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The Lakeland Evening Telegram
PUBLISHED IN THE BEST TOWN IN THE BEST PART OF THE BEST STATE. BOOST REMEMBER THAT SATAN STAYED IN HEAVEN UNTIL HE BEGAN TO KNOCK HIS HOME TOWN mora ix LAKELAND, FL'l., SATURDAY, AI'RIL S, 1920 No. 141 IN NEW YORK 1ARBQR TIE UP ! BY IIIGHT; EMBARGO Oil ! THROUGH THAT PORT; 1,000 f SI. ML SWITCHMEN OUT YARDMEN CHICAGO IT. TO GO OUT ! ANGER OF FOOD SUPPLIES BE ING TIED UP HAS BEEN s AVERTED (By Associated Press ) i New' York, April 3. The strike of few York harbor employes has cur- Siicu irauu;. uuiuu uiuciuis citum ere will be a harbor tie-up by night- Ill. Railroad officials assert the dan- r of interruption of food and coa! pplies has been averted. Embargo On (By Associated Press ) Louisville. Aril 3. Messages re lived here notify the railroads of the tneral embargo effective today on all kport freight through the port of pw York, due to the harbor strike. Freight Tied Up (By Associated Press ) Chicago, April 3. Freight traffic i the St. Paul railroad here is at a kndstill as a result of a strike of thousand switchmen. An embargo ,s been placed on the acceptance of freight shipment on the line. ' A peral strike of yardmen in the Chi ko district will be called, union offl- lla. declare- unless wage increases n other demands are met. Troops Mobilizing In Mexico (By Associated Press ) Nogales, April 3. Americans ar riving from Hermosillo and other west coast Mexican points', report that large numbers of soldiers are mobil ising along the Southern Pacific lines. There is no official explanation Of the troop movements. HOOVER DON'T JI BURROUGHS, WANT HIS NATURALIST NAME USED CELEBRATING RAINY EASTER PREDICTION (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 3. The probab ility of a rainy Easter Sunday and colder weather in some sections is forecast by the Weather Bureau. A storm moving eastward from Texas may cause rains by Sunday night ev erywhere east of the Mississippi river. (By Associated Press.) New York. April 3. Herbert Hoov er in a statement requesting he be not further embarrassed by suggestions of some independents that his name be placed before any other party as the "primary sense of team work in any party organization would pre elude such possibility." 83RD BIRTHDAY Will Accept Gary (By Associated Press.) Berne, April 3. The Swiss gov ernment has notified Washington of its readiness to accept Hampson Gary ns American minister. IN THE DAY'S NEWS John Burroughs, who reaches the age of four score and three today, has for more than a generation been rated by many critics as the finest interpre ter of nature that the United States ever has had. Less of a recluse and individualist than Thoreau1. he has moved about among men more than the Concord hermit did; and yet he has been essentially a nature lover and interpreter, with only occasional forays into the realm of literary crit- (By Associated Press.) New York. N. Y., April 3. John burroughs, naturalist, is celebrating his 83rd birthday, on the Hudson at West Park. Edison and Ford are in vited. 1 CHAUTAUQUA PLANS ARE PROGRESSING icism. Mr. Burroughs grew up in a rural community in New York State, taught school for eight years, found his way as a young man to Washing ton, and was a department clerk dur fng the years following the close of the civil war. In 1884, after a term as national bank examiner, he decided to become a country dweller, and found a spot overlooking the Hud son river valley, at West Park, N. Y- where he has since grown fruit, lived with nature, and sent forth his thoughts to the admiring world. AND GALOLIIIA GREAT DAMAGE IN TENNESSEE (I. BY FLOODS Knoxville, Tenn., April 3 Unusual ly heavy rains did widespread dam age in this section last night and yes terday. Ten miles of the Little River Railroad Company's tracks in the mountains above Knoxville were completely destroyed and from fifteen to twenty miles more were either de stroyed or badly damaged. The dam age to the road is estimated at more than $50,000 and will take two months or more to repair. r in. .i . i . . , iuc miujiviutj anu rtuguwia rauroau He will be interro.(algo suffered considerable loss from washouts and lost two trestles be tween Maryville and Walland, and Maryville and Caulderwood. Launch Attacks ,nnD. atratnu , tho 0(h obawvta uuuiucil u tail (By A880Clat6d PraS. ) .uiau'a tranha Knturoan TMnfA,n nA 1 a i uvnn uvv tt ecu uiui 1 ioiu TV it ailu Warsaw, April 3. -The Bolshevik! Asheville was inundated and trains e wuncnea attacks on both sides!were ,!, iate, but no 8erlou8 uvma river, apparently beginning , damage was reoorted. The Louisville and Nashville rail- Death Causes Excitement (By Associated Press.) Montevideo, April 3. Political ex ement prevails here as the result the death of Washington Beltram. Itor of the El Pals, killed in a duel th former President Ordones. Yes- day the Chamber of Deputies In pclal session passed a pension of ree thousand dollars annually for iltran's widow. Ordones sun-end ed to the police and is being held foramunicado ed today. NORTH CAROLINA !Y SEAT MEN DELEGATES IN PE1CBATIC CONVENTIONS (By Associated Press.) Raleigh, April 3. Interest in the Democratic conventions in North Car olina counties today is centered on the action of Wake county in regard to seating women delegates elected at Raleigh Saturday last. If seated this will be the first participation of worn en Jin a Democratic convention in North Carolina. Delegates to the dis trict and stato conventions will be elected today. WANDA HAWLEY IS IN "YOU'RE FIRED!" Support Wallace Rcld In His Latest Photoplay threatened drive on the north- front designated to carry them in direction of Vilna. Fighting is Sorted particularly severe in the ;e Osveia region . Gnard Roads . (By Associated Press.) pndon, April 3. Armed troops are ding all roads leading to London- y, Ireland, according to a Dub- fliapatch. It is believed this mill- activity has something to do with rumors of an Easter uprisinr re is great military activity In suburbs of Dublin, all incoming pes being searched. Picketing Called Off (By Associated Presa.) Washington, April 3. Picketing of i unusn embassy by women fav )le to an Irish republic was called by the leaders of the movement said the State Department was responsible for cessation . Taken by Bols " (By Associated Presa.) Constantinople. April 3. Vladivi- an important town in the Cau- sus, has been captured by the Bol- "iki. ONE YEAR AGO SUNDAY road suffered severe washouts be tween Etowah and Copper Hill on the Atlanta division, causing one train to be annulled and necessitating the transfer of passengers to others. Sevierville, twenty-six miles east of Knoxville, was completely under wat er today and many families were forced to flee from their homes. The light and power plant was put out of commission and the town was out off from Knoxville when the high water covered the railroad tracks. At Knoxville, the Tennessee river has reached a stage of 22 v feet, but soon is expected to begin falling. Much damage was done by swollen creeks, the banks of which are thick ly populated. Last night and early this morning police reserve were called out to assist in bringing fami lies to safety. Food Stage at Asheville Asheville, N. C. April 2. Heavy rains and high waters last night and today did great damage to many sec tions of western North Carolina, the Southern railway being the hardest hit. The Murphy division of the Southern is blocked for more than half its distance by heavy landslides and washouts. Trains from Asheville to Knoxville are marooned in the vicinity of Bridgeport, a small village near New port, Tenn., tonight, and the South HERO IN DARING RESCUE Saves Drowning Boy by Diving Into Water Through Large Hole in the Ice Lynn. Mass., April 2. Running out 200 yards, over the ice in the Saugus river here, George White reached a water hole in which he had seen a boy disappear. He dove twice beneath the surface and located and rescued ten-year-old George Girour-illis. As White rose to the surface of the open water, a cake of ice came drift ing by. On this he placed the uncon scious boy and propelled his strange craft to the edge of the former Ice. Twenty people who saw the little! boy break through and disappear be neath the Ice dared not aid in the rescue. Every step White took the fast mefltimg ice bent Vbeneath hlsi weight. Arriving on shore, White turned his attention to the boy, and by giving his first aid revived him until a police ambulance could be summoned. Po lice Captain Broad of the Lynn police stated he would communicate the story of the daring rescue to the Car negie Hero society. Wanda Hawley, an exyuistte little actress of the blond type, appears as the leading woman for Wallace Reid In his latest Paramount picture "You're Fired!" adapted by Clara Kennedy from O. Henry's story, "The iialberdier," which will be shown at the Casino theater next Monday. Miss Hawley will be remembered for her fine acting in C. B. De Mille's famous Artcraft special, "We Can' Have Everything," and also for her rendition of an Important part in the same producer's latest film, ''For Bet ter. For Worse." These are naming but a few of the pictures in which she has apeared. She has a delight ful role In '.'You're Fired!" This picture is certain to be a charming entertainment. James Cruze directed the production and it' is said to be staged in the most sumptuous style. The support generally is of the highest class. USE FORE-QUARTER MEAT AND SAVE MONEY Th Pnliah faMnat ,i,) m frn has made arrangements to feed I - vnviuci Duapcuucu luc i w pstitutional guarantees for' three, the passengers and make them com- mins . j ronaDie ior me nigui. umer warns A memorial service for Americana , due here from Cincinnati and the K-- . .. I ... . . , . . '" reil in the war was held in west were aeiourea ai raornsiown minster Abbey. , and Johnston City to the C. C. and O. To Consider Complaint . (By Associated Press.) Washington, April 3. Federal dis trict attorneys have been instructed by the Attorney General to receive and consider complaints of profiteer ing In bituminous coal arising in their districts under the Lever law. Re cent wage increases of the miners should not result in more than 20 cents a ton increase at the mines. Palmer telegraphed, saying normal conditions probably would shortly be restored. 300 Killed Amoy, China. Ayril 3, Two hun dred soldiers were killed and many wounded by the mutiny of troops in Anhui province. Fighting is continu ing and the inhabitants are fleeing in terror. in Asheville the French Broad riv- than any other cut. er reached the highest stage today, eight feet, of any time since the great flood of 1916, the water being in the basement on . the waterfront and scores of families have been compelled to move out. Washington, April 1. -"Those per sons interested in the economics of tho campaign to 'Save Money on Meat' by utilization of tho less cost ly cuts, particularly those of tho forequarter, should note the follow ing excerpts from a statement on the rubject by the Bureau of Markets, the United States Department of Agricul ture: "'If people in general could real ize the value of meat from the for? quarter as compared with that from the hind quarter and would use more of it, prices of meat as a whole would be greatly reduced and would be moro stable. " 'People should use more fore quarter meats and reduce prices of living. Any of the fore-quarter meat ia good for making meat loaves or Liberty steak, while in some markets, steaks are cut from the rib and sell as short cut steaks. ''In the same statement, the Bu reau of Markets has said: "'Because of its reputation as the choicest cut, the people ask for por terhouse steak, whereas, if they would try chuck steak, the chances are t would prove to be satisfactory and I. would cost much less. The reputation of porterhouse steak with the conse quent large demand for it. coupled with the fact that this cut forms only a very small per cent of the caress?, causes it to ell at a higher price Plans are being consummated for the furthering of the Lakeland Chau tauqua program and the success of the Assembly. Mr. Egbert Lusk has been secured to assist Superintendent C. Rucker Adams in the local work and with the beginning of next week all friends of Chautauqua will have placed before them the opportunity of aiding in this splendid enterprise. Chautauqua is for Community bet terment and every one interested in the Community Welfare of Lakeland will be a pusher lor It. Five days of excellent music helpful lectures, and clean entertainments will be pre' sented. Admission tickets may be se cured for adults, two dollars and a half, plus the war tax; children onft dollar and a quarter plus the war tax. The people of Lakeland in yeare past have shown their preference for their eserved seats so plans aro made th'ut reserved seat tickets may be secured. Adult reserved seat season tickets in- luding war tax, four dollars; chil dren reserved seat season tickets, in cluding war tax, two dollars. Secure your own seat and ticket the first of the week that you may enjoy Chau tauqua in full. ' PRESIDENT'S NOTE SHOCKS TURKS: SAYS THEY SHOULD LEAVE EUROPE AMERICANS IN TURKEY APPRE HENSIVE OVER PRESIDENT'S STAND (By Associated Pren.) Constantlnole, April 3. Wilson' note to the Allies intimating that the Turks must get out of Europe shocked all Turkish parties. Americans hero are apprehensive over the effect of the President's stand. MICHIGAN DECIDE MONDAY PRESIDENT IAL Prevent Collective Note to Turks (By Associated Presa) London, pril 3. The Allies have presented a collective note reiter ating the demand upon the Turkish government that It officially disavow the nationalist movement, according to a Constantinople dispatch. IINEES Washington, April 3. The stock yards owned by the five big packers will be sold to live stock producers,, if possible, the packers' counsel told the House agricultural committee. (By Associated Press.) Detroit, Mich., April 3. The pref erence of Michigan Republicans and Democrats for presidential nominees will be registered next Monday in the State's second presidential preference primary. tr i. . .... nepumicans nave a Held of seven to choose from, while the Democrats have entered five in the lists. Two of the latter, William J. Bryan an William G. McAdoo, made unsuccess ful efforts to have their names re moved from the ballots. Withdrawal after certification, however, is not permitted under the State election laws, and the two names, remained on the ballots. An unusual situation results from the fact that the name of Herbert Hoover appears on both Republican and Democratic tickets. The double filing for the former food administra tor was made possible when the state's attorney general ruled inope rative, as applied to the presidential primary, the amendment passed by the last legislature requiring from candidates an affidavit of party affllia tion. I he Republican ticket comprises Senators Poindexter, of Washington, and Johnson of California; General Pershing, Major General Leonard Wood,' Governor Lowden of Illinois, Mr. Hoover and William G. Simpson oS Detroit. On the Democratic tick Mr. Hoover, Mr. McAdoo and Mr. nryan, are Governor Edward I. Ed wards of New Jersey, and Attorney General Palmer. Eugene V. Deb, of Indiana, is the sole. candidate on the socialist ticket. How far the preference of the vot ers expressed in the primary will be regarded as binding upon the 30 dele gates Michigan will send to each na tional convention, is a matter of spec ulation. No provision is made in the primary law binding the delegation to the primary state's representatives at the conven tion may, if they go choose, swins their weight to another candidate af ter the first ballot Is cast. Vigorous campaigns conducted bv several of the leading candidates and the fact that in many cities and town ships important local issues are 'to come up at the same time is expected to bring out a large vote this year. Uonding Issues are to be balloted un on in many communities. That a heavy vote will be brought cut in Detroit Is regarded as a fore f.one conclusion. Here a street rall vay bonding proposition Is expected t overshadow Interest In the presl-1 dential primary. The proposal is to' YOUNG GIRL DISAPPEARS PARENTS IN DISTRESS Nona Simmons, aged 13, disappear-' cd last Saturday morning from her' homo at Christina. It has not vet' been discovered whether she eloped' or was abducted. Her absence was not discovered until about twelve hours after her departure, and then the couple were traced only as far as ' Lakeland. The parents, of the girl are dls traded, wiring every possible stop ping place in the effort to discover here whereabouts and are being as sisted by Sheriff Logan and his dep uties. Miss Simmons, it is said, had known the man for only a short time. Her ! parents had disapproved of the ac quaintance and had prevailed upon her to discontinue it, or so they had thought. It has since been discovered that she had kept up a secret corre-' spondenco and that her disappearance was probably planned. Bartow Rec ord. TODAY'S ANNIVERSARIES 1817 Tom Taylor, author of "Our American Cousin,'' born. Died In London, July 12, 1880. 1882 In a race on the Tyne the scull ing championship of the world n was won by Hanlon of Toronto. " im Four lives lost in a Are that ,' destroyed the Planters Hotel In St. Louis. 1889 Many arrests followed the dis covery of an extensive Nihilist printing establishment In War ' saw. 1894 The governor of New Jersey approved a bill making women eligible to the office of notary public. 189,r A public testimonial was pre sented In Boston to Dr. S. p. Smith, author of the hymn ''America." 1917-The Reichstag adopted a reso lution appointing a committee to consider the revision of the con stitution of the German emnlrn. : ,1918-Dr. Carl Muck, former conduc tor of the Boston Symphony Or chestra, was ordered interned a an alien enemy. Fin me Sit uation (By Associated Press.) Triest. April 3. The establiahmnt of Flume as an independent state would not mean renunciation of an nexation to Italy, according to a dec laration of CMef D'Annuniio's cabi net. bond the city for $15,000,000 with which to establish a municipally cwned traction system to competa with the present Detroit United Rail way. A hot campaign has been made on this proposition, Mayor aJmes Couzons. its sponsor. personaly t peaking at a score of meetings, and the editorial columns of the newspa pers making strong arguments on the issue.