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SUNDAY, FAIR; WARMER IN EX TREME NORTHWEST PORTION? FAIR AND COLDER-SATURDAY! MODERATE NORTH WINDS. Come to Pensacola For Mardi Gras February 1-2-3-4 VOL. XVI.-NO. 32. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 1, 1913. PRICE FIVE CENTS r- J TTT OrWT tTTTT WHOM HE PLEASES TO SERVE IN HIS CABINET Not Limited to Those Who ,. . lHaye Been Suggested to Him. WILL MAKE HIS , OWN NOMINATIONS Reiterates That He Did Not Send His Intimate Friend, Col. House, to Miami to v Confer With Col. Bryan ; Vice-President-Elect Mar shall Will -Have Military Escort. '. BY -ASSOCIATED PRESS. Philadelphia, Jan- 31. President elect Wilson does not feel that he is f limited In picking: his cabinet to the f men who have been suggested to him - Uy political leaders and friends of candidates. While riding to Philadel Hphia from Princeton to. see a dentist fhe read some of the published reports (which drew the Inference that because f he was unable in his conversation with f the correspondents last night to recall off-hand who had been suggested for the secretaryship .of state besides Mr. , Bryan, the selection of the Nebraska! was indicated. - "There is absolutely no ' justification for that inference," declared Mr. Wil- son today. "I could not recall . the names of men who have been suggest-? ed for portfolios other than the secre taryship of state either." He pasued and added after a moment's reflection: "and I might be making some nomina tions of my own, , for I eertainly will snot feel bound to confine myself mere ly to names that have been suggested to me." The governor took occasion to re Iterate that CoL E. M, House, his Intimate friend who also Is close to Mr. Bryan had not gone to Miami, Fla,. at his direction." The governor has found that he will have to give .up several days betweei - sow and inauguration for trips -to"the dentist. - HAVING A NEW SUIT MADE FOR INAUGURATION i New York, Jan. 31. President-elect 7ilson reached here at 2 o'clock today S Philadelphia. He had an ap pointment with a tailor who will make him a new suit for the inauguration ceremonies. Tonight he attended a private dinner at the Round Table ciuo, or wrucn ne is a member. VICE-PRESIDENT WILL , HAVE MILITARY ESCORT Washington. Jan. 31. At the sug gestion of President-elect Wilson, Vice-president-elect Marshall will have a military escort at his induction Into office, establishing a precedent in the country's history. The escort will be troops from the Culver, Indiana, mili tary academy. RATES GOVERNED BY SUPPLY AND DEMAND Trans-Oceanic Freights Governed in This Manner Rather Than by Con ference Agreements. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. . Washington, Jan. 31. High rates for trans-oceanic freight are caused by supply and demand rather than by "conference agreements"' among steamship lines. W. Q. Sickle, of the Ham burg-American Steamship Com X pany, today told the house shipping i trust committee. "We are forced to maintain reason able rates by the fear of. competition ifrom regular lines outside of the con ference or from tramps," he said. "These tramp steamers that you . say control rates are practically all owned by the conference lines?" said Representative Humphrey, T don't admit that." "But I make the statement," said Mr. Humphrey. "A majority of these tramps are owned or controlled by the conference lines- The conference lines use them to handle their surplus freight 5 v New Orleans Firm Charged With Violating the Neutrality Laws BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New Orleans. Jan. 3L Indictments charging conspiracy to violate the neutrality laws In connection with th proposed Bhipment of a large quantity of arms and ammunition to Mexican insurgents were returned to day by the United States grand jury against the firm of A. Baldwin & Co., of this city, one of the largest import ing houses in the south. Other per sona were indicted also, but no-names have so far been made public. It is understood the Indictments are con ducted with a proposed shipment of munitions of war valued at $200,000, which, however, due to activities of an agent of the bureau of investigation of the department of justice never left N' ???ana. The arms and ammuni T A T- -r f-rk TWO LEADERS OF THE YOUNG TURKS Col. vbjved '-Btye: (at top) ant Capt. ; ' ; Nourey- Bey.- - I Two prominent leader? pfthe young Turks who are opposed " to peace with the Balkan, states are Col. Djeved Bey and Capt; Jourey Bey. : They have taken an important part, in the war and stand close to the Turkish crown prince. SUFFRAGETTES USE SLUNGSHOTS One Woman Arrested for Slinging Leaden Discs .Through Shopj Win dow Could Kill Man. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, Jan., 31.. The ' British suf fragettes have adopted the slungshot or catapult as a weapon in their, cam paign. With it they hurl heavy leaden discs stamped with "votes for women." In consequence of - the - newness . to them of this arm, their aim is- not good and the" damage thus far caused has not ,been great. The disc, how ever, is said by doctors to be capable of killing a man. x , An actress named "Jacques" Selford was charged at the. police court this morning with bombarding shop win dows with one of these catapults from the top of an omnibus. She was fined $10 or a month's imprisonment. Her father paid the fine. i The suffragettes continue to set fire to contents of the street letter boxes. Several thousand letters were de stroyed at various points this -morning. BLIZZARD CONTINUES WITH UNABATED FURY Dtuluth, Minn., Jan. 31. A blizzard, general over northwester! Wisconsin and Minnesota, started last night and continued today with unabated fury. The temperature was close to zero and a 35 mile north wind was acconrpanied by snow. Indications were that the storm would grow in intensity. tion are at present stored ina ware house in this city. ; ? : The war supplies stored -here are said to represent only a part of a pur chase totalling $500,000 which were made here and in New York1 by revo lutionary agents, representing interests connected with the Felix DJaz revolt of last summer at Vera Cruz. The supplies stored here include machine guns, rifles, cartridges and ' explosives for bomb manufacture. They were shipped from New York oi Southeru Pacific steamers in July arid August.' 1912. All of the supplies wre packed in card board boxes. After the suppression of the Felix Diaz revolt, the. supplies, which were intended for shipment on schooners from New Orleans to "Vera Cruz, were placed In a local warehouse. - . ! ft 4 u Jl I A L . J J I rf " : PREPARING TO RESUP.1EWARAT AN EARLY DATE Balkan Allies and Turks Getting Ready to Leave London. POWERS ALONE CAN NOW AVERT WAR Both Sides Accuse the Other of Bluffing, and Turks As sert That Allies Were Of fered Greater Concessions Than They First Expected Allies Admit This, But Conditions Have Changed. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, Jan. 31. The Balkan allies and Turks are making active prepara tions to resume hostilities. Apparently the powers alone can avert a war the allies delegates are preparing to leave London and a dispatch from Constantinople states the Turkish dele gates have been ordered home. Both sides accuse the other of bluff ing. The Turks assert the allies were given greater concessions in the note to the powers Thursday than they ex pected at the institution of the peace conferences. The allies admit this but declare that what would have been acceptable a fortnight ago can't be entertained now. THE TURKISH DELEGATES ARE ORDERED HOME London, Jan.. 31. The Turkish gov ernment today sent orders to the Ot toman peace plenipotentiaries to leave London at once for the Turkish cap ital, according' to & dispatcn from Con stantinople. - ' - ' .' ";'.,-. -. a . . TURKS ARE" PREPARING -''r'rr fc TO RENEW THE WAR Constantinople. Jan. si. All the of ficers and men of (the Turkish army now on furlough have beenordered to rejoin their regiments, within twenty four hours. The military governor of the capital has Issued an emphatic denial of the reports of dissensions among the Turkish troops on the Tchatalja lines. CRUDE OIL GOES C UP ON MARKET Demand Exceeds Supply, is Report, and Several Grades Rite in Price ' One Big-DK J nd. ' : BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Pittsburg, Pa., Jan. 31. The rapid advance in the price of the principal grades of crude oil Was continued to-4 day when at the opening of the mar ket another seven cents "Were tacked to the price, making Pennsylvania crude, the basis of oil values, $2.40. Other prices announced were Mercer black 11.93, New Castle $1.93, Corning $1.93, and Cabell $2. Somerset and Ragland were unchanged. , Reports from the principal pipe line companies, show that during this month the runs from wells ; in ' the eastern fields have averaged a little more than 115,000 barrels a day,x while during the same period shipments have averaged a little more than 118, 000 barrels a day, an excess of con sumption over production ' of about 105.000 barrels during January. So prosperous have some of the oil com panies become that one Pittsburg company declared a 100 per cent divi dend. DARROW TRIALS IS UNDER WAY Former Counsel for McNanaras is Charged With. Jury 'Bribing in Trial. ' . BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Los Angeles, Jan. 31. Af ter.eleven days devoted to procuring a Jury, the second trial of Clarence S. Darrow, former counsel, for the McNamara brothers, on a jury .bribery charge growing out of the famous dynamite trial, finally go t under way , today. Darrow is alleged to have "bribed Robert Bain, a sworn juror In the Mc Namara case, through the instrumen tality of Bert Franklin, who was a detective for the McNamara defense but became the chief witness against Darrow in his trial on the charge of having tried to bribe George Lock wood, a McNamara venireman. Bain, soon after the sensational close of the McNamara trial, confessed . to having taken a bribe from Franklin. DEDICATE NEW NAVAL ; DRY DOCK AT BREMERTON , Washington, Jan. 31. Special' efforts are to be made to get the great new naval dry dock at Bremerton in con dition to receive a warship, probably the Oregon, before March 4. The pur pose is to dedicate the dock as a com Foment to President Taffs adminis tration under which it was begun. COL. ROOSEVELT ITHE TARGET OE LEGISLATIO Senator Cummins Says so In Supporting the Single Term Resolution. WILLIAMS WANTS THREE EXEMPTED Says Should Not Apply to President Taft, Ex-President Roosevelt and President-Elect Wilson Re publicans and Democrats Want These Three Made Eligible For One More Elective Term. : BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, Jan. SI. ''I did not be lieve any one would insist that this legislation was aimed at CoL Roose velt," declared Senator Cummins to day in advocating the Works single six year presidential term ' amendment in the senate, "but It has "been very busi ly urged throughout the United States lately that we are legislating to make Roosevelt ineligible. There is no truth In such statements and I know they must be abhorrent to Col. Roosevelt." The debate centered about the dec laration by Senator Williams, demo crat, that unless such amendments were adopted as to make Roosevelt. Taft and Wilson eligible for another term, the friends of Roosevelt and others might oppose ratification of the constitutional amendment by the states. Republican and democratic senators who urged that Roosevelt, Taft and Wilson all be made eligible for one more elective term met the opposi tion of the progressives and of some of their: ora party Tntmj:;.? wnen xne senate , ioou up , iet sub ject. Senator Root's amendment to make the , constitutional amendment effective March 4, 1917,- was defeated on a viva, voce vote but by demand ing a roll call he got It before the senate again for further consideration. As a substitute. Senator Hitchcock proposed an amendment to let Wilson, Roosevelt or Taft have one six year term under the new amendment. "When we except these persons from its operations, , we are making it en tirely personal," disfelared Senator Borah. "We practically would be amending the constitution for their convenience." . v-Senator Paynter then proposed an amendment to make the six year term take effect in 1912. Senator Works, author of the original resolution, en dorsed Senator Hitchcock's plan. Senator Clapp, progressive, took em phatic exception to his position. " "It Is a reflection upon the senate itself." he declared, "in our saying to the country that a great principle can not pass this body unless three greaf partisan leaders are ! recognized and cared for in the legislation. "It this change in our constitution is wise and this limitation is to be adopted, let us rise t"t the occasion and apply It to every man." Senator Sutherland urged adoption of the Root amendment setting March 4, 1917 as . the date. This brought protest from Senator Polndexter, pro gressive, who declared that if there was any danger of a man "perpetuat ing himself in office" because of his "ability and popularity." Senator Cummins favored and Sen ator Lodge opposed the exemptions for Wilson, Roosevelt and Taft Senator Williams, democrat, declar ed that the single term proposal 'would probably be defeated by the states un less CoL Roosevelt were exempted from its provisions. -"Whatever might be the motives of those who oppose the amendment," said Senator Williams, "they would be able to say to the people: "They are after one man's scalp: he received more than 2,000,000 votes of the American people and now they are trying to make, him ineligible. , "It would be unwise for those who favor this amendment to handicap themselves with the active antagon ism of those who could make tthis point against it." - The amendments by Senator Hitch- (Continued on Page Three.) i HEIR TO $750,000 i CAN'T BE FOUND Joseph! Caples Disappeared When Em bezzlement Charges Were Lodged Against Him in California. , BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Los Angeles, Jan. 31. A systematic search by the police today failed to reveal the whereabouts of Joseph H. Caples, heir to a $750,000 estate left by the late Richard Caples,' an El Paso, Texas, banker. J. H. Caples disap peared from this city when embezzle ment complaints were lodged against him, charging that he disposed of live stock said to be the property of J. M. Wyatt and T. M. Wingo, El Paso bankers. CITY COUNCIL WILL SUBMIT BOTH CHARTERS Voters Can Take Choice Be tween the Jones and Semmes Bills. SEPARATE VOTE ON PUBLIC UTILITIES Election Will Be Held on Tuesday, March 4, and the Same Committee Will Conduct it, as Well as Pre pare Ballots Only Those Can Participate Who Were Qualified to Vote in Last General Election. In the election to be held on Tues day, March 4, when both the Semmes and Jones commission government charters will be submitted for ap proval or disapproval, the form of the ballot will be such . as to allow each voter to vote separately for or against the sections of each charter relating to public utilities, such form of ballot being recommended by the special committee and unanimously approved by the city council at the special meeting last night. The special commission government charter committee of the city council made its final report at a special meeting of the council at'7 o'clock last night, the matter being' brought be fore the council In the form, of a reso lution, which was unanimously adopt ed. Both the Semmes charter and the Jones charter will be submitted to the voters of Pensacola for approval or disapproval in an election to be held on Tuesday,, March, 4, 1913, in which only such persons who were qualified ttn-wre trt-th lasS-ttetrera"trtelele, tion shall be allowed ta participate. The board of . canvassers for the election will be Aldermen O. J. Semmes, J. E.. Concannon and Will L. Moyer. These aldermen composed the committee which arranged the charter known as the Semmes charter. THE RESOLUTION. The resolution of the commission government committee was as fol lows: "Whereas, the special committee ap pointed pursuant to the resolution of this council, adopted November 27, 1912, and as the result of the election held thereunder on December 30, 1912, has drafted and submitted to this council a bill to create . a commission form of government for the city of Pensacola, hereafter . designated as 'the committee charter,' and recom mends that the same be approved by the voters of said city; and, also, an other bill drafted by the city attorney, and designated as 'the Jones charter, and whereas said .committee further recommends that both said charters be submitted by this council to the qualified voters of sail city for their approval or disapproval at an election to be held In each election district of the city at, or near as practicable to, the customary polling places, be tween the hours of- 8 o'clock a -m. and 6:30 o'clock p. m., on Tuesday, March 4, 1913, and that the ballot' used in said election shall, unless otherwise ordered by this council, be of the form to be prescribed by the board of canvassers, and as may be neces sary for the purpose aforesaid, and, also, as to allow each voter to vote separately for or against the sections of each Bald charter re'ating to public utilities, being designated In the Jones charter as section 29 and in the commitee charter as sections . 26 and 27, now, therefore "Be it resolved by the mayor and council of the city of Pensacola: "Section 1. That pursuant to said recommendations an election shall bo held for the aforesaid purposes in the city of Pensacola on the day, at the places and during the hours and in the manner above recited, and other wise, as near as may be in accordance with the laws of the state and city ordinances governing, regular city elections; that the expenses of ' said election shall be paid by the' city out ot any money in the geaeral fund not otherwise appropriated, f "Section 2. That only such persons who were, according te the registra tion books used at the last general state election duly qualified voters ta said city, and who now reside therein, shall be allowed to vote at slid elec tion, and the only in the district in which they then reside, and no subse quent qualification by payment of poll taxes or otherwise shall entitle any person to vote." The last section of the resolution provides for a board of .canvassers for the election. ORDINANCE SENT BACK. The ordinance granting spur track privileges to the: Joel Frater Lumber Company, which came up on third reading, was, on motion of Alderman Kugelmaa, placed back on second reading, amended and leferred to the ordinance and engrossing committee " In its amended form the words "its successors and assigns" have been stricken from the ordinance and -sec- (Continued on Page Three) SOCIAL WORKERS IN CONFERENCE DECIDE UPON ORGANIZATION MAJOR'S DAUGHTER - TAKES A BARRIER 57 Miss Dasha Allen and. Her Favorite Steed. The balmy, spring-like weather which Is being enjoyed at the national capital has been the means of bring ing out to the parks and drives the equestriennes of Washington society Seldom has the District of . Columbia eiQBtrektr'-''3berrt--spBon; and everyone ' able to do so is taking ad vantage of it One of the most daring equestriennes seen about the capital is Miss Dasha Allen, daughter of Major Henry T. Allen, TJ. S. A. The picture shows her taking her mount over a rather dangerous barrier in Rock creek park, the well known rendezvous near Washington. BOUND AND GAGGED FOR FOUR HOURS Watchman . Left, in This Manner by Safe Blowers and Narrowly Escaped Being Burned to Death. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, Jan. 31. For four hours early today Michael Roser, 65 years old, a night watchman, lay bound and gagged on the floor In a north side department store where he had been left by safe blowers and watched smoke curling : Up from smoldering blankets used by the thieves to deaden the sound of an explosion. Fearful that he would be burned to death, .Roser made a frantic effort to free himself when he saw. the blankets blazing. He loosened a tie which held his arms and then removed the gag. He telephoned an alarm first to the fire department and then to the police. When the firemen arrived the Interior of the "building was in names and the structure and contents were destroyed with a loss of 175,000. . The ' safe blowers, .four in number, broke into the . store shortly after midnight and, according to Roser, were only a few minutes blowing open the safe and escaping with $1,200. COAL SUBJECT TO SEIZURE. Washington, Jan. 31. The Greek government has notified the United States that coal shipped ; by way of the Dardanelles to Black Sea ports will be subject to seizure, unless it is certified for local consumption at neutral ports. 1 s ! ;;vj k ' I New York Stock Exchange is Opposed to Being Incorporated BY ASSOCIATED . PRESS. Albany, N. Y-, Jan. 31. The New York stock exchange put itself on rec ord today as opposed to Incorporation and as against the enactment of a maximum rate of interest on call loans. Governor Sulzer was so in formed by a committee representing the exchange and was advised that the enactment' of such laws would cause "disastrous results." "Many people of the south and west have informed me," said Governor Sul zer, "that they believe it would . be a good thing for the stock-exchange to incorporate. I realize that there are two sides to this question." John C. Hilbnrn of counsel for the exchange declared that the exchange Is a voluntary organization and its members must abide by its decisions. "Its punishments are effective now" h-2 told the governor. "When a man is suspended, his vocation is at an end. Societies Represented at Y. M. C. A. Meeting Yes - terday Morning. NINE ARE NOW IN THE UNION Another .'Meeting ' Will be Called Before Long at Which Permanent Organ ization Will be Effected Each Society Retains Identity But Will Work With Others When Com bined Efforts Will Best Avail.- Representatives of nine of the fif teen societies, associations and clubs hi the cit; which are working along dif ferent' lines for spiritual, mental and physical betterment of the city mit at the'Y. M. C. A. at ten o'clock yes terday morning and held a conferen-o at which it was decided to organic permanently as a means of centralit ipg their effonts. 5 The organizations represented were the Young Men's Christian Associa tion, "the Woman's Relief Association, the playgrounds committee, the Girl's Friend society, the Parent Teacher Association, the Civic committee of the Pensacola Commercial Associa tion, the juvenile court, the Strangers club and the Young Woman's Chris tian Association. The latter is hardly a composite body as yet, organiza tion having not yet been made. The meeting was called by General Secretary J. H. Sherrlll, of the Y.. M. C. A., .who set forth the object of tht conference after being made tempor ary chairman. . . After a general discussion of the plan to unite was unanimously ap proved Mrs. - R. A. Hyer, Mrs. R. M. Wells and W. P. Cunningham, educa-,tiaucU.sertar-fr ihe Y-M. -C An were' appointed a committee to more clearly define the objects and to ar range a general meeting in the neav future at which representatives of all organizations desiring to associate will have the opportunity to be represented. Permanent organization will at tht time be effected and the plans for fu ture work gone into. The federation will be the culmina tion of six years work for spiritual uplift along many different lines by many different organizations. While each organization in the fed eration will retain. Its Identity and continue along its. present lines, it is proposed to bring. them. all together in the common, good whenever occasion arises. Thus, one organization work ing along one line at. a certain prob lem will be enabled to united m its work with, another organization work ing at the . same problem from a dif ferent angle. A number of organizations' are com paratively "young." having been or ganized .but recently. The united ParcntrTeachers' Asso ciation , is the culmination of threa years of, untiring effort upon the pat of W. P. Cunningham. They work with the school authorities by devis ing pleasurable home work for their children. DYNAMO TENDER IS ELECTROCUTED Was Playfully Whirling Piece of Wire Over His Head When "it. Caught on a Transmission Wire. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. . Anderson, S. C, Jan. 31. Henry Parnell, a dynamo tender at the Gregg shoals plant of the Savannah River Power Company near here, was killed today when 20,000 volts of elec tricity passed through his body. Par nell was playfully whirling a piece of wire over his head when the end of 1t caught on a transmission wire. He was dead before help could reach him. If the exchange is compelled to incor porate, its decisions could be question ed In the courts. Long litigation would follow and the courts would have ) pass upon question which are now dealt with effectively and quickly." Governor Sulzer reminded Mr. Hil bura that the cotton exchange and practically all the other New Yorle markets are incorporated. "Isn't It true that a customer can b wiped out by high interest rates for call loans?" asked the 'governor. The committee replied that such a situation had never developed. The governor then questioned th committee concerning the activity of the American can stocks. He wanteJ to know if the large sales- of th's stock for the past few days were mads by bona fide holders. The committee said the exchange was making an investigation of this matter, but expressed the opinion that the sales were genuine.