Miami Herald, February 22, 1917

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Miami Herald (Newspaper) - February 22, 1917, Miami, Florida — TWELVE PAGES THE MIAMI HERALD PAGES I TO 8 VOL. T. NO. 81.MIAMI, FLORIDA. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22. 1917. PRICE FIVE CEN THREE FLORIDA CONGRESSMEN LEGISLATORS FAIRVOTE TOR DRASTIC REGULATION RACE HAS BEEN KILLED: EVERGLADES RELIE i Amendment Making Dry States Bone Dry Passes the House BREWERS ARE PLEASED Making New York Impregnable fPOM POCIUWmx, vN^iis=-' (ulc 00=4^ THE MIAMI OCEAN VIEW COMPANY HIGH 9PID6E Believing Measure Will Stop Mail Order Business and Prevent Prohibition (Special to The Herald.) Washington, Feb, 21.—Congressmen Sears, Wilson and Clark, of Florida, voted today in house of representatives, for the Reed amendment to the poatoffice appropriation hill, making all the prohibition states “bone dry** by refusing interstate commerce pri- * vileges to liquor shipments to such states. Congressman Sparkman was absent. The Reed amend men! passed by the senate last week was concurred in by the house, today, bv a vote of Til to 72. Th** Reed amendment was added in tnc senate to the Bankhead amend-! ment, which was today agreed to by j the house prohibiting the shipment into "dry” territory of newspapers,! magazines, circulars, pamphlets, etc., j containing advertisements for liquor. Uproarous Debate Washington, Feb. 21.—Absolute prohibition legislation took its longest stride forward in the nation’s history when the house, after uproarous de- Trip Through That Section Has R1    Proven A Revelation To PLANNING A GREAT DEVELOPMENTj sijilSoI« Meeting of Directors At Which Capita! Stock Isj LOBBYING ABOVEBOARD Increased From $200,000 To $500,000—Will    “ Put $100,000 into Buildings For Next Sea-1 "ill Speedily Give Settlers in son, Construct an Island and Build Streets1 the GladeS the C3R3IS -They Want The commencement of the const ruction of a new fort near Rockaway Point, within New York City, coupled with the placing of 16-inch guns at Sandy Hook, will make New York the chief point of attack in case of foreign invasion, impregnable to the g rentest fleets of the world. The guns at Sandy Hook and those to be plac ed on Rockaway Point will have a Frightful Loss of Life In Armenia and Syria Since War j Began APPEAL TO AMERICA! For Help To Save Fasf Disap- j pearing Population From i Starvation ;    - j At the meeting of the directors of! Board of directors James H. Snow- New York, Feb. 21.—One third Gf the M’arni °ee8n View Compan>% heldl den, J. X. I.umvmis, J hn H. Levi, the Armenian race has either beenion )ast ^ uosds.y, ariangemen.s >v» re jjt,nrv McSweenev, Carl (I. Fisher, J. massacred or has died from starvation    to    Incr*f<* or disease since the European war be- L lnt‘ cofnPan.v Crom $-    ,    to    $*. gan. and half of those remaining are!    .    t    ,    ... homeless and are dying in exile., ac- Jh,s 5S a wonderful and remarkable cording to a cable message from John showing for a corporation which Masefield, an English writer, made!ord^ organizifd and launcned | public, tonight, by the American com- spring aad which had already spent mittee for the relief of Armenia andj'be 5r!t,a* am^anT tb<* organization, gyri*    namely $200,000,    in the development * In part, Mr. Masefield cabled:    °f tb.dr lands on    the peninsula “It is easier-to win help for lands!, Tne increased capital of MOO.WO will like Belgium and Serbia which have:    used    m furthei    deve.opments to    .    r    ..    \i:„.    :    ,, heen th** battlefields of this war *ha i tb«* properties on the peninsula and j the plans ot the Miami Ocean \ lew for those remoter places like Armenia an island vviU b<' built in ,th.e cover * company it is stated that it was de-vvhere the suffering is a by-product.    an    ar*a approximately ;*> acres,jCided to put about SlOOjiOO m build “Far awav as she is from the main i the same to be connected with the} mgs which will be commenced without conflict.‘ Armenia has suffered morej causeway mm under construction by | delay »n order to have ready for next in this war than any devastated land a bndt°* . fhe company expects to.^asoin I his company is going to in Europe*. She is like a victim met make this island one of the most emt an $18,000 watei tower and lay by troops on the march and beaten and! beautiful and exclusive residential sec- adequate water mams in the various stabbed and left to die. There isi Lions on the Atlantic coast it not m sfmets and nothing m her misery to make a head- \h* wo,rld- Man-V m» es of stre<lt . 1 h7 *'tu.m ot 81“ii! line or a battlecrV. It is. just dumb be built at once and a water tower m plan ing more traes, shrubbery suffering lving by the road    and water system installed. Alto-hU*.,    and    beautifying    the    grounds    of “These oeonie were not m    the war I gether, the public    can look forward toj the    property.    Ten    miles    of    streets They were hard-working, quiet Chris-1 £reat things in the way of the *plen-| wi*l K- built, which will cost approxi- E. Lummus and Frank B. Shafts. Arrangements have L»een made to build immediately a large number of none of which w ill cost less Arrangements have also been made to beautify th*- trait by the planting of grass, setting out shrubbery, ornamentals and shade trees. Going more into details concerning nouses than $7,500 bute approved the senate measure pro-1 ratjjus cf at least twenty miles with m ere battleship elevation. No ship standing off the port will be able t o shoot into the city nor any part of what is known as the “Metropolitan District” against these guns of the forts. Two 16-inch guns have been p laced at Sandy Hook, but ground has just been broken for the new fort at Rockaway. Some 312 acres will be included in that reservation, and work is being rushed night and day. hibiting shipments into dry states. It is expected to receive the approval of the president within a week. A rechock of the official roll call showed 319 for and 72 against the amendment. It also bars liquor id vertisements in dry states. \khoutrh some members gave it as their opinion that the* measure dce» not become effective until July fi: st, j senators and representatives who are 1 considered authorities, said that all | riders, including the Reed amendment, I would become operative as soon as the ; president signs the measure. Many wet advocates in congress, < particularly those with brewers among I      j.     . their constituents, declared that they iLilutuTw. h. i Lord Edward Carson Told British I St. Andrews Bay Development measure because it will curtail the j    #    r mail order business, in spirituousf liquors, and liecause it might prevent j wet states fr**m going dry, and thus I indefinitely postpone national probibi- j tion. The whiskey dealers, on the other hand, opposed the measure. Representative Shirley declared that SUBMARINE RECEIVER FOR MENACE CRAVE tian people t<»“ poor]'too’ heTpless* and! di(i development of that part of thejmateiy $40,000. trin mibl t,. h*» »n^mi0c t«    peninsula owned by this company. | *v;is decided imm. sm.t;> to pro too mild to be enemies to anybody. Peninsula owned by this company One third of the race are dead of mas- Progressive improvements jnade by veed r,> bi ild the is sacre. starvation and pestilence and thls company will of course be fol-K • approximately >. Ani> half Af tho n>mnimU kAmJocJ lov.ed by corresponding development-G»«s :mnd wdi >* m: one half of the remainder are homeless’,OV efJ bV corresponding developmer and hopeless wanderers, dying in exil *. ?f the companies that owned adjoin- ? > .Southern Dredgin where nobody but the Americans cani hin<! in this section, save them. We cannot, and our ene-| Following are the officers ot the mies will not. That they are alive at company:    Ma.s ago and new James H. Snowden, president.    purcna-e'i v»> tri*- J. N. Lummus, vice-president. |eomper»y hoc ^ 1 j ^n! John H. I.evi. -secretary and treas- *' idme uvo. stm-^ 1 Utter.    1 «>*d t vo large■ apartr all is in a great measure due to your’ countrymen. “None hut your countrymen now save them from extinction. JOHN MASEFIELD” The old bi yard which tiding was ? a ml which will J,b0o. Fill for de by the Bow -company. Atlantic ]Joule meneed s**vera. risked has been n < »cvun \ ievt remodeled pro-ihe down stairs ni s up stairs. t Special to The Herald. I Fort Lauderdale, hub. 2!.—Cut off from all telegraph and telephone communication and without even a glar e at a newspaper since Monday morning. the legislative party of forty i*€j resentativea and thirteen senator* v thejr hosts, including W J Bryan. ; rived here on boats a’ 7 o’clock i« -night from their rnp hrough *r * everglades, the guests of the Everglades Drainage league, the T »» Lauderdale board of iradt and aim-; organizations in this etfort io d v the Florida officials what, can ;<* ! should in* done for the relief • - f J .* farmers t»f the glades. Ninety-five were in the pni * % »* ' the entire trip, and exactly one hundred and ninety-tour miles were t r:« -eied on lx>ats -me** leaving Worth. Stops were made a< Mo -Haven. Okeelanta anil Du vie. The sights and the '!?*»;•    ’ gleaned by the l;*vmak<    f the greatest piece of .‘lean ar ;    *    . iioard lobbying ever conducted ■ history of Florida legislation, ' revelation. Moore Haven, an eler ru ? yi city, with modern hot-1 tr.cjlith the very banks of Lake < kc*’ •* - * FI ftRIITA (10 ATLANTA CARING FOR ILUI1MJH W. FAMILY of minister RICHES! PAID REPORTS ARE | th*- iong. straight c i ,nuls ui w j party travel*:*! all r •• rht and .!■ ! out secng their end « th citht * tion; a great inland sea m. In i nil land was b* * ?*» view; th , irg endless stretch* <*s «»f ■ glass, prime-- ;n ua id of jong • swamps with kms «l an*! I,n*n j and impenct ruble *n *• i. r* ■■ ! 90 per cent of the i lumber- * ! it* eonsti:ut** th* eVerglad*r w-hi ters -t WHO LOST HIS L FE House of Parliament, Yesterday Company Gets Into Fi- PITCHER, EVER New York. Feb. 21.- WfM    Associated    Pr* - Feb l'1. The theory were two hundred and twenty- latest British reports claim that the; Wilson, of New York, today was ap-eight million gallons of liquor in bond in the United States, and said that heretofore 40 |K*r cent had been sold in dry territory. Because of defection among advocates, the national l>oard of temperance of the Methodist Episcopal church issued a statement tonight, saying that it had been absolutely and unequivocally in favor of the amendment German lines were penetrated deeply j pointed received for the St. Andrews on a front of six hundred and fifty s Bay Development Company, which yards, south of Armentiers, and five j owns valuable land, electric light and hundred yards southeast of Ypres. ! power plants and ether property in The Germans suffered severly while! Florida, the British suffered but lightly. , The suit was brought in the United There is considerable artillery activ- j States district court by Henry H. ky between the Germans and the Hansonan, whose claim is for twenty Three Southern Stales I .eft. Atlanta, Feb. 21.-—Into only three states of the south. Florida, Louisiana : nd Texas may whiskey be imported for personal use after June 30. These stales being the only one- retaining •local options. The Florida legislature at its session in April, is expected to adopt a resolution providing for state wide prohibition election, althoug-h only five of the tiftv-two counties are wet. French in the region of Verdun. Elsewhere the line is quiet. In the Austro-Italian theatre there have been small bombardments and raiding activities. Berlin reports that the French ef- seven thousand dollars. Three hundred and fifty other creditors, here, asserted that they have claims aggregating two hundred and sixty thousand dollars. One million, seven hundred thou- fort to capture Hill No. 185 failed with Lsand dollars of the concern’s stocks heavy losses, avso that an attack by the British between the Vardar river and Lake Dorian, in Macedonia failed. Sir Edward Carson, first lord of the admiralty, told parliament today that the submarine menace tvas grave and serious. He said that measures had heen taken which might mitigate it. GAR SHORTAGE SAID IDEEP SEA MYSTERY TO BE IMPROVING! CHARTER IS FILED is said to be owned business men. WILL APPLY FRIDAY FOR DICTATOR TO CARE FOR CAR SHORTAGE SITUATION Atlanta, Feb. 21.—The family of Rev. Gaston R Buford, the Presbyterian minister of this city who gave j his life in an attempt to save three E Bright I be^P(esR women from the murderous »    !    rage of a drunken maniac armed with two revolvers, will not be allowed by the generous-hearted people of this city to suffer for the necessities of life A fund started yesterday to provide for Mrs. Buford and he*' four children is growing by leaps and bounds, several hundred dollars having been raised in the first few hours after the newspapers opened the subscription list. Mr. Buford was killed Saturday night by H, Claude Anderson when he rushed into a house where Anderson was trying to kill his wife, his mother-in-law and his sister-in-law. { Anderson succeeded, before shooting i Mr. Buford through the heart, in kill-1 mg his mother-in-law, Mrs. Matilda ! Zahn, and in wounding his sister-in-I law, Mrs. W. J. Zahn. His wife escaped unhurt. As Anderson ran out Star Signs For Figure Believed Cuban Revolt About At End, To Be Around Fitieen Leaves Many Political Complications Behind i high lands , flowed wi j Okeechobee dr f the world - ur handy irr-gii; ! beast and rep * first a muck • the constant g that are <aid t ing in all h>stor^. -aid *J River fr deep higher e ihen instead e-in tested d and then w ot this t. be the itios • * pic bv Newr York ; winning New ninety f the surprise.- that , gasp during the < ’ spent with the r 1 teen newspaper | the hea i of the It is a safe pr — --- ---- p.", por cent of r Philadelphia, Feb. 21.— Alexander,1 Washington, Feb, 21.    f urther r '    idi^ sm^dv star pitcher for th* Philadelphia i assuring report- from Havana, today. want Natic nals, today s^rnev a contract t strengthen the opinion of -tale de-j    j    ,.1%    , for a term of two years, at a price)parlnoent officials that th*    insurrection!    |.'or^ Laud* cd authoritatively stated to be the highest of th** Cuban liberals i-    nearing an}    alcajn h« r*-    \\ J paid any pitcher in baseball.    end.    ' was ^»u,{    , price is not stated, but yes- ft is believed, however,    that a most    legislator-    w is 1**11 in knew that th lh; giv .he tll.ds x.'t The end. is not stated, but yes- It i* terday Alexander refused to sign for complex political situati ten thousand dollars declaring that unless he was paid fifteen thousand he would quit baseball. nt before coming to be banquet Bryan .-uni that he heard that coming. b**ca!!.-«■ BANKER BEbOMES A U. S. CITIZEN m  SPBBg ii* eves would he openei the trail of the attempted revolution,, as were his five'years ago; that n President Menocal’s term of office! committee t,, Tallahassee coidd naP expires on May 2«‘, and until a spe-i members s**e it as they had, ar.J * -cia! election can tn* he!* in Orient©] his experience with legislators, b* * province, he cannot claim experience re-election.I national and st ak*. had beet! tun* Alfred Zavas, the liberal candidate,! when they are given full inforntrt classed as a traitor because <»f his* they aiwavs do what is Fght. Washington, Feb.    21.—Drastic measures of precaution were adopted today by the chief railroads of th* country to meet the varying emergency needs for coal and foodstuffs, from the Mississippi river to Maine, The charter of the Deep Sea Mystery, Inc., was filed for record in the clerk’s office yesterday. The company will operate an amusement and exhibition business, including the public Exhibition of rare fish and other Chicago, Feb. 21.—It was authoritatively stated, today, that unless adequate action is taken to solve the car shortage situation bv Friday, the administration of the Chicago Board of Trade will appeal to the president an ’ congress to take the situation out o t*»e hands of the railroads and the Interstate Commerce Commission and place it in the hands of a body with dietatoriial powers, temporarily, as* might he done in time of war. of the house he n; met by his Nt>w Y()rk Feb. 21.-Otto II. Kahn, brother-in-law, W. .1 Zahn, who took f nearly a quarter of a century pro-hia revolver away from h.m an<*|minent in banking circles in this city, killed him.    !celebrated his fiftieth birthday today.) Zahn. yesterday wa> ormally re- j w|tfa the prospect that L»efore another lease.) trom by order of thejmilestone*'lg rLTached he shall have he-Fulton county coroner, the police hav-l a,dBed f!t«ei, of the I’nit-1 ing previously released him on his f own recognizance. : n | supposed leadership of the revolution. I If Xayas is prosecuted 1 «» cannot be {a candidate. If he is eliminated, a i new election throughon- the will be neeessarv. After the ban *uel here toim*h: JOIN HANDS F;! NATIONAL DEFENSE 'PRICES BE INQUIRED INTO BY GRAND JURY } ed States.    ---- I Although a resident of New York WashinL-t„n. Feb. 21, As an out-! for twenty-three years and known as ,(h „f t.onfl.r,.n,„, hel(, r, ,.nt|yi lone of her most pul,Ii,--spirited Cltir.-, ^lwwn manv of th(. .„;In,,v.-. Mr. Kahn neglected to take ™t| riotic and defense socetie- steps we,el papers until th«| uken herp    thc    or. ganization of a national committee oi'j such societies, with headquarters in j } this city. The national committ< - is <ie igm d same specially c1»artere<! Rub man * nr in which the pi.-rtv wit- brought fr«nn island I Jacksonville w-e*. e boarde*) an*l th-( party will r* n .« n here until cam (the morning. After b- *;»! 1    *    h*-* : they will b-uv" for Miami, wh.*re • I expedition w ni Ln.mpht t<» n **!* , with a banquet. The trip has had it- feeling **ff ’ >»n the lawmaker-, who are n majority of <*«•* of t b.• tut;t'* *nembf*e--h»;'« tif bnth houses. ens his naturalization papers until the beginning of the present international! crisis, when he appeared before the proper authorities of Morris county, New Jersey, and begun steps to gain ONE KILLED IN RIOT AT PHILADELPH! due to the acute shortage and con- denizens of the sea. gestion of freight cars. Data compiled by the American Railway Association, however, show’s that the situation is improving and that there is little likelihood of a general foodstuffs or fuel shortage. The concern is capitalized at $160,-} 000 and the incorporators are Charles H. Thompson, Joseph Trimbnck and; Frank B. Shutts. NEW YORK FOOD RIOT American citizenship. Phiiacteiphn _ .    to    serve    as    a Chan? el through which plot, tonight, by »    r    ,    ...    «.    .    .    ’    ^*r*    hahn    is    a    native    of    Manneheiuv    th**    various    participating societies can, jug employes of j Boston, I eb. -1—The recent jump Germany, where im father w?s en- keep in close touch with the Nation-} Refining Com oara*, one in food prices will be Jie subject ot. gaged m the banking business, a ajal Ctmncil of Defens In addition, it! ar.d nim ..ti er- v ..*• Mayor Mit-|a sP«cial investigation, Tuesday, ^ youth he was m?nt to London, whete is proposed to * stablisi POSTMASTER AT JENSEN d branch of th d formation h .MILITARY TRAINING W’ashington, Feb. 21.—The indication that the administration is determined to endorse the principle of universal military training strengthened today when Secretary Baker an-; + nouneed, .after conference with the 14* president, that the universal training; ♦ Washington, Feb. 21.—Charles T. Hellier was nominated by the president today for postmaster at Jensen, Florida ♦ ♦♦♦♦ + ***♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦ ADDRESS CONGRESS    ♦ NEXT WEEK ♦ -4* It was 4* New York, Feb. 21.—.    -    , .    TT    .    ... . . .    . ! chell tonight instructed the police j£ram( J:jry»    1 mteo    .    tates I istrict    At -1 he entered the loca health and charities departments to ‘ torney George W. Anderson announ- Deutsche Bank. • make thorough investigation of food ced* tonight. ......    .    ,    ,    !    TJl 1893 he came to the United ,Slate* conditions throughout, greater New! The inquiry will be directed to deter-|and entered a well known bankini York and report Friday*, when he wiil!    “how*    tar, if at all, the marked; house with German affiliations, an* place before the board of estimates increases are due t<> acts obnoxious to] in the course of time h,. ; requests from east side housewives jfederal anti-trust laws, that a million dollars be appropriated    ——-    ^ by the city to buy food for cBstribu- 4*    ♦    ♦ 4" +    4* 4* 4* v*    4* 4» 4* 4* + 4*    4> 4* j tion at reasonable price. Rioting to- ♦    4* day was milder than that of yester- ♦    IX>AN    BANK    ORGANIZED.    4* bureau ol in- ,urt*d. when th* Pa.. Feb. 21.- ! wives of the -t h** Franklin man re seriou* nor -c* aTiti pm pose ’d * i lashed uvar the refiner’ supplying the societies with mforma-j The ,i.-ad man. Mare»pv tion relating to the nation' defence, i kobze, fell before Washington, Feb. 21. bill, drawn up by the army general 4-    virtually    confirmed in official    ♦ staff and war    college experts, wall    be I 4*    quarters    today, that the presi-    ♦ sent congress    later this week.    j 41    dent will address congress be-    ♦ ♦    fore the    end of next week on    ♦ Community Hardware Co. Silver.    Rai ley-Milam day, and extended to railroad terminals, where it was reported several carloads of vegetables were being withheld from the market. Women stormed the market in Brooklyn, roughly handling the police, who called out the reserves to rescue them. and + the German crisis.    ♦! New paint and hardware store D. J Conroy. 225 12th Street. Phone 11. partner in th** firm of Kuhn, Le Co. Much of his fortune vas made as a result of his association with E. il Haminen when the Latter a,..: buying ♦      +    5ad    reorganizing    railway*,    tn    th    west. ♦ Columbia, S. C., Feb. 21.- The *'jMr. Kahn has been ur. a t;*e promo ♦ Federal Loan Bank, of the third ’3* ter of the higher Pit interests of th ♦ district, including both    the Caro-    h'    United States, espee ally a- .* oatro ♦ linas, Georgia and Florida.    w*as    F    of opera enterpriser on*' i t- .    * ♦ organized, today, w*ith    F. J.    H.    4*    large scale, ♦ Von Engleken, of East Palatka, 4*    —------- ♦ Florida, as president.    ♦    Jhete are 25c 71 miles of railroad - i ♦    ♦    France, in w|i*( h .*re o ei bA.PAo no j ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦4 + ^444*4i + f4,:< Among the organization c**-op<*r-f as ra»t*-*r. -r a ting in    th *    movement are the Sons,    reserve- rushe of    the Revolution,    Daughters .»f the’    hu|L Score*, .f Loyal Legion,}    eigners, and pol ••ety. National!    flying missiles. Military \    tin* refinery bx tine United)    with a ba'ny tn the United!    dragged to -af* American Revoluti* American Defense >>* A ssociat ion for I •. < Training. Navy League States, Army League States, National Securi the Aeronaut: al Sociei p*n. -. s*a e red si frt*n s'orkme-c*uneii. Worn* Mrs. f T League >f -Vine and tfUIET IN < lit A PLANE f.AMMN Ha -ana. Let. . days no re per* reached Havana, Sides are prefar : *ot*t at Camagii*' • e for thr•* ightiug have ‘-’ieved both • -uti-eme > f the buy lreef to passenger trips o* e* ;