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HE LAKELAND EYEMNG TELEGRAM
Published in the Best Town in the Best Part of the Best State
LAKELAND, FLORIDA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1911
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
give the new schedule
into effect next Sunday:
Ire From Sanford
e from Waycrou
to from Ocala.
from Ft M?en.
from Boca Grande
from Ft Meade
re from Tampa
. . lt:35a.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."
TAFT PRESIDES OVER DEDICA
TION TODAY OF IMPOSING
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
(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.
IMPERIAL THRONE TOTTERING
UNDER ATTACK OF CHINESE
(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
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 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
FOR n. MEADE
Splendid Bailding To Be
Erected by Thrivicg
HERE EN ROUTE TO DAVENPORT
FATHER OF LAKELAND LADY
KILLED BY TRAIN
1 1 :3oa.m.
m tot Wajcroii
ve for Ocala
e for Ft. Myen
for Boca Grande
Meade and Mulberry
ve for Sanford
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-
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
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
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
(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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
To be held at Auburndale, Friday,
December 1st, in lieu of Saturday.
November 25, 1911.
December 1, 9:30 a. m.
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 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
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
EVELYN ARTHUR SEE
(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
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.
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