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ATK and "Advertiser. NEW SERIES VOL. XVIII, NO. 33. PALATKA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 1910. $1 Per Year. Pal A EWS are Showing some extraordinary bargains this week in Suits, ranging from $12.50 to $18.50. Our stock of Clothing was never as complete as it is this season, and some of the patterns are offer ing at $12.50, $13.50, $15.00, 17.50 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 Riven is placed iu a sealed box, and on Sept. 26th, some person selected by persons presiint will be blindfolded and draw one number from the box. The holder of the duplicate will be awarded the prize. uon i ran to ask ior Tickets. Shoes ! Remember we sell the I Only Guaranteed Patent Leather Shoe sold in Putnam County. i Also Guaranteed Hosiery. We have a fit for every man and for the little men as well and Si "If II Comes From 1 Fearnside's It's Guaranteed." Fearnside Clothing Go. Lemon and Third, ' ' Palatka. mm HIS IS iDUR CHANCE! Visit Our Store and See how well we are able to satis fy you with every need in the Grocery and Provision line. We give our customers the benefit of a wide experience in what we deem best for their interests. Give us some of your orders and we will prove to you that your trade is ap preciated. L. C. Stephens, Kirby & Morris St. 'Phone 84. Onyx Hosery. Best Ladies', Misses and Childrens Hosiery on the market today. Full line at the nillinery store of Miss Kate Lucas. AN ORDINANCE To Prohibit Prize Fighting, or the Illus- iration or same by Stereopticon or Moving pictures. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Cltv uouncu or tne uity or Palatka : Section 1. That hereafter it shall be unlawful for any person to Indulge In any Prlzo Fight, oi to Illustrate any prize tight by Htereoptieon or Moving Pictures section 2. Any person violating any or the provisions of this ordinance shall. upon conviction, be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment not exceeding sixty days, or both, at the discretion of the Municipal Judge. Section 3. in is Ordinance shall go into effect upon its passage aud approv al by the Mayor. Passed In open Council this 2d day of August, A. V. 19iU. BENJ. I. GAY, President City Council Attest: A. T. TBIAY. Seal City Clerk. Approved Aug. 2(1, 1910. HOWELL A. DAVIS, 8 5-5t Mayor. NOTICE. To Whom it May Concern: Notice Is hereby Ivhii that four weeks after the date hereof wo will apply, by pe tition to Hon. J.T. WIIIh, Judge of the Cir cuit Court of Putnam County, Florida, for u decree authorizing and legalizing our adop tion male child Donald Thomas Mct'lellan, age 3 years, and feninle child, Lillian Eunice McClellan, age 4 years, both residing In Putnam County, Florida. This the L'2d dny of July. A. I)., WW. AnNA Johnson, 7-2-4w Lillian J. Johnson. Several Cottages For Rent, conven iently located. Apply to John Danforth, Hart Line. Executor's Notice. Notice la hereby given to all creditors, legatees, distributees, and all persons having claims or demands against the estate of Al ptaeusj. Hllbourn, deceased, late of the coun ty of Putnam Florida, to present said claims or demands to the undersigned within two years from this date, otherwise the same shall forever afterwards be barred. Thlslflth day of June, A. D. 1910. K, S CRILL, Kxecutor of the Estate of Alpheus J. Hll bourn, deceased. Gentlemen's Panama and Straw Hats, As well as Soft and Stiff Hats Cleaned, Bleached, and Ke blocked at ray store. Satis faction guaranteed. Prices reasonable. Own Your Home. ) We can sell you a HOME C 1 for what you are paying 1 1 rent. Call in and let us S C tell you ..how. STOP THE RENT LEAK. S H.FilMBfO. Real Estate and j I Insurance, S Opp. Court House, ) Theme 128, C Palatka, Florida. Miss Kate L. Lucas. Notice to Contractors. The Board of Trustees for County Bonds, Putnam County, Fla. will receive seaieu dius ior llie construction of two miles of Hard Surfaced Road, until Fri day, August 26th, 1910, and on that day 4i iv a. m., will publicly open same at their office 722 River street, Palatka, via. eruiica ctiecK lor fiii.VV must ac company all bids. The mad rnntpm. plated lies on the Seville Road south ward, and extends from the limits of the town of Crescent City. Particulars may be had by application to R. F. Ensey, county engineer, Palatka, Fla., and bids may rje rett at the otlice of the Board until the date and time specified. S. WORDEN, Secretary. Notice to Contractors. The Board of Trustees for County oonus, rutnam Uountv. Plorida. will receive scaled bids for the construction of two miles of Hard Sur- raced Koad until Friday, August 26th, 1910, and on that day. at 10 a. m.. will publicly open same at their office No. 722 River street, Palatka, Fla. Certified check for $25 must accompany ail bids. The route of the road contemplated lies from the creek swamp at the public road crossing of Dunn's Creek to the town of Satsuma, Fla. Particulars may be had upon application to R. F. Ensey, county engineer, Palatka, Fla., and bids, may be left at the office of the Board until the date and time specified. S. WORDEN, Secretary. Contractors Take Notice. Palatka, Fla., August 11, 1910. The Board of Trustees for Putnam County Bonds will receive sealed bids for the construction of ten miles of hard surfaced road, from the limits of the City of Palatka, Fla., over the upper Rice Creek bridge, toward Bannervillc, Fla., until Friday, September 2, 1910, and on that day, at 10 a. m.. will publicly open and read same at the office of the Board. 722 River street, Patatka, Fla. Certilicd check for $100.00 must ac company all bids. Prospective bidders will receive all plans and specifications of the work con templated upon application to R. F. En sey, County Engineer, Palatka, fla. Application lor specifications must be accompanied by deposit of $3.00 which sum will be refunded upon return of specifications in good condition. STEWART WORDEN, Secretary. No Matter What you want in the way of Harness, Buggies, Wagons and Farming Imple ments, I have got it. The largest stock from Jacksonville to Tampa. A great variety of goods to select from. Wagons for all, High-grade and medium. Farm ing Implements of the best makes. And all sold with a strict guarantee. All goods are from the best and most reli able houses in the country. Come and look over my stock before you buy, for I am satisfied I can save you some money. I will sell you for less than others no matter what their price is. Anything from a needle to a locomotive. Mail orders filled just the same as if you came yourself, and the price and goods guaranteed or I pay freight both ways. When you come to town, ask for "Edmonson's place," then come up and I will do the rest. Prices right. Goods right. And you will be used right. J. E. EDMONSON, PALATKA, FLA. FOR SALE! Nice residence on north 3rd Street. Close in good large lot City Hall block. Cash or terms. H. M. DR MONTMOMjIN. C. F. Canova, Jacksonville, Florida. CANOVA, DOUGHERTY & PAGE, Architectural & Civil Engineers. Tell Us the Character of Your Land fhS Kind of Crop Yoo Want to Grow and we will fill the order of any grower in Florida with the fertilizer he really needs to meet the crop-producing requirements of his particular soil. The growers ol no other state are favored with sucb an opportunity. Most growers bny from guesswork they Just buy a Fertilizer, that's all. No need of any Florida grower taking chances. We want to know the character ol soil, the kind of crop to be grown. We have built our reputation on being unmistakably able to mix a fertilizer that fertilizes. Thirty years of experience in Florida gives the grower a chance to get a ser vice that can be rendered by no other fertilizer manufacturer. You ought to have that kind of service. FfEE TRUCK with 1-Ton Order for Fertilizer. Send your name and addreu and Ull us the number of acres and crops cultivated. We want YOU to hat a fret copy of the igio edition of our Florida Almanac. E. O. PAINTER FERTILIZER CO. JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA John B. Stetson University LlNWJLN hullli, rn. u, THE BEST SCHOOL g, SEND THEM TO 49 Professors and Instructors 17 University Buildings 28 Acre Campus 581 Students Last Year $250, 000. 0 Endowment 15,0 Volumes in Library $10,000.00 Pipe Organ It Large Laboratories for Science Unsurpassed General Equipment fiMrat dormitories for voaMr mfl tfld ywflf wuuiw. otfittiaa Mid aot uoliriui tMdiinf. For cauiogi or newt, lor inforuatMM, or for room retemriou, tddm JOHN B. STETSON UNIVERSITY. DeLAND. FLORIDA. Notice to Contractors The Board of County Commissioners of Putnam County, Florida, will receive scaled bids for the repair of the protec tion to the Rice Creek Draw Bridge un til Wednesday, September 7th, 1910, and on that day at 11 a. m., will publicly open same at the court house, Palatka, Fla. Details of the work contemplated may De naa upon application to K. P. Ensey, bounty Engineer. Henry Hutchinson. Clerk of the Circuit Court, Administator's Notice to Credi tors and Others. Notice is hereby given to all creditors. distributees, legateecs and all persons having claims or demands against the estate of Martin Griffin, deceased, that they are required and notified to present their claims against the estate to the undersigned, as administrator, within two years from this date, or that the same will be barred. This August 5th, 1910. THOMAS MURRAY, Administrator of the Estate of Martin Griffin, deceased. 8-5-8w 5 or 6 doses "666" will cure anv case of Chills and 1' ever. Price 25c. 4-1 6m PLANK'S CHILL TONIC is guaranteed to cure malaria, chills, fever, colds and lagrippe. Guaranteed to cure a cold in one night; lagrippe in three nights. Your money back if it does not. For sale at all first-class drug stores. a-no-iyr Notice of Aplieatlon for Tax Deed. Notlco 1b hereby iriven tlmt G. Jones. purchaser of Tax Uertiltctito No. 165, dated uiu mn uny oi July, a. i., iwt nns mva huIU certificate In my office, and has made auil- catlon for tax deed to Issue In accordance with law. Maid cei'tlflcateemhraces the fol lowing described property situated in Put nam County, Florida, to-wlt: NKof SeUof Hwi (less 5 a. to Lockett), Section 20, Township 12 s. Range 26 e. 15 acres. The said land being asaensed at the date of the Issuance of such certificate In the name of Maud A. Near. Unless said certificate Bhall be redeemed according to law, Tax Deed will Issue there on on the 10th day of September, A. 1).. 14)10. Witness my official signature aud seal this lltth day of August, HMO. Heal HKNHY H UTOHINHON, Olerk Uircuit Court Putnam County, Flu. By Henry Hutchinson, Jr., 1. C Xotlce of Application for Tax Deed. Notice Is hereby given that V. W. Moody, purchaser of Tax Certiticate No. I2ti, dated the (1th day of July, A. DM 1908, has tiled said certiticate In my office, and has made ap plication for tax deed to issue In accordance with law. Kaid certiticate embraces the fol lowing described property, situated in Put nam County, Florida, to-wit: Part of Lot 4, Bk. J. page 411, Rectton 9, Township 10 s, Range -23 e i acres. The said land being assessed at the date of the Issuance of such certiticate in the name of Kst. Mrs. C. Hhelly. Unless said certiticate shall be redeemed according to law, Tax Deed will issue there on on the 19th day of September, A. D., 1910. Witness inv official signature and seal this 19th day of August, 1910. Heal HENRY HUTCHINHON, Clerk Circuit Court Putnam Count v, Fla. By Henry Hutchinson, Jr., D. 0. J. E. EDMONSON, Cor. Lemon & 7th Sts , is offering some rare bargains iu Dress Goods, Shoes, and Hats. Here are some of them : Fruit of the Loom, 36 I fl inch wide at lw Homespun at 4$c 10 to 20 per cent reduction on all Dress Goods, and 25 to 50 per cent on Ladies' Hats. Como and get some of these bargains they won't last long. Lin. 17, LU u rresident FOR YOUR CHILDREN STETSON : College of Liberal Arts College of Law College of Technology College of Business Preparatory Academy Normal and Model Schools School of Mechanic Arts School of Music School of Fine Arts Careful dniiniitritton and thorttqrli suoervisloo SUDDEN CALL FOR JOHN' A. GRAINGER Venerable Pioneer Passes Away I hursday Morning. John A. Grainger, an old and honored citizen of Putnam county, and for more than lb years a resident of Palatka, died of paralysis while sitting on the front porch of his home, corner of Fourth and Rcid street, a little before noon yester day morning. Mr. Grainger suffered a severe stroke of paralysis some three or four years ago, from which he partially recovered. Later he had a second, less severe stroke. The fatal stroke of Thursday morning was his third. Since his affliction Mr. and Mrs Grain ger have kept a boarding house, and Mr. Grainger was seen daily upon the streets, and at the court house, greeting his friends from the city and country. Thursday morning Mr. Grainger was in about his usual health. He went for walk before breakfast. During the large part of the morning he sat in his arm chair on the front porch, where he greeted many passing friends. No one saw him fall. A colored man passing about a quarter to 12 saw the old man lying on the porch and gave the alarm Dr. Warren was called and pronounced him dead. The funeral will be held this morning at 10 o'clock from the Peniel Baptist church, of which Mr. Grainger had been a member many years. The Peniel Ma sonic Lodge will conduct the service at the grave, and many Masons from this city will participate. John A. Grainger came to Putnam county in 1849 from Fayettcville, N. C, ana settled on a farm in the rcnicl sec tion. At the breaking out of the war between the states he did active work as a home guard and afterwards enlisted ir Capt. H. A. Gray's company of Gen. I J. Dickison's brigade. He participated In all the battles in this section of the state. He is survived by three brothers and two sisters, Alexander and Henry of this city and W llliam of Mcintosh; Mrs. John Motes of Peniel, and Mrs. John Fennel ot Hawthorne. Besides his wife, who was the daugh tcr of the late Rev. J. V. Thomas of Peniel, he leaves one son, J. F. Grainger ot at. Louis, Mo., and three daughters Mrs. P. J. Becks, and Mrs. L. C. Stcph ens of this city, and Mrs. E. S. Aery of Tampa. Mr. Grainger was one of the best known men in the countv. and was uni versally esteemed. He was 4 years of age. Death of Mrs. Geo. W. Hall. Mrs. Lizzie E.. wife of Geo. W. Hall. died at her home in Palatka Heights last Friday evening after an illness of but a short time. The funeral occurred from the home on Saturday afternoon and was largely attended, for Mrs. Hall had spent her whole life in Palatka and Putnam coun ty and had a large circle of friends. Her pastor, Rev. H. Dutill, conducted the service at the house and at the grave in Oak Hill cemetery. Mrs. Hall was the eldest daughter of Justice John E. Marshall. Besides her husband, she leaves a little son about two and a half years of age, her father, two sisters and a brother. Card of Thanks. I desire to publicly express my heart felt thanks to my many friends and neighbors for their assistance and attend ance upon my wife during her illness and subsequent death and to assure them of my sincere appreciation for their kindnesses; they will ever be gratefully remembered. George W. Hall. Hard on the Eyesight. Looking Into the Are. particularly n coal fire. Is very injurious to the eyes. The stimulus of fire and beat united soon destroys the eyes. Looking at molten Iron will soon destroy the sight. Reading In the twilight is Injurious to the eyes, as they are obliged to make great exertion. Heading or sew ing with a side light injures the eyes, as both eyes should be exposed to an equal degree of light. The reason Is the sympathy between the eyes is so great that If the pupil of one eye is dilated by being kept partially in the shade the eye that is exposed cannot contract itself sutiieieutly for protec tion and will ultimately be injured. British Health Hevlew. Bullets and Botany. A correspondent tells the London News ttat being nt railing, lu Nor folk, he asked permissiou of a local marsh owner to walk over his mead ows. "What for?" he wanted to know. "Oh, to do a little botanizing," was the reply. There was a pause while the lundowuer scratched his head. Then, slowly and suspiciously, "Not with a gun?" Don't Get Run Down Weak mid miserable. If you liave Kidney or Ulailili r troulili', Hull Hi ad Pains, lilzl ness. Nervousness, Pains in 1 lit; Hack, and fed tired all over, net a paekae of Mother Uray's AURTKMAN-LKAK. the pleasant herb cure. It newr fails. We have many testimonials from grateful people who have used this wonderful remedy. As n regulator it has no equal. Ask for Mother (iray's A PHTH AI.I AN-LKA K lit (li UKKlsts. or sent by mall for sncentN. Hample fkkk. Adtlress TU Mother Amy Co., Leltoy, N. V. FOR SALF. One engine and boiler, grist mill, all practically new for cash or easy terms. Write or call on S. F. King, Hollistcr, Fla. July yi-.tf FOR RENT House corner 5th Olive, newly papered, painted thoroughly repaired. Apply at and and the house. 7 22-tf 5 or 6 doses "666" will cure any case of Chills and Fever. Price 25c 4-l-6m LOST, or Stolen, flat-bottomed row boat 16 feet long, when lost was painted mottled yellow. Finder notify S. C. Warner, Palatka, and get reward. 8 12-tf FREE HOMESTEADS from 40 to 160 acres land in Ala., Ark., Fla., La., and Miss., Given Away by the United States Government to successful applicants. Send 25c for information and application form. DIXIE HOME CO. Naranja, Fla. 7-22-6t "Had dyspepsia or indigestion for years. o appetite, and what I did eat distressed me terribly. Burdock Blood Bitters cured Sansory, Ohio. me. H. Walker, A HOT TIME FOR THE HEROINES. Grand Courts of Jericho May Enter the Courts of Putnam The Grand Court of the Heroines of Jericho is a body of colored women auxiliary to the Most Worshipful Union Lrranu Lodge of rree and Accepted Ma sons, also colored. An attempt has been made to hold the twenty. eighth annual session of these Heroines in Palatka this week, but it's uoumlul it much has been accomplished since the arrival in Palatka of the del egates, the Grand Court has divided into two camps, and seems to be hopelessly split into wamner tactions and all on account of a man. The Heroines of Jericho have a patron saint one who is supposed to guide them in all matters where a guide is nec essary. This grand Venerable Patron is Kev. Dr. lohn R. Scott, denutv col lector of internal revenue. Rev. Scott held his office as Venerable Patrons of the Heroines by reason of his official position in the Most Awful and Worshipful Grand Union of Free and Undiluted Masons, but It seems that at a recent grand meeting ol the Masons he was deposed. l hat (act it is claimed makes him in eligible to the office of Venerable Pat ron to the Heroines, and there has been a quarrel since the gathering of the Grand Court in Palatka. The followers of the Rev. John R. Scott are meeting in the colored Pvthian Mall, while the regulars arc meeting in the colored Masonic Hall. The Scott faction have the treasury and what mon ey there is of the order in his hands. I he regulars have as their leader the Rev. S. J. Patterson, and this body, which appears to be the more numerous. has placed in the hands of Sheriff Ken nedy a lot of papers to serve on the se cessionists. On one or two occasions the different factions have come near to a clash. The delegates to the meeting are from all parts of the state and are principally women. They couldn't be Heroines and be anything else. They would be heroines in something more than name if they would arise in their might and chuck the men who are leading them into the quarrel. The Proposed Amendment. The Polk County Record, published at Bartow, is one of the strong papers in the state that had decided to oppose the proposed amendment providing for slate- wide prohibition, but the wholesale payment of negro poll taxes by the whis ky men of Jacksonville has given the Harlow editor cold feet. In a recent issue of his paper Kditor Savage says: 1 he editor of this paper is a Demo crat. "He believes in local self government as the corner stone of democracy, and so, is opposed to the amendment to the state constitution. Our opinion on this subject is known to our readers and to the state press, for we have spoken on this subject as on all others without re- sen e. liut we will cheerfully accept the verdict at the polls if it is a clean ver dict EXPRESSING THE WISHES OK THE WHITE PEOPLE OK THE STATE, whether it be for or against the amend ment. ve would be dissatisfied with the verdict even though it agreed with our political views, if it is expressed by a lot of bought up negro votes. VN e believe that a majority of the white men of Florida should govern it. We do not believe that this majority should be supplemented by negro votes. ews comes to us that seems to be reliable, that the whisky men of Jack sonville arc paying the poll taxes of the negroes to vote against the amendment. Kace integrity is more important to the people of Florida than local option. We will not budge a foot in the direc tion of making the negro an arbiter in settling our political differences." INTERLACHEN ITEMS. Three generations of Coburns gather ed at the Lake View on Sunday last to celebrate the forty-third wedding anni versary of Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Coburn with a family feast and a quiet social good time. Mrs. S. G. Coburn and small daughter, Dorothy, remained over until Monday afternoon, before return ing to their Palatka home. The country cottage of Mr. Drennan, on Mannville Koad, was destroyed on Monday night by fire, caused by the overturning or explosion of a lamp while Mr. Drennan was busy at his barn attending to the feeding of his stock. 1 his cottage was an old landmark, hav ing been erected in the early eighties by Isaiah Wilhite, one of the pioneer set tlers of this section, and was occupied by his family for a long term of years. The Sunshine Society held a most en joyable session at the home of Mrs. Jenkins, on Tuesday afternoon, the principal topic ol interest being the plans for establishing a Sunshine Li brary in conjunction with the Reading and Rest Room to be opened in the Brush cottage. Mrs. J. M. Jones entertained the mem bers and friends of the Jenny Wren Club on Wednesday afternoon. Merry games and delicious refreshments were appreciated features of the afternoon. Fred. Robbin, Jr. of New York City, is registered at the Brown House. Mr. Robbin comes here as a home seeker, and has expressed himself as much pleased with Interlachcn, and will proba bly purchase property here in a very short time. The Stiles party returned from their vacation trip to New Smyrna on Wed nesday, reporting that mosquitoes were too numerous at that place for comfort. Mrs. J. P. Porter is convalescing from a brief but painful attack of illness. Miss Erma Baker left on Friday last, to be ready to open the Bostwick school on Monday morning. Rev. J. S. Collier conducted services In the M. E. church both morning and evening last Sunday. Rev. Townsend went to Grove Park to fill his usual ap pointment there, and returned overland on Monday afternoon. The evening service at the Congregational church was omitted. Florahome Store Burglarized. The general store of J. J. Charles at Florahome was entered by burglars last Sunday night and not discovered un til the following morning. A gold watch, a gold bracelet and $25 in money are among the valuables missing. No arrests have been made up to this time. J. D. Ringham left this morning for a months' absence In New York. DARGIN DIES THIS MORNING. Condemned Negro Professes Penitence and is Baptized. Unless some unexpected orders to the contrary come from Gov. Gilchrist this morning, Lawrence Dargan, the negro who brutally murdered his wife near Sisco in July of last year, will pay the penalty for his crime on the gallows be tween 10 and 10:30 o'clock this morn ing. The hanging will be as private as it is possible to make it. I he scaffold was erected in the rear of the iail vard and can be seen from several directions for some distance. The condemned man will be seen by the outside crowd as he mounts the steps, while he is standing for the arm and leg straps to be fastened, the noose adiustcd and the black cap drawn over his head. Then the crowd in the streets will sec him disappear that is all. As the trap is sprung Daririn w ill shoot down a distance of 8 feet into an enclo sure. Here he will be met by Dr. Steen, who will take his pulse and when the heart ceases to beat, officially pronounce him dead. sheriff Kennedy will spring the trap. and in fact personally attend to all de tails of the hanging. As required by law two of his deputies will be present. one of whom will be Mr. P. M. Hagan. The law also requires 12 citizens to he present as witnesses, and Mr. Kennerly will have no difficulty in securing them, as more than double that number have already applied for admission. A min ister of Dargan s selection will also be present and the newspaper men who desire. Sheriff Kennerly would have had the hanging within the jail walls had it been possible, but the room does not afford a sufficient drop. He greatly regrets the fact that the gallows can be seen from the outside. What ceremony of a religious nature is allowed the condemned man will be held within the jail walls before the procession starts for the gallows. On the way to the scaffold Dargan will not be hand cuffed, but on the trap his legs and arms will be strapped just before the drop. Before this is done he will be given an opportunity to say something. Up - to yesterday morning the condemned man had not decided whether he would speak from the scaffold or not. If he docs not the execution will not be long delayed. Last rnday the 1-lu inst., Dargan made public profession of religion, and since that time has seemed to be truly penetcnt. Several colored ministers have called on him and to them all he has thus expressed himself. He devotes much of his time to reading the bible. Rev. Sam J. White, pastor of the Chris tian church, called upon Dargan last week and had a talk with him concern ing spiritual matters. This week Dar gan sent a request for Mr. V hile to visit him again, which he did. To the News Mr. White said that the condemned man seemed truly sorry for his sins, and had said that he would die with the name of Jesus on his lips. Yesterday at noon Dargan was baptized by immersion in the pool in rear of the jail yard. A large number of people arc in from all parts of the county this morning to witness the hanging. The Orpheum Theater. The attendance at the Orpheum open air theater this week has been good and the program both as to pictures and vau deville attractions ditto. The latter have been Evelyn Norton, the singing and dancing soubrcttc and John K. Green the character sketch artist, who has an excellent voice in song and whose talk provokes much ap plause, f. Tonight will again be amaliur night with the promise of a good program. Coupons are given with each admis sion and one of these coupons will win a very pretty tea set on Saturday night. The set is on exhibition in J. H. Haugh ton's window. Last night and for the balance of the week Green and Green (John K. and his wife) will appear in a fine comedy sketch entitled "A Visit from Cousin Willie." The Green's will please as big a crowd as can be accommodated. They con stitute one of the best attractions ot the season. Next week there will be an entire change of program and some specially attractive features are promised. Tribute to Rob't W. Davis. The editor of the Pasco County Pro gress pays the following tribute to Hon. Rob't W. Davis: "The co-partnership hitherto existing between Hons. M. B. McFarlane and Rob't W. Davis has been dissolved. Col. Davis has secured suite 514-16 in the Curry building at Tampa where are now his law offices. Having been intimately associated with Col. Davis from our boy hood days, now more than fifty years, it is always a l l.-asurc to pay tribute to his sterling wbrth, his loyalty to his friends and his exalted sense of truth and hon esty. Even in the beginning of his career, as a lawyer, he became conspic uous for his ability both as a lawyer and as an advocate, he has been distinguish ed alike jor his splendid and forceful eloquence in the forum and upon the hustings. He is in truth a man of simple manners and in whom charity and the warmest feelings of human nature are blended in the highest degree, with firmness of purpose and unrelaxed sin cerity of principle. His unbending hon esty and straightforward course have al ways endeared him to all and enabled him to enjoy the confidence and resped of his fellowmcn. He has always had close friends even among those who differ from him, who esteem him for his worth, gentleness and fidelity. "He will be pleased to serve those who rcauire his services as a lawyer. and as a lawyer he stands in the front ranks, whose clients may be assured of faithful and valuable services." Ladies' Suit Club. Mr. Earnest of the Earnest Co., siys so many of the ladies have been after him to get up a suit club tor tnem mat he has decided to put one on, provided he can secure fifty members. This will have to be done al once, In order for the ladies to get their suits for winter wear, and if those interested will see their friends and go in and registef, the required number can soon be secured .Sil members at tl.ttO per week for 25 weeks, the winning one dropping out , each week. Ask your husband how it is done. ' The company wants to (tart the club next week.