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ianattooaoooaaoo THE PROFESSIONS iiBaaaaaooaaiaiNi W. A. 8TANLEY Physician and Surgoon Rooms ' J, and I . Kentucky Building PHONE 29 LAKELAND, FLORIDA SAMUEL F. SMITH, M. 0. Practioa IimrU to ITU BAR, NOW AfTD TKSOAT I to II a. m. I4fi mimm, on, 141; rmmmc j. C WILLIAMS Attorney at Law . Mum Annas Ollc Phone 114 08TI0PATH Br. WQllaM B. Bauails 14. lit Nat Bank BtlMtag. W.M.G0BI1 Attorney at Law 16-17 Bryant Biilding OR. SARAH E. WHIILBI OSTEOPATH una Annex. Oar South af Flrat National Bank LAKELAND, FLORIDA D. 0. ROQIRS ATTORNEY AT LAW iryant Building Lakaland, Fla. latebllshed In July, 1M0 DR. W. S. IRVIN DENTIST oma 14 and IB Kantueky BMg. P. A. Whitney Eawln Saanaar, it. Thaa. W. Bryant WHITNEY, SPENCER A BRYANT. Attorneys at Law Flrat National Bank Building LAKELAND. FLA. J. Q. GARNER, M. B Hamaoaathle Phyalelan and OrHMal Surgaon Chranle Dlseaaaa 8ucceaafully Traatad Qlaaaaa Correctly Fitted Offlee: Rooms 7-8, Hardin Building LAKELAND, FLA. B. 0. JEFFCOTT NOTARY PUBLIC AUTO LICENSE keen 7, Deen ft Bryant Bidg. Lakeland, Fla, DR. C. C. WIL80N Practice Limited to ELECTRO-THERAPY In its Application to Diseases of Women and Chronic Diseases LAKELAND, FLA. FRANK H. TH0MP80N Justlco of Peace Notary PubHo Hunting License Anto License Marriage License Abstracts Famished on Short Notice. Get Your 1919 Licenses Now Office Phone, 402; Residence, 339 Room 2, Dickson Building ALBERT J. POTEET i REGISTERED ARCHITECT ? Hardin Building LAKELAND, FLORIDA Plans and Specifications Furnished en Request Cleaning, Press ing, Repairing I have engaged the eervloaa of an expert In the above lines, and re apeetfully solicit the patronage of all who wish the beat work of thla kind at the most reasonable prloe. Phone 941 Red for Beat Servloe W. K. MORAS L W. YARNALL , LIGHT AND HEAVY HAULING! HOUSEHOLD MOVING A SPECIALTY UVERYfSERVlCE Orders Handled Promptly PHONE 109 WE PROMISE TO REBUILD AND RE-POLISH YOUR SHOES LIKE NEW We Call for and Deliver all Work We Use Best Material and Workmanihip A Trial Will Convince You VJlbr ,H'1B MAINE ) Income Tax Problems Jacksonville, Feb. 24. (Special) With the passage of the new revenue bill the problem of making out an In come tax return for 1918 is presented to millions of taxpayers and Collec tor of Internal Revenue James M. Cathcart for weeks has been prepar ing for the income tax drive now on in Florida. Last year the tax payer had to keep in' mind tho provisions of trie 1916 and 1917 acts, both of which were effective. This year he has on ly one law to consider. The new reV' enue bill, however, contains a number of important changes, with which, in order to comply fully with the law, taxpayers must acquaint themselves. Probably the most Important change affecting individuals is the rate, the exemptions of $1,000 for single persons and $2,000 tor married persons and heads of families remain ing the same as under the 1917 act The normal rate of tax under the new act is 6 per cent on the first 14,000 cf net income above the exemptions and 12 per cent on the remaining net in come. This applies to every citizen and resident of the United States. Alien non-residents of the United States having property here are taxed on the income from that property to the full 12 per cent of the normal tax. For 1919 and subsequent years the rates are fixed at 4 and 8 per cent re spectively. Under the 1917 act the normal rate was 2 per cent on net in come in excess of the exemptions. Under the 1916 act the normal rate was 2 per cent on the net income of single persons in excess of $3,000 and 2 per cent on the net income of mar ried persons and heads of families in excess of $4,000. The normal rate of tax on incomes in excess of the ex emptions provided for by the 1916 act, therefore, was 4 per cent. The new bill provides an additional exemption of $200 for each person de pendent upon the taxpayer for chief support, if such person is under QUACK ADVERTISING In one of our prominent newspa pers there appears an advertisement that condemns vaccination against smallpox and typhoid, starting off with such headlines "Is It Possible That Thinking. Scientific People Would Do Such a Thing,'' and ending by stating: "If any of these diseases should get hold, chiropractic is the surest and quickest way to get rid of it." This advertisement is so absurd that the State Health Department would not notice it if its attention had not been called to it; further more it attacks vaccination, which the Florida State Board of Health recommends as do other State boards of health as well as the army and navy. Is it possible that a chiropractor or any one else of ordinary intelligence believes that smallpox can be cured; moreover, is it possible that any one, even if small pox could be cured, believes it better to have the disease than to prevent the disease? Small pox can be prevented and the pre vention is vaccination. The Florida State Board of Health advises vacci nation and furnishes vaccine free. It is the duty of public health officials to prevent epidemics if possible and it 9 possible to prevent epidemics of small pox. Thinking people will not be affected by a quack advertisement but the unthinking and uneducated may be. The State Board of tfealth Is trying to bring home to the peo ple of this State certain educational features that will be beneficial in the way of preventing diseases by im proved sanitation and right living. Improvements in sanitation affect or control the spread of certain dis eases, but this does not apply direct ly to smallpox hence vaccination i advised. It has been asserted by eminent authorities that Vaccinia (cow-pox) confers a more lasting and complete immunity against smallpox than does an attack of the disease itself, at any rate it represents the nearer t ap proach to a perfect prophylaxis of which in all medicine- we have knowledge. In the educational campaign of all State and City Boards of Health, il should be recognized that the quack advertisers, with their grotesque mis representations, are even as much a menace to a community as is disease itself. There is no subject upon which the average man or woman is so ignorant a9 that pertaining to health and disease, so that with the natural and inborn yearning of the human soul in distress for some spe cific, some perfect cure, which can not be offered by the conscientious physician (because it does not exist) they are easily led astray by the plausible Charlatan who "having none of the virtues can best assume them all." THH EVENINQ TELEGRAM, LAKE LAND, FLA-' TUESDAY, FEB. " , Jg eighteen years of age, or incapable of self-support Under the 1917 act the $200 exemption was granted only tor each dependent child of the person making the return, or when the re turn was made by the head of a fam ily, for each dependent child of a family. A head of a family is one who supports one or more persons closely connected with him by blood relationship, relationship by marri age or by adoption. The period for filing ends, March 15. The tax may be paid in full at the time of filing the return, or tn tour Installments, the first of which is due on or before March 15, the sea ond on or before June 15, the third on or before September 15 and the fourth on or before December 15. Heavy penalties are provided for persons who fail or "willfully refuse" to file their return and pay the tax within the time specified by law. For failure to file a return the penalty is a fine of not more than $1,000 and an additional assessment of 25 per cent of the amount of tax due. For "will fully refusing" to make a return the penalty is a fine of not more than $10,000 or one year inmprisonment, or both. A similar penalty is provided for making a fraudulent return, and, in addition, an assessment of 50 per cent of the amount due. Persons who fail to pay the tax when due are subject to a fine of not more than $1, 000 and an assesscent of 5 per cent of the amount unpaid, plus 1 per cent interest for each full month dur ing which it remains unpaid. Forms for making returns may be obtained from the offices of Collector Cathcart in Jacksonville, Gainesville, Tallahassee, Daytona, Pensacola, Key West, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Miami as well as from deputy collec tors In the field. Taxpayers with income of less than $5,000 should ask for Form 1040 A. Those with Incomes of more than $5,000 should ask for Form 1040. OUGHT TO BE GENUINE Sam. the choreman, returned from the city with a ecarfpin that con tained a "diamond" of no usual size It was the pride of his heart and the LITTLE GIRL SKATING RUN OYER BY AUTOMOBILE (Arcadia News.) Little Evelyn Steele was run over Tuesday evening about 8 o'clock in front of Wey'e drug store. The little girl was Bkating across the street when she noticed a big seven-passenger car approaching. She became confused, and tried to turn and run back the way she had come, but as she did no her skates flew from un der her, and both wheels of the big car passed over her body. A soldier was driving, with several other soldiers and girl friends. They stopped immediately and got 'out badly frightened, but were greatly relieved to find that the little girl was not killed. Although badly bruised and skinned, she was un injured. This was very fortunate and almost miraculous as the ma chine was a heavy Studebaker tour ing car. The little girl waa rushed to the Simmons' sanatorium and put under the care of a physician. The doctor stated "Wednesday morning that ehe waa getting along well and could be moved to her home in a day or two. Those who saw the accident say it was unavoidable and that the driver was not only driving slowly but did all in his power to avoid striking the child. KJhildren are seen frequently crossing the business streets on roll er skates, and unless parents and the city authorities put a- stop to It Ar cadia will witness a tragedy. The experience of little Evelyn should teach other boys and girls a lesson- and parents should see to It that their children do not go on the business streets with their roller skates. Florida has the largest pecan grove in the world 72,000 trees, covering 4,200 acres, near Tallahassee. envy of his village companions. He treate d all inquiries from them as to its value and its authenticity with high scorn. His employer, after a week of basking in its radiance, asked Sam about its history. "Sam," he said. "Is it a real dia mond?" "Wall," said Sam, "Lf it ain't I've been skun uot of a half dollar." Pittsburgh Chronicle-Telegraph. Reading Advertisements has helped to make this a united country Jim Hawkins props his feet on the rose festooned porch rail ing in an Oregon suburb and reads the same motor car ad vertisement that Cousin Peter is studying as he rides home from work in the New York subway. In Arizona you can buy the same tooth paste and tobacco that are used by the folks in Maine. California fruit growers adver tise their oranges and lemons to the people of the East. New Hampshire factories make ice cream freezers for Texas house holds. There can be no division; in a country so bound together by taste, habit and custom. Complete Stock of Fancy Groceries and Choice Meats Are Always Carried Here. Fresh Vegetables and Chickens WHEN OBTAINABLE Our line of Canned Goods is the Best in the World. Ask for our Prises We pride ourselves on'our Service Let us Serve You E. G. Tweedell The mild climate of Florida offers farming opportunities not equaled elsewhere in the Union. 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 You can meet up with anybody in the United Statesand quickly get on a conversational footing because you both read the same advertisements. Advertising is the daily guide to what's good to buy. Advertisements give you the latest news from the front line of business progress. fejxertlse enables you to get more for vor m Vecatge tell you where. wW ,.4 Anditisawell -alue thn tH!gHli!jkm PHONE 69 Win mftn nfyinjii, boats. Silver Springs, near OcalaJ flows 375,000 gallons a mlnste. It la believed to be the largest spring on earth. Florida's banking deposits increis ed 205 per cent within the last fire years. It has 201 banking Institu tions under state control and 54 m tional banks.