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THE IMEIANI) EVEMNG TELEGRAM Published in the Best Town in the Best Part of the Best State. TCI. 1 LAKELAND, FLORIDA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1911. NO. 11 ELECTRIC CHAIR rOR BEATTIE IHE SUPREME COURT DECIDES AGAIIiST HIM, AND HIS HOPE 02 LIIE IS SLENDER. d'.y Associated Press.) Ru-hraj'ud. Va.. Nov. 13. The Su- prtW Court oi Appea iuuy u.uic the petition for a writ or error in the case o.' H. ( lay Belittle, Jr., con victed of the murder of his wife last July. Oi ly cbmcney or a reprieve h, Governor Mann can save Beattle Iron the .Ctrl.: chair on November A 1INE PRODUCTION. it!1,v,ih-h it was Saturday nig'uf, j a- lVrt Leigh says "Saturday uiiLi .-eeins to tie a Dad snow ntgm in Laseiaiio, inure a icij f pm halve autJicnro present to wit s the s'Anrf'd production "The aa on the Box" at the Herron the btre on mat evening. The .-how was fine, but at the end fcf the second act, Bert decided that Mic nee was too cold perhaps thinkiiiR too much over the sins of their past life or pondering on the rr!y approach of the Sabbath any- t(y, re came out and tow tnem to iuku and clap and laugh whether Ithere was anything to be amused at lor sot, and after that the audience k&s tin rry r.s a marriage bell. The production was splendid from lie rise to the fall of the curtain In Utt its about as good a show as kir.es to South Florida. Bert Leigh, Is the loading role, Is an actor of un fcsual ability, while Miss Billy Long, lte ! ailing woman, handled her part In t manner which won for her many friends, ail of whom will be Inter pied to barn that she la the charm- "t wlf.' cf Mr. Leigh. SOUTHERN HAS BAD WRECK IN N. C. (By Associated Press.) Charlotte, N. C, Nov. 13. One person was killed and several report ed Injured today, when the Washington-New Orleans Southern Rail way train whs derailed near Reads Wile. The engine and six cars left the track. The cause of the wreck Is unknown. jack mosr . HERE TONIGHT WASHINGTON DESPATCH PRE DICTS FROST AS FAR SOUTH AS TAMPA. SUPREME COURT DECISION IN MOVING PICTURE MATTER (By Associated Press.) Washington. I). C. Nov. 13. The Supreme Court today held that mov ing pictures, based oil scenes from a copy-righted book, constitute an Infringment on copy-right. (By Associated Press.) Washington, D. C, Nov. 13. The LOOKING TO YIIANJIII liAl CHINA TURNS TO DISGRACED PREMIER IN HER HOUR OF EXTREMITY. (By Associated Press.) Peking, Nov. 13. Yuan Shi Kal, .. hJr i. by two thousand troops A WELCOME RELIEF. Af: r lung seige of musical and larir. .'n;"iiic mnlnilnmii mvA I'el !::; Mays, tin t hp.it ro-entnir null. " o -o t invite a return of the f 'ur-ijyi!, Svhakesnparpan itrnma In K'T': w"in niin? manner than has l'r.n:,n.-i.J iwr maujr yemru. 'cr i!:e frst time in more than a Paris has arranged tor a tri,s of Shakespearean perform E That will extend through the al t! ."utrk-al season. Vienna, the of the classic drama, has an 'cd a number of very elaborate rMi'tioti9 Of Shakpnp.pn nl.tr. York ill see two of Its favor e ILod'-rn actresses. M.iirfp AH.m. M f!:ar.t'..o n. i . in magmncem hv v , '"r""i Mgni, wnue a rf-prirtolre of Shakes- fi :r rs fcj. t:- son f NEAR ESCAPE OF McNAMARAS me country are rapidly disappear ing, but the South is still to have Its coldest weather. Temperatures are rising in the Central and Western States. Freezing weather as far South as Pensacola, Pla., is reported this morning, to be followed by cold er temperatures tonight. General frost predicted in the Jacksonville and Tampa region. High winds are general along the Atlantic Coast, but will diminish. GUARDS DISCOVER THAT BARS WERE BEING CUT WITH POWERFUL ACID. (By Associated Press) Los Angeles, Calif., Nov. 13. Guards In the county jail where the McNamara brothers are confined pre vented a Jail delivery yesterday. It was discovered that An attempt had been made to cut the bars of the cell with a powerful acid. The guards also found pistols and knives in a bucket nearby. . The McNamaras have been absolved from any com plicity in the attempted escape. L. Plerson, held for robbery, was found near, with an acid dropper In his hand. AMERICAN WOMAN'S LEAGUE TO MEET THURSDAY AFTERN'N '' '"T the next three r 'l f the public taste for ' ' "i d more frivolous form ttf t for the past few years ; : ' ranks of the Icgitl lTi ,Q almost a minimum. :-' x option of Julia Mar- ;" "Wt, who will appear r: theatre Friday night, - "1 an elaborate produc ' Mght. is the only : his met with sufficient ! ' 'arrar.t her in confining "s -StJMively to Shakes- r-AER SAlfir. rTyt..r 1 MEN DROWNED soeiated Press.) avn. Cc,ntl v I'WiOtr,.,, 'cw wk to '-t i i-v ,a Haven KrtJ." the men were ej ' two others were A called meeting of the American Woman's League will occur Thurs day afternoon, November 16th at 3 p. ni., at the home of Mrs. K. G. Tweedell on New York avenue. We want to get In touch with the League at large, 'which is going steadily on with its plans in spite of all the dlffi' culties It lias labored under ever since Its inception. The newly organized corporation Is solving many of the League's fin ancial problem:!, and It is earnestly requested that every member come to next Thursday's meeting, prepared to contribute to the Regent's Cor poration fund. No organizatlou can exist and do business without money, and just at this time one of the greatest legal battles the League has ever fought Is on at St. Louis and much depends on its outcome. Let us do our part in making it end in victory for General Madden and the League. MRS. F. EDWARDS OHLINGER, Press Reporter By order of the President. MRS. 0. M. EATON. BROOKLYN SHOCKED BY TRIPLE MURDER TODAY (By Associated Press.) New York. Nov. 13. A triple murder was committed at Brooklyn today. A woman, ' her daughter and child were found dead In a Park avenue dwelling. The father of the child is being sought by the police. today made triumphant entry Into the capital whence he was driven in disgrace three years ago. A vast multitude greeted him silently. Yuan expressed unwillingness to assume premiership. Whether he can be persuaded to reconsider his decision is a question that is causing much speculation. AMERICANS AND FOREIGNERS FLEEING FROM NANKING (By Associated Press.) Nanking, Nov. 13. American and other consuls, and foreigners under their protection, will move out of this city immediately. Commanders of foreign warships today notified con suls that they would protect the lives or those remaining Inside the city. RAILROADS WIN CASE IN SUPREME COURT (By Associated Press.) Washington, D. C, Nov. 13. The United States Supreme Court today ended a stubborn contest involving the power of the Interstate Com merce Commission to prohibit rail roads from paying operators on ele vators compensation for "elevating" grain In transit. The court held that the Commission does not possess this power. 0. L. Wentworth, E. W. Hensley, W. T. White and V. V. Sharpe, form ed, a party of traveling men arriving here from Tampa this morning to interview the business men of Lake land, and while here are located at the Trcmont. SHERIFF ELUDES MOB; NEGRO IN TAMPA JAIL Plant City, Nov. 13. (Special to i mud, and the party bad to abandon TWO BEST CITIES REPRESENTED Entrance of Col. T. J. L. Brcwn cf Tampa and Capt. Ed. O Brlen of Pensacola in the race for Congress-man-at-large guarantees a warm contest, although the two gentlemen are old friends. Jacksonville Metropolis. MAN AND WIFE MAKE HAVOC OF BANDITS (By Associated Press.) Valardens, Mexico, Nov. 13. Eighteen bandits, who attacked the store of Francisco Ibarra, were re pulsed today by Ibarra and his wife, who killed five and wounded three of the assailing party. Telegram) Guarded last night by a company of the Tampa militia. Lee Armistead, the negro desperado, Is now In the county jail at Tampa, where he was safely landed Saturday night about 10 o'clock by Sheriff Sturkey, of Pasco county. The two officers, whom be shot, now being much Improved, the excitement has almost abated, and it is not thought there will be any further attempts of violence. As noted in our Issue of Saturday,) the negro was captured at Dade City and was then being hurried to Tam pa by automobile. It was only due to the coolheaded manner in which he was spirited away that he reached that city alive, as the roadway for miles wan guarded by angry men eager to wreak vengeance on the would be murderer. Shortly after placing the negro In jail at Dade City, the sheriff gave out the information to the mob which had already formed around the jail, that bc"Vould not think of taking the negro to Tampa but would catch a late night train for Ocala. This threw the men off their guard, and as soon as they dispersed, the officers led the negro out the back door to a waiting automobile, and then a wild race through the fiat woods was begun, it being unadvisa ble to keep to the roads. After they had traveled several miles, the ne gro being hidden under the seat where he was glad enough to crouch,! the automobile got stuck in the the machine. They boarded a pass tng (reight, taking the prisoner to Tarpon Springs, from which place they chartered an automobile, reach ing Tampa about 10 o'clock that eve n nig where the negro was safely landed In jail. In this way they safely eluded the mob and threw everybody off their track for Hcveral hours no one knowing of their where abouts. While in jail at Dade City a con fession was secured by the sheriff from the negro. "The crowd outside wants to lynch you," said Sheriff Sturklc to the ne gro. "If you arc the right man and they get you they will certainly han dle you. If you arc the right man you better tell us so we can get you out of here and inside the Jail at Tampa before it is too late." Cowering in his cell and starting at the slightest sound, the negro, then said: "I am Lee Armistead, the man who Khot the two officers at Plant City. While the people who surrounded me at the bay head were alseep I slipped out and hurried away. At Zephyrhills I got a pair of overalls and a sweater, hoping to change my looks, and then went to the barber shop here. For God's sake take me out of here so those people can't get me because they will kill me." Both Yates and Garner are improv ing and it is thought they are now on the road to recovery, unless they receive some unforeseen backset. GREAT LABOR CONVENTION FEDERATION OF LABOR IS HOLD- ING MEETING IN AT LANTA TODAY. (By Associated Press.) Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 13. Approxl mately 400 delegates, representing every state, Including fraternal dele gates from England and Canada, an here today, at the opening session of the Thirty-first Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor, Leaders In every branch of organized labor are also In attendance, and many questions of world-wide lm portauce to labor are on the program for discussion. After a gigantic street parade this morning, addresses wero delivered, and the report of President Gompcrs was read. A synopsis of this report appears elsewhere In this paper. The Convention will probably be in ses sion two weeks. PLEASED THE STUDENTS. Kobe Ailyn, the impersonator and cntertainr r. who Is to give an enter tainment at the High School audi torium Thursday evening for the benefit cr She Coiifcdurate Monument, went over l-i the school this morning In icm)iiii.v with icveral cf the Daughters, ard gave several Imper sonations lit the morning exercises. All were much delighted with his en tertainment, ai the students will doubtless give the gentleman much good ad vei Using. EDISONIA TONIGHT. ORGANIZED LABOR'S APOSTLE AT ATLANTA CONVENTION, MR. GOMPERS REVIEWS PRO GRESS OF MOVEMENT. EETURNS FROM NORTHERN TRIP Mr. O. L. Tharp, of the Perry-Tharp-Berry Music Co., has return ed from an extended trip to Balti more. Washington, Philadelphia, and other cities, Including a stay of some duration in Chicago. While in these great cities. Mr. Tharp spent con siderable time in the factories and music houses, and gained many val uable pointers which will enable him to contribute even more to the suc cess of the Perry-Tharp-Berry Music House, which Is already most grati fying. Mr. Tharp also, while In Chi cago, took a thorough course In tun- ROMEO AND JULIET. Edisonia theatre takes pleasure in announcing that on Tuesday night, Nov. Hth tbey will present the op era of "Romeo and Juliet" in two full reels. This is said to be a magnificent production and we have had great trouble in securing it for Lakeland, as It is booked ahead for months, so we hope everybody will take advan tage of this opportunity. Another good picture to accom pany ft as well as music appropriate to the picture. Don't forget the date. Tuesday, Nov. 14th. Open 6:30 p. m.. usual prices. Edisonia presents a fine bill for to- iiight, as will be seen by the program which appears on page five. Good music will prevail, besides which the theater will be well heat ed, and you can therefore be com fortable if it is a little cooler than usual. Come out and have a pleas ant evening witnessing a fiplenciii show. The big hotels and private resi dences in West Palm Beach are being Improved and gotten In readiness for the opening of the tourist season the first cf the year. The grounds ot the Hotel Royal Poinciana arc being beautified in many ways. SHIP ON ROCKS; FIFTY ARE DOOMED (By Associated Press.) Astoria. Oregon, Nov. 13. The Steamer Washington, which ran ashore on Peacock Split, Is being driven by a gale to the rocks be tween Cape Disappointment and Northhead. It is believed that fifty passengers are doomed, as a terrific ps ia runnlnr. (By Associated Press.) Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 13. President Samuel Gompers, in informally open ing the Thirty-first Annual Conven tion of the American Federation of Labor here today, declared that he and the other two labor leaders sen tenced to jail for contempt of court, were ready to serve their sentences if they must. The subject of the fa mous Gompers, Morrison, Mitchell contempt case was brought up by C. T. Ladson, attorney for the Atlanta Federation, who excoriated Justice Wright in reviewing the catte. Gov ernor Smith and Mayor Winn ex tended a hearty welcome to several hundred national delegates from the United States, Canada and Enghnd. When tho afternoon session was opened, President Gompcrs re id I Is annual report, a synopsis of which follows: Atlanta, Ga., Nov. 13. President Samuel Gompcrs, of the American Federation of Labor, in his report submitted today to the delegates of the 3 1st annual convention, predict ed great changes in American meth ods of government particularly with regard to political parties, lie gave to the referendum, initiative and the recall the unqualified endorse ment of orgaulzed labor and declar ed that n real, representative de mocracy never bad been known in the United States because of the general absence of those provisions. "This seml-delflcatlon ot Judges," he said In defense of his endorse ment, "this sanctimonious cant about 'mob rule' some of which was in President Taft's message vetoing the Arizona statehood bill, is mere drivel." President Gompers' report, which tovcrs CO closely printed pages and would make more than 30 columns In u newspaper, says It leaves many Kubjects untouched or inadequately presented. In the main, the report declares for, and says organized labor demands: The referendum the initiative and the recall. Passage of the so-called anti-injunction bills at the next session of Congress. Restriction of immigration. Further restriction of convict iHimr. Legislation to relievo civil ser vice employees from the executive orders prohibiting them to petition Congress. Uniform laws for protection of life and health in factory buiid incs. A department of Labor in the Fed eral governmrnt. Employers' Liability and Work men's compensation acts throughout the Htates. Severe arraignment is made of so-called Scientific management or Efficiency systems. With its membership now more than 1,730.000. the greatest in its history and its financial condition ex cellent, the organization often called the greatest altruistic institution of the times enters the thirty-first year cf its work. "Despite all oppos'tion of the most relentless kind the American Labor movement grows and thrives; Its beneficent influence for the common uplift of labor and of all our people extends to all fields of useful activity and is becoming more generally rec ognized. The power which labor holds within its grasp Is understood by our opponents perhaps better ((v,t'','1,'' or fur.) m M mi 11 kmm 1 i." r " it I l .'4 1 ! . f : i . ; ' f !!! U if . i .