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THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL. MONDAY MORNING, JULY 16, 1917.
DAILY WEEKLY SUNDAY
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MONDAY, JUL.T 16. 191T.
UP TO THE FARMERS.
We have already had occasion to refer
to the pipe-line of wealth which truck de
velopment in the neighborhood of Mobile
is establishing between that city and East
ern markets. Figures are now announced
in The register, giving a summary of the
season to date, and are a revelation.
Eight hundred thousand dollars is the
value of the truck produced within thirty
fit e miles of Mobile that has been shipped
north up to Saturday, June 16, an increase
over last year's total.
No less than ninety-six cars of potatoes
were shipped; turnips, too, were exported
by the car load; in addition the northern
markets took all the cabbage, beans, cucum
bers, squash, tomatoes, beets and onions
that were offered, and wanted more. In
many cases the crops were grown on land
cultivated for the first time.
This land is no better, no worse, than
ours. If, indeed, by some miracle there
could be a mutual transfer of Escambia
county and Mobile county land, no one
would be a bit the wiser, unless the farm
houses and fences were disarranged
during the substitute.
That we are not .putting eight hundred
thousand new dollars into circulation, or
nnr nrnnpr nrooortion. is OUr own fault.
No longer is there any room to doubt
nr land: the market is eager; a produce
exchange has been developed to encourage
shipments their future rests squarely
with the farmers, kings of the earth, if they
will but exert their power.
BETHMANN HOLLWEG RESIGNS.
Bethmann HoUwegs resignation means
that the militarists of the ruthless type
have won the day in Germany.
Brutal as Bethmann was, he was the
link that held Germany to moderation.
Opposing Triplitz and Reventlow and their
class, he staved off submarine warfare as
long as possible; he invented the ''no an
nexations, no indemnity" doctrine, which,
however, he was forced to renounce wnea
he tried to form a coalition cabinet. Ger
many, he declared, must fight for indem
nities and annexations. But even that was
not enough. He must be forced out cn;
A few days previous, the paper ot Max
imilian Harden, the one clear-seeing Ger
man with bravery enough to raise his voice
in protest against the red doctrine of the
war lords, had been closed up entirely ami
he drafted into military service.
Signs of great unrest still abound in
Gennanv. Because of the little informa-.
tion that is allowed to leave that unfortu
nate country, it is impossible for us to say
how deeply "the masses are stirred, in their
demand for constitutional reform, and
whether the Tirpitzian triumph is perma
nent or the last flare-up of the candle before
it sputters out entirely. The kaiser's abdi
cation has been rumored the wish is
father to the thought. But not the kaiser,
but his class: not the individual, but the
system of autocracy must be taken out of
the scheme of things before the world can
be free, before the German people them
selves can be free!
There ran be no half-wav revolution
the turn of fortune's wheel must be as com
plete as in Russia, elevating the humble,
securing the rights of the down-trodden,
rnH destroying the favored classes entirely.
That has not been done in Germany, where
the privileged element has been magni
fied to still greater power.
One gets an idea of the grim purposeful
ness of our war plans by the way our
troops are slipping off to the front without
blare of trumpets, without melodrama.
Compare the opera bouffe sailing of trans
ports during the Spanish-American war,
the confusion on the docks that reflected
the confusion of the departments.
Not even reporters witnessed the de
parture of the marines for the front, for in
stance, and the following is the account
furnished by the Marine Corps itself:
"On the parade grounds a sailor baseball nine from
one of the battleships was practicing. The Marines
clipped away so quietly that the ball players did not
knrra- until afterward that they had missed seeing the
departure of a rerlment of 2,700 men bound for the
"At 2:30 o'clock of the afternoon of the departure
the basrthall plavers had the parade ground all to them
selves, and no one was in sight on the street In front
of the home of the post commander of Marines but a
small bov in rompers playing wjth a lox terrier. A
seconds later the head of a column of soldiers of the
sea in khaki and in heavy marching order swung Into
the brick -paved street in front of the post commander's
house, stepping along so briskly that the sound of their
shoes upon the pavement was more like a crackle than
a tread. The Major-General Commandant and is .little
group, of offlcrs fmm headquarters took up posts on
the Turf of the parkway beside the curb.
of Marines in khakt came trotting across the parade
ground, set up a motion-picture camera
crank. Another servant was snapping .t W , the
column cam. to a halt and faced about toward the
r:: of"r. of the battalion stepped out
!n front of Major.General Barnett and saluted. Fo
M a minute t
would stanchly uphold the high traditions of the corps.
... h.ir later a rumor came to the
.. -,1 t, that the Marines were boarding
DiuejacKPt ua" j'lo.-cis. -
shin. The sailor beside the home plate dropped .s
bat and ran toward the street, his tea.l mat"
behind his. But they were too late to caun -glimpse
of the rear guard."
Other corps, too, are slipping away just
;fi,. Ternblv m earnest, tue
are thinking more of 'the deeds of the future
tun rtf the snectacularism ot trie present
w the people are just as serious not
:..r.:uf ,-rrrftful simply determined;
"cheerful, but without boastfulness ot the
British in the early stages ot tne ar uil
-r- -! i .A'.a.- mc worth two Lier-
one r.ngnsn siuici
mans a power that will astouno me
And how short has been tne time m
. , 1 u-,Mn-H frnm a neouie ai
wniLii -- - ,.i ,
. frr nrace into a warlike
nation, to which battle and going to battle
are among the commonplace functions of
life, deserving no special comment. Mill
waters run deep.
THE SCRATCH PAD
By THOMAS EWINQ DABfEY.
ON THE TRAIL
Politico in tVio n
bull in the China shop.
Thouirh flour has trn-ne rlnM-n 20
per cent in Pensacola, the loaf of
bread remains the same
Many a weak man becomes a strap
ping fellow when his little boy does
The price of beer is going up- Now
watch the peace at any price people
Ex-Czar Nick wants a share in the
loan ot liberty, being heartily tired
of shoveling snow.
Military experts are much pleased
that the Russians are again in the
game, but it is doubtful if the lino
typers and proof readers are-
in Pensacola. hut. tho mere fact that
a man can pilot schooners across the
raiaiox bars and get half seas over,
will not qualify for admission.
Tt i annrtiinrefl t-haf f V a Viirmmcr
VmwJ : : - 1 1
uuewu is experiencing amicuuy in
iinaing names lor tne seized uerman
ships. The board should secure the
services of the expert who christens
I the Pullman cars.
tiles who sell booze to our soldiers
but another proof that the traffic
can be destroyed easier than it can
has been sighted off the Maine coast,
that we incline to the belief that the
talented nar has left the country;
in Germany" that come-but of Cop-
i i. x
rnuiitn, buggesis wnere ne went 10.
fnm Viirnn er f Vi o tranmii rforTnft
to State Attorney McGeachy by op
posing lawyers during the Blackwell
trial, we learn that he is a "beautiful,
bloodthirsty, blushing rollicker in the
lapp of luxury," and we don't see
how he can stagger along under such
' $PrJi 1
WEST FLORIDA BRIEFS
lustration of the Prussian bully's
policv toward smaller nations, was shown
; tl,V mcf. of Liberia, where the German
fnrpifrn office had circulated, under the
rfirial seal, a threat that the powers of
third and last importance would be held to
d-nYi prronntabilitv for all damage clone to
P-prman interests, the bill for which would
t.p presented and payment enforced after
had been concluded.
Similar threats are no doubt responsible
for the neutrality, even assistance, of neigh
bor states a number of army corps, for
instance, aloncr Holland's frontier.
Germany's success with the weak caused
her to provoke the United States, for whose
power to resent an outrage sne naa
Germany has now thrown the mask ot
hvpocrisy off and announced that she is
lighting "for annexations and indemnities.
Shi is sinking neutral ships outside the
7v.ie. and if the smaller states do not realize
that, friend or foe. their rights must yield
to the desires of black-guardism, they de---vc
Liberia has defied the mailed fist, as Bel
gium did three years ago; many other
small nations have arrayed themselves
;-.gninst the monster now that the United
States has come to the succor of humanity,
to make the world safe for democracy and
to establish the divine rights of man.
The journal is in receipt of a communi
cation signed "Justice," regarding garbage
on Seventh avenue, between Jackson and
La Rua streets, which, it is said, has not
been collected for nearly two wee ks. Inas
much as the name of the author is not
criven, we are unable to reproduce the
communication in our ox ropuu column.
It is suggested that the writer take up his
complaint direct with Mayor Johnson, who
will see that the abuse be corrected.
Canal Toll Proposed.
A proposal will be made to the
commissioners of Calhoun county to
establish a toll on transportation
across the canal between Tort St.
Joe and Wewahitchka, the revenues
to be used for road work. It is esti
mated that the toll would yield about
$1,750 a year.
2,000 Acres in Peanuts-
Farmers of Gadsden counts are
raising peanuts on an extensive scale,
more than 2,000 wes having been
planted to mat crop-i nis year
Shipyard Proposed at Apalach.
A St. Louis corporation which is
about to locate a shipbuilding plant
on the gulf coast is negotiating for
-a -i t . i - -
a site live mnes aoove Apaiacnicoia,
on the Apalachicola river, which
their engineers are said to have
Gadsden Tax Rolls Completed-
ine tax roils lor uartsden county
have been completed and show an in
crease in valuation of nearly $150,-
000 over last year, with a total of
$2,800,000- The county commissioners
will meet July 13 for the purpose of
equalizing tne roils, out it is believ
ed few changes will be made.
Contract Closed for Crestview School.
The contract for the new school
building to be erected at Crestview
has been awarded to W- W. Spivey
and construction will begin at once.
The school will cost about $7,000.
Samuel L- Davis and wife, a boy.
Guy S. Holland and wife, a boy.
Chas. F- Wolf and wife, a girl.
Roy R Stevens and wife, a boy.
E. E- Gordon and wife, a boy.
Harry Watkins and wife, a boy.
Benj F. Miessrr and wife, a girl.
Jim Brown and wife, a boy.
Bart Hinson. one year.
Ada Clem, 35 years
Mary V. Lambert, 28 years.
Infant of Mr. and Mrs- Chas. F.
Kenneth Pfeiffer. 11 months.
Thomas Miner, 41 years
J. M. Quarrier, 63 years.
Margarett L. Jones, 24 years
Rebecca Fowell, 74 years.
Lvdia Tape. 75 years.
Robert Butterfield, 40 year3. '
Try The Journal's Want
Columns for quick results.
STAR IS EMBLEM OF AERONATIC SCHOOL
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1 Ik 1
Secretary of the Navy Daniels has
prescribed an official insignia on the
aeroplanes, dirigibles and ha'lnons
of the navy to consist of a five-point
ed star inside a blue circular field
with a red circle in the center of the
star. It will be painted on the bot
toms of th aeroplane wings. The
army will follow this example.
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Let this be the open season for German
SUMMER SCHOOL NOTES
The week iust finished has shown
improvement and increased interest
vuv A v.' c 1 1 1 1 1 1 C, CV-'ii uvno
have been secured at very reasonable
prices and it is expected that the
teachers will introduce music in their
respective schools when the school
term opens in the fall.
Dr Denny's lectures on school
manageement have proved quite valuable.
Miss Sue Cleaton. in charge of the
work in nrimarv methods, is contin
uing her valuable and interesting
work with the demonstration class of
second and third grade children. I he
class dramatized the "Story of the
Ked Hen, on Monday morming and
value of dramatization for children
in the elementary grades was dem
onstrated quite effectively.
in demonstration Class-
The follnwintr rOiilHrpn nr in the
demonstration class: Dan Berson,
Ruth Brink, Gretchen Everhart, Jan
ham, Dorothy Metritt, Marj' Alice
T . . A- 1 . J
repper, iMizaoetn iuma, utaays
Roper, Helen Sierra. Vandilla Strick
Mrs. Nita Osborne Benn and Miss
A 1 1 r- Froaman TtrA tzraA mnilt An-rini?
the morning exercises, and Miss Ruth
Van Felt demonstrated her ability as
a dramatic reader, all selections beine
ine summer school win close juiy
27 and all those who have attended
regularly and fulfilled the require
ments will receive special summer
The Journal's "Want Ad
columns is a first-class medium.
F the Business and
firms of Pensacoli.
Journal re iders m ani oat of th
city will find it most valuable from tins
to time. Name, address and phone
number of leading business concern?
and professional men of Pensacola.
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PODOK BROS. MOTOR CAR.
O. H. HATS. Dealer Phone 87.
ABSTRACTS OF TITLE
TtTT OTT A T A NTEB CO.
191 Boath Palafo Street Phon 684.
THE CRYSTAL PHaJIMACT.
CIXTTITH MUSIC HOUSE.
114 South Palafox Street. Phon I.
D'ALKMBKRTHH PIIA RM ACT.
1X1 South Pito Strt. Hhoo 1
RETNAI.PS- MUSIC HOU8B.
II South PiJafox Etret. Fhon Tl.
PfcNSACOT,A HtrCffJT WORKS,
iri-llt Eit TntTilenc1. Phori 17.
T T. WFMTWORTR TR.
Belrnont and Davis Streets.
riTWK WUK WATT, BANK
167-10 5octh Palafox street. Phona IS
Carria and Veiclr Pepafrs
WV T. FOX CARB.TAOE WORK?.
117 Eaat Zarrmifo Ptrt. Pton tH
Cffle Then Tartl Phone -HJ.
EXPORT FtTEL AND ICE CO..
Ml North Tarrarona gtreat. Phona HI.
It, O. CLOTHTNO STORB.
Ill-Sit South Palafox Strait Plrtma 115
THE CENTRAL PHARMACT,
10 South PaUfox trot. Phonea 177-:7S
mam i t. tuna
Oeo. H. Kerrey. Mrr. PrlTate Than 0!
W. A. KAT ftARDWARE CO..
T10 Bouth PalafoT Straat. Phna 14n.
PENSACOlA tCB CO.,
101-lCt N. Tarraona. Phonea E anfl 189
1,111. pmp.'w pf.l.
114 -111 Eaat Oorernment. Phona 14
MATES PRIKTTNO CO..
II Waat OoTernment 8'reet. PS;?a 111.
Th Frmacuia Jourruil, Mornlna an
Sunday. Phonea. E11t. II; 13m. U.
The Peniacola Newii. ETenlrig ETtcaU
Sunday. Phonea. Wit 454 Bus. 111.
Painters, Paper Hangers.
K. B. V.'FLL?. 1- Kast Government
:04'4 So'Jth Paiafox Street. Phona 1101
THK PERFECTION LACNDRT
Dry Cleaning and Steam Preaalng.
A.ND FEATHER BEDS CLEANED AND
MADE OVER. C.W.CLAFLIN. phone 1U
OVUf MACHINE VS-ORKS,
111-117 South Pm afox. Phonea Iti 14i
THE PARLOR MARKET.
114 South Paiafox Street Phonea 173-174
REAL ESTATE AGENTS.
3. N. ANDREWS.
!?: North Paiafox street. Phon 588
Chatfa Ele"trleal Shoe fop, W&rrlr.rttm
Phone 9138 Ring 1.
POCRTLES SIGN CO..
32 Eo'ith Paiafox. Phona 780.
The Slsm Man. DeLuna St. Phone 887.
pefistry of Trained Nurea nt Whlte'i
Pharmacy. Day Phona 110. Xiht. 44.