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THE PEN5AC0LA JOURNAL SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 6, 1919.
r20. FLORIDA HAS PLACE IN THE HALLOFSTATES FORMER PEN8ACOLA WOMAN IS VOLUNTEER IN WORK OF AID INQ RETURNING SAILORS AND SOLDIERS. BY JOHN H. ANDERSON. New York July 5. On the Island 6f. Scyroa. where Rupert Brooke lies burled, there Is a spot which the young: poet himself eald, "will bo for ever England." In West Twenty-fifth street, within the morning: shadow of New York's triumphal arch, there is a spot which will be forever Florida, not because ome thing of Florida lies burled there, but because there is something: of Florida that lives there, a thing: of which Florida knows little, but which brings to scores of Florida fighters the languid fragrance of a gulf breexe through the pines, the soft charm of her orange blossoms and the tans of her salty seas. It Is the Hall of States, at 2 7 West Twenty-fifth street, the clearLij house for American soldiers, sailors and marines, the sorting and distrib uting center for the thousands of ser vice men dally thrown upon the city in the process of demobilization. The Hall of States was organized during the latter part of last year by tate organisations working througn the War Camp Community Service. Its central Idea was to bring the ser- Tlce men Into contact with the people of . his own state living in New York a.n3 to provide an information and recreation service supplementary to the community work. Its success de pended entirely upon the support giv en to the project by the states of the Union and many of the state appro priated large sums of money and sent delegations here to represent them. DROPSY SPECIALIST Usually gives quick relief, have entirely relieved many reemlngiy hopeless canes. Uwelllng and short bcaatn soon gone. Often gives en tire relief in 15 to 25 days. Trial treatment sent RBK. DR. THOMAS E. GREEN, PtTCCKSSOR TO DR. H. II . GREEN'S SONS, Box B, Chatsworth, Gi. Florida, officially, gave nothing. 3ut Florida has a desk in the Hall of States and behind the desk is a Flor ida woman, a Fensacollan, who is do ing the work for its own sake, and for Florida's. She is Mrs. J. M. Roberts, who has been living in New York for some time, and who, when she found that her home state was .without represen tation, bought a desk herself, and had a sign painted, "Florida." and sat down in the Hall of States to wait. She did not have long to wait, how ever, because Florida men in the ser vice soon sou-ght her out. Men from Miami, Tampa, Jacksonville, Key West and Pensacola every section Of the state went to her for assistance and information. Nor did they seek In vain, for an earnest woman with a single desk can do much if they have the mind. It was impossible to give them as much as the men from some other states were receiving, because money is necessary to do that, and there is very little money only that which Mrs. Roberts and a few loyal Florld ians. are giving. Nevertheless, Mrs. Roberts showed them that Florida does care for her fighters, made them fert that at least there is one place in New York Just a little nearer to "God's country" than the enless miles of concrete and stone and steel that make New York. So the Florida desk in the Hall of States is a very busy place where the men get home newspapers and all the information about New York they want. But the work does not stop there for there are some who cannot even totter to tho desk, and who, be cause of that fact, need help far more than those who can. So now and then one does not find Mrs. Roberts behind her desk, but the lady from Maryland, who, without regard for geographic considerations, is Just across this Florida line, will tell Jthe visitor that Mrs. Roberts is in one of the great base hospitals in the city to see a wounded man from Florida. Thi.s, very frankly, is an appeal for funds. The days of public drives, ap of the bride, and Misses Theodora parently, have passed. There will be no public embarrassment now, for those who do not heed the call, there can be only personal reproach admin istered from within. There is no de nying that money is needed, but money isn't everything. If only there could be some encouragement for the woman who is determined, with the help of God, and a single desk, to keep Florida in the Hall of States. A grout deal need not be given, but if a great many would grve a very little, there would be enough, and somehow, Flor ida wouldn't seem so far away to those who are trying to keep her in the Hall of States. & GLE&ffl GAR MAKES YOU ENJOY YOUR RIDE We are experts in Repairing", Washing and Polishing. Prompt service is our motto. Let us build your speedster's body. Bucket seats and cowls to order. CITY GARAGE Corner Tarragona and Wright Streets. CIILUON TONS C0ALATF00T LONG ISLAND Bridgeport. Conn., July 5. It has Just been ascertained that 1,000,000 tons of coal lie at the bottom of Long Island Sound within 150 feet of the surface of the water. The salvaging of this fuel will be developed on a large scale as a great economic in dustry. This statement from Bridgeport fol lows the announcement of the "United States government that the nation faces a critical coal shortage. Re claim the tons of fuel now on the bottoms of the sea, it is affirmed, will aid materially in the present crisis. The government has Just stated that coal production has fallen off to an alarming extent. Estimates given out officially state that requirements for the year are fully 630,000,000 tons. The production of 600,000,000 tons will be required to make up the deficiency Only 195,000,000 tons of this amount were produced from January 1 to June 14, 1919, making the quantity necessary to be produced during the remainder of the year 3-50,000,000 tons. The average weekly production for the first 24 weeks of the year was only 8.125,000 tons. To meet the re quired amount, the average tonnage which must be produced weekly for the rest of the present year must be 10,900,000. The national shortage of coal finds a part of its answer, according to the announcement from Bridgeport, in Long Island Sound and in the long line of sunken coal wrecks that edge the Atlantic coast from Bosto nharbor to Norfolk. Marine experts charac terize this coast line as "shipping's greatest graveyard in the United States." Thirty thousand tons of coal went to the bottom of Long Island Sound in one week last winter. An enor mous tonnage is represented In the wrecks listed for years past. Salvag ing submarine coal promises to be ne of the big after-war industries. It will inaugurate a new era in na tional thrift and the conservation of wasted public utilities now practically lsrnored. RAILROAD SCHEDULES Louisville & Nashville R. R. Arrival and departure or passenger trains at Pensacola. Fla. The following schedule figures pub Ilrhed as information and not guaran teed. (Central Standard Time) ARRIVES. LEAVES 6:30 p.m. Montgomery. Bir mingham. Nashville, Louisville. Cincinnati 12--30 p.m. S:30 p.m. St. Louis, Chicago, Memphis 12:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m. New Orleans, Mo bile 12:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m. Atlanta, "Washing ton. Nr Tork 12:30 J.ra. :4? a.m. Montgomery, Bir mingham. NashvtUe, Louisville, Cincinnati 10:45 p.m. 1:45 a.m. Memphis, St. Louis,' Chicago 10:46 p.m. :4S a.m. New Orleans, Mo bile 01:45 p.m. 6:45 a.m. Atlanta, Washing ton, New Tork .... 10:45p.m. S:45 p.m. .. Mobile Local .. 6:00 a.m. t:45 a.m. Jacksonville, Talla hassee 8:15 a.m. 10:25 p.m. Jacksonville, Talla hassee 6:55 p.m. Dally except Sunday. UNITED STATES RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION Original anct Distinctive 10 II "In a bottle Through a straw" 10 I Is the drink for both city and eSlb7jfs k IS I country. Served alike at the rv LJ I b most expensive fountain or viSVA ml I ' the smallest country store. I 8 Served only in sterilized bottles 5H53s "" iih-K. 1 I I or P A1 . . .... . r Vfc ' 'WVT I 1 Q 1 n U Always cold its chilly-sparkling y W'luXv,y 1 1 COnCnS rereS "- l7- r.J-.-........... STAR LAUNDRY TO TAKE CARE OF ALL HURRY UP CALLS Motor truck service for hurry-up calls has just been inaugurated by the Star Laundry Co. This is in line with extensive improvements which are un der way at the plant. It will be of interest to the public to know that at last Pensacola has a modern cleaning and pressing depart ment. Convenience to the public has been considered by The Star Laundry and the citizens of Pensacola can now have their pressing done at a moment's notice. At a very great expense this plant has installed special motor truck ser vice and will now call at any time of the day in response to calls for rush work, delivering same almost within the same hour. The above will be of great interest to the public as Pensacola always wel comes these strides in advancement of modern methods. Chamberlain's Colic and Diarrhoea Remedy. This medicine always wins the good opinion if not the praise of those who use it. Try it when you have need of such a remedy. Adv. E. O'BRIEN MOTTA TEACHER OF VIOLIN Studio, No. 212 W. Cervantes St. Phone No. 813 The Cemniinniissary 1 Off For Shopping at - Nine Washing on the Line Instead of setting" aside an entire day for the family washing", as you do if you use a scrub board and a wash tub, you can easily do an average family .washing in an hour with the help of an Elec tric Washer. This Summer an Electric Washing Machine Decide today to abolish the terrible nerve-wearing strain of old-fashioned, hot washdays. An Electric Washer will do all the hard work of washday for you, leaving1 you cool and refreshed. The cost for electricity is less than five cents a washing. Act Now Telephone 2040 for particulars LPeinisacoDa Oectttroc CooTropairoy A Meat Market to be envied and a stock of Groceries that is complete and clean. We invite inspection. IF asit Aoafto QDeflovetry Servuce W A complete line of Haberdashery Shoes that arc the best and Clothing unexcelled. Also a number of miscellaneous articles in every line, such as Trunks, Auto Tires and Accessories, Fishing: Outfits, 'Skeeter Nets, Etc, "Seirvnce" dDanrr GDotttt give us a trial; Used Cars For Sale 1 Maxwell, 5 pass. 1 Reo, 5 pass. 2 Chevrolets, 5 pass. , 1 Dodge, 5 pass. 1 Ford Truck, 1 ton worm drive. 1 Studebaker, 7 pass. United Auto Sales Co Garden and Baylen, Phone 2099. BETTER Vulcanizing with Tons of Pressure O. K. TIRE SHOP 24 West Garden Street Dri-Cur4 Retreading FISHER-BROWN We Will Bond You. 918 Phones 919 ABBOTT AUTO REPAIR CO. Phone 415 Palafox and Gregory Streets i m loee 2270 and ask for iMiussary 20 'a. PALAFOX ST. -BFTTER CLOTH M" We Furnish the Home Complete 3 a Hi'wtftww'wwnnii-"-