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pptsorting Them G er man Renew Their Efforts to Reacli French Po sets osiiie' English Channel x ? It- k PENSACOLA WEATHEI p.,. Sunday and Monday I Yesterday's Temperature; F , , J Highest, 70 degrees, low- moderate Northwest wind I est, 51 degrees. PENSACOLA Is tve Natural Gulf Gateway for the Great South American Trade of the near future. VOL. XVII. NO. 305. PENSACOLA. FLORIDA. SUNDAY MORNING, NO VEMBER 1, 1914. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. THUNDER F -GREAT CONS 1ITISE-IM FIGHTING IS OF THE FIERCEST CHARACTER WITH THE WARSHIPS BOMBARDING LINES OF INVADING ARMY. RUSSIAN FLEET HAS ENGAGED THE TURKISH FLEET IN THE BLACK SEA FOUR RUSSIAN TORPEDO BOATS HAVE BEEN SUNK GERMAN SUBMARINE SINKS AN OTHER BRITISH CRUSIER TURKEY FOR MALLY ANNEXES EGYPT RUSSIANS CLAIM VICTORIES OVER THE AUSTRIANS AND GERMANS. BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, Oct. 31. A Berlin official statement by wireless says Turkey -has tormallv annexed Eervtt. London, Oct. 31. Rested and with fresh reinforce ments suDDOrtmsr them the efforts to reach the French nel. The fish tin? there and Woevre district has been of thundering of the British warship's guns can be heard on the Enehsh coast. It was officially announced that a German submarine had sunk the British lieht cruiser Hermes in the Straits of Dover. Most of the officers and crew were saved. As the result of the Turkish warships attack on the Russian Black Sea ports. Russia has instructed the Am- bassador to leave Constantinople. Both Russia and Ens:- land have demanded an explanation from the Porte, and are awaiting- a repiy. oome - i ' troved a number ot vessels ot stantinonle reports that the Turkish fleet in the Back Sea A Constantinople dispatch says that a cruiser has bombarded Sebastopol. A Berlin dispatch to Amsterdam . . . -1 i J says tnat a Constantinople uispatcn says tne xurKisn neet sunk four Russian Torpedo boats and one gunboat m the Black Sea. Russia officialfy claims the Russian center in the Bakalarzewo resrion was re pulsed after five days of fighting. Russia also claims pro- . -r T r J-j A J t!4 V4W AJUdb fcWWW. VA W There is a serious ministerial crisis at Rome. " Minis ter Rubini resigned today and a Reuter's. dispatch from Rome tonight says the entire cabinet has resigned. WAR DECLARED AT CONSTANTINOPLE BETWEE N Washington, Oct. 31. War has been declared at Constantinople between Turkey and Russia, accorcrng to private message transmitted today through counteay of the American embassy. The American ambassador has not advised Washington of the declaration of war, but the officials tonight thought his message either had been delayed or ha is waiting official notifi cation by the Ottoman government. The ambassador reported today that the Russian ambassador had been instructed early yesterday to demand his passports. The Grand Vizier could not be seen. The Turkish finance minister had previously told the French ambassador the bombardment of Odessa was without official sanc tion or knowledge of the Turkish government. On tne authority of a prominent diplomat it Is learned that A. Rustem Bey, the Turkish ambassador, before he left Washington recently stated that Turkey would Join Germany within a month In attacking Russia on the Cau casian frontier and England in Egypt. ''- GENERAL ADVANCE OF THE ALLIED FORCES IS ORDERED London, Oct. 81. -The impression Seated here by the latest war news la at a general advance of the allied 'woes in Ftance and Belgium has been frflere.1 so main Interest , Is centered i;i the cockpit covering 30 or 40 miles f"vm the seaboard. The- freneral trend of the movemvus cf ith the German and the alhVI miics ig for the moment accordl t0 K-th British and French official n, ,ements in a northerly and nortli fas:.r;y direction which Is In accor- with the desires of the allied C( inlanders, but that Germany has sumod her hammer blows with jftrr energy than ever is attested 'no British official information ' - rc" ti. !i iplte of these atubborn counter COAST uermans have renewed their norts on the English Chan in the Arp-bnne reVibn and the fierest character. The O C3 . - m , , . x urKisn warsnips nave aes- A. the Kussian navv. L,on- Kussian fleet has attacked the off the Crimean coast. . i . i rr i . n . that the Germans offensive on . - - RUSSIA AND TURKEY the coast south of Ostend Is Imminent strokes It Is claimed that all the move ments of the Triune forces are in forward direction towards the line still held by Germans In force and stretch ing from Bruges to Thourout, Roulers, Iseghem and Courtarl Whether from Bruges this line extends to Ostend or Zeebrugge is a moot point, there be;.ng up to the present no official confirma tion of the reported re-occupation of Ostend by the allies. Definite con firmation of the reported evacuation of Ldlle by the Germans also is lack ing. RETIREMENT EXPECTED. Although the official communication do not spread much light on the sit uation in West Flanders other o l.orts emanating from Holland Indi cate""that a German retirement frjm (Continued on Last ?age.) Widow of Napoleon III Gives Her Congratulations to the founded ki; via .. w S J 'tlx TZZZjav-' jyK t-, 0m Empuiss Eugenie Cheering V Patient. II. I. M. Empress Eugenie, widow of Napoleon III, went ' to congratulate wounded British soldiers convalescing at her beautiful -homei: 'Farnborouh, Chislehurst. Engrland. - hich .ws con verted ,into a, military"'" hcspltal. The exilfcd- empress lias mahy 'vlclsal- tudes in her life. She became the bride ot Napoleon III, on January 30 NEW GOVERNMENT IS ADOPTED FOR BELGIAN KING ASKS AMERICANS TO AS- 4 SIST HIS PEOPLE BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. ; London, Oct.- 31. King Albert, Belgium, has asked all American people to help feed his starving people during the winter. . His, message was writte.t under, fire in: the battle before Dunkirk, and was transmitted to the American com mission here. H. C. Hoover, commission chair man, issued an appeal to all American newspapers to open their, columns to subscriptions lie says seven ' million people are still in; Belgium, and the cost will be from' four to five" millions monthly to keep them from starving.1 . ; Italian Navy Is In Possession of Island of Saztio BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, Oct. 31. A Stefan! agency dispatch from Romc says: A semi-official note has been issued stating that the Island of Sazno was occupied yesterday by Admiral Patris of the Italian navy, who disembarked one "battery and a company of infantry. The ownership of this island,, which commands the entrance to the harbor of Alvona, Albania, has long been a matter if dispute between Greece and Albania." Paris. Oct. 31. 8:60 a. ra-A. dis patch from Home to the Havas agency reports that the Island of Sazno, in the gulf of Avlona and near Albanian port of Avlona, has been occupied by the Italians. Admiral "Pairls the dis patch' adds has landed a battery and a company of marines. . , , - ' Advlce3 from Home, under 'date of October 27 stated that the port of Av-. lona itself was occripSfd the day pre viously by Italian navy forces. The expedition, it was said, was in the na ture of a, relief and sanitary organiza tion to aid the large - population which had taken refuge in the city to escape the persecution of . the insur gents. Everything . was done .to re move from the expedition anything savoring cf political 'or territorial oc cupation. - . L 1S&3. Five years later,, on January 4, 1858, Orsini attempted to assassinate the ruler :.cf .-.France by flinging two bombs into the carriage conveying him -and the. Empress Fnnrenle o the opera. NtlthXfr--.'was'i.''-aevcreIy " injured.7 The greatest ctJ in,-fRr lile xvox the "ffektlToirthe eilfett Napoleon at Chisle hurst, her home in England, ' January 9, 1873; 'hi .V',:-'-' '":- Plan is Adopted - Providing , for '' a Government . Similar to the Commission Form ' Carranza is Demoted. , BTt ASSOCIATED PRESS. ; El Paso, Tex, Oct. .31. FuU power to reorganize Mexico's civil '. affairs was gi ven to a provisional present and the present body chieft.ns my. the plan of Aguas Calicntea, as adopted yester day, by the national convention at Aguas Callentes. . .. The plan stipulates in It a new pro visional president shall be elected and shall nbt be ' either ' Carranza, or Villa. The chieftains will serve aa a sort of congress. ' The Flan does not provide for the elections until after all ar rangement of all civil rtf orms. The plan Ib like a. commission form of gov ernment. '.'- - ; . . " V; ' Carranza was demoted to the posi tion of general of the . division, while Villa and all other commanders of the constitutional army will be placed un der the orders of the secrtary of war, who would 5e 5 named under .the new arrangement. . ' Bodies are Being Washed up I rom t Wrecked Sh ip BY. ASSOCIATED PRESS. Whitby,'. Eng., Oct. 3L (Via Lon don.) Fifty more . were i saved this morning from the wreck of the Brit ish hospital-ship Rohilla, which ran on the rocks of the Yokshlre Coast near here early: yesterday. , Bearing physicians, nurses and hos pital upplles. tho Rohllla-was on her way t a Belrian or a French pon to succor the wounded when she was driven ashore. It is understood that all the women on boart were saved. The total number, of irons on board the ship is not definitely known but some estimates pUe XI at 200. There are said : to be still about 60 persons en the. vessel.. 4 ' w Several men this mornlDg, in re BPt nse.to" signals from the shore, de cided to take the risk of swimming. A few of them reached, the land wifely, but others were drowned, tjodies are now being washed up on the beach. MEXICO m 5,0 00 JUDGMEN1 V VOf! W TOURISTS WILL BE INVITED TO Special Committee of Cham ber of Commerce Will Work Systematically in Telling Outsiders How They Can Enjoy the Winter Here. In an effort to draw to Pensacoia a las ger portion of the tourist travel which yearly comes south, a commit tee of local business men has been ap pointed by tho Chamtber of Commerce for the purpose of advertising Pensa coia as a resort. The committee' has ' enlisted the hearty support of the L. & N. railroad, who will this year devote consider able space , in - their resort booklet, to Pensacoia; and the committee is now actively engaged", in th w!c!Uiig of funds for. he proper- advertising of Pepsacola.. . Th anoney collet ted js -to bj5;experi$td"lrt -.'the' i preparatteri and distribution . of a desnrlptix'e pamphlet 6r folder of Pensacoia, In advertising In several" of the northern papers auci It' sending out personal letters to north em people setting forth the desirabil ity of Pensacoia as a winter - resort and . urging them to investigate the many, advantages of this city Defore making plans for thir winter trip. The committee la enthusiastic in the belief that Pensacoia offers attractions and ".facilities 'equal and In tome re spects superior to other gulf cities, but " In order to attract tourist travel It Is. ahsolutely necessary that these points, so 'familiar to native Pensa colians, be brought to the attention of prospective tourists hrough lit medium of proper advertising. In order that this program may be successfully carried out the committee urgently requests the financial as well as moral support of all those who have the welfare of this city at heart. It should be borne in mind that contri butions to this fund are in the nature of a." "wise investment from which the yield should be far in excess of what could be expected from the same amount of money expendtd In any oth er way. . The benefits derived from tourist business are not confined, to anyone class, but are wespread, af fecting almost every" individual Jn the city, thereby . Increasing our general prosperity. , No time .could be more -propitious for the launching of this movement than the - present. . The . "ree America First', movement is now brought forci bly ' home to the American travelling public and the usual European . visitoi is now turning his eyes to Florida. To summarize, v the ourist traffic is a profitable business. We want our. share. In order to obtain it we must put Pensacoia on the tour! map. There Is no way to do so except by a comprehensive, aggressive cam. palgn such as outlined. This required money and this money , must come from those who are to e benefited this means you! The time to-act is the present. Give the committee your support. The cmirolttee is made up of Thos. TV. Brent, chairman, Dr. Clarence Hutchinson, M. L. Bear, R. W. Good hart, Geo. H. Hervey, " Br. M. . E. Quina, J. Frank Taylor and T. J. Honlon, Jr. CANADA DEFINES CONTRABAND ITEMS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. -Ottawa, Oct. 31. The Canadian 'gov ernment , today, placed an embargo on the exportation to any country at war with- Great Britain, of any articles which will be of use to them In -the prosecuting the- war. A far-reaching contraband of war order adopted yesterday by - the Do minion cabinet also prohibits the ex portation of contraband to any neu tral country which would In turn re export the materials to Great Britain's enemies. 1 Among the articles specifically men tioned aa contraband are nickel, nickel ore, woolen goods, . food, explosives, horses, fodder, leather, coal, copper, petroleum," aeroplanes and barbed wire. LIFE 1TI S PENSACQLA WEB DEE! EM Well Known Chief Engineer of the Goulding Fertiliz er Works, Suicides While Lying in Bed. Henry Von "Worder, chief engineer of the Goulding Fertilizer Works, nd one of the best known stationary en gineers in this section, suicided yes terday morning shortly before 7 o'clock by shooting himself. The deed was committed while he lay in bed, and the only cause which can be con ceived Is that he feared he was break ing in health.. He was about 67 years of age, had been chief engineer of the Goulding works since the establish ment of the plant north of Pensacoia and was highly esteemed, both by his employers and fellow workmen. The only message he left was of three words, "Bye, bye love," written on a scratch pad and was ror his wife. Mr. Von Werder had lived for years at Goulding. so as to be near his work, and it was there that he killed himself. He did not arite yesterday morning at his usual hour, but re mained in bed. His young wife, whom he married only a few weeks ago. was In the kitchen . preparing breakfast when she heard the report of the re volver and rushed to the room to find her husband unconscious. He had placed the muzzle of the revolver about an Inch behind the right ear and pulled the trigger. The bullet did not pays through the head, only a , portion of It coming out near the back of the head. Seemingly the bullet split and moat of It remained in the head. Physicians were hastily Bumraone 3, but zould do nothing to. save, the life of the well : known engineer, and he died shortly before 10 o'clock without ever regaining consciousness. Coroner Johnson went out ana after hearing statements deemed an inquest unneces sary. That he believed b!s . health was failing and became despondent over this fact is the only known cause f the rash act. For the past several months Mr. Von Werder complained of not feeling as weil as usual, Out his friends thought it only a matter "t small moment and assured him his usual good health would return in a short time. FUNERAL IN MILTON. The funeral of Mr. Von Werder will be held In Milton. On a special train, which will leave here at 10 o'clock Monday morning, the . remains, in charge of the Masons, will be taken to Milton, where the interment will be made. Immediately upon the ur rival of the train, the body will be conveyed to the Baptist church. Tiie entire services will be in charge of the Masonic fraternity. Deceased was a member of the Ma sons, In which he stood high in tne degrees; and was also a member of .hc Knights of Pythias and the National Association of Stationary . Engineers. He Is survived by his wife and step daughters, by his first wife, who are Mrs. C. D. Craft and Mrs. B. L. Bar clay, both of Pensacoia. He was born In Germany nearly 67 years ago, hav ing come to this country when a mere lad, having worked for years for the Louisville & Nashville railroad com pany as machinist, as well as marine engineer. He had served as chief en gineer of the Goulding plant about twenty-five years, having Installed the machinery there after the burning t the old plant. , He was beloved by all who knew him, and many friends were shocked when they learned of his death. 'Japs and English Squadrons Pull Off Bombardment BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. . , Tokio. . Oct. Oil. 2: 20 p. . m. The navy department announces that the Japanese squadron aetisted by Eng lish warships and masked by a mist, approached and vigorously and effec tively ;rprribaided the forts at Tsing, Tau on October 29. Some of the de fense works were destroyed and on the next day the bombardment was re reated. Only the Kaiser northeast fort replied to the bombardment. . i GERMAN ADVICES DO NOT MENTION LAND ATTACK Peking. Oct. 31. A wireless mes sage received in German circles here from .Tsing Tau declares that the naval bombardment of the German position In Kiao Chow began today, but makes no mention of a land at tack. On the other hand a Japanese report declares that both a naval and land attack are now being pushed a gain t toe German pofition. r Jury in Case of Mrs. Annie Floyd Against Pensacoia Ice Co. Gives Verdict CASE CONSUMED FIVE DAYS IN TRIAL Went to the Jury Shortly After 7 O'Clock Last Night and the Verdict; Was Returned About 11 Plaintiff Sued On Account of Husband's Death. Assessing damages at 515,000 with interest at the rate of eight per cent from the date of suit, tho Jury in tha case of Mrs. Annie Floyd against tho Pensacoia Ice Company, returned :i verdict last night about 11 o'clock, after deliberating for a period of four hours. The damages are about t.i heaviest ever assessed in the circuit court and came at the conclusion cf a trial of five days. Mrs. Floyd sued on account of tha death of her husband, who wss am engineer in the employ of the loo com pany. He was killea wnen an am monia tank exploded at tho plant mora than a year ago and at the name tim three others were killed, or died after wards from the Injuries they received. The point around which the cnitn hir.ged was whether t Iif explosion w.in due to the alleged carcleswne.i. of ihr engineers in charge of tho plant or to some defect in tho machinery. Kn glneers and authorities on ice ma chinery v.crc brought here from vari ous cities and gave export testimony, both for the plaintiff and defense. The cr.se commenced last Tueii.ty, when the plaintiff began tho Intro duction of testimony and It wan lot until Friday that the defense lcg-n the'1 presentation- of ita evidence. All of - yesterday was consurnfd In .iu metits, Jno. P. Stokes, It. Pope H ., Fred W. Marsh and W. L. Zachary appearing for the plaintiff, and l;oui)t & Blount & Carter and J. J. .Sullivan for the defense. The court in charging the jury in structed the latter to eliminate 'io.n the case the Southern Utilities (Jo. ai.d S. T. McAdam.s, -who were made par ties to the fciilt. The Jury was com posed of W. II. Tlowman, K. H. Walt, John Dieckman, Geo. W. Dunn, Henry Garrett and Ed. It. Bowmm. 7o Explain Why American Ship Is Being Detained RY ASSOCIATED PRESS. "Washington. Oct. 31.--Tno tHt- j partment today formally protested ti the British government galrt tho de tention of he American voy.f-r laden seamer Kroonland at !1 rnlttr. Tha British authorities ?ie :iHl;ed to ex plain why the vessel has n.H eltl.T been released or front to a prj.fl court. Tho protest also stated that front Information that this jLovernrnent nan there tet'ms to be no warrant for Uiot further detention of tho ship which i bound to Italy and Greece. It la probable that protect against the 1 teiitlon of other csfcli ly Great Britain will be made later. The vess-1 carries a'.jout J ,20 pas sengers and a cargo of copper bound from New York to ports it Italy uvA Greece. The Rritish tjevernment -wUl be called upon to say whether the ves sel has be-n detained on account of the nature of her carfo, or because reservists of Germany and Austria, aro iu-Jluded among the p?Kscn&ets. eMnM TWO ITALIAN STEAMERS NOW BEING DETAINED Gibraltar, Spain, Oct. 31. 1 p. m. The Italian steamer Tteglna d italia and San Giovanni were seized by tha BrltiHh navy as prizes Gwin;? to tho fact that parts of their onrjeoen con sisted of -war material. It Is stated. Tim vessels will be held pending a uVcUinn of a prize court. The Reglna cl'Iia'.ia anJ the Sin Giovanni "were bound frr-m Am. ricm ports to Italy with carv'S f . npp r. Their seizire by the l'rltish hror.r.ht a protest to the state department it Washington on Udo3er Vi from rt pr sentatives of four copper :onpfni s In New York. Xo information of the seizure had been received by the state department at that time. CRIMINAL INDICTMENT AGAINST STANDARD OIL CO. Jersey City, N. J, Oct. 31. It reported here today that criminal In dictments had been voted by the Hud son county grand Jury against tha Standard Oil Company of New Jersey and the Gulf Refining Company, whir have been engaged in a rate war r-n gatollne In Hudson and Ei-sex coun ties -within th part few month.