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PENS AC OLA WEATHE somxn SECTION ONE ..Local Thunder-showers i Yesterday's Temperature; Sunday ana probably on Highest, 89 degrees, low Monday light winds. est, 77 degrees. VOL. XVIL NO. 186. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 5, 1914. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. Lascurain "Will be Chosen to Succeed Huerta as President of Mexico HUERTA GOES TO FOREIGN POST: IS WILLING TO LEAVE COUNTRY Man Selected for Presidency Formerly Was In the Madero Cabinet. ELECTION CONFINED TO MEXICO CITY It Will Be Held Today and It Is Reported That Pe dro Lascurian, Slated to Succeed Huerta, Is Will ing to Turn Presidency Over at Any Time to a Provisional Government. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington. July 4. Unofficial ad vices received here tonight are that Pedro Lascuraln, formerly secretary of state in the Madero cabinet will be chosen tomorrow to succeed Gen. Hu erta as Mexican president. Huerta will resume his former place as chief of staff of the army and be dispatch ed to a foreign post, probably in France. It is admitted the voters in tomor row's election will be only those re siding in the Mexico City district. Whoever Is elected it was reported will be ready to turn over the presi dency to the provisional government. Huerta la r : Led as willing to leave the country. CARRANZA AND VILLA REACH AN AGREEMENT Torreon, July 4. Carranza will be C!hlef of all constitutionalist forces, with Villa, as chief of the north, ac cording to a preliminary agreement reached here today at a conference of the Joint commission In session to ad Just the situation created by Carran ta's refusal to supply coal and ammu nltlcn needed by Villa to continue the campaign against Mexico City. This is regarded as the basis for future neso tlations. It Is understood this is the only condition Villa has insisted upon. EVIDENCE GIVEN OF THE CARRANZA-VILLA BREAK El Paso. Tex., July 4. Further ev denee of the completeness of the Car-ranza-Villa split was found in an in junction on file in the state district court here today which prevented the entry into Villa territory of 400,000 pesos in constitutionalist currency re cently printed by an American com pany. The action was taken by Car ranza agents here. The issue, was ordered before the in ternal troubles of 'the constitutionalists had. reached a breaking point which has reached the conference between the military leaders in progress today at Torreon. The money arrived here consigned to the national treasury of fice at Juarez and the. Carranza rep resentatives at once sought an injunc tion against the express company handling the consignment and against Larazo de la Garza, Villa's agent at El Paso. The paper, which is of the reg ular nationalist fiat issue, will be held until si! de Th the t alist er. n TOY. tiona Ca :-r:-en' pi Hit position of the case can be Irst public demonstration of Ie between the constitution al' and his northern comma nd ted in the confiscation at Jua unds of the national constitu treasury and the arrest of ia treasury geenral and other s. El Paso has been a dis tributing point for the Mexican na tional currency. Carranza recently authorized an issue of 4,000,000 pesos In his flat currency, which was in tended to dissolve the various state issues. Villa, as representing the Chi huahua state government, was to have received his proportion of this new is sue, which was represented in the consignment seized here. ( President Made Use Historic Possessions in Philadelphia, Pa. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Philadelphia, July 4 President Wil son arrived here at 10:35 o'clock to at tend the National Independence Day celebration arranged by Philadelphia to commemorate the 135th anniversary of the signing of the declaration of Independence. The trip from Washington was un eventful. There were no crowds at any of the stations along the way. President Wilson was greeted by a chorus of factory whistles from all uirti -9 r.iin,ialnh1ii ns he entered the mm ui i in , C4. v ." square In front of historic indepen dence hall. In attendance at the celebration members of congress and governors or representatives of the governors of the original thirteen states and dele gations from nearly every patriotic organization in the country. The president occupied a chair used MODERNIZING DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IDEA OF WILSON President Speaks to a Huge Crowd in Front of Independence Hall OCCUPIED CHAIR OF JOHN HANCOCK Before Llim W as a Table on W hich the J eclaration of Independence Was Signed! and On it W as a Pitcher j Once Used by George j Washington Touches on ; Modern Patriotism. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Philadelphia, July 4 President Wil son attended the Independence Day celebration here today, speaking at In dependence square in front of the his toric Independence hall. The presi dent occupied a chair used by John Hancock and before him was a table On which the Declaration of Indepen dence was signed. On the table was a pitcher used by- George Washington and contained ice water for the speak er. Advocating modernizing of the De claration of Independence by applying its principles to the business, the pol itics and the foreign policies of Am erica, the president thrilled the huge crowd. The president, touched on Mexico, the Panama tolls repeal controversy, his anti-trust program, business con ditions and his ideas of modern pa -triotism. Pounding his fist on the table on which the Declaration of In dependence was signed, he declared Americans today must manage their affairs in a way tr do honor to the founders of the nation. There are men In Washington today, he de clared whose patriotism is not shown but who accomplish great patriotic things. They are staying in hot Wash ington, doing their duty. keeping a quorum in eaeli house of congress to do business. "And I am mighty glad to stay there and stick by them," he added. BUSINESS CONDITIONS. Touching on business conditions tne country, rresiuent tison said a i great many allegations of facts were j being made, but that a great many of these facts do not tullj with each other. "Are these men trying to serve their country or something smaller than 1 country," the president asked. "If they love America and there is anything wrong it is their business to put their hands to the task and set it right." Eighty-five per cent of the Mexican people, the president said in touching on Mexico, never have had a right to ! have a "look in" on their government while the other fifteen per cent were running it. "Now the American people have a heart that beats for them just as it beats for other millions." Mr. Wilson continued. "I hear a great deal about the property loss in Mexico and I re gret that with all my heart, but back of it all is a struggling people. Let us not forget that struggle in watch ing what is going on in front." "I would be ashamed of the flag if we did anything outside this country which we would not do in it," the president declared. KEEP OBLIGATIONS. Speaking on Panama toils, the pres- j idem said the treaty with England j might be a mistake, hut its meaning j cannot be mistaken, and lie believed in keeping the nations obligations. He believed in keeping the name of the United States unquestioned and unsullied. Before the president sot his speech well under way the crowd surged for- (Continued on Page Six.) by John Hancock and before him was the table on which the declaration of independence was signed. A pitcher once used by George Washington con tained ice water for the president's use. Lines of sailors, marines and sol diers occupied the space in front of the platform and beyond them stretch ed a huge crowd drawn from many parts of the nation. At the president's arrival at the Broad street station he was welcomed by a delegation of citizens and by the First City troop of Philadelphia, which acted as his guard of honor during the ride to Independence square, a mile distant. Driving along Broad and Chestnut streets, closely surrounded by his es cort and by city police and secret ser vice men. Mr. Wilson was enthusias tically cheered by large holiday crowds. He was in a happy mood and bowed l'!H ntly. Ohio Woman Campaigner Denies That Suffrage Workers Arent Home Makers " Mrs. Dora C. Horine and her grandchild, Robert Meade, Jr. AIis. Dora C. Horine of Cleveland likes to refute the argument that suf fragists lire not home makers. Mrs. Horine is field organizer for the Ohio Woman Suffrage association and has perfected organizations in a number of counties during the present campaign in the Buckeye state. ne of her principal arguments on the domesticity question in her first grandchild, Robert Meade. Jr Ch airman Call Citizens to Meet C PLAGUE Another Case and Death Re ported In New Orleans and Surgeon-General Blue Takes Additional Meas ures to Cope With the Sit uati n. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 4. Word was re ceived here tonight from Surgeon- j General Blue of the United States pub lie health service, that another death i from bubonic plague is reported in New Orleans, making three cases and two deaths since the outbreak. Additional measure-; are being taken ! by the health service to cope with the j situation, which seems to have as I sunied a more serious aspect. Assistant Surgeon-General Rucker, executive officer in the San Francisco campaign from 1907 to 1910 leaves to morrow for Xew Orleans to take charge as assistant inspector. Nino rodent ologists left San Francisco to dav and a foreman and two more ro- dentoloerists leave tomorrow for .New Orleans Dcpj 1 1 ations ENFORCED. i Federal authorities today began the enforcement of strict quarantine regu lations on outgoing vessels as a part of the campaign for the eradication of bubonic plague. Under the personal direction of Surgeon G. M. Corput, of the public health service, the fumi gation of shipping In the local har bor was initiated early today, and will be continued until the contagion is stamped out. Regulations promulgated by Dr. Cor put require fumigation with diozide gas of vessels prior to loading, the placing of 36-inch rat guards on lines and hawsers immediately after dock ing, and the placing of guards on gangways. Despite the tact that the day w .us generally observed as a holiday, there was no let up in the clean-up cam paign now being carried on under tho supervision of Dr. Rupert Blue, surgeon-general of the federal public health service. A meeting of the state board of health was announced for noon, and it was expected that plans would be matured at the meeting for (Continued on Page Seven.) BU BON! SITUATION AQQIIMEC if NOW ; MORE AQPJTT ftUUU II LO SEROUS nui l.ui Gant Will It Will Be Held Dunn- i Latter Portion ir th Week ami Personnel ot Committees Will Then he Announced hv Chairman. j Chairman T. L. Gan I movement for the reca ead of tl commissioners, will a mass meet - j ing of citizens for this week, i Thursday or Friday night at tb house, when he will announce t! i issioty s court te per w Inch ization sonnet or tiie two committees he will appoint, one on organ and the other on recall petition Mr. Gant stated last night ; of the work in his charge is pri iiat all gress S time ir.g nicely and that he is tali in filling the committees for the rea- ! son that he wants jjood men on each i one in order that the movement will he made a success. The matter of the individual peti tions is also being handled. These wiil he drawn up this week and a large number printed so there will be no de lay in distributing them amonu the voters of the city. This feature of the recall campaign, says Chairman Gant, is meeting with much favor, for the reason that many people object to signing petitions which are carried all over the streets, while with the in dividual petition only Air. Cant and the clerk of the circuit court, where the petitions will later be filed, will know of the signers. There is some talk of the parties who are to become candidates for city commissioner, but Mr. Cant said last ni.uht that this matter had not yet come up for discussion. It is known however, that several business men of prominence have been ap proached by other parties with a view of having them become candidates. ASSURE FAIR TRIAL FOR CONDEMNED ENGLISHMAN Washington. July 4. Assurance has been gi-. en to the British embassy licri that George St. Clair Doug a the l;nglishman condemned to deatti as a spy by Constitutionalists, will have a fair trial. United States consul Hamm has left Durano at the order of the i state department for Zacatecas, whr' i Douglas is confined, to use his influence I in securing the Englishman's release. YOUNG AGUINALDO IS DESERTER FROM ARMY San Franslsco. July 4. A reward of $100 was offered yesterday by the United j States government for the apprehension : of Gutllermo Rodriguez Aguinaldo. aia I to be a son of the former leader of the ' Filipino Insurgents, when he was posted as a deserter from the United States navy at Verba Buena naval training station. Young Aguinaldo, who is 24, en- j listed at a'.t Lake City. June 20 and! was to have reported at Verba Buena, July 1, but he has not arlved. ELECTRICAL STRIKERS TO CONTINUE THE TROUBLE Pittsburg. July 4. The strike in the Westinghouse factories wil continue if the strikers abide by the result of yes- i terday's balloting. About four thousand men and women of the ten thousand who are out. cast their ballots and the leaders said today that 85 per cent voted to re Jeet tiie settlement proposed by the managements. LARGE CROWD WITNESSES YACHT RACES ACROSS PENSACOLA BAY; FLYING MACHINES A BIG FEATURE m ma m m m a m Bomb Wrecks a Tenement, Killing Least Three Men BY ASSOCIATED PRESS New York. July 4. A bomb of ter rilic power exploded either on the roof or on one of the upper floors of a six story flat house in Harlem today, wrecked a third of the building, killed at least three persons and injured oth ers. ( ne of the dead was Arthur Caron, a machinist and a leader on the In dustrial Workers of the World The two other known dead were women. The ex losion was ;it first attributed to dynamiting in a nearby subway ex cavation and in the excitement atten dant upon the collapse of the building, estimates of the dead ran us high as fifty. Inspector Kgan of the police bureau of combustibles, said that the bomb was powerful enough to have wrecked t no entii i I properly placed. neigh borhood Kersotis j blown from j glass was 'aron wai Ca pe. Win-; bui id ing we r street were their rieds and window shattered for blocks. found dead on a fire es her any occupants of the buried in the ruins it wa s The how at first Impossible to determine, police were Inclined to believe, ver that three will cover the total dead. The building, a was inhabited almost Jewish families. iuick structure. exclusively by by by Caron's body mans of car. Is Leonard Abbott, Speech League. was Identified in his pocket and president of the F He lived in the bu; ing where Caron h the explosion occurred, is been prominently Idei t;c1 witn the I . . antl was ar rested during reie of the union square demonstrations. The police began looking up his history on the theory that It might help to clear up the ex plosion. U. S. Minister to Greece is Asked For Resignation BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. il; idelphia, July 4. President Wil is requested the resignation of Fred Williams. American min ( Greece and Montenegro, as a of Mr. Williams' public state regarding the situation in Al This became known following II nts i nia. the president' i arrival here. Mr. Williams' own reports on his statements were taken up at the cab inet meeting yesterday and after wards Mr. Wilson decided their effect was such thai it would be improper for Mr. Williams to longer represent the Fnited States in the Balkans. It has been understood that Mr. Williams of his own accord h) for wa riled his resignat ion, but so fat ts could be learned here it has not received by the president. been WAS MINISTER BUT A VERY BRIEF PERIOD Washington. July 4. The term of George Fred Williams as minister to Greece ami Montenegro has been brief but has attracted much attention. A few weeks ago President Wilson, Sec retary Bryan and other officials wei e amazed by a published report that Mr. Williams had circularized the powers offering his services us a mediator in the Albanian crisis. State depart ment officials said then the minister had no authority to do so, but had heen given permission to visit Epirus and make a report upon conditions. Secretary Bryan called for a report on the Incident and Mr. Williams replied he was sending one by mail. While there is no confirmation more, it is believed in official circles that the minister's resignation is accompany ing that report. The concern of administration of ficials was increased recently by pub lication of an attack on the Albanian situation attributed to the minister. So far as known the powers have made no representations to Washing ton over the minister's activities, but officials would not have been sur prised if they had. Yesterday Presi dent Wilson personally called the at tention of the state department to the gravity of the situation and pointed out that no time should be lost in let ting the powers know Mr. Williams was acting without the instruction or approval of the I'nited States. The call for his resignation followed. JURY UNABLE TO AGREE IN CASE OF YOUNG GIFFORD Albany. X. V.. July i. The jury which is trying Malcolm Oifford. Jr. son of a wealthy Hudson manufacturer, for the murder of Frank J. t.'hute. a chauffeur, was called Into court by County Judge Uddington at 1" o'clock today and re ported that no verdict had been reached. The Jurors sa.id they did not wish furth instrui tionrf and were sent back to their room to continue their deliberations. The jury had b-en out 16 hours. NEW WINNER OF THE TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP Wmbledon, Kng., July 4 Norman E. Brookes of Australia w,n the AI!-com-ners lawn tennis singles championsnip todav, wresting the title from Anthony F. Filding of New Zeland, the holder, in three straight sets, 6-1. 6-4, and 7-. rwUl n. I LJXW-rVLjIVWrijrviMJ J TO SWELL NAVY'S FLYING SQUADRON AT PENSACOLA m aw l M m rmv I ft i fan: Two of Them of the Curtiss Type. One a Wright ami the Fourth a Burgess Dunn Will be Delivered This -Month. Pour new flying hydro-aeroplanes are to be added to the flying squadron of the United States navy at Pensa cola, They consist of two of the r -tiss type, one Wright and one Burgess-Dunne machine and will he de livered at the aviation school before the end of this month, according to the following special from Washington to the .New York World: "Four new hydro-aeroplanes will he added to the navy department's squad ron within the next month. Two of these are of the Curtiss tyre, which has been in' use for some time and h;is given general satisfaction. The third Is a Wright flying boat, differing from the Curtiss mainly in that it is "bobt ailed" instead of having a long afterbody, and its rudders are on the frame work of the machine instead of being on the boat body. "The fourth machine is of the Bur-gess-Dunne type, being the invention of n retired British army officer I'lmi'l Dunne-. It in modified to some extent by W. Starling American exi ert. Its is said to be inherent is claimed that this ni. to hold its position in Burgess, the ipecial feature si ibility. It ichine is able the air with- out the use artificial meat if gyroscopes or other The machine is be ing purchased mainly for experimental purposes, and It will be used at the navy's Pensacola aeronautic station. GOOD RECORD AT VERA CRUZ. "With the return of the navy's aero piano squadron from Vera Crux, which it lft on Junn 13, the most successful series of lllghts ever made for scouting purposes has been com pleted. Several flights were made every day. During the forty-three days' service of the aerial squadron over 250 flights were made without a fc ingle accident. The flights varied in duration from fifteen minutes to two hours and the average speed was about sixty miles an hour. The aero planes never failed in all this time to respond to a call for a scouting (light, "The number Of naval officers de tailed for aviation duty is now being increased from ten to twenty by the addition of a new class and within a year it Is expected to Increase the number to thirty-five. The new men are tirst given a course of preliminary instructions In the construction of mo tors and aeroplanes by the Burgess. Curtis ;-nd Wright companies. After this they go to the Pensacola station for six weeks for further instruction and then are expected to begin work in the air. They are picked from the applicants for this duty In the grades of ensign and lieutenant, junior grade, and liteutenants. After they h;ul begun to make actual flights they are allowed 35 per cent increase In pay. mainly because they are unable to get life insurance. SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS. "While at the present time there Is money available to purchase the four new flying-boats mentioned, which will bring up the navy's total to thir teen, it is likely that before long j appropriation for aviation purposes. The work done at Vera ruz nas drawn general attention to the navy's air squadron. "Because of the sale of the battle ship Mississippi to Greece, the navy aeroplanes must find a new "mother." The Mississippi has been used k-h the headquarters and home from the avia tion officers, and also as a training ship for aeronautical experiments." CHICAGO BUSINESS MEN TO MEET WITH PRESIDENT Chicago. July 4. The committee of Chicago business men selected to repre sent this city In the conferences to be held by President Wilson with business men of the country, will leave for Wash ington on Tuesday, it was announced. The con. "nittee Is headed by Joseph H. Defreew. of the Chicago Association of Commerce, which named Uf delegation. Mr. Defrees is a former President of the Chicago Bar Association. The other delegates are members of large firms dis tributing merchandise In tills territory. Death of Veteran Lake Skipper Who Spent Early Life in South B V ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, July 4. The death of Cap tain Andrew Lewis, fc3, veteran lake captain at his home yesterday, closed i a career wnicn embraces many strange experiences. In 149 he was shanghaied o;;t of San Francisco as a boy on board a bark bound for Liverpool. Lewis and another lad of his own age were the only persons on board who knew any thing of seamanship except the offi cers. The rest of the crew had been shanghaied like themselves, as Cali fornia was gold mad and crews could be obtained in no other way. They were tailors, farmers, shoemakers and other tradesmen. Lewis was born on the island of Gothland in the Baltic sea. His parents died and he was ap prenticed as a cabin boy when he was T it. aiosi duccessmi Kegattu lMiivcnbythePensa- 1 ciub AVIATOR MADE THE BEST TIME Covered the Two ami Half Mile Course in Four Min utes antl Thirty-Eight Seconds All of the Races Were Close and Inter ested the Large Number f Spectators. Yesterday's regatta of the Pensacola Yacht Ciub was the most successful ever given by that organization and one of the best ever witnessed on the gulf coast. The spectators, over two thousand In number, crowded Santa Rosa island, and enjoyed the finishes of each event, some of which were very close. There was only one han dicap racev all the others starting at the same time and the one Iirn1 across the Hue wis the winner, so the pub lie was enabled to know ot the end of each evrt which was the winner. The visitors as well as the PeilSH cola people wero given a rare tr il during the races by the aviators nt tle navy ya.pd. who made several flight over the Island and bay. It wits tho first sight many of the visitors had of a flying boat and they en.ioved the feat tire as much If not more tluui do boat races. IDEAL WEATHER. The weather was Ideal for the ra and not a single accident marred tlv afternoon end furthermore, the p gram was carried through without d lay. The winners of the various event follow : Race launch. Race Race Race No. 1. Oscar Davenport' No. 2. -"The Tourist." No. 3. "Katharine." No. 6. "Dream." Race ,Ko. 7. The :n Race No. 8,-JThe H.viator." One of the feature of the rV the "Aviator." the speed boar entered by the navy aviators. Bhn was to have been pitted against W. A. Dunham's hydroplane but the en gines of the latter were not working smoothly and she was withdrawn. The A'iator, however, went over the course for an exhibition run and attained a speed of about thirty miles an hour. The time and finishes of cacb of C' entries follows: RACE NO. 1. Ojitboard tries, Oscar 2:30, finish Motor Boats Three en Davenport wlnne.r; start. 2:52:30. No liuish for other two. RACE Cabin Launches, der Three en trie Bingham owner: I. NO. 2. of 8 miles and tin - , Peep V Day. awrence s.. stagno Bros., owners, and Tourist, McKenz-ie Oerting, owner. Tourist the winner; start 3 p. m., finish 3:18: J3; Dawronce S., second. Peep O' Day, third. RACE NO. 3. Cabin launches of over eight and un der ten miles Five entries, Reeba. Dunham, owner: Annie W., Thos. C. Watson, owner; Dixie R.. Rog owner; Katherlne, B, Rocheblave. owner; Spitfire, of New Orleajis; start 3:30. Reeba finished at 4:03:38:: An nle W., at 1:01:23; Dixie R. at 4:01:, and Katharine finished 4:55, aud win ning the race. Fourth and fifth races postponed. RACE NO. 6. Cruiser race for the gulf champion ship Four entries, Dixie, owned by Rogers; Elizabeth by Mackie; Waif by McClure; Dream by Bhetterly. Htart 5 p. m.; Dream finished f,:30:40 and was winner, others finishing as fol lows: Waif, 5:31; Elizabeth, B:S1:08, The Dixie R., which was allowed s handicap of four minutes, finished last. RACE NO. 7. Ppeed Boats Four entries: Or a owned by Dunham: Gem. entered ly Oerting: Ram, entered by Gonzalez, and Farulu. owned by Oerting. Start at 5:4n and finished as follows: Ora, 6:01:32; Gem, 6:03:07; Ram, :O5:B0; Farulu, 6:03:52. Ora the winner, with Gem the second and Ram last. (Continued on Page Seven ) 9 years old. Cruelty drove him to run away and at 12 years old he was found lying in the snow on his moth er's grave where he had gone to die A nobleman passing in a sleigh saw the boy and took him home and cared for him. The lure of the sea had been born In Lewis, however. He ran away and shipped on a vessel bound for South America. He went to California Just before the gold rush on a vessel car rying portable houses from Stockholm. Sweden. Lewis fought through the Civil war on the union side. He slipped out of Mobile after war was declared, Jut in time to avoid conscription Into the Confeedrate navy. Captain Lewis came to Chicago aft er the war, married here and for man years commanded lake piearaers.