.'olume XXXIV Number 47
I'l'NTA GORDA KBRALDt, PUXT V OOBDA, FLORIDA
Friday, Oocemlier 1st, IMS
fa UNCLE JOHN
The Senatorial candidates have struck th'eir smartest gait,
an' hawk their wares on busted crates, all up an down the
State. .1 m im HSSfc .nf-
Contendin' voices rant an roar, to warn us
THE of our danger. ,, m m Nobody's honest any more
CONFLICK tl,e Golden Rule's a stranger!
I reckon if we don't elect a rzbid politician, we
needn't ever much expect to better our condition. . . .
And so each candidate declaims in hate against the other,
without a-callin' any names that he's the Devil's brother.
1 reckon that it's nip and tuck between contendin' forces
but I would sooner pass the buck, than hear their crime
Why can't we have two honest men, to run against each
other who'd serve the people now an' then, an' treat 'cm as
"It seems to me, that politics
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nus jui so uwiui rotten, mat yj
we u be in a better hx with all
of it forgotten !
TOWN TOPICS OF A WEEK
The Important. Happenings of Punta Gorda and
Vicinity Briefly Told
i, J. r.( one and Miss Kther L.
Boone, eminent pvople from Salem,
Ohio, arrived last Friday nint to
spend the season. They are relative:1
f Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Hewitt. Accom
panying them was J. B. Waterworth.
another leading citizen of Salem.
Mrs. A. F. Dewey returned, Satur
day evening, from .Mulberry, where
she spent two weeks nurilttg her ton,
Willis Dewey, who hud undergone an
operation for appendicitis. S h e
brought Willis with her, and he is
pending the week mingling with his
numerous friends here.
Miss Myrtle Jack, who is a valued
assistant In the First National Bank
Of Avon Park, was here trora Satur
day evening till Sunday afternoon,
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
El, .lark. She was accompanied on
her return to the Park by her sister,
Miss Marjorie Jaek, who is her guest
for i he wet k.
Pat Murphy, Florida's famous
Irish politician, spent Saturday here
Interviewing leading citizens in be
half of a guide-book which he is pre
paring for publication. His book
will contain a vast amount of valu
able information about the state.
The State Fair at Jacksonville at
tracted a very groat concourse of
people In fact it is said that the
attendance broke all records. Coun
ty exhibits showed a surprising dis
play of fruits, vegetables, field cropi
and .crasses. Livestock and poultry
were away ahead of anything hereto
fore shown. It was an Interesting
and profitable display of Florida's
in good shape. Doau's can't be
Price 60c, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
Mr. Keen had. Foster-M ilburn Co.
Mfrs., Buffalo. N. Y. adv
I SUNSHINE NURSERY
t CITRUS TREES FOR SALE f
Owned by Saxon & Co., Inc.
; TO THE RESCUH
Don't Wait 'till It's Too l ate Fol
low the Example of n Print n
Miss Ruth Karl, ;i
ami Mrs. E2. L, Enggn
ly arrived from New
Only twenty-four days till Chr'st-
County commissioners and sell joI
board will meet Monday.
Eaby carriages and watch and
clock repair shop at R. M. King's, -tf
Colonel C. C. Morgan, or Fort Ou
iou, was a business visitor here, Sat
urday. Last Friday was a miserable, rainy
eh!' y day, but it was followed by a
lovtly day Saturday.
Arcadia was favored with a short
v:f;', Saturday, by Mrs. '!'. S. Knight
of Charlotte Harbor.
1c the matter of climate, last Fri
day was a regular Nebraska day -!n
rainy, dreary and chilly .
Captain - F. Dewey is now riding
in un elegant new automobile, which
be purchased through the j. E. skip
Mis. Cleve Cleveland and children
' r to Boca Brando, Wednesday, to
v!t'r. Mr. Clev(dand. who is engaged
In " crative WOl k there.
6tee A. Bailey, manager of the Peo
ples Wood Yard, for all kinds of
wood Ptove, fireplace or long; pine
:t ton wood charcoal. 4t-3t
0. Rlesley of Dayton. Ohio, one of
tile most popular tourists to spend
the winters here, arrived last week
and, as usual, is located in the Illaz
or cottage on Cross street.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel K. Midkiff of
Robinson, Illinois, arrived last week
end and are occupying their cottage
on Qoldsteln street. Many friends
'gave them a cordial welcome.
. .lames a. siebolt, prominent in the
j business and social affairs of l.ouis
v Mile, Kentucky, a regular and popu
lar winter visitor, arrived Saturday,
for another season's sojourn.
An addition containing two bath
rooms, one above and the other be
j low, has just been made to the Con-
oily apartment house on the corner
of Taylor street and Olympia avonue.
building an elegant home on Marian
avenue, oast, has been engaged to as
sist in the local (lost office and will
enter upon her duties today (Fri
day). The many tourists here add
so much to the business of tin office
that extra help is needed during the
winter season. Really, two extra
helpers are needed, and the depart
ment ought to supply them, especial
ly as the postal revenues (under
Democratic administration) are more
than enough to pay the expense of
I One of tin'
I the past week
I Russ of Fort
i hand businet
business transactions of
was the sale to Samuel
Meade, of the second-
s of Bathuel Nail, the
Rescue the acliing back.
If it keeps on aching, troubl
Often it indicates kidney weakn
If you neglect the kidneys' v ai n-1
i Look out for urinary disorders.
This Punta Gorda citizen will show
yo i how to go to the rescue.
E. Keen, prop, blacksmith shop,
Sullivan St., says: "Many years of
hard work as a blacksmith, weakened
j my kidneys and brought on Sidney
complaint. When I stooped to lift,
catches took me in the small of my
'back and nearly doubled me up. fay
kidneys acted too freely and the se
cretions were highly colored. I pro
cured Doan's Kidney Pills al the
Cochran Drug Co., and they rid me
'of the backache and put my kidneys
$3 the Pound
Genuine Ruby King
We buy direct from the grower and this
means you save all middlemens profits. g
A. p.-hatc h
laser taking immediate pos
Nose stopped up?
i uickly clears it.
IJ.H. TOPPER I
Punta dorda, Florida 2
Mr. and Mis. E. C. Jackson are
enjoying a visit from l heir son,
Charles B. Jackson, of Huntsville,
Alabama, who arrived Monday night,
and will be their guest till the end
of next Week.
Everybody come to the supper at
the Tourist club rooms to be given
by the ladies of the Presbyterian
church on Friday. December If), be
ginning al .":"() p. m. A rousing
I good supper for 50c. 4 7-1! t
I Roy Saxon, leading business man
of Browavllle, accompanied by his
little son and daughter, spent a few
hours here Tuesday afternoon, visit
ing the children's grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. F. S. WhltO'iker.
Archie Bryant, who has been work
ing in Manatee county for the past
fifteen months, came here Friday to
see his father. George B. Bryant, who
was suffering seriously from having
been finned by a rat fish several
Ernest Smith has taken over the
management of the meat department
of the Smith grocerv, This market
is equipped with one or the largest
and linest cold rtoragP plants in
South Florida and the only one in
this county. 49-tf
A RUG FOR EVERY ROOM
Diil yon ever notice liovv Jhr light rag
brings that homey, el rfnl feeling to a
room? With inmtner past yon want i"
drees up your home for the full and vv in
ter MM I am here to serve you in help
ing you gel the rugs yon want for jrour
At Last! The important problem of what she wants
has been answered. The answers are right here and
they can all be bought at
j Only 19i
: Shopping j
! Davs Till!
i Shopping i
Days Till i
Christmas Ladies Wear Store I ristmas.i
(jliOt'KH, no ft, warm, velvclj
gloves, l ieiiib kirtskin, wltn
oik- bun :lasp or those
tailored looking gloves with
Ihtre rillTs. Any kind, bill lei
ii ), gloves for Oiristmns.
(enleli OlOVOS, $1.50 Hp:
French liambskln, $tl.oti
one Clnsp, SS.no.
a HA N'UBAU. One of those
beuiitlfnl, silver mesh n it
bended and leal her handbag-
that come in swagger,
vanitj and ponch styles.
They're all the mge now.
(lb. Mi. Man, buy me a band
bag lor Christmas. Thr.v
range in price from to
VELVETS AND BRUSSELS
the mo-! extensive selection ever
shown in Punta fiords al prices
one-ball what they were lew
months ago. All sizes.
H. C. GOLDSTEIN
FUHMTITSK AND RV08
Ifartaa Avenue - I'untn uotm, r
II VDKHHCHIEKS, I waul
ilaintj liandkeri biels with
Httractive borders or clever
lil lie embroidered corners,
made of laiiltlcs- linen or
i beer while Invvn. In Linen
Ibev are priced from Br eiK'h
In fl.50 a ho.
s()( KIM.s for I bi'islouis.
Lnstrous silk stockings
ii Iium' lovely sheen puis the
linlliltig touch lo the new
gown or frock. I'me silk
hose are priced from 91.00
up. (Other grades may be
found al I be main store near
i in- postofllce.)
.ll Sill. bedliMilll NilpiMM'M, II botlllolr cap, lll
eslrv ami velonr lable covers, a prell.v Ivor)
basket, a silk petticoat, a gold oeckchain. S
-ilk blouse, i eorsage boqoet, beantlfnl band
painted. Imported china, sparkling cut glass,
beautiful silver, a bathrobe. neglhee. failCJ
pins, ieail necklace, earrings, bmreletx
and ob. lots of other things but I'll be satis
(led vvilb two or three of these things.
No matter wbai she wunts, you can gel u ui
Reward's Ladies' Wear Store, "the store with
a thousand gift-things," and a cordial invita
tion is extended you lo come in and Inspect
them before going away la search of your In l -
Ida) gills. "Try the home stores Hist. Ibis
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