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THB EVENING TELEGRAM, T milDAY, JAN. 10, 1
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FACT8 ABOUT LAKELAND
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It hat a population ot about 10,000.
The census of 1915 gave It 7,214,
making It rank at that time the fifth
city In the State.
It has an altitude ot 227 feet above
sea level, Is wonderfully healthful
and free from malaria.
It Is on lie main line of the Atlan
tic Coast Line Railroad, 200 miles
south (slightly south-west) ot Jack
sonville, and 32 miles east of Tampa.
It has between 30 and 40 passen
ger trains a day.
It was incorporated in 1884, and 4a
therefore a comparatively new town.
It has municipal-owned light and
water plants, which give splendid
service at very reasonable rates.
It has . the best and purest water
in the SUte, and there is no better
anywhere. The supply is from arte
sian wells ot great depth and volume.
It has a pretty park in the center
of the town around which the bus
iness section centers. ' .
It is in the heart of the orange
and grapefruit section, and it Is the
shipping point of many thousands of
boxes ot citrus fruit every year;
It, has two large citrus fruit pack
ing houses with the most improved
machinery and employing many help
ers during the season.
It has a large factory devoted to
the . manufacture and bottling 'if
grapefruit Juice and other citrus
It has an iron working plant, em
ploying about 50 workmen, and at
present engaged with government
It has railroad shops which dis
tribute a very large payroll, and it
is the terminus of seven railroad di
visions, making it the home ot many
It has a modified commlslon form
of government, and Its municipal af
fairs are satisfactorily managed.
It has an excellent fire department,
with modern apparatus and equip
ment It has miles of brick and bithullthlc
paved streets of the highest type of
It has a splendid telephone system,
with about .1600 subscribers. "
It has an automobile to every por-
It has six beautiful fresh-water
lakes lying either wholly within the
city limits or bordering thereon.
It has an Elks' Club building, re
cently completed, at a cost of about
It has a newly completed govern
ment building, costing $76,000.
It has up-to-date stores and bus
iness houses, representing every line.
It has two strong banking institu
tions, with ample capital and large
It has an Auditorium capable of
seating 2,000 people.
" It has a splendid graded school
system, employing competent teach
ers, and occupying two large, mod
ern and well-ventilated brick build
ings. It has church buildings some of
them very handsome onesfor the
following denominations: Baptist,
Methodist, Episcopal, Presbyterian,
Cumberland Presbyterian, . Christian,
Catholic, Free Methodist, Lutheran,
It has church organizations for al
most every denomination or sect
It has a Rotary Club which is ac
tive in all public movements and
It has a Chamber of Commerce,
with a paid secretary, alive to every
It has the following fraternal or
ganizations: B. P. O. E., K. ot P., W.
O. W., Odd Fellows, Masons, Knights
Templar, Modern Woodmen, Shrin-
ers, U. C. T. and others.
It is in the center of the straw
berry section, and shipments of ber
ries are made to the North through
out the winter months. Splendid
prices are obtained sometimes as
high as $1.60 a quart
It ships vegetables, fruits, etc.,
during practically every month of the
It has a cosmopolitan population,
made up ot people from every State
in the Union.
It has been a "dry" town almost
since its foundation, and the moral
atmosphere is unexcelled.'
3,000,000 soldiers of France, about
one-half her entire army, have been
killed or seriously wounded, according
to Andre Tardie, French high com
missioner to the United States. This
enormous sacrifice for liberty Is larg
er than that of any other country.
America owes France a huge debt of
gratitude, not" only for this, but also
for the discovery by her peasants of
a perfect remedy for stomach, liver
and Intestinal ailments which is re
ported to have alleviated Incalculable
suffering," prevented many surgical op
erations and saved thousands of
lives the world over. Geo. H. Mayr,
for many years leading Chicago
chemist, imports the ingredients and
sells this remedy in America under
the name off Mayr's Wonderful Rem
edy. It is a simple, harmless prep
aration that removes the catarrhal
mucus from the Intestinal tract and
allays the inflammation which causes
practically all stomach, liver and in
testinal ailments, Including appendi
citis. One dose will convince or
money refunded. For Bale by Henley
& Henley and all druggists.
The success of women in general
hotel work, particularly in the clerical
department, has led many of the
fashionable apartment houses In New
York city to Install women as man
agers and superintendents.
Complete Stock of
Are Always Carried Here.
Fresh Vegetables and Chickens
Our line of Canned Goods is the
Best in the World. Ask for our
We pride ourselves on our Service
Let us Serve You
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tectiy manutacturcd perfectly
and :i moderate in price.
r ou save witiora you buy it
I u u savte ivrs.en you use it
One trial will satisfy you of
these facts and demonstrate beyond
doubt t hat "Calumet spells economy."
guarantee of money back if you are
not pleased with results.
Calumet contains only such
ingredients as have been approved
officially by the U. S. Food Authorities.
Made in largest finest, most sanitary
bakmg powder factory in the world.
New York. N. Y., Jan. 9. Put a
padlock on the Ice box. so that his
wife couldn't eat.
Put a padlock on his door so that
he couldn't get Into his room.
Tore down the American flag and
put It on a shelf . .
Kept every window In the house
wide open when the thermometer was
Kept them shut tight in summer
when the mercury was in the 00s.
These are a few of the reason. Mrs
Katherine Hambrecht -of Hichsvilie
I. gave to Justice Benedict In tht
Brooklyn 8npreme coun whpn
asked for a separation from Henrv
Hambrecht. e he tore down tZ
American flag fr0m her window he
says, he said to her
th Jhe dishes, where It can't be
According to Mrs. Hambrecht her
CARRIES $750 GOLD NUGGET
ward. Alaska, Jau. ...
the Interior people who caffl 1
the Victoria waa Cecil Barlo
has with him a J750 nut
found In the IdiUrod. Mr.
making his first trip to th ,t);
twenty-one years and the
from the interior i
around his neck so that f
stampede at the new nois1
encounter in the city. I