FRIDAY, APRIL 17, 1914.
THE PALATKA NEWS PALATKA, La.
Mr. and Mrs. John Vail who have
been guests at All-View cottage,
have: returned to their home in New
- Mr. and Mrs. John Woolsey have
closed their pretty home and have
returned to their summer home at
Pleasantville, N. Y., to the regret of
every one. They will return early
in the fall.
Miss Gladys Wheeler who has
spent some weeks here has returned
to her home on Long Island, N. Y.
Horace Prior of Jacksonville is
spending a few days hefe.
W. L. Diggett of Sea Breeze, Fla ,
came over to attend the funeral of
his father-in-law, J. F. Gable.
The funeral services of J. F. Ga
ble, who died April 9th, were held at
his late residence April 11th. He
was buried at Como-Pomona ceme
tery. Rev. R. C. Drisko of Pomona
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Jenkins spent
Easter in Palatka, the guests of their
children, Dr. and Mrs. Jenkins.
(Another correspondent sends The
News the following regarding the
death of Mr. Jacob Fordney Gable,
one of the old settlers of that place.
The community was saddened
again on Thursday, the 9th inst., by
the death of Mr. Jacob Fordney Ga
ble, a respected resident of many
years, who passed away at 8:30 p.m.
on that day of heart disease. The
funeral was held at his late home on
Lancaster avenue at 2 p. m. Satur
day. The services were in charge cf
Rev. R. C. Drisko of Pomona, who
delivered an able sermon from the
23rd Psalm. A solo was finely sung
by Mrs. J. D. Mitchell, entitled, "Oh
to be There," by Gilbert. The com
mitment service at the grave closed
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ciety women in New York and the
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Very stylish and attractive.
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ing Spearmint Chewing Gum and de
sire to place a big box of this fine,
healthful gum into every home. It
sweetens the breath whitens the
teeth and aids digestion. It is re
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one sending us but 50c and 5 stamps
. to cover shipping costs we will ship
a big box of 20 regular 5c packages
of tiie Spearmint Gum and include
"Tango" necklace and "Evelyn
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This offer is for a short time only.
"Not more than 2 orders to one party.
Dealers not allowed to accept this.
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enclosed by a new fence. Six acres in
Bearing Orange Trees,
. Grapefruit and
Remaining twenty acres in truck farm, all
irrigated. RESIDENCE containing nine
rooma-and bath. BARN, STABLES, etc.
One horse, wagon, two buggies, harness
and farming implements. Considerable
fruit Mill on the grove.
TERMS: $3,000 down and $2,500 in
five years. 8 per cent. First mortgage
lein on property.
REAL ESTATE PALATKA. FLA
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Land Surveying, Timber Estimating,
Soil Examination done promptly
and Accurate Reports made.
Terms $5.00 Per Day with all Actual Expenses
A: D. CURRY Palatka, Fla.
the service. The grave was covered
with beautiful floral pieces from lov
ing friends. The interment was in
Pomona-Como cemetery. Jacob Ford
ney Gable was a member of Lancas
ter Assembly No. 27 A. 0. M. P. He
was born in Lancaster, Pa., Feb. 27,
1838, and at the time of his death
was 76 years, 1 month and 13 days
of age. He was a member of the
Trinity Lutheran church of Lancas
ter, Pa., having always kept his mem
bership there. In November 1887,
the family moved to Lake Como,
Fla., where they have since resided.
He was a seargent of Co. E., 197th
Reg. Penn. Infty, and served faith
fully through several enlistments in
the civil war. He was a kind and
loving father and husband, and
leaves to mourn his loss a sorrowing
wife, two daughters, Mrs. W. L. Dig
gett of Daytona, Fla., and Mrs.
Emma Sullivan, and two sons, W. F.
and A. E. Gable, tc whom the sym
pathy of the community is extended.
The funeral was directed by Underta
ker A. B. Torrey of Crescent City,
and the pall bearers were Wm. S.
Prior, H. C. Gates, Horace Prior, G.
W. Davidson and James Miller.
Recent rains were very beneficial
to the growing crops. Corn, beans,
peas, melons, etc., are growing rapid
ly. G. L. Tucker will soon be selling
stringbeans and A. J. Padgett is al
ready eating new potatoes.
The ice cream social given by the
V. I. A. Thursday evening was well
attended and thoroughly enjoyed.
The ladies of the V. I. A. will con
tinue to have suppers or entertain
ments every two weeks.
Mrs. G. T. Cauthen has had her
store remodeled. She has in a nice
line of dry goods and notions and is
doing a splendid business.
B. F. Green was in town last week
visiting his mother. He was on his
way to North Carolina, where he will
spend the greater part of the summer.
Dr. E. W. Warren of Palatka was
here last week.
, 'Miss Maude Weeks has returned
home after a few weeks' visit with
friends and relatives in Green Cove
The club house is enlivened by a
jolly crowd from Atlanta this week.
Among the visitors of last week
were the Misses Tilden and Martin of
Mrs. A. M. Padgett and children,
Ruth and Hugh, spent last Saturday
in Lake City.
Mr. and Mrs. Haskell have return
ed to their home in Okechobee aftr
a pleasant visit with Mrs. Haskell's
father, R. L. Brantley.
Miss Eva Scott of Grove Park was
in town last week visiting friends and
looking after her Grandin property.
BOSTWICK ITEMS .
The rain we have been so much in
need of has come at last, to the great
satisfaction of the farmers.
Sunday school was held at the Bap
tist church last Sunday afternoon.
Prof. J. N. Overhultz was a visitor
to Palatka last Tuesday.
John Roberts visited Green Cove
Springs last Monday on business.
P. W. Glisson of Palatka was visi
ting friends and relatives here last
r nuay and Saturday.
The cow-hunters are in evidence
Alfred Sykes of Green Cove
Springs was visiting his mother, Mrs.
W. M. Sykes, last Sunday afternoon.
' Mrs. Thos. Skipper made a pleas
ant visit to Mrs. W. M. Sykes last
Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Hancock, jr.,
and Miss Clara Wiliams of Palatka
were visiting friends and relatives
here last Sunday.
W. S. Driggers, who has been away
some time, was visiting his family
here last Sunday.
Mrs. Callie Driggers was a pleas
ant visitor to our school last Friday.
We want her to come often and keep
watch of our progress.
Mrs. B. B. Highsmith and bfv,
Edith, are visiting relatives at Na
NOTICE TO CANDIDATES FOR
You will please be present at a
meeting to be held at Ten O'clock A.
M. April 20th, 1914, at the Court
House in the City of Palatka, for the
purpose of arranging a speaking itin
ery during the month of May for the
convenience of all candidates. The
Executive Committee desires to set
such dates as will be most convenient
to the majority of all the candidates.
JULIAN C. CALHOUN
Chairman Putnam County Democratic
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Write or enquire, C. H. ECCLES,
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Leghorn, D. W. Young strain, eggs
for hatching $1.25 per setting of 15.
$6.00 per hundred. Bonnie Brae
Poultry Farm, Interlachen, Fla. 2m.
WANTED Student nurses at the
Marion County Hospital, apply in per
son or by correspondence to Miss
Mary C. Marshall, Supt, Ocala, Fla.
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Mrs. E. H. Byron and little - Do
ra spent Easter with friends in New
Smyrna where they had a most en
S. E. Peck made a business trip to
Palatka Monday, and L. E. Eigel re
turned to Palatka after spending
Sunday at home.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Edmonds and
Miss Winans left for Crescent City
Monday after a ten cays visit among
friends here. All enjoyed their stay
and regret that it could not have
been longer. Miss Winans mads
many friends while here, and we Hope
to see her again next winter.
Quite a number of our ladies did
Easter shopping in Palatka last week,
and in consequence there was a fine
showing of new bonnets Sunday
Miss Ethel Tucker has been indis
posed for several days with a case of
chicken-pox which nas been quite
prevelent in this vicinity. .
Miss Lillian Winans gave a de
lightful entertainment in the hall last
Wednesday evening, assisted by local
talent which was greatly enjoyed by
the audience. Miss Wmans whose
home is in Arlington, N. J., is an ar
tist of exceptional ability, and those
who availed themselves of the pleas
ure of hearing her considered it a
treat not soon to be forgotten. Af
ter the program ice cream and cake
were on sale after which a social hour
Easter did not dawn fair and bright
as should be its custom, but despite
the rain and clouds, the church ser
vices were well attended both morn--ing
and evening. The church was
beautifully decorated With a, profu
sion of palms and flowers. The ser
vice at night was sung by 'the choir,
assisted by the you.iger C. E. mem
bers, and the story of Easter was
charmingly read by Miss Winans.
The ladies of the V. I. A. are pre
paring for a May day entertainment
lo 'Dene a on tne evening oi may iw.
There will be the winding of the May
! pole by the little folks, a short come-
Idy, music, and other good thjngs. We
jhooe our friends in adjoining towns
1 will keep the date in mind and come
I C. H. Worcester has been quite ill
! again 'out we are pleased to note that
he is recovering.
Miss Margeret Bradt spent a few
to be held on the evening ot May l3t.
days in Green Cove bpnngs last
week, returning to continue her visit
with Miss Grace Cook.
Clayton Knapp has gone to his
home in Danbury, Conn., after spend
ing the winter here.
H. A. Irish and W. J. McCormacIc
went to Palatka with W. S. Middle
Many were disappointed Easter
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Sunday as the weather was , rainy and
! played to advantage.
uie new uuiineuj cuuiu nui. ue uis-
But the f ar-
mers were pleased to receive the rain.
The nrrmnpets are e-nod for a finp
on of corn cotton foUtoes velvet
op oi corn, cotton, potatoes, velvet
i - j A ,
oeuns, oura anu wmaiuea, wnicu are
thp nrinHnlft mm beinv raised in
i Dave Thomas of Pleasant Valley is
'-farminc nn thp Jamprson farm this
year B jfor a long term of yeais until his ar- Whereas, the government at one
Rev. B. A. Betha of Interlachen will ival recently. time operated a fish hatching boat,
preach at the Methodist church next We. .and Mrs. "Ed. Walker are re- the Fish Hawk, in the St, Johns wv-
Sunday morning and night Iceiving congratulations on the birth er, the captain of which made nead-
Dr. W. W. Heaton returned to his of a son, who arrived last Friday, quarters for a time at Welaka, where
Pennslyvania home last Saturday. Mrs. Walker has made her home with found water conditions, owing to
Eugene Stokes of the Florida Na- iher parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. De- th? "ow from the Ocklawaha, better
tional Bank, Jacksonville, was an vrsi- Tilla -for several months, and her sulted to developing spawn than else
tor in town last Sunday. Iriends will be pleased to know that wnfre in the riyer, and
A Mr. Bull of Chicago was here both mother and child are doing finelv ' . Whereas, Welaka is taking active
last week looking over real estate i Miss Ella Osteon who has lived interest in the question of consery
with the view of locating. with her grandmother, Mrs. Jenkins, ng the fish supply by having a um
Miss Catharine Prough will spend for almost a year, left last week for form state law to regulate fishing, m
the summer months at Casswaie, Pa. 'her home in Ft. Meade. Miss Achsah stead of the present count patch
She started on her trip last Saturday. ."Motes: accompanied her as far as Pa- work system, therefore be it
. ilatka, returning next day. ' Resolved by the Governors of the
TO OUR SUBSCMBERS. Miss Grace Townsend has. been "5 aftat for
We have recently issued bilk to
all subscribers in accordance
the postal regulations for all
iscriptions due and many of our sub-
senbers have responded readily xo nai ,M,F cu Cr Muie, , present tne advantages of
the calL There are, .however, a -the :ony church holding services be- .wSaka to the Commissioner of Fish
large number from whom we have ng the St. Andrews Episcopal. 'eries and furtherr "be it
not yet heard. We have no inten- that church a beautiful musical pro-1 Resolved tllat a COpy of this reso
tion of dunning ur fiubacribers, hut om was a feature of the senvce. It utlm fnis, to the Welaka
under the postal laws we are com- is worthy of note that this is the first board of trade aT)g to our Senators
hpIIpH tn nak thpm to nnv thpir hack ! time in the history of the Oongrega- I a t, .4.4.-u, ; rv-
glil)ScrxM.U!Jtt ituiiu Hiring .wie 'uaico am
their papers in advance. The label
on your paper will show the date to
which your subscription is paid, the
first figures showing the .month, the
second second the day, and the third
the year: thus 10-20-13, shows that
your subscription IB naid to October
20th, 1913. We would deem it a
ereat favor if all those whose labels
fihiow date of 13 or less will remit a
sufficient amount att once to '.bring tthe
date up to 1914. tf:
NOTICE OF ELECTION.
A Special District- lax School iElec
tipn will be held on
TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 1914,
for selecting three Trustees and de
terminging the milhige for the (ensu
ing two years, for Palatka District
The following perwns have '.been
appointed immectors and dlerks
ior said election:
Precinct No. 9, East Palatka. J. N.
Vanlandinghara, clerk; Frank Brown
ing, J. E. McDuffie, Thomas Waldron,
Precinct No. 13 , Palatka Heights.
Carnelius Carman, clerk; Thomas
Andrews, Jim Danford, J. H. Wocil-
Frecinct No. 12, ralatka uajr
West End Store. L. C. Stephens,
elerk; Artkur T. Reed, R. E. Brake
man. R. H. Blanev. inspector;.
Precinct Ko. 13, Palatka Minton's
Old Store. Morris Kanner, derk; A.
G. Phillips, Benj. Roddy, R. C. How
' Precinct No. 14, Palatka Board of
iraae xvooma. uuiui niuu, i-iem.
John D. Points, Tom Ray, J. B. Flinn,
Precinct No. 15, Palatka City
Building. A. T. Triay, clerk; Joseph
Price, Ned Boyle, William Bates, in
spectors. frecinct ino. za, raiama couri
House. Henry Hutchinson, Sr., clerk;
!W. H. Merwin, Jen Doyle, r. Melson,
Precinct No. 24, Palatka Mathewi
Store. J. H. Borrell, clerk; A. A. J
Gore, J. W. Mathews, William Beal, 1
Precinct No. 25, Palatka Davis'
Tank Factory. H. L. Miller, clerk;
J. C. Hagan, R. F. Johnson, J. B. Min
J. D. COTTINGHAM,
Supt and Sec.
i ...... - . - -. - . her home.
NOTICE. I. J. A. Helms and J. W. Deats at-
For the purpose of receiving Tax , tended the Division meetings of en
Returns I will be in Palatka from ineers at New Smyrna Saturday.
April 27th to May 2nd. f Mrs. J. A. Helms and Mrs. J. W.
G. F. BULLARD, j Deats were visitor to Palatka Sta
Tax Assessor. orday.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Lester left
Tuesday for their summer home in
Spring Green, Wisconsin.
Fred Hubner was a visitor to Pa
latka on Tuesday.
To Cnra Hull will rf.rt -fn Pnln
r-5i 'v ? WnnSiVS iS Jtl
business interests there.
;s. ,Saturda,v , tne Florahome
Muck-Makers ball team went over to
Melrose and cleaned up the club there
by a score of 7 to 4 It will be re-1
membered that on Saturday the 28th
of March the Melrose team came ovac
here and we beat them by a score ot
16 to nothing. That these Sandspurs
made a better showing last Saturday
was due to the fact that they had
four hirod pl-yers, but even with
them they could not shine with the
We are going to do some work cn
the ball diamond Saturday, the ISth,
and want every one to turn out and
give us a lift. The retired gentlemen
who have no teams will please bring
Our potato crops are looking excel-
lent also snap beans and everything
tL n,,.ti,n6n 6m p on his
The weatherman seems to 1 be on his
good behavior and is giving us just
S,"."!' 1 "'"!
We had Deputy Sheriff Glisson out
with us Wednesday; he was after J.
C. Manning about Something in ref
erence to a horse trade.
We are ttt bave a money order offi-
ce at Harte'm just as soon as the sup-
nlies coma in from Washinrton. D. C.
We had a nice little shower Thurs-
Hv nhinh w hip-hlv unnreciated.
especially by our farmers.
The Isish potato crop in our sec-
tion is looking fine: corn has not a
j d d the larkg havi
b . u lot of it
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! L. B. Varnes visited the Gem City,
Louis Bohannon and Dennis Hunter
visited Hastings on Saturday return-
i Boyd Bryant went to Gainesville
Tuesday in company with Ivan Bo-
hannon and R. Y. Link to prove up
his homestead which is near Harlem,
M. C. Lane of the Gadora section
was a visitor in our community Sun
day. The prayer meeting at Providence
Baptist church was very we 1 attend-
ea anu was conuucieu .u. cuium-
. . ,-i, ;, Mic. Vllo (k(0n u 1
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l"a-S'eu UMU enjuycu, a-m a( lne lonowing resolution was auoui-
in& refreshment course of cakes, 'ed at the last meeting of the Palatka
. . f t .u h was serveri uowi f traAa cnupmnrc.
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tiuiuieo aim xiuii. vunui woo wivcu.
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! JUxs. Wimrjeiiy ana ner sisters,
Misses 3Ute and Dixie Wood, are en-
joying a visit from their brother, Mr.
warry Wood, whom they had not seen
'flulte ill for several days, but is now
. improving and hopes to be well
enough to start next Sunday on the
trip postponed because of her nesa -
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. Easter church service.
i Misses Nora Fraser, Elinor Eames
Sand ' Clara Kephart united to give the
. little children of the town a charming
-but-door Easter party Monday after-
(noon, .under' the shady oaks near the
: jkephart home. An egg nnnt was an
,fexciting feature of the entertainment,
the fortunate prize winners being
L'Miss Opnelia and Master George
Curry. Delicious cakes, bonbons and
Cruit punch were served under the
trees, and the children all had a mer
The Sunshine Society met at the
Lake View Tuesday afternoon and
had a very pleasant and profitable
(meeting, with a large attendance.
EAST PALATKA PERSONALS.
Tax .Assessor Geo. F. BuTlard IS 111
the city today looking after the inter-
ests of tax payers.
, , -
William E. Baughman of Montgo
mery, Ala., is visiting relatives here.
W. E. Woodard of Wansau, Wis.,
arrived today to visit his daughter,
Mrs. R. fS. Disbrow.
Engimter Deats was off a couple of
days last week for a rest
J. Deniiis Darsey and little daugh
ter Alice arrived Saturday morning
to stay irrni.il he has his potato crop
.harvested- fflr. Darsey's home is in
Jamison City,, Pa., but he has a very
hne potato farm here.
1 Some of our farmers are diggint
tkeir crop of potatoes this week. They
report a very good yield and sold lor
and $50 f;b. here.
' Johnny Cain's many friends are
glad to have him stationed here at
East Palatka again.
Sidney Williams of Oak Hill came
Vip Saturday to spend Easter with
There will be a box cial given at
the home of Mrs. Perry Hanna, Fri-
day night for the benefit of the
church. The public is cordially in-
vited to attend.
Harrison G. Foster of Tacoma,
Wash., is the truest of his brother-in-
law, F. J. H. von Engelken
The pay-car will be here today
making everyone happy again.
Miss Elena Vrooman was the guest
of Mrs. P. B. Williams Saturday.
Mrs. Moses Kukusky is quite ill at
WANTED 1000 AUTOMOBILES FOR SERVICE
The Confederate Veteran Reunion Association is making a
grand effort to handle the meeting in Jacksonville May fl, 7 and 8.
In cnnfprenrft with Mr. wm.
' .r. 1.1J LL. -. .L.l 1. . 1 .
I P t01U WrU.Br MWI lie WUUUSU Ml GIUIBK W1S oumniuuuo men ow- ir
vice. It is anticipated that a great many machines from near-by
Florida and GeorSia towns will come to the city. There are going .
! to be two very attractive automobile parades. The flower parade,
or parade of the official ladies in attendance, and the parade of the
veterans. The first named on the 7th' and the veterans on the 8th.
g At Chattanooga there were near 1000 machines in the ladies parade
It was simply grand.
Now you men of i9i4Who bids to drive his machine in this
most honorable service. It seems to this old veteran that such an
invitation would bring an overflow of offerings.
Then how about your giving "The Fathers of the Conf edera-
cy" a "joy ride." Unto many - f them it will be their last ride in
a parade, the average age of the confederate veteran is 75. After
the reunion in Jacksonvillo what? Who can tell if there will ever be
The prospects are that the event in 1914 will mark high tide.
After May 6, 7 and 8 comes the recession. 'Tis sad, truly sad.
I have promised Mr. Fcor to give publicity to the suggestion,
and man out a nlan of organization of as many local clubs as can
be interested in this work. I shall
Florida and Georgia that are interested, and to plan further for the
BENJ. W. PARTRIDGE, Chairman,
: State and Inter-State Automobile Service Committee,
Jacksonvile Reunion, 1914.
How about vou automobile men of Palatka? Will you
, h fi , fa f ' . ?
Palatka Votes Right
Palatka has adopted commission
government after a vigorous cam
paign. The total vote was 171 for
and sixty-seven against. There was
a Driet but interesting discussion oi
the question and the result shows how
the progressive citizens of Palatka
feel on the subject
I Florida cities which have been op-
eratiner under this plan have nothin;
bul Draise for it and there is no evi-
dent disposition to return to the old,
riiRcrerlited aldermanic svstem. Tam-
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Miss Harris to be m Palatka.
e are pleased to announce that
Mjss Agnes Ellen Harris, State Agent
for the Girls' Canning and Garden-
ing Clubs and Dean of the Domestic
Science Department in the Woman's
College at Tallahassee, will be at the
Putnam House parlors on Monday
afternoon, April 10, at 6:M o clock,
and give a lecture and demonstra
tion under the auspices of the Do
mestic Science Department of the
ri,-i, r-luli ftf wliioK Mm
g j Hilburn is chairman. Miss
Harrig u not onl an entertaining
bu(. instructive speaker, and it is sin
cerely hoped that there will be a
large attendance of the ladies of Pa
latka, and a cordial invitation is also
extended to the girls of the Canning
and Gardening Club in Palatka and
Putaam to be M
Fish Hatchery Resolution.
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nnaro or traae overnurs
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wnereas, a piu is penning in yvn-
gress to provide funds to establisn
fish hatcheries in the various states,
... st te Federal Fish Hatch-
ery, and if Congress in its wnsaom
isnn i tihws inR nromisen measure, uur
i delegation in Congres be respectfully
,41IIU 111 WllKlVCOi
It is Now Mayor S. J.'Kennerly.
Mayor Kennerry took the oath of
office last Friday, the same being ad
ministered by retiring "Mayor A. Usi-
On Tuesday night of this week the
new council was organized. Mayor
Kennerly was present at the opening
and administered the oath to the new
Alderman J. H. Yelverton Jr., was
re-elected president by acclamation,
and in a modest speech, filled with
appreciation and gratitude for the
W. A. Williams Jr., some time oast
clerk in the office of 'County Clerk
Hutchinson, was Elected city clerk
and tax collector over A. T. Triay,
who has held the position several
T3 TP Tn1fB wnu ka l tint a A oifi
ticaoum wj oivic.iiic.wvii.
Hilburn & Merryday were re-elect-
ed city attorneys over G. W. Bassett
Jr., the vote standing ten to four.
Julian C. Calhoun was re-elected
municipal judge over Judge J. E.
It. A. Varnes was re-elected chief
ol police by acclamation. C. W. Liv
ingston, H. S. Bennett, J. O. Allen, J.
E. Doyle, John Barber and R. L. Glis
son were candidates for policemen.and
two were elected, viz. C. W. Living
ston and John Barber.
City Engineer Stallings was re
elected, and his salary "was ' increased
to $2,000 per anmrm.
Messrs. Davis, Feamside and Mer
riam were appointed a committee to
draft rules of proceedure and report
at the next meeting.
Aldermen Wilson, Davis and Gay
were apointed a committee to confer
with the city attorney in the -matter
of the case against the city by the old
Teacher Now. children, can you tell
tne what are the uiitioual flowers of
England? Class Roses. Teacher And
France? Class-Lilies. Teacher And
Bpaln? (Silence for a minute then
mall roice at buck of the schoolroom)
Bnlnishps. ma'am. l.ifp
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"Making Good on the Job."
Under the above heading the Plant
City Arrow of last week thus refers
to P. M. Hagan, formerly deputy
sheriff of Putnam county, whd is now
Deputy United States Marshal:
"Pete Hagan great big, good na
tured, jolly fellow that he is certain
ly makes a success as deputy United
States marshal under U. S. Marshul
J. C. . Brown, at Jacksonville. Pete
Hagan seems to be like a poet, born
for the job, not made. He has filled
various and sundry positions in Put
nam county, where his bravery and
his ingenuity were put to the test,
and he has never failed to score.
"Pete" was in Plant City recently on
business for our "Uncle Samuel,"
and called on the Arrow. Ye editor
was but a short while ago associated
with Pete Hagan as deputy United
States marshal at Jacksonville, filling
a temporary appointment, and ha3
occasion to know of his ability, integ
rity and popularity. We would not
be surprised to hear that Pete Hagan
had been drafted to even something
better in his own county of Putnam,
sooner or later. We learn that he is
missed very much since moving to
Jacksonville and that Pete is never
happier than when going back among
his friends in old Putnam on official
Favors an Expert and a Fair.
The News has received the follow
ing letter from one in far off Nebras
ka who spends much of his time in
Palatka and who has a deep interest
in the growth of the surrounding
Waverly, Neb., April 9th, 1914.
Editor Palatka News: I read what
was in your paper about the move
ment to secure a county agricultural
expert or advisor, and wish to endorse
it as I do Mr. Von Engelken's letter
on that subject. There is sore need
of some one well advised in agricul
ture to aid the farmers of Putnam
County with good advice. It is not
likely that any expert pretends to
know it all; he learns from everyone
he visits and carries the good ideas
from one to another. I have some
property in Putnam County and hope
some day to get down there and make
that country my home. I am always
willing to take advice.
I hope that a County Fair Asso
ciation may be successfully organized
and repeat the success of last De
cember, which was an eye-opener to
everyone who visited it.
Palatka is a good town and locat
ed as it is on a navigable river it
ought to grow as well as the country
all about it. I am glad to know that
Palatka has an active Board of
Trade, something every live town has
now-a-days. W. D. MARSHAL.
Secretary Folsom of the Board of
Trade is in receipt of the following
letter from Prof. C. L. WUloughby,
which speaks for itself:
On my recent inspection trip with
students of the College of Agricul
ture in your section, I was very much
impressed with the lessons that can
be learned at the dairy operated by
Mr. John M. Park of East Palatka,
and would like to mention this to
you in this way with the idea that the
point might otherwise pass unnotic
The modern demand in daily wnrk
is for clean milk. Waen this demand
first came it was thought that milk
with a low content of bacteria could
be produced only in costly barns with
concrete floors and steel fixtures. La
ter investigation shows that there is
more in the method of doing the work
in the barn and dairy than in the
equipment, and that any dairyman
with comparatively cheap equipment
and barn can, if he desires, produce
high grade milk with small number
The barn and dairy as operated by
Mr. Park of your city is a good exam
ple of clean methods with modest
equipment. I have no doubt that the
bacterial content of the milk from his
herd would show very low. I found
that he was keeping his barn, stalls
and cows so clean that any one could
work there without soiling even their
Sunday suit. He is removing the ma.
nure and storing it in a properly
constructed pit. With the aid of his
wife he is keeping the dairy room
sweet and clean with proper washing
methods, and is using a very excellent
cooler and aerator and a proper am
ount of ice for cooling the milk a
short time after it is drawn from
These few points are essential in
producing the best milk; clean con
ditions as to cows and stable, and
then cool it properly immediately af
ter milking and keeping it in cool sto
rage until delivered to the customers.
I think Mr. Park deserves to have the
patronage of your people, and suc
C3ed with his work.
Verv truly yours,
C. L. WILLOUGHBY.
Her Little Slip.
Departing lnt- We've bad a sim
ply delightful time: Hostess I'm go
glud: At the mime tlm I regret that
the Ktorni kept nil our best people
waj Brooklyn l.lfe.
Ever Present Help.
They nay that a woman's tear
come to her aid at any moment"
"Yes. Her tear are volunteers, so
to speak." Boston Transcript
Palatka Pastor Receives Call
Rev. P. Q. Cason the popular pastor
of the First Baptist church in this city
has received a call to the pastorate of
the church in West Palm Beach, one
of the most prosperous churches of
his denomination in Florida. Mr. Ca.
son is considering the call.
But the reverend gentleman said to
the News: "Yes, it is true I have re
ceived this call, and I am now consid
ering it, but my relations with the
church in Palatka have been so pleas
ant and the church is in such a pros
perous condition, that I would be loth
to leave a work so agreeable, and
where there is such harmony between
the workers. I do not think that I
shall accept the call. Palatka is gooj
enough fro me."
"Fi Fi" Draws the Multitude.
Kalbfield's Grand never contained
a bigger audience than that which
turned out to see the musical extrava
ganza, "Fi Fi," last night. The play
was given in the interests of the
Philatheas and Baracas of the First
Presbyterian church. The News goes
to press too early to prepare an ac
count of this pretty affair, it can only
echo the word of thanks of the mem
bers of the Presbyterian church to the
people for their patronage and en
dorsement The play was a most
pronounced success from every angle
at which it is regarded.
r A Gentleman.
"On the wboie, the finest gentleman
I have ever met," says u writer In the
Unpopular Review, "was the Japanese
Samurai and urt critic, the late Oka
kuru Kakuzo. 1 recall as vividly his
courteous and expectant silences as I
do his always eloquent and brilliant
discourse. Indulgent to the small talk
of others, be declined to share it. If
he ever gave utterance to a mere
prejudice or to any petty personal con
cern it was not In niy hearing. He
tppeared to husband himself until the
talk should take a wide Impersonal
range, and then his comment was
fervent and illuminating. A noted
American poet critic has somewhat
(similar hubits. His prolonged silences
lire comfortable, even deferential, his
rare speech instinct with sympathetic
understanding with men and books
and nature. The late John LaFarge,
who was in congenial society a con
tinuous talker, ofl'ereil nn Interesting
equivalent for reticence In the nllu
siveness of his touch and In a beauti
ful perception of the kind of sympa
thetic response yon would have made
had you not been better occupied In
listening to him. He had what most
free talkers signally lack, perfect
History of the Saw.
The earliest tool Unit baa been traced
In Egyptian history is the saw. It was
found first In the form of a notched
bronze knife in the third dynasty, or
about 5,000 years before the Christian
era, and was followed in the fourth
a I fifth dynasties by larger toothed
s: .vs. which were used by carpenters,
b it there are no dated specimens until ,
the seventh century before the Chris
tian era. when the Assyrians used iron
saws. The first knives on record were
made out of flint and were. In fact,
saws with minute teeth. They prob
ably were used for cutting up animals,
as the teeth would break away even
on soft wood. Rasps, which are but
a form of saw, were first made of
sheets of bronze punched and colled
round, but the Assyrians In the sev
enth century used the straight rasp
made of lon similar to the modern
"A schoolboy of eleven," said Pro
fessor Thomas R. Lounsbury, Yale's
authority on English, "once gave an
apt illustration of figurative usage. He
gave it In a composition, writing: (
" 'A flggeratlve saylng Is, "to keep
the wolf from the door.'f It does not
mean to keep a real live wolf from the
door. A good Instance Is when the
landlord comes for the rent He knocks
at the door and you keep awful quiet, ,
In the hope that he will think there is.
nobody In and go away.' "Washing
The Skepticim of Posterity.
There is one very large, very sad
and very certain truth about all the l
lations of past and future. That truth
is this the future will not believe us.
It will not believe our most solemn and
profound assertions. It will rationalize
them or ridicule them. In one way or
another it will explain them away, for
that Is the most certain thing about the
attitude of men toward their remote
ancestors. Tbey will believe the testi
mony of material things or of their own
conjectures, but never the sworn word
of their fathers. Were it not so there
would be no room for historical criti
cism or perhaps for history as a sci
ence ut all. Hlllalre Belloc in Pall
Brlggs bad hired a horse to take a
little exercise. He got more exercise
than he wanted, and as he limped to
the side of the road to rest himself a
kind friend asked him:
"What did you come down so quick
"What did I come down so quick
for? Do you see anything up In the air
for me to hold on to?" he asked grimly,
Hia Delicate Touch.
"That Muller Is a peach at borrow
ing. At the dance last night he put
my tie straight and when be had fin
ished I was 100 marks poorer."
Next to acquiring good friends the
best acquisition is that of good books.
The heart of a standing man beats
eighty-one times a minute, of a sitting
one seventy-one times. When the nun
is lying down Its beats are reduced to
sixty-six per minute.
There is an entire absence of all
forms of tuberculosis, malignant dis
eases, rheumatic fever and infections
diseases in the Falkland islands.
One Booth African gold mine It en
mile In depth.
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