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THE PALATKA ( NEWS, PALATKA, FLA. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY ' 12, 1915. ,f "QITY HAPPENINGS AND I PERSONAL MENTION '& Contractor Bogart began the work 7i plastering the interior of the new and Vrf Mias Ora Disharoon, the guest of iirs. Warner T. Hamm, spent the "J? week-end at Palm Beach. Mr Dr. F. E. Jenkins, who has been ' suffering from an attack of acute 2 bronchitis, is improving and will be at f his office next Monday. Hon. P. H. Yonge of Pensacdla was a business visitor in the city last Monday. B. G. Benson, the big land owner of West Tocoi, was a visitor in the city Monday. Arthur Sipprell, a son of Dr. Sip Drell of Florahome, is now associated with Joseph Hammontree in the real estate business. The Browning-Fearnside Co. is to occupy the new store in the new Mer ryday block next to the new office of the State Bank of Palatka. An examination of candidates for fourth-class postmasters will be held in this city on Saturday the 20th in st. D. A. Reed, grand giascutis of the lor. nf Hnn Hnn. nr order of the Black Cat, .in Florida, was in ra- up to last Saturday ine crtrus iruu shipments Dy car inrougn Jacksonville latka yesterday. C. Thomas Shinn, Palatka's con crete contractor, is building the new yault for the State Bank of Palatka in its new quarters in the Merryday block. Mrs. E. W. Elliott left for her home in Pensacola last Tuesday after a pleasant visit with her mother, Mrs. F. D. Ackerman, and other relatives and friends. Tt. E. Jarrett is limpinsr to busi- nesse these days. Last Sunday he submitted to an operation for a tu morous growth on his leg, and he hasn t gotten quite well. The Ladies' Aid Society of the Presbvterian church will give a sup per on Thursday evening February 18th, in the t ry opera nouse ouua ing, corner of Lemon and Fourth streets. P. J. Becks has sold a six room house on Kirby street for Thos. H. Keating to Elzie Carter, Western Union lineman, the consideration be ing $1,400. M". Becks has sold sev. eral other small pieces of land in the county recently. Prof. T. E. Walclrap, the G. S. & F. and Southern Railway farm advi ser, writes that an unexpected and important call north will prevent him from holding meetings at Sprineside and in Palatka on Feb. 15. Later dates will be named. Mrs. Catherine Lewis of Washing ton. IX C, arrived in Palatka on Monday to be the guest for a time of her sister, Mrs. J. A. Holcomb, 506 Kirby street. Mrs. Lewis has vis ited Palatka before and is well and kindly remembered by a large circle of friends who came under the spell of her genial nature. The Knights of Pythias of Flori da will hold their Grand Lodee in this city during the week of March 10th, and in honor of the big crowd of representative men from all parts of the state who will be here as delegates the city is going to be dec orated with the Pythian colors. Let us give this gathering a view of Palatka and its hospitality such as will be remembered as long as we ootn snau live. numbered 14,577 cars, but this takes no account of the shipments maae by water. Currv the well-known shoe and fur nishing goods dealer will move into the Merryday block, in the store room next east of Rowton's as soon as ths stole is. completed. This will make an ideal location for this well estab lished tusiness. Gen. H. M. He Montmollin and Sec retary Folsom were seated in a "rose car" surrounded by beautiful ladies in the big street parade at Sanford last week Thursday. These distin guished Palatkans were not traveling on their looks, either. . Col. S. I. Wailes of Jacksonville, the well-known hero of the celebrated "Wailes Indian War Claim," has been in the city this week on business. Col. Wailes is looking well and appears as jaunty as in the earlier days of his fight for justice. His claim will more than likely be pressed before the com ing legislature. The Hastings Minstrels have ar ranged to give an entertainment in Kalbfield's Grand on the evening of Friday, the 26th inst. Our own Jer ry Sullivan is one of the premier commedians. To-night the mins trels will show at Hastings. This is said to a grand aggregation of fun makers. Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Mellon, Mrs. Al exander D. Grange and infant child, and Miss Mary Schultz, all of Pitts burg, arrived in Palatka late on Mon dny night in Mr. Mellon's private car for a visit of some time with Mr. and Mrs. James R. Mellon at their winter home on Emmett street. Mr. W. L. Mellon is the president of the Gulf Refining Co. Col. Chas. Francis of Interlachen was in the city on Wednesday enroute to Orlando, where he has on exhibit at the Orange County Mid-Winter Fair perhaps one of the finest poultry exhibits in the south. Col. Francis has several varieties of chickens, as well as peacocks, geese, pieeons, doves, etc., and his display, will, un less we are much mistaken, win some of the big prizes at the Orange coun ty show. Van Fleet is a publicity agenb he also appears to be something else. D. W. Ramsaur is in Tampa where he has business in connection with the State board of pharmacy of which he is the secretary. Hon. S. J. Hilburn drove his big motor car through to Jacksonville on Wednesday. He was accompanied by Hon. Henry Hutchinson, county clerk. Dr. LeRoy W. Denham the well- known dentist of Crescent City, with Mrs. Denham, was a visitor in the city on Monday for a short time. Mrs. R. F. Adams entertained last evening in honor of her niece, Miss Mary Alice Eaton, a very attractive young lady of Urescent Lity. The Chas. Kupperbusch restaurant under the management of the one and only Chas. Kupperbusch, is again at the too notch of popularity and still holds the crowds. Next Sunday will be St. Valentine'3 day. There were two St. Valentines honored on the roster of Roman Cath olic saints, but neither was known as a lady's man and the wonder it how so much nonsense has come to be as sociated with their name. Secretary Folsom of the bonrd of trade addressed the pupils of the Fa latka high school on invitation of Principal Van Brunt last Tuesday morning, and his talk was of the kind calculated to put ginger into his hearers. The management of the Putnam I House have arranged for nifhtly mu Isicales in the parlor for the enter tainment of their guests. Misses I Brown and Davidson of Connellville, Pa., both vocalists of highly culti vated voices will sing each night. Miss Edith Kupperbusch entertain ed at bridee on Wednesday night with i large number of truests present. I The prizes for the high scores were I awarded to Mrs. Rohert J"me!, Mrs. ; S. G. Coburn and Mrs. T. J. Bar- nett. Reed & Hodee the seedmen have o-ot settled in their new store rt 121 Second street next to the Palatka News office, and where they have one of the finet store rooms in the city, especially for their line of business. These progressive young men carry the Deering line of farm implements. Gov. Park Trammel! has anointed William A. Russell editor of The Pa litka News, a deleeate to represent .Florida at the International Press .Congress, to be held at San Francis co. California, July 5. 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10th. 1915., nn honor that is highly ap preciated by the appointee Interested persons should send to the Florida Experiment Station, Gainesville, for Bulletin No. 123 rWhiteflv Control) and Bulletin No. 124, (Citrus Canker.) This last mentioned is the latest and most the: earn est co. AT this between season period we have loaded down our tables with goods specially priced at 5c, 10c, 15c, 18c and 25c, and will each show you many special values. Our new Spring goods are being selected by Mr. and Mrs. Earnest who are now in the northern market and we will be able to show the latest and best .when Spring arrives. I During the remainder of this month you can buy at special money-saving prices. Whether you wish Dry Goods, Ready-to-wear Dresses, Boys' Clothing or Shoes, we can give you the right goods at the right prices. Twenty-five per cent, discount on Comforts, Blankets, Lace Cur tains, Trunks, Suit Cases, Port iers and Couch Covers. fj Satisfaction guaranteed in all cases. THE EARNEST CO. Palatka II We Have Moved To Temporary Quarters while the workmen are rebuilding and turning our present premises into one of the handsomest men clothing and furnishing stores to AVN AWU1IU 111 U LCI LWi You will now find us in the Kupperbusch Building 710 Lemon Street .I And, remember, our big Re-building Sale continues to solve the money -saying and value - getting nroblem for those who have clothes t and furnishing wants. Everything going at cost arid under. Don't forget the place. M. S. BROWN Clothier and Furnisher to Particular Dressers Mrs. C. H. Kennerly entertained the Junior Auxiliary of St. Marks church at her pretty home on North Third street last Saturday afternoon. Mrs. T. J. Barnett entertained a large party at bridge at her home on the Riverside drive last luesday even ing. Dr. Crill is still confined to his bed, uiKara Vin Via e VioAn Q i n Vita 1 of of. cieacliv nisease 10 wnicn citrus irees , tack He seems to be recovering( are liable, and unless slamped out but the proeess is sIow, will do great damage to one of Flori da's most important industries. Mrs. W. C. Quick entertained the TT , , ., .. , . Luncheon Bridge Club in a most Clarence H. Kennerlv exhibited two charming. manner at the putnam white leghorn cockerels and one . cock HougJ ,ast Monday. of the same breed at the Orlahdo, Mid-Winter Fair this week and' se- Mrs. Howell A. Davis entertained cured the first prize for the cock, s on Tuesday evening at a "Silver Tea" 4. f - Ann nf tl.a nn.lrfal. an1 in tVlP intPrPStS flf thp. mnVPfllPnt hv Mini, jjl JU UIIC Ul WIS VUIVlVia UIIU - . . . a third pri7e for the other. The the Guild of St. Marks church to raise noultrv exhibit pt this fair is said to money for a new church carpet hove been one of the best most com- Agfmt Adams states that the clyde plete, ever shown m Florida. I Line waiting room will be kept open Today, Februarv 12th. is the anni- continuously each day from 7 a. m. versary of Lincoln's birth and in till the departure of the last boat at twenty-one states of the union is a night this for the accommodation of legal holiday. Lincoln rose from the patrons. most abiect poverty in his youth , Now our Publicity Van Fleet, beine denied advantages now enjoyed by boys in everv town and country community to the presidency of the United States, and left a record of achievement which will keep his mem ory alive as long as the world shall stand. He of the scurrying feet, And of modesty so becoming; Has been made to unbend So that his subsequent end, Could register what was coming. Miss Ora Disharoon and Miss Mary Collier, who have been the attrac- Mr. and Mrs. L. MacCov with their tive guests of Mrs. Warner T. Hamm little son and dauehter of Oklahoma 'for the past several weeks, left for Citv. Oklahoma, and Mr. and Mr. G. 'their home in Salisbury, Md., last L. Mead snd Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Mead Wednesday morning, of New York form a pleasant party I Lj,st Sunday night was the 20th an nt the Saratoga Hotel where they lmversary f the big 1895 freeze which have been several davs. These young kiled the orange trees in Florida and men and their families have secured , remodeled the horticultural man of a la tract of land a little west of Pa I latka on the A. C. L. R'y and are go- ine into the business of noultir rais ing on an extensive sole. The gen tlemen are experts at the business. portion of Putnam county. This was a gloomy week in Florida 20 years ago. The Welaka Fisherman's Associa tion is uo in arms over a proposed an- In at least two western cities the ti-fishing law now being advocated by Ford car has become a public utility, certain isrnorant enthusiasts), and That is. for a stmieht five cent fare which it is said will be presented to the ponulace of those two cities are the next legislature for enactment in being transported in Ford cars as a' to 'law. This bill provides for the regular street service proposition. The prohibition of all fishing with nets in name ot tne company so using ine the iresn ana salt waters oi tne state Ford is the Street Auto Service. for a period of five years. Of course They already have eieht Ford cars in 'such a fool law will never pass, operation in Salt Luke City, and are The pa)atka Military Band has ar nlanmng to have 100 in all operating range& a beautiful program for its in the spring. Similar service in air concert at the corner of Denver is now being organized. Here Lemon and Third streets tomorrow in Palatka the fare is straight 23.lliKnt at 7:30 There will be ten cents to the depots and hotels. Inumbers on the program, one of which Mrs. R. W. Van Brunt entertained is The Shamrock serenade a new mu a large partv of ladies st a matinee 'sical number by Mr. Chattaway, and narty in Kalbfield's theater last which he named "The Shamrock" in Monday in honor of her pnest, Miss Remembrance of the loyal support al McConnell of Danville. Ky. The I ways given the band by Mr. and Mrs. party was composed beside the hos-iF. H. Wilson. tess and the honoree of Mesdpmes Business men and others who some Howard Rnwton, W. Hickman Collins, 'times get careless and have been in Caughlin. Riles ,H. M. Fearnside, He-! the habit of sometimes making an dicW. Millican. Alfred Phillino., T 'overdraft on their bank and because Phillips, W. W. Tilehman. W. T. 0f their credit at the bank getting Hamm. Calhoun. Fred T. Merrill, and away with it, will now be obliged to the Misses Edith Kupnerbusch, Ei- reform, at least in so far as national lene Merrydav, Irene Gardner. Har- banks are concerned. The Comp riet Deal. McConnell, Merrill. Collier, troller of the Currency has just no- Coxe. Wyatt, Bsrstow, Disharoon tified all National Banks that from and Walton. Following the mntinee now on such checks must be turned the party visited Smith's for refresh- i Hown that thev must not be honor- ments. 'd, no matter what the standing of Kalbfield's has been crowded every', tne man l8SUln them- . night this week and the pictures Mrs. J. H. Yelverton, chairman of hxve been of the grandest in motii!the political science class of the Pa picture drama. On Tuesday night j latka Woman's Club, has arranged a specially grand picture was shown. 'an interesting program for the meet It was the world-famed New York ing of the club this afternoon in the Hippodrome picture "America,' parlor of the Saratoga notei. ine lustrating the landing of Columhjus; meeting is at three o clock. The Panama and the opening celebratbn; ! following is the program: Origin of Ponce de Leon Hotel; Fighting the the American Republic, Mrs. Yelver Flames; the Plunging Autom bile, ton; "Revolt of the Colonies, Mrs. etc. On Wednesday night the ffreat John D. Pointj; "The Constitutional six reel picture "The Battle o the Convention," Mi Wb. Boyd; Ad Sexes" held fit place. Lt -tight dress on "Political Science, Hon S. it was "The Million Dollar M' Aery"!J- ..HlIbLrn: A.reWme.n Z? and the second of the sei-1 Ru"- While," Ur. !. ". mere way June." No wonder K field's I will also be musical program. The is always full, when he ghds only public is cordially invited to attend the very best in motion pictur drama. lne meeuDg, On the Best Portraits in the Best Homes - You Will Find Our Name. Neck's Photo Studio The Photographer in Your Town PUTNAM NATIONAL BANK PHONE 5- We Do Autogenous Welding We will weld any metal that melts making old parts as good as new. Send us your broken parts. Palatka Automobile S Supply Co. PALATKA, FLORIDA v PHONE 152 The Palatka Postoffice. The Sundry Civil Service bill now before congress gives the Palatka postoffice $18,000 to begin the work of the new postoffice building. This means that something will be didding on the Second street pecan farm dur ing the next year or two. For Tallahassee. Miss Jessie H. Burton, the, Putnam county Girls' Canning Club agent, left today by automobile for Talla hassee where she will take a short course in canning and domestic economy at the Florida College for Women. Miss Burton was accom panied by the Misses Marie Saun ders of Welaka, Elma Hornsby of Fruitland, and Mozella Durst of Sanford, the Seminole county agent. The party will make the trip to Tal lahassee in Miss Burton's automo bile and will be away about two weeks. Methodist Preacher Stricken. ' Rev. E. C. Hudson, the recently ap pointed pastor of the Methodist Epis copal church, South, at Green Cove Snrincrs. was striMrpn with annnl.,, while delivering his morning sermon mere aunaay ana aiea at o o clock that afternoon. Rev. Hudson was an able preacher and hnrl hppn hnw ed to this station by the last confer ence, tie was an excellent gentle man and beloved, not only by his con eresration. but by the commnnitv a f large.. The church was well filled at the mominfi' service whim th noatn. was stricken. Physicians were sum moned and worked faithfully nntil h end came. Mrs. Hudson is stricken with grief and is confined to her bed. Rv. Hudson mi mnilAMj - the ablest ministers in the Methodist conlerence. v ALL THE NEWEST IN Ladies Spring Neckwear New Hair Pins Combs, Etc., Belts and Girdles, just received and are now to be seen at MISS KATE LUCAS MILLINERY STORE also New Spring shapes of Ladies' and Childrens Panama Hats. " SEEWINDOWDISPLAY FOR SAT.P CI.. j .... Uneoua bath heater. A bargain. Ad dress box 433.