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mmXYfiE&EMMR 23, 1914 THE PALATKA NEWS. PALATKA, FLA. The Good Ship, "CHRISTMAS GIFT SALE" of the Fearnside Clothing Company will be in port one week longer till January 2. And we advise you if you have any loose change left, to " Board the Ship " and take advantage of the incomparable bargains at the same low prices and remember, IF IT COMES FROM FEARNSIDE'S, IT'S GUARANTEED. Ctfyngkt, (,. A. B. Kiruhiaum C mam- . : ! THE FEARNSIDE CLOTHING COMPANY i LEMON AND THIRD STREETS, PALATKA Mrs. F. L. Thorpe has as her guest for the Christmas season Mrs. J. S. McDonald of Syracuse, N. Y. Mrs. Ridley Wilkinson, nee Miss Eucile Kennerly is here to spend the holiday season with her parents, May or and Mrs. S. J. Kennerly. Mrs. Leonard Burt, accompanied by Mrs. Judge Burt, visited Has tings, where they attended the mins trel show last Friday night. Lewington Barstow is home from the University of Florida at Gaines ville to spend the holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Barstow. Miss Margaret Willard, a pupil in the State College for Women, Talla hassee, is home for the holidays, and there is rejoicing in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Willard. Mr. and Mrs. James Spencer of Jacksonville, with Mr. Whitten and Will Boyd of Jacksonville are to be the guests of Mrs. M. A. Boyd and Mrs. S. H. Bass over Christmas. Miss May Boyd, a pupil in Brenau College for young ladies at Gaines- villa fin haa returned home to Bpend the Christmas season with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Boyd- , W. Langdom Cheeves and Miss Ida Leib are spending Christmas in Femandina, where they are the guests of Mr. Cheeves' sister,. and as has been their custom for many year- . ., ,. Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Smith Hardin left the city this week for their new home in Orlando. Dr. Hardin still has episcopal supervision of the Pa latka church, it being a part of the new Orlando district. Mrs. John Q. Tilghman and daugh ter, Miss Olive Tilghman, arrived in the city last Friday from Gainesville, Ga., at which place Miss Olive Tilgh man is a pupil in the popular Bre- " 1 1 ln ,,,,,. Initios. . Dr. and Mrs. A, M. Steen, who have been absent in Philadelphia and Jer sey City for some two weeks, re turned home last Friday. Mrs Steen's sister, who was quite m ai the latter place, is much better. Miss Kathleen Hilburn entertain ed at a reception at her parents home last week Thursday n'K J" honor of her guest ,Mw lAnna Bruce of Femandina. The Hilburn residence-was artistically aJ r the occasion in Christmas tnmmings. Games were played and a delicious ice cream course served. Miss Clyde Atwater, a pupil in St. Augustine business college, is home for the Christmas vacation. Hickman Collins, who is hiking a dental course in the Atlanta Dental College, is home for the holiday va cation. The Misses Moragne are in Jack sonville to spend the Christmas sea son with their sister, Mrs. Lake Jones. W. P. Slaughter is home for the holiday season. Mr. Slaughter is in the cypress lumber business up in Jefferson county now. C A k'nmi-ltnn hnsiness mail of Pomona, and an old resident Known and respected in all parts of the county was a visitor here on lues- day. Johnathan Purcell, son ot Kev. ur t,.vnal1 nnA PVoH T.prks. son of Mr and Mrs. H. F. Leeks, both students in a Tennessee college, are nome ior the holidr.ys. The Misses Miner anu nuniuwii, with Tom Russell and Phillip Herlong fitv Hmvp nn from that tvv Rnccpll'c pnr on Wed nesday evening and attended the Christmas ball at me iumcuc liud. : cotI. tohrv hnq returned il OOIOII J from an extended visit with relatives and friends in Birmingnam, Aia. re turning she was accompanied by her sisters, Mrs. Pratt Deal and Miss Lizzie Mabry, who will spend the winter here. n r WofVJnc fnmentjne baron and leading man of the Putnam Hall country, witn iurs. innumis ii.c moe in the citv earlv in the i. ..h;. Santa Clnus. Thev ween cuiiomiwih - --7 - - . -drove to the city in the big Watkms touring car. , , , . T..maa fiilrWelppve and two mra. iii""'" " " - j daughters, the Misses Gladys and Alariorie uuiki . ... , ;.tA1 in tho fitv in snpnn 111., neve "tu . u n a time visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. U. Hamm. Mrs. ijiiaersieeve u a rio ter of Mr. Hamm. t, n I P. Hilhurn. Dresidine elder of the Tallahassee district. Methodist i-piscopai cnuren, buuui, j f ha most, nromment cler- anu mic w " - m , , evman in the State, spent Friday, Saturday, ounuay miu . at thA hnmA of his tne cny, "x , ,t".L ; j brother. Hon. S. J. Hilburn, on Third street On Sunday evening vr. tin- burn preached a powenui sermon u f a larere congregation in St. James church. ffiiiiiiillll L GAS j 1 I? Mm! Mil ISfJ ACETYL! 1 s iii ill alMADE L Write for Full particulars WE SELL ACETYLENE GAS MACHINES . Mm ,iKt to meet the requirements of the farm house iirn the town house, store, factory, hotel, warehouse, a tZS" Laraer sizes for community and village lighting. THKSB H AC HIXKS ARE CHEAP. DURABLE, ABSO 7 rTwi v SAFE and require only a few minutes attention a month. With our IGNITING SYSTEM no a ,Uh are used in lighting the gas. The machine can be "!a Ja in the residence, in an out house or in the ground. 5laCne s produces a bright lifiht at the low COST OF V ONE-H ALK CUNT AN HOUR for a 25 candle power V 'hi Equally good r cooking purposes. xnrc GEO. W. CLARK CO. 202 CIAHKBC1UIG JACKSONVILLE. FLA. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bailey are re joincing over the arrival of a son Wednesday afternoon. There will be the usual services at St. Marks church next Sunday. Morning prayer and sermon at 11 a. m.; Evening Prayer and sermon at 7:30 p. m. H. A. Ford of Mulberry, a former citizen of Palatka and one-time Su perintendent of the Atlantic Coast Line Ry, was in the city Wednesday en route to Gainesville. Next Monday night the names of officers for the board of trade will be placed in nomination for the year 191a. The election will take place at the first regular meeting in January. Candidates can be added to the list up to the time the polls open. John Mallem has joined the Moose not the little herd of scraggly Bull Moose led bv Herbert L. Anderson but the Loyal and Lollypop Order of Ancient and Honorable Moose who meet in the old Palatka armory semi occasionally and smile and grow mer ry. Geo. W. Otterson, one of the origi nal settlers of the Pomona section and knwn to the people in all parts of the county as one of the grand old scouts of the county and State, was buying Christmas presents here this week and acting in every way just as if he intended to enjoy Christmas. Chas. W. Hutchinson and family of Cuba, a son of County Clerk and Mrs. Hutchinson, expect to spend the Christmas Holidaysi with their parents. Mr. Hutchinson is super intendent of one of the big planta tions of the United Fruit Co. of New York, in Cuba. The Palatka Athletic Association held its Christmas dance Wednesday night and it was the largest attend ed and most enjoyable affair that the club has had for many a year. On Friday night, January 8th the club will give its New Years dance at which time there will be a full piace orchestra and refreshments. It is hoped that all club members and near bv mends will bear the date in mind and be sure and be on hand. The Christmas night pictures at Kalbfield's Grand will be especially good. There is one picture entitled "Goodness Gracious," said to be the funniest one 'infolded in a long time; it has a laugh at every change. An other is the celebrated serial "The Trey, of Hearts." On Wednesday of next week the eight reel picture, taking two hours to unfold, is the George Klein attraction "Spartacus. or the Revolt of the Gladiators. There are 40 lions and 7,000 people in this picture, which is a story of an cient Rome; magnificent. "Jacksonville Dear Mr. Russell: Will you be so good as to say 'A Merry Christmas and A Happy New Near to all my falatka InendsT It is impossible for me to write them individually. With all the good wishes of the season, I am faithful ly yours, W. Wyllie." No, friend Wyllie; we can't do it; it will be im possible to reach ALL your friends, but to such as we can reach through The News, we gladly send the greet ing, lour friends here are "like leaves of the forest when autumn has blown," and no one medium could hope to reach 'em all. INTERLACHEN. And occasionally a man has money in a bank because he doesn't own an automobile. The Christmas season finds every body busy and many shopping parties nave gone trom here to take advan tage of the holiday opportunities of fered by the merchants of Palatka. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Andrews have arrived for the winter and are at home to their friends in their cozy bunga low. Mr. nad Mrs. S. M. Jones have moved from the Richardson house and are now occupying the Rubel cottage. Mr. and Mrs. Litleton of Covington, Ky., have taken the Holford house for the season, and arrived Tuesday. Mrs. Lewis Patric of Springfield, Ohio, passed away at her home in that city on December 17th. Mrs. Patric was for many years a winter resident here, but since the death of Mr. Patric several years ago, her im paired health has prevented her com ing south. J. P. Porter of North Madison, Ind., spent Monday here with old friends, and expects to return here for a longer stay before going north in the spring. Chas. M. Wilhite, a prominent bus iness man of Los Angeles, Cala., and a former Mannville boy, visited old time friends here for several dav3. en route to Tampa. Mrs. W. H. Zom of Elberton. Ga.. arrived Tuesday with her litle son Willis and will remain over the hol idays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Fraser. Mr. and Mrs.' H. Koch and Mr. and Mrs. B. Schooler all of Cozad. Neb.. are holiday guests of the Chas. Bis- choffs, and from here will proceed down the east coast on a pleasure trip. Capt. and Mrs. G. W. Anderson left Wednesday for DeLand, where they will remain over the holidays with their daughter, Mrs. Alarich Berkelmann. Mrs. W. A. Thorburn entertained delightfully Wednesday and Thursday afternoona of last week with inform al receptions. Needlework, music and conversation, enlivened by the "cup that cheers" made the time pass all too swiftly. Messrs. Ted and Lemuel Miller and Russell Thomas youn? men fom Keu- ka, entertained a party of young friend3 in the town hall Tuesday evening. NASHUA NEWS. Christian Ehmer of New Rork city is here for a few weeks visiting his uncle, John Fink. Miss Marion Nye of Marion, Mass., who is spending the winter with her mother at Orlando, spent a few days here last week with her friends The many friend3 of B. W. Bray will be sorry to learn of his illness at his home. Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Paine motored to Jacksonville Sunday returning Tuesday. They reported the road in very bad condition between St. Au gustine and Jacksonville. J. J. Donnelly and family also Mrs. B. W. Bray, spent Wednesday in Pa latka making the trip in Mr. Donnel ly's Hup car. Mrs. R. W. Cheever spent Saturday in Palatka doing her Christmas shop ping. J. r. Ward, traveling agent for the Merchant & Miner's Transporta tion Co., was here last week calling on the orange shipper's through thi3 section. A. L. Sutherland of Franklin. Mass . who is spending the winter at Satsu ma Hights was calling on his old school mate B. W. Bray last Sunday. EAST PALATKA NEWS. Mrs. J. W. Deats and Mrs. J. A. Helms spent Thursday in Jacksonville the guests of Mrs. Robt. McKinzie. Mrs. R. H. Browning from Hurds ia snending a few davs with Mrs. R, G. Browning this week. Mrs. Manuel Carter and four little children of Hastings came down Mon day to stay over Christmas with her mother, Mrs. C. Yelvington. Miss Maud Yelvington attended the minstrels nt Hastings Friday night. Mr and M's. J. A. Helms who went to Miami Friday, returned home Tues day morning. Mrs. T. L. Clarke is spending a few days this week in St Augustine with her son Lloyd. E. J. Shlree from Norwalk was a visitor in town Wednesday. Miss Nellie Vause went to Johnson Wednesday to spend Christmas with her parents. AN ORDINANCE. An Ordinance to Prescribe the Meth od and Manner of Assessment of Pipes, Mains, Wires, Poles, Fix tures, Services, Meters, and Appli ances of Persons, Firms, or Corpo rations, for the Purpose of Taxa tion in the City of Palatka, where Such Persons Firms, or Corpora tions Have Their Pipes, Mains, Wires, Poles, Fixtures, Service3, Meters and Appliances Within the City of Palatka, without Regard as to Whether or Not the Main Plant or Plants, Pumping station or Stations, Power House or Houses, Storage Plant or Plant3. Batteries or Offices of Such Person,' Firm or Corporation are Located Within the Corporate Limits of the City of Palatka. Be it Ordained by the Mayor and the City Council of the City of Pa latka, Florida: Section 1: That from and after the passage of this Ordinance, it shall be the duty of the City Assessor of Taxes of the City of Palatka, to as certain by diligent search the amount and value of pipes, mains, and wires, and the number and value of poles, fixtures, meters and appliances, be longing to any person, firm or cor poration owning any water works, gas manufacturing plant, electric light plant or power house, telephone or telegraph lines, where such pipes mains, wires, poles, fixtures, services, meters, and appliances are actually located within the corporate limits of the Citv of Palatka without regard as to whether or not such main plant, pumping station, power house, stor age plant, batteries or offices of such persons, firm or corporation are lo cated within the corporate limits of the City of Palatka, and to make a uniform, equal and just assessment on all such personal property upon the tax roll of the City of Palatka. Section 2: That it shall be the duty of the Assessor of the City of Palatka in assessing the personal property described in Section 1 of this Orflinance, to preriare the tax roll and provide a column for the date and number of tax receipt, a column for the name or names of the owner or owners of said personal property, acolumn for the amount and size of mains, a column for the amuont and size of service pipes, a column for the amount and size of wires or cables, a column for the number of poles, a column for the number and kind of fixtures, a col umn for the number of services, a column for the number of meters, a column for the number and kind of appliances and a column for the to tal value of such personal property, owned by such person, firm or cor poration ,and located within the said City of Palatka; that in all other res pects the assessment roll shall be in the same form as is provided by law or adopted and used by said Citv of Palatka for the assessment of other property, except in the listing of the personrs and property to be taxed. Section 3. That the city Tax As sessor of the City of Palatka shall set forth and list, in the appropriate columns provided for in Section 2, of this Ordinance, the names of the own ers of said property, the amount and size of mains, the amount and size of service pipes, the amount and size of wires or cables, the number of poles, the number and kind of fix tures, the number of services, the number of meters, the number and kind of appliances, and shall assess said personal property at its full cash value in the column provided for the total value thereof, and shall cal culate the taxes thereon, on the mil lage levied bv the Citv of PalutWn and place the amount of said taxes i:i the columns provided therefor in said assessment roll. That in all other respects the assessment of said personal property shall be made in the manner and by the method pro vided by law or used and adopted by said City for the assessment of oth er property. That all ordinances and laws relating to tax ments of taxes, levy or m" jzation of taxes, govern' of Palatka, and not with this ordinance, .- the assessment of sa' personal property dep '' Section 4. That a? this ordinance impo singular or plural construed to include lar and plural numb or words. y That all ordinal dinances in confli nance be and the repealed. I Passed in open day of December, A J. a. YH Presid' Approved the 223rd 1914. s. : Attest: W. A. WILLIAM City Clerl f' We hear the slo hens. As man grows o conceit gradually b FOR ' One 8-cylinder ' Palmer motor. and K. W. coils- Gies reverse gear Propeller, . One Special K. S.j, One special Da: Carburetor. One 1 1-4 buretor. One 2 spec Exaust, All the abo in A-l condit them will s of, H. 3t-pd. COMING! IN COSTUME RECI . MR. HERBERT CLYDE UNSCOT and i MR. C. FREDERICK BONOWIT Operatic and Concert Ba'V Just returned from pronounced successes in Eurov Opera and Concert. j . NOW MEMBERS OF THE VOICE DEPARTMlp Brenau College-Conservato GAINESVILLE. GEORGIA. Arias from Grand Opera and Songs in Appropriate Cos animous in acclaiming these concerts unique, educatiopaj - HOWELL THEATRE TUESDAY'