The Ocala banner
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 Material Information
Title: The Ocala banner
Uniform Title: Ocala banner (Ocala, Fla. 1883)
Alternate Title: Ocala daily banner
Daily banner
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: The Banner Pub. Co.
Place of Publication: Ocala Marion County Fla
Creation Date: December 27, 1907
Publication Date: 1883-
Frequency: weekly[]
weekly[ former aug. 25, 1883-dec. 28, 1888]
daily (except sunday)[ former dec. 30, 1888-]
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Marion -- Ocala
Coordinates: 29.187778 x -82.130556 ( Place of Publication )
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 17, no. 12 (Aug. 25, 1883)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Issues for 1884 later called new ser. vol. 2.
General Note: Editors: T.W. Harris, F.E. Harris, C.L. Bittinger.
General Note: Description based on: New ser., vol. 2, no. 14 (Dec. 1, 1883).
Funding: Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: PJ-50006-05
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Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved. Board of Trustees of the University of Florida
Resource Identifier: aleph - 002052272
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It was the Bight of December 13.! and hoping to cheer myself up a bit, ing might set in. By his advice, I From the sides and bottom of this : ble to pay it off. for he wanted the rid tongue was darting In and out.

1893ust two days before Christmas I got up slid went into the "smoker"to rent to the hospital and had the ball hole grew tall and slender live oaks I, property and, and would be eager to My heart almost stopped

-andJ was going borne to Mollie and seek comfort from my pipe. In that extracted. It i beating asI
was partly imbedded in and hickories! and around the top wasa !| buy it in at so small a price. I knew. realized
"the boy. I was out of employment, car there was only one vacant seat. the bcne, and my convalescence my precious boy's danger.
was dense growth of vines and bushes. j| that if I could manage to hold on that. And almost
and had only five dollars in all the Two drummers going home for slow, and it bas left me with this mechanically my gun.
About half way from the top was a 'it; would be only a few years, withimproved came to shoulder.
world.. Just six years ago that very Christmas, were facing the engine, limp teat I will carry to the In I my Taking aim at
grave. pine tree, and at its roots he had buried conditions, until I could get i the swaying head
month Mollie and I i had come to Ocala with their feet stretched comfortably the same ward with me, on the next I fired, completely
the treasure. The well is just one at least five thousand for it. Then, severing it from
on our wedding tour, and in that across on the next beat which was cot to mine, was an old soldier of the I I the body. The re-
mile due""A
too, was our home. Our Jack was port of the
charming city spent our honeymoon. turned. However, they hastened to army of Tennessee. He had the gun so startled Jack that .
worn J
fit of born .
coughing here interrupted there, and our very heart-strings only the
Her father had been a brave officerin remove their feet to make room for blue and: I learned that he withRorecrtns. I position he was in kept him
was him, bringing on a hemorrhage, during were wrapped around each vine that from falling
F ;est's cavalry and had been me in front of them. Thanking rJJ>em, Poor fellow there to the bottom. I hurriedly -
; was | which he fainted. He climbed
never revived the trellis on our porch. HowI
with Jiim from Kentucky to Selma, I sat down, lit my pipe, and was soon no earthly hope for him. His old sprang and raised him in my
1 to finish his wished I
sufficiently story. could find this treasure the arms. He "
Ala and though wounded twice had listening to their jolly tales almost "rounds and the of course, had not realized -
exposure of life !
army Since then I have made old ,
numerousI gentleman had spoken of! I ha4ne'er his
come out of the war to die with con- forgetting my own troubles when the had brought cn consumption, and 1 danger, and looked at me with,
itwas trips to Marion county, and havesptzt in my life had any luck, I wondering
sumption a few before I brakeman opened the door and shouted eyes when I pressed him:
years married :; pirifu'i; ; to hear him cough. As I j
: time and money searching for thought bitterly, and it would neverbe to heart
my and covered
Mollie. Knowing this, and being "Baldwin! was ivcover.n: ? he had tin three his sweet
or the money, without success. my good fortune to find this bur face with kisses.
carried away with the beauties of the Just as we were leaving the stationan terrible hemorrhages, each of 'I .. Mollie came running
It may have been only the fancya ied wealth.
country, with its wonderful orange old gentleman came into the car. Thought would up just in time to take him from
carry him off. However a diseased and worn-out brain, or "Ocala! AU out for Ocala!" yelled arms.
groves, from which it seemed to me He was tall and straight, but be car- he lingered until I my
was ready to it may have been possible that the the brakeman, and with a sad heartI After
men literally plucked dollars from ried a hr'avy cane in his hand, and fc-jive th? hospital, dying, on the had quieted her fears I
day Confederate soldier had made a mis wended my way homeward. The went down
the trees I resolved to make the Land limped painfully. I hastened to makeroom J was discharged. On that to secure the rattles, as
day heto take as to the county and town. At moon and stars were shining only asp the
of Flowers my home. MdRie, too, was for him beside me, for which he .;'i r.-e t'-i strange I snake was a very large one. The
story: any rate, I have long since given u they can shine in this beautiful land head had
delighted with the country,. climate thanked me courteously remarkingthat 'Ke said a Confederate fallen to the bottom of the
prisoner all hope of finding it. You are the of ours, and as I looked up into the;
and people. So we purchased ten he came very near losing the wounded auto: death, and j I pit, and part of the body, still quivering
dying in h sam only person I have told this story, and sparkling canopy, better thoughts and
,acres, fJ ,.ry cleared near the Brick train."I :'. told bin that in Marion was wrapped around the old
county, if you ever find it, is is yours. happier filled my heart, and I thanked -] pine
City and lost no time in putting up met an old comrade at that station "Florida before snag. In pulling it off, I loosen
leaving for the irar, "Waldo!" called the brakeman, and L God that ae had, in his mercy and I' ed
a cozy little cottage, and setting out ," he said, "whom! I had not seen he harp buried in the side up the little snag, which the action -
;1: a natural the old gentleman remarked: "This is love, been better to me than I deserved -
part of our place in orange trees. since the tight at Murfreesboro. where '!'|! well or sink!: hole, ten of the rains had almost already
; thousand dot i where I get off. Merry Christmas to for I still had Mollie and "the !:
In'December, 1888, had come our I thought be had been killed. We ', lars in gold; It was his I uprooted, and as I lifted the body of
own and I will find the
b"e-I' money, you; hope you boy. I the
i dear little Jack. Jack 'because it was longed to the same company and he had no living relatives I snake the old snag fell to the hot
-- in all! gold. She was awake when I tapped on :
"papa's" name, and my sweet Mollie I went into the battle side by side. 1one u I II the world that h? kcew of tom of the pit, leaving a small hole ia
except a [ His story had interested me and the door, and was in my arms 'in a-- the
would hate no other, and our two of our charges I had seen linn i' cousin, tao lived in Alabama I side of the incline where the roots:
.. .. name. had taken my mind from my own few moments. In our joy at meeting! had
.. been.
young hearts were knit closer in the tall, and I was certain he was -- -- .''" i Casting my eyes down I
kiled'i -- --- ---- ------- again. we forgot our poverty and were
bonds of lore, if that were possible; We had quite a pleasant chit ;,noticed the edge of what seemed to-
vM.s'4wE :K-< .CWfr*+Wr3. ,<.,..+++++ .. .. happy In each other's love. Our chief be
+m+t+4+ ee4 1 an iron kettle
and long before he could walk or talk Lad not finished telling! ; me how It alII j i I or pot, Just peeping
regret was that we had nothing for
we had planned a brilliant future for happened when the train pulled out. i'M through the sand and clay. Immedi
Jack. I INext
"our boy," And now this year had but he i& coming'to see me during the e 4 ately the old man's tale of the nisrht-- --

come with Its money panic and nu- Christmas holidays at my hoiiie in t r f'I \-' : \\: (} Seasou' 4 day we walked out on our little I before recurred to my memory. Hast-

'" .' "\,Is ,, Q. : \\i place, looking for holly: and evergreens Jily: dropping the
merous*bsn&: failures and I had lost Waldo, when we will fight It all over 4. snake I commencedto
and vines, to deck our home
-my all. This was not the worst, for again-like two old soldiers usually claw and scratch in the sand until
o for Christmas. In one corner of
our :'I
we had a mortgage of one thousand do. '\.relnt : exposed a large Iron pot The
+ I lot was a natural well around which
dollars ,on our little home, due the "1 noticed you limped a little;" said ;top of the pot was crammed full of
grew the most bea.utltul"ines and
first of January. There had been no I, "and was afraid you had ban yourself I I dried moss and cotton. Scrambling

.employment for me In Ocala, so I had. while boarding the train." i :)\\e ea'.3.' 'Ba\\\\\\ i way bamboo.; Jack To running this spot in we front wended as our out, I called Mollie, and we hastily.

secured position in the accounting "Oh, no," said he, ,"the limp ;is the merry tore out the moss, when, to our as-
4. and happy as a cricket. Suddenly I
department saw him and
trip fall
thfe -previous September, and I tre Creek. I was shot through the 0 \O. I of gold pieces. Most of it was double
from view down
f 0b the sloping side of
-the 6brmmas rush being -now about leg there- and it has given me trouble .'I eagles though there was also quite a
+ the old sink. It was only about twenty Inumber
over I had been discharged. It had ever since. And, by the way regarding : of Spanish coins, together'

taken all my small earnings to pay that game leg of mine, there Ij I 4 &hj 1a\\ 8.\\\\S 8.\\ : i feet with deep saplings, and ,its so sides I did were not grownup think';; with some English guineas Hastily

.f'' my own board and send :Mollie a bare hangs a tale I don't mind telling if you !: I I I1 piled the gold in Mollie's apron and
+ he could fall to the
bottom, but there ]Ii
k 'living, and now 1 was on the Tampa care 'to hear it But before I 'tell it 4 + i we i hurried home to count It In all
..l + was rising from one side of the sink
train going home with not even a I'd like to know if you live in Flor : \\e\\\l\ S I I: there was more than ten thousand
\ : a limestone cliff, and I feared there dollars.
for dear Mollie to say Ida"rpcn ,
present my
+ might be snakes lurking there. I had !
nothing of the "bey," whose messagesIn my assuring him that 1 lived i i| We paid the mortgage, and In all
my gun me, as I had hoped to
his dear mother's letters Lad been ; at Ocala, he told me the following t t ]!Florida there was no happier Christ-
: *ee00 ++(4 bN.0.ee-4.e404ee..4Ne4e.. kill a rabbit or quail. Leaving Mollie, i
ee.A..++ j jmas than
full 'e>f what Old Santa Claus was to story finishing up by saying he hop- ours. Of course we sent
-- I ran forward as fast as I could, and 1
bring him. ed I would find the treasure: -- ------ -- the old gentleman a handsome Chrlstj
there, about eight feet from the !!I -
Of course I was blue and rebellious "About six years ago I was hi Savannah Jones. 'You baht'1' good and kind troubles, but after he left the train astraddle of the body of a small hick top i Ii mas present, and we felt no qualms of

and ready to curse my ill fortune; I when this game leg of mine to me.: said he. 'You. TOO, wore the : my thoughts recurred again to my ory tree, which had stopped his slide j I conscience in retaining the gold, as

and my gloom was not lessened by I gave me s, much trouble I was compelled gray, and I am about to cross the poverty at this glad 'Mollie's father was named Jones and
season and I was my dear boy, unhurt and smiling i i
the Utnshter and happy talk around to go to tho hospital. The ball Great Divide I now tell yon what he could see no hope in the future for Not three feet from him, however, !had a cousin in Florida.

me 'o" /the Christmas shoppers who had never been extracted, an.l periodically told me: He said that near Ocala, in Mollie and "the boy." I i
partly coiled aj
around the of
-were tptog home laden with bundles ( caused me the most intense tb? midst of a beautiful hammock. Our grove had not snag I I II Miss Beulah Carrington of Ken-
begun to bear
pine, was a large rattler. Its drick is
and packages for their dear ones. pain. M> doctor informed me that if \vas a natural well or sinkhole, and I knew the man who held the | visiting her step-sister, Mrs.
was swaying from side to side, Aiken
Thinking to distract my thoughts the ball was not cut out lead-poison- in shape like a gigantic crawfish hole. mortgage hoped that I would be j| and Miss Turnipseed, in .this
L una- and like flashes of lightning its hoe city, during the holidays.

Local and Personal Mrs. T. H. Wallis is enjoying a visIt I Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Raysor have gone Mr. Robert Taylor has gone to Atlanta Mr. Clifford L. Anderson of Holderis Mr.

from her brother and sister from to Lowell!l to spend several days wathjMr. where he will be with his family and Mrs. Ferdon and children
up to spend Christmas with his fam- who
Savannah.Mr. I L. M. Raysor. during the Christmas festivities. ily. been at Fairfield for the

ilr. and Mrs. J. P. Pillins are visiting past month or more, have returned
relatives at .}.'airfield.Mr. and Mrs. James Pooser of Charlotte I Miss Bessie Glover has come home Leslie Bostick is at home from St. Mr. and Mrs J. K. Barnes and children home.

X. C.. are the guests of Mr. Poo- from school at Augusta. Ga., to spend: Joseph's College to spend Christmas

Charles E. Culbreatb has gone :ser's mother.Messrs. I a week with her parents. with his mother, Mrs. Minnie Bostick.Mr. Mrs. are H. the H. holiday Whitworth guests at of Hiawatha Mr. and Mrs. George F. Armstrong and lit-

his wife for Christ tle daughter
to fiartow to Join I Lucy, of Savannah are
I Farm. II
mas. Karl and Fred"eihe are :Mrs.: Sage of Lakeland is on a visit and Mrs. R. R. Carroll and little I the Christmas guests of Mr. and Mrs.

visiting their parents Mr. and Mrs.!' to her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. daughter Merris, will spend Mr. Earl Mark of Jacksonville has I Jack Camp.

Mr. and Mrs. 11. M. Dearborn ll.'ftBunday'arternoon F. G. B. Weihe. i iITof. and Mrs. Charles K. Sage. Christmas with
I relatives at St. Peters- returned from
for their home at I a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Miss Irma Goodyear,
,burg.I one of Dun-
DeLand. and Mrs. \'"'. W. Smith of Dun- Mr. John Burroughs has joined his I John Mathews at Candler, and will nellon's efficient teachers, Is spending
-- nellou are spending Christmas with wife and daughter, who are the guests Mr. Fred Gaskill Asheville, :\. C., r spend Christmas with his sister, Mrs. the Christmas holidays in Ocala.with

! Miss Rhoda Llddon has gone to Mr. Smith's parents at Anthony. They of Capt. and Mrs. Hugh Williams. was in Ocala Monday. He is spendinga Harry Lapham. her parents.

TVorthington to visit relatives during will also go to St. Petersburg to the few weeks I
at his orange grove at i Mrs. J. B. Dale of Inverness
the hotifeuis. teachers meeting on the 31st instant :Mrs.: Julia P. paisley has gone to Candler. who Master Robert Smith of Savannah
t has been in the hospital for
I before returning to Dunnellon. Gainesville to spend several days with several is spending the holidays with his
Mr. Sam Davis of Gainesville was ahell [ weeks In this city has sufficiently recovered grandmother
her niece. Mrs. Lou Lynch. Miss Lilias Stewart the popular Mrs. McClure. The lit
known visitor to Ocala Sunday Mr. Fritz Lewis of Norfolk, Va..who stenographer to be able to go to Gainesville tie man made the trip to
at the Ocala Foundry, Ocala alone
and Monday. is well known in this city, is makinga Capt. H. C. Wright of Macon, Ga.. has gone to her home in Georgia for to visit her son, Mr. Will Dale., and proved a splendid traveler.Dr. .

tour of China. Korea and Japan, having a former prominent resident of Ocala the Christmas

Mrs. >V. M. Nelson of Columbia S. left in November. He will return is here on a visit to his daughter Mrs. holidays. :Mr.: and Mrs. Herbert Hester of Augusta and Mrs. Blalock of Madison

C., Is In the city to spend the Christ home in March. He will spend Christmas Raymond B. Bullock. This is the genial Miss Berenice Alfred, after Ga., are the guests of the Iatter's who have been in Ocala for some time,
and spending parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Gal-
mas week with her daughter son. in Japan. He writes that it is captain's first visit to Ocala in .'\eral rays in Ocala as the with their son, Dr. L. F. Blalock, and
guest loway. Mrs. Hester
Mrs. M. C. Looney and Mr. Claude the most fascinating country in the ,i some years and his friends are giving of Miss Sue Anderson, has returned i Marion Galloway, and was her formerly friends Miss daughter, Mrs. G. L. Taylor, have

Nelson. world. him a cordial welcome. -I to her home at Port Inglis. i glad to have her at home again. are gone mas with to Gainesville tlrc. to spend Christ-

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MEET ME H6\W Coods Galore I 1'E a

Having just returned frt'nt'r York aid other
IHk..t" with
a (1)0>! c.-rnplete line of Goods I
: prepared to show to the people of this :section: of Florida SUt'll a variety of goods:: as they have never before seen amnox here' AT tAT

I In thu stock wIlllw found the greatest aggregation Of LADIES' SUITS AND :SKIRTS:: in the cIty. They hand

; f tailored and made of the best fabrics obtainable and in the latest fashions, and are
\ I | considering price and quality they

1'.;,. J a K ;ra I I.., S being sold as low as it is possible to handle this class of goods An immense: line of are J. K{ L r: I \:\tL ) ,S

; Men's and ... 4\i
i Clothing Furnishingsbeing'

.' that always ; ;
also abounds here, and to attempt to describe thtm here would take a full this The
-4 They must be
I ::: .pac store that
"seen to Le appreciated Then, too, !they are being sold at e pel'mny keepseverything
attractive Also
prIces. Boys' Knee Suits
Hives full values {for sizes 4 to IS. The stock of LADIES' AD a1EYS SHOES now being shown here cannot be duplicated Pants Central,
b Florida. All kinds, from the highest grade patent leather to the best heavy leather for bard-wearmg Full in the 1 line;

line of Dress Goods in all kinds of Silks Underwear purposes.
dollar etc. for the whole family may be found here and in fact

:, every spent thing usually kept in a first-class Dry Goods Store. Give me a call and I will save you money every- of Wearing Apparel

there 1 As the store is crowded from top to bottom we are compelled to reduce the stock in order to properly

t t display lI goods, hence the lowest prices prevail on the entire stock. I for old and }'ounal. a-.

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I Banner: ,[l Special Cor. Ocala Banner: I MiLLiNEllYi'
Cor. Ocala
Quite a unmber of the Florida Special I III I
Banner caller
Special Cor. Ocala : and teachers Mr. Swain of Conant was a
all of I Vacation time is I
,: The Belleview lodge F. & A. M., newspapers, indeed nearly -
in here on Sunday.
be rejoicing
Itald their annual election of officerson them, printed very handsome Christmas and pupils will from soon the schoolroom.But .II The house opposite the postoffice. l j ./

the evening of December 15. The editions. their freedom there it ro happiness without I!, which was recently purchased by Mr i j I I A.51s well known in this section, this store has
the as
noticeable was
the most
following officers were elected: Among alloy, even so this season of joy has |w. N. Wilson, is already looking II j ji 1 carried the largest stock of Millii .
L. Leonard Hopkins, W. SI. pictorial edition of the Daytona Ga always
of sadnebs-the part workmanship j
in it also a shade i.much better, under the i
D. C. Stanley, S. W. zetteNews.It of preceptor and pupil. The teacher I and this year's supply is by
Tremere J. W. ing i of Mr. C. S. Gates. i t nery in Ocala,
Chas. A. form of amagazine with
was printed in the will miss the daily contact. I

J. J. Nelson, treasurer. and contained beautiful the mind of his pupil that was hourly I Mr. Harry Groff is shipping some I I i far the finest we have ever had. When looVing '
0. M. Gale, secretary. lettuce. I
.. I views of Daytona, Daytona Beach and unfolding to some grand and noble very fine
I. X. Shedd. S. I). Seabreze. Daytona and its suburbs ambition, and also the pupil will regret -i Quite a number of our citizens I Ii : for fall-headwear, the ladies will stand in V
Nathan Mayo J. I).
have become justly celebrated, and to part, even for a short time, i have been to Ocala lately interviewing -
J. 0. Hightower. S. S. if they fail to inspect our
whom he bas learnedto Claus. their own light
the Gazette-News contained picturesand with the arm on I Santa fi
J. S.f'
Joseph write-ups of the most famous ave- depend to clear away all mists of I The number of guests at the Pleas-
at the town in attendance will taker
The temperance lecture I line. Lady clerks
nues, residences and drives and resorts darkness from his mental vision and ant Hills House necessitates Landlord i

k hall on Tuesday night by ReCarroll of those three beautiful places. open up for him new and beautifulu Upham setting a very long ta these
t in showing goods
enjoyed ,
f success, and was greatly r pleasure
I was a Too Jacksonville Metropolis, as is fields of thought. Thus we in joy and ble. He knows how to do this to perfection -
by all present. A vote of thanks ...
I. splendid I walk band in hand. the menus can't be beats .. .---- --
) its custom, printed a very sorrow and -- -
extended for his coming down to -
was Christmas number, containing 61 Miss Bishop will return to her home rt

-. speak The to Belleview the people.Workers' supper at pages, and it was one of the best that in Sutherland Monday; Miss McCar- Mechanical toys at Fishel's 5 and t Jo .iLEIH

reached our exchange table. ley leaves Saturday for McIntosh; 10 cent store.
12 a
the town hall on December
We have already noticed the spe- Miss Dixie Pillans starts for Chatta- 1
great success. The spread was a NOTICE SOUTH SIDE COURT HOUSE OCALA, FLA. = ,
.. If cial edition of the Pensacola Journal nooga Monday, and Miss America r
bountiful one and everyone had plen
which was a credit to West Florida, Pillans will return from Tallahasseeto the I- ,..,... ,.. .,. ...... .'
ty. About $?5 was realized. Sealed bids will b* received by ....u.... ,.. """ -..- .- -'. ",, : == J
and now comes to us the Christmas spend her vacation at home. commissioners of Marion
The ladies of the town will meet at hoard of county -
make edition of the Pensacola News, which Mrs. Riddle of Macon, Ga., will eat countyFlonda, for the construc- ----- -
the town hall on Thursday to caps anything that has yet been attempted Christmas dinner with her parents tion of steel bridges across Blue River -, '--- --- -
candy bags for the Christmas tree on Florida also :
in this line west of the Chat- Mr. and Mrs J. A. Morse. near Dunnellon, ; (
Christmas eve.Mr Withlacoochee River, at Stokes' Fer-1 i COLD STORAGE.OF
tahoochee river in this state. It consists Messrs. William and E. L. Martin.
W. A. White, wife and three ry. Copies of plans and specifications i I
k[ .children and Miss Ferguson, the of 80 pages, and is an epitome G. A. Walters and some others will attend can be had at office of Austin Bros., j I
the growing industries of that section the called county meeting of the Architects Atlanta Ga., or upon application -j
-V f niece of Mr. White, and S. B. Tread- jof of Florida. F. E. and C. Union at Griner Farmon to S. T. Sistrunk, clerk circuit I .
well all of Danbury, Conn., arrived I court, Ocala Marion county Florida. ;.
; .
The St. Petersburg Independent Saturday.Mr.
on the 18th to spend the winter at Said bids to be opened at the meeting I Fk.
distance tLe Gainesville Elevator, the Wau- George Brant and son and Gus of the board to be held January
place a
will like chula Telegram, and quite a numberof Walters and Ben Holden brought out 8th A. D. 1908. and the board reserve? S
from town. We trust they other Florida newspapers, have issued two fine bucks from the scrub last the right to reject any and all bids. I i
our little town and surroundings. S. T. SISTRUNK,
handsome Christmas editions Saturday. Little George Brant killed fA jIt
Clerk Board County Commissioners
4 ANTHONY which is an indication that the news his first deer at the first shot, and a Marion County. Florida. 12-13-41 I

: paper business in Florida is flourish prouder little fellow would be hard to

Special Cor. Ocala Banner: ing.
Jack Snell is moving to Heather '
It is remarkable how little drink j I The undersigned hereby gives no- beg to announce to the public that' _
Mrs. Dorothy G. Edwards has returned Island this week.
lag has been done this Christmas. tice to all persons that an electionhas .'# !
borne, having arrived yesterday Cane grinding for this season is called for and
been and is hereby We solicit
Even men who have habitually indulged afternoon. Mrs. Edwards left about over but the farmers are still will be held on Tuesday, the 21st day we are ready to cure meats. your ,

formerly are quiet, sober citizens Ocala early last spring and spent the very busy planting cane gathering of January, A. D. 1908, in Marion -

making a very pleasant, orderly summer traveling in Europe with a velvet beans etc., and getting readyto county. Florida, to decide whether the patronage and guarantee satisfaction <
sale of intoxicating liquors or
Christmas, such as we hope to have party of friends and among the par- eat Christmas turkey. beer shall be prohibited in said coun- '

always when the county goes dry. ty was her daughter, Mrs. T. B. String- JOHN PETER. ty of Marion, as provided by Article

Christmas exercises, consisting of fellow, of Gainesville. Since return- XIX of the Constitution of Florida. OCALA ICE & PACKING COMPANY
.. I Muscular Pains Cured OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS -
held at
recitations, songs, etc, were ing to the United States Mrs. Ed-
"During the summer of 1903 I was OF MARION
too Methodist church on Christmaseve wards has been visiting at her old troubled with muscular pains in my COUNTY FLORIDA.By I MEFFERT & TAYLOR <

night. home at Boyd's Tank, Alabama, and foot," says Mrs. S. Pedlar, of Toronto, S. T. SISTRUNK, Clerk of said ;
'' Some of our young men who have has been in Gainesville with her Ont "At times it was so painful I Board of County Commission

F recently reached the voting age take] daughter for the past month. Her could hardly walk. Chamberlain'sPain ers. 12-13-St OCALA FLORIDA
Balm recommended to
a very sensible view of the temperance -j friends are glad to welcome her home so I tried it and was completely cur- Jjt1 --

question, and say that they aregoing again ed by one small bottle. I have since

to vote against whiskey recommended it to several of my ] {-fi flI : : 'r -_ !> j':,. ,,
An alarm of fire was given a few Mr. E. F. Carpenter, who spendshis friends, all of whom speak highly of
to be the residence winters on Eastlake-on-Lake-Weir, it." For sale by all druggists. x
days ago and it proved "' ..._ .. .. ,__ .....__ _
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of Dr. Smith. It being day. passed through Ocala Friday after- _
From Friday's Daily: ; :
time a crowd was soon on the scene noon from his home in Connecticut.He '

;t,:.i' working heroically, water being plen is hale, hearty and jovial, and says Mr. Chester Finch Married I ; Not: Ssliiijg Out at Cost, but Selling ot a Legitimate Profit

tiful. The fire was quickly distinguished that the whole state of Florida will be Word has just reached Ocala from

j! filled up with Yankees this winter Lima, Ohio, announcing the marnas-- Wlic) !) Should Always Be Satisfactory to Dealer cid) Consumer)
and that they will distribute enough
the preacher
Rev. M. XI. Lord new : of Mr. Chester Oliver Finch, to an attractive -
appointed to Anthony circuit by the dollars with us to make us forget that _
i young lady of Saint Lour.
:" last annual conference, has not yet 'there was ever such a thing as a pan
f'- put in an appearance. I I ic. Good luck to you, Mr. Carpenter.Mr. Mo. The wedding took place quietly\ I If'
, I in Saint Louis last week, and Mr\ and ,
Mrs. Wash Meadows is spending
Christmas with relatives in Jacksor Neal Weathers of New York Mrs. Finch will go to Atlanta to spend i DiamondsWatches

City, Hibbert and Brantley Weathersand Christmas with Mr. Finch's mother 4.

lille.Mr. Miss Janet Weathers, who attend and his brother, Mr. W. E. Finch. :
tome for
and Mrs. Pifer are at
I I college i Massachusetts and Troy, The groom is the youngest son of
Christmas, also Trot. W. W. Smith II
and wife. N. Y., reached home :Monday morn Mrs. Finch and the late Capt. 0 G. Bracelets Necklaces I

Mr. Price and Mrs. McCraney and ing. The former will visit his parentsfor Finch of this city. For the past two ,

a month and the latter will be years he has been making his twiiu- 82

children are visiting relatives here. home until after the New Year's days. in Lima Ohio. He grew up in thi::; I Cut Glass: Hand-Painted China | f

Mr. K. N' DeLong who is now residing city and has many friends and ac

Mr. Daniel Cappleman of the University quaintances here, to whom the an
t '' ; in Jacksonville, is in Ocala and I -
of Florida, is at home to spend nosncement of his marriage will!! IK Y* : "I
)ja! ion coiuty on a visit and will ,
it the Christmas and New Year vacation very interesting news and they wil] oE tdisonT
Ii t-P i-1 I M>V. --ttl weeks here hunting and1hhll with his parents several miles east unite in wishing for him and his bridea PhonographsA

!\ (. Mr. DeLong has friends in of the .
city.Among very happy wedded life.
Oeaia and Candler who wish him a I
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Mr. and Mrs. Finch will live in Illi
meirv Christmas; and are glad to those who are assisting at nois. this season the public usually expects to see glaring an-

; know that he is succeeding in business the Variety Store during the Christ- _
I of j
nouncempnts merchants and other tradesmen
"'- in Jacksonville. j mas rush the offering
i I I are following: Miss Nancy A Dangerous Deadlockthat
_ ;>itr IJ J|1 Mann, Julien Bullock William Anderson sometimes terminates faatallv, ii is, great iantities of "the very latest styles in everything 1

All kinds of toys at Fishers 5 and Sam Mathews, Carlisle Izlar the stoppoge of liver and bowel tune t just from the manufacturer, selling at and below cost j
10-cent store. 1 1 tions. To quickly end this condition t1 T/ic ,
and several others. etc. stock of goods to be found here
without disagreeable sensations. Dr will prove to thecareful
1 -- King's he New Life Pills should always: ] and up-to-date buyer that they are NEW GOODS,

: OCALA FURNITURE CO. satisfactory your remedy.in Guaranteed every case absolutely or yourmoney J .1 LATh/ST DESIGNS, and being sold at REASONABLE1i.

} store. back 25c. at Tydings' & Co's. drug PRICES( -not below cost, however, as that isn't the way we

felas Lined steal x ,, rIj list' ,Lute our charity! gifts, in fact this establishment is our t r

Ranges Masonic Officers !:I one!/.- of
5 t j'L' 1 .g tL source Dud we are compelled to cell at apr
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meeting of Marion-
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; % ,. Front $26.90 to $39 11 < Dunn Lodge No. 19, Free an.1 Accept I I.as
i $; f.1.if".,_ V's'IJI' ed :Masons held at their hall Thursday .... J TJ PJNTT e immtn-L. ,]line of CUT GLASS, ILA:ER\V ARE, HAND :

'\'t ou d pay $50 for them some >.,_t"""" -" '-' I' night. December 19 th:> followin' :. \ and other high class goods we are offer i

; : -', :;?:.t. .,). : ,- ..-_ officers were elected to serve for the ,; =:- -' is b Uu SUi a places.Make 'il ".- ,I \. 19"S i
year :
4, ; .'''I''f,: -" thing really rr'istie: for a holiday gift for a friend. Besides .
; _I v. D. Graham t ,
: worshipful master.J. the j :
..<. A. Bouvier t special ipliday line, we have one of the most complete
senior K
j I r "tl < B. Snyder, junior warden. I i. ; lines of staple jewelry in Florida in SOLID GOLD, STERLING 1

Yourself a Christmas i.__ b., .;:,:;;\ J. E. Chace. treasurer. SILVER, Etc.

Present of the Difference. =: ,; Jake Brown, secretary.Here's We would call especial attention
:....:.. ) id to our big collection of the 11 I!
i famous ElI ON t
'I l.- PHONOGRAPHS which
Good Advice F range in price

;: \ f\trfl\\ ood Line of onese g3:y..i 0 S. Woolever, one of the best 1 ,. from $12.50 to $55. Also over 2,000 records of all the most !
f : I.a "J known merchants of Le Raysville N.
popular musical selections E
: .1.! : Y., says: "If of the day. Call and hear the ,
,; 2: and \ you are ever troubled!
.. ... II. ,.., -., China 1 Mattiqg t.._.. _... "- ;. with piles, apply Bucklen's Arnica I splendid tone of these machine
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\ =11*|:py I Chiffoniers t from( $5,48 up2\ ,' 20 Salve.y -ars It ago.cured" me Cures of them every for sort good, I.I.I

wound, burn or abrasion. 25c. at Ty- sis
dings & CQ'S
\\ The better ones are mouse and rojih We x I Yours for Holiday Gifts '

proof. bad a very pleasant visit Fri
: day afternoon from Judge Charles V

f 1 Nice Large, Easy Hillyer of Fernandina, who is in Ocala I A. d

"(< I.A For only $$2.5ker ,1 1 to testify, formerly in the superintendent case against Mr.of Dearborn the- E. BUR ETT _

.4t 11 .t'' : Ocala electric plant, whose trial THE
Others, suitable for comes up today. Mr. Hillyer and the
Holiday Presents up to $20 I J
I i editor of this paper came to Ocala Postoffice Block A'

: ';about the same time and for a long a OCALA, FLA.

f SMITH & ROBERTS :! time he was one of our principal nwr.I t ,,,
chants. r }. 7 i.Tyrjra iaasgi feg Haz53 r =- o Z4 I.
:1 i We are pleased to see that .

; f Ocala I j lbe carries his years well and that he \1n'.EH

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Special Cor. Ocala-Banner: Quite a unmber of the Florida I Special Cor. Ocala Banner: j SpeciaL-Cor. Ocala Banner: I :

indeed nearly all of Vacation time is near and teachers Mr. Swain of Conant was a caller I ==
Tte BeUeview lodge F. & A. M., newspapers I ====

held their annual election of officers them, printed very handsome Christmas I'i and pupils will soon be rejoicing inj: here on Sunday. i II I ]g ========= has

their freedom from the school-room. The house opposite the postoffice. j I section, this store,
of December 15. The editions. I I in this
the evening known >
oa i iI Si.weH
the most noticeable was the But as there is no happiness without which was recently purchased by: Mr. :i .'j W1- ;
Among of-
officers were I stock
following alloy even so, this season of joy has W. N. Wilson is already looking A carried the largest
L Leonard Hopkins, W. M. pictorial edition of the Daytona Ga- I always
in it also a shade of sadness-the part much better, under the workmanship i| is by S.y S.
D. C. Stanley, S. W. supply
zette-News. this year's
I I ing of preceptor and pupil. The teacher !I in Ocala and
Chas. A. Tremere, J. W. of of Mr. C. S. Gates. nery
in the form a
It was printed will miss the daily contact with 1; When lootio. -
J. J. Nelson, treasurer. Groff is shipping some I had.
magazine and contained beautiful I I, the mind of his pupil that was hourly i iIi Mr. Harry far the finest we have ever
M. Gale, secretary. I i
0. views of Daytona, Daytona Beach and '| unfolding to some grand and noble very fine lettuce. i I I ladies will stand in
D.Nathan I' the
1. X. Shedd. S. Ii
Seabreze. Daytona and its suburbs : ambition, and also the pupil will regret -i Quite a number of our citizens for fall headwear: ,
J. D.
: Maya have become justly celebrated, and I to part, even for a short time, : have been to Ocala lately interviewing i fail to inspect our
J. O. Hightower. S. S. if they
the Gazette-News contained picturesand i with the arm on whom he has learned > Santa Claus. their own light
Millsom, J. S. I
;..' Joseph write-ups of the most famous avenues i to depend to clear away all mists of! The number of guests at the Pleas- in attendance will take
at the town clerks
l lecture
The temperance 9 line. Lady
Rev. Carroll residences and drives and re- i. darkness from his mental vision and I ant Hills House necessitates Land-I
Tuesday night by
on .
success, and was greatly en sons of those three beautiful places. open up for him new and beautifulu lord Upham setting a very 4. pleasure in showing these goods,

was a thanks The Jacksonville Metropolis, as is fields of thought. Thus we in joy and ble. He knows how to do this to per- .
all present. A vote ; -" -
by --
joyed extended for his coming down to I its custom printed a very splendid i sorrow, walk band in hand. fection, and the menus can't be beat. :;;;-=-=:::.:-' - ,r

was Christmas number, containing 64 Miss Bishop will return to her homein

speak to the people. pages, and it was one of the best that Sutherland Monday: Miss McCar- Mechanical toys at Fishers 5 and Jo !LEIH
The Belleview Workers' supper at I If
reached our exchange table. ley leaves Saturday for McIntosh; 10 cent store. r
hall on December 12 was a 3fr
the town FLA.
We have already noticed the special Miss Dixie Pillans starts for Chattanooga HOUSE OCALA,
The spread was a SOUTH SIDE COURT
success. fr
F great edition of the Pensacola Journal Monday, and Miss America NOTICE

bountiful one and everyone had plen> which was a credit to West Florida, Pillans will return from Tallahasseeto ....,m...asrnsrw, er-'-_.-
ty. About $25:! was realized. Sealed bids will be received by the ......... -- --- "' -
and now. comes to us the Christmas spend her vacation at home. commissioners of Marion -::
The ladies of the town will meet al hoard of county ------t
edition of the Pensacola News which Mrs. Riddle of Macon, Ga. will eat county,*Florida, for the construeition --.
the town hall on Thursday to caps anything that has yet been at- Christmas dinner with her parents. of steel bridges across Blue River : -- --

candy: bags for the Christmas tree or L tempted in this line west of the Chattahoochee Mr. and Mrs. J. A. ilorse. near Dunnellon Florida; also I Ii ; STORAGE
Christmas eve. i Withlacoochee River at Stokes' Fer-i COLD .i
k river in this state. It consists Messrs. William and E. L. Martin.G. .
and specifications ,
Mr. W. A. White wife and threE ry. Copies of plans i
Ferguson, thE; l| of 80 pages, and is an epitome A. Walters and some others will at- can be had at office of Austin Bros., i
children: and i of the growing industries of that sec- tend the called county meeting of the Architects, Atlanta. Ga., or upon application -j
niece of Mr. White and S. B. Tread Farmon to S. T. Sistrunk, clerk circuit OFMEATS
J tion of Florida. F. E. and C. Union at Griner
well all of Danbury, Conn., arrives l court Ocala Marion county. Florida. I
The St. Petersburg Independent Saturday.Mr. '
the ISth to spend the winter a t I Said bids to be opened at the meeting
on distanc*> tOO n-ainesville Elevator the -Wau- George Brant and son and Gus of the board to be held January V
place, a short
Judge I chula Telegram, and quite a number Walters and Ben Holden brought out 8th, A. D. 1503 and the board reserves
from town. We trust they will of other Florida newspapers, have is- two fine bucks from the scrub last the: right to reject any and all bids.S. M
town and surroundings. T. SISTRUNK
editions Little George Brant killed
sued handsome Christmas Saturday. Clerk Board County Commissioners,
'fit ANTHONY which is an indication that the news- his first deer at the first shot and a Marion County Florida. 12-13-4t

paper business in Florida is flourish- prouder little fellow would be hard to

'. "Special It is Cor.remarkable Ocala Banner how little: drink ing.Mrs. Dorothy G. Edwards has returned find.Mr.Island. Jack this Snell week.is moving to Heather The undersigned-hereby gives no- We beg to announce to the public thatwe

Christmas. tice to all persons that an election
i ing has been done this home, having arrived yester- Cane grinding for this season is has been and is hereby called for and ready to cure meats. We solicit your
Even men who have habitually indulged day afternoon. Mrs. Edwards left about over, but the farmers are still will be held on Tuesday the 21st day are

formerly are quiet, sober citi- Ocala early last spring and spent the very busy planting cane. gathering of January, A. D. 1908, in Marion :

,. zens, making a very pleasant, orderly I summer traveling in Europe with a velvet beans, etc., and getting readyto county sale of Florida intoxicating to decide liquors whether, wines the or patronage and guarantee satisfaction.

Christmas, such as we hope to have I party of friends, and among the party eat Christmas turkey. beer shall be prohibited in said county -

always when the county goes dry. I i' was her daughter Mrs. T. B. String- JOHN PETER. : of Marion, as provided by Article OCALA ICE 8 PACKING COMPANY
of'i of Florida.
Christmas exercises consisting fellow, of Gainesville. Since return- XIX of the Constitution
etc., were held at States Mrs. Ed-
recitations, songs ing to the United
i i "During the summer of 1903 I was OF MARION
t tba Methodist church on Christmas ward has been visiting at her old I. troubled with muscular pains in my COUNTY, FLORIDA.By MEFFERT & TAYLOR

eve night. |home at Boyd's Tank, Alabama, and | foot," says Mrs. S. Pedlar of Toronto S. T. SISTRU K. Clerk of said
who have 0nt "At times it was so painful I Board of County Commissioners. -
Some of our young men has been in Gainesville with her |: OCALA FLORIDAHot
could hardly walk. Chamberlain'sPain 12-13-5L ,
recently reached the voting age take i daughter for the past month. Her Balm was recommended to me.

a very sensible view of the temper-j'I friends are glad to welcome her home so I tried it and was completely cured -if- -

I ance question, and say that they are again. i by one small bottle. I have since I .

r going to vote against whiskey.An I recommended it to several of my; ., .if....!"' I:;-- !.....
alarm of fire was given a few Mr. E. F. Carpenter who spendshis friendsall of whom speak highly of I t1\
it." For sale by all druggists. x
and it proved to be the residence winters on Eastlake-on-Lake-Weir : .. ,,,,",, ,, __ _
days ago 1 ,== r" J" :: "" '' """ """ ,,',-' y c
'.F of Dr. Smith. It being day passed through Ocala Friday after- From Friday's Daily: I

time a crowd was soon on the scene noon from his home in Connecticut.He and Mr. Chester Finch Married I''i Selling Cut at Cost but Selling at a Profit ,'
working heroically, water being plen- is hale, hearty and jovial says Legitimate
distin that the whole state of Florida will be Word has just reached Ocala from

guished.tiful. The fire was quickly ]!j' filled up with Yankees this winter i Lima. Ohio, announcing the mamas: :; WQic Slpuld Always Be Satisfactory to Dealer aqd Consumer) -

Rev.. M. M. Lord the new preacher and that they will distribute enough of Mr. Chester Oliver Finch, to an attractive b 'f '
to Anthony circuit by the I!. dollars with us to make us forget that 4' .r __ _
appointed young lady of Saint Louis. -
annual conference has not yet j there was ever such a thing as a pan s If1
Mo. The wedding took place quiety:
: ic. Good luck to you. Mr. Carpenter.Mr. ;
put in an appearance. in Saint Louis last week and Mr. and '

Mr* Wash Meadows is spending Mrs. Finch will to Atlanta to i
Neal Weathers of New York go spend 1 L'IamonusBracelets
Christmas with relatives in Jackson Weathersand Christmas with Mr. Finch's mother .
City, Hibbert and Brantley
and his brother, Mr. W. E. Finch.
who attend
vflle.Mr. Miss Janet Weathers r
and Mrs. Pifer are at tome for
The groom is the youngest son oMrs.
and ,
college i n Massachusetts Troy I atches
Christmas also Prof. W.V.. Smith Finch and the late Capt. 0 n. Necklaces
N. Y., reached Monday morn 1
and wife. ing. The former will visit his parent Finch of this city. For the past two F..,1 ,

.. !lr. Price and Mrs. McCraney and for month and the latter will be years he has been irakins; his tome
f-; children are visiting relatives here. home until after the New Year's days. city in Lima and, has Ohio.many He grew friends up and in thi acquaintances I Cut Glass 1 Hand-Painted:f China t4M'M -

Mr. E. N. DeLong, who is now residing
Mr. Daniel Cappleman of the University here to whom th*> an

r' in Jacksonville is in Ocala and of Florida, is at home to snertf nosncement of his marriage: will!! !h'very VA ,

Marion county on a visit and will the Christmas and New Year vacation interesting news. and they wl}; Edison PhonographsT :

spend several weeks here hunting and with his parents several miles east unite in wishing for him and his bridea

: fishing. Mr. .DeLong has friends in of the city.Among very happy wedded life. I

Ocala and Candler who wish him a -. -- Mr. and Mrs. Finch will live in Illi

merry Christmas and are glad to those who are assisting at noise iIj this season the public usually expects to see glaring

know that he is succeeding In business the Variety Store during the Christmas A nouncements of merchants and other tradesmen offeringgreat

In Jacksonville. J I rush are the following: Miss Nancy A Dangerous Deadlock quantities of "the latest
t Mann, Julien Bullock. William Anderson that sometimes terminates faatallv: i i& ;I, very styles in everything
AU 5 and the stoppoge of liver and bowel funs 1 just: from the manufacturer, selling at and below ":
kinds of toys at Fiahel's Sam Mathews, Carlisle Izlar
1kent( store. 1, and several others. tions.without To disagreeable quickly end sensations this condition Dr r etc. The stock of goods to be found here will prove to fhe

.,.- King's New Life Pills should always careful and up-to-date buyer that they are NEW; GOODS
he your remedy. Guaranteed absolutely : .I LATEST DESIGNS: and
satisfactory in every case or your 111 j being sold at REASONABLE
PRICES-not however
money back at Tydings & Go's drug cost; as that isn't the
store. 25c. x I tJ distribute way we
our charity gilts, m fact this establishment

Asbestos Lined Steal Ranges f ..Masonic Officers Elected I j a only source of livelihood, and we are compelled to is 0111' w
o' sell
... At a regular meeting of Marion- r profit in order to at a
: l= :\- < meet our obhgatic
From ;$'_)O." 90'to $39 : -- /' \ Dunn Lodge No. 19, Free an'C'c'pt.! .! I. I The immense line of CUT GLASS, S ILVERW when they fall due )l ,

\-j ed Masons, held at their hall! Thursday PAINTED ARE HAND ,
JW i.0. CHINA and '
I night December 10. the following high class goods
., we efl'eriug
5... You pay $O for them some ::":-:' ,=;.T.'.-:>-"-'_-_ '-...1'I officers were elected to serve for the ; ibis season will delight those who rtJC in search are -

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places.Yourself '."..,'"'J'ik. I ,. year 190S: ; thing really for a holiday gift for a friend

>'"\'U', .. ,' W. D. Graham, worshipful master.: j .. I the special holiday line, we have one cf the Besides .1
.. .I -7-- ..:-" J. A. Bouvier senior warden. ; lines of staple jewelry in Florida in most comDhte tj

l.: ..,;.I: : 'A T. B. Snyder, junior warden. t' LING SILVER, Etc. SOLID GOLD, STER- "

l\\akc. J. E. Chace, treasurer.
Christmas'S. We would call]!
.. Jake Brown, secretary. especial attention to our bm
Present of ths .'. ne. .1.-: ,__-.. ) famous EDISON PHONOGRAPH ; collection of the

Here's Good Advice from $12.50 which i range in price
'I to $55. Also
i Good Line of Japanese!! : O. S. Woolever one of the best over iooo records of all the
P''l'\Sffl\ : known merchants of Le Raysville! N popular musical selections of the day. Call most ii'

I and Chic Matting\ :.i! Y with, says piles: "If, apply you are Bucklen's ever troubled Arnica! splendid tone of these machines and hear the q

.t r alve. It cured me of them for good
Chiffoniers from : :: 20 years ago." Cures every sor.
$5,48 up 1- ; wound, burn or abrasion. 25c. at Ty- -
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f The better ones are mouse and rut;ch 4v, r Yours for Holiday Gifts
We had a very pleasant visit Fri.
proof. .-
day afternoon from Judge Charles V.

{ A Nice Large, Easy Arm Rocker Hillyer of Fernandina, who is in Ocalato A. E.

testify in the case against Mr. Dear- BURNETT

: r' For only $225 \IL born, formerly superintendent of the ..

l Ocala electric plant, whose trial THE HIGH-CLASS JEWELER
\ comes up today. Mr. Hillyer and the
: : Others suitable for HuliJd)' Presents, up to 520 \ .- ;i editor of this paper came to Ocala Postoffice Block

about the same time and for a long ; OCAe

.: SMITH & ROBERTS 1 time he was one of our principal mer .,". "" ; __ 7 t g LA. D

chants. We are pleased to see that yagSS3Kggy SSJiTCSgg8H!!? .

; be carries his years well and that he 1 9ycs3 S I5 7lj 8iSi
Ocala g t* iv "*"'
.,. Florida I is still youthful. looking at three score. ,I

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t : | :* a.., w..i as larger cues, anti for the i i I speaking of his good health and
: for Si.00 extremeold: ae; Mr. Brock says:
: next two w.-ti-s i the awn will be -sit \"- ;i mt "After a man has lived In the world
,-a ail :,> the y ouag people.AL I .' :as long as I have, he ousht to have
: t & ,, _
woo at hot.e I >
4t - ona; t.oae:: are ,. % : found out a gnat many things by ex
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'i" arthe ): mMisses Caroline { 'I my : perienee. I think I have done so.

\i t : i',:.- -'ur. Sa' Audfrson: Laura Xurc Old : I "One of the things I have found

e D r j; f t.i 4 c. woj': and '.;'r. C'-Ain Spencer from > \ Extreme out to my entire satisfaction is the i

Oofnff ce gj 4 4 .', Siji-tr: Ch! :."if-y: and Wilbur Cleve-* 'I' 4 Age to t/ic L.c proper thing for ailments that

i11 land! .ran ii.Mala; ; Haugl ton ;I WlR- \ > ;; are due directly to the effects of

a HJ r-ar.i'l! C.lp''i"U1an from the Urnfm ,I : : ; of Peru-na. i I the climate. For 118 years I havei

i i Prescriptions Prepared Proper: fm. v. r:.i. y of Florida. Mib \Irv. Biirfonl '. i I withstood the changeable climate

1 0\ ;, t/ -.- "-.t' .st Coile". Nash .-iIle, Miss I i Hof\ the United States.
i JaLtiV arherh. Hilibert and Brant- : i "I hat'e a:,\ ay" bc-en a very healthy

74+...100......$44.4444.4$49.4+4.9+4( +4+4 r r. tIJA ...* i.w '.:\e"rrT: :. fromeo York, MI-M-S: i| man, but, of course, subject to the af-
984404000NN40444..M' L<4E 3Q -' 9..t ;.... andS 4' j I fections which are due to sudden
01401110/4 :'.z Lti Y im'mJta Pearson
_._ ': changes In the climate and temperature.
-. -";.-;. : : .VI:a-t::.t fr". n" nail Coll'-:; -, ;}' :'
'- () lii Minnie L"'e Carlisle woo v',a S (... s i j "As for Dr. Huffman's remedy, 1
N-irr-: f ::1'i ,: ..n 1 Jim 1."u'z from th" t
4 Local; and PersonalMr. 1 graduated from the Ocala H: ;;::1 _'" **'.'' 1 '; ..., M'rtis: .Si'.ith! tr'll11' < NSrY.Y't '..4'f: ss : Peruna, I have found it to be the
who is .aeh ? \ best if not the only reliable remedy -
School last year, and t< : !: ; ,
., :i- "' L. j -, C'hcrlip::; a-. 1 John Cl.;
the public school at Central this tei..1.' "' x ;, ;j ; for these affections. It has
J. M. Neely of OKlawaha was .-: fr u ,:::t1. :,.u.Jean; !\il--ii. (
is spending the holidays with her f.a- -. .s. ttiy 1 j i I been my standby for many years,
: . ; ; Ti : Cdaa S..dl!
-c In Ocala Saturday. rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Carlisle.Mr. :: :.. : .I.i" i:,,* Bronk-! .. ? '\\\and! \; 1 attribute my good health
1\ and extreme old age to this rem-
children of nd ;' \.unit" !..
y Mrs. W. D. Turnley and '.n-, fr i :: : > --
J. W. Hall of Daisy was aol[ : edy.
td ide the Christmas guests I Ci prli-l-! :r >: i C\.Uial: ...l;.f"p: .i j"
City the pleasant callers at the Oca!a B?n-, .. 11 I "It exactly meets all my require- ::::
'of Fannie R. Gary. I Irarb'J': : W'h'r-i..11: ; and f): ;,
Mrs.: I ner office and reports everythi:c. ; ments. It protects; me from the enl ef-
"n d\ : '' '.l'dol: : :;.'iiry looking up in his section. He is a v: ; -
in Ocala '_'.. MLeta; Cam) -, ,. blood in cir
Clifford Herrick, Jr., was enthusiastic supporter of lessr5.T. S.ir; I!': e; k ;: s strength: it keeps my
Saturday afternoon on his way to for 1e i 1,1':1; I :I. 'I!' Lola Ra\-r from ('"'n'vir' culation. I have come to rely upon it
Sistrunk and T. E. Pasteur t
Crystal River for the holidays.Mr. ho lti- :.>. V:: .- E.! ,tti' Mchufro.u! Xi! : : IF 7 almost entirely for the many little
offices they are now y
i respective ''':i'., .-.L: !aid! ,-I''! .. iber fr, : / Y ro >..1 things; for which I need medicine.

and Mrs. F. C. Edwards and ing. S'l "" )J'a: ,; Mrf: ,'- tube\ Far:: y i i, "Wht-n epidemics of la grippo first
to make their appearance in this
family went to Bartow Saturday to Mr. W. A. Pelot came up Satard;-y : E'.n: : s a.-i: .,mi Mi: L' ,\isle1: frs ; \ ri !'': .) began,onntry I was a sufferer from this dis

spend the holidays with relatives. from his orange grove at Owens. I:: : Jac:':"onriih-, aFj ease.
1 I
Manatee county to spend Chrism a On r.rvt pn 1 ::y morning Miss Vir "/ had several long sieges with
and daughter
Mrs. N. G. Haycraft with his family. He was accorapied :In. A'kin'an will gives; i large card pi + the grip. At first I did not know

Ethel have gone to Jacksonville to home by his daughter Miss E,' ff-:' *.ii-3! ; Janet W"athers. Sue \niifn > a :4? that Peruna was a remedy for
the holidays.
visit friends during lyn Pelot and his niece, Miss Ik I n,1! Bottle; :Mclver this disease. When I heard that

( Miss Cora Perry, who teaches at Vogt who have been visiting him a nd 'I On Friday pvvning the Nine l'r.lor r la grippe was epidemic catarrh,
South Florida \ Caiman Club will give their Christ and
Romeo, was in Ocala Saturday on her other relatives in I tried Peruna for la grippe
t several months. "'"'raan at Yonge's Hall.Ir.. ; the thing."
found to Just
to her home for the holidays.
. way I' : 'r., (". V Miller and Mr. and Mrs y:. <- In a later letter, Mr. Brock writes:

Miss Cora Griffin, who teach I Messrs. Gamble and Moffatt have I r!. Lloyd will lead the German an,. I. "I am well and feeling as well as I

-hool at Lakeland, is in Anthony to lust completed a beautiful new staff. v ill no doubt ba most delight: I y1t have for years. I would not be without

rase: and dome over tbo hall in thesidenee < \ 'j ance. No formal invitations hacen \ t"; : Peruna."
her :
E J end the Yuletide with parent of Mr. S. A. Rawls. on San t, i'-sued' to this affair, but many : ;: Isaac Brock, I8-l -rs-uOltl Last Birthda}', I I Yonrstrnly,

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Miss Blanche Hall, who teaches at ,:hez street showing all the latest a:1d (l f the friends of the members of tub T S.V.Y<' BR' M'K.anuzenof McLennan T' I [

Dunnellon was in Ocala Saturday on nost up-to-date designs, and it is i a "! wll: be present. I \.uunt..T"xl..hasL\"t'ufodhyears. t Born before the United States U/Y V"'ry' ,

her way to Candler for the holiday: specimen of perfect workmanship At Kirkwood Ga., rear Atlanta or For many: year he resided at Bosque !f were formed. elected.'t!\ '\! A letter dated July 8,1905, written for
I Saw 22 presidents
,1 The material used is the world-fa'nou: ,t.HEun: :; of December 2C, at 6 : Falls: ,-hte'ea; : miles west of Waco, but T f'e-ru-na has protected him t. Mr. Brock by his wife, Sarah J. Brock,
t Sewell has returned 1 to of Florida whit h ,, of Mroeph now lives with his son-in-Iaw at Valley '
Miss Laura 'curly yellow pine" I 'deck will occur the marriage : \\l I from all sudden changes. J : states:
her home at Rrooksulle, after spending nature has defied all efforts of art to J Alfred Rentz of this city, and Mills, Texas I T T Veteran of/ouruars. T I I Last winter I had just gotten

a short while with relatives I in excel in its exquisite beauty and durability. ,liss Blanche Anthony Davis of that Some time ago v./, by request, Uncle Shod a horse when 99 Y ears'T i UP out of a cnenf sIckness, when
Isaac came to ,, &Co and sat for T old. Peruna. I
Ocala. This job retlects much credo I.lace. Mr. R:ntz will l-e accompan i I picture. holding; in his hand a stick J Always conquered the grip with ,commenced taking
it on its executors and also: on the i pd to Kirkwcod l'y his father. Mr. E 1 cut from the grave of General Andrew ; Pe-ru>na. t think it improved my very

Mr. E. M. Gray of Tampa, a former contractor, Mr. Chas. J. Phillips. ). Rentz, and Mr. Emmett Robinson i Jackson. \\itnesslnalandsuitatthcaze t much."
count of 110 ears. J i i, In postscript,Mrs. Brock adds: "Ilemanshowing
well known citizen of Marion : rho will act as best man. Mr. Brock Is a dignified old gentle-: ; } a
Believes Peruna the greatest receives a great many letters inqulrngHis
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is spending a few days in Ocala wit Death of Logan Mooney Mr. and Mrs. Rcntz will reach Ocala few signs of deerepitnde.l remedy of the age for catarrhal : abut; what Peruna will do. I do not

Mr. George Close. Logan Mooney, aged about twelve few days after their marriage and family Bible is still preserved, troubles. answer them all, as I think they canv
the date of his birth i t'
and -hows that: 'i "
years. died at the tome of his sisternlaw ,,,rill reside with Mr. and Mrs. E. P v. written 11s years ago. j ...,_...._........ ___.,.- ,._....... ,,,.. get a bottle and try it. .
Miss Fannie Clark and her niece: in the second ward Frida; ientz on Fort King avenue. The

...,..r Misses Shelly and Pansy Souter, went light. Several weeks ago this )..OU:1glad oung bride will be warmly welcom for Free Peruna Almanac for 1908
to spend Christmas Ask Your Druggist
( up to Sparr Saturday was accidentally injured by i a ,>d by her husband's friends.

with Mr. and Mrs. Souter. piece of iron striking a shed near the Last night :Miss Annie Atkinson en I

'oundry thereby dislodging a piece of 1 rtained several of her most intimate LOUIS LANG A BIT BOTHEREDMr. From Friday's Daily:
Mr. Maurio Riche who is now wit Marriage at the Baptist ParsonageA I
imber: which struck the youth on' ,Bends with a chafing dish party andre I LANG-MILLIGAN
solemnized at
wh wedding was I
French Phosphate Company, quiet
the he head. lie was taken to the hospital evening was a most jolly and in at five o'clock : Louis Lang decided that hi I
mines near Ai the
old Baptist
are opening up where he received the best of T-nal one. .would let nobody know of his intended Mr. Louis E. Lang of this city and
in the city Saturday Saturday afternoon by the popular i
thong, was medical attention. He was recer'lj; The Young Ladies' Card Club marriage and that he would stea Miss Sue Milligan of Anthony were
Rev. C. C. Carroll. con :
discharged from that institution as :>e- of the oldest and most pastor his friends. He put oft I married at the home of the bride last
hicb is march
Mr. R. H. Young of Emporia, Va., i ia is \\ one tracting parties were Mr. O. E. Mote : a on
recentisitor to Ocala and has b ing almost well and two days before opular social organizations in Ocala of Hollister and Miss Sadie Clemmonsof 1 securing the marriage license unti I' evening at 8 o'clock Rev. F. R. Bridges

come the owner of real estate hen'. his death he was up and around. Th has been reorganized for the winter Sparr. The marriage was witnessed',I I the last moment and finally lat of this city performing the cere

He will probably move his family to deceased recently moved to this city: and their weekly meetings every Saturday by the brother and sister of the bride Thursday afternoon, when he quietl; I mony.
from Crystal River and at one time afternoon will be very bright by I! stole into Judge Bell's office he wa The newly wedded couple left on
this city to re3tle.Misses and was impressively performed I
worked for the Ocala Printing Com membrances of the winter season I almost knocked speechless when he the Seaboard night train for a trip
Mr Carroll.Mr.
)1t'Cksusler: Edna Smit! any. Mrs. Charles S. Cullen will be the I I and Mrs. Mote will reside at ; was told that that official was out of I down the East Coast to Miami where

and Ruby Farris came home Saturday The body was prepared for burial bj lub's first hostess this winter andwill Hollister, near Palatka, where the I, the city and would not return unti i they will remain during the holidaysas

afternoon from the Massey Bus;, Ir. A. E. Owens and was buried it entertain the young ladies on the is well known and thoroughlyliked the next day. He had no idea tha the guests of the groom's parents,

nss College in Jacksonville to l'end he old cemetery Sunday. The Ocalz first Saturday afternoon of the new groom alL :' Mr. E. T. Williams, Judge Bell's affable : Mr. and Mrs. Felder Lang.
the funeral I the documenhe i Both these young people are well
Foundry bore expenss. ear. *clerk could issue
the holidays. )
The bride is a charming young woman -i
A brother of the young boy, who friend's : so much needed so without stating :: and popularly known in this county
I of Sparr and has many
alt Richard \V. Erwin, one of the works at Homosassa came up to attend Mr. Louis J. Haisley a former Ocala his urgent business to him he !! and their friends will learn with pleasant
.1 in this county who are greatly I I
f Ithful pedagogues of the county the funeral. real estate hustler is now in the same ested in her happiness and extend to went in search of Judge Bullock. Tin !, surprise of their nuptials last

wall in to see us Saturday He is ;a business in Brunswick Ga. and hasveral her their best good wishes.Dr. : judge told him he was sorry, but not I evening.
A candidate for county superintendenof The Dearborn Case 1 ? most tempting offers in the I being authorized to -issue licenses he The Ocala Banner joins their host

schools and will attend the count; The circuit court was engaged most I shape of big tracts of Florida pine could do nothing for him. It is sail i of friends in wishing them a long and

coming out convention. of Friday and all day Saturday in the land for lumhor and turpentine pur, H C Dozier returned home Sun'ay ,I that Mr. Lang was almost seized with! happy life.Exercises .
of Ocaks. from ahurt visit to Tampa.
of the city
rial of the case post"5', i an ague, and went back to Judge Bell'

Mr. Uarnett. who teaches school at \ H. M. Dearborn charged with; the .- .- i office to ascertain the judge's whereabouts I by the Agatheridan Society

Charlotte \ C.. reached Ocala Sal mbezzlement of a certain lot of serai' U'C! 7 ; = I with the avowed intention of The Agatheridan Society of the

urday night. lie will spend the holidays opper belonging to the city of oeala NfS I making an automobile trip in search Ocala High School held their Christ-
Mrs number of witnesses were: t'xam.I'I I mas exercises Friday afternoon at
In Ocala with his sister A 5 of him. However his trepidation wa
Thomas Sexton and at Fellowshi] ned, both for the state and for tflefense immensely relieved when Mr. Williams the school, the president of the society

of the <.a->" SHOES Marion Pelot in the chair. The
with his parents. and every phase told him that perhaps he could
iras fully brought out. The stat ''- a'. I I render him the needful service. IE- program was a splendid one, was

Mls Jcsslelu Martin has com<( orney was strenuous in his prosivuion _.. I yoking Mr. Williams to absolute st- beautifully rendered and wa5"f ry

home from Brenau College for the and the attorney for the det! ,nil< I' crecy, Mr. Lang determined to pro- much enjoyed by the visitors prp.ent.as ,

Christmas lolldays with her parents was equally as alert and mad a mos': > THAT FIT THE FEET I Ii. BI ; reed quietly to Anthony where the well as by the society.

Martin. Mrs ,ble defense. The case resulted in saistrial wit After the program was concluded! ,
j Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. wedding was to be solemnized,
I f Martlng mother. Mrs. Sanders, ala the jury we understand: wa-. out. letting his closest friends know Mr. J. M. Workman principal of the s

arrived Saturday afternoon from Ai, qually divided. I I anything about it, and was very mud school ,and Miss McCreery and Miss

the winter in I the home of the Goode, the other teachers in this department -
burn, Ala., to spend surprised on reaching
Ocala. Little Girls Give Their Teacher a 131? ICE R bride to find that his friends. Mr. J. B. were presented with !lovely
Christmas Present the senior class,
( Christmas gifts from
: ) i Spencer and Mr. C. C. Carmichael, ba d
Prof. J. II. Brinson of Fort McCoy. One of the most interesting exer: him there in an automobil Laurence Price presenting them with
one of the professors in Rollins Col ises at the High School before tit ; and were waiting to extend to him L a few most acceptable words.:; The

lege, was among our pleasant visitor losing Christmas holidays was tht THAT FIT THE POCKET .1 : their congratulations.Oscar teachers returned their very cordial

...- Saturday. He is a candidate for superintendent giving of a love token to their pop thanks, and several visitors mado

of county public instruction lar teacher. Miss Fannie Clark by tN:' ---- -- -_ I Roller a former graduate oj short remarks.

and says that he is meeting with allowing little girls viz: Mvra AJ- < the Ocala High School now engagein
encouragement on all hands. new. Frances ,Agnew Fay Campbt'lland -i business at High Springs is boas meeting were Daniel Cappleman and

Leafy Smoak Lillian Clarkson'irginia : The Marion! Shoe I fur the holidays. Since leaving Ocal L Edwin Spencer who were graduated

Mr. and Mrs. M. II. Baum and thei I Sistrunk, Elizabeth Owens.:1) : he has been at Atlanta, Chattanooga. from the O. II. S. last year.

daughter and son-In-law, and :\liss Elizabeth Turnley Mamie Pedrick (J. M. MeSert D. B. Mayo.) ; and other cities.

Fannie Penland and Miss Westlab Do\'ie) Gates and Katie May Eagleton : BETWEEN MUNROE & CHAMBLISS AND POST OFFICE. Miss Roberta Stripling will shortly
formed a pleasant party of Crysta: OCALA, FLORIDA. Mr. Louis J. Brumby has retarne\1 enjoy a visit to friends in Ocala.

r' t Riverites who spent Saturday, shop Mr. W. W. Carlton of Crystal TIiverspt'nt .I .1 tome from a visit to Jacksonville. Times-Union. .

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FRANK HARRIS, Editor. After discussing numerous "avail I I II The :Manatee Record announces : Southern' democrats will have no PSAI-SRS

P. V. Leaver.good, Business Manager. able" candidates for the democratic I I that after January 1, 19nS' its subscription I I presidential candidate to propose at to i URMTUF 1 1G
convention, according
i iI presidential nomination, the Ocala rate will be raised from $1 the national Georgia. __
I Hoke Smith of .
ii Banner says: Governor I Ii THE LINE OF
ii to S1.3" per annum. This is done to here yesterday i ito 'YEflYTHI. IN
Smith came
i "The democratic party has a splendid i Governor
j i A R
i opportunity if it will seize upon i meet the raise in price of everything attend the meeting: of the Peabody condition WEe RyE'p i ar I* S u:t s I

:. it, and the signs of the times indicate that enters into the publication of a I I fund trustee.He described : House F urnlSIngs. |I Upholstered and Read IR
cha ; Leather
f'., .: that it is in a position to win an easy: !newspaper. The price of the white I In the democratic party. as and Mattings.ugs ; ,!, 1 In
Squares /
'" ',' 0..;... i I I shied at j jI Art
." :, .'. ... .' .,.f victory if it rises equal to the emergency paper on which the newspaper is otic in the extreme. He I ; !I Dinine Room ouits }
.1...;. {IIJ' ;. ",""\ '. .: but the republicans predict printed has made a distinct advance, questions regarding the prospective I! RoOm OUitS i.
...", -. ..., \ ,,.. I Bed kinds-Mohogany and Oak.In .
/ .. -.".... J. Bryan and fall|
.. f..JI': '.r'.f' .,- ... .. :' : i that it will act with its accustomed I and the probabilities are that it will nomination of William Birch i BirdseysMapie I I
1''C. ". Mahogony
,I."'" '. 'i;":.'. _",\-.1-" 01'f.. '::'".'#- I imbecility and proceed to throw the continue to go higher. The price of the attitude of the south toward his I i and oak. China and Crockery
\ :. :
tQ'.... 'n.b:7L: I'-' fat in the fire and lose out!" ink has advanced. The price of type candidacy.
tof.AA Sets andlVIlSS10n
."' I candidate i iI Complete 'line-Dinner
Of course the "Ocala editor," whoalways and type metal has advanced. The "Will the south have a I Furniture '

or- and skilled such as are the presidential nomination next I 'I Odd Pieces
j professes such admiration price of printers for different finishes |
PHIl>AY, DECK\1HKI, 191)7 asked at I In all the
Smith was
in all the printing offices ? Governor
loyalty for Mr. Bryan, is driving at now employed year

r no one else but the Nebraskan in the in the country, has advanced at the Fifth Avenue hotel. I It t z

Isn't the senatorial rare becoming I above covert fling. This is of coursea least onethird.In "No," he replied. "Nobody down I' '

exciting? perfectly natural and logical thing view of these facts most of the I our way seems to want it. It is certain tAll :(

for a friend of Mr. Bryan to do.-Pen- newspapers of the country announce though, that southern sentimentwill

In all this busy season Cupid is also sacola Journal. that they are compelled to advance make itself felt both at the convention Linens Lace Curtains, Portiers

Lusy and is filling his quiver with ar- The Ocala Banner has not lost its their subscription rates. and elsewhere, from now on." Kinds of Bed and Table ,

rows. admiration nor its love for Mr. Bryan. The Manatee Record is a four-page "How does Mr. Bryan stand with I and Upholstering Goods

It still thinks him a most lovableman. paper, the price of which will be after southern democrats?" was asked."I I Cook Stoves
Trammell still maintains that Heaters Ranges ,
Park lIe has great gifts and wonderful the first of January, $1.5o per an- don't want to discuss that, replied ,
the senatorial plum is too costly for I is a : framed and unframed, and Picture '
Smith. "There date! IVturfs. :
magnetism. lIe is not only a num. Governor Full Line of L>t >-
a poor man to attempt to reach it. Banner is twelve the south in favor of .ton ldiuo Full stock ot
lovable man, but he is a good man. In The Ocala Weekly sentiment :'

all the time he has been in the lime- and sixteen pages. If it were to advance concerted action this time, but I don't Harness and Saddles
the noted .
Hon. H.V. J. Buggies J
the has been done or what is Farm and Turpentine Wagons ,
Georgia lecturer, who coined the light nothing discreditable has been its rates in same proportion know what ,

said against him.0 act of his has it would be at least $5 per an- being done to assure harmony. earth-the Studebaker. '
phrase, "the Georgia goligoster, is Exclusive sale of the best wagon on
dead. been questionable. He has under num. But it does not propose to do "I never saw such a chaotic national And carry the very best :line of High Grade Buggies and Carnages. t

gone the most searching scrutiny of this. It proposes to continue the priceat situation. The more one looks at

The Banner's temperance articles his enemies and has escaped criti the same old rate, hoping that the it the more chaotic it seems. But ,

are being made to do excellent service cism. He is charged with not a sin- present state of things is abnormal then I must confess that I have not I

by being recopied in many of our gle foolish utterance. He is, indeed, j and will settle down to normal condi- had time to pay very much attentionto

northern exchanges.The one of the most remarkable men of tions before the end of the year. it. Down in Georgia we have had I I

the century. But to continue the printing of a our bands full with local questions : Limp, Ceme t. Plaster, PO'IOtS and

women of the family are all He is the Ocala Banner's discovery.It twelve-page newspaper for the small "One thing is certain, southern demo I BuildingBrick Hair Lath, Shingles. ] t

agreed with President Roosevelt that: was the first newspaper in all the sum of one dollar per annum it will ocrats will no longer permit them- Flintkote Roofing
It Is wrong to hoard money, especiallyat land to seriously discuss his name in be compelled to get this one dollar.It selves to be treated as though their : material I Oils ,

this season.-Atlanta Journal. connection with the presidency. Its therefore, makes an earnest appeal section of the country were still in i white Lead, varnishes Etc.

files will show this, so why should it to its subscribers to send in secession. We are just as loyal to ; Wall Paper. Alabastine and Magnite Wall Paints

Having prohibited the orchestraand not admire him! their arrearages and if possible to the common government as the people trial. Bffi-We will not be undersold and will ply 1

the muusic box in the saloons, The Ocala Banner believes that Mr. send in an extrta dollar to pay for the of any part of the country. I do : a nd jive us! a r

the council might now, with profit, Bryan is much better equipped for paper a year in advance. not know but the love of the constitution -; Mciver & Mackay./

prohibit the "bum.-Tampa News. discharging the high duties of the The Ocala Banner is the cheapest is stronger in the south than in !i

presidential office than he was in 1S96. paper in the interior of Florida, and it I the north. The young people down iI I iI I

There were more than a million immigrants He has acquired a great deal of has the reputation of being, if not the I our way these days read the historyof I I .

that came to our shores dur- knowledge since then; he has traveled very best at least equal to the best. the civil war, and when they are !

ing the past year, and of these the around the world, has come in con We hope the Ocala Banner's readers through they don't know what side ,i .

south secured a number of good citi tact with a great many intellects, has appreciate a good thing and will let they would have been onew York iI \ 1.

actively engaged in several campaignsand their dollars be forthcoming so that Times. I

zens-The still insist has broadened out in every way. the "Ocala editor" will be in a posi- IXD1 SS l ,
that diplomas are not distributed in I He is immensely better equippedfor tion to enjoy a merry Christmas anda I II
They the office now than he was then. happy New Year. EXPRE55PEPAia
the senate for mere lung power.
that brains still command at But the great trouble is, we cannot '
maintain AN ACRE LANDAn cotton i
FIVE DOLLAR South Carolina has more k
get the party to unite upon him. We
mills driven by electricity than any
the "other fellow" to look
cannot get :
ad appears in a San Francisco other state in the Union. The Gen 12QTS T ,
Mrs. George Gould is soon to takea upon him as we look upon him. He ,
paper as follows:: "Wanted-10,000 eral Electric Company is now building
leading part in a private theatrical has created strong and powerful an SQOO 4' I Itl
acres of land, one-halt tillable, machinery for the five 5'KMi-
the .Jr f
performance. Before her marriageshe tagonisms. He has twice been "
grazing, at $5 per acre. This gen horsepower electric plants for cotton
was Miss Edith Kingdon: a noted nominee of the party, and both times
tleman certainly is a tenderfoot or that Twenty-five
mills in state. years
and talented actress. has carried it to defeat. These things
else he is some old fossil who does the mills of South Carolina er -
strongly handicap him for :
I not realize that more than a score of
The Brownlow faction of the Tennessee race. It is unfortunate, but it is true. ployed 2053 operatives. Today they
years have passed since any land than 40.UOO and payout II '. DEhJf q ORr
employ more
republicans is preparing to organize The discordant elements of the party -
could be bought for $5 an acre, or
$S OOOOO annually to the
nearly ,
a state Taft club, and expect; will not flock to Mr. Bryan's stand
even $10. Tillable land on the Mojave
to send a solid Taft delegation to the ard. It has been tried twice, and workers. The annual product is nl.
desert brings $10 to $40 an acre, !
1 ued 50000000.
Chicago convention. both times has resulted in disaster.
while irrigable land on the Colorado
is abundant
who Waterpower con en':
The times demand a candidate
Jacksonville wants both the Unite desert brings from $100 to $200 anacre ient and easily applied in both Nort
has made no strong antagonisms; a CHAS BLUM & COMPANY
-and is cheap at that. This $5 I ill
States senators, the governor and the man around whom all elements of the and South Carolina, although the cot ,
congressman, and then makes face j an acre man should wake up and read 1 tinual destruction of the large forests I
party may gather; a man who can cement Jacksonville Fla.KNIGHT.MARTIN
because the papers, and come to a realization of the is I, .
at the balance of the state all factions, heal all frictions:; at the sources streams doing ,
that Jacksonville that this is the 20th century, not the A bill has been before -
there is a disposition to say who great damage. I
who will not open old sores, can -
19th.-Redlands Cal.) Citrograph. I
is "greedy. all the straggling and congress for years advising the
gather C
Florida is the place men with small of that forest which
the and purchase great
wavering fragments of party
Mr. John N. C. Stockton writes ;a means are looking for. Lands in lies at the intersection of five state !
battle with the
be prepared to go to HARDWARE
letter to the president and tells bin Florida, perhaps more productivethan and is the sources of nearly all the
enemy in a solid, unbroken phalanx.
that "the financial distress is causin; become again the one hundred dollar lands in streams which water the south. It i i is I
The wants to '
distress. It seems inclined that way. "undismayed party undaunted and unterri- California, can still be bought for five proposed to make the Apalachia:

Indeed "financial distress' is built dollars per acre. Come to Florida, mountains a great national park.
fled. m-
that way. buy rich lands cheap, and become >snm lrI .., s..6
We say this as a man who is seeking
prosperous and happy.A What Will Sparkman Do?

Senator McCreary introduced a bil no emoluments; who is asking for no If our recolllection is correct, Cot.

In the senate for an annual appropriation office. SCRAP IN THE HALLS OF CONGRESS '. gressman Sparkman. when urge I I

of $000,000 to be expended ii We say this as one who is friendlyto months ago to become a candid! COAt

promoting instruction in agriculture, Mr. Bryan.V .
for the senate declined for the prii
manual training and domestic science <. say this as one who loves the Washington dispatches Friday contained 'I cipal reason that he was not willin, 9 the T. W. Smith & Co. Old Stand. .

in the normal schools of the severa demo '!c party and is loyal to its very lengthy and graphic accounts to oppose the candidacy of his frien i OCALA: FLORIDA r

traditions is proud of its history and ,
states. the between
of scrap Congressman
1 Senator Mallory, whom he felt had
whose} humble talents shall always be Williams Mississippi, minority claims upon his support too stron 1 I Come and see us when in need of anything in

The friends of lIon. Frank Clarl consecrated to Its service.POLITENESS. leader of the house, and Congressman
to be set aside. That reason is nc the
claim that "Ion Farris is trying to DeArmond of Missouri. It seems that that way ofFarming :
longer operative now Senate
form a conspiracy to defeat him." A these men, besides being statesmen, G _
Mallory is out of the race, and therE
fellow running for an office agaInst are as other men, and on this partic- is statewide curiosity to know wh Implements

the other fellow generally does thing: A writer In Town and Farm says ular occasion permitted their passionsto ,
Mr. Sparkman is going to do aboi
to defeat him. Frank Clark ought t that all English and American travelers control them. The lie was passed it. His popularity in South Florid Wire Fencing

get busy and organize against Farris and blood drawn. Friends interfered ,
: are almost struck, dumb would make him invincible in th; '

One of the particularly the politeness of the Japanese chll and the beligerants were separ- section as a senatorial candidate an Stoves Pumps
noteworth;) ,
ated. It ,
was a regrettable occurrence. .
facts of the Methaodist conference dren. They are polite to each other: he has a reputation all over the statE

just adjourned at Tampa was the formal they are polite to their: elders, and Diana that would assure him a good support Guns, Ammunition, ,

initiative taken to raise an endowment We wish in all seriousness to ask in every county. He has th
polite to strangers. They are taught: Sash
of politicians guessing all right, and si Doors *
$125,000 for Southern College,
the editor of the Ocala Banner if he ,
the Methodist institution politeness from their cradles and inI gentlemen who want to succeed Senator
highe J
was intimately enough acquaintedwith ,
lenaring in this state, located at Sutlorland. I the schools. Just think of a child the young lady to insist that : Mallory are very' much on thE i Blinds Paint etc.

The college is doing excellen I being polite to its elders and to strangers "Dianna of the Ephesians" had two"n's" I: anxious seat. We wait to hear froi .

work, but its capacity for the press of South Florida on thE
:, in her name.-Lake City Index. In fact
greatly restricted by its limited financial There was a time, though, in the The editor of the Ocala Bannerwas subject.-Live Oak Democrat.Bad I everything usually carried in a first-

'ources.-Lh'e Oak Democrat history of this country, and especially I born about that period and it was Times in Russia class! Hardware Store.McMillan -

\ J. in the southern portion of it, when his good fortune to have been person I
The Sixteen hundred Polish schools iI
press gang are desirous of havIng .
the children to their elders
were polite
.I rt B ro. Bittinger make some statement ally acquainted with Diana. She was all parts of Russian Poland have bee i -ST .ern. O- IIj
and to strangers, but that wasa not only a woman of exquisite beautybut ,
: about closed in consequence of an order issued
that ;
running into a wire -j.
long time ago. It is now but a likewise of .
a woman exquisite
r : fence on his way home from the Ocal; by Gen. Skallon, suspending th
I\ coming out convention. Not memory. It seems to have gone out I good sense, and did not believe in any- Polish School Association. The fund:
when the school in. At
public came
thing superfluous. She therefore Knight=Martin CO. 1
p '. sadly for publication, but as an evl 1 I in the hands of the association- :
.l least it has been about that time sincewe spelled her name with only one "n." '
. dence of good faith." Joe Huhphrie: $5150,000 have been sent abroad te
: have: witnessed angenuine politeness We distinctly recollect this and 1-

1 f. made a clean breast of that lost hat:: among children. state it authoritatively.If can avoid confiscation. '- _n_--- -.--- --- -T-- _,J.. f

now let "Chawles" be equally straight If we were to witness such a spectacle we were not telling tales out of John Playing in Hard Luck yX j
forward. lie is at ,
a present under sus ?
of children being polite to each
:; picion by I school, we might add that we worshipped Just suppose Hon. J. N. C. Stockto: Bros.
I a large number of constitu other; being polite to their elders and at Diana's shrine. In fact
'nts.-Lake Index. we should change his mind and run fo
t __, __ to strangers we would be like the I worshipped at the shrine of anythingin the: senate instead of the go"ernorship.

Boys with hats on the back of their traveler in Japan-we would be struck those days that wore whoopskirtsand : Would there be another scurry.. Southern Copper Works .t.tI
i almost speechless!
heads and long hair hanging down other feminine togs. tug of the lesser lights to the tall tim-I
It is a lost !
their foreheads and cigarettes and I ber-Starke Telegraph. I

: smutty stories in their mouths, are I Seriously speaking, politeness ought Beter Than Going to Congress. Manufacturers of Turpentine S ills..

I to be taught in the public schools, in Hon. James E. Alexender purchased Senator Jeff Davis made
cheaper than old, a might;
worn-out horses. Nobody
wants them at any price. Met our Sunday schools and in our homes. this week from the Stetson estate I bid for the chautauqua circuit, but thE< and General Metal W orker4 COld ;

will not employ them. They are not.I It speaks so well for the home, for the 15-acre bearing orange grove out I public is losing interest in merely cu, i

$ worth their : the community, for the section, for I at Lake Winnemessett: the cash consideration I ious specimens.-Atlanta Journal. !
t keeping to anybody, ands Stills
they will not keep themselves. If the nation! being $5,000. It is a hand i takl'l1 in t!ftd'anio' for new ones. Patching ':;

i toy happens to read this, and any answers some grove and Jim has acquired a We are afraid that Ocala "wen 1: through. tivill the C'mtry a specialty. Orders by mail or 1

A this description William Jennings Bryan will be a valuable property.-DeLand Record. further and did worse" when ShE. wire rt'ri'ivo prompt' attention at either of theSAVANNAH
let him ,
.. take B I guest at the annual dinner by the I follrwm; works _
look at himself and io what his eoni" ,.' I allied to elect John D. Robinson heiaayor. ; ,
1 board of trade of Birmingham, and John Stockton has
1. science says is bnu-Uve Oak Democrat ,. not yet been He possesses many of thE

I ... \will: to make be given a speech in his at honor.a public reception II summoned chat with to Washington the president for a financial -I essentials that go to make up a mode] WETTEflLLE, N. C. G"' ,:

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THE MUNf\OE & CHAMBLISS BNt\(! \ the Methodist. Atkisson Episcopal, the beloved church.sou'h pastor of, !. J

in this able !; i
city preached very E'r-i RHEINAUERST

Is making loans, in moderate amounts, mons Sunday morning and night. He I i
gave some interesting data concern
to regular customers
ing the church for the current Year.. i
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and spoke in praise" of the people of
Ocala who had treated him and his I 1

Y family with uniform kindness and i i Mercantile House
T. MUNROE, President. '
b whom he had learned to lov?. He'! ...... eadlng ......
Z. C. CHAMBLISS, Vice President.
spoke in praise of the newspapers of
' c A. E. GERIG, Cashier 'I
the city, which had shown a willing

----- I I ness to hold up hid hands in every 'I f1 ..

: Local and PersonalMr. ----!I THE-----------1 STRENUOUS- LIFE !I good work.were He a said helpmeet that the to newspapers the- I!r. \ r'in ter 19OVI

churches and the pulpits were greatly :
I President Roosevelt has had several -i,
and Mrs J. J. Knoblock of Martin I indebted to them. He said that this I
of his speeches and contribution:
illustrated in New York when cj =
were visitors to Ocala Tuesday. was -- --
} I to various publications priaid ia I! the press of that city held up the! :

Mr. F. B. Beckham is at home to book form under" the title of "A i hands of Dr. Parkhurst some years I! Ladies' Ready to Wear Suits in the leading fabrics of Dress
spend Christmas with his family. Strenuous Life. There is no doabt i ago when he succeeded in carrying ,

I!but that the president of a great nation i I forward certain reforms which were j 1 Goods and Sil s from $15.00 to $35,00.Ladies' .
Governor fcroward has Appointed W. like ours must of necessity lead 'greatly needed in that city. Dr.j

J. Bryan of Jacksonville as Senator a "strenuous life." It is no place fora : Atki son said the! newspapers were a\

Mallorys successor.Mr. man of slothful habits, and in addition '! great help to him in Atlanta, Jacksonville ; Ready to Wear Skirts in Panama Chiffon Cloth

to the regular duties that fall to Orlandoand Ocala, and that It i .
Voile. Prices from
Harry Clayden of Memphis, ranging $1.75 to 1550.
the lot of a ruler of a tig nation li-e!: i gave tins pleasure to publicly acknowledge -I,
Tenn., is visiting his aunt, Mrs. Tom I ours, the president is constancy KIR'--- I his indebtedness to them.Mr. :

Smith. I ing addresses and writing articles for ;I Atkis;: un made a great many I Ii lu: '.cs' fancy Silk Waists, Plain Silk Waists, Net Sills Waists.

publications that require both r lle,-- friends ia Ocala, and his departure I
Mrs, Mamie Fox ot Fruitland ParkIs i i Jl tailored from
Beautifully $3.75 to 750.
tion and activity, but if the presidea'wants ; is a matter m" supreme regret.
the aest of her sister Mrs. Frank ,
I to lead a real "strenuous HR"he lie spoke Iii high praise of his sue.I ....... L
Ditto.d : ought run 'a small country daiv: cessor.. He said that he is a good --

Miss Georgia Borger is spending I where the editor is supposed to writ consecrated man and that he hoped Our Dress Goods Department is by far the largest in town. We carry an exten-

o the holidays with relatives at Lake !all do all the the editorial clipping, Jail: edit the all locals the, correspondence. and. that Methodist he would congregation be received of Ocala by wi'lb.the the., ir sive fcne in all the leading weaves and colors at prices ranging from 21)c to $o.OO

City. emertain all the company : per yard
same degree of loyalty and hospitality 1
Mr. and Mrs Earl Pearson of Apopka read all fh* proofs, not only or that he was received, and he., .--

are spending :the holidays with relatives i the newspaper but the job department said that lie could ask for no greateror II
in Ocala. as well ctilect: and pay out nil map cordial reception.Mr. Ii i f 'Vff11ST, SILKS' Money Back Taffetta Silk and the famous Mexine

I the moneys, ma'i<\: 'and listen to suggestions Alkisson and family will left"" ;''i in all the leading colors from (We) to $1.25.

Mr. and M rs. Boone and son of Macon and do all the odds and en'1: for Live Oak on Saturday and v->

Ga. are the Christmas guests of that enter into tb publication of a will occupy the .Live Oak: pulpit TIt. r f vi-1 -

Mr. and Mrs. U. H. Whitworth. tatty and weefc'ly newspaper and joie 1 Sunday. I Y IN OUR ,CLOTHING DEPARTMENT, which is in our Annex, we carry

printing office, and scratch his head 1 Mr. Barnett. the new Metho'" t Suits from $ lO:()i n) to $:?5.UO( ) for men. Youths' Suits from $7.50 to $15.00 Boys'
Sheriff Henry Gordon, Mrs. Gordon to pay the bins as they fall due an.lto pastor will reach Ocala the end e IKil
Suits from $1 ;j1) to $7.50. The best selections in up-to-date Merchandise and
and their fittle-daughter went to Plant which there is no hold up in the week some time and will pit '> *

City Tuesday to spend Christmas with times of money stringencies ,han his initial sermon next Sunday ire".-. well tailored.

relatives. these things 'we say day in and 1 .

day out for mon than three hundred ing.As we 'before said we hope tha: i

Mr. Peyten alley of Clark, Alach- days in the ye.tr; :from 6 o'clock in the win "be given the same measure 13 IN OUR SHOE DEPARTMENT for Ladies, Men, Boys and Children are

ua county,.is'at home to spend Christmas morning until 10 or 11 o'clock at night devotion, loyalty and love that T--.S represented the best

wflt "his parents, Mr. and Mrs. .without cessation-and he will knov his
: So generously given to predec ;- BRANDS IN AMERICARHEINAUER'S
John If alley. I something of what a "strenuous life" sor for in no other way can tie\

: means. We feel encouraged and Indeed ., church be built up.
Mrs. eague and Mr and Mrs. I. N-
hapy that we have the health
, t Withers of Lady Lake are visiting Mr. to lead "strenuous" life" of this nn' ; MR. BENJAMIN WEATHERS TOWED

and Mrs Townley Porter and Mr. and ture. Time does not drag on one's, i CHARMING TAMPA GIRT. '

Mrs] F. A_ Teague. hands, and sleep is indeed sweet and I I -

there is enjoyment in a square ni". l Mr. 'mil Mrs. William Henry Beck
Miss Florence Dozier who lives ..1
with UUUUUUCtt the env"gement \Jjthe'ir
with her grandparents in this .city MR. AND MRS. RENTZ TO ENTERTAIN -: daughter. Mildred to Mr. I5ira

hag gone to Jacksonville to speed I ; min Seaborn Weathers. The wvd OCALA, FLORIDA

.. t Christmas with her larents.lr.. and i oj
. :I ding will occur on the evening
Mrs. Eugene :Dozier. I I Among the largest and most deli-ht- ,j;,Tuesday, January 7, at the bf'antif.iBeckwith :
ful of the Christmas festivities will baa : Seventh i
' ; Mrs. Nancy Cleveland is very ill at home on avenge -' .&: "' :'8 I'r:'"' ,:.u ':! J.= b .l'I"71.- -k.-. Jd
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large reception on the afternoon It wIll be a very quiet affair only the
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,, intimate mends ana relatives tpreSl".l1.
I f in the fourth wards she is first In the afternoon from three t6 WEDDING OF INTEREST I
Both Miss Beckwith and Mr.:
; quitek' ed her friends fear the the ill-.;: six o'clock llrs. Edward Pierce Renn ,, Weathers are very popular in social 3.@oa.GQ 00 GCQ. ........
serious. j Monday evening, at 7o::; > o'clock m ,;
l nessTvill prove i[will be at home to her married ,circles and their wedding will be an;, .
the! of the First
(''I I'; Livingston, oldest friends, her pretty young daughter- occasion of great interest. Tampa parsonage ; Baptist OY\'lEIH THE JEWELER
Miss Catherine Livingston in-law Mrs. Jack Rentz. to be the h.roar Tribute.i church, Dr. W. A. Hobson., the pastor, YElI1e :
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. H. I : :
to Jacksonvile: guest The above announcement in the united in marriage Mrs. Lulu C. Walker
Jr., went up I
the Christmas j In the evening from eight to ten :'Tampa Tribune comes as a complete, and Dr. Thomas C. Thompson both
Tuesday to spend =
holidays whir Mr. and Mrs. W. A. clock Mr. anti :Mrs. Rentz will introduce -. surprise to the groom's Ocala friends, ,of this city. |i FOR CHRISTMAS

1 :Mrs. Jack Rentz to the young :as his engagement was unknown here, The ceremony was a very quiet one. |\ SWATCHES

Redding. i, society set of O-ala.f except TO his family.Mr. i witnessed only by several intimate !I ALL KINDS .

Mr. E. M. Gray of Tampa is spending j These affairs will take place at the Weathers is a member of one of I friends. Dr. and Mrs. Thompson did I 3 GOLD BROOCHES 5

the Christmas holidays with Mr. lovely home of 3Ir. and Mrs. Rentz on line:I! oldest and most prominent families -' not go for a wedding trip, but are at''I 0 $1.50 to $25.00:! .

George Close, who is quite sick.: Mr. Fort King avenue and will be largely '! In Marion county, being: the sec-' their recently purchased home at 1M* i! Q) DIAMOND: : BROOCHES

Gray Is himself enjoying fine health attended. t I end son of Mr. and Mrs. Brantley A. Laura street as Dr. Thompson could i: A $5.00 to $175.00 .

and speaks wen of Tampa, which is j Mr. Jack Rentz, accompanied by l Weathers t>f this city. He is genuinely -' not leave his practice just now. ,j V GOLD BRACELETS S

bulging ahead, despite the hard times. j his father and his best man, Mr. Em- liked bj everyone and his friends His many friends will congratulate'I (I) $1.50 to $\CO S

; melt Itobinsoa, left Tuesday for Atlanta \i are looking forward with a great deal) tie young physician and wish both i G GOLD HAT PINS 5

Mr.V.. A. Pelrc of Owens is spend and on Thursday evening at six j lof pleasure to meeting his wife when .htm and bride every happiness.-Jacksonville -: 8 $2.00 up

ing the Christmas holidays in Ocala. o'clock at the home of the bride at 'he brings her to visit his parents after Times-Union. J! 9 SIGNET RINGS S

I I lie says that the stringency of the Kirkwood he was married to Miss : his'editing.. Dr. Thompson is the only son of Dr. : $1.25 up 5

I times Is hitting us quite unfairly; that Blanche Anthony Davis. j 1 Mr. Weathers is now connected :and Mrs. J. 'I. Thompson of this city. I \,) DIAMOND: RINGS .

''f everything we ship to market is feelI' I ( With the Exchange :National Bank of Since his graduation from the medical UP $2.00 up .

Ing th .. 'pn ssing prices, yet everything A Handsome Christmas Present I| Tampa. He rame up Tuesday to college at Louisville, Ky., several g GOLD NECKLACES S

'*.t \f buy maintains the before- The editor of this piper is the recipient join his par ms, brothers and sisters, years ago he has practiced his profession I !' 13 to 22 inch, $2.00 up
.31 and all of a very handsome silver" in Jacksonville and has been 5
I stringency prices. Oranges for the annual Christmas reunion of : GOLD LOCKETS

Florida products, so far as prices are handled silk umbrella from the Ocala the Weathers fimily.I signally successful for so young a phy- .@ all sizes, $3.00 to $50.00

,,t concerned, have gone all to pieces. Banner force. The gift was presentedby I sician. He is an excellent young man I GOLD VEST CHAINS i
that Mr. H. C. Lincoln, who, as an impromptu Our Government Building Soon to Be' +
..I .j 1 But- our northern exchanges say I! and his Ocala friends will read with $7.50 up
the money stringency is lightening up speaker, resembles his name- ErectedMr. pleasureable interest of his recent I a SOLID GOLD BABY PINS .

and the effects of it win soon be over. sake, the martyrel president for in R.' L. Anderson has Just received nuptials.The i ii '- $1.00 per pair and up .

We sincerely hope so. delivering the gift he s>1d. with a I a letter from Congressman Spark- i o SECRET SOCIETY .
twinkle in his eye: the loyal employes man. in which he says that the bids H. B. Masters Company remembered '- I 5
Banner ads pay. of the Ocala Banner wanted its editor {I'I'to for the construction of the Ocala public its friends and patrons on : GOLD SLEEVE BUTTONS
"keep dry." building were opened on the ISth I I
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Christmas eve with a box of chrystalized -, $::!.OO to $50.00
The gift is highly appreciated.The ,of December, and it was found that e
BUSHELS fruits and candies, attached to GOLD STICK PINS e
2,000 several bids were within the limit of
employes were also handsomely cost appropriated therefor and that which was the following card: "Greet- 0
Bancroft's bust{ Proof ((1 WATERMAN'S IDEAL FOUNTAIN
O. remembered, and, in a word we the contract for the buillding will ings from II. B. Masters Company C9
J OatsYield i will say our foremost hope is that we soon be given out. Congressman with best wishes of the season." The .. Ii 0

can continue to merit the look of satisfaction Sparkman further says that the archi- O. K. Grocery remembered its patrons 0 Same GraJe of Goods for less Money Than An)' House in Ocald 0

50 to 100 per cent more i : that has beamed upon our tect promised him that as soon as the also with a very pretty picture. with : SOUTH
than Texas or Natives, beloved employer's face for the last bids were in that he would considerthe the words: "A Happy Christmas to : 0 ;

$1.00 a BUSHELF. I several months, and also to receive advisability of having the building You." Other firms remembered l : .Wl EI1:1: .

the words of commendation and manifestations partly constructed of Bedford their patrons Xmas. It is a year of THE e
0. B. Sacked. i JEWELER Y
of "Well done." limestone, as suggested by some of substantia 1 remembrances between @ G

Eden Gem Cantaloupe Seed, BANNER: : FORCE.For the citizens of Ocala so as to har- friends and neighbors.Mr. : G .

saved from melons grown spe- monize with the courthouse. CO G300S Qe G Cft @.aeo
clallyifcr seed at Rocky Ford, That Dull Feeling After Eating Congressman Sparkman has the A. J. Leavengood is packing up I
' "I have used Chamberlain's Stomach !
Colorlio, I thanks of the people of Ocala, for he his household goods and will ship -
and Liver Tablets for some time:,
a '$2.00 A POUND i I and' can testify that they have done has certainly given them a handsome them to Stanton, where te has pur- Mr. D. A. Clark of Martel, a member I Mr. Clark is one of our most substantial -
me more good than tablets I have Christmas chased a mercantile establishment
any 5entFredi'rick
+ pr of the
Clark Ray Johnson
citizens and
i Eden Watermelon Seed, saved ever used. My trouble was a heavy and will become a merchant at that some day we hopeto

from center of the melons, at dull feeling after eating.-David Rocker, who attends the place. His Ocala friends while they large lumber and turpentine operators claim him as an Ocallan. He has
Freeman, Kempt Nora Scotia. These
$1.00 A POUND tablets strengthen the stomach and Donald Fraser school at Decatur, regret to lose him as a citizen as he was in Ocala Thursday on his already purchased a lot here, and we

Blackvllle S. C. Improve the digestion. They also Ga., is at Tallahassee to spend Christ- was a most peaceful and quiet one, way to Jacksonville where he went to hope the erection of a building Is nota
e 1 Grown by me at regulate the liver and bowels. They mas with his father Judge William are wishing him all sorts of successin meet his daughter who is attending
t long off. He will make valuable
way a
C. H, M0TH1S.BLACKVILLE are far superior to pills but cost no Hocker. He will spend a few days his new home and new business. school in Atlanta and is going to
more. Get a free sample at at drug- .. acquisition to the city, as he hasa
the Christmas and New Year
that he will bask in the spend
S. C. gists and see what a splendid medi- of this vacation in this city as They hope
(t cine It is. x .1.guest of Norton Davis. smiles of good Dame Fortune. holidays with her parents at MarteL most interesting family .

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According to the Dunnellon Advocate '
Mallory ffiPoke )
: PotoMluw.
FRANK HARRIS, Editor. G. Mathews of The Ocala Banner loves Bryan; j i 1 the home of his nephew, Dr. Coot and
Edietor George Prickly
cI at ( AND fjTAGi.q Co'roSITriE -
P. V. Leavcngood:;) Business Manager. I in likewise it loves the democratic par- Kennedy, early Monday morning aXV OF ALL .Forms -
I tI he Polk County Record persists I _HAKES ,, tastepott
---- -- ------- and the tove of party should al- : .Pensacola.
---I he he would the ty
C ti statement that enter will regain flesh find strength.
i I ace for governor despite John Stock. ways be uppermost. While we be- !' Senator Mallory was stricken on J ep. r. P. as a splen- .J'ttsteotenerpzydtL'' .'.i..."Sfies rerolfaEgJ ,
The lieve Bryan is the most lovable man !> 20 with paralysis of the i, :Y-iciatSenuo1'8. l'rt8cribe iwtetagWafUBniniBKdl,
vial Ih.11 1 ion if he had: the primary price. November bi .ation, and 'JSj! S&S, .
primary stands in the way of many a in the democratic party, we do not be 'left side. He rallied somewhat, but ,, iteatistaction com for the cures FiS23i CIa ns9 of 1r.. .T..).
Secondary ,
lieve he is the strongest.-ocala Ban- rapidly IUld stageil Of'1'$1ary, .( "t.1."'"e3" 1S1J EyteIJSuepolSCCJtDI1rms
man.-ocala Banner. sinking
ivorthy poor j early Sunday began j tJ 1.1.1 U '."iracoudihondueiton.T6.rutl

l t1$ To say that I am surprised but mildly ner.Who and was in an unconscious condition i, end Tetarr6tmfIons S\'phlr S t,"I SY1)whtlC ccrS aDd E.:,,0;.j r.J' F wboscbiotxlrsnar.in urrv. ; ..-i.-.icbarep. ..ttusrJy ,

thu ... the above then, do you believe is the and night. Illtl..m, .'10'11. J'I'. trout'ill tome andSblo
/l I' expresses it, at clipping all during the afternoon ., r1.eIIID"S. :\ ::!: Ii j')
,.. ... and wby? It won't do to Xovein- Glldu L icors that .
Dunnellon Advocate. We strongest, born Chrome
from the old
I)Ru I IL C : Senator Mallory was yep Comilla 1 a. -r -... ..
. IAo] : have never said that if we had the simply continue .knocking Mr. Bryan j her 2, 1848. He entered the Confederate -;,

C. I'baa. ; d"7'3t: : ; price that we would run for governor If there is a stronger man in the coun- army in Virginia in the fall of'

' C : despite John Stockton. I did say, before try, let us kno..; leis name and residence I 1SC4, and in the spring of 1SC5: was ap- S !@J

. .. -- ---- -- ------ Mr. Stockton announced, that I and the: reason for his strength. i pointed a midshipman in the Coatederau i, y!! J

I.xv FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1907 would stand for governor if I had the The question U up to the Banner. j navy. He entered Georgetown & "

N. 1 1latbtt f - -- -- -- means. But since his announcement Pensacola Journal. j College, District of Columbia, in November i cleasrin? properUes cf P. ..P., z

Punch is quite right about the pres- I have never said that I would enter We endeavored to answer the Pen- 18G5, and was graduated in i j 1 aTGrearste1 all treatmentCararrh Female,SkiD l : jprici'.y
. O. Ioeetb It was the race, and I wish to say publicly, sacola Journal's question some days ; DiJeIIiC s. :Eczen.l, Clmnrc j BoUbyaai'PUg0ista, ;
ident's message being a joke. 1SC9. i Poison, Tetlor' ;
i Mercurial
; Courier-Jour. if I had all the money needed for campaign ago in as candid and as plain a man- a class at Georgetown I I j ConpWnts,
clerks. He taught
on the reading ete., etc '
JIi, I scaldhoad, V. 1.1PM.A'J
of doing.: F.
purposes I would not run, nor ner as we telt capable ; 1871. He was admitted and an
n..tf until July, powerhtltorxo
nat College .'I.>. r. P. is I Proprietor a
laB I i would I accept the position if everyman We are not "knocking" Mr. Bryan, to the bar by the supreme i excelled ap;ltizer. taUU.1. rap thee 2

gal t, Secretary of the Treasury Cortel- in Florida should pledge me and have no disposition to do so. 4' .1 I' court of Louisiana at New Orleans, in II I I stem mpidly I' pun ;. P.weak P, ard and Savannah Ca. ;

and bI you has been cited to appear in the his support. I am at a loss to under- Indeed, we Lave an aaorauuu ILU I 1873. I feeUo,and feel badl1 try 4 ...._. "'T.& --- ""-

bllli District of Columbia supreme court, stand the object of such a report. Its the Nebraska statesman perhaps every In 1874 he removed to Pensacola ;

elk t ;. January 2: 190S, to show cause why circulation cannot! hurt me nor injure whit as great as has the editor of and began practicing law. In 1S7C he I

'ha 1 he should not be enjoined from turnIng Stockton. Xo one could make Mr. the Pensaola Journal, and what we was elected a member of the lower I ijREUM TmSiWi

.. the balance of Stockton believe for a moment that I against the propriety of his nom- In
1 .. over or delivering say house of too Florida legislature. : .._ _____
sit .{ the 21OuO,000 of the Panama canal would be a traitor to any man, much ination for the "third time" is ventured 18SO he was elected to the Florila | _____ 'w- na
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IsltiEa bonds to certain banks and persons to less a friend. He knows I would not in all friendliness and sincerity. ,i state senate, and was re-elected to } pOcain

.UII) whom he has announced allotments. do so in thought nor action. I be- There is no law against the "third the same position in 1SS4. He was i

!'hoe I. lieve I was one of the first men who term," but there has grown up a feeling elected to the Fifty-second and Fifty- ,

to*i r Chairman Tawney of the committee wrote to Mr. Stockton, urging him to against it, and some of the strongest has- third congresses from the first district House Wine ROOOSiTRY )

u1r 1.1. on appropriations has announced that make the race. If I had announced friends President Roosevelt of Florida, and was elected to
f before Mr. Stockton I do not believe would vote against him if he were
tLlRtnIr.' i' estimated expenditures will have to the United States Senate by the leg

1'Wren\ be cut sharply in order that a deficit he would have entered the race, but nominated for the "third term, sim islature of Florida for the term be- OUR

:; not be created. It is expected would have been as true to me as I ply in deference to this custom. of ginning March 4, 1897, to which posi-

x1* ot may am to him. Mr. Stockton under- Very frequently the customs a re-elected in 1903, without
will suffer tion he was
that the army and navy its
-I1. all jJ' stands me, and he is as sure of my country are more binding than In June, 1904, he received -
most, while it is probable that not a opposition. OLD eLLEGHANY
tbeflge I dollar will be appropriated for new support as he is of the mortality of laws. term" the degree of doctor of laws from
II man. And I will repeat, that whileI This feeling against a "third university I
lfm is the Georgetown
buildings. The revenue 1 i
to| public be about thirty-one am ambitious and would be proudto nomination in the United States even Senator Mallory was a member of!1 '
estimated, will
be known in extends to a "third time" PURE
r Htllectel million dollars less than during the have my name to and second the senate committees on commerce,
fiscal Ocala was fortunatein Florida history as having been governor although the fisheries, naval affairs, Pacific islands
past year.
if voter in Florida should nominations may have resulted unsuc-
every public health
already securing the appropriation and Porto Rico patents I
write me a personal letter, pledgingme cessfully.Mr. and national quarantine and the revision -
, for her government building. tbeir support it would not in the Bryan polled more votes in his of the laws of the United Put up 4 full Qts
in his
smallest I would be first nomination than he did
It is The Live Oak Democrat is correct way tempt me. States.

S; bai'f'n when it says that it does "not believe just as firm in the support of my second one, which, of course, showed Senator Mallory's death will be universally in Fancy Cartoons

\ that the American people are 'radically friend, and just as true to him,' and I that he had lost rather than gainedin regretted. His public life

1Jl inclined' just now; on the con- without too slightest wish on my part i strength. was clean.

IgedI I trary, the tendency is setting in to become a candidate. I hope this This was unfortunate, but it is true. -- 8 Delivered at your

' {, t1 in the opposite direction, will put a stop to such reports. In the state and congressional elec- JACKSONVILLE HAS ANOTHER
hrUtiowaysj GEORGE G. MATTHEWS. tions of the current year Mr. Bryan CANDIDATEBut
decade Office
and we feel: sure that the next Express
;I will see a marked return to old ideals made two campaign tours through .
Chris JOHN TEMPLE GRAVES RECOGNIZED and that state was lost to
is further complication:
and old standards. Recent events: a
democracy by a majority approaching A. O. of Jacksonville For $3.20
1: have scared the people of this country Judge Wright
1 can remember -
thousand, and yet we
irrespective of party, and they twenty has unexpectedly leaped into the arena
ve nig It appears that the "fine Italian when Kentucky polled a larger
radicalism and in effect:
are beginning to suspect that says
Sonitjecontlj, and ruin are synonomous terms." hand" of John Temple Graves has democratic majority than any other "I, too will have a try for that glittering for-]

\JThe extremists have had their day. been recognized after all on the New southern state.Mr. bauble Senator Mallory has Regular $1.00 a Quart Whiskey; write

very York American, and while his name Bryan may not have been at all aside."
nee Lake City Index does at the mast-head of Kentucky's going againstits cast complete Price list ,f
njolng not appear to blame for In the Times-Union he said, the other

t The Troy trial will probably cost the New. York paper, nevertheless his precedents and traditions, yet his day, just before the announcement

An a". several hundred dollars and individuality is still there, visible to enemies are making a vast amount of
the state of Senator Mallory's definite withdrawal Rooms
'lays afdt'nr6 J many hours of grief for those directly the naked eye.: The Journal had capital over this incident.Mr. : OGata House Wine :

;t interested. And why? why? Because predicted that his individuality would Bryan since 1896 has created "That which restrains me is the .

Ime a: instead of man, was tendingbar be lost in too great newspaper, but very strong antagonisms, and his enemies
a boy, a hope that my old friend, Senator Mallory : OCALA. FLORIDA.
\"OrklnIful. ? in the place where one man was the Memphis News-Scimitar has unearthed are industriously at work manufacturing may be able to enter the con --

f.,I' killed and another's hands bloodstained and recognized: him. Here I is capital from this fact. test, receive the endorsement of the -

;uishodippoint '. what our Memphis neighbor has discovered We sincerely wish toot it were oth- THE
and did not have commonsense grand record in the senate and serveus -
Ut'v.;.. enough to put a stop to any difference and what it says: erwise. We wish that Mr. Bryan had for another six years. They tell

of patrons but stood close by, "John Temple Graves has begun to made a stronger run the second than me that his health is so much impaired

ast atIItln1f watching, with mouth wide open, expecting push his gorgeous, glowing, fanciful i. he did the first time. We wish that tbat he may not be able to do so MarioQ Hardware COTlpog r

to see a little scrap or some rhetoric into the cranium of the phlegmatic he had created no strong antagonismswithin In that event and in that event only.
lir t t;111 and New Yorker. Here is one of and without the party. We
',. } fun. Sum the whole thing up I am a candidate for the succession.
'hristtMarion half the things he has just banded out to wish that his nomination for a "thirdtime" !
in the
that's about the situation While he is in too race I shall support -HEADQUARTERSAmerican -

dUe.: I I11r. of a nutshell. Who, then, is responsible the aforesaid: would mean a united, harmon him. although occupying the peculiar

\i.. ?-Miami Metropolis. 'This is the month in which New ious party, for we had rather see him position of a candidate supporting an Wire Fencing,

C'hrlitr' York, by the civic records, turns to president than any other man in the other candidate."
mcI wt.. reminiscence. Witb look hint Sash, Doors and Blinds
the because we upon
year, grown nation,
This lets the judge fully in as a ifv
)1 r.i. splendv.id through a gorgeous autumn with the same degree of love as the -
candidate his friend
Mallory .
Paints. Oils "
:hll'lrIr. [ENTIREFAMILY'S[ and amid the pathos of the falling Whigs looked upon Henry Clay. besink out of the way, nd it is so gen and, Varnishes, f -

leaves, this cosmopolitan population Mr. Bryan, even more than Henry
1; erally understood.-Lh-e Oak Demo Mill and Mining Supplies
before it yields itself to the final full Clay, is a lovable, even-tempered crat. ,

.nK hi. embrace of winter, goes bacKward t in broad-minded: man. I I
SKIN AFFECTIONSowt.2 Snpplies,
I l memory to a never-to-be-forgotten However, entertaining as we do the Secretary Cortelyou has Issued a

entthing _. springtime, and revives for an hour most exalted admiration for Mr. Bryan statement denying rumors that friend; Improved Farming Tools
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the warm and tender years of yout we cannoT.. shut our eyes to current are forwarding a political moveiaeni,

DeaL M Siis.--: t".. uwith and the other homes where it was facts we see evident in all sections in his interest and declares that IIP GET OUR PRICE

mt'rr Eczema: Eubj Cured cf Heat spent.' of the country. There is a cer- is not a candidate for anything but

InoOeB8: Hash-Father, ivio r her, aId; Child I' "We doubt if the average Gothamite tain faction of the party that will not the confidence of the people. The secretary .

if Have Scalp and Hair' T roubl s. will stand for it. There is no unite under Mr. Bryan's leadership.All says that if he decides to become Marion Hardware Company

month when he turns to reminiscence. factions of the party, however, a candidate he will say sc

AllMnt What doe he care for scenery? would unite under the leadership of a fransly. -- -
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ALL GIVE THANKS Pushed hither and thither wherever candidate who has been less in the -
- ------ : oayaoe eso.of.o..o..i ...., +++++++*++
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-, TO CUTICURA REMEDIES' he turns, whether crossing the bridge limelight and who has not been in a healed over, the democratic party i bin

climbing the long stairways to the eeevated position to create violent oppositionand a position to win a decisive Yle-

( erz"ma descending to tte subway' uncompromising antagonisms.A tory-each an opportunity may nereiprtfent ::1 SEED POTATOES
"lly wife hail: iva or rixJW4T8.
It"a..; mi ht.r lace and world smothering inferno, rushing to the greet many republicans are be- itself again in a score oi;' .

"'bJtFt, : oome and go.V t- ;hail road so much ferryboats or transferring on the surface yond question out with Mr. Boofeyelt years. t Hand Screened Selected StockLOWEST
: about C'ulicura: H.'ru..ii.>"s fcbst we
thousht w 8 would! eiv'!' th ra a tnal. lines, jolted and jostled, hanging and are anxious to rebuke him for his Eucces is actually knocking at th*. ,

We did so, and it i. i> how tKrn about on straps going! and coming, rusbed meddlesomeness even to the extent of door of the democratic party. i PRICES.'r 7
four ar*, and rh,' h.r" uovor had tiara
yc ; to his luncheon, his clotts torn and putting the republican party out of All It bn to do i* to seize upon tht!
\: of "j( ('ma siDl'l' Mialso n>- d them
both about a V4::r ?.!r > for li.rShe 'a1p.. his: feet trod upon by contact with ib? power and will co-operate with the opportunity. i Write for our bocfclct-'MBISH POTATOES," on Soil'Seed 1
bad .' iir and CI4t.I
.Ott very nan 'ra millions in the rush for wealth, if good, strong. The signs of the times '
'. vhat democratic party a are so Clair
Lw iu ul\; I InrtLteed
;; heJPf'd :ir < I
:A Cuticnrap; ..'.ti i't'utkn: t .iai- in the thunder is there in it TO encourage con enathe candidate is nominated. that they ought to be observant to al' i Planting, Cultivation, Effect of Fertilizing -
dent Pom titer a, 'I !r .t' :L;,;Giuh; ht: I
; luminescent in bm: ? With the party united, all sores men, tea to the most cbtut".
DOW buve a ver: Iww111'.1 of h&.r IK,* I i Digging and Shipping.
it does nok fall .,t.t"" \Wl uautl l :1-
Recsrdifor l ballv' who ., MALLORY'8 -=-.:: --- ---- -- o
trar <>un 'I SUCCESSOR --
....rly bald wh'n v,>:.I. !. N'Ihao icrynice i t *
hair now Sh LVPPV d.+hr. *,,1 {; { f) ( Uf1 {1! Ot}: ;{ '; .: ,
w. Lad so much n.n>K vi'ii' L..t but The retirement of Senator M&Jloiy;
1p ws would bathe h.T wit!h Cuticvr Su i, from the his l Manufacturers
race as successor leave ?l 7" t off
and thin apply ('U; 'ura Omtmeut, it .
would dry the heat up so much oujckwthan Hon. John S. Beard es the only candidate pa

anything eiw.Vo !givitiimln t3 from West Flonfia. Mr Beard I f IDEAL FERTILIZERS.

,a the 6priEgaiire Cuticura, 323 Hemedu-So. Capitol. Mr. Street H. B., has fTTea lout faithful and continued \1U"\I \ Is your X *.by thin, weak, frstiful IMake :.:

Iowa City, lao, July,10, lyuj wd star: terries to the democratic party and t JACKSONVILLE FLA. .
!xu > 10, li(06. ,. 1
.. is justly entitled to recognition. In f:' -1' --. :, **<*>*$+++++
\.t ,1 the last two national campaigns he+ ? him c. .:JCCJ:7...':": ';' .,J.- :.' : .: ... u+......."6H t T .

; ; SKIN IRRITATIONS volunteered his service" to the nttioa- :J i: :: :
baby. ..,
\I al campaign, committee and did most::4 i --
Soothed by Cuticura, when All I S-RWFOOD
effectual work, and it wag no fanlt ci :
1 .. Else Fails. his that the I FOR TilE FORM AND COMPLEXION
political pendulum
swung; ScoifsX Em f. I
$/&rL ijfii
Tor rasbee, iMung, rhafin-ji, fiuLunblotchoc in the wrong direction. In the last : u xu j-iveJ ( I BIA..VTY: kJ2ble N 0 T B 4 T H I IN. =4
wJrt Of
orations, strong ptfupirition, : /)12''I eh.ra. Cn.t f.cUr.: ,r..nltloa
: scaly, 'rllil..1 humors election Mr. Beard was elected to the and Hypcphcsphitci prepared' thc.t ,tettsily I Tecate rare MCce.The ae3
,. w o .._ ;j D.r1.n.c.. .re I.'aet a use. tha yu pee t. yoar precioua' je+relt. ;aaM .
J tq of skin and ee .1p, red state senate from Eicambia count I I na.t rata. of pen rat of kella", u d b.tr ii II worts. birtlire
rough Hands, itohiag.tender A.
wet, and native. without opposition, and his position y ctigestecgbya little folks.Consequently C'{ I I ha.looI1La wi!: IU mullt, tII. eharr. A. 1.leo.iet. nd ead..w to. rejml.lb-

antiseptic,cl] in.*- declaring the fifteenth amendment to i '
in,of irtfan,children, h..td-; S H A SKIN FOOD
and adults, Cuticura the U. S. constitution illegally adopted I 'Uti.. k.br 1 to r wore a who ku the l..t dt"r to be attractic It il the
: 'l' Soap and Cuticura was almost unanimously sustained bj r the baby tau: is fed onScoffs .er.1y stet mitt rIR edtcalae M te that will roud o.t hollowed, thllt ebretI .Lot
Ointment, the.. great the Florida tenate. Mr, Beard is a a.t I lES fro.ticf"eeUd' t HEALTHY FLESH, aid REMOVE WRIjW" .
kit "lire and puraab tNGTHEBUETwtM"lttttktwdte tlttfuTO'' FOR
,- and of .molllente man ct commanding is .p Emulsion a zhirdy, rosycheeked cat
sweetP6t presence, an I esal it. T. prtSJt: tke bT"'f b. lute sad blutild aQtltiar
oJ.' are ladi enjoy life free froJi these di.tre .ingOonplct neces"' :z' little fellow full of hash .rd Tl_v.. t. I tnr ud be.at7ItirSKIN FPOD. It will ....,.r. t b *om taO h. .aiaral OIa.I
ailments.I iary ambition to push him onward to a!I Ster.s .nt Department Lwr
I I ud DAnl.tl.t w1 : t at Nkp. ere! at alt .etaipal .Mieil -
SrUmil and Irtrrnal 1'1''III"\nr higher and pp.Tlarateceiptot t.raddr. *, phu ?
higher flights. He will $> S Pin cM.t. .Late P"*
ETUT liuaor ol Inants. Children allot Adu'w! -
gteti of ('UJ'W't"r..-: <25t.) to ClreiM UMdin.Cutiruni come to the Chattahoocb.ee river witha i f.'REEI.)1.! i W ....rt ,. .... ... JM ., the cr-' merit o ;

ruticun H Ornuzut..!..)lt<>B; (5Uc f5Je.1: (to or Heal in the turn the Siia.of t: .Joo-ted solid vote.BANNER. ALL DRUGGISTS ; 5Cc. AND ti.OO. l' fn... tat af GIISHA erti., W.KIN rOOD wtx "e act free far 1U w.tg. wlick pi1 t
Late Qatar Hli.! :5c. per vial of t>U) to forty "t '1 I WOMAN'S "IUtl..ln4J"Clar "kl.t
v; BE ,
Shod boldtliFuuKiioutthi*world. Potwrbntta, r
'. "TY. i'xkder.a
u.elll. Corp. Ni. 1'1'<>1"" n..t<>n. MI.S. -" '('** t.e face which tloJatahtl an tilt ,roper morareah+
-;- ta-M.elcd tree glow to Cure ttui liumora. ADS BRING RESULTS 9( 9 I : GIIIIIA. MFG. .
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To all of the "chosen I

them the Christian ones among This year has been one of many C. E. Memorial Home in .
Endeavorers Of gion. Tampa Evening News. Polk orer, which was first issued in May grand climax to each convention
Florida, do we wish a merry Christmas Endeavor.over the world in Christian -i There is to be a room furnished entirely County Record of Bartow, DeSoto 1!<"7. State President Winnard is might! be considered: as having been

and a happy xew Year. God has Secretary Dr. Clark and General by the Juniors. Would not the County News of Arcadia, Manatee planning to make it something worth reached in the installation service

abundantly blessed us this year in Shaw recently finished at- children of this state like to unite in River Journal of Bradentown Orlando ,owning. an honor to our Christian citizens when new or re-elected officers consecrated -
both spiritual tending a series of union meetings in''''this good work with those of all-over Democrat and the
and material ways Al- Gainesville El- in 19oS. But he must have our themselves to love and serve
though into some lives great sorrows writes twenty cities. Of these Dr. Clark j I(America and probably other coun- evator. This is a list of ten leading i:united efforts to aid him. :Many of us faithfully their districts as leaders the

have come, for most of us there has World in"I the Christian Endeavor ,tries? December is not too soon to pfpers, but we have none yet in some I have been negligent this way thus far.i coming year. Never in the history of

been more sunshine than shadow. shared: them wish youall could have ,begin planning to commemorate this of the district unions. Hence to th i i January fist is. you know the famous Christian Endeavor in this state do

This has been a year of wonderful with us. In my twentysix -: February birthday. editorial forces of many other papers I'time for making good resolutions and we believe nobler, more earnest and
progress in years and ten months of Christian To several editors dore wish to that we hope to better in "
other states, and also in Endeavor j!i know 1908 I turning "new leaves. efficient Endeavorers have stepped
Florida, in experience I have never!say "thank you" for space given us do we also extend cordial
fighting that giant wrong, holiday j There are many more blessings we into responsible places as district of-
anything like them. j i Jin
intemperance. Does it not make the their large weekly and daily pa- greetings. This year Florida's great i would like to mention in this article ficers, and we confidently expect
band of w. C. T. U. workers seem Early in February we celebrate thetwent.seventh !':pers for general E. news during the I paper, the Timer-Union, has showedus !('written December 17, 1907. but of great things from their commandingof
even more anniversary of the:year, and in the past three months I courtesies which 'them
were fululy rises
closely related to us Chris- ap one most vividly to our the several divisions comprising
Endeavorers founding of Christian Endeavor. We !for: gleamings from the district con- preciated.We 'I memories-the six
when we read In al- district convene our army over 1400 strong, of Cbris-
owe much to its 1
)( unlimited, God-given1!:ventions.
count the aid of the secular
every paper glowing tributes papers tions of October and November, each tian soldiers.
theft president, Miss Minnie E. Neal to opportunities for service for Him and ::1 j i The following newspapers are gen- among our special blessings ttis !|with its inspiring fellowship sunrise Holiday wishes and greetings for

who once served us long and loyally each other. Could we show our gratitude -i 1(:erously helping advertise our work: year. Another blessing yet far from !'prayer services helpful conferences you all. GRACE TOWNSEND,

as a state C. E. officer? in a more fitting manner than i.i The Jacksonville Metropolis, Ocala being realized as it should be, is our!and many bright features of which State Secretary.:
by society or individual gifts for the Banner Ocala Star, Eustis Lake Re- '
"very paper the Florida Endear'every convention had !several. The Interlachen. Fla., Dec, 20, 1907.
_d d__
DRUNKENNESS IS ON THE DECREASE i jtober this year show a total of 243 ar- THE ANIMAL MACHINEThe
quently FIVE
polluted by excesses QUESTIONS-oNE
errors ANSWERIs I
UNDER PROHIBITION What I can do I ought to do.
j rests. Of this number 1S5;; were arrested -
in diet, late and irregular hours, vi-
I And by the
I grace of God I will do.
I : for drunkenness.I animal machine wears out ,
Police Records of Both Bristols cious habits overwork, habitual confinement it right to license men to sell Facts for Evenone.Beware .
I During the month of November C7 (grows old) in its blood vessels; oth- indoors, lack of exercise
52 I that which wil
Only Cases of Intoxication During I I make a man drunk,
cases were tried before the
| : recorder.
I November I er machines wear out at the points of I from any cause or a fretted, anxious and then punish the man for being of Frequent ColdsA
{ (Dry), i
as Against 299 Of this number 20
| were tried for
In October (Wet). i iI I drunkenness. friction or strain. The kind of bloodwe mind, the blood vessels become irri- drunk? I succession of colds or a protracted -
The Of the twenty plain keep sending day by day throughour tated and inflamed and in time diseased Is it right to license a man to make I cold is almost certain to end In
police records of Bristol Va., drunks nine of them were tried on I.
blood vessels decides for us the or hard and inelastic which means paupers and then tax sober men to. chronic catarrh, from which few per
show a total of 33 arrests for :the first day of November, having real-
drunk premature old age disability, death. sons ever wholly recover. Give
length of life. If the blood be made take care of them? ev-
enness during November. This IlY been a part of the October record. cold the attention it
is ery deserves
the From "What to Eat"An and
pure by suitable food and drink, and Is it right to license saloons to teach :
record without saloons you may avoid this disagreeable dis
and with a I November kept pure by fresh air and sunshine, vice, and then tax people for schools i ease. How can you cure a cold? Why
considerable cases were tried. Of
supply of whiskey still l I by good action of the bowels kidneys, Appreciated Gift to teach virtue? not try Chamberlain's Cough Remedy?

on hand from the heavy purchases drunkenness.Bristol lungs and skin, by enough, but not too Christmas will be remembered if Is it right to build churches to save It is highly recommended. Mrs. M.

during the last days of October. I I. much active exercise, and finally by a you give simething worth while. A men, and at the same time license White of Butler, Tenn., says "Several

The record for October shows 114 i I.i ier. restful mind-too large to worry and box of six pair of Hole-Proof Hose, shops that destroy them? throat years and ago lungs.I was bothered Someone with told my me

arrests for drunkenness in the same I Mrs. Jane Daze of Tulsa, Okla., a fretthe vital rubber or elastic tissue for men or women guaranteed for I I am only one, of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. I
municipality. niece in the walls of the blood vessels six months without holes. You get I But I am one.I began using it and it relieved me at
I of Mr. Joseph Shuford, is visiting -
order Burrow's RecordsBurrow's ': will age normally and last the allotted them at Fisht>l' and they make the can not do everything, I once. Now my throat and lungs are
him and will spend several weeks "
sound and well.! For sale by all
Re order records for oc- ,in our city time. It the blood stream be fre- i best present for Xmas 1.-1?-wtf. But I can do something. I t I druggists. x
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Holiday offer 01 Special Goods at Bargain prices for the SeasonThe

following list is submitted, as a few of the many appropiate things we have forth

)) home, to select your Holiday purchases from.



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r Nickel I 36. Oak Bedroom Suit, with oak or iron bed, we have a car load of Iron Beds to
and COMFORTS, large stock,
; : Plated Steel as desired, small mirror, but of best beveled I sell this month at prices ranging

11 ; with selling at cost, as we find we are overloaded on French plate glass, well finished, and a bargainat : : from . ..------ ----. .$2.58
Range 'f .,."', _: !
s.' .i this low price ; during December sale, only 3 1 ..;
warming closet this line. Take advantage of this opportunity to -.c.;."'"
; s In this lot to go at only------------- $J0.98 Also Mattresses ,
j asbestos lined, buy cheap. from ,,

kt'i i all latest improvements No. 37. Oak Bedroom Suit, with choice of oak or SI.OS up to the finest 45-lb. laminated 1' t

; Large size heavy. Cotton Blankets, per pair, iron bed, large square beveled plate
}t tij f :x ;; ; 3a 4 I !:;t.J cotton sanitary mattresses, at$30,00TABLES (:\
:: : =a v.holes, only only .. .-u- ...... o. .... --$1.47All 1Ir4 -.To mirror, size 20 x 24 inches, dresser I ."
: __ ., :--=__-=-.., '.:".. 't:'. : has three large drawers ; all well
::::-.n..... :. ,,. '-=, -:- ..._ \' $26 90
.a '
;........ :-, ,. :-0; :-.,----:.', ,..", .o.t. Wool, full size, Blankets. -. ..-$3.37 : ':C= finished and polished, one that you 1 1s
l\r_=iI'_,"",..r" ', ..:.{....,;. 0.-''-":.. "'ct
::"'""i: ;\.....:,.".:.. !, ,.." r- ".:., J.,"."...-;'..,.i with reservoir, i i Heavy Comforts, full size, fancy figured, good stores ; our price for December sale, limited to 3 I ___ room, size 16 x 16 inches, finely fin-

rW' i. .4-;. .;: .;.' i .329.90 : grade cloth, only -- .. --- -- -.. -$J,67 suits at this price of only__ ----J4.90 ished in selected golden oak, and polished
4 f.sy i, l I 1fA. price for this sale
S.iinea.satpve ; only 39c
I 1* -- \"p.IlSo
rv:rr' ***. y. No. 39. Oak Bedroom Suit, with large heavy roU'I'I

t n. #' *tnW'_ .-.*<.' :},+; but larger, GO CARTS foot bed, or choice of iron and No. 20. Oak Center Table, as above,

res-, I Just in, a big shipment of ''FOLDING GO brass bed of equal! value! ,large J. L i I strong and substantial, size of top, 20 x 20

!1 inches, only $t.24
square French beveled plate ... -- -- - -- --- -- - -
$39.00 I CARTS, rubber tires and all latest improve- t. -- f-4! I
mirror in dresser
24 x 30
proTements: prices ranging from 8.90 up inches in size large bate with ronmy drawers ; I
No. 109. Oak Extension Dining Table three-j.ich
CLOSETS I I all well finished and such as are sold elsewherefor : .

China Closet, glass door "$ I WINDOW SHADESThe as much is $35 ; our price for December j 1 I turned legs, 44 inches wide, six

No. 76. Oak fin- 7!} I sale . ... $ J9.98 I i fJ rw' : ; feet ]long when extended ; price for
back finely -- --- -- -- ---
mirror ;
and ends, '& celebrated "BRENLIN" Shades; will not -g December sale, while they last,
ished __ .. -. .$ >UUU U. No. 46. Large Oak Bedroom Suit, heavy rollfootoak i .
u" eo. Guaranteed. Best Shadeson only ..
fade $5.90
sag, - - -- -- -
Polished .lJ. bed or choice of brass and I

NO. l Quartered Oak and ends and '1\1 I I I earth. Made up on Hartshorn Rollers. \ r= iron bcd of equal value, large I No. 113. Oak Extension Dining Table, same 'asKo.

Chla Closet, bent glass .. ( .
: tog except eight feet long when extended.
beautiful 21.00 i AUx tu1Ve of clipper Shades.CRIB c.t- ,:l 24 x 30 beveled French plate
mirror back ; very o' r December
k.. door, '\ mirror in dresser large beveled Special sale price $7.85

N.O. S9. Extra large Closet; beautiful beyond our r' F French plate mirror in wash- I No. 117. Oak Extension Dining
$60.00 : ? lRHE: BABIES
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ability to describe - - II stand also! quartered oak finish and polished, all I I mrJ': i Table, four-inch fancy turned and

I Novi., Child's }latent ;improvements, z suit that you would have i : fluted legs, finely polished, 48 inches

FURNITURE POLISH I i (l'rEJJ: ]] white to pay $60 for in many stores ; our special price I o wide, round or square tops, six feet

Makes old furniture l look just! like ner. Tryit. etvr".erd! iron, during month of December, only] -28.00 I long, $10.38 ; eight feet long only .$t2.85

Per bottle _ 0 - - eo -50c... I, r "- : ::- c; tan t i a 1 I No. 120. Oak Extension Dining Table, six-inch
-," \ ,
c fancy carved legs, roundor

We can SAVE YOU MONEY on anythingyou I : ( ,<:,!es let down, 108. Wood Seat Chairs round bent backs, squretopsquartered .'t

FURNITURE line. Try us. '-\1\! '".: mat- five spindles. A good, serviceable, common and polished finish avery
in the I
want ... chair. Sells : for each 60cI
-0 $5.95 regularly Sc; our price, : handsome table, 8 ;I

. jfc-Money: back-", you'know. ;I ; N., 2:7. Child'safety No. 112. A good, solid, high-back wood seat Chair, feet long extended, all

i iThe Gunn Sectional i L1 :--. Iron b- >!...".., strong and serviceable.: You would improvements. Price .1
b i-s<: have to $1.00 for this chair in
BOOK CASES.Best : Crn: :latest improvements pay $19-95
I I t j J I stores. Our price for December -
made. Lowest price Y t l : 1u' No. 121. Oak Extension Dining Table, same as
n tale each
first class only, --87c
i t above except round pedestal table ; very'hand.

& AND BUFFETS ,1 r-cry way. a l>; i:> that! ordinarily sells for $15.00, "., No. 116 High back:oak Dining Chair, some, eight feet .. - . -.- -$24.00

SIDEBOARDS special; for this month, only .$7.90 open cane seats. Well made and j

Nice line to sdcd from, at vecy attnctiv pnces.ofaHUM.'S 1 1. I 1sated.. Regc ..r Race $(.Z5. mt LOOKING GLASSES

ot : No. JOOB. Sold! Brass Child's Safety Crib, aH!1! for this December sale, only.93c Nice line Will Mirrors in size from
bad tancy
2 LA' GEST STOCK ire hart t.tr ,> polished: brass, beautiful bejond description, No. [ IS. High; back, polished oak Dining or Sitting 8jio inches up to 34224, and in prices

AND CHAIRS I I national spring construction: best in everway, Room Chair, large seats, open cane work, J from ...... ...... .. .... ...... ......
: suitable for CHRISTMAS ,: and sells regularly for $30.00 or more, but for strongly built and polished finish ; regular sell- y

i this special sale we offer it for only. .$18.90 ing price $1.50." Our price for this: sale.98c 37c to 98c


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.4.4.4.ss... ..*0.........4.- +.................... +# tt t OUR SUNDAY ISSUE APPRECIATED .1! CLOTHING PjjTMAN F L Lof

To the Editor Ocala Banner: t.Ie .
As a constant reader of the Banner, THE .
1 a I desire to express my appreciation '

GOODS AT i i I the magnificent edition you published"

r. x I, Sunday. It was not only a credit to

e I your own enterprise and progressiveness B. Masters COll1panyI OF,,_
but reflects in the most conspicuous }

G. }\ ASH'S j! manner upon the high esteem in j

l+ i which your merchants paper is held of your by the city enterprising : WE HAVE A COMPLETE LINE Of SUITS FOR MEN t

Also as an old printer-one who served
.,t .
"- -- his apprenticeship before the days,
of Mergenthalers wish to congratt The Fectjljeimer \ Fishel "EFF- and Oak.ery .

;f; We Have the Largest Stock of This ulate you upon its splendid mechanical EFF" Make--Latest Styles and :
t. :: appearance. Wishing the Banner

I f; : Class of Goods Ever Shown in Ocala 4: and its entire force a merry Christmas Fashions. Also big assortment StUaai- ;

4 I and a happy and prosperous New ,
1. --- :: Year, I am, with best wishes, an in Suits for boys and young
t .. s r
j iJiSENTSFor :, _: men odd Pants for men and y <. :' :;
: Badly Mixed Up ;
e Abraham Brown of Winierton, X. We l
Old and Great and Small in boys
Young, Endless : Y., had a very remarkable experience. a ,
Profusion, and : He says: "Doctors got badly mixed up t ,. and Cravanette Portienlires<
:,, over me; one said heart disease; two z., have Overcoats .. ...

A.t Reasonable Prices : blood called poison it kidney, and trouble the fifth; the stomach fourth Coats for men and boys. I. 1'1. .

e and liver trouble; but none of them,
SPECIAL DISCOUNTS TO SUNDAY SCHOOLS : helped me, so my wife advised} trying Hats and Caps-the John R and Pic-
Electric Bitters, which are restorin
i I : I me to perfect health. One bottle did and many different '.-
I me more good than all the five doctors
+ In addition we have our regular stock complete prescribed." Guaranteed to cure: : !
ua Hats .a
, blood poison, weakness and all stetsons es in .. ,,..
t i in all detais-DRY! GOODS, FANCY GOODS, MILLINERY, LADIES', stomach, liver and kidney complaints i : ; ";
i GENTS' AND CHILDREN'S FINE SHOES, GENTS' FURNISHINGS, BAGS, :j by Tydings & Co., druggists. 50c. x J : i: riagea, ;

a TRUNKS, ETC Give me a call Yours anxious to please Fresh Florida paper shells at ,2g
: Sha\V's news stand.
.- I ,:
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4 \ NOTICE : -

h' G. A. NASH I', The following to act persons as inspectors have been and appointed ::5 oid) !,

i ,r clerks at the special election to beheld .
j : January 21st, :\. D. 19US} as provided FORM TWO .. X' I 11 II' ::11''
i ; ; South of Court House OCALA, FLA J I by Article 205, General Statutes COPYRIGHT MC FORM FORTY., ,
: C; .HiGHT 19CS .flFt' ;
I Ocala Dist. 1-Box from A. to X., THE FLCHHELMER: FlSfjtCO'h '
,i ........................ .+..+o+4+4.4.4$4.4+++++++++ Henry Livingston, S. L. Bitting, Baxter tt MIN YORK OJ '+ W VOftlt PI ;
Cam and V.V.. Clyatt.: clerk. 1 4J fS' f aL \1frsz _
P Hfoij"B T1Ea I D {f..t. .
1 -- :: Box from M. to Z., M. M. Little, L. s.1 : F 6 Q ABL CLjT .ay. '
Beck, J. F. Crawford, l! U
and J. P. Gal- -- -- -
'. -") loway, clerk. -J- .- '"
ShirtsTrunks for and !
i Reddick, Dist. :2!-JI. H. Sherouse, men boys. 2
Porter Hull, JI. H. Rou, and R. D. Suit Cases and
: CHRISTMAS Rou, clerk. You should see our line while ,1

Flemington, Dist. 3-F. E. Smoak, Bath Robes, Sweaters, Suspen
i r J. K. Jlixson, C. H. Gray, and \V. D. 7 have klL "J
we a complete stock
SUGGESTIONS AT THENEWS Mathews, clerk. ders, Underwear, Collars, Cuffs, tOo /,
X Cotton Plant Dist. 4-Joe JI. Hudg- Neckties 0.; uI11Ly. Y
I ens, Chas. Miller, John Parker, and C. Hosiery, make selections from. .
R. Veal, clerk. chiefs .: : I..
etc. .
OCALA j rely '
; Co. Romeo, Dist. 5-J. T. Hudgens, J.V. .
i Nettles T. JI. Morgan, and Wesley !;: EXPRESS>
1 Nobles, clerk. : '. PREPAID
Camp Izard Dist. (C-John Brass, R. ,
1 D. Stokes, G. C. Turner, and W. L. Yours for Business and Gooa Values
? Jordan, clerk.
I Shady Grove, Dist. 7-J. JI. Doug
t lass, H. W. Douglass, Frank Moses, .

r GLASSWARE WHAT IS RAILROAD HORNS TRAIN and Summerfield J. JI. Goin,,Dist.clerk.S-J. L. Huff, A. H. B. MA O

TEDD BEARS DRUMS D. Mitchell, R. C. Billups, and J. F. <
\ J C9.(
t ... TOYS MOREAPPROPRIATE Lake Weir, Dist. 9-W. E. JIcGaha- t
TOYS gin, G. A. Scott, J. S. Driggers, and J. Ocala Florida I ;

RAILROAD TRAINS CARD CASES Moss Bluff, Dist. 10-A. M. Higgins,
i HORNS SAFETY RAZORS A. J. Snell, JI. H. Jlorrison, and J. C. 12.
Pillans clerk.Grahamville. i-
GAMES Dist. 11 r
PENS FOUNTAIN PENS soe, L. JI.: Graham, J. B. Gore, and
SAFETY RAZORS ALBUMS Robt. Holly, clerk.
POCKET BOOKS OF HANDSOMELY TEDD BEARS Salt Springs, Dist. 12-J. F. Falana.W. v. .t _,
CARD CASES P. Williamson, N. TT. JlcCray, and THE
k LOCAL DOLLS H. T. Sleap, clerk. UCALAA ,{ .-l
DRUMS H. C. Martin, A. J. Albritton, and R.I ::: 'Ji,
I A. Hogan, clerk. .'"
I I I Orange Springs, Dist. 141. I I. Hall I!! :-:i

% ? D. JI. Waldron, L. JIatchett, and W'I, t. ;,s
i F. Jordan, clerk. ;11'
J <> : Linadale. Dist. 15-C. A. McCramn. I -,.%
--.J" :LDo.WE '''- S. i I.T. B. Booth J. JlcCraney.\', and R. B ,
: have always made special efforts toward carrying t I Irvin, clerk. -;-:
., !I Citra, Dist. IG-W. A. Redrtirl0; | .-
a large stock of goods for the Holiday trade, and I Townsend W. II. Harrison, and Sit-w-i I Aez --- .,:

l the only variation made in our custom for this sason is I j art Ramey, clerk. j
!i Anthony, Dist. 17-A. R. Griffin, C.
J that our stock is Larger than before and the '
ever margin ID. Souter, Carl Priest, and Geo. Pay' ;
i of profit smaller. Call and be convinced. .. I I tear clerk. .
!I Jlartin. Dist. IS-'\''m. Knoblock. L. -- -
I i; F. Touten. II. M. Knoblock, and P. B.
G. W. (Tex.) MARTIN Prop. Livingston, clerk. .. -:,.
I I Stanton, Dist. 19-R. A. Kelsey, T. -,

i ?./: !"!ft .. .. I B. Smoak W. C. Black, and Frank The ome of Old
?cz. = .orr.c-"" J I Lytle, clerk. Santa Claus

1 ... i Blitchton, Dist. 20-Jim H. Badger, m j
I Robt. W. Ferguson, W. J. Willis, and :
I J. )[. Blitcb, clerk.IMleview. .
,. ,1! I; C:
: Dist. 21-D. E. Stroble,
Sold : Jno. H. Ashworth Joe Whisenant, and He extends an invitation to I--i-
and .
by KNIGHTS LAND, Ocala Flo1You j T. K. Slaughter, clerk. an you asks a visit to our store and 1
inspection of
I McIntosh, Dist. 22-J. S. Cameron, our line of
.1 see these words on nearly every wagon that drives I J. Preston Wiley, J. S. Thomas, and .
by your W. E. Allen, clerk. '
J..: door, and the same could be said of Carriages, Buggies and Harness. I I Pedro, Dist. 23-R. J. Perry R. L. :
There must be a reason for this-and there Is-a good one: When we Clyburn, R. L. Lewis, and P. A. Snow, ;
began doing business with the people of this vicinity we decided to clerk. lislmas 1 aM JI iloliLIagGoods '
f handle only a line of goods that would need no apology. The result Dunnellon. Dist. :24! Walter Edwards
Is Geo. Bridges Jas. S. Moody, .
apparent already. We reasoned
that we could not afford to handle and J. JI. Barksdale clerk. p :
the Shears, Sawbuck & Co.'s, or mail order house quality of goods, Candler, Dist. 25-J. Y. McKinney, 1
t at we must do business with our neighbors and not with customers a J. )[. Marshall, P. A. Fort, and Tom
thousand miles distant .Our lines have been carefully I selected. Our Pritchett clerk. ;.
Sparr. Dist. 2C-Stephen Civils, W. YtG 11
t D. Eminisor, J. W. Colbert, and David Toys and Merchants who handle :
Eureka Dist. 27-P. U. :Milligan R. small line of these
goods :j
W. Dixson, L. V. Marsh, and JasperJ. are
< Brinson clerk. stock and get prices before buying their invited 'I
are built and sold on honor. We carry a full line of Levon. Dist. :2S! -W. R. JIunroe.
Charlie Lucius Will Freeman, and J. Lille'4
Y. Hicks clerk.Kendrick .
EVERYTHING. IN VEHCLES! AND ACCESSORIES Dist. 29-W. V. Chap- Special Prices? and Discounts
We have pell, C. C. Priest, Jr., W. E. Nix, and to P.ut' .it
HARNESS for the Florida mule as well as for the $1000 Peter Loose clerk.
driver. See us for anything in our lines and we assure you that we will JIartel. Dist. 30-Henry Seckinger, Churches and Sunday 'a
strive to please you and "make good." Yours W. V. Weathers, Archibald Cuthill, School Committeesand'a
very truly
\. and L. H. Pillans, clerk.
KNIGHT & Fairfield, Dist. 3lD.. B. Payne, ..T.I Christmas Tree Candles
lANG.John Free
I I A. Thomas B. S. Jennings, and R. A. J"i
J Scott clerk.
.I Gei flr. Dist. 32-E. A. Smith, J. I. % .
j Whittington, S. A. Neal and D. R. Our 5 and 10 Cent rs.
'-- :Zetrouer, clerk. Counters Are ,
Loaded .
Clerk I Board With
County Commissioners.
M. Graham
W. D. Graham | I L-_I. By H. D. Palmer, D. C. Bargains, ks

MEETING UNTIL : 'stills-

Marion County Abstract Company. I .. 9 O'CLOCK t.. e
Notice is hereby given that the regular erl' ::
= |jl j t\ ;
annual meeting of the stockholders -- ; .
r Fire Insurance ; of the Greenwood Cemetery will Frank(i i Gauson G -
J be held in the city of Ocala Florida, + 1Commercial
on City on the third Tuesday in January, A. i
Property. j. Farris end! Farrg Lands for Sale I
D. 190S. at the hour of twelve o'clock, In r
IgvestmerjtsNO. i noon, in the office of GeorgeIacKar; Bank ",I'
its president. Building
MAGNOLIA ST. OCALA, FLORIDA Ocala, Florida, Dec. 19th 1907. \1
W. 'S. BULLOCK ---
F 4 a 12-27-2tw. Secretary. OCAU : : FLORIDA


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THE CALL COLD WEATHER DON'TS FORI..11.IN..N.NN.N........ ....t4......................................,........+ 1

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The rama Papers Urge Him to Run For the Urjited States Senate Don't use cold bits in cold weath< ,1 .. (f '-"" ':o'-'..-.._ Your horse's tongue is tender, and; -: t4 fT f I
--Sparkmur) Practical I f., II
Beard a Dreamer; Fletcher a Novice, his mouth is formed of delicate. ;. -: e I If

Spartan) Experienced; Bryag Unknown, Spartan glands! and tissues.Don't '. .f m & [ 7r i :
.. horse when the mercury -
clip your ,
Wirldycquainted.\ is at freezing point.Don't : 4- '.. fi ,. Ii1 'm :N, r' 9 :

----- horse :: :
-- blanket
--- fail to your
tI Telegrams have been numerously Mr. Fletcher is a novice; he is widely when he stands in the cold. :, .
; ,1 :
sent from
Tampa to Washington dur- : acquainted in Washington, while Mr. Don't forget that nasal catarriiphtberia .t '
ing the past two days, urging Con- i Bryan .is unknown. bronchitis and other ills :

: N-gressman:didate Sparkman to become a can- I Twelve years in the house for a often result from ,exposure and the ,' t'ThOLESALOcala' LIQUOR DEALERS I
the '
the withdrawal United States senate, large portion of the time a leading hill which follows suddenly checked I' :
Senator Mallory spirit on its most important committee jerspiration. I <
making the congressman's election, il he has been in such close touch Don't put your horse's feet in unskilled : .

t should he enter the race, a matter of ; with the "powers that govern" and so + hands. Good feet are spoiled :; :

reasonable certainty..The I I thoroughly alligned with the methods jy bad shoeing. : f

congressman has not replied, I and machinery of both the legislativeand Don't fail to water your horse i the [ :I

so far as is known, to any of these executive departments, and, furthermore irst thing in the morning; but not< I FloridaOrders I
I so favored with the respectand with ice water. : ,
requej'I confidence of the majority party Don't fail to oil your wagon axle! ; I :.

in j leaders, that he would at once takea here is a heap of humanity in wage '..

the house, but this decision was made I prominent place in the senate, not I'grease. i '. t''
with the assurance that Senator Mallory entering it as would a new man under Don't fail to properly shelter your i :: ......N.1........... +...

would be a candidate for re-elec- the restrictions of a senatorial stock from the cold, and exercise them I ...

tion.The precedent, but fully abreast of its when the weather is good. I :..
latest developments may altar modes and customs and fully endowed Don't fail to have your horse' t :

his decision. .1 with its dignities and responsibilities. teeth examined. Of what use is food i :.i Are Filled the Day They

That Mr. Sparkman in the first i it your horse can't eat it? t

place, is far more able and better fit- j This district would, of course suffer Don't dock your horse's tail. 1 He : '..

ted to represent Florida in the senate some loss in the house because of leeds it in winter as well as summer, II Arrive tOUR

than any other aspirant and in the I the substitution of a necessarily untried md it was put there by a Mast ..: .

:second place, that he would defeat the I\ member in Sir. Sparkman's land. I : i

entire array with comparative ease i place; but all things ,considered, the Don't overcheck your horse. N;a'i .
is the firm conviction of his friends :' district and the state would benefit ure's curves are always graceful. ..
and especially his fellow-citizens of!: he: evening News believes, from the Don't forget that there is more :o

Tampa and Hillsborough county. i! placing of Stephen M. Sparkman it: in coaxing a horse than prof-I'+ ...

He is practical while Mr. Beard is'j'I alongside James P. Taliaferro in thesl'natt'Tampa him. Try gentleness and see how it i .

a dreamer; he is experienced while 'l Evening News. rows on you. ,I ..i PRICES ARE RIGHTRYE

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.: : Uncle Joe. .. . . ... .. . . 1.00
STill AT WORK Unless the board of trade or some
FLAGLER other organization gives financial assistance i i Per Gallon I Royal Reserve;. . . . .. ..Y' 1.00 .

there will be no annual Dad Star. . . . . . . . . .| 1.5i I Maryland Rye.. ,. ... .. ... ........... 1.00

count) fair next March, as has bee : Red Rock Rye. . . . . . . 1.71 Pilgrimage . . ............. ..... .. 1.25

Ten New Giant Locomotives and Other the custom for tbe past several years : Keystone. . . . . . . . 2.01 Cascade . . ... ..... ... .. .. .. 1.25:!
the statement -
Rolling Stock Purchased for the This of was General in substance Manager and Secretary j Belle Isle. . . . . . . . 2.50< Fern Hill. . .. . .. ..... ,....... 1.50

E. V. Blackman, made to a representative : Log Cabin. . . . . . . .. 3.00( Strauss' '.C. . . .. . .. ... .. ..... 1.50

r East Coast Railway. : of the Metropolis thorning. j KeaHng's Pride. .. . . . . . 3.00( I Oscar Pepper (bottled bond) . .. .. 1.50

In support of his statement :j King of Kentucky. . . .. .. .. . 3.0 Mount Vernon.- . ... .. ... .. 1.75

1 Rolling stock to the value of over expected here by the first of the year. lr. Blackman said that the F. E. +C,. :j Uncle Joe. . . . .. . . . 3.5 I Queen's Taste. .. . . . . ... .. 2.00
i the land depart :
4200,000 for the Florida Eost Coast The new locomotives will be placedin ailway: Company or the fail, Pilgrimage . . .. . . . 4.0( I CORN. .
Railway is en route here from the commission immediately upon their is lent tired of the of putting same up practically all'I .... Fern Hill . .. .... . .. .. .. .. 5.00 I Mountain Corn. .. ... . .. . .. ... .$ .75
built. This enor- arrival, and will greatly facilitate the : i
works where it was .
mous sum does not cover a general moving of heavy trains on the road. ''of too expense of giving the fair. Theyare ; Strauss'16" ... .. . .. .. ... 6.0C+ Elk Valley ...... .. 1.00

equipment but is confined exclusivelyto They will be used to great advantagein willing to do their part and more.but i CORN I t Old Harvest Corn. . .. .. .... ....... 1.00GIN
locomotives, which will be in com- hauling the heavy through tourist will require assistance. Tennessee. .. . .. .... .. .. ... ... .$1.50 I Ii
the :
heretofore has given use !
trains to this city from Jacksonville i company ... ... ... ...... .$ .75
mission this season. free, transportec North Carolinan Corn. .. . . .. 1.75 London Cordial Gin.
'ol the fair building '
Ten giant locomotives of the Pacific during the winter, and will materially exhibits free and subscribed liberally Statesville Corn. . .. . .. . .. 2.00' I'' Holland Gin. . . . ... ........... 1.00
lower the time of these trains over
type this and single two order.switch The engines former compose each this stretch. The new engines are to the expense of the fair. .: Mountain Corn. . .. . ... .. .. 2.50 I: Gin Phosphate. ... . .. ... .... .. 1.50

weigh W9.000 pounds, and each ten- more powerful than those used last They are still willing to do this, bu, : Elk Valley Corn .. ... .. . .. . .. 3.00 1 Citron Tree .. ....... .. 1.50

t der we Is 120,000 pounds. The locomotives winter to haul the through trains and unless other funds are made availa "OLD HARVEST". ... .. . . . 3.50 I, Gordon's Dry Gin. . . .. ... .... ... 1.50
impossible to hold thefair. :j;
ble, it
the from Jacksonville will easilybe
ejkch have a coal carrying ca- trip GIN RUM
Mr. Blackman stated that thecity
pacity o? ten tons and a water capac- made in an hour. council will donate the sum of I :. Swan . . . . .. . : .. .$ 1.50 New England Rum. . . .. .. ..... .$ .75
The rolling stock of the Florida
ity of 6000 and gallons.powerful They machines are eight-The East Coast Railway, as indeed is the $ !00 and that if the board of trade : Tom Gin. . . . . . ... . 1.75 Jamaica Rum. . . .. ,. ....... 1.00

,.r wheelers switch engines whale not so large, case witb the other equipment and will donate a similar amount, it wil : Geneva . . .. ... .. .. . . 2.00 Imported Jamaica Rum . .. .. .. .. 1.50
to hold the fair.
are not babies by any means. Each roadbed, is maintained on a par with be possible he is the assurance of tbU : London Dock. .. . . .. . .. . 2.50 I MALT
If given
weigh 146,000 pounds and the tenders the best trunk roads in the country.The assistance he will take up at once thematter : Holland Gin. . . .. . .. . 3.00 1 Ullman's Malt. . .. .. ...... ....... .$- .75

weigh 186,000 pounds each. They additional locomotives are sub- with the original promoters ol I Ithe : RUM Bowman's Malt. . . .. ... ... ,1.00
stantial evidence of the wonderful
of S tons a
have a coal capacity of 4000 gallons. These growth of this railroad.-St. Augustine fair, and believes that it is not I Itoo : New England Rum .. .. . ; . .$ 2.50 BRANDY

are water six-wheel capacity engines. They are all |i I Record. late yet to hold the fair.-liami II IIletropolis i Jamaica Rum . .. .. . . . 3.00 I Apple Brandy. . . . .. .. .. ... ..$ 1.00

------- :\ : WINE I, Peach . .. . 1.00

LIQUOR MEN BY WORD AND ACT WHAT HAPPENED IN A POOLROOM Why Home People Should Patronize I : Catawba . . . . '. .. . .. .$1.0 II California Cognac. . . .. .. .. .. .. 1.00

CONFIRM EFFECTIVENESS OF Mail Order Houses.In : Port Wine . . . . . . . 1.50 II Hennessy Cognac. . . . .. .. .... 2.00

PROHIBITIONGeor every fact set forth below thereare : Blackberry Wine. . . . . . 1.50 I Pellison Cognac. . . .. .. .. .... ... 2.50
afternoon at 4 o'clock a
to pound::
sixteen full ounces I : Sherry. . . . . . . . 1.50 I SWEET GOODS
State Prohibition, Will pool room, opposite the Tropical II< 1. You shall sell your farm Products : "
la, .by I : California Cognac. . . . . . 3.00 Ii Rock and .75
SaTe $5,000,000 of Its People'sMoney tel at Plant City, was the scene of a for cash wherever you can, butt i
From the Clutches of tragedy that resulted in the death t cone > ; to us; we do not buy them from I Iyou. : Imported Port. . . . . . . 4.00 :\ Peach and Honey . . . .. .. 75 i

Cincinnati Whiskey- 1 .. Imported Sherry. . . . . . . 4.00 i,!. Banana Brandy . . . .. .. .. . 1.00
well known citizen and the painfi 1
Makers about 2. You shall apply to your nearest: : BRANDY II Apricot. . . . . .. . .. 1.00
injuring of another, all brought
. Cincinnati, Ohio-The Wine and by a dispute over a pool game. city: to aid you in building good roads; I .. Blackberry . . . .. . . .$1.50 Ii High Life . . . .. .. ... .. 1.00 i
the goodsfrom :j
conveniently get
staff ::0
Spirit News, in signed Thomas lfou*: e, who operated the the depot that you buy from us,, .. Apple Brandy. . . . . . . 3.00 il WINES .

from this city, publishes i in- pool room for Proprietor Blanton of for we do not build county roads. I .. Peach Brandy . . . . . . 3.00 '::1! Catawba. . . . .. .. ........ .t .73 +. i

a recent issue startling and unexpected trade's the Tropical Hotel, was killed wit 3. You shall buy church bells and I Iinterior i SWEET GOODS Port. . . .. .. .. .... .75
confirmation of the liquor a billiarl cue in the hands of Will I i
discomfiture over impending state prohibition Hobbs, a youth of 20 years Hobbs fixtures from us, and forward .. Rock and Rye . . . .. . . .$ 2.00 1, Sherry .. . ._ . . ... ... .... .75

in Georgia.In struck House several times across the the business money method in advance and, for you that shall is col our j' .. Peach and Honey. . . . .. . .. 2.00 ''I Blackberry . . .. . .. ... .. .. .. .7 5

correspondence under the signature head with the cue breaking the skull] lect: : from the business men in your; .. Banana Brandy. . . . . . . 3.00 .1 t Scuppernong. . . . . . ... .75

of Geo. F. Deisler, the Wine and lengthwise and crosswise at the bad ilnity as much money as you can .. Apricot Brandy. . . ._ . . . 3.00OLD : We will ship, express prepair, following packages:

-'Spiritew's says: of the bead. House fell to the poolroom for the benefit of your churches, NORTH CAROLINA CORN Four bottles "BALTIMORE" Rye. .. .. . 2.90 t
of Georgia becomes prohibition floor paralyzed. At 11 o'cloc) HARVEST
"The state and though we get more money fromyou Twelve bottles "BALTIMORE" Rye. .. . 8.50
territory on January 1st, last night he died, attended by Drs (Not Prepaid.)

this fact will cost Cincinnati whiskey \lsobrook Turner and Knight. rules than to they donate do, still money it is for against build- .. One full quart . . . . . . .$ 1.00 Four quarts "ROYAL RESERVE" Rye. .. 3.50 i

houses, breweries and supply houses;. House is married and is survive our mg country churches. .. Per case of four fall quarts. . . . 3.50 Twelve quarts "ROYAL RESERVE" Rye. .. ... 10.00

mUUQOf dollars worth of Cincinnati business; by two or three children. He has ..I. You should buy your toolsfrom .. Per case of 12 full quarts. . . . . 10.00 Four quarts "SUWANNEE" Corn. . .. 3.50 ,

A ve large number of been a heavy drinker, and was drinking us and be your own mechanic. the highest award at the Four quarts "ROLL ND" Gin . . .. .. .3.50
was received
fe interested. Cincinnati at the time the dispute occurred : This whiskey
firms when in order to drive the mechanics from Four quarts "BOWMAN'S Malt . ... .. 3.50
favorite of Georgia )yesterday. Just before he was struck I Cotton Exposition. Atlanta, Georgia.CASE
too especial
., --L. it came to purchasing whiskey." sy Hobbs he stabbed the latter in theft I, )-our 5. vicinity You should, for we induce wisb your it so.neigh- f WHISKEY Per Quart Four quarts "APRICOT" Brandy .. ... .. 3.50

A prominent Cincinnati whiskey" lower portion of the back will] bars to buy everything from us, as Baltimore . . .. . . . . .$ ."5 Four quarts "PILGRIMAGE" Rye.. .. ,... 5.00

dealer, who has an extensive businessin a three-sided file. Hobbs thought he I we have room for more money. The : King of Kentucky . . . . . ..75N..IN.N1N! Four quarts "STRAUSS' "6.. ... .. .. .. 6.00 i iNN111N111
said: "I believe Cincinnati lad been stabbed with a knif Georgia, less money there is left in your com-
brewery and the accessory oon as he had been thrust aside blouse : I :
whiskey, munity the sooner we can put your .
interests will suffer a loss of [ hit him with the cue.-TampjS'ews. I t
trade trade annually in local merchant out of business and i ij
five million dollars charge you any price we please. I
Georgia, owing to the prohibition I j 6. You shall look often at the beau- i
A Real
that is a conservative : : I
flatten. I think Cincinnati worked up South Dakota with its rich silve: titul 1 pictures in our catalogues, so I II Iyour Send forq
estimate. Jan- mines bonanza farms wide range; I wishes will increase and you will\ *
Georgia trade but on natural formations is a '
and strange !
a splendid send In a big order although you are
Associated -
will be no more. reritable wonderland. At Mound City, I
uary 1st it E. D. Clapp 2vonderful not in immediate need of the goods
home of Mrs.
Pr >ss. in the
Pribibition case of healing has lately; ''otherwise you might have some mon-

Medicine for Children I I ccurred. Her son seemed near deatl' I ey left to buy necesary goods of your ,, Our Price List
Good Cough coughs and colds is 11 I with lung and throat trouble. 'Exlausting 'local merchants. Ii
The season for cannot coughing spells occurred ev r
now at hand and too much the care children. ery five minutes writes Mrs. Clapp, i 7. You shall have the mechanics i
be used to protect giving Dr. King's; tl: it repair the goods you buy of us
is much more likely to eon when I began I I Ibook : .................... ...4
child medicine the
A scarlet fe"erVh"n :ew Discovery the great the bill so you can send ,!
tract diphtheria or quicker you cure hat saved his life and completely cured ; for his labor to us for new I .
he has a cold. The Chamberhis him." Guaranteed for coughts anc money : tZ
less the rh'k. : goods, otherwise he will not notice ,: !
cold the Is the ole olds, throat and lung trouble, by Ty T
lain's Cough Remedy and few coif lings & Co., druggists. 50c. and $1.. your influence. i' z
ance ,of many ?% are willing to i Trial[ bottle free. i S. You shall in ease of accident '
tho.' vho have Mrs! F. F. Starcher of. : sicknes or need apply to your local EATING;
use mr other. have never FOR SALE AT A BARGAINMy
Ripty, W. Va- B-tJn Chamberused j i dealers for aid and credit as we do :' :
other .P {
anything children : not know you. V1U
lain's Cough; Remedy for my satisfac- SO-acre farm all under fence; I. '' .

and it has always f ve Contains good no opi-i "o.' 1 land; good buildings: good waIter Eczema, Tetter and Salt Rheum''i i'For : t
tion." This remedy and may be given ; 50 acres under cultivation; 30 I The intense itching characteristic :
um or other narcotic child as to an acres in pine timber; 1-3 mile from of these ailments is almost instantly i! OcIF.!
confidently to f I ( I
as all druggists x Jacksonville and Tampa North- allayed by Chamberlain's Salve. |I Iseverf '
artnlt For sale by new > cases have been cured by it. :
from Fbral I ern railroad. For particulars apply For sale by all druggists. xBanner .i.ic
., Mr. Bert Pearson is up witb his parents to t B. S. Quarterman, Fairfield, Marion ;.............+..... .0..N+.................... .... ..................... ...
City to spend Christmas I ounty Fla. 12-20-lni.:? ads pay.




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And He II'be his portion't- I

I to roam
the more uert oua you< .....n\\e.!:; roe himself. death, but 'noB be dr1v"Tlere
nen'ous"ou are after
he had learned who was his master 1 fO many standards, whether the standard I He" in perfect misery: ...Lrutd, ied: beside i I
groaned .. borne
be inches or feet or miles. Miss get ; .., ,.." ; en from ff
and obeyed him accordingly.It j jI "Ohoho! That I should haw seen the< "' .'" with a sob, :\oaawered slain by

. was a five mile ride mostly under Mattte's events had been measured in : day when I was afro!,1 to ask anybnd w:.-,-: him, asked itself, I A hated heretic-even

the shade of fine old trees. The road I hundredths of an Inch and it took a I II II anything: What's come over me any ....... teen his .question,, although! some!

II wound around the bilk; here and there good many of them to cover so small country I believe. .. ".1.-' \: :'2d 1. e.f,
I how? It's this darn 11'I'I -
. fQ Kedaaunaers \ a break In the arboreal border showed an action as a successful picnic on a 'Talu't uie." Then he stoppc EV,1 U'lt knoW i.: cc"l he s ]Peoples differ in this; Heathen neverSomfjews

.. I I Ii views of rolling country, well shaped I beautiful night. Her eyes were humid -I short "What you saving Iced?" he t''1 i'l h:; &r11s, tlS swore anti I

i and pleasing, winding up grassy slope:' I ; h r mouth smiled and drooped at I queried. ""'hy.dOD't iou-'n up H!;e .....i'.h"..... dead G",1 and all in t't' I and ChrIstians do, and
I Of most the corners alternately lied felt her thanked I .
In groves of verdure. course I it: had a fuunj .! and I ;
? The
;; of the freshness of leaf wa past yet I I j happiness with a keen sympathy, and a side man struck him, and he laughed hall! gai::e i rcatb.: came t:1cJ,: I this the result: e" discardthat

the a silverysheen as he locked at her. suddenly 1 she us nattra .. t this..som
Illl.cestraJ green pave enjoy 4 JewS
HENRY WALLACE PIlLLlPS.I forlornly and half in thoio.igii : ':3 om e phi
I to the landscape that brought it changed in his eyes Just what the suddenly sobered down dread brink
ment. lIe ,
Into unity. difference was he could not have told said he pit-i : There is but one ,JOB
.f "She's worth it anyway: I heresy!
Clp.rtght.l, \fcClurc.l'hllH1 One member of the felt thai llt t.1
CUIDllau party "She's the best there i*. auJ I yus cult **'

his heart was very full as he looked ai A sudden access of feeling, undefin- feel kind of leery o." the o-itco-ne. enOl:';:;, .o kill a hundred menright : .1 mon Heathen tribe. But hear flit

it TbatHoIS l ttis. "Blast the old able uuplaceable, but strong; possessed Well now I gue: s I won't say anything (Iff:' obey' In any
him. There is a critical temperature WIldly to tumult
officehe: kept saying to himself till there's a downright good Miss Mattie started Christianscreedsnew

"1.last its six dingy windows and the in the life of a man, whenno I didn't savvy this kind stopped. "Xot here, \'r'C1-fll gin Among thinking
(Continued from Last Week.) chance. I see then
, clock at tie end: Doesn't this look amount of pressure can ever make of business like I thought I di:!. the b'luse," she sa id. 1 and adult. .
gld and doesn't it smell good, dust the more expansive emotions assume 'Twouldn't be no kind of manners to "Yo:1'II take it O N right here ,

and all?" and then he'd howl at the the calmer form of friendship. There 'I'd Pkt. "and I'll burn is be so
CHAPTER VIII. step up to a lady and shout. now." aid Red, HUM cannot plated
hordes in sheer exuberance of good was something in Miss: Mattie's eye feI'.u.vc! rather have forty ". ra.
if I (1 be
work on the mill was push- to have you marry me you on the spot. which bad warmed Red that degree That
the mild old brutes to that :
and feeling, making the time:' That don't go no I1on'than around than U- .,., 1
In of the usual
spite got ......
but he didn't know it. He only I -decree. !?
lIrE of unforeseen II put a better foot of It to the front. a Chinaman on roller skates= : '. if This is no child's t abated
delays wit if
Red cantered beside his wagon. knew that he wanted to sit rather unnecessarily little what the old! la& philosophy cannot
up Red. but It's a d-n -rue
ready for business by the Your work good. I dm't care a any holy
""Well IA tlis," he said "here we gn close he'idher, and that In Them two left feel tbother' thinks." Or steered, or bridled:5y:
latter part of September. The official lumpy nest door
for the opening overture with the full he would be sorry when it came timeto off her Wilier
in place .
You're good your
Maine see.In
opening was set for the 27th Mls.s you. Miss
strength of the we're great go home. And he was very silent. around!! confusedA vanguard must be
company fence secon-i the
build a
JLittie's birthday, and the village of but you'd better skirt and stood a civilization
During the drive back to the house hou:;::.
this ain't ? And the the -
day we
to fore'ferPhilosophic
people d the luck! Smothera took fight true,
Fairfield was invited to a picnic to r the place, -u dainty. She thinking,
big smiled like a pleased big boy. he spoke In monosyllables; he wentstraight grevaotnd.
man she likes me, all as a
be held at the mill in honor of the oc- tion! I running as lIthely
"Oh, what a bully old fellow to the barn with Lettis after that- la admiration. free.
you It to more'n said Rel
casion. It Is needless to say that the but when comes -Dv jingo!
!" Lettis he looked at ward, and made no attempt to take for woman
are thought as it I'll have to wait : bring another:
Fairfield Strawboard Manufacturing oh, blast just "Lets see you newcreed
him. Lettis was thinking of other the usual frank and hearty good night old though. it converts to some
chaI1l'ow! come, that! .\Lad
company did the thing up in shape. a real good that can run like
than flesh but the physical kiss. and piled' '' ; old
qualities 'taad ,
Wagons loaded with straw and drawn memo get four feet on the ground He gatheredoac or
Red Saunders on horseback was deserving "You're as glum as an o 'ster!"' said it till I and approves no
Take heap.
by four horse teams went the rounds don't roll your eyes. easy on the dress firing the Or further goes _
of glance:; from anybody; the Lettis, when they reached their quar his entsgoafc-- "*
of the village collecting the guests. It the chance comes"Little Then he turned to creed at all, /
massive figure so well poIsed the clear ters. ""'hat's the matter old man?" Cut I
; coining eh?
.. Is doubtful if Fairfield was ever more he knt'the chance was "Poor old boy! lIlnllucA. better so to think, and be-
cut proud profile; the shapely head "I don't know Let; I feel kind of moment. He him decent ':till; 'twere
surprised than at the realization of up the street at that hid to uo it." be said and gave
with its crown of red gold hair; the quiet somehow. out into the of the garden -' so bold
how much there was of her, using the only saw Miss: Mattie: step interment at the end and

pronoun out of respect to the majority, easy grace of him by virtue of his "Sick? Or something go wrong?" bed lf flowers her face looking unusually washed his bands carefully 1-.:!J To"enture exploring. pioneer
it would be remarkable "No nothing of the kind. It's just f
strength- a ; under the call
and youthful pleasantcrduties.
"when SIlO was' bunched, as Red said. pretty into the house on
crowd In which Chanta Seechee Red sort of an attack of stillness but I hat and start to reduce the went the way that leads i
You would not have believed that big straw For light upon ,

struggling, lonesome looking place held couldn't pass for a man. He was every feel durn cood. weeds; to order. She glanced aroundas "J'!. ask her now, by the great hornspoon" from the thrall ,

inch of that from the ground up. Lettis laughed. "If it wasn't you. in search of some one, and hear
though God
so many people. As Red cuuhIllisco\-! said he valiantly.Miss Of -Of All-wise ,
tottis had come to bow down to him Red, I'd say you were in love," he Red felt Intuitively that the one was stateof
er no means In the town's resources to Mattie was in a curious .
in adoration, with all an affectionate said.It: the call!
provide a meal for 300 people, It was himself."Here's. mind. There was an after effect I
necessarily a basket party, which boy's worship. To those eyes IU-d was well the barn was dark, or he where I ought to act as if 1 the fright which made her tremble DAN HAMILTON 1I.UXl\ CUTT.

;. struck Mr. Saunders as being grievously was just right in every particular; would have seen a change wonderfulto wore long pants," said he. ow.what's from and a remembrance of Cousin '

' likewise to Miss Mattie, who even behold come over the expuncher'sface. to hinder me from going out tremble
"Swede IIo made
" like treat up Wis. actions which made I
barrels now was filling her eyes with him "The lad has hit it," be said there and get a-talking?" And then him (
for It In a measure by having When sbealU 'llm'l ThiEATn
from behind the of broad to himself in astonishment aloud he more yet.
vantage a
; he sat down hastily, more disgustedthan .
of lemonade and cider on tap at the she started to !! '. although now
brimmed straw hat. grunted "hunh" scornfully and the air wita jug : I
barred and emote
grounds, stronger beverages being ever beyond reproach hut her kneesdeserted ..
clothed J
At last the whole disembarked aroused himself for
party an unnecessaryjoke his fist. "You'd think the nicest quietest
and by hiring; a quartet string her. and she was forced to
at the flat before the mill and made or two. woman that ever Itwas a wild
clear} from town"f back in her chair. Red came inwhistling -
for the official starting of the Miss Mattie bad noticed the "attack sir sink
- At half past 2 on a resplendent but ready beast the way I act; yes, you vainglorious man:
machinery. The big doors were thrown of stillness" and Immediately tried to would!" ; blithely, i
hot September afternoon the caravan bythe
open so that the company could see fasten the blame upon herself What Meantime the chance drew nearer.It lIe bad his suspicions
started for the mill grounds, the women Miss Mattie had :
' within while resting outside in the had she done? She couldn't recall looking Peculiar! fervor i i Gold Storag
not pleasant oppor-
dressed in the most unplcnlcky costumes was his hands. I 1
Imaginable, and the men ostentatiously shade and under the cooling: influence anything. !She: remembered she had tunity. Its eyes, full of dread and shown In "regard to he "I'm tired of living I

I of what breeze there was. The mill said something about the way his hair dreadfnl.: peeped cut from beneath a "Mattie. quoth
at ease in their store clothes. I in the barn. I want a I ,
was officially started. Red climbed looked with the moon shining on It. out
Every one was In the best of spirits, "
the bank to the flume and raised thegate. Perhaps he had taken offense at that. respectable house: of ciy own. I
!keen for the excitement and pleasure
mark the occasion. The crowd cheered as the imprisoned The remark was entirely complimentary "Y,-s, "'ill." replied Miss Mattie, astonished We desire to announce that our I
that sure
waters leaped to freedom but sometimes people are touchy that! he should choose such a
lied rode old Buckskin, who hadjraccuinbed old Storage Department for the curing -
with a hollow roar, raising In pitch as about such things. Still, that was not ubject at such a tiise."Yes .
to the Inevitable and only of meat is now open.
lira penstock: filled and the wheels began the least like Cousin Will. She must ," he continued, "and I watt ::
Damped around a little, as Red put to go round. !Speech was called have said or done something though wife too You often said you'd I ii Heto We are the COLD STORAGE PIQ-

It lively, on "jumping being mounted.around It but was perhapsMr. pretty for, and the vigorously: protesting Red What could it be? Oh, what a pitiful 1' I :::::E ::::: do something for me, Mattie. Suppose IEERS OF FLORIDA, have given the

was forced to the front by his former memory that could not recollect an In II I, I you take the job?" [:uring of meat the closest study for
satisfactionIn .i
Saunders found some
1 1- jury done to one's test friend: She How much of glancing! at a thing In
sitting perfectly at his ease smoking friends, DnHlt and Lettis. Thus ml I d-I ears, and our uniform past good ser-
Red made tossed and wondered over It for a ne's mind as a beautiful Improbability
frayed by those trusted \\i -
his cigarette, while Back, jumped ice is the very best evidence of our
the befit of It long time before at length: she fell will ever make such a cold fact
and Fairfield admired.nJ., at any bility to serve you.
"Ladies and gentlemen, fellow citizens asleep. less I i'stonihins: ? Miss Mattie eyed
rate Buck had legs of Iron and the We therefore READY.
wind of a locomotive, carrying Red all ," said he, "the mill is now open Red also looked up at the roof and him with eyes that aw not Speech announce

day and willing to kick at anything to all comers. We hope to make this took account of stock. Ills face was I II wa stricken frora her. We want you to aprjciajte ,,that it

which bothered him when night came. thing a SUCCVSK. We hope to see every radiant In the dark. "If I could only Iced caught frih He spring forward ]leans superior equipment, Including

lie was a splendid beast through and horny handed hump backed farmer In pull that oft!" he thought. "I must I IiiwnluI and took her hang "Couldn't t:uplicate machinery case of acci-

the country rosin the soles of his moccasins seem an awful rough cuss to her, you do it Mattie said he. TIircwas ',
through from forelock to tail tip, butFerrVa (: and skilled assistants to do the
and shove his plow through though. All right for a cousin, but a world of pleading! in the tone
ork in the best
possible manner.In .
twice as nracti ground as be ever did It's[ different when yon come to the r I Miss Mattie l looked up her own honest

i before and if he comes here with hU other proposition. My Jimmy! I'll self All the little feminine shrink-: this connection we cannot ..top

plunder well give him a square shake. take a chance hi the morning and find I tugs left her Iinm,;(!Iately. ;rongly: urge upon our friends to te, (e.

I Well pay him as much as we dast out anyhow! said he. and eased in ;) I "Ah, but I could Will1.:" she said. leir meat where they KNOW It will ,

I and not let him in on the ground floor, mind by the decision of action, he too 1 Iff jL) .1 Lettis came up on the stoop unheard. ave the proper attention. It Is no

fSCRIVTIYE PRICF. f 1 so he can crawl out through the coal shook hands with .Morpheiw and war } I, He stopped, then gingerly: turned and UESS WORK for you to let us serveu

hole, as is sometimes done. Now, everybody presently dreaming.It I made his way back on tiptoe, holding ," ) again.To .

run away and have u good had never occurred to Red Saunders his arms like wings.

time, for I don't like to talk this yappi that he was afraid of anybody. "Well, by George!! he murmured."I'll those storing meat for the first

Seeds v gf.i? any more than you like to hear itKola Ie[ even chuckled when he got Letds come back in a little while! when 1,time, we would refer to our friends-

the tot known are :.nr 1 : : gees: By-by! 1 are so well
the most reliable see is.'T7-. cue the next morning. Then he f 1 it He to
spoke lied in
I itisGed
It was a successful picnic. strong reproachthat with our
)very pac ka ehs 1 ehn li'ihi: r ;.tt very past faithful serice. -
of a house\vho i; lmsi!.<.*.> v. ,tart:a.-.u ..u They spent the afternoon in wanderIn strode briskly into the house his quos night in the barn. 'You never .
highest In lle trade. tion on his lips in a plump out and out told
? around in the usual picnic fashion, She glanced around as thotujhirAstarers me a word you old sinner:" said Please note
Fcrrj'i 190H rk,d Annual w Jll br TnWn l I'ii.1. form. he. that our smokehousesill
to all applicants, ru'iu-ii co. 1 ui .. ....1 yen developing appetites, until it occurredto of some one.
ranntsand tall iltT* ripu.: .. p? i1.0 .r?ta.. Miss Mattie looked at him with her "Tell you the honest \\ be in operation, anS e will also
'. ,' Red to liven the performance by truth. Let. replied -
for lilanlintr ovrr vir.' < d brush of matted hair. A tough, ropy
flower ixtji. InvaT4&Lb l IJR. !.. rMclYER low smile. "What Is It?" she asked. i Red earnestly, looking be ready to smoke the mljt for thosei
showing them the art of roping as : foam hung from its mouth. If vou up from .,
D. M. FERRY A. CO., C(;.:w.t, AU.t.. practiced upon an old cow found in Red swallowed his question whole. put as much of that foam as 'ouldgo drawing off u boot "I didn't know it ; desiring. f"

the woods. As a :spectacle: it was a T-I wanted a little hot water to on the point of a pin In an open myself till you told me about it" Soliciting your future patronage, we
a.nd UACKAlrPtoJi said he. Then a fury
shave with
failure. The combined efforts of all I cut you would have an end that yom They talked it all over a long time beg to remain,
took hold of him. "What the de'Uam before
the hooting small boys could not make worst enemy would shudder at for blowing out the light !but then:
I lying like this for? he thought.He the little window shut Your friends,
that cow run. She even stretched her this was the most horrifying of dangerous Its bright eye,
exhorted himself to go on and say and the
**-.! \* <'&Mi*> aiJ'< neck toward Red as though saying: like but anImals-a mad dog! Poor only; life the midnight stars I LORIDA PACKING & 1CEE'
what he had to say a man, saw in Fairfield
"Hurry up with your foolishness. I brute! As he came shambling down was Miss: Mattie! her
refused to do SIMON sec
the other Red Saunders elbow BENJAMIN
have a cud to chew and can't stand the road he was the grisly mask ol on the casement, looking far, .....
anything of the sort lIe took the cup far out into
FUNERALDIRECTORS. here idle all day." So Red gollopedby tragedy.It the tranQuil night and HERMAN BENJAMIN, Mgr
and fled
of hot water most abjectly thinking
and threw the noose over her headas from the house. He had to shave was near noon, intensely hot an<: mistily. The usual prices will prevail.In .

an exhibition of how the things the street of Fairfield was desertedNo THE EXD.
then, and in his hurry and Indignationhe making your shipments be
done rather than how it ought to be one saw the dog and if his occa, care-
turned the operation Into a clinic. I ru1 to mark plainly
done. Nevertheless picnic parties are Eional rattling, strangling howl reached ODE TO ,
-1- 'Oh, Jimmy, look at that! he cried as INTELLECT
not hypercritical In the mattl'r.of. any ears they were dead to its
H\v. H full stock of Coflius Caskets the razor opened up another part of
and Burial Outfits. pt'eial'givel1 to amusement, and the feat received the subject "There's a slit an Inch meaning. He was unheeded until he -

Burial services. three encores. The last time he missedhis long! If I keep on at this gait Iwon't lurched through the gate which Let Written for the Ocala Banner)

cast through overconfidence, whereat tis had left open, as usual and spinnlng Time is but a brief
to pood oasis
have face enough
say lying Aale
Embalming to Order where
the old cow tossed her head and tail! morning, let alone what I want tb around in a circle, gave voice to Divides the vast desert of Eternity I ( no Mistake

in the air and tore off' at an elephantine do. What ails me? What alls: me? his cry. And life a sojourn, each ,

gallop, with a bawl that sounded Why should I be scart of the nicest It brought Miss Mattie to her feel ted share man's allot- Several shipments from our
to Red mightily like derision. all in an unknown terror; It brought! lie ;
woman God ever built? Now, by Not his friends
T rLG"HAII "Durnwl If she ain't laughing me:" the Mormon gods. I'll post right Into from the barn In a full cognizancehe prenatal choice of quality, intended Jor us have

he cried. But as a matter of fact It the house and say my little say assoon had heard that sound before when Nor his to choose too date, place or I ,failed to reach usllcause

was a hornet and its unmistakablesting as these cuts stop bleeding!" a mad coyote landed a cabin full of quantity; I they

r D ; that Injected this activity into Cobwebs stopped the cuts, and other fairly strong nerved cowmen and set Not his at all, but his were marked wrong. _
bKt.tYl0I0wY her Saunters hem screeching like hysterical wom- opportunity. )!
CURE I system.It cobwebs stopped Red Be careful
'O* E all to Miss Mattie 250 en before a chance shot ended him. The i to mark plat'itly
U tpW was very pleasant of the Chanta Seechee portal gate is Birth ,
SALTSICKIN CATlltPIKVIN IT tnI tOW R as one's first picnic in many years pounds of the very finest bono and Red saw the brute Jump toward Death; and the exit j .Our correct address
BYTES Miss Mattie. Instinctively his hand I II ,
F >- should be. She enjoyed the crisp green clE.nd the cobwebs held him, I
of t1A YEARS XTO ec THE BEST Hto'cmf' on im mu Arrivals
MARKET FOB DISEASE U STOCK, OF ALL RidOSBESTORIS sod the great trees standing around. foaming and boiling with rage and flew to his hip and Instantly he remembered bring never a thought from Florida
AWtlTE AND(1ALTNAE MAKES thSH ItlUItt VNJOWlftTllCHHAN without Packing a lee CO.
IS NOT A rCOO BUT fviav; A STOCK nfClkE > parklike. with the sunlight falling between disgust, calling himself all the yaller there was nothing there. I
GIVE IT A T8IAI AND>AVt fOUB ANIMALS. Then with great, uneven leap he Xo more inborn is
f I. their shade like brilliant tatters pups he could think of, but staying Hope or Fear OCALA
[.. wit)
oJ' ; PtA FAtTURrD BY of cloth of gold, while from the strictly within the safe limits of the sprang forward. "Keep: your handsup first breath: I. .

ACKIRMAH& SnVIART.PAt: I near distance came the tiny shouting I ham. It was n revelation to the big Mattie, and don't move!" he And all this of Past I .
1\ I screamed. "Let him and Future
I the
of cool waters. They had a camp fire man, and not a pleasant one. How : heard about

.. i at night making the moonlight still was he to know that the most salient For God's sake, don't mover'! Between Portal I TH [
, She turned her white face and Exdt P POULTRY
: more mysterious and remote by contrast point of his apparent cowardice was doubt I

j. ;l Jerry Burnett The quartet of strings playedfor nothing less worthy than respect for his and through the dimness of sight Lives

1It'T':. the ears of those who cared to the woman's security? That if he from: his straining efforts he saw her and ends alike with those bY FOR SALE

r., ;) k' listen and for the legs of those who would stop swearing long snouuh toget try: to smile as she obeyed him to the whom 'tis ta.ught.Civilized I

: : chose to take chances on tripping their at the springs of his action he letter, and without a sound. "Oh Rhode Island Reds if.

, Merchant light fantastic toes over tree roots lathe would find that he hesitated becausethe brave girl!" be thought and threw the mankind doth foster Barred Rock

heathen .
behind him
desperately.At -
grass.: new lldit on the matter made huge ways Black '

Red loved music and he loved the shadows of the slips in the career ofa twenty feet distance he dove likea Perhaps 'tis Cockrells 81 to 1\li a
base runner, and his hands nature-and 'twere $3 Each.
Tailoring. night The poetic side of his memories stroim. lawless' untrained but sore'; closed tare indeed cul
swing ? no knew nothing! of around the dog's neck. Over they Also a few Plymouth
of watching the Dipper ; tempted man Could lift Rock Hens $1each
a ,
Ocala, Florida. around Polaris while he sung the cows the sort, and the fuunit'!'t of oo-nt-li- went with the shock of the on et. aId; man above his: natural l ; and

Finest Imported and to sleep came back to him. In his took place in the barn. lie would before they were still the hands bad maze. Eggs for hatching 'after

Domestic Cloths. ; mind he saw the vast prairie roll on to I reach the sensible stage. 'Ph: All!! finished their work. A clutch, and a The child, at unfair age, taught his I February 1, $2 per setting
and it
was done. father's
iuilulty, saw the mountains stand out foolishness! Go? Of course he'd _o. snap creed,

Cutting a Specialty a world of white peak, rising from asea I and this wry minute and have the The dog lay quivering. Red rose to Believes henceforth it ENTERPRISE POUT
Fits Guaranteed. I bad." He his knees, wondering at the hummui" is his GOd. TRY YflRDS
of darkness. Again h? heard the thing done: with, good or rendered need-

plaintive shrilling of an Indian whistleor was quite amused at his former con in his head. Ills wits came back to And good MRS W. M. \
or bad OCKLEY
HANDY MOTH PAPER the song of the lad down creek, duct until he reached the door; thenhe'd him sharply. from grows the weed *

made tuneful by the charm of distance. skip nimbly back again, with a I "Did he bite you, Mattie he cried. planted seed.hristiaas I Lowell, Fla.
A moth destroyer and disinfectant II I
nut she had
witchIng already canght his
that somebody was -
hot feeling i
Placed under carpets, or In the fold! :
of furs and clothing It drives awaj "Having a good time, Mattie he him, although a careful Inspection and was looking at them with a savage Jews, Heathens-they loho Whit & Co.

moth and worry. Twelve sheets in a asked, with a smile. through the crack of the door revealedno eagerness one would not have believed all one in this are LoU1SYlLlE. KY.
packet carriage prepaid 10 cents;; to be In her. Whatsoever iliabUIbe4l8ar
"The best I had. Will." she answered one. creed by
eli ever
packets 50 cents if druggist does heritage art
not have it. smiling back unsteadily. Red discovered another thing that There Is no mark, she said sud- come, hath 4Tsar.st.,... ro"t..

Madigan Powder Works, Selection SOS I Poor lady! The size of an occasion Is I afternoon, which was that the more denly weak "He didn't touch you?' chat creed the child FURS tind

CkrkrvUU, Iowa. must
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(Editorial by the late Col C. P. Rreekiugridhr". m Lexington Ht-iaM, De- road t I
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0'. Tuesday morning before drrn are not taught that around them I Ida.

);r cJr-'tmas we desire to avow publicly are indeed higher, purer, nobler! pow- J
?' and ers guiding, guarding, protecting, lov- pear to !j
r to put on permanent record our
t.i. ing; that they are not surrounded! by court: j I
., unimpaired faith in Santa Claus, in
guardian angels from whose !love they pending i Ii :
thef fairies and the brownies, and we can never be separated and whose !
,1 are! sorry there are no mermaids at eyes always watch them. The beliefin Western .
the reservoir and no wood nymphs in this unseen but ceaseles guardian ation I I

the bluegrass pastures one of our ship; In the reality of this higher and Florida, ;
r grievances against those who intro- sleepless power is of incalculable val cers of I I f fi

, duc d the production of tobacco in ue. And the belief in Santa Claus i I (

' t this exquisite section of Kentucky is and his companion fairies and serving that !' I :
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r: tha they are responsible for the de- brownies is only the natural unconscious is a I I I :
f. stn t n of our unequalled woodlands instinctive aspiration of cloud j I ) I i

t' .an ? consequent banishment of the human soul for companionshipwith It is ) !

v P 'the to more favored sec- the purer and benign beings and ., !
|ts& past we had delightful whom it feels must exist. Silver i i ,
Srrestondence with residents of Nod And why: do we honor Christmas?
1'ow'11n Dreamland, and in our home Why make it a holiday Why seek to laws' of I I Iis I i I

these 'letters, written in a beautiful make it joyful-a season of joy and i i

.handwriting... postmarked with the great love? It is because the world the ( !'
stamp: of that country and deliveredIn accepts the profound truth that an unseen fifth i i

ways never fully revealed, were of and risen Christ does live; livesin rion i
untold delight;' and no member of the the highest sense of "live;" livesto Monday j

" family enjoyed them more than the work to love, to guard. And so. i I 1
writer He is sorry that there are not during this festive season, the children at the i
children with whom at this Christ- talk of the unseen Santa Claus: to :

, mas, he could Tend, comment upon and let no one dare to tear from them the plaint I
enjoy similar letters. And why not sweet delusion, the delicious compan- further j i -

I iI.-; believe in Santa: Claus, the fairies and ionship. He who destroys a faith ; I

:T"I, 'the brownies? Are only the visible to giving nothing in its stead, is an en- secutive I j I ;
' "be regarded as in existence; ai<> there emy to the human soul. It can harmno I
1tf no unseen. realities? The wry heavens child to feel that he is the special : I! i "

L. are peopled with glorious friends. object, of the love the kindly care, January
r.-t. In that little mountain where the prophet the generous thoughtfulness of this At I
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:: bad found refuge when the ene- unseen and miraculous Santa Claus; I ;
my surrounded it,.and his servant in that he-child as he is-is yet beloved -

his frig! y declared all was lost, there for himself, by this friend of all
was sVost around about him, for children For one. we hold him an

..- when Wis.. eyes were opened "behold! enemy of all children who dares to
In the I
the mountain was full of horses and undermine their faith in the reality of 1
riots of fire around about Elisha." that unseen world, which is the real cial

.? would not be any loss of time'this world. And we will send. this issue
morning if the incredulous would of the Herald to Santa Claus with the Alma

I v brush the dust off their unused Bi- earnest entreaty that he bring ashes r

#\1es, taking them out of the places and switches to all who dare to mock for
there they have been so carefully his kindly generosity and doubt his It is

- put, and read this account of Elisha reality, and to fill with full and generous herein i i'
and his practical and incredulous servant measure the stockings of the be and }

To save them the trouble of children who believe in him and the pear to ,:

using a concordance we suggest they hearts of those who represent him on cause '

will. 'find this account( in the II. Kings, earth with love and delight at this ; day of In."I
1:1318. and while they have the Bible joyous season. It is ,

In their hands we recommend that And may we not appeal to all our this ,!j
for four !,
they-, turn.. over to Hebrews and read readers to be Santa Claus to those Ocala ,
that wonderful recital by Paul of the who need his visitations; to bless
in said
worthies of whom the world was not themselves by seeing to it that every <
worth ad his exultant exclamation: home is visited by some benign and This *
11. ":'Whereftjs. seeing we also are compassed I generous Santa Claus? Infinite joy Clerk
sflliut with so great a cloudof may come from acting as Santa; no .

witne es," and then dare to deny I. pleasure can arise from deriding Santa L.
that 'this world has unseen realities; Claus. We believe in Christmas S.

that we are indeed limited to the physical j trees; we believe in hanging up stock- "

., senses, and there are about us I ings: we beileve in the surprise and
no other beings than those we can ,, joy at the visits of this friend of all
touch and handle and abuse, and, if children: and whoever is the enemy of ; !

need be cheat. Santa Cluuih our eu+'nty. and 'i* fit
t We pity the house where the chil- for treason, hlrateseiiN and poils" ::; i

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and our business is increasing at j I 11,>will vin : i I I

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might b r. glad to join u:?. f fCOMMERCIAL i hour h" ilor as> ( i, '

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Make yours into a passing shadow by taking a medici that sets directly: en pur vcmaary crgans, the !sOS i .

: l1tO crder of which: has caused: yctr w V manly troubles. The right remedy fcr ycu. when ycu have headachs, '
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j i backache nervous spells, dragging pains, !Irregular functions! etc.. Is i if jVI.RoseCo. ,

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; : 16 W. Forsyth Street.GIfATTAtiOOGA ]j

I Mrs. R. H. Lavsca cf Sprctt Ala,writes: I suffered: vlth female troubles fcr 12 years; tried 4 :! TENX ATLANTA, GA. 'i:

: doctors; they didno good: so I took Wine cf Cardul. have taken 18 bcttles, feel greatly relieved! asd am 'I f
,! Sh aaow 1 better than la 20 ye<:rs." Sold by all reliable:: druggists, in 5 1.00 bct !es. Try it II Order from nearest point "I; ;

q: / f / I PTTFD w"teto *yforfrte't'\' ()a'uabie: tpasi?i:1ustrateJBock for W"men. I* you need Me1kd! 11I
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_". ..,a" ) ",.rTT; '.GOVERNOR Ii.:. .... OF PROHIBITION-KANSAS. -ENDORSES ., fff"I""""4"". tf t'''''n''t''nn'''''''f'f f'''''' '''' 'ff'f'''''1''P''f'tf'f'1'' f'''''''' 'f''",,,ny, :: i

Topeka, Sept. 10, 1907. 0'i},

i. Mr. Edwin: '-Dinwiddie, Oklahom;a .. -.4 ii i .:si
City, Oklahoma: E .........................N.0 M -4 ,

I .I:'', My Dear Sir-I tare. been aw?; +......*................... .............t..............................-...... :. ...;...4.. .f 1,;

., from my office for.*a week or more, i i --4 :1

personally conducting an iroportan l .-.4' 'l'4 !
Investigation,of one of our state in >
\. sUtutions. This and other Pressing;1.0- i JAKie. r. -M

f official duties has compelled ine t( -- ABE + )<: ,
deny myself the great honor and l II G O
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pleasure which a participation in your IJI-- + -4 \
1 campaign for prohibition would have ,......, \. <-.
afforded me. For twenty-set years' --41 .1
Kansas has been fighting this battle -4 ,'
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air Tost alone. It has been a very unfair 'f --4 [ct
fight. We have been battling F ., 111 ..)Jf;'
i against great odds and the unlimited ..-'
t' .. money of the brewers and distillers t ,
r has been used against us with unstinted i\
: t '0'
t hand. Every technicality '
that could confuse the issue and delay : + jal' '
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: the enforcement of the law has .::.

., surrounding been appealed state to the has courts.been opposed Every E i You are respectfully invited to visit our store, and if you can't do i+ i
t.. to our policy and doing all it could tot '

f defeat Terse'circumstances It, but In spite our of all cause these has ad- == il that send us your order by mail. I It will receive our personal l attentlOn.j :i:

:, marched steadily on and today Kan-; : in stock.
.' sas is practically free from the curse E : Below we mention a few of the many articles we carry i ,

i,' of the open saloon, and I believe that >l: e
a H.,l. *there is nowhere on earth 1,600,000 c :. : .::.
people so free from the curse oft
( ; strong drink, and it is a pleasing fact i y ,
j v that not only has prohibition wrought. I r FRUITS I st'j
:? wonderfully for this state in its moral .
and intellectual uplift, but it has: ", 'A .-.
1 been of incalculable benefit to the I .
ttI;[ .4." state from a purely mercenary or financial T<37I

;;. standpoint. Our state is wonderfully Nuts Dates Raisins Currants Citron Lemon 3
; .: prosperous. .A poorhouse is a [ I Figs 1 F--
}? .. Joke In Kansas. The present per cap- ,
:! ita wealth piled up in our banks : *. rtjI \
iM':".. has amounts gained to 39,000 about In$100.population This in state the : I f and Orange Peel.f ?5

i" Jast year Other states are following .
l. the splendid example of Kansas, par *
tlcularly is this true in the south. Today
t: more than one-half of the entire .

territory of the United States Is under *
,; ". the dominion of prohibition thro' I IN PICKLES

.i local option and state law. The handwrIting .
it on the wall-the saloon .
must go. .Let Oklahoma march to the
:; music of advancing civilization. Its
people are too wise and progressive! ,, -- Mixed Dill
Sour Sweet Chowchow _
I believe, to link this splendid new C Chutney, Cljili Sauce J
state with: that debasing debauchingand ,
destructive ally of the devil, the

o t'I, saloon.Again that expressing I have not' been my profound able to participate regret .-I f Tartar Sauce, Mandalay Sauce j jI ji --

In your great campaign, I amt

..>.i?:"' E.Cordially W. HOCH: ;ours, Governor., I i Lilly i Hot, India Relish, Midget Pickles Olives in Bulk.> > /, I

U. S. Senator Carmack, of Tennessee, I -

Testifies. for Prohibition. : = 20 and 30 .,1b Buckets Mincemeat Condensed :
i : Ex-United States senator, Carmack. Mincemeat, Jars Mince 1s:

.. and testimony of Tennessee the value to the of gives prohibition evils this of the:Important saloon E.. meat, Cans also of Cranberry Sauce, Apple, Quince and Currant ::i.f l

"There Is not-a single reason, mor- f f Sweet Pickle
al, economical or otherwise, why the E Jelly, Peaches-
y; saloon should be permitted to exist II $ \

anywhere. It Is a public breeder of E I Evaporated Peaches Apples Prunes, Maple Sugar $
crime corruption and poverty. There Maple Syrup Shelled i -
: la not a commuuity that would not be .. i i'i
j richer in material wealth which E : Almonds Edam, Pineapple and all other kinds of cheese' i >

I c would not have cleaner government ... --

; without better cltlzem the saloon and than happier with it.homes From : i Peanut Butter, Deviled Crabs, Lobsters, etc. Plum Puddings, Fruit : }

the most materialistic standpoint it & Cake
::: and } i } \i.
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la a curse. We often hear the argu 2 5 pound packages. ?
ment that the abolition of the saloon G>- t i -
would injure the buusiness prosperiity t
of the community. What wealth lip- : -:
does It create? It can not be too often *
repeated that wealth is the prod Our famous Royal Scarlet Brand Canned Goods >
uct of the industry and intelligenceof of 'Fruit if
: _
man, and that the saloon is the destroyer :
of weallth. Es: i Vegetables and Fish, :: '

*It Is argued that even if saloonsbe --- .j .......
abolished it will not stop the drink- ..-- The very finest goods put up. ..
Ing of Intoxicants. While that is true. i : --
In a measure, it is no defense for the :::: Anchovies, Herring and Mackerel, Whole Wheat, Graham Rye ::
.... or Buckwheat
Young men do not learn to Flour .
drink out of a jug In a back alley. Nor -;---- i In fact we have a full and complete assortment of GROCERIES, and can give you what .-_....
does the sneaking bootlegger wield want. -.
the corrupt and pernicious influence 2

t f the open saloon. The saloon keeper E i Quality Governs the Price. *'*
would not go to the expense of pro- ,
'' riding costly furniture and luxurious .... ;.*4a *
surroundings If be could sell as much In comparing prices, bear in mind the quality, for a better grade of goods for the came th'u: *: 5rI
whiskey out of a jug over a rough ::: want your business. In return we guarantee full value for money is We .
plank bar. The experience of every money received, need and 'f: :

: banished community saloons In Tennessee Is an invincible which has arGument E A Full Stock Imported Goods ;' #v

1 In favor of Its abolition In oth- -

er communities. There is not a town __
which has rid Itself of the 'saloonsIn e, ,t).
.... .. --
which It could be restored by a vote -e.
of the people. Actual experience has e--
demonstrated in every case the folly Itil -, --
of every argument advanced by the aa'- Yours for and better
supporters. of the whiskey cause" more business. -" i 1


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