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PENSACOLA WEATHER WEST FLORIDA The Coming Garden Spot of the "Nation. Local shower Tuesday and probably Wednesday light variable winds. Yesterday's Temperature; Highest, 88 degrees, low est, 77 degrees. VOL. XVII. NO. 202. PENSACOLA. FLORIDA, TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 21, 1914. PRICE. FIVE CENTS. r s t it NEW ORLEflNS-PEMCOLfl EXCURSION IS GALLED OFF Cancelled by L. & X. Be cause of Protest by Pen sacola Health Officials EIGHTH PLAGUE CASE DISCOVERED MONDAY Victim, Who Was Taken 111 Thursday, Was Employed In Store On the Principal Street State Wide Cam- e- paign Against Kats : Urged. is ' EIGHT PLAGUE CASES. New . Orleans, July 20. The 2ghtli case of bubonic plague was KHsoovered here today. Charles H. , Leaman, employed In a store on Che principal business street is the victim. He was taken ill Thurs day. ETT ASSOCIATED PRESS. New Orleans, July 20. The pro posed excursion from New Orleans to Pensacola, which was to have been run August 3, today was cancelled by the Louisville & Nashville because Pensacola health authorities seemed to fear there was danger on account of bubonic plague here. Dr. W. C. Ftuck er, federal assistant surgeon-general in charge of the plague work here, as sured the Pensacola health author ities there was no danger from the ex cursion but the assurance was with out avail. Dr. Rucker informed Sur geon Blue at "Washington of Pensa cola's protest. Helen Soell, the ten-year-old child, who developed plague Saturday, was dangerously 111 today. She responded favoraby to treatment yesterday but her case took a turn for the worse today. The extermination of rat campaign was featured today by a meeting at the cotton exchange to take place within Ave minutes after the market closed this -"afternoon. Dr. Rucker had three other meetings on his speaking program tddayi"" A total of 13,000 pieces of rat poison were being placed today. URGES STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN. A second letter addressed by Dr. Os car Dowling, president of the state board of health, to the mayors of the cities and towns of the state, urges the necessity for a state-wide clean-up campaign for the prevention of bu bonic plague. The mayors are re quested by Dr. Dowling to designate two days for this purpose. Suggestions as to the proper methods of prevention to be employed are contained in the letter. The de struction of all trash and debris, the use of sanitary garbage cans, and a campaign of rate extermination are urged. Already a number of Louisiana towns have taken steps to guard against possible plague invasion. With a total of eight plague cases to date, three deaths resulting, federal state and city health authorities this week will vigorously continue their fight for the eradication of the con tagion here. It is expected that the daily rat catch of 1,000 will be In creased before the week ends, as ad ditional troops are being placed and the force at work in the field is be coming more expert under the tute lage of a corps of expert rodentologlsts from San Francisco. The poison squad Is also doing deadly execution. FEDERAL AGENTS ARE UNDER ARREST Washington, July 20. Five govern ment agents are under arrest on the Prtbllof Islands in the Bering sea pend ing investigation of grave charges of their conduct with natives now under way by order of Secretary Redfleld. A. H. Proctor and P. R. Hatton, agents. P. L. McClenny, a naval wire less operator. Dr. C. J. McGovern. former physician and L. N. Tongue, a store keeper on St. George's island, are defendants to charges made by Mr. and Mrs. Alvin G. Whitney, teach -erson St. Paul's island. Deputy Fish Commissioner Jones, is In charge of the investigation. The department of Justice is considering the charges from civil and criminal as pects. Unlawfull killing of seals, de baunchiner of n.ittves and other grave charges are being investigated. The Hindu-Laden Steamer Still Remains a Problem to Officials BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Vancouver, B. C, July 20. No move will be made for a couple of days to take out of the harbor the steamer Komagata Maru and her 300 Hindu passengers who have been refused landing by the Canadian immigration authorities. Such was the decision reached today. Meanwhile the-tug is circling around the big vessel and re-lays of men are standing guard to re Tpel borders. On shore there is a dl r vision in the ranks of local Hindus, while In the Sikh temple last night there was the nearest approach to trouble there has been sent in Hindu town for some time, when one accused another of treachery'. Of the men wounded in Sunday morning's battle only two of the police remain in the hospital and they, it is expected, will be out in the course of a few days. TJas battis betweak WTMmir'iUf " in No Appointment of Postmaster Until Last of the Week SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL. Washington, July 20. Congressman Emmett Wilson returned tonight from Atlantic City and announced that he would dispose of the Pensacola postoffice matter in a few days. Hall Scott, internal rev enue officer, is in Wash ington and is recognized as one of the Hancock boosters. It is not likely that any appointment will be made before the latter part of the week. STORE ENTERED BY BOLD THIEF Gained Entrance Through- Rear Window, But Was Run Off by Watchman. ' A daring burglar entered the- John White Store shortly after ten o'clock last night and but for the timely en trance of Watchman Charles Way probably have decamped with a con siderable qunatity of valuable mer chandise. A number of selections had been made from the stock and piled handily at the rear of the store near an open valise when the watchman put in an appearance, when the thief made a noisy exit through the sliding iron door at the rear, which closed after him with a bang. The watch man ran around to the alley in the rear, but too late to Intercept the burg lar. Entrance into the store was effected through a small window at the rear, which had been forced and the iron door then opened for exit in case of need. A suit of clothing, a fine rain coat, a pair of russet shoes, a number of shirts and other articles of attire had been selected by the thief, who, however, had about all he could do to escape capture. Nothing, so far as known, was taken from the store. An atetmpt was made to trail the thief with bloodhounds, but unsuccessfully. Wreckers of the New Haven Face Federal Prison BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 20, The last ef fort to settle peaceably the New Haven problem failed today. A dissolution suit is expected to be filed in a few days. Attorney General McReynoIds con ferred with a committee of New Haven directors and rejected their pro posals. The president and cabinet will consider the case tomorrow. It is ex pected they will approve McReynoIds course. The. federal grand jury of New York is expected to be asked to indict the directors in office when the combina tion w.s built up. Action will be taken under the Sherman law. spectors, special police and the Hindus took place on board the Komegata Maru Sunday when the ship's officers asked shore aid in handling their bel ligerent passengers. The Hindus, it was said, used force in preventing the officers from getting the ship under way. The Komagata has been in the harbor three months, during which the Hindus have been in an ugly mood and this has been intensified since the Do minion government decided that they are undesirable aliens and not entitled to entry. The expense of the trip to Van- rcouver was borne by Gurdit Singh, a wealthy Hindu, who chartered the vessel. During the long stay in port, while their status was being deter mined, the Hindus have been provis ioned both by their countrymen ashore and the British Columbian authorities. THE JDHfJ WHITE Here Are the Chief Points of State's Case Against Mrs. Carman Freeport, L. I., July 20. Here are the chief points of the state's case against Mrs. Florence Carman, sus pected of the murder of Mrs. Louise Bailey, as summarized by District At torney Smith: First Mrs. Carman admitted that she had installed a dictograph in her husband's office because she learned he was too attentive to some of his women patients. Second Dr. Carman testified that his wife had watched him through the same window from which the fatal shot was fired and once ran into his office and slapped a trained nurse be cause Dr. Carman had kissed her. Third Cecilia Coleman, negro maid In the Carman household at Freeport, testified before the grand jury that Mrs. Carman ran into the kitchen im mediately after the shot was fired; that Mrs. Carman was excited and seemed to be hiding something under her waits. Fourth E. T. Bardes, an insurance agent, swore he saw a woman answering- Mrs. Carman's description leave the window after the shot was fired and walk toward the rear of the house. Fifth William D. Bailey, husband of the murdered woman, says he knows of n6 reason why his wife should have visited Dr. Carman, as she was not ill. YOUNG CUBAN IS SOME TWIRLER BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, July 20. Jose Acosta, the young Cuban pitcher of the Long Branch, X. J., team shut out the St. Louis Americans at Long Branch yes terday without a run or a hit. Only two of the Browns got on base and only cne as (far as second base. HUERTA LEAVES MEXICO ON GERMAN STEAMER DRESDEN Carranza Ready to Quit, But Demands Unconditional Surrender. BT ASSOCIATED PRESS?. Puerto, Mexico, July 20. The Ger man cruiser Dresden, with former President Huerta and his family, Gen eral Blanquet, wife and tlauphter aboard eaiied for Jamaica tonight. The departure of Huerta vsas without in cident. Others of the party remained here under protection of the Jiritish cruiser Bristol, and will probably sail on a passenger steamer tomorrow or Wednesday. CARRANZA READY TO QUIT. Washington, July 20. General Car ranza today notifi3d the United States government that he was ready to sus pend hostilities against the Carbajal fovernment. Thin pending negotiations tor the transfer of authority at Mexico City. He expressed his views to John R. Silliman, President Wilson's per sonal representative at Monterey. Carranza insists that the surrender be unconditional but is willing to de clare limited amnesty as a voluntary act of generosity by the constitution alists after they are in power. The plans guarantee safety of the people generally, the prosecution of the ring leaders of the plot to overthrow Ma dero. Nothing official is known of the whereabouts of the Carbajal commis sion reported on its way north. Sec retary Bryan announced that a pro tocol providing that the United States recognizes the government would be effective if an agreement was reached at the proposed conference. THREE VESSELS DRIVEN ASHORE BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Halifax. N. S., July 20. None of the three vessels which went ashore off the eastern coast of Cape Breton during the storm of Saturday and Sunday, can be saved, according to advices received today. The hold of the Norwegian steamer Ragna bound from Chester, Pa., for Saint Anns, C. B., in ballast, was full of water, the decks of the Cuban steamer Cienfuegos, with a cargo of hard pine from Gulfport, for Montreal were awash and the American schoon er Harold C. Beecher, loaded with sand, was breaking up. No lives were lost. At the other extremity of Nova Sco tia the American four-masted schoon er Clarence H. Venner, which was bound from New York for Halifax with coal, has gone to pieces on the ledges off Cape Sable Island. No Quorum Cause of Senate Delay BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 20. The difficulty of maintaining a quorum was ascribed today by the administration leaders as one reason for delay in the consider ations of the nomination of Thomas D. Jones, for the federal reserve board by the senate. PARTING THREAT OF A CONVICTED SUFF BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, July 20. 'The next bomb I explode will be in the police court, and I hope it will be this one." This was the parting shot from Annie Bell, militant suffragette to the magis trate of Westmininster as he com mitted her for trial on the double charge of attempting to destroy on May 10 the Metropolitan Tabernacle in South London, and on July 12 the old church of St. John Evangelist. m yiltii Jit 11 5& fit ru x Hn'ifi w District Attorney Lewis J. Smith- SHOT STARS POSSIBLE Ultimatum of Players is Handed to American League Heads. P.r ASSOCIATED PRESS. Cincinnati, July 20. An unqualified ultimatum that members of the base ball players fraternity after Wednes day would not consider themselves un der contract was received today by Chairman Herman of the National Baseball Commission. A letter was written by President Fultz of the fra ternity carried the ultimatum. The letter said: "Inasmuch as organized baseball sees lit to ''continue violations of the Cincinnati agreement, which is a part of he Baseball Players. Fraternity has authorized me to inform you that on and after Wednesday, July 22, members will no longer consider themselves un der contract." "David L. Fultz, President" The controversy grew out of player Kraft, who was drafted from Nashville in the Southern Association, by Brook lyn. He was turned over to Boston. Later signed a contract with the New ark International team. Nashville claimed him and the National Com mission decided in favor of Nashville. Kraft refused to report. The Fraternity claims the Cincin nati agreement was violated by not al lowing Kraft to go to a class B league. Herrman denied that the asreeraent had beer, violated ami Ban Johnson of the American league, says the mag nates will fight to a finish. They will close the parks :f necessary. WILL CALL THE BLUFF The American league xis ready to meet this issue with a solid front," declared Mr. Johnson. "Oar club owners are a unit for war. It's about time that this fraternity nonsense should end. We have been very pa tient with Mr. Fultz and h;s associate?, but they hav- gone a trifle too far and we intend to call their bluff in a way that will force them to show their hand. "You can say for me that if the American league players or a majority of them obey a strike order on Wed nesday, every American league club will close its gates, all salaries will be stopped and we will inflct heavy tines upon the players who thereby violate the Ir-tter and spirit of their contracts." Discrimination In Coal Trade BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 20. Edwin J. Barwind. of New York, an officer in many railroads, steamship lines and coal companies, today was charged with being chiefly responsible for the failure cf the Southern Railway to permit Charleston, Fernandina, Jack sonville and Savannah developing into important coal shipping ports. The charge was made before the senate sub-committee by B. I... Dulaney of Bristol, Tenn. The committee is probing the charge that the Morgan interests control southern, coal rates. STRIKE OR OUTOFD COMMISSION DECIDES AGAINST DANIELL-MA U R A ORDINANCE; ELKAN ORDINANCE POSTPONED TWO HUNDRED DEAD MEN "VOTERS" ON CITY REGISTRATION LIST The certified polling list of qualified voters in the city of Pensacola, from which names were secured in connec tion with the movement for a recall election, contains the names of at least two hundred men who have journed to the Great Beyond, and investigation has shown that many of these Voters' have been dead for several years. This surprising condition came to light when an attempt was made to trace 1,700 of the original 8,600 recall cards, which had been returned to recall headquarters by the postal authorities. The list was tttat used in the city election of June, 1913, and was pub lished during May, 1913. In this con nection Chairman Gant, of the recall movement, stated last night that he would have some interesting data to give out in the near future, but de FEARED EXPOSE OF DEEPEST LIFE SECRET TO THE WORLD POKER PLAYERS, -UP Raid Results an Arrest of Six Boys and Capture of Inflammable "Chips." Reposing snugly on the big desk at police headquarters are two small paper sacks, each filled with about six cents' worth of matches, the latter in pretty blue and white boxes. Six boys, ranging in age from 14 to 19 years, who were caught in the aflt of play ing cards for the aforesaid matches in a house near Cevallos and Zarragossa streets, will face the grim dispenser of justice in the recorder's court this morning and endeavor to explain the connection between the cards, the matches and themselves at the time when Officer Barter strolled in upon them. Two others, more fortunate than their comrades, escaped when the min ion of the law gathered the six into the fold. The matches, which will probably be classed as "gambling par aphernalia" under the circumstances, will probably have to be sacrificed by the process of law. Doubt Sincerity of King George on Irish Home Rule BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. ' London, July 20. Members of the unionist party today declared they did not believe the king took the initia tive in calling the conference of party leaders on the Irish home rule bill. They declared Premier Asquith took the action to try to get time until par liament dissolves in 1915. The plan will not succeed, they say. They de clare he must act without delay. The parliamentary labor party to night adopted a resolution disapprov ing the action of the king. There was undue interference calculated to defeat the purpose of the parliamentary act, said resolutions. Five Killed by Blast at Panama BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Panama, July 20. The premature explosion of forty-eight hundred pounds of a dynamite charge at Cu caracha slide today killed five work men, four of whom were white, and injured one white man and seventeen negroes. ENGLISH FIGHTING SHIPS GO TO SEA BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Portsmouth, Eng.. July 20. The British home ntt. '-omposed of over 200 righting ships ana an equal number of auxiliaries, including submarines torpedo boat destroyers and seaplanes, was led out to sea by King George early today. His majesty was on board the royal yacht accompanied by the Prince of Wales, Winston Spencer Churchill and other lords of the ad miralty. At the entrance to the English channel the royal yacht dropped anchor and the ships in line abreast passed in review before his majesty, while a fleet of seaplanes flew in pairs above the royal yacht and circled about the slowly moving J5ape COPS Ai MATCH OX SIMIX clined to go into details at the present time. About 60 per cent of the cards re turned to headquarters so far have been in favor of recall, according to Chairman Gant, who estimates that, when all returns have been received, at least 40 per cent of the actual quali fied voters of the city of Pensacola will have gone on record in favor of the recall election. This is 100 per cent more than necessary to insure the election being held. The campaign will continue but a few days longer and Chairman Gant urges all who have not yet sent in signed or unsigned cards to do so at once. He desires a full and free ex pression of the will of the people in this matter, which can only be se cured by their co-operation, irrespec tive of whether they may be for or against the recall proposition. Mine. Caillaux. Slayer of Calmettc. Tells Dramatic Storv on the Stand. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Paris. July 20. Madame Henriette Caillau.v, wife of former Premier and Minister of Finance Joseph Caillaux, was placed on trial today charged with the murdtr of Oaston Calmette, edi tor of Ffgaro, on March IS. She told dramatically of the causes leading to the shooting, and held the attention of the crowded court room for hours. She was remarkably skillful in marshalling all the acts in their best light and thrilledher listeners as she told vividly of the egony she endured because of calumines against herself and her hus band. She '-suffered tortures for three months she said, and feared for her self, her husband and her child if cer tain letters were published. She said their publication would display her deepest life secret to the world; her honor would stand stripped naked. She said she and her husband, after the letters were purloined, felt that they had rather renounce happiness than see their inner life blazoned to the world. She feared publication also be cause of the many in embassy circles who, she said, wished to humiliate and ridioiled her husband through let ters addressed to two women and signed "Thy Joe," She told also of the shooting and detailed all the events of that day. Amendments to Anti-trust Bill AreAgreedUpon BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 20. The Clayton anti-trust bill will be reported to the senate Wednesday, the judiciary' com mittee having agreed on revision to day. The bill passed the house last spring. The most important amendment pro vides for a court of review for Inter State Commerce Commission orders. Disobedience of orders would empower the commission to apply to the United States district courts for enforcement. Labor, agricultural and horticultural organizations are exempted from the anti-trust laws. The amendment relating to orders of the commerce commission and apply ing to courts to enforce orders, also applies to the proposed inter-state trade commission. The supreme court may review the orders. Not the Remains of Catherine Winters Urbana, Ills., July 20. The theory that the body exhumed from the pot ters field of a local cemetery today was that of Catherine Winters, of New Castle, Ind., who has been missing a year, was shattered tonight. The body was identified by Nicholas Larry, an implement dealer, as that of his child, who died a year ago. Shippers and Carriers Plan How to Move Big Grain Crop BV ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, July 20. Investigation by the department of agriculture's of fice of markets indicate that shippers and carriers are co-operating more closely this year to avert a car short age in tHe movement of the country's 930.000.000 bushel estimated wheat crop. While 24.000 cars will be required to move the entire estimated production, only about 58 per cent of the crop usually is shipped out of the country where it is grown. On that basis It would require approximately 306,000 cars to carry this season's shipments. The sentiment is by no means unan imous among country elevator men says the department, that there will be a car shortage. The belief that there-will be a, shortage -most preva Financial Statement Shows Savin.q; in Hxpenscs Dur ing Past Year. NEAR HALF MILLION TIED UP BY FAILURES City Had Over One Hun dred Thousand Dollars Casli in Banks at Beginning- of Fiscal Year Referendum Threatened Tt Waterfront Property is Sold. The proposed contract between the city of Pensacola ami Jlcssru. Lee Danlell ami Aubrey Maura, was in definitely postponed by unanimous ac tion of the city commissioners at the weekly meeting of that body Monday afternoon. No action wtis t;iken in regard to the proposed sale ((f lots fi. 7. 10 and parts of lots X and '.. block 34, waterfront, to M. J. Elkan. follow ing vigorous protest by I'rof. 11. Clay Armstrong ami li. F. Manrely, the or dinance providing for sale remaining upon third reading for further con sideration. The report of the comp troller, dated July 1. 1914. showing the financial condition of the city in detail was received and filed. Thcro was a fair audience in attendance-, nl thouirli the crowd was considerably smaller than expected, in view of th publicity that has been given norm of the measures under consideration. All members of the commission were in attendance. FINANCIAL STATEMENT. Following the reading of the min utes of the previous meeting, which were approved without correction. th statement of Acting Comptroller J. H. Hayliss was read by CMty Clerk Eg gart. Attention, following the reading. wa. called to the fact that the cur rent expense of the city of Pensa cola. for the year just pat, were a little over 117,000 less than for the previous year. The report showed the total assessed value of taxable prop erty within the city limits to be $15, 636,321.00, and the value of municipal property as $2,953,523.44. The balance to the city's credit in banks was, on July 1, $100,800.41 and the total amount tied up by reason of the failure of th Pensacola State Flank and the First National Bank $241,539.46. EXPENSES OF CITY. The total expenses of the city gov-' ernment from June 1, 1312, to June 1, 1913, was shown in the report to nave been $270,114.08 and the expenses from June 1, 1913, to June 1. 1914, $2&3,617.11. The total bonded indebtedness of the city for public improvements was, on July 1, $1,000,000 and in addition to this amount there were outstanding; $2t6,500.00 of per cent special im provement bonds. The ordinance proposed by Messrs. "Daniell and Maura, providing for clearing title to property alleged to be owned by the city on a commission basis of 50 per cent of the amount re covered, which was upon third read ing, was, upon motion of Commissioner Johnson and by unanimous vote, in definitely postponed, which practically disposed of it for good. THE ELKAN ORDINANCE. The ordinance providing for the. sale of lots 6, 7 and 10 and parts of lot 8 and 9, block 24, waterfront, wa called up on third reading and protest was immediately entered by I'rof. II. Clay Armstrong. Prof. Armstrong ex plained that the tract desired by Mr. Elkan, for which ho proposed paying the city $1,000, was about 125x125 feet in extent, at the head of Palafox slip on the Baylen street side. He stated that the city was not in any par ticular need of the $1,000 proposed to be paid and took the position that th city had already disposed of too much of its waterfront property. Whll there were several In attendanoe who coincided with the views of Prof. Arm strong only one, II. I'. Maneely, sec onded the protest. A letter of protest was read from J. N. Andrews. Prof Armstrong expressed regret that more citizens who were opposed to the pro posed sale had failed to attend tb meeting. The commissioners passed the measure temporarily, for further consideration, and it will, in all prob ability be taken up at next weelfs meeting. Following the decision tr withhold action on the measure, Prof. Armstrong gave notice that, if the measure was passed, he would take Continued on Page Four. lent among country elevator men in Kansas. Expressions from terminal elevator points indicate there will be a shortage in all state?. It is concensus of opinion that the Increase? in car supply does not keej pace from year to year with increas ing need for care. The department says that with the Indications this year for a heavy crop of corn and oats the movement of those commo dities will still further complicate the situation as regards wheat. The opin ion prevails in some sections that any shortage this year will be due more to lack of motive power and terminal fa cilities than to lack of cars. One of the greatest drawbacks has been fail ure to load and unload promptly and too frequent recongigning of. ship ment, j; ' . ' . ' . . ' . -if" "