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Volume XXXIV. Number S
TH Pl'XTA GORDA HEIULD, Pl'XTA GOUDA, FLORIDA Friday,, February 3rd, 102:: X ' i Smith Hotel : m M WW m n,.., . i , . rumu uurwo. norma ... American Plan ... WN. w. LYONS, - Manager Under New Management Breakfast 6:30 to 8:00 Dinner 1 1 :30 to 2:00 Supper 6:00 to 8:00 Clean Rooms -Excellent Table-Reasonable Rates --Day or Week X"XXKKXXXK"XXKXXXX: TOWN TOPICS OF A WEEK The Important Happenings of Punta Gorda and Vicinity Briefly Told X-X-vv- commissioners The county i meet Monday. XI J Adair makes swings or ben- xx-xxx:xx-x-x ,cnes- 5-1 1 .XXXKKXXKXX"XK-XXKK" Miss xornia Pepper inspected her grange grow at Fort Ogden, Satur- ry- w ine commercial Club meets to night at 7:30. adv. Mrs. T. J. Sistmnk returned last t wm, noiii a pieasant visit of a month to Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Nunn at Y Brooksville. Have you seen Adair about the re- Y Pair of your old furniture? 5-1 1 XI j j D. Tom Bell and family moved, Saturday, into the George Brown cot tage on Taylor street, nearest to The Herald office. !Y i Y 1 If interested in your town and X county- attend the Commercial Club Swain, pastor of the A Baptist church, will I Y T V 'i Caldwell Re - Opens Market 1 wish to announce that I am again in the meat business, having opened a first-class market in the new Jackson building near the l,ocklear Garage on King street. I have all kinds of native and western meats and in a few days will have fish and oysters. We will appreciate your trade. Caldwell's Meat Market A. C. Caldwell, lrop King Street Rev. W. N Punta Gorda preach at Murdock each fourth Sun day in future. The Woman's Civic Improvement Association will meet in the town library at three o'clock, this (Fri day) afternoon. Several friends contributed to the Herald this week notices of interest ing events that occurred from one week to two weeks ago. Such mat ters should be reported to the paper earlier, if possible, not later than the day after they occur. Earnest G. Holroyd, who bought the Moger place in the eastern part 1 S. F. J. TRABUC Real Estate Agent In Punta Gorda where property is advancing and invest ments safest, I have Real Estate to sell and desire to buy for clients. List your property with me while there is a demand. All classes of real estate handled houses, lots, truck lands and groves. The long looked for advance in realty is here ACT WHILE THE ACTING IS GOOD. "XxxX":":":":xx-xX"Xx:"X-'" Choice Meats X xkkxkx:xkxxkkxxxkxkkxxxxxxx Y Y Y X GUARANTEED WORK i On A U T O s A L fi A K E S In the way of repairing, adjusting and general overhauling on motor cars of all makes. Ford Parts, Free Air and Water, Lubricating Oils, Magnetos Recharged. Goff s Garage H. C. Schultz, Prop. xxx:"XX"Xxxkxxx: i y Y 1 I I ? I Y v ... 4. . VVV'VV''VVVVVVV HAULING Anything Any Time Any Place at Reasonable Charges City Transfer Co. of town about two years ago, last week sold part of it to Miles R. Hoover and William C. Girty of Hot Springs, South Dakota. The part sold contains a small cottage and a bearing orange grove. Mr nml M v meeting tonight at 7:30. adv. to Tampa. Wednesday, to manage A J- Kinsel's exhibit in the South Flori Mrs. Towles Douglass and three da Fair, which exhibit consists of children have lately returned from a shoes and novelties made from alli prolonged visit to their former home gator leather in his factory and (an in West Virginia. nery here. Kinsel asks that some enterprising citizen send to Mr. Mc A party of our winter visitors went Key a large sign on cloth containing to Tampa, Tuesday, to spend a week the words, CHARLOTTE COUNTY, or more enjoying the sights of the to place over the exhibit. South Florida Fair. I Some disagreeable weather has Mrs. C. T. Blanchet returned Sat- prevailed here during the past week. urday, from a pleasant visit of a week Friday was cloudy, damp and chilly, ito her daughter, Mrs. Lawrence and next morning the temperature Brown, at Woodrow. wa8 down to forty-six degrees. Sat- urday was like Friday, only there was Book your orders for Rhode Isalnd a little sunshine in the afternoon; tred hatching eggs. Reds that are and, Sunday morning, the tempera red. Bay View Poultry Farm, (So- ture was the lowest thus far this lana) Box 542, City. 4-2t winter, being thirty-nine degrees, but ;the day was clear and lovely. Mon Mrs. Sadie B. Farrington went to day was cloudy and cool, and the lo- Arcadia, Saturday evening, and spent cal display man of the Weathei Sunday visiting her daughter, Miss Bureau hoisted a triangular red sig- x X" When you buy meats here no matter what kind jou order ou may be sure always that you will get the choicest procure able native and western products. Giro us a trial. We will appreciate your trade. Jones Bros. Market 9999 i Y Y Y 1 Phone 44 Goffs Store xxx.:xxx..:xx..:x..hx xxxxxxxX'xxxkkkX"Xxk Ever Ready Garage s. K. MM KLF.AK, Munagcr Day and Ni'ht Service Courteous Service All Work Guaranteed Satisfactory Gas, Oil, Foul Farts x,mX":x,,m;X"X"X''X"X":'X King Street, Xear Marian Ave. A x:-X'-x:"X"X'XX'X't: XMXfr,XM8' X-X"X--XX Henrietta Farrington. nal on the flag-staff on the bay front which was said to indicate high Interested in your town and coun- winds. However, there were no high ty attend the meeting of the Com- winds, and Tuesday was bright and niercial Club tonight and every Fri- lovely. night at 7:30 o'clock. adv. F. Morqus & Son ARCADIA, FLORIDA Jewelers Opticians I l nay Mrs. M. s. Qiddena, after a pleas ant visit to the family of her son, Summer Ciiddens of Charlotte Harbor, returned to her home in Tampa, Sat Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Hendricks had when they will go to Tampa. Mr. the misfortune to lose their infant Johnson was formerly a member eon, Friday, who was only twenty-six of the aviation forces at Carlatrom (lavs old. They have the sympathy r lem ; and, while serving there, was of many friends. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Johnson, a new- ly married couple of Baltimore, Mary land, who are touring the state, re turning from a visit to friends in Ft. Myers, slopped off here Monday after noon, and will be guests of Mr. and ;Mrs. R. K. Seward until Saturday, a frequent visitor here and made many friends amongst our pi ople. Horn in this town, at the home of His bride is a very attractive young f the baby's grandmother, Mrs. S. 1. lady and comes from one of the lead X Huffman, on Saturday, 28th nit., to ing families of the Maryland city. t Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt Carlton of Area-1 An informal, but delightful dinner a dia, a daughter. given in their honor by Mr. and Mrs. Seward, Monday evening, vraa attend- Mrs. J. E. Skipper returned Satur-led by Mesdames J. N. Sikes and J n nlnnnnt wlal I in lint a 1 Q M Q W T. i.Jiii ,i: 1 ! . ' f-Tiiint.U .............................................. - IlilV. HUM ,1 ' V, 11 1 o.o - . M.... ..vu , ... .., . Glasses Fitted i-xx-xxx-xx-X' EYES EXAMINED Fine Watch and Jewelry Repairing BUILDING MATERIAL Cement, Lime, Fire Clay, Brick, Shingles, Composition Hoofing, Doors and Windows, Nails, Galvanised Iron, Mechanics Tools, Taints and Brushes Repair and make your propertj like new. We carry huge stocks and will appreciate lending you onr efforts in service and advice Phone u im l MORGAN & SONS !Ai 'We Live to Serve' ... ... ... ............ ...... :k.x.-:..hxkkwkxv THE LAKELAND LAUNDRY Is one of the Best Equipped laundries in the entire south and you will le pleased with its work. Bring in your bundle before Wednesday of each v eek. ter-in-law. Mrs. Gabe Skipper, at J Zolfo. She was accompanied by her two fine little sons. John Olsen, the lively Scandinavi an who conducts a farm in the soulh ern suburbs, was in town yesterday Manager Sheffield of the Seminole morning, when he related a very in hotel, went to Fort Meade, Monday teresting story of havoc amongst his evening, and looked after his inter- chickens committed by a large wild ests there until Wednesday night, L- Wednesday night. He said that he knew the cat to be a big one, when he came back. JONES' BARBER SHOP Y Y Pastor Swain of the Baptist church, was at fiardner. Sunday, when he because it made a very large track The animal entered bis fowl-house and apparently tried to kill every preached the morning sermon before chicken in It, for. said John, there 9 ',V. T.,nrt 1) .. . A ucnnlntinn li i i. h I W fi V fi Pnmil'h I'l'llthcl'S XX4XX"X,XX I Y Y J Y i was in session there. When yon sit down to a meal you like to know that your food came from a store where reputation counts a store where best quality goods are BEST QUALITY This'store offers you that advantage. We buy our stock more carefully than our most particular customer. Quality Goods It pays to buy quality goods, particularly when yon can get them at prices as low as ours. A fair trial here .means .a steady customer every time. Dr. and Mrs. F. L. Adams, an eminent couple from Elberton, Geor gia, are here for their third season, having arrived Friday, and are locat ed at the residence of Mrs. D. J: Meadows. The number of agreeable people from Demorest, Georgia, who are Z spending the season here, was In- X creased by the arrival, Friday, of Mr. ! and Mrs. G. S. Hunt and son, who X 'came through in their automobile. .. y I f C. L. Vandercook. popular tourist f from Howell, Michigan, who is win tering here, was gratified by a visit, last week, from his good friends, Mr. and Mrs. W. P. ay and their daughter, of Lakeland, who came in their car. Mrs. F M. Losey and little son, X of Chattanooga, Tennessea, having y enjoyed a ten-days viist to Mrs. B. X C. Washington and daughters, left, Y Tuesday afternoon, for Tampa, where they joined Mr. Losey and are taking in Uie -1 ::' III ouuih wMwmmmm Fair. which were enough leathers scattered around in it and outside to make a good-sized mattress. There was also a trail of feathers two hundred yards long leading out to the woods. John followed the trail a considerable dis tance farther, but failed to find the marauder. During the uproar of the combat in the chicken house, John and his family slept the sleep of the innocent. When telling the story, he had not finished counting UR, his losses. Y Y Y Y Y Y Y I Y Y Y Y V Y Y Y 9 Y ? :: i Y Y Y When in need ot any thing in the Ford line, See J. S. GOFF Tires and Tubes Oils and Gas and many other things for sale as cheap or cheaper than you can buy them else where. I ires and tubes for all makes of automobiles at Goffs Accessory Store Marian Avenue xx-x- :x-X'X-X'XvX'x-x- : 1 A j While people were attending ser j vices in the churches, Sunday night, 3$ an alarm of fire was sounded and, X as usual, caused considerable excite X ment. The fire apparatus was quick X ly on the ground, but, before it ar- rived, the flames had been extinguish A ed by James G. Cooper, in an out X house on whose place the fire had I started. It originated in live ashes Frank R. Blount 9Q99999999' NOTICE To Consumers of WATER AND I ELECTRICITY I I I Y I Y i 1 Y It Y Hereafter the rule requiring payment of bills before the toth of the month will be im partially enforced anil water or electric service no paid for by that date will bo liable to be ! ' X X Y 1 A cut off without notice. Avoid the annoyance of loss of service and the charge of 91 .(Ki for each service recon- limi by always paying your bill at the City Hall before the tilth. X Y X ML 0. PIUCE, City Manager Just as Important Wuiting until (lie real hot weather is here before starting to take ice may be false economy. Food which you may think absolutely untainted but which in reality la unfit for the human lystem, Is vn j common at this sea son of the year. Food kept ice-cold is more pleasing to the palate and keeps appetites whetted for every meal. Ice frozen from the purest distilled water. Phone us today our wc.gon will call. Southern Utilities Co. J. X. SIKFS, Manager. i t Y 1 f 5 1 I ! x ! if Y i 1 Y Y Y Y Y X Y Y t Y Y Y Y Y X x: Y I i I Y Y X Y Y f Y X 1 Y , 4 ? 1 I I i 99 v :,v, .