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8 FAGES TO-DAY - - -y-wv--w-w-tru-j-ijtjxj Generally fair Saturday and Sunday; light to moderate winds, mostly north east. Get Ready for the Pensacola Inter state Fair, Nov. 6 to 12. VOL. XIV. NO. 245. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 14, 1911. PRICE, 5 CENTS. DOLLAR DIPLOMACY DEFENDED BY TAFT THE BATH TUB TRUST 1ST PLANS FOR THE NEW DEPOT HERE TERRIBLE HAVOC WROUGHT BY EXPLOSION ON BATTLESHIP LIBERTE Official Weather Forecast. President Delivers First of Important Speeches in California. PRESIDENT ATTACKS WHAT HE TERMS "MUCK-RAKING JOUR NALS" AND DEFENDS HIS AD MINISTRATION RELATES SOME OF THE BENEFITS TO BE DE RIVED FROM TREATIES WITH NICARAGUA AND HONDURAS. By Associated Press. Sacramento, Cal., Oct. 13- Advocat ing proposed treaties with Nicaragua and Honduras and vigorously defend ing: the policy of the administration which he said "muck-raking Journals" have labelled "dollar diplomacy," Pres ident Taft delivered his first Important speech In California today. Broadly speaking, Mr. Taft said the proposed treaties with these countries before the senate would secure for them a financial agent In the United States who would settle their existing debts on a Just basis and would point the roads to peace and prosperity to two countries, rich in natural re sources, but torn by strife and revolu tion. Mr. Taft pointed out the efflaccy of a similar arrangement with Santo Do mingo, whereby this government col lects the customs, sees that foreign debts are paid, exercising a beneficent supervision that Mr. Taft said has ac crued to the upbuilding of Santo Do mingo. Objection to the treaties In the sen ate, the president said, was based largely upon the proposition that they would make entangling alliances with republics In this hemisphere for the promotion of a banking contract, since the money payment of the debts of the two republics would be furnished by American Interests. Another objection discussed by the president was that che Monroe doctrine was sufficient rwid between the United States and the Latin-American republics. "It Is objected that this is 'dollar diplomacy" said Mr. Taft, "and that we ought to have none of It. Give a dog a name and you know what fol lows. To call a piece of statecraft dol lar diplomacy is to Invoke the con demnation of muck-raking Journals whose chief capital Is the use of phases of a lurid character. The United Htates did not Intend to enter Into these treaties for the promotion of Its own banking business or that of any of" its 'clllaensi If was thought ad visable to favor a contract with Amer-l-a-n bankers rather than wfth foreign bankers because such a contract would tend to keep faith with American. This la the correct object and purpose of diplomatic organizations." THOUSANDS GREET THE PRESIDENT IN SAN FRANCISCO San Francisco, Oct- 13. President Taft arrived here tnlght Escorted by police and cavalry, he was conducted tip Market street, where thousands lined the sidewalks. He made a brief stop at the Press Club before going to the hotel. AGAIN VIOLENT MOB SETS UP TWO SOUTHERN PACIFIC EMPLOYES THREE MEMBERS OF THE CROWD ARE ARRESTED. By Associated Pre. New Orleans, Oct. 13. Two South ern Pacific employees, Arthur DUN more, of Montana, and Rene Wester fteld, of this city, under convoy of a policeman in Algiers, late yesterday were set upon and beaten by strikers and sympathizers and badly used up. Three members of the attacking crowd were arrested and charged with as sault and battery. JUSTICE HARLAN ILL, HIS CONDITION GRAVE By Associated Press. Washington, Oct. 13. Associate Justice Jno. Marshall Harlan, of the United States supreme court. Is suffering from an attack of acute bronchitis at his home here. Justice Harlan Is 78 years old and his condition is regarded as grave, because of his advanced age. STRIKERS ARE Revolution Spreads in China and Ruling Dynasty Hangs in Balance By Associated Press. Peking, Oct. 13. China today faces an unprecedented crisis. With the spread of revolutionary activity, the opinion Is gaining ground that the fate of the ruling dynasty hangs in the bal ance. The revolution Is no longer con fined to the central provinces, a thou sand miles away from the capital. Poking itself is threatened. Members of the cabinet admitted today that the garrison is known to be honeycombed with revolutionary sentiment. The same condition exists in the two great military posts which guard the capital, Pao Ting Fu and Tien Tsin. There are still official attempts to NO JURORS ARE CHOSEN IN THE I'NANIARACASE ENTIRE DAY IS CONSUMED IN EX AMINATION OF Z. T. NELSON, THE FIRST TALESMAN, AND EVEN HIS STATUS IS NOT DE TERMINEDTHE PROSECUTION OBJECTS. By Associated Press. Los Angeles, Oct. 13. After three days of court In the trial of Jas. B. McNamara for the murder of Charles J. Haggerty, a victim of the Times ex plosion and fire on Oct. 1. 1910. no Jurors have been selected, even tenta tively, tonight, and no decision even reached as to the eligibility of the first talesman examined. The magnitude of the questions Involved In the examina tion of Z. T. Nelson, the first talesman, made the proceedings deliberate. When court adjourned arguments on the Nel son status were unfinished. The veniremen came Into court with bristling beards. It having developed that none of them was accustomed to shaving himself. They thereupon de cided to request the appointment of a barber who should be allowed to shavfe them under supervision of a deputy sheriff. The prisoner, accompanied by Sheriff HammeL sauntered Into the court, nod ding to several friends. He took an Inconspicuous seat against the rail and chatted for a minute with his chief counsel. It was 10:14 o'clock when court con vened. H. S. Poppenbush was selected to fill the vacancy In the panel. District Attorney Fredericks In formed the court ' he would like to withdraw his objection to the unan swered question directed to Z. T. Nel son on Wednesday. The question was: "With reference to the officers and men who direct the management of the affairs of labor unions, do you believe that the great majority of thorn are lawless men?" 'Le' Copte Davis Immediately asked the question of Mr. Nelson, who re plied: "I don't believe I can answer that question. I don't know anything about such unions." "Well, what is your belief about themr "I don't know anything about them.H "You seem to hesitate before answer ing. Have you any doubt?" "I can't say." "You realize that the defendant is on trial for a matter that concerns la bor organlztlons and you have no opinion about them, or the officers being lawless men?" "A great many men are, and a great many are not." "About half and half?" - "I couldn't draw the line." "If you thought a great majority you would say so?" "If my mind was made up." "Don't you know, Mr. Nelson, that you are prejudiced against officers of labor unions?" "No, I should not say so." The prosecution objected to the line of questioning as assuming that the veniremen knew that the defendant was a member of organized labor and that no evidence or proof to that ef fect had been Introduced. "Do you deny that the defendant Is?" asked Mr. Darrow. "We are not giving testimony," an swered C. Ray Horton, of counsel for the state. "I want to state In open court." said Mr. Darrow quickly, "that this defend ant is a member of organised labor." "If you were a member of organized labor," continued Mr. Davis, "and you were a defendant, would you feel that a Juryman In the box, such as your self, could give the defendant an Im partial trial?" "There is no evidence In the case on the subject of unions so far as I can see." "In other words, you have such an opinion as It would take veldence to remove?" "Yes." Mr. Nelson admitted that he had read newspaper reports of the case, "Did you read O. EX MeManigal's testimony before the grand Jury as published In the Los Angeles Exam iner. "I don't think I have ever, but I have heard of it." "Is it upon the statement that you have heard that O. E. McManigal gave before the grand Jury and committee appointed by the mayor to Investigate and the Investigation you have made (Continued en Page Eight.) minimize the gravity of the situation but reports reaching the capital give little basis for hope. Today's news In cluded reports that Chung King was in danger, that Chang had been taken, that Yo Chow had fallen and that communication between Hankow and Chang Rha. the capital of Punan province, was interrupted. An edict published today offers par don to all revolutionists "who were coerced Into Joining the rebellion." The pardon is condition, however, on their expressing a suitable repent ance of their defection. Every effort of the authorities for the present will be concentrated In an attempt to provide adequate defense for the capital of the empire. Tv" i P" i.i i i j 1WHECK OF FRENCH BAVtLfcfrhiP tfrFRTff ance, Oct. 13. At the I navy, which thirteen years ago suff en Toulon, France, Oct. 13. At the funerals of the 250 members of the crew of the French battleship Liberte, destroyed in the harbor by an explo sion, a wreath with a broad ribbon of black was placed by the coffins of the dead in the name of the American GREAT FLEET IS TO GATHER ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY SIX NAVAL VESSELS TO BE MOBILIZED AT NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES. By Associated Press. Washington, Oct 13. The mobiliza tion of the Atlantic and Pacific fleets at New York and Los Angeles Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, will mark the gathering o fthe greatest force ever to be floated in waters of this hemisphere. The Atlantic fleet will comprise 103 vessels of all classes and the Pacific fleet 24 vessels. LOAFING DAY FOR THE GIANTS THEY ARE READY FOR THE BAT TLE TODAY IF THE AFTER NOON IS CLOUDY MARQUARD WILL DO THE PITCHING. By Associated Press. New York, Oct. 13. This was loaf ing cUy for the New York Nationals. Some of the players put on their uni forms and indulged in mild practice but did not over-exert themselves. All reported In good condition. It Mas gossiped among the players today that Manager McGraw would not determine what pitcher he would send to the mound until he had looked over J1W weather condition. If the day was -dark, it was thought by a few of the team that Marquard would be called upon to pitch the opening game. It was figured that on a cloudy day Marquard, with his great speed would greatly baffle the Athletics. This se selection would also enable McGraw to start Matewson in the opening game at Philadelphia. Odds of 6 to 5 and some instances 7 to 6 on the Nationals were heard of today, but even betting was the rule. Some heavy wagers were expected to night when the vanguard of the Phil adelphia crowd began to arrive. Special details of police will be sent this evening to Polo grounds to look after those who will camp out all night near the bleacher ticket office to qb taln the seats offered for sale to morrow momteg. REPUBLIC DECLARED. San Francisco, Oct. 13. Advices were received here today by the Chung Sal Yat Po, the Chinese Daily World, that the revolutionists in China have declared Republic, electing Li Yuan Hung president. ROBBERS IAKE A ENTER POST OFFICE AT MUL BERRY, KAS, AND GET REGIS TERED MAIL PACKAGES CON TAINING $11,000. By Associated Press. Pittsburg. Kas Oct. 13. Robbers who entered the postofflce at Mulberry, 15 miles east of Pittsburg early today, escaped with several packages of reg istered mail. One package Is said to have contained I10.O00. being sent to the Sheridan Coal Companv to pay ius miners. i.u iff,,; -T - - - - ... 1" navy, which thirteen years ago suffered a similar disaster In the blowing up of the battleship Maine In Havana har bor. Comparisons of photographs of the Liberte and the Maine show that the French ship was more completely wrecked than was the American vessel. WANT A BETTER EXPLANATIO FORMER STATE REPRESENTA TIVE MUSTTELLLORIMER COM MITTEE HOW HE RECEIVED $1,500. : By Associated Press. Chicago. Oct. 13. William O. Blair, formerly a state representative was the target today for a merciless cross fire of Interrogation by the United States senate committeemen conduct ing the Lorimer investigation. Blair is charged with exhibiting $1,500 In $100 bills at a ball game at Centralis, 111, shortly after the election of Lor lmtr. The Witnesses, did not answer the questions to the satisfaction of the committee when the hearing adjourned for the day and will be recalled to morrow. Blair said that In addition to his salary he received fees from legal practice. The committee asked for a detailed account of all such re ceipts. TO INMATE THE ABSENTEES STEPHENSON PROBING COMMIT TEE WILL SEE WHY CERTAIN MEMBERS OF -WrS-ONSIN LEG ISLATURE WERE ABSENT. By Associated Press. Milwaukee, Oct. 13. Intimations were made today at the senatorial in vestigation of Senator Stephenson's election, that the committee intended to look thoroughly into the charge of bribery as it related to the ab sence of certain members of the Wis consin legislature on March 4, 1909, when the senator was elected. Most of today's session was given over to the consideration of the Wis consin primary law. Witnesses today declared they never heard any of Stephenson'B money being used cor ruptly. B S CHALLENGED PRESIDENT OF KANSAS CITY CLUB WANTS WINNER OF THE JAMES GORDON BENNETT CUP TO ENTER ANOHER RACE. By Associated Press. Kansas Sity, Oct. 13. Lieut. Hans Gerrlck, pilot of the balloon Berlin IL winner of the International James Gordon Bennett cup race, which start ed from here last week, last night wfred to George IL Myers, president of the Kansas City Aero Club request ing that sixty ballast sacks be sent to him at Minneapolis, where he went yesterday from his landing place at Holcomte, Wis. Mr. Myers immediately sent the bal lonist a telegram challenging him to enter a long distance race to start from Kansas City In the near future, the other contestants to be the Mil lion Population Club balloon of St Louis and the Kansas City n to put $100 each and the winner to take It all. Mr. Meyers had previously wired the challenge to New York, where It was supposed Lieutenant Gerrlck had gone. ON BE DISSOLVED Federal Court Rules it is Violating the Sherman Anti-Trust Law. THE DECISION IS MOST SWEEP ING IN THE CHARACTER AND SUPPORTS THE GOVERNMENTS CONTENTION IN EVERY POINT PATENT OF EDWIN L. WAYMAN IS HELD TO BE ONLY A SUB TERFUGE AND WILL NOT HOLD. By Associated Press. Baltimore, Oct. 13. In the United States circuit court here today. Judge John C. Rose rendered a decision fav oring the government in its dissolu tion suit against the Standard Sani tary Manufacturing Company and others, so-called " bath tub" trust. The decision is most sweeping In its character. Federal counsel de clared that today's decision supports the government's contention In every point. The action was brought under Hfie Sherman antl-trust law. In case of an appeal it will go direct to the United States supreme court. While this decision is a separate case from the criminal action against the al leged trust at Detroit, the proceedings concern the same subject matter and are against the same defendants. Under the court's ruling, Edwin I Wayman, patentee of an enamel dredge who issued licenses of the pat ent to the defendant concerns is held as much subject to the laws governing monopolies as any other man and while he still has the right to ex clude all others from making use of his patent, "he cannot have the right to sell indulgences" in violation of the anti-trust act. It was on the patent holdings of Wayman that the fifty defendants in the case upheld the right of their ac tion in the combine, but the govern ment maintained that this was only a subterfuge. Acording to prevailing opinion the enamel ware put out by the concerns, although .manufactured by Wayman, Is absolutely unpatented. "If agreements in this case are not violations of the Sherman act" says the ruling, "similar agreements among all the . bakers of "bread, the refiners of petroleum, the grinders of snuff will be legal, provided that somewhere In the process of making bread, refin ing petroleum of grinding the snuff a patented tool had been used." The ruling concludes: "Against other defendants, corporate and Individual, the government Is en titled to injunctive relief substantially as applied for." The Injunctive proceedings of the government have been in progress in many cities since August 1910. RESULT STORM WEST COAST OF MEXICO DAM AGED TO EXTENT OF OVER QUARTER OF A MILLION DOL LARS. By Associated Press. Tucson, Ariz., Oct. 13. Several pas sengers reported dead in Cuayamas and vicinity and property damage es timated at $300,000 incurred as a re sult of heavy rainfall and wind that visited the west coast of Mexico last Tuesday afternoon. A number of other persons are re ported dead at Ortiz, thirty miles north of Guaymas, but none of these deaths nor these reported at Guaymas is of ficially confirmed. The rainfall that swept Guaymas and the Sonora west coast was the heaviest In fifty years. The only storm aproachlng It In intensity was that of 1866. It was estimated that the rainfall In the foothills was between 20 and 30 inches. DECLARE EM IS INSOLVENT BANKRUPTCY PROCEEDINGS ARE BROUGHT AGAINST HIREM BLOW CO. OF NASHVILLE IN DEBTEDNESS IS $500,000. By Associated Press. Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 13. Joseph T. Howell and H. B. Carter .of Nashville, were today named as receivers of the Hlrem Blow Co., makers of stoves, against which an Involuntary petition in bankruptcy was filed in the United States court here. The Indebtedness Is said to be $600. 000. with assets of $750,000. Twenty subsidiary enterprises In Alabama, Mississippi Indiana and Tennessee art afTcCted. MANY ARE DEAD Mohammed V., Who Is Resigned to the Loss of Tripoli v i x ' Constantinople, Oct. 13. Reports are current here in official circles that the sultan, Mohammed V realizing the hopelessness of combating the Italian forces in Tripoli owing to the strength of the Italian navy, has re signed himself to the loss of the Turk ish territory on the southerly shores of the Mediterranean. His chief re course will be to diplomatic negotia tions in the hope of securing the aid of the powers In forcing a satisfactory settlement with Italy. FIERCE BATTLE ITALIAN LOSS CORRESPONDENT OFTHE FRANK FURTER 2EITUNG SAYS EN GAGEMENT WAS AWFUL ONE AND THAT OVER SIXTEEEN HUNDRED ITALIANS WERE KILLED THE NEWS IS NOT CONFIRMED. By Associated Press. Frank-on -the-Main, Oct. 13. The Frankfurter JStitung's special Constan tinople correspondent forwards a dis patch dated Tripoli saying: "Fierce ..ngagement occurred between the Turks and Italians on a hill in the neighborhood of the city. The Italians lost 1,600 killed and wounded. The Turklph casualties are slight." There is no confirmation of the dis patch, which Is at variance with the recent Tripolltan news here through otht-r channels. WAGE AN ECONOMIC WAR AGAINST ITALY Constantinople, Oft. 13. A society has bf-en organized to wage an econo mic war against ItPly. All Ottomans are asked to sign a declaration un- (Contlnued on Page Three.) W A HEAVY Member of Millionaire Pittsburg Family and Girl Alleged Forgers By Associated Press. New Orleans, Oct. 13. Francis Moh ler, who claims to be a member of a millionaire Pittsburg family, a gradu ate of Princeton University and a sec ond year student at W7est Point now on a furlough, and his intimate com panion of three months. Miss Alice A. Black, an 15-year-old beauty of Colo rado Springs, Colo., were held in bonds of J10.000 each here today on charges of forgery. Mohler and Miss Black, who operated In New Orleans under the alias of "M!s Alice Pullman," were arrested b Pinkrrton detectives last week in Bridgeport, Conn., and were brourht here today by Assistant Chief of De tectives Dan Mouey, of the New Or leans police department. ; In this city Mohler and "Miss Pull man" registered at separate hotels. Through the acquaix.tanco of ttree Construction Work on L. & N. Building Will Begin By January 1. IT WILL BE 350 FEET IN LENGTH AND ABOUT 100 FEET IN WIDTH WITH TRAIN SHEDS ON THE NORTH SIDE NET WORK OF SWITCHING TRACKS TO EX TEND AS FAR EAS AS BAYOU TEXAR. Arriving almost simultaneously with those for the nw wharf and ware house at the font of Jefferson street, plans for the Louisville & Nashville's new passenger depot In Penaacol reached division officers yesterday, and were inspected with interest by a num ber of persons. The plans were drawn In the chief engineer's office at I.outsvlUe and are very comprehensive, giving de tailed informntio nof not only the pro posed building, but also the tracking system which has hern planned with a vlw of eliminating further making up of trains near the city. The build ing will be at the southeast corner of Wright and Alcanlz streets, where the company owns a site 150 feet dep and extending along the south side of Wright street several blooks. The to tal cost will exceed a quarter of a million dollars and construction will begin prior to January 1. The new depot Is to be fire-proof In every respect, with the two-story " main section 206 feet in length and about 100 feet In width. Adjoining la the one-story section of 60 reet In length. The main entrance will be from the south, and a loggia of about 40 by 30 feet extends over a portion of the approach to the structure. On the south, between the building and the property line, will be a paved driveway of 37 feet in width. LARGE WAITING ROOM. On the first floor of the main build ing will be a niin waiting room in the center, 43 by 60 feet. Adjoining will be the ladles' waiting room 28 by 28 feet, with toilets, closets, etc. On the opposite side of the building will be the colored waiting room, 24 by 44 feet, and on this floor also are the ticket office, lunch and news rooms, telegraph office and station master. In the one-story section, extending out from the east side of the building, will be the baggage and express room and heating plant On the second floor will be spacloue offices for the suporintendent, train master, and all other division officers who now have their headquarter in the old bulldinK. Kxtendlng the entire length of the building will be a cor ridor, with stairways from the south and north sides, the latter for the use of trainmen and the former for the use of the public who may have busl- ness up-stalrs. The architectural design is slmr'' but neat and commanding with tile roofing, and the entire building will be modern In every respect and com pare most favorably with any pas- senger depot In the south. The train shed will be on the norths side where three tracks will be laid, I and all will be sheltered. NET WORK OF TRACKS. I East from the depot to Bayou Tr-xsW will be a network of tracks. The com pany owns all of the land, a block 1 width from the site of the depot to the bayou, and this it proposes to vltilize In a modem switching yard. Forty four tracks will be Iwld, and the com pany proposes, with the consent of th city, to close 13th, 14th and 15th ave nues, as well as the streets now closed by the shop property. This will leave several of the avenues east of the, shops open to traffic. An ordinance giving the company the right to close; the streets is now pending In the cltyl council. ' If the tracks are laid as planned the: company will do no more switching north of the present depot or on Wright . street. The yardmaster's office will be j moved then from its present site to a ! point east of the railroad shops. I TO BEGIN WORK. The L. & N "hax adjusted the lltlga gation which had halted the plans tern-i porarily. and will call for bids within: thirty days after the city acts on the! proposed franchise. It is entlmated by' local officials that the work should be ' well under way by January 1, but be- j fore construction can commence the. company must move from the depot site and the spsoe to be used for tracks about thirty-six one and two-story buildings. Thrpe extend all the way from Alcanlz street east to the shops, and their removal in Itself is somewhat of an undertaking. It Is estimated that the building will cost In excels of $125,000 and with the amount already paid for property and the additional copf of laying the many tracks, the total cost of the new depot will exceed a quarter of a million dollars by quite a sum. prominent young N'ew Orleans men, raade at the hot;l the evening previous, "Miss Pullman" was enabled to open an account at a local bank. In which, she deposited two of the alleged forged checks for a total of $175. Cheeks for a similar amount were Is sued against these deposits the same day. When she offered another check for deposit the following day and at tempted immediately to draw the amount out, the suspicions of the bank officials were aroused and the tele graph was resorted to. Before an answer to the telejrrann came, however "Miss Pullman" had disappeared, and with her went her companion, Mohler. "These New Orleans men ere so accommodating end so gallant," Miss Black told the police, "and the one re gret in connection with my hurrld departure that right was the necessity of breaking a 9 o'clock engagemeat with, one of the society aweiis.'