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at' WEATHER FORECAST GENERALLY FAIR SUNDAY AND MONDAY LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. . Pages To-day In Three Sections 24 'f i 1 VOL. XVI. No. 123. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 4, 1913. PRICE FIVE CENTS. i LINDSAY TO FATHER RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF THE STATE OF WEST FLORIDA West Flondans are Thor oughly Dissatisfied With Political Conditions. SOME WEARY OF SENATOR FLETCHER Senator Lindsay will Intro ' duce His Resolution Early in the Week and- will Call for one of the Most Important Battles of the Session Pensacola Char ter Bill is Approved. Tallahassee, May 3. Gov. Tram- mell today attached his signature, to th Pensacola commission gov ernment charter bill, thus approv ing the measure, which becomes a law at once. ' BY FRANK L. HUFFAKER. Tallahassee, May 3. Early next week Senator B. H. Lindsay, of the third district, will Introduce a consti- j tutlonal amendment resolution, pro viding: for the establishment of the state of West Florida, which will call for one of the most important battles of the session. The state of West Florida, according: to Mr. Lindsay's resolution, will lie west of the Suwan nee river, with Taylor and Madison counties possibly remaining in the molher. etate. That the West Floridlans- are thor oughly dissatisfied with political con ditions as they have existed for years past. Is evident, and they are prepared . to make a strong: fight for secession. It is also evident, that the progres sive element are weary of Senator Fletcher, and It is not improbable tha they may put a candidate'1 out against him in case the Lindsay resolution is not submitted to the people. Fleteh ' rs staunch adherence to Lorlmer, and "too "much Jacksonville are , just two of the reasons , assigned tot opposition to "the senior - seaator. LEGISLATOR "BLEW OUT GAS.? One of the best known members of the bouse of representatives has ac tually been guilty of "blowing out the gaa. The gentleman In question rooms with two attaches of the state punting office. Several nights ago he went home at a late hour, carefully closed the windows and extinguished the gas light by the old and fatal method of "blowing himself." He then "folded the drapery of his couch about him and lay down to pleasant dreams dreajns that would doubtless have ben everlasting but for the fact that other occupants of the room happened to be awake and upon smelling gas quickly cut off the outflow of the deadly stuff. "To have lost one legislator.- said State Printer Thos. J. Appleyard. "would have been bad, but it would have been h 11 if we had lost two really good printers at this time." SENATOR BRYAN SPEAKS. The house spent most of the morn ing listening to an address by United States Senator Nathan p. Bryan, with reference to his primary bill, which went over tin Wednesday afternoon. The bill is expected to pass both houses. The house reorved Itself hrto a miniature primary and voted on three candidate In order to demonstrate the effectiveness of the Bryan measure. Bryan and Gilchrist acted as election officials. The senate killed Senator Watsons bill to regulate practice of appellate court's in reversing Judgments . on writs of error by ten to eleven. Ad- Joumed till Monday. PETITION NEGRO WOMEN. An alleged Joke was this week perpe trated upon the Florida women who Baker Lady is Highly Pleased With The Journal's Santa Rosa Edition , - Baker, Fla., April 30, 1913. Editor Pensacola Journal. In regard to the Special Edition for Santa Rose, and especially Baker, Florida, I would like to say that I am a business .woman of this place in the millinery business. I have" been here only four months and have made money every month. ' My prospects are good here, and I feel like I am due you something for your write-up of our little town, and I am very sorry J'ou have nbt collected for it. I assigned you $3.00 and the money is ready. I am. Yours truly, FRANCES HILTON, ' . Proprietor of Baker Millinery. 'BEOfiRRY IT MHIIM VST W RF , i mm. All Arrangements are Com pleted for His Entertainment. MANY PROMINENT , GUESTS TO ARRIVE INDIANA MOB WOULD LYNCH Y01GW0U Prompt Action of Mayor and Chief of Police Saved Mrs. Grace Smith, STREET DUEL Y; 0 01 Ml I KILLED UNION .SWITCHMEN FORMED THE MOB Woman Had Killed one-of their Members and they Intended to Intercept an , Interurban'Car on Which She was Being Trans- : ferred to Countv Seat and viich Her. ;. : . Chas. Stephens Shot Down in Front of His Place or Business by Rich Martin After an Inspection of the Navy Yard a Trip on the Bay will be Taken One of the Features to be Luncheon at the San Car los at Which Several Speeches will be Made. Will Spend Next Tuesday Here. . . TRAGEDY CREATES MUCH EXCITEMENT BY ASSOCIATED TRESS. 'Crown Point, Ind., May 3. Prompt action by. the mayor and police chief ox Gary today saved Mrs. Grace Smith, a young woman, who killed Clarence Murphy in Gary Wednesday, from lynching by a mob of Murphy's friends. ' Murphy was a member of the Switchmen's Union, and when the members learned of the ' intended transfer of Mrs. Smith to the county seat, they determined to lynch or tar and feather the woman. The mob planned to intercept an interurban car bearing the prisoner, and made no se cret of this plan. Armed with rifles the mayor and police chief took the pris oner in an automobile to Crown Point out-witting the mob. ATLANTA OFFICERS ARE CONFIDENT Father of Stephens Fires on Slayer- of Son, But the Shots Struck Him in the Arm and Were not Ser ious Martin is alleged to - Have Beeii -in. an ; Intoxi cated Condition Before and During- the Trouble, Believe They Will Run Down . the Murderer of Mary Phagan, Young GiH Found Murdered. BT ASSOCIATED PRSS. Atlanta, Ga, May 3. Detectives in vestigating the death of Mary Pha gan showed renewed confidence this morning. Many baseless rumors conr cernlng the 14 -year-old girl found murdered last Sunday morning in. the basement of the National Pencil Com pany factory, have been run down and disproved and the case is now regard ed as much less complicated. As the result of the elimination of many conflicting rumors, the officers say their main case has been strengthened. Several of them have been conducting , art investigation of the factory with reference to the came to Tallahassee in the Interest Gf A. pioj en in me same uuuuinis. the cause of equal suffrage. Represen tative C. H. B. Floyd, of Franklin. Continued en Page 11. More than 100 witnesses have been summoned for the next Inquest to be held next Monday. Thirty-Five Thousand Suffragettes and Forty Bands in Big Parade SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL.. Bonifay, May 3. A street duel, creating consternation, occurred this afternoon, in which Charley Stephens, a popular young man of this town was shot and instantly killed by Rich Martin. The tragedy occurred in front of the Stephens market, on one of the prin cipal streets of the town, and was a most deplorable affair. No one knows the origin of the trouble between the men. Martin is alleged to have flred upon 5Jtepnens, who attempted to defend nimseix with a hatchet, used in the market. The father of young Steph ens, who was in the rear of the mar ket, hearing- the shots, rushed to his son's assistance and shot Martin three times, none of the wounds prov ing serious. It is said that the slayer of Steph ens was under the influence of whis key and had but a short while before been arrested on a charge of drunk enness, but had been released on bond for his appearance before the mayor's court tomorrow. The unfortunate affair is deeply re yiureu, me siain man naving many friends here. Tuesday morning at 6 o'clock there be, provided nothing unforeseen oc curs, the beginning of an eventful day for Pensacola the visit of the secretary of the navy of the United States. It is an eventful occasion for more tha.n one reason. The portfolio of the head of the navy of this country i3 not an insignificant one, and Secre tary of the iNavy Daniels comes to Pensacola to investigate one of the most valuable properties owned by the government in the South now fast going to ruin by reason of its aban donment. " The secretary's visit does not mean its rehabilitation It means that he comes to the .navy yard to make an inspection,! and - to inform himself as to just ' wha,t , the conditions are at the present, time. "What action he will take aftr !hia observations of the Great Newspaper Journal Pays Compliment to The Pensacola Journal In what is probably the most notable Edition of the kind ever published The Editor and. Publisher (a Journal for Journalists published In New York) payB The Pensacola Journal an exceptionally high compliment. The Edition was published on the occasion of the annual meeting of the members of the Associated Press and the American Newspaper Publishers' Association In New York last week, and It contains "A con cise history of chroniclers from Egyptian to wireless days." It Is a beautiful work throughout, but the most attractive feature of It is its first cover page. This cover page contains a map of the Fnited States and on each state is printed a fac simile head of the leading papers in the state. On Florida, the name of THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL is plastered clear across the upper part of the state. The other Florida papers rep resented are the Jacksonville Times-Union, the Jacksonville Metropolis aad the Tampa Tribune. The edition itself is unique, handsome, and interesting, and the com pliment paid THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL la duly appreciated by this paper. TIE ERECTION OF A PULP MILL ALMOSTCERTAi Frederick KaufTman, After Spending" Several days in this City is Favorably Im pressed with Condition. Would Mean Expenditure of More Than Half Mil lion of Dollars. Frederick Kauffmann, chairman of the board of directors of the Georgia Pulp Wood Company, with headquar- 'VolT in the schedule j York, and who has been Secretary -ar-S. CirsJDaniels wil ex-rive i spending, several days In- Pensacola Sh." Pensacola 'at -6 o'clock Tuesday j left last ngibt for Atlanta, morning and will be met by a com- My visit to the Deep Water City," mittee comprising President C. E.Dotsaid Mr. KaufCranan yesterday at the son. of the Commercial Association, San Carlos, was for the purpose of W. A. Blount, "Sr.. Frank Tj. Mayes, looking over the field, as it were, for Mayor Frank Relily, T. A. Jennings, and William H. Knowles. Secretary and Mrs. Dmiels will he the erection of a plup wood plant In this city. I have been very favor ably impressed with what-1 have seen nnupvAd the home of Mr. and Mrs. I of Pensacola. It is a great and a Knowles, Harbourview, on the bay- . gTowlng port, and the many flattering shore, where they will breakfast arid J accounts which I have read of the eiijoy a brief rest. At 9 o'clock the 00m-j progressive spirit of this city have mittee will escort the secretary to the J not been in the1 slightest degree ex- navy yard,. In automobiles, where sev eral hours will be spent in an inspec tion of the property. The legislative party will be met Monday night at 10:30 with automobiles. Chief Carpenter Haley, U. S. N., who SUDDEN DEATH s matter tinder consideration now ' ")T? "FTATTT's PT? F,5TT7,M'T, quite a while, but. as a matter of Wr 1 O rK.&bLUli.N 1 (Continued on Page ETIeven) TRAGIC FALL, OF WIFE EARL OF COTTENHAM Death By the Accidental Discharge of Her Own Gun Verdict in Death of the Countess. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York. May 8. Thirty-Ave thou sand women and men marched eight abreast to the blare 1 forty hands up Fifth avenue this afternoon in the greatest parade ever attempted for the cause of woman suffrage. The long line swept out of Washing ton square shortly after 2 o'clock, a white ribbon of marching womanhood. pangled. -with the yellow banners of suffrage, broken here and there by the sombre colors of detachments of men sympathizers. Over streets that had been swept and scrubbed till they glistened in the sunlight, they paraded to Central park at Fifty-ninth street. Tens of thousands, held to the curb by 1,200 blue coa.ts, gave vociferous welcome and applause. For days leaders of the parage had planned the pageant until it was let ter perfect The city authorities, in tent on avoiding repetition of disorder dvrtng the suffrage parage at Wash ington, made elaborate police arrange ments. Hundreds of women from other states and scores of suffrage associa tions were in line. Almost every scale in the social system was represented from women of wealth. f.remost in the fight, to house servants from the equal suffrage nations of Europe, clad in their .national costumes. Women voters from the nine ' white" states on the suffrage map. "General" Rosalie Jones and her little "army"' of pilgrims; clerks, stenographtrs, telephone ope rators, shop girls, milliners, factory workers these and marchers from al most every other calling where woman labors were in the procession, each carrying a tiny yellow flag. At the plaza, where Central park meets Fifty-ninth street and the ave nue, the marchers disbanded for two mass meetings, onei n the piaz3, the other at Carnegie hall. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Henley, Eng., May 3. "Death by the accidental discharge of her own gun," was the tragic fate today of the Coun tess of Cottenham, wife of the Earl of Cottenham . The countess twin sister, daughter of the Marquis of Abergaveny. was fonnd dead In 1910 with a crunshot wound through the heart In the grounds of the family residence in Ox fordshire. Today's affair was at first a mys tery. It was not known whether the countess had taken her own life, had been rauared or had been acciden tally shot, until the Earl of Cotten ham himself testified at the coroner's inquest. He said he had been out with his boys and when he returned and found his wife missing, he instituted a search which resulted In the discovery of her body with the gun beside It near the stump of a -tree over which she evidentlyhad stumbled, at the same time accidentally discharging the weapon .The jury thereupon re-! turned a verdict of accidental death. The countess was an enthusiastic huntswornan and a fine shot. She roamed through the preserves of her estate at Elvenden Priory. The win sister of the countess was Lady Violet Nevill, wh obecame coun tess Cowley and whose divorce suit against Earl Cowley in 1S97 created a widespread sensation. BRYANSAYSHIS MISSION ENDS Iff CALIFORNIA Remains in Sacramento to Address Joint Session of Legislature After Senate Had Passed Alien Land! Bill and Again Voiced the President's Objections. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Sacramento, May 3. California's senate having passed the Webb Alien land bill early this morning, Secretary Bryan changed his plans suddenly, and remained to address the joint ses sion of the legislature in the house this afternoon. The secretary of state gave renewed assurances of the national administra tion's friendly interests and co-opera tive attitude towards California.'s prob lems. He voiced the president's latest criticism of the bill as passed by the senate, and repeated the objection al ready voiced. " Senator Gates replied for California. and said the legislature appreciated the honor of Bryan's visit, and realizes Bryan's coming marks an era in Amer ican politics. -He expressed gratitude to the president for tho interest dis placed in California's problem, and as sured the president of the profoundest respect for his opinions, though im pelled to disregard his advice. He said he hoped the visit will be the forerunner of further activity by the national government in helping the states. Bryan voiced the president's opinion that the substitution of the words "eligible to citizenship" for "ineligible to citizenship is equally as discrimi natory and objectionable to Japan. Summing up Bryan said he had per formed hio dntr and his mission was ended. aggerated. "It is now our purpose to erect a Ftilp wood mill here. We ha.ve had thl for course, in an Investment of this character. Involving many hundreds of thousands of dollars, we "make haste slowly,' " said Mr. Kauffmann. "In an enterprise of this kind there are many things to be considered, all of which we have to go over carefully and although I am not in a position to state definitely what the result will be, I am now confident that our plans here will materialize." Continuing, Mr. Kauffmann said, "From what observations I have made, I regard Pensacola as popsesslng fa cilities which few cities In any sec tion of the country can offer for the location of manufacturing plants. large and small. There arc a number of splendid sites here, fhe shipping facilities are growing better daily, and there is everything to attract the In vestor. It only remains to be seen what Pensacola will do to attract these industries." Mr. Kauffmann stated that he would return to Pensacola Tuesday and re main in the city and vicinity for several days probably oomrleting ar rangements for the installation of his big plant. . SHRINERS VISIT HERE WEDNESDAY Will Arrive in a Special Train at 2:15 O'clock and Remain Until After Mid night Trip on the Bay. 200 TO COUiEROE DEPARTMENT OF EAST Of! TOUR Was Accompanied by Many, Other Officers of High Rank in the U. S. Armv. - SAW COMPANIES AT TARGET WORK Fine Records Were Made by . .all of the Commands. Es pecially in Firing at Night on Targets Towed in the Gulf and on Which Search Lights Were Played from the Forts. A party of two hundred Shriners, who are going to the grand lodge ses sion in Texas, will visit Pensacola Wednesday. The party is made up from various cities and will make the trip in a special train. The latter will be one of the finest ever to travel south and in addition to making the trip to Texas the Shriners propose to have a pleasant time going and returning. The train. will ruach. Pensacola Wed nesday afternoon at 2:15 o'clock and will board bay ah ore oars for Fort Bar rancas, taking a boat there for Santa Rosa Island and a run Into the gulf If the weather is favorable. The party will return to the city late in the after noon, hut will not leave Pensacola until after midnight. The trains will bo cimposed of five Pullmans, two dining cars, one club car, one baggage car and one day coach. QUIET ALONG THE MEXICAN BORDER BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington. May 3. Major-General Wood, chief of staff of the army, who returned today from a tour along the Mexican frontier, told Secretary Gar rison good order prevailed a!ong the border. He heard no report of serious maurading expeditions Into the T'nited States and said the sympathy of bor der folk he found overwhelmingly with the Garranz. movement and opposed to the Huerta regime. M'COMBS SEEKS TO AVOID THE JOB HUNTERS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, May 3. Chairman William F. McCombs, who sailed for Europe today to escape insistent office seekers, announced he would con tinue his law practice upon his return. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Port Au Prince, Ma.it I, May 3. The president of the republic of Haiti. Gen eral Tancrede Angus te, died at 9 o'clock last night after a brief illness. The national assembly was con voked to elect a successor as chief executive. Four candidates were pre pared to present their claims Judge Ivtixemboiug Cauvin, former minister of the interior; Michel Oreste, a prom inent senator; General Beaufo.s;;e I,a roche, minister of war, and Gen. Be-Hard. In official circles and among the general public the opinion prevailed that General Beliard would obtain the nomination. Quiet has reigned everywhere since the im'dnt's dfath, but precautions against any possible outbreak were immediately taken. President Tanrredo had occupied his office only since August 9. last year. He succeeded General Cinrinnatus L.e ccnte, who met a tragic death to gether with four hundred offMa'.s and soldiers In a fire which destroyed the palace on August S. It was reported that at that time he had been the vic tim of intrigue, but nohing was offi cially revestled to confirm the theory. Army officers of high rank wit nessed target practice during the past week at Fort Pickens during which the large disappearing gun were nreu both nirfht and day and excellent scores hung up by soin of the commands. Chief among the, officers was Major Gen. Barry, com manding the department of the eaot, with headquarters at Governor' Island, who Is on a toxtr of the gulf and Atlantic fortifications. 1 Other composing the party were Lieut. Col. Haan of Governor's Island; Col. F. S. Strong and Major Nugent of Charleston; Major FlagVer, civil en gineer of Mobile, and Major Brown, civil engineer, of Montgomery. Co!. Strong la in command of the Smiiii Atlantic eoaat artillery district mid goes with Gen. Barry to fortif .ulons in' hii dltrict. The target practice, which wu thu annual work of the men Itum tlic- Pen sacola forts with tho guns,, com nw? need last Monday and concluded last night. It was unusually successful, all ( the batteries making exception!) !ly good scores. The special feature was the good record marie by the bat trrletf T.ring at night. The targets, represent ing the water line, of a battleship ver towed by tugs in the gulf, and the earch lights from the forts played on them during the time they were under fire. DESPERATE ENCOUNTER WITH WOMAN BURGLAR Pasadena, Cal., May 3. A woman burglar, faultlessly attired and em ploying an automobile in her work. was driven from the home of Mrs. I'. B. Greary by Helen Greary, 17 yeara old, after a desperate encounter last night. The visitor was ready to derart with several hundred dollars, when she was detected by the young woman. A first fight ensued, the Greary girl being knocked down. The thief then Jumped Into her Hutomoblle and sped away, leaving the pluriler. SCHOONER GOESTOBOTTOM. Detroit, Mich., May 3. The schooner1 Iron City, 187 feet long, went to thf bottom In St. Clair river today after a collision with the steamer Thomas F. Cole, 580 feet lontr. Her crew .es caped safely in life boats. The Cole was said to have escaped get-Ion damage. GEN. RAYMOND DEAD. Washington. May Z. Brigadier-General Charles V. Raymond, IT. K. A., retired, died at his home here today. He. was 71 years old, a native of Con necticut and gradtio.teri from the mil itary academy at West Point, Jn 1HC,r,. Long Beach Millionaire Charged With Aiding Delinquency of Girls BY ASSOCL TED PRESS. Is Angeles, May 3. Demurrers and other means of legal defenscwere pre pared In behalf of George It. Bixby, the Lorg Beach millionaire, when he wa-s arraigned tortny in the superior ooitrt on two indictments charging him with aiding the utlinn'iency of two minor girls. Tho Iniirtmonts wen returned la.,t night by the county grand Jury after a week of Inquiry into allegations that wealthy men had an organized system of ensnaring young women for immoral purposes. The other two indictments were re turned at the same time against Mrs. Jose C. Rosenberg, who already was in jail in default of $15,000 ball. Mrs. Rosenberg, as keeper of "the Jonouil,' the resort at which it ",s alleged Bixby wa3 known as "the black pearl," Is charged with having been chief pro carer for the wealthy patrons of her place. Shortly after Bixby was arraigned, Kitty Phillips, the youthful motion p'cture actress, whose charges in itiated the. tiernsa-tional white slavery fnvesfigation. was taken to the eontral police station to testify befcre the grand Jury which will resume its in quiry Monday. Miss Phillips was oacKtluncd by Chief of Pol lee Scb.iKtiari. The wanted to know why she. bad rtlea.ded gui'fr to a varrancv charge .tpr then van. 1shed. after th; hlaekma iling e.harsr preferred by Bixby had been dropped and she had nothing further to ff-ar. She replied that her attorneys had advised her to do so, saying if she did she would be given a suspended sen tence conditioned upon her leaving the city, while if she remained, certain wealthy men Interested in the sup pression of all white slavery facts, would see that she was severely pun ished. She declared that when she La sum moned before the grand Jury she will add details more sensational to the stories already toM, of the systematic pursuit of girls by men of wealth and prominence. Bixby was taken to the home of a fraternal organization, where Judgs McCormick. presiding Judge of the u perior court, was In waiting. Bond were approved and! Bixby r Turned his home in Ixmg Bech.