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M. BJJSHEDUTHE BEST TOWN IN THE BEST PART OF THE BEST STATE JZZZATAN STAYED m HEAVSN UNTIL HE BEGAN TO KNOCK HIS HOME TOWN. ntieth Annual Session leration Women's Clubs ens Here This Evening LAKELAND, FLORIDA, TUESDAY, NOV. 17, 1914. No. 14. g Trains g Many fented Women To The City SESSION THIS h WILL BE MARK- ADDRESSES Or DMB AND PRES jrS ADDRESS bf Information, In Mrs. Kirk Monroe. hteresting Exhibit Display at the Club House ' tieth annual session of Federation of Women's bpen this evening at 8 fee Auditorium, at which fees of welcome will be le president's annual ad. heard and other inter es of the program, ln- Iral musical numbers, he occasion one long to ted- the exercises at the Au- brilliant reception will ithe visitors by the host- he Hotel Kibler. C. under the "Wel- le electric arch of Ken- in the first block from as the greeting tnat yes of the women who ay and those who have ; in on each incomings ly. Everyth'ng met krty accord with the sign and this is only a f th0 "good time cora ls a significant fact that val as a delegate to the Las the "First Lady of b. Park Trammell, wife tor. in '8 Club House on Lake cry pretty In the club and green with many pie local club flower, Deauty. xne aecora superintended by Mrs. ick and her committee e commended for their fk in this line. As tho ive they are met by Weight, president of I club, and her asslnt itomoblles, taken to the nd assigned to their in the city, by Mrs. G. assisted by Mrs. C. fis. The State officials d at the Kibler hotel. be their headquarters invention. Mrs. Wm. te president, end Mrs. corresponding secretary, P"a, r la . , were tne nrst pterday evening. Twen- owed from the evening fcey were but the fore- the many to come to pe convention opens at Information's Exhibit M of Information of the deration of Woman's interesting exhibit on e Club House, which Is ke attention and which. Jducatlonal stindooint. the clubs of tho State pished In their various and what the future fe for the State when these brainy women kme happy realities. Jhe eye is a table filled ing papers prepared by clubs on art. birds, . education, forestrr. Pons, club management, fer interesting subjects. prominent place is a political science, in charter and commission1 prnment are gone into nd which is from the of. Mrs. W. a. Jen- Kckuonville. one of the lent and versatile rfnb Je South. table the wall Is- adorned with photographs of promi nent club women of the United States, pictures of Florida club houses and other interesting views of outdoor improvement work that has been accomplished through the civic departments of the clubs. This exhibit is presided over by Mrs. Kirk Monroe, chairman of the Information department of the State Federation department, and who is one of the most distinguished visit, ors to the Federation. Mrs. Monroe, who is a very brilliant woman, is the gifted wife of the celebrated author, Kirk Monroe, whose books for boys have won for him a nation, al reputation as one of the country's ablest writers. Mrs. Monroe is very much interested in her depart ment and has a right to feel proud over the splendid showing made. "The growth the Federation has made, "said Mrs. Monroe, "can be appreciated more fully when one scans the first year book issued by the Federation in 1893, which 1 have here, and which is a pamphlet of four pages, and this last book of 1914-15, which you see is of several hundred pages." Besides, Mrs. Kirk Monroe, the East Coast is splendidly represented, the following ladies being here from that section: Mrs. L. L. Bow, Homestead; Mrs. A. L. Munroe, Mrs. T. V. Moore, Mrs. W. M. Dunworth, Mrs. Hansen, of Miami; Mrs. Frank Stranahan, Fort Lauder, dale; Mrs. W. H. Lawrerce, West Palm Beach; Mrs. E. X. Dimmick. Palm Beach; Mrs. C. M. Partin, and Mrs. Edgar Lewis, Fort Pierce. XKHoman'8 Sphere beg talft about a woman's spbere as; tbou0b it bao a limit; Gbere's not a place in Eartb or Deaven, Gbere's not a task to manlttnb given, tlbere's not a blessing ox a woe, TTbere's not a wbispereb ues or no, XTbere's not a lite, or beatb, or birtb, TEbat tas a featber's weigbt ot wortb TDtaitbout a woman in it. American Woman Injjured Today By Mexican Bullet (By Associated Press.) Naco, Ariz., Nov. 17. Both the Maytorena and Hill force resumed firing this morning and a stray bul let flying over the American border struck Mrs. A. F. Krohn, wife of a railroad official in the head . The wound Is not serious. This is the eleventh casualty on the American side of the border since the fighting started . Delegates To The Federation CARRANZA'S CONDI TIONS APPROVED (By Associated Press.) Washington, Nov. 17 Secretary Bryan today announced the receipt of a message from American Consul Slhiman in Mexico City saying a newspaper there had published the text of a telegram from General Gutierrez approving the conditions set by General Carranza for his own retirement. The conditions were not made public. Those who have registered at the club house up until noon today are: Mrs. Win. Hockcr. Ocala. at Kib ler hotel. Mis. Jack Camp. Ocala, at Kibler hotel. Miss Bessie A. Williams, Crescent 'Hy, at Ktbler. Miss Florence E. Johnson, at the Kibler. Mrs. Fark Trammell, TaMabassee, with Mrs. L. M. Bennett. Mis. E. 11. Mote, Leesburg, at Kibler. Mrs. T. V. Moore, Miami, at the Kibler. Mrs. A. Light Monroe, Miami, at the Kibler. Mrs. Kirk Munroe, Cocoanut Grove, at the Kibler. Mrs. E. N. Dimmick, Palm Beach, at Kibler. Mrs. Wm. Dunworth, Miami, with Mrs. George Richards. Mrs. Frank Stranahan, Ft. Lau derdale, with Mrs. George Richards. Mrs. R. B. McLendon, Miami, at the Kibler. Mrs. L. L. Bow, Homestead, at the Kibler. Mrs. C. M. Horton, Ft. Pierce, at the Kibler. Mrs. Edgar Lewis, Eldred, at the Kibler. Mrs. Wm. H. Laurence, West Palm Beach, at the Kibler. Mrs. B. H. Seymour, Ocala, with Mrs. F. B. Terrell. Mrs. J. D. Randall, Lawtey, with Dr. Sarah Wheeler. Mrs. Albert A. Smith, Lawtey, with Dr. Sarah Wheeler. Mrs. C. R. Tyding, Ocala, Kib ler. Mrs. B. T. Perdue. Ocala, at the Kibler. Mrs. A. G. Turner, Dunnellon, Orange hotel. Miss Maude Stockton, Brooksville, Mrs. Rucker Adams. Mrs. Earl C. May, Auburndale, U. S. TO HOLD CUSTOM DUES (By Associated Press.) .Washington, Nov. 17. The United States will hold several mil. Hon dollars customs dues collected at Vera Cruz until a stable govern ment Is established In Mexico City. It will not deliver the funds to tne French bondholders as was an. nounced today. Mrs. Jake Wey, Arcadia, Orange hotel. Mrs. Frank Horton, Arcadia, Or ange hotel. Mr se. Frank Horton, Arcadia, Or. ange hotel. Mrs. O. W. Welters, Arcadia, Or ange hotel. Mrs. Julia Hanson, Ft. Myers, Kibler. Mrs. Norman C. Hewitt, Punta Gorda, Orange hotel. Mrs. A. O. Smith, Wauchula, Or ange hotel. Mrs. Geo. M. Goolsby, Orange hotel. Mrs. C. C. Worthington, Tampa, Kibler. Miss Kate Jackson, Tampa, Kib ler. Mrs. F. II . Gunther, Sarasota, take Mirror. Miss M. E. Townsent, Sarasota, Lake Mirror. Mrs. W. J. Adams, Sarasota, Lake Mirror. Mrs. W. T. Cairn, Sarasota, Lake Mirror. Mrs. B. B. Barco, Clearwater, Lake Mirror. Mrs. C. H. Ovans, Clearwater, Lake Mirror. Mrs. W. B. Powell, Clearwater, Lake Mirror. Mrs. D. B. Dickson, Clearwater, Lake Mirror. Mrs. Benj. A. Green, St. Peters burg, Kibler. Mrs. Geo. W. Stewart, St. Pe tersburg, Kibler. Mrs. Herman Merrell, St. Peters burg. Kibler. Mrs. W. W. Jones, Tampa, at the Kibler. Mrs. W. II. Llgat, Tampa, at the Kibler. Mrs. Sumter L. Lowry, Tampa, Kibler. Mrs. J. J. Elliston, Tampa, Tre-mont. Allies Show Gains After Heavy Fighting t Ypres; GermansFail to Cross Aisne Federation's Program For Tomorrow 9:00 a. ni. Meeting of board of directors. Meeting of credential committee Formal opening of con vent lou at 10 a. m. Report of credential committee Mis8 Williams. Roll call of officers and chairmen. Roll call of clubs. Appointment of special commit tees. Reports of officers: Recording secretary, Mrs. Macon Thornton; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Jack Camp; treasurer, Miss Bessie Wil liams; auditor, Mrs. F. R. Tenney; general federation secretary, Mrs. Wm. B. Young; president. Mrs. William Hocker. Reports of press correspondents: General Federation Magazine, Mrs. Shackleford; Times-Union, Mrs. F. 0. McCuen; Tampa Times, Mrs. J. E. Worthington. Report of revision committee, Mrs. Henry Wight. "In Loving Memory," Mrs. C. T. Harper, chairman. Civil Service Reform, chairman constitutional revision committee. Adjournment. 2 p. m. Minutes and announcements. Reports of special committees. Reports of departments: Bureau of Information, Mrs. Kirk Munroe; Club Extension, Mrs. Henry Wight; Civics, Mrs. J. T. Fuller; Home Economics, Mrs. A. Leight Monioe; Social Conditions, Mrs. J. D. Ran dall; Civil Service Reform, Mrs. C. T. Harper; Health, Dr. Ellen Low ell Stevens; Education, Mrs. W. S. Jennings; Legislation for Compul sory Education, State Superintend ent W. N. Sbeats; Educational Plan of the Georgia Federation, Mrs. Peterson, first vice president. 8 p. m. Mrs. Dlmick, second vice presi dent, presiding. i Music. Address Dr. J. Y. Porter, secre tary State Health Board. Vital Statistics -Mr. Vnorhees. statistician State Health Board. Music. Address, Child Welfare Dr. Frances Bradley, Atlanta, Ga. Boys' Industrial School, Marlanna Judge Wm. H. Baker. Music. Informal reception. Mrs. W. D. Edwards." Mrs. W. S. Jennings, Jackson- Miss Jessie Wauchope, Tampa, ville, Kibler. jTremont. Believes Queen Of Netherlands and Pres. Wilson Could Stop The War RUSSIANS TO ENGAGE GERMAN FLEET (By Associated Press) London. Nov. 17 A Copenhagen dispatch to the Star says it is learned from German sources that a Russian squadron left Helsingfors. Finland, steering southwest with the supposed intention to engage the German Baltic fleet. 40,000 AUSTRIANS KILLED (By Associated Press.) Amsterdam, Nov. 17. The Nleuwe Rotterdamsehe Courant luote, a letter from a Galacian in-lest saying that 40.000 Austrians . . i.iil ) net- were killed during tne lng only a few hours. (By Associated Prets.) AmstPrdam. Nov. 17. The Han- delsblad prints an editorial headed, "Is intervention possible, in whlcn nnpration of the 11 u 1 sa Queen of the Netherlands and Pres ident Wilson in using m:s peno logical moment to ofTer meditation to the warring nations. U S. TO WAIT ON BELLIGENTS (By Associated Press.) Washington. Nov. 17. The United States' effort to accomplish European peace Is still waiting the lime when one of tne iout 015 Hgerents will indicatf willingness to accept the mediation proffer made after the war Marled. That was learned today. U. S. Sterner Tenn. Arrives At Vurla; Gives Protection To Foreigners (By Associated Press.) Paris, Nov. 17. iAn Athens dis patch to Havas says the American warship Tennessee has arrived at Vurla, Asia Minor, and ended the 111 treatment of British, French and Russian residents. Smyrna's au thorities, fearing bombardment, left for the interior. OIL AND COPPER DECLARED WAR CONTRANDBAND (By Associated Press.) London, Nov. 17. Premier As qulth told the House of Commons today that England had decided to declare the whole of the North Sea in the military area; also oil and copper should be "declared war con. traband. STATE CONVENTION OF CHARITIES Utica, N. Y., Nov. 17. The three day meeting of the State con. ference of Charities and Corrections will begin its session here today. The city has prepared a good exhibit of accomplished charitable work and the speakers and their subjects promise to give more than the usual pleasure. Great interest has been taken in this meeting, which prom ise to be one of the largest held, as this city is so centrally located. The opportunity to hear leaders in all forms of charitable and correctional work, discuss alms and methods will appeal to many outside the Bmall group of those who are actively en gaged in such work here. SOUSA'S BAND HELPS WELLESLEY (By Associated Press.) London, Nov. 17. A Dunkirk dispatch reports heavy fighting around Ypres Monday and casual ties large, but claims that the buttle resulted In excellent progress by the allies. German losses for the last four days are estimated at one hun dred thousand. German Losses Past Frur Days Are Estimated At About 100,000 SNOW AND FLOODS MITI GATE AGAINST GER MANS, WHO HAVE HAD TO ABANDON THEIR TRENCHES Germans are Making Desperate fcttort to Turn the Russians; Austrians Lose 40,000 In Recent Battle GERMANS ABANDON TRENCEHS ACCOUNT OF WATER (By Associated Press.) Paris, Nov. 17. An official com munication this afternoon says the rush of water near Dixmucto had compelled the Germans to abandon some of their trenches. The German Infantry attack next to Blxchotte and south of Ypres was repulsed, and the Germans' efforts to cross the Aisne failed. Some of tha German trenches In Argonne were destroyed by mines. The French advanced at several points at the Heights of Muse to south of Verdun. GERMANS TRYING TO DIVERT RUSSIANS (By Associated Press.) London, Nov. 17. The Germans are making a desperate effort to di vert the Russian horde from east Prussia by resuming the offensive at two points near the center of the long frontier line. The German are confident of the success of their new offensive near the river Warthe. The Germans hope by striking two blows to parallze the Russian ad vance along the east Prussian and southern front. Petrograd Is silent about the new German offensive, but admits the Russians have suffered a reverse at the Turks' hands. Vienna announces the Austrian advance Into the Balkans with the occupation of Valjevo after a hard battle. Paris officially declares that con ditions are stationary along the western battle front, but special dispatches say there has been heavy fighting around Ypres. with renewed German efforts to cross the Yser be. tween Nleuport and Ypres. TURKS KILL 1,000 ENGLISH SOLDIERS (By Associated Press.) London, Nov. 17. A Constanti nople dispatch says a Turkish offi cial statement declares that the Turks on Monday attacked the Eng lish near Fao in the Pcisian gulf and claims that 1.000 EnglUh sol diers were killed. Boston, Mass., Nov. 17. The third benefit In aid of Wellesley since the college was burned will be .given this evening In the form of a concert by Sousa's band. It is ex pected that the band will play many of the college songs, and the college expects to add a material sum to ward the amount which remains to be raised before Jan. 1. WEATHER CONDITIONS FEARFUL (By Associated Press.) London, Nov. 17. All reports from the scene of the fighting la northern France Indicate that weather conditions the past few days have been terrible, with the trenches flooded and the lowlands everywhere covered by water. GERMANS OPERATIONS IN EAST ARE FAVORBLE (By Associated Precs) Berlin, Nov. 17. The German general staff announces that opera tions In the eastern arena have made further favorable advances. Details are lacking.