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IWWIIMiHIIiHHIMM(MMww 8HOWER8 TUESDAY AND PROBA BLY WEDNESDAY f MODERATE SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH WINDS 10 PAGES TO-DAY. The Journal's Want Ad Way is the Easy Way for You the VOL. XV. NO. 109. PENSACOLA FLORIDA, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 7, 1912. PRICE, 5 CENTS. LEVEE WORKERS DISCOURAGED; THE ELEMENTS AGAINST THEM Rain Continues to Come Down in Torrents and the River Still Rising. A DESPERATE FIGHT 13 BEING WAGED DAY AND NIGHT TO SAVE THE REMAINING LEVEES FROM RAVAGES OF THE FLOOD r-BIG FORCES EMPLOYED AT NEW OR LEAN 8 TO SAVE THAT CITY FROM BEING FLOODED. By Associated Press. New Orleans May 6. "It looks like the elements are against us." This was the statement this afternoon by "Major Kerr, chief of the Louisiana state board of engineers, and sums up the principal chapter of the story of the desperate fight being waged day and night to save Louisiana's remain ing levees from the ravage of the Mississippi river flood water. The situation continues threatening but there were no reports todav of Dreaxs in tne Mississippi levees and engineers expressed -a hope ' of final victory. Hard rains fell this mornlna- and Jast night all along the river as far Tiorth as Torras. Increased forces of . laborers were sent today to the weak sections n between Morganza and New Roads and others to Amesville, Ave miles north of here to work on a bad Vtretch of eight thousand feet. Tru levees are still holding tonight at Baton Rouge. The water from the Torras crevasse today reached Morganza and tonight rs a foot deep in some parts of town. The levee on the west side of thoActh . falaya river at ElbJa, six miles north of Melville, sloughted off this after noon, flooding a rich territory. Along Bayou Des Glalzes the situation con tlnued more alarming and at Slmmes port the people are fighting hard to prevent a break In the levees protect ng the town. TO SAVE NEW ORLEANS. In a steady downpour of rain sev erai nunarea mDorers . continued tne , f fht today to strengthen the levees in the third district of New Orleans, ex tending from Flood street, 55 blocks below Canal street, to a point near tl e big plant of the American Sugar (l;eflning Company. New revetments levees at some of the weak places and near Jackson Barracks a second line of new revetments are being put in. I I'jstween the levee and this new revet -! lient, dirt Is being filled in, but this process of widening the embankment '- Is very slow. The weak stretches In the third dis- tflet extend along almost a mile of the levee front. The water laeka three to four feet of reaching the top of the levee, but the protection em bankments are not standard grade levees. In places they are only 4 or 6 feet across at the top and extend less 1 than SO feet from the water's edge on the land side. , In front of the Ursuline convent numerous crawfish and muskrat holes have developed and at these' points the outside of the levee has been blanketed with soft earth, tamped down with the backs of shovels. Besides this several thousand sand bags have been placed along the tops Of the levee in the commercial district, 10,000 additional sacks have been filled and today these are being distributee all along the water front. These sacks are being used to top the levees and stop overflow water. At Canal street the sand bags are piled three deep and at Esplanade street two "headers" of the bags hold back the water, whicn is 4 to 6 inches over the decks. Large forces of men are continuing the work of strengthening the weak . places in the levee at Bonnet Carre, 25 miles north of New Orleans on the city side of the river and today Capt. . FAerrlll. of the United States en gineers, placed Junior Engineer Se quiera with 50 laborers on a weak stretch of 8,000 feet at Westwego, five miles anove ew orieans, on tne Al giers side of the river. Captain Sher rlll says he needs several hundred la borers on the Westwego stretch but has found It Impossible to secure them. A very dangerous muskrat hole at that point was closed by cribbing hur riedly constructed late yesterday. Heavy rains yesterday and this morning further complicated the se rious Mississippi flood situation in the territory from the mouth of the Red river south, where federal and state engineers and Louisiana state officials have an army of approximately 8.000 laborers at work in a desperate and determined effort to save the remain ing levees. RIVER IS RISING. The river rose at all rolnts south of the Red river, a rise of two-tenths of a foot being recorded at New Orleans during the night. The rise at Baton Rouge was two-tenths for the past (Continued on Page Nine) 10,000 Visitors Are Already in Macon For Veteran's Reunion By Associated Press. Macon. Ga., May . Veterans of the Confederacy, eons and grandsons of veterans and their ladles to the num ber of 10,000 at the lowest estimate, already are here for the annual re union of the United Confederate Vet erans and affiliated organizations which will begin tomorrow morning. Eight special trains arrived this morning, some from far western states and Io cs.: railroad agencies report 150 more on the way. Delegations are coming from as far north as Kansas and Mis souri and from the west as far as Colorada and California. The largest delegation will come frcm Texas, mostly because San An tonio is a leading candidate for the next reunion. Other cities which want RIOTING AND REIGN OF , PREVAIL IN . By Associated Press. Philadelphia, Pa May 6. Rioting was begun today In Schuylkill Valley and continued tonight. Outbreaks are reported In the hard coal regions. There Is a feeling of unrest since the failure of the proposed agreements btween th operators and miners was TAKING TESTIMONY TO DISSOLVE UNITED STATES STEEL CORPORATION By Associated Press. New York, May 6. The taking of testimony In the federal suit to dis solve the United States Steel corpora tion was begun here today and proba bly will continue for two months. Hearings will be held. In other cities and probably it will be as much as a year before the United States circuit ccurt at Trenton, where the suit was filed, will take up the evidence for judicial consideration. The hearing today before Henry T. if! GUARDED BY SOLDIERS AT MIAIA OFFICERS OF LAW FEAR ENE . MIES OF LEE COLLINS MIGHT ATTEMPT TO TAKE HIM FROM PRISON. Special to The Journal. Marlannafi May 6. Eleven members of Company C. F. N. G came here this evening to guard Lee Collins, the negro charged with killng Deputy Sheriff Dan Hansford, of Calhoun county, last November, Collins escaped r. b irwia snil vn cantured &t ' Live . 1 ' ' ....w - - . Oak some months' later and carried to Tallahassee for " Bare Keeping. v nen court convened recerftly 'at ' Blounls- a fYiancrm rt venue tft this COUntV v. fe. a. -" ' - was secured. Collins was brought . w here ana arraignea iouay un me charge of murder, pleaded not guilty and his case was set for next Tues day. It was feared that the dead of ficer's friends might attempt to take maters in their own hands and troops were sent over with him. The soldiers will return to Tallahas see on the midnight train tonight car rying the prisoner with them to be kept until the day of his trial. Upon his return next week troops will be on duty here until the case Is disposed of. This step was taken as a matter of precaution for the protection of the negro. ' . - SIX HUNDRED REBELS KILLED Four Hundred Federals Routed Army of Fifteen Hundred Near Cuatro, Ciefuegos. By Associated Press. Mexico City. May 6. Six hundred rebels were killed and the remainder of the force of fifteen hundred sent scurrying to Cuatra, Ciefuegos, in a fight yesterday with 400 federals, ac cording to reports received by Presi dent Madero from the field af action. The federal loss Is not given but a number are dead. Considering the force of the govern ment forces It Is considered a remark able battle. It occurred between Cua tro, Clengas, and Monclova, and was the second engagement In three days and probably will be followed by a third tomorrow. - MRS. GRACE IS INDICTED BY JURY She Is Charged With Shooting Her Husband, Eugene H. Grace, in Their Fashionable Atlanta Home. By Associated Press. Atlanta, Mav . Mrs. Daisy Ople Grace was indicted today by the grand Jury on the charge of shooting her husband, Eugene H. Grace, at their home here on March 5th. Grace is still alive at his mother's home at Newnan, Ga. the reunion In 191S are Chattanooga and Jacksonvlle. San Antonio plans to unite the re union next year with the semi-centennial celebration of the battle of San Jacinto. The Southern Confederate Memorial Association, an organization of women whose purpose is to erect -monuments throughout the south, convened this afternoon. Tonight the Sons of Vet erans will assemble in the auditorium at Camp Gordon. Elaborate programs have been arranged and there will be many prominent speakers. Camp Gordon comprises ten thou sand tents lent by the government and will accommodate fully 15.000 veterans In addition to the national guard troops of Alabama and Georgia and several companies of Boy Scouts. Eat ing places have been installed in the state fair buildings. TEfeROR SCHUYLKILL VALLEY made public The Idle miners today made demonstrations. There Is a veritable reign of terror at Mahoney City tonight. Howling mobs of men, women and boys stoned suspected workmen. Trolley cars, au tomobiles and wagons suspected of conveying workers were stopped and searched by the rioters. Brown, the examiner appointed by the circuit court, was the first to be held In the suit which the government brought under the Sherman anti-trust law. Not only Is the steel corpora tion made a defendant, but many of its subsidaries and prominent Individuals are named in the suit. - J. Pierpont Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, George W. Perkins and Daniel G. Reld are some of the de fendants. ACCEPT PLANS AT THE ASM BOARD OF STATE INSTITUTIONS ACCEPT PLANS OF ARCHITECT J. B. DAVIS GOV. GILCHRIST ORDERS TROOPS TO MARIANNA. Special to The Journal. Tallahassee, May 6. The board of state Institutions this afternoon ac cepted plans of Architect J. B. Davis, fromerly of Madison county but now of Atlanta, for a receiving hospital at the state Insane asylum. . . Upon 'request of- State Attorney C. Lu W ilson and -ether . official requests; Gov. .rdlchist this afternoon - sent detachment of one non-commissioned officer and ten enlisted men from the Bloxham rifles to Marianne to Insure the safe-keeping of Lee Collins, to be tried"- there for murper. The mur der with which Collins- Is charged was committed last fall in Calhoun county. SAYS THE ALLENS HELD CONFERENCE One of Jury In Court Room at Time of Shooting Was Principal Witness Yesterday. By Associated Pre. Wltheville, Vsu, May 6. At the trial of Floyd Allen, the commonwealth to day . continued Its effort to show that the Allen gang had conspired to "shoot up the court and shoot down the law at Hillsvllle last March. The prose cution placed on the stand M. "C. White, a member of the Jury who found Floyd Allen guilty in the Carroll county court. White declared he had seen Floyd and Claude Allen hold a whispered conversation Just before the shooting occurred. When the firing began. White said he dropped to his hands and knees and crawled out of the court room. Thoroughly terrified. White Jumped into the fireproof vault in the clerk's room and remained there until the firing had ceased. He declared he did not see the shooting. LAWYER CHARGED WITH BRIBERY C. D. Comstock, of Birmingham, is Held Under $5,000 Bond to Await Action of Grand Jury. By Associated Press. Chattanooga, Tenn May 6. Pro bate Judge L. I Herzberg, at Gads den, Ala,, this morning held C. D. Comstock, the Birmingham lawyer who was tried a few weeks ago, Will Campbell, Sr.. and his son, Jim Camp belL charged with attempting to bribe a witness In the Lutes murder case to the action of the grand Jury under $500 bond. Will Campbell, Sr., Is the father of Will and Cleve Campbell, who. with D. S. McClaln. have been convicted of the Lutes murder. DECISION DISMISSES CLAIMS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT By Aasoclated Press. Washington, May 6. About eighty claims against the government, based upon the alleged use of private lands in the construction and strengthening levees along the Mississippi river, will be dismissed because of a decision an nounced today by the United States ccurt of claims in a case instituted by Mattie L. Jackson and others. The court held that the United States in exchange for its authority over navigable streams had the right tw prevent erosion and preserve the natural identity of streams, however injurious the consequences resulting from such procedure; that the owner ship of riparian lands on navigable waters was always subject to the consequences - of governmental im provements In the aid of naviga tlon. TRANSPORT ARRIVES TO MOVE MANY AMERICANS ' By Associated Press, Mazatlan. Sinaloa, Mexico, May 6. The transport Buford arrived at Ma zatlan at 7 a. m. today direct from San Diego, CaL The Buford will leave for Topolam bampo and Alt&ta this afternoon, re turning and , taking Americana from here Tuesday. 0 HOSPITAL TEN ARE KILLED WHEN TRAIN OF VETS. WRECKED Special Was Carrying Old Soldiers to Hie Reun ion at Macon. FORTY OTHERS WERE INJURED, SOME DANGEROUSLY, AND -'WERE CARRIED. TO HATT1ES BURG FOR "TREATMENT TWO DEAD BABIES' AND THREE OTHER UNIDENTIFIED VICTIMS ARE STILL IN THE DEBRIS. By Associated Press. Hattlesburg, Mies., May 6. Ten per sons were killed when the first sec tion of the New Orleans & Northeast- era "Vanzandt Confederate Veterans Special, en route from Texas to the reunion at Macon, Ga., was derailed early today at a trestle a mile south of Eastabuchl6, Miss. The locomo- j tive and five cars were wrecked and ! forty persons were hurt. Two uniden tified dead babies and three other vie- j tlms had not been taken from the de bris up to nightfall. They are believ ed to be veterans. Engineer W. A. Wood, of Merdian, Miss., and two un known machinists were killed. The derailment was .on a straight line and the train was running about thirty miles an hour. The dead were brought here. The Identified dead are: Mrs. J T. CiniMrm. TTati A brtnn Texas: J. S. Downing, Atlanta; W. A. Wood, engineer. Meridian; Mrs. Chas. Holmes. Bi SDrinirs. Texas: C C. Jones, negro fireman. The scene Immediately after the crash was particuraly distressing on ac-COUnt Of the cries of the lniiird The aged veterans who were uninjured wcrKed untiringly to extricate their less fortunate companions. When the enrlna send tender Ipft th track at a short trestle they were ionowea oy a oaggage car, day coach and three tourist sleepers. Various organizations are giving the Injured every attention here. . Five doctors alrt three nnrw, Vrntyn. ei thw anon A f )a 't.vriKi 'uu withjnrchalf an - hoar - after' the - fin jjcwb iracuea nere. living comraaes of the dead and injured, however, had not forgotten ' the lessons- they iearnea on tne neia or battle and their attention to the dead and ministra tions to the wounded v nrnmnf With the assistance of the. members of the train crew whose lives were sparea, the passengers allege, soon re moved the cars that stood on the tracks and had a-athered tnth tha remains of as amany of the dead as It was ,possioie to reacn before a wreck ing derrick could reach the scene to lift the debris from those ninioned h neath it. MARITIME BILLS PASS UNANIMOUSLY House' Adopts . Measures Relating to Maritime Conferences and it is Be lieved Senate Will Act Quickly. . By Associated Press. Washington, May 6. An interna tional maritime conference and imme diate equipment of all United States army transports with life-saving ap paratus Is provided for in the bills passed unanimously by the house to day. It is expected that equal speed will be made in the senate. The international - conference would be held in Washington and the presi dent is authorized to open negotiations with all maritime powers to send dele gates. The conference would consider the broad question of life-saving equipment of merchant vessels and in vestigating the desirability of interna tional patrol to the North Atlantic during seasons when Icebergs abound and the practicability of compelling large liners to have convoys on trips. WILL EMPLOY NON-UNION MEN This Is Decision of the Officials of the Twenty-Four Railroads Affected by Freight Handlers' Strike. By Associated Press. Chicago, May 6. Officials of the twenty-four railroads affected by the strike of 6,000 local freight handlers planned to resume the movement of freight today with the assistance of 1,000 non-union men. Patrolmen will guard railroad property. President Flannery, of the freight handlers' union, declared that the strike would spread to other cities un less the railroads granted the demands of the men Vi Chicago. The freight handlers ask a nine hour working day. an Increase of pay and a Saturday afternoon holiday. HALL IS TO SEAT 10.000 PERSONS Arrangements Are Being Made for Re publican Convention to Accommo date 1,230 More Than Last Year. By Associated Press. Chicago. May 6. An ararngement of seats in the coliseum for the Repub lican convention is being perfected whereby 10,000 persons, or about 1,200 more than were present when William H. Taft was nominated, may be ac commodated. The work of tabulating credentials already has begun at national head quarters. Although more than 800 delegates have been elected, credentials of only 110 have been received. HHP CLARK ID ROOSEVELT GET MARYLAND WILSON'S VOTE Incomplete Returns Show Progressives Had a Land slide in Primaries. HARMON RECEIVES ONLY FOUR VOTES TO THE STATE CON VENTION WOODROW WILSON THE ONLY CANDIDATE TO GET INSTRUCTED DELEGATES FROM SOUTH CAROLINA RESULT IN TEXAS REMAINS IN DOUBT. By Associated Press. Baltimore, May 6. Champ Clark and Foosevelt carried Maryland today. The Incomplete returns up to 12:15 a. m. from all counties of the state Indicate the vote for Roosevelt Is 66, Taft 63, Clark 69, Wilson SS, and Harmon 4. uncertain 23. The majority necessary to control the state convention Is 65. WILSON PROBABLY HAS CARRIED SOUTH CAROLINA By Associated Press. Columbia, S. C, May 6. Forty-one counties out of forty-four held Demo cratic conventions today. On the presidential preference vote Wilson re ceived instructions and endorsements frcm many counties and there was no expression from other counties. WILSON APPEARS TO BE THE FAVORITE IN TEXAS By Associated Press. Dallas, Tex., May 6. It will require the county conventions tomorrow and pessibly the state conventions on May 28 to decide whether Taft or Roose velt for the Republicans and Wilson or Harmon for the Democrats will receive the Texas delegates ' to the respective national conventions. Saturday's pre cinct primaries . showed Wilson strength that surprised the Harmon leaders, making him the favorite for J the county conventions tomorrow on the tart nt tha return TVia TTar. mon people point out, - however, that the full result of the primary voting wilL jj.ot Jre :Knoiya , until the . county conventions .meet and' the claim - that i; is likely to take the state convention under a final choice.- The result as between Taft and Roosevelt is left even more in doubt by the precinct primaries, whose only apparent up to this forenoon has been to indicate a close race for delegates on the Republican. Col. Cecil A. Lyon, Republican na tional committeeman from Texas and Rcosevelt leader for this state, issued a statement today claiming 12 out of he 16 congressional districts for Roosevelt and declared that Roosevelt probably would carry all the districts. CoL Lyon also denounced an attempt In Saturday's convention In his home district at Sherman to disqualify him as a citizen of Texas on the grounds that his wife is not a resident of Texas. Mrs. Lyon .resides in . Colorado Springs, Colo., . on account of her health. CoL Lyon, however: has resld ed In Sherman. .Texas, for thirty-six years. PREDICTIONS ARE THAT CLARK WILL GET WASHINGTON By Associated Press. Walla Walla. Washn. Mav s timent among delegates to the Demo cratic state convention here today lies between Speaker Clark and Woodrow Wilson, the prediction favoring the former. Clark leaders claim a ma jority of from 76 to 100 of the 719 uetegates. MISS EDMANDS IN BOWERY MISSION Flanoe of Rev. C V. T. RichesorTBet lieved to be a Worker in God's Prov idence House in Broome Street. By Associated Press. New York, May 6. All attempts to fix the identity of a "Miss Edwards," a worker in God's Providence House in Broome street, today were futile They were aimed at identifying "Miss Edwards" as Miss Violet Edmands, whose fiancee was Rev. Virgil Riche aon. According to stories published in Boston, the "Miss Edwards' who has been working among the children in the Bowery mission is none other than Miss Violet Edmands. fiancee of the Rev. C. T. V. Rlcheson, the former Baptist minister who is to be executed this month for the murder of Avis LinnelL CAMPAIGN FOR SOUTHERN OHIO Taft Made Ten Speeches Yesterday and Covered Much Ground, Going Into Masachusetts and Maryland. By Associated Press. Cindnanti. May 6. President Taft campaigned through southern Ohio to day. He made ten speeches, many in a downpour of rain. He covered much ground and went over into Massachu setts and Maryand. Most of his au diences were attentive and at times demonstrative. At one place he said: T don't re member in the seven years Roosevelt was president that his path was strewn with the bodies of the dead bosses that he had killed." NEGRO IS LYNCHED. ' Columbus. Miss., May 6. George Edd, the negro accused of shooting and wounding Mrs. Thomas Dee, the wife of a farmer, and her son. was captured by posses last night and hanged to a tree. EMMETT WILSON CLUB ORGANIZED SANTA ROSA CANDIDATE FOR CONGRESS NOT ONLY LED, BUT CARRIED COUN TY BY DECISIVE MAJORITY OVER BOTH OPPONENTS VOTE WAS 731 MAYS WAS LOW MAN. Emmett Wilson not only led In Santa Rosa, but be carried the county by a majority over both opponents. The vote on congressman now stands: THE STANDING. "County Flournoy Mays Wilson Escambia 491 665 1986 Santa Rosa 821 254 731 Holmes 278 439 610 Walton 4S6 278 B16 Washington 120 409 6 SI Jackson 413 1471 970 'Calhoun 170 203 216 Franklin 56 1S7 152 Gadsden 244 883 224 Liberty 7T 127 94 Leon 290 351 238 Jefferson 91 618 73 Wakulla 82 240 185 Madison 172 621 281 Totals ..3291 6096 6857 Incomplete. In the above table, Calhoun Is the only county that is yet Incomplete, but it is nearly complete so that the of ficial count will not change these figures very much. With these figures, Em mett Wilson has a lead over Dannltte H. Mays of 761 votes. The vote re ceived by Congressman Maya is 6096. Opposed to this is a total vote for Col. Flournoy and Mr. Wilson of 10.143 democrats who thus Indicate that they want a new congressman from the Third district. The majority against Mays Is 4,052. These figures speak louder than words can do of the wish of the voters of the district for a change, and indi cations are that the change Is to be made. E EXPENSES OE CAR BY THURSDAY CANIDDATES MUST PRESENT THEM TO THE CIRCUIT CLERK BY THAT DATE, ACCORDING TO LAW. . .According to the laws governing the primaries, all of the candidates for of flee, county, 'state, or otherwise, must file their expense accounts not later than Thursday, May 9th. While all of those who are at present candidates filed their expenses before the fiust primary, they must now file their expenses in this primary in or der to be qualified. Candidates for county offlcee will file their accounts with the clerk of the circuit court, while the Candida tee for state offices will file theirs with the secretary of state. All candidates should remember that there are only two more days in which to attend to this Important detaiL GERMAN FLEET TO VISIT AMERICA Sails From Ke'l May 11 and Is Due In New York June 9 to Remain Four Days. By Associated Press, v Washington, May 6. The German fleet which is coming to return the call made by the American fleet to Germany last year, will sail from Kiel May 11 and Is due in New York June 9, to remain until June 13. Elaborate plans for the entertain ment of the visitors have been made. POLICE HOLD 8U8PECT. Chattanooga, Tenn., May 6. The lo cal police have in custody James Car ter, alias Wash Depriest, wanted in Tahlequah, Okla., charged with the murder of Blue Ghormely and Perry Dilday. The prisoner denies his guilt, but he answers the description of De-priest. Worn Out by Grief Vincent Astor Seeks "Real" Mother for Solace Py Associated Praee, New York, May 6. Worn out by grief over his father's death and his efforts to cheer his youthful step mother, young Vincent Astor. now head of the family In America, has turned to his "real" mother, Mrs. Ava Willing Astor. for solace. After the funeral of John Jacob As tor Saturday, Vincent took Mrs. Made line Force Astor home, then he hur ried off to meet his mother. There another meeting yesterday and mother and son were together again toua; . Toung Aster's sister, Alice Marie1, Enthusiastic Supporters of Popular Candidate fop Congress Meet. SCOTT M. LOFTIN IS ELECTED PRESIDENT AND W. CHIPLEY JONES SECRETARY MR. WIL SON, AS WELL AS A NUMBER OF HIS ACTIVE SUPPORTERS, WHICH WERE LOUDLY AP PLAUDED. Characterizing Pmmrt trnu . man possessing the real qualities and stature of statesmanship, a man able, energetic and determined to accom plish something for the Third district, and In view of the recent expression of the voters in the district for a changa iu. mar representative in congress, a number of able speakers last night aroused tremendous - " UW4MWACM3UA fX V VilTI organization of an Emmett Wilson uuo. Several hundred earnest and enthu siastic, sunnortera nt young Democrat met at the court "yu asi nignt ana organized the Emmett Wilson finh ti n.,A.. A which is to further his candidacy and w uouu vry enort to nave him nom inated on the 2Sth day of this month. BCOtt M.LOftin VI AlAOtjtA nent president of the club and William -mpiey Jones was elected permanent secretary. Both Mr. Loftln and Mr. Jones expressed their hearty apprecia tion of the honor bestowed upon them and promised loyal, constant and vig orous SUDDOrt nt the vntinir n.mA. whose candidacy the club proposes to In Introducing Mr. Wilson to the au dience. Mr. Loftln explained the pur pose of the club. He said the voters of the Third congressional district had unmistakably expressed themselves is desiring to send another man to th national congress, and that he knew the honor could be bestowed upon no worthier shoulders than Emmett Wil son's. "The people want a change said Mr. Loftln in closing his Intro ductory speech, "and it devolves upon us, one arid all of the entire district, to put our shoulders to the wheel and elect this splendid young Democrat who will represent the district and at all times reflect credit upon the entire state." MR. WILSON SPEAKS. Tilr. Wilson was visibly affected bv the eulogy of himself and when hd arose to speak he was greeted with applause and shouts from every seat in the building. When he began to speak the applause broke out anew. The speaker did not go into the questions at Issue In the campaign. He said he had made them clear to the .Escambia county voters the week before and he considered it inappro priate at the time to go over them at this meeting. He asked to be allowed to speak about the subject which waa nearest his heart the expression of confidence In him that the voters of the district , made plain on last Tues day. This vote Mr. Wilson said he appreciated more than he could ex press. He realized, he said, that It waa not a personal compliment to him, but was an endorsement of the prin ciples which he believed In as well .is a desire on the part of the voters to have a representative from the Thli-d district who would represent them ac tively and aggressively upon the finer of the house and on the Important committees of that body. Mr. Wilson said he had Issued platform which is familiar to tho voter of the district. This he says does not contain vote -catchers, but la a concise statement of the things he believes In and will work to accom plish. He said he wanted to go to congress because he wanted to d some service for his people, that he would not seek appropriations alone, but would take part in the debates en the great questions which will affect the people of today, their children and their children's children. Mr. Wilson said he would not at tempt to criticize Congressman Mays' record because be had already done so. but he pointed out the fact that the representative from he Third district had never raised his 'voice upon tha ft fsT rt tiA form In tfi m any of the vital questions of the day. , If elected, and he said he felt con fident that he would be elected. Mr. Wilson said he would bend every en ergy of his life to represent the peo ple as they deserve to be represented. He promised to study the questions which affect the people and that as the days go by he hoped to grow in experience and efficiency and to render good service to a people who deservt it The splendid voto which was given Mr. Wilson in every county of tha district he said pleased him beyond expression, and he promised that the trust of the people should never b betrayed, abused or neglected. OTHER SPEAKERS. A number of the club members spoke in favor of Mr. Wilson's candi dacy. C. E. Dobson urged individual effort on the part of the members, (Continued on Page Two.) was at the family meetings. At no time during the funeral services fcr her father waa she permitted to come In contact with her youthful step mother. It waa stated by a friend of the family today that another heir to the Astor millions is not expected until late next autumn. This seems con trary to popular belief. The new Mrs. Astor now is in seclusion and she- as pects to remain at her Fifth avenue house for the coming few rteekr It is expected she will retire to one of the Aster 6ummer placoa with tA ccGilac of hot weather.