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THE PENSACQLrA JOURNAL, FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 21, 1B16. DAILY WEEKLY SUNDAY' Journal Publishing Company LOIS K. SPATES. Pre. HARRT R. COOK, Publisher. Conducted from 1899 to 1915 Under the Editorship and Management of CoL Frank 1 Mayes. MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS SUBSCRIPTION RATES: On Week. Dally and Sunday .IS Two Weeks, Dally and Sunday 25 One Month, Dally and Sunday .55 Three Months, Dally and Sunday 1.65 Six Months, Dally and Bunday ...v. J-25 One Year, Dally and Sunday Sunday Only. One Year J-60 Weekly Journal, One Tear 1-M ' Office Journal Bid)?. Phones: Editorial Corner Intendencla EgSCT Rmms. s8: Business and DeLuna Streets. A4fc- Office. 1500. Entered as second-class matter at the postoffice in Peneacola, Florida, under Act of CongTess, March 8, 1179. FRXDAT. APRIL 21, 1911. One Country and One Flag In Peace and In War With the ultimatum that President Wil son has sent to the imperial German gov ernment, this country faces the gravest situation' at any time since the beginning of the world war, a situation which may conceivably at almost any moment plunge this country into war -witH Germany. But whatever the outcome- of the ulti matum of this government may be, what everhazards this country' may face, one thine stands - out strongly and conspicu ously, and that is that the president has back of him the consolidated forces of hun dreds of, thousands of patriotic men, whose allegiance is unquestionable and loyalty unwavering. The United States hks not sought war with Germany. And it is more than possi ble that this country may not be drawn into the conflict. It is also possible that exigencies may arise which may force the United States into war. But, whatever the outcome of the ulti matum sent by President Wilson to the im perial German government, his note has met with the approval not only of his own party, but 01 men toremost in tne KepuD lican ranks; among these are Senators Lodge, Wadsworth, Curtis and Sterling. "In February, 1915, the German govern ment announced its intention to treat the waters surrounding Great Britain and Ire land as embraced within the seat of war and to destroy all merchant ships cwned by its enemies that might be found within any part of that portion of the high seas, warning all vessels, of neutral or belliger ent ownership, to keep out of the waters it had thus prescribed or else enter them at their peril." Throughout the months of controversy which have followed, during which time all the laws of international warfare have again and again been broken, President Wilson has made, every effort to 'keep this country out of war, and at the jsame time to maintain the honor and in itegrity of the nation. In spite of censure, of ridicule, of attacks within and without his own party, he has held firmly to his intention to prevent war, if possible; to face war if inevitable Those who have accused the president of weakness and wavering are those who jhave lacked in farsightedness and stability themselves, mistaking bravado for courage and impetuosity for forcefulness. This country owes to the wisdom and sanity of .its chief executive that the United States has, with honor, been able so long to main tain peace. Should the ultimatum sent to the Ger sman government result in the severance of friendly relations with that government, for everTeventually result in war, the people rpf the United States will have the knowl edge that their leader has not recklessly thrown the glove of challenge into the face of the enemy, but that sanely, reasonably and wisely he has counseled and sought in every possible way to avert war. Should war be forced upon us, let this country then face the issue with that cour age and that fortitude that the president has shown, in -all his dealings; and let us, of whatever nationality, remember that we are of one country and one flag, and hold the honor of that country and that flag above all other considerations. When a political enemy recently helped "Governor Bilbo, of Mississippi, get his .stalled automobile out of a ditch, he may have been actuated by innate goodness of heart, but he probably figured that the easiest way to accomplish his opponent's ruin was to enable him to start paying gas jpline bills again. Pensacola as a Convention City Receiving Much" Publicity It is probable that the annual conven ion of the Alabama 'Cottonseed Crushers' Association will meet in Pensacola again this year, making the fourth consecutive year that the crushers have convened in Pensacola. The convention will probably meet here June 14-16, making the second large convention to meet in this city with in two months. Pensacola is becoming known all over the south as a convention city, and it has every right to be so known. Few cities in the south possess just the attributes which make this city especially desirable as a con vention centre. The climate, both summer and winter, is particularly adapted to such conventions, as it makes possible the enjoyment of out door pleasures, after the business sessions, in all seasons. , The hotel accommodations are unex celled in a town of tliis size in the south, and the location of the hotel, both to the business centres and the points of interest, make it both' practical and pleasant. The army post and the naval station, the bay and the gulf afford interest and pleas ures that are unique, and which are at tracting more and more each year visitors to Pensacola. The value of the conventions which meet here' each year can hardly be estimated. The men who attend these conventions as delegates are men of affairs, not only inter ested in the immediate processes of busi ness which come before them at their meet ings, but with minds alert to all about them men trained to see and to appraise val ues, and being such men they go back to their home towns with a realization of the advantages which Pensacola has over other cities of the south, which they could have in no other way than through coming close ly in contact with the city and its activities and interests. Pensacola has been fortunate in securing a number of conventions during the past few years, which have been of the greatest value, not only in a financial way, but through the advertising which has come to Pensacola through those who have been drawn to. the city. Every man and woman in Pensacola should appreciate the value of the publicity received in, this way, and every effort should be made to make the visits of the delegates so pleasant that they will net only return again, but will induce others to come through their advocacy of Pensacola as a hospitable and pleasant city, as well as a city of commercial importance. o Price of Petrol May Maintain American. Army The English do not like the rise in the price of petrol any more than do the Ameri cans. Here is what a writer in the LondoM Observer has to say of the situation in this country and its effect upon the allies: Abnormal war demands are such that U. S. A. authorities estimate that the British fleet alone is consuming probably 13,000,000 barrels of petrol a year. They say that the home produc tion of petrol has attained the limits, and that domestic consumption in America has increased 35 per cent in a year. They talk of "40 cent gaso line" by June and "50 cent gasoline" before the war ends, saying that, if they could get it, the allies alone could use the entire petrol output of the United States. Of course, that is a-gross exaggera tion, even if we all resumed pleasure motoring as though there were no war. The fact, however, remains that demand for petrol increases, and this is being made an excuse for engineer ing legislation with a view to the allies paying still more of the cost of run ning the United States. A bill call ing for an export duty of 50 cents a gallon on petrol shipped out of the U. S. A. has been introduced in the house at Washington by Representative Fred A. Britten, of Chicago. If it is adopted and if the allies con tinue to take as much petrol from the States as they used in 1915 the result ing revenue would be almost enough to pay the cost of maintaining the U. S. A. navy, which- is approximately 30,000,000 pounds a year. - o As a token of peace a congregation has presented a New Jersey clergyman with a lot in the cemetery; aijd if the Mexican government had only endowed Villa with a halter, relations with that country would be as pleasant today as ever. POLITICS AND POLITICIANS. HOW TO CURE A JINGO CONGRESSMAN PUT HIM IN THE RANKS Bryan's Face Before Him Perry Wall's pictures make him look like he is badly scared, but he is only flushed from running so fast. Ucaia Banner. Should Seek Other Fields. The Tampa Tribune announces that Perry Wall is headed for West Flor ida. Come ahead, Mr. Wall; well see that the dogs are kept tied while you are with us. Apalachicola Times. Smithwick to Lead bmithwick is going to lead the ticket for congressman, so all the pa pers say, and if he gets votes all over the district like Santa Rosa will give him he will go in flying. Milton cor respondence Munson Times. Bryan No Quitter Kegardless of one's objections to Senator Nathan Bryan's attitude on political issues that confront him from time to time, one cannot be fair-mind ed and fail to appreciate his courage. He isn't a side-stepping trimmer or demagogue, and he never fails to let the public or individuals know just where he stands. The man who doesn't play the coward In politics is the exception to the rule. Senator Bryan, we favor Mr. Wall's election, believing him to be the most practical man in the race, but we want you to know that we appreciate the fact that you're not a "quitter." Tampa Times. You're Wrong, Brother Bill Mapoles is a candidate for re election to the legislature. If Bill and Rube Allyn are among the chosen ones at the June primaries, there will be no dull days during the next legi? lative session. Lakeland Telegram. . - y Both Probably Guilty Kelley says Sheats started it and Sheats says Kelley started it. Both, of course, are right. The public, j however, is getting its usual four- year dose of gas and mud that may always be looked for in the race for superintendent. The safest plan would be to bring out a new candidate and elect him. McClenny Standard. li W -VrH4 V tw rs.. ' ABOUT THIS! At Own Valuation There are quite a few scrub polit ical wizards who could get rich quick by buying themselves at what they are worth and selling themselves at their own valuation. Orlando Senti nel. Primary Requirements- It seems difficult to grasp all of the intricacies of the new primary law. The majority of candidates are unfa miliar with its provisions and the average voter is content to accept any information tendered by those better informed. It is essential that all elec tors remember that their poll taxes must be paid by May 13th, that if they are already registered they are not required in this county to regis ter again, that the primary will be held on June 6th. Candidates should know that May 17th is the last day in which to pay the fee and file their oath with the clerk. Statements of expenses must be filed the first be tween May 6th and 12th, the second between May 25th and 29th, and the third after the primary, between June 7th and 16th. St. Augustine Record. CAPTAIN El1,'.'! IS KICKED 6Y HORSE RUNAWAY INFLICTS SEVERE BUT NOT DANGEROUS IN JURIES ON WELL-KNOWN ( CIT IZEN PRESENCE OF MIND SAVES SON. Value of Second Choice- Voters should not fail to exercise both a first and second choice where there are three or more candidates for the same office. This second choice vote does not in -any way affect the chance of your first choice candidate, Not to cast a second choice vote, how ever, does disfranchise you from par ticipating in the selection of an offi cial in case your first choice is not a winner. Therefore, case( a second choice vote by all means. It is your duty to do it. Arcadia News. Must Be Harsh A letter signed P. W. Wilson, and quite too strong f-r publication in comment upon the Pensacola Journal editorial, "Resenting Interference,'' reproduced m The Times the other day, has been received. If Mr. Wilson will furnish us another one toned down to the point of availability we will be glad to publish it. If The Journal slopped over our correspond ent has our permission to go after it but according to the rules. St. Pe tersburg Times. ' SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL. Brent. April 20. Cant Ed. Brown was painfully, but not seriously in jured when out craving recently while passing through Goulding, when his horse became frightened and at tempted to run away. Captain Brown neia rum down and he began to kick. Captain Brown drormed his voune - F O son, Edward out of the buirv and to ' j his presence of mind Is due the fact that the boy is alive today. Captain Brown was kicked from the buggy, which was badlv wreck ed. He received two severe kicks on the knee and ankle. An auto came uu as he was thrown to the ground and he was carried to his home. He fainted three times be fore reaching home. A doctor was immediately summoned. No bones weref broken and he Is doing very niceiy now. Young Edward Brown sustained no serious injuries, although the buggy passed over his-body. ing of nearly one hundred women in Pensacola, nominated to make the race. She will run a3 an independent candidate m the general election. Zolfo Springs Truth. Not an Advertisement A balloon hunt interested the peo ple of Pensacola last week and j wasn't an advertising scheme. Mc Clenny btandard. PENSACOLA AND PENSACOLIANS Uncle Sam Wants Land The town of Woolsey, located on the United States naval reservation near Pensacola, is to pass .out of ex- istence. Orders have been given that all houses are to be removed or de molished and the ground cleared for use of the aero station. Woolsey is one of the oldest settlements in north ern Florida. The present buildings consist chiefly of fishermen's shacks. St. Lucie Tribune. FISH RECEIPTS EOH THE DAY ARE G NUMBER OF SMACKS REACH PORT FROM THE SNAPPER BANKS, ALL REPORTING FAIR LY GOOD CATCHES. Quite a number of smacks dis charged fairly good catches of red snappers and groupers at their re spective landing berths yesterday, and the day's receipts at both of the local wholesale houses were good. Possibly the largest catch discharged in some time, and obtained in three weeks, was that by the Flora J. Sears, which reported a total of 32,000 pounds of red snappers and 5,000 pounds of groupers. This smack was to the firm of E. E. Saunders & Co. Other catches, which were dis charged tit the two wharves during the day, were as follows Louise Harper, 11,000 pounds of snappers and 10,000 pounds of group ers; Galatea, 8,500 pounds of snap pers and 2,500 pounds of groupers; Caldwell H. Colt, 10,000 pounds snap pers and 5,000 pounds groupers; Hope, 10,000 pounds of snappers and an equal catch of groupers; Seminole, 15,000 pounds snappers and ' 4,000 pounds groupers. Last night quite a fleet of smacks were tied up at the two wharves, a total of fourteen being reported in port and in commission. One is on the ways. These were securely lashed late in the afternoon, when the stiff southeast breeze seemed to grow higher as night approached. TO CHANGE YOUR SKIN I How to Develop the nicest Dere of Vital, Nervous and Mui cular Vlfior; j Snakes Haw off their outer Hn once a year. Human beings change their ekin perhaps niaa times in a year; that is, they have a new skin about bncs in six weeks. The value of a clean skii in mam taming health is not propwiy under stood by the majority of people. Clean liness is a part of health. You can not be healthy unless yoa are clean not only externally, but also inter nally. The blood should also be assisted occasionally, like the skin, in throw ing on poisons so that the system may not get clogged and leave a weak spot for disease germs to enter. When the blood is clogged we suffer from what is commonly called a cold. Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discov ery purifies the blood and entirely eradicates the poisons that breed and feed disease. It thus cures scrofula, eczema, boils, pimples and other erup tions that mar and scar the kin. Pure blood is essential to good health. The weak, run-down, debilitated condition which so many people experience is commonly the effect of impure blood Doctor Pierce's Golden Medical Dis covery not onljr cleanses tho blood of impurities, but it increases the activity of the blood-making glands, and it en riches the body with an abundant sup ply of pure, rich blood. Take it as directed and it will search out impure and poisonous matter in the stomach, liver, bowels and kidneys and drive it from the eystein through the .natural channels. It will penetrate into the Joints and muscles, and dissolve the poisonous ac cumulations. Bad blood is driven out. It will furnish you with rich, pure blood full of vital force the kind that in creases energy and ambition, that re juvenates the entire body. Guess Again, Brother Mayor Greenhut, of Pensacola, has been defeated for re-election by Geo. H. Hinrichs, representing the law and order and reform forces. The Pen Eacola result is significant and ought to set an example for Tampa. Tam pa Times. Auto Truck Exports Fifteen carloads of automobile trucks reached Pensacola last week for shipment to Liverpool for use of the allies. It is said that this is the initial shipment of a large order placed by the allies with a Michigan truck manufacturing firm. Stuart Messenger. The Steel Trust Also- We notice that the republicans are trying to down Nat Bryan, but if 'it takes Santa Rosa votes to elect him he will go back in a flying machine. "Old Sport," in Munson Times. Escambia's Woman Candidate T7 T - . ... . liicamoia county win have a wo man candidate for membership in the board of public instruction. Mrs. E. E. Saunders was last creek at a aiasi-. The Fault Finder. An irritable, fault finding disposi tion is nearly always caused by in digestion. A man with good digestion and bowels that act regularly is usually good natured. When troubled with indigestion or constipation take Chamberlain's Tablets.' They strengthen the stomach and enable it to perform its functions naturally. They also regulate the bowels. Ob tainable evAj'where. adv. Danish Ships Are Not Allowed To Carry Oil Cargo BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. London, April 20. A Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company says that Danish ship own ers have been informed that in fu ture the British government will not allow Danish ships to make contracts for carrying oil unless permission of the British government is received in advance. Failure to regard this rule will result in a refusal by England to supply coal. Certificates giving the required permission must be signed by British' consuls. Germans Bring Up Large Forces to Comhat French PAN AMERICANISM AND THE SOUTH DISCUSSED New Orleans, April 20. The South and Pan Americanism was one of the principal themes for discussion at the closing sessions of the Southern Conference for Education and Indus try here today. Early today no speak er had been procured to take the place of William J. Bryan, on the program for an address at the mass meeting tonight, but who wired the confer ence last night he would be unable to attend because his presence was needed in Washington. The mass meeting will bring the conference to an end. ! BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. Paris, April 20. French resistance in the region of Verdun is compelling the German general staff to with draw large forces from the Teuton front in Macedonia and Serbia and in Russia, according to information obtained today from the highest mil itary authorities. He Removed the Danger Signal I Frank "W. fiherman, Laconla, N. writes: "I suffered with kidney trouble, had a tired feeling In ray back, did not have uir ambition and felt all tired out. I used Foley Kidney Pills and in a few days began to feel better, ani now I have entirely recovered and have had no return of my painful symptoms." On cannot help becoming: nervous and feeling: tired and worn oat when the kidneys fail to niter and throw out of the Eystem the poisonous waste mat ter that causes kidney troubles and bladder ailments. Backache Is one of Nature's danger signals that the kidneys are clogged tip and Inactive. It la often followed by rheumatism, annoying bladder or urinary diaorders, puffy nweH'ngs un der the eyes, swollen ankles aad pain ful Joints. Foley Kidney pflls get right at ths source of trouble. They invigorate the kidneys to healthy action and vrhen the kidneys properly perform the r func tions tne poisonous waste matter Is ciii'iuirt tcu irom me system. D'ALEMBERTE'S PHARMACY.