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THE PENS ACOLiA JOURNAL; SUNDAY MORNING, MARCH 6, 1921. SUNDAY DAILY: " WEEKLY ' Journal Publishing Company LOIS K. MAYES, - President and General Manager V HOWARD LEE MAYES, 1 - - Secretary and Treasurer OROVER C BALDWIN, - Managing Editor Published from 1899 to 1M3 Under the Editorship and Management of CoL Frank L. Mayes. MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS Andlt Bureau or Circulation. American Newspaper Publishers' Association. Flurida- Prwa Association. Southern Newspaper Publishers Association. TO ADVERTISERS ' In case of errors or ommlsslons In legal or other advertisements the publisher does not hold himself liable for damage further than the amount received for such advertisements. . ' SUBSCRIPTION RATES On Weak, Dally and Sunday I ! One Month, Daily and Sunday .SS 1.60 7.50 . 1.6 1 different sections. Illustrated with many photographs." LAW ENFORCEMENT. After many months in which the shinny makers appeared to be having their own way, a move to enforce the law is now being: made. Prlubition Enforcement Agen Tarrants, work ing in the closest co-operation with the sheriffs office,' has made success ful raids almost daily for many weeks, with the result that the district court has been in almost' constant serslon. The combination appears to be an ef fective one and, if continued,, will go far toward stamping out the' illicit liquor business. Three Months, Dally and Sunday . One Tear, Dally and Sunday (In advance) lunday . Only, One Tear The Weekly Journal, One Tear .......... All subscriptions are payable in advance. Tiie Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news credited to It or not otherwise credited In this paper and also to the local news published. Entered as second class matter at the postofflce In Pensacola, Fla, un ' der ct of Congress, March 3,' 1879. ; Advertising Rates Furnished on Application. , JOURNAL PUBLISHING COMPANY, Pensacola. Florida. Washington Bureau : Geo. H. Manning, Manager, Washington, D. a Represented in the General Advertising Field by CONE, IIUNTQN & WOODMAN, Inc. New York, Chicago, Detroit, Kansas City, Atlanta. Oflco: Journal Building, Corner Intendencla and DeLuna. TtLbKMontsi irnn ccrc Advcrtls- r Editorial JLUUV iVt'MvS?' In Business. 48 Rooms 38 'In the city it looks like a good campa.'gn and a bum election. Harding is now in Washington. We wonder if "his pre-inaugural tour will satisfy his wanderlust. Probably the republicans were saving- money on the inaugural in order to pay off their election liabilities. Apparently, the onus Is still left in bonus. , Bob Dalton says he'll build a tourist hotel. Well, that's Just another way to engage in the hold-up business. - Germanv denies resposibility for the war. We expect some Hun relchstag candidate to lay it on the democratic party. I . ; 0 - , Mr. Wilson will become a lawer, 'tis said. In other words, he must recoup his damaged fortunes. Employees of the A., B. & A. stage a walk-out because of a cut in wages. Lack of supplies along the line will now cause a boost in prle"""-- Harding's cabinet was announced In The Journal on February 23. Just nine days lead on MI other news gathering Association is what the Associated Press accomplished. HARDING'S SPEECH. Not a great public document, per haps, will be the verdict of America concerning the president's inaugural addreas, but surely the entire nation will see In it a message of optim'sm in the midst of obstacles. Endowed with a high courage, a faith in the justice of his principles, belief in the perpetual strength of his country, President Harding declared in his in augural address for a benediction of understanding, not for the people of the United States alone, but for the whole world: "Mankind sees, a world-wide benediction of understanding. It is needed among "individuals, among peoples, among" govern ments, and it will inaugurate an" era of good feeling to mark -the birth of a new order, in such un derstanding me will strive.confl dently for the promotion of their better relationships and nations, will promote the comities so es sential to peace." Turning from the international problems to the questions of domestic tranquility, he says: . mrmrrrtris the goal of our national endeavor. Wealth is V1CKSBURG PARK. ' The war department has authorized the creation at Vicksburg, Miss., of a national park and a commission has been appointed to carry out the plans of the department. At the cost of the park funds a portrait bust of Major General W. W. Loring has been placed In the park by the war department. But this is not enough. This is, in deed, an opportunity to honor the memory of Florida soldiers who took part in the campaign and defense of Vicksburg. The Florida legislature should adequately provide for a fitting monument to their devotion, patriot ism and faithful service. PRESS COMMENT Liquorites See the End. Even the pro-liquor newspapers are beginning to acknowledge that prohi bition is going to prohibit. One paper that railed and stormed against the adoption of prohibition amendment, running the scale of "liquorites," "ar gymints," from "state's rights" to "personal liberty," soberly announces that in ten years' time the present stocks of liquor will be gone, and mournfully predicts, that even' beforef ing of dangers of attack It i3 satia. The Biflgest Navy Afloat. We are much pleased that Mr-j Harding, who is soon to become presi-! dent, and Mr. Denby,, who is soon to! become secretary of the navy, have both declared in favor a navy for the United States second to none. We are not In favor of such a navy because the incoming administration is in fa vor of it, nor yet because the outgoing administration is in favor of it. We have long advocated it, under existing condition, regardless of the opinion of anyone else, It. is not Improbable that now that the republican administration has de clared for the building of the strongest navy afloat a number of democrats will oppose it. It Is quite probable, be cause of the fact that there is no pos sibility of estimating the folly to whicte the men may sometimes go. As a party measure this is not republican. If any party is to have credit for it the credit would belong to the demo cratic party, for Secretary Daniels has been advocating the very policy that his successor proposes to carry out. We do not remember that President Wilson has personally taken any posi tion on this matter, but it goes witn out saying that he is in agreement with his secretary of the navy. The building of a strong navy is one policy of the Wilson administration that the Harding administration endorses and will carry out. So it would be unutter ably foolish for a democrat to oppose it on party grounds. The Panama canal and every insu lar possession held by the United States is at the mercy of the nation having the strongest navy. Fortunate ly we are in no danger now of attack by the only nation that has a stronger navy than we have because, while it could take the Panama canal and s'l our islands, we could take Canada, which is much more valuable than all our colonial possessions. But this not sufficient reason why we should continue to play second fiddle on the sea. The Times-Union is not one of the alarmists who are always dream THE GREAT AMERICAN HOME Tom Tarrants is making the shinny business a precarious occupation. Long and Block are responsible for the Porter wreck. Apparently Long took a long chance In going through the block. Milton high debaters hold that or ganised labor, as at present constituted is a menace to society. When the de baters get a little older and go to work for a living they may change tholr minds. Harding has many pressing ques tions to settle. Wo hope his luck will hofd. Octapon soap Is now 4 1-2 cents a bar. Clean-up season has failed to ereato the usual demand, it would seem. Roast beef at 20 cents a pound looks like tha good old days when the mer chant "threw In" a piece of liver for jrood measure. o Over an area of only 36 square miles the Island of Ukara, In Lake Victoria, Nyanza, Africa, has a population of 19.000. FLORIDA. (Tune Maryland.) Oh! lovely land of aunny skies, Florida, my Florida. My praise of thee shall ever rise, Florida, mv Florida. No wintry storms 'ere rule o'er thee. The land which lies 'twlxt gulf and sea Forever fanned by breezes fr.ee, Florida, my Florida. A thousand lakes reflect thy skies, Florida, my Florida. Hera many a fairy prospect lies, Florida, my Florida. Thy groves a perfume fling the breeze, Thy flowers a fortune- give the bes, Thy forests yield the giant trees, Florida, my Florida. Twaa thou the Spaniards try to tame, Florida, my Florida. And gare to thee thy lovely name, Florida, my Florida. Bat riot for him thy. weddod hand, Thou fairest of Columbia's baud. . -Beneath the starry flag we stand, .: Florlda, my Florida. Borne boast the Joys of winter tlmo, Florida, my Florida. Or seek the rugged mountain clime, Florida, my Florida.. But 'monr the woods and orango groves. Rich fields bp neath blue skies above, Here would I ever live and love, ' j Florida, my Florida. not Inimical to welfare; it ought to be its friendliest agency. "Tttere Is no short gut to the making of these ideals into glad realities. The world has witnessed again and again,- the futility and mischief of ill-considered remedies for social and economic disorders. But we are mindful today as never before of the friction of modern -industrialism and we must learn its causes and reduce its evil con sequences by sober and tested methods. Where genius has made for great possibilities justice and happiness must be reflected In a greater common welfare. "Service is the supreme commit ment of life. I would rejoice to acclaim the era of the golden rule and crown it with the autocracy of service. I ploIgo an administra tion wherein all the agencies of government are called to serve, and . ever promote an understanding of government purely es an expres sion of popular will." For four months the nation has waited for the inauguration of Presi dent Harding. Business has waited for him to speak. Labor has looked for ward to his administration. All classes of Americans have listened for him to pronounce a policy of conservative en deavor leading to domestic peace. The task is a great one, and it will re quire the earnest co-operation of alt, President Harding must bear a great and troublesome burden and he cannot hope to reach the goal of pros perity and happiness unless he is aided by every American citizen. This Is no time for quibbling over politics and parties, but rather it is the duty of every man and woman to lend to the president earnest support In bring ing the nation back to peace and pros perity. . The president's message indicates an earnest and honest intention on his part to lead the nation in the ways of honor and Justice, in the paths of pros perity and good fortune, in the broad highways of generous fellowship with all men and all nations, In so far as that may be done without sacrificing national honor and opportunity on the altar of mistaken zeal for an elusive world peace. that time the adulteration of the good stuff will have become so obnoxious that bootleggers will have to go out business for a very lack of patronage. Here in Miami where prohibition voted for by the home people had done wonders to tid the country of undesir ables long before the federal amend ment was adopted the national prohi bition law has been detrimental. Being so close to Blmlni and Nassau and having a coast that admits of easy smuggling, 'South Florida has become the port-ofentry for enormous quan tities of liqftor. Miami and Dade coun ty and Broward county and Palm Beach county, on far up the East Coast, voted out the liquor traffic years ago, but they are. now at the mercy of booze runners that the fed eral authorities apparently are .una ble to stop. Uncle Sam with all his boasted power cannot protect the peo ple of Florida against a traffic- that they outlawed and eliminated before it became a question of federal authority. But the liquor paper is right in its prediction of a natural death for tve liquor traffic. The old rummies are dy ing off, the old' Hquor . cannot last rreh TnogeT7"and few new rummies are being created and no liquor in this country is lawfully being made. Occa sionally a bootlegger fills old whiskey bottles with Vood alcohol and some more removals are hastened. Often the stuff in the bottles is sickening enough to. cause a complete antipathy for the brand under which it was sold. And ev ery day brings hope of better enforce ment of the prohibition laws and cleaner courts for the handling men caught in this particularly obnoxious traffic. It will take less than ten years, we believe, to bring an end to the liquor in the United States. In places re mote from the coast and from the Canadian and Mexican border, . it ;4s already well under control. Miami has a loaal problem to deal with in pro tecting itself against the last stand of the liquor traffickers. Miami Me tropolis. HAWKINS ON BEEKEEPING. Kennith Hawkins, formerly mana ging editor of The Journal, has written ap interesting book on beekeeping in the south. The book is 'published by the American Bee Journal of Hamil ton, 111. The advance notice says: "There is a general demand for a book giving detailed information re lating to beekeeping conditions in the south. ' Kennith Hawkins ,as a bee keeping specialist for the United States department of agriculture, vis ited all of the southern states and has made a special study of the character istics of this region. This Is not a text book of beekeeping, but rather a book of information about a great region where beekeeping offers exceptional possibilities and where there is a great vastated portions variation of the climate and flora of France. St. Andrews Bay News. Progress of St. Andrews. Those who have been investigating the charge made by the A. & St. A. B. Rwy. in Its effort to abandon the rail way into this city, that there was "no increase in business year after year, and no prospect of any, have been sur prised at what the figures really dis close In the way of steady and in creasing prosperity. There is not an item In the way of railway business but- shows an in crease, while the business done by the bank, an infallible barometer of a city's business, shows a gain of 196.2 per cent in the last five years, these being the years under review by th railroad company. This is an average of 65.4 per cent per year. Our principal traffic Is the fish business, which has increased to a re markable extent. The figures returned by the express company show that St, Andrews furnishes 33 per cent of all the express business done on the A. & St. A. B. R. R. This business has in creased at this point 84 per cent dur ing the past five years. The railroad company declares that this business is irregular and unprofitable. " A busf ness that furnishes the raftread one third of all its express traffic, a high class rated commodity, with all costs of handling, payment of Josses, etc., cared for by the express company, does not appeal to business men t be un profitable. This tusiness has. been created and developed through the building of the rauroaa into mis city, citizens who have resided here but a few years can remember when this fish business con sisted of what was taken from here In wagons to points in Alabama, a very small percentage of what is now moved out of here daily by the railroad. This large and increasing business the A. & St. A. B. R R. Company proposes to. drive away from St. An drews Fay to some city where rail way facilities could be procured. Without such facilities- here, the dus lness could not be carried on, and the forced removal of it would equal in brutality the destruction by the Huns of the cities and business of the 2e- of Belgium and fied that the combined world could not cross the ocean and conquer this country, but the question would be settled even with the most timid if we had a navy that would make it obviously Impossible for an enemy to cros the ocean. We would not need to bother about an army except a very small one. No- enemy could possibly reach us, and we could reach any en; emy that tested our power." If the free dom of the seas were conceded we would not need so great naval prepar ation but as long as this is not con ceded this country should insist that if the ocean Is to have a master it will take the job. Times-Union. The Half-Inclinations In New Administrations. Mr. Ha. ding, in his daily conference with correspondents, Tuesday, stated that he Is "half-inclined" to adopt Mr. Wilson's plan of addressing congress in person instead of having presiden tial messages read before that body. On first thought there is nothing par ticularly significant in this, for the emphasis added by personal contact cannot be disputed, and the practice of speaking "in person appeals to the American Idea of statemanship and it is certain that the president-elect will not be the object of criticism because of his half-inclination. Half-Inclinations are going to play a leading part in the. new administra tion. It will be interesting for the pub lic to wateir these semi-ideas materi alize and in the long run turn out to be the completion of democratic plans! their, own brain children, and demo crats will register no objections, since conduct of , the government affairs will require rare judgment and discretion, and if these qualities prove to be' characteristic of the new administra tion, Mr; Harding and his associates will be "half-inclined" to adppt MY Wilson's policies, and those of his as-' sociates, as they progress in their ac tivities. But the element of humor -Is to be found in the fact that the leaders of the republican party deliberately cre ated the Impression that everything democratic would be thrown overboard If they were placed In power, and now finding themselves at the helm, these same leaders are "half-inclined" to follow out many of the policies of gov ernment inauguated by the passing ad ministration. The republicans severely criticised Josephus Daniels for his ex tensive naval program, yet Mr. Denby, the new secretary of the navy, an nounces that we must have a navy "second to none in the world." So it will be in many other things. Officials of the new administration will find a great solution of the most important problems confronting them by obeying the impulse of "half-incll nations, the most of which can be termed "reflected impression's." The public Is' half-inclined to forget, - but it will be highly interesting to keep up with the old administration policies that are carried over into- the new ad ministration. Florida Metropolis.- (HO LETS. SE v I J ( I'VE. GOT TO CUT jTfViAWClXl AMOX WMV FEED V&IJ THIS Five vws! J A MVSELF ar. VECY j C'F'VC'"" Y Me WW! 7esARMx)CA ACCEPT AM IWVJTATIOM TO STAN FOR DWMEfc- sorrows small, but the sorrow of a small boy who hath desired to see the fire engine and hath not seen it is the sorrow of calamity. And the little lad cried sore, saying, I want to see the fire engine. And I said, Come with me, for we shall surely see the fire engine. And as we started there, came a man to see me, but I said, Tarry thou till' I return, or come again another day, for I am busy. And we went into the engine house. And I spake unto the chief, and I sa luted him, and he saluted me. And I said, We desire to see the fire engine. And the chief took the little lad and set him on high, so that he sat far up on the seat behind the steering wheel. And the chief gave him the bell rope, and the little lad pulled the rope so that the bell rang. . And we saw the ladders and the truck, and the chemical engine, and the whole business. And certain of the firemen ascended the stairs, and slid down the brass ptole that he might see how they de scended when there was a fire. And the littlevlad had the time of his life. . ' Moreover, I had a pretty tolerably good time myself. For I am not too old to remember when I chased the fire engine. So the little lad and I we came again, and I left him with Keturah.and with his mother, the daughter of Keturth, And they said. Have ydu two small boys seen the fire engine? And we answered and said. We have seen It. And my grandson toldr about the high seat and the bell and the' brass pole and the chief, Nov It brain. It's from the Map. The May says go straight through the Cave of Gems to Capricorn, where the cave ends. After that there will be no more trouble. The Magic Green Shoes will take you children safely to the South Pole and the Cave of Snitcher-Snatch. The toys are in the large cupbward at the left side of the fireplace. The Golden Key will unlock it." REVELATIONS OF A WIFE BY ADELE GARRISON. Between Two Fires. I hoped that my mother-in-law would not notice my evasion, but she was too quick for me. "You may not know him, but have you ever seen him before?" she asked, shrewdly. "Really, mother," Dicky Interspose3, his face darkening, "you're going a lit tle too far with that catechism. Madge says she doesn't know the man, that settles it. By the way, Madge, is he annoying you? If he is, I can settle him In about two seconds." "Oh, no," I said nervously, "I don't think the man's really looking at me at all; he's simply gazing out into space, thinking, and happens to be fac ing this way. It would be supremely ridiculous to call him to account for it." My mother-in-law snorted, but made i no further comment, evidently el- came to pass that night I lenced by Dicky's reproof. whenI said my prayers, that I spake j I may have imagined it, but it seem ed to me mat uicny looitea at me a little curiously when I protested my belief that the man was simply ab- unto Keturah, saying. Some good things have I done this day, and some it may be not so-frood. But one mighty good deed have I done : I let my work go" hang for an hour while I went with the lad to see the fire engine. For he who doeth a kind deed unto a little child, doeth it for all the long years that lie ahead of that young life. Wherefore do I say unto all men. Skimp not thy deeds of kindness to any sort of man or woman, but the good deed that lasteth longest is that which thus shalt do unto a little child sorbed in thought and not looking at me at all. But I had no time to speculate on his thoughts. I knew that if I kept my mother-in-law silenced and Dicky ; from growing suspicious of the real state of affairs I should have to mask my very real nervousness and concern over the stranger's scrutiny, so I ad dressed myself seriously to the task And moreover, it is an whole lot ofljn& RQ fagt that neUher Dicky nor hi8 WILLIAM E. BARTON. mother would have time to think , 1 again of the stranger whose gaze I felt, even with my back turned toward mine, and I knew that for once at least we were of one mind, and that mind full of pride in the man so dear to us both. He was easily the most distin guished figure at the table full of men who greeted him so joyously. I knew that his mother noted with mo how cordial was the welcome earh man : gnve Dicky, how they all seemed to ' defer to him and hang upon his words, j Then across my vision came a pic-; ture most terrifying to me. It was jm f if my mother-in-law and I were spec tators of a scries of motion picture films. Toward the table where Dicky stood surrounded by his friends, there sauntered the mysterious stranger, who had attracted my mother-in-law's attention by his scrutiny of me. But he was no stranger to th I mptt ( surrounding Dicky. Most of them greet ed him warmly. Of course, I was toJ far away to hear what was said, bu4 I saw the pantomime in which he re4 quested an introduction to Dicky one of his friends. Then I saw the stranger meet Dicky and engage him In earnest conversa tion. I did not dare to look at my mother-in-law. I knew she was gaz ing in open-mouthed wonder at he? son, but I hoped she did not know the queer mixture of terror and interest with which I watched the picture at the other table. For It was no surprise to me when a few minutes later Dicky came back toward our table. With him, talking earnestly, as if he had been a child hood friend, walked the mysterious stranger. I told myself that I had known it would be so from the first. From the moment I had first seen this, man's haunting eyes gazing at me in the reception room of the Sy denham I had felt that a meeting with him was inevitable. How or where he would touch my life I did not know, but that he was destined to wield somo influence, sinister or favorable over me, I was sure, and I trembled with vague terror as I saw him drawing near. The largest quill toothpick factory in the worw, Is near Paris, where 30, 000,000 quills are produced annually. ri in f my my THE FIRE ENGINE My little grandson came into house, and he was sobbing. And I inquired, saying, Why is little lad grieved? And he burst into piteous Lamen tation, and'he cried, I want to see the fire engine. ' - And his mother spake, saying. We came past the engine house, and the firemen were washing the engine. And he desired to tarry, but I said, We will stop as we return from the post office. And behold, when we re turned, the firemen had taken the en gine inside, so- that we saw it no moj-e. Now, there are sorrows great and ADVENTURES OF THE TWINS BY OLIVE ROBERTS BARTON The Goat looked down in confusion when Mr. Bobadil, the clown, told Nancy and Nick that he had eaten their precious Map. "When did you do it?" asked Nick severely. "Why did you do it?" asked Nancy T did it when you turned your back to crawl out of the cave," confessed the Goat. "And I did it for two rea sons. First, because I was starved for a bite of paper. Second, because I had promised Snitcher-Snatch to help him The fact is, I have to help him wheth er I wish to or not, as I am enchanted." "Surely not now," Nick reminded the Goat. "You are standing on the Equator." ' The goat looKea amazed. " hy. so I am! I never thought of that! Do you s'pose I'll blow up, too like the frog?" "No, of course not," put in the clown. "You were always a goat, weren't you?" "Yes," nodded the goat. "Except when I was a kid." -"That doesn't count," said the clown. "You're safe enough. But the spell Js broken and you need not serve the wicked fairy any longer. But how about the Map? These twins will need it to- show them the rest of the way to the South Pole. You're a nice one!" "Nice one yourself," retorted the goat. "Dear knows you have caused them enough trouble, but hark! My stomach is sending: a message to my him. I chatted about everything and about nothing, plied Mother Graham with questions as to the hotels and restaur- ants in the city where she bad former- j ly lived, quizzed Dicky as to the names ; and idosyncracies of the men and wo men to Whom he nodded, and generally acted the part of a rattle-brained wo man enjoying to the full her evening's pleasure. In the midst of my chatter my mother-in-law interrupted me. "1'our mysterious admirer has gone, ' she said, caustically. Tm sure fce he must think he knows you, Mar garet, for he kept looking back ns he went away, as if hoping you would look around." "Perhaps he mistakes me for some one, or sees a resemblance to some one he has known," I said lightly, and then turned the talk again in another channel. When we were dallying with the cu riously moulded ices which Dicky had ordered for dessert I saw his eyes light up as he caught sight of someone he evidently knew. "Pardon me just a minute, will you." he said, turning to his mother and me, apologetically, "I see Bob Simmons over there with a bunch of fellows. Haven't seen him In a coon's age. He's been over across the pond In the big mixup. Didn't know he was back. I don't want any more of this ice, any way, and when the waiter comes order cheese, coffee and a cordial for us all." He was gone In another Instant, making his way witfiMhe swift debo nair grace wihch is always a part of Diekv. to the group or men at a ta ble far from ours., who welcomed him Joyously. My motfcer-m-iaw s eyes followed i VIEWS OF JOURNAL READERS The Journal is glad to' print J short communtcationa from read- on any topic of interest. era Letters should be typewritten If possible, and double spaced. Editor Journal: ' -Dear Sir: I have read the article on prices lri Pensacola by H. M. B., and beg you to print this reply. In the first place, he is not a tourist, as his letter would Indicate. He i3 from New Jersey, and worked three or more years at the shipyards. When work became scarc3 here he returned -to his native state (where he claimed everything good could be bad) to seek employment. Af ter several months of unsuccessful search in that particular geographical spot, where all things are perfect and not a single inflated price, he returned to Pensacola, where he informed tne writer that, as he could not gt work there he could live here cheaper with out work than. with. work there. I have been In this city four years, have been In New Jersey, and knfw conditions in both states. '.J I have found the merchants here fair and their prices no higher than In other cities. As I have said, I am acquainted with II. B. B., and the only thing I have not heard him find fault with is the "reds" that are in our country., Pensacola Is always glad to have new citizens, but from my personal knowledge I don't think H. B. M. suits . Pensacola. A Citizen and Journal Reader. J. R.B.