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THE EVENING TELEGRAM, LAKKLAND, FLA WEDNESDAY. MARCH 271918 Season's Shipments of Florida Products (New York Packer.) Jacksonville, Fla., March 25. The following tables set forth the carlot shimnents of fruits and vegetables SOME POLITICAL TOMFOOLERY (Arcadia News.) Ttin Cnnlroirllla Star BQVa- "Thft from Florida so far this season. Local' trom riuwuiVDu Tribune of Tuesday carried a state ment sent out from Tallahassee stat ing that the Catts and anti-Catts forces were lining up for a real po litical fight In the coming campaign. express shipments are not included in these figures. ORANGES. Cars. To last Saturday 7,896 loot voar . 1K flfi!i I 'i. i.i anti-Catts forces are going to do ween, cuuiiir wutu xw v- .... . . ifl Same week last year m everything in their power to olect a j rifle or . . ti. 'l!v oc majority of the members of the house ; Gen. Pi l"1B ... weU ft8 a majority of the glxteen the Georgia boys had but one week's bamo days las yea mf.mhera of the Senate that, urn to h 1 nractice. more than a dozen have GRAPEFRUIT. Ke;ted JNb year. , wuiia me aus luiueo wm uo equally News Notes From Camp Wheeler will , been the means of reulslng bi& before forces of the enemy, col - active service at me w - were of great interest lu Camp Wheeler, March 26.--It be the latter part of April the Florida soldiers get another op-, seen .s.t.,nt., ilnmAMdtiinlA V. . drill ll 1 1 as sharpshooters, it has been an-1 the men. enounder nounced at headquarters of the 124th Demonstrations of the on -p infantry. It is the present plan of the new army rifle, are being b division officers to keep each regi- on the artillery range by Captain . ment on the target range two weeks. C. Bettes, who recently Members of the 121st infantry are now firing. They must all learn to shoot. A man in the trenches who has not had pistol practice is worthless, Gen. Pershing has said. Although l flM nt Fort Sill, Okla- tne sciiuin i" - . .InmnnclratlOn 01 homa. At tne nrsi To last Saturday 2,983 j Same period last year 3,875 Week ending March 16 146 i Same week last year 69 First three days this week 105 Same days last year 36 STRAWBERRIES. To last Saturday 61 Same period last year 61 Week ending March 16 18 Same week last year 4 MIXED VEGETABLES. To font Sahirdav 27S game Period last year 186 ' b far better to him to ee hl? hand an 'off-year'' It is difficult to comprehend how in telligent men should line up as either I Catts or anti-Catts. We would most certainly be ashamed to run either as a Catts man or as anti-Catts man. The governor has his part to play in the legislative program, as he does li other matters, but unless there should be a deliberate attempt to put some thing over on the governor, which we do not believe to be true, then it will qualified as sharpshooters. These are the men wanted as snipers in France, a man qualified to pick the Hun out In his dugout and put him out of the war game. Ranee officers are matching one Week ending March 16 22 Same week last year 4 First three days this week.... 13 Same days last year 3 CELERY. To last Saturday . . . . , 1,470 Same period last year 1,210 Week ending March 16 376 Same week last year 20 First three days this week 164 Same days last year 7s oft the representative race in the va rious counties. To illustrate our po sition: If there were three candidate for the legislature in this county, and one of them was a Catts man and the other an anti-Catts man, then we would vote for the fellow who wan the deadly rifle, among those present were Gen. Francis H. Frencn, mander of the division; Gen. J. L. Hayden, Gen. W. A. Harris and Gen. r E. Steiner. As soon as these new guns arrive, they will he put in to immediate use on the range for training the men. Grenade Throwing Lieut. Henry Fox of the regular army has arrived at Camp Wheeler for the purpose of beginning new in- company against another in the tar-1 structions in grenade throwing. He get practice and this has served to I has joined Major Jules Bellot tne make the men try all the harder to! French officer, who has been teacn- . . . hnmh and erenade throwing, and PUB up as Dig a ncure aa jiuamuic. , -o rQn The leaders in the individual matches new grenade classes are to be organ- are also classed in this manner. Some jized among the norma, vot. oYrniinnt snores have been made and ! Alabama units. when the practice is over, the 121st Granted Furlough in fantry should be full of expert rifle- Brig. Gen. J. L. Hayden, command men er of the 56th artillery brigade, and Been Giving Lectures formerly commander of the Dixie Col. R. V. K. Applin, of the British Division, has been granted a furlough l,c hom, Hvtn wtnres of a week. This is the first vacation to the officers and men of the divi sion, left Saturday. His last lecture was to the officers and non-commissioned officers on the machine gun. He gave a very vivid description of the general has had since he was put in command of the division. He leaves Camp Wheeler to attend to personal business. Just where he is going cannot be made public. Jack- how the wonderful little machine had sonville Metropolis. i hundreds of others who feel the same way about it. Stop such tomfoolery before it gets well started. Of course if there should be a deliberate at- 0llly Boy8 Who Cannot Be Otherwise tempi to eieci representatives tor tna LETTUCE. To last Saturday ." 2,201 Same period last year 1,792 Week ending March 16 71 Same week last year 39 First'three days this week 32 Same days last year 8 CABBAGE. To last Saturday 1,183 purpose of impeaching the governoi. then he would be wholly Justlable in making a fight, and he could count on us as being ready to help him in such a fight in every possible way. The governor will never be impeached unless he commits some greater crime thar. he is even yet accused of, to say nothing of his being guilty of. To our i mind there is no need of this Catts (TTTING DOWN QUOTA t;ient volume of perishable traffic to OF THE REFORM SCHOOL warrant proper service. I Florida East Hereafter the movement of perishable traffic from Florida to the Buffalo-Pittsburg zone , and points 'east is to be confined to the Atlantic Handled Will Be Received Crip pled Condition of Finances frame period last year 1,207 and anti-Catts howl and the less heard Week ending March 16 204 'of it the better off will be the state. ame week last year 112 j First three days this week 123 j Same period last year 170 Same days last year 43 .Week ending March 16 23 - Same week last year ; . . 4 TOMATOES. First three days this week. To last Saturday 45 Same days last year 45 5 Only such boys as in the opinion of the various committing magistrates throughout the State cannot he han dled by the probation officers in the' respective counties consistent with Droner enforcement of the law, will I be committed to the state industrial school' for boys during the present year. This was decided upon at a re ront meetfne of the state hoard of which Governor Sidney J. Catts is,route8 wiU be continued chairman. Tlia fiilo uraa ronommotiHoil hv .T. T . , . Line Railway to River Junction L. Boone, superintendent of the home, ' ' Coast Line Railroad and Seaboard Air Line Railway, north of Jacksonville, West Jacksonville or Waycross. The diversion points for this traffic will be Jacksonville, West Jacksonville, Waycross and Potomac Yard. Per- ishable traffic moving to this territory will not be diverted to points west of the Buffalo-Pittsburg zone. Movement to the east via other Lakeland Highway Garage NEXT TO TOURISTS HEADQUARTERS ON MAIN 8T. N. BRUCE HOWE, Proprietor Most Centrally Located to Hotels and Business Section Satisfaction Guaranteed In all Repair Work Storage by Night, Week, or Month. Dead Storage over Summer. Cars Stored to Display for Sale Washing and Polishing a Specialty who also recommended that thf. list of negro boys under the age of twelve years, as was submitted by the super intendent, be paroled. The resolution fwhich was passed by the board re- ceuty follows: "Be It resolved by the board of state institutions that the list of boys detained at the Industrial School for Boys, as recommended by the superin tendent, J. L. Boone, be paroled, and. further, that the list of negro boys, as submitted, under the age of twelve ba paroled if the conduct is such as can be recommended by the superin tendent, and West From Florida to the west there will be routes via Seaboard Air or 'via Atlantic Coast Line Railroad to River Juncton or Montgomery when for Pensacola, Mobile, New Orleans and beyond. To other western points there will be two routes via Mont gomery, one from Jacksonville or West Jacksonville via G. S. & F. Ry. to Cordele, S. A. L. thence to Mont gomery and lines diverging from Montgomery, and the other from Jacksonville or Waycross via A. C. L. R. to Montgomery and lines di verging from Montgomery, and two routes via Atlanta, one from Jackson ville or West Jacksonville via G. S. & F. Ry. to Macon, Southern Rail way to Atlanta, and lines divereine "Whereas, this board has paroled jfrom Atlanta and the other from several boys from School for Boys, and the Industrial Jacksonville or Waycross via A. C. L. R. R. to Albany. C. of G. Rv to ' Whereas, the appropriation for)Atlanta and lineg dlverglng from At. maintenance of the said institution lanta. DiVersion points will be Jack for the year 1918 is insufficient to sonvllle or West JacUsonvllie, Mont- ji.upciijf lane cure OI more man lS!pnmprv and Ohio nnrt Mlalaol On A. C. L. Railroad WAUCHULA, FLA. 42 Miles South oi Lakeland 70 Mile South of Tampa THE TOWN THAT MADE SCIENTIFIC TRUCKING FAMOUS. THE CENTER RUSH IN THE TRUCKING GAME NOT WHAT CAN BE DONE BUT WHAT IS BEING DONE AND RIGHT NOW Where Nature is your Business Partner with 75 per cent, of the Capital Stock We Invite those who are interested in the purchase of small or larger tracts, either improved or unimproved land to come down and look over this beautiful country We will show you the men behind the guns The boys who do things while others talk. The trip to Wauehula and return absolutely free to Buyers Poucher-Montgomery Land Co. LOCAL AGENTS FOR THE WAUCHULA DEVELOPMENT CO. CALL OR WRITE FOR LITERATURE OR FURTHER INFORMATION now confined in said school. "Therefore, be it further resolve that this board respectfully requests er crossngs via the G. S. & F. Ry. Montgomery route; Jacksonville or Waycross, Montgomery and Ohio and the different judges with power of , Mississippi river crossings via the A committing boys to this institution c. L. R. R. Montgomery route; Jack- mrougnout me fetate or Florida to on- sonville or West Jacksonville, Atlanta ly commit such boys to the institu-jand Ohio and Mississippi river cross tioi; during the year 1918 as la their 'ngs via the G. S. & F. Ry. Atlanta orinlon cannot be handled by tne pro- route; Jacksonville or Waycross, At hation officers in the respective coun-j lanta and Ohio and Mississippi' rlv- ties consistent witn tne proper en forcement of the law. Drop Grapefruit Wanted at Canning Factory 4 Bring us ypur drop and, cull grapefruit. Will pay you cash at the rate of FIFTY CENTS PER HUNDRED POUNDS TEN DOLLARS PER TON. We can use only sound fruit don't bring it to us rotten. COLLINS CANNING CO, m Ladies who Wish Afternoon Dresses In Net, Georgette, Organdies and Silks For Receptions Can find just what they Wish Here r r " Beautiful line of Evening Gowns Expected in Next Few Days La MODE Mrs. H. Logan, Prop. "Passed by order of the board of state institutions. "J. S. BLITCH, "Secretary." MARKHAM ISSUES SCHEDULE FOR PERISH ABLES FROM FLORIDA TO EAST BEGINNING MARCH 24 er crossings via the A. C. L. R. R. Atlanta route. Perishable traffic moving to the west, which may also include the Buffalo-Pittsburg zone, will not he di verted to points east of the Buffalo Pittsburg zone. SEW SYSTEM OF WRITING Old False Teeth Wanted Don't Matter If Broken I pay 2 to ?U per set. Also cash for old gold, silver, and broken Jew elry. Send by parcel poet and receive check by return mail. Will hold goods 10 days tor sender's approval of my offer. I Mazer, 1007 8o. Btn SL, Phila-, Pa. HOTEL KIBLER PRESSING CLUB Is nnder the management of aa ex pert cleaner and presser. Cleaning, pressing and repairing at short no tice. Ladies' work a specialty. Work called for and delivered. Phone 220 Blue. Hotel Klbler Pressing Clnb, Ell Strickland, Prop. T291 Jacksonville, March 26. As a re suit of the conference held in Atlanta Thursday between C. H. Markham, regional director of Southern rail roads, C. R. Capps and an committee representing the growers and ship pers of Florida, Mr. Markham has is sued the following schedule for Flor ida perishable shipments to the North and East: To Fruit and Vegetable Shipers: To insure greater efficiency in the transportation of perishable fruits and vegetables, it is necessary to con fine its transportaton to a minimum number of lines. The widespread distribution, resulting from the soli citation of this traffic via a great many routes (many of them circui tious routes), has resulted in a situ ation where during a large part of the season no route has had a sufS- It Is Garden Time Everybody who has a garden is now tending it or ought to be doing so. (By Associated Press.) London, March 25.-Several London schools have Introduced a new sys tem of writing known as "manu script" or "print" writing, which re places the form of printed characters and it is claimed that the task of learning to write legibly is greatly shortened and slmplflied by the leav ing 0Ul oi tne unnecessary connect- uy-ouunea. The new system was first lntro. ( mj "laousnments for convalescent soldiers, originating i the desire to find a methM L which could be quickly learned by i v J , 106 use of their right hand. Its advocates claim that the "print" writing is easy to learn r.eal, legible and SDeedv .' ouu vllElt it removes the ereat dta--. . two kinda nt . ul .vn.o wUa wnlch tna child has to contend in learning ;read and to WTit And it is time torf up your garden tfloj and see if they W in order and in kW for work. Maybe f are just shy one iVi nr mavbe V w J Wont a whole m set. Here you will find a big variety of hoes, r spaaes, trowels, watering cans and otner j u oi me best make and all at very xnu" prices. Wilson Hardware Co.