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THE EVENING TELEGRAM, LAKELAND, FLA., MONDAY, JULY 14. U
"O IN C ELECTRIC PHONE 46 KIBLER BLDG. mm wm mm 1C An Epoch in History WHEN COMMANDER READ LANDED IN ENGLAND AFTER HIS HISTORIC FLIGHT ACROSS THE ATLANTIC IN A 8EA PLANE HE MADE A HIGH MARK IN AMERICAN HISTORY. AN A MERICAN IN AN AMERICAN MACHINE HAD BEEN THE FIRST TO CROSS THE ATLANTIC OCEAN, A FEAT CONSIDERED IMPOSSIBLE ONLY A FEW MONTHS BEFORE. Only the most dependable equipment could be put to that test. Any second of the time for hour after hour and day after day, a constant, dependable source of electricity was called for. It came from WILLARD STORAGE BATTERIES chosen by the government for that wonderful feat. How well they merited the confidence placed in them is shown by the way they stood the test, the very heart of the machine, a fitting companion for. that intrepid man, Commander Read. PURE PREDOMINANT MERIT PUT WILLARD BATTERIES ON THAT HISTORICAL EVENT. YOU CAN GET THE SAME SERVICE AND QUALITY IN A WILLARD FOR YOUR CAR. NO ALARM NEED BE FELT OVER THE NATIONAL DEBT Securities Held Abroad Before the War Are Now in American-Europe Owes U. S.. Billions of Dollars "There need be no alarm over our so-called national debt, America owes its debts to the American people, and they constitute the government . Be fore the war American enterprises paid hundreds of millions of dollars of annual interest on American se curities held abroad,'' says the State Marketing Bureau. "The war brought these securities home in exchange for commodities, and now Europe owes us several billion dollars, with inter est running to hundreds of millions, to come to us. Things have been re versed!. ' "T" ' besides all of Europe is still hun gry and looks to America for vast supplies of food and that will con tinue to add to the foreign indebted ness to us. "To show conditions in Italy, for example, let us quote from the food administrator's order recently issued for maximum prices on certain food Btuffs in Rome and Milan: Horseflesh, E7 cents a pound; pork, $1.23; ham, $2.63; goat meat and mutton, 6?; su gar, 41; coffee, $1.31. Italy is per haps the worst off of any of the Al lies. In the countries of the recent enemy, Germany, Austria, RusBia and Turkey, however, the situation . is desperate. "To show Just what is demanded of us, the following exports of ' meat products from New York alone from January' 1 to May 24, will give an idea: fceef. Pound"? Fresh or frozen 83.S22.022 Canned and pickled 62,409,402 Lamb and mutton 462,167 Pork: Fresh or frozen 27,578,461 Dry, salt, and pickled 304,363.78' Bacon, hams and shoulders 314.819,974 Sausage 7,242,435 Poultry and game 5,448,127 Lard and lard compounds 316,373,790 "This does not Include grain ,and their products. Mr. .Hoover sayr, Europe will need 700 millions bush els of wheat and rye this year for bread. A vast quantity o$ material for building and clothing is also need ed. All of this does not presage low er prices in this country." POLK COUNTY'S NEW COUNTY AGENT Bartow, July 10, 1919. Editor Telegram: This is to advise that I have beei assigned here by the U. S. Depart ment of Agriculture and University of Florida (Polk County Commission ers co-operating) to assist the farm ers, growers and livestock men with their different problems. My services are free, and a postcard to my offlce in the court house, Bartow, will bring me to any farm in the county. I do not know it all and do not pretend to, but with State and Federal gov ernment behind us, we can get to gether and solvo out many problems I ask your co-operation in 'making Polk county a still better farming county. Special attention will bo given citrus trees, truck, hogs, etock, and general farming. I hope the farmers will not fail to call on me when In need of advice or help. Bul letins for free distribution on all Florida topics are in the office and will be mailed out upon application. Thanking you, Respectfully, WM. GOMME, County Agent, Polk County, Bartow, Floridn. : Daily Fashion Hint - I Pnparti Especially Ft Tkk Nevnpaper REAL ETSATE TRANSFERS LACE FOR EVE NINO GOWKS. More lace is used this season than the average woman dreams of, and it is demanded because it offers a decoration that Is flat and will ot add to the bulk of the figure. Filet insertion in three widths trims' the satin underskirt of this brocaded eat in evening gown. The bodice is hardly more than a deep girdle of lace with trimming bands arranged in surplice effect. Medium size re quires 3 yards satin brocade, 2i yards satin, 2 -yards of wide and yard each of narrow insertion and yard edging for the bodice. Pictorial Review Waist No. 7548. Sizes, 34 to 42 inches bust. Price, 25 cents. Skirt No. 6714. Sizes, 22 to 32 inches waist. Price, 20 cents. If anyone doubts, that grapes can ')o produced for commercial purposes In this part of Florida they have only tc visit the Clark Howell farm just east of the city limits where the crop is being given a test. Mr, Howell be came Interested in grape raising by reading of lis possibilities, and two .veare ago he bought 125 vines of the Carmen variety which practically all grew. Last year he put up a sub stantial trellis and trained the vines up in approved fashion and it is worth anyone's while to visit' that embryo vineyard which is loaded wltii bushels of purpling fruit, much re sembling the Concord in appearance and flavor. Kissimmee Valley Gazette. A load of twenty-five as fine mel ons as one would want to lay their eyes on were brought tq the Thomas store the past week from the Thomas Palmer Place. And they were a) good as they looked, for through the courtesy f Col. Palmer, for which he has our thanks the Herald family had the pleasure ,of sampling one from, this patch. Whoever had the most foolish notion that the best mel ons were not raised at Safety Har bor? Why, bless you, we ralae any thing here that can be raised, ever to oh, well, what's the use we grow more than the famous 57 varieties. Safety Harbor Herald. Fix your belief on something. To believe means to have strength. The doubter is a waverer. His energy is repressed. Lloyd. The wise man has his follies as well as the fool, but herein lies the difference the follies of the fool are known to the world but hidden to himself; the follies of the -wise man are known to himself but hlddea to the world. Colton. "Life is divided Into three terms, that which was, which Is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present and from the present to live better for the future." GOTTLIEBtheFOTOGRAFER Fotografs ANYTHING ANYWHERE ANY TIME By Latest I Process t The following real estate transfers Gave been made the past wek: John F Clark to L N Pipkin; Geo Acrigg et al to G E Cannons; W J Carter to M.E Lyle; John B Gifford and wife to Bessie Lee Cameron; J B Dunn and wife to J D Cameron; W F Hallam and Co to C E Jonte; John Randall and wife to D O Ellis; Mag gie Sims and" husband to W E Bar bour; W F Hallam and Co to tfedard Szeklowski; W D Nydegger and wife to Harry E Meyer; J S Roy to John Windsor; W E Hedrick to B Haynes; L C Bice et al to H W Noggie and wife; W J Touchstone and wife to A Summerlin; L C Bowers and wife to M M Loadholtz; Settler Thompson to M M Loadholtz; Olive Monroe to L C Bowers; Everett J Peck to Cornelia K Peck; J B Robertson and wife to D B Ohllnger; 3 L Morrison and wife to R B Huffaker; D F Baker to. G A Cole; L P Gum and wife to D S Story Iva Bowman and husband to A H DeVane et al;Mary G Hazelhurst to C M Clayton; O C Lamphear and wife to C M Clayton; R L Ingham to W Z Myers; F S Morrison and wife to Chas Adams; E B Hearne and wife to Fred Kemma; Horace W Ryal3 and wife to W W Taylor; Northern Trust Co to Mrs M E Lyle and J D Clark; C W Christian and wife to Lum Pos tcn; EE Frederick and wife to John H Risbeck; Joel Silkett and wife to Robert McGunegal ;W C Edminston & wife to J L Moyer; Mountain Lake Corporation to R S Hincks; W M Hrown and wife to George P Taylor; L J Clyatt and wife to W Durranco. J J Boynton and wife to Wm. Dur rance; W M Durrance and wife to Morris Fertilizer Works; W Lacy Boyd to W M Durrance (2) ; Neva Child to Morris Fert. Works; W;.S. Preston & .wife to I L Jones et al; Sarah R McLean et al to J W Chap man et al; A Therein to Norman G Nicoll; Frank H Fuller to Solon G Wilson; Ellen Cox to C C Turling ton; AN Pettie and wife to G F Kletzin; D R Johnson and wife to .) G Brewer; D R Johnson and wife to J E Milton; W I Young and wife to H L Brown; D U Manley and wife to First National Bank; F A Durrance tt al to D U Manley; E J B Bowyer and wife' to G A Matthews; Claude E Street and wife to G D Langsdon; G D Langsdon and wife to Theodore Krumm; W C Edminston & wife1 to C R Flanagan; Mattle J heppard to C U Flanagin; Mattie J Sheppard to C E Mott; Jennie R Goodman to Sumter Wallace; Oak Island Grape Fruit Co. to C F Lathers; Sessoms Investment Co to C A Dilamater; J M Kilpatrick to Wm Long et al. Bartow Record. WANTED Colored porter, steady po sition. Apply between nine and ten tomorrow morning at the Auditor ium theater. 9362 (By Associated Press.) London, July 12. A committee ap pointed by the government of India tc consider how to improve and in crease the cotton cultivation of that country, has made its report recom mending the appointment of a per manent Central Cotton Committee in Bombay, to put into effect a cotton policy of improvement. The survey of American production and increasing consumption, and of the world shortage of cotton makes it desirable, according to the commit tee, that .the Lancashire cotton indus try should cease to"be eo dependent upon the American supply. F. and (By Associated Press.) Tokio, July 12. Professor J C. Rock, a native of Austria, professor of botany at the College of Hawaii, has complained to the news paper Hochl that he has been con eantly shadowed by Japanese detec tives since his arrival a short time ago from Honolulu . He said he came for botanical research and that he represents the faculty of the College of Hawaii and the United States De partment of Agriculture at Hono. lulu. The Hochl quotes Mr. Rock as saying: "I cannot stand such treatment. For this reason I have decided to give up my trip and I am about to ptart for the South Seas. I shall nev er revlsft Japan. The attitude of the police may be caused by my having graduated from the Vierfna University." A special election will be called for naming a mayor at Miami to suc ceed the present one, who has re signed to run for governor. Election will in all probability be held he latter part of August. I To take care of the large amount, of citrus fruit it has already pur f hased In aDde county groves and the fruit it expects to buy between now and next fall, the Standard Growers Exchange is building twe large packing houses. FOR SALE At a bargain, 140 acres in Bushnell, Fla. Will take -good car in trade. Call at Lakeland Sanatarium. 9342 STUDIO RAYMONDO BUILDING "BABIES Quick as a Wink" "It is not the work that exhausts people. It is the mental condition that makes them haggard and old at forty. By keeping tho optimistic spirit, the mind will stay young and each year will bring an Increase of pleasure.'' To be able to bear provocation is an argument of great reason, and to f 01 give it, of a great , mind. Tolllt son. Kind looks, kind words, kind acts and warm handshakes, these are sec ondary means to grace when men are in trouble and are fighting their un seen battles. John Hall. x Hardship will be your lot, but trust in God will give you comfort: temp tation will befall you, but the teach ings of our Eavlous will give you strength. Let your valour as a sol dier and your conduct as a man be an. inspiration to your country. J. J. Pershing. We all-may dream day dreams of what we wish to become, and ' this high though dim standard, often means tie aid to a larger usefulness, better and fuller life. Lloyd. j j It is much easier to sunm-ess n Drst desire than to satisfy those that follow. Rochefoucould. I j Each of us has the power of mak ing happier," sunnier the little spot ' wherein our daily life is spent. Archbishop of Canterbury. From St. Augustine comes tho In formation that among the building operations which will give employ ment to a large number of men for l the next few months will be a num ber of extensive improvements to be made to the Marion Hotel on the bay front. 4 I U, U LATTICED POTATOES A simple and delicious way of preparing potatoes is to run the pared raw potatoes through a Veg "etab'e Slicer and then fry them in a frying basket in a deep, hot fat until a light brown buiscuit color. Sprinkle with salt and serve either individually or as a meat garnish. MME. RAINBOW. VEGETABLE SLICER One of the handy little culinary devices which will help you in the better preparation of vegetables. No kitchen can be considered complete without these new Slicer s. Also frying baskets. Warner Hardware Company ."Make Warner's Corner Your Conner'' Stop At 218 Pine St. Hanson Service Station Look Listen Over Our- Stock To the Most Relable Guar, and Equipment antee on any Storage Battery We are now prepared to furnish any size or shape of COLUMBIA storage battery, and have the necessary equip, inent for any work pertaining to your electrical system. Will bo glad to furnish you with any In formation at our command without cost. H. T. JAMES Managen Hanson Service Station SEEDS New Photo Studio HALLEN OF TAMPA NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS DRANE BUILDING NEW FALL CATALOGUE READY SOON Much valuable and interesting information contained in our Fall Guide in addition to full seed list. Send name today for copy to be sent just as soon as off the press. See Free Flower Seed Offer Kilgore Seed Company PLANT CITY, FLORIDA t EAT A Good Dinner Everyday . At the A.C.I. Restaurant In the A. C.L Depot GOOD FOOD GOOD SERVICE OUR PRICES ARE REASON ABLE WE SAFEGUARD YOUR HEALTH BY STERILIZING OUR DISHES. I Todd Says: j Summer Specials SOME ARE SUMMER AND 80ME ARE NOT Refrigerator $20.00 to $45.00. Lawn Mowers, ball bearln0, $12.00 to $1840. Rubber Hose and Sprinkler. Cups and Saucers, $1,25 per set Fruit Jars, tops and rubber.' We have clear white flli Eaiv 8ea Jart Fr,t t,me f0f Your fruit honey, etc, ook. . mucn better in them. Todd Hardware Co. Phone 340."Lizse will dn the rest.