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a VOL XIL NO 79 PENSACOLA FLORIDA FRIDAY MORNING APRIL 2 1909 PRICE 5 CENTS
DEMOCRATIC MEMBERS
OF FINANCE COMMITTEE
ARE TO BE EXCLUDED
IJo
Jo t
e Will Not Be Present at the
Meetings When Tariff
Bill is Considered
f REPUBLICANS ARE
HELD RESPONSIBLE
THIS IS THE REASON ASSIGNED
BY SENATOR ALDRICH FOR
CONSIDERATION OF THE BILL
WITHOUT INVITING DEMOCRAT
Co
IT MEMBERS TO BE PRESENT
SENATOR RAYNER DELIVERS
itfN EM PASSION ED ADDRESS
AGAINST PROCEDURE
1
>
Soecial to Tht lournat
Washington April IArter decid
ing today practically to confine bud
ties or the extraordinary session to
T the tariff the senate entered upon
the consideration or Senator Bacons
resolution declaring the Democratic
sIde of tho chamber should be repre
sented In all hearings held by the
I committee ori fiiiance
Senator Aldrich chairman of the
committee immediately took he
floor to explain the reasons why the
Republican members of the commit
I too are proceeding with the consid
ointion ° of the bill without Inviting the
Democrats to be present He con
tended that as the Republican party
wfl bfc held responsible for tariff leg
teliftlon it is the province of the Re
publican members of the committee
to nhapa the bill Jpr the senate
An impassioned address by Senator
llayuer was directed against the
method of the majority in framing
the tariff bill This is the worst
I practice he said that lias ever ark >
l en before this legislative body When
you aror dividing this plunder at least
at ba fair to each other On behalf of
11 the senator from West Virginia 1 at
i AJlwsfei beg you to give back la lflrnl1i
na aaterikls He stood wifib you on
thjf field of battle and when the hour of
BuUmisaion comes the senator from
West Virginia will be hero and his
prot eating voice will not be heard in
this hall against a single article on
the schedule
He referred to the coil mines if
the senator from West Virginia El
kltiE and his indignation over the
propositon to place products of his
itat upon the free Isit
RECORD MARK
FOR MAY WHEAT
15 RECORDED
v Price at Which it Sold on
Chicago Board of Trade
Only Equaled by That of
1905 >
By Associated Press
Chicago April IA new high roe
onl mark for the season for all de
liverte of wheat were recorded on
the board of trade today when tae
> f a1 option sold at 120 18 and the
Jwy at l0i per bushel The new
nth for the May delivery is within
i 3t 4c of the best price established
IKTItg ta 8 famous Gates deal in
10G6 Reports of damage by win
tor killing I 0 the crop In Ohio and
Judnma wore largely responsible ior
tho upturn
NO INDIAN REVOLT
j
EI Paso Texas April lhat was
at first declared to be a revolt of In
dians at San Andreas Mexico against
the pHjmont of taxes on cattle is now
described by the officials at Chihuahua
as a riot resulting from a clash be
tween political factions In the light
i a tax collector was killed and several
deputies wounded Borne of the lead
ore fled to the hills but tho authori
ties deny tbflt they are rallying the
Indians A number of ring leaders
were arrested and put in prison
By Associated PreSs
N6 w York April IThe plant of
the Tannessee Coal Iron and Railway
Company at Ensley Ala will remain
IK operation probably until April 10
am possibly longer Previously it
imtf been announced that the plant
would be clo d on April 1 but E H
O TAFTS FIRST PAY DAY +
AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE +
t By Associated Press
4 Washington April 1Thls
was President Tafts first pay G
day as chief executive the
amount of the check which a
< treasury messenger carried to
the White House being 5
+ C2501 Ho is the only govern
ment official at the White
e House who receives pay but 9
< once a month
9
20 YEARS IN
CEMETERY AND
IS STILL ALIVE
This is the Record of Patrol
man Glower who Patrols
a Beat in Cemetery
By Associated Press
Atlanta Ga April ITwenty ears I
in a cemetery and still alive Thats I
the record of Patrolman W W Clow
er of the Atlanta police departmei
who has served every night for the
past twenty years on the Oakland
cemetery beat where thousands of I
bodies are buried He figures that he i
has spent 73000 hours in this ceme j
tery and never once has he been
troubled with spooks or ghouls j
ELIOT MAY i
i UEClINE TO HE
i AMBASSADOR
Reported in Washington
That He May Not Accept
Proffered Ambassadorship
to Great Britain
By Associated Press
Montclair N J April President
Charles J Eliot tonight declined to
discuss a report from Washington that
he had refused the proffered American
ambassadorship to Great Britain
Necessarily any information on this I
subject must come from Washington
he said However I may be at lib
erty to say a word or two about it
tomorrow
A DESPERATE
FIGHT WITH A
LARGE EAGLE
Bird Attacked and Badly In
jured Illinois Farmer Who
Went to Rescue of His
Baby
By Associated Press
St Charles Ill April L Fighting
desperately for two hour syesterdav
witn a monster eagle to keep liis baby
from the menacing talons of the great 1
bird Peter Johnson a farmer with
the aid of neighbors anally captured
the king of the air
FuUy a score or persons partici
pated in the conflict and pitchforKs
clubs and stones were brought hit J
service before the birI exhausted
from its efforts grave up the battle j
Joaiuon was badly cratched al
though his son was unhUrt
r j Plant of the Tennessee
Coal Co Not to Close
1
I Gary chairman of the board of di
rectors of the United States Steel Cor
poration today authorized a statement
that the establishment had enough or
der on hand to continue operations I
for a timo New orders for steel I
rails have been issued and ic is stated
other contracts in prospect may keep j
the plant bny later than April 1O
DAVID BRUCE BROWN WHO LOWERS
WORLDS AMATEUR AUTO REQORDS
David Bruce Brown the amateur automobile driver wlis the star of the j i
Dry ona meeting He established two new amateurjrecords The first I
11
of these was at the mile dash which Brown won Ji the phenomem1 I
tme of thirtythree seconds lie ha > lowereI the gprlds amateur ra i
era for ten miles in competition making the distance in 5 minutes and
15 seconds the best previous tIm being 6 mmute 9 and 15 seconds II
I
Dog Fight Raided and
Forty Men Ahrested
By Associated Press
I Newport Ky April IDogs snarl
ing policemen clubbing and men
cursing were the sounds that awak
ened Fort Thomas near this city
arly this morning and told the citi
zens that malefactors were struggling
in the arms of the law A dog fight
that was entered by many Louisville
Cincinnati and Newport sports had
been in progress when the police
headed by Magistrate George Quelil
broke down the door In the noisy
VESSEL V IIlLd
QUEER CARGO
IN GALVESTON
The Owner is Said to Be in
Honduran Jail and Fear
ing Seizure Sent Money
and Valuables to That
Port
By Associated Preu
Galveston Texas April IThe
schooner Caroline Vought having as
CZTSO an Iron bound box said to con
tam 5600 in Peruvian silver aniF jive
trunks the contents unknown w re
offtred to Collector Lee today to keep
srffly until their owner E O Grii
lith formerly of Missouri is released
frrru a Honduran jail
The strange and unprecedented pre
sentation of responsibility was accom
peiJed bj letters explaining the own
ers predicament in Honduras and con
taining drafts on Mrw Orleans banks
to sufficient monty to pay off the
crew plot and quarantine fees and
maintain tao vessel in this port The
Ictiei wa presented by Captain
Decker who brought the vessel her
According to the statement of
Decker Griffith WS engagel in the
gfic rat merchandise business in Hon
duras with Miss Beauchamp for
merly of Jacksonville Fla Early in
March the store and living rooms at
Brlfatti belonging to the couple
were burned and the two were si
reated on the cnargf of arson al
though the buildings were not insured
Fearing his money and valuables
vecld be confiscated the letters as
I Fntt Griffith had them sent to Gal
i vc ton aboard his boat
WOMEN ARE FIGHTING
New York April IAs indicative
of the determination of women to
fight for suffrage and or the wide
spread crusade lor the ballot which
is being carried on in this country
and abroad comes the announcement
that Mrs Clarence Mackay has en
gaged the garden theatre in this city
for Wednesday mornings from De
cember next until the following April
At such times the theatre will be
used exclusively for suffrage meetings
under the auspices of the Equal Fran
chise League of which Mrs Mackay
is president
WILL NOT PAY ALIMONY
New York April IRather than
pay 1000 alimony to his wife as
ordered by a court Roland Hinton
Perrj a sculptor and painter well
known ili this country and abroad de
clared that he would surrender nlin
pt to the sheriff today and spend
six months in LuJlow street jail
Si ec his divorce from his first wfe
who demands alimony Pory las
mrricd aitin
i
and frantic struggles of the men to
escape doors andj windows and even i
walls were cracked The police ar
rested forty Thjf bulldogs escaped 1
from tnoir owner and locked with
each other in afdeath struggle un
mindful of the oin Ammonia was
finally PQured on them and they
broke Bob Angus a spectator I
broke a leg in jumping from a win
dow Dan petri owner of the resort
was held in 5 bond Trials will
be held Thursda
OFEICEiIS ANU
MINERS fiGHT I
1 MAN KillED I i
Riot in Small Town Near
Pittsburg Over the Arrest
of an ItalianDetectives
Rushed to Scene
Ow Associated Press
Pittsburg Pa April IA riot oc
curred this afternoon at Cheswick a
mining town above this city Officers
shot and killed one Italian and sev
eral others are reported seriously
wounded
The trouble arose when officers arrested
I
rested a minor A companion at
I tempted to rescue him and the shoot
ing followed The Italians succeeded
I In rescuing ne man The foreigners
are in an ugly mood and further
trouble is feared
Allegheny county detectives in au
tomobiles left this city for the scene
MINERS WILL CONTINUE
Philadelphia April IThe anthra
cite coal strike commissions award
which fixed the wages of the mine
workers for the last six years expired
yesterday but the miners will return
to work under the old agreement
pending the action to be taken by the
conference to be held in this city next
Wednesday between representatives
of the operators and mine workers
BANKER SUICIDES
Norfolk Yy April 11orank A
Porter assistant cashier of the Na
tional Bank of Commerce of Norfolk
committed suicide at his home In
Portsmouth today b > putting a bullet
through his heart as the result or
melancholia He was 42 years of age
His accounts are perfect
o
O Oo ir o G b O 4 e
0
4 9000 BARRELS OF
< WHISKEY ARE SEIZED 9
4 0
e By Associated Press 0
> Nashville Term Anril 1
o Officers of the department of
< > internal revenue this morning 0
0 seized nine thousand barrels 9
0 of liquor at the Cascade dis 9
+ tillery near Tuiiahoma Tenn 0
0 on the charge that the distillers Q
C had violated sections 3256 and o
< 2257 of the internal revenue
< acts 9
9 It is said representatives of 9
9 the distillery were surprised 0
e the seizure and claimed they 9
0 arc not cognizant of having 4
c committed or permitted any ir o
regularity The Investigation 9
it is said has been under way 9
t for some time
0
1 + + 9 + 4 9 9 9990
BATTLE OF BALLOTS WILL BE
WAGED PENSACOLA TODAY
I
Robin Cooper Though
I Convicted to Wed Soon
By Associated Press
Mobile April IIt is reported
I here that Robin Cooper convl ed of
the killing of Senator Edward Car
mack and sentenced to twenty years
imprisonment at Nashville Teun will
i shortly be united I1 marriage to the
l daughter of a prominent railroad offi
cial in Nashville and that the trip
abroad will be a bridal tour for the
young people It is also stated that
Colonel Duncan B Cooper will ac
i company his SOil and daughterinlaw
I to bo
They will remain until the supreme
I
court takes action in their case Their
contemplated departure has set the
i politicians to talking and they have
I evolved a reason for the trip which
is decidedly interesting and at the
same time perfectly logical Accord
I ins to these dopesters the two Coop
ers will travel abroad until the su
preme court renders a decision in
their casa and in the event the de
cision is against them will remain
iPASSENCERS
ARE FLEECED
i BY GAMBLERS
Professionals Clean Up 4
000 in Games on the
HamburgAmerican Liner
Amerika
4
By Associated Pr ss
w York JVuriX ai PqiontU
1mrul trr guI1B onZhet
lft1mqurgAmorlcan liner Amerika
Horn Hamburg out of 1000 accord
ing to news which v became current
alter the arrival of the Vessel here
has night The sharpers us > ed brI4g
whist as their medium of gambling
and were active during the first stages
of the trip It was not long how
el until it became generally known
aboard that the professionals weirs
biiy and they were shunned the e
I aftcs
InlAZ PROMISES
ITO SUPPORT THE
I U JITED STATES
In Opening the Second Ses
I sion of TwentyFourth
Mexican Congress He
I Tells of Correspondence
1
Qv Associated Press
City of Mexico April President
Diaz opened the second session of the
i twentyfourth congress tonight by
reading before the assembled deputies
and seilktors his annual message
i He declared the United States had
i asked Mexico whether she would co
op rate in case it became necessary
to compel the Central American re
I publics to live up to the letter and
spirit of the recent Washington peace
act and that his answer as chief
executive of the republic was that
such cooperation will be given to the
i full extent and power of the republic
x 1 m
i LEGISLATURE WILL RETALIATE
I Jefferson city5IZ April 1Attsr j
hey General Major announces that if i
tae Missouri railroads put into ef
fect on April 10 ie threecent pa
tenser rate as announced in St Louis
iat night OH April 11 there would
be passed promptly by the legislatu
bHIs requiring railroad agents to 1le
wiT each county clerk a statement o
receiptB from passenger freight and
ptgage business done at each at
tiCil
DRUNKENNESS INCREASING
I Ottawa Ont April Convictions
for drunkenness have increased
I throughout the dominion by 164 per
crpt in tho last ten years according
to statistics in a preliminary blue
I
book which has just been issued
I ELIOT TO BE DECORATED
ashia ton April President
Eliot of Harvard University to be
decorated by the Mikado of Japan
with the order of the Rising Sun first
I clcs The decoration is now on its
lcI i to this country
there indefinitely their friends paying
their forfeited bonds It is true that
under existing laws they could be ex
tradited but with the political influ
ence which they possess it Is doubtful
if steps in this directon would mer
bo taken
By remaning in Europe in the
event that the decision of the supreme
court is against them the Coopers
will free Piftterson from a very deli
cate position as it would not then be
necessary for him to extend to them
executive clemency Colonel Cooper
has long been ono of Pattersons
staunchest supporters and it was
over zealousness in his behalf that
generated the trouble which finally
resulted in Carumeks death He
would therefore have every right to
I expect executive clemency but Pat
terson and his friends all know that
to attach his signature to a pardon
would be to sign his own political
death warrant and therefore the Eu
ropean trip has been planned
WilEY CHIEF
CRAZY SNAKE
STill AT LARGE
Has His Pursuers Guessing
as to Where He Is Hiding
or Has GoneHis Sister
Does Not Know
By Associated Pre3
111E Okla 4pi1 14Or4ay
ffin 8nD Pl p 1
one Hoffman hold an extended pow
vtcw with the fugitives sister on the
poich at the Indian chiefs home
Crazy Snakes sister succeeded In
convincing her questioner that sha
h > w nothing of her brothers where
abouts
ery well responded the colonel
It io up to him He has twemv
four hours in which to put himstijf
under our protection He should do
IL ar the next step undoubtedly wU
be offering a reward for him dead
or alive
Hcfiman admitted he did not know
whether the ultimatum will ever
reach an objective point but lias sus
piccns somebody is taking food to the
old chief
TRAINING COMPLETED
New York April ITom Longboat
Doiando Shrubb Haye vlaloney and
Styles the Jlarathoir stars who will 1
complete in the 10000 Marathon
derby socalled at the polo grounds
Saturday finished their training to
day From now on until the race they
will rest The winner of the derby
will receive 5000 in cash with 2
500 to the second man 1500 to the
third and 1000 to tho fourth
CRIMINALS CAN ESCAPE
San Francisco April IA way of
escape was opened Jherc today to
scores of criminals by a ruling made
by Justice Fisko in a local court
that a holdup with a gUll is not a
robbery unless the footpad secured
I money from his victim Two men
who had ben arrested for holding up
a man on the streets here last night
were therefore released
MAYOR WILL APOLOGIZE
Washington April IIt was said
at tha state dpeartment today that
the governor of Pennsylvania and the
mayor of Pittsburg probably will make
apology for the arrest in Pittsburg of
the two Chinese Yip Yen prominent
Chinese merchant of Vancouver and
Low Sy Ki Taotsi of Kwang province
China
j ASSISTANT WHIPS NAMED
Washington April L Minority
loader Clark today appointed Repre
sentative Hughes of New Jersey and
Representative Garner of Texas as
assistant whips of the Democrats of
the house Representative Bell of
Georgia is the principal whip
By Associated Press
New York April 1 Eugene Koch
a 12yearold Brooklyn boy Is be
lieved to be dying in a hospital today
the victim of what Is becoming known
as an automobile murderer He was
struck last night while playing In the
street by a touring car After hit
i ting the little follow the car redoubled
Candidates and Their Sup
porters Ready For the
Work ToDay
2030 QUALIFIED
TO CASTBALLOTS
NOTWITHSTANDING THE EXCEP
TIONALLY QUIET CAMPAIGN
MUCH INTEREST IS DISPLAYED
AND A HEAVY VOTE WILL BE
POLLEDLOCATION OF POLL
ING PLACES AND THE CLERKS
AND INSPECTORS
A battle of ballots will be waged
I in Pensacola today It is the first
of the primaries to select nominees ot
the White Democrat party for city
offices and those who fail to get
Into the second primary will be num
bered among the alsorans
Notwithstanding the fact that tha
campaign has been an exceptionally
quiet one much Interest is taken and
theie will be a heavy vote polled for
there are a few over 2000 persons
qualified to cast their ballots In tIle
various city precincts
That there Js much interest was
clearly shown last night when large
numbers congregated on the streets
anl discussed the probable winners
In tcdays election Each man who
has a friend running for office is sura
his man will win and at times lha
discussions grew heated
All of the candidates and thou
workers retired to their homes early
in the night excepting a few and
will be ready for the work of today
TIME OF VOTING
From S oclock this morning to G19 j
occck this evening with an inter
mi fIon for the clerka and inspec
tors to eat dinner will be the tim
in which the 2030 wbitQftqqalifled vot
ers will have to cast their ballots
619 p ra being the exact Hmo at
which tje sun sets ati anBaunend 1Jr
W tbObzr RooJ icnigitT
Accrirdfng t figUroHCOhnined Wf
terday by J D Goss supervisor of
irtratiou 2030 white voters have
pad their poll taxes for tho years
1907 and 1908 and are qualified to cast
their ballots in toJays election
Out of eleven voting districts No 15
heads the list with the largest num
ber of voters 472 being qualified to
vole today The next highest Is dis
trict No IS with 326 while district
No 29 is the lowest with 51
VOTE BY DISTRICTS
The total ote in each district is as
follow
District No 12 2SS
District No VZ JJ2B
Diurict No 14 0 217
District No 15 472
District No 2G lit
District No 27 eo 161
District No 28 94
District No 29 5i
District Jfu 30 7 < j
District No 31 50
District No 32 133
T
Total 2080
VOTING DISTRICTS
Following is the list of clerks ana
inspectors as selected by the com
mittee and the voting places
District 12 voting place corner
Chase and Cevallos streets J Go
son Capt Jas Scholls inspectors
D J Hayes clerk
District 13 voting place county
court house annexHenry M Yonge
Theo Pfefferle inspectors Arthur
KorJd cleric
District 14 voting place Romana
street between Palafox and Baylen
Jrhn I Miller Joseph Brown inspect
ors Matt G Johnson clerk
District 15 voting place corner D < 3
villiers and Romana streets T S
Caro F E Commynn Inspectors
Fiank J Riera clerk
District 26 voting place corner
Chase street and Eleventh avenu
J E Muller John Engstrom Inspect
ors C R Burgoyne clerk
District 27 voting place comer
Tenth avenue and DeSoto street
Chaj Stewart C E Shackleford In
spectors W G Daily clerk
District 28 voting place corner Al
cauli and Brainard streets Marion
Bowes F B Iladcllffe inspectors
Hugh Maloney clerk
District 29 voting place corner
Ifayne and Gadsden streets W W
Wolf Theo Crona inspectors W L
Macliey clerk
District 30 voting place corner Pal
afox and Lloyd streets E O S ilo
ContInued on Second Page
Third Victim of an
A ii Murderer
its speed and sped onward The CUe
attracts more than perfunctory In
terest In view of the fat ih a tb
police are still aeanht6 fr rh
chauffeur of the car which killed 12
yearold Ingvaard Trimble on Satur
day The Koch boy Is the third chug
to be thus run down dUring the week
so far but the drivers and occupant
of none p thq cars hayo bsn fqud

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