Vol. 1. No. 82.
OCALA, FLORIDA, SEPT. 12, 1895
Frice Five Cents
PUBLISHED EIVEIRV DA V IN THE WEIEIK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN.
Some Things You Know and Some
Things You Don't Know.
Suits to order from $15 up.
Davidson & Van Ecu op.
Mrs. Hous, of Anita, visited the
Nice fresh shrimps today at J.
W. Davis's, city market.
A. H. Agnevv and wife, of Ken Ken-drick,
drick, Ken-drick, is in the city.
Straw Hats we are almost giving
away. Davidson & Van Ec hop.
D. Ripson, of Jacksonville, was
in town yesterday.
Young chickens cheap constant-!
ly on hand at Wm. Gray s.
R. B. Hillyard, of Savannah, is
in the city on business.
A fine 12x18 job press for sale
cheap at tnis office.
Major Abe Martin, of the E. T.,
V. & G., is in the city.
Houses to rent from $5 to $15.
Inquire of I. Stevens.
W. N. McCormick, of Anita,
visited the city yesterday.
Fall styles and samples received.
Call and see them.
Davidson & VanEchop.
W. H. Powell, of Jacksonville,
was on our streets yesterday.
Bring your job work to the Star
office unci see now cheap they will
do it for you.
S. K. Worthington, of Elsey,
was in the brick city yesterday.
Eine fresh water fish today on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. n.
D. D. Meredith, of Elsey, regis registered
tered registered at the Montezuma yesterday.
Have you seen bur new 85 centj
Negligee Shirts? Just a few lett.
Davidson & VanEchop.
Mrs. T. H. Hentonwas register registered
ed registered at the Ocala House yesterday.
Fresh, fat oysters today and I
every day now at l.. Jbiack s, )
D. C. Graham, of Warnell, regis registered
tered registered at the Montezuma yesterday.
See our line of Men's Shoes be before
fore before buying.
Davidson & VanEchop.
J. A. Wilson and family, of
Hamburg, were in the city yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. A few White and Colored Vests.
We are closing out at cost.
Davidson & VanEchop.
Miss Fannie Mitchell, of Sum Sum-merfieid,
merfieid, Sum-merfieid, was shopping in the city
Wm. Gray receives a nice coop
of both young and old chickens
J. D. Miller and his daughter,
Mrs. Samuel Eubanks, and infant, j
01 Mcintosh, are shopping 111 the
C. V. McCoy, the Ocala House
baiber,vill give you the smoothest
and easiest shave imaginable. Hair
cuts in the latest style.
We were told yesterday by a
prominent farmer that Marion
county would plant a hundred acres
of tobacco next year to where there
was one this year.
W. E. McKay, of Oxford, was in
the city yesterday.
Bring in your job work and
have it done neat.
Charles W. White, of Citra, is in
the city on business.
Rev. J. C. Porter returned to
Lake Weir yesterday.
S. A. Wallace, of Jacksonville,
passed through the city yesterday.
Pants to measure, $4, guaran guarantee
tee guarantee a fit.
Davidson & VanEchop.
If you have an old book that you
wish to preserve, take it to the
Witness job office and have it
Capt. A. E. Willard, of the Ho Ho-mosassa
mosassa Ho-mosassa Inn, is in the city on busi-
E. B. Richardson's stable will
furnish you a first-class turnout
cheaper than elsewhere. Call and
try his teams.
If, when leaving the city for a
visit, you will leave your address
with us, we will forward your paper
without extra charge.
W. D. Allen, Florida passenger
agent for the Southern Railway
Company, is in town on business
and made us a pleasant call.
Capt. G. M. Wells is again in the
city after a tew days' absence on
business. And while gone he did
not forget his pet, the fertilizer
In order to reduce our stock and
make room for fall goods, we will
make a discount of 10 per cent on
all cash purchases to Sept. 1.
Davidson & VanEchop.
W. B. Denham, superintendent,
and J. S. Jolly, roadmaster, of the
Florida Southern Division of the
Plant System, were expected in
The Montezuma Hotel that
popular traveling men's resort did
a splendid business yesterday. In
tact, there are many signs of an in-
crease in travel in the last few
J. F. Sherwood, the live editor
of the Citrus County Chronicle,
made the city a business visit to today
day today and called at the Star office
to discuss the situation. Brother
Sherwood says Citrus is not dead,
nor does she slumber.
Dr. E. F. Brown left this morn morning
ing morning for Jacksonville, which will be
the scene of his future labors. We
regret very much to lose this ex excellent
cellent excellent Christian gentleman- from
our city. During his residence
here, he has by his Christian spirit
and charitable deeds endeared
himself to the hearts of the people
of Ocala. We wish him success in
his new home.
CHEAP RATE TO BARTOW
Cheap Rate to Bartow via Plant
System. On Sept. 16, will sell
round trip tickets to Bartow for
only $2; tfive until Sept. 19; train
leaves 3:15 p.m. Sept. 16.
On Sept. 12 will sell round trip
tickets to Punta Gorda, $7 05 for
the round trip, giving until Sept.
For tickets call on C. F. Faires,
city agent, or F. J. Huber, ticket
agent, Pionda Southern depot.
MARTI CITY ELECTION.
Marti City celebrated last night
in truly Cuban fashion. The occa occasion
sion occasion for jollification was the elec election
tion election of ne city officers.
The follchving officers were elect elected:
ed: elected: Mayor- James Johnston.
Treasurer Henry Perozo.
Assessor Carlos Balino.
Collector N. Lopez.
Clerk Rafael Tornes.
Marshal Joseph Lopez.
Councilmen G. Sorando, Louis
Taffaletti, Richard Rutger, Martin
Rodriguez, F. Garcia.
Business in Marti City is a little
dull just at present. It will be
brisk enough when the fall trade
Time will soon be here for put putting
ting putting in fall gardens, and from pres present
ent present indications the fall crop in this
section will be one of the largest
ever planted. We will have a low
freight rate by the time for ship shipment
ment shipment arrives. People's attention
not being taken up with the orange
crop, they will devote more time
and study to the growth of vegeta vegetables
bles vegetables and other crops. The present
crop in the state is the largest ever
A TRIP TO THE GULF.
J. H. Benjamin, wife and mother,
who left last Saturday for a pleas pleasure
ure pleasure trip down the Withlacoochee,
around to the mouth and back to
Crystal River, have returned.
Their trip was curtailed by Mrs.
Nevertheless they were very
much pleased with the gulf coast
and the Crystal River region.
Mr. Benjamin says he would like
to spend a month in that pictur picturesque
esque picturesque country.
There is a tendency toward a
heavy immigration to South Flor Florida
ida Florida on account of its exemption
from damaging frosts. We must
hold out such attractions and in inducements
ducements inducements for this section as will
hold our share of the tide that is
beginning to set in toward South
The copartnership heretofore ex existing
isting existing between Massey & Spark Spark-man
man Spark-man in the cross tie business has
this day been dissolved hy mutual
consent and said Sparkman will
continue in the business.
This Sept. 9. 1895.
W. O. Massey.
S. W. Sparkman.
Watches cleaned for 50 cents.
50 cent crystals, 25 c. 25 cent
crystals 15 c.
Tins and breastpins 10 c, and
all other work done on watches,
jewelry and sewing machines in
VVork guaranteed to give satis
faction. .Next door to the post of-
fice, in W. W. Condon's music and
AND OPTICAL GOODS.
Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
GUARANTEED FIRST-CLASS WORK.
North Side Square, Ocala, Fla.
J m fcl ri k
R. B. Mitchell & Co.
Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c,
Soda Water and Ice Cream.
Physician's Prescriptions Co re fully Compounded.
Post Office Drug Store.
vL v y -v Ah Va Y
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-;
thing in 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.
f The Ocala
inest Photos, Portraits and Views.
BABIES QUICK AS A WINK!
V. B...TH E CARBCNETTE ,s OUR SPECIALTY
and is made only by us.
Call and see Samples.
High Grade Goods,
Low Grade Prices.
Repairing and Engraving.
; A w k Guaranteed at Bumett'S, Jeweled
tn vi.L UWHW1W1J
Merchant s'JBIock, Ocala,FIa.
The Evening Star
PORTER & HARDING, Publishers.
SUBSCRIPTION 50 CENTS PER flONTH.
$5.00 per Year.
5 cts. per Copy at News Stands.
'After the Eighteenth of
this month the subscript subscription
ion subscription price of the Star will be
oO Cents per month and
no subscriptions will be
taJcen for less than that
Ticrht.mnm ncrftncrf in flip ntv fll 1 x 4-1 -i-- e' Ul
of Ocala. Lot contains 2 acres, ru x Jg
with stable, carriage house, ser-1 SSHSH5HSEHH5R5HSZ5HSEE
vants' house, well, cistern, fruits,
Fifteen acres good land under
fence adjoining, just outside city
limits, can be leased for a term of
years very low if desired. Enquire
at this office.
is Gents Furnishing, jj
flens, Boys and Childrens Clothing:
in the Latest Styles.
A FULL LINE OF GENTS FURNISHINGS
RANGY VESTS IN ALL STYLES.
Largest Assortment of "Negligee Shirts.
Two eggs, joined by a hollow
neck of shell, were recently laid by
a hen at Ynion Springs, Ala.
A child born at Omaha the other
day has finger nails an inch long
and a thick growth of hair all over
A petrified frog, found in an El-
mira, N. Y stone quarry, was two
feet eight inches long and weighed
over 100 pounds.
A cloudburst occurred recently
in Maine, and was succeeded by a
shower of little toads about the
size of potato "ougs.
The land crabs of tho West In
dies march like soldiers. Once a
year they leave their inland home,
and march to the sea,crawhng over
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If you are weak q
and generally- ex- m
hausted, nervous, q
have no appetite mm
and can't work, q
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R Negligee Sliiris. jfl
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Brown's Iron Bit
ters. Benefit comes
L. P. Jumeau Laboratory
from the very first gZ
ft 1 dose. p.
IT CURES S
g Dyspepsia, Kidney and Liver g
o Neuralgia, Troubles,
a Constipation, Impure Blood,
g Malaria, Nervous ailments g
o Women's complaints.
Get only the genuine it has crossed red
U lines on the wrapper.
g BROWN CHEMICAL CO. BALTIMORE, MO. g
R. D. Fuller,
Edgar P. Allen. Albert Wright.
Allen & Wright,
Attorney at Law.
Room 3, Merchants' Block
Office over Merchants' National
Fresh, fat, fine, today by the
quart, gallon, or in the shell, on
ice at L. b. Black s, stall 1 1, city
.ANALYTICAL AND TEGHHIGAL CHEMISTRY,
P. O. Box 402. Ocala, Fla. j
This Laboratory makes a" specialty of Chemical Analysis of j-
Phosphate, but all other kinds of analysis will receive prompt James H. Hill,
attention. We have the patronage of the Gie des Phosphates j ftorriov f Tnw
de France; Messrs Thuiller & Clarke, the Consolidated Phos-j attorney at
phate 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.
J1 Laboratory located on second floor of Southern Express Co's bldg.
! County Judge's office in Court
Two cases iust received. "AH
the latest styles" at
Mrs. C. A. Brown's.
J. A. Pittman & Go.,
SILVER AND GOLD;
Or, Both Sides of the Shield.
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron and Wood
en Caskets, Burial Outfits.
about the Coin question will be Charges lower than ev?r before in
satisfied by obtaining and reading
that wonderful book, "Silver and
Gold ; or, Both Sides of the
Shield;" being a symposium of the
views of all parties on the currency
question, as expressed by their
leading advocates, viz : Sherman,
Carlisle, Stewart, Bryan, Allison,
Harvey, J. Lawrence Laughlin,
Sibley, Tillman, George Vest, St.
John, Cleveland, Eckles, and many
others. Edited by Trumble White,
with thirty-two portraits of emi
Ocala. Also dealers in all kinds
of Second-Hand Furniture.
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
W. G, Barry, p- i
Practical Plumber and Contractor.
Office In ricrchants National Bank Block.
nent authors, statesmen, and econ- ting up Shop North Magnolia St.
omist?. Just out from the great Barry Patent Gas Burner for
International Publishing Co., ot I heating Cook Stoves, Log in Fire-
Chicago, 111. Sold only by sub subscription.
scription. subscription. 600 pages.
places, Heating Stoves, Lighting
Cigars in hotels and stores is the
best to be found in the market and
Cheaper than wood, coal, gasoline
or oil and cleaner and safe.
Call and examine new samples of have a tull assortment of sup-
clothine: lrom Jacob Reid's Son's. P"es, such as Cras Pipes, Sittings,
F. W. Ditto, Agent, Weihe's jew- turners lor Jigntsand heating pur-
elry store. poses, Chandeliers, Pire Logs tor
Figures do not lie. Multiply $36 Having had 17 vears exnerience
by 7 and you have $500 provided in the tras business, am fullv nre-
you invest seven times thirty-six pared to do all classes of work in
witn tne covenant; uuuamg ana this line and
Let the Flies Worry You to Death
and eat up the food your famlfy should ha
Yankee Novelty Works
and eat up the food your famlfy should have, when the
Are putting up such N3c
Window and Door Screens
for so Little Honey.
We manufacture All Kinds of 5CROLL WORK, BRACKETS, MOULDING
TURNING r W1NTOW 2nd DOOR FRANKS, CABINET, and all kind of
Carpenter and Job Wark. A full supply of
Roueh and Dressed Seasoned Lumber Constantly on Hand at
lowest e7s -p-Riees.
NORTH OF F. C. & P. DEPOT. OCALA, FLA.
T. P. Lloyd,
Attorney at Law,
Will Practicc in all Courts.
GEO. A. NASH,
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes
FINE DRESS GOODS,
Laces and Embroidery,
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Butterickzs Patterns
J ohn G. Reardon,
Attorney at Law,
, Will practice in all Courts.
! OCALA, FLA.
James D. McConnell,
Attorney at Law.
Office in First National Bank
Office over First National Bank
OUR MOTTO: We study to please our customers.
Little about it.
Ask M. M.
s 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
Ocklawaha Avenue and Main Street.
Opposite Ocala House,
OCAIA, h KlORTDA.
Meals Served from
7 a. m. to 9 p. m.
MRS. M. E. HODGE,
TDress Making and 'General Sewing.
A!i:Cuttinz, Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest Style, at the Lowest Prices and
on short notice.
-Rooms Upstairs, North Side Square. Ocala, Fla.
A. H. R. Fredrick, M. D.
Physician & Surgeon.
Diseases of Women and Children
Office opposite Arlington HoteL
E. P. Brown, M. D.,
Physician & Surgeon.
kx 382, Ocala, Fla.
Florida's Favorite Melon.
R. H. Yonge, jr., has in stock a
supply of patent gas lighters. You
light the machine, then turn the
cock and licht the burner at the
same time. Only one match to Charges Moderate but Strictly Cash,
the house. Call and see them at
r. e. Ycn-e & Co's. SnBcial OrdersIEifra.
" Fame," Florida's Favorite
Melon, on Ice, delivered to any
part of the city at Gray's. Nice
lot of chickens just received.
Jersy Block Ice Cream
is still in the lead.
Take your dinner tomorrow at
Misses Ricaards & Hallett's. You
will get a good meal for 25 c.
HAS MOVED HER IMMENSE
Stock of Millinery Goods
to her old stand on Exposition street,
where she will continue to sell all the
in her line at prices within the reach of
all- She has everything in the Mili Mili-nery
nery Mili-nery line.
Call and See Her Stock
Treatment of Cancer a specialty.
W. H. Marean, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Electro-magnetic and Massage
I Treatment employed in treating
Chronic Diseases. Diseases of
i Women and Children a specialty.
Fin fn rv i cei c c i i m
Office, corner of Second and Main
Residence, corner of
If you want a good daily paper, Second and Watula streets,
The Star will suit you. j OCALA, FLA.
vBy the Ocala Temperance Reform Club.
Edited by J. A. iVlunden.
The Club meets every Sunday afternoon at four
o'clock in Temperance Hall. The Public
THE TKJEK Ol' CIVILIZATION.
But we are told we should use
moral suasion. Yes; but the ques question
tion question is, when moral suasion should
The tiger springs from the jun-
gle, strikes down a man, begins Detective Agency of Indianapolis,
crunching his arm and drinking Ind f undertakes the recovery of
his life-blood from his very heart. '. lost or stolen property, investiga investiga-Shall
Shall investiga-Shall he then begin to stroke that j tion of crime. Collecting a spe spe-tiger's
tiger's spe-tiger's head, to fondle and to reason j cialtv'
with him, "Now, tiger, it's veryun-j
kind, very ungentlemanly, very un-j
. arm in that way." j
Suppose his friend comes out
. and sees what is going on. I
Shall he lecture the man who is j
down, and say, "Now, you ought j
to hatfe known better than to get j
into such a position; you ought to j
have watched and taken more i
No; let him snatch out his dag dagger
ger dagger and strike it to the hilt in the
heart of the destroyer. Then there
will be time for talk and warning.
I arraign the saloon as the wild
beast of our civilization, with
blood-stained teeth and claws, still
raging unchecked through our
land, and entire prohibition is the
only effective remedy. Let prohi prohi-bitipn
bitipn prohi-bitipn be echoed everywhere.
Rev. Thomas Dixon, jr.
Another blow has been struck at
the liquor traffic by the decision of
the Junior Order of American Me Mechanics
chanics Mechanics in Omaha, June 19, that
no one connected with the sale of
liquors as a beverage shall be ad admitted
mitted admitted to membership in that or order.
der. order. The local option election held in
DeSoto county Aug. 27 resulted
in an overwhelming victory for the
"dry" ticket. Arcadia, the county
seat, did not cast a single "wet"
Editor Star I notice in your
issue of Sept. 7 an article in refer reference
ence reference to the "Koreshan Unity,"
who are located in Lee county,
I will say that it was my privi privilege
lege privilege to visit these people while on
a trip to the far south a few weeks
since, also to listen to a lecture de delivered
livered delivered by Dr. Teed.
While I know but little of their
doctrines or beliefs, I do know that
they have rules governing the
"unity" that are commendable.and
all Florida would do well to follow
their example and that is in the
using of liquors and tobacco.
No one joining the "unity" is al allowed
lowed allowed to use them.
I enclose you a circular issued
by them that will throw some light
on the subject. D. D. R.
I wish to suggest to my friends
and the public in general to place
their orders for Portraits, and Pho Photographs
tographs Photographs intended for HOLIDAY
GIFTS as early as possible. The
work can be delivered to you
whenever you desire, only, as a1!
careful workmanship demands skill
as welt as time, the sooner you
place vour order with me the bet better.
ter. better. Very respectfully yours,
N. I. Gottlieb.
Studio opposite the Montezuma.'
N. B. "Babies ouick as a
Magnolia Baiber Shop
For I I ;i i i" Otitrtiiiur
ml Slui vinir.
All work dene in Moderd Style and
A. G. BDLL, Proprietor,
West tr i cl o of i?Siiin.r-o.
A. E HOLLAND,
Dealer in all kinds of
Florida and Western
V- 'd. TS.-S -45 "u.:.-A 4 -.
Vegetables and Fish.
Bring in your Produce and try my
and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 City Market.
and you need not deny it. But you will
forget it when you buy Groceries and
General Family Supplies of the
Ocala Commercial & Exchange Company.
They also run a Tailoring- Department
where they do Repairing, Cleaning and
Dyeing, All work done to order and sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction guaranteed.
S. C. Wright,
Exposition St., Mitchell's Block, OcaU, Fla.
Take the STAR if yon
want the latest news.
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Jeweler and Engraver.
At Carlisle's Drug Store
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,
Fla. So. Depot, or
C. F. Faires, City Ticket Agent,
CHEAP RATES VIA F. C. & P.
Battlefield encampment of the
Sons of Veterans at Knoxville,
Tenn. On sale Sept. 13, 14, 15
and 16 Limited to Oct. 10, 1895,
at $ 13.10 for the round trip.
National Encampment of the
Grand Arm Vy of the Republic at
Louisville, Ky. On Sale Sept. 8.
9, 10 and 11. Limited to Oct. 5,
1895, a $17.80 for the round trip.
Dedication of the Chicamauga
and Chattanooga National Park at
Chattanooga, Tenn. On sale Sept.
16, 17, 18 and 19. Limited to Oct.
l3 l9St at $ 1 1.40 for the round
For tickets, routes, and other in in-formatidn,
formatidn, in-formatidn, call on R. G. Blake, city
ticket office, or John Dozier, depot
Fountain and Steam
Buggies & Harness.
Two hipheyt awards at World's
Fair for Wtrwisrtti.Ueaaty and
Iow Irie. Six years apo we
discarded the Dealer and began
polling direct to Consumer at
wholesale prle8. Retmlt: up
ward r 100.000 vtir. noia
and our factory now th largest
on earth.deallncr direct with con consumers.
sumers. consumers. Send for our mammoth
"A" r4.tC7.60. 12 paere 11 lust rat. free eata!gne.
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W. H. Chaille,
Board and Lodging.
Opposite Post Office.
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.
Baptist Witness Building, corner
Fort King and Osceola street.
n. k. wiLLinm,
Done in Latest Style. Call
and give me a trial.
Montezuma block, Ocala, Fla.
Large, cool and comfortable
rooms nicely furnished. Pest of
accommodations for the general
and traveling public. Rates $1.00
per day or 4.00 per week.
North MagnoUa Street.
Mrs. Maud Duran, Proprietress.
Service and Cuisine first class.
Best Private Hotel in the Town.
Special Low Rates by the week.
L. S. BLACK,
Stall No. 11. City Market.
M 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
First National Bank Block,
Fine Livery Turnouts and Saddle
Orders by Telephone or otherwise
will receive prompt attention.
MRS. K. K. C. BATTY, PROPRIETRESS.
OCALA, - FLA.
Rates $2 to $2.50
Open the Year Rounc
SPECIAL RATES BY THE
FREE SAMPLE R03M.
The New Brunswick Restaurant,
Misses Richards & Ka!!eU,
Board $3-5 per Week.
Regular Meals 2s Cents.
Hot lunches, coiYce, etc., at all
hours of the day and night. Ex
rra dishes served at moderate
Near Dukes' Corner BaSSsa.
Red Oak House,
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,
U 0(0 1 a kmn
tti nmw iiMiii.
Bought, Sold and Rented.
T. A. YANCEY,
City Market, Ocala, Fla.
Fish, Game and Poultry.
Northern and 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.
JOHN E. DAVIS,
Groceries and General Eamily Supplies,
Cigars, Tobacco, etc.,
General Country Produce
Fruit bought and sold. Prices the
Two doors west of Mitchell Block,.
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
The Lfovtfest Prices,
a usJ B zn IMS U U v& UlvHn
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
One of the lecturers at the
"Plymouth School of Ethics," the
other day, made the just remark
that for the head of an average
American family to sek 10 save
mony beyond a certain limit which
ordinary prudence will suggest,
may be for him to compel his
household to live upon a distinctly
lower level than tie own which
the best development of their
powers demands. He may save
a few dollars but he does it at the
cost of a narrower 'outlook and
range of interest for his wife and
and children. Take it in the sim simple
ple simple matter ot books and papers.
They cost money, and it is money
that it is easy to save simply by
not spending it. Put what a dif dif-fererce
fererce dif-fererce there is.between the tone
of a iamily which is accustomed
to contact with the best thought j
of the brightest minds, and one
which has no wider range of inter interest
est interest than that afforded by neigh neighborhood
borhood neighborhood gossip or the local news newspaper!
paper! newspaper! The table talk of the for former
mer former will be bright, instructive and
entertaining, covering a wide
range of affairs, while that cf the
latttr will be restricted to a nar narrow
row narrow groove of personalitiet. Par Parents
ents Parents often wonder why their chil children
dren children find the forces which deter determine
mine determine their intellectual and meal
development outside the home.
There is little room for wonder,
if they did little to provide the
food or stimulus for such growth
in their own homes. It will sur surprise
prise surprise anyone, who takes the pains
to look up the ancestry of promi
nent Americans to discover what j
a disproportionate number of them
have come from ministers' fami families.
lies. families. It is the sons of ministers
cf the gospel who are occupying
the chief places in American life
today, from President Cleveland
down. There is a reason for this.
The writer well remembers a vil village
lage village minister, with a salary of six
hundred dollars a year, who sent
two sons to college, and the home
from which they went was well
supplied with the best literature,
while the neighboring farmers,
with two or three times the in income
come income of the minister, thought they
could not afford to take papers or
buy books, and that it was out of
the question to send a boy to col college.
lege. college. Of course the minister did
not save anything, while the far farmer
mer farmer did. We recall the quaint
smile with which the good pastor
used to say that he invested all
his money in his boys. We hap hap-pen
pen hap-pen to know that in that case it
was such a good investment that
those boys have become leaders
in their professions, and have
given the old gentleman with a
lad heart more than all the money
.he could have saved wouM have
-come to at compound interest.
IBut the men who thought they
Avere saving money by putting it
in a bank or buying land, instead
of investing it in their own flesh
and blood, have had little occa occa-sion
sion occa-sion to take pride in the advance advancement
ment advancement of their children. As the
lecturer said, the fathers saved
money at the cost of compelling
their children to put up. with se second
cond second Or third rate :. dvanta&es.
That Boy's Evenings.
How shall the boy spend his
evenings? Not an inconsequential
question. The evening is the bat battle
tle battle hour of the adve say, ard
nimv ne youth fall on his f eld.
The toy: is a restless being. To
d i nothing is a sheer .mpos2:bili .mpos2:bili-ty.
ty. .mpos2:bili-ty. He is not made that way.
Something must attract and en engage
gage engage him. Can he find-it in the
home? Not as a rule. In the
olden time home was a place of
companionships and genial en engagements.
gagements. engagements. But now the father
comes home tired, and glumly
reads the daily paper. The moth mother
er mother is at some church meeting
meeting, club meeting", or busy
with her domestic work. Every
body is occupied. And the boy
has three hours on his hands be before
fore before bedtime. On goes his hat,
and out he steps into the street.
The do jt of the theater is open,
and the crowd pours in. The
music of the dance-hall floats t ut.
The scarlet woman walks the
street. The saloon and biliard
hall are doir g a Lvely business
Other boys not so good as this one
are also on the street. It is the
old btory. The boy is tempted
and falls, and all because he did
not know what to do with himself
when the evening hour had come.
A word to the parents: Pay at
tention to your boy. Make home
the most congenial place on earth.
Stay at home yourself. Bring out
the innocent games. Sine: with
him round the piano. Tell your
latest joke. Study to give the
boy no excuse lor seeking the
A word to the church: Do more
for the boys. Instead of closing
your doors all the week, have them
open for the young men. Form a
company of Epworth Guards or a
civic club. Put a gymnasium in
the basement. Multiply and im improve
prove improve your sociables. Permit in-
nocent games. Urgamze nignt
classes. Open a reading room.
Do something. Do everything to
hold the boys.
A word to the boy himself:
Watch out, my lad. The devil
wants boys. He wants you. He
has determined to have you if by
any means you can be ruined.
Make up your mind to disappoint
him. The devil wrecks idle boys.
Keep busy. Read entertaining
books. Learn to play a musical
instrument. Continue studies
j you dropped when you left school.
Play proper games with your sis-
ter-or some other .boy's sister.
Wen you go but go to safe places.
Some places refine and enlarge
character. Go there. Go to no
place which you could not take
your mother or sister. Plan to
help some boy who is in special
peril. Lift up some poor fellow
who is down Don't be foolish,
my boy. You cannot afford to
sell out the future for a little pres present
ent present gaiety and folly. Determine
j to pss up to manhood unstained.
un, tnat mucn more mignt be
done to help the boys during the
evening hours when so many go
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