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t. r r. The Arrival of the New Spring Models in "Society Brand" and "Kuppenheimer" Good Clothes $40.00 to $50.00 HAND-TAILORED PALM BEACH SUITS, $16.50 , BROWNING-FEARNSIDE COMPANY Palatka's Best Men's Store H. M. FEARNSIDE, Manager Apartment H ouse In Best Residential Section of Palatka FOR SALE If you are looking for a paying investment this is your opportunity. Easy terms may be arranged. We also have desirable lots for sale, and choice orange groves. Palatka Development Co. L. K. TUCKER, Manager Fresh Butter Milk daily at Blue Jacket Fruit Store, B. Gorieb, Prop. Corner Lemon and Second St. 3-9-tf "Let B. & B. DO IT." CHICAGO MAN HAS! AN ASTRONOMICAL CLOCK COMPLETE l lilted Prowl Stntt Correspondent Chicago, March 9 Michael Bulka of Chicago has Inveuul a i.iiiava ble astron'f.iical clock whirl: has at tracted m'ic scientific interest. In a glass :h:ae on top are a niin ature sun, earth and moon whose movements duplicate those of these bodies in the heavens. The sun re mains stationary, but the earth turns on its axis, the moon revolves around the earth and both planets circle the . . .1. sun. The globes representing ine sun and moon are coated with phos- nhorus and show the nights and days and the various phases of the earth's satellite. Eclipsos of the sun ana moon am clearly indicated. The amazing thing about it is that the earth revolves every twenty-four hours and the earth and moon take twelve months to complete their circle about the sun while marking off the four seasons. While these planetary movements are visible, a dial on the face of the clock records the changes in days, weeks, months and years. LITTLE PROSPECT DECREASE IN FREIGHT RATES SOON Washington, Mar. 9 The general railroad situation affords littje pros pect of general decreases irt freight rates, Chairman Clark of the Inter state Commerce Commission, today informed Senator Harris, of Georgia. Replying to. a letter from Senator Fresh Butter Milk daily at Blue Jacket Fruit Store, B. Gorieb, Prop. Corner Lemon and Second St. "Let B. & B. DO IT." 3-9-tf Harris inquiring as to the possibili ty of a reduction in freight charges, Chairman ClarK said: "The situation is not as good now as it was in December. There has been a substantial falling off in gen eral traffic. The average operating ratio of the railroads of the United States is something over 90. That means that for every dollar that the railroads earn they pay out in oper ating expenses more than 90 cents. Due to the narrow margin between revenue and operating expenses and fixed charges a good many are not even earning their expense!. BANK ROBBED OF BIG SUM IN LIBERTY BONDS Shreveport, La., Mar. 9 The Bank of Bienville at Bienville, La., was rob bed early Tuesday of over $23,000 in Liberty bonds, jewelry and other val uables stored in deposit boxes in the vault The safe in which the bank's funds are stored, also kept in the vault, was not molested. The bur glars evidently feared the noise of the explosion which tore the vault door open would awaken the commun ity, and after robbing ' the deposit boxes escaped. Wilmington, Del. Manager of the New Castle county workhouse base ball team announces he has lost sev eral first class players by graduation but has several good recruits in train ing. ' ' . i 3-9-tf "Let B. & B. DO IT." Fresh Butter Milk daily at Blue Jacket Fruit Store, B. Gorieb, Prop. Corner Lemon and Second St. It Beats.., As It Sweeps As It Cleans MAKES SWEEPING A PLEASURE Let us demonstrate these Wonder Sweepers in yourlhome. SrENCER ELECTRIC CO "Quality Electrical Work" Grove costs are materially reduced for growers who cooperate. mi. .rw m 1 . The Company OF the People, FOR the People made BY the People The Greatest Life Insurance Company in the World. fin Assets In Business Placed Greatest" income Greatest In Business Gained Greatest Jn I In Gain of Each I In Business in Force (In. (In Service to the Public Reduction of Mortality Health and Welfare Work ' Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (INCORPORATED BY THE STATE OF NEW YORK) HALEY FISKE, President FREDERICK H. ECKER, Vice-President Business Statement, December 31, 1920 $980,913,087.17 $116,091,262.62 $947,465,234.24 $33,447,852.93 $1,062,389,920 Assets - Larger than those of any other Company in the World Increase in Assets during 1920 - Larger than that of any other Company in the World Liabilities - - - Surplus - Ordinary (annual premium) Life Insurance paid for in 1920 More than has ever been placed in one year by any Company in the world Industrial (weekly premium) Insurance paid for in 1920 $589,560,231 More than has ever been placed in one year by any Company in the world Total Insurance placed and paid for in 1920 - $1,651,950,151 The largest amount placed in one year by any Company in the World Gain in Insurance in Force in 1920 - - $1,036,360,080 More than has ever been gained in one year by any Company in the World The Company GAINED More Insurance in Force both in 1919 and in 1920 than any other Company WROTE. Total amount of Outstanding Insurance Larger than that of any other Company in the World Number of Policies in Force December 31, 1920 Larger than t)iat of any other Company in America Gain in Number of Outstanding Policies More than any Company in the World has ever gained in one year Number of Claims paid in 1920 - - - - 312,689 Averaging one claim paid for every 28 seconds of each business day of 8 hours Amount paid to Policy-holders in 1920 " - - $81,257,393.70 Payments to policy-Jtolders averaged $556.86 a minute of each business day of 8 hours Reduction in general mortality at ages 1 to 74 in 9 years - 22.7 per cent. Typhoid reduction, 72 percent.; Tubercolosis, J-0 per cent.; Heart disease over 19 percent.; Bright 's disease, nearly 27 per cent,; Infectious diseases of children, over 28 per cent. Id general reduction and for each principal came of death this is far greater than that shewn by statistics of the Registration Area ef the United States. Death Rate for 1920 on the Industrial business lowest in history of Company. Dividends declared payable in 1921, nearly - - $11,000,000 Metropolitan Nurses made 1,625,271 visits in 1920, free of charge to sick In dustrial Policy-holders, including 14,667 visits to persons insured under Group policies. Metropolitan men distributed over Eighteen Millions of pieces of literature maga $6,380,012,514 , 23,899,997 2,129,326 on health Bringing the totijl distribution to over 213,000,000 exclusive of Company's health gaztne, oj wnicn over j.o,uuu,uvu are annuauy utscrivuiea.