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In today's Journal. To sell or rent Real Estate, advertise In The Jour nal. The Journal has been the lead ins Real Estate medium In West Florida for over 20 years. FLORIDA WEATHER Clearing and cooler Tuesday. Wednesday fair and cooler. Mod erate to fresh ehifting winds becoming northwest VOL. XXII NO. 201. PENSACOLA FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 12, 1919. PRICE FIVE CENTS MEN COAL MINERS OR DERE D TO WORK I A II I II I II III II III III II III I II ON BACK Operators And Miners Of All Soft Coal Fields Confer On New Wage Schedule Meeting is Called for Friday in Washington by Secre tary Wilson of U. S. De partment of Labor. STRIKE CALLED OFF UNDER PROTEST "We Are Americans and Cannot Fight Our Govern ment' Said Lewis in An nouncing Compliance Washington. Nov. 11.- Secretary of Labor Wilson this afternoon invited operators and miners of all fields In volved in the soft coal strike, which the United Mine Workers of America called off, .to meet here Friday, to dis cuss a new wage agreement. Thnmaa n Rrswater. chairman of the operator's scale committee invit ed the miners to the conference, and they wired him and Secretary Wilson, accepting the secretary's invitation. Indianapolis, ; Nov. 11. Way .for a final adjustment of the controversy of soft coal operators and miners ap peared in sight tonight for miners leaders, after sending out cancellation of the strike order, accepted Secre tary Wilson's invitation to a confer ence with the operators Friday. Some leaders asserted Chairman Brewster's Invitation was a trick of operators to obtain a tacit acknowledgement of the Washington wage agreement and make a test of an injunction order carry ing it , to the Supreme Court if neces sary. ;;-v"": -v" . ,. ".. Charleston, W. Va, Nov. 11. The 42,000 miners in district number seventeen, which includes the great er part of West Virginia - and east ern - Kentucky, were ordered back to work by District President Keeny in a telegram tonight from Indian apolis. Indianapolis. Ind. ,Nov. 11. An or der calling off the nation-wide bitu minous coal strike was -issued today, following the decision of the general committee of the United Mine Work ers of America to obey , the mandate of U. S. District Judge A. B. Ander son, issued here last Saturday. The general committee, composed of inter-j national officers and district presi , dents, and members of the executive board and scale committee, reached its decision at 4:10 this morning and ad journed five minutes later to reconvene at 2 o'clock this afternoon. "Gentlemen, we will comply with the mandate of the court. We do it un der protest. We are Americans. We cannot fight our government. That Is all." This was the statement of John I Lewis, acting president of the mine workers, announcing the decision, and other members of the conference, ap- parently worn out by their long hours V of discussion declined to add to the statement of their chief and soon dis persed. ; The general committee had been in session since shortly after 10 o'clock 4 . yesterday morning taking only brief recesses for luncheon and dinner. The proceedings were interrupted during the afternoon session by the appear ance of United States Marshal Mark Storen and his deputies who served 33 of the officials with copies of the temporary injunction, issued Saturday, and returnable December 1. The writs in the restraining order were made returnable November 20. During the day approaches to the entrances of the conference were care fully guarded by a sergeant-at-arms ' and during recesss a man remained on guard in tho hall,' but in the later hours of the conference the sergeant-at-arms disappeared. - The speeches at times were " Im passioned and voices , from the hall rose above the hubbub of the hotel in , which the conference was held, but only a work now and then was distinguish able. It is understood all phases of the question were argued and the ef fect various actions might have on the organization entered into discussion, but according to members not a vote was taken on any subject until the action early today was decided upon. The recall of the strike order will onen the way immediately for a re sumption of the negotiations between the miners and the operators, as the operators have announced they would be rsady to consider a new wage agree ment at any time the strike order was withdrawn. It is also understood the question of arbitration entered largely into the discussion In the final stages of the meeting, .but the miners po sition on this subject was not an nounced. . The question of just how many coal No. 3. Continued on Page 2. QEH OF THREE rMiSlffiE ON AfflSTICE DAY Legioners : Are Joined by Veterans of the War of . the Confederacy and of the Spanish War. . , ALL CIVIC BODIES JOIN FESTIVITIES Parade, Barbecue and Street Dance Make Day One to Be RememberedFrank Marston Post to Meet . Veterans , of three wars united yes terday in observing the first anni versary of the armistice with Germany. Heroes of the War of the Confeder acy and of the Spanish American war joined with the American Legion in making the Day memorable. A com pany of regulars from Fort Bar rancas, with light equipment, had a place in the parade, .the various war workers took part, and nearly every civic organization was represented. The parade moved promptly at 3 o'clock; .covered the route, laid jout in advance and " disbanded at Mallory Court where a series of boxing matches was held. The participants were Roy McDonald vs. Kid Walters and Joe Lawrence vs. Yeager. Two sections of . the pageant were by the American Red Cross and the War Camp Community Service. Howard Chandler Christy's poster, "The Spirit of America," was rep resented by a beautifully decorated float, the idea having been expanded by Mrs. J. C. Dunham and Sidney J. Levy, to make a striking tableaux; "The Spirit of America," posed by Elizabeth Dunham, forming the . apex of design, with Misses Eleanor Mitchell and Robbie Hyer, on either side, wear ing the uniform of the Red Cross. The Army, and Navy, were represented by men in uniform, and the flags of the nation made a colorful back ground. . ' ' The -War Camp Community Service section was headed by . three young women oh horseback, Miss Maudie Mae Allen leading,; bearing the Ameri can flag. Her aides were Lois Hud son and Katie Johnson. The allies were represented in costume, by Laura Merritt, as America; Thelma Hansen, as France; Alice Roch, Belgium; Frances Daniels, England; Edna Gon zalez, Italy; each bearing the flag of No. 1 Continued on Pag 2. REv.PRrrcurr IS HIT BY AUTO AT CRESTVIEW People of Crestview and Quincy Celebrate Armis tice Day and Conclude Successful Red Cross Drive. Crestview, Fla., Nov. 11. The Oka loosa county chapter Red Cross closed its successful roll call drive today with a sad accident at the end. After night Rev. W. F. Pritchett, while walKing on Main street, was struck by a car driven by W. C Pryor county superintendent of , schools, and pain fully hurt. The extent of his injuries is not known at this writing, but at tending physicians hope that his in juries are not fatal and may not ' be more serious than external wounds and bruises. The active, intense and successful drive for Red Cross membership closed with a day of thanksgiving by most of the people of the county at Crest- view, an all-day session of prayer and j thanksgiving had been thoroughly ad vertised, and notwithstanding the in clemency of the weather the people began to gather early. and by. 10 No. 2 Continued on Page 2. KENTUCKY CHIEF. - ' s '' J." , ' ' " l . - ' i tf z ' ' ' TO. X " a. ,, ( ' FRANKFORT, KY. Edward P. Mirrow, , governor-elect of Kentucky, ran on the Republican . ticket on a platform of opposition to the league of nations, and defeated Governor James D. Black, Democrat. LEGION HOLDS BUSY SESSION Numerous Matters of Great , Importance to Members of Organization Are Being . Threshed Out. Minneapolis, Nov. 11. Spirited con tests over the attitude of the veterans of the great war on many important national policies were on the program to be fought out today on the floor of the first convention of the Ameri can Legion in the . second day's ses sion. ' With reports of 20 committees to consider speakers were limited to five minutes as today's session "was broken by the armistice day parade in which the legion delegates were joined by veterans of previous wars and sev eral patriotic societies. '. . . Among the important recommenda tions submitted to the convention- to day In the committee reports are:;. War . . service , adjustment bonus granting each service man and woman one dollar a day for time in the fed eral service. - Proposing Minneapolis . as perman ent national headquarters. ' ,". Committee endorsement of universal military training. , Important changes in . the converted war risk insurance .policies bffered't discharged veterans by the govern ment. ' - J Revision of the constitution to cre ate a new set of national offices and offices. , . ' .; ' In crease in national dues to support the American Legion Weekly. Extending . membership to state troops and others, not federalized and also auxiliaries composed of women relatives of veterans. One of the important matters which will come up for consideration at the convention of the American ' Legion, now convening in Minneapolis, is that of race distinction in the organiza tion. At a meeting which was held in Bartow, General A. H. Blanding, State Commander of the American Legion, ," asked ' that . representatives from Florida arrange for a caucus for the Southern ' States on . this question, of such importance to the south. , This section of the state , Is repre sented at the convention, by W. ' H. Creary, of Pensacola, .son of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Creary. 1220 East Blount street, who left Saturday for Minne apolis. Mr. Creary is one of five ser vice men from the state-at-large at this meeting. ' ' , - - Judge . Billingsley,- of Miami, who Is a candidate for attorney-general, is also a delegate at large, and one of the men from the south who is leading the fight for an auxiliary Legion for the negroes. ' 7 Judge Billingsley, In a"; recent let ter to the management of the West Florida Fair, in explaining his absence on Candidate's Day, stated that, he ex pected to visit this section of the state, after the Minneapolis conven tion, at which time he would present his views on public questions. It is probable that the experiences at the convention in Minneapolis ywill prove Interesting at this time. -ATrMAPOLIS ARMISTICE DAY PARADE FIRED ON BY SNIPERS Three Overseas Veterans Are Killed and One In jured by Shots From Con cealed Positions on Roofs. I. W. W. BELIEVED TO BE RESPONSIBLE One Prisoner Is Taken From Jail By Mob I. W. W. Leader Is Rescued From Hanging By Police. , A Centralia. Washington. Nov.. II. Snipers.N believed to be. Industrial Workers of the World, fired on an Armistice Day parade here this af ternoon from roofs of buildings near the I. W. W. hall, causing the deaths of three overseas veterans and possi bly fatal injuries to one and injuries to five more. , Sixteen alleged I. W. W.'s were ar rested and jailed and more are being jailed as fast as found. Former sol diers guarded the jail to keep the prisoners from a mob which - arur rounded it. After the shooting the mob ran sacked the I. W. W. hall and tore down the front of the building and threw the furniture Into the street, wher it was burned. They did not 'burn the hall. - - r v ;v . . - - The whole city .bad-turned out to celebrata -tbV- anniversary of luispen slon 1jf ( hostilit4" and the, p Session was headed by ity boys o helped to bring about the glad " day ' a year ago. ' ' Wearing uniforms that sheltered them In the trenches of France and on the picket lines of the German bor der they were a cynosure to all eyes. As the line,?wung around the corner near the I. T?, W. hall the "band struck up a. patriotic march. Then bullets came from the unseen enemy. The crack of rifles were drowned by the blare of the band, but the falling men and rivulets of blood showed to the spectators what had taken place,- and tiny puffs of smoke from the roof of a nearby building indicated from where the shots hid comeearness to the I. W. W. hall .led" to a quick decision that the herpes were slain from am bush by radicals who oppose the American system of government. Wives and sweethearts of service men rushed to aid the fallen. The parade, quickly broke .up and -service men started to search the city and through- No. 4 Continued on Page 4. RED CROSS HAS . CL051TDRIVE FOR ROLL CALL : ;f -?y.-- . Women's pominittees Re ! ceive Praise for Excellent Work Meh Called to Meet at 5:15 O'Clock Splendid results were achieved yes terday by the young women in their intensive work for the Red Cross, un der the direction of the . chairman of the woman's division, Mrs J. C. Dun ham. V ' At 2:30 the squads formed at Red Cross headquarters were furnished with Red Cross caps and arm bands, and began their campaign. Contribu tions as high as one hundred dollars were received, and though returns had not been tabulated last night, results were gratifying. ! W. K. Hyer, chairman of the roll call, has called a meeting of the men's committee for 5:15 o'clock this after noon at headquarters at the San Car los. All team captains of this section, and all members of the executive comv mittee are urged to attend, and cap tains are asked to turn in their re ports. Mr. Hyer stated last night that it would not be possible to say. too much for the sjplendid work that the women have done in this campaign. Mrs. J. C. Dunham, chairman of the woman's division, said: "The co operation of the women has been won derful, and I cannot, say too much in their praise. They have been a unit RULE WAS BROKEN. O n ROME When Miss Gertrude G. Lee was given audience 'by the pope she appeared without the mantilla which Vatican rule requires be worn by women received. The - pope said the Knights of Columbus uniform was a sovereign passport to his presence, and Miss Lee was in the K.' of C. war service. CENTENNIAL TO BE HELD HERE Committee x on Procedure Will Hold Second Meeting Tomorrow to Complete Investigation of Law. (By LUCKY BALDWIN.) ' The centennial committee on pro cedure will meet at the city hall, Sen ator Jones' office, at 4 o'clock to morrow afternoon to continue the dis cussion of ways and means. A short meeting was held yesterday morning and the various committee members have certain phases'of the centennial situation under consideration. They will report tomorrow. Members of the committee, are Judge A. C. Blount, John S. Beard, R. Pope: Reese, Frank Crenshaw, Judge A. C Binkley, and Postmaster B. S. Hancock. According, to information received in Pensacola yesterday, , Chairman Broerin has learned -of Penscola's de termination to hold artv International exposition, and in letters ;o the other members of the commission has Indi cated his belief that PensaJ Is fully Justified In planning to, "a Tola the real Florida centennial. v Chairman Brorein is quoted as saying that Pensacola's exposition will be the real show, and tuat the celebra tions to be held at Jacksonville, Tampa and Miami will be "minor affairs. It is intimated by Chairman - Brorein that Tampa and Miami may withdraw from the centennial four-fair propo sition. , . Some attempt is being made In Jack sonville to arouse Interest In the four fair proposition, - probably with ithe hope that Pensacola may be inveigled Into accepting the idea. There is lit tle hope 'that such a scheme can suc ceed, however. . West Florida has repeatedly given way to the east coast in , matters of this kind, has financed dozens of east coast expositions, and now is deter mined to have the Florida centennial, which : was twice given to her by the legislature. This Is the first time West Florida has asked for anything and it will be the first time West Florida ever has received anything. PEACETREATY MAKES NO GAIN S e v e n H our Discussion Leads to Noth- y v :;- ing. Washington, Xov. 11. The peace treaty drifted Into the doldrums again today, the, senate taking seven hours and accomplishing nothing. Tonight each side was blaming the other for delay and hopes of winding up the whole treaty fight this week are waning rapidly. Technically a com mittee reservation to- article ten was before the treaty, but the debate ranged from the Mormon religion to the administration's war policy. ISIPICATION Escambia County Fair At Molino Opens Today With Excellent Exhibits Ready LITTLE GIRL IS KILLED SAVING BROTHER'S LIFE Mary Ida Boghich, Aged 10 Years, is instantly Killed When Struck by Speeding Automobile. PUSHES BROTHER TO PLACE OF SAFETY Negro Chauffeur Is Arrest ed By Police and Turned 1 Over to County Held Without Bail- Giving her life to save a young brother, little Mary Ida Boghich 10 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marco Boghich, 1101 Fast . Jackson street, was struck by an automobile late yesterday afternoon, and instantly killed. The accident occurred about 4:30 o'clock. Mary Ida with her mother and two younger brothers had been in town taking part in the celebra tion of Armistice Day and watching the parade. On their return home Just as ' they went to cross the street at Ninth Avenue and Jackson Street, at what is known in the neighborhood as Burke's corner, a touring car driven by a negro struck the little girl. crushing her skull, instant death re sulting. The girl's younger brother was slightly In advance, but she, see ing the oncoming car hurried forward to push him back out of danger. The boy was uninjured. The mother, a close witness to the accident," was al most prostrated. Neighbors quickly went to the , scene and carried her home. The body of the little girl was taken to Pou's by Corporal Commyns of the police department. At the time of the accident, the father, who is an engi neer on the L. and N. railroad was absent and knew nothing of the sad occurrence until he returned from his run, late in the afternoon. , Mary Ida was the only daughter, and the elder of ' three children. . She attended School No. 40. and was a general favorite at school and in the neighborhood in which' she lived. Funeral services will be held from the home at 3 o'clock this afternoon. Burial will be in St. John's cemetery. The chauffeur, Ed Smith, negro, was arrested by the police and turned over to -the county. . He is held on a charge of murder. . CENSUS TAKERS BEING SOUGHT m PENSACOLA Supervisor Lewis of Mari- anna Will Conduct Exam inations at City Hall Next Friday. A. M. Lewis, supervisor of the cen sus" for the Third Florida . District, is at the Custodian's office in the Fed eral building all this week receiving applications for the position of cen sus enumerator. Mr. Lewis has po sitions for about 20 people. The cen sus will be taken during January, 1920, starting on the second day of the new year. Enumerators are needed both for the city and for the country districts. Pay is on a. per capita basis and varies according to the precincts. The pay is two to three and a half cents a name. According to the statistics in the of fice of the Census Bureau, enumera tors in 1910 received from one to two and a half cents a word and made from $8 to $10 a day. -v There is no limit to the number of . hours a day enumerators may work, therefore pay depends on how willing the taker is. There Is an extra allowance for productive Industries, the amount be ing 30 cents for each one. In the city each barn containing livestock Severe Rain of Monday Causes Some Exhibitors to Delay Until Today But Majority Are On Grounds. COL. JOHN S. BEARD , TO MAKE ADDRESS Official Opening Is at Two O'Clock This Afternoon Instead of at Ten This Morning as Previously Planned. (By M. M. MAGNER.) The Escambia county fair, which opens at Molino for three days, com mencing at 12 o'clock today, promises' to draw good crowds, and the people of Molino are enthusiastic In the be lief that the visitors will feel more than repaid for their attendance. Despite the handicap of the severs rain of Monday and early Tuesday, a number of those who wished to ex hibit were on hand yesterday, ar ranging their displays and getting the exhibition hall in readiness for tho opening today. Owing to the storm some people who probably were plan ning on. exhibiting were unable to ba ready yesterday, and they will be al lowed to enter ther exhibits today. There were a number of very creditable exhibits already placed, notablu amnnj which were . those from Lone Oak farm, Fig City, girls' canning club, boys' corn club, and the boys' pig club. There were also a number of general exhibits, individual exhibits, pantry exhibits and a liberal display of gen eral farm products, and with those who will undoubtedly enter today, should bring the display far above the aver age. What they may lack in quantity will be overcome by quality. The dis play contains some fine products and is a pleasing revelation of -what the Escambia soil can produce when properly developed. The official opening will be at 2 o'clfck this afternoon instead of 10 o'clock this morning, as previously planned. The address of welcome by Secretary and Treasurer C. G. Hall will be followed by the annual state ment by president and manager, L. W, Hardy. This will be followed by a patriotic address by Hon.' John 6. Beard, of Pensacola. Music will ba furnished by a good band during the day. Some of the attractions contracted for will not be present, as they failed to appear at the, last minute and left the fair officials without time to secure others to take the place of those who broke their contract. An especially notable feature which will be of interest to the rural com munities will be the Beeman farm tractor exhibition. The basket ball game at 4 p. m. will be of Interest to.a great many. The poultry, swine, colt and Angora goat entries promise to be very good, and' with the liberal prizes offered, should bring out some excellent stock. President Hardy and Secretary Hall were busy yesterday completing the final arrangements and making prepa ration to take care of the large crowd which they expect to have the opening day as well as Thursday and Friday. Every citizen of Escambia county should make it a point to attend at least one day during the fair and lend aid and support to an enterprise which, is going to mean much to the agri cultural and livestock development of West Florida and the state as a whole. HOUSE QUESTIONS CONTRACT BILLS Sub-Committee Would Ask ' Baker for State ment. Washington. Nov. 11. Reoresenta- tive Graham, Republican, of Illinois- chairman of a house war investigation sub-committee ; today introduced a resolution requiring Secretary Baker to have a review made of the settlements of war contracts with eight corpora tions and If it discloses any Irregulari ties to begin proceedings to recover sums of money due the government. Graham said the committee believes the government .may have a right to recover millions of dollars. Representative Garrett, of Tennes see, the only democratic member of the sub-committee, announced hi would submit a minority report dls agreeing. Continued en Paae 5. A. " ' (No. 6 Continued on Pao Twnl