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PALATKA DAILY NEWS PAGE 3 'd k: jr I II clirretle lias tzr: ) C!Icious vor cs Lucky Ike. Crsause frGuzrdofWade plen a Delegate E. Convention By Aaaootated Preaa.) 8alm' Beach, July 26 A. C. ' aged negro and former 4GeneraI Wade Hampton of ederate army, was among o the " Christian Endeavor Convention of the African It Episcopal church here last Googins, 1 who formerly re- ire and who owns considera- rty in this city, is now mak- ftome in Miami. was born in 1847 and went i the ; war with . Genreal (l.,. He was present at the jr of General .Lee at Appa nd said he would have seen federate chieftain tender his ft General Grant had he ot 'sy collecting some food for Hampton. is also participated in the American war, lost a finger Juan Hill, and three of his re in the American army in All three suffered impris- by the Germans, he said, and Hi em lost both arms at Cha- lerry. t Gainesville's Frog Sensation Exploded by Federal Experts (Br Aeaoelated Preaa.) Gainesville, July 26-;-No frogs fell from the sky here Thursday night and Friday morning and so far as local exeprts on "frogology" have been able to ascertain, such a phe nomenon never has occurred any where else. It rained heavily here and the pre sence of thousands of small frogs hopping about Friday .morning after the downpour resulted in the sending out of news stories to the effect that it had rained frogs., ' The Smithsonian Institution, at Washington, and; other authorities, declare that the presence of multi tudes of small frogs after heavy rains .often results in reports that frogs have fallen from the clouds but that the idea is all wrong. The frogs were there before the downpour, hidden in crasks and crev ices of the earth. An unusually heavy rain simply floods their hiding places and they are forced to aban don them and come out into the open or drown. SPANISH OFFICERS BtAffltU MK Hlli r .T-r:::rn MELILLA DISASTER 1,1 No White Slavery Exists In Haiti (By Aaaoclatrd Praa. GeneVa, Switzerland, July 26 The reply of Haiti to the list of questions regarding the white slave traffic sent to all members of the League was to the effect that such a thing as "white slavery" was un known in that island, had never ex isted there and consequently Haitian officials had nothing t3 offer in re ply to the questions. An Advertisement Helped Her. Mrs. Lucille Mackey, 16 Buena Vis ta St., Washington. Pa., writes: "Last winter my 3-year-old girl caught a bad cold whfcJi left her with a dry cough. It bothered her most at night and she would cough until she vomit ed. I think she must have had whoo ping cough. I saw an advertisement for Foley's Honey and Tar. I tried it and bought two bottles and her cough left her before she finished the second bottle. She had gotten awful ly thin, but now she is as fat as ever." For sale by J. H. Haughton. (By Aaaoclatcd Preaa.) Melilla, Morocco, July 26 Person al narratives of participants in the disaster of Mount Abraran and Ten-4 saman indicate that the lack of pre caution of the officers in charge of the operation was responsible for much of the damage done to Span ish prestige. On June 2,. according to eye-wit nesses, Mount Abraran fras occu pied by Spanish troops without the slightest resistance. It is a position covered with the thickest kind of vegetation, among which large num bers of men could find cover. No attempt was made to reconnoiter the ground after the camping place had been chosen but detachments of men were told off to lay barbed wire around the camp while all the officers sat down to a meal. A short time afterward the sur rounding bush appeared absolutely thick with Moors, who opened fire on the group of officers, then penetrated the encampment, where they were joined by the mutinous 15t'.i company of native police. Numerous acts of bravery were done by both Spanish and faithful native troops, but the surprise was so sudden that it was impossible foe the garrison to save the guns, which were carried off by the Moors. Then both Spanish and native troops fled precjitately, abandoning rifles, bayo nets and baggage. The casualties comprising killed, wounded and prisoners numbered over 308 and, if the landing detach ment of a warship and forces from Cerinola and Melilla had not inter vened to support the fleeing garrison it is possible the Spanish would have lost both Sidi-Dris and Tensaman. The Moors apparently were acting under the guidance of foreign in structors, for their tactics were quite modern. Information has 3inc come in that their ranks are strengthened by deserters from both the Spanish and French armies. Mildred Chaplin at The Grand Today Mildred Harris Chaplin is featur ed at the Grand theater today in "The Inferior Sex." She is ably supported by Milton Sills. The pic ture is . magnificently staged, a strong plot, and the acting is superb. Following is the interesting review: The honeymoon over, Knox Ran dall soon falls into his business with Germans to Clear Up Infamous Street - In Capital City (Br Aaaoclatcd Prcaa.) Berlin, July 26 "The Street of Many Fakirs" the section of the Friedrichstrasse between Unter den Linden and Koch streely may-soon lose the right to its exotic title, won by virtue of the varied and question able, '; commerce which thrives upon its sidewalks and crossings, for an agitation has been started to "clean it up." Every article from jumping-jacks to fine Oriental rugs may be pur chased from the vendors who infest the street, eternally crying their wares. The chief complaint against the character of the street, however, is that thieves use it continually as a clearing-place to market their "hauls." Not infrequently a ragged unkempt man' will offer most expen sive imported fabrics for suiting, in odd bolt lots, at ridiculous figures. Much of thi sstuff, the police feel a vim nnrl nep-lppts Vila wife. TTo lis- covers that Porter Maddox has been cfJa' ha? been stolen' but jt 3s paying marked attention to his wife :dlfflult to fix the crime on the street Ailsa and augmented by his brother- ve or" in-law'- statement to the same ef-! Vxctims of the various drug habits feet becomes convinced that his wife find their cmef sources of PP1? on is holding clandestine meetings with 1 s atreet- Maddox. iiie brother discovers Ail- j The greatest need of the season is sa visiting Maddox's yacht at night. ; an 0iit or gas or eiectric st0Ve that Knox goes there but "finds Clarissa wjn get -flot en0Ugh to cook the food his sister, there also. It is then without getting hot enough to wilt learned that Maddox has been using the cook. Clarissa for the purpose of gaining . British Are Using Gas of Oak Logs (By Aaaoclatcd Preaa.) London, July 26 Gas made from old oak logs is now being supplied successfully to the inhabitants of Steyning in Sussex. Other towns are rapidly following suit. It is claimed that this wood gas has prac tically the same heating and light ing properties as coal gas and its use means a saving of mors than half a dollar per 1,000 cubic feet to the consumer. The Steyning gas works being threatened with closure owing to the prohibitive price of coal, about 15 a ton, the carbonization of wood was resorted ' to as an experiment, with the result that wood gas has been' definitely adopted as an illuminant until the price of coal comes down. At Birmingham, old road paving blocks have been converted into wood ' gas with equally satisfactory results. Men have been so interested in the length of skirts that they have neg lected their own 'interests and permitted manufacturers to cut half a yard from the tail of shirts. KRUMRINE'S QUICK LUNCH A Good Place to Eat - valuable Wall Street secrets and had ' realizes how valuable his wife is to been prevented by Ailsa. Knox then him and they both start life anew. Ford, Maxwell, Chevrolet and Overland Owners Yon are now able to buy a genuine fully guaranteed Goodyear 30 x 3 1-2 Non-Skid Tire at $13.95. Next to the famous All-Weather Tread this is the finest 30x3 1-2 tire on the market. It is made of the same material as the All-Weatner Tread and carries the same guarantee of satisfaction. Call, phone or write today in order to avoid delay in delivery. ' H. C. MERWIN & CO. 520 Lemon St. Tel. 187 Next to Yelverton' A Let B. & B. DO IT." S-9-f n Let B. and B. Do It Just Arrived 1,000 Rolls Ceilings. Your Choice at 10c per single roll. h.ok mm p e sttaHndaffdi tee ikes nothino' bettter an to pmve its semce We Sell It We Hang It. We Do It. ;URT & BENNETT THE U.S. USCO TREAD Here is the U. S. Usco Tread, with a long-astab- lished standard of service among snotorists who have an eye 40 value, as well as to price. While selling for less than the other tires in the U. S. Fabric line, the Usco has earned a reputation for quality and dependable econ omy which is not exceeded by any tire in its class. United States Tires are Good Tires U. S. USCO TREAD U. S. CHAIN TREAD U. S. NOBBY TREAD U. S. ROYAL CORD U. S. RED & GREY TUBES EOPLE used to be se cretly envious of the young fellow who came tearing up the street and stopped his car with a jerk. Now they are inclined to criticise such abuse of tires. A mark of the growing con sciousness about tires their service, their work, their value. This same respect for a good tire is the reason why the four square tire dealer has passed up odds and ends, "job lots", "sec onds", "cut prices" and come out squarely with the standard qualitjf service of U. S. Tires. He is getting a bigger, and also bet ter, tire business than he ever had before. He is dealing now with his own kind 4-M of people. The substantial cit izen. The man who knows that you can't get something for nothing. The steady cus tomer not the bargain hunter. To the man who has not yet learned the standard tire serv ice he is entitled to we say Go to the dealer in U. S. Tires and make him show you. Here is a man in close touch with one of the 92 U.S. Factory Branches a constant supply of fresh, live U. S. Tires. The U. S. Tire you buy is a tire builtfor current demands. No overproduction. No piling up of stock. No loss of mileage by hanging around on the dealer's racks. Every way you look at it, a par qual ity tire at a net price. Hmrm im m ium in mlom foaca wrtn on oflhm 93 U. S. Ftdary BrtactMti" U suited States To United States Rubhcr Company Oliver Brothers Palatka, Fla. Crescent City Garage Crescent City, Fia. - i 7 v' Ik - S' i. u IP i fill V ! H I I'