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Events in and About the City Briefly Mentioned A eood rain fell here Monday afternoon. Mis. II. L. Dotson U visiting ber daughter, Mrs. C- L. Smith, at Zolfo this week. Quality counts at McCIellands.' 18 tf advisement. Mrs. Mnnn Norwood of San ford, is visiting her parents, Col. and Mrs. 11. J. Spence, in this city. Why, G.F.F.F means Goff'a Fancy Family Flour. Try It. advertisement tf. Mrs. F. K. Adams will give a Japanese tea to the M. L. S. C, May 22nd, at the Masonic ball. All member cordially invited. Secretary. . Get it at McClelland's. 18tf ad vertisement, The M. L. U. was delightfully entertained at the home of Mrs. G. J. L. Smith on the afternoon of Thursday, May 8tb. The next meeting will be on May 22nd. 6. Headquaters for dress making, millinery and china. Mrs. S. 1. Huffman tf advertisement. Mrs. J. N. Sikes and daughter, Miss Anna Mae, and Misses Anna VanCamp and Henrietta Farring ton are enjoying a two-week's out ing on Captiva island. Goff sells it for less, 51tf ad vertisement. . . ' JEWELRY J I have a well selected stock of ladiesand gents Watches, all kinds of Chains, solid gol and diamond finger Rings, Brooches and Chatelaine Pins, gents Stick Pins, Rogers Cutlery, Silver- ware aid such other $goods usually found in first-class Jewelry Stores Also Spectacles and Eye J Glasses. Orders taken I for first-class repair, and engraving. Full guaran- tee with all goods or re- pairs. Your patronage is respectfully solicited. GUS NAKI TIih Woman's Civic Association will urn nt tlia City Library Fri day, 3 p. in., May i6th. Mi Mary MrClcllitndof Urown villf, h kpuniliiiu a fw days in thu city, a guest of Miss Sallie Jon cm. the tailor, does advertisement A. II, Horn, fii'bt-claiN work. I8tf. J. F, Corbett, C. G. Brown and C. L. Fries were among those from hero attending court at Ar cadia the lirwi of the week. Suits for small bovs. nobbv styles at U. C. Blount & Co. tf advertiHoment. Mn Muive McCann is again at home in this citv. after havinsr j r completed a year's work as a mem uer or the faculty oi me Arcadia public bchool. Goff sellait for less. 51tf. ad vertisement. Capt. C. E. Bearce is placing new piling under the C. A. Dean tnmt hoiibe ncarVtbe Coast Line wlmrf, and making other repairs thereon. . High grade candies,a fine assort ment at A. P. Hatch's corner grocery, tf. advertisement Miss Isidora Sikes, is visiting relatives at Evanston, from where she will go later to Gainesville, to be with her brother, James Sikes, (inline commencement week at the University of Florida. Get your summer underwear at K. C. Blount & Co. advertisement. Mr. knd Mrs. B. B. Cannon re turned Monday night from a ten day's visit to Swansboro, N. C. They have sold their property in that city and will make their per manent home here. A full line of staple and fancy fresh and reliable, at A P. Hatch's, t advertise-, ment . Thfi Music and Expression Club held its regular meeting in the Music hall Friday afternoon. May 9th. These meeting! win continue during the nummer, each Saturday afternoon instead ot unaay auer noons as heretofore. Houa vnu tried our ice cream and cool drinks! It's time to havo onnfW. McClelland & Co. 18tf advertisement. ' ; M Reclames E. L. Webb and S. J. VelIs left yesterday morning fnr ihmr Kentucky homes, after having spent six months at their winter cottage in Ibis city. Friends here will look forward to their re turn again in the fall. , Expert altering, cleaning and 'pressing. Satisfaction guaranteed. A. H. Horn, McClelland bldg. advertisement 18tf. . Goff sell it for less. 51tf. advertisement. Think 'IMS oyer ! Money c Economy look like an up-hfll em t is the kuau -x u will can persevere in yoursmaii "r;nPVnnt d raw find1 this out. Your extravaffance doe not drnvr interest. Some day vou will pay erf "SSev in present extravagance. It you Pthat g"gJ" the BANK NO V you ?"2 MERCHANTS BANK Base hall game Tuesday, May 20th, "Piintu Gorda colored ladies vs. colored schol boys." Ad mission 25c. Public invited. Ric.vcle rennirinsr. sundries etc., at reasonable price; Pope motort . cycles and wheels; nouses iorreni- F. S. Strobiiar. aavertisemen. Bethel A. M. E. Sunday sebool enjoyed a picnic at Liverpool on Wednesday or lasr. wees, g.in and returning by. boat. Ni lino of bovs' knee pants suits just received at R. C. Blount & Co. tf advertisement. Go to the East Coast from Fort Myers on the big steamer bu wanee. Sails every week on Wed nesday or Thursday. Write or wire Menge liros., ton aiyers, for reservations tf advertise ment. Mrs. C. E. Lanier of Avon Park, arrived Tuesday night on a hnef visit to her mother, airs. Hi. N. Brown, in Solana. Dressmaking at reasonable prices. Mrs. Julia Jl. Brown at Mrs. Huffman's Sfcm 8-it ad vertisement. Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Whitten have as their guest at their home on Myrtle creek the latter's sis ter, Mrs. W. K, Boyle, of Bir mingham, Ala., who will remain with them two or three weeks. flomnlete line of Yale & Towne mid locks. Punta Gorda Hard ware, tf. . advertisement. F. C. Cunninffhamof Aledo.Ill.', after severl weeks spent here, a miBst nf his friend, t, JN. Brown. in Solana, left yesterday morning to return to his home. He will tnn An route for brief visits at Tampa, St. Petersburg and possi bly other Florida points. Glassware, china and notions; a nice line to select from: fair prices. Mrs. S. I. Huffman, Gilchrist Bldg. . advertisement G. S. Mitchell of Leslie. Mich.. .who is connected with a big land company having holdings in this and Lee counties, stopped over in this city from Tuesday afternoon to yesterday afternoon while re turning from LaBelle to Arcadia. He has been in this part of the state on business and is very fav orably impressed with all that he has seen. He will return to Mich igan within a week. Just received, 1913 samples of Alfre'd Peat's and Kayser and All man wall wall papers, Sanitos and and Lin o-Wall. Estimates fur nished on paper-hanging, decorat ,ng, etc. Punta Gorda. Hard ware, tf. advertisement Mrs. Geo. Smith of Maud. mother of Carl Smith, formerly of the Merchants Bank of this city, sends us an onion which measures fourteen inches in circumference and weighs one pound and one ounce. Equally as fine onions mav hn crown here, as has been demonstrated in several instances, and our growers might find it pro fitable to give more attention to the culture of this valuable vegetable. Whv. G.F.F.F. means Goff's Fancv Family Flour. Try it. advertisement tf. Durin? the summer months while the nuhlic school is closed. the following magazines for the children raay.De obtained irom Mrs. Gould at the Citv Library: The Children's Magazine, Little Folks Magazine, I he American Rnv. Bnv'a Magazine. The Geo- j j v graphio Magazine, Popular Me chanics and liird Jjore. uiner magazines that are more adapted for adult readers are: Current Opinion, House and Garden, Lit erary Digest, The Craftsman, American Motherhood and two theosophical magazines. Wonderful Mkln Salve Bucklen's Arnica Salve Is known everywhere as the best remedy made for all diseases of the skin, . and also for burns, bruises and boils. Reduc es inflamatlon and U soothing; and healing. J. T. Sossaman. publisher of News, of Cornelius, N. O., writes that one b.nc helped his serious skin ailment after other remedies failed, nnir 23c. Recommended by all druggists. 3f f i We Say Nothing But Saw Wood Bartow Steam Laundry The Best Equipped in South Florida Having Skilled and Careful Worlcmen Does Excellent Work in all Lines Pertaining to the Laundry Business. Guarantees Satisfaction Leave packages at McCLELLAND'S. Basket Clcses at noon every Wednesday ADAM SILCOX,A cU PuntoGorda, flo ' Barbed wire cuts, ragsred wounds, collar and harness Ralls heal up nninklv when Ballard's Snow Lini when we see tools offered at bargain prices. We know there is only one really cheap tool and thatisthe one made of the best quality If you ex pect to do good work you must have that kind of tools. We have them of every description for every use. HARDWARE OF THE BET TER KIND. PUNTA GORDA HARDWARE CO. i. F. CORBETT, PROP. PUMTA GORDA FLORIDA How can you tell how old a meat saw is? J By finding the saus-age, of coursel You'll Find the SausagelHere! The Kind You'll Like! We Sell The Best Sausage YOU EVER SAW! We Make It Ourselves, Know It's Ingredients and Age, And Unqualifiedly RECOMMEND IT! GROCERIES AND FRESH MEATS. S. H. MORTON Punta Gorda, Elorida. : OfPunta Oorda. ment is applied. It Is both healing and antiseptic. Price 25c, 50o and $1.00 per bottle.