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GENERALLY FAIR MONDAY AND TUESDAY; MODERATE EAST WINDS. PENSACOLA'S RAILROADS. A new railroad It now operating train Into the Deep Water City. A third road la laying rails. A fourth road Is being Graded. You cant make a mistake by Investing In Pensacela. VOL. XVI. NO. 110 PENSACOLA. FLORIDA. MONDAYS MORNING, APRIL 21, 1913. PRICE FIVE CENTS. TARIFF BILL TO SHOO REAPPEAR 11 THE HOUSE Democratic Leaders Say Success of the Bill is f Assured. PARTY MAJORITY V IN HOUSE IS 140 .This Will Be Sufficient to Carry the Bill Safely -: Through Without Any 'Chance of Amendment In the Senate the Situa tion is Different and the Leaders Change Their Plans. BY ASSOCIATED PRKSS. Washington, April 20. Bearing- the President' approval, and backed by House Democrats, and a favorable de cision of the caucus, the Underwood tariff bill will reappear -in the House v.. 1 Ji - . . .3 n flKt t r-w 4 Ci passage. Democratic leaders say , success of the bill Is assured. The N party majority of over 140 is sufficient to carry it through unchanged. Republicans plan to renew the fight against free wool and free sugar ; a, - a. 1 . ..Mi:i..l,f V n f 1 sufficient democrats will unite in the fight to threaten the bill at any point. From the day the tariff bill comes back to the House, heated debates are expected in both the House and Senate. In the House general debate Is expected to last two . weeks. A de tailed reading of the measure with op portunity of amendment, will follow. Republicans are now preparing to at tack many Democratic reductions, and will attempt amendments for the r,iration of some of the ; protective Jn the Senate has. .caused' the j scrats of the finance committee to change- their plans. ; No oral hear ings will be given, but industries and persons affected will be given an op portunity to file statements of new Information not furnished the ways and means committee last January. The Senate will be ready to act soon after the bill is received from the House. . Other Congressional work will prob ably take a back seat for the tariff this week. Important Senatorial hearings and committee meetings will give the basis for the preparation of future legislation. The ground work for the currency rnrm hill will be laid Tuesday at a -A, - 11 C AAWtml f-AA TVlO f meeims Ui. we -" "ionc sift &0.vooai.ea oi. w umau o ou also appear before the committee dur ing the week. Resentment in Japan is Now 1 Diminishing ' BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Toklo, April 20. Japanese resent ment against the proposed California alien land laws was ' materially di minished today by the announcement that President Wilson and Bryan are making efforts to effect a compromise end that Governor Johnson is oppos ing the bilL Japanese papers harshly criticize American missionaries for their al leged unwillingness to resist the meas ure's passage. At a conference with the missionaries. Count O-Kuma, the foreign-minister, reminded them that Japan owes her first lesson In foreign humanitarian principles to the Uni ted States and added. "Now the duty has devolved upon Japan to teach California-the same principles." The announcement that anti-Japanese leg lslation is pending in British Colum- yi s skatchewan ana , xa.miou. caused "excitement. Pope is Able to Leave Bed Say Physicians BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Rome, April 20. -The condition of the Pope is greatly improved, and his physicians tonight thought a bulletin unnecessary. This morning's bulleUn read: "For four days His Holiness has had no fever. . As a result of the amelioration of the bronchial affection the Pope is grad ually recovering his strength. The pon tiff desires his family to return home and he wants to work. The Pope left his bed and sat in a chair for an hour. Physicians report his sti-crflgth is in creasing rapidly. They hope his bron chitis will soon be cleared. The pon CC is harpy and cheerful . tonight. REDISTRICTING FIGHT WILL BE WJDSOON Senator Johnson's Bill Will Be Called Up in the Sen ate This Week. DUVAL COUNTY IN FOURTH DISTRICT The Latter is Composed of Central and North Cen tral Counties-Bill, Which Has a Unamimous Fa vorable Report From One Branch of Senate, Sure to Cause a Fight. BY FRANK L. HUFFAKER. Tallahassee, April 20. The fight for and against redistricting- the state will be formally launched in the senate this week, when the redistricting- bill introduced by Senator Johnson, of Su wannee, will come up for considera tion as a special order. The bill '.which makes a fourth congressional district out of the counties . of central and north central Florida, has a unani mously favorable report from one branch of the senate judiciary com mittee, but . a fight to make some changes in it is certain, and the whole matter doubtless will be referred eventually to a joint committee. When the fight gets well under way members of the congressional delega tion will doubtless cease "saving the country" at Washington and come down Tallahasseeward for the purpose of seeing that they are not thrown into district where their support v might show a falling oft. The Johnson bill would divide the state as follows: First Disrtict Monroe, 23,521; .Lee, 6.8S5; DeSoto, 15,489; .Manatee, 10,- 417; Polk. 26.241: Hillsborough, .85 citrus, 7.442; ' Sumtet. r;35i; Lake, 10,373. Total 206,875. . Monroe county, - it - is understood, wishes to be changed from Sparkman's district that is, a large number of citizens desire such a change. Second District Baker. 6,240; Ham ilton, 12,891; Columbia, 19,295; , Suwan nee, 20,392; Bradford. 15,369; Alachua, 37,420; Marlon, 29,387; Levy. 11,302; LaFayette. 7,319; Taylor. 7,748; Mad ison, 18,455; Jefferson, 18,773. Total 203.599. Third District Leon, 21,191; Gads den, 24,214; Wakulla, 5,238; Liberty. 4.947; Franklin, 5,673; Calhoun. 8.144; Jackson, 32,539; Holmes, 12,606; Wash ington, 17.892; Walton, 17,955; Santa Kosa, 16,249; Escambia, 39,868.. Total Fourth District Dade, 13.117; Palm Beach, 6,083; St. Lucie, 4,475; Osceola, 6,007; Brevard, 5,145; Orange, 20,842; Volusia. 18,009; Putnam, 14,285; St. Johns, 14,407; Clay. 6.671; Duval. 81. 988; Nassau. 11,480. Total 202,509. Regardless of what action is taken on the bill in the senate, a fight for certain changes will be made in the house, and the . measure may be mu tilated beyond recognition when finally submitted to the governor, or condi tion may remain exactly as they are. Representative Otis Parker, of St. Lucie, has a bill of his own, which is different to considerable degree, and Representative W. A. MacWiUiams. of St. Johns, is certain to make a fight to have his county eliminated from any district containing Duval. Convention of Engineers in Jacksonville BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Jacksonville, April 20. Members of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi neers of the United States will gather here for a six day meeting tomorrow. " The first two days will be devoted to a conference of general chairmen, presided over by F. D. Howard, gen eral chairman Atlantic coast line divi sion. General sessions will begin on Wednesday attended by delegates from the United States, Canada and Mexi co. Grand Chief Stone and President Futch will attend. Following the close of the conven tion, a thousand delegates will make a trip to Key West. Havana and other Cuban points. WOULD DEFINE ACTS WHICH CONSTITUTE TRUST Washington, April 17. Chairman Henry of the rules committee intro duced a bill today to amend the Sher man anti-trust law to define precisely what acts constitute a trust, monopoly or conspiracy in restraint of trade, with punishment as felonies ranging from two to ten years. The act would exempt from its application "mem brs of organizations or associations not for profit and without capital or agricultural products or live stock in the hand! ci producers or raUrs." Henry M. Flagler, Gonstictor of the Over-Sea Railroad, May Die at Almost Any Hour fjr, ' Qi i n .n.n... i .nr Last picture of Henry M. Flagl BY WINFTELD JONES. Washington, April 20. Henry M. Flagler, railroad magnate and con structor of one of the most remarkable railroads in the world the oversea extension is lying at the point of death at Palm Beach, Florida, accord ing to a letter received by an intimate friend of the financier, in Washington today. "Despite conflicting ' reports coming daily from the bedside of Mr. Flag ler," the letter declares, "his physi cians have practically given up all hope for him, and his death is expected mo mentarily. . . 1 "Mr. Flagler is lying at the point of the beach front," the letter continues?' "All the officials are - here with him, and are making their headquarters at the main offices of the Florida East Coast railroad. All the reports being SUICIDE THIRD DEATH AT POST OFFICE IN YEAR SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL. Royal, Pa., April 20. If death has not actually made the post office here his address, he has at least placed it on his hoodoo list, for within a. year three violent deaths have occurred to persons connected with the office. The third came when Raymond Ainey, forty years old, husband of the postmistress, blew out his brains with a shotgun. The first fatality occurred last fall, when Arthur Severance, postmaster, was killed in Scran ton by a Delaware and Hudson train a the Carbon street croasingr. - ' . Lindquist a Mail Order Congressman . ; ' ' ".is Francis O. Lindquist. Washington, April 20. Francis O. Linquist, the new representative from the Eleventh district of Michigan, is America's first mail order congress man. He developed a big business selling men's clothes by mail and used the same principles in his successful po litical campaign. Over 9000,000 pieces of literature were sent out by him and he literally as well as figuratively snowed under his opponents. He was elected on a pure fabric platform and says he is a progressive Republican but not a Butt Moose. er and wife, taken at Palm Beach. sent out about Mr. Flagler's sitting up and recovering are untrue. His phy sicians do not expect him to live but a few hours. His family and friends have given up all hope." Representative Clark has introduced a bill in the house for preservation and repair of the sea wall at St. Augus tine, at an estimated cost of $50,000, to protect the city from the waters of the bay. He also introduced a bill providing for repair and preservation of the old fort at Matanzas Inlet, Florida, and to place a custodian in' charge to super vise such ' protection and repair as is usually accorded 'yts old forts. An ap propriation of $23,000 is asked for car- Reb5eeh'tafive Spar&man called at the postoffice department today and recommendad to - Postmaster-General Burleson, the appointment of W. H. Hoffman as postmaster at Dunnellon. Glover To Be Arrested For Attack on Sy ms BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, April 20.- Considering an attack upon a member of Congress because of utterances made in the House too grave a matter to over look, a dozen members of Congress met today and determined to bring before the notice of the House tomor row an attack, recently made upon Representative Syms, of Tennessee, by Charles A. Glover, a Washington banker. Resolutions will be presented di recting an investigation to ascertain if the arrest of Glover for Contempt of the House is warranted. In a published statement Glover admitted he slapped Syme because of references he made in a speech on district legis lation. Those vho have investigated the case hold tils is in contempt of the House. Various precedents are cited. SEASHORE MANSION OF MILLIONAIRE IS DESTROYED SPECIAL TC THE JOURNAL. Mobile, Ala Tril 20. The seashore mansion of Thedore P. Shonts, multi-millionaire ralroad magnate, was ' destroyed at Daphne yesterday after noon by fire, originating in the attic of the residence, sin the mansion at the time were the uchess De Chaulnes, the young duke, Miss Margaret Shonts, an unmarried daughter of Mr. Shonts, and Mr. Shonts. j The loss is placed at $6000, hut the house was beauifiTurnished, and it is said the actuU loss will be much greater. Fourtem years ago Mr. Shonts bought old residence and at a heavy expense remodeled it completely, built it long pier and bath- houses and mad his mansion one of along the eastern the show,, places shore. Mr. Shonts, tit Duchess and Duke and Miss Margarit Shonts are occupy- ing a cottage on he estate. It is said rebuilt immediately. the place will b although no statfnent has been made by Mr. Shonts. T ALL BALKAN ALLIES SIGN THE ARMISTICE BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Constantino? 1, April 20. Dele gates represening Turkejv and all the Balkan allls, except Montene gro, signed thejarmistice at Bulair Saturday. j SEVERE, ELECTRICAL STORM VISITS PENSACOLA; NUMBER RESIDENCES ARE DAMAGED BY THE LIGHTNING The House Republicans Prepare for a Vigorous Attack on the Underwood Tariff Measure BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, April 20. In a minor ity report of Republican members of the ways and means committee to be presented to the House tomorrow they will attack the Underwood tariff bill. contending the proposed ad valorem ! duties are a delusion and a snare; that the radical revision propose:! by the Democrats is inexcusable and that an accounting will come for the enact ment of the measure into law. Representatives Payne, Fordney. Gardner, Moore and Anderson signed the report. They contend that the bill has caused intense and widespread alarm in business circles and quote Governor Foss's message, describing Sociologists to Convene in Atlanta Friday BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Atlanta, Ga,, April 20. Governors of several southern states and other distinguished men have accepted an .Invitation to address the Southern Sociological Congress, which will meet in Atlanta for a fcur days' ses sion next Friday. The announced purpose of the con ference is to hold a council of war for national health and righteousness. Arrangements have been made by the leaders of the congress to enlist the co-operation of the hun3reds attend ing in sociological work throughout the country. Next Sunday is set apart for sim ultaneous mass meetings in the south- A4leges ia hear so- ciioiogicai addresses. -Fifteen hund red southern leaders are expected to attend the congress. OFFICERS OF NEGRO BANK AT YAZOO CITY INDICTED SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL. Yazoo City, Miss., April 20. Albert Banks and B. H. King, the president and cashier of People's Penny Sav ings Bank, were indicted by the Yazoo county grand jury yesterday on a charge of receiving deposits when they knew the bank to be in an insolvent condition. Seventeen counts on each indictment were returned against each of the men. The People's Bank was a negro in stitution. It failed about three months ago. The officers were arrested. Southern Educator Now a Congressman 15 Is :4 1 , 9 XiJ.-.;::S" James B. Aswell. Washington, D. C, April 20. Jas. B. Aswell, new member of congress from the sixth district of Louisiana, is a school teacher by profession and is known as one of tne leading educa tors of the South. He is a democrat and this is the first time he had held any political office aside from that of state superinten dent of education. Born on a country farm in rather poor circumstances, he clerked in a country store and worked his way through school and college. He is a big man. with a command ing appearance. He is known as one of the best dialect story tellers in his J district. the bill as a non-protect e tariff for revenue only, and an unreciprocal and destructive downward revision. Calling attention to the fact that the bill seems to meet universal ap proval in Europe the report declares the protective feature is entirely elim inated. Attacking ad valorem system tne report says tne bin imposes a greater tax when the prices are high, and lesser when the prices are low, and competition keener. The Republicans deplore the elimi nation by the Democrats of the max imum and minimum feature of the present law. Figures are presented to show the last four years were the most prosperous of the country's his tory. Situation In Brussels Still Very Serious BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Brussels. April 20. In political cir cles it is now believed that the gov ernment will accept the conciliatory motion of the Liberal leaders outlin ing a plan of election law revision. This motion will be offered when the chamber of deputies reconvenes on Tuesday. The motion provides that the committee appointed to consider the reform franchise system evolves a good plan. Immediate revision of the election laws will be considered, as the adoption of this motion would end the great Socialist strike now paralyzing the business industries of Belgium. Present indications are that the strike has not reached its full strength. The situation will be grave L he go vjrnnsen Refuses to accept the compromise,. Kltiroaa tramp; nas decreased 65 per cent, since the open ing of the strike. Good order is still maintained by the strikers. Confesses The Killing of Women And Children BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Elgin, April 20. A complete con fession to the murder of Mrs. Nanny Sleep, and her two small children, was made today by Herman Coppes, aged sixteen, who was arrested as a sus pect yesterday. Coppes said the killing resulted from a threat of the woman to "see about it," when he refused to do chores after school. The boy (described the details of the crime. The officers regard his mentality as low. Levee Breaks on Both Sides of Mississippi BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Memphis, April 20. The levees on both sides of the Mississippi collaps ed today, south of Helena, Ark. While I the situation in the flooded district is not materially altered by the breaks j the inundated area Is comparatively J unimportant. A private levee at Ward's Lake, Mis3., broke, flooding four thousand acres of farm lands. The six hundred inhabitants are safe. CHINATOWN IS DECLARED IN A STATE OF SIEGE SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL. San Francisco, April 20. Chinatown was declared in a state of siege today, when the police and district attorney ordered that no white man would be allowed to enter, and no yellow man be allowed to leave the district. If Chinatown is killed commercially, ; q q v fflrlals. wll nd rnnd on thA price is not too heavy to put an endjM result of the wound to tong murders. This is the answer of San Francisco to the tenth murder last night in a battle of the tongs. CAPT. GEO. HALL IS SUSPENDED Ca.pt. George Hall, of police watch No. 3 was suspended from duty yes terday by Chief of Police Sanders on the charge of conduct unbecoming an officer. The accused officer will re turn to duty today and serve until the hoard of public safety investigates the case and determines his guilt or Innocence. Storm Seemed to be 'Con fined Principally to the East Hill Section. COLORED CHURCH BURNED TO GROUND Lightning: Entered the Y. M.C.A. and Almost Broke Up Meeting of the Strang ers Club Storm Came Up Suddenly, and Con tinued Unabated for Sev eral Hours. An electrical, wind and rain storm swept over Pensacola, yesterday after noon, and in addition to doing consid erable damage, caused much anxiety throughout the city for more than two hours. Several houses were struck by light ning in various portions of the city, but were confined principally to East Hill, over which the storm seemed to break. A colored church, a large frame structure, several blocks north of the orphan's horn?, was set on fire by lightning and being out of the fire limits, was completely destroyed. The Y. M. C. A. felt the force of the shock, but the building Buffered na damage. Lightning entered the build ing on some wires and shattered al most every electric light. It happened just at the time that the Strangers club was being called to order, and almost broke up the meeting of that association. The truck house of company No. 5, at the corner of Ninth avenue and Strong streets, was struck by a bolt of lightning. The only damage was the bursting of all of th water and gas pipes. The company was just leaving the house to answer a fire alarm, and the men were compelled to -stop for a few mon.ents and extinguish flames that had started. The residence at 810 East Cervantes street, occupied by W. J. Hamm, as sistant road supervisee: - ";f the L. and N .railroad, was struck by lightning: at 7:10 o'clock, igniting the roof, but little or no damage resulted, as the fire department responded promptly and quickly extinguished the flames. A few moments later another call was sent in from the corner of Ninth avenue and Cervantes, the residence of Monroe Campbell having been struck by lightning, but before the flames had gained any headway the firemen were on the scene. The loss is immaterial. Assistant Fire Chief Riera saw light ning strike the tank in the rear of the building of the Jennings Naval Stores Co., on East Main street, but apparently no damage was done. A number of other places were struck, but the damage in each instance was slight. Storm Broke Suddenly. The storm broke suddenly and many excursionists and pleasure-seekers were drenched before they could reach a place of refuge. The rain came down in torrents, followed by an elec trical display that caused the more timid to seek the safest place. For more than an hour a portion of Palafox street was flooded, the water in one or two Instances being up to the doors of several business houses located south of Romana street. The vivid flashes of lightning were closely followed by roars of thunder which caused much consternation throughout the entire city. A number of electric wires in differ ent sections of the city were put out of commission, and for a time several street cars were forced to suspend operation. This was only temporary, however. Several boats returning from the island with excursionists were caught in the storm, and while they had : rough passage back to the city, n: f ot a serious nature occurred. LOG ROLLS FROM CAR AND KILLS BYSTANDER SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL. Alexandria, La., April 20. Frank B. Mitchell, a white man, was crushed to death by a log at Tioga today. While standing near a car loaded with logn one of them rolled upon him. His body was brought here and prepared for burial. He has a brother, Charles Mitchell, who resides on Bayou Rad ides, and his father lives at Marma duke. Ark. Ted Jackson, a negro, who was shot by another negro at Selma, Grant par ish, yesterday, and who was brought here for medical attention, died today A game of baseball was played be tween the teams of the Louisiana In dustrial Institute and the Louisiana College on the campus of the latter In Pineville and was won by the In dustrial Institute by the score of 1 to 7. MOB VIOLENCE FEARED; AUTO DRIVER REMOVED SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL. Hattiesburg, Miss.. April 20. Fear ing mob violence, Sheriff Bennett, af ter a conference with Judge Johnson, late last night carried to Laurel, Oli ver Rogers, whose car struck and killed young Davis yesterday afternoon.