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'iff'1" J " . Ml1' 1- ; . 5 PALATKA DAILY jVggS JunJay MorHmJllvvnber 9 ' m nkniit tha citv can tnpatn (hn l.i IWhen Dusiness iamo -j .......... Kmonng joits in "hieh" waythat leadsta prosperity, to ask th epolice. the consumer looks a bit suspicious. NEWS OF THE STATE By Associated Press FORMER PALATKA PRESIDENT OF FLORISTS ASSOCIATION Jacksonville, Nov. 20 The Florida Florists Association which was or ganized here recently ;it a meeting attended by representatives of iia florists throughout the state, plans to meet again next April or May in Lakeland for the purpose of increas ing its membership. The goal is 200 or more members. C. Leslie Whipp. Jacksonville, but formerly of Palatka, is president of the new organization; F. A. Knull, Tampa, vice-president, and N. A. Reasoner, Oneco, secretary.treasurer. J. M. Caruthers, Orlando, and W. B. Currey, DeLand, were elected to the board of directors. Ih-adentuwn, Nov. 20 All the m-oud land owners of Manatee eoun- Gainesville, Nov. 2ti It is economy to neglect livestock thn winter in the opinion of I M. Scott of the Florida experiment station. Livestock loft to rustle for their own sustinence during the per iod of the year when pasturage is insufficient, become stunted and can never again regain their health and vigor they lose, he said. Fort Myers, Nov. 2G The city commissioners of Fort Myers are seeking a capable man as city man ager to (ill the place of J. Gardner Bennett. The latter has left town after having bis resignation request ed by the commissioners, who said they were not satisfied with results he was obtaining. ty would be reduced to the ranks of ....... :f ci,..,-iir Winratc were to reateis u i" r--- obev orders to collect rent on the whole county and forward the money to a Georgian, according to a letter made public by the sheriff. The missive signed "Sampel White Haw kins," and coming from Porterdale. Ga., states that all of Manatee coun ty was given to the man whose name is signed to it by his father, "J. W. Harkness," and asks the sheriff to remit at once without fail for that is vour business." While Sheriff Vingate announced he would file the epistle until some legal procedure was taken, the an-,.,im-,.nunt regarding the letter re tailed to pioneer residents that ma !1"or i ny legal tangles over land ownership lurin,!!.hiive arisen in Florida in the past as of. J.i ,.. i, ,.f the i.olie'v of the state in ! i,.i,,.r bind irrants freely in its 'vounger days to draw settlers. There have been several lengthy lawsuits m this account, but the sheriff and President It. M. Beal of the local board of trade announced they did not take the present communication seriously. of a municipal woodpile upon which vagrants who come to Tampa to en joy a mild winter might be put to work has been suggested to the city j commissioners by F. M.' Williams, chief of police. Chief Williams said i he is making every effort to rid the eiv of this class of "tourist' and that if his plan were carried out none of them would be able to say he could not find a job. "Work on the woodnilo or leave town at once" would be what Chief Williams would like to say to tramps. He pointed out that the city sanitary depart ment requires much wood chopped for the crematory. If the woodyard plan does not suit the commission ers Chief Williams said they might establish a city laundry or a factory of sopie kind.- Joffre Carrying French Thanks to Far East Allies Miami, Nov. 20-After discussion at the Sunday evening sendee of the First Christian church here recently of the question, "Is Uncle Sam a Christian?" sixty-five per cent of those voting cast their ballots in the affirmative. Jacksonville, Nov. 2G An investi rnt.inn started sometime ago into the rates charged by the Jacksonville Gas company has reached the point where' figures submitted by repre sentatives of the company and the city commission sharply disagree on operating costs. The inquiry is still underway. The commission is acting with a view to revising the local gas rate to consumers which now stands at .$1.85 per 1.000 cubic feet." The last legislature enacted a measure giving municipalities regulatory powers ov rates and service of public Utili ties. Should any revision by the (ny AlUMH-tatt-d I'rrnat Marseilles, Nov. 25 Marshal Jof fre who left Marseilles on Armistice day to visit Japan, will also make an extended tour of the countries bord ering the Pacific ocean, including Indo-China, Siam and China. He has been entrusted by the French government with the task of carrying to the chiefs of the govern- commission prove unsatisfactory to such a utility concern, however, it may appeal to the ftate railroad commission. Students Fired For Burlesquing Government Men (By Aaaocluleil Vrtxn.1 Buenos Aires, Nov. 25-A number of students in the National college at Jupuw, who, while studying also held government positions for which i, n.iv. have been dismissed from the government service for burlesquing government officials in an amateur theatrical performance which they gave at the college. They were charged with having portrayeu the government officials "in a man ner not consistent with the majesty of their office." About the only way a stranger in a And just a few years ago, the woril "prescription" had a good reputation Daytona, Nov. 26. Agitation for erection of a hospital and sanitarium here to cost approximately $500,000 has resulted in actior. being taken by representatives of the city's va rious civic bodies towards starting a campaign to raise the necessary funds. The need for the. building was voiced at a meeting recently at which thirty-eight representatives of the civic organizations were present. Cornelius S. Lodger, a hospital con sultant of New York was placed in ''.charge of the campaijn to raise the money and other committees were appointed. Orlando, Nov. 2ti In the recent passing of John Neels at his home in Westville, Florida lost one more of the members of the constaitutional convention of 1885 which framed the present state constitution. Mr. Neels who was seventy-two years of age at the time of his death had suf fered a stroke of, paralysis just be fore the end. He had been elected sheriff of Holmes county when bare ly twenty-one and for eight years Tenresented the Third district in the Florida senate. He was a Mason of high degree. Jacksonville, Nov. 20-The steam er Lenape of the Clyde line which I plies between Jacksonville " via Charleston is being conveneu n.- an oil burner, accroding to word received here from New York. The big passenger ship sank at her dock in New York recently when a sea cock wsa accidentally left open. While the vessel was in drydocK tor ;,. w.ssitat.ed bv the accident her owners decided to replace the coal burning engines with oil burn ing ones. Tampa. Nov. 26-Establishment JVM" EXCLUSIVE FOOTWEAR 111 North 2nd St. Phone 453. Opposite Putnam House. If It's New, It's Here!!! Each day we arc receiving new new styles in Fall and Winter Footwear. Our connection with the New York and Boston markets is such that we can show you all the new styles as soon as New York, Jacksonville, or any other city and our prices are lower than City Prices. Perfect fit is certain when you have many sizes and widths to actually try on;. Complete style satisfaction is yours when you see what you want before you buy it. Here any little difficulty is taken tip personally and speedily and agreeably adjusted. Your own satisfaction the neces sity or desire of getting your mo ney's worth ought to make you want to buy all your shoes here. Once you have been personally fit ted by us your size is put on re cord for future reference. SPECIALS FOR MONDAY Ladies' Brown Calf Oxfords, 2 styles, medium and low heels, Goodyear Welt Soles. 2 styles Brown Calf 2-strap Oxfords. (These grades sold last season at 9.00) For Monday $6.00 Big Line Holiday Footwear Now Ready WILKINSON'S PALATKA'S MODERN SHOE STORE Don't Throw It Away Have itDry Cleaned What an appalling waste of money there is each year in dresses suits, and other gar ments thrown away when only half worn. Bring it to us for inspection. Perhaps it can be dry cleaned or dyed and made to look like new. I! ii We will advise you to the best of our ability, if you'll! Careful work. The result will please you. GEM CITY PRESSER W. E. WALKER, Prop. 30ft I f mnn St. Rone 268 let us. RIGHT PRICES Our stock of Dry Goods, Millinery, xMen' nishings and Ladies Ready-to-Wear is plete and our prices are most reasonable, have Fur- om-We Ladies Hose with seam back for only 25c Good Towels, for each 5c, 10c, 15c Dress Gingham, per yd 10c Outing Flannel, per yd 10c Everything in our two stores are priced at the above reason able figures. New shipment Men's! Shirts, all colors art $3.50 values for New line of Fore-in-hl all colors, $1.25 value ",( f tho Fur Eastern states that participated in the victory of the Al lies the salute and grateiumess oi France. The Marshal's first call was to be at Port Said, where an official recep tion was planned. At Singapore, he will board the cruiser Montcalm, flagship of the French Far East squadron. At Snimni. the Marshal will visit the French possessions of Indo-China for a few days as the guest ot tne Governor General of the colony. FTr will arrive at Bangkok about December 20 and be received by the Kinir of Siam which country was one of the Allied powers during the war. After visiting the states ot urn- hedge and Tonkin, Joffre, on the Montcalm accomnanied by several destroyers, will proceed directly to Yokohama, where he expects to ar rive ahout Jan. 25 His sojourn in Japan will last about a month after which he will visit Peking, travel ing by way of Seoul and Mukden. The nresent plans for the return trip are for the Marshal to reach France by way of Honolulu, San Francisco and New York The fir si cost is practically the last Dddse Brothers 5 ED AN , ' m Darby & MacDonald Phone 299 Palatka, Florida Paint in Time Saves the Home lannel sizes, $2.50 Ties, . 50c Fine line Boys' Sweat and Jersey st; values for Coats $4.50 $3.50 Men's Dress Shirts, ue for only val- 98c REMEMBER That on Christmas Eve we will give awaifoo- hitcly FREE, the beautiful Doll now in jlay in our corner window. This is the largjand nrettiest doll in Palatka. A ticket givetath purchases of 50c, Also ask for tickets n be ing given away to the Wednesday aftfion Matinee at the Grand Theater. Hattie N. Buk5' 421-423 Lemon St., ' Opp. Court isc Property owners who postponed painting their homes during the war and have delayed still further since peace was declared are practicing false economy in not applying the needed coats right away. Not only for appearance but for perpetuity is it advisable to paint up at the earliest possi ble moment. We Have Broken Records During the last three months we have broken all re cords for paint sales. We know why this is. There is a generally increased demand, but that is not the entire expla nation. The reason is We Carry the Best Lines Woolsey's full line is what we bank this claim on. We have it in the paste and white leads. It stands the weather, it holds its color and is particularly adapted to Florida cli mate. It Kxf 71 U tdl yU this is the season t0 aPP!' l)aint' sets before the long hot summer gets in and therefore u I stand much longer. Let us fit you up with combina uons that will make your home or place of business look like new. Tilghman Hardware Co.