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Biloxi Daily Herald (Newspaper) - February 16, 1916, Biloxi, Mississippi AVERAGE CIRCULATION LAST 2159 AILY HERALD FEBRUARY 16, 1916 FIFTEEN CENTS PER One Member of Committee Failed to Vote For Measure Out of Will Come Up In Senate Later In Week and Is Expected to Pass Without Serious Delegation On the County Board of Supervisors Are Asked to Meet With Council Friday NOT GETTING OF HIGHWAY of Street Tax Collection Is Created and Will Henceforth Under Supervision of City Clerk February 15. of the Mississippi Centennial all over Mississippi be glad to know that the Senate Committee yesterday reported measure to appropriate 125,-000 for State aid and The was introduced last and the special order for Monday Out of the fifteen members which compose the Senate fourteen voted favorably and hope is expressed that the man will vote for the measure comes up on the A strong presentation of the Exposition was made before the Senate Committee by John T. Brief talks were | also made by R. L. j leader of the Exposition i and John H. Lang of Pass 16. of the Harrison county bo ird of supervisors have Leon invited to attend a special meeting of the Biloxi board of mayor and aldermen in this city afternoon at 2 o'clock for the purpose of discussing ways and means for the promotion of the bench highway through the city of citizens and members of the local board of aldermen arc expressing great dissatisfaction in regard to the work on the West ich in city of Biloxi arranged bv the county board of TO CALL Clerk J. V. was a ked at a called meeting of ihe board of mayor ami aldermen last night tn telephone individual member of the board of supervisors to meet the Biloxi city at a special will come up in the senate | Friday afternoon at 2 later in the week and it is felt by those on the ground that it will carry by a safe Absolutely nJ opposition has developed against the exposition while its champions are many and active in their efforts to do what they can to bring it to a successful Sentiment for the exposition is growing all over Mississippi as is evidenced by expressions which are heard from people whe A drop into Jackson and from the state Bilbo will send his to the legislature tomorrow which provides among other things for the He is str ngly in favor of the exposition and will back it up in a strong message which he prepared and which he will to the legislature in a day or With his it is felt that the exposition measure has very small chance for As has already been stated Lieutenant Governor Russell and Speaker Connor are also enthusiastic supporters of the centennial Foote and R. L. Simpson returned from Gulfport yesterday morning and immediately got to Folks down on the coast perhaps have no idea of the real g od work these two men have been putting in for the exposition in this city during the past two Their acquaintance over the state is wide and have been using it to good Mayor Foote is in receipt of a letter from W. S. Seaman of which he thinks should commend itself to the people of Harrison any rate he thinks it should be given publicity in The Daily Herald and it is Feb. 12, 1916. Mr. M. Mr. please find check in payment centennial Every man in Harrison County should wear best I Yours S. CROSS CAMPAIGNS FOR NEW IN THE Provides For a Commission of to Have Charge of the AND LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR TO BE Towns and Counties Would Be Represented On the Governing Own Mississippi Building and Cross exhibit in Washington showing a field hospital near the of the methods the lied Cross is using to Increase its IS W. Relire d i Expires TO BILOXI AT LR Y SHORT Swot man of Has Very Fine Specimens of Which He Prepared 1(>. 1). Swet man of came the Herald 1 opening of we are reminded that they are to be seen a coat in It may net be amiss here to state that the Mississippi Centennial Exposition is the best known measure today before his series of Mr. Connell has been effective work for the He has been invited to speak to school children of Jackson and will do so in a day or The Jackson newspapers have also helped the cause by throwing open their columns to articles in favor of the is now felt that another week will decide the question and after considering the chances of success from every point of the Mississippi Centennial Exposition looks in this city yesterday and today may be mentioned E. J. D. M. Hanun Gardner and Mr. W. J. Gex of Bay St. Louis H. M. Folkes of Biloxi were also it is hoped to work cut plans whereby Biloxi will no. be given worse end of the highway construction It is believed that the meeting will result in completing tho West Beach roadway in a m a nn that the people of this city deem proper and to result also in it- from future disturbances in way of IS board of mayor and aldermen assembled in the city last night in of a call issued by Mayor Edward for a meeting to discuss the beach highway project and to arrange for a better way to collect road taxes in the of present at the were Mayor Aldermen F. E. John E. Dan J. Jacob Trommel and C. J. City Clerk Thief of Police Louis and City Attorney Louis GORENFLO F. manager for the and Mississippi C ast Traction appeared at the meeting of the on request of members of council to ideas for the betterment of the beach He spoke in regard to traction company's and the f ict was brought out that the traction company owns the right-of-way for the company's Mr. talk was listened to The work on the beach road formed the principal tonic of conversation and discussion at the meeting of the which lasted until 10 o'clock last beach highway work is being done by Harrison the board of having some lime ago authorized the issuance of in bonds for construction of better roads in the particularly along the TREATED consensus of n was that the city of Biloxi is not being treated with the utmost courtesy in the it being stated that part of the bonds for the construction of as now being much smaller than is needed in the city for roadway In some of the members of the board stated that it looked like prorata of the beach improvement bonds would be less than while the best part of the bond issue would be utilized along the western end of the of the limits of Members of the special beach committee stated Is Taken ( Former Home in Chicago This Tourist in South s Prominently Connected in W. of was dead in hi ' room at the White House about 1 he had Hamill came Saturday afternoon af or a trip to a a ham and a of all f wei e cured by a formula which he The o and general appearance of heme grown home meats were such ake the y packing house products look like the proverbial Announce Approval of Teu toni io Torpedo Without Warning After Feb. 29. CONCEDES WITHIN Will IL Ask How Nation fo D termini Vessels r by Bear Defensive Armament d for ducts look like the proverbial Feb. 16. ci United it was said the formula employed in high authority at the state departing meat nj chemicals were said ment that the all of allies are within renient s of the pure food under prevailing intern law in Mr. Swetman also had three jars arming merchant for defensive tilled with tongue and slicked bacon no matter what conditions which as ar perfect products en the as were ever seen in this The ' Consequently it admitted that curing of these meats a uld the allies decline fo adopt the forma and was expecting to h ave Bi- cost of less than a cent a Mr. American suggestion to disarm shortly and v to NV If Swetman is an but founded primarily upon a where he intended to take a and at one time conducted a market to save the lives of innocent for He is at present this on on Eighth I on Eighth their opinion that sum to be utilized here would fall far short of the amount in the protection afforded would not be IS work along the beach highway in Biloxi is regarded as of being of a very superficial nature and temporary considerable discussion a motion was made and unanimously ad- j on Eighth AMERICAN AMERICAN to page 3 of today's Herald and meet these characters and make life more They will keep with Herald readers for about ten days and every Herald subscriber should February 16. whole state and especially the gulf coast will be very much interested in the following which was introduced into the state senate last Friday by Senator Yawn of the 4th senatorial district and reported upon favorably by the committee The is entitled an act providing for the Mississippi Centennial at providing for a ta control the and that it shall be under the control State of and izing municipal authorities and the | boards of supervisors cf the counties to aid in the support of the The in full 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of That there shall be held at an exposition commemorating the 100th anniversary of the I admission of Mississippi into the Union as a That said exposition shall in the years 1917 and 1918, and may continue for a period of 120 | 2. The commission be composed of twelve men to be appointed by the and the and the speaker of the House of tives shall be ex-officio members of said The proposed commission to be appointed by the governor shall be subject to the following One shall be the mayor of the of one to be recommended by the Park of the city of one to be recommended by the mayor and Board of Aldermen of the city of one to be recommended by the mayor and Board of Aldermen of the city of Pass one to be recommended by the of Supervisors of Harrison one to be commended by the Bpard of visors of Hancock one to be i recommended by the Board of visors of Jackson one to be appointed by the governor from each of the three Supreme Court I and two to be appointed by the governor from the The governor of the state shall be ex-officio chairman of the commission and the term of office of except as to the governor and speaker cf the House of shall expire with of the governor who appointed the 3. That the members of this commission already in the employ of the state and receiving a same shall serve without additional salary except the actual traveling expense while acting solely in behalf of the Those not already in the employ of the state shall receive per day for the time actually ployed in the work of the commission and the necessary traveling expense incident 4. The commission is empowered and authorized to select all necessary officers and employes necessary to properly conduct the to make all rules relating to the placing of the conditions under which exhibits may be made and do any and everything necessary to properly establish and maintain such 5. The Mississippi Centennial Exposition Company shall be the name under which said exposition may transact all and make all They are authorized and empowered to receive money from the and counties of Mississippi and donations from any sources 6. The object of this exposition is to do everything which will secure proper exhibits of Mississippi's resources of every and to exemplify its historical and political and to from foreign 7. Contributions received from the counties and municipalities shall be used in the construction of buildings and making exhibits from on Fifth ONE POINT AS TO Asked For By Wils n Will WORDING ONLY ONE Opinion at Washington and In Teutonic Circles is That Incident Will Be Brought to For U. Feb. 16. is understood to have agreed to the suggestion of the United States that she substitute thie words for the words in the tentative draft of the communication designed to settle the Lusitania revised draft was received here late last night from It will be submitted to Secretary Lansing today by Count von the German other changes desired by the United States and described as being of minor importance also ars said have been In one Germany is to have proposed a change in language suggested by the American EXPECTED high Teutonic authority last night came the statement that it expected the Lusitania case would finally settled to the satisfaction of the United S ates and Germany ft the conference today between Secretary Lansing and Count von officials already have said two governments were in ambassador is understood to be prepared to make the tentativa communication a formal setting forth the instructions which have been given him by the Berlin foreign MODIFICATION NOT was also stated that the one modification made in Berlin was not and that German officials here did not consider that the state department would object to the officials seemed most confident that in agreeing to the American request to substitute the word for the word preceding the mention of liability of ti make reparation for injury to neutrals the 3erlin foreign office has removed all cause of possible week when the tentative proposal of the German government was rejected as after being considered by the cabinet it was stated the difference of opinion regarding the wore was it be with the one but the as high administration officials put the Lusitania while the negotiations were not is said that the document now is just as the United States suggested on Eighth CASH 214 LEADING CASH Tea Rose Hour Dolly Varden Flour Silver Hill of All Kind Sliced To Suit of All HEALTHY WEIGHS 20 We j 20c, 25c, 30c, 35c 10c 4 1 Double ( Phone 214 Quality Lowest Prices Largest Variety Best
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