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10 PAGES TO-DAY. OCCASIONAL LOCAL SHOWERS THURSDAY AND PROBABLY LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST WINDS. The Journal's Want Ad Way is the the Easy Way for You VOL. XV-NO. 105. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1912. PRICE. 5 CENTS. mnnn MILTON IS IN THE SECOND PRIMARY LATE RETURNS FR0K1 PRIMARY WE CHANGES MM ! Si 0 MM LiwW 11 LiClnl yiiy i i mw I1me1mIL Mht . - i With Two-Thirds of the . Vote Reported He is " Ahead 800 Votes. PENSACOLIAN AND DANNITTE H. MAYS WILL RUN THE CON TEST OFF IN THE SECOND PRIMARY AND IT IS PREDICTED ,THAT HE WILL BE A SURE 4 WINNER VOTE WAS WiLSON 463, MAYS 4,085 AND FLOURNOY 2,399. ''': :' incomplete" returns. Flournoy Mays Wilson Escambia ..... 608 . - 62$ - -1841 Eanta Rosa ... 169. 140 370 Holmes ...... 278 459 - 610 Walton 448 181 - 397 Washington... 1 2 20 Jackson ..... 886 1507 . 1003 Calhoun ...... - 2 Franklin 1 82 16 Gadsden 244 3S3 224 Liberty ... .. Leon ..... 344 26 .137 Jefferson ....... ... Wakulla ... 0 : :; 80 Hadlson . ... 108 - 393 - 155 i Total ...... 72399 4085 4365 I Jackson county complete. . ; Emmett Wilson Is high man In the race for congress and he and Dannltte 1L Maya will run the contest ot In the second primary, on May 28. i Figures received by f The Journal, containing:' only one complete county. Jackson, show that Wilson is leading by tlae following--vote: Flournoy ..-..-.2399 Mays ...... 4085 Wilson . 4S65 Total .......... ... v. .... 11.349 ' There were probably 17,000 votes cast in the district, eo that the above chows about two-thirds of the vote. Complete returns from Santa Rosa, Holmes. Walton. Washington, Cal houn, Franklin and Wakulla will in crease .Wilson's lead, though Mays's home county, Jefferson, will probably hold Wilson's lead , down to - about 1,0-00. ' V ' - ' This Is bigger even , than Mr. Wilson or any of hts- frtendV expected In , the first primary, and. It indicates that he is an almost certain winner in the second primary. He will continue to wage an aggressive campaign until the close of the primary of May 28 and his sup- Eorters are already organizing to make is majority on that date a big one. " DISTRICT RETURNS. Returns from counties of the Third congressional district are as follows: Wakulla County. For governor -Milton 60, Trammell 107, Gibbons 8, Watson 2; congressman at large -L'Engle 96, Tooraer 91, O'Brien 30, Williamson 87; for congress third district Mays 60, Wilson 0. Only two precincts heard from. . Leon County. .n . The Leon county vote is "coming In low. In the Tallahassee precincts the count Is not finished. Underwood is leading; but Wilson delegates are re ceiving largest vote. For congress, Flournoy and L'Engle are leading tn Gadsden and Leon by large majorities and McRae, for commissioner of agri culture. Luning i leading In Gadsden and Leon by large majorities. Holme County. Official' vote: Underwood, 654, Wil on 365; J. F. C Griggs 428, Frank L. Mayes 629, Frank G. Renshaw 2S4, M. A. Smith 361; Flournoy 278, Mays 433, Emmett Wilson 610; Gibbons 91, Milton 801, Trammell 803, Watson 174, Sem ple 6: Beacham 32, L'Engle 667. Mar tin 39, O'Brien 111. Toomer 126, Wil liamson 61; McRae 687, Dorm an 368; Jones 145, Luning 738, Grlner 91. . - Gadsden County. President Underwood 401, Wilson 863; congress Beacham 64. L'Engle 867. -Martin 81, O'Brien 54, Toomer 17, Williamson 65; governor Gibbons 15, Milton 131, Semple 8, Trammell 772. Watson 47; superintendent Holloway 160. Russell 104. Sheats 537; commis sioner agriculture Dorman 810, Mc Rae 406; railroad commissioner Dunn 616, Neeley 205; congressman Flour noy 344. Mays 383. Wilson 224; dele gates Griggs 479, Mayes 482, Renshaw 111, Smith 199. Franklin County. President Underwood 2T, Wilson 88; congress L'Engle 24, Martin 2. O'Brien 67,; Toomer 11. Williamson 6: governor Gibbons 8. Milton 67. Trammell 41, Watson 24; superintendent Holloway 23. Russell. 19; commissioner of agri culture Dorman 17. McRae 93; rail road commissioner Dunn 87. Neeley 41; congressman Flournoy 12, Mays 82. Wilson 16; delegates Griggs 96. Continued on Par Four. CKicagq Police are Watching for Criminals Who Utilize Autos - . By Associated Press. . Chicago. May 1. Chicago policemen received strict orders today to watch for criminals who utilize automobiles In their attacks. The order was in epired by an assault on Marion Gorec ki. a student, who was robbed of his Jewelry by men who dragged her into ji automobile and by the depradatlons of a band of three men who yesterday robbed the cashier of a bank of $1,000 and escaped la an automobile. Amelia Neumann. 19 years old, a do mestic employed by a professor at the University of Chicago, says she was juiled into an automobile, abused and EMMETT WILSON TO THE DEMOCRATS OF THE THIRD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT ' To the Democrats of the Third Congressional District: " I am deeply grateful to the- democrats of the Third ..Congressional Dis trict for the splendid vote they gave me in the Dem ocratic Primary of April 30. With the figures' be fore me at this hour, May 1, 11 - p. m., -1 have , 4807 votes, Mr. Mays 3986, and Col. Flournoy 1993. The reports yet to come will probably increase my lead. This puts me in the second primary, and I shall con tinue to make an active campaign with th"convic tion that I will be nomi nated on ' Ma v 28; I trhst that all those who supported me in the first primary will continue their active work in my behalf, and I shall appreciate also the support of any democrat who, for any reason, did not vote for me in the first primary. Yours Gratefully. EMMETT WILSON. JN0.P.ST0KES HAS DEFEATED loRiOiiois THE LATTER RECEIVED THE HIGHEST VOTE IN ESCAMBIA COUNTY, BUT STOKES GETS BIG VOTE IN SANTA ROSA AND WALTON. With Escambia county complete all but Precinct 16, which contains only 19 votes, and with incomplete returns from Watlon and Santa Rosa, counties, Jchn P. Stokes at pears to be eletced over C. Moreno Jones for state attor ney from the First judicial circuit. Jones leads Stokes in Escambia by 46 votes, but reports indicate that Walton will give Stokes a majority of 350 and 6anta Rosa county will probably give him 250 majority. GIRL CONFESSES TO BOLD ROBBERY Wanted to Get Married so Took Money From Railroad and Gave it to Her Sweetheart. .By Associated Press. Chicago. May 1. 'Mary Reynolds, a ticket agent employed by the Illinois Central Railroad, who told the police a story of being held up and robbed of $150 by two men in the station last night, confessed today that she had concocted the story of the robbery and had given the money to her sweet heart. "I took the money and gave it to Charles Duffy." she said. "We were soon to be married and neither of us had much money. I might have known X would have been found out." EXAMINER APPOINTED. New York, May 1. Frank. L Polk was appointed today as commissioner to take the testimony of J. Bruce Is may, Charles H. Llghtoller, Joseph Q. Ikxhall, Frederick Fleet and Harold S. Bride of the White Star line. In ad vance of the filing of papers, in a suit for damages to be brought by Mrs. Ioulse Robins, widow of CoL John Ja cob Aster's valet, who was lost in the lltanic disatser. ' robbed by three men last Thursday night. " t Motorcycle police, after a spectacular chase, overhauled an automobile of the same description used by men who robbed the cashier. The chauffeur would not stop but tried to fore the motorcycle of one of the policemen Into the curb. Riding at forty miles an hour, the policeman jumped to the running board of the automobile and clubbed the chauffeur into submission. In his cap was found $100 in bills. He Is believed to be the driver of the robbers car. From the chauffeur the police re ceived information which they believe will aid them In capturing the robbers. ' s? V t.t ' 1 ) Jim COTTON MARKET . WEAK AND ACTIVE Under Heavy and General Liquidation Prices -Broke $1.75 a Bale From Closing Figures of Previous Day. By -Associated Tre'ss. '1 --fecp3k,Tork, May 1. The cotton mar ket was sensationally active and weak tf day under heavy general liquidation with prices breaking over .J1.75 a bale from the closing flgrures of yesterday and approximately $3.75 per bale from the high records of early last week. There seemed to be no particular feature to account for the decline, for some of the biggest cotton houses in the trade were rerorted to be very ' heavy pe.lers both here and in 'Liver-1 pool and the general" liquidating move-j ment was said to reflect a conviction tnat tne recent advance had discount el all bullish old crop features and also a late start with planting In the south. STEAMER WAS. - ' SUNK BY SHELL The Texas Deviated . From Proper Channel and Was Sent to the Bot tom by Shell From" a Fort. By Asaocleted Press. Constanfttiople, May 1. A telegram from Smyrna today says the steamer Texas, which went down In the Gulf of Smyrna with 140 persons Monday night, was sunk by a shell fired from tht military fort and not by a mine, as at first reported. The dispatch says two blank shots were first fired by the Turkish for tification, warning the vessel that she had deviated from the proper channel When no notice was taken a' shell sent the ship to the bottom. The new version is regarded as quite probable, for the authorities had re peatedly warned shipping companies that their vessels would Tlsk becoming targets for the fort If they strayed from the proper channel. MANY MINTS TO BE ABOLISHED The One rt New Orleans Is Among the Number to go on Aocount of Re ducing Expen By Associated Press. Washington. May 1. The general supply bill reported in the house today proposes abolishment of the mints at New Orleans. San Francisco and Car- x?111 J" a8Sajr mces at Charlotte. N. C. Boise, Idaho. Deadwood, S D Helena. Mont, .Seattle, Wash, and Salt Lake City. The bill proposes reduction of the presidential secretary's salary from $7,500 to $6,000 and abolition of the bu reaus on manufactures and statistics. The bill is a wholesale attempt at reduction of government expenses. MEDAL IS AWARDED TO LIEUT. S. S. YEANDLE By Associated Presa Washington. May 1. a medal of honor was awarded by the treasury department today to Lieut. S. S. Yean dle of the revenue cutter service for heroism in rescuing two men from drowning in the Savannah river during the South Atlantic hurricane in August last. Yeandle Is a native of Atlanta, Ga-. on duty on the cuter Yamacraw. NO APPROPRIATION FOR THE COMMERCE COURT By Associated Presa Washington, May. 1. By .failing to report an appropriation for the recent ly created commerce court, the house committee on appropriations today sought to abolish that tribunal Late Returns Indicate That He and Trammell Are in Race. ABOUT FORTY PER CENT OF THE VOTE THUS FAR REPORTED SHOWS UNDERWOOD HAS CAR- Dim TUP STATE I 'PNftl C IS CONCEDED TO BE LEADING THE TICKET FOR CONGRESSMAN AT LARGE. Special to The Journal. Jacksonville, May 1. Jno. T. G. Crawford tonight issued the following statement: - Trammell has a large lead but Mil ton will be In the second primary, as he is about two thousand votes ahead of Gibbons. . I have majorities over all in all counties reported for rational commit teeman except Bradford, Marion and Suwannee and will win in the first pri mary. Wilson delegates are leading throughout the state. By-Akidciated Press. Jacksonville. May 1. With not more than forty per cent of the vote of yes terday's presidential preference pri Crevasse at Torras, La., the Most Disastrous in Flood - History. WILL FLOOD THE THICKLY SET TLED'aND RIVER PARISHES OF. POINTE COUPEAND ST. LAN DRY AT 10:S,rFA'ST ' MOVING 4 WATERS HAD REACHED LETTS. WORTH,- EIGHT MILES DIS TANT. Torras, La.. May 1. At 10:30 to night the crevasse water had reach ed I ettsworth, tre first town in itff patlv-eight miles south of here, and was. in sight of Benvenue. Thee two towns and SmlthvlUe will be Inundated by n:omng. At ll o'clock there was a foot and a half of water In Torras streets. - By Associated Press. New Orleans, May 1. The reported crevasse in the west levee of the Mis eiseippi' river at Terras, La., the junc ture with Red ri' er, was officially con firmed tonight in a telegram to the United States engineers headquarters here from Assistant Engineer Lewis, FLO Oil WATER RAPIDLY OVE Taf t and Clark W in in Massachusetts Primaries By Associated Press. Boston," May 1. The refusal of the Republican delegates at large to accept to Roosevelt's decision today that they should vote for Taft at the Chicago convention, although elected as Roose velt delegates, further complicated the situation arising from the state pri maries yesterday. The situation, it is acknowledged by party leaders on both sides, is without a parallel in the po litical history of the commonwealth. Although the Republicans of the state selected Taft as their candidate for renomination by a majority of 3,605 over Roosevelt, on the presidential preference ballot, at the same time they elected, by a decisive vote of the entire state the eight delegates at large pledged to Roosevelt. Roosevelt got ten more delegate in the district elec tion and Taft carried nine districts, so Taft and Roosevelt each have eighteen delegates from the state to the national convention. A somewhat similar situation was UNDERWOOD CARRIES BY By Associated Press. Atlanta, May 1. Underwood of Ala bama is Georgia's choice for the Dem ocratic nomination for president, as expressed in the presidential preference primary in Georgia today. Practically complete, but unofficial returns com piled at midnight Indicated he carried 100 of the 146 counties In the state and PARK TRAMMELL THANKS THE VOTERS To the Democratic Voters of Flor ida: I am grateful beyond expression for the support given me in Tues day's primary. I have a safe lead of several thousand and have a lead In more than thirty counties. The support of every voter in the state will be appreciated in the second primary. PARK TRAMMELL. mary reported the earlier figures Indi cate Underwood carried the state by a substantial majority over Wilson. Wilson showed exceptional strength In the Third congressional district (Pen sacola) where incomplete returns Indi cate he will receive a majority of one thousand over Underwood. Nothing like definite figures will be obtalnablej until proDaoiy xnursaay nignt in me gubernatorial contest Park Trammell is leading with Cromwell Gibbons and former United States Senator W. II. Milton running closely for second place. Claude L'Engle Is conceded to be leading the ticket for congressman at large. Congressman Sparkman will be returned from the First district and Frank Clark Is leading In the Second district. HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY. Tampa, May 1. Stephen M. Spark man has carried every - county in the First congressional district except one, his majority in Hillsborough being over twenty-one hundred, and he has a ma jority in the district ranging from thirty-five hundred to four thousand. Later returns may Increase his ma jority. Herbert Phillips, state attor ney, was his opponent and his vote shows clearly the great confidence re posed in the chairman of the rivers and harbors committee, S. M. Spark man. Twenty-seven precincts complete: Trammell 151. Gibbons 1098, Watson 469, Milton 855. It will be Thursday noon before complete count can be (Continued on Pag Three.) S SPREADING R VAST AREA who reported the break in the levee was caused by crawfish. He said there was a possibility of closing the gap if materal could be immediately secured. The prospects, however, are that the Torras break will be permanenb-and will be recorded as-one of the most disastrous crevasses in flood history of the lower Mississippi. The break at Torras occurred at 5:30 this afternoon and within two hours three hundred feet of the eighteen-foot embankment had been carried away. A force of workmen and material will Immediately be ordered to the scene and an effort is being made to check the crevasse ' by -cribbing- - the ends. Unless the Terras ere vasee is closed, which appears doubtful tonight, ines timable damage will be added to the already heavy tolls in property de struction and devastation to farms by flood waters of the lower Mississippi river during the past six weeks. The flood waters tonight are from half a foot to two feet above the previ ous high record marks from Baton Eouge south and the prospects of other crevasses are extremely grave. At 7 o'clock here tonight the gauge registered 20.9 feet, a half foot above the record stage. The worst is yet to come, as the. weather bureau predicts 22 feet for New Orleans. It Is estimated the United States government is now furnishing rations fci 120,CflO homeless people in Lousi r.ra and Mississippi, and tonight the prosrerts are the number will he in cr?fi?d fifty thousand within an oller wpclt. 13s ton liouge, La.. May 1. With the (ConU.med or. Th'l Pae) created on the Democratic ballot. Champ Clark, who had no pledged dele gates on the ticket, won a two to one victory over Woodrow Wilson in -the presidential preference contest. At the same time the delegates at large are pledged to Gov. Foss of Massachusetts and elected to attend the Baltimore convention, though the name of Foss did not appear in the presidential pref erence column. Roosevelt's fellowers have announced they Intend asking for a recount in the Eighth district while 'the Taft men will do likewise In the Ninth, on ac count of the closeness of the vote. TEDDY MAKES REQUEST. Roosevelt today requested the dele gates at large to vote for Taft. declar ing it is his wish to abide by the will of the people. The delegates answered that under no circumstances would they vote other than for the one they are pledged to support In the contest. .GEORGIA ABOUT 7,000 MAJORITY that his majority over Wilson will be between seven and eight thousand. Clark and Harmon received a small vote. Underwood's majority means ie will carry Georgia's -28 votes to the Baltimore convention. In Fulton coun ty, In which Atlanta Is situated, Wil son received a majority of 2.500 votes. SECURE JURY IN THE ALLEN CASE Nine Farmers and Three Merchants Are to Sit on the Case of the Alleged Virginia Outlaw. By Associated Presa Wytheville. Va. May 1. The Jury was sworn tonight to try Floyd Allen, indicted for five murders in the Carroll county jurt house. Nine farmers and three merchants compose the Jury. The motion of the defense to con solidate the five indictments against Floyd Allen and obviate the necessity fro separate . trials was overruled. RETURNS FROM ESCAMBIA CO. The following are the Incomplete re turns from Escambia county: President Woodrow Wilson .....1555 Oscar W. Underwood 1349 Six Presidential Electors Jefferson B. Browne 1311 Jesse E. Burtz 500 J. Fred De Berry 611 Leland J. Henderson 1203 Charles E. Jones 830 William Chipley Jones 1324 F. R. Loomis 491 A. M. McMillan 1621 Walter J. Singletary 629 H. C. Sparkman 1055 National Committeeman John T. G. Crawford 1233 William Hocker 189 Eugene S. Matthews 626 Congressman, State at Large Braxton Beacham 34 Claude L'Engle 494 J. Ed. O'Brien 1956 W. M. Toomer 208 Albert M. Williamson 79 Governor Cromwell Gibbons ............. 683 William H- Milton 893 Park Trammell 1159 Edward M. Semple 13 John W., Watson 385 State Treasurer J. S. Grlner .........' 444 J. Hampton Jones 534 J. C. Luning 13C3 Superintendent Public Instruction .Wm. M. Holloway 1193 A. M. C. Russell 434 W. N. Sheats 713 Commissioner Agriculture W. R. Dorman 671 W. A. McRae 1711 Railroad Commissioner Royal C. Dunn 149? John L. Neeley 690 Adjutant General W. J. Driscoll 352 J. Clifford R. Foster 1444 J. Stuart Lewis 334 Congressman, Third District W. W. Flournoy 509 Dannltte H. Mays 623 Emmett Wilson 1841 State Attorney, First Circuit C. Moreno Jones 1681 John P. Stoke 1635 Six Delegates National Convention J. E. Alexander ....1100 A. J. Angle 7...1C87 Thomas Appleyard 34 Montcalm Broward 1132 W. J. Bryan 51" Frank E. Chase .,.. 70C . Dr. E. a Crlll 705 Thomas A. Darby 145 Charles E. Davis ;.. 259 Herbert L. Dodd ... . 100 E. Dozler 4 Albert W. Gilchrist ..........1098 ' Frank Karris '. 615 N. H. Monk Harrlron 88 Lincoln Hulley 4 John S. Kearre 812 Edwin D. I ambrlght 473 Hayes I ewls 834 Geortre S. Matthews 752 Ed Senior 47C Julian W. Spear 74 B. S. Williams E29 Two 3rd District Delegates J. F. C. Griggs 1321 Frank L. Mayes 161? Frank G. Renshaw 1361 Milton A. Smith 863 Two Representatives in Legislature A. C. Blount 124? H. C. Clopton 1 1592 J. T. Harper 990 Jas. McHugh 1816 Sheriff A. Cary Ellis 1260 Frank Sanders 1139 J. C. Van Pelt 1119 County Superintendent N. B. Cook . 1531 A. S. Edwards 165C County Treasurer Joel Frater 1558 - J. Ed. Williams 1722 Supervisor of Registration J. D. Goss ..1172 Frank Maura 1419 Judge Court of Record E. D. Bergs 13C3 Kirke Monroe : 2012 County Commissioner, District 1. George C. Clutter 134 P. McLellan 125 Marlon P. Sheppard 163 County Commissioner, District 2. W. A. Dunham 631 Jos. L Johnson 236 County Commissioner, District 3. Geo. H. Davis 124 J. Fischer 100 R. B. Saunders 141 B. W. Seeley 45 W. A. Shelby 82 County Commissioner, District 4. W. C. Barrineau 479 Arthur W. Davis .230 M. E. Morey 121 County Commissioner, District 5. M. O. Barrett 170 J. D. McCurdy 216 Justice of the Peads, District 2. W. L. Gilmore 674 Will L. Johnson 830 Geo. T. Morgan 643 Justice of th. Peace, District 3. Theo. B. Beck 83 J. D. Trammell 62 Justice of the Peace, District 6. J. L. Hurrey 77 (Continued on Page Two.) S Price of Meat Reaches Highest Point Known in Twenty Years By Associated Press. New Tork, May 1. Wholesale and retail prices of beef have reached the highest point In twenty years In this city. Prices have been climbing stead ily for three weeka Packers say that with corn selling at 81 cents a bushel farmers are not feeding cattle. Potatoes are sellng at record prices also, and scarcity of production Is, given as the cause. A Washington market dealer said today that if it had not been for the Importation of the low grade English potatoes recently there would have been a potato famine in New York. No reduction In the present price of potatoes is expected until June, when the crop of Norfolk potatoes will come In. The marketing committee of the A. S. Edwards Defeats N. B. Cook For School Superintendent. ALL PRECINCTS REPORTED WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PINEVILLE, WHICH POLLS ONLY 19 VOTES AND CANNOT CHANGE THE RE SULT LIST OF THE COUNTY CANDIDATES WHO WILL BE OP PONENTS IN SECOND PRIMARY. The figures given below are complete for Escambia county with the excep tion of Plneville. precinct No. l. which contains only 19 qualified voters and not enough to change the result In any case. The county candidates who will have to run over In the second primary are as follows: Sheriff A. Cary Ellis and Frank D. Sanders. County Commissioner, District No. 1 Geo. W. C. Clutter and Marlon P. Sheppard. County Commissioner, District No. 2 Geo. IL Davis and R B. Saunders. Justice of Peace, District No. J W. L. Gilmore and Will L. Johnson. Justice of Peace, District No. J. L. Hurrey and W. H. Mitchell. Constable. Distrct No. 2 C. P. Bob and S. J. Jones. Harbormaster J. Ed. Abercrorabie and Ben Rocheblav. , EMBALMERS AT WORK ALL NIGHT Prepared for Inspection of the Un identified Dead .by Relatives M Search cf Missing Ones. By Associated Presa Halifax. N. S., May L Thirty ara balmers worked all night In an im provised morgue preparing for inspeo tion of more of the unidentified dead in whom centers fragile hope that relatives still searching for Titanic victims may find their kin. The unidentified list, with the ex ception of two tentative ldeniCeatlons made last night, still- stood at sixty when the wo'-k was resumed today. This was the official total as estimated from White Star lists. George Widen ex. "Jr.. of Philadelphia, haa left Halifax, apparently convinced tlat the body buried at sea was that of his fathers valet and not of Mr. Wldener. Several others whose hopes wee shattered by yesterday's develop ments started for home, though many others whose quest has to far been without success will await the ar rival of the cableship Mlnla wijh which promises to be a meagre addi tion to the list of bodies recovered. Major Blanto Winship, U. g. A-. to da said that he had seen the uniden tified dead and had given up hope of finding Major Butt's body. STARS AND STRIPES ARE TORN DOWN Red Flag Substituted During a Flero Fight at May Day Meeting of New York Socialists. By Associated Press. New York, May 1. The Star and Stripes were, torn down and trampled under foot and the red Dag ' substi tuted during a fierc. fight at the May da j' meeting of the Socialist party and affiliated unions in Union Square park uiin ariemoon. The trouble started at the conclusion of the parade, when men and women gathered In the park for the speech making and the United States flag was carried to the platform. Taka that dirty rag down," went up the cry from the crowd. Those on the plat form held their ground and tried to quiet the tumult A fist fight resulted. roliCemen knocked down three men and bloody faces were numerous. The flag was finally hurled to the ground. $700,000 MORE IS APPROPRIATED Congress Sets Aside This Amount fa the Relief of the Mississippi River Sufferers. By Associated Presa. Washington. May 1. Nearly 1700. 000 more for the relief of Mississippi river flood sufferers was voted by the house committee on appropriations to day. , For quartermasters supplies, such as tents, etc, the committee pro vides J277.179. The commlsslary de partment, supplying the destitute with food, will receive I420.0CO. state food Investigating commission has been told that there is an extreme shortage In butter and that it would be Impossible to buy 150 tubs cf butter from any one man or firm In the New York market. William E. Skinner of Denver, presi dent of the International Live Stock Exposition Association, who Is in the this city, says: "We have got into bad shape la tils country through not having been prey pared for the period through which w passed during the last five years. mean the farming of the range. I otner words, the range has almost tirely disappeared and most of lana formerly given over to grarf has been settled by farmers. The mer has not yet adjusted fclmsell live stock growing. ; a