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WEST FLORIDA The Coming Garden Spot of the Nation. Cloudy Monday and Tuesday, probably show ers, northeast winds. Yesterday's temperature: Highest, 78 decrees; low est 70 degrees. VOL. XVII. NO. 13S. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, MONDAY MORNING, MAY 18, 1914. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. ' l:' HUERTA 'SREIGN IS NEA RING END This He Realizes and Plan; to Provoke a Clash at Vera Cruz. UNITE ME :xicans BY INTERVENTION Although Dictator Mas Sent Delegates to Peace Con ference the Belief Kxists Among Mexicans That He is Planning a That Will Provoke Coup Hos tilities and Eliminate Rebels. tile BY ASSOCIATED I'RK.SS. Washington, .May 17. After a day of conference between the representa tives of the Huerta gDvemmi nt, the South American mediators ami Ameri can delegates, the advance guard of the Mexican mediation is proceeding tonight enrouto to Niagara Kails, for the opennig of the conference, on Wed nesday. The stay of the Huerta deb-gates to "Washington afforded an opportunity to thoroughly canvas tin: plans and the whole range of Mexican affairs were generally discussed. The delegates made a ceremonial call on Secretary Bryan by leaving their cards. They steadily refused to make a statement regarding their mission to the United States. The chief military development of the day was a report from Gen. Funs ton that the San Francisco bridge of the- Inter-Oceanic railroad near Vera Cruz had been destroyed. This con firmed ( previous reports of aviators. The destruction won't affect communi cation with Mexico City. Secretaries Garrison and Daniels said no orders were issued and no important dis patches were received. It was learned in quarters close to the Mexican delegates that they aro d'lcldedly optimistic concerning the olftances of mediation. They are said to realize the present administration In Mexico City is fast crumbling and the choice of some one to succeed Huerta is inevitable and the delegates are Interested probably in the attitude of the Constitutionalist toward medi ation. It is said they will insist that not man who has grained military prominence will be permitted to take the reins of government. This would eliminate Carranza and Villa. HUERTA PLANS A COUP. Although Huerta sent delegates to mediate the differences the possibility is admitted by representatives of Mex ican factions that hostilities may be provoked by federal troops near Vera Cruz, which would entangle the sit uation and force another crisis. Their views find credence among those who think Huerta has planned offenses at Tampico and elsewhere hoping i through American intervention to unite all Mexico and thus suppi-ss the Constitutionalist cause. WILL HELP SETTLE MEXICAN AFFAIRS Frac:sco de la barra. If the South American mediators succeed in ending the revolution of Mexico a prominent figure in that .republic during reconstruction days Is sure to be Francisco de la 1'arra. Do la Barra was provisional presi ecint of Mexico folio-wing the deposi tion of I'orfirio Diaz, and since then ra been fdviser tt both M uiero and Huerta. Recently he has represen -ois I'O'iii.iry in both Japan anil France. He was at one time Mexi can minister to the United States. Body Aged Florida Man, Who Had Been Slain Found in Lake St. Petersburg. May 17. Shot twice through the head and with his throat cut from car to ear. the body of W. M. Boone, sixty years old, a salesman of fruit trees, was found lloatir.g in Reservoir Lake, near the pumping station, in the center of the city. The find was made by a small boy who was on his way fishing and officers are woiking on the case. Or.e arrest has been made and others likely will follow. Boone evidently was killed in a dasperate fight, and the theory is that he was murdered in the woods and his body placed in the lake during the night "hours. Boone had been oAaalny since last Tuesday rmht. GENERAL GRANT'S SON AND YOUNG WIFE BACK IN U. S.; HIS FAMILY UNRECONCILED r if-- ' "p - i , ...... rwr m I M'jS f,;'"i, ' f ,VE?Sf & I W. - - Mrs. Uly6ses S. Grant (a new picture.) New York, May 17. When Ulysses S. Grant, son of the late president, and his young- wife, who was Mrs. America Workman Will, left San Francisco last July for the antipodes on their honey moon, they announced that-they would remain in foreign lands for a year and a half. With less than a year gone they are back in America. It will be recalled that Grant, and the former Mrs. Will were married in San Diego, California, last July. The bridegroom was sixty; the bride thirty-two. The difference in their ages, together with other facts, caused the members of the Grant family to hiiterlv unmso the union, and at the wedding dinner it was noticed that the Grants with the exception of a son. Ulysses, Jr. were not to be seen. The breach at that time between Grant and his children was so grt-at thai there The Journal's Holmes County Edition Subject of General Comment and Praise ' Tiie .Journal's lloiuie County K lirioti of yesteriiay was the subject of genera! ui"ciis.-i:m anions the pstper'. army of IVnsa'-ota reader.'? and !t elicited mans- compliments. "I re.ij 'er p.-c of the lloi'nes i 'outily Fditior .'' said "Uncle Joe" Dixon, the .eteian tit-wspapcr man. who is now soeiiding a few li.iys in 1'ensacoia. "and it was a revelation to me. 1 had no idea that the s-ma 1 lest county in tltc stale, and one a!'o :r which the rest of Florida has heretofore' UnoWr. little, couid make such a show tow. The peo ple of Holmes .-holder e proud of ttu ir county and the people of all West Florida .-iioasd be proud of the great Work of development which The Journal is doing. IJ.-n II. Thorn.;-. who compiled The Journal's Holmes County Fdith.n. did a splendid work jind tb- ed'tion i'-feif wi'l be of untold a'.c to the county and section. " Such word- oming from so eminent an a-.ithority .nstltufe high praise ind.H'd. WAS INTERRED IN HER WEDDING GOWN Xew York. May 17. With the gown intended for her bridal dress as a shroud, and the voting women who were to be her bridesmaids last even- ling acting as honorary pa 1 1 - nearer. the body of Rose Btvgnian. of Xo. loi'C, Park I lace, Brooklyn, was ourieii yes ti rday afternoon. She was stricken . suddenly wiih heart disease on Saturday and died il: a few minute-, just before lw r dance. Irving Skulnick. a B-ayshoro real es tate dealer, arrived. The body was first seen 'oathis m the lake at 4.30 in the morning by the boy, who was with ins fat h-r on a tishing trip. The lad reported to the man whU he had seen, but the latter discredited his story. On the re-tun; from the tr;r !n the afternoon, how ever, they stopped at the lake, and the body was again sighed. The wind had blown it about until it was resting on its face near the edge of the water near Fifth street anil Third avenue. i Deputy Sheriff Proctor and other of j fleers "were culled, and they dragecl 'the body ut. By means of notes, let -i ters. etc., nfce "divmiih-aiioh wa made. SENATE WILL VOTE ON CANAL TOLLS REPEAL MEASURE BY MONDAY lis.. ' V -f was a. serious ouestb there, would ever be It was reported that i; as to wrweth-er a reconciliation, shortly after his marriage Grant mad a will cutting off tlxi.se members of his family w v. declined to recognize his present wife. Since their return to this country those win) have interested themselves in tlu- doings of the Grants have not. been abie to seo any siuns of a recon ciliation. The old.'i- Grant will not take the initiative. Mrs. Grant, though younrr. had two matrimonial experienees before her marriage last year. When sitxeen siie married a Mr. Kims, whom she di vorced later. Ho is now living with his sixteen-year-old sou oa a side street in Lios Angei'-s. Following her affair with Kims, she married a retail druggist of Alarehalltown, Iowa, wit'i whom she lived happily until his death in lttU. CHURCH NURSERY FOR THE BABIES i Huntington. W . Va.. May 17. Dr. ss. i W. Walker, pastor of the Johnson Me ' mortal church, has arranged a plan ; vvhereV.y all mothers of infants may attend church regularly. .v commit t-e of young women has ; volunteered. o take charge of tho hahi-s in ; ante-room of the church during services, and a nursery is be ing fitted up there. A full equipment amus'.ntr - T-rovid. r.d carina babies is A DOMESTIC IS AMPLY REWARDED Xew York. May 17. "The servant 'problem" dor.'. t less has been solved in j the will of Mrs. John W. Sissou. who ! died .Way 1 at Roekaway Park. The ! testator left the- income of a trust fund of $.". 5-0 to Kate liymus. for i years employed in the Sisson home. I A Codicil provided that Miss Hymus, (to get the income, must remain in the i employ i f the family. Mrs. Sisson's jest.-ue was valued at J4?.0w. NO CHANGE IN PROBE OF NEW HAVEN RAILROAD Wi -an, lor.. D. C. May 17. Coun sel Folk, of the interstate commerce commission, announced tonight that n-j cnaio-e had ie-n made in the com mission's plan to proceed along the eriginal lines in the ir.nuiry in the Xew Hev en operations. Former Pre.-hb nt M i'r? is expected to te-t Tuesday, my - Jr 5 A 4v? r .'V.CVbAI IXI I t 1 C WW This Week Will Witness the .n! i All tile Meeeh i Making. ADMINISTRATION ! VERY CONFIDENT! National Democratic Head-; quarters ! -ues Statement : Showing That of 807 Del-' eq-ates to Baltimore Con vention Answering Inqui-; ries, 702 Favor Reeal of Free Tolls. ' j F.Y ASSOCIATED PU 12SS. Washington, D. C, May 17. With kbate in the senate on the rolls ex emption clause of the P.-iC.uiui act Hearing an end, the house th:- week t,d:es up for consideration t u- three so-i :al led anti-trust MIL, which with the necessary ppproprintion b:i ' make up tho administration's legisiutive jirogram. Tiie democratic senate leader5 aligned with the president for the re peal of tho tolls bill expMt to see the debate closed Saturday but Tic house leaders don't believe the trust measures can be passed under th re wee ks. Aside from the trust tight there will be a particularly bitter struggle on the part of members favorable to la bor and agricultural unions to exempt them from operations of the Sherman law. The president is said to have declared ho is opposed to It. The exemption toll fight is expected to reach a climax during the week. Five senators have given notice they will spt?ak on the subject and others will be heard. Minority Leader Kern hopes a vote will be taken next Mon day. The administration is confident as the leaders have not ceased to tight. The National Democratic headquar ters issued. -a , statement . KnishL de claring that seven hundred and two delegates at F.altimore out of eight hundred and seven answering, regis tered opposition to the free tolls plank in the democratic platform. One hun dred and twenty-seven stand for free tolls and thirty-eight are non-committal. Members of both houses are greatly interested in the prospect of adjourn ment by the middle of July, but un less the senate leaders agree not to pass the anti-trust legislation there is little probability of an adjournment by August 1. at the earliest . A further urgent deficiency bill ap propriating upwards of six millions for the army and navy, because of Mex ico. Will be passed by th- Pons.- as soon as possible. Will Organize Federal Reserve Bank at Atlanta FT ASSOClATUD PHKSS. ; Atlanta, May 17. Preliminary steps ! toward the organization of the 1-Vd-: eral .Reserve bank at Atlanta, to be icreated as a part of the new federal i currency JV'stern. will be taken up here tomorrow. Representatives of the First National Bank of Montgomery; I Fx change National Dank of Tampa: . llibernia National Bank of Xew Or ! leans; First National Bank of Jack json: hfid the First National Hank of i Chattanooga will meet h-ce for th ! purpose. The federal reserve organi- zation board at Washington, recently designated the banks named to or ganize the local Federal Reserve bank. WOMAN FREED OF SLANDER CHARGES Richmond, Ind., May 17. The tirst trial held in Richmond in a quarter of a century, at the Third Methodist Episcopal church in Richmond, was concluded when a jury of seven mem bers of the three other churches of this city returned a verdict of not guilty ;n tho case of Mrs. Charles II. Conkle, charged by George Kllis with having maliciously slandered him. A verdict of guilty would have re ' suited in Mrs. Conkle's being dismissed from membership or being censured. Mrs. Conkle, her husband and their two children immediately resigned their memberships. Mr. Conkle had been a trustee of the church for nine years. Xeighborhood gossip, the testimony brought out. resulted in Ellis' filing charges against Mrs. Conkle. GREAT LAKES TO HAVE WIRELESS ! Chicago. May 17. The largest wire- less inland station in the United States will soon be erected at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, near Lake Bluff, according to infor mation received today by Captain George R. Clark, commandant. Two towers 400 feet high will be erected and equipped with sufficient power to transmit messages from Chicago to San Francisco or Washington. Messages between the Atlantic and Pacific Meets will be relayed from the Great Lakes station, a-cording to I plan no"- be ins prepared TAFT IS PESSIMISTIC OVER PEACE OUTLOOK Refugees Tell of A trocities By Mexicans nr ASSOCIATED PRESS. San Francisco, May 17. Details of the murder of Americans, cap ture by a Mexican transport of the American Krlg Geneva, imprison ment of United States Consul Kd warJs at Tcapulco and other atroc ities on the Mexican weft coat here brought in-re today by officers and refugees on the British steamer t'etriano, which arrived from Man zanillo. i mm siores OFFICERS WILE Shotter and Other Officials of the American Xacal Stores Company W ill 1 ie Arraigned in Savannah Todav. I1Y ASSOClATUD Vlil).- Savannah, May 17. Five ofth-r.- -f the American Naval Stores "o., now suspended, are expected to appear for trial in the I'idted Stales district court here tomorrow charged with conspiracy to restrain and monopolize the naval stores trade. It is the sec ond time 1 lie defendants, U. S. N'ash. S. I. Shotter. J. F. C. Myers, X. I'.oard liian and Call Moihr, have faced the charge. They were convicted at a previous trial and lined, while Shotter and Myers were sentenced to three months. Tiie United States supreme court set aside the verdict. No new trial was directed, but the district attorney asked that the case be tried. C .tinsel for the defense indicated tonight th-y will contend the supreme court's de cision is tinai and the defendants can not be tri-d again. South Carolina Democrats Will Revise Primary P-Y ASSOCIATED PRKSS. Columbia. S. C. May 17. Many changes in rules governing the state wide pliniaries will bo considered here Wednesday at it meeting of the state. democratic convention, with 336 dele gates attending. Leaders of the move ment are to revise- the pr. sent regu lations ami d-clare that the old sys tem leaves the way open for fraud, and that voters, if they so desire, e;(n east more than one ballot. The coll - . veittlot: will !i a date, f. ma ry. United States Senator is a candidate for re-ele-posed by Governor Bleasc. f statt pre Smith, who .tioti is op The Snvt'i supportei s -.a.!!' they ioritv of the delegates 'ontroi a ma -ftb-ase fatb'd to oe named named delesa' as deiesate. Smith w; WILL GRADUATE AT AGE OF 100 l'.-ai:i.-u.e May 17 A -.ne hoc who will b- gradual' d from the Uni versity of Califort ,t the i-aj- in whi 'n he becomes ote ! -u years old lives here. H- is the .-v. D-ivid Jor dan Higgins. who wa- col-r el of ' h-Tvventy-fourth Ohio Volunteer Infan try in the early part of the Civil war arid now is a retired preacher of th-? Methodist Episcopal church. ; At the age of 14 Dr. Higgins com- i i pleted a four-year course of stu.iy m , i th- University of California and a few ' I weeks ago entered upon another four- ' vs.ir course or stuuv. i ' (MEXICANS WILL CHEER NAME OF WILSON New Orleans. La.. May 3 7. The time will come when the name "f Presi.e nt Wilson will be cneered on th e-i-oti; ,,r teviro Cite, declared i?..,- vvoo.j.n Tt'aiiaff, r.restdent of The I Presbyterian Theological Seminary, a 'the Mexican capita! in a sermon here I today. AMERICAN CONSUL DEAD. London. May 17. John L. Griffiths, the American consul general a: Lon don, died suddenly of heart disease at his residence here tonight. He was a native of New York. GENERALLY FAIR WITH RAINS IN THE SOUTH Washington. May 17. Generally fair weather over much of the country is the official forecast for the coming week, with showers the first naif in the southern states. Temperatures will averasre near slightly above normal. Xo important storms are charted. IBE TRIED i - a! mi Xew ' MS K , THINKS MEDIATION WILL BE FAILURE Does Xot Think the Cnnsn ence Will Accompli w. mediate Purposes. i'.ui: Savs the Step Xcverthe-! , r , I less is an Important One 1 Toward Future Settle-! m en t of Difiicultie-. ! j MV ASSOClATUD 1T.USS j Xew 'ork. May IT. Foi nn r I'lc-.- i jd-nt Tal't at a peac- Sund t;, addi '- j toil. iy exrress-d little hope that th"; pending m-diaiion c.ufer-ne!- will a-- ' Inimplish inmiediatf J.iuroses, but said 'the offer of rie-.uition and lb.' United ' 'States' accep aice, ,s an important ' ; step tow.'.td tiie liitun s-t tlem-i.t of j international o'if'ic;.d: ies -n t l,.e West- iern llemi.-pitejf. j i il- said th- people are oof rn,i!-.l j to do their duty, even if t it.o'.ii f ! war. lie criti-ised t;i- Wil.-- mi aduiin- j ! i.-t.ration for the a'd, .-a hi to have I ! been given the Mexican Const it idiot! j ! alists."and called on all Am-fi- an.-- to ; laid the ju-esidetd's fflol'ts to Tin.1 p-ac-. With deference to th- V U-W . of .- I,. I - j ihc said if the American com so towed j j Mexico had not -x. rt- d mj-Ii d r. ' j j inlb.ienee toward one of th- nt eno i i narties th- United Stae- would noli , be n-ar g-netal intervention or wa t . , Missing Boat From Burning Steamer Found UV rrt TI-M. IM'I-S- in I A l 1 d ht.. . Halifax. May 1 7.--Unit-i S.ate-t j Kev enue Cutter Seneca rejioied ; lay j by wireless that s!,e had tn So d til1 the third missing boat from toe Ley- land .-:eamer olumMan. and is bi mg- ling the survivors here tomorrow l-'H o of the sitet-n men who h-f 'he bnrji i ing steamer were rescued by the Seii lfea. whil others died of .xi.osure and tlieir bodies w.-re ca-t in'-t the s,x.i MRS. POST TO GET HUSBAND'S MILLIONS Mrs. C. W. Post. Mrs. C. W. Post, widow til :- -tie Creek food manufacturer who koi-d himself in California a f evv days ago. will b the principal b-n-fichirv of his will. The estate is . M irnat -,) to amount, to S i ".OOe.cae. Mr.-- P-,-' who war, at or.e time the food rr.ur.'s nographer. married hum in i'.'"4 Former Member Suicides by I Tarpon Springs, May 17. W Decker, one of Tarpon's mo---. ' nent citizens, committed s. ; .! Friday i-oriiit.g by hang:;. in his barn at his heme. V He was at his office a? u- . day and was on the str-e.s '., :r--sbori r.-iiti' - wa- while that night. Next mortiit.g he arose a;. pat in his usual good health, and i.- his custom, went to his barn pr- ably to pump, up his sr-is .-r.gir.. throw some feed to his ch.tket,. At breakfast time A vonn--' s-.p s m m arc V.c"! old i- out to cat! him and found him i death. i Dr. J. E. Do-igia.-j '.- .t.:ci.. Former Presideni n-.i',v a Peace Sundav Dinne lr- a; m f " ( "'( ) '$::.:. $ ' ' '- I ;? -ttry & ; - .1 EGHO CAUGHT HSIDE GREEK GROCERY STORE Answer- 1 h'-iriji imi mi' M.-'-'s Wh.. I la- feen KmI. Manv llnHM- MAN SURPRISED LOOTING STORE .. , 1 lice Olnce;-- Walked k p ' rt' -it-'.'i it At- OH 1 1 mi w 11110 lie ;is in Act of koli)im; Place and lie .Made Xo Rcsitanee. Say- AiiMtlur Man Was With Hint, lV.it ihc PoV. I )o mi 1 '.el ie e i hi -. ! Surprised w h: i it"S Mte store of Nit k M u ul. .. ore- r :' D-i!lier and J.o'ks.oi sti.eis, .ail !a-t niirht. llau.ui 1'iv, nun', a n.-e;. . was arr te I mil I i . -ista fee 1. 1 Mlieers 1 'ill.i.uiiu and Mewnrd and . . h-Li i- tic- . itnty ja.l. The urr.'C K tl.- more imponant Icc.ius" I :a t. gro cr-w ers tl." lie-.-i i : i-n of t i:u!!t w ho ha- i" . robbing resid-u. . 4 i!i the city t-r several vve.dvs pasi '1 i ;-. r-l o.rle., ceased about tea d... ago aid this is accounted f-r by fact :liit I man U:-: I., c t aw.iy l i Mobdo and i ' rni.i -ham. The .mi-is' of th- v.- -rr-t w.-t tnoc- possible by an. it her ! gro si . mg b -o ' jump over a felloe and ! ; toward- I,- Greek -rocery More. The im m : . ! Mamies, Ihi'ko! tip Ids store early e 'r!i mgut ami went to u moving pn' ! : ore silo,- . l Ye-nian wa- .' landing on , ' a- tn'p.e-ite corner. whne the tierro. ' u bo 1 1 ...rtod the rr.bbery to the ottl ' ,!.--, was -it i i 1 further away. As ? ooo ic- the Greek had gone a Mo k I t.-... ' ni.ci was se a junip over a low f-n. . fid ;,L tov ,;1' th ri a r uo' if of ! 1 I e. ! The man watt him; Waited Ho loi. cr . but hurried "Iter oili-or.- Th- l- ne- : slipped into tho store befot- Fr.t :..- i an opportunity of trvtm to and he siu rem;, ted, I rio . I been endeavoring to g-' b- Greek's mone from tiie bot'om oi a trunK- v-iiicii h- had broker, open, '.-a ; , -cded hr-ti th- (the. a .. a rrlvtil. Ureern.-.ii told chief Sued, is at u police station last night that anoiie" negro wa- vC'li him. but :l Is M-e not believ ed by t he oitic I . BABE UNHURT, BUT CRADLE WRECKED U'ot'.-ester, Ma-s., Ma v 17. -laulu -demolished 1 he .--idlO in wine , in '.-i ut child of Mrs. Andrew . mmlis' was .-tttpillK, Knocked fo liar to the Moor, but left the bab" ::armed so that, when it woke to n - .havoc of oj en wall, bi ick.s ac i -Si r it rn-rely ..-, d. Tb- boit tor- a U-f-.o t la.le fpo ott to bottom of tie' t ' 1 1 ' - st.i'1 ' mi, i. . it d we-i d I g BROOK TROUT FARM PAYS WELL dcini.iv, Mich.. May 1 7. - A no ,ty in ul per Michigan is a brook tin : : in. It is a practical, mom v - rna k I u. dnstry. Tiie farm is at Wettnor. . -. 'gr-r cnuritj, and is' owned by Wi! ;m and Victor Cox. tn roh a nt.. .'ox ti r,i .u :-- per-mit lishiiig on the,1 .; , -,.) ve. -hargirig .a'a cents a pound i a!! trout caught. Tie re Is a read i aark.-t for brook trout at from 7. , its to $1 a pound. Marketable tre ... igji from otie-'i ua r t er of a pouici NO CIGARETTES FOR GREAT INVENTORS ' -v VoC. May IV - " i g ret m no .... i .::' Tlii y dull th bra:-' " his sign lt. . ' i th- C7A' --n.plove. -:. .,f the lid. son i ' d j -T i i at Ws' i o-anii" win ii '.1 v w tT;t t. work the !!..r'iilig. A. tia- p-iui-M of lli-htv r'..rd. Tl.oma- A. Udi.-on ana!y'l ; ;o i,iy brands f ii'iirct''-". Th- t , s.iv. was of varying q.etiit '. . o i: all the paper cont -lined Kisott. In the Ford fretori-s a like noti--.Mil be post d. Mr. Edison said .:-t-rda y : "The i-.Kftvtti: poison aiia-cs t ii-fo,d- of th- brain and wotk- havi with a ncin's mental activity. II', ar ito Madero t. lis trie his I eopl", tj, Mexicans iir- iri'ei. f -igartte smokers. That is w h. ' in are ' lear-headed." of Legislature Hanging Himself 5 moneJ, atal other than t!ie rr.emo.-r a t of the family was first to re. -o h tie ! !--.-no. but death and evident o--c iired some minutes previouslj. One of Pioneers of Tarpon. Mr. Decker had been in the real e hate busin-fH here more than twetitv- fve years. He was largely interested in the sponge business arid was a di rector in the Greek -American bank. : He was largely interested also in th Tarpon Springs Grocery Company, of Which he was president, and was .. member of the board of city bond t rustees. He had serv-d several tdma i r a-fii- of the -it;-', and as a n.ctnber of :he Florida, legislature.