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VOLUME 33. NO. 3
FERNANDINA, FLA.. FRIDAY, DEC'RMBR 12i 19
ONE DOLLAR A YEAR
Ell N IIFMMTA
Etadin 616l liii's kkr' TO CoOm - ieuim d Suiti-
UShe l k9ImhidhpL C i IlaUP shoui
T.0 the laysnaan, I ntled to mna1'y of
the abipping fraternity, tfle mtsention
of Fernatlnina mtans, little ,or noth-
ing. Exanltawlions of ac-ual condi-
tions, however, gives evidence that
Fernandina aId |lbosphate are elose-
ly associated. Fernandina is the
primelpal export outlet for Florida
Situated on a deep water harbor,
Feranadina, by reason of its clo-e
proximity to the phosphate belt and
the excellent facilities which it en-
toys, has recently leaped into proin-u-
Europe has always relied, to a
pit extent, upon Florida, for her-
ferdlsar requirtmenjta in the shape of
phosphate rock. With the removal
of atringeldt export restrictions that:
were in force during the war the de
mand for plo-phate haa beeomne al
a ut insatiable, anti mines, shut
down over the peot few yea-r-. are
mow working night and dlay shifts in
their endeavors to fill orders.
Fuor thec4nrrent year, it lish been
extialted tlhat iree hundred th si-
and toes of the rock fertilizer .wi .I t
malded. Normally, the output runs
from aii to seven hundred thouimnild
tons. Depending mainly uploan is-
phate for caignt, oMhing like a si'he-
dile service is maintained Durinig
the umouthi of August, S'Iptenlber
and October, aixty thousand tons
moved through Fernaldina, and,
from oders now in hand, the inldia-
Utis for November are that upwards
of sixty thousand tons of phoesphAte
reek will be cleared.
The ardroek miners now have
plans Mderway for the construction
at Fernandla of a rotary dr)l ng
pluat, carrying dry storage for ab -it
thirty thousand tons, and wet storage
for about fifty thousansnd tas. Miners
Instead of burning and drying tmweir
rock before shipping to pwrt, will
Amt % reCk Witbe cimveyf Inuto
steamers bv belt .envfyorTs at asl
average rate of about three hundred
tIm per hour. The Itpne of time say d
to all eoucernutd will be iostlt import-
The f ll board of County Commis-
GMoaen m t WalneWdiy. i
The First National bank of Fer-
MadiNa and the Callahan State bank
of Callahan were designated as couely
A. largely signed petition froni
cituemam of Fernandima asking for
relief from ,,expensiveand dangerous
ferry service" was read and filed.
The matter of repairing the draw
bridge was taken up. Bid from the
Jacksonville Utility Co. was receiv-
ed and Sled for further con-ideration.
The county attorney was authoriz-
ed to write the UatUed States en-
gem"er's oee about matters partain-
log to the Amelia river draw bridgP.
JacksoMvllle, Dec. II.-Cotem-
plating more active health measures
In the rural communities, the SMate
Board of Health has secure I the ser-
vices of Dr. John A. Ferrell, dfel di-
retor of the international Health
Board, In an advisory capacity. Dr.
Ferrell will come to Florida the first
part of Jamutry for a eonfrenace with
Dr. a N. Orees, regarding the
amot tective health campaign for
the rural districts. Together Dr.
Ferrell and Dr. Jrees will go into
the raral communities to work out a
practical program of needed sanitary
In addition to obtaining the advice
of Dr. Ferrell, Dr. Green has arrang-
ad to seeere approximately $25,000
rohm the Rockefelr foundation,
whihb will be devoted solely to betl-
l amaltary conditions in the rural
The program will concern itself
principally with the ellimatlon of
malaria nd bookworwm, with generalI
pumslinm to improved sanstatllon.
A printer who wats or need work
oam he maem.mmded at this"ome.
Fair wages paid to good all-runmd
nawmpaper and job man. Write, eta-
tins ali. miAd enlMlmdom. Uston
The delegates to attend tlie rc-
organiization smleeting of the Missis-
sippi, (ulf and Atlanstic association
left Savannlah, U yesterday morn-
ing, at 10 o'clock, on board the U. 14.
8 Shamut. The Sharaut east anchor
in Cumbertand sound in the after-
noomn about 6. Trie ship drew too
much water to carry to, delegates to
St. Marys where the meeting was
held, and they were taken to the
Georgia city in lighter draft vtwmelt.
The second session is now being held
in Fenrandina today, after lunching
at theK7Ty-ne hotel. Flity dele-
gate-s are in the party which arrived
here thi- afternoon, amnirg them men m
of nat ion-wide note. They were met
mon arrival by a committee from the
Fernanulina Chasisher of Comainerce
ii autlotnobiles aul taken to the
lyceumia hall, where the meeting is
That Fernandi, ans and the ir
friends have purchased approximately
20,000 Red Crosas Christmas seals, the
income from which is used to combat
the White Plague, speaks volnme-ne
for our city. So far we have not re-
ceived any report from Callahan or
Hlilliard which were assigned 10,000
seals each, but doubtless a report will
be mende vet this week. Also Praf.
%V. H. Peek has large of the sale
among the colored people and will
make a report later.
The splendid showing made so :ar
in Fernardina is due to the leader-
,hip of Milss Elsie Stell, meeretary of
the local lRd Cro-ss Chapter, who se-
lected for her assistants the following
aU mined young latiiet: Misses Ctirine
Hernanl z, Laura lielle Jeffreys,
A. a4w Muras. Lr*4ae Sael. UiMt M ay
liutugbreys, Vreterica Whitivey,
Lillian Barney, Alice Ualphin, Jesn-
nie Rutishauser, Titeo Waas, Corine
Sharp, Grace Kelly, Theekiosia Kelly
and Nasicy DavIs.
To the-e young ladies I want inl
this pudlie manner to experts smy
sincere thanks. They are worthy of
all praise foAr their meal and effieiency.
I wish also to thank the public fa4r its
hearty response to the eau-e relwresent-
ed by the sale of seals When we
consider that In former years lied
Cro.s C :risiumas ses i sale a usmnted
to aloxmt $20 00, the sale this year is
m ii moos=
Work on the Strachan terminals is
progressing nicely. The surveyers
have this week been marking
off the different locations on which
buiklings and docks are to be built.
A permit was also received this week
from the War Department to conm-
mence dredging, and the dreigeboat
is to be here Wednesday
The home of Mrs. A. 0 Tompkin%,
115 Lakawanna avenue, was the
acene of a pretty wedding on the even-
itg of December 3rd, when Miss
Myrtle Tompkins became the wife o
Mr. John Danm, Rev. E. M. Hender
sm, pastor of the Woodlawn Baptis
church, officiating. O
The bride had as her attendants
Miss Eimle Tompkins, maid of honor
and Mi-s Agnes Dana, bridesmaid
Mr. Dana had as his best nun Mr
0. A. Fouraker, while Mr. Lama
Truell acted as grTumsman.
Following the ceremony a brief re
eeption was held daring which puna
was served, Mrs. t 0. Cassels,
Plant City, and Mr. J. U. RobM
presiding at the punch bowl.
Mr. and Mrs. DIea have a host 0
friends In Jacksonville and elsewbhe
in Florida, who-will wish them
long and happy married life.
Among the out of town guests
the weddIng were M T. Dana,
Fermandlna, and Mrs. lemmiq
way, of Waldo.
Mr. and Mrs. Dna expect to co
tinte to make Jackmonvllle the
Eul r M u m" 3111175 *IN NNW Hamm
Up to and including Wednesday. De, n Br 10th, 1919, according to returra
received by U. C Burge.., Counity Orgagzer:
Ca-h paiM Total pled'gs QUvodI legl
Church Pledre-s on pl.l' a Cai a (h (p ear to church
Bravmly Branch ......$ 1.92950 $ 319.65 ......... $ 1.929 54 $ 1.00.00
Callahan ................ 2.38250 2550 16 00 2,39 60 35 00 40
Epheu............... 80200 102.00) ......... 80 00 2.504 00
T-ernanlin.t............ 6,805.00 250.00 1000 5 ~i ho 0 %O U mi
Moist 1Olive aim-i
Be thay............... 765.00 107.04 33 00 798)0 2,250.00
Yulee................... 270.00 21.0(1 1,00 2 S 1,000.00
Total ............. $11,954- 0) $ 824 20 *$ 00.00 $12,014.10
*'ash contributlone paid In full.
I desire, as we are reaching the ckliag scenes of our great campaign,
to heartily congratulate mny felow'BapIlt on the goal that hasIetmn aees,-
plished through co-operative effort, and for the splendid stand thatthey h ve
taken towards the exten-lon of the kingdom of our Lord. It will he seen
from the above that we are only ehort S4855 90 (n rpaehing our ll t'"l q Itas
of $12,500 for the county, and I am amsured ;hat tlis will b. I suocribed
within the next few days, and we will themn be ."Ower the Top My flual
and closing report will be given in next week' i s me.
r0 C. BUIESS,. County Organizer.
lmrnandina, Fla., Decemnner 10th, 1919.
JELLYFISH'S STING NO JOKE
Past Known in "Poertuguese Man-of.
War' Is Dreadf Vby Bathers, for
The Jellyflsh has long heen the sub-
ject of mirth and jest. but at times It
Is aggressive and formidable, and Its
sting ls a source of fear for bathers.
The sting of the southern Portuguese
jellyfish, known technically as the No-
imens, Is very severe.I
Jellyfish are found In the trade-
wind belts of all oceans. Each Por-
tuguese "man-of-war." as the Jellyfish
Is sometimes known, ls made up of a .
number of small animals of the Jelly-
fish order, which have In common an
Iridescent colored. buhhle1ike float,
about the size of a man's hand, which I
rests on the surface of the water. A
fin or sail enables the float to make
headway across the wind, rather than
with It. The Jellyfish has long paper-
like tentacles, and these are equipped l
with the stings. When they brush'
against bathers they burn and leave@ "
red welts that Itch and burn for houras-
and should two or three pass over a
man's arm at once, they would almost
paralyze it. Some years ago scientists
discovered a little man-of-war fis that
accompanies the man-of-war jellyfisbh.
It swims around the float until danger
threatens, when it sneaks underneath
and Is safe from harm under the pro-
tection of the Jellyfish's tentacles.
Possible Cause of Fever. .
t The Medical Journal asks It *'al& f!g
,. ar *t t at a.nter preportl' ot o
It. may not be due to soMe change in
the fluids of the body which prevents
water from being available as perspir-
ation which lhy Its evaporation serves
to keep the body cool."
It may le that the practice of mak-
Ing a fever patient perspire freely has
another purpose than the washing out
of Impurities from the blood, this be-
ing an actual cooling by evaporation.
"An abundance of water has been
found beneficial in fevers, and there
are many clinicians who are decidedly
of the opinion that cold-water bathe
have much more than merely a direct
and mechanical refrigerating purpose,
for they are followed by rather free
diuresis and often also 10 perspira-
tion. Indeed, one of the great Indica-
lons for bath in fever Is that the
skin Is dry and hot. for It is under
these circumstances that the bath will
do much god&."
Birde' Speed Deceptive,
An Interesting check on aome et
those gunners who know their bird was
fylying 100 mlles an hour because they
bad to lead him steen feet would be
to paint a duck on a long board at
the end of an express train running
at, say 00 ifiles an hour, and let the
gunner blaze away at the painted duck
at normal duck-shooting ranges to
check-up the speed of the painted bird,
with the "lead" necessary to give the
charge to hit the wild duck allowed to
have gone 100 miles per. Neither train
nor long-winged honker gives a fair
Idea of the actual speed, because they
are both large; the little bird often de-
i Growler-Yes, tn the end, we a get
alx feet of earth.
" Cheerup-What would you do If they
t discovered oil on your plot before you
"The school of experience
is a bar
*"Thorough. though, very thorough.
What you learn there, you kMw."--
Speiemu of keetsors.
Specimens of all species of mow
quitoes found in army camps wUl be
displayed In the army medical mu
seum at Washlntoem. D. C.
Whenever I meditate upon govern
ments I am happy to find to my inve's
tigatlons new reasons for lovoag that
of my own country.-Roassa .
Pantt Pie Pa.L
An Inventor has patented a ple pet
Into two asetons that can be take'
anmrt without dancer of breakft 1i
LURE TO THE ADVENTUROUS
All th Ages Man Has Dawted
Evy ODaniia In te Sear:-~er
4Now, a thing of beauty that is rare erl
md dINeult to obtain seems ever to
ive 0aalAAd an Irresistible lure to bi
faOWN$= mamn. To possess it he ea
N w the hardships of the high- W
it maintain cUmb. or risk the al-
eat certain dsngers of disease In
ie asc Ia W4 ilW dare death at
Stands a savage enemies and pur- rel
his quest far Into the regions of di:
nk1aown wilds. th
late the depth mf shark-Infested lan
MU he dives wtth the hope of secur- h
ig a lustrous pemar Then to the top-
Mat Alpine peak he cltmbs for a rare
peatmen of the edelwelts. A gjitter- o4A
ig Jewel In an Idol's head may tempt to
dm to Invade the sacred preeiste .of
* inlan temple, or a beautifttow-
r lure him far late the primeval for-
st. of Bail, Oolombla or Plru. ly
lb this dptrit the elvilzed world -
we not only Its greatest geographic us
Iseoverlee and Important additions J
I scifntlie knowledge, but to it Is
Iso due the discovery of mana of
atuams choicest things of beauty. "t
haugl whose practical value may be
at @light, but whose appeal Is to the
rtlate and esthetic sense.-National
eograMl c Society Bulletin.
Every-Day Felowmen. .
ord to give all my reverence to sueh ci
pritles; I want a great deal of those
oellags for my every-day fellowinen. sl
specaly for the few In the fore-ll
round of the great multitude, whose t
aces I know. whose hnnls I touch., for s8
Whom I have to make way with kindly
ourtesy. . I herewith discharl O
my conscience and declare that I have
ad quite enthusiastic movements of
admiratton toward gentlemen who a
poke the worst English. who were SI
ccaalionally fretful In thier temper. w
and who had never moved In a higher w
sphere of Influence than that of parish
verseer; and that the way in which
[ have come to the conclus-io that *'
human mature Is lovable-the way I ri
have learnt something of Its deep -
pathos, Its sublime mysteries-has V
been by living a great deal among peo-
pie more or less commonplace and
vulgar, of whom you Would perhaps w
bar nothing very surprising If you I
were to Inquire about ,~hem In the n
elghbborboods where they dwelt.- t
leerge Eliot. .
Japaese Masks of Shame. h
One of the most unusual features of
a Japanese court to a stranger Is the
fact that each prisoner has his head
covered by a wicker mask, more like li
an Inverted waste-lasket than any-
thing elite, the object of which Is to s
prove"t recognition of the prisoner, to
permit hhim to hide his shame under
the disuise and, very possibly, to pre- t
vent him from making a bolt for llb-
The alght of a prisoner so arrayed Is
ghastly, the malk bringing up the sag-
gestlon of the hangman's cap.
Once In the prisoners' box, how-
ever, the masks are removed, while I
the prisoners sit with deeply bowed
heads In an attitude of the utmost hu-
Navel Stunt In Advertising.
They are not so slow In Russia as
many of us Imagine. An American re-
IMtes that while iln Moscow hefrre the
war ha one day saw a crowd gathered
around a little fellow who was bawl-
Ing at the top of his lungs. Many
asked him what th, trouble was, but
he kapt em crying, sad the crowd ti-
creaaad; then all Of a sudden he stop-
pad sad aid In a clear, loud voice: "I
am lot. Will somebody please take
m home to Ivan Tobinsky, the chain-
pla dothier of Moscow, who has a
faull supply of autumn oercoata snttn,
mectkes, shrts, bats and umbrellas,
which he wll sell cheaper than anyone
else in the city."-Boatenm Transcript.
Cultivating Sugar Cane.
The methods of cultivating sugar
cane tn Trinidad are beginning to un-
de n radical changes through the .-
troducta oft Amartean plows and cul-
tivaterm hay rakes mowing machine,
iad auters and pulvertises C fd
oldt to the Seaboard or the Dunellon -
hophalte Co. The Reed mill site I I ELETS SFES
ow occupied by fish scrap factories- At recent meeting f thie La Nr.try
he Seminole factory the largest on the Association, D. P- Mular ,ey re-sign-
Ltlantic coast of the United States. t as president, and Mrs. tG. L.
We have a $125,000 government aliWtdl. as **cretary. F .llwinsm the
iu.1 I;1g. ;:m upi-t-l.ate C-ity hIIh and irslati'alis, tlltv i n Mirtn was
Unsty court house. made president, anil M11 ilwie 'eil
I-.-*randitna owu: and operates itle secretary-treasurer. Mr-. J.I, rlure-r
igli, water anl ice plants. was elected vice-li'i.lt. ant, ai i s
1 .v-. of the hltel lihe mentioned are following closen rass iia.,snter, f tlke
tili here and are being operated. Board of Directaor: Mis. Emia m .li-
WtV limieaeanthierhotel,the Kpystlom, ,liam-, Misq Virgirnia Carrio, Mrs.
Ian i' tn a iuar with thei bht hotels. N. t r nleT, 311s4. K' lith Ctlad ick,
'lair -locks, or many of them, are Mr. D. P%. Mularkey a. Mr-s J. It.
noa o'cupielI by shrismphouses. The Lynn. A uMetint gOf ltie n. v lt'i-
was\ shrimp are now causa t was un- alI. and board will i* I *-..I it tI I
kniu van *luring Mr. Oriditani tima its near future to cousider the iilter.-ti
Fe-aniselina. About 400 sea going of the library and to timcre t-- its
gas line boats are iHs operation and popularity ainl e.ll ewile.y. 'ae ti *risag
shriutinp or prawn are caught at sea by made at the recent union lt Anitk "iv-
drag inet-. Eight car loads of raw ing Service was expetaledl in the pur-
shrianip v.ererecent.y sent out of Use chiseofa 1919 | l lilim of Web-;er-s
cilt whik-h was one days catch, while Unabridged licti tsary, a iai teii
two sisriup canning factories are in needed acquisition to h la I.lrary.
dsi y operation. The head- of
shriiop ate being turned into a vAiu- aNO F IF
abl fert;.Jzar by a company here. i desire to express may hi.artll-t
Plho. phate waspiso unknown when thanks to my friend s who as.id
the quc-tioner rmfided here. A large [e during the illne-s alnd dth tf
pht..-phate elevator linow being used, my dear wife; ale for t
and while this article i being penned my dear wife; au to tf for t
three tra.up steamers are here load- beautiful f IL .O .
ing or waiting for their turn at the
elevator, and his oceaurs frequently. NIE
M.trh ands were of value years heannualofk
ago, hlut right now men are at work Iohe annual o m.-ti,, i f tly ta.k
on the marsb where a half million ho :re of the D..A.Kitly C,; will
dollars will be expended in erecting be hlad at their fie ial We lont.-sy
wharves and buildings. I Jantary I tth, 19.;0, at 4 o'elock p. mi
But when It om to paying a r the election of directors for thI ein
quarter of a dollar for three pounds suir.g yeat r amd the tran~actim of ui
If .teak ad five ceIts a pound for other bsiu-iu as may legally c a'u
sugor, weharve tostop. Tbo preim before the meeting.
were daring the days of -Auld iAng P. C. KELLY, Pie-I aIt.
m a s b,.tno thew am. n. otiLwe- 12(t, 1919.
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Ws4hington, D. C., Dec. 8, '19.
li or News-Record:
Who among you denalzens of the c
amid City rememben.t when Fer.
A regular line of steamers plying (
Charleston, S. C.?
DA i steamern to and fe Bruns- t
A daily steamer to Jacksonville, e
a ? *
Two lines of steamers Is and from I
ew York eiay?
Two good hotels: lst Masion and I
e F'lorida bos-tx--bjh hotels crow-
1d durnag"the ta.uriMt mean*?
Three large saw-mills: Preeman*s,
Mt*s aiMLdt--eth one of them
niutg to4heir fll eapeelaciy day and
When nearly all the docks trere
)owded with ve*o!s, loading heavy
uber fior, principally, ports on the
,t etist of South America and the
eit India4 Iand.-?
WVt en W. K. Bauknight bad a rat-
e pen near'the light house, and his
tail iteatl shop in the down-town
strict, where he sold good steak I
ree pounds for a quarter of a dl.-
r, and ice-cat with a hand-saw-
eaper than it can be bought now?
When there were two bath houses
the river front that were a delight
young and old during the summer
When sugar could be bought twen-
lnMxnds for the dollar-now many
in ions oL the country Is satleled to
--whed they can get it -0"
eetenitig" for tea and uffo, *
I'ut theae questions to "ui.
oldest inhabitants." .
F. L. ORIDIAN.
Mr. Oridian bha outgrown our rec-
lection, but the different questions
it asks have not outgrown his. But
,"pet lim next" to things that have
nd Is trspthigbnbe lhe flboqpr
ty, we Will pt imr waw-"
Fernandina owns a trolly line, and
I eightyfoot hard-surfaced rmad to
ie beach and a modern sewerage
Fernandina ha. not a vacant house.
others are being builLt.
A gasoline passenger and freight
oat plies daily between this city and
l. larye; also a steamer thi* runs
e.kly between this city and Brun.-
ick, (Ia. The railroad line (two
%und tripe daily) between Fernanui-
a and Jackbonville put a stop to the
Fernandina has two good saw mill..
Here stood one of the saw mills of
rhich he speaki the site was recent y
T SlRY EArIAER
U asi.ini hj hpsuiiskClark
Washington, JIe,. 6 -(Special)
One of the mopt far reaching and
omptehensive waterways develop.
ents for Florida and the entire far
South was begeum h.re tod.iy when
Congressman Frank Clark, of FDwi-
da, offered a remolation calling upon
thesecretary of war, for full infor-
Mnatlt trading a survey Wor' a
anal from umnberland Sound tothe
maeoMIa# he Msaiamippt river, with
n estimate of ct thereof.
fuls plan co9A plates the use a0E *
the 8uwannee and the St. Marys in
Florida, and all other rivers alonli
and adjacent to such route and pro-
vides for a protected all-iuland e tual.
'ihe resolu'i callh for :ar e4 ,mite
of the cost of a ea-levet ship-a-tital of
such dilnli'roni- a4 to atccioetmm iate
the largest set-going veats*; the coit
of onstructing a lhk canIl of su':i
dimensions ass to a)canunod.te the
largest sea-goung ve+ el-; lthe c.)t of
constructing a barge canal to be usedi
for the carriage of reiglit ms ainy if
the'Waters of tihe Unitel State s.
tlhe zsuof $100,000 would Ir ap-
proprialed for msiking su1'h eat;,uates.
Mr. Clark has also off red a bill
authorizing the s mrel.try of w.tr to
make an examination aild -urvey .if
Fernandina harb-or wilo a view to
memuring a channel of not 1-. thaI
thirty feet in dleptihi fr.ni tie wI arves
to the Atlantic ocean.
Senator Fletcher today intro la,.,I
the f11l *wing bill provilJfue for .llti
purchase ot a 4ite l.l:i ti e .'r* sIi If
a bklic 'ukll'thig at Frt Myer: .
"*.te mcretary of Ul&.tar b ihe author-
ilnd 16th uire by pecasite, coinlean-
dqikf or other vise, a ,site an I cane
to be erected thereon a adiltabh buaill
ing iael HNag lie,r if v.tilts, thet-
i* and ventilating tImpptrra1tu4 a1 i
approachess for the use a-rl a:- ." n n
hlatIon of the poitomWie an I -t er oti-
ees of the government at Fort MNers,
S we-int of saimd ali tide tin tMitag
iumes Union, Dec. 9.
F blowing i- copy of time hill intr )-
luced by i eplreentative C -rwk:
'A Bill to Provide for ai m x.ilmika-
tlion and Sarvey of Frtri.t: li-it
** it en.it en te ly to t. .I an
llouse of ite4preseMHtl:ti'e f the
United States'. f Aint te iln C I', .ti.
Aisemible.l, ''ntht tli S.t -'etary of
bVar be, and lie ai leretily, Autihs, izt*
anus directed to caum-c a ex Ininaeion
and survey to be aloude .f Ferni til in
Harbor, Florida, with a view to se-
curing a channel oft not 1,-H tIhan
tairly feet in depth fromU th, wharve-s
Sthe Atlantic O a ean."
2 FERNANDINA NrIWS4RACOD, DECEMBER 12, 1919
FEEMAI A REWS EmB MICKLE SAYS .
e m.r. a the possms- at F rasa- PC-I : G :
two V- W TIMELY SUGGESTIONS
in, Nke WFf & t51*Ag 44 wal teIt"
,NV OM Um 'N)M -FOR
I Dils IM I RS 0
Lea u a Leg sliam Itm, 4 5
SWe are prepared with many useful and ap- 3
/ 2 propriate articles suitable for Holiday Gifts, and it
W will repay. you to inspect our offerings now on
S. display and attractively priced.
SAN REV. J. W. BLAKER, ROecor.
_Thinlr_ uxlay in Advent.
Suinnday 8--h- 10 a. m. For Ladies For Men For Boys For Girls
Holy COmmunion, 7:30 am. in.
OAK MARKS VENERATED SPOT Morning prayer and Kid Gloves House Coats Suits Dresses
Iru peanatd Whaoe Abrshem Erxm. clock. subject: *"The Credentials Silk Waists Hand Bags Hats Coats
ed Altar to the Lord Has seeo Of the Messiah."
Carefully Prrved. Evening prayer and sermon 7:30 Wool Sweaters Suit Cases Caps Sweaters
It Is recorded that when ram ook. The eleventh of the r of Silk Hosiery Sweaters Hosiery Hosiery
was prmolaed the at the the Apstlem' Creed will be Preached:
land af Canaan and was oumaied $**FROM THENCE HE SHALL COME TO Coat Suits suspenderss Neckwear Cloves
to "walk through the land," he *"r JUDGETHEQUICK ANDTHE DEAD"
moved his tent. and came and dwelt Tuesday, 4 p. m., st. Margaret.' -Dresses Belts Belts Umbrella
Ia he plain of Mamre. which Is In ild will meet with Mrs. C. W. Long Coats Neckwaer Handkerchiefs Waists
Hebron, and built thee an altar t" Ltauerre. U.
by o.ea g at ."t Ev ninth prayer and address Wed- Silk Lingerie Purses Cuff Buttons Hair Ribbons
3HOrttan, Jew and Mohammedan. It neuday 7R. 0. Iie MARTIN Pt I
Sto i protection tMohamt mt eok. Emb. Handkerchiefs Cuff Buttons Gloves Handkerchiefs
attribute its preservation In a s reoi
dead ot almost all ftreeV. 0U MARTIN tP tr.a-
r o amonItn aues. d m a (Eastern stan d ) For the Home you will find many things to make the beautiful and attractive.
Nprtal, while stioned at general head- Suday school at 9:45 a. min. w. Below we enumerate a few things that may be helpful to you in making your selections; Art
quarters of the Brditi Oml there ., Sinh~ Ouperltendent. Squares of Matting, Wool Fibre, Grass, and Wool Tapestries, Small Rugs in Wool Fibres,
searsn which were recognized a the .. 6ATe"" .loe ... .. Tapestries, and Axministers; Congoleum Rugs in several sizes, and by the yard; Woolen
Italt of Abraham's tree. Sir Jea'p : A .T
Hooker visited the spot Ito 18 and Evening services 7:30 p. in. Sub- Blankets, Quilts and Comforts in various quliities.
wanted to secure a specimen of the jet: "A Faithful Saying." "
wood for ew, but no ome would ea Junior B. U. willmeel at 6:30. We invite your inspection of our offerings. Make our Store your headquarters while
.... -.V" .1a m".--- . -r. s doing your Ch.ii1tnmqs Shopping.
and which did not spare Hebren. had tRhod, leader.
broken down one of the oak's bra~ne Y. W. A. Tuesday afternoon. Phone 18 for quictK delivery.
he was able to secure a portion of it Prayer meeting, Wednesday 7:30
which IS to be sen to tbls day la one p. W
practical fame awaits the tre te it we extend a cordial invitation to.
Is with It that the Syrian forests wm public in general, and to strangers in
probably be rehabilitated In the bright the city in particular, regardless of M L r L
Turk ao longer rules the land. .
Armenia. as well as Greece. had a REV. R. M. WILLIAMa, Pastor. .-. T- - --
Homer. Like Homer, Mose of Snday-shool 9:45. PEARLS FAMOUS II HIST,$ i How FroePreU t EWs 1920 Aut TOs Le----
Khoreoue, who wrote In the seventh Preaching 11.00 a. mi. and 7*30 p. ... In the m:,nner of dllsposlng of their .U AIO Legal| Notices I
century, was held to be dbalng t- m. by the pastor. Romance Surrouni.ng T .hen T,. ggs many pecs of frog exhibit N R a d
H with tradtn utl arle Prayer me tinug, Wednae-edy 7::0 sced That of o the urkale peculiaritie. One of theo uOW ea y u Cnt uge, ta t of
seime of his pemsonag' were hIstorie, p- Paraguay. makes its nest in a blush For the Cmvenience of the public forida
8acerding to the Christian Scilece We rordially ihvile everyone to What unbellerabl, rofiance there is overhanging a pond. The lower ends applications for registratio.s of imoto.r in AEM En. tecatool
MNototr. Semlramli. the quaee who come. JGive Gid |rt of His day by b n th- tho e ,roi h n, w? ot a number of leaves are drawn to- vehicles for the year 1920 MAY EBK eorgeAana. Nuinounty
SDately admired, desire, a -alted, stolen, ge n xed n that posit breb t lvntt ea l whom It may
describes Dido building the city f sold as bautful ave, then return ed number of empty gg epsul. The nlttance Tags l b ent out atbut ary, A. D. 1rS, I ahall apply to the Honor
rds of the past bueen fo t he ctletiom [ M u3 Ci again to their glory in the oriental ggs are :also covered with a shield of the middle of l)ecenber in time fr *beJ. ee o d .
Sou of the past; bet thre ci M oat D. th s empty oepsules to protect thea diadem or on the k utr empty to protect the from the new year.tameto
of her day was overthrown by Or Dr. Eugene Daniel, Miniter an empress! Reflect upon which the sun and air. When the eggs are Plea see that all que.ntions are ie'orge. aeceeitil;ma t at sale
ad his succesors, and the land e- (Eatern time.) were enshrouded thousands of years hatched the plug at the bottom ap awered and your n e and ree s rsrt dte
period of a t ad thousand Su mday school, 9:0 a. in. ago In the jade casket of sme (I- Iears to fall out and the tadpole is printed or written plainly aoid nd orthe .
when general Illiteracy obtained AMoraig service and rnum, 11:00. nese emperor, and which, suddenly ex. le te water cte the application wfr a Nary MARY A. LATAM
among the population. Concerning Uirlstian Endleavor, 6:45 p. m. hunmed. tind new life In reflectiag the! Publite or a tme otier ul-in a .sal.
this period practically no record su. Evening service and sermon, 7:30. kythe s And the F Etcaped. Bn e ure fr hake In the r t Ort rh Jdicia
Vives. Not antll the fourth entry pryer r Wed day, 7::s0 tr. t oftt Oneof the queerest stories of auto- Justices ofthe Peace, Notaries Public Circit tof flore iaM d er
did the land, now influenced by (tex mobile wreckF comes from Geneva. and County Omcers, or time Comup- NaianU Couty.
tianlty, begin to find oaf.expnreo p. m. Fast, have received Imperial hoors A man driving along the state road troller. In Chacee.
salt is hardly strange that what Mee -Thie patrici an women M. t re- toward Waterloo had the windshield ERNEST AMOS Ron wtm e
mind us. decked themselves with mtate (Domptroller u oee
wof horene wrote was long held to be earls during their slumbers top*osse tered through the open. i and hit oragonTCy ,t1oWS W-i
wholly of his Imagination. The City Coteach of Fernandina them In their dreams, iad they aW entered the o nd To John Wllm s ewa
P Ta hs eed aoOrdlnaee entitled, Pended them by threes from their eamrm om t efae He tri wheel rus Three.Ral Switchesd day of bruary. A. ? She
Pearft T-nBesm t thi er Throe-Rail Swtereb red to
er, snotthat thee dt tinkling of the pendantsA n e n Australalu engiu.-rs :s, inh.nted till of complaint for divorce filed herein
A Ordlaee to Provide for the n ncoly. ran into the ditch and against you by Rea Williams I their-
Stwo or three years a the sm Anmight remind them of their beauty o three-rail switilhes for use b. raiilr"ads ut courtof NasM costy. Florda.
etof Japan. the Antilles or the taaie, Redemption and Bile of Tax Certifi- which they could not e. through a fne and had a bad ma whr thr ralThe rnadt ewReord hreby
at a depth of not more than ten or cates Hekl by the tlty of Fernaudina, There was that pearl of a million p. And the worst the s to accommodate rolling stosk of differ- Isdei thh sf on whch weae
twelve meters the marvel known as Florida, Covering Landq Sold to which Julius Caesar otered to Se frer can't to the By for daaagesue. for eight conBseeve weeks.
a peard has Its birth, takes term ma Said (ciy. villa. mother of Brutus. There were" -Boalo Expresu. Wtn emy adOe rki a dtbeeAlol
wows Is n Its rhel tkere Ifacy M
there comes a day when suddenly. br- bhis Ordinae provlules that pro- PItvlere. of Mary Stuart, the gift of Measurin RainfalL C CA IDOt Bo C m 'rt.
tany. something tragtc nd wonderful perty-owera who are delinquent for Catherine de Medici. and those of un R ain aCA APPLCATO James. E. -lkl. Bolietr. f ebi
happens. After the great excitement City Taxes prior to eertala years may Henry IIL Pearls were present at e uantity or rain which falls is ocat dsJ mi
of a rude unrooting, the pearl awakens Redees their property without hyv. dramatic moments, concernait which Sred by rain-gauges or. pluy aneIs b osatttuosal ons, nsd In the Circitt Foerth Judicial
toe dayigh lik the mores of tte I meters which are variously conru-st tae by Circuit oinad fr
to daylight like the princess of the laglto pay intere-t. After May 31-t, they tell us with more pasrse eO e oth ta t n ya are d take-
falry tales. Passionate. mad eyes tleT atenl than wthe history a y-i e Is O taken laterally and acts thu nT mtf
pon her. Perhaps. already, the divers 19^20 al t diug Tax rtificat time; and you can Imagine a thattho' Snon's rain-gange ost g of a he Mos Is the mucous sources the ad ThrsPla ,
are killing each other ov her. held by the City will be offered fto0 Sems which adorn the portratat thef f elad receiving vessel to catch sic Marine Hashers atarrmpay
a master comes and assures her pro- sale wilthsat ltere or penaltlei. Florntne nsnce w andt knw g maet glas atsis soon trr t yes o Fod. cort o e
tectlon. places her among complanl, Property owner ate Ured to call the tragie Intimacies of thMat s Imum ei r diameter to measure tgsf t To ane issie o dthebak
and with them surrounds her with on the Clerk of the Urtait ort and steenth century. so grem u f the measure its usually one tenth he tmesa e Hairs Caa os iSteresed:
thousand attentions by dint at which t m rderos. One pearl nce ha a- of m th the ela is what prdes ah w You are hereby noted that a Writ o
she loes that look of extreme youth redeem their property and avoid moMn name. the name of a coromean.: m .Is epb ofe o g o r tme t iWatr piydng,
and greenness which has intgered ftw frthermle k w cae La P n (lo tea &. t. C oiNET & Prowo.e Tienl a e.%
the sojourn in the ocean. W. f WHITNEY, cAperate). It beleaed to i- ChanOe the Gearal Ari Se.h *demandt *a mntntoa a aee hudred douase
y ~ 4Now. _unless you sharl mear ta maid ac-
Cty tek FeMMlin Fla. Ip I of S d blat *em Charles' uncle was a tall man, and ti as o eruadm . s a.ithe sl
Roe1iik s o teelon o (the historita) felt htlMelf t.ernd one day when he had Charles out for (eourS. fourth JSdisal CrS oo fdi3dS
Rck so belokng to a tm having once heml It. for a' Is* a walk he forgot the length of a child's In Cout of County Judge, Stae of erua A. P.m, wme b
feak g stones mlolar to ageolo stL stant. to his hands.-flanoMr," Ia i- b te,. and poor Chartes was almost Florida dered aga t you, abS yoer property m5
me of these reeking stones are made Th am tended epecial- dianapol Star. rnng to keep up. They came .to a Ina e tate of t th thtd day e Deember. A. D
So by the force of the wind which cuts ly for ladigagloe and constipatiou. rts la the grade of the walk and V. V. M mald Nassa outy ". o C BUO .
the dirt or send out from under them. They tone up the tomech and en- Inflamed YW C lr i s p and said: "O. undoe. Notie s berey given, to all whom it may febi Cagi eod Court.
They are of harder material than *the .N wrb Xothing brings surer relief to In- please change Into low; I just cat eolan, tat on the third dy.of lebruary,
S had emt tha th .ito perfo &Its fm mtontural- ftoned @ee than a wash with & Pla change Ito low; I J" Coast 't on hlriy
bdirt and mtne which atnId t wSake it on high.- w J fsid AooD, a JIdge o tf
So the harder reao after the t. ly. They getl o0 the lieOr 0an! acid water. And me thing that Its Pre so iAsa H o ty F i
er or shifting material has been wern bowe, thetlq ntern the stao usVer anes remember is to have the meeNSed; at at t -ta.e ie will pro
way. Other rockl s m aemt t nd bowetoa bheaty condition preparation free ftm an an The Corrt Wo l, Mt to s d Co my il u Ad.
....... ..... I&- I--. L.- S__ PftWt atld ff rem Carunr. .
FERNANDINA NEWS-RECORD, DECEMBER
REPORT OF CONDITION
KT IIIIIAL 3IN
AT Feaamnmas. is Tra rTAn or FLORIDA.
AT T? CLWM OO BWntkRW
NOVETRB 17, 1919.
LIrSa tdo ebOts...... ................. I
OWedraftsM unseen di. .....................
U. 8. Ba &to seeur elredlioa n(par
U. &. SON& and tifi;ggl*lf Of indebted,-;tl t**
asespibdto eum U. 8. Deposit
PledS* to eores Petal Savings Do-
pose4per vW ael ................... 2Mte
Pledged aolatral for tate or other
MdlPidloa bill Par"M.......... 2 .0ML
War Peawm ie rilemtm eml 1 Thrift Stamps
actam OuMy O .................. .. .... 9 .00
Total U. 8 4Govwramsesesuriloe.
'oads other than U. I. hoads pledged
to secure Postal Maivlugs deposits... ,00ow.Oe
Roamdt, oc-uritMies pledgMd %as eoltnral for
mate, or other delpowitS or hlals payable
(pnotal ex led .. .................. 21.ei.
tlcuriirs olthr than U. S. boal. (not in-
cluding stocks) ownsLntpltlexd ...... i&.C.t7
Collateral Trust and other not" of eor.
poratloens Isued for not less than
One Year nor more than Three
Years' n41me........................4.. .96 ]
Stock of Fas ilRos e.inmBsk (50 per cent
of ubsciptimn.) .... ..............
Value of baki ln ou aoe................. 114..ou
Equity in bokibouMe.... ...............
Firnitre and Axtiamrp ...................
[awUld emrmm with Fedenral. Rerve Hank
Items with Federal Reserve Banks In
preoose f colleetan Ianot available
as reserve)................ ...............
ash la vault and net amounts due from
National bank .................. ......
Met amount due from ihaak and bakers.
and trust cmpaai, other tha above.
ToWtlis I,41 r 15. dand 17.......... t.617,.9
Checks on banks located outside of city or
tow a rortlmt ba k...... ......
Itedemptlon Flnd with U. -. Treasurer
and due from U... Treurer.........
nlatert erned bet not soltlected-ap-
proximate-on Notes and Bills Re-
cot"whi "t Poa d ...............
Capital stoek paid ia.......... ........
Mandan Fund................. ..............
lA-es r-eet auses, Interest. and
taxes p .......... .....................
Intnst and diesoBnt ellected or
credited. In advance of maturity
aad ot earned ap roxmate).....
Af ie rs d for all Interme ac-
as s ........ ........... ...........
er ad e...................
Due to baaks, aakeri alI truot companies
(other tan above) ....................
( rtiedchbck................... ......
ir's hcks outandin...........
TOtal oItemw, il,s and ... ..... 11,2uu.e
My stock is now complete with
e Jewelry Line for Christmas.
all the various goods in
Island City Garage
Cor. Center and Third Sts.
Efficiently Done by Experienced
9AFillUsm w blis m d h
G. P. McClendorn, Mgr. H. C. King, Prop
MDAND I PMIT5.
ladividual dep-sits subject chee-C ..... a>.s.4
State. eouty or other mualewpal deposits.. 21,,7a.13
lilvidead unpaid.............. .........4..7.56
Total uii, addpr..................... sno.tt.
Sll epoKl ............ 5.51 77
OtiherTilmee polatas...................... 5,61
ToW tha degiots subject to reserve ......40.77.39
Other United States deposits, including de.
posits of U. 8. dibunrsing of rs..... ..,tltU 65 W.t t
STAIR OF FLORIDA, ,
CouTrr or NasmaA.
I, C. BINNICKKR, Cahier oftie above named bank.
do sole ly swear that the abtore stat ent i true to the beat
eof my knowledge and belief.
[8 kALl C. 8. BINNICKER. Cashler.
gatscribed and swora to before aJe this 25th day of
NMOmber. M19L KANSAS BAKER,
Notary Public. State of orida.
My coammumiMo rxpre May *, Ion
JAc nOm MISzal, .Dimrtora.
Hmit J. B am.* I
Picked Up About Town by
BSy Pencil Pushers
Buy BamW. better beef. If.
John bSatler, paiter and paper-
banger. Box 19k, Fe- madina, Fla.
Roy Vandegri, of Jacksonville,
is vi dIb biiter, Mr,. C. Donald,
of Both Sixth sreet.
Mrs. George P. Allan, of Young--
otwn, 0., is visinag her brother, T.
J. Shave, anJ family, of this city.
L. L. Owens, of Evergreen, and
Mr. Wilson, of Callahan, were in the
eity oa buitnesm matters today.
Speestle and Eye-Ulass Lenses
deplcated on short notice, frames re-
paied, etc., by Huhrer, Jeweler.
let, alaurday, November 29th,
ladive Med Fox for neek piece. Re-
wad if retmed to
LOUIS A. KLARELB
The Home Work Society of the
Presbyterian church have decided to
postpo their supper until after the
Durham Duplex, Uem, Enders,
Ever teady, Oilutelsad Keen Kutt-
er ramur blades, strops, lather brushes,
et., at Sauier's drugstore.
Joha Thekara and sister, Misse
Efas, for years were residents of this,
caty returned here this week and will
remmalu until after ChristmaC"
The Junelsamat weather and high
w dis eo the pet several days have
pevelted tMe shrimp slet from go
lug to ma. Indlmleatlo now point to
B~maud Oome, a Feranmdina yowg
man, is now operating a freidgh
tn-u weeu Feruandlua and Jack-
meavilla. Mblem if you want aSy-
thing from Jacksonmvll right now.
Oam L. tble ruetrmned to Fer-
au- a this wen* ad s resumed-
i pedeIti with Setlert's saovitg
purists. Beu waealled Ito the os
MaA ha ha ItAilemM at HiAninM
Sedans. The acme of mod-
ern luxury and q oonminy
in automobile riding.
These Sedans will make
the handsomest Xmas. gift
that we know of. We in-
vite vour attention to our
Sales Room demonstration
Buy gemipine Ford parts.
Counterfits are dangerous
C. W. LASSERREProp.
Buy Barnes' better beef. tL
Mlisu Jean and Edith Allan were
called to Fernandina this week by
the serious illeae of their mother,
Mrs. Mighten. We are pleased to
state that Mrs. Migbten is much
W. I. Grace and Co. are shipping
through Strachan Shipping Co. as
agents several ars of nitrate of oid
frnm the Clyde warehoies to various
frtilizer factories in Georgia and
The Young Womman Auziliary of
of the Baptist church cleared over
$200.00 at their bazaar sad supper
Tuesday night. They want to thank
their good friend for their liberal
patronage, and the News-Record for
its help in making the bazaar public.
Attention is called to the adver-
tlsment of Malarkey Broa. By
perusing it carefully, this am will
asait you in doing your Oriatimas
shopping, as a number of useefl
articles to give as prusetam e owa
by them, and cam he foui at their
Mr. and Mrn. J. 8. ButtereMld and
daughter, Mgarget, Mra. B. M.
- Hall and daughter, Virginia, "md
so, B. M., and Miss PaueaeoPer
Jaekseuvil ml oeed over hem 8.
Ammilma ilaS R mlami ad im d
Buy Barnes better beef. tf.
'he Shivers Bros., with their
lilies, arrived in Fernandina last
k, conning from Angleses, N. J.,
their family boat. They will
nd the winter here in shrimp fs.h-
. They are related to the Hilton
s., former owners of the Marine
.By B better b
Buy Bornee' better bWef.
Residence Property at 6'7 Ash
Street, Fernandina, Fla. Apply to
DR. CARROLL 11. FRINK,
P. 0. a X 465,
We advise you to inspect our aisort-
ment of BICYCLES before c oozingg
a Christmas present. Ojr line is,
brand new, all wheels are equipped
with coaster brakes, rubber grips
and extra good saddles. We have
a bicycle for yo-ir little girl or boy
and for the grown-up boys.
Shop early and avoid dissapoint-
To Keep Informed
The Florida Times-Union printed
more news and more advertising in
November than printed by any
Florida newspaper during any pre-
The total space devoted to news and
advertising amounted to 6,966 col-
umns and included 1,202,628 lines of
The Times-Union print day after
day more news than any other news-
paper circulated in this territory.
The best Informen citizens of this
community read the Florida Times-
Union regularly. Although the price
of white paper has greatly advanced,
the Times-Unlio's subscription rate
is now as it has been for more than a
year, $9.00 per year for the daily and
Sunday by mail, 4.50 for six mnionths.
If we have no agent in your town,
a good opealng awaits you, if you
are a hustler.
H4ad inquiries and sulMeriptlpto to
the CirSlation Manager, the Florida
Times-Union, Jacksonville, Fla.-
The annual meeting of the stock-
holders of the Kelly Brotlers i o will
be lwdd at the oice of the company,
in thecity of Fernandina, on Wednes-
day, January 14th, 1920, at 4 o'clock
p. m., for the election of officers for
the enmuing year, and for the trans-
action of such other business as may
legally eone before the meeting.
J. J. KELLY,
I)ee. 12th, 1919.
Ilippard's bakery is well prepared
for making cakes of all kinds.
If you bave a turkey to be baked,
notify me. Special orders solicitedd.
Bakery Third Street, between Centei
rooms over store on Third
Furnished or unfurnished.
H. F. SAHLMAN.
A eAAritat C/ws
&akf wV rAM ihM fe4 Wrd
CLEAR AS A BELL
THa theb .&ie.e-m-.t which woeb hihef s-core
r md quedly af the P a ma-PacMc Expneitim
THE Sonora as distinguished as the instrument possessing the
greatest artistic merit because of its clarity and truth of tone
and its loveliness and brilliancy of express-
The Sonora plays ALL makes ot disc
records perfectly without extra attachments
and was the first phonograph in the world
Superb models at prices from
$" to $1W.
L. GRUNWALD, Agent
HIGHEST MARKET PRICES PAID
FOR FLORIDA RAW ANIMAL FURS
Coon, $1 to 8.00; Skunk, $1.25 to 7.50; Opossum,
50c to S3; Green Salt Cow Hides, 30c Ib.
CASPER HIDE & SKIN CO., FITZGERALD, GA.
I wish to inform the public that
my business has increased su fast,
that I have installed a new and larg-
er cose r of the latest improved con-
struction, in order to handle my in-
ereasing trade in a satisfactory and
I am carrying larger stocks of
meats and groceries now, and am in
a better position than ever to furnish
my customers with the very best that
Is to be had in my line.
I have fresh meats and vegetables
arriving daily, to insure my custom-
ers fresh and seasonable goods. My
prices are right,- and I guarantee
every articlele 1 sell to give satisfact-
ion; in other words, if it isn't right,
I will make it right.
Thanking you for your patronage,
and assuring you that my best efforts
will be to serve you at all times,
I beg to remain,
0. W. BARNES.
Not a house In this city that Is un-
Optometrist a and
M a ate r Optician
An do1 ts at vialesm aoiem-
taU .sw1 ee d.
DR.LYMAN L. BUNKER
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON
Office withDr. Huphreys
PRieue fleas W-W.
Cela answered alat or day.
Rooms 1, 2, 3, Swana Building
J. R. LYNN
Rooms 1.2, 3, JeffIys Bildig,
W. T. HAILE & CO.
m"Fi l maigbu imn
m, JEminFmF S
Room 4, JEFFREYS BLDG.
BROUGHT STRIKERS TO TERMS
African Explorer Put His Wits to Bear
In Controversy With Obetrep-
Although the plan Is not capable of
wide application, the tale of a strike
In central Africa, told by an exploring
member of the English Royal Anthro-
pological Institute. Is pleasant reading
for the promptness with which the
matter was settled.' The explorer was
journeying by water and, coming to
an African village where he needed a
pew relay of paddlers, he found that
all the available paddlers had truckck"
aot for higher wages but against any
paddling whatever. The expedition
was held up. and the men who refused
to paddle stood apart and evidently
considered the plight of the explorer
a matter of considerable unsympa-
thetic amusement. The explorer, how-
ever. thought he saw a way out. He
asked some of the women of the vii-
lag to coine aboard his boat and sell
him od; and as soon as several of
them were on board he unfastened the
hawner, the boat swung out from tOi
shore and began to travel with thb
current. Ashore and afloat anxiety
followed. Presently the men who had
refused to paddle the explorer were
paddling their own little canoes In
pursuit and volubly demanding the
return to their womenfolk. The larger
craft, and presumably the armanment.
of the traveler gave him an advantage.
He was able to Issue an uliiutatum.
No women, he said In effect. %itlhout
peaddlers, but one woman for every
man of the tribe who would ngre to
help paddle the expedition through the
next stage. The men accepted the
bargain; and as there were saen
thirty women on the InMt the expedi-
tion got Its neee.suarY mplemnent of
paddlers and the strike was over.
Not Always Unlucky.
Friday has not been unlucky In hl.
tory. If it Is so considered by many. It
was on Friday. August 3. 1492. that Co-
lumbus st sail on his voyage of dis-
covery. and Friday, October 12. that
he first sighted land. Friday. Novem-
ler 22.143, that be reached illspanola
in his second voyage; Friday, June
13. 1494, that he reached the conuti-
ie'nt of America. It was on Frielay,
July 17. 1776. that the motion was
made that the United colonie. are
and ought to be free and inde|l'nd-
ent. Many more occurrences could be
"I wonder why tle Hottentot pn-ln-
law makes the grooml pay for his
wife? "u'nno." "P'erhaps on the
ground that what you get fair nothing
you don't appreciate."-Louilville
Hats Eight Feet High.
During their ceremonial dances the
natives of Papua, New Guinea, %v-ar
probably the tallest hats in Ihe world
--a headdress vurylng from si to
I eight feet In height and most gorgeous
Kryptok Glasses, the invisible Bifocals, clear, smooth,
even surface, fitted in latest model traces.
The Keystone Hotel
FROM 1 TO 2:30
$1.00 Per Person
THE KEYSTONE HOTEL
mT D. SON, 'r.
ALBERT D. SIMON, Ng'r.
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Miss Mary Logan, flehl director in
the Armenian and Syrian work, was
in the city Wednesday appointing a
county chairman for the Near Eit
drive to begin February let and is to
continue to the 22nd, for $30,000,000.
U. C. Burgess, of this city, accepted
the county, ehrirmanshly,
The steamship Edgewood is un-
loading ballast and .will take on a
part cargo of phnlphbate for G ent.
The West Cobalt is also in port and
taking on a cargo of phosphate for
Hamburg. The steamship Western
Front is unloading ballast. The
steamship Monticello, now at New-
port New', Va., is expected hero at
an early date. bhe wilt carry from
this port 9;2000 toon pho Uhate, the
largest that has ever been taken. The
previous heaviest shipment was 7,100
FERNANDINA NEWS-RECORD, DbCEMBER :'12, 1919
Chlidrm Cry far Fletcler's
nhe Kind You Have Always Rought, and which has beea
fa s0 ft wever thiry ea, has borne the signature of d
^ and has been made under his per-
mal supervision since its infancy.
Allow o oee to deceive you In this.
Ag Counterfeits, Tmilations and "Just-as-good" are but
Expeaments that trife with and emanger the health of
Infants ad Childrem-Expediesce against pwrlnrhmat
What is CATORIA
Camda is a harmtei smlattate Castor 0i, Paregoric,
Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is pleasant. It contains
neither Opitn, Morphine nor other narcotic substance. Its
age b its iusarantec. orw more than thirty years it has
been in constant use for the relief of Constipation, FlauI -ncy,
Wind Clic and Diarrhoea; allaying Feverishness arising
therefrom, and by regulating the Stomach and Bowels, aids
the assimlatlosf F ood; giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panma-The MotmS Fried.
WUNK CASTORIA ALWAYS
ft the Sinture of
I Use F Over 3 Years
The Kind You Have Always Bought
YO sTPSAMU e@0 n-vUM. WW VOK C#rY.
Southern Clergyman Known
As Church 's "Adding Machine"
This Ma's Serm In Figures
La-ehes Epsi- al- Han
Ups Greatest Move-
most in Its
Here Is the "super-adding-machine"
et the Episcopal Church.
His name ie the Rev. R. Bland
Mitchell, and he has composed a ser-,
aen ia statistics that has stirred 1.-'
00.000 men and women to the task of
Mr. Mitchell has just emerged from
a barrage of figures that "came over"
from every city, town and rural die
trict la the United States, from Alas-:
ka and Latin America: from the Island
territories and the Orient.
From these figures he has made
his sermon-the survey of the needs
of the Episcopal Church in the period
of reconstruction, upon which has been
based the budget of the Episcopal Na-
Mr. Mitchell once preached in words,
from a pulpit in Mississippi. Not;
aay months ago he was preaching
through the mails. as corresponding
secretary of the Episcopal Board of
Misions Is New York. And now, seem-
egly not preaching at all, he has.
a the executive office of the Nation-
Wide Campaign, delivered to Episco-
palans throughout the country this
sermon In statistics, which churchmen
pronounce one of the most Inspiring
ever delivered in the Church.
It all eame about through the Na-
ton-Wide Campaign. By it the
Church was to be inspired to meet
te obligatioS of reconstructloe. New
workers were to be enlisted and m
ioes raised to increase the efficiency
and extend the influence do the
Thea someone asked, "What doam
the Church need?"
That question was translated ntoo
gtuly blanks. They were scattered
broan6ast among the ms sions and
parishes e the nation, to the stations
to the far corners where o misionaris
were at work.
And while men were busy. every-
whe, writing their part of the
Churbas story on these Mlma, Mr.
Mthes was drafted from the Berde
of Missions, made manager of the
mpsaign office and given the Job at
weelving the results of this study and
The story of a New York woman
who a number of years ago remarked,
upon nee!ng three automobiles on
Broadway In a single afternoon, that
she "did not know what pass we are
coming to." Is paralleled by the fol-
lowing paragraph, taken from "Cali-
fornia Desert Trails," S. Smeeste
"The cowboy's liking fort luted
range was Illustrated by. my friend's
complaint that new-comers were
crowding him out A neighbor a mnle
away in one direction and another
four miles off In the other were the
grounds of objection; and the read was
'getting to be a durn boulevard: there
were two fellows went by yesterday.*"
REV. R. BLAND MITCHELL
piecing them together into a compos-
Its picture, a complete romance in
Month after month of labor follow-
ed. The "super-adding-machine" of
the Church completed hi work. And
that work is credited with having sot
the entire Episcopal Church upon what
to called the greatest movement in Its
CHURCH WILL ATTrEMPT
RURAL WELFARE WORK
Systematic welfare work Ina rural
and mountain districts of the South.
never attempted on an effective scale
before, will be one outgrowth et the
Natd e-Wide Campaign by which the
Uplscopal Church is seskbag to expand
the scope of Its activities and meftl-
newa. In every Southern tate the
campaign budget for permanent fu
tare work Includes allowances for ao-
thitles of this sort.
The decline of the rural chabre. ar
disclosed by car,'ul surveys ae thU
Southern state-, iM a problem to re
cetve serious consideration of ieadonr
of the campaigns
Work Hard and Play Hard.
Regulnr daily reliaxation and partic
ularly relnxation throui enithul-ia:sti
hobby ritdiig hlia. the. awdl.lnt: iae of pro
moving emioational control. an indli
pensable factor in thie witning of sue.
cess. To work hard. to play nratently,
to live a decent, hygienic life in gener-
al. sums up pretty- comprehensive lOy
the secret of business succ-e s. F.I-
lowing this plan. men of only aver.,ge
ability can and'do advance by rapid
stages. while without its aid more bril
liant men falter and fail
Take your typewrltine to Mis.
Daisy Young, the stenographer.
Competent, patient and reliable
Prices ra-?mnahle. Office, Judg,
Stay1' office, Cor. Ash and Fourth
.. .. A .
RANCHER NOW CROWS FRIEND
Bird He Formerly Depsed Cam. t
His Rescue and Waged War eo
There's a rancher out at San h>r.
nando valley way who has revise
all his preconceived notions about
crows, says a Los Angeles dispatch to
the St. Louis Republic. Inasmuch as
they have saved him $5,000, he feels
that he is duty bound to chuck theI
"se:trecriws" and cultivate his new-'
In other words, he's off the anti-
crow movement for life.
Mr. Robert Fargo. program chair-
man of the Los Angeles Audubon so,
eiety vouches for the facts In the case.
The farmer has 45 acres of tomatoes.
They were coming along finely when
he discovered some weeks ago that to-
mato worms had Invaded the field and
were destroying the plants .
All hands-men, women and chll*
dred-were drafted to wage war on
the wonnrm. which multiplied at an ap-
pulling rate. As many as 1.000 of
them would be found in a single mor-
The fight appeared to be hopeless ,
and the farmer In despair had almost
resigned himself to the loss of his crop
when the blackleg battalions of his
rescuers arrived one morning.
A veritable cloud of birds descend-
ed on one corner of the field. At first
he supposed it merely meant more
trouble. In a short time he discovered
The new arrivals were after the
wormnns and they got them, too. The
loyal birds stayed right ao the Job
for several days. A careful search of
the field several days after they left
revealed only three of the worms.
Not a tomato plant-was disturbed by
the birds, according to the rancher.
He is now trucking his tomatoes In a
nearby cannery which contracted for
them. At the price fixed he will clear
If the crows had not arrived on time
there would have been neither vine
nor tomatoes left in a few days, so he
credits them with having saved him
the results of a year's labor, the cost
of his plants, and returned him a neat
Finished the Pregrmm.
The newlyweds moved M e aaMtt
ment next to the settled old bach-
elor. They had a ukulele and every
night they entertained themselves and
annoyed him by playing It and sting-
Ing very sentimental songs together
Usually they ended with "Home Sweel
lie endured It bravely and said
nothing until one day he heard them
having their first quarrel. That night
he supposed he would have quiet, but
quite as usual the bridegroom
thrummed on his "uke" and very wild,
weird tunes he thrummed too. F!rial-
ly there was a long silence and the
bachelor knew that they had ended
I their concert without their unal
"Home Sweet Home."
Grimly he crossed to his Victrola,
which had been silent since the ad.
vent of the newlyweds and their so
perior musical Instrument With ela-
,tion be took from the rack the ecord
he had put there In hopes that some
day his turn would come. And exult.
antly the Victrola ground out "PTace
'p Your Troubles in Your Old Kit
Bag and Smile. Smile, Smile."
"My oldest girl. ZanaHne, is right
smart of a lady. If I do sy it," pride
i fully admitted Gap Johnaon of Rum
I pus Ridge. "Tuther night when young
SBill-Dick Riggle was calling on her ie
steps young Hamp Yawkey, and lowed
She'd set up on the other side at her
'Peared like Bill-Dick preferred peace
to etterkett, and was willing to arbi-
trate about it. But Zanxamne knowed
her mannered, and she hauled off with
; the fire shovel and smcked young
lHamp flat with It, and ike to have
heat him to death before he could tea!
himself out of there. Then bshe turn
ed to Bill-Dick and told him to go aon
with his sparking. Aw. you bet you
life. when It comes to etterkett. Zn
zalile Is right there with the autbhe
Ity r'-Kansas City Star.
Asleep at His Pest.
I was stationed, while In the army,
at a camp In Texas, and had been
working as a stenographer In the of-,
flee of the executive officer.
I had been out quite late to the
night on the day previous and bad beem
feeling quite sleepy while at work, se
I folded my arms on- my machine, and
before long was fast asleep. I had
been asleep about ten minutes when
the executive officer tapped me on the
shoulder and said: "Don't you want
one of these pillows, toorl
It seems a woman who lived close
to the camp had become acqualanted
* with the officer and had sent him a
* few pillows to be given out by him,
and I was Indeed glad to receive ene
* of them. but was much embarrassed t
- the way I received It.-Exchan.
Mild and AncisLt
Y Shall we refer to that oppeq st i
* uncompromslag terms as a grafterr
m ked the Invaluable secretary.
I "No." replied Senator SorghuM
* 'Let's keep up-to-date sad make It
strong. The profteern thee days ha
made the old-fashioned grafter leek
Like a piker."
His GIhpes owf Wa e.
"What are your apresno eof 'te
Man's Land "
"I didn't get Into the war," answered
#A n-m_ .4 as.- 4sW_ ..A. W
20Ofor 20 cents
PROVED CURVATURE OF EARTH
Selentlet Settled Disputed Questse,
But Leeoser Proved Himself to Be
It will scarcely be believed that the
question of the shape of the earth
could ever have disturbed the peace-
ful atmosphere of the law courts. Yet
In 1879 the question, indirectly. Indeed
did come before three learned Judges.
and the case excited a deal of Inter-
est and amazement. The circumstances
were as follows:
The plaintiff, one Hampden. enter.
trained the opinion that the world was
not round, and Issued an advertise-
ment In a paper challenging phllooo-
phers, divines and scientific professors
to prove contrary from Scripture, rea-
son or fact. He deposited $2,500 in a
bank, to be forfeited to anyone who
could prove to the satisfaction of any
Intelligent referee that there was such
a thing as a convex railway, canal or
The challenge was taken up by no
less a person than the late Prof. Alfred
Russell Wallace. who proved to the
satisfaction of the referee the curva-
ture to and fro of the Berford level
canal between Whitney bridge knd
Welsh's dam (six miles) to the extent
Oe five feet. more or less. and the $2,-
000 was paid over to him.
But he did not keep It. The plain-
tiff apparently began to see that he
was making a fool of himself, and
brought an action and recovered back
his deposit on the ground that the
whole affair was a wager, and there
tore llegal.-Springfleld Republican.
Sma 1( Mima
Many physicianu believe that any-
one who has a had cold -shuld be
completely isolated to prevent other
members of the family and awnciatms
from contracting the disease, as colds
are about as catching as mea-sles.
One thing More-the sooner one rids
himself of a cold the less danger, and
you will took a go4t while bef re you
adn ai hebter menticiin thn lianChaahr.-
-and the blend
can't be coa ied
Give Little Folks Allowance.
Instead of ;i.;, th. little. f..I. Ounce of Prevention Better Than
money in haphal;z:rntl .a hi.'. ;a ,l i.., Pound of Cure
there tease for it. lt thIm.1 t I,. W'ith influenza again making in-
stated sum each w.k. :ai.l then roads into the health (if the country,
upon their kee.ing an tn.. IounIt f \i the old adagel, -'a ouceof preveotlon
Is done with eve-ry ii..ny 44f it.- <'a i, ter thah a pound of ce," never
M marshall in the Thrift .'ia-a;ziit. vI t unore than it does now.
A t3ounte bottle of Dr. Willaws
To Brighten Tiles. 01 'ontiwill save many pounds of
To clean glaizedl til. -s %In sio,,tt.,i ure. 101 Tonic contains Quile
rib them with it n l i,,, i.,i-t.,,.,* ii t l Irn and lagn Tbi isa proper
turiewitil.e. Ti'i ; : ,,.k i, l,1. iconhination where fcateof (Cold-, la
bright with w t rt ,rii Tih. -i,, (Irappe,. Fever and Malaria, a. well at
not 1be t.s;>. l. .isiv r ih,-,.q t.hilh : *Fiu"' areto betreated orwardi 0o1ff
damp eloth. amtii i.,.-di,'t-l :tii a lit:. ring the Intfluenst epidemie
skim milk and water. which covered the country in October,
1918, the sales of 101 Tuool increased
more that 600 per cent. This proves
Bally Stupid Ideal that 101 Tonic ie so effective treat-
"To prevent ti,.- f'o, tm.-i wterinrt mient for this diWasse.
when peeling 4>ni..i-, 1. t 'hl. t;.i,; .lri. 101 Tonic not only treats the die'
on them." says ani Ki.:1ih .,,-. 1 ii e1se, lut art'- *a a general tonk.
fancy trying it. p.l .i # i.A- ith io a a (et I ktl T' lc at your drug store
eyes under the tap. -.e and 50ec bttle&. Accept no sub-
I4titule, for there i-6 no medical pre-
paration -ol4d which ii like Dr. Wil-
liam. No. 101 Tonic.
Credit Out of Favor.
arg A detail of colored engineers who
were working on the roads n thabe vi-
cinity of Boucq were growling at the
long hours, the scarce malls and the
back pay. The sergeant, to comfort
them. said: "But think of all the
credit you get." "Ye-ab," came the
answer. "Dat's all we do get---credil.
Nevah see no cash around heah."-
American Legion Weekly.
Were Hearty Eaters.
Many great musical composers had
exceptionally large appetites. When
Handel dined alone at a restaurant he
usually took the precaution of order-
iug a meal for three. Haydn. yet
more voracious, was known to con-
sume a meal that "would have iatU
flti five ordinary appetites.
One of the most remarkable type-
writers Itr the world was the machtne,
I especially designed and built for LI
Ilunx Chunni the Chinese stateNma
"Knew wed- get together
j It S where the particular smokei
meets the particular smoke-Chestr
Particular is right Not only do we use
the four choicest vufletles of Turkish to-
baicco-Xanthl, Cavalla Smyrna and Sam.
ount-but to these we add the rich, sun.
ripened leaves of specially choice Domestle
Fine as these tobacco are, it's the ex*
soisd .process by which they are blended
that gives to Chesterfields that astisfaing
body, that mellow richness which makes a
smoke mean something.
Chesterfields certainly do ataMsf as no
other cigarette has satisfied you before-
and to top It off, they are packed in a glass
Inm paper package that preserves for you
all of that delicious flavor.
b ob.,sn ~
FERNANDINA NEWS-RECORD, DECEMBER
AFTER SLEEP OF CENJUMES
laselanies May fo tSaid w HNmOs
f rad to Earth for Few
There was a I; gathering In the
smea graveyard of an old priory
ehirch. There was the rector and an
old antiquary In rusty black, a few
lghbrilaC squire, the county police
sergent, the sexton and a laborer or
twe, while an ancient stone coan. re-
ellfy unearthed, lay on the ground.
"Who do you suppose It Is, profe-
err" Inquired the rector.
The old man In black polished his
glasesa and adjusted them carefully.
"It must be Thomas DeBoebm's," he
mid. "Thomas who was prior here in
the time of Henry IL, abaut 1220. But
weO daUa see.
A huh fell a the group as the men
set to work with hammer and chisel
"Al ready," the saeton reported
prestly. They took off their hats and
the peollema removed his helmet. The
poadeams Uld was slowly pushed aside
and they were gazing at the calm,
atrag face of an ecclesiastic In rich
tilk vatmentas, wrapped In his 700
UT.e, it's Thomas," murmured the
pragfm, with the air of one reog-
shta an old friend. "Very like the
canmpoMary portrait ot the vellum."
AS they continued to gae., spell-
baa, a weled thing happened. The
vestamtM gradually lost their colgr-
Ing and then all that the coffin con-
talned crumbled before their eyes to a
more habd2l of ashes.
"Dust to dust," whispered the rec-
Very subdued and allent the little
copaay dlspersed.-London Times.
There Is a creeplag momn found as
Jamaiea caBad the "life-plant." It Is
beliga to be landetrctible by any
m @an = except Immersion In boiling wa-
ter or the application of a red-hot Iron.
It may be cut up and divided In any
maowr, and the smallest shreds wlM
threw out root, grow and bud.
Wen oklkt to Endure.
Back"- h R.a-D.w,
Atlnat Ga. G:-"I suered for a long time
froemi iam weakness which caused me
to become all run-
- down. weak and
nervous, and I duf-
Sfeed with beck
aches and pains in
S as miserable as one
could ever think of
being when I began
Staking Dr. Pierce's
f' tion and it asoon
i1fS // Ibuilt me up in
h/ health and stM th
and I felt so much
improved in every
way. 'Favorite Prearri)tion' is the best
woman's medicine I have ever taken and I
expect to continue to praise it as long as I
live.-MIRS. ALICE MILAM. 67 Savan-
Aniuta, Ca.:--"Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Pre.4riwiont r.'t'ored me to perfect health
who u I lA l evUlC e a complete nervous
wr:*e-. I w.su siff
I wis tKt ailc to do any work, I was so
weak. I could not shl p, I w:a so nervoims.
nial .- appetite w.s very l|,xr. I was jut
u wrt.-ek wh.'n my motlwr gave me the
'Favorite Prescription' and when I had
taken about five hottles I was well and
strong."-MIUS. N. L. GOODWIN, 1731
usHeam he1 .-. N&I.
Macon. C;a.:-"At the turn of life I
became t*rrildy weak, ver.' nervous and
run-down. Onhie of my neighbors in Ala-
Nimma had I,-en e-ured of a serious :'ilmnt
in DIr. Pierce's Institution in Buffalo. and
I h:ad always heard Dr. Pierre's medieincs
si pken of sw highly that I just made up my
mind to try *Favorite 'rw.-.riptio.' Two
Ioattles of this nwdieiin. l>r hon liat mne thru
theeriticai lime in splendid Iwalth and cured
me of the hemorrhages and reousneas. I
honestly do believe I r. Pierce'a Favorite
Prescription to be the very best medicine a
woman can take to help her thru this critical
SIprnodof life."-1MR. JENNIE C.
PADGETT. 1783 Third St.
Moths in Closets.
Get a wide-mouthed bottle, three
ounce will do, and fill it with oil of
mirluine. Leave the cork out of the
bottle and place It In the trunk or
closet In such position that It will not
tip over. The fumes are very poison-
ous to insets. For a very large closet
;ue a larger bottle and larger amount
of oil. Renew the oil when needed.
; Sprinkle heavy blankets, quilts, etc.,
The Ugyptlan engineer who built the with the oil of mirbane before pack-
famou water works at Aden con- ng awa*y.
trueted the masonry so well that the
crviaes td a plumber ever have been s and Stae
regsed. Thei e water works were C M ommoe althst and State.l
bet 000 years before the Christian Masschu s R t van
e and are the most celebrated ad ginia and Kentucky are officially styl-
antique .i t wori. ed commonwealths, although there
The word "Highgate" Is derived
ftkm a gate erected over 400 years
age to receive tells for the bishop of
Leader. At one time all travelers
who tarried at HIghgate taverns ware
requled to take am oath never to eat
brown bread whmle they could get
ee To o .e no pa u ar rea sn ex-
rept custom, as it has practically the
-rnmnent. such as that of each state of
the Union. the four using the name
-ommonwenlth not differing from the
others As far back us 1036 the Mas-
achusetts colony was spoken of as the
I B d more house-; tie are needed
1 STILL DOING BUSINESS 1919
Itapm mdr, and sa-idl cumaoemrs who have sed our fertilizer
yar ar year, wVho Malwys adly recwnmmnd r goods &so heir
idIOsm a e- r awdvosimeat Ou pories Atm always the
lowest, bat vdMan QUALITY is consadem never too high. Write
forl prime lir, or send order and you wall be areted rikht
FWRlUZES. ISACTICIDiS. SPRAYERS. POULTRY SUPPLIES
ELO. PAINTED PRFBTILIZED CO. Jackionville. Floridr
PHANTOM GAVE GOOD ADVICE
Apparition That Appeared to French
Shepherd Was Possibly Saome Re.
lation to the Leprechaun.
Every Irishman can tell you about
the leprechaun, the little man who
dresses In red with a peaked cap, and
lives In the ditches. Only one person
can see him at a time. and If he does
catch sight of him. must never take
his eyes off for a single moment
Watching him carefully, he must ruan
and catch him. and If he succeeds In
doing so the Leprechaun will ransom
himself by leading his captor to a
creek of hurled gold. At least, so runs
Some years ago a French shepherd
of Aveyron lost two sheep. The fol-
lowing evening a figure in a black robe
and with tonsured head appeared to
him. and told him to look for the lost
members of his flock In a cave near
Altes, adding that he would there find
"more than sheep."
The next day the shepherd found
the cave mouth exactly as described.
Inside were his two sheep. Beyond.
he tcame ulmon a chapel carved In the
rock and containing chalices, censse,
and cmandle-sticks all made of solid
silver, and of very considerable value.
A letter found In a ml.-al showed that
the pliae had been used as a place of
worship during the Reigl of Terror in
1793. The shepherd took the orna-
ments to his piri.sh priest and was
well rewarded for his find.
How Asbestos is Produced.
The finest asbestos, and the great-
er part of the world's supply, comes
from Quebec. Asbestos Is a fibrous
mineral that can be spun and woven
Into fairies as fine as silk. which are
unaffected by temperatures of from
2,000 to 3,000 degrees F. It is found
In layers tilling fissures in certain ser-
pentine rocks. It Is believed that.
when the rock was forming and still
hot. water penetrated the fissures, wid-
ened them and dissolved some of the
silica and magnesila. On drying, these
crystallized as a hydrated silicate of
magnesia, forming threadlike crystals
building up from opposite walls nt the
fissures and meeting In the middle.
No one has yet discovered how fine-
ly aslhestos fibers can be split. A
microscope magnifying O00 diameters
revealed fibers that are estimated to
be five one-millionths of an Inch thick.
Facts About Lightning.
We see in the papers after a severe
storm that "a thunderbolt" has fallen.
This and another popular superstition
-namely, that there Is a protected
space under a lightning conducto,-
were finally dispelled by the lightning
research committee's report.
We now know that the so-called
"thunderbolt" is a very powerful flash.
which disturbs the ground like a burst-
Ing shell.,-The-arion a lightalng
stroke on an Insufilently protected
bulldilnm may be compared to the ef-
fect of a very heavy rainfall on a house
which has insufficient gutters and
rainwater pipes. The water, before it
can escape, will probably flood the
building. A single lightning rod, fxed
to the chimney-shaft, will do Its part
by receiving some of the flash.
NOT VASTLY RICH
Anident Men of Wealth Just
Compared With the Stupendous For-
times of Today Those Old Fellows
Would Have Been Considered
Merely as "Pikers.&
For a long time the names of
Croesus, Crassus and Monte Cristo
were used In co'r::i.;on to express
great wealth. The two first historical
fgurea represented riches In Greece
and Rome and the fictitions figure of:
the latter did the same for recent I
times. How rich Croesus was thereot
is no way of judging. The value of the
treasure which he displayed to Solon:
cannot be estimated. A saying ascribed
to Crassus gives at least some idea
of what he considered affluence. lie
declared that no one could be consid-1
ered rich who could not maintain an
army. This. of course, would be a
great undertaking even at that period.
though an army then was not in size
anything like an army of today, nor
was the equipment or sustenance near-
ly as costly. At Pharsali, Caesar had
22,000 legionaries, 1,000 cavalry; Pom-t
pey 45,000 legionarie% 7,000 cavalry.
Also history records that at the time
of his election to the consulate with
Pompey he feasted the Roman popu-
lace at 10,000 tables and gave each
family corn for three months.
The question which came up, how-
ever, was In regard to the financial
resources of Monte Cristo. Nowhere In
the novel are figures given from
which a complete answer can be de-
rived. The prices which the count paid
for his possessions and for producing
his spectacular effects are frequently
mentioned, but not so often that the
sum total can be known. However In
the very last chapter, just before
Monte Cristo disappears In the East.
a hint to dropped as to the wealth
which Dumas had in mind as original-
ly belonging to the count and what ac-
cordingly he believed constituted al-
most fabulous riches at that time. In
almost his very last words in the book,
Monte Cristo says: "You do not know
all the joy which life affords with a
great fortune. I possess nearly 100.-
000,000." By this, of course, he would
mean francs and therefore at the end
of his career of reward and vengeance
the eoant had $20,000,000. When Monte
Cristo arrived In Paris he had his
first interview with the banker. Dan-
glars, which threw the latter Into
such consternation that the count had
an unlimited credit He declares de-
finitely that he will need for the year
during which he expects to remain
In Prance 6.000,000 francs, perhaps
more. though he says that he scarcely
ianks that he wl --eceod that
amount. The Interest on 100,000,000
francs would have been about 6,000,-
000 so that really Monte Cristo ap-
pears to have been living nearly with-
in hisl Inome. There is little or noth-
ing to Indicate that he considered or
rather that Dumas considered that his
famous character had In any degree
Impaired his fortune. Therefore, the
Inference is that the figures set by
Dumas In his mid as the wealth of
Monte Cristo at the beginning cannot
have been very much more compara-
tively than $20.000,000. That, of
course, Is a goodly fortune even In
these days, but nothing very remark.
able and certainly not fabulous. Of
course, the purchasing sower of mon-
ey was considerably greater in Dumas"
lifetime and his hero might be sup
posed to do much more with his riches.
New York's Beginnings.
The first street railway In the
world was the New York and Harlem
read, built on the Bowery in New
York city and opened for travel from
Prince street to the present site of
UneIon square, in November. 1832. Two
horsedrawn vehicles fashioned some-
what like a stage coach of the period
were run over the line on the day of
the opening, carrying as passengers
Mayor Walter Bowne, the city coun.
cllme. and other Invited guests. The
affair attracted many spectators and
convinced the most skeptical that the
new horse cars were certain to be a
great convenience. The road was ex-
tended to Murray Hill In 1838 and
reached the Harlem river In 1839.
Fares were paid in silver sixpences
of the' old Spanish currency then In
circulation, and one of the road's orig-
Inal features still In existence Is the
old Park avenue tunnel under Murray
HilL Horse cars were discontinued (t
New York city on July 28., 1917, when
a few oeicials of the New York Rail
way company and the public service
emmlssleon boarded an old car of the
Bleecker street line, and took turns
in driving the antiquated vehicle on
ita final trip.
Billy was left alone with the baby.
who was asleep while mother went to
the store. When a hereturned she found
Billy trvng to pacify the baby by get-
ting htM every plaything In sight and
drmnuing a tin pan.
"What are you doing. Billy?" she
cried. "No wonder baby Is crying!
Why didn't you keep still and let him
"I did." replied Billy in an Injured
tone. "But. mother, he unslept the
minute you left the house."
Stely and Sanity.
"Anyhow." sald the optimist. we
have made the Fourth of July safe and
T ," rqplied the pessimist. "but
ek* are M SOW days Inthe y-r
9 I was there to make a sketch of dren's Hour like a feast. or thO
her. LWibM was jSt Vr, and tiny toddlers there is a varied
sbe was taig toto a ittle kn t of meu. souetinies Uneeda Biscuit
women. The first wolds I brd, nilk, sometlmun- Graham Crack.
I sdid qletly tae a Mear seat, w Oatmeal Crackers or Lunch Bis.
"National BiasLit," recalling it. This is changed oun special
antly my own tasty Ueeda L to Okl Time Sugar Cook.
eou. I liked ber a"mlNeti wtons and. rarest of
fortably as she poke --- lre days when we had
and ear boay. e cream and Mft h those
"Between the dark and daylight, ere our
seems waiting and listening-for
children. Slame they w
things, I've give that
babies. First I Lad
to toddle, I
me in :
pat NATIONAL BISCUrI hrB
lis t we i-a-sa uauc marc package.
pereP t eem
Bear. but always
"t eon, en t ays dainty., a-
went -n o& ei rx-faing as only Nat'-oiunlt
ma. They are t lovable an itProducts can be. Duri the
most tractable after they've had years when my babies were arot xina
something to eat National Blcuit up we never missed the Chil-
dainties always begin our Chil-dren's Hour with Its tasty feast.
0 O- .OgO. D -
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The Meanest Man.
The meanest man in the world, re-
gardless of previous conclusions, is
the man of our acquaintance-you
know him, too-who took Vut a card
In the American Society of Astronomy
and now doesn't have to give excuses
when he gets In at 4 a. m.-Tampa
Before you renovate the furniture
remove all dirt and the old varnish.
This Is quickly accomplished by using
a warm .-iluutiun of soda and unter.
S1 ve daylight as we may, night al-
way arrive. in dIew time.-Boston
"I spedd In numbers, for the number
cam.." said Alexander Pope. But that
was Wmefore the era of the telephone.-
By rai-ing eight and a half feet the
dam whi< impounds water for Bom-
bay its e; :aclty was increased 10,80..-
OOD.0 0 gallons.
Old Rule Ignored.
D!Il you ever notice how often a
"gertleneu's agreement" ignores the
old rule. "First catch your geatle-
Perfume From Phillppines.
The shrub from which the French
manufacture the perfume known as
cassie has been found growing abhund-
antly In the Philippines.
N Ti mUW TIn LS?
If u 0do not enjoy your meals
your dligestion is felly. Eat ma#der-
ately, 4,qwpally of mes, Mstlleite
your food thoroughly. Let flve
hour- elapse between meals and take
0oe of Cheasbertaln's Tablets Ins-
meditely after spper sad yoe wWU
soon find yw meals to be a rel
Offended the Herring.
In the fifteenth and sixteenth cen-
*urles Helgoland was a center of the
North sea herring fisheries. Then the
b-rring veered lack t. S4cotland's
coast and the Islanders handed down
a tale of the impiety by which they
forfeited the boon. Yearly they would
form in procession to march about the
land to Invoke the coming of the
Woh. One spring, hin they had gone
but half the route, the herring were
sighted. They aianldoned the rite and
u:ade for the boats. The herring nev-
er came again.-National Geographle
Only Real Peace.
No peace :as 1.ver \,un from fate
by subterfiuge, r aruairi-nt ; no pe:wce
Is ever In store for iainy of uxdut thIat
which we shall \Jin lovy victory over
shame or sin-victory over the sin that
opipre.s ,s% as wll as over that whlicih
The H. C. L. Again.
The Laundress-I'll hlave to get $2
more this week. I can't wash at the
The Housewife-But you seemed
satisfied when I gave you a raise last
The Laundress-Yew'm. but furs an
gasoline an' motor accsenories lIa.ve
went up something terrible since then.
Would Have Pleased the Queen.
Mrs. Styles-II *ee It stnted that
when the I~elgian king fle-. over Net
York In an airplane he would no* al-
low his qnua-n to fly with hiin.
Mr. Syli.--That was unkind of
him. for .hita really would have had the
opportunity of seeing an awful lot ol
DUGS FEARFUL AND AWFUL
i 08Cm namtune tW Our ANN
They Had Mofmedl aVh-
nhoeaogo mdealm e Gwa toem
0ec dt ays soend meet etaelaMi Y
to wear r As late f t e t 0 mth
enary dried toad was Nerloy con-
Wred a speP aOpf the plagu m
b m article or the Mer Tak Mi
bl JwraDl Dr. Willima 3me
M~ glat Oantidote o da.M tlai
a few oft the maehms in addg
A own later ade1 s thle wan a-
rums to caer. Bleshes Wasgu p-ro
m e all aIn oscomn even i the
th inoe o te tana or m edae, B te
edena wree dy ow mn was u
"- 1meItred fer. t an mthe fmou,
d emt auntidote ofDme ms, ph
pidmo aase dA te ased ted the
ga tenlared that te arrival et 3
mo thadn 120 Ingowenti nglatnIL
The tmeilac I orw thembeamU-
Oder whc fItst uCoMely -13 1 o
-d derived from the areal o terWom,
dowa would do bears the te wscoeaid-
ae a city than that t passes i sm
@Tooe ue teale Itwthe fumO
se a eftthan that o0 U s Is"d
mm m i
I 1850. on the 28th of August, pe
treleum was discovered at Watson'm
Flats. Pa.. near the head of the Alle
gheny river. Edwin Drake bored the
first oil well, sad before the end of the
Year Drake, under the firm name ot
Drake & Bowdltch, bored through the
reeck at Titusville to a de: th of 74
feet and struck an oil well that yielded
1,000 gallons a day. This discovery
started the enormous oil industry b
According to Dr. Marcello Bolalmi
.me of Italy's greatest scientists, met
horn between January 1 and March 3V
are stronger, taller and superior In to
tdligence to those whose birthdays fat
In other months. This view is born
out by the researches of another Ital.
ian scientist, Deela Bovere.
Little Dickle was vistling tais rand
ma. and after lunch she spoke to bin
about taking his afternoon nap. He
looked shyly at her and did not speak
After a short pause she again men
toned his nap, and he said: "Why
grandma. you wouldn't put your comr
pany to bed, would you?"
Raiway nd SUeMt Poo& Wry-
wb Arer Alvwas Ia hrat
Doyg m-a-nd g
Poto-Maga Prods Better
Bleei--I la ainik d aA
(et into the red-bloodled cla If you
arem utotheremw. Take few weeks'
counie of Ohat splendid tonic-Pepto-
Manpan and note how you Improve Iin
bealtlh lid loks. Pepto-Manw is a
rled-WMl maker and for sale at the
drug t re right near your home. It
I@ put up in both liquid and tablet
form. Teke which you choose, but
see ibthat UMe naieu *Ude" is 'in the
package. Without *O ie"It is not
It is the cr. everywhere-"Wanted
-Red-Bloodu-l Men." The soldiers
and msiior4 that %m the war were red-
hbilded, two-isted fellows. l btusi-
cm s it Is tie red-blooded man that
stumnls the strain and wins the big sue-
c-e,. The world has no place for
the thit.-luoded weakling. It is
natural, too, that red-blooded mnen
and women should have more friends.
and they do. They are better human
heings that the thin-blooded anemicse
who are likely to be *"grochy" and
irritable inoit of the time.
Rather pretty young woman Pnu
small son on Clifton car. Gentleman
sits opposite; stronger to lady ano.
boy, but a lover of children. CultO
vates acquaintance of youngster b3
means of smiles and winks. Boy re
cePtive, but has not yet acquired th,
art of winking with one eye-can onia)
qunlat with both eyes at once. Thinks
ale stranger deserves better recogni
tleon; peremptorily and loudly calls om
his mother for assistance. Th'ts
MAiamma, wink at that man, I can't.*
A Pit Marred.
"I hear that the grocer discharge,
you for swindling him." remarked
Macklndle to a friend. "It's a lie!
said the latter. "He asked ae tq puI
a lump of lead under one of the scalk"
and I did so, and! then in a few da.y
when he examined it he told me it
leave. "Did you not fasten the lear
on properly? asked Mackindle. ")Oh
certainly, I fastened It right enough.'
was the reply, "but It was under thb
wrong side of the scale that I put it
and It weighed against himself I"
A Lot of 'Em.
It's a queer world. If you don'
think so try to count all the goo,
friends who have been away on vaca
tons that you haven't missed.
House room needed in Fernandina
Notice ii' hereby Klven to all ComeOSmOd, that a meting of the City Council of Fez.
nandlna. tl. siltIng r a l MoardOf e qilatlon Novemb erg, Sand s. 1ll. the follow.
tg-deaerited property wa ra ld tot eamotast opposite tereto. Notice Is also given
that a meeting of tIbeelt.v Conci will b oold eon Wednem-. I ieember 17th. 11M. at 8 p
m.. at the Council h'lamber la the Ctlt Hall to bear compnanta, If any therebe, why the
valuation raised by the lity Council ball not sand:
Name Deser. ptson rom TO
J. H. P. Morrow Estate. Improvemntaoa Lot No. 1, Block No.3 3........ $ ,40 S I .:.Be
J A Smith ......... Improvement LoNa 14. s16, Block No. 18 .. 44v .4
Mr BIl'Angel ...... .. In lot No 4. block No U............... ..... ......:i.,
W s Rivers ......... I mprovemenataon lot No 16. block No .. 701m 41
Mr intilit ... .....improvemont. on lot No I. block No 6 ............ :Iai 0 0
J R ann ....... Improvement on lot No 9 block Nob4....... .... .
A Allan ... ... Imrovennts on lot No.L block No .. ....... o
r m Bhrne* ............ Improvements on lota Noo 4.6. block NoX! ... ....M 1
)h Adalis,.' l......aImprovemaentmon lot Noo, block V ............... 4 44 .
(A Kiagg vA m' .. (On lot No 4. block No 3 .... ........................ m
Fodlle Bros .*.... ....lnIprovementaon lot No WoftS. blo-k No g .'... Oii ,.2.
A Alan ............... l I improvement on lot No I. bdork No4;#............. 6 a5
Irving rances............ Improvement on lot Nos]'o01. block No 4...... i.... mt
'hna WilltMiamn. ....... Improvements onltel No tgg of bloak No4 .... .... li.
Pireto Via'nnlnghaiun ... Improvemaentson lot No 4 of S. block No 74 .... 140 I
'ha. A Vyd ..... lImpvm'lson lomNoN" of 22.'iof 4, blk No l88 Si M)*
SU Sw rtn en ....... Improvementnon lot No N o -, block NoIo .la.. swo k
* M:zrllaindld ilrrM ........imiprovemienta on Water Lot I No I.............. 3i01 4.0
Milgell and el iher .... I noprovemi: tsion Water e lots No ................ w i3 1
U Mirlld o...e........I.mprovementaon Water lot No2 8and Nilft. of 544 1.44,
Fernantinn Packing and
torw rding Co.... ...Imprvlton lotIto e. block No 2tOldTown ... ",
Amell Fistah Prawn Co.....$
Atlantic Fls'h & Shrimp Co...
Anadeion. J W ................
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Burg*.'l B C.... ........ ......
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'loyd. C A.... ...............
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loebler. Morris.... ........
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.... MeDonald. Frank: ........... 2 to
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S00 7TS ttSims.WH ............... l. o : U,
1 2 Mi.Ms lm. Fmmons. Ur ............ .... 2W
1.00 2^01 bth Atlantic Calaing Co. 1.00 11,2
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SWM sO Wlliamrs.Josh ............ 5 11
uS a0 Williams. MJ ................. So
a 60 WIlllams. Loas ............ So
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The Days of '40.
ralifnali:a was as popular 70 years
ago 1s It is 1ow, judging by an extract
from a copy of a Missouri paper In the
iNus.session of a Blythe (Cal.) man.
dattd 1,-l9. The extra Is an adver-
tisement for an auction sale.
"P'ublic :tale. state of Missouri. como-
ty of Pike. To whom It may concern:
The undersigned will. on Tuesday.
September 2., A. D. 1849, sell at pub-
lic outcry for cash, on the premises.
where Coon creek crosses the Old Mis-
slon road, the following chattel, to-
wit: Six yoke oxen with yokes atd
chains; two wagons with beds, three
nigger wenches, four buck niggers, I
three nigger boys, two prairie plows,
twenty-.ive steel tracks, one barrel
pickled c(-ambage, oe hogshead tobac-
co, a lot of nigg hoes, one spinning
wheel. one loom. thirteen fox hounds,
a lot of coon, fox and k k skins and
a lot of other articles. 1 am gwlne to
"N. B.-Gingerbread and hard elder
free on the grounds."
Gets 'Em on the Fly.
The Wilson warbler is the champloo
fly-catcher of the United States. His
method of getting most of his food Is
to dash out from the limb of a tree
and snatch passing insects oa the
wing. They catch other Insects which
are flitting about or sitting on the
foliage or blossoms of the trees. You
will often find these little birds in ap-
ple trees when in bloom. Their olive
green and yellow plumage harmonies
with the green leaves of the trees.
The male bird has a black crown patch
on the top of Its head. while on the
female this cap Is greenish like the
back. This bird Is found throughout
the eastern United States but winters
In Central America.
Assyria's Great Queen.
Semiramis is called the "legendary"
queen of Assyria, but Babylon was an
old city before Nebuchadneszar trod
Its dust. Semiramis had been the wife
of Omnes. general In the king's army.
In the siege of Bactria she herself led
a forlorn hol|e against the walls and
captured It. Enchanted by her power,
King Ninus resolved to make her his
queen. Omnes committed suicide. At
the king's death, Sentlramls ruled the
kingdoml. founded Babylon, conquered
I'ersia and elgypt, and made incur-
sions into Indin. where In personal
combat ulth King Strabobates she
SVa woumhdel. She died at sixty-two,
milder, terror, charmer-a great
WatAh the Sun's Halo.
sun's halos are good weather
Many weather proverbs based
upea the observation of halos are
founded upon sound selentific princ-
ples. Studies of the relation of halos
to rainfall show that during the sum-
mer months 56 to 00 per cent of all
halos are followed by rain within 36
bowrs. During the winter months 70
to 75 per cent are so followed.
True poetry, like true eloquence, is
the voice of nature appealing to the
heart with it& utmost sublimity and
power . Instead of teaching
merely, it persuades, elevates, Inspires.
It excites a feeling where the other
leavo an opinion or a maxim. It pro-
poaes examples of Ideal excellence, and
raises virtue into heroism.-Hugh
Curtaling the Time.
"' cant keep my watch from gain-
aC tIme," remarked the man who to
always fretted about something."
Can't a jeweler fix it?"
"I doubt it. I begin to suspect that
watch was made In one of those fac-
tories where nobody thinks about any-
thlag except shorter hours.*
SH.- C-CI m-K
"As I feel that every family should
know what a splendid medicine
Chamberlain's Cough Remely is, I
am only too pleased to relate my ex-
perience and only wish that I had
known of its merits years ago,"
writes Mrs. Clay Fry, Ferguaon Stat-
ion, Mo. "I give it to my children,
when they show the slightest 'ymlp-
tomes of beeing crony, and when I
have a cough or cold on thlie lungs a
%ery few doses will relieve ime, and
by taking it for a few days I soon get
rid of the cold"
SNOW HOUSES QUICKLY BUILT
Residence That Sat:sfies Eskimo Can
Be Put Together in Something
Like Six Hours.
It take alnunt six hours to build a
first-class winter re.idenlice in -F-kii.o,
land. The material, snow cuti fioll
a blank that ius li have been maiile' in ai
single storm, must lie solid :andl homo-
geineous, thie, yet soft (isouthl to lie
easily mut with saw or snow liniff. The
blocks are three or four fett hloni. two
feet high and six to eight Inches thick.
They are piled on onie aiihot'r., so-lt-
thing like In bulihitg a brick holuwe.
save that they are |litne'd to form a
spiral, inclined inwardil, to formni a
dilole-shalled iurture. \~Vlin tih :ii!*d
the ho\,e is 10 or 12 feet high ianil 12
toi 15 feet In diameter. and hall t tie ap-
peara(nce oft a hemiislph of siowv set
on its flat side. An entrtiian'-,. big
enough to crawl through is made one
one side and on either shlde of it are,
cubby-holes for the stir:age of hnlixnrt's,
spare foodl. etc. A window Is 1euin
the wall and covered with seals' In-
testines, sewed together. These are
translucent and admit d:t.llhiJt. In
lieu of that a slab of elhair firsh-
water Ice may be used. The ihousie Is
lined with skins to prevent the wairmi
air from the luside fr iom ineltinhl the
snow roof. Between the skins and the
wall there Is always a ianyer of cold
air. There is also a suan:ill hole cult in
the roof for ventilation, and to lpro-
vide a draught for the f:anilly linap.
On the side of lth. li'u, o1om-ite tIh
entrance a liroad snow b,'.nlh is built.
with a long pole for all etelg. This Is
the family tied. For a mitlre-ss a
thick layer of shrubs Is .-spread uiluon
it and over these ni:iy d-eerskilns.
Clothes, when taken off. iare r.>lleld up
and put under the skins for Ipillowhs.
One blanket of skins serves to
Nervous? Restle at Night?
Ever Have Headaches?
Largest Custom House.
New York I its hle l;ir- *'i <*,,o
house in the world. Cost, ;t.-."t ..
SKY ONLY, LIMIT FOR NEWSPAPERMEN
HERE IS ONE WHO BECAME A BISHOP
Rt. Rev. Charles Sumner Burch, for 0
Thirteen Years an Editor, Now One 9
of Joint Commission Directing Na-
Out of the noise and tension of editorial rooms, news-
papermen have gone to positions strangely contrasted 1
to those they left
Here is one who left the editorial desk to achieve a
bishop's robes. .
For 13 years he was Charles Sumner Burch, news-
paper ediit,.r of K:I;nas City and Detroit. Today he is
the Right Rev. Charles Sumner Burch, Episcopal Bishop i
of New York.
Formerly his wor.s went fro-n the typewriter to the
composim,: r.,ni and so to the columns of the dailies, to ..4
help mould public opinion. N.)w they go out to the .
members of the I;','iscopal Church in the Diocese of New
York, and beyond, helping to inspire the Church to
meet the resporsiLilities which the day of reconstruc-
tion has t idt, :i it.
For when t', supreme body of the Church, the trien-
ricl g-'ncral convec:.ion, met recently in Detroit-the
city where the Bishop of New York once turned out
"copy" for the press-it appointed him to the Joint
| Cor"'.-;srn wV.'ich, with the authority of the entire
Church Lc!'ind it, is directing the $42,000,000 Episcopal
Natio'-,\ :.e C..:npai'n by wh-:ch the Church plans to
expi.;d its work irn exery fieI4 and play it, full part in
building a new order o'.t of the present ch-'s.
Bishop E.r :'i 3awy-peri aps .i':t t'e old "**ws sense .
-the i:npor:ance of the Nation-%Viae Ca:ti aign from 4
tLz .1r Z. -
"'rovide.." :7:id he, in his first pastoral address to
the Diocese of New York. following. his c:.at-ion to the ,
bish< ':" -:..s :: I ;s. -.t the -,ri: o :.,g of our
rfw ,. t!al r-.lationship, with a task worthy of our
*'T1.e N %a:. .-\'1 !! C~ar; .. n is inatcr' to roach
and touch t! -e ;:AJ I):r- of every: ". '.
and child connected d.rectiv or re:r.-;. v. :'
Church's existence. If the Clurch of C.r:-: a- to '
fast to and conserve th;e g:. t sp; it,.l ;a.:sz! o.
through the heroic sacrifices w.'in ly o'trA d oy o r
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WISDOM IN JUDGES CHARGE
Irish Jurist Warned "Good Meu mi
True" A:inst Being "ObMut-
cated" by the Lawyer I
Round the library fire in the Four
Courts. Dublin, Irish barristers long
have gathered to spin yarnms of their
profession while waiting fog briefs.
One of these stories was of a novel
charge to a Jury given by a Gaelic
judge. which Is recalled by a writer
in the Irish World. as follows:
*"(;.ntleinen of the jury," a judge be-
gan when counsel for the defense had
emcesiclted an eloquent and elaborate
addre.ss. "Gentlemen of the jury, there
are two courseqs. do you observe, to be
adopted by counsel. The first I sim-
ple eiiouih. If he has a middling case
he endeavors to convince the jury.
But if lie hIas no case at all. If the
evidence is all one way and the gullt
of the prisoner Is as plain, do you see.
as the no-se on his face. and no one
hut a fool or a juror could be asked
to have a doubt about It. then counsel
endei-.vors to obfustlecate the jury! For
,iiunsetl seeSin to think that when in-
tellient mien income Into*. jury box
the hang tlt their common sen. with
their lits. and csats on the pegs be-
How abont your daily
cup of coffee?
you try a change to
Inst ant Postum
This delightful cereal beverage
pomse:s-es a fine coffee-like fla-
vor, but L'3 none of the harm-
ful after--eects thru which
cffee so often prevents vigor-
ous, red oc.ded health. Costs
phma Cereal Comprny, Bante Creek, Michigan
Said by C-ruocr, a"d Gemel Stain
PLACES PLAME 01 MERCHANT
Ace.Idlas te Engir Visitor, He Is
Reon forI Exreme Style.
AdOpd by Wemen.
TIe more important question uOn
deni ath the clothes question Is what
sort of appeal the new audaciousw"
styles are Intended to make, or do
in:lke. says the Boston Transcript.
Mrs. Beatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale's
entertaining talk on this queUste
starts off by saying frankly: "I do lot-
believe that dress is based as a sez
appeal." She thinks It is rather the
reflction of a class appeal-the at-
tempt to display wealth.
After democracy had done away
with man's lace cuffs, frills, wigs. vel-
vet cloaks and such ostentatious lux-
ury of attire It became bad form for
a man to show his class by his clothes,
and so he advertises his prosperity by
dressing up his wife.
"The modern American wife," says
Mrs. Hale, "is nothing short of a shop
window for her husband; ado shows
off his success. I speak of the average
human critter, of course, not of the
Intellectual man. The cause of the In-
herent snobbishness of overdress
comes from aping the thoughts of the
old society system of Europe. Our edu-
cation In dress here in America has
come from the merchant who has
goods to sell; we don't know where
we are today, trying to wear all the
styles these merchants are willing to
sell us. We do not wear flimsy ma-
terials because we are trying to make
a sex appeal, but because It is to the
interest of the merchant to sell us
What terrible creatures these women
are who think and know how to speak I
The mistake was In letting them learn
Coal's Uncertan History.
The story of coal is a very eucer-
tain one. No one seems to know when
It first began to be used for fuel. All
through the centuries it pops In and
out of Enlilsh literature as something
taken for granted. and when It was
finally found well in the van of the
great industrial expansion of a cen-
tury or more ago It occasoleed no
Quaint Baptsal Cuadst
A pretty custom is followed at bap-
tisms in Helgoland. While a palm Is
being sung. a proceeml of Uttle boys
and girls troop In, passing In flrot of
the altar. Each child carries a panal-
kin of water, the contents of which
are poured into the baptismal font
"Come on up to the house for dinner
nod we'll give you some good home-
"You have some good homemade
beer, too, I supposeT"
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