News-Press from Fort Myers, Florida on February 21, 1923 · Page 6
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THE FOBT Mim PRESK TORT "MtlBS, FtOBIDA THURSDAY AFTER500X, FEBRUARY 22, -1923. V Hotel" La Fayette SI WASHINGTON. DC. lJ On beautiful Sixteenth Street, one tquare north of White House. Cater-t ing to exclusive clientele. The centre ""cfall that is worth whilein Washington ' Howl Cht ham, Nw York, mow wngetne -H BARROX COLLIER HERE Three good barbers at the Court Barber Shop. Prompt service and the best of attention to nil patrons. Barron Collier of ew York and Everglade, came here yesterday afternoon on his yacht tor a short stay. He spent a few hours hi Fort Myers and departed with his brother, Charles Collier of the Deep Lake Co., -for rsi-ppa. Job Printing of distinction aVPress Office. Pearls Coins Jewelry Elgin -Watches. the world'? Standard' "Sfe the oriiiTiitit "p.-iintfnir in oil of Richnid the Lion Hearted loaned m ttv the Klein National Wilted (o. and now on dKnla.v In otir window. Diamonds riione in Glass WES SWSM as ikb Gmemment sees it LIVE STOCK IN U.S. APPRAISED AT$3.3UOOa,O0ffl cattle , nog3 And wep ir tacn ore.Te MftrT Cvalaated;By -'Agriculture Q&peurttnent ..;. Aoe 000,000 N LrT l R7 fc tlW I A -1 I I c - Tota.l v.: IVCZ 53.3Z.000.00O i 91 2,973,000,000 . Av. 1317-21 Sk939.O0O,O( V-i copyright izafOT scicncb sertvice, Washington, o.c- nMIVMiUI uunTDi uiili man mm iimi "FERRIS WHEEL GIRLS" WILL GIVE FREE ACT AT LEE COUNTY FAIR S China iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiMiiiuiiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii DANCING ACADEMY m 1 ' mm I if Classic arid Ball Room Dancing . s ',, ;j v At Seminole Hall W t Phone 143 ' J 1 Residence 118 Clifford St. ' Mrs. H. C Satchell, Directress f f rHiiiiiiHniiiiniiiniiiiiiiintiiiHiniiiiini!iimiiiiiiiiHiHiiiiHiiHHiHiiinHniiiutj When Eli Ferris Invented the For- j I'pon the whirling Ferris Wheel, rls Wheel, whi.-h first appeared at vvhh h stands 35 feet above a speciai-tho Chieaso World's Fair,' he provided My construeted stage, Ave beautiful an idea for a new Kymuastic perform-j girls perform, while the nickel-plated ance that has been incorporated in i apparatus circles at a dizzy speed tho "Vvrrw wv,r.i tiirU" wim will an-i th loush the air. Feats which other pear at the big fifth annual Lee j performers present on stationary Moonlight Excursion v On Steamer "Dixie" : Sunday, Feb. 25th . LEAVE 2:00 P. RETURN 9:00 P. M. 2 1-2 hours on the Beach ROUND TRIP $1.00 h Sandwiches, Coffee and Cold Drinks on Steamer Fishing, Bathing and Sea Shells Phone 185 or call at 46 City, Dock r uii-s,Tj-.-'-"'1wv - v"t . -""La i-rJ" R? -.1-3 j , j. , , -J5n r jT . 41-;; ej i:- If - - WSh4W S-. V -4. County Fair. ' in Fort Myers next equipment these five young women iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiMinnriiiitiiiiiMiiiiiriiiiuiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiniiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiM I An Up-To-Date f 1 DEPARTMENT STORE I We desire to call the attention of the pub- lie to the fact that we are daily receiving new goods in every one of our depart- ments. Wc have a fine line of new MEN'S I mm mm 1 and BtiY'S CLOTHING, SHOES 1 for Men, Women and Children. ,. LADIES' READY TO WEAR ' and Piece Goods of all Kinds. Come in' and See our lines, and save money on your' pur- 1 chases. 1 5 i 1 C. L. Starnes Company f 1 Department Store I a - I Agents for Society Brand Clothes, and I ' Smith's Smart Shoes iiiiiiiiiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiitiitiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiTr Tuesday, Wednesday. Thursday and Friday. So unique is this act that it was a feature; at the New York Hippodrome for one season and startled the staid New Yorkers, Just as much as it has the thousands of Bpeetatorsr Tvhd hare since seen it on the vaude ville stage and at 275 fairs throughout the United States. Identically the .ame ;sct which appeared at the famous Hippodrome will he shown those who attend the fair. ; . Combined with an athletic performance of exceptional merit is a musical act. which makes the presentation two tog Joaiures in one, either of which is worthy to Btand on Its own merits as a number out of the ordinary. Together the acts make up .-at really meritorious combination which has never failed to win praise and applause wherever; it has appeared. whose wardrobe is as beautiful as money and material can make, perform while traveling through the air like so many birds, absolutely un afraid . The act is as thrilling as it is beautiful The musical program offered by the same young women is a pleasing and perfectly constructed and executed bill which is a strong rival for popular favor with any Individual musical per formance given by performers who have not the added grace and gym nastic ability of these charming Fer rls Wheel , GirU. IN A FIGHT WITH ADMIRAL . DEWEY JS STILL ALIVE SAN PEDRO. Calif. Feb. 22.-(Associated-Press) - Willia ni 1 1 Savage, an attorney here, is credited with be- Ih; the, only man who won ja fight with the late Admiral George Dewey. The fight was a fistic engagement between the two men and took place on the quarterdeck of the old sloop-of- war Mississippi in 1862. Dewey was then a second lieutenant and Savage was a private in the Marines, and on the day of his fight with Dewey was acting as orderly to Captain Melan-chton. In a letter written on the L. S. S. 01ympi by Admiral Dewey on June! 16, 1S9S, the original of which Mr. ! Savage treasures, the hero of Manila j Bay recalls his fight with Savage. He j wrote, in part: "I trust I have my! tpmnnr mnrn in hnrwl imu- " I Mr. Savage, a former judge and state senator tells of the fight as follows : "1 had been instructed to take orders troin no one except Capt. Melan-chton. I went to Lieut. Dewey to report one bell. " 'One bell. Sir', I said. " 'Strike it," he ordered. " 'The captain has given me instructions to take orders from no one except himself,' I replied. " 'You strike that bell,' he commanded. " 'I won't,' I retorted. " ' I'll make you do it.' " 'You can't do it.' "Dewey then struck at me and knocked me to the deck. I leaped to my feet and rushed at him. He went down in a heap against a hatch as I struck him on the jaw. and I leaped upon him when he got up. We rolled around on the deck for more than fifteen minutes before being separated by the sergeant of the guard. I was thrown in the brig. I was brought before the mast and Lieut. Dewey was there also. I was covered with blood, having had no op portunity to wash, but Dewey had washed and changed clothing. His face was badly battered and cut and both eyes were black. 'What the devil have you men been doing? roared the captain as he looked us over. 'I bad no business striking him. sir, said Dewey. " 'I am to blame,' I retorted. "Dewey turned to me and said: 'I beg your pardon, sir, but I should not have lost my temper and struck you while on duty." "The captain was astonished at this display of politeness from two men who had been so badly battered by- each other's fists and told us both to go back on duty." In his letter to Judge Savage, Ad miral Dewey said: "How few of us who were on board the old Mississippi, ithen are alive now." That was written in 18S, and today Judge Savage says he is the sole remaining member of. the old Mississippi crew. Judge Savage was born tn Ireland in IS'I6. Real Optical Service Experience, Study and Fiiiipint' sight Sen Ice," Our Sale biisinesx N (Classes to (it. 112 Hendry St. 7 ni enable us to oiler von "snprrio" t Eiinining Eyes and HinkJmr good GRADY Optometrist. 666 IX SAEETV HILL is a Prescription for Colds, Fever and LaGrippe. It's the most speedy remedy we know, preventing Pneumonia. "Spend Less - Save More-Invest Wisely" These are sign posts on prosperity's highroad. . " , Live and work as though prosperity would continue always, but provide for adversity as something that is bound to happen. That is; don't' spoil your happy prosperity by worrying, but' be thoughtful, prudent and economical. " ' Lee County Bank, Title and Trust Co. "The Home For Savings" White People 1 lulled to Hear erro Woman's Lecture nary mcueoa uetiiunie, a negro woman who is founder and principal of the Daytona Normal and Industrial Institute at Daytona with six negro girl DupUs, who have, very, good voices will be in Fort Myers over the week-end. She will lecture at 7:30 o'clock tomorrow night at the Mt. Olive A. M. E. Church in Safety' Hill and invites especially the white persons to hear her message, and enjoy her taHc and the Jubilee singing. Mrs. B. . Tinstman aud several other ladies are assisting in arranging for this lecture by the negro woman who is, prominent in. educational circles among her people. J.ME PO.HTPOXED Word was received by The Fort Myers Press through Prof. W. D. Wilson that the , basketball game , between the Wauchula and Fort Myers girls and boys;, which -wore tol":be played at Wauchula tomorrow night have been postponed until next Friday, March 2. DOUGLAS PAIRBAI7KS inROBinjiDOD LmecTion ay ALLAH DUATl Love of 800 Years Ago For lovers of to-day! Love when knights in armor fought with lance on armored steeds! When hearts were won with staff and cudgel and broadsword! Douglas Fairbanks and the love of Robin Hood and his sweet Maid Marian! This great star is supreme as the romantic wooer! As the bandit who robs the rich to succor the poor He's Douglas Fairbanks ARCADE THEATRE To-day to-morrow & Saturday Admission 25 50c. SCHEDULE OF SHOWS Matinee 2 P. M. Only One Show Night 8 P, M. Only One Show Coming Next Thursday, Friday & Saturday "ORPHANS OF STORM" ' S3 ! Use Ihe;Press Want Ads for Results CITRUS TREES Fertilization, spraying, and other necessary grove operations for spring season are fully covered in our book entitled "Fertilizers for the Spring Application" by Bayard F. Floyd. Do not fail to send for a copy if you have not received one. Markets demand bright, unblemished ffuit. The spring season is the time to insure such fruit by proper spraying. Do not delay, for after fruit Ls once marked there is nd remedy. Ideal Fertilizers lead in Field Results. Ideal Insecticides protect the crops from insect and disease pests. Ideal Methods produce bigger Profits. Wilson & Toomer Fertilizer Co if Jacksonville, Florida F. S. Balleritihe, Mgr. Fort Myers Branch .yt i.f 4 PRESS WANT ADS BRING RESULTS 4.1 X iiirii ii ii iiiiMiniiii mi ill iff iiiiiiiiiiiiii if iti ii iri i iiiiii mi ii i iii: iiiii iinriiiiuij iiiiitii iiiii i iiiiiiiiiiiii ii ill t iimii iimi a- ar St s 5t Seminole Lumber and Manufacturing Company mm : m 1 UIMRERMTTJAVOUK ANFi TUTff.mNfi M ATFIHATr- r n i; 5 Tki iui iiiii 1 1 iiuiitiiiiiiiiii i iiiiiMiriiiiiit si 1 1 iMJ iiiiinirn iiiijii iiiii i iiuiiiniii iiiium Will:' 'I I

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