OCR Interpretation


The Pensacola journal. (Pensacola, Fla.) 1898-1985, May 29, 1909, Image 1

Image and text provided by University of Florida

Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87062268/1909-05-29/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

rJ t ITt
OFFICIAL from WASHINGTON = Local Showers Saturday unday fair variable winds mostly south
25 Miles of y i b THE JOURNALS
CEMENT SIDEWALK v r WANT AD WAY
unnL
t Now Being Built in Pensacola Is The Way To Prosperity
VOL XIII JSTO 128 PENSACOLA FLORIDA SATURDAY ORNING MAY 29 1909 PRICE CENTS
r
If r VIOLENCE BLOCKED
l FIRST ATTEMPT TO
t r
RUN FREIGHT TRAIN
I
Y Georgia Railway Attempts
to Move Train of Per
ishable Goods
l BRAKES APPLIED t
to BY SYMPATHIZERS
THE TRAIN STALLED ENGINEER
< STRUCK WITH A STONE AND
FINALLY THE ENGINE WAS CUT
<
FROM THE TRAIN AND RETURN
kisY j ED TO SAVANNAHFEDERAL
t OR STATE INTERVENTION IS
NOV VERY PROBABLE AND
RACE TROUBLE IS FEARED
< <
s4E44o444444 44
y Y 0
J f1 ENGINEERS REFUSE 4
1 + TO TAKE OUT TRAINS 4
< 10 4
4 By Associated Press
i 4 Atlanta Ga May 8An +
4 ultimatum which may stop mall 4
4 trains on the Georgia railroad J
4 tomorrow was delivered to 4
4 night by Assistant Chief Bur 4
4Z gess of engineers to General 4
4 Manager Scott of the railroad 4
4 Engineer Downing was ser 4
4 iously Injured in the riot at 4
4 Lithonia tonight Burgess says 4
4 and he has forbidden engineers 4
4 to take out any more trains 4
4 until complete protection is 4
4 guaranteed 4
4
Atlanta Ga May 28 Violence by
strike sympathizers about dusk to
night successfully blocked the first
attempt on the part of the Georgia
railroad to move a freight train Sev
eral cars of perishable goods had been
lying on the side track at Ldthonia
< 5at for several days and today offi
cials of the railroad arranged witi
Sheriff Morris of DeKalb County to
Lring these cars to Atlanta
Assurances had been given 10r sev
eral days that In the Interest of local
shippers ho demonstration would be
made against hauling these cars to
Atlanta When however the engine
from Atlanta pulled into Lithonia it
was seen that a negro fireman was
atoard The engine was coupled to I
the cars and then according to the
railroad officials just as the tram
nas getting under way a stone flew
to the cab of the engine and struck
Engineer Downing Next say toe
railroad officials several men boarded
tbf cars and set the brakes causing
the last car to break from the train
THE TRAIN LEFT
Finally the engine was uncoupled
and the train left stalled on the main
line the engine continuing on to At
lanta According to the railroad offi
cials their men saw no attempt by
tne local authorities to Interfere with
the attack on the train It is be
lt the railroad will attempt to
vw < ar the track Lithonia early in
the morning and permit the passage
ol mall trains
A report telephoned to the state of
ficials here said merely there was no
violence that the pain had run a
short distance out ot Lithonia when
it stalled and the engine continued
on the run to Atlanta After it had
slopped said the report a small siz
ed crowd of men swarmed upon the
freight cars
RACE TROUBLE FEARED
Today brought forth almost simul
taneously possibilities of speedy state
or federal intervention believed by
many persons of wide acquaintance
with local conditions to be heavy with
dmtger of race trouble It Is admitted
either the federal or state authorities
Continued on Page Two
I
American Tobacco Co
at Bottom of the Trouble
By Associated Press
Washington May 28That the I
outrages of the night riders in Ken
tucky and Tennessee resulted from
I the oppression of the American To
bacco Company and that unless the
internal revenue tax on leaf tobacco
on hand is repealed these outrages
will again occur was the declaration
made by Senator Bradley of Kentucky
today in arguing the adoption of his
amendment to the senate bill This
amendment proposed to restore In the
tariff bill the house provision for the I
HD FL ROGERSS
Will PROBATED
AT NEW YORK
I
ESTATE VALUED AT 75000000
I WILL ULTIMATELY BE DIVIDED
BETWEEN FOUR CHILDREN
WIDOW GETS 100000 ANNUITY
By Associated Press
New York May 2SThe will of H
H Rogers was admitted to probate
here today and according to Its terms
practically the entire estate valued ac
cording to Wall street estimates ut
between fifty and seventyfive million
dollars will je ultimately divided be
tween the four children or their heirs
Ualf of equal shares Into which the I
residuary estate is divided will be I
given the four when they reach the
age of forty = The remaining half they
I I may dispose of only hy will contin
uing to enoythe income until death
The widow and a large number of
relatives are provided for through
trust funds the Interest on which they
will receive during life the principal
to revert to the estate on their death
Mrs Regerss annuity is placed at one
hundred thousand dollars One hun
dred thousand to the school at Fair
haven is the only bequest
KILLED MAN IN CELL
Abeline Texas May 2SThe Tay
lor county jail In this city was storm
i ed by a mob of determined men at 1
oclock this morning Demand was
made for admission and the delivery
of Tern Burnett who was recently con
victed of the murder of Alexander
Scars in the district court here Be
ing refused admission b > the jailor
the mob worked unsuccessfully or
an hour until 2 oclock to open the
cell doors At that time having fail
ed to secure the victim he was shot
to death lin his cell by the attacking
party
R R CATTLE RATES
Fort Worth Texas May 28 Coun
sel for the interstate commerce com
mission and railroad clashed at the
hearing here today to decide whether
a reduction in cattle rates is justifia
ble While Auditor W L Maury
of the International and Great North
ern railroad was on the stand and be
Ini closely crossexamined by S H
Ccwen for the commissioner J W
Terry for the Santa Fe railroad ob
jected to Mr Cowans queries and
a Seated argument followed I
Quarter of a Billion
i j Needed for the Canal
L
q Bv Associated Press
Washington May 2SA quarter of
a billion dollars will have been appro
priated by congress for the purchase
and construction of the Isthmian ca
nal if the estimates for the expendi
tures in canal material for the fiscal
year beginning July 11910 are agreed
to by congress next winter
These estimates amounting to
= about 65000000 have just been re
I
I ceived in Washington from the canal i
zone and are being reviewed by Sec
retary of War Dickinson
Already there has been appropri
ated for the purchase of canal rights
from France and Panama and for
construction a total of 210060000
Secretary Dickinson finds it very diffi
cult to reduce the estimates and con
gress itself has learned that a reduc
tion of the estimates merely invites a
deficiency appropriation later I
Two Soldiers Killed in
<
f Fight With Moro Bandits
Y
o By Associated Press
c Manila May 28Two private sol
diers were killed and a sergeant was
fatally injured during a fight with
Moro bandits on the Rouman river
May 22 according to advices received
here today The Moros surprised an
outpost of the eighteenth Infantry en
camped near Kelthley and poured a
volley into the soldiers before the
latter could defend themselves Two
privates were killed instantly by the
first shots fired
Two columns of infantry are in pur
suit of the bandits
The detachment that was attacked
had been engaged In the protection of
friendly natives inducing them to
cultivate the land and had introduced
the double sentry system as a pre
cautionary measure as attacks were
expected momentarily from the roving
bands of mauraders that infested the
country
BILL FOR RELIEF OF j
THE PUBLIC SCHOOIiS
GOES TO GOVERNOR
free sale of leaf tobacco by the farm
er which was stricken out by the fi I
nance committee of the senate Af
ter reviewing the growth of the
American Tobacco Company Mr
Bradley said that not content with
destroying all competition in the Unit
ed States this concern drove the Im
perial Tobacco Company of Great
Britain Its chief competitor to a
compromise and obtained an agree
ment by which the Imperial yielded
up nil competition in the United
States
I
I
CONDUCTOR ON 1
FREIGHT TRAIN
UNDER ARREST
ALLEGED THAT HE TOOK ENTIRE
SHIPMENT OF WINE AND 80000
CIGARETTES WHILE ON SEA
BOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY
By Associated Press
New Orleans May 28Charles T
Lear formerly a freight train con
ductor on the Seaboard Air Line Rail
way out of Hamlet H C and who
has been running a train out of New
Orleans to Angola for the Louisiana
Railway and Navigation Company
has been arrested here as a fugitive
from justice Lear is wanted ill
North Carolina it is said on a charge
of grand larceny and breaking into
freight cars The specific charge
against iiDlsouikft shipments oT
wine and 80000 cigarettes
The Senate Passes easure
Which Carries rtth
it 166500
STATE UNIFORMITY
BOOK BILL PASSES
BUT LITTLE DEBAT ON THE
MEASURE WHICH R EIVED 17
OF THE 26 VOTE HE WIL
LIAMS BILL FOR TH PROTEC
TION AND CONSER TION OF
OYSTERS AND CRE TING OF
FICE OF STATE OYSTER COM
MISSIONER ALSO PBSES
By Fred M Albn
Tallahassee May 28jOne of the
most Important bills of the present
session was finally enact 1 this morn
ing when the house passed Senator
Leggetts bill iq1 the relijf of the pub
lic schools of te state affected by the
recent supreme court decision which
knocked out the 1907 appropriation
The bill has been pasad by the
senate and now goes to the governor
for his signature It dairies over
166000 apportioned among the va
rious counties of the stale
The senate passed the Sloan bill
prohibiting the drinking d liquor on
railway trains
TEXT BOOK BILL PASSES
Within less than ten njnutes de
bate the senate this aCtcripon passed
the Cone state uniformity of school
text books bill by a vote a seventeen
to nine Senator McCreair father of
the county uniformity biij spoke for
a few minutes against tIe measure
and Senator Cone defended it in a
few remarks j
The senate also passed he Williams
bill for the protection and conserva
tion of tiresoysterir Jests of the
stag and creajlng th office of state
r Z
Continued on Paso Two
BATTLESHIP MISSISSIPPI AT
ANCHOR OFF THE NAVY YARD
p
I I
I THE BATTLESHIP MISSISSIPPI I
ON PRISON COMMISSION
Washington May 2SProfessor
Charles R Henderson of the Univer
sity of Chicago was today appointed
a member of the United States Inter
national Prison Commission in succes
sion to Dr Barrows deceased
SENATE WANTS INFORMATION
Washington May 28A resolution
by Senator Cummins calling on the
geological survey for a report by C
W Hayes chief geologist on the de
velopment ownership and control of
petroleum land In Mexico was adopt
ed today It is suiiposjed that it will
throw light on the presen tiarilf cbn
test
I I
COLONEL ROOSEVELTS COWCATCHER RIDE
FIRST PICTURES OF THE HUNTERS IN AFRICA
N
LRO5 WC S 10U1 MRJffRh1EARN5J KEBftL
The accompanying pictures of the start of the Roosevelt hunt in East Africa are the first to reach this country
since the former president landed in the dark continent Colonel Roosevelt had cabled from Aden to have a
special train ordered to take him and his party from Mombasa to Nairobi and when the start was made he
climbed on the cowcatcher of the locomotive In the picture the menon the engine are Colonel Roosevelt
Governor Jackson the British resident executive F C Selous the famous English hunter and Mr Sandiford
The other photograph was taken just before the party left Nairobi to begin the actual hunt The hunters
have now gone to Comit where they will hunt the hippopotamus This is the most dangerous work before
them Up to 1aY 22 the parts had bagged sixty specimens of big game
WANT nUOK5 OF
UNITED COPPER
COMPANY NnW
INVESTIGATION INTO AFFAIRS OF
AUGUSTUS HEINZE FOR MISAP
PROPRIATION OF FUNDS TAKES
SENSATIONAL TURN
By Associated Press
New York May 28The federal
grand jurys investigation of F Augus
tus Heinzes affairs in connection I wIth
misappropriation of funds of the Mer
I cantile National Bank took a sensa
tional turn today when United States
District Attorney Dise obtained from
Federal Judge Lacombe an order di
recting certain directors of the United
Ccpper Company to produce the full
and complete books of that concern
In court or be declared in contempt
i of court
I Directors replied by saying circum
stances are such that it Is impossi
ble to produce the books at once but
would make every effort to get the
books The judge game them uuM
Tuesday to report aud said as long
a the books are on earth and havent
been burned an effort must be made
to produce them
DEMANDED 5500000
Los Angeles Cal May 28 Charg
ed with sending letters in which he
demanded 500000 from A Douglass
a millionaire mining man of Bisbee
Ariz who is residing temporarily In
Pasadena Sam Leros alias Fret Ri
vera was arrested at a ranch near
Redondo and brought here Dr Geo
Campbell examined Leroe here and
later a complaint of insanity was is
sued against him
Big Vessel Entered Port at
Early Hour Yesterday
Morning
T
TO REMAIN UNTIL
SUNDAY AFTERNOON
WORK OF COALING COMMENCED
SHORTLY AFTER SHE DROPPED
ANCHOR OFF THE YARD AND
WILL BE COMPLETED TODAY
SENATOR TALIAFERRO REPLIES
TO REQUEST OF THE CHAMBER
OF COMMERCE
Steaming at the rate of ton miles
per hour drawing 276 feet of water
steered by Pilot Win A Bell the
United States firstclass 14000ton
displacement battleship Mississippi
crossed Pensacola bar yesterday
morning about6QQ oclock and
anchored In the channel a short dis
tanCe from the navy yard where the
work of filling her bunkers with coal
was commenced a few minutes after
She was anchored
The battleship arrived here from
New Orleans Captain John C Fre
mont in command No salute was
tired from the navy yard her arrival
at Pensacola not being marked by any
public demonstration
The twork of placing 1000 tons of
coal aboard the vessel will be finished
today the supply being taken in order
to carry her from here to Horn Island
and thence to Philadelphia ere sho
is due June 8 A large amount will
remain unused even after she makes
this trip
LEAVES LATE SUNDAY
She will remain in port up to a few
minutes before dark Sunday evening
when she will leave for Horn Island
off the gulf coast of Mississippi where
she will on next Tuesday receive a
handsome silver service from the
people of the state whose name she
bears entertainments for a proper ob
servancn of the avert having already
been arranged at Pascagoula Scran
ton Biloxi and Gulfport
There will be a general exchange
of calls and courtesies today Mayor
Goodman will call upon Captain Fre
mont this morning at 10 oclock
COST SIX MILLION
The battleship Misissippi is one of
the newest types in the navy She
was built at the Cramps shipyards at
Philadelphia and entered the service
Feb 1 190S She is of 14000 tons
displacement has a speed of seven
teen knots and carries 750 officers
and men
Her name is a historic synonym In
this section of the South Named
after the great state of Mississippi
I
she is a namesake of the Father of
Waters and also carries the titlo of
the historic Confederate battleship
Mississippi that was sunk in the Mis
sissippi river
The Mississippi represents a cost
of about S6000000 The original costof
the hull was 3000000 and that much
more was expended on the turrets
armament and guns
She Is equipped with wireless and
also carries one of the new fighting
towers now being erected on the
newest of the battleships The fir
ing Is directed from these towers In
case of war and they are so made
that several large shells might pass
entirely through the tower and it
would still stand The ships armor
Is of the highest resisting quality
Tho vessel Is covered with a coat of
dull lead paint the latest design of
tho navy department which gives her
a grim and ugly appearance as she
plows along at the water line The
Continued on Pace Two
I
Big Ocean Liner Goes
Aground in N Y Harbor
I
By Associated Press
r
New York May 28After having
run aground twice while attempting
I to leave this port for Plymouth the
North German Lloyd liner Prinzess
I Alice finally sailed today undamaged
She was twentyfour hours behind
j her schedule The big steamers first
I mishap occurred yesterday forenoon
I when in a dense foe she grounded in
front of Fort Wadsworth Staten Is
land her bow missing the sea wall
I
by j ut a few feet At high tide to
day she floated jylth the 21d of ten
tugs and steamers and resumed her
course down the lower bay only to
run aground again on the edge of the
new Ambrose channel
The steamer was soon freed from
her second predicament by the rising
tide and her own screws and pro
ceeded on her voyage She carriod
426 passengers all of whom remained
on board
Bank Clearings Will
Show Decrease To = Day
By Associated pas
New York May 2SDuns review
tomorrow will say Bank clearings
dwindled slightly this week and for
the fourth week of the month are
scarcely up to the average of the
earlier weeks total exchanges for all
leading cities in the United States
being 2521475579 123 per cent
larger than in the corresponding week
of last year There is also a very
mall increase over 1906 if allowance
r is made for the fact that the com
I parison is with only five days in the
week ol that year For the month to
date bank clearings are onefifth
larger than a year ago and slightly
under 1 per cent larger than In May
1906 when trade was very active Aa
noted above the increase In the com
parison with the report three years
ago shown in the earlier returns IH
hardly maintained in the last week ol
the month

xml | txt