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THE LAKELAND EVENING TELEGRAM
Published in the Best Town in the Best Part of the Best State. Vol. i LAKELAND, FLORIDA, THURSDAY. APRIL 18. 1912. No. 145. SITING THE RESCUE SHIPftw winks damiebs imam .125,000 PEOPLE HOMELESS OF TITANIC DISASTER CANNOT BE SECURED TILL REVIVORS BRING STORY. W EXPECTED 1 A. M Lt.nnus Silence of Carpathia, r a jluch Refuses to Answer hum Ignoring Even President ji:v Associated Press.) s- V ik. April 18. According ' l..lnr thn I'arn-athir. '. ; -I Jl'l lwutMO r K ,ll 1 O ClOCK IUIUUIIUB uireless remains sueui, :es from Taft asking news r.:id lliT L.vn n.cssil Mi'ur Butt. reuiaiuiiiB uuau- ' ... J! . Details 01 me uisasier m known until the Carpathia 1)1,1" ' ho: So Hope for Astor and Othert. Associated Press.) St- iork. April 18. The steam- .1 :.. I,rinirill7 lli SIlTVlV ijip 1 ari-aiuitti """ - lil-lati'U lliauic, is uue ai t i ..r tiioro wire only o mh- ..1 till norsists. but 110 t;-,j Uao.ou r ' o:j, m. :nr as can be learned, has lu the l arparthla within tin ..v.fiinr hours Riving the Lu t U-.iU.ftT. rri,:u iiin-s available at the lute a:U, olJii osi. probably 1,312 per- K-.:li'-l. No details of the wreck tiU. u-iiic from the Carpathia or .-Vie. as wireless messages are 1 MANY ICE BERGS IN LINER'S PATH. New York. April is. Tin pr. -s-eiice of an unusually lam.' number of icebergs in tin- puth of transatlan tic liners was indicated by wireless last week. Twelve hours before tiie news of the Titanii's accident ivachtd the world the serious menace of the ice- BEFORE COUNCIL MEETING LAST NIGHT WAS UN MARKED BY ANY SENSA TIONAL PROCEEDINGS. The city Council met last uight in semi-monthly sessiou. Only a small amount of routine business came be fore the body. The Council repealed the ordinance bergs was pointed out bv the arrival r,Mlum,lf; tl,e A l"- u ralla' 10 here of the Cunard Line steamer Car-',llaie saUs at Kentucky and Florida mania, which r. ,.nrt...i i,9vimr ,i,,i.,,i avenue crossings, and the ordinance twenty-five big bergs, some of them more than 2.'.n feet high. The Car mania reported that the French steamship Niagara had had a worse experience, having bumped into two small bergs, which punched holes in her hull. The Niagara had this experienc 011 Thursday. The Titanic undoubtedly ran into this same ice bank. really lnteriereu who ijv.ir operators along the coast i ':;. !,.;ii weather. ;;; :.,,;, is gone that John Jacob . . . . 1.1 Aflor, Major mm, me jireiuuui 1 nine Strauss, IlenJ. Guggeu-.I.-orge l. Widener, of I'hila- :,; ll.tiry B. Harris, the theat a.auagcr; Charles M. Hayes, -at Crand Trunk railway, have r.cl. ia! arrangements are being :;! for the reception of th..' ;v only relatives and friends : i Milled 011 the dock. A : A.ali'.iy women have orga i : ! 1 movement for the steer- 1 k.ts. There is still some 1 w survivors have been .; y passing boats but the i faint one. committee was instructed to draw ; another ordinance requiring the com pany to place a tlagman before each incoming and outgoing train. It was decided to make a proposi tion to the Atlantic Coast Line rail- ay in regard to the broadening and paving of Cedar street, which lies between the station and Munn park. The Council will have the street im proved if the railroad company will agree to pay half the expense. ' The Atlantic Coast Line offered to furnish pipes for the draiuage of Florida avenue if the city would lay same. This was refused by the (Council, as it was their idea that the (By Associated Press.) 'railroad company should take care of Los Angeles, April IV Ad Wol- '"' water that might 'accumulate on gast, light weight champion, and Joe us trai ns wiiiumi assistance irom me Rivers, of l.os Angeles, the Mexican city. lighter, have signed articles for a A few bills were paid, after which twenty-round bout for the light Council adjourned. WOLGAST AND RIVERS FIGHT JULY 4 weight championship, here July 4. tii be fought HIT BY TORNADO. $25 REWARD OUT FOR JACKSONVILLE AGENT. Titusville was hit on Thursday by a small tornado. The damage done is estimated at between $:mhi and ll.ooo. No one was hurt, although two had narrow escapes. AMERICAN-MEXICAN DIPLOMATIC SITUATION If E SAV- ING EQUIPMENT Vpiil is. Statistical . the life saving appa I'it.inic, was given out ; au of inspection of (By Associated l'ress.) Washington, April IV--The an swer of the Mexican foreign miiiis hr, Cahro, to the admonition from the State department, has not modi fied the diplomatic situation obtain ing hitweeii tin; two republics. It is said that it is -int regarded as a M.x iniii -attempt to relicie the govern ment of financial liability lor dam arcs i ti :1 i 1 i on foreigners by rebel. GOULD'S YACHT LOOKS LIKE OCEAN LINER. ! Waycioss, tia., April IV Sheriff D. W. Puttnuin has offered a reward of fii.". for informal ion leading to the arrest of a white man by the name of II. C l.oc, until recently agent for a Jacksonville piano house. The charge against l.ee is that he dis i posed of property belonging to an other, lie left Way cross on last Thursday, presumably for Black shear, to see a customer. Since then nothing has been heard from him. The house for which he worked is also anxious to locate him. he made this city his headquarters for about ten months and did a splendid busi ness throughout this section. fINAL REPORT! SHOWING ALL TRANSACTIONS IN CONNECTION WITH PURCHASE OF CONFEDERATE MOUMENT. The I nited Daughters of the Con federacy of Lakeland chapter No. ",'.'. wishes to furnish for the benefit of our entire community a full account of all transactions in regard to the Confederate monument erected in Lakeland. Fla.. HMO. The (laughters wish to thank each and every one who have con tributed toward this fund. The man kindnesses shown them by the peo ple of Lakeland was very much ap preciated. List of those who have contribut ed to the monument for 1!U2: Tag day $".;. L". Kdisonia Theater l.t' Mr. J. L. Anderson T..0O Judge Harvey I."' Jewel Kelley Co 1K.K. Star Theater , . Mr. J. C. Cammack 1.M Dr. Tiner's lecture !.""' Mr. Uudd. lthica. N. Y Mr. Si hirmer Mr. Keddick K. J. Walker A friend GREEKS CELEBRATE THEIR "FOURTH OF JULY. .'.it .."oi ,.",11 Total ins. i,.. The McNeil Marble Co. paid the Daughters interest on the money sent in to them, as will be noted by the following figures: 1910. Mar. I, monument $1,(..o,imi Apr. I, by cheek. ..'S2.!. Apr. I, paid Mr. Wiley C.S.oo Apr. 1. notes due.. 1,1 ",i!i. or. $ 1 ,7:.ii.iMi Above notes were paid as follows: I9ln. hock. . check, heck . . ;ili! IV llow ,1 Niagara, av ion on the morning of the h quite ;i larsie patty on ommodate 1.171 i board. They ca to nj!y the 11 1 - - ;;ad sixteen life boatr ',oe;i i;r:i!!il anl tiouM's rived in U'th, w: GILCHRIST PITCHED FIRST BALL AT JAX TODAY. Tallahassee, April is. C.n. Cil ihiist b ft ycMonlay for Jacksonville, win re he will open the baseball sca today by pitching the lirst It ji I in ros the plat.- in the ,lacksoiivil!e Siivaimah name. Mayor Jordan, of .I.e-lt-oiiwHc, will catch ll, e ball it' lie can. STATE CONGREGATIONAL CON FERENCE MEETING AT SANFORD Apr. 7, Jan. U Dec. 7. 1 !M t . Apr. "., check July I'J, chocl Interest . . (let. 1. chei Interest . Dec. it; Interest l!12. Fob. ehc Illlel-eSl Mar. is, oh k. k. .Ilnu.no . 2..(l.tMI . 1 oo.on . n:t.r.:: .$ 7.".. (Ml Ml. 00 2.00 21 i.r.r. .".(Ml 1 7!.7o I'o'.O t;:i.72 $r,;i!i. Sunday last was the anniversary of the independence of ijreece, it Inn ing thrown t)ff the yoke of Ottoman rule in 1S21. lu recognition of the day, which is to the Creek the same as is the Fourth of July to the Amer ican, there were exercises at the church on Monday afternoon and also speaking at the Orpheum theater. The Hellenic-American I'uion, an or ganization whose object is to raise money for the education of the 11 reck children of America, hired our local brass baud and, headed by it, they marched about town with their I nion's banner, Creek and American Hags Hying, and then proceeded to the church where exercises were held after which they again marched to the Orpheiim theater where speeches were made by prominent (ireek citi zens. Tarpon Springs Leader. SOUTHERN ARKANSAS. MISSISSIP PI AND LOUISIANA DEVAS TATED BY FLOOD. MORE LEVEES BREAK Much Suffering and Destitution, and Relief Is Planned by State and National Governments. CENSIS REPORT ON COTTON SEED (By Associated Press.) Washington, April IS. The cen sus bureau's report 011 cotlon seed statistics for the I'.MI crop shows Cotton seed, crushed 4,1 I S,!M'.7 Ions; linters obtained, .".:,S,CS0 bales of live hundred pounds gross weight. Num ber of establishments S I I. COMING TO THE FRONT. A number of new buildings are in the course of construction at Bush nell. This little town is rapidly com ing to the front since it. became the county seat. SIBERIAN MINERS KILLED BY SOLDIERS COL FLETCHER'S BILL FOR INEBRIATE HOSPITAL, (By Associated Press.) Irkutsk. Siberia, April IS. One hundred ami seven gold miners were killed and eighty wounded in a light wilb soldiers in the gold mines near here. I he Helails ami cause 01 1 ii' lighting have not been ascertained. DR. SMITH WILL ADDRESS MEDICOS AT TAMPA. . in cans about one-third .1. iiamber of passengers her, which was 3,417, ".nmoduted. It was stat- a'i that no ship is re 1." sufficient boat room : ! at., an its complete pas- : : - w list. i ui.i carried 3,4.13 life pre : ' I s iiie buoys and there are made In compliance r "t ilaiions of the British ' ;rade. The United States '- :.o power except to see steamship meets the re its home government. DRAWN UNDER WHEN TITANIC SANK. ''!. April 18. One wireless ' " 1 that at least three or a-- were pulled under the : :' suction when the Ti- 1 -r"m view. " rie was a day ahead of ' and it is considered : ut an attempt to make a a ? voyage was the hope v when sne entered the Ice ' "1 plates were compfete a gaping wound opening ''r line and letting the hf-r forward compart- fishim: t i be bad hero. This yacht, looks more like an ocean limr than a pleasure boat. i Saiiford, April Is. -Sanford gets : ' liargo, another proof of its :idvaiitag.s as ai'tig tin From the olliinl program of the Florida. Medical Assmiat ion, which will moot, in annual session at Tampa iiol moiiih, we note thai Dr. S. F. siniih, of this city, will address the gathering, bis subject, to In- "Instrin - t real oil free of I Mon in tint' Public Schools Ueaid- ind for the purpose of call- ing Physical Development. ' attention of the citizens ui Illy Associated Press.) New Orleans, April IS. - A num ber of breaks in the main levee ou the Mississippi river yesterday, four miles b. low Hosedale, Miss., aud an other on the Arkansas river, added .'."..(Mill persons to the list of Hood suf ferers in Southern Arkansas, Missis sippi aud Louisiana. The yellow Hood is pouring over an area almost as large as the New Kng laud States. The plight of thou sands is pitiable, hundreds being ma rooned in isolated places, awaiting to be carried to high ground. Many l.ae been without food for days, clothing and bidding are greatly Heeded. Ulllcials of the national govern ment, have combined with the Slato iwithoritics iu giving relief. The rail roads are out of commission. Another Break in Levee. (By Associated Press.) Baton Itouge, April IS. The leveo -at Angela, 011 the east bank of the Mississippi, broke early today, and al ! o'clock the breach is reported as widening rapidly. I. 0. 0. F. S NEW OFFICERS. Jai l.simville, pril IS. A .barit-; ! Lie nruaiiia'ioii has been started in j 'he Stale of Fbu-ida for I he purpose of j 1 in on rat; in i: iiio Slate to establish ai Scale Inebriate lio-pital, where in ebriates may b. NOTED SOUTH CAROLINIAN DEAD (By Associated Press.) Atlanta, April 18. Col. Henry II. convention oily this week. The Con gregational churches of Florida are here for their annual conference. The first business session of tie 1 (inference was held at the Congrega tional church on Wednesday morn ing, mieninc at 9 o'clock. Today is riven over to the conference with a. of Capers, brother of the late Bishop Ca- business session in me aiternoon ami - . ., . .1: ,.f c.,th fti-minir pers 01 tne tpiseopai uiuvrot; Carolina, died here today. He was a native of Anderson, S. c RED CROSS ASKS AID EOR DESTITUTE the State to the enormous amount id public funds that, are at present wasted by imprisoning these drunk ards and supporting their families from public charities and orphanages. Thu ei.:iritable organization I known as the Society for the Belief Men Addicted to the Liquor or Drug Habit, and will hold a State meeting at the Ostrich Farm on May 7, to which the public Is cordially In vited. It will be an all-day meeting, and -addresses will be made by prom- from different parts 01 (By Associated Press.) Washington. April IV An appal fessor at Atlanta Theological s-nii- to the people of the United States rary. will preach at 11 o'clock to- probably will b- sent broadcast today morrow morning. by the Red cross for funds to aid the destitute p.-rsons rescued from the BROWN HOUSE SOLD The work of women for missions is the subject this afternoon and unique features are being planned. Tonight tlw.ro a-ill hi several sneakers wliOiinent men are directly concerned with the mis-1 the State, sionary activities of the Congrega Bill in Preparation, tionalists and these men will tell the fol. Samuel T. Fletcher, of Tampa, stories of their work. M preparing a bill embodying these Rev. Lawrence Phelps. D. D., a pro-(ideas t be presented to the next Leg MetntiirA f,ii their rnnmnorar on. 1 ,1 1 a 1 u ni . Bella s bond issue. ; - ' unty will vote on the of issuing $370,000 in yyt(, for hard roadg and a new court house. Titanic. TO WAUCHULA MAN. BOLTING REPUBLICANS WILL HOLD STATE CONVENTION. Jacksonville, Fla., April 18. Pro- SATURDAY LAST DAY FOR CAN- Gainesville. April 18. The Brown 'claiming open revolt to anything sav- House has changed ownership. W. T. oring of the William H. Taft admin istration, anything that looks like DIDATtSlUiiiaiAiix.x rwiu, who has rondncted the hos telry for the past year and a half, having sold the same to A. C McCall, of Wauchula. The deal was consummated Tu-s- AU candidates for rounty offices should bear in mind the fact that they must file with the clerk of the Circuit Court yworn s'.atenients of their campaign statements by Satur day of this week. All candidates for S'a'- offics f.le their statements w ith the seereUry of State at Tallahassee. The tomato market ov-r th State CHARGE TEDDY HAS BEEN SPENDING SCADS (The Associated Press.) Washington, April IS. -The di rectors of the MoKinley National Taft bureau has issued a statement charg ing lavish expenditure of money in the Roosevelt campaign. ITALIAN FLEET AT DAR DANELLESENTRANCE (By Associated Press.) Constantinople, April is. Tin Italian fleet is reported to have ap peared at the entrance t the Dar danelles. One Italian warship is re ported sunk. HUNTINGTON COUPLE, taking as final the nails drivui iu the planks that w-re lain at the Pa latka convention of the ;. O. P ! weeks ago. part of Florida s Uepiib- day, and Mr. MoCall, who left in the Beans will meet at th Odd Follows' evening for Wau'hula. wiK return hall, ''edar and State streets. May IS, here Friday to assume charee of bis Monday a committee mooting of uu'i new possession, while Mr. DeWPtjTaft Republicans took place. Ai d at and family will depart Saturday for that meting committees wore ap Wau' hula, wher? Mr. DeWitt will a3- j pointed, w hich are to call a Stat-sum- th management of the P-joc convention thi. convention to be said to be in eood shape and The River hotel, which he has purchased ( the matter of conc. r a the Odd Fel- pricos range hi; ;h on far.y stovk. trom Mr. McCall. lows' hall May IV Returning from Honeymoon Trip, Were on the Titanic. Hunting, W. Ya.. April 18 Mr. i:iul Mrs. Lii' ian P. Smith, returning from :i honeymoon trip in Kgyp', ar among"! he passengers of the ill-fated steamer Titanic. Nothing had been heard from them at a late hour to night. Mrs. Smith is the daughter of Congressman James A. Hughes, and was married a few months auo t' Lti'ian Smith, of Morgantown, W. Va The (irand Lodge of Odd Fellows yesterday elected ollicers and selected I'alalka as the next, meeting place, Ocala also having extended an invi tation. The sentiment in favor of Palatka proved the stronger. Ollicers elected Were the following: Willis T. Castaing, Tarpon Springs, grand master; ,1. W. Itlaiiding, Caiiiesville, deputy ojand master; M. M. Little. Ocala. grand warden; A. M. Ciishiiniii, (laiiiosville, rand see rotary; W. A. Ilolsbouser, St. Peters burg, grand treasurer; .1. I!. Conrad, (ileiiwiiod, representative to ih,. Sov ereign Ciaml Lodge. The follow mil; appoint I i t' ollieers weie 1 1 . 1 1 1 1 I ;il the aflei'tiooii Session: W. A. I.alhrop, Bradeiitou u, grand n.iirsbal; Charles Froierie,;;on, pcn :aiohi, iM.-iiid coiidiieior; Heor;;.. . I'.ianicii, Now Simiiia, grand chap lain; . 'IV Watso 11, Jr., .In, -k.-onville, grand goaniiaii ; Frank McDonald, Lakeland, gr.nid herald. Tampn Tri- 1 1 1 IK'. AVIATOR 3ELIEVED T0 HAVE COMMITTED SUICIDE. Versailles, Fliiiice, April Is. Friends of John Yorrept, the Belgian airman, wlm was killed yosterdav while making a lliglit. ai. the aero drome, express tho opinion that the tiviator committed suicide. lie had ou yesterday, they nay, a dispute with bis liaiicee, to whom ho swore he would kill himself. Observers of his Uight. say they saw Yorrept throw up his arms, and Ihe aeroplane, left to itself, crashed to the ground. The machine was found in perfect working order. Yorrept was l':i years old. HORTICULTURISTS TO MEET. The tw. nty-liftb annual session of the Florida State Horticultural So ciety will be bold iu Miami, May II. The meeting promises to be interest ing and offers fruit growers an op portunity to see the oast coast a-i well as to visit Key West. The Flor ida Fast Coast railroad has made round trip at the rate of one fare plus L'r.c. Other railroads have not as yet made any concessions in th.? way of rates, although the members of this organization furnish thou sands of tars of fruit every season t- both the A. C. L. nnd the S. A. L. Few societies have accomplished the g.Mid work that the Florida society has. The ice and cold storage plani v.hioh is in course of construction in Hawthorn, is boin rapidly rushed 'to completion.