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VOL. XIV. NO. 77. v
: . PENSACOLA. FLORIDA. FRIDAY MORNING,. MARCH 31, 1911.
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THE DOVE 'OF PEACE
HOVERS OVER MEXICO
But the Sale of Firearms to
the Revolutionists Con- "
PROVISIONAL SECRETARY OF
-STATE SAYS THE OLDER MA
DERO HAS NOTHING TO PO
" WITH THE WAR AND THAT
ONLY FRANCISCO MADSRO, JR.,
AND THE MEN IN THE FIELD
CAN STOP THE FIGHTING.
By Associated rtse.
EI Paso, March 30. The dove of
Mexican peace seems to be hovering
over the .border, but the. sale of fire
arms to revolutionists continues brisk.
Whether one of the Maderos Is com
ing her to tails peace la uncertain.
Provisional Secretary of State Garxa
declared, that the elder Madero has
nothing to do with the war. and that
Francisco Madero. 'Jr., and the men
in the field are the only persona who
can wttle the war. '
His coming here .is considered im
probable, unless by an -agreement with
the United States., as there is a war
rant out for him 'here for inciting: a
revolution against a friendly: nation.
Tho rebels continue active- south of
Chihuahua and' many bridges have
been blown up on the interantional
line- . The . rebels refuse to allow re
pairs to be made. .'-'-,
ANOTHER WEEK WILL TELL
, THE TALE IN MEXICO
By Associated Press.
. San Antonio, Tex, March 30. An
other week will tell whether there is
to be. peace or further war In Mexico,
according to Alfonso Madero, brother
of the . rebel leader, Francisco L Ma
dero. , ... -7
A synopsis of the talk between Jose
Yves LIman tour, the Mexican minis
ter of finance; and Francisco L Ma-
dero, Sr, at New York, in which ten
tative proposals were made, has. been
sent to the infmrrecto chieftain, at
r present a day's journey west of the
city of Chihuahua. "Within a week his
&nswer Is expected. . He will say. the
final word 'as to whether negotiations
shall become formal. . - :
Mlly brother," said Don Alfonso." "if
hn'is convinced 'of -the sincere wish' of
th? zovemnent to-rrant the conces-
felons denilnded : by- the people."" win
appoint envoys "to meetthe govern j
ment representatives, wnere sucn a
meeting will take place, I cannot state.
Certainly none of our family would
care to visit. Mexico without the full
est guarantee of our safety." . V
SENOR DE LA BARRA PASSES
THROUGH SAN ANTONIO
Bv Assaclattd Press.
San Antofcvo, Tex., March 30. Senor
de la -Barra, the new Mexican minister
of foreign affairs, passed though here
today, out was " not Joined by any of
.the .Madero family, who are expected
Continued on Pags Nina.
RICHARD P. STACK, WEALTHY
k LUMBERMEN, WILL PUT UP
SUCH DEFENSE IN HIS
SOON. " '
' By Associated Proas,
St. Louis, March . 30. Richard P.
Stack, the wealthy Es can aba, Mich,
lumberman, who is on trial here -on a
charge of kidnapping his son. John
King Stack m from the home of his
former wlfes relatives here, will at
tempt to Justify himself, it became evi
dent today, on the ground that his for
mer wife, Mrs. Roy Burbank. had de
clared that the boy should never again
visit his home in Michigan.
In an interview Stack said that he
has no objection to letting his former
wife see their child, hut would not tell
where he has concealed his son. A
writ of habeas corpus Is expected to
produce the boy in court.
Man Hanged For Murder;
Joked of Death to Very End
By Associated Press.
Pottsville, Pa-, March 30. A remark
able display of nerve was made in the
county Jail yard here today by Joseph
Christock as he was about to be hang
ed for the murder last fall of Mrs.
Ann Richarda Declining the croffered
assistance of a priest and deputy sher-J
irr, the man wainea smilingly from his
cell to the foot of the gallows and
ran lightly up the steps.
It was a public hanging and about
the gallows stood 1.500 persons to
whom Christock waived ' his hand.
Then he reached up. grasped the noose
and placed it around his neck, put his
arms by his side to be strapped ani
smilingly said: .
POLLOCK, LA, IS PRACTICALLY
WIPED OFF THE MAP BY FIRE
WHICH DID $200,000 -DAMAGE. :
By Associated Press. -
Alexandria.- La-, March " JO. A two
hundred thousand dollar fire practical
ly wiped out the business section of
Pollock,1 La during last night. Twenty-eight
buildings, including two ho
tels, several . stores and residences
were destroyed. The fire, which start
ed at 9:S0 o'clock, is supposed to have
been - of Incendiary 'origin. .'-:)
" Pollock is seventeen miles north of
Alexandria on the St. , Louls.-Jxon
Mountain & Southern railway.
JUDGE HUNT WILL HAVE TO
RULE ON AFFIDAVIT CHARG-
ING JUDGE GORMAN.
BIAS AND PREJUDICE.
By Associated Press. -
Cincinnati, March SO. The case of
Georg D. Cox today went back to the
status it maintained eleven days ago,
when two of the three Judges 'appoint,
ed to hear the mandamus proceedings
against Judge Hunt rendered an
opinion ordering, him to rule in " the
affidavit filed by Cox's attorney charg
ing "bias and prejudice" against
- It is practically certain Gorman will
ot try- the case. '
DEMOCRATIC SENATORS WILL
HOLD A SECRET CAUCUS AND
IT IS PROBABLE A MAN MAY BE
By Associated Press.
Albany, N. Y, March 30. The Dem
ocratic senators hope to settle the sen
atorship contest at a secret caucus to
Tho caucus today adjourned until 10
a. m. tomorrow without taking a vote,
after the organization leaders had di
rected a full attendance with the ex
pectation that a senator may be elect
ed and adjournment taken for a week
until the regular quarters in the cap
itol are ready for use. -
EXPRESS MESSENGER WITH
$50,000 STILL MISSING '
By Associated Proas.
El Paso, Tex March 30. Officials
of the Wells-Fargo Express Companj'
declared today that A. W. Hawkins,
the express messenger who disappear
ed at the same time as a shinment of
350,000 in currency from the Bancho.'
de Sonora in Hermoslllo; to its branch ,
In Guayamas. has been seen at Mazat- .
Ian. The express company officials de- i
clare they are confident HawMns nav
port, as he la known to have made
many Inquiries as to sailing dates of
vessels for South America.
ROBBERS HELD UP TRAIN.
St, Petersburg, March 80. Robbers
held up a train at Widsow, a small sta
tion on the Warsaw and Granlca line
last night and secured $40,000 which '
was to have been, used for the pav- j
ment of railroad emoloYes. Twn tu.
sengers were wounded, by the robbers,
"Good -bye, all-
The nervy man then held his head
in position for the adjustment of the
black cap and in another moment, the
trap was sprung. He was dead in
Before going to the gallows Chris
tock made a complete confession, de
claring he had shot the woman when
he was detected by her attempting to
mistreat her daughter. He told of
numerous highway robberies and
burglaries he had committed in the
neighborhod and wound up his con
fession by saying he deserved to be
hanged for his Crimea He Joked of
death to the very end.
Amendment Defining "Buck
eting" Declared to-Be
SUPREME COURT OF DISTRICTOF
.COLUMBIA DECLARES IT DE-
" PRIVES CITIZENS OF THE FIGHT
TO CONTROL CRUSADE OF DE
PARTMENT OF JUSTICE WILL
THEREFORE PROBABLY COME
' TO NAUGHT. "
By Associated Press.
Washington, March , 30. "Bucket
shopping" in. the District of Columbia
Is a lawful occupation, according to . a
decision handed down today by Justice.
Wright, In the district supreme court,
and as a." result, the 'Widespread . cru
sade waged-by-the department of Jus
tlca to end the practice in several citle
threatens to come to naught. Juatieo
Wrght based' his decision on.th
ground that' the amendment to - ths
coda defining "bucketing' is unconsti
tutional because it deprives citizens of
the liberty .to "contract guaranteed to
them by. the constitution... ". ' .-
The decision was . rendered In the
case of'-Edwju-d -Altemus. of Jersey
City,, and Louis A. and Angello Cella,
who 'operated "a . so-called, bucket-shop
under the title of the Standard Stock
I & Grain Company, With twenty-six
J others, they were indicted and while six
t of those pleaded guilty and were finwd
In sums aggregating $3,100 the remain
der decided to fisht the 'case.
, The movements-of the government
leading ap:'to ' the indictment- were
shrouded. In the greatest secrecy. '. '
On April 2. 1910, however, when tn
dictments were 'obtained ' raids m
"shops" In - seven' cities 7 were made
simultaneously,' wires were 'cut and
customers were thrown info V panic.
Since then,' according to Attorney Gen
eral Wickersham. '"bucket shopping-
has become a thing of the past east of
Dwiver. . 7 ' - ;- ' S" .' ' 1
.The gorerrrment aneWujr!cd:. t'pdaj; its
lntent-on-. to.;, s'pealj cm.,t,Iaatlc
Wrighrtdecision. ' ' .
PROHIBIT JEWS FROM
. HAVING CHRISTIAN NAMES
By Associated Press. ,
St. Petersburg. March 0. -The holy
synod today issued an edict prohibiting
Jews bearing Christian first names.
New York, March 30. The appalling
disaster in the Triangle ' Shirtwaist
Factory, at Noa 23-29 Washington
Place, in which upward of 200 men.
women and young girls were burned
Phoio of New York Shirtwaist Factory Holacaust; Taking Down Description of the Dead
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NEW, WORLD'S AUTO
. RECORD3 ARE MADE
By Associated Press.
- Jacksonville, March 30. Two new
world's record. were hungt "'up in
the -Pablo "Beach automobile races
today.4 Driving , a Buick in the
twenty-mile free for all Bob .Bur
man made the. distance in 13 min
unitea. and 1L93 seconds or at tho
rate of 91.06 miles an- hour. - This
against the previous record of 90
miles an hour made at Dayton. .
In the. mile trials Wilcox, driving,
a National, made a mils in 40.33
seconds, established a world's rec
f or stock cars and lowering tho '
mark of 40.5 made by . Oldfleld at
Daytona last year with s Knox.
INDESCRIBABLE SUFFERING WILL
J BE ' RELIEVED JN .CHINA , TO
SQ ME EXTENT j BY. ARR1 V A L OF
" "TRANSPORT. '
. ; 7 , j
By Associated Preaa.
i Washington, -March 30. The . United
States transport Buford, bearing tho
relief suppliogs to the , starving peo
ple of China, arrived at Shanghai to
day. - i.
. Announcement of the arrival .of the
Biiford in Chinese ,, waters ' reached
Washington almost " simultaneously
with; mall ; advices t to the state de
partment from Shanghai and Nanking
detailing i pitiful 1 tales . of the inde
scribable ; suffering , of -Jthe starving
millions., , . -. : , ' $ '.....,,.!..- ;j
Mr: -BoStlck, ai missionary, j writing
from Pochow, says the suffering poor
have reached the extremes of misery.
A few. months ago they vere living on
wheat ' bran. With .this' exhautsec
they have ' resorted to cooking leaves
of trees and even "simple dry wheat
chaff.- - i .
ANOTHER SUBSTANCE FOR THE i
MANUFACTURE OF PAPER
By Associated" Press. . -; i
Washington, , ' March : 30. r Another
substance, has , been discovered ; from'
which paper may be manufactured, by
a man from a svsa estate at -Trinidad.
, The- new . kabf ' ance t Is -ground
sugar, cane tc vhlcLi' is add-d bamboo
fitTQ, ,Tte Ctonlk:fmp t ihese two,!
mixture In which the fibre "is of Just
the length to produce a cheap and ex
cellent paper. .He has made paper by
this process without the use "of chemi
cals. , 7 ' . r
The quality of the paper, according
to the report, can command .the mar
ket agcinst any wood paper now being
or crushed to death, cost more lives
than any other fire in the history of
the city. Those who, were not burned
to death were shattered to unrecogniz
able masses on the sidewalk to which
FLORIDA FEE SYSTEM
Example No. 5.
" Case State vs. Torn" VooK In Escambia county.
Examination July 21, 1910.
Tried July 29, 1910.
Plea Guilty. 1
Taking affidavit ........
Docketing case .......
Issuing subpoena .....
Securing four witnesses
Entering Judgment ........
Writing commlttement . . . .
i Recognlzanoe of witnesses .
. Filing two papers '
Arrest of prisoner ..........
. Return on warrant .. .
" Copying subpoenas .........
Serving subpoenas .........
Return on subpoenas ......
7 . Mileage .
Committing prnsoner to Jail
Release of prisoner
CLERK ' .
7 Arraigning prisoner
t Indexing case
. - Information, writing oath (20c), administering oath
i- affixing seal-(10c.) filing (5c,)..".......:....... .
Issuing . capias
. . Issuing writ . Sere , facias
.' Taxing costs ..........
, . Filing two papers ......
Entering sentence. ......
ABANDON AVIATION MEET.
Berlin, March 30. The projected In
ternational aviation races from Paris
to .Berlin and Brussels and London
probably , will "be abandoned owing to
tho attitude of the Paris Journal, one
of . the papers contributing to th-3
prises,- which yielded to -the French
agitation against flights In Germany.
The Berliner ;Mittag. Zletung will 'ap4
ply the, $25,000 which it offered for tho
vMitfte-iaaotEer- contesiii'.,? ,
BANDITS LEVY TRIBUTE.
' Lima, Peru, March 30 A band of
160 bandits is levying tribute on the
merchants In the north. Troops have
been sent against them. The govern
ment is criticized for not-having main
tained sufficiently equipped garrisons
in that district. .
On learning of the disaster George
McAneny, president of . Manhattan
Borough, ordered attaches from the
department of buildings to begin an
investigation at once. District Attor
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JOHNSON NOT IMPROVING.
Cleveland, Ohio, Miarcli SO. Former
Mayor Tom L. Johnson was reported
to-day as resting . comfortably after a
night of broken slumber.. Although hU
physician refuses to make an official
statement, close friends of the family
admit that he is gaining little or no
ground in his fight for recovery.
. WANT A NEW.TfUAU.V-.
Independence, 4Cas . March 30. Ar
guments for a new trial were "begun
before Judge J. E. Flannelly . to-day
on behalf of second degree murder
for killing J. D. . S. . Neely, a wealthy
Lima, Ohio oil man. Truskett, who
Is 70 years old, was in court. The
penal ry for second degree murder I
from 10 to 20 years in the peniten
ney Whitman at once set the machin
ery of his office In motion to see If
any of the building or fire department
laws have been violated and Indict-,
ments are expected to follow. j
Megargel Immediately Files
Acceptance of Franchise1
And Bond of $10,000.
ALSO FILES WITH THE.
CLERK A CERTIFICATE OF DE
POSIT OF $100,000 AS REQUIRED
BY ORDINANCE, AND PROPOSES
TO START WORK OF SURVEY
ING DURING NEXT MONTH. I
With the subscribing of the quarter
million dollars last night by citizens.
Hoy C Megargel, promoter of the pro
posed railroad between Pensacola and
Jasper, Ala, filed his acceptance of tVa
franchise ordinance with the city clerk,
and at the same time filed his bond o
$10,000 and certificate of deposit of
$100,000 as required by the ordinance
to insure thRt the promoters carry
out the provisions of the ordinance as
to the amount of work to be done
within a certain period.
. With all of this done, and the as
surance by Mr. - Megargel that he will
opn offices In Pensacola about the
middle of next month, and his Inten
tion of commencing work upon the
proposed road within a very short
time, the prospects of a railroad as
sumed a much brighter aspect than at
any time for a long period of yeara 7
Yesterday morning there 'remains
$76,000 to be' raised, and during the
day $35,000 of this was subscribed, and
the remaining $40,000 being under
written by a syndicate of local citizens
who were determined ,to close upi the
business before -nightfall. When Mr.
Megargel was Informed that the full
amount had be.en subscribed ho im
mediately proceeded to the office of
City Clerk Aymard and carried out his
part of the agreement. .. ."
The money subscribed . by the citi
zens Is not a donation to the pro
moters, but the subscribers will re
ceive - first mortgage bonds In return,
which will be a good investment.
Mr. Megargel stated last night that
he was well pleased with the manner
in which the negotiations had been
concluded,' and he proposes to com
mence work at a very early date. Hd!
will return toNew York within a few
days, to return In ten days or , two
weeks and op'eiT'offlces "Tor "Immediate
REPRESENTATIVES OF ILLINOIS
CENTRAL AND TELEGRAPHERS
MEET AND WILL ENDEAVOR
TO SETTLE MATTER.
By. Associated Press.
Chicago, March 30. W. ; I Park,
general manager of the Illinois Cen- '
tral railroad: H. P. Par ham, of St
Louis, representing the telegraphers, .
and J. ,W. Miller, of the Louisiana di
vision of the telegraphers union, con- :
ferred here today on the wage ques
tion. A; strike is threatened for April
1 by the men, who ask an increase of
20 per cent in wages.
At a strike vote recently taken, SB '
per cent of the 1,600 telegraphers vot-
ed to go out unless there was a sat-
isfactory wage increase granted.
The Chicago conference was expect
ed to last two days if no satisfactory
agreement could be reached before
that time, as all parties' interested
had announced an Intention to avoid -a
strike if possible. '
BACK TO THE COAL MINES
FOR THOMAS E. LEWIS I
By Associated Proaa.
Pittsburg, Pa, March 30. Whan
Thomas L. Lewis relinquished his po
sition as president of the United Mine
Workers of America to-morrow night.
he will leave the headquarters In In
dianapolis for his home in Bridgeport.
Ohio, and on Monday will take a place
as a miner in the Wheeling mine
creeks of the Lorain e Coal & Rock
Company. It is estimated that Lewis
has received a number of business of
fers but he prefers to remain in the
: union and it is said will be a candidate
for international president again. - -.
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