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CITT HAPPENINGS AND PERSONAL MENTION C. B. Gwynn of Tallahassee, one of the candidates for comptroller, was a visitor in the city on Saturday. G. L. Knight of Florahome, one of the pioneers and a leading man there, was in the city this week. Thomas Mellen departed Thurs day morning for the north, after a three weeks' visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James K. Mellon. Miss Helen Norton of Crescent City was a visitor at the home of Miss Alice Hutchinson Tuesday and Wed nesday. Don't fail to attend to the cafetark supper to be given by the ladies of the Methodist church. It is something new. Erastus Pinner of Welaka and. Dr. D. C. Main of the same place, have been in the city a good share of the week. Mrs. L. Cantrell left on Monday for Evergreen, Ala., the home of her pa rents, where her mother is very ill She will remain away indefinitely. Dr. aiid Mrs. Winston Stephens who have been the guests of Mrs. Peter Gardner, returned to their home in New Bedford, Mass., this week. Dr. Stephens has land interests in Welaka. Victor L. Smiley of Crescent City, one of the more prominent young men of that place, has been caught on the petit jury this week and has been spending the week in the city. Hon. S. J. Hilburn has been at De Land most of the week where he is engaged in an important murder case as attorney for the defendant His partner, Col. Merryday is also in the case. C. C. Middleton, a popular merchant of Pomona, and a brother of Senator Middleton, has been one of the grand jurors in the circuit court this week, driving back and forth from homo each day in his motor car. The Associated Charities are in need of women's and children's cloth ing, also a baby cart and cap; there is also need and the managers would be grateful to anyone having an old trunk to dispose of, if they will kind ly communicate with them at the board of trade rooms. Mr. and Mrs. Marcus H. Rogers, who hava been at the Metcalf house for some time, left this week for their summer home in Berkshire county, Mass., where Mr. Rogers was form erly publisher of the leading paper in that county. They have passed many winters in Florida, as well as in other regions, including California, Cuba, Porto Rico, Spain, Egypt and Ceylon. And they think they will come to Pa latka again. Hugo Melzer of Fruitland has been in the city most of the week. H. A. Perry, one of Pomona's best known citizens, is serving on the petit jury in the circuit court this week. Miss Helen Cochrane and guest, Miss Leslie Weathers, were Sunday visitors in Daytona. The Young Womans Auxiliary to the Missionary Society of the Baptist church will meet with Mrs. Loomis, this afternoon at 3 o'clock. W. A. Williams one of the best known citizens of the Bardin section has been among the petit jurors at the court house this week. J. M. Gilliland of Florahome, a leading farmer of his section, has been among the petit jurors in the circuit court this week. John W. Conway of Springside, well and favorably known in Palatka, has been doing grand jury duty in the circuit court this week. J. C. Vause of Johnson is one of the petit jurors in the circuit court this week who has many friends in Palatka who are rejoiced to see him, J. D. Fowler of McMeekin, a son of M. H. Fowler, one of the leading men of that section, has been doing grand jury duty in the circuit court this week. Mrs. S. E. Young who has been the guest of her girlhood friend, Mrs. Emily McGregor in Palatka Heights, for a month returned to Atlanta last Friday and from there will go to her home in Cincinnatti. Col. J. C. Vertrees returned Wed nesday morning from a several months sojourn with his brothers in Nashville, Tenn. The Colonel has gained much in health and the respite from office confinement has greatly benefitted him. Saturday afternoon Mr. Thomas Mellon was host for a boat trip to Crescent Lake on the Etowah. The afternoon and evening were ideal for the river trip. There were ten in the party who enjoyed Mr. Mellon's hos pitality. Delicious refreshments were served on boat. Miss Leonora Purcell of Faison, North Carolina, is expected the fore part of the week, to be the guest of Miss Annie Bruce for some time. Miss Purcell is the daughter of Rev. Dr. Purcell, formerly of this city, is a musician of much culture and charm. and her many friends will be delight ed to meet her again. The wee tots who are members of Mrs. George W. Lansing's kindergar ten class have issued unique invita tions to their "Annual Social" next Friday afternoon. The invitations are printed on white cardboard cut in the shape of a kitten, with a pussy willow tail and read as follows: "Come and see the annual show, the one and only, the best, we know dogs and tigers and elephants too, come on Friday half past two." T T Tfthncnn fit Johnson station, a t tVio pnnntv for the oast rcaiuciib wi j - - . 62 years, and prominent in the attain- of West r"utnam ior two geneiauv"-, is in the city this weeic serving the circuit court jury n, PHiatVipn class of the Pres- byterian church held a social meet.-. ing at the home of Mrs. S. G. Co burn, Tuesday evening. Reports from the Gainesville Baraca-Philathea convention were given in an interest .,,. Vn? tVio twn rlelefates sent from the society, Misses Winmlied Barstow and Elizabetn uaugner . After the business of the society wa.; disproved of, Mrs. Coburn escorted the members to Smith's candy shop where they were served refreshments. Presbyterian Church. Easter Sunday morning the theme will be "The Resurrection of Christ Established by many Infallible Proofs. Evening topic, "Thomas, the Skeptic." Sunday school meets at 9:45 a. m., midweek prayer service Wednesday evening at 7:30 o'clock. Rev. C. M. Alford, D. D., pastor. A cordial in vitation to all these services. Cafetera Supper. The Ladies' Aid Society of St. James Methodist church will give a Cafetera supper at the Busy Bee Cafe next Tuesday, April 25th, to which all are cordially invited. The following menu will be served: Pielau, chicken salad, potato salad, deviled eggs, pickles, bread and butter, cof fee, tea, pie, cake and ice cream. Egg Hunt Postponed. The date of the "Egg Hunt" which was to have been given at the Con vent on April 26th, has been changed to Friday, April 28th. All are cor dially invited to be present. The egg hunt will start at 4 o'clock in the af ternoon, and the gold bracelet will be drawn for at eight o'clock the same evening. Ice cream and cake will be served. This social is to be piven under the auspices of the Sodality fo the purpose of raising funds to pro vide carpet for the Sanctuary in the church. Wonderful Array of Easter Apparel If you are not ready for Easter it will be your own fault. Our stocks were never more complete and we are ready to take care of your wants as never before. BEAUTIFUL DRESSES In both Silks and Cottons from the low priced up to the better grades. STYLISH SPRING SUITS of Palm Beach, Crash and other summer ma terials. OUR WAIST DEPARTMENT is overflowing with the good things in this line. Elegant line Wash Skirts, Gloves, Shoes, Hosiery, Parasols, Etc. Easter at St. Marks Church The following is the program of Easter services at St. Marks Episcopal church, to which the rector cordiaby invites all strangers: 7 a. m., Holy Communion; 10 a. m., Sunday school; 11 a. m., Morning Prayer, Holy Com munion and Sermon; 7:30 p. m., Even ing Prayer and Sermon. There will be special music by the choir under direction of Miss Lewif, with Mrs. Coughlin, organist. The children are asked to bring their mite boxes to the Sunday school. A large offering is asked for parish purposes at all the services. Every church member is expected to commur.icaie at 7 or 11. Palatka Commandery, Knights Templar, will be in attend ance at 11 a. m. BUY YOUR EASTER APPAREL TODAY For Sunday is the day of days the official "coming-out" day for Summer wearables. You will surely want to appear as well dressed as your friends, won't you ? We can fit you out at such-a moderate cost that you will doubly enjoy the day. At least, call at our store and let us show you our magnificent stock. Only two days before Easter Sunday. M. S. BROWN Clothier and Furnisher to Particular Dressers Remember the dear ones whether Mother, Sister or sweetheart, with a ''ox of Candy from Smith . An appropriate as well as an appreciated Easter remembrance Death of a Little Child. Little Cleon Welch Foster, the lit tle three year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Cleon Foster of North Second street, died on Monday forenoon after a few days illness. This little child was the pride and joy of his parents hearts, and was a prime favorite among the children of the neighbor hood, and his death has cast a gloom upon the home and the neighbors who had learned to love him. Much sym pathy has been expressed for the be reaved parents. The funeral took place from the family home on luesday morning and was conducted by Rev. Dr. Grady of the Methodist church. The funeral was private. Do Your Shopping Today The Earnest Co. Palatka Confederate Memorial Day. In observance of the custom of holding memorial services in honor of our Lost Cause, exercises will be held at the Howell Theater, Wednesday April 26th. at 3:30 o'clock, under the auspices of Patton Anderson Chapter U. D. C. The following program has been arranged: Invocation Rev. P. Q. Cason. Song "Tenting on the Old Camp Ground." Recitation By Little Mary Belle Lane. Song " Suwannee River." Recitation Fannin Wilson. Flag Drill bv School Girls . Address By Rev. S. Grady. Upon conclusion of the program the audience will repair to the cemetery, where the decoration of graves will take place. The public is invited. Beach & Miller Schedule. Owing to the heavy shipments of potatoes from the East Palatka-Or-rnge Mills-Federal Point districts, ths Beach & Miller Line has secured the I aid of the Steamer Clivedon from Sa- ! vannah, which was started on the run this week, to aid the Steamer Cres cent. The following is the time ! schedule of these boats for the sea- !son: j Steamer Crescent j Leaves Jacksonville for Crescent City and way landings, Monday, Thursday and Saturday at 9 a. m. Leaves Crescent City for Jackson ville and way landings Tuesday. xnursday ana baturday at 6 p. m. Steamer Clivedon Leaves Jacksonville for Palatka and way landings Monday, Wednesday and Fridy at 9 a. in. Leaves Palatka for Jacksonville and I way landings Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 2:30 p. m. Leaves Jacksonville for Federal Point and way landings daily at 9 a. 1 m. Leaves Federal Point for Jackson ville and way landings daily at 6 p. Finest new 1915 Cane Syrup, in new Cypress barrels, also a r full line of Staple and Fancy Groceries, hull weight and best quality at this store. L. C. STEPHENS, 628 Kirby Street Good Bye, Arlington. The work of razing the old Arling ton Hotel building at the corner of Lemon and Third streets, in order to make room for the erection of a mod ern hotel structure by Dr. Geo. E. Welch, was begun yesterday, under the supervision of the contractors. The new hotel, as has been previous ly stated in The News, is to be com pleted by November, and is to be oc cupied by Robert James. Time to Pay Poll Tax. Mr. R, J. Hancock, county tax col lector, has informed The News that the second Saturday in May will be the last day on which voters can pay their poll tax, therby qualifying them to vote in the June primary. This should be attended to promptly. Mr. Petermann, the supervisor of registration, states that the registra tion books at the court houoe will close on Saurday, the 29th of this month. Any one not registered will have to see to this necessary Qualifi cation for voting by that date, or be deprived from voting their choice in the coming primaries. Barbecue at Yelvington. J. A. Hinson, candidate for County Commissioner from the Yelvington District, was in the city Wednesday making final arrangements for the bi: barbecue and political meeting to be held at Yelvington station Friday. April 28th. It is proposed to have a big day of it; there will be music and dancing for the young folks, political speaking for the older ones, and a great barbecue dinner for everybody. Candidates from both St. Johns and Putnam counties have been invited to be present Yelvington being near the border and it is believed that the meeting be largely attended. Don't forget the date Friday, April 28th. R. E. NECK The Leading Photographer Portraits, Views, Lantern Slides, Flasl Lights and Commercial Work. PUTNAM NATIONAL BANK PHONE WHO'S YOUR BUILDER YOU should be as particular about the select!: of the. contractor as about the plans and tir selection of materials for the building. Mistai of an incompetent builder are not easily recti after a building is completed. My work in Hm and throughout the country will bear inspect! W. T. BOGART - - palatka, m BATTERIES CHARGE by the PUTNAM ELECTRIC & REPAIR C ARE MAKING GOOD. Phone 249. Near K. of P.Hal PALATKA, FLORIDA THE STATE BANK OF PALATKA RKSOrui'ES Real F.state j Furniture ami Fixtures Profit ami Loss Kills Ree M Taxes Paid Kxponse , Stocks and Ronds ,. lii, Overdrafts Cash and lnie from Hanks . r.1 Inst. 1'ald ..".77.43 ll.'.Ol .'.m.ici ,1115.14 L'L'4 II r.'.i.ru Total lnw.iiU.lli i.i vriutiks Capital Stock 1'enlHllil leposlts Time IVpostts SaviiiBs deposits . Inst, and ldscouut Exchange Surplus . Cndlvlried l'rotits Cashier's Checks . Hafety lcpostt Box Kent f :iu,rti.iwi Sl.r.K.yrt OI'l.lMt ::!'.7'-':i 14 . -. . 'J.Tiiit.iin di.;j 7i.iHi .'.'m.sii I.Lflsf.s ;i.im KO.UO Total $l';,inj.p,, The above is u condensed statement of the State Bank of l'alatka. Palatka. Florida at the elose of husine.s, April l.Mh. inns ' J. C. M.-CUih-KU N, HutwiTibed and sworn before le'i'his April Mil, Mil. ANXIK ATWATKR. Notary Pulille. state of Florida My commission expires February , vnv. PALATKA AUTOMOBILE t SUPPLY COMPANY Plumbing Roofing Pipe Fitting Bath Room Fixtures and Supplies Phone 152. Palatka, Florid' New Crop Cereals. Buck- wheat, plain and prepared; whole wheat flour, yellow meal, graham flour, rolled oats in bulk and in all style packages, cream farina and other cereals freah at all times. Quality and Quan- tity our Motto. L. C. STEPHENS, 628 Kirby Street OTercome timimiv - not becauBo you have J to control conditions " - a way to numor u. -. now: for you may pome di j eeir alone, ana "; - M buy yourself an auflu"" cullarltles.