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Laconics Miss Ruth Westbrook, of Live Oak, is a charming visitor to the city, the guest of her cousin, Miss Grace Mur- rell. Mrs.C. Livingston and children and Mrs. Livingston's mother, Mrs. ,W, E. Brown, of St. Petersburg, formed a party leaving today for Asheville N. C, where they go to spend the remainder of the summer. Mr. Harry Hartzell and family have moved from the corner of Bay and Gilmore, and are now at home to their friends at 812 East Lemon street. Tbey had planned to go North, but have decided to remain in Lakeland for the summer. Messrs. Belton Lanier, Paul O'Don lei, W. P. Reid, Fred Sloan and Ern est Mayes have enlisted in the Navy, and have been informed by the Board that they will be called for active ser vice about Aug. 22. Mr. and Mrs. George F. Richards left last night for their old home, Courtland, N. Y., which is also to b-j their future home, Mr. Richards hav ing formed a connection there as man ager of a big government plant. Their many friend regret their move, but wish for them a full measure of good fortune, wherever they may be Chas. R. Jordan, of Washington. C, son of Hon. W. W. Jordan 1203 South Florida avenue, has been commissioned lieutenant in the Reg ular Army. For the past fifteen years he has served as an official in the district government, in recogni tion of his excellent service during the Spanish American war as ser geant in the 12th Cavalry, Mr. Jor dan has been appointed to this posi tion without having been required to go through the regular course of drill in an officers' camp. This is an unusual compliment of which his family feels proud. Mrs. C. Rucker Adams, who with Mr. Adams is on a four months lec ture tour with the Lincoln Chautau quas, making a different town every day, among other things in a personal letter from Baraboo, Wis., says: "This is the home of Ringling Bros. Their great theater is here the finest in the world, it is said. All of Ringling's mansion was shown us this morning. It is. closed, unoccupied, as since his death no one can afford to keep it up. Even wealth will not buy ser vice now, and everybody has to work. So the big houses are a great en cumberance," Mrs. Clara Raulerson and babv daughter, Marion David, returned home Thursday noon from Lakeland, where they went Wednesday to be with their husband and father, M. D. Raulerson, until he left for Camp Shelby, Miss., Thursday. Mr. Rauler son is well remembered here, as he was formerly in the cigar business in Plant City, later going to Lakeland, where he subsequently was employed by his cousin, Gus Palmer, at the A. II. T. cigar factory until called to the colors. His family will remain in Plant City, having been here ever since Mr. Raulerson found that he would have to enter . the service. Plant City Courier. In this issue of the Telegram ap pears instructions sent out from the American Red Cross headquarters rel ative to the proper way to knit socks and sweaters for the soldiers. Mrs. Thomas Bryant, who is in charge of this department of the Red Cross work, urges all ladies to read these instructions and FOLLOW THEM. Recently she has had to take home several pairs of socks and several sweaters and take out some of the work and do it over, and this extra labor could be avoided if the instruc tions are carefully followed. CASINO A HATE THAT BLENDED CNTO LOVE Is Pictured In "TREASURE OF THE SEA." A 5-act METRO Screen Drama of Romance and High Adventure ! "Starring Wonderful EDITn STOREY Also PATHE NEWS REEL 10c and 20c TOMORROW ELSIE FERGUSON in THE RISE OF JENNIE (TSIIING And a 2-reel Comedy Rotarians And Visitors Discussed Various Plans For The Advancement Of Lakeland The Rotary dinner at the Elks Club last night was well attended by the membership and a large number of interested guests, about 80 persons sitting down to the substantial meal that had been prepared, and enjoying the interesting program that had been arranged. After the introduction of the mem bers and guests, President Chase turned the gavel over to Mr. C. 0. Pinch, chairman of the program com mittee for the occasion, who outlined the subjects for discussion. He then introduced Mr. W. S. Moore, chair man of the Retail Merchants' Bureau, who gave a summary of the work of the Bureau during the past year. Among other things he stated that the Bureau had saved tho merchants of the city at least $3,000 last season in protecting them from fake adver tising schemes launched by traveling solicitors. This was done through an agreement among the merchants to give no advertising to any scheme which did not have the endorsement of the Bureau's secret advertising committee. In many other ways Mr. Moore showed that tho organization had been of great value to the mer chants and business men. Mr. Moore was interrupted in the beginning of his speech by the rath er noisy entrance of Rotarians C. H. Williams and Frank Sanford. whom other Rotarians insisted should be fined, for violating the Rotary princi ple of promptness. An r.ltercation arose between Sanford and U. W. Ivcrsen over the matter, and it looked like the men were about to "mix". Just as they were about to clinch, tho lights went out and there were some uneasy scraping of chairs and gener al movement on the part of those not wise to the game. The light flashed on again, showing the whole proce dure to be a joke, much to tho relief of some who thought they were in the midst of a serious scrap. Mr. Williams then announced that they had a valid excuse for being late; that they had been on an errand of kindness for a brother Rotarian. purchasing for him some articles which he needed badly. With this he opened a bundle and with consider able display handed Mr. Moore a bunch of articles easily recognized as necessaries for the baby. Mr. Moore blushed rosily but gamely accepted the gift and went on with his speech. The work of the Bureau and the matter of credits were ably dis cussed further by Messrs. E. W. Rugg, W. M. Markey, and others, af ter which the principal address on the subject of "Credits" was delivered by Mr. Maurice, of Tampa.. Hfs ad dress was an excellent one, contain ing much helpful thought and sugges tion. Secretary A. J. Holworthy was called upon to give some account of the great Rotary Convention at Kan sas city, wnicn ne attenneu as me Lakeland Rotary's delegate. This he did at some length; giving some viv id pictures of the great ' meeting, which was intensely patriotic in all its features and proceedings. Mr, Holworthy's story of the convention is given close attention and was received with marked interest and pleasure. Mr. E. N. Goode, assistant cashier of the First National Bank, spoke on the relations of the banker to thei merchant, giving a clear-cut and pleasing talk on this subject. The subject of "Community Pub licity" was next introduced and it was discussed by Mr. M. F. Hether- ington. Dr. S. F. Smith ana otners. The consensus of opinion of all pres- Bon building, adjoining his photo ent was that the advertising for the'grapjjjc studio, where they have re- city, which benefits all classes, should 1 not be at the expense of a few patri otic men, but that the city should helD bv levying a small millage for - .. n I the purpose. Three or tne City com- c,,j admired uv a iarse in- missioners were present Messrs. T. friends at he:- 'orni.'r homo, who, with B. O'Steen, J. M. Keen and O. J.'her Lakeland friends, deeply sympa Pope and they were called on for!thize with the bereaved husband ano their views. They each expressed 1 fine little son, who are left to rnourn themselves as in hearty accordance with the ideas that had been ad- ., nnA ooii thov Wnillfl fflVOf & ... . .. . reasonable appropriation lor tne nee- pssarv and legitimate advertising re- quired by the city. Tho snpprh-makinr concluded with'Wght. a verv sensible and witty address by Dr. E. M. Nighbert, of the.Federai Eureau of Animal Industry, who took occasion to impress upon the repre sentative men present the importance . w P nlir,,. of tick eradication to the development 'were Mr. Colt and Dr W. F. Blacl and progress of the county. Dr. man. who were here with Dr. .lh NMghbert though .ne would never bert in connection with yesterday: .ufpect U, s a Li comedian, and his tick eradication meeting; and a nnn- Son of his 'possum story, whiter of merchants and prom nent bus -was quested bv some one who had ness men whom the Club desired to tori bim Tve it before, tickled his interest in the matters it has under Z,lZv 'consideration for community advance auditors hugely. .... Among prominent guests present ment and betterment. TUB EVENING TBLBQRAM. LAPLAND. FLA., Those Who Have Joined The Colors From The First Methodist Church The laymen's meetings at the First Methodist church are continuing to grow in interest. Last night another good meeting was held. Mr. II. L. S watts and Mr. T. M. Bryatf were the leaders. A number of helpful talks were made. Tonight Miss Sarah Polk will lead, assisted by the ladies. This will be a service that no one should miss who can attend. The patriotic service will oe held tomorrow. One feature of this meet. ing will be special prayers for the soldiers and sailors who have eone from the church and congregation. We give below the names as they an- pear on the revised list. If other names should be on this Honor Roll, please report to the pastor. The list follows: Ballard Bradley). Thomas Bryant. Roy Bryant. Loring Bracken. Hamden H. Baskins.. Robert Bruce. Lucian Coleman. Clarence Christie. John E. Coleman. Wilmer Clark. Russell Cole. Henry Cole. Watson Conner. Elmer C. Hillman. Gordon Hart. Worth Hart. Lloyd Hooks. Harris Hobb (dead) . Leon Howe. Wilson Ivey. Fred Ivey. Chas. T. Jackson. Lee Klnslnger. Charles E. Layton. George Moore. Charles Murdock. Erzell Moutz. A. Clinton McKay. L. Kirk McKay. George Nelson. George Owen. Curtis Peterson. Lewis Potts. J. Hardin Peterson. Eulon Potts. William Pritchett. Archie Rice. Early Rice (dead). Roy Rice. Hobson Strain. George E. Southard, Sr. E. E. Sawyer. Clarence E. Smith. Charles A. Turner. Charles M. Trammell. Clyde G. Trammell. Jack Turbeville. F Earl Washburn. Claude A. Windham. William Watson. Guy II. Wilson. J. Woodson Williams. Clifford C. Wooten. Fred Wooten. Harold H. Webster. The following names will be en tered when they leave for camp: Ivan Jackson. Robert Faison. Louis Pellam. . M. Albert Smith. Ned Skipper. , - ."PASSING OF MRS. II. T. MILER A death .which eamo as a shock to the friends of the family occurred this morning at 6 o'clock when Mrs. H. T. Miller nassed away after a long ili- egs of tuberculots . Wltn ner nU8bapd and iittle Bon, Miller came here last winter from Michigan, in the hope that the change would prove bneilcial to her health and :n order that Mr. Mi!!;r could be nexr his wife a! all tlmis. he 8e(.ured hnvh rooms in tne uick- sided since coming t) Lakeland On account of her illness Mrs. Mil ler was not known to many Lakeland D9oDle. but shJ was a splendid woman .... f .-vf her loss Funeral services this afternoon at were conducted 4 o'clock in the . . il. rinntw nnflnrtfllf tnff Co. cnapei oi mo ucm.j - , The body will, be shipped to the( 'leceased's old home in Michigan to WANTED Second-hand push cart in good condition. Phone 307-Blue. 7743 WEDNESDAY. JOLT 24 t918 War Savings Stamps And Lakeland's Duty Along This Line The quota for Lakeland has not been raised. This Is not the fault of the Campaign Committer who did a splendid work, but it is for the rea son that there were too large a num ber of yellow cards. The yellow cards represent those who made no subscription whaever. There are about 9 000 people in Lakeland and the quota assigned covers this num ber at J20 per capita or a total sub scription of $180,000, calculated for each man, woman and child. The in tensely patriotic family subscribed In this way each and every member of the family others--patrlotic too -sub scribed in the name of only one mem ber of the family. But, and here is where the failure comes, many oth ers did not subscribe either for man, woman or child. These represent the yellow cards and we regret there are so large a number. These will be required by the National War Sav ings Committee sometime between now and January first, and the chair man of the Lakeland Committee is anxious to eliminate every one of them before that time the sooner the better. The subscribers have been check ed with the list of citizens and those failing to subscribe will be reminded of their neglect within the next few days and an opportunity given to them to substitute a blue for the yellow card now filed against them. The Government does not seek to intimidate or to work hardship. Its expressed purpose is to secure a complete record of the zeal, or lack of zeal, of its citizenship. The yel low", cards are not intended as a badge of shamo for persons who have been tossed about on the winds adversity. Where the heart is right, the notation which accom panies the card will be right. The sum which each individual is asked to save not give is not largo. To most people, it represents no more than a little self-denial. To some people, every penny is precious, and the pledge made in poverty of purso and liberality of spirit is ten times precious. Whether another campaign for war savings will be held or not in not yet known but on January the first of mx year there should be In the lan guage of our President "none unen listed on that day." " War Savings Stamps are ihe certif icates of service. The President has asked the people of a vain nation to forego pleasure, to abstain frjom foolish exrtavagance, to concentrate upon WAR. More than a million American boys are in France hus bands, brothers, sons and cousins. These Americans are in France for a Rpecitic purpose. They Are the chaRen delegates of those of us who for one reason or another, remain at home. With their bodies, they have built a barrier between the rapacious Hun and his Intended quarry. With their souls, they have dedicated that barrier to the perpetuation of free institutions. Surely, as we set about the dally task in this zone of tran quility, safe from harsh attack, we owe something more than a prayer for the safety and success of these, our delegates in the councils of death; something more than mere in vestments of gold; something more than the outward appearance of de vout purpose. As they offer their all for humanity, it becomes our se rious duty to offer something in kind, nor can the utmost we offer in any way compare with the service that tbey are now rendering. Money Is roadily acquired, and is parted with as readily. To give up some form of indulgence, or even to deprive our selves of something which has been considered a necessity can this be more than the part we are willing to perform? Shall It be said of us, when the last sun sets over the fields of carnage and great stars throb in the serelnty of dusk, that we, the sons of Washington, Lincoln and Lee, failed to answer the summons of our President, himself consecrated to the noblest cause which has stirred the hearts of men? The total sales for Polk county up to July 15th were $ir,2,B24.79, and In this connection it is highly interesting to note the position Polk county oc cupies in the list of the first ten coun ties: Duval 11522.023.9:', Hillsborough 408.177.72 Escambia 218.938.00 j Pinellas I0n.073-.ni Polk in2.024.7't Dade ir,::,i31.71 Alachua 1P0 142! Volusia 114.081.51 Orange 109.n65.7S Marion 93.385.40 A. J. HOLWORTHY, Chairman, Lakeland War Savings Committee Eradication Of The Tick Ably Discussed Here Yesterday A fairly good-sized crowd attended a meeting in the Park yesterday af ternoon held in the interest of the eradication of the tick, and some splendid addresses on the subject were made by prominent persons, who are engaged in this necessary work. "I heartily congratulate the people in Polk county on your fine roads, or more properly your boulevard sys tem," Dr. W. F. Blackman said at the beginning of his address at the live stock meeting yesterday after noon. He was introduced by Mr. J. M. Keen, county inspector, who has dor.o such good work in stimulating inter est in tick eradication work in this section of the county. Continuing, Dr. Blackman said: "1 know you are going to hurry up and f nish this tick eradication work next season, for any people who are as progressive in other lines as you have proven to be will not allow the pesti ferous cattle ticks to longer prevent you from raising pure bred and high grade cattle. "As a member of the State Live t!toek Sanitary Board and as presi dent of the Florida State Live Stock Association, I extend to you the sen timents of both organizations urging that you take advantage of your op portunity. Polk county now stands at the head of the list in number ot flipping vats In counties not carry ing on systematic work. There will be need for quite a number of addi tional vats in this county to make them available to all tho cattle, but with continued co-operation of you.' county officials the vats can be put In this summer and fall, ready for n clean-up next season. "The State of Mississippi haK been released from tick fever quarantine and the State of Louisiana will be re leased on Dec. 1 of this year. Surely the people of Polk county are as pro gressive as those people. You have demonstrated It in other lines of ac tivity and we know you will do your part in this movement." Mr. Keen next introduced Dr. E M. Nighbert, who said in part: "I have here a map of tho United States to show you just how much territory is under tick fever quarantine and the line where we began the work, which took in all or parts of four teen States. More than one-half of that area has been cleaned up and re leased from quarantine. Florida shows some white area down In the southeastern corner where there were (Continued on Page 8.) Soldiers Appreciate Kodak Pictures From Home LET US 8HOW YOU OUR FULL LINE OF EA8TMAN KODAKS FROM $2.60 UP. ASK TO 8EE THE PICTURE8 TAKEN FROM AN EA8TNIAN Red Cross c PHONE tl FOR INDIAN BEACH HOTEL NOW UNDER MANAGEMENT OF GEORGE LIZOTTE DRIVE OVER IN YOUR CAR AND ENJOY ONE OF LIZOTTE'8 FAMOUS 8HORE DINNER8 AND THE FINE SURF BATHING. THE PLACE TO SPEND YOUR 8UMMER VACATION. WRITE FOR RESERVATION TO GEO. LIZOTTE, ANONA, FLA. No Clerks ! BUT OUR LOW PRICES WITH QUALITY DO THE TALKING. YOU WAIT ON YOURSELF AND SAVE MONEY. A WAR TIME SELLING PLAN THAT REDUCES THE COST AND YOU GET GOOD SHOES AT PRICES BELOW ALL COMPE TITION AT THE Chas. H. Drake Found Dead In His Room This Morning Mr. Charles H. Drake was found dead in his room this morning at the home of .Mrs. Roundtree on South Tennessee avenue. The discovery of the body was made by Mrs. Round- tree after Mr. Drake had failed to get up at the usual time, and sho could get no answer when she rapped on the door. On entering the room Krs. Roundtree was shocked to find him dead in his chair, having not un dressed last night. From the condi tion of the body, the undertakers state he probably died before mid night. As soon as the body was discovered, a physician was culled, but there was nothing to be done, as lite had been extinct for some time. The body was taken in charge by Gentry Undertak ing Co., and is being held awaiting advices from relatives in the North. Mr. Drake came here two years ago from Friendship, N. Y., and his wife was here until April, when she ieturned home. Besides his wife he leaves a son and daughter, the former being in the army. Deceased was about 65 years old. For the past year he has been em ployed by Mr. Stryker on the new government building and grounds. He has been in comparatively good health until about a week ago when he began to complain of not feeling well. He suffered from BriRht's disi easo. What the immediate cause of his death was or any circumstances surrounding his last, moments, will al ways remain a mystery, as no one knew of his illness until his body was found. ROY SCO ITS, ATTENTION There will be a meeting of the Boy Scouts in the City Hall Friday even, ing at 7:30 o'clock for the purpose of reorganizing a Scout troop. Every one who belonged to the old Scout or ganization and desires to continue to be a Scout will have to be present so that their names may bo sent to head quarters. All who are not present will no longer be considered Scouts and will be required to dispense with wearing Scout Insignia as Scout headquarters has demanded this, and will have to rejoin the organization as any other beginner. H. C. PETTEWAY, Scout Master. (FOR RENT 10-room house, furnishod of unfurnished. Phone 274-Red. - 7745 Pharmacy PROMPT SERVICE Help Yourself Shoe Store ' 1 If 1 i; - r - , :' 1- I ft - ' r . I. t . , t '.j 1 $ A i ft r 'I i 4 k 1 p 1 I . t it .