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ILitc LAK '3 blished 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 kirn IX. LAKELAND, FLA., I KID AY, AUG. 15, 1920 - .1' ELAND am ANCE PLEASED TAKEN BY UNITED STATES ON DEFENSE OF POUSH BOUNDARIES Eff CONFERENCE OF PREMIER IS BEING ARRANGED Itiet Forces Within 25 Miles of Warsaw State of Siege De clared in That City British La tor Yokes its Objection to War With Soviet Russia With Ye bemence in Special London Conference. (By Associated Press.) Warsaw, Aug. 13. Russian force3 ve reached a point within twenty lies of Warsaw, and a state of siege declared ' here. Civilians are not rmitted on the streets after ten Hock at night. Polish successes have been report- on the southern front where the bssians have been pushing on Lem- Authorized delegates with power to gotiate a preliminary peace treaty 11 leave ' here Saturday night to jeet the Bolshevik plenipotentiaries. LABOR OPPOSES WAR (By Associated PresB.) London, Aug. 13. The opposition British labor to a war with soviet ussia was. voiced today with extra rdinary vehemence and unanimity at a special conference here repre ntlng all elements of workers. SENDS IT- S. NOTE (By Associated Press ) Paris, Aug. 13. France ls sending note to the United States expressing Beasure that the French and Amer- ans are in accord In thefr views on ke Russo-Pollsh situation, it was arned today. It was also learned cat plans are under way for the re- rwal of the .conference recently held etween the British and French pre miers, and that others may attend the kmference. ; - . ORT MEADE MAN TO HEAD MASONIC HOME St. (Petersburg, Aug. 13,. At a jpecial meeting of the trustees of the florida Masonic Home held yester- ay at Tampa. Walter Scott, of Fort Jfeade was elected superintendent of e Petersburg institution. Mrs. fcott was elected matron of the ome. The meeting was called to flnflider the resignation 'of Mrs. Fetherton, teh present matron, who peets to retire Sept. 1. PIT OF ORLANDO WILL ADOPT A BUDGET SYSTEM Orlando, Aug. 13. A budget sys m for the city of Orlando is being f orked out by the city commission ers, to be onerative from AUKUst 1. S20, to July 31, 1921. J. C. Bernard, ity clerk and A. E. Collins, a certi fied accountant of Tampa, are work- g out the details in conjunction Nth Mayor Duckworth. The general f'an adopted by St. Petersburg will followed. PRLANDO FIRE CHIEF ATTENDS CONVENTION (By Associated Press.) Orlando. An. 12. Fire Chief pan has just returned from Toronto. Panada, where he attended the Inter actional convention of Fire Engin eers' which was recently held in that Fty. He savs there were sixty-eight ppresentatives from the southeast ern part of the United States. Flor ida cUloa tt wm-a Orlando, ""Mops, Jacksonville, Miami, St. Pe- ItiwL . . t .ail j'Bunrg, jK.ey wesi. renswwu ist- Augustine. in .l w.t- T.alrnland j , plait lur vwoi-ijjfi i'fcat does not contemplate the build- jmg of new houses can lead only w tdinfinnntitt T . la tinf worth hile to invite people to come here tm ... . t . p we can not supply them witn snei ! while they remain. There are still half a million prie- 1 oners of war In Germany and Rm- WITH STAND U. S. TAKES FIFTH PLACE IN OLYMPIC BIKE RACE (By Associated Press.) Antwerp, Aug. 13. France won the bicycle road classic in the Olym pic games. Sweeden took second. Belgium third, Denmark fourth and the United States fifth. - Dan Ahearn, of Illinois, the world's record holder tor the hop, step and jump, was dismissed from the Amer ican Olympic team, charged with In subordination. LAKELAND TAKES ANOTHER GAME IN A SHARP CONTEST Lakeland won the second game of the series here yesterday by the score of 7 to 5. Lakeland got their hits when they needed them. "Bugs" Ery landed on the apple tor a home run. 'Two of the walks allowed by Lariscy resulted in runs for the High landers. Score: Bradentown AB R H PO A Elliott, 2b 2 1 0 2 2 Arline, cf 3 1 1 0 0 Cushion, lb 4 0 0 U 1 Quin, c ..4 1 1 2 2 Jacobs, rf 4 0 0 2 0 Harrocks, cf 4 0 1 5 0 Harris, ss 4 0 1 4 4 Bair, 3b 4 1 1 0 2 Lariscy, p ....4 1 0 1 2 Totals 35 5 6 27 13 Lakeland AB R H PO A Brooks, 3b 3 1 0 1 1 Dean, 2b' 4 1 1 1 4 McLean, rf 4 0 0 0 0 Palmer, lb .4 1 1 13 1 Stewart. If .... 4 0 2, 4, 0 Kowaski, ss". .'. ... ...3 1 1 3 2 Troutman, cf 3 1 0 2 0 Criger. c 4 0 1 8 1 Ery, p 4 2 2 0 3 Totals 33 7 8 37 12 Score by innings: Lakeland 103 100 0027 Bradentown 005 000 0005 WHALE HUNTING IN BLIMPS LATEST CALIFORNIA SPORT Long Beach, Cal., Aug. 13. Whale hunting from a baby blimp ls a pro ject of Captain John D. Loop, a res ident here, who has had many years experience whaling in the old fashion ed way. Captain Loop has invented an aerial harpon to be dropped upon the whale with a buoy attached to trace the leviathan after he Is struck. When the whale comes up for air aft er he is struck the captain proposes to attack him with a boom gun. A blimp Is being rigged at a Los Ange les flying field to try out Captain Loop's method. YEGGMEN MAKE BIG HAUL AT N. C. POST OFFICE (By Associated Press ) Fairmont, N. C, Aug. 13. Yegg man robbed the postofflce here early thlsmorning of 120,000 in currency and several hundred dollars in pos tage stamps. The money belonged to the Bank of Fairmont, having been sent by In sured mail. The people near the building were awakened by the explosion which op ened the safe and when they ran out, the robbers ordered them to retreat, which they did whn several shots were fired. The robbers escaped in a stolen au tomobile which they abandoned a mile from town. FUNERAL OF SOLDIER WHO DIED IN FRANCE (By Associated Press.) St. Petersburg, Aug. 12. The fu neral of Lieut. Clyde Caswell of the antv-firnrth aero eanadron, third army of occupation, who died at Co blens, Germany, July 14. 1919. after a two monthg illness, was conducted kp today with full military nonors. The body arrived here Aug. 10. It wae met by a large concourse of friends who eagerly accorded all the honors due to the dead soldier. Five dollars ls the charge for tte shortest taxi ride In Berlin. SENATOR HARDING 1 GIVES ADDRESS TO BUCKEYE EDITORS! (By Associated Press.) Marion, Ohio, Aug. 13. Republic an fellow editors of Hardin from throughout the state came to Marion today to talk shop and politics at a luncheon' in honor of the nominee. The delegation gathered in a down town hall, where it was arranged for the senator to make a speech instead of at his front porch. i NEVADA WOMAN IS RUNNING FOR UNITED STATE SENATE (By Associated Press-) Reno, Nev. Aug. 13. Mis? Anna Martin today filed her petition for nomination as an independent candi date for, the United States Senate, and began a month's campaign trip through Nevada. CZAR'S FAMILY DIAMONDS ARE IN UNITED STATES (By Associated Press-) Washington, Aug. 13. More than a hundred diamonds, supposed , to have been part of the famous Russian royal family collection, addressed to "Comrade Martens," were intercepted by customs officials, according to evi dtnce at the deportation proceeding against Martens. MONEY OF STATE TIED UP IN BANK BUSTED BY PONZI (By Associated Press.) Boston, Mass., Aug. 13. The state of Massachusetts had S 126,000 on de posit in the Hanover Trust Company, the bank wrecked by Ponzl. It ' is announced that, the ."financier"- hassays.. T-hey were removed from, the debts outstanding to the extent'' of $7,000,000. How muh of that huge sum is due to the bank of which he was a director, and which was closed by the state bank examiners, is not known. It is intimated, however, that the capital of the bank is seriously impaired, if not wiped out. Ponzi, who was arrested yesterday by federal authorities, was released on a bond of 125,000. He was Immed iately re-arrested on a municipal war- rant charging larceny, and held under . a bond of $10,000. HEAVY DECREASE IN FORESHADOWED (By Associated Prase.) New York, Aug. 13. Cheaper su gar ls in sight. Movements in tne market 'foreshadow a heavy decline h; prices. One large dealer, acting upon the market outlook, has reduced the price of fine granulated sugar from 21 to 17 cents. Raw sugar is selling on a basis of 13.04 cents, which is ten cents a pound less than the' high level of three months ago. A pronounced weakness in raw su gar made its appearance early In the week, affecting future ' contracts on the exchange and in the "spot" mar ket. ''Second hand" sugar, or specu OLDEST MAN IN INDIANA CELEBRATES HIS BIRTHDAY (By Associated Press.) Wabash. Ind.. Aug., 13. "Uncle Jack" Hlggins, pioneer resident of Wabash, celebrated hU lOlnd birth day here recently. "Uncle Jack" came here for the anniversary from the Marion National Military Home, where he has been for the past three month?. He is said to be the oldest man in Indiana. Born In Liverpool, England, July 15, 1818. ''Uncle Jack" came to America and first settled In eastern Pennsylvania In 1840. He came to Wabash about a year later. For 80 years he lived In the same house. PACIFIC ARCH TO MARK BOUNDARY BEING BUILT Vancouver, B. 'C Aug. 13. Work has been started on the Pacific arch which Is to stand at the crossing of the Pacific highway at the interna tional boundary. According to the men In charge of the work the structure will be com pleted In time for the official opening GOVERNOR COX TO DISCUSS ISSUES IN WEST VIRGINIA (By Associated Press ) Columbus, Ohio, Aug. 13. Gover nor Cox is back from Camp Perry. He is today preparing two addresses for tomorrow ,at Wheeling, W. Ta.. one at the Democratic state conven tion and the other a public speech. He intimated that national policies would receive his chief attention in these addresses. SEVERAL KILLED WHEN STONE CRUSHER EXPLODES (By Associated Press.) Graham, Va., Aug. 13. Six are known to be killed, and four others are believed to be dead as the result of a premature explosion of a lime stone crusher at Pounding Mill, Va., today. , BOSTON MAN TO BE MAYOR ON GOVERNOR'S STAFF Tallahassee, Aug. 13. Governor Catts has appointed Augustus E. Bar nett to be major on the governor's staff. It is said that Mr. Barnett now resides at Boston, Mass. The gov ernor also appointed W. T. Gary to membership on the school board of Marion county to succeed W, L. Col bert, resigned. FORMER SERVICE MEN TRIED TO KILL PREMIER OF GREECE (By Associated Press ) Paris, Aug. 13. Greek assailants of Premier ,, Venlzelos, who was wounded yesterday, acted through personal motives, the Greek legation Greek army and navy because of pro German sentiments, It ls stated. The premier was attacked yester day when' he was leaving the Lyons railroad station for Nice. . Two men fired revolvers at him as he started to board the train. He wag wounded slightly, and both his assailants were arrested. Eight shots were fired in all. Soot is doing serious damage to London's big buildings, ' by eating away the stone. SUGAR PRICES BY LATEST REPORTS lative stocks, have been offered for some dayB' at 18. cents per pound for fine granulated, but no weakness vu the part of refiners was in evidence until yesterday, . Holders of large stocks express the fear that they have overstayed their market. Dealers declare the present weakness is due to lack of demand for refined eugar, free offerings from all parts of the world, and a feeling of unrest throughout the trade. Lack of de mand Indicates that heavy purchases in the early part of the year were not entirely" for Immediate consump tion. on October 20, when the Queen of Rumania, her daughter, Princess Ma rie. Marshal and Madame Joffre, rep resentatives of the Canadian and Uni ted States government, of the Mikado and of the president of China are ex pected to be present. The arch, it ls estimated will cost about $50,000. It will be of steel and concrete and will stand 100 feet high. The simple Inscription, which will be raised in bold letters for all the world to see is: "Children of a Common Mother." FORT MYERS TO SPEND LARGE SUM IN PUBLICITY (By Associated Press ) Fort Meade, Aug. 13. Arrange ments have been made to spend 330, 000 on publicity for this city during the coming season. A volunteer com mittee composed of E. E. Dankohler, Harry Johnson and Mr..Wllderqulst, has been appointed to solicit sub rcrlptlons. Grella'g band has been se cured for winter concerts, the con tract calling for $5,000 tor the sea son, wo concerts will be given dally except Sunday. OUTLOOK FAVORS RATIFICATION ; OF SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT IN BOTH TENNESSEE AND NORTH CAROLINA PEANUT CROP WILL BE LARGER THAN LAST YEAR (By Associated Press-) Washington, Aug. 13. The peanut cropthis year will be almost 6,000,000 bushelg larger than last year, accord ing to the forecast of the Depart ment of Agriculture from July con ditions. The total crop is forecast at 39,006,000 bushels. Alabama will have almost 11,000,000 bushels, Georgia 7,500,000 bushels and Virginia a lit tle more than 5,000,000 bushels.' FOUR INJURED AS WHITE BUS TURNS OVER NEAR CITY Just before going to press It was learned that the' White Bus, running between this city and Tampa, turned over a short time before 4 o'clock, on Lemon street, four, blocks from the Klbler Hotel. Four of the pas sengers, one woman and three men. were badly hurt. They were carried to the City Hospital where they are now being examined. Their names could not he learned, nor the extent of their injuries. It was aid that the driver of the bus turned sharply aside to avoid Hitting a wagon and teanff which entered the street In front of him from a cross street. One wheel of the bus ran onto the curb, and the cer turned over. LAKELANDERS GO ON LONG CRUISE ON NAVAL VESSELS Tampa, Aug. 13. Thirty-one South Florida men, enrolled a8 naval reservists, with 8,x officers, embarked here yesterday on the destroyer Os borne, for an extensive cruise up the Atlantic coast. Part of the reservists will be taken on a two weeks cruise, touching Key West, Charleston) New port,, New York, Jacksonville, Miami and back to Tampa on the Charles E Ausburne, a companion destroyer to ttie Osborne. The rest of the men will go on a four weeks' cruise. The men include the following from Lake land: E. L. Padgett, A. B. Chiles, F. W. Clonts and Cornelius Witter. WOMEN OF PUNTA GORDA TO FORM NOVEL CLUB Punta Gorda, Aug. 13. Active steps are being taken towards the forma tion of the Women's Ailment Club, which will fill a long-felt want. The Mef qualification for membership re quires that each applicant for admis sion must have at least three physical ailments to present for the consider ation of the club, whose sympathy and advice will be given free of charge to the sufferer. It ls a well known fact .that women suffering from any mental or bodily trouble rarely get any sympathy from their husbands or other male connections, and it was an appreciation of this fact that moved several of the lead ing ladies of the town to undertake the organization of this highly desir able club. As soon as the club is fully organ ized, it will hold weekly meetings, at each of which one of the town's physi cians will be invited to be present and advise the members as to the best remedies for their ailments. Any doctor refusing an invitation to at tend a meeting of he club, will b6 boy- cotted. Local druggists also will be Invited to attend the meetings, bring) samples of their patent medicines ' and expatiate upon their virtues. One member of the club will be se- Iected each month to enter some san itarium, submit to a surgical opera tion, and on being discharged, make to th9 club a detailed report ot her experiences. Surely, this club ls going to be a highly Interesting one. PROMININENT OCALA WOMAN DIES AFTER BRIEF ILLNESS Ocala, Aug. 12. Mr. Elizabeth Blalock, widow of T. J. Btalock, died Monday at the home ot her daughter. Mrs. George ay lor of this city, Mrs. H. S. Philips of Jacksonville, Mrs. terlologlst. The work of extermlna T.J. Nixon of Tampa, Dr. A. L. tion will continue, however. nder Blalock of Madison, Blalock of Miami and Dr. L. F. SUFFRAGE WINS 1 INITIAL FIGHT IN BOTH STATES Protracted Debate Opened Whet Tennessee Senate Began Consid eration of the Amendment No Vote Expected Until Next Week' Whole Country Watches ttt Proceedings and Offers Advice. (By Associated Press.) ; . Raleigh, N. C-, Aug, lS.-Suifrage won the Initial battle In the Nojrtll Carolina legislature today when f a vote of 7 to 1 the constitutional amendment, committee of the toper house favorably reported the ratifica tion of the resolution. It now goes to lie Senate for reconsideration. J LONG DEBATE IN PROSPECT (By Associated Press-) i s ' Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 13.Along debate was In prospect wheat; the Tenessee senate began the consider atlon of the woman suffrage amend ment today. Not an inch of space waf available In the galleries or on i the floor, and pro-suffrage members, "had prominent suffrage leaders with them' -at their desks. u , The house Is not expected to vote on the measure until next week, 'The suffragists were victorious In J the preliminary, skirmishing. ; J - v,y, ,; . of: SENDS SPECIAL MESSAGE'? ttitn (By Associated Press.) " ' Raleigh, N. C., Aug,. 13. Declar ing that women should have the Hrst right to speak when the Issue' b whether the world "shall henceto&u be ruled by reason and righteousness or by blood and Iron," Governor JWcsr ett In a special message today called upon the North Carolina legislature to ''accept the Inevitable and rattr -the federal woman suffrage amend ment." He Raid, the most the oppo nents of the measure could do was. to delay for six monthg a movement,' are powerless to defeat. N .'' xt.it BEADS HARDING'S LETTEB ' (By Associated Press-) " Nashville, Aug. 13. -,A letter from Senator Harding was read to the leg-' lslatlve committee hearing today, la which the nominee of the Republican party said that members of the Gen eral Assembly cannot Ignore the state constitution." The letter Is In reply to one sent to Harding by O. N. Tillman, Republican, leader of the antl-ratlflcatlon forces, who outlined the contention that the constitution prohibition action by the legislature. ITAUAN ARISTOCRACY ASKED TO SHARE HOMES WITH HOMELESS ROMANS (By Associated Press ) ' Rome, Aug. 13. Commendatory Lusignoll, the new head of the Hous ing Commission, with a touching be lief in the goodness of human nature, celebrated his appointment by send ing an appeal to the aristocracy of Rome, asking them to allow any , spare rooms In their splendid old I a laces to be rented out to some ot the weary seekers after house room in the Eternal City. All with one consent began, to make excuse. King Victor, however, was an exception. He has already made ten new apartments for humble families in the large stables near the Qulrlnal Palace which his father, Ring Humbert, kept full of horses, but which, since the accession of the present king, have always been more or less ("empty. At an expense of nearly $200,000 he plans to construct 39 more apartments. NO EVIDENCE OF PLAGUE FOUND IN ST. PETERSBURG -'8t. Petersburg, Aug. 13. No evi dence of bubonic plague infection has been found in any of the rats killed here and examined by the state bac- the supervision of the local hea!taef-f,cer.