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" " m - - -- i-r-1 w----ir'wi-ij-i-n ir-u n n nnru-Ln.n. i n.n ni GENERALLY FAIR SUNDAY AND MONDAY; WARMER IN NORTH PORTION SUNDAY; MODERATE VARIABLE WINDS. Pages To-day In Three Sections VOL. XVI. NO. 67. PENSACOLA. FLORIDA. SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 9, 1913. PRICE FIVE CENTS. PRESIDENT DISCUSSES PROSPECTIVE APPOINTMENTS WITH CABINET AS WELL AS LEGISLATIVE POLICIES HEAD OF LARGE LUMBER FIRM NEW PASSENGER DEPOT OF L. & N. WILL OPEN BY MAY 1 20 1! u 1 uo I k 1 ! i: it- . V - 1 i I -1 Makes it Known There Will Be no Letting" Down of Civil Service Bars. NO POLICY YET AS TO MINOR POSITIONS President Will Begin Work - on His First Message to Congress Next Week Decides He Does Not Want Uniformed Aides to" Accompany Him on Public Occasions. BY ASSOCIATED TRESS. 7 Washington. March .8.' President Wilson divided his time today between a discussion of prospective appoint - ments with cabinet members and legis latlve policies with members of con gress. He cleared his desk by 4 o'clock this afternoon and took a long auto mobile ride with Mrs. Wilson. After dinner he attended a theatre. Four days work at the White House moved by as smoothly as if President Wilson had been there for years, well trained assistants taking care of the -details ad as cabinet members are bearing tbe work for the president was far from exhausting. Diplomatic appoint ments still continue to occupy the center of attention in official Wash ington.? Richard Olney has-been de cided upon for ambassador to Great Britain. It is unknown whether he will accept. George W. Guthrie, dem ocratic chairman -of Pennsylvania, is isaid to ; be slates for : ambassador to Italy. ' NO LETTING DOWN OF BARS. President Wilson let it be known to day that there was no immediate pros pect of letting down the civil service bars to thousands of democratic office-seekers- The president . told Senator ,Pcmrene that so. far, J and the' cabi net had formulated no policy as to. ap pointments for minor positions in the government service. " There had been a report that Presi dent Wilson might revoke ,the recent order of Mr. Tart which put 36,000 fourth-class postmasters under civil service. The supreme court's visit today was 'tmusua'ly 'brief, due to the fact that the aides at the White House bene-v fitted by their experience on the last occasion when the' court paid Its for mal respects. An embarrassing situa tion was created then, as neither the members of the supreme court nor Mr. Taft were sure who should -leave, the blue room first. In the uncertainty the court's visit was prolonged nearly an hcur. Today President Wilson was informed he was to depart ahead of the court. He did so -after chatting briefly with the Justices and hurried back to the executive offices to meet long line of callers. NO UNIFORMED AIDES. V President Wilson finally decided that he would not be accompanied in pub lic by uniformed aides. The latter will be with him only on state occasions ttie, whit House or at army or navy functions- , - The president is not fond Ai? cere mony or quasi-regal appearanee which he thinks the presence of uniformed aides invariably gives. There are twelve aides at the White House now but the number probably will be great ly reduced. PREPARING FIRST MESSAGE. President Wilson will begin prepa ration of his first message to congress next week. So far ' he ihas had but little opportunity to consult his cabinet or senate or house leaders about the message. It is probable that the mes age will deal with only two subjects the tariff at some length, and currency reform briefly. miring the special session other messages may be sent to congress oil various subjects and it is likely that the attention of congress will be espe cially called to'-the need for currency legislation after the house has disposed of most of the tariff schedules. Pre dictions today are that the president will not attempt to attack the present tariff in a statistical manner but that he will confine himself largely to an (Continued on Pago Two.) Survivors of Steamer's Crew Say Fire Caused Dynamite Explosion BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Baltimore. March 8. Fifteen sur vivors of the crew of the Alum Chine, blown up Friday, tonight signed a sworn statement that all laws of load ing explosives were complied with and that Are of unknown origin in the bow of the ship caused the explosion; Because most of the crew of the de stroyed steamer were subjects of Great Britain, the British consul will Inquire into the explosion. Authorities who have made a partial examination ex press the opinion that the real cause of the explosion will never be definite ly learned, chiefly because those who might give information either are Uooiij the dead or are so seriously DARROW'S ARGUMENTS TO JURY IN HIS OWN BEHALF PREVENTED ACQUITTAL ON CHARGE OF BRIBING JURYMEN c- BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. " , Los Angeles, vMarch 8. The. jury trying: Clarence S. Darrow. the Mc Namara counsel on thejeharge of jury bribery, reported today it was un able to agree, and was discharged. The last ballot stood eight for conviction and four for acquittal. Dar row's counsel immediately announced he would ask for a new trial, and asked that the date be set a week from next Monday. After a discussion Judge Conley set March thirty-first for the new trial. Darrow's own arguments were responsible for his failure to go free, according to one Juror. Several Jurors were alienated, he said, by Dar row's declaration that the McNamaras were not murderers, but workers In a gi-eat cause. . BREAK IN RANKS OF SENATE DEMOCRATS HAS INTENSIFIED . FEELING BETWEEN FACTIONS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, March 8. J. M. Baker, rt Snitfli farnlina : assistant - librarian ,?', .v, hv the democratic caucus today for senate secretary. This is equivalent to elec tion. He received twenty-five votes to twenty-three scattered among Joseph R. Wilson, the president's brother, Former Senator Gardener, of Maine, and others. Thomas Keller, of West Virginia, was renominated for j assistant doorkeeper, ERCHANTS fj CRUSADE Men Employing Thousands of Girls m'.ChigoAdmjt - Low Wages May Influence ' . Women Towards Immoral Lives and Promise to ; See That Girls Receive Better Wages. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, March 8. Edward Hillman, and E. G. MandeL two of the most prominent merchants of the city, em ploying thousands of women in their department stores, today offered to co operate with the state senate vice commission in working toward better home conditions for their women em ployes. Each admitted the possibil ity, that low wages might influence women toward immoral lives, and promised to investigate conditions with a view of assuring himself that the working women of Chicago receive compensation to enable them to live honestly. Hillman was a witness before the commission. Mandel's promise came In a letter to the members. Each de clared he would employ a special in vestigator. Edward Hillman of "Hillman s one of Chicago's largest department stores. told the commission he thought there was in some cases a connection be tween low wages and immorality among women. "Do you think that a woman would sell . her virtue before . she would starve?'' asked, Lieutenant Governor l?arrett O'Hara, chairman, of the com mission. ; . . "Yes. I do." came the prompt answer. Hillman said that 817 girls and women are employed at his store. Of these forty-six girjs receive $5; twen tv-four set S4: twenty-three earn $3.50 and six receive $3..Thcse last are er rand girls mostly brought in by their parents 'who want Them to learn tne hiiKinpna so thev may advance . 10 higher salaries, he said. - "If one of your $3 girls lost her vir tue would it hurt your conscience T' asked O'Hara. "Yes. certainly." "Would hold yourself responsible?" (Continued on Page Two) maimed and injured they will never be In a position to make a statement regarding the accident. The geieral! theory, which seems to be borne out by the statement of eye-witnesses to the tragedy, is that the coal In the ves sel's bunkers was set afire by spon taneous combustion and the flames were communicated to the dynamite. The explosion was so terrific ; that it has seriously crippled the coast de fenses of the . harbor. In many in stances the concrete foundations of the BIG! WILL VICE ASSIST heavy guns in rorts Howard. Armi- protected by the civil service. . He s ance Company, the presidency of the stead and Carroll were cracked while ! said to recognize that the postcfflce American. Manufacturers Export As several of the guns , themselves were , department is a great business insti- j sociation, and a directorship in the damaged by falling pieces of steel from ; tntion and he rronoses to do nothing! American - Blower Company of De the wrecked steamer; ith&t might lower the efficiency. 1 troit. The break in the democratic ranks yesterday, when Senator Clark was endorsed for president pro tem, over Senator Bacon, has noticeably intensi fied the feeling between the factions. as shown in today's meeting. Sena- tor Hoke Smith's threatened resigna- tion from the steering committee be- 11 v D - sx-nf A at At t rck a aril I ral Vsi cause of Bacon's defeat was still talked of in senate circles today, as indi cating the possible breach of ? the leaders, WOMEN CROWD ROOM AND HISS THE WITNESSES Committee Investigating. In activity of ' Washington Police During the Suffra gist Parade Hear Many, Some of Whom Are Jeered When Testifying Favor ably to Police. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. " 'Washington, March 8 Hundreds of women crowded the corridors of the senate office building today and plead ed for admission to the room where the senate sub-committee continued its investigation of the ifolice during disorders attending the suffragist pa rade last Monday. Jeers and hisses greeted statements favorable to the police nd applause greeted statements derogatory to the officials. POLICE NOT ALERT. George S. Canfield, of Spokane, Wn, Commodore W. S. Moore and Judge Henry D. Pierce, of Indianapolis, tes tified the police methods were lax and inadequate. Jadge Pierce told of see ing Chief Sylvester giving orders to patrolmen, but he said the patrolmen evinced a lack of interest in carrying them out. As Sylvester's back was turned, the policemen would lapse into inactivity, he said. Other witnesses testified to indignities and insults to the women marchers, none of which seemed to stir the police into any ef fective efforts for protecting the parade- Commodore Moore declared Sylves ter had refused police protection for the suffrage rehearsal that took place a day or two before the parade.. He said the police had told him that he sympathized with the suffrage cause but that he did not approve the meth ods by the women who were trying to advance it. v PRAISES PQLICE. A defense of -the--police was pre sented by Representative J.. H. Nelms, who said the crowd was good natured (Con tinned on Page Seven) Postmasters to Be Appointed About April ! Washington, March 8. Postmaster i General Burleson said today that no :.niBn,.n. f "t appointments of postmasters probably would be made before April 1. except possibly in cases of emergency. Ap proximately i,&uu such appointments) r TIME TO HIS DUTIES by Mr. Taft were not acted upon by the last senate and it will be neces-j Washington, March 8. To devote sary for President Wilson to make ap- j his time 'to his duties as the head of pointments to all these offices. f ithe department of commerce, Secre Mr. Burleson-indicated that" It would tary Redfield today resigned from his be his policy, too, not to disturb ca-! outside business connections, a dlrec pable and efficient costal emoloves f torshin in the Eauitable Life Assur- PENSACOLA Arrived Yesterday From Rio Janeiro With Wife and Son. LISBON, PORTUGAL, IS HEADQUARTERS One of the Largest Export ers of Lumber and Timber Operating in South Amer ica May Establish Branch Office in Pensacola- Realize Great Growth of City. Among the prominent arrivals in Pensacola yesterday and who are mak- jng their headquarters at the San Car. lo8 are Signor Domingo Jm da Silva, wife and son. The party arrived from Rio de Ja neiro, and will spend several days here, on a business and pleasure trip. The senior da Silva is the head of one of the largest exporting lumber . , . , wmi,omco -'"" hither, enticed by the seclusrve lone- while spending most of his time in liness, by the natural advantages, and Lisbon, pays an occasional visit to!y tn safety and astounding beauty this country, de Silva junior is also, of the locality. These attributes, It a prominent member of the firm. J seems, were necessary to or at least A branch office - is maintained at; appreciated by this class of happy-go- tiuuport, .miss., and it was rrom tnati point, that the da Silvas came to this city. When seen by a Journal represen tative last evening at the San Carlos, Mr. da Silva Jr. very readily stated the mission of his father, mother and himself to ' this city. He Is. a typical Portuguese, modest and prepossessing in appearance. He would not, from his speech, impress one us being a for eigner. -1 " We. are here," said the. younger da Silva,' "for two reasons. We have business interests here and my father wanted to come to Pensacola. It has been more . than two. years since he was here, or perhaps longer, and hav ing beard so much of what the Deep Water City was doing, he wanted to make a few observations. What he has seen has convinced him that all that he has read and beard of Pen sacola is true. " "My father." continued Mr. da Silva, "has been exporting lumber and tim ber rrom Rio de Janeiro for a num ber of years and the business has grown to the extent that we realized the necessity of having one or more branch offices on the gulf. "We now maintain an office at Gulf port. Miss- but it may be that we will establish one or more in the near fu ture" with a significant smile "we are in Pensacola." While the senior da 'Silva spends most of his time In Lisbon, he comes to America every two or three years to look after his vast lumber interests, He enjoys the distinction of being member of the royal house of Portugal. bearing the title of count, which title however, he does not care to be known by in this country. The de Silvas will be In Pensacola until Tuesday night or Wednesday. Tuberculosis Treatment Will Be Investigated BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Xew York, March 8. Surgeon Gen eral Blue of the: public health ser vice today designated Director John EL Anderson of the hygenic laboratory and Surgeon Arthur M. Stimsoh a board to conduct an investigation of Dr. Friedmann's tuberculosis vaccine. The two public health officers will meet the German physician tomorrow. They will work with him and bring cultures to the hygienic laboratory for tests and use upon monkeys. "The government intends to give the Friedmann vaccine a thoroughly . fair test," said Surgeon General Blue. and If the first tests and the application to monkeys is of the same value, it will be tested further upon patients at the public health sanitarium at Fort Stan ton, N. M. If it proves of value there it will be available at all marine hos pitals of ,the service. Sufferers should "ul rtt'r u,rl , T " 7," , have thoroughly investigated the vac- cine.' WILL DEVOTE ALL HIS ' NEVER SAW SO MANY WANT AD REPLIES " Freeport, Fla., March 4, 1913. Editor Pensacola Journal. I have done a whole lot of Classified Advertising in my days and time and I am going to be frank with you. I never saw so many replies to a Want Ad in all my time, as we got from the one in The Journal. I don'"t know how many we got, but there must have been a hundred and twenty-five at least, which sh ows that somebody .does read your paper. With regards. Yours very truly, GULF RED CYPRESS COMPANY, SAM R. GUYTHER. DIGGING FOR BURIED SPANISH TREASURE AT MARY ESTHER? SPECIAL, TO THE JOURNAL. woods were at first accounted for as jjiary .stner, March 8. Some con- sternation has been caused In this district by night walkers. Strange lights have been observed In the woods north of this place, causing a story of wonder and Interest to evolve To those who may not know Mary Esther, it Is possibly necessary to state i tQat although now a fashionable sum- r res.ort- a on "? " wf the abode of pirates, doubtlessly drawn "iminais. . The renowned Pirate's Cove is on Santa Rosa Island, opposite this place. There are people living here who can yet remember Spanish things, and Spanish blood is here. Treasure, Spanish gold and silver, 'has . been found on more than one occasion and as recently as six years ago. Six years ago this story can be vouchsafed by many a well dressed Spaniard came' to this district, bought a plot of ground on which there was little to recommend it for speculation purposes but a large fig tree. People wondered who he was and why he bought the land, but in the dead of night he dug up the fig tree and de parted from this place, taking with him a chest, and has not been seen or heard of since. Though all this has been more or less forgotten, " present circumstances have brought story after story back to the minds of our old-time people, for although mysterious lights in the MEXICAN REBELS AND FEDERALS ASERIOUSCLASH Lasted For Four Hours and Rebels Were Finally Driven Back Thirty Miles North Huerta May Pub lish Orders of Madero to Fire on American Ma rines. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. . Mexico City, March 8. The first se rious clash between federal troops and Capranzistas was reported today -at Reata, Coahuila. The engagement lasted four hoursy the rebels being driven back - to Bajan, thirty miles north. To prevent clashes between rebels and American troops, the government proposes to send six thousand federals to occupy border towns. - ; It was announced today that provis ional President Huerta. was consider ing the advisability of making public the official correspondence of the closing days of the Madero adminis tration, with the object of showing that the late president tried to Incite anti-American sentiment throughout the republic. FIRE ON MARINES. Amon? alleged orders given by Ma dero during the last week of his rule was one directing officers of the Mex ican gunboats lying at Vera Cruz "to fire immediately upon the American marines, if an attempt is made to land forces" from the United States war vessels, "paying no regard to the ex pressed purpose of the American naval commanders merely to protect foreign ers " (The execution of such an order would have- meant the suicide of ' the Mexican naval forc.es. as a single shell from the battleship Georgia, then lying only 200 yards distant, woul 1 t Continued on Pase Seven.) vagaries of turpentine men. renowned iur strange tnings not comprehended oy tne uninitiated, yet it has turned out a vastly different phenomenon. Persons foreign have been digging in tne aarKness of the night. Pine torches have been used. Scraps of foreign let ters nave been found lying on the ground near the scene. The writer rouna behind a log a thermos flask, an automatic pistol of foreign origin. ana a cnam, probably a dog chain, at- tacnea to a tree, and it is reckoned that as all things point towards a hasty aepanure, mat no- more time was taken than that necessary to. unfasten the hook from the dog's collar. Last Sunday night a boy returning home on muleback, hearing a noise and his own dog barking, was called ty these means off the beaten track. The scene that met him was men with shovels and tools and an old crippled man borne in a chair. On the verge or a hasty departure the boy was de tained and accosted by a somewhat distingue member of the party who, according, to the joy's account was -a director and who spoke the little he could say in a broken way. Those who have learned the cir cumstances have conjectured. Some say one thing, some another. But the platitude given vent to, after the style usual on these occasions Is, "if it is not Spanish treasure, darned if we know what it is." It is obvious, however. In view of the facts given, that buried treasure does exist in this locality, and the fresh impetus which has been given to the latterly desultory searching will doubtless result in further finds. OF BERING A YOUNG WOftflAi Charles Cramer and Wife .Found Guilty of Killing ' Miss Sophie Sing-er on the . ; Eve of Her Marriage in a Chicago Boarding House Man Was a Clown. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, March 8. Charles Cramer and his wife, Beatrice Ryall Cramer, were found guilty today of the mur- der of Miss Sophia Singer, of Balti- more. Cramer was sentenced to life 1t"ti nrloAW vrs Ar t cans? Vila nrifa n frtivt ""Y""""V 4tT The jury recommended that clem- ency be shown to the woman. A mo- tirhn. o now tIa I vx-o a antorA1 on CONVCTED the-prisoners were taken to their cells. ! changes of personne Because of the - The verdict apparently . affected i lech.c& nature of the work and the Cramer more than it did his wife. f familiarity of the present force with "I love my husband and I wanted to "; the attorney general today declared ' that he would Tiot remove his sub continued on Page Seven.) I ordinates except for inefficiency. Waiters, Elevator Men and Others Oppose the Stock Exchange Bills BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, March ' 8. Waiters, ele vator men, .telephone men operators,! After the stock exchange members bank messengers, telegraphers and i had done what thy could in the way clerks in the financial district are en-! of protesting to Governor Sulzer and gaged in a crusade, the like of which the legislature, their employees took Wall street has never seen. It ia di-jup tho fight and are buttonholing pol rected against Governor Sulzer"s bills, iticians and members of the legisla affecting the stock exchange and miture, writing letters - and circulating particular the bill to raise from $2 to $4 the state tax on th transfer of ownership of each 100 shares of stock. Members of the stock exchange say such a measure would seriously re duce the amount of trading on the ex change, which already is at a low point, and among the 20.0UO wase earn- Finishing Touches Are Now " Being Put on Fine Build-, ing by the Contractor. TO FINISH THIS IN THIRTY DAYS Railroad Company is to Have Tiling- Laid on Floors' and This Will be Commenced Soon Other Work is . G6ing- Ahead Smoothly and' No Further Delays Are Anticipated. The new passenger depot of the Louisville & Xashvjlle railroad will be completed and opened to the public not later than May 1, according to the present plans. Xo further delays in securing material are anticipated, as the-finishing ouches are now . being "put on the interior of the building, an! the railroad company will soon put a force of men at work laying the tile floors. This part of the work is not covered in the contract with C B. Rat- nrr & Co. What work is now unfinished will be completed by RatlifT & Co. within thirty days, according to a statement by the superintendent of the building yesterday afternoon. The firm has ex perienced many vexatious delays, espe cially In securing structural steel. In this there was a delay of over two months and placed the firm far be- hind with its work. If material could have been secured without delay the building would now be in use. A FINE BUILDING. The building Is a beautiful and spacious one and has been arranged with a view to both comfort and con venience for passengers and officials. The waiting 'rooms are large, well lighted and ventilated and conven iently arranged for passengers arriv ing and departing' - All f the lower floor is utilized for this purpose, with the general waiting room occupying the center, the ladies' waiting room on the west side and a ladles' retiring room : adjoining. The news stand, lunch rooms and ticket offices adjoin the general waiting room, with the rooms . for colored passengers on the east side of the ticket cffice. The ex press, baggage and other officer are in the single story section, and there the heating apparatus is also installed. The entire second floor is devoted to offices for officials and all of these are large and well lighted. PAVING TO BE LAID. The Southern Paving & Construc tion Co-, which secured the contract for laying about $10,000 worth of wood block paving on the south and west sides of the building, are now prepar ing for this work, while contractors are now working on the concrete walks on the north side leading to the train shed, and preparing to commence on the south side, or front of the building.- The .railroad company anticipates It will require about fifteen or twenty days to lay the tile flooring, install the electrical fixtures and do other work after the general . contractors have completed their work and if there are no unexpected delays trains will be running into the new depot by May 1. Judgeships Are Popular Among Office Seek ers BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, March 8. Supporters of applicants for federal judgeships and United States attorneyships be sieged Attorney General McReynolds today. A number of attorneys whoo four year terms have expired, ara holding over and in- addition there are four vacancies. In the department of justice proper, it is said there will be no sweeping j there Is general alarm lest many of w v M www i. rt Ul A.. petitions which arc to be sent' to Al bany. A telephone operator on the floor of the stock exchange who is one of the newly organized army of Wall street wage "earners said today that at least 20,000 signatures to one of the peti tions would be obtained.