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THE EyENING TELEGRAM, LAKE I.AND, FLA WEDNESDAY, FEB. 6, 1918
he-Flour Order As It Car Lot Shipments of 22 ..i Applies To The Farmer Florida Truck 18 i Orom uraxton ueacnam, Federal i cbant when they are furnished with Food Administrator, Orlando, FR) a duplicate order of the. same data . " " " I nliron anraA liAnnn n 11 ' i , . ... , , I I ' w uuudc iui auiue van or an ing couauions in me state are very the cereals equivalent to the amount favorable and the cabbage movement (New York Packer) Jacksonville, Fla., Feb, 5. Grow- Farmers who have grown their own i cereal substitutes as mentioned and classified In this order, may, upon Siitmisslon of evidence of these facts to retail grocers or dealers, bo per r ".led to buy the proportionate :nnt of wheat flour but In each 1 1 every case the merchant must jure in writing from such farm i statement that he has grown the it.' Jtitute cereals and now has them ! ii Ha possession; and also a written :ft t' jment from the farmer jthat the f. A.' or rour wanted. This, duplicate or der to be retained by the wholesaler or Jobber selling the flour as a pro tection and proof that the same amount of substitute cereals have been purchased on the same day to conform with the order for the flour. I t- ahase of flour is for his own in jual consumption, and he now no flour on hand. This interpre on simply applies to the farmer or producer. f 111 rpretatlon for Jobber or Whole. .1 saler. f Oe interpretation of the rule re- llng flour In cases of wholesalers abbers is that they are permitted ell wheat flour to the retail mer- The Tarpon Springs Leader very interestingly remarks that "We don't see why the fact of old Bal aam's ass talking should be classed as a miracle when there are a num ber of asses in this town, and the miracle would be, to find one that didn't talk." Is gaining rapidly. The lettuce, cel ery and cabbage cropa In the Mana tee section are In excellent condi tion. . Mixed Vegetables cold weather has not hurt it as much as in some other sections. The Manatee country expects to cut close to 700 cars of celery this year and the movement will begin very soon. Lettuce Cars Orlando is talking about installing a municipal lighting and water plant, Cars Season's shipments to last Season's shipments up to last "uluaJ Saturday ; 148 For corresponding period last Corresponding period last year 386 ' year 1,272 Shipments for week ending ; Shipments for week ending January 29 29 1 January 26 172 Shipments for same week last ' Shipments for same week last year 114 ! year 192 Shipments first three days this .Shipments first three days this week 45 ! week 100 Shipments for same days last , Shipments for same days last year 105 ! year 181 The above figures include carlot! Florida's lettuce shipments last shipments of potatoes, catbage, to-;week were 172 cars RSa,n8t 200 cara matoes, beans, peppers, etc., from for the week Previous and 192 cars for tne corresponding ween last year. Same to cost In the neighborhood ofithe state for the periods mentioned, $600,000. The city is at present light, ! Last week more than 25 cars of """ u- cabbage rolled out of the state and a,T s aneaa oi me w tal to the same date last year. The in C3 iiiivi ciuciiv lino w va la uauu older crop is gradually becoming ed by a private cprporation. The First Glimpse of Spring PHL very breath of Spring in all its , A glory is revealed to you in The ! Spring Fashion Book! i It contains a fascinating collection of I advance designs. You may make your selections from I hundreds and hundreds of the newest, 4 smartest styles created and adapted for ' you by the Master Designers of the J World. Every style in this book may be reproduced exactly by using j PICTORIAL I REVIEW I PATTERNS I the only Patterns that save you from ( one-half to one whole yard of material on each dress. 1 February Patterns 5 NOW READY heavier. By far the heaviest movement of smaller and while the new crop Is In A vegetables is by express and local j freight, as there has been a heavy de imand from all Southern wholesale I centers. Among the points getting on a cabbage carlot basis are Cole man, Bradentown. B&rtow and Lees-burg. fair condition it is very late. Silver Lake Estates Florida Winter Homes Home site on the waters of beautiful Silver Lake, near Lee. burg, in Lake county, appeal instantly to people of taste. Silver Lake Estates combine residence lots with orn n1 irrD.f ruit groves of ten acre, or more in such way as to afford pur cWi I moat desirable winter home, and profitable Investment. A Restricted Community of Congenial Families Whose Florida hornet are self-supperting. Nothtaar on'"0": able or "snobbish" in the restriction!: comparatively a small sum oi money will buy a Silver Lake Estate. Grove development here is with citrus trees produced by Buck eye Nurseries, the lanrest in the world exclusively growing citrus trees, under the supervision of their experts. All contracts for improvements, etc., covered by deposit with the Exchange National Bank, Tampa, Florida, of securities fully protecting the purchaser. Silver Lake Country Club house, modern In 'rv.r8.peltnd1 wlth most excellent table service, is now open. The eighteen noie golf course under construction will be ready another season. Come to see us or write us for details if you cannot visit us. '.&2! 1 208 108 J. B. Ransom. Vice-President First National Bank Building, Tampa, Fla. er First National Bank Building, Leesburg, Fla. 1 T A .JWWxc : . . i : : Ml Celery HORTICULTURAL CURIOSITY graft" IS GROWN AT FT. MYERS lng Proce88 is ttlte Practlcal- 11 18 . (hardly likely that recourse .to this ' process will ever become commercial (Fort Myers Press) Cars to last Season 's shipments Saturday Corresponding period last year Shipments for week ending January 26 Shipments for same week last year Shipments first three days this week , Shipments for same days last year The celery movement Is gradually getting under way. The crop over the state is In good shape. The acre age is fully normal, possibly a little more. At Sanford the crop Is late but good In quality. The Bradentown section has an ex- 27 203 13 116 16 S ly practicable as the grafting re quires considerable skill and atten tion. The Imagination easily visual izes a field of these grafted potato tomato plants producing a crop of tomatoes above ground while under the ground a crop of potatoes is com- The following interesting article has been handed to the Press and Is vouched for by E. F. Coe, a landscape architect, now in the city, and who has investigated the rather unusual grafting process herein described: James E. Hendry has been growing : , alone at his green house a genuine horti-j cultural curiosity. He is not only: An English horticulturist claims to producing potatoes as a root crop, but , have recently produced a true hybrid is also producting tomatoes as a top j by actually crossing the potato and crop all on .the same plant. This Is J tomato. It is said that the result is done by grafting a branch of a toma- j a race of plants which actually does to on a potato plant. This will seem , produce both edible fruits on top and to many like another of the current tubers underneath. It is probable newspaper stories going the rounds , that years of selection and Inter ior the amusement of the reading breeding will be required before public rather than for their informa-, these new hybrids are of horticultur tion. jal value. The possibilities, through As the potato and tomato are hot- the skill of the hybridist, bid fair in anically closelv related both being the near future to revolutionize our MAKE 'EM FEEL GOOD, ANIWAT Every now and then some enthusi astic editor will allude to some cer tain Florida weekly as the best in the State. Every time this is done we at once take up that week's Issue of the paper so named and compare It with half a dozen or more other weeklies and usually find this paper nas a number of close rivals. We have therefore concluded that when any editor says unqualifiedly that a certain paper is the best weekly in the' State, that his language is ex pected to be understood as highly figurative, meaning that so and so Is making a mighty good paper. In this connection we once heard a man say, and with a degree of truth, "Your pleasant words make me feel good, even though I don't believe a word you say." Arcadia News. ceptlonally fine crop this year. The nightshades (sa'lonums) so close a whole field of horticulture. The Empress of Japan Is an active leader In all movements undertaken by the women of Japan for the re lief of war sufferers. a Look At The Map Read The Resolutions y op- y y ftd' 'x 3fe- ? JtTSnW3 mj -' JJoj2K&lfc jp "kj '4 ( ( d! Dunne! nn a- Cr""' To the honorable Wm. G. McAdoo, Director General of all Railroads of the United States of America, Wash ington, D. C. The following resolutions unanimously passed by are submitted for your valuable consideration: WHEREAS, ail freight and passenger traffic originating In the United 8tatss, north of Jacksonville, Florida, and having Its destination on the West Coast of Florida, is routed through Jacksonville, and WHEREAS, at the present time, owing to the congested conditiBns of the tracks and shipping facilities In the City of Jacksonville, freight and passenger traffic Is unduly delayed and great damage and annoyance caused thereby, and WHEREAS, all freight and passenger business originating in the North, and Northwest, and the Middle States, has heretofore passed through Jacksonville, Florida, thereby making an extra haul of upwards of one hun dred miles, and WHEREAS, points of origin in the West and Northwest for both passenger and freight shipments are placed at a great disadvantage In serving Southwest Florida, South and Central Florida, Tampa being shut out as a basing point and a greater portion of the State of Florida Is thereby placed In a differential territory by Virtue of there being only the two rate basing points In the State, Pensacola and Jacksonville, and these rate basing points controlling all the rates in the State of Florida are working a hardship on the citizens of the State as all through rates from points of origin are made up by adding local rates from Jacksonville, to points of destination within the State, and WHEREAS, in order to facilitate and expedite the handling of passenger and freight traffic, it is deemed wise and advisable to petition you as Director General to cause a re-adjustment of present conditions by entering an order or orders causing all freight and passenger traffic originating North and West of Jacksonville, Florida, and having Its destination on the West Coast of Florida, to be routed on entering the State from the Northwest by way of Quitman, Ga., through Perry, Fla., thence to Wilcox, Fla., thence to Dunnellon, Fla., thence to Trilby, Fla., and thence to the various points of destination on the West Coast, and South Central Florida, or by way of Valdosta, Ga., thence to Jasper, Fla., thence to Live Oak, Fla., thence to Newberry, Fla. thence to Dunnellon, Fla., thence to Trilby, Fla., and thence to the various points of destination on the West Coast and South Central Florida, as will more clearly appear from the map hereto attached. In using either of these routes It will mate rlally reduce the present congested condition at Jacksonville, save several hours In time, and serve a greater por tion of the population of the State. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by the .that the re-routing of all trains, both passenger and freight, that center at Atlanta, Ga., Montgomery or Birmingham, Ala, and Pensacola, Fla., that are destined to points on the West Coast of Florida, Central and South Florida, will not only aid the government of the United States in Is present effort to conserve the resources and facilities of the Country, but it will cause likewise to serve in a like manner the greater portion of the population of the Great State of Florida, and EE IT ALSO FURTHER RESOLVED, that in passing these resolutions by i and making this request of you as such Director General we are not only trying to serve the district In which we are located, together with the great State of Florida, but we believe we are asking for that which will be of great benefit to the United States. THE LAKELAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE THE RETAIL MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION THE POLK COUNTY COMMISSIONERS THE COMMISSIONERS CITY OF LAKELAND Will be asked to Sign the above Resolutions.