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THE PENSACOLA JOURNAL, MONDAY MORNING, MARCH 24, 1913.
4tf'A4e- &m41& DAILY, WEEKLY, SUNDAY, ,' BT JOURNAL PUBLISHINQ COMPANY. FRANK l MAYES, President. MEMBER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SUBSCRIPTION RATES: Three Months. $1.25 Weekly. year.fl.oO Six Months.... 1.80 One Week.... .1 One Tear .... 6.00 One Month .. .45 Office Journal Building:. Luna and Intendenda, Corner De- Entered as second-class matter at the poetoffiee at - Pensacola, Florida, ander Act of Congress, March 3, 187. . Phonesi Editorial Rooms, 38. ness Office, 1S00. ' Buel- FOREION ADVERTISING. Foreigm . Advertising: Robert Ma Quold. Special Representative. New York Office: Room 903 Bruns wick BuUdinir. - Chicago OfSce: Boyee Building. MONDAY. MARCH 24, 1913. "Weak-Minded Anarchists ; Always the Assassins. King; George of Greece was killed by a weak-minded degenerate, who imag ined himself to be an anarchist or something like that. He was not even real anarchist, but only a pitiful, - " x a . .AMA muiovjuni oeggar wno inouia nave been locked up In an asylum for degen. erates. It Is noticeable that few of the as sassinations of rulers within the past several decades have been men with real grievances. Many have claimed to be anarchists, but most of them have been merely Irresponsible degenerates. It ta also a fact worth v of note, that nearly all the kings and presidents whi hiva rvAAvt asj1ristaf rvm fir tempted to be assassinated, have been among the beet of their kind. People of this country have no great love for kings as a class, but as kings go, the king of Italy, the king of Por tugal, the czar of Russia and George of Greece, were as good men as their predecessors or successors. In our own country, the first presi dential assassination was that of Lin coln. His. murder came in thrilling times and the murderer was" clearly Insane a madman and nothing: more. The fact that he .wasV one . of a band of conspirators does not .(affect his sanity. Garfield was slain by a dis gruntled office-seeker, who represented no principal of occupation. . The as assln of McKinley and the fellow who tried t kill Roosevelt belong to the same class as the wretch who took the life of George of Greece. As It Is, whole nations suffer because inese aegenerates cannot De anted out and locked up before they manifest Ihelr homicidal tendencies. Tbe Knox brand of -dollar , diplomacy been snxcceedel by one of common aensve. Direct Election Of Senators. " After the legislatures of only three more states have ratified the amend ment to the federal constitution, it wEl be the law for the states to elect their United States senators by. a di rect vote of the people. This ratifica tion baa been accomplished within two months and has broken all records of rattfimtkm of constitutional amend ments. Kb one doubts that the three states required 'will soon Join in and the amendment will be an accom plished fact. - ' The legislatures of six states are bow in session and in four of thee the lower ' house or popular branch have acted favorably on the amend ment. Two of je states are v..'j vylvanla and Utah nd in these re actionary states. It hi said that Sena tors Smoot and Penrose have seen the handwriting on the wall and have recommended to the senate favorable action. . Fact Is, the people wanted direct election of senators and they Intend to have it. S : ; The Deterioration of Statesmanship. Occasionally some writer or orator has much to . say on the departed glories of American statesmanship. They tell us the statesman has been supplanted by the demagogue and the place hunter and that the glory of the Union is no more. An article in a South Carolina news paper of high class is noted as saying that that state has nothing but a con stant round of vUllfl cation and abuse and laments that South Carolina cannot again have in her high and honorable places such men as Calhoun, McDuffie, Hayne, Hampton and Hagood. Well. South Carolina has been sure ly tried within the past few years but we believe the Hamptons and the Butlers are still there, though for the present they have merely been brushed aside. Of coujrse the people of that state will awaken as the people of all states do awaken at times and South Carolina will regain her prestige. Take the country over there are as many broad and : able statesmen in office as there ever were. Distance al. ways lends a great deal of enchant ment to the view. At a distance of a hundred or even twenty-five or fifty' of civil service reform did not satisfy years, the halo around the heads of the country. t In his. action was .seen popular idols takes on an added luster. oniy a desire to shield something like Style of popular oratory has no 50.000 republican office- holders, many doubt changed and we do not have in. of whom were appointed to office for congressmen who adopt the rhetsn- i political reasons and for political rea cal and oratorical style of Webster, nong at th-lowest type. Calhoun and Patrick Henry, but we do It te nvw Bald that Postmaster-Gen -have men who are. as great thinkers, era! Burleson Is planning vcivil service and who make their meaning just as examinations for all fourth-class post clear in their speeches and state rmurters. This is wise and lust. If papers. We believe the present administra tion will , bring to the fore a lot of statesmen who will take rank with any; the nation has ever produced. . "Dream about Tallahassee' True Democrat. Might suggest an awak ening from those dreams. Wide Range For Work. The Pensacola Journal said on more occasions than one that it will be i better for the country for the next congress to give to the people the promised tariff reform before anything else is attempted. . In his call for the extra session, Pres ident Wilson does not Indicate what the public business will be that makes this an extraordinary occasion. The president leaves the way open for con gress to consider the tariff, currency reform or any other matters he may recommend. The democratic party has promised to the people a reduction of the tariff taxes, a reform of the currency and banking laws, a tax on incomes, popu lar election of senators, a single term for presidents and several other im portant matters. Congress Is making good some of these reforms as fast as it can and the people will not be content until all of these promises are carried out. , If the democrats remain In power they have got to "make good." Tour religion and your politics de pend to a very great extent upon whom your ancestors were. Examinations For Fourth-Class Postmasters. When President Taft Just on the eye of his retirement-from office issued an order placing some 60,000 fourth class postmasters under the rules of the civil service, there was more or less caustic comment. The leading ad vocates of civil service reform could not Justify the ex-presidenf s action, because had he been sincere he would have, Issued the order several years before he did. This eleventh hoar conversion to the democratic doctrine Oldest, F te fourth-class postmasters are to be under the protection of the civil ser- vice rules, they certainly ought to be a,ble at least to pass the examinations required by law. - President Taft knew and Postmaster General Hitchcock knew that few of their republican fourth-class postmas ters could pass any sort of an examina tion, where an educational and Intel lectual standard was demanded, hence the sweeping order. On the face of things the republi cans will still have the better of it. It to presumed ,hat a man has held an office for months and perhaps years, he ought to be better able to pass an examination along the lines of fitness of such duties than a new man. Public sentiment demands the best service 1 possible in public office. The Ocala Banner is of the,, opinion that there is general regret through out the country that Richard Olney declined the ambassadorship to the court of St. James. But there are some of an entirely different opinion. A Kentucky husband fled 'from home after the birth of the second pair -of twins. His wife filed a petition for divorce and says she does not under stand It. s Charles W. Eliot may probably make a good ambassador to England regard less of his theory of a five foot, set of books. The new nickel is not beyond coun terfeiting possibilities- It had been duplicated before it got into circula tion. The most modest man delights In being told of his good looks although he may frown at the compliment. The Washington police will not go to New York May 3 to help maintain order at the suffragists' parade. Should there not be a prohibitory tariff on the wool that the politicians pull over other people's eyes? It Is easy for a Mexican citizen to say he had rather be right than presl denL The highest prai.- a man ever gets is at bis own funeral. Larkin Cleveland, ball player that is no joke. Now, The Great Fortunes Are Made Up of Dollars, And. the dollars are made up of thVelusive pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. The great fortunes of the present day were originally' started with the SAVING OF PENNIES AND NICKELS. These big fortunes would not have been in existence had men not been willr ing to forego pleasures, and oft-times necessities, that they might save their nickels and dimes. These nickels and dimes soon became dol lars, and" the dollars were harnessed to safe investments that grew rapidly under the influence of careful nursing and hard work. But always the force of ECONOMY loomed large on the horizon of suc cess. Money in the Bank Has a Two-Fo Id Value First It prevents acquiring the habit of careless and unsystematic spending a very dangerous habit for anyone to acquire, because it undermines the very cornerstone of sucess And Second The money on deposit in our savings Department earns 4 per cent, compounded, without thought of wory on your part as to its safety and accessibility when needed to grasp the golden opportunity to get into business for yourself, or to purchase choice real estate al ways a safe investment. Earn All You Can; Save All You Can; Put Money in the Bank irst National of Pensacola. Largest and Strongest Bank in West Florida VOX POPULI. DISCUSSES SOME BROADER VIEWS WITH THE PUBLIC March 22, 1913. Editor Pensaco. Journal: 4 I notice that Air. Henderson , in the "Directory Issue" of the Pensacola Commercial Association says that the name of the association is open to criticism, and I wish to say In your columns that I agree with him and think It should be changed. Had my thoughts stopped at that point I need not have troubled The Journal with this letter, but I want to make )c , an occasion for mentioning some broader views to the public, A city is a community, with a va riety of interests which serve them selves the better by helping to serve others; hence the expression "a com munity of interests." The law allows a city to raise money by levying taxes, but only for certain well-defined public purposes. Apart from these there are other good and useful purposes for which public funds are necessary, chief among them be ing the promotion of trade or com merce; hence the names. Trades' As sociation, Commercial Association, Chamber of Commerce, etc., given to organizations founded for such promo tion. I am of opinion that the estab lishment of a system of Commercial Associations throughout the world Is only the beginning of a larger, broad er organization, 4 by. means' of which every possible need of a city, commer cial or aesthetic, can be taken care of, and the cost thereof be defrayed by the voluntary or self-taxation of the citizens: this quite apart from the cut and dried system of taxation for public service. That voluntary taxation may be re; lied upon has been demonstrated by the large sums so raised by Commer cial Associations generally; therefore, all that need be done is to widen the scope of such associations- so as to include In their purpose all and every scheme calculated to benefit the city and thereby the subscribers. Such a widening would necessitate a change of name from Commercial Association to Citizens' Association, and every citizen should be a member, including every man and every woman of legal age. Members having ideas for the betterment of the city could hand in their opinions in writing to the secretary with the certainty of getting , a hearing at the' monthly or possibly weekly meetings, and the whole city would thus be working for the general benefit 'of the city. I can see how the present associa tion might increase its membership end income four-fold, and could han dle many new desirable projects with very little addition to its present eminently satisfactory staff. GILiFTLrLAN SCOTT. Ba SAID OF FLORIDA AND FLORIDIANS Even ths River Is Full The Escambia river has been fuller at Mollno this 'week than anyone re members ever seeing It before. It only 1ajji a. few Inches of getting up In the postofftce. Molino Advertiser. And All Adults The ministers say "Whom God hath Joined together, let no man put asun der." How little the courts value their admonition is seen in the report in the United States during 1912 over 100,000 divorces were granted, and In the last forty years, 3.700,000 adults were le gally separated. Tavares Herald. High Compliment to Wilson The Times-Union charges President Wilson with tJeing a boss and com pares him to Quay, Penrose, Murphy, and Piatt, claiming, that he differs from those notorious political bosses only in his pretentions to deceny. -aa for Wilson!! The Times-Union dis approves him. Bartow Courier-Informant. , Horrible Punishment We want it distinctly understood that if the Apalachicola women want! to march they shall not be molested, or thrown- down like the women who marched in Washington. Chief Mur phy will see to it that any man who jollies them or makes remarks about them is put in the calaboose Instantly. Come on. suffragettes, while the water is fine. Asalachicola Times. Division ef Dade There is apparently no sentiment of opposition to the proposition to divide Dade county. " Both the northern and southern section of the present county will be satisfied to see. a more equitable division made of the territory. But if the county is to be made into on'y two counties at this time, let it be done with the 'understanding that an other county is to be formed from the lower end of Dade, and tha 'lines of division placed with this idea in view. Miami Metropolis. Some Queer Stunts Congress does some .queer things. For instance some one without the fear of Tampa In his heart secured an amendment to the bill which changed the whole system of collecting customs in Florida, by making Jacksonville the head centre with Tampa, Fensacoia, and Key West as branch offices, with sub-collectors to be appointed by the collector of the port of Jacksonville. The injustice and unreasonableness of this arrangement will be seen when it is known that as a matter of fact the customs collections for the Tampa office for the year 1912 amounted to $1,800,000. while the collections of the Jacksonville office amounted to but a paltry $25,000. Tampa has every rea son to feel insulted. Palatka News. nk LEGAL NOTICE. CALL FOR PRIMARIES. The City Democratic-' Executive Com mittee of the City of Pensacola hereby calls and provides for the holding of a Democratic primary election. to be held in said city on Tuesday. April 8th, 1913. at the usual polling places therein, during the hours fixed by law for the holding of general elections, for the nomination of Democratic candidates to be voted for at the municipal election on June 3rd. 1913, for the following ctty officers: Mayor, City Attorney, Comptroller, Treasurer. Tax Collector. Tax Assessor. Recorder. City Marshal, Chief of Fire Departn; r i. City Electrician. City Physician. Flumbing Inspector, Registration Officer. Superintendent of Water Works. Superintendent of Streets, City Engineer, Inspector of Buildings, Three Members of Board of Equalisa tion. Five Members Board of Public Works. Five Members Board of Public Saftey, One Alderman at Large, Precinct No. 12. One Alderman at Large, Precinct No. 15. One Precinct Alderman. Precinct No. Vi One 13. One H. One 15. Precinct Alderman. Precinct No. Precinct Alderman. Precinct No. Precinct Alderman. Precinct No. Five members of the City Democrtic Executive Committee, one of whom shall be elected at large. and one from each precinct A candidate who receives a majority oi all votes cast for any office herein design a rd; shall be declared the nominee of the Democratic party for that office. second primary election shall be held on Tuesday, May 6th, to choose between the two Candidates receiving the greatest number of. votes, but lees than a majority, cast in the first primary. Those, and only those persons, shall be permitted to become candidates before, or to vote at. or participate in the man agement of said primary, who are white Democratic electors, who are, by the law's of the State, lawful electors of the, precincts in which they offer to vote, as shown by the registration books of the Supervisor of Registration of Escambia county, Florida, who have paid their poll taxes legally due for the years 1911-1912 not less than ten days before April 8th, 1918. and' who shall, when challenged by any elector pledge In writing, upon oath, before an inspector, his honor to abide by and support the result of such primary and to vote for the nominees thereof. No qualified elector to any said precinct nan be allowed to vote In any election district therein, other than the .one in which he is registered and resides, and shown by registration books aforesaid. Each person desiring to have his name printed on the official ballot to be used in said primary as a candidate for any or said omces. shall file with the secre tary, Joseph V. Riera. of the city com mittee, on or before noon hour. 12 M.. on the 28th day of March. 1913. his notice of candidacy and application In writing to have his name so printed upon a blank to be furnished by the chairman, and shall also, on or before said time, pay to the secretary of said committee the amount of the assessment hereinafter provided. . . The asssesment fixed by this committee, and which persons desiring to be can didates, are required to pay to the secre tary of this committee, are as follows: Each candidate for Mayor $15.00 Each candidate for City Attorney.. 18.60 Each candidate for City Comptroller 12.60 Each candidate for Treasurer 2.25 Each candidate for Tax Collector... 11.25 Each candidate for Tax Assessor... 11.25 Each candidate for Recorder 6 75 Each candidate for City Marshal... 18.50 Each candidate for Chief of Fire Department T.5 Each candidate for, City Electrician 9.00 Eash candidate for Plumbing . In spector 13.50 Each candidate for Superintendent of Water Works 15.00 Each candidate for City Engineer.. 13.50 Each candidate for Supervisor of Registration 2.35 Each candidate for City Physician.... 9.00 Each candidate for Street Superin tendent : 9.0 Each candidate for Inspector of Buildings 11J25 Each candidate for Board of Equal- ization 2.54 Each candidate for Board of Public Works 2.5 Each candidate for Board of Public So ffv .ss fEach candidate for Alderman at Large, Precinct No. 12.. 2.50 Each candidate for Alderman at Large. Precinct No. 15 2.50 Each candidate for Precinct Alder man. Precinct No. 12 2.60 Each candidate for Precinct Alder man, Precinct No. 13 2.50 Each candidate for Precinct Alder man, Precinct No. 14 2.60 man. Precinct No. 15 2.C0 Each candidate for Precinct Alder All candidates for offices enumerated in this call shall be voted for by the duly qualified white Democratic voters in every election district in the City of Pen sacola. except the Precinct Alderman and pfecinet members of the City Democratic Committee shall be voted for onlv by the voters of the precinct respectively that they are candidates to represent. Said primary election shall be held and conducted in accordance with the primary election laws of the State of Florida. The voting shall be by ballot, prepared and nsed In accordance with the State election laws, and shall be printed and distributed under the direction of the City Demo cratic Executive Committee. The names of al! candidates shall be printed on the ballot alphabetically all in conformity with the law governing elections. The inspectors and clerks of the elec tion to conduct the primary election to be held Tuesday, 8th of April. 118, wd be appointed by this city committee at a meeting to be held for that purpose in the city halL April 1st. 1913. All candidates are invited and earn estly requested to attend this meeting. This committee will meet on the 9th day of April. 1918. to publicly canvass the returns end declare the results of the election of April 8th. and decide in what cases a second primary shall be held. Each candidate for office being voted for shall have the right to place one watcher at the polls, who shall be en titled to be present during an the time that the polls are open to challenge voters and also to witness the ceunting of the votes and certifying of the result after the polls are closed. All ballots, poll lists, tally sheets and returns, and other records of the election, shal be preserved by the City Democratic Committee. W. C. JONES. JOS. V. RIERA. Chairman. Secretary. Pensacola. Fla.. March 3. 111. mch3oaw4w REGISTRATION NOTICE. The Registration Books for the City Of Pensacola will be opened on Monday, the 24th day of March. 1913. In each precinct in the city, and will be kept open for ten consecutive days. The City Regis tration Officer will be at his office In the courthouse daily, except Sunday, from 9 to 12 a. m., and from 2 to 6 p. m. The following named personsyhave been appointed as Deputy Registration Officers for the several city precincts: 12 W. O. Kennedy. 13 J. H. Hamilton. 14 S. Z. Gonzalez. 15 John Mai o n ey. 26 Prank Carle. 27 Thos. Farrar. 28 O. L. Boley. 29 S. A. Radcliffe. 30 Fannin Chipley 31 G. B. Caflero. 33 Geo. Bed sole. . All voters In city elections must be registered in the city books.. Registration in the county books does not entitle anyone to vote In city elec tions, FRANK MAURA. J3mch2t City Registration Officer. Read The Journal Want Ads Political Announcement. I hereby announce my candidacy for one of the Citv Commissioners to be elected under Pensaeola's new Charter, subject to the call of the White Demo cratic primary and the action of the voters In that primary. The support of every voter will be appreciated. SOL CAHN. I hereby announce my candidacy for City Commissioner, subject to the call of. the city democratic executive committee. A. OREENHTTT I herebv announce my candidacy for commissioner for the eity of Pensacola. under the new charter, subject to the call of the city democratic committee and the white democratic voters of this city. Tour support will be appreciated. L E. BOO AN I hereby announce mr candidacy for one of the Htv corrmlwdoners to be elect ed under Pensaeola's new chsrter. sub ject to the call of the white democratic primary and the action of the voters !n thnt primary. TTrbn my record as a citi sen and business man I solicit the sup port of every voter. A. V. CLTTRTS. I herebv announce my candtdacy for commissioner of the city of Pensacola. subject to the primaries at the call of the democratic executive committee. The vote and support of every voter will be appreciated. O. J FEMMTTS. TR I hereby announce my candidacv for the white democratic primary. . "W A. DUNHAM. I hereby announce mv candidacy for city commissioner, subject to the white democratic primary ' CHARLIE KETSER. I am a candidate for city commissioner, subject to the white democratic primary and wfil appreciate the support of all voters, THOS. H, JOHNSON. I am a candidate for city commissioner subject to the white orlmarv. I am an architect and am especially interested In public works, streets and parks. Tour support will be appreciated, 8. J. WELCH for one of the three City Commissioners to be nominated by the white democratic voters of Pensacola in. the primaries this op ring, x our vore win rte appreciated. J. E. CONCANNON. I herebv announce mwAlf a canrlMate for city commissioner, subject to the ac- "uu ui iuo aeinwraac primaries, ana re spectfully solicit the support of all voters In this primary. ' O. H. (HEINE) MTJLLER. i Insurance - KNOWLES BROS. BRENT BUILDING. PHONE 22. Equitable Life Assurance Society of New York. H. G. DeSILVA & CO. Sash, Doors, and Blinds. Rought and Dressed Lumber. Prfcne 11 and 1807. North Palafox Street. DIRECTORY DR. J. L. INGRAM. CLASSES CORRECTLY FITTED. LENSES DUPLICATED WHILE YOU M , WAIT.. r- rr.,,. ' 1 10 South Palafox. With Will C. DifTenderfer. T. Q. YATES, M. D. . Optician, 410 Blount Building. Twenty years' experience as an Eye Specialist. Examination free. DR. J. B. TILLER, DENTIST 310 Blount Building. Office Phone 88. Residence Phone 41, JOHN S. BEARD Attorney and Counsellor at Law. Practice In all the court, state and federal. Of fices, 400-401 Thlesen Building, Pensacola. Florida. LEE LUMBER CO., Buildins: Materials. Estimates Cheerfully Furnished Mill and Office, Cor. Gregory and 15th Avenue. Phone 310. JOHN THOMPSON Shoe repair shop,. Ladles and Men's Shoes neatjy repaired while you wait. Quick delivery. Goods called for and delivered. 41 South Palafox street. Phone 778. MAYES PRINTING CO. PRINTERS FOR PARTICULAR PEOPLE. 17-19 West Government St. Phone i.i Pensacola, St. Andrews and Gulf Steamship Co. 8TEAMER TARPON FIRST CLASS PASSEXGER AXh FREIGHT SERVICE. Between PENSACOLA, MOBILE, APALACHI COLA, CARRABELLE, ST. AN DREWS. PANAMA CITY, MILLVILLE. And All Points on St. Andrews Bay. Carrabelle and Apalachicola. SCHEDULE! Leaves Pensacola, Sunday 8:30 p t for Mobile, Ma. Leaves Mobile, Monday 7t3D p. m. Leaves Pensacola Tuesday 6t00 p. m for St. Andrews, Millville, Apa alchicola, Carrabelle and Intermediate Points. R. J. REAt -R, General Freight and Passenger Agent, Pensacola, Fla. Phone 683. r ?ery Medietas AdTertis ed in TMs Paper For Sih at CRYSTAL PHARMACY