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PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1912.
PRICE. 5 CENTS.
MILTON IS IN THE
LATE RETURNS FR0K1
PRIMARY WE CHANGES
! Si 0 MM LiwW 11 LiClnl yiiy 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
:' 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:
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:
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.
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.
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
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.
THE LATTER RECEIVED THE
HIGHEST VOTE IN ESCAMBIA
COUNTY, BUT STOKES GETS BIG
VOTE IN SANTA ROSA AND
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.
TO BOLD ROBBERY
Wanted to Get Married so Took Money
From Railroad and Gave it to Her
.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."
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
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
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
- ' 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
The One rt New Orleans Is Among the
Number to go on Aocount of Re
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
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
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
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
Special to The Journal.
Jacksonville, May 1. Jno. T. G.
Crawford tonight issued the following
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.
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
Taf t and Clark W in in
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
A somewhat similar situation was
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
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
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
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.)
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
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
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.
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
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.
The following are the Incomplete re
turns from Escambia county:
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
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
Cromwell Gibbons ............. 683
William H- Milton 893
Park Trammell 1159
Edward M. Semple 13
John W., Watson 385
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
W. R. Dorman 671
W. A. McRae 1711
Royal C. Dunn 149?
John L. Neeley 690
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
A. Cary Ellis 1260
Frank Sanders 1139
J. C. Van Pelt 1119
N. B. Cook . 1531
A. S. Edwards 165C
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
The marketing committee of the
A. S. Edwards Defeats N. B.
Cook For School
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
The county candidates who will have
to run over In the second primary are
Sheriff A. Cary Ellis and Frank D.
County Commissioner, District No.
1 Geo. W. C. Clutter and Marlon P.
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. ,
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
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
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
Congress Sets Aside This Amount fa
the Relief of the Mississippi River
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
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. ;