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Section 3 Pages 1 to 8
VOL. XIII. NO. 8:
PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 9, 1910.,
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BALLINGER SAYS HE
HA'S NOTHING TO FEAR
May 'Have Committed Er
rors of Judgment But
No Improper Motives.
WANTS "THE OTHER FELLOWS"
CONDUCT INVESTIGATED AT
THE SAME TIME SUPPORTERS
OF CANNON SAY VICTORY OF
INSURGENTS ON FRIDAY WAS
IN NO WAY A TRIUMPH OVER
THE SPEAKER PRESIDENT'S
FRIENDS CALL ON HIM REGARD
ING PINCHOT. ' .
.By Associated Press. :
Washington Jan. 8. "I have noth
Jng to fear from a thorough determina
tion, of the facts,'' said Secretary Bal
' linger today.- "I may have committed
errors of Judgment in One way or an
other, as any man might while in the
public service, but I am firm In my
knowledge that no improper motive
baa ever influenced me in any action
I have taken."
The secretary remarked that he not
only wanted to have his own conduct
Investigated, but desired also to have
the same 'course followed "in relation
to the other fellow."
- ' He declined to make any comment
regarding the action of the presldet in
cbsmiBsing from the public service
Cifford PInchot. ' The secretary said
he had endeavored to have the joint
resolution providing for a congression
al Investigation worded so . that it
would be as thorough as possible.
PlrJCHOTS DISMISSAL THE
SOLE TOPIC OF DISCUSSION
Washington, Jan. 8. The dismissal
cf Forester Pincnot and the victory ot
the combined insurgent Republicans
and Democrats in tne house yesterday
on the matter of the rejection of the
Investigating commission was the
sole topic of . conversation at the
capitol today prior to the convening
ot. the houaa i -soon. . THer was
much reluctance to - discuss for the
public prints the official "cleaning out"
of the forestry bureau,- but talk was
freer with reference to the fight yes
terday onr the floor of the house.
' From the supporters of Speaker
Cannon, it was denied that the insur
gent victory yesterday' was in any
way a triumph over Speaker Cannon.
' It wa3 pointed out that the whole con
troversy was an administration fight,
that the resolution Itself was the one
desired by the president and that the
speaker was in no way concerned in
the preparation, It was said that he
was personally glad to be relieved of
the responsibility of naming the in
vestigating committee, which could
only bring him criticism from one side
- or the other.
Representative Norris, of Nebraska,
(Continued on Page Six.)
DECLARES THEY WERE FROM
GROCE AND CANNON AND JUS
TIFIED HIM IN REFUSING TO
PARDON THE TWO AMERICANS.
By Associated Press.
Mexico City, Jan. 8. As a Justifica
tion for his refusal to pardon Cannon
and Groce, Zelaya today exhibited Tor
the first time telegrams which he
claims were received from them. Ze
laya denied the charge cf President
Madriz that the executions were
illegal. The telegrams from Cannon
and Croce acknowledged their guilt
and begged clemency. Groce also 3p
pealed on Masonic grounds, but as Ze
laya is not a Mason this had no ef
Campaign is to
7n ava-p mum iimj.i
llhih onuyvo In
Vigorously For 20 Cent Cotton
By Associated Press.
New Orleans, Jan. It was an
nounced on the New Orleans cotton
exchange today that Frank B. Hayne,
for more than a decade one of the
biggest factors in the cotton future
market, had left for New- York with
W. P. Brown, the bull leader. It is
understood that the campaign for 20
cent cotton will be waged not only
In New Orleans and New York, but
also In Liverpool. '
Mr. Brownwho is a member of the
New York exchange as well as the
exchange at New Orleans, spent tha
greater part of the fall in New York.
. During that period cotton went to
prices which surpassed, with one ex-
' ceptlon. those of any year since the
Civil war.' Since his return to New
Orleans, supposedly for the purpose
Largest Financial Transaction
in World Occurs in Washington
By Associated Press,
Washington, jaiL g WDaat.-is said
to be the largest financial transaction
in the world's history occurred here
today. It consisted in the' giving of a
receipt for $1,260,134,945.88 2-3 by Lee
McClung, the treasurer of the United
States to Charles H. Treat, who re
tired from that office on October 31,
and Is an acknowledgement of the
money and securities In the office on
November 1. The practice is a cus
tomary one with the change of treas
urers. Since November treasury employes
have been counting the cash and se
Madriz Making Eerjr Effort
to Obtain Favor of United States
By Associated Press,
Washington, , Jan. , 8. Dispatches
from Managua Indicate that President
Madriz is making every effort to ob
tain the , favor of the United States,
and whether sincere or not, he has
taken action In several cases' that
must commend his administration to
those who have the best interests of
Nicaragua at heart. Madrlz's past
record- seems to Justify doubt as to
whether he has any purpose other
than to make secure his position as
. EMPLOY OF INTERSTATE
CHARGED WITH STEALING LET
TER FROM U. S. DISTRICT AT
TORNEY. By Associated Press.
New York, Jan. 8. Thos. P. Reilley,
special investigator for the interstate
commerce commission, was arrested
here this afternoon charged with the
theft of a letter from the United States
attorney general to the United, States
district attorney, from the latter's of
fice here. The letter subsequently ap
peared in the Cosmopolitan Magazine
and yesterday a long search for the
letter ended In Reilley's Indictment
by the federal grand jury. The letter
was regarding the sugar trust investi
SUCH IS THE REPORT OF THE
GRAND JUt.Y INVESTIGATING
DEATH OF YOUNG LADY AND
LYNCHING OF TWO NEGROES.
By Associated Press.
Cairo, 111.. Jan. 8. "We believe that
no innocent man met death at the
hands of the mob."
The above is the report of the grand
jury investigating the murder.of Miss
Anna Pelley and the lynching of
Henry Salzner and Will James, ne
groes, which occurred several montfis
ago. The grand Jury adjourned with
out returning Indictments.
Salzner was charged with murder
ing his wife, and James was suspected
of killing Miss Pelley.
of spending Christmas with his fami
ly, many factors have presented
themselves' to work toward lower
levels in the cotton market and
slumps, have set in that resulted in
losses of $2 and $3 a bale in one
Mr. Brown's return to New York
was not unexpected, but when it was
stated today that Mr. Hayne had also
gone, the departure was regarded as
significant of a big bull movement,
not only in New York, but in the big
English markets as well. They are
expected to make their appearance
on the New York exchange next Mon.
Mr. BrOwn upon his return to New
Orleans shortly before Christmas said
he was confident that cotton would go
to 20 cents a pound.
"MISSOURI MUST BE .
REDEEMED" IS BATTLE i
CRY OF DEMOCRATS
curities and the office under the super
vision of a committee made up of Ar
thur T. Bryce, representing MY. Mc
Clung, E. B. Daskam, chief of the pub
lic moneys division, and A..T. Hum
ington, the chief of the loan and cur
rency divisions".- This committee cer
tified to the new treasurer that the
money he receipted for was on hand
at the time he took office. The count
tnis year was completed in - two
month's less time than ever before.
It shows less actual cash In hand than
four years ago when Mr. Treat as
sumed the office, but this was more
than offset by the large increase la
bonds deposited to secure circulation.
Vice-Consul Caldera, in a telegram
received at the state department this
morning, states that "Madriz has is
sued decrees abolishing all monopo
lies and ordering all confiscated prop
erty returned to its rightful owners:
He has also ordered all private per
sons to surrender any arm they may
have In their possession to the local
authorities, thus minimizing the dan
ger of rioting and demonstrations
against foreigners. v. .
No confirmation of the reported-
urowiung oi uenerai isinn oas asrym
been received at the state department!
WORKS OF ATLANTA DECLARES
HE KNEW NOTHING OF CRUEL
TY AND INHUMANITY TO PRIS
By Associated Press.
Atlanta, Jan. . Superintendent of
Public Works Culler was the principal
witness before the committee investi
gating the charges of inhumanity to
prisoners at tne city stockade -today, I
tie aeniea au tne testimony of the
other witnesses. He declared he had
never heard of Inhuman treatment to
the prisoners and ascribed the unsani
tary conditions at the stockade to tha
refusal of the council to appropriate
money to clean the place up.
COLDEST WEATHER OF SEASON.
Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. -8. Western
Pennsylvania is experiencing today
the coldest weather since 1899. The
mercury dropped to 20 below zero at
FORESTRY ASSN. TO MEET.
Washington, Jan. 8. The American
Forestry association will hold its 29tfi
annual convention in Washington Jan
uary 18 and 19. A conference of gov
ernors of states will also be held here
MARY HARRIMAN AND R. W. GOELET
WHO ARE' REPORTED TO BE ENGAGED
La,. . J
Over Six jHundred Hold a
in Kansas City.- -V
NEARLY ALL LEADERS OF, THE
STATE WERE ON HAND, JN
CLUDING CHAMP CLARK, WHO
PLEADED FOR A t UNITED
DEMOCRACY, AND GOVERNOR
FOLK, WHO SCORED CANNON
ISM AND ALDRICHISM AS DI
RECTING THE POLICIES OF THE
GOVERNMENT. . " .
By Associated Press.'
lty. Mo., Jan. 8. Missouri
Democrats, over six hundred in num
ber, gathered at Cony entimr" hall here
today in a " "harmony - conference.
Nearly all the leaders of the party m
the state were on hand, v The. spirit
of all the speeches
was f Missouri
must be redeemed." , : : - -X '
Followinjr the harmonv conference,
six hundred Missouri Democrats ban
queted tonight. Champ Clark, - the
minority leader of the national house
of representatives, and Governor Folk
(Continued on Page , St., 1
THE ARMY BILL
MEASURE CALLING FOR APPRO
PRIATION OF NINETY-FIVE Ml L-
- - ' . :- . "
LIONS CONSUMED) MUCH, TIME
CANTEEN MAY BE RESTORED
By Associated-Press, i - ,
Wahlnswo.Jaii. S. A ccaerSt de--,
bate on the army appropriation 5 bill
consumed the . entire session of the
house today, and as there seemed no
disposition to discuss that i measure,
members took advantage , or tne op
portunity to make speeches on a va
riety or su ejects. . '
Hull, of Iowa, chairman of the com
mittee on military affairs, explained
that the bill carried an appropriation
of $95,212,718 -for the maintenance of
the army for the fiscal yearisn, ana
urged its passage as reported, saying
it had been pared to tne "Done.
Barthold. of Missouri, indicated he
would offer an amendment to the
measure providing for the restoration
of the army canteen. Among othe'
speakers was Henry, of Texas, who
denounced the tariff foill passed at the
last session, terming it the "Payne
Aldrich sham.". Payne wa3 present
and naid close attention to the Tex
an's thrusts at him, smiling broadly!
now ana tnen.
COUNTY TREASURER REFUSES TO
TURN OVER OFFICE TO WOMAN
Norfolk, Neb., Jan. 8. F. B. Quible,
county treasurer of Cherry county,
has refused to turn over the office to
Miss Gertrude Jordan who was elect
ed treasurer last fall. Quible'E plea is
that a woman is net eligible to hold
a county office. The case- will bo car
ried to the supreme court.
TALLAHASSEE BOY KILLS 2 MEN
WHO TRIED TO ROB P0ST0FFIGE
LORD HIGH MAYOR
Whereas,-His Majesty, King Prlscus XI, has given official notifica
tion that he will arrive on the Royal Yacht Rospen in the waters of
Pensacola Bay at High Noon, Monday, February 7th, 1910, on his an
nual visit to his Royal Subjects; -
Therefore, I, Frank Reilly, Lord High Mayor of the City of Pensa
cola, proclaim two lays of royal revelry during the visit of His Majes
ty King Prlscus XI, February 7th and 8th, 1910, and permission Is
hereby given to all his subjects to throw coarse confetti upon all
whom they may desire; but the use of dusters, rubber balls, loaded
canes, squawkers, the throwing of cachoo powder and other objection
able devices is strictly prohibited; also that no one will be allowed
to touch any lady, grasp her, rub confetti In her face or touch her
with hand or duster. The same will be considered disorderly conduct
and any person will be arrested and convicted for same. Also tho
weaiing of gloves by maskers Is strictly prohibited". '
And I, Frank Reilly, Lord High Mayor of the 'City of Pensacola, -
command all officers of the City of Pensacola, the Privy Council, all
and singular, together with the royal subjects of His Majesty King
Prlscus XI, and the strangers within our gates to be present at the
Royal Wharf called Palafox at High- Noon on the 7th day of February
for the purpose of greeting his Royal Highness on bis arrival and
from there to the Palaoe, where he shall greet his Queen and to do
all things necessary for the entertainment of the Royal Visitors.
In these commands fail not lest you bring upon yourself the royal
displeasure of your King.
Given under my hand and seal this 8th- day of January, A. D. 110.
Attest: - FRANK TXESVUT.
I G. AYMARD, Mayor, City of Penacoia,
- City Clerk.
CONVICTED ON TWO CHARGES OF
ABDUCTING HIS SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD
: HE WAS FOUND LIVING.
: By Associated .Press. -
'?XDttawa'Kahsas Jaff."8?--iteri W. M.
Stuckey, a former clergyman "of Wll
llams'burg who has been on trial
charged with abducting Lorena Suth
erland, his sixteen-year-old parishioner,
was found guilty today. The case
will probably be appealed. Stuckey
was found guilty of two charges, those
of abducting the girl for his own. im
moral purposes and abducting her for
"white, slave" purposes. Stuckey and
the girl were arrested at Waukegan,
III., last summer, where they ware
found living together.
SENATE COMMITTEE REPORTS
RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AP
POINTMENT OF JOINT COMMIT
TEE BY SPEAKER AND VICE
By Associated Press.
Washington, Jan. 8. The senate
committee on public lands today pre
cipitated another fight between the
Insurgents and the; organization in
jthe house by reporting a resolution
authorizing the appointment by -the
I 1 2.1 A. J 4 . . M
committee to investigate . the Bal-linger-Pinchot
The senate committee not only re
ported a substitute for the Jones
Humphrey resolution, but anticipated
reference" on the resolution adopted
in the. house yesterday, by agreeing
that. its action shall stand as a substi
tute for the house measure.
This course will necessitate action
by the house on the senate measure
and. give the house regulars an .oppor.
tunity to try and turn yesterday's de
feat -into victory. .
VOLUNTARY. INCREASE IN
WAGES OF 8,000 WEN
By Associated Press.
New York. Jan. 8. The Brooklyn
Rapid Transit company today an
nounced a voluntary increase in the
pay of its00 motormen, conductors
and other trajnmro. The increase will
be graded according to their present
pay and length of service and will cost
the company about 5200,000 annually,
it is estimated, -or -one-tenth of the
surplus netted by the operation of the
system lasttyear. . - - ' ' "
GREAT EXCITEMENT AT TRIAL;
OF SEVEN GEORGIA NEGROES
By Associated Press-' '
j Pembroke, Ga., Jan. 8. Seven ne
groes.larrested in connection with: the
murder-'of-E.-M. Purcell; an. employe
of the Seaboard Air Line railway, who
was assassinated at Clyo, Bryan coun
ty, X!ec. 27,-.were,-given a prelminary
hearing here today. Greatexcitement
has prevailed throughout .the county
since the murder and there is consid
erable apprehension as to - the out
come of the; arrests."
' FOUND GUILTY
. " , '
MISSISSIPPI LEGISLATURE IN A
DEADLOCK OVER THE SUCCES-
SOU OF THE LATE SENATOR A.
J. M'LAURIN. "X ;
' By Associated Press.
Jackson, MIsSt Jan. 8. A deadlock
prevails In the Democratic c'aiicus for
the election of a successor to the late
United States Senator McLaurin.
Many believe that the deadlock will
continue until next week, when a
"dark horse", will be proposed.
Kx-Governor. Vardaman leads the
other candidates and his vote today
ranged from 63 to 70, eighty-five be
ing necessary to elect.
JOINT RESOLUTION INTRODUCED
IN HOUSE TO INQUIRE INTO IN
CREASED COST Of LIVING,
WHICH IS DECLARED TO BE
OUT OF ALL PROPORTION.
" By Associated Press. '
Washington, Jan. 8T Representa
tive Adair today introduced a joint
resolution authorizing the president of
the senate and the speaker of the
house to appoint a committee of three
senators and five members of the
house to Investigate the high cost cf
living, which he declared is out of
proportion to the increase in wages.
The increased cost of living is attrib
uted to the trusts and monopolies in
Adairs's resolution. He wants to
know also if the new . tariff fosters
AVIATION MEET AT LOS
ANGELES FIRST TO OCCUR
By Associated Press.
Los Angeles, Jan.- 8. In the field
near here will begin on Monday the
first aviation meet to occur in this
country. The field is now a miniature
city of tents, many aviators having
arrived with their machines.
The aviators, who are to participate
in the first flights are Curtiss, Louis
Paulhan, Roy Knabenshue, Lincoln
Beachey, and several others of world
wide reputation. Eighty thousand dol
lars 'in prize money is offered at the
A U.S. SENATOR
Francesco Di Paola Satolli Dies
in Rome A fter Long Illness
f . . By Associated Press. .. .
-! Rome, ' Jan. 8. Francesco dl Paola
Satolli, bishop Fraseatl, archpriest of
the lateran arch-basilica, and prefect
of - the congregation of studies, died to-
Lday. Death followed an Illness that
began last June with an ; attack of
nephritis and atrophy of the" right lung
and was I complicated recently with
Cardinal Satolli was of Italian birth
and was born at Marsciano July 21, j
1839. His family was a noble one and
of ancient lineage. . He was created a
cardinal in 1$95. . " .
: Hope for the ultimate recovery of
the cardinal was abandoned several
days aga-and the ' end had hoeu ex
Paul Sauls, Jr. Shoots Men
When They Attempted to
Tie Him With Rope.
WAS ACTING AS WATCHMAN OF
POSTOFFICE IN HIS FATHER'S
STEAD WHEN THE ROBBERS
CALLED, AND GAINED EN
TRANCE Y REPRESENTING
" .THEY HAD A MAIL POUCH
SAULS WAS SLIGHTLY INJURED :
IN ARM BY BULLET- FROM RE
VOLVER OF BURGLARS.
Special to the Journal.
Tallahassee. Jan. 8. Br the cool.
heroic conduct of elghteenyear-old
Paul V. Sauls, Jr who was acting as !
night watchman in his father's stead,
the Tallahassee postofflce -was Jast
night saved from burglary and the
two bold men are- dead.
About one-thirty o'clook this morn- -
ing young Sauls went down to the
basement to tend the furnace Are.
when he heard a knock at the door-
and a -voice saying: "I have a mail
nag iwnicn must have fallen from the
wagon." v .,- r
He opened the door to face the two .
masked men, who rushed upon him
and attempted to tie him with a rope,
but the boy without hesitation drew ;
his gun and fired Ave shots, two tak-
ing erreot m tne body of each robber,
causing ultimate, death. Sauls ra.
jceived only a slight flesh wound in
nis arm, given by the return Are of
one of therobbers. v vj
NEW YORK MEN.
The men carried mileage hooks Is- '
sued from the New York grand cen
tral station, wntcn uore the names J.
E. Walters, and J. m. Strong. .They
have been seen about town for sev
eral days, accompanied by. , a com
panion, who will doubtless toe appre
hended. Both carried gold watches
and money and were well-dressed.
One was. five feet eight Inches in
height, ; had black bushy hair, light
brown eyes, high forehead and large
nose. His collar laundry mark. was,
A. G. The other man was five feet "
sevea Inches, had straight black- halr
smSITmole' under- left ear und "Yatoo
mark of Indian-woman on right arm.
His dollar was marked A four sixty.
Their clothing bore marks of New
York dealers. ' They were furnished
with a complete burglar outfit, such ,
as drills, fuses, two bottles of nitro- "
glycerine and two revolvers. -
The coroner's Jury brought in a ver
dict at 1 o'clock this afternoon of
The bravery and ready action of
young Sauls was most remarkable
and he is receiving praise that sel
dom comes to one so young. v
, , CRUDE OIL REDUCED.
Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 8. The Stand
ard Oil company today reduced the
price of- Ragland crude oil five cents,
to 45 cents.
MISSING' PHILADELPHIA HEIRESS
SAID TO BE ON FARM OF RELA-
TIVE WIFE OF WAITER BRINGS
. SUIT FOR $50,000.
By Associated Press.
Philadelphia, Jan. 8. Although the
relatives of the girl still adhere to de
nials, the. rumors that Miss Roberta
De Janon, the missing heiress, ; has
been found and is In seclusion will
not be put down. It is noticed that
the search for her and Cohen, who is.
believed to have left the olty with her,
has been less active during the-last
few days. ,
It is rumored that she Js on the
farm of a friend of her family in
Pennsylvania, near herev. The only
development today was the suit filed
by. Mrs. Cohen, the wile of the waiter,
against the guardians of the girl for
$50,000 for alienation of her husband's
affections. , .;
pected hourly. Soon after death the -body
was placed in state in the chapel
of the lateran palace.
The pope was greatly grieved when
the announcement of the cardinal's
death was made to him and recalled
that It was the convincing argument
of Satolli which Influenced him to ac
cept the papacy at the last conclave.
Almost to the hour of his death the
cardinal discussed with the few who ,
were permitted to see him, the affairs
of the church in tne United States, in
which country he had a profound In
terest following his visits, which in
cluded his -mission as first apostolic
delegate from the Vatican In the Unit
ed States la the fall ot 1892.