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.... ' 1 Tidily feofce: il 4 LAKELAND EVENING TELEGRAM Published in the Best Town in the Best Part of the Best State. "V fifj'- LAKELAND, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY. NOV. 1, 1911. NO. 1 t V . ' IZZM RACE ill ran mayor jCgqlt a:l Cloats will 'V-rir It Antlfi NaIi TcasCay J,,' municipal election passed off ttlUt-yesterday, only a small vote WtJ j polled, which was due, In fwtt m weather conditions, which ;'r fcttt at all favorable, 'rt'ln.' fte rate for Mayor, II. D. Has iti Jdfjt with S. L. A. flouts, a close MCOjL'.s These gentlemen will run :jt in the second primary which irUItheld November 7th. The ,totift$of both are conlident of their lattlosvand as either would fill the $f Ably anil creditably, and both MXw'Vf: popular, it 1b hard to do-. UfctiliJ? which will bear off the! i .'Jifc fleeted to serve on the City' Bcllthe comins year were: ' I flrf Ward, W. P. Pillans. Second; J ..A 1... . ra, i.. , it. i T.-jy ii. iiu.vue.s, iniru warn. y.l5. elpper, fourth Ward, Moi iCBAOiifiunn. The oilicial vote fol- For Mayor. ;VCett 80 i! v.; .A.i'fj.. uonts 74 ftrtCTHearn 7 & fcJalth H M . Ctacilman, First Ward. !. fcMTOans .31 list ferln 16 ' -i - . Second Ward 9,vHaynes r,3 ' ( Third Ward A. Kipper 42 CLflanagan 23 t!.'r.3r:td- io k Fourth Ward. d 5i hi t : rrea indicted. :1t ' FCa MURDER OF FIANCE day he Violet COMPLIMENTS OF THE TELEGRAM The carriers have been Instructed to leave one copy of this Issue at every home with the compliments of the management of The Evening Telegram. Should you desire to have The Telegram visit you every afternoon, kindly phone 37 or give your order to the carrier and have Lakeland's first dally newspaper de livered at your door every afternoon Out of town subscribers desiring The Evening Telegram will kindly mail their order to this office, and same will have immediate atten tlou. LATE CIRCUIT EXTENSIVE COURT NEWS PROCEEDINGS TO DATE OF JUDGE 1 0REAT WORK OF DEVELOPMENT WHITNEY'S JUSTICE. m PROGRESS SOUTHEAST MILL. I oF CITY MUTT & JEFF Will pay their regular weekly visit to K isonia tonight and show how they got free tickets to the ball game. , For other pictures see ad page :, where you will liml grain announced dally. on pro- ,1:, Ik SPECIAL TERM TO TRY NOTED CASE Evening Telegram Bureau, Bar tow, Oct. 31. On Monday the court re-convened, and the following men! were sworn In to serve at petit jurors for this week: .1. W. Hicks. L. L. Bryant. K. . Every, K. II. Peoples. John Ackley, W. J. Dixon, V. A. Cates. Henry 11. M file Lakeland News made a briei j announcement in its last weeks is sue concerning the improvements which are now under way on the property of the W. V. llallam & Co.. at Lakeland Highlands, six miles southea.-it of Lakeland, near (lUthrlc. ! the old llartow-Lukeland road and DEATH OF MRS. D. A. McRAE. Tandy, It. II. Gray, It. V. Bryant. M. (5. Merritt. J. W. I ou i looking Banana lake. O'ltoniel. J. K. Futch, V. T. Wright j This develt.pniem consists of the .left Crews, II. Carter. .1. J. Boyu-! building of a family country Club ton, J. E. Child. J. L. Mow ley, .1. A.! I'ouse, schmd and chapel, also boat Williams, It. K. Sellers. .Ietis, I houses on Lakes Scott and Banana. Stephens, T. E. Hays. John W. jai an approximate cost of $2."i.hmi. Miles, .1. W. Durrancc, .1. K. Brown. A. l; I Boston, Nov. I. On the wa' to. nave married Miss ClBUldi, Rev. Clarence V. T. Rich t$0 'p tor of lmmanuel Baptist eholrck, at Camb.idge, was indicted l)a ' yefterday afternoon on five lodufU charging murder in the first fcjfee. The Jurors were unanimous llktlielr decision. Richesou is rharg M '.wltk the alleged poisoning of Ijlnnell, of Hyannis on October J.' Over thirty witnesses were ex- laAUied 'during the hearing which Died the attention of the grand Iifj, the past four days. The U for Mr. Richeson's trial has M tentatively set for some time In January. I!--- tlS CXAIH OF tTATPA BOY YESTERDAY t uv-. Mt Nov.' A shocking trag oecied here yesterday morning L Ljraao King, the 12 year old f fomer Mayor Frank L. Wing, I 4ls death by the acidental dis ircs of a' shotgun in his own OUDff WiOjg tof shortly after lajht and went out to the chick yard with the gun, stating to hi3 lly that, he Intended killing the en .hawk which had been hov g arouttd the place for several I, He: had mounted a box and waiting for the hawk, having ed the gun,' when, in some un vtt manner the weapon fell from bands and was discharged, the ijef catching on the corner of I . hot. The load entered the - ' 'i heart, causing Instant death. ' . lad was a general favorite in t ap and his tragic and untimely ' , feu eaased - widespread sorrow. -iVfafsTal.was' conducted this . -lift ftn Mi First Presbyter- Evening Telegram Bureau, Bar tow, Nov. 1. In the case of the &alc vs. M. F. Johnson and W. F. Robertson, charged with man slaughter, Col. Tom Palmer, attor ney for the defendants made u mo tion 'for a severance which has not yet been decided. These two men will be tried at a special term after Christmas. As Palmer represents the defendants and II. S. Phillips will nsslst the State, any one can see thai this trial will be a great legal battle. This case grous out of the de plorable tragedy which occurred ut Fort Meade on July 4th, ' involving I'ea'n ; i i.c" ..t.ov,; yn'ig lady of Lakeland. Some Political Gossip. Hon. II. S. Phillips, State Attor ney for the Sixth Circuit was here a good part of last week, looking af ter the interests of the State in the Robertson and Johnson case, advis ing and otherwise assisting Mr. Sin glet a ry in his new duties, and inci dentally talking politics. Mr. Phil lips is a good mixer, and he saw a good many of the boys while in the county. He avers thai he will give I'ncle Steve the race of his life. Today. Hon. S. M. Sparkman, Con gressman from this dictrict, has been in town and mixing with and talk ing to the boys. He is looking spry j and ready for a light. He seems to know a great many of the people, particularly the older settlers. Since I'ncle Steve has definitely announc ed we tan now look for an interest ing and warm fight between these two deservedly popular men. Both men have many warm friends In Bartow and Polk county. AGED VETERAN FOUND DEAD TODAY Just as we go to (tress news was biouaht to the tity of the death of Mr. II. Mclnnis, who was found dead in the woods near Pauway about l'i o'clock this morning. His tlt-ath occurred some time yes terday morning, as when last seen he was going to the station to take the train for Lakeland. When found, he was lying on his face In the road, all indications pointing to the fact that he had been dead about 24 hours. The funeral will occur at Medulla tomorrow, at Mudelo tomorrow. It Is not known what was the cause of Mr. Mclnnis death, but it is supposed to be heart failure. He was seen in Lakeland Monday in apparent good health and his death comes as a great shock to his family jand friends. II. Robertson. The grand jury re-convened ni'.d began the invest iiil ion of clinics. flie following indictments were ic- tuructl on Monday: Slate vs. Jim Bennett, two ii diet meiits, one for tarrying conceal ed weapons and I lie other for as sault with intent to murder. To be tried. State vs. Cillmaii llobson, color td, murder. Hobsou is alleged to have killed another negro Ilea" Frostproof on July lit, I'.UI. He h:: becu in Jail since then. His trial will take place next Thursday, Nov. .'. anil he will be represented by 11. P.. Huffaker and Wilson & Boswe!!. State vs. Richard Brown, enter ing building with intent to com mi. misdemeanor. State vs. Lob Urlfliii. colored, a sanli with intent to murder. I. F. Iiolsou. while, brcakiiiK ni l entering with intent to commit i misdemeanor. (ieneral Siloed, colored, mm !i '. Bertha Wilson, entering with in tent to commit misdemeanor. Supreme Court Affirms Sentence News has reached here that the Supremo court has confirmed the sentences fit Cannon ami I triggers. It will be remembered that these two men wen- tried here last spring for a murder committed at Mul berry. Cannon was given a life sentence and Driggers a twenty years' sentence. Their only hope now is for a pardon. The Judge Means Business. If you are summoned to appear in .Bulge Whitney's court to give tes timony, you had better lay all oilier business asitle and appear when you are summoned, for the Judge has laid il down positively that if per sons do not obey I lie orders of the court lit; will have them arrested and put. in jail. On yesterday ho ordered lhat the witnesses in the Hale ease should be in court this morning, and when some of them did not appear he ordered that they be arrested and put in jail, but on finding that there had been some misunderstanding about the order he revoked il. People of the county will soon learn that the Circuit Court will not In: trilled with by any body. Th" Judge gave it to lit! un derstood that he is here for business. Late yesterday afternoon the jury in the Taylor case wherein J. H. Taylor sued the Prairie Pebble' Phosphate Company for damages, he having had his leg broken by falling from a trolley car operated by de fendant company, In May, HMt'.l, re turned a verdict for the plaintiff lor $2,.0). This case has been very hard fought, having gone to the Supreme Court on a question of pleadings. The defendant will doubtless take an appeal to the Supreme Court. The contention of the defendant Is that the plaintiff was hurt by reason of his own neg ligence and carelessness. J. W. Brady represented the plaintiff and Wilson & Swearlngen the defendant. We hac had the pleasure of ex iuiiiuing I lie plans of this club house and wo believe we are tiiite safe in Mating that it is Hie most attrac tive building td' its kind in the state el Florida. Architect (luy Platl Johnson, of Lakeland, lias done luiuselt great tttilit in working out the plans for this magnificent structure. Mr. John (i. Schmidt. oT Lakeland, the contractor, is a man of many years of building experience in high ilass buildings and will be aide to i any out the ideas of the architect in a thoroughly up-to-date manner. The building is of (he Spanish style of architecture and the details have been worked out on strictly original lines. There is much similarity be tween tills building and the line buildings tif Southern California. The present size of the building is Hill by 107 feet, two stories high and with arrangements to add on as the demand warrants. It will include large lounging rooms, par-1 lor, blllianl room, bariier -hop, din ing rooms and sleeping rooms. Tin building will be equipped with hot and etdd water and heat in all rooms and with a very complete wa ter system, shower baths and light ing plant. In fad, every modern oonwnience Is provided for in the Lakeland Highlands Club, which will be completed about January I. The combination school anil chap el will be for Hie benefit of the guests of the Club. Likewise the garage and stables. II is planned to arrange for all kinds of enter tainment both in and out of doors, including golf course. The build ing of this i lub and the sale and de velopment of the several thousand aires of the Highland Lake land in the viclnily or the club opens up possibilities for this section of Polk county that should till us all with pride. The class of people who are pur chasing these ten, twenty and fifty acre tracts for a home in Florida are all financially able to plant their rapefruit, orango ami tangerine groves and to build homes, costing not less I ha n tl.r.nn each. In fact the restrictions in this district are such that a cheaper homo cannot In built on -iht? property. So attractive is this region, which has an average elevation of about "00 feet, is rolling ami naturally drained and has splendid views, that it Is attracting local pKple of Polk Mrs. 1. A. MtRae passed away at her home in this city Saturday night alter an illness of oevoral months, having eome to Lakeland for her health over a year ago. Mrs. Mcltae was a sister of Mr. P. B. Hayuts. of Ibis city, and was a lovable Christian woman. To kuow her was io love her, and although confined to her home during the greater part of her residence hore, hhe made many friends who deeply sympathize with the bereaved in their hour of sorrow. Besides her brother. Mrs. Mcltae is mourned by a devoted husband, three daughters and a son. The body was accompanied back to the old lioine at McRae, Ca. by Mr. Mcltae. Miss Alice Mi Kae and Mrs. P. B llaynes. The Anglo 1'ndertaking company were in charge of (he fun eral arrangements. MET DEATH IN LAKE C. C. Brian, Stricken wild Heart .Trouble While in Boat HALE CASE SET I OK MM SATlRDAt Evening Telegram Bureau Bar tow. Nov. I. - Ben Hale was ar raigned yesterday and interposed a plea of not guilty. Senator Dayton, who is representing Hale, made a mot ion for a continuance of the to iioxi lerm. .iier argu ment by Senator Dayton and by Slate Attorney Singletary, the mo tion was denied, and the trial set for next Saturday, Nov. . Several Witnesses for Hie defense have been subpoenaed and the case promises to be hard fought. Hale, it will be remembered, kill ed Floyd Carier, near Kathleen, some lime last summer, and has been in jail since then. Ho will be represented by Dayton ti Dayton, of Dade City. Senator Dayton Is hero now looking after Hale's Interests. I Date of the trial has not vet been set. We understand thai the grand jury is still considering the charge against Martin, growing out of the killing for which Hale is held. DEATH OF LITTLE CHILD William Samuel, the olovcii nionlhs' old son of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Pillaiis died Sunday night, alter an illness of several weeks of thol era infantum. The little body was taken to Or- lanuo wnere tunerai services were hold by the Presbyterian minister and interment made. The family have the deepest sympathy of the community in their great sorrow. Hoard week at and Lodging $". no Hansard's Cafe. per BARKER GETS HIS TOR HORSE STEALING While fishing Saturday afternoon on Uke Parker, C. c. Brian, of Sa lem, Ohio, rustained a stroke of heart failure and fell from the boat into the water, being dead when picked up about ten minutes later. It was thought at first to lie a case of drowning, but Dr. Mevis, who was on the scene shortly after l the accident occurred, stated that no water had entered the body and' Hie man must, therefore, have been dead when he foil from the boat. This opinion was further subsftan liatetl by the lad that when rescu ers reached the man his hotly was Moating near the surface of the water. F. It. Shepherd, c. II. Autrey, p, I'. Mttss and others were near th dock at the time, and their attention was intruded to Mr. lirlan by hU try for belli, the ncvr instant his hotly plunging overboard. Boats wore put out immediately and with in ton minutes niter the accident occurred his hotly was ashore and every moans of resuscitation was used, but to no avail, as his death, probably hail been almost instantan eous. Snlem, Ohio, and altctsliriMotaoisht Mr. Brian came to Lakeland dur ing the summer from Salem, Ohio, and after about six weeks' stay here hi went over lo ( uba, and had onlv returned last Wednesday. He wast slopping at Hit; Matan.as hotel and when leaving there about 2 o'clock for the lake, was in high spirits and apparently in good health. Th" accident occurred about an hour later. The body was taken to the under taking establishment of L. W. Cow dory where it remained until the arrival of a brother of the deceased, who reached the city last night, and who accompanied the remains to Salem this morning. Deceased was a man about 3," years of ;:ec and was unmarried. Ha was of Konlal ill. position and pleas ing manners, and those who knew him here were very favorably im pressed with him. CONGRESSMAN S. M. SPARKMAN IN LAKELAND TODAY county to make investments in the Lakeland Highlands district. Sev eral sales have been reported re cently of local people who wish to enjtiy the best in the county and who also recognize that this par ticular land will rapidly increase In value ."8 the development work pro gresses. Messrs. W. F. llallam & Co. have during the past year been bringing, as Investors to this property, a very high class of business and profes sional people, retired and semi-retired. These people are from New (Continued on Page 4.1 Keening Telegram Bureau. Bar low, Nov. I. Vest onlay John How ard Barker plead guilty to the charge of larceny of a horse from J. K. Futch. anil through his and his attorney's plea was able i K. off with the minimum sentence for this offense, nanieiy, two years in I In state, prison. Barker, by appoint ment of the Judge, was represented by It. B. Huffaker. PROMINENT OFFICIALS HERE. Atlantic Coast Line private car I'.OS occupied by Chief Kngineor K". B. Pleasants and Kngineor of Road way L. L. Sparrow passed through Lakeland today en route to Tampa on an inspection trip. I noy stop ped hero for half an hour in con sultation with Superintendent Council. Congressman S. M. Sparkman ar rived in the city at noon today from Bartow, and has been busily en gaged in shaking hands with his constituents anil looking generally after his political fences. "Uncle Steve." as he is popularly known, has a strong following in Polk county, ami as chairman of the Rivers and Harlmrs Committee, he feels lhat he Is in position to di more than over for this section of the State, and desires to give the people the benefit of his experience and ability during the next six years. That his splendid work will bo recognized and rewarded accord ingly, is the opinion of his larg' number of friends. Western Cafe.- meats only. Hansard's A glance across Munn Park shows the new union station(and express company buildings rapidly nearing completion; there Is a great deal of residence property now undergoing radical improvements and in many respects Lakeland looks not unlike a "boom town." ' New concrete walks in front of the Kentucky building opposite Munn Park, also cause pedestrians to pay tribute to the cause of civic Improvement. i " " - i - - 4-