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THE FigyrSACOLA JOURNAL. SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 6, 1921.
GERMANY ALREADY AFTER SEA TRADE HAMBURG. Germany, Feb. J. -Despite lack of tonnage, ehortag of coal, labor troubles and a depreciated cur rency, German shipping; interests have begun an Intensive campaign to revive pre-war sea trade. Millions of marks have already gone Into Important fthtn.hiilMinar contracts. Hugo Stlnnes, reputed to be the wealthiest man In the new republic, and a heavy shareholder in a number of shipping companies, is reported to ho attempting to extend his influence, which Is now the controlling factor in the- Herman East Africa line and the Wo?rmann line, and an important factor In the affairs or me namDurg American line. " Regular steamship services with America, South America, East Africa, Mexico. Cuba, Spain, Portugal. Aus trallla and Mediterranean and Scandi navian ports have been re-established, and the North Sea, Baltic and Rhine and lively aspect. Handicapped by shortage of ships, the Germans have turned tneir attention to the conversion of war ships to commercial usages, to con struction of motor ships out of sailing veasols. and to the study of oil fuel Ijits u Kubstltue for the more expensive coal fuel. Revival of German commerce is in dicated by tho Increased number of ships calling at .he more important 9 ports. During the first 11 months' of 1920, 4,369 vessels of a tonnage of 3,892,240 arrived at Hamburg, as com pared with 1,834 vessels, and 1,303, 629 ton In 199, and 13,875 vessels of , 13.000 428 tons in the first 11 months o; 1913. . The majority of these vessels, how ever, are iilin?j under foreign flags. i hi LONDON'. Feb. 4. Sir Alfred Booth, chairman of the CunarJ Shipping com ' puny, is of the opinion that up to a certain point Germany Is bound to .reover her shipping position. "While it Is true," he stated in an Interview here, ' that Germany has to start a?nln practically from the be riming. It Is also true that the be ginning bus already been made. . "The newly Issued German Shipping Annual tells the world that nine Ger man steamships linos are again at work plying to the two Americas and Mexico, to IndU and the Dutch Indies, n J?.-andlnav!a. Cuba and the Medl t.'rr;inc,ii, the- Baltic, even to Antwerp Hid to .Kngland. "The rumor, that a further, 200,000 torn of shipping Is soon to go to Ger many may bo but a rumor," added Sir Arthur. Cortal ily, It Is partly by blending char' red foreign .steamers with the hnndful thut was left them under the Verttiil'es treaty, partly by an alliance between Germans with expc-lence and no ships and Americans with ships ard no experience, Germany Is prepar-!- ? to return to hev o'.d -place in the h U I .... I n 1 .. Ci l,iIMI Will III. FUr Arthur Booth said that the chnn"e:i of Germany's success de-p-nducl on whether those who held the fle'd now made the most of their op pOtu'iitles. BASKETBALL WAS PURE INVENTION Dr. Naismith, Its Originator, Has Just Bean Honored for His Work. (By AMociatsd Pratt) LAWRICNCK. Kan., Feb. 4. The! honor pald'to Dr. James A. Naismith hy the National Intercollegiate Athlet lc association of America life mem bership on the basketball rules com mittee come to him thirty years af tcr he invented the game of basket- tail. Dr. Nalsniith is head of the do partment of physical education at the University of Kansas. Basket ball was the result of a de liberate attempt to evolve a game suitable for men to play indoors. In 1S91 Dr. Naismith was in charge of a gymnasium class at the Springfield, Mass., V. M. C. A., then an instructor eollego for athletes and association men. The men trolled in the class were football, baseball and track ath letes and became weary of the inside work, consisting of boxing, wrestling and swimming. x At a meeting of the Y. M. C. A. in structors someone suggested that in vention la merely the use of things at hand. Dr. Naismith remarked that in vention of a new game was possible. He concentradted for we'eks on this idea. Football, lacrosse, hockey, soccer and other games tho doctor concluded, were too rough to be played Indoors. Ho decided to work out his new game with Rugby as a basis, eliminating the features which made it extremely rough. Tackling and kicking, he found on analysis, were at the root of the evil. Ho eliminated tackling by. allow ing the player to run when he does not havo the ball, and by having the hnll passed with hands only he does away Vlth kicking. When the question goals came uK Dr. Naismith he must have recep tacles in which to throw the ball. This idea was borrowed from the old game of "Duck on the Rock." The up right type of goal obviously could not be used, nor any goal which would al. low tho game to become strenuous by permitting excessive force in scoring. The superintendent of grounds was asked to furnish two boxes, eighteen Inches square. uut these were not available Just then and two peach baskets were offered. Dr. Naismith took these and hung one at each end of tho court .using the gallery for support. Since the height of tho gal lery happened to be ten feet, that Is the present height of th goal. Lacrosse furnished the plan for ar ranging the men on the court. The inventor decided to have the' game started by throwing up the ball and having one man from each side jUmn up at it. The team consisted of nine CORN KING OP KENTUCKY I- 1 If if m. m o -v 4- -V i i"'- Vv- - i-' .V. - K- .y -.. . .....-.. -,v. v; k- , .. K.w..w.'v.-0& . -yf Champion Tells How to Grow Corn MT. VERNON, Ky.. Fob. 5. One hundred and twenty-five bushels of corn an aero is the goal this year of Everett Reynolds, the. corn king of Kentucky. Everett is 16 and he won his title of the champion orn grower of the state last year by raising 105 1-2 bush els of corn on an acre. Farmers had thought 40 to 50 bush els an acre was the most that couldi be procured. "Knowledge" with that one word Everett explains his success. He performed his record feat on an acre of land on Renfroe creek, in Rock Castle county, which nil the old-timers said was pioor farming land. Gets Expert Advice. "I consulted the county agricultural agent," he says, "and learned from him something about the science of corn raising-. Then I went ahead. "The federal and state agricultural department have made some wonder ful discoveries. If the farmers would study them, they would bo able to double or triple their crops. "Most farmers work hard, but get partial success. That's because they haven't learned the" new methods. "They should take advantage of tho millions of dollars worth of informa tion collected by the government. Study the government bulletins. Get the help of the county agricultural agent. Making Corn Grow. "Now, here's my system of raising corn, as I learned It from Robert F. men at first. The" number was reduced to seven and later to five, as the skill of the men developed. Dr. Naismith was born in Canada. He Is a graduate of McGill university and also of the Gross Medical school. He came to the University of Kansas as associate professor of physical ed ucation in 1898, becoming a full pro fessor in 1908. During the war he served with the Y. M. C. A. in France as director of social hygiene for the American expeditionary force. NEW UNIVERSITY FOR HONOLULU (By Associated Press) HONOLULU, T. II., Feb. 5. Appli cation for a charter for a TaniPacific university, whose "classrooms" will be the sugar and pineapple fields and other centers of industry throughout the islands, has been approved by the territorial attorney general and pass ed io Governor Charles J. McCarthy for his signature. Alexander Hume Ford, secretary of the Pan-Paciflo un ion, with headquarters in Honolulu, and some of tho leading men of the territory are among the incorporators. Work will be begun, according to the charter, in the labor camps on all islands ,of the grounv Its Instructors will be sent to the students Instead of waiting for the students to come to them. W 1 I E I I rk n mm mm U M M U VI Unless you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you are not getting genuine Aspirin prescribed by physicians for 21 years, and proved safe by millions.Say "Bayer"! SAFETY FIRST! Accept only an "unbroken package" of genuine "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin," which contains proper direc tions for Headache, Earache, Toothache, Neuralgia, Colds, Rheu matism, Neuritis, Lumbago, and pain generally. Strictly American 1 Ilandy tin boxes of 12 tablets cost but a few cents Larger packages Xpitln la tb trad mark ot Bayer Manufacture of Monoacetlcacldeater of Sallcyllcacia J ' 'X' ' "! Spence, the Rock Castle county farm agent: "Prepare the land In the usual way by plowing and harrowing it. "Spread 16 pter cent acid' phosphate when you plant fhe grain. I used about 200 pouiids to one acre. It cost about $6. "Plant the rows about 3 1-2 feet apart. Allow sjvice of abo.it' 18 inches between each group of stnlks. "As the stalks break through the ground pull out ti e smaller ones, leav ing the strongest and best one stand ing. "Then plow between the furrows. Plow again when fhe corn is about Knee high and once more when it's about waist high. The Last Plowing. "Then let it grow until it is about ready to mature; then give it the last plowing. This is the most important Plowing of all. Just somtch the ground. Dont go more than three inches deep; then you don't break the root's and stunt the yield. "Most farmers plow; deep tlie last time, break the roots and then wonder why their yield. Is stunted. All the plowing is supposed to do is to bring the moisture to the surface. Just 'scratching the ground will do this. "Then all that remains is' to sit back and wait until harvest." Everett figures it cost him 60 cents a bushel to grow his corn, including a reasonable figure for his own labor atod that of a younger brother, who helped him plow it once." WHEN MEALS - HIT BACK 'Tape's Diapepsin" instant ly Ends Indigestion, Sour ness, Stomach Acidity. & Are lumps of undigested food caus ing you pain? Is your stomach acid, gassy, sour, or have you flatulence, heartburn? Then take Pape's Diapep sin. Just as soon &s you eat a tablet or two of Pape's Diapensln all that dys pepsia, indigestion and stomach dis tress caused by acidity ends. These pleasant, harmless -tablets of Pape's Diapepsin never fail to make sick, up set stomachs feel fine at once, and they cost very little r.t drug etores. The average college girl of today is an inch taller than the college girl of 1860, say scientists. The lord of the manor at Adlingtoh pays the king of England a yearly rent of a bowl of porridge. 's'r : fr?lF!1fmn m mm n I 1 1911 01 UUUUuUU BASEBALL CONTINUES TO SHOW GROWTH IN INTEREST IN AMERICA Sports Writers Everywhere Report That 1921 Promises to Be Banner Year. NEW YORK, Feb. 5. BasebalU throughout the country during the 1921 season promises to show contin ued growth in popularity, which has been a consistent feature of the na tional game since the close 'of the world war. Last season new attend ance records were made in tht J and minor leagues and unofficially it v ax cam uiab irerci in. it3 IHSlOrjr IlciS i the .game enjoyed such a prosperous season generally.. Off season indica tions are that the records of 1920 will be surpassed next summer. This leads to the question: "Where will the club owners put the fans who de sire to see the games If baseball con tinues to grow in popular favor?" There are some sizeable baseball perks in the country, the largest of Which is Braves field at Boston with a Beating capacity of 47,800. Miost of the parks are sufficiently large to ac commodate the crowds that ordinarily attend the games, but in every base bill city there are occasions during the season, especially on holidays and In the cases of important series, when the largest of parks are inadequate to accommodate those who desire to pass through the turnstiles. Large and numerous as are the baseball parks throughout the coun try in cities represented by profes sional teams, it will surprise a major ity of the fans to learn that the total seating capacity of all the parks of major and minor leagues of impor tance is less than one per cent of the total population of ihe country, 105, 683,108, aa shown by the 1920 census. The seating capacity of the parks in the major leagues and the principal minor leagues ' totalis approximately 961,000, which with some minor leagues whose statistics are noi avail able, probably would bring the total seating capacity of all league parks in the country up to a round million. The apparent congestion of seating capacity i9 more acute in the two ma jor leagues than it is In the minors. The cities represented in the Nation-, f BANKRUP Commencing Tomorrow, 1 The entire stocks of the three above stores, consisting of Ladies Misses' and Chil dren's Ready-to-Wear, Shoes, Hats, Dry Goods, Notions and Hosiery, Men's and Boys' Clothing, Shoes and Furnishings; Trunks, Suit Cases, Traveling Bags and other articles of merchandise, MUST BE SOLD in the quickest possible time. A SALE OF SUCH MAGNITUDE BOTH IN VARIETY AND VALUE AS WILL CREATE THE GREATEST SENSATION IN YEARS! It presents a most wonderful opportunity to the people of Pensacola and West Florida to buy their needs at the GREATEST SAVINGS EVER KNOWN. An event that is not an every-day charice. So come tomorrow to either of the three stores, or to all of them, and supply your needs for now and future time. J. H. CROSS, Gen. al League have a total population of 12,655,308 and the baseball parks in those cities have a total seating ca pacity of about 199,000. This means that there are seats in all National League parks for only 1.6 per cent, of tho population and it would mean that if all the people of those cities took the notion to attend the games on some holiday about 60 persons would be scrambling for possession of each seat. As regards the proportion of seats to population the situation in the American League is virtually the same as in the senior major league. The cities in the circuit headed by Ban Johnson boast of a total population of 13.594,014 persons, while the" clubs in the American League havo provided seats for close to 215,000". Here the percentage of accommodations for tho population is about 1.6, the same as in the National League, but reduced to actual figures it means one seat for each 63 persons. Conditions are a trifle better in tho three Class AA leagues, tho seating capacity of which is between J:hree and four per cent of the population. Tho American association with a popula tion of 2,423,000 in its eight cities can seat 94,500; the New International League with a total population of 2, 879,000 has eeatis for 70,400 and the Pacific Coast League with 2,100,000 population has provided 92.400 seats. Tho club with a par'-'ilarly attrac tive star,, such as Bab Ruth was to the New York' Yankees last season, finds it difficult many times during the season to take care of those who are anxious to contribute to tho fi nancial success of the club. There were several Saturdays' and Sundays" last season when the Yankees were playing on the Polo grounds and when it was necessary to close the gates long before the game started, thus turning away thousands of disappoint ed fans. The problem of seating capacity is on that is likely to remain with the club owners for all time. In most of the parks that are now established it( is quite impossible to "increase the G. S. vnm tt? e THE SAVING STORE MjjjJllrf 38 SOUTH PALAFOX ' THE EAGLE DRY GOODS CO. 106 EAST WRIGHT felo Manager. THE SNEEZING CLOSET Iff- in - " $ Arty v' I j I $M& - j P , vs;spi 1 1 -s a,s n5v- h t . - - tS I ? fi ; ; 7 J m y " " sr 1 51 .jT J Wellesley College has installed 'em. Officially ! known as "coryza closets." When girl students feel Bneezes coming on, or think they're catching cold, they rush for the "coryza closets," shut themselves in and inhale soothing and healing fumes. seating capacity because of the lack of space and with the steady growth of American cities club owners find it Impossible to select sites for new parka within distance that fans are willing to travel to witness games. j B. DRY GOODS CO. 305 SOUTH PALAFOX onday, McAllister COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO MEET TUESDAY The board of county commissioners will meet in .regular session at the court house Tuesday morning at 9:30 o'clock. tt WESTVILLE 8 The Graves Baptist association held their Bth Sunday meeting with the "Wiestville church. Rev. Glaze of Chip ley, filled the pulpit both morning and evening oh Sunday preached two In teresting sermons. Rev. Austin of DeFuniak, preached on Saturday and talks by several oth ers. Dr. W. J. Lee, of Las Vegas, New Mexico, but formally of this place, was shaking hands -with old friends Mon day, enroute to Panama City, and other points on the bay. Mrs. Grady Fulmer, little daughter, Meleska, and sister, Miss Grace Sternburg of Ponce De Leon, spent Friday with Mrs. C D. Frink. Mr. Alfred Flournoy of Tulsa, Okla., came in Wednesday night for a visit to his parents, Mr. ar.d Mrs. J. F. Flournoy. Misses Mamie Brown and Alma Moore spent the week-end in town with home folks, returning to their school at Orestview Sunday night. Prof. P. G. Adams of Crestview, spent the week-end in town with hi3 mother. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Flournoy and son, John, Jr., spent the week?end in DeFuniak Springs with relatives. Mrs. E. F. Hayes, of Milton, is vis iting her brother, II. L. Gomlllion. C. S. Matthews spent two days In Millville first ot the week. . Mr. and Mrs. C. D.. Frink, spent Sundav in Bonifay. PS E-A-T : AT ANOELO'S RECEIVER, 2 Feb. 7