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PALATKA DAILY NEWS
PAGE NO. 4.
Service To Grocers
Continued and 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
Lee Puncture-Proof
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PALATKA MSTRlllUTOll
VULCANIZING DONE KIGI1T
CENTRAL VULCANIZER
P. C. O'HAVER
jJS BARLEY'S BEARD
Frofi
Dnrfnrmc Coaf
gooui iciiuiiii i
Benefit to Farmers.
of
University of Alberta Agronomists
Remove the Barb From
Whiskers of Grain.
Edmonton, Alberta. Trimming ttu
beard of barley is the accomplishment
claimed by the agronomists at the
University of Alberta this summer.
Specifically what they did was to at
tempt to remove the beard altogether,
succeeding only in taking the barb
out of the beard. This, it was de
clared, Is of immense potential agri
cultural benefit.
It is the barb in1 fcirley that makes
all the trouble in handling and feed
ing the grain, it is said, and unsuc
cessful efforts have been made for
years both in Canada and the United
States, to remove the beard. But with
the barb gone the experts say the
beard doesn't particularly matter.
If the claims made for the improved
barley are borne out authorities hold
It may become a staple variety of
western Canada. Two varieties of
barley are grown in Alberta the two
rowed and six-rowed. The former Is
used for beer-making, but six-rowed
barley is the chief crop of central
Alberta for feeding purposes. It Is a
sure crop, favored in mixed farming
regions, and yields from 40 to 00
bushels to the acre.
DRUG OF MARVELOUS POWER
Bayard Taylor's Description of Sensa
tions Under the Influence of
Hashish Is a Classic.
Hashish may he reckoned one of
the most classic of all intoxicants.
Herodotus, the "Father of History"
speaks of its use among the ancient
Scythians, and it was doubtless the
drug referred to by Homer as "the
assunger of grief" in the house of
Menelnus. Pnynrd Taylor's account
of his sensations on first taking it at
Damascus is memorable. It put him
in a state of mental exaltation where
in all sensations as tiny arose sug
gested more or less coherent Images
in a double form, one physical, the
other spiritual, and the latter reveal
ing Itself in n series of indescribably
brilliant metaphors. A few minutes
after taking the drug ho found him
self at the foot of the f,:-.-s:t Pyramid.
A wish Insfintly transported him to
its smr.mp, far nhp'-e th" p'lm groves
and wheat nobis of Kgypt. Then, look
ing down, he observed that the pyra
mid was not built of stone, but of gi
gantic blocks of "plug" tobacco! For
a moment ho v.tI'.I.i d In a perfect par
oxysm of intulit'T at this ludicrous
discovery, 'l ien bis .-vases were rav
ished with delicious perfume, and
there came to his ears divine melodies
and harmonies -ivh :i lieethoven
might have dream, d. Time and space
seemed vastly
IN SCRAP OVER MAUSOLEUM
New York Woman Objects to Having
Uncongenial Company in Her
Last Resting Place.
New York Miss Mathilda Carlsor,
Is sixty years old and has no present
Intention of dying, but, according tt '
her own story told in supreme court
w hen her time does come, she does no'
want to await the Angel Gabriel's ;
trumpet in uncongenial company.
For upwards of forty years Miss '
Carlson told Justice Greenbaum, she
and her sister, Sophia Carlson, toilec
as domestic servants In various New
York households and saved the!:
money with a view toward providinj
themselves with "suitable last restii'i
places." With the accumulated sav
ings a mausoleum in Woodluwn ceme
tery was built. j
At the time the purchase was mau(
the Carlsons i provision for tin
interment of thi.i nephew, Nils Fegel
gien, ana nis wue ami uuuguier "
the same vault. The two families
were then on good terms. Itecentlj
there was a falling out between tlis
relatives and now Miss Carlson is
seeking to have the names of thf
Fegelgrens stricken from the mau
.solemn deed.
The plaintiff said site and her sis
ter paid $7,000 for the plot of groum
and the mausoleum, which she testi
lied, was built with a window in il
and large enough for a person to wait
about inside. The body of Sophii
Carlson, who died a short time ago. If
pow entombed there.
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year,
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tended, so that a niln
hour and en hour a
fri.'iids in the same
, -r. mile away, as
!ng tlii ni through
ope.
HAVE SIMILAR FINGER KAF.,.:
Important Discovery Made by Cali
fornia pYofessor as to Peculiarities
of Family Groups.
Prof. J. A. Larson, instructor of
physiology in the University of Cali
fornia, announced a new discovery in
connection with linger prints which is
likely to have a remarkable Influence
on many important cases that con
cern the law courts of California.
Briefly, Professor Larson's discovery
indicates that a similarity of linger
prints among members of a family is
sulliciently marked to enable scientists
to trace family groups and determine
positively whether a given ludivlduhl
is really a member of the family to
which he claims relationship.
The importance of the discovery in
probate cases such as the Sllngsby ease
Is obvious.
Should Dr. Larson's new discovery
be accepted By law and science, the
Sllngsby decision may be reversed, as
well as many other analogous cases. .
Dr. Larson's Investigations began in
1913 at the Boston university.
"Sines that time I have examined
prints of members of approximately
100 families," he said, "and l am satis
fled in my own mind that such a
means of identification is possible. I
am preparing detailed reports of my
work now In order that science may
be benefited' by my discovery. Before
I complete this, however, I expect to
Investigate the prints of fifteen or
twenty additional families so as to re
move all doubt as-to the accuracy of
my discovery." San Francisco Chronicle.
AMBER FORMED BENEATH SEA
Natural Resin of Pines Turned Into
Precious Material by the Action
of the Elements.
The world's supply of amber, that
rare aiid therefore precious substance,
the "gold of the north," as it has been
called, comes from the coast of Sara
lnnd in the eastern Prussian penin
sula, between the towns of Burstrort,
and Palmnicken, and here the shafts
o a famous mine run out under the
Baltic and the miners are actually
working under water. Ages ago the
country was a land of pine forests
which the ocean overwhelmed; the
pine trees vanished beneath the sur
face of the sea, and then, century by
century, the wood becume fossilized
and the nuttiral resin of the pines was
turned into amlier. Millions of years
were needed to transform the resin
into amber, and the search for amber
has developed romantic and picturesque
episodes like those that have become
part and parcel of the story of gold
and diamonds. An amber mine, how
ever, is not necessarily o4r water,
and there is an open-air mine at Palm
nicken, where amber Is dug for in much
the snme way as diamonds are sought
In the mines of Kimborles In nor
mal times tills one mine provides oc
cupation for about 3,000 amber
seekers.
White Rk
and
Omeg
a Flow
Bees Raid a' Jam Factory
Syracuse, N. Y. While Norris S.
Dalley was removing honey from the
hives at his apiaries on his farm in
Penn Tan, a village a few miles from
this city, he discovered that the sweet
was pink In color. Upon investigation
he found that instead of honey, It was
raspberry jam. The bees had carried
the jam from a preserving plant about
a mile from the Dniley farm. The
seeds were absent from the jam.
Swarms of bees and hornets have In
vaded the plant several times tills sum
mer, driving the operators out of the
factory and carrying the jam from
the uncovered .1ars.
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 f 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
Company
More.Than Master of Languages.
Wilfred Stevens, one of the chief
translators of the state department
nt Washington, speaks 33 hingauges.
although he has never been outside
of the United States and has never
been to college. One of the lan
guages is un invention of his own.
which he says is an improvement over
Esperanto. Among his list of lan
guages are Chinese, Japanese, Persian.
Turkish. Armenian. Arabian. Bulga
rian, Croatian, Ilussian, German,
Portuguese, French, Spanish. Italian
Yiddish, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch,
Hungarian. Finnish, Ancient Greek,
Latin, Hebrew, Polish and lloumimian.
He has also mastered three so-called
universal languages Kspernnto. Ido
and L'fonn, the latter his own idea.
Detroit News.
No More Rabbit Fun,
Greenborough, Pa. Motorman Roy
Michaels Is disconsolate. All the fun
or running his car between here anM
West Penn has been taken from him.
Michaels says that every night when
he reached a heavily wooded section
of the track two rabbits met his enr
and raced ahead of it for miles. The
other night one of the rabbits tripped
on a cinder and fell under the wheels.
The other rabbit has disappeared.
Ancient Egyptian Grain.
Defiance, O. Samples of corn and
wheat which were grown before Christ
was born are in possession of Fred
Hen Lays Any Place,
Woodevllle, Mich. Mrs. O. O. Lay
man owns a hen that Is a regular old
gadabout. She'll lay eggs most any
place except In the nice downy, nest
Mrs. Lyman provided in (he most earn
tary and scientifically perfect ben
bouse. She selected the top of a straw
stack to lay one batch of eggs and
hatch out a brood of 15 chicks. Then
she bad a terrible time getting her
youngsters down on the ground.
Bird Darkens Town.
Eau Claire, Wis. A blackbird roost
ing on the edge of an insulator of the
Wisconsin-Minnesota Light and Power
S. Stever, cashier of the Merchants' ! company's line resulted in shutting off
National bank. The grain was taken of electricity between Altoona and
from a granary in Egypt and sent to j Milwaukee for 20 minutes one eve-
hlm by a friend. The grain is over ning. The current Jumped the wire,
2,000 years old. The com is very , electrocuted the bird and passed down
small. the pole into the ground.
LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE
BIG .
CELEBRATION
For Repairing Punctured Hulls.
The cement for repairing apertures
In submerged ships of a Cardiff pat
entee consists of five parts toy weight
of crude rubber dissolved In naphtha.
three of rosin, two of white lead, nine
of coal pitch, and one-fourth part of
shellac. The heated mixture Is used
for cementing metnl surfaces and may
be applied to cloth to form an adhe
Hlve patch. The material may he
thinned with naphtha, when it is suit
able for paint.
K nTxTSTv DECEMBER 1st to 6th
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i zsEB3 A MIGHTY MIDWAY OF MARVELOUS MAGNIFICENCE
jjljj '' CARS SM-atata
FURNISHED BY
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Cleanest Show Ever
Shown in This City
Direct From The
Florida State Fair
at Jacksonville.
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