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Allied ,lrlng hone W Mv lfl class w( HLAND" sTOKt. In THE EVENING TELEQHAH, LAJCE LAND, FLA., SATURDAY, MARCH 19. Hit ' " ' l ' -Nil...- ' ' " I In Society PAQJfi FiVB Lakeland Laconics Mrs. 0. P. Roberts, of Dade City, is visitor to the city, the guest o! ter sister- Mrs.' Simms. MiRnea Virginia Lufsey - and Nell Booth will reach home Monday from n.and. where they have completed their business course af Stetson Unl- Mrs. N. A. Taylor, who has been Ti6iting her neice, Mrs. Rhoda E. Hodges, and family, and her nephew,, . m T.TAilrnn. llHfl rtt1 jlr, James i iuu6co' uu uuuij, j for tfie past month has returbed to htr borne in Knoxville, Tenn. Mr. S. W. Fear rand has received a German gun, sent him by his son, Edgar S. Fearrand, as a souvenir Iroai Fiance. , Edgar is still at St. jlihiel and is ia the best of health. He says ail of his company are all homesick, and are anyious to re ceive orders to come home. Rev. C. H. Trout has received a 'etter from his son, Rev- P. H Trout, who has been serving as a chaplain with tne American army in France, In which he states that he has been as eigned to the American University Union at Paris, for a university course. He expects to return to this country by the middle of the summer. Mr. and Mrs. wm. ssaiway ana their daughter. Mrs., F. W. Salway.j will leave on Tuesdajr for Cincinnati At the same time Mr: and Mrs. En tress, who have been spending the winter with the Salways Mrs. En tress being Mrs.-Salway's sister will return to their home in Connec ticut. Mr. Salway and his family spend about halt the year at their beautiful home near the Hallant Club house, on which there is one of the fineU groves iu the county. Mrs. W. F. Sneed Hostess at Linen Shower For Miss Estelle Rogers A pretty social function ocurrel yesterday afternoon when Mrs. W. F Sneed entertained at a linen shower in honor of Miss Estella about forty of the latter's friends be ing In attendance. ' The lower floor of the Sneed horns was a bower of beautiful pink and white roses, the rooms being especi ally attractive for this pretty af fair. The guests were cordially greeted in the reception hall by Mrs. rneea ana Miss Rogers. After each guest had written her ftvorite recipe for the bride's cook book, the lovely gifts, spread upon a table, wore op ened by the bride-elect, and the good wishes with each read aloud. Th9 popular bride-to-be was showered with many lovely and useful gifts, which she appreciates greatly. Af ter the gifts had been admired, dainty refreshments of cream and cake were served by the hostess. Those enjoying this pleasant affair were Miss Estelle Rogers, Mrs. E. C. Rogers, Mrs. E. M. Patterson, Mrs. C. 0. wheeler. Mrs. Geo. Brantley, Mrs. F. Price Bennett, Mrs. F. A Grether, Mrs. Jno. Cason, Mrs. E. H. Carter. Mrs. C. A. Cole, Mrs. G. Daniel. Mrs. H. E. Pritchett, Mrs. R. E. Lufsey,. Mrs. Buhman, Mrs. E. R. Trammell, Mrs. C. E. McMullen. Mrs. L. M. Futch, Mrs. Bloom. Mrs. G. Ball, Mrs. R. H. Omohundro, Mrs Hickey. Mrs. F. D. McDonald,; Mrs. Dillon Graham. Mrs. Kate Booth, Mrs.rT,... J.. Joyner, Mrs.. w.,J. Hampton, Mrs. E.-H. Youngs,' Mrs. J. D. Watkins. Mrs W. C. Norvell, Mrs. M. G. Waring. Mrs. N. A Rig gins, Mrs. N. E. Price, Misses Louise Rogers, Freda Rogers, Minnie Reyn olds. Alice Griffin. Erne Dick an.' Fannie Blankenship. L. L. BUZBEE KILLED INSTANTLY III A. C. L YARDS THIS MORNING A tragic' accident occurred this morning at 4:40 o'clock when L. L. Buzbee, a hostler's helper, was in stantly killed In the local Coast Line yards, when the engine on which ho was irdlng, crashed into a string of freight cars, which the young man apparently failed to see. , The assistant hostler was rld'.ng on the tank of the engine, which was be ing turned on the Y " and the hostler W. G. Hodges, who was in charge of the engine, was running same from signals he received from his assist ant. A long freight train hr.d Just pulled into a side track, and in pull ing in had tailed to clear the main line, there not being sufficient room on the siding to accommodate the train and ten cars remained on the main line. After coming out of the "Y" on to the main line, Mr. Buzbeo evidently was not looking back and the engine crashed into the rear freight car, killing him instantly. His body was rent in twain, his heat1 crushed and his limbs were picket up ni different places ms entire body being horribly mangled. Mr. Buzbee was 36 years of age and leaves a wife, three children, a father and a sister, rMs. Grimes, to mourn his Iosb. His wife is a daugh ter of Mr. John Zebeden. a pioneer t this section. The funeral will take place tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock at the Galloway cemetery. The depest sympathy of the commun ity goes out to the sorrow stricken family in their great loss. E HOTfL THREATENED WITH DESTRUCTION EARLY THIS MORNING A fire which caused considerable excitement, and which would have caused great destruction had it not been tor the splendid work of the Fire Department, occurred at ! o'clock this morning, when it was dis covered that a rear upstairs room ot the Orange Hotel was in flames. One of the occupants ot the hotel heard the flames and gave the alarm, one room and two toilets being burning fiercely when the Are was flrs,t de-jl tected. The Fire Department re- I - sponded, Immediately, and as Mrs. Ward, nrnnrtatrena nf tha hntat oaM ' They put the fire out 'right now. " Every room in the hotel was filled with guests, and these were ojilcklv awakened, and many could be seen seeking safety in various kinds o dress, some coming down in their night clothes. The fire was confined to the rear rooms, but much damage was necessarily done by the large amount of water used. The damage is estimated at ab"out $2,000. The1 house and furnishings are the prop erty of Mr. S. Raymondo. i?. G. D. Stoner received a wire less measago from his son. Lieuten ant Cas. Stoner this morning,' Bent troni uud-ocean, stating that le was tuioate home, which was joyful news to bib parents. The last, letter they had from Lieutenant Stoner he stated he was going-, Into Germany and did not know when he would get home, and lis message this morning came as a glad surprise. v He enlisted in the radio branch of the Signal Corps soon after war was declared, and wai In the big St. Mihiel battle and other engagements at the battle front. SOCK SOCIAL The Ladies' Auxiliary ot the Myrtle Street church held a very unique and pleasant Bock social last, night at the residence of Mrs. T. E. 3mith. on North Kentucky avenue . The following program was given Piano Solo Miss Fannie Pone. Readlne Cabin Philosophy. Mrs. L. E. Peacock. Vocal Solo Mamie Wood. Piano Solo Mrs. Joe Ellis. Vocal Solo Mrs. L.' E. Peacock. Piano Solo Mrs. W. H. Dlckln son. A very interesting . talk was given by Rev. J. D. Major. v After the program the I'tlny" sockr were all Dinned on a large, blue satin mis arternoon-while just this side k made Into a pin cushion ana of Fort Meade, Mr. EL? 0." Floqd, of , suspended rom the light. To the uus city, and Jim Thomas, a well ; one guying,, the exact number, the Known colored man, had the exciting ; large one waa awarded aft a prize experience of seeing an, automobile Mp n. J. Pope was the lucky win Shall the U. 8. Flags come down? Go to the Park and see. No need for City Tax, or City Bonds, tf all the cit izens do their duty. STORES 10 OPEN AND CLOSE ONE HOUR LATER BY THE CLOCKS to III .1 filled with people crash Into a moving train the car . being demolished and not a person scratched. The accident occurred just this side of Fort Meade, and while approaching the track, which i as obscured by underbrush, the driv er failed to see the train until he was t rigM into it . The train was a freight and wa3 moving slowly. The parties j In tho car were Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Lassuell, Jr., of Avon Park, and an otter lady and three small children, Those names were not secured. Mr. Hood brought the party to Lakeland, uid they left on the 3(o'clock jitney 'or Tampa whither they were bound, U rejoicing that they made such a miraculous escape from death. ner. and left with It tightly clasped In hla arms. The booby prize, a pair of cotton socks, was awarded to Miss Sarah Funk. An Interesting gam "tfonHner tho Bear" was enioyel by the little folks. mr Rmith won the nrlze, a sock filled with several different articles The hostess, assisted by the ladles of th Auxiliary, served rerresnments of cake and hot chocolate. A larg pt toned and Mr. L. E Ellis was the lucky bidder. There were about one hundred present and twenty-eight dollars waa received in the socks. AH left at a late hour, voting Mrs Smith Smd the Ladles' Auxiliary charming hostesses. CITIZEN VOTER This is the time to get busy and plan your work tor the coming Spring season. Whether it's building, mending, repairing, painting, gardening, farming or any other kind of work, consult us about th materials you will need and let us figure on the job now. Wt can help you and probably save you money at the same time. NO TIME LIKE THE PRESENT COME IN AND TALK IT OVER Warner Hardware Company "Make Warner's Corner Your Corner'' FROM THE TOURISTS 6 Y "Heaven and Will We Know Each Other There" The Merchants Association at tlfeJr meetir last night decided, effective Monday morning, td open their, stores at 8 a. m. by the clock, and close at 7; 30 p. m. by the clock, which is the came time by the sun as at present, The Banks, as announced before, will open at 9 a. m. by the clock and close at 3 p. m and the schools will open Monday morning at 9:30 and close at 3:45 p. m. A resolution was also adopted fixing the first 'Thursday after the 15th of May to begin the half holiday clos ing, same-" to terminate on the last Thursday preceding September 15th. An effort will be made to have all merchants co-operate with this propo sltion. Lakeland, beautiful for situation among the lakes, which gives it its name. Where in sunny Florida car those from the north find a choice spot in which to spend their winters? But when they reach here and are located In comfortable but crowded quarters.' where, oh," where are they j to go to exchange stories or recipe t as the case may be? To the Park, y?u say. Yes, when the sun chines ' 'i warm enough; but how many days this year in January or February was it comfortable there? The room gen erously provided for them was all right as far as it went but wus en tirely Inadequate. In accordance with the most progressive ideas, no more fitting memorial could be made for your brave soldiers than a handsome building In this park filling a need not alone for the tourists hot for your "all year" resldentc' as well. Each season some of these w!nt?r vis Itors buy valuable property and become- many of them, all year reM dents. Cannot the taxpayers ; sea that the' shiall amount added to their taxes In procuring this building. Willi 2 bo returned to them one hundred fold. It Hear Mr. Entzminger on above subject First Baptist Church CITIZEN VOTER " Shall the U. S. Flags come down? Go to th. Park and see. No need for City Tax, or City Bonds, if all the cit izens do their duty. Today V Enid Bennett In COL. AND MRS. JOHN M1NNIS CELEBRATE THEIR 52ND ..mnntVA A WTVRnRARY WCUumv -n.lHmi yesieraay w "- Minnls celebrated their E2nd weddins anniversary, and during the afternoon snd evening hours many friends railed to congratulate them on hav ing rounded out so many years of wedded happiness. Col. and Mrs. M'nnis came here from Knoxville, Tenn., as winter visitors, and wore so phased with Lakeland that thev tonght a lovely home overMoWn Lake Morton-the Mayes property, where they have decided to reside permanently. Citrus Exchange Orange Pickers please report at packing house Mon day morning, and Packers Tuesday morning at 7:30 by the new time. E. M. PATTERSON, Manager. 8743 Naughty-Naughty" P'CTWRE W1TH A relISH OLD AND YOUNG A PARAMOUNT PICTURE HARTZELL'S ORCHESTRA 10c and S3 FOR Methodist Dr. MoKeen Speaks On After War Y. M. C. A? Plan. Dr- MrKeen oi ewe jUuw mm npak in the nrsi church Tuesday evening ai o. u After-War Y. M. C. A. Plans. The public is cordially invuei Mr Hamilton and family, rter a visit of several weeks at the home of Mrs. Hamilton's parents. Mr. and Mr,. J. W. Zletlow. on Scott Lak . left today tor their home in Baker. Montana. Mr. Hamilton being j ?rom Inent business man of that city. Mrs. Dick Moore writes that she with the Exchange bank at Cordele, Ga., and will no return to Bartow. Mrs. Moor? als" states that Rev. J. H. Dew, Baptls evangelist who held meetings here last year, had Just closed a rcv'va with Rev. Wallace Wear at Cordele Ga., and there were Z75 aamuons ia the church by Baptism. Rev. Dew w'll hold his rexl. meeting at Peters burg, Va., and Miss Allle Wev will have an opportunity to hear him. M'ss Wev has an excellent position with a millinery store in that city. . Bartow Record. . 8:30 New Time SUNDAY NIGHT. SERVICE ONLY ONE HOUR LONG Old Time Songs Will Be Sung by Congregation. n 1 . - & A !l MA, from a Dusmess Bianupumi a.r? uvj ; - a these winter visitors worth 'catering 0"M-',Xk"4MM to Jupt a little? Sunpose for one sea-. eon they should all go to another city, where the band played In the park Uir picnic grounds were all this be true of Lakeland, rmilnned, and rooms ready for coc.al S. 8. PHELPS- gatherings. In the near future may Secretary Tourist Association CASINO Theatre, Mon., Mar. ALL WEEK ALLEN and KENNA'S 31 AVIATIO N.GMILS Shorts 13.05. Cash Feed Store, cor ner Rose St. and Mass. Avenue. 8711 BANKS TO OPEN AT 9 A. M. AND CLOSE AT 3 P. M. This is to notify our customers that the Banks, will under the new Ume, which goes Into effect tomorrow, open hereafter t . m. and close at 3 p. m. by the new time. , THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK. THE STATE BANK 8745 ?, - : r , i . v ' i CITIZEN VOTER CITIZEN VOTER Shall the U. S. Flags eome down? Go to the Park and see. No need for 'In a Musical Nonsenf, with Tunrful, Wntetling, Song Numbers "The BLUE LIGHT INN" ; With Bright Clean Comdy and a Classy Costumes Chorus A Capable Company of Capable Artists Monday, April 7 flh-- City Tax, or City Bonds, If all ue cit- "THE COMMON CAUS jn inni do their duty. C Ident Shall the U. S. Flags wm this issue. ni do their duty.