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THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY MORNING, ANGUST 28, 1912.
mm Rosa CIIJT! WILL OR! YESTERDAY'S ELECTION RESULT ED IN VICTORY FOR THE PRO HIBITIONISTS, ACCORDING TO INDICATIONS OF RETURNS. Special to The Journal. Milton, Aug. 27. Indications tonigM are that the county of Santa Rosa ha gone "dry" by a. good majority in the wet and dry election held today. Both this place and Bagdad went "dry" by good majorities, and all of the report from country precinct Indicate that the "drys" have received big majori ties.. Milton went "dry" by 28 votes, while at Bagdad the vote Was 89 "dry" to E4 "wet." The campaign has been a heated one and there has been intense in terest on both sides throughout the county. Can't Fin a the Spot -vA-Si i-Vr-l he i or stain on your clothing when it has been cleaned by the Star Laundry and Dry Cleaning Co. Your suit of light colored summer cloth ing lasts you just three times as long and always looks new and natty by sending it to us when it needs pressing and cleaning. Our system of dry cleaning is a boon to those who wear light colored clothing. Star Laundry & Dry Cleaning Co. ALL WORK GUARANTEED. PHONE 114. The Only Dry Cleaning Plant in West Florida,. FEDERAL TROOPS FIRE ON RAIDERS Mexicans Had Raided a Ranch and Were Making Away With 100 Head of Horses. By Associated Press, u El Paso, Tex., Aug. 27. Twenty-flve Mexican raiders and ft troop of the third United States cavalry stationed St Ha chita, N. M., exchanged shots last night after the invaders had raised the Culmberon ranch four miles from the border and thirty-flve miles from Haehita and were making away with 100 head of horses. This was the report received today by Gen. E.. 2. Steever from Lieut. H. B. Johnson, commanding troop F, third cavalry. Gen. Steever announced ad ditional troops will be rushed to the scene of the disturbance. The report did not state whether any of the raid ers or cavalrymen were wounded. CLARK BEAT HIS DESK TO PIECES Speaker Used Gave! to Such Effect During Session of Congress That Top of Desk is Wrecked. By Associated Press. Washington, Aug. 27. Repairmen tbday examining the furniture of the house discovered that Speaker Clark during the last nine months had treed his gavel with such eCect that vir tually the entire top of the desk was wrecked. One entire section had been pounded away, leaving a large hole concealed by the green felt that covers the desk. The speaker throughout the session made vigorous use of the gavel on all occasions. According to old members no speaker since Thomas B. Heed has employed the mallet with such freedom. COMMITTEE HAS A "HEAP TO DO" Chairman of Body to Investigate Cam paign Contributions Reaches This Conclusion. By Associated Press. "Washington, Aug. 27. Senator Clapp, chairman of the senate committee to Investigate campaign contributions, today tried to form an Idea of the scope of the committee's work. After studying the Penrose resolution ex tending the inquiry to contributions to the presidential nomination of 1912 and transactions between John D. Archbold, George W. Perkins, Theo dora Roosevelt and members of con gress during the last decade, the sen ator concluded that the committee had a "heap to do." Today Senatof Clapp received a. let ter from Senator Pomerene, designated as a new member of the committee, saying that he would be ready to work on the Investigation any time after September 11. Because of the absence of Senator Jones, Chairman Clapp re iterated that the committee probably would not be called together before September SO. duced the salaries of its members. The chairman now gets $10,000 a year, while the five other members receive $6,000 each. Tho law provides that not more than three persons may be paid not more than $4,000 per annum and cuts to $7S,000 the amount designated with which to prosecute the work. REBELS BURN FIVE BRIDGES NEAR CITY OF CHIHUAHUA TAFT'S ECONOMIC COMMISSION WAS RUTHLESSLY TRIMMED GUARDING NEGRO IS A COSTLY JOB St. Louis is Spending $15 a Day to In sure Peaceful Sleep and Prevent At tacks by Whites. , By Associated Press. St Louis, Aug. 27. To insure peace ful sleep to B. A. Hudlin, a negro, and his family, this city la spending $15 a day or $450 a month to guard his home from possible attacks by whites who resent what they term a "negro invasion" in their residential district. The guarding by policemen began early in May and If it Is con tinued until September 15 the city will have spent $1,800. Several times the sheds In' the rear of the black's home have been fired and after that the police guard was established at the cost of the city. Five policemen are detailed to guard the premises. The whites have held several mass meetings to formulate plans to oust the negroes but without avail. H ARRESTED FOR GAMBLING DEPUTIES RAIDED PLACE OF CHARLIE SMITH, COLORED, ON WEST ZARRAGOSSA STREET, LAST NIGHT. Ten negroes were arrested on the charge of gambling last night about 12 o'clock when Deputies Lowery and Rupert raided the place of Charlie Smith, colored, who conducts a res taurant on Zarragossa street, between Palafox and Baylen. It is claimed that a big game was In progress when the deputies arrived and that the alleged gamblers were caught with the goods. Most of the negroes arrested suc ceeded in making bond last night and were released from custody. RECORDER HAD 35 CASES YESTERDAY Thirty-five cases were on the docket for trial in the recorder's court yes terday morning, but nine of them were continued until this morning. Five of the defendants tried were found not guilty and discharged, while one of the cases was nolle pressed. The fines assessed amounted to $73. By Associated Press. "Washington, Aug. 27. President Taft's economic commission. It was discovered today, was ruthlessly trim med by the Democratio house and by the senate in the sundry civil appro priation and the legislative appropria tion bills. In addition to limiting the powers of the commission to "matters of trans acting the public business of the gov ernment only in the several executive departments," the sundry civil bill re- By Associated Press. Juarez, Mex., Aug. 27. Just as traf fic was resumed on the Mexican rail way between the city of Chihuahua and the border rebels today burned five railway bridges about one hun dred miles southwest of Juarez. The presence of rebels in this vicinity came as a surprise to the federal headquar ters here. A .work train has been sent from Juarei to repair the track and troops have been ordered to the scene from Pearson.. A train bearing 500 pas sengers, mostly! Americans goingto work in the lumbering and mining set tlements, returned here on hearing of the destruction of the track. GOOD LYCEU TTRACTIONS FOR TIE YEAR UNUSUALLY INTERESTING tlNE OF ATTRACTIONS HAS BEEN BOOKED AND THE VARIETY IS A PLEASING FEATURE. One of the most attractive lists of entertainments under the auspices of the Lyceum Bureau ever furnished In this city has been secured for the ap proaching season and the patrons of the lyceum course are assured of some good attractions this fall and winter. Each of the eight attractions booked is a strong one and the variety is a pleasing feature of the program, The attractions secured are: The Shuberts. The Orpheum, a male quartette. The Le Barge, a musical comedy. W. Powell Hale, impersonator. Frank IMxon, lecturer. Chicago Ladies' Orchestra., The Beulah Buck, quartette and' con cert. Dunaway Concert Co. UNITED STATES TRANSPORT SINKS AT WHARF HURRYING TO MOTHER NOT KNOWING WIFE IS DEAD By Associated Press. 1 Tulsa, Okla., Aug. 27. Sidney Wake field, a prominent business man of Oklahoma and Texas, is hurrying to Chicago to the bedside of his dying mother, ignorant of the fact that his wife is dead in Beaumont, Texas. A few hours after Mr. Wakefield left this city for Chicago in response to a telegram urging him to hasten to his mother's deathbed, a message came from Beaumont announcing the death of his wife. Friends were unable to communicate with him en route and his Chicago address is not known here. ' t . By Associated Press. Shanghai. China, Aug. 27. The United States transport Liscum sank here today alongside the wharf, where she was lying in forty feet of water. The cause of the accident has not yet been ascertained. She was un dergoing repairs and the captain as well as the shipbuilders are of tho opinion that she can be raised with ease. ENTRY LIST IN GOLF CHAMPION3HIP MADE PUBLIC By Associated Press. New York, Aug. 27. The entry list and pairings for the amateur golf championship of the United States to be played at Wheaton, 111., on Sept. 2 were made public today. There are S3 entries and the pairs will be sent off five minutes apart starting at 9 o'clock. SISTER OF CHIEF WHITE CLOUD DIES IN MINNESOTA By Associated Press. White Earth, Minn., Aug. 27. Mrs. Alex Roy, or Equaymegogay, sister of the late chieftain White Cloud and daughter of the late Chief White Fish er, is dead at her home on the agency here, aged 85. Mrs. Roy assisted with the early missionary work among the Chippewa Indiana In Minnesota. HELEN ANDBOBT TAFT HA VE "HICH "TA IN ' GLACIER PARK: j HOBNOB WITH INDIANS WHO LIKE PALEFACES FROM WHITE HOUSE it. -i I f . T t 5y ' ' rMfih 3 : nvHaA T. ki "f hi V At the top, Taft party doing squaw cfanee with Indians; middle left, Robert Taft holding levity pow wow with Big Top, Glacier Park Indian chief; other pictures show Helen Taft on horse back in Glacier Na tional Park. Helen and Bob Taft had the time of their lives on their recent visit to Glacier National Park. They spent three weeks there, and have numerous interesting tales to tell of their expe riences. No doubt the president will forget" politics and the cares of state when the young Tafts begin to tell about the times they had. Perhaps their most Interesting ex perience was at the United States reclamation camp on lower. Two Medi cine Lake. When they arrived at this point on their Journey they found Louis W. Hill, chairman of the Great Northern railway board of directors, and a band of real Indians whom he had In waiting for them as a surprise. One of the accompanying photographs shows the parry doing the squaw dance. It is here that Robert Taft held a levity pow wow with Big Top, Glacier Park Indian chief. Big Top took a great liking to the-son and daughter of the nation's "great paleface chief," and vowed he'd like to have another visit with Bob, perhaps In the White House. Some ood friends of Bob Taft cap tured a bear cub and presented it to him. The animal was tied to a tree outside the camp, but during the night, so the story goes, the cub's mother came around and chewed the rope in two, thereby making possible her little one's escape. Bob Taft took the matter philosophi cally. "Well," he said, "that cub might have been a Teddy bear, and if so dad never would have consen'd to his hanging around the White House." In two of the accompanying photo graphs Helen Taft is seen astride her pony in Glacier Park. She loves the outdoor life, and Is especially fond of horseback riding. $ 1 0 Puts a High Piano in Your I Grade . ome Co)(pl 1 Only $1.50 each week keeps it there WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED FOUR CAR-LOADS OF PIANOS Some of which we are ( selling on terms of $10 cash, $1.50 per week for These are New Pianos Just from the Factory Over forty Pianos to select from. Bring your $10.00 with you. This sale at this price ends Aug. 31st. Out of town orders will be .filled in order received. We are also factory agents for "Chickering", "Kranich & Bach," "Lester" "Cadillac," and the famous "Cecillian Player Pianos" Best in the World. Send your Order by Mail or Phone THE CLUTTER MUSIC HOUSE 112-114 S. Palafox St. NEWELL SANDERS NOT A CANDIDATE Does Not Desire to Succeed Himself and Withdrawal Adda Interest to Tennessee Campaign. By Associated Press. Nashville. Tenn., Aug. 27. The an nouncement made last night by Newell Sanders that he was riot a candidate to succeed himself as United States senator has added inteest to the cam paign in Tennessee, plans for which were considered at a meeting of the Republican state committee in session here today. The anouncement Is construed by many as signifying that the adminis tration Republicans will have no can didate for United States senator, but will center their efforts on the gover norship and legislature. On the Re publican state ticket one vacancy 'ex ists, no candidate for railroad com missioner having been named. The matter of entering a candidate is ex pected to be decided today. STILL PURSUING NEGRO MURDERER Posse Now Numbers Nearly 1,000 After the Man Who Killed One and Wounded Several. , By Associated Press. Chattanooga, Tenn, Aug. 27. News from Collinsville today reports that the force of nearly 1,000 men armed with all description of firearms is still pursuing "the negro burglar "who shot and wounded Oliver and Charles Hall, who discovered him in a store at Col llnsville. Fresh bloodhounds were sent from Chattanooga this morning and they are following the negro's trail near a branch on the Southern Rail' way. A report that the elder Murphy, a member of the force who was wounded yesterday was dead, has been receivedout lacks confirmation. Asks For Autos For Chiefs of Departments (Continued From Pao One) ir chinery 900.00 Lighting truck houses S40.00 7 telephones 210.00 Additions and Improvements. 1,000 feet of hOBO 1,000.00 Five new horses 1,250.00 Extension fire alarm system.. 600.00 1 automobile for chief 800.00 1 combination chemical and hose automobile 4,000.00 Establishing and maintaining central alarm station at headquarters, 2 men. $67.50 1,620.00 Labor and material, etc 100.00 Beds and bedding .......... 200.00 5 telephones so as to main tain an independent system between the truck houses and the central station, cost labor and material 150.00 Total $49,864.00 Subscribe to The Journal. DETECTIVE TRAILING OUTLAWS IS HIMSELF ARRESTED By Associated Press. Huntington, W. Va.t Aug. 27. On the trail of Wesley Edwards and Sidna Allen, wanted in connection with the Hillsville, Va., court tragedy and with a capias for their arrest in his pocket. Mike Duncan, a detective and former resident of Nolan, TV. Van is In Jail here. Seven years ago Everitt Thomp son was shot and killed at Nolan. Last night as Duncan passed along the street here he was recognised by Floyd Thompson, an uncle of the dead man, and A Is arrest followed. Duncan says he fired in self-defense. The tl. H. Thornton Go. General Insurance Agents 510-511 BLOUNT BUILDINS. : TELEPHONE 79 Fire Accident Surety Bonds Life LIABILITY BOILER AUTOMOBILE ELEVATOR FLY WHEEL TEAMS HEALTH PLATE CLASS WATER DAMAGE BURGLARY EXCURSION VIA FROM PENSACOLA TO Montgomery and Birmingham FARES: Col. 1. Col. 2. Montgomery $2.50 $3.50 Birmingham, $3.50 $4.50 Tickets will be sold only for the train leaving Pen sacola at 7:00 a. m., August 29th, which connects with special train at Flomaton. Return limit: Tickets sold at fares named in column 1 will be limited to return on special train leaving Birmingham August 31, 1912. Tickets sold at fares shown in solurn'n 2 will be limited for return on any regular passenger train up to and in cluding train No. 3, leaving Birmingham at 3 :40 p. m., and Montgomery at 8:05 p. m., Sept. 1, 1912. J. W. LURTON, D. P. A. D. W. McDONALD, Ticket Agent.