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PAGE NO. 3 CRESCENT CITY NEWS There are a number of strangers here, brought through the attractive advertising matter being sent out by the local company engaged in the ex ploitation of lands near New Ruin, the site of the old Wainwright lum ber mill. A good many are buying these lands, as well as other ands of the same company west of Como. Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Tumlin enter tained on Tuesday, evening with a masquerade ball, attended by some 35 couples, and a most enjoyable even ing of dancing was the result, with fine refreshments following. Mrs., A. J. Pounds made a shopping trip to Palatka this week. 1 Mr. and Mrs. Clement Prevatt are rejoicing over the birth of a little nine-pound son, on Wednesday, the 22d inst. And right here it may be said that the rejoicing seems to have spread to the grand-parents of the young man, who is to be known as Clement Prevatt, second. Miss Grace Hall of Jacksonville has leen the guest for several days this week of her mother, Mrs. E. D. Sack- cvt. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Campbell of New Jersey, with Mr. and Mrs. Wil liam K. Campbell, are expected soon. Mr. Campbell has a large crop oi fruit to ship. The Guild of the Episcopal church is going to give a supper to mem bers of the church at the home of Mrs. Ww M. Miller on Wednesday ev ening next in the interest of the pres ent church drive. The annual meeting of the Crescent City Board of Trade will be held next Monday night, when it is hoped there will be a full attendance of members. At this meeting the annua election of officers will take pace. At a meeting of the V. I. A. on Monday afternoon it was decided to take the old moving picture machine, rent the Odd Fellows' hall in Whites ville, and give reguar Saturday eve ning picture picture shows for the benefit of the colored people. This machine, which was but recently re placed by a new and more modern machine, has been fully repaired and now gives as fine an exhibition as ev er. The entertainments for the col ored people will be managed by Messrs. J. A. Dissel, Capt. S. M. La Bree and George Miller. If it proves successful the entertainments will be made permanent. Miss Lila, and Mr. Terry Hancock, students at the John B. Stetson Uni versity, DeLand, spent the week end here at the home of their brother, L. L. Hancock. Mr. and Mrs. George H. Herrick are expected here the first of the month. They will receive a royal welcome, such as is due to one of our most pop ular couples of winter residents. Dor- ...Tichenor has resigned as shipping cerk for the Atlantic Gro cary Company in Palatka, and is again at home. He is looking for a road position and when ie gets it the com pany employing him will have a good representative. Mrs. J. B. Moffett of Tallahassee arrived last week to spend several weeks with her son, Mr. E. L. Han cock. Mrs. Moffett is a large prop- Isn't This Fair? i J Ask your grocer tor , HONEY BOY (Self Rising) or COLONIAL (Plain) FLOUR and if in your opinion this is not the best flour you have ever used we authorize him to return your money willingly. Florida Grocery Company Sole Distributors P We Self Merchants Only" Stop Paying House Rent I ; Own your own home. We have arranged so you can buy one with the same money that you would pay for rent. We have seven dandy bungalows, some under construction, some finished, all for sale. Located in Bungalow Park, splendid neighbors, not too far out, paved streets and all con veniences. A CASH PAYMENT OF S500; REST LIKE RENT ertv holder in Tallahassee, owning several residences, a hotel, and sev eral farms. ""'n K. Borson, who has beenindispos ed for the past two weeks, is im proving rapidly and hopes to be about in a day or two. T. J. lies has bought Marcus Fore's racer a reconstructed flivver built for the track. ; ' Mr. and Mrs. Thomas' Pink,' and their son. who has been long the pop ular clerk in the Gautier store, are leaving this week for Canada, hav ing sold their place to Mr. J, W. Carter of Jacksonville ,who comes here to reside permanently. Mesdames Tillinghast and Russell, Miss Abbijean Miller, and Messrs. W. A. and T. B. Russell motored to Orlando and back last Sunday. Hon. W. J, Roebuck of Lake City, convict superintendent for the state, was in the city last Friday. He came to locate a camp site for State convicts who are to be assigned to work ,on the new state road running f:cm Dunn's Creek to the Volusia county line. Hon. M. M. Smith, president of the State Highway Commission, was in the city last Friday in company with Hon. W. J. Roebuck, the State Convict Superintendent. While here thev selected a site for the State cenvict camp, the same to be the Jiome of the convicts who are to worK on the new State Highway from Dunn's Creek to the Volusia county line. Mr. Smith says that lumber for building the camp will be here in a few days and work of building will be pushed. He expects to get fully started on the new road by January 1st. The camp is to be located a lit tle north of town on land owned by Mrs. C. L. Chamberlin, near the old C. H. Gautier home. The Misses Dorothy Burton, Mil dred and Louise Mathis .visited Pa latka last Friday, where they' were euests of friends over night. They returned home Saturday evening on the steamer City of Jacksonville. The deed for the new colored school lot ws transferred to the local school trustees on Tuesday., The trustees hcueht lot one (1) of Cone's subdi vision of lots 90, 91, 173 and 174, which is a lot 200 feet on Division street, facing Lake Stella ,by 150 feet on Olive avenue. The deal was closed through the W. A. Russell KulI Estate Exchange. This is a splendid site for the colored school, which is now in cramped ' quarters. The new school will be erected by the trustees during the coming year, and the colored people are greatly pleas ed, as well they may be. Miss Anselina iBurton has been visiting some ten days in Tallahas see, where on Tuesday she was maid of honor at the wedding of her friend, Miss Mary Lou Leman, to Mr. Ken neth A. MacGowan of Quincy. The ceremony was solemnized by Rev. F rancis Yarnall in St. John's Episco pal church, with an interesting mu sical program proceeding the cere mony by Miss Ella Scoble Opperman, and Dr. W. G. Dodd, a former in structor of the bride, who rendered the wedding marches and also play ed during the ceremony. Just be fore the processional of the bridal party, Miss Bessie Damon played the Lohengren wedding march on tha church chimes, when the air was im mediately taken up by Dr. Dodd on the ' great church organ. A note from Tallahassee in speaking of tha wedding, says: "The personnel of the wedding party will be of inter est to the many friends of this couple throughout the entire state.. Miss Anselina Burton, of Crescent City, was maid of honor, and Mrs. F. E. Harrison of Greenville, S. C, sister of the bride, was matron of honor. The bridesmaids were Miss DuBois I iler, Miss Janet MacGowan and Miss Anna Leman. The bridegroom had as his gest man, Mr. Frank Davis, of Atlanta. The Groomsmen were Mr. Jack Scarborough and Mr. Wal lace Allen of Quincy; Mr. F. N. Har rison of Greenville, S. C, and Mr. William Blount Myers of Ta'lahassee. White Rio Ome and ga Flour This is the Flour the discriminating housewife wants. Quality is what counts. Every Pound Sold With an Absolute Guarantee. Demand it from your Grocer. Distributors for Lee Puncture Proof and Regular Tires If you have never tried a Puncture Proof, do it now. They save tire worries, hot weather changes and constant care. This firm's unblemished reputation for high-class service and fair dealing behind every transaction with a retailer. We are growing, and will continue to follow policies which contribute to this growth. SERVICE COUNTS. WE QIVE IT. Merryday Grocery Company ? I i Palatka Development :j Company t H. M. de MONTMOLLIN, President and Manager following: Piano, Mrs. C. A. Tumlin; organ; Mrs. A. I. Spencer; violin, Mr. A. E. Lounds; cornet, Mr. N. V. Nihoul. The 'following is the program of the concert. Orchestra A song of Victory. "Ga briel." Congregation "What A Friend we have in Jesus." Prayer. S election, Choir and Orchestra, "For You and For Me." Orchestra Selection. Choir "Jesus, Savior Pilot Me." Congregation "My faith looks up to Thee." Selection "To the Harvest Field." Congregation Hymn, "Holy! Holy! Holy!" Scripture Reading, Psalms 22.23.24. Congregation Hymn "Precious Name." Selection Miss Julia Funk, "In the Garden." Duet Vocal Mrs. J. D. Mitchell and Mr. C. C. Sullivan. Choir selection "God will take care of You." Congregation Hymn "Love Di vine." Vocal Solo Mrs. C. M. Wooten "Beautiful Isle."' Selection Mrs. J. D. Mitchell ana Mr, C. C. Sullivan. Vocal Solo, Selected, Miss Kather ine Sullivan. Prayer. Congregation Hymn "Faith of our Fathers." Benediction. Exit March Orchestra. renew his or her membership for the year 1920. The annual fee is only one dollar and that may be paid now or any time up to the 1st of January. Throughout the United States there are some Twenty Million members of the Red Cross. This makes a mighty army for the relief of suffering. Will you be one of this 20,000,000 Ameri cans to see the last soldier clean through; to save the lives of Ameri can babies; to stop the spread of Spanish influenza; to send feed to starving humanity abroad; to provide more hospitals and nurses at home; to prevent disease, relieve suffering, and heal misery. Beginning on the 2d of November and continuing until the 11th, the Red Cross Campaign for members will bo .continued. You can save the offi cers of the Crescent City Branch much time by sending your name and your dollar to Walter C. Cartledgp, the treasurer. And you will be do injr good to the cause by asking -I J JVU1 JUU. HCl J man, woman, and child is wanted to enroll as a member for 1920. There are no class distinctions, no creeds, no obligations. This is not a call for contributions beyond the single dollar for a year's membership. B. F. TILLINGHAST. CRESCENT CITY METHODIST CHURCH. Sunday school 10 o'clock a. m., A. E. Lounds, superintendent. Preaching 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Revival services will begin Oct. 30, at 7:30 p. m. and continuing till Sun day night, Nov. 9. The Rev. J. S. Chapman, D. D., will du the preaching. Every one urged to come and hear the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. W. H. FUNK, Pastor. Fresh chile con-corne daily at John Mallem's place. First street. Sacred Concert. The choir of the Methodist church, under direction of Mrs. J. D. Mich ell, gave a sacred concert at the reg ular evening hour of service last Sun day night, the same being attended by a congregation which completely filled the church. In addition to a strong choir of voices, there was the instrumental music furnished by the nucleous of what it is hoped to organize a fine orchestra of several more instru ments. And it is planned to give sev eral more of these concerts during the winter season. Mrs. Mitchell is a trained leader, and under her expert direction it is hoped that there will be growing interest in saered music which will spread to the other churches. The orchestra was composed of the KTEEP UP MEMBERSHIP IX CRESCENT CITY RED CROSS. Add Your Name to Roll Call and to Ask Your Friends to do Likewise. The Crescent City Branch of the American Red Cros3 now has a mem bership of 357 not counting the strong Junior organization with its 120 mem bers. All of these membership ex pire with the end of the year. ' Everybody knows the good work the Crescent City Branch has done during the two years of war. It has made a splendid record for actual service. It is proposed to continue this good work whenever the calls ccme for help. In order to do this it is earnestly requested that every one who has been a member of the Red Cross, or who is now a member, 5 NON-SKID TIRE REPAIRS I do all kinds of vulcanizing and re building of tires, both fabric and card. FULL LINE OF FISK TIRES , No job too big or too mall. RETREADING FREE AIR E. W. Shotwell 518 Lemon St'