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THE PENS A COLA JOURNAL,. WEDNESDAY MORNING. JULY 25, 1917. DAILY WEEKLY SUNDAY Journal Publishing Company I.OIS K. MATES. Pre. HARRT R. COOK. Pubtlahrr. Conducted frcm 1I9 to 1915 Under the FMttorahtp and nd Management of Col. Frank L. May. MKMRKR ASSOCIATED PRESS American NftrcMPfr Publishers' Aesottatlon Florida Prs Aaoclat1on Southern Vewgpaper Publishers' Aenoclntlon UBSCRrPTIOX RATES: WeeV. Dtlv and Piindsr JJ Two WeeKn. Pally and 8ndajr Oi Month. rnllr and Sunday -J? Thrre Months. Pllv and Sunday J Blx Month. Pally and Sunday J J? . ..... ; m IM One Tear. Dnllv and SundaJ Sunday Only. One Tear.... tVklv .Tonrnel On Tear. Mall mibsifTlptlone are pavable In advance, find papers will be discontinued on expiration data. Office Journal BMr Corner Intendenrla nd reT.nna Ptreeti Phones Editorial Rooms. 38. Presi dent ar.d Publisher. 4t: Bus. Office 1R00 Fntered as second-class matter at the poetofflee In t'onsacola. Florida, under Act of Conrress. March 1. 1171. Represented In the General Advertising Fle'.d by CONK. LORENZEN & WOODMAN New Tork Chicago Detroit Kansas City Atlanta rr fc WEDNESDAY, JTI.Y 2n 1917. JULY 25, 1917. One Hundred and Eighth Day of America in the War. ERADICATION WORK PROGRESS. With thirty-throe dipping vats con structed, Escambia county ranks second in the state. Lake county, with thirty live, is first. Considering that tick eradication work was begun here only a little over a year igo. this progress is truly gratifying. The hostility with. which every new thing is re ceived," has almost entirely disappeared, and it needs only a few more vats for Es cambia to qualify to enter the band of tick lree counties. But these half dozen have been needed for months, and they are still no nearer realization. Has Escambia county's pro gress run aground? Nearly eight hundred cattle were dipped in Escambiav last month, or almost one sixth of the total livestock so treated in counties that are trying to qualify for the tick-free diploma. The physical improve ment these cattle underwent in consequence has meant a definite increment to the county's wealth. In Santa Rosa and Walton, the work is making gratifying progress the former with nine vats and the latter with thirteen, though Santa Rosa has dipped more stock. Six new counties have taken steps t provide for dipping giving an area of 27,80 miles in Florida on which tbe tick is being fought. Counties that have not yet seen the light should undertake the work immediately particularly do we" urge on all the authori ties and all the developers and all the peo ple of Escambia county to free it of the scourge entirely. that all American destroyers and vessels that are guarding our coasts, be trans ferred to the Irish seas to fight the sub marine, is a sound one. The idea is, of ourse, to save our shipping to carry men and munitions to enjsh Germany, but would not Germany simply mobilize her LT-boats off the American ccTast and de stiny the supply ships at the beginnin instead of ;tt the end of the vovage? At a time when every man counts, our shipping plans are held up by an insensate v. rangle, and the senators whose ante bellum activities were ofa srt mos pleas ing to Germany, are delaying by every means in their power, our war plans against Germany. "The present countings of comparative plenty in food," says Mr. Grasty, '"which conceal tbe seriousness of the situation -rrom the general population, are due to the tact that in 1914. 1015 and 1916, new ton nage kept pace with the destruction, and a good reserve was accumulated." Tn the first six months of this year, how ever, the shipping loss has exceeded the los of 191b by nearly a million and a quar ter tons. "At the present rate of destruc tion and new construction." Mr. Grastv estimates, "add 1.500.000 tons t the pres ent total of shipping and subtract 7.000,000 tons. The result will be the tonnage a it will stand in Inly 1. 1918." Thus, as Mr. Penman savs. nt onlv will we need the .,000.000 t ons of w ioden sh'ps originally planned for. but all the steel ships it is possible to build as well. And. too. America's part in the big push his winter and spring will be bigger than i commonly expected. Our ship vard must enable us to lxM out, in order that our aircraft and our armies may be gotten ready, for the submarines can be conquered only by conquering Gcrmanv. THE SCRATCH PAD By THOMAS EWING DABMEY. WILLIE AND HIS DOGS! There is a corn shortage, and hu man Jackasses will suffer no less than horses. vr It is said that Catts has his eye on Fletcher's seat. Now let us hope that Fletcher won't sit on it- "Do or die." is the soldier's motto; but in the appointment of Sidney J. Jr., as captain, by Sidney J., Sr., the j lallahassee militia evidently thinks it has been done. "Now we hear that Grover Fuller has another girl," remarks The Cata pult; from which it appears thati Grover is either very popular of very unpopular with the dear creatures. That sigh of relief is from the men who married after April 1 to escape 1 draft, at learning that afterc all there is some chance of their being select ed for the comparative calm of the battlefield. Two negroes were discussing the selective draft. "Lemme tell you one thing," remarked the first, "when dey comes for me, I'se going to say I'se ailin', I is " "Nigger," replied the other, "ailin' ain't going to do you no good. You'se gotter have some de-fect to git off, you is." Now that General Wood ha pro tested so vigorously against the elimination of P'ort McFherson, Ga., and Fort Logan H. Roots, Ark., from the second series of officers' reserve training camps, we may expect Sena tor Lodge and other south baiters to raise a banshee wail that will be heard around the world. "Bet Thomas Kwing Pabncy breathed easier after the I?lackwell verdict of guilty." Florida Record. True; wp don't have to listen eight hours a day and write four, we have the time to get acquainted with some watermelons, and the only thin ' that's troubling us now is that there is a drought of watermelons.. SINCERITY OF MEXICO. Removal of the restriction on ammuni tion exportations to Mexico, is the surest indication of the amicable relation between i.'c Tnited .States and our neighbor south of the Rio Grande. bor over a year the American- embargo held up nearly three million rounds of am munition, bought and paid for in this country by Mexico. Its release was a burning issue. Tt motived Mexico's unreasonable attitude regarding the presence of American troops on the sacred soil. iT THE GROWTH OF CIH i Jump Through-. k i u. s- 7 1 drawn. i. ut when Pershing's force was with MATTER OF MONTHS. One million six huiidred thousand tons .1 month, acording to Charles H. Grasty. in a special cable from London to the Xew York Times, now represent the total ship- ping destroyed bv U-boats a month. This includes not only British losses and actual sinkings, but all ueutals as well, and also such ships as are "unsuccessfully ai tacked, of which some are beached and then put out of use. and are not included in the weekly statement of sinkings. That the censor should have passed Mr. Grasty's despatch, suggests the approximate cor rectness of the figures. Our own navy department has stated that submarines are sinking ships at the rate of a million tons a month. Arthur Pollen. British naval expert, at present in the United States, thinks that the Germans will not average more than 750,000 tons a month, but whether we take the 750.000-ton estimate, the million-ton estimate, or the million, six hundred thousand-ton estimate, destruction U greatly in excess of construction. And. according t Mr. Pollen's own calculations, defeat will stare the allies in the face bv Eebruarv, 1919. "Therefore.' savs Mr. PtrUen. "it is the business of the allies to defeat Germany on land before February 1. 1919." Grasty says. "Tt is around the Trish coast that the fight for democracy is at its deadliest crisis." and adds, "no military 'Ytorv short of marching into Berlin can take the place of a death blow tc the Ger- i the world man U-boat." Both are right. Xo matter what the outcome of the U -warfare, Germany will not be defeated until she is beaten on land autocracy must be crushed from within or without. when our difficulties worr lil.-o r.i comnouru led V1 Milam u (ti uv:u of alarming propositions that Germany had made to Mexico. "The bitter anti American feeling-- voiced even in the national congress gave color to the talk expeditions on Mexican soil against the I nited States, of submarine bases, of un friendly wireless. j That there has been a change in scnti jinent. we have already shown. In Chihua jlma Citv itself, hot-bed of German pn.pa- Krtn(i:sm. the revulsion round its most Violent expression in the words of the mii: tary commandant, inviting the German consul, the kaiser, and the imperial govern ment, to go to the eternal tropics. And Mexico is only being kept from an actual break with Germany bv the United States, b it there is no doubt that, like other Latin American countries that, have not vet de clared war. Mexico will give us every aid and comtort that lies in her power. It is because the United States is con vinced of the sincerity of Mexico's change heart that the shipment of ammunition is allowed. C'arranza needs it ha'dly. he s.'ts. tor safe-guarding lines of communi cation and protecting American and other t reign interests. We hope that Mexico and American interests will ahvavs syn chronize so harmoniously. Mr. and Mrs. .T. Karl Tucker, o. Houston, Texas, are in Pensaco!a for a week's stay with relatives and j friends. Mrs. Tucker will be 'emem -1 bcred as Miss Heulah Crona, a for- j met- T'ensnrola girl. j Mr. Tucker was at one time j romi- j nently associated with one of the! larrre.-t drug firms of this city, and has a large number of frienus who are pleased to greet him once more. ! He is now general manager of one', of the large drug stores of Hous- J ton. Mr. Tucker is much enthused over, the progress that Pensacola has made within the past three years, and says' that there is every evidence of real prosperity on every hand Mr. Tucker will leave for point. i in Alabama the latter part of the , ' i. .. r i ,i u i oetrrff foro he returns to Texas, and Mrs. Tucker" will remain in Pensatola with her parents for an extended visit, joining her husband about the ."th of August. Daily Weather Report li MORE cms FOB THE BUYS HO RE Abilene, clear J. G. Holtzclaw, general traffic manager of the Fensacola Electric Cnmnsmv Vin rtii rnprl frnm n t.rin to New York, where he and Manasrer Atlanta, rain Hanlon spent some time purchasing i ru"?'' I 'r . . . additional equipment for the bayshore 1 Baltimore, pt. cldy line. Chicago, clear ... Department of Agriculture, Weather Bureau Charles F Marvin. Chief. DAILY WEATHER RULLETIN Tensacola, Fin , July 24, 1P17. Pensacola's Temperature Data. Highest on record for July 103 de grees. Lowest on record for July, 64 de grees. Day temperatures in July usually rise to 87 degreps. Night trmpratures in July usually fall to 7,"i degrees. Highest temperature yesterday. 84 df grees. Lowest temperature vesten.nv. ,o s. Total rainfall for this month to 7 m . 3.75 inches Total deficiency this vear to June "0th. 1.8S inches.' Pensacola's Rainfall Dr.ta- Rnirfal! for 24 hours ending 7 p ir... .0 inches. Normal rainfall Tor the month of July 7.27 inrhes Weather1 Tern- Precip-! I : peraturc itation i Stations; 7 p.m. 1 24 hrs. ! I 7 high ending p m.' est ' 7 1 ves- ' p. m I "day ! L She Kiddies Jjke it too T7 I was that thev contemplated adding four cars to the equipment, and Mr. Hollz claw stated yesterday that four lai3 cars, formerly used on the line be tween PaItimore and Annapolis, had been secured. The cars are extra large and are expected to meet necy demand on the line. Pefore being placed in operation it is stated, they will be renovated and repainted to conform with" the standard finish of the company's cars. The senate finance committee adopted ir- war revenue bill carrying an appropria tion of $l.f70.000.000. Tax on excess cor poration war profits was broadened by raising limit of tax from 40 per cent to 50 pt; cent. This added $18,000,000. making the excess profits tax S74S. 000 00.0 instead of $730,000,000. , F.ngland is constructing ships at the rate of 3.000.000 tons a year. Together with the Dominions at the beginning of the present year. Kngland owned 9.757 steamers of 100 tow and upwards, representing 19.750.000 ton, or 45 ner cent of thp tntnl t. The giving of cheers as a compliment to ai'y officer is forbidden by navy regulations. 'in Hut it is doubtful if Grasty's suggestion e artillery schoo ot instruction at Fortress Monroe was established in 1S24. COMPANY i. attention: All members of Company I are hereby ordered to report at the ar mory at the corner of Palafox and Chase streets, at 7:30 p. m.. Wednes day, July 20. for drill and instruction. Failure to obey order will result in such punishment as court martial mav direct. JAMES F. PHILLirs, Captain. Galveston. 06 74 80 80 74 78 82 82 78 1 TT Don't Until Weak ri if i uiey s noney ana lar HELPS COUGHS QUICKLY Foley's Honey and Tar takei right hold of an obitinate cough and givet' quick relief. It puts a healing coating oa the in flamed membranes that line the throat sod air passages. It stops the tickling, loosens and raises phlegm easily. It it just splendid for bronchial and la grippe coughs, and tight, wheezy breathing. Mrs. V. S. Bailey, Laociater. Ky?, couhed !mo eontiruoutty jy and n'tht. until the took Folcy'i Hootv and Tar. After taking- baii a hoftle. her couth befsn to alow up. and seveo bonlea entirely cured her cough. lear . Green Bay, clear. Hatteras, cldv. . . Huron, clear 86 Jacksonville, cldy- . . 78 Kansas City, clear. . 86 Knoxville, cldy .... 78 Louisville, cldy 80 Memphis, cldy 78 Minneapolis, clear . . 86 Mobile, cldy 84 Montgomery, rain . . 7f New Orleans, pt. cldy. 86 New York, cldv.... 74 ! North Platte, clear. . 86 Oklahoma, cldy 78 Palestine, pt cldy. .. 84 Pensacola, cldj- .... 82 Phoenix, clear . . .'. Pittsburg, clear . . . Portland. Ore. clear. 78 St. Louis, clear .... 78 Salt Lake City, clear. f2 l San Francisco, clear. 60 Sheridan, cldy 88 Shreveport, cldy 78 Tampa, cldv 82 (Toledo, clear 78 i Washington, cldy- . . 80 Vwlhston, cldy 80 OS 86 88 80 78 92 86 86 84 00 02 88 84 88 82 00 00 00 04 86 02 98 92 SI 100 100 84 88 10 .88 .03 The New Beverage For children Paloma is next best to a good meal. It is liquid nourishment derived as are many other foods from ripe grains. Puny children en Joy the rich flavor, and Paloma helps build them up rapidly. Try a bottle of Paloma yourself to day. Send a case home. The amber colored foamy drink is positively free from the least trace of alcohol. At grocers, drug stores, fountains, etc. The Paloma Co. Tampa, Fla. p-AXKilBERTE'B ESAK.HM'' e'LNE acd LRON, oQc Adr 78 86 92 64 02 78 88 82 86 82 1.34 Weather hnrnmpfrpr roaino-a wind m.. along the gulf coast. Brownsville, clear, 29.88, SE. Corpus Christi. clear, 20 02. SE-4-Galveston, clear, 29 96, S-ll. New Orleans, pt. cldy., 29.98, SW. Burwood, clear, 30.00, S Mobile, cldy., 30.02, S. Pensacola, cldv-, 3004, SW-10. Apalachicola, cldv-, 30.06, W. Tampa, cldy., 30.04. NE Miami, clear, 30.06, E-10. Si 9 kjl WiiM D. KL'GLEMAN & CO., Distributors, yA Pensacola, Fla- f BeforPaloma- g ggp, - Paloma', for you TO RELIEVE INDIGESTION OR DYSPEPSIA, TAKE A Whenever You Need a General Tonic Take Grove'g The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic is equally valuable as a General Tonic because it contains the well known tonic properties of QUI-! i DYSPEPSIA TABLET BEFORE AND AFTER EACH MEAL 25c Box. 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