The Ocala banner
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00048734/00524
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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: March 5, 1909
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).
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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Resource Identifier: aleph - 002052272
oclc - 18660476
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Locl and Personal
The government building is now
Spwttig an some of its frills, and is
uamuming shapely proportions.

A aau was in town yesterday and
asked a representative of this n:p.er



Mr. I.ee Raysor. who has quit rail-
roading for the farm. as il town ys-
terday. and says that things on il:'
farm look mighty good to him. anl
expects to make all kind of I. i'es
on cabbage. "Conie seven. come (-)'\-
'en," will be more than duplicalt :.

'f this wasn't Georgia!" Don't Mr. R. D. Stokes, Mr. .1. IM. .unrot-
kbow wher e he had been. and one or two others from tihe With-
- lacoochee section, were in the c'ty
Mr. and Mr. Frank Dorsey and Monday. and were here principally to
baby of Ihnnellon are on a visit to attend a foreclosure sale of a h!jrs e
Mrs Ilor.-y'# parents. Mr. and Mrs. They say that the WVithlicarochl.-- rI-
H G Mclbavid, in this city. er is iower than it has t,,en to, ui ar- .
-- In so:me places it is easily fordable
Mr Walter Ray. phosphate miner.
lutber dealer and Ocaia property Mr. J. Q. Smith is again up front
owier. at. aniong o(m- :'rominet:' 'is- (' Cen- Hill. He says 'that the truck-
itors .)et. rday. er.; tiere, and there are any number
-- i0 I m. are in fine shape. They
Tth O. K G;rew -e I is getting a tood ha, been visited with good seasons
mawy Iouqueti from the truck grow- and the crops are looking well. Ev-
era who pMrchai~ml seeds of ihem. -',ryihing promises good results. The
They aenm o i a\- t, een all to thli outlook is all to the good.
-- Mr. \V. D. Cam, who had charge of
It take. hard work to build a city.- the .,iarion county exhibit at the
bWt wt. nmuit not boie n l disc(-olr.1ed. I'Tamna tair. has returned. He says
Re-w~nltwr that Rome ,:u- not lni!t that ihe fair was very good, but other
t a day. Some of th.- old c(ahedlrals thingp : h-ing equal the Marion county
wee thirteen hundred y 'ars in course fair .::.d it "faded." The coming win-
of ~rnntruntkon. ter Marion county is going to show
-- hthe peo! l of Florida what a real fair
r the. Ocalastidime it. It .bill be a revelation to all the
cbs-mist. is tpaek with us ;gain. He

has a dwelling and a nne laboratory
i the third ward. and is here to look
after them.

'Tncl.H Billy" Folks. one :,f Marion
totys nKpt .tsteenltnl citizens. was
a ritolr -yetrday. He w;t I roni the
ba (;rovet section. -. 'e r he
prachbl Sunday. ,He' spi'ahs a i::ood
wor. for our county.

The laughters of the ('onfederacy
are aSked by their historian-general
- o abolllh the custom of awardling
sa8al lprizes for historical essays.
pE larst ia rir went to Miss Christine
L"ryno of Minnesota.

(;M, Morton of \Villiston. a prom-
t,.nt citiz'rn of that place. was ,ook-
g afl-r SOi'"- hMsin''ss matters here
v+.ter.lay G1- is always ex-;end"ed a
cordial welcome to Gainesville.-
taoanwtile Stun.

Wt. un. rstanld that Mrs. Walker
5m,0p has Iirchased a very nand-
l otfromt Mr. Charles Peyser on
fot" King -.avenue and will erect
ther-It' a -..rv nice residence. Mr.
T Y C'ook has the contract.
,.r, C "C Rawls. Isaac Rawls
ad (. ( Rawls. .Ir.. were in town
Mda.d o a shopping and business
tour The W alr as progressive farm-
., cs .-Cantuoasnt. and it is a mighty
h, .cro year when their fields do
n., ,au m ith lenty-

I. ha -n reported to us that
Ithl.. are again at work in the cem-
.t -r'r o seery pretty flowers have
dteep up ald carried away. We
qt d they w ay be apprehended.
oP s wwho will steal flowers plant-
vor e y rae will do most anything
r n el

M1'. C .J. Jtwell was in to see us
a few- ta'ys ago, and he says that h-e
now has a barnyard full of chickens
that will be hard to beat anywhere
onil earth. They are the white Ply-
mouth Rocks, and easily secureld the
prize at our late county fair. Their
beauty, however, is only one of 'heir
good qualities. They have many oth-

Mr. R. P. Priest, one of our valued
subscribers of Morriston, was in to
see us yesterday. He says that things
are moving along smoothly and even-
ly in his neck of the woods. The far-
mers are busy either planting or pre-
paring to do so. He says that the
cold did his section ver:- little injury
as 'there v'as very little growing that
cou d '" .:,ji!, ld.

The :lob s or,'. A r .. (;oii!.,.
manager, \ -':. iiundaiy ;:
and robbti of a; large ai:* itit (.;
merchandise. ;h'- vdl]':' ;p)'xi::T .i
the sumn t; wo huWnidred ,l,,!l.rs. The,
robber's act- I \ilh., apparcn:t del;i., r:i
tion. selecting !t.e !es l i (:ias <- :I n!
tilling them wi i ih Ihe h finw': goo-,d ;'F
the store. It is certainly hoped tlih.i
the guilty parties will !i ;:pprol nd-
ed and summarily punished.

There wer' two sheriff's s;als ii.
front of the court house door .lon-
day. One was a horse levied ujipo
as the property of AW. M. Myers at
the foreclosure suit of .I. M. Muinroe.
The horse was sold for fifty dollars
and fifty cents. and was bought by
Mr. Chas. W. Smith. Bystanders
thought the horse sold for all he was

Every good citizen will obey the or-
dinances of the city in which he re-

... ...a f%= rL.IC no n'ra A

Admitted during February nine pa- ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
tients; discharged thre-* deaths, two,
Everybody should now join the
but both in dying condit.yon when ad-
; crninnqhi fr two. *TT f thp ver best

There are many way

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low"ws Im"fw bI 3

sot mom C,.?
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noftb"Bia &meay

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price s range from fifteen to fifty dol- v,-ih .::r ci .v Y. II n;; ,Iturin a;
lars. on;ic' fi n-'i u in!n.

The schi-ee will bear tlie clo):,'st

ilr. c. N. _th .
\lMr. (;. A. Cas b., ca:- emf O i'- n's n'i,!
ular :,> l i')-to-d:;i 1l g" ):>,s ini -chlin -'. is Iha ing r. v' :;-- .'v i :.
!i lipr'ovtin< nlis n .l.ai' 1) his tolr.,. l'l
storee ha.-: ee!, nt' ly pval.'r'd \.ith
t n'ractive white paper, which mitake,
Stho room much hlright'hr andd shmow:;
tit goods off 1o better ald\anta,',. A
lanrg, arch has also been ct ithron ilh!
the front and back store rooms. i;:an-

r. (" : s A o lias
-' : i'' i g < ';! ye,'ars in Cal-
t' ;;. i.- pai i this o)r,-,- 't pleasant vis-
S.'I' ny. I!c' is 'v'ry much in love
v!it hi n,. hom! : and(i says that as
:, tr;t-i' si:'; i is hardly to excel. That
.,i.;'. p. I:a)clih's, figs. olives, apricots
:,il all kinildr.d fruits thrive wonder-
f'ly \w'H! He says that he cannot see
:h clivt a:1nd 'ch irri .i wo-1ihl nol do
,..1! in Florida, ais the c(iinialtps :)f tht
w\\' s r.t s alre so nnear'!y siilal'arT. That
: ;.a live I er\ slhe'idl; its leaves in

ing the store twice the si;:e it fonrr r-' Ca !itoi nii anid is a v profit able
ly was. When complleted this will crop. .Mr. !r)own is lier, on account
he one of the prettiest of Ocala's p'rl't- c_;' tli: critical illness of his father.
ty stores. He 11 has rented one of the J. A. Pitt-!
:mian cottages, and will be heime at
Mr. Adrian P. Jordan. state pure least until the early summer. Mrs.
food inspector, is in the city and is Brown is with him.
stopping at the New Metropole. He --
is one of the most conscientious offi-I To find a woman-she lives in Tal-
cials. we dare say, that ever held ailahassee, according to the True Dem-
commission. His first 'tour of the ocrat-who is 116 years old. and at-
state is more educational than any- tributes her extraordinary longevity
thing else. He says that he nowhere simply to "hard living and the grace

- ic rsoual n-''imtmni seli(ces.

Mr.. S. Mayo. of the firm of Ron
a;dl Mayo. Reddick, was a prominent
visitor Saturday. The firm is plant-
ing about ::o;t acres in cantaloupes
and watermelons. Mr. Mayo said that
the cold of Friday did no damage
whatsoever, and that the truckers are,
)rophesying a good year this season
and good prices. He says that the
acreage will not be so large as in
former years. This paper hopes that
the most sanguine anticipations of
th g-rowers will be realized..

it is said that the Clyde Steamship
(',ipany intends to establish a boat
line from Baltimore to Jacksonville
in competition with the Merchant
and Miners' line between the two cit-
tes. This steamship competition in
freight rates, however, only puts the
interior at a disadvantage, because our
railway commission does not irmit
freight competition between railways,
if we are correctly informed. The
cheaper our seaport cities obtain
freights the harder it is for interior
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ms in which i ri v
e now mos valumht
ith loaN. We wil
Lervati v bOffW

Chaubliss 1.

gymnasum1111aSUU l~r 01 Vey OL -J o y
mitted. Patients now under treat- a ,. .t wl do y 2. the public, but the o
ment. nine, and a baby one week old. reasons: 1. t will do you gooerha i to help
The donation. for February were as We need the money. perhaps, is to help w
follows: I Let everybody understand: You meet the need h of con
Fo.:r pairs of pajamas from Mrs. can join the gymnasium ror one dol- Th Munr
F. A. Teague. lar per month, or ten dollars per year, IM unroll
Magazines from Mrs. C. W. Hunter. in advance If you like. For this dol-
Vegetables from Mrs. Stein. lar you certainly get your money's
Old sheets from Mrs. Teneyck. !worth. Any member will gladly show
Pillow from Mrs. Wallace. jyou around if you wish, to look over MEETING OF THE VETERANS
Vegetables, oranges, grapefruit and the rooms, also give any information
orange marmalade from Mrs. P. L. in regard to the management of the Notwithstanding the rain of Tues-
Durisoe. I a-sociation. (lay morning the usual number attend-
Bcx ot oranges, tangerines and I:um-I Following are the benefits to be de- ed the meeting of the Confederate
quats from MI,. E. S. Upham of South rived from the association: Three Veterans.
Lal:o Weir. fine shower baths, hot and cold water, Adjutant T. E. Williams was sick
Brterit.l!: and vegetables from separate dressing rooms, same priv- and was unable to attend and Major
Mrs. Sio;:;i. ilege in the public library as any T. D. Lancaster acted for him.-
Fish anin f.xine wheel chair by Mr. member of the library, and the use of Upon calling the roll 'the following
Smoak. the following apparatus: members were found to be present:
Puter:I.:lk train Mrs-. Pylos anl Hi Three dozen dumb bells, three siz- L. M. Graham, H. W. Long, W. LI. )it-
awatlla dairy. ;e;; three dozen indian clubs. three to. W. Kirkpatrick,.J. M. Martin, V.
('u1 flo5 from Mrs. Hcrhcb-t C'. sizes: three pairs boxing gloves, three M1. Seckinger, E. W. McDonald. .'. A.
.lolls :nid ,i t', ,st at the Metropo!l. sizes: one set fencing foils, three wall \\'isner. R. R. Carlton, B. H. Norris,
Bix (io (or.iries fr'om Mr. Howard ol !01 ,;;chines. one wrist machine, one me- R. A. Kelsey, .1. T. Lancaster. C. C.
Ocala stam; laundry. .ilicinal ball. 'three punching bags, six Stevens, .1. Livingsi.,n. Sr., Frank
:',al- 'khs 'r tro King's l)angh- lifting weights, from 10 to 10)0 pounds, larris.
ters. two dozen wands, one set horizontal A list of members who were in ar
I -want to ili;.nk C ie Ki 's D,,ugh- bars. (!!nI set parallel bars, two alrge roars, and whose names had for a:
ti-'r 1l r t;,e : ;'rotii;.t response with rumbling mats. one fine vaulting long tine appeared on the rolls in
i,;. i;ti;; for th.. little bay born norse. that shape, was read, but as it was
I 'Mer. TI l' i. Ms. !Ioss. \e should also remember that the stated that they had not been official-
rct,'r'ii7Z lha.nks, too, and 'the lnby I i:aseball club) is under the same mian- I. informed as to their indebtedness
ho\ is h.r tlenks. agement, and soon the boys will be- to the camp, the adjutant was in-
C(i;: '-ho lia:; O. Ste.tartt leaves us j gin to )practice, and of course we structed to officially notify each mem-
lths :r),;n:iul, fr"l the Soldlirs' IlHoe must have good baseball ber' of his standing on the books, and
i!t .Jaci. tonv:ilI. Following is a list of the board of if no attention was paid 'to the notl-
;:rt :-,;:i::I:. .) s .Iohnstonl. -'as directors and executive committee: ficalion to drop the names, as the
': :'**: h :pital ye:trlday Board of Directors same was entailing a hardship upon
'f n by Dr. Lindaner, from Mr.! Rev. (;eo H. Harrison. Dr. .. E. the others, as the camp was assessed
RoLb. Mlnro's place, shot 'through Chace. loyal E. Cole, E. C. Bennett, a per capiita tax according to member-
the side(i. M. .. Roess. Edward Holder,. Jake ship. and the same had to be forward-
SIPERINTENDENT. l:'own. T. T. Munroe. L. W. Duvil. C. ed to headquarters regardless of the
\A R F HS ntuer. (;eorge MacKay. D.. S. iSanlinig of individual members.
ASHER FRANK'S BIG SALE \\'oodrow, (;Geo. H. Ford. Dr. \V. H. colonel l J. M. Martin gave a -e:ry
Powers, Geo. K. Robinson, A. E. Ger- interesting personal memoir of the
Mr. Asher Frank, general manager ig, H. B. Clarkson. war. starting when he first began
of the Marion Realty Company, car- Executive Committee raising a company in the flatwoods.
ried out his plan of selling lots at 1 \W. Duval, president: E. C. Ben- when he witnessed a pugilistic duel
Odd Fellows' Heights yesterday after- nett, vice president: Royal E. Cole. between two of its citizens, strictly
noon precisely in accordance with the secretary: A. E. Gerig. treasurer; C. in line with the Marquis of Queens-
advertise(d program. Promptly at the W. Hunter, superintendent. t)''rry rules, nnd ending only with the
.our named the brass band was on The rooms are located ill)up stairs last shot that was fired. before the
t, streets, and free hacks carried over V. W. Clyatt's new building, op- fatal 9th of April at Appomattox tourt
the visitors to the Heights. Arriving lposite the Ocala Banner office. house, in 1S(;5.
thtre., more free lunches were distrib- Twenty-two new members were ad-. History is said to repeat itself, and
uted than the crowds could consume. ded the last week. making the total the charge of the Light Brigade at
There was nothing "short" about the number of members fifty-six. Balaclaver did not immortalize itself
spread either, as it was specially pre- Ev'ery 'evening there are from ten more gloriously than did certain mem-
pared by "Mine IHost" Maloney, of to twenty members in the rooms, enl- es of his regiment at Cold Harbor.
the Ocala Houe. oying themselves in variousways. he it obeyed an order which, to do
Odd Fellows' Heights overlooks Mr. Miller. the expert wrestler, is a o mOeant certain death, yet the alac-
()ala by several feet, alnd is Ieauti- imemIer, and will gladly give instruc- rjtv with which the order was obeyed
fully located, and is shaded by a .m- tions to anyone wishing to learn 'to stands out unpamrlleled in the annals
Ier of oak trees. Being high, it gets ox or. wrestle. Avnateur exhibitions (jf war.
th~ full Ibenefit of the breezes. in boxing and wrestling are givin There was no shirking, no protest.
Th- state Odd Fellows will soon quite often. no quaking, but every fourth man of
cr',ct a hall upon the property that Don't fail to ,ecome onel of us at he regiment went valiantly into the
is (stimIaled to cost several thousand n ROYAI. COIE. Sec. very jaws of death.t
dollars, and which will add material-
ly to the price of lots. THE WRECK STORE CLOSED "It was theirs not to reason why,
Mr. Frank succeeded in selling for- _It was th,,irs to do or die."
ty-two lots yesterday, which, as a, The Ocala W'reck Store is no m ()or('.
Not a maitn flinched: every one met
starter, he thinks is quite encourag- It closed its doors Saturday night as
ing. was stated in an aldvertisenent in this
,,i ing sto'". and sometime another Ten- t
It is the cheapest real estate prop- paper, and Mr. Joel packed up the and sometime another Ten-
osition that has probably ever been few goods that were not sold anill ariseto import thr
offered in Ocala. The proposition is shil)ped them back to .iacksonvillh. Iirosm in verse.
only one dollar down and a dollar a During his stay in Oc':' I!. At the next meeting Capt. V. L.
I):', ,' ill ei ter i' in the ('aml) with f
week until the lots are naid for The ,ood! tr:l,!e 2and is fairy w\!I! ;t .-a-, ii


Tuesday afterlnsm abM
o'clock a truiemeadot uapbl --e
heard in the vk-latty of the Male
ma hotel, which apparently ta L
very foundation. of the earth In lf
near vicinity.
It proved to prwowe-d from the s
and repair shop he pt by I) W G
win. between the Momtes mea m Ls
long's laundry
What caus.',I th.- xpklim I -ll
known, and forqtluaaly an o- wa
injure4l, although wvrMl p-- -
were in the hbop at ile ,Ie. #" lt
machine to which the bh r a a a
gine were attached was altin l
)letelIy dnemolis.d, a l well as ~
er piece of macbl~rry whrlWrk wy
close proximity
At the lime of tbe elpieg 0L-M
win. R. 1. Milthell. a w* ell
railway clerk, a man by the mao i a
Hlaylock and a small boy wro, o IM
shop. A piece o(f tho httr pM
only a few inch-es onvr M W.eb
head. The, hy oa. st..a41Ig II (*I
doorway anl a tkbwn ~ of i H Ief
the alleywa). vet1 all niarv*o-tly g
capped unhurt Th*- cornuemwsi -
so great that thf tarK ala wa-
and the glass in th,- 'ralowm **we
.hiverel, to atRni,
The ,xplo.-ion 'r*r ,| IIrset
sterlnartion. n.l it lhoh o s I#"
'he Nihiller Wer r,. l), r t 1tI
he hori's of -r4'- *t taf- hkd'-re ha
prematurely exphooo.-wi
The two nmatchlire', *l**.srlinl fet
(our hundr.,I .Ilt .i set f *i ,ka*tlfL
NS. insuranc-

Px -.%:i r -,. I I'. ft i S na Im t .
ing for \~W'-.' hiaKim I '|ti wherp 1be
will wit l.- there i tle4lin r.irisi Te
of Ith' io-,i ~ ir:e't oo f *'r*-|.|1 .-sm ** "a-
", far as e) : ":r he.- '' "
*'eala' oh. r'lp 1'4a at. i taft
,al|-r hops "a *! Ai' t h M
)-" 'f o ir :.:?I, *' K a -I aL' 4
it Kgos uithmist ayviia 'ha' he- *am
will lwi' don. lIhrin his stay i |lt
City N'.' \viii t I.- 1 1. 0 ,I#t f.r tl
Il'fore- his re-.ii r hhe will llt| M w
York. Italtlnior,- HIunmn. Philal vtIlleI
and all the east.rni markets

Oc'a'd -m '1- I h,.-.* 4 Ia 4 rCli e
for on,-le-gg*cd iio *. % fe-w *oy a
Mar-ihal H ill ha I -. rate. trllgl
n an effort to arrest on#. .d had 1
assistanee- he*sn upponua sely g
him he might harc- b .sn or o lle4 Ld
use violence TI'r was- w ill
er one t wforr Mayor lo elrt. M,
erday. lie was rbarged t1k lth m
Irunk and had to pay thk wr alo
ty. There were two Ib ohe
nates up before the *mayr










Lad ad

|a_ a mat hmahl.

M IUmk n t. Blv eOstM by pay-
mw 0 0a b ftre the above date.
Ib t Wat o bdtag a correct do
^af u ye r perty.i
lam Tax Collector.

r. J. MtIL 8am erldr
m a vtater to Oeal Tuesday.

M 0 lS ht Waister i around. Be
SyWr guard sar give him the recep-
IB tM t he .s--Ve.

T hbeteas m Not coslaining and
th rf rM dfw a good list of ar

MM. P. Geomat and children
w4t 9 to Mat Uoan Tuesday to
V* ftrMuin for a few days.

Mr. J. A .Cwrrth, who is with the
CUrey lavrMtmet Company at Lake
VWtr, speat a few eours in Ocala on

Mr. D. W. Timphais has gone to
itspy to spe a few days with
teids aad reatives.

Mr. Isaiah f et e of our
tal armr of the Candler
Ws a victor yeterda. *


Cat J. I. Marta and Mr. McGreg-
or Melata. after spednlag a few days
I Oemal o1 -lmm-. returned to their
ome yesterday afternoon.

Pos cards w oa sale at one cent
emO at Ptael's. x

Th saideeaddle has about fulfilled
as mmaias and so kger forms a part
f say up-todate livery stable. The
res-add le haa supplanted it.

Mrs. Arthur Clark of Jacksonville
IM i Ocala visiting her mother, Mrs.
A. Standley. She came Tuesday,
a d will remain for about ten days.

Several of Ocalas citizens are at
ti seat of government, having been
eaied there o account of opening
tah tw s for the lease of the convicts.

Mrs Otto Grothe. a former citizen,
is bark ao a visit. She will probably
emkr to get back her property which
has gotten in bad shape since she

Paf cards mow on sale at one cent
ch at Plshel'al x

Mr. C. A. Hughey, representing
Marx Bro Jamcsvllle, was inter-
viewig our merheats Saturday. He
tmoe a very bg bouquet in Ocala's
tp. and says that t is one of the nic-
Me toes ta storldaI

Mr. ad Mrs. H. C. Jones are very
h-y ever the arrival of a little son
i te their family. The little fellow
r er Saday night. We extend our
beMauy comgratulatlos to the happy

a-r4ay was the last day of the
bu tag seass. sad a number were
a the woods to eajoy the day's sport.
Te birds will now have a rest for a
omber of moaths.

Mr J. D. DWckaew of Jamesburg,
K. J. who has bees pending a part
of th winter in OaJla.'left yesterday
T Sroth Lake Weir. where he he
will speed some weeks.

Mr Joha T. lwis came in yester-
day from his tour of the convict
eomp. He was out for three weeks
imatautim usl'l and caught a severe
S14d He haax gone home to recuper-
S *..(.

The Metropole, under the mange-
meat of Mrs. Uddon, is scoring a very
fas reputation. The register shows
a nice list of arrivals, and many states
are represented.

Dr. W. D. Crum, collector of cus-
toms at Charleston, to relieve Presi-
dent Taft of all embarrassment, has
tendered his resignation. Crum is a
negro about whom a great deal has
been written.

So far the principal witness in the
Cooper trial has been the pistol with
the empty chambers picked up with-
in eight inches of dead Carmack's
right hand.-Pensacola Jomrnal.

If Maricn county does not have a
big corn yield this season it will be
no fault of Dr. Boozer. He is doing
all in his power to stimulate it. It
will come, too. If Washington coun-
ty can increase her yield 100 per cent.
surely Marion can do likewise.

Mr. J. B. Malloy. the vegetable
grower, was in the city Tuesday. He
was too modest to tell us the number
of acres he is planting this year, but
his neighbors say that he is not les-
sening his crop at all, and when the
crops are marketed that he will not
be very much behind the biggest

Mr. Joe White has bought the res-
idence of Mrs. C. R. Hendricks, No.
61 North Sanchez street, and will im-
mediately occupy the same. Mrs.
Hendricks, her son, E. V. Hendricks,
and her mother have gone to Mont-
gomery, Ala., where they will perma-
nently reside. Ocala regrets very
much to lose them.

Mr. C. Y. Miller of Leroy passed
through Ocala yesterday on his way
to New York, where he goes to buy

goods and consummate a
tate deal. We were- sorry

big real es-
that our du-

ties were such that we were denied
the pleasure of supping with him at
the Ocala House.

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Wilson of Dan-
bury, Conn., cousins of Capt. Geo. A.
Nash, are paying him a visit and are
guests of the Metropole. When they
leave Ocala they will go to Tampa,
and from Tampa will visit Cuba, re-
turning home via Key West and
Knight's Key. Mr. Wilson is a hat

"It never rains but it pours." This
old proverb is illustrated by the fact
that as soon as one picture show is
announced it is quickly followed by
another, and one of the Tampa fair
attractions is now domiciled in the
Wreck Store, and will open is mar-
vels to the public Saturday.

Mrs. Geo. R. McKean entertained
informally a small but congenial par-
ty at bridge Tuesday morning, in
compliment to her sister, Mrs. C. V.
Miller of Jacksonville, who is her
guest for a short stay. After a num-
ber of games had been played, most
tempting refreshments were served
by Mrs. McKean. Those enjoying
Mrs. McKean's charming hospitality
were the following ladies: Mrs. Hol-
der, Mrs. Rheinauer, Mrs. Otis Green,
Mrs. J. J. Gerig and Mrs. Looney.

FOR SALE-Velvet beans, at farm-
ers' prices, by F. W. Webber, Oak,
Pla. 2-26-3t.

Dr. R. R. Snowden is again at Los
Angeles, Cal. He says that it is as
nearly an earthly heaven as can be
found" on this mundane sphere. The
climate, he says, cannot possibly be
very much superior to that of Florida
but he thinks it has got the drop on
Florida just a little bit. He was in
Los Angeles nine years ago, since
which time he says that it has made
wonderful advancement. Dr. Sr;ow-
den is chemist for 'the Sparr Fruit
Company. He has also invented a

At Iw me tinlg of the city council spring door
IMt night It was ordered that the bank expects to

ad there PFterald Company be paid
it full. this imdebtedness amounting
to aeott T$7e.

Mr Wilbur (leveland, a student at
Rdltats Colkle. came home yester-
da,. to vIit his parents for a few
daysk H has rbem somewhat indis-
p- d and came home to recuperate.

Taresay the case of H. M. Sher-
ar vs. J W. Wilso was tried be-
am Judgi BeM. It was a case involv-
Ml the wrrrrhr p tf some blacksmith
tLa. ld was tted to a jury at-
o a very vtUlus kht.

th peat Jesa fora oe cent at
,M O x

f3 R P. OG wayb has re-
OM bonas mGeitrip into

stop which
put on the

he eventually
market, and

i thinks that it will be a financial suc-
icess, as it is a very useful device.

Two young white men got some-
what hilarious yesterday afternoon on
a bad brand of booze and ran amuck.
They pushed colored boys and women
off the sidewalks and got entirely too
familiar with several unoffending gen-
tlemen and proceeded to do all sorts
of antics, and when the officers of
the law got on their trail and finally
caught up with them the youdg fel-
lows tried to "do" them, but were
eventually overpowered and put in
the lock-up. After getting in there
they proceeded to rip up and destroy
the plumbing. They had a bad case
on hand, but the officers finally put
them in a cell where tBey could do
no harm. They will be before the


Wednesday afternoon Mrs. O. T.
Green was the happy hostess of the
Married Ladies 'Card Club.
Mrs. Green greeted her guests on
the front porch, and in a cozy corner
on the porch her sister, Mrs. S. P. Ea-
gleton, served most delicious punch.
Six tables had been placed in the
billiard room and on the porch, which
had been very tastily screened in with
evergreens and the beautiful dogwood
and for several hours many interest-
ing and exciting games of whist were
enjoyed by the guests.
The scores were kept on beautiful
little heart-shaped cards, which were
little March calendars, made by the
clever hostess.
Mrs. Green, assisted by her sister,
served delicious cream, cake, salted
almonds and coffee.
Mrs. R. L. Anderson won the high-
est number of points and was given
an exquisite hand-painted flower box.
Those who enjoyed this lovely
meeting of the card club with Mrs.
Green were: Mrs. W. V. Newsom,
Mrs. Edward Holder, Mrs. H. L. An-
derson, Mrs. George K. Robinson and
her sister, Mrs. Sayles of Boston, Mrs.
William Anderson, Mrs. Charles
Rheinauer, Mrs. D. C. Edwards, Mrs.
Albert Birdsey, Mrs. C. V. Miller, Mrs.
J. C. B. Koonce, Mrs. John D. Robert-
son, Mrs. G. T. Maughs, Mrs. George
MacKay, Mrs. Harvey Clark, Mrs. E.
M. Howard and her cousin, Mrs.
Truet of Illinois, Mrs. G. R. McKean,
Mrs. D. W. Davis, Mrs. M. C. Looney,
Mrs. J. K. Austin, Mrs. E. T. Helven-
ston, Misses Carrie Williams and An-
nie Atkinson.



Messrs. Alfred Beck and Emmett
Robinson formally assumed charge of
the Corner Drug Store Monday, Mr.
Beck being the manager in charge.
Ail yesterday afternoon the store pre-
sented a very pretty scene and the ta-
bles and counter were crowded with
persons enjoying the ice cream and
popular cold drinks. Mr. Beck is one
of our most popular young men and
under his management this establish-
ment promises to grow a more and
more popular rendezvous.

The readers of this paper will hIarn
with pleasure that Mrs. William B.
Pendleton is the proud mother of a
very fine boy. The little fellow came
to gladden the home of his parents
on February 25th. Mr. and Mrs. Pen-
dleton are now living in Savannah.
The little one has been christened
William Reardon Pendleton, the mid-
dle name being the name of his hon-
ored and distinguished grandfather,
who is remembered here with so
much love and veneration. This pa-
per hopes that the grandson will em-
ulate the illustrious virtues of his

President Roosevelt ought to visit
Blitchton. We know that he would
be delighted. It is a good country and
big game is there in abundance, and
there is nothing like race suicide
there either. Yesterday morning one
of its prominent citizens gave birth
to twins-two bouncing boys, and
eighteen months ago the same good
woman gave birth to two sweet girl
cherubs. Dr. Blftch says that the
whole community is in ecstacy, and
contend that Blitchton is the finest
spot, to be found anywhere.

A novel and thoroughly enjoyable
spend-the-day party was given on
Tuesday by Mrs. S. T. Sistrunk in
compliment to Miss Lirtie Mote Hans-
brough of Tampa, who is the guest of
her aunts, Mesdames Hocker, Mote
and Duval. Miss Hansbrough has
been the receipiont of a number of
social attentions during her visit here
)iul nore have been more thoroughly
enjoyed than Mrs. Sistrunk's party.

The Golden Acre Orange Grove, D.
S. Woodrow of Ocala, general mana-
ger. and C. F. Schneider in charge,
has this season 450 boxes of excellent
fruit shipped from the same. Besides
the orange grove. 50 acres have Leen
planted in the finest varieties of pe-
can trees.-Florida Fruit and Truck

Mr. Chas. V. Miller, who is now
prominently identified with the real
estate market of Jacksonville, and if
things turn out as are now so confi-
dently predicted, will become another
John Jacob Astor, was in Ocala over
Sunday with friends,

Mr. Monthooln Atkinson of Berlin,
Mr. J. S. Weathers of Leroy, Maj. J.
K. Priest of Anthony were some of



On Wednesday afternoon about 5:30

o'clock, Mr. McKenzie was fixing some
electrical work on a chandalier in the
Court Pharmacy, and while thus en-
gaged happened to a very serious ac-
cident. He was standing on the top
of a step ladder and naa one hand on
the steam pipe, and with the other
hand he touched a live wire, He
could neither turn loose nor speak,
and it was some time before anyone
Knew what the trouble was. He had
hicked the ladder from under him and
was hanging to the pipe and the chan-
dalier. When the electricity was
turned off he fell through one of the
beautiful plate glass show cases,
breaking the top of the case and the
two glass shelves into thousands of
Fortunately Mr. McKenzie was not
seriously injured. He received, how-
ever, a very ugly gash back of his
right ear and was somewhat used up
from his fall and shock.
Messrs. Beck and Robinson, who
only a few days ago took charge of
*the drug store had just finished rear-
ranging this show case, having on
display a fine line of combs and
brushes. Many of the articles in the
show case were broken. The loss of
the plate glas and shelves amounts
to about fifty or sixty dollars.
The accident happened at about the
busiest hour of the day, and in less
'than a minute there were over an
hundred people in the store.

At the meeting of the board of trade
Wednesday it was shown how impera-
tive lower freight rates are. When
we obtain a freight rate that will put
us on an equality with' other places
then we are perfectly willing to "root
hog or die." No city should ask more
than a fair footing in the race for
commercial supremacy; no city should
have less. That is what our courts
and railway commissioners should in-
sist upon.

Mr. Lawrence Jones of Weirsdale
was in Ocala Wednesday. He is in
his 85th year and is as straight as an
arrow and noticeably active. Before
going to Lake Weir he lived in New-
castle. Ind., and Mr. E. C. Smith of the
Ocala Furniture Company was a
classmate of his oldest son, who is
now a prominent minister of New
Castle and is building a seventy-five
thousand dollar church.

Col. J. M. Martin and Mr. Waldo
Martin have a very fine crop on their
Martin plantation, and are fearful
that this delightful spring weather
may change some of these days to a
cold spell and ruin the crop.-Florida
Fruit and Truck Grower.

Dr. J. C. Boozer of Ocala is not
satisfied with anything but the best,
and yesterday sent out a coop of bar-
red Plymouth Rock chickens to his
farm to improve his hennery.-Florida
Fruit and Truck Grower.

Mr. Harry Palmer, who spent a
part of last week at Lakeland with
his friend, Mr. H. D. Bassett, spent
the first part of the week at Newber-
ry, where he has some charming

Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Bryant and baby
of Belleview were in Ocala yesterday.
Mr. Bryant formerly worked at the
H. B. Masters store, and his friends
here were glad to see him again.

Mr. P. L. Billingsley and Mr. Z. C.

Chambliss. well known citizens of
Ocala, were visitors 'to the city yes-
terday. They were registered at the
Duval.-Times-Union. "

Mr. .1. A. Jones, one of Irvine's pro-
gressive citizens, was a pleasant call-
er at the Ocala Banner office Satur-
day afternoon. He was the guest of
his son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. T. J. Jones.

Mr. J. H. Spencer has returned from
a hurried trip to one of the large au-
tomobile manufacturing establish-
ments, where he made a purchase of
several machines.

Mr. J. E. Caldwell of Candler was
in Ocala Wednesday on the sad mis-
sion to buy a casket for his mother,
who died the night before.

That's the Way to Pronounce Hyomei, -
the Money-Back Catarrh Cure LCs 'A'H
As doubt exists in the minds of
many readers of the Banner, let us --,ef
say that the above is the proper pro-
nunciation of America's most wonder-
ful catarrh cure.
The Postoffice Drug Store is the LT NT
agent for Hyomei in Ocala and they *
will sell you an inhaler, a bottle of Dr
Hyomei, and full instructions for use
for only $1.
And if it fails to cure acute or 'va full
chronic catarrh, asthma, bronchitis, .'urIl uriva
croup, hay fever, or coughs and colds, .
they will give you your money back. Ml
The person who suffers from catarrh
after such an offer as that, must like
to sniffle, spit and wheeze, and he
generally is disgusting.

Read what Mr. Lowe, a respected
citizen of Allegan, Mich., says of Hy- 5,
omel: boetb
i vit It ta
"I have used Hyomel for a case of b1 tm
nasal catarrh which had bothered me | et
for a long time. I can say that Hyo-
mei killed the germs of the disease F W
and gave me the much sought and I
needed relief From this experience
I know Hyomei to be a reliable rem-
edy, and I give it the praise and re-
commendation that it deserves."-G.
F. Lowe, R. F. D., No. 7, Allegan,
Mich., September 19 ,1908.

Have vyo
county taxes
ed to at on
S-- N 1 | ant waiting
crow. -'.4c
ten days or
3Cu"s upe ing of the, t
Yomit mey a f i m Do not fo
Yo .. aC1 n s m receipt. oru

ach, stomach dits and ack e ch f the p ro t
50 cents a large bx at R,
,:e I'ostoffice Drug Store.


The Layman's Missionary movement
will hold their regular monthly meet-
ing Friday evening at 7:30 in the lec-
ture room of the Methodist church.

The W. C. T. U. will give a recep-
tion in Yonge's hal! Monday night,
March 8th. The public is cordially
invited ,especially the young people.


On Wednesday all t O th m
linery stores had tbhir spr
ngs. All of the stores had been beU-
tifully decorated with dognd
other flowers, and with the very man
beautiful and ylhspring ad sum
mer hats and the corwds of ladies
that called during the day made quite
an animated scene in the pretty mil-
linery parlors. Miss Af-
The display windows of Miss Af-
fleck's store were handsomely decor-
ated with artificial violets, purple
ribbon and a lovely hat made entirely
of violets, and were much admired by
many passers-by.
Mesdames Haycraft and DeCamp
had their window filled with many
pretty. summer hats and banks and
strings of daisies, and this was anoth-
er much admired window.
As Mrs. Bostick has no display win-
dows her pretty bats had to be seen
from the inside of the store, which
was indeed arranged in a'lovely man-
ner. One of her most admired hats
was a corn colored straw, trimmed
with foliage, blackberries and old rose
All three of these stores will con-
tinue their openings today and extend
a cordial invitation to all the ladies
to call and see their pretty hats.

Hamp Chambers of the Ocala fire
department has started a small me-
nagerie in his city that far exceeds
the one owned by Manager J. A. Et-
tel in Gainesville some time since.
He has three deer, two monkeys, a
bald-headed eagle, two monkey-faced
owls, one coon, guinea pigs, squirrels,
and a catamount, which has recently
been captured, will be added to the
list within a few days. He is exceed-
ingly proud of his pets and while feed-
ing them the enclosure is usually lin-
ed with strangers seeing their "an-
tics," they having been taught to do
various and sundry tricks for their
food It is understood that the coun-
cil there will assist him and put in a
large zoo for the entertainment of the
visitors and public generally.-Gaines-
ville Sun.


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Lcal and Pmonal
Wrest M IJnm of Jacksonville
steevs isutt to Orala.

1is Tritmlh t 4ed Potatot. at

Meglmia .terw iII soon be paved
toga the I~i t church down to the
B A I. 4elM

Mr D W Tmpkro is a adding to
tgh ka of hbs **-w home with a

OmT DRSI K But if you do. ase
NmW am"d tI VC b e:t that momey
m y f Ht' a good drtnk. w have
. .

Tbe at terw o the United States
n to Oeal will be held tn the new
gMesinm t helltMg

Mr and Mrs. Clarece Priest and
etaMds were la Orala Friday on a

ob it t1 o w evor? ra Chill
Thae fed to c Sc. z
id 0ma -sd Sed Potatoes, at
YTe Mu(t Realty Company. A.
Ie. geWmeul miamager. has bad a
Tre a7Ie owe palate4 and placed In

RN J. I Oate. formwrly *of the
1^Uit rhurte of Ocala. now residing
i D Lmad. e upects to return to Eng-
iMtd serly

I ,MrT tis bag placed on the
on-e I the to flltag of the beau-
Ual bu--el (of Mr. and Mrs. Lal

Mr ma Mrs Jack Rents have re-
towed flm I watur. Ga.. where wbey
h e bs- vstatiNa Mrs Rlntz*4 pa-

('etsi who are able ought to ob
,ke pmOWeIsio of the living or
*Ar*e It to a part of g*Od citiz(
stli. to do so

U YJ' Wbe.'t you are at bot
- od sr y orders. Wbm In toW
- e plar s hor deudarters. Houga
Pt-r. the whtakey man.
Thr MhMr ,besh are in bloom. Ti
O s lker *prn: s I1on Ujs. even
gro w otljcf wahl"4- V-t.terday. a
m~eW al u' lintv. were wear

Mar Jobin t Rohetrtmn has be
nmte Irtl t" Iil"t'r. Whitney a
twer .ser b) places for the pat 1
.,a davys &u4 btM, decided to buy a
,er aweamobl*- W en it comes
*IM be *to box friends.

Mi n ft Bl (ostec l is back tr
S4tt to Nr rt0 where she h
Met plrcaha' her sling and iu
sr tMeW. and will soon give
r (t- will be a delight to I
sh- ftihe saw all the style
a fter &dyir hem e careful
guage her km
SP AestIi Record says t
slo frr to preprng
,e ab u ab y reltrd In can
- nMt ly ow but ma
-a d vit- y* are gong
660 wet melos and cau
&m rY *r h aLm eveTr. Th
twos s etr tOhe okmg suit of t

Th, Atlantic Coast Line railway
has laid down wooden crossings along
all the streets in Ocala through which
it passes, which has very greatly fa-
cilit 4ed travel across them. This
must be put down to the credit of the
new city administration.

W' a.e headquarters
things Le eat and drink.
and prompt attention.
whiskey man.

for all good
Good service
Hogan, the

X:r. and Mrs. Ralph ". Birdsey are
rejoicing ov'r the .;rth of a son,
which occurred at the residence of
the little one's grandmother. Mrs. H.
A. Ford Friday afternoon. This
paper extlnds its congratulations and
expresses the hope that the young
gentleman will emulate the virtues of
his forbears.

Mr. William Hocker has just re-
turned from an extended trip into
Lee and Dade counties. He says that
everything i-; on a boom in that sec-
tion. and lards are bringing bigger
prices than it this section. The Ev-
erglades are being drained, the Key
West extension is being pushed to
completion and things are moving
along with a hump.

Mr. Arthur Wade, who has been in
Central Amerioa for several years
past. is hl n.e on a vacation. He says
that it is a country of splendid cli-
mate and rich soil. Class distinctions
are more or less extant, but race dis-
tinctions have been almost entirely
eliminated. Arthur was formerly in
. I.. Anderson's office.

It you rm.:at drink, see Hogan and
ge' s wod, pure distilled whiskey. a

Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Raysor of Lowell
were visitors to the city yesterday.
Mr. Raysor has any number of acres
planted to cabbha and is fueling very
nuch elated Iecduse of the increase
in the price of this succulent vegeta-
ble. This paper hopes that he will
make a good "pile." for if anyone ii
the world is entitled to good luck it
is our enterprising truckers.

During her t wo weeks' absence from
Ocala Miss Afileck said she spent the
time in the city of Baltimore. She
says that that city caters to the
southern trade and is well up in ev-
erything suitable for our climate, and
is making a specialty of setting the
pace for styles in southern millinery.
She says that when she has her hats
on display and hAs her opening she
thinks that she will be able to con-
vince all of this fact.

Mr. R. L. Martin is up from Lake
Weir. He is i member of the Lake
Weir Sand and Stone Company, and
says that the company is kept bu3y
shipping the fine Lake Weir sand to
all parts of the state. A great 'deal
of it is being used on.the Ocala gov-
ernment building, but still more of it
is being shipped to Peace river, for
one of the big phosphate plants thr.t
is now in course of construction there.

In the construction of the federal
hat building in Ocala, cement instead of
to lime is used, although Ocala is head-
ta- qua~d rs for the manufacture of lime.
ny. Mr. Williams. who has charge of the
to construction of the building, say at
&ta- lime is not used any more in t Jon-
me struction of government wor ICe-
his ment is higher, but is supposed to be
more durable. It causes less repairs


Mrs. Josephine C. LeVey, agent for
the above named society, is still in
Ocala, collecting sums for its main-
It strongly appeals to those who
are charitably disposed and want to
do something for the unfortunate lit-
tle ones who of course are unable to
do anything for themselves, and are
the victims of unfortunate conditions.
Some of the things the Children's
Home Society of Florida stands for
are the following:
The God-given rights of innocent
For the sacred interests of the fam-
ily home.
For the bringing forward of the
kingdom of God among men through
the salvation of the children.
For the making and enforcement of
righteous laws effecting motherhood
and childhood.
For the Christian famliy home as
the ideal place for every child in the
state. -
For the same love and interest in
our neighbors children as we have
in our own.
The objects of the society are to re-
ceive and provide for destitute, neg-
lected, ill-treated, abandoned and or-
phaned white children, legally given
to the society; instruct them in man-
ners, morals, the truths of religion
and rudiments of education; to seek
suitable family homes for those that
are normal, where they must he tr-at-
ed as sons and daughters.
It is Christian and non-sectarian, in-
terdenominational and humane.
It is supported by free-will gifts.
One who pays to the society $1'1,
in one sum or in five equal anniu'l
payments becomes a benefactor ,;uld
member for life.
One who pays $50 as above is ;pn
tron and a member for life.
One who pays $25 as above is a life
And one who pays $1 or upwards
each year is an annual member.
The Children's Home Society uf
Florida prints the following from the
Nebraska so-iety as a part of its
1. That no orphan or abandon
child, sound in body and mind, should
be deprived of a chance in life, i' the
best place on earth for a child-a.
good family home. We have the fa-
cilities for procuring the best of
2. That every tenth home in this
state is without children.
3. That there are more homes
without children than children with.
out homes.
4. That these homes are mainly (,f
the higher class of intelligence, influ-
ence and property.
5. That they need children as
much as children need them.
6. That they are open to receive
children through, this society.
7. That the Creator's plan is that
every child should have a home.
8. That He proposed that every
good home should have a child in it.
9. That every homeless child is a
menace to the society, the church and
all the state.
10. That it watches over thes3
children until maturity.
11. That it costs only transporta-
tion to get a child.
12. To contribute to the work.


Yesterday afternoon at the Wo-
man's Club rooms Mrs. William
Hocker, the president of organization, entertained the club
members very delightfully in honor
of Mrs. T. M. Shackletord of Talla-
hassee, who is president of the Flor-
ida Federation of Woman's Clubs.
Beautiful sprays of dogwood against
the green walls, and poinsettas, the
club's flower, made the rooms spring-
like and very attractive.
The guests were greeted at the
door by Mrs. J. K. Austin and Mrs.
D. W. Davis.
Receiving with Mrs. Hocker and
Mrs. Shackleford were the officers of
the club: Mrs. Mote, vice president;
Mrs. R. L. Anderson, corresponding
secretary; Mrs. D. M. Smith, treasur-
er, and the chairmen of the various
committees, including Mrs. Carney,
Mrs. Robertson, Mrs. Burford, Miss
Stotesbury, Mrs. Clarence Camp, Mrs.
Maughs and Mrs. Moorhead.
At the punch bowl, prettily decor-
ated with dogwood, Misses Lutie Mote
Hansbrough, Annie Davis, Betty Wray
Mclver and Lillian Thagard served
deilcious orange punch.
The feature of the afternoon was
Mrs. Shackleford's talk on federation
work ,throughout the state. She
spoke of the growth of women's clubs
as an expansion of the home influ-
ence, with particular stress on the
wide range of work and interests ac-
cessible to women through the feder-
ation. The state committees on ed-
ucaJtion, art, forestry, child labor, etc.,
have andi are accomplishing good re-
sults. The circulating libraries in
pr.rticuiinr have a great educational
va',!e in small towns where books are
M!at. Shackleford. apart from the
official interest which attaches to her,
is a charming woman, and excited
n:al.y warm compliments from the
chlub -embers, who feel themselves
very fortunate to have met her.
After Mrs. Shackleford's talk the
u;.eeting became informal and tea was
Mr.. H. W. Mimms, who is secre-
lary of the Woman's Club at Tren-
ton. Ky., presided at the tea table,
her lovely gown of red harmonizing
with the color scheme of the after-
The young ladies assisting Mrs.
'Hocker at the punch bowl, passed de-
lightful cheese and nut sandwiches.
Mrs. Hocker's tea will be long re-
membered as a delightfully interest-
ing and enjoyable occasion.


Under a warrant sworn out by Mrs.
VW E. Hutson, Mr. T. W. Troxler was
arrested and was up before the mayor
yesterday morning on a charge of sell-
ing decayed fruit. He entered a plea
of guilty. He said that he had receiv-
ed a shipment of strawberries, some
of which were over-ripe. He told his
customers this fact, and for that rea-
son was selling them at a reduced
price. As he had entered a plea of
guilty, and the ordinance was plain
and specific, the mayor said that he
was compelled to enforce it, but
would place the fine at the minimum
and affix no cost. The fine was five


OCALA DISTRICT, FIRST ROUND Thursday afternoon, at her attrac-
Gainesville, February 28, Mach 1. tive little home. Mrs. W. D. Richie
Rochelle, March 6-7, at Rochelle. entertained twelve of her friends
Micanopy, March 13-14, at Mican-
Swith a delightful little domino party.
Reddick, March 15-16, at Reddick. The house had oeen tastily decorat-
Citra, March 20-21, at Citra. ed in green and white with many pret-
dAdy Lake, March 24. at I.ady ty vases of beautiful dogwood placed
Lake. on the mantels and tables.
Anthany, March 27-28, at Anthony. Three tables had been arranged in
Ocala, March 28-29. the parlor and for several hours the
The district stewards will meet in ever interesting and popular game of
the Methodist church at Ocala, on forty-two was enjoyed.
Tuesday, January 26, at 3 p. m. No prizes were given, but Mrs. J.
Stewards are requested to meet and D. Robertson and Mrs. John Edwards
fix the assessment for pastor as early made the highest scores.
as possible, and arrange for a system- After the conclusion of the games
atic collection of the same. Mrs. Richie served most delicious
T. J. NIXON, P. E. chicken salad, tomatoes with mayon-
Ocala, Florida. aise, olives and wafers, followed by
pineapple sherbet with whipped
Mrs. W. E. Bogert was a visitor to cream and cherries.
Ocala Saturday. She is about to dis- Those who enjoyed this delightful-

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The members of Dickison Chapter
U. D. C., aim a number ,'- invited
friends enjoyed a most ..ghtful af-
ternoon Friday with Mrs. Jake Brown
on North Tuscawilla street.
On arriving the guests were wel-
comed by Mrs. Brown and Mrs. R. G.
Blake. On the 'front piazza a cozy
table was arranged, which was pre-
sided over by Mrs. B. W. Mimms ,and
delicious chocolate and whipped
cream, sandwiches and stuffed dates
were served by Miss Florence Wal-
ters. As the guests were served they
were invited into 'the parlor, where
seats were arranged and a musical
and historical program was rendered.
At the annual meeting of the
Daughters in state convention, a res-
olution was adopted to open all meet-
ings by singing the "Suwannee Riv-
er," so all joined in singing this pop-
ular song.
Mrs. E. L. Carney, Mrs. R. G. Blake,
Miss Irma Blake and the chapter's
historian, Miss Florence Walters, all
read interesting reminiscences, and
Mrs. John H. Taylor, Miss Jessilu
Martin and Miss Ethel Haycraft ren-
dered charming instrumental and vo-
cal solos.
Several of the Veterans were in-
vited to be present and make address-
es, but Capt. W. L. Ditto was the only
one who responded to the invitation.
He can always be counted on and may
well bear the sobriquet of "Old Faith-
The program was a most entertain-
ing one and the Daughters are in-
debted to the very capable historian
for planning it.
It was the regret of all that the
aged and honored president of the
chapter, Mrs. Fannie R. Gary, was un-
able to be at the meeting, and when
it was announced.that she had had a


Friday afternoon at her hm-- e
the Metropole. Miss Caro Lm idd
tertainedl a number of her frtIdlb
honor of Miss Williams of
Indiana. who it is hoped wIUt
some time in Ocala. Violet, the e
note of the afternoon, was arthll-

carried out in every detall
At the front door Miss leol It
with a bouquet of violets. e 4 M
guests to the violet-trews tabWI. l
which Mrs. G. A. Nash serv ed w
.tinted punch
Mrs. Johnson, with a lare* s
bouquet of violets, ushered tMhe 9
into the front parlor, where th U
ess, becomingly gowmed I vielt s
produced her friends to Mis Wi -
and her mother, Mrs. WlIl-k b
this room the mantel was bek
with fresh violets, sad the e---
were ornamented wttb
bunches of these owerm.
On the five tables, where a
of games of whist were n as e
guests found dishes of debse vet
colored candles. Tb ttle @ate
the hostess, wearing -rq af --
voilets on their pretty wW ft
marked the score eards
ed violet design. Mie 11.
with the highest osepe was P
with a fragrant be h f vro ltea a
asparagus ferm.
A deligshuld hlasebe a o -
ehbleken with- maspywnl asm
wafers, tied with vItaI rto -I
served rst, ollow.d b r f
whipped cream ead n vWt e &
Miss Liddos's pretty pasty m
charming tioest& i
Hlama, amd thsreve mo" IV
those preswhe~Wam: vl ow
rson, MeOflmA, Lmd. -
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sums two paec
str she has ready
ofmw profusion the
oI de sralve vines-
O Vrl a 0 mlr ax' san
~oSd: an ualimite
SPet a te lm an d fern
of a lt owern suclen
ad variety to carry out
m| dMA M. Then
M sl tya of willia
41 p 11 Ob *Uy atartistic taste
aI I'aieb to a sut na the ar
l lbeautiesor of atur'i
towe u t pl asala advan
Ladw u@a e re instances the
Sa1 t bea to eercia a spon
4-0 .ad mies hospitality, una
~ W W O seemAt lulgving aA
S m me oa re "Ow- ag to turn out.
S ebas of trained ervants
t go 16 1 whemn one knows tha
M S* meas aome disaiterest
SIIt W Ito I a e a notable house
b at t he thelm mad that one's
am t dmre ed by a half dot
I a of the rettiet and mouse
m t .emg girls of one's ac

ihw elh happy auspices social
0 at thae capital City of Florida ha
pge d gaslly during the pasm
wa. At the executive mansion
W- j s O. GObbes. Governor Gil
Sauth er. and head of the
h gdda, gave two bridge parties
wrm two of the most brilliant
Me"A enas Is the week's calendar
Ir. Ges. In a log ife of scia
Sr. has always been noted
# br seeras bospitality-the
ta weoeemesa a guest, not per
l r. ~ but beease he is desired
aI w- -l ets e to he mansion are
to go and hope to be bidder

The parties took place respectively
S tulsay and Thursday evenings,
at bgth Mrs. GObbes was assisted
i hu dutes- hostess by Miss (lem
-a wht e happy faculty for
,ggmttS eSm and fun makes her
I adM u t to the hostess of any

iha~e eveslng was devoted to the
ehst emmet of the Tallahassee
Ag C ub. the olest organization
of Te had t the city. The players
wam! Mrs. Olbbes. Governor Gil-
gttl. Mr. and Mrs. J. 8. Winthrop,
Ir s st, Mrs. Tuerne, Mr. and Mrs.
L 0. ~ lmd Mr. and Mrs. H. L
iOK Mrs. A. L Bold, Mrs. J. J. Wil-
Mia M s m lliams. Mr. and Mrs.
Rasa, Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Lowry,
Mr. ad Mrs C. H. Elli., Mrs. Bogart,
MIU eomia Mrs. Beard, Misses
5Th68. m.*ad DoulahM and Dr. H.

asihehments served were: Pressed
a es. siteaed. beaten bslacuits, pota-
to es. lettuce sandwiches, sliced to-
mute with mayonaise, George
Wsheytom esald, salted almonds and

O Thursday Mrs. OGibbes enter-
Wald to meor' of her young Mriend,
Mlm 3mB. Thomps-n. of 8partan-
S C. CO this occasion the
sses w.: Mises Jessie Edupond-
m. 3esv Meginnais. Clara Lewis.
Osetrude Chitteedes. Daisy Spears
a IM D56. mlm. and Messrs. P. C.
Da st. Gm.. 3. LwIs. Frank
Wlsheup. J. G. Keollum, J. A. Ed-
ies and C. O. Andrews.
Iefhksrmeta served were: Chicken

--. beate Me-it, olives, salted al-
noads. atmwbenWes with whipped
-s. swevl varieties of delicious

As the rules of the club prohibit
the gkvt of pruss, there were none
efrd at T eday' entertainment,
e a Thuraday MIlm Clara Lewis re-
aetved at ,rtm. a pair of silver su-
-ar w--e s the shape of a wishbone.
amd Mis Daoy Spears the consola-
rtem prt. a alver hatpl, bearing
I al of the-state. A similar prise
V 0asves to Mlm Thompson au guest
of hamr. wM e to Mis Jessle Ed-
m ae Vwas awarded the booby
gIta. a beeh pla, also bearing the

Mr. J. 0. Kelu= won the gentle-
Ma prim. a haidsme stick pin
The Ont emtertalmeat of note was
e ml ammptims gives Thursday
rd eOmla g at the rest-
4 e of Mrs. I. H. Gamble, on Clin-
t aMt. Here the hoats were the
of r. Jdoh parish, rre-
-e- ia theo fteanoo by the rec-
am,. .A. Mas-. Mrs. H. Gam-
Ot MLi C IL If anMd Mrs. Fred
S M in aevi-la by the rec-
~L Mr. C. A. C te. Mrs. Gamble,
Mb& .hSom11 md KMies Ames.
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There is a Definite Money Profir in
Its Use-Testimony of Experts
-Dr. Cyril G. Hopkins of the univer-
sity, who has had charge of this
state's soil investigations for more
than six years, had the following to
say about the plant food element phos-
phorus in speaking to farmers in the
various soil experiment fields recently
inspected by the soil advisory com-
mittee of the Illinois farmers' insti-

Phosphorus Returns $5 for $1
The Ohio experiment station has
as an average of 13 crops of corn a
36 cents per bushel, 13 crops of oat
at 25 cents, 12 crops of wheat at 7
cents, 10 crops of clover and 10 crop
of timothy at $6 a ton, on land tha
is richer in phosphorus than our land
but poorer in nitrogen than our land
found that every dollar invested ii
phosphorus paid back $4.76, while
neither nitrogen nor potassium pal
for its cost.
The same station has found as thE
average of 56 tests in eleven years
work that when rock phosphate wa
applied in connection with manur?
every dollar in rock phosphate paid
back $5.68.
On three different series of plot
at the university phosphorus has ('out
ted the yield of clover as an average
of the last three years.
On the Bloomington soil exierimen
field phosphorus increased the yield
of wheat ten bushels per acre in 1905
increased the yield of clover inor
than one ton per acre in 1906, and in
creased the yield of corn following
clover by 19 bushels per acre in 1907
The increase in either crop wonul
practically pay the cost of phosphorus
applied for the three years. In both
the Illinois bone meal, which is more
expensive than phosphate, was used
Rock Phosphate Results in Illinois
Experiments with natural rock phos
phate were started more recently in
Illinois, but have given good result!
on our soils. Four years' experiment!
at the university have resulted in an
average increase of the crop equal to
$7.95, while 250 pounds of phosphorus
applied cost $8, but 210 pounds of it
still remain in the soil for use in fu
ture crops. The results of 1907 alone
are an increase of $11.68 or $3.;68
more than the cost of rock phosphate
while four-fifths of the phosphorus ap
plied still remains in the soil.
The value of the increase from rock
phosphate in six crops grown on the
Galesburg experiment field amounts
to $14.40, or $2.40 more than the cost
of the phosphate applied, while four-
fifths of this phosphate still remains
in the soil.
Plenty of nitrogen can be secured
from the air by growing legumes, the
organic matter of the crops can be
returned to the soil. but the one ele-
ment, phosphorus, must be bought.
One ton of rock phosphorus can be
bought for about $8; the same quanti-
ty of phosphorus in one ton of steam-
ed bone meal costs $25; in two tons
of acid phosphate it costs $20, and in
four tons of complete fertilizer, costs
$80 to $100. One thousand pounds of
the fine ground natural rock pihos-
phate should be applied per acre ev-
ery four or six years, always in con-
nection with farm manure, legume
crops or other green manues.---Chanm-
paign (Ill.) Times.

See the post cards for one cent at
Pishel's. x

The present population of New
York City is 4,442,685.
The present population of London
is 5,070,952.
The estimated population of New
York City in 1920 is 6,200,000.
The estimated population of Lon-
don in 1920 is 6,085,000.
The population of New York City
is nearly 5 per cent. of the entire
United States; twice that of Chicago,
equal to the combined population of
Chicago. Philadelphia, St. Louis and
The furthermost point in the city
is nineteen miles from City Hall.
Taking this radius the circle now in-
eludes nearly six million inhabitants.
The value of real estate in 1907, ac-
cording to the assessment was $5,-
704,009,752-twice the combined as-
sessment of Philadelphia, Boston and
The average value of land per acre
in Manhattan is $194,247 per acre.
The record price actually paid for No.
1 Wall Street was at the rate of $25,-
000,000 per acre.
The four bridges and fourteen tun-
nels to be completed by 1910 will car-
ry 400,000 passengers per hour.






r.ehsington, D. C., Feb. 26, 1909.
To the Editor Ocala Banner:
Your narked copy of Ocala Banner,
with ~dttorial, "Us Reformers," to
hand. I agree with you in part.
When "reformers" fall by the way-
site, everyone else may be permitted
to lapse from virtue. But all citizens
who hope much for progress in life
should be of good cheer.
That which is imperatively right will
be won at last by mankind.
I write now to correct some misap-
prehension growing out of a Wash-
ington newspaper interview.
It is my habit rarely ever 'to deny
such interviews, because they are
generally correct. Newspaper men
have rarely a motive in misquoting
public men. But the interviewer did
misappreheind my remarks, so far as
any political objects I might have on
my return to Florida. I was discuss-
ing with him my ideas upon further
regulation of interstate railroad rates.
My statement to him was that being
now out of office I would lend whatev-
er influence I might have with the
Florida people to bring about a more
effectual regulation of interstate
I spoke of Mr. Flagler's railroad as
one having litigation with the state
on railway rates. But I gave Mr.
Flagler the credit for constructing
railroads in Florida with his own
money entirely, and without state

And I mentioned railroads in Flor
ida that should receive criticism, and
That the batteries need not be turned
i on Mr. Flagler's railroad. I spoek ol
s the fact that the Louisville and Nash
h ville railroad, or its property in Flor
ida. had received nearly thirty thous
and acres per mile in aid of its build
ing. and was still charging 4 cents
I. r mile passenger fare. That the
SSeaboard Air Line road was capitaliz
s ed at nearly fifty thousand dollars pei
s mile and that it never cost its owners
in my opinion, half that amount, and
was not worth today half of that
s amount. That the Atlantic Coast
Line road had ,two or three years ago
declared a dividend of twenty-five per
cent. and that that was an excessive
Profit ,on carrying the produce of the
I appreciate fully the great work
in railroad construction that Mr. Flag-
1er is doing now in Florida. It is an
enormous benefit to and advertise
; nent for Florida. The people of Flor-
ida should lend Mr. Flagler their en-
couragement and not vex nor harass
him in his work, and I know they will
not do the latter. Certainly I shall
not do it. I feel too deep an interest
in my native state for that.
The interstate commerce commis-
sion is today powerless to prevent
such exactions.
1. Interstate railroads can increase
rates at will. There is no check. The
shipper can complain only after the
rate has gone into effect.
2. Such railroads merely by chang.
ing the clasisfication of freight, can
increase the rate.
3. There is no physical valuation,
or law for the same, of interstaterall-
roads. When lawsuits occur then the
railroads swell and "balloon" the val-
ue of their railway properties
4. Railroads can, at will, issue
bonds and stocks. These they sell,
put the money not on their roads but
in their pockets, and charge the debt
to the producers, consumers and ship-
pers. This is all wrong.
I go out of office March 4th. But I
will not lose my interest in public af-
fairs. The people have honored me
highly for twenty years. I will not
lose my interest in their affairs be-
cause I happen to lose an office.
Office here is rather a dear invest-
ment for me. My expenses in con-
gress for five years past, wife and
self, are at least twelve thousand
dollars a year. For three years my
salary was five thousand dollars a
year. My desire for public life is for
an honorable career. I have been a
"reformer" and hope to continue one
to the end.
For fourteen years as attorney gen-
eral I gave up all private law practice
and lived upon a clerical salary as
the state's highest law officer. When
I came here six years ago it was a
custom, largely unbroken, I believe,
for Unitod States senators and mem-
hers of the house of representatives
to use free railroad passes, free tele-
graph. Pullman and express franks.
I neither accepted nor used them. My
salary and mileage was all that I
thought I was entitled to. It some-
times occurs to me to wonder if it is
worth while as a public man to live

a- 1 live an absolutely correct life?
Will I get any credit for it?"
I shall not change my opinions that
have now become a part of my life,
vis: That public life is a high career,
and that a public man shall so live
his life as not to bring reproach upon
:he htgh office that has been entrusted
to him.

Very truly yours,
M. C., 3rd Dist.



of Florida.


In the Washington Post of Febru-
ary 24th appears the following ac-
count of a dinner given the British
ambassador and wife by Hon. W. B.
Lamar, congressman from the third
Florida district, and Mrs. Lamar.
"Representative and Mrs. Lamar
entertained at a dinner last evening
at Rauscher's in honor of ithe British
ambassador and Mrs. Bryce. The
other guests were the Cuban minister
and Mme de Quesada, the Chilian
minister and Mme. Cruz, the Bolivian
minister and Mme. Calderon, the Ar-
gentine minister and Mme. Portela,
Senator and Mrs. Scott, Senator and
Mrs. Rayner, Senator and Mrs. Over-
man, Senator Bacon ,Senator Daniel,
former Justice and Mrs. Brown, Jus-
tice and Mrs. Howry, Representative
and Mrs. James Breck Perkins, Rep-
resentative and Mrs. Lowden, Repre-
sentative and Mrs. Francis Burton
Harrison, Representative and Mrs.
Howard, Representative McKinley
and Miss Mattis, Representative The-
odore Burton, former Senator and
Mrs. Dryden, Miss Flora Wilson, the
daughter of the secretary of agricul-
ture, the commissioner of pensions
and Mrs. Warner, Dr and Mrs. Cha-
tard, Mr. and Mrs. Reid Rodgers, Mr.
and Mrs. Kearney Carr, Mr. and Mrs.
Oxnard, Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Kuser,
Mrs. Morris Evans, Miss Kibbey and
Mr. and Mrs. P. Lee Phillips.
"The table was decorated with a
profusion of yellow tulips, and there
were corsage bouquets of violets for
the women. An orchestra furnished
music during the evening."


The first number of the Coat of
Arms, the new society weekly that
is owned, edited and published by
Miss Sara Freeland of this city, made
its debut yesterday, and has been very
warmly welcomed.
The cover, done by Calvert Smitn,
Sis fascinating, and the beautiful print-
ing and make-up of the whole maga-
zine from cover to cover, is a credit
to the printing department of the In.
dustrial Record. The illustrated head-
ings, that lend muc hto the indispu-
table attraction of the Coat of Arms,
were done by Miss Bessie Porter, who
spent the first part of this year study-
ing at the Art Students' League in
New York City; Miss Grace Campbell,
who took rthe art course at the Uni-
versity of Syracuse; Miss Mary De
Saussure, Miss Fanny Holt, Miss Fan-
ny Blois, recently a student at Coop-
er Institute in New York, and Miss
Annie Cadwaller Coles, a young pro-
fessional. These young ladies are all
Jacksonville society girls. The very
humorous heading for the tourist col-
umns, Ahowing the visitor, whose
very footprints show the dollar mark,
having his leg pulled by a Florida al-
ligator, is the idea of the clever and
very original editor.
The reading matter is bright and
sparkling, especially the write-up of
the Leap Year ball. Altogether, the
Coat of Arms is a charmer.-Jackson-
ville Metropolis.


In a recent interview Hon. W. J.
Bryan says:
"Everybody who knows anything or
who has any sense at all, knows how
I stand in the matter of being a can-
didate for the presidency for the
fourth time," said William J. Bryan
today, when asked if he would again
be a candidate.
"I have made myself clear on this
subject time and again," he contin-
ued, "and if the people have not sense
enough to understand it, why what's
the use of explaining it over again?"
"I am not an out-and-out candidate,
but if the people of this country and;
my own party should demand that I
make the race again, standing for my i
well known principles and ideas, why,
I do not very well see how I could
"Still, four years is a long time, and
meanwhile I have other important
work to do."

IPALRMCme Ialjai



Merchants' Block Ocala. Fla.
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Our new stock of Fall Goods is now here. antl we nvit M
public to call and inspect it. There is no line in thi smert.-n et
will compare with our late styles. high quality and iw uiw
Of course we could not begin to enumerate in teteal ,ur t L,
but we would call your attention to the following prtial 1be
goods and pri4es-others in proportion.


Wilton Seamless Art 8quares-All in
the latest designs, all sizes, $40 to
Axminister Art Squares-In many
pretty designs, $20 to $35.
Wool Fibre and Fibre Art Squares-
Only $12.
Imperial Smyrna Art Squaree-22 to
$45. (We are Ocala agents for
these goods).


Jute Art ar e---mM eay a0
Cotton and Woo, Aet --

Ten Wire Tapm@ r ew
Squaue--1 to MS
All Weel Oreate S**r ge
Squarer-" to t$4
Japanese MWg As ------
Small Rugs to m ~eal* *oft* aem
at reaseenabseo peos

China Dinner Sets, $10.00 to $125.00. Ten Pe- Tee
Sets, $4.00 to $25.00. Big line o China and Porcel
Dinner Sets in all of the Latet Panem.

We have just added 5000 feet of floor space sad we ar. see b.
than ever prepared to display our beautiful lin, of P'urlteur W. **e*i
the near future also add a complete line of Hardware

Exclusive Ocala agents for ATnwin Go Cartse all colorkn s.

We are closing out our Standard Sewing Macheine. al It
few we now have on hand will be mold below et. V

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There is no business or profemion in exiime-P h-m
the absolute confidence of the patron is placed "nei) th.*.
roughly in the merchant than in the jewelry bus..new,
there are so many imttations of the -mmin ow be hadl t ,r
considerably less than the real article. We latikr o.ir
selves that we have the confidence of our pamrn.. a,.1
stand ready at all times to "make good." When an n ,...
of anything in the JEWICLRY line rall on :.s




The Thing" it Has Deonstra
Floridas Govrnor Gives His
Views in the World
The New York World this week sent
S r"U-- u ts to ile different governors in
the United States asking each execu-
Y BURN I t! his olsinionf on the value to the

the around4he-world cruise of the
n battleship fleet, which arrived in
SCALA.Hampton Roads Monday. Here is
what Governor Gilchrist wired the
S orld: rstd Dwred World:
L h. "To the New York World:
S"tThe voyage of the fleet demonstra-
iL A SPECIALTY ed the great length of 'time inciden-
tal to assembling same and length of
time necessary to reach the Pacific
coast, thus demonstrating the neces-
UME NTiI. *qS O Potatoes at sity for the Panama canal as a war
and peace measure.
"Demonstrated the length qf time

RP R E necessary for the fleet to reach the
P l V "Demonstrated that if a nation pos-
Poultra r d sessed of a suitable fleet sliould, co-
incident with a declaration of war.
land a quarter to a half million men
Heand R@4I Black Mi-n the Philippines, we could not land
I4MS w P fa lck Mi-s 'hereafter even a brigade.
.___._ Ylu O Rocks "Demonstrated the weakness of the
republican party in not neutralizing
Tm* M~ fh save. Pullets, $1.50 the Philippines.
, .. ml 3, aigle, or. if two "Demonstrating the folly of spend-
S am pml a ed. $2.50 each. ing billions of dollars and thousands
bt I quality .2 per setting of of lives in the army of occupation, in
t; tWo ittl 3. Class. No. 2. educating people who do not want to
E Settlias $2.- for 30 eggs. be educated, and in assimilation of
I=. $16 per one hundred. p ople whom we can't assimilate, and
h- orders m ow. so you will who don't want to be asismilated.
toe rw SM. Myl "Rocks" are the ")Demonstrated that the republican
O`11 k" and a sever fail to win, party, with its elephant, Teddy, with
Md dleer ek correepondingly good. his bears and lions, should all be!
W4 ms rmt and three seconds on turned out of the office.
M Sbtres birds coring 91 1-2 to "Demonstrated that if the Philip-
M plhts. pines are not neutralized the efficien-
inb rat t cy of the navy should be trebled, and
: r te to please, or that two-thirds of this increased navy
W back. should be stationed at the Philippines
to retain people whom all parties
MIL W. U. L* OCKLEY, Prop. here say they do not wish to retain,
LOWELL, LA. and all people there say they do not
S. .. wish to be retained.
THE J. L. BRUMBY "Demonstrated that the Japanese
T J. L BRUM Y know how to receive a fleet as well
_ _* in peace as in war.


Oms. M Fort King Avenue.
Ioe floor Witness Building

aofs the Florida Fruit and
eekL Ge*W, Oeala. Fla.

B1W of the Florida Stockman
a Ffmarr'. Ocala. Fla.
logie of brumby Classified, City
dl Tref Oirectories

are p'eparrd to to design and
advettWiag for Individuals,
earporatts or municipalities.
pUth 6amg designed from a 2x4 dodg-
er to elabmrar booklets. Give us
pe'r I we will write the matter
d em- to its proer printing and
agustlotm Twenty years' experi-

ft cla half-tone engravings,
tee ofhimgs. advertising designs,
plrtrlt rats. We represent one of
te log" aid best photoengraving
9litWb the t'alted States.

tbhs.hri Cattle" (Sanders), $2,
Sp 23C. added-
1h Wo6 Se (Johnstone),
p 4 190-7 $2. potage 14c. add-

Ctsl ruoedmo" (Warfleldl. $2.
pw w14e. added.
"n a idklMr" (Plumb). $1.
-l-"- FaCling in America"
fWas). 81. poutage IRe.
te% a eve are all standard books,
a ood paper and bound in
S"elps stylWe: Breeders' Gazette


S and *sInees Ofices Wit-
PioO.-1 Over star Offce
V~ m 1y. P.O. Box 688
OM" oF.Idr
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That the humble railroad tie is a
most important factor in the material
development of the country is a great
truth that is little understood by peo-
ple outside of railroad circles. The
puffing engine that speeds at a rate
of a mile or more a minute over the
country is a slave to the two steel
rails that insure a smooth and safe
road, and these rails in turn depend
on the old-fashioned wooden cross-
tie which holds them in place.
Yankee invention has not yet found
a substitute which has induced the
railroads to give up wood, although
experts say that the day will surely
come when the country's forests will
no longer be called upon to supply
the demand for ties. Up to the pres-
ent time it seems that no other ma-
terial has been found which has the
resiliency of wood and which at the
same time causes less wear and tear
on the rails, fastenings, and roadbed.
The country's railroads during the
last two or three years use 110,000,-
000 to 150,000,000 of sawed and hewn
ties a year. The ideal tie timber is
white oak, which combines the qual-
ities of durability, hardness, strength
and close grain. It is not only excel-
lent for ties, but is widely used in
ship building, for general construc-
tion, in cooperage, in the manufac-
ture of carriages, for agricultural im-
plements, interior finish of houses,
land for furniture. On account of this
wide use, the supply has been greatly
reduced and some of the railroads
have been forced to pay almost pro-
hibitive prices for ties, or to substi-
*tute other and cheaper woods to re-
place the white oak ties rapidly dis-
iappearipg from their lines.
Over 40 per cent. of the ties recent-
ly purchased by tbe railroads of this
countrrv are nno naconrdine to latest

"T his w ill be published on the an- ......." ... ...." ...
niversary of Washington's birthday. Statistics of United States forest ser-
In his farewell message ie said: 'The vice. Crossties of southern pine
great rule of conduct for us in regard formed somewhat less than 25 per
to foreign nations is, in extending our cent. Douglass fir ties ranked third,
commercial relations, to have with
them as little political connection as with approximately 10 per cent. of
possible.' The Philippines are a for- the total. Naturally the proportion
eign race. Iwople and nation. of these two timbers will increase as
"Governor of Folrida." ithe supply of oak dwindles. That is
also true of cedar, chestnut, cypress,
GOOD FOR FLORIDA western pine, tamarack, hemlock, and
-other trees which are coming into the
New Agricu!tural Appropriation Bill market as tie timbers.
Carries Big Benefits for State Cedar, which is very durable, has
The new agricultural appropriation ;becn extensively used to take the
bill carries many items of interest to place of white oak for ties, but it is so
the south, and particularly 'to Florida. !soft that it is readily cut by the rails.
Cotton, tobacco, citrus fruits, pineap- This necessitates the use of tie plates
pies and truck farming all receive at- and other protective devices when ce-
tention. dar ties are used. As the supply of
Improvement in transportation of cedar is also running short, it is ne-
Florida oranges, $9000; study of pecan cessary for the railroads to seek
varieties. $2700; farm management in further for new tie timber. One of
Florida, etc., $7034: tobacco and seed the woods which has all the requis-
distribution. $300; sub-tropical gar- ites for a good tie, with the excep-
den, Miami, $12,217.50; soil surveys tion of durability, is the beech.
in Florida, $2500; scale insect inves- The beech tie generally consists
tigations, $;5:00; white fly investiga- largely of sapwood, which partly ac-
tions. $9100; insects affecting tobacco, counts for its lack of durability, but,
$5000,: Everglades drainage investiga- on the other hand, allows a thorough
tions. $200: cotton disease investiga- and easy preservative treatment. In
tions. $2737.50: cowpea disease inves- Germany and France, beech ties have
tigations, $1010; investigation of mal- been successfully preserved from de-
nutrition of truck crops, $2435; breed- cay, and are used very extensively.
ing new citrus fruits -.nd pineapples, Beech is found widely distributed
$4110; weevil resistant cotton inves- throughout the eastern part of the
tigations, $10,314.20; production of United States, and at the present time
rubber and rubber substitutes in the is comparatively cheap and abundant.
United States, $1200; bionimic stud- If, therefore, the railroads whose
ies of various tropical and sub-tropi- lines are located in the regions where
cal plants. $2275; establishment of an beech is abundant can make use of
American camphor industry, $2406.67; this wood, treated with some suitable
lemon investigations, $2637.50: cotton preservative, another source of supply
ptardardization investigations. ,$12,- of tie timber will be opened up.
500; chemico-physiological tobacco Stumpage values have been increas-
investigations, $4350; tobacco inves- ing so rapidly during the last few
tigations in Florida and Georgia, years that many railroads have found
$2300; laboratory work on cotton, it necessary to modify their timber
$775; truck crop survey, $7000; sweet policy, and they yearly apply pre-
potato investigations. $2000: peanut servatives to a greater number of ties
investigations, $1500. and to more kinds of woods. Substi-
-tute woods naturally vary with differ-
FLORIDA, THE BANNER TURPEN- ent sections of the country, but in
TINE AND ROSIN STATE most cases they lack the essential
A Washington special says that qualities found in white oak, namely,
Florida is the banner state for turpen- resistance to mechanical wear and to
tine and rosin, according to a report decay. Experience teaches that wear
recently issued by the forest service. can be successfully retarded by the
The entire country produced 36,500,- use of the plates and other mechani-
000 gallons of turpss" and 4,000,000 cal devices. and decay can be uost-
barrels of rosin in 1908. Of this poned by the application of proper
amount Florida furnished more than presevatives. The new conditions
17,000,000 gallons of turpentine and have made it necessary for many
nearly 2,000,000 barrels of rosin, railroad companies to meet the prob-
Georgia is the second state in the lem of preservation by establishing
production of these two naval stores treating plants at central points of
articles, with a record of more than distribution along their lines.
10,000,000 gallons of turpentine and
1,000,000 barrels of rosin. WHY END SEAT I8 POPULAR
The country's output of turpentine "Why is it that nearly everybody
last year was valued at $14,000,000. who attends church like jo sit on the
and the rosin was worth $18,000,000. end of a seat and hold on to it like
grim death ,and every person who
"FIGHT" gets a berth in that pew must stum-
What in the world is the reason ble over them?" Well, we must con-
that the citizens of the United States fess we do that sort of thing. It is to
... .. ..-- <. a |riSh thPa < nt e rtc# ,. ,l 5.l1 -.,. ^ jsa -


(For Ocala's Invalid in Atalnta.)

"How dark would be my weary years
Were they not lighted by God's love."
* *
Bound tigher than a felon, base,
By bolt and chain,
I helpless am, and face to face
Look full on pain.

Pain everywhere, and naught but
Oh, can there be
Amid it any good or gain
To come to me?

I e-nnot think our Father dear
,Whose own are blessed),
Would keep me bound and fettered
Were it not best.

If all 'this bitter suffering be
My given task.
Then, let me bear it as for Thee,
Nor ever ask

Thee for that other, different part
I would have sought;
Nor blame Thee with my lips or heart
In word or thought.

I dare not question Thy wise love
That seeks my gain;
I dare not ask Thee to remove
Thine angel-pain.

Lest in my blindness I should mar
Thy plan for me,
Should pluck out of my crown a star
Placed there by Thee.

What can I ask; what can I pray
But to be still;
And let Thee have in' me Thy way
And work Thy will!


The sun is shining brightly,
Crystal waters flowing sprightly,
And the swallows gliding lightly
Thorugh 'the perfume-laden air.

,ll the birds are singing sweetly,
Tiny buds peel forth discreetly,
And the squirrels gambol fleetly

The mokingbirdi is shifinig,
tlis sweet notes with gladnes ringing
laik e th gushb of waters springing
From their moss-bound. hidden

Sets mny pulses all a-tingle,
And 1 long to go and mingle
With the wood folk where 'they jingle
Sweet and clear.

')ii! to lie down by the lit r.
'l-t in w;t(.h th', alders quiver.
And to see Ihe poplars shiver
In the breeze.

To h1'ar old "lno b'\ hiit" calli,'g.
lust to see Ihe lizards railingn.
\nd to hear the "catbirds" squalling
'Mongst the trees.

In the woods where life is te'ming.
Where the sunlight's Irightly bemim
here to dream and see in dreaming
Visions fair.

Oh. Florida, thou God-given,
Tho' of earth, thou art a heaven
Whence the "Storm King" has been
In despair.
-Charles O'Mallvy Foy .in Tampa

When things get rotten
And all is wrong,
Throw out your chest, pull down your
And chirp a merry song.
It'll all come right
When the right time comes,
And you'll feel a heap better
The harder she hums.
-A. D. Haysworth.


We have been asked by many for
figures.as to the number of deer kill-
ed in Lee county during the season
just closed. It is a hard qusetion to
answer, but a conservative answer we
believe would say 500. We cannot
tell exactly, but we are satisfied this
is not too large.-Fort Myers Press.


The tourists who have visited Long
Key since the establishment of the
Fishermen's Camp at that place de-
clare that there is no place on the
east coast, and that means anywhere
else, that offers such attractions to
the tourist. Long Key is now a beau-
tiful spot. The cocoanut grove on
this point has been a most pictur-
esque scene, the trees have been rice-
ly trimmed and the shaggy ones cut.
Professional gardeners have been at
work on other parts of the island and
the results have been truly wonderful.
Hundreds of tourists will visit the
"camp" this year and next season ar-
rangements will be made to take care
of thousands.-Key West Citizen.


Governor Gilchrist is being com-
mended by many of the state papers
for the economical steps already ta-
kprn hv hi. aAminiatrntinn (.Gilchrtst'a


A late special from Washington
says that Senator Tillman has offered
a resolution calling upon the postof-
fice committee to pass upon the ar-
missability to the mails of President
Roosevelt's homes' commission re-
port, declares in a statement that the

viciousness of the work staggers him.
He says it is too vile to discuss on
the floor of the senate, and is confi-
dent that it is too obscene to t:rns-
mit through the mails. The report is
bound in book and covers nearly our
hundred pages.
A Story of Vice
It discusses in plain English every
form of vice and immoralTty known of
in the District of Columbia, and some
of its disclosures are as startling as
they are sensational.
The report was sent to the senate
yesterday, and although, hundreds of
copies have been printed ,it is prac-
tically impossible to obtain a copy, so
great has been the demand for them.
Among the many matters discussed
in the homes' commission report, soft
drinks sold at soda fountains are
prominently mentioned, and held up
as harmful to the health of the people.
A hundred or more manufacturers
are designated by name, and their
syrups are mentioned as containing
caffein and other so-called habit-form-
ing drugs.
"The first appearance of prepara-
tions of this type was in the south,"
says the report, "and the demand had
spread to other sections. The great-
est demand is still in the south how-


Wauchula has bright prospects for
'he banner vegetable crop of its his-
'ory. Three good rains last week
ind bright sunshiny weather with
warm nights have given the truckers
:wo weeks of ideal growing weather,
'nd there has been a wonderful
changee for the better in the growing
From the best information obtain-
* ln wb li 4 t~hp a {;Q n


.Iio Ninette Porter. wBaeing
mont, write: "I have ne e
"I had tveral eommr- I
lungs. The dctornr di4d a4 s II
much and would ever have I
"I saw a stiumum-atl a -
almanac of a case nImller k* ms 6
I commenced a-lai It. I wrf t I
llartman for advice. HMe
me free advice.
"I was not able to wao an
when I begaa aetag it. I igt-s
slowly at first, but I esuldm 1
was helping me.
"After I had takes It a wile I
menced to raIs up a .trtagy,
sulstance from my Iags. ThIe
le~s and less la qsaaty ao I
the treatment.
"I grew more flesy S I IMI
for a long time, ad mew I 1il

Mrs. Emma Martta. 6M gsO 1
write,: "I sameo tkah 7-yes
fur curing me.
"For two years I doae os d m -f
which coot me meay deAllse, eI
seemed to get wore. My WUI
bad I could not sleep.
"Finally I purehsead a hbefAt e
runs. After the maoalOa bet l|
th'L I am cared."
People who oh)jet to liquid
an now secure Peras tafehti



of PW

",A we vn U v i e e acreage 1s as
large or larger than it has ever been. If Report be Tise the
\s the acreage here has been con- Should Admin ter e-erv
tantly increasing and every indica-i Puneshmn,
on is that we will have a larger lHere in a chance for (Gov~ O*
vield per acre than we have had for christ to exe.rci t. his sau(her4I
it least three years, it can easily be pushing a brutal p lrisnl guard, if
;een that the prospects are that Wau- following from ih.- IlFealasa t
h,~ia will ship more stuff this year Herald is triu-
han ever before. "Charles Imiilly. thelb "aa se
It looks as though the growers at the last toIrm f court for wI
would get fair prices for their pro- months for stealinl a pair of a--
ducts. Times are better in the north who strv.-d has ,tine at Perry.
and the people are able to take a claims to lha I,.-n Inhuamaly bp
large amount of stuff at fair prices. .,n ly. on,. of Ih,. gaar,. arrived
something they have not been ahlle 1),.l.'aii.,;, !a. & ... ant to ruly be
to do the pas! couple of years. 's!|,' "eli1~al1on, h irmls as1,
Wauchula has come through the what .,er ~of has lo,. r Itirnh a"d
panic anl drouth with flying colors, niin.ld hl,-in i, -ich a rulditCm. op
and a good crop and fair prices will par antly. ai t bw.* unahl.i rhe)
put the community upon the highest ritr, hi thoughts on anyalhi Im
pinnacle of prosperity.-Wauchlila at I ',n.,. \ IIl ranl rprewu- o
Advocate. aied 1n inm wt. h*- *"th 1"
-iti nim, n r l)f - tili h .P *-m***
NEWSPAPERS AS BENEFACTORS hils tr'-atnent "hil. in 'h.. *ra*p.
When you want a public cause erv- his stateais..nt wni- *, rambawf
eu to whom do you naturally go? To'dis joiniitd as to E* a.al,.lck. for p
the newspaper, of course You never lication M.larshl Il'ffrirn inkem a
think of asking a great store or a fac- collection for h4m and) paid hrle -
tory to lend its influence. Only alto .\nr.r'niru. (;a wh.-r. It se
newspaper is expected to devote its his people li..-
money and energy to serving 'the pub- ----
lic welfare. EX-GOVERNOR J6NNt600
No newspaper complains of that. --
Public service is one of the newspa-. May be Employed t Aus the W All
per's reasons for existence. In pro- ney General ,n LItietsme
portion to the great public service it Th trust.. mst in ert.ve t
renders, it thrives-usually. all bing I)r's'nt. ini ad so d ht
Sometimes it loses, in purse, by rea-
son of doing what it believes is for following r.,solif
the general good But it is expected, Wh'erias. ThI.- 'lr..r' aa' res~n
win or lose, to serve the public's in- to in the. r-prt of ithe aItiWray t
terest, its own being secondary. i,,ral is a s urt ,of arvat tm-pere :
John Wanamaker has given us a and.
new idea-the idea that a great corn- Whereas. Ti.* attorimy fe s -en
mercial institution "should assume its of the said stilt having bwM ds4mal
share of public obligations as well as ed from the court of apppre amd e

a newspaper or an individual."
Of course the famous merchant has
to use the newspaper in order to per-
form this service, but the fact that
he recognizes his obligation and pays
the freight makes him a shining ex-
ample to others of his calling.
Thus in a recent number of the
Philadelphia North American we find
as a part of the Wanamaker page ad-
vertisement, and editorial entitled.
"What's the Matter With the United
States?" It is an utterance that would
do highest credit to any American ed-
itorial page.
Wanamaker has long since learned
the wisdom of employing the very
best talent to prepare his store an-
nouncements. He knows the folly of


Pending since irt disaisal. aSL El -
reinstatt-nl.-m t has not oad "m
tunity to gO-t in io,# 1 wh ll e"d Io
gation; and.
SWhereas. hlad l ltlatmo was 4a
Sducted by lion W 't J m rl- t -8 I
flower court from lts itme ti. a,
also conduc te.d hy him tU lt 4
missal in the, lat Cr part of 190 rm
the circuit court of appeals. ad.
Whereas. Hie isa tIroMbhly ft ar
with said suit. and.
Whereas. The sad rC wee' red&-
stated on February I. I M1 and a4
down for hearing (o Marr~ c 2. IM
thereby allowing oaly a very Mp d
time In which to prepare -brie #Ia
make preparatkuas for the beast;
'therefore, be It






LWB rm Towct

bed s .owr D

so bmwftartwui

wm *we m Md the dr.
-t sa the result-
wbb*h shedge
6M 9s mNOr goo and
ea the atae hat
ael about it would
aM M M their virtues.
g s f e career for

I e hes o Impulees that
to desire a home and
I miiad maR to the
a m WO 0 b the footlights:
m glt pl it e your own
Me pem oa strength.
d- we Or at he woman is
IV OW dw er. Payers loae
Sg asaeo of the propor-
f thing. Take an ac-
St 0r t0 the stage. She
G BuY renm i a lodging
At O theater she wears the
Ma s that na extravagant
S r ~~a provide for her.
he m her e wels are paste
6r wfm f tumea are from
| ,. hut she wears them and
Sa tat lftr mmery which she
0 -s I her oew li fe.f she is
M e8 41 ft mere than ordinary
M1t 1h racter she will resent
SI Me Others may wear off the
It sh wears on it.
N M-t atremea of the world-
7 O amdt. for lstam e--are not
s m1 ehadk r he loving women,
I would rather be an
VIM. bown or Mrs. Smith
Uurr t IMistota. and if that
bs rml preference, then I am
L was so this subject that
1 w0 b my husband and I. He
NION mt to be a great actress. I
to be Is sweetheart.
LAee i Trmmi
that was impossible,
m aft having allape ed in Boston
is 1T~a,' after having been jolt-
- q m l the eatry over one-night
Ita. afte or having lived in
Imt I rrisiag moms. poor hotels
Om ~sr isag oauses, I deter-
M to bhe a woman like other wo-
O aOW Vv a natural and normal
m 1. If that smads strange and I
S it_ -lahibe to hundreds of
a of esvird me when I was a
W egg soar Ire them try It them-

-Sam away from the theaters. I
N. u s yeo have a fire of un-
ambitious within you and
OW e-s -_ eee that you will win.
W adovek It for women, not for
a In arm supposed to provide
k ob-w we for them. Men are
rd to be the advisers and pro-
I aes.. It is o r busiaes to stay at
hom and ear. for the little ones-
r- them. ntrai them. love them, and
s thlw dwaner.

a a young woman with the
mmainOy of loviag much and hating
m- dal ~set a man whose sen-
Ies maehed hers to the last ex-
me: spps he was the arst who
mmd hmr path i an exotic wilder-
m t of mirage and unreality--
em M ahe nut ove him? 8uppose
her heamd, aseuming her to be mar-
tae. had mue ecaSngeee in her that
e weld hear amnmovred the facts of
e mutual afeetion and urge her to
) be a l stage and ou the trail of
s fhee esallJ fame. then would
p- my that he and sh were Ineom-

'U mrage to Mr. Frohman was
.B Ja stLe. I knew it before we
I ee Msa year".

Wea a* M Appropriation for
A hleel a River
W naming D. C. Feb. 26.-In the
rted ftassM -soamte this week, Sen-

s a--adme author stL the pres-
M tt f the United Itates. by and
ith th advese mad eouent of the
L -s-, to apploit J. Randolph Pey-
t. ha a eaet at the Military Acad-
*. at Wes Plat. to the position of
-ama UNe amt of nltantry in the
Wnw. te.. lnteaded to be proposed
M to the Miltary Academy ap-
lim km Wl S whih was referred
fto 0 mt- e military afairs
8m =* i to be pointed.
g Tnbrfe also submitted
Spacing to approprl-
IIS M the matmaice of
So 6= at ti aeth t the Ape-


By aome strange accident in con--
Two~ ~.epillars crawling on a leaf; (Written for the Ocala Banner.)
tact came, j Brudde'. w'at yo' gwine to tell 'im,
Their conversation passing all be-, e Marster ca aun',
Bleft wun ae Marster ca._-baroun'*
Waa the same argument, the very A-rakin' ob yo' conscience lak a har-
Sam, row rakes de ground ;
That ha been "proed and conned" sle yo' gwine to tell 'im dat yo' is al-
from man to man; ways making 'strife
yea. ever since this wondrous world 1
be an 'tTwix' yo' nabor an' 'is chillun, 'twix'
The ugly creatures, deaf and dumb yo' nabor an' 'is wife?
and blind,
Devoid of features that adorn man- Is yo' gwine to tell de Mareter yo' is
Were vain enough in dull and worldly doin' all yo' kin,
strife i To agiwate yo' nabor, an' to make yo'
To speculate upon a future life. nabor sin
Te rst was optimistic, full of hope; tarrfy' meddling' wha hit
The second. auite dysvnentic seemed

to mope.
Said number one: "I'm sure of our
Said number, two: "I'm sure of our
Our ugly rms alone would seal our
And bar our entrance through the
golden gates.
Suppose that death should take us
How would we climb the golden
IIf maidens shun us as they pass us
Would angels bid us welcome in the
I wonder what great crimes we ha've
That leave us so forlorn and so un-
Perhaps we've been ungrateful, un-
Tis plain to me that life's not worth
the living."
"Come, come, cheer up," the jovial
worm replied.
"Let's take a look upon the other
Suppose we cannot fly like moths or
Are we to blame for being caterpil-
Will that same God that doomed u;s
crawl the earth.
A prey to every bird that's given i
Forgive our captor as he eais anl
And damn poor us because we ,~avel
not wings?
If we can't skim the air like owl or
A worm will turn 'for a' that."'
They argued through the summller:
autumn nigh.
The ugly things composed e neisclves
to die:
And so to make their funeral quite
Each wrapped him in his little wind-
ing sheet.
The tangled web encompassed them
full soon,
Each for his coffin made him t co-
All through the winter's chilling blast
they lay.
Dead to the world, aye, dead as hu-
man clay.
I Lo! Spring comes forth with all her
warmth and love:
She brings sweet justice from the
realms above;
She breaks the chrysalis, she risur-
rects the dead:
Two butterflies ascend, encircling her
And so this emblem shall forever the
A sign of immortality.
-By Joseph Jefferson. born February
20, 1820.

Consider the work that Henry M.
In four score cycles has done:
O, think of the thousands and thous-
ands of men
Who in his employment have won
Position, a home and a competence.
With all the great blessings of life,
Who but for the efforts of this kindly
Might all have gone down in the

And. ah, what a work in our Florida
What foresight, what courage andl
His love for his country is manifest
In the millions assigned as our
If the old may take heart from exam-
ple so true
The young may learn lessons as
What is done is done right, the best
that may be-
A glorious record to tell!

And not for the profit according to
For dozens of years have gone by
Since he had sufficient for each earth-
ly need--
Then the reason you wish to ask
Well, Henry M. Flagler is a true no-
A better we never shall find:
His life is devoted to the good he may
For God and all human kind.

-S.. in Times-Union.

Yes. you were correct in saying
that George Washington. Thomas Jef-
tersot, Patrick Henry, James Madi-
son, James Monroe, William Henry
Harrison, Henry Clay. John C. Cal-
houn, Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lin-
coln, Frederick Douglas, Booker
Washington, Admiral Schley and
Mark Twain are all of southern ori-
gin. and are a part of the south's con-
tribution to the Union.


am t consarnln you,
a-doin' to 'im eberyt'ing dat
shouldn't orter do?

Is yo' gwine to tell 'im how yo' chick-
ens scratch 'is new-groun' co'n,

How yo' turkeys plugs 'is melons an'
'is canterlopes ever' mo'n,
How yo' shoats roots up 'is pindars
an' yo' hoss 'stroys up 'is cane,
An' w'en 'is crop needs water, how
yo' prays it wouldn't rain?

How yo' smile whenever yo' meets 'im,
an' shakes 'is hones' han',
Yu' eyes a-wanderin' over an' a-wish-
in' for 'is lan',
While yo' tongue, hit is a-lyin' hoping'
dat his crop won't fail.
Yet all de time down in yo' heart yo'
wish 'e wuz in jail?

Better look out for de debil an' how
yo' prosha 'long o' 'im,
Or you'll be jes lak a 'possum a-hangin'
on a lib',
W'en de broom grass is a-fire an' a
owl's a-swoopin' down,
An' dar ain't no chance for hebin, an'
dar's hell 'pon top de groun'.
Port Inglis .Fla.. February. 1909.



Charles P. Buckley. wife murderer,
is now in the convict camps at Ocala,
where he yesterday afternoon com-
nienced serving the life-sentence for
his brutal crime.
The convicted murderer, with five
other prisoners, was taken from the
county jail yesterday morning by Mr.
Ml.in of 'the S. A. Rawls Company,
and Detective James Crawford. This
pair took Buckley, with the other
prisoners, as far as Baldwin. where
the convicted men were delivered to
State Prison Guard Bridges, who was
en route from Pensacola to Ocala
with another set of prisoners.
Blrilges had seven men with him,
and when the -thirteen were put to-
gether nine of the number were life-
time nimn. Buckley appeared perfect-
ly willing to go to the camps and start
serving his sentence of a life-time.
Before leaving the county jail he
informed his jail mates that he did
not expect to serve all of the remain-
ler of his life in the camps, as he ex-
pected to some day secure a pardon.
Buckley will start to work this morn-
ing as a full-fledged convict, he hav-
ing been furnished with the stripes
shortly after his arrival at Ocala yes-
terday afternoon.-Times-Union. Feb.


Mr. J .K. Futch brought to town on
Wednesday one of the largest alliga-
irs we have ever seen, and trussed
up on a two-horse wagon, securely
fastened with, ropes and chains, it
was an object of much interest on
the streets, even in this land where
alligators are no novelty.
The monster saurian measured al-
most eleven feet and weighed 385
pounds. It was unusually large in
girth and looked like it was capable
of swallowing a man. It was captured
a few miles south of town by Mr.
Futch and another man, in a cave
which it had hollowed out. A book
was made with a bar of iron, baited
with meat and thrown back in the
cave, and thus the hook was fastened
in the reptile's jaw. After working
for over an hour it was finally drawn
out, and attached to a wagon by
means of a chain, and then loaded
and brought to town.-Lakeland


Having found that 80 per cent of
the children under her charge were
suffering from defective teeth, mostly
owing to the fact that the toothbrush
was an unknown quantity in their
homes, the head mistress of one of
the London county council schools
has instituted what she calls the
'toothbrush drill."



Editor F. M. Hetberington of the
Lakeland News and president of the
Florida Press Association, gives the
following encouraging editorial men-
tion of the forthcoming meeting of
the Florida State Press Association,
to be held in the city of St. Augus-
"Every newspaper man in the state,
whether he be a member of the or-
ganization or not, is cordially invited
to attend the meeting of the State
Press Association, to be held at St.
Augustine on Tuesday and Wednes-
day, March 30 and 31. We believe the
meeting will be instructive and im-
proving to all, and that the most ac-
complished veteran in the ranks may
be benefited by attending. That a
most pleasant time will be enjoyed
goes without saying, as every hospita-
ble instinct of the good people of the
Ancient City is already alert in an-
ticipation of her visitors."


In a Lincoln dinner address in the
Waldorf Astoria in New York, Book-
er T. Washington paid a beautiful
tribute to Lincoln, Lee and Gordon.
He said: "In paying my tribute to the
great emancipator of my race, [ de-
sire to say a word here and now in
behalf of the element of brave and
true white men of the south who, al-
though they saw in Lincoln's policy
the ruin of all they believed in and
hoped for, have loyally accepted the
results of the civil war and are today
working with a courage few people
in the north can understand to uplift
the negro in the south and complete
the emancipation that Lincoln began.
I am tempted to say that it certainly
required as high a degree of courage
for men of the type of Robert E. Lee
and John B. Gordon to accept the re-
sults of the war in the manner and
spirit which 'they did as that which
Grant and Sherman displayed in fght-
ing the physical battles that saved
the Union."


A Baltimore special says that about
two weeks ago the Merchants' and
Miners' Transportation Co. announced
a new line running from Baltimore,
Philadelphia and New York, to Jack-
sonville, Fla. This has aroused heads
of the Clyde Steamship Co.. and it is
announced that the latter company
is contemplating the establishing of a
regular line between this city and
Jacksonville to meet the competition
of the M.-& M. Co. The latter com-
pany will start in May or June and
have two regular sailings each week
and the Clyde line will probably in-
stitute a similar service.

Riverside, California, under her
new charter, has provided for a park
commission and a tree warden. The
commission has absolute control of
the parks and avenues of the city,
and the warden is an active member.
All ordinances of the city, referring
to the streets and parks, provide
that no one shall plant, trim, or dig
out any shade trees on or along the
streets and avenues of the city with-
out first getting permission from the
board of park commissioners.-Col-
liers' Magazine.


It is astonishing how many new dis-
coveries are made in Florida.
And these discoveries, while, of
course, new to the discoverer, were
known to the fathers and grandfath-
ers of the old-timers.
The editor of this paper actually
discovered America, but it was an
awful long time after thousands of
others had done the same thing.
The latest "discovery" which has
come to our knowledge is that of a
man in Orange county. IHe "discov-
ers" that a peach tree can be grafted
on a plum stock, and forthwith he
takes it for granted that peaches
grafted on plums would knock out
the peach borer.
He is correct. It will knock out
the borer all right, but unfortunately
for his theory, it kocks out the peach-
es also.
Our editor has grafted peaches on
plums, just for the curiosity of. the
thing, but he never obtained any fruit
from trees thus treated.

But, to keep borers out of peach
trees is a very simple matter. Take
some strips of osnahurg. or other
thick cloth, and wrap two or three
times around the tree, tie it on with
strips of the same material and see
that the lower end of the cloth is a

Elgant Fr,,shs St -e
Panel Back Rock relu
0 A marrelously lcw price for a remarkably fine chair.
Made of quartered oik. highly polished a beautiful aoldta
color. Emtossed cobb!l r se.t. Iland.'oruc ia appearance
and very -trong 'u: t. R' tai!s at the stIrs *
but on account c f c:r great manufactur f. t-
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o you of at least a third on every c'v" r .... A I
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I0811 E ALA



To the Public:-
I take pleasure in announcing that I have con -
menced business for myself in Ocala at the corner f *
SMain street and Ocklawaha avenue. As our busint-,.
transactions during the last three years while I wan
Bookkeeper and later manager of the. Ocala iloune
Wine Rooms have undoubtedly been of the most cor-
dial, my motto having always been to deal hontestly,
Fairly and squarely with all, I can assure you that
This will continue at all times in the future. Mv a,
s 1istants are all of the very best in their line and are I
Swell known to you. They will treat you a al' tiiuts
with the utmost cordiality and civility.
I have the Anheuser-Busch Beer on draught, nal)o
Sthe Anheuser-Busch Blue Label. Budweiser, PIwl
SBrothers, Blue Ribbon and Schlitz Bottle Beers.
Thanking you for your patronage in the past as
well as a portion of same in the future, I am
j Yours Very Truly.



Marion Realty Go.




No. 38K-189 acres, consisting of 150acres in cultivation and bal ., is
woodland, 1 1-2 miles from railroad; several valetles of fruit oas pVe.
4-room house with large piazza '. good barns and outhouse
cistern water; principal crops raised--corn, oats, pindar.m ohr t-
grow equally well. Price, $2800. All cash. o r
No. 200K-100 acres best farm land, 50 acres now under cultivation &N 1e
acres in woodland; good American wire field fence around S0 ore
small 2-room cottage and large out barn; 4w0 peach trn, a.i a few
other trees on place. If bought at once will incluile onle l ,lnc ba
row. one 1-horse wagon, and other farm implements. The.f rtl. f.r
above is only $1150, half down, and balance in two taynwnir
No. 9PJ-350 acres best farming and truck land; 75 acres Inbha
mock woodland uncut; big well; good roads, sx miles frowa it 4MVy
,; mil,' from Orange Springs, 3 miles from railroad. Adjoloainra fa
which have been worked for the past two years are raising f a 4o to
50 bushels of corn to the acre. The above place was 'e a lar, t
farr, during the war. The place is worth $25 an arre. but i la g t
sell same at once we are offering this place In tract of 10 serrve
Imo,r at $12 nn acre: half down, balance in two paynwnt .
No. 218--s acres heavy, loamy sand land, part of ai ol pa ni d Iu
ioom house, shed and barn; also about 60 peach trees and I 2
trees now budding; several other varieties of fruit, on plac. ,lr
tra(t fenced by good new fencing; spring and well. prlnc lpr
(orn and potatoes; other crops will grow equally u well., rs mila
from railroad. Price, $1000; half down, balance in wo paylnrts.
No. 217-2G7 acres in all, 150 acres can be cultivated at o.ne I bealnre
woodland; last year a good crop of cotton was railwd, this er plt.
v.ill hb planted with watermelons unless sold at once; get ptia
house on place; good well water andl fence; fence cov ers only re*
a res. 4 miles from railroad. Price $1500; half down. balsw n t wo
No. 16CD-100 acres high and well drained land. situat. I M.Ielesml. b
tween 1100 and 1200 orange Qtees bearing fruit now T ,lad eall
heavy hammock; also four small houses on place, watrd by wel
:ind running spring. This could be made an ideal hboe A Iv
ment for a hustling farmer. Price $3000: two paywamta
No. 987A-180 acres fine high and well drained land, 1-4 mile of ha read
five miles from Ocala; about 10o acres under fence with twor, ea
and barn on place; about 30 acres in hammer.e This pino s we
$15 an acre, but in order to close an estate we T ae oleg tr
$7.50 an acre, half down. we are
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Tax Aiseeuj

Sof r I, Jud dal Ci
t. risda In and for M'n.a

l o m rKooam, Complaima
SLand Mortgag
of Piqalda, Umited, of Lpng-
eth~ VaHorn, Henry C.
Seary O'Neil, Frederick 3.
"d eorge W. Mace, Defend-
fd by virtue of that certain
of foreclosure in the circuit
of the fifth judicial circuit cf
da, hi and for Marion county in
certain Suit wherein Frances
SKosoce was complainant and
A. Wishop and others were (ie-
ants wherein I, as special master
ry, was directed to make
of certain real estate, in obedi-
to said decree I, E. H. Martin,
S a mIaster in chancery, will offer
sale and sell to the highest and
bidder, at the court house d or
he city of Ocala, in the county of
- Ion, on
iEN y, the First Day of March, A.
D. 1909
following described real estate to-

S "r-encing two hundred and twe-n-
e .'"-rds north, of the southwest (:o:-
S'trOf the northwest quarter of the
west quarter of section six, town-
p fifteen, range twenty-three, east.
inning thence north one thousand
S e hundred and fifty feet, (1150).
at ence south fifty-nine degrees, east
ree hundred and forty-six feet,
enee southerly at right angles fit-
-four feet, thence south seventy-one
and thirty minutes, east one
dred feet, thence at right angles
rtherly thirty-four feet, thence south
fty-anne degrees, east two hundred
d ninety feet, thence south to a
it due east of the point of begin-
ing, thence west to the point of be-
nning, in Marion county, state of
rida, or so much thereof as may
necessary to satisfy said decree
and costs. E. H. MARTIN,
1-29 Special Master in Chancery.

Is the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju-
dicial Circuit of Florida, in and for
..Marion County-In Chancery.
a Lanier, Complainant, vs. Viola
ffer, Defendant-Order for Con-
tive Service.
ls t ordered that the defendant
IWO named, to-wit: Viola Lanier, be
fBlis hereby required to appear to
Atll of complaint filed in this cause
i' before
Iay, the 5th Day of April, 1909.
| is further ordered that a copy of
ti order be published once a week
freight consecutive weeks in the
Osla Banner, a newspaper published
lhaid county and state.
.his 25th day of January. 1909.
ork Circuit Court, Marion Co., Fla.
Mk.. V E o... Tr "

yDJ m. E. OUJmnerI u. z.
Complainant's Solicitqr. 1-29
Apphratloni i Tax Deed r -
Ikm r of lpter 4888, NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION

It- is 1at h g iv da A- U.S. Land Office,
kb pu r heba of tax e Gainesville, Fla., Jan. 22, 1909.
w of leview, 4d Notice is hereby given that B. F.
I a of Marr AD 19)7 Wampton, state selecting agent for
SofrMTarte r oaoeie. d hool lands for the state of Florida,
r>aticO trax t to has filed in this office his application
tla r h wb to locate under the provisions of the
e brees the fl Act of Congress, approved Feb. 28,
SrMwi situated^ I a 1891, the northwest quarter of north-
Y. ora, s.o-wit: AS 1I west quarter of section 14, township
S1. m br t : towhb 1 e 13, south of range 23, east. Any and
Te id laknd r all persons claiming adversely the
ia t1h e of Lte ium lands described, or desiring to object
Sti same of because of 'the mineral character of
a u U s the land, or for any other reason, to
E & N e m ds Sminsdha the disposal to applicant, should file
am d" V wi t their affidavits of protest In this of-
?d- 4 dEM,& A. D. fice on or before the 12th day of
fth dAy d Mare A. D. 1
9 Y~a ~Iad March, 1909.
Sb HENRY S. CHUBB, Register.
thu the a sth ay *f 1-29t.
LD ow T. amT
IrMit urot. Marks OWL
NtCl M Notice is hereby given that on the
d e nE hn di- 6th day of May, A. D. 1909, the un-
Sat1 s ords. for designed, as administrator of the es-
i .Cm ai ohn tate of Robert E. Flinn, deceased,
WtB t s.. e iSohnrder will present my final account and
q~wn rr l rr vouchers to Hon. Joseph Bell, judge
I ordered that the dapt of probate. at his office in Ocala, and
Ism d. to-it: ds i'atts, will make my final settlement and
the ih i erebyLh lr ed o will apply for final discharge as ad-
to bmo pl le ministrator of said estate.
maw ss sor befo~
wM gMa Ap 1909. Dated, Ocala, November 5, 1908.
le furtbhr ereda t g "opy of JAKE BROWN,
S4'r ev 'utiveBeL m in weekt As Administrator of the Estate of
sm. a sWlprblished Robert E. Flinn. 11-6-6md.


W. H. POWERS, M. 0.


Ofice Ynge Block.



Over Munroe & ChamblnMu Bank

J. E. CHANCE, D. D. 8.


Holder Block.
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Opposite Banner Office



E. W. 3AVIS.


Gary Block.



Office over Commercial Bank
Phone 211.



Office: Second floor Munroe & Cham-
bliss Bank Building, Ocala, Fla.
Telephones: Office, 154; residence, 45.
Office hours: 9 to 12 a. m.; 2 to 4 p.
m.; 7:30 to 8:30 p. m.


Of Application for Tax Deed Under
..section 8 of chapterr 488S, Laws..
of Florida
Notice is hereby given that J. J.
Haizlip., purchaser of tax certificate
No. 349, dated the 7th day of June,
A. D. 1PS, has filed said certificate
in n.y office, and has made applica-
tion tor tax deed to issue in accord-
ance with law. Said certificate em-
braces the following described prop-
ert.- situated in Marion county, Flor-
ida, to-wit: Southwest quarter of
northwest quarter and northwest
quarter of southwest quarter, section
21, township 14. south, range 26, east.
The said land being assessed at the
date of the issuance of such certifi-
cate in the name of G. P. Yetustov.
Unless said certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, tax deed
will issue thereon on the 22nd day of
March, A. D. 1909.
Witness my official signature and
seal this the 18th day of February,
A. D. 1909. S. T. SISTRUNK.
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion Co., Fla.

Of Application for Leave to Sell Mi-
nor's Land
Notice is hereby given that on the
7th day of April. A. D. 1909, I will ap-
ply to Honorable Joseph H. Bell,
county judge in and for Marion coun-
ty, state of Florida, at his office in
Ocala, Florida, in said county, for an
order authorizing me. as guardian of
the minor heirs of the estate of C..D.
Bogert, deceased, to sell at private
sale the following property belonging
to said estate, to-wit: Lots 16, 17, 18,
19, 20. 21 and 22. in block 109, and lot
2 in block 116. as found on plat of
town of Belleview, Marion county,
Florida, on plat book 72, filed at the
office of the county clerk at Ocala,
Floridla: together with all appurten-
ances, hereditaments, and movable
property of any kind whatsoever.
Said lands belonging to the estate
of the said C. D. Bogert. deceased, to
be sold for the best interest of said
minor heirs.
This 2nd day of March, 1909.



NOTICE ('roatore has given his last concert
S.J_ ack-sonville.
In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judi-;
cial Circuit of Florida, in and for UNEQUALLED AS A CURE FOR
Marion County-In Chancery. CROUP
Wade Howell, Complainant, vs. Ter- "Besides being an excellent remedy
ressa Howell, Defendant.-Order for colds and throat troubles. Cham-
for Constructive Service. berlin's Cough. Remedy is nuequalled
It is ordered that the defendant as a cure for croup," says Harry Wil-
herein named, to-wit: Terressa How- son of Waynetown, Ind. When given
ell, be and she is hereby required to as soon as the croupy cough appears,
appear to the bill of complaint filed in this remedy will prevent the attack.
this cause on or before It is used successfully in many thous-
Monday, the 12th Day of April, 1909. ands of homes. Fro sale by all drug-
It is further ordered that a copy of gists. m
this order be published once a week
for eight (8) consecutive weeks in Atlanta has one of the finest Ma-
the Ocala Banner, a newspaper pub-sn t s n the niteStat
listed in said county and state. sonic temples in the Unted States.
This 8th day of February, 1909.
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion Co., Fla. When you want a pleasant physic
R. P. BULLOCK, give Chamberlain's Stomach and Liv-
Complainant's olicitor. 2-12 er Tablets a trial. They are mild and
gentle in their action and always pro-
NOTICE OF ANNUAL RETURN duce a pleasant cathartic effect. Call
at all drug stores for a free sample.
Notice is hereby given that the un-
a.n.........,z nf th e last In view of the prediction that Bry-

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ling 3.40 acres on the eaut sid
--- | north fourth of lot 4, sub of went Balance... .. ... ...
Second Day Ithree-fourths of north h:lf of south Road F.nd
Wednesday ,March 3, 1909. half of section 8, township 12, range Received............... .01441m
The board met at 8:30, pursuant to 21. That the clerk be allowed 1t re- DLsbursed. ............... I..s1g
adjournment. All members present. deem the same at the face value of
The request of Mr. H. W. Long was the certificates and omitted ". ar. Balance... ........ ... .$S4
taken up with reference to changing taxes, without interest. County Propr Fmd
r Received ... ......
t uCommissioner Mathews madt. rt-R
the original resoluuon adopted by the CommissionerMathews made reed
board, giving to citizens who nad col- port of the poor farm, which is as -ul- r.
elected by private subscription an tows: Rane

amount for the purpose of building
hard roads, double the amount of the
collection for 'the construction of the
hard roads, and after consideration by
the board, the resolution heretofore
adopted with reference to the build-
ing of hard roads by citizens was re-
scinded and the following resolution
was adopted:
Resolved, By the board, that where
citizens in the county desire to build
hard roads in their community on es-
tablished public roads and by private
subscription raise funds for the same,
it is resolved that this board will sup-
plement whatever amount is raised by
the citizens as aforesaid. For every
dollar raised by the citizens the board
will supplement the same with two.
The construction of said hard roads
to be built under the direct supervis-
ion of the said board.
Upon motion it was ordered that
the clerk of this board communicate
with T. E. Bridges & Co., and state to
them that if they would write a let-
ter agreeing to accept as a place of
delivery of the convicts at the coun-
ty ail that the chairman will then. im-
mediately upon receipt of such letter.
execute the contract and mail a copy
of same to them. The contract not
providing the place where delivery
should be made. The clerk of this
board is further directed to write
Clark, Ray, Johnson Co., S. W. Pette-
way, the Sumner Lumber Co.. and E.
P. Rentz with reference ,to the road
law, and to send them a copy of the
county attorney's opinion with refer-
ence to the same.
Bond of F. W. Webber as notary
public, with Lee Howell and T. .. Ar-
nold as sureties, was approved.
Bond of H. W. Douglass as justice
of the peace, with R. H. Redding and
J. H. J. Counts as sunreties. was ap-
The board thereupon adopted the
following resolution:
Whereas. It has come to the atten-
tion of this board that there is a I eti-
tion "being circulated for signers, look-
ing forward 'to cutting off a portion
of Marion county and adding it to a
new county at the meeting of the leg-
islature in April: therefore, be :t
Resolved, By this hoard, that we are
opposed to the project, deeming it un-
wise and unnecessary from every
standpoint of reason.
Therefore we feel constrained to
ask our state senator and county rep-
resentatives to use in the coming leg-
islature all possible means to defeat
any effort to change the boundary
line of Marion county.
The bill of the county judge for
$37.50 for building the partition in the
county udge's office was ordered paid.
and the following resolution was
thereupon adopted:
Resolved, That in the future all of-
fices of the court house and the mat-
ter of repairs, alterations or the buy-
ing of furniture for any officer, said
officer or officers are requested to con-
fer first with the board of county com-
missioners with reference to said pur-
chase: otherwise the payment for
such will be refused by this board.
Upon motion it was ordered that
fhe following warrants be and the
'iame are hereby cancelled:
No. ::T7C4. $,: No. 8322. $20.15: No.
3.,21, $77.5',: No. 2~s:5. $1.C. : No.
'28,4,. $5rc.75: No. 2S:::;. $G.25; No. 279S.
$2-.2!'. All dated Feol. 2. 19', Mcl\por
& .T 'eKay.
l'I'on rtecommenltdation of W. .1
'';. .sly the board recommended to the
conm llroller that certificates No. 27(
:)f Argust. 1809, No. 229 of July. 1901,
f il* 1 8 v-iring

Iand No. U. 22 oI Apr i, iVy", co-iei.*,
lots H, I. L and O. Rickard's survey of
iown lots in G. I. F. Clark's grant. in
township 12. range 22, that the clerk
be authorized to allow redemption at
face value of the certificates and emit-
ted. years' taxes, without interest.
It was also upon recommendation
ordered that the comptroller be re-
quested to authorize the redemption
of certificates No. 67 of November 2,
1896, and No. 93 of April 4, 1898, cov-
ering north half of lot 3, sub of west
three-fourths of north, half of south
half of section 8, township 12, range
21, and certificates No. 69 of Novem-
ber, 1896, and No. 111 of October,
1898, and No. 136 of August. 1899,
covering north half of lot 6, sub of
west three-fourths of north half of
*- -* -+i_ Q tnnmhiral 19

To the Honorable Board of County;
InFine and Foi
Commissioners: ie a
Received .......
Having visited the county poor farm Disbursed......
for the month of February. I beg to
report as follows:
One. Jack Robinson (colored), who

was admitted on the 6th in a dying
condition, breathed out his last on the
7th. The other inmates, fourteen in
number, are doing fairly well, consid-
ering their infirmities. Two of the
cows have fresh calves and afford a
is ti ilk f h

and i
& Car

Received ....

Balance. ........
Total receipts...
Total disbursed....

rfeiture Fund

$ 247 t


1'%214 U
S11.414 US

entllL quantIty Uoi I i i or i t
A barrel of Irish potatoes, a
I Bal. on band ,ch 1 $ I3l-9T
of beans, squash and early corn Theer being no further b M ;
been planted. The peach or-the board thereupon adjourned natl
has been worked up and pre- its next regular meeting.
a very nice appearance. GEO. MACKAY. Chairnma.
eto find financial report: SISTRNK. Clerk.
erintendent's salary, $35: hired
$2.25; cooking, $14; washing THE RENTZ RAILROAD AND TH
roning, $9.50; nurse. $8; Martin BOARD OF TRADE
rn, $22.80; Tydings & Co., $2.95;

Helvenston & Pasteur, $7.95; L. P.
Olin, $4.50; Ocala Furniture Co.. $2.
Total, $108.95.

Commissioner in Charge.
Bond of John Withers to carry pis-
tol was approved by the board and li-
cense ordered issued.
Mr. Lucius, the hard road overseer,
filed fis report and recommended to
the board, verbally, that it would be
necessary to make an appropriation
for free labor working on the hard
road for the ensuing month of $275.
It was then ordered that a warrant
be drawn in favor of the clerk for
said amount to he used under the
former resolution of this board, in
payment of free labor work for M.
Lucius on the hard road.
The amount of funds on hand with
Mr. Lucius of $59.87 was ordered paid
over to the county treasurer for the
benefit of the road fund.
I'pon recommendation of Commis-
sioner Crosby. a reduction in the as-
sessnimnt of the property known as
the Bishop & Hoyt lands in Citra of
$1000 in the assessment was recom-
mended to the collector to be allow-
It was ordered that two city maps,
one for the clerk's office and the oth-
er for the tax collector's office, be
Commissioner Crosby applied to the
board for permission to have built two
cement culverts under the public road
near Mclntosh. The matter was re-
ferred to Commissioner Crosby with
power to act.
Upon motion it was ordered that
Commissioner Fort. together with
Hard Road Overseer Lucius, be re-
ferred to. with, reference to the mat-
ter of widening the lane through the
Colbert place at Marshall Swamp.
Tax Collector Carney appeared be-
fore the board with reference to cer-
tain township maps which should be
furnished the collector's office, and
,requested that the board purchase
the same. The matter was referred
to Mr. Carney to communicate with
the Washington authorities for best
prices as to maps, etc.
The matter referred to Commis-
sioner MacKay at the last meeting of
the hoard, with reference to the prop-
erty belonging to Mrs. Sinclair, Com-
missioner MacKay made report of and
recommended that the valuation of
lot 3 of block 3. Benjamin's subdivis-
ion, be reduced from $9600 to $600. and
that on lot 1C. Candler. the valuation
should be reduced to $10.
The clerk offered pay rolls, prop-
erly signed by the free laborers to
the board, showing amount dishursed
for the payment of free labor on hard
road work for Road Overseer Lucius,
which reports were examined by the
board and approved.
Tax Collector Carney filed his re-
port of polls collected during the
month of February as follows: Ex-
tras, $19; regulars, $144. Total, $165.
The following justices of the peace
filed their reports showing no busi-
ness for the month of February: L.
L. Hopkins, Alexander Wynne, W. W.
Jackson, Z. A. McClaren, T. L. John-
son, D. R. Zetrouer and R. S. Short-
The following justices of the peace
filed their reports showing fines and
costs imposed as follows:
W. M. Gober, fines, $18; costs, $5.53.
J. W. Lyles, fines, $20; costs, $17.78.
J. O. Turnipseed, fines, $50; costs,



The board of trade meeting Wed-
nesday afternoon was quite largely at-
The purpose of the meeting was to
hear a proposition from Mr. R P
Rentz in the matter of extendita Mb
railroad from Silver Springs to Oate
and from Orange Springs to Palatha.
Mr. Herbert Anderson stated that
Mr. Rentz owned the old right of wap
of the Ocala, Silver Springs and
Western railway, and was in a pot-
tion to build the railroad to O(ala I
the people of Ocala wanted him to do
so, and would give him some sub-
stantial encouragement to that end.
Mr. Rentz, when called upon. sated
that Mr. Anderson had in his state
ment practically cove red the ground.
That he was in possession of larDg
timber interests that would keep the
road running any number of years.
and was in position to extend the toad
to Ocala and Palatka if he could re
ceive the promise of enough I t ines
to justify him in doing so. That at
Palatka he would meet with deep wa-
ter, and while he could not promle
positively he had every reason to be
lieve 'that he could promise a red e
tion in rates.
Major Izlar heartily seconded the
movement, and believed that it prom-
ised the emancipation of our city
from unjust discriminating freight
ri tes. He cited what the people at
Allendale, S. C.. had done by taking
the matter of freight rates in their
own hands, organizing a wagon route
to a navigable stream. The railroads
came to terms, and Allendale to this
day enjoys a cneaper freight rate
than any interior town in South Car-
olina, and perhaps of any town ai the
Mr. Jake Brown echoed Major l&
tar's sentiments, and said that so far
as he was concerned that he woWM
sign any sort of an obligation to s*l
all his freight over the new line. s
he believed it meant lower rate.
Mr. Bittinger, as he always I~. wa
vigorously enthusiastic, and said that
it meant more for Ocala than aay
proposition ever before submitted to
her people for ratification.
Mr. Dozier a-k",d .Mr. Rentz If the
business nw!n of Ocala obligated t
give him all their fr.-liht woill t hehe
in position to hainlle it. and Mr Rents
replied in the affirm:tivE. anId hat It
would pay him to put himself in pa
sition to do so if his pr,-.-ntt rollin
stock was insuflcient.
Mr. Harris stated that it w.nt for
the saying that the people of (Orala
would be heartily in favor of any
movement that pro:nised the tetetr-
ment of freight conditions.
He then stated that a gentilenma
from Daytona was in his oflce tbh
other day and stated that a hard road
was practically completed Jrom Day-
tona to the St. Johns river, and he be-
lieved that if the proper efforts wre
made the government would ronttanu
this work through the I'nited States
"reservation." and t would largely
help to get the road to Ocala.
Mr. Asher Frank said that he hoped
that the board of trade would appro
private a certain sum of money to gat
up a small pamphlet telling of the ad-
vantages, resources and poeMibUltte
of Ocala and Marion county.
Mr. Brumby stated that the based
of county commissioners had apprlnt-
ed a committee for the same psrpea
and that the two committees oeM
act jointly.
The president of the board of trade



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Oi a illll summer day, as I wan-
deedo my way.
Te tih old home that I left three
years before.
b my saiform of blue. straps upon
my shoulders. too.
Aa proud to abow them. now the
war t o'er.
iA th oid cen" gather near. then
my heart was filled with fear-
Whtt wmens this anxious crowd
aroMd the gate'

The Pensacola Weekly Re(
making itself famous by its stro
fearless expressions on im
state que,.lons. Its eldterial


Corl is
ing and

i, forceful and emphatic in his utter- ha

..:ces and the Record promises to
prove a very "live wire" in formulat-
ing public opinions in Folrida.
In its latest issue the Record goes

Smy uietloas they reply, as a tear after the primary system with keen
adIm1 each eye:
f*T aals called away your lance. It does not hesitate to "'ush
sweethart. Kate." in*where angels fear to tread"-but it
is not a fool. While some of its lan-
Rftrain ;guage on the primary system is too
edo o wonder that niy eyes
w do im woder that mly eyes strong to be in harmony with the
g o dr wim b tears.
Ias d y wonder that my heart's facts, the Record pierces some of the
bp mad through years, puffed-up inequalities of the system
Wh f ebh from GelP and battle, in eminently proper fashion.
Thre h its notse and din and rattle The primary system is "very much
J to 1kaw (he one I loved had The system is uc
pa*d away. of a humbug." according to the Rec-
ord. It is "a pretty plan." but "it

Ifw the door is opened wide, and her
mather's at my side.
Sh ed is pillowed deep upon my
ASI trembling words she spoke
words tha in my heart awoke
A pals I felt far more than all thel
Wr I
tr she kld me not to blame, and
bhr last word was my name.
Ag she Iade farewell to earth for-I
ee -rmore
WH thtis las. not yet my wife. went
lb h* unshine of my life.
And 't lass told In- r I, he crepe upon
th. door
Refrain (Repeated)
V. I M.
Ur ItHran ha had three trials at
Ia prvtsid'ncrt and has failo.l in each
VI t Ii It h.is pritilegP to s(eeli the
e ,lor. as* oftenn at he I',iease%. he
Iafy oes .,in.*hthint t tIais party.
b view ,ft the fact that it has hinor-
ad hia i ts ofen. he hoilul ,.,land
"-ms and I ti It'in tor vie >ry" inder
Ssw IMm sand another a'i.'!datt.
IMr uLeht to tI' siatifled by this
p ..-. hon tr I mu the pl adntr~' hinm ti h- I A :.i'" him .4i;
T1i -,he r-fio- thisi ab:illt .vt:' I.: 1mit
le tni.,- I lull thI '\ >Ionl thi Sas th" q;tatiftcation" that are n*"ees-
s tse oll 'cee'sfully pilht iThe ship of

And th.-re- iL Ino indication that
iy sill 1.r c- hangte their opinion
I that r-**- 'bg Therefore'. if lie were
o e It th r t.l(latl of his liartv in
2. .iw hotalll nrke th- iplatformn
iM dtlcr'c the ticket,. the probability
i that the"-. moulcd I :i another lemno-
it d*,f-l**** If the dnlmocratic par-
ty Is i' ,in in ,he next presidential
oailt I will Iave to cut loose f'om
1' Brsia and Mr Br ian's policies.
Amiemtal that such is the senti-
aW > of thie democratic leaders,
-eMai t t h the wiser plan for the
-h slo let it h be understood now that
It 4&vs i Intend to encourage Mr.
bryas k4e rmbilp of the next cam-
gigW or his nomination. if he should
hoei' as ambttion to lead the party
f the lnew pr4sidatial contest?
N th e suthb hoIM make It clearly
100 eosmd that It ha lost confidence
as Mr byai's ability to lead his par-
* ~p toi v*tMr. and that it is not in ;ym-
P ty with all of its teachings, there
aM he rmethtl let for him to do
t to rwe ig the lIdership into other

N the denmotlrtic party should
ie W free ffrogm Mr. Bryan's

fails to work out." "It increases very
much the expense of the candidate."
It "eliminates many men of small
means who might make the very best
of officials." It is "more susceptible
of manipulation by an inside ring."
As a result of it. "we are getting a
lower average of public officials."
The Record does not believe that
the primary, as operated in Florida,
will prove anything like a permanent
institution. That it makes election
to important office practically impos-
sible to a man who has little money
of his own, and is unable to obtain fi-
nancial assistance h.as been proved
time and again. In combination with
the outrageous fee system, iuder
which merely clerical offices become
rich sinecuires. the primary makes
purchase, the me;nhod of obtaining pub-
lic trust. The man with the most
money to spend captures the spoils.
and wisely bases his expenditure if
possible on ;he revenue he expects
to !deriive from he office. For in-
stance. a candidate for an office
which pays $,(iiM a year for' four
y rars. or $201',104. figures thal he call
well affford to spend $.5tio, or one
vea:r's income. in carrying the elec-
tio,. thus having left $1r5.,oo for his
four years' s.rvice-in itself about
twice as mnch as the service is
worth. This is one of thel distress-
ing features of the primiay. It has
some advantages, it is true, but they
!are rapidly becoming nullified by the
abuses which the professional politi-
cian and the grasping office-seeker
have introduced into the system.-
Tampa Tribune.

Rip Vanl Winkle awoke and found
himself surrounded by a crowd .)f re-
"Did you really sleep twenty years
in these mountains?" queried the men
of the press.
"Sure thing'" yawned Rip. as he
lit his pipe.
"Well. how on earth did you keep
warm during the bitter Ninters?
There are no steam radiators up
Rip laughed.
"Ah. no; my friends." he chuckled.
"but there are plenty of mountain
And, picking up his stick, the old
man started out to hunt a vaudeville
was seen in the red face, hands and
body of the little son of H. M. Adams.
of Henrietta. Pa His awful nliEht.



to Governor Gilchrist and
Friends by Miss Clem

In one way the citizens of Florida
ive the advantage of the citizens of

Georgio in that when they are bidden
to a ipjssum skipper here they are
able t- ea. with appetites unimpaired
by the hairowing recollection that
each plati'ful consumed costs then
the )prik of their winter's supply of
At the Leon Hotel, Saturday even-
ing. Governor Gilchrist was tendered
a 'possum supper by Miss Clem Hamp-
ton. Miss Hampton had been kindly
remembered by D. W. C. Scarborough
of Chattahoochee. in a gift of several
of the popular animals, and the Leon
chef, by courtesy of Mr. Eugene Li-
day, manager of the hotel, did his best
toward presenting them in a dish
*toothsome enough to be set before a
king. The deliciously cooked and ex-
quisitely served seven course dinner
was a mere incidental, as 'possum
and 'taters was the dish for which
all appetites were whetted.
Place cards, decorated with a pen
and ink sketch of the creature before
he had become a sacrificial offering
upon the altar of the latest fad in
gastronomics. bore the following an-
nouncement :
"Our governor from far Punta (Gorda,
Who belongs to the Masonic order,
Is invited to dinner today-
'Possumn and waterss to store vway."
"Governor Gilchrist guest of bonor,
February' 20th. 1909."
The guests who were the happy
parti? :)pants of the feast were: Gov-
ernor Gilchrist. Messrs. J. G. Kelum,
A. H. Williams. C. 0. Andrews, Chas.
A. Cay Allen, G. T. Whitfield and
.iesdanies .Jas. E. Gibbes, C. A. Cay,
Gerovar, Lawrence. G. T. Whitfield,
Allen. XV. N. Sheats. Miss Thompson,
Miss Hampton.
Later in the evening the beautiful-
ly decorated drawing room -was filled
with guests bidden to complete the
enjoyment of the honored guest by
engaging him in a game of bridge.
The player making the highest score
was M.rs. H. L. Bethel.-Tallahassee
True Democrat.
Prof. '. H Howell of Havana, Cuba,
"ecomryends Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy

"As long ago as I can remember
nr-- !i!otier wi,; a faithful user and
IrJnd of Chaniberlain's Cough P.em-
ory, but never in my life hi-'? I real-
i.ed its true value until now writers
Prof. H. A. Howell. of Howell's Amer-
ican School. Havana, Cuba "On the
night of February 3rd our baby was
taken sick with a severe cold: the
next day was worse and the following
night his condition was desperate.
He could not lie dawn. and it was ne-
cessary to have him in the arms every
moment. Even then his breathing
was difficult. I did not think he would
live until morning. At last I thought
of my mother's remedy. Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy, which we gave, and
it afforded prompt relief, and now.
three days later, he has fully recov-
ered. Under the circumstances 1
would not hesitate a moment in say-
ing that Chamberlain's Cough Rem-
edy. and that only, saved the life of
our dear little boy." For sale by all
druggists. m
But if you are lokinr for the best
section in which to locate, come to
Marion enuntv. 'lnrlila whero lanna


Sanford is on the hustle 'thes-e ays.
Celery is beginning to move n1 car-
load lots; strawberry shipments are
giving satisfactory returns: land
buyers are numerous: a driving club
is to be organized: golf links are to
be laid out: the Clyde Line is mak-
ing extensive improvements, and a
nunmlei of minor enterprises add their
quota of industrial harmony to the
busy hum in our sister city.-Orlando
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Early KiRse Seed Potatoes, at Fish-
It was a thrilling experience to Mrs.
Ida Soper to face death. "For years
a severe lung trouble gave me intense
suffering." she writes, "and several
times nearly caused my death. All
remedies failed and doctors said I
was incurable. Then Dr. King's New
Discovery brought quick relief and a
cure so permanent that I have not
ben rtoubled in twelve years." Mrs.
Mrs. Soper lives in Big Pond. Pa. It
works wonders in coughs and colds,
sore lungs, hemorrhages, lagrippe.
asthma, croup, whooping cough and
all bronchial affections. 5i0c. and $1.
Trial bottles free. Guaranteed by Ty-
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The people of Florida a g to,
of a great development in uuctiof
heavy yields of solid coiprevets
What it has done for.herslt will do
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In the event Dade county Is div
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An aged woman aasamulted by
nego in JacksonL Thursday and
ie lie in a criticlondition.


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While Making a Specialty of Fine Gr ,es, i

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Ol, FL.. Ma re If I had my way with the trusts Party 'of New Residents Have An
0 V. Oh, fitting the fates they'd meet. Exciting Experience
T beard of a uty coml~Jers The crockery trust I'd send to smash, Messrs. R. G. Thask of Petosky,
1W nr.a conumt. Iporlda met in And the egg trust I would beat.
**orm ab t shabove date. Mich., George Lemaux of Indianapo-
r Ho Goe MacKay I would make the watch trust go. lis, Ind.. Harry Ward of Decatur, Ind.,
P'm Ha t Geor. MacK ay, To the flour trust give the sack;
oRmI Sad N .A. ort J. M. Math- I'd wipe the towel trust out, and put J. F. Rock of Chattanooga, Tenn.. and
M. M M Prctor and W. J. Crosby, The book trust on the rack. Mr. Fish of Cnlcago, embarked in a
d sk te s t launch one day this week to go up
Mti"1 of lasot m11etin read and I would soak the sponge trust good the river on a fishing trip. They had
r1 04t1 Send the rocket trust sky high,
HM ItI img appear beforeiThe umbrella trust shut up, and punch their trolls outand succeeded in yank-
Hse' mr n, k appeared o before The needle trust in the eye. ing out a good string of fish, and were
cer ftM an.i aIk#.,l hanghh of a for-' engaged in this pleasant pastime
igr r"11101Im sh,.r,.in th,. rountylThe coal trust I would fire. I
r hat lrin ctt henr id ul I would freeze the ice trust out w hen they ran athwart of a monster
a Jirto t a hrd IThe stone trust I would crush to uits. alligator, lazily amusing himself and
M rd roa that the Ad the milk trust put to route, enjoying a siesta. The sight of this
rmmtP ( MI|l btii an ,lqual amount. mighty leviathan was too much for
r'*t alUg that iIh. county adopt a 1 would lick the label ',rust;: Mr. Lemaux. and he ordered the
.lthutn acr*...i;g g,, lilid twire as' The whiskey trust put down: guide to face the enemy while he un-
citz.*l h *Malif, ."bud the auto trust. with the honk-like
m h as .u i, c'.itizt sh the honk limbered the heavy artillery, which
I y .t t I eli i
i **, fo)I fur'tli*i otnsi l.dratii at I woull drive clean out of town. consisted of a shotgun loaded with
thisr nI tlti -Boston Transcrilit. buckshot. The guide carried out the
M. I <'4',,It, and \V .I W\!is instructionss to 'the letter, and shut-
S***t api -',o Itit.r.* the- i ,r! tl oA MOTHER'S DAY ting off The power allowed the boat
r,) *c.-'. .' ,.r,* tao,,,,l am u.s,,'s'..'.s --- to drift to within a few feet of the
'* a.t i"t'* ,oi -.,4Ite. ,I 't*.. a,, .. VWe 'Irate all kinds of days and .gator. The rest of the party were
n. lani. ..., ,, l .' Th,. manIy )'ole bget real satisfaction IronIl cared speechless. and Harry Ward
*lI . .. TI but ih no su-astily scribbled a note to his family
o"* ,< ', an.l the' in ith. *.- ,-n; th. ,hi **dl ill which -very human being telling them how he died.
*ai ar.*i ,. haid inad.. ast .,rror i thi I shtohl finlI special delight. It is Molth-: maux however, with the courage
luattenfi of the-it prol.rt v ; Is,-ss. .' s l)ay. of his French ancestors surging
tas *~ a.rf-ag. ,hat hi' correct jh. it il lbe observe, the second Sun- through is veins (an l gradually
'*ltual*Ni a*it nmakhi' rop -h.-o and that th.* *ax collector is Of this day the Jacksonville Times- the guide's instructions, and aimed
,.-t,*t aisthoriei to cll)-cr iln ac Ilion says: the mountain howitzer just behind
~wr ar*. ith the. amnend.id asess- "Wear a white flower on the second th- foreleg. Shutting both eyes and
,IM ;Sunday in May. preferably a white reaching a praye' for his salvation.
cre arnation. ,ut e sure to ear a whiteation
Rold wt.itsll n as. filed asking the a o but bepulled the trig ger and the mighty
rtmel ,to abrwat, part of 'the Old flower. That day has been selected saurian sprang convulsively into the
Town rnw1d lginning at a point' in as .'other's Day.' and such a flower air with his heart cleft in twain. The
iwh-a quar .r of se. 24. tp 14. r a a means of observance. There isrest of the crew were brought 1o by
21 ruanneia the.,,-..l. utheast to the no holier sentiment in mankind than lashing celery tonic into ,their faces.
Turarli.t**d plie.. in rT "4. tp 14. r 21 the self-sacrificing love of a mother and the carcass was towed to shore
**t ,w 4rkal ail Flh-ningtnon road. for her child. Every man is ennobled anl afterwards brought to the city.
Ith.-i ..nn~..aI,,laK ati.t th.- o.nter of for cherishing love for the mother The 'gator measured 12 1-2 feet. and
wi.r'h.' act ',,, ) "I. 1.- 14. r 2.: who bore him or her. No relation in the hide will be prepared at once and
,, 'h.-,e. ->ut h.-a- southi.'ast life is more tender than 'that of a the gentlellien propose to have It
,, ., ,,' ,ar of otith-othe'r to her children, of grat(fulllito schels whichhe
4tt,,*.v *t4 ***.uta uprh in to satchels in which they
children to their mother. Motherhoold
-* ., .a,.-I, .... :(I tp 14 r l21. .ast ill carry Iback l:. t nimonev made from
ih**. 1,. h *,|, ." ,.|ln .I i. iin nl;Lns nwre danger to life than the their Sanford i .c..ry fails, r.'ently
hattlwficld. it nimans cotumiless ri-
'.. .- .41 l "' 1 and :;12. to 'von- lhalthtI-fiel 1 it nletans ('toflItl('ss ; i-. -Sunftori lH[,ralh.l
1 1. a I w r i li,.. es. 'ven at ltie cost of l,':iil; itself.
t t I ,, ai i Il liKhtint)l rad. 1
S.. ili -ll i nl N i l' 1 u all iligr;t' woull riI.f. i Ii, s ,, 0; : ()hil. 'City of Toledo.

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'ii' tt ih it 1 ful r :aiu lrig fr \\ t';fr o ; liei Bt'i l n I i ii in y i. i ir s leeI this 'I ii day of Dl-
*. I -i '. i 'T il>' : l i l) I O I,1,.\ R S
S-March 4 He id Stplll!;t\ i t la i c1 mber ( ). o t

t I .... 00 t a hN'h The tv lo' r fift ea's. A ft-' r ; A., ( I, (i EASON,
i S h' ( '* arr will.ut 11mI"hnt left.fI'
%,I, i Bil 4 4 lil "r f4 ." ir Vic<.-.\,iii-al ] .,,i (C l,:ar- :1, i-'IkANK .1. (CHEINEY.

i i,.; ,, 11. fi f ull -,Sr said bridlg- 'I in ;i. l|r(s.:icr. tins #;lh day of De-
) .! ,, ,), ir'-; r I, -;March 24. He lia.s; l"-ia ",id .n 'liei cenber It. i, ;
c<.wi, r i-;irs too- allow-: i cember, A. 1) I.V 180.
Silib ilt i navy fo fo i fift y ars. Aftl.ir \V. (; ASON,
I' ,' t\, ,arr .l t ( ni,.nt Ileft . ,
remaining on the active list two more iSeal.) Notary Public.
.. .. .. i in t' construction Hall's ('atrrh Cure is taken inter-
S a rs he will retire finally on full al and acts directly e
,' ,' 11 "t, (' |S W, 1iall. and acis directly upon the
t.hr.l aKr,.m,.ne a j had yith paY. blood and mucous surfaces of the sys-
I. n fr t of tn. Sen for testimonials free.
S .1 .Gnton for the careof GROWTH OF THE FLORIDA LIFE F. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo. O.
Ibrtige and toonlng of the draw ,o al- Sold by all druggists, 75c.
img hltai to Iam- tor fift. c,-nts an Take Hall's Family Pills for consti-
SThe third annual statement of the lpation.. m
4'.n ,nuwask .r Mc4Kay. was instruct- I Florida life Insurance Company will FAIL TI

SI, b la."- prvpert-d and posted at the
b~i4gd proper warning notices, and
bI *** asio, instructed to have the
t ~e eIow m bride Iropelrly scraped

Mr .1 Ii M-llvaine was present
sd prn1MSPd to the board that he
wIM .art as ferryman and keep in
-wi rweer at his own expense the
S cft Orahlmvllle for $o per month
frie Januars 1. 194 to January 1.
I01" kcr-r(It.-' and warrant for $4
was or (.-re drawn. balance of pay-
n .*1, ,Ito.- him in dtale
I *..It, n911 toif' .r M cll ain.' was

be found elsewhere in this issue of
the Banner The information contain-
ed therein is of material interest to
the insuring public of Florida.
Splendid gains in all essential items
is the Florida Life's record for 1908.
The figures contained in this staite-
ment are more eloquent than words.
and need no comment to show the
steady growth of this excellent home
company. Its record has been one
of steady progress and continued
growth. The results obtained la-t
year should be as pleasing to policy-
holders as they are complimentary to
*i.. .ffim --. n .f t hl n ,,. mr n.1 nr.d th ir

No wonder at all that the politics
of the south is based upon prejudice
and passion in the light of the fol-
lowing which we clip from the Ocala
Banner, of Ocala. Florida. The Ban
ner publishes 'the comments on Emer-
son of other southern papers under
the head of "All About Emerson:"
Emerson called Poe the "jingle
man." Let's see-who was Emerson?
-Tampa Tribune. And such is fame.
Why, man, Billy Emerson was the
greatest nigger-singer this country
ever produced, and as a popular favor-
ite in his day Poe wasn't in it with
him a minute. Billy could well afford
to look down on the Raven rhymer as
lq lthor" h-i* l -' rlr rwq nh tha

a* U te I o('nTsa(' to transfer flat "ill UIIL)1- a'I U| lZ JLIi aI. I '1 5' Cl ,il c J nl luti -- htiI~uui ti
t flat In- onn i-l ii ojl iii- coumi'pany alIni e a mTere jngle man --tnnin ine
f..' ht f.rr' to urka or management. The record made is latter didn't jingle near as much coin
fa aht f*'rr\ to lEureka for: $.ering in his pocket for the little pieces he
Si*. 1,tat,.-r of transferring flat from ranly a one rote as honest Billy did for his nig-
Hilf 't tark f, rr and kp- The statement shows the conserva- ger-sin;ing.-live Oak Democrat.
tive increase in business and a goodt Cut it out. boys. Get into the band
Iit %- a r.t.'rr' ( to g i' I w> tha ret t' 't
4 ow,' r.al,, l w aw r surplus 'io policy-holders. Its income wagon of progress. Let the dead past
S ** or burao its leadl. douse memories and
above disbursements is $.,24.=2. u i dead. o t n; mrhs ann
., f r'd to o ov disbursements is $721.72tun to the future. It is today and
rn at which is a strong feature in fav.)r of not vesterdly which concerns us. Got
,,i l'ri ',' tar tin, tti oal yiat "" > .
its administration. Over $3.00$.0,o .00; l)busy on the righh thing and that I-st
i .,. : ,,f t.. ,arl. \ iZI: Ii n- i ns rance is carried in force and there calciulat e fior presonii day iiiterests.
nn a iciTh(' 'ncrn" iseT ,-ai issue. \'t.
tr *' '* 'i'H t Or r of sec- are $:."i r assets for everdead issue. otollr of
s a 4 ,t ', ., 1 r 2 aHid running .ast :ire 0 assets for every ,ollar of for the democrat, if he's right: or v(ot,
.4,,,t -, .,e ..' i t where, ': i liability to policy-holders. Tho e com- for the r'pnblic.ii1n if h1e is more ri lit.
0,., .1 l., l .1,~ .ar, pr rOofs of death.; andI I ( n l- )! ) "n': VOt for' i.;hh r ifr'tr n Ir'j..li c( .
r e.. .. h. ,, '.I,' r ,'(- ,,t tl ,.,1 hat s tr inic' last yea'. I )n th cl:,im ---,' id ( )klia. Ev'. a t ,,is.
rnath o, t* ..-o\ ,. th.- .t ) 1 ... nt r.ll,.1 Th nin has any acquaintanc with. Ke
paid in full upon receilpt of satisfac- ;"a' has any aequaintance with, Ke n
p n .i' '"i tory proofs of death and the c I- Sat ire or roal. Humor. andl would
Th. )I1 .tf M41, el- & MacKay tor s rom es in setting its not recognize them fac,' to fac- in
St r i panys promptness in settling its ob-t ulr
thr 9-1%&!r ,-of IN-Jail and 'w1rurtii n the public road.
f lar h tout -7 s N ovemerligations has been one of its strong-
of a or fo 2 s ove est and best features.
tods to c ra fire-armsl were ap- At the close of the year the com- Senator Taliaferro of Florida, in
pe .d an. license ordered issued panv took over the business of the the senate Friday, spoke at length
Southern Home Insurance Company
for the- following persons. viz: H. T. Southern Home Insurance Company upon his bill to prevent the manufac-
of Bartow. Florida. and on January 1.
l p F Morrien. Arthur Hall. of Btoidaand n nr ture. sale. or transportation of adul-
Js lW M .os. W. H. opened an accident branch under the terated, misbranded or falsely graded
".ma c; E Krider. George D. management of C. H. Baker. naval stores, having especial refer-
The Florida Life has become well
Sarl. H T Jo.me. W R Malphurs. T. he a e eoe heence to rosin and turpentine.
H ;tg. e H opkins. Chas. W. staa o t Senator Taliaferro claimed that the
Willa A J state now realize that they can ob- adulteration in naval stores had be-
I'lvd A J Eillis
1 I utnl cam before the board tain from this company as good insur- come so general as to drive out of
Sn. asked a reulction of valuation n ance as can be bought anywhere. business many firms dealing in the
*.l -Als for lat 4oribeud as fol- onyA careful consideration of the state- genuine article.
lowa r 'or Iland s oe f nw cor of ment clearly shows that the Florida Senator Taliafero charged parties
14, ,4t 110). % chs a of nw cor of Life is conserving every interest of Senator Taliafero charged parties
St r east thence Life is conervn e iteret of to so-called trust with having prrac-
SI 4 1 f t n r t -2 the policyholders, and that its af- ticed various offenses. such as false
* f4 ft t. to $( Re guest fairs are in good and competent grading and giving short weight, the
rws fres to eq hands. In Ocala the company has an manipulation of 'the market for tur-
S A .. .. able representative in our well known nentine and rosin below the cost of

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For Truck Farmers

and Gardeners

M Beans, Cabbage, Cucumber, Lettuce,

M Cantaloupe, Water Melon, Spuash

1 Tomato, Turnip, Rutabaga, Etc.

These Seeds are Absolutely Fresh

If you get your Seeds from us and

have favorable conditions for crops,

you cannot fail


CLARK BROS., Proprietors




I wish to introduce our missionary
to the Methodist people of the Ocala
district. The preachers at the Insti-
tute decided to keep up our district
special this year. and on the recom-
mendatian of Dr. W. R. Lambirth and
Bro. W. G. Pletcher. we take Brother
Riera as our missionary. His salary
is $700. and we are going to pay it
as a free-will offering.
Brother Riera was reared a Roman
Catholic, but God opened up to him
a more excellent way. He was con-
verted in Tampa and attended schools
in Florida for several years. After
the Spanish-American war he return-
ed to Cuba. During Brother Baker's
successful ministry at Matanzas. one
of his most faithful helpers was
Brother Riera. He spent two years
in ,Brotlhr t lakcl r's hhorne. p)trsuing
his snluii, s and learning by experi-
rnc(' the nany iiiv iis of a Met ho'li :
itin 'irali t.
For \ i y -aris h1' ha.- s'e rvd vi-
rion ('aI 's in ('ui)a aind his lab ors
l;av' t wn wolerfuilly btlssed (of (;od.
11 hiring on.' of th-s years be re eivedl

ichnrch. irothher Riera was oreiained
dlonon by Bishop Candller at Santa
Clara in W193. and elder at Cienfue-
eos in Januaryy of this year. He was
married to Miss Rosaria Acosta. in
Matanzas, in 19,11. and they have an
interesting family of four children.
For the present year our missionary
is laboring at Baracoa. one of the
most needy fields in Cuba. Le us re-
member to pray for him and his peo-
ple.-T. J. Nixon, in Methodist Advo-

Jacksonville is to give a public dem-
onstration of what happens in a rail-
road wreck when two engines come
*together in a head-on collision, mov-
ing at the rate of fifty or sixty miles


Standard Makes of Plumbing Goof OGas Engines, Pumpo, Ir li ~g Ptis
Acetylene Gas Plants Sold and Installed Complet. REstWtee prompy
mitted on any Work In our line.

P. O. Box No. 944

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A special from Mobile says' that a
long distance message received here
this afternoon from Pensacola, Fla.,
states that the missing schooner, De-
pendent, from Mobile, February 7, for
Port Inglis, Fla., with a cargo of coal,
that had been given up for lost was
beached near Cedar Keys, Fla., out
that the crew were safe, and there
was some hope of getting the vessel

Among the policies of interest to

an hour. At the exposition grounds a the state that are being advocated by
track seven-eighths of a mile inHon. Park Trammell, the new attor-
length has been laid. and starting ney general, is that when state lands
from each end of this track the en- are to be sold in large quantities, pub-
gines will speed toward each other, lic advertisement should be made


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s to make thia institution a material
benefit to the community, and an ad
vantage to every man and woman -to
ou in particular.
We offer every facility conslte(nt
vith conservative banking. If Is our
.us.iness to acccmmtnoat*' the Ipople
We invite you to join our growing
i:;t of satisfied customers


I DII.' I~mdu

cones forth with a 44 piag. Uv-l
edition in commenmoration of Wa b
ington's birthday and in r-lebratie
of itself and the wonderful gi wte
and development of 8t PetWerb a
rhe Independen: has a coeerete hIrtl-
'ng of its own. and it claims to have
the best fltee-up prntinug n ***abbl
ment in south Florida The w.tlte II
sends out seems to eongrm all it tsy
about itMslf The ladkepead.I to s
excellent publication and its soouvear
edition is one that any printing a
tablishment may well be proid of It
no other department of humbe *.*.M
vor is there mor4 improvemawt ti
Florida than In her nwspaprws

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S I a %If%0 P IyFri %jV"

The St. Pefrc~rhuric


S P VI.)! ;t Special Cor. 'Ocala Banner: Special Cor. Ocala Banner: N G
Sunday was an ideal day for boat- Engineer Larson was driving his ( >
odaeitio n of lng. and the lake was alive with "Coast Line" train down its road of -
I mra eme"t of launches. *"tropical wonders" at a lively clip the 0
i^ m* -V isenful I Robert L. Fosnot, the boat-builder, other day. Well, that is the way he 0 0 N God
o mmm-, !'bh as received the knock-down frame usually drives it.
ty whe 1for a 25-foot launch, which he will! What we wish to here relate is this:
111 m tl build for his own use. The famous engineer had steam up l c
rLson< lIto l I It is rumored that Mrs. K. X. full and his faithful iron brute sped < <
Stn Mbet twemty-Bye e Brown, who has been spending some the rails heavily and fast. It was up A! Y
Weir i m Ist hi hi con. months in New York, is contemplat- in the Orange Lake country that the O 0 0
I'i -y member of so- Ing a return to her beautiful grove. incident trickled forth, fresh from the. O 0 LX
S Li ~M y I the shop aTnd Geo. C. Snow is busily engaged in bewitching Yankee girl's tongue, in- r
Scoe. loading a number of cars with white nocently, and it was while the long
Sh Lake Weir sand for use in concrete limited was at full speed. We all
R ad Iisa t o t only oen- work. know "Thirty-Nine"--St. Petersburg's
a M *tr ty M0 g. They have Mr. and Mrs. Lee Lytle were callers south bound-and it had trailing lull-
aggag amwd"M* to tive for at Woodmar last week. They have man car Evangeline, and it was full, > >
41 l far It EBc0sterttg the been visiting Mr. Lytle's father, Capt. too. And all were gay in the Evan- J
4M $ll t them. Mbjected Lytle, of the Mammoth Grove, and geline and the Yankees were busy as
ai growing OUt Mr. Frank Lytle of Stanton. Mr. Ly- bees telling their admirations of our 00 0
"o, L he" Wr profound tie is one of the representatives of the pretty pine, palmetto and orange dot- tz Z Aeted th e b u y g 0
! melIeiM setoheuftarl iwth they Union Carbide Company of Chicago, ted country and our pleasant climate. S wc
e aelnI WO ame"" with thea 5
Samd f k their ptathp as expert in the installation and care and outside farms and hammocks nod- F as
Sf w ca A of acetylene gas plants. He exoeots ded appreciation. The great train << an Sm er S tO Cky w
a m of -13gt ehed men, to make Ocala his headquarters. wormed the southern Alachua ham- .
to e~e h em mu n g Mrs. George MacKay and little mocks more lively than ever and sped 00 Q 5
a* 1 psperly take as an daughter spent a few days recently at down through the last dale and into 0 0 0
S-- s- appre--ation of Blair Villa. as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Marion, and among the palmettoes 0 0 ery C l e CS-
On P tZ Iad this Jut policy Woodrow. She hopes to be able to and orange trees suddenly. $ ? 1 V
"a Isecure a cottage at Woodmar for the "Oh!" said a sweet Yankee miss of z z
e A eatmet of Ne summer. sixteen, as she gracefully eyed the pe- p
I may Nwel admit of doubt Mr. W. R. Goodwin has secured a culiar bunchy palmettoes. "Look at
Is e insef a n rae an ap- number of grapefruit trees from the those pineapple trees!" a
"t ft o f fteir numbler t.->nu
A __m 3 a* .ernmuetity In. which thrifty nursery of E. L. Carney, across Her mother as looking, she could y th e S p ri
4 H eraot e thelr ninumr ih acros w -i _J
So aOt1g tis on whiepread and the like. and has set them out on his not look elsewhere, as the trees were < < 4
O- b ta1telfse with the ease and large lot at Woodmar. This makes so grand and weird, and she asked o
Wt wh r the kK'al goveru- 100 orange and grapefruit trees at Delia, the girl, had she found a line- Z Z c s an d E Ories, Of
ot r e d 1 1t 3 tf ua'dIit benefit bhey wnO 'The demand for the Della, the his- then, and she answered, "No. mamma,
-- inge a--t tos the rmee to out- toric Fosnot boat, for picnic purposes and I am just (lying to find a ripe 33
11 1111111111 and increase e f has already begun. Dr. Henry and one!"
b whirserb an appoint-. Dr wech th wnti one!
M A I471 to e_ _der. Th.er ,for family and guests will use the boat The "pineapple" trees became more o Q h ih w
I I reste ta rweIMaIlng the negro this week, and a party from Candler plentiful at this juncture of the con- g a
mI" W pettrA" t must exercise a will enjoy a lake ride next week. versation, and as the "pineapple 0 0
-o I u atW thereby to do it This boat can no longer be called the news" was spoken so truthfully by C ?3
j oli Is i"ood. On the other steamer, as her big steam engine has the girl, every -tourist in the car took M
" Wt mliMM b carertl not to en- been replaced by a 14-horse power notice and stood up and, in company
We Iespteese of race feel- Cushman gasolene motor, thus ma- with the girl and her mamma, admired
^S the Ine iL= met of terlally lightening the weight and in- and chatted about the trees and the
pi P al smo" creasing the speed. With her new missing "apples." It will be to your advantage as well as ours to se
,I m.T o power the Della is much better adapt- In the car was an Ocala lady, who l
M pW W or feeling. a recol ed to passenger service, sat and smiled several minutes before r line before buyng elsewhere
S f 4t s s*Nre e ly awakens In Bob and Sam Fosnot have been gently breaking the awful news of00 buying elsewhere
eaMt 6 61eper sympathy for tbe.,m busy the past ten days carrying fruit facts-that the "pineapple" trees were -
have ta hea r It 'r fer from It across from the west side of the lake. none other than Florida palmettoes,
m s I g tm the wisdom of a policy Most of it has been shipped over the and that the pineapple "tree" was a : c vc
at to IIely to I0'w* It Mean- new spur of the Seaboard at South small, long-leaf plant, etc. <4 T h_ ViJety
If WNhhat I0 tooe to prevent,. 1 Lake Weir. Now that the old steam It was a disappointed bunch, but g
OlD "'00L ^is 11Wwth wllmr,. tinndu engine is out of the Della it is no they took it good na,'turedly and sat
i OW asd i.Mre and* mre ,'f the longer necessary to use the barge for down. and then turned in on the Ocala to o S Af KK o It
Mo | *11 r. rlis tnti.i f*-rrying oranges. party a fusilade of questions relating g M A R C U FR A N K P roprietor 3
S Uft" r of iteM Msath is tlo be muhl Mr. and Mrs. Clawson of the Lake- to Florida that would have made a ui m
.ftia 1.by te t Industrihal and iltel- side Hotel were among the callers at cable, could the questions have been Z Z
Ia"FI 4unws of thle n rr The xe "The Oaks" on Monday. In their par- trunk together, from Pensacola to NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY
l aoft p*I.et'nI rnl hi-e, I*y those Ty which was circling the lake in Mr. ;he Tampa Bay Hotel. NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY NEW GOODS ARRIVING DAILY
0 doI' uI or. Int.'lltIInt .and Bartlett's launch was Dr. Clawson of Old "Thirty-Nine" bowled on and
ta1 t o e t' eill I.. withheld .In Plainfield, N. J.. with his young son. when it struck the hedge row of Soan- -
Sth kiL-'r~lt ;tin i rret p.nillle f Dr. Loder. who is at the head of one ish bayonets near Mclntosh. the BUSY BELLEVIEW
__ rmrv, of the large hospitals in Chicago. was bunch. lead by the young miss, shout- _-__
TH Laber Quoesten. a caller last week. He has been vis- ei "Pineaples!" as she thought sure Judge and Mrs. L. 1. Heopkins and T
The ,. - **ne .**i. r si..T i.>whliih iting Mr. Stafford at the foot of the :his time. Again they were given an Mrs. G. D. Bogert of Belleview were
1f Irfe | M made the s.ul,.;,-t lake. answer in the negative from the Ocala pleasant callers at the Ocala Banner
of g"t *nTr ,.*r c .'"***Itih" Ii. i'- .- Mr. and Mrs. Holder came down party. Of course she 'told the Yan- office Tuesday, and from them we A t F
m-4 '.". f,.r *..*' 'i :1 .. in fr-omni O.ala in their Buick auto on Keos that the pineapple thrived bet- gleaned the following interesting rows And hW IW k Are Restored o Full VlIgr ad
Ig aerr Mn 1Il d'<'i 'ir, 'i@-l ,, l t.unlav ,,y morning. bringing Mr. Wood- t..r further, south and that they would items about our neighboring town. the Hinds of the reatest Speeialists of 0 terSTl
r4 '' L t il' zi' .einlo r1.with them. TpKO car came .e* tI ll in plenty later on. the village of oaks. A'. you perfei'tly strong, Seto'. rlBnrous, healthy. happy a o, w...... If a
rPSt-l t 't, '] n I *. b n ,tinI should not deuay one ,ay biefo're you 4onuult & mpecialhat. ','ne "t. wi *, t, "C .,t h's .
f,< f.' ,, I.. h, 1--(. .,v, through all right. although it required Several of tlh, party were treated Mrs. Kramer and children, accom- proper ktreatment uorscurtads s rmplhMas t e adding .1 alun.nl M a .
**',' ,i **' b.- **,.i:tii-,' "sonme p1illing" in some of 'the sandy to great big and juicy pineapple's hen panied by the former's mother, of Col The Leading Specialists
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agg r ,we f ,r 0, to e .tinf, Iralud in the ,njoyiJ a ride onl tihe lake in ~l Ch('i- SIVi ER Pl'llI. d.. Mr. Earl Gai'rdner iV' a e a house b n' the u.rvY.if t'. .i' pr. I. ",
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