Vol. I. No. 153
OCALA, FLORIDA, DECEMBER 7- 1895.
Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DA V IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAV.
LAST NIGHT'S LECTURE.
Notwithstanding the cold a
good audience gathered in Witness
hall last night to hear thee'oquent
address on temperance by Col J J.
Hickman. After sioging by tht
congregation and prayer by Rv
J. P. Hilburn, Col. Hickman said
that he knew that temperance was
not a popular theme with some
people; but it was one of vast im importance.
portance. importance. He has been fighting
the rum power for more than
twenty-five years, and hopes to
keep it up to the close of his life.
He showed that great progress
had been made in the cause of pro prohibition
hibition prohibition and total abstinence. He
challenged the advocates of sa saloons
loons saloons to show onu good thing
which has ever emanated from the
liquor traffic. The idea that li licensed
censed licensed bar-rooms create business
and bring revenue to the city gov
ernment was exploded when the
speaker showed by statistics the
actual cost ot prosecuting the
criminals and feeding the great
army of pjupers which are annual annually
ly annually turned out by these legalized
doggeries. If the money which
gotis into the half d zen s'tioons in
Ocala was invested in phosphate
and c ttton factories, it would be
worth twice as much to the legiti legitimate
mate legitimate business of our town, besides
shutting down the floodgates of
The address bristled with g od
humor and apt illustrations. Co).
Hickman had a highly" reDresenta reDresenta-tive
tive reDresenta-tive audience, many of our leading
citizens being present, and all ex expressed
pressed expressed themseives as being de delighted
lighted delighted with the lecture.
It was unanimously decided by
a rising vote to have Col. Hick Hickman
man Hickman deliver another lecture in
Witness hail Sunday afternoon at
3 o'clock. The Star congratulates
the Ocala people upon having such
a distinguished orator in their
midst as Co?. Hickman, and trusts
that his splendid talents will be
thoroughly utilized along the lines
of temperance reform.
Dkd, in Cleveland, O., Dec. 5,
Mrs. Caledonia Sno-.vden, late of
Tr.c deceased was the daughter
of Mrs Nancy Ferguson of Cotton
Plant, and a sister of Mrs. B. A.
She leaves a husband and five
We extend our deepest sympa sympathy
thy sympathy to her sorrowing relative.
The Choral Society gives a con concert
cert concert next Thursday night, the 12th
inst., in Mancn opera house in instead
stead instead of Witness hall.
The concert is to be given by
home talent, and the admirers of
good music may expect a great
General admission, 25 cents; re reserved
served reserved seats, 56 cents.
You want the Star.
A GOOD MAN GONE.
Rev. S. M. Hughes died sud suddenly
denly suddenly at his home in Chester
countv, South Carolina, Nov. 25.
We take the following from a pri private
vate private letter:
"His health had been poor for
some time, and he had resigned
his churches with the hope that
rest would enable him to regain
hi?, strength. The last Sunday be before
fore before his death he called in the
Baptist minister and arranged his
funeral exercises. He requested
that the hymns 'How firm a foun-
If you want a first class turnout,
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riage, at reasonable prices, call at
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will accommodate you.
The first opera troupe strikes
the city on the 20tb. A Breezy
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For Sale. A first class h;rse
and buggy. The horse is a splen splendid
did splendid buggy horse. Can be had
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dation Mv faith looks ud to thee'
and 'God moves in a mysterious Services in Grace (Episcopal)
way be sung, the eighth chapter
of Romans read and 'Though he
slay me yet will I trust in him be
used as the text for his funeral
sermon. Three weeks ago he
seemed to realize that his time
was short, and from that time to
the moment of his death he was
the happiest man I ever saw. His
faith was unwavering and his hope
Many of our readers will re remember
member remember Mr. Hughes as a former
pastor of the Orlando Bantist
church. Although his Orlando
pastorate was brief, yet he did a
good work and made a host of
friends who will mourn his de departure
parture departure He was a sound gospel
preacher, a wise' and consecrated
pastor rnd a thorough Christian
gentleman. His place in the Bap Baptist
tist Baptist ministry will be hard to fill.
God bless his stricken wife and
! church tomorrow at 11 a.m., and in
Trinity church, Orange Lake, by
Rev. C. M. GrayT.
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Quite a change has been made
in the Witness job office, in the
way of enlarging the r'.,ms and
You can carry $1000 to $5000
for $24 to $30 per year in the Na National
tional National Protective Legion. F. C, W
Williams, organizer, Mitchell Bik.,
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body Everybody invited. Admission 25 cents.
$i6,5'H.37 paid to "44 members)
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C91. J. J. Hickman, who delight delighted
ed delighted a large audience with one of h?s
able temperance lectures in Wit
ness hall last evening; will speak
again in the same hall tomorrow
atternoon at 3 o'clock under the
The following officers wer- elect elected
ed elected Thursday night t. V.z annual
meeting of the Oca J a Building and
L'an AjssooatK?.: IVoiuenr, R B.
McConneli; vice president", C. L.
Bittinger; secretary and treasurer,
G. S. Scott. Directors Herbert
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SriCa.rpet cleaning and lace curtains a
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. 1 Secretary Scott'.s statement ows
draw an immense crowd tomorrow
afternoon. Come on time.
that "A" shares, which
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On Dec. 10 the Plant System
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If you are going to Atlanta or any
other point and want the quickest
and best route, don't fail to call on
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The Covenant Building and
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S. Thomas, vice-president; Rev.
E. K. Folk, secretary, and Mr. J
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cided decided to hold a regular meeting of
this association somewhere in
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ruary. February. We suggest that Ocala will
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The ninth annual mettmg of the
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Temperance Column. Ocala House Barber Shop
By the Ocala Temperance Reform Club.
Rev. J. P. Hilburn and Isaac Stevens, Editors
The Club meets every Sunday afternoon at 3:30
o'clock in Temperance flail. The Public
The close of this cenrury will be
noted in history as an era of re reform,
form, reform, not only in national politics
but also in municipal government.
The opponents of national, state
and city reform are pleased to des designate
ignate designate this movement as a "spasm
of virtue," but there are strong in indications
dications indications that it is something more
than a spasm; it is a passing away
of an old order of thing and the
corning in of a new, St. Louis
Yes, this reform movement is
here to stay, and the sooner all
classes recognize it and adjust
themselves to the changed condi condition
tion condition of things the better for all
Once in a while we meet a man
who arouses long enough frqm his
Rip Van Winkle sleep to tell us
that the whisky traffic is a neces necessity
sity necessity and so old and so thoroughly
fixed bv the laws of the land and
customs of the country that all at attempts
tempts attempts to check it would eud in a
ivjt such predictions have been
mad and believed in regard to all
Let none who are laboring to
ad van e such reforms be discour discour-;n.
;n. discour-;n. t-d, for this great movement is
of Go i. and must succeed,
15ut r is right, since God is
And right the day must win;
To '1 uhr. would bf disloyalty,
T t ;iter would be sin.
Wn;s do you think ot reform for
On the 10th inst. the voters of
Oc da will have an opportunity to
express themselves at the polls
Those who are in favor of the en,-1
forcement of the law should vote
for good m?n, who will administer
the law uninfluenced by fear or
Surely the voters of Ocala are
not ready to take a step backward
on this great question ot law and
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Hair Cutting, Shaving, Sham Shampooing,
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Rev. E. Y. Mullins favors us
through the Religious Herald with
his plan for religious 'instruction
on,the part of colleges. His plan,
brh fly stated, is that of periodical
lectures before the whole body of
students by well informed pastors.
He supposes that all this in instruction
struction instruction would be given free ot
charge, except" in the matter of
traveling expenses. These, he
thinks would be provided tor by
liberal and wealthy persons.
The lecture scheme has already
been tried in some colleges, We
find that such a course would be
highly beneficial if generally
adopted. 'Mr. Mullins says fur
"The above outline of a plan is
suggested merely as a beginning.
No organization to promote the
object desired is proposed, though
that m'ght bs possible. Some Sometimes
times Sometimes ths simplest and most di direct
rect direct method is best. At first, the
results m'ghr. be 'only "partial.
Only a few colleges might be
reached. But such a beginning
would prepare for larger and bet better
ter better things later. The idea being
kept before our people, in due
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for endowed lectureships in the
'I am persuaded that we all
have a great work to dn in educa educating
ting educating our men of means up t the
idea of endowing ad cjuately our
institutions of learning Whatever
furnishes an occasion for sowing
that seed is to be welcomed. There
are certain great ideas which need
to be taught. The idea of ade adequate
quate adequate college endowment is
"It is time for press and pul
pit to take these themes up as
never- before. Such a lecture
course as is proposed would fur furnish
nish furnish the occasion tor the inculca inculcation
tion inculcation of both lines of teaching.
Attention would be drawn to the
colleges where such lectures were
given. The press and pulpit
would advertise them. The col college
lege college would thus be brought into
close touch with our people, the
relation between them would be
vital and real, while at the same
time the srreat cause of religion
would receive fresh impetus.
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A Cup of Cold Water.
Saviour thy dying love thou gave-t me,
Nor would 1 ausrht withhold, dear Lord, from
Kate Allen hummed the tune
softly, as she swayed to and fro in
a hammock in a sbadv corner of
the piazza. She was in the exal exalted
ted exalted mood in which she had return
ed from the Lesue prayer-meet
ing the niajhr b-fore. It had b-en
a most inspiring meeting-, and
Kate, while listening to the elo
quent address from a talented
y un clergyman wao was vi
ing at the parsonage, hid exper experienced,
ienced, experienced, with many others, a rise
in the temperature of hr;r religious
Z'?al and devotion Sne said at
the gate to Mrs. Ripley, her b'ble b'ble-class
class b'ble-class teacher, who had walked
home with her:
"Christ never seemed so real
and so beautiful to me as he does
tonight, and I want to do some something
thing something for him
"Don't look too long nor too far
for the 'something Kate," said
Mrs Ripley, as she bade her good goodnight.
night. goodnight. Kate had gone about her light
part in the household tasks the
. next morning dreaming of some
great sacrifice whch she might
perform for the Master; and as
she sit down for her piano prac practice,
tice, practice, her hands dropped idly upon
the keys, and her face took on a
look of rapt and blissful medita meditation,
tion, meditation, It was Br:clgt's afternoon out;
M'S Allen bad an engagement at
the church; Gypsey, Kate's youn younger
ger younger sister, had been invited to join
a sading party; so it fell to Kate
to remain at omef for the family
never left Aunt Lavina a'one. If
any one had told the Alle s that
they werercot kind to Aunt Lavina,
they would have resented it bit bitterly;
terly; bitterly; but the fact is, her illness
had long been an old story to them,
and they watted upon her with a
joyless haste, as if they were do doing
ing doing their duty and would be glad
to be through with it and off to
some more congenial task.
Aunt Lavma was one of those
proud, sensitive souls to whom
h id come that keen martyrdom of
being a burden to others. For
years she had been obliged to ac
cept the services of unloving and
rel uctant hands. She had learned
to make as little trouble as ipossi ipossi-ble,
ble, ipossi-ble, to express less rather than
more," to suppress all the small
whims and fancies of an invalid,
and to content herself in that her
room was neatly kept and her
meals were on time. Her bed bedroom
room bedroom opened by a French window
on that corner of the piazza where
Kate's hammock hung. The af afternoon
ternoon afternoon was so sultry that Kate
was quite willing to remain at
home. Aunt Lavina heard the
gentle, rhythmical creaking of the
hammock, and disliked to ask for
the drink of water for which she
S ome work of lovebsgun,
Some deed of kindness done,
Something for thee,
sang Kate dreamily. She made a
pretty picture of ease as she lay
there in her fresh cool muslin
and white ribbons.
"Who knows but I may be adea
coness, or perhaps a foreign mis missionary?"
sionary?" missionary?" thought she, thrilling
with the completeness of her self:
"Katharine!" came a feeble
voice through the open window.
Kate was not quite sure that she
, heard the call, and it was repea repeated.
ted. repeated. The girl's brow contracted
with a 'frown, and there was an
undertone or irritation in her
voice as she presented herself at
the window and said:
"What is it?"
Aunt Lavina's thirst had be
come positive torture.
"S mie water, please, dear. I'm
so s rry n trouble you!"
Kate turned without a word,
ar.d went out into the kitchen.
The fire had only just gone out,
and the room was unbearably
warm. The water-pail s'ood in
its usual p'ace. Kte knew that it
had been freshly filled at lunch-
time twi hours bf re, and that
the water was now hardly pJata
ble. The well, however, was on
the south side of the house, and
quite a H'tle distance off, in an
"I guess this will do," said Kate,
and she picked up an old stone stone-china
china stone-china cup with a nick in it, which
usually stood there, filled it from
the insipid contents of the pail,
and started for the invalid's room.
Just then Mrs. Ripley's words
flashed across her mind: "Don't
look too lone: nor too far for the
The girl stopped in the middle
of the kitchen floor. A crimson
flush overspread her face, If Jesus
Christ had asked her for a drink
of water, would she have offered
this to him? Yet this stale water
in the old coarse cracked cup was
for his lips, for Aunt Lavina was
one of his verv own! "Something
for thee!" Her ios curled at her
meanness, even while her eyes
fided with quick, sorrowful tears.
She took her garden hat from its
nail, emptied the water pail, and
carried it out to the well. She
felt the fierce hjat of the sun with
delight, and filling the pail with
the ice-cold, sparkling water, the
rinsed and refilled it, and returned
to the house. T'hen she went to
he china closet and selected a
dainty bread-and-butter plate with
a border of forget-me-nots, and
took down one of the fragile cut cut-glass
glass cut-glass tumblers from the precious
half-dozen which Cousin Beth had
given to Mrs. Allen last Christ Christmas,
mas, Christmas, Nothing was too good for
the Master Her hand trembled
as she filled the gleaming glass,
set it on the plate, and started
again for the sick room. The in invalid
valid invalid noted the pretty things in
Kate's hands with a strange thrill
of delight, and reached out eager eagerly
ly eagerly for the water.
"How delicious! How refresh refreshing!"
ing!" refreshing!" she said, softly; and it was
not alone her burning thirst that
was relieved, but something of
love and pity in Kate's eyes went
right to Aunt Lavina's poor.
parched heart "like the gentle rain
f rom heaven." It was easy then
for Kate to see that the pillows
needed to be rearranged, fand the
window shade to be drawn down a
little. She also thought of the great
masses of sweet peas growing by
the east porch. Strange how no
one had thought to give Aunt
Lavina a boquet that summer. It
did not take the swift young fing fingers
ers fingers long to cull a cluster of the
beautiful flowers, and to place
them in a vase on the small stand
beside the bed.
"Wnv Katharine!" said Aunt
Lavina, in gentle, graceful sur surprise,
prise, surprise, that smote upon Kate's soul
iilg a sharp blow.
Kate looked at the patient eyes,
the thin, suffering face, "and saw
as by a great light how Aunt
Lavina had been left out of their
hearts. Her thoughts had been
traversing sea and land for some
work for her Lord, while a service
worthy of angels lay within her
dor. She did not speak of the
past to the invalid, nor of the
future, but the Master heard the
voice of her spirit saying with
humb'e joy, 44 Lo, glad I am; I de delight
light delight to do thy will, O God!" and
Aunt Lavina heard a wrd which
gave her a fresh surprise:
"I've ?os of time today, auntie.
Shall I read to you awhile?"
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Two doors south of Mer Merchants'
chants' Merchants' National Bank.
All casses of Tonsorial work
done in a first-class manner.
G. F. Williams, Prop'r.
Dealer in all kinds of
Florida and Western
-u- r I It-
Vegetables and Fish.
Bring in your Produce and try my
L. 5. BLACK,
Stall No. ii. City Market.
FRESHWATER FISH ON ICE DAILY.
Fresh water varieties Bream and
bait water varieties constantly on
Eggs and Poultry,
Bought and Sold.
Also a full line of fresh meat, sau sausage,
sage, sausage, salt fish and outside oysters
always in stock, very cheap for
Office over First National Bank
A. H. R. Fredrick, M. D.
Physician & Surgeon,
Diseases of Women and Children
Office opposite Arlington Hotel.
James H. Hill,
Attorney at Law.
County Judge's office in Court
n 01 all Mais, Us? tsl
4 little for CSwci
2t& 4Sekosl, for Fire,
C.,i.,.- vrv" xa-.viy ana, rim.
BELL FOUNDRY CO.. Northv M.e
and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 City Market.
OOAIA- iX A.
J. A, Pittman & Co.
i V ?
Undertakers and Embaimers.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron and Wood
en Caskets, Burial Outfits.
Charges lower than ever before in
Ocala. Also dealers in all kinds
of Second-Mand Furniture.
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
W. H. Chaille,
Board and Lodging.
Opposite Post Office.
CHANGE OF SCHEDULE
Of the Plant System.
Leave Ocala 4:55 a.m. for Tampa
and all int"rmediHte points.
Leave Ocala 8:10 a.m. for Dun Dun-neiion.
neiion. Dun-neiion. Leave 12:05 p.m. for all points
north, we.vt and for Tampa, con
necting with through sleeper at
Ju'iete fnr Atlanta and St Louis.
Leave 2:55 p.m. for Tampa,
Punta G idd, St. Petersburg and
Leave 12:41 p. m for Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, PalaTkn, Jacksonville and all
points north and west.
Leave 1:50 p.m. for Tavares,
Brooksville, and intermediate
F J. Huber, ticket agent, Fla
S. depot. C. F. Faires, city tick ticket
et ticket agent, Ocala Huse.
We carry a full line of
Choice and Fancy. Groceries
also in con connection a first class
Bread, Cakes and Pies baked
by best Baker in the city.
at rear of store. First class
fare for the local and traveling
public. Give us a trial
1 iMi uwui uuni vyunq
Baptist Witness Building, corner
Fort King and Osceola street.
n B n 1
I am now prepared to furnish
Wood to any parties in the
city on short notice. In
sending in your order be sure
and state tht kind of wood
you want. Order-boxes at
Wrn. Gray's, Fuller & Clark's,
and Gascow Smith's. Don't
forget, I furnish the best
wood in town.
T. C. BAILEY,
South Orange and Lime.
R. D. Fuller,
Office over Merchants' National
Thomas J. Clary,
Justice of the Peace,
First District, Marion Co., Fla.
Office in Court House.
Prompt attention given to all Civil
and Criminal Cases under my
. Large, cool and comfortable
rooms nicely furnished. Best of
accommodations for the general
I and. traveling public. Rates gi.oo
per day or $4.00 per week.
Corner of North Second Street
and Oranse avenee.
Times Are Hard
and you need not deny it. But you will
forget it when you- buy Groceries and
General Family Supplies of the
OCALA INVESTING CO.,
They also run a first-class Department
where they do Repairing1, Cleaning and
Dyeing, All work done to order and sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction guaranteed.
OCALA INVESTING CO.,
T. N. NORWOOD,
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 Mam
streets. Residence, corner of
Second and Watula streets,
First National Bank Block,
Fine Livery Turnouts and Saddle
Orders by Telephone or otherwise
will receive prompt attention.
Proprietor of the only first class
Colored Barber Shop m 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, Shampooing in
the latest styl Only first class
men employed. Give me a call
T. P. Lloyd,
Attorney at Law,
Will Practicc in all Courts.
James D. McConnell,
Attorney at Law.
Office, in First National Bank
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN.
Some Things You Know andSome
Things You Don't Know.
Nice Florida oranges at Gray's.
M. Houghton of Pa!atkaisin the
Plenty of oysteis at Gray's today.
J. L Weil of Louisville is in
Services will be held at the I
Presbyterian church tomorrow as
follows: Sunday-school at 9:30 a. rru
Preaching at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Rev. J. G. Law, pat tor.
A big line of Cloaks and Capes,
aud we nevftr miss a sale. .khe
Nice Sweet Potatr.es t 50 and
55 o nts per bus n el ai William
Dr. D. M. Smith's family ar-
For Sle.-A gi5 Kodak lorjiio' ''' '", tb ?ay
J. E. Miller of Atlanta is in
Keep your hands warm. Buy a
pair ct Gloves lrcm KoweU.
A. B. Donahue of St. Louis is in
A fine lot of fat geese today at
S. A. Agnew of Chatterton is in
Fine Cedar Key oysters today
J. W. AHoway of Atlanta is in
Underwear Underwear ! Un Underwear
derwear Underwear ! J. A. Rowell.
Jack Harris of Leesburg is in
Young chickens cheap constant constantly
ly constantly on hand at Wm. Gray's.
W. C. Douglass of St. Louis is
in the city.
A good Fi ur-ply Linen Collar at
Rowell's for 15c, 2 lor 25c.
J. O. Vaughn of Atlanta is in
Houses to rent in second ward
Apply to Chas. Phillips. 20-iv
Wouid you sell both near and far?
Advertise in the Evening Star.
M. F. Lauanmaii of Nw YzV
is in the city.
The Impoiia! scarf makes a netu,
attractive tie. Rowell keeps them
Dolls Dolls! D.j)1s !! A 1
our Dolls are displayed and you
can look them over before the holi holiday
day holiday rush. The Bazar Stort-.
We are glad to see the weather
Apples as fine as you ever sv
Get the baby a pair of pretty
Sole Shoes. They are stylish.
Rowell sells them.
W. C. San ford of Tampa is at
the Ocaia house.
You want a nice Hat Buy it at
the Big Store get it at Rowell's.
Fresh oysters on ice will be
found every day now at Wm
B. F. Huntley of North Carolina
is at the Montezuma.
Wm. Gray has an over-supply of
fine Chickens of every variety.
We have on exhibition the
largest line of Christmas and Holi Holiday
day Holiday Goods ever brought to Ocala.
The Bazar Store.
Abe Liddon took a business
trip to Blue Springs yesterday.
For style, beauty and finish
Rowell's '$2 50 Shoe eclipses all
others. Get a pair.
You are cross. Perhaps your
feet are pinched by ill fitting
shoes. Get a comfortable pair from
Rowell and be good-natured again.
Tickets for the Choral society
concert on sale at the News De Depot.
pot. Depot. R. A Hall, practical Painter and
Paperhanger, Glazier and Kalso Kalso-rainer.
rainer. Kalso-rainer. Box 296, Ocala, Fla.
We are partial to China Gnods,
therefore bought a large job that
we offer to our customer at very
low prices. The Bazar Store,
Jasper, bringing a carload of their
personal effects, and they are to
reside in the city. We are glad to
see the doctor's tan. ily in the city.
Have you locked through our
Japanese Depart i-ient? The Bazar
Frebh Venison and Fine Salt
Fish-Roe just received at L. S.
B ack's, stall 11, city Market.
Col. M. W. Peabody, the wide wideawake
awake wideawake traveling age lit of the
Times-Union, and the oldest news newspaper
paper newspaper man in the state, is in the
city. Col. Peabody has had thirty
years experience in the newspaper
business and knows it in all its
The National Protective Legion
pays 15 per week to members in
case of sickness or disability.
If you get stains on your clothes
send them to the Ocala Steam
laundry and get them removed.
At the first Methodist church
tomorrow services are as follows:
Sunday-school at 9:30 a.m. Preach Preaching
ing Preaching by the pastor, Rev. J. P. Hil Hil-burn,
burn, Hil-burn, at 1 1 a.m. and 7 p.m. Ep Ep-wnth
wnth Ep-wnth League prayer meeting at 6
p.m. All rais htc free and every everybody
body everybody welcome. A .special invita invitation
tion invitation isextt-i td :o Grangers,
It you w; j ur lace curtains
(lore: up pu-ptTj), scnd them to the
Oc't-'i- S'. an: La L dry.
The Si; -p rm."
eli .s can'' ( .m;.
show. St o merit,
a dm ire it.
Window at Row-
a one gallus'
M;m;u r! Wild wood, Fla.,
Nnv. 21. iiS'95, Mr. Doc Burington
and Mr- M.,r A. 1 i !. Rev. D.
15. F,im. v r ofn tiling. Tro happy
couple are worthy members f the
baptist church .t Wild wood, and
we congratulate them on their
good fortune in finding congenial
com ;.-tnion ship in their advanced
Purua-is in asi style:-, and photograph-
m the card cameo to life
sz- at Gi't: hVb's. Studio opposite
M 'r tezmna Hotel.
Send your carpets to the Oca;a
Steam Laundry and have them
cleaned, which is cheaper than to
buy new ones.
Sim Smith of Homosassa is in
the citv, having returned last night
from Georgia, where he has been
gathering up turpentine hands.
Mr. Smith begins work in a few
days on a new turpentine farm
near Crystal River. He is an ex experienced
perienced experienced turpentine man, having
operated an extensive farm in
North Carolina. I
Fine fresh water fish today on
ice at L. S Black's, stall No. 11,
Fine Fresh Oysters every day at
L. S. Black's, 25c per quart. Stall
11, city market.
While in Palmetto we enjoyed a
a day with the charming family of
Dr. M, B. Harrison. Miss Edith,
his accomplished daughter, is just
home from a trip abroad and we
greatly enjoyed her account of her
travels. Mrs. Harrison is presi president
dent president of our woman's work in Pal Palmetto
metto Palmetto and is a grand type of noble,
intelligent Christian womanhood.
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We ask this repeatedly, because S
serious diseases often follow trifling f3
-- ...vv ,'', y--:'.-x-.-i' I f ;i ; i Is.- 3 -.!
If you are weak q
and generally ex- m
hausted, nervous, q
have no appetite m
and can't work, q
begin at once tak-
ing the most relia- q
ble strengthen in tr rt
medicine, which is
Brown's Iron Bit
ters. Benefit comes
r i j-
iiom tiij very iiist
g Dyspepsia Kidney and Over g
o Neuralgia Troubles,
sa Constipatiii?, Impure Blood, R3
g Malaria, Nervous ailments g
Get only the genuine it hxs crossed red j
lines on the wrapjer. J
BR07N CHEMICAL CO. BALTIMORE, MD. g
I kt p constantly on hand
all ku cis of provisions, includ including
ing including Fish,
Fruits and Vegetables,
nnd all kindg of Fresh Green
Grc.ceries. I alto receive
Chickens, Eggs and Ice.
A large supply constantly on
Kxposmon Street, west from
First National Bank.
William James, the Upstairs
Barber in the Gary Block,
Has taken!! a Fall
Hair Cut, 1 5 c.
Shave, 10 c.
All work done in first-class style.
Come and give me a trial.
The Upstairs Barber,
GARY BLOCK, OCALA