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VOL. XV. NO. 114.
PENSACOLA, FLORID A,v SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 12, 1912.
PRICE, 5 CENTS.
l-MH El Xi Pi M II If HI H ti Ul
i- 200 BLOCKS
Drainage System Not Suf
ficient to Carry Off
STREET CAR SERVICE ANNULLED
IN PORTION OF RESIDENCE SEC
TION AND TRANSPORTATION IS
BY BOATS, RAFTS AND WAGONS
ENGINEERS EXPRESS CONFI
DENCE THAT THE LEVEES WILL
CONTINUE TO HOLD.
'. By Associated Press.
New Orleans, May .11. A full day cf
Sunshine and a starlit, cloudless sky
, tonight gives hope to the army of levee
1 protectors,1 and with the exception of
Baton Rouge, where the right to hold
the embankment along the river front
Is still critical, the engineers expressed
confident in the continued resisting
power of the levees. -
The excessive rainfall yesterday and
last night taxed the drainage system
here beyond . its capacity and tonight
two hundred blocks in the upper resi
dential section are still flooded with
rain water to a depth of from four to
twenty Inches. One section this morn
ing was from six inches to .two feet
deep in water. Street car service in
this section has been annulled and
transportation is by boats, rafts and
The few places in the city where
the water dashed over the levees last
night were repaired today.
Never a brighter day followed a
' blacker night in New Orleans .and the
. southern half of Louisiana. Laat
night's torrential rains, hall,, thunder,
lightning and high winds and tho
scenes of confusion and alarm that
marked the coincident concern , over
the threatening ,- conditions was. fol
lowed today by a hot, burning sun
shine . . r , "' ,
There was alarm last nljrht all alon
the river, for.it seemed that, the ele
; ments had combined in one final, des
perate assault upon . the breastworks
that had been thrown up to , protect
lives and propery acainst the! record
smashing floods of the great Missis
It was aa uneven and almost hope
, j 1b battle of man against, the arma-
nent of heaven and no one could say
what the final tesult would be. Rain
came . down In ' sheets, a veritable
" .5.elug:e frcr Natches south ; :.ae guIT.
' Lightning kept . the heavens aglow,
hr.il beat 6own" iike the rattie of mus
ketry, the clouds, came lower and lower
and seeroea to open "wiaer their nooa
. gates, and the roaring thunder-seemed
tq urge still fiercer assaults. The
roaring .thunder seemed to S urge still
fiercer assaults. , The wind blew al
most 'a gale, the tops of the Missis
sippi's levees were licked by the wa
ters of the river and in many- places
muddy streams flowed threateningly
over the protection earthworks.
After four hours the onslaught of
the elements relaxed and today the
levees were holding firm' all along the
line. "If they can ' withstand last
night's fierce attack," said Captain C.
O. SherrlU, chief of the United States
army engineers, "we are inspired to
hope that we will yet be able to pre
vent any further disastrous crevasse
In the threatened territory souti of
Prom scores of towns, telephone
messages told . of conditions almost
bordering on panic, where hundreds of
frightened people left'frame dwellings
and sought safety in brick and stone
buildings. Hundreds living in districts
up the river considered unsafe by the
United States army officers, who sad
refused to heed warnings and leave
their homes, changed their minds when
the' storm came and an exodus began
for the concentration camps.
Many places reported as much as
- four to six Inches of rainfall within
about four hours, ending at 10 o'clock
last night, flooding towns and villages
and causing the inhabitants to believe
that the worst hsd happened that
the levees had given away under the
tremendous strain and the flood was
At doxens of points up and down
the river where levees were danger
ously weak, hundreds of citizens work
ed alongside gangs of convicts all
night long In the driving rain, digging
mud and sand bags on levee tops to
keep back the torrential waters rush
ing from the north.
At New Orleans the wind backed up
the water until the gauge at 10 o clock
registered 11.9 feet, one tenth more
than the weather bureau's prediction.
"Water was blown over the levees here
at many places. At the Southern Pa
cific river ' transfer the flood poured
ever the lines of sand bags placed
about the ferry house, but soon this
was checked. .
Many who gathered about the levees
were panicky. The city's streets were
turned into torrents, the water at
many points flooding business houes
(Continued on Psge Seventeen.)
John Grier Hibben Inaugurated
President of Princeton University
By Associated Press.
Princeton, N. J May 11. On the
teps of "Old Nassau," first home of
the college ln New Jersey, John Grier
Hibben was Inaugurated president of
Princeton University today.' Six thou
ss nd persons witnessed the ceremony.
The academic procession. t the
head of which were . President Taft,
President Hibben. and Chief Justice
White, of the UnHed States supreme
court, started from "Prospect," the
residence of the Princeton executive.
Representatives of other universities
snd Institutions followed and the trus
tees and faculty of Princeton com
peted the procession of brilliantly
colored hoods and orders. The alumni
followed the academic procession.
The Princeton undergraduates were
HAS YOUNG MANAGER
t William F. MeCoombs
William MeCoombs, the youngest
man who ever managed a. national
candidacy. Is heading the movement
to win the Democratic presidential
nomination for Governor Woodrow
Wilson of New Jersey. After gradu
ating from Princeton University x and
the Harvard, law school, Mr. MeCoombs
entered political work in New York
city and has sin-'e gained a national
reputation as a lawyer and as a mem
ber of the National Democratic Club.
Mr. McCoombs's faith in Governor
Wilson's cause 1 Is so strong that; for
the present, 'he has put his law prac
tice aside and is. giving his entire time
to the .management of the campaign
he has inaugurated.
GEN. OROZCO HOLDS
Cen. Gomez .Flees From. Mexico, and
the Money Power Behind Revolution
Must Court Orozce. ".,"'.' :
By Associated Press, i '
f Juarez, Mexico, May 11,--General
Orozco, the rebel leader, tonight' holds
the balance of power in the Mexican
revolution. Though Orozco with seven
thousand men is facing the .federal
army that's pressing him towards the
border,' the outcome of the battle is
The developments of today were the
abdication of Emilio Vaaquez Gomez,
of the provisional presidency, which
ho assumed a week ago, and the indi
cation is that the money Interests be
hind the revolution must continue to
Gomes fled today to the United
States and was located In a. border
house near 'El Paso. He declined to
make a statement.
Peronal and other towns occupied
by the liberal forces within the week
have been evacuated to the federals.
The facts became known at 4 o'clock
this morning when a telegraph Inter
view was arranged between Gen. Joa
quin Telles at the staff headquarters
of the federa troops north of Berme
vlllo and an Associated Press repre
sentative here. It was learned that
since early yesterday morning: when
communication was established . with
the headquarters of Gen. Vlctorana
Ruerta, the federal commander-in-chief,
the latter had advanced nearly
.Huerta at daybreak today was near
Peronal and his outposts were pitched
northward toward Conejo. Bringing
up the rear are the forces of General
Rabajo, while off toward- the1 north
west near Sierra Mojada, Gen. Trucy
Aubert with 4.000 men threatens to
come due east to Escalon to- flank the
main body of . the lnsurrectos .under
Orozco. The federal forces now num
ber nearly 10.000 men and latest esti
mates give Orozco several thousand
fighters. With reserves, it is esti
mated that altogether about 18,000
men are spread over the barren plains
of desert sand within a radius of 75
miles. ' - - ,
The moon Illuminated the region
most of the night and the government
troops crept cautiously north. -
Shortage of water and food and
general unsanitary conditions are having-
effect on , both armies. Fever
among the soldiers. Is prevalent.
Maneuvers of the last twenty-four
hours indicate that General Salazan,
the rebel officer next In command to
Orozco, .was driven back and closely
pushed by General Aubert all the way
from Cuatro Gienegas to Sierra Mo
jada. Salazar fled back to Orozco's base
at Escalon and it was reported at the
Continued en Page Twenty. )
massed ln a body around the historic
cannon back of Old Nassau. They
ssng their old college songs as the
procession proceeded on its way.
After the procession had taken Its
place on the platform ln front of Nas
sau Hall, the undergraduates paraded
to seats reserved for them.
After prayer by Dr. Henry Van
Dyke, Mahlon Pitney, 79. associate
Justice of the supreme court and trus
tee of Princeton University, adminis
tered the oath of office to President
Hibben. John A. Stuart former presi
dent pro tempore of Princeton Uni
versity, delivered the charter and key
of the university to the new executive,
who delivered the inaugural address.
I 1 -f
Witness Declares That
Judge Archbald Was "Not
In" on Option Deal.
JOHN HENRY JONES, PROMOTER,
SAYS THE JUDGE ENDORSED A
NOTE FOR HIM OUT OF THE
FULLNESS OF HIS HEART," AND
THAT LATER HE GAVE THE
JURIST $250 MUCH CONTRA
DICTORY EVIDENCE GIVEN.
.By Associated Press.
Washington, May 11. John Henry
Jones, of Scranton, Penn., promoter,
denied today before the house Judici
ary" committee, investigating charges
of misconduct against Judge Robert
,W. Archbald, of the commerce court,
thP testimony of Edward J. Williams,
that the Jurist had given Jones a note
for five hundred dollars for his share
In an option on . Venezuelan timber
lands. Jones declared the note was en
dorsed by Archbald "out of fullness of
his heart" to help him promote the
deal, and that the Jurist never had an
interest in the option and that he
made the Judge a present of J250 later
out of a commission he made in the
sale of the culm bank (coal).
Jones said he gave Archbald a part
of his commission because he favored
him in endorsing the note. Much other
conflicting testimony was given to
day. Williams contradicted himself
several times and got the record so
confused he will be Recalled next
week. The committee resumes the
The committee submitted to Wil
liams, a series of photographic copies
o- papers ln evidence containing his
signature. Williams admitted that
the signatures on the papers were his,
but declared be could not remember
hiding signed ' them; "' ' ,
W. P. Bolaad. of. Scranton, pro
duced before the committee ' the
erlglnal of ' the assignment contract
containing his name end that of the
silnt partner which.' was said .the
other , day 'referred to Judse.ArohbJd.
When shown this. Williams said he
did not remember ever signing the
contract, but be admitted his signa
Williams also contradicted state
ments previously he had made to As
sistant ' Attorney General Wrisley
Brown .to the effect that when he went
to see Captain May, of the Erie rail
road to negotiate an option on the
culm banks, (coal) he told Captain
May that Judge Archbald was to have
an Interest ln the option.
Counsel for Archbald sought to
establish that W. P. Boland, who made
the -charges against the jurist, had set
IN OWN BEHALF
Declares That He Did Not Draw His
Revolver Until After He Had Been
Shot by Deputy. '
By Associated Press.
Wytheville, Vs-, May 11. Floyd Al
len, on trial charged with the murder
oi Prosecutor Foster ln the Carroll
county court house tragedy, took the
stand today ln his own defense and
charged that Sheriff L. F. Webb fired
his pistol at him and that Clerk of
the Court Dexter Goad also shot at
him before he (Allen) reached for hi
"I happened to see Clerk Goad wink
at Sheriff Webb," declared Allen, "and
I saw both of them take out their re
volvers. Then I rose up from my chair
and said, 'Gentlemen, I'm not a-going.'
I had a paper in my hand and I start
ed to put it In my Inside coat pocket.
Then Sheriff, Webb fired. He missed
me. Clerk Goad fired next, hitting me
in the hip, and I fell on Judge Bolen,
Allen declared he did not get his pis
te; out of his pocket until after he had
been shot himself. The only man he
shot at ln the court room, he said, was
Deputy Clerk Quezenberry.
ON HEARST'S PAPER
Atlanta Georgia Failed to Get Out
Noon Edition, but Appeared or. the
Streets Leter In Day.
By Associated Press.
Atlanta, May 11. The union web
pressmen .on the Atlanta Georgian
struck today, acting cn a strike order
said to have been Issued from Chicago
by President Berry of the Interna
The Georgian missed the noon edi
tion, but appeared as usual late in
the afternoon- The action of th
pressmen here Is ln sympathy with
the strikers on Hearst's Chicago pa
pers. The men acknowledge they had
no grievance against the local paper.
The three local papers agreed to
stand together In cre of trouble.
THE PENSION BILL
It Carries an Increase of $35,CCO,000
For First Year, With an Average af
$22,CC0,0C0 for Three Years.
By Associated Press.
Washington May 11. The president
tonight signed the Increased pension
bill passed by the house and senat.
The bill carries an increase of thirty -five
million dollars ln pensions during
the first year of its operation. The
first three ye-s it increases the pay
ment to veterans with an average of
twnuur-two million dollars.
Attained an Extreme Veloc
ity of 73. Miles an Hour,
From the Southwest.
STORM WAS UNEXPECTED AND
CAME UP5liDDENLY, DRIVING
ONE, STEAMSHIP AND A NUM
EER CF BARGES AGROUND
WIND REMAINED AT 50 MILES
AN HOUR AND OVER FOR
NEARLY TWELVE HOURS.
Coming up suddenly and unexpect
edly a storm, in which the wind
reached an extreme velocity of 76
miles an h,our and continued above
fifty miles and hour for nearly twelve
hours, did some Jdamag9 along the
waterfront early "yesterday morning
and during the day. One steamship,
the Everilda, dragged her anchor and
went aground, half a dozen barge?
were driven 'cn the beach and some
timber lost or damaged, while several
email boats .were swamped and vessels
moored at wharves damaged to a
slight extent .
The steamer Tarpon was In the
gulf during, the worst of the storm,
but came Into port as usual yesterday
morning', being a little late, but suffer
ed no damage.
The storm was preceded by a rain,
the fall from 6:30 p. m. to 3:05 a. m.
being 1.20 inches.
The wind did not reach a high ve
locity until early In the morning and
then cam'e up suddenly. At 1:16 a, m.
it was blowing 12 miles and hour, but
within less than 50. minutes this had
Increased to 39 miles. At 2 o'clock the
velocity "was; 39 miles, and at 2:45 it
was blowVg at 76 miles an hour from
the southeast. The maximum veloci
ties between the hours up to noon yes
terday were as follows:
.1 to' l .'m. 39 miles.
.' 1 to l a. m. 76 miles.
,2:45 a.- xn.r 16 roiles.
" 8 : 33 a tn. mUes. . . - , ,
t' 4? H a,. rdiles, " . " ' '
., 6:2" &JmU m:s.
6:34 a. m. 54 miles.
7:40 a. m. 56 miles.
8:31 a. m. 56 miles.
9:18 a. m. 58 miles. T
10:31 a, m. 50 miles.
11:06 a, m. 50 miles.
. STEAMER STILL AGROUND.
Six harbor tug boats went out early
In the afternoon to the steamer Ever
llda and spent the afternoon endeavor
ing to float the vessel, which grounded
broadside between Barcelona and Per
dido wharves. Ju6t before nightfall
the tugs succeeded . ln swinging the
steamer about and pointing her south,
but she seemed to stick as hard as
ever in that position and the task was
given up for the night and will be
resumed today. It Is not thought the
steamer Is damaged to any extent.
The vessel Is to take a cargo of
lumber and timber by the Keyser-Mul-don
Company, a small portion of which
has been loaded. v
Several barks dragged their anchors
during the blow, but did not ground.
Fishing boats, especially those en
gaged .in beach fishing, suffered some
less, one sinking in the sound, and the
owner, Mr. Pent, with another man,
had to swim ashore. -
NO BLOW ELSEWHERE.
Pensacola seems to have been the
only point where the wind attained
high velocity. Mobile and New Orleans
reporting1 only medium winds. Weath
er Observer Reed yesterday morning
issued tire following:
"The storm that was centered ln
southwest Oklahoma Friday morning
remained stationary throughout the
day; last night It moved into Missouri,
ircreasing in intensity. The greatest
wind velocities along the Gulf occur
red at Pensacola, where the wind
reached seventy-six miles from the
southeast at 2:45 a. m. This storm
has caused excessive rains in Louisi
ana, ranging from 2.26 Inches at
Shreveport to 5.84 inches In 24 hours
at New Orleans: an excessive down
pour of 3.62 Inches Is reported from
Des Moines, Iowa; heavy showers
have occurred, over Illinois, Missouri
"Rain was falling at 7 a. m. In Iowa,
the Lower Lake region, the Ohio val
ley and western North Carolina. Pres
sure Is high along the North Atlantic
coast, where the weather is fair. In
the west pressure is generally high,
except in southwest Coloarod and por
tions of New Mexico and Arizona.
Pressure Is highest In "Washington.
Temperatures have fallen in the Da
kctas and Minnesota and southward
to the Gulf and skies have cleared in
Texas and over most of Louisiana."
GREAT DAMAGE IS
- DONE BY CYCLONE
It Sweeps Over Tuscaloosa and Other
Sections of Alabama, Leaving Death
ant( Desolation in Wake.
By Associated Press.
Tu?clo,sa. Ala., May 11. Extensive
damage was done by a cyclone here
tonight. The city is in darkness, wires
are down and communication is diffi
cult. . Two negroes are known to have
The wind and rain was accom
panied "by a heavy hail storm. Trees
were Mown down and roofs torn off
several small houses.
Ore-nshoro. N. C, May 11. A wind
of cyclonic proportions swept over the
central portion of Randolph county
this afternoon, doing considerable
damns. At Spero two barns were
turned over and trees uprooted. Two
rnen were injured when one barn was
n H M AY
u9 II, Him
THE NEXT CONGRESSMAN
FROM THE THIRD DISTRICT
I 1 ,
HON. EMMETT WILSON.
for foni Emmett; Wilson
When the "campaign and publicity
committee of the Emmett Wilson Club
met yesterday afternoon to discuss
and map out a campaign -plan they
little knew that their plans would be
upset a few minutes later by the news
that Congressman Mays had with
drawn from the race apd Emmett. Wil
son would not be forced to make an
other race. Instead of the plans for a
campaign being carried out President
Scott M. Loftin proposed to have a
homecoming reception for the Pensa
collan when he comes to Pensacola
No telegraph messages could reach
Mr. Wilson last night but Mr. Loftin
and his campaign committee busied
themselves . ln making arrangements
for the reception on Monday night. It
is the Intention of Mr. Loftin that all
of the loyal supporters of Mr.' Wilson
in' Escambia county take part In the
reception Monday night that all may
- TO FIGHT HARD
Compelled to Extend Himself to The
Limit to Get a Four-Round Draw
With Willie Ritchie.
By Associated Press.
Rlnsrside, San Francisco, May 11.
Ad Wolpast was forced to extend him
self to the limit today to get a news
paper draw in the four-round bout
with Willie Ritchie. For the first two
rounds ratcbie kept the champion, on
the defense. The champion was stag
gered in the second round by a long
range stab to the chin, but recovered
Ritchie took the count twice In the
third, came back strong and carrle-1
the fight to Wolgast ln the fourth,
when the latter was bleeding pro
fusely from cuts on the face and
Angry Thibetans Attacked Quarters on
Reading Declaration that Chinese
Were Destined to Divine Punishment
By Associated Press.
Victoria, B. a May 11. Many Chi
nes in L'Hassa, the capital of Thibet,
were roasted alive during an attack on
their quarters by angry Thibetans. In
the fighting many were killed on both
The rioting grew out of a declara
tion by the Llama, who said the Chi
nese were destined for divine punish
ment. News of the fighting was brought
here today by a steamer from the
ARE AGAIN CHANGED
Trans-Atlantic Steamers Will Proceed
Sixty Miles Southward Owing to Re
ports of Icebergs.
By Associated Press.
Washington. May 11. The hydro
graphic office announced the changing
of trans-Atlantic steamer lanes to
sixty miles southward of the present
position as the result of reports of
many icebergs. The steamship com
panies agreed to adopt the new route
This change, in connection with
those made immediately after the Ti
tanic sank, places the new lanes 230
miles southward of the scene of the
?y . : k.. v a
rejofce In the nomination of the bril
liant young orator who will thrill the
halls of the national law-making build
ing as he fights for his district and for
his people. '
At the depot Mr. Wilson will be met
by a reception committee and escorted
to the court house, where he will make
a short speech and an informal recep
tion will be held. The Pensacola Con
cert Band will be secured and will head
the procession from the depot to the
In speaking of the homecoming wel
come Mr. Loftin said he hoped all of
Mr. Wilson's friends would take part
ln the welcoming of Mr. Wilson. "The
district and Pensacola especially is
fortunate indeed," said Mr. Loftin, "to
have, such a splendid young Democrat
as a representative. Pensacola should
appreciate the honor that has been be
stowed upon one of her . noblest sons
and turn out to give him a rousing
President of Southern League Club
Says ' If Prosecutions Continue the
Club Will be Sold.
By Associated Press.
Nashville, Tenru, May 11. President
W. C Hirsig. of the Nashville South
ern League baseball dub, which was
yesterday enjoined from playing ball ln
Tennessee as a result , of Sunday's
Fames, said today that arrangements
had been practically made to play
Nashville's Tennessee games ln Little
Rock pending the settlement of the
If the litigation was prolonged, he
said, the franchise might be sold to
TROOPERS KILL A
. 14-YEAR-OLD BOY
Boy Was Watching Fight Between
Police and Mob When He Was Shot
By Associated Press.
Scranton, Pa., May 11. State troop
ers riding down a mob of coal mine
rioting this morning shot end killed a
fourteen-year-old boy who was watch
in sr the fight.
The mob was dispersed.
' ? 4L
786 of the 1,078 Delegates to the
Republican Convention Instructed
By Associated Press.
Washington, May 11. Of the 1.078
delegates who will compose the Re
publican national convention. 788 had
been chosen up to today, according to
Roosevelt estimates Taft workers
figured twenty less. Differences have
arisen over the Kansas and Maryland
Representative McKlnley, head of
the Taft campaign, claimed 483 dele
gates, conceding only 237 to Roose
velt. Roosevelt forces claimed 319
delegates, giving 143 to Taft.
The Roosevelt managers contend
that 114 delegates are unlnstructed.
including 88 from New York, and that
1C4 are contested. Both campaign
committees, in their tables, give Sena
Emmett Wilson Will There
fore be Next Congressman
From Third District.
CONGRESSMAN MAYS DECIDES
NOT TO ENTER THE SECOND
PRIMARY CAMPAIGN, THUS GIV
ING THE NOMINATION TO MR.
WILSON THE LATTER COULD
NOT BE NOTIFIED OWINQ TO
ALL WIRES BEING DOWN.
Monticello, FIs., May 11, 1912.
J. E. Coneannon, Penaaoela, Fla.
Have already withdrawn. Leav
et once for Washington.
DANNITTE H. MAYS.
TllA abovA in e. finnv rit l.l.u , tv.
received by the campaign manager In
Esc&mfcia county of Congressman
Mays, and was confirmed by later
news fiom other sections of the state,
Jackson county, where Mr. Mays re
ceived a very large vote, being the first
10 pei lniormation or rus withdrawal
from the race.
This action on the part of Con
gressman Mays gives the nomination
to Hon. Emmett Wilson, of Pensacola.
who led the congressman in the first
primary by nearly a thousand votes.
Mr. Wilson secured this great lead
notwithstanding the fact that Col. W.
W. Flournoy, also from West Florida.
as ln the race and polled a large
Congressman Mays and is Sup
porters figured the same as the sup
porters of Mr. Wilson that th latter
would not only hold his own strength,
but would secure practically all of tha
vote that went to Col. Flourr.oy in.
the first primary.
Congressman Mays has represented
the Third district for tm ?-m t-t
was first elected ln a hard fight' with
j. v aiter K.enoe and j. F. C. Griggs,
and In the second election he was op
pcfed by only Judge Griggs, and was
Mr. Wilson ln announcing his car
d'dacy In - opposition to Congressman
Mays began a vigorous campaign in
the district,-., which gained supporters
for iiim in every county., and his plat
form was ors of the progressive klni. .
arsd that the.- people ct . the- district
have been demanding. -As a result he
waa hisrh man in the first -primary
and will represent the district when
the term of Mr. Maya expires.
Mr. Wilson was in Apalachlcola last
night, where the Third congressional
committee met to canvass the returnn,
and could not be notified of the with
drawal of Mr. Mays, owing to tho
fact that all wires to that section cf
the country are down.
ENGLAND IS FACING
A LABOR CRISIS
South Wales Coal Miners Diseatisfiod
With Wages Granted Them by tho
Minimum Wage Act.
( By Associated Press.
London, May 11. Dissatisfaction of
South Wales coal miners with tiie
scale of wages granted them has
broken down the minimum wage art.
recently Inaugurated, and now the
country is confronted with another la
bor crisis. , ,
A national conference to review the
situation has been caled for Londoa
next week. ' i-
The South Wales colliery laborers
objected to the decision Pt-Ahe local
wages board chairman, which gives
them lers than the five shilling a day
which they expected under the new
T. BRUCE ISMAY
IS IN LIVERPOOL
He Is Greeted by a Large Crowd, but
Refuses to Make Any Statement
Regarding the Disaster.
By Associated Press.
Liverpool. May 1L Pale and hag
gard. J. Bruce Ismay, who ordered tb
construction of the, steamer Titanlo
and escaped when the liner went down,
arrived here today from New York. A.
cordial crowd greeted him. .
Mr. Ismay declined to talk to news
paper men. He said he had given a
concise statement of the disaster st
the Washington Investigation and that
he expected to testify ln the BritlsH
SCHOOL OF INSTRUCTION.
Atlanta, May 11. The annual school
of inetruction for state militia officers
will be opened at Fort McPherson next
wer-k. "Pupils" from various southeru
states will attend.
tor La Follette 26 delegates and Sena
tor Cummins 10.
Preparations for the two weeks bat
tle at Chicago over the seating of con
tested delegations are being com
pleted. The delegations Instructed for Taft.
whose seats will be contested ac
cording to the latest statement frora
Senator Dixon, are as follows:
Alabama, 20; Arkansas. 8; District
o Columbia, 2; Florida 12; Georgia,
26; Indiana, 12; Kentucky, 16; Louisi
ana, 20; Michigan, 6; Missouri, 2;
South Carolina, 4; Tennessee, 14;
The 200 delegates to be selected la
the coming week include 26 in Texas,
2; in California, 24 in Minnesota, 14 in
Washington. 16 in West Virginia and
scattering delegations In many other