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mnfmh PENSACOLA WEATHER WEST FLORIDA The Coming Garden Spot of the Nation. rm Tuesday and Wedna Partly cloudy with local thundarshowers Tuesday Yesterday's Temprature; Highest, 91 degrees, low est, 75 degrees. VOL. XVII. NO. 188. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 7, 1914. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. mtn 'THREE MEMBERS RESERVE BOARD ARE CONFIRMED They With the Secretary of Treasury and Comptroller Can Conduct Business. TWO OTHERS HELD UP BY THE SENATE Paul M. Warburg of New York Will Ask the Presi dent to Withdraw His Name and Will Refuse to Appear Before Committee Thomas D. Tones of Chicago Explains His Harvester Connections. BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 6. The nomina tions of Charles S. Hamlin W. P .G. Harding and A. C. Miller, as members of the federal reserve board were con firmed by the senate late today. They j.robably -will take the oath of office In a few days. With secretary of the treasury and comptroller of the cur rency, they will make a quorum of the board and can transact the pre liminary business of the new banking system. The nominations of Paul M. War- Jones of Chicago, have not been act ed on by the banking and currency committee and probably won't be be fore the end of the week. It was said thai Warbug intended making the president withdraw his name. Acting Chairman Hitchcock of the banking committee tonight wired Warbug to nppear before the committee Thurs day. It was suggested that he prob ably would decline. Jones was before the committee to day for four hours and answered Questions regarding his connection with the International Harvester and New Jersey Sine Companies, both so called trusty. Jones said he and his (brother acquired stock in the zinc company by trading in the company 1hey acquired and in payment of a debt. He bought one share of the Harvester stock to become a director of the company a the request of Cy rus R. McCormick. an old friend. He nii larrd his belief that the acts of the company, since he became a di rector were legal. The approval of his nominution is expected by a small vote. Borah Asks for Open Sessions Of Treaty Probe BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. "Washington, July 6. Senator Borah legan a right tod;' to force considera tion of the Colon i, i n and Nicaraguan treaties in open session. He present ed a resolution also calling for the publication . t all investigations by the foreign relations committee. It was put over until tomorrow under the rules. "!f I cannot ge the consent of the Ben 'te to have this Nicaraguan treaty conquered in the open," said Senator Boi . i. "I will be forced to disregard the rules of the senate. I have not attended a single session of the com mitter since the present hearings be gan because I did not propose to sub mit the results of my Investigation to the clamp of secrecy in executive ses sion. If the Nicaraguan treaty is no-ought out into the open it will die as It ought to die. I believe It is the irtgrowth of deception, fraud, tyranny, and corruption, and I'm prepared to show it." Senator Borah declared that the treaty was not being negotiated with "the people of Nicaragua or the offi cers they have set up and elected," but with "puppets we ourselves set up In their government." "Under the rules the resolution went ever until tomorrow. A resolution to investigate how the secret doings of the committees get Into the newspapers was adopted. Two Hundred Cadetships to be Filled at West Point Academy BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. "Washington, July 6. Upwards of ifwo hundred cadetships at the West Point military academy are to be flUed In 1915. In response to numer ous inquiries on the subject from all over the country, the war department today announced the list of cadetships Cor which candidates are to be ap pointed to the academy on the nomi nations of senators and representa tives In congress for the examination to be held beginning th las Tuesday tin March of nex year. Appointments are to be made by senators from twenty-seven states and by representatives from thirty-one states. The list of the states with the names of the senators who are to make appointments Include the fol lowing: crt- riortoa. iryan; WAIT PATCHING OP THE VILLA- ROW This Must Be Finished Be fore Any Other Steps Can be Taken. GEN. ANGELES IS CENTER OF DISPUTE He Was Recently De nounced by Gen. Car ran za as a Federal Spy Re ports Are That Families of Gen. Huerta and Those of Some of His Generals Have Left Mexico City for Puerto, Mexico. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 6. It was gen erally believed here tonight that sev eral days will elapse before an ar rangement can be made for a meet ing to settle Mexico's international troubles. The Torreon conference be tween Villa's and Carranza's generals will be finished first. Carranza's agents here received re ports today from Torreon. which they said encouraged the belief that the dispute will be amicably settled. The case of General Angeles, recently de nounced by Carranza is said to be the chief matter of contention. Argentine minister Noan, one of the South American mediators, today dis cussed mediation with Bryan. After the conference Noan expressed the hope that the constitutionalists will settle troubles and Carranza will authorize a conference with the Hu erta delegates. Such a conference probably would be held in New York. There were no. official comment on the reports that ttuerta was re-elected in yesterday's election in the fed eral controlled territory. The rumor still persisted that Huerta intended to make Lascurian president. Unofficial reports said Huerta's family and those of some of has generals had left Mex ico City during the day for Puerto, Mexico. One Bid of Six Million Dollars Buys a Railroad BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. "Wichita, Kan., July 6. The Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railroad was sold here today for $6,001,000 to the re-organization committee represent ing the bondholders of the company. The bid was made by A. M. Wickwire of New York city. There were no other bidders. Application for the receivership of the Kansas City, Mexico and Orient Railway, which the federal court sold here today to a re-organization com mittee of New York and London capi talists, was made before Judge John C. Pollock in the federal court in Kan sas City, Kas., March 7, 1912. Eleven receivers were appointed to take over the company's affairs in Kansas, Ok lahoma and Texas. Immediately after ward the holders of the company's stocks and bonds began work on plans for the re-financing and reoganization of the road and fifteen million dollars of European capital was raised for the purpose of finishing the road and putting it into operation from Kansas City to the Pacific Coast of Mexico. On April 27 last. Judge Pollock, hav ing been informed the reorganization committee had completed ins plan for the rehabilitation of the Orient, or dered its sale for an amount not un der 6,000.000. It was announced that the new com pany, headed by Edward Dickinson as president, will assume full manage ment and will begin the work of ex tending the road from Wichita to Kansas City. Now aiexlco, Catron; Xorth Carolina, Overman; Tennessee, Shields. The list of states with the districts from which cadetships are to be filled on the nominations of representatives include: Alabama, third, fourth and sixth districts; Arkansas, first to the seventh districts inclusive; Florida, second and third districts; Georgia, second, third, fourth, eighth, eleventh, and tweU'th districts: Louisiana, first and fifth districts; aiississippi, first, fourth, sixth and eighth districts; Xorh Carolina first, fifth, ninth and tenth districts; Oklahoma fourth and fifth oistricts; South Carolina sixth and seventh districts; Tennessee, first, fourth, ninth and tenth dis tricts; Texas, first. second, fourth, sixth, seventh, ninth, tenth, eleventh. and fifteenths disricts and Represcn CARRANZA n- ; -j tatlve tiarrett. lrginia, r::tn a acta. BRING SECRET MESSAGE FROM CARRANZA Alfredo Brecada (left) Washington. July 6. The state- ment of Alfredo Breceda, Carranza -erresentati ve in Washington, admit ting that the Carranza-Villa feud had been patched up only temporarily, in dicates that as &Kn as the present Constitutiouatists'eampa'.gu triumphs in Mexico there Wili be heated quar rels between" tiw- leaders over the spoils which big business stands ready to offer for future favors. According to Signor Breceda., who is General Carran.a's private secretary, Villa has been made the dupe of Gen. Filipe Angfles, who has ambitions of his own and really is a Cientifico at Police Will Suppress Activity Annrchists Blows from Axe Wipe Out Family Of Four Germans BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, July 6. A family of four was wipea .oy mows irom an ae at their home in the German settlement of Blue island, a suburb, last night. The victims were Jacob Xeslesla, a German laborer, aged 52 years, their daughter, aget' 25 years, and the lat ter's infant child. The crime was dis covered by Jacob Xeslesla, Jr. Whether the butchery was the work of a ma niac or of a person seeking revenge was not disclosed in the first investi gation. I: was lentrned that the young mother of the Infant had been living away from her husband for some time and efforts to find him were begun. His name was said to be Hamilton. Each of the slain was struck in the head. Xeslesla slept in a front bed room on the first finer of the Utile frame dwelling. In the attic the two wo men and the infant had their beds. The axe was found near these beds, indicating to the police that Neslesla was the first victim. Jacob Xeslesla, Jr.. a son of the older couple, living In another part of Blue island, is a track laborer and went to the home of his parents, which is near the tracks, to get a pail of water. He discovered the bodies after calling members of the family in vain. This afternoon a corrected list of the victims was given out as follows: Jacob Xeslesla. 72 years oid; street sweeper. Mrs. Anna Xeslesla. wife of Jacob, aged 65. Mrs. Martha Mansfield, 2 4. daugh ter of above. Two-year-old daughter of Mrs. Mansfield. Bloody linger prints on the axe han dle were photographed. Search was instituted for William Mansfield, hus band of Martlia who is alleged to have deserted her a year ago. and for Michael Cherwir.k. The latter was compelled to vacate the Xeslesla house three weeks agei by the landlord in order to make way for the new ten ants. He is said to have uttered threats acainst the landlord and Xes lesla. Mansfield has not been seen in Blue island since he left his wife. and F. R. Villavincencio. ' heart. Carranza's power, however, j well as his popularity, according to . breceda, has impressed Villa, with the result that he and the first chief have entered into an offensive allinace against Huerta, the primary purpose of which is to crush the Cientificos. That done, they will take up the sec ondary considerations, chief of which Is Villa's share of tht spoil?. Signor Breceda was accompanies! here- by V. it. Villavicencio, his private secretary. They stated that they brought a "secret message" from car runza to the . 'onstitutionalist junta here. Will Drive This Organiza- . t , . , . tion. the Industrial rk - ers oi, the World Others I'Yom Xew City. and York BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Xew "York, Ju'y 6. The police to clay planned a campai ri to suppress the activities of the anarchists. In dustrial Workers of the World, and kindred organizations. This is tlie I result of the dynamite explosion which Saturday wrecked a Harlem apart ment house, killing four persons. Arthur Caron. and Charles Borg, killed were reputed to be industrial workers of the members and Carl Xansen was tillied with tlie anar chists. The first move in the campaign may be a decision by the city authorities to refuse to permit a puhlie funeral of the three men named. Alexander Berkman, an anarchist, has announced to his followers that he is arranging for a funeral in Union square Sat urday. It was also suggested that the police ask the health authorities to order the bodies buried at once. At Tarrytown today, where Caron and Berg were due to be tried in con nection with the anti-Rookefeiier de monstrations, these trials and nine others were postponed for two weeks. SOUVENIRS PRESENTED BY BRITISH PEACE ENVOYS Ixindon. July 6. The British delegates to trie International congress of Chamber of Commerce held in Boston in 1912 today presented to the Boston Chamber of Commerce, a silver nip and salver as souvenirs of their visit to the Cnited States. The cup bears the quotation from a speech of Former President Wil liam H. Taft; "What can be done towards pear," nnd the British delegates' reply. "Let the nations combine to prevent the hor rors of war." CANNON IS OPPOSED FOR THE NOMINATION Danville, TH.. July 6. Dr. E. B. Cooley. a physician of Danville, today announced his candidacy for the republican nomina tion in congress, in opposition to Joseph G. Cannon in the ISth Illinois district. GOVERNMENT WILL HAVE GREAT BUILDING Washlngton, July 6. Appropriation for a eovemmviit uuuuuie ai me cn r ran - Is o exposition wa-- In ased $o"0. .ft., in the sundry anoro:, nation bill re-1 ported today to tfea seoate. I ABOUT $40,000 FOR NAVY YARD IMPROVEMENTS Navy Department Allots This Amount for Work To be Done There MONEY AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY Macadam Roads in the Yard and Around Naval Hospi tal Are Provided Presi dent Dobson of the Cham ber of Commerce Work ing' to Secure Some Unex pended Balances. The navy department has Just al- I lotted to the Pensaeola navy yard, ap proximately $40,000 for improvements, a part of which will consist macadam roads in the yard and around the- na val hospital. By items the allotments are as follows: Maintenance Repairs and preservation .. . io.ouo . 10,000 4,004 2.. ".00 Contingent Remodelling buildings Road around naval hospital Remodelling huildings and roads within yard 4.SO0 Tcta! $;:tt,700 i President Dobson of the Chamber of Commerce has been working on the allotments for some time and he Is also working to get about $7,000 of an unexpended balance of the old hurri cane damages appropriation for a macadam road from the navy yard to the naval hospital. The allotment as itemized in the foix-iroing is available for use at once. Coroner Trying To Unravel the Murder Mystery r.T ASSOCIATED PRESS. Freeport. N. V.. July 6. The inquest into the death of Mrs. Douise Bailey, wife of a New York manufacturer, who was shot and killed last Tues day night while In consultation with Or. Edwin Carman, a prominent Free- port pnysictan in his office, was re sinner! today. Assistant District Attorney Weeks exhibited an unopened box of thirty eight calibre revolver cartridges, which he said ho had found in the at tic of tlie Carman home. Dr. Carman told him, said Mr. Weeks, that he did not know how the cartridges came to DC m ins house. A oS-caiibre bullet ! killed Mrs Raiiev ! The first witness called today was I yrlles n Mexico win ue exienaea 10 Celia Coleman, a negro maid in the Include Spanish and Swiss proper Carman home. She said airs. Carman lrs- Mr- Riano, the Spanish am- cnnin :t i ti m or ha.vi n f i nvi L'l rn ; n 1 that she was going up stairs. The. witness saw her leave the diningroom and later heard footsteps she believed v ere those of Mrs. Carman on th stairs. She admitted having talked with George Levy, Mrs. Carman's attorney, the morning after the murder. She insisted tha.t no one else was present at the conference. "Do you know what perjury means?" asked the district attorney. The witness answered that she did. The district attorney then asked if she had not told him previously that Airs. Carman was present. The wit ness said she did not remember. Celia Coleman also admitted that she had signed a paper for Mr. Ievy without reading it or without having it read to her. Mrs. Jennie Duryea. mother of Mrs. Bailey, testified that her daughter had been complaining of feeling bad and that it was she who urgxl her to go to a doctor. William Bailey, husband of the mur dered woman, said his wife had not complained to him of feeling ill and he was not aware that she ever knew of Dr. ''arman. Madeline Bailey, 17-year-old daugh ter of the Baileys. said that her mother had never mentioned Dr. Car man s name to ner. Charles Anderson, a negro youth, j then testified that as he was passing the Carman house about 8 o'clock last Tuesday night, he heard a report he thought was caused by a fire cracker. He looked in the yard and saw a man I running toward the back fence. The man jumped over the fence and An derson later saw him emerge from an alley in the next street. After the examination of several witnesses, the inquest was adjourned until Wednesday to allow the district attorney to get additional ones to tes tify. man. STEAMSHIP ARRIVALS Vurk, July ;. Arrived: Steamers Xew Columbia. Glasgow Moltke. Naples; Canada, Marseilles. ti- T TV U., f T. r. T ,1, i lin " " - whnimnriv n7 Swain would have the power to ap- try districts, according to an tntima- near here. who strong y resembles Ur members of the nominating tion thrown out by Philander P. Clax- Carman and dres an automobile of ommttee to represent any state of ton, United States commissioner of the same t pt . reposed to the i-roe- lnftre prent no more education today. Mr. Claxton said: port police that earlj this morning two delegates. Tins gave the that he had talked the matter over while driving his machine not far pamlnistration a decree of power that with Mr. Carnegie and although ha from where Dr. Caiman was fired had no( been counted in its favor and has not the authority to say Mr. Car- upon lafri nigi -t a man stanumg oe- h to tne supporters of negie will donate the sum desired, the side the road fired one shot at h.m. v5d Sla Jr.rdan. matter was well received by tlie steel Hall is a long time friend of Dr. Car- in the campalan conducted memate HAVE CAUGHT NO RATS SHOWING PLAGUE INFECTION BY ASSOCIATED PRKSP. New Orleans. July 6. None f the several thousand rats examined here have showd traces of bu bonic plague, the health author ities announced today. Surgeon -Oenerai Blue, of the United St iles health serioe, formally took charge of the situation today and appealed to the women to assist in a clean-up campaign. WEST ELORIDA BANKERS WILL ATTEND MEETING All of the National Banks oi Pensaeola Will Represented. he WILL RECOMMEND BOARD OF DIRECTORS Meeting W ill be in Mont gomery and the Wesl Florida Bankers ill Pre sent the Name of . II. Milton a a Director in Class A. Group 2 Meet On Wednesday . Pensaeola and West Florida bankers will attend in lare number, the convention of bankers which meets at Montgomery Wednesday for die purpose of considering and making recommendations for a board of di rectors for the new regional bank in the sixth district, which is to Ue lo- cated in Atlanta. R. W. Goodhart, president of Ihe National Hank of Commerce of Pen- sft:y,- Jrl::' left iast-nlght for Montgomery. Prea ident J. S. Reese of the Citizens and People's Bank and President C . Lamar of the American Nat ion. ti Bank will go today. It is understood that the West Florida bankers will present the name of W H. Milon as a director in Class A, Croup -. Directors in this class and croup will be selected from hanks having a capital and surplus of from $60,000 to $10.000. The convention will assemble Wed- j nesday and will probably conclude its business that day. UNCLE SAM TO LOOK AFTER PROPERTIES BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 6, The asree ment between the United States and 'Ireat Britain to protect mining prop- 1 ',L ' a x,- j ......... to admit his country as wed as hvvit zerland to the compact. This means that Great Britain, the Cnited States, Spain and Switzerland will ont support diplomatically any claims to interests in mining prop erties acquired by their nations sub sequent to January 1. 1913, which are affectfd by cancellations or confisca tion resulting from the Inability of bona fide owners to meet obligations because of military operations. PLUMBERS WILL FACE CHARGES BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Des Moines, July 6. Thirty-six plumbers from eight centra! states will appear before Judge Smith M' Pherson In the federal court here to morrow to answer an indictment charging them with violation of tne. Sherman anti-trust act. Twenty of the plumbers are resi dents of Iowa. Three are from Ne braska, three from Illinois, one from Indiana, four from Wisconsin, one from Minnesota, three from North Dakota and one from Michigan. Th y are expected to plead guilty. One Hundred Millions From Carnegie for More Libraries BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. St. Paul, July 6. Southern dele gates to the convention of the Na tional Education Association, who have been campaigning for the elec tion of Prof. David H. Johnson of Rock Hill, S. C. to the presidency of the association, were Disturbed today when it was announced that President by the friends of the two -andidaiea was at fever heat and the election of members of the nominating commit tee representing the various states was eagerly awaite COUNTY BOARD WILL OECREASE RATE OF TAXES !j aluation of County Proper- ty Increases from $12, )00,000 to $14,600,000 RECEIVE BOOKS AT SPECIAL MEETING Members Present T'nvored .! Reduction and the Matter Will he Settled at Meeting Tonight Understood the State, in View of the In crease, ill Also Reduce Ihe Rale. j The value of taxable properly it i Escambia county increased this year from $ 1 2, 00,000 to 114.600,090, accord ing to the 1 ks of Tax Assessor Kiohards as presented to the board of county commissioners in special session last night. In view of the In crease the sentiment among the mem -; ben pit-sent wits for a reduction thu i i will tiring to the county the Maine ' amount of revenue the coming year as , that received the present year Messrn, Saunders, Dunham and Bheppard were present and owing io the ab sence of Chairman Harrlnesui and Coin mlssioner McOurdy the matter of ti ing tin rate wad postponed until to- night. Tlie Increase in the valuation i amount! to 1 ,700,000 and is dtie to , the fact that tlie value on practically all property in the county was In creased by the assessor and Ins n -l sistaats. It is understood that the state, in view of the increases made b) all counties in their assessed valuation., will decrease the- state rate one or more mills and the county board 'an make a like reduction. The present rate Is 23 mills and ft Is likely thai t the board at its meeting loinulu reduce this to at least null both state and county purpose. .1 railway official KILLED FROM FALL BY ASS d ATeT PTtrcSW. St. I-ouis. July 6. The death of Martin L. Clardy, vice president and general Solicitor of the Missouri Pa i- ;io Railroad and former congressman which occurred last night, was eftttsed by a fall against a radiator. It v BS learned today. Mr. Clardy. though 77 ye.irs old, was In comparatively good health. Last night he fell while walking into tli ha!' of his home. His head utruck a radiator and death resulted before the arrival of a physician. MORRIS SURE OF POST IN SWEDEN Washington, July 0. The nomina tion of Ira H. Morris, of Chicago t. be minister to Sweden was prepared today by President Wilson for trans mission to the senate. Representative Peters of Massach i setts is foremost among those whom the president Is considering for ap pointment as assistant secretary of the treasury to succeed Char lee It, Hamlin, appointed to the federal re serve board. RECEIVERS FOR LORIMER BANKS Chicago, July 6. Receivers wer asked for three of the Lorimer-Man-day string of small banks today. The banks cloned with the failure of the parent bank, the IaSalle Street Trust a.nd Savings Bank. They are-: The state bank of Calumet, the II nois State Bank of Chicago and the Ashland-Twelfth State Bank. The application was made by Wil liam R. Freedman, attorney for cer tain depositors. It is charged that $75,000 of city deposits allotted to the Calumet bank, and smaller city de posits allotted to the other two branch banks, never reached them and srere in fact deposited in the La Saltle street bank. It is further alleged that certain stockholders in the bank never paid for their stock. Asseuu ment of stockholders under the double liabiliy act IB requested. Women made their appearance in the campaign today, some of tnem openly declaring they were not in fa vor of Prof. Johnson's election be cause they charged he did not fairly discriminate between men and women teachers. Andrew Carnesie may contribute $100,000,000 to build libraries In COUB- mssnu 'Mr. Carneg.e was exiremejy inter ested in the proposal," said Mr. Clax ton. "and asked just how large a sum would be necessary to carry out the project."