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I > 4 OFFICIAL from WASHINGTON Saturday and Sunday light southeast winds i
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25000 Readers Daily O ple use both the DAILY
IH Use The JOURNAL he and the WEEKLY JOUR
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VOL XINO 250 PENSACOLA FLORIDA SATURDAY MORNING OCTOBER 17 1908 PRICE 5 CENTS
LET THERE BE LIGHT t
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1 SAYS WM j BRYAN
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W ants publican Party to
Be As Candid as Dem
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ilbcfatic Party
IMMENSE CROWDS
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> GATHERIN DENVER
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Says That on Every Ques
rtion the Democratic Party
j J Aiinbunces Its Plan and
Sets Forth in Detail t e
We Which It Prx
poses
By Associated Press
Denver LQct Jp William J Bryan
was at Denver for everal hours to
c night In spite or a threatening
storm accentuated by a fitful railfall
great crawds lined the streets
through wnlca the candidate rode to
the auditorium where he delivered a
g speech All along the line of march
ae was received with enthusiastic ac
claim Mr Bryan halted the parade
thrice tb address crowds stationed
at points along the line of march
The feature of the parade was an
efllgy of an elephant representing the
republican party lying dead from the
I shafts of democratic assault Each
2 spear was labelled with some demo
cratic argument such as antipublici
ty ananias club tariff revision
etc
etcyr Bryan took lor his text Let
thore be Light and said inparL
The republican policies arc without
1 form and void Darkness conceals
thqlr plans The awakened conscience
of an aroused people calls out Let
there be lIght What evils are mar
shalled behind the republican ticket I
What debts are being contracted
What mortgages are being given 1 i
4 Let there be light I
He then makes a detailed compari
son between the two party platform
t on publicity contributions election
4 of senators by the direct < vote of the
Ip ople > truth labor Philippines
arid concluded On every question
the democratic part announces Its
jila As sei rcitJi indefali the reme
I dies which it proposed The demc
critic prty takes the people into Its
J4 confidence and submits Us policies
A to their judgment Let the republican
party be equally candid and open its
books and plan Let there Lei
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CHAIRMAN MACK
IS VERY CONFIDENT
By Associated Press
Chicago Oct 16 National Chair
man Mack left here tonight for the
east After registering at his home
in Buffalo Mr Mack will go to New
York to look over th situation in
the east Ho said before his depar
ture
tureWhen
When I came west iwo weeks ago
I realized the tide had turned toward
democracy and every indication point
ed to ix victory for the democracy in
November The situation is far bet
ter now than then and I return east
confident in tho election of Mr
Bryan I have not received one dJs
couragins report Bryan will not
4 only receive majority of the elec
toral vote but ono of the greatest
popular votes ever given a candidate
The fight Is on but we must
keep everlasting at it for the re
maining two weeks of the campaign
BASKETBALL LEAGUE FORMED
Speclat to The Journal
Blrmlngho Ala Oct 16The
Southern Basket Ball League was or
janizod in this city tonight with rep
resentatives present from Nashville
Mobile Montgomery and Birmingham
t Birmingham will faavetwo teams and
the schedule arranged tonight contem
plates two games by each team
Against each of the others W R
iFrye of Montgomery was elected
president of the league
ASPHALT T PLANT BURNS
Special to The Journal
North Venice Ill Oct 1Grhe
plants of the Barber Asphalt Company
arid the Barber Roofing Company here
were destroyed by fire today Loi
50000
r
m
Principal ture Yesterday
Was a Parade Headed by
Four Hundred Confeder
ate Veterans and Which
Was Witnessed by 50000
Persons
By Associated cress
Greensboro N C Oct 16A
street parade headed by four hundred
Confederate veterans was the princi
pal event of the last day of the
Greensboro centennial celebration It
was estimated that fifty thousand per
sons witnessed the parade
Several companies of United States
Infantry and cavalry floats represent
ing commercial industries fraternal
organizations and methods and cus
toms ot a hundred years ago were in
line An allstar concert brought the
celebration to a close tonight
Howard Goulds Wife Wants Part
f of His Annual Income of 600000
By Associated Precx
ew York Oct 16That Howard
Goulds Income was formerly 600
000 la year but since the business de
pression of last year It has been re
duced to 400000 and that he has lot
300000 this year aws stated by his
counsel In an argument beore Jus
tice Blschoff today Theyp figures
were given in opposing an application
r oy Mrs Katherine Clemmons Gould
< who Is suing Mr Gould for divorce
for an Increase in her alimony from
25000 a year tb 120000 To sup
port her application Mrs Gould as
serted that ier husbands income
was 600ODO a year Delancey
NIcoll counsel for Mr Gould replied
that while this was once true Mr
Gould says it is not so now Mr
Nicoll also asserted that Mrs Goulds
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DECISION
MAlSKEHOE
GASE TUESDAY
Supreme Court Is to Hand
Down Decision in Con
gressional Contest
It isAwaited With Much In
terest in Tallahassee From
Which City the Informa
tion Comes That Decision
Is to Be Announced 6
Special to The Journal
Tallahassee October 16Judgment
in the MaysKehoe congressional con
test case will be given out by the
Supreme Court Judges next Tuesday
the 22nd If no unforseen difficulty
should delay the decision It is
awaited with much interest
Hon W M Holloway is attending
the meeting of superintendents of pub
lic instruction in the southern states
now going on In New York Tjese
oflJcials will also visit Albany and
other large northern cities for the pur
pose examining the public school
system In the north
Revival Services
A series revival service = i were be
gun here last Sunday in the jMetho
dict church Rev J B u1p rand
his son Rev 0 B Culpepper were
expected to be present at the open
ing service last Sunday but were
prevented by sickness They arrived
yesterday however and now have
charge of the meetings
Next Sunday morning the elder di
vine will preach at eleven oclock and i
I atthree afternoon his son wjll
address the Junior league There i
wIULp b a iservice for ruejv only
InttlQ afternoon and the usual ser
vIces at night < Announcements for
the continuance of these services dur
ing next week will be given out later
All churches are invited lo participate
in these meetings and the public
generally Is cordially invited to at
tend
GREENSBORO
CENTENNIAL
CELEBRATION
It Came to a Close Last
Night With An All
Star Concert
career for many years had been one
of unbridled extravagance and that
last year she received from her hus
band 224000
Counsel for Mr Gould declared that
in 1896 Mr Gould told hi wife he
would separate from her unless silt
abandoned her habits but that Mrs
Gould declined to do so
Clarence J Shearn counsel for
Mrs Gould said that Mr Gould had
tried to starve Bis wife out of
Castle Gould and had filled the house
with spies who watched her every
movement compelling her to move to
a hotel
tw Mr Nicoll retorted that in seven
years from 1S99 to 1906 Mr Gould
gave 5iis wife 766000 and that Mrs
Gould had saved 200000 of it
I Decision the increase of alimony
I was reserved J
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HEAHSTWAS
SECRETED IN
THE TOILET
Dramatic Scene by 1yIrs
Hearst on Train in
I Omaha T
DEPUTY SHERIFF
FORCED OPEN DOO
The Officer Had Papers to
Serve on the Millionaire
Editor in the Suit For
Libel Instituted by Gover
nor sHaskell of Oklahoma
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By Associated Press
Omaha Neb Oct 1GAfter a
dramatic scene on Union Pacific train
No 2 last night in which the door
of his stateroom was burst open by
a deputy sheriff William Randolph
Hearst the millionaire editor w was
served with papers notifying him that
suit for 600000 had been brought
against him for slander and libel by
Governor Charles N Haskell of Ok
lahoma in the Douglas county Neb
district court
The summons was served by Dep
uty Sheriff Stewart for Smith and
Smith of Omaha who are Governor
HaBktells attorneys In the damage
suitThe suit was filed in the district
court at 10 oclock last night after
which the papers were cmmediately
drawn It was known that Mr Hearst
would pass through Omaha last night
on his way from Seattle to New York
and plans were laid accordInly
Union Pacific train No 2 was due
at 940 oclock but did not arrive
until 1125 DeDputy Sheriff Stewart
was on hand with orders to serve the
summons on Mr Hearst but had a
trying time in doing it A knock on
the door of Mr Hearsts stateroom
elicited the jnformatioo thrjousbt
Tloor from the editors wife that he
waf not Jin the room but had gone
the Jd pot to send a telegram Not
to be cheated the deputy sheriff de
manded admittance in the name of
the law saying that If he were not
admitted he would break down the
door
A Dramatic Scene
Then ensued a dramatic scene Mrs
Hearst on the inside creamed out
that shij was alone and woujd admit
no man and the deputy proceeded
to carry out his threat to break it in
Using his shoulders as a battering
ram he cr6hed through the door and
was met by Mr Hearst partially
disrobed apparently on the verge of
hysteria And apparently she was
alone no millionaire editor being vis
ible on the inside of the apartment
Nothing daunted although JMrs
Hearst rushed screaming througii the
door out In the aisle Deputy Sheriff
Stewart tarted to kick in the door
of the toilet room adjoining the state
room
Then Mr Hearst emerged and ac
Continued on Page Three
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FIFTEEN LOSE LIVES
I BY B1rRNI OF TRAIN
c
Relief Train Carrying I Fam
ilies From Dangery Was
Wrecked
MANY BURNED
TO DEATC4 S
Terrible Fore LFires Raging
in Michigan Cause Much
Suffering and Great Many
Deaths People Being Un
able to Es p From Their
Homes >
By Associated Press
Alpena Mich Oct 16Fifteen
peopl lost their lives last night in
the burning of the Detroit Macklnac
railway relief train which was carry
ing inhabitants of the little village
of Metz twentythree miles north of
here to safety from the forest fires
which have been sweeping away their
homes The illfated train was ditch
ed by the spreading of rails at Nowic
ki a siding and the terrified refugees
were forced to abandon the cars and
rush for safety either down the track
with burning foregtijon either side
or into ploughed I Alelds near the
siding fIelds
Eleven victims mostly women and
children were unable to escape quick
ly enough from the gondola cars and
I theIr charred bodies were found there
I today when rescuers reached the
I scene Two men victims were mem
I bers of the train caew >
Four additional fatalities occurred
in the neighborhood last night Fred
Wagner and his wife died from heat
and exhaustion on tLefr farm near
the scene and FreJ Nqi ki Jr and
wife lost their live in heir burning
home near the siding
The survivors of the frightful ex
perience seemed dased y ± hejf peril
and suffering and u re viable to give
any coherent statements 10 wheth
er anybody was leftbc1 iifil in Metz
It will probably be a ek before it
is known definitely hos litany people
p hetLm lle > > etz
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AMERICAIJ F T
IN A BIG STORM
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By Associated Press
4 Toklo Oc 16The delay 4
J4 of the AnerIcan battleship 4
4 fleet in arriving at Yokohama
4 Is due to a1 tremendous storm 4
4 off the north coast of the
4 Island of luzon The storm 4
4 began on tie morning of Oct 4
4 12th and continued until the 4
4 afternoon of Oct 14th 4
4 One man was drowned and 4
some damage resulted to the 4
fleet Thest details were com 4
4 municated jto the Associated 4
4 Press at Tjkio by wireless 4
4 telegraph fpm the Connecticut 4
4 thr > ugh the special courtesy of 4
4 the Japanese government The 4
4 fleet will rive at Yokohama 4
4 on the morning of Oct 18 4
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SURGEONS NAME OFFICERS
Special tc The Journal
Atlanta GL Oct l6The seven
teenth annual convention of the Asso
ciation of Military Surgeons of the
United States came to an end today
after Washington D C had been
chosen as the next meeting place and
the following officers were elected
President Rear Admiral Presley M
Rixey Surgeon General U S N
Washington D C vicepresidents
Col Jos K Weaver Pennsylvania
National Guards Col Wm C Gorgas
U S A Washington Surgeon Chas
Poindexter Wertenbaker Norfolk
Va secretary Major James Evelyn
Pilcher Carlisle Pa assistant secre
tary Capt J Carlisle Deveries New
York i
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HOTEL BUILDING PLANS
APPROVED BY COMMITTEE
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I Bryan Kern Fund
I is Now 77700
4 o J f 4
4 4
4 The Journals Bryan and Kern fund yesterday jumped from 4
4 G9S50 to77700 the sum of 7850 beingr contributed during the day 4
4 by loyal democrats 4
Send in vour contribution and ask your neighbor to send his 4
4 NoW AT ONCE 4
4 1 Frcrhr Judge Par hill 4
4 4
4 Tallahassee Fla Oct 15 1908 4
4 Hon Frank L Mayes Pensacola Fla 4
4 My Dear Sir Enclosed please find checks for 7050 which 4
4 you will add to the Bryan and Kern campaign fund and forward 4
4 same immediately to Mr Herman RIdder Please publish names of 4
4 contributors 4
4 Hoping for the success of Bryan and Kern I remaIn 4
+ Sincerely yours 4
4 J CHARLES B PARKHILL 4
4 4
4 Contributors From Tallahassee 4
4 4
4 < j B Parkhill 500 4
4 W A Hocker v 500 4
4 H Clay Crawford 500 4
4 W VKnott 500 4
4 R E Rose 500 4
4 J B Whitfield T 500 4
4 Tf Shackleford 500 4
4 M H Mabry 500 4
4 J L Billingsley 500 4
4 Newton A Butch 500 4
4 Louis C Massey 500 4
4 J L Morgan 100 4
4 C O Andrews 100 4
4 J P Cobb 100 4
4 SW Clark 100 4
4 Albert H Roberts 1 250 4
4 Frank Damon f 200 4
4 Chas Munroe J 100 4
4 R S Cockrell f 500 4
4 C A Finley 0 100 4
< r 4
c 7050 4
4 Other Contributions +
4 Sheriff Jas C Van Pelt S 500 4
4 A R Sullivan 100 4
4 J H Manning Ponce de Leon 100 4
4 Henry Jeudevine L 100 4
4 4
< I Total i 7850 4
4 Acknowledged yesterday 0 69850 4
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< Grand total 77700 4
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APPEAL TO DEMOCRATS
MORE FUNDS REQUIRED
Democratic Committee is
Now in the Midst of the
Biggest Political Battle
Ever Waged in the His
tory of the Party
The following appeal has been Is
sued to the Democrats of the country
A Patriotic Appeal to Club Members
Within the past few weeks hun
dreds of Bryan duos and Democratic
associations have been organized
throughout the country and they are
now doing valiant service
We are now in the midst of one of
the biggest political battles ever
waged great headway has already
been made our common enemythe
Republicansare very much alarmed
and aided by barrels of money con
tributed by the Stele Trust and other
favored or predatory interests will
make a determined effort to maintain
control of the nations destinies If
we renew our fight until the last bal
lot Is cast on November 3rd next
victory will crown our efforts It Is
the imperative duty of every member
and Democrat to see that no stone is
left unturned to get every Democratic
voter registered or qualified and to
the polls election day And every
step mUst be taken to guard against
bribery and ballotbox stuffing meth
ods to which the Republicans In their
desperation and determination to car
ry the election will not hesitate to
resort
The National Democratic League
I has barely begun its worka gigantic
task still confronts it and We need the
aid and support of every loyal Demo
crat to carry the work forward to
success We are now handicapped on
account of lack of fun sthe league
Continued on Page Two
Soecla to The Journal
Mobile Oct 16 Dserted by the
man she said she had married but a
short time ago 16yearold Stella Car
ry applied to the Salvation Army of
ficers yesterday afternoon for assis
tance It is but another of the stories
of abandonment often told and due
to mans duplicity All her clothing
but those which she wore taken to
satisfy a lodging bill suffering the
pangs of hunger and not knowing
what to do was the story in part she
told the Salvationists
Mrs Carry and her husband ar
rived in Mobile about a week ago
taking np their residence in Concep
tion street They had left their
hoaae Ss RteUaU 2te but f Xesr
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Architect Stoddart Attended
Meeting of Building
Committee
TO CALL FOR BIDS
IN THREE WEEKS
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The Architect Now in Posi
tion to Prepare the De
tailed Plans and Specifica J
tions For Bidders Which
He Will Do at Once
The plans for Pensacolas half mil
lion dollar hotel were approved yes
terday afternoon when a meeting of
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the building committee the Pensa
i cola Hotel Co was held at which Mr
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Stoddarr the New York architect o
who had been at work on the plans
i I for several weeks was present and
explained the merits of the plans as
revised by Mr Hervey and which
now meet with his entire approval
The meeting was held in the rooms
of the Chamber of Commerce and
wag presided over by President Yonge
of the hotel company Mr Stoddart
who had arrived in the city early in
the afternoon then submitted his
plans to the members of the commit
tee and after a session of about one
hour the committee gave its formal
approval The plans as originally se
lected by the committee were chang
ed to some ext ntby the architect
the changes all being made at tho
suggestion of Mr Hervey Upon this
work Mr Stoddart has been engaged
for several weeks
To Prepare Plans
The committee directed Mr Stoo
dart to prepare plans and specific J
tlons in order that constructing annul
can prepare bids This work can 1 IGW
completed In tEe opinion ot the archh
tect within three weeks so that < afr
tjxpiratlon of that Jato the company
can call for proposals for erecting the
handsome eightstory1 structure
It istliought that twenty days will
be ample time for constructing firms
to prepare to submit bids as the ar
chitect is to make several duplicate
plans specifications for the use of
the firms who are to submit bids
HOT WEATHER
IN NEW YUnK
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Mercury Went Up to 83
One
Degrees Causing i
Prostration
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By Associated Press
New York Oct 10Varm weather t
has followed the crisp weather of
early In the week and has sent the
mercury to a point which has been
exceeded only twice on October 16 In
the last thirty years The tempera
ture at 3 oclock p m today was S3
degrees William Tell a resident
was overcome by heat and taken to a
hospital
ITINERARY OF THE 41
PACIFIC CRUISER FLEET 4
4
6 By Associated Press 4
4 Honolulu Oct 16 The 4
4 Pacific cruiser fleet on leaving 4
4 Honolulu returning to the Pad 4
fic coast will sail directly to 4
4 Magdalena Bay cruising 4
4 thence to Panama the Galapo 4
Us islands Callao Coquimbo 0
4 and Talc ilUano visiting these 4
4 ports in the order named The
4 torpedo flotilla will make the
0 trip In company with the cruis 4
0 ers
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Sixteen = Year OId Wife Deserted >
By Husband and Alone Mobile
weeks before and Were engaged In
canvassing A few mornings ago the
husband arose from his bed about 1
oclock and making some excuse left
the room Since that time he has
not been seen or heard from
Thoroughly alarmed Mr > Carry
told her fears to those who conduct
ed the lodging house She was told
to vacate and her clothing was held
to satisfy a bill that they owed for
lodging After wandering about for
hours Mrs Carry applied to the Sal
vation Army assistance was tak
en in and the Army is HOW tryJUg
to arrange some way of gettino11er
back to her home in Blodgett In
that city the young woman 8a1888
JUL a matter and brother rcsMi t I
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