The Palatka news and advertiser

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The Palatka news and advertiser
Uniform Title:
Palatka news and advertiser (Palatka, Fla. : 1902)
Alternate Title:
Palatka news
Place of Publication:
Palatka, Fla
Russell & Vickers
Publication Date:
Physical Description:
4 v. : ;


Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Palatka (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Putnam County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
newspaper ( marcgt )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Putnam -- Palatka


In 1885, Alex Wattles founded the Palatka (FL) Weekly Advertiser [LCCN: sn95047296], also referred to as the Palatka Advertiser, as an unaffiliated newspaper. There is evidence of a sibling title, the Palatka (FL) Daily Advertiser [LCCN sn95047295], in 1894. Little is known of the publishing history or patterns of either title. The Palatka Weekly Advertiser, in any case, was published until January 2, 1902 when, Wattles sold it to William Russell of Crescent City (FL) and M.M. Vickers. The newspaper then merged with the Crescent City (FL) News [LCCN: sn95026089] to form the Palatka (FL) News and Advertiser [LCCN: sn95047297]. The Palatka News and Advertiser, which describes itself as "Democratic", was also commonly referred to as the Palatka (FL) News [LCCN: sn95047298], which became the actual title in March 1905, then reverted back to the Palatka News and Advertiser [LCCN: sn95047299] in November 1908 and ceased publication sometime after December 3, 1920. William A. Russell remained the editor, and the paper was published by Russell & Vickers. Palatka is located along the upper St. Johns River and now (ca. 2008) serves as the county seat of Putnam County, Florida. Florida's great railroad lines, the Florida Southern Railroad; the Georgia Southern and Florida Railroad; the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West Railroad; and the St. Augustine and Palatka Railway used Palatka as a junction for routes continuing on to the west and south. Palatka was a major shipping point for citrus, timber, and other agricultural produce, as well as a stopping point for tourists to Florida. Routes connecting east joined the cities of Gainesville, in north central Florida, and Cedar Key and eventually Tampa, both on Florida's Gulf Coast, to Jacksonville, Florida's economic hub in the years following the Civil War. Routes connecting south continued to Miami and eventually to Key West. Fire devastated Palatka on November 7, 1884. Tourists arriving there by train, finding no accommodations, continued south. Palatka's citrus industries were devastated the following year with the freeze of 1895 that destroyed most of the region's orange groves. These events marked the southward slip of both tourism and transportation. And, Jacksonville's rise as an economic center with an excellent seaport and railroad junctions of its own further weakened Palatka. Crescent City, Florida, is located south of Palatka also in Putnam County near the St. Johns River and not far from the south bound railroad lines out of Palatka. Crescent City had a prosperous downtown at one time. Its star faded, however, along with that of Palatka and might have suffered as the result of Palatka's transportation strengths. --E. Kesse, University of Florida Digital Library Center.
In 1885, Alex Wattles founded the Palatka Weekly Advertiser, also referred to as the Palatka Advertiser, as an unaffiliated newspaper. There is evidence of a sibling title, the Palatka Daily Advertiser , in 1894. Little is known of the publishing history or patterns of either title. The Palatka Weekly Advertiser, in any case, continued until January 2, 1902, when, Wattles sold it to William A. Russell of Crescent City and M.M. Vickers. The newspaper then merged with the Crescent City News to form the Palatka News and Advertiser . A self-described “Democratic” paper, the Palatka News and Advertiser, was also commonly referred to as the Palatka News which became its actual title in March 1905. The paper reverted back to its original title, the Palatka News and Advertiser , in November 1908. Russell continued to the edit the paper, which he published together with Vickers. The Palatka News and Advertiser ceased publication sometime after December 3, 1920. Palatka is located on the upper St. Johns River and serves as the seat of Putnam County. Palatka was crossed by a number of railroads--the Florida Southern; the Georgia Southern and Florida; the Jacksonville, Tampa and Key West; and the St. Augustine and Palatka--and served as a junction for routes continuing to the west and south. In its heyday, Palatka was a major shipping point for citrus, timber, and other agricultural produce, as well as a stopping point for tourists to Florida. On November 7, 1884, a fire devastated Palatka. Tourists arriving by train, finding no accommodations, continued south. Ten years later, cold weather destroyed most of the region’s orange groves. Furthermore, Jacksonville’s rise as an economic center with an excellent seaport and railroad junctions of its own came at the expense of Palatka. These events marked the beginnings of the southward slip of both tourism and transportation in Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
New ser. vol. 10, no. 1 (Jan. 9, 1902)-new ser., v. 13, no. 11 (Mar. 17, 1905).
General Note:
General Note:
Wm. A. Russell, editor.
Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: Project #00110855.

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Preceded by:
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Palatka weekly advertiser
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I " c f - f'ascaanssBasBESSijai GassassEoacBW

Hand Me
Speaks for
And the well dressed
man always gets
ahead of the '
others. -
There was a day when
a man had to have
his clothing made to
his measure in order
to be in the well well-dressed
dressed well-dressed circle today
it is different.
Hand Tailored
is made by the finest
journeymen tailors
known to the trade.
It is tailored over nat natural
ural natural forms, and is
guaranteed to fit
They are designed by
men who do nothing
else. It's their busi business
ness business to know what
style is.
And the beauty of
Hand Hade Clothing
! 'Sv -It
is Guaran Guaranteed
teed Guaranteed to hold its
Should the front, gfve
way, we are authorize
ed by the manufactur manufacturers
ers manufacturers to replace witha
new front or give an-"
other suit in; ex exchange.
change. exchange. Under these
conditions, isn't it
cheaper and more sen sensible
sible sensible to wear Hand
Hade Clothing that
you know will look as
Well after a long peri period
od period of wearing as when
you purchased it? .
Think it over.
Ask the man who
wears them.
Our Furnishing Goods
Department is com complete
plete complete in aK lines.
We are showing ad advance
vance advance styles in Spring
Oxfords, guaranteed
Patent Leathers, tans
and gun metals.
Also advance styles in
Hawes' guaranteed
$3.00 Hats.
And for the Little Men
-well we look out for
.them, too and "
Lemon and Third,,

Tax Notice.
I will be at Precincts with Tax Books
on the following day:

Crescent City Tues. afternoon. .
" Wednesday
Pomona, Thursday morning .
Wclaka, Thursday afternoon...
Interlachen, Tuesday afternoon,
Johnson, Wednesday,
Hollister, Thursday afternoon..
Bost wick, Tuesday morning ....
Banncrville, " afternoon....
Florahome, Friday morning. . . .
Grandin, " afternoon...
Baldwin School, Saturday
an. 11.
an. 12.
an. 13.
an. 13.
an. 18'
an. 19.
an. 20.
an. 25.
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an. 2g.
an. 28.
an. 29.
On the above dates my office will be
Tax Collector.
Howell Theater,
Tuesday Jan. nth
; The Black Pattt
Musical Comedy Company
The Topical Musical Comedy Suc Success
cess Success A TRIP TO
. Sissieretta Jones,
' '' . (Tt original Mack rattl)
"Jolly" John Larkln
Together with
The Largest, Best, Strongest, Ag
gregation of Colored Talent
in the World.
Uureservedly the Supreme Organization.
For Sale.
Chicken ranch, good house 9
ooms, stable, 3 hen houses, 1
incubator house. 16 miles
from Palatka, clay road. 2
minutes from postoffice store.
Sell cheap. .
Palatka, Fla,
A Bargain
. In Real Estate.
We have for Quick Sale
9 Room House,
in desirable locality, good
repair, lot 100x120 for
Only $1,300.00.
Answer quick.
Real Estate and ,
Opp. Court House,
'Phone 128, .
Palatka, Florida.

Nineteen Hundred fJino
was good to us. Our efforts to make it
to your advantage to do your buying at
- this store was crowned with success, and
our business exceeded our early expecta expectations
tions expectations by several thousand dollars. And
now for
Nineteen Hundred Ten
let us wish all our friends and patrons
a happy and prosperous New Year and
assure them that their continued patron patronage
age patronage and kind influence will be appreci appreciated,
ated, appreciated, and our every effort will be toward
making every transaction at this store
a satisfactory one, giving you better val-.
ues than you can get elsewhere.
J. II. Yelverton, Jr.
Complete Home Furnisher,
522-24 Lemon St. Palatka, Fla.


and start it working. Then
you can work, and enjoy it, too.
th. trant et aoh paokag. and th.
aignaiura and am oi J. H. ZEIUN
wu, on tna aid., in red.
In handling will often time not prevent
accidents, lu the Kepalrlnff of anything
the repaired part should not be the weuk
spot evtr after.
Of Oimb, Klfle Kte thin Is most pnrtle pnrtle-ularly
ularly pnrtle-ularly true, iienemllyn mt'iiUei." uun la
not worth as much as before. We do not
"mend" anything. We repine the broken
parts oy new one. fo matter now aninii
the clonest attention In riven by a to CTery
U7 Lemon etr.t Palatka. Florida.
Anr sk In itehlng is n teniper-testfr.
Tlin morfl you Rcriitch the worse it
itched. Dottn s Ointiiient.cure- piles.
fcz"ina any skin itching- At all
drug store.
FOR SALE Automobile, 4 cylinder
5 passenger, in good running condition.
Cheap for cash. L. H. ALFORD, A. C.
I,, depot. 12-17-tf
n a
1 flaw Howell Theater I
One night only,
Wednesday Jan 12
Presents .
been B
The Play
you have
waiting for
. By L. B. PARKER.
A Story of New England
Life True to Nature
g A Composition of Comedy g
and Heart Throbs.
g Prices-He, 50c, 35c and 23c g
a a

Business and Professional Men
Gather in Force and Adopt

Tilth Palatka and Putnam County."
The Palatka Board of Trade closed
another year of successful effort for the
development of Palatka and Putnam
county by giving a banquet at the rooms
of the Palatka Athletic Association
last Monday night.
This affair was attended by fully 100
representative business and professional
men of Palatka, and is unique in the his history
tory history of the city in that in all that body
of men there was not one thought other
than of a determined purpose to all unite
under the banner and leadership of the
board for a forward movement in this
city and county.
The banquet was a happy thought, car
ried to perfection under the direc direction
tion direction of Mr. Robert Ranson, general
manager of the Florida Fuel and Fertili Fertilizer
zer Fertilizer Co., recently organized to develop
the big pcit bog' north of the city.
After an hour spent in eating and ia so social
cial social converse, the toaslmaster of the
evening. Mayor H. A. Davis, who is al also
so also president of the board of trade, rap rapped
ped rapped for order and called upon Mr. Ran Ranson,
son, Ranson, who eloquently and earnestly sound sounded
ed sounded the key note of a united movement
lor development. Mr. Ranson was
roundly applauded. Judge . . Has
kell responded eloquently and further
urged the necessity of earnest and united
Other toasts and responses were as
"Our Manufacturers," by George B.
"The Press and How it Can Help the
Work," by W. A. Russell.
'Our Professional Men," by Hon. S.
J. Hilburn.
Our fress and Its Influence for Civic
Improvement,', by Henry S. McKcnzie.
"Our City," by F. D. Wattles, presi
dent of city council.
Hon. L. C Stephens, chairman of the
board of county commissioners, and D.
W. Ramsaur, who were to respond to
the toasts respectively of "Our County"
and "Our Business Men," were unavoid unavoidably
ably unavoidably detained. -
Others called upon by the audience
and who responded briefly were Messrs.
Foster, Von Engleken, Ragland, Cun Cunningham,
ningham, Cunningham, Wood, Dell Canova, Roberts,
J. V. Walton, Kalbfield, H. E. Merryday
and Davis. Mr. W. G. Tilghman gave
one of his inimitable recitations and got
thunderous applause.
1 here wasn t a discordant note.
United action for the pushing of Palat
ka and Putnam county was the slogan of
the meeting sounded by every speaker.
The whole affair was an expression of a
purpose on the part of those present to
work for home development.
At the conclusion of the exercises.
President Davis read his annual address,
w hich follows. The board also elected
the following officers for the ensuing
year: President, George- B. Selden:
vice-president, John N. Walton; secre
tary', H. M. de Montmolhn; treasurer,
Henry Strunz. Fifteen new applications
for membership were received.
President Davis' Annual Addreaa.
Members of the Board of Trade.
I am glad to.say that the
march of progress and prosperity has
gone steadily forward in our city and
county, and we can look back with a
certain amount of pride to what has been
accomplished during the past year.
In January, Vtm, the first Bulletin of
the Palatka board of trade was issued.
This is a valuable publication, setting
forth the advantages of our city and
county, and our citizens should endeavor
to increase Its usefulness by rendering
such assistance to the committee in
charge as will enable them to publish
this journal In a manner best calculated
to give the outside world attractive in
formation in regard to Palatka and Put
nam county. I note with pleasure that
our business men take advertising space
in this journal sufficient to about cover
the cost of its publication.
The Squier Lumber company's mill
which was being constructed last fall, is
now running on full time and their bus
iness has increased to such an extent as
to necessitate the erection of a large
planing mill which is now being built,
The Sanitary Steam laundry began
operation in August and is being well
patronized by our citizens.
Messrs. Porter Bros, have established a
saw mill in the north part of the city
which gives employment to quite a num number
ber number of men.
The Selden Cypress Door Co. has
added to its already large plant a consid
crablc number of machines for the man
ufacturc of hard wood veneer doors, thus
increasing the number of men employed,
The Florida Fuel & Fertilizer Co. is
now building a large plant for the manu
facture of fuel and fertilizer from the
peat beds lust north of the citv.
Mr. F. J. Cunningham, a New York
contractor, has under construction a
number of dwellings, all of which arc
handsome in design and will add greatly
to the appearance of the city.
One of the best evidences of the pro progress
gress progress and prosperity of any community
is the demand for real estate. Never be
fore in the history of Palatka has so much
property changed hands as during the
past year, and in each instance the con considerations
siderations considerations were so satisfactory as to
show a decided increase in values.
A.iother one of the evidences of the
progress and prosperity of our city is the
number of conventions that have been
held within our gates In the past year.
A further proof of prosperity may be
noted in. the fact that a year ago not an
automobile was in Palatka; whereas, to
day, besides those owned by quite a.
number of our citizens, there are six of
these vehicles for public hire.
In June the general government Inaug Inaugurated
urated Inaugurated a free postal delivery, same being
divided into two districts, and if the in increase
crease increase is as great in the next six months
as in the past, additional carriers will
have to be employed in order to give the
people adequate service. .
The Florida Times-Union, realizing
the advantage and importance of Palatka
and Putnam county, published a special
edition November 24th, setting forth the
advantages and resources of Palatka and
Putnam county. This was the best and
most complete special number ever is issued
sued issued by that progressive paper and same
is bound to be of great benefit not only
to Palatka and Pirtnam county but to the
entire state.
In July the county bonds, the proceeds
of which are to be used for constructing
a system of hard roads .'throughout tin
county, a highway bridge across the St
Johns river and also Dunns creek, and
the building of a court house, were sold

at a premium. The construction of the .
bridge across the St. Johns river was :

started in September and the contractors
hope to have same completed by Feb. 15. :
1 be building of the county court bouse -
was started in Uctobcranu the corner;
stone to this magnificent building was i
laid by the M. W. Grand Lodge h & A. j
M. of Florida Dec. 2, l'MW, according to i
ancient Masonic custom.
Th bridge and court house will stand !
as monuments to the ralatka board ol
I regret to state that our membership!
has not increased as it should and that
the very class of business men w ho may
tairly be considered to derive the most
beneft from the efforts of the board of :
trade are the very ones who arc furnish
ing the least support. If those, who bv
their indifference and lack of public
spirit are impeding the work of this or organization,
ganization, organization, would change their tactics
and devote a little of their time to boost
ing-and pushing everything pertaining
to the future growth of our city, we
would make better progress.
ralatka is now on the upw ard trend.
Never in the historj of the city have the
prospects been brighter and the true
spirit of progrcssiveness been so general.
An air of confidence now pervades all
channels of trade and industry, and these
optimistic sentiments have attracted at attention
tention attention in all parts of the country.
It is generally conceded that, in these
days of commercial activity, if you want
business you have got to go and get it.
You cannot sit down and wait for it to
It is the same with a city as ilh an
individual. The city that makes no ef
fort to fncrease its population and indus
tries and extend its trade has little pros prospect
pect prospect for growth. Its people may talk
among themselves as much as they please
about its advantages and it may have
many but, unless these advantages are
advertised, the people outside know
nothing about them and consequently
are not attracted; and the best organiza
tion for such an effort is a board of trade
conducted as a business proposition.
One that will not be an occasional, spas
modic effort, but a persistent every day
effort on business lines. Such an organ organization
ization organization must ot be dependenr upon an
occasional passing around the hat, but
must have a certain fixed sum for its
maintenance. Nor must its work de depend
pend depend upon a few. Every citizen and
property owner who has the interest and
welfare of the city and county at heart
should be a member, thus sharing the
burden of expense.
In conclusion 1 desire to express my
sincere appreciation of the loyal support
that has been given me by the various
committees and also by individual mem
bers of the board of trade.
I feel that the cooperation of our local
press has enabled us to succeed in many
of our undertakings and it is essential to
our success that they should persist in
their praiseworthy endeavors to arouse a
more lively enthusiasm and a keener in interest
terest interest among our citizens in matters per
taining to the prosperity of our commu community.
nity. community. O. V. Willson formerly Palatka agent
for the G. S. & F. R'y was a visitor in
the city this week. Mr. Willson left
here some three years ago to take
charge of the company's business at
Tifton, Ga., but was recently promoted
to the ollice of traveling treigtii agent
His many old friends in Palatka
glad to sec him.
On every

subie:ted to this discount.
It is the chance of a lifetime to any person desiring a
Watch, Clock, Table Silverware, Leather
Goods, Fancy Rings, Watch and .

and the thousand other pretty articles that are included
First-Class Jewelry stock.

Come early and

Xlfi fe'TKeonly biking potoSSI
H JS f 'n Royl Grape Cream of Tartar rv
'glilgL. made from Grapea U
lli&l Makes Finest, Purest Food (
Wmg: Baluncf ' I
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Omaha Capitalist Buys 12,000
Acres in Rice Creek Section
for Colony Purposes.
A. D. Curry Promoted the Deal.
That the eyes of western capitalist
have been turnod Floridaward for some
time has been a common remark. That
Putnam countv lands are coming in for
their full share of attention is shown
(rom the fact that the
News of this
week is recording the sale of two tracts
near this city, totalling 14,00!) acres, for
colonization purposes.
The largest of these dealt, amounting
to 12,000 acres of land in the Rice Creek
section, was engineered by A. D. Curry
of this city. The deal was closed on
Tuesday in the office of Hilburn &
Odom, who acted for selling parties.
The purchaser is Benj. G. Benson, a
young man of Omaha, Neb., who was
present with his father, E. A. Benson of
the same city.
It is the purpose of the purchaser to
colonize the lands by inducing settlers
from the west to take up small tracts for
farming purposes the coming fall.
Much of the laud is of fine quality, and
suitable for general farming.
The deal means that new people and
lots of them, are coming to Putnam
county, and that we are entering upon
a period of development along agricul agricultural
tural agricultural lines that is going to make old
timers catch their breath.
The price paid for the lands was $48, $48,-000.
000. $48,-000. St. Marks "Sunday school w as enter entertained
tained entertained at the rectory on Holy Innocent's
day and it is reporieu inai me ee i was
j most enjoyable.

Beginning Monday,
We will give

Per Cent

article purchased from our big stock of
Clocks, Jewelery, Vases and

Every article in the store is offered at this tremendous cu
Fifteen Thousand Dollars worth of high-grade goods, ne ne-every
every ne-every article of which is new and of the latest design, has

Neck Chains,
Waltham, Elgin
get first Pick.


The Leading Jeweler of Palatka.


At the session of the county commis commissioners
sioners commissioners Wednesday afternoon Judge E.
Noble Calhoun, acting as attorney for
the men who secured petition calling
for a wet or dry election in Putnam
county, presented said petition. Mr.
Calhoun made it plain that he was acting
simply in the capacity of attorney, that
he had scanned the names carefully and
compared them with the registration
' inrnis in u nim, anu auer siriKing on
I -in iiuuii-s iiiui wuic uui icgiericruu, wd.
' satisfied that the petition as presented
i was one entitled to the careful considera consideration
tion consideration of the board.
I The petition was thereupon duly filed
I with the clerk and on motion of Com Commissioner
missioner Commissioner Rogers the board deferred ao
lion on the same until Monday, toe 17tn

RemembereacTheir Employer.
The clerks andNMher employes of
Gay Bros, downtown iVtore united in the
purchase of a very prettyjold watch fob
w ith an onyx Knight TemtUjpr charm,
which they presented with thel'avcompli thel'avcompli-mcnts
mcnts thel'avcompli-mcnts and best wishes for a happirTWiit.
Year to Mr. George E. Gay. Mr. GaW
was highly pleased w ith this token of the . "
esteem of his assistants in the big busi
ness and didn't forget to tell them ao.
The boys were driven hard during the f
holiday time to supply the many wants
of customers and yet, worn out as they
were with the work, they did not over overlook
look overlook the fact that Mr. Gay was with them -working
as hard as the hardest, and that
he was one man who appreciated the
faithfulness of hi. assistants.
A quantity or reading matter was left
out to make room for late advertising.


Jan. 10,
seal this
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The Palatka News
' and Advertiser.

Christian Endeavor New.

From the "Keep Sweet" calender of

1909 the quotation is equally good (or

r k Tkii -. . ' ic v j m in Liiic uicui ui luis new year:

.r vUbl. matter of the aeco'nd class. . Ju t

Published at Palatka, Florida, on
Fridays by

Wm. A. fUSSELU Esltsi

The rumor comes from Tallahassee

that Florida and The True Democrat,

newspapers of that city, are to be con

solidated under one management, and
that Thomas Jefferson Applcyard is to
be "It." The purchase of the True Dem Democrat
ocrat Democrat will also include the state printinc

The Miami Record reports that the

mercury went down to 33 degrees at

Miami on Wednesday night and that there

was ice. The statement needs revising,
as it is impossible for ice to form with

the mercury no lower than 33. The
Record states that the whole county is
frozen up. Vegetable crops have suffer suffered
ed suffered great damage, but oranges and the

hardier fruits are uninjured.

Henry M. Flagler, the great developer
of the East Coast of Florida, celebrated
his 80th birthday last Sunday, the 2nd

inst. With the consent of Editor Frank

Harris, who has already been so dubbed,
the News would prefer to call Mr. Flag Flagler
ler Flagler the "grand old man of Florida," and
limit Mr. Harris' honors to the ncstor ncstor-thlp
thlp ncstor-thlp of the Florida newspaper field, an
honor he wears becomingly and which,
under the circumstances, is sufficient.

The democratic state executive com com-mitee
mitee com-mitee has been called together' for the
17lh inst., at Jacksonville, at which time
the date of the coming state primary will
be fixed, the fees of candidates arranged
and other matters pertaining to the com coming
ing coming primary discussed. By some it is
thought that the committee will decide
upon calling a state convention for the
purpose of defining party principles
probably the most urgent need of the
Florida democracy. The News trusts
such a convention will be arranged for
by the committee.

German excavators in the ruins of
Babylon have been looking over Nebu Nebuchadnezzar's
chadnezzar's Nebuchadnezzar's palace. The ancient city
is buried beneath the remnants of super

imposed buildings, but the tomb rO the

old civilization has been matkT to yield

its secrets. There has bfen found the
great oblong hall, with the alcove for

the throne, where BelsHazzar held the

famous feast and heard the warning voice
of the prophet. ,.Many relics of those

precursors ot toe modern public dinner

have been, discovered. The architec

t4e-i those days seems to have been

lghty. Une ot the outer wans ot tne

palace was more than 24 yards thick.

An old lady of Palatka filling a quasi
public place, has given voice to the gen

eral disgust of the public over attempts

to resurrect the now ended north pole
discussion. The old lady is the owner

of two kittens, nearly alike in size and
color and hard for the stranger to tell

Xpart, but easily distinguishable by tlieir
Vner. "What names did you give
"Jr kittens, aunty?" questioned a young

who saw her fondling them the

day. "This one," replied she.

named Tom, and this one Jerry.'

' said the young man, "you should

called one Cook and the othei

The old lady looked at her

n disgust a second, and then re-

"Not much, these are not

to work for Him, and to win souls for


We liked the Christmas ereeline of

that good weekly, the Gainesville Ele Elevator,
vator, Elevator, which said: "We wish every

one, especially the person who don't

like us, a very Merry Christmas and
many of them." "Charity for all" is
greatly needed in all of our lives, but
surely none more than by the editors,
who, like the ministers and school
teachers, find it almost impossible to
please every one.
There was a wedding on Christmas
day, when Miss Lillian Edmison and Mr.
Chas. E. Terry joined hands for a long
pilgrimage together. Both of these
young people are officers of the Presby Presbyterian
terian Presbyterian society at Auburndale, where
their home will be located. Weddings,
especially Christmas-time ones, are not
frequent enough among our Endeavor Endeavor-ers,
ers, Endeavor-ers, hence the congratulations extended
are warm ones indeed.
Christian Endeavor Day comes on
February 6th, and in Tremont Temple,
Boston headquarters, has been prepared
a special program called "The Model
Endeavorcr." One copy costs five cents
and twenty-five copies fifty cents; better
get the larger quantity and do it soon.
One thing that makes our meetings less
helpful is the lack of preparation long in
advance. All of us should as loyal mem members
bers members be glad of the opportunity for an

nually celebrating the birthday of Chris Christian
tian Christian Endeavor.

From the Palatka News we learn the

disagreeable news that the whisky pe petition
tition petition for Putnam county will be brought
up again this month. The amount of
good such a temperance advocate as the

News can do is beyond computing by us


State President Winnard has asked the

state secretary to assume all correspon

dence and program planning before the
annual convention, probably to be held
in DeLand some time in April or May.
This duty, added to the usual secretary
and department cares will make neces

sary' the cordial co-operation of Ihe com

rades in order that she mav be able to

keep these obligations satisfactorily.

The State Endeavor year ends April
1st. which means that we have entered

the last quarter in which we may be
able to make good the resolutions made
last spring at Tampa. Please report all

new societies, either Young People's,
Intermediate, Senior or Junior, when

organized promptly to us. Let us ac

complish more this quarter than in the
past six months. We can do it, and bet

ter than that, if we will but try,

1 he DeSoto County News said for the
holidays iusl passed it would remain in

its every-day dress. This brings the

question, easily answered in the affirm

alive: "Is not the cvery-week News

good enough for all of us?"

One of the pleasantest surprises coming

to our office was a cordial letter of good

wishes for the new year, from Editor

Hetherington of the Lakeland News.

We are profoundly grateful for the space

given us by several editors of weekly

papers, and all the more appreciative be

cause of the realization of how small
their papers are compared with the good
reading matter they would like to use,

if there was but more room for it.

If the scattered workers would report

how they celebrated the holidays in

their societies, especially in the giving

of sunshine to sad or lonely ones, it
would make our news-articles more help

ful for January.

Editor Newell tells in the Lake Region

many items concerning Endeavorers of

Lake and Sumter district. One mention

especially good is of the advancement of
Wallace F. Mantey in the Cunningham
Company, Jacksonville. Mr. Mantey is

the state ex-treasurer.
Grack A. TOWN8KXI)
Interlachen, Jan. 3, 1910.

1 What State Editors are
1 Saying.

Injustice) to Frank Clark
Congressman Onrk's enemies betray
the poverty cf their arguments against

his re-election when they charge him
with making "grand stand plays," be because
cause because he has again introduced in con congress
gress congress his bill to provide for the payment

to the state of Morula of nearly one mil million
lion million dollars, cotton tax illegally collect

ed by the government from our people

back in the sixties; and also because he
has reintroduced his measure to levy an
import duty on Egyptian and other long
staple cotton coming into this country
in competition with our Sea Island pro product.
duct. product. That the ends sought to be reach reached
ed reached by both these measures are much to
be desired and would be very helpful to

the people of h lorida will not be denied,

and this being true, we should be glad

to know in what other way Mr. dark

could move to reach them. He has done

the only right thing possible in the prem premises;
ises; premises; if he had done less it might have
been charged against him with some
show of reason that he had not been
sufficiently prompt and alert in renew

ing his efforts to accomplish the work
he had inaugurated at a previous session.
It is unfair in the extreme to charge him
with "grand stand playing" because he
is sticking to his purpose with such ad admirable
mirable admirable tenacity, and the people of this

district arc sure to resent such unfair

ness by re-electing him to congress.
Live Oak Democrat.
Many Looking Florida ward

Amonz our callers Monday was Prof.

J. W. Parkhill, a member of the faculty

of Lenox (Jolleec. at rlopkmton. Iowa,

Mr. Parkhill owns a large tract of land

in Levy county, and has just returned
from an inspection of his holdings,

which he says comprises some of the
most fertile lands in the state. He says
that the people of the middle west are
looking toward Florida as a future home
to a much greater extent than ever in

the history of the country, and the ex

cellent train service inaugurated from the

north and west to l lorida is doing the

state worlds of good. He speaks very
enthusiastically of the future of our state.

and says the people of his state are much

interested. Mr. Farkhill also says the

west coast of Florida is surely coming

into her own, now that the prosepective

settler is coming in and looking over

the state before making his selection of

a home in r lorida. Oca la Banner,

; ation

Morse, the former New York

and a millionaire banker,

nore than a year ago for a

the U. S. banking laws and

15 years in the federal pris-

, began serving his sentence
noon. There is a pathos

th the entrance of such

walls of a prison, his don-

the coiiYtet's parb and enforced

with murderers, -moonshin-

l thieves; yet (here is also poetic
In the fact that men who practice

of high finance for ihe purpose

teel robbery are sometimes

ith the goods" and made to

their crimes. Morse's life has

of luxurious indulgence and

ions have been among the re-

shove such a man into the.

he vulgar, the vicious off-

th, is real punishment,
of others of Morse's ilk

much in that it would

wholesome respect for


100 of the leading busi-

ufessional men of Palatka sit

ting around social supper tables at the

Athletic club on the very threshold of
' the new year, each individual thorough thoroughly
ly thoroughly imbued with a dewrmination to secure
united -effort for a Yprward movement

I the city and cpur-ty in the coming

l year, consU;"?' one of the most aus aus-piciouSjen'8
piciouSjen'8 aus-piciouSjen'8 of recent times in Palatka.
shL-lupper, arranged by the Palatka

Srd of trade, is a "feather in the cap"

hat organization, for by it the board

has practically eliminated all factional

lines and brought all citizens together
Into a united and harmonious whole for

effective work in the line of develop development
ment development This supper was the one thing
needful. The citizens of Palatka weie
never divided on the question of the
Importance and advantages of this city
and county. If Ihey have ever been at
cross purposes it has been over some
such incot sequential matter as personal
politics, but "blest be the tie that binds"
there is to be no politics in the Palatka
board of trade. It is a solid union of
business men bent on securing for the

i city and county that recognition to which

lita importance for the development of

anufacttrring industries and agricultural

hursulti entitles it an importance which

i point of manifold advantage is sec-

lad to no other section in the southland.



Should be Killed or Cured.

The News has received the following

unsigned communication:
Editor Palatka News:

'For several months a poor miserable
looking dog has been allowed to run

around the streets of Palatka suffering

with the mange. The poor creature is a
pitiful looking sight to be running
around picking up whatever food it may

find, should not some one of the pub

lic authorities take it upon themselves to

rid this dog of such a miserable life?

Certainly. If the owner of the dog
doesn't care enough for it to cure it of
the disease, then the police department

should put a period to its miserable ex

istence. Tha dog certainly should not

be allowed to run the streets, for mange

is contagious. Sulphur ointment, car

bolic-acid washes, corrosive sublimate
in weak solution, and a decoction of
tobacco, of the green leaves of Indian

poke or itchweed are all useful applica

lions, and in most cases will elfect

cure. When- the mites have been de
stroyed the dog needs liberal feeding.

and perhaps some mud tonic, like iron

A little copperas desolved in his drink
is generally sufficient. Any doctor will

tell vou how much.

But the city of Palatka is not an asylum

for man2V dours. neither is it in the ouii

ness of curincr sick ones found on the

streets. Its plain duty is to shoot.

Something Missing.

This Is J. M. ISarrie's favorite story

about Bret Hnrtc. When liartp reach

ed Glasgow after his appointment as
the American consul to that city his
finances were at a comparatively low

ebb, and instead of golug at first to a
hotel he found It expedient to seek
lodgings at once. His search led bim

to a donr Scotch, landlady, arrange

ments were made, and after leaving
bis belongings hi his new borne he
went out to look after his official du duties.
ties. duties. Upon his return that evening he
was met by the landlady. Her atti attitude
tude attitude was stern and questioning. "I've
been looking ovr your belongings, Mr.
Hnrte," she said, "but whaur's your

More Expert Soil Testimony-

William Jennings Bryan recently made

a trip to f t. Lauderdale with former Uov-

ernors Jennings and Broward. After

spending two or three hours looking
over the two million acres embraced in

the Evenrladcs drainage scheme Mr.

Bryan stated that the people of Florida
"will have a very large and productive

area of land when the drainage work

shall have been completed." This tes

timonial ought to fix all the doubting

Thomases. Starke Telegraph.

Practical Expression of Good Will

The San ford Presbyterian church at

congregational meeting last Sabbath,

Dec. iblh. gave a very practical expres

sion of regard for their pastor. Rev. J. F.

McKinnon, by voting an Increase of
three hundred dollars to his salary.

Sanford Herald.


How tha Standard of Measurement

Was Established. .
It U moat difficult for many persons

to remember the aizcn of tfcflr differ different
ent different articles of wearing ai'pnrcl. Col

lar, shirts and glove are eauy enough,
because In the iik of these it Is a
matter of artnnl Inchea. Bui the bat
and ahoe number are what puzzle

most people, -to say uothlng of the

mystery why a No. 11 mucking goes

with a No. 8 Khoe.

This last iu7zIp K however. Piixl'.y

explained. Stocking nave alwayn

been uiensuned by the Inch from heel
to toe. but the nmnlerlns of hoes

wns fixed n long lime ago by a r'renrb
man. '

The I'retichniMii permanently fixed

the numbers of fur nil r.urope

and America. He arbitrarily deviucu

that no human C-;l could possibly he
smaller than three Hiid seven-cUlitl)

Inches. So, culling this point aero, ne
allowed one-third of nil inch to a size
and accordingly bu'.tt up his scale, it

follows therefrom that a man cannot
find out the number of bis own shoe
unless be be an expert arithmetician

Even tbeu be Is likely to go wrong.

because all the shoe experts allow for
the weight of the Individual and the
hnlld of his foot before they try to

determine what size shoe be ought to

As far as women's shoes are con

cerned the problem is still more diffi

cult, because many of the manurac manurac-turers
turers manurac-turers Instead of keeping to the regu

lar scale have marked down their

numbers one or two sizes in order to
capture easily flattered customers. For
this reason moat dealers ask out of

town customers to send an old shoe
with their orders.

The system of measuring hats is
much simpler. Any man can tell what

size be wears simply by adding we

width and length of tbe inner brim

and then dividing by two. Orders can

also be sent to the shopkeeper by

stating the circumfereuce of the bead.

-Boston Globe.

fit 5e . "woor.ose oozzec.t. " '


are the only kind we

I handle.
I You can find anything
here usually carried in a

r nrat-ciass grocery store,
innliirlinfT t.ha wull-lcnnwn

Curtis Bros, and

I Royal Scarlet Erand
rt rannal (LrirA c

Our line of
Butter and Cheese
has no equal in Palatka.
Our customers will tell
vou the same thing.
Phone No. 84.

1 17. A. Herryday Co.

Dealers Id

Crate : Material
of all Kinds.
Fruit and.
"Wraps. -
Palatka, Florida.

One on the Protsssor.
One sarcastic college lecturer has
got his deserts. A frequently inatten inattentive
tive inattentive member of bis class nppeured to
be drawing in bis notebook perhaps a
caricature of the instructor.
The lecturer paused and asked Im Impressively,
pressively, Impressively, "Do you tblnk that scrib scribbling
bling scribbling you are doing is Important?"
"I dou't know sir, I'm sure." respond responded
ed responded the youth. "I was taking down
what you were saying."
Ferseverance Is more prevailing than
violence, and many things whfl'b can cannot
not cannot be overcome wben they are to together
gether together yield themselves up wben taken
little by little. Plutarch.

Late repentance is seldom true, but
true repentance Is never too late. Venning.

Need of Drainage.
Whatever is to the best interest of the
state, and county, is what every fair
minded citizen should advocate. The
United States government was looking
to the best interests of this state when it
gave Florida her swamp and overflowed
lands for the purpose of draining and de developing
veloping developing the state. Yes, twenty million
seven or eight hundred thousand acres
of land was given to the state by the
United States, for drainage, reclamation
and internal improvement.
What has the state done and who did
There has been a grab and a graft
whereby millions and millions of acres
of those lands have been appropriated
and obtained without any move what whatever
ever whatever towards their drainages, but worst
of all those same corporations and capi capitalists
talists capitalists who obtained those lands by the
assistance of the politicians and news newspapers
papers newspapers work against drainage and have
virtually destroyed what drainage laws
we did have. O yes, they too advocate
drainage, but oppose every move in that
.The Etoniah Canal and Drainage Co.,
was the first to organize under state
laws to drain swamp and overflowed
lands. That company received a legis legislative
lative legislative grant of thirty five thousand acres
of overflowed lands in the four town townships
ships townships in which they were to operate but
the I. I. Board deeded said lands to a
wealthy lumber company who had no
thought of drainage, therefore the first
attempt to drain any of the swamp and
overflowed lands within the meaning of

the act whereby t lorida received over

twenty millions of acres, was crowded
out, and the charter was sold to an ad advertising
vertising advertising colony scheme, which estab established
lished established Florahome, and we want to say

to the people of Putnam county that the
Etoniah drainage is not a sand flat
where potatoes and celery will grow by
being highly fertilized, but that it is a

rich quality of muck land that has pro

duced this year over eighty bushels of
corn to the acre without fertilizer; Irish

potatoes and other crops accordingly.

Also we have had the very best of gar gardens
dens gardens during the late dry spell, without
irrigation, as muck draws its moisture
from the water level below, therefore a
heavy ro'- will not make it wet, nor a

drouth v. ill not make it dry, if the water

level is kept a few feet below tbe sur
face. Australian.

Florahome, Jan. 3d, 1910.

Tha Last Great Priza.
As we growolder and the shadows
begin to lengthen and the leaves which
seemed so thick in youth above eur
heads grow tblu and show tbe sky be beyond,
yond, beyond, and as those in tbe ranks In
front drop away, and we come in sight,
as we all must, of the eternal rifle pits
beyond, a man begins to feel that
among the really precious things of
life, more lasting and more substantial
than many of the objects of ambition
here, is tbe love of those be loves and
the friendship of those whose friend friendship
ship friendship he prizes. Henry Cabot Lodge.

$100 Reward 100,

Tho readers of this paper will be pleased to

learn that there 1b at iai one dreaded dlneaee

that science has been able to cure in all Its
9 apes, and that la Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh
i n re Is the only positive cur now known to
tbe medical fraternity. Catarrh being a con constitutional
stitutional constitutional disease, requires a constitutional
treatment Hall's Catarrh Cur Is taken In

ternally, acting directlv upon the bhfod and

muoouK nirfaces of the system, thereby des

troying tbe foundation of tbe disease, and gt-

int tne patient srrnetn oy nuiiaing

constitution and assisting nature in doing Its

Your Hair
Is it inclined to run awSr?
Don't punish It with a cruel
brush and comb! Feed it, nour nourish
ish nourish it, save it with Ayer's Hair
Vigor, new improved formula.
Then your hair will remain at
home, on your head, where it
belongs. An elegant dressing.
Keeps the scalp healthy.
Doa not change the color of the hah.

formula with eaoh bottlt

Show it to your
Ask him about It.

then do as ho aays


We certainly believe this, or we would
not say so. Ayer's Hair Vigor, as now

made from our new improvea tormuia,
is a great preparation for the bair tni
scalp. Stops falling hair. Cures dan
druft. Promotes the growth of hair.
Kutt by th 1. 0. Arr Co.. LowtU, Mui.

No Boxas Far Two.

Telephone girls sometimes , glory Id

their mistakes if there Is a joke in con

sequence. The story is told by a tele

phone operator in one of the Boston

exchanges about a man who asked her
for tbe number of a local theater. He

got the wrong number, and without

asking to whom be was talking be
said, "Can 1 get a box for two to


A startled voice answered him at tbe
other end of the line, "We don't have

boxes for two."

"Isn't this the theater?' he called


"Why, no," was the answer; "this Is

an undertaking shop."

Be canceled his order for a "box

for two."

Lame Every Morning
A Bad Back is Always Worse in

the Morning. Palat&a reopie
are Finding Relief.

A back that aches all day and

causes discomfort at night is usually

worse in the morning. Makes you

feel as if you hadn t slept at all.

Can't cure a bad back until you
cure the kidneys. Dean's Kidney

Pills cure sick kidneys make you
feel better, work better, rest better

and sleeD better.

Permanent cures in Palatka prove

the merit of Doan's.

Mrs. 0. W. Murdock, Tenth St.,

Palatka, Fla., says: "I am glad to
give Doan's Kiduev Pills my en

dorsement, in order to lt my neigh neighbors
bors neighbors know of the benefit I have de

rived from their use. I whs a suffer

er from backache and kidney trouble

for some time and 1 was causeu

much misery by too frequent pn

sages of the kidney secretions. My

back ached and pained me so severe

ly that 1 could hardly gt around
and In the niornintr upon rising I

was so lame and stiff that I round it
difficult to dress. I finally read

ohonl rinun'a If Iflnnv Pilla and tiro

cured them at J. H. Haughtou's drug
store. They removed the lameness

and backache and regulated the pas
saires of the kidney secretions. 1

now feel better in every way and I

give Doan's Kidney Pills the sole

credid "


Cream Vermifuge



work. Tlie proprietors havepo milch fnth in its

curative powers that they offer One Hundred
DollArs for any case that It fails lo cure. Send
for Hat of testimonials.
t. 1. CHENEY a 00., Toledo, 0
Take HU'a Family Pills for ooosUpatlea.

Ballard'Snow Liniment Co
Bold byACkerman-Htewart Drug Co.
and J. U. Haughtoa.


it hat so many utaa that It to
nionMlty oa tvtry lira.

Destroys All Disease Germs

rom sau by

kDrug Co.


I Palatka's New
Hardware Store
j J.8 now opeu with a specially selected line of
! Decorated Chinaware, Cutlery, etc.

General Hardware, Crockery,
Sash, Doors and Blinds.
, Just received fine line of Stoves and Ranges.

Lemon St.

Old Loeb Stand.

Putnam Pliaimacy e-
Drugs, Chemicals, Druggist Sundries and
FRESH GARDEN SEED Agents Mallorjr Steamship Line

Administrator's Notice.

iv a

from the date hereof, I. H9 Administrator of
the estuteO. O. Long, deceased, will apply
by petition to the County Judue of Putnam

(lounty, Florida, for leave nnd authority to

to sell tne following aeserined real estate ne ne-lonulnif
lonulnif ne-lonulnif to the estate of said O. O. I.on!, de

ceased, towlt: Lot Two (! In Hloclc Hlxty Hlxty-eight
eight Hlxty-eight (68i. in the Town of Welaka, Putnam
county, Florida. J. A. flUTUHlNHON,

ll-zo-M Administrator.
Palatka, Florida, Nor. lath, ltrne.

New and Up-to-Date
Furniture and
House Furnishing Goods
at very low prices
Go to
R. S. Mooney,
Palatka, Florida.

Undertaking and Embalming.

European Restaurant,
Furnished Rooms,
Hot and Cold Baths,
Palfttks. Fla.


Soct. and Treas.

The G. Loper Bailey Go

Fire Insurance:
Leading American and Foreign
Life Insurance:
The Old Reliable "Germania
Life" of New York
Marine Insurance:
The Leadimg Companies

All Claims Promptly

iv Settled.

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'Crescent City News

For Holiday
We have an especially
fine display of High Grade
Stationary in Boxes.
Togethe Vith a choice
lot of 1 1
There ar(il80 many
other arti.!8 suitable for
the Christmas season.
We are headquarters for
Cigars and Smokers
Big Assortment of
Florida Post Card
Lounds Drug Go.
Crescent City.
a - H
Grove Hall,
a Crescent City's popular hotel, g
0 renovated, clean and airy. Is b
B again open for the season under t
n the management of Wm. C g
In the midst of the best or- g
S an ice arrowing section of Florl- E
B da. Fine boating, fishing and C
3 bird shooting. Beautiful views g
g of Cresceut Lake from hotel E
B verandas Handy to steam- D
5 boat landing. Board by week g
1 and month at reasonable rates. E
S Caters to Nort hern tourists. C
a Write for terms. E
. - , Crescent City, Florida. O
Southfield Hotel,
Crescent City t Florida.
Season 1909-10.
Rates $1.50 per day up.
Weekly and monthly rates on
S. A. KINNARD, Proprietor.
Hotel Fronts Lake aud Park Park-Pleasant
Pleasant Park-Pleasant Rooms
Cusiue Unsurpassed.
Creaoent City, Fla.
The Howe property "Ures "Ures-cent
cent "Ures-cent Hill" Is now on the mar market.
ket. market. Particular attention given to
Creaoent City property listed
with me.
Ju.. I- Spencer,
Offloe KeWnc on Prospeot strut
i foent Oltv. Florida
i .
Crescent City Transfer Co.,
all final no ilrABArilt. C.ltV JlintV
mpw Va.iu w " " liia k antwilnfmAnt
JgV'u Maai vj ai-wtuv
BV 8. M. LAB REE. Manager
St Johns River by Daylight
Tha Beach & Killer Line
- Steamer CRESCENT. -
Learas Jacksonville on Tuesdays, Tnuredayi
and Saturdays at S:80 a. M. for Green Cove.
Palatka, Orescent City and principle Way
Returning, leaves Cresont Oily on WedneS'
days, Fridays and Mondays at S:Ufl a. m.
Jacksonville wharf foot of Laura Street.
Telephone 288S.
Pslatka wtaarf foot of Lemon Street.
E. T. CLARK, Traffic, Manager,
Jacksonville, Fla.
Barber Shop.
All work done in first-class manner.
Try ua and you'll corns again.
. B. B. Harris, Agt.
Wntir of Anollcatlon for Tax Tleed.""
Ntira is hereby slvcn that Melrose Viinn
factoring Co. .purchaser of tax certificate No.
114 dated the 1st day of June, A. I).
has filed said certtneate In my office, and
has made ppVUon for tax deed to Issue
In accordance with law. Bald certificate
embraces the following described property
situated in Putnam county, Florida, to-wlt:
liOtS 0. a ami IV, ftenui iiu wuiwp jrac.
Antinn SO. townshlo 9 s.'rnne e. SI acres.
The said land being awstted at the date of
the Issuance of such certificate lu the name
of O. P. Prouty.
iTi.ii.ts maid certificate shall be redeemed
acco-dlnit to law, tax deed will Issue thereon
on tne Snth day of January, A. 1. 11(10.
Witness my official sli?nature and seal this
the Jltn day ot Decemoer, a. ij.
IBeaiJ nimiw iiunjniiiiwn,
. Olerk Olroult Uonrt Putnam Jo , Fla
By J.O. Balls. D.O.
Department of tb Interior.
U. 8. Lard Orrios at GAisisvrLi.s, Fla.
November JMh. 1909.
Wntlce Is herebv given that Elizabeth His-
ir. f,f McRae. Florida, who. on Hcntember
Int. lWt. made Homestead Kntry No. Xism,
(Herlal Number 0ls,) for WS of Ne.
Hm-tlcn 28. Township S, south. RanRe
east, Tallahassee Meridian, has filed notice
intention to make Final Oommiitatlon
Proof, to establish claim to the land aliova
described before the I'lerk of the Circuit,
Court, at Palatka, Florida, on the 6th day
of January, 110.
Claimant names as witnesses:
K. R.O'inway, o Harlem, Klorlda.
W O. Bundv, of 'iramlln, Florida.
j M. (Strickland, of F lorn home, Florida.
p B. Prevatt, or McOne, Florida.

Personal and Social.

CourtUnd Middieton of Pomona was I
a visitor in the city last week. -
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Appleby have re
turned to their home in South Carolina.
Miss Kate Crawford spent the holi
days with her mother, Mrs. W. R.
Saunders. "
The Misses . Woodward, who have
been spending the holidays here, re
turned to Jacksonville Monday.
John Wendle Marley and William
Gaylord Munn, of Cumberland, Md.
are among the latest arrivals at Grove
Mrs. C. P. Hale of Denver, Colo., ar
rived on Thursday of last week accom
panied by her mother, and the ladies
are with Mr. Hale at Grove Hall.
Dr. Warren L. King, wife and family
of two children have moved into the
Cowles house on Main street, and ex expect
pect expect to remain until summer. They
come from Quincy, 111.
rr . ,
ne new ans.ocracy now making i
sucn .ranuc lor recognition in
Crescent City is the result of a thunk
t e . - i I in ine neau oi a 4 a , " I
wearing , ojnai. ine compos.uon o
me ouna is mree paris coansn ana one
of colic. It is to laugh at the strut
Miss Mildred Hill, who has been
spending the Christmas vacation with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Hill, left
on Monday for St. Augustine, where
she Is a pupil in the St. Joseph's Convent.
Mr. Hill accompanied his daughter, ex-
pecting to return the following day.
Mr. and Mrs. K. Borson took a party
of friends to Palatk. on their launch
Wednesday, returning in the evening,
The guests included Rev. and Mrs. J. C. I
Dorward. Mr. and Mrs. Smith Cobb of
Albany, N. Y., Mrs. W. H. Fuller and
Miss White of Live Oak.
John McCormick, senior of the big
New York fruit commission house of
McCormick, Hubbs & Co., who have
extensive grove holdings here, was ex-
peeled to arrive this week for an ex-1
tended stay at Greve Hall. The people
of Crescent City are always glad to see
Mrl McCormick.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Preston took .
oartv 16 Paatka on Thursdav n eht to
attend the New Year's dance of the
it,i.i n..u iUn r;n k; m.t
Mr. Preston's elegant and commodious
new launch. It was a cold night, but
all in the party were as comfortable as
they could have been in their own
home. Supper was served on the boat
going and lunch on the return.
H. F. Johnson formerly of this place,
and who in the later years conducted a
wheelwright and blacksmithing shop at
Grovesdale, but who was obliged to
give up owing to ill health, writes from
Wildwood that his health is gradually
returning and that he will probably re reengage
engage reengage in business at Coleman, Fla.
This will be pleasant news to all Mr.
Johnson's old friends.
Hon. and Mrs. Geo. L. Thompson
and their son, Richmond, of Kings Park,
Long Island, arrived last week at Grove
Hall. Mr. Thompson, who Is a member
of the general assembly of New York
was obliged to return to his legislative
duties at Albany, but Mrs. Thompson
and son will remain some time, hoping
for the speedy return to health of the
boy, in whose interest the. trip is taken.
Mrs. J. L. Burton is recovering slowly
from a severe illness.
The special evangelistic services now
being conducted at the Presbyterian
church by Rev. Dr. C. L. Work, pastor
evangelist of the Florida Presbytery,
are attracting large audiences nightly
and are bound to result in a more active
spiritual life In the place. Dr. Work
wilt probably continue the meetings
through the coming week. He is an
earnest and interesting preacher.
The advantaees of Crescent City as .
section for the growing of citrus fruits
was never more thoroughly demon
strated than during the cold of last
week. At points more than 100 miles
south the mercury went three and four
degrees lower than at this place, and at
many places south there Is no question
of the destruction of the fruit crop.
Here very many of the growers have
been unable to determine the extent of
damage, . large part of the fruit showing
no signs of injury.
The Southfield Bible Conference (now
called the Florida Bible Conference)
will hold its sessions in the auditorium
this year from February 26 to March 6th,
inclusive. The speakers thus far en engaged
gaged engaged are Rev. Dr. C- 1. Scofield, of
Dallas, Texas, editor of the new Sco
field Reference Bible, and Rev. L. S.
Chafer, president-secretary of the asso-
Alalinn Thar, u-, 1 1 .1., ka tmc twit ainor.
tir . , . . .
crs. Wm. C. Norton of this place Is
one of the trustees of the association,
from whom further particulars may be
Hon. W. H. Cook of Pomona spent
a portion of Sunday in town where he
was the guest at dinner of his niece,
Mrs. W. M. Miller. Mr. Cook is a large
crove operator at Pomona, and besides
his own property has the care of much
, ,,,t.. n rannria trial
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( flrorl In hi. cor-tln V..VB tin.
r,:nnnKli Inri lltnlr 1 r. rile nWII

UUC3IIVU.MI1 ...... I.u.h auu.uvn.
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grove be naa maae preparations lor jus.
such an emergency as the late freezing
weather by piling wood in the center
space for each four trees- and having
these piles ready to apply the match on
the first indication that the cold was
passing the danger mark. He had plen
ty of wood In reserve. The fires were
started on Wednesday night and all
through that and the following night
were kept going. Mr. Cook states that
as a result he has saved all of the 3000
boxes remaining on the trees in his

Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Gowen and Miss

Gowen entertained I good sized launch
party on Mr. Gowen' launch last San-
day afternoon, going to St Johns Park,
where the party walked about that pret pretty
ty pretty spot and viewed the many improve improvements.
ments. improvements. Among the guests were Mr. and
Mrs. B. F. Tillinghast, Mr. and Mrs. E.
H. Williams, Miss Tillinghast, Miss Car-
dell Williams Mr. W. F. Glynn and Mr.
Dave Gautier.
The Cold Hurt Some.
The cold of last Wednesday and
Thursday nights wrought considerable
damage to thte orange industry in Cres Crescent
cent Crescent City anp its envirous. The dam damage
age damage was confined to the fruit on the
trees, the trcbs themselves being unin
jured. ' Just now serious was the loss to
the ungathered crop, will require a few
days to tell. In some localities all hope
I of saving any has been abandoned. In
other parts, more protected, the best
I judges hold to the view that considera considerable
ble considerable fruit remains unhurt.
The Crescent City crop this year has
been estimated at 200,000 boxes. Of
hi. .mt nmhahlv ivtn-ihlrds had
j-.w - -
Deen lorwaraea.
na T . .1 I !LI
ine mercury on weunesuay
went to 22 degree along the ridge part of
town. In some outlying sections of the
w 2
Qn Thursd nlgh, the tempenlture
I, ,Q w,h , iecziDg tenlperature
I - "
from n p. m. to (, m. That is a long
period of reeling weather for this sec
and on thig nlgh, that lhe
, . . . i t,..i,
tne (mit came through the greater cold
0f Wednesday night unharmed, only to
riceive . knock-out blow by the less
5evere cold of the following night
many places the oranges, if frosted
at t wcre go little damaged that ex
perts are unable to detect. They know
that other fruit, not a great distance
away, had Ice in it for they saw the
ice, and that the balance should be dam
a red if they are not. All agree that by
the middle of next week the status of
these iceless oranges can be determined
Many of the most Intelligent growers
are of the opinion that a goodly percent-
age of the crop will be found markela
A large part of the grapefruit is
thought to be all right. Tangerines are
quickest to show damage, as the water
shows between the sections where they
have been frosted. The editor of the
News personally saw many tangerines
ni" no1 oeen irosicu at
were sngntiy aamagea, ana many oauiy.
Natural protection due to location had
to do in preserving much of the fruit.
David Dawes, whose fine grove is in
the north end, says most of his ff lit was
ruined. He bad shipped but little, if
L. A. Hurlbut had shipped about half
the crop on his 30 acre grove. He in
clines to the opinion that much of It
was uninjured.
E. H. Williams has shipped the fruit
from 35 of his 40 acres of bearing trees.
He is satisfied that conssderable of the
fruit on the trees will show up all right.
McCormick, Hubbs & Co's groves
had about 12,000 boxes ungathered.
This firm is . heavy loser.
. L. Burton thinks the bulk of his
1,000 ungathered boxes are gone.
C. P. Hale's grove was equipped with
stoves between the trees, and these
were fired well the first night but ne neglected
glected neglected somewhat the second. It is be
lieved that Mr. Hale has saved the major
part of his crop.
Mr. Chase of Chase St Co. made an
inspection of the firm's grove property
here on Friday, and ordered suspension
0f shipments until he could with cer-
talniv determine the condition of the
fruit. He inclines to the opinion that
much of it Is damaged.
I Many growers re fortunate in that
they had already shipped or sold all, or
the bulk of their crops'. Others, many
of whom could illy afford to lose, had
shipped little. The losses fell unequal-
ly. To him that had not, was taken
I away even that which he had.
I But even the heaviest losers are phil-
osophlcal. They are not whining.
The News feels sure that some of the
i fruit will yet be found firm, though
there is no question but that the bulk of
'e crop now on the trees was damaged.
Mr. and Mrs. loel Jenkins of Mont
clair, N. J., are again occupying their
cosy home for the season, l hey were
accompanied by Mrs. Baker,
Mr. and Mrs. F. Ballard of Syracuse,
N. Y.. are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. t.
F. Sullivan. They are housekeeping in
the Ballard cottage.
Mr. and Mrs. Harper of Georgetown
were the guests of their parents. Mr.
and Mrs. J. C. S. Basford, over the holi
Horace Prior or Jacksonville was .
visitor in town recently.
The Lake Como Dramatic Club gave
an entertainment in their new hall the
28th. Quite a good crowd was present,
in spite of the cold weather.
-ru.. ni
1 part was a concert. There was singing
, n Mitr-hll nH Dr Mill,
aBA Maini of Svracuse. N. Y.. who are
all artists. A violin solo by Miss Hel-
man ot Austria, was exauisuety ren
dered, receiving great applause, playing
an encore. The accompanist was Mrt.
A. P. DeWolf. Recitations by Miss C
Havmart. Mrs. R. Blood and C C hum
van were greatly enjoyed. This was
followed by a farce, called "This Paper
for Sale, which caused much merri
mcnt. Those taking part, were miss
cico ivioniar as lyoe-writcr snu biviiuk
k, Hrfl r.m ,lilnr C.
' ."VT . r. '
I Sullivan ana u. a. ruiyoon coinposiiora,
I I I . ,l,,n. nf
, . , .1 ti
co.or , wno f-i- - r -
lnsr was wen uune uy ati. LnuuiiK iui
Wed. This is the first of a series
entertainments which will be given this
Everybody knows it has been cold.
Beautiful Women.
Phi m D cheeks, flushed with the
anft clow of health and a pure coin-
nlvxion. make all woman neautuui.
Takua small d"se of Heroine after
each meal; it will prevent constipa
tion and help digest what you huvt
tt n.
Sold by Ackerman-Stewart Drnp
Co,, and J. H. haughton. ,

1 White Fly Eradicated
' Orange growers In this section of the
state may rest assured that the dreaded
cirrus white fly, which hat Infested
northern orchards, will not reach south
of Tehachcpi. The Citrus Protective
League has received a communication
from J. W. Jeffrey, State Commission of
Horticulture, that all danger of infection
from the white fly, which was found at
Marysville, Oroville and Bakersfield is
He reports that the extermination of
the pest at Oroville and Bakersfield was
thoroughly executed. A recent careful

examination of orchards has failed to
reveal even one specimen of the pest.
At Marysville, where circumstances
prevented an ideal campaign, occasional
larvae were found for eighteen months
after defoliation was complete, but con continued
tinued continued defoliation by hand, aided by the
elements, has at last apparently exter-
minated the pest in that vicinity.
Experts from Florida, where orchards
are swarming with the while fly, nave
been here investigating methods of ex extermination
termination extermination and have returned home to
wage the war upon the pest in their
Citrus fruit growers will be glad to
knnw that thA rwct wh rh la rptrarneri
as more dangerous than all the others
combined, has been successfully com-
bated. Facif ic t rmt World.
si.Hfi Sitaiili ii.u-
,nkui In nunlal.ment nnlv hai.
child in actually bad. Some mothers
think that all crying is badnesB, it's
nor. vvnen your oaoy cries, iook
fi r pins or some external cause, if
mi CHirt find them give the baby
White's Cream Vermifuge as the
chances am it is suffering from
norms which keep it hungry and
cross all the time. Pleasant to take
ure in it's action.
Price 26 cents.
Sold by Ackerman-Stewart Drag
Co., ana J. H. Haughton.
Bank Tsller Was Silenetd
Paid tha Money.
A lady with a severe aud determined
looking face aud in vuone eyes there
was a gleam o( triumph entered a
bank and presented a check to the
paying teller.
"I'm very sorry to trouble you, mad
am," said the bank teller politely, "out
you'll have to be Identified." He push
ed the check across the marble slab
toward her as he spoke.
"Identified!" repeated the lady.
'What does that mean? Isn't the
check good?"
The bank man did not smile, for this
was the thirty-seventh lady who had
asked this question that day.
have no doubt It la," be said, "but
I don't know you. Do you know any anybody
body anybody In the bank?"
'Why, I'm Mrs. Weatberiey!' ex
claimed the lady. "Didn't you see my
name on the check? See, here it Is."
The teller shook bis head wearily,
"You must be Identified," be insist
ed. "You must bring somebody who
knows you." The lady drew herself
"That check." she said with dignity,
'was given me by my husband. There's
bis name ou It. Do you know blm?"
I do," said the teller, "but I don't
know you."
"Then," said the lady, "I'll show you
who 1 am. My husband is a tall man
with reddish hair. His face la smooth
shaven. He bas a mole on one cheek
and looks something like a gorilla.
some people say, but I don't think so.
When be talks be twists bit mouth to
one side, and one of bis front teeth la
missing. He wears a No. IS collar, a
No. 0 shoe and won't keep bis coat
buttoned. He's the hardest man to get
money out of you ever saw. It took
me three days to get tbls check." The
bauker waved bis band.
I guess It's all right." be said. 'Tut
your name right there no, on the back,
not the face." Galveston News.
The Meanest Man in Town
lit the one who always wears a frown,
is cross and disaitreeable, and is
abort and aliam in his answers,
Nine cases out of ten It's not tne
poor fellows fault, it's his liverand
difestion that make him feel so
miserable, ne can t nein oeitiR uiaiv
trreaAnin. Ars vou lu tlHUKnr ui net,' into that condition? Then
start at once taktnir Ballard's Her
bine for your liver the safe, sure
and reliable vegetable regulator.
Sola bv Ackerman-stewari urug
J.. wd J. H. Haughton.
Treubls Ahead.
A north country coroner is said to b
waiting the suicide of a local poet wbs
arrnta ahntlt plainlnaT "tb tWO tretDU-
0us hands" of ms laajiove, oui wuicu
- fh. nrlnler mnoe to reau mo iwi- irr-
G..'.. Hall
meOUOBi Uanita. ua" "'"
, ,
I A Quaar Quastion,
' Bml,. ,., ,he aool-What U
of that finny looking bird, papa? raps
- - - . ...
-Tbat'is a bald eagle. Harold. Small
Harold-How losg does an eagle bare
to be married before he gets bald.
papa 1 Chicago News.
Usually Has To.
"Sav. naw. what Is a genlusr
"A geulus la a man who can do his
own washing, sewing and cooking.
boy."-Louisvtlle courier-Journal.
Weak men never yield at the proper


Incident In the Career of an Old
Time Opera Manager.
It Cam at a Tim Whan Max Was
Broke and tha Sheriff Had Levied
Up of) All His Stage Properties Mm.
Maretzek's Thank to the Carpenter.
In the old days In New York city,
before there was a Metropolitan or a
Manhattan Opera Hous and when the
center of the theatrical world was
around Fourteenth street, Max Maret-
aek and Strakoacb were prominent at
tha old Academy of Music. There was
a keen rivalry between them. Stra
koacb bad NUason, and MareUek was
exploiting Dl Murska.
By some error of dates both were
booked for New York at the same
time. Strakosch was at the Academy
and Maretzek. having closed a poor
season elsewhere, bad halted In New
York before going to Philadelphia and
secured a week at the Lyceum theater
on Fourteenth street There were
strong bills at both places. Each man
ager bad bis friends, and the bill
posters bad a busy time of it. A round
of bills for one company was no sooner
posted tbnn the rival billposter cov covered
ered covered up the poster with tbe rival com
pany's sheets.
At last, for the matinee on Satur
day, bills at both bouses were sudden
ly changed, every vacant fence place
plastered over quickly, and with a
pelting storm In tbe morning tbe man managers
agers managers began to put out "paper" to fill
the houses. Alfred Joel was tbe busl-
bess man for Maretzek and an adept
at "papering" when necessary. With
a house packed from parquet to gal
lery Joel had counted the boxes, found
only $100 In tbe bouse and announced
It to Max when the curtain fell be
tween tbe acts.
This was serious to Max. Tbe ever
ready money lender who had "put up
for him" had a lien on tbe box office, n
sheriff's officer was In waiting on tbe
stage, and it was a question of re replevin
plevin replevin before tbe properties and cos costumes
tumes costumes could be liberated to follow the
company to Philadelphia early next
Well, Alfred." quietly said Max. "I
guess I'm used to trouble. But there
Is a good, big house anyway!" Then.
turning to his wife, who was tbe harp
ist of the orchestra, he clasped both
her bands, kissed her and remarked:
'Let your Angers do their best. I
want to hear you play. It does my
heart good, you know, even when
there's trouble."
There was bustling after tbe per
formance. Legal talent was at a pre premium,
mium, premium, creditors were obdurate, every everything
thing everything that was supposed to be Msret-
sek'a was temporarily in "hock," and
Mme. Maretsek In tears, with longing
looks at the harp she valued.
Tbe scene of negotiations was trans
ferred to the greenroom just as the of
ficers making tbe levy were searching
for more, and when their backs were
turned the old a lags carpenter hurried
Mme. Maretsek away, then called her
hack aaaln Ave minutes after and
pointed to tbe orchestra.
Tbe harp had disappeared. Clearing
out everything on Sunday morning.
while the boxes of properties were be-
Ins taken away. Max and his wife
stood In the center of tbe darkened
stase. Both were crying. Tbe Instru
ment tbey valued most bad tieeu taken
from them. Other things had been
liberated, but no harp, and with a
scene of crief that no others than
themselves could have appreciated
ther were silent.
Then Old Man uuernsey atooa Be
tween tbem and wared bis hand above
them into space. There were a creak
ing of pulley wheels, an injunction
from tbe carpenter to "loos out tor
your beads," and, lowered from above.
came Mme. Maretxek's oarp, lanaing
on tbe stage between tbem.
Now you've got It again, get It
awar quick: ' saio uuernsey. oioy
crying and be thankful. That's all.'
Ha moved off wttnout waiting ror
thanks, aud a pathetic scene with Max
and his wife closed tbe incident. To
them tbe barp was as a part of them
selves. To lose It was more than a
misfortune, and In a broken voice the
lady called the carpenter back to her.
Please let the barp tnauk you,
said she, "and listen. It will speak
with hit bands on this Sunday morn
She placed herself beside it. seated
on a box, auo, wuu sume iutu
chased sway tears, gave for a moment
or two. as only sbe could give It, the
air of the doxology, "Praise God,
Prom Whom All Blessings How."
New York Times.
Vou feel as If vou had ont face too
many when you have Neuralgia,
don't vou? Save the face, you nmy
nenri i'f : but iret rid of the Nesural-
gia by applying Ballard's Snow Lini Liniment.
ment. Liniment. Finest thmif in the world for
rheumatism, neuraluia, ourns, cuts,
scalds, lame back and all pains.
Sold by AoKerman-stewari lirng
Co,, and J. H. Hauirhton.
Knaw Har Stylt.
Buitor But you haven't asked me
yet whether or not I can make a liv
ing for your daughter. Father Nevei
mind, Henry. If you marry her sue ll
see to that.-Chleago News.
Bettsr Lata Than Nsvsr.
"I hope tbls proposal of mine hasn't
taken yon completely by surprise, dear
"Well, yes. It has. J long ago aban
doned all idea of lt"-Life. t
The annual meeting of the stock
holders of the Bank of Crescent City,
will be held at the Bank in the City of
Crescent City, on the third Tuesday In
January at o'clock a. m. lvlO.
Dee. 20th 10. Cashier.
12 24 41.
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I, at en.i llii, .'a ll'VTlilt'l ir.iv ;m-i
.-l il.,
result lriretl. Tbev net mt;d!v
t ,i,i the howa-i In rf. ci ly
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nit rhlr .rrivnl or departure at the timaa .tated la not auarantead nor la urte Contain,
t.ihi. lor any dvl.y or any consequence ariains therefrom.

r, 1 il rHfc LOCAL I'lME CARD OK O 1
: xtl S f- it. General Paaeenger Aen:
itvcrytning in iiiicninery ine mui
i5j SAVE

Mccormick, hubbs & co.
279 Washington Street, NEW YORK.

Volley of Application lor Tux Deed.
Notice Is hereby clven that J. O. Strtek-
iHml, purchaser of Tax tYrtlfleute No. 5,
JnU-ft the 1st tiny of July, A. I. Iy07,
'ins Med said certificate in my onlce, and
hns made application for tax deed to issue
in accordaiue with law. Said certificate
niliraces the following descrihed urouerty
iltimted In Putnam county, Florida, to-wit:
H'oi n'W oi nw1. section ar, townsuipB
9. runge24e. iiO acres.
Tne saiu lanu oeuig assessea aunt? uaieoi
the Issuance of such certillcute in the name
of Mrs. K. B.Porter. Unless suid certificate
shall be redeemed according to law, tax deed
win issue i nereon on ine znu any oi reo.
A. I). 1910.
witness mvomclal sfifnatuieand seal this
the lst day of lec ,
Clork Olrcut Ooart Putnam OoM Fla.
To. owners of
Farms and Homes.
If you wish to sell to good north
ern buverf, sena lull description.
(oration, number of sores, improve improvements,
ments, improvements, quality of soil, distance to
miliotd Mtation, title, heallhfuluees,
lowest price, terms to I'lnft, R. Spen Spen-oer,
oer, Spen-oer, 1193 Broadway. New York.

Send Us
Your next Order For
We will please you
not only in the
of work,
but in .
the PRICE.

1 rv us and

News Job
Palatka, Fla.

Corrected to Sept. 1, 1909

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north of Jacksonville la hand 11
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supplies carriea in stock here.

we nave xne largesi cno mosi coin.
plete line of Machinery and Millar
plies in the south, but yvg HAvrtto
FECTLY PERFECTLY Satisfied customers;, write
for Catalogue and pm cest We cam

Notice of Application tor Tax Deed.
Notice Is hereby given that J. J. Buther-'
land 6 Co., purchaser of Tax Certificate No.
dated tlie 6th day of July, a. d. INxT, hat

filed said certificate In my office, and hnvj
made application for tax deed to Issue In atf
cordanco with law. Hald certificate e. ?-

braces the following described property V j
uated In rutnani county, Florida, to-w .
Lot 12, book 21. page 2(15, Section 86, t wn wn-shlp
shlp wn-shlp 10 , range 27 e 38 acres.
The said land being assessed at the r'.ate of
the Issuance of such certificate in tl tiama
of A.McCallum. Unless said certlfl shall
be redeemed according to law, i- deed will
issue thereon on It he 17th day ((January,
A. II. 11)10.
Witness my official slgnatureiand seal tbls
the nth day of Ueeember, A. I. mift.
Clerk ClrouttOottrt Putnam Co., Fla.
Bv J.O. Bulls D.O.

Velvet Bean H tillers.
New the Peerless best ever made.
No. 3 (hand) $30.00, hulls 5 to 8 bus. per
hour. No. 4 (2 h. power) $65.00, hulls
15 to 25 bus. No. 2 for cow peas only
N. L. Willet Seed Co.
Augusta, Ga. 12-17-131
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
ClU" ColHc C-.-- oviH WhrTMprr rVrtvrrl-,
be convmo


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CM Prices

Is the word here.

AH Ladies Suits, Dresses, Capes j

and Coats now on hand are
being Sacrificed.

Come and get your share. Our Fall business
has been a record breakerby far larger than
our expectations, and our stock in this line and
many others is badly broken, and we propose
to make a clean sweep of the remaining lot,
and are putting such cut prices on them that
will make them go at once. The price on some
of our coats is actually cut in half.
This is the season of the year to clean up and
we are going to make the prices do it

The PalatkaNews
and Advertiser.

t City happenings and 2

Personal mention. J

The county commissioners have cut

out the ferry to East Palatka from this

Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Tubbs of Flora-

home were visitors to the city on Wednesday.

The Gem City restaurant. E. D. Jor-

dorit manager, opened on Front street

this week.

The Ocklawaha boats will begin the

season s tri weekly trips next Monday,

the 10th inst

New Lot Wash Skirts.
We have Just received a new lot Wash Skirts
for spring. We are placing about 200 new and
nobby styles, plain and fancy white t 1 AO
and colored, all in one lot for P 0
They're well worth $2. Don't fail to see this lot.
Shoe Department.
Our Shoe Department is fast growing in pop popularity.
ularity. popularity. We are doing a shoe business. Re Remember,
member, Remember, all the Crook stock of shoes at about
half price. Some big bargains here that you
can't afford to miss.


an ii i ii iuimi ttm i iiwimih

218-220-222-224 Lemon Street.,

rierryday Block.



Notice of Application tor Tax Deed.
Notice It hereby given that Melrose Munu Munu-fmcturlntf
fmcturlntf Munu-fmcturlntf Co. purchaser of tux ccrtltR-Hle No
At, dfttfil the 1st day of July, A. D. IW.'T
has nied luld certificate In my otfloe. and
bfti made application for tux deed to Issue
In accordance with law. Buid certificate
embraces the following described property
ttuated in Putnam county, Florida, to-wlt :
Lot IS, Keadle and McHae Tract, section
30, township y s. range 'i e acres.
The said land being nsnsseci at the date ol
the iisunnce of such certificate in the name
ofJ.M. Maxwell Co Unless said certid certid-eate
eate certid-eate ihall be redeemed according to law.
taxdtMd will Issue thereon 011 tue.lfith day
of January, A. l. IVlo.
Witness my official signature and seal tlila
tk Vth day of LNjcemtwr, A. U. luoy.

atj iif-irii til i nitsvjn.

By J. O. Bulls D. C.

N.Viif ADDllcutlon for Tax Ieed.

Motiv Is hereby given that Melrose Manu Manu-fotnraigiJo.
fotnraigiJo. Manu-fotnraigiJo. purchaser of lax certltlcate No.
f, dateii the 1st day of July, A. l. 1W7,
has fllcid certificate In my office, and
has made ipltcatlou for ta deed to issue
In accordnYce with law. fcald certificate
U)brai'su following described property
situated In iVtnam county, Florida, to-wit:
Lois 17, i9 arid 30, seclloti 6, township 10,
range 23 eaafc law acres.
The said land being assessed at the date of
the Issuance of such certificate In the name
of J. M. Maxwell Co.
Fnlessiald certificate shall Ims redeemed
aeaordlng to law, tax deed will issue thereon
on the 2fith day ot January, A. 1110.
Witness my ofttctal sly nature and nealthls
sh 94th day of liecember, a. l. l0tf.

(wail na.inx rn:ii.iiinv;.

Jierk Circuit Courl

Kv J-

utnam Co., Fla.

(J. Bulls U. O.

Notice of Application for Tax need.
Nnttp.A 1ft berehv irtven that M. A

Klnii. purchaser of Tax Certificate No.
dated the 7th day of July, A. I. lfwn.

has illed said certificate in my office, and
hat made application for tax deed to Nsue
In accordance with law. Maid cerilllcHit
embraces the following described property
situated In Putnam county, Florida, to-wlt :
Ne1 of nw of ne1, section yo, township
in rni("fi e K) acres.

The said land being assessed nt the date of
the Issuance of such certlllcate In the imitie

of Ramuel Perkins, unless sam cerinicun cerinicun-ihntl
ihntl cerinicun-ihntl he redeemed according ti law. tax deed

wtlllssuo thereon on the :5th day of Jan.,
A. I). lwiti. J , , ,
Witness my official signature and seal this
the 24th day of liecember, A. I. 1WH.
Clerk Circuit Court Putnam Co., Fin.
Bv J. C. Balls, 1). U.

Administratrix Notice.

Thirty days afterdate hereof I will apply by

petition to ;ne i:ouniy j use 01 rimtam cotim;

Morula, ror it'uveamiamiiuruj to suit me unu

vised Interest of Krma 1'armely, a minor, innn
to tiie following described iand belommig I

the estate of Carle J. Parmely. deceased, to-wii

Lviuc ami being in tbe County of Putnam

and H;tue ot norma, and more particularly oe-

rneu roiiows, to-wtt:
Beginning at a live oak stump In the margi

of the St. Johns river, beini; the norttiwes

corner of the orange grove ot c. u til Is: thence

on u line north "0 east to a point In the line

will) the east line of the land conveyed by C

(jiilisaml wife lo Thomns James; thence on

line Nonh to lntersetion of the Southerly line

of land conveyed to Henry Warak by said Oil

lis thence following said Southerly easterly to

outlrist corner of said warak s land at

iiost a unit chains and tH links, North 70 Kasi

from a bendiiiK cedar tree on tbe east lnk o:

said river, aud southwest corner of

Warak's land: thence from said point north to

inieiseciton or a line passim; irom a bend 1

Cow Cn'ek, (by the meandering of the creek.

about ib chains rrnm its moutm to a nona u

tbe head of the creek where the westerly line

of section 4n passes- thence from said east

tersection following the said creek line toward

said uond to a nolnt east or a branch or run

water entering said creek from the southwest

ward next below tbe crossing or ford over the

creek where there was a pole brldtre: thence on

11 line South touching the m s: eaderly bend

said branch to tbe southerly line of Section w

thence on said fseeuon line, south 70 West.

southeast corner of said James' land; tbenc

north on the easterly line of James' land lo hi

northeast corner: thence on a line South.

We-t, along northerly line of James' land to

the St. Johns river; thence down the river aiar-

sin to the live oak stump aforesaid, all
In Section 4H, Township?, south, Kantcc 37, east,
and intended to be the same premises formerly
owned by K. 8. Unpby, and acquired by the
nrst parties by foreclosure of mortgage, final
decree in same recorded in Minutes Circuit
Court, book 3 at paves 570, Ac.
IDA I. PA KM LEY. Administratrix,
of the estate of Carle J. Parmlev.

FOR SALE Two good building lots
nar nef waterworks. Sell cheap. Ap Apply
ply Apply to E. ITindisch. U S U
WANTED 100 cords of 4 foot Hght Hght-wood,
wood, Hght-wood, Esperaaza Fruit Co., Palatka, Fla.
A epilio for pnin Dr. Thomns'
Eclfctrio Oil, strongest, cheapest
Hninient ever devised. A household
remedy in America for 25 years.

The annual meeting of the Stock
holders of the Soldeo Cypress Door
v Company will be held at the office of
tHe company in Palatka, Florida, on
Friday, February 4th, 1910, at 10 o'clock
in the forenoon.
12 31 hi President.

WANTED Small Farm, improved.
Will exchange a $4,500.00 equity in fine
Income Chicago flat building, rents
$756.00 yearly. Address OWNER, 7331
Vincennese Road, Chicago, Iil. 12 31 2t

Notice is hereby given that the Annual
Meeting of the Stockholders of the
Wilson Cypress Company, of Palatka,
Ha., for the year 1910, will be held at
the. office of the company in Palatka,
1 la., on Wednesday, February 2d, 1910,
lor the election of directors and such
other business as may come before the
H. F. WILSON, Secy,
falatka, Fla., Jan. 5, 1910.

Pure Seed Potatoes.

We offer the Genuine Spaul-

diug nose Jo. 4. in 1U peck sacki
$2.50. True Red Bliss Triumph
at Send us your orders.
American Produce Co.
Jacksonville, Fla.

How's this for a Bargain:
For Salt 3 acre Truck Farm, nub-irrigated
fruin 3-in. flowing well, small
house on place, is in flue condition
for planting. Inside of City limits,
fhri-e blocks from Union Station. If
buyer did not care to farm could be
cut up into city lots. This is a fine
piece of property. Make us an oiler
on it.
It will go for the first reasonable offer.
(iood rpason for selling.
Kennedy Seed Store,
P.ilat,ka,Fla. tf

Miss Rcna Brown will return to-day

from a holiday visit with relatives and

friends in Sanford.

Rev. I. T. Octien of Goetha will hold

Lutheran sen ices at the Gerber chapel
next Sunday morning.

Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Mahoney of Laurel,

Long Island, arc the guests for the sea

son of Capt. Sam Reynolds.

P. I. Becks has sold for Jami- A.

Bear, the lot in front of T. B. Me.rilPs
residence to A. T. Anderson.

Mr. and Mrs. Hipp of dewberry , S. C,

are spending their Honeymoon in ra ra-latka
latka ra-latka with the Bruce family.

The Palatka News has been awarded

the contract to publish the delinquent
tax list of the county for the year 1910.

Misses Laura and Bessie Rinehart, ac

complished young ladies of Blooming-

ton, 111., are in the city, guests oi miss

Violet Merwin.

V. M. Lindlaw of Los Angeles, Cal.,

who has been visiting Mr. and Mrs. H.

F. Leeks for the past four weeks, left

this week for St Louis, Mo.

The citv council on Tuesday night

passed the automobile speed limit ordi

nance. 1 he ordinance limits the speea

of automobiles in the city to 15 miles an


Mr. and Mrs. H. B Anderson of Saga-

naw, Mich., who are on their weaaing
trip to Cuba, stopped over a few days

this week with Mr. and Mrs. H. 1.

Miss Grace Rowley of San Mateo, who

is teaching piano lessons in this city,
has brought her piano here and placed

it in the rooms of the Woman's Club,

giving the club the use of the instrument.

Kells of Wonderland theater, last

week purchased a new Rambler touring
car, model 54, for public use. This car

is of 43 horse power ana cost t-,uu. it
is a magnificent car.

The unveiling of the clock in M. S.

Brown's clothing store will hereafter be
at 7 p. m. each Wednesday instead of 3

p. m. , in order to give workman a better

chance to attend.

Dan Molincux, the Bostwick negro
who murdered a woman at that place
last Thursday and took to the woods,
was captured by Sheriff Kennerly

within two hours of the murder, and is

now in jail.
A diamond brooch, on exhibition

at the window of SmitK's jewelry store
is going to be given to the lady selling
the most tickets to the Pythian Sisters

entertainment at Howell Theater Mon
day night the 17th inst.

F. J. Cunningham, the contractor, has

determined that Palatka is good enough
for him, and has decided to make this

citv his home and business headquarters.

He is going to join in the movement to

"Push Paialka" with his w hole soul,

The official proceedings of the board

of county commissioners will be pub

lished in this paper next week, and
each month during the ensuing year,

the commissioners having made ar

rangements to that effect at their meet

ing yesterday.

The next meeting of the Woman's
Club will be held on Friday afternoon,

Ian. 14th, at 3 o clock, sharp. Rev.

Wra. Wyllie at this meeting will give a
lecture on Scotland and Miss Rox bor

ough will sing some Scotch songs.

Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Elliott of Salisbury,
Mil., with their three children, Miss
Laura, James and Alice, are expected to
arrive in the city this afternoon. While

here they will visit Mr. and Mrs. M. M.
Vickers and other relatives.

Last Sunday at the home of T. M

Appleby on Kirby street, Mr. Frank Ap

pleby and mrs. tine t. lordon were

united in marriage by Rev. H. Dutill of

St. James church. Mrs. Appleby is
sister of Mr. Pructt of Palatka Heights.

P. J. Becks is still doing business at

the old stand. This week he has sold

to Avery Owen the residence at the

corner ot Kirby and Dodge streets, for

merly owned by John A. Crosby of San

Mateo. Becks has other deals up his


Claude G. Higgins of Nicholasville,

Ky., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Hart

Gibson of East Palatka. It is under
stuod that Mr. Higgins has been so im

pressed with the country that he has

decided to eventually make East Pa

latka his home, and to that end has pur

chased tbe 1 higpin place.

The Methodist people are to have a

benefit performance for their new par

sonage enterprise at Kells Wonderland
moving picture theater next Friday
night, Jan. 14th. The music will be

furnished by Mrs. Tilghman's orchestra

and an extra fine line ot pictures will be

shown at the regular prices.

James Adams' big 10 cent show will

exhibit in Palatka all of next week
The Adams show is in a big tent capa

ble of seating 1500 people. This will

be on the Griffin lot. The show con

sists of song and dance artists and other

specialties and has a good reputation

giving a first class show for little money

The petition presented by the saloon

men to the county commissioners ask

ing for a wet or dry election contained

787 names in all. One ward in this city
furnished MORE than one-sixth of the

entire number, and enough negroes

signed in this ward alone to constitute

one-sixth of the signatures on tbe EN



W. I. Scott Received Injuries
From Which He Died Wed-

nesday Night.
V. I. Scott, president of the Utlca

Brick & Tile company whose yards and
kilns are at Rice Creek a few miles out
from Palatka, was crushed by a cave-in of

earth at that point on Wednesday morn

ing, receiving injuries from which he
died that night at his home in this city.
It has been the habit at the brick yard
to dig out clay from the bank leaving the
earth above to overhang. - Mr. Scott

went under shuch an overhanging bank
to do some work, and while there the
earth fell on him. He was rescued by
the men and driven to Palatka where he

had the attention of Drs. Welch and

Johnson. Dr. Welch says that three ribs
were broken, but that death was due to

internal injuries in the region ot the
heart also the kidnevs. The physicians

visited him several times during the daj

and did everything they could for the
injured man, who suffered but liitle.

About at nignt Mr. neon exper experienced
ienced experienced difficulty in breathing and Dr.
Welch was sent for. The patient asked

the doctor to turn him over on his
aide. This was done, and no sooner
was it accomplished than Mr. Scott

hreathed his lasL

Short funeral services were held at the

residence of Mrs. H. A. Gray at noon

Thursday, conducted by Rev. W. C.

Knster. I ndertalter lierber prepared

the body for shipment to Mr. Scott's old

home, Utica, N. Y., whither it went yes yesterday
terday yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Scott has been interested in bus

iness in this county some 12 or 14 years.

He was president of the Utlca uric .

Tile Co., a corporation organized at

Utica, N. Y., from which city it takes its

name. Mr. scott was an active man oi
affairs and was highly esteemed here as
a straight-forward business man and hon

orable, upright citizen whose death is a
loss to the community. Mrs. Scott was
with him at the time of death and ac accompanied
companied accompanied the remains to Utlca.



Want to Thank

the people for the splendid Christmas Trade which was accorded us,
and to say that iri the coming year it will be our aim to do more to
deserve public confidence. We had a Merry 'Xmas and hope our custom customers,
ers, customers, and those whom we hope to make such, had the same. '
To you all we now wish a Happy New Year. "
We intend to make it a prosperous year in our business by catering to. '
your wants in the
Clothing, Shoes, Hats and Furnishing
Goods Lines-
Selling 6ny the very best. We have the Celebrated
Griffon Brand hand-tailored Suits,
Crawford Shoes, and
Knox and Stetson Hats.
There is none better than these lines.

M. 5. B

Texaco Roofing absolutely the
best for this climate.
Sold only by
Machinery, Belting, Oils, &c.

There was a much larger crowd at

Brown's clothing store Wednesday af

ternoon when the clock was unveiled
and the crowd will grow each week

When the face of the clock was unveiled

last Wednesday it had stopped at 3-18-14.

Then the crowd looked at their tickets.
R. . Neck's ticket proved to be the

winner at 3-20-6, and he was given the

f i prize in crisp (1 bills.

T. H. Jarman s turpentine camp near
Bostwick was the scene of an attempted

murder last Sunday when Owen Fennell

a negro, shot Belle Johnson, a negro

woman with a shot gun. 1 he woma

was wounded in the leg and side, but

her injuries are not serious. Mr. Jar-

man, who is a deputy sheriff, arrested
Fennell, brought him to Palatka and he
is in jail. Justice Marshall bound him

over to tbe circuit court

CoL A. J. Hrfbourn.
Col. Alpheus Jerome Hilbourn died
at his home on North Third street last
Saturday afternoon, aged 81 years.
CoL Hilburn came to Palatka some

eight years ago from Boston, Mass.,
where he was long associated in the bus business
iness business of the Raymond syndicate. Since
coming to Palatka he has lived in re retirement,
tirement, retirement, being seen frequently upon the
streets up to within a few months ago.

His illness was of short duration. He was

op and about tbe house the day before his


Col. Hilbourn was a veteran of the

civil war; and was a retired member of

the Ancient and Honorable Artillery of
Massachusetts, of which he rose to the
rank of colonel. He was a most geniel,
kindly gentleman of the old school and

was held in the highest esteem by the

people of ralatka.

t uneral services were new at tne nome

Sunday afternoon conducted by Rev.
John Lemley of the Presbyterian church.
The body was sent to Boston for inter


Col. Hilbourn was a Mason of high

rank and the order in Palatka was large

ly represented at the funeral. The pall

bearers were Judge E. E. Haskell, Hon.

I. nilburnr senator t. a. Cnll, oeo.

E. Gay, W. G. Tilghman and J. H,

Will Supply New Seeds.

Congressman Frank Clark has written

to the News to the effect that he will be
glad to send seeds to any of the Putnam

county farmers or true Iters wno lost

their crops in the recent cold spelL If
you need seeds just write to Hon. Frank

Clark. JV1. (J.. Washington, u. c, ana

be will send you some of the best.

New Food Products.

The News has been handed sample

packages of Spawn's Sweet Potato flour,
and Cassava flour. The Cassava flour

was made from cassava grown on the

farm of I. H. Wvlie at Interlachen. and

tis said that when the two are mixed,

they make most excellent griddle cakes,

bread, biscuit, etc. 1 hey are manulac

tured by the Spawn Food Products Co.

of Fernandina. In the event of a public
demand, they would create a market for
sweet potatoes und cassava, articles
grown better in Florida than any other

part ol the world.

Opera House Attractions.

Theater goers in Palatka will be grati

fied to learn that Mabel Paig and her

excellent company, w ho charmed a big

audience last Saturday night at the

Howell, will return for to-night and

oresent the laughprovoking farce come

dy in four acts. "A Crazy Idea." All

who saw the company last Saturday

nierht will want to be present again to

night, and all who did not attend the
former performance will be careful not

to repeat the mistake to-night.

T'.e Black Patti Musical Comedy

Company has been booked for the night

f Tuesdav. Jan. 11th. when will be pre

sented the topical musical comedy "A

TriD lo Africa." Black Patti has a won

derful voice and has long been before

the American public who have univer

sally accorded her a high place as a vo

canst. Her company is tbe largest, best
and strongest aggregation of colored

talent in the country.

The newest play to make an appeal to

public favor In the rural dramatic ticia

is "Meadow-Brook larm by .

Parker. It is a pastoral . story of the

Cathedral Hills of New Hampshire, de

picting a most vivid character of that

Quaint New England Style that is alway

so welcome, w. r-. Mann, the owner
and producer of many successes, has
given to "Meadow-Brook F'arm" his
special attention during the past summer

and his efforts have resulted in a real

production of tbe first magnitude in
scenery and effects.

'Meadow-Brook farm ' will De seen

at The New Howell Theatre on next

Wednesday Jan. 12th with an excellent

cast headed by Lou Slreetcr.

Edward North the well-known farmer
and former county commissioner of
Bostwick, was a business visitor in the
city Wednesday. i
Cured of a Severe Attack of
liroiichitiii by Chamberlain's
Cough Kemcdy.
"On October 18th, last, my lltt1
three yar old daughter contracted
severe cold which resulted In a ba"
case of bronchitis,'' says Mrs. W. G G-Gibson,
Gibson, G-Gibson, Lexiimtou. Ky. "She lost
the power of speech completely and
was a very sick child. Fortunately
we had a bottle of Chamberlain's
ougli .Remedy in the bouse and
gave it to her according to the print printed,
ed, printed, directions. On the secoud day
she was a great deal better, and ou
the fifth day, October 23rd, she was
entirely well of her cold and bron bronchitis,
chitis, bronchitis, which I attribute to this
splendid nifdicin. I recommend
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy unre unreservedly
servedly unreservedly aa I have found it the sur surest,
est, surest, safest and quickest cure for
colds, both for children and adults,
of any I have ever used." For sale
by Aokermao-Stswart Drug Co.



That Roaring Farce
"Don't Tell

My Wife"
Produced by local Talent,
Under auspices of

Palatka Temple of

Pythian Sisters,
KOH. JAN. 17.

Prices: 50 and 75c.

Full local cast.


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Leading Grocers of East Florida
Our stock was never more complete than now
and new goods are arriving weekly.
A few of our specialties :
Ferris Hams and Breakfast Bacon,
.Genuine German Dill Pickles,
Olives, Pure Olive Oil.
All the leading brands of Cereals,
Vermont Maple Syrup, New Buckwheat,
Graham, Whole Wheat, Rye Flours,
' Pillsbury's Gold Medal, Obelisk
and other Brands of Flour.
Fleishman's Compressed Yeast Cakes
Received Fresh three Limes week.
Also the largest variety of Imported Delicacies
ever brought to Palatka.


Nice 6 room, 2 story residence, lot

75x100. Modern plumbing. $1300.00.

Twelve rots. North End, best vacant

lots in city, $400.00 to $600.00 each.

Seven buildings to be sold in lump,


20 acres hammock land, 2 acres clear

ed, $100.00.

FOR SALE Nice $ room Residence;
modern improvements. Lot 100 x 150,
one of the best homes in the city.
Worth $3,000 to close quick for $2,500
cash. - .
400 acres potato land at Hastings, rang ranging
ing ranging from $50 to $100 per acre.
4 room residence, 10 acres land 2 miles
from town, $650.
Palatka, Florida.

Dyspepsia is our nntioiml ailment.
Burdock Blood Bitters is the nation

al cure for it. It strtjiiKthetis stotn-

nch tnpmbranes, promotes flow of
dieestive luiops, purifies the blood,

builds you up. -


Pain slonfr the back, dimness headache and
general tdnsnior. Get a package of Mother
Grav'a AUSTRALIAN LEir, the pleasant
roof and herb cure for nil Kidney, Dladder and
Urinary troubles. Wbcn you (eel run-down,
tired, weak and without energy use this re remarkable
markable remarkable combination of nature's herbs and

root. As a reyulator It has no equal. Mother
Gray's Auatrallan-Laaf Is sold by DrtiretHts or
Bent bv mall Tor (Wo. Sample sent FREE. Ad

dress, The Mother Qray Co. 1-eKov, N. Y.

Services at St. Marks.
Holy Communion, 7 a. m.
Morning Prayer, 11 a. m. .
Sunday School, 10 a. m.
Even Song, 7:30 p. m.
W. WYLLIE, Rector.

LOST-Between 8th and Madison

street, bv way of Dodge and River

streets, diamond ring of 3 stones. Re Reward
ward Reward to finder by returning to office

Stanton Foundry & Machine shop. It

mmrm m m at msmmMMsm m


Home Made Candy,
Ice Cream,
Hot and Cold Drinks.

-Affent for-

Huyler Candies.

Palatka, Florida. .

Lemon Street The West End

The James Adams Big 10
Cent Show
Will exhibit in this city on the Griffin Lot, corner
j Lemon and Water streets,

i One Week, Beginning Monday

January 10th.

A High-Class Show, carrying their own Band and
Orchestra. A host of Pretty Girls, Good Comedians,
Funny Sketches, Fine Singing and Dancing.
x The Biggest Show on Earth for the Money.
Doors open at 7 p. m. Show begins at 8 sharp.

X In order to make room for onr immense

Spring Stock

P of Millinery Goods
which will soon be arriving, we are going to
XJ? sell all of our trimmed and nntrimmed hats, ,
- wings, feathers and winter flowers at Actual
5 Cost. Sale commences Saturday, Jan. 8,
and continues for 10 days, including Tuesday,
g Jan 18th.
Ss All goods marked in plain figures and for

22? Cash only. 4
Now is the time for you to get the best '
goods at Wholesale Prices.
g Miss Kate L. Lucas. M

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