Bradford County telegraph
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Title: Bradford County telegraph
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: L.C. Webb
Place of Publication: Starke Fla
Creation Date: December 28, 1917
Publication Date: 1888-
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Starke (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bradford County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Bradford -- Starke
Coordinates: 29.947222 x -82.108056 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 9, no. 41 (Apr. 13, 1888)-
General Note: Publishers: Mathews & Farmer, <1893-1897>; E.S. Mathews, <1900-1926>.
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
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1879. Subscription-Per Year, $1.50; Six Months, 75 Cents. Payable In Advance. E. S. Matthews, Editor and Proprletor

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+ ----- + to BOY NOW IN FRANCE +

+ We are making the last call to + to Somewhere in France, +
you in the matter of advance payment + to November 29, 1917. +
h for subscription. We have + to Editor Telegraph: +
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TODAY H given due notice that the Telegraph's + SAVAGE HUNS :+ Dear' Sir:-I wish to express + HERE
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subscription department + my appreciation of your paper. +
+ will be placed on a strictly cash + + Have just received my last copy. + 1
" + in advance basis on January 1st. + >" + It was almost a month old, but + -
((President's Move at This Time I. We are not going to make fish of + Testimony Conflicted, But Did German Force Surprise Sentry + was just like getting a long letter + Lem Rhoden, Bradford County

Causes Surprise Tho It Had + one and fowl of another in this + Not Seem_ to Support and Cut His Throat, Says + from home. I see several of + Selected Man Arrested
+ matter. All will be treated alike. + + my friends are in training camps + ,
rl:? ,Been Forecast for Weeksri + It is not necessary to pay up + Murder ChargeState Official ReportWith + now.I + Sunday Near .Bait ord

1'--', + to date and a year in advance tot + + enlisted in the engineering + -

;WASHINGTON, Dec. 26. -Govern- meet i the requirements of the + Attorney A. V. Long went to the American Army in France, + cdrps, and was among the first to + I t possession ,and operation: of thetin's + change in our plan If your sub- + Otter Creek, Levy county, Mondayto Dec. 25.-German atrocities against + land in Frtnce. + National Army, was arrested last Sun.
+ scription was paid up to July, + the state at the + (Wording here and were in the+
railroads for the war wis pro- I. represent prelimi- .American soldiers are officially reported. day afternoon by Sheriff Epperson.
claimed by President Wilson tonight + 1917, for instance, all you have tot + nary hearing of Col. Thomas Marsh- An American sentry has been + cut out by the you saw pictures + Rhoden was a member of the squadof
to become effective at noon Friday, do is to remit $1.50 to advance + burn and his son, Tom, charged with 'found with his throat cut and it is officially + censor.) of it... gave us + selected men who left Starke for
+ the date to July, 1918, and so on. + killing William Gainey former citizen declared "he + the name "Sammies" and it seems +
December 28. William G. McAdoo, retaining a must beenso Columbia, S. C., on September 20th.
I his place in the cabinet as secretary .t But if you owed for a year up too + of Starke. The testimony of Mrs. killed after capture." + to fit pretty well. + He was subsequently transferred to
December 1st, 1917, for instance, + and the Marshburns conflictedon + We had a real Thanksgiving +
Gainey Information
of the treasury, is placed in concerning German savagery Camp Wheeler at Macon, Ga., and
charge as director general of railroads. t then you should remit $3 to pay + the point of who fired the first has reached the troops in one ofa + dinner today. Made me feel like + deserted from there some time ago.
?Every. railroad engaged in general t for the year you owe for and for + shots in the altercation that proved series of bulletins read to them by + I was at home. +i The'authorities here were notified and
tion with appurtenances, in- fr the advance year + fatal to Gainey, but the circumstancesdid the unit commanders and posted on + Yours truly, Sheriff Epperson and his deputies
steamship lines; fe taken over fr, We hope we have made theII + not seem to support the charge of I bulletin boards. Here is what they + CARL WARD, + have been on the lookout for Rhoden.
all systems will be operated as matter plain to all and, that we + murder and the committing magis- '. heard: + Co. C, ITtii Engineers (R'y.) + ,It was learned that he was staying at
will not haves to strike off thet + trate fixed the bond of the defendants + ----- +
under the director general "After a raid by the Germans on the home of his brother-in-law, Rufus
i t;Jn a statement' accompanying the name of a single subscriber. + at $1,000 each. trenches held by American troops, a + Young Ward is a son of Mr. + Green, in the vicinity of Raiford. The
proclamation the president stated that Wishing all a happy and prosperous + The Archer correspondent of the lone sentry of infantry was found + and Mrs. T. P. Ward of Brooker. + sheriff visited the place some days

I* soon as congress reassembles he f New Year, we are, + Gainesville Sun gives the following with his throat cut from ear to ear. + The wording deleted by the cen- + ago, but Rhoden eluded capture. Last
Very truly, + version of the tragedy: He had been surprised + sor probably told that he was in +
would recommend legislation guaran- by an overwhelming Sunday afternoon the Sheriff went to
pre-war earnings and mainte- BRADFORD CO. TELEGRAPH + Archer, Fla., Dec. 22.Mrs. H. Mad- force of Germans and must + the great Cambrai battle.on No- + the place again. He was informed
.By E. S. Matthews. + dox returned last night from Bronson have been + vember 21st, as the American en- +
ee of railroad properties in good killed after capture. that Rhoden was not there but his
to + where she went to visit her cousins + gineers were in the thick of this +
Government backing will be "Such brutality is familiar to old suspicions were aroused by furtive
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drive. will be'noticed that +
- Col. Tom Marshburn and hill Tom. I M
iiven to new issues of railroad securi. son. soldiers who served against savages in: glances cast toward a small trunk by
let Jr., who are confined in the.Levy county the + his letter was'written on Thanksgiving +
that a ready mar may be found. Philippine,campaign. the, sister of the deserter and on
:. The president's move, although fore- AMENDMENTS TO FARM LOAN jail, both charged with the killingof + day, November 29th. It'+ opening the trunk he found Rhoden

east for weeks; came at this time as agreat ACT ADVOCATED BY BOARD William Gainey at Marshburn'sfarm CHRISTMAS EXERCISES ++ reached us on Christmas Eve. + tucked away under a heavy quilt. t
surprise to nearly everybody in at Bronson last Thursday morning + Rhoden was loth to come forth from
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + .+
Mrs. Maddox
railroad offici and reports an entirely his but the sheriff
Washington,,including WASHINGTON, Dec. 23.-The Fed- hiding place, seized I
aIL It had been generally believed ,eral Farm Loan Board announced today different account of the affair. him by the arms and raised him up. ;
he would await the reassembling of that it advocates amendments to Mrs. Maddox and Hon. Finlayson are The exercises at the Methodist RED CROSS CAMPAIGN He was brought to town immediately '

congress before taking any steps. He the farm loan act, under which many both confident that at this trial both church Monday evening were quite a ADDS 460 NEW MEMBERS and lodged in jail to await orders from
ed through Secretary of War Baker private farm mortgage bankers may the accused will be fully exonerated.The success. The church was beautifully the military authorities. Following :
. authority conferred in the army enter the government system as joint unfortunate affair occurred atMarshburn's decorated with pines, moss and Christmas receipt of intructions Sheriff, Eppson -- ..
berries. A miniature Christmastree Reports are not complete from all
act. farm early on the morn took the prisoner to Jacksonville
propriation stock land banks. At the same time
,_Direct management of the roads will the board Also warning that it ing of the 13th. Gainey was a half- ; was placed just back of the pul- the Bradford County Branches of the Thursday.morning where he was turn-
American Red Cross and for that
pit chair with decorations of silver reason
in the hands of railroad officials expects interests seeking to break cropper for Marshburn, and lived on ed over to the proper authorities.
the place, but Marshburn reserved one stars and silver bunting.The we do not know exactly how many Sheriff thinks the trunkin
the railroad board Epperson
and comprisedof down the system to file a suit soon to new members have been obtained. Full
room' in the house for his lovely Sunday school tree was
five railroad heads, will continue to the own use. which Rhoden was hiding could not
test constitutionality of the act.
; The had been divided arranged in the center of the epulpitand reports have been received from Lake
direct actual operation under Secretary Amendments to the existing law crop amicably have been more than three feet long.
, McAdoo's general supervision. which will be specifically recommendedto some time ago, and the quarrel began the beautiful decorations among Butler and Raiford and partial reports The penalty for desertion is severe
: congress in the board's forthcoming when Ganey wanted to rent the farm the green cedar made an attractive from Brooker and Hampton. From reports and it is probable that.Rhoden will
> for the coming for less picture. Quite a nice program/was received the following is the
year money yet regret that he took this means of
GERMAN SYMPATHIZER KILLS annual report, are: than Marshburn would agree to. This rendered by the Sunday school, pre- number of new members secured: his
shirking military duty.
MARSHAL AT MALDEN, MO. "To remove the present restriction quarrel took place in the house by the sided! over by the very efficient superintendent Brooker ......___.__________ 42 .
,\ permitting a joint stock land bank to .fire, and after heated words from both Mr. L. A. Davis. Hampton ___________________ 15
Marshal Was Shot in Making Arrest; do business only in the state where it I parties, Ganey drew his pistol from The children were trained by Mrs. Lake Butler _______________ 135 CHRISTMAS TREE AT
P ileneWu Shot ThroughJail is situated and contiguous state; his pocket, and Marshburn picked up Barr-while Miss Lois Peek trained Raiford ____________________ 62 THE BAPTIST CHURCH
WindowMAIDEN "To permit a bank to issue bondsto a that was standing in a cornerof the young men and women of the Sunday tarke ______________--,... 206
the amount of twenty times its gun
-- stock which be capital the rom. I I schooL On last Monday night at 6:45, at y

,' Mo., Dec. 21.-Marshal more, instead, of fifteen must times$250,000, as under or Both men decided not to shoot, the The following program was rendered I Total -___________________ 460 the Baptist church, the Christmas exercises -
R. St Clair of this city'is dead and existing law; and quarrel was settled, and Marshburnput : I I NQ report whatever has been received which consisted of a tree,
his slayer, L. Wissman. of Havana, "To raise from 6 to 6 1-2 percentthe his gun back in its corner of the Opening song by congregation, "All from Lawtey, but we hope good treat and'a short but splendidly ren-
I1L, is said to, be dying, as the result maximum interest rate which joint room. An hour or more later, Ganey, Hail the Power of Jesus' Name." work has been done there, even if they dered program, was given as follows:
.fif a :demonstration which fqllowed alleged stock lands may charge on loans to his wife, Marshburn and his 15yearold Prayer -Rev. Barr. .have neglected to let us know the re- Orchestra number-Sunday School ,
disloyal remarks by Wissman : farmers." son, Tom, Jr., all went out to the I Ibarnyard. Recitation-"In Trouble Because so sult.While Orchestra. .
here today. There it was discoveredthat I Small" David Mitchell. 'i it appears that Bradford has Song, "Joy to the World, the Lord
". According to several witnesses Wiss- corn was missing from the barn Song by Sunday school choir, "Si failed to furnish its quota of 800 new Has Come"-Led by Choir.
'man, when appealed to by Red Cross LECTURE COURSEThe in which Marshburn had his portion of lent Night. members, in the whole country many Scripture Reading and Prayer-
workers, made remarks derogatory to the corn stored. Ganey agreed that Recitation-"The Wonderful Star" more than the 10,000,000 asked for Pastor.
the government. Wissman resisted next number in the Five Cent the corn was missing, but said he did ,By Three Girls.* have joined the Red Cross during the Quartette, "Dear Little Stranger"-

Rests, and, according to persons who Lecture Course will be given at the not know what had become of same. Song'by Choir, "The Song in the week ending the night before Christ Lucile Tatum, Doris Law, BlanchardLaw

were present, in the scuffle that followed High School auditorium January 4th Marshburn told Ganey that if he did Air." mas.From and C. C. Tatum. f
fatally shot St.'Clair. Wissman (Friday night) by Miss Agnes Ellen not know what had become of the corn Solo, "Hurrah for Santa Claus"- Southern Division headquarters Orchestra Number-Sunday School

then fled into New Madrid. Harris, of the State College at Talla he should.kniw, as he, Ganey, was left Master Paul Knight. we have a letter' authorizing us Orchestra. ;
s.Late tonight he was captured and hassee. Miss Harris is said to be a in charge of the place. Ganey seemedto Song by Boys and Girls with Bells, to continue our campaign until the "Little Helpers," March and Song-
brought" here. A large crowd gathered I very pleasing and interesting speaker, think that Marshburn accused him "Ring the Xmas Bells." new year. So let every Red Cross Primary. This number was very pleas-

and threatened to storm the jail and and_we bespeak for her a good audi- of taking the corn, which was notMarshburn's Dialogue, "Waiting for Santa"-By member in this county try to get at ing.Junior I
take the prisoner. While the sheriff I ence, especially from the young women thoughts. This broughton Five Boys and Girls. least one new member during the remaining Song, "The Sunday School
and his deputies held them off, someone of the town and high school, although a volley of oaths from both parties, Santa Claus' arrival and children's few days of this year. If we Brigade"-By a number of the larger
in the crowd fired a shot throughthe what she, says will be of interest in which Ganey drew his pistol from welcome. do this, it would add about 500 new boys and girls.Christmas .
jail window, fatally wounding to both men and women who his pocket and snapped the "gun in Song by choir.Distribution members, which would carry us well Chorus, ."Immanuel" f
Wissman, according to Coroner E. F. have the culture and success of our Marshburn's breast. In the meantime of presents. beyond our allotment of 800.J. Sung with splendid effect with 25 or
Harrison. boys'and girls at heart, educationallyand :Tom, Jr., ran in the house and upstairsto E. FUTCH, more voices of the older and youngermen

.- morally. get his father's pistol. When Ganey LOCAL FRATERNAL ORDER HAS Campaign Manager. and women of the Sunday school.
NOTICE Everybody plan to attend this, and tried to fire at Marshburn and his gun FIVE MEN IN SERVICEFor The "Christmas Cheer" was then :_
REGISTRANTS all of these lectures, as they are given snapped, Marshburn, being unarmed, distributed by James Kickliter, Chas.L' -
practically at no expense/and whatis turned ,and ran. towards the house. -- 10.\\ Cooper and Herman Crosby to the entire r,
."- All registrants who have not had made goes to the school for better Ganey tried to fire again, but the pistol a young fraternal order, the school, including the babies of the ii'i ii
I I cal Modern Woodmen are doing tHeir"bit" Tuesday night at 7:30 fire discovered church Mrs. J. P. Tomlinson tjie 'I' ;f
their questionnaires filled out, will equipment. snapped, and with pistol in hand was being <
please call on the following named Many lecture courses cost more he ran towards the house to enter the in furnishing Uncle Sam with issuing from the tenant houseof superintendent of the cradle roll "
tlemen, at the following places, than-the entire six lectures for just same room in which Marshburn was ,fighting men. Five of its members C. A. Knight, in the southwesternpart There was also a treat for the Home ;

and they will assist you in filling out one, and are of no more value than trying to make by a different door. In have volunteered for service and are of the city. The alarm was turn Pepartment, Mrs. 0. J. Griffin having I" .
Wane. They have been sworn as as- one of these. Our town can prove its this room was the shot gun mentionedin now serving their country in whatever ed in, but owing to the distance to charge of the work. ..
odate members of the board and given appreciation ,of culture and high class I the first quarrel. Tom, rushing calling they are best suited for. Of the nearest fire plug, it was impossible A large audience was present on r !'
the five, K. L. Gray, who was city en-
instructions to fight the flames. The house be- this occasion and everyone seemed r '
and are authorized to entertainment by its attendance, and down the hall to his father's assistance -
assist, you: support of these lectures. met Ganey coming with pistol in gineer when the street paving and ing vacant, no buckets were to be had cheerful, and-for the children's sake I!. _
Lake Butler-Geo. W. Alderman, H. \ hand. Several shots were fired, and it sewerage system was being constructed to form a bucket brigade, and the fire -laid the gloom of the "world war" ,
Stewart, C. H. Register, H. L. is alleged that Ganey fired at the boy, in Starke, is now in France in the men were forced to stand by and see thought aside for the time being, and f
SHEATS BACK FROM CAPITAL Engineer Corps, having been "over
wished each other Christ- '
owler. the ball grazing the boy's neck. The the house consumed. "A Merry
Raiford-J. A.. Brooks, Dr. R. H. .- boy emptied his pistol at Ganey, two there" for several months. R. P. Tur- This building was among one of the'' mas" as they said their good nights. .;.
Weaver, Geo. W. Jacobs. TALLAHASSEE, Dec. 23.State or three shots taking effect. By this ner, W. A. Moitt, Wm. Wainwrightand oldest in Starke, and as one of the ,

-- Lawtey L. H. Hill, R. B. Jackson, Superintendent of Public Instruction time Marshburn had gained the room J. M. Darby are at present sta-. spectators put it, "Years ago it was HON. A. S. CREWS IS CAN ':i:
C. Byrd, H. C. Peace. William N. Sheats has returned from and rushed on through to find that tioned at various camps in this country known as 'the finest house in Starke'." DIDATE FOR RE-ELECTION

Hampton-A. A. Futch, A. A. Dur- Washington, D. C., where he went to Ganey had been fatally injured by his ready and willing to demonstratethe The house was well constructed and ,.. ,
B, W. G. Seals, Dr. Middleton. have approved the state's plans for son. Col. Marshburn rushed Tom fora young "Fighting America. kept in good >repair, and the owner I
The local is proud of the rec- Hon. A. S. Crews, member of the j
the vocational educational camp which the small
Brooker two high suffers loss amoantof
-M. P. Mattheney, A. B. physician, while he stood by and rendered a
ord the have made making house of representatives is candidate ill
boys and a
schools in each district insurance carried
w, A. A. Hazen. all assistance in his power to cannot repay. 11 j
for themselves, and know that for re-election and so announces
A. Z. ADKINS, which will receive state and government the injured man, until Judge Willis The building was occupied by 0. C. j F
when they are needed they will quickly in today's issue of the Telegraph.
aid the of industrial Cason and until two weeks
Chm. Legal Advisory Board. for teaching went to the farm, Sheriff Walker being family up
,,f their Early in the last session of the legislature
answer country's call.
trades, home economics and agricul- out of town, and took the Marshburnsinto ago, when they moved to their farm
Mr. Crews the
ture. Mr. Sheats states that he secured custody. outside of town.CHRISTMAS rank among
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH leading members of the house and was
what he went -after., and is well .. MAJORITY AGAINST CONSCRIPTION --.-
pleased with the results of his con 1 active throughout the session in sup-
The services were well attended last ferences with the government officials. port measures promised
Sunday morning and evening. Baptism The complete plans for the vocational benefit to his county and the state. He 7

at close of service Sunday night. educational wofk in Florida will be an. V. Moore has lately added to the OTTAWA, Ont, Dec. 23.Majorityof From the proceeds of the play "The was prominently connected with much I ;
1 We wish up our offering for the nounced in a few days, and the high Bank of Starke's agricultural exhibita 174,000 votes against conscriptionis Old Maids' Convention, given last of the important legislation enacted at
4 ate missions next Sunday. Please schools to be named for the work see sample of Irish potatoes grown by shown by the complete returns on week at Rowand's Theatre by the the session, not permitting factional t
bring in all envelopes for state missions lected. him this fall, and 0. A. Strickland the referendum in Australia, says a Sewing,Circle, Christmas boxes in the discord to distract his attention from ,' 1

Do not fail, as this is our last brought in specimens of purple top Reuter dispatch from Melbourne. The way of useful gifts of clothes, shoes matters of importance. pending before 1. ,
chance to give to this cause in 1917. turnips that were the largest seen this vote was 938,000 against, and 764,000for. and eatables were supplied to some tenor the house. +
: The hand of fellowship will be givenall PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Votes cast by the Australian twelve families in Starke and vi- During the last campaign, Mr. f ;
who have recently united with fall.Mr.. Moore planted both the Red troops on the question are being cinity. Mrs. Hughes; Mrs. D. E. Crews was a candidate in group No. 2, i =,

the church, at the morning service. Services every Sunday, morning and Bliss and Triumph potatoes and the counted in London. Knight, Hollis Knight, Pitt Tomlinsonand and again makes announcement of his la ",
.j This is the White Rose. He Thomas Oliver distributed the, candidacy in that group. 'i ;;
closing of the year 1917. evening. Last Sunday evening Christ Spalding No. 4 reports -- .
.Let, there be a full attendance. mas exercises'were given to a large that the white.potato,gave him THE SUNDAY SERVICEAT packages, Col. Knight donating the _-+- \\1
The fifth Sunday meeting will be and appreciative audience. The offering :I the heaviest yield. METHODIST CHURCHThe use of his car for the purpose. A CARD OF THANKS I,j '.
.ld.with the Wateroak church, be- for the starving children of the I 'J
on Friday of this week. world amounted to over $20. This will ST. MARKS ORPHANS REMEMBEREDThe t.'
W. G. LAW, Pastor. help to save the lives of many children. Christmas service on last Sunday I wish to take this method of ex-

-.- The pastor and family are gratefulfor was greatly enjoyed. tending genuine appreciation to my
METHODIST the Christmas gifts from the pea Morning prayer and sermon at 11 Rev. Barr preached an excellent ser Christian Sunday school Decided many friends and customers for the 4'
r CHURCH ple. a. mon on the text, "And they came with not to have a Christmas tree as usual, splendid business that they have givenme I

", We invite strangers and visitors, m.Even song and address, 3:15 p. m. haste and found Joseph, Mary and the but instead to make an offering for in the past, and wishing them many
f Regular services on next Sabbath. and all who are not worshiping else- Sunday school 10 a. m. babe lying in the manger." the Children's Home Society of Jack happy and prosperous new years.

All are welcome. I where, to join us in our worship.J. You are invited. The choir rendered a beautiful anthem sonville, and for this worthy object a L Yours very truly, 1

;- HEV. T. L, ,Z. BARR Pastor. .., S. STEVENSON, Pastor. M. M. FRYER, Minister. "Glory to God." nice sum was given. W. G. BROOM.I .

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YE ; ments of engineers engaged on lines
mans report the capture of 9,000 Ital- AMERICAN ARMY TOTALS- sembled in the of '
Col Del of communication.The can nation. The high **.
ians in engagements around water
: OVER 2,000,000 SOLDIERS quartermaster corps, the medi- the federal
Rosso. strength

if.: r Week'; Summary of the War ] Germans True to will their probably tactics direct, the Austro-another I WASHINGTON-, Dec. 18.-The cal tion corps section and likewise the signal are corps included, avia-in war paper was strength.2,700,000 It, but counted during this only Ix '

this there is
200,000 though
no posi- of
__ .... IJ and greater thrust at a different point, sneering remarks of.,German war lords tive record of the thousands of stu- thousands of six months
; from the of : men who enlisted
; would shifting
as appear and the press of the Central Empires only for &a
Saturday gun at Brest-Litovsk. And apparently large forces to the Franzela valley about Uncle Sam's "inconsequentialarmy" dents who are preparing for commis- period, and army officers ale ,
sions in the schools of
:'.- The Italians on the northern line the enemy has played a trump card and the mountainous region to the are officially answered today by numerous all fly ed that at no time was there ..}

i ;t,' in Italy, between the-Bernta and at the outset, for on the proposal of I. north. The menace to Venice seems, the war and navy department recordsof ing and. "ground" work over the an army as the United States not!

vfcf ';.J Piave rivers, have ceased, for the Prince Leopold of Bavaria, the Ger- however, to have been removed for the number of men actually under country.The under arms. :","-
man commander-in-chief on the Russian the time being. army of more than 1,500,000 in ">
c time arms.
being at least, their defensive the The Bolsheviki commander-in-chief, the three fighting branches, the regu- f
front Dr. Kuchlmann
von J
r ':' warfare against the attacks of the The. United States today has more
f Tell it to the
German foreign secretary and an Ensign Kreyloko, reports the transferof lars, national guard and selective Telegraph'and ttlrybody.
Austro-Germans and assumed the offensive under
a' than Daily
2,000,000 arms.
< I astute politician, has been chosen a large force of German troops to draft ranks, is the largest ever: as- Advertise! 1 a
._.. with signal successes on several enlsitments in the army, navy and : 7
f. iwL unanimously as official chairman. the western front and the southwestern 1
: the
sectors. marine are mounting figures
.. corps
kr Russian front.
and without
f a Attacking the positions which the Peace without annexation considerally, and the second draft call, 3 q
Civil in Russi seems to be
indemnities the formula adoptedby war
'(;: enemy earlier in the week captured which may come at any time, will increase -
Y. ,. near Monte Asolone.: General Diaz's the German reichstag in its peace spreading.: The negotiations betweenthe the total over 2,500,000. s
resolutions is the of Bolsheviks and the central Free FamBool&limmiHiiiiHiiiiiimiiiimiiimii
,,' July, keynote powers
have regained considerable _
: a Here are the figures on the strengthof
t the Russian apparently are not proceeding
peace terms now being very
r I : portion of the terrain and held it notwithstanding !
the American fighting forces, in-
discussed at Brest Litovsk. The Rus- smoothly. Time gained by the Ger- '
t ; ; the terrific artillery fire cluding officers and men: Thousands of acres of our"Florida' swill E
in the would 1m&
t sian terms have been submitted to the mans negotiations meanso ;
; ,. hat was turned upon them. National now in train- be planted to Cotton and < '
of the central much more time for the shiftingof army other I
;', representatives powers, _' _
Admission is made in the German Field Crops the coming M
ing at sixteen cantonments 616,820 season. Preps
carried out with ;
# who have taken them under consider- troops, now being j
communication that the Italians also ation. the greatest speed possible.A National Guard, in traininghere ration of soil Is most important ia| <.j
have taken the initiative in the fighting -- should begin now. These nsw books' 1
Bolsheviki manifesto to the Rus- and abroad _________ 469,000 _
S'. rr,: :.' on Monte Pertica and Monte So- Tuesday. Regular at home and r--- tell how this should be done and flr. t'lBujgertlons
sian workmen declares that the army
,:. I larolo but it is declared that their at Christmastide of 1917 finds the prep- Wanting, (culUnUa .*.'} I
: *
; aration of military equipment must be ,overseas ________________ 370,000 I
armies all the battlefronts fertilizing, etc. Free to
tacks on these sectors, as on .Monte on major branches : growers. a
Special including
inactive where the stopped, and that their energies must WILSON & TOOMER
'_ Asolone, were 'without success. virtually except ordnance XX II'll
Comparative quietude still prevails Teutonic allies are endeavoring to be devoted to the production of peace signal corps, I Manufacturers Ideal Fertilizers a! t

r-- on the British front in France and overwhelm the Italians and force a supplies. and corps, quartermaster corps de Jacksonville, Florida. rL
adjutant general's
{ i i- Belgium and along the French line passage through the hill'country of partments _______________ 200,000 II! t
J Northern Italy the plains of- CAPITAL AND LABOR. 1
i running from the region St. Quentin upon Reserves, in training or sub-
: j to the Swiss border, except for Venitia.As r
' 3
ject to call to the colors __ 80,000
i-. bombardments and minor infantry op- viewed from the war maps the There has been talk of
'" p some con- Navy, in service and at train- }
.: : erations. From the Verdun region to battlelines today are markedly changed scription of labor in order to keep __ ,
x go- ing camps ____ ________ 147,900
:; Hartmann-Weilkopf, in Alsace, the. from those of the yesteryear. The
ing the work of furnishing the neces- Naval reserves, in service and L--
I L l' ; artillery activity has been pronounced Russian"'front from the Baltic to the sities for the prosecution of the war. in training ______:._______ 50,000
.:_ on various sectors. Black sea is virtually non-existent; t.This talk has not emanated from the tv
Naval militia ______________ 15,000
r 4 y' ( ..' As the result of the telegrams sent the Italians under the intensive drive I|'administration, but from manufactur Marine corps, at home and
; ; Count the former of the Teutonic allies today are stand I
,i: by von Luxburg, miles where I ers of war munitions of diverse kinds abroad __________________ 33,000
German minister the Berlin foreign ing from they were a
f -
and contractors for government work, Coast guard, now under the I I
;' l l';, I office, it again has been necessary year ago along the Isonzo front; from tIt
etc. They would much like to
very navy department ________ 5,000
tine to call out mounted police to Belgium to the region around Verdun
: have the strong arm of the the I
govern- Hospital of 6,500 -
corps navy. !<''
salients have been driven into -
disperse crowds of people who demand great ment compel labor to docility and put Officers of all branches of the :. f
M :: of relations with Germany. the German lines by both the Brit- .
an end to strikes and agitations for -
* t%' t': Sunday ish and French armies, and in Asiatic military and naval service 15,200 will save you money andh: t
more or shorter hours. Their
: : t Not only are the Italian lines holding Turkey the British have made notable pay ex trouble. Gives description and!!-.. }
t ; .' gains both in and Pales- cuse is pseudo patriotism-that sucha Grand total _____________2,008,420The full information t
'$i J in the Monte Asolone region on Mesopotamia measure is for the unin- on seeds fcrj! tNr1

k _' the northern front where a threatening tine. Northward through the latter terrupted prosecution necessary of the war,, figures for, the navy are basedon fall planting. Our stocks are complete -. *

'4 salient was driven in them early last region General Allenby's forces have which depends for returns from naval districts where assuring prompt shipmentMartin's
success on never
r week but considerable progress has made great progress against the Ottomans I recruiting has again become active '
", and Christmas of 1917 finds the ;failing supplies. and from a survey of the regular establishment m I
been made toward restoring original -
1 While it must be admitted that labor ROOM Hy-Test' ,
:t> \ position. This progress, begun Christians once more in control of I of the sea fighting forces.e .
is unreasonable times th
at in
; -: by the Italians on Thursday, has been Bethlehem, the birthplace of Christ, majority of cases the men who,ask for The strength of the national army, national Southern Seeds f

g 6. continued, the Rome war office reporting and of Jerusalem and the holy sepul betterment of their condition fur guard and regulars is as neara
I 1 y .' the recapture of further ground chre. Also Germany has lost her remaining nish can sthe war department can compute it W I Carefully grown, closely selected si*' 1
in the hotly disputed area. The fighting colonies. in Africa to' the good reasons This is a owing to the shifting of men to and : ways dependable. Full assortment g&r ;
time for concession and sacrifice but I
r ) is sanguinary. British. from camps. den and field. Strawberry sod vegetable >_ :
why should concession and sacrificebe plants also specialty. Wnte.t
i s'. 1 a The Austro-German command evi Although the sound of "peace" is demanded from one class only The estimate of 200,000 for the special ,today for our new fall_catalog. .
;l dently has in mind the expansion of in the air, seemingly there is no pros- The employers' gains are out of all branches is conservative. It includes :l

4, the Asolone wedge in a way furtherto pect of ending at an early date the proportion as they can work to capacity the special engineer regimentsnow j

i sT.. imperil the entire Monte Grappaposition titanic struggle that is in progress. and charge practically any forming and already in the service "L' ...,A. Martin Seed'Co.,* ..

to the east, the Italian but The'Teutonic allies and the Russians price they choose for their output, at the front, where construction ,Jacksonville, FlorkU -
? wark against the intended drive into are endeavoring to effect a cessationof while the wages of the working men work by American artisans and railroad -

the plains, and this possibly still re- hostilities on the eastern front and do not keep pace with the ever mounting builders has been going on since 1 1

L J*'* 'w mains. probably will reach. some kind ef an prices of necessaries. The workers the arrival in France of the first regi- ,_ 1

-;} u The Italians, however, have gainedmuch agreement that for the moment at want more co-operation from the -- .1'
!s ,: of the andeven' i
enemy advantage least will render the counterrevolutionary :
employers, while the latter class
4!, the German forces on the fight- forces in Russia inactive and to accommodate themselves to
; ri' ing line concede that for the presentthe throw burden the
a greater upon
the exigencies of the times, but insiston
\: :, r aggressiveness is on the ItalianBide shoulders of their former allies.
having the workmen under their
; with the Asolone heights the The enemy for weeks has been unofficially thumbs as of yore. THE GIRL WHO WAS A ; '

'' objective of repeated attacks. proclaiming his desire for Forced labor would be a disasterif c
-3 There has been no fighting of consequence peace, but no terms have been advanced it could be brought about. Once be-
,r on any other war areas. The by him which would indicate a willingness the
would clamor for
b ; ,; : artillery duels along the French frond t to bring the war to an end gun more and employers more men, until farming and SOLDIER BOY :

appear to have lessened intensity along lines that would make the world other industries for life
+ ,
I 't and there has been indication of necessary I
(. no a "safe for democracy. On the con- and well-being, would suffer for lack f' t
;i 4 c Sr revival of the infantry activity in up trary, the German emperor in his latest .
: of workers. The owners of the
great How. Hazel Carter Went "Over There" With Division
.,., per Alsance, where a German demon utterance made before the second plants can well afford to divide a part Pershing's

4' = # _. stration on Friday gave the enemy a army Saturday boasted of the successes of their profits their employes,
S : temporary advantage, which was of the Teutonic allies during and then there would be no labor WMMMttft
quickly wiped out by the agressive the last and
year exultantly proclaim troubles. At present the balance between -
ft ,,. French reaction. ed that the victories of the Central labor in

The British admiralty announces the Powers had'been so manifest that it things necessary engaged for the prosecutionof producing Y R;' ti- i A t

r !?ss.of. ,the, British_ armed steamerV was useless to waste words on the the war, and the labor producing
:stephen turness of 1,712 tons, which I 1 tactical and strategical gains made. food and other necessities for daily
b .: was torpedoed and sunk by a Cer- Apparently however while
strenuous life, is so nicely poised that disturbing -
man submarine with a loss of six officers efforts are being made in the i it would be disastrous. Let labor !

and ninety-five men. United States to get an invincible be patritic and do its share to end the J.
A fire at the great Krupp munitions army in the field to aid Great Britain !
war soon and bring victory to our :
; : plant at Essen, Germany, appears tow and France and their alliess in final- arms, and let capital realize what it
have been less serious than the. early ly bringing success to their arms, the
owes to labor and to the a i
;: r reports indicated. Apparently the German emperor has made a final en- )

damage was confined to the electric deavor in his latest address to his SOME ANSWERS BY DRAFT

rtw power station, where an explosion occurred troops to frighten peoples unafraid REGISTRANTS NOT PUBLIC

c due to a short circuit. with the following declaration: "If

Incessant fighting has occured in the enemy does not want peace, then
many parts of Petrograd in connection we must bring peace to the world by Answers of on the se-
with efforts to drunkenness lectve draft questionnaires relating to
prevent battering in with the iron fist and the
.. and efforts to prevent the raiding of shining sword the doors of those who health and answers under the head
,hh4 wine cellars.' A mob raided one dis will not have peace." "dependency with the exception of

tillery where fifteen soldiers drank Meanwhile, his armies and those of the names and addresses of persons r,

t ;; v themselves to-death. Fifteen persons his ally, Austria-Hungary, finding claimed to be dependent, will not be

were killed and wounded when an that their attempts to break the Italian open to inspection by the public with-

eta armored motorcar attacked the distillery line between the Brenta and Piave out the consent of the registrants. .41A
;+ which was set on fire. The rivers in Northern Italy are without Imprisonment for not to exceed one #q Iyp.

%zi' sf : 'e- fire department was prevented from result, have shifted the ground of their year will be the penalty imposed on

extinguishing the blaze by rowdies I.attack again to the Asiago plateau. anyone connected with the adminis-

and many persons were burned before Here small gains were made, but the tration of the selective draft who shall

:;.1 .'. the situation' was ,brought under con Italians, stiffening their line, held the make this information public. x
; ;' trol. enemy from further progress and at :Aa1 cx a .car o'iyf.iitM

-- The Krupps have recently quadrupled last accounts were delivering success- THRIFT STAMPS
; t' ; their naval plant near Kiel, according ful counterattacks'against him. On
.5: ,; to a dispatch from Berlin by the lower Piave river the enemy troops It is pointed-out by the Treasury .' ': ;x: \ :t: .. ,

\ Y "u way of Berne to La Suisse. This was who forced a crossing of the river last Department that Thrift Stamps are .

done at the request of the German week now have been compelled under not made redeemable in cash for the

3 '4 government for the purpose of mak violent attacks by the Italians to seek reason that these stamps are simply 4 ; c :4. .
+f tiC.'g
:fP-- ing up losses in submarines, which, safety through a retreat to the eastern intended as a convenient method for < t p) y, ,;'Y ;i nlyg.

i; the dispatch asserts', have been heavier bank of the stream. the small savers to accumulate enoughto St '. '
et? : F than the German Admiralty admits. o" ; -r r4 + > : q
: Wednesday. purchase War Savings Stamps, .%'.vryn4
; f Increased cannonading in the regionof .I which bear interest and are redeemable l''o"

Monday Verdun, especially around Doua- in cash. .:
: ., i wi.Kni9iy.\ <' ,k....... y : i.5w' % EI
; On the fighting front, even in Italy, mont, the Chaume wood and the Cau- In addition, to provide for redemption :

the activity of the troops is below normaL rieres wood, which a year ago were for these Thrift Stamps would involve _

I CI. ., In France and Belgium the fight the theatres of some of the fiercest. such an amount of detailed accounting :Y+%'Y y yL$SiJa: J
.. ing that is in is merely in the ,+5; : A h'.
; progress encounters in the war, indicates apparently and labor and expense as to w o. .. -.y Y.
4- nature of outpost encounters and bombardments the intention of the Germansto impair the practicability of their use

4 ''S :, while on the northern Italian keep the French forces in this sec In fact, they would be more trouble _

., front the enemy has lost the initiative tor well occupied or might even meana and expense to the Government pos '

.r' which is entirely in the hands renewed effort to-break through at sibly than they are worth. J

of Gen. Diaz's men. this vital point. .

4 r The situation on the Italian front is The allies, however, 'are evidently PLANT PECAN TREES. u, HAZEL CARTER lit

4 not expected'long 'remain as it is, making ready for an untoward event, e _i_ J
however, for the Austro-Germans are and have taken the iniative in other -

constantly bringing heavy reinforcements directions. A British air squadron has I have made arrangements with a

Yt ..,.. and a return to their offensive is successfully bombed the city of Manu- reliable nurseryman to buy of him the Her Husband Was Corporal.
to be expected. heim, the Rhine commercial center, best varieties of Florida grown' bud a ';

Reinforced by British and French and one of the most important bases ded pecan trees at the following pri ,

', ; troops and newly eqipped in every department for the revictualing of the Germans ces to-wit: Trees 4 to 5 feet high, 50 I. She Secured a Uniform and

; ; s the Italians now are prepared on the western front. Numerous fires cents; 5 to 7 feet high, 60 cents; 7 to

t :. ? ., jell and at a dear price, every were started in this city, a ton of 9 feet high, 75 cents. _
,, inch Of ground that the Austro-Ger bombs being dropped.In Anyone wanting tree please let me Actually Accompanied Him to

r' -; mans may take. Italy the battle is still raging on know the number and variety of trees

y,; [;-;" \ In Argentina demonstrations in the Piave front. The Italians an- wanted as ,once, as the supply is limit France
r !k. favor of the South American ed. Trees be :
f republic nounce they have recaptured despite can planted from now
: .- i entering the war against the Tea stubborn resistance, the positions they until March 1st. Hazel Carter as a Soldier Boy .
S ,- ,; tonic allies continue as a result of the had lost the previous day on the Asia N. D. WAINWRIGHT,

.t 't' latest exposures of German intriguein go plateau. Berlin reports, however, :

dispatches sent by Count von-Lux- tend to minimize the setback and lay 1130tf. Starke, Fla. READ HER REMARKABLE STORY IN THIS PAPER ,

burg, to the foreign office in Berlin. stress on the repulse of the Italian Your order for printing will receive
c ? Peace negotiations between the Teu counter-attacks against the positionsnewly the
same careful attention if
K ft] tonic allies and the Russians have be won by the Germans. The Ger- mail as if given persn ally. sent. by ON PAGE SEVEN i

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FARM IMPROVEMENTS IN pastries-has made Calumet the great carried on all over the country not only
-- est seller of all baking powders-more during Liberty Loan campaigns but in
P News of Florida in Short Paragraphs. THE STARKE SECTION [ Soldier LettersFort pounds being sold than of any other the intervals between.

brand. Enthusiasm, patriotism, and earnestness

Prof. A. J. Griffis has bought of R. Cheap baking powders and high cost characterized the conference,
State News B. Sullivan forty acres of land, situ- Bliss, Texas,- Dec.-18, 1917. baking powders of low quality have which was composed of approximately
[ Live ated on the east aide of the Starke Editor Telegraph:, proved to millions of housewives thatno one hundred delegates representing
and Theressa road, north of Sullivan's Please send me my copy of the matter how good the recipehowgreat every Federal Reserve District and
Telegraph to the address below, as I mix- of States.
the care in preparing and most the
south Newsom's. A little '
Told ,Our Exchanges. and of more left Ft. last for
by Oglethorpe Tuesday
L than one-hal fat the area is under cultivation ing baking ingredients- are
this place. Believe me we had some
the balance is timber. Thisis uncertain unless a sure baking powderis
trip. We left Ft. Oglethorpe Tuesday
employed. Consequently these millions I
good land and the east of it
st. Peterburg will follow orders Mayor B. A. Bales, of Fort Meade, is unsurpassed for cattle and hogs. afternoon and arrived at Fort Bliss demand and use Calumetbecause RUB OUT PAIN
fuel administrator and Cot Mel Wilson went Monday morning at 8:80 a. m. Most of its bake depend- I.
i the state accompanied by Mr. Griffis will begin improvements every day with good oil liniment. That's
out the lights on its white way out to Kissimmee Island one eveningof and with his and all'the boys enjoyed the trip to the ability. I
? immediately, energy fullest; I did myself, only I got a lit- the surest way to stop them.
1 all electric signs each Sunday and last week and succeeded in killinga thorough knowledge of farming he .
tle tired before we arrived here. We [[The beat rubbing linkup "u
night during the war. fine 159-pound buck. FOOD
urs had to leave two of the boys on the
---- owns a good many cattle and hogs SUPPLIES FOR SOLDIERS
road as they caught the afterwe
I Following institution of several A peanut oil mill will soon be established which will profit by the fine range. started. I think mumps -
they will be back ---:-
its, in the state courts against the in Gainesville. Such an en- with
us in few days. MUSTANGI
..ern, the Hillsboro Dredging Com- terprise wiuld undoubtedly result in a CHICAGO. Dec 22.-Maj.-Gen. William -
Messrs. A. V. and F. H.
Long's new
in the Well for a little description of this H. Carter, commander of the
filed a voluntary petition necessary acreage being plantedto
ny purchase of 280 acres of land lies in I
pty in Federal court in Tampa peanuts to keep the mill in con- place. You can look just as far as Central deparment of the army, has I
Rising section, adjacent to the
turday through President J. H. Mc- tinuous operation. There is no more Raiford Lake your eyes will let you and you can't sent telegrams to commanders of LINIMENT
and Butler public roads.
olds, scheduling liabilities! of $53- successful crop in this section. see a tree in sight. All you can see every cantonment in his division warn-
Some of the land is comprised in an
is mountain the far that has
assets of $114,467. a in distance. I ing ground glass been found
10 and old farm of which about forty acres would like to see a tree once in a in consignments of canned tomatoesand Good for the Ailments of
R. C. Tygart was arrested in Jack- are under cultivation, the balance is 1
while. We are on the border.now and breakfast foods which were being Horses Moles Cattle Etc.Pains
former policeman of sonville for carrying to land all in of the .
D. C. Byles, dynamite rirgin one body, one see some Mexicans. They are friendly held here pending shipment to army 1
i lunatic extraordinary if his Waycross, Ga., violating certain laws finest tracts in Bradford county, hav- : though. It is three thousand feet cantonments.The ooJ for I/OU1 own Ac!a

118 are to be judged and a countyner of the United States. He was arrested ing an even slope all around, making I.above see level at this place, and believe messages were sent after con- Rheumatism, Sprains,
charged with a serious of- by Deputy Marshal Thomas Allen, perfect drainage possible. On the old it sultation
me, gets cold at night and hot with Henton C. Clabaugh, Cub Burst Etc
9-year-old girl, was of this city. He tried before land 35 have been and v
against a was acres stumped in the day. We are in tents at pres'ent head of local bureau of the department -
from the flimsy hospital in United States Commissioner Carl five the 2Sc. 5Oc.$1. At aD Dealer'
_oved acres more are now having but will soon be in cantonments.I of pustice, who informed General
(fOunty jailyard to the jail proper, Noble and was released on a $250 stumps removed. Messrs. Long have think I will like it much better thenit Carter of the discovery of the glass.
ihind strong bars Saturday, after bond. The arrest was made upon a now a force of men at work clearing, is eight miles from El Paso. I Mr. Clabaugh said he would start an I! .
jiors had reached Jailor Wilson that request from Georgia authorities. stumping and fencing 40 acres of new haven't visjted the city yet but think investigation at once. What is LAX-FOS
attempt was to be made to make land. A dwelling for Mr.James John- I will go to church there Sunday. II .
t admit he was sane. All members of the civilian police son, who has charge of the work, stables Well, as it is getting cold; I will I + uz roa ut 191PovD cwt .

force at Camp Johnston, Jacksonville, and barns have been built. We stop by wishing all my, friends in LIBERTY LOAN ACTIVITIES A Digestive Liquid Laxative, Cathartic
The Florida railroad commission i Saturday handed in their resignationsto confidently expect to soon see one of Starke a Merry Christmas and a Hap- and Llvet Took.; Contains Caieaia Bark
Louis C. of the the model farms of the county here. New Year. Best Blue Flag Root Rhubarb Root Black
gh Attorney Massey constructing quartermaster py wishes to alLI A conference was held in Washington Root May Apple Root,Sauaal.taftllDd
do, who was employed as attor- and hereafter the policing of the can- ERSKINE C. SCOTT during the week beginning Decem- Pepsin. Combines strength with*palatable
for the commission in a number tonment will be done by the membersof Messrs. Dennard, Johnson & New- I Co. C, 7th Field Signal Battalion. ber 10, which lasted several days be- aromatic U te. Does not gripe. SOl
'Important cases, has collected from the headquarters guard,under Cap. som, who lately bought the 'Starke tween Secretary McAdoo and- other
Seaboard Air Line Railway Com- tain William F. Rock, Q. M. U. S. R. : Lumber Company's holdings at Sax- Treasury officials and representativesfrom f
-y.2027.22 in settlement for fines This company of guards is one of the ton, are hard at work improving and THE SECRET OF SUCCESSFUL- Liberty Loan organizations all H

1 costs imposed in three cases aris- largest single organizations at the preparing for next season's crops. Mr. BAKINGS over the country, which included officials -
> out of alleged congestion of traffic cantonment. Newsom, the resident manager, is a I. of the Federal Reserve Banks.
Jacksonville in 1906 and 1917. These thorough farmer. He is now A
prepar- Many women entertain the idea that Plans for future Liberty Loan com- .
tJ cases have been in the courts. In passing sentence on Editor Bloomof ing to put in a heavy crop of Irish they can never become thoroughly paigns were perfected and an organi-

ten years. the Lakeland Star, who was found potatoes, and by means of modem implements 'good cooks. They may be perfectlyable zation at once wider and closer was R
guilty Wednesday in the County Court mellows the soil to a depthof to prepare meats and vegetables I arranged for. Rural communities and
>The continuous barking of a dog for libeling the County Commissioners eight inches. The company owns properly. Still they make a miser- small towns and small cities particularly -
ed guests in the Duval Hotel in Judge Blanton stated that it was 480 acres of land on both sides of the able failure of bakings. When one]. will feel the effect of the new HARDWAREW
__nville at an early hour Satur- the gravest crime of which anyone railroad, south and west of Saxton, of gives the matter serious consideration'i' campaign plans.
morning just in time to avert a had been convicted in his court. The which only about forty acres are now it becomes evident that the fault rests Failure of rural communities to sub-
7..jus fire. Flames were discovered Lakeland editor was sentenced to paya cleared, but the improvement of the more in faulty Baking Powder than scribe relatively as liberally as the W
an enclosed stairway. A telephone fine of $250 and costs in the case or balance is going forward as fast as careless or haphazard baking methods. metropolitan districts was generally
1 brought the fire department, and take four months on the road. circumstances permit.J. This must be true. For it is a well ascribed not to lack of patriotism but -
quick work the fire was extinguishIt known fact that housewives who em- lack of thorough organization: and inJpncivp A

is said that this same dog The taking of testimony and argu- M. Alvarez, the well known cloth- ploy Calumet Baking Powder are high- rainpaienine. In future campaigns '
._ the guests of' a New Yorkto ing the counsel before the special ing merchant, continues to improvehis ly successful. They do not know the every agency will be used in R
the dangers of a fire once be- master on the application of the stateto fine farm west of Starke. He is meaning of bake day failure. Even the rural districts as well as in the -
appoint a receiver to operate the no whaving the stumps removed from girls who never before'"attempted tobake cities. The woman's organizations will
Ocklawaha Valley railroad from this the field south of the Starke and Lake a cake-a batch of doughnuts- be very active and hearty cooperation E
Butler road. His farm yielded him biscuits-or cookies employ Calumet between them and the other I
'A: panic was averted by ,the school city to Palatka, was concluded in .
such good this that and turn out bakings that rival thoseof tions is assured. I
ifessor at Lithia this week when.We Ocala Saturday. The special master a revenue year organiza-I .
z Lolla Scott, while standing near will make his report next week and he does not begrudge it any improve- experienced cooks. This absolute Educational work in the Jones
December 31 has been ments. Mr. Alvarez has a large herd dependability of Calumet-the unfailing the country is to be stressed, and !
large wood stove, was seriously set as the day
eeL Her clothing caught'fire and for hearing the matter before Judge of hogs there, fifteen of which are leavening force-that makes all through the schools generally, therefore I Starke Florida
of the children attracted the Bullock. In the meantime arrangements sows, bred to a fine red Duroc-Jsrsey women good bakers of biscuits and educational campaigns are to be I ,

tion of others in the school. Someed may be made by which the road boar.
fire and the children left the will be operated at least a year longer. -
tool in quick order. The fire cin- Negotiations looking to this end HOPE HALL

ned a considerable part of herding are now pending. 1
and inflicted terrible burns Hope Hall and Industrial Farm, at

n i her body and limbs. She was Theodore Lamor Durham, of Pan- Hampton, Bradford County, for the SAFETYTIs r
4 hed home and given medical at- ama Park, who was shot Saturday aid of discharged prisoners of the
;; tion. Physicians say her wounds night at a late hour, breathed his last I state, is-a reality. Born of the beau-
s bad, but that she would recover. Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at tiful dream of a philanthropist, it has
St. Luke's hospital. Sheriff W. H. assumed concrete form, and is nowready

.,Several loud explosions at St. Dowling and several members of his i I for the reception of its benefi-
t ciaries. Those being discharged
the water- staff continued their investigation ofthe I
*rsburg Saturday, on X
the penal institutions of the state, are
1 for report, which affair Saturday, and a negro bythe
gave ground a
A fast, that a naval battle was name of J. L. Jones was taken into ordinarily of clothing provided, and hence with only wearing one suit apparel the first consideration at this bank. It
'' fought here and there was much custody. He denies shooting Durham
is indispensable
for men and women an .
_ng out of houses and stores when most stoutly, and declares that he can
. The prove an alibi. Will Russell, another requirement. Hope Hall the consideration which
first crash came. city was I I was established by Mrs. Ballington is appeals strongest -
.; Ing up a wrecked dredge that has negro, was arrested soon after the Booth, the world's foremost leader in
._ lying in the yacht basin for shooting[ Saturday night, and is helda
the field of prison reform, and is one
,-c I on the southadar dar lor lar larath prisoner of the county at police of a system of similiar institutions to every depositor. It is the consider-
headquarters. He likewise denies
in the of
ral 1 years and was way any throughout the United States under

-> new boat slips to be constructed connection with the affair. her direction for, the reformation of which has made'this bank what it
? ,the south side. Several charges 'discharged prisoners. The Florida establishment .
dynamite were needed and in one STATE FAIR BUILDINGS I' is under the immediate

fifty sticks of dynamite were PRACTICALLY COMPLETED of and Mrs. L. A.
k Few fish were killed jurisdiction Odom,_ who occupy Major the positions of is.. And it is the consideration which

if ---- state superintendents. They have the
-JACKSONVILLE, Dec. 26.-Five of
P. McQuellan, alias Capt. Robert the ten big buildings at the Florida valued co-operation of an advisory should prompt to bank with us. .
i Davis, with many other alias. state Fair and Exposition, which will board, omposed of 24 of the leading you.
ii'who was convicted last week innville be held in Jacksonville from February citizens of the state. The progress

in the United States dis- 26 to March 9, 1918, inclusive, are now which has been made in creating this .
.Jtourt, Southern district of Flori- practically completed, according to a inestimable asset for the enhancementof I
itas", Friday morning sentenced by report made to President W. F. Coach- the moral status of society, reflects

_l,Rhydon M. Call to serve two man, vice-president D. D. Upchurch, great credit upon its promoters and BANK OF STARKEState
-in-the United States peniten-I treasurer A. P. Anthony, secretary B.1t managers. Hope Hall Farm consistsof .
r'jn Atlanta. McQuellan Kessler and general manager B. K. 160 acres of land, on which is be-
Lof the charge of falsely imperan lanafourde, by F. C. Dey, director of ing cultivated garden _truck and the
officer of the United works, and have a floor space totaling more staple products of the soil. Six 'County and City Depository
:_-government. He was also on 60,000 square feet. nice bungalows have been'erected and ,
I together with Mabel Cooper, with The sidewalks are also being. laid partly finished. These improvements

:aliases, on the charge-f con- and the management expects to have I represent an expenditure of about $4,. ,.
to falsely impersonate an of- them all completed by January 15, and 000.00 practically all of which has -
of the United States government, the grounds ready for the landscape been raised by Major Odom through .
case ending in a mistrial: artist who will immediately go to work small donations. An additional $4- 1 ,'
beautifying them in time for the fair. 000.00 or more will be needed to conBumate I .

('"riWork on the big aviation training The street car line is now within one the undertaking. Donations of

;: p i known as No. 1 at Arcadia, was block of the fair grounds, and a large clothing for men and women will be
the first of the week and is force of men are laying cross ties most acceptable gifts, deeply appre- Fertilizers for Spring-Order Now
well under Some trouble and rails.SKILLED. ciated, and can be sent by freight or
way. to Hope Hall Hampton Fla.RESOLUTIONS. ... .
Las been experienced in transporting express .. }.-* I:

Y material and men, and the,progress NEGRO .- ;. The importance of ordering early your spring fertilizers can-

/ ,has been necessarily slow. Only a WORKMEN WANTEDThe not be too strongly emphasized. .
Baited number 6f men could be put to -- -
pork, but even under these adversejwcuautances Whereas, The great and Supreme The railroads are overwhelmed with traffic-moving troops

Construction Foreman District Engineer, U. S. En- Ruler of the universe has in H\s\ infi- and supplies, and hauling the increased tonnage of nearly every j
t "glesby has been able to make a surpkinsly gineer Office, 5th Floor, Masonic Tem- nite wisdom removed from among us line of business. I ,
fine showing. A number of ple, Main and Monroe Streets, Jack- our worthy and esteemed soldier boy,
i- Bofldings, apparently over a hundred sonville, Florida, has been requestedto Sydney Bielling, brother of Sovs. Rox- Only a small fraction of the 60,000 cars ordinarily used to haul i'

wet long and half as wide, have already report the names of colored men ie Pinkston, Bertha McCleod and Jan- the fertilizer tonnage of the South will be available this season.

been erected. Tents have been who are skilled workmen, gang lead- ie Bielling.Be .
retched for workmen, and a mess ers, formen, overseers, etc., who have it resolved, That Miller Grove .
111 has : ::::::::::::::::::::".: Order early. Use an ample supply of
{ been arranged to feed the ern been drafted, who may be drafted or No. 82, of the Woodman Circle, extend
yes at the camp who will voluntarily enlist and who sincere sympathy to the sorrowing r ::::::::: ==::::a:::;.i ;_..::::::':':::=:::,,:,,,! high-grade, dependable fertilizer. You
a r will be suitable as non-commissined sovereigns and their families.Be ii It :i can afford to be more generous than .4I

The body of F.-S. Arney found officers for the 317th Engineers (colored it further resolved, That a copy J \ ARM -U R 'f1J usual, for !today a barrel of potatoes or a "

'day morning, left by the tide was the.sore ) Camp Sherman, Ohio, Colonel of these resolutions be spread upon ii ;::rnuumuw:umz.:;n :i i box of fruit will buy more fertilizer than i '
of Comfy Island, not far on from Earl I. Brown, Engineers, N. A. Com the records of the grove, a copy be f i s Enid the Sill *i iIII ; :: in normal times.: '
Rt Petersburg. The body was in a manding. printed in the leading paper of the i IneieiMU* Yield |*| ii i Armour fertilizers for spring are: ready
ood state of preservation All such who desire to have their county and a copy be sent toeach of fertilizers of proved crop-makingqual lU l- --

It had been in the water for,a although number names considered are requested to inform the bereaved sovereigns.ADA :HI: :: list ei Hilarity. |n ; Ity-to meet every need of crop and soil.

of days The body was identified by above ojce and submit a recordof CLYATT, r'e ire the Quality jj: = Get in touch with our agent today or ,
Mrs. F' EV Muller the dead man's their experience with letters from CYNTHIA J. STOKES, fi- Crsspzuss.nn=:::::uii d write for special circular describing our :;
; daughter, the wife of a prominent responsible parties to verify the LACIA BROWN, Committee. FERTILIZERS complete line. ',-
lumberman. Mr. statements made, or other sufficientevidence : J
.5 last Saturday. HiS Arney was missed to support their claims. 'i"----: ..' ,.........................;
coat and'shoes EDGAR EYES
hanging On the grabbing hook, the Any not subject to draft but who = : : ARMOUR FERTILIZER WORKS .
: !handle of which had been pushed may desire to enlist, if qualified will Op' (- A" \ J M AIM U F- C T U D BV

-: Into the sand in shallow water. deep It IS be enlisted for this regiment at any JACKSON ARMOUR FERIWORKS: JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA ,

posed. he lost hold of a boat he was recruiting office. Broken. L rvsea Duplicated :
P PER g, as he searched for crabs, and Sam_Day &s RttitvtdW&SpCC .
t he started to swim after the boat Tell it to the Telegraph and you tell lliza__n.I.*We sa I\y PostateMOa.
,-" was drifting away. everybody. Admtts* f
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:; .- invited. Address A. M. VanDyke I ed under the new rules and regula- I will i'
FROM MRS. STRATTON netly is in charge of a committee of spection apply to the Honorable tSo*.
L1 t taifor qty: Telegraph LETTER five that took the vessel over after the Lawtey. 12-7-tf.l t''tions by'order of the Railroad Commission Gardiner, County Judge of Bralfc

r, i_ 'crew mutinied a few days out of the t I and the unearned portion of county, Florida, for an order fc
.:;. -1 -- f I am sending in'just a word of appreciation Russian port." SALE-Second hand boiler en-I.I.all such advancements will be returned at private sale the one fifty-sixth

:!'" ;11"J :-, PabUshed.Weekly,end entered: u sea of the pleasure I have had -.... -.-'- FOR gines, and all kinds of machinery, of 0 after the first of January, 1918, divided interest each of Fnulb-t
dais ice at in Bradford county in my work as aW. except that two dollars for the Jan- Breeden,and Minnie S Bre-dea '
t-- Matter at the JOIt-o 13,000,000,000 MEMBERS ADDED., the Southern Turpentine Co. Ad- ,*&
; C. T. U. lecturer and organizer. uary rental will be retained on all heirs of Eliza J. Breeden !
y 4 :J: 'e f-;-. '. Stoke; Florida.E. .' I have spoken in Lake Butler, Hampton TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS dress B. Magid, Lake Butler 12213t., or B. such phones unless the said phones are and to the following described, deceased:
Goldman Ocala.
:..:. '., and Worthington Springs by pre- ; .ordered discontinued before. the 10th to-wit: North half of northeast

i s. MATTHEWS,Editor and.Owner. arranged meeting, and at Brooker, my Washington, Dec. 25-Further returns of January. ter, and north half of southwest'ms

tt. J. C.. ROBINSON, AesocIate,Editor. last appointment, through the very today from the Red Cross drive FOR SALE-Forty-acre farm, 2% Respectfully, ter of northeast quarter, and i>
great kindness of that master teacher, for membership indicated, accordingto miles southeast of Starke, small new Lake Butler Telephone Company, east quarter of northwest m*i

-<;;' -.11;;' ProfA.. B. Shaw, who, in in'coopera- officials at headquarters here, that house; 18 acres under wire fence By D. E. KNIGHT, section 21, township 6 south of
} > "; TAKING STOCK I ion with Prof. Griffis, arranged for the total enrollment would be even in and in cultivation. Cheap for cash. 12-21-2t. General Manager. 18 east, situate and being in Bra&*
f 4 G i there sending me across countryin million forecast Wallace Mills, Starke. 11-23-tf.
:! me excess of the thirteen county, Florida, containing in
st \. ; The busiest business man takes his car in order for me to make made last night. The object was to For Representative-Group Two. acres more or less. all- 1

;:. stock of his business at least once a the train to reach other engagements. enroll ten million new members. FOR SALE-20 acre farm, 2 road% miles I hereby announce myself a candi- This the 28th day of December oil
\ I shall never forget these kindnesses.I With two hundred out of the 480 from Starke on Kingsley ; all i
fC year. As the end of the year approaches date in Group Two for renominationfor H. S. BREEDENj
2" 'f. the thought of,all turns to am leaving a good union there, and chapters not reported and with severalof well fenced and under cultivation; the office of Representative in the Guardian of Frasier T. Breeds.

u : the accomplishments of the year. through my work in the schools and the larger cities yet to be heard two-story dwelling, good barn, 90- Legislature from Bradford county, I and Minnie S. Breeden oS eeo

,- : J What has been done? and what is itt the fine audiences I have had every from, the Southern division, Florida, foot well; near school. For 1116tf.termssee subject to the action of the Democratic II heirs of Eliza J. BreedenTfc
: of them finer in quality Carolina and North S. L Alvarez.,
place-some South
'worth? Georgia, primary election to be held in June, ceased. 12-28
: _. Men are prone in youth to let the than in quantity-but appreciative and Carolina, has enrolled 243,000. Its to 1918. I respectfully solicit the support I $
4 ;.- future look out for itself, and turn gracious. .quota is 438,000, but the members FOR SALE-The place belonging of all voters at said Democratic Notice
their back to the past, living only in I am sure Bradford county shall I confident this figure will be reached. the estate of C. B. Griffis. Contains primary and promise a faithful discharge of Application for Tax D&
: This is natural continue to do her big bit in building 80 acres, 40 under good wire fence. Notice is hereby given that 1.-Ji
the joyous present. -1AUTOMOBILE-- of duty if I am honored n
tp = of folk up the public sentiment that shall en- Two dwellings, 2 smokehouses, one my Hill, purchaser of tax certificate No;
and it is to be expected young ACCIDENTAn I with re-election.
what she has and barn. Located 1% miles from Starke 229, dated the 6th
- x for the present to them is the all im- able Florida to hold 12-28-tf A. S. CREWS. day of Septemba f
victories in the fight one-half mile from church, one mile A. D. 1915, has filed
portant time, it is the only time. The press on for big said certificate i
, : : past is gone. We know naught of the for a state-wide dry Florida. It'is automobile accident occurred from school. For further informa- Notice of Stockholders' Meeting. my office and has made application fe
future is their easy to love your Florida. near the Presbyterian church Monday, tion write A. J. Griffis, Brooker, or tax deed to issue in accordance wig!
months cry.i" make change in LEILA A. STRATTON, when a car from Waldo crashed into see K. L. Griffis, Starke. Inquire for Notice is hereby given that the reg- law. Said certificate embraces the fpj
: Twelve a I
: the life of every man, physically, Lfclmxn, Tenn. the car driven by Dr. E. T. Campbell, directions at Bank of Starke 10-12tf ular annual meeting of the stockhOld-1[lowing described property situated II
of The Bank of Starke
; ; 4' I of this city. Dr. Campbell had revers- ers Bradford
mentally and financially. There is always --- to-wit: Lot 21 t
; : :' a procession or a retrogression WITH 5,000 GALLONS OF BOOZE 0 ed his machine to make a turn to NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. in its banking rooms in Starke, Flor-I I in Woodlawn, Sec. 18, Tp. 5, S. R*! n
town and while turningthe on Tuesday, January 15, E. 10
and comeback up acres. The said land
for him during so long a period; CAPTURED CHRISTMAS IS DRY Messed
t; :; who that will other car crashed into the side, 7:30 p. m., to elect a board of direc- at the date of ,the issuance
it is the proceeds Gi
man the railroad
Upon inquiry by com- tors for the ensuing: and transact
bendingthe running board and spring- year such certificate in the
: be the one to reach the farthest goalr into the rental rates and toll name of Mar
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec. 24.-Five ing an axle. The driver of the out-of- mission such other business as may come be- A. Hollis.
enthusiasm and ;
his by :
r : set for him by of the Lake Butler Telephone
: thousand quarts of Kentucky whiskey fore them.
town car and his passengers were Unless said certificate
his shall be 1
v :' hope and visioning. said to have been destined for Christ- Company they found that the rents T. H. HALLIGAN, w
badly shaken while lady to
a according law
.to up young tax deed
} the man wj
It behooves even young uniform and
toll not
territory and charges were
in "bone Cashier.
mas consumption dry" 12-28.2t
with the driver suffered several issue thereon the
riding on 21st
r sit calmly for an hour and take stock with rates fixed day of JIB
i ; much of it'in' Alabama and Tennessee were not'in harmony '
I himself. Has he entered thepages' gashes as a result of being thrown uary A. D. 1918. 4
of on
& is in of the federal by them throughout the state, and
possession against the'Windshield. Failure of his Notice of Stockholders' Meeting. Witness official
of Life's the items that my signature
: ledger have ordered that all rentals be as
: I when cast will a balance on authorities in Louisville, according to brakes to work was said to have Seen they Notice is hereby given that the reg- seal this the 14th day of December
up prove made uniform and that toll chargesbe
4. the the liability side? 11. an announcement today. The seizureshave the cause of the accident. Both cars ular annual meeting of the stockholders A. D. 1917. V
asset or on basis effective J
: If has increased in theWisdom resulted from examinations within were able to go to the nearest garage placed upon a mileage of The Bradford County Bank will W. T. WEEKS
he :
ti'; "< I that makes for man's best learningand the last few days of suspicious under their own power.CLASSIFIED. January 1, 1918, which necessi-increase be held in its banking rooms in Starke, (Seal) (kjj;
tates certain causing
of changes an -
has drank deep from the spring of packages carried by'travelers Florida, on Tuesday, January 14, 1917, By R. A. WEEKS, '
of freight at depots in an ef- in charges in certain instancesand
drank draughts that have parcels at 7:30 p. m., to elect a board of di- 12215t. DeputyderiCOTTON r
to discover violations of the Reed a decrease in charges in certain % ,
ol1 rectors for the ensuing and trans- z
ss. more than moistened his lips, then fee law. other instances.The year II I I
has learned that all is not worth cherishing act such other business as may come i
.Three thousand quarts, some of it new rules and rates have been; before them.
l > ., or even attaining to that seems fixed in accordance with
concealed in lard firkins, and most oft drafted and
,' 4; to be the brightest and most importantat hidden in barrels with tqn and bot- and under the instructions of the gate 12-28-2t J. H. RITCH Cashier., JR., If you are holding your cotton lube
,\ first flush.- tom.layers of fruit, Is in the custody FOR SALE Medium sized mare at I Railroad Commission and have been don't run the rick of losing it by,fire.
3:1 ... He has learned that down in the of United States Marshal James at reasonable price. T. H. Halligan, approved by them, and a copy will be I insure by a cotton certificate.J. ..:
.. heart, hidden from view, is a mentor I. the!custom house,while the remainderis I f I Starke. 1123tf. found in the central office at Lake Notice of Guardian Sale. [ R DAVIS & COMPANY SS
; s who has taught him that right is right after date to-wit
: In possession of District Internal, Butler at all times and we would be Thirty days on Starke,Florida
r .! and wrong is wrong despite the coyer, Revenue Agent Chandler. 1 1I I WANTED-Good man to workmen glad the public would inspect the sameas the 29th day of January, A. D., 1918, .

jugs and the shammings of hyprocnsyand I .Officials estimate that value of the Farm. Apply to H. L. Stevenson, often as may be desired.If .

glitter. sejed liquor, at what they have been Starke, Fla. 12.142t these new rules and rates are
s f- Take stock of yourself and see that CO=O. .0=0. ,01o o loraoi .
; given! to understand are ruling prices not fair to all or if they work a hard- L
in the
r ': 'you have advanced journey o' ne large Tennessee city would be FOR SALE-Six pair Red Duroc pigs, ship on any one we would be glad you
14 1 .is marked out for you; that you have approximately $50,000V In large Alabama three months old; cholera immuned. would file your complaint with the O .TAKEDon't l'JOTICEninute 1
w ; reached upward and are will striving be brie onward : centers, it was said, the prevailing W. A. Dubose, Starke, 12-14-5t manager or that you would take the C
the knowledge
e A and "' price is $3 a quart and upward. WBB VHVBMBB HH M B v MM BBIMM MMW same up with the Railroad Commis- Y

;k and inspiriting. FOR SALE-horse power kerosene sion at Tallahassee, Florida, as the : wait until the last :J JI topay your 1918 .
communes '11;
i ; ; The man who honestly engine practically Reason for Railroad Commission would have to I 0.I.I.
with himself is never fooled in.hi*'final .. ,W. L. KICKLITER SHOOTS want that be I I Auto and Chauf cur License TaxesMisdemeanor ]
selling, larger engine. T. L. approve any change might c
Si J4; ..' judgment of himself. He may appear Godwin, Brooker, Fla. 12-21-5t desired before the said change could o
one thing to the world, but ia be made. Q Tags must be on January 1 1st. for operat-. Ii

rs knows in his own heart what i/-the, News reached here Wednesday from FOR SALE-One good Holstein milk The changes in rates will possibly, O ing motor vehicles without St ate tag after that'date.

Fr real thing that he is. Loughman of the shooting of a negro cow, fresh in February. Sixty-five nOs a whole, tend to increase the rates .

;: .R ''1 It is the clean man who advances, Monday evening by W. L. Kiiklittr, dollars. Mrs. S. E. Jones, Sampson heretofore charged, but if such shouldbe II Apply to Ernest /mos, Comptroller, hq
the clean man who wins; and taking formerly of this city. At the time of City, Fla. 12-14-5t. the effect it will be but fair for our' 0

< : stock of yourself, if you find unclean- going to press few facts of-the occur- expenses have practically doubled II Tallahasseo *'. '4 iwuucu* J 1

's liness crept in bathe in the ,purifying rence r could be obtained, but,reports FOR SALE: -40 acres unimpr9ved within the last year, and no fair man, Remit by Express Postoffic e Order or Cashiers Draftt 4 0
willcome I !
air of honesty and right and you are to the effect that a negro came into land, belonging to H. P. Jones, half or'body of men, desire service to be PC

t'' out again fit for the society oi the. store that evening, got into a mile from depot at Graham Seven I given at a loss, and we.have always 8 NOTE.-.Personal l check i In tot[ certified delays delivery.
your fellow man. After all the'great with of the clerks and
dispute one dollars per acre. Mrs. S. E. Jones, found our patrons very liberal and
ftl I human race is cle n. It is only-pie. threw: a heavy bottle at him. Mr. Sampson City, Fla. 12-21-4t. fair with us and we believe you will n Applications furnished by TiIMPORTANT.C x Collectors or Comptroller t
degenerate who is leprous in the sighiof Kickliter, who is manager of the store, continue the same liberal treatment. t.
c"> ; man and God.-Tampa Tribune,.j:} to save the young man from further FOR.SALE-A 40-acre farm near I All contracts heretofore entered into ive Engine Number. 0

i I attacks of the negro, secured a pistol Lawtey known as the Fisher farm. for a year's service in advance at II

: Cuba is a small country in both sizeZed and shot him. The negro was not kill- Everything on it goes with sale. In- reduced rates are necessarily cancell- 0=0- -0=0- .01::::10. .0=0. 'OCQ 35 f
; ...population, but there's nothingsmall S edinstantly, but whether he will survive Y1
in the way she is trying to backop the wound-is not known. Froth .. -

s Maw Uncle Sam in the present war. Last th _facts given to the paper, it is surmised 0 ----- ,- :

week the Cuban congress declared a that Mr. Kickliter shot to save 1

-, state the of Senate war against passed AustriaHungaryand a resolution\ appropriating the.. life of one of his. clerks. N. T. RITCH, Pres \ W..T WEEKS, Vice.Pre.. J. H. RITCH, Casiher '. :. l

;j; t three million dollars yearly -
: to the Red Cross and for relievjftg ARMS AND AMMUNITION FOUND
1 the sufferings of the civil population '.1 Bradford County Bank 1
in the'war stricken zones and the families .
of soldiers who have been killed :A PACIFIC PORT, Dec. 24.-Fed- ,

S j or disabled. eral officials today found packages of 1
munition, several hundred rifles and a ESTABLISHED 1889 .
of filled with revolvers
!1tr; wpgnber bags *
j buried under the cargo of hides in Bradford
; f* the Shilka, a Russian freighter,which County's FinancialStronghold

,." Starke, Fla. arrived here Friday night under control .
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Bradford County Telegraph, of its Bolsheviki crew. Officials STARKE, FLORIDA

,.- Starke, Fla. 3 sail,the cartridges found in the ammunition -

> Gentlemen-Please publish the following packages were slugs such as
'f in your columns as a circulariettr are;;:used by the Germans on the eastern I'

V : i to the people of Bradford county -front.
t : Tk: Consignment was probably intended : S

; S -6n January 4th, i18, It 8 ?; K, officials say they believe, for .

in the hign schdol auditorium:Miss, Industrial Workers of the World, or I
-S ,: e Agnes Ellen Harris, state home demonstration for'use of a raider in the Pacific. I When you hunt for efficiency in a workman you choose one who has had EXPERIENCE.I

'.5 s; ; agent for the state of Florida "An investigation to determine the
will lecture on-The Home', as the purpose of those in charge of the ship You should use the same care in choosing a depository for your savings.

third number of the Five.Cent Lecture will be made immediately," the United The success achieved by this bank is the direct result of its experience in the banking

; Course being given in..this city. States district attorney here said to- business. .
k.4 J' "There is no necessity of introducing day. "We know that the Shilka is

r e. L } i Miss Harris as a speaker, as she manned by Bolsheviki crew and appar- We have learned not only how to handle money to earn an income, but more important -

;r. 4t ,x. is not only known throughout the entire JI,
t state, but is respected 240 POUND PIGS.

for her abilities. To hear her will bea money: deposited in this bank not only works for you day and night,] but owingto

treat worth many times the cost- With corn above 50 cents hogs eat our experience, it is SAFE.

::4 15 t five cents. their heads off very quickly. The hog Safety deposit boxes for rent for valuable .
Thanking you, we areYours'very that takes two or three months to geton Safe-keeping your papers.

a f T = ;. ; / COMMITTEE.ON truly PUBLICITY,. When full feed you never are-ready brings to you put, a profit your- INTEREST IS YOUR BEST SERVANT :

.4: .,- COTTON REPORT shoats on feed, begin with the B. A.
Y .,,. Thomas' Hog Medicine. Use regularly Interest never sleeps. It is never idle. It works 24 hours every day. It works 365 j

. i _, There were 5,710 bales of cotton into and fat watch hogs your in nine shoats months-hogs round out days every year. No other servant is so faithful. /
ginned crop of in 1917 Bradford, prior county to December, from the 13, going .well over 200 pounds, and as Start savings account at once with this 'bank, and have money accumulating steadily.We .

1917, as compared with 4,114 bales high age feeding as 240 pounds.and you will Figure see the why aver-the pay 4 per cent interest on all time deposits, and our customers' interests are OURS.I I
13 1916.
: ginned to December ,
B. A. Thomas medicine is good in-
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1 Special Agent vestment.this plan Try and feeding if you out are your not more hogson Condensed statement of the condition *t close of business Dec. 5th, 1917.

than pleased, we will refund the cost
t ( U. D. C. MEETING of the medicine. Sold by D. C. Jones, .
Starke, Fla. Dec. 2-9-16-23-30. RESOURCES LIABILITIES
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; Loans and Discounts 166232.38 Capital Stock paid in 25000.00
D. C. will meet next Wednesday o
'Jt' ; ternoon, January 2nd, at 3 o'clock, at Ask Your Grocer State County and Municipal Bonds 12,000.00 Surplus fund 10,000.00

: ;7 E the home of Mrs. Sarah L. Hamrick. Banking House, Furniture and Fixtures 20,000.00 Undivided profits less expenses paid 3,265.08

1. For AH other_Real Estate owned 1,237.61 Deposits 418,583.95

fi., i ; MASONS INSTALL OFFICERS < Over-drafts, secured and unsecured 770.62

j '- CHEEKNEALSCOFFEES Cash on Hand and in Banks 250,608.42
At a regular communication of

x Bradford Lodge No. 35, F. & A. M., .

held last sight, the following officers TOTAL $456,849.03 TOTAL v $456,849.03,
-.k for the yea 1918 were installed: .
N. Sternberg, Worshipful Master.

? 4. A. T. H. Halligan, Junior Warden. aes+ Everv Test .
Jos. Wilson, Secretary. y 1
F. F. Stump, Treasurer. --j t"1 -t.. .

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I, Mr. and Mrs. Z. J. Roberts, of Hastings Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Barrett and DUNCAN-HALL QUARLES-CLEMONS -

I; spent Christmas with Mrs. RobI I little daughter of Ocala, Mr. and Mrs. .
ert's parents, Judge and Mrs. Geo. A.ardiner. .J. C. Adkins and children, of Gainesville i -
:; They returned Wednesday, Mrs. Ada, Turner, of Jacksonville Friends of the bridegroom in Starke The home of Mr. and Mrs. J. E.

,. Bits of LocalInformation accompanied by Miss Gladys Gardiner, and Mrs. M. E. Edwards, .of have received the following announcement demons, of Brooker, was the scene ofa

,. who will be their guest for the remain-I Gainesville, will be visitors next Sun- : quiet but beautiful wedding on last
der of the holidays.Mr. day at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. Mr. Edward Paul Duncan Tuesday afternoon, December 25th, at t
Z. Adkins. and 3 o'clock, when their daughter, Miss

and Mrs. T. W. Oliver and son, Mrs. Mary V. Hall Minnie, and Mr. J. R. Quarles, of Miami

t c* t. of Sylvania, Ga., and ,Miss Margaret Among the Guilford citizens in the announce their marriageon were joined in the holy bonds'of
H C MflwAi4 f ....... Mil Monday, the seventeenth of
00 f&u
Hamrifek, of Douglass, Ga., were the city Saturday were Messrs. John matrimony by Notary M. P. Matheny.The .
II tvgfpMj fa aw c-Mr < t: December
guests of Mrs. S. F. Hamrick during Pierce, 0. F. Ritch, Mr. and Mrs. bride was attired in a suit of blue
Christmas. Miss Francis Clark, of Seth Roberts and Mr. and Mrs. J. G. nineteen hundred and seventeen Burgundy, with accessories to match.

Jacksonville, will arrive tomorrow to Weeks. They were atending to mat- Jacksonville, FloridaAt The groom wore a handsome suit of
'-- I Home Albert Hotel
I spend the New Year in this home. ters pertaining to the questionnaires navy blue.
Arcadia the Mr. Billie McEver of Graham, was Jacksonville Florida.Mr. .
Bruce Davis, of spent sent out by the Local Board. The couple are both graduates of
in the with relatives. business visitor in Starke Monday. Duncanwas, resident of Starke '
lidays city a \ Mrs. L. F. Anderson, of Jacksonville, a the Deaf and Dumb Institute at St.
I Mrs. G. W. Lamar and Master Philip until a few years ago and has a host Augustine and it was there the friend-
F. L. Turner spent the first of thek Special sale going on at the Cash Lamar, Mr. K. M. Duval, of Quincy, of friends here who will wish he and ship was made that later ripened intoa
the with relatives Department Store.H. MORE LIGHTIf his bride happiness and good fortune.
in city and Mr. H. S. Duval, of Augusta, Ga., stronger affection, which culminatedin
failed to secure one of
you .
the wedding on Christmas day. Thebride's
the of Mrs. James
were holiday guests
Mrs. Bobby Surrency, of Graham, M. Woodward, of The ssa, was Mitchell. those ELECTRIC FIXTURES for OF THANKS sister, Miss Mae Clemons, was
shopping in Starke Monday\ in the city Tuesday.T. Xmas, GET ONE NOW. Don't % the interpreter.The .

Miss Willie Igou, a student of the miss these bargains. The Baptist pastor.and family desire young couple left for Jackson
Adkins of Lawtey, was at- H. Rimes, of-the Dukes section, QUIGLEY LUMBER & SUPPLY
,E. R. State College for Women, Tallahassee, to give this public expression of ville and St Augustine, where they
ding to business in Starke Friday.J. was a visitor to Starke Wednesday.Mr. stopped overnight Thursday with Miss COMPANYFor thanks to the many friends who kindly will visit for a few days. They will

Jeannette Matthews. Miss Igou was Improvements sent or brought Christmas cheer in later go to their future home at Miami,
X. Quigley was a business visitor T. B. Triest was a business viS- on her way to Eustis to spend the hol- substantial and beautiful things for II where the groom holds a responsible

Jacksonville Friday.H. itor to Starke Monday from Theressa. idays with her parents.R. self and family. Every gift was dee -. position on the Miami Metropolis.

Mrs.. R. 0. Saniels and son, Russell, ly appreciated and is being enjoyed. They have many friends throughout
H. Wilkinson, of Lake Butler, Hon. T. T. Cannon, of Atlanta, spent of Jacksonville !I this section
V. Turner, of Dinsmore, spent are ,pending the Thank you, one and all. who are interested in their
in Starke Friday on business.W. the Christmas holidays at St. Mark'srectory.
Saturday night in Starke. He re- Christmas holidays in Starkewith PASTOR. marriage and wish them a long-and

turned to Jacksonville Sunday night, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Ed- prosperous life.
A. Bessent was in Jacksonville wards. Mr. Daniels who is Pullman
his wife -
accompanied and daughter
by Mrs. M. L. Smith the -
spent holidaysin
Mrs. A. J. Griffis of Brooker
matters Friday. wasa
t business conductor on the Seaboard, stopped off
who that
week-end visitor with relatives in spent Monday shopping in for Christmas dinner. Daytona with relatives. All boy scouts are requested to report -

Mrs. W. V. McLean spent the holi- Starke. city. between the hours of 10 and 12
with relatives. A good stock of gun shells at the o'clock this morning at the Scout hall.
in Lawtey Rev. G. B. Albertson State
ays Sunday
Mr. J. P. Summers of Hampton
Starke Hardware Co.
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Woodard, of The-
School Missionary of the Presbyterianchurch
has rented the J. W. Andrews cottageon
Rev. T. L. Z. Barr returned Monty ressa, were holiday shoppers in Starke the The Sun
Call street and will shortly move was guest Tuesday at the C. B;. Bloodsworth spent Sunday at regrets to report the illness
morning from Hampton. Saturday. his family to Starke. Mr. Summershas home of Dr. and Mrs. E. T. -CampbellMrs. laiford with home folks. :i I.of Judge James T. Wills, who has been

accepted position in Hull's De- Albertson has been a guest in confined, to his home for several days,
Big line of shoes, groceries; etc., at Messrs. E. J. and George Roberts, Store.R. this; home for. the past several weeks. 'but"trusts that he will be out again in
i Cash Department Store. of Lawtey, were guests of relatives in partment J. W. Rogers, of Trenton, was'a few day .Gainesville Sun, Dee. 27,
the city Tuesday. with Alderman business visitor to Starke Thursday 1'
S. Fernandez salesman Prof. Alderman :Mrs. "
traveling -
Baisden is spending the'week W BW MHMM H MMM I
Geo. Rennia
and and of the
T. for Leggett-Myers Tobacco Co., a part Mr. and Mrs. And Wainwright/of : Miss Julia Woodward and little sister -
-Starke with relatives. Prof. T. Blackburn, of Lawtey, .
faculty will spend several days
was a business visitor to Starke last is spending a couple of weeks in ing at Lake Butler.-Sutherland camp- Heilbronn, were in town shopping Sat.I Freddy Elizabeth, of Jacksonville,
Starke with his family. Mr. Fernan- correspondence urday.Mr.. J and James F. Kickliter, Jr., of Starke,
Paul Baisden, of Tampa, spent the Friday. to Tampa Tribune, Dec. A I
dez's is
territory the central
portionof the with their
ate spending holidays
part of the week in Starke visit- 23.
relatives. Ford tops and curtains complete, Pennsylvania.Mrs. and Mrs. L. E. Moseley'1die aunt, Mrs. Jere Wills in this city.-
Dg moved back to Starke from Lake Gainesville Sun Dec. 27th.
$9.50. M. Leviton. Starke. Misses Emilie Spinks and Eunice Bay ,
C. P. Tison, of Jacksonville, Fla.
Johns, of Camp Jackson, Co- t M
Levy and Mrs. P. E. Johns and child of left Saturday for Daytona
lumbia, S. C., was among the soldier Rev. and Mrs. 0. S. Stark, of Law- here where they will attend the Teachers' Go to Mike's Fruit Stand to get your
Hampton, were the first of the Messrs. A. V. Long and W. L. Wall
[ visit in Starke. tey, were holiday shoppers in the city '
boys on a holiday Association. They will spend the fruits. All kinds of fruit and groceries -
week their Mr. and
visiting parents, motored to Bronson last Monday of'abusiness
Friday.Col. Mrs. A. E. Moitt. holidays at the home of Miss. Spinks' n -and the best kind-any time, day
Rawson Davis, who is employed by parents at St. Augustine. trip. or'hight. Will open for business Sat.
I Swift & Co., Jacksonville,"was a holi- and Mrs. A. Z. Adkins and fam- urday morning in building across the
Dr. and Mrs. E. L. Biggs and Miss Henry Woodard of the
visitor to Starke. ily, were visiting relatives in Lawtey an emplpye
|day of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Barrett and street: from postoffice. Mike' FruitStore
Mary the
Sunday. Biggs, Lawtey, were Starke. Hardware Co., spent Sunday:
guests of Judge and Mrs. Geo. A. little..daughter, Stella, leave Mondayto at his home in Theressa. Starke.
Dekle employe of Hull'sDepartment. :. ,
John ,
an Gardiner their spend the holidays with relativesat .
I Store, spent Sunday at Mr. N. D. Wynn, of Williston, spent Tuesday at country Lawtey, Starke and Gainesville.-
home. Mrs. J. L. Frazee and daughter ) rs. Jere Wills of this city, has in-
|Lake Butler with home folks. Christmas in Starke, a guest of his Ocala Correspondence in Sunday ;
daughter, Miss Fannie Wynn. Times-Union. ** Miss Miriam, of New York, are spending formation of the serious illness of her
L. E. Jordan, of Clearwater, spent Miss Ether Clayton, of Brooker, the holidays with relatives in this brother, Julius W. Wainwright, who
.' spent Friday night at the home of Mr. JJtii.. .. (!. f is.a member of the Supply Company,
I W. Shallar
Christmas day with Mr..and Mrs. H. a well-known citizenof -1'
The Bradford canning club
and Mrs. W. J. Epperson. Miss Clayton county It 124th Infantry, at Camp Wheeler.While .
I Young.W. the Providence section, was trans- ,
under direction
girls, of Miss Mar-
was enroute to Madison, her home, 'of in in Gainesville for sixweeks
acting business in Starke Wednesday.Wm. Mrs. E. W. Harris and little son, camp
garet Burleigh, sent to the hospitalat
where she will the host of
spend holidays.IS Jacksonville, spent the holidays with Mr. Wainwright made a
H. Phillips, of Jacksonville, arrived Camp Wheeler a large box contain
I Saturday night on a visit with Sapp, of Camp Jackson, Co- ing preserves, jellies, syrup, etc., Mrs. Harris' parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. friends who hope for his speedy recovery. -
YOUR LIFE INSURED? C. Wills. .-Gainesville Sun, Dec. 27th
homefoiks.Mr. lumbia, S. C., was at home for Christ- 4 i ,
mas. I represent the oldest company Homer Limbaugh, a student of the ,
and Mrs. D. P. Mitchell and in America The Mutual Life Georgia School of Technology, spent, JL.
I family spent Christmas day in Callahan Mr. J. W. Andrews, Jr., is spendingthe the Christmas holidays in Starke with

with relatives. Christmas holidays with his fam- of New York. hisparents, Mr. and, Mrs.'T..N. Lim- INSURANCE

ily at Asheville, N. C. Jos. E. Wilson Starke Florida: baugh.
I" .
*lMrs. H. C. Richard is spending the -

[ week with her son, F. B. Lane, at ,Cedar Key oysters, fresh every day. M ssrs. John Beilling, Angus Beil- 'FIRE, LIFE, ACCIDENT, BONDS, AUTOMOBILE
I Wheeler.W. Brymer's fish market phone 109. Mr. and Mrs W. E. Torode, Dr. and
Camp ling, Will Smith, Ollie Thomas and PLATE GLASS
Mrs. E. L. Biggs and Miss Mary Biggs,
Allison Beilling, of the Lake Butler
N. Murdaugh came up from Bar- Messrs. E. T. Stewart, Justice of and Mr. E. J. Roberts, all of Lawtey, section, were business visitors to :
I tow last Saturday night to spend the peace of the 11th district, and H. K. were guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. E Starke Wednesday. I represent some of theY'Very best companies in

] holidays with his wife. Mills, of Graham, were in Starke Roberts Tuesday afternoon. the world and will appreciate your Insurance busi- \

Monday attending to! business. E. K. Perryman arrived Sunday
Mrs. J. R. Davis had as a Christmas Prof. Thos. J. Poppell, principal of afternoon on a brief furlough from ness. NotHing too large ort o small.
{ guest her brother, Mr. Montmullen, of Sergeant Wm. Wainwright, of Camp the Brevard County High SShool, Ti- Camp Jackson, Columbia, S. C., and J
I Jacksonville.Mrs. Johnston, Jacksonville, spent Christ- tusville, spentChristmas in Starke, a was a guest for the holidays at the JOS. E. WILSON STARKE, iFLA.
in Starke with his guest at the home of his parents, Mr.
mas day parents, home of Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Davis.
A. H. Freeman has returned Mr. and Mrs. N. D. Wainwright. and Mrs. J. H. Poppell.

from a visit to her son,'Capt. Henry Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Hartor, of Fairfax .
I E. Freeman, at Camp Wheeler. Orville Moitt, of Jacksonville, spent Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Moore and chil- S. C., were Christmas visitors at I
the holidays in Starke with his dren, of Theressa, and Miss Ruth
parentsMr. the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Mur-
; Miss Delle Stroman went to Tallahassee 'and Mrs. A. E. Moitt He returned Gainey, of Gainesville,were among the daugh. Mr. Harter is Mrs. 'Mur-
*" visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
last Friday, where she spent Wednesday.Ed davgVs brother.
the holidays with her parents. L. V. Moore, east of Starke, Tuesday. .

Burnsed, Cot and Mrs. C. L. Peek had as
: Messrs. R. A. Weeks and N. Stern- of Starke, spent the holidays Starke Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Barr, of White holiday visitors Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle

berg motored to Jacksonville Wednesday with relatives. Mr. Burnsed is .employed Springs, spent Thursday with their Peek, of Atlanta, Mrs. C. F. Sayles,

of last week. I II as a painter in Jacksonville. '. son contemplates, Rev. T. moving L. Z. Barr.to Jacksonvillein Mr. Barr. of Miami, and Miss May Peek, ol Does Your Farm !in Florida Pay? .1

Waycross Ga. ,
B I Ii : C. Allen is a few weeks. DIGHT Not fat 8WQ IIIQ b*.,*?
.. Wilkinson, of. Highland, was a i Mrs B. visiting relatives .. K pUcewJM .roam bona A* remit yea esek- &. i
visitor to Starke Monday. While herd .in Hampton during the holidays. -- Misses Kate and Marie Livingstonare *x worth while to amrtw***.m.n Urn ad good fam
he paid the Telegraph office a call Bushnell Correspondence Sunday's T. J. Dekle and family, of Lake But- spending the holidays in Starke land near pnfnoar commauM laac

Tampa Tribune: ler, were visitors to Starke Saturday, with relatives. Miss Marie living- The Florida Etst Coast Railway

,Mr.and Mrs. Jim Graves and family, and while here stopped the homesof ston is attending the High School. (F1qWS': l
of Graham, were shopping in Starke Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Robinson left Mr. J. H. Ritch and Mr. N. T. Ritch. at Gainesville. who nneCnntUai tbouth in wWdi-T CoCknhioU owpMiHr-tjt Model eJiobeeCo.-cwM Ul CoP.-. .,1

'Monday.Dr. Saturday moning for Groveland, Ga., foreale.uilaiilafor.lamins.ndtruck growm*. : ;,.
where they will spend the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Murdaugh, with Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Robinson, of: Free iI1\M11n1eC1litenb e M raqMrt. Year qaabooa will b* i
wuwcred. .
promptly :
Arthur R. Blott, veterinary inspector their daughter, Mrs. T. W. Brewton. their guests, Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Har- Jacksonville, and Mr. R. M. Fugateand J. E. INGRAHAM VWPrident .F
Florida State Board of Health, ter, of Fairfax, S. C., spent Thursdayin family, of Bronson, were guestsof JAS.D.INAS.1..Ai..t :
was in Starke Monday.W. Let Hollingsworth repair your shoes: Jacksonville.Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Colley during FLORIDA EAST COAST. RAILWAY' COMPANY '
Best workmanship, best material- the: holidays. Room 102 G yBoildi f ,1 AfyutiM t

F. Godwin, a well-known business rubber or leather. Opposite court- Chas. B. Williams, of Jackson
of in Starke house. ville, spent the holidays with her fa- ,
man was Edwin Freeman, vfho is a student in .
ther Mr. P. E. Canova .
Monday. family.J.
the Alabama.Polytechnic Institute at
I Prof. S. S. Dowling is spending the Auburn, Ala., spent the holidays here -- -
,1 D. P. Mitchell, accompanied by his holidays at Brunswick, Ga., with l)!l- A. McMillan returned Monday with his mother, Mrs. A. H. Freeman. .
daughter, Miss Cleo, spent Monday inlCksonville. atives. He will also attend the State from Scotland, Ga., where he had been - - - - .

Teacher's Association. at Paytona. spending a few days. Mr. Marion Parker and family left

Saturday for Four Oaks, N. C., to ,
Miss\ Jimmie Speer, of Maxville, was Misses Edith and Hazel Warrenare Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Denmark and spend the holidays with Mr. Parker's
the week-end guest of Miss Aileen spending the holidays with their Lay Cason, of Raiford, were in parents.Dr. fleace

Alvarez. parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Warren, Starke Thursday. .-

at Clayno. and Mrs., L. L. Lamb, of Citra, -
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Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Dowling were
G. L
Kersey; of Bradford, was a j | and Mr: and Mrs. Ury D. Johns, of .
business visitor to the county seat Mr. and Mrs. Henry Freeman, of guests of friends at Brooker the first New River, were visitors to Starke
r Monday.Mr. i Homestead, were the holiday guestsof of the week. Wednesday. | .

Mrs. Freeman's parents, Mr., and ;
: and Mrs. W. M.- Turner, were. Mrs. Wm. Edwards. Miss Marie Livingston has as her Mrs. W. A. Colley and sons, Messrs. I lenty ;
the guests of relatives at Macclenny guest Miss Martha Tison, of Gaines- Drayton and Carr, and little daughter -
-Tuesda Miss Doris Law teat in the Law- ville.
er Lois, went down Tuesday to Fort | .
tey school, is spending the holidays in Meade to visit Mrs. Mabel Guilipsie. i -
Lawrence Bessent, of Fort Lauderdale the city with her parents, Rev. and Miss Winnie Cannon, of Jackson '

spent a few days of this week Mrs. W. G. Law. I' ville, was a guest of friends in the Mrs. W. A. Alvarez,*of Jacksonville, j

,in Starke with his parents Mr. and city Tuesday. and Miss Inez Stroupe, of Plant City, rosperity
M_ rs.. W. A. Bessent. Mr. Bryant W. Hodges, of Cotes- were week-end visitors at the home-of .
ville, Pa., is among the holiday visit- Mrs. John Holton, of Tampa, is ex- Mr. and Mrs* F"B. Johns. ,
.Mr. and Mrs. John Capo, of St. ors in Starke, and is a guest at the pected to arrive tomorrow to spend the

h Augustine, spent the holidays in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Hoffman. New Year with relatives in Starke. I Mrs. J. R. Davis made glad the

1.:city with Mrs. Capo's parents Mr. and hearts of the prisoners in the county

Mrs. N. J. Moore. Miss Sarah E. Sweat, of Inverness, Sheriff Epperson went to Plant City jail by furnishing them a real Christ- I Our wish for in ; :
is spending the holidays in Starke, a Thursday to bring back"a negro, whois mas dinner. I you
: D. Boree and family have 'moved guest at the home of her father, for- wanted here for theft.

-tack to Starke from their place on mer Mayor T. W. Sweat. Mrs. J. C. Robinson and children left
Kingsley Lake and are occupying their W. W. Agin, of Loughman, spent Wednesday afternoon for Jasper, fora the New YearQUl6LEY
borne on Cherry street. Screen wire-we are offering enam- Sunday and Monday in Starke with visit with her parents, Mr. and. Mrs.R. .

: eled screen wire at greatly reduced relatives.Mr. L. Lewis. ',
Mr. and Mrs. j7 O. Fralick spent prices. Save by screening now. Quig-

':.Tuesday in Worthington with Mrs. ley Lumber &: Supply Co. T. G. Reaves, of Gainesville, was Mr. R. J. Andrews and family spent
M : Fralick's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. in Starke Wednesday. Christmas day in Gainesville as the
". Harrison.., Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Holding, of John Langford spent Wednesday in Hill.guests of Mrs. Andrew's father, Mr. ,
Brooker, were in Starke Monday.
>.t 'Co1. and Mrs. A. Z. Adkins spentChristmas They.leave tomorrow for Hazelwood, Lake Butler with relatives. FOR IMPROVMENTS '

in Gainesville at the home I Pittsburg, Pa., where Mr. Holding has I Mrs. Lorenzo D. Green spent the 1

:M Mrs. Adkins' mother, Mrs. M. E. secured employment. They expect to Perfecto; Oil Heaters at the Starke holidays in Mayo with her mother, !

"Edwards..-- return to this. county- -in the._future.- Hsrdware Co. Mrs. L. A. Dees. ftrtrutnnuwuwuww


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POUNDS OF MEAT FOOD and fruit crops, but of the importanceof COMING YEAR NECESSARY

f taking care that the specimens' "As feed prices continue to soar, Farming in Florida Under

;; ;tri What dtj and Country Can Produce chosen for seed potatoes shall be such and the price of -land' increases, so Fifteen percent increase in the pro- 3

ia the Form of Poultry and Eggs aa we would desire to see reproducedby will the dairy cow replace to a very duction of pork in 1918 will be required Favorable Conditio 1
: the future plants not enough has large extent the beef steer, the sheep, for domestic consumption and for hat brought comfort *nd prosperity to many practical fuser

l ; t.. Been. gaidv Times-Union. and the pig as a producer of human export to the allies the Departmentof Investigate theM condition and localities where good farming '>
If poultry production ii doubled next food," says John M. Scott of the Uni- Agriculttre has announced in land may yet be bought at reasonable prices. Thriving com. '"
.. : year, as i> really possible with this" versity of Florida experiment station. urg- inanities-good schools,churches and trwportationfaaGtig. ;
farmer share
r-- STOCK RAISERS MUST ing every to do his toward ;
t city and country cooperation, we will "And' about the only rival the dairycow
-J. have 6,600,000000 pounds of meat BRAND "T. a" ANIMALS has is the busy hen." remedying the shortage of pork The Florida East Coast Railway

,- f food in the form of and products. (FUckrSrttem) *
poultry eggs. The dairy cow and the hen are the Allotments by states have been through its subsidiary companies-the Model Land Co.
f.; This will release almost that many New Regulations Laid Down by LiveStock only two farm animals that produce made to increase the production. The Grant Land Co.,Cituluota Co.,and Okeechobee Co.-owns and

". pounds of other meats,-pork and Sanitary Board. good, nourishing food day after day, percentage of increase allotted to several has for sale large tracts suitable for farms and truck gardens. a
beef-for our armies in Europe, and when properly cared ;for. They pro- Southeastern states is Alabama Free illustrated literature on request. Your questions answered
t' for the Armies and civilian population vide foods that in : in detail. Address
': TALLAHASSEE, Dec:22.-Of spe- are indispensable 30; Arkansas and Mississippi, 20
of the Allies. I J. E. INGRAHAM, Vice
cial interest to stock raisers of the the home. Tennessee and South Carolina 15 -
t- If we do not'proauce this amount State is the following resolutions by "Whatis home without milk and North Carolina 10. -; JAS. D. INGRAHAM Stle. A|..t
i' of poultry we may find ourselves short the State Live Stock Sanitary Board. eggs?" asks Mr. Scott. These items FLORIDA EAST COAST RAILWAY COMPANY-
e of meat food to just that extent. with reference to tubercular animals: enter so largely into the preparationof "If the farmer breeaers of the va- Room 102 dry BuiUinf It AIipttiM.
rious states do not reach the FlotUa
It is a patriotic duty of the utmost Sec. 3. All cattle and swine found food for the family, the cow mean- quotas
k importance that farmer and set forth, the department says, "3
every affected with tuberculosis as disclosedby ing life itself to thousands of children.
r R every person in town do his part in physical examination or by the "We owe the cow and the hen a debt more acute shortage of pork productswill :
0:: If producing this increase of poultry, that be them result than now prevails, ex-
tuberculin test or by any other means, can paid only by giving
i which will help win the It is tremely high prices for hams, bacon
to war. is hereby declared dangerous to other the very best of care that they may
also for the .and lard will prevail, and only a few C
: a profitable proposition
animals, including man, and such animals produce the maximum amount of
: 1 average individual. Both town and I shall be held under strict quar- food," Says Mr. Scott. And neitherof I'will benefit, the consumer suffering -..
,, "& farm families will produce, at its low-I antine at the owner's expense, or they them are now receiving the atten- from extremely high prices and a
est cost, meat food for their own use, shortage of necessary animal fats. On (
may, by written permission of this tion that will be theirs when their full
and, by putting up eggs for winter use the other hand, if the program is car
f board, be shipped to organized value is realized.
Will further reduce living expenses. slaughtering place, where muncipal, ried out, a market is provided for SEED POTATOES K
". The poultry will be handled as byproduct state or federal inspection is maintained about one-third of the 1917 corn crop,
of the farm and backyard; where the animals shall be the demands on the country for pork
'e r- each flock being large enough in num- slaughtered under official inspection products can be met without strain, SELECTED SEED

': bers to utilize the scraps and waste and such carcasses of animals being Senator Park Trammell will be glad prices to the producer will be remun- Spaulding's No. 4 Rose, Early Red Bliss Triumph, Irish Cobblers t

;:; from the kitchen and the "pick-ups" found unfit for food purposes shall be to send to send a package assortmentof erative, and those paid by the con- We are now ready to receive orders and make contracts for November

r 1 around the place, supplemented by destroyed according to the provisionsof garden seed, free, to any farmer or sumer should be reasonable. December and January Delivery. j

-.. some feed. But no flock should be out the Federal meat inspection law. gardener in Florida who desires to receive "The food administrations already Write for prices, stating quantities and varieties wanted. Our sled
... of proportion to the ground space andt Sec. 4. All animals found to disclose; it, and will send their name and has announced that prices of hogs will potatoes are the highest quality Maine Grown selected seed. WIIl't"
t kitchen wastage-not so large that tuberculosis by the tuberculin address on a postal card simply state be kept at a point which will assure familiar with the conditions in Florida and our seed stock is selected.."
feed will become, relatively, too costly shall be branded on both hips with the ing that they desire to receive seed. remunerative returns to producers so i ou should plant Maine Grown seed for best results.

I ... an item. The idea is not only to increase letters T. B., and the person applyingsuch It will not be necessary to state the far as it has power to do so through I WRITE FOR DESCRIPTIVE SEED CATALOGUE .;

r our poultry production- but to test shall make a report in dupli- kind as some of each kind availablefor its i purchases for the government and \
k; l'(. do it economically; to do it at very cate one copy to be forwarded to.this distribution will be sent to each for the allies. E. A. MARTIN SEED CO.;

.1V t little cost, by turning the waste of board. When the animals are slaugh- person making the request. "The duty of American farmers to Corner Newnan and Bay, Jacksonville, Fla.
f. h kitchens and backyards all over the tered, a duplicate report of the find- Upon receipt of request the name 1 themselves and to the nation is clear. Oldest Established and Largest Seed House in the States
[ United States into chickens and eggs. ings upon postmortem examinationsshall will tit; once be certified to the Depart- :Livestock production, especially ho
t 1.:; Fowls are the only medium through ment and seed sent as the Department
be made and one copy forwardedto soon as I raising, must. be increased. If there I
t which a good deal of this waste can this board. can get them out. :should be a serious shortage of hogs !

[ F be transferred into a valuable food Sec. 5. Before any person applies the Address requests to Senator.. Park in the country in 1918, there will be I

t' ; ,' product. tuberculin test for the disclosure of Trammell, Washinton, D. C. more corn on hand than the marketcan

[ tuberculosis, the owner of the animal S absorb. The very extensive cam

; A DISAPPOINTING CROP shall agree in writing to dispose of A SAMPLE OF SILAGET. paign now in progress to replace as

:... the same in accordance with the fore- much wheat as possible with corn
'" of going regulations. Failure to comply should be encouraged in every possi Favorite Fertilizersare
Early in the year a bumper crop L. Godwin left sample
with the same upon due notice is liableto a of sil- ble way."
; sweet potatoes was expected. in the prosecution for each offense. age at the Bank of Starke a few days
r South and especially in Florida. But ----
ago. Many inspected the
: when harvest time arrived it was found sample with interest.persons As Whenever You Need a General Tonic BEST for
silage sours
i I r that the plants were mostly vine, that BALANCE FEEDS FOR HOGS in a few hours after being exposed to Take Grove's.'The .

} r the roots were, in a number of cases, the air it could not be kept as permanent Old Standard Grove's Tasteless COTTON, CORN, SUGAR CANE
chill Tonic is equally valuable ,
merely strings. It was thought that as a
y' this state would not only be concerned, Giving Too Much of Any One Kind i part of the bank's agricul- General Tonic because it contains the and SWEET POTATOES
tural exhibit. Mr. Godwin
Element Is Wasteful is very well known tonic properties of QUININEand
but would also have a large surplus .
k much pleased with hh silo and thinks IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
You the Best of
for Now know that want There
exportation. we are Speical
!< they are the trick for farmers who out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
'II there is hardly more of a crop than The proper feeding of animals is have stock to feed. Builds up the Whole System. 60 cents. Formulas to meet your needs. Write for full information '
will suffice for the first named pur not a process to be determined by
guessing. Best results will come to about fertilizer for any
i crop. !
pose.This is not a case in which the the feeder who knows the compositionof SOME SURE ENOUGH HOGS JOHN WRITE & CO.Loutvll.LIKY. .

weather can be altogether blamed, for the feeds he is using, and has suffi- INDEPENDENTFERTILIZER ;

much of the time that the tubers cient knowledge to combine them Jnto ,. J. W. Townsend, of Lake Butler,, Liberal ........-
should have been forming the weather the proper ration. An insight into who is giving a good deal of atten- art full valM paM COMPANY
was dry and warm. It is partly due I those principles is given in Bulletin tion to the breeding of improved cat-

to the method of breeding. Far too J141, Pork Production in Florida, University tle and hogs, butchered eight head 'FURS JACKSONVILLE FLA.

", many of our farmers consider that if| of. Florida experiment station of hogs a few days ago that were sure Hid** sad : I

.; a sweet potato is not fit for the table* i j and will be found useful in determining enough porkers. The hams and Goat Iklu -:-

it is a measure ,of economy to use it; the combination of feeds to shoulders of the eight head weighed -

for seed. They would not take this i I II I be used. 1200 rounds, an average of slightly .

:,w view in the breeding of an animal or Feeds commonly used, or obtainablein more than 38 pounds for each ham --- ,
'f a domestic fowl I Florida, are presented in a table and 'shoulder. One of these hams S

The growing of this and similar showing their average percentage ought to go to the State Fair at Jack- r
: plants from "slips," or from vines, is composition and the percentage of digestible sonville as part of the Bradford Coun-

; a continuance of the individual,* just I'' matter, and simple directionsare ty exhibit, but Mr. Townsend should

as propagation from buds or graft given to show the farmer how he not be blamed if he sends along a ,J.
is. It 'is known that '.some fruits I may combine them into a properly strong guard to look after it.

: famous in the days of our fathers balanced ration for hogs. ,'.
I have disappeared-"run out. In I The results of eleven feeding experiments -
these cases the individual, often reproduced conducted at the Station since The hog may not be an admirable rInowS 1
animal in every respect, but he is a
lasted than
: no longer the 1901 are included and discussed in .
parent tree would have done. Thereis I the bulletin. Various combinations' good fellow to take in as a partner on .
every farm where grain is produced.
no reason to doubt that the Batatas of the more common feeds have been .
batatas, to give it its botanical name, used in the work and the published ,
The last two "J' nro.'\t r;'t wrtr.!'.!:.-i"vr.. !! lxA:JM.Q. Y!yLtcSt,, ;:t;( Ji?
will endure frosts
but the definite have "
I' of the, life of individual prolongation of- results will answer many problemsthat strawberries back about three set the 'f.'J." v..l..I/," .:>:\........:...,;.4-..'..'.;::..:.v>',L'::Si.'!h.":I;:."_:Jl..:;....;..t."";;<;JOO'(, -a.:.!.. >> :;(.:: .
an occur to feeders. weeks .if.:. 'l'": '.
the species agriculturally is'artificial An appeal has been made to southern i at Knights. ,..... ... .. ...J'/.,. :oL.,?.:*, .
: ,. ,..:-...\....-l"J'I... .. ...o.:.'......: ... ;1""T'r. .. ", ...,
and subject to all the limitations' of farmers to raise more hogs. Whileit ."."';.(','';.y.'.;.,....:..'l'.,;.,....".<.,;,r.'"'.r'I: >j.h-",:.. .";:. "r-v..:.-.',J"f.,-. ...&.;. :-. -_..,""'..":".:.,...... 't .
purely human effort. 'I is a patriotic appeal, it is unlike Don't overlook the necessity of locating !" ,',)0. ::.... ;
The better devloped the sweet potato most of them in that it calls.for no good seed for next spring's J,' i:."'J.., .I
f ; tuber from which the "draw" is sacrifice by the farmer; it is, in fact, planting. -

. t produced the more it contains of the for his own best interests. The priceof i This Year'use only.the .fft: i
vigor of the parent, the more strength hogs on the market shows that
;' it gives to the slip or vine it produces there' is a scarcity of meat, and that HALIFAX DEA ,. LIST 1,500 \ Dependable Fertilizers :: ;

i i'- If one wished to propagate a the world is hungry for it. Also, that \ .tt ,
bush or tree by building or grafting he the world is willing to pay well the
Dec. 23.T h\tpd. ,.11_ ll Your and
needs the
biggest best"
--- ---- ----- -- country
would cnoose farmer who : i
r. hardly a twig which wasevidently will raise hogs. timate of dead in the Halifax
but poorly nourished. Why, Whether the future prices of hogsare : December } crps your soil can be made to produce. r
then, choose a tuber which presents to be maintained at the present I Barnstead 6 is placed the at 1,500. Chairman M:: You need the profits such crops will bring. '
of :
.: evidence of the same character? level or not, no knows. A mortuary com- r':" .-
1 one % they mittee iY
stated today that t Good fertilizer This .
It is axiom in the over 1,100 means good crops. :
an breeding of stand today, the farmer is justified in bodies had been ..
animals or domestic fowls that the feeding his corn to hogs. It is one about recovered and that \ year avoid experiments that may prove
individual stunted in the 300 persons are missing. In ad- costly. Use only standard fertilizers of
'. first few of the best ways of marketing it. dition to.these : f l
months of its existence by any acci- I While no attempt is made to predict died of their figures, many persons :;! proved crop-making quality and use them t is
injuries, but the offi-
dent never quite recovers. If pros future hog prices, it is almost cer- cials have not yet been able to ..? liberally. ,Y. '
duced from a parent that is decadent, tain'that when the prices of hogs go obtain the ,' l .1
: and especially if both' parents are down the prices of other foodstuffswill last week number. During the t\ i Ube complete fertilizers. Phosphoric acid r.Ji l'

r.. weak or aged it will remain a runt also. from the ruins.139 bodies were removed : does not take the place of other plant foods rr. '

and be short-lived. Similarly, if the Hog raising is not child's play. Itis s and an over-supply of one plant food will :

;( draw or vine is from a tuber which distinctly a business proposition. It iii not make up for the shortage of another. :. .
shows a tendency to degeneracy and merits all the study the farmer has WORDS FROM HOME :
t cannot furnish a sufficient initial stock time to give it; and this bulletin i f For cotton and other crops there is an Ar-'s: I

of food to the growing offshoot, the forms a valuable foundation on whichto Statements That May Be Investigated. i'%9 mour fertilizer, made of high grade materials 1! i

t, latter will not subsequently have the build further knowledge as de- Testimony, Starke Citizens. r.:;.1 containing the plant foods needed for r !!i .

: appetite to draw a large amount of sired. k;- best results on your soil. See your deale f;;:

nutriment from the soil-will not be When a Starke citizens comes to the ... : today and place order for your :spring sup- i..
able later on to digest front .. ) ...
a great amountof his friends ,
telling and neighborsof ,
The .
ply. ,
shipment of trawberries to ,ri':4'.:, : ; ;, '., ...
superfluous food from the soil to his experience : .- '"
can rely { :
the Northern markets from Plant you on ;' 4Ur Booklet d..eHptl*.of Armour fertilizers :i l\':
store away in the root enlargementwhich City made sincerity. The statements of people I;;,'IJ can b.bed from jour dealer, or will b. '
was :--C'
Tuesday Dec.
18, when _
7. malted from thU of Be
we gather and on request '.
use for food. sixty-eight residing in far'away places do not ( 7:
Hence the "strings." Philadelphia quarts the were shipped to command your confidence. Home endorsement :,'. '...
It is different with the seed. Herewe average price to the is the kind that backsDoan's :::; Armour Fertilizer Works tol t:; :
have the coalescence growers being sixty-five cents per ,. ':,7 t. .fJacksonville
of the male Kidney Pills. Such ;-
and female element in the germ, quart. On Wednesday growers, main- is convincing. Investigation testimony proves it I .. ..".:..!...;Jf':., Fla.Fertilizers. ...'.I.:s :..:..
ly from the Kathleen, section, pooled ':;'. j;. r
around which the female oryj.ns of their berries and secured true. Below is a statement of a Starke \' r.1.\, !
the parent plant builds up a store of seventyfivecents resident. No stronger of merit ';:.;; \J ::?
starch per quart and forty-six quartSwere proof w.:. };4!;tW.: $.q : 7.:=Z :l.,,;.i. J.!. ..t:1,:;: 'r.i'i"'Jf!:" '' \1 ::
for the fuhre nouruhr.ient of can be had. ., ., ...., .. .... ''. :',"'.;:.:'i. .;! .:.'1
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:: lie infant plant when the seed shipped. The season is four W. W. Baisden Q/ n. 'lJ,,:; .P aJ. 'JrJ. ; :::.. t.J:1}:!" .,'.\,7.t.1. .r'v.W",..: .- :;:f'.ii>lit
sprout "I used Doan'sKidney '
weeks late, but with warm weather says: v..s'1'i:2Jr..a: ( .I.r...
and protects it all with a tough en- Pills about four for .
will soon be on in earnest. years ago ..
vel p or husk, just u the hen envelops kidney complaint. They did me a .
kip germ of thj fctrre chick in yolk world of good, curing all symptoms .
and "white" and shell Nature soli- Florida farmers should plan to promptly. My back was strengthenedand

cicious to preserve and improve the raise as many pigs as possible next I felt better in every way."
tKrna of the future plant, rake.. year. Breed the sows early so as to Price 60 cents at all dealers. Don't
pain! that if *ssille! the pollen which have the pigs ready to feed on the simply ask for a kidney remedy get

ftt -VaK\ the-am.' end give; it life first crops. Doan's Kidney_Pills-the same that
shall come from a different plant than cured Mr. Baisden. Foster-Milburn

that which bears the pistil and seed: Store some of your best sweet potatoes Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y. (32)

vessel. for spring planting. .
Planting 1' .
... S Stress has been laid upon seed selection the poorest seed will tend to breeda Tell it to the .
Telegraph and tell
and. bud selection to improvethe strain,of poor producing-,plants.-. -- terybody. Advertise ev- I

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a ll. Then a packet of man waiting

had to do something. R waa now ar tat Franca now for Private Lao OL Car scribed as follows
: Lot No. 2 of the
-0 GmIIWie never. .. That. the name I chase Ire' > >: v\\\v\\\v\\v northeast quarter of. section 2, township

"Aw, quit jour MddmT answered member particularly baa UW.1rI1D a 8, south of range 22 east also
l boldly "No Frits can get me a pris small town la Ohio. She seat about the north half of the southwest .j

oner.ItThe twenty yean old dark very pretty and Why ter of the northeast quarter of quar

.W rS A JIBoy soldier passed on. 1 b4.d1aD d Yery sentimental oa the subject oi lion 21, township 8, south of range sec 22 ..r:
my and talked alow. It s'linded soldiers."Where East
containing in all
first Suffer? 106 and 80-100
good. My danger wu ourI
do from? she
had fooled you coma acres more or less, less right of way
man who knew me. called to nee u I seat sitting to of the G. S. &; F. railway and less

Bleeping quarters had been assigned car window. till, A! I. J.A. Cox, o!Aider south half lying east of G. S. & P. By.

to the men. I dJ4'DOt know exactly --Arizona I replied j **, W. Ya., writes of northwest quarter of northeast,

what I wu going to do, because I waa When "M, daughter .-.fu! quarter of section
art you going *, township 8, southof
HOW I WENT "OVER an extra. and nothing had been (
"Bomewhen In Francer I answered! fered terribly. She could range 22 east, in Bradford coon-
for ma. I might have to alt
up proudly and hopefully ton not turn ia bed the ty Florida. And I will offer the same n
all hidden
DIVISION saw the, lines were away.not But so strictly soon I i She looted so shocked that I got out doctors gave her op,and for sale on Monday the 7th day of .

and talked with her. Wa chatted for January A. D. 1918 the
drawn. In the confusion of we brought her home to same being a
getting quite awhOa She took address legal sales day between
By HAZEL CARTER settled I grabbed a place and acted u JouJd my die. Shebadsufieredso o'clock
and said she keep ma posted on: in the a. m. and two o'clock in the
If tt belonged to nobody but ma I was much at. .time. Hating ,
things back home when I was in the;; p. m. the same being the legal hours
t Km Hawk CUter of OomtM. Arts, la s you wo u, In a compartment Two other soldiers tranches. I carried the thing through! beard of CarduI, we of sale ia-/ront of the court house .
twenty-two wboaa huaba! were then with "
young Corporal John J. Cartar me. aoUUot ber.
to the end. I even kissed her at door in Starke Bradford
of the Unit d Btataa army was ordered to Franca with the Wa wen well into New Mexico baton parfrj! county Florida -
P.rsbtng.zpsdlUon. ing. She was awfully surprised, bat| and sell'the same to the highestand
I ventured forward into the
Dataralnad to accompany Dim aha obtalnai-a aoldlafa onW troop thrilled at the romance of the situation.: best bidder for cash.
form and fell la aa a prtrata on hi* departure. Baa was aye can. The men were having a great Being Romeo to easier than being a W. J. EPPERSON
da.at aaa oa the transport before diacovarad through a time singing and talking and calling soldier. ,
thanes Attar the arrival of The famous dlviaioa la rraaoa back and forth. You would never have CARDUIV. Bradford county.. Fla.
aha was returned home afalnat bar wUhaa. guessed they bad said goodby to those Just before wa reached Chicago my A. Z ADKINS,

R to a story of romaaot dramatio ta Ita,qu11u.* fun of the aoldlar color and they loved only a few boon before ,If husband came to me and begged me Atorney. 12.7-5t.
I lUll to of real uses valva atnea atra. Carts ta the ant to ralata tbs dataila of that not to go on. 'I
I uA ate arrival ant hand-ona that mada there was any one among them inclinedto
row hlatory.
"It be BiO for .
weaken at their he better for you to go home Foreclosure.
prospects was
cbrnt/GHr.1917. BY THI ULL SYNDKATS too much of a man to show it In one with the folks," he said. "Tern can ,I Woian's Tonic In circuit court 8th judicial circuitof

amtttntttutmtutImtImlLtmtnttumnttntutuitutSCHAPEB ; car when there was a number of good study nursing and enter the Red Cross Florida Bradford County.

voices U soon as you qualify." The American Trust Company acorporation
they were harmonizing on the "iafewdayssbebegan -
I wondered that I took tt so calmly but barber shop chord. Some one struck a "Yes" I replied "I can spend months to Improve" Mrs. administrator of the estate

I Decide to (to to Prison of course be thought tt was on the blue note. Then was almost u much in preparation and when I finish they Cox continues, nand bad of G. F. Markillie deceased,

level and didn't realize what I had de commotion lilt tt bad been dumdum WIll send me to the eastern front of no trouble at. Cardul vs

B a long way from Douglas, Aria, cided-had no hint of It, in fact ballet Soldiers a put me on some hospital ship or keep cured her and we sloe W. S. Parker, Delia Parker his wife

to ".oms port In France," but I No sooner was be out of sight than I The men had eaten always sing. dinner. me on duty hen In the U. & A. Not its praises everywhere." Garfield Johnson and H. M. Fleming
a hearty
made the trip ringed up u a doogh- began to do some very taU bustling. Iwent for met I WIll be no nearer yon than We receive many thousands as executor of Harriet E. .
tired I Fairhead
They from the bustle and
jt and I would go farther than that to a lady barber and told her I were I was before. If I go along then will of similar letters deceased Joseph Coffin
heart wrench of oft be Malaby Company

getting They every.year, telling of the
i be near"my .husband However tilt wanted my hair cropped dose to my gan to drop off early. Once their heads be a chance of my being sent for duty ,' good Card J has done for ,1 a corporation et al.
tIoJ4 man, U every commanding offl head, soldier style. I had an unusually back
bit the pillows they were dead to the of your lines At least I will request women who suffer from Bill For Foreclosure.
|qr to called in the army tent me back good head of hair, long luxuriant and that position." complaints so common to
world. Ton would think they had nothing to Appear.
i the aama transport after I had spent black. The barber almost wept when their It
more on their minds than 1 command you to return ha said sex. should do The State of Florida
a pleasnt to
V. / Garfield
fry day In port within eight of m1baod. I Insisted it had to go. She cut It so I in his severest military tow *
manner. m Johnson
few weeks' lH. H. M.
a outing ,
so peacefullythey
Fleming as executor of
but out of reach, and flee could part It on the tide The only slept TU think It over, Corporal Carter,11 % Harriet E. Fairhead
[night* walking the door and without time during the operation I had a pang deceased, Joseph
I promised and walked When
I began to feel like turning myself.The away. Coffin, and Malsby Company
late a corporation -
PoI of regret was when aha began shavingmy
prospect of bunking in stateroo the train pulled out of Chicago I was \
a Greetings:
(l I am going back again and pay my neck. The razor made ma realise I in the coot car peeling potatoes. It having been shown
and behind the lines and in for I by affidavits
own way get was something mighty big. When we arrived in Hobokea the that the defendants

take care of the boys I know so well bad a good laugh when I took my first men went straight from the train to ,. -- H. M. Garfield Johnson

When they are hit The income from peek In the mirror at myself as a bob the transport. Here again my husband COFFINS riet E.Fleming as executor of Har-

these stories II going to help pay my I wasn't bad. The lady barber did not remonstrated with me. CASKETS Fairhead deceased, Joseph

[ fare and then I won't bare to fool the laugh. The sight of such a sacrilege Husband Again Urges Her to Be"You've And a foil line of Coffin, and Malsby Company a corporation -

officers, u I cUd with the regulation seemed to make her sad. She told m< Undertakers' are nonresidents of the
got away with it this far Supplies state of Florida, and that the residence
salute and "heels on the same line and most folks wanted to grow hair-not
he said. "Don't think it is time to Automobile
you Hearse. of said defendants is follows
U near to each other as the conformation lose ItAfter as :

of a man permits knees straight the hair cut it did not take me go back 2" Always on hand. The best ser- Garfield Johnson of the city of Atlanta -

without stiffness, body erect from the very long to jump into my uniform. I "I'll" ear goodby, and I'll 11 -!! I vice at the lowest prices. Special Georgia, general delivery; H. M.

hips Inclining sllgLtly forward; shoulders have spent much of my life on a ranch can was my answer. attention to telegraph orders. Fleming as executor of Harriet E.
When the time came I fen in line Fairhead, deceased of San Diego Cal-
squared and falling equally arms where I wore riding breeches or bib ,
and hands hanging naturally, back ofhands overalls, so the clothes were familial !Z- Kr again with the cooks and went aboard Registered Embalmer ifornia; general delivery; Joseph Coffin -

outward, little finger opposite to me and did not feel strange. I seta the barge. residence unknown other than he

seam of trousers, head erect chin right at home In them. I never was KP: The barge was tied alongside the DeWITT-C. JONES is a resident of the United States of

slightly drawn la without constraint happier in my life than when I took transport when the Eighteenth was [ America, Malsby Company a corpora

eyes looking straight in front catching stock of my makeup, a sure enough soldier embarking. It was piled high with Starke, Fla. tiara, created under the laws of the

about fifteen paces forward. That Is and said to myself-very post supplies which were being loaded on to ...... state of Georgia, with its principal

the position of a soldier." e I lively: the ship. These kept arriving all day place of business in the city of Atlan

fooled them all right. "I'm going with John and the troop and far into the night Great truckloads ta, Ga., and that said defendants are
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + f
of them were emptied out on the the
I think the authorities were mean I left the house Just as it was It over age of twenty-one years, and
not to permit me to land in France. seemed a small matter to ma at a time deck. This continued daring the aUra f POLITICAL ANNOUNCEMENTS. f. there is no person in the state of -
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + f
three days we anchored there. I
were Florida the
As long u I was there it seems to me, like this. Reluctantly, I had promised service of subpoema upon

they might have stretched a point and my husband I would go to his family s
allowed me to have bad a look at the In Kentucky and remain there until hU were well blistered, but my heart was I am a candidate for membership in the ed defendants.
Representative and hereby announce
war. But they were firm They said I return. Instead of this I found myselfIn happy. my candidacy in Group 1 in the coming pri .It is therefore ordered, considered

letting me by might set an example for aa automobile speeding for Douglas, j i There wen no sleeping quarters oa mary. I feel that 1 know the need of oar and adjudged that the said defend-
otter to follow and the first I then the barge but there were plenty oi county and sate in a legislative way and bav ants Garfield Johnson
girls thing where the troops were even en in gbeen chief cleric of the House for the session H. M. Fleming
they knew Uncle Sam would have a training.With me was Tuffy my mattresses The cooks were quartered of 1917. I am familiar with the proceedings as executor of Harriet E. Fairh'ad,

troop of lady soldiers on his hands. bulldog. That was' the only hurt tear together. We slept on mattresses democratic of aid body. I solicit the support of all' deceased, Joseph Coffin, Malsby Com
voters and if elected H
At that, I cannot see why shouldn'tbe Ing Tuffy. I would have tried to get thrown on the floor inside the barge faithful and efficient service. R. A. GREEN. pany, a corporation, created under the

a soldier-and a good one too. My her enlisted In K company as a mascot,, cabin. It was not uncomfortable I -- laws of the state of Georgia with its

grandfather fought in the evil war. only they do not allow dogs. Hazel Carton I I' used to wake up in the night look oat principal place of business in the city
tf +hff .
My father was a regular la the Seventh Everything was confusion around the with two strange troopers Old not at the dusky form of the transport t LEGAL a,4ff4:4rt4'f NOTICES +4 of Atlanta, Ga., do appear to the com

cavalry. I am the wife of a soldier station. Soldiers and civilians were frighten me. I was one of them. It swaying gently on the tide and pray I f44 Mfftttt I. plainant's bill of complaint herein on

one of the bravest best Sammies under hurrying here and there. Girls were was'easy to avoid detection. We slept '. would not be discovered until I sea sf4ff4 or before the 7th day of January, A.

the !!ag. He is over there now on the bidding their sweethearts clinging with all our clothes on but our hats aboard and well out on to the ocean. Notice of application for tax deed under D. 1918, in default whereof a decree

Job, doing his bit to make the world goodbys. Mothers and fathers sisten and shoes. I|I The boys around me snored peace tally. Sec. 8, Chapter 4888, Laws of Fla. pro confesso wjll be entered ajra'nst

safe for democracy as they say. AndI and brothers friends-every one wai In New Mexico; well out of Arizona, They had nothing to worry them but Notice is hereby given that T. A. the said Garfield Johnson, H. M. Flem

am over here praying he won't stop there to give godspeed. The soldien it was I first walked forward and the wort of unloading the supplier Dukes, of Dukes, Fla., purchaser of ing as executor of Harriet B. Fair-

a German whiz-bang while at it themselves seemed to be in the best of passed my husband. I never gave him Every evening there -was a crap game part tax certificate No. 78, dated the head, deceased, Joseph Coffin and

.. Exactly when the Idea of posing as a spirits. They laughed and joked and a glance but he recognized me. I can't in the cabin. It was what yon wouldcall 7th day of June, A. D. 1897 has filed Malsby Company a, corporation.It .

"rookie" came to me 1 do not remem acted like men who were going away remember exactly what be said, but it a fading game-noisy, with calls said certificate in my office, and has is further ordered that this notice

ber. My husband, John J. Carter wa on a big holiday although there was' a was something like "My God what an for -Little Joe" and the rest The made application for tax deed to issuein 1 be published in the Bradford

a corporal In the Eighteenth Infantry strain of seriousness through it an that yoq doing here r He was not aa much players got most of their fun out of accordance with law. Said certificate ,. County Telegraph, a newspaper pub.

encamped at Douglas Aril He belongsto made a lump rise in your throat every surprised u I thought he would be. Joshing one another. One man usually i embraces the following described fished at Starke in Bradford county
K There was a lot of talk and then.I toot all the money. The next night situated in Bradford
company. now
He did not scold me. He was not even I. property county Florida, once each week for five consecutive
among the boys for a long time about did not linger long outside the train an gry. some fellow-a winner in another game Fla., to-wit: W& of Wtt of NEb F weeks.

being ordered out None of them knew for fear I might be recognized, though would take It away from him and of NEtt, Sec. 20, Tp. 6, S. R. 19 E. In witness whereof I have hereunto
"Now that an on the train 11111)0pose
where the would be sentTbey' difficult to single out anYltraDltlolder. yon It went Finally the lucky
Eighteenth it was nn1'0I1.had The said land being assessed at the set hand and affixed the seal
you might u well go aa far aa my
to come to our house in because there were so many It aHThen date of the issuance of such certificate of circuit
Chicago be added. "But will baa our court on this the 6th day
FrltlevQle, right outside of Douglas, raw rookies who had Just enlisted and yon wen few, if any shore leaves in the name of Unknown. of December A. D. 1917.
good girl and go straight home fromthere ,
when they were off duty and do a heapof had not had time to.et acquainted won't Jour after the men boarded the traniport I Unless said certificate shall be redeemed W. ,T. WEEKS Clerk.

surmising and guessing. Some of much. I figured that the coot cai The farthest they went was out on the acccording to law tax deed
them because I told him 1 would think it over, pier: Across the river they could i... Cooper, Cooper &: Osborne and A. V.
thought they would be kept on would be the safest place will issue thereon on the 14th day of
Tong solicitors for
the border bat I could not promise I was doing the lights of New York beet onlni i Complainant.
to see that things remained there I could be busy doing something gay January A. D. 1918. Witness official Seal
my (
quiet there and kid with the Mexicans and it would be easier for me to get by this on my own responsibility, and tt They had read often of the Great White signature and seal this the 1st ) 12-7-5t

Others bad a hunch they would follow unnoticed. Bo when the cooks came was not up to him to interfere. He Way. Few of them bad ever seen It 1 I I day of December A. D. 1917.

Penning to France. The old timers along I fell in with them and went Into was quartered three can ahead of me. Here they wen, within a few minutes W. T. Notice for Publication.U. .
I I used to sneak forward at night and of It tt might wen have been S. Land Office at G Gainesville Fla.,
tfcre yet as a
pulling for the latter. the car. They thought was a new Seal
( ) Clerk Circuit Court.By .
to with him about .1. Nov. 16 1917.
try reason my goingto ,
As nook thousand mfles
back now I must bare had one and never paid any attention to away .
the France to join the Bed Cross.I "1'd like take slant" said Notice is hereby given that Thomas ,
of connectionwith to Just
germ the Idea in the back of my me. Of course my long one I 12-14-5t Clerk.
head even then, though I never voiced the army helped me since I knew was still with the coots WheneverI a rookie to me one evening as we wen Deputy K. Poetell who on September 14, 1912,

It even to myself. You see, I was married the regulations and customs better thas beard any one coming I'd grab a standing on deck gazing across the I made homestead entry, No. 010954, for

only last December, and the most of the rookies. dishpan or something and get very river at the mass of lights we knew Notice of application for tax deed under southeast' quarter of northeast quarter -

thought of my husband going away busy. If an Officer gave me a suspicious was New York. He was a beg ra w- Sec. 8, Chapter 48ts8, Laws of Fla. section 2, township 6 S., range 23 '_
Almost Her.
and leaving me behind stirred my imagination. Dog Betrays glance I looted him square in the eye boned fellow, typical of the west "I'd Notice is hereby given that W. C. E., Tallahassee Meridian, has filed no-
Tuff almost spilled the beans fot and stood at\ttention like the rest of tice of
We went together for a ) like to give the old town the once over Foster- purchaser of tax certificateNo. to make three-year

year and a half before we dug up the me. She had given the chauffeur who the doughboys Army officers an easy as long as I'm going over to eight for 202, dated the 5th day of July: proof, to establish claim to the land
I was' to take care of her while I wai to fool her Gee look at them lights Must above Described, before clerk circuit
parson. wish I bad that year and a A. D; 1915, has filed said certificatein
half with him now. I gone the slip and-on. out oft still Sometimes we laid up as long u be a billion of them. And the ball d' office and has made court at Starke Florida, on the 4th
my applicationfor
One day Corporal Carter came home bunt for me. You can fool a man but twenty-four boon tn a town. Whenever ings. Klnda tall ehf It the Germans .tax deed, to issue in accordancewith day of January, 1918.

from the supply depot where be had yon cannot tool a dog. The minnteahe we 'topped the soldiers had to get ever started shooting at them good law. Said certificate embracesthe Claimant claims as witnesses:

been on guard duty. The minute I spied me she came on the run with a out and exercise. It was this standing following described situated John'Conway, of Middleburg Fla.
saw his face I knew he had his orders yelp and leap. Quite a lot of the old m order that gave me my first dose call sight"o in Bradford county, Fla./to.wit Ed. Manning of Middleburg, Sla.

He was not excited because be la an men knew my dog. and I thought ev- Wa had been put on a siding in some was whining "Sweet Adeline. It NE1-4 of NE1-4 and NWl- of NE14sec. : James Sweat of Middleburg, Fla.

old timer at soldiering. Be told me be cry lent minute attentions they would I tried notice to chase her vi hei o town and the troops were off stretching swung into "I've Been Working on the 16, tp. 7, S. R. 22 E., 80 acres The ; Mack Wilson of Waller, Fla.

was leaving the next day under secret their legs I was sitting a seat R.Uroad"-)1d trooper songs. Then Said land being assessed at the date' ROBT. W. DAVIS

orders. There was not much warning. away. She seemed to regard this u as talking with a young sergeant when an came "'Way Down Yonder In the Com of the issuance of such certificate in Registrar.
invitation and barked happily. I
The troops Just packed ap and left. grew officer came through. field" The boys were harmonizing the name of E. B. pees
I did not tell him I wu going too cross and pushed her .aside orderinj "What are you two fellowa doing again. Always singing, singing stn s- Unless BILL FOR POR :CLOSURE.
said certificate shall be
her home. She stood and looked at mt redeemed In Circuit Court 8tli Judicial
Circuit of
because be knows I always go through 11m!" he blustered. "Why aren't you ing. Music is the safety valve of the Florida. Bradford County.
could acccording to law tax deed
In I not
with anything I take a notion to do a surprised way. 18811too out at exerciser I don't mean be was moldier June H. lIil1lean
will issue thereon the 14th of
on day
familiar with her and play my part
and it might have worried him. But I gruff. The United States army officers All the next then n
morning was an
I bad to treat her aa strange dog. Ai January, A. D. 1918. Witness my official F. E. Phillip., W. E. Phillip, hat
bad determined to make a try at It any I was boarding the train she came treat their men white. unusual hurrying to get the supplies signature and seal this the llth wife, and W. A. III,..
how. That evening and the next morning We were on our feet and out of the aboard. We knew the hour of sailing of December Bill tot Joreclottre.
day A. D 1917.
after me with a bound. I pushed ba Notice to Appear. +
while he wu busy attending to the'4tta1l from the steps and walked car in a minute.. 1 turned around and was close at hand although no ordenhad W. T. WEEKS, The State of Florida to F. E. Phillip aid
of packing and getting off, I away up came right bask The "0 0* did not been given. You could feel Seal W. E. Phillips, hi* wife, Greeting: .
Poor Tully, aha wanted to be a soidiei trout ( ) Clerk Circuit Court It hiring been shown by affidavit that the
Was pretty busy myself. I knew where return. He probably thought we wen the air the
same as you can a e A. defendant, F. E.
the worst way. I hated to leave bet By B. WEEKS Phillip and W. E. Phillip 't
there was a discarded khaki uniform, a couple of lazy rookies There wen current of electricity. I had not seen 12-14-5t. his wife. arc non-rnident of the State of
regulation army that would fit me. B,; She was the only one to say goodby te so many young men among the recruits my husband for three days He was Deputy ClerSheriffs k. Florid, and that the residence of Mid de
me and I bad to treat her u a sger. fendant i* unknown other than they
the uniform I mean the trousers, coat, treat.men boys some of them They had busy aboard the transport, and I kept resident of the United State of America, and are

Shirt and campaign hat. to obtain the consent of their parentsbefore dose to the barge Sale. there ta no person In the State of Florida the
There were some nervous moment they could enlist I passed tone a Notice is hereby given that under service of subpoena upon would bind (be laid
Ready to Kirch. Shortly before noon 1 felt the time defendant, and that said defendant
before that train pulled out. I kept la are over
of these boy soldiers. had come. I crept up a ladder to the and by virtue of that certain writ of the age .f twenty-one yean.
Getting the rest of my wardrobe was, the background u much u I could It i therefore
[ execution issued out of and under the ordered considered and ad-
asy. I After what seemed to then Flirts With Girl I top of the barge. For awhile 1 stayed Judged that the said defendant,
bought shoes, boy's rise which me years (seal of the tircuit F. E. Phillip
there waiting for the to be clue court in and for and W. E.
Phillip, his wile, do
looked way appear to the ,
exactly like the shoes came a tense moment and a chorus oJ (I .i
army It fan at tilt towns.The I
was stopping Soldiers were harrying back and forth, Bradford county Fla., bearing date Complainant' Bill of Complaint beam on or ,
Canvas leggings and boy's underwear 'goodby, good luck God bleu yo' a" people came down to let the troop. the 6th day of December, A. D. 1917 before the 7th day of January A. D. 1913!, in
deck No noticed If .Y
on one me. they
default whereof a decree eoafeuo wi be
completed the outfit 1 was ready and Tha can began to more Wa were oi pro ;
trains pass through and they certainly did they supposed of coarse I was one and issued in that certain cause therein entered attiaat the said F. E. PUt'ip era W. i
> stir to be on the march. I was twen our way to Join Penhlng. E. Phillips his wife. .
,treated as royally. They brought as them deck pending wherein the W. T. Rawleigb '
of I waited until the at
. ty-two and full of health and boyish la "Lolk oat there rookie, or the flrsj fruit and candy and cigarettes and all It I* further ordered that this notice be pub- ,.
Company, a corporation is plaintiff tubed
. that part of the transport was free of la the Bradford County Telemph. t
appearance! thing you know youTl be fixing a meatof sorts of delicacies. The girls wenespecially officers because I did not want-to ba and J. P. Gufford, J. L. Gufford, newspaper published at Stake in Bradford .
. My husband said his farewell about pic's knuckles and sauerkraut ctome of county Florida, each
enthusiastic. They struck once week for lU consecutive
L. A.
nf Jones and W. A. defendants
tro oa He Germans. questioned Just then. Then was a pa King week*.
was because b
pretty blue olong conversations with tin soldiers, exchanged riwd of confusion Incident to gettingunder I, W. J. Epperson, as sheriff of IN.WITNESS WHEREOF I have hereont
'. thought it would be goodby for a One of the old boys from the camp, I I addressee and promised tt Bradford have levied let my hand aDd affixed: the .*.] of our Cireuk
> time, perhaps for always But be to man la my husbi nd'. company, whou way I came up and stepped I county, Florida Court on this the 13th day of NoviJiber, .*. D1W.
write cites over on to the deck oi the transportContinued on that certain real property as the .
Int. last and always soldier and ha I knew wu speaking, It wu tile Grit .
a .
number of W. ,
I talked with a girls on -- - --- 'o'tJ. Q T. WKEK1?
(lei !t u a soldier should time 1 bad been addressed t (SEAL)
i directly erk.
: Isuppoaaba
t'; .-itbe wu east and managed to fool them ( next week.. ) f the above named defendant deE By H. A.'WEEIt9



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'i, ;. ,' ........ "Wi' !. ;. -Ii .... Miss Jacksonville is and Mrs. B. P. Wilson the (;. eaL a'
. ; t' '''' f;"Zf "' "... ..... .. 44S p < Ida Hagan. of > spent .1. .L5 e. g birthday party visitor here for a few'daysSchool .
,1'1.: .Jtt"";.'.:....'J ,,),: }, !<, .A!. .. .. ._., S risiting relatives tiere.S \_[_ 1 j holidays Tr nto.i .Lig' reathe3. was give.i tyMr. and Mrs. 0. Haynes I closed last Friday for a
;""' ,I!?',!\to! "<'.;,w..' t'cLa'" '4." c.'" .' ;-o--/.. .. J._.."" _.. -Mr. T. B.'.Tiiest took a load of can. Mr. Wand Mrs. R. L. warren and .n honor of their daughter, Miss Em- cation of nearly two weeks; and wifl

. ., .I I(ed tQmatoes to Starke Monday. He family, of Worthington, a. d Miss Jo. i", a d a most enjoyable evening was open next Thursday January, 1918.;
baa had a perfect success with his tomatoes cie Parish, who is teaching at An- spent'iha tom Baxter, of Jacksonville I
t .ltCIflS this 'year; He has several thony, spent Christmas with their sister stage play "The 'Old Dairy spending a few days here with relatives
."' thousand more cans on hand. Mrs. B. M. Wilson. Homestead," presented by local talentat and friends.
:rR. :;, ,.,',..J. !. ,tI5I S S 5p After an'extended visit here with Mrs. 1. R. Richard spent a few days the Masonic Hall, December 22nd, Mr. Luther Pinholster and family''
....lr';.: ;... "'". S : relatives and friends Miss Mary Ash last week with her granddaughter, was creditably rendered and thoroughly of Tarpon Springs, were pleasant visj
t,1.j.c.t..r'1'.r., ::-..".!.' Giwnd )urb the WUk bp Our', ley returned Saturday to her home in Mrs. M. J.Sapp, at New River. She enjoyed. The proceeds will be used I itors here a few days of this week. ;
,..<: ... k'...'. .. ... Worth Ga. was accompanied by Miss Belle. for the benefit oMhe Hampton High Mrs. L. demons and Miss Myrt:
"- ,\ .{ ..S. S Miss Blanche Hagan of Jacksonville Miss Belle Richard, accompanied by School and the Children's Home So- Morgan are visiting in Lake Butle

i.>. .1'c,-: ....., ".. ." ', ,- '" "" ..A.. .8.' -S' .'. _p., _. -... .... is here visiting relatives and her sister, Mrs. H. K. Roberts, of ciety.At. this week. While there they will b
. ', .. _._. _. _.. ; .. > friends. Guilford, left .last Monday to spenda the regular communication of the guests of Mrs. J. Crews. ,
: '" -" -. -"LAWiET. : ,and'spent Christmas sit the home Mr. J. W. Batten returned from Lar-i few days with her parents, Mr. and Hampton Lodge No. 129F. & A. M., Miss Mae demons is at home for!
',' kins few Mrs. R. R. Richards at Gainesville. for December the following 'officers the J
: i- .. of.hia.:parents. : a days ago. I holidays.
' :.. ': '-- $eam. .John Rigdpn and Jeff Underbill Mrs. Marion Sullivan ,is visiting Mrl: Virgil Edwards, Miss Irvine ; were elected for the ensuing year: A. Mr. and ilrs. L. T. Osteen of Dukes,'
.' ::" i .. .:b s.< ,,1ii.T. 4eutowu4ot.. /'.:... .'Jndefinite' time_ with. i were visitors Jo Lawtey''Tues-: .Mr.' Drawdy, -of La Crosse, is visiting Ga., last 'week, to spend Christmas West, Senior Warden; R. M. King, day.The .

: 'if-'l Mr* Cfcaries.F.... gyei of IndianapbliiWL day S his grandson Mr. H..D. May fora with relatives.Mrs. I Junior Warden; C. E. Harper, Secre- W. C. T. U. met at the home of
r-"..;: : :'::;...K f''Thejpp&eiii .t-- Charlie George'of Starke was a visitor few days Sarah Adkins spent last weekat tary, and A. McDonald, Treasurer.Mrs. Mrs. Shriver last WcdncsJay after
;;r;;: : '" '.' ; ; last':week's issue announcu to,\Lawtey Saturday and Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. S. B. ,Woodard were New River, visiting. Mr. and Mrs. H. B. lIarrell and children, of noon. Several members were present!

I WI !4ss .,. ... .'. rc;#r<. chinj' and. .basket. picnic 'Mr. W. H. Johnson visited his par. shopping in Starke Saturday.Mr. B.J. Sapp. Brinson, Ga., are the guests of Mr. and a very interesting meeting waj
' -...",.S :. at Ere church'on"WftJ.L. first Son-1 ent. in Wagner, S. C. last week.,. H. Woodard, who is employed Mrs. Rachael Prevatt, of Graham, and Mrs. W. G. Seals. h >ld. The next meeting will be wit!
:, 1'" : V .:' ;. 4j4yshou1havebenEy. Mrs. J. J. McMillan' ,and children by the Starke Hardware Co., spent spent Christmas with her daughter, Prof. R. A. Green, of the Live.Oak j Mrs. Shriver at 2:30, January 2, 191&
l::' : ? erije ,' niteryiuteadof Evergreen I are' spending few I days with relatives ,Tuesday ,here with his parents, Mr. Mrs. R. C. Davis. She was accompanied High School, was visiting friends here All members ara especially tf quest
;'r', .S '. 'ehu 'd1. Don't.forget'it; at the Evergreen -i. and ,fri nds at Paddock, near and Mrs. S. B. Woodard. by her little son, Willie. during the week. to attend this meeting as it will ho
, T : .' ; >- :cemetery :the' first; Sunday in Live .Oak. \s.Mr. l .-- Mrs. Annie Mozo and three children, Hampton Csmp, VT. 07 W., electedat the first :nectlr.s: : cf tic .iew vea-.
! ;' 'Jan_., Everybody Invited.i ., 0. L. Thomas and family'were of Savannah, Ga., spent Christmas their last convention the following The Misses Baxter, of Bailey, Gai
t ?- '\ ,. .. ProLI.JBIE1CbUZ *!was ranaactI visitors S to Jacksonville Tuesday.. CLAY HILL with her sister, Mrs. Sam Singer. Mrs. officers for the ensuing year: A. J. arc spending the holidays; here with
I IS'; : : &- ing business in.:Starke last $atur4ay'Nellie Miss Doris Law an assistant in the Mozo and Mrs. Singer will visit a Nimmo, Council Commander; Rev. relatives. *
w. :':.. ,. ..Miss Roberts.who u, astu-: Lawtey.'school; spending The holiday Miss Lillian Mackery spent Satur- short while in Gainesville, the guestsof John Mullady, Adviser; F. E. Henry, Mr. and Mrs. Futch, of Raiford, ar.-
'Q :: S. dent'at the state' : colkge.for women at ,-vaeation at the home .of.her parents day; and Sunday in Jacksonville. relatives. Banker; A. A. Futch, Clerk; E.' J. visiting at the home of the latter!
t.U"*: 1. -; I ,Tallahassee, is spending the holidays in Starke. George Carter Rayford Starlingand There was a fine.Christmas tree at .. King, Escort; Newsom Witt, Watch parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Crosby
: ,;'t i in' Lawteylat the home" of her,father Messrs. D. 'D. and Dalton Carter Arthur-Wilkinson. Camp Wheeler Liberty school. Many presents were man.The Tax Collector B. M. Dowling anl
..i, fir.' ", U...' E. Roberts.- \ ; distributed and there was a large entertainment given by the primary wife of Starke !
.o.4"' 3 : > of the Water Oak gjyj, were shopping boys, are at home for a few days. were visitors here las
!, ;, .-:'. ,MrndMrs.A., A, Smith ;spentChristrnM in Lawtey Monday.Mr. Rev. Jarf. Strickland and family crowd present who enjoyed them department of the school was Tuesday.Mr. .
.. ,. :. '' ; .day. with 'relatives' .in Reason Prevatt, of Highland spent Saturnay in Jacksonville. selves. well attended and won many compli and Mrs. H. S. Warren and lit
f tOIi iIlle; S S was a visitor Lawtey Monday. Mrs. Billie Starling returned home Editor Avery G. Powell spent the ments. The little ones, as well as the tie son,, Miles, attended services her
I ir' S. .)(r.; and Mrs T.s. Gilchrjst of 'Mra.'1'l.' T. Peeples was a visitor to last week, her health being much,mi- Christmas holidays at home with his teachers, are pleased to have the pat- Sunday night
:.. -.. 'Gr Cow'Spnnp.han been guests Jacksonville Friday. proved. family in Lake Butler. rons visit the school. Mrs. P. M. Barefoot and daughterInez
'for 1eYela1' ri'at. tivvhome. of.Mrs.Gikhrist's -.:,'-. Death of Mrs. !Mixer Rev. Jas. Strickland and-family attended Messrs. Holland and Claude Odom The Woodmen Circle will meet to and Master Earl Surrency spent,
I I\f : f -parents; Mr. and Mrs. iW. jThe death of Mrs. George Mixer occurred church at Maxville Sunday. and Oscar Kelly spent Ch/istmas day elect officers this afternoon at 2:30. Tuesday in LaCrosse. *
.; -aBigg.-,5; S ': Monday morning from dropsy.i.had Honor Roll with their relatives in the city. The ceremony of introduction will also Messrs. R. L. Anderson and Harley
} .. ."Mr. .T/J., ::ferry and- family spent She been fl] .for several months ,Primer-Leonard Strickland. Mr., Willie Williams, who has been be exemplified. All members are requested Hazen were in Jacksonville last Wed!
r .d i. Ch tmaa. .daY with relatives l Lake and death. was not unexpected. In the Second Grade-Alonzo Haymans. at Camp Wheeler for several months, to be present. nesday. !S
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, 'i- ;; ? / absence. 01 relatives' or- wnicn- .sne" baa Third Grade-Maude Wilkinson, has been exempted on account of his The many friends of Heenan C. I Mr. George Melvin and daughterj
rL; 'ff' ": .. ',;,: sir' E. J, Robertr'asa son, George, .'no near ones; (he was cared for during Eliza Strickland Irene Wilkinson. health and will return home this week.A Wynn will be pained to learn of his.ill Mrs. E. B. Andre-:, Jr., were shoppie!
$:.s:: )!"S -. ,'"'werrvisitprs.SjtarJ*"Tuesday. tl". icr *'illness by her neighbors who :Fourth Grade-Leo Wilkinson. letter received from Mr. Ells ness. We are glad to report that he I in Gainesville las. Thursday. I

: 1kf' ':1" S :\ )(r., and. Mrs. J. ./.. McLeod;.came never tired in Administering to her Fifth Grade-Ben Wilkinson. worth C. Harper, who is with the expeditionary is some better at this writing.Mrs. Mrs. I. W. Pinholster, Jr., and son,!
j> 'over.." .from: 'Jacksonville,' and 'spentChristmas. every want C orce-of Uncle Sam "Some John L. Scotten, of Gainesville Guy, and Mrs. P and F Colson were
t ,;.) ); :i' ."'rat fhe home of' Mr",'"and She was born in Petersburg S Va., where in'France" says that all the is visiting friends here. visitors to Gainesville last Friday. -:
1 ':.: : '1', "-fV A'. BJancbird.' ';f... 37 years ago the 13th of this month. LONG BRIDGE. boys are in the best of health and Miss Evelyn Seals, who is attend- Mrs. A. J. Griffis spent last week]
;r4 .: :1-.' : ..f' 'Mr. H.1S.-=-k1e1f.f ormerly'. ;of' Sax! She-was.imited. in marriage'to Geo. getting along the finest kind. Ha ing the State College for Women at with her parents at Starke returning!
;:.:. ; ,, : .. c 'TUn, b)': t now'of Arcadia; is. spending,a W.,Mixer and came to Lawtey about Miss Miriam Adkins, of Lake Butler states that George Richard, Leman Tallahasee is spending the holidayswith home Monday. _
.| iyI here this weekX ti' .? ; 301 years ago. Later they moved tocered visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs.J. Rivers and himself as ,well as all others her parents here. Mr. F. Connelly and two daughters,!
v Mr. Martin Blackburn,,who :was for, o, W. Va.,'where they spent:! several E; Adkins, Sunday afternoon. had a fine Thanksgiving dinner Mrs. C. B. Allen and children, of Oveida and Blanche, of Cooler Pond,!:
1 __- __ merly a resident near Lawtey but u w years, returning to.. Lawtey about Misses Ida and Lena Merritt and and were all in good spirits? and readyto Bushnell, spent several days with relatives were visitors here Tuesday afternoon.!
residing near.Jacksonville. wasftjsiting ; seven'years"ago. Aimee Mackery were the guests of the do the bidding of Uncle Sam. here. The Ladies' Aid Society will meet 3 ____
relatives and.friends in aMnsrLawtey ,:'yhe funeral services were held at former's sister Mrs. M. M. Drake, at Mr. and Mrs. Waters, of Dukes, visited Mr. and Mrs. Victor Allen are the at the Free Will.Baptist church next] _

the first part-of the week'7 rRev. ner:Jate,.residence Mo a y,.afternoon Raiford Sunday. relatives in Lake Butler the first proud parents of a ten-pound boy. Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Miss]_____
..W. L. Overstreet filled his reg. rid'the.body was laid,to rest in the Quite a crowd of Long Bridge folk? I of the week. Honor Roll Hampton High School Daisy Lewis will preside over the]
ular monthly appointment atAe Law Lsbirtey;cemetery by the side of her attended the show at Lake Butler last Miss Delah Beiling, of Providence First Grade-Novilla King, Lorene meeting as the president will be away. ____

_ tey Baptist church hist-''Sunday. morn late busband. who preceded her to theGat Thursday. was the guest of Miss Ada Register Drawdy, Clifford Boyles, Claud Hall. Let all the members be present at ] ___
ing and evening. ',&[ Beyond about four years ago. Mr Leon Renfroe visited relativesat during Christmas.Mrs. Seconds Grade-Willie Terrell Ed- this meeting and those that are not ; _
-4 :.Charles Shepard, who' is-'employed ReV.Alfred Evendon of Grace M. E. Raiford Sunday. John Alderman and children, gar King, Clarence Hicks, Freeman members come prepared to jobt
'S with,.the. geological ,surveyors, spent church conducted the services. Don't forget .,the box supper at the of Jacksonville, are visiting relativesin Hall, Reba Maxwell, Inez Drawdy. Death of Mr. Gainey _
:'a few,days here last 'week wit1\: his ..Miss Marguerite Godwin who has Long Bridge school house Friday Lake Butler this week. Third (rade-Alma Lester, Amlie We regret very much to, chronicle' _
)( "parents, Mr. and Mrs James Shepard. begn) ,in Milltown, Ga., attending night, Dec. 21st, also a Xmas tree. Miss Susie Alderman, of Jackson- Lester, Bessie Maxwell Atta Robinson the death of Mr. H. Gainey, an oldjand
.s '.Revrand'Mr&i J, :T. St&rk'were.' school for the !ast few months, is at Everybody is cordially invited. to at- ville, is the guest of Miss Lizzie Townsend Eugene Henry. highly respected citizen of this
k itors StirkIastFMaI; \li; home' to'spend the holidays with her this week. Advanced Grades-James Studstill, community, who died very suddenly !
: S Mr. :and Mrs. Charles 'Mathis' _d parents, Mr.and Mrs. W.F. Godwin. tend.There will be services at the Long Mrs. Cassels and children, of Ocala,, Ethel Hunt. last Saturday night about 10 o'clock, '
cbildrei McDonpughrGa., spe'nt Her cousin Miss Naomi Bostick, of Bridge school house' Saturday night visited her sister, Mrs. L. C. Town- Little Leslie Futch accompanied his being sick only a few minutes. Mr. !
_ I fewda1adweekatthebomeS : Milltown, :accompanied her, and will and Sunday morning and night. Rev. send, for a few days last week. mother to Jacksonville during the Gainey seemed well as usual all day
t of Mr.'aDd Mrs. James Shep rd.' /Mrs.Mathis spend the holidays with her. McGuire will preach. Everybody'wel- Mrs. H. F. Stanton left Saturdayfor past week. and attended- services- -Satnrdav. morni i
r is,a' sister ot Mrs* Shepard. : 'John Roberts came home from the come / Tarpon Springs, where she will S ing at Rock Primitive Baptist i church, ]
t Mr and. Mrs.'J.IL-Dy,. and .little, training camp at Macpn, Ga., and is Quite a* large crowd attended PINE LEVEL.
(J. B.'Jr.. of Jacksonville,.are spending spending his furlough at. the home .of cane grinding at Mr. M. H. Moody'slast Mr. Robert F. Rivers, Uncle Sam's taken seriously ill and only lived a few'
- S. the holidays here atthe, home of Mrs. his father, Mr. E. J. Roberts. Wednesday night. All report a motorcycle man spent Christmas at minutes. Medical aid and friend !
Dye's parents- 'Mr.I and Mrs." ,A.-.M. .Louie 'Hubbard, of Palmetto, is in very nice time. home. Mr. J. L. Underhill made a business were summoned at once, but could not.|

Ichr:5. :._, ..... 11I1r. ; .01'___. the city to' spend a few days with his S Samaritan Fund trip to Lulu Monday.Mrs. do anything for him. Mr. Gainey was
'\ J. C. Byrtf, casnier of tne !.a.. ; uncle and aunt,' Mr. and Mrs. L. H. We wish to express our appreciation Ruby Brown of Sampson City, 73 years old and has lived in this commuiyty i
'!7 J tey State :Bank,'-spert.Christmas with MILLER. of the kindness of those who con- spent the holiday with her mother for a number of years, where !
J his family in Jaebo! V1lle. Mr. Byrd HULDeputy Sheriff Will Baisden, 'of tributed to the Christian Union Samaritan I Mrs. Alice Oliver, of this place. he has many friends who were sorry
expects to move his famfly here some Starke, was a visitor to Lawtey Wed Christmas passed off very quietly.We Fund for the relief of the I Miss Ruby Strickland visited friendsat to learn of his death. He leaves a
time this week where they will'be nesday. have not heard of any accident, family for whom this effort was recently [ Theressa Sunday.Mr. wife, three sons and a daughter, besides .;
r pleasantly: located' in' Mr: Enoch Grif' Mr. and Mrs. Zack Roberts, of Hastings such as usually happens on Christmas. made, and also to state that the and Mrs. Blake Kelly and children other relatives to mourn his
fis' cottage one block south of the were guests Wednesday the Everybody seems to have enjoyed the case has been in the hands of Mrs.J. of Raiford, were guests at the death.
.5banl S home of Mr. E.J. Roberts. holiday. / E. Harper to whom the amount of home of Mr. G. E. Kelly Monday and His children are: Messrs. Lee and
,M'r..e.J. D. Randall came. down from Jr. J. E.. Wilson wa* a visitor to We are 'sorry' to report that measles $11.50 collected has been turned over. Tuesday.Mrs. Homer Gainey of this place; Mr. Ed
Cincinnati;. Ohio;,last week..and will Jacksonville Wednesday. have again broken out.in, our commu' The relatives have been communicatedwith Walter Edmondson and children Gainey, of LaCrosse, and Mrs. Loma
: spent $ome' .tide, at.hia'home' in .East Mr. E. J. Smoak and "grandson, nity. There >are five of Mr. G. W. and are now here and expect to attended the .box" supper and Tillis, of Jacksonville.The .
'. .<:: Lawtey., > Francis Howell of Orangeburg, S. C., Harrison's family sick with them. We take. the old people back when ableto Christmas tree at Long Bridge Fri. burial took place in Dedan cemetery
: : :.Rev: ; S.:: Starkpreached:; .at the the this week of Dr. and
are guests hope the disease, will not spread be moved. day night. last Sunday afternoon at 3"
.i:'Go;S!l -,SaxtbnJWethodist' .church' .last Sunday Mrs. G. W. Brown. Mrs.* Brown is a through the community, as this is a S H. BLAKE. Mrs. E. D. Sullivan spent last week o'clock, Rev. C. :Moody, of. LaCrosse, .
'.' 'f afternooii." daughter of Mr. Smoak. .bad season of the year for such dis For the Christian Union. with friends at Theressa. conducting the last sad rites. The
ft S;; 4',; \ ,. CoL AlZ.. Adkins'and family, were. "Mrs. E.. R. M/Farlane, of Cincinnati !eases. Death of Mr. DouglassMr. Miss Bertie Kelly of Raiford, was community extends their heart-felt
\. /:" : _"" visitorstojawteylait Sunday. i ; Ohio,-is a guest at the home of Prof. and Mrs. W. B. Feagle, of Harmon Douglass, of the Providence the guest of Miss Ruby Kelly duringthe sympathy to the bereaved wife and'
: :. Mr: and Mrs.W. Torode, Dr. and Mr. and Mrs. J.. D. Randall ,in. East Fort White, are spending the holidays section,. died at his home last holidays. family.

t S J .MrsE4BIggsaid'MissNellieRob. Lawtey. Mrs.-McFarlane is a sister with the latter's parents Hon. ,and Saturday night. He had been feeble Mrs., Martha Parish of Sampson ----- -
; :' erts were' RlitOTS\ S to Starke,last Sun- .of.Mrs. RandaH Mrs. H. C. Peeples. for quite a long while and recently he City,spent Christmas with her daughter -
W.L 5day.C College cold living about Mrs. C. S. Niles of this RISING.
; George Miller of Sutherland caught a severe place.
;: j- '. Mr. J.;F.- White came home 'from [ THERESSL'christmas is spending the holidays with his three days. Mr. Douglass was an old Mr. Walter Edmondson and son, c .
Neels Christmas with
S .' and .spent* day parents, Rev. and Mrs. H. S. Miller. native of Bradford county born near Clyde, visited at Palatka Monday.Mr. Well, Christmas has come and gone
his fail.
; : ; Deputy Sheriff J. F. Williams was Lulu. He was over 70 years of age J. L. Underhill and family and it was as quiet and the weatheras
.S Misses" Lois, Bessie at an4 Saxton Clandie.'Terry'attended'church 1ast .Tree EntertainmentThe in High Springs and Lake City Sat- and had lived in Bradford county all made a pleasant trip to the State pretty as could be.
; 4,I'_ Christmas tree and entertainment urday on business. his life. He was a highly respected Farm Christmas afternoon.A Messrs. R. M. Alvarez and T. A.
: Sunday.' at the school house was carried Miss Kate Douglass, who is teachingat and. useful citiien, a good Christian large crowd from all parts of the Crawford are the latest farmers in
L .' Miss Bessie Terry closed very sue.cessful out with a large audience present. The Liberty school is at home for the i gentleman, beloved by all who knew county attended the Christmas tree at this section to purchase automobiles. ,
term ofachool
Saxton last.Friday.
: ; program was as following: holidays.Mr. him. He has been a member of the this place Monday night. Mr. W. G. Carlisle and family, of.
S Becitaiton -"The Welcome Address" and Mrs. I. E. Thomas are Primitive Baptist church for many There will be services at Pine Level Raiford, moved back to this section
!(;?? < :- Miss Loca Johnson, Nealie Youngblood. 1 spending the holidays with their years. Interment took place at the church Tuesday night, January 1st, last week and are living on Mr. Hardy'
S schoqj is ,the holidays
Lawtey spending
;' Recitation-Arthur' Moorer. daughter, Mrs. W. M. Thomas. ;, at Alex Douglass grave yard, in sightof conducted by F. B. Johns, of Starke. Underhill's place.
at her,nomein Raiford.
Mr. Recitation-Jim Phillips. Alachua. where he was born. We deeply sympathize Everybody is invited to attend. Mr. Emory Lewis, who has been engaged
Geo. .Futch'was InJacksonville
'-S. last. shopping Star Drill-Thirteen! Girls. Mrs. A. J. Bieling, of Providence, with the numerous 'relatives S in work for the past year by .
for tie
; '.' S Methodist Christmas tree "The Christmas' Stockings"ElsieBins visited her daughter Mrs. B. E. Brown relatives and friends he left. BROOKER.Christmas Mr. H. L. Stevenson, is expected to
this week. of Mr. John Rigdon's
S to
: move one
S : : Miss Eunice Dinkins camejip from
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Christmas Recitation-Nine Misses Lottie and :Maude Stokes I the
: boys. farms in near future.
: Tampa and is spending the' holidays HAMPTON.Col. .
S at' the home of her .narentft.. Mr. ..iidk Play "Pearl's Christmas"Four. of Lake Butler, spent Christmas with I passed_ off quietly her\ Mr. and Mrs. Newn Mott, of the
: Mr .- Charles Dinkins. -n- -;-- girls and three boys. MissiCate. Douglass. and everyone seemed full of Christmas Heilbronn section spent Christmas
t Miss.Mattie Stalaby an' asi. t&nt. inS "A Perfect Christmas" Miss Ruby H. C. Peeple and family visitedrelatives T. G. Futch and family of cheer. day with Mrs. Mott's parents Mr.
' (1)... the Lawtey school is spending the holidays Bennett (Mr. Santa) and Miss Florence at Wateroak Thursday. Leesburg, spent Christmas here, the Rev. W. F. Walters filled his regular and Mrs. E. J. Lewis. "
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S <: ,with 'relatives in Jacksonville.. Ball (Mrs. Santa; Postman San) Algar Thomas, Furman and Seeber guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Futch. appointment here Saturday and Sun Mrs. Maggie Jackson and children:
r Swindle nine Stokes the Christmas tree at Mrs. Kate Sparkman, of Waldo, with A. L. "
: ,: "Mr. 0. II Thomas came down from and little brownies. attended day. He will remain here during the spent Christmas day Mr.
: S CrawfordtospendchristinuwithhisS Play "Finigan's Flat"Captain Liberty school hoe Monday night. vai' the guest of relatives here dur- holidays visiting friends and acquain- Jackson and family.
family here. Murphy (Finigan); Miss Florence Hall Mrs. C. A. McLeod, of Jacksonville ing the week. tances. Mr. and Mrs. A. L Jackson receiveda
f: .: Mrs. G..W. Brown and sons, Marcus (Mrs. Finigan); Miss Ruby Bennett is spending the holidays with her par- Mrs. Clrra Sasser spent the holidays' Uncle Henry Pinkston, of near telephone message last Thursday ;;
1"-" and.Clifton, came up from Gainesville (Mary); Miss Dora McWrine (Miss ents, Mr. and Mrs. T. Langford. here, the guest of her father Worthington,. attended services here that a fine son was born to their son. [
: to spend the holidays at their home Never Smile); Mr. Raymond ThigpenPro. Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Stokes and family Mr. P. B. Hunt. Sunday. and daughter, Mr. and Mrs' Roland.
r here. ( Bacon); Mr. Noah Hall (Mr. were in Lake City Saturday.. Mrs. Hattie Thomas, of Valdosta, Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Osteen are Thomas.
Mrs. Maggie Green and children Dooley);' Mrs. Effie Gufford (Miss J. S. Brown made a business trip was the guest of her parents, Mr. spending the holidays in Plant City Mr. and Mrs. Adam Green, of
:. Starke spent a'few days this week in Gocd Heart); also eight children. The to Worthington Monday.H. and Mrs. 0. Haynes, during the week. with their sons, Messrs. H. T. and R. Starke, spent Christma day with Mrs. .
S play lasted S. Miller in Lake Butler Mrs. W. B. Roper, of Jacksonville, : Arthur
- :' : Lawtey at the home of her sister, Mrs. thirty minutes and was was E. Osteen. Green's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
& ; Henry Bennett. very ably rendered. Monday on business.Mr. was the guest of her mother, Mrs. Mr. L. Shriver, of Camp Johnston, Alvarez. _

- : .' James Godwin, who is in the employ The' last number 'the programwas and Mrs. W. 0. Brooks, of Prov- Sparkman, during the holidays.Mr. spent Christmas day here with his We are sorry to report that Mr. J. 'J:
i ; '. of the U. S. Geological Surveyors, andS I I a song, "Christmas Bells." Mrs. :dence, spent Christmas with T. H. and Mrs. Arthur May, of LaCrosse parents. L. Warren is very sick. Dr. Tomlin '
: S at present stationed at Green Pond, S.1 Floy Sullivan rendered the 'musical Waters and family. ,spent Christmas here, the Mrs. George Harrison, of Worth- son, of Starke, was called to give med :
I C., is spending the holidays here, at program. S v B. E. Brown was in Jacksonville guests of Commissioner H. D. May. /ington, spent last Sunday afternoon ical aid to the patient last Sunday afternoon '
' ; he home of his parents. When Santa appeared on' the. scene 'ast weeE with a car load of hogs. Prof. H. B. Wiggins and family, of with her sister, Mrs. Dad Hall near and he was act'jJ&pamed by :.

I I' : '; Mr. James Shepard was a visitor to the boys and girls had a big time, C Tampa, are the guests of Mr. J. R. this place, who had a light stroke of his family. "* "* '.

Ii- S Jacksonville Monday and Tuesday. which only comes once a year. After LAKE BUTLER. Hodges. paralysis last Tuesday morning. Her Miss Adkins, of Jacksonville, is visiting -
Santa had been good to all little children Miss Minnie Hodges, who has been condition serious '
Mr. M. L. Loadholtz spent Christ i was thought to be her cousin, Miss Maud Norman.
I r inas day with relatives in Jacksonville. I and disappeared, Captain T. L. teaching at Moniac, Ga., is home for I for a few days, but we are glad to Miss Ruth Green visited Miss Laura
Murphy closed the evening's entertain- Christmas passed off very pleasant. the holidays. :. report that she is improving nicely Norman last Monday.
L L t. 'The,Christmas tree services at each ment with a few remarks. Everybodywas 'v and quietly in Lake Butler. The Levy Johns, or ('-"':" "-! i i' '..' S of the' three churches' in Lawtey were made happy, and great credit is Stores were beautifully dressed and lumbia. S. C., sper : ( *" nas with ard all right again.Dr. S '-

" <. :. well-attended and 'enjoyed, not only ?iven to the!' teachers, Miss Mary Hall 'he merchants did a rushing business. his mother here. Tribble, of LaCrosse, was a professional PEANUTS. PEANUTS.
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"j .. by' the little children, but.by the big and Miss Dora McWrine, of our One or more chairs were vacant athe Walter B. ITae'n, of tit .oridi visitor here Christmas day. THE THREE-FOLD CROP.
L "- 'r/ cMIdrejsweThzndaUhada'good:1 school. Christmas dinner tables this year *'.:>st Coast!': railwav, is spending th* Miss Marguerite Shrive is spending

I : time. ,. We are sorry to report that Mrs. J. T Tnany families, our boys* being off holidays with relatives here. the holidays here with her.parents.Oi'i Peanuts that will fill your barn with

I ,:.:' MeuEBneyA.Stokes" : ; W. Batten has been very sick, but'at thUncle Sam. J. H. Mott n"d {..nr1"re] yicitirr:; **> a' crowd atteid the exercise"it foraee-your smoke house with bacon
S S ," Henry ''Bennett and 'David Reddish the present is improving. Mr. D. F. Flovd, "bo is working elr'tivrs in p'.t*'':'I. t"' ; 'VnPK. Tittle S"nnnjrs* last Monday night pockets with money. Double
,,";.. 1,p were 'visitors 'to' Jacksonville* '.Sunday. The neighbors of Mr. J. E. Owsley t>-e p"r"rrm""t chin yards neariks.Jl. T1.. v"ir'1,0 : ('\n- +...... ":,.n.. ,. Mrs. F. Trsrv. of Jacksonville i ivwvdirg i.. your acreage next spring. Write me 1.1.your
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.. ; : nrc trlrd to see him out again. Hew : w h rrill-Stevens, is ; !' holMavs here with rela- today for prices on the N. C. flat vine
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