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Volume XXXII Number 41.
THE Pr.VTA GORDA HERALD. IT XT A GORDA. FLORIDA. Thursday, July 15th. 10SO. I Punta Gorda Chapter 58 t O. E. S. Meets every flrst a.-.d third Fridays, 7:30 p. m., in regular business session. Visiting member! always welcomed. Mrs. Mary L. Sandlin. V. M. Mrs. Minnie VunCamp, Sec'y. X x-x-x-x-: I Conxlentlous Offlrial Resigns. A despatch to the Tampa Tribune from Tallahassee states that Rev. J. H. Derryberry has resigned his posi tion u probition officer for DcSoto county and adds: Mr. Derryberry stated in his resig nation that he believed the office to be a needless adjunct and expense to the county, and that he was unwtll ing to accept pay. any longer, :work that was not more product of real results. ! J ive. I Oulf ill-1 for! H xxk-kxxxxxkxxx8 . ? Punta Gorda Lodge -11 5 1 2 m. F. & A. M. Meets in Stated ? :: Communication 2nd and 4th Thursdays in each month at 7:30 p. m. Special communi cation at call of Worshipful Master. Members Urged to be Present at all Meetings. Visiting Brethren Always Welcomed. Eleven children, members of the ' sewing circle of the Junior Mission-! ary Society of the Methodist Sunday 1 school, were delightfully entertained: by little Miss Maxine Chadwick, Mon- day afternoon, at the home of her mother, Mrs. D. J. Meadows, on Sul-i livan street. Afte,r the regular - j der of exercises, cocoa and sandwiches Weather Report. Washington, D. C, October 16, 1920. Forecast for the period October 18 to 23 inclus- South Atlantic and EasT States: Generally fair, ex- t cept local rains about Wednes J day followed by considerably cooler; probably rrosts in in t crrior. No indications of dis turbance hi West InHipt BOWIE. 1 1 LOCAL ITEMsll 1' -M if . 1 1 u n i ci I Judge Trabue and J. J were served, and then the children ! vir.itea Arcadia yesterday X i were treated to an auto ride by F. h Y Mason. I I xxxxxkxxxxxxX":' light shower of rain, the second within a week, fell here yesterday. Tamnans honored the memory of me iwnwnjiu uus anu trmnj the twenty-two young men who lost ! r.li;h1 every Friday at 8 o'ciok. ! their lives two years ago on Septem-j Thorough-bred pointer pups; prices ber 26th, when the U. S. S. Tamp J reasonable. O. D. Rhode, Post otllee was sunk in Bristol Channel. I GASOLINE. KEROSENE, OILS AND GREASES Worth Going Out of Your Way X To Get Public Pilling Station In Front of Feed Store Easily Reached from Marian Avenue Punta Gorda, Fla. 40-21. Table boarders; rea Mrs. J. M. MAYES, 41-tf TEXACO "Best of All" L. M. WRITTEN, I Meats of Quality It is our constant aim to secure for our trade only the best of meats. We never knowingly offer for sale anything but meats of the high est quality. If you appreciate our efforts in this direction, let us serve you. Plaza Meat Market E. O. CORAM, Manager f f PEOPLE OF PUNTA GORDA AND XEAR-DV PLACES WHEN VISITING ARCADIA Will Find a Cordial Welcome at I The ARCADIA HOUSE Which is owned and managed by I'unta Gorda's Well Known Friends, C. A. and E. G. Roe. . . - ... . -f -- ..... t 13 Table Supplied With the Best the Market Moras y, I Good, Comfortable Rooms With or Without Bath I TtOOOMlMOIfllttf tttttttftftttt f tttf it ttf f tti T,,a,i"f WANTED jsonable terms. Cross street. H. H. Jlhoades left this morning, en a Fhorl visit to Plant City and Tampa. Mrs. J. A. Williams went to Fori Ogdeh, this noon, to visit relatlvei and friends for a few days. Don't forget the Fidelity Trust Co. I will pay you live per cent on time and savings deposits. adv. Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Meadows and the lat tor's sons, Charley and Floyd 'Chadwick, motored to Arcadia and I ret urn today. The Fidelity Trust Co. will appre ciate your patronage and will pay you five per cent on savings an! time de posits, adv. I J. T. Griggs is having a six-room cottage built next to his residence on Harvey street. It will be modern in all its appointments. The sterni predietel for the flrst par) of t'.'.is week brought us only a shower of rain, Tuesday afternoon, and high winds yes'.eivay. i Miss Myrtle Jack, who is a regular and valued helper in the bank at Avon Patk, is temporarily assisting j In the First National Bank here. Work on the cottage which Ivan I Jordan is having erected on the south end ot Crou street, will be finished , I j or before the end of next week. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Mobley and the former's sister, Miss Byrdie Mobley, came here in their car, Sunday, and spent the day at the home of their brother, W. E. Mobley. i Mrs. A. D. Young of Plant City, after enjoving a fortnight's visit to : her parents, Captain and Mrs. H. L. Curry of Harbor View, Had other relatives there and in I'unta Gorda, returned to her home yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Sealey motored to Arcadia and back, yesterday. On their return, they brought with them Miss Hoxie Ctot, one of Arcadia's belles, who spent the night and went back this morning. As work on the golf course is ap proaching completion, the final in stallment of 40 per cent on stock I subscriptions has been called for. J. M. Mayes is having materials 1 placed on the ground for the erec jtion of a six-room cottage on his lot i on Harvey street next to the home iof Mrs. W. M. Mayes. The cottage 'will be furnished with all modern conveniences. I The town is so miserably healthy (that Dr. McQueen has taken to play ling tennis, Dr. Blount Is devoting his j attention to angling in the pellucid iwaters of the neighboring creeks, and Dr. Matthews applies his energies to joy-riding in his automobile. Mrs. A. P, Jor.'tan went to Tampa, this morning, to spend ten days visit- ling kindred and friends. She will Salso represent the local chapter of I the Red Cross at the Fourth Red i Cross Roll-Call Conference which convenes in Tampa tomorrow. Mrs. W. S. Jennings of Jackson iville, chairman of the Woman's State Democratic Campaign Committee, has appointed Mrs. J. H. Hancock of this (place, assistant chairman of the De jSoto county committee. She will be glad to receive contributions to the rational Campaign fund. Mm. C. E, Lanier and children 'came over from Avon Park last week, land are spending the current fort night in Solana with Mrs. Lanier's stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs. IE. N. Brown. Mr. Lanier is attend ing the meeting of the National Bank era Association in Washington, D. C. :x- ! ! ) 0 ' O'X 1 0 1 I Mi 1 ' a CONFIDENTIAL It jou are in need of accommodation la financial way we would le pleased to have you come in and talk matters over with us. You need not he anuil to do so; the wealthiest men borrow money at times. It will do o hattn DO come in and see us. nnd you will Im- under no obligations n l ever. Ill of our business with our customers is strictly confidential. If we can give yMi advise on financial matters, upon which our business makes it iiereaaar) tor us to be Informed, we will gladly do what we tan for you. We want you to feel perfectly at home with us. and whether or not we do a great amount of business together, we .shall try to make oar relation, 0 both pleasant and profitable to you. The Fidelity Trust Co. The following item of interest was given The Herald Tuesday: "Mr. 8. A. French visited Tampa a few days last week and invested in a very desirable residence and yester day moved his household stuff to his future home. Mr. and Mrs. Taylor Warnock, who are regular winter visitors are the new owners of his cottage on Goldstein street." Saw one of Lonson Whltten's big trucks going down the street. Tues day morning, with a house on it; and, on inquiry, learned that it was to be Installed iri the camp on East Marian avenue, which is being prepared for the tourist! who cannot obtain houses in which to spend the winter. Our people are doing all they can to accommodate folks from abroad who come to enjoy for the season this delightful climate. Mrs. W. It. De Loach received a telegram, Tuesday, stating that R, H. Pope, her brother-in-law, had been seriously injured in an accident, at Fort Meade, and asking her to come to him forthwith. Accordingly, she went to Fort Meade the same evening. The message did not say what kind cf an accident befell Mr. Pope. Since the abo-ve was in type, word came that Mr. Pope died Tuesday night. Mr. DeLoach went to Fort Meade last night to render what aid he could. He expected to be back at noon today. FIFTEEN ACRE BEARING GROVE on sixty acres fine well drained truck and vegetable land; all fencvd, mostly cleared; good four-room house on Tamtam! trail two miles out of town goes with one block tile-drained land in Town of I'unta Gorda with good new Well, finished six room house. Great bar gain if sold in sixty days.- -F. M. Cooper. Punta Gorda, Fla. 37-4t. See those FORD SII, GOOHYEAR CORD TIRES AT L. M. WHIT-TEN'S Dagger OW Men Desert the Army. At Carlatrom Field, last Thursday 'morning, Henry Holly and Marion Pleher, members of the force there, ; were tinder arrest and hd been put to work, under guard, digging ditches. wheu one of them knocked the guard down with a shovel, rendering him unconscious, and then the two fled from camp. As soon as the guard recovered consciousness, he gave the alarm, -and men were forthwith sent out to search for, arrest the fugitives and bring them in. The searchers went on motor-cycler, in auto trucks and in airplanes, visiting every place from Fort Myers to Wauchula. Three different parties of them came nere at utnerent limes, arousing a great deal of interest amongst our people; but, up to yesterday after noon, their search had been unsuc cessful. Holly is 19 years old, Fish er 20. Both are said to be danger ous men; and it is said that the searchers have been ordered to take nh chances in arresting the fugitives. Holly; it is said, has a wife living in Fort Myers. Patronage of Everyone Offering at Reasonable Prices, season in and : season out Full Inn: of Hardware. : ! Paints, Oils & Varnishes i X KISHINt; TACKLE A Specialty llig Stock FOR SALE The following signs at 30c each; Furnished Rooms for Rent; Unfurnished Rooms for Rent; House for Rent; Oar for Hire; For Sale.- THE HERALD, Punta Gorda, Florida. t COOPER HARDWARE COMPANY Y Marian Ave. & Taylor St. jl Punta Oorda, Florida KKK"X'XXXXXXXX"X"X'X"X"XXXX:-X $ i OPEN TO YOU 1 1EMBE "tederal reserve. lllllilllllllllllllllllMIHIHIIIMIMIIIIIIIIIIIIII All Hie facilities of this institu tion are open to you nnd you are Invited to share in the Hank" pros perity. Even though you do your banking business elsewhere run In and see Us. Having an account with (his Hank In n matter Of mutual interest. We always strive to give the best pbaatble service and afford every privilege consistent with safety. Bank with us. , iiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii AN ORDI) NONCE AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING PRO PERTY OWNERS IN THE TOWN OF PUNTA GORDA TO KEEP THEIR LOTS AND PREMISES CLEAN, AND ON FAILURE TO DO SO THE TOWN MAY HA YE SAME CLEANED AND THE COST SHAH, BE A LI FN ATTXINST THE LAND AND MAY BE EN FORCED AS OTHER TAX LIENS ARE ENFORCED. Be it ordained by the Town Coun cil of the Town of Punta Gorda Flor ida in session assembled, s. Section 1. It shall be the duty of all owners of property and lots with in the corporate limits of the town of Punta Gorda to keep their prem ises and lots neat and clean, and to keep their vacant lots mewed and clean. All of said work to t;? done under and as directed by the Mayor and town Council of said town, and I upon the failure of any property own er TO comply wiui me pi kvisiuiim ui this ordinance, t'lcn tlio Town Cour cil and Mayor, may have said prem ises and lots cleaned and mowed. and the cost of same shall be a lien against said property to the extent of the amount expended for said work done on same, which may be enforc ed as tax llensare now enforced bv suit at law or in equity, and said pro perty sold to pay thw cost of said work, including Court costs, and a reasonable Attorney fee for enforc ing said liens. Section 2. This Ordinance shall become a law immediately after its passage and legal publication. Said Ordinance passed at a regu lar session of the town Council of the town of Punta Oorda Florida on the 20 day of September 1920. Atest: J. 8. GOFF, L. E. ROBINSON, President of City Clerk of Town Council. Pro Teni. Approved by me on this the 20 dav of September 192. J. N. SIKES, Mayor. I THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF PUNTA GORDA T x-x-x-:-:"X"X"XX"X 1 Royal Pressing Club I z H. . HARRISON, Prop. Rear of .tones' liarber Shop Repairing Agents for the ROYAL TAILORS Will Call for nnd Deliver Work. flMOOIIttllttttttlt ft f "f ! Quality Groceries i You enn always depend upon the quality of any thing that comes from Blount's Grocery, If we sell you eggs as FRESH eggs they will be fresh. If we sell you butter as the highest quality Elgin, that is just what you will get. We don't claim to undersell all our competitors, but we do claim to give you what you pay for. To our mind QUALITY is more Important than PRICE as applied to groceries. We appreciate your business. That is why we give you first quality always ami as prompt ser vice as it is possible for us to give. If you want GOOD groceries and want to be SURE they are GOOD, let us be your groceryman. FRANK R. 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