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1 Special Coat Sale 20 Off Coats and Suits By Return of Peace 1-3 Off On Millinery 1 i 100 New Coats Jnst In Come early and get your choice 1 La MODE Mrs. H. Logan, Prop. sundry Work That Excels Let us do your Table Linen Sheets, Pillow Cases, Etc. Satisfaction Guaranteed Ukeland Steam Laundry PHONE 130 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 FORCOIDS AND GRIPPE DOCTORS 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 severe. 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 WATCHES GIRLS The 10-0 Size Elgin Watch Is The Smallest Made American Watch 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 plan. 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 ; up agriculture. 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. 811C NOTICE 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. (f'opy Your Car Wont Start, Call PINCH THERE IS PROBABLY TROUBLE ON THE ELECTRIC SYSTEM, STORAGE BATTERIES, GENERA TOR, STARTER, MAGNETO. LIGHTS, OR ICNITION. INC electric shop 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 trutt "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. Lakeland, Florida QswV'ssaJU w'wt' iA M '1ft" 'Vm V'HP 'i m By All Means Get A BARLER, The Smokeless Oil Heater- 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 wiLS0Wl 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 Red Cross Pharmacy FHONB FOR PROMPT SERVICI ALL GOODS 80LD BY US ENGRAVED FREE 1 t7 vT I S trmZi- I Silver M Services "' I.I lVItflVlM.il,,'"" v In all styles. Plain and dignified or Dainty and Ornate Always the BEST Workmanship and material "The War Is Over, Let's Do Business" A personal inspection will convince you that we do not over es timate the BEAUTY of our TABLE SILVER. O'Steen Jewelry Company -TH MOUSf O Q'jAttTV"