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20 PAGES TO-DAY. The Journal's Want Ad Way is the the Easy Way for You LOCAL 8HOWER3 SUNDAY AND PROBABLY MONDAY j LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST WINDS. VOL. XV. NO. 108. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 5, 1912. PRICE. 5 CENTS. rWILSON CONTINUES TO INCREASE LEAD i Out of 15,570 Votes, He Lacks Only 1243 of Having a Majority. SANTA ROSA, CALHOUN AND LIBERTY COUNTIES ARE ..THE ONLY ONES , NOT COMPLETE AND THE POPULAR CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS 8H0ULD SHOW FURTHER GAINS OVER CON GRESSMAN MAYS. Emmett Wilson continue to Increase hit lead over Dannlette H. Mays for congress in the Third district. He now leads Mays by 579 votes and out of a total vote of 15,570 he lacks only 1.245 of bavin g a majority over both candidates. The incomplete returns show the following: THE STANDING. County Flournoy Mays Wilson Escambia 491 Santa Rosa. ...... 182 Holmes 278 Walton 485 Washington .... 120 Jackson 386 Calhoun 170 Franklin ' 58 Gadsden 244 Liberty 15 Leon 290 1986 443 610 516 631 1003 216 152 224 35 238 73 185 231 Jefferson Wakulla ....... Madison ........ Totals ..3063 5964 6543 The complete returns will increase Wilson's lead, but on the basis of the above he will require only 41 per cent of the Flournoy vote in the second primary to.wln the nomination. It Is believed that he will get not only 41 per cent but a very much larger per . cent of the Florunoy vote. The com bined Wilson and Flournoy vote rep resents a heavy majority against Con gressman Mays and indicates as plain ly as anything could do that the peo ple of the Third district 'want a new congressman. Many of them were not very particular whether it was .Wil son or Flournoy, but a big majority of them want an active man to repre sent them at Washington. Mr. Wilson's friends all over the district are very active and, with the fine lead which he now has to encour age them, they have no doubt that he Will be elected -by an . overwhelming majority on May 28. , MANY INJURED ' r BY FALLING BUILDING New Structure Collapses, .Three Be Ing Killed Outright and Score or Morw of Others Are Badly Hurt By Associated Press. Toronto, OnL, May 4. A score or more persons were buried in debris when a wall in the new Neilson build ing collapsed today. A man and two women were killed outright, and work er a. digging in the ruins discovered three other Imprisoned persons who re believed to have perished. Several girls were hurt so seriously It Is fear ed they can't recover. ? The entire city lire department was called out to help in the work of res ' cue. Monas of wounded women and girls led the searchers. In many, In stances they discovered debris-im prisoned persons whom It was lmpos sible to release until derrick could be 1 set up. , The first and second floors of the five-story building were occupied by flim of ice cram manufacturers. On these two floors two hundred girls and women were at owrk when the wall collapsed. ' The work of rescue proceeded slow ' try and at t o'clock it was feared many dead would be found In .the ruins. INVESTIGATION IS ORDERED BY HOUSE Navy Department Contracts With the United States .Steel Corporation Will Be Looked Into. .. . By Associated Press. Washington, May 4. Investigation of navy department contracta with the United States Steal Corporation was ordered by the house today. The resolution directs the navy sec retary to protect all contracts, agree ment and understandings with the corporation or auxiliary companies on steel, armor plate and other material used In warship construction as ' far back as October. 1911. . COMPENSATION BILL IS . ATTACKED BY HOKE SMITH . By Associated Press. Washington, May 4. Senator Hoke Smith of Georgia, spoke against the workmen's compensation bill. In the sen ate today declaring the proposed measure wouM fall to satisfy the railroad em ployes whom It was intended to benefit. Ha asked that a vote on the bill be postponed till the next session, in order to give rail empioy a cnanco 10 ai.ua Three of the Men Homeless People are Convicted By Associated Presa. Berlin, May 4. The trial begun on March 28 of the men accused of being responsible for the wood alcohol poi sonings which P occurred Christmas among Inmates of the municipal night ahelter for the homeless ended today. A druggist named, Schmach, who se cured and prepared the deadly spirits, was sentenced to five years' Imprison ment. Two salesman named Zastrow an Meyen. were each given two taonths In JaiL I'M indictment against the accused, HON. A. M. CI RUSSELL ' - DIES IN BROOKSVILLE Special to Tha Journal Brooksville, Fla.. May 4. Hon. A. M. C. Russell, educator, died at his home here this morning. He was forced by illness to abandon his campaign for superintendent of public instruction. PERKINS TO FIGURE IN HARVESTER SUIT w.orge W. ,-erkins. George W. Perkins, former partner of J. P. Morgan, will figure promin ently in the dissolution suit which ras been brougth against the Har vester Trust at Minneapolis. Perkins is a large stockholder in and director cf the International Harvester Com pany. GARNER SUPPORTS ROOT AMENDMENT Texas Representative Urges House Committee to Accede to Measure Which Would' Bar Revolutionists From the United States. : By Aaaoclated Press. . i Washington. May 4. Representative Garner of Texas urged the house com mittee on immigration today to ac cede to the Root amendment to the immigration law which . ' would bar Mexican revolutionists from the United States., He argued that the Hoot amendment would operate to prevent the United States becoming embroiled with Mex ico, because of the activities of Mexi cans temporarily within the borders of the United States. Representative Berger, of Milwau kee, a Socialist, declared the amend ment was un-American and tyrannical. NINE WITNESSES ; AGAINST ALLEN One Witness Said It Was Sldna ' and Not Floyd Who Fired First Shot at Attorney William M. Foster.- By. Associated Press.-;.- - Wythevllle.- Va-. May 4.NIn wit nesses testified . against Floyd, Allen today. Part of the testimony was to the effect that Floyd Allen shot at William M. Foster, the dead , common wealth's attorney. One said-Sldna Al len, -not Floyd, fired the first shot. The trial , will be resumed Monday. WIL SQUELCH MEXICAN , REBELLION IN .TWO MONTHS By Associated Press. Washington,- May i. Martinez Crespo, retiring Mexican ambassador, told o fa cials here today he mas confident, from private advices, that , the rebellion in the Southern republic would be squelched within two montns at the most. He said the Mexican ' people wanted peace and 'that their pride would lmoel them to desire restoration to the high place they formerly held among Latin- American races. .- Senor Crespo goes back to his former post at Vienna. . STATE DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT THE ELECTION - By Associated Presa Washington, May 4. The state depart ment. It is-expected, will call on author ity aof the Panama canal sone to deal nate American officials to watch over the Panama elections this summer, as they aid in ,1308. Both political parties, between whom there la intense rivalry, have expressed the desire that the United States see that there Is a fair election. There have been minor disorders m the preliminary campaign, according to art vices from Panama. who Poisoned which specified 89 cases of death and five of total blinding from the effects of wood alcohol poisoning, alleged the violation of the pure food law by the preparaton and sellng of harmful sub stitutes and thus causing serous bodily harm. The figure 89 given as the number of deaths was taken merely for convenience. Many more deaths in the past, it is now known, were due to wood alcohol poisoning and -the sale of the delterious liquor is known to have been going on for years. V f - '- Tn I " , , - p I ., '' 1.- $v.i 1 , v :: i M X - V Vl;V : WILSON LANDS STATE OF TEKAS Taft and Teddy Running Neck and Neck All . Over the State. IN MARYLAND THE CANDIDATES FOR THE REPUBLICAN NOMI- NATION CLOSE THE CAMPAIGN WITH BITTER ADDRESSES THE ELECTION OCCURS THERE MONDAY. AND A TREMENDOUS VOTE WILL BE POLLED. Rv Associated Presa. Dallas,- May 4. Governor wiiaona ir.ne lead over Clark and Harmon In touay's presidential preference pro- cinct primaries was Increased tonight by further returns from the state at large but did not serve to clarify the Republican situtlon. With the returns a: hand Roosevelt ana xart are run- nlhg neck and neck. Out of about half tne state reponea at midnight Wilson's followers were assured of control of a sufficient num. ber of county conventions to give him 252 votes at the state convention out of a total of 623.' Harmon has 50 and Clark lT Taft is certain of 83 vote o.' .to vT,tiftn nrt RooseVelt c- -- . . I IV. The vote. in the. state Republican convention Is 252. TAFT" AND ROOSEVELT FIGHT. VIGOROUSLY IN MARYLAND By Asaoclated Press. TtaTtfTOm- "Mav 4. f arvl&nds nrlm-I IN HIS CO 1 ary campaign closed tonight and is ed States army relief depot is feeding conceded to have 'been the most rig- and- supplying approximately nlnety orous ever waged in the state. The one thousand homeless people. sixteen votes in the state to the "na- i t-, mi H .T.rmin.ri I by the personal preference presidential candidates by the people Monday. For the. Republicans the struggle Is be- tween Taft- and Roosevelt. Both of s:mfi rtretonthhee iThT1" leatos the fight to the last Hour. Roosevelt again crossed the state to- day and delivered his parting shot toMlu".,uu;A;,u,,ce -rr Dice night at Cumberland. Taft entered the state this morning and after blaring a trail almost to the northern bound- 1 ary came back again and made tls last appeal here tonight ,: All the candidates - whose names appear on " the-primary ballots, Taft.1 Roosevelt, Clark. Harmon and Wilson, J visitea me sxaie recenuy. 1 In his speech here tonight Taft de- I elared Roosevelt prevented the prose-1 cutlon of the Harvester Trust after J George w. Fermns, airector ana sup-ine porter of Roosevelt, asked that the trust be not taken into the courts, and Intimated that Charles J. Bonaparte. attorney general under Roosevelt, was J widening gap. A new menace has de mistaken when he said he (Taft) was J veloped there. The current from the present at tne camnet meeting wmcn decided aaralnat the Droseeution. H aald th dlaxv of Herbert Knot Smith of the bureau of corporations, proved that at th tlm rm,far-rA tn )i. ma nrt trlp around the world. - ROOSEVELT SAY8 THE BOSSES WANT HIM BEAT I By Asaoclated Preea. Cumberland, Mt, May 4. Theliot iat ieht aald the town was deep "bosses" in the Democratic party and Republican party, Roosevelt charged today, are trying to defeat him. Ht asserted the Democratic "bossfes" fore- aaw meir own aownrau 11 He wins, tooseven maae ma iaat rnui 1 tn Maryland voters her tod a v. H nniA the Democratic "bosses" are furtively aiding the Republican "bosses- to de- feat him. CTJ ATJTTTXTr tvt- mttrA uniiiinu rvjSS 1WU MASTED SCHOONER Trcaaurv 0B.rmn I. r-: Hunt For the Granada Which j , - - .viiiiu Cleared From New Orleans. n a ....I. b Washlnaton. Mav 1 a rected by the treasury department is under way in the gulf, for the two- masted schooner Granada, which cleared rrom Kew Orleans for Nica ragua, and was reported having gone through Grant's pass near Mobile bay, April za, apparently en route lor Mo bile or Florida. The revenue cutter Winona Is con ducting the search. Attorney General Wlckersnam instigated the hunt, hav- l ing reponea circumstances Indicating possiDie violation or tne neutrality law. r iZLJKRAL. ARMY IS DEFEATED Rebels Ar Said to Have Won Vie- tory at Torreon, But No Details Ware Given. By Associated Press. Washlnrton. Mav 4. Th Mexican federal army has been defeated bv the rebel forces of General Orozco in the big battle at Torreon, according to advlces received by the treasury do- partment today from the southern border. No details were given. ITALIAN FLEET T?HfinT?5 -" --' "- One of Largest and Most Eastern Islands in the Aegean Sea ia Taken From the Turks. By Associated Press. Rome, May 4.WThe Italian fleet this morning seized the Turkish island Rnoaes. Rrdes Is one of the largest and most eastern island in the Aegean sea. It has an area of about 550 square mues ana a population or au.uuu, lae majority of whom are Greeks. SUN SHIS IN FLOOD SECTIO Rains Hold Back But Are Expected to Come Again During Today. WEATHER BUREAU SAYS RIVER WILL GO UP ANOTHER FOOT AND WARNINGS ARE SENT THE PEOPLE IN THE VALLEY ON BOTH SIDES OF BIG STREAM FOR HASTY FLIGHT TO HIGH GROUND. By Associated Prut New Orleans. May 4. Six hours of aunshine In the lower Mississippi val- ley today gave some little relief from the tense anxiety of the past few days, The- rains held back today but may come again tomorrow. The engineers who yesterday were almost hopeless, uiui b.u mo uoyew ui oavmS m remaining leeves are iavoraDie, put mo ua.n6c . . . . ine weauier oureau nas scneauiea another foot of rise above the present VSVJT. V . t . X , Iw bave been sent the People In tha .yalleys on both des of the big stream xneir caiie w mgn grouna ana k.mu tru Trl m haetn t "w,;W"tr?- from all points up and down the rlver --no ' 7 7 ! tJT-- cay. ' In the vicksburg territory the unit i oaiou xwu6 i department is supplying approximate- fJ0 , T r.Voi oin4L . This gives a grand total of Pople whom the d8 5ssAs;i 1 fv, -r riuin? monv to heln r".:.l-- tEiV "J.n," ' to riae' at aH .k tj t-w with the i . im.,. rinudhnrat nroDortions A ., vtr vhteh haa -nvr9.A . irr' area of northern T rt th MiaaiBdlnol through tmn.A ; nr.dlo.Menm - are - made the forecasted high stages, will ,A TCpded south OI that junction. t.- in ime instances will eclipse the previous floods in the river by two f eet. At New Orleans last night former record was Dunea Dy ai I mnet a foot. I The water at Torras Is pouring 1 thrnns-h that crevasse with an ever 1 hrv i bo strong tnai n is mreaten- I inc tn pat into the rear or tne levee l a mil hlow that place. " The levee 1 curves considerably at tms piace, ai- I Imdnv TjctPX to StriKO 11 Wlin Lcr- I rific force, uniesa it cm vm uuoucu I tv.!- in arreat danger of a second crevasse there which undoubtedly would be more destructive tnan me I one at Torras. I a t.r.hrtn message from Letts under water and hundreds of persons in the surrounding country were L.. in their homes, in gin houses I and on housetops. .Motor boats have been sent to Letts tor special worn. 1 -a rt- wnere a urea.n w I trdav. Is today under from ten to twenty-five feet of water. A break had teen expected for several rraetlcally all of Its 1.000 inhabitants had removed to St. Fran I.. m rt that nlace. The prop "V"!! ZT' however, will be heaW! Nulnrous "J1U!f' theliv rounaauon- -xxr - 1 . -nm tnir iormei . iuwouuiw. S U i- completely cut off from I r.n and telegraph communication. One telephone wire still remains intact 1 v.. -.,-a wnicn naa wiutneu lu ftft ft will not Have a senous eneci on the jurrounainscuu"" .... .-JcTT7mit I ARMY Kyn" - IN FOOD DISTRIBUTION TT-..vunn Mav 4. The army has reached Its limtl In the distribution of relief to the Mississippi, river suffer ers the entire appropriation for the commissary department having been Mai'r Normoyle. in charge of the relief work, was today instructed by telegraph to contract for no more sup- nlieas to do so would make him piles, as , th law 1 7?"JZ:; been aaked for an appro bject to p"r,;-7n": 5J5.iT.., i.niiai era - . Tvl ;,...nt order of the war depart ment will have the effect of Immediate I action THE LEVEES ARE STILL' I - I -Raton P.ouge, La., May t. ine Mis- sisslppi river levee In front of Baton Rouge was still holding this afternoon, due to the heroic efforts of the cltJ- sens, who worked all night long, sld by side witn ouu uu negro laborers, ninng ssna ana topping tne enure uvut- xuo nu- nr'J!J ?S,Sh"iV. li.r,. tte board of engineers. Issued 1 . . 1 .V. - ,. ... orders tnis morams vi .ir,o anA rertairing the Pontchar- I train nrotectldn levee below the city J must be completed today, for. barrlne I miracle, he says, the front levee cannot hold twenty-rour nours longer. I Th river rose three-tenths of a foot I tnr the twenty-four hours ending at 7 ofja. m. today, the gauge reading 42.8 1 feet, but during tne nigni 11 was sia- HnncIT Increasea siages were re- I nAcA at all points above Baton I vtmr as far as Natchez. I An increased day force this morn- 1 . at I (Continued on Page Nine FOR FEW HOURS TRAUELL AND U N If! SECOND FIGHT Woodrow Wilson Delegates Win in Third Congres sional District. CLAUDE L'ENGLE AND W. M. TOOMER WILL BE IN SECOND PRIMARY FOR CONGRESSMAN! AT LARGE JOHN T. G. CRAW FORD IS FAR IN THE LEAD FOR NATIONAL COMMITTEEMAN. With a total vote for governor of 54,916 reported and' only about 5,000 votes yet to hear from. Indications now are that Wm. H. Milton and Park Trammell will run the race off in the second primary.- Claude L'Engle and W. M. Toomer will enter the second primary for con gressman at large, L'En?le lacking some 3,000 or 4,000 votes now of having a majority over all. John T. G. Crawford and Eugene Matthews will enter the second pri mary to determine who will be na tional committeeman. Wm. M. Holloway and W. N. Sheats will contest for the office of state superintendent of public Instruction. The vote on governor from the re turns now In stands as follows: VOTE. ON GOVERNOR. Cromwell Gibbons - 9,915 Wm. H. Milton 10,55'J E. M. Semple 777 Park Trammell ....24,240 John W. Watson 9.39(1 About 6,000 votes are yet to be re ported. VOTE ON NATIONAL COMMITTEE MAN. John T. G. Crawford 12,575 Wm. Hocker . 5,443 Eugene Matthews 8,243 It is possible that the complete re turns may give Crawford a majority over both opponents, but that is doubtful. CONGRESSMAN AT LARGE. The Journal wired Wm. Toomer and Claude L'Engle for a statement and the following replies were re ceived: . Jacksonville, Fla., May 4, 1912. Journal, Pensacola, Fla. Answering your wire today latest telegraphic reports indicates field leads L'Engle approximately six thou sand votes. I lead O'Brien approxi mately fourteen hundred. WM. TOOMER, S Jacksonville, Fla., May 4, 1912. Journal. Pensacola, Fla. My lead with figures at hand ex ceeds ten thousand, which will be in creased if second primary Is neces sary. My coming victory will be greater than the one of last Tuesday, Thousands of dollars were spent for Toomer and the special interests will raise an enormous sum, but the peo ple are with me. CLAUDE L'ENGLE. MILTON LEADING GIBBONS. Jacksonville, May 4. W. H. Milton Is leading Cromwell Gibbons for sec ond place In the gubernatorial race In all Incomplete counties and Milton will go into the second primary against Park Trammell for the nomination This statement is made by John T. . Crawford, who is managing Milton's campaign. GIbbons's Figures. Cromwell Gibbons issues a state ment which shows his figures on th race to-be as follows: Gibbons 9,9 Milton 9.703. Semple 774, Trammel' 24.191. Watson 9.252. CoL Gibbon says he has yet many favorable pre cincts to hear from. Tallahassee Report. Tallahassee, May 4. Official ana other returns here tonight give Tram mell 3,767, Milton 10.051. Gibbons 9, 655, Watson 9.028, Semple 974. Leon County. Tallahassee. May 4. The official count of Leon county for governor gives Trammell 597, Milton 163. Gib bons 19, Watson 159, Semple 1; for consrress Flournoy Z90. Mays 351 Wilson 238; for superintendent Hol lowav 233, Sheats 593. Russell 58; for treasurer Luning 617, Jones 133 Grlner 59. All county officers re elected except county superintendent Isler beat Epps by forty votes. Wakulla County. Tallahassee. May 4. The offlda' vote of Wakulla county for governor rives Trammell 570. Milton 115, Gib bons 9. Watson 35, Semple 1: ror con gress Flournoy 6Z. Mays Z40, wnsor 185; for superintendent Holloway 111 Sheats 332, Russell 43; for treasurer -Limine- 203. Jones 93. Grlner 74. Crawfordvllle. May 4. All precinct In Wakulla county give: Congress man at large Beacham 16. L'Englp 285, Martin 6, O'Brien 49, Toomer 5t Williamson 35; governor Gibbons Milton 116, Semple 1. Trammell 370 Watson 88; congressman Flournoy 82 Mays 240, Wilson 15. Walton County. DoFunlak Springs. May 4. Thir oonntv. official, gives: For conBTes man at large Beacham 39. L'Engle rl 3S6. Martin 41. O'Brien 67. Toomer 302. Williamson 29; governor Gib bons 241, Milton 345, Semple 6. Tram mell 423, Watson 16J: district con eressman Flournoy 486, Mays 278 Wilson 616; district delegates Grigg? 508, Mayes 541, Renshaw 231, Smitn 294. Washington County. CThlnlev. May 4. The official vote of Washington county gives: President Underwood 4?2, unson &U4; eon erps-man at large Beacham 50. L'En gle 3S6. Martin 41, O'Brien 69, Toomer "45. Williamson bz; governor uib- bons 30. Milton 273, Semple 4, Tram- mpll 718. Watson 1; treasurer fiHnpr 144. Jones 276. Luning 42fi; superintendent Holloway 341. Russell 139, Sheats 5SZ; commissioner agn culture Donnan 254, McRae 717; con e-ressman Flournoy 120. Mays 409, Wilson 753; district delegates Griggs (Continued on Page Sixteen.) W LI ORGANIZE Enthusiastic Supporters of Candidate Will Gather at Court House. OBJECT OF THE ORGANIZATION WILL BE TO WORK FOR HIS ELECTION TO CONGRESS ALL ARE INVITED AND THERE WILL BE A GENERAL GETTING TO GETHER OF THE FRIENDS OF THE LEADING CANDIDATE. Determined that the Third congres sional district will hereafter be rep resented In the national law-making body by a man who is the product of the country embraced in the district, a man who is aggressive, determined and eloquent, who' s a debater of rare ability and who possesses those quali ties of statesmanship found in the men who made the south famous a generation ago, a big mass meeting of citizens will meet at the Escambia county court house Monday night at 7:30 o'clock and organize an Emmett Wilson Club. The exceedingly fine vote which Mr. Wilson was given in the first primary his friends take to mean that the people not only want a different rep resentative in congress but nave ae cided that Emmett Wilson Is the only one they want: No arrangements have been made for the meeting in the way of a pro gram, but there will be a number of imnromntu speeches ana a general gettlng-together of the supporters of the man who led the ticket in tne con gressional race. Mr. Wilson's strength did not come from any one section and his friends in everv county or tne aietrict na o assured him that in the second race he will be given a much larger vote and In some instances men who sup nnrtpd the other candidates have been convinced that he represents those things which the people or tne aimci want and will rauy to nis support iu th second race. fn account of entering the race at a late hour andhaving to attend to nis official duties as state . attorney, air wnonn wa no able to make as thorough canvass of the district as hi would liked to have done ana nis friends believe that he could have won out on the first ballot had ne gone into the campaign a month sooner. Every voter in this section of the state, whether they are supporters of m Wilson or not. are urgea to attena the mass meeting tomorrow night at 7:30 o'clock. E8 NEW YORK THIS M0R1G TUGS MARY SCULLY AND LUCK- ENBACH, WHICH WILL TOW IT TO THAT CITY, WILL BEGIN VOYAGE THIS MORNING, PRO VIDED WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE. Tr-t!- conditions being favorable. the old Spanish dry rock, recently pur chased from the United States govern ment bv the firm of James Shewan & Sens of New York, win Degm tr.e ius trip from the Pensacola navy yard to Xew York early this morning. If the weather is too threatening today the tugs which .will tow the dock to New Vork may not begin their Jounrey be fore tomorrow morning, or whenever the weather is more favorable. The tugs Mary Scully and Lucfcen bach arrived here several days ago for the nurnose of taking the dock in tow and the arrangements have been completed and everytnlng is now in readiness to proceed. The superintendent of docks for the firm which purchased the dock is also in the city looking after the trans ferring of tehblg dry dock. A WILSON CLUB MONDAY NIGHT DO Li FOR Considerably Handicapped Chicago Papers Issue Sunday Editions By Associated Press. Chicago, May 4. Considerably han dicapped, the Chicago morning news papers tonight succeeded In gettins? out Sunday editions about the usu-U size. Officers of the Publishers As sociation announced that the places vacated by the striking pressmen and stereotypers were filled by other work men and it is expected that each office will have a full complement of mn by the middle of next week. The strike took on a serious turn to day when the stereotypers in all th? offices affected left their work in sym pathy with 1 e original strikers. This was the third union to join in the 35.000 F0R19 01 FRONTAGE N PALAFOX S M. J. Elkin Buys the Kirk Property at Corner of Garden and Palafox. UNDERSTOOD THAT HE IS ON A DEAL WITH W. S. KEYSER FOR 21 FEET MORE. WHICH WILL GIVE HIM 40 FOOT FRONTAGE ON WHICH HE WILL ERECT A MODERN BUILD! N'G AT AN EARLY DATE? Thirty-five thousand dollars for a frontage of 19 feet on Palafox street has been paid by M. J. Elkan for tha Kirk property at the corner of Gar den and Palafox streets. The property has a depth of 183. feet. The Fisher Real Estate Agency, acents for tha property, announced the consummation, of the deal yesterday afternoon. There Is a small one-story brick building: new occupying the site. It Is understood that Mr. Elkan. who has associated with him several Ala bama parties, la now negotiating with W. S. Keyser for about 21 feet adjoin ing the property just bought, and that on this site Mr. Elkan will erect a modern building. It is rot known for what purpose it will be used, or the 6lze the structure. The price paid for the property !s considered high, but It is situated In. about the most desirable business sec tion of the city. HENDERSON 0 THE PROGRAM II HOUSTOI SECRETARY OF PENSACOLA COM MERCIAL - .ASSOCIATION WILL ADDRESS THE ANNUAL MEET ING OF THE SOUTHERN COM. "mERCIAL. SECRETARIES ASSO CIATION. Among those on the program for addresses during the annual meeting of the onthern Commercial Secretaries Association, which convenes in Hous ton, Texas, May 17th and 18th, la Sec retary Leland J. Henderson, of the Teiiaacola Commercial Association. . Mr. Henderson has been asked to address the association during the oren forum, which la to be conducted during the afternoon of May 13th, tbe last day of the meeting. This part of the seaslon will be given to hearing experiences from the secretaries along the lines in which they work and which are of mutual Interest to them. Mr. Henderson will invite the asso ciation to hold the next annual ses sion in Pensacola. and will endeavor to eecure the meeting for this city. . MEMBERS AGREE TO SUGAR REDUCTION Democrats of the Senate Committee on Finances Consent to Lowering Tariff 33 1-3 Per Cent. By Asaoclated Press. Washington. May 4. Democrats members of the senate committee on finance practically agreed today to fa vor a reduction of 33 1-3 per cent from the present tariff on sugar, and voted to abolish the duties standard and differential on sugar. This win be carried out in a provision which will la offered as a a amendment to the Democratic houie free tugar bill. NOTED EREATHITT COUNTY FEUDIST, IS ASSASSINATED By Associated Press. Lexington, Ky , May 4 Ed. Callaghan. notorious Breathitt county feudlrt, was assassinated today as he stood in the door of his store at Crockettsville, 20 miles from Jackeon. The assarsins hid on the same hillside from which Calla han was shot two years a?o. The feudist was rldiied with bullets. strike, the wagon drivers having pre viously quit. The walk-out of "the stereotypers compelled the publishers to condense the morning papers. Only one edition was issued and this without any a4 vertisements. It was expected that the afternoon papers would act simi larly and Issue only one edition III condensed form. For the first time since the strike began, shooting was resorted to to day. Several shots were fired in th streets in front of one of the newspa per building at Madison and Dearborn streets. Xo one was injured, but the police made several arrests. Newspa per wagons, under the guard of police men, .were being loaded at the time of the shooting.