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-.(WRUBnwr i 4 f! - PALATKA DAILY NEWS PAGE NO. 3 1 untruth, W1TN j "Tld i DelighW Pre witness! Old P Club audieroi while chwrcli scene i C. Drl the cm Wiggj vmte J dentlli row a was t be pr was Th expe ly r( play whic fund It Kate gan he 1 chur PRESIDENT CAN WRITE WITH E1THER0F HANDS LEARNED WITH LEFT AFTER RIGHT GAVE TROUBLE. Indicates Determination of Chief Ex- exutive Uses Left Regularly Now. THl. Gov 3 elec an dayj par it i ioni' wo WASHINGTON, Nov. 8 President Wilson is ambidextrous. In addition to his many other unu sual accomplishments, the President of the United States has patiently ac quired the ability to use, with equal .facility his right or left hand in sign ing his name. The authority for this statement is P.ear-Admiral Cary T. Grayson, U. S. K., personal friend and physician to the President. Why the President determined to become ambidextrdus, 13 a short, but interesting story, and shows in a new light the painstak ing seriousness with which Woodrow Wilson, regards his job as the head of this great Republic. Here it is: Roughly speaking, Mr. Wilson signs his name to 15,000 public documents yearly. In addition, he autographs thousands of photographs, etc., at the request of admirers and souvenir so licitors, besides attending to his per sonal correspondence, which is enor mous. During the war this signing process was augmented by thousands of commissions for the army and na vy. Mr. WTJson is punctilious about bin signaturers. He never slights it and prides himself on the neatness of his work. As the burden of his autographing rew during his continuance in of fice, Mr. Wilson began to notice sharp pains attacking his right hand, fol lowing a long session with his pen. Eventually he took the matter up with Dr. Grayson, who diagnosed his trouble as neuritis, and advised fre quent resting spells. Postponement of work laid before him is the one thing that openly chafes the Presi dent and causes irritation in his oth erwise extremely serene personality. So, unknown to his doctor friend, he commenced to practice writing with his left hand. With the facility which is one of the President's characteristics in handling all problems, large and small, he was soon able to satisfy himself that he could do as equally r.eat job of his name with his left hand as with his right, and the next time Dr. Grayson advised him to quit because of neuritis the President as happily as a child with a new toy dis played his new accomplishment, President Wlilson retains this abili ty even in his present serious illness, and recently signed pardons for six men confined in Federal prisons, with an indelible pencil held by his good left hand. A REAL FARM FOR HOGS OR DAIRYING." 120 acres; 80 under hog proof fence and cross fences; 50 under cultiva tion; flowing well; good five room house and big bairn, together with outhouses. In heart of famous East Falatka-Hastings potato belt; 3 miles from East Palatka on brick highway. Ideally situated for livestock, dairy ing or general farming. Rich, black potato soil. Price $10,000. Terms. Fred T. Merrill, Palatka, Fla. Economy Grocery IS OFFERING ANOTHER ,L0T OF HAMS - AT - 30 Lb. THESE WILL GO QUICK. BUY NOW. We can also furnish you with all kinds of Fruits - and Vegetables, fresh or in cans. SERVICE. OUR MOTTO.a Telephones 35 or 36 1 I. 9 i5 . THL 17 9 lois rair; Ask your grocer tor ft 4? By IJn GTON. 0,000,000 '1 enterprise States as a. V v lork of tli wday, accordi isury officials SUB!. HO Jr,nr for speculative b'e to local :ash to tory addit.inno 1..... 1 to boost business g I this will j i.' , , i st of 1; Part 1 lllrl nl. 1 . I ue made avail ' to help finance their hv - I -reasury officials, used the Rr0i if a a e stock market byjex Ct NEY BOY AmCl'" if to- ' ieseelf Rising) The J 8 o'clock ?or hastily s -NIAL (Contln,, C 1 J Jbfst flour you 0 return- your xery v.: AMERICANS KELP HUNGRY AHD ILL Unbelievable Conditions Found in Territory East of River Bug. DISEASE AND HUNGER STAY Red Cross and Jewish Relief Commit tee Working Hand In Hand to Help Sufferers Fresh Cloth ing Dire Need. New York. The River Bug, which served until recently as a boundary of the bolshevik fighting, Is today a boundary of another kind. Its eastern shore bounds on one side the hungriest and most diseased and the most stricken territory in the world today. Five million people are at the point of starvation east of the River Bug, according to figures given out by the American Jewish Relief commit tee and compiled by the American Red Cross and American Jewish Relief agents. A great number of them are Jews. The war has left 6,000,000 des titute and stricken Jews In Eastern Europe utterly helpless, in many cases ill, in every case hungry and de pendent East of the River Bug these people are living in devastated houses, in stalls of old stables, on roofless plat forms built for refugee families, one family to a platform, in old freight cars, In holes in the ground or under the open sky. They are weak from many months of semi-stnrvation, for they have gone for five years without one square meal. They are still terror-stricken from the war. Their num ber is being reduced every day by a series of the most terrible epidemics that ever swept any section of the world. Typhus, Cholera and Smallpox. Typhus, cholera and smallpox are all raging In the territory east of the Rtver Bug. The first and most gen eral of these epldenrlcs is carried sim ply by body lice. At least one mem ber out of every fifth or sixth family Is stricken with some form of It, as is Inevitable among a people clad in five-ye'ar-old rags, people who have not had hnth with soan or a change of cloth ing since the beginning of the war. No estimate of the actual number or those smitten with typhus in Poland has yet been complied, but It probably Is great er than In Siberia, where the American Rrt flross found 100.000 cases. ' TJIrt and malnutrition are the two great causes of the epidemic of dls Aiw All throneh Poland may be found children eight or ten years old no larger than youngsters half their aire ordinarily are. Two ont of three infants do not survive their first year of life. The avernge emm in tne ter ritory east of the Bug river has never tasted milk, even mother's milk. Amer ican Red Cross investigators say that an abnormal number of children are horn blind because of the malnutrition of their mothers. American Jewish Relief investigators discovered a new eye disease that had attacked thou sands of children, beginning with con stant blinking and ending in total blindness, resulting when long con tinued starvation had affected the muscles of the eye. So the great expanse of "the de portment of the East,"- which sounds like nny other part of the map to tne people of the United Stntos, is a wil derness of horror and desolation to the American workers in Poland who are familiar with the unbelievable suffer ing there. In the buttle against dis ease and staraatlon which Is going on In the territory east of the Bug river, the American Red Cross is fighting the' former, with medicines and physi cians and nurses, and attempts toward cleanliness, while the American Jew ish relief workers have entered the lists against hunger wllh soup kitchens nnd milk stations, and Children's Re lief bureaus, established here and there, all through the vast stretch of territory. Fresh Clothing the Dire Need.' If all the people in the territory oast of the Bug river could be fed properly at once, disease would soon disappear, physicians in the afflicted region siiy. If they could replace the racs which they hnve worn sinc the beginning of the war with fresh clothing, the epi-' demies would cense to spread. If their living places could he made habitable, and clean, It would no longer be as it is today the most desolate expanse of land in the world. It Is toward this end that the two "great organizations, one of Gentiles and the other of Jews, are working hand In hand, difference of creed forgotten, in the great practi cal need that they fad;. The Red Cross personnel has been trebled in the last few weeks in this district. American Jewish Relief agencies are feeding huudreds of chil dren there. . lite Rie (Meg and a Hour This is the Flout the discriminating housewife wants. Quality is what counts. Every Pound Sold With an Absolute Guarantee. Demand it from your Grocer. Distributors for v Lee Puncture Proof and Regular Tires If you have never tried a Pnc vre 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 GIVE IT. Merryday Grocery any Comp HOW ATLANTA DOES IT. Grocers Make Sugar Purchasers Buy Something Else, Too. ATLANTA," Ga., Nov. 8 The prac tice of merchants in forcing persons to buyother articles in order to get sugar is justifiable, according to a ruling made by John A. Manget, chairman of the local "fair price" committee. , Such a practice has re sulted: In grand jury indictments in other cities. Mr. Manget noted in his statement, made public today, but h added that? in hi3 opinion "it will not hurt any consumer and it is the only just way I see to relieve the situation and avoid hoarding." The fair price chairman added, however, that one merchant had been report ed as making a customer buy worth of other merchandise in order to gt a pound of sugar and that nu merous other merchants had been re ported as forcing customers in order to get sugar to pay advanced prices cn other articles on which the price has ijot been fixed. "I regard' this as the jeanest profiteering," he Lee Puncture-Proof P. C O'HAV; TirelT DISTRIBUTOR TO PALATKA TRADE said. LAKE SELLING COTTON EUSTIS, Nov. 8 The largest deal in cotton ever consummated in Lake county took place this week when the Lake County Ginning Co., whose headquarters are at Aitoona, sold to B. F. McWhorter for Barrett & Com pany, of Augusta, Ga., three car loads , of cot'ton for the sum of $58,000. The cotton was shipped to Georgia yes : tt-rday. The Lake 'County Ginning Co., is 1 composed of the following gentlemen; jW. S. -McClelland, president; II. C. , Duncan, vice president; Chas. Isted, treasurer; II. F. Dobbin, secretary and manager. The above company orect ; ed and equipped their gin last sum l nier and during the first season en joyed a lucrative business. Since the destruction by fire of the G. J. Grif fin gin in this city last spring, the above company aire owners of the on ly cotton gin in Lake county. EXECUTOR'S NOTICE All creditors, legatees, distributees, r.nd all persons having claims or de mands against the estate of Anton Ifeini, deceased, are hereby notified to present their claims or demands to me within Two Years; and all per- ;!' sons indebted to said Anton Heini, de-"; ceased, are notified to pay the sama .' immediately. CATHERINE HEINI, Executor of the last will, estate of Anton Heini, deceased. This 13th day of Oct., A. D. 1919. "jrtRS. JuSKJ3ti Dislikes Collar, Dog Buries It. , Winsted, Conn. Averse to wearing a heavy collar, Jerry, a French bull dog owned by Andrew Saxe, picked up the collar after it hud been temporarily removed from his neck and quietly left the veranda of the Snxe cottage at Highland Lake. Jerry reappeared with his nose covered with fresh earth. Members of the family found the col lar buried beneath the cottage. Jerry had dug a hole with his paws, pushed the collar into It nd completely cov ered it Keep Your B S1 ed ; and Enjoy Tom -Motoring Fully charged-batteries mean as much in driving as good tires and gasoline. With run down batteries you are always in danger of being stranded without lights or starting power. Bring Your Battery Here for Recharging Our equipment fa battery recharging is the best in the city. Our battery service depart ment not only recharges your battery, but sees that you are reminded once a month to bring it in for inspection.' 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