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PALATKA DAILY NEWS PAGE NO. 4. READ TODAYS NEWS TODAY IN THE NEWS 0 5'c. . . V i 1 t ! . 1 ' 1 Service To Grocers Continued andf increasing business proves appreciation of the service we are rendering the retailers in our territory. We are now handling all standard goods at margins that are a surprise to other dealers. Our stock is fresh and up-to-the minute. Prompt shipment, accurate con signments and fair treatment, our motto. The Atlantic Grocery Co. Palatka, Florida i HE CUT RED ' i J! MERCY FOR "HELL FIGHTERS" Yanks Who Stole Army Shirts From New York Base Get Off With Ten Days. New York. Ser&t. Arthur Holllday ! of the "Hell Fighters," who lives at i i 157 West 147th street, Manhattan, win- j ner of the French cross of war, was , spared a long term In prison because , of his war record when he pleaded guilty before Federal Judge Chatfield to stealing supplies from the army i base at Fifty-eighth street, Brooklyn. ! Abraham Glllard, also a veteran of j the negro regiment, of 90 Prince ; street, the first man to enlist under . Colonel Hayward, was in court on a similar complaint. .Tudtre Chatfield sentenced Holllday; to ten days in jail, the term he had j been In the Raymond street jan, ana promised similar punishment for Gll lard when he Is sentenced October 20. The men stole a couple of army shirts. H Col. Edwin Jadwln, now of one of the engineer France, disregarded war red tape, formalities and to get his troops over to equipped for work. The by Colonel Jadwin in get speedily ready for service cieney of his work has I the subject of widespread army circles. It develops N reason for his success Wi due to the fact that he I tape incumbrances which ! legally by the present sy 1 be fur Secretary Bakei, whether Coi. Jadwin is t remonstrance that attatj course or whether he T mended for his initiative oss. FIND BONES OF 32-FOOT GIANT Natives of Mexican Village Who Cling to Ancient Traditions, Guard 'Remains as .Sacred. Mexico City. The fossilized remains of a giant measuring 32 feet ,10 Inches In height were, according to report, recently discovered by workmen near the little village of Nanacamilpa, state of Vera Cruz. The natives, who still cling to many of the traditions of their Indian an cestors, declared the giant was ro tated to the gods of their forefathers. They erected a catafalque in the plaza, on which the giant rested in state for many days, covered with flowers and at night carefully guarded. The discovery attracted the atten tion of scientists here. Manuel Gamio, director of anthropology at the Na tional museum, expects to leave soon for Nanacamilpa to investigate. He is inclined to believe the fossil is that of a prehistoric vertebrate not human. PASTORS TAKE UP MINING UTENSILS FOR CLOCK Checkerboard, Dominoes, Dice and Card Charictc-s Conspicuous in This Odd Timepiece. The "Ganxwter's Clock" would lie j an appropriate name for a timepiece which appears to have been miuiewnn all the Implements fnr gaming that could be secured. A checkerboard famishes It with a fac, the numbers on which are mad.' with dominoes of appropriate denomination. The min ute hand Is tipped with the figure of a "heart" and at its short end is a Welsh Clergymen, With Less Than $500 a Year, Turning to Collieries. Cardiff. It was stated at the as sembly of the Welsh Baptist union in Aberavon that many Weish noncon formist clergymen are receiving less than $o00 a year. Some of them re cently left the ministry and went into coal mines, where they were able to earn four times as much. The speakers mentioned that there was now a serious : hortage of clergy men, several churches being without them. It Is Important to Have First-Hand Information It's a great thing to be your own scout. ' Other men r.:ny know more about the technicalities of a thing. They may even he able to tell you Just how to make the money they can't seem to .get possession of. liut after all a lit tle lirt hand observation added to or dinary horse sense will go a long way toward putting you on the writing side of the desk. At Waterloo Napoleon had to depend on guides. lie did not know the ground. I.acoste was trusted and hitherto had never failed him. Now he is resnon-iilile for the los of I life that linutght defeat to the French j arms and exile to the greatest general the world has ever seen. It's a great ! thins to have first-hand information. Novel Timekeeper. "club." A "diamond" serves to point the hours for the hour hand, while a "spade" forms the butt of this hand. The hHnds are fastened to the clock with dice, while the top Is ornamented with a row of tenpins and billiard balls. Over the top a row of short bil liard cues are crossed. ! $750 Pearl In Clam. Albany. Ore. A pearl, probably i worth .$7riO. was found grown to tb Interior of one of the sides of a large Uno clam, picked op by J. G. Craw ford recently in Bryant's Park. Mr. Crawford found the clam In the wil low bushes about 200 yards from the point of junction between the Cala poola and Willamette rivers. The Uno clam measures 12 millimeters In length, 4H millimeters In width, and the pearl was 3 millimeters long, 2 millimeters wide and V) ciillaieter The warm welcome accorded the Palatka Daily News has been most encour aging to the publishers. It is proof positive that the American people are demanding more speed, even in getting the world's news. We print it the day it happens. The afternoon paper is steadily gaining in public favor. It is distinctly the home paper everywhere. World's Greatest Afternoon Service! The Palatka Daily News carries the United Press afternoon service. This organization serves more afternoon papers than any two news associations in the country. It is crisp, interesting and reliable. It speaks for itself as it is presented daily in the columns of the Daily News. This service will be increased in number of words as soon as additional facilities for handling it are received. Why We Chose The Afternoon Field The publishers chose to enter the afternoon field, in preference to the morn Ingjfield for reasons that are so obvious tnat there was no occasion for hesi tancy. If experience had proven that the morning fields is the most de sirable in cities the size of Palatka present conditions here would not have decided the publishers not to enter that field. But the afternoon field is the field for the advertiser and the reader locally. In the United States there are two afternoon papers for every morning paper In Elorida there are nineteen afternoon papers and eleven morning papers. In'no city is there a morning paper where there isn't an afternoon paper except Palatka. These figures prove that the demand of advertisers is that their store news shall be circulated on the day it is printed and on the day that current news happenings are chronicled. In large centers of population the morning papers depends, to a large extent, on its general circulation outside the local field. Seventy-five per cent of the advertising for local readers in New York and Chicago is carried by the afternoon papers, The afternoon paper goes into the home before supper, just when the house wife is finishing her day's work and when the husband has come home from his labors. From it is mapped out tomorrow's purchases, as there is no time in the morning for wife or husband to look over the morniug paper un til after the first rush of activity incident to the starting of the day. This is the age of speed and people want the news the day it happens, why the publishers chose to enter the afternoon field. That's A Paper For All Of The People THE DAILY NEWS will be published in the interest oi all of the people of Palatka and Putnam County first. Our editorial aims and purposes will be found on the editorial page. The paper will be all home print and will issue every day in the week except Sunday. It will be delivered in the city by carrier and in the county and elsewhere by mail at the following rates : Per week Per month Three months Six months -One year 15c 50c $1.50 2.50 5.00 If you wishto be a sub scriber to THE PALATKA DAILY NEWS fill out the attached coupon and send or mail to The Palatka News Palatka, Florida :coupon) THE PALATKA'NEWS, Palatka, Fla. Gentlemen : Enclosed pleasejfind'$ for which please send me THE PALATKA DAILY NEWS to the below address for months. Very truly, N ame Street City . State. high.