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C - --.-. ',. ..... ' f . .. . ' " HE LAKELAND EYEMNG TELEGRAM Published in the Best Town in the Best Part of the Best State SPLENDID LAKELAND, FLORIDA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1911 a m stitvicE Changes To Be in Schedule Dur- ;ext Few Days. g Sunday, November 13, p. L. schedule will go into jrever, me oniy cnange the time of arrival here ning train No. 42 from Ich has been reaching here at 8:15 and which will to 7:47 a. m. In between Sanford and 111 be resumed next Wed fovember 15th. This great convenience to the tuth Florida last winter. led Sanford people and een that city and Lake It Lakeland or Tampa and same day. give the new schedule into effect next Sunday: From Jacksonville. 5:22a.m. 5:30p.m. :tup.m. Ire From Sanford 11: 28a.m. e from Waycrou 7:30p.m. to from Ocala. 11:05a.m. from Ft M?en. 11; 25a.ni. Si30p.ni. from Boca Grande 9:20 p.m. from Ft Meade 5: 15p.m. re from Tampa 7:7a.m . . lt:35a.m 5:30p.m. 10:20p.m pit for Tampa SOME OF THE THINGS OUR NEW MAYOR PROPOSES TO DO Mr. S. L. A. Clonts, Lakeland's newly elected Mayor, is receiving! the congratulations of his many friends over his election to the high est municipal office within the gift of the people. Speaking of what he favored for the city's interests he said, "1 am go ing to clean up the town, and see that it is kept that way. 1 am su ing to do everything 1 can to install a sewerage system in Lakeland. Lakeland is growing; and 1 will b for everything that will promote this growth and make of the town one of the best, cleanest and most UD-to- date little cities in Florida." NO. 8 AT BIRTHPLACE OF LINCOLN TAFT PRESIDES OVER DEDICA TION TODAY OF IMPOSING MEMORIAL. NOTED TRUST CASE 0,11 TRIAL TODAY. (Oy Associated Press.) Washington, D. C, Nov. 9. One of the most notable cases ever brought under the Sherman Anti- Trust Act Is on the docket for con sideration today in the Supreme Court of the United States, uuder the popular title of "The Cotton Corner Cases." This case grew out of the indictment in New York of James A. Patten, Eugene G. Scales, Frank II. Hayne and William P. Brown. charging them with conspiring to buy enough cotton on the New York Cotton Exchange to control the price and then to sell at arbitrary prices The defendants won in the lower courts. (By Associated Press.) Hodgenville, Ky., Nov. 9. En shrining the log cabin in which Ab raham Lincoln first saw the light an Imposing granite memorial to the war president was dedicated here to day, and accepted for the nation by President Taft. The memorial stands where the cabin it shields was originally built by Lincoln's parents, after their arrival from Virginia. The ceremonieB this afternoon mark ed the consummation of a nation wide movement to convert Lincoln's birthplace into a national preserve. Addresses were made by Taft, form er Governor Folk, of Missouri, Gov ernor Willson, of Kentucky, Senator Borah, and General Black, former commander G. A. R. BREAKING UP OF DYNASTY IMPERIAL THRONE TOTTERING UNDER ATTACK OF CHINESE REVOLUTIONISTS (By Associated Press.) Hong Kong, China, Nov. 9. Can ton, the capital of Kwang Tung pro vince, and the largest city in China, formally declared its independence today, when the dragon flag was lowered and a salute in honor of the new government was fired. TRAFFIC STOPPED ON HIGH SPRINGS DIVIS0N TODAY REVOLUTIONISTS CAPTURE CITY OF K0W CHOW. I By Associated Press.) Amoy, Noy. 9. City of Kow Chow, population seven hundred thousand, today in hands of revolutionists. Af ter taking It, they wiped out the en tire Manchu district. Traffic on the High Springs branch of the A. C. L. was held up for five hours this morning on account of the burning of the Hillsborough river bridge Just this side of Richland, a small sectlonetaoinshrdluupupup small station in this county. It is not knowu what caused the bridge to catch fire, but it is pre sumed to have caught from a pass ing engine. The fire was discovered about 7 o'clock and although it was put out immediately, it had already burned to such an extent that It could not be traversed. Passenger train No. 42, leaving here at 8:25 this morning was held up at the river, while "Sunny Jim" remained at Richland. $20,000 SCHOOL FOR n. MEADE Splendid Bailding To Be Erected by Thrivicg Little City. RAILROAD COMMISSIONERS HERE EN ROUTE TO DAVENPORT FATHER OF LAKELAND LADY KILLED BY TRAIN 5:35a.m. 5:37p.m 9:4; 1 1 :3oa.m. m tot Wajcroii 8:20a.m. ve for Ocala 5:40p.m. e for Ft. Myen 5:40p.m 8:25a.m. for Boca Grande 8:00a. m Meade and Mulberry II :3a.m for Jacksonville 7:37s. m 11:45a.m. 10:35p.m ve for Sanford 5:42p.m C. BIGGINS HERE. Went J. c. Higgins, of Division of the Atlantic ilway, Is a prominent keland today, having n official business. Sev- ago Supt. Higgins was ndon active work on breakdown in health, time the office of Su- was ably filled bv Mr. ho has since been ap- tant Superintendent. WOULD GIVE TY A ROYAL WELCOME he renowned baseball led to appear in Jack- early date in the great success In his or, and should he come e would be welcomed breaking audience. Mrs. J. Q. French has Just re ceived the sad intelligence of the death of her father. Mr. Matthew At kinson, which was caused by that gentleman being run over by a train at his home in Red Key, Indiana, a few days ago. Squire Atkinson, as he was known, was walking along the railroad track and being partially deaf he did not note the approach of a swiftly mov ing train which ran over him be fere It was possible for the engineer to stop. His body was literally ground In pieces and was scattered for some distance along the track. Deceased was 78 years old, and it was owing to his advanced age that his hearing was impaired to such an extent that he could not hear the ap proach of the train. Mrs. French has the sympathy of the community in her bereavement. Hon. S. II. Blltch and Royal C. Dunn, members of the Florida Rail road Commission, were in Lakeland this morning for a few hours en route to Davenport, where they go to investigate conditions looking to the erection of a suitable depot at that place. While here Messrs. Blltch and Dunn Inspected the handsome new passenger station, which they were instrumental in securing for lake land, and which they found was coming up to the full requirements. The people of Lakeland feel very kindly toward the Railroad Commis sion as they aided materially In get ting the city this much needed Improvement. PEKING IN THROES OF REVOLUTIONARY EXCITEMENT (By Associated Press.) Peking, Nov. 9. Excitement here growing toiiight. Residents of for bidden city are taking in great quantities rice and other stores. Legations consider all hope for Man chu has vanished. INVESTIGATING BASE- BILL TICKET SCANDAL. (By Associated Press.) Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov. 9. The National baseball commission begins its meeting here today to investigate ticket speculation in New York in connection with the World Series of games recently. SERIOUSNESS OF SITUATION INCREASES AT SHANGHAI ( By Associated Press.) Shanghai, Nov. 9. Nanking in Bouth and Peking ln north appear tonight to .be the only remaining strongholds of the Manchus. For eigners are safe. Situation her becomes increasingly serious? The Imperial government has absolutely disappeared. COLORED MAN BURNED BY EXPLOSION OF GASOLINE. OFFICIAL APPOINTMENTS MADE BY STATE PRESIDENT U. D. C. The State president of Florida di vision, L. D. C, announces the fol lowing as her official appointments of ladies to take part In the unveiling of Olustee monument on February 20, 1912: c onsor for Florida division, U. D. t Mrs. Irene McCreary Edwards, Gai. Ille. Fla. Maid of Honor Florida division V. D. C, Miss Essie Bessent, Jack sonville, Fla. Sponsor for Florida division. Chil dren of the Confederacy, Miss Effie Parramore, late of Lakeland, Fla. Robert Washington, a colored man employed in the pressing club at the rear of T. I. Wood's store, was severely burned ' this afternoon about three o'clock when a bottle of gasoline exploded from coming in contact with a hot electric iron. The oil was thrown over his entire body aud before the flames could be extinguished the man's shirt had been burned off his body, the skin coming also. The man's Injuries were confined principally to his face and upper portion of his body, and while very painful they arc not thought to be serious. As soon as the accident occurred the alarm of fire was turned in and the fire department responded im mediately, however, the flames wer.' extinguished with a bucket of water before their arrival. The damage to the building was only slight. Washington was given medical at tention by Dr. Love and is resting as wen as could be expected at th. time of going to press. NEWYOM STREET CLEANERS 0,11 STRIXE. (By Associated Press.) New York. Nov. 9. Drivers in the street cleaning department struck last night because they did not like the new method of moving refuse at night. This morning ashes and gar bage accumulated in hundreds of thousands of houses. FIRST LYCEUM NUMBER SPLENDID ENTERTAINMENT The Herron Theatre was almost completely filled last night by a large and appreciative audience who witnessed the splendid program given by thf Nell Bunnell Concert Company, the first of the Lyceum attractions. The beautiful young women were each artists in their line and from the first number until the last they held the undivided attention of their audience. That they made a most favorable impression was evidenced by the many expressions of approval and appreciation of their work which were heard at the close of the en tertainment. I Miss Bunnell possesses a voice of rare sweetness and range, and her various numbers were beautiful in deed. Her last number was "An nie Laurie." and that she saved the best for the last everyone agreed. Miss Louise McHenry is a beauti ful and bewitching little woman and her interpretations were all that could be desired. A scene from "Polly or the Circus. was splendid ly given and her negro dialect se lections were equally enjoyable. Offering a program which was both heavy and difficult, Miss Louiw. Milligan charmed all with her niann numbers, the rendition of which! proved her to be a musician of regional ability. Miss Milligan Is also a very sympathetic accompan-l 1st The entire entertainment was one which the most critical could not but enjoy, however, this is only a fore runner of the many good things in store for the people of Lakeland who patronize the Lyceum this season. TEACHERS' INSTITUTE To be held at Auburndale, Friday, December 1st, in lieu of Saturday. November 25, 1911. December 1, 9:30 a. m. PROGRAMME. Opening Address. Prof. Chas. M. Jones. Discussion: Management and Ar . rangement of the School Grounds Leader Prof. Wiggins Dlscussiou: A Recitation in Arith metic. .. .Leader, Wm. N. Sheats Discussion: How to Control Pupils Beyond the Adolescent Age Leader Miss Tomlinsoii Discussion: The Most Satisfactory and Exact Method of (trading Pupils, Lender, Mrs. M. II. Terry Discussion : .The Most Efficient Way to Grade an t'ligrndcd School trader prof. Raulerson Discussion: How to Make a School room Attractive lor Primary Pu pils, lender, Miss Anna McDonald. A leader for each subject is named, but everyone is expected to take in the discussion of the subject In which he or she Is Interested. Supt. Kirk says: "Only those who attended this Institute tan count the day as taught. Evening Telegram Bureau, Bar tow, Nov. 8. There was very little doing in the court today. The crim inal docket, insofar as the ones in dicted were in jail, was cleared up. There are several persons out on bond whose cases will not be dispos ed of until the regular or special term. The special term will likely begin the first Monday in January and the regular term the first Mon day in April. Today, John Henry Brown, color ed, was tried for breaking and en tering and found not guilty. Bertha Wilson, colored, was tried on a like liar go and found not guilty. Judee Whitney, by his remarks and by his sentences passed, has let It be known that he has no sympathy with those who ure found Kuilty of promlscous cutting and shooting. At this court there have been a treat many cases among the negroes of assaults with intent to murder wherein the defendants were charg ed with cutting or shooting their Ictims. In every ense of a convic tion the Judge has imposed heavy sentences. He says that for at tempts to murder where there has been cuttlnr or shootlnir. unon con viction he will give ten years and when he comes around the next time. If there is a conviction of some one from the same community on the same kind of a charge he will make the sentence fifteen years, and for the third similar offense ifrooi that community, he will make tho sentence twenty years. He says that he is determined to do all in his nower to out a ston to this cutting and shooting among the negroes iu the county. The hustling town of Fort Meado is noon to begin the erection of a S20.ooo M'hoolhoiiNc. At a meeting of the Hoard of Public instruction last Monday which was continued to Wednesday. Fort Meade was given authority by its special sub-district trustees to issue warrants for the purpose of erecting a commodious structure. The building is to be of brick and will be built to accommo date 700 students. It will not like ly be ready for occupancy before tba opening of the next school year. NORWAY AND SWEDEN ASK TARIFF CONCESSIONS (By Associated Press.) Washington, D. '., Nov. 9. Nor way and Sweden, through their dip lomatic representatives here have requested the I'nlted States to grant them under favored nation clause of their treaties the same privileges as given Canada in wood pulp and print paper section of the reciprocity agreement. H0MESEEKERS ARRIVE HERE ARE MUCH PLEASED DEATH OF LITTLE BABE. The one day old babe of Mr. and Mrs. J. c. Jones died last night and will be Interred this afternoon in the city cemetery. The Gentry Under taking Co., are la charge of the fun eral arrangements. EVELYN ARTHUR SEE OEISPniSO'i SENTENCE (By Associated Press.) Chicago. Ills., Nov. Evelyn Arthur See, founder of "Absolute Life" cult, convicted of contributing to delinquency of Mildred Bridges, a Juvenile disciple of the cult, was today sentenced to prison from one to Ave years. A party of nine homeseck-rs from Ohio, reached Lakeland last night. headed by Mr. (iadin, agent for the Florida lakeland Homes Company, and today tliey left for the Lakcland- Auburndalc trat, where tliey will make investments for themselves and also for fifty residents of Ohio. whom they represent and who will come to Lakeland for the winter. The party are enthusiastic over l.nkeland and surrounding country and u ikjii their return Sunday will do some good boosting for this sec tion. While investigating the Lake-land-Auburndalc tract they will be guests of Lehman Lodge, the demon stration farm of the Florida-Lakeland Homes Company. A. C. L ENGINEER DIES: LIVED AT SANFORD Engineer W. R. Price, of the At lantic Coast Line Railway, died sud denly on the train between Jesup and Waycross. Ga., Monday morn ing. His family, who live at San ford. left on the afternoon train Monday for Waycross, where Mr. Price will be interred.