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E and" Advertiser. SEW SERIES VOL. XVIII, NO. 27. PALATKA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY,- JULY 8, 1910. $1 Per Year. PALATKA WE are Showing i i. 1 some extraordinary bargains this week 1 in Suits, ranging from I $12.50 to $18.50. 1 Our 8tockof Clothing was 1 never as complete as it is this season, ana some of the patterns vv-5 are offer- ing at $12.50, $13.50, $15.00, It 50 and $18.50 will compare with those you find priced at $20 00 to $25.00 elsewhere. With every 50c cash pur chase we give a ticket which entitles the holder to one chance on the 1910 model BRUSH AUTOMOBILE we are giving away. , The duplicate of each ' number given is placed in a sealed box, and on Sept. 20th, some person selected by persons present. .will be blindfolded and draw one .number from the box. The holder of the duplicate will be awarded the prize. Don't Fail to Ask for Tickets. Shoes 1 Remember we sell the Only Guaranteed Patent LeatherjShoe sold in Putnam -County. Also Guaranteed Hosiery. I We have a fit for every g man and for the. little men as well and "If It Gomes From Fearnside's It's Guaranteed." sarnside Clothing gj Lemon and Third, I I Palatka. j w Go Notice of Application for Amendment to Charter. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Selden Cypress Door Company in tends to apply to the Governor of the state of Florida fnr rm;: . - r- muh iu a Til p n u Article 6 of its charter, as follows- Article b of the Articles of Incorpora tion be ampnilori In rnnt 1(T, , , o uuows: the highest amount of indebtedness imu mis corporation can at anv $125 000biCCt i,Se" Sha" not cecd GEO. B. SELDEN, Palatka, Florida, June 3rd, 19RS'dent" We will have with us on July 6 and 7 an experienced Special Representative sent to our store for this spec ial occasion by the large, well-known firm of Strauss Bros Master Tailors Chicago. He has with him their entireiine of 500 ex clusive Woolens in large ij$ yard pieces. The assortment shown this season is simply immense. Fifty up-to-the-minute styles to select from. You will find the prices exceptionally reasonable and our guarantee as well as that of Strauss Bros, stands back of every garment ordered. Drop in and shake hands with their spec ial representative even if you're not ready to order now. Palatka, Fla. Own Your Kerne. We can sell you a HOME for what you are paying rent. Call in and If J us tell you how. fj STOP THERENT LEAK. Real Estate and Insurance, Opp. Court House, Thone 128, Palatka, Florida. Onyx Hosery. Best Ladies', Misses and Childrens Hosiery on the market today. Full line at the riillinery store of Miss Kate Lucas. W. 1. Gurry, FOR SALE! 2,500 Acres of Turpentine Timber for Sale on Fruitland Peninsula. Cheap for cash. Also some bargains in Orange Groves and ' Irish Potato Lands Two Million Feet of Cy presTimber all in one body We have some bb fine Muck lands as there is in the state. Apply to J. W. TUCKER, Pomona, Fla, AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF WORK County Commissioners Are Try ing to Equalize Taxes. The board of county commissioners is hard at it this week in an effort to equal ze the tax on land values. The result this work all changes from the as sessor's books wilt be published in the Palatka News, this paper having been designated by the board to do the work, ironi hints obtained on the outside, it js thought that there will be many changes. The work is important and the board is going about it in a careful manner. Other business transacted by the board al its meeting Wednesday was the ap propriation of $100 to the Mississippi-to-Atlantic Waterways Association, Mr. Alvers alone objecting. The barrel factory at Huntington was ordered notified to remove all obstruc tion from the public road at that place. L- J. Arnold's bid of 59 cents per cubic yard for filling with earth the grounds around the new court bouse was accepted. The only other bid was by W. A. Walton at 60 cents. After consultation with the bond trus tees the board decided to start hard road ouilding north from Crescent City. The board had refused to accept the new Court House from contractor owing to faulty construction of steps, but this matter was adjusted by the contractor paying $120 to make good. A warrant for $930,87 to pay for light ening rods on the new court house was ordered drawn. THREE HARD WORDS. There are three short and sim ple words, the hardest to pronounce in any language (and I suspect they were no easier before the confusion of tongues), but which no man or nation that cannot utter can claim to have arrived at manhood. These words arc, "1 was wrong." Lowell. Getting Into a Lifa Buoy. The nvenu.e person in danger of drownWc usually ntteuiptH to lift a life liuoy over hl head, wltlf I he result iliut he is iimueUiutol)' plunged deeper luto the water. A good swimmer can do tbls wit Li ii suddeu upward Jerk, but 'itl i lie iiiiiiiwiiiinier II Is almost an iuiiiissUiti tent Wlnit e should do when he has seized the buoy Is to I'liiee both hands, minis downward, on the liuoy on the inn nearest the body, pressing it downward nnd slightly n way. when the mn her part of the buoy will rise out of the water and actually full over the head.' The arras cun then be put through easily, "and there yuu are." Jutt the Sam. "Try one of these light biscuits," the bride suggested. "1 thought they might be a welcome change from bread." "Pine!" exclaimed the youug bus band. "Just like those we got at the bakery when I was living at borne." "That's where 1 got them," she said. Buffalo Express. A Softened Expression. "Father," said the small boy, "what Is a 'euphemism?' " "It Is something, my son, that en ables a man to say be la a free lance Instead of admitting that he Is out of a Job." Washington Star. A cruel story runs on wheels, and very hand oils the wheels as they lun. -Eliot ASTHMA. Perhaps there ig no disease that causes so much suffering and anxiety s Asthma. It comes without warn ing and after torturing its victim for hours or even days, disappears as suddenly, leaving the sufferer de Pressed and exhausted. To prevent these attacks, it is nec essrry to get at the seat of the trouble and remove the cause, which is a poison in the blood that causes a spasmodic contraction of the mus cles in the air tubes of the lungs. Plant Juice Asthma Remedy is the Proper medicine to remove Asth matic poison from the blood, strength en the muscles and nerves and re store the health. Plant Juice Asthma Remedy is $2 a bottle at the drug stores. Write for Free Plant Juice Book. F. A. DILLINGHAM, 831-33 W. 5th St. Cincinnati, O. The United States Oovernmen Another order for PAROID is being shipped to Panama. This makes nearly a million square feet of PAROID for United States Government buildings this year. The history of repeat orders from the United States government is positive evidence that PAROID always makes a satisfied customer. 1898 1901 1904 90S 1909 1909 These are Borne of the most important United States Government orders and the United States Government is only one of thousands of satisfied PAROID users. Let us show you why PAROID really costs less and lasts longer than any other ready roofing. sole Agenis Martin Griffin & Co, fw. FIGHT PICTURES BARRED IN SOUTH Feared Tendency Would Be to Stir Race Prejudice. That Palatka will join with other cities of the south in prohibiting the exhibition of the moving pictures of the Jeffries Johnson fight is generally believed. City Attorney Struaz says that it would be a question for the city council to de termine, though the mayor, did he think such exhibition would result in trouble, would undoubtedly have the power to prohibit it. But there would never be any trouble in Palatka. The white people of this place arc generally willing the negroes should enjoy to the full all that's coming to them in glory from the Reno affair. They recognize that the Johnson fight ing machine is almost perfect. However, the moving picture exhibit would be debasing in its tendency and decent people of both races do not want it . From many cities both north and south come reports that these pictures will be prohibited. Boston's mayor has pronounced against them, as so also have the authorities at Washington, Cincin nati, Baltimore, Harrisburg, Pa., and At lanta. That the south will be a unit in pre venting the exhibit is conceded. The surprising thing is the edicts that have gone out against the pictures in all parts of the north, where resultant race riots are predicted. The moving picture company stands to lose a big sum of money by this un doubted popular demand that the pictures be suppressed. The company paid $166,- 000 for the exclusive privilege of making the pictures of the light and hoped to clear a million dollars on the deal. Of the amount paid Jeffries gets $66,000, Johnson $50,000 and the promoters of the fight $50,000. SPORT IN ENGLAND. A Pheasant Run Is Not Branch of the Poultry Business. "A Plnln American In England," by Charles T. Wbltetleld. is a highly amusing diatribe on the gentle art of British entertain rueut It appears In the American Magazine, and In the course of some descriptions of English customs the author relates the follow ing Incident, which happened at a pheasant run: "A friend for whom 1 have a great admiration took me to see a pheasant ran. Tbe place looked just like a big chicken yard such as we have at home. There were hundreds of tbe birds feed ing on scraps and grain thrown to them by the keeper. I bud seen strings of these birds hanging up lb the mar kets for sale at low prices, bad bought their eggs In the swell restaurants at high prices, and I naturally supposed that this trade was conducted like any other braucb of tbe poultry business. When yon bave been In England a short time you realize that you must approach the subject of trade or busi ness with some delicacy, but I longed to know the modus operandi of poultry packing among the swells. 1 wonder ed If they could teach our Chicago stockyards anything. Bo I asked the keeper In my broadest English: " 'now do you collect and ship these birds?' " Collect 'em, sir? " 'Yes, 1 said, 'bow do you kill them and get them to market?' "'We don't kill 'em. We send In beaters and shoot 'em. It's great sport, sir!' That seemed to me a disgusting proposition to beat a flock of tame, harmless pets to death and shoot them besides and I remonstrate: 'Why don't you simply wring their necks with a quick twist of the wrist insuring a rapid and painless death, and then' "But my friend grasped me violently by tbe arm and drew men abruptly away. I felt badly about It, because this ' good and valuable host said It would be at least twenty years before he could look that gamekeeper in the face with tranquillity." . Probably True. A raw Irishman shipped as one of the crew on a revenue cruiser. His turn at the wheel came around, and after a somewhat eccentric session in tbe pilothouse be found himself the butt of no little humor below. "Begorrari." be growled at last, "and ye needn't talk. I bet 1 done more steerln' in tin minutes 'n ye done hi yer bowl watch!"--Succcss Magazine. Again Endories PAROID ROOFING 120,000 square feet shipped to Havana, Cuba 1,250,000 " " " " Philippine Islands 200,000 .' . " Philippine Islands 300,000 " " Isthmus of Panama 770,000 44 44 44 44 Messina, Italy 120,000 44 44 , " " Isthmus of Panama PROPOSALS FOR FEDERAL SITE Government's Method of Secur ing Sites for Public Buildings. Now that Congress has enacted a law authorizing the purchase of a site, and the erection of a Federal building for Palatka, it will interest property owners of available locations to know some what of the methods employed by the Treasury Department in making selec tion: In the first place the government wants a lot approximately 120x130 feet a corner lot. Proposals for the dona tion or sale of such a lot will be received by the Secretary of the Treasury up to 10 a. m. on Wednesday, July 27th, 1910, at which hour they will be opened. No special form of proposal is required, but the offer must be in writing, and should indicate definitely the location and dimensions of the property, and the price at which it is offered. 1 he pro posal must be accompanied by a diagram or plat on a sheet of paper 8x12 ' j inches, showing accurately shape and dimen sions in feet and inches of each side; the width from lot line to lot line of ad jacent streets, w idth of sidewalks, width of roadway between courts, and whether streets are paved, and if so, with what material; width and location of adjacent alleys, whether public or private, and whether paved or un paved; also location on adjacent streets and alleys of gas, water, heating-mains, electric light con duits, sewers and their depth below street levels and their dimensions, and whether they are sanitary, or storm water sewers, or both. j Full particulars may be obtained on application to Postmaster Kirby, and if you propose offering a site it is import ant thnt you get this full information. iJWith the proposal must go two photo graphs, size 8x10 inches, mounted on cloth, taken from well-selected points, marked on the survey by a star. These photographs must not only show tiie site, but something of the surroundings. Several proposals have already been forwarded. Heads Hastings School. After considering many applicants it has been decided by the county board of public instruction to appoint Prof. L. H. Thomas of Gainesville to be principal of he junior high school at Hastings. Prof. Thomas is highly recommended and is expected to do much towards bringing the school up to a much higher state of efficiency. Miss Faith Leonard of Hastings has been appointed first as sistant. The other members of the fac ulty will soon be announced. St. Au gustine Record. Compliments Judge Calhoun. The patriotic exercises under the Pa triotic Order of the Sons of America held in the plaza, were of a high order. It was a splendid idea to enlist the prac tical aid of the boys in the exercises. The two young "military companies" proved a truly enjoyable feature and aroused great enthusiasm, notonlyamong the children, but among the older folks. The address of Hon. E. Noble Cal houn, of Palatka and St. Augustine, was one of the brightest gems of oratory ever heard in this city, and was well calculated to arouse the patriotic pride of all who were privileged to hear his words. St. Augustsne Record. Will Marry in New York. clerk, expects to leave for New York to morrow in whlcn city nis marriage wnn Miss Beatrice Hawkins is scheduled to occur on the 20th inst. The bride is a becutiful and accomp lished young lady whose parents former ly had a deliehttul winter home in Cres cent City. They expect to return to raiaiita lm- m..:nt..K nff.,r thn waAAintr mminff viil I1IVV11.IIV.1T UI1VI 1. V . . v. . . . (, , - - n steamer. Mr. Hutchinson is fitting up . , - -1. r .: .1 ... . one oi ine usina cuiuges uu ivciu am-ci tor his nome. .'! nf il.acn nvniitlnnl iTtitntr twvi. I'llUiuaui nil." iv . . . v . . . n i 1 pic in Crescent City and Palatka will re joice to know of the approaching wed ding and will have only sincere wishes that they may have a long and happy wcudcu inc. Death of D. R. Stubbs. Mr. D. R. Stubbs, the well-known fisherman, and who has conducted a fish in Pnlitlffi for mnnv venrs. died at his home on Kirby street last Saturday morning after a brief illness. He was 61 years of age and is survived by a wife, two sons, who were engaged with him in business, and several daughters, only one of whom, Miss Cora Stubbs, resides :n pnlnil... Ttio fnnnrnl wris rnnducted by Rev. W. C. Foster of the Baptist church, ana was neia ai me nome oun day afternoon at 2 o'clock. The attend ance of friends and neighbors was large. Interment was made in Oak Hill ceme tery. HONEY GOULD DE GETTER EMPLOYED One Man in Palatka Opposes Federal Building. It is stated upon good authority that there is one man in Palatka who is op posed to the erection of a Federal build ing in this city. That man is R. W. Thompson, man a ger of the Hart estate and rear admiral of the Oklawaha river line of tourist steamers. Mr. Thompson is not altogether a stranger here, though Bawston is his home. His reason for opposition, as given out for public consumption, is, that the same amount of money spent in improving the channel of the St. Johns river would be a greater benefit to Palatka. He may be correct, but what's the matter with our having both? There is another reason for the oppo sition of Mr. Thompson of Bawston. Ihc present quarters of the ralatka postoffice is leased by the government from the Hart estate, of which Mr. Thompson is agent. Last week Mr. 1 hompson of Bawston prepared a petition for circulation, set' ting forth bis objection to the Federal building plan and urging that the money be used to deepen the river channel. He wanted John Danfortn to circulate this petition lor signatures, but Mr. Dan- lorth, though an employe of Mr. 1 homp son 's, argued with his chief that it would be a most unpopular measure and would furnish an additional cause for public amusement at the expense of the gentleman from Bawston. Mr. Dan forth s reasoning finally pre vailed and the petition was withdrawn. Judge Perkins Here. Judge James W. Perkins, of Volusia Criminal Court of Record, was a dis tinguished visitor in Palatka yesterday, en route home from a visit to Dean Far- rah of the State university Law School at Gainesville. Judge Perkins, whose fame rests more. perhaps, on his long service as a prose cuting attorney than as a judge, and which ollice he has filled less than a year, was recently nominated state sena tor from Volusia county in a hard-fought battle with strong competitors, and on the first of the coming year will tender his resignation as judge to Gov. Gil christ. Judge Perkins is being urged by many admirers to be a candidate for president of the senate, and will probably consent, but whether elected as presiding othcer of that body or not, one thing is certain, he will play an Important part in the de liberations of that body. He is a man of ideas and action, is in the prime of vig orous manhood, and now that he is to be a factor in the politics of the state, his infuence will be potent for the gen eral welfare. He is a native Floridian of the kind we are all proud of. Speaks Well for A. C. L. Ry. Frank P. Damon, inspecting engineer of the Florida Railway Commission, has just made a report of the physical con dition of the A. C. L. Railway. Of the division between Jacksonville and San ford, Mr. Damon says: l'rom Sanford to Jacksonville the road is maintained in good condition, the track shows in better surface condi tion than I have found it on any previ ous inspection. Improvements have been made by putting in concrete cul verts and tilling trestles at several places. 1 he road-bed has been improved in widening embankments at numerous places along Ihc line." INTERLACHEN ITEMS; The Fourth of July celebration here. although characterized by a derth of the usual ear-splitting noise usually con sidered essential to the day, was enjoyed by all 'who participated therein. The Sunshine society managed the affair, and a brief but interesting and appropriate program was carried out. Such patriotic and stirring old songs as "Hail Colum bia," "Star Spangled Banner," "Ameri ca," and even "Yankee Doodle," were enthusiastically rendered under the leadership of Misses W'ylie, Fraser and De 1 ilia, assisted by the tuvenuc choir of the Congregational church. The Declaration of Independence was read by Mr. H. T. Mann, after a short but force ful introduction. During the entire afternoon the ladies of the Sunshine so ciety dispensed ice cream from the gaily decorated cottage belonging to Mrs. E. A. Brush, and generously tendered by her for the occasion. Later in the eve ning the young people had their "inings" and although there were no fireworks, there was no lack of eaycty and the good time was kept until the "wee sma' hours ayont the twal .' Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Huffman were vis itors in Palatka over the Fourth, return ing home on Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Hunt, of St. Augustine, are being entertained for a few days at the home of Mr. Walter V lvian. Messrs. Wm. and Archie Wood have been guests during the oast week of Mrs. J. Fraser, north of Lake Chipco. The many friends of "Grandma" Stoddard will be interested to learn that she has gone to New York to spend the summer with a married daughter there. Mr. E. A. Gerber was a business vis itor in our town recently. The Sunshine society meeting this week was at the home of Mrs. S. J. Townsend, and although the afternoon was showery, a goodly number of the members were present. Gratifying re ports from the sale of ice cream were re ceived and a neat sum will be forwarded to the International society to aid in their work. A special feature of the afternoon was the reading of an "Appre ciation of Aunt Lucy Andrews," and also of an original poem entitled "Uncle Joe," written by Mrs. Nellie Fox of New Haven, Conn. These numbers were especially enjoyed because "Uncle Andrews," "Aunt Lucy" and Mrs. Fox were all winter visitors in Iuterlachcn during the past winter, and it was through their instrumentality that the Interlachen Sunshine society came into being. Plans for new work were discussed, and after the business of the day was disposed of, an hour of social enjoyment followed. Victor,' the infant son of Mr. Lewis Motes, is much improved in health after an illness of several days. For a mild, easy action of the bowels, single ilce of Drain's R gnlets is ! enough. treatment cores habitnal 'constipation, go cents a box. Ask your druggist tor thm. GOOD CITIZENS OF A GREAT COUNTRY Was Theme of Patriotic Ad dress by Rev. H. Dutill at Methodist Church. A patriotic service was held at St. James Methodist church last Sunday night. The pastor had arranged for special music and a special address, the address to be given by a layman if one could be secured. Failing to get the layman, Mr. Dutill delivered the address himself rather than give up his special service. Mr. Dutill's theme was "Good Citi zens of a Great Country," and he said in part: ;; "At the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the 134th anniversary of which we celebrate tomorrow, no proph et was far-sighted enough to see the pres ent greatness of this nation. "This nation is God's latest gift to the world, and its develooment seems like a development of the Divine plan for the welfare of the race. Notice some of the marks of our material greatness. In our saving banks the common people have on deposit $8,713,405,709. Our 230,000 miles of railway, connecting the various sections of our far-reaching domain, bave an annual revenue of svOO.OOO.OOU. But our true wealth is in our 93,000,000 of people. True wealth is in manhood. Whoever seeks the welfare of this great population, is the true friend of his country the PATRIOT. The real sig nificance of the rourth of July is lound in the perpetuation of the declaration of the right of all to .'life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. ' Our schools, fra ternal societies, and our churches show themselvcs the patriotic organizations, they claim to be by their persistent con tention for these rights. But there are enemies as well as friends to think about. Whoever or whatever seeks or tends to- the degredation of manhood, is the enemy of our land. Here are some of the things that threaten to degrade us: Disregard for the sanctity of the home; disregard for the sanctity of human life; the fierce passion for money the love of money is still the root of evil. "Judge Hall of the U. S. District Court of New York, in a recent speech, said, 'An habitual, incorrigible enemy of so ciety should be solemnly adjudged to be put to death. He was speaking of un punished crime, of mob violence and the like. I name one incorrigible enemy of society, the source of gross crimes as well as the arch-criminal, for the speedy execution of which all good citizens should strive. If I should call together the young manhood of our country, strong, glorious young manhood, and tell them an enemy threatens the inva sion of our fair land, they would offer themselves as one man to go to any place and suffer unto the death for this same land; and yet an enemy threatens, and yearly destroys 100,000 citizens. If I should assemble the young womanhood of our land, fair and pure ana beautiful young womanhood, and tell them an enemy threatens to enter their homes and drag them to ruin, they would be moved to make any sacrifice to light back such a foe; and yet such a foe is in our land doing that same dreadful work, and thousands annually go from purity to shame. If 1 could get the ear ot AO,- 000,000 church members of my country, and like some prophet of old before Jerusalem tell of the threatened Invasion of our land, we would leave our pulpits and our pews and hasten to strengthen the hands of those who fight; and yet an invasion of all that is holy is on the enemy is here. If I could meet in their halls the 12.000.000 of fraternity men and point to a threatened overthrow of our ibertics by an incorrigible foe to all they stand for. they would be reminded of their obligations, and join the great army in defense of our land. And yet that enemy more than threatens it is entrenched in our midst and under the protection of our flag. It is the legalized saloon, and against this foe all our fra ternal orders and all our churches and all our best citizens have pronounced. I have stood in the midst of our saloon cursed cities and seen the' smoke of the torment of the damned in ruined homes arise seemingly forever. My ears have heard the cry from worse than widowed women and orphaned children. And I have sworn eternal war against this incorrigible enemy to good citizen ship." The New Theater. Kalbfield's Orphcum Theater, or air- dome, while yet in an unfinished state, is nevertheless now open to the public and has been doing a good business each night this week. During the day time carpenters are at work putting on the finishing touches and by another week the place will pre sent a very attractive appearance, espec ially at night with its brilliant electrical illuminations. The Orpheum was first opened Mon day afternoon when a great crowd gath ered to get the fight returns from Reno. On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights the vaudeville acts were by the two Conleys, brother and sister, clever singers and dancers, and Jack Owens, the commcdian. These clever artists pleased the crowds greatly. Thursday night, and again tonight and Saturday Owen and De Vernon will ap pear as clever society sketch artists. One act, "A Modern Husband," is fun ny. There will also be another artist in a one-act comedy, but his name has not been furnished to the News. Besides these vaudeville acts there are moving pictures each night, with nightly change of program. On Wednesday night the express company failed to de liver the picture films and Manager Kalb field gave each patron a ticket on going out good for any future night. He says that he has arranged so that there will be no future failures in the picture de partment. The Orpheum's first week under diffl- ' cullies has established the fact that it will prove a popular evening resort for amusement loving Palatkans. Caught at Last. John Steeples a colored man living on 14th street was arrested by the sheriff on the Fourth, charged with selling liquor. He was caught with the goods. Justice Marshall gave Steeples a prelimi nary hearing on Tuesday and he was bound over to the circuit court in the sum of $300. Failing to give this bond he was remanded to jail. Sheriff Kennerly says this man has been conducting a ''blind tiger" ever since the county went dry, but that it has heretofore been impossible to secure evidehce to convict He feels sure that he has all the needed evidence at hst and that Steeples will liually land io the chain gang. t 1 s J 1 k 1 f , v 1 j. , 1 5 ,, j it 1 1 1 ?! I. : il'J 111 it- 1 1 1 r ; I 3 1 I