The Ocala banner
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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: October 8, 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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OCTOBER 8th, rgo9.


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Garden Seeds


Just in At


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Ocala Florida

win wwwn ww Win W lfl n nW

Local and Personal.

Mr. J. M. ULddell, the Santos mer-
calt and farmer, was a visitor Mon-

Dr. BMtch makes an appeal for the
cAUre. which shows that his heart
to stI in the right place.

Mr. Wilbur Cleveland left Monday
fr Wlbter Park to resume his studies
a ReoMas College.

Thelnvernes Chroui..' : rei:s to
Mr. J. C. B. Kooncr of his ,ity as
ose of the ablest la%% ycr3 in florida.

Mr. C. C. Rawls, formerly of Mont-
breek. Levy county, was shaking
heads with his Ocala friends yester-

Mrs. John F. Williamson of Daytona
Beach is in the city on a visit to her
sMot. Mrs. John R. Martin. who has
been quate ill for tue past few weeks.

Mr. t. IDavidson and her hand-
some ymog oa. Master Zack, have
retired to their home at Leesburg,
after a short visit in Ocala with Mrs.
W. Pike.

bfa,1th buildings, good well, pond,
et., in Old Town neighborhood. Mrs.
J. Dioaed Prguson, Ocala, Fla. 10-1-4:

Mr. James H. Badger of Oldtown,
Mr. Warren Smith of Belleview, Mr.
* Thomas of York, Mr. Means of Rock-
well. Dr. Snow of Pedro, and quite
a number of others were in Ocala

Mr. T. E. Pritchqtt. who has a large
peach orchard at Candler. was i i
Jacksonville Saturday. Besides grow-
ing peaches and oranges Mr. Pritch-
ett sells machinery supplies as a siklb
line. and is quite successful.

The "Everglades Edition" of the
Miami Metropolis is a suiterb a'tir.
It is forty-eight pages, handsomely il-
lustrated. The reading is excellent.
the pictures appropriate and the
whole edition attractive.

Mr. J. B. Borland, who has large or-
ange interests at Citra and Orange
Creek. Lee county, was in Ocala Mon-
day. Ife says that the white fly was
kept pretty well subjected this season
at Citra by the brown fungus that
has taken strong hold in all the
groves in that section.

Miss Tilly O'Haver of Keuka spent
Saturday and Sunlay with Mrs. Mazie
Lyles. Miss O'Haver attended school
ti Ocala several years ago and has a
number of friends here who were glad
to see her again. She has just termi-
mated a pleasant visit with Dr. and
Mrs. Blitch at Blitchton.

Tb. board of county commissioners
were in ession Monday. the special
bslaess before them being the re-
eelviang of the tax books from the as-
semor. The books this year are In
aptdid shape. They are all type-
wrMte, aad so far as known do not
cotia so error. The tax assessor
wa u wanly e ommeded for his work.
T vahsatloms exceed $,000.00.

t October 12th, the Ocala
- -a a.




MEETING OF THE CONFEDERATE found sympathy in this their
VETERANS Iof sorrow.
Respectfully submitted,

The members of Marion Camp, No.
i56, U. C. V., held their regular month-
ly meeting in the council chamber
Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock.
In the absence of the chaplain, Gen-
eral H. W. Long opened the meeting
with prayer.
The roll was called and the follow-
ing members were found to be pres-
Comrad-es Alfred Ayer, J. L. Beck,
!\V. D. vEinisor, M. P. Frink, L. M.
Graham, Frank Harris, W. Kirkpat-
rick, H. W. Long, J. H. Livingston, D.
A. Miller, S. J. McAteer, B. H. Norris,
C. C. Priest, L. M3. Raysor, V. Seckin-
ger, C. C. Stephens, T. J. Sistrunk, E.
T. Williams, J. D. Williams.
The minutes of the last meeting
we re then read and approved.
Thv, adjutant then read several
on.nunications emanating from na-
Sional headquarters.
Ge.n,'ral orders No. 22 stated that
rane-" we're entitled to membership in

...L. ,any of the camps who had not been
soldiers in the Conteuerate army, and
had been honorably discharged
Again, on Tuesday. were the ladies ih h
S r e laietrom said service, or the descendants
of Ocala and vicinity treated to a mil- of such soldiers.

linery opening, something that is al- General orders No. 23 related to the
ways a great pleasure. On this occa- movement on foot for the purchase of
sion Miss Mary Affleck, whose milli-the birth. place of Jefferson Davis, the
same to be retained as a memorial to
e the great chieftain, the only president
Chambliss block, neld her fall and of the Confederacy.
winter opening, and although the General orders No. 24 communicat-
weather had turned quite summery ed the intelligence of the death of
again, a great many attended the Mrs. Margaret Jefferson Davis Hayes,
opening, as it will only be a few weeks the last direct descendant of the late
now until winter hats will be a neces- Jefferson Davis. The paper paid a
sity. very beautiful tribute to her memory.
Miss Affieck had one of her show She illustrated in every way the vir-
windows entirely in green, which is aues and splendors of southern wo-
one of the leading and best colors this manhood.
season. The window was elaborately General orders No. 25 related to
decorated in green streamers, green the centennary anniversary of the
ribbons and other trimmings, and birth of Admiral Semmes, who won
three very handsome green hats. The such imperishable fame as a naval
other window was dressed with hita commander during the great struggle
in the beautiful wistaria, or raisin, of 1861-65.
shades. The committee on memorials,
One of the most admired nats was through its chairman, Gen. Henry W.
one made of green velvet, turn-el up Long, then presented the following
directly in front and in the back. It: papers on the death of two members
was trimmed with black wing. and of he camp:
finished with a touch of silver l.raid. Daniel A. Smith
Another pretty hat was a three cor- Comrade Daniel A. Smith was born
nered hat of chamois in hein Richland county, S. C., during the
nered hat of chamois in e natural year 10, and with his parents pov-
color. It was ornamented with black ed to Henry county, Georgia, the lat-
wings and gold braid. ter part of 1850. Soon afterwards he
A picture hat in the various shades attended a medical college in Atlanta,
Georgia, where he graduated with
of brown and yellow, wih a large honor. He located at Butler, Georgia.
plume, was an exceedingly pretty ere- ai.d built up a lucrative practice. He
action. was happily married to Miss Mary
There were many others of every 'adl.-worth in 1S5w, who preceded him
to" th'e spirit lard a few years only.
color, shape and size, and -: number When the toesin of war sounded in
of attractive hats for children were ; c1., he responded to his couirty'si
likewise displayed. 'tIll .v raising a company, of which
.M1iss Affieck will be pleased to ..rv' -" wn-s ,'lcct-d captain. It was one I
1 l b~ coimanies of which 'Ph 22n,
her friends and custo'mirs at -'ny ;.-'oi gia regiment was made up. which
time. '-,'),; afterward's was transferred to
''(li '*d( 'ra'e army of Vir"giii:. Cap-
The Ocala Banner says that Ediitor. t 1:.' S:irh was socn maldlte suri'geoii of
i. -. Z of A h S .us ,I i reigimnen which position he filled
iwiiti honor to himself and credit to!
Miteeor "**nmst he a vtry wealthy or hAi country. tintil the surrender of'
else a very brave man. ai'ld Then general l Robert E. Lee. at Appomat-
gives a< its reasons tor presuming as 'ox Court House. Virginia, April 9th,
f ex-onress- He then returned to his home
much. the statement of ex-Congress-at Butle:. Georgia. and resumed the
man W. B. I.amar that his five years practice of medicine with marked
of congressional life in Washington success. His fellow citizens called
city cost his wife and himself over him to fill various civic positions.
n r N B I among which were the office of mayor
seventy thousand dollars. Now, Bro. of Butler and state senator, all of
Harris. you don't suppose that we're which he filled with distinction. Dur-
going to Washington with the inten- ing the year 1S84, he settled at An-
tion of cutting the big Ike in "society" thony. Marion county. Florida, and in
c e. tn addition to the practice of his profes-
circles, trying to outdo Sir Chetuny sion, identified himself with the peo-
Liang-Chey or Prince Kondascheff, or pie of the town, county and state, and
any other of the high cock-a-lorums by his wisdom and sagacity soon be-
of the pretentious legations. No, sir- cae a leading factor in all commend-
Sable enterprises for the material
ree. We shall be content to have prosperity of his church and state.
that seventy-five hundred dollars per His adopted town made him its first
annum to keep the wolf from the mayor, and over strong competitors
door while we are getting next to the he was elected, and efficiently repre-
S wl -entel Marion county in the house of
problems that are just now taxing the representatives in the legislature of
wisdom of the best men of this land 1S95. He was an active member of
to satisfactorily adjust.-L. W. Zim, Marion Camp, No. 56,. U C. V., from
in St. Augustine Meteor. its organization to his aeath, and fill-
in St. Augustineed the office of brigadier surgeon for
a number of terms. He represented
LISTEN! When you are at home his division as a delegate in many re-
send us your orders. When in town unions of the United Confederate
make our place headquarters. Hogan's Veterans of the Confederacy. As a
Place, the whiskey man. x citizen he was affable and progressive,
as an ex-Confederate veteran he was
Oranges are already on our market true apd loyal to the fundamental
stalls, and are being shipped to mar- principles that caused the secession
ket in considerable quantities. We of the southern states, and was firm
in his convictions of what he believed
asked one man why it was done and to be right. As a husband and father,
he readily informed us. He said it he was considerate, gentle and kind.
was because the shippers obtained On the 31st day of September, 1909,
swhat they as a sheat of wheat ready for the bar-
better prices, and that was what they "God's finger touched hm, and
were in the business for. As long as he slept the sleep of death," and his
they could get better prices for green immortal spirit has Joined the spirits
than for ripe frutt they would contin- of loved ones gaone before, to await
.. .. . .. _,, ._ the resarreotmi moni.



Andrew J. Turner
Comrade Andrew J. Turner was
born in Irvin county, Georgia, Janu-
ary 14th, 1845; came to Florida on a
visit to his brothers, James and Na-
than Turner, in 1861. Enlisted at the
age of seventeen in Company "A,"
commanded by Capt. John C. bers, as a Confederate soldier, 1861.
which afterwards composed a part of
the Ninth Florida regiment of the
Confederate infantry. He participat-
ed in the battle of Olustee. February
20th, 1864; accompanied his company
and regiment to Virginia in May,
1P64. which arrived at Richmond. Va.,
May 25th, and reached Hanover Junc-
tion the afternoon of the next day,
near the Southanna river, which, on
the 27th of May, was, with his brig-
ade. commanded by General Joseph
Finegan. and was assigned to Ander-
son's division, afterwards commanded
by General Williams Melborne, Hill's
corps. Comrade Turner was a gallant
soldier, and with his command partici-
pated in the battles of Cold Harbor,
the Weldon railroad. Reams Station,
and all battles that his command was
engaged in from that date to the sur-
render of General Robert E Lee at Ap-
pamattox Court House, Virginia. April
9th, 1865. He was paroled as a pris-
oner of war April 10th, 1865, and re-
turned to Florida, adopting Marion
county as his home. He accepted
without a murmur the new order of
things, and with business forethought
entered actively in the peaceful walks
of life as merchant, cotton buyer,
stock raiser and farmer, accumulating
a sufficiency of this world's goods to
make him comfortable. He was hap-
pily married to Miss Josephine C.
Barco, November 9th, 1873, joined
the Baptist church in 1889 under the
ministry of Dr. L. D. Geiger, assisted
by Rev. D. B. Farmer, and was a con-
sistent and useful member of that
church the remainder of his life. He
was an active member of Marion
Camp. No. 56, U. C. V., a devoted hus-
band and father, and a quiet, but use-
ful citizen.
His health failed several years ago,
and it became apparent that it was
only a question of time when the dis-
solution would come. He died Sep-
tember 8th, 1909, at his old home at
Lake Sixteen, surrounded by a loving
wife and son, and other loved ones,
and was buried in St. Johns cemetery
the next day.

"Up to the beautiful mansions of light
The dear ones are gathering home."
Resolved, 1st, That in the death, of
Comrade A. J. Turner -this camp has
lost a consistent member, the commu-
nity a useful citizen; that a copy of
this memoir be furnished his bereav-
ed wife and son; that a copy be pub-
lished in the Ocala Banner and Ocala
Star, and that it be recorded in our
historic book.
Resolved, 2nd, That we extend to
the bereaved loved ones our profound
sympathy in this their time of sorrow.
Respectfully submitted,
The resolutions were aodpted, and
the adjutant was instructed to send a
copy of each to both papers for publi-
cation, and to members of the famil-
ies for preservation, as directed in the
The following comrades were elect-
(*1 to attend the next state annual re-
union, to be h-ld at liv' Oak: L. M.
Graham, M. P. Frink. .1. H. Living-
ston, B. H. Norris, C. C. Priest, Alfred
Ayer. C. C. Stephens, T. J.1. Sistrunk
and W. D. Eminisor.
Comrade Harris called attention of
the camp to the beautiful tribute paid
to the memory of Jefferson Davis by
the editor of 'the New Haven (Conn.)
Register, and the spirit actuating the
same was most highly complimented.
There being no further business the
camp adjourned.


To the Honorable School Board, Ma-
rion County:
Gentlemen-I am appealing to you in
the interest of our school teachers,
school children and the Marion Coun-
ty Fair.
Do this: Allow the teachers to ad-
journ school on the afternoon of the
24tb of November, and not convene
school again until the following Mon-
day, thereby giving the teachers and
pupils two days at the fair, and order
tht the teachers be permitted later
to teach one Saturday in lieu of Fri-
day spent at the fair.
Many school are too far distant for
the teachers and pupils to visit the
fair and return prepared to engage in
school work the following day.
Gentlemen, think of the incalculable
benefit to our school boys and girls,
the great aid to our fair and the high
appreciation of our hard-worked
teachers. S. H. BLITCH,


It Is A Fact

That the man who carries his money ina his 1 a
spend all of it without thought; while it b -.0=6
nature for a man with a bank account to Ag m t
training a reserve in his bank.



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ng marriage of
a well knowlA



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ed upon the mew re~ oSb
secured for Gram O. de
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the mouthers disuse. of
to our city beaiin 1111, I
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to which we awe railed am
and humility No eago 4
members of The poem Seif
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ftr thbe good "C ,'be bm
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the kwsory sod Weiavsgm
rous rise Is pootb' oo
the winter's wasth elm b
greatly 17eaipoi
Tuesday ae~rn 'mlbm @I*
with mm. ?waafty p'w~w M
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Invitations have been
nouncing the approaching
Dr. Sylvan McElroy, a

and popular young mna of this city.
to Miss Edna Dozier, a charming
young lady of Ocala, which; will occur
on the 20th inst., in the Brick City.
After a brief trip Dr. and Mrs. Mc-
Elroy will be at home to their friends
in Orlando.
This event is anticipated with a
great deal of interest, and friends of
the young couple extend congratula-
tions in advance.-Orlando Reporter-

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An approaching wedding, which will
be of considerable interest through-
out the state, as well as in a large
section of Florida, though it does not
take place until some time during the
Christmas holidays, will be that of
Mr. Greenwood Haley, assistant com-
missioner of agriculture and com-
merce here, to Miss ,Anne Mixon, an
attractive young lady of Ocala, Fla.,
where the marriage will take place.
Miss Mixon has been a frequent
visitor to Jackson, in the home of ex-
Gov. Jmes K. Vardaman, and was a
school-mate of hte form geroevrnat??
schoolmate of the former governor's
daughter, Miss Alethe. She is there-
fore well known and exceedingly pop-
ular in this city.
Mr. Haley, whose former home was
Okolona, has been in Jackson for
several years in his present official
capacity, and is well and favorably
known throughout most of the state.
-Jackson (Miss.) News.
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The following beautifully engraved
invitations were received this week:
Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Jeffords re-
quest the honor of your presence at
the marriage of their daughter,
Charles Edmund, to Mr. Charles Jef-
ferson Thompson, on Mnoday evening.
the eighteenth of October. at seven
o'clock, Church of the Ascension,
Clearwater, Florida.
The contracting parties are two of
Clparwator's Ihst-liked young people.
an! the we'lihtg, which promises to
Ibe a v.ry sw'ver and dainty one. will
Spr;vr cc: ,.(.'eeeinig, interest to their
large ': > ,:f friends Th-'y will be' at
home in ijr it after thhe Ilth of
NovenumLer.-OClptarwater Press.


To the Honorable Board o (' Coun'y
You are aware that there arte :
number of plank bridges along our
public highways which are, from the
writer's viewpoint, a perpetual men-
ace to the traveling public. requiring
continued inspection, reparation and
expense, all of which can be obviated
by replacing these with terra cotta
tubing. The latter, when introduced.
insures safety, prevents future ex-
pense and are there forever.

Make your paint and save manu-
facturers profit. You can make paint
at the leastrn cost when you mix 1-4 of
a gallon of Linseed Oil, costing 45
cents, with a gallon of L. & M. Paint.
You then make 1 3-4 gallons of paint.
Buy a gallon and try it, and get your
money back if not found so. The L.
& M. Paint has been used over ?A
years, and has decorated more than
two million American homes.
Sold by Mclver & MacKay, Ocala.
Fla. ()
In the case of Mr. Tucker, charged
with assaulting Mr. Ballard at Cor-
nell yesterday, Mr. Tucker was fned
$5 and costs.

Mr. J. F. Norton, one of the leading
business men of the rapidly expand-
ing city O0St.. Petersburg, was a vis-
itor Tuesday.

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4,tmemt that will Com-
wth amy city of like
b tb M Wad etrally locat-
T-ere are three paid
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ggateesma me who amre pald
lb" alsow at arm. The
botss o as alarm system.
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depth of 50 feet. Fish on the bottom
are as plain as if they were in a tin
pail. A penny thrown into the
Springs can be seen as readily as if
held in your hand. There is some-
thing about the chemical composition
of toe water that serves to give it a
magnifying power. It is nine miles
to the Oklawaha river, and the water
is as clear as crystal the entire dis-
tanc.. A student of nature can secure
food for rumination on this trip that
will last for a long time.
Blue Springs is another resort of a
similar nature, twenty miles south of
Ocala, and is reached by rail or car-
riage. Many pleasure parties find
their way to these Springs at all sea-
sons of the year.
Homosassa-on-the-Gulf is another of
the popular resorts reached from
Ocala, being two hours distant by
train, ana located on the Gulf of
Mexico, furnishing the best fishing
and hunting to be found in this see-
tion of the state.
Lake Weir is fast becoming a popu-
lar resort, being eighteen miles south
of Ocala on the line of the A C. L
There is fine bathing and sailing here.
-Ocala City Directory. 1908-1909.


We agree to do youear work Just
as reasonable as a good printer
can do it. We don't try to un-
derbid anybody. We don't try
to meet anybody else's prices.
We know that the printer who
charges you more makes a big-
ger proIt tban we do.
Pkone any time-No. 1.
*hI& IA in at-


1"Wlam ams to PMAM -
as a s wea ft a sbmwcoa-
asM omnthe worknO enm roemadM-
r Wn be phs- to completlsat ant
a or s sv
U. 6 :- s ..... of the surest
m~m -a. of a aurs growth and de-
,tmi-st is tae Status and growth
Its postoaee receipts. Ocala's
0ta0ice, for the past five years,
sows an Increase ia receipts of
about 12 per cent. per anum. This
reMts a steady, permanent growth,
ilnis any "bum" features. Below Is
Pleaded a statement of receipts for
the pat five years:
Geo. C. Crom, postmaster; B. F.
Borden, assistant postmaster; Thom-
as C. Thompson, clerk; T. M. Moore,
clerk; A. P. Gilmore, clerk; BenJ. R.
Bitch, clerk; Otto G. Lohrig. clerk.
Carriers. Chas. H. Stewart, Horace
Harold, Jas. 8. LaRoche, Harry L
Boober, sub.
Lobby always open. Money order,
register and stamp windows open
from 8 a. m.. to 6 p. m. General de-
liver; window open from 8 a. m., to
8 p. m. Stamp, money order and reg-
istry business transacted at general
delivery window from 6 p. m., until
8 p. m.
Paved Streets-There are over six
miles of paved streets which cost the
city $7,500. The main square or pla-
sa is paved with vitrified brick. Good
roads lead out from the city in every
direction, affording many pleasing
Cement Walks-Durtig the past
year several miles of cement walks
have been laid on the main business
and residence streets, and the good
work still continues; and it will not
be long before this class of walks
will supercede all others.
Puoie Library-Of the few cities
within the state that maintain public
Libraries this city is one. It was start-
ed eighteen years ago, and has been
In constant operation since. The new
loction is on N. Main street, on the
seand floor ot the Clyatt building,
and is open during the afternoon from
4 to 9. The librarian is Miss Louise
K. Gamsby. Membership is $2.50 per
year. which fee permits the patrons
to borrow the current magazines with
each book taken out. Non-members
are required to pay 2 cents per day
Cor the privilege of drawing books.
Water Works-The Ocala Water
Comopay was organized in 1888 with
a capital stock of $100,000, owned
principally by eastern capitalists. The
water is obtained from an artesian
well bored to a depth of 1220 feet,
rendering the source of contamination
absolutely free from surface impuri-
ties. The capacity is 500.000 gallons
per day. The water is hard. but heal-
thy and palatable, the sulphur being
removed before being turned into the
mains. There are nine miles of
mains and ninety-five fire hydrants.
Transportation-Marion county and
Ocala have two systems of railroads,
the Atlantic Coast Line and the Sea-
board Air Line. Both roads traverse
the county north and south, and the
%. C. L. runs also east sad west.
In addition to these rail facilities,
beat lines operate from the Oklawa-
ha river, which runs north and south
through the county, connecting at
Palatka for Jacksonville and ocean
points, and also lines operating in the
Withinaoochee river, which skirts the
southwestern edge of the county.
Points of Interest-Silver Springs,
a resort five miles north of theocity
is one of the most famous and popu-
Oar resorts in the state. The Springs
may be reached by driving out, as the
roads to it are fine. At the Springs
is the terminus of the Howard and
Hart lines of steamers which run to
Pazstka. This is considered one of
the most beautiful trips on the con-
tinent. The Oklawaha river, into
which the Springs empty, has an indi-
viduality all its own. Its banks are
strewn with a constantly changing
panorama of scenery entirely differ-
eat from anything else in this coun-
try. At the Springs a sight awaits
the visitor that it is seldom one's
privilege to behold. The tiny boat
that takes you out on the Springs has
a glass bottom, through the bottom of
the Springs can be plainly seen at a

Europe. There, however, it is not so
universal and flagrant as in the orient.
There is scarcely a house in the
Moslem, Greek and Armenian districts
of the population of Constantinople
which has not hanging above its en-
trance door a collection of garlic and
scarcely a beast of toil which has not
attached to some part of it a string
of blue beads. Among the uneducated
it is impossible to find an individual
who does not pin absolute faith to the
all healing power of such charms.
especially of blue beads, which are
supposed to be an unfailing panacea
against every possible ill.
Less general is the belief in the east
In the baleful influence of the planets
Saturn and Mars upon the constitution
of the human body. upon its four car-
dinal humors-blood, phlegm, yellow
bile and black bile. These planets are
considered by some orientals, especial-
ly in the far south, as the unmistak-
able causes of all sorts of ailments.
Woe unto him who begins any work
when Saturn or Mars Is in the ascend-
ant.-Cleveland Plain Dealer.

If Only.
Miss Enpec (engaged to Tommy)--
When you proposed to me you sald
that if I would only say the right
word you would be the happiest man
ai the world.
Tommy-Ah: If you had only said it!
--ll-tratsO Bits..

"Were you ever In a railroad disas-
ter ?

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Queer Ideas About Aleviatingr
Bodily Suffering.


The Treatment to Which Crippled
Children Are Subjected-Bunches of
Garlic and Strings of Blue Beads as
Panaceas Against All Kinds of Ills.
A stone strikes some part of the imldy
of an oriental and inflicts a wound
The train of ideas that this accident
would produce in his mind would run
something like this: The stone is the i
cause of pain. the cause of the wound.
It is the principal origin of the trouble
But the essence of every origin is bid-
den. secret and therefore sacred. The
stone becomes an awe inspiring fetich
The wound is neglected. The fetirb
has to be propitiated. This simple il-
lustration Is borne out and support l
by everyday experience which ened-
teal men encon-iter In the east.
Another n, t:tuce may he derived
from a mon~r ibe lower classes of rho
Grpek ,pipi-.ition of Constantinople. A
child fills iand cuts his head. The
first tbouniht of the parent is to be ur.
not to wash and to bind up the wound.
still less to vall medical assistance.
however grave the cut may turn out
to be. This is always an afterthought.
which very often comes so late that
the help of a surgeon can prove of eo
The first thing the farther or mother of
the Injured child thinks of doing is to
poor over the shoulder upon the place
of the accident a libation of wine or
sugared water and to whisper in per-
forming this some mysterious formula
supposed to possess supernatural effi-
cacy against every form of evil.
The Moslems are addicted to the
queerest practices for purposes of heal-
ing or alleviating bodily pain. A Turk.
for Instance, in distress or suffering
from some disease, however severe,.
knows of no better remedy than to fix
a piece of his dress, torn off with true
oriental equanimity, to an iron bar of
some saint's tomb or to drink water
from a tumbler into which he has pre-
viously put a sheet of paper with writ-
ings from the Koran. Sometimes be
will take a jar, the interior of which
has been written all over with strange
formulae and signs. Hlie will then fill
It with water, wait till these formulae
and signs have been thoroughly dis-
solved and drink the singular solution
with an absolute faith in Its wonder
working efficacy.
Sheltered by the somber cypresses
of the great Mohammedan cemetery at
Scutari (the ancient Chrysopolis on the
Asiatic coast of the Bosporus) there
stands in picturesque solitude the tomb
of a horse. Every Friday afternoon
Turkish mothers carry to that tomb
their crippled children to be submitted
by a select "*khodja" (priest) to an ex-
traordinary course of treatment. These
children are dragged, with their dis-
eased limbs dangling over the hillock.
from one end of the tomb to the other
and then back again in the same fash-
ion. The occult influence emanating
from this hillock is supposed to be an
all edcient panacea.
It IS not dlcult to trace In this case
the crude, imperfect *qoicstion of
Ideas. The horse has long been con-
sidered an emblem of vigor, typifying.
as Ruskin says, the flow and force
of life." Hence the belief of the ori-
ental, inherited, no doubt, from the
Greeks, In the all conquering virtue
and influence of occult and mysterious
efluvia which are supposed to emanate
constantly from a horse's tomb.
The wearing of a necklace of blue
beads or of garlic as a potent means
of keeping away disease or of warding
off the evil eye is quite a universal
matter of sincere belief in the whole
of Turkey. This superstition is shared.
as is well known, by the lower classes
of many a country in civilized eastern



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ner office. The Moores originated the
system and keep right up to date.
Come and examine what the Ocala
Banner has.

The president is speeding on to Cal-
ifornia. He is missing mighty good
weather by not having come to Flor-

By C. K. McQuarrie.
gp.*eeeee.sese~se~p..esee.esopee s***-*-------

The proper preparation of the cane
crop for grinding cuts quite a figure
in the net result of the syrup-making.
Cane intended for syrup should be al-
lowed to grow as late in the season
as possible. There is often rivalry
among farmers in certain communi-
ties as to who will have the first of
the season's syrup on the market, and
the crop is often cut weeks ahead of

ten mature ones. on orntuary ss,- *
When we come to the ceriilgS .
want to use a sharp tool ia* owit

make a clean slanting cut


slanting? Because If oth.rai. th.
butt of the stalks will be mors- or i.n.
splintered, and if laid away fir am'o.
time before grinding. thai jp in' i
have some sour sap in It. which ,. i

the time it should be cut. Syrup made Rt wn.Te --s
no wnt.Theordinary c imkn

from immature cane is of inferior
quality in every way. We have then
a poorer quality in the first syrup on
the market than we get later on when
the crop is properly matured.
Throughout northern and western
Florida, the middle of November is
early enough. to cut the crop. Should
a slight frost occur before that time
it will not damage the cane for syrup
making purposes.
Stripping can be done any time af-
ter the first of October, and any odd
time at the farmer's command can be

is not a good tool for cutmins t**
cane, in that it scanot o ....
enough to the ground. A light .
sharpened hoe will btw founo 'h. e.t
for this purpose, anl han.i!.-.i
man who knows %kw ,, ,wt ,l w .,
excellent work. Ther.- hol,
hands working >og-th. ,r ,
down the can-.s. anl the- .hr ,
ing the cut cante out of t.-
saves time
What is mean b y i.- -p,,.
is the laying away ,f c u h '*, :.
rows or piles to wat .....

good tools for this purpose on the
market, and if the acreage is large it
pays one to buy these; but for the or-
dinary cane patch on most farms, a
piece of hoop iron will be found to do
good work. All dead leaves should be
completely removed up to the first
immature joint, and particular care
exercised that everything in the shape
of trash be completely cleared away
from the roots, so that the stalks can
be cut very close to the ground: for
the sweetest part of the cane is that
next to the ground.
This operation has quite an impor-
tant bearing on both the quality and
quantity of the syrup. If we cut
close to the mature joints and leave
no green joints for grinding, we are
apt to be troubled with sugaring of
the syrup. The green or immature
joints contain glucose, which tends

devoted to the job. There are several time. Quite a nw ,.
Q a num--'.-

makers lio no)r t r:i'- f,.. ,
grind as they cut. Bill *b. .
acreage is grown. It 4 .mp io.
get enough help to k+-p th. , .,
and grinding going ai 'h. ,A,
so the crop has t, be lasid a.s, ',
covered up 'lith leaves and 'sa.e
keep out the cold. In la ayin g t .,
unless the crop is an estra b *,, .
piles containing about .N* cs. -. .
are recommenlied. lai a s. mNtW,
as possible. and well rov.rp ,,, .
tect them from from
Grinding lmmediat7 after c 'qalg
is not to be reeommawne&d letI. r,s
be large or small gSyrp Ma trm
cane laid away for aTi w.,
is superior to that ma h m -ew ,
cane. The a" sms a o m sa
it takes ees af it toN o Wsvvm
Snstance it wt eM me t N
sap from a wly-e me to m s

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46. NUMBER 15

Loaland Personal.

'~~~~~~~t '~*a*'.g'.Ithe
a' 'e~ui whict ] ele*'s

I ~,, dt* !Oa.Jel-l-with
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ nf ~ .Ae1tt~ are' bf-

H. I ~a Ilip wflor.-
'* *~c I it~ Iitirtirin
'.~~ I"' lii tie was

Mal 1 a. -.it iiera
1 i. k4 o.1i ii.m ll.
11I. : hbi t% *

I' A.* ~ ,i ha.. h-'i n
* rt:il we-ks tra'-
.,' h-, h-alth. has
*; d i- visiting
' t.**t 'Citra.

S* 4 Ju,. I hat rented from
Sa t it tn114 hat-I hib cottage on
ki. a,.-tit. r*-c,.ntly vacated by
I I 4. tot rant Ash soon as the
**',,**-.t-,' ar.- completed Mr. and
TP J,44 sill tak.* possession.

sew hpts we-re arresttftl and tried
of l**i# l.,l|s court Saturday for
W*lmas ,***1 from the country into
b* **i limit. anv. then o *he pound
*1.4 ******.. t 'h, f,'et, therefor. They
***"* int t*-.t but we understand
'* as, apwal sill to. taken.

t i i i'ap, Rotnrt Bullocik's
n *T 'h. Indian war. abortt
S ,' *, s*- * mkie nt:. claim for
S'*'* '* art' any of my coin-
*, It %. r Ill .oh me a g.'ea:
A * -i-'tic ni with their testi
,, '1. **- rTply to Jasper Rymer.
s*. '. ,utnji a <-unty. Fla. 10-2.

t*.. I illan Farri%. principal of the
Pst, M-a'.-*, ;l.lhic- si-hool. was a visit-
l '*t.. sit last Saturday. the guest
W. is. ,Il. Et.<-s Miss Farris's
",.'. tI Jacksonmille. She is a
,*** *,t H< 1tm I.. Farris. late
--geo. ,! tihe Fflorida house of rep-
...,,, P.- alattka News. Miss
ci. tftorterly lited In Ocala.

1.",m IrtH lrtne was in Ocala
>'<4.' .>*.i t-lig*hted his friends with
*t-it.| lo. 4It and especially about
**. *i,,. -ir,'sy of the Florida
I. & ,ial # a .I t hi various attempts
S........ *,. north pole. Mr. Ir-
,, lta.. eas iutertsting talker
0 ,|.. 4 ,mI a subject that he
I .' *'i,. t*t '1

. S.t ';h ha' just returned
S i h~.r t-he spent the
** ,.n th1ait (city's most
S, ii'> hM -is-s. taking a
1- Ttninuin ladies*
S, 1 'I it now occu-
S ;, .-.t ,>n with Mrs.
',. Ocala Hlui
,., -lI, will be

.k'ne >.rtnie v,'ry
.e .... 11} t Ir the l0
S ,.'! .d:-l t parsonage
.. v.' h*e niay pur-
, 1. move the
S, 'he- south andi
S, sT ktings fac-
S. .. !,tlilt'i%: Mr. Freu-
i) '*;*t'" in^^.iil eni .s

T. ,a AI law iT .ainst any-
,. ,.,, t r i'I.ANKS CHILL
t, t itt I tamarrtteed to' cUM' Ma-
** nl- t. ,, F t'r Price 2'"
. r L I ,'I. .4 .k your dealer.
t. ) pr,.(t.at'.l n w S-3

I, t4 I Mi, I1t who represt'nts the
,.... *' .I th.* F.ulr ers Union.
*. hkai .-.t' iata and 'me hthe
S, *. h,- *.,. ,5 .-.tc,', .a m very impor-
,, ,l ,tit in ef ecu ii ses-
... TVt,*. r..r.,t Mr. Frank Tur-
*. hal*t uppiehd us with a
*..* t i. l,'l-tt I, but received a
.*.., *...' hi- *ste' had taken sud-
,.' i.1 h sa owompeIlled to leave
S,,,". h. adlriorniment

M ad Mrs W H Moore and their
ets t e-t h ,', Sert. visitors to Ocala
__ ,rdSa Mr Moore and his fam-
.. e.... making their home at




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Now that the summer days have Major L. T. Izlar Delivers a Beautiful
slipped away and fall is upon us, Oration at the Laying of the
plans are being made among our Corner Stone of the Temple-
young people and our older ,raes, too, Theater, September 30
tor the social affairs of the coming
season. and the winter months will in Fellow Craftsmen, Ladies and Gen-
all probability be lively ones. tlemen:
Just at present society is suffering' By request I am before you today
from the usual autumn inertia, but in the place of the grand lodge ora-
now that our summn.r wanderers are tor to address you on the subject of
rapidly returning home. our lovely ancient Free Masonry. The subject
h.,m*es are being put into order by the i- no: new, and although its wide
removal of the Holland covers from f1elis art' fruitful and furnish an in-
'h. t:frnituire. he h-put:ing down )f iAtr-'sting, profitable and varied har-
:r;e. ;he- hanging of curtains and ev- i'..t for the sickle of the orator. his-
,* i.> iig tha; eo-. to mak- upi the fail .ian and poet, these busy workers
: ... ning. it will not !u long i:n-"-N s-o often reap!ed the broad fields
'tl th, attention of oi" ho'-.,:> will o.ver :;;Lil I fear that few ears remain
Ti- !:n.- to plasanter du;tiv-s !fur 'h- timid Ruths who follow after.
T :i ~ 1T .!Z-:;.!on th. 3 is 1.\ l i quit, an easy matter to speak
Si'.h T r ;, r :e'a"ii .uIi,' <'"f i.d-t F e: Ma.-cnry- that intellectual
it, hI, chi ilir.ln i"f the ho s f *o al.r- -* uf beautiful allegory and
.*way iip s. o; "!,'-h. at ('h ist as Iltii i ., i,:e is composed of those, (ily
'hey rr-app, ar. Iriin ing t' s!un andl vlo iae '. (!Lone that way befo,'e .you;;
snmml.-r with theri liat r in the y. ar. I >'n tlie task i, ndertakei I e-
The entire house+ is in a state of l't, an a.-se:nbly con posed !arg-ly
tran-ition from a bungalow wi*h Iic-oi' .ol;-of.nes. of those who have never
tureless walls and cool mattinged hear, interpreted those "bieroglyphic
floors to the "establishment" of the 'igiis." which none but craftsmuna
winter, with every interior embellish- ", r saw, the work assumes a chai-
ment revealed. The season has arriv- acter both difficult and embarrassing.
ed in which to get one's "house in or- 'Tis then that the speaker walks :out
der," and until the domestic wheels into beautiful gardens illuminated
are running smoothly there will be with Masonic light, revealing to his
few engagements made enraptured vision lovely flowers, oJor-
Ocala will have several beautiful ous with delicious perfume, luscious
weddings this winter, around which fruits on every hand bending the
much interest centers. Formal an- boughs until they kiss his lips. pic-
nouncement has already been made of tures rising in grandeur and sublim-
two, and there will be several others, ity ravishing the soul; and yet he
the dates of which have not yet been dare not pluck a tiny rose from its
set. drooping stem, shake a single bough

It is a matter of very great regret
among the young people tht the mar-
riage of Miss "Dozier this month, and
that of Miss Mixon in December, will
take them away from Ocala, but wi-
know that they will be very happy in
the new homes that are awaiting
The various card clubs and the Ger-
man club will probably be organized
shortly for the winter The Woman'
club and the reading club will begin
their regular meetings next week.
and the winter for the ladies will be
a very busy one.

that an apple may fall, or point out
the beauties of the magnificent pic-
:ires that burn into the depths of
his heart and mind. He must walk in
the rmitist of these enraptaring
-cenes as though he saw them not.
\Vith all these emotions of the high-
.r and better life sweeping like a tor-
-ent through his soul. he must guard-
edly keep down the roar of the
.':!gh'y tide: CAUTION! is whisper-
4 iuto his ear at every step. Mind
mt;ttlinLg with the emotions of the
scul, for fear he pronounce some
Shibboleth not in place for the*ears
)f the profane. This struggle cannot

THE CONNOR HOME IS SCORCHED !ail to detract from the interest of
what the speaker may say on occa-
Just at 1 o'clock yesterday a :i.tne' s.on. like this. I shall not evade the
message was received stating that effort. however, and beg your patience
the residence of Mr. Robert Coinou while I briefly discuss the subject as-
was on fire. The message in ,; sign d me in the following order:
way was misunderstood, and it was Firs'- The origin; and, second,
some time before the fire was ,:orrnc "he ,1bject of Masonry.
ly located. As Mr. Connor's horn'- is The. prevailing idea, as well among
two miles out on the Orange aventi ,!-:I. Masons as wi'h the public gener-
hard road it was needless for 'he fi' .ly. is that the order of Ancient Free
wagons to go out. .Ma.-ons dates its origin from the time
A few automobiles loaded to -heir of ihe building of King Solomon's
full capacity with men hastened to the scene and formed a bucket brig- ,... ...i;le t.' mniul:ldt, of artisans
ade and prevented a se, ion.s fire. .. .:,ri under the ,-idLection andi
Chief Chambers was taken out ini -, 7\%.i..:i of that nmaster-buiilder,
Edli(,r (Carroll's auto. and with hi :; ;:. \hiff. ; a: the star of Mason-
ch'mnical engine succeele! in s th- .. :.r sh., is light upon the world.
,ring the fl:::-, cs in bettwee t;he wal' -. i,' ,i J\Vl .".'-v fro.': the
ih:it theIn' b 'k t brigade had hion un-1 -. 11 ,) 'r 2.o:-y. 3nascary tn ,
,'*( t i:" l :1' v \i i-;'g. .. no ra-er 1 taiquT 'y than to go.
The ,i' 'i n, f Mr. (onn'or adit, t'ry ... t th' spl'nlild reiLn of King
hbnk::l That the til'e was no nilore s-I Solomoni. What more roecd her vo-
rio' hin it was. Ti:es ask thmi to have for h1.'r foun'!-
Mr. Connor ha"d just cone to Jack- es. 11iram' Abiff. iiram Ki.ig of
ronville. and Mrs. Connor was alone Tyr'. and Solomon. A -rand trinity
vith the children. ,f skill. de\otion and wisdom. under
The damage is placed at $511 or $75. the united efforts of whom arose the
4ranlest architectural pile tha' ever
TAG DAY FOR THE FAIR found place in the history of th,-
w- or,!. Designed by the great archi-
The Eastern Stars. which is an aux-.'ect himself. and erected under inspir-
iliary to the Masonic fraternity, has, el wisdom, it stood completed, sytm-
set apart Thanksgiving Day. Novemu- nerical in all of its parts, perfect in
ber 25th. as tag day. and the proceeds its proportions and resplendant in its
from which will be given to the fair. magnificent adornments! While it no
The committee who has this unique longer beautifies the earth, it stands
arrangement in hand is composed of today in its history unmatched in ar-
the following named ladies and gen- .chitectural grandeur and perfection.
tlemen: Mrs. Jake Brown. Mrs. N. Yes. I concede that Masons might
Gottlieb and Capt. R. E. Yonge. It is tell content themselves by claiming
going to be something out of the ordi- 10 greater antiquity than this well de-
nary and very popular. fined period in the world's history,
and asking no more distinguished
The Walter Ray railroad is rapidly founders than the Hirams and Solo-
approaching the incorporated pre- mon the Wise. Well. in one sense
cincts of our city. It is now on this we do. Masonry, as an organized or-
siJe of the Chambliss fields, on the der. we claim, was founded at that
Stokes Ferry hard road.-Ocala Ban- time and by those illustrious men. As
ner. When the Ocala and Southwest- an organized body the evidence is am-
ern railroad was first talked of and ple; that it existed then, and we are
application made for a charter, many content to rest its origin there, al-
were inclined to make light of the though there is much evidence that.
project. As a matter ao fact, this even as an organization, it dated
road has made more progress than much further back. Commander Gor-
any other line for the length of time ringe, himself a bright craftsman,
elapsing since its inception. There is found remarkably strong evidence of
no funny business about such men as .he existence of the order as a body

bricks without straw. But Masonry.
in its true sense, the great truths and
grand principles which she teaches,
truths and principles which the Hi-
rams and Solomon only put into ex-
!ecution when they achieved their un-
paralleled success, dates back to the
beginning of the world. When the G.
A. 0. T. U. set in motion the myriad
worlds which move with such geomet-
rical precision about each other in
the fields of space. making the music
of the spheres, when in the beginning
He created the heavens and the earth,
and the earth was without form and
void and darkness was upon the face
of the great deep, and He said let
there be light: and there was light.
Masonry on earth began! Nor are w e-
egotistical when we claim that. for
all who have ever made a faithful in-
vestigation of the science of .Masonry
will readily attest tho truth of what
I have said. For to sum it all up. Ma-
sonry is the science of human life-
follow her teachings, brethren, andi
your life must prove a triumphant
But I must hasten on. The object
of Masonry now claims our attention.
To go no further back than the build-
ing of King Solomon's temple, where
we have the first positive evidence of
organized Masonry, we find that the
prime object of tne order was differ-
ent from its first object now. In the
seven years during which the work
on the temple was going on the large
number of workmen employed were
divided into companies, and each as-
signed work in the department for
which he was qualified. The wages
were graded according to the skill of
the workmen. To encourage care and
perfection in work those of a lower
grade were advanced to a higher or-
der of work as soon as they had made
suitable proficiency Undor the care-
ful instruction and supervision of Hi-
ram, the cunning worked, progress
was bound to be repaid, and many
master-workmen were developed. A
building of such world renowned ce-
lebrity was bound to give prestige to
the men who hal reached the dis-
tinction of master workmen in its
construction. It was bound to awalr-
en a desire for improved architecture
throughout the then known world,
and create a desire for skilled m'-
chanics. This led to the organization
of the workmen. The king and the
two Hirams, in their unite wisdom,
conceived the plan and lai l dowh the
rules, principles, laws and tenets of
the order. Then, as the v'orknmen be-
came qualified in character and sKill
they were admitted into th o)rd',r-E.
A's.. F. C's.. and master workmen.
Certain signs, grips, pas words, etc..
by which tiy ci uld know ohwh oth-
er after th ty i-(, comple-.1 (':,_, t?.,-
ple. were 'n lisp',.Asible. *i can set
then that ,h rci'e(. of th, organii/a-
:ion at that in i ..as chiflv ; to caryv
ion operative M'asonry. To travel in
all lands and work and receive such
I 'wages :as were (commiensurate for one
v. ho had graduated at the templee. Of
"tW, . i ,lIitiion tO the advantages
|; be ,l'lierte, in wars r' teived, it
|.ade a lirt'h'eriiood of t he' workmeni
\Vht)o w\ere boundih t)o each oth-r ly ties
ih ait made thn, all akin. and wher-
ever they e.t th y w,'r' brothers, al-
though they nv.tr had nit b,,fore. As
Ihf5se worktnt'n s.'atr;,- r'd ovr the
world the order increased. Wherever
they met, a helping band! was always
there; for the order taught brotherly
lo\ e. charity, fidelity and truth. As
time rolled on the brethren scattered
all over the world and their numbers
greatly increased. But the immortal
truth; so impressively taught by the
order were seized, by the most en-

lightened minds .and Masonry grew
in favor with the intellectual world
more for the moral truths that she
taught in such a surprisingly beauti-
ful manner. than for its operative fea-
tures. Gradually operative Masonry
was swallowed up in the scientific,
and now we have the speculative Ma-
sonry. The object of speculative Ma-
sonry, as I intimated a while ago. is
to teach the science of human life.
By means of a system of allegory,
types and shadows, she illustrates in
a manner unapproached by any sys-
tem of human invention how to suc-
cessfully live. and how to triumphant-
ly die. She takes hold of her initi-
ates in the darkness of ignorance and
leads them on in the grand quest af-
ter truth, beginning like a little chIlM,
and revealing unto them at every
step more and more of the immortal
truths which underlie the problem of

lors and
ers, all
alone is

serfs, potentates and labor
meet on a dead 1,. ,I i.
more highly honored by b% a
who lives most


the virtues which our order te-a, h.-
Masonry does not publish her goo4
deeds to the world, and hen.e.| I cant
not tell this audience of the. ;i hj Li
work for good that she, has ac'm*i
polished for all mankind, and spe
cially for the Masonic household. \\,
are content to make up our re. ord n A D
silence and leave the r-velation fr rt
the great lay when the G. A 0 T I
shall proclaim it for us to t .., n. i tTal L f t E
al assembly of the world. I nil 'th.t! V 6l
time shall come we, are conme.t- *.. t ,
on wiping away the widol t!eart- V.IlA I" ,, ** '
hushing the orphan's cry andr ~,i it4 -f -
in silence to the relief of the distrres- -I*
dt! brother, not letting our I f t hanI
know what our righ' hatli i s lItnizn
Virtue has her own reward .ini noI ll,%WItd"*t
at last will bring all things e,%-n'. 4 f,*
But. I hear the world worn qu,.r. -"i
Why is it. if Masonry in'ulcat..,> su< b *l*** Mb B
noble principles that we find -o mnan,1 a
members of the order leading lives.
in violation of them? My answer Is. Sg
that it is un-Masonic in me to flad ginyfrtied whabt t be- N W i
--M rs ii F II, -a0,v s as 1-
fault with mankind, and more ,ep*'- umba11*
cially of the brethren. I am taught A W W
by Masonry to remember the g, d GraAtel Vjt Istf-I
which I see in my fellow men. and throat ug0 tthe b 4 Lift
let the evil be interred with their W f
bones. But you may answer the ques- a Co o rte-'a
lion for yourselves by reflecting that and pim ed
there are many wayward children _to= a For as
reared in pious families, and that I itM pbli h
have been telling you what Masoary CMAaL. M mILA. I? .I
teaches-her object-not how her tlHU. Vt.
teachings are obeyed by her children. Wom4'. o s am e
Like the church, we have the world foie ao 4
for our field of labor. Unlike the ecMlti to ea
church, all nations and creeds meet of thI ha thaU ftB5
E. IPbeams V
around our common altar. Belief In wtE t is -1a f
God as the Great Creator and the res- bha bmn tIbW e
urrection unto eternal life beinic the female ilU s la
only common articles of faith to ty 704W1. W t
bees reteed to
which all who enter our portals must Pa1h ,' T w l C
subscribe. On this there is unity. -- -- -.
On this foundation we build, and it THE RQMANCS O1 KAYO-0
is ample in height and depth. In -
length and breadth, to successfully Notary P'ullk ** Ih t mf eW
work out the problem of this life and called upon ,'. r rfar ms a
the next. No room for dissenrtions among us, and around our altar is Somnewhat ioui *of ai *1- dbery
beautifully illustrated the scripture: waS pierformnad iam **ea *t-l n i
"Behold, how good and pleasant it tj n tled py f* i 'b *. as s
for brethren to dwell together in uni- contractionl gair',i.. *.*** 1tam
ty." L)ombrok andi MIe Tes,*A la1te1
Many other societies and orders of Mr Walte-r Ia I-l *a u s AI
modern origin have sprung up in the itmbrok. ,1-all Ist**I %
world, in feeble imitation of M1ason- ;tce. Th. re-** . ardea e
ry, but like all other bodies that shine tl1ins. and 'h s- -ia* *we v* id
with reflected light, they pale into e*-cai-v. ,ibs-w*',n1tiW" M r l y 4
comparative insignificance in the that it wa a n ***, *,anulto e. a
presence of the "blazing star" of Ma-11hat h-' 'hotr.'. .i *. >ea*Age
sorry: The locks of none of the oth- ulpon the c'iul.,' a4* 11 h ,, W e
ers are shining with the snow which as happy it, ,I t.arks
has fallen since the year of "light!'" -aROPS""--A
None have in their cer:monI, -. rech-
ing- and symbols the vwish,, n of Sol- R. D. FULLER C V
orn ti-he gift of (od! PULLER a AVE
z:) "'hr hb:s the :'; -or, ,f l m
.; i s iu trt' ion ;: n i;l [ Ii 'e -

wr "; rf rf ti n it h, '* ;; I .- I 'i,) .,. 4, han ,. ** S t
no)t ... : .',*'h !,:ni. r t :,I .u h ") .- l ,, *.t
h'a'.,n ---
T !ie,'. ,. 't :,'len. Tall h:iC \I t.. A 0
div;:, i: e ,. 0 ir,. o!, "' *r .::- .: 1,\
trilih'er day lty lay. Yo' i :. ha .. : r s, '1
lb r o :' h .l r "r o nm ; r k n ,e s < i n , .M a ,; -
ligh, Th.n 1(t 'hat l]:Ihr <.i'. i. ,-rh Il r 14.-4
in f'utiiln'enr ,)f your hih t:ti--.,rn 0' Al ftA
(;o our inrto th.,e world anl e,';i.h li P. GUErRANT
men !, your lies how '(t- live .:n.l
how to li'. Ie brot'herl:" lot,' ,,n VETEk!nN I HVtS m
tin e 1. :.e tet'vry morale an. -ehial
virtue cenu-nt ts. ani letr uis ,!-daily in- Opposlte BRmr fe
creas.e in Fai'h. Hope and ('har tic OCAoA Ar ar
bur more especially in that chari tvO L-
which is the' bond ort pea-e ;ar.f -he C. W. AVI. --
)perfr,'inn of every virt. u___


I de:sir, to expre-s to my many
friends my highest appreciation for
the nob!" manner in which they tooll
by me ,luring the contest that has
just closed, and assure them that I
will ever feel under deep and lasting
obligations, for the substantial man-
ner in which, they showed their sup-

Work of remodeling the market
building has begun. It will be pro-
vided with a cement floor and drains.
The entrance will be from the south
side. and will open into a rotunda,
around which will be the various
stalls. This is done to give no one
an advantage over another. While
the building is undergoing repairs Mr.





Office ovor IcommorwjrtJ


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Office: Secoud leer mUrns.4Com
bliss Bank Dau~im ov0mb., t
Telephone.: OWe., 15. u'aomik
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WOl mot be

Sto asee the way
Sak Godthe

S L-t Mand reason out thy
weao k m ad thou hast thine.

SwU ad muew it for control;
SmeL** jutlMdkiiou of thy soul.
IN~.m ral powers bring into
aI. tae, remon then look
0 = *Wheeler Wilcox


mom I the papers coming to
O &W lyo* we mote the follow-
lw ie w with u Idea that
I N the town. but who keeps
1 f h if.s ike the unworthy
whe hburd hia talent." No-;
IM the wer. SMdeavor, instead
4 a& l r*ety instead of towi,
M hoe w may of us are like that
--I rse-naut who buried his tal-

Ai wer to prayer came to a seal-
SRk4m or pastor recently. His
6ftl wasu e Sunday. and he asked
O W" to make It an anniversary
Mm mot In the number of
O Di rl e ru latlaUons he would
Sbwt that some unusual bene-
I* I *e miht come that day. The
i w that his church was able
SI he lar ge st amoaut in collec-
IBM fa a wrthy cause that it ever
i- b u a stage Sabbath, and the
pa ew believes mo ;e
S ever before that answers
4 1M IneAsh prayers.
V ~Ot aMl blind comrades of the
Se m deel will commence their us-
S eta enlags with the term
W- ta c tober Several other
ew- l -ooa commence such
9 r the coming months,
I the other hand many socie-
Si be beoe-meed by the removal
S ate w mer bers Into school an l
Imi, ite la distant towns. The in-
I rt h apartment of the state ut,-
Sb he toWeed busy if all such
Sft pe relIorted to us. as they
a he: a it It is this has been
| bee )ear in the history of the
lea-sunshine Endeavor work.
Ve Ocab manner gives a list -if
ft d sak havtag daily papers. We
o a e i ome or two in three of
F e's and hope to have spare
i g wg the year ends.
mt mStarkey. one a well knowi
fat area Home. ad more r.I
SL tW ..is. We no
Sl .ated at his trade of car-
.iar that growing village. Ru3-
glfm wleah county.
W e- g e ad to read of the progress
10W a -time active Endeavor-
SIr. I* OGegher. of Apopka. Mr.
Sgraduated from Wake Forest
S e. Oth Carolina. and will this
py the chair of English in
1( l 1, lal'O City.
a report frn'ai ", ngregational
*-*mp of Mount l. Lr.ke and
wq4 drtr', w t'.,i that $15./4
-i b. se- '' .'.*" worthy cause.
| ltl.d Nf> r' rtioned in our
ga nni. s-vli,- :,'-'. These gen-
age g ndeavorerr had also given the
S- es er m-nmb- r for W. C. T. I*.
-h. as s*ktd for liy Miss Neal early
br .smmier We wonder how mativ
ktt, ansawere~d the plea then made
Sthe temliwrance union leaders for
Ia aid In th.'ir coming ca'n-

an a. Mrs S A Waldo of Wet

tfrisa "biar t in lyjmer north. O'c-
g Ir* During tiht: absence 'he

4g~uvebha%*. tw'en k1.t UjI and the
womr','... oth grown ones an I
@40rtwni scr Isjlo busx
.hwt 14611 %3-- the ela'te f
smitmal nh~up~l # t,%iion of lth.
unts i m11, w dvi that it shoull
a m-croin litho full se.nse 'of :h.11
a call to pra' e r %:t-z sent out ill
the -ot% It roads. as follows:
%b4* %t.' Iefl I&t I 1' phenomnal st --
44 the 11.4* utou~.nti&n was Ga~i*.:
-# RVA6 I"to) lilte. olitme f
mruhit b ;.' eed.i ,sit. and invite
So o. esgt'it,44a ;'rxaei circle it) a-l.
ble-o-timupon thti'.%ear's con'.ea-
g" 'Vkti' thi- .ques'.ion is print'-d
s cat I a lip, of prayers' for eacti
is t.c Uork aned th.-%all aira f-r
4W r~ml? 'be I't4-t-ine of Gotd upbon
qjW coIinc, E1*neittI('flin Chicap-,.
~'W~ :,'.~ha%*- fmi .1l district con-
W'1*' 'bjt.Ni btw:e'r fallow the.
4mm 'r ht:ac 1 Endearorers.


I l'h ueel organs. at about
tlbir original cost. Good
rg. I am ripaMr aald tune organs


(From various points of view.)

No. L
"What's the proper age to marry?"
Easy question that, I ween.
Girls should wed, nor longer tarry,
Soon as they've achieved eighteen.
Spring is nature's time for mating-
Writ so plain, who reads may run.
Come then, lads, don't keep me wait-
Phyllis (born in '91.)

No. II.

"The proper age to marry"-eh?
One thing is very sure,
That wedlock's bound to gang agley
Where brides are immature.
No woman ever knew her mind,
Nor love's true call discerned,
Until first youth she'd left behind,
And thirty years had turned.
For summer is Dan Hymen's time;
Then, not before, he's due.
Yours, in her matrimonial prime,
Maud (aetat thirty-two.)

No. III.

"The proper age to wed?" well, there!
Despite the futile fussing
Of scribes, their various views who
It doesn't need discussing.
For she who'd make a fitting wife
And helpmeet to her fellow,
Must needs have reached that time of
When years the judgment mellow.
I've reached that age-you've guessed
I'm wise. sedate and thrifty;
I won't say more. but verbum sap.
Yours, Mrs. Barkis (fifty.)

Dr. R. R. Snowden. who is now at
Seattle, Wash., writes interestingly of
his observations on farming and poul-
try raising in the west. We make
the following extracts from his let-
"One can learn a great deal at :,
first class exposition, but the most
important thing I have learned here
is that the Florida people, as a whole,
do not properly appreciate and ".n-
courage the work of the experimental
station. It is astonishing how these
westerners avail themselves of th,
benefits of their stations. One county
alone. Whitman, in this state, profits
to the amount of $100.0110 annually
from the work done by their experi-
mental station. A professor of Mc-
Donald College, Quebec, told the wri-
ter that Canada realizes ten million
dollars annually from the increased
yield of wheat, due directly ani whol-
ly to the improvement of the seed by
selection and cross fertilization by
the experiment stations. He also
said that they were improving several
breeds of fowls along the line of egg
production, and had reached the
point where the average is 250 eggs
per year, and many hens had reached
the 300 eggs point.
"Speaking of poultry, I must tell
you, Petaluma, Cal., shipped out last
year 5,312.804 dozen eggs, while a
very large number besides are used
for watching and for the t.ble: their
shipments of poultry lacked but 2400
of being a million head. I am told by
an official of the Petaluma Incubator
Co..-and therefore good authority-
that the feed for the chickens amounts
to $24,000 a week: and all this is
within a radius of ten miles. It takes
five strong banks to handle the busi-
ness. The fowls that have placed,
Petaluma in the lead of the poultry
business are practically all of the
white Leghorn breed.
"There are some nice things I would
like to say of lakeland. simply ,.'-
cause they are true but this letter is
long enough. I must say. however. for
myself that this is not a pleasure trip
with n-c. although abundantly pleas-
ant."-R. R Snowlen. in Lakeland



Myers Will Likely Harvest
About 400.000 Boxes

A letter from Fort Myers says that
the outlook for the coming orange and
grapefrui: crop is decidedly bright.
It is estimated that not less than
41(0.0), boxes will be hauled from the
Caloosahatchee and Oriage rivers
this season. 'Menge Bros. have made
this estimate, and thi '-ow about
what to expect.
To meet the demand thc have char-
tered three large steau- rs. The Edi-
son and Uneeda will handii: the crvs
on the Calooa--li.tchee. while tho Sui-
wannee will t:ke care of the Orait-'e
river crop. They also na' no'i.er
large boat thz-t can b? used it needed
The first shipment wil! be made aoJ-'t
OctobeZ 15. The estimate of the ,-i~e
of the crop may possilly be a little"
high. It will be a great deal larger
than last year. when th-? shipments





A special telegram to the San Fran-
cisco Call of September 27, from San'
Rafael, Cal., contains the following,
which will be of interest to Florid-
"Harvey and I married today. Eth-
el," was the startling telegram receiv-
ed by Mrs. J. W. Cramer here today,
announcing the wedding of her daugh-
ter, Ethel Marie, to Ensign Harvey
W. McCormack, of the United States
torpedo boat destroyer Truxton, at
Seattle, yesterday.
Although the interesting romance
dates back to the arrival of the fleet.
when the young couple met at a navy
function in San Francisco, the news
of the marriage at this time comes
most unexpectedly, as preparations
were being made for an elaborate
church wedding here October 10th.
The bride belongs to one of San
Rafael's oldest families, and is con-


pnsua 1s to
S IIV W.cC o
OF SANY VaS TO M Thf us STr "Eiciuf as fo


(Written for the Ocala Banner.;
Two brothers once. of merry mood,
Were sporting in their simple play,
When, chafed and furious from the
A lion roared against his prey.
Between them and the help they
Was interposed a lofty wall;
And, hark! beyond it, each is named-

sidered by many quite as fascinating It is tne anxious lathers call.
as her younger sister, Mabel, who has ..O. children, haste: ye shall not fadl
often been ca'lkd California's fairest Of safety with your sire an.1
beauty. friend."
Bridego" a Floridian Folly," said one. "for us to scalo
ri -om a Floridian Yon stones, which men can scarce
Ensign McCormack, although onlyi ascend.
23 years cld, is very popular in naval!
circles. H co:ues of a prominent "See you not that so rough the pa1l:
is fa o n So high the wall, its topmost t'ie.
southern family, his father, John W\ .Ere we could gain. the beast, in
McCormack being a wealthy orange wrath.
grower at Gainesville. Florida. Might rend and break us bone br;
He was graduated from Annapolis
three yeai.s ago. and come west with "." said the other, "come what may.
the big fleet. He met his bride at a Will not despise our father's call:
navy ball. and their chance acquaint- 'Tis safest always to obey-
ance ripened into an affection which I'll strive to climb yon lofty wal.'1
resulted in their engagement about He ran, and saw. when drawing nigh,
a year ago. A ladder reaching from its height.
Frequent letters were exchanged Safe now, he turned a wistful eye--
between the pair when Ensign M- His mangled brother met his sight
between the pair when Ensign Me-! A. E. G.
Cormack was forced to accompany,
his ship to Seattle, and, unknown to THE PURPOSE OF THE CITRUS
Mrs. Cramer, a clever plan was ar- EXCHANGE
ranged for a quiet wedding in the
north. The happy young fiance took Tampa, Oct. 4, 19,!'..
her fair sister. Mabel, into her confi- To the Editor Ocala Banner:
dence, and together they left for Se-I The Florida Citrus Exchange has

attle, under the pretext of visiting En- been organized for the purpose of as-
sign McCormack's aunt and uncle, sisting the citrus fruit growers of the.
who had come out from the east. state of Florida to pick, paek andl'
The first word Mrs. Cramer receiv-n market their fruit in a behotter manner
ed from them was the brief dispatch: (ihan has ever been done before.
"Harvey and I married today. Ethel."1 The leading orange growers of the
Not a detail of the wedding has the! srate are deeply int r.steel in this
anxious mother. .:ovenient. They art' working ini an
Not an Elopement i.'iselfish manner. giving freely of
"'It was not an elopement." she said., 'th'ir :onv-y a-nd their time- to perfect
indulgently, smiling through her this organization. Many of them are
tears, "bu. it was a most startling sur- lthe very nl"n who neeil such an or-
prise, especially when we had every- organization least because they have
thing planned for a rcurch wedding been able up to the present time to get
in October." satisfactory prices for their fruit.
.s E. M. i i There are unfortunately many grow-
As Ensign McCormack is enjoying .
..... ... mers in the state who do not practice
a furlough, the young couple will vis-1ersin the state who not practice
.. .. ^. business methods. some of whom are
it his relatives in Florida, and after i m sm ot w e
an extensive tour of the south, will te apt to listen to the voice of the
tempter when he promises them re-
return to make their home in San Ra- w i.
Turns which are simply impossible.
lQ ^1


In the Jacksonville Times-Union of
September 21, there appeared a little
item beginning as follows: "An inven-
tion of the highest importance in
wireless telegraphy is announced by
a Florida inventor. Charles Raby, of
Fort Myers. who claims that it will
enable a hundred messages to be sent
simultaneously from or to a wireless
It seems that this item was
prompted by an article which appear-
ed recently in the Tampa Tribune.
and was correct in the main, with. the
exception that a mistake was made
regarding the residence of Mr. Paby,
who lives at Estero. and not Fort
Myers. Florida.
Mr. Raby is an expert telegrapher
and electrician of many years' experi-
ence. and has been a student in the
field of wireless telegraphy since thaw
discovery first came to popular no-
tice. There can be no question that
he has invented a wonderful improve-
ment to the system of wireless teleg-
raplhy now in vogue. and as soon ias
he has obtained the requisite finan-
cial backing, the device will be placed
upon the market. Thinking that a
few remarks from the inventor him-
self might be of interest to the gen-
eral public, we interview MIr. Raby.
who kindly consented, and has made
a statement regarding his remarkable
invention, which appears on another
page of this issue.-Estero Eagle.

Judging from the start, we infer
that the politicians of Pensacola are
determined to vie with Jacksonville
for honors at the next election.-Pa-
lazka Times-Herald.
Now. please do not repeat such an
accusation. Talk about "unkindest
cuts of all." why. this is penetrative.
extended and excruciatingly painful.
-Pensacola Journal.





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Our splendid new st,,ck is now here, and we invite the
public to call anl inspect it. There" is no line in this section that
will compare with our late styles, high quality and low uriok'.
Of course we could not begin to enumerate in detail our Ptim'-r
but we would call your attention to the following partial liht .*.
goods and prices-others i-i proportion.



Wilton Seamless Art Squares-All in Jute Art Squares-9x12. only $10.
the latest designs, all sizes, $40 to Cotton and Wool Art Squaree-4a t
..$50. $20.
Axminister Art Squares-In many' Ten Wire Tapestry Brussels Art
pretty designs, $20 to $35. Squares-$18 to $25.
Wool Fibre and Fibre Art Squares- All Wool Granite Brus..s Ar9
Only $12. Squares-$8 to $14.
Imperial Smyrna Art Squares-$22 to' Japanese Matting Art Squares-P4.
$45. (We are Ocala agents for Small Rugs to match% all of the above
these goods). I at reasonable prices.

China Dinner Sets, $10.00 to $125.00. Ten Pie-e Toilc
Sets, $4 03 to $25.00. Big line of China and Porcelhan
Dinner Sets in all of the Latest Patterns.

We have just added 5000 feet of floor space, and we are now tptot-r
th.a ever prepared to display nur beautiful line of Furniture. We wil. In
the near future also add a complete line of Hardware.

Exclusive Ocala agents for Allwin Go Carts, all color.- Siz2.

We are closing out our Standard Sewing Machines. and Ish.
few we now have on hand will be sold below cost.

Our largest growers, however, are
business men, and realize that in a CIVer and acK ay
comparatively short time we will N. MAGN- LIA ST
have ten or twelve million boxes of OCALA. wLORIDA
fruit to market, and that unless we
have an entirely different system
from that which now obtains, we will
never be able to handle such a crop ................... ....--. .....:......

This organization has not been EDWARDS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY
started one day too soon, as while we .
have the advantage of the experience Rooms 10 and 11 Judy Building,
of our brother growers in California. :: K g
we realize that it will take tinie ai :: Hendry & Knight Terminals, :
lots of work to perfect this organ;i-
zation. TAMPA, - FLORIDA
We believe that the press of their
state realizes that what is for h ::
good of the farmer and fruit grower- Steel beams and channels for lintels, trusses. or oth-
everybody and everything else pros-
pers, and we have been highly grati- er structural purposes. will be furnished promptly.
fled by the attitude taken by most of
the leading papers of the state. Steel towers and tanks for water erected complete
We wish to start an educational in any part of the State
campaign. as most of the growers in any part of the State.
have to be "shown." It seems stran,':i Hot A
that you have to argue with a man in H Pumping Engines in.
order that you may pin money into stalled for homes
his pocket. bu;t it is nevertheless tru. r homes, urpetin
\Ve will send you from tie to! camps and phosphate plants. No: danger of explc* :
time articles which we arc anxious .
to put into the hands of the growers. !*:.: sion. Economical to operate. Fuel-Wood Coal, Kero-
We believe the press of the state will I
gladly assist us. We will. therefore. i sene. or Gasoline.
ask you to publish such of these arti- ....................
cles as you can conveniently find l~.: ....- .....0
space for. assuring you that this willI
be highly appreciated by the board of
directors of the Florida Citrus Ex-1
SStands Like a Stone Wan
M3. E. Gillett. Gen. Mgr.

Dr. Cook, the arctic explorer, at last Tw SC8 HmHuHp-b A s _
offers to submit his proofs to thetum
American geographical societies.
Now. we hope that this is the begin-
ning of the end of the useless contro-

Mcl VER azitafA CAA'I


Have yoc: neglected your Kidneys?
Have you overworked your nervous
system and caused trouble with your F A

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S l M 46, NUMBER 15



local and Personal. DEATH OF MR H. SEYMOUR

Mrs (as. Culbreath ba returned The friends of this most estimable
S a trip to T i woman regretted very much to hear
of her death, which occurred at her
Sbaby come home in this city early Tuesday morn-
I b eI .Aarts and bornie of Mr. Ing. Mrs. Seymour had been sick for
8" Mrs. H. A. fausettL The littlei
e wa" born early Monday morning a long while and was a patient and
f their bome in the wester part of uncomplaining sufferer. She became
the r ty so ill that it was thought that a

do your drinking at ogan change of climate would benefit her,
T a hero your drinking g at Hogan's so she went for a visit to her old home
t Taa t he mail order man. x in Gainesville, Ga., in the early part
Sof the summer. She was accompan-
Mr 1 H. Gaktkill of Mcintosh was led by her daughter, Miss Ethel Sey-
. E.d ,"nay on his way to a visit mour. For a time she made marked
. Latlfke Ht says that the ship improvement, but after a while she
eaal aurv*eyors are now in the vicinity grew steadily worse. Realizing her
t Oramake Lake. and the people of condition and being anxious to die at
,ha, s-etion feel sure that that will her home where she would be sur-
I@ b. route selected. rounded by her loved ones, she sum-
T,. Oal Lumber & Supply Com- moned superhuman strength and be-
calao sLedbe c S yctto gan her homeward journey, reaching
Sb d th contract to fur- here Friday night, almost completely
Mobhth material for the big new fer- exhausted. Although all was done for
Blsts-, feory- of the Ocala Fertilizer her that love could suggest or skill
I ompamy. including 14,000 square feet devise, she gradually grew worse un-
aernos g. Work on the til death relieved her of her suffer-
beUdMnt will commence at once. Wings.
Theearid.s of material are already Mrs. Seymour was born in Gaines-
the g r und. ville, Ga., in 1860, and was married to

Mr. 8. &L Savage of Bartow, one Mr. Seymour in 1886 The union was
e the editem of the Record, a former blessed with three children, all of
ftie of Ooshl, was a visitor Tues- whom survive her. They are Mrs.
4a N adale us a asfraternal call He Kenneth McPherson and Misses Mary
ra a up estesbly on business but in and Ethel Seymour. They have been
ueaty to ma his ew grandson. His residents of Ocala for seventeen
a lelds w8 be played to know that years and number a large circle of
ie Is hpeps.nas a his new home. friends.
Mrs. Seymour Joined the Methodist
M must drink, see Hogan, and church in her girlhood days, and until
gt a god. purs distilled whiskey. x her last illness was an active member
of the same She took a loving inter-'
Mr. P. L. Dr tse has left on our ta- est also In Sunday school work, and
ri. a pr of thd Blgeeld (8. C.) Ad- it was a pleasant task for her to live
Samtlr printed away back in 1851. It up to her church vows. She will be
ts a tatly petted paper, and of long remembered for her good works.
ese oi head-et sad printed on a The sympathy of this paper goes
Walage khead-press. It is ably ed- out in tenderness to the bereaved
ed. and bhas many interesting arti- ones.

ef.. Uss..lom even at that early
- tas the domlean issue. The pa-
p w owned by W. P. Durisoe, a
bUmen of owr Mr. Dartsoe.

Mr. Jmes Drgers of Oklawaha,
Mr. C. I. Lacies of Levon, Mr. P. A.
M ofa Pert McCoy. Mr. P. H. Nugent
I Candler, Mr. W. W. Nettles of
kamintea. Dr. P. Burgin of Mcln-
takL Mr. G. G. Maynard of Rock
Opring. Mr. T. H. Bagnall of Lynne,
Mr Johb T. Lewis of Moss Bluff, be-
*m64 the veterans attending the meet-
tou of ite camp, whose names are
preted brwbere. were numbered
aeamg ou Tuesday's visitors

Mamufacturer desires responsible
rwrp ue tative In your city. Must be
trw.worthy Salary $20 to $30 per
wa"k of proper attention is given to
ie,- "uslness Address Curry Build-
mag RIoem 216. Tampa. 10-8-2t
Itr JR Chace. who went up to
JaM kmnu~ill' im Saturday. returned
twnina -accompanied by Mrs. Chace,
O*ns.- an. Margaret Chacc. Their
*T, b ,a children and Mrs. Thomtp
.. .n,.n it ed in Kentucky for a few
s *k. aIte-r I its gratifying news
t.. ,,I.a it ,l,-ndi that Mrs. Chace
,. .> onls rn.t-o.erl from her so-
,. .. >,l.io- and 4 looking the picture
,,' h.l'h

*aml* Jauws Young. one of the
,.... ~enial and. popular salesmen on
. 0...e sa in O(ala Monday. He
h.! pt*'t uotin.' lup from Homosassa.
h.m. b. had tw en spending several
.t4, ",h 'apti Richardson. Capt.
,....f .1nw. nto Florida every season.
a t1 hk. htint and fish. and no one
o.,,-. ,h sport better, and his Ocala
,,..ud, are always! glad when he is

vr George McGahagln has leased
bte bicwag works to Mr. John Mar-
"lsll anj he took charge of the same
wed4 s morning We understand
,bab the hmse is for a term of five
ryosrs Twe bottling works is a good
rl .speci ally in the winter
l ad is growing in importance
SVW year. Thi appetite of human
h, mls to require other drinks
tbta aPlai water, and tt takes the
~ of wht are denominated hard
asd sa@ druska tea, coee and choco-

STAaw3 P-A stray black shoat.
W ma e w t og: marked. two
"s f et- ear and under niche in
r. OueM ea bave same by
Im -.red. H.
== 91 r 104-4t.

I fs t Capt. Rebt. BUDlock's
Og fa t e ga as war, about
"-. u V a m ake my claim for
I own awe a my of my com-
ft =a M


Memorial services were held over
the body of Mrs. B. H. Seymour at
the Methodist church at 10 o'clock
Wednesday morning. As the casket
containing the precious remains was
being borne to the altar by the pall
bearers, the choir rendered very
sweetly and softly the hymn, "Asleep
in Jesus."
Rev. R. H. Barnett, pastor in charge.
and Rev. T. J. Nixon, presiding elder,
paid beautiful and loving tributes to
the virtues that characterized the life
and endeared the memory of the de-
ceased so affectionately tp her church
and will cause her good deeds to live
after her.
As the casket was borne from the
church the choir sang "The City ot
Beautiful Light," and the cortege then
proceeded to Greenwood cemetery.
where the tired body was laid to rest.
The grave was covered with flowers.
the gift of loving and sorrowing
The pall bearers were R. R. Carroll.
Nathaniel Rutledge, M. 1. Litth-. (ec.
1.. Taylor. W. W. Clyatt. L.. F. B'Uloc':


This paper announces with pro-
found sorrow the death of Wilbur
Johnson. the twelve year old son of
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Johnson. The lit-
zle fellow was taken sick Sunday, but
the family did not think that the case
was at all serious, but a sudden turn
for the worse was observed Tuesday
afternoon. and all was done for the
little sufferer that was possible, but
all efforts were unavailing, and he
died of brain fever Tuesday night.
The funeral was held from the res-
idence on North Main street Wednes-
day afternoon, Rev. R. H. Barnett giv-
ing consolation to the stricken ones
by reciting with tender pathos the
promises of Jesus.
The remains were buried in Green-
wood cemetery annex, and the follow-
ing named gentlemen acted as the
pall bearers: Allen Bridges, R. L. Mor-
ris, W. F. Marlow, J. 0. Dekle, Wil-
liam Barco and Mr. Toler.
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson are almost
strangers in our city, Mr. Johnson be-
ing proprietor of the Silver Tipped
Livery, and the heartfelt sympathy of
our people go out to them in their
great bereavement. May God, who
"tempers the wind to the shorn lamb,"
strengthen them in their sorrow.

CoL T. P. Lloyd, the well known In-
verness lawyer, was registered at the
Montezuma yesterday. He still holds
his place at the top of the legal ladder
of this circuit.


The last of Ocala's fall and winter
millinery openings was held yester-
day. At this time the millinery de-
partment of Mr. G. A. Nash's big
store was openedto to the public. Mr.
and Mrs. Nash have just returned
home from New York, Baltimore and
other eastern markets, and while
away purchased a beautiful assort-
ment of millinery. They have a large
number of tailored and ready to wear
hats, as well as many handsome dres-
sy hats, which were displayed yester-
day. They make a specialty of the
stylish Fiske and Gage hats, which.
are known the world over as the most
stylish hats gotten out. Their pattern
hats are purchased from some of the
largest and best millinery establish-
ments in the north, and need but to
be seen to be admired. The opening
will be continued today, and in fact
all during the winter season this pop-
ular firm will receive new shipments
of hats, which will be announced
through the newspapers.
The ladies of Ocala and near-by
towns desiring handsome and stylish
millinery will do well to call and in-
spect the hats at Mr. Nash's store, as
there are styles and prices to suit the
taste of everyone.
Yesterday the store was crowded
from early morning until night, and
the ladies were kept busy exclaiming
over the beauty of the ultra fashiona-
ble models on display.


A silver tea will be given at the pri-
mary school building on next Satur-
day afternoon from four o'clock to
half past five. The object of the tea
is to give the teachers of the high and
primary schools an opportunity of
meeting the patrons of the schools,
and to provide means with which to
purchase some much needed supplies
for the primary school. All interest-
ed. both ladies and gentlemen, are
cordially invited to attend.


The following invitations were is-
sued on Tuesday:
Mr. and Mrs. John Dozier request
the honor of your presence at the mar-
riage of their daughter, Edna, and
Dr. Sylvan McElroy, on Wednesday,
the twentieth of October, at high
noon, Grace Episcopal church, Ocala,
At home after the twentieth of No-
vember, Orlando, Florida.

One of. the most punctual subscrib-
ers to this paper is D. C. Lewis of
Daisy, now working for the E. P.
Rentz Lumber Company at Fort Mc.
Coy. He has been a subscriber for
eight years and reads the paper regu-
larly, and says that it has been most
helpful to him. He was in Saturday,
and his name appears on our books
with having paid a year in advance.
Hle says that Fort McCoy is on a boom
and is destined to be one of the fin-
est sections of the county and it will
be largely owing to the efforts of Mr.
Rentz. and the black people are prais-
ing him the same as the whites, for
he has given employment to a great
deal of labor, and has put hundreds of
dollars into circulation. The colored
people, he says, are doing well, buying
homes of their own and are becoming
more industrious and frugal.

Mr. R. P. Williams of Delhi, La., is
a visitor to our city. He comes here
for the purpose of investment, if he
can be suited, and up to this time he
is highly pleased with what he has
seen of our soil and the products of
the same. He is from the storm-swept

section, and he thinks that a number
of his neighbors will be governed by
the report that he shall carry back
with him, so we shall not be surpris-
ed to see a large number of immi-
grants from Louisiana this winter.
Understanding southern conditions,
they will be valuable acquisitions to
our citizenship. We hope that Mr.
Williams will be made to carry back
with him a most favorable impression.

Judge Hocker, who has been spend-
ing the past two months in the moun-
tains of Virginia, was in Ocala yester-
day, and left on the noon train for
Yelaha ,where he will visit his daugh-
ter, Mrs. Trusten Drake, for several
days, and will then go to Tallahassee
to resume his official duties. He is
looking exceptionally well, and
weighs more than he ever did before.
He is one of Florida's most eminent

A regular meeting of the city coun
cil was held at the city hall on this
October 5th, 1909, with the following
members present: J. M. Meffert, pres-
ident; L. W. Duval, H. C. Jones, E. T.
Helvenston, A. G. Gates, D. E. Mclver,
T. B. Snyder and H. D. Stokes, coun-



New Fall Styles in Dress and Taid


Mr. Isaac Stevens appeared and re-
quested that the council aid in build-
ing sidewalk adjacent to the primary
school building. Matter deferred. l L
M. C. Falana wished a continuation y
of his permit to run market on Tuck-
er Hill. Matter deferred. f
'Mr. D. S. Williams, in the interest ^- t
of the Ocala Fair Association, request-
ed that the city council enforce the
ordinance relative to the building of -
sidewalks on Exposition street, lead-
ing to fair grounds. The city clerk
was requested to notify the property
owners to build these sidewalks at
once in compliance with the ordi-
nance, requiring the said property M rs. I nn
owners to construct the said walks
of lime and stone. Ocala House Block
Dr. E. Van Hood met the board and
said that he had corresponded with
the president of the state board of
health relative to the matter of secur- The sanitary committee was re-
ing the services of a competent man quested to investigate the matter and
for the position of milk and meat in- find out If the out houses in front of
spector, and as soon as advised he
would report to the council in the mat- I the city hal could be coemned and
ter. removed.
Mr. W. W. Clyatt asked reduction The following report of the finance
of the amount necessary for the re- committee was read and filed for in-
demption of certainly lots in West End, formation:
Ocala, and also of property, in Rear- Report of Finance Committee for
don's due west lots. It was decided September, 1909
that the council would accept $100 for1 To the Honorable Members of the
the redemption- of the lots in Rear-1 City Council of Ocala, Fla.:
don's due west lots and lots 26, 27, 46, Gentlemenr-The finance committee
47, 48, West End, Ocala. begs leave to make the following re-
port of receipts and disbursements
Edwards Brothers filed application during September, 1909:
for rent of stalls 4 and 5 in the city Receipts
market. Bal. on hand Sept. 1, 1909.... $3330.94
Henry Holland filed application for Cash collected from tax re-
demptions................ 32.68
stall No. 6 in the city market. Cash collected from county
Councilman Helvenston introduced road tax redemptions...... 21.19
an ordinance to prevent any person Cash collected from market
or persons, dealing in fruit or vegeta- Cash collected from fertilizer
bles from selling or offering the same sold at city pound.. ...... 1.00
for sale without first protecting from Cash transferred from E. L. to
flies or other insects and dust by a Gen. fund.. ........ .. 361.90
suitable covering. Read and referred Cash frtions.. electric.light... ..... 23col40
to the judiciary committee. Cash from police court and
The following bills, being properly pound fees ........ ...... 307.80
approved, were ordered paid: Semi- Cash collected by city mar-
monthly pay roll of officers. $317; shal, delinquent personal
taxes, 1908 .... ..... ...... 13.60
semi-monthly pay roll of E. L. Dept., Cash collected by city attor-
$192.50; Daily and Weekly Star, ney, delinquent taxes on
$23.75; C. A. Dinkins, $25.65; E. C. real estate for 1908.. .. .. 75.00
SOcala Plumbing & Cash collected by city tax col-
Bennett, 48.87; Ocal Plumbing & lector for licenses for 1908. 3.03
Electric Company, $175; Stevens
Lithographing and Engraving Comn- Total...... ............ $6496.29
pany, $25.50; H. B. Masters, $1.90; Disbursements
n B e 1 General fund.. .. .$1596.86
auxiliary fire department, $9.50; W. F. and W. fund.. .. 228.05
V. Chappell, $15.15; Fla. Elec. Co., E. L. fund ........ 1263.29-$3088.20
$27.65; J. D. McDuffy, $26; J. L.
Smoak, $9.75; Jno. Dozier Co., $79.66; Bal. in bank, Oct. 1, '09.... $3408.09
n Distributed among the following
Marion Hdw. Co., $3.09, $2.25, 80c., flipds:

$1.80, $4.SS, $1.05; and 75c.; E. W.lGeneral fun],.. ....$ 37.01
Jones, $5; J. L. Smoak, $1.50; Silver F. a,,lV W. fund.. .. 44.15
Tipped Livery, $4: Martin & Carnm, .Bo, In. fund.. .. 8.094
$20.SO: Ocala Tel. Co., $9; Ocala GaSin. L. fund .. ....2l.39-$408.09
Engine Works, $1.75; Gulf Refining Against this there Is outstanding
Co., $5.20; Ocala Plumbing & Electric scrip in the sum of $921.01, distribut-
Co., 75c.: Knight & Lang. $3.60; Jno. ed in the following funds:
General fund....... $353.94
Dozier, Co.. $35.99; H. S. Chambers, F. and W. fund .. .. 149.25
$2.75; A. C. L. R. R. Co., $8.88; Geo. E. L.. fund.. .. .... 417.82-$ 921.01
Chambers, $2; A. D. Smith, $4.50; H.[ The following amounts of scrip have
C. Sistrunk, $3.55; Niagara Falls Met-been issued during September, 1909:
C. Sistrunk, $3.55; Niagara Falls et Regular salaries.. .. .. ....$ 209.00
al Stamping W\orks, $8; Ocala Print-itreet department.. .. ..... 371.18
ing Co., $2.25; Martel Lumber Co., Police department.. ....... 259.25
$217.93; Gulf Refining Co., $5.67; G. Office department.... ...... 121.62
SClevelandFire and water department.. 249.02
W. Cleveland, $3.10; G. T. Liddon, sanitary department.. ...... 256.04
$21.75; Marion Hdw. Co., $5.09; IMarket department ......... 14.50,
Westinghouse Electric & Manufactur-'Electric light department.... 951.69
ing Company, $53.84; Fla, Elec. Co.,:Feed for animals, city zoo.... 8.00
'aB c ICity lighting.............. 438.55
$230.64, also 45. Bill for city lighting,.Amt transferred from E.' L.
$437.20. to Gen fund............ 361.90
Upon motion of Councilman Gates
there were transferred from the elec-1 Total .... ... ..... ... $3240.75
fund' The reports of the several officers
tric light fund to the general fund of the city are hereto attached and
$1500, and from the general fund to made a part of this. your committee's
the fire and water fund the sum of report.
$500. Respectfully,
00. .H. D. STOKES, Chm.
The matter as to the appointment L. W. DUVAL.
of special police was referred to the E. T. HELVENSTON.
police committee and the city attor- Report of Street Committee
STo theo (itv o nnill nf Ofala:
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ney, and city attorney asked for opin-
ion as to whether the mayor or the
police committee had this right, ac-
cording to law.
Upon motion it was carried that the
S. A. Rawls Co. be charged the sum
of 25 cents for each convict put in the
city jail.
The cemetery committee reported
that they did not have. any jurisdiction
in the Lancaster vs. Townsend cenie-
tery matter, and asked to be relieved.
The committee was relieved.
Mr. Stokes brought to the attention
of the council the advisability of par-
ties contracting with the city of
Ocala to have surety bonds for the
faithful performance of their work.
It was moved by Mr. Duval and car-

Gentlemen-The street committee,
at a previous meeting of the council,
were requested to report in writing as
to the advisability of using oil on the
lime streets of Ocala.
We now beg to report that, in our
opinion, oil is the best thing we can
use on our streets and urge that it be
used as soon as the city funds will
permit it.
Herewith you wilfnd some in-
structions from the Standard Oil Co.
and Gulf Refining Co., wht to use aad
how to apply it on the streets.
J. M. MrrsWAsl, Chi.
D. E. McIVrR.
Street Committee.
The above report was read and filed
for Information.
The light and water committee sub-



Look exceptionally ooe. smd-
you will find a splendM iMM MM
rom. Besides a full stoek at
o-Wear Millinery you wil ft
a complete line of Trlm l, -
tibbons, Hat Pins, Hair GOM,


e A, Bostick




Am the latest delgs o

Winter Millinery are nmew f

at the establishment 4f

Next door to MastW'@ W&


sum of $4 for daamW
The fire comittee wa s
to purchase horse tr O s a
meant and one of the Nm
in the fire departms~ to II
over to the sanitary
The council thereugm H
till next regular -nes
o'clock. H. C.r o


To all School Oelat, P ii- (
zens and Tax Papem:
The statt e drstiMO
committee has arranged e '
meetings in MartoM eeasy.
distinguished 'peakers wfi
and confer with the- poOy d a
features of ,'I atioma waf
t.erest The in'*tIaw arem
to h, hell .1t ('lir a f o a
aftPrr noou or 'vnr t.s at Oki 0
court houie- on Tuiseday
10 o'clock. .i ;Iat Du11Intal
day night. t is rear tty l
that these mptinn ba he:
every person f.*-Iig aay m
whatever in the *oducatte al
our county. The liIl of di85 I
include some of fMe MoS aoamg
ucators in the somnthea
cq ty board of pubhr tom*
e an appropriatkmn to
el ses of th.e peaker" t I
cod y, and is hoping for voy
facial results.
Very truly vmsrs,
.I H

No one can go to amy
Ocala and say that m ft
in the building One. -15
are being erect4.ed, sthe
repaired. streets are bt e
sidewalks are b aag p- &
Richard 8. Hal itos bit
Rodgers bosm on Oa s
enlarged aad a"aatlsi l b
preparatloss for th e M M I
er building. Mrs.
ton is making Mellm1d

on OklawahS easm;
Is impro*vng t lhe rl

avenue, a Mr.-
Ien mArgng anie

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1 want myi ltwet to get a fair
abme of the loot, la not an ustamil-

Our oftiresme are generally ew
beted trom the samecm e cities, sad
the most that is expected of them is
to secure appropriations for the deep-
ealag of rivers and harbors, and the
erection of custom houses and other
public buildings for their respective
The idea has long been prevalent
that it is the peculiar province of the
national government to exercise an
oversight of rivers and harbors, but
such a thing as a national highway
has no place in the theory of our
government, and it is repugnant to
public policy to advocate it.
Under this prevailing and dominant
idea the seacoast cities are being
built up at the expense of the inland
We want the inland cities to come

into the possession of all that be-
longs to them. We want them to en-
joy an equal freight rate with the sea-
port cities. We want the idea to be-
come dominant that highways to the
farms are as important as deep har-
bors to the sea.
Why should a city, because it is lo-
cated on a river leading to the sea,
be given a much lower freight rate
than a city remote from water trans-
portation? Is there any good reason
for it either in equity or Justice?
The inland clites, being dependent
solely upon the railways for their
freights, should be treated fairly, and
if the railways stand in their own
light and refuse to do so, and treat
them unfairly because they have
them in their clutches, they should be
made to do so by legal enactments,
which cannot be brought about if the
inland cities have no representatives
in our legislative tribunals to hammer
this idea into life. 0
Who are the candidates for the
United States senate from Florida?
Mr. Taliaferro form Jacksonville,
-Mr. Broward from Jacksonville, Mr.
Blount from Pensacola, Mr. Reeves
from Pensacola, and Mr. Claude L'En-
gle, nominally from Tallahassee, but
who has had his political training in
We cannot place the Inland cities
oa an equality with the seaport cities
with a delegation of this kind in. con-
greas to carry into effect the ideas we
have outlined.
We must have men in official post-
.ties who will say firmly to the inter-
state railway commission and the
state railway commissions that ev-
ery tub in this republic shall stand
On Its own bottom, that equal freight
rates shall be accorded alike to all
cities, and that no special privileges
shall be granted to any; and that
highways shall be built to the farms
the same as waterways to the sea.
That's the platform for the interior
to adopt, and it wants to put a man
On it so as to popularize it and make
it become the policy of the states and
the nation.
The public treasury should not bc-
long to a class.


This is the way the Toledo Blade,
a republican paper, speaks of the late
Governor Johnson of Minnesota:
A strong man in American states-
manship has been removed by the
death of Governor Johnson of Minne-
sota. He was as remarkable in win-
aing national respect as he was re-
markable in carrying elections in the
tace of great odds. His partisanship
was of the kind which Mr. Taft had
in mind when he described the neces-
sity for a strong and healthy oppo-
The Johnson boom for the presi-
deatial nomination brought forth
many interesting stories of the man's
personality and the history of his
struggle against adversity. His first
earnings had been employed in light-
eautg the burdens of poverty which
rested upon his mother. He had aid-
ed his brothers and sisters to gain
ma education, his own having mostly
bws acquired from the shelves of a
pubMe library. In the heat of politics
le always maintained his temper and
ft was his pleasure to wish for the
speedy ending of c-tp-fgns that "all
et us might be the same old friends
ahtL The story of the lowly begin-
naig Mad the gMl personality that
e-ld tura a meeting of political lead-
es Into a discussion of baseball, serv-

e In Icontact with him and the ad-
aireml. of all Americans who love
to see pluck and good nature in their
gg RMW

TSi p a1 a has Mde itas m
M W he t ma tter quite clear
dui4l thee past few months, and
'the Metropolis has admired the stand
Stken by that paper. The Banner is
not modest about it, however, and a-
serts that It is the only paper in
Florida that stands absolutely for
free trade. The Pensaeola Journal ;s
not to be forgotten. We believe that
publication has some positive ideas
concerning the tariff. Maybe the Ban-
ner and the Journal can get together,
and afford twin examples of the genu-
ine Jeffersonian democracy. While
entirely willing to take hats off to the
Banner for its laudable stand as to
the tariff and congratulate it upon
being so right on this question, we
cannot refrain from wondering how
the Bannet at the same time can Le
so wrong concerning the primary.
The editor of the Banner is one of
the old war-horses, and he undoubted-
ly remembers the fight the county
over for the primary against the con-
vention system. It was the avenue
that afforded the outlet to the people
who were hemmed in between the ma-
chine politics of both parties. The in-
terests controlled the democratic par-
ty it it was in power, and the inter-
ests controlled the republican parzy
if it was in power. Direct nomina-
tions by the people was the solution,
and brought about the establishment
of the organic principles of democra-
cy-placing the first power of the
government in the hands of the pe>-
The Banner and its confreres would
now take a step backward and sur-
render all that has been accomplish-
ed in this line for the people, whica
is for the political welfare of the
country, and put the nomination of
candidates again in the hands of the
few assembled in convention, or theta
fewer still who control conventions
from the ante-rooms.
The Metropolis would like to see
the Banner come out solidly for the
people in this respect as it has on the
tariff question. The good that it
could do and the influence that it
wields should be at all times on the
side of the people, for we believe its
views to be honestly conceived an I
expressed, no matter what they hap-
pen to be.-Miami Metropolis.



The airship is with us and it has
come to stay. After wireless telegra-
phy anything was possible. The con-
quest of the winds and waves by Mar-
coni presaged the conquest of the air
by Curtiss, Bleriot and Zeppelin. The
beat printers were sure that a type-
setting machine was preposterous un-
til the Mergenthalers actually crowd-
ed them away from their cases. Ten
miles was in the beginning thought
the limit of communication by the
telephone. The electric light could
never be distributed. Morse's magnet-
ic telegraph took the world complete-
ly by surprise.
Taking counsel of these memories
why should we doubt the airship? If
it can already carry a dozen or more
passengers, why not a thousand? If
it can travel fifty miles an hour, why
not a hundred and fifty?
The prophetic instinct of the poet!
"I'll put a girdle around the earth in
forty minutes," says Puck; but how
many of us recall the lines of Locks-
ley Hall, in which Tennyson makes
an equally remarkable forecast of the
future? In this connection let me
quote them:

"Men, my brothers, men the workers,
ever reaping something new;
That which they have done but ear-
nest of the things that they shall
For I dipt into the future, far as hu-
man eye could see;
Saw the vision of the world and the
wonders that would be;
Saw the heavens fill with, commerce,
argosies of magic sails,
Pilots of the purple twilight, dropping
down with costly bales;
Heard the heavens fill with shouting,
and there rain'd a ghastly dew
From the nation's airy navies grap-
pling in the central blue;
Far along the world-wide whisper of
the south-wind rushing warm,
With the standards of the peoples
plunging through the thunder-
Till the war-drum throbb'd no longer,
and the battle flags were furl'd
In the parliament of man, the federa-
tion of the world."

Shall it be so? Shall the battle flags
be furled? Shall It be peace, and the
brotherhood of man? Shall there be
no more war, nor lying, nor backbit-
ing? Let us pray God and hope!-H.
W., in Courier-Journal.

Mrs. William Ernst of Chicago
claims to have written every love let-
ter Mrs. Stetson ever received from
her husband, Count Santa Eulalie,
and now wants $10,000 for doing so.
She claims that that is the sum the
count promised-her if the marriage
were brought about. The count de-


Aswering the et, "What
church would Jesus Jla If he were in
New York?" the Rev. Charles A. Eat-
on tol d his congregation at the Madi-
son Avenue Baptist church. Madison
avenue, and Thirty-third street, that
he did not believe that Jesus would
Join any. He said in part:
"If Jesus came here to New York,
which church would he join? I'm
afraid some of the churches .wouldn't
let him In. He wouldn't )e orthodox,
and he would be sure to be too broad.
He might prefer going out oa : street
corner and talking to a newsboy or
a bartender or a pickpoc'-et \-. spek-
ing from the pulpit of one of cut- fine
edifices. He'd be a most difficult
member to get along witn in any
church, for he'd be too unconvention-
"We have elevated our rftual& to a
place of first importance. Even in
the Baptist church, which i. supposed
to be the freest, a hymn misplaced
creates quite a flutter. I do not be-
lieve, if Jesus came to New York,
that he would care to Join any of cur
churches. He would say 'My church
consists of all!'"
While recognizing the narrowness
of some and the bigotry of others, we
have no doubt but that Jesus. were
he to make his second appearance
upon the earth, would applaud ail
churches, because he would know
that the men and women direci'ng
them are only mortals, and are inot
expected to be either saints or an-
gels. However mistaken they ar-
along certain lines, he would know
that they are all conscientiously etn-
deavoring to follow in his footsteps,
and to that extent they would reecide
his benediction.
And how about those outside the
pale of the churches?
We believe that he would apply the
same rule to those as *to others. Wec
believe that he would apply to their
lives the same square and compass-
that he would have no favorites andI
would show nc partiality. If those
outside the churches recognized the
"Fatherhood of God and the Brother-
hood of Man," and carried their be-
lief into their daily living-if they
heard the cry of distress: if they fed
the hungry; if they clothed the poor;
if they neither cheated nor defraud-
ed;. if they lent their name and in-
fluence to the upbuilding of the worli
along better lines-we do not believe
that he would condemn them because
their names could not be found on a
church roll, or because they stood
aloof and took no part in the discus-
sion of sprinkling or immersion.
When he came to the case of Lo-
gan, the poor Indian' chieftain, who
made this pronouncement: "I appeal
to any white man to say if he ever
entered Logan's cabin hungry and he
gave him not meat; if ever he came
cold and naked, and he clothed him
not," whatever Logan believed along
other lines Jesus would say to him:
"Enter thou into the joys of thy
We believe that he would sympa-
thize with Joaquin Miller when he
says: "I belong to every sect. I sym-
pathize with all superstitions and
creeds, because there is really but
one religion-the seeming differences
are only a matter of definitions evolv-
ed by certain temperaments. I wor-
ship Joss, Jehovah, Jove, Jesus, Mary
the Blessed. Mahomet. A name is a
sound, a puff of air, but behind the
epiglotis, the eustachian tube, the
palate, the tongue and the roof of the
mouth, is a thought-I sympathize
with that thought, even with error,
because error is the pathway to
truth, so error is a phase of truth."
Whose hearts are clean, whose con-
sciences are clear, we do not believe

will be condemned for no: believing
things that they could :ios compr'--
hend, or for not seeing things that
were invisible to them, but in the
great procession they will be found
scmev.he:e in the front ran-s along-
A ,!;' of good Ben Adhem

Mr. Calvert Smith, who has been
cartoonist for the Jacksonville Times-
Union for so long a time that the
people of Florida have become very
greatly attached to him, has gone to
New York to try his genius in the
magazine illustrating field. His re-
moval is a distinct loss to the state,
but this paper hopes that he will
make good in the big city and achieve
national fame.

On and after this date it will cost
money to die in Ocala. The newspa-
pers there have come together and
placed a tariff on all obituaries at so
much per line. We hope this trust
will be viciously boycotted and result
in death to death.-Orlando Reporter-
Our esteemed contemporary is in
error. The Ocala Banner, one of the
newspapers printed in Ocala, has not
advertised that It would charge for
printing obituary notices.

The pencil plant of the Joseph Dix-
on Crucible Company resumed opera-
tions Monday morning, running on
full time. This plant has been lying
Idle for about six weeks, and the losw

I i ger m LTrmo

In a letter to this osme #MB Mr.
Frank Harris, Jr., who s atendig
the Eastman College at PoughlP
sie, N. Y., he says that that city is in
gala attire on account of the Hudson-
Fulton celebration. Friday was the
special day celebrated at Poughkeep-
sie. He said that the city is very
beautifully decorated for the occa-
sion. Every business house and ev-
ery home is decorated with Hudson
colors, flags, banners and bunting.
The main streets are all decorated
with thousands of tiny incandescent
lights. In the street in front of the
government building and the court
house there are twelve or fourteen
immense white columns, (which were
used in Washington when Mr. Taft
was inaugurated president of the
United States), and when the lights
are turned on everything looks very
beautiful, and looking up and down
the main streets one can imagine
himself in New York City, as there
are thousands of people on the
streets, and they are kept constantly
on the move. There is a policeman
every few feet ready at the first halt
to call out "Move on!" or "Step live-
While Ocala is busy preparing for
her county fair, Poughkeepsie, the
county seat of Dutchess county, is all
in readiness to throw open her doors
to the people of this county and ad-
joining counties. I expect to go out
some time this week to see the dif-
ference between their products and
ours, and to see the way they exhibit
their products.
Cantaloupes and watermelons are
very plentiful, and the former very
delicious. The tomatoes here are the
biggest I have ever seen in my life,
and grapes are very plentiful and
cheap, as are also peaches. The
peaches are' almost without taste,
however, but look very pretty. They
are as pink as the cheeks of the pret-
ty northern girls.
Poughkeepsie is the home of the
famous Smith Brothers, of cough drop
fame. They also make candies, and
have a very handsome fountain in
their establishment, and their grill
room is always crowded. They have
underground refrigerators, which hold
many tons of ice, and they use not
less than three double team loads of
ice daily. The Smith Brothers have
made millions of dollars.
The cement sidewalks here are
very poor. I think the Woodmar
Sand & Stone Company and our oth-
er cmopany at home could make a
fortune in Poughkeepsie.
This is a pretty city and is kept
very clean and attractive, and the
streets are constantly sprinkled.
Autos are here by the hundreds,
and every day we see hundreds of
people coming through, going to New
York City and other places from Ohio,
Michigan, Pennsylvania and a good
many other states. They make about
as good time as some trains, and a
great deal better than those in Flor-

Time was when democratic plat-
forms represented the aggregate wis-
dom of the party. Under the present
system the platform represents the
catch-phrases of the candidate, and is
meaningless. It is certainly time for
the state executive committee to call
a convention for the purpose of de-
claring where we are at. This go-as-
you-please plan is wrecking the party.
-Palatka News.

"The Governor Begins to See the
Convicts' Side," is a rensacola Jour-
nal editorial headline. He has usually
seen the right side of everything-
from his own viewpoint-all his life.
He is a Gilchrist man all the way
through.-Lake City Index.

Albert Pulitzer, brother of Joseph
Pulitzer of the New oYrk World. com-
mitted suicide in his hotel in Ham-
burg, Germany, on October 4. He took
poison and then shot himself. Ill
health is attributed as the cause. He
founded the New York Journal.

Minister-And the child's name,
Mother (firmly)-Name him Fred-
erick Robert CooKl Peary Smith. I'm
not going to take any chances.

Since his release from prison on
bond Chas. W. Morse has paid off $4.-
000,000 of his indebtedness. There is
only half a million more to be wiped
out. He is confident and hopeful.

The Peninsular Naval Stores Com-
pany is foreclosing a mortgage against
Farrell. Jenkins et al, the advertise-
ment of which covers several col-
umns in one of the DeLand papers.

And the Hon. P. 0. Knight of Tam-
pa got within 800 miles of the north
pole, and didn't go after it and bring
it back for the Tampa fair.-Lake
City Index.

beg b-mbIES. 6isom
namse~w~uUs" owdo
dw beh -k

500 to 2,000 Aeros
only of good muOemcber d farv,
land, a special piropOtkm *
ready Preferred lomatoes m rn
venlent to traMsportatIoMn s. m
price oand partlkulrs at wse
Jacksonville. Pla.


Ainost every paper we pick up
we read of death and destruettle
from lightning. Protect yar
homes and goods from this na-1
destructive of the elements by
Absolute protection guarmateed

Lowe"ll Pc1 e .

Fail Seed C4ifj

Alas ink ml

Abvmse WN pmsh
Vee1k& b.S

thtw e bmdwon

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NITY to learn a Arat ries trade ho
pays a good salary vryv mas to
the year. Thore will 8 a Wgr ev e.
mand for Telegraph OPOcWA eb1e
Fall and Winter a.ik r tlwbrb -
for man1. years pMM The pro"*"
railroads of the o,.th a&ai4 eet par.
of the united Stat. are wrtuhb ws
to qualify as maaym eg *f oe <
character for their serw*e s *oV pie
sibly can. We trum thee the rctela
ambitious boys ,of the ah f t smw
ly to this golb espsmcutmov
Our studeasts Saw t inw. *t
only four to six nMws We GMT%
tee positions. Ornamee- guras
$46 to $96 per mea e*my -7e
ant work: .prmerast
rapid problem.
Our tultiou is reamnM be* "J
low rates; NINAN is
healthful: ft* eifmae
drnkiatg water. Wigse at m
our new litairated emaa A es t
ter or psmalI Nll uIsw i
FPRE. -- -- .

Dmof*a tK

86u11Umm w a
S..WI |-|

-'-M- -- ..

- tI.I-.C .%

v h d1e4 e da rk

a bSae tarfttm' MW Iono
'Mr VMMM bead he bref;
Oe W Mr: "Dar's smp's wrong,
*m m iuat baset.-
ir'l *MMU Was' Iak be dead,
Smu' Gies epes wide;
S~B Rle. a r head,

I. d 4m0 aU m "' seed dat mout',
A p ew fmu stem to stern;
Mv IM k* tn sm' be laigs stick out,
Pw be had ia time to burn..
--Joe ing, Jr.

Tb Ort. IMetrct Sunday Schoycl
-I *eq11h L4ague Cotrferenc,, iM.
r S ewe se~mh. convened in villis-
e fsea) aftermeon. There were
gmrep4 de tWles from the follow-
b @@~ W Alsebsa. Anthony, Broi.
a Cryue alve. Gaiesvtille High
SNMa6depr. IMterladhen. Floral
Etp Merl. Melrose. Micanopy,
:ef ~Mbe4k.. Stake. Montbrook
Mi Afebr.
astl set up the largest delegs-
M. *ee t all, bheaded by the Hon.
N on W lg~. who was accompan-
hr Mie IAm, Other liUtinguish-
ed mta, w wrv. from Qaincy. Rev.
Ift L Ary .ewretary of the
... Se.day Brhool board, who
V reed8 a sgmet lecture apor. "The
C t the MUMst" Rev. C. F. Black-
ae of aemu'.. present of the State
s ip Laom,. gave a highly in-
Imve kwetmrw as "The Epworth
agBwge Oppomrtalty in FVlorida."
hep piegras was one that called
obi lthe o i4de"s and advice fro,'i
a sod remove who are ai.,ong the
sebt tlrthbt. minds.
All tMi' kerv freling hat g:' .at
m hab b o~ aud tha' new reso-
g.m bh-vr mad.e will ripent into rich
Ws aM thetr rwpective fields of ac-

hmMdiftam in Williston rfelf the in-
4ptwsme v the OMW @we redraw to labor l'arier for
460 Meapq
iOn pm'a.t feature. which is em-
oasowd bt tIhe Epworth League. the
me-l 6P aof Itfr. was put Into prac-
Iw ab aftleesa- when the Williston
iewe gas@e a re ptkio to the dele-
gges at tow Meneaat halL. where the
gwy1 este s at large concourse of
Val e h w b*he oely by the at-
#gs ao thaMw who were serving
low bweesilfl reorvrhmeaets.-Sunday's
imw,. I ee



Waltmn ,rr"eo. the noted Italian
meriu. who recently visited Amer-
m is ter author of an article in the
i w Ptnrn, in which he pays a
g U itrhbutev to E. H. Harriman.
Abog rwwauttag the diverse views
*N* late ratirled magnate he heard
es oo**id ins the UnIted States. Fer-

"1T haigh- prslae I heard of him
w* bt *'h., rmaw from Europeans.
ter t. s*wgiterant I believe Harri-
S e ge-* as, more highly appre-
etee4 gt R orgMw than in America.
T Anmerkras are apt to belittle
at **r rai maactal leaders, but Eu-
,gw rw lsts,** in these giants of in-
Swr w,.r.sefntatves of American
eggw t its greatest phase. They
do* epartima in thlb field of action.
Wlvwer to politics or business."

I tomu baa twbeen a cripple for li:.
00 e r-iha c ae' oa "ynee cap.
rr'ak iisherry. Kelliher.
e-tC bholu Bucklen's Arnica
wbth so-n cured me." Infaali-
p ter sa s. cuts add bruises. It
0 r burns. scalds, old sorN.
ats erpti oMs Worlds best'
t pNa 2e.' at Tydings & Co. m

T he baes always maintained
O &to" Mird did more good than
ea. &d that all should be protect-
ed ft. wates destructton. it has
war. geeded the English sparrow.
O P br* r give us pleasure to
p* tai h teeimgonw of another in-
ttent rver. The Starke Tele-

Th Whos s parrow seems to
bo ujustly erticised. It is
that it g eaoly oa seeds and
dWoes aey metW-eatltg birds. The
arn- wl make- their home in
Sand sMwhberhbood may often
I eM e eurtfg bm and caterpil-
hea m de le they have run out
^^^- -^ &A-Am tbpv- no


Again we wet out to Capulet and
pr'ched to a goodly number of the
pe of that place. A seemed l-
te tew what was said and done.
On the 17th of this mouth I am to
again be there. The audience declar-
ed Its Intention to organize a Sunday
school so come one and all at 10 a.
m., sharp, to have the organization
completed before the 11 o'clock ser-

I visited the school just at the be-
ginning of its existence, under the
management of Miss Mary Rou. She
had twenty-one pupils present, and
all were undoubtedly in earnest. The
teacher had good control of the pu-
pils, and after the classes were as-
signed their lessons she took advan-
tage of the opportunity to talk to the
pupils, which was greatly appreciated.
The little child of Mr. Calvin Bar-
ker died and was buried on Monday,
October 4th. 1909, at the cemetery,
not very far from the church, at Cap-
ulet. Loving hands prepared all the
details of the funeral at the house and
at the grave. At the house, before
going to the cemetery, a few words of
comfort were spoken by the minister,
and at the grave were concluded the
impressive services. May God in his
infinite mercy bless each one, and
lead us all to our heavenly home.


The people through the press are
calling for a platform convention of
the democratic party of Florida. Par-
ty politics are in a chaotic condition
in this state. Men call themselves
state democrats without knowing
what that means. In national affairs
the lines are definitely drawn, be-
cause the national democratic con-
vention formulates a platform of prin-
ciples. In state affairs a candidate
can hold to anything except negro
domination, and call himself a demo-
crat.-Brooksville Argus.


Now, really, candidly and honestly,
the public official's bed is not one en-
tirely of roses. Here and there may
be a rose. but with them are many
thorns, thistles and sandspurs. So,
taking it all in all. we'd rather be a
private citizen and do as we darned
please than hold the most remunera-
tive public office in the gift of the peo-
ple. The satisfaction of being our
own boss can't be considered with
dollars and cents.-Manatee Record.

to A. A. Chisholm of Treadwell. N.
Y.. now. His reason is well worth
reading: "For a long time I suffered
from indigestion ,torpid liver, consti-
pation, nervousness, and general de-
bility." he writes. "I couldn't sleep.
had no appetite. nor ambition: grew
weake" every day in spite of all med-
ical treatment. Then used Electric
Bitters. Twelve bottles restored ll
my old-time health and vigor. N vi
I can attend to business every- day.
It's a wonderful medicine." Infallible
tor Stomach. Liver. Kidneys. Blool
and Nerves. 50c. at Tydings & Co. ni


It is now said seriously that R. Hud-
son Burr will be a candidate for
Frank Clark's position in congress
next year. We miss our guess if Burr
is able to carry a single county in
that district.-Inverness Chronicle.


Geo. C. Watson of Floral City. who
was appointed cattle inspector by the
board of county commissioners at its
last session, has been notified by the
governor that he cannot qualify, he
being constable for his district.-Cit-
rus County Chronicle.


"Jim" Alexander says that he will
give the vote of Volusia to any man
who will run against Frank Clark.
Such generous offers are not often re-
corded in this age of narrow politics
and personal greed.-Palatka Times-

Editor Mathews of the Starke Tele-
graph has been selected as chairman
of the editorial department of the
campaign for education in Florida. No
better man could have been fouqd in
the whole state.-Tampa Tribune.



t appears that there will be plenty
candidates running for congress in
s district by spring. The latest an-
anced candidate hails from Miami
I he goes into the race full of fight.
)eLand Record.


Do we need a wasp, all sting, with


Where's my cost? Where's my hat?
Where's my 'rithmetic?
Wonder where my grammar's at?
Help me find it quick!
Where's my jog'ty lesson, pa?
Where's my new foot rule?
Hurry up and help me, ma;
I'll be late to school!
Jimmy throwed my tie away-
Yes, you did; it's gone.
You wuz playing' yesterday,
An' you had it on.
Help me try to find it, ma;
The other one's too red-
Here it is. I found it, pa,
Underneath the be.
Here's my jog'fy, anyway,
Here's my coat an' hat-
Wonder why my things can't stay
Where I put 'em at?
Ouch! I hit my head a knock;
Gee! I got to fly.
Pretty nearly 9 o'clock-
All right, ma, good bye!
-Chicago News.


The reading world owes much to
Robert Hoe, who died in London,
September 22. The New York World
calls him "the greatest maker of
printing presses." It may almost be
said that the history of the Hoe print-
ing press factory is the history of the
development of the printing press of
today. At any rate it is a history of
a century of invention applied to per-
fecting the printing press, and the
effect of these inventions on the gen-
eral diffusion of knowledge could nev-
er be measured. Speaking of the
developments since the time when his
uncle invented what was then called
the "lightning press," the New York
World says:
"When the London Times sold for
10 cents a copy and was printed from
flat bed presses no wide circulation of
knowledge of the news was possible.
To multiply copies beyond a limited
demand meant then setting the same
matter in type many times for as
many presses. The invention of ster-
eotyping was one long step toward
wider knowledge. The perfection of
the rotary press by the Hoe works
was another. The first quadruple
press ever built, which made it possi-
ble to print the cut and folded paper,
was made for the World by Mr. Hoe's
establishment. From that to the
huge dodecuple presses of today and
the giant machines that print simul-
taneously in many colors was a mar-
velous but a steady and logical devel-
opment."-American Press Associa-


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indomitable will and resistless ener-
gy. Suca power comes from the
splendid heai'h that Dr. King's New
Life Pills impart. They vitalize ev-
ery organ aud build up brain and
body. J. A. Harmon, Lizemore, W.
Va., writes: "They are the best pills
I ever used." 25c. at Tydings & Co. m


One of the state papers announces
that Blount has formally entered the
race for senator. Well, 'there is some
class to that. Some of them are en-
tering in automobiles, balloons and
airships, and it is quite a relief to
know that Mr. Blount has entered for-
mally. After it is all over some of
them can make it formerly.-Sanford


W. B. Avriett of 'the first district,
while riding around his farm on the
12th inst., found a den of rattlesnakes
in a gopher hole by the side of his
fence. He got down off his horse and
tried to kill them. but they went down
in the hole, and Mr. Avriett, having
no hoe to dig them out. went back to
his house. The next morning, in com-
pany with some of his field hands, he
went back and killed a large rattle-
snake with eleven rattles and a but-
ton. and seventeen young ones. The
young ones had each one rattle and
a button.-Jasper News.


To the Editor Ocala Banner:
We suppose it wil! not be out of
place to offer our local paper a word
from our county jail. so that your
readers may be enlightened as to
how things are moving on there.
We have now only thirty-three in-
mates, two of whom are women, and
a tew of them are for serious crimes.
The health of the prisoners for the
past summer has been unusually
good-only a few cases of fever, and
in every bad case the patient was
sick when brought to the jail.
We will probably give you another
item next week. * *

es,, for sale at this office, 10c. each,
or $1 a dozen. Apply Ocala Banner
office. tL
Mrs. M. S. Withers and Mrs. S. L.
Withers of Ocala are located at the
Windsor Hotel for a few days, and







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We would call your attention to the great vari
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Until October 15th, we offer the
Ocala Banner (Weekly) and the New
York Produce News (the pink sheet)
for $1.50 per year, in advance. Here
is a chance to get your home paper
and all local and state news, and help
to build up your own town, and the
best produce paper published, with
Florida crop news and all markets.

"Get in line, as you need them
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Ocala, Fla.


Great deeds compel regard. The
world crowns its doers. That's why
the American people have crowned
Dr. King's New Discovery, the king of
Throat and Lung Remedies. Every
atom is a health, force. It kills germn
and colds and la grippe vanish. it
heals cough-racked membranes and
coughing stops. Sore, inflamed bron-
chial tubes and lungs are cured and
hemorrhages cease. Dr. Geo. Moore,
Black Jack. N. C., writes: "It cured
me of lung trouble, pronounced hope-
less by all doctors." 50c. and $1. Tri-
al bottle free. Guarnateed by Tydings
& Co. mIn
DON'T DRINK! But if you do, see
Hogan, and get the best that money
can buy. If it's a good drink, we have
it. x

Mr. Francis Trueblood has had all
the china trees fronting his Manatee
avenue property cut down and made
into stove wood.
It is generally admitted that these
trees are a favorite breeding place
and harbor for the white fly and every
citizen having them on his premises
should follow the example set by
Brother Trueblood.-Manatee Journal.


Meat for roasting should not be
washed, but wiped with a dry cloth.
Bacon rinds should be scalded and
used for flavoring stews.
Sausages should heat gradually
when cooking, to prevent the skins
To keep milk sweet add a teaspoon-
ful of fine salt to every quart of milk.
Acid fruits are decidedly better in
color and flavor when cooked in earth-
enware pots.
Mix pastry several hours before Kt
it required, and much labor is saved.

I SutS- Sr-t anm mmdiCo
Suits Skirts and Coats

Made to Measure

An experienced hitter rt a -
store takes all the .
The styles are shoeii a
moth Portfolio, whieh we an
come and see. Every pltet in C
ual colors.
We will also show vM
of cloth, and any style I
will be made In aay elfth v's
The garments awe mag o
Ameriacn Ladles' Tma sfMt
cago. We are their r
They are made by
ors, under the persaMdt
the famous Mosslear Kores
are man-tailored au t 40
highest class. with every m
We guarantee the style, .,ft
manship and materiaL T.Te
no garment which Is aot
The makers of these margmeot
the largest concerM of the@r lid g
their reputation Is national. M A Z
guarantee insures you their s -
These man-tailored garments, i
to your individual measure. rf t
prices as Tollows:
Suits, $1350 to $46
Skirts. 6.50 te $t
Coats, S eg
These prices-hardly nore tt
ready-made prices--are due o the
enormous output of this talleg 4W
cern. Please call and see w t75
new service means to you.


The Underselling Store of Ocala

--------------- SS O

It does look as though the millen-
nium were on us ater all. The St. Pe-
tersburg Independent is boosting
Tampa.-Pensacola Journal.
And the Tampa Times is boosting
St. Petersburg. The lamb has captur-
ed the lion, and they now gambol on
the same pasture. But Powell is about
as hard to handle as secretary of the
Tampa board of trade as he was as
editor of the Independent. He will
push and smile; you can't keep him
from it.-Tampa Times.

When Uncle Joe Cannon said there
were "no flies on the United States,"
he included Pensacola and the Jour-
nal.-Lake City Index.



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the petition asking ter MeM ISO
tion for county seat. gy e
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week to consider -p- UIn- *
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Nettes is hereby given that the
akt a=mal convention of the Tmr
pe e Operators aocaton will be
held In the auditorium of the bawrd of
tmra. tn the city of JacksoavfFle, lm.,
edneeday and IThursay, October
Bt and 21st, 1909. The sessions will
convene r...ptly at 10 a. m., and 2
p. m. each day.
Every member of the association
and every man engaged directly or in-
directly In the naval stores industry,
whether he has ever been alligned
with the association or not, is urged
to attend this convention.
Questions of vital importance are to
be frankly and conscientiously con-
sidered, discussed and acted upon.
This is no time for bickering and dis-
trust, but for discussion and action
along business lines.
An interesting program is being
arranged. Invitations will be extend-
ed to the governors of each of the
states in the naval stores belt, and
also to the chief of the forest service
of the United States to attend and
address the convention. It is expect-
ed that at least two representatives
of the forest service will be present
and deliver addresses, outlinging the
result of the government's investiga-
tions of the industry. It will be a
revelation to many operators to learn
of the extensive experimental and ed-
ucational work now being conducted
by the government for the direct ben-
eat of the manufacturers of naval
The special agent of the bureau of
the census, in charge of naval stores
statistical work for the forthcoming
census, will also be present. He will
advise with operators as to the man-
ner of preparing schedules which ev-
ery operator will be required to fill
out within the next few months.
One of the pleasant social features
at the convention will be a banquet
tendered to the visiting naval stores
operators by the business men of the
city of Jacksonville. This will be one
of the most elaborate banquets ever
given to a trade association in the
state of Florida.
In aiaa.1gk for the convention and
banquet It is important that the com-
mittee on arran"emnnts shall have
an approximate idea of the number
who will attend. To obtain this Infor-
mation a postcard is herewith inclos-
ed, and each operator receiving a copy
of this eall is respectfully urged to fill
out the card and return it as soon as
practical. Invitations will be mailed
to all operators who thus signify their
mention of attending the convention.
The complete program for the con-
vention will be published through the
newspapers and trade journals in due

Your presence is needed. Come to
the ninth annual convention of the
Turpentine Operators' Association on
October 20thb and 21st, 1909, in Jack-
soville, Plorids.
J. G. BOYD, Pres.
Jacksonville, la. Sept., 1909.


That Escambia county officers are
determined to enforce the law prohib-
iting the shooting of bullbats, several
citizens of Pensacola have reason to
know. as they were recently arrest-
ed and fined for the offense of killing
these mosquito annihilators. There
may be sport in shooting these birds,
but sport should give way to the law,
particularly when we know that these
industrious birds, alive, are useful to

man and of no use when killed.-
Apalachicola Times.

Mr. Alexander Moorhead, who is
surveying the tract of land recently
purchased in the Summerfield neigh-
borhood by the National Land Com-
pany, was in town Wednesday, and
said that a great deal of the land was
very excellent and that six buyers
had already arrived, and were much
pleased with the outlook. We can ex-
pect a large influx of settlers this win-


So the Hon. Ion L. Farris, speaker
of the Florida house of representa-
tives, has decided to "go out after
Prank Clark." Mr. Farris made a
spectacle of himself by being on both
sides of the Jacksonville charter bill
at the last session of the legislature,
and is about the weakest man today,
politically, in Duval county, neither
faction having any confidence in him,
politically. If he thinks the people of
this district will entrust their inter-
ests la congress to such a political ac-
robat he will find that he is badly
mistaken when the votes are counted.
--Gainesville Sun.

Mr. Edwin W. Davis, state attorney
for this district, went down to Inver-

of Florida. Only a short time ago
this firm issued a booklet, entitled
"Plorida Vegetables," that contains
forty-six pages of articles on all gar-
den products. This is followed by a
special booklet devoted to the Irish
potato industry, and cannot fail to be
of great value to potato growers. We
are promised new editions of their
valued fall Citrus Book and Florida
Soils to be sent out during this month.
These are prepared by a corps of ex-
perienced orange growers, under the
personal supervision of Mr. Wilson.
All their publications are free and we
advise everybody to send for them.


The editor was out, but the office
boy was in, when the countryman ask-
ed: "What about the markets?" The
boy replied: "Young men, unsteady;
girls, lively, and in demand; papas,
firm but declining; mammas, unset-
tled, waiting for higher bids; coffee,
considerably mixed; fresh fish, active
and slippery; eggs, quiet, but expect-
ed to open soon; whiskey, still going
down; onions, strong; yeast, rising;
breadstuff, heavy; boots and shoes,
those on the market are constantly
going up and down; hats and caps,
not so high as last year, excepting
foolscap, which is stationary; tobac-
co, very low, and has a downward ten-
dency; silver, close, but not close


ays it Is An Unmtigated Falsehood
-as Never Been a Party to a
Political De04
Hon. Hudson Burr, heirm-p of the
Florida railroad commission, thus
calls a Florida editor to time for ex-
pressing a political "pipe dream."
Tllabassee, Oct. 2, 1909.
To the Editor of the Miami News-
Record, Miami, Fla.:
Dear Sir-In a recent issue of your
paper you publish an article in which
you connect me with certain political
conferences and deals. I quote from
your article:
"The recent announcement of Hon.
Lewis Zim of 9t. Augustine, that he
would be a candidate for congress in
the second district before the primary
of next year is the first indication that
certain political conferences that have
been held this summer, are bearing
"It is evidence of one of the finest
political deals that has been entered
into by politicians in many a long day,
and which, if carried out, will break
up the political calculations of many
aspiring politicians.
"The News-Record is in receipt of
reliable information from a source
that cannot be doubted that exposes
the inside facts of the proposed deal,
and that will stir up considerable in-
terest in political circles.
"Reading Mr. Zim's announcement
carefully it becomes evident that he
does not commit himself to running
as a congressional candidate, but
leaves something open for after con-
"Instead of Mr. Zim's finally run-
ning for congressman, he will give
place on the ticket to R. Hudson Burr,
now railroad commissioner, who will
try to fill Frank Clark's shoes.
"For his service Mr. Zim will, at
the proper time, become a candidate
for McLin's job as commissioner of
agriculture, and be supported by those
in the present deal."
I would pay no attention to this-
contemptible article but for the fact
that you undertake to connect me with
entering into political deals, nad in
doing so use the language: "In re-
ceipt of reliable information from a
source that cannot be doubted that
exposes the inside facts."
In the first place I wish to say that
I know nothing of any conference or
conferences being held.
In the second place I have never
been a party to a political deal in my
life, nor do I ever expect to be.
In the third place, I am not a can-
didate for congress, nor have I been
even tentatively.
So far as your statement refers to
me, I brand it as an unmitigated and
malicious falsehood, manufactured
from the "whole cloth" for political
When I get ready to run for con-
gress or any other office I shall not
hesitate to apprise the people of my
state of my Intentions without enter-
ing into political deals.

"Mr. Burr is unnecessarily peevish.
It was not claimed that he was one of
the conferees, and he shows consider-
able advance indignation over the an-
nouncement that he may become a
candidate for congressional honors.
"When the time comes that Mr.
Burr shall make his announcement,
if he ever does, he will probably find
that the people of the district or state
have some very well defined ideas as
to his candidacy for any office."
-Miami News-Record.


The people whose names are on
Wilson & Toomer Fertilizer Com-
pany's mailing list are truly fortu-
nate, for they are kept informed of
all the up-to-date ideas pertaining to
the production of the principal crops

So fill the glasses to the brim,
While everything is pleasing:
Good luck to her, good luck to him,
You know I'm only teasing.
We wish them health, we wish them
We wish them golden store:
We hope the stork that hovers near
Will bring them by the score.
-Bartow Record.


Florida Has Many Advantages Over
It, But Needs Push
In a recent issue of the Tampa
Times was published the following ar-
ticle, in which is given the impression
gained by a leading Tampan on a trip
through the western states:
"C. M. Knott, clerk of the circuit
court, returned this morning from a
flying trip west. He left his family at
Denver, and then went on to Seattle,
San Francisco and Los Angeles.
"Mr. Knott says the western coun-
try is wonderful in its scenery and in
its development of the valleys and the
coast line. He was greatly impressed
with what he saw as regards progress,
enterprise, civic pride and condition
of groves and gardens and fields, but
he comes back with the sincere and
earnest feeling that Florida is the
best state in the Union.
"He talked with many men and
found considerable dissatisfaction
among them. The Pacific coast coun-
try is over-rated. The brilliant pros-
pectures sent out by the railroads and
real estate concerns and trades bodies
have allured the wealth of the east,
to their country, and these people
have builded on an imposing scale.
The man of average means or small
income has a struggle to keep up his
end. It is very much like a man with
a $2-a-day job eating at the St. Regis.
"Mr. Knott says our climate is far
superior to that of the Pacific coast.
He was chilled to the bone at times
and the next hour roasted like stand-
ing in front of a furnace. The hot,
dry heat reduced his weight in a cou-
ple of weeks fifteen pounds.
"While away he did a lot of mis-
sionary work, and interested many a
chance acquaintance in Florida."


B. M. Latham, superintendent of
the electric light and power plant at
St. Petersburg, removed a piece of
broken drill from the bottom of W. E.
Heathcote's well last night by means
of an electric magnet.
Some time ago Mr. Heathcote had
a well put down in his orange grove
for irrigating purposes. At a depth
of about 250 feet a piece of the drill
broke and the workmen were never
able to recover and bring the same
to the surface. As Mr. Heathcote de-
sired the well to be sunk deeper in
order to secure a greater flow of wa-
ter, renewed efforts were made to re-
move this obstruction, but without
avail. Mr. Latham conceived the idea
of an electric magnet being used. He
secured a piece of axle steel one inch
square and fourteen inches long. Sev-
en pounds of wire was wound around
it, this being wrapped with tape and
parafined to make it waterproof, a
covering of small rope was then put
on so that the magnet would not be
attracted to the sides of the steel tub-
ing in the welL A line of wire was
strung from the trolley line to the
well, and five thirty-two candlepower
lamps were placed on this line. The
magnet was attached to this line and
dropped into the well. The current of
550 volts was then turned on, and at
the second attempt the broken piece,
weighing sixteen pounds, was brought


I .

Come all you lads and- lalee,
A story I'll relate;
It happened down in Florida,
In tht good old "Cracker state."
There came a man from Virginia,
Doc Griffin was his name;
He was a gentleman by birth,
But he was not 'to blame.
The blessings of a single life
With him did not agree;
So he'd often walk about the town
To see what he could see.
Of all the scrapes he got into
'Tis not for me to tell:
Until he met a lady,
And he knew he loved her well.
This maiden was a comely lass,
I can't recall her name;
She didn't fancy it herself,
And now it's not the same.
Doc's glances were so winning
They set her all aglow;
And she felt she wasn't sinning
When she told him so.
So fill the bumpers full tonight,
Let's drink with hearty cheer,
While yet the honeymoon is bright,
And everything is dear.

town the first thing the native females
do is to find fault with the poor thing's
* *
After a few years of matrimony, the
little clinging female vine may be-
come a dead weight on the sturdy
masculine oak proposition.
* *

A woman has a man beat to a fraz-
zle in one respect. She can turn her
temper loose without saying necessar-
ily unprintable things.
* *
Young man-beware of the peach
that is the apple of your eye. She
may be a lemon.
* *
Let's not be afraid of criticism. Ev-
ery last one of us needs calling down
occasionally as well as boosting up.

Ion L. Farris, the representative of
Duval county in the last legislature,
and speaker of the house, has an-
nounced that be will make the race
for the nomination for conug&,sman
from the second district, and that his
policy will be to "go after" Frank
Clark from the jump. The record of
Mr. Farris in the legislature was not
very creditable, and Clark will proba-
bly attend to his case all right. Sen-
ator Zim of St Johns couty will be

M. amak



Enid, one of the prosperous, grow-
ing young cities of Oklahoma and the
southwest, adopted commission gov-
ernment by a vote of two to one. Enid
is about the sise of Coffeyville, Kans.,
which voted last week to adopt the
plan, and the progress made by these
two cities in the development of the
new rule will prove of great value to
numerous progressive cities of the
same class in Kansas and Oklahoma,
if, indeed, further proof is needed
anywhere to demonstrate its advan-
tages over the old system.
Of the towns in Kansas in that class
of municipalities, Hutchison and Inde-
pendence are already operating under
the new rule and realizing satisfac-
tory results. Tulsa, in Oklahoma, is
at work under the commission plan
and in a recent contract for paved
streets, thirty thousand dollars for
thirty blocks of paving as compared
to former contracts, were saved by
the property owners by the new rule.
Tulsa's experience ought to be all
that is needed to convince the smaller
cities that the modern plan is as ad-
vantageous for them as for the great-
er municipalities.
Enid is to be congratulated upon
its early determination to adopt a
form of government that will give it
the opportunity to grow rather than
continue a system that impedes de-
velopmcnt because of its inefficiency
and lack of direct business methods
in the administration of civic affairs.
-Kansas City Star.


An orator of the first class; a con-
structive statesman; a pure-minded
and high-minded man; he soared
above the storm as the eagle does;
he yearned passionately to serve his
people; he never held an office that
he did not adorn, and never had an
opportunity to do good for the public
that he did not fill with fruit-bearing
work; he was cast aside because he
did not bow to every idol of the mar-
ket place, did not bend his neck to
every yoke that smaller men wanted
him to bear.
A whole generation has come and
gone, during the long afternoon in
which William H. Felton sat at his
hearthstone in isolation, sadness,
amid heart-eating memories.
At length the prisoner is free. At
length, the outlaw can join the kin-
dred spirits of the other outlaws who
stole fire from the heavens, for the
benefit of benighted mankind, and
reaped the bitter reward of ingrati-
tude that gnaws, and gnaws the vi-
Farewell, old soldier! The Great
Commander never had a faithfuller
standard bearer than you. No flag
was ever dipped to the foe while you
held it; and never once did you say to
triumphant wrong, "I surrender."
You had fught a good fight; your
day was over; you were tired and in
pain; you have fallen on sleep and
are at rest. Peace to your great and
fearless soul.-Tom Watson, in the
Weekly Jeffersonian.


It's just like a woman the world
over to forgive a fool man who does
not deserve it.
* *
Just keep the average love affair at
the boiling point, and it will soon sim-
mer down to nothing.
* *
When a strange woman comes to


To the South G lndewS t-he P
lar Esquimeaux are a kind of tabulous
race, living at an Immense distance.
clad in bearskins and feeding on raw
flesh. Mr. Rasmussen heard of them
in his childhood as English children
hear of the fairies. They guide their
dogs by different signals, drive on
sledges of a different construction
and build their homes on a different
plan. ft was the dream of his youth
to visit the new people, and at last
five years ago his hopes were fulfilled
Life at the pole is a perpetual bat-
tle with nature, in which man is of-
ten worsted. "He was frozen to
death" is the end of many biographies.
While a man is in health they speak
of him as "stronger than death." as
if death were a watchful enemy. al-
ways waiting for his chance. But life
is on a large scale up there. Instead
of the petty alternations of night and
day they have the great seasonal sac-
cession, and, whether they are wait-
ing for the long light of summer or
the long dark of winter, they enjoy a
keen delight in the prospect of a
change such as we can never know tin
the tamer arrangement of our ci-
mate. The long dark does not keep
them wholly inactive. We read of ex
peditions after bear and hunting on
the ice by torchlight, but in the main
their winter is given up to conversa-
tion and contemplation. "When the
long darkness spreads itself over the
country many hidden things are re-
vealed, and men's thoughts travel
along devious paths." This is the
time when they tell the stories of
which Mr. Rasmussen has collected so
large a number.
They are strange narratives, form-
less and arriving at no conclusion, re
lating marvels as a rule too groteeque
to be sui prising-hbow a man married
a little fox, how a woman adopted a
caterpillar, how the ice broke with a
loud report, and the report became a
man It is during the interminaMe
moonlit night, silent and lonely, that
they see visions and dream dreams.
They picture the wastes as fll of
strange folk and tell Herodean tales
of curious nations inhabiting them; of
people who rush. from their hontse
onto the ice as if they always etpeet-
ed the attack of an enemy, of Apyd
and meh with their dogs' legs, of eth
ers who are covered with feathers in-
stead of clothes; and always thbme
coast men have a superstitIos ear
of the mysterious "Inland DwUelle,"
people who have no dogs or sleas,.
no bows and arrows, practice m Mle
live in holes. in the ground, are very
timid and so feet of foot that they
catch foxes by hand.-Lonmdon Times.

Hon. W. A. Blount of Peasacola hans
announced his candidacy for the
United States senate.
With the entrance of Mr. Blomnt
into the race, it give the people lve
candidates from which to choose a
Hon. J. P. Tallaferro of Jackson-
ville, the present senator, has made
no announcement or even intimated
that he would be in the race, but ht
is conceded by his friends that be
will be a candidate He has made a
good record, is a strong man. and
has many supporters throughout the
state who will do all in their power
to have him returned.

Claude L'Engle of Tallahassee is
making an active canvass of the state
and says he will keep it up until the
primary. Some have taken him as a
joke, but he is in the race, and win
develop more strength than many
think for.
Ex-Governor Broward of Jackson-
ville is a very strong man, a good
campaigner, and will make the cam-
paign interesting from start to Baish
Judge Reeves is an able lawyer. has
been in public life for a number of.
years and has a large following He
is especially strong in west lorida
and many friends will rally to bhi
It is to be hoped that the candidates
wUil discuss the issues before the peo-
ple and leave all persomalties out of
the contest By a diecuMlo of the
measures tha t aet the people the
voters will be better prepared to e
an intelligent ballot and elet the a
qualified man to serve them an s a
tor.-Jasper News.

An average of twenty.4-e dge&
of naval stores per day or d IM
several days as been h bom a
Muscogee whiar, at Pae k. s
entire product Ws g t" M a b
a steamer moeree thm s
for potsin

Let sorrow, care and trouble
Go their way and die,
While the flush of youth is on the
The sparkle in the eye.





@N* A ss forLamtinis
sh o bwg vthat the anm .

ginermor at
so- of 1! oat Tallhassee,
o aS a 1th dy of October,
A." Um r sm patent under
aw ***6*Nicharter:
A w""VORPu.
-dc~h et ofthe FtridW Na.
1 Lad 0% Ce-mpany
T deaiej hereby associate
ms-s fistegfr for the purpose
a itcOrPorated under the
be of tlhe of Florida for the
tessst" or the businesses set
ni taw folowtag charter:

Jis J. Vorpe, PresMeat.
W. OwL Gady. Vte PregMeat.
Charles 8. Painter, Secretary.
W. Morris Joaes, Treasurer.
The said oeers to constitute-the
ArMt board of directors.
The highest amount of indebted-
nes or liability to which this corpor-
ation may at any time subject itself
shall be $56,000.
The names and residences of the
subscribing incorporators, together
with the number of shares of the cap-
ital stock subscribed by each, are as
James J. Vorpe, Van Wert, Ohio, 60
W. Owen Gandy, Fort Wayne, Indi-
ana, 60 shares.
Charles S. Painter, Chicago, Illinois,
W. Morri; Jones, Chicago, Illinois,



Notice is hereby given that the un-
dersigned incorporators will apply to
the Honorable W. 8. Bullock, judge of
the circuit court for the fifth Judicial
circuit of the state of Florida on the
1st Day of Nova..eber, A. D. 1909
for approval of the following charter:
And the undersigned hereby asso-
ciate themselves together for the pur-
pose of becoming incorporated under
the laws of the state of Florida for
the transaction of the business set
forth in the following charter:
This organization shall be known
and incorporated as The Christian
Benevolent Aid Society of Florida.

TW amp o this corporation shall JAMES J. VORPE. Its chief place of business and its
11 THE FLORIDA NATIONAL I AND W. OWEN GANDY. headquarters shall be at Reddick, la
COMPANY. with its principal office CHARLES S. PAINTER. Marion county, Florida.
Od |14- of bunesles in the city of W MORRIS JONES. ARTICLE II.
O8t s. Ftarida. and Its businesses State of Ohio. The purpose and object of this or-
M bh er.de-ted elsewhere in the County of Van Wert-ss. ganization is for charitable and be-
Mate- of Ptorida or In any other state, Before the undersigned, a notary nevolent work, and fraternal union.
tbrW-,K branches. agencies or other- public in and for the county of Van and as such society, or lodge, to assist
1m a 1s a1y be necessary or conven- Wert, in the state or Ohio, personally the needy, visit and care for the sick
tm< appeared James J. Vorpe, to me well and bury the dead of its members.
ARTICLE II. appeared James W. Vorpe, to me well ARTICLE III.
Tbh p.-eral nature of the business- known, and known to be the individ- Any person of good character of
g* i beW roducrted by said company ual described in and who subscribed either sex, between the ages of fif-
haIIll t* as follows: his name to the foregoing proposed teen and sixty-five years, may, upon
l.AI--T. acquire by purchase, to charter. and acknowledged that he ex- application at any regular meeting.
," .i. Bold. sel,. mortgage and ecuted the same for the purposes be admitted to membership, by bal-
unta.h-r Imnproved and unimproved therein expressed. lot of a majority of the members pres-
real -tate wherever situated; to sur- Witness my hand and official seal ent.
w v Nl4tdie. dplat and improve the at Van Wert. Ohio, this 1st day of ARTICLE IV.
68"T I1 the purpolw of sale or other- September, A. D. 1909. This corporation shall have succe,-
Vwt ,0o earuirct, operate and erect (Seal.) 0. A. BALYRUT. sion by its corporate name for ninety-
t*ertm homes,. buildings, light and Notary Public in and for Van Wert nine years.
pwer plarte. machinery and appil- County, Ohio. ARTICLE V.
"a -" to furtilh water power ani My commission expires May 12, The names and residences of the
4wirtrliy f..r Irrigation, power or 1911. I subscribing incorporators are as fol-
testm pIrpose:" to construct, oper- State of Indiana. lows:
*& ad 1 maintain roadways, tram- County of Allen-ss. Green Rutland, Reddick. Florida.
weve sawmills and other similar en- Before the undersigned, a notary Moses B. Bennett, Reddick, Forid-i.
9r rn- vu public in and for the county of Allen, Frank J. Rutland Reddick, Florida.
I.I MKe- To buy. sell. trade and in the state of Indiana, personally ap- Beauregard Johnson, Reddick, Flo:-
t-i a tiniat-.r and to buy. sell. trade pearcd W. Owen Gandy, to me well ida.
*4 ,t.-a t lu:ntri-r shingles and. all known and kwn d n to be the individ- Ralph Heath, Reddick, Florida.
0 tsolo t,'ul e- ual described in and who subscribed ARTICLE VI.
his name to the foregoing proposed The officers who shall manage th.,
RI ITT To, ratsi. grow. buy, sell, charter and acknowledged that he ex- affairs of this corporation shall be
Ird. anAd do-al in fruits. vegetables, ecuted the same for the purposes designated as follows: Grand Chief,
*. and Mill kinds of agricultural therein expressed. Grand Vice Chief, Grand Scrib?,
pro"art0 Witness my hand and official at Grand Treasurer and Chaplain; and
*r.\ER 4R. HTOREA-To build, ac- Ft. Wayne Indiana, this 31st day of such officers shall also form and be a
qgt* t,**** o n. hold. sell. mortgage. August. 1909. Board of Directors for the conducting
mit'attit ntb tw it. t ),uet>a' and sale of all kinds Notary Public in and for Allen Coun- the organization, to be elected annual-
of **,.I:r.S I*I I ty, Indiana. ly on the first Monaay in November
1t KMl To purchase,. or other- My commission expire.o June 11, of each successive year, by ballot of
%lo .4 611. **, aini tI onIld. sell. assign. 1912. la majority of the members present in
't atf 1 IrleX5IL,'. pledge or other-tState o( Illinois. regular meeting of the association.
*lw ..'-p ,to -hare.- of the' capital County of C ok-ss. ARTICLE VII.
o i -., ., .1. tw.nIures- 1 other Before the undersigned. a notary (;re n Rmutllnd. Grand Chief; Mo-
S .. i o. .. -..... in..,t or c r,'rations. and state of Illinois. personally ap- Frank J. Rutland. Grand Treasurer;
4,.. .. ,,, ni! \hil.- the feared Charles S. Painter and W. Ralph Heath. Grand Scribe: Beaure-
* .., \,.....,* :cI- allI th Morris Jones. to me well known and garl Johnson. Chaplain, who shail
f I, I, I,'*-. .f ,, ni t- hi, in- kn,.wn to be the individuals described manage the ::::i:s of the organization n
* 9..! * -' ..t. -. i .0-on i' ;rai who subscribed their names to until the fir:; .-,ction under the ch;'-
.I ,( I i l\ SFr.s To :.equir, the- foregoing proposed charter and ter.
, ,. : ill It.u-l,.-. prop-.i-ty and acknowledged that they executed the ARTICLE VIII.
... i's!t,, tr,Iii>. or h.n,'-'-take sante for the purposes therein ex- T -laws of this corporation
i .,.. Ai, ,.ara of rhe liability pressed shall be n.ade altered or rescinded
,e so .. fitn. a-swiati.n or \n'itness my hand and official se. ,a co naiee appointed for thr a
". ,.,,. ..t i.. t ,, ;:., r l.he same Pt Chic-go. Illinois. this 2nd day of by a co. arnit subjet to approval fthat
** ,*.* ' .a.s l,.-t ,nturos or September, A. D. 1909. an.d by a majorityy of the members
oI a ..r c4 'I..I*- f "iftb. -t)rit-ation. 4Seal.) BERNICE C. CAUGHEY. present at r stated regular meeting
. *:-. a. th. directors may de- Notary Public in and for Cook Coun- prtetiet at aiy stated regular meeting,
t, Illinois.d-the times tt r holding which shall be
Sty Illinois. expires February established. in the by-laws.
44iKit P KRS-To o all My commission expires February .TICLE IX.
a ,, ,* *) .tI wtnesessary. suitable. 1912. 9-10. The higi:e t atnount of indebtedness
e***,-** oat prlnper for the accon:- NOTICE to which it L corporation may subject
k a-e..t, ,, t,0 of the purposes or in itself shall never be greater than 2-3
a i.** -it* of any one or more of In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju-j (two-thirds of the value of the prop-
', . e *e.r -tn enumerated or In- dicial Circuit of Florida in and for erty held I!y it.
tssl I epo uwern herein named. Marion County-In Chancery. ARTICLE X.
h it sh .hall at any time appear Nell M. Allred, Complainant. vs. W. The amount of the value of the reAl
eqm4r,,. o. tapsedient for the pro- W. Clyatt. et al, Defendants-Order estate held by the association shali
s.rs .. -.tn,-fit of the corporation. for Constructive Service. be subject to the approval of the cir-
-b ,. r. t..i.te.r. of or interested in It is ordered that the defendants cuit judge of the fifth judicial circuit
o. ,...,,, i r otherwise. with all herein named, to-wit: illias B. Palm- aftjoresaid.
. ,'s r .,ev or hereafter confer-Ier. GabrielT.Palmer. W. Haynes. GREEN RUTLANDaforesaid.
t i.. he lats ot Florila under the Jhn C. Allred andMarvinD.Allred GRESES B. BENNETTRUTLAND,
Sev.e.~rfle- r.f.rrei to. be and they are hereby required toFRANK J. RUTLANDNETT,
at he. .. he, n .t-,-lon tha. the ob- appear to the bill of complaint filed RANK J. RUTLA ND,
ap .. article th in no in this cause on or before November, BEAUREGARD JOHNSON,
4t.. ..' .. ,lr stritr.ed by refer- Monday, the 1st Day of November, Incorporator.-
r 1909 Incorporator.:.
'q se, ,t. oif.'erevno frnn the terms 1909
af ,, ,9 claus ,r I fmtragraph in it is further ordered that a copy ofl tat of Florida.
' l vbeis hut that th,.- p object. this order be published once a week Marion County.
s. .c. ut. tht tha objects P this ordeight consecutive weeks in the Before me. a (duly commissioned n.-
ee n .*. o.f the clart, s of th4sor eighala Banner. a newspaper published tary plb)lic for the s-ate of Florida.
*9 -1ha t.h. to gru.ded as inde nd-bin said county and state. personally came Green Rutland,. one
S ** 'This th day of August. 1909. of the incor porators. and an officer of
T 1 I.S III Ot- d S. SISTRUNK. the above ,alnpd organization, who,
C .. stock lerk Circuit Cour:. Marion Co.. Fla lainsg lht'- o. a exposes and -.
C., '. i -, ,nI.r' four thous- CI SISTRUNK. (cares undbt-' c:ath, that the lp-pose-Z
.e .. to 1*t .livilleill ..dli n ntob Solicitor S-^ a"d objects i forth therein, it is In-
, . ,, 1,,L ..ar talue of Complina:nt' Solicior. ren.ieed in gool faith to carry out, andi
i. . t, horized| -- further that he. together with the
, I,,., i,.I itih.r whol-I NOTICE other incorporators. signed th,-"r
S5 ," -t' ,,.| j, in hropery. -- n;tnames as above. and he also asknoi-
, :. a i1st 1alutation. Of Ai:lication for Tax Deed Under edge:I to me that he dlid sign his nan:.-
S , ,It. iii,> piratorrs or Section S of Chapter 4SS. Laws as such incorporator with the othe'-s I
S.. ,' ,-a.ll, .l f.or such of Florida --tree.; Rutland.
S, ,.', i'.,.,.:-. l:,bI *r or No:ice is hereby given that C. R. Sworn to, .hd .Ilso acknowleIl -.
i.' ( ,,ha-'., I ::ul pal! Ve::l. p rclihaser of tax certificate No. before net' this S )p'nlmber 27th. 19. 3.
....' ,. ,, ; jitn valua- i. 'bated the 1st day of July. A. D. (Seal. JOH. N E. BAILE .
l;bh,'r r ser- 1.i7. has fi.d said certificate in my Not ary Put)li- for the S:ate of Filrida.
St it .I i'in, 'r p"'rators office< and has made application for "'y coni.n!ission expires Apri! 1 ";i!.
e-,'iti<.i Not tIx deed to issue in accordance with 1912. 10-1.
*., '' "'*.f t,'. :..nthoriz- law Sa;iu c-rtificate embraces the; -
.. -bAl IS' I. it.ncrit-b:l following described property situated N
,,..,,..i, .1% I1 t-arsact in Marion county. Florida. to-wit": N
l !. th. a:"hrizeI North half of southeast quarter of ----
,.* ,, ,,i.,.,e and paid northwest quarter and southwe'-t In the Circui: Court of the Fifth. Ju-
S, ,, ,. ,, ,iiii,.. alli on quarter of southeast quarter of north- d.licial Ciruit of Florida. in and fr
* ,. ...0 ..n.lition. as the west quarter, section 17. township 15., Marion County-In Chancery.
"' n ni ,>esignate. south. range 2,. east. The said land J. N. C. Stockton, Complainant. vs.
-' ._ _. d, a ct-. of the isiu- IW Dh Mo to, t l Di f .l t^

IT I(I. w IV t)t11 sT a ses .-e at ,t 4 V. --
t n .al he succes-'anc of such certificate in the name
S. ,,. ,,-a'. n Atiall hperetual f Mary E. Smith. Unless said cer-
S ..t* i,. ,r- e pertuuall- tifica:e shall be redeemed according
('* p all to law. tax deed will issue there on
4RTi'I.E V the llth day of October. A. D. 1909.
T1 ",,.0 .* of this corporation Witness my official signature and
*.t, ,ma ,'!I a it .res.i.lent. one seal this the 4th day of September. A.
... .. ,.,..nts. a secretary, D. 1909.
... a. itlard of directorss. con- (Seal. S. T. SISTRUNK.
,. , f i h.- than three mem- Clerk Circuit Court. Marion Co.. Fla.
,-.- I.'r, than t itirteen mein- 9-10.
IM, 1 ,t nis .lwr hereof to be fixed
1- a. .oo khold.'e f the company in NOTICE
I.. .A. On. pertonU may hold --
6% so 49f mort. of tIhe above offices.
, h:ka or t of tame pe ofi, shall In the Circuit Court of the FiftL Jc.-
,. ai t,-l and tre asurer.n s ,aicial Circuit of Floridi ina and for
Tr. err asnual meeting for the A.arion t. untv-In Cha:.,eer-.
-..K of directors by the stockhold- Susan Taylor. Compdat vs. Er for
ev 81.a1l be hbeld on the second Tues- ward Taylor. Defendant-Order for
,e T..I -b t r). o1914. and the stock- Constructive Service.
he4 j, ma provdne for the time of It is ordered that the defendant
ia tbe am a vual meeting of the herein named, to-wit: Edward Taylor,
st .4 sld1 The by-laws thereaf- be and he is hereby required to ap-
Ti pear to the bill of complaint filed in
tr ...- ,,.this couse on or before

%1. 1'. rUFt iin .It ai. i -Lieniauits-
Order for Constructive Service.
It is ordered that the defendants
herein named to-wit: Ella Jones. J. F.
Jones. John M. Stevens and W. G.
Goode, Jame.: A. Harris and R. P. Iz-
lar, Davidge Fertilizer Company, a
corporation under the iaws of New
York, be ari they are hereby requir-
ed to appear to the bill of complaint
filed in this cause on or before
Monday, the 1st day of November,
It is further ordered that a copy of
this order be published once a week
for eight consecutive weeks in the
Ocala Banner. a newspaper published
in said county and state.
This 31st day of August. 1909..
(Seal.) S. T. SISTRUNK,
Clerk Circui, Court. Marion Co., Fla.
Complainant's Solicitors. 9-3


Polioemen in Ancient City Must Not
Only Be Vigilant, But Models in
Dress and Behavior
Prohibiting smoking while on duty,
and prescribing that the officers shall
at all times maintain as neat a person-
al appearance as possible, Mayor
Masters started off the month Friday
afternoon by issuing orders of a gen-
era Inature relating to the police de-
partment to Chief of Police Benet.
In the orders the mayor remarks
tht he has heard many compliment-
ary comments relative to the person-
al and general appearance of the offi-
cers while on duty and he makes the
suggestions referred to.
The communication to the chief is
as follows:
C. H. Benet, City Marshal, City:
Dear Sir-during the month of Sep-
tember this office has received a num-
ber of compliments as to the person-
nel and general appearance of the po-
lice officers of our city.
In order that the regard which is
now shown toward our police force
be retained and that a very high
standard reached. I would suggest the
1st. All patrolemn while on duty
shall keep their blouses buttoned,
their shoes shined, buttons polished,
and their linen clean, and if tie or
cravat is worn that it be black.
2nd. All conversation other than
that which pertains strictly to duty
must not be indulged in.
3rd. Under no circumstances shall
they. when on duty, congregate with
other patrolment or citizens.
4th. Smoking should not be indulg-
ed in while on duty.
5th. Visiting places of amusement,
unless assigned on duty at such plac-
es, will not be allowed. Should the
patrolmen desire to visit such place
or places of amusement, he should ob-
tain a furlough, from the marshal.
6th. The police officers should ever
remember that they are the guard-
ians of peace and protection of life
and poprerty, and should always be
alert to the performance of their du-
Yours truly,


I notice with pleasure and pride
your editorial, "Napoleons of the
Farm." Coming from such a valua-
ble exponent of our country's oppor-
tunities, I feel that you have stated
correctly that this important branch
of our commerce has never given us
a "leader" of consequence.
I live in Birmingham, Ala., and my
knowledge and experience in the
south's principal products, cotton,
sugar and rice, have proved to my
mind that the alluvial lands of our
section of the south offer the great-
est opportunity for capital.
If King Cotton, our great "money
getter" from the marts of the world,
would be capitalized and its produc-
tion carried on as are our great steel
and kindred industries, the stocks
and bonds emanating therefrom would
show equally good dividendd returns
and prove as safe as any banker or
trust company could ask.
With the present price of farm
commodities no sane business man
can make an error in investing his
capital in farms, especially where
such undertaking is carreid on in a
business-like manner. Like Mr. Hill,
I predict great things for the farmers.
To the one using l)rudence, scientific
kiowl'ige, and above all. mon'y, re-

'urn will he greater than in city ven-
tures. and at the same time involve
lhss chance for loss.-Jonas Schwab.
in Nw v. York V,'orld.

! The e:ntiie -ax roil:. of .lacksonville
. ud S'arke were piui:ls' in 1the pa-
pers of ;host ci i.-s by or ler of the
ci>y council. This wv.s dlowle iln order
!to 1F' each property ow.iiTr know the
,Imount of his ass.essnimnt in ioropor-
iion to that of his neighbor. The ex-
ample should h)e followed in other
ct ies.-Gainesviile Sun.


Of A.iiqication for I ave to Sell 11i-
nor's Lands
No:icc is hereby given that on the
15th day of October. A. D. 1909. I will
apply to the Honorable Joseph Bell,
county judge in and for Marion coun-
ty, state of Florida, at his office at
Ocala. in said county,. for an order au-
thorizing me, as guardian of the mi-
nor heir of the estate of James M. Ea-
gleton. deceased. to, sell at private
sale the following property belonging
to said estate, to-wit: Beginning at a
point one and ninety-eight one-
hundredth chains west of the
northeast corner of the south half of
the northwest quarter of section six.
township seventeen, south, range
twenty-four. east. Marion county,
Florida: running thence west thir-
teen and sixty-three one-hundredth
chains. thence south to the waters of
,Lake Weir. thence easterly with the


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UM ted n Parson
m s~ enut wel tat
4 11. UMsba, from G eor.

UM to the Turkey Creek
& Wbore Wbegan a
eo ftmobked out of that
ma Pemeant Grove peo-

4 0 came In the Meth-
"metMato: and
low o arn" so d.
O di emid we no differ-
) OW wm mad their fruits
w It pmiblde, than they

Wow teed i their testi-

i ", e m ad preached

L. ar shed to
sda hemme a holy peo-

0up etW baW their names an
- emwlemit.
m evr a preposition
a ot& ara tabernacle.
andat the loeMas

-b themHelves

m so@ Or a tiame.
We. Item fea BaOth

am 16W -wO arng;
-- adup to e NO th e as
4M -L -t Gdl Ibd aseat
am fa ety ObInter
S-w .mon.
a s hey seat sadO
I mete md howled
am d eaH bboan to
a -96 aSmMg wb t is
1o- *tf940t." -
MW ad the mthey mest
,as" s* was but oeu

6 li dm- don to the ford.
& tM d the he decked
Wa. be add them they did

ml 4 is to the "tegue."
o oe reade in, ver the

led4a6M me year.
Ml NW ,f Leader
0 We a sto them and
a ap eets He or-
m a ste. cald the

b waged hoeir feet before
--b m M the time they
t hsoepp Se thfr 1 messages
amb es aws and they were
e o besht P said about
iso wegase thot am later-

Ift **emm mw Tnmihnson. the
We t-* rcam to Tampa
Me p.pmp& ea to bear tm
&na.o' b cam. to Pleasant
4&d bed **

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pa Wt.**4 't so c.- and his

No slob eal 'lt, aft-at s4115p0a4 of

|E g a as t"'r wt h God there
aS.--gt. sb Saints
STans,,.e tTIt I .1 them th,y

e sw& '.. theb rtev thebry march-
- we io heastisrs--hil-
% al- stre.hailr*td n-g dpas.
@f# Tam- -s organized
wom" rterrtb from thr material
1 m *g M.*Ibee* uthe a few days
aseo i rb, rert ibvy called

M r*'setad)> woul havbae to

j *etw t *-r d as atministers
s' BW estwhri Bob Evaas.
gm Pe r rMeer Bird Sim-
om OW us oer SINmmons
and -s **rbers. also three
sp pee" mnd ster-u. who had

U Besms ammd wife were
g io pro*rt tbhe new
Seke *muts had vtMons
I b"I

place to warn the people to set ready'
and gather t Plemant Grove for safe-
On Friday night, the eve of the
Judgment day, Prophet Van Sickle
maid that Tampa would go, and that
be would rebuke any who doubted
his message.
Old Brother Lise Kersey arose and
said that he had not had such a mes-
sage, and asked all who had had it
to stand-he wanted to see who they

About nine stood up. Then Mrs.
Van Sickle began to jabber, and her
son said: "Hear that; God is rebuk-
ing you. He has spoken through my
mother that Tampa is to sink and
that September 18 is the time." He
said that he would advise everyone
not to go near the city after 4:30 p.
Brother Bob Evans said Tampa was
a "set of murderers," and that it had
to be destroyed because it would not
receive the invitation the Holy Ghost
had brought.
And Mrs. Davis, formerly of Tam-
pa, who forgot the cow in her haste
to leave, stood up and told of her ex-
perience and said that if Tampa did
not sink they had better,burn their
Bibles. for the Word of God would
not be true.
They had been fasting and praying
since Thursday noon for all this pro-
phecy to come true.
The Day of Doom
On the 18th, about 11 o'clock, one
of the saints was under the power
and said she had a message from God
to tell the people-tlhat they must
pray as they had never prayed before
-for the Devil was trying to prevent
the death-angel from coming and de-
stroying the people of Tampa.
So they finally saw two angels, one
black and one white, the white one
hovering over Pleasant Grove, and
the black one over Sydney, on the way
to Tampa.
All Saturday they remained in pray-
er and unknown tongue jabbering,
and. Sunday morning, the 19th, they
came shouting out of the tabernacle,
with their hands up, "Tampa is
gone! Tampa is gone; Thank God!
Thank God!"
Then they sent two young men,
Cliston Townsend and Marcus Van
Sickle, to Turkey Creek to get a
wire from Tampa If it was still in ex-
Istence. On their return, the whole
sect ran out to meet them-and the
word came, "Tampa is all right!"
Then there was commotion in
"God's Church."
Somebody had lied!
Then the prophet, Howard Van
Sickle, said he didn't think anybody
could say that he ever said that Tam-
pa would be destroyed.
These false prophets should read
Jeremiah 23, and see what the Lord
has to say about them.
And I say, as Jesus said, "Go not
after them."-Tampa Tribune.


"Why don't you print the news?"
"We try to," explained the editor.
"We have daily bulletins from both
Cook and Peary and special corres-
pondence in all the world's capitals.
What news have we overlooked?"
"A neighbor of ours had her hus-
band arrested yesterday and your pa-
per hasn't a word about the affair."-
Louisville Courier-Journal.

loy local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deaf-
ne-s. aindl 1hat is by cOnstitutional
r, i. -lik-. Dteafness is caused by an
tiflnamed condition of the mucous lin-
ing of the Eustachian tube. Whnn
this tube is inflamed you have a ruinm,-
line sound or imperfect hearing, and
l hten "' is entirely closed, deafness i.s
the result, and unless the inflamma-
tion can be taken out and this tub,?
restored to its normal condition. hear-
ing will be destroyed forever. Nib e
(castes out of ten are caused by ca-
tarrh. which is nothing but an inflanm-
,ed condition of the mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars
for any case of deafness (caused by
catarrh) that cannot be cured ly
Halls Catarrh Cure. Send for circu-
lari free.
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo. 0.
Sold by druggists. 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti-
pation. m
"Is your husband thoroughly domes-
ticated by this time?"
"Oh. yes. He never has any loose
change in his pockets and is careful
not to leave any of his private letters
lying around the house. We have lit-
tle to quarrel about, now."--Cleve-
land leader.


Two dance-hall musicians in Butte
Were paid to play cornet and flutte.
But they dank lemonade,
Beer and whiskey, which made
Those two tooters too tight to toot.
-Catholic Standard and Times.


Curioits eof a Nature Colony-Al-
most Back to the Garden of
Eden Costume
A colony of "nature lovers," on a
pine-clad hill, at Waidberg, near Zu-
rich, are undergoing the "no clothes
and fresh-air cure."
A correspondent of the Paris edi-
tion of the New York Herald describ-
es a visit to the place and a country
walk with some of the "patients."
The "costume" in general use for
out-of-doors is for men a pair of bath-
ing drawers and sandals, while the
ladies wear a loose-fitting decolletee
chemise. "I clothed in the costume,"

says the correspondent, "and started
forth on a walk across country with
half a dozen of the Waidbergers
There was Lieutenant Muller, the well
known Danish authority on physical
development, whose various books
on that subject are known all over
the world; his son, a boy some twelv<
years old; M. Edouard Goujon, a so-
ciety man and strict vegetarian;
Mme. Poire, sister of the late 'Carar
d'Ache,' and Mme. Akimoff, a Rus
sian, and an enthusiast of the opera
air and light cures.
"The feeling of thus walking about
unencumbered by clothing is undoubt-
edly delightful, and even if pebbles
do get in between the soles of your
feet and the sandals they can easily
be dislodged with a smart, short kick.
Flies and mosquitoes are naturally a
bit annoying, but they are not too
'Through woods and over the brow
of a beautiful grass-covered hill we
went. All the members of the party
were brimming over with good spir-
its, and Mme Poire full of exhilira-
tion, flew off, accompanied by the
boy Muller, into a field filled with
light mauve crocus bloom, picked the
pretty natural flowers and a fresh-
culled bunch of them in her hands,
danced with wild animation a 'pas
seul,' which was very classic and
Greek-like, her meagre costume and
slender figure lending themselves to
the idea of ancient times.
"Continuing the walk we came
across peasants. They were hay-
making or on their way to the fields.
I own a guilty feeling came over me
at the thought of being about with so
little clothes before these eminently
simple, respectable folk, but they did
not appear to mind, and, as I judged,
intentionally did not look our way.
"The menu for mid-day dinner



Fruits. Nuts.
Vegetarian Goulasch.
Salad of French Beans.
Cranberry Pudding .

"A more joyous and apparently sat-
isfied set of people than those who
partook of that frugal meal it wotld
be impossible to meet."

It is a high honor that is conferred
upon us when God sends to us human
hearts to be comforted or human
souls to be helped Yet every thought-
ful person must tremble as he ac-
cepts the responsibility of such deli-
cate and holy work. It is a serious
moment when there is brought to a
surgeon a case on the skillful treat-
ment of which a life depends, or when
a physiican stands by a bedside to
administer remedies at the crisis of a
fever. But it is a far more serious
moment when a h-uman life is put into
one's hands to be cured of its faults
or comforted in its sorrow, or to have
its heart's wounds healed. We need
divine skill and wisdom, and great
delicacy for such sacred work Only
Christ can teach us how to deal with
human lives in their need and sorrow.
He never breaks a bruised reed.-
Rev. J. R. Miller. D. D.

Your cough annoys you. Keep on
hacking and tearing the delicate mem-
branes of your throat if you want to
be annoyed. But if you want relief,
want to be cured, take Chamberlain s
Cough Remedy. Sold by all dealers. ,n


Rev. Father Gerondios Koutouzis.
Greek priest, late of Kalymnos. arriv-
ed in Tarpon Springs this week, and
will have charge of the new Greek
church, which is to be built on the
corner of Hybiscus and Orange
streets, material for which, is being
placed on the ground. On Sunday,
September 26, Greek services will be
held in the M. E. church at 7 o'clock
in the morning. After this service,
the ceremony of laying the corner
stone of the new Greek church will
take place, and the citizens of Tar-
pon Springs are cordially invited to
be present on tli occasion On Mon-
day. Greek services will be held in
the M. E. church from 7 to 9 a. m., in
commemoration of the finding and
raising of the cross by Emperor Con-


The following is a list of text books
to be used as the basis of the June
examination, 1910:
Orthography-Hunt's Speller, 20c
American Book .Company, .Atlanta, Ga.
Composition-Elements of English
Composition, by Gardiner, Kittredge
& Arnold, $1, Ginn & Co., Atlanta,
Reading-Any standard author will
Arithmetic-Milne's Standard, 65c.,
American Book Company.
English Grammar-Lawton B. Ev-
ans's, 40c., American Book Company.
Florida History-Brevard & Ben-
nett's, 60c., American Book Company,
and Fairbank's, H. & W. B. Drew
Co., Jacksonville, Fla.
U. S. History-Field's Grammar
School, $1, American Book Company.
Geography-RedwAy's Natural Ad-'
vanced, $1.25, American Book Com-
Physiology-Coleman's Elements of,
90c., the Macmillan Company. Atlan-
ta, Ga.
Civil Government-Yocum's Civil
Government of Florida and the Unit-
ed States, $1, E. 0. Painter. DeLand.
Fla., and Boynton's School Civics, $1,
Ginn & Co.
Algebra-Milne's High School, $1,
American Book Company.
Physical Geography-Maury Si-
mond's. $1.20, American Book Com-
Agriculture-John Frederick Dug-
gar's for Southern Schools, 75c., the
Macmillan Company.
Theory and Practice-For all
grades, School and Class Manage-
ment, by Arnold, $1.15, the Macmillan
These books may be had of most
book dealers in the state, or from the
publishers by mail, postpaid, on re-
ceipt of price.
State Supt. Public Instruction.



Ocala, Fla., Oct. 2, 1909.
To the Editor Ocala Banner:
I read over the Masonic address,
which appears in full in the Banner
this morning, just to see if any er-
rors had inadvertently slipped in, and
find that so far as the words are con-
cerned there appears to be no mis-
takes. I notice, however, that in sev-
eral places where capital letters are
used in the manuscript, small letters
are substituted. That makes very lit-
tle difference, so far as the uninitiat-
ed are concerned, but to the eye of
a well informed Mason it is conspic-
uous. Then, too, I notice semi-colons
have slipped in in two or three places
where commas should appear. This
you know, sometimes makes a world
of difference, as will appear by refer-
ence to the clipping from "Docket,"
which I herewith hand yous s a part
of "these few remarks." It will re-
mind your readers of our own "dis-
junction, conjunction age of discre-
tion act," as handed down to us by
our legislature at the last session.,
Very truly,

A Little Matter of Punctuation
Massachusetts has a law, known
as the "semi-colon law," under which
a misplaced semi-colon rega!ates the
liquor traffic in the city of Boston.
But this is not a circumstance to an
omitted comma, as instance in the
following act of a late legislature of
Massachusetts: "Whoever operates
an automobile or a motorcycle on any
public way or private way laid out
under the authority of law recklessly
or while under the influence of liquor,
or so as to endanger the lives or safe-
ty of the public," etc. It is now as-
serted that the reckless motorist can
go as he pleases on highways which
have not been "laid out under the in-
fluence of liquor.'

Mr. Saddler lost a very valuable
young horse this week from a very
peculiar accident He came into town
leaving the horse tied to graze, and
it is presumed that the length of the
rope is more than Mr. Saddler had
thought, and permitted the animal to
get too close to a hive of bees. The
result was that myriads of bees
swarmed over the horse, stinging him
fearfully, and when the owner reach
ed home he had succumbed to the
poison inflicted and was already deAd.
Mr. Saddler's loss is deeply regretted
by his friends as well as by himself.-
Clearwater Press.

The tariff principles of the Ocala
Banner are sound as gold and Editor
Harris deserves honor for miantain-
ing them so staunchly, and for refus-
ing to join others in beating the devil
around the stump.-Pensacola Jour-

McMillan Bros.

Southern Copper Works

Manufacturers of Turpentine Sills

and General Metal Workers

Old Stills taken in exchange for new ones. Pascheag
through the country a specialty. Ordrsi by mail *,
wire will receive prompt attention at either 4 th.
following works -




Phone 165

wo. i *we as~w
Ph""eI n

Office in Holder Block OCALA, F LORIDA
We have a stone crusher at work In ()rala *ad a r i r-.'p*4
do all kinds of Cement Work, Build Foundationm. makP- t *-mj-m Iown-.
Cement Brick, Build Sidewalks. Artificial StoneP rp-*are N't... Wef.',
We make Blocks for Foundations for houn.- work. whkh ir.6 ,,.,..
than brick, and are cheaper. Warehouse and rnloshr us t
Railroad Track, North of the Foundry.


Is to make thise istmtute& a *merts
benefit to the CmOa* (y( a*4 a s4
vantage to every mE a4d 0om8 *.,
you In particular.
We offer every fnclitty q e<-*,*
X with conUsrTative b a|akn 1 It I*
business to aecommunata. the **p
We Invite yMu to Jo m as'r g a ** 1
list of batistaf custeWeso

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I __L. J. BRUMBY, Editor and Proprior |

The Simck Are Made Wi
Andthe Weak Are tW ftGNtw"
the bads of the Greatest fI11
should ot dly n ybfoeyu cnai aeeca=-Ww vern w
pt o p e tre m aW m t fo r a ou rs lei ns Al s h d d n lxeh -
The Leading SpeclolIIS,
Fbr over 20 years Dr. Hathaway A Co*. hav 04e e151'W
Wililtry. Their pracUce has been lot y4Ws LI r tatatf A Ut8i'
cures of 0141tso d .*i
been I e aV W"tth
and tI people e..EmJal.y
have s bhtte~rinvres"toot
of their wouldierfdvl gysio
Wrecks of humanlity bavivo4111141 t
e na.,ult& U Ua nd mS W W a 0.
months later. har* tW id i. t
vigorous health to YSI l Sthe -t9
All Ch 'Pe _
TV. Hat haway a Co. treassanlh4= rw
GS*&-s-tlk)SV P11rmlsicit"AOSmn
Ettu,irld'u-mw Vitanw
tauia, i saTr K.swi.
Liver .jm&allubi, onI^600s, ense, 4"
Every Wawer"f

Rntil emryra mpaked bywpossems
Inv= the ~pu rtstWbst 4am4al e"e sd by tbe: I
and all tumsspesial pe. I~m m
I P. Rat havey aCo. nins. oa
feseultal Ioo sieaeadVi. ellas t=P4&
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a ft" Abertw We= s

M.'o I S Ien al arM
SI sot a as-ut

I1* 01< iteen
mi dapm; oM aatum
No" m i evae There iis
se gaming "thee be an.
ft=b A066 days o October
GU & their glry of bleandln
SIMrtk M4t sky, to shoulder a
SM a-- rrMat to the bend of
S,-e. t Met to ftsh; tar from
SIt -m so** Wgt there tn fishing
"0 Ptm O s0me8 from the enjoy
efO the treats which nature has
S O Gm u wr e ,And it is not
Sthe e*My mAt enjoys the autumn
"ar others who like tc
tU uW imbanks and dream in
stg"'s relm. Within the humar
M11 6m8re ar0es at times a longing
t r twd aMd quiet restfulness ol
0 0 It is ftmlle to attempt to ex
eb or dfte tthis inherent desire. It
- hbe the baetage received from
4ar s94m s, Or it may be the heav-
n- appireation of the natural.
SIt trn that with some tempera.
tt s I t mlas g becomes a passion,
wleo *thw It is almost latent, but
-rie 6U-l It exists, improving the
of the human family
h its eXIstence. for it brings
a eo a bette retaliation of his po.
dM and to a better knowledge ol
SMber at an things.
w iterMis a true lOver of na.
t mad ia n t r happier than when
b eates orMet. under the friendly,
t trees. or at the water's
wer the ripple sad flow will
-gMie beh enmen lemees to gentle
- As we are new writing we
a to MaesI to the sweet melody of
t e- a ta ird., and we also glance
- eans athe towering pines and
m- ManM, and as we do so
e ame thbe hm h la the heavens,
- base ttat the moon la swiftly ap-
gmai. sad reasme we have not
m amy Items from Anthony. So
as w endeavor to give you those
e -- hve ta aImind:
Oear eoal is progressing nicely un-
4dw the management of Prof. Boyd
I Mtmeas Ota and Saloma Sims.
TqrM w are alety-two pupils enrolled,
ml te general average is eighty. We
bw qlte a Ummber of pupils from
& asmd sparr. We feel sure our
ood hbere will be a great success

Wi te cream supper held last
grSary naght at the old Swain res-
nrw was quite a success. There
Sa large number of young folks
M eparr present The ladies real-
Io a itee fttle sum .for which they
Mb akl who helped in this affair.
or Maro Brt o of Sparr, who is
o ewa here. was in our town
dai. Mr. Burton left for Atlanta
tadtay. where he intends studying

Er. m~ ne Swindle came up trom
8Seaea Sunday to visit his mother
-i saer. He was accompanied by
Mi rtd. Mr. Still Dural of Dun-

I. D. N. Walker of Bartow was
Ag -kan hands with his many
gad Smlay.
tasM Maaude and Zula Gammage
o User have been the guests of Mrs.
8gf i me far a few days.
tas Grae. Milligan has returned
l after a Imo visit to friends and
itatveS at Gainesvlle and Hague,
la We are glad to see her again.
Mr Mllter Stroud of Tampa is here
e a vtatt to his sister. Mrs. Will Bas-

MI Mr Stroud's old home was at
bis plae. and his old school mates
sad other friends are glad to -have
M i again is their midst.
T1 Methodists intend to begin a
pwrarted meeting here Monday
ft .If nothing prevents, and trust
e*rwyvne will take an interest
it s ems that our little town has
gqae talent for music, as there are
a ft esty-fve pianos in our town.
We saw on our streets Tuesday Mr.
H t' Waldrn and wife and Mr. Wil-
of OGriaer Farm.
Mr WIN Smith. son of the late Dr.
SA uith. who is teaching at New
lUma. tis progresing nicely with
his awE*l there. He has four assist-
Os. and says he is doing fine. Mr.
a0h hab taught at Anthony several
ter as d we are glad to know he is

m Myrtle Shealey. the "hello"
i. who thas been sick for some
Sie. Is -a- on duty. We are glad
tB a am r lookiag well again.
br g eof MadiSon was here last
So-. He expects to locate here in

L U9 nUM McCMnton of Neill. Fla.,
l vTist her s-tter. Mrs. Will BaE-
It s MedCatoe was formerly
a gS ta ead of this place, and
ma Me ar glad to have he"

iMr.AS= a DM M o Oc-al and
m- s of nOak were

he Cora ep thi wex
MeMr. James and HmUsM
are now slated .e their anhomtas
near Oak.
Mr. 0. J. owler has been with us
for a few days.
Mr. Louis Lang. wife and baby were

up to visit Mrs. Lang's parents Bun-
Mr. Chester Hillman has had the
misfortune to lost his fine saddle
Hush! Listen! I hear the postman
whistling. That means hurry; so "aa
revoir." MAGNOLIA.


Special Cor. Ocala Banner:
Next Saturday and Sunday will be
quarterly meeting at the Methodist
church. Rev. T. J. Nixon, presiding
elder of the Ocala district, will preach
Saturday morning and Sunday morn-
ing at 11 o'clock and Sunday night at
7. Sacrament of the Lord's supper
after the Sunday morning service. Ev-
erybody in the community should at-
tend the services, and the neighboring
communities are cordially invited.
The enrollment of our school has
grown so large that the trustees had
to go before the board of public in-
struction Tuesday and request that
an assistant teacher be furnished. The
same was granted, and Miss Ausley of
Martel is the assistant Our principal,
Miss Rae Folks, has the school in
splendid shape, and we look forward
to a beneficial term of school.
Miss Belle Haycraft, who is one of
the charming assistant teachers in
the Reddick school, spent last Satur-
day and Sunday with Mrs. J. E. Tur-
Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Nix, after spend-
ing several days with their parents,
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Nix, returned to
their home at Floral City Tuesday.
Mr. Nix is a successful flint rock con-
tractor at Floral City. His many
friends here wish him much success.
Mrs. Clifford Livingston spent the
day at Reddick Tuesday.
Our little town was well represent-
edd in Ocala Tuesday by Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Turnipseed, Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Spencer, Mrs. Geo. W. Stephens. and
Messrs. W. E. and E. J. Nix, B. C.
Webb, C. H. Shaw, C. I. Grace and G.
W. Ray.


Special Cor. Ocala Banner:
The heatlh of this place is very
much improved. The doctors will
soon have to go out of 'business or
seek greater fields of operations.
Mr. Counts has been taken to his
brother's home in Ocala, where he
will receive medical aid from the best
physicians of that place.
Miss Nettle Lisk is expected home
this week from a tour of the western
Miss May Holly is visiting at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. P. T. RandalL
Those on the roll of honor at the
Grahamville school this month are
Helen Mills, Catherine Mills, Cora
Wellhorner, Irene Mason, Rpby Long,
Annie Lee Long, Ethel Sewell, Gra-
ham Long, Lonnie Randall, Jack Well-
horner. Victor Mason, Ivy Long, J. W.


Special Cor. Ocala Banner:
A goodly interest is manifested by
the children in the Loyal Temperance
Legion. The meetings are held in the
Methodist church on Fridays immedi-
ately after the close of school. All
children now not members are cordial-
ly invited to attend and join. Also
the parents are urged to come and
see what is being done.
A literary society has been formed
by the school children The first ef-
fort will be made on Friday. The
school is doing well under the effi-
cient management of Prof. Rickards

and Miss Schneider.
Mr. Charles Hilton, Mrs. J. Nelson,
Mr. John Lyles and Mrs. Whisenant
and children arrived in town last Fri-
A thimble party was enjoyed by the
ladies on Tuesday at Mrs. Weeks'.
There were a full dozen present.


To the Editor Ocala Banner:
We are glad to announce the follow-
ing arrangements as perfected as to
the orations of the day:
The address on education will be
the work of Piof. Morgan of Oxford.
In the afternoon Rev. Dr. Dodge of
the Ocala Presbyterian church will de-
liver the temperance address.
We need not bespeak a hearing for
either of these speakers; they will of
themselves command it.
It is desired by the managers of
'the picnic that special invitations be
extended to our county officials, to
our newspaper editors, and to all the
school children who may be able to


f c angea the Faes of a Part of
Neorther Vermet.
One hundred years ago the sites of
Glover and Barton, In the northern
part of Vermont were mostly swamp
land. A mill was located by a brook
which was fed from one of the large
ponds three or four miles from what
is now the village of Glover. These
mountain ponds or lakes, two or three
miles square, are high up In the Green
mountains and are among the most
attractive spots in New England.
On June 6, 1810. three men went
up the brook to see If a little more
water could be let down to the mill.
They removed some earth, when sud-
denly the quicksands gave way, and
they saw that the whole lake was lis-
ble to be upon them.
Frantically they questioned. "Who
will save the miller and his wife?"
Spencer Chamberlain, the fleetest of
foot, ran as fast as possible through
the tangle of thick woods to give warn-
ing. while the other men escaped to
higher ground. He found the miller
away and the miller's wife grinding at
the mill. She became helpless with
horror; but. breathless as her rescuer
was from his flight, he succeeded in
dragging and carrying her up the bill
out of reach of the rushing water.
The miller's. horse was drowned and
all of his hard earned property swept
away in a twinkling.
The water rushed along, carrying
everything before it, digging out ra-
vines, filling up hollows and making a
new surface to the land generally.
some of it reaching Lake Mempbrema-
gog. more than a dozen miles away.
It brought down so much sand that it
filled the swamps and made them fit
for habitation.
- The site of the lake is now called
Runaway pond or Dry pond and the
road leading to it Runaway road. The
ground which was once the bed of
the lake oi spongy and shakes when
walked upon. Hay is grown there, but
has to be cut by hand and carried off
on pitchforks. as a horse would sink
into the soggy mams.-Boston Globe.

The Swift and Turbulent Waters of
the Narrows.
The waters of the narrows are
treacherous. It is a place of terrible
tides. Viewed from the precipitous
shores, the surging waters are mag-
nificent. The scene has been compared
with the Hudson above New York
city. The waters of that part of
Puget sound which extends to Olym-
pia. Mud bay. Shelton and Henderson
bay. a vast Inland sea within itself.
all flow in and out of the narrows.
In the upper reaches of the sound
some twenty-five or thirty miles from
the narrows the tides attain a height
of more than twenty feet. When the
tides begin to fall all the accumulated
water rushes out through the narrows
like a gre:t river at flood. In like
manner wheu the tide sets in the di-
rection of Olympia the narrows be-
come a swift and turbulent stream.
Frightful whirlpools are numerous.
Streams running powerfully in con-
trary directions strike and the water
Large steamboats struck by the con-
trary currents groan and creak and
sway under the strain. This being so.
it is no wonder that small craft often
overturn in the narrows. A whirlpool
has been known to seize a rowboat and
twist it round and round until the
rowers almost despaired of coming out
alive. It is a marvelously beautiful
water with all its terrors, and hun-
dreds and thousands will continue to
find pleasure there, notwithstanding
its occasional tragedies. The rumble
of the tides when running at full is
like the distant rumble of the ocean.
The terrors f the sea are an element
of its charm, and so it is with the ter-
rors of the narrows.-Tacoma Ledger.
TwA Analnaies Far a Hat.


I There is sound principle and right-
,eous doctrine contained in an Ocala
Banner editorial on "An Inland Can-
didate." Editor Harris reviews brief-
ly the senatorial situation, concluding
that of the five candidates three have
the Jacksonville point of view and the
other two the Pensacola range of vis-
ion, and that no one of the five is in
truth from the inland and for that
reason cannot represent in his work
the demands and needs of the inland
as distinguished from those of the
The Banner deplores the tendency
of the times to place politics on a
purely commercial basis with the mot-
to, "I want my district to get a fair
share of the loot," saying that this
has come to be not an unfamiliar ex-
pression. The Banner is emphatical-
ly correct. If such a motto were
adopted by any man who is placed in
the ranks of the statesmen of the day
it is sufficient to mark him at the
same time as being unworthy of the
designation. True statesmanship
looks not to the selfish or partial good,
but to the general good, and no man
holding a place in the councils of the
state or nation is an example of the
true type who would set up a selfish
standard. The best evidence that we
have of the falseness of this position
is that those men who have written
the record in this wise for themselves
have failed in accomplishing any con-
siderable or permanent good for their
people or for themselves. The Banner
is not unappreciative of the reflex
benefits that come to the entire state
through the development of the ports,
but it would have the appropriation
so apportioned that each port would
come in for its just share of the
benefits. The country is so aroused
at the present over the improvement
of waterways that this problem is
working itself out in a most satisfac-
tory manner. This was demonstrated
some three years ago when the har-
bor of Savannah was given an appro-
priation of a million dollars when the
Savannah district had no representa-
tive in congress. It was potent testi-
mony of the silent kind going to show
that the recommendations of the en-
gineers and the study of the situation
by Theodore Burton, then chairman
of the rivers and harbors committee,
weighed more than the efforts of any
congressman. And yet we see the ef-
fort made by some -to credit every ap-
propriation for harbor improvement
to the direct endeavors of some pet
congressman. Under such circum-
stances as cited in the case of Savan-
nah it would be interesting to hear
how it happened that Savannah got
a million for its harbor when the
same congress appropriated only
$365,000 for the harbor of Jackson-
In the face of the real and fabled
statesmanship of the past, and with
all of the cry about us that this is a
day of commercialism, we believe that
there was never a time when breadth
of view. liberality of opinion and un-
prejudiced direction of thought in pub-
lic affairs stood better opportunity for
being received and supported by the
people. The interior has always pro-
duced the best brain and the most
lofty ideals of statecraft. We are
prepared to agree largely if not entire-
ly with the Banner, and may be par-
doned for expressing some disappoint-
ment that it did not name its candi-
date when reminded to do so by the
Metropolis.-Miami Metropolis.

A Kansas City man who had lost
his hat at a public function in that NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION
metropolis caused the following unique
advertisement to be published in the Department of the Interior.
local papers: U. S. Land Office at Gainesville. Pla.
The undersigned will deem it a great October 2. 1909.
favor if the gentleman who inadvertently Notice is hereby given that Joseph
took the undersigned's new silk hat on Smith of Summerfield. Florida, who,
the occasion of the reception of the Lo- on January 4. 190A. made homestead
tos club, leaving an inferior headpiece in- entry No. 29463 (Serial Number
stead, will have the goodness to return 01837) for southeast quarter of souh-
said silk hat. Not only will the gentle- west quarter and southwest quarter
man receive the undersigned's warmest of southeast quarter section 2S. town-
thanks for his kindness, but the apologies southeastquarter section 2S, town-
of the undersigned-the apology for the ship 17, south, range 23, east. Talla-
trouble the undersigned may have caused hassee meridian, has filed notice of
him and "the apology for a hat" which he intention to make final five year proof
has conferred upon the undersigned. to establish, claim to the land above
-St. Louis Republic. described, before the clerk of the cir-
cuit court at Ocala. Florida. on the
All Affected 10th Day of November, 1909.
Sprigg went to a noted physician to laimeofe aslesri.
ask advice as to his health. In pomp- DeWitt Smith of Oxford. Florida.
ous tones he addressed the doctor: Jack Griggers, of Oxford. Florida.
"I-ah-have come to-ah-ask you John Davis of Oxford. Florida.
-ah-what-what is-ah-the doosid HENRY S CHUBB.
mattaw with me-ah.b" 10-8 Register.
"I find your heart is affected." said
the physician gravely. The Orlando Reporter-Star announc-
"Oh--ah-anything else--ah?" es the engagement of that veteran
"Yes: your lungs are affected too" newspaper worker, Pierre d'A. Pratt
"Anything-ah-else-ah"' as its editor, succeeding C. E. How.
"Yes: your manners are also affect- ard. and of Jesse Burtz as associate
ed."--London Answers.
ed."-London Answers and local editor. This ought to make

Hypothetical Questions. a good team for the bright Orlando
"What will your mother say to you paper. Pratt never quits and Burtz
when you get home?" said one boy. never sleeps, so patrons of the Repor-
"She'll start in by asking me some ter-Star may count on its being wide
hypothetical questions." answered pre- awake all the time.-Tampa Tribune.
cocious Willie.
"What are they?"
"Questions that she tLhuks she One of the largest sharks ever land
knows the answers to before she starts ed at Knight's Key was looked last

Doifn't Throw It i
Make it new. An old chair with a"mmdn n
Home Finish Varnish Stain. Any old IM
small can of L & M. Home Finish Varia. A
floor, porch floor, with a small can of tho L
Finish Floor Paint. Old kitchen chairf, b*LH
small things with a pound or two ofL. &t
Domestic Paint. A carriage, a buy,wi th a
worth of L. & M. Home Finish Carriae VYa -
Porch furniture, lawn swings, iron raig wlal
can of L. & M. Home Finish Porch m -l lM
colors. An old leaky roof made tik l w" B 4
Eclipse Roof and Bridge Paint. AU oll
with these little cans of L. & M. Home FIab b
is trifling. Be sure to get them from Mclvwr &
Ocala, Fla.

The North Pole Hos Been Fe"

There is a squabble over it, as to who has fomad It
The 0. K. GROCERY is in reach of everybody-eay to i-.-
and, when found, there will be no squabbles In the fe *as t
where their groceries are bought. Everybody will be Mf, r
they get the BEST GOODS at the LOWEST PRICES.


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-0 SUS Informatnon comes to us that Dr.
Slows w o t he --- Junlus Jordan, who is being boomed
Gow a 1to 1 al7 A special efort is being made by for governor of Arkansas, is an elder J. K. CHRISTIAN
ew T o*k United States Census Director Durand brother of A. P. Jordan, editor of the
0 i S1 0t 16 1t to seaure a list of the poultry keepers Punta Gorda Herald; also a first cous-
M TO tI WW C a the cities mad villages of the United in of Mayor William 8 Jordan of Jack-
States with a view toward taking in sonville, and of Judge George P. T
nIMnay M. SMWg 010 a more complete and accurate Raney of Tallahassee. That seems
S 9 b- k emWesu of the poultry and egg Indus- to be a talented family. If Dr. Junius
a- M gmeek try than has been possible at any Jordan has the same moral character-
S I VOW 111111 to previous decennilal United States cen- istics as his brother, Adrian, we are
a 1 --rt- a'- .ae. for him heart and soul. Sorry we can't 0
uf lg w l his *hi * vote for him.-Jacksonville Times-Un-
| VW 6g V11 *M5a In a ofcial letter about to be sent ion.
to the poultry trade, Director Durand
*l ;-. '- A Whte states that the statistics of poultry and THEY SANG "GOOD-BYE, MISS LIB- THE
"-a l summr. gg secured by the census of 1900 ERTY" HT
t--l--bwlN ISagM were ieomuplete because fowls under The new Mclntyre and Heath pro- H
ca0 -Iwa e three months of age were excluded duction, "In Hayti," now at the Circle
L 1- ht0110 f~ al from the reports of poultry on hand Theater, New York City, owes its sue .
1ft MB -l t hW s Jne 1. 1ie0, in this way elimlnatng cess principally to one charming little
l o --opIt he. practically all of the young birds song which fairly brings down the
Mt tm q fte Il-atched that year. This caused the house at every performance. The
*a -- s oft Id U statlstles to show a smaller number song is "Good Ble, Miss Liberty,' and
S ft ar t a- at w a on hand In 19 00t tn in 1890, it has made such a hit that the Sun-
4 r 10 g a e a dt a t oe ithim which is believed to be day World has arranged to present it,
summn_ s6 qSI o fte at variance with the real ftcts, words and music complete, with next F e i
& aD a to thb It to also pointed out by the director Sunday's World. There will also be
mam- that at the last census, a considerable another set of pictures in colors of
ag UM g o o g b purpoMtion of the poultry establish- stage beauties drawn and painted by
a--11 -l -enta Inlcities and villages, were Archie Gunn, so there is a double
ani i 1 omitted entirely by the enumerators, treat in store for you in next Sunday's
g a beh n t"e many of whom did not consider them New York World.
S"t" ot "rn"although the cems rules de- A VTUIN II THE I
1 -as910 11ar1e11 anw mch easltalishen to be STOMACH TROUBLE ANYTHING IN THE
g M th -"um" *for osinus purposes, provid-
g, V at lm ed they had an output of not less than Had It for Years Until He Heard of
--=1# a--- Im s ISM per annum or required the major MI-ona. The Postoffce Drug
i la my d f part of one person's time. Store Sells It
af 111 h 10 ares If you suffer from indigestion, belch-
1 0110-1 0 Ila The director in reply gies the in- iog of gas, lump of lead on stomach,
a. a "M"I a" formation that the ce- _& K-10 will liousnes, dizziness, foul breath,
S mi a A of1 aN seeek to secure subsata y the same nervousness. constipation or back- By the Case o
N 46 iTon Lawm A class of information as was obtained ache, give the Postofflce IErug Store
SMin 1900M, which was the statement, 51, cents today for a box of M-o-na,
. a m taner's cover. frst, of the number and second, of the celebrated stomach prescription,
*ag h ba s eway" been the value, of all eggs produced in the and if it doesn't cure you they will
ft W anivi and year preceding the enumeration; also, give you your money back. It re- s
a. w ma ig ors the value of all poultry raised in the sieves painful stomach distress in five
STpy got him Into year mentioned, regardless of whether minutes Read the following:
am and ook him a few the poultry was sold at either two or "I had stomach trouble for years.
me beat t as meay or less twelve months of age, or was not sold After eating I would be troubled for
b a M ers *'ecle Hew- at all. :t hour or so with indigestion. I T
bw 0 WW 0 e Amd .I-n l.ought one box of Mi-o-na tablets
4a0r ber tf- all the A COCHERO MERCIFUL TO HIS from Gaffney Drug Co., which com- F
0 ~e an Wsumagtoa BEAST pietely cure( me. That was twelve
is erft M, his wheel i monthss ago and to this day I have
Bg f UagtOr aWd Chauf- A Star representative had occasion not been troubled again."-J. B. Has-
Sa se s r eoax- to go to Jaro a few days ago on busi- key, Gaffney, S. C., April 20, 1909. C
m e o ar. and be ever af ness, and when he was ready to re- Mi-o-na is the best prescription for C lay and W 1
ie owtl ow hated turn to Iloilo he hailed a passing pub- stomach trouble ever written; not on-
lie rig. The cochero refused to ac- ly does it g!ve quick relief, but it
cept him as a passenger, stating that cures permanently, because it thor- Second Hand Com
t g ii=mW o alishap or while he was returning to Iloilo and cug"ly cleanses, renovates, builds up
1M 1ta' U tAmimeat would like to make the fare, his horse and puts elasticity into the stmnach
0 to tahe the p1aee was too tired to haul a passenger. He aud bowels. Mi-o-na is put up in tab-
4m. w eho anot l-
ato os n did however, hunt up another rig for let for and is small and easy to swal-
so Ijl-Mt h our man, allowing his horse to rest low. Sold by leading druggists ev-
ammala hi ems of 1 the meantime. The substitute was Erywhere, and in Ocala by the Post-
a-ii awl 1010% accepted, and was used to go to an- c ilce Drug Store, who rigidly guaran-
1-'G the p other part of Jaro where business de- tVes them. Test sample free. Ad- With the Peary-Cook polar contro-
Slayed the return to Holo for an hour. dress Boths Mi-ona, Buffalo, N. Y. versy on, the Hudson-Fulton celebra-
On ydthe read urtown the entlemor an __ tion in full blast, aviators flying from
On the road totownthe gentlemnM E one country to another and establish-
O n isr of the in question passed the first cochero ing new records, automobile relay and
ad I l walking himself and alowin his f record races, the baseball pennants

S- cero not only exerciang sound jude- breath o attract attenon unless he
ae mnt, but was a display of kind feel- P B bottl lO toake attraction attenheon, countless he
U M g AvW p amg fo so rarely whictd in rgoeo. Wp WhXCal don't forget Hogan's quietly builds up the political hedges?
toa gu t pa. pr n itl biae Place.t He will do all in his power to -Melbourne Times.
a em laI The man was, in his little sphere of make it pleasant for you. Hogan, the
S~ activity, a genteman and wothof key man. The Tampa sharpers do not wait
-- toa I.) Star. Miss Mary Harriman will be the for "hayseeds." A Jacksonville man
S- greatest woman farmer in the United was recently robbed there. He was
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The Masons of Quincy and G"i nJe
county are preparing for a big day
the sixth of October. The ear.a
stone of the new school win he lad
then with impressive e oassm.
Grand Master Massey, Goveor au.
christ, Hon. W. M. HoUw O tO
superintendent of public sta u"O
and others, are expected to be -
ent for the occion
As&thu Riandt"
Orrea ]prfomm m mod e n -r- -

We understood that the Monchief
races were not to pen up before No-
vember, but some mean man has hint-
ed about a bout between Frank Clark-
son and "Curly" Brown that took
place near the corner of Forsyth and
Laura last week. They didn't send
us tickets, however, and we couldn't
write it up.-Jacksonville Floridian.
Dade and St. Lucie counties have
had a satisfactory settlement. The
new county assumes $41%98.41 of the
indebtedness of the mother county.

M. W. Covington of Rye, has pur.
chased a 20,000-acre tract near Par-
ish th tl-U-OM- Wo nru nvw M -IL

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