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t 1 1 r -r -"-LI , J PAGE 4 flalaflm Bally IDfatttJS Tuesday Morning, October 18 HEAVY LIQUIDATION IN STOCK MARKET RESULT RAILROAD Rails of More Popular Variety Lose One to ' Three Points (BT SOOl.lCll 'Mil Moo, Vnrk. Opt. 17. The stock market underwent a heavy liquidat ing movement today as the result of the railroad situation. Selling for boht accounts was urgent. ' Rails of the more popular variety ;lost one to three points and some of the less active issues, declined two to seven points. Railway equipment shares de rlined one to.four points under th: lead of Baldwin Locomotive, Pressed Steel Car and Railway Steel Spring Nnited States Steel and Independent Steels lost one to two and a half Sugars and tobaccos were among the heaviest specialties, American Sugar failling to a new low record. Minnimum prices were made in the last hour the market disregarding the decdline in call money from hve and a half to four per cent, and the strong tone of British exchange. German marks fell to a new low at .5225 cents. Bonds, especially railroad and Liberty issues lost one to two points. NINE HOBOS HOUNDED UP BUT ONLY ONE CAPTURED Local police continue rounding up floating derelicts who come in on evry train, especially the freights. Last night Officers Ferrell and Tavell rounded up nine at the station, but all made a break for liberty and only one was captured. The others scattered in the darkness and made good their escape. -Police officials declare that of the nine men arrested several nights ago not one had seen service during the vfar, altnougn ail 01 xnem were ytung men and of service age. One two are picked up every night, bit as a rule it is a hard matter to ate them on the trains unless the 'ecial agents have previously spot- tfl thera.' Virginia Rappe j Has Daughter Is Claim in Chicago Chicago, Oct. 17. That Virginia Rappe for whose death "Fatty" Ar buckle is soon to stand trial in San Francisco, has a nine-year-old daugh ter living in Chicago, is claimed here. John Bates,, a traveling man, said that he and several others of Miss Rappe's former friends know that the child is here and ignorant of her parentage. He has written to the authorities in Los Angeles and San Francisco to learn whether Miss Rappe left an estate so he can enter claim for the child. "Most of Virginia Rappe's friends knew of her daughter. She would be about nine years old now," Mr. Bates said. "She was bom just be fore Virginia went west to enter the movies. The last I heard of the girl she was living with her foster pa rents here. I do not know just where she is but I am confident I can locate her if rfecessary and prove her identity beyond a doubt. I know that Virginia paid or the child's care up to a few years ago and I assume she continued to pay until the time of her death." The child's father, it is said, dis appeared a short time before her birth. Who he is and when he mar ried Virg;nja has not been ascertained. This is the first intimation that tragedy entered Virginia's life be fore she went to Arbucklc's fatal party in San Francisco on Labor Day. PALMETTO WINS FROM BRADENTOWN ELEVEN Special to the News Palmetto, Oct. 17. A forward pass in the last three minutes of nlay. fro mthe visitors' twenty yard line gave Palmetto High a 10 to 7 vic tory over Bradentown High here to day. The game was one of the most stubbornly contested ever Idcen on the local field, the ball remaining near the center of the field most of the game. Palmetto scored first in the first period with a field goal. Bradentown scored in the second pe riod o,n an end run by G Johnson. BKOWN1NG-FEARNSIDE NEW SIGN IS A BEAUTY The new electric sign installed' by tie Browning-Fearnside Co., has at tracted extensive comment and is one the most attractive ever seen here. Shis is one step nearer toward -a hite Wav and it is expected that rfenewed efforts will be made during tjie winter to have this program de finitely put through. HEIGHTS WARD CIVIC CLUB MEETS WEDNESDAY i Mrs. S. G. Coburn, chairman of Ward 9 Civic Club, has called a meet ing for Wednesday afternoon at i oclock at the residence of Mr. W. I. Minton on the Heights. Captain Kilpatrick Returns From Long Period of Captivity i By AHflorlntert PrewO New York, Oct. 17. Captain Em- mett Kilpatrick, of Uniontown, Ala., American Red Cross worker, cap tured a year ago by Russian cavalry returned today. Kilpatrick was on leave when he was surrounded at Novo Alexievka by Bolsevist forces operating against Wrangle troops in the Crimea. He was released last summer when the American Relief Administration be gan its Russian famine relief work. Conflicting reports of his treatment were received while he was being held prisoner. CIRCUIT COURT UNDER WAY; NO IMPORTANT LITIGATION Circuit Court convened in fall term yesterday morning with Judge A. V. Long presiding. The docket was sounded and the grand jury charcred before beginning the investigation of charges against prisoners. The cri minal docket is light, as well as the civil calendar and it is expected that the term will be completed by Thursday. POULTRY BUSINESS TO BE IN OLD GRIST MILL PLANT G. W. Tucker, who will operate a wholesale poultry and egg market in Palatka has leased the plant of the St. Johns River Milling Co., and will use this for his business. Mr. Tucker said that he will not install cold storage for the present, but will dress all poultry on order and ship it fresh. He expects to be in opera tion this week. BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL TORY OF PALATKA DIREC- You can find the name and address of every live Professional atid Busi ness man in the city in this column. If your name is not here we sug gest that you see us NOW. STOP AT THE Putnam House OPEN ALL THE YEAR Rates $1.00 Per day and up. EAT AT Joyner's Restaurant H. T. JOYNER, Prop. Meals 35c 612 Lemon St. Meet me at White's Pool Room 116 Lemon Street The most popular place in town Tables have all been reeushioned. Bardin's Machine Shop Repairing All Kinds Machinery, Boilers and Blacksmith Work 118 South Second Phone 339 Browning's Barber Shop 29 Years of satisfactory service "The Fountain of Youth." G. ARTHUR BROWNING, Prop. Howell Hotel "On the River Front" Most comfortable rooms in the city Reasonable Rates MRS. WM. JOHNSON, Prop's American Shoe Shop Will do your shoework right. Give us a trial. S. L. NORRIS, Prop. 103 Lemon street. Mattresses Made Over Old Matrresses Made New Work Guaranteed Prices Right " Vego'Hair Mfg. Co. Phone 132 6th Street JOHN J. MURPHY Real Estate Chero-Cok 5c Children's Haircutting a Specialty Strictly First Class White Barbers Putnam Barber Shop 214 Lemon Street S. J. Denmark, Prop. -Pslatka, Fla. PROBE OF KU KLUX BLOWS UP; WIZARD MAKES GOOD STAND (Continued from Paee 1.) taken until several absent members return to Washington but house members accepted it as settled that they were done with the Ku Klux, unless the Department of Justcie conducting an inquiry of its own comes forward with unexpected evi dence. Answered Whirlwind of Questions Still showing the effect of his ill ness the Imperial' Wizard's voice weakened as he sat all day answer ing a whirlwind of questions. As on previous days he entered a categorir cal denial of charges of lawlessness by the Klan and reiterated that the total membership of the organiza tion was slightly under 100,000. There was an exciting moment at the outset when Simmons dramati cally declared that according to in formation given him by Representa tive Upshaw, of Georgia, a man who was supposed to have been present, stated that Chairman Campbell and Assistant Attorney General Crim had characterized his colltpse last week as "a cheap theatrical attempt to gain sympathy." Quick as a flash Chairman Camp bell declared there was not a word of truth in it. Mr. Crim, jumping to his feet in the confusion declared the chairman's answer went for him, and th eWizard, still smiling, said he was glad to know it. As he left the stand Mr. Simmons apparently with deep feeling -said that he wanted to thank the com mittee for its consideration and cour tesy. Pofpppnce to the daily presence of the Assistant Attorney General and the one day- of William J. Burns, di .inr nf the DeDartment of Justice Bureau of Investigation, was made by Representative Pou, Democrat, VELVET "The World's Best Flour" Has Plenty of Punch, But No Kick HYTONE It is cool and re freshing in hot weather and thirst quenching in cold weather. It hits the spot all the time. On Sab at Soda Foun tains and cold drink stand.". Atlantic Grocery Co. Wholesale Distributors Palatka, Florida North Carolina, while he was exam ining the Wizard. Asked if he had been intimidated by the presence of Mrfl Burns, whom he characterized as the "Sherlock -Holmes i pf the Unitde States," Mr. Simmons said he had not and that. he had faith fully tried to give the coma w.Bi.:.Uw.muon it was seekini. tvu H was the fW partment of Justice h4 'heI sentatives to listen in on t , I committee. " the fc "Knowledge Is Power" We know that our prices on all kinds of Meat-:are right. Therefore you have the power to get these things at right prices. FLORIDA MEATS WESTERN Hens and Fryers Dressed to Order. Oysters in Season The Model Meat Market "Wiiere Quality Tells and Price Sells" 326 Lemon St. Phone 98 LOST! MY GIRL She found another girl's face powder on my coat sleeve. MORAL: Send your suits to Gem City Pressery X and there will be no tell tale evidence. W. E. Walker, Prop. 308 Lemon St. Phone 268 Taste is a matter of tobacco quality We state it as our honest beliet that the tobaccos used in Chester field are of finer quality (and hence of better taste) than in any other cigarette at the price. Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co. Chesterfield CIGARETTES of Turkish and Domestic tobaccos blended 1H EARNEST'S Department Store We try to make this a store of quality and accommodation. A store that any child can come and receive as good service as the most exact ing person. WE BUILD ON SERVICE This business has grown because of service and reasonable prices for good goods. It is our aim to give every customer satisfaction in ev ery way possible. BUTTERICK'S DELTOR DEMONSTRATOR We have with us today Mrs. F. W. Clark who will demonstrate the Dehor to any one who wishes to save money in buying dress goods. She also simplifies the use of Butterick's Patterns, which is important for any one to know. You don't have to buy a pattern for tin's demonstration. NEW FALL DRESS GOODS Prunella Cloth Medium weight 54 in. Fabric, in Plaids and Stripes, pretty qualitv and a very serviceable goods $3.95 yd. New Wool Jersey A popular goods this season and one of the most satisfactory goods for many garments $2.75 yd. Velour and Broadcloth For the heavier grade goods these are the best on the market for general service many colors m stock French and Storm Serge In this Fabric we have many grades' in all wool, 36 to 60 in. wide and from 85c to $2.95 yd. Come and look over our big hne OUR NEW READY-TO-WEAR This large department is full of the season's Newest Fabrics and ?iitb. ueautitul F veiling and Dinner Dress, the Latest Model in btreet Dresses and Coat Suits. A large stock of New Style Coats, bkirts, U aists and Sweaters for yo ir selection. Our line of Silk and Cotton Underwear is larger than 'ever MB9 a - co. - Open 8:30 a. m. Saturday 10 p. m. Close 6 p.