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FRIDAY, APRIL 23, . 1915.
THE PALATKA NEWS, PALATKA, FLA. PAGE NO. FIVE. ' Heredity and Color Blindness. Color blindness lg always inherit ed through the mother, and never through the father. There appears to be no Instance In which a color-blind father has transmitted his defect to his children except In connection with a, mother who was a transmitter. FOB RENT OR SALE Four room cottage furnished. ' Want to go north and will sell cottage at North Capo Beach for just what it cost me, or ; will rent it for all summer and give ' privilege of your sub-letting it, for $100 from now on. Write Anna Lyon, 339 S. Charlotte street, St. Augustine, Fla. 4-23-2t. FOR SALE A number of Berk shire barrows and pigs. For par ticulars and prices call at Mt. Royal, : address D. C. Packard, Welaka, -TJiW 4-23-tf. FOR SALE Three-year old Jack, . Five-hundred dollars,- kr will trade fer good team mules. Also pure-bred Duroc Jersey- pigs. Mag nolia Farms, Florahome, Fla. WANTED Farm any size and lo cation. Also tracts of land for colo nization. Write Brionne, 23 Duane street, New York. 3-2616Hd FOR RENT An eight-room cote-rage, centrally located, hot and cold vater, electric and gas lights,and oth er modern conveniences. Apply to The News Office. tf. POMONA NEWS. FOR SALE Fine budded grapefruit trees, 1-2 to 2 inches ' diameter. Send for price list. J. A. Dan' 1, Winter Haven, Fla. 2-26-19t. . " Start a profitable business of your own with a small investment that will" make big money placing and Belling our Premium Punch Board as sortments. Washington Sales Co., Dept. P. N. Chicago. 2-26-10t. FOR SALE Good team farm mules, double Studebaker wagon and harness. Apply Palatka News Office. 1-1-tf. WANTED When you want to buy, when you want to sell, when you want to rent or lease, when you want to exchange, when you want work or workmen, when you lose or find, or when ever you have any other want, aiist call 195, because a News Want Advertisement will solve the problem at the least expense. tf. WANTED When you want letter heads, note heads, bill heads, state ments, envelopes, catalogue or book work done, or any kind of printing, write or phone The News office. Phone 195: . tf. Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Wing left Mon day for their summer home in Patter son, N. Y. Many friends regret the long absence of Mr. and Mrs. Wing, but best withes go with them for a pleasant and prosperous summer. S. E. Durst attended the Grand Lodge of the Odd Fellows which con vened at Gainesville this week. Prof. Eigle and the older puuls of the school gave a very enjoyable pic nic at Sulphur Springs on Tuesday, and in the language of the young peo ple they "had a grand time." Rev. R. C. Drisko, Mrs. L. E. Eigle and Mrs. W. H Bellamy attended the State C E. Convention held in Jack sonville last week, all reporting a pleasant time. Mrs. S. E. Durst and Miss Christine spent a few days recently in Palatka with Mr. Durst who is at present working there. Mrs. C. A. Smith gave an enjoyable party last Thursday evening in honor of Miss Sarah Linton, our popular as sistant teacher. About twentv-five friends attended and a delightful evening was spent in various games. Later delicious refreshments were served which consisted of sandwiches, cake, candy end punch, followed bv a few remarks by W. M. Williams, chairman of the school board Mr. Williams thanked Miss Linton for the great interest she had taken in the school, and hoped that she would re turn next winter. MiS Mary Green of Jcksonville spent the week-end at home. The entertainment given by the school in the town hall last Friday evening was a splendid one, the hall being filled with friends from Lake Como, Nashua, Welaka, Sisco, Palat ka, as well as all our home people. Uncle Sam and Columbia entertained in costume the various colonies rep resented bv the pupils, at which time a beautiful flag drill was executed by nearly the entire school. Will Gable entertained the audience for sometime with one of his original monologues which showed as in former stage ap pearances a pronounced talent. The play, "Miss Topscy Turvy," was then presented which kept the audience in roars of laughter and applause until the finish. Space and time will not allow giving details of the play, but we will say that the parts wore well cast and splendidly played, and much praise is due Prof. Eigle who had charge of the entertainment. 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. - THE PRICE SMASHER IN Bedsteads This specially heavy Iron Bedstead with five fillers in head and in foot and two inch posts, full size $4.98 Perfection Mosquito Nets Either for attachment to the ceiling or to the bed stead. $1.50 $1.75 $3.00 $4.50 WEiHANG THEM FREE. ' YELVERTON'S Palatka's Leading Furniture Store FREE GARDEN SEEDS The Palatka News has one thousand packages of Gar den and Flower Seeds, sent to it for distribution by Con gressman Claude L'Engle. The publishers will be glad to supply these seeds to any and all people in this city and county who can make use of them, and who will call at The Palatka" News office for them; also to those who write us making request for seeds, the News will send by mail. Make your request early. ,. The Palatka News. Russell &. Vickers Publishers. PAID IN FULL. COMO NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. John Woolsey have closed their home here and have re turned to iheir summer home at East Pleasantville, N. Y. to the re gret of their many friends. Mrs. James Cockcroft and James Gary Cockcroft, who have been guests at the Highland House, have returned to their home at Northport, L. I. They will be greatly missed, as they took a-very active part in me suciui life here. Mr. Hyde of Cleveland, Ohio, is a guest at All-view cottage. Quite a number of Comoites attend ed the closing of school entertainment . This for an obituary. .. .. . . That the world might unuerstanc: "Mr. Buy-at-Home's in Glory. Such I. "Pray help us, Mt. Editor, pray help us saw our trade. You don't khow, you don't realize the inroads that they've made, Those firms that do their business through the mails and Bight unseen. Pray help us get a stranglehold on some of that long1 green." And the editor, good fellow, Wrote a scorching, scathing screid. And he used some headlines yellow Showing up Chicago greed. And he bought from his home mer chant Just whatever he might need. The month passed very quickly, and in the usual term Mr. Printer got a statement print ed by an outside firm. II. "Defend us, Mr. Editor. Defend against the raid These bin concerns are making with their darned mail-order trade. - Let go Higher Criticism. Get a grasp on things mundane. Use your columns, Mr. Printer, for a Buy-at-Home Campaign." Facts to make a reader dizzy Told about Home Dealer's hope And the editor got busy Figured all the profit dope For a Bigger, Better City. Bought at home from meat to soap. Then he asked a chance to figure on his neighbor's catalogue. But the contract was awarded giv en a "mail-order hog." III. "A good ' word, Mr. E Jitor, a good word from your pen May help me with St. Peter. I'll not trouble you again. Set me up as an example, th-.t the nation's youth may save. Tell about my church attendance. List the pennies that I gave." And the editor, improving Opportunity at hand Wrote in tearful accents, moving With the words at his command A Card of Thanks. The Associated Charities wishes to thank the managers, the orchestra, and all those who aided in making the presentation of "The Silver flask" such a success. Also the public for its liberal patr nage. Summer School at Keuka. Term begins June 14, and continues 10 weeks. This school will be con ducted for those who wish to pre pare for the September examination. Arrangements can be made for those who wish to board themselves. We are prepared to give you good s r vice and assure you that your inter ests will be carefully looked after. Let me hear from you as soon as pos sible so that arrangements can be made for you. J. N. OVERHULTZ, z3-bt. Keuka, Honda. Death of Miss Margaret Goza. The remains of Miss Margaret Go za were brought to this city last Fri day and interred in the cemetery. The funeral services were conducted at the Goza home bv Dr. W. M. Poage of St. James M. E. Church, South. Miss Goza's death occurred in At lanta where she went several weeks ago hoping to be benefitted by the change. She had been in poor health for several months, but her many friends in the city did not know that her condition was worse. Miss Goza was born in Palatka some twenty years ago and has made this her home the most of the time. She had a host of friends all of whom were shocked to hear of her death. She was the only child of Mrs. James Ooza, who has the sympathy of the whole community. The Pool at the Saratoga Open. Free for boys next Sunday. Free for girls next Monday. fl:-. Adv. at Pomona and greatly enjoyed the evening. H. C. Gates. G. W. Davidson, C. C. Sullivan and H. H.Bratten spent a few days camping at Salt. Springs. They caught ninety fish, among them many large ones. tney report a jolly time. Services were held at the M. E. churth Sunday morning. W. H. Ga ble led the League meeting in tne evening. . Charles Henry Prior met with a serious accident while at play at school, falling and breaking his collar-bone. The porfessor took him to the doctor, and had it set, and then brought him home. He is get ting along as well as can be expected. Karl He'inrichs who has spent the winter here, left Tuesday for his home at We3t Hampton, L. I. Karl will be greatly missed, as he is a prime favorite of the young and old. Mr. and Mrs. Joel Jenkins have closed their home and have returned to their home at Washington, D. C., stopping over at Palatka to see their children, INTERLACHEN. a pity he can't save On the Sexton's cost o' living with a nice mail-order grave. H.R.Burkc, in Oskaloona, Ic, Times. Worse. Do you suppose it's such a -very bad thing to be sarcastic?" "Not nearly so bad as to think you are and not be so." Mrs. J. M. Jones returned Satur. day from a very pleasant visit with f i lends in Uaytona. Miss Lucy Abbott, a prominent w. C. T. U. worker, delivered a lecture on the temperance qjestion Wednes day afternoon and evei.ing in tne Congregational church. While here Miss Abbott was a guest in the Town send home. "' ... Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Leonard. Mrs. Houe-hton and Miss Beatrice Hough ton left Friday for their summer home in the north. Misses Achsah Motes and Clara Kenhart entertained the young people Tuesday evening at the hall, giving them a aeiigntiui evening oi amusement. Dr. J .M. Jones was a business vis itor in Palatka Tuesday. Arrancements have been made tor a game of baseball to be played by the Johnson and Florahome teams on the Interlachen diamond next Saturday. HARLEM HAPPENINGS. Ivan Bohannon and J. G. Min ton were visitors to Palatka on Sat urday. Mrs. Mamie Vares nas oeen very sick for some days but is reported some better now. Mrs. Minnie Pruitte is on the sick list Ivan Bohannon and wife visited at of L. B. Varnes Sunday. Aaron Varnes was a Palatka visitor Thursday. Our farmers are through plating corn and some are beginning to work over. We had a very interesting prayer meeting Sunday night at Providence church. W. J. McRae was at his best and gave us a good lecture on tne first two of the Ten Commandments, The lecture was much enjoyed by all nresent. M. Bohannon is taking in some new land. BAKUSM. EAST PALATKA NEWS. Potatoes ere still moving freely and hich prices still prevail which makes our farmers wear a pleasant smile continually. S. S. Browning spent Thursday and Friday in Jacksonville Ust week. After spending several days Here with her sister, Mrs. Tom Waldron, Miss Ida Vause returned to her home at Johnson Saturday. Mrs. B. I. Campbell of Jackson ville is visiting her mothor, Mrs. C. Yelvineton. this week. Mrs. S. S. Browning and little dauehter Ruth spent the latter part of last week at Hurds, the guents of Mrs. R. II. Browning. J. A. Helms was a business visitor at Tallahassee yesterdr.y. Miss Rosa Coxe of Palatka spent Monday afternoon with Mrs. C. 11. Hyde. Mrs. P. B. Williams and Mrs. J. A. Holms were shopping in Palatka Friday. J. A. Wells, Carl and Miss Gladys Wells, also his neice, Miss Margaret Wells, snent Sunday at Riverdale, There will Ue a BiDie reaaing ana sonir service at tne cnurcn ounuuy nicht at 7 30. All are invited to come and bring their Biblos. R. N. Durrence of falatka was a hnsinesa visitor here Monday. Mrs. C. H. Hyde spent several dr.ys last week at Micanopy lie guest of relatives and friends. Sheriff Kennerlv of Pclatka made r business trio over here Tuesday. Misr.es Lavinia and Ruth Ri'.ey of New Smyrna spent Sunday here with tl eir grandmother, Mrs. w. u. nay. Along Came Ruth. Hustle. Elsie. R'lth sang out as she rushed in the door of her cousin's home. "I've got tickets to the matinee, and we haven't a min ute to SDare." O. Kuth. 1 could never get.reaay, I've just done my hair and those horrid skirts always ruin it every time I slio them over my head." I'll fix that, alright," answered Ruth. and. dashing into her uncle's room she procured one of his large silk handkerchiefs. "Here," she told her cousin. "place this over your head, Your skirt will slio over easily and not a hair will be dragged out oi place." And Kuth and her cousin saw tne curtain rise on the matinee. . 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." End Ancient Office. The town's bellman is i functionary who has come down with the history of various ancient communities for hundreds of years; but Stirling (Eng land) town council recently resolved to abolish the office. It was decided to ask that the bell be returned by its present holder, and if he s employed by third parties to make announce ments, that he provide a bell for himself. 7K T I T " - u 9 nr. Jn.'t olalm tn Cut nrlCM below a Hvlng profit .but e P- UWely guarantee to five you M eood talue for your "ony en be given by any honest bus!- m i ,h. vniiimft of bnaineat w m new ' - that eomlnf our way proves oor contention. J mi i: .-J Anantltv mt Motto. 628 Kirbr St. Beat Think Softly. "H blue or depressed, think of a pretty girl or something equally as pleaBant," advises a doctor. H'm. In the case of a marr ed man it would be best for him not to do his thinking out loud Phllade phia Inquirer. ' Real Home of the Rosemary. The home of the rosemary was orig inally in the south of Europe, more especially Italy, where it grows to the height of six or eight feet, either being trained upward from the ground or embedding its roots In an old wall. It grows in three varieties gold, su rer and green. 1fl0 Reward. SI 00. The readers or this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure In all its stages, and that Is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is the only positive cure now known to the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a constitutional disease, requires a constitutional treatment. Halls Catarrh Cure is tgken internally, a, in ir.ptiv unnn the blood and mu cous surfaces of the system, thereby destroying; the foundation of the di sease, and giving the patient strength by building up the constitution and ssslstlng nature In doing Its T.TA' The proprietors have so much faith In Its curative sowers that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any ease that It falls to cure. aena ior u i .i i.l. kAArmm? F-. J. CHENEY CO. Toledo. O. Sold by Druggists, Tie. Take Halls family Pills for const! After It Was Bought and Paid For It Lost Its Charm. The largest amount ever officially recorded as the purchase price of a prescription Is 5,000 ($25,000). paid by the British parliament to a Mrs. Ste vens to reveal the Ingredients of her cure for "gravel aud stone In the blad der and kidneys." Parliament voted this amount to satisfy the demands of the British public; also because Mrs. Stevens would not take a penny less for her secret. The Ingredients as revealed by Mrs. Stevens were as follows: "Eggshells, snails (shells nnd all), hips and haws, ash keys, swine cress and various oth er vegetables all burned to a ciuder, and the ash mixed with camomile flowers, nnd fennel and other vege tables." Curiously enough, when this high priced prescription was made public it immediately lost Its potency and Its popularity. .New cases failed to re spond to Its magic, and cases which had been currfd while Its mysteries were still unreveuled promptly de veloped new symptoms. At the end of a year It was practically forgotten. But Its price record still stands; also the record of one Instance In which a British parliament failed to get Its money's worth. Los Angeles Times. Who Baked Them? A little girl was sent to a neigh bor's with a plate of fresh cookies that her mother had just baked. In a llttlo while she came running back to her mother and said: "Oh, mother, Mrs. Weeks thought the cookies were just flue and she wants the 'address' for them." Mr. Plnkley's Grievance. "I wouldn't o' had no trouble wlf de- constable ner nobody," said Mr. Eras- tus Plnkley, "if It hadn't baen for woman's love o' dross." "What has dress got to do with It?" asked the jail er. "My women folks warn't satisfied to eat de mos' of de chicken. Dey had to put de feathers In deir hats an' pa rade 'em as cimeumstantlal evidence." Washington Star. Where Women Swim Best. "The Korean women are the best swimmers iii the world," said a life guard. "The Korean pearl diving Is in their hands. They swim they don't boat thev swim out to the pearl fish erles of Ouelpart, lugging baskets with them. After this swim of half an hour they dive down fifty feet and fetch up queer oue shelled pearl oysters as big as bubie.s. They dive till their basKeis are full the baskets are corked to keep thorn afloat and after three or four hours' work they swim buck home with their catch. The big one shelled oysters are valuable as pearl mines and as food too. A half dozen Koreans will sit down to an oyster as gayly as you or 1 sit down to a broiled lobster." Looked Bad For Papa. William's iuK-le was a very tall, fine lookinir man. while his father was very small. William admired his uncle nnd wished to grow up like hiin. One day he said to bis mother: "Mama, bow did uncle grow so big and tall?" Ills mother said, "Well, when undo was a small boy be was always a very Eood boy and tried to do what wa right nt all times, so God let him grow up big and tall." William thought this over serlonsl, for a few minutes, then said, "Mama what kind of a boy was papa ?" Pitts burgh Post. There's Room at the Top. Ho entered the barlier shop, sat him self down, resigned to his fate. The burlier shaved him. "Shampoo, sir?" asked the tensorial- 1st. "No," replied the man, gazing at his bald dome In the reflective mirror "shine." Philadelphia Ledger. Ever Experience It? Hokne I feel like the oldest person In the world. Pokus What are yon talking about? You're not a day over thlrty-flve. Hokne Tes, but I've Just been listening to a sixteen-year-old boy tall about the things he used to do when he was a kid. Life. Strikes a Snag. "Do yon subscribe to the old theory that the criminal always returns to the scene of the crime T" "Not always," replied the euro enough detective. "Sometimes the extradition papers won't hold." Kansas City Jour nal. Revenge Is the abject pleasure of an abject mind. Juvenal. A RECORD PRESCRIPTION. - Snuff Spoons. All the world Is familiar with snuff boxes, but simlf spoons are pretty little refinements "f which this generation has hardly heard. Very probably they came Into use about two years after Sir George Itooke's expedition to Vigo bay In 1702. when be captured half a ton of tobacco and snuff from the Spanish galleons, and snuff thus be came a common article In England. One of the characters In a comedy published at Oxford in 1704. entitled An Act at Oxford." by laoraas Ba ker, says. "Put I carry sweet snuff for the ladles." to which Arabella replies: A spoon too. Thut's very gallant, for to see some people run their fat Angers Into a box is as nauseous as eating without a fork." lu the forties aud fifties of the last century snuff spoons were still In use on the Scottish bor der. Thev were of bone and of a size to go Into the snuffbox. People fed their noses. It was said, as naturally as they canted soup to their mouths. London Mall. What Could He Do? "I hate to be contradicted," she said. "Then I won't contradict you," be re turned. . , "You don't love me," she asserted, j "I don't," he admitted. "You are a hateful thing!" she cried. "I am," he replied. I "I believe you are trying to tease me," she said. "I am," he conceded. "And you do not love me." "I don't" For a moment Bhe was silent "Well." Bhe said at last "I do hate a man who's weak enough to be led by a woman." Houston Post Optimist and Pessimist. In a contest In the Woman's Home Companion the first prize for the deft nltlon of pessimist went to Miss D. Mc- Kelvev of Colorado, who wrote: "A nesslmlflt Is a man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing." The first prize lor tne aenni tlon of optimist went to Mrs. L. K rarter of Pennsylvania. Her deflnl tlon follows: "An optimist is one who thinks the high cost of living Is worth the price." Discussion Suspended. "What became of that good roads movement that seemed to be going so strong out this way?" 'It sort o' died out. The mua got so deep that we couldn't do the traveling necessary to attend the meetings." Washington Star. j Some H Matrimonial Bonds Are Good Dividend Payers DIAMOND ENGAGE MENT RINGS FOR IN- 5 STANCE. THEY ALWAYS PAY DIVIDENDS AND ARE HI ALWAYS A SOURCE OF ENJOYMENT TO THE WEARER. OUR DIAMOND RINGS ARE BEAUTIES. THE STONES ARE FLAW LESS. YOU SHOULD SEE THEM. c. j. smith! 3 THE JEWELER g S La-MUIN ST PALATKA J