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Lakeland Evening Telegram PUBLISHED IN THE BEST TOWN IN THE BEST PART OF THE BEST STATE VOLUME Tffl. BOOST REMEMBER THAT SATAN 8TAYED IN HEAVEN UNTIL HE BEGAN TO KNOCK HIS HOME TOWN LAKELAND, FLORIDA, THURSDAY. JUNE 19, 1919 No. 195 BUSH GRAND FLEET ON WAR FOOTING AND READY TO SAIL FOR GERMAN WATERS ON MOMENT'S NOTICE If INS REFUSE TO SIGN SB MY 10 ENFORCE THE UK GERMAN DELEGATION WE BE AT TACKED AT VERSAILLES AND SEVERAL WERE INJURED NEW WIRELESS STATION (By Associated Press.) Tampico. Mexico, June 19. The government has completed the erec tion here of a wireless station which, it is claimed, has a sending radius ol 2,000 miles at night. JOHN W. WATSON OF MIAMI, llli GES AS CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR (By Associated Press.) Miami, Jnue 19. John W. Watson, mayor of Miami, announced his can didacy for governor. J3.O0 52.90 53.35 53.20 53.10 B2.75 3.25 S3.45 S3.50 $2.75 $1.25 54.25 $4.30 ?4.30 81.75 (By Associated Press.) London, June 19. The morning I newspapers feature the British naval and other preparations in the event Germany refuses to sign the peace treaty and print under big headlines the official ireports (current during I the night. The grand fleet is again on a war footing, it is reported and is I ready to sail to German waters on a Iraomcnt's notice. A Copenhagen tele gram reported the arrival there of a llozen British cruisers and several de stroyers - prepared Jto enforce the llockade. German Delegates Attacked (By Associated Press.) Weimar, Wednesday, June 18 (De- pyed)-A special train bring the Ger- an peace delegation from Versailles rrived here shortly after midright. he delegation were angry at the hos- ie attack made upon them at Ver mes in which a considerable num- r, instead of three as at first re- rted. were more or less seriously jured. From seven and one-half acres of tomatoes W. S. Smith, living east of town, has gathered 2,000 crates of tomatoes which netted him $1.75 per rate and now he is preparing the land for another crop which will be gathered before fall when a fall and winter crop will be planted. Moors Haven Times. UGH I BRITISH AVING NO REPEAL OF mm 5 UNI LAST SUN DAY IN OCTOBER STATUE OF KING CHARLES HAS NOT BEEN UNCOVERED (By Associated Press.) London, June 19. The handsome bronze statue of King Charles I. in Trafalgar Square, which has been covered with sandbags from the da5 German airships began raiding Lon don, will not, for a time, at least, be uncovered, in spite of the fact that all danger from air raids is over. The left foreleg of King Charles' bronze horse which supports the greater part of the statue's weight has cracked. Repairs which will cost $1,000 are hi progress. The DIRIGIBLE PUT -OFF UNTIL PEACE TREATY SETTLED (By Associated Press.) London June 19. The flight of the British dirigible R-34 -to America has been definitely postponed until Ger many decides what she intends to do regarding the peace terms. FEDERATION OF LABOR RECOMM INJUNCTION D ENDS THAT El GREES BE DISREGARDED statue is one of the finest in London. I tain. AMERICAN SOLDIERS SEND HOME $30,000 A DAT (By Associated Press.) With the American Army of Occu pation, June 19. American soldiers in the occupied area of Germany have been sending home something like $30,000 a day, according to estimates made by postofflce officials. Army of ficers say that in addition to the money sent home through the post office the soldiers also have been sending large amounts by banks and welfare organizations but estimates of this are virtually impossible to ob- (By Associated Press ) Atlantic City, June 19. The Amer ican Federation of Labor In a resolu tion adopted at its convention here today condemning what were de clared "usurpations by the judiciary" of the government's legislative and executive powers, and recommended tha organized labor disregard the injunctional decrees of the courts on the ground that such decrees violated the rights guaranteed under the con stitution. Morrison's Resignation Accepted (By Associated Press ) . I Paris, June 19. The American lace delegation has accepted the stgnation of Dr. S. E. Morrison- kmber of the section of Russian ex- Irts who represented the united lates on the Baltic commission. Mor ion resigned because he didn't ap- love of the exenange oi noiea uo- leen the Allies ana Aamirai xvui- Lk, head of the Omsk government. : believes Russia cannot be restored taugb. the Allied co-operation with Omsk government. Mylnp How to Administer Port oi Danzig (By Associated Press.) Paris, June 19. The council ot feign ministers are considering a la for the inter-allied commission administer the port of Danzig' pigh which Poland has been given loutlet to the Baltic Sea. (By Associated Press.) Washington, June 19. The repeal of the daylight law, effective the last Siftiday in October was regarded as certain today as the result of the ac t'on yesterday by the Senate and the House. The former adopted the re peal measure as a rider to the agrl- cultural appropriation bill while the House passed a straight repeal law ard sent It to the Senate. The Senate bill now goes to the conference but it Is expected the Senate will adopt tho House measure making It unnec essary for the conferees to consider the agriculture bill rider. AMERICANS NOT WORRIED , OVER GERMAN ATTITUDE TO PEACE TREATY Election In Bavaria (By Associated Press ) Berne, June 19. The Catholic cen ter party was victorious virtually ev erywhere in Bavaria in municipal elections on the 15th. Democratic and majority socialist parties made a poor showing. 3 AMERICAN SHirS WITH FOOD FOR GERMANS ALLOWED TO PROCEED TO GERMAN PORTS SUFFRAG RATIFIED PRESIDENT WILSON VIEWS DAMAGES WROUGHT 10 , MINES OF BELGIUM E BY1SENATE OF PENNSYLVANIA CONFIDENCE MEN WHO OPERATED AT ST. AUGUSTIIE FINED $1,000 EACH (By Associated Press ) Brussels, June 19. President Wil son began his second day's Belgian visit this morning by motoring to Charleroi, with King Albert. Tho king expected to show the President the destruction wrought ty the Ger mans in the mines at Charleroi. Mrs. Wilson did not accompany tho party as she was fatigued with yes terday's journey. A luncheon at the American legation, the appearance of the President In the Belgian Cham ber of Deputies and his meetingth Cardinal Mercler at Mallnes were few features on the day's( program. RADE EXCURSION TO IT. S. ons it- nd ts, Might Have Received Long Jain Sen tences, but Court Had Mere j Upon Them The St. Augustine Record says: Col. W. A. MacWilliams. E. Noble Calhoun, Esq.,W W. A. Hallowes scored in their defense of the alleged confidence men who were arrested here and tried in the United States court in Jacksonville by getting then off with a very light penalty. The men pleaded guilty and long jail sentences were within the province of the court but the appeal made by the trio of lawyers disposed the court to leni ency and the men escaped with a fine of only $1,00 Oeach. The Times-Union gives the follow- f two certificates of deposit on a New York bank, one for $20,000 and an other for $3,000. according to post- office Inspectors who worked on th case. If this money is attached by men who have been swindled and can banker at Anderson. Ind.. Mr. Ver million, to help him raise the $20,000. The two friends got together and de cided that something was crooked and grabbed the first train south, in the meantime leaving a wire to lo sent, Eaying that a draft for $20,000 was In the mails. "Caroll went to the postofflce and was ushered Into the postmaster's of fice, where he met his two friends. Myers, he said, was waiting at the bank. The deputy marshal wnt af ter him and brought him back. The couple were to meet May on St George street, out instead tho mar shal met him and induced him to ac (By Associated Vress ) Ilarrisburg. Pa. June 19 Tho Sen ate today passed a resolution ratify ing tho woman suffrage amendment to the federal constitution. Tho reso lution was sent to the House where it will be acted upon before the ad journment of the Legislature Thursday. (By Associated Press.) Paris, June 19. Whilo admitting It has little direct or comprehensive 'In formation regarding the German at titude toward signing tho peace treaty, the American delegation to the peace conference is optimistic in Its view of the situation. The delegates are not disturbed by newspaper re ports from Germany received here or of the unfriendly nature toward tho revised terms. , 8 Ships of Food, for Germans . (By Associated Press ) Deal', England, June 19. Eight American steamers with food cargoes for Germany, which were detained here a few days, have proceeded for German ports. It was reported pre viously they would be held here pend ing the signing ot the peace treaty. FIGHTING TUBERCULOSIS IS SOME JOB (By Associated Press.) , Atlantic City, June 19. Special reconstruction towns may be estab lished by the government in tha near future, where soldiers suffering from tuberculosis can regain their health and at the same time work at light trades to fit themselves for a full re turn to Industrie! Ute. said Colonel Estes Nichols, commandant ot the United States Army General Hospital No. 16 at New Haven, Conn., In an company him. Then, in a machine, address at the annual meeting ot the the federal men hustled to the farm National Tuberculosis Association to f our miles from the city. When the day. v Wing to receive similar missions hed to be coming from Cleveland York and various southern com- 'al centers. e (By Associated Press-) ico City. June 18. The Cham of Comm. hpre tannine tD ing account of the mi. , lulu trnAA ATnnrsinn ot Mexican "indicted tor using u vvwv I . ants to the United States and fraudulent purposes, five men wno .or arrested Jan. 28 in a caDin south of St. Augustine for the ai leged carrying on of a wire tapping scheme, were arraigned yesterday be fore Judge R. M. Call, United States I'en cars ot pines were shipped district court, Southern district of a St . if i?i..m, and withdrew their rormer I iuon '.oh lauer uari ui iso.. r iui mo, &nd Manager Th.nombe an- r.leas of not guilty and pleaded gull that he wnorti.tn BMn twen- ty. The five men who were nnea - gr 1 . . 1 P this 'week. There will be f 1.000 each and who promptly paiu ere arouid seventy-five cars their fines, were: H. C. Mays, b. c. to ship from Stuart this sea- Collins. J. Eaton, Edward mups anu Is prom'?es to be the largest George Franklin Clark Point for this luscious fruit 'The intended victim ot tne gang shoved promiscuously into the stom ach of the guardian doubled him u an he tried to slam the door. Tne rest was easy. There were four men in the room and all were landed. "The equipment included a beauti ful set of telegraph instruments and a set of dry batteries that furnished the clicks. Just $250 worth of real coin of the real had been distributed about among cut slips of newspapers end looked like nothing less than a cool million scattered about the room here the inmates were in the habit of playing $5,000 and $10,000 bundles on the "news' the ticket brought. .1 RE n entire state. Although the was Marx Caroii, a pruui.u & little smaller in the be- ness man of Toledo, 0-, wno came i "5 than was at first estimated. Florida and became acquis - re wellinK as Mm nenson ad- the members of the gang. an there is no reason to be- -C. H. Myers, alias Sams, who was the first estimate of from the chief of the crowd arrestee arier f t0 JS0OO rrt wtli nf to LptoUatlnir with Marx Caroll, he To- ' . -i v9nnnnn 1 - DT M,- ... I , t.rlct WHO WaS lO UIORD v-vv, - Ft xia- - L ... . nn his ncrson ter to see another -senger. i from nis iweuij, - - - door was opened, a No. 10 boot slip ped inside the crack to Insure it re prove that Myers was in on the job maining thusly and an automatio before he can get the money out 'of sight,' it is said that the amount of the losses up to the amount of tho certificates can be recovered. "Six men were landed, according to the Inspectors, who declare the equip ment picked up at the .gang's head quarters at the Callln farm, was as complete as could be found anywhere. The men held, after their arrest, un der $20,000 bonds each, In addition to Myers were: H. C. Mays, alias Sands alias Lardeau, under which latter name he had a membership care", from the New York Y. M. C. A.; E. C Collins. J. Eaton, Edward Phillips and George F. Collins. One of the Inspectors declared that indications are that it is the same gang, In part, at least, that has been working in St. Petersburg and Tampa. "Caroll mef" Myers at Chattanooga end was led into the trap so well that after exposure he refused to believe Myers was one of the gang, thinking him v. victim, too. until- the stack of newspaper slips which Myers had represented to be the $30,000 he was to' put with Caroll's $20,000, was ex posed to Caroll minus the greenbacks on top and bottom. ' "Carroll wired a close friend named Vanderventer in Cleveland, telling him to get him $20,000 immediately and that he had to have it. He mailed a power of attorney to dispose of a block of shares in a wire manufactur ing company and told Mr. Vanderven- close friend, a TAMPA BOY KILLED IN FRANCE NINE MONTHS AGO, IS JUST REPORTED "This is being considered. ' bo says, "as a part of Uncle Sam's plan for vo cational re-education which, since the armistice .has for its purpose the fit ting of men disabled by the war for new occupations in civil life." The idea, of special communities for these men and their families has been advanced by Captain F. A. Waugh of the United States Army Sanitary Corps, and Vvould be for the, rurpose of bridging over tho gap between san atorium treatment and full return to industry. "These towns," said Colonel Nich ols, "might be located upon lands in the national forests. This would per mit of the setting up of attractive and healthful wood-working Industries for the patients and afford an opportun ity for them to retain permanent control of land holds after they were cured. "No matter where these towns Rufus E. Tounsley, ot No. 401 Melville avenue, was notified by wire from the war department yesterday that his son, Frivate Rufus M..Touns ley. 19 years ola, was killed In ac tion in France last September. He was a Tampa boy, and employed by the Tampa Box Company before he enlisted in February, 1918. His fa ther had not heard from him since last August. The boy was reported missing In October, but was later reported as being returned to duty. Yesterday's telegram was a reuslt of a letter sent telegram was a result of a letter sent formation. Tampa Tribune. might be located proper medical su nervlslon would be necessary,' he said, "tut, whereas, . medical treat ment has first place in sanatorium care of sufferers from tuberculosis- productive industry would take prec edence In the proposed reconstruction towns. These communities would re nuire financial assistance at first but might eventually become selt-sup porting." Surgeon B. J. Lloyd, of the ITnlted States Public Health' Service, said the building ot the Panama canal was but a day's work In comparison to the task of eradicating tuberculosis. "The 'tuberculosis problem,' when WORK ON PLAN TO KEEP TnE STREET CARS OPERATING St . Petersburg. June 18. Con fronted by the prospect of street car 'Service being discontinued iln St. Petersburg July 1, local citizens are trying to devise a plan to increase the revenue of the car line and re duce expenses ot operation and the Philadelphia bond holders, who bought tho property, have been of fered some suggestions, which, If adopted, will meet the situation that now exists. Prospects just now are good for the car lines to stop July I for an indefinite period. The bond holders are said to be determined to shut down July 1 unless soma plan Is suggested that would bring about better conditions. Increased fares likely will be asked or a zone system of collecting fares be established. The company oper ating the cars contends that the pres ent hauls are too long for flvo cents and that this rate cannot be con tinued. It has been suggested that a zone system bo installed and that this can be done without violation of the franchise. It is also proposed to take off the heavy cars now being operated and re-arrange the schedule to better advantage. Fewer cars may plso be run during the summer. Just what will be done nobody seems to know, but the city officials are paid not to favor the city or a group of citizens making up to the company any deficit that may exist in operating expenses. It has been sug gested that the citizens make up a fund to meet any deficit that may ex ist but this does not meet with much approval among those citizens who have heard the plan proposed. Something must be done about the street car lines In the next two weeks, but what this something will be no body seems now to know or even to be able to prophesy. "means the germ of tuberculosis on the one hand, and the newborn babe on the other. Inasmuch as no baby is ever born with tuberculosis, it the two could be kept apart there would not be any tuberculosis problem.'' ' Dr. Lloyd emphasized the nA ot a division of tuberculosis in 4 United States Public Health Service. Thi he said, would permit of co-operative correlation of the activities of all the bodies and departments ot tha gov ernment engaged in tuberculosis reduced to Us lowest terms," he said, work.