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Can Accommodate the No vies of the World. W EST FLORI DA The All-Year Playground of America. s5 ONLY ASSOCIATED PRESS PAPER IN PEN S AC OLA M EM B E ft NEWS E 13 T E R P R I SE ASSOCIATION. VOL. XXIII, NO. 269? ' THE WEATHER. Cloudy and unsettled today and Sunday. PENSACQLA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22, 1921. PRICE FIVE CENTS flARMNG TO rTU" ui ii in in ii ii ii -in in 1 1 in EXTENDS GREETING - SO Senate May URGES UNITED EFFORT BY ALL President-Elect Believes in the South and Promises to Work for Good of All. WOULD HEAL OLD SORES Both Parties, He Says, Believe in the Principles Which ' They Expound. 4 (By Associated Press) ATLANTA, Jan. A new spirit of United Americanism, holding itself above aectlonal and partisan divisions and making secure the industries of the whole nation alike, was bespoken by President-elect Harding tonight in a message to the people of the south. The message, written at the request if Clark Howell, editor of the Atlanta Constitution, and democratic national committeeman for Georgia, was made public here on the arrival of the train which Is taking the president-elect to Florida. It follows: , Wants United Nation. Of course. I have no message to the people of the south that I would not gladly utter to all the United States. Perhaps the south would be interested to know, however, of one ambition which I cherish; I want to be the instrumentality In establishing that complete concord of union which I hold to be essential to the American fulfillment. I realize how the political solidarity of the south followed the unfortunate days of the civil war. I know how that solidarity has been en couraged on one hand, and I think I understand the desire to break It on the other hand., Both Parties Mean Well. "It Is not specifically ft republican ambition. It Is rather to be accredited to a desire to establish complete mu tuality of purpose and oneness of am bition In America. "There is Httlo left of the old time hostility and there Is not any occa sion for any section of America to pin Its aspirations to the fortunes of one party. I think It is fair to assume that nil political parties mean to be best for our common country. As a re publican I believ'e that many1 of the republican policies are best Calculated, to serve all of America. For instance, I believe there is a great significance In the , coming tariff congress to be held in Atlanta. ' Wants Prosperity. I believe most cordially in prosper ing America first. I do not see how we can retain our home markets upon which American good fortune must be founded and at the same time main tain American standards of produc tion and American standards of liv ing unless we make other peoples with lower standards pay for the priv ilege of trading in American markets. Ours is the best market in the world, because we are largest in consumption and ablest to buy. The application lies In a perfectly Justifiable ambition to make the southland as industrially Vminent as the states of the north and east. Betievee in South, There ought to bo the flame of In dustry here in exceptional signifi cance, because of your vaM natural resources. Vour people want precise ly the same things which are found in the natural ambitions of the north and west. We are one people, with erne flag, and it is folly to allow long lime prejudices to stand in the way of the fullnes of understanding and the utmost cordiality of relationship. South Needs Fleet. . "The people of he south are Just as much Interested as any other geo graphical location in the development of an American merchant marine. Out of our abundance of resources, out of our greater ability to produce, and out of our boanted American ef ficiency ought to come American cml nence in worldwide trade. We ought to send our cargoes from southland lrts Just as numerously as we do from northern and western ports. Of course, as a general rule, we cannot sell where we do not buy, but with a rational economic policy safeguarded, in protective tariffs, we can buy things, the production of which Is not essentia) to our own good fortune, and expand our trade with those of whom we buy to supply our own needs which cannot W supplied here at home. Fleet Needs South. l am sure the Incoming administra tion wishes to see. figuratively speak ing, every southern port whitened by the sails of commerce and know that our carriers are taking messages of good will and amity along with our cargoes to all the markets of thei earth." U A MANY DEMOCRATIC OFHCIALS WILL BE JOBLESS IF SENATE BLOCKS WILSON APPOINTMENTS Administration Officials Paint Picture of Creaking Gov ernment Machine. REPUBLICANS ONLY SMILE More Than 20,000 Nominations by Wilson Are Awaiting Senate Action. (By Associated Press) "WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. Dipping their brushes into the probabllty that the republican majority in the senate would refuse to confirm most! of the 20,000 nominations made by President Wilson, some administration officials painted today a picture of a creaking government machine, floundering along for a time after March 4 with a lot of Important cogs missing. Picture Taken as Joke.". Failure of the republican senators at a secret conference today to reach any decision as to the nominations set the canvas. . Republican leaders weren't inclined to take the picture seriously, however. , The question of the nominations oc cupied much of the time of the re publican conference. The official an nouncement said no decision was reached, 'but some of those attending the meeting said privately that there had been a "tactic agreement for the republican members of committees to take the nominations committee under their Jurisdiction, study, conditions and then determine whether failure to keep . the democratic appointees in office after March 4 would result In any embarrassment of those depart ments." ' ' ' . ' Many Recess Appointments. A young regiment of officials now In Washington are holding office by virtue of recess appointments. Should the senate fail to act on their nomi nations before this congress quits on March 3, it is explained that they wil automatically be out of jobs. These officials Include all seven members of the shipping board, two members of the interstate commerce commission, three chief officials in the patent of fice and five assistant secretaries of the treasury. Then, too, there is a lot of postmasters, federal judges, marshals, federal attorneys, registers of land offices and the like over the country who are in the same position. GEORGIA G. 0. P. IS DISTURBED ATLANTA, Ga Jan. 21. The resig nation of C. P. Goree and M. H. Karnes, chairman and .vice-chairman, respectively, of the central state com mittee of the republican party of Georgia, were requested by the com mittee here today at a meeting, at which various charges were made against them. It was voted to dis miss them if they failed to resign. Attempts to "trade" federal patron age in Georgia for campaign contri butions, violations of instructions of the committee, efforts to elect a "hy brid democratic ticket" and "forgery" on the part of Karnes were vcharged In a series of speeches and statements to the committee. COOLIDGE ON WAY TOWARD ATLANTA NORTHAMPTON, Mass., Jan. 21. Vice-President-elect Coolidge i will leave his home here tomorrow iiight with Mrs. Coolidge for New York, where he is to deliver an address at a Roosevelt memorial meeting on Sunday night. He said h would stay with friends In New York and would leave that city on Monday or Tuesday for Atlanta, Ga.. where he will ad dress the southern tariff next Friday. conference . Export Coal Trade Is Likely to Be. Ruined (By Associated Press) 'WASHINGTON. Jan. 51. Destruc tion of export coal trade of the Uni ted State "absolute and complete" would result from enactment of the Calder coal regulation bill. Ralph Crews, counsel for the Consolidated Coal company, one of the larger pro ducers of bituminous coal, asserted today at hearings on the measure be fore the senate manufacturers' com mittee. American producers. Mr. Crews aaid. could not guarantee deliveries in com petition with British mines If, as the bill proposes, authority were given the president and the federal trade com Mold Up Wilson No i . . , . . . . ,11 I. Loot From Post Office In Ex-Preacher's Home Inspectors Find $175,000 Taken from Registered Mail at Mt. Vernon, Ills. i i (B Associated Press) MOUNT VERNON, 111., Jan. 21. Guy Kyle, former rector of the Free Methodist church, of Mount Vernon, arrested today In connection with the theft here last Friday of thirty-one packages of -registered mail containing $185,000 in cash, confessed tonight he was implicated In the robbery, post office Inspectors announced. Approximately ' $100,000 was recov ered at the Kyle home where it was concealed in an egg crate and about $75,000 and $1,600, respectively, in two garages of which the Rev. Mr. Kyle is part owner. Left Church for Garage. Suspicion was directed against the former rector this morning when Loren Williamson' Kyle's partner -in the garage business. Informed the in spectors that Kyle had been display ing large amounts of money in the last week. Postoffice inspectors expressed the belief that the $27,000 in negotiable securities, which also were stolen, had been burned to destroy possible clues. The Rev. Mr. Kyle is about 43. year of age ar4d came here seven years "ago , from Keysport, 111. He was rector of the Free Methodist church for three years and for four years has been In the garage business. He probably will be taken to Danville for arraign ment, the postoffice inspectors said. The inspectors said Kyle accom panied them to one of his garages where, they located $5,600 more of the stolen money, bringing the . total amount recovered to about $183,000. Kyle also Implicated several others in the theft, according to inspectors who declined to go into details of his confession. No additional arrests have yet been made it was said. Kyle's alleged con fession followed a lengthy examina tion. He previously denied all know ledge of the crime, asserting the money was placed on his property without his knowledge. " ' ( SENATORS ATTACK GRONNA MEAT ACT (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. Proposed government regulation of the meat packers and allied industries drew fire in the senate today from two sena tors. Sherman of Illinois and Fernald of Maine, both republicans. The two senators opposed the pending Gronna regulation bill as an unwarranted In terference with a particular private Industry, a principle which, thy said, might be extended injuriously to other lines of business. WILSON COMMANDS U. S. GRAND FLEET (By Associated Press.) WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. Admiral Wilson informed the navy department today by cable that he had assumed command o fthe United States fleet when the Atlantic and Pacific fleets joined at the Pacific end of the Pan ama canal. . The combined fleet Is so known by the navy and the com mander ot the Atlantic fleet, as senior officer, is commander of the United States fleet. mission to declare an emergency in the Industry In times of peace, and divert coal shipments to meet It. He cited a contract for 750,000 toni of coal to be delivered abroad which his company, he said, had held up pend ing A decision on the bill. George II. Cushing. managing di rector of the American Wholesale Coal association, asked the committee for "three weeks delay" in consideration of the bill, in order that its proposals might be digested by the trade he rep resented, w "That would mean no chance of en actment this session, that's an." Sen ator Kenyon, republican, Iowa, re GILLEN TELLS WALSH BOARD THAT VOUCHER OF $260,000 WAS SQUARE THREE KILLED AS TRAIN HITS CAR Sheriff Summerlin of Okaloosa, Fern Barrow and Will Bishop. Are Dead. FRANK BISHOP MAY DIE Party Enroute to Crestview When Run Down by L. & N. Passenger Train. Sheriff J. M. Summerlin, Fern Bar row and Will Bishop are dead and Frank Bishop is expected to die as a result Of an accideif' when the early morning east bound train crashed into an automobile in which, they were rid ing, -one mile east of " Crestview. One man, M. E. Savage, escaped with only minor injuries. ; He jumped from the car when he saw the "train was about to hit the automobile. - Sheriff Summerlin was killed in stAj tly and: fhe tner; rWij, .mrtrii shortly following vthe-ecldeti't, ;i"-pnie while on the" way , to the "hospital ane the other at li:15 yesterday morning. Sheriff Summerlin was ground to pieces under the wheels of the train and Mr. Burrow and Bishop were in jured internally and were severely cut and bruised. Frank Bishop suffered the fracture of both legs and his right forearm, and was injured internally l on his right side. He is not expected to live. S The funeral of Sheriff Summerlin will be held this afternoon - at 2:30 o'clock, burial to be made atrLaurel Hill, the family homestead. The fu neral of Fern Barrow will be held to morow at Crest View and the funeral of Will Bishop has not been definitely planned. Sheriff Summerlin had been sheriff of Okaloosa' county , just seventeen days, having been elected for the first time recently without opposition. Sur viving him are his wife, father, mother and a brother, all of near Laurel Hill. Surviving Mr. Burrow are his wife and several '-children. Surviving .Will Bishop are two sons and two daugh ters. ,..' ", Following the accident-tfietrain was stopped and Barrow and Bishop were taken on board for Florala for treat ment in the hospital there. Barrow died before the train arrived at Flo rala and Bishop died before noon. Mr. Savage returned to Crestview with the news of the -wreck. He had accompanied the 'party which was to have taken Will Bishop, who had been adjudged insane to Crestvie-w where he was to have been turned over to a state hospital guaVd. IRISH AMBUSH PLAN IS FOILED (By Associated Press) DUBLIN. Jan. 21. Information was obtained by the police this morning that an ambush was being prepared at the Tolka river bridge on the Drumcontra tram line, two miles from the center of the city. The police sur prised the party and fired on the men. -wounding one of them and cap turing six others. It is reported from Thurles that po lice barracks at Holy Cross Shevrie and Roskean were attacked during the night. All roads leading to these places have been trenched and block ed by trees. The attacking parties were repulsed in each Instance. The Holy Cross barracks were subjected to a heavy fire which -was returned by the garrison. No casualties have been reported. PASTOR ATTACKS LAX ENFORCEMENT 1 "LYNCHBURG, Va, Jan. 21. En forcement of the prohibition law in Virginia" has been as difficult as the governor of Virginia, could make it," declared Rev. George W, McDaniel, D. D., pastor, 'of . the First Baptist church, Richmond, jn an address here tonight at a "law and order" meeting of the Anti-Saloon league of Virginia. Denies That Schwab Collected Unfair Expense Account from Shipping Board. BETHLEHEM PAID BILL Col. Abadie's Report on Audi tor's Experiences, is Bit terly Assailed. (By Associated Press) NEW YORK, Jan. 21. Admiral Benson, chairman of the shipping board, had "determined to comman deer the yards of the Bethlehem Ship building1 corporation" if it were neces sary to adjust the dispute over the audit of its books, Martin J. Gillen today informed the Walsh congres sional committee. Gillen was a for mer special assistant to the chairman. Refused Entry to Auditors. The . Bethlehem concern, Gillen said, did not object to the- audit but to the employmentof the Arm of Perley, Mors and company in connection with the same. The auditing firm's employes, he added, had been refused admission to the corporation's yards after the audit was ordered. At a conference to bring about an adjust ment of the difficulty, Gillen said, it was necessary to bring pressure to bear on . both sides. Gillen declared that the voucher for $260,000, which the preceding witness, Col. 7. H." Abadie, former comptroller ganeral of the shipping board, had brought into the testimony, was dis- Colonel , Abadie said, he had 'keen informed by the auditor, Perley Morse, was forthe October, 1918, personal expense of Charles M. Schwab, chair man of the board of directors of the Bethlehem Steel corporation, and a former director general of the emer gency fleet corporation. Charged to Bethlehem. unien testified the item was "charged to profit and loss by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding corporation" and was not charged In any way to the shipping board or the navy. The witness adjdea he had been informed at conferences with the auditors that there was "nothing wrong with that item." He declared further it was "regrettable that anything should arise which would in the least im pugn the motives of men who had risen to positions of responsibility in their country." Continuing, the witness denied that he forced the resignation of Colonel Abadie. as the latter had testified, or that there was any ill feeling between them. STOCKHOLDERS START INQUIRY (Py Associated Press) GASTONIA. N. C, Jan. 21. The movement toward investigation and prosecution of the officials of the Wizard Automobile company, of Char lotte, arrested on warrants charging conspiracy and use, of the mails to de fraud, was initiated by stockholders of the company who "had begun to suspect that fraud was being practic ed." said Federal District Attorney Durham, who obtained the warrants, in a statement made at his office here today. HARDEE VISITS STATE HOSPITAL (Special to The Journal) . TALLAHASSEE, . Jan. 31. Gover nor Hardee and the cabinet officers left Tallahassee early this morning by motor for Chattahoochee, where they made an official inspection of the state hospital for the insane. Reapportionment Plan St a rts Guerrilla War (By Associated Press) "WASHINGTON, Jan. JTL The bat tle over the size of the house of rep resentatives having ended in a rout for "the big house members" statisti cians have started guerilla -warfare over the manner in which the 435 seats decided ypon shall be apportioned to the states. The method by which the house census committee in preparing the re apportionment bill decided that with the house membership remaining at 435 eleven states would gain and eight states would lose in representation, was worked out by Dr. Walter F. TVillcox, of Cornell university. mma Campaign for "Y" Fund Is Well Over MARINE FUTURE APPEARSBRIGHT National Merchant Marine As sociation Expresses Opti mism Over Future. MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS Program of . Association Would Provide for Permanent ' Merchant Fleet. (By Associated Press) WASHINGTON. Jan. 21. Formula tion of a policy for the development and maintenance of an American merchant marine "in spite bf all dif ficulties", brought to a close today , the second annual convention of the Na tional Merchant Marine association The delegates also voted to send to congress and the nation . a message expressing optimism over the future of American shipping. ' - Discourage. Trade Wars. An evident desire prevailed in the closing hours to discourage any ehIp- ping war with Great Britain or other foreign nations and -although no of. 1hFomiiiltmenrrwa8"Tnadf,'"" three speaker declared in favor of '"friendly cooperation" between the -United States and foreign shipping interests, asserting that a trade war would re suit disastrously. Eight resolutions embodying the as sociation's policy were unanimously adopted. These proposed: Immediate and faithful enforcement of the merchant marine act of 1920. Placing of the shipping board per sonnel on a permanent basis, to pro mote a constructive administration. Extend American Lines. Extension of government to Amer ican shipping to the end that their vessels may operate in competition with foreign ships in the same trades. Construction of new mail, passen ger and cargo routes so that private capital may eventually gain control. displacing government ownership. Cessation by shipping board of the practices of allocating vessels to serv ices already established so that pri vate companies may have a chance to develop. Creation of an equitable plan or re lief for American shippers engaged in competitive trades with foreign ves sels throughh reduction of the ship ping boards' prices for itsships. Naval Reserve Force. - I Permanent enrollment of competent officers and men of the merchant ma rine into the naval reserve. Maintenance of the. Great I,akes Naval Training Station. PLAN INSURANCE FOR "RUM" CARS (By Associated Press) ATLANTA, Jan. 21. "Confiscation insurance" for the protection of deal ers and owners of automobiles which have been captured In the transporta tion of liquor is now being considered by leading insurance companies of. the country, according to an announce ment by Insurance officials here to day. The movement is the result of the recent decision by the United States supreme .court that automobiles cap tured in the transportation of liquor are subject to confiscation by the gov ernment, regardless of their owner ship. 1 ' -t Dr. E. V. Huntington, professor of mechanics at Harvar4 university, pre sented to the committee todav his "im proved method of reapportionment" which he urged should be used Intsead of the Willcox or major fraction plan. The Huntington plan would take one member, away from each of the states of New York, North Carolina and Vir ginia and give thom to New Mexico, Rhode Island and Vermont. Members of the senate pensus com mittee, which la considering the reap portionment bill, claim only a lay man's, knowledge of major fractions and mathematical formulae and so are in a quandary to what to do. '.- :V... - ns 0 Quota of$18,700 is Over-Sub-' scribed by $3,115 at End . of Fourth Day. ALL WORKERS ARE HAPPY Capt. Paul P. Stewart Declares Pensacola Can Do What It Tries to Do. (By Lucky Baldwin) "Boys, it's zero hour," said General Chairman Paul p. Stewart of the "YJ campaign when he called for reports' from his generals and captains last night, and they replied like good American soldiers by report'ng the campaign well over the top. Th cam paign was for $18,700. Tha amount reported was $21,815, a surplus rf Stll5. ...... , . -. WOien the report waa read and th full significance of the success of the drive became known, the workers by common vaccord rose and sang the "Doxology." Every man congratulat ed his neighbor and the general chair man congratulated all the worker 8 for the excellent work that had been done. Capt. Stewart Happy. ' "This is. one of the happiest occa sions I have ever known." declared Captain Stewart. "I knew we could do it and I want this to be a lesson and an example to every citizen of Pensacola, to. remember that we can do what -we set out to do." -Captairr Stewart thanked, the worn en of the various f hurehes who helped by serving dinners and suppers to the r.u,n:a, cum pumen ieu the generals erau ews l.v of ia captains ana thanked the, new mcii general spoke brl-fh w .nis, men and Captain Stewart called on J. -H. Sherrilf. Jack Moore, R, Pope Reese and Alex Olsen each of whom expressed mat ff tn.l at the success of thA .im.i .r. L. Gant seconded a suggestion first dropped by-Dr. Nichols, president of the Tourist club, and tmn . i,,1 . R. Pope Reese to tho effect that the Young Woman's Christian aKnnittn. should also be given help. Mr. Gant s motion was carried and the services of the entire campaign organization will be tendered the Y. W'. C. A. com- " mlttee. ! Many Close Contests. There was a hot race betw T,, Macdonnell's division and that ,,f r R. Burgoyne for first place for amount raised, the honor going to General Burgoyne with $7,830. These divi-r slons also contested for the leadersh'n (Continued on Page Two.) 43 INDICTED FOR TRUST VIOLATION 4 " (By Associated Press) CHICAGO, Jan. 21. The" federal grand Jury 'late this afternoon re turned 43 indictments under the Sher man anti-trust act, charging violation by the building trades, contractors and union labor bosses. It was al leged that they conspired to keep up the price of building materials in tho. Chicago district.' , txutttxuttntzxsztt&ntxnxn U WEATHER FORECAST. tS utxttnnuntxnnuiiKnau Pensacola ' and Vicinity Cloud- an.t unsettled with probably ' local rains Sat urday and Sunday; mild temperature. ionaa uiouay: orooablv local rain- in south and central portions Satnrriuv- and Sunday. WINDS East Gulf Fresh east winri and unsettled weather Saturday, proba bly rain. " West Gulf Fresh east winri.. im.oi. tied weather and probably rain Satur day. . . - i U. S. WEATHER REPORT Vpnsacola. Jan. 22, 1921. c0 Sunri8 . 6:44 a.m. 'sfaS-t! SuniM!t 5:18 p.m. w Moonrise . . 4:13 p.m. laioonsei . . 5:13 a.m. I Next phase of the . 'moon, full moon. 23rd. I High tide . . 9:21 p.m. Low tide . . 6:48 a.m. J Yesterday's Weather: , Temperature i Dry Wet i bulb 1 bulb J 7 o m e :n . . 1 . . . . . u , t' ' 12 noon . . .61 S.1 7 p.m. . . .62 St iiignesi, 4; iowest 53; mean, 5$: nor mal, 52. Mean same date last year C6. Accumulated exces sthis year to date, 86. Highest of record for January. "9- Lowest of record for January, 13. 1 , Rainfall For 24 hours ending 7 p. m., 0. Total for this month to 7 p. m. 1.67. Normal for January, 4.04 inches. Accumulated - deficiency this year t date 1.17. Humidity . i .7 a. m. 80: 12 noon,, S3; 7 p. m.. 63. Barometer the r mi w i 7 a. m.. 30.46; 7 p. m., 20.36.