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PUNT A GOItDA, FLORIDA. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER ISth. 1020.
Thursday, Hwcrabw nth, 1020
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REDUCED PRICES
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ON SHOE REPAIRING
Leather ami other materials
now cost less; hence, I have re
di;ced prices on my work in
proportion.
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BIG REDUCTION IN PRICES.
NEW PRICE JHTS JUST ISSUED.
: M1PMEXTS. Or$c now. Fertilizers.
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JACKSONVILLE,
O. PAINTER
Ask Your
Mother Goose Bread
Made in a Scrupulously Clean Bakery
Right Here in Punta (iorda
Mother noose Dread i as good as H la poasbUe to make tfread
lor only the highest grade materials are used the baker who
makes it luvs spent a lifetime at his business his skill is aided by
every modern bakery facility and last but by no means least, the
Oakery h ' i: Is made is spotlessly clean as clean as the clean
est home kitchen. Immediately after being baked while still
uaim Mothei ioose Dread is wrapped by an electric machine in
oiled wrapper, which protect It from dirt and dust and no hands
tonch it from the bakery to you. Mother (Joose Is made in large
loaves only and sells for 13c.
Every Day Bread
Every Day Bread la prednoed in the same manner as Mother
Q6oae and Iti just as good, but It is made In a smaller size, which
sells for lOc.
When yon buy Mother ;,iose or Every Day Bread you are sure
ut the highest quality Mtd there should be considerable satisfac
tion In knowing it's made in a scrupulously clean kitchen. We
invito you to
Smith's
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CANDIES
Pails - Boxes - Barrels
Bulk - Packages - Bundles
Samoset - Greenfield's - Lowney's - Wiley's
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For Chriatnaaa are have the
high grade boxed giods in
i?jck1 mixed candy like we
Chocolate at .'fH p KUld.
Cochran Drug Co.
$! OH tOOHM IIIH f H t.tf,,L
...SAYS THE STATE
The peanut crop for 1920 in the
1 eleven Southern states producing
them is estimated at about 38-.000,-
"000 bushels, Florida s share being
3100,000 bushels. Prices have a
wide range from $50.00 to ? 100.00
a ton, depending upon quality.
According to vj. a. tiruwu, mrwivi
of the City Vocational Guidance
'.Bureau, of Chicago, more than 4,-
You will make a mistake if you order
your fertilizer without getting our
PLENTY OF MATERIALS, PROMPT
Insecticides, Sprayers, Poultry Supplies
FERTILIZER CO.
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biggest stock of candies ever brought to this tow n. Including
one-half to HKOOUnd packages and loals and loads of that
sold last year. As a special we call attention to a high grade
Ask to see the Wlby Silhouette Package the prettiest thing 011
the market.
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MARKETING BUREAU...
000 children are working in that city
than a year ago. He says that in
creases in child labor are reported in
most of the Northwestern states.
Children are working instead at
adults.
The man who plants a tree does a
public service. If it is a fruit tree,
he performs a double service he in
creases the supply of a food and a
relish, increases the value of his land,
and adds to the beauty of the land
scape. If waste land was planted
with nut bearing trees, it would be
come a heritage for his children.
Old walnut stumps have been sold
in recent years at from $10 to $20
each
Reports from "Spain indicate a d'e-
'crease in the orange crop of 30 per
cent. The Spanish crop is usually
marketed in England. Oranges are
X dipped in cases which weigh 60 kilos
each. A kilo is 2.20 pounds. Cases
A contain 420.714 or 1,064 oranges, ac
y cording to size, each wrapped in pa
X per. Prices in England range from
15 to 60 shillings ($3.60 to Ii4.bui;
per case, the average being about
$10.C
Th in. -1)111111 of textile men in
Europe and elsewhere is being at-
XI traded to the i-emarkable results be
lling attained in Germany in the man
j. 'ufaeture of yarn from grasses, plants,
X leaves, willow bark, pine needles,
cornstalks, and asparagus. It has !
been found that the fiber taken out of 1
y'pine needles and cornstalks can be
XI readily used In t) e paper mills, it
1 being possible to produce a
very
strong and tough paper therefrom.
The trade of Porto Rico for the
fiscal year ended June 30, 1920,
tot
of the
aled $247,109,983. an increase
more than $105,000,000 over
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Meets in Stated 9
Communication X
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Thursdays In each month at ..
7:30 p. m. Special conununt- ?
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record figures attained in 1919. Of
the total exports, valued at $150,
811,449, ugar constituted $98,923,
750, which doubled the value of that
commodity for the previous year and
represented about 100.000 vons in
crease in production.' Porto Rico is
a thousand miles out in the Atlantic,
east of Florida, and has an area of
3.400 square miles, not as large as
some of the counties of Florida.
Newsy Paragraphs
R. I. Smathers and family, regular
winter visitors from A,sheville, N. C,
arrived here In their car last night
and will reside on the Driver, other
wise the Kuykendall place on the
canal south of town, which jlace
they have bought from Senator Coop
er. It contains dwelling and sixteen,
teres of fertile land.
The Dixie Highway Garage install
ed last week an elegant, improved,
costly gasoline filling tank. It is a
very ornamental is well as necessary
device, and is equipped with several
registering scales, all acting at the
same time and, one of them showing
a face to the purchaser thereby en
abling him to see the exact amount
of ga:oline he is getting.
It la a rathar singular fact that
.'JasJish sporiows won't stay In Pun
ta Gorda. Once in a while, a flock of
these undesirable birds will come
here, spend a week or two inspecting
the situation, and then, evidently
dissatisfied, they leave for parts un
known. Same way witn gnats,
which rarely come here and
stay longer than a few days.
never
'Miss E. Sherrill of Arcadia, county
secretary of the Y. W C. A mm hoi..
from Saturday till Monday attending
to her official duties. In the Metho
dist church, Sunday night, she made
a very interesting talk to a large
audience on present conditions in
France. She will return tomorrow
(Friday) and address the high school
girls in the auditorium at 3 p. m.
Thomas Summerville and his son-
m-iaw ana daughter. Mr. and Mrs. J.
H. Belt, are today moving into the I
F. T. Perkins place on East Marian
ttveuue, wiurii iiiuj oougnx auoui a
I month ago for a permanent residence.
I They are originally froin Illinois ;
I llQVo hflon ltiintr In I'Ii.im.I . IwaIvu
years, the past wo years of which
they lived at Olga. They are highly
desirable citizens, and will be given
a cordial welcome by our people.
E. D. Hendrickson of tDemorest,
Georgia, who, with one of his sons,
arrived here I wo weeks ago, conclud
ed a deal this week, by which he be
came the owner of Mrs. H. R.
Dreggors' two-story cottage, which
is located on the corner of Cross
street and Virginia avenue. The
price paid was not reported. Mr.
Hendrickson leaves today in his car
for Demorest, where toe' will remain
until January 1st, when he will re -
turn to Punta Gorda and bring with
Z him his family of some eight niem
J bers to spend the Mat of the winter.
He and his wife traveled extensively
X j over peninsular Florida, last winter,
visiting both the east and west coasts,
as well as the interior, and he says
hat this section pleased him better
than any other that he visited, and
that is why he bought I winter home
X 1 here. He is really enthusiastic, he
V I says, about Punta Gorda, its advan
X I tages and attractions. He, as well
: j as all other good people, may rest
.'. assured of a cordial welcome here.
RATS
or mice, after you use RAT-SNAP,
t's a sure rodent killer. Try a
pkg. and prove it. Rat - killed w ith
HAT-SNAP leave no smell. Cats or
dogs won't touch it. Guaranteed. I
35c size (1 cake) enough for
Pantry, Kitchen or Cellar.
65c size (2 cakes) for Chicken
House, coops or small buildings.
$1.25 size (5 rakes) enough for nil
farm ami out-buildings, storage
biiihlfngs, or factory buildings.
Sold and Guaranteed by
COCHRAN DRUG COMPANY.
HEWITT BROTHERS t-Dec-17
Fresh Fruits
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store la headquarters
kinds of fruits and vege-
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if it is to be had. We handle
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our
prices less than elsewhere.
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We handle groceries, too,
and because yve sell for cash
only and do not have any ex
pense for delivery, our prices
are usunlfy less than others.'
If you don't mind carrying
your packages, you ccan save
considerable by trading with
me.
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State of Ohio. City of Toledo. Lueaa
County aa. . ,
Frank J. Cheney make oath that ha la
senior partner of the firm of F. J. Cheney
Co., doing bualneaa In the City of To
ledo, County and State aforesaid, and that
..m Arm will nav the aum of ONE HUN
DRED DOLLARS for any case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by the uae of
11 At t o PiTAtinH MEDICINE.
FRANK J. CHENET.
Sworn to before me and subscribed In
hit oreience. this 6th day of December,
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HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE la tak-
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Internally and acta throuah the Blood
the Mucous Surfaces of the System.
druggists, t&C. lesuniuniaio iico.
T. i. Cheney Ccs. Toledo. Onto.
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Cement, Lime, Fire Clay, Brick, Shingles, Composition
Roofing, Doors and Windows, Nails, Galvanized
Iron, Mechanics Tools, Paints and Brushes
Repair and make your property like new. We carry
stocks and will appreciate lending you our efforts in
service and advice.
pru l L MORGAN & SONS 1
"We Live to Serve"
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Bargain Store
Marian Avenue
I have ordered and am receiving a large stock of inlscellaeons mer
chandise, which undoubtedly includes many articles needed in every
home. I buy for cash, which enables me to sell my goods for less
than most dealers and then I want only a LITTLE profit on each
sale. The items priced below will give you an idea of what you
caii save here:
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I II in- Knantel Dish Pans, two kinds 1.25
Tin Dish Pans, large size 50
flocks, eight-day .. g.00
Others at $4. .50, $2.50, $2 and 1.25
Cup and Suscer, good quality 25
Plates, 10c and 25
Platters, large size, good quality . .75
Can Openers 10
Mouse Traps 15
Wasb ISa.sins, good quality 15
Enameled Pans 25
Dinner Pails, enameled 1.00
Dinner Palls, tin 25
Tin Funnels 15
tjuart Measures o;i
Good Ink. ter bottle 10
Clothes Pins, per dozen 0."
Musllage, per bottle 10
I amp Tops, 15c; lamp wicks, 2 for 05
Window Shades, good quality 1.00
Gun Shells, per box 1.00
Air Float Talc Powder, liesh and white 10
French Harps, 50c to T5
lln Dippers in
t'igars and Tobaccoes of all kinds; Tablets and Envelopes; Panes,
and many other useful articles.
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The Store With the Christmas Spirit
Maas Brothers
Greater Tampa's Greatest Store
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Beautiful Gift Ivory Ware
We can truly say that this year we have a more extensive and more
attractive dlspla) of French and American ivory ware than we have
had at any time previously. This year we offer an exceptionally
fine selection of seas.
BOUDOIR SETS
These consist of sets of three
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and four pieces, comb, mirror,
brush, and runiiing up to sets
containing 20 to 30 pieces.
These are shown in both plain
and gold inlaid French ivory
and rlberloid ivory and are ar
ranged in handsome satin lined
cases. These range in price
from $25.00 up.
Sl.WINO ROXES
We have also Just received a
very attractive variety of fitted
sewing boxes. These are cover
is;! with the very finest quality
leatherette, lined with satin
and fitted with white ivory
ware sewing utensils. Irices
range from $10.00.
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Fridays, 7:30 p. m., in regular
business session. Visiting
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MANICURE SETS
These are very desirable as
gills. They consist of various
manicure pieces of French and
domestic ivory ware, arranged
In satin lined boxes. These are
shown in a variety of sizes and
styles and a very dainty one
may be purchased for as low as
$4.00.
SHAVING SETS
This is a suggestion that will
apiieal to those who wish to
give some man a practical gift.
These sets consist of porcelain
cup and high class rubber grip
brush and are arranged in at
tractive cases. Prices range
from $5.00 to $6.00.
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