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CITY HAPPENINGS AND PERSONAL MENTION Kalbfield'a Grand Theater still ca ters to the crowds. East Palatka Potatoes have been likened in their wealth giving quali ties to Standard Oil." Cna thincr ia rortjiin not.nto monev comes honestly, even if it does come in car lots. Dr. H. R. Estes is evirated just now in, superintending the marble con struction at the new Sttte Bank of Palatka. Dr. D. C. Main of Welaka is at Tallahassee lobbying for the uniform , state fishing law. and a law to pro vide for the feeble-minded. S. P. Hollenrake, general superin tendent of the Oeala Northern R. R. was a business visitor in the city on Wednesday. . Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Davis, who have .spent the winter pleasantly in , Palatka, left this week for their home in Toronto, Canada. Rt. Rev. Cameron Mann, bishop of South Florida, Episcopal church, was a guest at the Putnam House on Wed nesday. Bishop Mann lives at Or lando. Local Odd Fellows enj vid a ban quet at James Cafe on Tuesday night, at which a number of visiting Odd Fellows were present. They had held a district meeting. Miss Jonita O'Haver will leave to day for Gainesville where she will attend the G. H. S. Junior Prom. While there she will be the guest of Miss Millicent Bishop. The Philathea class of the Metho dist church met with Miss Mabel Hol comb Wednesday night. The fore part of the evening was devoted to business transactions and the latter part to social diversions. Rev. Archdeacon Wyllie. rector of St. Mary's church, Jacksonville, spent Wednesday in the city visiting among his former parishoners and friends. Mr. Wyllie had been up to Welaka the day before where he officiated at the funeral of Mrs. Josephine Bard, mother of Capt. J. McN. Bard and Mr. H. H. Bard of Norwalk. Dr. Alonzo P. B. Holly, s colored man of some rep'ite now residing at Miami, is to lecture at the A. M. E. Church tonight on "The Biblical Rec ord of the Children of Ham." Dr. Holly formerly lived at Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and is a son of the An glican bishop of that Island. He was at one time envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary from Haiti to the Bahamas. He is a physician of the Homopathie school and a graduate of the New York state col lege, besides being a certificated stu dent of Cambridge University. rt Pn'. efnrn is pettine1 & new V.t ' . o ' ' , front in order to be in keeping with its neighbors. The music class of the Woman's m..k .;n miuf at thn .home of Mrs. S. J .Hilburn next' Monday afternoon. Morrill hna enlaced in the in- i 1.1 .i. ...... - - o o i surance business on his own hook and has an office in the new Merryday building, second floor. He knows. Miss Willie Wilson of Green Cove Springs was the guest of Miss Jonita O Haver ana Mrs wmie nieicaii uur ing the Elks Convention. Mrs. G. W. Seckler who ;.as been r.nDr,A'irM tlm wititpr with" Mrs. How- BJtlluiug v.... - , ard Rowton, returned to her home in Bluffton, Indiana, weanesaay. Miss Bobbie Baldwin left Tuesday f.f Vipr hnmp in Mcintosh, after an enjoyable visit with Miss Berdie Reed. Mrs. L. A. Smith has gone to Day tona to attend the Grand Lodge meeting of the Order of Eastern Star. Mrs. Smith made the trip in her new Overland motor car accompanied by Mrs. J. W. Purcell, Mrs. Lillian S. Knight and Mrs. J. F. Tenny of Fed eral Point. Mr. Thomas Mellon of Pittsburg, Pa., entertained a few of his friends on Monday with a delightful water party on the "Swan." The trip was made to Deep Creek, then to Federal Point, and a visit to the rose garden. Lunch was served in the hotel at Fed eral Point. Mr. Mellon's guests were Dr. and Mrs. Purcell, Mesdames Adams, Acker-man, Knight, Randolf, Burnley, Hoyt, Bates, and the Misses Barber, Minnie Blanchard, Eileen Mer ryday, Ida -Leib, and Mary Alice Ea ton. Hon. W. H. Latimer, Grand Keep er of Records and Seal of the Knights of Pythias of Florida, pays Palatka the following compliment in the cur rent issue of the official monthly publication of the Grand Lodge: "We thank our brothers and the progres sive citizens generally of Palatka for their hearty welcome and generous hospitality. In the twenty-seven years that I have been attending Grand Lodge, never has Palatka been enualled. Here's to Palatka, the best decorated city long may she prosper." L. A. Smith's confectionery store will be so pretty when Contractor Bogart gets through making impro e mcnts that there will be a rush for refreshments such as has not been seen in this popular place in a month of Sundays only Smith don't keep open on Sundays. In the first place there is a new and modern front of plate glass in copper frames. The interior is to be reilecora'ea ana a new soda fountain installed that will I beat anything of the kind in Florida. The soda fountain will not arrive for two or three weeKs, out it win De an the prettier for the delay. Smith's was always a popular place, but it will now take a leap forward. ' Mn. M. W. Stewart of Jacksonville is the guest of Mrs. J. E. Lucas. Peter Jones and two young sons of Fruitland were visitors in the city on Wednesday. Miss Ida Leib left Wednesday for Asheville, N. C, where she will be the guest for some two months of Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. W. N. Marshall are ;nt.;nn Mtan ha arrival nr their 1 i cjui.u& - home on Tuesday of a little daugh ter. Mr. Marsnau is a popular sales man at the Fearnside Clothing Co. Mrs. Howard Rowton entertained the 500 club Wednesday afternoon; there were two guest tables and af ter the games, salad tea and sand wiches were served. fi T.mpr Tailpv Vina inst been nre- sented with ' a handsome Veteran's Jewel by St. Johns Lodge, No. 8, KniwVitjs of Pvthias. of which he ha? l.aan a wipmlipr fnr tViirtv vpnrn. The Veteran's jewel is conferred by the supreme Lodge upon memoers oi su bordinate lodges upon certification of uninterrupted membership of twenty-five years. Mr. Bailey became a member of the lodge immediately af ter its institution in 1885. Ten oth er members of St. Johns Lodge will be entitled to the Veteran's Jewel within the present year r Vicitnra Pmm Pnlntlffl Visitors from Palatka, who spent rnaay m at. Augustine, incrjueu Miss Mulholland, Miss M. Mulholland, Miss Blown, Miss Davidson, Miss Rivers. With the party were Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Bracken of Boston. Tl.o Aatr woo cnpnt ir. ciMitsppincr in the citv. and the Dartv registered at the Hotel Alcazar for luncheon. St. Augustine Record. St. James Methodist Church Sunday school at 9:45 a. m., E. M. Earnest, superintendent. Preaching by Rev. W. M. Poage, pastor, at 11 o w anA 7-Sn r. m Thp Rllhifict for the morning will be: "A Vision of Gods Glory." the tneme lor tne evening hour will be? " Almost Per suaded to be a Christian," Good mu sic at both services. Prayer meeting Wednesday a - 7:J0 p. m. All cordially invited to come and worship with us . Sinking of Carmichae. Mr. 'C. Carmichael returned late Saturday night from 1'iihtka. where he vent to investigate ;i.e sinking of th( freight boat, G. A. Carmichae!, 'T T7'o,lovr.l Pnint ''rill.1V mcirriHI'. Mr. Carmichael says he doen't think the boat is very badly damaged; at I . :ii i : :t. o,l any rate, ne win iuive t mtacn o u repaired at once, and expects to have it running again soon. As the G. A. Carmichael is the longest step Ocala has made in the way of self-help in freight rates, the people are naturally u ..-.v,.prnoH of thp accident. which i;ems to have been whcjlly the fault of the crew of the Crescent. ...U. niowi nnf kppring as crood a 'lookout as they should Ocala Star. Spring House Cleaning .oods Curtain G 3) Springtime Hints 1915 BUYING shoes for different tastes and dif ferent feet is . about the most difficult problem we know of in our business. There are the new styles for the fastidious dresser, the more modest styles for the con servative dresser; and then we have custom who have their particular style, so that we have to bear these in mind when buying Our shoe stock. We always have been very particular about the selection of our shoes, and, naturally, more so this season, because we wanted on the best in our new up-to-the-minute store. Undoubtedly, we have the finest men's shoe stock in the city. We carry the Stetson and the Crawford shoes that need no intro duction and other well known makes, v A We can fit your feet and your purse. M. S. BROWN Clothier and Furnisher to Particular Dressers PALATKA, FLORIDA Sale For a few days we give all Spring house cleaners an opportunity to buy Curtain Goods and Lace Cur tains at 25 to 50 per cent off regular prices. If you expect to need any thing in this line this Spring it will pay you to come to this special sale. NOTE BELOW THE SPECIAL VALUES OFFERED. SPECIAL PRICES ARE CASH. One lot of Curtain Goods, 10c and 12c nl values at i t One lot Curtain Goods, values to 18c, 1 f speciaUsale price One lot Curtain Goods, values to 20c, ol special sale price : 2v- One lot Curtain Goods, values to 25c 1 C special sale price LU ALL LACE CURTAINS AT 25 PER CENT. OFF REGULAR PRICES- NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY. The Earnest Co, PALATKA Beard of Trade Meeting. A regular meeting of the board of trade will he held next Monday night at eight o'clock, April 19th, to which the general public are urged to at tend, as matters of general interest to Palatka and Putnam County ill be discussed. A spirit of co-operation and good-will is greatly desired and every citizen interested in the advancement and development of Florida's Gem City will find a wel come and a chance to offer any sug gestion that will in any way bene fit or enhance the efforts being exert ed for a Greater Palatka It is the intention of the Board of Governors at this meeting to begin a revival install interest and request the co-operation of every citizen who loves Palatka and desires that this city and county take its place in the vanguard ot all r loriaa s energetic sections. "Be A Booster." The "Tribune is in receipt this week of a booklet setting forth the wonderful advantages of Palatka. Florida, sent to us by our - good friend Oby Perrine, whose home is in that wonderful "all summer" land. From the booklet it appear that the residents are boosters. That's what it takes to make any place go. Our own little city could be made I much better if everybody would i boost. Any town has its drawbacks but keep them in the background ana keep the sunny siae turneu w me outside world. Fredericktown (Mo.) Tribune. . , . , It is these little notices wnicn more than amply repay the Palatka board of trade for issuing the pret ty booklet telling the advantages of . . 1 . 1 . - TUa.b nntifOC f,f which ithe above is only one of hundreds, 'constitute the best kind of advertis ing. Woman's Club Musicale. The music department of the Pa latka Woman's Club held a most en joyable recital last Friday afternoon at the home of Miss Alice Hutchm- TiiA nrnvram was onened with ouii. mo ... "f, -r a duet; first two movements of Ihe Adolf Jensen bridal music, with Miss I Alice Hutchinson and Mrs. Robert ; O'Haver at the piano. The work of i these two enthusiastic club members always calls forth praise. This was followed by two piano numbers by Miss Adair Anderson, who played in a manner that holds much promise I for the future of this young lady. I Miss Louise Boyd then rendered two ...mViara Avniiisit.pl V. The VO- V1U11II liuiiivi .' , cal numbers or Miss iaa laid anu Mrs. Bassett called forth admiration as their work always pleases the svmDathetic listener. The program closed with the last two movements of the Jensen d-iet, piayea oy miss Hutchinson and Mrs. Robert O'Haver. n-l.41.n l.oo oi'ottt rncm tn hft TITOUQ raiaiAa una .wj a of her musicians and the inspiration derived from tne ciuo worm, w m large measure due to the interest taken in the regular meetings of this department The club president, Mrs. MBDei v.ougnim, -known musician nd an enthusiastic member. EAST PALATKA NEWS. shipped from here last week, prices I averaging from $3.50 to $4 per barrel, j i. o. d. nere, wnicn means cnac tne farmers will crpt nn tfcflir fpt strain ! and have som ;thing besides. j Lloyd Clarl e came dawn bunday j from St. A'i2rustine and spent the i day with his parents at "The Flow- j etp I lace. "S. S. Brow ling spent Monday and j Tuesday down the east coast on a business trip. I Conductor P. B. Williams came ' down from Jrcksonville on Friday to again punch tickets on the Palatka East Palatka limited. Mrs. Williams came Saturday night and their many friends are glad to see them back. L. H. Vrooman sold his cottage and In-.- frt Mm R J. Cnnn this wpplf. Mr. Vrooman with his family will leave shortly for Dunwell, Neb., where they will locate permanently. Their many friends regret their going, bi't wish them success in the far v,-et. Mrs. F,. J. H. von Engelken is making a few weeks' visit with rela tives in her old Kentucky home. Joe Wiembold has been quite sick the past week with throat trouble. Mrs. Mack Galbrea'h from New Smvrna spent Sunday with Mrs. J. A. Helms. - - K. N. D'irrence and Miss Rosa Coxe of Palatka were visitors here Sunday afternoon. Newton Thigpm oi Hastings was the guest of W. E. Hightower Sun day afternoon. Rob. Browning left Tuesday in ms little red car for Callahan, Fla., where he will be the guest of Rev. Irvin and family for a few days. C. H. Douphtv left Wednesday for Pueblo, Colo., where he wil spend the summer with his parents on a chaan run nh Mr. Tboue-htv has made many friends while here who regret very much that business nas called him elsewhere. Mia Irla Va-ise. who has been teaching the past winter at Horse shoe, N. J., is spending a lew nays with her sister, Mrs. Tom Waldron, before going to her home at John son. Mm r. W Pnrlr from Rt. Peters burg, is spending the week with her son, John M. Park and family. Most everyone in fc.ast raiatKa, as well as a large crowd from Palatka, met train 86 on Friday last week to of the World's Cham pion Fighter, Jess Willard, as he pass ed through en route to iNew iorn. They were duly rewarded, by getting . of f Vio Hprn aa he an- peared on the platform and greeted all with nis winning smue. Colored Physicians Meet. The State Medical Association of colored physicians is in session in Pa latka this week, and delegates are present from all sectiops of the State. Unlike their white brethien the col ored physicians of Florida are all regulars. Mayor Kennedy wel omed the del egates in his nice way at the opening session. The sessions of the associa tion are being held in the Colored Prebyterian church on Lemon street. KNIGHT & DOR N REAL ESTATE Farm Lands, improved and unimproved. Oranges and Grape Fruit Groves. City and Surburban Property. FIRE IN SURA NCE. RE NT A LS 312 Lemon St., Palatka On the Best Portraits in the Best Homes You Will Find Our Name. Neck's Photo StuHfo mi. - fkl. ..1 -mr ... 1Cw nv jL tioioijntpner tn xour aoich PUTNAM NATIONAL BANK PHONES. We Do Autogenous Welding We will weld anv metal that melts making old parts as good as new. Send us your broken parts. Palatka Automobile & Supply Co. v PALATKA, FLORIDA PHONE 152 Back Number. "I wouldn't dream of marrying him. Why, he said he would do everything to make me happy." "What is wrong about that?" "He ought to know that humans are put on earth to fulfill mis sions, not to be happy." Real Economy. Economy also means that the father with a turkey wing Income ought not to undertake to buy ostrich plumed hats for six .daughters who regard washing dishes as drudgery and sling ing the frying pan a disgrace. Hous ton Post. - A Thumb Print Fantasia. "You seem very much Interested In those thumb print records," comment ed the man at police headquarters. "Yes," answered tne visitor, "i can t help feeling the greatest curiosity about how one of those things would sound tf you put It on a phonograph and played-It" Washington Star. Difficult Classification. Teacher Tommy, to what class ol the animal kingdom do I belong 1 Tommy Dunno, teacher. Ta says you're an old ben and ma says you're an old cat Baltimore American. No Exemptions. " Grubbs Yon have to give the devil his due. Stubbs That's right The bankruptcy law doesn't bold good In his court Richmond Tlmes-Dlspatch. Ruds Critleism. "My daughter has a rack v for her moste." "I know. Ifs the one sh puts hr listeners on. Exchange. When T ilk-Begins. Hostess "Pennle urn varv Hull to night, Adolph. 1 really cant get thsai to talk."- Host "Play something, dearest." Judy. Simple Po:on Warning. A good way to mark bottles contain ing polBon is to push two pins into the side of the cork at right angles to each other. atU $ nr. J.- -l-i a- A t IS ii v uun i ciaira to cut puce below a living profit ,bnt w po guarantee 10 glTO JOU good value for your money si ean be given by any honest busi- ness and the volumn of business that is coming our way proves oar contention. , Quality and Quantity ear Motto. - L. C. STP.PHFVQ 628 Klrby8t ' Kg?