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PENSACOLA Is tlic Natural Gulf Gateway for the Great South American Trade of the near future. ri.'prday's temperature: i i-aip Wednesday and - Thursday, light variable .,ii..aL 7S degrees: low V I; y rti 61 degrees. i w Kinds. VOL. XVII. NO. 308. PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, TODNESDA MORNING 1 NOVEMBER 4, 1914. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. Y,. i IMA mil s flii la P IP W 0 8 ARE IDE I REPUBLICANS 0VER COUNTRY Climax: is Reached in New York by Overwhelming Election of Whitman. PENROSE WINNER IN PENNSYLVANIA Even Joe Cannon is Elected f:mm His Old District Rocr Sullivan is Leading for Senator in Illinois Democrats Will Retain Control of Congress With Approximately no Change in Senate, But . Reduced Majority in House. r.V ASSOCIATED PRESS. New York, Nov. 3. Sweeping" Re publican gains throughout the country, which reached a climax in New Tork by the overwhelming' victory cf barles S. "Whitman for governor, and James W. "Wadsworth to succeed Eiihu Root in the United States senate, are Indicated tonight in the early returns. Heavy progressive losses in ma ly fates and the return to congress of . rmer Speaker Joseph G. Cannon, a:il the overwhelming defeat of Repre sentative. Palmer by Senator Boies Penrose in Pennsylvania, were features of the early returns. The Democrats won tn Massachusetts, where former Representative McCall was . defeated for governorship by Governor Walsh. The early returns indicated the Dem ocrats would retain control of con gress, with approximately no change In the senate, hut hy a decidedly re duced majority In the house. At a. late hour the results In Illinois, In diana, California and Colorado sena tor ships were In doubt. In Illinois Roger Sulivan, Democrat, was leading1 la Chicago and Cook coun ty by a large plurality over Senator I Y. Sherman, Republican. Senator Shively of Indiana, In the early re turns found a strong opponent In Hugh Miller, Republican, with Former Sen ator Beveridge, Progressive, polling a smaller vote than expected. Shively's vxte begin to. pick "up at a late hour atd the administration leaders were claiming bis re-election. Senators re-elected as the result of hard battles were Brandegee, Repub lican, Connecticut; Cummins, Repub lican, Iowa; Smith, Democrat, Mary land; Stone, Democrat, Missouri; Gal lir.ger, Republican, New Hampshire. The Democratic senators in the South were all re-elected without difficulty. Oklahoma City, Nov. 3. Late returns Indicated the re-election of Dick Mor gan, Republican, in the Eighth con gressional district. Rich American Girl to the Front With Surgeons BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Xew York, Nov. 3. Mrs. Mary Payne "Whitney, who was Miss Gertrude Van derbilt. will sail tomorow for Europe oa the Lusltania with a staff of four surgeons and fifteen trained nurses to establish her own expense a large fleld hospital behind the firing line ia Northern Prance. Ten motor ambu lances, a large quantity of medical supplies and clothing sufficient for 3.000 men, women ana children, t all pur chased by Mrs. Whitney, as a part of her undertaking, were shipped to France last Saturday. Wounded soldiers of the warring na tions will be treated at the field hos pital, which Is to be conducted in co "peratlon with the American ambu lance hospital, now managed by doc tors, DeBauchet and Joseph A. Blake, aar Parts. The field hospital Is to be known as a unit In the ambulance hos pital service and It is understood Mrs. Whitney Ls prepared to finance from. hr own personal fortune for other wilts, they be deemed necessary. Mrs. Whitney's sister. Countess Szechenyi. formerly Miss Gladys Vanderbilt. is now aiding the wounded in Austria. FOOD FOR STARVING" BELGIANS ON WAY BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. yvr York, Nov. 3. The American steamship Massapequa, chartered and loaded by the Rockefeller Foundation to convey food to starving Belgians, Ied for Rotterdam this afternoon. V irassapequa's cargo representes an Pen.iiture of $300,000. She is ex ctfd to make the trip to Rotterdam a aocut sixteen daye. ullltlUuilllu TE1ESSEE TO AVE DEMOCRAT FOR GOVERNOR Indications are that Thos. C. Rye Has Defeated Gov. Ben W. Hooper. PROGRESSIVE IN V LEAD IN LOUISIANA Appears the Bull Moosers Have Landed Congress- -: man in the Third District Two Republicans Are Elected to Congress from Tennessee , But in All Other States Democrats Elected Full Tickets. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Atlanta, Nov. 3. Returns late to night from Arkansas. Alabama, Flor ida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North and South Carolina. Texas and Oklahoma indicated the Democrats to day elected full state and congressional tickets. It is indicated at a late hour that Thomas C. Rye. Democrat, is elected governor of Tennessee by eight to tin thousand majority over Governor Ben. W. Hooper, Republican. Sells, in the First District, and Austin in the Sec ond, both Republican, are re-elected o congress. In the Eighth and Tenth North Car olina congressional districts, both Democrats and Republicans claim a victory. The candidates, however, are running so close it appears an official count will be necessity to indicate the winners. The Ninth Virginia congressional district Indicates ; the re-eiection of Slemp,. Republican, over Irvine, Demo crat In the Third Louisiana congressional district, Martin, Progressive, was lead ing Gueydan, Democrat, by approxi mately one thousand votes after three thousand ballots had been counted. The registration of the district is slightly under fourteen thousand. Federal Troops are Ordered to New StrikeZone BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, Nov. 3. It has been de cided to send federal troops into the Hartford Valley. Ark. strike zone. Orders have been prepared at the war department and Secretary Garrison after a conference with Attorney Gen eral Gregory at 4 p. m. today will make a public statement of tht reasons for the action. THE FEDERAL JUDGE OF DISTRICT NOT ADVISED Fort Smith, Ark., Nov. 3. Federal Judge Toumana said he had received no information today from the govern ment officials in Washington regarding the sending of federal troops into the Hartford Valley to quell disturbances among the miners that culminated last Thursday morning in the "shooting up" of the Bache-Derunan mining camp at Prairie Creek and the destruction by fire of six houses. While hundreds of shots were fired at that time and deputy Marshals and employes of the receiver In bankruptcy, who is in charge of the company mines were driven off, no one, as far as is known, was injured. The mines have n.f hn operated since and Franklin Bache, the receiver, said today it was not likely that another attempt would be made to operate until the govern men had taken some action. United States Marshal Parker says he has done all he can to continue to operate the property under the court's orders, aut his small force fo deputies "cannot cope with a body of men numbering two or three thousand, armed with high power rifles." . The situation was quiet today, it was stated, the only interesting feat urt being the surrender of four miners charged with conspiracy against the government and participation In the battle at the Bache-Denmah mines. Their names were not made public. No new arrests were made today. COMMERCE COMMISSION SETS DATE FOR A HEARING Washington, Nov. 3. The interstate commerce commission announced to day that a hearing, beginning on Jan uary 20, would be held in Chicago, In course of its investigation of rail roads embargoes on freight.; In complaints received by the com mission, it Is alleged that the embar goes! often result in unjust discrimi nation against shippers. GERMANS ABANDON ALL EEFOlfTfllEA GERMAN VESSEL S A IT A CK BRITISH FLEE! OFF CHILE DES7R0 YING BY - ASSOCIATED PRESS. , Valparaiso, Chile; Nov. Gneosenau, Scharnhorst, Nurnbergy 7. den, today attacked the British fleet U The British cruiser Monmouth was sunk, the cruiser Good Hope badly damaged and set on fire, and is sup posed to have been lost. The cruiser Glasgow took refuge in Coronel harbor and now is bottled up. - The German vessels Scharnhorst, Nurnberg and Gneisenau anchored at noon today in - Valparaiso har bor uninjured. The British vessels were under the com-; mand of Rear Admiral Sir Christopher Craddock. President Goes to Princeton to Cast His Ballot BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Princeton, ' N. X. -Nov. 3. President Wilson came back to Princeton today to help his party carry the state of New Jersey. At the railroad station Mr. Wilson was greettd by a large crowd of students who gave him a noisy welcome. It took the president only two min utes to vote for the Democratic candi date for congress, legislature and sheriff. REPORTED SUCCESS OF TURKISH TROOPS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, ' "Constantinople, ; N-av. ViST-An- sterdatn and London) An official com munication, was given out in Constan tinople today as follows: .1 . . "According to official reports from the Caucasian frontier Russian troops have attacked our frontier; forces : at several points, but were compelled to retire. . . ...... I "The , Russians suffered . losses through the energetic resistance of the Turkish troops.' . , -' : AUSTRALIA PLACES A MEAT AND COAL EMBARGO Washington, Nov. . 3. The American consul at Sydney, N. S., reported today that the Australian . government has placed an " embargo on meat and coal, except to the mother country. ' WIS W Belgians F ight Desperately A mid Country's Ruins Belgian soldiers fighting amid ruioaof Termode; Belgian artillery asleep at their gur during lull in battle. In German official reports, meiUO n ia frequently made of the bravery an d splendid fighting qualities of the Belgians trufaTof their country these men are fighting- with the desperation of despaar. But so no- fanfXtheflghUni been during the pat three months that the Belgian, are worn out, and between battles may often J) seen, asleep1 at their-gnjosi T WO VESSELS 3. The German warships Women Suffrage Badly Defeated in Three States BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Chicago, Nov. 3. The amendments granting woman auffrage apparently are defeated In North Dakota, Missouri and Ohio by large maorities. An amendment for statewide pro hibition in Ohio also is apparently de feated. PEST MENACES PINE FORESTS BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Washington, Nov. 3. Pine forests of the United Statese are threatened with serious damage as - the result of the introduction, of the European pine .ie-Lsfroat.. naoi3vtbr department . of . ari cuitire- announced Hoday; ? Immediate treatment of trees r attacked by the moth ; is urged . "by. stamping out the new pest . and thus . preventing wide spread losses. r f - The new Insect is . a small orange red moth, the young lbrvae of which came into the country within the buds of imported pine seedlings from France England, Holland, Belgian or Germany. MR. ROOSEVELT AND PARTY VOTED EARLY Oyster Bay, N. Y. Nov. 3. Theodore Roosevelt drove to the polling place in this villiage during the forenoon with his coachman and two gardeners. Col. Roosevelt voted first and . then waited while his employes cast their ballots. " JK 7 --. .! -iff" .... . T ''" 1 CMC OAST Germans Attribute Failure to the Flooded State of the; Country. ARMY WITHDRAWN IN GOOD ORDER The Attempt Failed After Three Weeks of Desper ate Fighting and the At tack Shifts to the Ypres Region State of War Exists Between Turkey on . One Side and Russia Great Britain and Servia on the Other. " BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, Nov. 3. That the German army has aban doned its attempt to hack its way along the Belgian coast to Calais, is agreed to by all official reports to night. The Berlin official report attributes the failure of the Germans entirely to the flooded- state of the countrv, where the water in places is over a man's head. It declares, however, the German army withdrew in good order and without any losses. , After "nearly three, weeks of desperate fighting the brunt of the ' attack, has shifted to the Ypres region. A state of, war exists be tween Turkey on one side and Russia, Great Britain and Servia on the other. The Ottoman government ap pears divided, one section seemingly desiring a war while the conservatives are trying to smooth over the situation arising from the at tacks on Russian ports and ships by Turkish warships directed: by' German officers. Russia apparently has wel (Continued on Page Three.) t V V- J:f -k CONVICT ANOTHER NEGRO OF MURDER Eye Witness In Long Letter Tells of Late Battles BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, Nov. 3. Another eye wit ness account from the battle front in Franca and Belgian written as pre vioualy by Colonel E. D. Swlnton, of the IntelUgence Department of the 8ritiah general staff, wu given out to day by the official press buret u. It ears the date of October 2, and reads in part folkrws: "After the fall of Antwerp and the release of the besieging troopa there was a general increase in the strength of the opposition met with by va. The resistance of the detachments Which beyond the right extreme of the Ger man fortified positions near Bethunt a fortnight ago consisted rmost entire ly of cavalry grew more and more determined as more infantry and guns came up into the front line until Tues day, OctoOer 20, when the arrival op posite us of a large portion of new formation and a considerable number of heavy guns enabled the enemy to assume the offensive practically against the whole of our lines at the same time that they attacked the Belgians between us and the coast. "The operations then really assumed a fresh complexion. On Wednesday, October 21, the new German forma tion again pressed forward In force vigorously all along our line. On our right south of the Lys, an attack on our lines was repulsed with loss to the as sailants. On the other hand we were driven from some ground close to the north but gained it by a counter attack. "Still further to the north the Ger mans regained and retained some points. Their casualties to the east of Armentieres were estimated at over six thousand. "On the north of the Lys in our center, a fiercely contested action took place near La Ghtir which villiage was captured in the morning by the enemy and then re-taken by us. In this direction the German casualties also were extremely heavy. "On our left our troops advanced against the Germans 28th reserve corps, iwar PaaCkeaoaele ud were met by a determined counter-offensive which was driven back with local losses." British Warship Shells Fortified lown of A rabia BY ASSOCIATKD PRESS. London, Nov. 3. The fortified town of Akabah in Arabia, on an arm of the Red sea, has been shelled and oc cupied by the British cruiser Minerva. There was some losn to the troops holding the position but no casualties. Akabah is at the head of the afulf of Akabah. 175 miles east of Suez. The admiralty announced this occur rence as follows: "Upon arriving at Akabah the cruis er Minerva, Captain Percival Warleigh found the place occupied by soldiers and armfd natives. One of the sol diers had the appearance of a German officer. The Minerva then shelled the port and the troops. The town was avac uatpd and landing parties from the Minerva proceeded to destroy the fort, the barracks, the poatoffiee and the stores. . "There was some loss to the enemy, but no British casualties." Austrian Bombs Fail to Strike a Big French Ship BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Paris. Nov. 3. In a dispatch from Cettinje, Montenegro, dated yesterday the correspondent of the Ilavas age.icy says that three Austrian aeroplanes :i November I dropped a number t bomb? at Antivarla tn an endeavor to strike a French transport ship and t'it three torpedo boats escorting her. 2Cor.-j of the missies reached its mark. Ten of them struck the quay. !ut did only slight damage. Other fell In the vicinity of the palace of th-3 Prefecture without causing any dam age. Shots from the French torpedo boats and the batteries on the heights compelled the aeroaplanes to flee. POSSE OF TEN MEN STRING UP DARKEY BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Memphis. Tenn., Nov. 3. After tak ing Tom Burns, a negro from a deputy sheriff, who was escorting him to the jail at Hernando, Mi S3., a posse of ten men lynched the negro from the Horn Lake road bridge at the Tennessee Mississippi state line early today. The negro was arrested for an alleged mur derous assault on T. B. Miller, a mer chant, at White Haven, on Saturday night. Man Who Murdered Negro Woman is Convicted in the Circuit Court. TWO WILL NOW BE EXECUTED HERE Five Jury-men Who Con victed Ed. Maddox Mon day Serve on July Which Convicted Enimett Thom as Mrs. McGovvan Will Be Arraigned for Trial This Morning. Another conviction for mnrdcr in fie first degree was secured In the circuit conrt yesterday, when the jury a;ter remaining out only a Snort time v-iied to find Emmett Thomas gdilty of mir der in the first degree. The day pre vious Ed. Maddox was found guilty ir tie same degree and thi two will 1 hanged on some date later aelectsd tv." the governor. A feature of the trial waj that ". of the jury men who nerved yestfr day and voted the extreme penalty l.ad served the day previous when Maddux was found guilty. The five men to d double duty in a murder case were A. T. Rice. Alex. Brown, Jr.. C. P. Lanc ford, Jackson A. Maione and F. W. Brown. Thomas killed a negro s;ri near Rluff Springs several months ag.. The mur der w.is a particularly vicious one, the woman's throat being cut from ea.r t ear over a trivial matter. Thomas tied but was captured snd brought to Pn- sacola, where he confssed to th crime. Yesterday, however. hi denied ;.n knowledge of the killing. Furthermore he absolutely refused to consult v. iih the counsel. L. W. Nelson and R..M. II. Anderson, appointed to defend him. and the latter knew nothing of the cn when they undertook his rifin;ie nrvl were as much surprised at the sf it i ' evidence as an outsider. The jury to convict the ngro n x. composed of A. T. Rim, Leonard 'Jir;- zalez. M. It. Crighton. Alex. Hrwn. Jr., J. C. Dixon. J. If. Konwle. Mo - Byrd, J. E. Baars, J. F. Pierre. O. T. Larurford. Jackson A. Malone a-id F "W. Brown. TRY MRS. M'GOWAN TODAY. Ma Florence McJowan will ! placed on trial today on the hnr:-i of killing "Buster" Brown, am! th;- will prove the most. ln?erptttnff mnril r trial heard In Escambia county In x number of years. The defense In -t-pected to rely to a grAt extent on th unwritten law" as it Is undTtoo.l Mrs. McGowan shot Brown hecaun ',t -.r nfte-ri-va.r-olJ df.na:hter. Tfi- latter will be a witneag In the cane. XI. Pope Reese probably will be the prin cipal witness for the slat-?, for he wr. seated near Brown whn Mr. Mc Oowan drew a revolver from, a han.l satchel and shot him. State Attorney Stoker and J. Walter Kehoe will conduct the prosecuti-iu. while Scott M. Loftin and KrinV Stone, the lf.tter of Bay Minette, n-1l represent the defense. Deputy Sheriffs were hu.y ye "id i v afternoon nerving subpnas on ft'1 V n!tlzen., who are to at-p;nr this mor?. -ing for j:iry duty. It !- anti -ipatM that considerable trouble will be ex perienced in ser:urin a. jury, owinr f th widespread Interest in the ", and it may he thi. afternoon hef r-i witnesses are called. Carranza Says He Stays at Head of Government BT ASSOCIATED PRF.S. Douglas, Ariz.. .'v. z- , r ranza never sent his reaitfrniUion : , Mi Aguas ralientes convention m ! ;. message received there to t):.i' i' '. was a telegraphic error, acn,r! : a mej!;)ge from Carranxa, to mih HH1. his commander at Si tarrnnz.i asserted he In still th- I i i - . ,1 of the Constitutionalists .irmy nnl ri' tifierl Hill he would rxpeit him o cxe-ut hif ordure. What he did say to convention. Car ranza declared, wa.s he w m "wIMInr ti become an eTil from Mei-o, pro-, iii lnz the same trentmn? wii at n,r i.- l Villa and Zapata." VILLA DECLARES ALLEGIANCE TO THE NEW PRESIDENT Washington, Nov. .T -i.m V ":il has pledged his ai:egian?e to Ku: il.o Gutierress, selected an provi iori.iI rt- -ldent of Mexico at the Aff-ias a!snf convention, tuccording to i-t.at" d"T'ii't ment reports today. The convention adjourned !.tte I '. night on receipt of a report from . special committee netit to the i'i!).t l to inform Carranza of the conven tion's action. If Carrnnr-a. ac'pts the decision of the con vent:n. the gates plan to assemble In tie cap 'i and administer the .itu of i-tv Gutierrez. Government official. ha I no confirmation of the report that Car ranza had defied the rimvention ' .t creIited it because of provlous Indica tions he would do so. The Zapa'l.-'V delegates are reported to hive im pressed themselves satisfied w:th i.is. choice of Gutierrez.