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illume XXXII Number 11.
THE rrXTA GORDA HERALD, Pt'NTA C.ORDA. FLORIDA Th-.i: adav, Mnrch 11th, 1 020. PuntaOorda Chapter No.58 Moots every fust and third Fridays. 7 :30 p. m., in regular business session. Visiting: members always welcomed. Mrs. Mary I. Siuidlin, V. M. Mrs. Minnie Van Camp, Sec. o. E. s. PUXTA GORDA PLUMBING AND TINNING SHOP Plumbing and Tinning REPAIRING RADIATORS A SPECIALTY Your Work Di ne While You Walt McDANIEL Pmprlctc- i King Street Punta Gorda, Flo ! M , I,,.. ., , 1 J.C. REAGAN SHOE STITCH WORK A SPECIALTY : Neolin Soles Applied t REAR HATCH'S GROCERY ? i The Torkimk UasotUenent amen more far-reachin-, perhaps I than decision- affecting the Adriatic j arc the terms of the Turki-.h settle ment now engaging the attention f I the allies. Not having boon at war with Turkey our interest and the at titude of the Government toward this problem is relatively remote, yet we cannot be entirely Indifferent to what is betnf; done or fail to realize the possible consequences of some ot the adjustments beinrr proposed. All that is definitely known about the negotiations so far is that the Turk is to stay in Constantinople and that the Dardanelles are to be inter nationalized. This last condition is In strict accord with President Wil son's poie.t 12 and the best judgment Of the students of the Turkish problem. Nr.poleon'a dictum that the Golden Horn carried with domination of Europe has been modi fied by the opening of the Suez canal and more recent developments, but the Importance of the Dardanelles was emphasized during the war when Russia was isolated from her allies by the Turkish alliance with the central novrr3. The straits should be open to the commerce of the world on equal should be per- ick sea in case LOCAL ITEMS COMMISSIONER WHITTEN Annotaeea His CUsdidaoy for Ite-j Election in Coming K.'oriion. t ! -"...-".,- ... NEW SPRING GOODS I See Caldwell's ad thl3 Sheriff Plphong was Punta Oorda yesterday. In another nart of this issue nf the Y week adv. jHerald wjU bc found t)M announce. I X i visitor tojment bl County Commissioner W. M. ; X Whitten, who has decided To allow Music rolls the very latest for j his name to go before the people for I X player pianos at Cochran's, adv. I reflection to this office. Fol.cving J J I). V. Worell. of Philadelphia Pa. 18 an Interesting comment from ihe j X is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Joel la"t 1mim of the Mooro Haven Times .... ..... 1 On Display and Others Coming i I i terms and no po- mined to c'ose the of war. Brooklyn Full line of brei smith 8 place. atn Bishop. Save on your meats by trading at Caldwell's. See our ad in this is sue. adv. Charles Johnson, of Jacksonville, was a visitor to Punta Oorda Wed nesday. Ger.net t phonographs records the It I kind without the scratch at Coch ran's. adv. S. P. Bruton. and party of friends, from Port Myers were in the city Tuesday. Mrs. l'hillip Johnsor.. of Lee Branch, was shopping i:i Punta por da Monday. Buy your coffee in the bean and have Smith grind It while you wait. adv. Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Yarborough, of Pulaskt, Tenn.i left Tuesday for tnoir Lome. commending hid work. L County v'o-n. i o-t v Will, .-no It. X Wall ten L man ol thv li ;ir at .1 the logical one to continue to act as commissioner for this district as long,: as he lives. He has had great oxpvr-' ience in this line and has the bus- IS incss of the district at his finger tips anil though the district Is a big one , comprising 45 townships he has serv-1 : ed his constituents well. X I v He certainly has played square : With tlu four big sections of his di;- X trict, namely, Punta Gorda, Fort Og . dvn, Mcore Haven and Palmdale. t'ov nvar nana ha lino ,, , . , 1 ...I ! .. I ! cessantly trying to give Palmdale a Like everything else, dress materials of every dee ciiptlon are icarce, consequently hard to get and high priced, if bought on the present market. However, we have been fortunate In getting a fairly good Stock of new dress goods patients In the wanted materials and for the reason that our order was placed early in the SCO SOB We are con fident that we can oiler our customers prices that make the goods real bargains if compared with similar goods elsewhere. Come In and see what Me have to offer. We are sure we can please you in the goods and save yon money. ) vote on good roads and ! 5. 1 v a turn influenced th; votes of i GASOLINE, KEROSENE, OILS AND GREASES AGO 15? Best of AS! ! l. u. mmi Worth Going Gut of Your To Get Public filling Station In Front Of Peed Store easily Reached from Marian Avenue - - Punta Simla, Ha. D, O. Allen, c DeSoto County You can get i nusic for your p lett records a,l Mrs, John Hi larbor, p.i33ed t urban property Box 999, Punta ( Mr. and Mrs. daughter, Laura, tueir home In Hi Drrie Rumor ! Wednesday, th. 'est papal; fthps in C-:y an's. - adv. of Chariot! here V.'et uchula. town or Frill writing t adv. t New in an Tuesday f !Ie, Ills. that chance is coming on Match l!th. He had the cattle men to fight and they . c commissioners aud the measure was defeated every time until the last. Ho it war that fixed matters Moore Haven could bridge ac ross the can:: responsible for the which will be built new bond money is Wliitton succeeded i: proposal for bends more tiondis in the M triet through the com era meetings and gave have a decent ! and te is also second bridge as soon as the available. Mr. l carrying the and anniti for tore Haven dis ity commission us a chance to Punta Gorda D "Pionears in Dry Goods Merchandising'' Consolidated Title Company ABSTRACT OFFICE GUARANTIES TITLES Services Prompt Charges Reasonable Out- obstvaets are the most Complete to be obtained, and tivery Abstract is backed by Absolute Guarantee. Located in New Wells Block, near Post Office. D. W. McLEOD, Manager, oata4ft0MaKaM8MMMMa Arcadia, Florida . R. M. KING Can Fill Your Orders For Commercial perks iayc: mi the park- CKiARS AND ( ONPCt 'TI0NERY ' All Hinds of Fruits and Vegetables In Their Seasons. PUNTAOORDA, FLA. Dan Stannard arrive.; last night from Xew York and is the guctit at the heme of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Mayes. FOR SALE Sever thousand gal lons finest pure Florida cane syrup, in large or small quantities. A. J. KINSEL & CO. adv.lO-tf. One member of the Club's committee on "Why not set oul rosei w.lys along our street:;?" Punta Oorda Post of the Aineri can Legion will have a ball i'a the Hotel Puma Gorda tomorrow, the general public being invited. Have your coffee ground in our new electric mill while you wait, get ting the full strength and aroma. H W. Smith, grocer-baker. -adv. .Mr. and Mrs. A. Hale left thin morning for their home in Cleveland, Ohio. They spent the winter here guests of the Travelers hotel. Braxton Blount, jr., was a very busy man Monday, when he set out a arge number of avocadt trees on his father's farm southeast of town. Miss Edna McLeod and Faustine Shaver, who are wielding the rod at Punta Gorda. were in Arcadia for; the week-end. DteSotO County Newn, 5th. Save 6c a pound on whole hams or ,,...... sliced bacon -the by taking advao special prices for adv. firs. J. A. Klche Van, and daughter. flne3t in the land age r Caldwell Saturday cnly.- ;on. Mar md : on, Tom l-.a, who have jr here, left We know how to juoVe good bacon. An we sell only the kind that we would buy for our own table. Good bacon means a good breakfast and a good breakfast means a good day. So start your days right by buying here. Our tresh meats, too, will please your taste. Prices and Meat That Meet Your Favor SPECIAL PRICES FOR SATURDAY ONLY Wednesday tor their homo ;n Nort Georgia. Horn to Mr. and Mrs. Char. V. Smith, of, Camp Cordon, Ga.. Sat urday, March sixth, a son. Mr( Smith ia a daughter of Dr. and Mr? B.'e. Blount. Ben Krause. vote on them. Today we are starting a system of good road:; thanks to this grand old man. Ii i; thw unanimous choice of the Moore Haven vote:; that Mr. Whit ton again run for this ollicc and with the sclid vote of Punta Gcrda and Mcore Haven at his back he need have no fear of being defeated. At p escnt he is at his home in Punta Gorda sick and it is the hope of his many friends thai ho recover In time to make a canvass of the district and Mcore Haven will do its part. Let it be plainly understood that we care nothing ror Mr. Whitten's polities or religion or what he had for breakfast. The people of the Moore Haven disrri"t. demanded re suits and got them. It was through his knowledge and determination to pu! things through that enabled him to get Moore Haven what d'.e asked Iff. This was dene net at the ex peU30 of the oi her sectlsns '.f the dis trict for Moore Haven is fo iling the bill, just as Fort Ogiicn and Punta G rda are doing today and Palmdale will vhen she gets the gcod rords so badly needed 'n that soet'on. The Arcadia New- i:: interviewing Mr. Whitten, .aid: Commissioner William M. Whitten of Pur.ta Oorda, said: "I cm an old man, 78 years of age, and I do not proprsc to ontor any dirt:- political light to be re-elected, but '. the peo ple of my district feel that my record justifies their support I will an nounce for re-election. I know that I '-ave made enemies during my ad ministration, bnl I fcal that l have made more friends of e:.er.iies than enemies of .f,,iend:;. I expect to feel iiii pulse cf voters aud if they want me I will decide definitely within two or three wee!;;." Mr. WhittCJ has beer, one of the most faithful and alert ecnimlssipn crs on the board and has gained friends by his ability t t'-.i ik for the best Interest, of his district. It is predicted that Moore Haven will - ::: :W"H""W"X,,X""'" :"' I j" ' " him again n that Punt r. It is bit ;i i proprietor of the his trie! Krause Exposition Shows, one of theHr.rbcr bay largest carnival organizations of the country, was suddenly called to Cin cinnati, Ohio, on important business and left for that place Monday. are quite z for him io "swap jam," and Charlotte PEFiDS, FERTILIZERS UD , ,. vi ,s. I- M. WHITTEN. AGENT. 9Uh. Ftfrs! Furs: One of the biggest end best fur houses in the United States will pay cash for your furs. See me about tt.JA8. K. Mc CLELLAND, drawer B, Punta Gorda, 1 Put Your Car in Good Hands No matter what worK you may want done on your car, you can rest assured that it will be properly done if it comes to us. Only the most capable men are employed by us, and carefulness is our motto. We treat every car we worK up on exactly as though it were our own. We will gladly quote you prices on storage with uili service or part serv ice. Or w can give you service without storage if you prefer. Why not give us a trial and let the results determine future relations be tween us? Pay us a call and we can talft. it over. DIXIE HIGHWAY GARAGE r. o. PAGE, Proprietor Pl'XTA GORDA, FLORIDA Cleveland Steam Marine Railway Yacht and Boat Storage Boats Built and Repaired. Build and Pepair Barges ond Dredges Geo. Brown. Prop. &&tJS8P .I'a'' CONSIDER "Smooth as silk, eh? Same here" Chesterfield alESTERFIELDS are "hitting on all four" smoothness, taste, quality and value. What's the good word, everywhere you .go,? They, satisfy QUALITY When Buying QROCERIfS FIRST WHOLE HAMS, LB. 40c SLICED BACON, LB. 55c A. C, CALDWELL rsMmm It beluHives everyone, in thi day of hinli prices, to make their grocer money ijo ai tar us poaaible, lnt this is not always aecompliebeil by Iraytng where pricea are lowest. In fact, the contrary is title. For instance: There is a certain brand of pineapple on the market that sells for IOC a can less than we charge for the highest grade pineapple. The, cheap brand Is si poor as tu lie until for human consump tion in other words it Is put up to sell to those who demand cheapness and not quality. We do not handle this character of jjoods. The pleasure we get ottt of our meals is half the pleasure of life ami opofl Ihe qnalltl of the food we eat depends in a great degree our state of health. Don't buy for cheapness for you will bo "stfcng" Bine limes !n ten. OoUM here If you want "quality" and fair prices for that tialily. FRANK R. BLOUNT 9ERt ICE .:..:::: ! 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