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December 1-10. "
H'ith the Proceeds a Great
Work Is to Be Carried On
FLORIDA WEATHER
Local . rains Monday and Tues
day with not much .change la tem
pature. Fresh south Winds. .
-loO JaqJH 'ujfcujnd
VOL. XXII NO. 226.
PENSACOLA FLORIDA, - MONDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 8, 1919.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
FFERTOEND
FLETCHER SAYS
DEPORT ALIENS
WORK ON BRUCE DRY DOCKS BEING PUSHED
PARTIES STAND
TDIMIOOK HAS
STRIKE SECRET
v-.
AN EQUAL SHOW ALLEGED MUTINY
Vocations in Case Between
Officials Are Moved to -Indianapolis.
GARFIELD IS UNMOVED
Ll Restrictions Will Continue
in Full Force Until Actual
Settlement Is Reached.
Washington, Dec. 7. Government
reposals for settlement of the soft
ial strike were veiled in mystery , here
cretary
Torkers, wno arrivea nere secreuy-ai
ton Saturday, and were closeted with
Pilmer until midnight, when the an-
ouncement was made that a definite
oncrete proposition from the president
ooiir.g to a speedy settlement or we
coal strike, had been put before Lewis
i:d Green. Air. Palmer also announced
jey had promised to urge acceptance
y the miners' executive board, which
aeets Tuesday at Indianapolis. - No
ne would even say who called Lewis
.:i Green to come here. ' v ' j ;
Eefors boarding the train for Indian -
in sight. It was learned he would
refer with Federal District Judge
aderson at Indianapolis. .
"My position has not been budged
r. inch," was the only comment to
;ig'nt of Fuel Administrator . Garfield.
: was recalled he said last night he
sas dttermined that not a cent would
it? ad.ed to the price of coal to finance
sage increases and that r' the govern
nont was behind him in . this. The
tr.!y persons at the conference yes
terday was Palmer, Lewis, Green and
secretary Tumulty.
Indianapolis, Dec. 7. Government
&'icials and representative of : tho
Cnited Mine Workers professed igno
ance here tonight of terms of the
ie proposal settling the coal strike,
pis Searles, editor of the United
;iiae. Workers' journal,. declard.b.owV
iver, as did other miners' officials at
furious places, that whatever terms
ire acceptable to Lewis and " Green,
be indorsed by the miners execu
te board. .... '
A special session of the federal grand
;ury meets here tomorrow to inves-
;gite charges of conspiracy to limit
; reduction of coal by the operators and
ainers. ' ' . ,
A number of miners officials are
ue to appear in court Tuesday to an-
wer charges of violation of in junc-
Theie .is no intimation as to
vhtthcr there will be any postpone-
lem.
Chicago. Dec. 7. Proposal for set-
iement of the coal strike presented
i Vv'ashington last night included a
i rtr cent wage " advance and ap-
nir.tment of a commission to study
ages, profits and, all conditions sur-
ounding the industry upon resump-
wn of work by tho miners, accord
S to private advices from Washing
ton received today by Secretary Hon-
'Q, of the Illinois coal operators' as
sociation, -v
Honnold declared his information in
ficateJ settlement Tuesday or ' Wed
nesday and that the miners will be
;'acs t0 wwk not later than Friday, at
stin Illinois. , ..
Terms, as internretated bv Honnold
his advices, are similar to the
n previously xut forward by Fuel
4-mmstrator Garfield and containing
ain details that will not be made
fM until consideration Tuesday by
miners' executive board, fie said
operators are ready for reopening
Would expect an adequate supply
1 cars to move coal.
Atlanta, Dec. 7. Xo relaxation of
restrictions until the coal strike
: aet nitely settled and curtailment of
senger trains, according to present
s, will be effective
N'uan nCed' U was said at hta
L' ' 01 the railroad administra-
I -on tonight.
I Fort Scott. t.'o. -r, -
under V u J-'cc- A1x"
4 T-J.; Howa". president of District
bcfnrr. U"'B vorKers, appeared
od. Lnited States commissioner
fcr""l,. furr'ished bond of $10,000
htJ1 ar,r'eara"ce at Indianapolis
ie SZ i answer charges of violating
'me injunction. He was arrested
'"one last night. " : ;
?E FREED AT ONGE
7. The forty
ans held as witnesses in .
n. w ith. the abduction of Con
tr,. nt Jenkins- will be released
as there's no proof afeainst
ra of
ja i. . """'bi ovviuiljg. Ill
!. ?-XiC0 City newspaper Excelsior.
rlf WsIaPer says the announce-
CaUsed Jenkins to say in an
.nt tone that he would have the
? J Persons punished if it took, all
t' caPita.l, including those who
H :'reatenei the natives to1 make
testify against him . Th tiowr.
' h13 that JenkJns was informed
.ig0,; waa released "by order of the
"1 and iven no further explana
" na that it is rumored the judge
removed.
Bill Pending in Senate Would
Provide' For Enemy Deten
tion on Island Guam,.
TEXT OF BILL PUBLIC
Measure Would Provide Punish
ment for All Who Conspire
Against Government.
A bill to nunish r.onsniracv asrrtinst
organized government and providing!
-.'eht Attorney uenerai jr-aimer ana t uepuria.i.iuju. ui n cucm? aiicus ;
B Ames, his special assistant, are J lsianu oi uuam, m. uib douwi
-route to Indianapolis on the same! Seas, whichhas been proposed Ty Sen
with Acting President Lewis and 1 a'tor Duncan U. Fletcher, of Florida. ha3
Green of the United Minei "ecu reau. iwice.auu raaieu w
judiciary committee. v .
Tho text of the bill which has been
the source of a great deal of interest
in legislative circles; especially in view
of the wide unrest attributed to radi
cals, follows:
- "A bill to punish conspiracy against
organized government.
. "lie it enacted ny tne senate ana
house of representatives of the United
Stages of America in congress assem
bled, ';" .
"That every citizen of the (United
States who directly or indirectly com
mences or carries on any verbal, writ
es, however. Palmer declared - he , ten or printed intercourse, or corres
riS quite sure the end of the strike j pondence, with any other person or per-
i sons, wneiner. .citizens or am-us. nu
the intent, either peaceably or by vio
lence, to overthrow the government of
the United. States, or to disintegrate or
In any other manner set aside or do
away with all government ; or who be
comes a member of any organization
association or. society, foreign or do
mestic, having any su.h purpose; or
who directly- or indirectly, publicly or
privately, associates -himself cr herself
with any other person o. persons hav
ing any such purpose; or who, having
such intent or purpose, congregates, or
who has or permits to ba congregated, 1
for him or, her, ajny mUns; or other
persons, the purpose - of which, is to
secure the cooperation of ,su-!i" persons
in an attempt, either peaceably or by
violence, to overthrow, disintegrate, or
in any manner do away with or set
aside the government of the United
States, .or all governmert, treneraUy, in
cludingi that rot- the ; United i-tatea.- or
who has in his possession. u-totiy or
control any: dangerous explosive for
the purpose of causing the death of
any person or persons whomsoever as
the result of any understanding or
agreement with another person or per
sons to the injury of the government of
the United States, shall be deemed and
held
as adhereins to the enemies of
the United States, giving them aid andj,egea ant5 schoola, but because the men
comfort; and, upon conviction, shall bejtn ey turned out made better than those
fined -not less than so.uuu ior eacn oi-
fense and imprisonment not less thpnjThja wag even more pronounced in the
one nor more man icn years, ur
lieu of such fine and imprisonment, in
the discretion of the judge, he deported
permanently to the island of Guam.
"Sec. 2. That upon the decree. of de
portation being entered the person shall
be delivered to the United States mar
shall, together with the transcript of
judgment and decree to be furnished by
the clerk of. the . court under seal of
the court.;" The marshal shl then,
forthwith .transport said convicted de
fendant or defendants to the island of
Guam by the most direct and conven
ient route and deliver him or them to
the United States marshal, of said
island, and shall also deliver the certi
fied copy of decree to the clerk of
the court of said island, who shall
enter same upon the records of said
court, and said court shall then have
jurisdiction of any future proceedings
necessary in each case. And the mar
shal of said island shall, upon receiv
ing anv such person or persons, make
a record or such transaction and shall
proceed to such measures in the way
of registration, thumb prints, Bertillion
measurements, or such other means as
he may deem necessary to permanently
identify such person as a. deported per-
(N'o. 3 Continued on Page Two.)
MEXICO CASE TO
BECONSIDE
Senate Will Take Up Resolution
Requesting President to
Break Off Relations.
Washington, Dec. 7. The Mexican
situation overshadows all , questions
likely to come before congress this
week. The senate foreign relations
committee meets tomorrow to riye
further consideration to a resolution
requesting President Wilson ' to break
off diplomatic relations with Mexico
and to withdraw recognition of the
Carranza government. T "-'
. Senator Fall, author "of the. resolu
tion talked with the president Friday
and it is expected Mr. Wilson will give
some expression of opinion on the pro
posal in advance of the meeting. Sen
ator Fall said tonight, however, the
president had not definitely promised
any response. .
..Aside from "Mexico there Is enough
work before the house and1 senate to
keep both busy Until' the holidays with
little probability that the peace treaty
will I. ftsen UP in the senate In the
meahoi
RED
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COLLEGES VILL
EXTEND STUDY
Education Will Be Made Avail
able For Every Boy and
- Girl in State.
Gainesville. Dec. 7 An education for
every girl and boy in Florida has been
made possible by extending the Univer
sity of Florida and the State college for
women, from campus lines to every town
ship in the state. The General Extension
division nan lust sent out announcements
of tne correspondence courses offered.
Members of the last legislature estab
lished the General Extension division as
the means of taking educational .advan
tages to the boys and girls and the men
and .women of Florida, no matter how far
they are from school. '-Florida was one
of the first f the southern states to pass
ness. to a broad, democratic service for
all people.".'.' ''.-:':. v r.
"Education so tremendously justified
Itself durtns the war that ithe world now
has an appreciation of its value never
known before," says B. C. Riley, director
of the General Extension division. "An
education was almost a condition' of pre
ferment'ln the army, not by any reason
of sentiment or prejudice in favor of col-
subsidiary industries and organ izat ions
that made, the military arm effective and
this condition will remain. This appreci
ation of the government and private in
dustries of , an educated man is respon
sible for the large increase in enrollment
In our schools and colleges. - "
"But, as we are living in a democracy.
why confine these necessary educational
advantages to the small fortunate group
of boys and girls who can attend college?
The desire to get increased training' has
percolated to every grade and high school
in our state and our colleges must try to
serve all the people of the common-wealth
supporting them. "
"All boys and girls . In Florida, regard
less of where they live, should have equal
opportunities for training with, the sons
and daughters of the more wealthy, and
everything will be done to'seek out those
who desire more training and to assist
them. '. ' - -, ; '
; " ; Courses For All
'fThe situation must be met as It ex
ists, and high school work will be given
for students who live in rural communi
ties and small towns. College courses,
paralleling as far as possible the work
in residence, will be offered." A number
of short practical courses will be given
those who wish to take , work which will
help them to advance In vocation or trade,
and reading courses have been planned for
busy persons on the farm and in the shop,
office and home." A .
Despite heavy schedules, members of
the faculties of the University of Florida
and the State College for women have
prepared correspondence courses and will
give up part of their recreation time to
correcting papers.- . -
As the work is wholly individual, stud
ents may enroll at any time and progress
as rapidly as their time and ability per
mit. With an hour a day for study the
average student ' can ---do a great deal
of good work. Subjects will be offered
in the various departments of both the
University - and the State College.
. "' " . College Courses
In arts and sciences, courses will be
given in ancient and Roman languages,
economics, English history, mathematics,
philosophy, phychology, " political science
and sociology. '
Education courses Include methods of
teaching, public school ,. administration,
history of education, child" study, civic
biology and nature study. ;
Elementary agriculture, . soils, fertili
zers, trucking, live stock and citrus cul
ture are among the courses given In ag
rlculture. ' ' ; '
Engineering courses, - which are non
credit, are engineering drawing, - shop
mathematics and estimating, v
; Law offers non-credit courses in ele
mentary, c&mmercial.: . agricultural - and
school law. , High school credit Is given
for commercial law. - - ' .. 1
A" credit course " In r methods In - home
economics and non-credit course in" sew-
(So. 2 Continued on Page Two.)
'n t nni .... iwi -in T"
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WORK ON DOCKS
IS BEING PUSHED
First Section Big Plant Will Be
Launched on Next Monday,
Builders Expect.
, The first section of the mammoth 5,000
ton dry -dock will leave the ways at the
Bruce Dry Dock company's plant, Mon
day.V The second section will follow by
Christmas and work will begin immediate
ly on the construction of the remaining
three sections. . -
Approximately . 85 of the lumber for
the construction of the docks is already
on hand and the remainder is expected
during the next few weeks. All of the
castings necessary to complete the job
are' at the plant and only a very Ismail
percentage of the bolts and spikes remain
to be delivered. : .. v":
- Wnrlt '- Ik - twine- nimhed rnnldlv on . the
flecks vend ''rauV 'MabNeil,;- englrt.uiro'r-'
the Crandaii Engineering company, -w no
have charge of the Job, and Charles Craig
th snnerintendent for the . Aberthaw
Construction company who are building ,
the docks are exerting every effort to
finish the new docks on schedule time.
According to Thomas A. Johnson, sec-retary-treasurer
of the company, the big
floating dry docks will be in operation
on May 1 When complete they will
equal any plant of the kind on the gujf
or. South Atlantic and will be capable of
lifting ships of a dead weight of 6,000
tons and 475 feet in length. The new
docks will fill a long felt need to the
shipping interests at this port and. will
be a valuable asset In connection, with
the shipbuilding plant here. I
; So far there has been no difficulty ex- i
perlenced in the erection of the dry docks
and materials have been obtained for the
job on schedule time The engineers and
officials of the company declare that bar
rina accident the work will go through
as planned. '' -, . C -
BIG FREIGHTER
ARRIVES MOBILE
Noccalula Makes Trip in Ten
Hours From Pensacola.
rw., aio Dep. 7. The newly-
built steamer Noccalulu. from the plant
of the Pensacola Shiptmumng om
.. -ttv." a number of officials of
the company on board, arrived in port
this afternoon at 4:au ocioc..
Noccalulu will dock today on - the
marine dry dock of the Alabama Dry
Dock and Shipbuilding Company to
have her hull painted. The big 9,600
ton steamer made a fast trip from
Pensacola bar to Mobile bar in spite
of heavy weather that prevailed out
side. . The entire trip from dock to
dock, occupied ten hours' time. -
GIRL SLAYER IS
GIVEN PENALTY
Maude Moore Sentenced to 21
; Years at Knoxville.
Knoxville, Dec. Maude Moore,
charged with killing Leroy Harth
a wealthy automobile dealer, here re
cently was convicted of murder in the
first degree todaywith mitigating cir
cumstances carrying a verdict of 20
years in the penitentiary. She claimed
she killed when Harth attacked ' her
during a night automobile ride.. ;
A motion for a new trial for Miss
Moore was entered. Martin .HUnter
will probably be " tried soon on a
charge of accessory before and after
the fact. " . . . . .
REPUBLICANS TO
MEET IN CAPITAL
Washlneton. Dec 7 Leadiner fisrures
In the republican party, will be here this
week for the convention on Wednesday
of the Republican T National ; committee
which will choose the time and place for
th 1920 convention. St. Louis and Chi
cago are after It. Backers . of. Major
General Leonard Wood. Governor Low-
den of Illinois, Senator Harding of Ohio
and Senator Poindexter of Washington
are expected to be active by Wednesday."
PLANE RUNS ON
TO SPECTATORS
Two Are Killed and Many In
jured in Accident on Aerial -Field
at Chattanooga.
Chattanooga, Decs 7 Lena May She'll,
aged seven and Mrs. Mallssa Myers were
killed and several others, mostly - child
ren, injured this afternoon at March
Field when an airplane piloted by V.
Prince Hollingsworth dashed into he
crowd as it was taking -off. Most of the
persons were watching Eddie Stinson who
was in the air and according to testi
mony at the inquest a boy ran in front
of the machine. Hollingsworth In try
Injr to avoid him hit the crowd. ' ;.'
. Hollingsworth a commercial flyer from.
Chicago was permitted bond on a charge
of manslaughter. ' After .. the ; accident
many men swarmed -around ,th machine
stnd threatened to- lyneh Hdllingsworth.
Stinson as a precaution against damage
to his machine hopped off after landing
and went ten miles away.
SIX DAY BICYCLE
RACE WAS CLOSE
t .-'.
Newark Team Wins With Swiss
and French Teams Closely
Following.
New .York, Dec. Alfred Goullet
and Eddie Madden of the Newark
team won a six day bicycle race at
Madison Square Garden which ended
at 11:00 o'clock tonight.
Oscar Egg of Switzerland and Mar
cel Dupuy of France were second;
Reggie McNamara Of Australia and
Jake Magin of New Jersey, third. The
teams had covered 2,501 miles and one
lap in ''143 'hours, compared with a
record of 2,625 miles by Dupuy and
Egg in 1916. , - ,
PERFECT PEACE
REIGNS IN HAYTI
New York,. Dee. 5. Hayti is enjoy
ing the nearest approach to an in
ternal peace in years, due to Ameri
can marine orricers wno Kiuea me, no
torious Haitien bandit chief, Charlem-
angue, and rounded up his band of out
laws, according to passengers arriving
today. . :
EX-CHANCELLOR
TO VISIT COUNCIL
- , .... .
"Vienna, Dec. 7. Dr. Karl ' Renner,
the chancellor, has been notified by
the supreme council that it is willing
to receive- him personally at Paris to
plead his.; country's dangerous plight.
Dr. , Renner will beg for immediate
help, proposing as an alternative the
retirement - of the present government
and the Selection by the allies of a
neutral -dictator and an administra
tive staff to govern the country-
COAL SHORTAGE
HITS DETROIT
One Hundred Thousand Idle To
day as Result of Strin
. gency.
Detroit, Dec. 7 Approximately 100,000
workers will be idle here ; tomorrow as
a result- of coal conservation measures
anrl it is expected that it will reach 200,000
by the middle of the week, unless the
strike ends before that time.
POLICE ARRESTED
BOGALUSA AFFAIR
. FranklLnton, Loulsana, Dec. 7 Thirteen
policemen,, members of a posse, which
killed , the four labor leaders at Bogalusa
In attempting to arrest a negro labor
leader;- were arrested today. on "charges
of murder, and were brought here. They
wero released on J40.000 bond each. The
charges were filed .by. a brother of one
man who was klUCn i
Democrats - Have No Formally
" Announced Candidates As
Yet For Presidency.
REPUBLICANS HAVE TWO
Uncertainty Still Exists As to
Whether the President Will
Feel Called on to Run.
(By GEORGE H. MANNING.)
, Washington, D. C, Dec. 7. Not In
many years has the field been so open
and the" start so even in both tho
Democratic and Republican parties for
presidential candidates as it is right
now. With the nominating convention
but six months off no candidate has
any thing like a commanding lead.
Usually half a dozen avowed can
didates of each party are actively in
the field with well-organized publicity
bureaus and boosters in full swing y
this time. :- . v
Two Republicans.,: Senator Miles
Poindexter, of Washington, and Gov
ernor Frank O. Lowden. of Illinois.
have thrown their hats in the ring and
are actually campaign ing.
No Democrats have formally an
nounced. The reason for this is that
the Democrats with eyes on the presi
dency, have been deterred from taking
measures in their own behalf because
of the possibility that President Wil
son may be callfed upon to again be
a candidate. The Democratic aspirants
are certain to wait but a short while
longer on President Wilson, however,
before getting their booms under way.
N,one of the men of either party
vho are generally looked upon as can
didates have made any apparent gain
in, favor over the others in recent
months and the field isv still open
with all having an equal chance for
victory. The lists of prominent men
considered candidates have received
no additions in some months. The
active and receptive candidates are:
Republicans General Leonard Wood,
New Hampshire; Governor Frank O.
Lowden, Illinois ; Senator Warren G.
Harding, Ohio ; Senator . Hiram , John
son, Calif orn ia ; Senator Miles ; Poin
dexter, - JWashingtoH, t and. Governor
Coolidge, of Massachusetts. : r-
Democrats William G. McAdoo, of
New York; Attorney General A. Mitch
ell Falmery Pennsylvania; Governor
Cox and Senator Pomerene, of Ohio;
Vice-President Marshall and Champ
Clark, of Missouri.
Now that the formal call of the
meeting of the Democratic national
committee in Washington on January
8 has been sent out, the presidential
political pot for 1920 Is certain to be
gin boiling furiously. The Republicans
will , hold their national committee
meeting ahead of the Democrats, as
usual, on December 10.
The talk in political circles, here
about convention cities and dates in
dicates Chicago, about the second week
in June, will again be the choice of
the Republicans, and that the Demo- : evenly. It was about 11:45 p. m. when
crats will probably go to St. Louis , Mr. McAvey heard a shout in the en
about July 4.- There, is some talk of Jgrine room and went to see what was
making a . change this year." however, j wrong. He found the engine' room
and some people are urging San Fran- vacant when he got there and contin
cisco as the meeting place of the Dem- ; ued up the ladder to the deck, where
ocratlc convention. Kansas City Is - he found Mr. Grey fighting with Mar
also out to get the convention with a j tinez and another man.
big financial offer. j Mr. McAvey had just stepped on
, The leaders of both parties are much I deck when someone hit him and
more concerned about policies this j knocked him over the fes c -an'! -aft' -year
than candidates. - Usually the . gangway rail. He scrambled to his
choosing of the candidate has been the j feet and ran to his stateroom. As ; he -big
task and the preparation of the J entered the door he saw a -a le- "
commonplace platform but a form- hind him, ducked for a s: u-
ality.
But business, financial and indus
trial conditions and the views and de
sires of the people are changing so
rapidly and are so difficult to deter-
mine these days that the great con -
cern of the party leaders is to fix
(No. 1 Continued on Page Two.) -
ITALIAN CITY IS
SCENE RIOTING
Mobs Raid Arms Shops, Free
Criminals and Otherwise
Terrorize Mantua.
Rome, Dec. 6. Eight persons are dead
and v forty-two vknown wounded as the
result of wild rioting Wednesday and
Thursday ; at Mantua, where mobs ter
rorized the city. Rioters attacked a small
garrison and cut telegraph and telephone
communications and raided arms shops,
burned prisons, freeing a ' II sorts of crim
inals and held the police and soldiers at
bay until fresh troops and carabineers
arrived with ' machine guns and occupied
the city. Military troops finally estab
lished order.
. Rome newspapers tonight print full de
tails. The Giornale d Italia says the
Mantua chamber of labor authorised the
strike without, excesses. Five hundred
strikers began disorders and were speed
ily joined by the lawless element under
the direction of extremists, v
..'At the railroad station a mob tore up
tracks and entered the restaurant and
feasted, drank and poured wine on the
floor until it flowed into the street, in
censing -those who were unable to jam
into the restaurant.
Chief Engineer Admits Shoot
ing Two Men and Claims He
Acted in Self Defense.
OILER STOPPED ENGINE
Engineer on Watch Was Driven
From Engineroom by AI
V leged Drunken Assistant. -
The shipping board steamer Tilla
mook, Captain J. F. C. Moller, Blue
fields to Pensacola, arrived in port
yesterday morning and was immedi
ately boarded by District Attorney
Colonel John 'L. Neeley, accompanied
by special assistants and deputy Uni
ted States marshals, acting under the
direct orders of the department of
Justice at Washington.
No arrests were made, but a thor
ough investigation is being made into
the admitted shooting by Chief En
gineer McAvey of two oilers, E. Mar
tinez and Manuel Gomez, on board th
Tillamook on. the night of November,
Colonel Neeley was accompanied Jw.
Special Investigator Dodd, Deputy
Marshals McMillan and Hurlburt, s.-'rt
The Journal representative. .
A short preliminary investigation
was held on the ship and was con
tinued at the office of the district at
torney. Tho investigation, which
lasted until late yesterday afternoon, -will
be continued today at 4:30 o'clock.
According to the story as told by
Chief Engineer McAvey, Second and
Third .Assistants Casey and Grey,
patched out with statements by other
members of the crew, the story of tho
shooting appears to be substantially
as follows:
Shortly after 11 o'clock on the night
of November 8, while Third Engineer
Grey was on watch, the steam was
fluctuating badly, due its seems
greeness on the part of the water"
tender, Gomez, who would let tlu
water get low in 'the boiler and the :
fill it fulL. The ship at jthis firae wr -
about 27 miles out" from " Bluefields. '
Mr. Grey sent for the chief engineer
to come down and help out. In th
meantime he went into the fireroom.
where Fireman Paulson was on watcU
Mr. Grey had scarcely reached , th
fireroom when tho oiler on watch in
the engine room, Martinez, closed the
throttle, stopping the engines. Mr.
Grey hurried back to the engine room,
started the- engine and ordered Mar
tinez to go up to his quarters and go
to bed. Martinez refused, but later
did go on deck and tell a friend;
Cabrera, about the trouble.
When Mr. McAvey reached the en
gine room Mr. Grey had the engines
running and Mr. McAvey went into
the fireroom to see what was wrong.
He had no trouble in getting the ash
, nans nulled an1 sstoam mtn-j
, drawer, and as the man hurled - a- -
monkey-wrench at him, fired. , The at-,
tacker apparently turned around and 1
walked away. Chief McAvey" did not -
know whether or not he had hit the
' man, who proved to be Cabrera, until
the next day.
Mr. McAvey went from his state
room to the main deck, where Grey
and Casey were fighting a short time
before. As he stepped on td the waist
accommodation plank, a man rushed
at him with a knife uplifted. The chief,
cried out, "Stop, or I'll shoot. Stop!"
and then fired. The man fell on a pilo
of coal and was later picked up and
carried to the bridge, where First Of
ficer, Mr. Anderson, dressed . hii
wound.
By this time Captain Moller had
been called and was on der-jerbtt 'Thrt -was
no one to be seen. He a4S&i y.ir.
McAvey about the trouble and u
told as much as Mr. McAvey toer f
the time. The next morninv Cai-v-.-i x
was found lying in the staifacaixi' pas- "
sage way unconscious. He quickly re
covered consciousness, altfiought hav
ing a .45 calbre pistol wound through
his abdomen. - -
Cabrera and Martinez were taken
back to Bluefields and were sent to
New Orleans on the Nicaraguan
steamer, Managua.
The Tillamook continued to Colon,
where Gomez and another water tend tr
named Leon deserted.
Captain Moller left $200 with the
American consul at Bluefields to pay
the hospital expenses of the twrf
wounded men and also gave the consul
what money was due the men. He will
leave the ship at Pensacola to go to
his home in San Francisco, preferring
not to work on ships sailing on th
east coast. -
The investigation will be continue
at the federal building at 4:30 o'clocS
this afternoon.
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