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THE PEWSACOLA JOURNAL, MONDAY MORNING, JUNE 30, 1919.
MEMOIRS DEAR REPORT MJAGHF ON RETIRING FROM WORK IN ESCAMBIA COUNTY, MR. SMITH OFFIRS SOME POINTED SUG GESTIONS ON FARMING. One itrongr outstanding feature of a rather brief meetings of the board of county commissioners meeting, devot ed in tr e main to routine business, was the hearing of the final report of Pig Club Manager J. D. Smith and the ac tion thereon. Mr. Smith is retiring July 1, and the report rendered gave a. comprehensive view of the valuable work he has performed in the four months of his activity in Escambia county. In that time he has induced thirteen ooys to join peanut clubs, thirty to join corn clubs and 95 to join pig clubs, total of 138 boys enlisted in these three p lases of farm Industry. He ha made fourteen visits to peanut club boys, fifty-eight to corn club boys and 112 to pig club boys, a total of 194 visits to enlisted boys. He has met and conferred with 156 armert; on the road, and has visited 135 farmers on their farms, besides visiting S9 schools and clubs. He has held four farmers meetings and 28 other meetings; has distributed 298 tmlletirs and circulars, written 428 let. ters. and given several newspaper in terviews, besides traveling 5038 miles, aiostly by automobile. It developed during the report that Mr. Smith's services were .secured for tiscamhia county from the federal gov ernment, by the state board, as a di rect result of the fine showing made last fall by the county at the state fair; and that his salary has been. paid from federal funds. Mr. Smith stated to the commissioners, however, that in spite of. his earnest effort to trim his exr pcndittires to the line of actual nec essitie?, so as to keep within the bound of the federal appropriation, he had been obliged to "go in the hole" is the saying is, to the extent of $70. Com-nissioner Hardy made a stnte ment highly appreciative of the effi ciency of the work done by Mr. Smith and hoped tne papers woum give h gene ro as publicity, and on Mr. Hardy's motion, a warrant was authorized for f70 In Mr. Smith's favor, County Atr torney Reese having given the opinion that the board had the right to draw the amount for such a purpose from the general fund, and Mr. Hardy ex pressing the opinion that Mr. Smith's work was the best $70 bargain the county ever secured. Mr. Hasrdy was of the opinion that the work done by Mr. Smith had gone a long ways toward stimulating inter est in the county fair, and had hastened preparations greatly for proper exhibits at thi years rair at aionno in io vember. In this connection the com mlssioier expressed the view that the outlook for a successful fair is much better than it was last year at this time; an.d he felt certain that if all the farmers would continu to plan to tv-ve a pood exhibit, and if the papers would continue to keep the fatr in the minds of the people as thy have al ready done, nothing but an act of Providence could keep etie county from taking first place at the next "state ! 'air and drawing, some more valuable lid frcm the federal government. When aked why he was laving and tvhat his future plans might be, Mr. JORCHEIMER'S FA SHION SHOP "Th tor for WAmen" i-XCLUfVC SHOP FOR READY .TO. g. 11 , , 1 , 1 "!! FRESH ARRIVAL LITTLE NECK CLAMS from New York Served on the shell in San Carlos Restaurant, and also in the soft drink bar. DELICATESSEN SPECIALS CHICKEN SALAD POTATO SALAD DEVILED CRAB ROAST BEEF ROAST CHICKEN BAKED BEANS PIMENTO CHEESE (Home made) SWISS CHEESE F Dixie in the HI r1 f VV X n Southern soldiers to the number of 1,400 lying- in the great Army debarka tion hospitals of New Ifork, are de pendent for their first touches-of home cheer and welcome, on the efforts of just a few women who are striving valiantly to meet the needs of the situ ation but have found themselves over whelmed by the work. Mrs. Leroy Broun of the Southerh Society who has chary of the wnelceming of wound ed men, osnteringr at the Hall of States, maintained by "War Camp Community Service at 27 West Ilth St., has ap pealed repeatedly for more volunteers from, the states of Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina. Florida, Georgia,' Loui siana, Mississippi, Virginia, and West Virginia, and has a few I epwesentatives of aorae of these states picked as Chair men for their own commonwealths, but she has not Wen able to find sufficient volunteers to take care of separate desks for each state, as should be done in view of the preat number of wounded men arriving here daily, sometimes to the number of 4,000 in 84 hours. The Southern Society maintains at the Sewanhee irou, 134 East "SSth S-t., a home center for the southern soldiers and those who are able to find their way there are entertained lavishly. The men who are unable to leave the hos pitals or who have only . few days in the debarkation hospitals, however, are dependent for their welcome on letters sent by State committees in th Hall . ot State, and Sirs. Broun has been nn afcle t recruit sufficient forces to write to all the southern men. The Southern states mentioned are somewhat at a disadvantage as com pared with their sisters of Maryland, Tennessee, South Carolina. Kentucky, and Texas, which maintain separate Smith stated tri'it r stopptng the work because the appropriation made by congress, by which he has been working, is exhausted, having been made primarily to promote a heavv production of farm products during the war. He is of the opinion that new appropriations would be available before long, but that they would not be nearly as large as the former -ones. He had been led t obelieve at the be ginning of his work that success here would lead to his appointment else where in the state as a farm demon stration agent: but the recent legis lature followed the lead of the federal government and cut the appropriations to such an extent that there cannot be more than 30 county agents in Flor ida during the ensuing fiscal year, necessitating the dropping of many of the younger men, including himself. He explained the scheme of hiring county agents as an equal partnership between the federal, state and county governments, each putting one-third of the salary expense "into the pot." It thus depends on the counties them selves whether they have a county agent next year, he said, for the thirty that go after the prizes the hardest f I -- 'l ''''"'"'"' t ij ' 'X'z'-:; - I ; - -: ": " i I : ..V , ; -' . Jv . - J-',. if m - m I "j - I t I tfV-- ' . I 1 f tf- -iJCj' - ! t '' J ' .:sKW' ' ) V ; ,Zi't' " - I j :.. L-. fi. -.fc:- I . I ..-jtmf- ' 1 - j "The Oldest Company in America" Issued its first Policy in 1843 Three leadership achievements of the Mutual Life: The American Experience Table of Mortality, the cornerstone of modern life insurance. The "contribution plan" of surplus dis tribution, used almost universally by American companies. The Continuous Instalment policy, the basic form of all Life Income contracts. "Mutual Life" known in every household. 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Smith of 1107, Broad way, has gone to Mississippi wtth a view to interesting there the State gov ernment or State organizations in the work for the wounded men here. Outside of the .cheering and visiting of wounded men, the women at the liall of States are busily engaged in welcoming men from other home com munities who are able to get about. Another important activity is a nation wide employment bureau . which the War Camp Community Service main tains, and whose Manager, J. H. Ver trees, seeks positions back home for men from the southern states, and sends lads direct from t here to the lobs. Mrs. Broun's efforts afc the Hall of States are seconded daily by Miss El vira B. Wright of Charleston, S. C, who takes special care of the South Carolina men, and g-ives help to all other southern eoldiers. and by Mrs. Alfred Spencer who. like Mr. Broun, is from Memphis. Chairmen have been appointed for several of the individual states, but sickness or absence from the city has prevented most of them from doing any active work. will get them and the others will re ceive none of the- outside aid. Mr. Smith's plans are therefore uncertain at present. The work he has been do ing will fall on Carl W. Burnett, coun ty agent, in addition to his other du ties, and what Mr. Burnett cannot do will have to be neglected. Mr. Smith made an interesting state ment regarding the most important duty of the county agent. He said that the impression is wrong that agents' chief duty is to stimuiate greater pro duction. Ho pronounced it to be a paieni iaci inai n me wimein v-,, -narket their crops with a reasonably degree of profit, they will rmv stiurnlus to large production that will be necessary. He declared that the most t erious problem Defore production today is that of finding a reasonable market; and was further of the opin ion that the problem is so serious in Escambia county that unless the busi ness men of Pensacola come to the rescue of the producers and devise some way to open a better market, production in this county and section will receive a serious set-back. As a strong item of proof of his con tention he cited an experience of the District Manager, Insurance Co. York Phone 912 SWEET DREAMS i SOLD EVERYWHERE This Great Mosquito Remedy Sold in All Stores in E very Town and on Trains. No matter where you go, there's a bottle of Sweet Dreams awaiting your command. To borrow the expression of a well known Southern paper, "It . Covers Dixie Like the Dew." And why? Simply because Sweet Dreams is the best mosquito remedy to be had. It's the conceded standard everywhere. It's the favored among all favorites for it's the greatest iriosquito remedy ever made. Sweet Dreams holds the friendship of a million users. Liberal sprinkle -top bottles. Sold by Balkcom Drug Co. and drug gists everywhere. Messrs. Barrineau of Quintette recent ly. These prosperous farmers and fruit growers, he said, had shipped four car loads of fine home grown peaches to northern markets a few weeks ago, and had received consid erable favorable newspaper publicity for the achievement. He said he had been told by "W. C. Barrineau that they had expected to get about $2,000 net profit on the four cars, or about $500 a car, for their peaches, above all ship ping expenses. The condition of the northern market at the time of ship ping justified that expectation, and the fruit was received in the north in good condition according to reports returned. But instead of making $2,000, ship pers had received for the fruit $300 less than enough to pay for the hamp ers and lumber, not a single cent of compensation for the peaches, and losers at that. Instead of taking chances consigning to .commission merchants, who are said to have often been found unscrupulous in their deal ings with shippers, the Mssrs. Barri neau had taken the precaution to s'tl-j through the Georgia Peach Growers Association. This association is said to have been organized for the very purpose of protecting Georgia peach growers against unscrupulous brokers and commission men; and while it is admitted that it was not intended pri marily to help Florida growers, the Barrineaus solicited and secured the services of the Georgia peach people, and so are of the opinion that they were commercially and morally en titled to a square deal. W. C. Barrineau stated to Mr. Smith that he would have been much better off to have turned his hogs in on the peaches, instead of gathering them at all for human consumption. Mr. Smith believes that this suggests as good a problem as the buslnes clubs and mer chanta of Pensacola could well find to claim their earnest attention; for he says that it is plainly to the inter est cf all the people here, all being consumers, to help build up a" good market and thus stimulate home pro-, duction. Mr. Smith made the interesting statement that he has found the boll weevil doing deadly work in Escambia county, and that he knows of one farmer- who is plowing under a thousand acres of cotton because of the weevils and planting Spanish peanuts instead. He stated that crops are suffering damage from the growth of grass stimulated by the early excessive rains, and are now in need of rains. He con siders the county's prospect still good, howver, for a crop and a good fair, SECRETARY DANIELS DEDICATE FIRST M. E. CHURCH Washington, June 29. Secretary Daniels today sent this message to all naval ships the stations: ''The sisninsr of the trpatv of , at Versailles ushers in the best day in ; the history of the world sine th gels sang in Bethlehem 'Glory to God in the Highest, On Earth Peace, Good Will. Toward Men.' "We are living in the fulfillment of that prophecy. As a republic we are grateful to have borne a part in mak ing straight and plain the path of permanent peace with justice to the world. Upon the receipt of news of signing the treaty of peace, the most j important document in the history of I the world, every ship and shore sta tion will fire a salute of 21 guns with national ensign at each masthead. "JOSEPHUS DANIELS." LOCAL NEWS BRIEFS. Private Floyd O. Baggtt, son of XI. O. Baggett, of Gonzales, arrived home yesterday. He has been over-seas with the A. E. P. 20 months. Mrs. Rheba Chenweth, of tha Hat Shap, will leave today for a visit to her home at Dothan, Ala. From Dothan, she will go to Birmingham and Chicago to buy fall goods. Miss Agnes Neeva McKinna will spend today, snd tomorro wat Brer.t for examination of school children for trachoma and for other physical in vestiagtions. She will be at lhe home of Mrs. John Barber. Charges of reckless and careless driving are docketed against J. S. Mathews and Herbert Cotton, the Lat ter a negro, at the police station. They are alleged to have had a collision of automobiles at the sharp curve la hs road on West Hill at Remich's stjrs late Saturday night. However, do material damage was done, either of Rheumatism Is completely washed out of the sys tem by the celebrated Shivar Mineral Water. Positively guaranteed by money-back offer. Tastes fine; costs a trifle. Delivered anywhere by our Pensacola Agents, West Florida Groc ery Co., phone them. adv. ticular brew G. HEILEMAN COMPANY, La Crosse, Wisconsin, U. S. A. WILL L. MOYER Distributor 24-32 W. Government Phones 1740-1741 REI T. PHOWF5. Ivy 393-3700 the machines. Cases were male by Capt. Harper of the department. GENERALLY FAIR WEATHER PREDICTED FOR MOST OF WEEK Washington. June 29. Weather pre dictions for the week beginning Mon day issued by the weather bureau to day are: Middle Atlantic states: Generally fair. Temperatures below normal early in week; nearly normal there after. South Atlantic and east gulf states: Generally fair, although local thunder showers probable. Nearly normal tem peratures. West gulf states: Generally fair, although occasional local thunder- showers are probable after Monday in Texas and Louisiana. Nearly nor mal temperatures. I ill 1 H liPm t i ii i Ki . "LARK City Wharf, Pensacola. Leaves Pensacola every Sunday 9 a. m.. for Camo Walton. Arrives back 8:30 p. m. Fare $2.00 round trip. Monday open for charter. Leaves Tuesday 7 a. m., for Camp Walton and Santa Rosa. Arrives back Wed nesday 2 p.m. Leaves Thursday 7 a. m., for Camp Walton. Arrives back Friday 11 a. m. Saturday open for charter. 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ELECTRICIANS, LOCAL NO. 327 Regular meeting' will be held next Mon day night in the hall over the Central Phar macy. F. C. JACK. u k