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THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, SUNDAY MORNING, AUGUST 27, 1911.
DAILY. WEEKLY. 8UNDAY. MOKNINO EX CEPT MONDAY. BY. JOURNAL PUBLISHING COMPANY FRANK L. MAYES. President. MEMBER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HURSCRIPTION RATES! T,re- Month. .1.2 " J""!11 Ja 1t Months.... T"fc,yeek-;ift2 One Year 5-00 We1y. year. .1-00 Offices Journal T?11dlnsr. Corner D T,iti and Tntendenela. . Rntered a second -clans milr... the po-tofflr at Pensacola. FlorM. unrfer Act of Congress. March . Phm.s Editorial Rooms, 88. Busi ness Office, 1500. FOREIGN ADVERTISING. j Foreign A dvertHlng Robert Ma Qn.'H. Pnpa! Repreetatlve. New York O.Uce Room 903 Bruns wick Bulldln. Chicago Office Crffly Bide SUNDAY, AUGUST 27. 1911. Woodrow Wilson And the Nomination. The Woodnr Wilton sentiment seems to be taking firm hold on every action of the country. It la running: In the weft like a prairie fire and In the south It has always been r.trng. In the north and east, the distin guished New Jersey governor Is as strong as any other single candidate and his strength Is Increasing every day. Of the candidates thus far men tioned, there are but two - whose ser vice, political records, and positions on present day questions are likely to command recognition by the demo cratic convention. One Is Champ Clark: the other Is Woodrow Wilson. Either of these two progressive democrats would be satisfactory to the country at large, but Woodrow Wilson seems now to (be the popular favorite. The Journal will be satisfied with either Wilson or Clark preferably the New Jersey man and with either heading the party we can win with ea3e. President Taft says the majority is not always right. If he refers to 190S we agree with him heartily. Business Men and "he Military Companies. It has been reported to The Journal that some business men, and one Pen eacola bank, have forbidden their em ployees to join the military company. The Journal has, from time to time, given reasons why a young man should Join a military company and reasons also why every community should have one or more companies. There are, however, and unfor tunately too, some men and some In stltutions whose eyesight converges to a point not farther off than the end of the nose. These men are the first to squeal when they need help and the last to furnish assistance when others need it. The military companies can proba bly get along without their aid, com fort or support. They are at least doing fairly well now and we Imagine Ithey will continue to do so. Atlanta and New York and Pensa cola in fact, all of the big cities- need their charters repaired. Domestic Science In the High School. Pensacola has an opportunity this year to begin a new branch In the public schools and the opportunity ' should be accepted. Through the efforts of several civic Institutions, the young girls of Pen sacola have had the advantage this summer of a physical culture teacher at the Bayview Park bath ' house. Many girls have learned to swim as a result and Miss Chase, the young lady fln charge 6f the work, has mad a place for herself here that should not be allowed to become vacant. . The school board can. In conjunc tion with the civic associations re ferred to, secure the services of Miss Chase in the high school during the coming year, nad the opportunity should be grasped. The proposed department ' la that of domestic science in which cooking and other household duties will be taught. It Is a department which progressive schools are everywhere adopting and "Pensacola can have It now at a nomi nal cost Let us have It. Mrs. Snow, of Chicago, says marry an old man first and then a young man. If she'd recommend, marrying, a young one first it would not be long before she would have the old one. Expenditures and Product of the Pensacola Navy.. Yard.. Acting Secretary Winthrop of the navy department no doubt imagined he had cut off all possibility pf discus sion as to the value of the Pensacola navy yard' when, in response to Senator Fletcher's resolution of inquiry, he reported that the cost of maintaining the yard for 1910 was $250,348.71 while the total product was only $21, 187.31, while for 1911 the cost was $217,504.89 and the product was $18,733.08. It all looks bad on its face, but there is another side to those figures. Here is at least (a part of it: . The cost as stated is probably correct, but it would have been practically the same had there not been a dollar's worth of work done at the yard. And, conversely, it would have been little more had five or six times that amount of work been done; ; y .The department simply set about it to starve the Pen sacola yard. It furnished no work for the yard; it allowed ncne to, be done here. The vbrk could have been done here and done cheaply had the department permitted it to be done. But instead of sending work here, or . even of leaving work that was already here, the department sent it to yards where political pull furnished the consideration. Naturally the expense of the yard went on. But even that is, in effect, padded and obviously for the purpose of deceiving both the senate and the public. In his figures showing the cost of maintenance, the acting secretary includes $63,040.29 for 1910 and $60,682.00 for 1911 as PAY, OF. OFFICERS AND ENLISTED MEN. ' Is there anywhere on record an instance where the pay of officers and men whose business is simply and solely that of soldiers in the preservation and defense of the nation has there ever been an instance where "such pay has been figured in as a part of the expense of building or repairing a battleship? , If the assistant secretary is to figure this expense against the product of the yard and to assume that the yard. should earn enough to cover it, then we presume he will figure that a battleship should produce enough to pay the salaries of the officers and men who handle it. By parity of reasoning also, Fort Barrancas and the various army posts should all produce enough to maintain themselves and all become self-supporting. It is a rather extravagant assumption, but it is no more ridiculous than the assumption of the assistant secretary, that the pay of the, officers and enlisted m'en stationed there should be figured in as a part of the cost of maintaining the Pensacola navy yard. As a matter of fact,' this naval force might, on the-, one hand, have been augmented ten times or, on the other, moved away entirely, and it would have made no difference whatever in the cost of maintain ing the yard. ' The navy department has not a peg to hang any of its arguments on and congress should be made to see it. The department is the servant of congress. Congress is the servant of the people. Why should not congress at the regular session next winter call the navy department to an accounting? Pensacola could show the naval committees in both houses the wisddm of doing so. If Pensacola wants to sit quietly by while the navy department robs the country of one of its most valuable, best equipped, and best fortified navy yard construction plants, and at the same time de prives Pensacola of her most valuable asset, that is Pensa cola's business. ' But it's mighty poor business. The Recall Of Judges. Why all this clap-trap in o"ica!ttcn to the recall of judges, or of anyother public servant for that matter? President Taft accentuated the Im portance of the subject when he ve toed the Arizona statehood bill, but it will require more than the dictum cf a president of the United States" to convince the great majority of sov erelgn citizens that they are Incapable pt deciding for themselves who should compose the judiciary and how long a Judge should serve them. The president opposes the recall of judges on the ground that It would subject them to "momentary gusts cf popular passion" and might result In "lynch law for the Judiciary." One would Imagine, from the vigor ous language employed, that the pres Ident himself were subject to "momen tary gusts o;passion." He overlooks the fact,' however, that every Judge who Is now elected by the people Is subject to recall at the end of his term. Every judge who stands for re-election subjects himself to recall, because defeat Is nothing more nor less than a recall. President Taft's theory Is the old tory idea that public servants and a Judge is one should be as far removed from the people as possible. But he ignores the fact that a Judge, even though removed from the influence or fear of "popular passion," must still be subject to the li liUence of some one. And, If subject to any Influence, why not - to the Influence of the people whose servant he Is? The fact Is that the fear raised by the recall proposition is nothing but a great big bug-a-boo. Where the re call for public officials is In effect it has seldom been used. The reason is plain it makes public servants more careful. It prevents them from be coming arrogant. It Instills a whole some respect for the rights of the public, and the public official therefore seldom violates those rights or sub jects himself to the possibility of re call. The very existence of the recall ob viates the necessity for its use. President Taft to the contrary, we think, the recall tor judges and, all public servants will from this time on be more generally accepted and yield more satisfactory government. , Pensacola's military company wi'l probably take the prizes at the .state encampment. The progressive policy always wins in love, war and politics, it's just the same. Editor Doty Is roads. a fiend about good On to Chicago Is the cry. Whenever anyone does a real whole souled and sensible thing the Journal commends it and is glad of the ocDor- tunlty. One day this week Mrs. Reggie Vanderbilt took it upon herself to .get up early one morning while at New port and go out wading "to catch sotn crarjs, and later It Is said she has in structed some of her friends in the art. Now there will be some who will crlt' cise Mrs. Vanderbilt and her' com panions for their shoeless and stock- ingless crabbing parties, but we'll bet the dames and the damsels will en'oy the sport many times as much as pink teas and the mushy conversations thereto pertaining. , Philadelphia reports a man who walked ten blocks with an empty skull. Not calling any names, but there are more than one walking right around Pensacola with empty skulls, and, just keep on walking. It is said that Mr. Bryan began the style for men to go clean shaven. Now will Vardaman set the pace for men to wear long curls? -Despite the number of unsuccessful attempts, autoists still persist In try insr to knock a train oft some railway crossings. By the way, what has become of the man who used to study his Sunday school lesson on Sunday afternoons? It's a whole lot better to have the recall and not need tt than to need it and not have it. A man who won't lie about the num ber of fish caught or birds killed, i dumb, that's all. It will, be hard to convince the cot ton farmers that "13" is an unlucky number. Wheels in some fellows heads may be termed perpetual motion. There's too much coloring in the Tennessee registration lists Just a touch of fall weather make the bathing better. Congress died-in-the wooL Q.AQDDE no Have you taken the time to look over the many remarkable values that wait you here. The Sale Thus Far Has Been a Great Success But why shouldn't it be? Every bargain is an honest bargain and it Is a buying event that yea cannot afford to miss. ' tfdDDS TDflE'ROERl We are offering some of the most remarkable bargain that we have ever given. Whether yu need the Shoes new or net. It will pay you te buy for future needs. 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Extension Sole, Season End Price ... .$3.20 $4.00 Patent Kid Ankle-Strap Pumps, Large Satin Bow, reduced to .$2.95 $4.00 Patent Kid Ankle-Strap Mat, Collar Extension Sole, now . . . $3.15 $4.00 Patent Colt and Kid Pumps, Turn Soles, newest style, now ..j,... ... $3.20 $50 Red Cross Oxfords and Pumps, all styles, reduced to -.....-....$2.85 $300 Lov-Cut, all styles and leathers, reduced for this, sale to ....l..s...:.. $2.43 $2.00 Patent Colts, Gun Metal. and Kid Oxfords, reduced to $1.64 $1.75 Gun Metals and Patent Leather Oxfords and Pumps, reduced to ....... .$1.20 R2ens Shoes . $o.00 to $7.00 Stetson High and Low-Cut Shoes reduced to ....... . .$2.38 $4.00 Patent Colt Blucher Oxfords, Tobasco Last, no w,.. ...i-..,.,. . $3.15 $4.00 Patent Colt Blucher Oxfords, Wise Dope Last, nnw.... $3 2ft $4.00 Patent Colt Blucher Oxfords, Tickle Last, now... .-.;,t.w,.,... $3.29 $4.00 Patent Colt Blucher Oxfords, Kum-a-Kros Last, now ...:......:.$3.20 $4.00 Patent Colt Pump, Plain Toe, Special Last, now....wr..... .-lw..,,...$3.25 $4.00 Gun Metal Pump. Plain Toe, Special Last, now.... . .......,.$3.25 $3.50 Tan Gun Metal and Patent Colt Blucher Oxfords, Live Wire Last .$2.80 $3.50 Patent Colt Gun Metal and Russia Calf Blucher Oxfords, Hippo Last... .$2.$0 $3.50 Gun Metal Russia Calf and Patent Colt Oxfords, Volcano Last, now. $2.80 $3.50 Boys' Oxfords, all leathers and styles, 2 1-2 to 6, now; . . .$2.68 Children's and Misses Shoes Have undergone as great reductions as those for the older members o the family. Hosiery for Men, Women and Children has not been spared but has undergone a price slashing that will open the eyes of the most conservative buyer No Reserve Everything In the house is going -at reduced prices, - COME. e e Tii Vfnr. rnnTHi adioumed 1.3 Follette took occasion to toll some of his standpat friends what the people had in store for them when the next legislatures meet. TSr.T-ir fAimtv n the fair district should try to outshine Its neighbors. That famous naintlnr. worth flvo million, doesn't look half as good as some of Fensacoias Drown-eyea Depu ties, but five million wouldn't get them. AM.nin ritr h laaud fin order ttint th. fair nni In bathinr suits must wear raincoats to . the water's edge. No such law over here the coast is clear. rhrlatmai la an near that IOm Of us had better get to hunting a stock ing for the occasion. - Taw tnfl ka no TCno-llsh. but his heavy head, the morning after the night before, had the American feeling, all right. Jtr Vnrfc Mti nn the ChlcatTO CubS. but the Tammany tiger is growing fat. It's a Ions: time until electloa but our memory was never better. Even when it comes to grandchil dren,. Mr. Bryan has it on Teddy about sixteen to one. Secretary Wilson and Dr. WCey ivnrm. Thw have been scrapping, shows the testimony. We'd rather not express an opinion about a friend who plays golf. Put the wires underground on Pala- f ox. . P. !R REFUSES TO TALK NONE OF THE REPORTERS COULD GET FROM HIM A STATEMENT REGARDING THE ASTOR-FORCE WEDDING HELPED TO MAKE THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH LAW. toeelal te The Journal. New York. Aug. 26. On his arrival here from London the other day, stren uous efforts were made by the ship news representatives of the dally newspapers, who met the Mauretanla down the bay to extort some comment from J. Plerpont Morgan on the forth coming marriage of John Jacob Astor, brother of William Waldorf Astor of Cliveden and Miss Madeleine Force. Habitually cautious In his talks with newspaper men,' the financier, who was responsible for the adoption of the anti-divorce canon at the last conven tion of the Protestant Episcopal con vention of the United States, scented trouble and diplomatically parried the thrust of the Interviewers. When all of the other newspaper men had given up the Job as hopeless and had left the organizer of the "bil lion dollar steel trust to his medita tions, a glib young reporter with an Innocent looking face, thinking he could put one over on the astute Mr. Morgan,-slipped up to him and lisped in his most dulcet accent: "I am from' the Christian Advocate and my paper is especially anxious to know what you, as a great churchman, think of the problem of dlvoroe and subsequent marriage T" The financier eyed the bland looking newcomer curiously. Hie yea flashed and in a second be seized the Imperti nent scribbler by the shoulder and with a gentle above that suggested thai the youngster vraa la the wrong .pew, blurted out: . , , Vo back to the Christian, Advocate, quick." And the abaahed young maa va moosed, forthwith. Coke From Oil! Suitable for Grate, Stove or Range. , IPettirolleaflinni CoUse is not a product of coal, but is a by-product of crude oil. 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