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i' 1 i - LAKELAND EVENING TELEG It) Published in the Best Town in the Best Part of the Best State. 3 Si volume n. IAKKU&D. FLORIDA, FRIDAY, DEC. 6. 1912. No. 30. RAM IHIIIIFLIFIITSI Illllliii" w FOR RECEIPT OF BOND PROCEEDS MADE AT SPECIAL MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL CALLED FOR PURPOSE LAST NIGHT. Last night the City Council held ; special meeting for the purpose of nuking final arrangements for the i re i jit of the bond money, when it shall become available, and to desig i:;.ui a depository for the funds. Alter some discussion it was de , idi'd that the First National bank t. custodian of the bonds, be eni- powtTed to send the latter to the h.uiowr bank, their correspondent, ;Mi(J to receive from the latter the lttct'(-ls of the bonds, upon final ap imival of same, iu installments of $.".0.oo0. as agreed. It is under Mood that when the money is re- ci-ived here, the city will divide it lutwieii the three banks, letting each handle a part of the funds, ii poti a basis of what may be con- sidered a just and equitable appor tiuiinient. Notwithstanding that all known olijections to the bond issue have Ik en cleared up by the decisions of the courts, the bonds are still sub jeet to the approval of the attorneys in' the purchasers. These have writ ten for abstracts of the legal pro ceedings, including the decisions of the various courts, which have passed on tiie legality of the issue. This involves some additional delay, but it is hoped that every pretext lor ' postponement will be shortly satisfied and that actual work on sewerage and street paving will soon begin. BOARD OF TRADE MEETING TONIGHT The regular meeting of the Lake land Hoard of Trade will be held to night, and the Hoards new quar ters in the Auditorium building will I'm used for the first time. The hour oi meeting is 7:30, and it is hoped tlat a good attendance will be on hand. Orders for advertisements for our Christmas edition, to be issued on Wednesday, Dec. 18, are already be ing given by enterprising merchants who realize the value of this med ium in reaching the holiday shop per. Hardly a household In the ter ritory from which Lakeland mer chants draw their trade, but will re- Hive a copy of this ra;er. j;nd it. will be read with Interest, as much fur .the "store news" In the adver tisements as for the other interest in? features. The advertiser who ir ts his copy in early will get the le st deal. FOUND DIFFERING OPINIONS AS TO DIVIDING STATE. T'cnsacola, Dec. fi. Simply to as rtain the state of feeling, he ex j'lains, and not from any partisan !iip basis, John G. Oliver felt the l'.lse on his recent business tri;) 1-rough East Florida upon the prop i: it ion in that section of the Stat.? form a new commonwealth oi' st Florida, with a capital at Tal lahassee. "There is not the sentiment against creating a new State of Wesc Florida, I found." said Mr. Oliver -sterday, "as there was when the t'i position was up some years ago ' have Alabama annex this part of ''rida. Naturally, there would not 1.... "Cut to say," he said, in answer t" a question, "that I encountered nine opposed to It would be foolish. 1 was through Tampa, Key West and s';f h cities and towns and there are csentially many against It. At the me time, I talked to a number of n'n who admitted that they would T't oppose it." FEIL TWENTY FEET AND DIDN'T WAKE UP. Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 6. Wel bfurne Starnes, a student of the anderbllt university, while walk in? in his sleep last night fell from ,he window to the street below, a d:anc9 of twenty Wet. ST. JOHN'S PRESBYTERY OPENS IN TAMPA TONIGHT At 7:30 o'clock tonight the Pres bjtery of St. John's will open its session in this city. Rev. J. C. Tims, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, will introduce the leader of the conference, Rev. C. K. Vardel. Rev. Vardel will address the as sembly on "Personal Evangelism to Fmphasize Evangelistic Campaigns." Later Rev. J. V. stagg will deliv er an address on "Consecrated Pos sessions." The announcements and the benediction will follow. Delegates throughout the Presby tery will arrive today to y take part in the gathering. An "All Together" campaign will be begun to forward church work. The Presbyterians in this country have set before them selves the task of raising $1,000,000 for the church cause and $500,000 for extension work during the com lug year. Tampa Tribune. STATE CLOSED III ALLEN CASE Trial of Sidna Allen Will Soon Go to Jury; Defence Begins Thii Afternoon. (By Associated Press.) Wytheville, Va., Dee. G Ths commonwealth closed its evidence today at the trial of Sidna Allen, leader of the Ilillsvillc gunmen, charged with the murder of Attor ney William Foster at the Carroll court house shooting. The defence will begin late today. L 6Y Richmond, Dec. 6. Rural credit3 and plans for States to check the drift of population to tho cities, v ere the principal subjects dlscusse at today's session of the Governors' Conference. Myron T. Herrick, am bussador to France; Governors O'Xeal, of Alabama; Burke, of Kan sas; Lberhart, of Minnesota, and lladley, of Missouri, were the prln cipal speakers. Tomorow the gov ernors go to Washington to meet the president. WORKING HARD ON ARCHIBALD CASE (By Associated Press.) Washington, Dec. 6. The House i i.i: agei.s conducting the prosecu t'on of the Judge Archbald impcach- tte nt trial worked early today over a brief cc wring the law in the case Senator Works asked yesterday that both sides present at once legal ar fitments on whether Archbald could h" impeached for his acts before he became a member of the commerce ewirt. MILLIONS FOR NATIONAL BANKS (By Associated Press.) Washington, Dec. 6. The House banking currency committee today considered the levy resolution di recting the secretory of the treasury to deposit $50,000,000 of the gov ernment's fund in National banks, and referred the matter to a subcom mittee. NEW GOV. GENERAL APPOINTED (By Associated Press.) Tokio, Dec. 6. Lieutenant Gen eral Count Terauchi, governor gen eral of Korea, was today appointed premier of Japan, succeeding Mar quis Saonji. BOOK SWINDLERS ARE INDICTED (By Associated Press.) Boston, Dec. 6. Indictments were returned by the Suffolk grand jury today against three alleged rare bcok swindlers, Walter V. Dutton. Frank T. Daniels and Geo. M. Fisher, all of whom are under arrest. CREDITS US GOVERNORS Bill REVISE TARIFF FROM TO ZINC HOUSE LEADER UNDERWOOD'S FORECAST OF INCOMING AD MINISTRATION'S POLICY. (By Associated Press.) Washington, Dec. 6. "We're go- iug to revise the tariff from agate to zinc," said Majority Leader Un derwood at the White House today, when hearings in the matter were begun. He said the opportunity to he heard will be given every intet- est affected. He talked with Tuft but not On the tariff. NEBRASKA ADOPTS INITIA- m REFERENDUM. Lincoln, Xeb.. Dec. C. Governor lldrieh today issued a prorlamr.tion declaring adopted the State consti tutional amendments voted on last n.outh and giving them immediate fleet. That providing for the privi- lege of direct legislation through th nitiative and referendum carried by vote of 180,200 for, to 15,3 H ainst. fllSTERS' CONFER- EfHIEETS MONDAY Will Be Called to Order by President William D. Nowlin at 2 o'CIock. Dr. Nowlin, president of the Flu. lia Baptist Ministers' Conference, will call the conference to order Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Fol ic wing is the program: The most effectual way of utiliz ing our country churches, .1. R Wells. The charac ter of the prof iling u.ited to our homes, J. E. Skinner. The problem of the town and the city churches, J. J. Cloar. How may the tide of material prosperity be turned Into channel ol spiritual utility? E. R. Pendleton. The work of the paBtor, W. G. Patterson. CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR- ERS AT WORK. That Christian Endeavorers arc at work in Florida a good many of us know. They are also on the move in i other States. "The Texas Emlcav oier" for December said its state president since his election lust Jrne had written 1,?,00 l-tcis. They are already getting program Plans made for the Texas annual meeting next June. Almost all the papers railing our office had helpful words in true Thanksgiving spirit. Among -liem we noted with special Interest that ot "The Miami Herald," for it.- reas ons for thankfulncbs took in tn. en tire city and were mainly oi the piactical sort, or as may !c ex pressed, "the common things of life." The other paper was The Lakeland News, which contained a beautifully written explanation of the similarity yet difference. be-1 tween growing old in years ami the late autumn weather especially that of northern States. Something splendid in the way of news came from Miss Maude ( lark, secretary of the large society in West Palm Beach. "We have insti tuted a weekly C. E. "At Home" to give the young people, their friends and strangers, a social even ing once a week. Now we have our new (Congregational) church we have the old room for social gather ings. This At Home is informal. We have simply a drink for refresh ment and play games. Different ones are donating checkers and oth er games. We also have a reading" table. Here we keep the society copy of the C. E. World still taken by the leader of the prayer meeting committee. One member gives The Christian Hem'd. Best of all. "an unknown friend" sent a missionary library of thirty-eight volumes. Twenty of the books are the mis- HE EV E R YTHI TJG CONSIGNED TO HELL BY BLEASE SOUTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR HAKES SPECTACLE AT GOV ERNORS' CONFERENCE. (By Associated Press.) Richmond. Va., Dec. 6. A sweep nig resolution repudiating the re marks of Governor RIease of South t'alorina, In support of lynch law, was adopted at the Governors' Con ft reme today by a vote of 14 to 4 Governor Bleasc, defending himself, snapped his fingers in the faces of the other governors, and declared he cared not what the conference did or left undone. "Four times this morning has my life been threatened for my utterances," said Blease. was quoted yesterday as saying 'To hell with the constitution.' I say now to hell with the governors of uM the States and al' the people of tle United States." I he conference was thrown Into an uproar. The governor of Ala Imiiih and others denounced Mease. ON ROCKS ALL NIGHT Wireless Message Says All on Board Are Safe But Pumps Damaged. (By Associated Press.) Duluth, Minn., Dec. 6. With fif teen passengers and a crew of twenty-five, tho steamer East on wat stranded on the rucks, thirty-live miles this side of Port Arthur, On tario, all night, while a stiff north east gale raised mountainous waves mid the snow fell heavily. A wire less messago says that all aboard are safe, but tlx: steam pumps are damaged badly. The citizens in I'ensacola are pre paring to vote upon a $400,00 bond issue for municipal dock purpose. sionary campaign library No. 2 of the Voting People's missionary ii.oveinent. We have our social Fri day night, always the samu time and the same place, so it is easy to know where to go if one time is missed We average nearly lift' present ev ery week so far." There are some good people who seem to think that Christian En deavor Is not a strong enough move ment then- days for young people of the large hurches and towns. We vonld like such believers to note carefully the above, for West Palm Beach, especially in the winter, is not what would be called a village and this church is one of the largest and most popular the year around of any in its locality. Werner Jones, merchant Endeav orer, of Auburiidale, had recently the misfortune of losing his store by fire. Co-workers of other places besides those in Auburndale and Southwestern district, will surely sympathize with Mr. Jones, who has been an officer in his home, Presby terian society, "lo, these many years." One of our minister friends in Jacksonville has written saying he enjoys reading the Endeavor press news and it helps him. The ques tion comes to the mind of the press writer, "Why do not people say such encouraging words oftener?" Bradentown has a live Young Peo ple's society and they are now en joying services in their fine new Presbyterion church. With other young people of the town they have formed a branch of the W. C. T. V. and are going to work for the tem perance cause. They are to meet regularly in these union temperance meetings and are sure to accomplish something. Recently greetings came from Mrs. Mary Bradt, leader of Sunshine so ciety work for Florida. She is much encouraged as a Mr. Plngree of the STEAMER STRANDED Florida Sunshine movement is now acting as ber helper. As .Mrs. Bradt is not personally, in the field, but lives in New York city, she appre ciates all the more the help of workers living here who will write to her address, 352 W. 2Sth St., New York, of Sunshine hospital or any kind of benevolent service done by Florida people. GRACE A. TOU'NSEND. lnterlachen, Dec. 4, 1912. FORMER LIEUT. GOVERNOR GETS IN BAD. Birmingham. Ala., Dec. 6. Henry B Gray, former lieutenant governor of Alabama, and one of the most prominent society men of Birming ham. Tuesday was fined $100 and sentenced to jail for twentv-fniir hours for contempt of City Recorder Clement Wood. The contempt consisted In giving an assumed name when arrested in a raid on an immoral house, and misrepresenting the case when tried. in ins CASE Trial Will Probably Proceed With- out Further Obstructive Tactics. ( bsjjj powpossv xq) Cincinnati, Dec. 0. The cross ex amination of Joseph E. Warren, an automobile dealer of Boston, fornier- an employe of the National Cash Register Co., was resumed today in he trial of John E. Patterson, ami v.'cnty-nino others connected with he company, charged with violation of the Sherman law. Good progress u;s been made lit Warren's exami nation, and It is believed now thai ho trial will proceed without fur lier obstructive tactics. USE OF ALCOHOL (By Associated Press.) New York, Dec. fi. - The use of nlcohol among army and navy ofli cials was declared to be the most v filing obstacles to progress, in the report of Colonel Mervln Mans, hier surgeon of the Eastern Di vision of the army, lie recommends that no one using alcoholic bevcr apes be appointed to any position of responsibility or importance. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. Subscribers have ben respectfully requested through these columns on several occasions not to pay the car rier unless he delivers the proper re ceipt. This is a mutual protection for all parties concerned and If Biib cci ibers Tail to take the receipt they rcust not be offcnoYd if this office in slstii on the payment of amount td'own by their account to be due. The Torm of the receipt, as will easily be seen, prevents any mistake, if only the subscriber will insist nu receiving it from thecarrier. TORE DOWN FENCE Tfl II IU (By Associated Press.) Princess Anne, Md., Dec. 6. A crowd of one hundred men aud boys tore down the fence today to wit ness the legal hanging of Wiley Mills, a negro, for assault on the fif teen-year-old daughter of Former Sheriff W. G. Phillips. Miles con fessed his crime. Walton county has just let the contract for the construction of sev enty miles of hard roads. A woman's exchange is to be op ened in Crescent City by the Wom en's (Tub there. FIVE MEN HERE KILLED BY AN EXPLOSION (By Associated Press.) Huntington, W. Va., Dec. 6 Five men were killed by an explosion of a boiler at a sawmill near Wilson dale last night. PROGRESS MADE BAFFLING OBSTACLE Tirrn HANGING W II HUG 0II1CE PUT OH FIRST READ LAST BUT ORDINANCE 141 MODIFIED SO AS TO PERMIT STREET PREACH ING UNDER REGULATIONS. At a special session of the City Council held last night, an ordi nance to take the place of crdinance 141 was presented, placed on its first reading and put in line for passage at tho next regular meeting of the Council. The section of the ordinance re- ferring to street preaching, a amended, will rend: "Every person or persona giving t.edi performance, exhibition, pa rade, let me, speaking or vending, shall pay a license of $." per day; provided, that the mayor shall have the power to issue such permit with out license to bands for parades, to political speakings, and to preach- rs, for services, under the following onditioiis: That any preacher de siring to hold street services, before applying lo the mayor for such per n it, shall secure the endorsement of iliiee or more of the white resident pastors of chur lies of different de nominations, for such permit, and shall present said endorsement, with request for permit from mayor. ,Th3 r.iarshal shall have the power to flea Ignato what point on a particular street may be used for such pur poses." Mr. Shillhamer, who has been tin nost. vigorous objector to the law its it now stands, was asked by a Telegram representative what ha thought of the proposed modifica tion, and he intimated that in the main it would be satisfactory. K0W MISS YOAKUM SHOT UP THE WILD HOGS. Kingsville, Texas, Dec. f,. -Miss Bessie Yoakum, daughter of B. F. Yoakum, chairman of the board of the Frisco system, who has been passing several days at the Kin tatich, had a thrilling experience re cently when out deer hunting. Miss Yoakum ran into a pack of javall lies, or wild Mexican hogs. Her Mexican guide dropped his gun and took refuge in a tree. Miss Yoakum bad but three shots. She killed threo of the Ja valines. Picking up her guide's shotgun, and retreating to a tree, she killed two more of tho vicious beasts, which were charging at the foot of the tree, the others escaping into the underbush. Mis3 Yoakum will have the head of tho largest javallna mounted and keep it as a souvenir of the trip. WORLD'S GREATEST AUCTION BOOK SALE. New York. Dec. 6. The greatest auction Bale of looka the world has t'Vcr known came to an end here recently with the last of the offer Has Trom tiie library of the late Robert Hoe. The sale, begun over a year and a half ago and divided Into four sections, fell but little short of the $2,000,000 which it was estimated the famous library would bring. The total, when the last book vas disposed of was $1.0:52,0J0.60. The four largest library auctions In the last seventy-five years in their grand total have realized less tha.t the Hoe library in which new rec otds have been set for almost every offering of rare manuscripts or books. WORKING HARD ON ARCHBALD CASE. THE JACK JOHNSON MAR RIAGE DISGUSTED HIM. Belleville, 111., Dec. 6. Enraged by the marriage of Jack Johnson, the negro pug. and Lucille Csmeron, white. Charles Ranch of the Illinois Legislature, declared today that h r ill introduce a bill at the coming session prohibitng the ntermarrage of whtes and blacks. Illinois is one of the few States which allocs mis ING cegenation. I .S ''