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M. LAKE-LAND, FT.A.. WEDNESDAY, NOV. 1.1916
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TW F.vonimr TeWram !" '!! 1 "'.S TAMPA SPECIAL .
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is housed In the handsomest building years ago agreed to rotate the county
Published .very afternoon from The. & newspaper in the State; printing among the established, reput-
Telegram .Building, uKeiana, ri., ... nn
Entered In the poatoffice at Lakeland, that the paper at home and abroad is aWe papers of the county those
'la, as mall Matter of trie second a recognized and unquestionea sue- which had earned it by years oi serv-
M. F. HETHERINGTON,
' cess. We are prouder yet of the fact Jce aa boosting to the county not :
i that it has the confidence and good tne jjtte fly-by-nights, which might be
will of the good people of this com- gtarted up for political purposes, but
GOES ON NEXT
AA I " w- r - -m.- - DIHI wv. up -.v- X m- ! ha rnr nn
e:r munity; that it is recognized as the the paper8 of proven worth to the The lampa Bpu
tlx months Z.00 " r . c .v ,ir,tor aoaann nn next Monuay
Three months 1-25 exponent of the best sentiment ol the county. Tne editor of the Evening 'V " t which tTme the
Delivered anywhere within the community; that it has had its share Teleeram scent eight years in the November btn, at wnlcn
limits of the City of Lakeland for 10 , contributing not alone to the ma- colmtv before he was favored with schedule of Train No. 80 now arriv-
..i D!f w oi tr. tho mnrl ..... nn, ing at 1:03 will be changed to u.ti.
atmosphere of its environment; that 8E0. and next year it is his turn The following is the schedule which
cents a week
THE LAKELAND NEW8,
A weekly newspaper giving a resume
'or $1.50 per year,
Names of candidates are placed on
the official ballot for the general elec
tion in alphabetical order
J. Turner Butler.
J, P. CJarkson.
Milton H. Mabry, Sr.
Will H, Price.
. H. j. OEM MS
TO SCHOOL ON fHE
Hon. H. J. Drane made a most in
spiring talk to the pupils of the
Lake Wire school this morning and
it gives us pleasure to reproduce his
rpmarks. his subject being "The
What constitutes a successful man?
Some time ago, in passing along a
public highway in a'city which shall
be nameless, my friend remarked to
me as we passed a citizen, "I envy
that man." "Why?" I inquired.
"Because he is very rich." "Well," I
retorted, "I am very sorry for him.
He has my most profound sympathy.
He has not education, or refinement
or conversation or manners. He reads
but without discrimination, and
therefore with neither pleasure nor
lit has never sought to tear down, for tion of the disappointed pap-hunter. There is a question as to whether Mr. profit. He might travel, but as he
jthe sake of any pickings it might find It was thought that if Swindel could atts has killed ene man or two. knows not the history of mankind,
'in the ruins. It has been a builder; 'be defeated, the award of the public Rut there is no question as to the itnows not man's great achievements
eewy newspaper giving !" uuUi.iv ' ob". " , . . . Mnvpmher 6th-
local matters, crop conditions. 'at an times it has stood for the things again. Mr. Swindel was asked by a, S mt0 enecl on ovemu" u
ceu,lty,-af,a,rs' etc" 8ent "nywher!that are clean, and true, and of good party who had not been here more
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It does not claim that it has built rangement made years previous and !
Train No. 92, northbound, will ar-
than six weeks to set aside the ar-"veai i:e auu
No. 91, southDouna, win arrive at
Lakeland. It does claim that it has entirely satisfactory to all the papers,
done its bit. And its work has al- and give the new-comer the prefer-
3:07 and leave at 3:07.
No. 80 will arrive at 11:27 and
wavs been constructive. It has never ence over all the old, reliable papers leave at 11 :35
A vote for Wilson and Marshall 'been htue to any legitimate inter- 0f the county. Naturally, he answ- As was me case heretofore, the
can only be registered by marking, 'egt It ha8 neyer "knocked" any mer- ered that he could not justly do this, fast train will only stop long enough
properly, the names of the following tor0UB proposition. It has never un- and from that moment he has-been to discharge and take on passengers.
six Democratic presidential electors: jU8tiy a8Haiied any man's character, the object of the abuse and defama-
lall its efforts have tended towards
building. How much or how well It
lhas builded, it is for the" public to
judge. Its orrly claim is that constant
ly and consistently it has labored
'along constfuctrve Hnes.
j The Lakeland Evening Telegram is
ing Telegram completes its fifth year a fixture. It will he here as long there
of existence. is a block of paved street in Lakeland.
Five years ago-on November 1st, Its friends know this: its enemies
1911 -against the advice of our best might as well recognize it. It will go
friends, and in the face of predictions on. as in the past, doing its duty as
of failure, we issued the first number it sees it, withoul regard to favor, and
of The Lakeland Evening Telegram, certainly without rear, it win strive
FIVE YEARS OLD-
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With this issue The Lakeland Even
printing could be secured. That is principal speaker of the day having anj jja8 no proper concepts of
form and color, and music and art,
he would wander about almost as
aimlessly as one of the lower ani-
DesDite the threats of the Jacks nl- hias. He has nothing but money, and,
every blesHed thing there is to all this killed his two men. Yes, Mr. C'atti
persecution of Swindel. Of course, ' was fittingly represented,
the defeat of Swindel would really not 1 p
affect the matter, as it was decided
years ago, and the Only way to getUnie Free Press, the mouthpiece oilpcrordtn? to my standard is there
this little li.um is to go pleasantly to Catts, Senator Fletcher does not hes-1 fore poor indeed."
work for six or eight years until thetate to state that the entire Demo- An(1 B( j, m young friends, to
pther papers of the county have had!,.ratiC ticket, including the Demo- bp rlch t0 enjoy ijfe, to attain to
their turn. cratic nominee fpr Governor, W. V
iKnuott, has his vote and support.
The Catts people held a big barbe-1 1 "very prominent Democrat who has
cue at Kathleen yesterday. They re-, been identified with the history of
port 4,021 present. The 21 were (he party in Florida, is for Knott.
At that time Lakeland had only about to be a friend of the weak, an advo- t:u.,-ei anyway. It was advertised as The Catts spielers are principally So-
4,000 people, and to launch a daily 'cate of the right, a champion of jus- a Democratic meeting. The speak- cialists, Republicans and Populists,
naner in a town of that. size was gen- tice, an' aid to progress. It enters crs were j Williams, who ran pr witness the conglomeration at the
erallv looked upon as a venture of "Pn tne second half of its first de- hgainst S. M. Sparkman for Congress Kathleen barbecue yesterday when
doubtful wisdom. But we got away cade heartened by the approval of the on the Populist ticket; Dr. W. H. four of the speakers came under one
with it. Printing it for a time at a friends it has gathered about it, r0., a prominent Socialist cf Brooks- or the other of these heads,
financial loss, we made up for the de- cheered by the prospect of further , vnie who supported Roosevelt in the i 0
ficit by reaching out and drawing bus- years of labor for those it loves. And ast ciection; Yancey Carter, who ' STRAWBERRY PLANTS FOR SALE
so, with no regrets for the past ana ran for Governor of Georgia on the ;
ho fears for ihf future, it passes its popij8t ticket; and L. W. Bloom,!
fifth milestone, with confidence in it-Vho until a few months ago ran a
self, in Its constituency and in the Republican newspaper at Concordia,
city of which it is proud to be a part. ! Kansas. That's the brand of Democ-
iness from elsewhere, thus enabling
us to give the city of Lakeland a news
paper service unsurpassed by that of
any city of its size in the country. As
the city grew, the paper has prospered
moderately, until it is now recognized
as one of the fixed institutions of the
community, as firmly established as
the Rock of Gibraltar, and entirely
impervious to any puny attempt to
move it from its impregnable position.
We are naturally proud of the suc
cess we have achieved; of the fact
that there is not a more complete or
modern printing plant- than that of
the highest standard of happiness
and content which God designed for
his creatures, to be successful in the
sense worth while, the greatest prep
aration is a cultivation of the mind,
the conscience, the body. Thus
equipped, it lies in the power of no
I man to wrest nappiness irom yuu. n
you read the history of the great men
who have left their names cn Time's
immortal scroll, you will find thisal-
most without exception to be true.
Sir James Bryce, the great and
good man who was for many years
For that trip to any.
where here's the over.
coat that will be a credit
to you. You cannot find
better value, style and
satisfaction for thepriCe
$16.60 to $22.50.
It is knee-length, medi.
um weight, semi form,
fitting, single or double
Rich beavers and neat
grays, made up Wjtn
uaKeanos eesi c-iothes :,nC3
Phone 243 : : Drane 1
Missionary. Strong, well rooted
plants. H. F. Becker, R. F. D. A. i anlbassador to Washington from the
racy that was handed out to the
THE REASON TOR IT
I crowd at fair Kathleen yesterday. In
i line with the truthfulness as to the
Court of St. James, once remarked
jthat the Cnstitution of the United
I States, including the amendments,
Luther McLeod of Frostproof and 'could be read aloud in twenty-three
Miss Elise Bussard of Crooked Lake, minutes, and yet it was considered
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I v. f , t, a I Louise Jones of Ft. Meade and Miss. one oi me greatest worKs 01 civiiiABu
,u , . ' v ' 'Clara Kinsev of Mulberry man and was conceived and con-
Why Is this bitter antagonism to the report in the Tribune this morn- lara K-maey 01 MUiDerry. I ,, ovnHm, hv
...... . TnmpR r Hutchinson of Brpwster structed almost without exception Dy
Commissioner Swindel? Is H.born of ing that Mr. Catts was present and James K Hulcnm80n 01 Brewster
. , . , . and Miss Neta Thornton of Brewster men who were rich in brain rather
patriotism or a sense of duty to the his speech wan received with en thus-1,6 8 w mormon oi Brewster.
public? Not at all. The animus is jiasm. Mr. Catts was not within two I Dayton R M?re and M,8S Eva ,tha J0- . ... intprnPptatlon
i. ,,j , . '. . ' Wilkersnn hoth of Bradlev Junction 'When It came to the interpretation
so small, so sordid, so selfish, that one hundred miles of Kathleen . He was wnKerson Dotn oi uraaiey junction. .
. . , . . v, . , ... C A Smith of Nichols and Miss of that great instrument which
blushes to disclose it. It Is purely appropriately represented, however. I " amlla OI "-uis ana 1VU8B ,
Nelle Wallwork of Bartow. (Continued on page 8)
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Button and Lace
$2.50 to $6.00 atl
Straw Shoe Stf
Casfln Is Ewiryffltonimg
Positively nothing Sold after Midnight
October 31st--ONLY FOR
It is just as impossible to
do a credit business, give
good service and pay our
bills, as the word "impos
sible" can signify.
In making rules to apply to our
business or to the public, it is
customary to undertake to apply
rules that will best govern the
interests of all concerned.
This Means to
If any of our customers can
suggest a rule that will better
work to their interests and ours,
we will undertake to apply it.
We are striving to push this
business to the highest standard
of service. We trust our cus
tomers will stand by us.
DON'T ASK FOR CREDIT.
This rule will positively go into
effect and must be carried out.
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