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olume XXXII Number 41.
THE PUNTA GORDA HERALD, PUNT A GORDA, FLORIDA Thursday, October 28th, 1020 ..xX"X'"XX"Xxxxxxx- f i Punta Gorda Chapter 58 O. E. S. Mfcts every first a.d third Fridays, 7:30 p. m in regular business session. Visiting members always welcomed. Mrs. Mary U Sandlin, V. M. Mrs. Minnie YanCamp, Sec'y. The Commercial Club meets IfrJday night every Friday at 8 o'clock. WANTED Table boarders rea sonable terms. Mrs. J. M. MAYES, Cross 3treet. 41-tf riaiiK. AiTervon or UlCVeiana. re- TheronmiPri.inirinhmootsPriri.lv turned Tuesday night, from Chicago, ' rviuht verv Friday- at 8 o'ctock. " Mr. and Mrs. Ed W, Smith visited I LOCAL ITEMS 1 1 where he spent the summer. His the "windy city" evldent- with him, for he is in ex- cellent health and looks fine. & sojourn in y I ly agreed Mrs. D. J. Meadows and her son, Floyd Chadwick, visited Arcadia, Tuesday. Floyd is suffering from a i wound on one of his fingers that was Imade by the fin of a fish, and it is giving him much trouble. A. S. Burnham began on Monday to pick his crop of grapefruit and ship it to Fort Ogden to be packed and sent to market. His crop Is es timated at 1,600 boxes. Grapefruit is bringing $3.50 to $6.00 a box. .XK"X"X'X"X"X"X"XX"XX"X Hon. George Chahoon, owner of I the National Hotel at Cleveland, will .X-XX..X-XX.XXX"X-:-:X.i arrive in a few weeks to gel ready t Dnnt Pril I nrlrrn 1 1 C Z ' the hunting season, his new bird rUIHa UUIUfl LUURC II J Y dog having arrived last week. Mr. serve Saturday instead of Chahoon is a regular winter resident night Tampa on a business errand, Tues-j day. WtAMMaL K.....1 ut.ta aiiui m4a reasonable. G. D. Rhode, Post olllce 1 FOR SALE The following signs 40 -St. at 30c each; Furnished Rooms for Rent; Unfurmishad Rooms for Rent; Celebrants of Hollowe'en will ol , nso foI. Rnt. Car fo, Hire: For Sunday Sale. -THE HERALD, Punta Gorda. h iV A M V at Cleveland and is a booster for this i Florida. 1'itisiii mill lw,;i rrl MMIItt for 'n'h1. ' . fa. . . L ! delightful ontir.n nf PinriHn . " I "rs. jonn Mintii ot rineiana, ac- Meets in Stated ? housekeeping. See LMIL si I ion (Comp.inj0(I hy her two children. pass- Communication t 1 FIFTEEN ACRE BKARINO Goldstein street. jed through here Saturday afternoon. ijtiROvh on sixty acres fine well h, H. Rhoades returned, Monday ;on her way to Arcadia to visit friends gidrained truck and vegetable land;;nnnn from :i nuirk triD to New! I here for three or four days. Her all fenced, mostly cleared; good 'Orleans. I many friends here will remember her 2nd and 4th Thursdays in each month at. 7:30 p. m. Special communi cation at call of Worshipful Master. Member Urged to ie Present at all Meetings. Visiting Brethren Always Welcomed. .j. i four-room house on Tamiami trail jjtwo miles out of town goes with one x (block tile-drained land in Town of Punta Gorda with good new well, finished six room house. Great bar gain if sold in X am flormnrlv UJm Kln:i John ru-.on . Don't forget the Fidelity Trust Co. j I will pay you five per cent on time and i FOR RENT For the season: j savings deposits. adv. Four-room bungalow; large living ; i oom with lire place; soft water; on Shelby Cleveland, of Cleveland, has Allapatchce river; good fishing and sixty days. F. M. bought the old White place there and .,..hi-' ,,,v nr.r.Tr,- H..nl., flnrrln VU, 0?JI I - 1. .1 1 14 1. i '"""""" " J i , Aumti v.iwi.i, x' , i .aitei nry i n n c IL inane 11 m future home. GASOLINE, KEROSENE, OILS AND GREASES of tour- iists with car. Also three-room eot I tage for rent. Write or apply to Mrs. A FOR SALE Smooth Cyenne Pine-i Evelyn Colclasure, Acline, Fla. 42-lt apple Plants. For at once delivery X see J. R. ELLIOT. of It. Her son is serving on a pleasure. I X-"X"t"-XX"X"X"X acht at Fort Washing: on. Long ('land, which will soon visit Miami and other points of Florid.-.. The Fidelity Trust Co. will puy you five per cent interest on time and sav ings deposits. adv. Mrs. Sarah E. Shenefield, after ai short illness died at the home of her son, J. C. Shenefield, at Bermont, Sunday morning. She leaves to mourn her loss a devoted husband; two sons, J. C. and John Shenefield, and two daughters, Mrs. Gettie Mc- Gumber of St. Cloud, and Mrs. R. W. Wiggnis of Everglades. The older son left with the remains Monday af ternoon for Alice, Ohio, where inter ment will be made. See those FORD SIZE GOORYRAR CORD TIRES AX L, M. WHIT- fE.VS We Solicit Patronage of Everyone x Offering at Reasonable Prices, season in and v season out TEXACO "Best of Air a i L M. WHITTEN, Worth Going Out of Your Way To Get Public Pilling Station In Front of Peed Store Easily Reached Prom Marian Avenue - Punta Gorda, Fla. ckkkkxxxX"X"XX"XX'XX"X:- AAAAAAA, Mrs. Sadie B. Farrington; her daughter, Miss Henrietta, and her Mrs. Morris Daughtrey and babyc, Henry, who, for the past three spent several rays here this week years, have been living at Avon Park, visiting the former's mother. Mrs. where Mrs. Farrington was manager Ennett Adams. ! of the chief hotel, returned last'week The Fidelity Trust Co. will appre-jto their honlP nore anu WPro cordially elate your patronage and will pay you welcomed by their many friends, five per cent on savings and time de- j j w;uU (0 th&nk my frjendH for ,h(1 Psi,s- adv-; favors they have shown me in the Mrs. Olive Monroe of Fort Meade Ipast and solicit a continuance of their and her daughter from Bartow, ai e , patronage. My shoe shop is now lo ci guests of Mrs. D. H. Huckeby, atiented in the iron building on King i home at Cleveland. street near Mari n avenue. It you ?l , . ,, , , , want first-class shoe repairing at j M. P. Fnzzell of Murdock Peagonajie prices, bring your work ,mu. . .w . -' to me. A. J. Kinsel. 41-tf. .f. 'in the interest of her cain'idacy for circuit court clerk. Meats of Quality As our local Republican friends 60400fr$QQj Many sportsmen who spend the !are claiming the earth, they will sure- winters at Cleveland are arriving ai ' ""J1 l" i7"B '" Ba- that place every week now and are lorious news which they feel sure getting their boats out ofstorage and! th(,y wiI1 set next Tuesday night, ready for the season. Tlyy can get the despatches through The Herald for ?15.00; through any NOTICE If person who found roll other rource, the despatches will cost of bills, loot last Saturday night and j20-00 or ln0re. Now, gentlemen, amounting to $40. will return to The oaji at ,h( prntlng office and depos Herald ofiice they will be suitably it tne sp0nduix." If Cox wins, wc rewarded. 42-1 ,viII give (en per cenl off Mrs. D. H. Huckeby of Cleveland, is expecting a visit in a lew days It is our constant aim to secure lor our trade only the belt "f meals. 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 .Notice To All Voters. In order to vote in the municipal election it will be necessary to regis ter in the town registration books. Registration books will open Novem ber 3rd, at town hall. If you have previously registered it will not be necessary to register again. See regular notice elsewhere in this issue. L. E. ROBINSON. Clerk. Full Line of Hardware, Paints, Oils & Varnishes FISHIXO TACKIiE A Specialty IJig Stock COOPER HARDWARE COMPANY Marian Ave. & Taylor St. Punta (Jordn, Florida "XKKKK,KKXX"X"XXX"XX 6tt o xxX"X":"X"X"XK":"X"Xx"Xx--x OPEN TO YOU i f rom her sen Elliott Corhett. who Is S engaged on a pleasure yacht which : ; on the way from Norfolk, Virginia, ,...,........... As the ballot Is about a yard Ion?,' and contains a hundred names, it will take time to unark and vote it correctly; and, as nearly, if not fully five hundred men and women will wish to vote at the local polls, it is Mr. Dean's yacht, the Aroostook, important that every one should go which has been in storage al the1 to the polls early and vote as quickly ! Cleveland ways, has been launched 1 as possible. The law allows only five 'and is nearly ready for the winter j minutes lor marking the ballot; and Z i to Florida. PLACES WHEN X t PEOPLE OF PI "NT A GORDA AND NEAR-BY VISITING ARCADIA Will Find a Cordial Welcome at The ARCADIA HOUSE Which Is owned and managed by Punta Gorda'l Well Known Friends, C. A. and E. (i. Roe. cruise. Mr. Dean will arrive about 1 .:. November sixth. : - Table Supplied With the Best Ihe Market Affords ! Good, Comfortable Rooms With or Without Bath A. J. Kinsel's shoe repairing shop is now located in the iron building or. King street near Marian avenue, where he is prepared to do first-class shoe repairing at reasonable prices. 41-tf. Major James Richards, a genial gentleman who served through the world war in the British : riny, has rented and is occupying the J. T. Thompson place in our Lavilla sub urb, where he will grow vegetables for market. x-:- i t O0 I 4 I as the days are short, all voters will have to be prompt and industrious to get through in time. Mrs. S. F. Reeves has recently re ceived from the War Department a handsome Victo:-y Medal, which was awarded to her son, William H. Ree ves, for gallant service in battles in France, particularly the battles of the Meise and the Argonne Forest. ! lho young man was a member of Company B of the Thirty-Seventh Di vision of Volunteer Infantry, which was in Hie thick of the '.;loody en- ;g-'.gements mentioned. The medal is engraved on one side with ti e figure of the Goddess of Justice and on the etber wilh a list of 'the allied coun tries that participated in the world war; also, the names of the battles which li was designed to commemor ate. Mrs. Reeves is naturally picud SEVERAL THINGS There are several things Xo be considered In selecting your bank: 1st. STRENGTH FINANCIAL STRENGTH. nl. THE CARE WITH WHICH THK HANK IS MANAGED. 9rd. THE COURTESY AM) SPIRIT OF ACCOMMODATION I)!S I'LAYED P.Y THE OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES. 4th. THT-: BANKING EXPERIENCE OF ITS OFFICERS. 5lb. THE ABILITY OF THE BANK TO PROPERLY AM) PROMPT t.V HANDLE ALL YOUR BUSINESS. To those wishing desirable banking relations, we offer our service as an established, permanent, constructive and accommodating bnnk, promising courteous treatment and careful attention to all bueiaesa Intrusted to our are. CAPITAL ."0,00O The Fidelity Trust Co. AN ORDINONCE AN ORDINANCE REQUIRING i'RO PERTY OWNERS IN THK TOWN OF PUNTA GORDA TO KEEP THEIR LOTS AND PREMISES CLEAN, AND ON FAILURE TO DO SO THE TOWN MAY HAVE SAME CLEANED AND THE COST SHALL BE A LIEN AGAINST 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. J Section 1, It shall be the dutv of Z " r memoer rrl V"""' IllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllUllllilllll All the facilities of this institu tion are open to you and you are invited to share in the Hank's pros perity. Even though you do your hanking business elsewhere run in and see us. Having an account with this Bank is a matter of mutual interest. We always .strive to give the best possible service and afford every privilege consistent with safety. Bank with us. iiiiiiMiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiEiiiiiiiiiiiuimiiiiii THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF PUNTA GORDA xkxkkxkk:X'xxxkxkk:xxxxj Royal Pressing Club H. G. HARRISON. Prop. Rear of Jones' Barber Shop Cleaning, Pressing and Repairing I I I : i ...... ; XKXXXX-XKXXKX-X'-X--X'X-'XX'XKK-XX" Agents for the ROYAL TAILORS tt'HI Call for tind Deliver Work. 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 mowed and clean. All of said work to be done under and as directed by the Mayor and town Council of said town, and upon the failure of any properly own er to comply with the provisions of this ordinance, then tho Tow;i Coue X I cil and Mayor, may have said prem ,jises and lots cleaned and mowed, Inland the cost of same shall bv a lien Y against said property to the extent of the amount expended for said work done on same, which may be enforc- 4 lea as tax liens are now enforced by v I suit at law or in equity, and said pro ltperty sold to pay th cost of sad vjwoik, including Court costs, and a j reasonable Attorney fee for enforc- line c-i 14 linna M. COOPER, President II. P.. DREGGORS, Vlce-Presidenl .1. E. SKIPPER, Asst. Cashier Ml . til . ! Gorda was desigwu s 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 Gorda Florida on the 20 day of September 1920. Atest: J. S. GOFF, L. E. ROBINSON, President of City Clerk of Town Council. Pro Tern. Approved by me on this the 20 September 1920. , ,L N. SIKES, Mayor. : 1 Quality Groceries You can always ilepend upon the quality of any thing' that comes from Blount's Grocery. If we sell you eggs ns 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 w give you first quality alwajs and us prompt ser vice ns it is possible for us to give. If you waut GOOD groceries and want to be SURE they are GOOD, let us be your groccryman. FRANK R. BLOUNT SERVICE COURTESY APPRECIATION XXK-XX-X1 ill K i 1 - I ar o- 5 ! 1 T 0 1 $1 T 1 tf'frtfrj? tttf t T t f f ft'tlffr'tlH Bft1i1l(H00f n.T -MB S i mm