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TKA NEW and Advertiser. tbTvOL. XXV. NO. 41 PALATKA, FLA., I'lUDAY,' OCTOBER ' 26, 1917. $1.00 Per Year. " Where Styles Oriyi nute." I li A TTENTION" II Copyright Wll, A H K ir-seMm'ini '.. I i m I PUTNAM'S CONSCRIPTS ORDEREDTO REPORT County Board Will Send Them to Columbia November 2d. To our Fall Models of Clothing. They are the kind that lend that Clean-cut, Well-dressed appearance to a man. Comfort able Clothes the kind in which you feel vigorous and alert, on the same footing with the other fellow. This is the kind of Clothes you will find in the Big Store's Clothing Department $15.00 to $40,00 Style Plus Clothes Hart Schaf fner & Marx We Invite Your Inspection The last of the summer's contin gent of conscripts (white) h;ive been ordered by the local board to report in Palatka on Thursday, November 1st. They will be given their instruc tions and will be sent on to Camp Jackson, Columbia, S. C, on the fol- I lowing day. These boys will be glad to have re lief from the worry which has been theirs for the past two months. They have been waiting in daily ex pectation of this call, (and many of them have been greatly discommoded in their business affairs. The delay has been wholly due to the -neglect of a board of "slackers," called the district board and located in Tampa. But this board sent in its report to the local board last Wednesday morn ing. All the names are included both white ar.d black. Only the remaining white con scripts, however, have been ordered to report at this time. But the col ored conscripts have all had their names reported back to the Putnam county board, so that when the col ored men are wanted there will be no fur! her delay. The following are the remaining white conscripts who have been or dered to report to the local board in Palatka next Wednesday: Merle Robert Ewers, Crescent City. Kdward Alvin Bachman, Palatka. Emery Martin Ferrell, San Mateo. Kdward Kummer, Jr., Pakitka. Crover Alex. Bauer, Palatka. Jesse Washington Knowles, Palat ki 11. I). "A." Harry Clayton, Crescent City. William Joseph Prevatt, Rodman. Charles Darbv Hooten, Satsuma Mights. James Arthur Revels, Flora.home. Richard Jackson Minton, Palatka R. D. "A." Davis Woodson Lane, Palatka.. Aicx. Rigdon, Palatka R. D. No. 2. Tne people of Palatka should give these boys a- reception, something to show that their service to the coun try is fully appreciated at home. Who will move in this matter? LIBERTY CAMPAIGN Meetings Being Held This Week Throughout County. Fearnside Clothing Company iiniwiMIII TrTBttUtfRTIinMI ox Tin: ( O IIS Eli "808" DAVIS SPEAKS FOR LIBERTY'DONDS Grand Old Man of Florida" Pleads Eloquently for Loan. Ik Printing ! Thone Us 19511 Storage Batteries Repaired, Rebuilt and Charged. Our Battery expert will test and famine your battery, fill with dis- wed water, FREE OF CHARGE Call us, we are at your service. PALATKA AUTO & SUPPLY CO. Phone 152. Palatka, Florida SON CYPRESS CO. BUYS LIBERTY BONDS Company Takes $10,000 and Mr. A. E. Wilson $5,000 on Wednesday. for I dc Si II.IHHI eo e- A. I.' W Tiles.- Buy a Liberty Bond iisay help your country. We invite you to call on us for any information. safe deposit boxes For rent, 3.00 per annum. FDllTu... .. nr DAIATIfA 1 g i HAM llAllUilAL DAlm ur " Wednesday was "Liberty Ia" in the V) iH-'i Siate. a tlay when a spe ,iii, w;h made in all paits of in- .i.nr.try. II. Vion. manager of tne W i!-ymv-s ('... iii anticipation of this 'n-.a.ie hi- arrangements to help, vrek he wrote to the directors mtmiiaty u suiiscrnie- i... the name of the company. uihoritv came on Iues,ay He cave in his subscription . .. ; Ilo aUa irave uli-criptioti of his father. .Mr. i;.e;. lor another S.".,ltun. .-tiiiM-riptim!. are of e.uir-e '.. ... ,,-Vi.n individual niem- '',.-T',; the company in Palatka a'-. I ;,,..,. oilier employe have su- ' The ' Wi'.sor. people are fully alive . . .- 1 1. i I. nn. I d rive. tile imperial. i ... - I. il-On ;.'OK a '.if; i-v.,,,-. hi.! week to urge on l ---- - . . ... i-,. ,u.,.p!o tins impurtan.-e. ..e .. i"lV-' working quietly and as a result , i. , v,,,k and oilier men in the Vr-on mill, a lot "f bonds have been , .i.-.-:-i':.(-d in I'alatka. , . "iVtn.m county's allotment, in this s.v, . ! ioertv Loan was f.1 -lo.OIID. ' -Wo re going to heat it. said M - Wo'ard ea.-luer of the Putnam . -,l li-nk. and through whom j,.',.' VVi'.so - company made its pur- . "hv several thousand dollars. : ... ,!,! fiie Bank ol L resceiu . u ;,:;,h- had subscriptions for 2.. per v.!, hove its allotment, and I know ) :.;; ,;,!.,. kinks iii this city are se4l- of them." " Ti-',. !,voks close tomorrow evening. ,, ,;',,,. a man or woman in 1 a who has idle money, this is I;,' h;1,: ., unity not only for a safe, I . ; . vestment, but their one oppor !;ur,V;y to mo to the aid of their . cc.imtry. Mr. b. I'a.atk:: Tlicre was a big crowd of Palatkaii's o:i the court house lawn last Saturday evening, coming out to hear Hon. Kobert W. Davis of Gainesville deliv er an address ors Liberty Loan Bonds. 1: was expected Mr. Davis would peak from the front porch of the court house, but the condition of his throat prevented his exposure and the . rowd was invited inside. They didn't all go, but enough went up stairs to till the big court room. Col. Milburn, Judge Iavis' old law partner, introduced the speaker, who needed nr introduction to a- Palatka audience, but just the same Col. Hil ! urn told a-i.v strangeis what this em inent citi'.cn once meant o Palatka : ml the hold he had on the heart .-trings of the people of Florida, and why. Hilburu was complimentary, hut even he couldn't, say it all. Judsre Davis began his addres-s in his easy, familiar way and with the words that caught the attention of the assembled throng, and then he lauch od out and told the crowd something concerning: the righteousness of the war in which America is now eng-aged .long with other democratic nations ..f the globe, ar.d what they were ighting for. lie led uj) to the nation's need of money in order to prosecute the war -ucce-ssfully: told of the great power and resources of the mighty military machine against which we are fighting . ml what defeat would mean to Am erica and the world, lie told how the soldiers would win the battles, but .-howed that only money could win the war. That, we, the people, must sup ply the government with the money. Oh, it was a masterly address, and if it didn't cause some people to un loosen their purse strings then there is no power in eloquent, stirring pa triotic pleading. It is Library Bond Week in Putnam county a.s well as in all parts of the United States, and if this county doesn't show up in its rightful pro portion as a purchaser of Liberty Bonds, then it won't be through any fault of "Gus" Willard' and his cam paign committee. Many of the churches of the county called up the i-mporta-rJce of subscrip tions to the bonds in their services last Sunday. Some were lukewarm is'nd said little or nothing. Perhaps their pastor? thought it irreligious to call attenton to their country's need in. this criss of the woild's battle for democracy, for religious liberty, for God and Home and Native Land, for the unalienable right to "life, liberty s li el the pursuit of hapiness," as against the so-called Divine Right of One Family to Rule the World. May be these lukewarm pastors are "on the fence." No, they are not that. They i just need warming up. Somebody must get alter them. Someone needs, to tie a tin can to their sanctim.oneous coat-tails. Only figuratively, of course; but they must be aroused. The pastors of this country must be more than "sky pilots" at this time, They must help arouse the people pilot the nation to victory. Oh! that we had the power to lift these dear old flap doodles "over the top" where they could see their duty! Where they could see American! boys manning ma chine guns and cannon and rifles and bayonets, and bombr.; could see some of them torn and bleeding while oth ers had gone to glorious death for w-h-at? For- freedom of religious thought, the right to worship this good bod whom they preach in the beauty of holiness under the guarantees of Democracy. Crescent City churches responded to the call. All of them got together in a patriotic meeting last Sunday right. Pat.notic songs were sung; the .solder boys who have gone out from the town were blazoned forth on a bCTincr over the pulpit and crowded w.ith the Stars and Stripes. The talks were all on the government's needs. At the Episcopal church and St. James Methodist, church, in Palatka, the pastors called attention of the con gregations to the government's need of mortey and urged their people to invest in Liberty Bonds. Rev. Dr. Blocker at the Baptist church also ureed their importance. Meetings are being held this week in all parts of the county. At George town the people had a "fish-fry" and picnic last Tuesday morning which reached into the rfternoon. Col. Hil buru, Judges Blnekwell and Calhoun, and Messrs.. Adams-, Dineen awl Jen kins were the speskers. There was a '.jrge crowd present and a glorious time ensued. That same evening at Welaka the people filled the hall to hear there same speakers. They were aroused ?ind many decided to purchase bo'-ds. Thursday meetings were held at Florahome, Hollist.er and in the ev ening at Interlachen. Mr. Willard attended these as well as the meet ings ct Georgetown and Welaka. as also did Mr. R. F. Adnms, prpMnt of the East Florida Savings & Trust Company, and who is in charge "f the Food Conservation campaign in this county. Tomorrow Col. TTilhm . will bp the only speaker from Palatka at a mon ster meeting to be held in the AHi torium in Crescent City, Senior Park Tivmmell will also speak. n-o-vided he gets release frm a rehu engagement, and which he is tn,!-n- to do. There will be a bvgp male choir, the big hall will lie dcoratpd :.;id every effort made to have a big crowd present. Saturday nifht will clop? the !o:-d cmnaitrn. The bonks will close. Have YOU UNLOOSENED? If vou are good to others long It jou ":. ,,. 4 snme one enough you wm mw to he good to you Don't fo"r7et your subscription is $1.00 a year in advance. j Judge Wills in Jacksonville. ! Judge James T. Wills of this cir ! cuit delivered an able and eloquent 1 address at Morocco Temple in Jack I sonville last Saturdav evening. ! Mr. M. P. Walsh of this city, who was present, said: "My, but that was I some address: it was one of the most I patriotic, masterly presentations of . America's position in this World i War that I have ever heard. Judge Wills rose to great flights of elo quence, an eloquence thr.t can "only come to a sneaker whose heart is on fire with his theme. If those Jacksonville people who heard him hadn't bought bonds, the chances are that they will do so now. Judpe Wills made their duty clear." A Hallowe'en Parly. The ladies of St. Mark's Guild are preparing for a Hallowe'en p:arty to be given at the home of Mrs. Metcnlf r-ext Wednesday evening. The ladies will turn back the wheels of time and become girls again just for one night. Ghosts will stalk about, spooks will appear at most unexpected places, witches will tell fortunes, old fashion ed hallowe'en games will be played, lots of fun for everybody; in connec tion with the stunts there will be a "swapping party in which you bring something you don't want and swap till you finid something you do want. Every one will have a- gay time dodg ing the spirits and spooks. Admis sion 25c. Come and join the fun and be young again. St. Mark's Episcopal Church. There will be special services on Sunday, it being the festival of Saint Simon and Judge. At 7 a. m. with holy communion; 9:45 Sunday school; 11 a. m. Morning Prayer and sermon; 7:30 p. m., Evensong and sermon. Thursday, Nov. 1st, is AM Saints Day, commonly called All Hollows; divine service at 7 and 9 a. m. Fri day following is All Soul's Day. Ser vice at 7 a. m. and 4 p. m. Come and pray for the soldiers amd sailors, for the Red Cross, and all who are work ing for a victorious and permanent peace. Vent C. R. D. CRITTENTON, Rector. T CALLS ON PEOPLE TO AMD'S AID Action Authorized by Con gress at its Recent War Session. President Wilson has proclaimed Sunday, October 28th,as a Day of Prayer for the triumph of American arms. The following is the Procla mation: "Whereas as the congress of th-3 United States, by a concur rent resolution adopted on the fourth day of the present month of October, in view, of the en trance of our nation into the vast and awful war which now afflicts the greater part of the . world, has requested me to set apart by official prockmatioiij a day on which our people should be called upon to offer concerted prayer to Almighty God for His. . divine aid in the success of our arms, And whereas, it behooves a great free people, nurtured as we have been in the eternal princi ples of justice and of right, a, , nation which has sought from the earliest days of its existence to be obedient to the divine teach ings which have inspired it in ' the exercise of its liberties, to turn always to the Supreme Manl ier and cast themselves in faith at his feet, praying for His aid and succor in every hour of trial, to the. end that the great aims to which our fathers dedicated our power as a people may not perish among men, but be always asserted and defended with fresh ardor and devotion amd, through the Divine blessings, set at last upon enduring foundations for the benefit of all the free peo ples of the earth; Now, therefore, I, Woodrow Wilson, president of the United States, gladly responding to the wish expressed by the congress, do appoint October 28, being the lost Sunday of the present month, as a day of supplication and prayer for all the people of the nation, earnestly exhorting all my countrymen to observe the appointed day according to their several faiths, in solemn prayer that God's blessing may rest up on the high task which is laid upon us, to the end that the cause for which we give our lives and treasure may triumph and our efforts be blessed with high achievement. Present Day Democrats. We do not see how Governor Catts is going to reconcile his claim of being a democrat with his appoint ment of the negro R. R. Robinson to be a probation officer in Duval coun ty, and we do not see how democrats thruout the state -are going to coun tenance it. Robinson is an illiterate negro. and a republican. It was for doing such things as the appointment of Robinson that the democrats of this state expelled the carpetbaggers forty years ago, but many of the sons of the said democrats are mightily lacking in some of the virtues of their fathers. Ocala Star. St. Johns River Baptist Association. The St. Johns River Baptist Asso ciation met with the Baptist church at Rodman Oct. 7th. The representa tion from the churches was good and reports as to baptisms and contribu tions for missions and benevolences liberal. The body discussed from written reports the subjects of the Or phanage, Temperance, Missions, Edu cation and Sunday Schools. Quite n number of visitors were present, representing the various in terests. The people of Rodman of all Christian denominations, gave the as sociation n hearty welcome and splen did entertainment. Each delegate and visitor felt that he had the best home. The writer and his wife with many others were bountifully and de lightfully entertained at the elegant home of Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Cum mings, the. president of the Rodman Lumber Company. We'll all vote to go to Rodman again. A. P. PUGH. The Woman's Club. The first literary meeting of that department of the club held its first meeting of the season at the Putnam House Friday afternoon. Mrs. E. L. M ami was the leader for the occa sion, taking the place of the absent leader, Mrs. J. H. Haugrhton. Mrs. Mann, after giving a few brief intro ductory remarks, wbs assisted by Mrs. L. L. Boyle who handled her subject "Cyrus the Great and His Political Policy" comprehensively imd told much of value historically. Mrs. Mrs. Ijeon Jones read interesting notes and extracts concerning "The Saved and Saving Remnants," and Mrs. G. E. Welch gave the closing theme ' Spiritual Evolution in Proph ecy" a wide scope and brought to & close, the very interesting bible study for the afternoon. A short round ta ble discussion took place which was followed by a short balk delivered by Mr. R. F. Adams on Food Conserva tion. The club meets again this af ternoon with Mrs. Leon Jones as lead er of the Political Science department Next Friday the second literary meeting will be held with Mrs. E. L, Mann leader.