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Adam 11 I I 1 11 ti II 1 1 11 11 K ?t , una &ii - r y For the Men and Boys' Christmas Cheer We have many Beautiful anJ USEFl'L ARTICLES. articles that any Man or Boy would appreciate. A partial list: Handkerchiefs with beautiful colored in itials 25c Japanette Initial H'dk'fs....2for 25c Pure Linen Initial Handkerchiefs, 25c. Silk Initial Hand kerchiefs, 25 and 50c Plain Linen, 10, 15, 25, 40 and 50c. Suspenders, silk and lisle 50c. Combination Sets, consisting of Suspenders, Garters and Arm Bands, put up in handsome boxes. . . .50 and 75c. Elegant line of Sweaters for Men, Boys Children. and Dress Gloves, Working Gloves. Then there is a big line of fancy lisle and wool Hosiery. And Neckwear-- We have a magnificent display of Bows, Winders, raffs! Four-in-IIands. etc., all in plain and rich colors. .Sure to suit you in Xeckwear. When it comes to Clothing, Remember we sell the Griffon Brand Hand Tailored Suits and Overcoats. Boys Suits and Overcoats, and a specially fine line of Suit for the little boys. We have a new lot of . Trunks and Suit Cases. Soft and Stiff Hats. Elegant array of Shirts, White and Fancy Vests. Thee are only a few of the appropriate things to be had at MBROWirS Cloier " ASP fi fiift, H.'lnn-s ttf it! block 2" As s-iu ii:-!i!s can L. J- MfM the -nt. rnrMns v' -' 9 l'uP Hka merchant has l..n a visitor in ' l''P dvr I the citv Uiis -. !:. j '"r '- .. . .. ... -trri.il H.J. ii-ot.-r pi r i Moiidir in th- cin , basiiit-? iiiHttcrs. V. M WiilUms of Wt lakn. fonr.f-t tax assessor -f the cHin:y, tier oa business VednsJny. K. K. Brattnau and f;tiui!v ar- iitrrsiiiins this werk Mr. and M. C. I). Thrxi of Ashtabula. Ohio. 3 The FortnightJy Club. The Wom;trs Korrriih'ly club uif-t on Friday Dec. 1 at the club room in the frili block. Aftr the 1cussiu of buiues inatttr tlie lit.rr.rv ronimitt- lor th- da" un J- r the cnairinanshio of Mrs. Adam A. . lou::t of 1 rsceiit K-ach. a t to--k oa.irr? I the meeting and reii- former pronsiu-.-nt citix -a of Palatka, was a visitor in the city last Monday. Lnban Price of Mtlrose attended the nieetfnj of the school board, of which he is an etlk-i-nt -orkinj pieinber. last Tuesday. Capt Walter M. Davia and Mrs. Dvisa:id the children spc! Satar dav and Snaday here guest, of Mrs. F. D. Ackerman. t. Marks Bszsar on V ednesjay ; was a preat c!al au J finar.ciat suc cess, netting the ehurch i(i the neigh borhood of C S. Clarke, contractina asent of San Br-s. circus was in the city Saturday making arrangements fur an exhibition hereon theiith. d. red most ent-rt.itnwg program the subject for the day being "For es! nr ai d Bird Preservation." The paper prepared by Mrs. A- S. W'iliard "Why should Forests be Preserved? aud what has been done ia that Direction?' was allotted a prize by the Tampa Womau'g club during" the recent Fair in that city. And another, also a prize paper, on "Modern Music prepared by our President, Miss Bsssett was asked for and read on this occasion. The Wo man Fortnightly club of Palatka is very proud to have carried off two of the prizes ottered bv the Tampa club. A "iod paper on "Bird Preserva tion" from the Reciprocity Bureau wns read by Mrs. 8. J. Hilburn and t . . 1 - . , . . ...C.l.l.. -nA ? Only routine work occupied the ria,lt aternooti. A meeting is foard of coantycommiiouers at the coiiej ,,r s,t.jrd,,v. Dec. 9th. to vote December meeting last ednesday. ! u n a wos impirt!int niatter and The board took up nothing r ew. mf.mb are ruested to make Jno. A. Pederson of Wel.ika was ! an eriort to be present, an int-resting visitor in the city last j Press Reporter. Saturdav. Mr. Pederson take's an t , , T"..r. active interest in ail affairs of the j Palatka Attorney s Win. county. j The Gainesville Sun sums op an F. S. Cone, prominent w reliant at ! second of the trial of James Henry, Crescent fir v is the oniv Putnam j? colored man charged with murd er, ounty menber of the present grand ; 1,1 ih clr.c,'it court at ,hat Place las' jarr iir the I" Hired States court at af"tfe ,ullows: Jacksonville. "The state introduced five wit- . ., ... , j nesses. defense none, after which J. H. Green. t.;e well-known far-: began. The case was r an.t rruit gmwer of r ruitland. i h.. v v.,i.i i n,., f m was in the citv this week attending the meetiiig of the school board which he is a faithful ar.d efficient member. of r f.-.r 'Ai miT.lite-s Thia vrtnnfr .tlAriittr ) showed conclusively the ability of bis father ia the profession, and pre- f arleton colony continues to grow. ' seuted very favorable argument to There were two new arrivals last ! the jury on the side of the state. He week. Ther are Patrick Muri.hv of ! was followed by Attorney Robt. E. Bar Harbor Me., and Richard fol- j I'avis for the defense, whom it is lins of Parsons. Kansas. ' not necesssry to add made an im- . . , ipressive talk for his client. State's Mrs.J. J. Hsncessy returned frot.i At.,jrav Calhoun was the nest atwo weeks visit to Tampa .and T f,,r the ftate, and be was Petersburg last Friday. Mr. and f,-,;;ow-ed bv Hon. James H. Tillman Mrs. Hennessy now have peasant f 6o,;th CaroMm . wto came all the rooms with Mrs. F H. Hafer. , wav frolI1 f;d?efieid, ne termed Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Voras. nee "br a matter of justice" to defend a Estmn Rosenberg, has arrived for a child of a slave who belonged to his visit with her parents. Dr. and Mrs. I father. Governor 1 ilimaii spoke on- w. H. Riseuberg. Mrs. Vorus wiiliiy remain until after the HoliJav sea-. w sou. and Mr. Yorns will probably ) come down for the f ristuias festival, j The home of Mr. aud Mrs. E. C. Kelly, on Lemon street, was the ; scene of a merry gatiieriuir la?t Mon- j day evening, tne occasion beinz a I surprise parry tendered their daugh- ter. MUs Naomi Kelly, in honor of her sixteenth birthdav anniversarv. I a few nvoaients. but his remaiks were eloquent and full of interest. The jury retired at the supper liour and about 10 o'clock returned a verdict of guilty of murder in second degree, with recommendation to the court." -Dr. Emma Bilstein of Highlands. X. C. a graduate of a Philadelphia college oi i;i-aicine a.'id Inter of its faculty in the chair of microscopy, .has arrived in th couaty a.id deeiu td to engage in the practice of medicine ia Crescent City, at least for the wiiiter. D. E. Duset.berry of L tke Coaw was among :a ? promioent men from the county ia Palatka this week Mr. Dusenberry reports that the re sort lioteis at pretty Lake Cumo will ie Cil-d this year as usual. u-riy all the accomodations having beeu en ' gaged ia advance. "A Breezy Time." ! This is the title of a farce comedy. -iid to be brim full of mirth, which jai.l be presented by a company of j comedians and pretty girls Iso'the ! tdvaitce sheet saysi at the opera I house liext Monday niht. i It is ai-o said 'tiiat Fitz & Web i ster's, "A Br-ezy Time." hss a litile more excuse for existence than most .arce comeJtes. it has a compre- aei.sive story. ani aithoun th i story io s not taKe up. bv any ' ni-ans. the tune occupied bv the production, it furnishes a very good racK upoa which to han? clever s;cialties that the various perform : ers introduce. I For the Greatest Sensational Sale of the Age at 8 to begin Wednesday, Dec. 13th. WATCH FDR THE BIG CIRCULARS! ft : I The store will be closed Monday and Tuesday to arrange S stocks and mark down prices. Wait, and remember the date ft. w -- '- mf J r4 Wednesday, Dec. 13th. ft AT 9 O'CLOCK A. M. Cut A Watermelon. F C-I Ywrirrtnn the wholesalia ik,H Rev. Dr. R. L. Honiker of DeLand ; retail stationer cut a ripe. luscious spent a ponion of Monday and Tues-. watermelon at his store last Tuesdav day ia the city and called on many ! evening, and several of bis friends old friends. He reports success in ail j had a part in the feast that followed, departments of his work at DeLand ! Watermelons in December are not during tne past year, ana leu tor the ; common even in semi-tropical iMtui:e an an oeuev..-1 j. 0nda. bnt Mr. f ocbrane s sous .eat collections ana salary tmiy paid. Moiris and Frederick, np at their eiaka borne, planted some and the tf .... ,J If-- T TT tl . ... j-. ".V o .,r;",tp,; . ei'iiey are just maturing. Thev will 7'" V - I'ike v haTe watermelon at i naay and Saturday, guests of their home for Christmas. daughter. Mrs. R. . Adams. Mr. Harp is District Deputy Grand Mas- i . . , . ter of the Masonic fraternity and bis lax IXOtlCe. visit to the order in this city last I I will be at precincts wUA tai week completed his tour of orbcial , books oti the following davs Inter visits to trie lodges in his jtirisdic- i lachen. Tuesday, Jan. tii; Johnson t:on. station. v eanesday. Jn. 10th Crescent C ity. ednesday. Jan. 17th until 3 o clock p.m.: Welaka. Fri- . 1 . ..i.ini. .T I .. I'Hk . I ..Ih.r r.,elr ri.Tf,ri..n ,-...e .W . "V. """" "', I.TO. week from John H. Simon of Phila-i - r " " edaesday morninz. Jan. sitb- ork. These Quotations are wired - j. .: -lu, and Mr. Kennerly wid be glad to I turnish the information contained ! Clarence Kennerly has made ar- j ansemeats to receive lettuce and! I I to ail falatsa trucsers. lie can also secure quotations at any time on any truck. Rob't Ransom an IS year old col ored boy stole a diamond ring valued at $V at Mrs. W. A. Walton's borne on Tuesday. The boy delivered Meat to the kitchen. When Mrs. Waitoa missed the ring she notified t hief Hsgtin. who arrested Ransom within a half-hour and found the ring. Justice Rowton has held Ran som to the grand jury for grand lar ceny. ' Clarence Kennerly bas shipped j I S crates of lettuce during the past 1 1 days and auvices received oa Wednesday show that it has Sold from 2 5w to .i per crate in York and Philadelphia. Mr. u-riy has a tine lot of lettuce tais er it ud his cmp is estimated at "from stju to !.; head. James H. Fry has beeu aaoiher successful shipper duriag the pat few days. Rev. E J. Gates left for ti:e Fk-ri-i i Coiifereuce at Ocala on Wednes- dy. Ala liieetiiig of t:;e board of stewar s of St. James M.E.ci.tiicb i Tied:y i;i-h the baauci-.l .-.iiirs of the church were satisfactorily ar r.;ngd for the year, and the pastor g iei. to conference aide to rej.nrt bis Sa-y and lii ti:e asetiient on i.ecliurcil for the befievoie.ce tally -tid. 1 he church bas raised i.ver i.fi) dnug the vear just cused. Tbe publishers of the Xews bave b-eu obliged to giv-.ncr iiiwi of the S e in this e-. ks pajn-r to locJ advertisers. Th.t wii b tbe case until after Christmas. Bat there can be no more interesting news to the general pablic at this time than tbe subject of what to buy for ChrUt icas. 'i he suhj-ct is well treated by our merchants this we. k but lil bare more thorough treatntetit next. ' Friday afternoon Jan. 19th: Baldwin school, Tuesday, Jan. i-d: Grandin. Horahome. ednesdav afternoon Jan. I'itb : Bostwicfc, Tuesdav morn ing, jan. dittn. On the above dates my office will oe cioseo. a. s. illard. Tax Collector. You Can Afford to Wait We wish to call your attention to the fact that The I. M. Meyer Co. will inaugurate 10 days of matchless underselling beginning Wednesday Dec. 13:h. The aim of the compa ny is to give its friends and patrons, and the public in general, the bene fit of the greatest sacrifice in the merchandising history of Florida. A most mighty avalanche of majes tic bargains! It will pay vou to come loy miles to attend thia sale. Remember the or-enioz Wednesday New j D-c. 13th, ISmS. at 9 a. in. The I. 11. Ken- j Veyer fo's store will be closed neit Monday and Tuesday to mark down th- prices and rearra'nze Flock. Shi Ho HERBERT CROOK, Manager. 'ALATKA, FLA. 8 '4 8 4 4 Ll 4 4 Wo i 4 4 I f3 ROWTON'S a Is as usual Headquarters for Torre's a plmem ia tbm munmij wor.d tor ( with . food a&rjr ud imdy Mnwim it yvm ar. r-! ,y tuuu lo ronrJ ud do y oar ten. Idj rrvdutc. of tku cot lee . rvpr ppiuo9 r4 tnst lb. hmn wrcKiiit hossn. W Hi fee fid la tT jvm wru. far au lsyM. Xiimt BUSINESS COLLEGES. BimwnrAm. Ala. Hor.n., Trx. 3iOirTOO.nT.AJ-4. EicwvovTa. Couraava, 6a- Jtfiawtiiii, Fia. . s-3 2 u is u Holiday Goods. 4 u n Our large and well assorted stock is now ready for inspection. Toys, Dolls, Fancy Goods. Silver Novelties, Cut Glass, Fancy China, Kodaks, Toilet and Manicure Sets, Cuff & Collar Boxes. Watches, Jewelry, Clocks, Etc., 'Phot, Auto and Postal Card Albums. Call and see. No trouble to show goods. Special discounts to Sunday Schools. Chas. E. Rowton. .galatlTBi, n.crica.a.