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Coats and Suits
By Return of Peace
1-3 Off On
100 New Coats
Come early and get your choice 1
Mrs. H. Logan, Prop.
sundry Work That Excels
Let us do your Table Linen
Sheets, Pillow Cases, Etc.
Ukeland Steam Laundry
R. W. WEAVER, Prop.
Washington, Dec. 6. Reaction , on a farm. Only 15 sa'd they bad.
from war time economy is apparent j In contrast to what Dr. Spaulding
in reports to various government said, the initial enrollment of stu-
agencles since the signing of the dents In Industrial and commercial;
armistice. War savinus committees courses showed not a sinerle man out'
In all parts of the country have sub- of 100 wanted to go Into farm work,
mitted statements tending to show Forty-three different trades were
that persons who abstained from buy- represented in their statements of
ing unnecessary clothes during tha ambition.
war have rushed to shops within the stopping a soldier at random on
past week or two and bought accord- the street produced this converse
ing to pre-war standards. tlon:
Retail businesses report stimula- "What are you going to do when
tion of business by peace news. Inyou get home?"
some cases, the response was imrae- "Why. eo back to mv old lob. of
diate. business showing a big Jump course. I'm a machinist."
within a day or two after Nov. 11. , ''Suppose somebody else has the
This reaction seems most marked job maybe a woman T"
among the wealthier classes, J ..Well that would tough iuck
Reports gathered by the Federal for them. r dont want t0 8D0Ve Bny.
Reserve Board also show activity body out of a job But , 1ve
among wholselae houses to meet the done my blt over ner6i and tne g07.
demand of retailers. The wholesale ernmont won.t dump ma out of the
business, however, is somewhat re- army wlthout a job ..
stricted by the desire of retail mer-, rwr inn,r w .tvinr
chants to let their stocks run low,;yo a farm out west
while watting for prices to come, .-Farm-hen. I don't want a farm,
down. Thousands of retailers quick- rve seen enough of the bloomin'
ly arranged special sales of their countr8ide, and mud. I've slept in
... ui .ower prices, m view or me shell-marked wheat fields and I've
uncertainties of the future course of lowed UD a C0UDle ot hundred acres
Pr'CeS- !nrth mv fwttat Kn farm Inr mo"
miiiuing operations have taken a
sudden start after the long enforced
penou or siuggisnness during tne The Roval Palm Stat- nark. 45
war, and building materials are now from Miami, la the only one in
beginning to flow' away from former the union owned and promoted by
war enterprises, toward peace time the Federation of women's clubs. It
building projects. Private building contains a wonderful rnllactinn of
seems to be holding back, however, trees.
Municipalities and states have turned
their thoughts to building roads and
bridges, held up during the war by
shortage of materials, and within the
next month officials here look for a
multitude of advertisements for bids
for these projects.
At least eight billions of dollars
must be raised in the United States
next year from war bonds or war
savings. Officials argue that floating
of these loans without corresponding
saving in money and materials mere
ly serve to inflate credit, and the
practical result of this inflation is a
general rise in prices.
The Treasury now is seeking to
develop means of continuing thrift
propaganda throughout the next few
years, to educate the public to the
duty of paying off indebtedness be
fore relaxing war time economy. In
fact, students of economy in the
Treasury declare that unless the
American people learn lessons of
thrift which populations of England,
France, Germany and other warring
nations have learned during the past
four years, the country will be In
position during reconstruction of ab
sorbing much more than its share of
the world's available stock of food,
materials and labor, needed for the
physical rebulding of devastated por
tions of Europe.
Treasury agencies studying banks'
conditions in industrial communities,
particularly where war materials
were manufactured, find
The Improved Calomel Tablet That It)
Entirely Purified of All Nauseating
and Dangerous Qualities
Physicians are warning the public
against trifling with colds, influenza
and grippe. They say that a brisk
calomel purgative, preferably Calj
tabs, the new and improved calomel
tablet, should be Invariably taken at
bed time and repeated the second or
third night, if necessary. In the earl
iest stages, one Calotab la usually suf
ficlent unless the case Is particularly
Physicians say that it is a waste of
time and 1s dangerous to experiment
with other laxatives, as calomel Is ab
rolutely necessary sooner or later.
One Calotab on the tongue at bed
tlem with a swallow of water, that's
all. No salts, no nausea nor the
slightest Interference with diet, work
or pleasures. Next morning your cold
has vanished and your whole system
that bhvItim 's Pnrl"e' an refreshed. Calotabs
and checking accounts maintained by hre on,y ,n orlgInaI Bealed ""
AMERICAN for AMERICAN
The 10-0 Size Elgin Watch Is
The Smallest Made
Rotary Buttons for The Rotes
Stevens Jewelry Store
workmen do not have balances pro
portionate to their advances in wages
during the war.
NOT KEEN FOR FARMS
Straw Vote Shows About 10 Per Cent
Want To Be Tillers of Soil
ares. Price thirty-five cents. Jtecom
mended and guaranteed by druggists
everywhere. Price refunded if you
fire not delighted. Adv.
Paris, Dec. 5. It would take a first
class mind reader to find out what
Uncle Sam's soldiers want to do
when they get back home.
Generally speaking, they're not
overly enthusiastic about the congres
sional "back to the farm" Idea.
This is on the basis of a straw
vote taken among 100 men up at the
front. Not one cheered at the pros
pect of being given a nice little home
stead out West on a forty-year-payment
Mostly, they declared they expect
ed to go back to their old jobs. They
take It for granted that the men who
Icamy over here to lick the Huns will j
have a Job priority when they get
home even if other men. or women,!
'are now inst'ilk-il in their old place, j
On the other hand, Dr. Frank!
Spaulding, director of the Army Ed-j
. ,:a.:o:i "-r-w-ii. d ttrn irj
'school superintendent in Cleveland.)
O.saya that many do want to so;
into k ulturat work. j
-The men are t'illler li;a(I 801 1
against turning farmers, or clae wild- !
ly enthusiastic on it," Spaulding said, i
TlicvYe extremists." j
SpauMhiR is worldng on an im-l
menpe school plan f(.r American sol-;
diers during the tedious wait for de-i
:nnbi!lzatin. He estimates about;
in p""- PPt of a" solrlier-ftudents en-1
rolled in the army schools will take ;
have Siiready opened an agri- j
,tt"rrl school." he a'd. "The first I
day we got 75 students. The "pro-!
fos?or I had in charge told me he,
asked them how mnny had ever lived .
BIDS CLOSE PEC 28, 1918
$15,000.00 6 per cent Improvement
bonds City of Lakeland, Florida; Se
rial one to ten years, semi-annual in
terest, payable In New York. Sealed
bids addressed to H. L. Swatts, City
Clerk, with $500.00 certified check en
closed, will be opened at City ilall at
2:30 p. ro. Monday, Dec. 23. 1918.
Right reserved to reject any or all
bids. JOHN M. KEEN,
Commissioner of Public Improvement.
Notlre In hereby (tlTon Hint lh unitantlgne'l
will pr ent to th Hon. John S. Edward a
his ofll" In I.nkclnnd. Florida, or whereei
he ronv be. on tlocemher 30:h, 1918, a petition
In Chancery tor a license to manaac, takf
churn of and control her property and to he-
come a free deuler In every respeet Noem
Ix-r 27th, 191H.
RHn MRS. E. A. WADE.
Your Car Wont
THERE IS PROBABLY TROUBLE
ON THE ELECTRIC SYSTEM,
STORAGE BATTERIES, GENERA
TOR, STARTER, MAGNETO.
LIGHTS, OR ICNITION.
Southland Grapefruit Juice
"The Drink of Sheer Delight"
Pure as the morning dew, unadulterated and unfermented, clar
ified and sterilized, "Southland' 'is bottled ae extracted from ripe
"Southland" Grapefruit Juice is unequalled as a thirst-quenching
drink tnd is recommended by high authorities for use in the
treatment of Spanish Influenza and kindred ills.
At the Fountains aay "Give me Southland". Use "Southland"
at home as an "ade" in punch, ices, sherbets, etc. As a tonic, take
a wineglass full In glass of hot water before meals and at bedtime,
adding a little sugar or salt if you like. Sick people should hare It
ice-cold, diluted and sweetened slightly.
Pints, 30c; Quarts, 60c; case of pints, $5; case of quarts, $4; at
all progressive druggists and grocers. Ask your dealer for "South
land" it he hasn't it, he can secure a supply from his wholesale
house. To those unable to buy "Southland" at home, we will send
case ot ten quarts, express prepaid, for only $6.
Collins Canning Company
Bottlers and Clarlflers.
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By All Means Get
A BARLER, The
Just the stove you need these cool mornings
to drive the early chill out of the room.
The BARLER Smokeless Oil Heater is safe
and easy to operate light it and forget it.
The wick stop prevents smoking.
We're showing three sizes,
$9.00. $10.00 and $10.50
vv Hardware Co. !
The Home of Good Stoves.
This Is Ihe Time
To Plant Flowers
WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED A LINE OF FRE8H FLOWER
SEEDS, OF THE MOST SUPERB QUALITY, INCLUDING NAS
TURTIUM, PANSY, POPPY, SWEET PEA8, VERBENA, AND
MANY OTHER KINDS OF BLOOMING FLOWERS. COME IN AND
LET US 8HOW YOU
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A personal inspection will convince you that we do not over es
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O'Steen Jewelry Company
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