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"WeAnesiav Morning, June 15, 1Q2I
NEWS LONDON PREPARES BIG PROGRAM FOR ROTARY VISITORS (By Aeeoclate Prru) London, June 14. A whirl of en tertainment has been planned by London's 300 Rotarians for the re ception of delegates from Rotary Clubs in the United States, Canada, Mexico, .Cuba and other countries who attend the international con vention of the orgnnization which begins at Edinburg today. It is said the delegation will be one of the most important and the largest depu tation of American business men ev- er to have visited this country. J The convention will continue until j June 17. After leaving Scotland it is expected that the majority ot tne delegates will travel to London by way of the lake district and Strat-ford-on-Avon. On June 22 the Lon don Rotary Club will give a banquet in their honor. It is planned to have the Prince of Wales among the guests and that Lord Northcliffe will be the principal speaker. Among other plans for the suc ceeding week are a civic reception, a reception at the Botanic Gardens, and a gala theater performance. MISSPELLING GRAND JURORS NAME NULLIFIED INDICTMENT (By AnnoclMrd Prreel Live Oak. June 14. Misspelling of jthe name of a member of the grand jury for the spring term here has , resulted in the vitiating of all indict Jments returned and the summoning oi ' a new grand jury for a special term ! of court to begin, June 27. The name I of juror F. E. Godbolt was written on a summons as "LrOdDoia ana a 'plea that the indictment in the case rin WIU DUimiiuna n o .-..., be squashed was sustained. All other motions and pleas were continued un . til the special term. '.ALL OFFICERS SOUTH FLA. (By Annoclnleil I"re Lakeland. June 14. The South Florida Press Association set a pre cedent today by electing only women as officers for the ensuing year. Miss Gail Bently, of Bartow, was elected president; Mrs. M. F. Hetherington, !of Lakeland, vice-president; Miss Edith Edeburn, of Mount Dora, sec- rptnrv and treasurer, and Mrs. C. S. Wilson, of Sarasota, treasurer. FLORIDA MAN MADE PRESIDENT OF SHOE DEALERS Friends in Palatka of Ridley R. Wilkinson will be pleased to learn of a signal honor conferred on him recently at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Shoe Retailers As sociation when he was elected presi dent, succeeding Charles P. Brady, of Atlanta. Mr. Wilkinson is manager of the shoe department of the Choen Bros., big store in Jacksonville and is con sidered one of the best shoe men in the entire southeast. He has a large number of friends here, having mar ried Miss Lucille Kennerly, one of PalHtka's most popular girls. He has visited here many times and is a staunch booster for Palatka. The Southeastern Shoe Dealers As sociation is composed of retail shoe men from Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Smith Carolina, and Tennessee, and in addition to choosing Mr. Wilkin son president selected Jacksonville as the next place of meeting. MIAMI DISTRICT METHODIST WENT OVER THE QUOTA Rev. M. H. Norton, presiding elder of the Miami district of the Florida conference, preached at St. James Methodist church Sunday night and held quarterly conference Monday morning, making the important an nouncement tfiat in the Methodist ed ucational fund drive the Miami dis trict exceeded its quota of $95,411 by between one and two thousand dollars. Reports from headquarters at Nash ville have already been received to the effect that Florida was the first state to exceed its quota. ST. PETE TRYING TO PUT BAN ON RENT PROFITEERING (By Amorlntrd Prnw St. Petersburg, June 14. As a step toward prevention of high ren tals the local Chamber of Commerce proposes to have drawn a standard lease to be used by property owners which would contain a clause provid ing that in no instance should a house or flat be sublet at an increase of more than 10 per cent, above the original price, and that upon violation of the provision the lease becomes void. GOTHAM BANKERS SENT MONEY TO ELECT NEWBERRY Washington, June 14 Henry Ford's contest for the seat of Senator New berry, of Michigan, threw the senate committee earing today into a divi sion as to how far the inquiry should go into charges connected with the financing of the 1918 campaign. Ly man D. Smith, a New York stock broker, testified to having forwarded money on behalf of himself and others for the Michigan campaign and state that nearly all of the bank ing people I knew in New York had possibly done the same thing. Alfred Lucking, Ford's counsel, demanded the right to check Mr. Smith's bank account and the witness agreed, but Chairman Spencer, over the protests of Senator Walcott, New York, democrat, and minority mem bers, said the committee would take the step under advisement. Mr. Smith, when pressed, said he d'dn't want to repeat gossip but that "officials of the American Exchange National Bank were very anxious to have Newberry nominated and that the Chatham Phoenix "might have" sent money too. "Let B. & B. DO IT." J-8-t SOCIALISM HALTS BETWEEN SOVIETS AND (AGENDA PLAN (By Associated Preaa) Detroit, Mich., June 14. Whether socialism is to retain its present program and identity or be amalga mated with sovletism or communism is one of the issues which the social ist national convention, set for June 25 here, will be called upon to decide. Under the "agenda" system f vo ting, adopted by the socialists for the first time this year, all motions pro posed for submission to the conven tien must be circularized in advance among the membership of the party for assimilation and discussion. Any faction or group within the party, however small and unrepresentative may submit such a tentative motion for inclusion in the agenda with the district understanding however, that this precedure carries with it abso lutely no endorsement of sanction for the proposal by the committee who makes up the agenda. of the excursion ticket but s Gov ernment tax of one dollar will be col lected by the purser on the ship. The round trip fare, including war tx from Palatka is $37.19, an unu sually low rate and an opportune time to visit the Cuban capital ana note the splendid new ship of the P. & 0. SS. Co. The Cuba has wide and spacious Hecks, a nalm garden, well ventilated saloons and lounging parlors. Electric fans in eacn state room. "Let B. & B. DO IT." -9- inrinfuvnn:!! Nfl LONGER: tiliV 1 rtlluvv.." - - (By Associate P" River Junction, June 14. The com munities of River Junction and Chat tahoochee have been incorporated y one town, with the name River Jun . tion, as the result of the passage a special act by the legislature. AX though the area of the town is only two miles long by seven eighths of a mile wide, two postoffices will be maintained, for the present, at least The newly incorporated town has ' population of approximately 750 exclusive of the inmates of the state hospital for the insane. Bandit Returned $25,000 Liberty Bond. Jacksonville, Fla. A regretful note accompanied a $'.'5,000 Liberty bond returned through the mall to Clement D. Cates company, stockbrokers, from which It had been stolen. The note said the bond was too big to handle safely. The robber, however, admitted that he hud kept two smaller stolen bonds. Sub-letting is held responsible for the high rentals that prevail here during the winter season. EXCURSION TO CUBA ON JUNE 20-21ST The Peninsular and Occidental Steamship Company have recently placed in service between Key West and Havana, the new steamship Cuba, which was built especially for the Havana service. To enable those who may desire to make a trip oi the new ship and visit Havana, the Florida East Coast Railway Com pany will run an excursion from all agency stations to Havana and re turn, and tickets will be sold on June 20th and 21st limited to return to original starting point by midnight of June 30th. These tickets will be good for stop-overs at intermediajte 'stations in either direction within the final limit. June 30th. Meals and berth J while at sea is included in the price H. Co Cole Manufacture the Celebrated Brands ol Flour OMEGA The Standard Short Patent Flour All Try to Eqaal BUT NONE SUCCEED WHITE RING The Great Leader of Self-Rising Flour All Made in the most complete, sanitary and Model Mill of America. Every Barrel Guaran teed Perfect and Uniform in Every Respect and Absolutely Without a Superior Merryday Grocery C. 1 Distributors, Palatka, Fla. Say, Folks! DRINK HYT0NE Its Just the drink for this hot weather. Order a bottle or a case today. On sale at all diink stands. Atlantic Grocery Company Wholesale Distributors PALATKA, - - FLORIDA! I KEEP COOL This hot weather with a new AT WILL G-E lectric Fan WE TU VE THEM Spencer Electric Co. 202 Lemon St Phone 338 M jrun voir Ifedk sfi din brnsh W mil whu a 4 B I 111 I iiiiiilif, and the blend can't be copied ,11 101 i iifiii iiUff! Pi I Is pi cigarettes- Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co. Air -Tight Tint of SO Ask your cfoaier to show you the nmw vacwrai-aeVed b'na of SO ChtnorSeld. A compact, convenient mnd mbtolutotf AIR.TIGHT packing the cigarette Jteep fresh indifiniMy.