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THE PENSACOLA JOUBNAL. SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 1, 1921.
BRIDE AND GROOM
IN SLOW RACE
Wind Dies Down with Class B. Skip
pers on First Half of Second Lap.
When is a Wire not a Wire? When
she wins her husband away trom
herself. That's what Marie did.
. Last Times
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KING OUT THE OLD YEAR;
KING IN THE NEW!
Just a year ago today we were
all wishing each other a "Happy
And again we are happy to say
"Happy New Year."
Again this year you'll find this
Htore at . your service during
1921 with every facility ' for
making new friends and keeping
u ii ii inai i m -j ?ir 1
TWO FREE BALLOONS
Third Balloon, Piloted by Lieutenant
Strickland, Not Yetl Heard From.
Two of the three 35,000 cubic foot
rapacity free balloons, released at the
pentfacola Naval Air Station Thursday
afternoon for an all-night hop, havo
reported landings. .
The balloon piloted by Lieut. W. A.
Read landed at Troy, Ala., Friday
morning at 6:30 o'clock when A car
rier pigeon was released with a mes
flage for the local station. Lieutenant
Read continued his flight. Students
on board are Lieutenant Commander
Roth, Lieutenants Snyder and Farns
worth. The balloon piloted by Chief Gunner
Bundy landed five miles north of
Rrockton, Ala., yesterday morning at
7:30 o'clock. It is not known whether
this was a final or intermediate land
ing. Students on board are Lieuten
ant Commander Wood and Lieutenant
The third balloon had not been
heard from up to late last night. It is
piloted by Lieutenant Strickland with
Lieutenants Mitchell and Reisch as
students on board.
J-.i-mbers Itctail Merchants Ass'n.
Division Chamber of Commerce.
ALL IS WORK OF T
Yoi..:a and Old Tako Advantage of
Various Departments. )
The Y. M. C.t A. us few organiza
tion i has an appeal to every person
In. a eoinniunlty. Its work goes Into
vtry homo in the , community In
which the organization is located in
Hie upbuilding of character and rais
ing the standards of morals. The
privileges within the building are in
reach of every man and boy in tho
city, ii nd the membership fees are so
Inw that any one can Join, and every
member comes into the association on
tho fame footing. No distinctions aro
known in the workings of the organi
sation, and every man and boy regard
less of birth or raising, creed or na
tlr nallry has tho name opportunity to
use the association and secure the
The work of tho association is di
rected by men of high character and
standing in the community, and 'a
composed of 13 directors representing
utmost every walk of life. The execu
tive force Is mntle up of men who have
h-ui special training for the work and
lire specialists in that line.'
MRS. CIIKISMAN INJURED
IN ALIGHTING FROM CAR
Mrs. Arthur Chrisman was painfully
injured yesterday afternoon when she
fell from a street car from which she
vis alighting. In falling Mrs. Chris
man's "buck was given a sharp twist.
The accident occurred near Wright
on Tarragona utreet. the car being in
charge of Conductor O. M. I'rescott
and .Mot oi man V.. L. Cook.
Cuticura Is Just Right ,
For Baby s Tender Skin
Bathe him with Cuteura Soap and warm
water. Dry cmtly and if any sign of red
net, roaitun. irritation or ran ia pres
ent anoint with CuNcura Ointment to
often, too the and heal. Finally dust on a
few grains ot the fragrant, delicately med
icated Cuticura Talcum.
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8.wp26a. Oin lro.il 1 26 m)Uc. Tilnaik,
pttif Ctwii- Sm eiiavea without mug.
The Cold Weather Dish
Once Tried, Always
To Cure a Cold in One Day -
Take Grove's LAXATIVK BROMO
QUININE tablets. The genuine bears
the signature of E. W. Grove. 30c. adv
LIST CANDIDATES FOR
The list of candidates for election to
the board of directors of the Pensa
cola Chamber of Commerce has been
completed and is closed to further
The annual election will be held
Tuesday, Jan. 4, and the twelve names
receiving the highest number of votes
will be declared elected as members
of tho new board.
The list contains 30 names to be
voted on, as follows:
J. A. Avant, Theo. Baars, Max L.
Bear, A. C. ' Binkley, Morris Bear, F.
V. Bingham," Hunter Brown, Benjamin
Cluter, AV. C. Diffenderfer, M. J. Ei
kan, G. J. Emmanuel, Alex. Friedman,
T. L. Gant. I). B. Gonzalez, L. W.
Hardy, Charles J. Herbert, M. G.
Hoffman. Ellis Knowles, C. "VV. La
mar, Joe Levy, II. A. Lurton, Lee
Macdonnell, J. II. McCormick, J. A.
Merritt. F. W. Marsh. James Mitchell,
C. V. Parker, J. S. Reese. J. C. Wat
son, George P. AVentworth, Edward T,
No charge to hear W. H. Pickering
in Court House Sunday, Jan. 2nd, at
3 p. m. (Millions now liviny will
BIRTHDAY PARTY IS
HELD AT FREEPORT
FREEPORT, Dec. 31. Capt. and
Mrs. J. D. Sharron, of Freeport, en
tertained with a birthday party on
Christmas evening in honor of their
sister. Miss Dovie Miller, who was
celebrating her sixteenth anniversary.
The house was artistically decorat
ed In the Christmas colors, red and
green and the real jolly Christmas
spirit prevailed all during an evening
given over to games and interesting
contests. Mr. Hlghtower anJf Miss
Thatcher proved the successful win
ners in the prize games. After a few
hours the guests were invited into
the dining room, where refreshments
of hot chocolate, tyike and punch were
served. The birthday table was cen
tered with a large birthday cake
holding sixteen candles.
About forty-five young people shared
this pleasure with Miss Miller.
ROAD ASKS LOAN
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31. The bor
rowed locomotive now used by the
Fredericksburg & Northern railroad,
a short line in Texas. Is about all in,
the road told the interstate commerce
commission today in making applica
tion for a federal loan of $20,000 with
which to purchase "a good second
hand engine." Unless another loco
motjve is authorized by the spring, the
application said the road will be forced
666 will break a Cold, Fever and
Grippe quicker than anything
we know, preventing pneumonia.
(By Associated Press)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31. John A.
Willers, a former captain in the army,
who, when arrested in New York oa
Dec. 7 claimed ho had acted as a Ger
man spy while serving with the Amer
ican forces, has been convicted by
court martial of desertion from the
army and sentenced to five years in
the federal penitentiary at Fort Leav
enworth, it was announced today at
the war department. Willers still is
to be tried on charges of theft and em
bezzlement. The former captain, who said he
had come to the United States as an
agent of the German government, is
charged with absconding with $5,000
of the funds of his company on Dec.
19, J91S. His command. Company I
of the -48th Infantry, was then sta
tioned at Camp Sevier, Greenville,
RubMyTim a powerful anti
septic; it kills the poison caused from
infected cuts, cures old sores, tetter,
FABYAN, N. II., Dec. 31. Three
Harvard students, who had been miss
ing since they started to climb Mount
Washington on Wednesday morning,
returned to the base station of Mount
Washington railway tonight. They
were suffering from exposure and lack,
felt , t tr "
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Colonel Tack W'illard, Topeka (Kas.) giant, and his French brTd ara spend
ing their winter honeymoon at Hermosa, Cal. He's seven feet, tj inches tall,
and she is four feet, nine inches. He weigh salrnost 300 pounds and wears an
18 1-2 collar and a o. 12 shoe. She weighs 123 pounds. She was formerly Mile.
Eva Labarre, of Deauville, France.
Important Session Ends With Adop
tion of Resolutions.
(Special to The Journal.)
TALLAHASSEE, Dec. 31. At the
closing session of the Florida Educa
tional Association this morning, two
very important resolutions were adop
ted at a full meeting. The resolu
tions werei introduced by President
Benjamin Ii. Lane. First resolution:
"That the Florida Educational Asso
ciation endorses the campaign already
requested of the Legislature and the
Governor of the State to give us an
appropriation that will afford im
mediate relief, for the emergency now
existing," was adopted by a rising
vote- There being only five votes
against it. The second resolution:
"Resolved that the Florida Education
al Association urges the Legislature
to submit a constitutional amendment
that yill remove the present three
mill limit for special tax districts,"
adopted by unanimous rising vote.
The association on Mr. Lane's mo
tion gave to Governor-Elect Hardee
a rising vote of .thanks in apprecia
tion of his telegram promising to give
the rural schools all. practicable help.
The Tallahassee .Business .and Pro
fessional Women's ClUb-' arranged a
drive about the . city for ' the visitors
this afternoon 'and all points of in
terest were visited. . '
Florida .Members Say Reports That
9 Negroes Are Deprived of Vote
at Polls False.
SAYS IT FIRST AND SAYS IT LAST
Carrie G. Harrel. 319 Nicholson-t.
Norfolk, Va., writes: 'Til tell anybody
that Foley's Honey and Tar Is all
right. It did me all tho good. I said
It first and I'll say It last." Thousands
of bottles of this reliable remedy were
bought last week by careful mothers
bo as to be prepared to check coughs,
colds and croup at the beginning. It
acts almost' instajitly,. cyts phlegm,
soothes raw, irritated membranes,
stops tickling in throat. Sold every
(By Ass6ciated Press.)
WASHINGTON, Dec. 31. Members
of the Florida congressional delega
tion announced today they expected
to go before the house census com
mittee next week and refute charges
of alleged discrimination against ne
gro voters in that state made before
the committee by representatives of
the National Association for tho Ad
vancement of Colored People during
the hearing on congressional, reappor
tionment. "These complaints are new to us,"
Representatives Clark and Sears, de
clared in a statement, ''but we are
satisfied we will be able to show they
are untrue.' ' ,
"As far as the Ocoee matter. is con
cerned," the statement continued, "the
department of justice has exploded
the idea of Any thirty or more per
sons having been killed there and re
ported about five,' two of whom were
whites. - - ,
Referring ' to the charge that ne
groes had been depriyda voting in
Jacksonville the ' statement "said, 'ff
those matters complained of were so
why didn't some of the wealthy re
sponsible negr'oes of Jacksonville come
before the committee and make them
instead of some meddling negroes from
New York who are only interested in
keeping alive racial strife for thedi
own personal gain. v
"We have asked . the census com
mittee for. a copy of all the testimony
and the country can rest assured wc
will be able to show that Florida has
a clean 'record, and has been made
the subject of malicious slander hy
these New York negroes."
Capt. William Walthers,, class A
skipper, won in an unexciting race
yesterday afternoon with Captains Os
car Sheppard second and Dan Shep
ard third. The sloops made the course
in a light, steady wind which died
down entirely with class B skippers
on the first half of the second .lap.
The boats had to be towed.. In. Class
B skippers were . Captains . Clarence
Hutchinson, Jim Watson and Jack
The class B skippers will probably
run the race bver again next Friday.
Captain Walthers has only two more
races to win for" the rank as expert
skipper. Commodore J. H. Cross was
Hear the noted lecturer, W. H
Pickering in Court House Sunday.
Jan. 2nd, at 3 p. rr. (Millions now
living will never die.)
SPANISH WAR VETS
' ELECT OFFICERS
At the regular meeting of Co. W. F.
Williams Camp. No. 9- Department
of Florida, United Spanish War Vet
erans, the following officers were
elected for tire ensuing year:
Commander W. L- Zachary.
Sr. V. C. W. D. Cahoon.
Jr. V. C J. T. Hurst.
Officer of the Day M. S. Pond.
Officer of tho Guard W. D. Strick
land. v '
Trustee for three years Gustave
Adjutant John Mann.
Quartermaster William Abt.
Chaplain P. K. Nielson.
Historian W. G. Porter.
Surgeon Dr. A. C. L. Livingstone.
Chief Musician Robert Pine.
These officers will be installed at
the regular meeting to be held Mon
day, January 10, 1921, by Past De
partment Commander, Col. R. M. Cary,
installing officer for the department
BISHOP JONES TO SPEAK
AT ALLEN CHAPEL TODAY
Bishop R. E- Jones, resident bishop
of New Orleans of the Methodist Epis
copal church, will speak in Allen
chapel A. M. El. church this afternoon
at 2:30 o'clock. Bishop Jones has the
reputation of being one of the most
eloquent speakers of the colored race.
For 15 years he was editor of the
Southwestern Christian Advocate
which he held until his election to
the bishopric in May at Iowa. Dr.
Pickens, chairman of the Emancipa
tion association, , announced that an
other special feature will be the sing
ing which wljl be worth hearing.
Reservations will be made for white
people who attend and a welcome will
be given to all who attend.
Basic Lines of Merchandise Have
.Gained in Market Confidence
Expressed for Year.
NEW YORK, Dec: 31. Bradstreet's
tomorrow1- will say:
Some basic lines of .merchandise
have gained a little activity and the
reappearance of a broader . demand
after a prolonged period. vof waiting
has given rise to more confident hopes.
One of the encouraging features at the
turn of the year are the preparations
now under way for an early renewal
of operations at certain establish
ments. While restriction of output is
still the predominant condition, and
attracts most attention, the curtail-
Sment has been checked at some places
in the east and wage reductions aro
not infrequently being accepted as an
alternative to unemployment. "-Weekly
bank clearings, $6(682,231,588.
MANY IN CRIMEA
(By Associated Press)
' LONDON, Dec. 31. The bolsheviki
in the Crimea have shot 13,000 per
sons, according to the latest reports
from Russia, says a dispatch to th.e
Exchange Telegraph from Berlin dat
ed Thursday. ,
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Patrons and Friends
To our customers for their- liberal patronage accorded us during the past year.
To our employes who have worked so faithfully and so courteously, to treat each cus
tomer as a personal friend, thus cementing the ties that bind this store to its thousands
Store Closed All Day Today
But Monday and all the days thereafter, it will be wide open to express to you in
terms of goods and service'the heartfelt wishes we here extend to you in print.
TheM. & 0. Clothing Store
THE STORE WITH THE GUARANTEE
319-321-323 South Palafox. '
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And Then a Laugh .Spree wilh
Xeal Burns Vera S(eadman--Teddy Sampson
Charlotte Mcrriam and Christie Beauties, in
"KISS ME CAROLINE"
The lovely Norma, in
the dual role of her
wife and his young
and vivacious af
finity. A Rollicking
""" from the
f v Story, by
f cl Wilkie
-Isis Semi -Weekly Live Wire News
"irS A GIFT'
Thai's what people said when they saw Marcia
Meadows shake her shoulders in the shimmy But
when they picked up their newspapers one morn
ing and read-rWrll, It's too good a secret to tell
here If you want to he let in on the particulars,
SrC7" VIOLA DANA
As the Fascinating Shimmy Dancer in
''THE CHORUS GIRLVS ROMANCE"
11 a. m.
Franklyn Farnum in "THE DARE DEVIL
"BE CAREFUL KATE" (Polite Comedy)
MUTT AND JEFF in "HOME BREW"
AND L-KO COMEDY SCREAM
BEX WILSOX in "THE RY OF UESTHl CTIOX"
HOOT GIBSON in "FIGHT IT .OUT" AND A COM F.I) V
. Matinee Today, 3 p. hi.
"The House of Lies"
A Modern Play Full of Comedy, in 1 Acta
BIG NEW VAUDEVILLE BETWEEN ACTS
The World's Most Famous Comedy,
"FRIENDLY ENEMIES" -
First showing in the South after a run of two years in
COMING MON , TUES. and V."ED January 3, 4, 5
Tickets Now on Sale. No Advance in Prices.
Box Office open daily from 11 to 2 and 5:30 P..M. Hesered Scats, 75c.
. General Admission, 5."c.- '
President Wilson's Public Endorsement
At the National Theatre, Washington, D. C.
"All that I can say has already been said most adnurahjy in this
beautiful play. AH the sentiments I could express have been admirably
represented sentiments that, I hope, will soon grip the world." '
Coming Sunday One Day Only
H. B. Warner in "DICE OF DESTINY
A New Year's Resolution
"Resolved." that' I will take better care of my eyes ia the future than
I have in the past"
Let this be your New Year's resolution and
Consult Our Optometrist.
WILD. C. IfFEraiBIEKiriER
r 14 So. Palafox St.
Don't let January' 1st catch you without the proper
transfer files for your records. '
. We have them on hand and can make prompt deliv
ery. Phone us your requirements. V .
MAYES PRINTING CO.
' "Everything for the Office" " . : ;
20-22 West Government St. Phone 181.
jof food but it was believed that none
j of them was in a serious condition.