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a u u a u a a a u a a a u a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a B a a : a a n We Wan! to 8 a t Greet you in our a B a B a a a a a a a a n a a n a a a a a a a a a B a a B a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a u a u a a a New Store. We moved in last week, and though we are scarcely settled we are nevertheless prepared to offer for your inspection a grand array of Spring and Summer Clothing For Men, Youth and Children as well as Underwear, Neckwear, Hats and Caps, and in fact everything that men and boys and little children wear. For men and youth our leading Suit is THE Griffon Brand. These Suits are celebrated for their excellence of fit and the fine workmanship which enters into their construction "Can't tell it from a Custom Made Garment" is the thought and pride of the wearer, and yet it costs no more than an ordinary a a a a a a a a u a a a u a a a a a a a a a u a a a a a a a a a a a a a u a a g a a a a a a a a a a a a a a u a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a u a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a ci a a a a a a a a Li u a a a a a a a a a a a a a a n a a a a a a a ready-made suit. We have them in Serges, Worsteds, Homespuns and Chevoits r r, k. L. L. L. L L L. L. IV L L. r r, r. r n r. r, r, K r, r r r r. L L L. l: L. L.' k. L k k k k r f r, r. r, f f r k k For children we have a magnificent array of Buster Brown Suits in Serges and washable materials, also Russian Blouses Sailor Suits, in wool and washable materials. STRAW HATS. Our line this Spring is an elegant one and embraces all styles. k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k r, F n r . n Fi F n a Also Everything in Spring Weight Underwear and Xejrlijree Shirts. The formal opening of our new store will take place-Monday. April 17th, when we will give special souvenirs to all lady visitors. LI. S. BROWN, k k k k k k k k k r F, F F F Fl F n r n F F F n n n F F n n F n n 1, ft The Palatka News and Advertiser TIIK NKWS AND ADVERTISER has a higher circulation rating than is accorded to any other faper in I'alatktt. Printer's nk, N. V.. luly 2U, 1903. I City fwpenings and Personal mention. ! Eugene Wells is at home fronrSati ford. m Mrs. Harriot Hiding of Trenton, N. J., is Tiitiiir in Palatka. Dr. Harry 0. Welch is quite ser iously ill with rheumatism. Raymond fl. Trueiiiaii spent Satur day in the city. H. Rosser of Jacksonville was a visitor in the city last Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Longman spent several days here last week visiting friends. Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Mellon and guests left for their home in Pitts burg, Pa., yesterday. N. H. Moragne has gone to Jack iwnville to accept a .position in the postoflice of that city. Tramp steamer Geo. Farewell cleared Wednesday with large cargo of lumber from Wilson's. Hon. and Mrs. Ilob't W. Davis are spending the week in Jacksoovill and are guests at thoArngon hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Win. Cato of Wash inirtoo, 1). C, formerly of this place, were in the city on Friday and Sat urday. 'J. he season of Ocklawaha river travel has been brought to a close and the Okehumpkee has censed to hump. Dr. O. Goldstein, the opticnl spec ialist was in the city over .Sunday, being en route from Lakeland to L misville, Ky. W. It. Coulter a prominent citizen of Hronson and a commercial man without guile was a visitor in the city Tuesday. The family of I. H. Stelts have moved into the pretty residence re- centiy completed Uy itev. Ulljson on Orange street. Capt. Walter M. Davis of Jackson ville is in the city this week in at tendance upon the circuit court, where he has business. Miss James w ho has been the guest for the winter of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. t. l-i. Kicney, lett for her home in Detroit, Mich., on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Jones of Jack souville were in the city for a short time Saturday. Mr. Jones was here on business connected with the Clyde Line. E. N. McKnnb has purchased ol the Misses Hurt the property where he now resides adioininir the home of Hon. B. P. Calhoun on Madison street. Contractor flecks has opened a wood working shop on front street next door south of the News oillce in the store room formerly occupied bv E. C. Kelley. The order of services at St. Marks church next Sunday are as follows: Morning prayer and litany with ser mon 11 a. in. j evening prayer and sermon 7:.'U) p. m. St. James M. E. church gave a very successful and most enjoyable Jap anese tea and dime social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Tilgh inan last Monday night. C. H. Hemenway, respected vet eran of Interlacheu, was before Judge Coxe on Saturday charged with car rying a concealed weapon. He was found not guilty and went on his way rejoicing. Robert Ragin, who has been em ployed in the orange packing busi ness at Shiloh and Clifton for the past season, was in the city Wednes day. Mr. Ragin expects to return to Shiloh about July. Rev. J. L. Folsom, pastor of th Methodist Episcopal church at Has tings, was a visitor in the city last Monday. Mr. Folsom 's people com pietea a new cliurcli house last win ter at a cost of over $4,000. Mrs. F. A. Slocum and son, Jack of fleusoiihuist, Long Island, termi nated their visit with Mr. und Mrs Henry S. Wilson on Tuesday when they left for their home. Mrs. Slo cum will be greatly missed in Palat ka society. Capt. J. D. Lane is spending the week witli his family and looking after his shoe store interest. Capt Lane will return to Jacksonville Sun day Biid resume his old Seaboard Air Line run from Jacksonville to River Junction. nev. u. w. Painter, returned mis sionary from China, will speak at the Presbyterian church next Sun day morning and evening. He will be able to give our people interest ing facts concerning his work and conditions in the Far East. The Fire Commissioners met In annual session Monday night at the council chamber and elected the fol lowing oflicers: Chief, D. G. San- ford; 1st assistant, Dave lien bow; 2d assistant, Louis Bohlen; secre tary, Fred Merrill. Mr. and Mrs. H. . Ford and daughter, Miss Lila, visited l'alatka last Friday, coming over from Gnlne: villo in Mr. Ford's private car. They eft for St. Petersburg the same even ing, taking with tlieni as guests Misses Martha Gray, Blanctin Crill, Ou last Thursday Are at Norwalk destroyed the postoflice, store build ing of Gove A Wright and residence occupied by Mr. Wright's family. The firm carried a large Block' of merchandise which was totally de stroyed. No insurance. Messrs. Knight and Weismnn, prominent citizens of Florahome, were visitors in the city on Wednes day. Mr. Knight says that Flora home's potato prospects are most ex cellent. All the crops are looking well and there is promise of a large yield at good prices. O. G. and O. O. Husband leading merchants of west Putnam, with stores at Melrose and Grandiu, w ere attending court this week. As Hus band Bros., they have a case pond ing, but which has been continued to next term, against the Etonian Canal and Drainage company. R. H. Cooper of this city has been presented with a grand represent.! tive's jewel, the gift of W. H. Lati mer, grand keeper of records and seals of the grand lodge K. of P. of Florida. The beautiful jewel is simply one of appreciation from one prominent knight to another. County Clerk Joseph Price, Mayor Usina, S. J. Kennerly, S. J. Hilburn. Dr. W. H. Cyrus. Jos. D. Points, Dr. H. R. Estes, Judge Haskell, Hon. Rob't W. Davis, Chief of Police Ha gan, L. C. Canova and W. A. Russell have all vistied Jacksonville th's week on business or as spectators at the United States court. Datfe Partin has set apart Satur day the 29th lust, as Woman's Club Day at his pretty ice cream parlors. At a meeting of the executive com mittee of the club on Monday Mr. Partin's proposition was accepted. On all sales of cream and soda that, day the club will have a financial in terest of a certain per cent., and the ladieB are going to work for a big business. The government yacht Sylph, on Which Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt and party are cruising, anchored oil Fair view Tuesday of last week and sev eral hours was pleasantly spent at the pretty winter home of Mrs. I. A. Houghton. The Roosevelt children made a number of snapshot photo tographs of the place, and seemed to be enjoying their outing immensely. as were also the other members of the party. Rev. S. J. McLeod of Waycross, Ga., who was in jail here and who later gave bond and was released, had his case before the grand jury on Wednesday and that body failed to find a true bill. Rev. Mr. McLeod was held for charging another with having committed a crime, the party so charged being a colored woman. The reverend gentleman left for Waycross the same night, at which place he is business agent for Pulpit and Pew, a religious publication. Said J. P. Boyd of Peniel, at the court house on Tuesday, pointing to where some repairs had been made to the back porch by small pieces of pine box: "This court house is a disgrace to Putnam counjy. It's the worst court house in the entire state. We ought to have a new one and one commensurate with the wealth and importance of the county. We can afford it. The expense on the indi vidual tax payers would be so slight as to be hardly perceptible." The tiling in the vestibule entrance of M. S. Brown's store was laid this week by an artist in that work from Jacksonville. Inlaid in the floor in dark colored tiles is Mr. Brown's name. This, together with the large plate glass display windows make this altogether the most attractive store front in the city. Mr. Brown has postponed his opening day to next Monday, owing to inability to get ready before. Albert Gibson Davis formerly of .his city and Miss Virginia Work of Chicago, were married in the latter place on Sunday last. Mr. Davis a raiatKa reared ooy, being the son of Mr. and Mrs. N. O. Davis, and is known in his home town as young man of many admirable traits He now holds a lucrative position Jacksonville. The young couple will make their future home in Jackson ville, and will be with Mr. and Mrs R. J. Riles. Rev. K. J. Hendnck of Lake City addressed an audience at the court house last Tuesday evening in favor of a dry county under the local op tion law of the state. Mr. Kendrick is tilled to the neck with arguments and facts showing the advnnta that would result to the county from moral and business standpoints it the event of prohibition being adopt ed. The audience was not large. The speaker was introduced by Rev. L. R. Lynn. The officers of the Presbyterian church, at a meeting last Sunday, prepared the church s annual report to the presbytery, which will meet at Mcintosh, Kin., on April 18th. This report shows an increased mem bership over last year and substan tial growth along lines of christian character and work. Possibly finan cial obligations, have never been more proinptly'and more easily met. The pastor's salary has been fully paid tUcjlinti.f iiach month, and be ginning with Maroh the salary was increased 20 per cent. Rev. L. R. Lynn and S. j. Barstow will repre sent the church at the approaching meeting of presbytery. Capt. J. E. Lucas saved a man from drowning at midnight on Tues day. The captain sleeps aboard the steamer Hairy Le. He heard a splash and the rush of hurryim' foot steps. Then he jumped from bis bed and L'oing out heard the cry of "man overboard." The watchman of the Hiawatha had fallen off that boat. Two or three men stood by iinxiiiiis, but not knowing what to do. Capt. Lucas did. He reached down, grabbed the man and pulled him out. The man was full of water. Now he is full of gratitude. Judge J. C. Vertrees of Palatka arrived yesterday and will remain in Leesburg for several days as the guest of Col. J. J. Garrett. It is hie, first visit here and he already re grets that he did not come sooner, For twenty-one years Judge Ver trees has been a factor in the up building of Palatka, being interested in sen-nil important commercial en terprises. He is a Tennesseean by birth, a Methodist in faith and a democrat in politics, a trinity of vir tues that should carry any man straight to heaven. We heartily welcome the judge to the hospitali ties of our community. Leesburg Commercial. W. 15. Lucas, colored cook of the tug boat Hoo Hoo, disappeared last Thursday and his whereabouts was not known. Sunday afternoon as the ferry was crossing the river the sprocket chain, which reaches from one side of the river to the other and which passes through and pulls the ferry, lifted to the surface the body of a man which was identified as that of the missing Lucas. His face had been badly eaten away by crabs, but papers found in his pockets identi fied him to the satisfaction of Coro ner I'owton, and those who knew cue man in Hie. Tliere were no mark3 to indicate foul play and nothing of the kind has been hinted at. Confederate Memorial Day. Pattou Anderson chapter, U. D. C. again invite the Veteran Association, the Gem City Guards, Rob't W. Davis Guards, the Memorial Associa tion, the school teachers and child ren, the Blue and Gray to attend their memorial service at Frj's opera house, at 3 o'clock, Wednesday, Apr. 20th, and go from t liere to West View cemetery. Those who will contrib ute flowers are requested to please send them to Mrs. Gray's by 10 o'clock Wednesday morning. The chapter will greatly appreciate it if the people will not decorate the pri vate graves on that day, as it is the day set apart for the decoration of the soldier's grave. The veterans who are to receive crosses of honor are requested to be present. Follow ing is the program : Favorite song of Gen. Lee "How Firm a Foundation" by Chapter and Audience. Prayer Rev.C. T. Gates. Uicitafion " Cover Them Over" Charley Anderson. Solo "The Old Folks at Home" Mrs. liassett. Address Mr. E. Noble Calhoun. Recitation "Only a Private" Gen- evive Philips. Solo "The Last Rose of Summer" Mrs. Bassett. Presentation of CrossesMrs. Patton Andi r. on. Mks. J. N. Blackweli., Com. Talented Musicians. Mrs. John Q. Tilghman had as her jruests last week Mrs. J. D. Cockcroft of Northport, Lonjr Island, and Mrs. J.I). Mitchell of Huntington. The former has been spending the winter season at Como. On Friday last these Indies were guests at the musicale given by the Woman's Fortnightly club at the home of Mrs. Walton, contributing much to the pleasure of the occasion by their artistic playing and singing. Mrs. Cockcroft, a lady of charming personality, rendered two piano num bers in a magnificent manner, and Mrs. Mitchell, always a favorite in Palatka, never appeared in better voice, and received double encores. Ulatchiess The most complete line in Furnishing Goods Neckwear2 M? m Underwear, KETHate SuSpenders- raw dnd The Ladies of Palatka Now realize they can get the right things in Spring and Summer Dress Materials our business was estaonsneu. If vou havn't looked over our Dress Goods do so now. Sure to in some one of the score of pretty materials we are showing. you In our we have stylish footwear for both Men and Women The Jenness nil. ler Shoe for Ladies and the King Quality Shoe for Men. Nothing can compare with them. Ten cases Straw Hats just received. A. W. STRANGE & CO., Phone 98. Capt. Lucas' New Steamer. Capt. J. E. Lucas has purchased the steamer Harry Lee for his Dray ton Island mail and passenger ser vice. The steamer is a beauty and of ideal size for the purpose wanted. But Capt. Lucas contemplates some improvements. He will build a pas senger cabin on the upper deck. The steamer is swift. Capt. Lucas purchased the boat at St. Marys, Ga., and brought it hereon Sunday last. It went into commission on Monday. Capt.. and Mrs. Lucas and little daughter came up from St. Marys by way of the in land route nnd Fernar.dina. They left at 5 a. in., on Sunday and tile boat arrived here lute in the after noon. River passengers will enjoy the new boat. 1 Our Opening Days Were Gala Days in ; Millinery nnd our business was tremendous. But wo still have beau tiful Creations in Mil linery and a magnificent stock of Notions. If you have not vet pick ed out your SUMMER HAT come1 and let us show you something ap propriate. Miss Kate L. Lucas' : Millinery Parlors, Palatka, Fla. The ft Union Central Life Insurance Company Of Cincinnati, Ohio, Established 186?. TheOreat Annual Divi dend and Policy Holders Company Ask" to see our Installment Policy. H. FINLEY TUCKER, General Agent, Room 2 Kennerly IVld'g, up stairs. Palatka, Florida. 1 1 m in lmmMmimmm High Art Clothing. eBar? d'f Ploying the most up-to-date "emtf Nothing ever shown, ranging from $10.00 to $21.00 a suit New Columbia Shirts in plain white and fancy cuff anatnea or Li V M HERBERT CROOK, Manager. Shoe Department 421-423 Lemon St. Tax Assessor's Notice. For the purpose of receiving tax returns. I will be at the following named places as given below: Federal Point, April 18th j Orange Mills, 19th; Eat Palatka, 2)th ; San Mateo, 21st. Gko. F. Biillard, Tax Assessor. Order for Publication. IX THE eiRCVIT COt BT, T.IOHTH JI'MOI A I. OIkOTIT. IM TNAM COUNTY, f LOK1PA IN CHANCERY. Mary E. Draildook, omiilalimiit, M f ThoninsH.llvndilock, IVfon-Iant. f 1'lvurce. It fippeftrlng hy affidavit spiienrtM to the bill flled ill theftbnve stitM C;iuso that nffla-nt believes thfl rcsl-lfMice of Th-inwi H. Hra'Mork, the (Men. !mit, theretn natm, is unknown, atel It further aptiejirins. the belief of alliant, that satil uVten.lmit Is over tin- Atzt of twnnty-oue voiip. It lw therefore ordered that fal'l Defend ant ho anil he In hereby ri'jiilrt il to aplear to the M'l of Conip'atnr filed In siiid eause on or before Monday, the 5th d.iyof .lime. A. !.. 1'mR. otherwise the nib-cation of a 1 .1 hill will be taken ns eonfefised by said liefendant. It i further ordered ttiat this order b- pun- IMtod on-e a week for H con-'tenUvH we--k In tho Palatka News, a newspaper publl-died In said County nnd Neite. Witness my hand nnd official seal thl 8th day of AprillOoS. Soull JOSEPH PIUCE, Clerk Circuit Court. K. K. HASKELL, Solicitor lor Complainant. LOST A Ladies Oold Watch and Pin between Catholic church and Dr. isteeii s otlipe, .Saturday afternoon about 4:30 or 5 o'clock. Finder will be rewarded by leaving watch at this oflice. Pr. E. H. Armstrong, the well known eye and nerve specialist of Jacksonville is, at the urgent request of numerous people throughout the state, making a professional tour of the different cities, for the benefit of those who find it impossible or incon venient to call at his home oflice. He will be in l'alatka for a period of two uruiree nays, notice or visit and announcement of date will appear in a later issue. If vou want to get your money s worth: and see a crood COf.n kn.,..b out. use Peek's Pino T-ir si,-e.. Wantkii Young man or hoy to as sist in confectionery store. L A. Smith, LOST Between the liovd block and F. J. Fearnside's residence, a ady's breastpin, gold wreatli with blue enamel. Finder will please leave at Fearnside Clothing Co's store or at this office. Suitable re ward. Important to Stockmen. Sanford, Fla., Mar. 20th, 19(15. Ackermau & Stewart, Palatka, Fla., (ientlemen: Two weeks ago I purchased from my druggist here a package of Til"h mans Condition Powder, and write to say that it saved a pet heifer for "if u w,ns almst beyond aid. Salt hick, I suppose, judging from the symptoms. As she is fine Jersey stock I now value her at $a).oo, and consider the investment of 25 cts. for your Powder the best bargain I ever made. Itespectfullv vours, , ,L Oeo. 0. McDougal. Mar. 24, it. 0 laterial and iofnn Strouse & Bros detached. .H CD 1 suit Palatka, Florida NOTICE OF AFPLICATTnw Tax Deel Under Section 8 of Chant?. 48S8 Laws of Florida. apta' Notice is hereby given that Mlllor, purchaser of tas eertin No. 397, dated the 1st dnyofJufT? D 1901, has Alert said certificate fa mT office, and has made application for d deed to Issue in accordance with lw Said certificate embraces the tUoZ described property situated in PntiZ county, Florida to wit: 0 16 a of wj of nwj of swt,', section 28 township 10, range 24 10 acres The said land being assessed' at the date of the issuance of such certificate in the name of Unknown. Unless Bald certlfleate shall be redoerued aceordlnz to law, tax doed willlssuethereonoriUi Oth day of May, A. D. 1905. Wituess my official signature and seal this the 3ilth day of Mxrch, A. D 1!K5 (Seal) JOHE1TI PlilCE, ' Clerk Circuit Court, Putnam Co Florida, FOB NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOE Tax Deed Under Seetluu 8 of Chanter 4888, Laws of Florida. 1 Notice is hereby given that M. C, Mcintosh, purchaser of tax certlfleate No. 250, dated the 2nd day of June, A. D ,1902. has filed Baldcortillcatelnmy office, and has made application for tax deed to Issue In accordance with law. Said certificate embraces the following described property situated In Putnam county, Florida, to wit : NJ of nej section 32, township 12 range 2780 acres. 1 The said land being assessed at the date of the Issuance of such certificate In the name of J. B. Hayden. Unless said certificate shall bo redeemed according ' to law, tax deed will issue thereon on the 22d day of April, A D 1905. Wituess my official signature and seal this the 15th day of March, A D 1905. fSeall JOSEPH PKICE. Clerk Circuit Court, Putnam Co, Florida, NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOB Tax Deed Under Section 8 of Chapter 4888, Laws of Florida. Notice is hereby clvon that Win. Miller, purchaser of Tax certificate No. 3CG, dated the 4th day of Julj, A. D. 1898, has filed said certilicate in mj office, and has made application for tai deed to Issue in accordance with Jaw, Said certificate embraces tho following described property situated in Putnam county, Florida, to wit: Pt nwl nw of S section 21. town ship 10, range 24100 acres. 1 he said land beina assessed at the date of the issuance of such certificate in the name of Brown A Dennis. Un less said certificate shall he redeem ed nceordlng to law, tax deed will Is sue thereon on the 22nd day of April, A. D , 1905. Witness my official signature and seal this the 16th day of March, A. D. 1905. eaij JOSEF tt fiuiii, Clerk Circuit Ct. of Putnam Co., Fl. Dr fi. E. DOUGLASS, Osteopathic Physician, Office at Eesldence Corner 5th and Orange Sts. All Curable Diseases successfully treat ed without drugs. Chronic cases es pecially solicited. tf WANTED 60 laborers to work oil Palatka sewers. Will pay from $1.U) to $1.25 per day. Guild fe Co., tf Contractors. f 'm v Y.Y.&Y V for MMriwwit mnd Sore Throat MmM mnlj Holmes. Nellie LeC'roue and Mrs. W. O.