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Volume XXXI Number 42.
THE PUNTA GORDA HERALD, PUNTA GOKDA, FLORIDA Thursday, October 17, 1918. r-wwWJwp OTHER SUBSCRIPTIONS Lakeland Laundry Agency At Phoenix Barber Shop Basket closes 2 p. m. Wednesdays, ''returns Satur day noon. -A trial will convince you' of superority ' of work. Leave your next bundle. :7 , For Cleaning, Pressin g, Dyeing, Etc. , Steam Pressing Club. For First-Clas3 ' 'Tonsonal ,V6rk ; Try- Phoenix Barbershop. For" the Liberty Loan Turned in at the First National Bank , Chadwick $50.00, Ray Chadwick f0.0Of!lavL: Chadwick 450.00. Beryl Chadwick $50.00, Chadwick tt, t.mn rn "If! XT-.nl- if T" qmsh $50.00, . James G. Cooper 'he following subscriptions $50.00, Manuel Hammond $50.00, im-ise all that were handed iiV,I"' Flviuiixg $50.p0, Abe San- from iders $100.00, Garrison L. Willis to $50.00, Walter llowland $100.00, jChas. . A. Dean $l,UUU.OO, JUrs. ., y. - ,., , ... (,.v. BIG LIBERTY LOAN KALLY . 1 To be Held in Arcadia on Satur day Next - A mammoth Liberty Loan rally is scneauiea lor the city of Arca dia Saturday morning, Oct, 19, and the local committee is plan ning lor a big occasion.1 The program will begin at 9 :30 in the morning withTa big" parade, equal to a good-sized circus It is the-desire of the committee to have all the automobiles in the city and surrounding country in the procession. ; ; , V The intention is to have the giant army trucks from the avia tion fields head the long prooes- sion, ana it is expected that a number pf airplanes will fly over the ?ity and ; give exhibitions J in iancy flying.' The parade will take up at the: court house square) where the people of the city and visitors will have an opportunity ';. of hearing some of the best orators of South Florida. Several out-of-town sneakers are expected. T ' ; . It is the intention of the local committee to make this one of the red letter days in Arcadia. All the exercises - will be , con ducted in the open air, and every body is most cordially invited. ' quarters at Orlando in the event tha t i h ey , do , no t r e ceiy e " a card during the week o distribution. Last Call for the Fourth Liberty Loan S I II ,.c f To all Liberty Loan Committees :' At the time tjiis is written, the American Arm v in France is liv ing a good account of itself, and r the results which they are obtain ing are due in no small measure to the patriotic response of : the people of this country in sub scribing to the Third Liberty Loan'; but that loan was not anf. ficient, and now the Government calls on us tor another loan and we have a personal resDonsihilitv to carry ' bonds, just as our- sol diers ha ve a personal responsibili ty j.o carry their guns. -What would you think of a soldier who Ilaid down his; gun in this terrible crisis' ; The Liberty Loan Com mittee in your community needs your full support. - ' Ixeneral 'Pershing sends this commuse all that to lb e First National Bank the beginning of the drive up -r u' . . tr rf.cn on Tir tiPnvn Pannnn &ZC HO Mrs M Jtt Norma; McClelland . $50.00, Gus Gouldvng $50.00, JMary A. Blazer Laurence; $50.00, James Roberts $oO.OU, Jno. U. Davis u.uu, n. u. $50.00. Louis Roberts' $100.00. Hewitt $50.00, Mary ... M. Hewitt Abraham -Arnold $50.00, Flusser $50.00, Mrs. JI. A. Boyle $200.00, Manning Glover. $100.00, Joseph i William Olen Baggs $50.00, Ben Pinknev - $50.00 Miss Martha H. - Boy kin $50.00. Wm. J. J. De- Waltmire $50.00, Mrs. Julia Mea- Smidt $100.00, John Sands $50.00, dows $50.00 .William Rrnwn iftfiO - Calvin Allie Stevens $50.00.Stenh- 00- Robert T. Williams $50.00. en C: Carter; $50.00. Sam Jordan Samuel C. ! McCullouah $50.00. '$50.00, Jessie Galhgher $50.00, Ethel Evans $50.00. Mrs. E. A. Robert - Earnest $50.00, Frank Lowe $50.00, ' Mrs. J. Gleason ! Fulf ord $100.00, Victor Vernon $100.00, Mrs.lW. E. Mobley $50.00 j Larrison , $50,00, Bryan Jones $50,0U, It. Guthrie $1UU.UU, Mrs. William M. Whitten' $500.00. C. G.: Brown $50.00, Mrs. Laura Reed $500.00. Edjrar W. Roun- tree $50.00, T. C. Crosland $500.00 Petro Ritteni $100.00, Jordan Roberts $50.00. , Robert Kirbv Seward $50.00, Laura Seward $50.00, Mary L. Sandlin $50.00, Jas. K McClelland $50.00, W. Bruce Jvirton $50.00. James J. Thelma K. Robinson $50.00, Wil liam Lamar Rdse $150.00, J. -T. Swinney $100.00, Otho Roland Hopper . $150.00; ' J. II. Hancock $400.00, ' JVii-s. Emma Hancock $100.00,, Belle McBean $50.00, B. B. Cannon $50.00. Mrs. Etta Bar- tholf $1,000.00,1 Amanda F. Gas ton $100.00, Esther Oswald $50.00, Buy them now. Seed crops are short. Ruby King Pepper Ruby Giant Pepper i Eggplants . Livingston Globe Tomatoes Black Valentine Beans . 1000 to IBcons Wax Beans Longfellow Beans are our leader at $u.oo per bushel. These are the best and most prolific of all. We have all varieties of English Peas. GASKfNS SEED CO., ARCADIA, FLA. Jones $50.00. Mrs. fitpllk AnnM Wm. M; Whlt.tfm ifcROO 00 Guv R I$200.n0.' FJi0 V. Rl 'Clara V. Davis $100.00, Thomas '$100.00, 1-ank Gomes $50.00, J. i uruer 9u.uu. ftvr vn a; vv niaaen mi . in. ti. ns. Hedrick $50.00. Max Chas' Price-(ta O.C0. IbL.;Cdrrv $50.00. Mrs. Home Cards for Kitchens (yiesaage iv tue peouie 01 me umt- 1'Send us men;; guns and sup plies and we will win the war in 1919." . : - j . , V, I either these at home or those abroad, fall short of their re SDohsibilitv." dn IiaI A.-P. JORDAN, County chairman woman's L. U Comm. Punta Gorda, Fla., Oct. 15, 1918. Arrangements have been made ' for a generkl distribution of the new Home Cards of the United States Food Administration dur ing the week of October 27th-No-.vember 2nd. Plans for the dis tribution contemplate County Food Administrator? of the ' reT pective counties with their assist ants putting irito effect a house to house distribution. yarious pa triotic organizations tave been en listed for this work, and a special effort is being given by the wo men under the Department of Or ganizations and ( Appeals. How ever,' there is a possibility that some households may not get a card, which is to be hung in. the kitchen, and which is to be the guide for the housewife, during the approaching months ,and pos sibly to cover an entire year. ; Those who do not receive a card during. the" week of October 27th are requested to write to' the Or lando office and a card f will; be; ' sent them by mail. : ; ; f , Hotels and "public eating places arc also invited to write to head- Club Meeting Mrs. L. M. AVhitten entertained the Fortnightly Club .Thursday, Oct. 10th. at the home of Mrs.; T. C- Crosland." There was a good attendance and the following in. an.uuijt,vc program, was carried out vim. eninusiasm; . America's Waterways Mrs. Clara Davis, f Florida's need of waterways, Mrs. Ethel MThitten. ' . The respoAscs, '.'Florida's riv ers;" were varied and interesting, one of which, the Suwa responded to by the singing of the om song '"Suwannee River," by. the club. This sonc is ih Flori da. Federation club song, which aaas to its importance. The afternoon was vow niono. antly and profitably spent, and, after the business meeting, the club adjourned to meet Oot VAth the the home of x Mrs. . Mflrt.hu Waltmire, at which time the elec tion of officers for the coming year will take place. Francis B. Hewitt, Sec. I School Clothes J School days have arrived and the ques tion of Clothes is confronting every mother. A glance through our store will help mother to solve the problem. $3,000.00, Mary Jackson Price $500.00, Anna Mae Sikes $50.00, Mrs. Jno. E. Skipper $50.00, Mary D. Price $1,000.00, T. P. Douglas $100.00. Frank Toledo JfelOO.OO. Gladys Martin $50.00, Mrs. J, E. Brodie $100.00, Maive Amelia Mc Cann -$50.00. Mrs. Marv Roe-era $50.00, Mrs. Willie Schrieki $100.-- 00, Francis B. Hewitt $50.00, Garrett llowland $50.00, Chas. Galligher $50.00,. Tom Earnest $50.00, Alfred Whitehead $100.00 Chas. Harper $50.00 Isaac Waller Lewis $50.00, William Thompson ou.uu, Asa iictgar- Hall $200.00, Walter Middleton $50.00. Richard Lawson $50m Arthur Clentnn Caldwell $50.00 Mrs. Nettie Johns $50.00, Samuel Vassa Jones $50 .00 G. W. Quednau $50.00, Jno. A; Welch $50.00, Mrs. Clay Chad wick $250.00, Clay Chadwick $250.00, Mrs. Laura Chadwiek $250.00. SteDhen J. Chid $250.00, Ruth Chadwick $50.00 Iris W. Chadwick $50.00. RalDh BREAD IS THE STAFF OF LIFE Our Bread Is Wholesome Gingliams of ail Doscriptiofi, Middies, Boy's ' Danto Chnno onrl tlnctnmr 1 I lUilldi UIIUCO UIIU llUOlUIJf. .-. . - . - . Don't throw away your old Shoes and Harness- A J. KINSEL & CO., Marian Avenue PUNTA GORDA, FLA. fV Wheo Our, Bread Is ON YOUR TABLE ONCE IT ALWAYS WILL NBE THERE. We Have Everything In he Baker'i Line. FRESH MEATS F-1 o r I d .1 anH A. .te.n n . ... Cnolc CUtt at orcvalllnn iu.li... c: w nent cutter employed. - FULL STOCK OF FAMILY GROCERIES : . ..'. smith's bakery PUNTA GORDA, FLA. A,-Walls $50.0Q, IW. E. Mobley $50.00, IL V. Smith $100.00, Mrs. Cora .Lancaster $50.00, John S. Gibson $50.00, Miss Willette Mayes '$50.00, Mis Gillette Mayes $50.00, J. M. Mayes $50.00, Dannette R. Dreggors $100.00, Howard R.Dreggors $100.00, Lou ise R. Dreggors $100.00, Rigdon II. Weeks $200.00, L. Geo. Ileus ted $300.00. Punta Gorda Fish Co. $1,500.00, Jno. T. Rose $500.00, H. L. Blakley $100.00, Arthur St. Clair $100.00. Eben A. Loimli $50.00, James J. Jones , $50.00 Luther Scott $100.00, Mrs. L. C. Goff $50,00, Edwin W. Smith $50.- 00, II. G. Harrison $50.00, Calvin G. Page $200.00, James C. Mat chatt $50.00. James P. CaDerfon $50.00, Jno. W. Mann $50.00, Guy 13. Irving $50.00, James S. Lanier $50.00, Walter B. Wachob $50.00. Mrs. J. M. Lanier $50.00, Mrs. Ida lluckeby $200.00, Ida Mae Huck eby $100.00. .Mrs.' Samuel A. El- well $500.00, Donald N. McQueen $50.00, E. W. Smith. $100.00. E. W. Smith $100.00, E. W.s Smith $50.00, Mrs. E. W. Smith $50.00. I Mrs. E. W. Smith $100.00. Mrs. E. RV' Smith $100.00. Nathaniel TT McQueen-$50.00, Dallie E. God win' $50.00, Thos. Alexander Par- kison $50.00.T6tal $2325.00. notice op rt pr.Tinw To the Sheriff of DeSoto County, of the State of Florida: . Be It Known, That I, H. CLAY CRAW FORD, Secretary of State of the State of Florida, do hereby give notice that a GENERAL, ELECTION will be held in DeSoto county, State of Florida, on Tues day next succeeding the first Monday in November, A. . D. 1918, the said Tuesday being the fifth day of November for one Representative of the First Congressional DiBtrict of the State of Florida, In the Sixty-sixth Congress of the United States. For Attorney General of the State of Florida. For two Justices of the Supreme Court of the State of Florida. For two Railroad Commissioners of the State of Florida. For one .Member of the House of Rep resentatives olf the State of Florida. For five County Commissioners. , For three Members of the County Board of Public Instruction. , For Justice of the I'eace In and for the following Justice districts, viz: . No. 1. S. 4, 6. 6. No. 8. 9. 10- 11 1! No. 16, 16. 17, 18, 19. No. 29, 21, 22. 24, 25. No. 26, 27, 28, 29, 30. J No. 81, 32, 37. ; For Constable In and for the following Justice Districts," viz: No. 1, 3, 8, 4, 6. No. 68, 9, 10, 11. No. 12. 13, 14, 16, 16. - No. 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, , No. 22, 2f4, 25, 26, 27. No. 28, 29, 30, 31, 37. In Testimony Whereof, I have hereunto set ray hand and affixed the- Great Seal of the State of Florida, at Talla- hassee, the Capital, this the twenty fourth day of August, A. D. 1918. (U S.) H. CLAY CRAWFORD., - ,' - Secretary of State. rw.'., U Dl8hon8. Sheriff DeSoto County. 3fi.td FLORIDA STATE FAIR CATTLE An Excellent Opportunity to '-Show What Farm And Ranch , Owner Are Doing In Raising1 Of Live Stock Jacksonville. Cattlemen and hoz raisers of Florida are beginning, to take a lively Interest In the exhibits which they propose to make at the Florida ' State Fair and Exposition which will be held here November ,21 to December 6, next. - Those of them who attended the Florida State Fair and Exposition last spring recall that while the exhibits of hogs by Florida breeders was most excellent as to num- of Florida grown attle was extreme ly limited. The many fine, animals exhibited came mostly from without the State and, of course, oarrled away- the prizes, as they were justly entuiea to do. This year exhibits of cattle from. Florida farms and ranches promises to be very much more ex tensive and entirely creditable to the state. Scattered throughout Florida am many , excellent cattle, many or all entitled to be entered In the prize competition classes of the nmm State Fair and Exposition and esDecial. ly as this year there will be combined with it the Pan-American Internation al . Farm and Live Stock ExnoRltinn Then, too, the Farmers' National Con gress, with representative agricultur ists and cattle breeders present. -s delegates, from practically every state or me union, wnat an opportunity to show them and all other State Fair visitors what - Florida breeders and ranchmen are .. doing In tha cattu business. A German owned shipyard in Florida is now building ships for the government, it being the yard of the American Lumber pany on St. Andrews Bay, at Mill ville.; . - ' . Cooperate with your neighbors in planting truck crops to" insure proaucnon in .carload - lots. It will niinimize your transporta tion problems. f I Florida is assisting, in the gen eral food supply , with jmmense shipments of fish. With 1,100 miles of sea coast and thousands of rivers artd lakes, this state is some fishing ground. Times-Un-lon. Those overseas caps are surely , 4J JUU Viumyt uiame Itlje girls so much for liking to wear them. But Uncle Sam says thoy must not lanri that cattle ; Times-Union. For Mayor We are auth orizorl t - , - UiulU Uil vv that b. P. J. Trabnn will o, didate for re-election for Mayor yi runta uorda at the approach ing election in November. ltKtS?h win 8ta,rts,in "Iwp. grinds now whej Bleeping, picks at the nnfVia.bad beath. ckle appetite, v!- ? mplex,on nd 5nrlc rinjrs under the cTear? X" Vhlte 8 Cream Vermifuge stomach n 6K wo'. strengthens the om bn t?i b2w.e!8 an'Pts the' little neL si6 ;oadto health and cheerful ness. Sold by aU Druggists. Painting and decoratino- inter ior and exterior work. I have had years of experience and -wri'ii rr;-tr you honest service at right prices J. Harvey Miller, (adv.) NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX rranf6!1" hereby Ven at The Bocu 4th 1?1S at,S0, 9l- dated September offlAi Za S fl,ed iald certiflcate in my S2Sf'id has,made BPPlication for tax itiA i2J!Sue.ln accordance with law. 22ri!S? Bcate embras the following 3. ei,Pr,ierty t"ted in DeSoto county Florida, to-wit- J.WP;.h' I2 E- the Mid Ia"d bein' assessed at the date of the issuance of ,"V LC' "'"--aie in the name cf Unknown. Unleps raid certiOcate shall be redeemed according to law. tax deed will issue- Dins n tbe 23rd day of Xovember- A Witness my official signature and set this the 12th day of October. A. D. 1918. (Seal) A. L. DURRANCE, Clerk Circuit Court of DeSoto County, Florida. By L. M. HATS, D. C. 42-6t