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PENSACOLA WEATHER SECTION ONE PeMeaeola, July 19. ! Temperature fellow: I-ocaJ thowtrt ' Sunday I Highest, 83 degrees; low end Monday; light winds I est, 76 degrees. 5 VOL. XVII. NO. 200. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 19, 1914. PRICE. FIVE CENTS. : : i ANOTHER CASE PLAGUE IS DISCOVERED AWhite Girl, Ten Years of Age, Is Found Suffering From the Malady. MAKES THE SIXTH CASE DISCOVERED Announcement Is Made By Dr. W. G. Rucker of the United States Public Health Service Freight Leaving New Orleans Will Be Inspected to See ! That No Rats Are Con cealed In Cars. BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. New Orleans, July 18. The sixth case of bubonlo plague was discover ed here today. Helen Soell, aged ten, white, was found to be suffering from the malady. The announcement was made by Dr. W. o. Rucker of the Uni ted States health service. The girl was stricken Thursday and her condi tion Is serious. She hi isolated. She lives within six blocks of the place where the first case was discovered. force of men .under the direction of health officers today began In specting; all freight leaving here by rail to see that no rats are In the cars. "Women of the civic federation and four committees are promoting a dean -crp campaign. PRESIDENT TAKES A LENGTHY WALK ' BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington. July 18. President WTtacm took a short walk through the business section of the city this morn ing aqd attended to some business at his bank.- His appearance, following his recent slight Illness attracted much interest. He gave up his usual Sat urday morning game of golf and re mained in bed late. Apparently he had entirely recoivered from his in digestion. He planned to see no call era Q uiet Prevails In Prairie Creek Mining District BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Tort Smith. Ark., July 18. Quiet prevailed during lost night and early today in the Prairie Creek Mining dis trict where yesterday a clash occurred between several hundred striking min ers and their sympathisers and mine guards, resulting in the rout of the guards and the destruction of property estimated to be worth about $200,000. Lon Korrls, sheriff of Sebastln coun ty said today re-ports that two non union miners had been killed in yes terday's rioting were unfounded. Ten men whom the authorities at Hartford allege are, union miners were arrested today on the charge of inciting a rioting in connection with the destruction of the mining proper ties yesterday. Subpoenaes have also been issued for twenty more. SHERIFF AND POSSE GUARD MINE PROPERTY Bellalre, Ohio, July 18. Sheriff Jno. H. Anderson, and fifty deputies were busy last night aiid early today guard ing mining properties on rumors that Industrial Workers of the World had threatened to blow them up. . No ar rests were made. The opinion was expressed here to day that Sheriff Anderson would have difficulty in following the advice of 'iov. Cox and swearing in 300 deputies. Many citizens have already declared they will not serve. BUBOfJin NIW ORLEANS Catholics in Mexico to Appeal To Carranza to Settle Troubles BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Laredo, Tex., July 18. The alleged attitude of the constitutionalists to ward the Catholio church in Mexico, has resulted in an unusual situation today in Nueve Laredo, Mexico, oppo site here. Weddings, baptisms and even funerals for Catholics either must be held without their customary religious services, or else those ser vices are obtained only after unusual difficulty. The Catholics are awaiting I the outcome of an appeal to Carranza "Vo settle their troubles. Soon after the occupation of Nuevo Laredo by the Constitutionalists un der Major Sato, he ordered the occu pation of the Catholic church and the priest. Father Igles, was deported to the American side, his furniture and other effects being siezed by the sold 4c4 and, taken from $hja.&urch,i The GAfJT GRATIFIED WITH RESULT OE EIRST WEEK UF THE CAMPAIGN Result When Ascertained, He Says, Will Be Com plete and Satisfying. CARD SYSTEM IS A UNIQUE METHOD Mr. Gant Takes Occasion to Say There Has Never Been a Thought of Per sonal Gain on His Part and He Is Not Nor Will He Be a Candidate For Any Pffice. The first week of the reca.ll move ment was brought to a close last night and Chairman Gant and all who have assisted him In the work of getting out the card petitions and other work were highly gratified with the suc cess of the movement. It was not until last Monday that the movement was really started, for many of the voters did not receive their letters un til then and even now there are hun dreds who have been unable to say whether or not they favor the recall for the reason that the letters were not properly addressed. Three hun dred of these letters were sent out yesterday and this time they will reach their destination. At recall headquarters last night when a Journal representative called Chairman Gant stated that the cam paign would be continued through the coming week, as he desired to get ex pressions from all the voters of the city. He took -occasion to brand as false statements put out 1sy certain parties that he desired office, and de clared he is not now a candidate, nor will he be ono for any city office. When asked regarding the state ment published in the afternoon to the effect that one of the commissioners would publish the names of all recall petition signers Mr. Gant declared that such would not be done, and then add ed: "If this commissioner only knew the very large number of good citi zens who have signed these petitions he would not desire any publicity." CARD SYSTEM IS UNIQUE. The card system, which was adopt ed by Mr. Gant in securing the wishes of the people registered, is as unique as is satisfactory. So far as is known this is the first instance on record where it has been employed in secur ing an expression of the people in a recall campaign. Mr. Gant last night issued the fol lowing on the week's work: "One week has passed since the re call petitions were sent out to the voters In the malls. It is with in tense gratification that I have watch ed the expression of the public mind on a matter of so much importance. When I was named chairman and de cided to accept the honor Imposed up on me, my desire was to obtain a run and free and absolutely uninfluenced vote on the recall. I felt that the matter should be settled speedily, and cast about for a method which would be beyond criticism and at the same time answer the requirements. At that the results have been far beyond my expectations. There are many inci dents of surpassing Interest which the big Incoming mail has registered, both pathetic and ludicrous. The main point which it has brought out however. Is that there Is tremendous interest in the matter, shown by the fact that so many hundreds, uninfluenced by personal requests, and of their own free will, have put themselves on rec ord. "The method has proved absolutely satisfactory. No one has approached the voters with arguments. There is no accusation nor specific complaint on the face of the petition Itself. Noth--j lng but the coolest judgment of the individual in the sanclty of his own home has been brought into play. The result, when ascertained, will be com plete and satisfying. "As to myself, there has never been in my mind a single thought of per sonal gain. I am not. nor shall I be a Continued on Page Five church since has been used as a bar racks for a portion of the soldiers, some of whom are constantly on guard and refuse permission to civilians to enter. Women of prominent families re cently went to Col. Murieta with a pe tition that the church be given to the public for a primary school. Murieta answered that he would not permit the building to be used for any purpose than its present use, as a barracks, nor will the priest be permitted to re turn to Nuevo Laredo. The Catholic people are without re ligious services of any sort, except a Protentant mission. The only ser vice people of Nuevo Laredo can se cure ars those of priests from the American side of the river in case of a deaUi f ci anger oua Illness, DeSOlO HOSPITAL, WHltH ERECIED BY SIST&RS ' - . - - : Proposals for the erection of this handsome building, estimated to cost more than $200,000. exclusive of the site, will be opened in Emmetsburg, Md., tomorrow morning and the contract awarded shortly thereafter. It will be one of the most complete hospital buildings in the south and the equipment will be as modern as cn be secured. Mr. Daniel! States His Side of City Property Recovery Case CITY COMMISSIONERS SAY ORDINANCE-AGREEMENT WILL NOT NOW BE PASSED Pensacola, Fla., July 18, 1914. Mr. H:. H. Boyer and other citizens of Pensacola. Gentlemen: We -.vere pleased to receive the peti tion which you recently .submitted to us "protesting against the passage of the proposed ordinance authorizing the making of a contract with Lee Daniell and Aubrey Maura, for the re covery by suits, of property which it is thought the city owns, etc." The preparation of the ordinance and the form of agreement followed the consideration of several proposi tions for quieting the titles to various pieces of property which have been in doubt for many years, owing to the condition of the records both in the city and county, and because of the failure cf the congress of the United states to make any confirmation of the titles. To expedite the matter, and to save the city as much litigation and ex pense as possible in recovering such of said property as the city was LEGAL LY AND JUSTLY entitled to, act uated us in conducting the negotiations with Messrs Ianiell and Maura. These negotiations HAD NOT BEKN CLOSED, and although public notice CONGRESSMAN WILSON TO NAME PENSACOLA POSTMASTER MONDAY DICTATOR WILL NOT LEAVE ANY FRIENDS BEHIND Huerta Is Unwilling to De part Without Those Who W ish tO ACCOmpany Jrlim Into Exile- -Cannot Se cure a Ship. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Puerta, Mexico. July IS. General Huerta is unwilling to leave any j friends who wish to accompany him without doubt prove universally Into exile. Therefore he has delayed poplar at Chipiey. his departure at least a day. He The Pensacola postmaster ship will could not get a ship to carry the others ; he settled Monday upon the return of Huerta contemptutous of his enemies, j Congressman Wilson. J. Walter Ke shrugged his shoulders at the delay hoe is here representing the inter but the others showed disappointment. 1 ests of Hancock and Mackey and Huerta spent a dull day. He called j Jones are also here. on the commanaer oi trie cruisei Dresden. Senora Huerta and other women of ! B. S. Hancock left last night for the party were debarked from the j Washington to presS his application British cruiser Bristol. They boarded ; for the appointment of postmaster at the Mexican Gunboat Zaragoza. j Pensacola. He will arrive there Mon- The first organized rebellion against day morning. the new government will be headed j by Pascual Oroxco, according to the i STATE TROOPS NOT news reaching Huerta"s camp today. J NEEDED IN DISTRICT Orozco it is reported, intends to start j Columbus, Ohio, July 18. That the operations at Queretaro. j situation lr. the mine strike zone of ; Belmont county does not justify the ARMISTICE VIRTUALLY IN 'sending of state troops to that vlein- EFFECT THROUGHOUT MEXICO I ity was the substance on an official re- I port made today to Governor Cox by Washington, July 18. An armistice I Major Harold Rush of the Ohio Na virtually is in effect throughout Mexi- i tional guard who investigated condi co Though no formal agreement has 1 tions in B.mont county as the gover be'en made between the opposing fac- n:.r's confidential agent. Major Rush Hons, there is an apparent intention reports that the situation Has been 4j menacing but that the local author- XContinued oa Pass Five-X . lities are capable of handling it. had been given by publication &EV RAL TIMES IN PENSACOLA NEWSPAPERS that such negotiations were pending, and after the ordinance had been read twice in open session of the board without any objection havir.tr been made. WE DECIDED ON JULY 9th, and BEFORE THE JOUR NAL'S PUBLICATION, TO DEr'ER ACTION THEREON until the same had been published in full for the in formation of the public. It was not our Intention, or purpose, to cause litigation or work any hard ship upon INNOCENT PEOPLE, or, as we have heretofore stated, to adopt the ordinance or agreement tmtil due 'publication had been given thereto, and everything necessary had teen done to protect the CITY'S inte-est, arc to SAFEGUARD THE RIGHTS OF ALL CITIZENS. We need not make any further re ference to this matter, as the sai l OR DINANCE AND AGREEMENT WILL NOT BE ADOPTED BY US. Yours very respectfully, A. GREENHUT, F. R, POU, TITOS. H. JOHNSON. Commissioners. Jones, Mackey and Kehoe Are In Washington and Hancock, Whom Kehoe Is Representing, Will Arrive Monday. SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL. Washington, July 18. Before leav ing Washington ror tne ween-ena at Ocean Beach, New Jersey, Congress man Wilson this afternoon suo- mitted to the postmaster gen eral the name of Doctor F. C. Wilson for appointment as postmaster at Chipley and for post master at St. Andrews the name of Colonel J. R. Thompson. I T Katnof Ana stf A rram la rvs rogatives of congressmen to fill va- , cancies in pup iiiiisieriiijJ8 11 is gn- erally understood here that Dr. Wilson and Col. Thompson will both be ap pointed Mond.iy. Both the St. An drews and Chipley post offices have been open for several weeks. Wilson named Lee Gainer some time a-go, but he declined the appointment. Doctor Wilson is Conertfsman Wilson's father and his appointment HANCOCK GOES TO WASHINGTON WILL BE OF CHARITY Says That Only One Side of the Matter Wras Published and That He Had Offered Information For $1,500. Pensacola, Fla., July IS, 1914. Editor Pensacola Journal: There are always two sides to every question. In yovr article in Monday's issue touching the recovery of. city property ycu absolutely gave nJt ore side of the matter and the aspersions cast asrainst me were entirely unwar ranted by the facts and haci The Jour nal published ail the facts relating to the proposed contract the article would have been shorn of all its ap parent craftiness. This same Question was brought before the old council bv other parties and was considered and approved by the finance comrr-lttee and the mayor, when It was proposed to pay twenty five hundred dollars for the . informa tion which I have agreed to furniph for fifteen hundred dollars, but for reasons best known to the members of the councii when It came before that body it was quietly put to sleep. It is appar- nt from the article that some people thtr.k the city does own a great deal of property of which it is not now possessed. If the city does own ft. It seems to me It makes no difference whether the present claimants are rich or poor, so far as the city's rights are concerned. It is very apparent also that It would be much better for the present claim ants of the property the record title to which Is In the city to have the titles cleared than for them to remain In their present status, and that feat ure was uppermost In my mind when I took the matter up with the com missioners. I deny most emphatically that It was the intention of the parties to the contract to rob any poor man of his home or take anything 'from the rich man that belonged to him, or to at tempt any such proceeding. The in tention of the writer and of the com missioners was to clear up these cloxidtd titles on a basis equitable to the city and to the claimants of the property. I know what my own inten tions were, &s a matter of course, and I know those of the commissioners from numerous consultations with them regarding the matter. The statements in the article "that hundreds of homes could be subject ed to the conditions of the ordinance" and that "practically every piece of property in the city could be affected by it," were statements greatly ex aggerate! and has needlessly fright ened many people regarding title to their properties. As a matter of fact the amount of property involved is quite small. This matter was broucrbt before the commissioners in September of 1S13 when it was suggested that I put be fore them a proposition. This I did by asrreeing to furnish to the city tor fif teen hundred dollars information re lating to the property belonging to it, or to take a contract upon a fifty per cnt basis. Eery one wno has any knowledge of realty matters knows that all such contracts are based upon fifty per cent of the re Fults. The Fame as that offered to the city for fifteen hundred dollars was the same as that offered to the old council for twenty-five hundred dol lars Personally I prefererd the cas consideration but the commissioners after going into the matter thorough ly and having before them kno';lede cf what might be done, decided uoon the contract basis. I want to say right here to the prominent reiM estate man quoted in your article tat if he knows how to m3Kf one hundred thousand dollars out of the contract in 12 months I wish to tet his sincerity. I hereby apree to enter into an agreement to convey to the Pe3rl Eagan Home five thousand dollars worth of property if he can demonstrate his ability to make good his statement, if he will agree to convey to the same home five thousand dollars worth of property If he fails. I challenge him to reveal his Identity and accept my proposi tion. I may be a knave but I scarcely thought I was foolish enough (e of fer to ihr- city for fifteen hurdred dol lars information that was worth a c- Continued n Paa Five FLORIDA BOARD OF HEALTH CONSIDER Chairman Fearnside Calls Meeting For July 28 In Jacksonville, CLOSE UP MATTER OF $20,000 LABORATORY The State Board Agreed to Erect This Building Some Time Ago on Condition That the City of Pensa cola Furnish the Site, Which Has Already Been Done. Chairman Frank J. Fearnside has called a meeting of the state board of health to be held in Jacksonville on July 2S. In his notice of the meeting, ent to Dr. Kennedy, the Pensacola member of the hoard. Chairman Fea.rr.side advised that the matter of the $20,000 laboratory building for Pensacola would be closed up at this meeting. The state hoard agreed to erect this building some time ago on condition that the city of Pensacola furnish the srte, which has already been done. Mme. Callaux to Face Trial Next Week for Murder BY ASSOCIATED PREP?. Paris, July 18. Mme. Caillauc, wife of the former French premier and minister of finance, will bo taken to morrow from St. Lazar prison to the conciergerie adjoining the palace of justice, to await her trial 'beginning Monday for killing Gaston Galmette, editor of th Pigaro on March 1C. Mme. Calllaux's health appeared to day to be much better than when she was arrested in March. It is reported she intends to apply for a divorce after the trial, whatever its outcome, as she is said to consider that by so doing she will show the greatest mark of her love for her husband, since by remain ing with him sbe thinks she would prove an obstacle to his political ca reer. The trial Is expected to last at least five dayg. Tht space in court usually occupeid by spectators Is to be given lrp almost entirely to newspaper men, 142 of whom, from all parts of the world, have been allotted places In the press box. THOUSANDS OF TEXTILE WORKERS LOCKED OUT Berlin, July 18. Thirty thousand textile workers In the district of norst. Prussia, were locked out today by their employers as a result of a strike of 125 pullers. STATEMENT OF ACTUAL CONDITION CLEARING HOUSE New York. July 18. The statement of the actual condition of clearing house banks and trust companies for the week shows that they hold $22. 111,750 reserve In excess of legal re quirements. This is an increase of $14,534,450 from last week. YOUNG CHURCH WORKERS END THEIR CONVENTION East Liverpool, Ohio, July 18. Dele gates to the annual convention of the Young Peoples Christian Union. in session here, completed their work to dav with the election of officers and the selection of Los Angeles as the place for next year's meeting. Out on Bail, Mrs For First Time BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Freeport, N. Y. July 15. Plans for the immediate future occupied the at tention today of Mrs. Florence Carman who yesterday was released from the county Jail in Mineola. in $20,000 bail for trial this fall under a grand jury indictment charging manslaugh ter in the first degree in connection with the murder of Mrs. Louise Bailey With her husband, Mr. Edwin Car man and daughter Elizabeth, Mrs. Carman plann-d to start today on an automobile tour to Philadelphia, At lantic city and the Delaware water gap. In a statement Mrs. Carman told for the first time her story the story she sought to tell the Nassau grand jury, but which that body refused to hear. The statement, besides detailing her movements on the night of the murder of Mrs. Bailey in her husband'a office, contains a denunciation of the WILL NEW HERE BOLD NG BIGGEST COTTON FIRMS IN WORLD PREPARE TO DO BOSINESS HERE Liverpool, Havre, Bremen and Other Buying Cen ters Be Represented. BE IN PENSACOLA Representatives of Fnrns'i Brought Here Through Efforts of Virgin & Carter, and Occupy the Entire Floor Over -rtizens & Peoples Bank- The world's largest cotton buying firms will he represented In Penn.i cola this year and this market will thereby be made one of the most im portant In the country, with compe tition sufficient to guflrantea lop prices for all of the staple sent h i for marketing. Through the efforiH of Virgin & Carter a dozen of tho large buying companies of Liverpool, Bremen, Havre, Hamburg and other buying centers will have representa tive In Pensacola throughout the cot ton season. Among the firms which will mk1 representatives here will be Came ron. Clever & Watson Co., of JA c-r-pool: (reorgia. Cotton Company, Cis? ner & Co., of Liverpool. Knoot - --; , barius A Co., of Bremen; Weill & Co., of Montgomery: l.ongmnro Hro , of Liverpool, a Hamburg firm. i Havre firm and several others. In there will be a force of twelve or iii teen buyers here Tor tbee firm.-. FITTING UP QUARTERS. Virgin A Carter have lfiis'-.l V-c ; tire second floor over tin- Citizen-- Peoples National Hank ami v remodeling the place, whi' h uill ; occupied by the rc-pres utath cm f these firmn. The latter will begin ar riving about Aupust 1st and 'i.ioii the season has far a d n med all "f them will be in the city ;md acti . !y engaged in buying fo,- tluir firms. Not only will the buyers Md on ill cotton in the territory which lias h-n -tofore supplied Pensacola with i-1 -ton, but they will extend their v m ' to all points in South Alabama aul Florida with Pensacola as their b-., 'i.-, quarters and shipping point ami i.i,o Indications are that I'ensaeola' a ( o:'oii receipts for this season w ill more i ,ai, double those of last year. PROSECUTOR WILL NOT ABANDON HOPE BY ASPOTATFI) PTiKSS. Freeport, N. Y. July 1S.-I,pwN .t. Smith, the district attorney who pi -secuted the case agaJnst Mrs. Floifh. p. Carfman. accused of the killing of .1 v . Louise Bailey, shot In Dr. Carman's office, today announced he had f-.r abandoned hope that the grand ja . would In future return first lei-.o murder Indictment against ht-i . "We will work on evidence in wlii li we will submit to a future qraivl Jury," said Mr. Smith, "with the i! t of an indictment for murder in the, first degree." Mrs. Carman remained secluded in her home today preparatory to taking a long automobile trip to recuperate. MORE JAP .OFFICIAL8 SENTENCED TO JAIL Tokio. July 18. More high official- of ship bunding companies were sen tenced today for forging documents and bribing Japanese naval officers to influence the allotment of construction contracts. Kerso Iwshara. former manager in New York of the Mitsui Products com pany, and retired Vice-Admiral Tau- rutaro Matsuo were each sentenced tn two years imnrisor.ment, while Ciichl Iida, managing director of the Mitst.l company and Jotaro Yamamto, of ihi same concern, were sentenced to te-m'? of eighteen months each. lida's sen tence was suspended. Tells Story of the Past detectives employed by the district attorney and a declaration that shr has no fear of conviction "unless they frame me up." Mrs. Carman stated It was not true that she was "Insanely jealous," She explained she was merely curious. Hhe said: "The fact of the matter is that I had been on numerous occasions with my husband at various affair and had many good times with him. But on such occasions people would rout him about his 'many girls' and hint that the doctor was 'a regular devil. I simply made up my mind lr find out what was the truth In those remarks. "People often said to hira in my presence: "you have a cinch, doctor. Yon can go out at all hours of thei niKht or at any time of the day. You have an ofllce where no one can see what's going on. and what you are doing So I put in the telephonio device. ,'