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AKELAND
NINO ,. I ELEGRAM
ished 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
No. 253
LAKELAND, FLA.,SATlrKDAY, AUG- 14, 1920
UNDER OF CANNON NOW HEARD
5 RED ARMIES GATHER AROUND
WARSAW AND SHELL ITS OUTWORKS
EXPRESS RATES MORE FRENZIED
IKU fAPITAI
iLlUll vni uau
DOOMED UNLESS
HELP COMES SOON
let Terms WiU Include Plebis
cite to Determine Future of
ussian Poland Other Drastic
Demands, Will be Forthcoming
'hen Armistice conference
leets, is Belief of Government
It Washington.
(By Associated. Press.)
farsaw, Aug. 14. On Friday the
of artillery ould be plainly heard
Warsaw. The Russians have
light up their artillery, but have
nia(ed euns heavy enough to
r- -' "
In Warsaw city. On the northeast
front the Russians are twenty
miles from Warsaw.
bne army of the Russians attack-
Warsaw has worked well towards
rear of the city's defenses, and
attacking Plonsk, within a dozen
es of Vistula , river northwest of
irsaw.
CITY IS DOOMED
SOLDIER-POET WILL
DECLARE FIUME FREE
(By Associated Press.)
Trieste, Aug. 14 An open
break has occurred between the
national council of Flume and
Oabrlelle D'AnnunzIo, the sol-dier-poet
whose Insurgent
troops haw been In possession
of the city nearly a year,
D'AnnunzIo has declared that
the establishment of a free and
Independent state of Flume Is
Imminent, and he plans to ex'
tend its confines along the so
called Wilson line of demarca
tion between Italy and Jugo-Slavokla.
Washington, Aug. 14 Authority!
to increase express rates 12 perl
cent- was granted the Americas Rail
way Express Company yesterday toy
the Interstate Commerce Commission,,
(By Associated Press.)
'aris, Aug. 14. Warsaw i
imed unless help comes soon from
oe unexpected quarter. The hosts
anarchy arev gathering around it
tj the north, eaet and southeast,
eral Haller's army, holding posi
ts of strategic importance along
Vistula, Narew and Bug rivers, is
lug pushed back relentlessly by ov-
kbelming hordes- Citizens of War-
to the number of 100,000 have
(dged themselveB to defend the city
the last. But it is felt here that
:b defense can not greatly defer ths
;e of the city.
POURS HOT SHOT
INTO REPUBLICANS
, IN WEST VIRGINIA
RUSSIAN DEMANDS
(By Associated Press )
Washington, Aug. 14. One of the
Wnds to be made by the Russians
the event of peace with Poland is
plebiscite to determine the future of
tasian Poland, with the right to
irry on unrestricted propaganda for
e year before taking the final vote
bey will also demand certain trad-
k and manufacturing privileges, In
Ming the unrestricted transmis-
jon of code messages across Poland
Germany. It is believed here that.
fcen the new term8 are offered at
le forthcoming conference, they will
found to contain many Qther dras-
k provisions, the effect of which
ould be to make Poland virtually
r. inteeral nart of soviet Kussia.
SPILEGATES TO MEET SOVIETS
(By Associated Press )
Wheeling, W. Va., Aug. 14. Ad
dressing the West Virgisla Democrat
ic convention today, Governor Cox
opened Are on Republican opposition,
charging the leadership with attempt
ed trickery of the American people
in opposing the League of Nations
and with conducting a campaign be
hind a smoke screen to secure parti
san spoils,
Governor Cox asserted that a pow
erful combination of Interests is now
Attempting to buy the government's
control, and charged that millions
are being raised in campaigs con
tributions.
Although advocacy of the League
of Nations wa9 the main theme of his
address, he sjso again attacked th;a
Republican senatorial oligarchy.
The Democrats, he said, present a
program of constructive and progres
sive economic service in peace, and
flflflnUelv a saving of two
lViUiJV 1
it .... (m wAvnm.
billion aonars aiiuuauj m 6uv.
ment expenses.
TO BE INCREASED i i
UNDER NEW ORDER
I
FINANCIERS ARE
NOW IN PRISON
(By Associated Press.)
I Boston, Mass., Aug. 14. In addi
tion to Charles Ponzi, who was sur
rendered to the court by bis bonds
men yesterday after a brief period
The increase, by unofficial estl-jof liberty, three other frenzied finan
ciers are now under lock and key In
this city. They are Charles -M.
Brlghtwell, president and treasurer
of the Old Colony Foreign Exchange
Company: Raymosd Meyers, offlci
manager, and Freda Meyers, sales
s gent. The dealings of this concern
in foreign" exchanges are said to have
rivaled those of Ponzi. All three of
them' pleaded not guilty.
PONZI'S SHIP ON ROCKS
., ' (By Associated Press.)
Boston, Aug. 14. The- financial
shin piloted by, Charles Ponzi was
high and dry on the rocks today, and
federal and state officials made de
termined efforts to salvage the cargo
of millions of dolfars entrusted to
Ponzi by thousands, of investors in
his 50 per cent- in three months'
scheme . . Ponzi ate breakfast at the
Middlesex county Jail, in default of
$25,000 bail.
ANOTHER BANK CLOSED
. (By Associated Press.)
( Boston, ' Aug. 14 Bank Commls-
sioner Alien luuay iuuk. umue ui m
Polish, Industrial Association, a pri
vate bank, of which Henry Chielinski,
president of the Hanover Trust Com
pany, the chief depository of Charles
ponzi, which bank closed Wednesday,
1r. president.
mates, will add $35,500,000 to the an
nual income of the company. The
commission's decision, however, does
not take into consideration the re
cent award of the railroad labor
board of increased wages approxi
mating $43,000,000 to express com
pany employes, and it is expected ap
plication soon will be made by the
company tor an additional advance in
rates to meet the wage scales.
Rates on milk and cream, under
! he commission's decision, are fur
ther increased to correspond with the
advance of 20 per cent- for the trans
portation of such commodities au
thorized the railroads, except where
there are no competing railroads be
tween the affected points. In the lat
ter case an advance of 12ft per cent.
was authorized. v
In touching on the fact that the
express company had been allowed
only about half of the Increase asked,
which was 25-16 per cent., the com
mission expressed the opinion that
the full amount awarded should be
retained by the express company It
self and that none of it should be
allowed to the railroad carriers.
NOTE FROM JAPAN IS
RECEIVED AT CAPITAL
(By Associated Press.)
Washington, Aug. 14. The
.' Japanese reply to the American
note protesting against the
Japanese occupation of the
northern part of the Island of
Saglmlien, was received at the
I state department today- The
note Is described as lengthy,
and It Is nnderstod to go Into
the whole question of Japanese
policy in Siberia. The docu
ment may be made public next
weeh, but no Intimation of its
tenor or tone was given out today.
VICTORY FOR SUFFRAGE FORESEEN
IN ACTION OF TENNESSEE SENATE
WHICH PASSED RESOLUTION FRIDAY
HOUSE TO -YOTE
EARLY NEXT WEEK
IS PRSENT PLAN
Suffrage Leaders, Jubilant Over
Outlook, Devote Entire Time To
Keeping Lower House Members
Under Pressure -j- President
Sends Message to Speaker of
the House Urging Early and
Favorable Action.
INDIANA'S POPULATION IS
SHORT OF THREE MILLIONS
(By Associated Press )
Washington, Aug. 14. the census
of Indiana shows a population of
2,930,544, an increase of 8.5 per cent.
LAKELAND LOSES
TO TAMPA FRIDAY
IN CLOSE PLAYING
COUNTY COURT
CLOSES A BUSY
AUGUST TERM
OFFICERS OF LATE
WAR TO HOLD BIG
CONVENTION SOON
OVERALL CRAZE IN ESSEN
SQUELCHED BY LABORERS
(By Associated Press.)
Essen, Germany, Aug. 14. Moved
by the American example, a number
of young men here made an attempt
to fight high tailoring prices by or
ganizing a procession clad In blue
overalls. Their effort, nowever.
aroused the ire of the working pom
lation who, under the Impression that
it was "a studied insult to their
class," made a rush tor the paraders.
A free fight ensued and some of the
cheap lanonus yivj'-e"""
badly injured.
Warsaw, Aug 14. The Polish
r rcmissioners with authority to ne-
otiate a neace treaty with the Bol-
fheviki. loft" this cltv early Saturday
icming to meet the soviet delegates
n the road between Brest-Litovsk
Ind Warsaw.
The meeting should take place be-
pfen 5 and 7 o clock. Saturday eve-
kg. American and British newspaper,
Porrespondents will be permitted to
company the Polish delegates, the
fenkliiviH oiithnrities having eX- I
. .---" - - - .
foesed a desire that they be present.
After meeting the eoviet delegates
p the road the Polish commissioners
f ill probably be taken to CinsK,
pkere the formal peace conference is
fleeted to take place.
CANADIAN IS DEPORTED
BY ELLIS ISLAND OFFICERS
(By Associated Press.)
New York, Aug. 14 .-Arthur Ele
ment, former member of the Canadian
parliament, whose name wa drawn
into New York's $5,000,000 bond plot,
. tn rnnnda last
was secreieiy uci)"""
night, it was learned at Ellis isiana
today.
American red cross
DEPOTS IN EAST BURNED
(By Associated Press.)
London. Aue 14. The American
Hed Cross deoots at Pedrogoritza,
Montenegro, have been burned, ac
cording to a Rome dispatch.
rANAMAN COMMISSION
GRANTS FREIGHT INCRtAot
(By Associated Press.)
Ottawa." Can., Aug. 14.-The Ca
nadian railway commissioners have
granted the increase in through rates
asked for by American roads to con
form with American Increases, ex
cept In coal and coke.
THE JTCETWG OF TROOP S
Despite their ability to hit the pill
Friday and more often than the
Smokers, the Highlanders were un
able to win Friday, afternoon's mat
inee, losing out by a 7 to 4 score.
Johnson, working for the Highlandl
ers, was none too effective, especi
ally with runners on.- However, had
it not been tor costly bobbles behind
him he would have won out. only a
pair of the counters of the Smoker0
being earned, while his teammates
earned all of theira,.
Foss contributed a one-handed stop
ol Troutman's stinger in his territory
which drew for him a generous round
of applause. LaMotte duplicated Mar-
kle of world series fame stunt and
was called out for failing to touch
second when he moved up on Felix 8
single to left.
Everybody was unsteady- including
old man Tommy, who dropped one In
the early stages of the game and
juggled one in the seventh. A fair
sized Friday crowd was in attend
ance. Score:
Lakeland- AB Jt H PO A
Brooks 3b 4 1 2 2 1
Dean 2b 1 2 3,4
McLean rf 4.0 2 1 0
Clmor Oh 3 1 1 11 0
til Hiv. I
Stewart If 5 1 3 3 0
Kowalski ss 5 0 1 2 3
Troutman cf 4 0 2 2 0
Criger c 3 0 1 1 1
Johnson p 4 0 0 04
(By Associated Press.) .
nntrnit. Mich.. Auk. 14. Plans
are taking shape for the first conven
tion of the American officers f ,thi
Great War, to be, held here Sept. 7, 8
and 9. "Delegates from chapters in
nearly every city of the United
States. Cuba, the Canal Zone. Hawaii
and Alaska are expected.
The organization comprises officers
of the army, navy and marine corps
who fought itt the world war,. A
permanent national organization is to
be formed.
Those in charge of the program are
attempting to bring to the meeting as
speakers the more prominent officers
of the three branches of the service
The Detroit chapter of the organiza
tion will entertain the visitors with
boat rides, a military ball, a ban
quet- and a smoker in Canada.
PROHIBITION BOOSTS
IMPORTATION OF RAISINS
(By Associated Press.)
14. Prohibition
TV aDlllfcl"t - -
I Is believed to be responsible for the
.1.400 per cent, increase in imports
I of raisins within the first six months
; ot this year, according to the depart
ment of agriculture.
Totals 40 4 1427 14
Tampa AB K h ru a
LaMotte ss 4 0 1 3 3
Felix rf -5 0 3 2 0
Vaughn lb ........ 5 0 18 1
ross 2b 5 1 1 1 0
T. Leach cf 5 1 1 2 0
Brack If 4 1 11 0
N. Leach 2b 2 3 0 3 2
Burke, c...'. .3 1 1 81
Alvarez p 3 0 0 1 3
TWO CHINESE PROVINCES
AT WAR WITH EACH OTHER
(By Associated Press )
Amoy. China. Aug. 14 Hostilities
nave broken out between the' pror-
incea of Piikipn and Quantung, wltn
severe "fighting and the capture of
J iai mnsien, by miKien uwi"-
ST. PETERSBURG BREAKS
BUILDING PERMIT RECORD
(By Associated Press.)
St. Petersburg, Aug. 14. Build
isg permits to the extent of $132,000
have been issued here during the first
x j A....ot This la tho ht?h-
' est record made in any corresponding
! period In the history of the city.
, (Polk County, Record.)
The August term of the county
court closed Wednesday of this week
with the trial by jury of Freddie and
Eddie Stevens and Willie BrownA
alias Childs, charged by ' Qussle
Washington with conspiracy to kill
Gussie. "Big-E'' and "Little E," as
the Stevens twins are called, remain
ed "Innocent" to the end, but Willie
turned state's ' evidence , and told a
convincing story. All three were con
victed, but a motion for new trial
was made.
More cases were disposed of during
this session than have ever been
handled in one term before. Forty-
even pleas of guilty were entered,
ten convictions made, four acquitals
given, and a number of casea 'nol
prossed." During the course of one
morning, , 13 prisoners foeld in thi
county Jail plead guilty.
In the case of the state vs. W. L
Rewis and the state vs Annie Davis.
their bonds were estreated. Pleas
ot guilty were entered Wednesday
lr. ten more cases than reported on
Tuesday and sentences were imppsed
as follows:
State of Florida vs. Willie Colton,
concealed weapon, $150 and csots or
4 months.
State ot Florida VS. Arthur Han
rfnlnTi Ramhlinz S5 and costs or 30
days.
State of Florida vs W. M. Jones
and Jim Rozier, manufacturing liquor
$50 and costs or 30 days
State of Florida vs Isaac Jones,
PnuupHsfnz mash. $50 and costs or
three months.
State of Florida vs Jim Robinson,
petit larceny, $50 and costs or threa
months .
State of Florida vs. Arthur May-
ti.-ird. neite larceny. $50 and costs
or three months.
State of Florida vs Dewey Holton
Assault and battery- $35 and costs or
60 days.
State of Florida vs Jesse Frederic
Aggravated assault, $25 and costs or
60 days.
State of Florida vg Eugene Jack
son, Herbert Hicks, Susie Wilson.
Petit larceny, $50 and costs or three
months.
State of Florida vs John Hosey
Gambling. $5 and costs or 30 days.
Two civil cases were tried Tuesday
,T H. Durrance vs U. J. Whitman
assumpsit damages ot $500 1
(By Associated Press.)
Nashville, Tenn., Aug. 14. By a
vote of 25 to 4 the Senate yesterday
afternoon registered its approval of
the federal suffrage amendment, it
now only remains for the lower house
to act. Action; by that branch will
hot be taken before next week. 1 it
was said last night. Suffrage advo
cates are now devoting their entire
energies to the lower house, and they
express the utmost confidence that
the resolution will be adopted by a
safe margin. . J
PRESIDENT SENT MESSAGE -
Washington, Aug. 14. President
Wilson in a message Friday night to
Speaker Walker of the. Tennessee
house of representatives urged faTor-
able action on the Federal suffrage
amendment by that body.
The President in ht8 message said:
'"May Y not, In the Interest of na
tional harmony and vigor and of tho
establishment of the leadership of
America in all liberal policies, ex
press the earnest hope that the house
over whlcb you preside will concur
in the suffrage amendment'..
TWO COTTON MILLS CLOSE
FOR PERIOD OF MONTH
(By Associated Press.)
Woonsocket, R. I., Aug. 14. Two
cotton mills, the Ashton mill, owned
by Goddard Brothers, and the Berk
ley mill, owned by the Berkley Co;.
closely associated with Goddard and
Pros., will close from Aug. 21 to
Sept. 20. About 1,500 hands are afcv
fected. Over-production is said to be '
the canoe of the ehnt down ,-
DELAND TAKES CENSUS TO
CORRECT OFFICIAL FIGURES
DeLand, Aug. 14. This city has
taken Its own census, and the figures
show that it ha8 a population of over
4,000 . The action was taken after
tho census department had an
nounced the population as being only
3,324. ListE of all names of persons
in the city have been compiled and
will be forwarded to the department
at Washington, where it is assumed
the corrections will be made to corre
spond with the facts, and the city ac
credited with its true population.
About fifty business and professional
men participated in making the cen
sus, and every effort was put forth
to make it accurate.
von
against D. E. Montgomery et al.
In the trial of Daniel Miller Co.
against the S. Robin Co., a civil ac
tion the verdict came for the defend
anC $180.47.
r.at nieht Troop 3 held an impor
o mootine. making plans for next
Friday, and Oh, boy, they are some
plans All members are request iu
.nt every boy that does not
come will be mad at himself all th
rest of his life. Bring a paca8
- wtnn or any kind of crackers
t'8 .-l '
wtti. yon and trust to tne socmi -.
ii nn so fnll that you can't
muieo w 4
walk a step. So come one. com all
and trust to luck. ,
.THOMAS BRYANT.
Scribe.
Totals 36 7 9 27 10
. Score by innings:
Tampa 010 310 020-7
Lakeland 000 200 101 4
BOARD OF EDUCATION BUYS
TEACHERS' ROOMING HOUSE
(By Associated Press.)
Evanston, 111., Aug. 14. The
board of education has purchased two
large houses near the city schools to
rent to teacher9 at the lowest prices
possible. The superintendent of
schools said that high rents and low
salaries of teachers caused the experiment.
SAILOR FROM FLORIDA
v -VICTIM OF EXPLOSION
Washington, Aug. 14. The' sailor
who was mortally wounded in an ei-
plosion on the cruiser Pittsburg at
Cherbourg. France, has veen identi
fied as Robert H McCormick, of
Dinsmore, Fla.
AHEARN IS REINSTATED
ON THE OLYMPIC TEAM
(By Associated Press )
Antwero. Aug. 14 Dan Ahearn,
dismissed yesterday from the Ameri
can Olympic team on a charge of in
subordination; was reinstated today .
CLUeS. 7c-3 FOR 20c o-2 FOR
MUCH BUILLDING GOING ON
AT ORLANDO THIS SUMMER
ORLANDO MAY BUY GROUNDS
OF FAIR ASSOCIATION
Orlando, Aug. 14. The city com
missioners are negotiating for tha
purchase of the fair grounds of the
Sub-tropical Mil-winter Fair Asso
ciation, for the sum ot about $2a,000
i The grounds consist of about 34 acres
and would make a very delightful
PINE APPLE GROWERS
ANNOYED BY THIEVES
Punta Gorda, Aug. 14. Some ot
jthe pine apple growers here'1 have
been much annoyed by thieves looting
Orlando, Aug. 14. Building per
mits issded in August to this date
amount to $81,000, as compared with
$20,000 for the month ot August, 1919,
15c, BACKED BY QUALITY AND GUARANTEED TO SATISFY THE
Nearly $40,000 will be distributed
In purses to the winning ownera at
the -GranU Circu meeting next
month at Charter Oak Park. Hart-ford.
their pineries. One grower declared
that from ground from which he sold
$500 worth of P,ne apples last year
he would get barely $100 this , year.
'owing to the depredations of thieves.
I Some ot the growers are considering
the use of poison as a protection. ,
St. Louis is the only club in tho
National League that has never won
a pennant.
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