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GENERALLY FAIR THURSDAY v AND FRIDAY MODERATE WEST WINDS. 10 PAGES TO-DAY. Pensacola Harbor Is the Deepest and Best Port South of Newport News. VOL. XIV. NO. 76. PENSACOLA. FLORIDA. THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 30, 1911. PRICE, 5 CENTS. STATE CAPITOL urn YORK S DESTROYED Priceless and - Irreplacable Documents of State Go Up in Smoke. DAMAGE IS ESTIMATED . AT ABOUT FIVE MILLION DOLLARS, EUT MANY PAPERS AND VOL UMES WERE BURNED WHICH CANNOT BE DUPLICATED WORK OF REPAIR IS ALREADY COMMENCED. By Associated Press. - Albany. N. Y.. March 29. Flre swept, smoke-stained and water drenched. New York state's magnifi cent 127,000,000 capitol stands tonight a partial wreck by flames that started In the assembly library, burned away the entire west wing and done damage estimated at J 5,000,000 before the fire was under control, after raging more " than six hours. " , -i j& The fire Is still smouldering tonight " in the state library reading room, and : water is pouring in from seven lines of hose. The work of repair has already begun, while a hundred na tional guardsmen stand guard over; the Q deserted - corridors tonight and fifty policemen patrol the streets outside to protect the dismantled end of tno building. Next to the financial loss the chief effect will be the inevitable delay in the machinery of the state government. A week or more may Intervene before the v legislative business can proceed and In regular channels. .There) is talk tonight of a recess, and only tho constitutional requirement of taking a daily ballot until a United States sen ator is chosen keeps the legislators here. ...... ' - Today both houses' met in the cit? hall, and the burned out department forces found temporary quarters. " ORIGIN OF FIRE. " It is believed the fire was started by a fitsed electric -push button beebmint electrified."' It was discovered V "by a 1 fiiehwstchmah'--nd';tb9, &jarm was "s&anded at 2? 45 o'clock. Before the firemen reached the massive structure, priceless document,, books and records , stored ' hi the assembly library had Abeen destroyed and other departments Vvere threatened. The Imitation oak gelling of the assembly chamber, co:u Fosed of papier mache, was partially destroyed, as was also the famous .mil Hon dollar staircase in the west wing. On the third floor, where the 'flames gained their ' start, the departments wholly or partially destroyed by firo or seriously damaged by water .were: The state library, containing 400.000 volumes, among them the most valu able geneaologlcal works in the Unit ed States, together with relics, price less documents, some of them datlc; back to 1776 and irreplaceable, t The assembly and senate libraries, stored with thousands of volumes of law and code books, also a number of documents and manuscripts that can never be replaced. . , The finance committee room, in which were stored drafts of all the ap propriation and other bills of the pres ent session. : The chamber of the president pro tern of the senate. The lieutenant governor's room, bad ldamaged but not wrceked. "the senate and assembly chamhers are soaked with water that has ruined their rich furnishings and the papier mache celling of the latter Is hanging In straggling shreds of half dissolved piper. This' celling, with Its handsome adornment, is said to have cost a great sum and, was one of the show ' sights of the capitoL " " On the fourth floor in the west wing the wrecked offices are: Court of claims, in which many im portant legal documents were on file. The bill draughting department The bureau of weights and measures. The state regent's rooms. , The state prison commission. The 6tate educational department, containing many valuable books of scientific and historical interest. . On the second floor the damaged rooms are: The attorney general's office. The state excise department. , On the first floor the damaged de- (Contlnued on Page Ten) Newspaper Publisher Says That it Cost $100,000 to Elect juorimer - - By" Associated Press. Springfield, 111, March 29. N. H. -"jsOhlsaat, publisher of the Chicago Record -Herald, told the senate inves tlgatlng committee today that he knew $100,000 bad been used to procure the election of William Lorlmer to the United States senate. He then refused to give the committee the source of his information, notwithstanding that the committee has the power to im prison him because of bis refusal, 'Would you denounce any citizen who takes the stand you have taken here? asked Senator Burton. 1.1ADER0 ilY CROSS ffiflCAfi BORDER TODAY It All Depends, However, on the1 Contents of Wire To Be Received. IF IT DOES NOT STATE TO THE , CONTRARY ONE OR MORE MEM BERS OF THE MADERO FAMILY WILL JOIN SENOR DE LA BARRA AND PROCEED TO MONTEREY FOR THE PEACE NEGOTIA TIONS. ,f By Associated Pre. San Anionic, March 29.On the tele gram from undiscovered sources to night depends whether some member of the Madero family will cross ths Mexican border tomorrow to partici pate in the peace negotiations. Fran cisco Madero, father of the revolu tionary leader, has committed himselr to that extent but declined to go into details. ,, ,m . ".." iSenor de la Barra, the new foreign minister and erstwhile minister to the United States, is scheduled to p&ss through here tomorrow morning and it is said that if the telegram ex pected by Francisco does not say to the contrary, one or more members of the Madero family will join the trail here and proceed to Monterey and probably thence to the city of Chi huahua. -Francisco and his son, Gustavo Ma dero, gave ut a statement today in sisting on the point that the insur rectos will not lay down arms pendii.g the peace negotiations. Privately it H well understood the rebels will, dis perse, so it may be not designated as an armed force with which Diaz has said he will not deal. The dispersal will " not affect the military strength, as every man is mounted and mobil ization is simplicity itself. They ire suspicious of the government because of past experiences," but there is no doubt the present administration Is sincerely desirous of meeting "them half way U eqd the war. .. v . - Ttisi-si HI II mtt IHtf. i PRESIDENT OF INSURRECTOS -HAS NOT. BEEN CONSULTED v - - By Associated Press. El Paso, March . 29. Francisco L Madero, president of the insurrectos, has not been consulted relative to the peace terms and no settlement of the war tan be accetped without his final word, which alone will be regarded as binding. Madero Is now disregarding the recent political changes in Mexico and ararnging his men about Chi huahua, the metropolis of northern Mexico, with a view of possibly be seiging the city. The insurrecto leader today gave out the inforamtion, with a stipulation that it is not intended to minimize the importance of the asser tions made by Francisco Madero, Sr, at San Antonio, that tentative peace plans are under consideration and may result in peace within a month. ROBBERS GET FINE JEWELS LOOT RESIDENCE OF A NEW YORKER AND SECURE JEW ELRY VALUED AT ABOUT FOUR THOUSAND. By Associated Press. New York, March 29. Jewels valu ed at (4,000 stolen from the home of "William Einstein, are in a fair way to day, to be recovered, according to the detective bureau. Valuables worth $25,000 were at first reported miss ing and considerable mystery was at tached to their disappearance and to the Identy of the family robbed. Later, when the story was made public, it was stated that some of the Jewelry already had been traced and that an arrest was expected. "Any man who will violate a confi dence Is not worth a snap. I would not let my court reporter violate a confidence. No newspaper man can violate a confidence. That is my code of morals," replied the publisher. The committee then went into an executive conference. Before he was excused, Mr. Kohlsaat was Informed by the committee that Its members Insist that he . must answer the questions regarding the money. BREAD FOR THE UNITED STATES SOLDIERS AT SAN ANTONIA, TEXAS, AND OCCUPATIONS OF THE MEN t 7r , -r . ' - . "I." v7 -iX X- .f.riz (i . II V' t K , ? u"-' If J' . i - V - , lv-s - J'-aJ J PlFFICULTieS San Antonio, Tex., March 29. If it be true that an aymy "fights on. its stomach" ' the infantrymen, artillery men and .cavalrymen of the United States 'army mobilized will be able,to put up t a fcood, argument in battle should such"" occasion arise." The amount of fodder devoured by the fighting, mn daily would make a good sized pyramid. Bread, cooked in the movable army ovens In huge loaves. weighing several pounds apiece, is a leading' article of the daily fare, and the troopers insist that it is as good as and sometimes even better than the kind that, mother used to make. "Writing letters home Is a favorite oc cupation during hours "off duty," and another vocation, not so popular, but more necessary, is the washing out of clothes in tubs provided tor' the pur pose , at the head of each company street. ' , PEARY IS COMMISSIONED REAR ADMIRAL OF NAVY By Associated Press. Washington' .March 29. Peary was today commissioned a civil engine 2r with the rank of rear admiral In ac cordance with the act of congress passed at the last session. His ap pointment dates from April 6 in 1903, the day he reached the north pole. FLORIDA FEE SYSTEM Example No. 4. Case State vs. "Will Parker, in Escambia county. , . . Charge Vagrancy. , Examination July 30, 1910. Tried Aug. 3, 1910. Plea Guilty. i . COSTS. ''"). JUSTICE COURT Taking affidavit ' Issuing warrant i Docketing case Issuing subpoena Serving two witnesses ............... Entering judgment '. '. Writing committment Recognizance of witnesses Filing papers CONSTABLE Arrest, of prisoner ". ...... Return, on warrant ' '.. ....... Copy two subpoenas Serving two - subpoenas Return on one subpoena Mileage,, arresting and committing prisoner to jail.... Committing to jail SHERIFF Recommitting prisoner Release of prisoner 1 , Board CLERK Docketing case Arraigning prisoner . Indexing case Information, writing oath (20c), administering oath (6c), affixing seal (10c,) filing (5c,).... Issuing capias . Issuing writ fiere facias Taxing costs Filing two papers ...f "... Entering sentence ..." COUNTY SOLICITOR Total cost CRISIS FAILED f - ' mi FIGHT THE EXPECTED DEVELOPMENTS FAILED TO i MATERIALIZE IN THE SENATORIAL SITUATION IN NEW YORK. By Associated Press. 'Albany, N. Y., March 29. The ex pected crisis In the United States sen atorial situation failed to develop to day, due In a measure to the fire that swept . the capitol, making its occu pancy by the legislature Impossible. The Democratic ' caucus, which it was hoped-would select a compromise can didate today, made no attempt to do so, adjourning until tomorrow. The Republicans planned to, hold a conference this afternoon to go over the situation, and so did the Demo cratic insurgents. .36 .40 .08 .20 .12 .20- .40 .50 .05 2.31 1.00 , .10 .30 .40 .05 7.40 .50 9.75 .25 .25 1.80 2.30 r .16 .10 .10 .41 .40 .7 .15 .10 .40 27 5X0 $2133 $175 ,000 IS SUBSCRIBED FOR BONDS OF RAILROAD WILL ATTEMPT TO STOP RACING IN PENSACOLA Commercial Association By a Close Vote, Passes Such a Resolution. INSTRUCTS BOARD OF DIREC TORS TO EXHAUST ALL LEGAL MEANS TO PREVENT RACING AND BOOKMAKING MANAGER STRODE SAYS HE IS VIOLAT ING NO LAW AND THE MEET ING WILL BE HELD. Tn a short, but lively, session of the Commercial Association held yester day evening at 6:16 o'clock, the asso ciation ' took a decided stand on Uw subject of racing in Pensrcola, and passed a resolution to the b.Tect tnai the board of directors exhaust all le gal means in preventing the holding of the meeting which is scheduled to start tomorrow afternoon, and in the event that it is found to be impossible to prevent the holding of the meeting to exhaust aU legal means or conmn ing the betting strictly to the law. The board of directors will hold 1 a meeting at 10 o'clock this morning for the purpose of instituting pro ceedings to that effect. The raclnar Question, was generally discussed at the meeting, quite a num ber of the members of the association cxoregalne their - views on the sub ject. Almost all of the members ex- Dressed themselves as . opposing tne races, but many of them thought that as lone as the racing people; had al ready pome to this city that It was too late to take action v on the mat ter, while still others held that this miPKtlnn was not in the ecope of the Commercial Association. The. final vote on the question stood' 15 in fa vor of instituting legal proceedings to prevent the races, and against the measure. Two attorneys addressed the meet- .thetat?rpretatlon of the.,. Jaw. in the matter seemed to be altogether eurierr ent. Those who spoke in favor of "the (Continued on Page dlx.) DR. filTlD IS INAUGURATED PROVISIONAL PRESIDENT OF HONDURAS IS INDUCTED INTO OFFICE IN ACCORDANCE WITH AGREEMENT. By Associated Press. Wnxhineton. March 29. Dr. Fran cisco Bertrand is now provisional pres ident of Honduras, in accoraance -dt-Jth the npa.ee agreement recently ne gotiated between- the government and revolutionary forces or tne repuD lic rVtromonies of inauguration yester day were conducted in the presence of the diplomatic corps and national nvilla the retlrin rresl- dent, delivered a cordial address and his successor responded in a similar vcit BlllSlEET THEY APPROVE OF HIS CUR RENCY BILL,' BUT MAKE SUG GESTIONS AS TO FEW MINOR CHANGES. By Associated Press. "Washington, March 29. After a conference of two days with the cur rency commission of the American Bankers Association, the monetary commission adjourned today to meet at the call of Chairman Aldrlcn. The conference has been devoted to a general analysis of the Aldrich cur rency bill and In the main the pro vision plan outlined by Aldrich has been found acceptable to the bankers, but the suggested some changes in the phraseology of certain portions of the bilL The plans of the commission em brace an active campaign for the summer with a view to having the measure completed by the beginning of the first regular session of the Sixty-second congress. To this end the country will be canvassed and much literature distributed. It is un derstood Aldrich will state the case fully in a sceech he is preparing to make in Boston early in April. WITH ALDRCH ASSASSINS GOT ONLY $80 EACH THE MEN WHO KILLED CUOC COLA RECEIVED A SMALL AMOUNT, DECLARES CONFESS ED CAMORRIST. By Associated Press. Vlterbo, Italy, March 29. Gennaro Abbatemaggio, the . confessed camor- rist, continued his revelations at to day session of the trial of himself and thirty-five associates for the murder of Gennaro Cuoccolo and the tetter's wife, "the beautiful Sorren- tian." . Strictly speaking, Abbatemaggio's "revelations" are nothing more' than sidelights in confirmation of his original story as told to the authori ties and published before the trial be gan. ' Asked about the $200 which had been paid to assassins of the Cuoc colos, the informer replied that Enrico Alfano, the head of the band, had di vided the money, giving ?80 to the witness and distributing the remaind er among the actual assassins. CHARGED WITH STEALING FLAYS CHICAGO CONCERN ALLEGED TO HAVE -PIRATED" COPYRIGHT-'-- ED -THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS - AND SOLD "THEM" CHEAP. By Associated Press. Chicago, March 29. Federal secret service' men today raided the offices of the Chicago Manuscript Company, charging the concern with pirating copjTighted theatrical productions. Eight girl stenographers were sub poeaned, each with the manuscript on which she was working. Warrants were issued for Alexander Beyer, said to be' the owner of the company, and his wife, Anna. The raid fol.ved complaints by counsel for the National Association of Theatrical Producers, who charge the company sends stenographers to plays and have them takij the dia logue in short-hand and copies of the manuscript are sold far below the royalty price. NARROW ESCAPE HYCHILDRE PUPILS OF SCHOOL WERE FORC ED TO LEAP FROM WINDOWS AND SEVERAL WERE INJURED. By Associated Press. Demorest, Ga., March 29. A score or more of school children were injur ed, but none fatally, when they were forced to Jump from the windows of the Piedmont college here today, when fire was discovered in that structure. More than four hundred pupils and teachers were in the building at the time, but all made their escape. The fire started in the hall of the building occupied by the primary grades, and nothing prevented a heavy loss of life except the fact that the windows were close to the ground. The damage is estimated at two thu sand dollars. Danger of War Between Japan and United States Says Baron Constant By Associated Press. Los Angeles, CaU March 29. That there is danger of war between the United States and Japan was stated by Baron d'Estournalles de Constant, member of the French senate and rep resentative of France at The Hague peace conference. In an address before the city club last night After referring to conditions in California, he said: "But there Is a storm hanging over your heads, a battle that threatens de struction of all this loveliness and it Must Raise $75,000 More By To-Night to Insure Building of Road. ROY C. MEGARGEL, PROMOTER OP THE ROAD, HAS IN THE BANK T100,000 REQUIRED BY THE FRANCHISE AND ALSO HIS BOND OF $10,000 IS READY TO BE FILED WITH THE CITY. The committee which has been raising the Pensacola end of the bond subscriptions to the proposed new rail road, the amount called for being $250,000.00, reported a total of $175, 000.00 raised last night. The balance. 75,000.00, must' be raised by tonight to insure the building of the road. Roy C Megargel, the promoter of the road, has in the bank the $100,000.00 required by the franchise and also has his bond for $10,000.00 ready to fl'e with the city as required by the fran chise. The bond subscriptions are regarded by Pensacola business men as excel lent and paying Investments In them selves and the fact that the taking of this quarter million In bonds will In sure another railroad for the ' city makes it a doubly valuable Investment. Mr. Megargel' s plan for buying the Southern States railroad will enable him to have trains running Into Pen sacola Inside of six months. The Southern States road already has some 60 miles of .track and the building vf 15 miles more from Pensacola to Mnii cogee will give 75 miles of track over which operations can begin lm:n diately. . Pensacola has much at stake tn this matter and if every property owner does his duty today the bond subscrlp-. tion can be completed and the road assured Nby tonight. .-- , WEALTHY! i: UNDER ARREST ARTHUR ROSE, "HEAD OF BIG CLOTHING. ESTABLISHMENT, IS CHARGED WITH DEFRAUDING THE GOVERNMENT. By Associated Press, . New York, March 29. Charged with conspiracy to , defraud the United States Indian service of the Interior department by the substitution of shoddy trousers for those of standard quality, Arthur Rose, a wealthy cloth ing manufacturer of Newark, N. J., was arrested today on a federal war rant. Rose held a sub-contract for fur-. ntshlng clothing for the Indian ser vice and it is alleged that with Chas. Furman, chief clerk of the "United States Indian warehouse in this city, conspired to remove from the ware house several cases of standard goods. It Is said the looting of the warehouse has been systematic. Several con tractors have been involved In the al leged conspiracy. ' '. SIR CASPER CLARKE DEAD. London, March 29. Sir Casper pu don Clarke, formerly director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art In New York, died here today. r::v S BOARDING WANTS There's always an audience whose minds are in a receptive at titude for the announcements of the boarding-house keeper who takes advantage of The Journal Want Columns. Many are interested in the elec tion of a suitable place to eat for the boarding-house keeper deals In necessities. pm ttt- . , vb.ui VUiunuia are an ex- cellent means of acquainting peo- Si pie with tbe fact that they are & assured of wholesome, carefully 3f prepared meals, neatly and prompt- ly served. Boarding-house keepers have found by experience that The aU Journal "Want Ads will bring to S x them an adequate number of & boarders to make their businet j profitable. & is of this I have come to warn yovu Japan does not want war any mora than you do, but may be driven into It by a force of circumstances that seera to be involving you both. "Let me tell you that Japan does not want war with you or any other" country and never will there be a between this country and Japan un less it Is stirred up by Ignorance lr both nations." . The baron then stated that the twi countries, beginning a period of con struction, needed all their energies for 'development along peaceful lines, I