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THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 2, 1913. ' FINAL CLEAN-UP ODD SIZES MEN'S HIGH- . GRADE SHOES. - Hanan and other, makes, values $5,: $6-and $7; - ' -$2.83 , f. Broken assortments to be sure, but there's a pair here that cwill fit -you m: one? or more styles, tans and blacks, Oxfords, and" Uaceand. But ton Shoes. . - - v v - ' ; Men's and Boys';.Shpes i and Oxfords, values to $6, at - About a Hundred pair s left, all high-grade and good styles, black and tans.- , The John White Store 209 -2ti; 8. jWafox Strett. " ' 1 "Florida' .Leading C!othlrs. Supporters of Jones Charter Hold Meeting (Continued From Pao OtN) . Easter Cards, ..' Folders,; and Booklets A collection of dainty hand-done works of art of appealing designs colorings, priced from 5c to $1.50 B ALL NOVELTY 00K 111 CO. .a: PHONE 912. MARSTON & QUINA, West Florida's Oldest Furniture House. Exclusive Agents Globe-Wernicke Book Cases. Piano Factory to You. "Kranlch A Bach." "toll String Scho maeker," "Lester," "trier son," ''Llnde rjf'm "Cockering,- PUiyer' Pianil Xeclllafi," "Lester," and cheaper. Player Music, cut prices. Factory agents. The Clutter Music House. i the best and the board of control will keep check on the three commis sioners elected under It. Under" the Semmes committee charter the three commissioners -would be given the ab solute rigrht to levy taxes and grant franchises and the comptroller would be the creature of the three commis sioners, who would be the "three kings of the city hall." If the people had a watchman to report on the acts of the three commissioners it would be all right, he said. It is true, said he. that the commiltee charter has a recall provision, out it will not be felt- He declared that the initiative and refer endum can be had under the Jones charter if the people want, it, but the provision for the initiative and refer endum in the Semmes committee char ter is not effective. Mr. Stokes asked where - did the committee charter come from. He said that It has been heralded as the people's charter, but it, Is not' He said that -after the utility' clause ' in that charter had been adopted in a mass meeting at the city'rhall the com mittee ,met the next day and threw it out. why 'was the utility clause left out after It had been approved in the mass meeting, asked Mr. Stokes. . .j.", , S5MMES APPEARS. When Mr. - Stokes made the state ment that Alderman Semmes arose . In the , city jcouncil and moved that the recommendation of Mayor Reilly pro viding, for the building cf a city elec tric light, plant be killed, Mr. Semmes, who was standlng"near the stand, cam--nponthe platform and asked permission, to reply ' to Mr. Stokes. Jlr. Semmes's request was granted and tie said that he did not arise in 'the council nor say a word about the matter, but that it was Alderman Ren shaw physician for the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company, who said that thebelt line .railroad. and the mu-, nlclpal docks were enough to take on at. this time. " When Mr. Semmes tojd the .crowd! that he had since changed his mlndon the question. Mr. Stokes asked him if he would introduce a resolutknihf the council providing for -a municipal . electricight plant. Mr. Semmes replied that he would do so If the committee charter Zs adopted, but would not otherwise. Mr. Stokes continued by saying that Alderman Semmes never took the trouble to arise from his seat in the council chamber to say a word in be half of his constituents when Alba H. Warren? manager of the Pensacola Electric. Company, was there repre senting his company. He said that in the event the com mittee charter carried It will be a hard matter to amend tt if the people find that sue haction "is necessary. Mr. Stokes closed his address by asking that himself, McHugh and Clopton be given the support of the people in their efforts in the legisla ture to secure representative govern ment for Pensacola, and told them to go to the polls on next Tuesday and votes for the Jones charter, Baying that they would never regret it. MR. JONES SPEAKS. John B. Jones, who framed the char ter that bears his name, was , the last speaker. He said that he felt last n!ght as he did on the eve of the elec tion when he stood before the people of Pensacola in advocacy of the white primary and he declared that the con test now is more Important than then. Mr. Jones said that the papers have not presented the matter in Just the proper way, but he thanked The Jour nal for opening its columns for a dis cussion of the question. He. callei the committee charter the "big cinch" charter, He asked, To the commit tee charter framers want to get rep resentatives of the people in the gov ernment?" - He replied to his own Question by saying, "No. lhey want to give it to the business men the big clnch."- AN EMPTY GUN. Mr. Jones said that Prof. Armstrong has stated that the "gun Is behind the door" when the people need It to use on the men In office who do not act right. "But," said the speaker, "the gun is an empty one- The crowd be hind the committee charter, he said, will name their henchmen to conduct a recall election. "Will you surrender your right to have your own kind of people in the city hall to represent you?" asked Mr. Jones. "If you do. then I am surprised, at the manhood of Pensacola, whom I love so well." He said he prepared the Jones char ter because he thought he would ren der the, people the best service pos sible. He said that he objected at the mass meeting to the committee char ter, when the audience was composed of Armstrong, Walker and others like them. The committee, he said, did not submit his charter to the mass meet ing, but Mr. Moyer, a member of the committee, wanted it presented. Mr. Jones did not submit it himself be cause he did not want Its force de stroyed by that crowd. He said why the committee did not adopt his utility clause he did not know. The crowd behind the committee charter, he said, are not flghtjng the Jones utility clause- because they know that if the committee charter is adopted the utility clause can be amended by the influence of corporations and others- He said that under the Jones char ter any one can be removed from of fice a clean sweep can be secured tinder it.' The' three administrative commissioners will attend to the de tails of the government, but they will be . subject to the eight men, who will serve without pay. YOKE OF A TRIUMVIRATE. The reason city employes favor the Jones charter, said Mr. Jones, ia be cause they have the best Interests of the city at heart and do not favor wearing the yoke of a triumvirate. Any man,- said the speaker, would be unfit to serve as an officer if he sur rendered his right to express his pref erence. Mr. Jgires; said he was reminded jf an editorial in The Journal a few days agp which said that the spotlight could be kept on three commissioners, but, he said, it w ill neer strike the many dark holes. Three men can Shut the doors,: when they hold a meeting and do as' they1 please, and then put in the. newspapers what they see fit. He said that after the committee charter was almost completed It was changed to abolish the board of bond trustees. - Mr. Jones concluded by saying that it is not a question of what the present government has done, but what are you going to do in the future. The speakers were heard by a large number and notwithstanding the cold weather remained to the close of the meeting. There was much enthusiasm among the audience and the speakers were frequently applauded. Previous to the speaking the Pen sacola Concert Band rendered a num ber of selections at the corner of Pala fox and Government and Romana and Palafox streets and also at the place of meeting. VITAL STATISTICS. The following marriage- licenses were issued during the past week by the county judge: White Marriages. John Hunter Bowen, Jr., and Mary C. Laughton. Crocket Taylor Wilson and Llllie Shelby. Guiseppe Caminitl and Lizzie Rich ards. Negro Marriages. Rochelle Whittington and Eliza Mc Dougall. Mixon Calhoun and Zola Freeman. Will Siar and Lucy Kit. John Powell and Annie Riley. Ulisius Henderson and Flossie Chambers. Henry Weatherford and Rosa Lee Simpson. ' Richard Carter and Ethel McCall. Will Jones and Telia Jones. Samuel Johnson and Daisy Terrell. Henry Thomas and Madaline Golds smith. -(.' John Holley anj Rosa Holland. . W. J. Sloan and Silie Samuels. Following is a record of the births and deaths during the past week as filed In the office of the city clerk: White Births. To. A. M. Cornelius and wife, a girl. To John Dingwall and wife, a boy. To Albert Marion Hyer and wife, a girl. 3SS BREAD is KING! Bread is the best food of the world the most palatable, wholesome, nourishing and the most economical the food that all can afford, and that is good for everybody. ; Eat. more bread eat less meat and other heavy ' foods. You will feel better and will keep down your cost of living. - . r To know that the bread you eat is the best to be had the most delightful and digestible always Use Ballard's OBELISK FLOUR The Lewis Bear Co. Wholesale Distributers ts To Levi Patterson and wife, a girl. To II. H. Jannett and wife, a girl. To Sam Lemon and wife, a boy. To R. L. Sierra and wife, a girl. To L. Davis and wife, a boy. To N. Gardena and wife, a girl. To Guy Reeves and wife, a boy. . To W. N. Lipscomb and wife, a girl. To Edward J. Quigley and wife, a boy. To Dan E. Fisher and wife, a boy. To Chester Smith and wife, a boy. To Leon Memphis M. Antone and wife, a boy. Creole Births. To Frank Marques and wife, a glrl. To Jim DeGrnry and wife, a- boy. Negro Births. To 'Hattie Dean, a girl. To Harry Scott and wife, a boy. To Robert Maxwell and wife, a boy. To Henry A, Perdue and wife.' a girl. To Smith Clark and wife, a boy. To Annie Riley, a boy. To W. H. Brown and wife, a boy. White Deaths. Lula Gholson Morey, 42 years, extra uterine prequaucy. Carl Bjord, 30 years, typhoid fever (perforation). Infant son of Peter Panos and wife, stillborn. Creole Deaths. Ben Sims, 61 years, senility. Negro Deaths. Hattie Richardson, 49 years, apo plexy. Samuel Wamack, 1 year, convul sions. Ennis Jones, 25 years, la grippe. Needham Payne, 70 years, accident ally killed by Louisville & Nashville passenger train. Emmet - Dennis, 5 months, indiges tion Infant son of Smith Clark and wife, stillborn. GEO. MAXWELL MY PASSES fly American seamen from the Ward linei Monterey after the firing of a shot near the custom house, brought a vig orous protest from William W. Can ada, American consul. Thereupon the men were released and an apology of fered by the military commander. Evidence showed they were aU un armed and sober. PAINTER AT THE LOUISVILLE & NASHVILLE SHOPS, SUCCUMBS AFTER A LINGERING ILLNESS. George Maxwell, residing at the cor ner of Garden street and Tenth ave nue, died this morning at "an early hour after a lingering illness. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias and Volunteer Veteran Firemen. The deceased was a painter at the L. & N. shops and was a brother of John Maxwell, formerly of this city, but now master mechanic of the L. & N. shops in Mobile. SIX AMERICAN SEAMEN ARRESTED AT VERA CRUZ Vera Cruz, Mex., March 1. The ar rest by federal soldiers today of six FUNERAL IK LULAJ10RET REMAINS OF HIGHLY ESTEEMED LADY PLACED AT REST IN ST. JOHN'S CEMETERY Funeral services over the remains cf Mrs. Lula Morey, wife of M. E. Morey, were conducted yesterday morning at 11 o'clock at the family home. No. 5 East DeSoto street, and were attended by a large number of sorrowing friends and relatives. A. S. Moffett, of the First Presbyterian church, conducted tht services. The interment was in St. John s cemetery and the floral tributes were numerous and beatuiful. El The Season s .Last Ga 1 I Such miserable weather conditions have prevailed for the past few days that we have decided to extend one last opportunity to grasp some extraordi nary values which we have picked out in going through stocks, preparatory to displaying spring goods. , . ... " $10, $12 and $15 values in Voile Skirts, at the re markable prices of $3, $3.98. $4.50 and $5.98 The season's best Silk and Chiffon Waists, in $6, $7, and $8 values, selling Monday at $2.50 to $5.00 IShlSfc See Window Display of These. ;.-f?j ft We wish also to call attntion to the special showing of Linen Wnit. $1.50 to $2.50 values, that we are selling Monday, at the one price of While our spring displays are not yet complete or arranged fully, those who desire, will be shown through our present stocks with pleasure. 75c Ready to w 9 and 11 South Palafox. Store F m ! J I. "" """1 L!!!.;!'?l This Beautiful Five Passenger Automobile The Car Comes Fully Equipped and Is Valued at $1,800.00 Enter today The Empire Laundry's Big Automobile Contest This touring car will positively be given away Free, Monday Sept 1st See the Car. It is on display si! this week at the Mutual Motor Garage. Call and see it. 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