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ATKA NEW and Advertiser. fIES VOL. XXV. NO. 15. PALATKA, FLA., FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 1917. SI. 00- Per Year. THE Pal Lerian Church, f ducted by the pastor, iforcl, D. D., at 11 a. m. a Morning topic, Pil ? le of God." Even jrThe Liquor Traffic, our fe society meets at b.M " school at 9:45 a. m.; L,. service Wednesday -:;o o'clock. A hearty fthe public to attend Cross Work. nf the Red I Mary Mulholland's, all Wv was largely attend Biastic. During the af i H. Randolph $ Georgia,' spoke of the , i, lw tViR class in I Home Nursing, which t , rofJ that, fis jned aim ui(,v - c possible take this rse ol stuuy. - u. mnomns oner 10 Li fm. the Red Cross Yiv 2nd, afternoon and r.;lm "A Daughter of adapted to the purpose will be ' twenty and The Baptist Chinci. There will be preaching i y rhe Das- tor Rev. U. L. 'Jonstve. in the nr. i n- ing at 11 o'clo-k and in tha .wening at 7:30. Sunday school at .):i" a. ni.. and Baptst Young Peoples linen a. ::10 p. m. Visitors cordially welcomed. THE CAMPAIGN FOR El GREATER FOOD CROPS Bridge Party. Mrs Arthur A. Corcoran ontprt:iin- oA mnst delightfully Mondav nffei-- noon at bridge, using the spacious parlors oi tne ruinam nouse. rerns and cut flowers formed an artistic set ting for the party of thirty-two in vited guests as follows: Mesdames James R. Murphy, W. C. Davis, D. J. Coughlin, 11. M. rearnsidc, J. ll. aiu lican, C. E. O'Connor, M. P.. Coch rane, A. W. froust, in. u. Kiles, aiso brook, F. H. Wilson, J. J. Johnson, Ponder, J. H. Haughton, W. T. Hanim, E. L. Mann, E. P. Chamberlain, L. K. Tenny, Hickman Collins. F. T. Mor rill, T. J. Reese, E. D. Fet-rell, Wal ter W. Tilghman and Misses Helen Cochrane, Josephine Steed. Grizelia Merrill, Lillie McKey, P.ryte Stutz, Helen Warner, Winifred Haughton and Mabel C. Wilson. Under Direction of James R. Murphy is Bein Vigor ously Pushed. COUNCIL COMMITTEE FOR INVESTIGATING The "High Cost of Living" in This Municipality at Work. Where Stifles OrUjinate. (Oil Men ! Putnam County will do her duty in response to the country's call and pro duce the largest volume of food prod ucts in her history. The campaign authorized by the Board of County Commissioners is being vigorously conducted by James R. Murphy, chairman of the Emergency Commis sion, L. Cantrell, County Demonstra tion Agent and Miss Josephine Sip prell, Demonstration Agent of Home Economics. The lirst meeting of the campaign was held at Crescent City last Sat urday and a representative audience gathered to hear the speakers. James ; K. Murphy gave a very interesting I review of the shortage in the world's ! food supply and urged the necessity lot' Florida laising all the food stuffs possible, especially staple crops that could he stored for future emergen- He congratulated the people of fllE SNAPPY SPRING MODELS ARE HERE IN MEN'S CLOTHING 1m Beaches, Torrites, Deal Beaches and Tropical Worsteds STOUTS, STUBS, SLIMS AND REGU LARS, PLAINS AND BELT SACS $8.50 to $17.00 WE ARE THE HOME OF Hart. Sehaffner & Marx and Style Plus Clothes 4 Eahton Shoes Edtrin Clapp s,'oes cletftoH Hats, Manhattan Shu ts Larhcr Collars, Del Park Xeckicear Hockinehair Vnderirear j Interwoven Socks. "OUR WATCHWORD IS SERVICE." FEARNSIDE CLOTHING COMPANY ! "The Big Store on the Corner." : I '.he district for their foresight m planting foodcrops in their orange groves a-; so many had done in the giove.'. he had seen along the public roads. He warned the colored peo ple that they too were subject to con scription for military service ami would have to shoulder ;. gun as well :. other citizens. He advi-ed all to act busy and raise as much food as they could as wealth would not count for much in the face nf a famine and the Pian who had something hi his storehouse would be better off thai Mh man who had money in the bank ai'd an empty storehouse. YV. C. Alvers, member of the board ,,f pnui'tv commissioners for that dis trict, who is seventy-five years old J land a vetcan of the civil war. tobl of the sufferings and privations of itbo-e days due to want of food suti j plies and cited an occasion when ho i was delighted to get a piece of bull- dog meal to keep him from starv i ing. I II. F. Tilliughast. a leading citrus i fruit grower, told how he was raising I i,a. t'lbles anil making him self independent of the high cost of living. i r.,i,v.ll ,'niiriv (lenionstiatmn lj, v tiiiiiv.., agent, spoke of the seriousness of the food situation as revealed by a enn- vass made oy mo unum .,1..., partment of Agriculture, and advised what crops to plant. V. A. Russell, editor of The Pa latka News, also spoke. YVelaka, which won fame by the splendid manner in which the people of this beautiful village on the SI. Johns entertained the farmers con vention last year, was visited last Mondav. There was an enthusiastic gathering to greet the speakers The meeting was presided over, by Mayor -u.. M,,i.nW reviewed the war situation ami the shortage m the world's supplies. He told how after attending a conference m New Ot- , v,,. innnv government e 1. . .1 1.,;,', 0.1 tbe seriousness peris nau e.sn..'"y , ,. of the present crisis, he felt it his 01 . . ...... . i,.i,- the message i patriotic diu "r- - t,, the people of Putnam county that thev might be prepaid. h. '11. r. poss oie liuiunt. .,i I' m;,s Josephine Sipprell. C o wntJ iHoanonstiation Agent of Home h.-o- ! nomic said that it tne men ,;. rliuci it is 't-thewoinento pre 1 ' .. ti inii in 1 ho r-iWHiU h'warned (lie women that t!,ere , , 1 . t-. in c.-itis. 1 lie la- ' I, ;l hank. had come to the rescue i h, women of Putnam county and : ,1 advanced to her the money to :, i1 ,0.000 can These w. 1 no ; t .r.g and these who n ... ... , ,. were warned i" -ht away. ,. . . ! linnrO tO save llll n.lvised nei .in.... , ,,. . !,!,. and jars tney cm,,., .. . . ; ll( 1 ., , purees and paste.- ':; 1 1 ,;v;.(i jA-imr mi th- fm.t ." peacacs. berne. et. -H , '"; of more pou 'ry !,!T he' w.mM teach thou hou j : ' J'-'' , ,; io water glass. Mi-- : The special council committee com posed of citizens' and members of the city council appointed to investi gate and if possible point out some way in which the municipal expense could he reduced, met at the office of Alderman Merrill on Wednesday ev oninp Mol.Viinp' hovond nn orirnniyn- tion and plans of work were discuss ed, D it the committee will meet again tomgnc anu get down to Drass tacKs. That there is widespread dissatis faction and a rapidly growing one, is apparent from the talk of citi zens on the street. Something in the way of curtailing municipal ex penses is the demand of these citizens and tax payers. And they are by no means a lot of "chronic kickers." On the contrary some of the heavy tax payers of the city are among the most vociferous in these demands for ,ii.f n ilmnnf It was stated at last week's special meeting of the council, when this matter was up for discussion, by one of the speakers of the evening, that J the. petition against a change 111 the 1 present o:ler, contained the signa tures oi men wno represented mo"e. than half of the taxes paid in l aiatKa. 1 nis statement nas neeii investigated. It doesn't mortice per fectly with the facts. The citv of Palatka collects taxes to the amount of about SHO.OOO a year on'real estate. The men and firms nnd cornora tions represented on this stand pat netition it has been noertainod. pav all told but Sfi.111. 17 one-sixth of the amount., instead of "more than half, as was stared bv this sneaker. Kumimngs or disapstaction and demnnds fop retren"hmpnt in city af fairs r'C heard on every hand. Will tlvs council pay heed? If they do not there is more h"r. like'v to follow legal measure'. S'p,'l' s 111 pinctions, etc. Th's is in the air. Fewer Eggs are required with BAKING POWDER In many recipes the number of eggs may be reduced SSSilem results by using an additional quantity of Royal Baking Powder, about a teaspoon, for each egg omitted. The following recipe is a practical example. Chocolate Sponge Roll lM cupt flour teaspoon wit 1 cup sugar egg 8 squares melted chocolate 3 tablespoons melted shortening H cup hot water 1 teaspoon vanilla 8 teaspoons Royal Baking Powder Th. old method all.d lor 4 d no bUI powd.I r: .dd-netn: mLd chocolate and T '; K..,in csift In drv Ineredients, and fold in as ligntiy as Booklet ol recipe, which onomU. In and h expensive lngredlente mallea Iree. Addr... ROYAL BAKING POWDER CO. US WUH.m St.. New York Coming Art Exhibit. TVip onblle iseVirvnl b.o nrrnnirnl vvitb the El son Art Publication Co., to oring tneir oeautuui an exnioit oi more than two hundred iamous pic tares to Palatka on May :' 3 and 4tb. Ten cents will hp charo-pd to see the pictures, the proceeds to go 1 . 1. . . .1. . 1 1 "i mi . . . , to tne scnooi uorary. 1111s is said to be 5, RnlenrliH enlleetinn. mtiH nne that all will be well lep.ild to see. Woman's Club Recital. The third recital of the Club sea- tr ivno rrrnrr li: Tllni'Sflni. ovnninrr in the Putnam House with a good nHmirlnnrp nnrl nn nvpnllpnt nrnirvfini The chorus which has been formed in the elub is rehearsing regularly and the results of their splendid tnaining was shown last Thursday evening in their several numbers. Mrs. Arthur A. Corcoran gave two vocal solos and as usual, was hoat'l with delight. Mrs. I.oveland and Misr. Ida Lcib pleased greatly with their charming vocal duets. Miss Louise Boyd de lighted her hearers with her bpauti f nl violin numbers. Miss Helen Tilghman rendered a piano numbe most beautifully and wr.s obliged to respond with an encore. The chorus closed the evening's program with a I ; ft in.tr rnmr. "Rockin' Trmo." which was- ranch enjoyed. The fourth and last recital is umlen way 01 prepara tioii and promises to be a treat. Mr. Earnest Slated. Word comes from Tallahassee that Gov. Catts has intimated his purpose to. appoint to the State Health Hoard, Mr. Ed. M. Earnest, head of the Ear nest Company in this city. This ap pointment has not yet been made, but probably will be soon to take effect on the expiration of the terms of the present board. Hon. F. J. Fcarnside is the present president of the State Board of Health, and it will be pleas ing to Palatkans to know that 011 his retirement his membership on the board is going to another prominent Palatkan. Mrs. N. O. Riles. Hostess. Mrs. N. O. Riles gave a reception Tuesday afternoon at her apartments, honoring her sister Mrs. Abo-brook of Leeshurg. Ferns, flowers and Japa nese lanterns added to the attractive rooms. Music was furnished by Professor Seger, violinist, assisted n Mrs. J. E. Lucas. Ice tea and sand wiches were served by the following ladies who assisted in serving and entertaining: Mesdames Liscnby, H. M. Fearnside, Carl Davis, P. J. Coue-hlin, Warner T. Hamm, Walter W. Tilghman, R. II. Hanley and Miss Florence Davis. St. Marks Church. 11 be celebrated at the Episcopal church Sunday at 7 a. m., 11 a. m. ant v:.iu p. m. mu iwtnr will nreach at both morning and evening services. Sunday school and liioie ciass a 9:4r a. m. Service and sermon at Hastings by tl-.o rector at "tfiO p. m. Tuesday Sts. rniiiip anu j-jhu-j mnmrtvini enrviep at 0 a. m. Mr. Claience Gridlev will sing Sunday, at the offertory all seats free. Every one eordi.illy invited. Bring seme one with you. can ni cat - hv C. M. Ifivingston Dies Suddenly. The dead body of C. M. Livingston of Johnson Station was found in the woods about a quarter of a mile from his home yesterday (Thursday) morning. The last seen of Mr. Liv ingston alive was when on his way home from woik on Wednesday night. ! He had been at work some two miles i 1'i-om home and on account 01 the rain j hud delayed his return in the evening. I When the rain ceased he started homo. Death was due to natural causes. . , , Mr. Livingston is survived by one son, a young man. He was well known iii Palatka and served as a deputy sheriff under Sheriff Kennerly. He always took an active interest in politics. He was an uncle of Chief Livingston of the Palatka police. Baptists Decide to Build. The members of the First Baptist church in this city at a meeting held last week authorized the building committee to immediately secure com pleted plans and specifications and begin immediately the construction of the contemplated church annex, a description of the tentative plans of which were published exclusively in this paper several weeks ago. It will be remembered that the annex con templated an increase to the seating capacity of the church by throwing the new school room and the present auditorium into one. The annex is also to contain a number of class rooms and other needed conveniences for church and Sunday school work. There will also be added a new bap tistry. The additions contemplate an tl.;,r f crime Sli nOd. The WOfk is to begin immediately the plans are secured. Sailing Caps, Bathing Shoes, Water Wings Loir prices )etv St 1 Irs PllAS. E. ROWTON fMON STREET PALATKA. FLA. etc a'. the oi .iv;...! tb-it eggs wi a dir.'on next i " l.illc ;!. j,',,, m-omi:e,1 to eave ,.',u,-,n-ti-ation in caumnir ,;.,.v c.in-i'V dellioa-t'-atioa '...r'v a,!v;-e.M- he:."; ,, ,1. ;.. a anna1 -'" .; ,',.).! aabnals. ' , ' , .i .,.1 .- ' pi w ; 1 : STOP FOR A MOMENT i liiU-.K.. j.... r cAirr nFPOSIT PROTECTION W...I me auvaiiidKtro ui orvi , 0 . V 'llllf valuables. Rent a Safe Deposit box in um roof Vault the cost is only $3.00 AND UP PER YEAR jUTNAM NATIONAL BANK 1 PALATKA, FLORIDA .-p'-v'.C poll ,-ir.e- Me-s'-s. ,., ,., n .."; t 1 ;, e.l a hivge ' .,..,..imn ed V..' ' wh" M. P. 1 .,...1 I '.co-'L'e- Mm;.. . to ho''- Meiiiiirial Dav Services. ruder the auspices of the United uighters of the Confederr.cy cf this rnofederate Memorial day waf lo'iatelv observed yesterday at the Tim Hire Scouts, followed by the I). C. and other ladies and gentle en marched to West View cemetery o'clock, with Judge ). .V L.ack . master of ceremonie.'. Kev. nr. K. D. Crittenton offered prayer, . 0 was. singing of a patriotic am, and then Hon. S. J. Hillmrn j introduced. Mr. Hilburn's ora- ; a was particularly appropriate and . t eloquent. The time and the oc- ( o.m were all that was needed to ; ing out the best in this eloquent ; - epdant of Confederate heroes.! followed another song, and then I ecitation bv Miss Mary Belle! . e. Rev. Pr. Bon.-ieel pronounced; 1 benediction. , I iid one gentlenian last evening:! 1 was present at this service: ,s s:iv, do vou know that I did not ; .. :i single Confederate veteran pros- I They are passing away, I'alat-1 ; '-nas I,t. a very few of them." A Palatka Benedict. Ti,u nffieiiil announcement re"d "Mis. Ida King announces the m"r riage of her daughter, Margaret, to Mr Horace Sevmoui' Burdett, Thursday, April Pith. 1017, Av-Vn. Pennsvlvania. At home eft or "" 1st. 021 .Tackman avenue. Avalon, Pa. It neglects to state howev'. th-t the p-room is one of our v"-,"""v'' Palatka bovs, and a son of Mr. "tv Mrs W. 'S. Bu'dett "f M'"''so". itrcet and who only went awav from heme' lat September to r-le way among strangers. Wei! h" has made good nrog'ess so far. as all "r now -ee. Alav th" nro'rress een'n "a. The bride is said to be one of h -nost ehaiming and nccnmnlishe. ,.,,,r .tiiK in her home town. whne't is pot good form to con -wit- , . . . : r 1 1. i .- ! nlate the hru'e on an oc'-'-mim u. kird, it could be done with fill' as ur apce that thev we--e her due. as we.! es the congratulations which v.",!. c ! showered upon the groom. The Woman's Club. There was, a most entertaining af ternoon spent by members of the Wo man's c'ub last Friday. After a short business session the meeting was turned over to the social com mittee of the club with Mrs. D. J. Coughlin. chairman, who presented a log "m commemorative of "Florida Day." The opening number w'as "Ameiica," sung by all and assisted by the Club Chorus". Interesting pa pers dealing with early days of Pa latka were prepared by Mesdames i-eies Port and M. E. Boyd, two pio neer residents. Miss Susie Lea Wal ton i.aive a reading on "Indians." This' was followed by two Indian Mings rendered by Mrs. Arthur A. Cerci ;a,i most charmingly. The pro ! gram closed by the audience singing "l-'la: Ida." The meeting this after .nnn will be iii oli.irp'p of Mrs. Gard ner and her subiect is a continuation of old Testament, history. ' .'.'..l of greater food Ceil" .-,,,,1 for a meet- At.U-n Saturday. May ''..1., f Georgetown T,: ... t nf m:xliins ;h- a t-h fry. hel.l at Tors'biV X'y, , ; n" Bostwick. 15"'lV'i F oVhemo and Putnam Wedrcsdax I " F1o1.;,l,eme is Io ,o wo'" v'- , .om;,es to .I", a ;., n-ood mk a... r 1loan lce ,,re-t deal more 1h h Mv ;,rht. Annl f1 . , oamr.aicn ,ucd of more fooil supplies. At Put-j am Hal! Mr. Murphy addressed a ii'a'hering at the post office. Thurs.lav meetings were held at h terlachen and Hollister, and at night at Peniel. I riday McMeekin and Melrose will ',. visited, and Saturday Francis and Kir wood. Xext Monday night, April a meeting win oe nem at auu- '"'The meetings announced for the com in u few davs will be as follows: Fnnci Saturday. April 28. 10 a. m. Kenwood. Saturday, April 28th. 2. p. n, Federal Point. Monday, April "il'th, 7:,0 p. m.: Orange Mills, Tues day Mav 1st. 7:30 p. m.: East Pa i''i.'i. n'JJav Mar 2d. 7:30 P. m.: Palatka court house Friday May 4th, Red Cros Benefit. Palatka turned out en ma -so To-s. dav oveoin"' to tbe . tirring rnne-N ,lr.,te bv the enthusi".stic raeml-e of the R."l t'ross soeh'ty rd etnov r,l a' first class "CVaa.-et" -;ven ' the I'm nam House heginniivr at o'clock. Sneee-sfol in every w-'. the Red Cross is feeling iii'ulanf rot when 'all returns are carefully audit ed there is found to be n net nroceei! of S110. ,. 4 , . Miss Mabel C Wilson dr e-'o.l the , entertainment nlans and was me by j pcuero'is resnonsp rvcv mh-o-. Louis Kalbtield act'ng as cni;esmai . ,1 ..n...il i-nmni rin piled ner i""i : ns on'.v .Mrs. MMi"-n voup" ladie and . gentlemen on the program added much to the enjoy ment with song, jests and drill---. To all -those who give generousn Cm", talents and monev the Red C-os's is vp'-v nnrtveewtive. Danc ing was en-'oved bv thos- who ci-ed to indulge and ilunng tne nu-rmi!.- 1 Tvnitressrs served re- s Ul in" " " ' - , . , , freshing dvink. eiga and cigarettes. The novelty or tne tning npiirai i the nudien'o and they are clamour ing for another similar affair. Suneriiitendent Price is Active. County Superintendent, of Schools Price is' delving into thing., and in Ids delving is finding out some things of interest to the system over which le he centr.d. lie made an ad dress to the high school pupils on Tuesday which et forth some of th-' things he had found out. They don't round gaod. For instance he has found out that the school attei'dance in the county is le. - than 1" years ago: that fie cost of education per pupil was im mensely higher: that the Value of seiiool property while showing a big ioereo -p. has not kept nace with gen eral progress in the county. The Palatka school shows a steady increr.se in attendance, and while he ii,l not nv it. it. is also r. fact that the school "at Crescent City ha--, made steady increase. Palatka s school has no department of home economics for the girl.', nor manual training de partments for the boys. But Cres cent City has these departments. PriH mnlcps some valuable com ments, which we regret we have not been able to secure throtign inaniinj to see him. But he's said something that should set friends of our school system to thinking. And given time Mr. Price is eoine to say more. He is younp at the business yet. 8 p. m.