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SERIES VOL. XXIV. NO. 24.
BARRY C. WILSON DIES
SUDDENLY IN BOSTON
fas Formerly a Prominent
Young Man of Palatka.
a telecram received yesterday
Line bv Mr. F. H. Wilson of this
told of the death in Boston
$taday of Mr Harry C.
Wilson, oldest son of the late Henry S.
Wilson, one of the founders of the
Wilson Cypress Company here.
Thero was nothing in the telegram
-rot the bare announcement of
2 but Mr. F. H. Wilson states
that he has reason to believe that
death was due to heart failure, as on
Diwious occasions during the past
rear or two deceased has been ad
monished that all was not well with
Mr Wilson will be kindly remem
bered here, especially by all of our
older citizens, as 'a most promising
wrong man who for a time was en
raged with the Wilson Company and
also with the Selden Cypress Door
Co. He embraced Christian Science
while here, and when he left Palatka
some 15 years ago it was to take up
the work of promoting that cult. For
a number of years he was in charge
of the New York offices of the Chris
tian Scientists, and was really the
intellectual head of the organization.
To him was left the work of reply
ing to all criticisms of the church and
the work of defending its doctrines
and teachings. He was a man of
scholarly attainments and as a writer
on Christin Science topics he had no
Later ho was called to Boston where
he became the first reader in the
Mother church its pastor.
Mr. Wilson visited Palatka some
ihro years ago when he spent some
weeks with his relatives. lie was
about 4U years of age and married,
ifo wife survives him. News of his
death at the zenith of his intellectual
powers will be received with sadness
by his old friends in Palatka who
have watched his steady rise in the
profession t wnicn ne seems to nave
Leen divine! v called.
PALATKA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 1916
Catts and Knott Each Claim
Majority Ballots to be
Florida I'ast Coast Excursions.
The Florida East Coast Railway has
announced week-end excursions from
Palatka to 1 laytona, Ormond and New
jSmyma r.nd return, beginning Satur
day, June 17th, and continuing in ef
jfect until further advised, for one fare,
Ijtius 25 cents, where minimum fare is
oO cents. These tickets will be sold
for all regular trains on Saturday and
iMindr.y of each week, limited to re
turn on any train up to and including
Monday night lollowimr. bv midnnrht
of which day the return trip must bo
completed. Children between 5 and
12 mil be charged one-half of adult
re, figures to end in 0 or 5.
ihlS will Drove a nnnnlnr mnvn nn
flie part of the East Coast in Palatka.
Made to "Cough Up."
It will be remembered that onlv
me two or three months ago the
ward of county commissioners by a
Mjority of one vote declined to pass
resolution which provided for the
payment to the cities and towns of the
unty their proportion of the road
Some of H-m ,.oiiftp-n4-:.-rt p
itpitotuuiUVKj Ul LUC
wns of the county didn't like that
o vj, nt en a littlfe bit. Last
w rrnlay some of them gathered
w and attended the meeting of the
nty board. They talked nicely,
M firmly, and yet there was nothing
Then these small town dele
;es demanded that the board's lc
J advisor be summoned and that he
keil re-ardinpr the board's duty
the matter. The attorney came,
N advised that the law was man
5 it was tho board's duty
If I the towns their share of the
money There were said to be
S n.tthe 1art of certain f the
SSthat less this y was
3f nff' and P- d- ! mandamus
'ff T ruU1 be commenced.
ffl i the board weakened. It de-CwltSUt!!nP'-for
P from "nsiernng some ?3,
Palalk.i n..ii.L r..
I pi . wane.
vrt' evcr alertin the in
itk h1, Is n?tW vilIae of Pa
Itention f1' hils bought to the
The closeness of the race between
Rev. Sidney J. Catts and Hon. W. V.
Knott for the governorship in last
week's primaries is bound to develop
a contest which can only be settled
by the courts and a recount of the bal
lots. That the trouble is due to the
complications of the Bryan primary
law (or rather the inability of can
vasing boards to understand it) in the
matter of the tabulation of returns, is
Leading newspapers throughout the
State are conceeding that Mr. Catts
has a very small majority on the face
of the returns, and at Mr. Catts'
headquarters in Jacksonville the infor
mation has been given out that Catts
is in the lead by 409 votes.
At the Knott headquarters no fig
ures have been given but the claim
is made that Mr. Knott has a safe ma
jority over Catts on the face of the
returns on first and second choice
Men who are posted regarding the
primary law and the way it has been
interpreted by the various inspectors
and county canvassing boards, say
that there are complications which
can only be settled by the courts, and
that in many counties tho court will
be obliged to go behind the returns
to get tho facts.
An instance of how a county
canvassing board may err in a tabu
lation of returns is shown in the of
ficial report from Escambia county as
published Wednesday morning in the
Pensacola Journal. This report gives
the figures on Congressman used in
There were four candidates for
congress in the race Kehoe, Smith
wick, Stephens and Watson. The two
latter being the low men were elimi
nated. Kehoe received 1 ,(',70 first
choice vtoes and 872 seconds; Sniith
wick received 1,-liil firsts and 1)1)8 sec
onds, according to the returns. But
as Stephens and Watson, the elimi
nated candidates received but a total
of 5-!(l first choice votes, and as it is
the second choice votes from their
tickets only which must be added to
the Kehoe and Smithwick vote, it is
difficult for the average man to un
derstand how they could be accredited
each with more second choice votes
than the total first votes given to tho
What has happened in Escambia
county has been duplicated in many
other counties of the State, and for
this reason it is certain that the
courts will be obliged to settle the
question as to who is the legal candi
date of the democratic party for Gov
ernor. There have been rumors of disap
Dearimr ballot boxes and oilier at
tempted frauds, but those rumors
should not be taken seriously. There
will be no fraud in the counting of
The day of stuffed ballots and ma
nipulated returns in Florida has pass
ed, never to return. If any man
should attempt to thwart the will of
the people of Florida as expressed at
the polls, the State's prison stares
that man in the face as certainly as
the sun shines.
If Mr. Catts has the majority vote
over Mr. Knott, then Mr. Catts should
and will be officially proclaimed the
democratic nominee for Governor of
Florida, and no man in the State will
submit more gracefully to that ex
pression of the people than William
V. Knott. What we say of Mr.
Knott, we believe can as truthfully be
said of Mr. Catts. All these gentle
men want, is to know what this ex
pressed will of the people is. Time
will tell for it takes time to recount
ballots and tabulate returns on near
ly 75,000 ballots.
In the meantime we can all in
rliilcvn nnvsplves in denouncing tha
$1.00 Per fear.
ENDS WILL GROOM
For Supreme Bench Place
Vacated by Mr. Justice
Pensacola, June 15. Will Senator
Nathan P. Bryari be appointed to fill
the vacancy in the supreme court
caused by the resignation of Hughes
to accept the presidential nomination.
Many of his friends in Pensacola
are taking active steps to get the ap
pointment for him and it is expected
his name will receive careful consid
eration at the hands of President Wil
son. Senator Bryan's work in the Unit
ed States Senate has attracted much
attention in official circles at Wash
ington, where his reputation as a
clear thinker and logical speaker won
him marked recognition, and his
proved ability as a lawyer in Jackson
ville, before his election to the Sen
ate, are expected to weigh well in the
mind of President Wilson when he
considers the appointment.
In his private practice before the
courts of the country, Mr. Bryan was
recognized for his analytical ability.
His early training and his higher
education, it is contended, render
him eminently fit to hold the high po
sition. His diplomas from Emory
College and the law school of Wash
ington and Lee University, afford
him sufficient training to merit his
Society Editor's Troubles.
The trouble of a society editor in
a small city are reflected in the fol
lowing society item: Miss Genevieve
Smithes entertained at bridge and
(lancing yesterday afternoon. The
first prize in cards was won bv
To Name Wilson and Mar
shall for Another Vic
i censored necause sua sings m
the choir); second prize was captured
by Miss (kept, out be
cause she teaches in tho public
schools,); Consolation prize was taken
by Miss (kept out by
special request as her mother objects
to cards). Among these present were
Miss- (kept out because of
death in the family recently) Miss
(censored becr.use her
employer objects to dancing.) Misi
(has a Sunday school
class) and Mrs. (hus
band objects to both cards and danc
inir. The guest departed under cover
of darkness and in closed cabs.
Excursion to Valdosta, Macon
The annual personally conducted ex
cursion to Valdosta, Macon and Atlan
ta over the Georgia Southern & Flori
da railway will be operated on Sat
urday, June 24th.
The round trip rate from Palatka to
Valdosta will be $2.50, to Macon .$1.50
and Atlanta $.50. Tickets will be
honored from Palatka on train No.
12, June 24, leaving at 5:15 a. m., and
will be good returning to reach origi
nal starting point by midnight of June
Tickets will also be on sale at Jack
sonville for trains leaving at 7:10 a.
m. and 7:40 p. m., and passengers
wishing to make the trip that way
may take advantage of A. C. L. ex
cursion to Jacksonville on June 23.
Ample accommodations will be pro
vided and the usual amount of bag
gage may be checked.
Iffl nn fha . 1 4- mi'tdnfl
uup. Sm. - i-i i . j ------- --- , ip rnit toun
home with": I j for profitable use in 1-londa, ami urge tho w:
for th .V V"1.'' i"'- upon the incoming legislature mu no-; .. '
"U"L3 uuu meir towns. ceSsitv of its repeal ami the enact-1 Tr
Old .Man Discharged.
Most of you know old man Edouard
Gravier, the court house janitor. Gra
vier is an American born citizen of
pure French blood. He is in his S2d
year and despite his years is as chip
per as a yearling colt. He is a re
markable man, is Edouard Gravier.
Ho is descended from one of the
old French families who came to this
country and settled in Detroit, Michi
gan, late in the 17th century, with
the great French explorer, Antoine de
la Motho Cadilac. For more than 300
years many of these families have re
tained their names and estates, and in
,- their descendants are
ealthiest, most influential
The National Democratic Conven
tion at its first session Wednesday
heard the keynote of Americanism,
and peace, preparedness and prosperi
ty sounded by former Governor Glynn
of New York, as temporary chairman,
and with a high pitch of enthusiasm
emphatically registered by demon
stration after demonstration, its ap
proval of President Wilson's peaceful
conduct of foreign affairs.
Fully 12,000 people were in the big
Conseum. On their way to the con
vention hall the delegates passed be
tween lines of suffragetts spread
uiong trie street lor twelve blocks.
These ladies seated on chairs ranged
along the curbs were arrayed in white
and yellow and held yellow parasols.
It was given the name of "the gol
William J. Bryan is present, but
only as a newspaper correspondent
with a seat in the press gallery.
John C. Cooper, Jr., is tho Florida
member of the committee on platform
and resolutions, as well as a mem
ber of the sub-committee which is to
present the platform.
Speaking of the administration's
policy, Chairman Glynn, in his open
ing speech said that it "has been just
as American as the American flag
itself." As he went down the list of
presidents, recounting their actions
to avoid war the delegates caught the
spirit of his argument, and as he
referred to each particular president,
some delegate would call: "What did
"He settled the trouble by negotia
tion," Glynn would invariably renlv.
and the convention would roar its ap
It was plain that the telling points
to the delegates were Gov. Glynn's
recital of President Wilson's efforts
to keep the country at peace.
"This policy," he said, "may not
satisfy the fire-eater and swash
buckler. But it does satisfy tho
mothers of the land at whose hearth
and (ire side jingoistic war has plac
ed r,o empty chair. It does satisfy
the daughters of this land from
whom bluster and brag have sent no
loving brother to the dissolution of
the grave. It does satisfy tho fath
ers of this land and the sons of this
land who will fight for our flag and
die for our flag when reason primes
the rifle, when honor draws the
sword and when justice breathes a
blessing on the standard they up
hold." It is likely that the nomination of
President W ilson will take place this
afternoon, and that the nomination of
Vice President Marshall will follow
A hot platform filled to the neck
with patriotic utterances will be
adopted, such a platform as will go
the republican convention of last
week a few bteter.
Change of Schedule.
Effective Monday, June 19, 191G,
the steamer Crescent of the Beach &
Miller Line, will leave Jacksonville
for Palatka, Crescent City and way
landings at 9 a. m., Mondays, Wed
nesdays and Fridays. Returning
leaves Crescent City at 6:30 a. m.,
Tuesdays Thursdays and Saturdays.
New Brick Building.
The stockholders 6f the Atlantic &
Gulf Insurance Co. were called togeth
er last Friday night to discuss plans
for the new business block to be built
by the company on the lot directly op
posite tho Putnam House and between
trie East Florida Savings & Trust Co.
and the Telephone building. The
company purchased this lot several
Mr. G. Loper Bailey, president of
the company, states that they have
not agreed on plans yet, but have them
under way, and he expects to be able
to start on the new building within a
few weeks. A two-story building is
Boosts Interlachen Gravel.
Mr. E. E. Durkee, who is nothing
if not a good progressive citizen, has
tried out the Interlachen gravel which
is so popular a road material around
the little village from which it takes
its name and in the neighborhood of
Palatka, and is very much satisfied
and pleased with it. He used it for
building a sidewalk along the street
on which his home is located, and
while unformity in the matter of road
and sidewalk building is a desidera
tum within city limits, yet in places
where brick or cement would be con
sidered too expensive a luxury, trial
might well be made of the material
used by Mr. Durkee. Not only is it ef
fective, but it makes a good appear
ance. One carload of the gravel costs
from $30 to $35 delivered heie, and
was sufficient to lay a sidewalk about
2 1-2 inches deep, four feet wide and
about 200 yards long. It might be
that this would prove good material
for use on some of the lateral roads
which at present are such a great
drawback to travel in the neighbor
hood, and anyhow it might be well for
those who have these matters under
consideration to investigate a little
along this line. Hastings Herald.
ROUND ABOUT FLORIDA.
SAID ON RANCH.
The topics for next Sunday morn
ing's discourse to be delivered by the
pastor, Rev. C. M. Alford, D. D., will
be "Sins Which Kept Moses and Aaron
Out of Canaan." Evening topic, "The
Outside of the Platter."
The regular Sunday school service
at 9:45 a. m., Superintendent Fred T.
Merrill. Mid-week prayer service
Wednesday evening at 7:30. The
spring communion will be held the
Mist Sunday in July, at which time,
those who wish to join the church will
be gladly received.
tlio Cminnns. Bahvs (nro-
ment in its place ot a primal w . -;) n.lubio) PalmS( Relief.
that will be so simple lumu a . " " i B(,.lubienS; Graviers, etc., most of
taring man tnougn a hub "" . ,vhon, ..p aristocrats.
tipper story, may read r.nd understand
it a running.
Bid th t County Commission-
le fZ ,u :!,atka board of trade ; ,
that, it. . .. . J, i n,.Mf.
a : "ause me post npr , r pw i ron Lt-uaia. mv.
latka IZ.ZKK a? for the
new i wheat, plain nna ijicixu".,
whole wheat flour, yellow meai,
in the first ottImotoa I A nrnl.on, fl.nir ro I It'll OB t S in bulk
ill be liVo '?;' I r, in nil Ktvle nackaees, cream
feed tha?r additional roads and has! farina and other cereals fresh
ent in I ? ?ei'tai amount of it be I at all times. Quality and Quan-
W.C fa?eci!',1.road district is com
ldr Within the first .cflnot..
? t for
WaitW, f, UP tnat muicipality.
Neat, f,om bth boards will in-
tity our Motto.
L. C. STEPHEN'S,
j. 628 Kirby Stieet
lint- nor old man. our Edouard Gra
vier of the court house, has wandered
away from his patrimony and his fam
ily; 'he is the prodigal son "who fain
would fill his belly with the husks
that the swine did eat."
lie is too old to arise and go to his
fall1C.for father has gone. The es
tntr. h.is been souandered, and the old
est representative of a- once powerful
Glisson Store Burned at Bos t wick
The store and stock of John W.
Glisson at Bostwick was destroyed
by fire last Monday morning abous
2 o'clock. The loss is total, as noth
ing was saved. Mr. Glisson's loss is
estimated at between $4,000 and $5,
000, on which there was some insur
ance. It is suspected that the fire is of
mcindiary origin, as there was noth- I
ir.g in the building that could have :
caused the fire. As it was in the
night it was not discovered until too '
late to rescue any of the contents or i
prevent the total loss.
Mr. Glisson is one of the best
known men in the county and recent
!y made an unsuccessful race for the 1
office of sheriff.
Mexican B.vidits Tc'-.e 8.? Horsjs and
Fillein .Mexican bnmllts atijicKcd
four employe! s on (bo T. .. f'oli nnin
ranch at S;ui Summ-I. for; y v'hv
northwest of I.nrcilo. Tix.. drove file
ninclimen from tb corral and I'sc-ipcil
across Hie Rio Cnnnle with eight y
The same party of Mexicans. It Is
reported, raided the Johnson nnd Cole
man r:inri in the s:-rie vicinity and
c.'iptureil two American cowboys,
George Connver and Arthur Myers.
A company of cavalry lias been
sent to the scene.
Conover n ml Myers were released
lifter lieii'ir taken a short distance by
the Mexicans, nn,l reached I'alnfox
lex., titty nines troin l.aredo, un
Driver John Bunn Thrown From
Wagon and Skull Crushed.
John K. Itunii. hjio ."0 years, whe
was employed lit I'inellns Park, neni
St. IVtersliurp;, Fla.. died In the city
hospital as a result of injuries which
he received when he was run over
by n wagon nnd his skull fractured.
.Mr. Unnn was driving a team of
mines nirciicii to a wagon win n m
some way the lines became entangled
nnd he stopped down on the wagon
tongue hetween the mules to disen
tangle them. The team took fright
and ran. throwing the man to tin
ground nnd causing the wheel of tin
wagon to pass over his head.
FLORIDA TO CHICAGO.
Another New Business Block,
j f.eo Jacobson has sold the old resi
dence on Lemon street until recently
occupied by T. J. Knight as an in-
u ranee office, to Mrs. Margaret Shel
ley, who has a force of men at work
and aristocratic family has long been moving it to a lot in rear and front
the ianitor at the Futnam court ing Reid street, where it will be re-
e Putnam National
Bank: of Palatka
M Asiet., June 10th $700,000.00
.hties to Depo,itor. 495.000.00
et over I ;k;i;:-. . 'nl 205.000.00
- wiuinci iV Lcpvaiivt
tional S.'0 he New York Financial Review we are the second strongest
oank in FloriHa
r"3afe Deaosit ., k... m.v. SS.OO ner vear.
Micit v V ' uuu",e vkk syieiu. mc mc i-a i . . .
- j'.ur 1 1 'i n l. . . . l. :
Foreign Exchange issued,
A. S. Wtt.I ARn. mthlr
OHAS. BURT, Ast. OHKhler
house doing the work of a menial.
He is old, very old. and he cannot
be anvwhere on earth long. Maybe
he is' not repentant. But he is a
cheerful old reprobate and because of
his cheerfulness is entitled to a light
sentence. . .
By order of the county commission
ers he vacates his job at the court
house on July 3d.
May the old scout find another that
will keep him in his ideas of comfort
until the shadows thicken and he can
work no more. .
Gravier has a son, a man of influ
ence and high rating in business cir
cles, but he's not going to go to this
son, not until he has to. "I can
work," said he. "what do I want to
go to him for?"
modeled and made into a desirable
On the Lemon street lot thus va
cated Mr. Jacobson, owner of the
property, will build a neat brick store
which he has leased to David Frucht
man, who will put in a stock of ready-to-wear
ladies garments. Mr. Jacob
son has long been prominent in the
business life of Palatka; he has made
his money here and, best of all, is
willing to spend it here, believing that
Palatka offers excellent opportuni
ties for profitable investment. His
latest venture will be a great improve
ment to the street, and especially to
the block in which it is to be located
only a few doors west of the new and
beautiful hotel now being erected for
Robert James, by Dr. Geo. E. Welch-
Auto Tour to Traverse Length of Dixie
The second automobile tour to tra
verse the leng'h of the Pixie high
way from Florida to Chicago and the
first such tour to run from Florida
will leave I.ecsliurg. Fin., June L'v
The tour is to be known as the I.nko
county (Florida) 1 ixie highway mo
torcade. The tour will arrive in Atlanta on
the afternoon of July 2 and will spend
that night there, leaving for Chatta
nooga the next morning. The night
before will be spent in Macon. The
four will arrive in Chicago .Tulv 12.
Enforce Vital Statistics Law.
The failure of physicians and mid
wives of .Tneksonville, Fin., to prop
erly register deaths nnd births within
forty-eight hours after the occurrence
makes them liable to prosecution by
law. nnd if the requirements of the
etnte law nnd city ordinance on the
subject are not lived up to In every
respect in the future arrests will bf
made upon warrants sworn out by the
city board of health.
The sawmill and planing mill ol
Couufy Commissioner M. . Rushtou,
at Manatee, Fla., was destroyed by
fire. Cause of the fire is unknown.
Commissioner Ruihton recently placed
a sawmill in operation in connection
with his lumber yard at a cost ot
$5,000. Loss from Are will approxi
mate $10,000, partially Insured.
A compiuiy is boring for oil in
One thousand and nine head of cat
tle were shipped from Arcadia to
A turtle of the deep sea variety was
captured at IViisacohi which weighed
805 pounds. Shell murUiugs placed
its nge at 200 years.
Florida East Coast Tress as
sociation will meet in regular session
at Daytona. Fin., Monday and Tues
day, June 10 and 20.
One of the largest armored aero
planes ever constructed for the navy
has recently been completed. It will
be sent to rensncolu.
A meeting will be held in Tampa
this month for the purpose of forming
a stnte organization of real estate
Four important conventions will ba
held nt Atlantic Bench during June.
An organized campaign for com
pulsory education has been started In
Jacksonville is to have one of the
most modern, though not the largest,
packing plants in the country, Ar
mour & Co. having decided to con
struct a brunch plant in that city.
Judge II. I. Phillips was elected
Judge of Duval county by a majority
5f 21.1 first choice votes, and at tho
final count was given a majority. of
024 votes over his opponent, Van
Jus. A. Kniruett, for three months
on the desk of the Pensacola News,
hns severed his connection with the
News to tflkp up ifetively the work of
secretary of the West Florida Cham
ber of 'Coinnicice.
Following a similar action in the
cities of oth-r states, the Ladles' Aux
iliary of Jacksonville Council. Xo. 292,
T'nited Commercial Travelers, was
organized at a meeting of the mem
bers of the association.
Florida women's club's, federated
with the Ceneva! Federation of Wom
en's clubs, are being congratulated on
the election in ew York at the bien
nial sexi,m of Mrs. y,'iliiam B. Ypling,
of .Tncksonviliei'to the office of treas
urer of the national organization.'
The body of Frank Daniel!), ago
about (15, a riverni.ui, was found on
tho deck of a St. Johno river steamer,
some hours after death occurred, ac
cording to examining physicians. It
was supposed death was due to a
Meyer Itosensteiu, a well known
resident of IVnsnoola, died at his
home in thnt city. lie lind been ill
for some time and his condition was
serious, but death nevertheless wns a
severe shock to his huge number of
friends ami relatives.
Thirty-one army enlistments were
' secured from Florida durinr the
.month of May, according to Sergt.
Harry F. Conley. This is twice as
many as were received in May, 1015,
nnd an increase of ten over Apfil of
Jacksonville wns formerly known
as ''Cow Ford." a place used to swim
cattle across the St. Johns river for
St. Augustine. I. I). Hart saw a good
future in "Cow Fori," invested in a
tract of laud which he subdivided into
lots and blocks and streets called
The Florida Society of Certified
Public Accountants has been organ
lied with the following membership:
Pranets M. 'Williams, president; John
A. Hondsbrough, of Tampa, vice
president; T. A. Winter, secretary;
ieorge H. Ford, treasurer; T. ;.
Hutchinson, Walter Mucklow, R. W.
Bennett and Thomas Ray.
That another big lumber mill may
bo added to Jacksonville's quota ol
simllur industries is the view ef the
secretury of the Jacksonville Cham
ber of commerce, who Is in receipt
of a communication from the offi
cials of the corporation in a neigh
boring state nsking information as re
gards that city and port.
Drane Ousts Congressman From Long
Congressman S. M. Spnrknian has
lost re-election in the First district of
Florida by perhaps 2.000 votes to II.
J. Drane. of Lakeland.
Mr. Sparkman has served in con
gress continuously for twenty-two
Florida Cotton Acreage Increased.
An increase in cotton acreage ot
.7 per cent has been made in Florida
over last year, ns shown by figures
compiled by the Journal of Commerce,
as a result of reports made by 2.100
special correspondents. An increase
of !.(') per cent hns been made in
thirteen stntes as a whole, covering
North and South Carslina. Oeorgiu,
Florida, Alabama. Mississippi, Louis
iana, Texas. Ark.-nsns. Tennessee,
Missouri and Oklahoma.
Bridge Permit Is Issued.
Ofhchil announcement of a permit
was issued by the war department
to the Duval county comm!1oners
for the construction of the long,
talked-of bridge across the St. Johns
conneoting Jacksonville with Sleuth
Jacksonville. The bridge, must be
started within a year, and completed
within three years, or the permit au
tomatically Is revoked ,. .
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