Vol. l.No. 47.
OCALA, FLORIDA, AUG. 7, 1895.
Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DA V IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN
Some Things You Know and Some
Things You Don't Know.
Chickens, big, little, old and
young, today at Gray's.
Miss Annie Kd wards has gone
to Orange Lake on a visit.
Houses to rent from $5 to $15.
Inquire of I. btevens.
A fine lot of young fat chickens
for sale today at Gray's.
Mrs. K. P. and Miss Allen have
tone to Marietta, Ga., on a sum sum-mer
mer sum-mer trip.
Six-room house for rent on South
Third street. Apply to C. L.
Remember, we are closing out
our entire line of Straw Hats AT ;
COST. Davidson & VanKchop.
Kx State Senator
traveling agent for
Citizen, is in town.
Puff Posom Shirts, white and
Davidson & VanEchop.
C. C. Whist Club met
at Miss Pearl Mann's
and enjoyed a vtry pleusant even evening
ing evening with social Karnes.
We are still in the Custom Made
Clothing business and can lit you.
Davidson & YanEciiop.
Attend regu'ar meeting of the
K. of II tonight. Important busi business
ness business will be transacted, and a full
attendance is earnestly requested.
Mrs. H. Stacy, at corner of Mag Magnolia
nolia Magnolia and Fifth street, will want a
few good gentleman boarders at
3 5 IJ(jr wk, Pest ot accom accommodations
modations accommodations in town for the money.
John Robinson was placed be-1
hind the windows ot Hotel de
Hodge yesterday. He hails from
Dunnellon, but we have not
learned yet what his business had
We carry one of the most com
plete lines of Men's Fine Shoes in
town. Patent Leather, Cordovan
Davidson & VanEciiop.
Figures do not lie. 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.
Yesterday, just as we were go going
ing going to press, Miss Lula Ed wards
brought into the sanctum some of
the largest and finest peaches we
have seen for many a day. They
were raised by G. C. Matthews, of
Flemington, and effectualiy dispose
of the antiquated belief that fruits,
outside of the citrus family, can
not successfully be ra;sed in Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. The Covenant Building and
Loan association will pay you 8 per
cent for the use of your money, or
loan you theirs at 6 per cent.
Which do you prefer? M. M.
Little will explain to you.
Davidson & YanEchop are now
in their new quarters and are ready
to serve their many customers bet better
ter better than herebefore. Everybody
inv ted to inspect our new line of
Davidson & VanEchop.
A LIVELY RUNAWAY.
Old Darkey Stood
Yesterday evening, as the be belated
lated belated Star was coming irom under
the cylinder ot the big press, the
noise ot that machine was sudden-
1 ly drowned by a noise as if an ava
lanche were coming down the
street. Upon reaching the door to
see what the trouble was, the Star i
Decuple were sra'.etcu witn a vision
1 1 A.
lot a venerable oid colored man
I standing on his head and shoulders
in the middle of the street. The
j old man was struggling violently to
i get his iect back on old mother
; earth, which he finally succeeded j
n doing. A team or ponies new
bv like the wine, overturning the
light wagon and leaving the bed in
iront ot Cnaille s restaurant. A
little iurther on the wagon struck
again and turned the lure wheels
' up so that the axle pointed in a
way that it was never intenaed to
In this condition the little ponies
disappeared below the grade.
Trie little ponies were terriblv
scared, and the only cone: rn 01.
1 heirs at that time seemed to be a
desire to burn the wind.
The team proved to be Mr. Ag-nt-ws,
and the old man was Uncle
Jenkins, who has been in Mr. Ag Ag-new's
new's Ag-new's emplov for a long time.
The old fellow had an ujrly look looking
ing looking place knocked in the back of
his head, but alter giving it a good
rub he seemed to be as good as
His first exclamation was, "Fo'
God, I bet I done broke dat rail railroad
road railroad track."
"WITH BLOODY GORE'
A Dahomeyan Amazon Puts an
Afro-American to Flight.
Last night about 12:30, on the
corner between ihe old Methodist
parsonage and the Baptist Witness
buildincr. a 'highly colored" scrap
took place between Ed Small, a no-
tonous hard case, and Harriet
Wilson, cook at the Montezuma.
Another couple were present
also a man and a woman.
The trouble came of one of the
! women, Harriet, saying something
i about the other, who it seems was
Small told her that it she said
that again, he would "cover
her face with bloody gore."
She, not knowing what that
meant, repeated it, and Small
promptly knocked her down.
Upon getting up he floored her
again, and proceeded to pound her
in a vigorous manner.
She gathered a rock and went
for her punisher, whereupon he re reluctantly
luctantly reluctantly left her and set out to
dodge the police.
This was the report of an eye eyewitness
witness eyewitness returning from Joe
Chaille's birthday party.
He said it was very dramatic, as
happening under the electric light,
and was so interesting that he sat
down and watched results.
MR. PLANT TO RESIGN
I I. B. Plant will retire soon from
active service as president of the
great Plant system of railroads.
Mr. Plant is about 76 years old,
and the heavy mental strain is too
much for a man of his years.
It is expect that H. S. Haines
will succeed him.
Mr. Plant has been in feeble
health for some time, and his res resignation
ignation resignation has been expected.
Mr. Plant's interests are identi identical
cal identical with Florida, and his resigna resignation
tion resignation will not interfere with his
heavy investments here.
A PLEASANT OCCASION.
Joe Chaille's Twenty-first Birth Birthday
day Birthday Party.
Last mght, at the residence of
Mr. and Mrs. W. I.I. Chaille, there
was spent one of the most delight delightful
ful delightful evenings ever experienced by
The occasion was the 2 1st birth-
ay of Joe Chaille, the popular
Joe is one of the best known
voung men in town, and a general
favorite. He is a gallant soldier,
and the most popular fireman, as
evidenced by the votes cast in the
News Atlanta coupon contest
The fair hostess was in her ele
mert last night, entertaining the
boys of the Metropolitan Glee
Club orchestra, all of whom are
great favorites of hers. After
playing one of their favorite pieces
the boys were invited into the
dining room, where a long table
was spread with good things,
which the boys did ample justice
to. Six or eight varieties of deli delicious
cious delicious cake were served; ice cream,
truits, etc. One of the finest works
of the baker's art we ever saw was
the birthday cake made by Mrs.
Liddell, which was surmounted by
a representation of the old bell
tower in white frosting. In addi addition
tion addition to the sweet music discoursed
by the band, Mrs. Liddell favored
I the company with some excellent
j music. Mrs. Carroll and Miss
j Nona Yonce also played and sang
I t -i
1 one or two pieces, wnicn were
nighJy applauded. I he band were
lavish with their music, and played
till 12 o'clock. Every one express expressed
ed expressed themselves as highly delighted
with the evening, and departed
wishing the genial voung host
many returns of the happy occa occasion.
sion. occasion. CITY FATHERS MEET.
Last night's meeting of the city
council was an important one, and
the first since June 18.
The members present were
President Mclver and Councilmen
Agnew, Gloves, Hocker, McKay,
McConneJl and Rovvell.
Mr. McConneil brought the
death of Councilman Goss official official-lyjsefore
lyjsefore official-lyjsefore the board, and moved
that suitable resolutions of respect
The motion was carried and will
be attended to at .an adjourned
meeting Friday night.
Dr. Izlar was present and said
that the Plant system proposed to
build a railroad hospital in Ocala
and wanted to know what assist
ance they could expect from Ocala
in the way of maintaining it. I
Dr. Izlar was told to promise j
them all assistance that was com-1
patible with Ocala's present condi-i
tion, but would make them no defi-1
nite proposition as yet.
The tax book for 1S94 WH close
the 1st of September and property j
will be advertised for sale first
Monday in October next.
Come and pay your taxes and
save expenses. F. D. Poosek,
Tax Collector Marion county, Fla.
July 30, 1S95.
Jailor Smith's guests are in increasing
creasing increasing rapidly today. A new ac acquisition
quisition acquisition was made yesterday in
the person of Adam Smith, who
murdered Sam Brooks a few days
ago over so cents. Mr. Smith will
have ample employment for his
proteges when the new Silver
Springs road begins operations, as
they have been leased to the road
at 20 cents per day apiece. This
beats nothing, but it will disap disappoint
point disappoint some free labor.
AND OPTICAL GOODS.
Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
GUARANTEED FIRST-CLASS WORK.
North Side Square, Ocala, Fl
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R. B. Mitchell & Co
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v oaa water ana ice uream.
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George D. Courtney's
City Market Grocery,
is the best place in the city to buy your fresh
groceries. A complete line of Staple and Fancy
Groceries constantly on hand. I keep every every-tiling
tiling every-tiling in the grocery line. Country Produce,
Chickens and Ess bought and sold. Bread,
Pies and Cakes fresh from the bakery.
One Door North from City Market, Ocala, Fla.
i i' oof1
BABIES QUICK AS A WINK!
and is made
Call and see Samples.
High Grade Goods,
Low Grade Prices.
Repairing and Engraving.
AH Work Guaranteed A. E. Burnett's, Jeweler.
Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla.
PllOtO CO. 33-
lira its and Views.
IS OUR SPECIALTY
only by us.
The Evening Star
The Best, Most Complete and Most
Stylish Line of
PORTER & HARDINQ, Publishers.
SUBSCRIPTION SO CENTS PER HONTH.
$5.00 per Year.
Attorney at Law.
Room 3, Merchants' Block,
James H. Hill,
Attorney at Law.
County Judge's office in Court
5cts. per Copy at News Stands.
Desiring to increas our sub subscription
scription subscription list to 690 during the
present month we have decided to
take subscription at 25 cents per
month, or 10 cents per week. The
latter must be paid in advance.
For merey's sake, ladies, or for
the sake of yourselves, keep the
horrible boomers out of Ocala.
We see this morning that the
News opens a campaign in behalf
of the "blooming" cause, so we
gather by the fact that they are in
favor of the odious things.
Bloomers may do in a large city,
but in our town, where everybody
knows everybody else, who will
want to appear on our streets in a
pair of the things, and have the
whole populace of the streets fol follow
low follow you around the square out of
curiosity as to what you will do
In our opinion, bloomers are on
a par with crinoline, and either
one is is the most detestable garb
a woman can don.
If our girls must try bloomers,
wait till you are on the sea-shore.
There they are not quite so objec objectionable.
tionable. objectionable. RESOLUTIONS
On the Death of C. H. Colby
by the I. O. O. F.
At a meeting of Tulula Lodge,
No. 22, I. O. O. F., held last night,
the following resolutions were
Whereas, Death has invaded our
ranks, and our dear brother, C. H.
Colby, has been called to a heaven heavenly
ly heavenly home although his voice is si silent
lent silent amid the walls of this lodge,
his deeds live among us as a glori glorious
ous glorious tribute to his memory.
Be it resolved, That this lodge
has heard with feelings of very
deepest sorrow of the death of our
beloved brother, but bow in hum humble
ble humble submission to him in whose
government all things work to together
gether together for good to those who love
Resolved, That in his death this
lodge has lost one of its most val valued
ued valued members. His rectitude of
conduct, his energy and zeal in the
discharge of his every duty. Love
especially endeared him to us.
Resolved, That to his family
this lodge extends its deepest and
most profound sympathy in their
Resolved, That a page upon the
records of this lodge be dedicated
to the memory of our brother, and
these resolutions spread upon the
minutes of this lodge.
R. M. Williams,
Two cases just received.
the latest styles" at
Mrs. C. A. Brown's.
If you want a good daily paper,
The Star will suit you.
T. P. Lloyd,
Attorney at Law,
Will Pkacticc in all Courts.
John G. Reardon,
Attorney at Law,
Will practice in all Courts.
James D. McConnell,
Attorney at Law.
Office in First National Bank
E. P. Allen,
Attorney at Law.
Room 3, Merchants' Block,
A. H. R. Fredrick, M. D.
Physician & Surgeon.
Diseases of Women and Children
a Specialty. ;
Office opposite Arlington Hotel.
R. D. Fuller, :
Office over Merchants' National
Office over First National Bank
E. P. Brown, M. D.,
Physician & Surgeon.
Box 382, Ocala, Fla.
Treatment of Cancer a specialty.
W. H. Marean, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Electro-magnetic and Massage
Treatment employed in treating
Chronic Diseases. Diseases of
Women and Children a specialty.
Office, corner of Second and Main
streets. Residence, corner of
Second and Watula streets,
OCKLAWAHA AVENUE AND MAIN STREET.
Opposite Ocala House,
6cAiAt - Klouida.
Meals Served from
7 a. m.to 9 p. m.
Charges Moderate but Strictly Cash,
Spififel Orders Extra.
L. P. J it mean
ANALYTICAL AND TEGHHIGAL CHEMISTRY,
F. O. Box 402. Ocala, Fla.
This Laboratory makes a specialty of Chemical Analysis of
Phosphate, but all other kinds of analysis will receive prompt
attention. We have the patronage of the Gie des Phosphates
de France; Messrs Thuiller & Clarke, the Consolidated Phos Phosphate
phate Phosphate Co., and their clients.
Assays and Analysis of Earths. Waters and Fertilizers.
The most approved methods followed. All rates as
reasonable as consistent with high class of work.
Laboratory located on second
Let the Flies Worry You to Death
and eat up the food your family should have, when the
We manufacture All Kinds of 5CROLL WORK, BRACKETS, MOULDINO u
TURNlNCi. WINDOW and DOOR FRAHES, CABINETS, and all kinds of ft
Carpenter and Job Work. A full supply of u
Rough and Dressed Seasoned Lumber Constantly on Hand at t
LOWEST CASH PRICES.
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Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Etc.
FINE DRESS GOODS,
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Buttericks Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study to please our customers.
Ocala, : : : 5 : : Florida.
MRS. M. E. HODGE,
Dress Making and General Sewing.
AUICuttinz, Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest 5tyle, at the Lowest Prices and
on short notice.
Rooms Upstairs, North Sid Square. Ocala, Pla,
Corn, Oats, Hay,
Chickens and Eggs a Specialty
Butlor Block-Corner Orange Avenue and Exposition St.
Ocala, : : : : : Florida
floor of Southern Express Co's bldg.
Are putting up such Nice p.
Window and Door Screens
for so Little Honey. jj
nCDOT OHM A. FLA.
TO ST. PETER S B U R G
Via Plant System.
On Xugust 5 will sell round trip
tickets to St. Petersburg and re return
turn return for ony $2.50, good until Au August
gust August 8, giving three days at the
finest fishing grounds on the gulf.
Train leaves Ocaa 3:15 p.m., Au August
gust August 5. Don't forget the date.
For tickets and further informa information
tion information call on C. F. Faires,
City Ticket Agt., Ocala house,
F. J. HUUEK,
Ticket Agt., Fla. So. Depot.
This pres has only been used about
six monihs and wilt be sold at a Bar Bar-gain.
gain. Bar-gain. Address "Star," Ocala, Fla.
Buggies & Harness.
Two hlghent award at World's
Fftlr for H n rr t Ii I le-tx nlv and
A" rvi. 14. iw pricei. 81 x year ago w
discarded tbe Dealer and began
selling direct to Consumers at
wooleaale price. Result: on onward
ward onward f 100,000 Vehicle aoldt
and our factory now the larget
on earth.deallng direct wit h con con-miniem.
miniem. con-miniem. Send for our mammoth
"A" fcr4. ft 87.10. 128 page lllustrat. free catalogue.
ALLIANCE CARRIAGE CO., CINCINNATI, O.
jn i v.
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron and Wood Wooden
en Wooden Caskets, Burial Outfits.
Charges lower than ever before in
Ocala. Also dealers in all kinds
of Second-Hand Furniture.
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
OCALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP,
C. V. M c O O V
The oldest and best established
Barber in the city. Only expert
By the Ocala. Temperance Reform Club.
Edited by J. A. Murden.
1 he Club meets every Sunday afternoon at four
o'clock in Temperance Hall. The Public
TEMPER A X C E ALPHA I JET.
A is for Ale that strong, bitter
B is for Beer, that makes good
C is the Companions who urge
them to drink.
D is the Drunkard, who stops not
E is the Evil that lurks in the cup.
F is the Friends whom he will
G is the Goal he will reach some
ti is the "Horrors" he sees on his
1 is the Inebriate upon the streets,
J is the Justice with which he
K is his Kindred, troubled and
L is the Lager, for which he will
XI is the Misery that rails to his
N is the word No, he sadly forgot.
O is the Old Wine, which makes
him feel gay.
P is the Pride which he threw
Q is the Quarrels he has every
R is the Ruin to his soul and
-S is the Sot, with eyes bleared
T is the Toddy he took when a
JJ is the Urchin a minor, you
V is the Vender, who tempts him
"W is for Whisky, which makes
man a beast.
X is the Xample he sets for the
Y is the Youth with a cup full of
2 is his Zigzag gait as he goes.
Mrs. M. M. L.
Mr. Nelson, the most distin distinguished
guished distinguished of English actuaries, after
long and careful investigations and
comparisons, ascertained by actual
experience the following astound astounding
ing astounding facts:
Between the ages of 15 and 20,
where 10 total abstainers die, 18
moderate drinkers die.
Between the ages of 20 and 30,
where 10 total abstainers die, 31
moderate drinkers die.
Between the ages of 30 and 40.
where 10 total abstainers die, 40
moderate drinkers die. New York
O thou invisible of wine if we
have no other name by which to
call thee, let us call thee devil
Cheapest excursion ever inaugu inaugurated
rated inaugurated in the south. From Palatka
to Atlanta and return for only $4
for the round trip. Leaves Palatka
.4-45 p.m. August 19, leaves Lake
City 7:17 p.m., leaves Genoa 7.55
Tickets good for four days return returning.
ing. returning. Bring us your Job Work if you
want it done neat and quick.
Any porson wishing a good pas pasture
ture pasture for either horses or cattle will
please call on B. H. Seymour,
cala, Fla. Terms reasonable.
Handy to Depot.
Best of Table Delicacies.
Kates $1 per Day.
Special rates by the week.
North Macrnolia St.
A. T HGLLAN Oi
Local Agent of the American)
Detective Agency of Indianapolis,
Ind., undertakes 1 he recovery of
lost or stolen property, investiga investigation
tion investigation of crime. Collecting a Spe Specialty.
cialty. Specialty. Florida's Favorite Melon.
" Fame," Florida's Favorite
Melon, on Ice, delivered to any
part of the city at j ray's. Nice
lot of chickens just received.
Jersey Biock Ice Cream
is still in the lead.
First National Bank Block,
j Fine Livery Turnouts and Saddle
Orders by Telephone or otherwise
will receive prompt attention.
Dealer in all kinds of
Florida and Western
Vegetables and Fish.
Bring in your Produce and try my
lb ai ds Brothers
and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 City Market.
W. G, Barry,
P. O. Box
Practical Plumber and Contractor.
Barrys patent air and gas bur burners
ners burners are cleaner, cheaper, safer
than wood or gasoline. Pipe gas
lights, fire places and all kinds of
stoves for heating. Not necessary
to buy a stove. Estimates furnish furnished
ed furnished on all work. Satisfaction guaranteed.
nit 1 J
H. L Wdler,
Jewaler and Engraver.
At Carlisle's Drti2; Store
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PLANT SYSTEM" FOR BOSTON.
TRIENNIAL CONCLAVE KNIGHTS
On Aug. 20 and 21, will sell to
Boston via Savannah and steam steamship,
ship, steamship, round trip $34.40; via Mal Malory
ory Malory line $31.90.
On Aug. 23, 24 and 25, will sell
via all rail to Boston and return,
$38 25, and with variable routes be beyond
yond beyond New York as follows: Rail to
New York and beyond New York,
rail in one direction and sound in
the other, $39.13.' Rail to New
York and beyond New York, one
rail route going and another re returning,
turning, returning, $39.93. Rail to New
York and beyond New York, one
sound going and another returning,
$38.34. All tickets good to return
until Sept. 30, 1895, by application
to ticket agent at terminal line.
For further information, tickets,
etc., call on C. F. Faires,
City Ticket Agent, Ocala house
office, or F. J. Huijer,
Ticket Agent, Passenger Station.
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. Huijer, Ticket Agent,
Fla. So. Depot, or
C. F. Faires, City Ticket Agent,
To Denver, Colorado, via Plant
On account of American Phar Pharmaceutical
maceutical Pharmaceutical association, on August
10 and ii, will sell round trip
tickets to Colorado Springs, Mani Mani-tou,
tou, Mani-tou, and Denver, at one fare for
the round trip.
Tickets good until August 28.
Stop-overs will? be allowed at
points mentioned above.
Usual diverse routes allowed
west of St. Louis and Kansas
For the quickest time and best
route call on C. F. Faires,
City Ticket Agt., Ocala house.
F. J. Huber,
Ticket Agt., Fla. So. Depot.
If you have an old book that you
wish to preserve, take it to the
Witness job office and have it
W. H. Chaille,
Board and Lodging.
Opposite Post Office.
We carry a full line of
Choiee Siaiiio and Fancy Groceries
a'so in con connection a first class
rt?ad, Cakes and Pies baked
bv best 15a ker in the city.
at rear of store. First class
fare for the local and traveling
public. Give us a trial.
Baptist Witness Buijding, corner
Fort Kin and Osceola street.
Miss M. J. Wilson,
PRIVATE BOARDING HOUSE.
Nicest Location in the City.
Special Low Rates by the Week
Yhe LfoWest pYices,
Irs. G. A. Brown's
1 iMJm t-M. j h u mm lyj h w mj n
Proprietor of the only first class
Colored Barber Shop in the city.
I have taken charge of my old
stand on Exposition St., three
doors west of First National Bank
building and solicit your patronage.
I am fully prepared to do Shaving,
Hair Cutting a d Shampooing in
the latest styl Only first class
men employed. Give me a call.
n. k. wmmm.
Done in Latest Style. Call
and give me a trial.
Large, cool and comfortable
rooms nicely furnished. Best of
accommodations for the general
and traveling public. Rates $1.00
per day or $4.00 per week.
North Magnolia Street.
Mrs. Maud Duran, Proprietress.
Service ancl Cuisine first class.
Best Private Hotel in the Town.
Special Low Rates by the week.
l. s. BLACK,
Stall No. 11. City Market.
FRESH FISH ON ICE DAILY.
Fresh water varieties Bream and
Salt water varieties constantly on
Eggs and Poultry,
Bought and Sold.
Prices cheaper than any in the
D. E. ZVicIver
UNDERTAKER and EM BALM ER
Carrying a full line of Undertakers-'
Supplies, Wooden and Metallic
Caskets, Burial Robes, etc.
Orders by mail and telegraph
Tlia New Brunswick Restaurant,
Misses Richards & Kaileit,
Board $3.50 per Week.
Regular Mca!s 2s Cants.
Hot lunches, coffee, etc., at all
hours of the day and night. Ex
tra dishes served at moderate
prices. Open Monday. Ilaisley
Red Oak Mouse,
Board and Lodging.
Nice, large, airy rooms, best of
table accommodations, pleasant lo location,
cation, location, one block south from F. C.
& P. depot, on Magnolia street.
Rates from 75c. to $ 1 .50 per day.
Special rates by the week.
D. S. LITTLE, Prop.,
John W. Pearson,
n 1 i i
Bought, Sold and Rented.
T. A. YANCEyT"
City Market, Ocala, Fla
Fish, Gameand Poultry.
Northern ad Florida Vegetables
New York Chicago and Florida
Orders from a distance given
Who is upstairs in the
Large, Cool Rooms
in the Gary Block, is able to please
all customers. Come and see me.
Hair Cuts, Shaving and Shampoo Shampooing
ing Shampooing done. in first-class order.
Melons on Ice delivered to any
part of the City.
Vegetables and all kinds of
Candies, Nuts, Tobacco and
Stop when passing and examine
JOHN E. DAVIS,
Groceries and General Family Supplies,
Cigars, Tobacco, etc.,
General Country Produce
Fruit bought and sold. Prices the
Two doors west of Mitchell Block,
Thomas J. Glary,
Justice of the Peace,
First District, Marion Co., Fla.
Office in Court House.
Prompt attention given to all Civi
and Criminal Cases under my
Causes alarm in some
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SM 1 fAff&gX Bonding
Oak Suits 1? Mpll? the
4t CzMMMh? W;
we are sell in a;
quarters, but don't be t
seared for G rover C. is
bound to take care of the
infant industries. We tC"5
are bound to lookout for
our customers by redue- ST
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From the Hai t.st Witiuss.
This is the day of "the new." It
is affected in all trades and pro professions.
fessions. professions. We have the new theol theology,,
ogy,, theology,, the new education, the new
elocution, the new pedagogy, the
new Sunday school, the new educa education
tion education in the church, and, probably
not far behind all in downright
"newness is the "new woman."
What these new things mean is
not yet clear. Everything that ba
adopted this adjective in a specific
sense, is yet in the formative state.
But as there are many men and
women of brains enlisted in these
new movements, it is well for us to
weigh each carefully, refusing to
condemn the whole, but securing
for ourselves and our times what
ever of good they contain.
We would not attempt a survey
of the whole field here. Some
.brother with the lecture fever
upon him might get from this
theme vvjpt we cannot. For our
remarks must be confined to a few
Let us say, in the beginning,
that much of what is denominated
"new" is nothing but rot. That is
an ugly word, but it is one well un understood,
derstood, understood, and is just the substan substantive
tive substantive needed here. Much of what
is called the "new" in theology is
rot. So in education in its differ different
ent different branches, whether applied to
the schools generally or the
churches and their efforts for the
salvation of men. And, most of
all, the "new" woman, so-called,
lias about her much that is a delus delusion
ion delusion and a snare.
But there must needs be, in a
inew crop of wheat, much chaff.
That should not compel us to cast
the whole upon the compost heap.
There must be a cause for so much
talk about the new. What is it? of the Sunday school work, and
Is it a, wholesale condemnation of the promise of its becoming de de-the
the de-the old? Can the old have nothing functer. The lessons are un-
good about it? Must that which
we have inherited be o utterly
learned. Teachers are worthless
us. Alongside of this presumptive 1 and more upon the fact that we
failure of Christianity (for failure are our brother's keeper. As a
of its methods is failure of the protest against lethargy, we give
system) let us place, substantially, it our hands and our prayers. At
go in grooves.
Their litera-; certain statements, lrom Dr. John the same time kt us eschew the
worthless that it is to he uper- j ture doe nut hil the demand. In j Henry Barrows which we lately ; grat amount of tomfoolery which
seded by that of which the world ; a word, the children of this genera-j heard from one of his lectures: usually accompanies world move move-has
has move-has never before heard? Let us j tion are either idiocized or driven ; Christendom holds in its hands the j ments.
look at the old, for a moment. In j from us by stultification of their military power, the commerce, the
theology we have inherited those I environments in the modern Sun- arts, and the sciences of the world, j Anotner Cheap and Delightful
grand systems, built especially dav schools. What is needed are If we remember that what is now j Incursion Amelia Beach. At
K J , 1 f;the solicitation of patrons the
upon the writings of Pauf, unoer new methods. Some man musr ; Christendom used to be a Part oi q0rida Central and Peninsular
which Christendom has prospered j arise and tell us what to do. Now ; heathendom, something dtiinke railroad has agreed to run one of
for centuries. But thev teU us is the time for a second Robert j and laudable may be inferred irom j the cheap One Dollar Excursions
that our Christianity is a failure in 1 Raikes to appear upon the stage j the methods of Christianity. Chris- j to Amelia beach on a week day, so
that the churches have reached a I of action. The only way in the tianity alone presents the aspects 2lvlnS 11 those who do not pat-
; period of utter stagnation and pow
erless n ess. The heathen world
can never be converted under the
world for the Sunday school to get ; of a universal religion. Judaism j portunity to spend a pieasant day
out of its present boat which is has shrunk; so has Parseeism; Hin- j enjoying the cool ocean breezes
tossing amid the rapids, is for some du?m is lacking in missionary and a delightful surf bath. A spe-
present regime. We make the ; divinely-touched life to thrww it a spirit; Budhism is pessimistic; Mo- c;a train will leave Ocala at 6 a.m.
formal creed a test of conversion ; rope, in the moment of its plunge bammedanism is a sort of univer univer-while
while univer-while the individual life is selfish- towards defunctness. sallsm steeped in materialism. It
ness personified. The grand out-; The reader will excuse us if we is a fact that no other religion has
come is tyranny and oppression. say that much of this talk reminds the actual numerical power of
Heathen nations so regard the us of an experience of Mr. Clem- Christianity. When the Turk is
Christian nations, and credit it air! ens, on board a Mississippi river driven from Europe, tour fifths of
to Christianity. In the cities, steamer, in the olden times. He the world will be under the direct
only women and children (md few had retired early, being young, influence of Christianity. There
of them) attend church. The men, j Falling asleep, he had a dream, are now 400.000,000 of nominal of Wednesday, Aug. 7, and at de-
especially the youn men, are con- He dreamed that the boat was Christians out of 1,400,000,000. Pot morning of the 8th. Let
spicuous for their absence. The afire. Rushing into the saloon, This does not look like failure. ; everybody who wants to sperm a
1 u 1 u. c 1 t i r n i i- i t i -1 ru pleasant day on old ocean s shore
laboring men and their families ; where a number of old ladies were But no one wih claim that Chris- J.ae acjvantage of this excursion
have forsaken the churches. A ; knitting, he screamed, "fire!" He tians are doing what they ought to i Tickets only $1 (One Dollar),
majority of them regard Christi-' expected to see them run, in terror, do. There is vast room for im- m
1 nursaay morning, vucr. o, arriv
ing at the beach about 11:30 a.m.
Returning, leave the beacn at 7
p.m., and arriving in Ocala about
12 that night. This excursion
should be well patronized by ladies
and children, whose comfort will
be specially looked after. Tickets
can be purchased of R. G. Blake,
at the city office, during afternoon
amty as their enemy from the fact for their lives. But they moved provement. We regard this move-! A .
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that a Christian civilization upholds not. They took in the situation at ot "the new as that which snail ; Xvlissouiri farm in southeast Mis-
the plutocrat and degrades labor, once. Finally, one of them kindly ; do us good. But, as bad as we j souri. The Ozark mountain sec-
This state of things, say thousands looked over her spectacles and are, we do not like to hear over-; tion and home of the big red apple,
of Christians, call for a new begin- said, "Go back to your stateroom statements against us. While a 1 f or a Florida property. Owner
ning. A demand is made for a my child, and get your breastpin, j long suffering man could stand a
breaking away from creeds and a
closer study of the life of Christ.
Let him and his teachings, apart
from iron-bound doctrines and
creeds, speak to the world in the
spirit of the golden rule, the basis
Likewise have prophets arisen
to ie'l us of the defunct com ition
lives in Florida. Inquire at this
you will catch your death out here, poke in the ribs, if he thought it
so thinly clad!" The man who ; to be for his good, he should not T, . 18.104.22.168
, J i , Bring your job work to the Stak
can make out a case agauibt the endure a knock-out. That "the office ad see how cheap they will
Christianity of today has an army new," in many of its aspects, has do it for you.
contract upon his hands. What j come to stay, we believe. We
the "new" men tell us today is by; pray that it may. It is, at core, The STAR is the paperfor
vntwnf ?, be WhUyt 5fld-bUtn0tvrn;n,lyou to read when you want
iNOthing is more uncertain than ; ward a new order or things among j J
the sort of inductions they give Christians which shall insist more j all of the news.