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WEATHER FORECAST BEGIN YOUR HOLIDAY SHOPPING NOW FAIR SATURDAY AND SUNDAY; LIGHT TO MODERATE EAST WINDS VOL. XIV.NO. 318. PENS AC OLA. FLORIDA, SATURDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 15, 1913. PRICE FIVE CENTS. HUERTA'S ADVISERS ANXIOUS TO REOPEN NEW NEGOTIATIONS U. S. CAVALRY POLICES MEXICAN BORDER, READY TO DASH BELOW BOUNDARY LINE f J- i Vr J i -V- III r hi POLICE HAVE SUSPECTS IN Instructions Sent Charcre Oj'Shaug-hnessy How Far to Proceed. ELIMINATION OF HUERTA DEFINITE Confidence in Early Accom plishment of the Aims of the United States To ward Mexico is Expressed by O'Shaughnessy, Who Sees Evidence of Huerta's Willingness to Recede From Defiant Stand. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, Nov. 14. Instructions were sent to Charge O'Shaughnessy tonight indicating- the extent to which the United States will go in reopening the negotiation s -with Huerta's coun selors who earlier Bought to renew parleys. Their anxiety is regarded as a favorable sign. Hiigh officials flier expect that defi nite assurances will follow the demand for Huerta's elimination and non-convention of the new congress. The -position of the United States is that unless (something definite is promised by the Huerta officials, the resumption of negotiations would be rutle. . 0 ; BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Mexico City, Nov. 1. Portugal and Bulgaria nave been added to the coun tries who have recognized Huerta's provisional government. This was announced by the Mexican minister of foreign affairs today. Autograph letters from the president of Portugal and king of Bulgaria have been pre sented to General Huerta. - Huerta's counsellors say they are anxious to reopen negotiations be t ween the Mexican government and Washington, but had not yet received information whether President Wilson J willing. They hopo tnat Charge O'Shaughnessy will be instructed to resume the conference. " So far Huer ta's counsellors have not received any definite promise from General Huerta that he would enter negotiations in the change presented. SAYS THERE'S EVIDENCE OF HUERTA'S WILLINGNESS Mexico City, Nov. 14. Confidence in the early accomplishment of the aims of the United States toward Mexico was expressed' today by Nelson O'Shaughnessy, American charge d'af f aires. The overtures made by the Mexican minister of the interior, Manuel Garza Aldape yesterday, are taken as evi dence that Huerta is ready to recede from the stand he had previously taken. Although Mr. O'Shaughnessy' was uncommunicative on the subject and refused information as to any phase of the latest development, it was un derstood that he expected to have a further conference -with Scnor Aldape late today. At this conference it is expected that the ideas of Washington as to the wisdom of John Lind, personal representative of President Wilson, returining from Vera Cruz to the fed eral capital and receiving a commit tee representing Provisional President Huerta- will be made known to the representative of tho provisional pres ident. . Despatches from Washington pub lished here today indicating the prob ability of a settlement of the Mexican Question without resort to arms, which during tho past week appeared to be a foregone conclusion created an at mosphere of optimism and greatly re lieved the tension. To most of the foreigners in Mexico City It appeared today that the storm cloud had passed for the time being. REPORTED CONCESSIONS ON HUERTA'S PART Washington. Nov. 14. Secretary Bryan exchanged messages early to day with Charge O'Shaughnessy about the reported concessions which mem bers of Huerta's official family have Intimated he would make to the United States. Efforts to recall John Land from Vera Cruz to Mexico City to discuss tho American memorandum demand ing the new Mexican congress should not convene were taken here to indi cate that the group surrounding Huerta would suggest a compromise arrangement whereby the new Mexi can congress would meet but not pass upon concessions or other measures - calculated to continue Huerta in power. Officials were silent about the inner negotiations, .but were optimistic. It (Continued on Page Seven) Toll of Great Lakes Storm Continues to Grow Larger BY ASSOCIATED PRES A Port Huron, Nov. 14. No less than Z46 sailors are believed to have been lost in the storms that swept the great lakes since last Saturday when the 13 vessels on which they were employed went down or were wrecked on the beaches. More than a score of other vessels were either destroyed or badly damaged, their crews escaping. To the list of boats lost were added today the names of the Steamer Henry B. Smith in Iake Superior end the cf&J. carrier, 3laJor abandoned ner; CURREHCV BILL BYDHOIMS IS COiiiPLEILD Members of Senate Banking1 and Currency Committee Have the Adminstration Measure in Form It Probably Will Go to the Senate. ... BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, Nov. 14. Six demo crats of the senate banking and cur rency committee tonight completed the administration bill in the form it probably will go to the senate, with the president's approval. Senator Hitchcock and five republican com mltteemen continued writing into their draft of the bill some amend ments which the president ha3 dis approved. The - democratic completed measure provides for a system of eight region al banks, to be capitalized by en forced subscriptions from the Nation al banks, with unlimited powers' or rediscount of currency issue and pow er to hold reserves. The entire system to be under the control of the federal reserve board. The republicans rewrote their , re discount section to provide that any member bank with eligible paper can secure rediscounts up to its capitali zation. Above that, however, it would provide a tax of one per cent for the first additional fifty per rent of cap! tal stock, and two per cent for sec ond additional fifty .per cent. Democrats and republicans adopted an amendment giving, to the federal reserve board authority to remove di rectors of any regional reserve banks. Republicans said they wouldn't be able to present their final draft be fore the end of next week to prob- ubty. report Monday. Democrats are anxious to get their bill before the senate, and may report next week. An attempt .to t bring the adminis tration currency bill in the senate Monday or Tuesday will be made by administration democrats of the cur rency committee. Both wings of-the committee were in session today. It will bo atempted to get the committee together for a joint session tomorrow with a view to agreeing to report on Monday or Tuesday. Anti -administration sena tors will probably oppose an' early re port. DEFEND WHIPPING OF THE. CONVICTS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, Nov. . 14. 'Bare-back whipping of convicts in Delaware was defended in the 'house today by Rep resentative Brocksfcon, who declared false the charge that Delaware had administered "cruel and unusual pun ishment." "All through .the Bible." cried Brock - son, "we are taught that corporal pim- isnmnt does nave a good effect." Withhold not correction from the child, for if thou beatest him. with the rod he shall not die,' Brockston quot ed. " Thou shalt beat him with the rod and thou shaft deliver his sotri from lw-11.' A resolution by Representative Evans of Montana, to direct the president and attorney general to bring injunc tion proceedings against the Delaware authorities to prevent the whipping of prisoners at New Castle, Del., tomor row was left by the house without ac tion. DR. ELIOT GAVE , OUT UNIQUE PLAN BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Boston, Nov. 14. "Profit sharing seems to afford the only way out of an intolerable condition of industrial strife," said President Emeritus Charles W. Eliot of Harvard Univer sity, addressing a craftsmen's meeting here today. "Democracy, plus the wage system, has produced a state of affairs in this country which is intolerable," said Dr. Eliot. "The two great forces of capital and labor are organized into hostile camps, both grown strong. Something fun damental must be done to relieve the situation. The only way to bring ef ficiency is to give the same motives to both capital and labor. Profit shar ing will make every man take an in terest in his work. Sault Ste Marie in a severe storm last night. Her crew of eighteen was res cued by the E. M. Byers. which suc ceeded in getting a line to the coaler. The storm's toll shows: Lake Huron wrecks: John A. Mc Oean, crew of 28; Charles S. Price, 28; James S, Carruthers, 25; Reglna, 20; Wixford. 20; Argus, 23; Hydrus, 23; Scott, 2S. Lake Superior: Leafleld. 13; W. M. Nottingham. 3; Henry B. Smith, 30, (probably lost.) Jrfike flphigan: Plymouth, 7. La,k JLisht . ship. No. tS,. 9 ; Washington, Nov. 11. The war de partment has made complete plans for intervention in Mexico should the sit uation south of the Rio Grande seem to demand it. "Within a few hours a large force could be thrown into Mex ico that would be able to quell any outbreak against Americans or other foreigners. To "relieve" the Second and Fifth regiments of cavalry, which have been ENTIRE SYSTEM GFTHE S. P. ROAD IS TIED UP Except for Two Trans continental Trains, All i is at a Standstill. HOUSTON REPORTS ACTS OF VIOLENCE Mediation by Federal Board at Washington Refused by Men, and Both Sides Seem to Be Settling- Down for a Long Struggle President Wilson Instructs Media tion Board to Aid in Set tlement. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Houston, Texas. Nov. 14. Except for two trans -continental passenger trains, the entire Atlantic system of the Southern Pacific railroad was reported tied up by strike today. A network of about 2,400 miles of track between New Orleans and El Pa-so,. including Fomo fihoTt north and south branch lines, comprised the strike territory. Mediation by the tederai board at Washington has been refused by the men. Early tms afternoon botn fides appeared to be preparing' for a long struggle. Early today some unidentified per son ertarted a large locomotive, letting it run wild in the yams here until it was derailed. A carload of cotton was burned where it stood on the Southern Pacific tracks in another part of this city. Unon leaders - announced that fbrike measures wcmlcl be taken to prevent violence by strike sympa thizers. The four unions Involved embrace trainmen, firemen, conductors' and. en gineers and their helpers. OFFER OF FEDERAL AID FAILS TO AVERT STRIKE An offer of federal mediation failed to avert the strike of about 2,500 Southern Pacific trainmen, conductors, firemen and engineers on the Atlantic division, which began at . 7 o'clock last night. The offer came . in telegrams warn i. v . w. nangcr, awifinn missioner of mediation, Washington, ' reacmng tne union omoiaia just a.row the time set for the walk-out. The , reply to Hanger by representatives of the four unions involved stated that 1 tho only possible way to avert a strike i we for the raiiroao to meet me iea- a Joint conference has beer, the main point to which the railroad TTnciais ob jected. . Tho first twelve hours of tho strike passed without reports of a single act of violence reaching either the rail road headnuarters or union headquar ters Ihere from the entire territory in volved from New Orleans to El Paso. Reports from over the system indi cated general stoppage of traffic, ex cept two trans-continental passenger trains. The reports also indicated that the company was prepared with strike breakers to . attempt resumption or traffic at least for passengers within a Cay or two. President William B. Scott of the Sunset Central system, describing the railroad's side, said that the sole aim of the federated committees appears to be to force the company to meet them jointly, "so that in the future they will be in better position to force their will in matters of pay, working conditions, administration of discipline and rules of operation. Mr. Scott said the men have ob jected to numerous moves made by the railroad to comply with interstate com merce commission and stat railroad commission safety regulations. The; ConUnued.-n . Page Three.); A F ' ' 1 -v -4 ;$t&Mk? SJZ if Fifth U.S. Cavalry at Negates, Arizona, on Mexican border line. stationed on. the border for several years. General Wood has ordered the Tenth and Fifteenth cavalry to the border. The last mentioned regiments in all likelihood will be sent forward soon. In addition to this, the government has 5.000 troops within a few miles of the order, at Texas City, Texas, armed and ready to move on an hour's notice. The" arrival of the two addi One of the World's Leading and Most Wealthy Riders Either Fell or Jumped Be neath Elevated Train arid Met His Death. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York. Nov. 14. T. P. (Tommy) Burns, internationally famous as a jockey, either jumped or fell beneath an elevated train n Brooklyn today tuna was ground to pieces. JSo one witnessed the tragedy. The last per son to ee him was the station ticket seller. Burms's fur-lined coat and hat were found on a bench on the .station platform. Diamonds, a silver cigarette case, a considerable um of cash, a bank book showing deposits in a Berlin bank and a contract to ride there next season were found on the body.- Burns spent last season abroad but has been living at Sbeepahead Bay of late. Presum ably he was on his way home when killed. Tommy Burns was one of the world's leading jockeys and was reputedly wealthy. He rode for such owners as W. C. Whitney, William C. Daly and several years ago carried the colors of tho German emperor, whose entries raced under the name f Count Lahn dorf. Ho was married and had two children. SCHOOL MA'AM WON A LONG TIME FIGHT BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, Nov. 14. Mrs. Bridget Peixotto. a school teacher discharged a month ago for neglect of duty in being' absent nearly a year on sick leave to become a mother, today won her fle-lit for reinstatement. 5-?uivrvm ner fight for reinstatement. jourt Justice seaDury issued a. per- emptory writ of mandamus ' directing the board of education to restore Mrs. pxotto to her position, ner case was selected to test the board's ruling that married women teachers may. not obtain leaves of ab- n-rv to Tw-rml .them, to bear- (iMrcn Get Want Ads In Early Today. The Journal's Want Ad Way. which has always been the popular way in Pensacola and West Florida, is now carrying so many passen gers that reservations must be made early if you want your pas sage guaranteed. This is particularly true for Sun day and The Journal therefore re quests that all Want Ad copy be sent in early today in order to in sure its insertion tomorrow morn ing. Remember that with every 50 cent Want Ad you get a set of Better Baby Anna Belle Dolls free for the children in the family. Hurry up the copy now, because The Sunday Journal tomorrow is going to be right up to its always high standard and your ad should be in it. Phone 1500. The Pensacola Journal West . Florida's Great Morning Daily. TRAIN KILLED TOHYj BURNS tional regiments would place a total of 12,000 troops along the border, scat tered from the Gulf of Mexico to Cali fornia. Extensive naval preparations have also been quietly made. Three dread naughts are now stationed in Vera Cruz harbor. In addition to these, the navy department has placed in readi ness the Virginia, Rhode Island, New TIPPERS EWS OF GRAFT District Attorney Sa's Many Thousands of Dollars Had Been Obtained by Corrupt -Methods, in Which Police -: Arc .'ilIegclT to Have Shared. ? BV ASSOCIATED TRESS. New York, Nov. 14. District Attor new Whitman confirmed today the re port that he had obtained from a gang of wireless wire tappers confessions involving1 the payment of graft for police protection to a civilian in high authority at police headquarters, a po lice inspector and at least two lieu tenants. Many hundreds of thousands of dollars, Mr. Whitman said, had been j obtained by .tho swindlers under police protection. . Ten per cent of this sum and a fixed retainer of $-.500 a month, ac cording to the confessions, had been divided among the police officials in volved. George JkRae, confessor-in-chief of tho gang of five who have bared their records, is authority for tho statement that a Chicago woman, whose identity is known to the district attorney, was fleeced oiit of $400,000 during several months by the gnng in this city and that the police received 10 per cent of thio rvT M,p..'0 ,.in tv this sum. McRae's confession, Air. Whitman said, had been corroborated j in many essential details by the other wire tappers, all of whom are under indictment for grand larceny. Still more startling revelations are expected today in the confession of two other wire tappers who have indi cated their willingness to tell the dis trict attorney all they know about money being paid for police protection. According to the story told by Mc Rae and his confederates, the police were notified by the gang in advance whenever a deal was on. Giving names and dates, McRae told the district at torney that the police would, station a man outside the building to which the victim was taken and that after tho wire tappers had got his money, payment of the 10 per cent commis sion was made immediately to the po lice representative waiting outside. This, McRae charged, was taken to the office of a police inspector and either retained entirely by him, or divided with his superiors. In addition, the wire tappers, McRae said, paid a man at police headquarters a monthly re tainer of $2,500. " McRae confessed to the district attorney-more than a month ago, but no announcement was ma,de until to day. In the meantime Assistant District Attorney Groehl has devoted most of his entire time to investigating the story. Frochl confirmed portions of McRae's confession in Chicago. Nearly a dozen swindlers connected with the gang have confessed. McRae's confession and the result ant revelations are the outgrowth of an accidental meeting in Ixjb Angeles last September between McRae and a representative of the district attor ney's office, who was in that city on another case. The district attorney's representative brought McRae with him to Chicago and there they were met by Mr. GroehL Before coming to this city McRae had made a partial confession. The alleged working arrangements between the police and the swindlers, McRae said, first was made more than eighteen months ago, or about six months before the murder of Herman Rosenthal resulted In disclosures of police graft. During the investigation after Rosenthal's death, the swindlers became scared and many 2eft the city. I-cter on working arrangement, Mc Rae said,was revived. WIRE GIVE Jersey and Nebraska, which will start from Norfolk on their Mexican cruise October 20. They can leave earlier if need be. The Atlantic fleet, which have started on its European cruise, could leave for Mexico on a moment's notice. Thus Uncle Sam could have a fleet of fifteen warships' In Mexican waters within a few days after the necessity for such a move should arise. TJHTENTY-TWO KNOHTGHJi DIED I WRECK Twelve Were' Killed Out right and the Remainder Died En Route to Clayton and Eufaula The Revised List. -- - - "- nY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Montgomery. Ala., Nov. 14. Twenty tvo persons are now known to have been killed in the wreck of the Central of Georgia passenger train near Clay ton, Ala., yesterday monring. Twelve were kilk'd outright and the remainder died en route to Clayton and Eufaula. The revised list of dead is as fol lows: MONROE FLOYD, sixty years old. farmer, of Clayton. POMP UTSEY, superintendent of the Harbour county poor farm, 60 years of age, Clayton. MISS P.ONNlE BROCK, aged 18 years, of Clio. CURB BEL-E, JR., 12 years old,'-of Cl-tyton. MRS. ANNIE W1EKERSON, Clio. INFANT OS?' JAMES M'RAE. Mrs. J. WILBUR M'LEAN, JAMES M'RAE. LOIS BROCK, infant of B of F. Brock, of Clio. JACK PEAK, of Clayton. AVAS11 M'RAE, Louisviile, Ala. ' Negro John Glover, of Clio; Maud McRae; Peak, Clayton; Sam Under wood, Clayton: Brown, -Clio; Carl Z? " - wliU , n Dennis braj, Linina Stanley, two un- I known negroes. Nine negroes in the wreck were found in the woods near Clavton thisi'i H-rVit i K&iipvvi morning by a searching party accord- ing to a despatch from Eufaula. The negroes had crawled otf from the wreck and when located, they were in a dying condition, one had his leg cut off, and others had arms and legs broken. Sheriff A. F. Teal, of Barbour county, was seriously hurt but will re cover. His two brothers, William and Thomas, were also injured. Jeff Clay ton, brother of Congressman Henry D. Clayton, will recover from his inju ries. A special train passed through Eu faula this morning from Macon. Ga, carrying a number of high officials of the Central of Georgia to Clayton to make an official investigation of the wreck. FIRE ON OUTSKIRTS OF CITY LAST NIGHT About 6:45 o'clock last night a res idence, located north of Kupfrian park, outside the city limits, .was de stroyed by fire, the origin of w hich Is unknown. , - The house was occupied.' but the names of the people living in it were not learned by either the police or fire departments last night. American Naval Have Audience With the Papal BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Rome, Nov. 14. Alfonso Calderozzo, former musician on the United States battleship Utah, was today exonerated of any charge of dishonesty in con nection with his disappearance some days ago after he had been entrusted with about $3,000 for the purpose of arranging an excursion for the Ameri can bluejackets. Calderozzo's explana tion that he had been unavoidably de layed was accepted and he was later admitted to the papal audience with twenty-eight blue jackets from the battleship Utah and received with them the apostolic -benediction. i ASSAULT CASE Two Colored Youths Lock ed Up at City Jail on Suspicion. ONE HAD LARGE SUM OF MONEY Osgood and Augustine Pct tiway Are Held in C c nection With Vicious As sault on Brewton Man, Who is Now in the Sani tarium. Osgcod and Augustine Petuway, col ored youti:s, were iocked up at the city ail last r.lght charged with being suspicions characters, both of Uiem having bcn brought into the city by fUcers. who found one cx Fiomaton ani. the oth'sr at Century. Deputy Sharif? Wtrgirvs arrested the .:rtt- naaiM at l"o mat oj and when he wa earch!, ft. total of 9143.40 was found In his pociret? An unsatisfactory ex planation as to how the had amassed that amount of cuh was given by Os good Fettiwa.y, aod now it is the opin ion of the police that at least sc-mo of that money is part of what was taken from John O'NeaJ. the Brewton. Ala.. man who wa-s assaAi'ted -viva what is said to have been a picket, found near the scene, upon which were blood stains. Both of the boy. strenuously deny any knowledge of the assault, one of them stating that he was not In the city at the time. This denial is not given credence, however, .s tho police already havo found witnesses who stated with positiveness that they knew the boy was in the city the night of the assault, John O'Neal is tlie nan who was viciously assaulted while on Hayne street late Thursday night or Friday morning. The victim came here on business and wti-s said to have born in tho neighborhood of the old depot snw few hours previous to being found near the- ewj3rv; .X jtuiscieii and llayine street in a Nt-m'-conm-lous con dition. He wais hurried tv the police station' and there, after omming to his enwes, informed tne po'uss that no had not only been anwauKcd, bus had been robbed of a gold watch ami $C09 in cah. Then the officers fatdit'Hi in to get a clew. They obtained infor mation which directly connected the Pcttiway boys, it was aJlegv with the assault, and .police lines wero thrown out in an endeavor to appre hend them. Chief Cander telephoned to points between 1 'oiisaot-la. and Flo- maton, and tusked that the two bJ picked up. Osgood was found at F.o- inaton. He was the one who had the roil or money, a great deal of it in denominations the sunut as had ben taken from O'Neal. The other brother was found at Century and returned to the city. O'NEAL SUFFERED SEVERELY. Further and inoie careful examina tion of O'Neal yesterday developed the fact that ho had uffereu Mevei-ely, Mis nose having been broken and abra sions on otlirsr parts of his had and faoe leiiig rather serious. He was employed by J. -N. Gnlij of Brewton, and it just hHppcned that Mr. GiUi wais in the. city yijterd?.y and very erirjy went to the police station ana arranged for O'Neal to go to tne sani tarium. O'Neal was conveyed to the sanitarium and is getting w.lor.g as well ad could be expected. Beyond the fracture of his ncse, he will come out J The" two Petti way boys, f preserkt held only mivptc whil at ions chf'r- meters, will be turned over county authorities today. to the VANDERBILT TO ENCOUNTER AUBURN BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Nashville. Tenn., Nov. 14. Vr.rir bilt's football so.uad, twenty - two strong, left this morning bound t Birmingham where the team encoun ters Auburn Saturday. Ccach Mi -Gugin has devoted this week to bol stering up Vanderbilt's line and build ing up adequate interference for Slkes, the fleet left ha'f. The team is pre paring to uncork some new plays on the Alabamians. The men carried on the trip are: First team Huffman. Putnam, Lowe, Warren. White, Chester, E. Brown, Boensch, Sikes, McQueen, and P. Tur ner. Second team Williams, Askew, Car mon, Robinson, S. Turner, Reyer, Conn, Curlin, Murray, Curry and MIl holland. The squad spends the afternoon and night at Decatur, going on to Birming ham tomorrow morning. Of f i HP :icers 10 A special audience is to ' be given by the pope tomorrow to Rear Ad mirals Charles J. Badger and Came ron McR. -Winslow and the other offi cers of the American fleet who have arrived here as the guests of the American Ambassador Thomas Nelson Page. The officers will be introduced to the pope by Monsignor Thomas F. Kennedy, rector of the American col lege in Rome and are to be received in the throne room of the Vatican. All the sailors from the fleet who are now dispersed over different parts of Itnly on excursions will gather at the samu time and be given an audience In th adjoining halls.