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FAIR WEDNESDAY AND THURS DAY; LIGHT WEST WINDS. PENSACOLA'S RAILROADS. A new railroad l now operating train Into the Deep Water City. A third road I laying rails- A fourth road Is being graded. You cant make a mistake by investing In Pensaeola. VOL. XVI NO. 119. PENSACOLA. FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 1913. PRICE FIVE CENTS. HARRY FLOYD ADMITS ALIEN LAUD LAW PLACE GUARDS Of DIKES ABOVE large mber contributedto COMMISSIONERS REJECT ALL BIDS SUBMITTED TO TH SM FOR COUNTY BONDS VIOLATING RULES BUT CAUSES M A K ES NO APOLOGY MB VORRY .i .s Senator Davis Slapped Face of Franklin Representa tive Earlier in Day. ALSO IMPUGNED THE MOTIVES OF OTHERS House Committee ori Tem- perance Decides to Make no Recommendation on Bill Seeking" to Close the Moving: Picture Shows and Amusement Parks on the Sabbath. BY FRANK L- HUFFAKER. Tallahassee. . April 23. -Representa-tive Har'T' Floyd this afternoon stated -t la the iu je that he had violated .the rule against Indulging in personalities, which he regretted, and said h hoped the speaker would call his attention It immediately in case he- did so tain, He did not apologize to the Tifen he referred to at the; morning session, however. ' Gov. Trammel! today signed the bins "allowing the internal improvement board and the drainage hoard to bor Qrrnv money to continue the Everglades work on promissory notes. The senate spent the day discussing the blue sky . fih and forestry bills. The house committee on temperance . this; afternoon decided to make no recommendations on the hill seeking to dose motion picture shows and amusement parks on Sundays. Forty-six represenatives have signed for the trip to Pensaeola and it is be lieved at . least twenty senators will make the trip. FLOYD ATTACKS MEMBERS. ( Following a verbal attack on him seTf and various representatives and lawyers made in the house this morn ing by Representative Harry, 'Floyd. State Senator Charles Davis met Floyd - in the rotunda vt the oapitol s imme diately after the house adjourned and - wlapped Floyd's face- . several tinnNi- The Franklin county legislator did not resent the attack or was prevented from doing so by . friends and by stsriders. Representative Gornto also corftsidered resenting statements made shout him by Floyd, but refrained from doing so, stating that he did not con sider Floyd to be'a responsible man. " The incident resulted from a heated d!scussion of the Acosta ' eight-hour bill,- which Gornto declared should be indefinitely postponed. He stated that the farmers of his district were forced to work twelve and fourteen .hours daily and he did not feel like letting their employes work only eight hours. Floyd inquired, sarcastically, if Gornto was not speaking for the railroads as well as the farmers, and In an acri monious speech impugned the motives of Gornto. who became almost speech less with rage and declared that any man who intimated that he had even been approached on the subject was a r&.:sifler. Floyd replied that he was the man who made such a statement, and named John L. Doggett, W. S. Jennings and Morton Riddle, of Jack sonville, as men who were working in a manner so sinister as to cast shame on all lawyers, and that their in fluences were beginning to show in action of certain members. He also referred to Hendry of Lee, Taylor of Gadsden, and others, causing Taylor to cross the, floor and deliver a strong denunciation. Taylor then went to the senate and informed Davis that Floyd had reflected upon him. Davis came over and sent word to Floyd to come .'"n-t into the rotunda, but the Franklin "county man did not do so. Upon ad journment, however, Davis approached him, with the above result. KILLS BILL BY MAPOLES. . WTbey teased and tortured it, twee a&d and twiddled it, romped on and ruined it that is briefly what hap pened to Representative Bill Mapoles's "pure shoe" bl'.l Tuesday morning when It came up as the special order for the day. f The bill provides that sll materials in imitation of leather used in the manufacture of ' shoes should be so made known to the buyer by a label stating the character of the material (Continued on Page Eight.) No Scarcity of Adonises in New York; Scores of Them Volunfeer BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Xew York, Arril 29. There is no scarcity of Adonises in New York. A call for forty -eight of them to repre sent the states of the union in the woman's suffrage pageant at the Metropolitan opera house on Friday evening has brought scores more vol unteers to the front than are needed, to tho embarrassment of the women to whom fell the duty of selection-Many of the application from the self-confessed Adonises, however, make it appear they would more easily qual ify s-s Samsons, for they boast of over 300 pounds, over 6 feet 4 inches in height, and chest measurements of the giant. One modestly qualifies his. perfection by adding: "Of course as regards facial ap promoters Fail in Their Efforts '.' to Get New Trial b y Associated press., Philadelphia, April 29j Judge Wlt mer in the federal court here today refused a ' new trial to the convicted promoters of the International Lumber and Development Company and im posed sentence. John R. Iarkley and Isaiah Sillier of Chicago, promoters of the company, were fined $10,000 each and sentenced to fifteen months Im prisonment; William H. Armstrong, Jr., of Philadelphia, a former business manager of the concern, and Charles R. McMahon. of Philadelphia. s secre tary and treasurer, were fined $2,000 each arid given two years in prison; Alfred G. .-Stewart, of Mason City, la, a director, was fined $1,000 and sen-, tenced to one year's imprisonment. These men used the. mails and news paper advertisements to sen stock in property in Mexico. The government charged the scheme was fraudulent and that nearly- $6,000,000 was realized by the promoters. , . ' Counsel for the defense said one of: the principal reasons for askinga new trial "was that the daughter of a postal inspector and the wife of one of the jurors sat together in the court room during the entire trial. s Judg Wltmer interrupted counsel, declaring: T have positive informa tion that a person lntorested in the defense made love to a juror." SCo names were mentioned.. President Will: Tour New Jersey For His Pet Bill BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, April f 4 29. President Wilson hopes . to .meet the democratic TO" tesir - .Trsv for a conference during nis trip to that state this week in the in terest of jury reform and the -calling of a state constitutional convention. The president will urge the democrats to carry out the pledges of their state platform. . The president'wlU leave Washington Thursday, May 1, and speak at New ark and Elizabeth. N. J, that night. On Friday the president will meet the legislators, make a public address at r.ight and return to Washington Sat urday. The president will be accompanied by Secretary Tumulty, Dr. T. I. Rhoades, his personal aide, a stenog rapher and secret service men. PROPOSAL FOR MARRIAGE CAUSED A BIG ROW Chicago, April 29. Anthony Mo ras co was so angered by Anna Forte's refusal to marry him here today that he attacked the young woman, but the struggle did not - last long, for a hatchet said to have been wielded by Anna's brother felled Anthony and he died Instantly. The uproar aroused Anna's mother, who discharged a re volver. It went through a window and hit Frank Alfona, a pedestrian. He is said to be mortally wounded. Anna's brother, Pasquale, has riot been apprehended, but Anna, aged 16, and her mother were arrested. MOVE HEADQUARTERS OF THE SflilTHFRN r.nX-rriM COMPANY - - Dallas. Tex.. April 29.-Decision to move the headquarters of the South .... - o... I em States. Cotton Corporation from Maeon, Gel, to Dallas, Tex., was made at a meeting of the stockholders of that organization here last night. In connection with the stockholders j meeting the corporation is holding aL, ot tw ror ' vf. three days cotton convention which is , being attended by several hundred per-: sons, many or them cotton rarmers mainly from Texas and Oklahoma. Today's program consisted of ad dresses by cotton men from various parts of the . south, including Alfred Aldrich and J. L. McLaurln. of South Carolina. pearance, I do not know that I am the type jou desire, but if you wish, I will calL" Another Is certain he reaches "all the qualifications for the ideal man," another that he is Just the man the committee ls looking for, but as the women consider modesty as one of the attributes of the perfect Adonis, all boastful candidates are rejected. The names or the elected will not be published, even on the pageant pro gram. The win remain forty-eight mysteries. Although practically an the seats had been sold out, fifteen have been secured for a delegation of scrubwom en, who will be there and gaze upon the diamond horsesnoe which the committee expects will be as brilliant as on the orn1ng night of the opera season. It WASHINGTON President Wilson Discusses the Matter at Length With His Cabinet. BRYAN REMAINS U IN SACRAMENTO Holds Several Secret Con ferences with the Legisla ture .and GovernorA new Bill is Presented, ji Which Omits Many of the Objectionable Features- Measure may. be SatisfacAJ 'tory. BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, April 29. Practically all of today was devoted by President Wilson to a consideration f the Cali fornia land bill situation. Ha was in ifrejuent telegraphlo i communlcatfon t ith Secretary of State Bryan and laid the- entire subject before the cab inet at a two-hour meeting. ' He con ferred several times with Acting Sec retary of State" Moore, who is in com munication -with the Japanese ambas sador. , . ,... Reticence is maintained by all in a position to authoritatively, discuss he situation..' and none of Bryan's tele grams were made public. Those who talked tojthe president learned only that he i somewhat worried but hopeful. - ' NEW MEASURE DRAWN' . MAY BE SATISFACTORY Sacramento, April 29,--Tho ' possl- t&e knekTand controverey by' means of a new bill was confronted tonight at a third secret conference between Bryan, Johnson and California legis lators. The new measure, conforming to the suggestions of the federal gov ernment, was drawn by Attorney Gen eral Webb at the suggestion of John son. The term "Ineligible to citizen ship," which Bryan considered odious, was omitted. The principal features are: AM aliens eligible to citizenship may acquire and hold la.nd the same as citizens of the United States. All other aliens may acquire and hold land to the extent provided in any existing treaty. The same provision applies to alien corporations. The present hold ings of all aliens will be protested. The etate reserves the right to enact any future provisions it desires. ' Two Strangers Swindle Farmer Out of $5,000 BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Dallas, Tex, April 29--Two Strang- were forced to suspend operations all ers. Posing as wealthy Frenchmen, employes were sent to the levees to as last night swindled A. E. Schepler, a i sist in flghUng the flo0(L An;hor an. farmer llvlne at FVrmrsvin 'near i . ... , , . Un.. . I .7.7. ;vi., uui ut o.vuU o.uu iuaue uieir ; ' !!p P" l DalLas' .J7?1" . - "" omer tlLies nave ueen nounea 10 De on me iookoui ror tne pair. AocoramB ro ocnepier me strangers! 0"cral Utts bu ucgitu 11c8u1.1a.1nm3 for him to take care of a "seven-year- wouid deposIt $10,ooo to Scheplei-s oia niece or me swo, ior wnicn tney , demandedi nWever. that Schepler show hf .h!m to ,lt h! ha r by producing $5,000 cash. Yesterday the farmer drew his $5,000 from the Farmersville bank to take it home. The bank officials suspected he was ln danger of losing the money and notified the sheriffs forces at Farm ersville. The latter, however, arrived at Schepler's home too late, the strang ers having departed with the money, which they secured by switching pack ages on Schepler. PROTEST AGAINST FORCIBLE FEEDING Women in London Had Prominent American La die as Honored Gueett at Meeting of Pretest. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, April 29.- Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont and airs. Carrie Chapman Catt. of Xew York, occupied front seats on -the platform at a meeting of the Woman's Social and Political Union at Klngsway hall 'tonight, to protest against forcible feeding of the imprisoned suffragettes. Both showed their approval and applauded the speakers. Mrs. Belmont contributed fifty dollars to the "war chest' which, at her request, was announced as "from America. Israel Zangwill, the author, was the principal speaker and denounced th? forcible feeding as barbaric. new ORLEANS Levees will be Patrolled by Forces offlMen Both Night and Day. LEVEES IN' THE CITY ARE FOUND STRONG Several Weak Spots Have Been Fouricl However, Just Northlof the Cres cent City and These will be x WatchedReturn of Flood Waters to ; River will Cause Rise. '. Additional BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. . New-Ot-Ieans, April 29. After an in spection of the levees above Xew Or leans it was decided today to place night and day guards along the dikes. Levees in the cityW syong, but there" areeyeral weak spots iuft north of Five thousand refagoes are reported as havtnsr been taken from the section about" Gibbon's Landing wing to a ut" Oihhon's Tndtne- rvaHn tn a crevasse near vidalia. The water tst spreaamg to trie surrounding parishes with iinwu aeacruciion 01 property. No loss .of life Is reported. For. the first time since the present high .water entered thev Mississippi river all points aJoug the stream from St. Louis to New Orleans todai- re corded lower stages than for the pre vious twentyfour hours. RELIEF ONLY TEMPORARY. This reJicf, however, is only tempo rary for points from Natchez south, as the return of the water now pouring' pUred into her ears, according to the through the sexral breaks Jn the Statement made by the young lady to levees of tb ttrnt stream, .will cause nnn TWvTir,r ia(v w vrv , ahothei-i cfhn w'fgvues -witlimankious tovlearn the whereabouts of de next rew days. The gauge atjtfle fortune teller. She instructed Desk Vicksburg, which - yesterday recorded Sergeant Frank Wilde, Who answered one foot above the high water mark the telephone, to be sure and tell Chief of last year, today registered a fail Sanders to ask for her when he called of two-tenths of a foot.: Xatchez, with a stage of 51 feet, showed the greatest declined in the lower river readings with a drop of four-tenths. All stations from Natchez south will continue to record slightly decreased stages or remain station try until the great volume of water pouring through the Gibson Landing crevasse ceases and spreading over three Louisiana parishes enters the Mississippi again through the Red river, when another rise will set in from that point to the gulf. " Maximum stages for Baton Rouge and points south, as previously fore casted .remain unchanged. FLOOD WATERS FROM A CREVASSE RAPIDLY SPREADING Melville, La., April 29. Flood waters from the Klotz Spring crevasse in the main line of the Atchafalaya river levee are rapidly spreading over the southwestern part of Pointe Coupee parish and inundating a aiumber of towns and villages. At Elliott City a saw mill town on the Texas and Pa cific railroad, water has covered the place, ranging in depth from two to uu,fr lTOn B,ln mraoer piMtS, ls partially overflowed. Water has reached the outskirts of Lottie, one of the lanrest towns in the rath rf flood, and within forty-eight hours all - that town is expected to be inun- dated. Government engineers l,av '.eased a1 number of boats for relief wnrlc in th- Atrhnfslflvn rtist-iW SOCIOLOGICAL CONGRESS ENDS Before Adjourning Plans Were Laid For Extensive Social Reform Work In the Southern States. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Atlanta, April 29. The Southern Sociological Congress adjourned to night after a five day discussion of means to promote national health and righteousness. Plans were laid for an extensive social reform work In the southern states. The next meeting place was left to a special committee. Special stress was laid today on the need for reform and race relationship. Lynch law was condemned and the right of the negro to a better social, educational and political status was upheld. Plans were also made for a systematic war upon the evils sur rounding the inexperienced traveler, through travelers aid bureaus in many cities. FRANCE LEADS IN THE NUMBER OF AVIATORS Parts, April 29. There are 2,490 cer tified aviators ln the world, according to the annual bulletin of the Inter national Aeronautical Association. Of these the United States possess 193, France 96S, Great Britain 376, Ger many 27. Holland 2R, Argentina 15, Spain 16, Sweden 10, Denmark S, Hungary 7, Norway 5, and Egypt MIE.H0UST0 Police Receive Many Com plaints from Those Who Donated. NEAT SUMS GIVEN FORTUNE TELLER Those Duped Refuse to Give Their Names, But Enquire Anxiously for the Where- . abouts of Mme. Houston, Hoping yet to Receive! the Information for Which ihey Paid well and Anx ously Awaited. The number of men and women Pensaeola who contributed neat sums' of money to the coffers cf Mme. Ozella Houston, to have her reveal to them ' the thoughts hidden among the deepest - cesses of their hearts as they sat ' VUhonA' to grasp the aitua- ; tion until calmer moments possessed ! fhftm. wna tara-A. 'aornrrHntr fn rcnorfs them, was large, according to reports i h-h; h(nr rci'c-art at thn nH station. A young lady, who telephoned her ' complaint to the police station yester- ' day and who requested that her name be withheld from the newspapers, said she gave Mme. Houston $85 to &ive her . some information, but ' the fasci nating words whdcli the young lady ex pected to hear come fom the lips of this most interesting and much-in- her up at her home, because she did not want others to know that she had visited the parlors of the fortun i teller cn East Gregory street The nature of the Information de sired by this young lady has not been made known to the police, and the po lice are unable to say whether she was in doubt over some matter, worrying over trouble of some kind: if her heart ls set on a certain friendship, !ove, marriage, divorce or what not; if she ls not satisfied with life and rthat another shares that which right fully belongs to her, but, taking her own word for it, she is much worried over the $85 which she gave the for tune teller. In the hope that the fortune teller's words might be a guide to his success, a young man of this city also visited her establishment, but he, like the rest, did not get his money's worth and is now complaining to the police. He called at the police station yesterday afternoon and related his tale of woe, but did not give his name. While he sat in the presence of the mysterious woman in awe and astonishment, his only hope was that her readings and advice would result in the return to him of his wife, who had left him. He old Serjeant Wilde and Turnkey Dole yesterday afternoon that he gave Mme. Houston $50 to -make his wife come : back to him, but before she would ac- j cept the money It had to be all in ; gold. However, she consented to take . two $10 gold pieces and the balance in paper and silver, telling him she would aret gold for it. According to the young man's statement. . the woman demanded gold in order to make the magnet work. To add strength to the drawing power of the magnet, she sug gested that he also give her a gold ring. The young man readily acceded to the demand, but he says he has not seen money, ring nor the woman since. Another Pensaeola lady, who evi dently could not understand how the jlc 0fflClals were placed on trial to fortune teller could close her eyes and , aecu(i ar con-nirinr for the ner- read the pasf, present and the whole future Hire a panorama, is said to have contributed a pair of diamond ear rinsrs and $100 in gold to Mme. Hous ton's income during her short stay in the Deep Water City. It is said the lady gave the money and earrings to Mme. Houston to secure the key to the location of $75,000, which is said to have been buried in the back yard of the lady who sought the informa tion. This case was not reported to the police station, but the experience of the lady is beinsr told among her friends and acquaintances. "SMUT SONGS" WILL BE BARRED IN WINDY CITY Chicago, April 29. Agitation aaainst the "smut sons" bore fruit last night whpn an ordirance was Introduced In t wmiien forbidding the singing of "any song1, the words of which are suggestive . of Indecency or immor ality.' The council passed the ordinance prohibiting the exhibition in show windows of a picture portraying an 1 undraped figure. This ordinance was introduced when the city failed to F'5 enr the conviction of a.a art deaier for displaying a replica, of Chabas's rai-LtiiW. "September Morn." Huerta Will Be Overthrown in a Few Weeks BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, April 9. "The Huerta government in Mexico probably will be overthrown within two weeks," said Robert J. Kerr, an attorney who re cently came from Mexico, in an ad dress before the Rotary club today. "The situation there is farmore se rious than Americans realize. It Is Vastly more important to this country than is the Balkan situation. Ameri cans are forced to flee from Mexico because the American flag is not as much respected there as the flags of othr countries and Americans if they ; will be able .to get damages for their 1 uj nut unuw wuemer mey ruined property." ANOTHER BATTLE MAY BE EXPECTED IN MEXICO CITY New Orleans, April 29. Lilfe and of1"1 u""iy "re P"1'4,0 .00 1 -. 4. A. f H W I ana anomer oaiue in mai ciiy may be expected at any time, according to both Mexican and American refugees who fled from the capital and arrived nere today on the Wolvin line steam- j ehher than it has been . ln a quarter of a century, business is demoralized and political conditions are 1 ? Strained that an outbreak bordering on anarchy would not be surprising to any of the inhabitants of the capital, according to many of the. passengers. The city of Tampico carried more than Its passenger capacity and their eagerness to get out of the country, any number of passengers paid fare with the knowledge that there were no sleeping accommodations for them. The tension between President Huerta and General Felix Diaz Is de scribed as being so threatening that an open rupture is believed imminent. ?ene Mondragon minister of war s Sd hve tne c"adeI and arsenal filiea with troops, who are partisans of General Diaz, and although Presi aent tiuerta name? txeneraj tsianquei minister of war and transferred Mon- dragon to the post of minister of .in- terior. the latter, acting ln concert "n iJiaz, aecunea lo.maae me cnsns, and finally President Huerta was forced to accept the dictation of Gen eral Diaz and his followers. The Information was given out by passengers who did not care to have their names used or be quoted. While the citadel is filled with Diaz troops, it is declared that Huerta has more than a thousand soldiers loyal to him stationed in tne national paiace, where he also has a number of field guns and rapid fire guns. Austria Decides Take Matters in Her Own Hands BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, April 29. A special corre soondent telegraphing: from Vienna. puts the Austrian attitude in regard to Montenegro in precise form as fol lows Austria-Hungary, finding that the ambassadorial conference ln London yesterday produced no results, has de- cided to take the matter into her own hands and to carry out the decision 0f the powers regarding Scutari POLICE CHARGED GRAVE OFFENSES Four Inspectors of -New York Force Are on Trial Charged With Ob struction of Justice. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Xew York. Anril 29. Four hisrh ro- version and obstruction ot justice. The defendants are: Dennis Sweeney. Jas. F. Hussey, Jas. F. Thompson and Jno. J. Murtha, all former Inspectors. The first day of the trial was taken up i- the selection of a jury. "Jerry, the Lunchman," Suspected of Squealing, Shot Down by Gangsters BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Xew York. April 23. Suspected of "squealing" to the district attorney Jerry Maida, known as "Jerry the Lunchman," met his appointed death on Forty-first street near Broadway early today He was shot down by gangsters, wno sent Duuew into ms body. The shooting occurred only a couple of blocks away from the scene of the murder of Herman Rosenthal last July, but the gunmen had less luck than the Rosenthal murder crew. Five policemen who were in the immediate vicinity heard tho shots u.ml pounced upon five men whom they accused of the killing. Four Firms Were Repre sented at Meeting- Last Night. NONE OF THEM CAME WITHIN MINIMUM Several Matters of More or Less Import Were Taken up for Consideration To Pay Architect Johnson $250 in Full for Services. Executive Session Was Held Adjourned at Late, Hour. After having had four bids submit ted to them the county commissioners; last night concluded to reject each, and all of them pending an Investiga tion as to whether the highest bM came within the law governing the Is suance of $50,500 or double that amount of Jail bonds. The meeting of tho commisslonerj was one of the most important held in many months. Every memfcsr cf th board was present when Clerk Thomas Johnson called the roll. There wera many matters of importance to be taken under consideration and the ses sion lasted until near midnight. Thos present were: W. C. Barrineau, R. B. Saunders, Marion Sheppard. J. D. Mc Curdy and W. A. Dunham. When the board assembled the first matter taken up for consideration was the sale of the county bonds. Thera were four bidders: The C. W. Mc Near Company, of Chicago; Meyer, Walter and Deppe, of Cincinnati: Rorlck & Co., of Toledo, and. the Amer ican National Bank of Pensaeola. Thft board had not been in session but a 6hort while when a motion was made to go -Into executive session to consider the proposals of the bids when had been submitted. Chairman Barrineau stated that the board would hear from each representative of tha firms seeking to purchase the bonds. Judge J. C. Avery, attorney for the commissioners, was telephoned and came to the meeting, where a lengthy consultation was held. Each of th representatives was given a hearing, and each bid was given consideration. Each bid. however, did not coma within the minimum of 95 per cent, hence they were all rejected until a meeting this morning, when the matter will again be taken up. BIDS ON SIDEWALK. Bids for the construction of a con crete sidewalk on Zarragossa and Jef ferson streets were submitted by C. M. Ward and J. Gherkins. The former was awarded the contract for $411. A petition from the board of publii works that they be allowed to usa about 100 loads of clay from the coun ty pit to repair Jackson street waa granted on the motion of Commis sioner Saunders. JOHNSON GRANTED FEE. On motion of Commissioner Saun-f ders. Architect James Johnson ls to ba paid $250 ln full for all services up t date. There was some discussion among the members as to the amount claimed by the architect, but on tha advice of Judge Avery the resolution was unanimously passed. OBJECTS TO ROAD. Through her attorney. George TV. P. Whip, Mary M. Helton made an objec tion to the proposed county road from Cummings' Point to Millview. Tha complainant stated In her petition that the road would seriously damage her property. Commissioner Saunders sail that the Millview road would cost $L S00 per mile to put in passable condi tion. Both propositions were held In abeyance. Mr. Saunders stated that he was of the opinion that the people did not know Just where they wanted the road nor of what material they wanted it constructed. Today the commissioners wlil airala take up for conIderat!on the bond Is sue and they will no doubt reach some conclusion as to which of the four bid ders are to be awarded the contract for handling the bonds. There were feveral - othr routlna matters of minor importance whirh came before the board and which were disposed of. It was near midnight when the meeting adjourned. The police allege that the men they caught are members of the Paul Kel ly band of gangsters, of which Jerry was an adherent. They say that Jerry had recently fallen under suspicion, however, and that he was thought to be revealing the gang's secrets to the district attorney. None of the men caught were armed, but witnesses said they had seen them throw revolvers away and three cf the guns were found in a barbage can nearby. . The police say that "Guinea Sam," one of th- prisoners wa3 under arrt two year.s ago in connection with tb murder of another muber of the gang under similar circumstances.