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II, ft JOuNAL THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 1, 1913.
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Really now, if you had
a Safety Deposit Box
couldij't you dispense
with a whole lot of un
necessary worry? They
only cost $2 a year.
American National
United States. State and County Depository.
Ings Depository.
DENVER LASS HAS MYSTERIOUS SPIRIT
. PLAY1VIATE; PSYCHOLOGISTS INTERESTED
When You
Think of
Dinner
Today
Think of this market
and let us offer sugges
tions in fresh vegeta
bles and fresh Western
meats.
Phone658
Magnolia
Market
504 S. Palaf ox Street.
Bank ,.. :fmmtk , m
IIMWPA
pilAopcn mmtu iirfl
SPttfl i AUIO 1)!!' KI r )
I I A-ST v I r- ,- - .
I Corinne
OFFICER HARPER SAYS DR. QUINA
AND IKE HEILBRON DROVE MA
CHINES AT RATE OF. 35 MILES
AN HOUR ON WEST GARDEN
STREET.
Ir. M. A. Quina and Ike Heiibron,
an automobile dealer, "were arrested
yesterday afternoon by Motorcycle Of
ficer Ernest T Harper, on the charge of
exceeding the automobile speed limit
while traveling: east on Garden street
as they were coming from the baseball
game at Max en t park.
Officer Harper said the speedometer
on his motorcycle showd that the two
automobiles were traveling at the rate
of 35 miles an hour and that this
speed was maintained until the ma
chine reached near Spring street.
The cases against the two defend
ants will be' called in the recorder's
court this morning.
By saving a little on the cost of every
pair of shoes, the largest shoemaking
concern in the world is able to put a
little more wearing quality into every
pa?r. If you wan5: to take advantage
of this "more-for-your-money" op
portunity, ask for McElwain Shoes.
Men's Shoes, at $3. $3.50, $4, $4.50
Boys Shoo at $2.50, $3
Little Boys Shoes at $2. $2.50
W. H. McElwain Company
COSTON
REGISTRATION
LIST WILL BE
PRINTED FRIDAY
WAS TO HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED
THIS MORNING, BUT REGISTRA
TION OFFICER DID NOT FINISH
WORK ON IT UNTIL ABOUT
MIDNIGHT LAST NIGHT.
come home If anywhere; but that
family later lost a little girl by fire.
"For a few months before Margie
died she would occasionally wake up
in the night and 3ay, 'O, mamma, I am
going to die, and I don't want to die."
! We. have two other babies dead.
and your daughter iust descrfhM nur ; kindergarten
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Ladies' Waist Lingerie
and Voil $1.50 Dresses from
$3.50 to $25.00. Ladies'
Shoes, Hats and Skirts, easy
terms to all. Galin's, 26 S.
Palafox.
flTOMAN DOCTOR IS '
CHIEF FLY-SWATTER
fir
OUR SPECIALTY -We
Buy and Sell Ail Sections.
Metzger Brothers,
MOBILE. ALA.
!i TERSELY TOLD.
$5.00 REWARD.
The Journal will oay $5. CO reward tor
evidence sufficient to convict any boy or
person found stealing subscribers' papers
cfter delivery of same by carrier.
Oscar Hendricksijri, superintendent
of Rosasco's ship? yard at Pinewood.
spent Wednesday jn, the city on business.
HOOSIER INVENTOR
BREAKS ALL RECORDS
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I -3 a. .CK
Alberta Mayfleld.
lenver, Colo., April 30. "Margie,"
the little spirit " playmate of Corinne
Alberta Mayfield, 5-year-old daughter
of A. U. Mayfield, a newspaper man
of this city .concerning: which an ar
ticle appeared in this paper a few
weeks ago, has created a wide interest
among- people who read tlie story and
want to know more about the strange
visitation of the spirit-companion of
the little Denver girl. Hundreds of
letters have poured . into the Mayfield
residence, at 1065 Josephine street,
and dozens of persons have called,
either out of curiosity or sincerity.
The article which brought about this
Hood of inquiries told of the mysteri
ous psychic powers of the little girL
and of how she daily played with an
imaginary or spiritual playmate hs
always calls by the najne ot "Margie."'
This little invisible companion, which
Corinne. Alberta describes as being a
together. Corinne is
children so closely that I felt I wanted i very fond of draw,nS and declares she
you to know of this,
believed in signs, but it all seems so
We have never 15 soiug io oe an arnst. aome oi ner
strange now that we thing of it."
One woman traveled all the way
from Los Angeles to see little Corrinne
Mayfield and talk with her, but the
parents are reluctant about the im
pressing the child's mind with any
thing mysterious. People of wealth
and people of poverty have come or
have written to her. One woman in a j
Missouri town wants to know if the j
child can cure disease, and had such
faith In tch sn73'ci nnuro- tViot cho !
wanted to come and see her; but the
privilege was denied.
Indiana Man's Story.
Chas. N. Brumbaugh, president of
an artificial stone and brick manufac
turing company at Marion, Ind., has a
story to relate which he believes is
true. He says the little Denver girl is
undoubtedly "double developed." The
story he tells come from Anderson,
Ind., and is as follows:
"The family of Biddle Murdock, 1324
Cincinnati avenue, is much mystified
over the phenomenal appearance of
the figure of a, daughter who died two
originality and clearness.
PROTEST AGAINST
SUNDAY CLOSING
Most Voluminous Petition Ever Re
ceived by Postoffice Department
Weighed More than 20 Pounds.
BT ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Washington, April "0. The most
voluminous petition ever received by
the postoffice department was admit
ted today, protesting against Sunday
closing of postoffices "to the transient
population of the United States."
The petition weighed 21 1-4 pounds.
Signatures of tens of thousands of
people in all walks of life were af-ifixed.
WHEREABOUTS OF
BANKER A MYSTERY
't-- "- - - ' I
II-' , - X s s
Lr. Jean Dawson.
Homer N. Motsinger.
Indianapolis, Ind.. April 27. 'Homer
N. Motsinger. of Lafajette, Ind., and a
former Purdue University student, has
brought a singular honor upon his
alma mater and has just accomplished
by the use of a new invention of his
own design a seemingly impossible
feat. In an official test held in this
city he proved his claims of being
eble to generate enough energy from
a lone gallon of gasoline to send the
equivalent of a one-pound weight ap
proximately three and one-half times
around the world. He attached his
new carbureter to an old automobile
In making the official test and after
breaking all world's records declared
he would be able to evei better the
remarkable showing under more fa
vorable conditions. The invention will
likely stamp him as among the great
act of Hoosier Inventors.
Cleveland, O.. April '30. Dr. Jean
Dawson of this city is the nation's
most aggressive little fly-swatter.
Waking or sleeping, in repose or in
action, she is always actively or po
lentiatfy swatting the busy little car
rier3 of disease against which she has
declared 'War to the death.
Jler work in this line is largely
executive. fShe is head of the biology
department of the public schools and
thus is able to get in educative fly
swatting work on the youngsters.
These amateur fly destroyers are paid
ten cents a hundred for victims. She
sees to it that each child is given a
swatter, furnished by an enterprising
ir.i philanthropic ice cream company,
which has wearied of the painful old
jokes about flies in the cream.
Net only hss she enlisted the chil
dren and ice cream companies in her
fight, but she has the civic bodies on
her side, while the newspapers regard
her as good copy and devote much
space to her annual fly-swatting cam
j.sdems. The consequence is that Cleve
land now is the most nearly fly-less
city in the country and is steadily im
proving. Dr. Dawson, when not busy directing
fly-swatting, teaches biology in the
normal school and gets in much fl-t
swatting propaganda on the side. She
has the prospective school ma'ams en
listed in different sections of her fly
campaign, working up their enthu
siasm for missionary work when they
themselves become teachers.
In the winter "time Dr. Dawson lets
the fly-swatting slide a little, doing jgie was happy.
mere child like herself, has been the 1
constant playmate of the Denver girl , wnjch Mr. Murdock shaves.
"Sunday morning Murdock noticed a
blotch on the blade, he said, but paid
little attention to it. A few days later
when he went to shave, he was horri
fied,' he said, to notice that the blotch
had taken on perfectly the features of
his dead child. He said he had used
every effort to remove the image, but
in vain.
"The story' was doubted by neighbors
to whom it was told, but when shown
the razor blade all admitted the like
ness to be perfect. Some people be
lieve that the image is a psychological
problem. Mrs. Murdock is inclined to
believe that the image protends some
calamity which is hanging over the
family.
"The Murdocks are not spiritualists
and have no particular religious lean
ing." Little Corinne Alberta Mayfield con
tinues to daily play with her spirit
playmate who, she says, lives "above
the clouds." "Margie" plays with her
for hours. They dress their dollies,
jump the rope, cut out pictures and go
since she was one year old, at which
time she first began to lisp the name
of "Margie." The parents make no at
tempt at solving the mystery, but
many students in psychology have
ventured the assertion that the play
mate is a reality and not mere imagination.
Accounts of some of the strangest
coincidents in connection with the
mysterious appearance of the spirit
child, have come in the ma'l. One
letter, written by a very earnest and
Intelligent woman from Rochester, J.
Y., recounts a story that is even more
strange than that which is told of the
little Denver girl.
A Strange Story.
The letter is directed to Mrs. May
field,' and in part is as follows.
"Dear Mrs. Mayfield: A few days
ago I read about your little sirl, Co
rinne Alterta, who has an invisible
little playmate called 'Margie.'
"I could not forgst it; it is so
strange. The picture of your little girl
which appeared in the newspaper
looks like a little girl we l ad whos
name was 'Margie, with beautiful yel
low curls and eyes the color of vioieL
She died in June, 1911. She, too. had a
great' talent for drawing and had she
lived, we believe, would have made an
artist.
"When Margie was first taken sick
she used to say a little girl was in the
room with her, dressed in white with
white shoes and stockings. It hap
pened to be a Sunday when she began
saying she wanted white shoes and
stockings like that other little girl. She
called for them all da yand we could
not get them (it being Sunday), and
when Monday came and we could get
them for her, she never knew it.
"Dear little Margie, when we laid
her away she had on her last pair
of white shoes and stockings.
"At the time Margie was sick our
other little child, seven months old,
whom Margie loved dearly, was very
ill, and we did not expect him to re
cover. 1 was sitting aione in xne room
with baby in my arms and 'though
Margie had been buried two days, I
heard her call out to me:
" "Baby's better, mamma.
"It was just dawn, and I heard her
speak as plainly as I ever did when
she was here.
"I am not a spiritualist,' but I know
Margie's spirit came back then, and I
cannot help but wonder does that little
spirit visit your Corinne?
Leo Lesser Disappears and Though a
Diligent Search Has Been Made For
Him He Cannot be Found.
Use TIZ
Smaller Feet
Sore Feet, Tender Feet and Swollen
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Send at Once Tor Free Trial Package.
BY ASSOCIATED PRESS.
Memphis, April 30. Relatives of Leo
Lesser, the missing president of the
Lesser-Ely Cotton Company of Mem
phis, and the Bank of Tunica, of Tu
nica, Miss., both of which have failed,
declared today no word has been re
ceived as to Lesser's whereabouts.
Lesser was expelled from membership
In the Memphis Cotton Exchange yes
terday.
Supplementary to the bankruptcy
proceedings instituted last Saturday
against the two concerns, involuntary
petitions in bankruptcy have been fi!ed
in Memphis and in Mississippi agi'nst
Leo Lesser as an individual. J. A.
Ely, junior member of the cotton firm,
also was named in a petition filed late
yesterday before Federal Judge P. C.
Niles at Kosciusko, Miss. J. W. Brown,
receiver for the Lesser-Ely Company,
was authorized by the court to act as
ancillary receiver.
It was stated today that the Lessor
Ely Company had advanced approxi
mately $100,000 this year to farmers
and the formation of a corporation to
operate the plantations undr con
tracts made by the cotton firm are
being considered by the creditors.
pionlng the cause of equal rights.
"What do you regard as the strongest
argument in favor of eyual suffrage in
Florida?" one of the fair ones was
asked. "The fact that the men of Du
val county elected Mr. Acosta to the
legislature," was the reply.
Throughout Monday there was some
tall sparring over the bills seeking to
ckse motion picture shows and other
innocent places of amusement on Sun
oays, with champions appearing on
both sides of the question. Citizens
of Tampa, Jacksonville, Pensacola and
other cities of the state protest against
the right of representatives from
smaller counties dicta tirg as to hew
they shall conduct themselves on Sun
day, or any other day. It is not be
lieved that the legislature will adopt
a bill closing the shows, particularly
as a majority of people in the cities
seem to favor them when they are
conducted in an orderly manner and i
none but elevating pictures are shown.
The woman suffrage forces will .
p-gain be on deck Thursday, with re-
inforcements. The house has jnade the '
suffrage resolution a special order for
Friday morning at 10 O'clock, and aj
battle royal will be on when the ques
tion is voted on. : ..,
The list of qualified voters in th
oomlng city primary election, which
; was to have been published In The
I Journal this morning, will not be pub
! lished until Friday morning. Post
ponement of the publication o the list
1 was caused by the registration officer
not completing the list until about
midnight last night.
The list was to have been presented
to the city council at Its special meet
ing tonight for approval and correc
tion, but the city democratic executive
committee will ask Mayor Rellly today
to postpone consideration of the list
until Friday night, when he will b
asked to call a special meeting of thel
council for such purpose.
TRANSFERS OF
REAL ESTATE
Trtle Guarantee Company. April 30. 1913.
It C. Jacobl to Mrs. Margaret F!lllnr
lm, $200.00; 10 aors In John d la Kit
grnnt.
Pensa. Imp- Co.. to W. r. Wytte, $1
and other consMeralionB. LotH I. 11
and 13. in IJIk. 11. In Oak Crpt.
T. L,. Bnrriniaii to C. K. SnowHfn,
$400.00. Part of Sec. S, To. 1, S of It.
81 V.
Chas. A. DeNler to Burt A. Davi
$35ll.ii). :Uts. 120 umi 130 of oub-dlv nf
Sec. 30. Tp. 1. N R. 30 V IVxhuid.
E. Klla Clinch to Sterrett Tate. $1 00
and other consideration". Lot 17, Hlk.
37 Went Kin tract. Lots 18 to 25. Blk.
54, West King tract.
it. M. Can', trustee to Pensacola In
vestment Co., $1,000.00 and other coinl.l
fmtlona. Sutidary country property la
Escambia, county.
Cecil 10. Kmlth to Abhi Brooks, $HK
'and other considerations; lota 33 and 31,
' Ulk. 87. Maxent tnu t.
Geo. W. Stephens to James ReevoiL
$1.00 and other conrflderatlona; lot
in block 8S. East K'ng tract.
Jonas Cravey to John O. McNair, $1.00
and other considerations; Jot 24 and ihn
10. 25 feet of lots 1 to S; Blk. 9U. Wem
King tract.
POLICE INSPECTORS JAILED
DURING THEIR TRIAL
BOY SLAYER HAD NO
MOTIVE FOR CRIME?
PRESIDENT WILSON PROPOSES
CO-OPERATIVE CAMPAIGN PLAN
. i
Washington, April 30. President i
Wilson, according to democratic house
leaders, has proposed a co-operative
plan for conducting the congressional
campaign of 1914 so as to have, the
national and congressional democratic
committees work together.
A new chairman to succeed Rep-
I resentatlve Lloyd of Missouri is to bo
! selected and he is expected to be Rep
resentative Ben Johnson of Kentucky.
Representatlv Finley of South Caro
lina, who was a candidate, has with
drawn. The committee will met soon
for reorganization.
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New York, April 30. Former Police
Inspectors Sweeney, Murtha, Hussey
and Thompson, on trial chained ' with
conspiracy to obstruct Justice, will
have to be locked up every night of
their trial. The appellate division of
the supreme court so decided today
and the inspectors' trial was resumed.
In the supreme court.
Uso SWAKSON'S "B-DROPS"
For Qulok Pmrmmnanf Relief From
jaumcL
t
Tlie titar,l rrd h.Tjjy for N-arlv Twn y Yema
told iy all Drugslsis
White & White
20 S. Palafox St.
j CLOTHING,
HATS, SHOES,
AND FURNISHINGS.
Herman Coppes
IS A GIRL WHO SELLS
PAPERS A "NEWSBOY T"
Faterson, X. J., April 0. Is a girl
who sells newspapers a ''newsboy?"
This question has divided the Pater
son Newsboys' Association. Since the
silk workers' strike threw several
thousand girls out of work, many of
them have taken to selling papers on
the streets. Now the girls want to
Everyone who is troubled with sore
sweatv or tender feet swollen feet
sTnl!u fet corns;- calluses nr Knnln. I loin the 'NAwsrJv, A nsocla t Ion Jns-
She was such a dear, and strangers can quickly make their feet well now. ! tjce Francis Scott was asked today
have remarked that she looked like a
fairy. T.n fact, many in Rochester
called her 'The Little Fairy.' She died
with the sweetest smile on her face
and no one could doubt but that Mar-
the association tomorrow
extension work In eugenics and sex
hygiene. Her work in this is the first
that Cleveland has had on a definite
basis. She and her assistants have
done especially notable work in talking
to meetings of mothers.
Not only is Dr. Dawson a fly-swat -ter,
then, but she is ready to swat any
other human evil or abuse she gets a
whack at. She's a capable woman
doing constructive work in an effective
way. Cleveland is going to wake up
some day and find that it has one of
the biggest women in the country run
ning the biology department of Its
public saheols.
One From Kentucky.
Another strange story comes from
Mrs. K. McGovern, who writes from
Fee. Ky., in part as follows: :
"Sixteen years ago our little Mar
garete, seven, small for her age, was
burned to death by getting too near
an open grate. A few weeks later a
family living here claimed a little girl,
all in white, visited their home one
Sunday evening just after dark, and
the description they gave was that of
our little Margie.
"They said she came in at an open
window and left the same way. I said
I did not believe It that Margie would
House Votes to Abolish
Convict Lease System
(Continued From First Page.)
: tact arc niilcklv rerfncerl tn their- r, a ! lO aaaress
i ural size. Thousands of ladies have j night and decide the question,
been able to wear shoes a full size
smaller with perfect comfort. R. H.
Cheney, Grundy Center, Iowa, says: "I
put on a new pair of shoes the first of
the week and have worn them everv
dav since. I could never do this beforft
usinsr TIZ and they are a half size
smaller than I have been wearing."
TIZ is the only foot remedy ever
made which acts on the principle of
drawine out all the poisonous exuda
tions which cause sore feet. Powders
and other remedies merely clog up the
pores. TIZ cleanses them out and keeps
them clean. You will feel better the
very first time It's used. Use it a week
and" you can forget you ever had sore
feet. Even If you should,, let yourself
be fooled into taking a substitute for
TIZ. you can't fool your feet. TIZ Is
for sale at all drug- stores, department
and general stores. 25 cents per box. or
direct if you wish. Money back if TIZ
doesn't do all we say. For a free trial
racka?e write today to Walter Luther
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be thoroughly realized by the doctors
nowadays.
The belief is general that no more
counties will be divided at the present
session. Division forces reigned in
the Washington and Orange county
contests, but further "slicing" opera
tions are hardly probable.
Representative "Chic" Aoosta of ri
val, is one of those terrible fiends who
openly and avowedly oppose woman
suffrage. Therefore, Acosta is the
original "Mr. Inbad" with the fair
dames and damsels who are chain -
Piano, 111., April 29. A eugenic
problem of pressing importance is
eeen in the case of Herman Coppes,
the fourteen-year-old boy who has
confessed that he killed Mrs. Maud
Sleep and her two Infant children a
few days ago on a farm near Klgin.
The boy is considered a baffling exam
ple of youthful degeneracy.
The toy, born in this vicinity, oomes
of stock which eugenists claim should
never have been allowed to marry.
The boy's maternal grandfather was
a man of loose living and spendthrift
habits who dissipated a fairly large
fortune left him and now lives in ab
ject poverty in a tent on the banks of
the Fox river, an outcast, a nomad,
and a charge upon the community.
The daughter of this man, the boy's
mother, was defective mentally and
morally, not aggressively vicious, but
a helpless and harmless Individual
preyed upon by others. Coppes, the
boy's father, has no family history,
was a saloon porter and doer of odd
jobs.
Herman, the boy murderer, made no
progress in school. Twice arrested
for stealing, he was sent to the re
formatory, where he proved an obe
dient prisoner, and so was sent to the
Sleep farm, where It was thought that
the fresh air, wholesome food, and!
hard work might make his brain ac
tive more nearly in proportion to his
large bulk.
Now Herman Is in the Elein Ja.il,
showing no sorrow for his crime, no
pity for those he killed, merely dis
taste for the food he is given and dis
like for the confinement which keeps
him from going fishing.
Any mouse or rat in
town, whether he be
white or brown
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the morn.
If you feed him with
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It is not an experi
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it is a thoroughly tried
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Poison to Rats and.
Mice, when . dead they
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this advertisement can be used
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