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1 OFFICIAL from WASHINGTON Generally fair Saturday and Sunday light variable winds 7 d1
25 Miles of
h THE JOURNALS
CEMENT SIDEWALK WANT AD WAY
3atnGk nnL
Now Being Built in Pensacola Is The Way To Prosperity
bYOLXIINO15S PENSACOLA FLORIDA SATURDAY MORNING JULY 3 1909 PRICE 5 CENTS
1tAFTS CORPORATION
1 TAX BILL PASSES SENATE
Only Three Democrats Vot
ed Against Measure on
Final Passage
VOTE STOOD 60
FOR AND 11 AGAINST
SEVEN INSURGENT REPUBLIC
ANS VOTED AGAINST THE SUB
STITUTION THE BILL FOR
THE INCOME TAXA LARGE
NUMBER OF DEMOCRATS RE
FRAINED FROM VOTINGQUICK
PASSAGE OF THE MEASURE
CAUSED MUCH SURPRISE
By Associated Press
Washington July 2Bf the large
vote of 60 to 11 the senate this after
noon adopted Tafts corporation tax
amendment to the tariff bill With
I all the modifying amendments dis
posed of many democrats voted with
the most of the republicans or the
amendment Oly three democrats
Chamberlain Hughes and Shively
11 voted against the provision on final
vote but some refrained from voting
at all The test vote was on the sub
stitution of the corporation tax for
the income tax amendment and on
that vote it stood 45 in the affirma
tive and 31 in the negative All the
democrats with the following insur
gent republicans voted against the
substitution Borah Bulkeley La
Follette Clapp Cummins Dolliver
and Bristow
The income tax question disposed
of the senate tomorrow will begin
f consideration of the administrative
features of the bill probably the
4 maximum and minimum rate provis
ion
i SENATORS SURPRISED
E Reaching a vote today surprised a
large majority of the senators but
t Aldricb who when he entered
r thel chamber after a days vacation
f was confident they > would reach a
vote before adjournment and kept his
> 7 T lieutenants busy holdins the support
1 h ers in the chamber At no time dur
ing the day was the senate without a
quorum The debate was more ani
mated than yesterday A steady fire
of oratory prevailed from the begin
ning of the session till late this af
ternoon Heyburn Hughes Cum
rnins Rowlands Raynor Brandagee
Root and Aldrich discussed all phases
of the income tax question Aldrich
proposed unanimous consent to vote
on the question tomorrow but Cum
mins objected which Had the effect
of forcing a vote today Before the
final vote two amendments by Bacon
4 were voted down One was exempt
ing education charitable and relig
ious institutions from tho corpora
tions tax and the other equiring the
taxation of bonds
PRESIDENT GEO E WOOD
LUMBER CO IS DEAD
Special to Thfi Journal
Caryville Fla July 2Business of
the Geo E Wood Lumber Co was
suspended entirely today occasioned
by the death ot Wm F Wood presi
dent who was buried in Chicago to
day
350000 FIRE LOSS
Cobalt Ont July 2Fire which
y started in a Chinese restaurant here
today caused a loss estimated at be
tween 350000 and 400000 There
was at least one death and the In
jured number six persons Two thou
s p sand are homeless Both sides of the
street for half a mile were burned
Sensational Advance
in the Price of Cotton
By Associated Press
New York July 2Heavy buying
orders for the cotton market when
tIle government crop report was made
public today caused prices to advance
sharply about forty points oyer last
nights closing until the October op
tion sold at 12 December 1203 and
I
Decomposed Body is
Not That of Leon Ling
By Associated Press
New York July 2The body sup
posed at first to be that of a China
man which was found In the Hudson
river last night was not that of Leon
Ling who is charged with the murder
of Elsie Sigel After an autopsy to
day Dr Thomas Curtin coroners
OFFICERS RAID
ELKSSHOPS
CHINESE SHOPS
IN WASHINGTON
ARE ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF
USING THE MAILS FOR LOT
TERY PURPOSES THIRTEEN
ARRESTED IN BALTIMORE ON
SAME CHARGE
i u
or T
By Associated Press
Washington July 2Charged with
using the mails for lottery purposes
proprietors of three Chinese shops
were arrested tonight A large
amount of gambling paraphernalia
was found The raid is an important
one from the fact that it represents
an efforts to reach the center of the
Widely ramifying Chinese lottery sys
tem The raid was expected to be
simultaneous with similar arrests in
other cities
THIRTEEN CHINAMEN
ARRESTED IN BALTIMORE
Baltimore Md July 2 Thirteen
Chinamen were arrested here tonight
by the postoffice authorities
TO CONCLUDE TREATIES
Madrid July Negotiations look
ing to the conclusion of commercial
treaties are now in progress between
Spain and Argentina and Spain and
Uruguay The basis of the agree
ment is to be facilitated in the matter
of importing Snanish wines and
sugars Similar negotiations are con
templated with Brazil
SOLDIERS DECAPITATED
Tangier Morocco July 2During
the recent fighting in front of Fez
between the forces of the pretender
and the troops of the sultan fourteen
of the imperial soldiers were captured
and decapitated and their heads ex
posed in the pretenders camp
f
Summer Resort Hotel
is Destroyed by Fire
I By Associated Press
Placid N Y July 2In a fire en
tailing a financial loss of nearly 200
000 the Hotel Ruisseamont one of
thelargest summer hotel at this re
sort was totally destroyed early to
day the guests awakened rom their
slumbers narrowly escaping with
their lives The fire is supposed to
have started in the tower of the ho
tel Albert Clapsaddle of Dion N i
Y one of the hotel employes who I
I
I
slept beneath the tower in which the
fire started was almost overcome by i
the flames and so badly burned about I
the head and face that he may die
Miss A C Quinlau who only reach
ed the hotel from New York last
night occupied a room on the second
floor When awakened she found es
cape cut off by flames and smoke
From a window she called for help
A rope carried to the floor below
thence thrown up to the girl was the
means of her escape
First Violation of the
i
Prohi Law in Tenn
K
i I JBv Associated Press
Nashville Tenn July 2The first
case for the violation of the state
wide prohibition law came up beore
Judge Hart ot t the criminal court to
day when that official decided that
there was notsufficient evidence ad
duced to hold the men arrested yes
terday for selling what is known as
beerette or near beer and the
prisoners were released The men
load been bound over from city court
to the criminal court The joint rais
I ed by counsel for the defendants
was Jhat the errant was faulty in
f
Y
that it charged a violation of the
state wide law when practically
every law on the statute books Is
statewide The further point was
made that the police judge in binding
the defendants over to the criminal
court had acted In the capacity of a
committing magistrate and as such
should have complied with the state
laws which require that such war
rants shall be accompanied by sworn
testimony Judge W M Hart this
morning gave to the grand jury a
special charge on the prohibition laws
as contained in senate bill No 1 bet
ter 23iowa as the HpJJaday 3 J1L
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January at 1212 This was equiva
lent to an advance of about 6 per
baleThe
The market was feverish and ex
cited for some time with prices vary
ing 5 points or more on a sale
Heavy reauzing sales followed the
advance but prices were well sus
tained
physician declared the body was that
of white boy not more than 16 years
old The discoloration following long
immersion save the body the appear
ance of that of a Mongolian and it
was not until after a careful examina
tion that the police were convinced
that the search for Leon was still
unfinished
ACCIDENT TO
AEROPLANE OF
THE WRiGHTS
AFTER MAKING SUCCESSFUL
FLIGHTS MOTOR PROPELLING
CAR STOPS AND THE MACHINE
STRIKES A TREEWRIGHT NOT
HURT
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By Associated Press
Washington ly Resembling a
giant bird sweeping down upon its
prey the Wright aeroplane today
after the motor which propels it came
to a sudden standstill glided grace
fully to the earth after having made
two successful flights
The machine was on Its way around
the Fort Meyer grounds for the ninth
time bf the second flight when the
motor stopped sixty feet above the
earth which resulted in the machine
striking a tree swerving around with
such force that the skids were broken
and the right wing badly ripped
Wright was not hurt
The flights today were the most
successful yet attempted The first
time It flew around the field twelve
times in eleven minutes and fifty
seconds On the second trial it had
gone around eight and a half times
when the accident occurred It Is
estimated that the speed today aver
aged about thirtyseven miles an
hour
It will be next Thursday before the
machine is ready for another flight
Tn INCREASE
TAX ON SNUFF
AND TOBACCO
r
REPUBLICAN MEMBERS OF SUB
FINANCE COMMITTEE MEET
AND REACH CI
GARS AND PLUG CUT TO BE IN
CLUDED
By Associated Press
Washington July 2A decision to
recommend the prohibition of prize
coupons in tobacco and snuff pack
ages and a practical agreement to
an increase on most of the provis
ions of the tobacco schedule was
reached today at a meeting of the re
publican members of the subcom
mittee on finance today The in
creases will not only be made on cat
and plug tobaccos but also on cigars
cigarettes and snuff
e
b MANY INJURED
IN AUTO ACCIDENT
4 By Associated Press
Macon Ga July 2Ten
persons were injured four 4
seriously when the touring car 4
of J W Millirons while at
tempting to pass another auto
dashed into a fence and turned
+ turtle this afternoon
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ft ft ft A ft ft ft ft ft
CORNELL MAKES A
CLEAN SWEEP OF THE
15TH ANNUAL RACE
Was Her Day on theHudson
in InterCollegiate
Regatta
VARSITY RACE WAS
IN SQME DOUBT
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TWO OF THE OTHERS HOWEVER
HAD BEEN CONCEDED THE
BIG EVENT COFINELL MET AN
UNEXPECTED CONTENDER IN
COLUMBIA WHO FINISHED
ONLY A LENGTH HINDFIVE
F
t f
COLLEGES WERE REPRESENTED
wrR RtPRE5ENTED
1 1
By Associated Press
Poughkeepsie July 5 2Varsity
eightoared shells four miles Cor
nell 1902 Columbia 190425
Syracuse 19151571 Wisconsin
192415 Pennsylvania 193215
Fouroared shells two miles Cor
nell 1001 Syracuse 1010 Colum
bia 1012 Pennsylvania 1027
Freshman eishtoardd shells two
milesCornell 9r0735 Syracuse
91445 Pennsylvania 921 Wiscon
sin 92245 Columbia 926
This was Cornells day on the Hud
son as decisively as yesterday was
Harvards day on the Thames Her
stalwart crews made a clean sweep of
the fifteenth annual regatta of the
InterCollegiate Rowing Association
Cornells sweeping victory was not
unexpected as it was Conceded she
would win the fouroared and proba
bly the freshman but there was some
doubt as to the varsity the big race
of the day In this Cornell met a
stubborn and unexpected contender in
Columbia who was a scant length be
hind Cornell at the finishing line
RAGE IR AtiK
A5 TRAitLBE
HEARD V AGAIN I
LOUISIANA SUPREME COURT RE
VERSES LOWER COURT IN CASE
OF MARKS BOASBERG FOUND
GUILTY AND SENTENCED RE i
CENTLY
YBy
By Associated Press
New Orleans July 2The echo ot
a test case based on the suburban
race track meet in Jefferson parish
just across the river from New Or i
leans has not yet been rendered
soundless according to a declaration
of District Attorney Adams of Or
leans parish announced today
Mark Boasberg who faced the
courts of this state for alleged viola
tion of the Locke antiracing law be
cause of his conducting a betting
agency at the suburban track may
have to stand trial again The supreme
court of Louisiana set aside the con i
viction and sentence to six months in i
prison of Boasberg on technical I
grounds District Attorney Adams i
now announces his intention of apply I
ing for a rehearing and pressing the
prosecution in every other possible
way under the law
OIL000 MINERS
ARE ORDERED TO
HE TURN TO WORK
LOCAL BOARD OF UNITED MINE
WORKERS INSTRUCTS MEN IN
KANSAS CITY TO RETURN PEND I
ING OUTCOME OF CONFERENCE
i
By Associated Press I
Pittsburg Kas July 2An order
I
was issued here today by the local
board of the United Mine Workers I
of America instructing the striking
miners in the Kansas district 80000
in number to return to work pending
the outcome of a conference of
miners and operators requested of j
President T L Lewis yesterday But
few of the mines reopened today in
response to the order but it is ex
pected they will start up Tuesday I
next following the Fourth of July
celebration f
WRITER IS DEAD
I
Yellow Springs 0 July 2T L
McWhinny a well known writer
speaker and minister of the Christian
church died here last night He was
chancellor of Defiance College at the
time of hisi tfejtji thej
1
HENRY BAARS PIONEER
I EXPORTER PASSES FROM
SCENE OF LIFES ACTIVITY
LIGHTNING DAMAGES HOMES
AND SHOCKS MANY PEOPLE
Fine Residence of Mrs H H
Wicke Struck and In
mates Shocked
1
STORES OF A HERSCHKOVITZ
AND BEN DOLPHIN SPLINTERED
AND HOME OF CAPT J B GUTT
MAN IN CITY STRUCKCAR
SYSTEM AND TELEPHONES AF
FECTED HEAVY RAINS FLOODED
I
ED MANY STREETS
Several homes were struck by light
ning one line of the street railway
system was put out of business tem
porarily about one hundred tele
phones were rendered lifeless two or
three street cars were hit and a
house and store at Warrington was
set afire by a stroke which came tear
ing through the roof shocking but not
injuring to any extent any of the in
mates during the fierce electrical
storm which reached its height at 3
oclock yesterday afternoon in this i
city and section A report on the
water front had it that a vessel in the
bay had suffered the splintering of the
mainmast but this proved untrue
Another house at Warrington suffered
considerable damage on roof by light
ning tearing through In the post
office incandescent bulbs were bursted
from a severe shock Rain fell in
torrents and the wind blew at a
terribly dangerous velocity Small
boats in the open bay caught the full
force of the blow and reached shore
with much trouble
The storm started early in the af
ternoon Black clouds appeared in
the north and west and at 215 oclock
rain began to fall Lightning and
thunder Accompanied the early rain
fall and havoc started right away
Car No 10 on the East Hill line was
burned out by a vivid flash The en
tire East Hill service was rendered
useless about 240 oclock being re
newed about 4 oclock Repairers
were busy the trouble having oc
curred ata point near the union
depot
Wicke Home Damaged
During the storm the borne of Mrs
H H Wicke at the southeast corner
of Moreno street and Thirteenth ave
nue received a severe blow The
lightning hit the roof tore through
the chimneyand entered the parlor
where general havoc was created It
threw Mrs Wicke and one son vio
lently about and two of the boys were
thrown to the floor by the shock The
grate was knocked out and a fine
piano was about ruined It was al
most torn to pieces
Another One
The home of John B Guttman 607
North Barcelona street was damaged
by lightning but no one in the house
were reported hurt
Two at Warrington
Aaron Herschkovitzs store and
home at Warrington were considera
bly damaged and fired by lightning
The house and store alongside were
hit by the same bolt and damages
were estimated at 1000 The kitchen
dining room and bath house were
I torn almost to pieces while in the
store the stock was heavily damaged
I The show cases were overturned and
light fixtures were bent and twisted
Matilda Jones colored who was said
to have been sitting at a sewing ma
chine was stunned and could not go
home unassisted
The store of Ben Dolphin colored
was also struck Shingles flew from
the roof but no one was reported in
jured
Another Car
A car on the North Hill line also
fell a victim to the fury of the ele
ments A negro aboard at the time
said I sho thought dat car broke
right square in two it shook so when
dat flash come
Flooded Streets
Streets in all sections of the city
were soon flooded On Main street
the suburban motor car stopped at
the station its wheels immersed in
two inches of water On Palafox
street the water backed up but was
soon carried off by the storm sewer
age system Many excavations had
been made in various sections and
these filled un very rapidly All out
side work had to be suspended The
sidewalk excavations on East Jackson
street were rendered into deplora
ble condition
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TWENTYSEVEN DIED
WHEN WALL COLLAPSED 4
4o
0 By Associated Press
Newport Monmouthshire 4
Eng July 2It Is estimated 4
that twenty men perished to
day as the result of the sudden +
4 collapse of the west wall of
4 the new lock entrance to Alex 4
andria dock Fifty men were 4
4 working in a trench sixty feet 4
4 deep when the heavy shoring
4 timbers in the middle col
lapsed carrying thousands of
tons of earth on them
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I GRANTS GRANDSON
TO BE PRESIDENTS
p MILITARY AID
I
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Washington July 2 Lieutenant
U S Grant 3d grandson of the for
mer president is to become military
aid to the president and superintend
ent of the army and navy building
As superintendent of the state war
and navy building he will have charge
of the largest office building In the
world eutenantr ° Grant recently
maff fEe aaugnTer Senator Root
of New York and since then has been
stationed at Boston
I BODY RIDDLED
WITH BULLETS
STill HANGING
L J
HENRY ISAACS COLORED FOUND
UNDER THE BED OF LITTLE
WHITE GIRL IS TAKEN OUT BY
GEORGIA MOB AND LYNCHED
By Associated Press
Moultrie Ga July 2Riddled
with bullets the body ot Henry
I
Isaacs a negro was still hanging to
the limb of a tree late this afternoon
near Barwick where it was strung
up about 3 oclock this morning br
a smail mob
The negro was found under the bed
of the little daughter of J F Head
ley a prominent citizen of Barwick
By Associated Press
Jackson Miss July Charging
that the Texas company and Gulf Re
fining company two Texas corpora
tions are subsidiary branches of the
Standard Oil company that both have
violated the antitrust laws ot Mis
sissippi and asking for penalties
against them aggregating 11000000
and perpetual injunctions restraining
the concerns from further operations
in this commonwealth proceedings
wire begun today in the chancery
1
Attack of Acute Indigestion
Suffered Monday Morn
ing Proves Fatal
DEATH OCCURRED AT
250 A M YESTERDAY
HE WAS SURROUNDED BY LOVED
ONES WHEN THE END OF A
USEFUL LIFE CAMEFUNERAL
SERVICES ARE TO BE CON
DUCTED TO ORROW AFTER
NOON AT CHRIST CHURCH
Surrounded by devoted relative
and loving friends Henry Baars pi
oneer lumber and timber exporter
passed to the Great Beyond yesterday
morning at 250 oclock death com
ing at his beautiful home The Tow
ers as a result of an acute attack 01
Indigestion suffered at an t ply hour
last Monday morning whi f rapidly
developed into congestion of the
brain When the life of eH Baars
passed out Pensacola lost cae of her
most worthy and esteemed 3 citizens
one who for a long period of years
had extended the helping hand to
many of his fellow men and who was
held in the very highest esteem by
rich and poor alike
When the news of his death was
learned yesterday morning it cast a
pall of gloom over almost the entire
city His condition had been criti
cal since the moment of the attack
but all had lived in hope that he
would survive Within twelve hours
afterwards telegrams and cables from
all parts of the world to the remot
est corner poured in from those who
had known H Baars in life offering
sincere sympathy to the bereaved
family
BORN IN GERMANY
Born in Oldenburg Germany on
February 29 1844r Mr Baars came to
this country In 1860 when he was a
young man The elder Baars and a
member of the firm of Epping Bellas
sc Coi7 then doing business at Darlefl
Ga were close friends and Henry
Baars entered the employ of the fir n
as a clerk to learn the business
Then the civil war broke out and
even though he was not a citizen of
this country his residence of a year
In the South caused him to shoulder
arms in defense of the land where he
had cast his ortunes Joining the
Savannah Volunteer Guards he serv
ed throughout the four years of the
conflict with honor being twice
wounded at the battle of Sailors
Creek just before the termination oC
the war
Returning to Darien after the was
he entered actively Into the lumber
and timber business with the firm of
Epping Bellas Co being the junior
partner and in 1872 the flrm opened
business in Pensacola to which place
Mr i Baars moved This firm which
afterwards became Epping Baars S4
Co were the first exporters of lum
ber and timber from the United
States and its success caused otherli
some years afterwards to embark In
the same business
When Mr Epping retired the flan
became known as H Baars Co and
under this name immense quantities
of lumber and timber were shipped
abroad as many as thirtyfive vessels
being at anchor in the harbor at ono
time consigned to this firm During
the years 1899 and 1900 the firm ex
ported as much lumber and timber
from Pensacola as all other exporters
along the entire Gulf coast combined
At present the firm name is H Baars
J
Continued on Page Eight
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Trial of Irish Lace
Maker on in Chicago
By Associated Press
Chicago July 2The trial of Ella
Gingles the young Irish lace maker
on a charge of larceny was resumed
today before a crowded court room
Women friends of Miss Gingles
many of them well known in club and
philanthropic circles occupied front
seats and took every oKwrtunity to
encourage the girl who declares she
is not a thie but the victim of a deep
white slave plot with bizarre feat
ures and even hints of murder in IL
The girl was dressed all in white
and appeared untroubled by tire great
interest she has aroused The air of
expectancy which pervaded the hall
was not lessened by the testimony ot
Capt P D OBrien of the detective
bureau who investigated the com
plaint brought against Miss Glngles
by Miss Agues Barnett proprietress
of a lace store In the Wellington ho
tel Capt OBriens testimony dealt
only with the larceny features
Proceedings Begun in
Case Standard Oil Co
court of Harrison county
The suits closely follow the similar
proceedings filed a few days ago In
Clay county against the Standard Oil
Company of Kentucky making 22
000000 that the commonwealth seeks
to recover from the corporation
The Harrison county proceedings
were instituted In the name of the
state by District Attorney Harrison of
the second district and will be call
ed for hearing at the October term oJ
court In Harrison county

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