Bradford County telegraph

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Bradford County telegraph
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Bradford County Telegraph
Place of Publication:
Starke, FL
E.S. Matthews
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Newspapers -- Starke (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Bradford County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Bradford -- Starke
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The first issue of this ongoing weekly appeared on July 26, 1879 under the title Florida Telegraph. It was published by William Wyatt Moore, a native Floridian and a staunch Democrat. Moore had previously worked for a paper in Tallahassee and had also published newspapers in Jacksonville, Lake City, Cedar Key, and Pensacola. After appearing for a short time as the Weekly Florida Telegraph and reverting back to the Florida Telegraph, the paper’s name was changed to the Starke Telegraph. In 1887, Moore sold a half-interest in the newspaper to I.C. Webb, who became sole owner within a few months and changed its name to the Bradford County Telegraph. In 1893, Eugene S. Matthews, who had previously worked for newspapers in Gainesville and Ocala, purchased the Bradford County Telegraph with Ben J. Farmer, who sold his interest to Matthews five years later. Matthews published the Bradford County Telegraph for the next forty years. He was also elected to the state legislature in 1904, 1907, 1911 and 1923. His son, Eugene L. Matthews, a graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism, took over the publication in 1933, matching his father’s record of forty years as publisher. The Bradford County Telegraph continues to the present.
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Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 9, no. 41 (Apr. 13, 1888)-
General Note:
Publishers: Mathews & Farmer, <1893-1897>; E.S. Mathews, <1900-1926>.

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-COUNTY SOL1HEKS I .* NO SANTA CLAUS LETTERS <*$0 ir i- Our Boys, Over/fere & 'Over There OF-SODA) I Nathan Prevatt, 12-year old son of .'

Irs. H. M. Pinkston, of Dukes, sent I following letter to the Telegraph I == mont will furnish nitrate of soda, a'. morning by an automobile driven hy

hi her son, Private Harry Pinkston. The little friends of the Telegraph 4! Wm. R. Warren, of Urooker parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Sistrunk. I valuable component to fertilizers, to Roy Roberts at the corner of N intbIIn.1
is serving with the American Ex. a. who have in the past been 4' Mr. I j the farmers of the country lit cost Walnut streets. The boy was con.
> War Sergeant
the Sistrunk
notified by Department | likes the and,I
litionary Force: I $' sending their Santa Claus letters was Alexnn-' army prlce.nccording to letter sent to Senator I Hiderably bruised and shaken up, but
his i decide
14 that son, may yet to remain in the
(1St received your letter of Oct. 25th *> to the Telegraph for publication 4' on December wounded in action ser Fletcher of Florida by Charles J. is. now able to be out ngain. Young
t was sure glad to hear from you. I : <&! were doubtless disappointed in '?> der II. Warren was undertermined. vice.Mrs.. A II. Brand, chief of the bureau of markets Prevail Was riding a bicycle and wus
k we will soon have peace as the' not receiving an invitation to do October 12th degree the man Brooker, formerly of of the United, :States:; department of rounding the corner coming south an
Sting has stopped already. I hope this year, but on account of <..> On November 21th he young sick has now living in Gainesville, agriculture in reply to an inquiry on the iiuloniobilv) ) swung around going
received letter
father saying was a from her
I believe I'll be home for Christmas <*. the rules of the War Industries wrote his J I'rivate brother, the part of tho senior semitor from I towurd the depot. The boy seems to
did not mention A. J. Cellon
cold but any who is
Lit before. I am feeling good and' I so heavy that 1 can't find scales in paper for anything but our rcgu- <* particulars about his that her brought the welcome news of the nitrates which tho government'!' Hoeing this turned quickly to the left
he 1 brother
wound slight one and was safe and! soundlit
knee large enough: for me to weigh: : lar number of pages. We gave up 4 ly the was it worth a mentioning. the close of the hud! acquired! for War purposes will be |I to nvoiil n collision. The boy turned
I ;My work is easy, as I work in the : the Idea of issuing our usual spcS did not think of Brooker has re- I war. turned over to the farmers for fowl j I! I to the right ut the same moment and
then which is all inside work. I am > cial Christmas edition and did l not '* Mrs. J. Crews ] George A. Anderson and Will Strlg- production. then the accident was inevitable.
ceived a letter from her lion, Rand, i 1 1 1Faying fellow, who .. . _. .
4' recently arrived from -- --
,'ying myself for I have a good call fop the Santa Claus letters -
puny of boys and we have plenty' 4' as we thought: our space would be
fun. I have learned to cook since ,?> limited. The ruling regarding 4' France. of John. I to reach home on Christmas Eve. Mrs. Herbert Prioster and, children
i been in the kitchen. I'll make <8> special editions was rescinded by "> Private O. J. Phillips his home, Camp at Wood- These young men had been in service Leonard, I I.. Supp, of Lnwtcy, is so left Tuesday morning for Georgia: to
returned to
he girl a good cook. I can now boil the/ War Industries Board a short 'e.' Bton, received an'' seventeen months. having!,; volunteered journing temporarily in Jacksonville, "pond the Christmas holidays with rel-
ler without scorching it. Don't be '?> while ago, but it was then too late & lawn Park Monday, having from service. ,shortly after the declaration of wnr. and has been somewhat cmbarasticd, u Ii"pK.

(ppointed if I'm not home by & to begin work on the number. honorable discharge Wasdin who is stationed ,I! Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Denver, of Snmp- by the fart I that a man: of his name wits J. R. Chalain has n very sick baby .
Vistmas, ) but anyhow I wish you a ; <.' However though newsprint :Matthew Jackson, is, spending a ten- I ,son City, received a telegram from the recently mixed up in a jail delivery in at this writing. -,
|rr, Christmas and a Happy New will probably remain at its high <* ot Camp with homefolka at Gra-1, (niljutant general of the army a few that city. When the news story told Mrs. p. M. Padgett visited Jackson "' "
br. i $> level for years to come, the need v day furlough I days ago announcing that their son, of Leonard Sapp's ,pnrt in the jail delivery "'i lii' Saturday.Airs. .

) of conserving paper will not be so ,., ham.! Alice Lan ford, of Lake Butler,)I Private Fred Denver, Was severely a good many of Lermnrd's..! acquaintances Jim Prlester left for Georgia: .
Somewhere in France I acute and we will hereafter issue received word from her son, Maurice > wounded in action on November 1st. ; were "ntiirt'i'l to think that Tuesday morning. i
Nov. 21, 1918. ?> our regular holiday edition and .* has Langford, of his arrival In France< No drtnilH were given but further In. he hud "gone wrong." ;Mr. Supp \ 'i15 :Max: Wilson visited Ocnln Sunday, }1
I 4v II. Pinholster, 'I' allow our little readers the privilege *, 29th. ]formation was promised when it Is re- in town :Monday\ and assured the Tvlogniph returning home Monday. ;;

T Brooker, Fla. oi / of seeing their letters in 4' on Seaman November Chas. 'r. Deasley, who has (reived from the army headquarters in that th;" .is u case of mistaken Mr. Richard,! who ha.s been in tho
fliear) Gl'andml1-1: haven't written 4' print. the Great Lakes Training J France. Mr.\ and Mrs. Denver have identity. I employ of the Lake Butler Drug Co.
I time I had 4' 4' been in ,not heiird from their -- -.' him II
you for some so /guess FI1rra ut. has been son in several returned to his home. ",,1
|ttor get busy and let you know that 'i> 1> ,y '!> 4> 4> 4> School Camp months, although they had written to I I D. W. Borum visited Palutka i ;,
Vu. Fri.
km.till getting along/ O. K. I sup. ..:._- -e"i" - transferred to Arthur Newport Pearce News returnedto him frequently.) Their friends will .., ,. ,- .. dllY., :
Harold and
.-e'YOU know the armistice has been i in last wel'kl'i sympathize with them in tho stul news j !Mrs. W. A. tickle i Is nn influenza ,
their home Lawtey 'I tt
Ln ,they have pa. r.
('(l and the war ia all over-all but received honorable discharge received. | ticnt.

;houtinlI: hope we will be go- I from having the service. )I j I In a letter to his friend: iss Flos- I :Miss\ ; Winnie Townxcnd |1M visiting .t '

.- home sometime about the first I Arthur Snpp, of Camp Jackson is ,eye Reynolds, of Sapp, Private Jo ei her rlllrl'nts11':\ nnd :Mrs. J. W. Town.
.> or by the Fourth of July any. r- ten furlough durinf1hi' ,i phus A. Uiggs, of the American Expe- ,,'nd,
spending a day
Lj? I lure will be glad to see< thatv r holidays with his parents, \Mr. and I I'I 'ditionary Force, writes from Marner ,| I I.. A. Rnwls filled his regular appoiitment (

| ..meI Mrs. I.. I. Sapp. |I Luxemburg that ho is with the army nt Lawtey Sunday. :j
Jl I v.nit you to cook all the good aft ;Mike Futch came home from Camp [,I ;that will go into Germany nnd is very I I' :Mi.sK Ada Register I is upending the
'i'lg v.iu can think of because I know ..JIII'ksonlonrll1Y: night and will spend, proud of the distinction. He has been hululnyx with homefolks. .
nn going to be hungry for some hi' nine-day furlough at the home of1 I I under shell fire nearly nil the timo ho I Carl and! Ernmett: Wilson;' have returned 1 -
fcmi oking. I just wish I could be his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Futehi| has boon on that sector but has been I fo their home in Went Florida.. t
1-ri' 'iow. I know you are having lots lucky enough to Guy; Wilson also returned
f Lawtey.1lr. i escape icing wounded. i to his home
1 pi' i.1 things to eat.II \ I1n.1 !Mrs.V.. A. Crosby, of He was at Chateau-Thierry ami in 1 I in\ kel.,n'I.
I think the last time I heard fromu Starke, have heard lately from their September was moved! to the Verdun I I Mildred' Roberts vinitod her grnndimrents. f
YOU were all sick. Hope you are on. Herschel! K. Crosby, who was front where!: he participated. in the :Mr. und !Mrs. T. II. Rimes at
I wl1 now. I hnve been sick but am .' :,,: ,; : .' lightly wounded and captured by tho 'drive, thai started! Sept.! sJtith.( Private ,j"r I I Worthington Sit to r.lay and S ii clay. .
K !now except for a little cold. I : Uiggs Mr, (J. W. S.
,, .'rmans. lie had been released nnd stilted that tho artillery fire nil .- Ware is visiting her
i nk I had the Flu sometime ago.: I ,..." .' I the Verdun, daughter, !Mrs. M.
val buck in France sound nnd well. sector was terrific mid) considers I \ck Overxtreet this
lick : '
-umething/ alright: and was ," I! week.
Sistrunk is sP--! himself indeed lucky to have
.. ; Sergeant Cyrus | returned -
noujrh J( to have had Flu or almost any. : '! .1. E.: Maine
ing the holidays in Starke with his unscathed.. Jr., Is spending the
Hiij'HO. ,
: .
| :1 : holidays with his
: r parents, Dr.I ) ant
I Ir" 'I t know anything to write.. You ); -
': :Mr*. .f. I E.: !Maines.
Inov\ 11- much about the news as I do. ';:';J !'('AIel. ET; I ""Mrs, Stevens
\Vlone. for this time. CHANGE OF CASHIERS:; CHEVRONS FORRELEASED I is on the! sick list this.

CARL WARD ,i...; ,:',' 'I lE SOLDIERSAs ) week.
In Mr. T. 11. ,; Sam Singer is
Effective early January suffering from ut-
la I i', 17th: Engineers (Ry) Am. E. F I -
Halligan has resigned as cashier of a recognition of duties performed lunch of influenza
Th following letter from Jess W. ,' ,' p" the Bank of Starke and will go with in thiK!,nervlce! of the country, the ENSIGN:: ;= I'. J. ALVAREZ:: I r.. A. I D>incnn in slowly recovering

'illard was written to his. mother! i the II. A. Shaver Company, ownersof Kccretaryt'of war hits directed that One of Uncle Sum's nuvy boys. lie from his illnexs
ho lives near Starke. Private Wil. PRIVATE ALBERT U. WAKE the canning factory. He will he ,each soldger on being honorably din- I is n former j feiturke boy and u brother. Dr. J. Ill[, :Mann made II professional -
lird was in the hospital at the time he Field Hospital No.6, American Expeditionary succeeded by Mr. George C. White, ,charged He. furnlahciTwtth'twoscarlet[ of Mrr Errol Alvarei. visit to Brooker Monday afternoon.
rite this letter, recovering from a J Forces. i son of Mr. J. W. White, one of Starke's ,chevron to be worn on the left sleeves. The fnfliionxn has taken a fresh
Ihrll wound I, well known business men. I point up, midway between the elbow LAKE BUTLER start and several people in Lake But
. Will try and answer your letter I is my battery commander. I will be 1 Mr. Halligan has been with the Bank ar! ut the shoulder, one on the coat and ler are suffering from this dreaded

-eceived a few days ago. I am back-, glad when they get this trouble settled 'of Starke for more than five years and one on the overcoat. I Lake Butler, Dei. 27.-Miss Hertu diHenxe there being twelve new case
m duty again and feeling fine. Thear so we can go home. If I keep up my i i his resignation is regretted by the di. These chevrons will serve to indicate Green is at home for the holidays in rake Butler Ibis week.
is over now'anrl the next thing is health, which I hope I will I will be rectors as well as by the patrons of to the country while the uniforms Joe Dowling) Jr., of New River, was The Lake Butler High School has
totting hack to the U. S. A. I am home some time in 1911.!) There isn't I! the bank. lie sees large possibilities I: l being worn that the wearer responded in town Monday. closed for the Christmas holidays.A. .
lad I got six months over-seas duty I as much influenza here as there ia' in1]I for the canning; industry in Florida [ ,!l to the demands of the country, per Jesse Dowling/ of near\ Kaiford!, was E.: Proctor visited Sapp Tuesday.
,myway though we have had some 'I the States from what sister wrote. 'and hopes to engage in that line on forming creditable service in the army in town Monday.Mr. Mrs. B. P. Wilson and daughter: ,
hard times like the rest. We have lost I will have to close. his own account within the next few nnd finally received! honorable dil '. Shnjlnr, of Providence, was a :Mrs. Clarence Johnson, motored over
evernl of our men, sick, wounded and I years. In the meantime he will occupy therefrom. caller in our town Saturday. to Stark Saturday.Mrs. .

killed. My best friend and pal was,. The following letter from 11. L. an important position! with the Where practicable these chevronashould Mrs. K. Roberts, of G:nil ford, was Albert Friday has returned to '
killed. lie was the mess sergeant of Whitten, !Medical Corps, now stationtil > Shaver Company, traveling from one be sewn on the garments be- greeting friends in town Monday. her home In Brooksville.
four company. We were standing un in England was given the Telegraph to another of their canning plants and! f",-.- discharge. If this cannot be dono Colonel Weeks and son, Rob, \Mrs. Ben Dukes nnd son. IJewey, of Five
der our kitchen when ho was killed for publication : ?Uioking after the business end of thefirm's (thi'y: will be presented to the soldier J. M. Brownlee aol l'iHtprIrs.! :Mile, were In town Tuesday.Chnrley .
ind the shell that pot him i is the one Your nice little letter came this affairs. with' his discharge Itrownlee, Mrs. J. P. Tomlinson and! Christmas .
I t,1,1 I ..... 'r'I' J us for morning, was so glad, to hear from you ;Mr. White who succeeds to tho The chevrons papers. son, Pitt, Mrs. I D. E. Knight, Newn with his Savage is spending
i "f-'iunituiii ot'tin: hour with and home. I believe I wrote mother cnshiership of the bank, i is a native of will be the sumo sizoand Walnwright, Oscar Andreu I DeWitt i family.
'ix. eight and thirteen Inch shells. Theme nnd Warren that I had hec-n down with Ptarke, and Is known to all as a young I i shape as now )prescribed for war I C.: Jones A. S. Crews and, others of Mildred Roberts I is upending the hoiidnys .
' that got me burst about 10 feet ilipthcriu. Imt how little! did. I know man of the highest character. At the will ii'ii ice be chevrons. Immediate steps. Starke attended the funeral of Mrs. with her ernndpnrenl.s, Mr. and
."rom the ground, right over my kitchen thit I would have a relapse. However, time the position here was tendered! I taken to provide them nt all Epperson: here :Monday afternoon.Mr. ;Mrs. Rimes of Worlhinglon.
and, the flying pieces of shell fell I am alright again now ami expect togo to him he wan a member of the office "1.i-es. where troops will be dischnrg- and :Mrs. Druwdy, were in town II. I.. Sprinkle' was n business visitor
'like rain all around me, tearing my* away for a week or tn dnys l real force of Swift & Co., the big meat I i'il I and they can be furnished. to men Tuesday.Mrs. to Jacksonville list week.Clyde .

kitrh'-n tent to pieces. One piece kill. soon for a rest. I have written to Earl packers, at their Jacksonville, head. I aln'Uily discharged who apply for : Clarence Johnson returned to Loadhollz is sick with the flu
oil, my friend and three pieces hit my and Walter but have not heard a word quarters. The customers of tho Bank her home Monday. this week.

clothes{ one cutting a hole in my cap, from them. The army in. France I U of Starke will find him obliging and name. -- ---. --- :Misx V'ergio Thomas is visiting herHixter Vnrnes visitor to
Harvey wn n
mother through my sleeve) and another moving so much that I suppose they attentive to their interests.' Mrs. John !Mott, thin week.
I ILL I SHIPPING! town Tuexday.Mr. .
through my shoe. I was fryingitenk have some trouble in keeping up with, -'-- LARGE: QUAN.TITIES :Miss [Flora Snppjins returned home
at the time and one piece went the mail. lowed him throughout the war: : OF sy itti' after a pleasant visit at the home of ; an.! :Mrx.' E.: S. Hayes motored

through my frying pan, apillinfc all my I am very glad peace is so near at i Franco, Nov. IB, 1918. Rand :Mrs. Proctor. over Worthington Tuesday.
:rpa. ". The concussion threw me to hand. I trust this will end wars for- Dear Mother Father and Sister- DeWitt C. Jones, who i Is by far the ;Mifrcus Dfkle. is spending, the holi- !Mrs Max Wilson, is ill nt the home
the ground, injuring mv back ever. On the battlefields that is plent Thla Is Friday the fourth day after I,u. gust shipper of syrup in BradfordHiunt days with his parents at Five Mile.Mrs. nf Mrs. B. 1'. Wilson.
It was the second of November when of excitement, but none of it plciisnnt. the signing/ of the armistice, and! I am _y, shipped. two thousand six huniin ; Klondes H convalescent! after ;Miss :Mae McKinney is spending the
we were shelled end I will never forget The wholesale murder of men Is beyond feeling dandy after the great finIMh. d gallons of syrup during the past several duyn' sickness. Christmas holidays with ;M. L. ;McKinney -
t. I wn in the hospital on my birthy. me. I don't know when we will We are on the front, near Toul, but .,i H-ht days. At present the market hu:* Mr. nnd! Mrs Mack Overstreet have and family.
'; I must close. I am going to bp sent buck home or when they will are situated nicely now in some evac. I.lipped: a few vents per' gallon on syi.ip. been suffering from influenza.Verninn .
erdur" this afternoon. begin. It will take a long time to get tinted homes, hut don't know how lon? ' ... but, the price is. still sufficiently Edwards: of Alachuu made :\11'. and :\IrllIt'k; Douglass nndMrs.
nil the men and material bark, it will IDIOt. I have no idea we will :'i'tmotive" I to those who have syrup to a business trip to Lake Duller : Henry Pinktiton. of lVorthington.tinotoreil ,
.J I B. Thomas, of Brooker sends the haps another year. However, I must per lie here Christmas. I'I "II in barrel lots. over to Lnke Butler Tuesday.

llnving letter to the Telegraph./ It ny I am ready to get on my way anytime know you saw in the papers how It '--.- .Johnny and Truman Rimes were visiting Benjamin I' Wilson i
"p. written Nov mber 21. by his son, nil ended on. the 11 tho There wig lots I' BAPTIST riH'RCII their sister, :Mrs. A. C. Strickland Dr. Benjamin P. Wilson departed
:pd'liok B. Thomas Battery A, 316 In a way I England very much rf, action right up until 11 o'clock, then I :aturdav: I this life nt his home in Lake !Bitter on
leld l Artillery, France. and in one way have had the time of suddenly there was silence. The feel tr. Rogers, our State Mission Seciry Claude' Ailkins in visiting his pllr-I- the I ITlll day "f December, 1918. 11.'-

"' 'sir'. i-aincr: my vounir life.. hut I.. .have. .. .milI.. ... vorv- .. ing was certainly wonderful. IEv..n was with Uq )lat Sunday morn- I entH :Mr. and Mrs. Henry Adkins. i-ea.sed bud !'('('ll sick for many weeks
Today (IK (Fathers Day and boy dear for it and the whole trip, inrlud- '' : though !it !is all over you can- ', t" ond,! gave us grepit nddrecs.t Mrs. Max Wilson has returned! from nnd nil wins done for bin recovery that
1\,' ih' A. E. }o'. has been asked every to write !ing my experience in England and not expect us to come very soon for i :\:,"- Sunday/ thorn will I.a gsnemluriuin a visit to her sillt.crIrs.: lluck \Var- I loving i hands muld! II.". still God; in
'1 I ir father; a letter. I am getting France will ever serve me as a mem-| It will take a long,: time to get things I Ii I "': ;' up fcr stuto ms-::
(HIT fine. and I hope you all are well. ory pleasant and unpleasant to the i to running smoothly over hero. I don't| '.m>y lie. in the h ini.'it! of Dr. Kev. H. H. Proctor visited friends at I Dr. Wil.son was born In Mississippi, '
l 1.\, ""rpool England was the first- very end. England is a beautiful conn- I''t i know how long hut it may be that I I:'oirerH on Monday. Bring o'- ms'.d Worthington: Springs Thursday night,,. on the :usril day of February, l 55(1.( 1 Il Ia
l la"I." .- landed over-sea. Believe me try but such an awful climate. The l!, will get to spend my 21st birthday at >, .tr I itfering without fail: "inday.miming going from there to Island drove: to. griidualed from a medical college! in
w,,- ire triad to see land after seven people IJVP differently than we do in :l home. or evening. attend the Central Association. New Orleans, Ln., and practiced hi*
I .M I water. We stayed at Liverpool Florida. They have no wooden homes I I II I know there wan Home celebrating W. O. LAW, Tho bazaar given by the :Methodist; profession in Arkansas for several
VI" ,day, and two nights then we went ("'re-all are either brick or stone, I i over there, and believe me, there wasp l'aitor.HEAVY :Missionary society was In every WilY, Tears, but on account of the health ft
)wn to Southhampton where we stavI l nit! very cozy on account of the cli. mp here, too. I surely would have U a success many beautiful things be, his family he came to Florida in 1SJ:
I another two days and nights. We mat which Is moist nnd wet. It Is im. liked to have been in Paris. The French ;MAIL ing on exhibition. and, settled at l Reddick.' Marion county
>"n crossed the English Channel to romible to see your hand before your are the happiest, I think. Miss, Grade Fogg Visited) friends in t I where he lived' and practiced! medicine .4
ranee. From there we rode for two fnrc in midday when the fogs predom I am enclosing! you a little flower The Christmas mail at the postofllccun town this week, leavinllIon.lay niorn- for twenty-live' years. He came
'ys and nights when we arrived at irate When the sun does shine, which that I picked from "OE'adIan'R! Hill" i 11 been extremely heavy especially ng for Graham where she will spend l I to Ijike !Butler in 1911 opening up a,
n, artillery camp. Ik-was full of sol. in a rarity, the vast green hills and near Verdun. It Is just a little souve- th.. incoming mail, and Postmaster AI- the holidays with her brother. fine drug business.Dr. .

era and we were sent to a small valleys rre beautiful. nit to remember that hell by, for it u area had his hands full in getting Hubert Bennett, of Johnstown, was I Wilson was highly respected! by
'*n by the name of Nodes. We stop'd I I like France and like to look at the ahmit certainly it has a history. I will tell you m n lie day's mail out of the way before in town Monday. all who knew him. lie was a man of

I tHore until two weeks ago. We rural districts. The long straight I have some day. t he early morning's mail would againill Carl Alderman i 111 at home for the sterling integrity, sincere In his convictions -
7? in a town now by the name of St. I roads with a row of trees on either received no papers or maga- II I every table and unoccupied nook holidays.Mr., and hi* heart wan always
!lin and it Is a lively little place. I side certainly make wonderful drives. zines from you except a couple of ,II,n; the office. Williams i is a guest of D. W. open to the call of charity or tho cry
un't conies of the
know how long I will be here; Belgium Is a continual pond. that Telegraph. Guess tho C forum and family. of niUforlune. The writer feels that
*e never know how long we will be in I the part I lived In so long and I IS'j letter others I will received come some day The last METHODIST CHURCHKev. I Mrs. ..J.V.. Townsend nail children I if everyone for whom he has perform

ne place. I haven't met any of the see very little beauty about It. To toher 3rd. 1 tell from you was of Oc J. C. Diggs preached his Initial are suffering from influenza. ed some kindly deed nhould bring it

ind ome I would boys that like crossed ahead of me i there is no place like the U. S. A. (I written many letters you, I for really long have not ?,.rmon Sunday evening at the Metho- Miss :Margaret Loughtery is. an in. floral offering to his grave he would

higpen and to meet up with John- I By the time you get this it will be for we haven't had time and a time, ,|lut I, church. The other churches of the (fluenza patient ut the home of J.V.. sleep today beneath an avalanche! of a
re In Harvey Warren. They rhristmn I am not like Walter about yet. but think I am busy ,,, wn united with the Methodist in hon- TownHcnd. flowers.His, .
the will have
infantry and I suppose that; having Christmfli dinner at home I { noon more ,ii', ,of their new pastor and a large .
' haven't time. con. The town and! community wen remains were laid to rest in theDekle
We yi.we met. only wish I could. Food is very scarce I i Nov. I t'gation listened with great interest vhncked hear I-ako huller
haven't had Sunday, 16th.-Will add I Just to that Grandma; Epper cemetery nt to
any snow but i''In this a ..
e having some cold weather.yet I we! along country but we seem to get 'I few' lines to say that I am still o. k., ,I the sermon preached from the text sun had departed this life and pusmdto await that b" utiful. resurrected life
am i, somehow. The way they cook I 'ome unto me, all ye that labor and the Great when this morlnl hall
anding it fine, as we have plenty ot' over, here i U only smashed my finger,: yesterday, ., Beyond at the horn put; on immortality
othes to wear and plenty of blankets i home. To have quite unlike the way at I I but it will be all right soon. It sure '.ne,, heavy" laden, and I will give you I her son, W. J. Epperson, in Stark and this body that wins own abody
' keep warm at< "isrht. I am in the for would you all cook a meal looks good to see thousands of Engl it. The remains were brought to I.aki / of weakness I shall come forth a
,' divisionIt la known as the Wild I be worth much. i Ibh. f'rench and American prisoners The people of Starke extend a cor- Butter :Monday and laid ti> rent in tin body of power like unto that of tan
it Division and we all wear a red cat! The I of war coming In from Germany I d.I I ,il welcome to Kev. Diggs and faniIv. Dekle cemetery that afternoon., Rev :Muster.
I our left eleeve ; following letter is from Cor- i know freedom looks ton.II S. S. IVoctor .
Our commanding poral. Ellsworth : good to them, conducting the funeral Cln\l'\ 1I.'II.lnl rent, O, peaceful slumber
fleer Is Major General Charles II. Harper son of Mr. !i Would like to go: over to Metz tolay services. The many Lake Butler fall
iley.! I am in the 156th Artillery and who !Mrs.has J. E. Harper, of Lake Butler. ';' a* they are going to have a big time Miss Clara :Moitt, of Darlington S. friend.. of the family extend their Srnl mine that once must veal the eyes
Brigade, comamnded by Brigadier seen fifteen months service in there, and it Isn't more than the dls. is upending' the holidays with her sympathy to the bereaved ones of all;
:.neral Andrew Mo, ,. The 316th I I Artillery Europe an a gunner In Battery F, 83rd: ;;' tance to Starke from Lake Butler. Will I'ijirents' Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Moitt. :Mr. and Mra.: Bob Green attended Calm ito.! serene, my Mul it* Journey
'ginwnt [ U. S. Army. The '
! is
commanded by Colonel I I written was hush for this time. the association at Island Grove Sun takes
since '
". Captain James C. Patterson that (the armistice and shows Your loving son, ;Mrs. W. N. Murdaugh, of Fernan- day. No guilt that trouble! : no heart that
I young Harper's good fortune fol- ELLSWORTH. d lina, is visiting fricnjj in Starke. Aubrey Duncan U on the sick list iilio.S .


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