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THl NEWS and Advertiser. NEW SERIES VOfc. XXI) NO. 12. PALATKA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 1914. $1.00 Per Year. U u Q J ie Fearnside Clothing mpany beg to an rtince their Spring and immer opening of en's and Young Men's lothing 3, n d Haber isheiy and in connec on beg to state that if selections for the iming season surpass Jose ef any former bars. We appreciate ie patronage of our lends and in announc ig our Spring and Sum t lner opening, our motto f the past in giving ply the newest and est will be strictly ad 'ered to. ' Lemon and Third Sts. is Piiir HUH Seven-Column Quarto Optimus Printing Press which is being erect- cd in The Palatka News office this week. The press is one of the best Book and Catalogue presses on the market Mcntges Newspaper and Periodical Folder with Trimmer and Past 's er is also being installed. ' See Mexico For 10c. The Exposition Car "Seeing Mexi co," will exhibit in Palatka, Monday Tuesday and Wednesday, March 23, 24 and 25th, on A. C. L. sidetrack. This exhibit Car is filled with prod ucts of Old Mexico, agricultural, in dustrial and mineral, also ancient Az tec idols and exhibits from the Na tional Museum in Maxico City. Ad mission (to help defray expenses) 10c. School classes (with t?achers) Be. Open from 9 o'clock each morning to 10 at night. It is entertaining to ladies and educational for school chil dren. IT THE LOSSES AST) lISSAFOtXI MI.T! IS tVSISlSSAKEDVE 10 t caeu..:s siri.R- VISOSUh LXPEXSH I1I.IT MtAKS IUI-MATELT-I All.lkE. KELP A C.'fci IIAU.H OS El'E-RY T.HASIH wzxpifisr.iN rut x At f AIRS. VVi'S.'W.S OR DOUESTi.'. ISO St AH 1 A Utf-.r.'.M AC.CHUKT HIKE YOU tht.s kn'jif tx.ii.r ir what rov srr.itD m Let The News attend to your Engraving and Lithographing. j mil if run At the nnnwil lix-ntinir of tin- Ktcx'kluiMors nml n rKiilnr meeting of the Boiuci or niici-tiii s ol Uils Hank liHct .liiiiiiiii-.v 1:1th, tl'll.u Resolution was duly adopted thnl tliiK Kiuik sluil m-.-.-pt the terms nml provisions ( the federal Ito servo Aet, up pro veil on the lnl dav of Deeelnber, Wl!l, mid litis authorized, em powered mid dlieeied the Cashier to notify the Homtv Hank Oiuniilziulon Com mittee of the neieplanee hv this Hani, of the lerm.' uul provisions of the federal Unserve Aet. and of the lutein on of the Hoard to -.uhscrilw, on IiehnU of tills Bnnk, to the enplial smelt ol the federal Reserve Hank to lie organized In the district in whleh this Haul; vl I tn oeaied, after the ueoijniphU'al limits to lie served liy sueli federal Reserve Hank have beon Hied by the Ortsanlziitlon Committee. GEO. E. WELCH, President H. FINLEY TUCKER INSURANCE FORD BUILDING Finley I ucker A Bro. If you. deal in values -you'll ap preciate the l ord. It's simplicity its economy and its depend ability give it a value that cannot be measured by its price. The Ford is the one car that has "made good" in world-wide service. Five hundre l and forty-seven dollars is the price of the Ford runabout ; the touring car is five hundred and ninety-seven ; the town car even hundred and ninety-seven f.o.b. Palatka, complete with equipment. Get catalogue and particulars from THE FORD SALES CO.. Palatka, Fla. WALTER W. TILGHMAN. Manager " High School Examinations. The spring term opens at Stetson on the 25th of March. During the spring term special reviews will bo given not only on all branches re quired for county certificates, but an opportunity will be given those teachers who wish to prepare for the upecial high school examinations. Supt. Sheats has agreed to hold thosi special examinations in DeLand, be ginning May 27, the day following Commencement. Any teacher in th'.' State wishing to take these special examinations can do so at this time. If your school is out some weeks be fore this date, come on to Stetson and put the time in in reviewing. For any special information write to John a. stetaft diversity, ueuana, nor ida. Card of Thanks. The sons and daughter of the late Mr. W. S. Browning of East Palatka, whose death occurred last week, de sire to thank those neighbors and friends who ministered by so many kindnesses to their bereavement, and especially for the flowers, music, etc., at the funeral. At The Baptist Church. Dr. Kerr Boyca Tupper formerly pastor of one - of the most popular churches of Philadelphia and one of America's greatest preachers, will fill the pulpit both morning and evening, next Sunday. Dr. Tupper is a publicist and lec turer of international reputation and all who miss hearing him Sunday will miss the religious opportunity of Pa latka. All are cordially invited to these very important services. Come and bring your friends for a rare treat awaits you. P. QUINTIUS CASON, Pastor. Nothing Lacking. Manager-Your piny seems to Inch the hnmiiii touch. Playwright You ;ire mistaken, sir. My hero borrows money from his friends In almost ?very net-Boston Transcript A. S. WILLARD, Cashier L. K TUCKER, Jr REAL ESTATE PHONE 128 y. , REV. OR. TOPPER TO PREACH fl PALATKA. Next Sunday-Ons of Ameri ca's Most Eloquent Divines Rev. Dr. Kerr Boyce Tupper, with sut t'ouut one of the very foremost it American pulpit and plutform ora tors, and for many years pastor of a great Baptist church in Philadel phia, will occupy the pulpit of the i-Mrst Baptist church in this city next Sunday morning and evening. Dr. Tupper has been spending the winter in Florida this year anO has delivered a number of lectures in va rious parts of the State, having in all cases been greeted by great au diences. He delivered a course of lec tures early in the year at Stetson University, DeLand, and during the past week has closed an engagement at Rollins College, Winter Park. As a lecturer ho is in constant de mand in all parts of the country, but it is as pulpit orator that his power is greatest. During the more than thirty years that he has been in the ministry Dr. Tuper has filled some of the leading pulpits of his denomination in this country, and pastorates are awaiting, him in many of the larger cities in case he wili accept. For 18 years he was pas tor of the leading Baptist church ir. Philadelphia. He will spend a few days with Mrs. Tupper at the Putnam House, and at the request of Rev. Mr. Cason of the Baptist church has consented to preach twice next bunnay nere. A rare treat is in store for the Chris tian people of Palatka. Fisherman To Organize. Over at Welaka in this count where the business of the place it largely dependent upon the fishing in dustry, there has been born an ide; which means much to the fishing in dustry. in Florida, an industry which is credited with an annual output from the State of between eleven and twelve millions of dollars. This idea is the formation of a State Fisher man's Protective Association. The purpose of the association is to organize the fishermen of the state into a body and then move for a uni form State fishing law patterned on the idea of the game law; something that will conserve thj fish supply and make it permanent; make a uniform close;'., or spawning soason, in ali parts of the State. It is the idea of the Welaka fisher men, where the scheme was born, to organize all continuities of fisherme'i in the State into local associations for mutual benefit and protection, and for the enf 01 cement of the proposed uni form law. A committee has been ap pointed at Welaka to secure the fish ing laws from the various states, and from these to draft a law applicable to Florida, for which they will ask the legislatures consideration. The News believes the Welaka fishermen are moving in the right di rection for a permanent success of their business. At the present time in Florida the fishing laws are county affairs and no two are alike. The fishermen of each county work under separate regulations. Ths county rather than the State is the authori y to be consulted each county for itself and the devil take the hind most. Dr. D. C. Main is the president of the Welaka movement and W. J. ouer walt the secretary and treasurer. Welaka Board of Trade Celebrates. The Welaka board of trade held a grand rally last Friday night it: the town park. The evening was cool, but convenient bonfires about the park made the atmosphere more agreeable. Torch lights lit up the scene . Ladies and gentlemen of the place to the number of several hundred were present, besides many from Po mona, Palatka, and other 1jW"s. The committee in charge sciT3! lirfi chow, tier, pickles, bread, coffee, etc., and the feast was enjoyed. Addresses were made by County Commissioner Alvers, Hon. William S. Middleton of Pomona, Hon. Henry S. McKenzie of Palatka and Secretary Folsom of the Palatka board of trade, who conveyed the best wishes of that body. There were undoubtedly other orators present but the News has not been furnished with their names. But it was a corking good time for all and Welaka did itself proud, so say all the visitors who were present. Welaka is one of the beauty spots in Putnam county in Florida. Its location on a high bank of the St. Johns river, with a broad sweep oi river in front and a fertile country back, with its great live oak trees through the streets of the prety vil lage,, a good hotel, valuable springs of mineral water, and which have me dicinal properties of great value, this place is bound to go forward. AU that was needed was organization on the part of the progressive men of the palce to start the forward move ment. This has been supplied by the board of trade. Good luck to pretty Welaka. It's about as near like heav en as the mind of those who are of the earth, earthy, can conceive. Mr. Perry Accepts With Thanks. Editor Palatka News: Will you please allow me space in your valuable paper to say t) the Dem ocratic voters of District No. 5, who have announced me for re-election as County Commissioner, subject to the Democratic primaries, that I accept the announcement and thank the gen tlemen for the confidence which they have manifested in me. I have tried to serve all the people of Putnam countv and especially those of District No. 5, to the best of my ability. I admit I have made mistakes and if re-elected I will in all probabilities make some more, but my desire is to do right. I promise if elected to give you my very best service. I thank all the voters of the District for their past favors and earnestly solicit your support in the future. With best wishes to all, 1 mil, yours to serve, E. B. PERRY. Hawthorn, March 17th. A carload of Curnpy Refrigerator.-, -rrivod last week for Yelvertons' Bi Furniture Store and are now on dis play. This is without doubt the lar gest display of Refrigerators ever shown in Palatka. um TOPICS WILL BE DISCUSSED By Experts at a Meeting (o be Held in this City April 6th. the Palatka Board of Trade wants the farmers of the county with their wives and families to come to Pa latka on Monday, April 6th, when it s proposed to hold a meeting to dis cuss farm matters and arrive at a better understanding concerning local conditions. The purpose of the board is to have several prominent experts pres ent to discuss agricultural matters, and with the view of a better co operation between the city and coun ty and for their mutual ad vantage. It is also the purpose tr, discuss the matter of a permanent county fair association and see if some plan can not be hit upon to shove Putnam county to the front .na to a place in agricultural stand ng such as its soil and other advant ages entitle it. the board of trade of this city is working on the theory that whatever tends to build up the country dis tricts will build up Palatka and it de sires to foster a spirit of co-operation. The men who are to address the meeting are among the country's most eminent experts in agricultural matters. The farmers attending will also be invited to give expression to their views concerning the work anJ .o m-ike suggestions. The board of county commissioners who will be in session that day are also to be in cited to participate in the meeting. "Chick" Acosta. Comes to Town. Hon. St. Elmo W. Acosta rode int town on Wednesday in his Overland touring car with the back end loaded ivith literature calculated to boom his candidacy for Congress. "Chick" was at the guide wheel with his sassy smile and cheerful greetings. He is Dut on a trip through the Fourth dis trict and is letting no guilty man es cape his clutches, and he doesn't aim to stop until he has done every town from l'lummer and Inglehome to Key West and Mule Key and back. "So far I have met with the most stratifying encouragement," said Mr. Acosta to the News. "At St. Augus cine everything is for me but Mac VViliiams, and I think he must be aiming to come out himself. In Jacksonville I will get 80 per cent of the vote, and when you consider the city and its allurements for other would-be congressmen, that is some vote. There are a few other outly ing precincts in the district not yet heard from nnd which I have not vis ited, but you can just tell 'em I'm a coming and when 1 get a good hean to heart talk with them, showing them my platform and all the good things aim to accomplish, why, you can just bet your sox they'll be wid me too. I am in this race to win." Mr. Acosta is a business man of prominence in Jacksonville and has a wide acquaintance with business men in all parts of the state. His success .is a legislator has given him a new view of himself and his possibilities as a statesman and now he is going in for plain politics. He will go from this city to Crescent City and along down the interior and back througli the Eeverglades and tlie east coast. In Honor of Miss Bass. Miss Maude Kennedy and her sis ter, Mis. Ridley Wilkinson of Jack sonville, entertained most delightful ly on Tuesday, St. Patrick's day, in honor of Mis's Dorothy Bass, whose marriage to Mr. James. Spencer has been announced for next month. The rooms were beautifully deco rated with orange bloom and Chero kee roses, and auction bridge was the game of the afternoon, and tin. top score was score prize, a book on Irish Wit, was wort by Mrs. Geo. E. Gay. The honor guest was present ed with a green sunbonnet work bag. A delicious salad course was served. Miss Bass wore a ver y pretty gown of black charmeuse veiled in embroidered chiffon. Miss Kennerly was charming in a gown of pink and white crepe, and Mrs. Wilkinson wore an exquisite creation of blue crepe meteor. Among the guests were: Misses Dorothy Bass, Grizella Merrill, Mar garet Willard, Katie Barstow, Irene llaile, Eliene Merryday, Edith Kup perbusch, Rosalu Coxe, Irene Gard ner, Alice Hutchinson, Florence Spain and Mesdames Fred Merrill, Warner Hamm, Alston Hailc, J. H. Millican, Hickman Collins, H. M. Fearnside, William Hovt, William Kirby, John Randolph, David Coughlin, M. M. Vickers, George Gay, Walter Tilgh man, Julian Calhoun, Mrs. C. H. Keimerl.t, Mrs. Charles Cooper, ;of Jacksonville; Miss Leslie Wilkie, of Jacksonville; Miss Grace Hall, Bridgeport, Conn.; Miss Mary Schnltz, Pittsburg; Miss Mary Hil liard, Miss Charlotte Haughton, Jacksonville; Mrs. J. A. Krouse, At lanta; Mrs. R. L. Gibson, Anastasia, ('hi.; Mrs. Ralph Burton, Washing ton, D. C. Missionary Program. The Woman's Missionary Union of the St. John's River Association will convene at Harlem, in Providence church, on March 28th, the hour for meeting to be arranged by the dele sates, choosing the hour most con venient for all to be present. It is ?arnestiy desired that every Mission ary Society in this association be represented at this meeting. The following program has been prepared, 5nd will be conducted by Mrs. A. D. Darby of Green Cove Springs: Song Onward i hnstian boldierf. Silent Prayer Closing with the Lord's Prayer in concert. Song I Need Thee Every Hour. Script are Reading Luke 10:1-17. Praver. Talk Why the W. M. S? Mrs. Jas. Minton. Paper "Enlistment" Mrs. A. D. Darby. Talk Our State Apportionment, Mrs. P. Q. Cason. Paper "Is Christianity True? If true, what nre our oMie.tions to the heathen ?"Mrs. G. R. Bisby. Period for Organizing a W. M. S. Thank Offering. Closing Song "Blest be the Tie That Kinds." No Substitutes RETURN to. the grocer all sub stitutes sent you for Royal Bak- ing Powder. There is no sub stitute for ROYAL. Royal is a pure, cream of tartar baking powder, and healthful. Powders offered as sub stitutes are made from alum. HUNDREDS WILL attend mmm Of State Horticultural Society In Palatka Next Month. Owing to the fact that the Confed erate Reunion will be held in Jackson ville on the dates set for the meetin ? of the Florida State Horticultural Sociey in Palatka, it has been decided by the executive committee to ad vance the date of the Horticultural Society one week. Therefore the Society will meet in this city on Tuesday, April 28th and continue through Wednesday, Thurs day and the forenoon of Friday fol lowing. This great convention will bring to Palatka fully GOO members to be our guests for three days. Eminent mc in horticultural matters wiil be pre sent to address the meetings, which are to be held in the Howell theater. The board of trade entertainment committee is busy preparing plans for the entertainment of the visitors, and among the many things to be of fered will probably be an excursion on the river. The Society will how ever be so busy with the business o" the session, that but little time will be given to outside pleasures. It had been planned to have an excursion to Crescent City; in fact this is one of the pleasures promised at the time the convention was solicited for Pa latka, but this plan will probablly be abandoned because of the time it would take from the legitimate work of the convention. Prof. P. H. Rolfs, head of Florida's experiment station, who is one of the directors of the Horticultural Society, is not favora ble to the Crescent City trip. And then it is said that no boat can be se cured which could carry the crowd and that if secured it could not pa?: through Dunn's creek draw bridge. This great convention is going to test Palatka's capacity for entertain ment, but the committee feells certain that the visitors will be given such attention and provided with such com forts of home in our big hotels that they will all carry away with then; fond recollections of their visit. The Florida State Horticultural So ciety is the outgrowth of a meetin: of orange growers of the State held i: Palatka 2S years ago this spring The Horticultural Society was organ ized the following year and the Pa latka meeting will be it; 7 Lh ::r .'.:.) session. The society has upwards ol 1000 members, among whom are tin principle citrus growers of the state. May Announce for Legislature. Friends of H. M. Fearnside living in various parts of the county, as well as others in the city, have been urg ing him to announce for the Houso of Representatives. Asked as to hi., purpose Mr. Fearnside stated that he had received a number of requests from friends and all urging him to announce, but that he had up to th. present time been unable to make ui his mind. Mr. Fearnside is one of the most popular of the young business men of Palatka, and is the Exalted Rulei f tha Rilntki F.lk-s. JIfi is a mem ber of the board of trade and has al ways been an earnest supporter ol advancement of Talatka and Putnan. county. Should he enter the race iv. would undoubteciiy prove a strong candidate. Seme Excellent Kalbfield Attractions. At the Grand theater next wecj Manager Kalbfield will provide some excellent attractions for his patrons. The first of these will be James K Hackett in "The Prisoner of Zenda," a dramatic masterpiece of romanc and adventure in a photo-play of four acts, this is one ot the celebrated picture plays presented by Dame Frohman. and all who know, of for mer pictures shown through thi channel are sure there will be no disappointment in "The Prisoner of Zenda," especially with the lead ing role in the hands ot such an eminent actor as James K. Hackett. Special interest will center in Mr Hackett at this time from the reao-i that within the last two weeks he has fallen heir to a fortune of two million dollars. This will be shown on the niirht of Monday, the 2:ird. On Wednesday night the 2.rth an other famous picture under the rro hman auspices, with Cecelia Loftus in the popular novel and famous play, A Lady ot Uuality," win De seen. These are both great pictures, espe piallv p-reat in that thev are present ed bv an actor ana actress oi sucn iminpiicp in the profession. And Palatka is the only city of its class that has ever advertised these plays as the popular .prices of 15 cents. Kalbfield has to have a crowd in order to come out even on his in vestments. But he will have the crowd, all right. A beautiful line of floor coverings of all kinds are now on display at Yelvertons big furniture store. Ratrs. Crex, Matting, Wool-Fibre, Taps, Velvets and Wilton Art Squares in a large variety of patterns. Also a large shipment of Linoleums has just arrived. Babiet Boms. Blood (Iowa through bone of xorr youiia children almost as freely at Uiruiitfb tae vcius. PALATKA NEWS' INSTALLS hODEftU PRESS AND rULDER Of Babcock and Mentges Pattern-Work of Setting up Begins To-day. In order to care for its growing business properly the publishers of Tne PalatKa .News some weeks ago purchased a high-class Babcock print ing press of the seven-column quar to, Optimus pattern, together with a Mentges newspaper and periodical i'okler, with trimmer and paster. This new machine arrived in a car over the A. C. L. on Wednesday and Mr. J. H. Schroeter of Atlanta, through whom the purchases were made, is in the city today to super intend the setting up of both tha press and the folder. The Babcock Optimus will print four pages of the News at the rata of 2,000 per hour, but the press was not purchased for its speed qualities, but rather for the quality of worK for which it stands without an equal today in this cbuntry. The press is specially designed for book and cata logue work, and is the standard in the larger offices of the country for hue work, lhe press will print a sheet size 36 x 48. From the press the papers are passed to the folder, and from which they come out perfectly folded and pasted at the center fold. Beginning wuth next week the News will appear in its new form of a seven-column paper of eight pages, which will he increased as tne busi ness demands. The business of the Palatka News lias shown a steady increase from its foundation moie than 12 years ago, out during the past two years the growth has been phenominal. With the installation of the 'Linotype a year and a half ago and the constant demand lor high class dook ana jot) printing since made upon them, the proprietors of the News were simply compelled to make this heavy invest ment In a new and high-grade press. With it they will be enabled to com- oete with the best ollices in the coun try for fancy book and catalogue printing. Patrons ol the ollice as well as all friends of the paper in the county are cordially invited, when in the city, to visit the News olhce and see tha new press at work. P. J. Bicks' Report. Among the pleasant visitors to Dixie's office last week was P. J. Becks, a prominent real estate dealer and leading Democrat of Palatka. Mr. Becks savs that Putnam county wa3 safe for big' majorities for both J. N. C. Stockton and Claude L hmgle and that Dixie's recent exposure had re sulted in splendid work in the regis tration of Democrats. He predicted a big vote in Putnam county which, he says, is a lilvely, Progressive coun ty. He says the sentiment against Senator Fletcher is due to his Lori-mer-Bailey records, which is most dis pleasing to the anti-corporation Dem ocrats. Dixie. FETE DURING REUNION, SCHOOL CHILDREN'S MAY DAY ! Event to Take Place in Three Cityf Parks on Same Day of Vet erans' Reunion. Jacksonville. Arrangements will be made shortly for an exceedingly at tractive feature on the program of en tertainments to be given during the reunion of Confederate Veterans and Sons of Veterans, to be held In this city May C, 7 and 8. Th.s special feature will take tha form of May Day exercises in several of -the public parks of the city. It is proposed to have the May Day exer cises take place in three different parks on the same afternoon on one of the days of the reunion . The idea was suggested to the enter-t taintnent committee, of which Max Morgenthau is chairman, by J. L. Chancellor, amember ot the commit tee, and was adopted. The commit tee' decided to offer handsome prizes; ladv selected as May Queen for each of the celebrations, tha presentation of the prizes to take place in each of the parks during the after noon of the exercises. Six valuable scholarships, one of which is a full scholarship at Vassar eniioiTA and valued at $500 per annum. are open for competitive appointment In Florida. These scholarships are known as the United Daughters of Confederacy scholarships, ana nave iimt linen announced by the state pres ident for the next scholastic year, the subjoined rules being also announcea. The state president specially requests that all state papers copy the an nouncement so that there may be cora irfj n from practically every section of Florida. Th Poeti. . "Pnots are born nnd not made." But they atu t bora tngued." opined a rural philosopher. "Their fatter otuiswiittMitly Uafter go ahead and ed-du-ate Vm, jest as If they was going to be good for sonietti!ug."-LoulsvUl Courier-Journal.