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LOCAL SHOWERS SUNDAY; MON DAY, PARTLY CLOUDY; SHOWERS IN EAST PORTION; MODERATE VARIABLE WINDS. 16 Pages Today Section 1 Pages 1 to 8 VOL. XIII. NO. 141. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY; MORNING, JUNE 12, 1910. PRICE, 5 CENTS. PRESIDENT INSISTS ON AMENDING R. R. BILL ONE YEAR IN PEN FOR CONTEMPT OF COURT ATTEMPTED CRIMINAL ASSAULT WITH ITS USUAL TERMINATION Wants Provision Looking to '4 ; Control of Issues of i Stocks and Bonds. BAYS THE MEASURE WILL PROVE A 'FAILURE UNLESS .IN TERSTATE COMMERCE,. COM MISSION IS GIVEN SOME POW ER OVER SUCH ISSUES CON FERENCE AT WHITE HOUSE, WHEN IT WAS AGREED TO IN SERT A CLAUSE, BUT TAFT ' WAS TOLD IT WOULD NOT ' PASS. ' By Associated Press. Washington, June 11. As the re sult of President Taft's Insistence that the new railroad bill should in clude some provision looking to the control of the new issues of stocks and bonds by railroad companies, it was decided at a White House con ference today that a paragraph shall be added to the bill providing for the commission to Investigate and report it the next session of congress the best means of dealing with the situa tion. There were present at the confer ence Speaker Cannon, Senators El klna and Aldrich, Representative Mann and Attorney General Wicker ham. The president declared again that the party had pledged itself to en act legislation which would prevent the over issue of securities or "stock watering." 1 n . , WILL NOT PASS. . The senate conferees explained that It was absolutely Impossible to force such a .provision through the senate now. He' was told that every Democratic senator, with one excep tion, was opposed to the supervisory provision on the ground that it in fringed on the right of the state to supervise corporations chartered un der state laws. Some Republican senators opposed the provision on similar grounds. President Taft, it Is said, does not agree with the proposition that state's rights would, be. .invaded, by the stock, and hond provision in 'the original bill. - - The president then Insisted ,that there should be some sort of provis ion In the bill looking to future con trol of railroad Issues, saying that he felt that the whole legislation would be a failure unless it included something on this subject. The bill for an Investigation com mission also will carry an appropria tion to pay the commission's ex- enses. The president hopes that his, commission may determine a. means of stock control which will rneet the views of the Democrats and Republicans alike. He declared he would continue to urge legislation to prevent "watering" of railroad stocks so long as he was In the White House. REAP HARVEST FRIAR LANDS IN THE PHILLIP PINES BEING LEASED TO THOSE IN POWER AT RIDICU LOUSLY LOW PRICES. By Associated Press. Washington, June 11. Friar lands are again being leased to favored persons in the Phillippines, including one official, and the nephew of an ' other, at from eight to twenty cents per acre, according to a report sent to- congress by the war department, In response to a resolution by Rep resentative Martin, of Colorado. Involved In transactions are Execu tive Secretary Frank W. Carpenter, pf the Philippine commission; E. L Worcester, nephew of Dean C. Wor tester, member of the commission, knd Edward L. Pool, representing Mr. Welch: A. F. Dyer, representing Mr. Dillingham, who leased large tracts. Congressman Martin says that the Welch and Dillingham inter ests are associated with the sugar trust. FAVORED MEN Hints of Further Prosecution For Sugar Vnderweighing Frauds By Associated Press. . "New York, June 11. Hint of fur ther prosecutions In connection with Ihe sugar underweighing frauds was given today by Special Prosecutor Henry L. Stimson. when the two men convicted last night were brought up for sentence, together with the three co-defendants who-had pleaded guilty during the trial Just ended. Sentence was not imposed upon either Charles R. Heike, secretary of the American Sugar Refining Com pany, and Ernest W. Gerbraoht, su perintendent of the susar trust's Wil liamsburg refinery. Instead Judge Martin suspended sentence until Au One Killed and Wounded in By Associated Press-. Greenville, Fla., June 11. -One man killed, two probably faurlly wounded and a fourth badly cut was the result of an inter-family- fight, following a trial of a case in which Will Jeffcoat and Will Sheffield were interested. The trouble grew out ef a dispute. Both drew knives, and when Fiavius Jeffcoat went to aid his brother, Lewis Sheffield, a brother of Will, came up and killed Fiavius Jeffcoat, who shot Will Jeffcoat through the head fatally. Will Shef- field is badly cut and dying. All are prosperous farmers. Further trouble is feared. Roosevelt Will Head a New Unnamed Party By Associated Press. St. Paul, June 11. Introducing Gifford Pinchot, President Hal- hert, of the Roosevelt Club, awakened the enthusiasm of five hundred banqueters tonight when he referred to an unnamed new party. "That party may be unnamed, but its leaders are Theodore Roosevelt and our honored guests, Pinchot and James H. Garfield," Garfield talked on "The Ultimate Results of Conservation." WIN THE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP EATON MANSFIELD AND H. E. CARTER DEFEAT PHELPS AND LOGAN, THE TITLE HOLDERS, IN GULF STATES TOURNA MENT. By Associated Press. New Orleans,. June 11. Eaton Mans field and H-- E. Carter, of Atlanta, won the doubles championship, and H. C Maoquiston, of -New Orleans, the sin gles championship in the gulf states tennis tournament' today. Mansfield and Carter defeated Phelps and Logan, the title holders, four six, six three, six three, and nine seven. Macquis ton defeated Champion Phelps seven five, nine eleven, six two, six three. RECTOR IS ACQUITTED. Chicago, June 11. Rev. Robert Morris, Kemp, former rector of St. Chrysostoms Episcopal church of this city, was acquitted of a charge of immorality by a jury today. Wit nesses for the prosecution included members of the boys' choir of St. Chrysostoms. SENTENCE CONFIRMED. London, June 11. Official advices rom Cairo, Egypt, state that the court of cassation there today con firmed the sentence of death upon the student, Wardani, who shot and killed Boutros Bacha Ghali, the Egyp tian premier and minister of foreign affairs. T MRS. RUSSELL SAGE GIVES $15,000 FOR EDUCATIONAL WORK IN FIVE SOUTHERN STATES, IN CLUDING FLORIDA. By Associated- Press. New York, June 11. Mrs. Russell Sage today gave fifteen thousand dol lars to the National Audubon Societies for work in the south, to be used in educational work "in Georgia. Florida, Alabama, and North and South Caro lina for the protection of wild birds. She also gave five hundred to start a special "robin protection fund." Secretary Pearson says the fondness of some southerners for robin pie .is reducing robins alarmingly. gust 30, pending an appeal whWh counsel for the defendants will file. Bail was fixed at 125,000 each. James F. Bendarnagel, regarding whose guilt or innocence the jury disagreed, was paroled on his own recognizance. It is considered doubt ful if his case is further prosecut ed. - James F. Halligan. the checker, and Harry W. Walker, the assistant dock superintendent, who plea.led guilty during the recent trial, were sentenc ed to three months each on Blaci well's island. Jean Koelker, who is confined to his bed and is in a dying condition, had his sentence suspended. WUDPO Two Mortally a Family Roty l BOYS COMPLETE 2.000 MILE TRIP LOUIS AND TEMPLE ABERNATHY RIDE HORSEBACK THIS DIS TANCE TO GREET THEODORE ROOSEVELT IN NEW YORK. By Associated Press. New York, June 11. Between cheer ing files, Louis and Temple Abernathy, aged six and nine, rode up Broadway tonight on the last stage of a two thousand mile horseback journey from Oklahoma. ' It took six mounted policemen to clear the way. The boys came to welcome Roosevelt. CANNOT SOLVE THE MYSTERY POLICE MAKE LITTLE PROGRESS IN CASE OF MRS. PORTER ' CHARLTON, EXCEPT THAT SHE WAS PLACED IN TRUNK ALIVE.- By Associated Press. Como, Italy, June 11. The police have made little progress in solving tp.e mystery of tRe murder of Mrs. Porter Charlton, of New York, whose body was found in a trunk at the bot tom of Lake Como. N It wa established that the woman was placed in the trunk alive. Nothing has been learned of the whereabouts of Chariton. The Vessel on 1 AMBultG-AMERlCAlTSrsir" " ' ' ' ' " ' ' - VenCaugusiO - , , Judge Jones of Montgomery, Sentences C. El Baker of Hurtsboro,'Ala. ALLEGED THAT BAKER AT- TEMPTED TO INFLUENCE W. H. COPE, MEMBER OF GRAND JURY INVESTIGATING CITY JEWELRY CO. . BANKRUPTCY CASE, AGAINST BRINGING AN INDICTMENT AGAINST- REUBEN e . - - T. SHREVE, SAID TO BE OWNER OF THE COMPANY. " By Associated Press. Montgomery, June 11. Judge Jonesr of the federal court, sentenc ed C. E. Baker, of Hurtsboro, Ala., to one year and one day th the Atlan ta penitentiary on -the charge of con tempt of court. It Is alleged that Baker attempted to Influence W. H. Cope, a member of the grand jury in vestiagting the.City Jewelry Company bankruptcy case, against bringing an indictment against Reuben T. Shreve, one of the seven brothers who, it is said, is owner of the company. Cope testified that Baker paid his hotel bills and some meals and sug gested a reward if fie would vote agafnst indicting Reuben Shreve. Cope testified that Baker said he worked for Shreve and would lose his job if Shreve was Indicted. Cope was sentenced to thirty days In jail several days agOrhut will take an appeal. SOUTHERN RAILWAY TELE GRAPHERS VWIN MANY OF THEIR CONTENTIONS' BYDE CI 8ION OF" TfrE 'ARBITRATORS. By Associated Press. Washington, June 11. Increases In wages amounting to more than eighty thousand dollars a year, and a decrease in working -hours were granted to the Southern Railway tele igraphers by arbitrators under the Erdman act. The "increases average eight per cent. Telegraphers are excused on Sun days and legal holidays as far as practicable, but if they work as much as one-half regular time on such daylj they will be granted fifteen days ab sence with pay and transportation4 annually. . NEED STERNER MEASURES. Rivas, Nic, June 11. The revolu tionary rnaruaders who attacked the town pf Nandaine yesterday were led by Jersam Saenz and Laureano Hur lado. - Some of the participants in yesterday's raid are said to have been captured and subsequently released no less than three times, and Madriz's friends are advising sterner measures to repress rebellion. CAROLINA HIT BARGE. New York, June 11. The steamer Carolina, carrying one hundred and twenty-seven passengers from San BETTER PAY AND SHORTER HOURS Which Theodore Roosevelt is Homeward Bound The Bond Ballot as The Journal Would Vote It ? Following is the ballot to be used in the bond election Tuesday, and it is marked as The Journal would vote it. OFFICIAL, BALLOT. SPECIAL BOND KLKCTIOX, CITY OF PENSACOLA.' Eleon Precinct No The voter makes a cross mark (X) before the words ,"For Bonds" or "Ajrainst Bonds,' accordingly as he approves or disapproves, of the Issuance of bonds for each of the respective purposea amj amounts. X .For Bonds. Against Bonds. X. . . .For Bonds. Against Bonds For Bonds. X. . ".Against Bonds. The Journal would vote for the paving bonds be cause they will make possible about 10 miles of paving, and we need at least that much more paving now. As suming that the bonds will cost 5 per cent interest, and Yz of one per 'cent for a sinking fund for the first five years, the. total cosFper year for this additional ten miles of paved streets will not exceed $8,250 per year. We are now spending more than that on temporary repairs sim ply to make these streets passable. We can, therefore, have the paved streets, pay the interest and sinking fund on the bonds, and save money by donv it. The Journal would vote for the sewerage bonds be cause the public health your own and your family's health demand protection and the only way you can get this protection is by more adequate sewerage facili ties. The interest and sinking fund necessary for these sewerage bonds will cost not to exceed $5,500 per year. This is less, than one dollar for each family in the city. Is your family's health worth $1.00 per year? The Journal would vote against the city market bonds, firstbecause it does not believe a city market is a necessity at this time; second because, if it were, $50,000 is probably not enough money to provide one; and, third because we do not know whether, under the , constitution and laws of. Florida, it is possible to prop erly operate a public market. - Let iis-have the sewerage and paving bonds, and let eery taie payer whols interested in themn get out .and work for their success. ' - .' ' -' v . ....... v Government Files Bill in Equity Against Stock Yard Companies By Associated Press. Washington, June 11. On recom mendation of Attorney General Wick ersham, William S. Kenyon, assistant to the attorney general, filed today in the United States circuit court at Chicago a bill in equity against cer tain of the Chicago stock yard (com panies for alleged rebating on freight charges. ' v , , The bill Is directed, against the Union Stock Yards and" Transit Com pany, the Chicago Junction. Railways, the Union Stock Yards Company and Louis Pfaelzer & Sons. Juan, Porto Rico, in fog today cql lided with and sunk a Standard Oil barge just outside the bay. The Carolina put back to her pier. She is owned by the New York and Porto Rico Steamship Company. For the purpose of grading, paving, curb- , ins and otherwise improving the Btreets and public ways of said city, the sum of One Hundred and Fifty Thousand ($150, 000.00) Dollars. For the purpose of extending and im proving the city's system of sewerage and drainage the sum of One Hundred Thousand ($100,000.00) Dollars. For the purpose of providing and erect ing a public market In said city, the rum of Fifty lars. Thousand ($50,000.00) Dol- It is' alleged that the tracks of the Chicago Junction Railways are con trolled by corporations subsidiary to the Union Stock Yards Company and are owned by- the latter company; that the Junction Company handles all stock for the Union Stock Yards Company; that all trunk lines en tering Chicago deliver their consign ments to the Junction Company and pay it specific sums per car - for handling, yet no tariffs are filed by the Junction Company, nor do such tariffs appear in the trunk line tariffs. GIRLS ENDS JN DEATH THREE LINE ADVERTISEMENTS IN NEW YORK PAPERS' AN NOUNCE, PASSING AWAY- OF MARGARET LEVITT, HEIRESS. By Associated Press. New York, June 11. Three lines in the advertising columns of morn ing papers today carried the news of tne aearn tnat enaea tne romancej of Margaret Levitt,. . heiress, who eloped last January and married her father's chauffeur,' ' Joe ' Smellen, known as "Candy Kid,"- and formerly Jim Corbett's chauffeur. She died in a hospital yesterday. She is said to be worth a million in her own name. She lived with Smel len three months. The family refus ed to discuss the death. ROiNC F. G. Byrd of Atlanta is the Ne w Southern Golf Champion By Associated Press. Atlanta, June 11. F. G. Byrd, of Atlanta,' is the southern golf cham--pion, winning from R. G. Bush, of New Orleans, eight up, with" six' to play, in the finals. Byrd turned In card of seventy-nine for the' first eighteen holes and was never ia -danger. Dixie Cup Dowdell Brown, of At lanta, defeated R. H. Baugh, of Bir mingham, four up, wita three to Slay. Will Mathis4 Negro, Tried to Assault Miss Snowden at Her Home. SHE WA8 ASLEEP IN HER ROOM AT THE TIME, AND HER SCREAMS BROUGHT RELATIVES NEGRO FOLLOWED BY POSSE AND IS SUPPOSED TO HAVE MET DEATH IN THE SWAMPS NEAR BEULAH." An attempted criminal assault upon a white girl by a negro occurred In the Beulah neighborhood yesterday morning, with the usual termination. Miss Snowden, the fourteen-year-old daughter of J. Snowden, was th in tended victim, and Will Mathis, par doned convict, is the man wbsse body is supposed to he lying somewhere In the swamps near Beulah, where he was traced by a posse of irate citizens. The supposition is that hla body was riddled with bullets. About all that could be learned from those who had been' to the scene was that they nn aersiooa me negro was dead, and there was no further use of continuing the hunt. ' According to what could be learned .mibs ouowaeu, wno occumes a room at the home of her father, was awakened aDout 6 oclock yesterday morolns:. when the negro grasped her about the throat. In the darkness he failed to get a firm hold upon her and she screamed. This brought her brother, occupying an adjoining room, to her" aid, and the negro fled through an open window, which he had entered. A POSSE FORMED. Then a posse was formed. It re quired only a few minutes to arouse the neighborhood and the search be gan. A visit was made to the negro quarters, and there negroes told the posse that Will Mathis had run Into his quarters a few minutes after 3 o'clock in his bare feet, and had im mediately left, going in the direction of the swamp. The crowd, all armed and determined, followed, and at day light they went into the swamp, fol lowing the trail of the hobto nnHt about 7:30 o'clock, when. It is report ed, they overtook him and riddled his body with bullets. In the meantime : the sheriff had Deen .noUfled by G E. . Snowden, a brother of the girl; who came to theJ city In a huggy. Mr. Snowden, not knowing how the chase had terminated, secured an automobile, and accom panied by the sheriff, Deputy Brewton and Jos. Brown, made the trip, about fourteen or fifteen miles. 1 The hounds were immediately placed upon the trail, and followed it closely. Finally they stopped barking and then re turned to the sheriff with blood upon them. The sheriff and his party immediate ly returned to the ci'y. When ques tioned by a Journal representative upon his return, the sheriff was reti cent. He was then preparing to leave for Georgia, and about the only thing he said was that "he guessed it was the easiest way out of the trouble." TARIFTTALKED IN THESENATE PRACTICALLY THE ENTIRE DAY DEVOTED TO DISCUSSION WHICH . BECAME ACRIMONIOUS AT TIMES. By Associated Press. Washington, June 11. Practically the entire day in the senate was de voted to a general discussion of the tariff in connection with a provision in the sundry civil bill appropriating a quarter of a million for collecting informatipn bearing on the present tariff law. Senators Clay, Aldrich, Bailey, Hale, Bevrridge, Smoot, Cum mins, Heyburn and Dolliver were among the speakers and the discus sion was acrimonious at times. The provision was undisposed of. A final conference report on the legislative, judicial and executive ap propriation bill was accepted. The house was entirely occupied with pri vate ibills. East Lake Cup H. F. Smith, of Nashville, defeated T. J. Watson, of Birmingham, one up. Ponce de Leon Cup E. H. Barnett, of Atlanta, defeated J. D. Kirkpatriclc, of Birmingham, two up. Kirkwood Cup H. C. Moore, of At lanta, defeated N. R. Broyles, of At lanta, five up, with four to play. Fulton Cup A. A. Doonan, of At lanta, defeated C. B. Wbitwortb, of Nashville, five up, with four to play.