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REGISTER NOW! Fair south, rain and cold er north portion Thurs day, Friday fair and rain Vetrday' Temperature; Highest, 69 degrees, low est, 57 degrees. You cannot vota In the primary unft you regis ter, rtd the final limit is !mot up. VOL. XVII. NO. 36. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 5, 1914. PRICE FIVE CENTS. yj wtw www n t. in CLOSE VOTE DEPRIVES r GLASS OF SENATE SEAT Alabama Editor Lost Fight After New Strength Had Been Won. VOTE WAS 31 FOR AND 32 AGAINST HIM The Ballot, Which Was Taken After Day Of Ar gument, Sustained the Committee On Elections , And Privileges Which Held As Illegal Governor O'Neal's Appointment. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. "Washington. Feb. 4.- By a vote of S2 to" 31 Frank P. Glass of Alabama this afternoon lost his fight for a seat in the . senate. ' The vote sustained the committee on privileges and elections which held as Illegal the governor's appointing of Glass after constitution al amendment for direct election 1y people of senators. Senator Clapp of Minnesota, who submitted minority report, today voted against Glass. With the prospect of reaching a vot before adjournment, the senate today resumed cor si deration of the appoint ment of Frank P. Glass to succeed the late Senator Johnston of Alabama. Majority members of the elections committee who recommended that Mr. Glass' commission should not be recog nized on the ground that Gov. O'Neal liad no authority to appoint him under (Continued on Page Seven) MIGRATION BILLS PASSES 7 LOWER H Literacy Test Vetoed By Taft And Cleveland Is Opposed By -President Wilsory Those Seeking .Admission To U. S. Must .Be Able To Read. . BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. "Washington, D. C. Feb. 4.- The Burnett immigration bill passed the house this afternoon by a vote of 241 to 16. It provides a literacy test. All seeking admission to the United States must be able to read the Eng lish or some other language, including: Hebrew or Yiddish. There was a bit ter debate and hot words. The bill now goes to the senate. President Wilson has let it be known that he Is opposed to It. Cleveland nd Taft vetoed similar bills. LESSEN FRAUD IN BANKRUPTCY CASES BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New- York, Feb. 4. To lessen the possibilities of fraud and deception in bankruptcy cases. Judge Hand, sitting in the United States district court and jfwith the- approval of his associates 'on the Federal bench adopted a new plan today which provides that the creditors themselves shall suggest the name of the receiver. Heretofore the attorney fllirg a pe tition in barkruptcy ht obtained an order for the appointment of the re ceiver who In turn usually retained the petitioning attorney. Judge' Hand, will try this plan for a month and if it proves effective. It will be adopted by other judges. oust Memorial Fountain For Heroes of Dl' ASSOCIATED PRESs. New York. Feb. 4. Work will be begun as econ as the frost is out ot the ground, according to W L. Bot tomerly, architect, on the memorial .fountain which la to be erected at the a-se of the "barge office tower in Bat tery park, to the memory of Jack Phil lips, the wireless telegraph operator of the Titanic and others of his craft who have lost their lives at sea do.ng tlieir duty. The fountain, which will be of the finest white granite, will consis of a huge basiv on a pedestal surmounted at the back by & cenotaph, 6 x feet high a nd Hanked on t it her side by seats of the same material. The gar land under the principal inscription (till be carved and will bo composed of Steamer Sinks But Twenty-Six AboardRescued BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Price Rupert, Br tish Columbia, Feb. 4. The Eteamship Vadso, of the Union line. Captain Richardson, Tuesday tn a Bnowstorm hit a rock in Nasoga gulf, sinking thirty minutes later. The twenty-six on board saved bemselves In lifeboats. The survivors were picked up by the steamship Venture. All are safe. War Munitions Being Rushed Across Border BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. El Paso, Feb. 4. An express wagon bearing the first load of war muni tions to the Mexican rebels since the lifting of the embargo, crossed the in ternational bridge this afternoon to Juarez. It represented the entire stock of the local dealers and contained 7rt rifles and 60,000 rounds of ammuni tion. The rebel agents are rushing or ders making ready for an attack on Torreon. . Spaniards here are excited over the report that Villa said he would execute all Spaniards because he believes they aided the Huerta troops. FIRE SNUFFED OUT THE HUES FIVE VICTI Several Others Are Missing And Thirteen Are Seri ously Injured When Hotel Burned With Tempera ture 17 Degrees Below Zero Point. BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Bemidji, Minn.. Feb. 4. Five men are known to be dead, several are missing and thirteen were seriously in jured as the result of a fire which de stroyed a three-story frame hotel at KiUlher, 40 miles north of here today. The dead: Oddln Mikkelson, 53, clerk, Killiher. Charles Wilson, Kelliher. William T. Pratt, farmer. M. McQueen, Deer River, Minn. The fire started from the furnace, it was discovered oy two men passing who gave the alarm. The flames had then reached the second floor. Nearly all of those who escaped did so by jumping from th windows. The tem perature was 17 degrees below zero. The property loss was about $25,000. PRESIDENT NAMES, STEAMBOAT INSPECTOR Washington, Feb. 4. President Wil son today nominated George M. Green of Nashville, Tenn., for supervising in spector. Sixth district, steamboat in spection service. NEWARK CLUB TO TRAIN IN GEORGIA New York, Feb. 4. Players of the Newark club of the International league have been ordered to report for spring training to Manager Smith at Columbus, Ga., on February 25. Proposed Wireless Room motives derived from aquatic plants, shells, and sea forms. The names of wireless orerato s to be inscribed on the cenotaph are for the present: Jack Phillips, steamship Titanic, April 15, 1912, Atlantic ocean. George C. Eccles, steamship Ohio, August 28, 1909. Pacific ocean. S. LAwrence Prudhunt. steamship Rosecrans, January 7, 1S13, Pacific ocean. Donald Campbell Perkins, steamship State of California, August IS, 1913, Pacific ocean. Ferdinand J. Kuehn, steamship Mon roe, January SO, 1914, Atlantic ocean. Stephen F. Sczpanek, steamship Pere Marquette, September 9, 1910, Lake Michigan. FLYING AUTO FOR DESERT SANDS AND FLYING "BOB" FOR NORTHERN SNOWS i Two of the most unique automobile inventions are the ones shown in the photographs. The upper one shows the latest addition to the transporta tion facilities of the French army and is called the "flying auto." The only way it differs from the ordinary au tomobile Is that in the rear is a mon democrat: Party Was Formally Placed On Record As Opposed to National Legislation Con ferring the Right Of Suf frage On the Women. Br ASSOCIATED PHESS. ! Washington, Feb. 4. The democrat- j ic party was formally p:acecl on record today as opposed to natijnal legisla tion conferring the right or" suffrage on women by Majoriiy Leader l"nd r- wood on the floor Representative he believed, with of the house. NOT FAVOR THE FEPflALE VOTERS Underwood declared i posed to their scruplt-a to sell such ar the party, that the ticles Chrtes and ustav- Rf--e, bro- suffrage question was and not the national for the states go vera im nt- to determine. Representative Eenroot injected the question into the house de-bate by ask ing Mr. Underwood if he would use his influence to have reported a reso lution for a suffrage committee, an action which the democratic caucus had refused to take. T will not." replied Mr. Underwood, "because I aiji not in favor of it. If there is one principle my party stands for. it is local self-government. "If there is one single question that the- democratic party is committed to, it is that the franchise should be con trolled by the individual states." Successful Business Man Pays Tribute to The Journal THE JOHN WHITE STORK Clothing-, Hats, Shoes And Furnishings For Men and Boys . , Pensacola, Fla., l eb. 4, 1314. Mr. Dudley C. Barrow, Advertising Manager The Pensacola Journal, Pensacola. Fla. Dear Dudley: The results of our 15-day sale, which has just bon com pleted, so far surpassed our greatest expectations, that we take this oc casion ti congratulate you and the paper Th the remarkable p-rjliing power of The Pt-nsacola Journal as an advertising medium. Inasmuch as we used no posters, dodgers, letter.-, post cards, or any other form of printed advertising except that carried in The Pen sacola Journal, we think you will be highly, gratified to know that the results of the yale exceeded our anticipations by about 3 to 1. The results of our sale were of course exceedingly gratifying to is for more than o:e reason. Above ali, we believe they bore out our ideas as we advertise them, viz: Stick to one good concern and always be sure of dependable values and good service. We believe that of The Journal and in the same degree we try to impress it on .our customers with regard to this store. Please . also let us tnank yon for pat favors in the way of assist ance to our advertising man, Mr. Evreher. Wishing you continued success, we are Very truly yours. JAS. A. WHITE. Mgr. ster propeller. When crossing the sands of Sahara the propeller is pet in motion and the auto is capable of iuttaining a speed of fifty' iiles an hour over the sandiest of roads. Th bot tom photo shows the "flying bob" or a glider that shoots on the snows by the aid of a propeller attached to the front. TEALING E Brothers Lived In New York A Double Life Bv Following urglary Bus iness Six Days And At tending Church Services Each Sabbatli Daw E Y ASSOCIATED PRESS. ew lorK, reo. 4. l-oiiowing our- J g!ary as a business six days a wok. j attending imrcit services on Sunday j and throwing away religious trinkets i which they stole because it was op- thers, today continued to point out to detectives the victims of their many operations in Brooklyn. Charles, who is 21 years old. was recognized by two detectives yesterday as a former burglar who claimed to have reformed after serving a tenn in the Hmyra, reformatory. With Charles at the time was his brother, Gustave, 19 years old. The detectives followed the pair and saw them enter several apartment houses, in one of which they began work on a door with a fa!seStey. They were arrested after a fight.. To the police the brothers confessed to having committed one robbery dai ly for six months, except on Sunday. (Continued on Fajze 7.) CHURCH SUNDAY Frank Maura Convicted; Pi ou an "I Am the Responsible Man; The Jury Did Right," Says Mr. Maura "1 am the responsible man the jury did right in rendering the ver diet it did." said Frank Maura, the seventy-year-old fomir city s:d county registration officer to a Journal representative I:tst night. "I h ivp no kick to make. I did wrong and should be punished for it. None of the others had anything to do with the books and if the taws wrre vio lated, I committed the violations." $60,000 77 im b er m PROHIBIT USE WIRES FOR STOCK TRADING Senate Committee On Bank ing and Currency Begins Hearings On Owen's Bill. Samuel Untermeyer Chief Witness In Advocacy of Measure. F.T ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, Feb. 4. With repre sentatives of the New York stock ex- i change-appearing in opposition to the measure and a large number of wit nesses ready to urge its enactment, the sen;? te committee on barking and currency u day began hearings on tha bill of Senator Owen designed to pro hibit the use of the mall, telegraph and telephone lines for the further ance of unlawful or harmful stock ex change transactions. Samuel Untermyer of N'ew York, called at the. rersona! invitation of Chairman Owen, was the chief wit ness in advocacy ot tne oin. lie citea ! j numerous cot rt opinions and recotn- , mendaiio'.is of the house committee, i which favorably reported a similar bill , to the sixty-second congress. "The- only debatable propositions to j my mind," said Mr. Untermyer. ''are ; whether there ean be effective regu- j lation of tl:e stock exchanges by con- ' gress without requiring incorporation i and whether, if certain is necessary, it should be directly undr federal law ! or whether the t-ongress s-.J-.ould en-i force state supervision by prohibiting; the mails, telegraphs and telephone in interstate commission to stock ex changes that arc not incorporated un der the laws of the statv in which they are located." Reasons for incorporating ai d regu lating the exchanges were summarized by "Mr. Untermyer as follows. "To prevent- and punish the rrac tice of frauds upon the pubi c through manipulation, matched orders, wash sales and like fictitious transactions by means ol which apparent values are created for securities in the world's markets. "To secure complete pub.icny of the j Br ASSOCIATED PRESS profits of bankers, brokers and inter- Waynesboro Pa Feb. 4..WjUjaill rnediaries xn the flotat.on ot comrades Daywalt, a policeman, was hot and and the exposure of all the sa.;me. kmed ,aat one ff brot, commission!- and other profit of of- who ha1 Wr: 0,.rtr,d ,.1V(. tmn ficers and directors, through tne con- because tb nad ,,,,eri ,.rPlUns? a trol of the department of the ex- turbance. m Su.a n MrGra th. a l.v changes for the hsnng of securities standor, waa ourided bv a slray bal. and to prevent securities that nave jet once been listed from being stricken The brothft, Abrahdm 8ri(1 w::m from the list without noj.ee and the Rarneg yonn mounta)n., c,rapr(1 right of rtview. fn t,jejr Lonic jn tht. tno;jnt.jjn r,P,r Mr. Dntermyer declared tht he had tfa? Ma ,and lir!. A ,,OS::(. f,lrlv ,G. ( Continued on Page Seven. Still Calling For The Cows and Horse Does The Joumal "Want Ad Way" get you where you want to go? Well, "I should worry." The following little ad ran five times: ' FOR SALE Thre nice mi'.k cows, one with young calf, one week old. Other two will be fresh in ton days, also one go'i said horse, cht-p. Apply 120 W. Inter.dencia street, Pbon3 613 or 1037. All cf tho animals were sold in five days and the advertiser says people are still calling for them. The "Wart Ad Way" is the easy way and the sure way. The Pensacola Journal Wett Florida's Great Morning Daily. d Oth ers Worth of Sold Here ; Mnrphy-Morrison Company i Sell Pour Million T'ccl To ! Mobile Exporters Who Will Open Offices Here. Timber Market Improves. That a decided inipro einen t. in the lumber market is near nt hand is ei denced by a l.Trge deal whieti v-t clo.-sed in Pcnsacoia yesterday moru ins. Murphy-Morrison Compmn , tlmher brokers and inspectors, sold to Mo bile exporters risty thou tnd dollars" worth of sawn timber. All of tin- lim ber inelu Wl in th deal amounted to more than four million fret. The timber sold ty M itrphv-Morri-son Company in now at Milton, hav ing been shipped tli'-re from various j mills in We.-t rjondu. It will he I brought to Pensacola in rafts and j loaded in the steamer to he e.rported by the Mobile compiny, v.htcii pur chased it. TO OPEN OFFICES HERE. The Mobile Company, 'he name of which ras not given out ycslenKy "by the local brokers making the trnd, will in all probability open offices in Penfacola about the time this timber is loaded. It is slated that this firm of exporters in Alabama has never before shipped any timber or l:imier from this port The :'our million feet will probably require two ships for exporting. Hotli cargoes will be loaded simultaneously. Pastor Offers To Resign If Flock Say So li-.r ASSOCIATED PHK.SS. San Fratw-isro, Feb. 4. Dr. Charles F. AKed, pastor of the First Congre gational -h::reh and president f the Son Francisco church federation, a noted divine and personal friend of J. D. Rockefeller, today aaid he would re sign if one per cent of the mebmcrsl ip so desired. This statement followed four Presbyterian pastors' demand for Aked's resignation beeaue AKed de clared he did not believe in the imma culate conception. POLICEMAN SHOT BY ROWDY PAIR day surrournV-d them. Airaham ir- ably beirg fatallv wruindcd in attempt ing to escape. William was captured. Mexican Judge Found Who Had Ord ered Three Americans Shot BY ASi-iOCIATKD Pit ESS. ian Diego, Cal., Feb. 4. Allega'ioii was made tc'.ay Ly th authoriti'-K of i lmperij.1 county that papers vv r. found on Messa de Salinas, former. y Judge of the First Instai.re in M-xi-cal!. Mex., which showed that he hid ordered the execution of th thr ? Americans, who were shot thre Jar uary 1 this year. These documents, i'. is said, explain the kiilin? of M. Fan Chez and F. VaH-et and .lie wounding of A. Flores who was left for dead and crawled aTOM the jryrder, bring ing word of the alh g' d outrage o the American officer on this t-ide. of the line. According to the county ofTkral-! thcxa uas foui-d in Salinas poiises- A d A cauitte i City Klection Knurl Ci?c Concluded With Verdict Of the Jury. MR. MAURA GUILTY ON TWELVE COUNTS Jury Deliberated For CK-er An Hour Before Reaching A Verdict -Khe Defend ants On the Stand During The Dav And the After noon X Devoted To A regiments of Attorneys I That 7npV Manr. 1N nrfil -fr-tv t jty i egihtratuni .-incer, wan gu'.l y Iw'ho courts coritf.ind ir tii irfv mation ch.trglTig li'.m with fraudulent.! faiKifylnar public record t, th r -diet of tin? jury In the t tty esci!o" fraud r .. vvbirh wi-i rti'-nd nrrer that body had rjel!be-raf ed fi-r on bonv and trn miruten In thii ceart of rrcor-1 la.'t night. Th J"ry acnuittel Ctiv Coinnii'-.sionor 1'"tui!. R Pou. Depntr Kejtistra t !n Offlcer Wallace Knnedv. John (J. ni:prt, and Icorge Andrews Jnintly indicted witli Mr. Maura fo-c-on.M1racy and fhstfyiriy. "Th t- diet is nn T wmilci hsv hd It." prs.tt tho registration offlcer. whrn thn Ter rii t had been read. U rccorninen'J? hiiii to tlic mercy of the court nd hi will be arranged, for erntonco Satur day morning. Th n-linif of h verd"t rase whh h had been hefir th pro pie since the city election of l.i: spriiig, and nhieh oreupi-d t!i tinii of the court of record for two diyf. during which a mass of testimony wi heard. The etate rented Its nse at It o'clock yesterday moming and th fle defendants tbn gave tetlinotiy, tt;n attorneys for the defense pitting or no other v, itneses. v. bile the si.t 'called J. S. Robert!?, tho r.i,unty tax collector, in rebuttal and tbeu court, adjournei until the afternoon cslw, when argument were heard and occu pied all "f tlie aftei ri'ior,. Judgo Mon roe in a clear and abl charf -plained lie point involved to the Jury, and the latter retired nt 5:25 to con sider the evidence. At 6:ZS th ver dict ncouittlrg Meswa. Pou, Kenrwly, Andrews and Rnrert and convict Inn: Mr. .Maura on twelve of the fourteen counts, was returned. The tbr 1wi counts charged conspiracy and to hav convicted Mr. Muraof (ithcrcf fhnt would necessitated a verdict of gn1!ts nitalrhl one or more of the othT 1 , ferdanls. J M. REYDURN. neyourn said In- had lived nil nt tt"" life in Af lachicola, fowl votel tn th city I'rimaries in T'rnsacMa, b bs'f ',een given a registration crrtf!v The certificate, he aid, was dAltv?'l to him by a nero man. Thfi rmlv Iierson h" talked with wtiout vtinij v.as .1. V,. r"orica.nnon whom h fold rould ti' t vole. j "CY" WILLIAMS. ' The Witness said did ncrt pa.y iK,' poll taxes for 1311 nd 1913. Dm wO2 that he found when thu names vrw published that hi -name wjb n5 among the redtcred voters, o b went to Mr. Pen to know why he b-t not pt id his poll tax, as h had prom -ied. Pou, wairl the wttaew. h.; would fix tiie matter up and th -w;x-t nr-ES supposed that h did eo, 31 ri'lrtt not vutf, however. 1 J. J. FORBES. The :-ne si l he had "bflrr c, rl"! dent ' Pcnsacoia for bout twent.v year., Imt had never regitrd. H had been furnlhd 'ty reglti-.tio,x nrtificat" i.y some unknown person. Ho sa.d he had talked with Mr. Poi. howev er. and the, latter bfid told him not to bother about th" matter, n b. Pou, wo.iid iend lntn a rejis tra lion certif3i3tc. NICK MACKRI;. y9 kri3, a tstorekr rpor, naid j-n been in Peracnla for ciht ysn but had never V-cam a cltin by b. romihjj pat .;rrf.nz'.j. )i - -aid somn ooi had sent hirn a i'-sihi.ralton ccrtir!- (Co(it;r..J'l c:i f'ae K'ver.) sion, writter; m :-'i-iar.:.b an.) eih-r, rerort to I'ro-i i' r.t Ifurrta giving detail.-: of t!.e Hlhr.g r.f il-.o two Ameri can ' -.ti.2 ns n'l.j th-; ese.-i of Vr. third. ' n tho hi i. i-. k -,f t h. river rn-ii" Me-Vica!:, ' the rt port j --aid, to read "the r.fricerji completed thlr duty. jth;ir only mi.' taV.c. briny that -y i . , . ... cjkj nor. PiJi.c h-;r- an n.rs'j men wtv: dea d." Sjhnan and A. M. pr-n ii, i.irniT.r Mexican cu.-.tom ofTi' e iat Mesic - li were arretted lost week for Mwilirir pome pa;T -n the Am rlcan j id the line, The.. pjipi-r?, if i .aj-i propn-' d tu b- ;, re,;..,j d uf the . cution, whn-h betn obtained, bjr another Aincricun.