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Thursday, February JOth, 1020.
olumc XYXII .Number H. THK PFXTA GOHDA HKRAIjP, Pl .NT.A GORDA, FLORIDA. i t ! I V X A 1 1 1 '6 i i i i Hews of the State Briefly and Interestingly Presented in Paragraphs Culled From Various Florida Newspapers Lake City has organized B strong civic league, to look after the wel fare and betterment of the city. Mr. and .Mrs. Ea:ie E. Carta? and Mr. and Mrs. St. John Wood made the trip from Belleair to Palm Beach in a hydroplane Sunday. The plane followed the gulf coast to the keys and made the trip i:i less than five hours. Jacksonville is to have a coffin fac tory, a new corporation having been formed for that purptse. The State Road Department took over the Job of putting a portion of the Dixie Highway, between St. Au gustine and Hastings, in repair, from the damage dor.e by the late storm. All the bridges have been replaced and are in use. The warhed out road bed is being repaired as rapidly nz nnscitJo Tim pnnH ....... t ' T n ir L'f.nL' In flip nnin nnum in ' 1 I kt-- I VJ Ci I . . I .V i . .11, .r , , . i'mu ii aim .iiuuu.l The American Legion, through the direction of -Gen. A. H. Blandlng, Dartow, state commander, will make a distribution of French war memo rials to the families of the men who lost their lives in Flanders Fields. Col. G. S. Tiffany, army reeruitlnt. oincer of Florida, stated Thursday that 412 of these memorials have been received and will be distributed Just as soon aB Gun. Blandlng ex presses the wishes of the legion for the state in this matter. The Indian Riv er Civic League is I tjoeoa mat will aouotleci result in providing the city with first-class water works and sewage system, in line with the recommendations of the State Board of Health. and will get better every dav. Bank With a Progressive Institution Courtesy Safety "Florida Oranger," "Florida Grapefruit," "Florida Grapefruit Juice," "Florida Orange Juice," "Florida Orange or Grapefruit Mar malade" and "Florida Guava Jelly" as breakfast suggestions on the menu cards of the , Seaboard Air Line Dining cars Is genuine good advertising of Florida products, and noihing advertises Florida so satis factorily as her own products. Another sale of dairy cattle was held in Brooksvllle, when 15 head of fine cattle were purchased by the dairymen of the county. These were naliw Hernando county animals, and brought satisfactory prices. The first shipment of milk from the Her nando Cooperative Dairy Association was made on Jan. 31 to Tampa The present prices look good to mem bers of this association. Pastures have been planted, and in genera" the outlook is bright for the future of the organization. Deputy Sheriff A. C. Logan, of Tampa, was arrested, charged with "funny business in connection with the bonds of the four wire tapper;; who secured their liberty French memorials of the Florida navy men who died in France have been received by Lieut. Commander Kayward, of Jacksonville and will be distributed on Washington'! birthday to the families of the dead heroes throughout the state. Twenty-eight navy men died "over there," in France and twenty-eight memorials will represent a token of low from the people of France to the friends and families of the men who died in that country during the world war by pitting I The memorials nf lw.mitlf..l Amt Z,U0n7nZ "t nUt3xE,tl0B-" Ac-!are signed by President Poineare of cording to th Tampa Tunes, Logan France is charged with having returned the ! bonds to the men who signed them. Miss Marie Bradfisch of Moultrie, That's a new wrinkle in th cxw.nfi. ti . . . - "-" "." m, juuuti county, won nrai nr ze in men and t eir confed- th state noiiltrv ratal nir rnmi Miss Alene Young of Hillsborough work of erates. A. L. Jackscn, of Gainesville, re- leads Florida's canning club girls. Records of work done in the canning cently mad , a trip to Holmes and and poultl.v cluDR of tf Washington count lea u-horo 'in niir. a. . ., 1010 in Ti In ...1.1..- I v m. v ... t,U .Ulllllltil in ITUIVJI tUUJl ' intive work in agriculture and homo iL , ' iiM yiiifciiii inn m j ; i f i 7 chased 45 head of fine Hereford cat tle, for the firm of Jackson and Dell. i . ,,,, I. ,. II 1 1 -IlL .. .. v, . ir, carefully graded. Alene Young of purchases, that he is making pre- i Hillsborough is found to be state paration to return to that section in prize wlnner in 1he cannj rlub. 8ne he spring and buy more of the white, W,M 50 o(Tpref, fo,. Bducatlona pur. fhe lie were original!, pose8 by ,ne sta.te Fedorafion of Wo iron, the famous MeCaskey and Scott I men.s club, In KradinK ,hls work ... .r.a a,u i mm-ui club members are scored :;iuu ciiiue oi me nern. POOD IDEA! Open your Lucky Strike pack age this way tear oil part of the top only. Protects the Lucky Strike cigarette a cigarette made of that delicious real Bur icy tohacco. It's toasted. Guar ante eel by The San Carlos Hotel in Pensacola has agreed to take care of all mem bers of the State Press, who attend he meeting of the State Press As ociation in that city in June, without barge, Mrs. Lois K. Mayes, pub Ish'Jr of the Pensacola Journal an nounces that editors intending to at tend that meeting are to buy a round trip ticket to Pensacola and leave the rest of their money at home, as their money vill not be needed in the sea port city. The newspaper men and women will be literally guests of the city and permitted to pay for nothing. on their! garden lword from the tenth acre ) welfare, law and finance. The ap plot; quality of work dene in can-1 pointments made by the1 manager are ning; the club uniform made by the land must be made nolely on a basis rlub girl; the record book kept and efficiency, for otherwi-.e in-ellicien- the story of the year WIICKIE SAYS VT OONTV NUKVCt MO 0FF6eNC CROSS HS V,TU,-U, OSS STAUtt-. oot w okm feet1 oooo vwheu "There's aCc skck of letters OM US DESK REKiE.N EtR T' Quality Canned Goods We protect our custom ers by handling only such brands of canned goods whose makers have high reputations to uphold, There are tuimerous poorer grades marketed which we nave carefully avoided in selecting for our trade though we might profit more by stocking them The prices of these better grades arc low enou:h to suit all. V V 9 v" V ss V V V" V" Se v v v v a a J v v 9 9 V 9 V V EVERYTHING .FOR... Milady's Wardrobe T. G-EIC-G-S PUNTA GORDA. FLORIDA Including New Spring iLit-., silk Dresses, Wnsh Satin and ial ardinei Skirts a n il Voile and Silk Shirt Wi'isN. Also Beauti ful e Patterns of Voile and Skirtings. Miss Dona Walker Punta Gorda, Fla. Your Aim I 5 I vvvvv I wnjM ia Manager I'lau of City cy in city affairs will result and the city manager will have to answer for it to the commissioner;-, who will re move him, as they may do, without trial and at will. IIen?e politics plays no part in appoint nrentn under the new system. A man, under the city manager plt;n, ho'.iis ofTlee not be cause he is a good fellow or baeanae he worked' for someone's election, but because he is fitted for the job, and this must moan better service for the tarpaylns .'-tockholder, the citi- ren." including the former Crown Prince, von Bethman-Hollweg, HIndenburg, L-.idendorfr and former Crown Prinw Kuprecht, and deliver the;u in Paris. They ought to save their country the drtnger of being left without a gov ernment and the risk of invasion by i he allies, and sacrifice themselves for the Vaterland. Didn't Curtius do as much for Rome? Philadelphia Record. c ITY PRESSING CLUB h. w. walker, Frou. Cleaning, Pressing, Altering and Dyeing H Make a Specialty oILadL's ' Work c. A. Crews Announces. In this issue of The Herald, under the head of political announcement?, will be found the announcement of C. A. Crews, of Zolfo, who aspires to the office of lax assessor of DeSo to county and asks for the vote and influence of every voter in the county. Mr. Crews Is well known throughout the county, and regardless of who runs against him will doubtless be i Kteived with favor by voters of the county. How's This, Sportsmen? Carl Smith, head bookkeeper of the King Lumber Co., of Nocatee. and four associates, who spent a day and a half hunting in the Everglades S !asi week ;-ucceided in bagging sev- i deer ,tnd two turkeys, five of the deer being killed the first rfav. mo hunters and some hunting, '11 say! Throughout life is to make money lor two reasons. One, to support you while you live; and two, to leave an estate when you die. Both are uncertain bernuse )ou don't kimu bow successful you are going to be, nor when you are going to die. Life Insurance make both ol these things ceitain. With it you protect the present and reach into the future. The minute you receive your policy you have an estate to leave if you die, and If you live and keep the premiums paid, you have created an estate to support you In old ;ige. If you are not protected, call and let me figure with you for the policy that fits your needs. Or will ar range interview to suit your convenience. L. E. ROBINSON, Agt Bajerre Loan Fife Insurance Company, of IndianopUi Manager Plan Government? "And now just what is this city manager plan of city government'.' It is extremely simple and therefore all the more effective. A commission the or council of men, (usually five, but depending for the number on the size of the city) is elected by the peo ple for varying terms of office. They are uie governing body of the city, they pass down liens, lay the taxes and pass the appropriation budget. Thoy can be recalled at will by the voters and are directly responsible to them. "The commission's work is entire ly legislative. They decide on pol icies and are in fact the directors of the municipal corporation, being elected by the stockholders. "The commissioners proceed to ap point a manrger, or chief executive, corresponding directly to the general manager of a corporation. The man ager is directly and entirely responsi ble to the commission ror the admin istration of te city's affe'rs. The manager is, and must b?, a trained T i -xperi in municipal matters, with ; technical knowledge of the many complex problems confronting a city, and he must be an organizer and an executive. And since he alone is re sponsible to the commissioners for the proper administration of the city affairs he Is given an absolutely free hsnd in the appointment of his de partmen' heads and of his subordin- A Severe Strain. The only patriotic and respectable thing for the 800 Germans on the criminal docket of the allies is to form a procession and march, let us say, to Brussels and submit them selves to justice. They will be he rocs in the eyes cf their countrymen: will have crowns of martyrdom XteA6AAAAAAAAAAAf f t f t I ttt t 01 0 til t OOOOHM The Niftiest Line of Swim Caps Ever Seen Here Because it's been a bit chilly for the past few days does not argue thai it s going to be that way always, and In a few days we will i- having delightful warm weather that will make lathing one of the greatest delights of life iu Florida. Whin this weather comes and you just can't resist the calLof the bay any longer, come in aixl get that swim kap you will want from us. We have one of the niftiest lines ever seen in Punta Gorda or any- Z where else and our prices are much less than charged by others. I Seminole Pharmacy f placed on their heads. In order to get peace when it could fight no! long-r their country promised to I give them up. But it would subject the government of Germany to a very severe strain to priest these 800. "Cold In the Head" ii an acute attack of Nasal Catarrh. Pr- ftnn whn nr. nurtlor-t tn frnnfnt "paMi In tha haad" will And that the use of " HAIaVS CATARRH MEDICINE will build up the System, cleanse the Blood and render them less liable to colds. Repeated attacks of Acute Catarrh may lead to Chronic Catarrh. t HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE Is tak- I en Internally and acts through the Blood .t, on the Mucous Surfaces of the System. J, All Druggists 75c. Testimonials free. 5, 1109 00 for any case of catarrh that : J. HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE will not cure. F. 3. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio. TC THCLAST waaaaAtfftaf.afte ffttft C 0 ttttOt0000ooanjt QUALITY CANNED GOODS iMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiijiiiiiiniiiiiiiii It Pays to Get Only the Best Usv nWA jdBIB SCALED TUNS ONLY AT YOUR GROCERS MAXWELL HOUSE COFFEE We protect our customers by handling only such brands of canned goods whose makers have high reputations to uphold. There are numerous oorcr grades which we have absolutely refused to stock, although by so doing our profits (for the time be ing) would have been larger. The difference in the price of high grade gods and those of inferior or doubtful goodness is not greal and we have found that most people prefer to pay the difference and get goods that will give satisfac tion. Don't forget our good plea, cakes and bread, bak-d ngni nere nt H. W. SMITH Groceries, Fresh Meats, Bread, Cakes, Cookies, Pies, Etc.. -- m i m '"aD "TW,n Punta Gorda, Florida illy the work (merits safety falls into service, I t A