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VOL XINO 255 PENSACOLA FLORIDA FRIDAY MORNING OCTOBER 23 1908 PRICE 5 CENTS
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fI MORE CHARGES MADE BIO DEMONSTRATION SUPREME COURT DECIDES CASE
REPUBLICANSBIO
AGAINST REPUBLICANS B Yi THE JAPANESE IN FAVOR OF DANNITTE H MAYS
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Alleged Now They Have
1 Padded the Registration
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DEMOCRATS TO
PREVENT FRAUD
Executive Committee Has
Appointed a State Law
Committee of Five Hun
dred Lawyers With Judge
Alton B Parker as Chair y
t man aryap inVest Vir
ginia
By Associated Press
New York Oct 22 Charges were
made today by W J Connors chair
man of the Democratic State Commit
A tee that the Republican organization
in the upstate counties had padded
the registration polls with from ten
thousand to twenty thousand names
and to prevent the casting of fraudu
lent votes the executive committee
2iad appointed a state law committee
with former Judge Alton B Parker as
chairman
I Chairman Connors said the law
committee would be composed of
about five hundred attorneys and on
election day these attorneys will bd
assisted by special deputies in each
election district to see that ballots
are honestly case and counted
National Chairman Mack declared
tonight that the change in Tafts plans
by which he will speak in thirtyfour
cities and towns in this state instead
of only a Jew large cities as previous
ly announced indicated that the Re
I publican managers felt the necessity
carrying this state which was vir
tually acknowledging that they feel
they have lost Ohio Indhna Wiscon
sin and Kansas
BRYAN TOURING
WEST VIRGINIA
Sv Associated press
ly Hinton W Va Oct 12 Enthus
1 iastically received everywhere Wm
J vBryan today carried his warfare
Into Vest Virginia The line of trav
el afforded him an opportunity to
j speak to many farmers and miners
i IPassing on into the coal district he
iit devoted much attention to the labor
question and while not specifically re I
f to Roosevelts letter entered a
defense of President Samuel Gompers i
of the American Federation of Labor I
He repeated his warning to the la
boring men not to be oc ced by their
employers into voting against their i
L will The most notable demonstration
accorded him was at Charleston He I
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vas escorted through the streets by
st number of uniformed marching I
clubs headed by bands while almost 1
every building was decorated with i
Hags and bunting His speeches were I
devoted to a general discussion of the I
Issues of the campaign I
A DUCHESS
WEDS PRINCE
Duchess Alexandria Victoria
Marries Pince August
William of Prussia i
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Sv Associated Prrs
Berlin Oct 22Thc Duchess Alex
andria Victoria of Schleswlg Holstein
daughter ofPrince Frederick Duke of
Schleswig holstein was married in
the chapel of the imperial palace to
day to Prince August William of Prus
sia the fourth son of Emperor Wil
liam
The ceremony was witnessed by
members of the imperial family and
some fifty princes and princesses ot
minor German royal houses Chancel
lor Prince Von Buelow and other high
functionaries members of the diplo
matic corps including Dr Hill Ameri
can ambassador and members of the
embassy staffs with their wives were
present As rings were exchanged the
artillery in the palace square began
firing a salute I
By Associated Press
I Washington Oct 22In a sympo I
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tecco industry Deputy Consul Gen
eral Dye at Berin says American to
bacco once held third place on the im
port list but has ration off Incc ito
and tint American Vaf tobacco has
been larKyi r9na dijbv tobacco from
Java Sumatra imUWSanto Domingo
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TRAGIC DEATH
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Struck By Trolley Car and
Crushed Beneath the
Wheels
The Last Nickel Sent by Mo
ther to Buy Milk for Baby
Brother Was Clutched in
the Little Victims Hand
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By A88ocTated Press
New York Oct 22 Reciting over
and over to herself the little verse
which she was to have spqken before
her class in school today and clutch
Ing In her hand a 5cent piece the last
coin of her mothers little store with
which she was to buy milk for her
baby brother Marian Meade 9 years
old ran In front of a trolley car last
night and was crushed to death
For some time Marians father has
been out of employment and for sev
eral days the family had been in want
of food Yesterday agents ofa charit
able society foundthe family and
furnished food forvMrs Meade and
Marian The lastjiickel of the family
store Mrs Meade gave to Marian
when she sent l fe tror milk for the
babNo
No one knowgJtrat bow the accident
happened but when a policeman
called for volunteers and hundred
men put their shoulders to the car
and turned it over on the side there
was no life left in the mangled little
body under the trucks The nickel
was still clutched in the little dead
hand
Angry men and women made a de
monstration against the motorman of
the car but he was rescueJ by the
police and locked up on a charge of
homicide
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HEARING MONTGOMERY
FREIGHT BUREAU CASE
Alleged Before the Interstate
Commerce Commission
That L N Dis
criminates
Claim Is Th tRailroadGives
a Cheaper Rate to Mobile
and ensacola on Certain
Lines of Business Than to
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Montgomery Though the
Hau4isIngez
Special to Tne Journal
Washington Oct 22Flnal argu
ments were made today before the
interstate comerce commission in
the case of Montgomery Freight Bu
reau against Louisville and Nashrville
and other lines in the South from
Ohio and Mississippi river crossing
points The hearing lasted practical
ly all day and was interesting from
beginning to end Four of the seven
commissioners were present Judge
Knapp chairman and Commissioners
Clements Prouty and Clark
Chairan W F VandivOr and Man
ager H S Kealhofer the Freight
Bureau were in constant attendance
and did much to aid Attorneys String
fellow and Gunter during tneir argu
ments
Col W A Gunter made the open
ing address of about one hour He
from the start show now Mont
gomery as to carload shipments had
been discriminated against In favor
of Mobile and Pensacola Complaint
was made of numei differences
he insisted were illegal and unjust
and calculated to injure Montgom
erys trade He was prepared he
said to show that the law did not
sustain such discriminations He con
tended that the complaint was well
drawn and pointed out that every
Item In tae claim was admitted It
was a plea of confession and avoid
ance though the facts were true
Other facts were deniable and the
burden of the other side was to sus
tain a plea of contusion and avoid
ance
Discussing the solution Colonel
Gunter said that other things being
equal complainants vuntained the
long and short haul mnst be equal
If they could show there was any law
of commerce whlch allowed them to
carry goods to Mobile at the rates
they were enforcing complaining
would give un their case He next ex
plained in detail the rates and in
quired
Lower Than Montgomery
Why should MobiU nnd Pensacola
bo so much lower than Montgomery
The defense of the railroads was
next discussed and Colonel Gunter
went into the contention of the lines
as to the effect of water competition
on rates He al = o attacked the plea
of the railroads that Rtes depEnde1
largely upon competition from the
east denying that this had any effect
upon charges fixed tOr shipments
from other directions As he looked
at the situation it was a simple al
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j Exports of American Tobacco I
to Germany Show Falling oil
The falling off it import of Ameri
can tobacco into Germany is attrlbu
ed to the relatively high price of the
American product compared with to
bacco from other countries In Nor
way there are direct and indirect Im
ports of American tobacco In portu
gal the tobacco manufacture and sale
Is a government monopoly the con
cession to carry on which Is sold to a
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lowance to Mobile and Pensacola and
the evidence showed that it was pure
ly arbitrary
Taking up the claim that Mobile
capital built the Mobile and Ohio
railroad and that the city should be
favored Colonel Gunter said com
plainants did not deny that the road
might give Mobile tae same rates
as New Orlean and then quoted
from a decision of the commission as
to the public function of a corpora
Contlnued on Page Two
BOLD ROHBHRY
tN NEW YUffK
Thief After Stealing Dia
monds Shoots Merchant
Pursuing Him
By Associated Press
New York Oct 22All audacious
robbery and possibly murder occurred
here tonight when Maurice Tannen
holz a Lexington avenue jeweler was
shot by an unknown man who en
tered the shop and handed him a
typewritten letter addressed to him
and puroorted to be from Constant
A Andrews President of the United
States Savings Bank of t lis city
The letter said that the bearer had
two thousand dollars to invest in dia
monds The stranger selected ear
rings and then suddenly ran from the
store He was pursued and just as
the jeweler caught the fleeing man
the robber drew a revolver shot Tan
nenholz three times and sprang into
a taxicab standing nearby and es
caped
A Torchlight Procession of
Thousands Paraded the
Streets of Toki
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VISIT OF AMERICANS
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IS WILDLY CHEERED
Japans Demonstration After
Peace With Russia and a
New York Election Night
Revel Fade Into Insignifi
cance When Compared
With Celebration of Last
Night II
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By Associated Press
Totfio Oct 22 Thfe capital of Ja
pan witnessed tonight the most extra
Ordinary evidence of the spirit of the
New Japan After having an audience
with officers of the American battle iI
ship fleet on Tuesday the emperor
issued an order directing the people
to increase in every way possible the
enjoyment and pleasure of the Ameri
can visitors who came he said as
historic friends of tnV Japanese na
tion The response to this Imperial
mandate was seen and heard here to
night i 1
Originally a torch Ught procession
of about fifteen thousand people had
been planned as a part of todays pro I
gram but this feature went far be
yond all expectations and developed
into a great popular demonstration
Japans war demonstration after peace
with Russia Londons Mafeking
Night and even New Yorks election
night revels would seism almost insig
nificant compared wfth Tokios cele
bration tonight
Mile after mile toirohgh madly
cheering people the great processiop
wound its wayv Admiral Sperry and
other chief officers of the American
fleet viewed the procession i rom a
specialgrand < stand 4Agaiz4at the
Ameiican TmTjas y te grejitrproc ai
zion halted and the climax irfcnibas
iasm was reached The entire grounds
surrounding the embassy were lighted
with sea lanterns and the demonstra
tion lasted two hours Every band In
Tokio turned out for the parade
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THIS WOMAN HAS
A JUST CAUSE
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+ Chicago Oct 22A dispatch
4 to the Tribune from Fort
4 Vayne Ind says
Because she was forced to I
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O change her home thirtynine
times in her married life Mrs
< Jonnie E V Barrett yesterday 4
asked a divorce from James 4
4 E Barrett The couple were 0
4 married in 1891 Mrs Enrrett 0
< > said the fauily had been eject 0
0 ed for norpayment of rent 0
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BRYANKERN FUND
I REACHES 82400
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4 The Bryan and Kern campaign fund this morning shows a
+ total of 82400 the sum of 7 being donated yesterday by local
democrats towards the good cause Democrat should remember +
4 that the funds are needed now and that NOW IS THE TIME TO
4 CONTRIBUTE
All moneys must be in not later than next Wednesday The +
4 time is short and if 1000 is to be forwarded the contributions
4 should be forwarded inaiediutely
4 Through an error it was staged yesterday morning that the
4 Gretna list came through D N Murphy This should have been D +
4 X McHumphrey
+ The donations yesterday were as follows
Edwin D Xewton Millville 100
Through A Jennings +
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< C L Wiggins Pine Barren 500 +
4 C D Morillon city 101 4
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4 Total r 700
4 Acknowledged yesterday 81700
4 Grand total 82400
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DEADLY DUEL BETWEEN
INDIANS AND WHITE MAN
Game Warden Attempts to
Make Arrests With
Bad Results
In the Fight He Killed Four
Indians and Was Then
Himself Killed by An In
dia nLad of Only Thirteen
Tears
By Associated pr4tss
D ite MoTitr Oct 22 A dispatch
to tile Sutter riher + from IMfssotila
says Game Warden W P Scott and Dep
uty Warden Henry A Vass arrived
last night with the remains of Dep
uty Game Warden Charles B Peyton
who was killed in a fight with In
dians Sunday in the Swan river coun
try while attempting to arrest them
for transgression of the laws of the
state
According to the story of Peytons
I death told by Herman Rudolph the
I ranch hand accompanied Peyton
within forty feet of the Indians the
game warden was shot by a 13year
old Indian lad who had been behind
the horses of the redskins and had
not been noticed by Peyton
When Peyton told the Indians they
were under arrest one of them grab
bed the officer by the neck Peyton
shook him off and advised them to
be peaceable Another Indian then
uttered a warwhoop pulled his rifle
and was about to shoot when Peyton
dropped him in his tracks with a bul
let Two other Indians attempted to
get their guns unsheathed but Peyton
killed them before they could get into
action Rudolph then observed the
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little Indian lad kneeling between the
horses aiming at Peyton and he fired
at the redskin at the same moment
that the latter fired at the officer Pey
ton was mortally wounded and the In
dian boy < toppled over dead
The squaws later put Warden Pey
ton out of his misery according to Ru
dolph ending his suffering by a half
dozen shots from small calibre guns
All the mountain passes arc being
watched for the fleeing squaws who
have with them the bodies of the
braves
INDEPENDENCE
T IFF1LIPtNOS
This Was Subject of Senor
Ocampo at Lake Mo
honk Conference
By Associated Pres 1t
Lake Mohonk Oct 22The Phil
ippine was the general subject of
discussion at todays session of the
Lake Mohonk conference The educa
tion and welfare of trie Filipino was
taken up and addresses by W Cam
Islands MajorGeneral J Franklin
Bell U S A Senor Pablo Ocampo
resident commissioner of the Philip
pines at Washington and ctners The
first speaker Senor OcaJipo talked
briefly He favored the independence
of the Filipuinos The speaker said
the Filipinosafter securing their po
litical Independence would be in a
beter position to aniedierate their eco
nomic condition for they they could
develop in a manner more suited to
their needs customs and civilization
Conditions in the Philippines was
then discussed by Mason S Stone
John T McDonnough and Charles
Hopkins Clark
ACED RESIDENT
PASSES AWAY
Mrs Margaret Dougherty
Died This Morning at
1 30 oclock
Mrs Margaret Dougherty mother
of James Dougherty died this morn
ins at 130 oclock at the residence
of Mrs Jas Clark 123 East Govern
ment street
She had been ill for a long period
but was taken seriously ill Tuesday
The deceased had reached the age of
SI years and had resided in Pensa
cola for a long period of tme
The hour of the funeral will be an
nounced later
Sceslal to The Journal
Demopolis Oct Wednesday
night at S oclock the Law and Order
League met at the city hall for the
purpose of hearing the reports of the
two committee which were appointed
at their last meeting to prepare a con
stitution and bylaws
The meeting was presided over by
the president W H Welch with Dr
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Decision Handed Down Yes
terday Morning by Jus
tice Hocker
DECISION OF LOWER
COURT IS UPHELD
Judge Malone Had Jurisdiction
tion to Issue the Peremp
tory Writ of Mandamus
Compelling Committee to
Meet and Recanvass Re
turns of Primary
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4 Tallahassee Oct 22 Accord <
Ing to the expectation of all 4
who attended the sittings of 0
the supreme court last week 4
4 and heard the arguments of the 4
opposing counsel in the cele <
0 brated case of Mays versus Ke < +
hoe decision has been render 4
ed in favor of Mr Mays 4
4 The unanimous opinion of 4
4 the judges as given in the 4
opinion filed today by Judge 4
locker was In affirmation of
4 the judgment of the lower court <
4 awarding the peremptory writ 4
of mandamus f
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Litigation at An End
According the above the long and
hard fought congressional contest Is
now at an end concluding In a vic
tory for Hon Dannitte H Mays and
in all probability settles the > > congrea
sional controversy as 3tr Kehoe one
of the contestants declared no later
than last Saturday in a letter to Chair
man DAlemberte that he would with
draw from the race in the event the
decision of the supreme court was In
favor of Mr Mays
The question passed upon by the
supreme court 7 J e 6rda wnswpnJ i
writ of error sued out by Mr Kehoo
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from the decision of Circuit Judgo
Malone when the latter some weeks
since issued a peremptory writ 6C
mandamus compelling the congres
sional committee after its second
meeting to again assemble and re
canvass the returns of the June pri
mary according to their face
Mr Kehoe in Bonifay
Mr Kehoe is now in Bonifay where
he Is attending the circuit court in
session there and he could not bo
reached during yesterday but it Is
presumed that he will request that
his name not be placed upon the bal
lot In those counties where the tickets
have not been printed
Judge Carter one of the counsel
for Mr Mays was called upon yester
day afternoon by a Journal represent
ative and asked for an interview as
had been previously done but he de
clined to say anything regarding the
courts decision
HEAVY RAINS
NOW FALLING
Draught of 48 Days Broken
and Much Damage Done
by Rains
By Associated Press
Kansas City Mo Oct 22 Rain
lias been general over the southwest
for three days following a forty
eightday drought and has broken all
records in the amount of precipitation
At Lawrence Kans the rainfall yes
terday was 50G inches which broke
all October rainfall records for twenty
two 3ars All streams in Kansas and
Oklahoma are overflowing the bot
toms and there has been some loss
of corn and cotton and many bridges
washed away Cessation of the storm
is predicted to take place before day
light tomorrow and killing frost IP
expected throughout the southwest to
morrow night There was a light fall
of now at Topeka and Wachita to
day
Demopolis Citizens Meet and
o Form Law and Order League
J I Lee secretary After Presides 1
Welch stated the object of the meet
ing in a few brief remarks the com
stitution and bylaws were read
Before adoption of the constitution
there was quite a discussion Rev L
C Hames Judge E S Cornish Rex
H W Jones Hon H W Hayden CoU
9 F Elmore and Congressman George
W Taylor participating v
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