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TTOI EVENING TELEGRAM, LAKH LAND. FLA.. FRIDAY. JAN. 10, 1919
BIG REDUCTION On All Winter iMillinery And Ready-to-Wear In order to Make Room for Our Big Spring Stock Facts 'About Florida THE MOST WONDERFUL STATE IN THE UNION (Compiled by the Florida State Marketing Bureau) Spring Skirts and Dresses Now Being Shown La MODE Mrs. H. Logan, Prop. undry Work That Excels ( let us lo your Table Linen lHeets, Pillow Cases, Etc. atisf action Guaranteed Iceland Steam Laundry R. W. WEAVER, Prop. NE 130 i 'astman Kodaks rry a complete stock from the small Brownie to the most elab Folding Autographing KlJak. Developing Solutions, Papers, Ibo carried. In Need of Druas, Canrllss, tatlonery, Let us Serve You. id Cross O Pharmacy f PHONE It FOR PROMPT IIRVICI i IWHY NOT GET YOUR "FOR RENT" ROOMS AND HOUSES IN GOOD REPAIR? Us is the season to. secure good tenants. They demand nealtn feerful rooms. Clean and brighten up your Walls, Floors, ana W Order materials from Brighten Up Paint Store. We carry. or Walls For Floor. r FurB,tur jhw Varnish Stains Enamel, Paint bne Paint - Varnish Stains, Polish tine Wax Varnlsn StalnB lo different grades of House Paint, Barn Paint, Metal Paint. 1THE BRIGHTEN UP PAINT STORE 209 North Kentucky Avenue t Leaving out rivers, lakes, towns, aues, highways, railroads, etc, Flor ida has 20,000,000 acres of land avail able for cultivation with less tnan 2,000,000 acres under the plow. Florida's farm, grove, poultryand dairy products in 1917 aggregated 1113,000,000 In value. The - value would be $1,000,000,00 Oif all avail able land were developed and culti vated. Florida's average value of farm products per acre Is $149. Florida has more than 200 varieties of forest trees a greater number than any other state. Florida has 74,000,000,000 feet of standing timber enough to build nomes for 20 million people. Florida mines $10,000,000 worth of phosphate per annum, or 80 per cent, of the total output of the United States. - i Florida Is destined to become Im portant, very important, In raising live stock. There is no long, cold winter to teBt the vitality of animals. Feed can be grown every month. The mild climate of Florida offers farming opportunities not equaled elsewhere In the Union. Orchids the rare and expensive beauties of the northern greenhouses grow wild in the forests of Flori da. Florida has more surface water In rivers and lakes, and also available underground, besides the heaviest annual rainfall, than any other state in the union. No state in the union has such ac cess to the oceans and the world by water as has Florida. No one need fear coming to Flori da because of alligators. They are now as much of curiosities to Florid tans as they have been to tourists. Look at a map of the world, and you will find Florida Is more favor ably located, relative to facility of access to water and world traffic, than any other American state. The summer warmth of Florida never prostrates man or animal, the temperature seldom attaining 100 de grees above zero. Sultry nights are unknown. Trade winds constantly blow over the state from the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic ocean. When the waters of the North are covered with thick Ice, you can go fishing and boating in Florida waters or pick strawberries and flowers in Florida gardens. The fig, one of earth's best-known fruits and oftenest mentioned in the Bible, is right at home in Florida. There are nineteen navigable riv- erB in Florida. It is estimated that on acre of Florida water can be made to supply as much food as an acre of land. There are more than 660 varieties of fish In Florida waters. Florida farm land Increases In val ue 165 per cent each decade. The state contains 37,000,000 acres, Florida is not all sand. It has more than 10,000,000 acres of land with a firm red-clay subsoil. Two years of upbuilding with leg umes will make the most ordinary Florida sand productive. Jackson county shipped 75 cars of A-grade corn to Kansas City, Mo., last year. Fossil remain brought to light by mining operations show Florida once was the home of the mastodon, the elephant, the camel, the saber-toothed tiber, and other giant forms of life. Honey is produced In practically every Florida county. No state pro duces a greater number of nectar- bearing plants and flowers. Florida has two kinds of trees not found elsewhere in the world so far as known to botanists. They are oi the conifer or pine family. More than 300 silos have been built in Florida in recent years, this work having been scarcely started. The value of Florida's peanut crop is estimated at $3,000,000. Hastings, in St Johns county marketed more than $5,000,000 worth of white potatoes in 1917. Florida reported 60,016 farms in 1910. The state could contain ten times as many. Florida has many varieties ft misses and other forage crops. Florida has the largest pecan grovj In the world 72,000 trees, covering 4.200 acres, near Tallahassee. Florida possesses 300,001 pecan trees. Florida produces more than 75 dif ferent varieties , of farm products. Florida ships 60,000 car loads of fruit and vegetables a year, or more than four solid train loads every day in the year. . Florida's fish oysters, shrimp, crabs and various kinds of sea food bring in annually more than $25,000,000. Florida's area Is equal to the com blned areas of Main, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Is laud, and Connecticut The latter states contain 15,000,000 people. Flor ida has only 1,000,000 Inhabitants, and more in the winters. The banner orange tree of Florida is 60 feet high and has produced 10, 000 oranges in a year. Florida produces .yearly 6,000,000 quarts of strawberries. Florida's banking deposits Increas ed 205 per cent within the last five years. It has 201 banking institu tions under state control and 54 na tional banks. Florida has 348 growing days year. Florida produces 2,000,000 pounds of butter a mere fraction of its ca pacity to produce this commodity. It offers excellent opportunities In the dairy Industry. There are only 20 states in the un ion with more daily newspapers than Florida has, and our state is only 33d in population. Florida has an average of 67 inches of rainfall annually. Florida has some of the largest and most beautiful springs . in the world. Several of them flow at the rate of 200,000 to 300,000 gallons per minute large enough to float steam-' boats. Silver Springs, near Ocala, flows 375,000 gallons a minute. It is believed to be the largest spring on earth. There are 160 horticultural nurser ies in Florida, with home-grown trees. Florida ranks first among all states in the Union In the production of turpentine. There are two million acres of land In the Everglades as rich as any In the world. Florida produces winter-grown to matoes, and ships 6,000 car loads ot them a total larger than that of all other states combined. Florida produces 12,000,000 to 15,- 000,000 bushels of corn a year, and of a quality as fine as that of any on earth. - . Florida annually produces 15,000,- 000 gallons of milk. This state is better adapted to dairying than Is any other state in the union. Florida's north-to-south length Is 660 miles; its east-to west width is 410 miles. It is about the same dis tance from PenBacola to Key West (by rail) as it Is from Jacksonville to New York. Members of the state legislature from Monroe county (Key West) travel about 700 miles to reach the tate capital From Florida are shipped 800,000 crates of celery annually. In a single season 7,600 cars of watermelons and 255,000 orates of cantaloupes have been shipped from Florida. The Florida velvet-bean crop ap proximates 1,000,000 bushels a year. Florida's sea coast Is 1,200 miles long Florida has 13 of the 68 federal na rrations for the protection and pres ervation of bird life. Florida has 30,000 lakes. Lake Okeechobee, the second largest lake within the union, has an area of nearly 1,000 square miles more than halt as large as the state ot Rhode Island. Florida produces 16,000,000 dozen eggs annually and no state can pro duce better poultry. Its abundance of wild-bird life Is evidence of Its adaptability to domestic fowls. 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Collins Canning Company Bottlers and Clarlflere. Lakeland, Florida v Plumbing and Sheet Metal Work i E8TI MATES FREE ALL REPAIR WORK GIVEN PROMPT AND PERSONAL SUPERVISION. ALL WORK GUARANTEED PHONE 411 F. J. EVERETT GIVE ME A TRIAL SHOP 807 E. ORANGE ST. New Year's Greetings to All From Wilson Hardware Co. WE WISH TO THANK ALL WHO FAVORED US WITH PAT RONAGE DURING THE YEAR JUST CLOSED, AND TO INVITE THEIR FURTHER BUSINES8 DURING THE COMING YEAR. WE FEEL THAT 1919 IS GOING TO BE A GOOD YEAR, AND WE HOPE THAT ALL OUR CUSTOMER8 AND FRIENDS WILL SHARE IN THE PROSPERITY THAT WE BE LIEVE 18 AT HAND. WE 8HALL 8TRIVE, A8 IN THE PAST, TO MERIT THE PAT RONAGE OF ALL BY FAIR DEALING AND CONSCIENTIOUS 8ERVICE. WISHING TO ALL THE BE8T AND M08T PROSPEROUS YEAR OF THEIR EXPERIENCE, WE ARE YOURS TO 8ERVE, t Wilson Hardware Company "I had a bad case of constipation, gas on the stomach, and other bowel trouble. Twelve hours after I took Adler-i-ka I felt better and after con tinuing I consider myself CURED." (Signed) E. H. Beeman, Calispell, Wash. Adler-i-ka expels ALL gas and sour ness, stopping stomach distress IN STANTLY. RemovxeB ALL foul mat ter which poisons system. Often CURES constipation. Prevents appen dicitis. We have sold Adler-i-ka many years. It is a mixture of buck thorn, cascara, glycerine and nine oth er simple drugs. Henley t Henley (5 X ALL GOODS 80LD BY US ENGRAVED FREE V Y "Tiik Silver I 1 mWoW Services $ I dignified or 4 1 Mfivfkv Dainty and 0fM,e S sSXJ Always the BE8T I 1 jy WORKMANSHIP AND A' !l ta& MATERIAL I I III lJTI''r'ti Jf J jl "The War Is Over, Let's Do 5, 1 I1 Y A personal Inspection will convince you that we do not ever ee f I tlmate the BEAUTY of our TABLE SILVER. I f O'Steen Jewelry Company J . "THE HOUSE OF QUALITY" t'