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VOL XLNO 194 PENSACOLA FLORIDA THURSDAY MORNING AUGUST 13 1908 PRICE CENTS
HON WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN FORMALLY
NOTIFIED THAT HE IS DEMOCRATIC CHOICE
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An Enthusiastic Reception
f Greets Great Commoner
From NonPartizans
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LINCOLN IN GALA
ATTIRE FOR AFFAIR
Republican State Officers
Present in Force Notifi
cation Ceremony Takes
Place at the State Capitol
Kern Appreciates Non
I Partizan Gathering
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By Associated Press
Lincoln Sob Aug 12Under the
I burning rays of an almost tropical
sun and in the presence of a vast
s J assemblage which cheered him to
t echo Win J Bryan tcday received
from Henry D Clayton of Alabama
the formal notification of his nomina
tion for the presidency of the United
States
Thrice honored by the democratic
I party as Its standard bearer Bryan
plainly exhibited the pleasure it gave
aim once again to proclaim the prin
ciples for which he stood An ovation
I was accorded Mr Bryan as he rode
t through the streets of Lincoln on
tthe vay to the state house where the
S exercises were held which were non
T partisan in character almost an en
I tire republican administration being
I present including Governor Sheldon
Before leaving Fairview Bryan re
ceivcd over 1500 visitors To one and
all he extended a cordial greeting
His arrival shortly after twelve
oclock at Hotel Lincoln where he and
John W Kern the vicepresidential
candidate were guests at luncheon ot
the committee on notification was the
signal for an outburst of cheers and
applause Ke was immediately sur
rounded by a great crowd and kept
ibussjrshaking hands
5 c Lincoln in Gala Attire
Never before did Lincolns streets
and buildings present such a gala ap
pearanL no street was a riot of
color and around the mutilated Taft
Jxpnger 2 grovd curious was always
r clustered With notoriety that is al
most nation wide the banner was al
most the first point of interest visit
ed The route of parade carried ary
an directly under the banner but nc
notice was taken of the lact by Bry
an or his party
The state house grounds were a
mass of humanity and Bryans ap
pearance on the platform was greeted
with cheers and handclapping
The ceremony of notification was
conducted on the north front of the 1
capitol building Not a single inci I
dent uccurred to mar the proceeding I
Perfect order was maintained net i
only along the line of march but
i within the capitol grounds I
Before the notification and accept
ance speeches were delivered the vice
preidentlal candidate Mr Kern
made a short address in which fc
gave unstinted praise for the nonpar
tisan character of the exercises
Following this Henry D Clayton
vas Introduced and formally notified
Jlr Bryan of his nomination at the
hands of the democratic part Mr I
Clayton said
Speech of Clayton I
Mr Bryan the national democratic
convention that assembled at Denver
on July 17 was truly a representative
body of the people of the United
States iHarmony characterized its
deliberations and all of its conclu
sions were reached with unanimity
It stood for the converatism of gov
ernment under a written constitution
and for the applicaticn of democratic
principles In public affairs to meet
the requirements of progressive Amer
ican civilization
Without the intervention of a com
pleted ballot you were nominated
for the office of president of the
United States a committee com
posed of permanent chairman and one
delegate from each state and terri
tory was nrpolnted to inform you ot
your selection as the standard bearer
of your party in the pending cam
paign The efcre in pursuance of the
action of the convention this commit
tee present here now briars ro on
this message from a united and ag
erossivc democracy Our rl part
Is confident of the righteousness of
its cause and relying upon the spirit
of the people is determined to rescue
the government of the republic from
the hands of the despoilers who have
exploited it for the benefit of favor
ites to the injury of the masses ot
the plain people
For the Best Interests
We know that our party platform
and candidate stand for the best in
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Continued on Page Four I
I WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN
As He Appeared Yesterday During the Notification Ceremonies at Lincoln
A ROYAL PAUPER GIVEN
BURIAL BY HIS FRIENDS
GERMAN BARON DIES IN WASH
INGTCN AFTER LIFE FILLED
WITH DRAMATIC SITUATIONS
MARRIED A PRINCESS WAS DI
VORCED MARRIED AN ACTRESS
AND WAS DISINHERITED
By Associated Press
Washington Aug 12With simple
funeral exercises and accompanied by
only a few faithful friends of his de
clining years and a single representa
tive of the German embassy the
body of Baron Alexander de Pun
Herve an aidedecamp to Bismarck
and member of one of the oldest
houses in Germany was laid to rest I
in a little cemetery on Bladensburg
road yesterday afternoon Two lilies
I and a single red rose reposed on the
plain coffin It was his dying request
for the tnree flowers constituted his
ancestral coat of arms
i A friend and comrade of Bismarck
he war numbered among the pride of
the German army that participated in
the FrancoPrussian war He married
a princess of royal blood luit he err
ed it is said and rather than have
the finger of scorn pointed at him by
his comrades he quit the army and
came to America
That was twentyeight years ago
His princess wife divorced him and
the little son of whom he was so
proud grew up to forget his father
Today he is an officer n the kaisers
body guard
In New York the baron married an
actress with whom he fell in love
The family pride of the Depurys is
great and be was disinherited and his
allowance of 100 a week was cut off
He was a clerk in the store house of
the government printing office when
he was taken sick and died last Sat
urday at the Casualty hospital un
known except by a few devoted Ger
man friends who knew his story and
who loved him
The friends notified the Herman em
I bassy of his death and when papers
were produced proving his identify
Hans Anderson one of the minor sec
retaries was ordered to pee that the
baron received a proper funeral and
that the family In Germany was not
ified
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e Chicago Aug 12 Hassin Xemirer was held by a coroners jury
e today on the charge of being the arderer of Tuffa Shashem a Sy 0
0 rian lad whose body was recovered piecemeal a fortnight ago from O
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Xeirmer According to the testimony he is a degenerate and he had 0
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Edwards Visit
is Significant
By Associated Press
London Aug 2Tbe visits paid
by King Edward to Emperor William
at Cronberg and Enjyeror rrancis Jo J
seph mow IscM wlrile not likely tc
lead to formal diplomatic transactions
are considered highly important in of
ficial circles as affecting the relations
of Great Britain Germany and Aus
triaHungary There have been many
reports concerning the conversations
of the monarchs but officials in Lon
don today said that most of these
statements could be dismissed with
out particular value
TEXAS DEMOCRATS WANT
DRY BLANKET VOTED ON
By Associated Press
San Antonio Texas Aug 12The
Democratic state convention today
adopted a majority report of the com
mittee on resolutions which calls for
the next legislature to submit to the
vote of the people a constitutional
amendment providing for statewide
prohibition
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WifE IS GUlL TV
Divorcee of Brodie L Duke
is Convicted o T assing
Worthless Checks on a
Chicago Hotel Extreme
Penalty is 2000 Fine and
Imprisonment For One
Year
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By Associated essJ
Chicago IlL Aug i21t airs Alice
L WebbDuke the divorced wife of
Brodie L Duke the millionaire tobac
co manufacturer was today found
guilty of defrauding a local hotel by
passing worthless checks Mption for
a new trial was made and will be ar
gued later 1
If not granted the opurfwiH pass
sentence The extremg penaltj for
the crime is a fine of 2GQ6 and im
prisonment in the countsjail for one
year Mrs Webb was ± eased on a
thousand dollar bond r
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Jacksonville Fla jug 12
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EXTRA SESSION
IN GEORGIA TOg3
COMPLETE WORK
I Legislature Adjourned Last
Night After Governor
Made Plain His
Purpose
INVESTIGATION
WILL CONTINUE
It is Desired That the Legis
lative Report on the Con
vict System Be Ready
to Present to the Legisla
ture When It Assembles
in Special Session
By Associated Press
Atlanta Ga Aug 2111 accord
ance with a message from Governor
Smith this morning the regular ses
sion of the Georgia legislature ad
journed tonight without taking any
action upon the convict lease system
which has been under investigation
several weeks by a committee of both
houses
In his message Governor Smith
signified his purpose to call an extra
session to dispose of this question
and It is expected that such a call
will reassemble the legislature the
latter part of this month
At the night session the house and
senate in joint resolution appropriat
ed 3000 to defray the expenses of I
the investigation It also provided
that the investigating committee con
tinue its labors through vacation and
be prepared to report when the extra
session meets
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I Jealous Youths Sprinkled I
l Faaithrnorata With Water I
By Associated Press
Allentown Pa Aug 12One jeal i
ous rival can cause a whole lot ot I
trouble but when four unite to de I
feat the fifth who is holding first I
place thentiter > is really something
exciting in sore
Thats wh four Bust Macungie boy
are facing jail They are Harvey
Biltunbemler Harvey Wieand Wil
liam fiiteibendi r and Elmer Keller
And the girl in the case pretty and
innocent of the intense jealousy ot
the quaret is Miss Emma Wasser
daughter of J C Yiaeser a merchant
The four boys under arrest Had in
urn been most attentive in their
wooing of the fa young woman But
theirs Nay a fritnily affair with the
coveJcO honor t j go to the best man
t
However when a fifth appeared
r who captured all cf Miss Wassers
smiles their wrath knew no limit
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So it is alleged the boys climbed
I a grape arbor vine at the Wasser
I home at night and with potato sprays
filled with water liberally sprinkled
the object of their affections as she
lay sleeping in her bed Miss 1Casser
it is said was frightened into a high
ly nervous state She shrieked awak
ening her father who says he recognized 1
nixed the four boys at the window
and later had them arrested for dis
orderly conduct and malicious mis
chief
Tne fifth boy whose position has
been considerably strengthened by
h o cad rf be otb 1 u cni
laughs at the plight of his numerous
rivals
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TNt STOCK ORDINANCE
RAglROADS AND lIGTS
DISCUSSED BY COUNCIL
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TO THE AMOUNT
Or2003000
J R Saunders Who Died
Monday Had Life In
surance For This
Amount
The Deceased Left No Will I
So Far As is KnownThe
Industries With Which I
He Was Identified Will
Be Continued Along the
Same Lines
John R Saunders who died Monday
probably carried more Insurance on
his le than any other citizen of Flor
ida the total amounting to 200000
This statement was made yesterday
by a man supposed to be in a position
to know whereof he spoke One of the
policies was taken out only a few
weeks before his death
It was stated yesterday that Mr
Saunders had no will either not car
ing to make one or else being too
busy with other matters to give the
attention necessary to drawing up a
willEvery
Every business with which Mr
Saunders was identified is to be con
tinued so far as is known The prin
cipal business that cf naval stores
will be conducted along the same
lines as it had been by the deceased
Directors of the company who are
scattered through Florida Georgia I
Alabama anti Mississippi are gather
ing in the city some having arrived
yesterday and probably this after
noon a man will be selected as presi
dent of the J R Saunders Co as a
meeting of the directors is to be held
for this purpose Several prominent
men some of whom reside outside
the city have been mentioned in con
nection with the position but nothing
definite had been decided upon yes
terclav afternoon
Church Fight
For a Speaker
By Associated Press
Baltimore Md Aug lThe Meth
odist Episcopal church has begun an
active crusade for the election of a
speaker who will allow congress to
vote on an interstate liquor shipment
bill The church has createda tem
pcrancp society composer of bishop
and fifteen members
An official address has been issued
to al members of the denomination
askIng for their cooperation
Lynching in
North Carolina
Very Probable
By Associated press
Robertsonville X C Aug 12
Sheriff Corbin of Marion county and
Chief of Police Pulley of Tarboro
with armed posses and at least 4W
citizens are scouring UK country to
night in search of Robert Robertson
a negro who killed Charles Whicnanl
a merchant of this place today it
the negro is call ht a lynching is
probable
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O Omaha Neb Aug 12 Chair v
0 man dark of the mocratic O
0 nciional commute aXhorized 4
0 the denial of the reurt that 0
4 the national committ had rfO 00
0 ceiled a fund of 300000 Jpft 0
4 over from the hiM democratic 4
4 national campaign Mak sad 4
4 the report is without founda 4
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P D Dumont Says He Will
Sell 2500000 of the
P N E Bonds
WEED ORDINANCE
IN THE LIMELIGHT
It Is Discovered That One
Has Been In Existence
Since 1905 and It Is Un
necessary to Pass Another
Louis Boley Gets No
Franchise
The progress or the promoters ot
the Pensacola Northeastern Rail
road in disposing of the bonds street
lighting petrolithic paving and en
forcement of the stock ordinance wore
discussed at length last night at the
regular semimonthly meeting of the
City Council One of the important
occurrences of the session was the
discovery that a weed ordinance
exists in Pensacola and has existed
since the summer of 1905 and there
fore it is unnecessary to pass another
although one was introduced during
April and referred to the general or
dinance committee where it has since
remained
President Yonge presided and Al
dermen Anderson Andrews Dunham
Ingraham McGaughey Moyer Yongo
and Wright were present
Letter From Mayor
A communication from Mayor Good
man enclosed correspondence between
himself Mr Fuquhar a bond Seller
of New York and P D Dumont
Mayor Goodmans letter directed to
Mr Fuquhar asked why he had not
lived up to his promise made to thn
city council to the effect that he wt > rM
keep the council posted on progress
made in disposing of bonds of the
Pensacola Northeastern Railroad
Mr Fuquhars reply was that he
thought the council understood that
he was acting as agent for P D Dtl
mont and that such information
should com from the latter Ala t >
that he had forwarded the letter to
Mr Dumont by special delivery
Mr Dumont stated in his letter that
while business conditions are improv
ing that he had jet been unable to sell
the bonds II however felt safe in
aying that before January 1 at least
2300000 of the bonds would be dis
posed of
The letters were all filed
Finance Committee
Chairman Reilly of the finance com
mittee reported upon a number or
matters referred to his committee
The committee recommended that an
appropriation of 300 be made with
which to build a curbing and grade
Palafox street ju front of SChOOl
building iNo 1 provided the county
builds a concrete walk in front of the
place and 5200 was recommended with
which to grade the street near the
residence of J S Reese The com
mittee reported unfavorably upon tho
request of the Board of Safety for 100
with which to defray the expenses or
Chief Bicker to the national conven
tion of fire chiefs
Petrolithic Paving
Regarding the request of the Board
of Works for 2000 with which to
purchase machinery with which to
lay petrolithic paving tie committee
reported unfavorably
In making this report the commit
tee stated that one of its members
B S Williams had visited Jackson
ville and found that the paving there
had been a complete failure The
committee then submitted a leter
from Consulting Engineer Hatton who
had called upon a Delaware road ex
pert who had just returned from Cal
ifornia when he made an examina
tion of the petrolithic roads and the
latter praised them very highly
Chairman Daniel of the Board or
Works then read extracts from a let
ter received from the originator or
good roads in Florida which dealt
with the experiment in Jacksonville
This letter stated that the road there
had not been put down by the petrn
lithic company but by a local turn
and hat oil containing absolute no
asphalt had been used though it
should have contained at least 11 per
cent He closed by stating that tat
petrolfthic road is the one for Flor
ida
This oml d tits discussion on pav
fag but AWerin n Andrews Anderson
and In raham thought that the com
iritte flhotild have rrroinimmlfd and
the council appropriate 100 to end
Continued on Page Eight
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FLORIDA REPUBLICANS NOMINATE FULL J
e STATE TICKET PENSACOLIAN HONORED
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Jacksonville Fla Aug 121 he republican state central com +
0 raittee met here today and brougnt our a fall state ticket agreeing
4 io wage an active campaign more in the hop of building irp the
O party in F > nda than of electing the ticket The ticket include 0
0 Fc governor John M Cien y of Orlando attorney general 0
7 Fred rick C Cubberly of C dar Keys two justices supreme court 0
s E ni of De Land and Fred W Marsh of Pensacola 0
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