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PUNISHED IN THE BEST TOWN IN THE BEST PARrT " fc5T PART OF THE BEST STATE BOOST REMEMBER THAT SATAN ST.AYED IN HEAVEN UNTIL HE BEGAN TO KNOCK HI8 HOME TOWN f TIT 1 .IRELAND, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23, 191$ 0. 303 mm READY OWE 10 EffJL- FRANCE ID BELGIUM ALLIES 11 II FOLLOW THOR fiORffll HUM UK Uiii io com THEN I'i No Armistice Until All Territory Has Been Cleared PRESIDENT'S REPLY WILL BE GOVERNED BY THE SUPREME m COUNCIL IN FRANCE row of evergreens bordering path leading to the cottage door. the (By Associated Press.) Paris, Oct. 23. Germany's high command is ready to evacuate invad ed territories of France and Belgium on the express condition that Allied troops will not follow them in their retreat but will remain where they are now located, according to the lat est information from Berlin, says the Zurich correspondent to the Journal. LIQUOR INDUSTRY TO END IN NEW MEXICO Aiourqerque, N. M., Oct. 23. The "bone dry" constitutional amend nient, adopted by the people of New Mexico nearly a year ago, adminis tered the knockout to the liquor in dustry in this state at midnight on October 1. Prohibition closed the doors of few er than twenty saloons in Albuquer que and one brewery the only one in New Mexico. At one time the city had forty-seven saloons and then it was only an infant city of 4.700 population. wmm. a mm (By Associated Press.) Paris, Oct. 23. Measures are be ing taken to make effective the em peror's proclamation conferring in dependence on Hungary, says Zurich. Hand Over Administration (By Associated Press.) Amsterdam, Oct. 23. Austrian au thorities in the part of Poland occu pied by the Austrian armies have for mally handed over the administration to the Polish authorities, says the Vienna dispatch to the Berlin VobsIb che Zeitung. GERMAN STATE OF AUSTRIA (By Associated Press.) Basel, Oct. 23. The German-Austrian deputies in the Austrian Reich stag have formed an assembly for the purpose of conducting the affairs of the German people in Austria who have issued a declaration announcing the creation of a German state of Austria. postponement of md to PAMDMP om'HHiun NOV j. ii (By Associated Press.) New York, Oct. 23. There will be no postponement of the United War Work Campaign set for Nov. 11 to IS because of influenza, it was an nounced today. BRITISH LAUNCH HEW BLOW AT HIS A ID ARE NEEW WITH SUCCESS: HEAVY FIGHTING NEAR GRID PRE STAIE-MLMl mmmrn i (By Associated Press.) Austin, Texas, Oct. 23. The Court of Criminal Appeals in a ma jority opinion today held the State wide prohibition law unconstitutional in that it conflicts with the local op tion feature of the State constitatlon. No Change in Wilson's Decision (By Associated Press.) j Washington, Oct. 23. It may be i stated that there is nothing in the j communication to alter the decision'' of the President; and he he will not j propose an armistice to the Allies be- j fore the Germans evacuate all the oc cupied territory. Official intimation has already has been given that the only question for Immediate consid eration is whether there shall be a discussion of "terms" of evacuation while the Allied and American armies continue their work of clearing Bel gium and" northern France. It is re garded certain that any reply the President will make will be governed by the Supreme War Council in France. Lansing, Daniels and Genera! March were called to the White House short ly after noon. Daniels and March re mained only a short time, leaving the President and Lansing in conference. HEALTH AUTHORITIES SAY INFLUENZA EPIDEMIC IS SUBSIDING RAPIDLY IN JACKSONVILLE Jacksonville, Oct. 23. Dr. Wil liam W. MacDonell, city health offi cer, Issued a statement last evening iu which he stated that the epidemic of influenza was subsiding very rap idly. He urged all who are just re covering to be careful about cough ing and sneezing in crowded places H lso exDlained how to regain health after recovering from an tack of influenza. The statement of the health officer is as follows: Dr. MacDom'H's Statement "The present epidemic of influenza U fortunately rapidly subsiding in Jacksonville. There will be some new cases developed during the com ing week and sporadic cases will de velop from time to time for a while. The restrictions that have been placed . Ill Ku ion business and amusement ... KAISER NEYER TO USE NEW ' dually lightened as the majority COTTAGE ON SOMME RIYER of the recovered i "Anyone whose cough holds on ov i .nror from in- Pari rw oo Summer: er two weeKS uu: ..."..., Max Says Situation Critical (By Associated Press.) Copenhagen, Oct. 23. In a speech , before the Reichstag yesterday Chan cellor Prince Maximillian said the peace conversation between Berlin and Washington had reached a criti cal point, and urged that debate on the situation be restricted as much as possible. In the course of his speech be said: "Whether the next few days, or weeks, call us to fight on or to op en the way to peace, there is no doubt but we are now equal to the task either way peace by carrying out the government program, or definitely breaking away from the old system." Storm Warning Ordered Up On The Gulf (By Associated Press.) Washington, Oct. 23. A storm was central this morning over the mouth of the Mississippi, and was moving slowly northeastward. It has caused the Weather Bureau to issue advisory storm warnings on the Gulf coast from Carrabelle, Fla., to Bay of St. Louis, Miss. Strong winds are indicated for this afternoon. TAMPANS LEAYE FOR WAR SERVICE S. C. McConnell, prominent busi ness man of Tampa, for a number of years connected with the at Columbia University before sailing for France as a Y. M. C. A. business secretary. Frank Y. Robson is an other Tampan who has been accepted as & "Y" secretary and will leave soon. Mrs. Clyde Glenn left today to en ter the Y. M. C. A. canteen service in France, and Miss Lollie Curry. for the Henderson - Bentley 1 stenographer Gray Drygoods Co., left last night for; Bushnell Co., has been accepted by New York where he will take a the Red Cross for overseas Tampa, week's course of intensive trpining I Times. today. Mr. Skinner says he has been in the citrus business for years and he has never known of an October bloom for the orange trees before. "At the time of the terrific storm several weeks ago, I noticed petals from blossoms on the ground and up on investigation found that a few trees had open blossoms at that time. Later I found one of my groves has a heavy crop almost ready to open." Mr. Skinner explained. "There was notice in July and Au gust of the unusually heavy crop of blossoms generally, and we all thought it most unusual to have blos soms at that time, but the October blossom excels that," he continued. "I believe we will have oranges every month in the year for the coming year, and despite the damage done by the hurricane I am optimistic over conditions," said Mr. Skinner. Mr. Skinner continues that the loss on the west coast Is a great one but believes the section will overcome it in fine shape. Tampa Times. Text of the Germen Note In Reply to President Wilson a physician not 91 ivm. rant- Summer ; er fir-1 ftuenza should roiisuu Naoe. paneled ceilings, artistic deco-'and have a o -Wions; never occupied. Can be bad: tion. Tn.s is n"- ... cheap. Apply W. Hohensollern. Ber- has been the exner.e n e o P i P r . i ! tint thnrp has Den -"- "i. Germany. Want ad columns u - t to contain . that liner. For increase in oonsu m, u on a p., .. . . .u or,o nf a nrevious artai k oi wiser Bill has no use for tne eia m - - ,.,ine ..',o tha nfluenza causing "rare cottage built for him on me , , . . ' nr hpalpd cases to breaK om aiu tanks of the Somme river. ' or neale 1 ... ,,,. its aeiniiidi." - . (By Associated Press.) Washington, Oct. 23. -Germany's new note to Wilson was officially de livered to Lansing this morning by Frederick Ocdcrlin in charge of the Swiss legation. The txt of the German note as received by the Associated Press, by way of London, is as follows: "In accepting the proposal for an evacuation of occupied territories the German government has started from the assumption that the procedure of this evacuation and of the conditions of an armistice should be left to the judgment of the military advisers and that the actual standard on both at-'sides of the field is to form the basis for arrangements, safeguarding ana Kuaranteeing this standard. "The German government sug gests to the President tnat an op portunity should be brought about for fixing the details. It trusts that die President of the United States will approve of no demands which would be Irreconcilable with the Gorman people and with opening a way to peace and justice. "The German government protests against the reproach of illegal and inhuman actions made against the German land and sea forces and and thereby against the Ger man people. For the covering of a retreat destruction will always be necessary and they are carried out insofar as is permitted by Interna tional law. The German troops are onse-influ ost el The conquering British found the tlso by for tubercular m- , o . ....;i "ittaw, newly erected and never occu- ing a ierui- . but obviously intended as a per- j vasion. 0l(ir.ox)irti(MI manent summer home for the "all! ' . fter influenza It stands as proof mat the T e Pro ton meant to keep a tight fist on the mould be prope , , they had invaded. "T" " ! I loin up and Tho -,.v ,rnhi- w-UKs ann ui- .r. - OHt'll cottage is oi eiaDoraie aum . . ., mu, t!ure. it has a dining hai, that will ".own or su. w 40 persons. There is a husejde . weak and shoul 'k fireplace, surmounted by a man : Jertedto grea . "5Pce above which are carved wood j A full nur ;f c's for ornaments. Windows are ' abundance pler.t . S'e ghzed and equipped with fly , t0. "vrhnlnP in ,Pas.,onMl ens. Rooms are paneled with ; arsenic j and rtrfln , able wood. The ceilings are of I doses before mc, Is re wooden panels, with neatiy : au.c . ,. fare too that these orders will reach every single submarine at sea before its return. "As a fundamental condition for peace the President prescribes the destruction of every arbitrary power J that can separately, secretly and of j its own single choice destroy the' peace of the world. To this the Ger mans reply: "Hitherto the representation of the people In the German empire haa not been endowed with an Influence on the formation of the government. "The constitution did not provide for a concurrence of representation of the people In decisions of peace and war. These conditions have just now undorgone a fundamental change. "A new government has been formed In complete accordance with the wishes (principle) of the repre sentation of the people, based on equal, universal, secret, direct fran chise. "The leaders of great parties of the relchstag are members of this government. In future no govern ment can take or continue without holding the confidence of a majority of the relchstag. "Responsibility of the chancellor of the empire to the representation of the people is being legally developed snd afeguarded. The first effort has been to lay before the relchstag a bill to alter the constitution of the empire so the representation of the under most strict Instructions 'o t pcopia is required nerore decision can M.are private property and exercise b made on war and peace, care for population to the best of "The permanence of the new sya their ability. Where transgressions torn Is, however, guaranteed not only occur in spite of these Instructions by constitutional safeguards but also tl"- guilty are being punished. by the unshakable determination cf The Gorman govornmont further the German people, whose vast major denies that the German navy in ity stands behind these reforms and Vine ships has ever purposefully demand their energetic continuance. L..r,,vert lifeboats with their pa-!- "The question of the President, ennors. The nrnwives With -lrireo that the facts be cleared up ti;ting are therefore answered in a bv neutral' commissions. '!car and unequivocal answer the "In order to avoid anything that statement that a request for peace work of peace, the (Jer- r-a an armistice nas come irom a has caused orders eovprnment that is free from any ar commanders pre-ibitrary and irresponsible influence. ma- German government with whom he and the governments reeard to all those associated against Germany are nego- TODAY'S CASUALTY LI8T (By Associated Press.) The following casualties are re ported by the commanding general of the American Expeditionary Forces: Killed In Action: Pvt. Homer Fincher, ColumbusGa. Wounded, Degree Undetermined: Lieut. F. A. Patillo, Tampa, Fla. Pvt. O. A. Jones, Columbus, Ga. Pvt. N.. A. Marsh, Athens, Ga. List Two ' Missing in Action: Pvt. Herman Davis, Macon, Ga. Pvt. Samuel R. Robinson, Boston, Ga. Died of Disease: , Pvt. William Davis, West Savan nah, Ga. Pvt. Betta Simmons, Milledgsvlllo, Ga. ' Pvt. Clarence Slater, Tampa, Fla. Wounded Degree Undetermined: Pvt. J. T. Murphy, Atlanta, Ga. Pvt. C. D. Parker, LaGrango, Ga. Killed In action .' 25 Died of wounds 31 Died of accident and other causes 9 Died of disease 13 Wounded severely 76 Wounded (degree undetermined) . .295 Wounded slightly 71 Missing in action 20 Total 545 The following casualties are report ed by the commanding general of the American Expeditionary Forces: Killed in action 10" Missing In action 72 Wounded severely 101 Wounded slightly . . 105 Died from accident and other causes ' Died from wounds 49 Died of disease 83 Wounded (degree undetermined) . .145 Prisoner I Died of aeroplane accident 1 Total fifi0 hampers the man government. . all submarine finding the torpedoing of passenger supported by n overwhelming steamers without, however, for teen-; jorfty of the Oerman people, niral reasons, being able to guaran- (Signed) "SOLF". lH diamonds Wrner. roughout the lels, with neauy;" ' lisntn(1 m vour face of wood at rfZZTlZnt' l j tho nprson spitt .-are.ore..han; world, and rurnismngs . ... ct,nteun .. man ftiui -- Vincent and the cottage wa rum frowded places. If you T'PPPQ as if just ready when m-i.x"- h bv. stayin? tnnir at a map of the . . ...nTtr i Avoid vou will see Florna is moie , located, relative to facility of across ; OR INGE TREES ARE BLOOMING OFFER $300 PER MONTH FOR PHYSICIANS TO AID FIGHT ON FLU IN STATE Physicians are being offered $300 per month and $4 per day expenses lor service under the direction of the United States Public Health Service and the State Board of Health to ah" in the fight against the Spanish in fluenza in Town of Brieulles Is Taken From The Enemy HAD REEN STUBBORNLY DEFEND ED; AMERICAN SECTOR HAS BEEN CONSIDERABLY I M" PROVED (By Associated Press.) London, Oct. 23. The British be gan a new attack today on a front between Lecalcau Solesmis, south of Valenciennes, It is officially an nounced by Haig. The British cap tured Bruay, two and half miles north of Valenciennes and have reached the west bank of the Shelct. British Fighting Hard (By Associated Press.) With Allied Armies in France in Belgium, Oct. 23. The British are fighting their way Into the center of Valenciennes early today. They are facing strong enemy machine gun fire from the east bank of the Scheldt canal, which flows through the city, (By Associated Press.) With Americans Northwest of Ver dun, Oct. 23. The town of Brieul les, on the west bank of the Meuse. which was stubbornly defended by the enemy has been. glvenup by the Germans. This Is the latest point at which the Americans have driven a dent Into the German defenses. The Germans set Are to Brioullos late Tuesday. American patrols early to day reported that the Germans had withdrawn from the town. Heavy fighting is taking place In the Grand Pre region. The western and Amer ican soctors have improved visibly today as a result of the greater area of activity. (By Associated Press.) London, Oct. 23.-1:00 p. m.) Northeast of Laon the French have reached a line on the Sorre rlvor af ter an advance of two or three miles on an eight-mile front. Florida is still far down the list of states In their relative standing In the War SavlngB Sales Reports as shown In the most recent figures furnishes by the Treasury Depart ment, which includes sales up to Oc tober 1st. In this report Nebraska shows a total sale of current value of $59.13 per capita which will figure consid erably over the per capita on a mat turlty basis. Nebraska is $7.00 ahead of the nearest next state, which is Ohio with a per capita saie of a little over $12. It Ib noticeablo In tho report of the Treasury Department that all of the Southern States are standing toward the end of the list, Texas occupying the most prominent position, being 26th with a total sale of $33,302,944.45 or a per capita sale of $7.28. Okla homa comes next with a per capita of $r.82.Tennessoe Ib 32 with a per cap ita of $6.67. MIsHisslppI Is 44 with a per capita of $4.63, Virginia Is -16 with a per capita of $4.34, Florida Is 48 with a per capita of $4.29, Ala bama Is 50 with a per capita of $3.12, South Carolina Is 51 with a per capi ta of $3.07, and Georgia Is C2 with a per capita of $2.91. Florida was .8 in the list of sal.'s during September alone, the state Florida. All travelling ex-: absorbing 67c per capita during Sep- foml.er. As thojie figures however are based on current value and not maturity.Florida totals up to October 1 a little over $5.00 per capita, which capita to bo remaining two penses are paid . The United States Public Healtr Service offered $200 per month re cently but got slight response, and President i;. l. rroi-ner u. l.. leaven nearly jis per of Health has now announce'! mm 8t,j (urjK tnp the State will Increase the orr t i months of tho year, a task for which i!00 by adding $iuu per monm io it the. Stale Committee s now prepar- I Brish radelv intemmted-for the : still cougn. i h 0, , wor1d traffln, than " . ..AflfdO a Tin HU U . w - - A. " OI cru"" . , ,. B. Skinner Notes Unprecedented Flowering In Pinellas Groves A number of the groves In the government's offer. Physicians will be sent where thov are most needed and, accordirg t Mr. Frecker several will be kept i . ing plans. any 'option of the kaiser. -Jn thii fvri n A a all rrftll Tlfl I 1 , out I ho ; sneeze hold your uih grounds surrounuiii, - . - . .. f5-e had been berutifled: a doublf front of your face. handkerchief 'n othe- Am'-'"En Sta e. t . Dunedln section would be in full Tampa. Others are needci tor worn Moom within the next week, aid L 'r various cities, and the towns in B. Sklr.ner to a Times representative this section. "The -ood Is much i greater than we have any hopes of rupplying," Mr. Frecker stated, "and I believe we can use the services of every physician who will offer." Tampa Tribune.