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MAY 26, 1916. THE P ALA 1 k a NEWS. i'ALATKA pL PAGE NO. THREB 1e hurrying BUT SENATE LAGS Lrtant Bills Passed In House VER-HARBOR FILIBUSTER . .. . ri , iar,A CI L:i Work na wii"v. IPld W . r ... and There II i,. rtT V.III 4. Hope of Adjournment Late iii July L Early in August. i atIlaa an nnni'n if. C ; ...lministiation leaders who L for adjournment of congress late JUly Or IN'11 J " -"e"- " during tlie wsk just Led, the lower branch oiudistane- L tlle senate, wmen is mi " i" r ... f .. filibuster against the $43,- Jo.OOO rivers and harbors appropriu- Llf'teiiaeious fight against the Iers ami harbors measure wis iu nisi ,,m to wear on the patience of sen- . ntttviis who are uuahhw iu ki tw lmsiiiess, and unless a vote ireachod in n few aays mgiii ses- ....l..oll ins may ";' Sm, i,nse succeeded during the Lk in passing the flood control bill, fal credits legislation, rue comer L roiiiirt; on the array bill, one of L mnst important measures on the Linistration program; and the na- I committee concluded its worn on I navy appropriation and construc- bill. tli" second part or the na i fii-fcMise nlan. This will be L fr i.'.nrral debate soon. In feitinn the ways and means com Btee got to work on revenue prob L and tlie way is clear for the Iripletioii of revenue legislation soon tor the national political conven GIGANTIC MEMORIAL. Stone Mountain Monument Will Be World Wonder. On the side of Stone mountain the greatest and most unique monument ever undertaken in the history of the world was dedicated to tlie memory of the heroes iu gray who fought for the Confederacy In the war between the states. Fully 20,000 people went to Stone mountain to attend the dedicatory exercises, which formally launched the plan to carve into the great granite face of Stone mountain a group of heroic figures which will constitute the memorial. The memorial is to be carved into the side of the mountain under the supervision of Gutzon Borglum, the great American sculptor, and will consist of a group of equestrian fiK. ures, including Generals T.ee, .Tack son, Forrest and other great Confed erate soldiers, followed by cavalry, artillery and infantry. The figures will be thirty feet high. When completed the monument will be one of the wonders of the world and will cost about $2,0(l0,000. PEACE DEMAND GROWS. SEVERE FUNiSHMENT Momentous Upheaval Threatens Ger man Empire. Germany is preparing for a mo- Of Mrs. CHappell, of Five Yean niPllrniliJ 11inEnrnl n,,,,,,,,!!,, . I., t "l'"VM.,1( M..-.VHU1I& IU 111- BAPTIST CONVENTION. BIG LIQUOR SEIZURE. 00,000 Worth of "Booze" at Girard, Ala. Ta'.en pie of the biggest seizures of blind jpr liquor ever made occurred at ard. Ala., when special deputies Jed twelve places and confiscated aor, held in violation of the Ala lia prohibition laws, amounting in Sue to $.",00,000. the big seizure caused a great sen Ion, the military was ordered out ignard the confiscated "booze" audi town put under martial law. three hundred barrels of whisky fro found in one place In lower ard ami seized. In a farm house miles from Girard a stock ofj jior, estimated to be worth $50,- was seized. Two men guarding liquor attempted to draw giins.i ; were disarmed by the deputies. lie raid was made suddenly, but some way the owners or the, eoze" got the tip and much of it' secreted elsewhere. The derm-1 t will probably make other raids. I Co arrests were made, it Is said, y the liquor being taken in charge the otii.-ers, though some arrests y bo made later. spiaid is a town of about 5,000 trie, across the river from Colum , Ga. Dr. Burrows Elected President For Another Term. Re-election of Rev. Lansing Bur rows, of Amerlcus, Ga., as president for another term and the presenta tion of the foreign mission board's report, recommending that the South ern Baptist convention decline to en- ter into a union with other denomina tions in foriegn mission work fea tured the opening session of the Southern Baptist convention at Ashe vllle, N. C. The report" of the Sunday school board showed total receipts of .$452. 729, with a balance on hand of more than $30,000. It was said a larger balance than usual had been laid aside because of the increased cost of white paper used in printing work done by the board. The foreign mis sion' board announced completion of the Jiidson centennial fund of $1,250,000 for aiding tlie foreign mis sions. This fund was virtually com pleted last year. formation reaching neutral diplomats in Copenhagen. These are gathering signs that the German government, fearing that a storm is soon to break! Is taking precautionary steps to straighten itself. The growing demand for peace in Germany is gathering impetus from many causes, but chief of these are the following: 1. Increasing loss of human life. 2. Shortage of food and attend ant privations. 3. Growing foar that Germany cannot win. Utmost efforts have been put forth by tlie German government to im press upon tlie people the contention that Germany is not responsible for a prolongation of the war; that tier many is willing to enter into peace negotiations today if the allies would agree. Inspired articles in tlie press and the public declarations of states men are driving home this contention of the government. All of this indicates but one thing the government sees an approach ing day when the people are going to rise up and demand an answer to their questions us to why the war ever begun and why it is being prose euted in the face of untold suffering and misery. FOISTED "WAR BABY." NELMS MYSTERY Again Brought to Fore by Recent Rumors. The Xelms sisters' mystery Is again brought to the fore by a sensational report being published in Atlanta newspapers that tlie missing women, who disappeared over two years ago, and which resulted In the ar rest of Victor limes and his wife, now held In Atlanta for trial in connection with the case, are said to have lived for some time in Snohomish. . Wash., after disappearing from Atlanta, and afterward went, to the Klondike, where it is believed they now are. Communication with officials in the Klondike is under way in an ef fort to locate the missing women and establish the truth or falsity of the story regarding them. The "report of the sisters being alive and in far-away Alaska has again revived one of the most sensational affairs that ever occurred in Georgia. Used to Gain Share of Estate As One of Heirs. Jessie Bryan, a Canadian girl whose real name is said to be Mar garet Ryan, testified in Chicago at the trial of Mrs. Doilie Ledgerwood Matters that the baby Mrs. Matters offered in probate court as one of the heirs of her late husband, Fred Mat ters, Illinois banker and moving pic tu re theater owner, is in reality a "war baby" born to her in an Ottowa hospital July 24, 1015. Mrs. Matters is charged with con spiring to foist upon the court a child not her own in order to gain a larger share of her late husband's estate. LIQUOR ORDERS GROW. Carriers Doing Rushing Business in I Atlanta. I Clerk Claude Mason, iu the Fill ton county ordinary's office. Friday I recorded the biggest batch of liquor I orders reported bv the express and i railroad companies since the new dry law went into effect (U0, represent ing the business of two days. This batch ran up the total orders for Atlanta since May 1 to 1.000. Indications were that if this ratio of increase continues, practically the whole time of one clerk in the ordi nary's oflice would be required to han dle liquor orders. Strange Storehouses. i the old birds' nest that are placed r the ground iu shrubs and small fc close to hazelnut bushes and blt iweet vines one will often And jaudfitl of hazelnuts or bittersweet ifrles. They were put there by the 4te footed mice and the meadow fe, which visit these storehouses filarly. Very often a white footed ise will cover a bird's nest with 1 dried grass and inner bark and e a nest for itself. New York QUEER BALL TEAM. Baptists Going to New Orleans. New Orleans was selected as the 1917 meeting place of the Southern Baptist convention by the committee in session at Aslieville, X. C, to which the time and place of the next meet ing was referred. The selection is subject to approval of the conven tion. Murderers, Burglars and Pickpockets Compose It. Murderers, burglars, confidence men and pickpockets composing the Ohio penitentiary baseball team play ed an amateur team 'at the Colum bus American association ball park. It .was said to be the first time that a convict team, unguarded, has bean Make Motor Car Licenses Universal A bill to make the motor car license of one state good in any other state was favorably reported to the house by the Interstate Commerce committee. Standing, Relieved by Cardui. Mt. Airy, N. C Mrs. Sarah M. Chap pell of this town, says: "I suffered foi five years with womanly troubles, als stomach troubles, and my punishment was more than any one could tell. I tried most every kind of medicine, but none did me any good. I read one day about Cardul, the wo man's tonic, and I decided to try it. I had not taken but about six bottles until 1 was almost cured. It did me more good than all the other medicines I had tried, put together. My friends began asking me why I looked so well, and I told them about Cardui. Several are now taking it." Do you, lady reader, suffer from any of the ailments due to womanly trouble, such as headache, backache, sideache. sleeplessness, and that everlastingly tired feeling? If so, let us urge you to give Cardui a trial. We feel confident it will help you, just as it has a million other women in the past half century. Begin taking Cardui to-day. You won't regret it. All druggists. Writt it: Chattanooga Madlclns Co., Ladles' Advisory Dept., Chattanooga, Tenn., (or Sttciol InttrucHont on your coie and 64-page book, "Horn Treatment (or Women, in nlain wrapper. H.C ISA Widow sentenced. Charged With Arson to Get Husband From War. In the criminal court of Luenebiirg. Mrs. Anna Barge, the young widow of a soldier, has just been convicted of arson and sentenced to one year's im prisonment. Her husband, a small farmer, was called to the front shortly after his marriage at the beginning of the war Last fall he wrote of the terrible bat tles in Russia and said that he ex pected to be killed sooner or later. His wife brooded over the letter and decided to apply for a leave of absence for him. To give more weight to her petition she made heiyelf desti tute by setting her house on fire. The investigation started by the police led to the arrest of the woman, and while In prison she received the news that her husband had been killed by a Russian shell before she applied the torch to her home. REALTY ACTIVE IN MIAMI. Large Number of Good Deals Put Through Recently. Real estate men of Miami are suf fering no hard times. During the past few days a large number of good deals for Miami realty have been put across. In one day the amount of money involved in sales totalled a hundred thousand dollars. A number of the most valuable pieces of prop erty in the city have changed hands within the past few days, and In each case good money has been received by the owners. Florida Boys to Annapolis. Six Florida boys have successfully passed the medical examination for entry to Annapolis, according to an announcement just made by Secre tary of tlie Navy Daniels. The six appointments represent the number of Florida members of congress, and they are as follows: C M. Abson, F. AV. Beard, W. L. Davis, O. E. Oates, K. C. Hawkins and Howell. K. B. Irish Poet Arrested. Darrell Figgis, well-known Irish poet, has been arrested In Ireland in connection with the political dis turbances. Announcement of tlie ar rest was made at London. Figgis was taken In custody and is now confined in a military barracks in County Mayo. Atlantan War Hero. Corporal Kitten Rockwell, of At lanta, Ga., a member of the French air corps, has distinguished himself by shooting down a German aero plane near Hartmannsweiler-Kopf, The German machine fell In flames. KING AT FRONT. Victor Emmanuel in Thick of Fight ing. A messenger of the Italian gen eral staff who arrived at Rome stated that since the beginning of the Aus trian offensive King Victor Kmmanuel has remained steadily at his head quarters in the sector, where the fight ing was the bitterest. The king and General Cadorna preside at every council of the staff at which impor tant movements are decided. When the defenders of Zugnatorta reached their new positions in the rear they were reviewed by the king, who complimented them on their three-dav stubborn resistance. DNG WOMEN MAY AVOID PAIN i d Onlv Trust to Lvdia E. 'Jnkham's Vegetable Com pound, says Mrs.Kurtzweg. J Juffalo, N.Y. " My daughter, whose is herewith, was much troubled nwith pains in her uack and sides every month and they would sometimes be so bad that it would seem like acuto in flammation of sonio organ. Sha read your advertisement in the .newspapers and tried Lydia E. Pin'i:ham'3 Vege- Itable Compound. it InrrV,!,, l, V.n i . i xaese pams by its use. "'"thers si:onl,l i,- U TC I T , m., . yr p-ivx r fcs I-'U;T:i!o, N. Y. t'J'lS v,';TOen who are troubled with Li? U7cgu:.ar Periods, backache, r L , l:ra!Trrintr-llown cnnntinns. 'r.s n,.i! s. ..... ,.i -r 1 U '"ingestion, snouiu tj . , -""uoouua nave ueen re- to health by this root and herb r-j. advi.. ir-a,,.a nooas ncip- Jia p ,'.- ,.ler lo write to tlie n, Mi,1,' lkbIn, Micine Co, st"ctest confidence. I. 1 prak PPounl Slavs Plead to Stay in Austria. More than ."O.ono Russian pris- permltted to play outside of prison j oners who do not desire to return walls. Froceeds of the game go to to Russia have signed a petition to charity. I the Austrian government asking that The prison band, composed they be permitted to remain in that thirty convicts, accompanied the country after tin- y- and become team to the park. The sporting edi- citizens. tor of the Ohio Penitentiary News,! 77T7T r which is published bv convicts within ' Rheims Schools Held in Wine Cellars, the prison, represented his paper, Although Rheims is constantly un whlch carried a full account of each der bombardment by the Germans, play. All of the convicts were put French school teachers .out lime to in L a.i i,.,,.,. nt to nttemnt to es-1 struct in.000 rnpl!s in wine cellars cape. VALUABLE MICE. Sent to America to Protect Them From Zeppelins. Four mice, whose ancestors had been inoculntfd with tumor germs for fifteen years, took up their residence in the Crocker cancer research lab oratory at Columbia university. They wers sent to New York from London to escape the danger of Zeppelin raids. In the last German air raid over London a bomb was dropped near the laboratory where tlie mice were being kept and it was decided to send them to the T'nitcd States for fear that another bomb might destroy the work of years. WASHINGTON CHOSEN. there. ' Royal Train Threatened. It is reported that Austrian air raiders attempted to attack a train on which were Queen Helena and the children of the royal household. The attack failed and the air raiders were put to flight by Italian airships. The pinch of war has caused Italy to put an embargo on the export of macaroni, one of her chief food products. ' A cablegram from tlie Anieean consul general at Genoa fel'ng of the embargo said it would remain in force for an Indefinite period. Italians Declare Drive Checked. Although tlie Austro-llungarians massed approximately 400,0(10 men and hundreds of big guns for tliedr drive against (he Italians, it was de dared fit Rome by military experts that the offensive has been checked. If is declared that German army of ficers helped plan the Austro-llunga-riau offensive and that the drive was decided upon at the recent council held in Vienna. No Violation Neutrality. The foreign office at London an nounced that the outstanding differ, ence between Greece and the entente powers had been settled amicably wrlth the result that there would be no violation of the neutrality of Greece. Old Turks Called For Service. An Exchange Telegraph company dispatch from Geneva states that all Turks of 60 and older residing In that Swiss city have been recalled for military service. Just Like a Man. Mr. Baggie Confound that tailor! These trousers are a mile too long. Mrs. Baggie How much shall I turn them up? Mr. Bagghj About half an inch. London Answers. Of Course Not. "I wonder why the oldest person in the world was a man?" "Why. because no woman would ever have acknowledged it." Florida1 Times-Union. Whooping Cough. "When my daughter had whooping cough she coughed so hard at one time that she had hemorrhage of the lungs. I was terribly alarmed about her condition. Seeing Chamberlin'3 Cough Remedy so highly recommend ed, I got her a bottle and it relieved the cough at once. Before she had finished two bottles of this remedy she was entirely well," writes Mrs. S. F. Grimes, Crooksville, Ohio. Ob tainable everywhere. He Had Seen There. "I beg you to observe." said the tal ented pianist, displaying his technique to some of his admirers, "how exceed ingly light is my touch." "I don't have to observe." muttered a saddened citizen on the edge of the group. "I know by experience." Rich mond Times-Dispatch. Not Much Difference. Brown Now, my wife always con sults me about everything she buys for herself dresses, hats, slices, gloves everything. Robinson So does mine that is, she always asks me for the money. Comes to the same thing in the end. Confederate Vets Desire to Parade Be fore Wilson. The desire of the old Confederate soldiers to parade down Pennsylva nia avenue and be reviewed by the president of the Tinted States led them to choose Washington, I. C, for the 101 T reunion city at the clos ing business session of fheir reunion at Birmingham. Tulsa, Okla.. and Memphis, Tenn., received (he next highest votes in the order named. Veteran Dies at Reunion. John H. Mackey, an aged Confed erate Ttteran, who resides at Angle nook, a iuburb of Birmingham, drop ped dead at the Confederate ball at th. Hippodrome. This la the only death ao far among tha raterans at tending the praaant raunlon. ROUND ABOUT FLORIDA. NJB.C. GRAHAM CRACKERS because tKetj taste so good;- sliOWty sweetened to satisfy Yof ' Crown-ups lite themlsecause they not only taste good but ore nour yr s- COMPAQ ! Mrs. Ruby Bmlley has been named postmaster at Baldwin. Flagler hospital, burned recently at St. Augustine, will be rebuilt. Grand Chapter Royal Arch Ma sons of Florida held annual conclave at Jacksonville. A new building will bo erected foi the Carnegie public library at Clear water. Three hundred and eighteen namea are Inscribed on the honor roll of th Miami chamber of commerce. The prolonged drouth is broken by good rains in the state and the crop prospects are much brighter. The screen law Is being vigorously enforced at St. Augustine. Violators are liable to arrest. A tribe of Ben Ilur, with fifty five charter members, has been organ ized at Jacksonville. Thirteen new Florida business cor porations were granted charters at Tallahassee the past week. Work has begun on the new goll links at St. Augustine, the finest in the south. The links were erected at a cost of $100,000. Tlie white man found dead on the beach at St. Augustine recently was never identified and was buried in a nameless grave. Bishop Morrison, of Leesburg, will preach the baccalaureate sermon at the Florida State College for Women on June 6. A negro woman at Jacksonville Is charged with whipping one of her children to death with a wire whip. She is held on a charge of murder. The war department sent a volum inous report to congress opposing con struction of a canal to connect Sil ver Springs and Ocala, Fla. President Wilson appointed T. J. Hammond postmaster of Hawthorne. Jacksonville wants a navy yard lo cated at that port. Commencement at Columbia col lege, Lake City, drew many visitors, who enjoyed tlie interesting program of exercises. Thos. H. Wilson, aged 54 years, for many years on the police force of St. Augustine, died in that city, leaving a wife aud seven children. The farmers of Duval county hava formed an organization, the object be ing the bettering of agricultural con ditions In the county. Senator Fletcher is urging an in creased appropriation to fight the citrus canker in Florida and other states. He wants the appropriation of a quarter million dollars doubled. With a number of more or less important cases on docket, including several murder cases, the spring term of the circuit court opened at Gaines ville, Judge Wills presiding. Howey Is a new town of Florida that is now down on the map to stay. Much building going on, and a news paper, the Howey Herald, has made Its appearance. Florida's early tomato shipments this season more than doubled the shipments last year, according to figures which have been compiled and published in the New York Packer. The city board of health of Miami has offered prizes to the boys and girls who bring in the largest num ber of dead flies by July 1. A "swat" the fly campaign has been started. Nearly 9,000 votes will be cast in Duval county in the coming primary election if the electors of this county vote their strength, for more than that, number are qualified. The first load of the 1016 crop of Florida-grown hay was put on th market at Live Oak and was grown by George Blue & Son on their farmi one and a half miles west of Llva Oak. The first work of improving tha sewer system in Jacksonville under the recent bond issue began In tha Riverside district, the sewer depart ment putting two gangs of workmen on the reconstruction work. Before tlie campaign is closed no less than $."50,000 will have been spent by candidates seeking nomina tion for state and national offices in the approaching primary election, ac cording to estimates of expenses in curred. The graduating class this year is the largest in the history of the Su wannee High school and has the dis tinction of being one of the largest graduating classes in any high school ill the state, consisting of nine girls and eight boys, which is unusual. Power of an Advertisement. In the American Magazine Is the Itory of a very wealthy man who made his fortune through an advertising scheme. In front of a smnll store in New York city a crowd was looking at a novel article exhibited in the win dow. The advertising man introduced himself to the proprietor of the store and said: "You have something here that Is worth a fortune if advertised. I want to advertise it." "I don't believe much in advertising," said the man. "I'll make you a proposition. If I 1 triple the sales of the article in three j months will you give mo a half inter- . 1 est in the business?" After an hour's talk the other con sented. Inside of five days he called his new partner up 011 the phone aud begged him to stop as he tvas sold out ten times over the capacity of his plant. The advertising man took a half Inter ns! in th business, rented a five story inside of a month bad Increased the output of the article forty-fold and ex tended his field to other cities.