Vol. !.--No. 40.
OCALA, FLORIDA, JULY 31, 1895.
Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERYDAY IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN.
The editor of the Morning News,
this morning was xertainly a bi-
Sonie Things You Know and Some f metallist.
A VALUABLE MAN.
Things You Don't Know.,
Chickens, big, little, old and
young, today at Gray's.
W. N. Camp, of Albion, wasjn
Fine Honduras Pineapples just
put on sale at Charles Constans.
R. J. Knight, of Wade, stopped
in town yesterday.
J, W. Tullis, of Fort White, is
at the Ocala house today.
A fine lot of young fat chickens
for sale today at Gray's.
Kelsey Plums in quantities to
preserve, at Charles Constans'.
Mrs.lt- J. Mitchell left today
for a visit to Kentucky.
John Lynch and J. P. Lynch, of
Chatterton, were among the many
visitors to our city yesterday.
Arthur F. Perry, T. A.Whitta A.Whitta-ker
ker A.Whitta-ker and Ed W. Stewart, of Jack Jacksonville,
sonville, Jacksonville, were in the brick city yes
Allen Rodgers and crowd came
back from Homosassa and say they
bad a good time and caught plenty
F. P. Gadson, the able manager
of the Bazar store, is expecting to
go north soon to purchase their
immense fall stock.
Miss Bessie King, of Gainesville,
niece of Collector Henry King,
will come down today to visit her
! uncle for the summer.
at 15 and 25 cents per basket at Mrs. George Smoak and children
and Mr. Tucker left5 this morning
for Owensboro, Ky., where they
P. H. Gillen, of the Star-force,
is on the sick list today.
E. R G u n by, of lampa, was at
the Ocala house yesterday.
Six-room house tor rent on South
Third street. Apply to C, D.
Hon. F.J Cunningham, of Dun Dun-nellon,
nellon, Dun-nellon, is at the Montezuma.
Take your music to the Witness
job office and have it bound into a
book with your name m gold on
J. L. Pitzel, of Jacksonville, was
at the Montezuma hotel yesterday.
J. A Enstow, of St. Augustine,
was at tne Ocala house yesterday.
W. A. Chisholm lefr last night
for different points in South Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. 1
Miss Lidia Robinson, of Archer,
is visiting Mrs. Hodge for a few
Mrs. Fred G. B. Weihe, who has
been sick for some time is im improving.1
proving.1 improving.1 LeConte Pears cheap to pre preserve
serve preserve by the peck, bushel or barrel.
CHEAP 85 cents per bushel at
go to spend the summer.
Mrs. H. Stacy, at corner of Mag Magnolia
nolia Magnolia and Fifth street, will want a
few good gentleman boarders at
33.50 per week, Best ot accom accommodations
modations accommodations in town for the money.
'. : 17-tf
' Another cheap excursion to
Amelia Beach via F. C. & P. -Special
train leave s Ocala Saturday
night at ri 14$, returning Sunday
nighi for $1 round trip.
Albert Birdsey, business man manager
ager manager of the News, is quite sick
with fever. He has been confined
to his bed ever since his return
from the..i9ntns;.;v.; s
Figures do not He. Multiply $36
by 7 and you have 500 provided
you invest seven times thirty-'six
with the Covenant Building and
Loan association.. Ask M. M.
Little about it.
.The Covenant Building and
Loan association will pay you 8 per
cent tor the use 01 your money, or
loan you theirs at 6 per cent.
Which do you prefer ? M. M.
Little will explain to you.
Cheap excursion via F. C. & P.
to Gainesville, August r, good to
return till August 3, only 75 cents
for round trip. For convenience
B. Arentz, the heavy phosphate of Pons fishing to return Aug.
; 7 1 1 J F7 F 1 1 a special train will leave Gaines
ville ,8 p.m.i .running through to
J S2.500 just received from Mas?
sachusetts Savings bank to be
placed with Georgia Building
and .Loan. Instead of ;4 per cent
it will earn yo(r hearer 8 per cent
Davable semi-anhuallv. and also
participate in the profits of the as
sociation. Who ; will be the the
next to inquire of I. Stevens, sec
retary and agent ? V ;
' H!Gi Haycraft; the indefatiga indefatigable,
ble, indefatigable, is head over heels, in work on
I his summer excursions. Brother
Haycraft lis 1 thVlSestM agent
for this class of work in Flor Florida,
ida, Florida, and the Plant system is proud
of their traveling passenger agent.
He thoroughly understands his
business, applies himself closely to
his work, and attends to that and
lets other people's business alone.
broker, is off today for a short Eu
ropean trip. ;
Miss Bertie Badger left today
for Kentucky, where she will visit
for a short time.
If you have an old book that you
wish to preserve, take it to the
Witness job office and have it
C. G. Leitner, of Dunnellon, a
prominent merchant of that place,
was in OcaW yesterday. 1 r
Mrs. U. R. Waterman left this
.morning for Lexington, Ky., on a
summer visit to relatives.
Any porson wishing a good pas pasture
ture pasture for either horses or cattle will
please call on B. H. Seymour,
Ocala, Fia. Terms reasonable.
Eugene Gaskell left yesterday
for Lake Weir, where he will visit
his daughter, Mrs. Kelsey, for a
The Morning News came out to today
day today with three full columns of
plate on the first page Verily,
verily, news is scarce.
Miss Minnie Nash returned yes yesterday
terday yesterday from Bartow, where she has
been on a visit to her v father, who
is preaching down there.
Jeweler and Engraver.
At Carlisle's Drugstore'
One of the Most efficient Officers
of' the Plant System. r
One of the most popular and val
uable aides in the passenger de department
partment department of the Plant system is
Division Passenger" Agent F. M.
Jolly, with headquarters at Tampa,
Fla. He has under his charge
about one thousand miles of road
and has brought to Tampa, Port
Tampa and Picnic island within the
past three months twenty thou thousand
sand thousand excursionists. This excur-
sion feature has been inaugurated
by Mr. Jolly and its success has
been unprecedented in railroad af affairs.
fairs. affairs. Every excursion has been a
first-class advertisement 1 1 for Tam Tampa,
pa, Tampa, at the same time bringing
many dollars into the city for gen general
eral general distribution. So 1 carefully
j 1 ... v
(managed have been these excur
sions that not a single accident
nor even, misadventure:- nas oc
curred. Mr. Jolly also represents
the passenger traffic of the Plant
system steamship, line running be between
tween between Port Tampa and Havana.
This popular gentleman was added
to the Plant system by Col. B. W.
Wren n, who knew of Mr. Jolly's
excellent passenger qualifications,
he having been district passenger
agentot the East Tennessee, Vir Virginia
ginia Virginia and Georgia railroad at the
time of Col. Wrenn's incumbency
as general passenger agent of that
line. Mr. Jolly has gradually, but
firmly, ascended the ladder of .rail .railway
way .railway life trom the bottom, being an
illustration of the pot en cy of brain
and brawn combined with those
fascinating qualities of good nature
and charming personality:! that
comes as aheritage and is a boon
to all. Hecommenced railroading
with a shovel in his hand for the
Florida Central and Peninsular
railway on his sixteenth birthday
during the summer of 1876. He
soon afterwards entered the con
struction department in a higher
capacity and helped later on to
build a part of the lines now com
posing the great Plant system.; In
i883;he became agent and oper
ator of the Plant system, at Haw
morn, x!ia., ana ; was soon pro
moted to the agency at Lecsburg,
and subsequently Cmade traveling
freight' and passenger agent. In
1889 he was made district passen-
ger,agent f the Iast Tennessee,
Virginia by Col. Wrenn. Two
years afterwards he was trans transferred
ferred transferred to Dajlas'as western passen passenger
ger passenger agent of the E. TV& G.t of
which the Memphis and Charles Charles-tori
tori Charles-tori was at that ;time partmV
services; being retained by the
latter road when it became an in independent
dependent independent line in 1894. His pres present
ent present appointment took place in the
winter of this year and is doubly
complimentary, being a promotion
as well ; as a recognition of worth
from his former and present astute
chief, Col. Wrenn.
iMr. J oily is a young man yet,
whoif the future can be judged by
the past, deserves to be raised to a
higher and more important place.
He is a native of Florida with an
unlimited number of friends and
acquaintances. Atlanta Constitu Constitution.
tion. Constitution. ; ;
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North Side Square, Ocala, Fla.
m . r 1 I t
Fred Q o B.Wei he
George D. Courtney's
is the best place in the city to buy your fresh
s groceries. A complete line of Staple and Fancy
Groceries constantly on hand. I keep every every-thingjn
thingjn every-thingjn the grocery line. Country Produce,
Chickens and Eggs bought and sold. Bread,
Pies and Cakes fresh from the bakery:
One Door North from City Market, Ocala, Fla.
High Grade Goods,
' ;vv tow Grade Prices.
iring and Engraving.
Al! Work Guaranteed at A. E. Bumett'S, Jeweler.
v Merchants' Block, ; Ocala, Fla.
in s4r--r tvt t
ies Worn You io
and eat up the food your family should have, when the
jj Yankee Novelty Works
Are putting up such Nice;
Window icnd Door Screens
for so Little iloney.
We manufacture All Kinds of 5CR0LL WORK, BRACKETS, MOULDING
TURNING. WINDOW and DOOR FRAIOS, CABINETS, nd all kinds oi
Carpenter and Job Work. A full supply of -. y
Rough and Drpssed Seasoned Lumber Constantly on Hand at
LOWEST CASH Pni CDS.
K... NORTH OF F. C. & P. DEPOT. OCALA, FLA.
GEO. A. NASH,
FINE DRESS GOODS,
; a n d jErrib r o i d e ry
Trunks and "Valises.
Agents for Buttericks Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study to please our customers.
Ocala, : : : : : Florida.
Two cases just received.
the latest styles" at
Mri. C. A. Brown's.
ape and tmcy uroccne
Corn, Oats, Hay, Vegetables, Etc.
Chickens and Eggs a Specialty
Butler Block Corner Orange Avenue and Exposition St.
Ocala, : : : : : Porida
we are selling
"I have named her Marion after Marion County, Fla."
Causes alarm in some
quarters, but don't be 2
seared for G rover C. is
bound to take care of the X
infant industries. Wcf525
are bound to lookout for Qne Gf
our customers by reducing-
prices. If you want
anything in the line of
Furniture, we are now
, wearing our summer and
hardtime prices and
quote you a discount of
25 per cent, on all C&slr
purchases in the Next
at 50 cents
on the Dollar.
F F MOiFF f fl Orili! 1
By the Ocala Temperance Keform Club. v-
Edited by J.' A. 'A!unden
I le Club meets every Sunday afternoon at four
ofclock in Tempers nee Ha'h The Public
are invited. 4
THE COST OF INTEMI'EKANCE.
O. How many people in the
Urated States are arrested every
year for crime ?
A:. About one hundred thou thousand.
sand. thousand. V C-.'
q .How much does it cost to
arrest, care for, try and punish
these criminals ?
A. Nearly' a hundred millions
of dollars, and at least four-fifths
of this expense is due to strong
; drink.- ; : '.'
Q. -How. is this money paid ?
A. By taxing the property of
the people. ; .
O.What else does drink pro produce
duce produce ? : ' : .v ';;v; :.;;;- y:-
A Great suffering. The Hu Humane
mane Humane Societies had to be formed
largely because drunken parents
abused their children.
Q.- How many paupers are
there in this -country ? -: ;'
A At least six hundred thou thousand.
sand. thousand. ,c'-:";;V, ri'pjy:(t-t
0Vliat causes most of the
pauperism in this country ? x
A Strong drink causes more
than fourfifths.of it all, and in this
way costs our country about sixty
millions of dollars every year. :
O. Is insanity ever caused by
drink ? v
A Yes. About three of every
Q What makes people idiots ?
A. -At least a third of them all
are made so by the drinking habits
of their parents.
O. How much does strong
drink cost this country in the care
of such people ?
A. Not far from twenty mil mil-lion
lion mil-lion dollars a year.
Q. How is all this money paid ?
A. By taxing the property of
. O. Who, then, suffers in this
country from strong drink ?
A.- Everybody in it. There is
not a person who owns any prop property
erty property who is not taxed to support
the drink traffic. It takes his hon honest
est honest earnings from every working working-man
man working-man and robs cthe whole nation
Mrs. Howard M. Ingham, in Ram's
The B est, Mo st C o m pi e t e a n d Most
.Stylish. One of
For pity's sake, youn lady; be become
come become an abstainer. i You k now not
what poor tempted being at your
elbow will yield to the enemy, and
drink, if you drink. For pity's
sake, deny yourself this small in indulgence.
dulgence. indulgence. It could be no real sac sacrifice
rifice sacrifice to you. Helena Richardson.
Drunkenness comprises all other
vices. It is the dictionary of vice,
for it includes every vice. -Louisville
Ho for the Beach
The Plant System have on their
summer rates to St. Petersburg,
.Tarpon Springs, Clear Water, and
for points on the east coast, for
rates to all summer resorts call on
F. J. Huber, Ticket Agent,
five insane persons become so be-r t?1 rWv;X?r ?
1 , v C r. r aires. Citv 1 lcket Ajrent.
cause they themselves drink, or
through the drunkenness of their
parents, or through sufferings
caused by other people's drinking.
Q How much does strong
drink cost us for the support of
these people ?: ,:'
A. About twenty five millions
cf dollars a year.
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