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fa ' . PALATKA DAILY NEWS PAGE NO. 3 t VOTING ROAD BONDS. Another Florida County Wants To Be on Main Highways. DADE CITY, Nov. 22 The Pasco County Good Roads association, in special session here Wednesday en thustiastdcal!y voted to (proceed with the campaign in favor of the $750, 000 bond issue to be voted on next Tuesday. The meeting was called because of unfavorable bids for the road-work, which were recently receiv ed by the county commiilssioneirs, the bids being so high that some members of the association were of opinion that it would be better for the friends of the movement to defeat it. But discussion developed the fact that the members were as a rute not discour aged by the hfigfo bids receieved, and that the association was almost unan imous in favor of pushing the cam paign to a successful tremination. A barbecue and public speaking will be held here on next Saturday, the twenty-second, under the auspices of the good roads association, at which several speakers from other counties are expected. The association also adopted a resolution asking the coun ty commissioners to ask for bids on the Cornwall system of cement roads vlien they again advertise for bids. Our Occasional Observance. A man will sit by the bour match. Ing pennies, but If his wife asks him to natch a piece of dress goods, whatta Itowl of rage find Indignation there'd jel Indiunnpolis Star. ARCADE THEATRE Thanksgiving E I A r . j I I i WIS WTO f? 'ft! kt-4- .vv& JJfi447S H urn wshT ' k. 1 M 'A' m IKtNJa CASTLE 'The Firing Line trpHE glass of fashion and mould of form" lovely Irene Castle will dance into your heart in this big, brilliant, colorful drama of life at gay Palm Beach. Charm ing gowns, stirring adventure, laughter and love and tears amid the flowers and foun tains of Florida. Robert W. Chambers' famous novel come to Hfe ! Keen with satire, rich with romance, warm with the red blood of youth. Also MR. and MRS SIDNEY DREW in one of their " r it n if f d r n " INIMITABLE COMEDIES DUll IV Li 1 JLv U Special Matinee will not begin until 4:00o 'clock. Come Early. ? Lee Puncture-Proof Tires PALATKA DISTRIBUTOR VULCANIZING DONE RIGHT CENTRAL VULCANIZER P. C O'HAVER SWITZERLAND IS SUFFERING E OF NEUTRAL1TIS PLACED IN EMBARRASSING PO SITION BY DEPOSED MON ARCHS AND POLITICAL REFU GEES WITHIN HER BORDERS, SHE TREMBLES FOR HER PEACE , By Henry Wood, , (United Press Staff Correspondent) BERNE, SWITZERLAND, (By Mail Switzerland just now is suffer ing from a very bad case of "neu tral-it is" and not entirely without reason. Where most countries in the world figure the that one thing they have got to defend above anything else is their national honor, poor Switzer land is up against the double job not only of defending her national hon or, but her national neutrality as well. While it might be a little unjust to Switzerland to say that in a pinch wherein she would have to make the choice that she would defend her neu trality above her honor, yet the rath er bitter facts in the case are that she could get along without her honor a great deal better than she could with out her neutrality. In fact, without her neutrality her national existence could no longer be insured and as a consequence there would be no na tional honor to defend. And it is the decidedly ticklish job which she is having now to keep her neutrality from being violated not by herself, but by her unwelcome guests that is causing her a severe case of "neutral-itis." Guaranteed Neutrality Her Salvation It was Switzerland's neutrality, guaranteed by all the great powers of Europe that kept Switzerland out of the recent war, and out of all the European wars that have preceded it for a century or two or three past. However this guaranteed neutrali ty on the part of Switzerland involves reciprocal obligations of neutrality on the part of Switzerland, and while if there was no one to be considered but just Switzerland herself she could be counted upon to sacrifice her r.a tional honor and everything else rather than violate her neutrality, the trouble just now is that Switzerland is chock full of dethroned royalty, overturned statesmen, new brands of Bolsheviki, and political exiles gener ally, all of whom are just itching to put across something in a political way that would further their own in terests, but which, having been con cocted on Swiss soil, might be re garded by other interested powers as a breach of neutrality by Switzerland. While it is to be doubted in the ex treme degree if any European power as constituted at the present time would ever dream of holding poor Switzerland responsible for any little deals which her present unwelcome guests might frame up, nevertheless neutrality means so much to Switz erland that she has a highly develop ed if not exaggerated idea of what's what, and what ought to be in the neutrality line, and she doesn't pro pose to let anyone get her into troub le in any way if she can prevent it. Taking All Precautions As a consequence, Switzerland is taking her precautions and her pre cautions are almost as amusing for an outsider as they are serious for her. First of all, before Switzerland opened her arms to receive with overflowing hospitality not the dethroned royalty of Europe such as Emperor Charles, King Constantine, and numerous German royal person ages whose names and titles are hard ly known to any but themselves, to say nothing of fleeing statesmen and political exiles, Switzerland exacted from them all a solemn promise that during the period they might enjoy her hospitality they would cease from all political plotting, all propaganda in their own behalf, all agitation and all activity that might cause the most sensitive European mind to interpret as permitting a violation of Swiss neutrality. As most of the fleeing individuals at that time had no place else to go they promptly gave the promise and were permitted to take up a much be- gruged refuge in Switzerland. How ever, hope springs eternal in the hu man breast, especially in the chests of kings, emperors, politicians, states men and diplomats out of jobs, and the whole lot had barely saved their skins by getting sheltered behind Swiss neutrality than they began to devise ways and means for getting back to their former jobs or some thing equally as good. -'While, of course, there is no way. of How's Your Stock of Stationery? Don't wait until the last minute to order and then get a rush job. Good printing is an index to business. Be as dis criminating about it as you are about the goods ou sell. We Think as Wei! as Print Let us figure on your next job, whether it is Note Heads, Letter Heads, Bill Heads, Envelopes, Cards or Catalogues. We do alljkinds of Book work. LET US QUOTE YOU PRICES AND SUBMIT SAMPLES OF WORK WE CAN DO FOR YOU THAT WILL BE DISTINCTIVE. Palatka News Printery actually keeping , these people from plotting without actually hitting them on the head with a club which there is no question but what Switzerland would gladly do were it not for the fact that the laws of hospitality are equally as binding as those of neu tralityshe can at least try to keep any of the plots from actually hatch ing out, and this she is doing with a vengeance. Royalty Is Nervous The royal and political personages are discouraged in tne extreme de gree from receiving visits of any one, even innocent journalists seeking interviews that might result in some plot hatching. Everybody is watched and shadowed, records are kept, in nocent actions are interpreted into po tentially evil ones. The atmosphere generally is not so different in many respects, although ever so much more healthful in general character, than that of the police-ridden countries of Russia and Turkey before the war. This exaggerated idea of neutrali ty from being violated by some one else has given rise to several amusing incidents. Two rv three months ago the Swiss delegation to Paris con ceived the happy idea of taking the American correspondents who had been covering the peace conference, on a sightseeing tour of Switzerland. Some twelve accepted the invitation. Upon their arrival in Switzerland, nothing would do but they must be received by ex-King Constantine. The Swiss looked askance at such a pro ject, but nevertheless hospitality de manded that they give in. King Con stantine consented, and so it was finally agreed that Constantine should receive the twelve correspond ents in a purely personal way, and that the visit should in no way serve "copy." The correspondents spent a half hour with Constantine, who is a past master in the art of fellowship with representatives of the press, and they were so delighted with their visit that as soon as they got out of Switz erland several of them forgot the visit was one purely of experience and wrote it up in real interview style and in such manner that left no doubt that Constantine wouldn't refuse the throne of Greece even without it be ing offered him on a silver platter. Swiss Here Horrified The result was that the Swiss were horrified. Here under their own control and as their own guests they had permitted correspondents to have an interview with ex-royalty that was unquestionably of propaganda value' ; QUALITY Electrical Work NO MATTERfljWHETHER IT BE THE GOGDS WE SELL OR OUR IN STALLATION SERVICE, QUALITY IS THE PREDOMINATING FEAT URE. HAVE YOU GIVEN OUR SER VICE A TRIAL? PI tone 338 for Quality Electrical Work. Spencer Electric Co. 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