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. i. ) ' i Thursday Morning, November 2d. mv PAGE 4 I U II ,1 U U U U H M g B U II j) L! .1 HI .1 U II L U II I 1,1 U I II II1 II1 " fiL.il UlkU i"-"' " . '. ' ip ui iu Ji HtlH .l I r : at -wr aim v n i .v HHfWMlHtJI3HH i f As Usual for Xmas Our Itores ers o Will Again Be f Putnam and St. J Headquarters ohns Counties We wish to announce that our Christmas Departments wffl be open next Saturday, November 26th, and we also take pleasure in advising that our stocks will be the most complete ever shown in this section of the State, with all new fresh stock and prices in line with the markets of today. . This year the lucky boy will win a real electric train, while the lucky girl will receive a beautiful walking doll. A ticket will be given with every 25c cash purchase, starting with December 1st and the drawing will be held the night before Christmas. COCHMNE'S PAL AT K A STATIONERY cu, QUALITY ' SERVICE Palatka Sathr NntiB Published Every slornins Except Monday by ICKKKS A iilKKIlV, Palmkn, Fla Entered at the Tost Office nt Palatka Fla,. as Second Class Mail Matter. II. M. V1CKEIIS - nnxlneaa Maaaee GOOnK M. KIIEllHT - - Edlto The Management reserves to reject all objectionable xnents or reading matter. the rish advertise RUHSCR1PTION l'MTCR One year 16.00 Three months 11.7 M;; months 3.00 One week .1 i'avable Invariably in advance n ::ntkhn Ai)Vi:nTilxi iinriii'.s ..-in-rt K. Ward. 5 S. Wabash Avenu Chicago. 111. F-ASTKIIN ADVI'.KTIMX; ltl'.PHKS, Ri.b'it K. Ward. 225 I'ifth Avenu New York City newed beauty is a symbol of the re surrection. They should festoon the altar, for their fragrance and their beauty ascend in perpetual worship before the Most High. Hungary appears to be Ifapsburg-Jar-proof. God give us men; and then help us to provide jobs for them. The significant feature of an Am erican banquet is the dry toast. As life draws to a colse, some men take up religion; and some take up golf. In the struggle for commercial su premacy, the nation that can'f keep the pae probably won't keep the peace. There is one consoling thing about a war with Japan. It would be a naval war, and the desk men couldn't wear spurs. The names on the Pullman cars don't really indicate anything. But you can say that about the names on the new novels. vote in parson or by proxy in writing, duly signed, for each and every acre of land owned by him in said Dis trict. HASTINGS DRAINAGE DISTRICT By T. R. Byrd. C. C. Robshaw. C. A. Middleton. Board of Supervisors. C. W. MALTBY, (SEAL) Secretary, nov 24-dee 1 I i ICTROLA TKI.K PHONE 10 JlKHlllOlt !)! ASSO('IATi:l I'HKSS The Associated I'ress Is cxchisivcl entitled to the use tor iiublication o stll news dispatches credited to it o ri'it otherwise credited in this paper 'id also the local news publish. lureln. THE BEAUTIFUL DATURA. Flowers so strictly belong to youth that we adult men soon come to feel that their beautiful generations con. cern not us, that we have had our day and should now let the children! have theirs. But is there is an adult man soul in Palatka that has not experienced the keenest appreciation of the beauties of the wonderful datura bushes, la den vith their bell shaped (lowers of virginal purity, he is of base clay in deed. One particularly beautiful 3s to Te seen on River street near the entrance to the Elks club and during the last few evenings, especially when the moon shed its silver sheen upon it, it was celestial in its beauty Florida's chief charm is her flora and fauna. We who spend our en tire days here lose some of our ap preciation until it is roused into kee ner delights by some great display of the vivid poincianna, the inde scribable delicacy of thebougain viTIea or tfhe entrancing purity of the datura. The little flower which sprung up the hard payment of poor Picciola's prison was beautiful from contrast with the dreary sterility which sur rounded it So here, amid rank -wastes, are there fresh tokens of na ture. How the universal heart blesses JJowers. They are wreathed around the cradle, the marriage altar and the tomb. All these are appropriate nses. Flowers should deck the you thful brow of the bride, for they are in themselves a lovely type of mar riage. They should twine around tie. tomb, for their perpetually re- When the German speculator wins a bale of marks, his are merely pa per profits. Judging by the price they charge i'or the stuff, they should be called contrabandits. Old Dobbin had his faults, but you didn't have to jack up one hind foot to get him started on a frosty morn jinR- Let's see; how was it that men dodged justice before the day of ex pert witnesses? You cansay one thing for this age. ft is developing some highly trained conferees. In mentioning the automobile ac cident near Orange Mills Tuesday night the Times-Union referred to "Powell" Davis as proprietor of a hardware store here. Mr. Davis is not sure whether it was an insinua tion or a plain error. Hello, hello, Bob Holley, did you see what Gilbert Leach said about Christmas? Do you know of any way we can keep it away from San ta Claus? IIK UOKKIMi KOBC'RS Alt V. ClTi In timeK nf business depression the poorest wur'.'TS are hiid off first and, 'ft'ielene "mm and women retained, nackache, stiff muscles, achlns joints, swollen hands and feet, rheumatic pains, bladder weakness and "the 1 symptoms of kidney trouble keep nuinv persons from doinp; their best. John Ueo. r.aiicr, Jr.. 3102 ISritrhton Kil., N. S I'ittsurh. Pa., writes: "l I'm relieved of all kidney trouble now, but the only relief was Foley's Kid : ney I'ills. I am now well and strong no more Mettintr up at niKbts.1' Fo ; sal.- by ,1. H. llausihton. i As long as the indemnity remains unpaid, German statesmen will have a promising future. The average man feels all puffed up with righteousness when he helps a little about the house. The first step in the direction of .disarmament has been the gradual elimination of wrist watches. Few epidemics are expected, bow ever, in states that won't admit beer for medicinal use. The wicked part of the movie, de leted by the censor, comes in handy to make up poster illustrations for the advertising. From the number of alienists and other exeprts who have been sum moned to add their vagaries to the trial of Lena Clarke we imagine that the jury's verdict will be largely a matter of guess work, after all. This is the last day of the Red Cross roll call. Is your name writ ten there? It is not too late to send your name and a dollar to George Everson. Do it today. STR ANGLER LEWIS WINS. Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 23. Ed "Strangler" Lewis, former world's heavyweight wrestling champion, defeated Justina Silva, of Portugal, in a one fall match tonight. Lewis won with a double arm lock in 11 minutes. , NOTICE. In order to handle the orange bus iness in connection with the Clyde Steamship Company it will be neceessary to change the schedule as follows: Effective Saturday, November 26th, the following schedule of Pa latka & Jacksonville Steamboat Line "Steamer Pilot Boy," will be in ef fect: Leave Jacksonville every Tues day, Thursday and Satur day at 3:00 P. M. Leave Palatka every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8:30 P. M. Please be governed accordingly. E. J. JOHNSON, G. F. A. ll-23-3t jvic I WMM " ' if pr'i 1 The Victrola isfthe Gift of all Music to Your Home MM Too many people can't distinguish between the will of God and a year ning to have their own way. Still, there would be no worry about the integrity of China if oth er nations had a little more integrity. A casual review of those who at tend church persuades us that the choir in Heaven will be largely soprano. ANNUAL LAND OWNERS MEET ' ING HASTINGS DRAINAGE DISTRICT. .Notice is nereby given that on Wednesday, December 14th, 1921, at the hour of 10:30 A. M., at the Casino Theatre, Hastings, St. Johns Coun ty, Florida, the Annual Meeting of the Land Owners of the lands situate ! in the Hastings Drainage District 1 will be held for the purpose of elect- j ing one Supervisor of said District for the term of three years and forj the transaction of such other busi-; ness as may properly come before i said meeting. j At such election each and every j acre of land in the District shall i represent one share and each and! every owner shall be entitled to one B. H. KENDRICK Practical Accountant Is holding classes in BOOKKEEPING and ACCOUNTINO nroll Now Complete Course $50 CRESCENT CITY The Gables Gift Shop (Formerly the Little Gift Shop) NOW OPEN Gifts of All Kinds Toys and Children's Books Guava Jelly, Guava Paste, Fruit Cake Wherever the dawn of Christmas morning finds a Victrola, there are gathered the greatest artists of this generation. AH have contributed their art to the Victrola, positive that it is the one instrument which brings to you their authoritative interpre tations in the tones of actual reality. . all'" "'A Willf there be a Victrola in your home this Christmas? $25 to $1500 nAuKpv m Hi The Chas. E. Rowton Company