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The Lakeland evening telegram. (Lakeland, Fla.) 1911-1922, March 31, 1920, Image 8

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"liiTlyVuMNO ' liXLUBJC" LAH LAND. FLA., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31.' 1920
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W. TISKZ JOHNSON
REAL ESTATE AND LOANS
Suite 5 Elliston Building
SPECIALS
Phone 150
No..l 3houses with 6 lots, on paved street, close in; for
quick sale $4,200; half cash.
No.. 2 One of the nicest seven room modern dwellings,
corner lot, close in on paved street, price $5,000,
' with terms.
No. 3-Truck farms close to town, 10 to 40 acres at $100
'per acre.
SEE ME AT ONCE IF LOOKING FOR A HOME OR AN
INVESTMENT ONLY
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Chocolate bhoto Soda Fountain
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Breakfast 7 :30-9 :30. Lunch 1 1 :30-2 :30
Afternoon Tea 3 to 5. Supper 5 :30-7 :30
Appetizing Food Daintily Served
The Best Appointed Tea Room in the
Southland
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A DOLLAR SAVED IS A
DOLLAR MADE
SEE ME BEFORE HAVING YOUR ELECTRICAL WORK
DONE
MCRAE ELECTRIC SHOP
AGENT FOR EDISON MAZDA LAMPS
See our line of
FIXTURES
We can save you money
KEELER ELECTRIC COMPANY
Phone 526 Kilber Annex
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I Facts About Florida
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The population of Florida nas in
creased 30 per cent in five years.
There Is $300,000,000 Invested ,ln
hotels In Florida. The Royal Poln
clani is the largest frame hotel
building in the world.
The manatee, or sea cow, weighing
up to a thousand pounds and turtles
up to 200 pounds, are still found in
Florida waters.
There are 160 nurseries In Florida,
with home grown trees.
Ninety per cent of the original
forests of Florida are still wooded,
though many acres are being thinned
annually.
Florida leads all other states in the
production of fuller's earth and ball
Seventy per cent of the farmers of
Florida are white.
Key West is nearly 300 miles near-
et the Panama Canal than any other
American port.
Shad, pompano, Spanish macherel
sheephead, trout, red fish and mullet
are among the many fine food fishes
of Florida. Fishing is one of the great
industries of the state.
Flowing artesian wells some forc
ing water as high as 20 feet above
the surface, are found in the various
sections of the state.
Florida has a climate allowing the
growth of crops in every month.
Florida has some of the largest and
most beautiful springs in the world.
Several of them flow at the rate of
two to three hundred thousand gal
lons per minute, large enough to float
steamboats. Silver Springs, near
Ocala, flows 375,000 a minute. It Is
believed to be the largest on earth.
There are 70 ice factories In Flor
ida. We have no ice unless we make
it. The discoverer of artificial ice
was a Florida man.
Florida produces winter grown to
matoes and ships 5,000 carloads; more
in total than all the other states com
bined. Florida contains four experiment
stations, established by the United
States government, to test for use
in the warmer sections of the Union,
the many kinds of useful products, not
native, but brought from other con
tinents.
Florida has many varieties of grasses-
and forage crops.
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Florida has more than 10.000 non
acres of land with a firm red clay
subsoil. It is not all sand
There are 2,000,000 acres of land in
the Everglades as rich as any In the
world.
Dogs kill 5,000 sheep per annum In
Florida, or three times as many ai
die of disease. Swat the dog.
There are 85,000. dogs In Florida.
and probably several times as many
cats. Are they worth what they cost
Jackson county shipped seventy-five
cars of ' A" grade corn to Kansas
City last year.
Honey is produced in practically
every Florida county. No state has a
greater number of nectar bearine
plants and flowers.
Florida has two kinds of trees not
found elsewhere in the world as far
as known to botanists. They are of
the conifer or. pine family.
More than 300 silos have been built
in Florida in recent years, the ork
having Just' fairly started.
The dasheen, a tuber having food
value in excess of the potato, and
making large yields, is a Florida crop.
Florida is not all flat, there beinc
many hills and valleys, as pretty and
fertile as any; in the Union.
Florida produces more long staple
cotton the kind used to make thread
and lace material than
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state. It was worth in 1918 more
tlan seventy-five cents a pound.
Florida produces from twelve to
fifteen million bushels of corn per
annum, of as fine quality as any on
earth.
Andrew Jackson 'was the first gov
ernor of Florida. .
There are only twenty states la the
Union with more daily newspapers
than Florida, and our state is thirty-
third in population.
More than 200,000 tourists visit
Florida every year.
Florida sand is productive. Why?
Because mixed with it are particles
of mineral matter, carbonate of lime
from shells, combined with decom
posed vegetation.
Florida ranks first in the union in
j the production of turpentine.
There are some 500 saw mills in
Florida, turning out yearly 1,250,000,
000 feet of lumber not counting cross
ties, poles, staves, veneers, tanbark
etc.
Lee county is the largest one in
'Florida, with 4,641 square miles. It
is 1,023 square miles larger than both
Rhode Island and Delaware and near
ly as large as Connecticut. '
Florida has 4,158 miles of graded
earth roads; 664 miles of asphalt;
483 miles of brick; 85 miles of con
crete; 1,268 miles of rock oil treated;
F38 miles of shell, and 1,944 miles of
sand-clay, a grand total of 9,224 miles
and more being built. x
ANYTHING AND EVERYTHING
In the Line of Rubber Goods
Of the Best Makes and Grades
May Be Found Here
Marked at Prices which are Right
: Because Consistant
With the Quilty of the Goods
COME RUBBER AT OUR RUBBER GOODS!
NOTICE OF STOCK
HOLDERS' MEETING
A special meeting of the stock
holders of the C. E. Todd Hardware
Company will be held at the office of
the company in Lakeland, Polk coun
ty, Florida, on Tuesday, the 6th day
of April, A. D., 1920, at ten o'clock,
a. m. for the purpose of voting on
an increase of the capital stock of
the said company.
879 C. E. TODD, President.
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BEVELED PLATE GLASS IN CURTAINS MAKES CARS
LOOK NEW
NEW AUTO TOP SHOP
Have a new top built on your car by "KELLY". Ten years'
factory experience where they know how to do the best
work.
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
V. F. KELLY '
LOCATED 203 NORTH TENNESSEE AVENUE
LAKELAND, FLORIDA
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The Lake Pharmacy
11 MAIN STREET PHONE 42 1
Hemstitching and Picoting
Prices 10 and 12 l2c oer yard
Ladies1 Waists, Bags and Dresses
Beaded.
Your Work Solicited
REYNOLDS
What's 1 he Thing to
Do About Clothes
This Spring?
Every man knows that clothes are high priced
and that poor ones cost abou tas much as the goW
ones. '
What's a man going to do who wants U make
his money go the farthest?
There's only one thing todo; buy good all-wooi
clothes; pay the price to get them. They'll save your
money because all-woll wears longer; you wont have
to buy so often.
We know; we've seen all kinds of clothing. Gootf
stuff is wlaays economy.
Hart Schaffner & Marx make clothes that Tealiy
save for you; that's why we have them and why we
talk so much about these clothes.
IF THEY DON'T SATISFY YOU
YOU GET YOUR MONEY BACK
THE HUB
J08. LeVAY
PHONE Ml
THE STORE RIGHT AT THE ARCH OF WELCOMI
HOME OF HART, 8CHAFFNER A MARX CLOTHIS
Easter Only a
Few Days Now
Just received a shipment of
Dresses in
Foulards, Taffeta,
Georgette,
Dotted Swiss, Organdies,
Linens, etc.
also
Tricolette Blouses
Marinello Beauty Parlor
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DIAMONDS
WATCHES AND JEWELRY
N EASY PAYMENTS
WATCH AND JEWELRY REPAIRING A SPECIALTY
JEWELRY CLEANED FREE
LAKELAND JEWELRY CO.
LARGEST INSTALLMENT JPWPI CDC IN THE CAI1TH
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218 East Pine Street Phone 557 Lakeland, FU.
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