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WHAT DOES MIAMI
THINK OF HERSELF?
Today Miami is celebrating her
twenty-fifth anniversary as a muni
cipality. Togged In Nature's most
alluring tropical creations, wearing
Neptune's tiara and bejewelled with
gems of Progress her comely ensem
ble is legend in the land. She is, alike,
the pride and the envy of her sisters.
She has set at naught all prescribed
laws of municipal growth and ad
vancement. What isi it, Mr. Stoneman,
Mr. Bean, Mr. Sewell and other God
fathers? What makes Miss Miami
so beautiful, so alluring?
The most delicate beauty in the
mind of women is; and ever must be,
an independence of artificial stimu
lants for content. It is not so with
men. The links that bind men to
capitals belongs to the golden chain
of civilization the chain which fas
tens all our destinies to the throne
of Jove. And hence the larger pro
portion of men in which genius is
pre-eminent have preferred to "live
in cities, though some of them have
bequeathed to us the loveliest pic
tures of the rural scenes in which
they declined to dwell.
Is it that circumstances cast upon
Florida's glistening strand at that
' particular point where Miami stands
a larger portion of men of pre-emi-.nence
than in other spots more favor
ed of all that we accept as going to
the making; of a city, or is it that the
spirit f unity in helpful endeavors
kaa been more harmoniously coordi
nated" among the pioneers and their
recruits than elsewhere in Florida?
A few days ao The Herald, editori
ally, warned against the blight of
satiety which has seized upon the
City of the Lost Angels. Drawing on
Waldo Frank's observations in his
"Our America," in which he advances
the opinion that Los Angeles is
"sterile," and "it is complacent. It is
Tesotirccless. And the reason is, in
his mind, there was never anything
deeper in the life of Los Angeles
than the desire, first, to get there,
and to make money," the Herald
looks to the future with the hops
-that Miami will "have gathered untM
itself some of the richness and mel
lowness of Havana, of the old woWd
cities, where people have for so many
centuries learned that living in it
self is a great art, beyond the mere
pursuit of money."
So, we may ask of Miami, what
does she think of herself? Who of
those there who have lived there
through the days of childhood, into
the adolescent age and on the full
blown womanhood among cities with
her who can vision the spirit, the
ambition, the aspirations and deter
minations and their concurrent and
cooperatve influences tending to
Today Miami is being advertised.
perhaps, as no other city of eqiu.l
size in the nation is being advert'sod.
But nowhere have we been able to
find in the many splendid brochure.!
newspapers or current publications
self appreciation of the things that
have developed this wonderful city
' along Florida's shore.
Louis Liggett Is
Down to Cushion;
(By Asaoclated Prraat
Boston, July 27. The personal
fortune of Louis K. Liggett, head of
the United Drug Co., and of Liggett's
International Ltd., and interested,
also, in many other big businesses,
has been seriously depleted, it was
learned today. A formal statement
announced that his affairs had been
placed in the hands of trustees, but
the extent of impairment was nor.
officially made known.
The two day's declnie in the market
pric eof the common stock of the
United Drug Co. was given as the
immediate cause of the action to
conserve his assets for the protec
tion of creditors. His losses, however,
have extended over a year or more
and are understood to have been due
to susrar and other ventures that suf
fered heavily with the collapse of
commidty values and stock prices.
CARD OF THANKS
We wish to express our heartfelt
thanks to the many friends and ac
auaintances who have shown such
kindness, sympathy and love to us
during the illness and death of our
husband, father and brother.
Mrs. S. C. Haselden,
Mrs. A. H. Perrine,
L. E. Haselden.
666 quickly relieves Constipation,
Biliousness, Loss of Apetite and Head
aches, due to Torpid Liver.
WANTED Settled colored woman
without family to live on place and
do cooking and general house work
out of town. References required. Ap
ply 112 Main street. 7-28-3t
ventilation and "new furniture. Ap
ply 419 1-2 Lemon street. 7-24-3t
PAINTING, caoer hanging, deco
rating and hardwood finishing. High
est references. Reasonable. Estimates
cheerfully submitted. GRONROS,
508 Reed street. , 7-24-3t
WANTED By first class accoun
tant, two or three small sets of
books to post. Address 205, S. 13th
street. ' 7-24-6t
WANTED Sleeping room in. pri
vate home by young refined couple,
state price. O. V. D., care General
Delivery, City. 7-28-3t
SALESMAN WANTED Clean cut
energetic young man to handle Ocean
City Beach properties with or with
out auto. This is a real live propo
sition. It will take all of your time
and the returns are liberal. I
CRESCENT REALTY CO.,
Merryday Building, Palatka.
courage it; and in the darkness, in
the entire ignorance, without date or
document, no book, no Arundel mar
ble, only here and there , some dull
monumental cairn. But without it
what would the colorful things of life
be? What, after all, is all of living
but traditional life?
Fort Marion should be preserved
as a national institution for gener
ations unborn, and it would be a sor
did thing indeed were we to sacri
fice it for an economy which seeks
out such small places when there are
such mammoth extravagences.
If money talks, it didn't learn it
from the new Secretary of the Treasury.
A president can usually hold con
gress firmly in line at the feed
The only thing that covers the
earth like the dew is an assortment
of bills that are due.
Congress has a pet alligator; but
he isn't the only individual about
the premises that has a snap.
S IllUgtltillC aiWWIC l HiJ'-uuvui
"Needs of our Merchant Marine."
One great need is somethirg to carry
If we stoD the sale of pistols, it
will be hard on the umy: but it will
be a great boon for husbands.
In a small town everybody feels
privileged to stop anl kiss a baby
that is being taken out for an airing
Americanism, boiled down, consists
in doing your darnedest and giving
the other fellow a fair chance.
Even the most ardent wet wnl
now agree with the law's declaration
that it is a crime to give away li
It doesn't become Americans to
chide the Irish for desiring liberty.
We had it once in this country.
The grim annals of piracy don't
account for the disappearance of ihe
most celebrated of American schooners.
The storv of pirates at sea is rath
er absurd. Why should they go to
sea when they are free to operate on
SAVE FORT MARION.
There is a very strong probability
that the government will abandon
Fort Marion at St. Augustine and
sell the property to the highest bid
der unless some very positive step
is taken by the people of Florida to
assist St. Augustine in preventing
such a regrettable eventuality.
St. Augustine will always be a
show spot in Florida. It will always
carry with it Florida's proudest tra
ditions, and one of the most prized
of its institutions is that which once
represented the seat of government
for this entire mighty nation the
bastions and parapets now called
Fort Marion. Here the first flag of
civilization was thrown to the breeze
over a formulated township, and the
nation accepts it as practically the
birthplace of America.
What an - enormous "camera ob
scura" magnifier is tradition! How a
thing' grows in the human memory,
in the humand imagination, when
love, worship, and all that lies in
tkc human heart, is 'there to n-
A heat wave is not quite so bad
as a crime wave. The . psytholo
gists don't waste so many words
trying to explain it.
FOR RENT One bedroom for
gentleman in private family. A good
place for the right party. 312 River
REPAIRING I do expert repair
ing on Graphaphones, gas and oil
stoves! sewing machines, ice boxes
and repairs of all kinds. Work guar
anteed. CARL LARSON, 1007 Lemon
street. Phone 155-J. 7-27-7t
DRESSBAKING Work guaranteed
200 1-2 North Third, Usina Rldg.
FOR SALE Almost new Golden
Oak Library Table, heavy, with
book shelves at each end. Bargain.
Apply "X", care News. 7-26-tf
BOOK LOVERS Brand new set, 12
volume?. STODDARD'S TRAVELS.
bound in leather at an astonishing
bargain. Apply "X" care News. 7-2Gtf
NIGHT SCHOOL-8 to 10 p. m.
Special in business mathematics, En
glish anil penmanship, business hints.
Also grade work. Twelve years ex
perience in public and private schools.
Rates reasonable. W. R. Shearer, 617
North Sixth street.
FOR RENT Large front room,
suitable for two gentlemen. Has good
and General Hauling
Service Our Motto
W. H. Zorn Phone 56
J. WALTER HILLIARD
FOR RENT Unfurnished 3 room
apartment. Call Saratoga Hotel.
WANTED TO. RENT House with
seven or eight rooms in Palatka. B.
F. Hudgins, Melrose, Fla. 7-23-3t
FOR RENT Two connecting
house keeping rooms, convenient to
bath, sink and front porch, also one
large cool bedroom with kitchenett.
To adults only. 308 River street.
Mrs. A. B. McRae. 7-22-Bt
WANTED Ger.tleman wishes room
with refined private family. Also de
sires garage accomodations. Address
X.Y.Z. care News.
Children's hair cutting. 214 Lemon
street S. J. Denmark. -u
TryPutnam Barber Bnop for good
FOR SALE New six room bunga
low, with bath. Apply Porter Bros.
FOR SALE Good horse at a sac
rifice price. . Inquire at Prevatts
HFOR-RENT FiTerooin flaTon'N.
Eleventh street, near Main. Phone !
162-W. ' 6-22-tfi
Putnam Barber Shop. Ladies' and
To all Persons Desirous of Having
Any Corrections Made in the As
sessment Roll of the City of Pa-
" latka, for the Year 1921.
All persons interested who are de
sirous of having any corrections
made in the assessment roll of the
City of Palatka, for the taxes -of
1921, whether in the listing, valua
tions of property, real or personal,
or otherwise, are required to file
with the Clerk of the Council of the
City of Palatka, on r before the
next regular meeting of the City
Council of t"e City of Palatka, to be
held at 8 o'clock P. M. on Tuesday,
2d day of August, A. D.,1921, their
petition or petitions, complaint or
complaints) addressed tio the City
Council, in writing, setting forth
specifically their objections to said
assessment, and the corrections de
sired to be made
That the said City Council will
Start the Little Fellow Right
Blatchfords Chick Mash
25 lb. sack $1.60
ALL SORTS OF SEED IN SEASON
Mann-Hodge Seed Co.
Seed and Poultry Supplies
Texas Gas - 24c
Texas Oil - 25c; Special f
Oliver Brothers! 1
For Blood Poison From
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Ask Your Druggist
English Breakfast Tea, ib 60c
Corn, 2 cans 25c
Earlyy June Peas, 2 cans 25c
Our best Coffee, lb 40c
Lard, 2 lbs 25c
Lipton's Tea, 10c size 3 for 25c
Sanitary Bread, loaf 8c
Palatka Coffee and
J. C. Mix, Proprietor.
411 lemon Street . Phone 440
.t adinj! American andForeignCompruiicf j
The Leading Compn;
ALL CLAIMS PROMPTLY'
North 2nd Street
Florida East Coast Ry.
TM Imiihcr iaformatioa (he Ticket Aieet
DEPARTURES FROM EAST PALATKA
Enect've April il, 1B21
;00 P. M. TRAINS 2 and 30-MIAMI LOCAL Daily Make 5:20 P. M
nil Mops. (Coaches and Broiler Buffet Parlor Car).
The davlight locals between Jacksonville and Miami.
C U0 P. M. TRAINS 5 and S6 THE HAVANA SPECIAL) Daily-. 1:00 P. M
Stt. only at Important Rtnllons. (Coaches and
Sle. i.ers). The Havana Special between New York
and Key V.'tst. Through slc-tpers. New York and
Kev West. Jacksonville and Ke West, Jacksonville
and Miami. Handles the passenger traffic between
the United States and Cuba. Connection made at Key
West direct with P. & O. Bhips to and from Havana,
11:13 P. M. TRAINS 37 and 38 KEY WEST EXPRESS Dally. 6:10 A. &1
Makes local stops. Buffet sleeping cars Jacksonville
and Miami; Through sleepers New York and Key
West, one via A. C. L. and one via S. A. L. north of
BETWEEN PALATKA AND EAST PALATKA
Lv. Palatka, 11:00 AM: 12:30 PM; 1:40 PM; 4:50 P M; 6:40 PM
Ar. E Palatka 11:20 A M; 12:50 P M; 2:00 P M; 5:10 P M; 7:00 P M
Lv E. Palatka 10:20 A M; 11:55 A M; 1:10 P M; 3:35 P M; 6:10 P M
Ar. Palatka 10:40 AM; 12:15 PM: 1:30 PM: 3:55 PM; 6:30 PM
-.f n time aforesaid at the
City Hall in the City of Palatka, for
the purpose of hearing such petitions
or complaints and making corrections
in te listing, valuations of property,
real or pergonal, or otherwise, in Ihe
said assessment roll.
And notice is hereby given tnnl ac
he had to the said assess
ment roll at the office of the Asses
sor in said City of Palatka during
each day, (Sunday excepted) from a
Thursday Morning, July
o'clock A. M.vtl12 o'clockT
Hum s v..- . .u. until
P. M., irom the date herenf
including the said 2nd day ti
amining said assessment rol S1j f
WITNESS my hand and U
City 'of Palatka, this 23rd
July, A. D., 1921. T .
. TTTAS PTTH-, V L
City Clerk, Palatka.-,.
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Good cheer and happiness
GOOD cheer and happiness pervades the
home in which Duplexalite brings the
warmth of soft, adequate, beautiful light
With it you can use shades of silk, cretonne or
parchment and combine ideal lighting with idea
decoration at reasonable expense. See the Dup.
lexalite demonstrated at
SPENCER ELECTRIC CO.
22 tyft to live it
JLJIL vV of
When the Pay Envelope
Wbatjdo you do with the moiiey that's in it ?
Youjhave expenses, of course,) but what do yo
do with the residue T You have pleasures, of
course every one needs them but surely your
pleasures cannot cost you the balance of your
weekly stipend ? The most seniible thing a
young person can do is to start a savings
account, however small. The sensation of
knowing that your money is earning money is
vastly better than the thought that you are
living right up to your income. Let this week
be the week you open an account. $1.00 will
start Fortune your way.
East Florida Savings &
How our hearts are touched by the
photograph of an old sweetheart or
a beer check found in an old pair of
If passenger rates keep on climb
ing, it is only a question of time un
til conductors strike for traveling
The immigrant is in s fair way to
be Americanized when he can name
our three greatest Presidents and
the three leading hitters.
Fable: Once upon a time there was
an official who failed of re-election,
and didn't settle down in Washington
to practice law.
The Assuan and Roosevelt dams
are the largest and most picturesque
in the world, but General Dawes has
just begun on that Budget job.
Attention, Automobile Owners
Rub-My-TIsm it a great pain kill
er,. Relieves pais and aortneai.
Rheumatism, Nurafi, Sprains, etc
We have added a high class, thoroughly equipped automobile repair department. L. L. Hamilton, who is recogniz
ed as being one of the best automobile mechanics in this part of Florida, is in charge, and no expense' or effort has been
spared to make this a shop where auto owners can get the best service.
If your car needs repairs, etc., bring it to us for satisfactory work.
We also build '
Automobile Tops and Paint Cars
Get our prices first ours are the lowest.
We have a large number of used cars for sale at sacrifice prices. If you want a bargain in a used car, we have it.
Palatka Automobile Exchange
300 River Street, Palatka, Florida.
L. T. MARSH, I. L. ROSS, Proprietors.
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