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THIRTEENTH SEASON NO. 107,
DAYTONA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, APRIL 6, 1917.
15 CENTS A WEEK, DELIVERED
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Woman Member of Congress Sobs as the
House Passed War Measure by Vote of 373 to 50 on
ggivg. War Machinery oi American Government
Good Friday Morning
WASHINGTON, April 6. War between the United States and Germany
becomes an actuality today, Immediately President Wilson signs the war
rewlution, which the House of Representatives adopted by a vote of 373 to 50
ihortly after 3:00 o'clock this, Good Friday, morning.
This action set in motion the government's newly planned machinery
for mustering the military, naval and economic forces into an aggressive
ar against Germany.
, The resolution passed the House in the same form as adopted by t!ie
Senate, and directs the President to employ all the resources of the United
States to carry the war to a successful conclusion.
The final acton uf the House came after 17 hours' debate. Speaker
Clark signed the measure Immediately and after Vice-President Marshall
l:jns It the resolution will go to the President.
Thirty-two Republicans, sixteen Democrats and one Socialist voted
sjalnstthe resolution. Jeanette Rankin, of Montana, the only woman repre
tentative, sotbed and said, she wanted to support the country but could not
wte for war.
Democratic Leader KitchTn and many others who voted negatively
promised their unqualified support to the government There was little
acrimonious debate. The proponents of the resolution pleaded that Germany
actually warring against the United States. Opponents asserted that
Germany's Rightfulness was forced by the British blockade.
. OTHER NATIONS MAY ENTER WAR.
Today's dispatches point to the probability that other American nations
""I Join the United States in war with Germany. Brazil, according to advices
from South America, Is trembling on the brink of war. German submarines
kve sunk the Brazilian steamer Parana with the loss of three members
rt the crew. Anti-German feeling is reported intense in Rio de Janeiro.
Havana dispatches forecast Cuba's entry Into the war and the placing
'"the hands of the United States of many thousand troops.
, The French today made additional gains in the Landricourt region, cap
"8 a number of positions which the Germans occupied yesterday near
War and Prohibition is on and folks they both are"
unpleasant to think about, as the first can effect the geo
graphical center of a nation; the latter the effect is on
man's geographical center. Hard lines these.
GRUBER-MORRIS HARDWARE CO.
People Are Sure Talking About Us
Death Claims Founder
W F Cobb winter resident of Wil-in failing health for some time and it
bur-by-the-Sea. received a teleerram
yesterday stating that J. W. Wilbur
died yesterday morning at about 4:00
PRESIDENT WILSON SIGNS CONGRESSIONAL WAR RESOLUTION I
WASHINGTON. April 6. President Wilson signed the Congres- .J.
sional resolution declaring a state of war between the United States .J.
and Germany. All the naval militia and naval reserves are called
to the colors. All warships and naval stations have been notified 4.
that the President has issued a proclamation declaring a state of
war and urged American citizens to support all measures of the J.
government. It is announced that German subpects will not be dis- 4.
turbed while their conduct is lawful. In approving plans for an army JU
of a million men, the President said the world hopes when the Euro-
pean war is over arrangements will be made composing any differ- f
ences, which hitherto seemed to require the arming of nations'.
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GERMAN SHIPS ALREADY SEIZED.
NEW YORK, April 6. Port authorities have fcegun the seizure of all
the 27 German vessels inter.ned here. Press reports show that seizures
are being made at all American ports. The crews are being taken into
custody. No resistence Is reported.
GERMAN MERCHANTMEN SEIZED FOR PROTECTION.
WASHINGTON, April 6. It is officially announced that German mer
chantmen are being seized for the protection of the ships themselves and ad
joining property.. It is said the government may use the ships and pay
for them at the end of the war or may confiscate them altogether. The
first probable step will be to repair them.
ENJOYED PLEASANT CRUISE
AMONG THE FLORIDA KEYS
Km t&D? ;frs- F- W. Haskell and
tfTenJamIn' returned yesterday
or km? n from a cruise of two weeks
fcrfv. on tbe yacht Sweetheart, of
U hl Brothers' fleet, and are again
and t at the corner of Beach street
lorn?0, avenue where they are
feiM.? Ior the season In the Pope
. . "tuiB. Mr. Waslrtvll onrl familv
Ik J: m
J. W. WILBUR
Millinaire Land Owner and Founder of
Wilbur-by-the-Sea, Who Died'
in Boston Yesterday.
o'clock at his home in Brookline, Mass.
Mr. Wilbur, who had been at Wil
bur during the season in company
with members of his family, returned
north a few weeks ago. He had been
was thought best that he be at his
Mr. Wilbur's death will be learned
with regret by many friends and ac
quaintances here and elsewhere and
their sympathy will Be extended to
the members of his family in their
Mr. Wilbur, a large real estate deal
er, of Boston,-Mass., became interested
in Florida in the winter of 1911, when
he made an extensive tour of both the
east and west coasts of the state and
seeing the present site of Wilbur he
decided to develop it.
When he returned north he found
many of his friends and acquaintances
anxious to join him and build winter
homes on the site selected by him. He
therefore added to his purchases on
the peninsula and in December, 1912,
came here with some of his friends
and a party of engineers and com
menced the development of the tract
now occupied by the attractive settle
ment of Wilbur-by-the-Sea, with its
numbers of winter homes and modern
t. m. mcqueen is now
at ivy lane inn
T. M. McQueen, traveling passen
ger agent for the Nashville, Chatta
nooga & St. Louis railway, who has
been for several weeks at the Des
pland hotel in the interest of travel
northward by the Dixie Flyer Route,
will for the remainder of his stay in
Daytona be a guest at the Ivy Lane
Inn, the Despland having closed today.
LARGE EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION PROPOSED.
WASHINGTON, April 6. The appropriation of a hundred million dol
lars as an emergency war fund for use at the President's discretion was
attached by the Senate Appropriations committee to the general deficiency
2,ery enjoyable cruise " as far
tie ttorUa keys.
fey .'ft F' Dayey returned yester
C to M0ca from Hendersonville, N.
fcrs h clt he ha(i accompanied
C3iifT-ey and their daughter. Miss
tiSS?1 Davey. who will spend the
srt r. the Pleasant mountain re
tfsi 2 benefit to be derived by
4a "ciEesV Whx Is conva'escing from
Hj2gi!jjt In the News, Its so.
0n nd after Monday April
2nd. ve close our place of
bu'nen at 6:00 p. m., ex
tePt Saturdays. We need the
ard'the Picture Shows
Rd JP Money. : :
Nr jl ti TCD
MILLION DOLLARS VSIIS
Cusiness brnkiog in its broadest sense solving the financial side of commercial problems character
ize the csrvice afforded by the Merchants Bank.
DAYTONA'S BUSINESS MEN ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO FULLY UTILIZE OUR SERVICE
THE SERVICE YOU RECEIVE
and the security you enjoy at this bank are not governed by the size of your bank account. They are
the same no matter what the size of your balance.
WE PAY FOUR PER CENT ON SAVINGS
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NEXT STATE ENCAMPMENT
G. A. R. MAY COME HERE
Dr. F. IL Houghton returned yes
terday "afternoon from Kisslmmee
where he had been attending the
state G. A. R. encampment, having
gone to Kissimmee Tuesday' In com
pany with Dr. G. W. Holmes or
Sharpes, a friend of many years'
standing. Dr. Houghton says it was
a fine meeting of the veterans and
he has strong hopes of their holding
the encampment in Daytona next
year, as his proposition to this ef
fect seemed to meet with favor.
S. T. Kidder, Jr advertising man
ager for the Florida Farmer and
Stockman, of Jacksonville, is a Day
tona business visitor and was a pleas
ant caller at the News office tody.
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