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The Lakeland Evening Telegram PUBLISHED IN TH1 BEST TOWN IN THE BEST PART OF THE BEST STATE BOQ8T REMEMBER THAT 8ATAN STAYED IN HEAVEN UNTIL HE BEGAN TO KNOCK HIS HOME TOWN YOLUME TIL LAKELAND FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 1913 lfo.208 ') SENATOR TILLMAN, AFTER 24 YEARS SERVICE IN U.S. SENATE, PASSED TO HIS FINAL REWARD EARLY THIS HORNING BOTH BODIES Of CONGRESS ADJOINED x w respect : TO DECEASED IT IS EXPECTED SEXATOK SWAN SON WILL FILL HIS PLACE AS HEAD OF NAVT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (By Associated Press.) Washington, July 3. Senator Till man, of South Carolina, died at 4:20 o'clock this morning. He suffered from cerehral hemmorrhage last Thursday and has been, unconscious since. The stroke affected the entire left Bide, lie was a member of. the Sen ate since 3S94. Roth bodies of Congress planned to adjourn today to appoint committees to accompany the body of Tillman to , his home in Trenton, S. C. In ac cordance with the request of Tillman the funeral services will be simple. None will be held in Washington and no stop will be made at Columbia. Services will be held at Trenton to morrow at 4 o'clock. Tillman is the 'eighth senator that has died since tha United States entered the war. It is expected Swanson will succeed him as head of the Navy Affairs committee, , to which Tillman devoted almost ex clusive attention in congressional leg islation for many years. His death promises an upheaval in South Car olina politics. IRVING BACHELLER BUYS "PALMETTOS" Winter Park, Fla., July 3. It is an nounced that Mr. Irving Bacheller, the novelist, who became so attracted to Winter Park in the brief visit ho paid it last witnter that he at once rented the Street home on New Eng land avenue for occupancy next win ter, has bought through the Winter Park Land Cnmnanv the Paimott.i grove on me aiaitiana nigiiway. This grove which fronts on Lake Maitland adjoins "Grey Acres," the R. D. Mac donald place, and is one of the most desirable properties hereabouts. It has a large cluster of palmettos on the place which beautifies it and gives it the name it bears. Mr. Bacheller has a wide circle of literary friends, and it is believed a number of authors will be brought t know of this place through Mr. Hacheller's- decision to locato In Winter Park. WOULDN'T GO TO FRANCE without nis thomas cat Providence, R. I., July 3. Be cause Sergeant S. Peailin, of the lo- i cal U. S. Marine Corps recruiting , station, would not allow him to take a huge black cat to the Paris Island I training camp with him, M. J. Mc- ' Donough, a husky lad from Pall Riv er, refused to enlist In the Marine Corps and has"returned to Fall River, black cat and all. i When McDonough walked Into the recruiting station he was hugging the big animal under his arm. ? "Why the rat-killer?" asked Pear S lin. "You said it,'' answered McDonough. "I have read about the rats In tbo trenches and I'm more afraid of rats than anything In the world. I've taught Tommy here to watch over me . while I sleep and keep the rats off. I'm going to take him to camp with me." - "Nothing doing," said Pearlin. "No cat, no Devil Dog," answered McDonough, as he walked out of the recruiting station. Sinking of British Hospital Ship Due To Striking A Mine (By Associated Press.) Amsterdam, July 3. The sinking of the British hospital ship Blandov ery Castle off the Irish coast June 27 with the probable loss of more than two hundred lives was due to the striking of a British mine In all prob ability, says a semi-official note from Berlin, received today. V (By Associated Press). London, July 3. Viscount Rhondda ( David Alfred Thomas), British food controller, died this morning. ORPHANAGE SHELTERS ' LITTLE REFUGEES VISCOUNT RHONDA 62 DEAD AND BRITISH FOOD 47 INJURED CONTROLLER IN EXPLOSION IS DEAD AT SYRACUSE In a recent number of Illustration, Henry Bordeaux describes the work of Mme. Gillet-Mott'e of Bonbalx. He says: "She was called to Annamasse to meet her si3ter, nephews, and nieces, just back from Invaded France. She saw all the rueful defile the cluster of children left without a mother, five or six of them led by a 14-year-old, whose back was bent under the pack, whose keen eyes followed every move ment of the little band, prompt to give notice in case of danger. Mme. Gillet-Motte saw the painful sight and the next day she came back, not aione. A manufacturer nf T.vnn Mr Cabaud, accompanied her, and with his help she founded the "Secours aux iapatries.' They have now adopted (By Associated Press.) Syracuse, N. Y., July "3. The bod ies of 47 victims of the explosion which wrecked the plant of the Semct Solvay company near here last night have been received at the Morgue to day. The report said fifteen more bodies have been taken from the debris, bringing the total dead up to 62. The Injured number at least 80. At least ten buildings were destroyed and property damage will exceed a million. NATIONAL BANKS CALLED ON EOR STATEMENT (By Asioclated Press.) Washington, July 3. The comp troller of the treasury Issued, a call for condition of national binks at the close of business June 29. A corporation In Denmark makes a business of cleaning and disinfecting telephones. over 1,800 orphaned or lost children and considerable numbers of Invalid women and old men have passed through their hands. 'The London Rod Cross insisted on giving her a hospital of 300 bods at Ktrambicre. The American Red Cro.-.t clioso to look after tho children affected with anemia and contagious diseases." I- American Soldiers In Hospitals Will Be Sent Special Greeting By President 2,500,000 Americans Will Be In France Within Six Months (By Associated Press.) Paris, July 3. In six months there will be two and a half million Amer icans on the French front, Andre Tar d'eu, head of the general commission for France-American war matter. has declared to the editor of the Petit Journal. WORK OR FIGHT ORDER FOR DRAFT AGE ONLY (By Associated Press.) London, July 3. A message of per sonal greeting from President Wilson will be delivered tomorrow by the American Red Cross to every Ameri can soldier and sailor in the hospitals of Great Britain. Dutch Cabinet To Resign Tomorrow (By Associated Press. ) Rotterdam, July 3. The Dutch tabinet will place the resignation of its members in the hands of Queen Wllhelmin tomorrow, says the Nlsuw Rotterdamsche Courant. The arts of weaving and rope and net-making are practiced by some of the lower forms of life, notably among caterpillars and spiders. The weaver birds of Africa and India, which are cf the species of finch, construct won derful nests out of leaves by sewing them together. As a consequence, It is charged, of wilful misstatement of ages, the num ber of women In the British census groups age 20 to 25 nd 25 to 30, are disproportionately high. London, July 2. Convalescent American soldiers from the battle fields of France and Flander3 soon will be familiar sights on the streets of London. Already many of the American wounded are being cared for in hospitals here but plans are be ing made to bring all or practically all across the Channel. Those declared unfit for further duty will be sent back to the Tnlted States as rapidly as possible and th question of sending over for the later stages of convalescense those whose tmrmlaf A roatAraHnn fa PPrtAfn hilt I which will require many months. Is France there has been placed at the understood to be under consideration, head of the American army's Medical The Medical Department of the; Department hare a general officer, armv took steps early this month to General Winter. establish two more base hospitals at One of the reasons for the decision English ports and to increase the fa-tc bring the American wounded here cilities at those now In operation, and for treatment was the conviction that the Red Cross is preparing to open a recovery in many cases would be has-3.000-bed hospital. tened by the absence from the de- The largest hospital now used by pressing proximity to the battle the American army Is one in France, fronts, and that the men would be equipped to care for 3,500 patients, come fit for active service In less time As a part of the plan for restoringif In the environment of a people the wounded in England instead ofBpeaklng their own language. Washington, July 3. Commenting on the new work or fight regulations which went into effect July 1, Provost Marshal-General Crowder emphasized today that he order does not affect men outside of draft ages. Several communities apparently have con fused it with anti-loafer laws in some states. General Crowder explained that tho work or fight order is purely a mili tary step and that regulations regard ing employment or military service for unregistered men are not em braced In, his functions. The only effect the order has upon persons not subjected to draft Is that it offers them more opportunities of employ ment. Places vacated by men liable to draft necessarily are left open for men outside of the draft he explained. Of the service performed by men who leave non-essential pursuits to take up essential work. General Crowder said: "The army and navy are taking the men who are best able physically to do the fighting. But that is only one part of the national task imposed by the war. The other part, the part that falls on the other men, is to set free these men who are to do the fighting. Every man who helps to set free a fighting man is helping to fight and win the war. "Now many of the men of draft age in deferred classes 2, 3 and 4, de ferred, that is, on grounds of depen dency, are not engaged in effective industry. The spectacle Is not a sat- (By Associated Press Tokio, July 2. Governors of tha Japanese Empire were warned by Jiaron Shlmper Goto, the Japanese foreign minister, in an address to them recently to boware of mischiev ous rumors which were, ho said, cal culated to estrange relations between Japan and tho United States and Ja pan and China. The foreign minis ter advised the governors to bo on ai. i mmr guara against secret enemy emissaries coming through Siberia to stir up trouble in Japan. Alluding to the pending negotiations for an accord with China, Baron Goto said that the more intelligent person or cnina anrl .in nan nm trvintr 1 v "Jtllh lJ reach an effective understanding. In the future, more Chinese would come to Japan and he bespoke for then a cordial and courteous reception as a means of cementing the friendly re lations between the two countries. The opinion that public expressions in Japan are liable to be lacking In proper consideration for the feelings of the peoples of Japan's allies was expressed by Baron Goto. He said that occasional comments published with out proper care or investigation which appear to the allies as lunfrlendlv criticism were most regrettable at a time when Japan is making common I'cause with the Entente nations and l actuated by no other motive than the expectation of complete victory. The war, the minister explained, had necessitated certain trade re strictions and Japan's commerce ha.1 ybeen affected thereby. But It should be remembered that these restrictions were the result of sheer necessity an-1 that Japan must be prepared to make sacrifices In order to carry on the war to a successful termination. Hei deplored the fact that the sudden ex pansion of trade had led to a tend ency to export goods of inferior qual ity. Fortunately, by the combined efforts of the government and of those directly interested in maintain ing a genuine standard the produc tion of Inferior goods was decreasing. I 85 Names On Casualty List (By Associated Press.) Washington, July 3. The Army casualty list contains 85 names: Killed in action, 33; died of wounds, 4: wounded severely, 3. Privates Ian Brandon, of Clearwater, Fla., and George I. Chandler, of Waverly Hall, Ga., were killed in action. Sugar For The Tobacco Industry Not To Be Cut (By Associated Press.) Washington, July 3. A tentative agreement was secured today from Hoover by Senators of the southern tobacco-producing states that the sup ply of sugar for tho tobacco industry, which Hoover had planned to cut in half, will not bo reduced this year. FRENCH MADE SUCCESSFUL ATTACK ON FNEMY AND win PHIS FRENCH MADE SUCCESSFUL AT. TACK ON ENEMY AND SOOK OYER 200 PRISONERS (By Associated Press.) Paris, July 3. French troops last night attacked Gorman positions alone a front of three kilometers nonb. of. Moulin-Sous-Toutven and penetrated to a depth of more than 800 meters, taking more than 220 prisoners. Ger man attempts to advance north o Moncel in Alsace were without result. Gov. Dorsey Urges Prompt Action In War Measures (By Associated Press.) Atlanta, July 3. In his annual message to tho Legislature today Governor Dorsey urged the prompt action on war measures, the most Im portant of which is tho hill to enlarge the scope jof increase in appropriation for the State Council of Defense ant!- loafing bill. The measure provides for Georgians in thp army and navy to vote in state and local elections. (By Associated Press.) London, July 3. Tho Germans last night after a heavy shelling attacked and recaptured a greater part of the ground taken by the British in local operations near Bouzlncourt, north of Albert, on Sunday evening, tho war ofilco announces. FIFTEEN BREAK WITH GERMAN! Only Seven of Paii-Aincrlcan Nations Are Neufrnl; These Arc Friendly to the Allies KIND OF "CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR" WHICH COUNTS Stockton, Cal., July 3. Harvey Greer, 19 years of ago and a native of Tennessee, is the kind of a con scientious objector that the country la proud of. 'I want to enlist," he told Sergeant R. R. Mergenthal, of the local IT. S. Marine Corps recruiting station. "You're mighty young," replied Mergenthal, "why do you want to en list?" "Because my conscience hurts me," replied young Greer. "I'm afraid the war might be over before I am 21. Then the boys would come home and I ask me why I hadn't been In It and T object conscientiously to having no excuse to offer.'' Greer's name was soon affixed to the dotted line. SOUTH FLORIDA EDITORS MEET Will Gather at Waiiclmla for its An. nual Affair on July 12 isfylng one of a contingent of drafted men from class one being marched though It had not entirely ceased aown me street to tamp while other men of their own age, watching them from the windows, remain be hind to sell cigarettes or dispense soda fountain drinks, solely because they have received deferment on grounds of dependency. A collection of phonograph records of all forms of speech is being made by a Paris scientist. Burma is one of the very few lands In which tat a Tint liaori fni WcrYitintr "If these men of the same age are'er IndiiHtriai m.rnn. io siay nenina, jet tnem at least get into work more effective to help the war. their deferment takes them out of military service and yet serves no economic war purpose whasoever. something economically useful to maintain the nation's welfare while at war. "Thpv ehnnlrl trnt In tn arma iiao?1 They are of military duty to do war J and effective occupations or else for work. If their dependency gives: felt their deferment from military them deferment from Immediate mili-Npnice. The alternative i fair tary war work, let them at least do one." The annual meeting of the South Florida Press Association will be held In Wauchula on Friday, July 12. An interesting program, carrying many subjects of interest to the editors of country papers, will be given. Tho editors will be the gueBts of Editor George W. Goolsby, of the Wauchula Advocate, which Is guarantee that they they will be well treated. The program : Afternoon, 1:30 "Running a Newspaper in War Times" Wayne Thomas. Plant Citv Courier. "Interpretation of New Postal Law" A. P. Jordan, Punta Corda Herald. "War Prices on Job Work" M. F Hetherington, Lakeland Telegram, and C. White, of Lakeland Aflvprticop Tips 4 on Business Management During War Times" Walter ITaynes. Sanford Herald. I "Personality in the Country News papers'Andy Carter, Arcadia Enter prise. "Co operation Among Publishers" Gilbert Leach, Leesburg Commercial ' Now York, July 3. Fifteen Pan American nations, representing four fifths of the population of the West ern Hemisphere, have broken rela tions with Germany, according to John Barrett, director general of the Pan American union, in an address here, "Of tho twenty-two all-Amerlcan countries," Mr. Barrett said, "twelve of which can be classed as North American, that Is those from Panama north, and ten as South American. that is from Colombia south, fifteen 1 n nave oniciauy broken relations with the central allies. Of those fifteen, eight have actually declared war or are actively ongaged in the great con- flict. "Soven of the twenty-two remain neutral, but none of these ran ha Justly described as anti-ally, whPe each neutral government should be given credit for playing fair Jist as much as the United States demanded such action when it remained neu tral. Utterances, moreover, of the high officials of each of these jrovern- ments and their official acts might seem to justify a description of the auuuue oi nearly all of them as be nevolently neutral towards the allies. "For further record and information the fifteen countries which are to bo classed as having officlaly brokon re lations with the central allies can he listed as follows, arranged alphabet ically: "Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica. Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, .Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nica ragua, Panama, Peru, United States and Uruguay. The following seven of ficially adhere to neutrality: Argentina, Chiie, Colombia. Mexico. Paraguay, Salvador and Venezuela. The following eight have officially de clared war' or taken action equal to it: "Brazil, Canada, Costa Rica. Cuba. Guatemala, Nicaragua. Panama and the United States. If the action of Peru In seizing German ships is to be regarded as an act of war this latter number would be Increased to nine." Mr. Barrett declared that the Pan- American allies, exclusive if tha ! United States and Canada, could pro vide within two years an army of 2,000,000. These countries, he assert ed, with their seven neutral neigh bors, are making enormous contribu tions of food and supplies to the belligerents. "Best Features of Country Newspa pers" Mrs. C. V. Wilson. Sarasota Times. Election of officers. In twenty-eight days from hatching, a silkworm Increases 4,000 times its original size.