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20 PAGES TO-DAY. 1 FAIR SUNDAY AND MONDAY, EX CEPT RAIN MONDAY IN f THE NORTHWEST PORTION; MOD ERATE SOUTH WINDS. Pensacola Harbor Is the Deepest and Best Port South of Newport News. VOL. XIV. NO. -49. PENSACOLA. FLORIDA. SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 26," 1911. PRICE, 5 CENTS. CIVIL BILL MARDI GRAS ON BIGGER SCALE THAN EVER BEFORE EXTRA SESSION THE HOUSE .6 i New Record Made by Great President Consults With the Democratic Leaders of , Next House. . WHERE TP GO AND WHAT TO DO DURING MARDI GRAS Everything Is In Readiness To Welcome King Priscus ; At Noon Monday. Body in Makir Ap v propriationS. i 1 NAMES DATE OF SUNDRY t 1 6 ; 4 4 t : f. 1 ,4 IF THE SENATE FAILS TO PAS8 THE' ; CANADIAN RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT TAFT WILt. CALL CONGRE8S TO CONVENE IN EX ; TRA SE88ION ON APRIL 4-PRE- FERRED AN EARLIER Dm i E, BUT CLARK ASKED FOR TIME. By Associated Pees ' Washington, Feb. 25.-Buch is the probability that an extra session of congress will be necessary to ret ac tion f on . the Canadian reciprocity measure that President Taft fixed April 4, next, as the date such session may be called. The date was selected af ter a consultation with Representative Clark, the next speaker, and Represen tative Underwood, , the next chairman of the committee on ways and means,, which will, nave - charge of the reci procity bill In the house. . Taft intended to call the extra ses sion ' earlier, but Clark : and Under wood told him they would lie to have a month after adjournment to map out Democratic plans for the next session. : . The situation on , reciprocity today in the senate was unchanged, and the leaders see, no hope of bringing the McCall bill to a vote . at this session. A telegram from Aldrich, nj Jekyl Island, Ga., asking that a pair be ar ranged for him In favor of the McCall bill If a vote came, created surprise, as many standpatters believed Aldrlch was opposed to the measure. - - GEliEsrao BROKE INTO JAIL WHILE SHER IFF, WAS 'ABSENT AND TOOK OLT NEGROES CHARGED WITH .KILLING "CONDUCTOR. T' ; By Associated Press. ' Augusta, Ga., Feb 25. Robert Jones and Jbhn Veasey, the negroes charged with murder, ' were taken from the Warrenton Jail at midnight yesterday by a mob and lynched to a tree In the -a outskirts of the town and their bodies VVlddled with bullets. . Jones was one " of the negroes who attacked Conductor Thompson, of the ' - Georgia train at Camack yesterday. -'r The mob broke Into the Jail while the sheriff was searching for the other assailant of Thompson. . IB AIRMAN MAKES RECORD LINCOLN BEACHY AROSE THIRTY ONE TIMES IN A WEEK AND 8PENT EIGHTEEN HOURS IN THE AIR. ' By Associated Press. - Tampa, Feb. 2b. J-.ii-t.om Beachy, a . new addition to professional airmen ht America, broke all records In daily flights, point of times in the air, and number, of - rises scored In seven days. Completing his nights of the week this -afternoon he spent eighteen hours in -".he dr. . He arose thirty-one times, alighting safely eacn time. . Tonight he made demonstration V flights, being guided by searchlight, and dropping non-explosive bombs On Imaginary warships. He made seven scores In ten attempts. THE JOURNAL In haart of business district (St the new press.) THE CITY Take RJst Hill, then .North Hill, then Belt Line car, or see the city by automobile. -1 - ' - : ' BIRD8EYE VI EWFrtopdl American National Bank building; Blount -building, or Sfc bcrloa Hotel. - THE WATERFRONT See the great L. If -wharves, where cargoes are being loaded Mr aU parts of the worU; said the fish wharves where the greatest r4 snapper eaxenes in the world are discharged. SAN CARLOS HOTEL-"-TsBaceta,s now half million dollar hostelry. It's beauty. '"'? : , --A'-y ' ' - , .; THE U. 8. NAVY VARD-tafca Ttay Shore oar lino. The trip is a fine one and therttavy Tart will tnteeat yon. THE FORTS Take Bay Shore oar Hne, after visiting Navy Tard, and see old Fort San Carlo and. Fort Barranoaa. Tlieo. take boat either . from Barranca 'or from dty nd Fort Pickens and McRee guarding entrance to the harbor. A mile down from Fort Barrancas is the House. It is wortb the trip. SANTA ROS (LAND The pavOioa and th Ufa Saving Station will . Interest yo&Sd a dip to Vbm sort will do you good. Take boat every , hour -from cfcr .wharf. ' I . - . - THE Y. M. C A. Corner foJsJoK and . Belmont ' streets. "Visitors are always welcome. ? '" -: THgn.4JpH-AZAA.ln center -of own-town poainess section. This old Spanish square has witnessed the change of five flags,,. Pensacola ; having been under the sovereignty of five nations at as .many dif ferent times. - ' THE THEATRES-7-There are several and all have good, clean attrac Hons. ' . . THE BAYOUS Beautiful Bayou Texar with East Pensacola Heights " on one side and Lakeview on the other is worth your time. Take ' East Hill car and, ask conductor for proper transfers.. Take Bay. Shore. Line to see JBayou Chico and Bayou Grande. AN AUTOMOBILE- TRl? Tou can see aU parts of the city to best ad vantage. Te National Cemetery Drive is a beautiful one, and the trip around Bayou Ttcsar 1 charming. . XT . . I'JOLIMI HEIO UP J1N0 wm POSTMISTRESS OF FULLER, KA8, ENCOUNTERS TWO HICH WAY MEN, WHO" RELIEVE HER Qff Ho.ooa NEGRO AS8AULTS WHITE WOMAN, INJURES CHILD f - - ir Assoclsted Press. ' Spartanburg, Feb. 25. While alone at her homo this afternoon, a wealthy woman was assaulted by Gary Gist, a negro.; Her year-old i child was badly cut in the face by the assailant, and her three -mohUiinnt injured when it cried.-1 ..J. . The nagrbVSa arretsed and Jail-, ed. Btemvit at first was high, , but hi a mewwe has subsided. ' : , - j ' PittsburZV a,b.-t Gus Joseph, postmistress at Fuller, a foa.l eimn near here, was" held up by two highwaymen last night and robbed of 110,000, wtucn sne naa jusx re ceived by express from Kansas .City. . The monev was to have been used to pay off employes of the Sheridan Oil Company today, f I- ' MRS. SARAH KELLUM MILLER IN CUSTODY IN WORCESTER, MAS SACHUSETTS, ON THE CHARGE OF LARCENY. . Special to The Journal. Worcester, Mass, "Feb- 25. Mrs. Sarah Kellum Miller, 27 years of age, of Pensacola, a nurse, was arrested y Policemen Delaney and Procter today, charred with trvlnsr to obtain a wom an's suit valued at 150 at . a Boston store and charge it to another. She Is booked for larceny The police charge she has been working stores of Wor cester and vicinity by ordering goods and charging them to well known peo t1. .;.' She told the police that she came from a good Florida family, is a nurse and has been trying to get a Hospital position. During the last few: weexs she has been living at 87 Pleasant street, Worcester. She Is very prepos sessing. - Bill is Introduced Providing Sunday Baseball in Alabama . By Associated Press. Montgomery, Ala, Feb. 25. A bill permitting Sunday baseball In Alabama has teen Introduced In the house of representatives by Representative Bart Chamberlain of Mobile. - T have offered the bill,- said Mr. Chahmberlaln, "because my people want it. The objections to Sunday baseball are good enough in theory, but like all other theories, they fail in practice. "Owing to the law against Sunday baseball, the young men have not the opportunity of going out Into the open air to witness such game and as a re sult, in all cities, they go to far worse places than baseball parks." ill itiuii iiinu l ujii HALE MAKE8 SEVERE ARRAIGN MENT; IN THE ' SENATE, BUT 8EVERAL APPEAR TO DEFEND THE SERVICE. By Associated Press. Washington, Fev. 25. Senator Hale today severely arraigned the weather bureau for its inefficiency, which was offered while the agricultural appro priation bill, carrying $17,000,000, was before the senate. He declared the prognostications of the bureau during the present winter have been guesses. Warren replied that nine out of ten predictions of the bureau have beon correct. Young said the farmers of th Mississippi valley are In the habit of relying on them. The bill was not die posed of at adjournment. ALL ARRESTED CARRIES A TOTAL OF $140,000,000 AND WA8 PASSED PRACTICAL LY WITHOUT COMMENT THE HOUSE ALMOST UNANIMOUS LY AGREES TO FORTFY PANA MA CANAL AND APPROPRIATES 1300,000 TO START THE WORK. ' By Assoelated PrV Washington, Feb. 25. Iiibassing the sundry civil bill, carrying approxi mately $140,000,000, tonight! the house made a new record. Nevej before in the memory of capltol attajhes has a imlbu- hill hn nut thourh. in turn days under the general rule, without a "gag" of any sort. The fajt is taken as evidence that the hous Is doing everything possible tf avoid an extra session and is anxious to gjt the ap propriation bills to' the senatr In ample time for consideration there. vOnlv tho deficiency bill remains to be Wssed by the house.' - 1 r s- another new record,' the hoof passed the. $67,000j000 total by ; wnlmous consent. Of this it was agksd that more than $21,000,000 be adoed and not read by the clerk.. The tariama appropriations, nearly $46,000,0, pass- ea with no discussion anai nques tloned. : nal was considered as a sepafai pro vision. Tonight the house yoteebver whelmingly for the policy of ftlfy- lng the canal, and appropnatea zoo,. ooo for toe commencement, ox tne work. The total oost is estimated 'atl2,- .. .' 000,000. . The .vote was .taken, o'clock. - The action nraoticalty ties the question . of - f ortlflcaO sentiment in the senate is said more than one to. two in favor o tectlng the waterway. To upw act ' ma1a a fnMaftil -a t I, A k TV AAKsJ tiMU Or VQ Ul - - - against the policy of fbrtlftcatior and I ni i mi mu nn HmnnamfinL lull mi uuei b used, for the. purp oae Until thefres- . . Jim, .... . - ' . -- - 1 ident :na auenptea jv-vf tt-eatles with maritime natlotta l - ' teeing, neutrality and int Xkeet IKi fttaapMMaiail 1111111 a- fu.L' utd " the motion el ttrt -so strike out all provision for ttrtifcation was defeated. In the vote (tze'lepub Ucans generally suppoTteoThe fortifi cation' plan. A numner oiuemocracs favored fortification after tMe canal is completed, but though, the work had progressed far enougiow to be gin. Tawney said if the want the nations of the world to pstroy the canal the best way to brg It about Is to fortify it and by doizthat make the canal a legitimate objt of prey. He said It would be bettrto rely on said he was willing to kst to the fidelity of the nations, Du?enevea in putting guns there to s that they Kept iann. OFFICIAL PROGRAM FOR PENSACOLA'S MARDI GRAS " " " ' MONDAY. KING PRISCT7S WILI, ARRIVE AT HIGH NOON ON THE ROT JJt36FEN' AND HIS APPROACH TO THE CITY WILL BE THE SIGNAL FOR BLOWING OF WHISTLES BT ALL BOATS IN THE HARBOR AND FIRING OF A SALUTE BT THE CRUISER XI-ftX-t-i, . azlr cp?n awlvI tt Prto wm form at Palafox wharf in the following order: , JJi2ON OF MOUNTKD POLICE, WITH SHERIFF AND HIS BAND. GRAND MARSHAL AND AIDES. BAND. TROOPS FROM FORT BARRANCAS. UNITED STATES MARINES. CITT OFFICIALS. KING PRISCUS, HIS PAGES AND KNIGHTS. BAND. FIRE DEPARTMENT. VOLUNTiaSR VETERAN FIREMEN. Parade VrtU proceed north on Palafox to Zarragossa, thence east on ZUTagoasa to Jefferson, thence north on Jefferson to the city halL where Mayor ReHly will turn the keys of the city over to King Prlscus, and there the king win be greeted by the queen. Parade win then move north on Jeff erson to Government, thence west on Government to Pala-,5f- north 011 Palafox to Wright, thence south on the west side or Falatox to the wharf, where King Prlscus will board his royal yacht TUESDAY. - Tuesday will be given over to masking and merry-making, in which everyone will participate and in which the use of coarse mf ett? in allowed. - 2 p. m. Automobile parade starts from Lee Square. The cars composing Class "B" will form on the north and west side of Lee Square. .; r, The cars composing Class '"A" will' form on the east side of Lee Square, tad the cars in Class "C" will form on West Jackson street The order of parade will be east on Gadsden street to Ninth avenue, south on Mnth avenue to Gregory street west on Gregory street to the west side of Palafox street south on Palafox street to Government street west on.Goverrunent street to DeVUliers. north on DeVllMers to Gregory street -east on Gregory street to Barcelona street north on Barcelona street to DeSoto street east on DeSoto street to Palafox street senrth on Palafox street to Zaragossa street east on Zarragossa street to the city hall, where the parade will break. ? P-marand 1 mystic pageant Starting from the carnival sheds the parade win proceed east on .Garden to the east elde of Palafox. thence north onthe east side of Palafox te Wright west on Wright to the west side of Palafo-r. thence along the west side of Palafox to Government east on Government to Jeffea-son. smth on Jefferson to Zarragossa. west on Zarragossa to Palafox. north on PaUf ox tc Gregory, west on Gregory to Barcelona, south on Barcelona to Chase, east on Chase to Spring SPuth on Spring to Garden, thence west on Garden to the carnrml sheds! whore the procession will disband. The fcteg will then proceed swifiy to thu ff hw8tt Whre h0 wU1 reTeal kls "entity to his loyal subjects. Who wlu .rather to witness this, one nt v.. i,.- . i . - . , - - vwoiug iwiuiTB 01 tiie caxni- val, which win go flown in hittory -Mbm - the greatest Mardl Gras, in the history of the Deep WateeiDity, f, , A J . ' -v-ow uuaevtMeijr acxer tne myBtie parade, whenthe-ldentlty of King Prlscus wilu become known. THE CRU1SEB DIXIE AND FOUR TORPEDO BOATS WILL ARRIVE IN PORT THIS AFTERNOON-. MANY VISITORS ALREADY IN THE CITY, WITH HUNDREDS TO ARRIVE TODAY THE CITY IN GALA ATTIRE. WANT VOTI ON LOIillRlASE ABOARD R FEDERAL OFFICERS TAKE EVERY : OFFICER OF THE9 HELLENIC LINER ATHINAI IN CUSTODY FOR SMUGGLING. Price of Strictly Fresh Fish Drops 50 Per Cent in Chicago Market I JChlcago. Feb. , 25. Wlth lent only --v-4pr days away, a cut of more than 50 ' per cent in me price ot Btrlctiy rrean fish was announced here today by one of the biggest houses In the business This house announced to retailers th.it the price of white fish, talibees (a pedes of white fish) and pickerel had been reduced from seven cents to three cents a pound. The mild winter and unprecedented catches In the big lakes of- Canada is said to be responsible for the drop. It Is stated that the reduction was Imme diately apparent in Increased sales to day. - ; By Associated Press. New York, Feb. 25. Federal officers swept aboard the trans-Atlantic liner Athinal of the Hellenic line when she made her pier this afternoon and ar rested every man in authority from the captain down. The general agent was also arrested. The government charges the company has been smug gling in aliens for more than a year, some disguised as crew members and others hidden about the ship until there was no danger of a search. Nikolas A. Galanos, the agent was released on $20,000 bond, Capt Gekas Klouras on $10,000 bond, as were the first officer, chief engineer and surgeon. Three other officers were held on $10 -000 bail each and eighteen members of the crew on $5,000 bond each. The trial was set for March 1. The pen alty for conspiracy is a $10,000 fine and two years imprisonment either or both. BAILEY THREATENS FILIBUS TER OF HI8 OWN UESS THE SENATE DECIDES Or; DAY TO VOTE ON MATTER. - ' By Associated P Washington, Feb. 25.- anxious r nonntnra Kunnortins. Imer for a vote on the ease that t afternoon Bailey threatened to meeay filibus ter against a vote by ana filibuster of his own against the Topriation bills. He wanted , an agnent or a day to -vote,1 saying thanless the senate should agree he lid insist upon a vote, even if evetppropria tlon bill should fall, .statement was made when Burrowsved to lay the resolution aside. Ttaflev was not Dleaset the snr arnat.nn. TT said he wat SO. sure but that an extraordlnasessioh of congress would be a pu calamity. evidently referring to uvovemoer elections and tne pros, or tariff legislation. ONLY ONE AMERICAN IN PRISOf MEXICO BALLOON SIGHTED. Arkansas City, Kas Feb. 25. Th balloon Miss Sofia, carrying W. F. Assman and J. M. O'Reilley of St Louis, passed over this city going northwest at 10:30 today. The bal loonlsts started from San Antonio, Texas, at 6:47 last night in an attempt to capture the Lahm cup. By Associated F "CCaah.Ti sr. rn Fpb. 2ne lfwif. American prisoner, EdwM. Blatt, is in the cuartel at Jua according to a report to the state ctment to day. . : . The Mexican governmias no in tention of making mt of the roving Americans - where crossed the line. - According to the Met embassy here, these men, when iured, wm be put in jail and will tied in the ordinary courts and in dme. i REVOLUTION IN FGUAY. Buenos Avres. Feb. 2dvicea re ceived here today stattt another revolutionary movemen ParaguaJ begun in MOBILE COMMISSIONER IS DISMISSED BY WIRE By Associated Press. Washington, Feb. 26. Frank S. Hotchln, shipping commissioner of .the department of commerce and labor at Mobile, was today dis missed from the service by wire, on the order of Secretary Nagal, who made a special lnvestiagtion Into the charges of derelectlon of duty. SUSPENDS THE RATE ADVANCES BRIAi WILL QUIT SERVIC E THE FRENCH PREMIER AND HIS CABINET WILL RESIGN ON MON DAY, AS BRIAND IS SICK O? IT ALL. By Associated Press. Paris, -Feb. 25. Premier Briand and the members of his cabinet will resign Monday. This decision was reached this afternoon at a conference In the premier's office, when the nolitical situ ation was discussed. A bare majority 01 sixteen were present Briand declared he was sick of it alt ALLEGED MURDERER SHOOTS AND KILLS HI8 WIFE By Associated Pree. Somerset Kv- Feb. 25. Geo. er, acquitted on the charsre of mur der in connection with the killing- of Green Lewis several years ago, was again brought to Somerset by officers today, havincr shot and killed hta wf at their home In this county last night opencer says the shooting was accidental. Mrs. Scencer. before her mflrrlnnvv was a Miss Bruce, of the well-known family of that name. IMPORTANT ORDERS ARE ISSU ED BY THE INTERSTATE COM MERCE COMMISSION IN . NUM BER RATE CASES. By Associated Press. Washington. Feb. 25. Important or ders were issued by the interstate commerce commission today suspend ing advances in rates which had been filed with the commission. The principal one was that suspend ing the increases on lake coal rates from West Virginia and Kentucky points to points on the Great Lakps from March 15 to September 15, 1911. The roads affected by the order are the Baltimore & Ohio, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Norfolk &. WMtm . Hocking Valley, the Kanawha & Michigan, and some of the allied Utiph of these roads. The commission ha lnattf.-.-i -. Investigation of the proposed ad vances on lake coal rates, but has found It Impossible ' to concJiirin its inquiry by March 15, to which date tne rates originally were suspended. With everything in readiness, with immense crowds of visitors . already here, and with the city in gala, attire. Mardl Gras of 1911 promises to be tho most successful and celebrated upon a more extensive scale than ever before In the history of the city. Every ocm- mittee of the Carnival Association has completed Its work, and now All urn awaiting for high noon of Monday when King Priscus will make his twelfth triumphant entry into the city and be greeted by all of his loyal sub-. Jects. 4 The decorations, both of bunting atoX flags and of electric lights, are upon a far more extensive scale than ever be fore ki-own, and when the thousands of coiorea electric lights with which many buildings are decorated, were turned on last night they, presented a beautiful scene. The decorating this year has caused much comment, efid there la hardly a place of business of any Im portance in the city bat that carries the colors. WAR VESSEL8 COMING. The navy will be better represented this year than In many years. In ad dition to the fine torpedo boat destroy-, ers Paulding, Terrier, Roe and Dray-, ton, which will crrive this afternoon, the cruiser Dixie has hen on..- here, and will arrive late In the after noon. Admiral Young of the naw vard a night received a wireless messago stating that the cruise Dixie had lett Key West at 5 o'clock for Pensacola; and would reach here at about 6 rfHrw-v this evening. She will drop anchor In the stream and Monday night her guns will announce the arrival of King Prls- t cus. It has been arranfei to W four torpedo boat ' destroyers to moor alongside of B&vlen ntrat "wharf taking berths on the east side. In or-, der that the thousands of visitors may have an opportunity of going aboard them. PARADE MONDAY NOON. The parade Monday noon will be a. magnificent pageant Mount, rvr.11.-e. tmftTlfl 4V-vm . Vi ..--. jt t . j a.vjr j a- ., marines ' and bluejackets, ft-omo. man .-. j turned knights and several brass band win oe m me line tnat will escort th king through the principal streets oj the city. The automobile parade of Tuesday afternoon Jfo promises to be s mag nificent affair, as about aU of the auto mobile owners of the city have deco- rated their cars and will participate in this annua! feature. course the mystic pageant of Tuesday night will be the grandest cf any of the carnival events, and is looked forward to with much interest. It wUl be followed by the coronation at the opera house. f TRAVEL IS HEAVY. 2 Officials of the Louisville & Nash' ville report traffic as being exception- ally heavy this eeason. Every trairi to enter the city yesterday carried a number of extra coadh.a and there wns hardly standing rooi. with even theso extra accommodations. A large number of extra coache were sent out over the P. & A. and Southern Alabama divisions and today It is expected that thousands will come to the city. STEAMSHIP LAUNCHED. Philadelphia, Feb. 25.--The steam ship Suwanee, built for the Merchant and Miners Transportation Company was launched today. Miss Gladys Ho gan, of Baltimore, christened the vesJ seL The Suwanee will be put on the line between Baltimore. Savannah and jacKsonvme. The Norris Coffee Resolution Favorably Reported to House TO RECONSTRUCT HALL OF HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES Bv Associated Press. Washix-Ston. Fehu 25. The hrnisn to day appropriated $350,000 for the work of reconstructing the hall of tha hmiw which will reduce its size to practically tnat of the senate. ' SAW DOROTHY ARNOLD. Danville. Va. Feb. 25. Dnmthv Arn old, the missing: New Tork heiress whose whereabouts have been rennrto1 from many parts of the United States and Europe, spent nearly a week in tnis city and left Sunday last accord ing to he police. By Associated Press. Washington, Feb. 26. The house committee on judiciary today ordered favorably reported the Norris resolu tion instructing the attornev send to the house any Information he has regarding the alleged monopoly if the coffee trade. The committee amended the bill by omitting reference to Brazil. The resolution called for information' in the attorney general's possession 1 to what investigation had been made concerning acta of Brazil and Ameri-i can citizens or corporations In the matter of creating a monopoly la cov fee and thus violating the laws against conspiracy, trusts and restraint trade. The committee felt that it WOUlff be better not to mention Brazil speclfU caiiy. 4 Texas Legislature Endorses Judson I Harmon as Democratic Leader By Associated Press. Austin, Texas. Feb. 25. pi.i from its former refusal to endnrw him the house of representatives today adopted a resolution in which Gov. Judson Harmon of Ohio is reforr. in presidential campaign. The resolutions already adopted by the senate invites Gov. Harmon to address the Texas legislature. A few days ago the house refused to concur because of the as the Democratic leader in the next Harmon's leadership.