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Thursday, October 17, 1918.
Volume XXXI Number 42. THE PUNTA GORDA HERALD, PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA MMmnilillllH1llllintlHlHllltllllllllllflllllfllllll1fMIMII1Hlhltlftllffff. 5 i I 9 ANNOUNCEMtNl s s This announcement is to insure the success of re vival services to be held in the M. E. Church South beginning . October 31st at 7 o'clock, p. m A noted evangelist has been secured and a compe tent person to lead the music. A revival improves the morals of any community. ' It helps' to . make the world fit for Democracy it helps to win the war. It creates ideals of permanent lasting peace. " Why is a revival like a lawn mower? Because it 'helps those most who push it. The Methodist "congre gation extends to every individual in this neighbor hood, and out of it, a cordial and urgent invitation to assist in these services according to your several a bilities and your co-operation will be appreciated. The preaching will be done by Evangelist F. P. McCall, and the singing will be of the best. Come out and hear for yourselves. ..... ; il( D. A. COLE, Pastor :5 S I: i I i x 8 ST German Peace Proffer Refused (Concluded from 1st page) sider an armistice so long as the armed forces of Germany con tinue the illegal and inhuman practices which they still persist in. . . ; Ji At the, very time that . the German government approaches the government of the United States with proposals of peace, its submarines are engaged in sink ing passenger ships at sea, and not the ships alone, but the very boats in which their passengers and crews seek to make their way to safety; and in their, present forced withdrawal from Flanders .-and France the German armies 'are pursuing a course of wanton) destruction which has always been regarded as in direct viola tion of the rules and practices of 'civilized warfare.' 1 "Cities and villages, if not de stroyed, are being stripped of all they contain not only, but often of their very inhabitants. Na tions associated against Germany cannot be expected to agree to a cessation of arms while acts of in humanity, spoliation and. desola tion are being continued which they must look upon with horror and with burning hearts. ' ' 'It is necessary, also, in order' that there may be no possibility ' of misunderstanding that the . president should very, solemnly call the attention of the govern-j ment of Germany to the language and plain intent of onex of the terms of peace which the German ' government has now accepted. It 5s contained in the address of the - president delivered at Mount Ver nofuon the Fourth of July last. "It is as follows -"The destruc tion of every arbitrary power anywhere that can separately, secretly and of its single choice disturb the peace of the world ; or if it cannot be presently, destroy ed, at least its reduction to virtual impotency.' "The power which has hitherto controlled the German nation is of the sort here described. It is within the choice of 'the German nation to alter it. The presi dent's words just quoted, natural ly constitute a condition prece dent to peace, if peace is to come by the action of the German peo ple themselves. The president feels bound to say that the whole process of peace will, in his judg ment, depend upon the definite- ness and the satisfactory charac ter of the guarantee which can be given in this fundamental matter. It is indispensable that the gov ernments associated against Ger many should know beyon1 a'per- adventure with whom they are dealing. The president will make a sepa rate reply to the royal and imper ial government of Austria-Hungary. "Accept, sir, the renewed 'as surances of my high considera tion. (Signed) "Robert Lansing. "To Frederick Oderlin, charge d'affaires ad interim, in charge of German interests in the United States." vThe president's answer, on be ing rend to the senate, was greet ed with preat applause. ' It meets the unqualified approval not .only of American statesmen of all po litical views and of American peo ple in general, but of all the lead ing statesmen of Great Britain, France and Italy.' The unanimous demand of all the nations fighting against Ger man diabolism is, "Down with au tocracy ! Unconditional surren der." The war will continue with un abated energy until this demand is granted. ' ...'. 23 The Hunr His Mark! 1 iw&Z Returning from a three months tour of the north, L. B. Skinner, prominent hotel man and citrus grower of the west coastr predicts the biggest tourist season on rec ord for- the Florida west coast this fall and winter. itmmmmmm IgrocemkI GROCERIES I, M. There is a plain fact that every Amer ican business man must face. This war is not a dollar war. It is a war for justice, for truth, for right, and for human de cency. Its '. financial aspects are minor aspects when mea sured against terms of human suffering and bloodshed. But still the Question must be asked and must be answered by American men: " Shall the German mark conquer the Amer ican dollar?" . What the Dollar Stands For The American dollar stands for a business world of square dealing, of equal opportunity to all people, of free commercial intercourse all over the world. You know what the German mark stands for a commercial system as an active instrument of foul plotting, espionage, and Prussian propaganda. Enlist Your Dollars Every American dollar must be enlisted in the great army that is now being mobilized against the Potsdam autocracy the great army of the Fourth Liberty Loan. Enlist your dollars to win a world in which fair dealing and an equal opportunity for all shall be the guiding principles. Buy all the Liberty Bonds you can. Every bond you buy safeguards your home, your business all you possess, and all you hope to have. Buy Liberty Bonds I :: Buy as you feel! Buy to your limit! BlllUim,.,, IK Space Contributed to Winning the War ly uiiJimJIIJUllHIIIlIIIIlIlJIIluEra ST J MARK'S PROGRESSIVE BAPTIST CHURCH, L. Cherry, Pastor. Punta Gorda, Florida S3 Bank clearances for Jackson ville for September were $57,346,- 155. Visitors to the Florida State fair at Jacksonville will see so manv kinds of home-grown food products that it will tempt them to move to thia state and help in the production. One farmer in Duval county has dug three acres of sweet potatoes which have brought, him oyer $800. 1 He has twelve more acres to dig. - The average price, re ceived is $2.25 per bushel. HEAP coffee is a poor investment There's plenty of it on the market Don't buy it What's the use o( spoiling a good meal with wishy-washy stu3 that leaves a muddy taste in the , mouth and harms the system? We seH only good coffee. It's cheapest ra the end because it gives satisfaction. Everything for you b first class groceries. A. P. HATCH, THE CORNER GROCERY PUNTA GORDA, FLA. V Fresh and Carefully , Selected Goods at Prices That Insure . Continued ' Patronage Joe C. Falcon, well known, pro gressive settler of the Marlboro section, left Monday, for Madison, Wis., where he has accepted an important position with the U. S. Sugar Refininfi Co. - Pupils in the manual training department of the St. Petersburg scho6l will make crutches for the use of the wounded soldiers in France." When You Buy Here You Buy Right Jsy Automobye For Hire Go Any Place Any Time. J". S. C3rOJbBJb ITJNTA GORDA, FLA. There Is No Limit TO THE NUMBER OF CHOPS . We Have Here For You! Pork Chops, Veal Chops, Lamb Chops, Mutton Chops, We Have Them In Profusion To Your Appetite's Confusion. We Suggest As A Conclusion, Between You and Them, Collusion GRIGGS' MARKET Marian Ave., Punta Gorda, Fla. A HANDSOME SCREEN DOOR In the summer time is just as es sential as a fine door is during other seasons. You can get it here, for we have many new de signs 'to choose from. Window screens, too, of course with all the "fixings." Any size you want, all . ready for use. Come now. Don't let the flies, etc., get ahead of you. " COOPER HARDWARE CO. Punta Gorda, j - . - Florida. HO UlirC eilinn Birmingham's Noted Eve SoeciaU 3 Ulli JilrlLu UllnlUf ist, has accepted a position witl JONES, THE JEWELER i Or. Sharp doesn't want an extended introduction, as his work will introduce him in this section. " - r ' ' Mr. Jones has fitted up an Examination and Consulting Room that Is bolb cozy and comfortable, for four convenience, a nice comfortable place to wait for your train. COME SEE US WHEN IN OUR TOWN. 2FV "W. jronxriES, ARCADIA, FLORIDA. . Jeweler and Optician