Vol. l.-No. 87. OCALA, FLORIDA, SEPT. 17, 1895. Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY IN "THE WEEK 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 Kc hop.
L. Goodloe was in town yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. Nce fresh shrimps today at J.
W. Davis's, city market.
S. L. Dupree, of Benedict, is io
Houses to rent from $$ to $15. j
Inquire of I. Stevens. j
W. C. Stapp, of Oxford, is at te j
Straw Hats we are almost giving
away. Davidson & VanEchop.
A. J. King, of Thomaston, Ga.,
is in the city.
A fine 12x18 job press for sale
cheap at tnis office.
J. W, Cobb, of Marion, was in
Come and get our prices on
James Towle, of Panasofkee,was
in town yesterday.
Wm. Gray's for your fresh oys oysters
ters oysters on ice.
County School Superintendent
Payne is in the city.
Young chickens cheap constant constantly
ly constantly on hand at Wm. Gray's.
II. Waddington, of Ozello, was
in town yesterday.
Fresh oysters on ice will be
found every day now at Wm.
J. Medero, of Havana, arrived
in the city yesterday.
Bring your job work to the Star
office and see now cheap they will
do it for you.
Capt. E. F. Wheeler, of Ozello,
took in yesterday's excursion.
Foutz's Horse and Cattle Pow Powder,
der, Powder, 20 c. at Tydings.
R. C. Long, of Savannah, was
seen on our streets yesterday.
Try our Sarsaparilla for all blood
diseases. Tydings & Co,
E. M. Henderson, of Candler,
called at this office yesterday.
See our line of Men's Shoes be before
fore before buying.
Davidson & VanEchop.
Judge J. A. Ammons, of Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, was in the city yesterday.
Pall styles and samples received.
Call and see them.
Davidson &: VanEchop.
The cool weather will greatly
improve the health of our city.
A full line of Buist's fresh seeds
at Tydings & Co's this week,
G. W, Lightsey, of Blue Springs,
was among the visitors yesterday.
Dan Miller came up from Tam Tampa
pa Tampa on the excursion yesterday.
Fine fresh water fish today on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. 11,
The Tampa colored band played
on our streets today and made very
If you have an old book that you
wish to preserve, toke it to the
Witness job office and have it
Rev. J. C. Porter came up on the
12:30 train from Lady Lake.
Have you seen our new 85 cent
Negligee Shirts? jut a few lett.
Davidson & VanEchop.
R. Fortesene. ot England, regis registered
tered registered at the Ocala House yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. Pants to measure, $4, guaran guarantee
tee guarantee a fit.
Davidson & VanEchop.
H. W, Frazer, of the Meadows,
put up at the Ocala House yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. C. V. McCoy, the Odala House
barber. will give you the smoothest
and easiest shave imaginable. Hair
cuts in the latest style.
J. A. Carroll, of Gainesville,reg Gainesville,reg-istered
istered Gainesville,reg-istered at the Montezuma yesterday-
Do vou forget that you must
die? Then provide for your fam family
ily family by taking out a policy in the
National Protective Legion.
James Harris, of Citra,was shak shaking
ing shaking hands with friends in the city
A few White and Colored Vests.
We are closing out at cost.
Davidson & VanEchop.
Miss Pearl Mann returned today
from Candler, where she has been
on a visit.
Fresh, fat oysters today and
every day now at L. S. Black's,
J. T. Lancaster, who has been
very sick for a week, is a little bet better
ter better today.
Take your prescriptions to Tyd Tyd-and
and Tyd-and get their prices. Only pure
Henry Scheaflin and wife, for formerly
merly formerly of this city, came up from
The National Protective Legion
pays 15 per week to members in
case ot sickness o'r disability.
R. H. Brent, of the Florida
Southern Railway, was on our
j streets yesterday.
E. 13. Richardson's stable will
furnish you a first-class turnout
cheaper than elsewhere. Call and
try his teams.
Alvie VanNess, from Arlington,
is a new pupil at Prof. Hatton's
business college. ;
Ocala Council No. 6, R. & S. M
meets tonight. Members please
attend, I. Schwerin,
C. E. Herrick, manager of the
cedar mills at Crystal River, was
in town yesterday.
Call and examine new samples of
clothing: from Jacob Reid's Son's.
P W. Ditto, Agent, Weihe's jew jewelry
elry jewelry store.
Ruthie, the little daughter of
Mrs. T. J. Barnes, is, we regret to
say, sick with fever.
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 Blk
Mrs. N. J. Jotnnson and Mrs.
H. F. Urie, of Kissimmee, were upj
on yesterday's excursion.
Ex-Policeman Metcalf came up
from Tampa yesterday on the ex excursion
cursion excursion to see old acquaintances.
Mrs. I I. W. Meeker hnd daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, of Homossssa, were shopping
in Ocala yesterday.
Apply to W. C.Archer, mattress
maker and cleaner,when you are in
want of a first class job in his line.
South Lime street, Ocala, Fla.
Use our Eczema and Tetter Cure
for all cutaneous diseases; sure
cure for erysipelas, Tydings &
Bruce Neff, of Homosassa, the
enterprising merchant of that
place, was in town yesterday on
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.
Ocala has quite a railroad boom
at present.- And an electric or
other railroad to the gulf is not at
all an impossibility.
Any one wishing kalsomining
work done will do well to give W.
H. Sullivan a trial. He does only
first class work. South Lime St.,
Charlie Gibson, the merchant
prince of Grahamville, came over
today to take a look at the new
Ransom Everett and H. L.
Lloyd, of Ocala, each received $15
last week through -the National
Protective Legion for one week's
sickness and disability.
Master Eugene Cox, who has
been spending a week or two visit visiting
ing visiting his aunt at Orange Springs, re returned
turned returned yesterday evening.
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.
Mrs. D. A. Miller is quite sick
at her house in the city and little
Albert is having a hard time with
boils on his hand, arm and neck.
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.
E. T. Kellam, of Archer, repre representing
senting representing the Royal Manufacturing
Company of Detroit, Mich., wss
on one of the excursion trains from
Visitors to the Atlanta exposi exposition
tion exposition who want good board at a low
rate should write to Mrs. G V.
Skelton, 257 Fulton street, Atlan Atlanta,
ta, Atlanta, Ga.
Domingo Llanes, with four work workmen
men workmen and an outfit of tools, etc., ar arrived
rived arrived yesterday from Cuba en
route to Ocala, near which place
he proposes to engage in the culti cultivation
vation cultivation of fine cigar tobacco. Tam Tampa
pa Tampa Times.
Wanted. A few private board boarders,
ers, boarders, ladies or gentlemen. Conve
nient to public square. Rates rea
sonable. Mrs. Thos. J. Barnes,
corner Main and North Third
R. E. Yonge, jr., has in stock a
supply of patent gas lighters. You
light the machine, then turn lhe
cock and light the burner at the
same time. Only one rratxh to
the house. Call and see them at
R. E. Yonge & Co's.
AND OPTICAL GOODS.
Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
GUARANTEED FIRST-CLASS WORK.
North Side Square, Ocala, Fla.
R. B. Mitchell & Co
Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c.
Soda Water and Ice Cream.
Physician's Prescriptions CorefuIIy Compounded.
Post Office Drug Store.
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. 1 keep every everything
thing everything in the grocery line. Country Produce,
Chickens and Eggs bought and sold. Bread, s
Pies and Cakes fresh from the bakery.
One Door North froraCity Market, Ocala, Fla.
& The Ocala
opposite Montezuma Hotel.
inest Photos, Portraits and Views
BABIES QUICK AS A WINK!
and is made
Call and see Samples.
High Grade Goods,
Low Grade Prices.
Repairing and Engraving.
All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Btimett'S, Jeweler
Photo Co. &
IS OUR SPECIALTY
only by us.
The Evening Star
PORTER & HARDING, Publishers.
SUBSCRIITION 50 CENTS PER nONTH.
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5 cts. per Copy at News Stands.
After the Eighteenth of
this month the subscript subscript-ion
ion subscript-ion price of the Star will be
op Cents per month and
no subscriptions will be
taken for less than that
The Tampa papers struck a
stump when they attacked Editor
Porter, of the Baptist Witness.
Lake Region Sun.
The Tampa Times has the fol following
lowing following to say regarding Rev. J. C.
Rev. J C. Porter, of the Baptist
Witness, is pouring hot shot into
Senator Call at a rate that proba probably
bly probably makes that gentleman squirm.
Porter is not only a successful
preacher and publisher but he is
also something of a politician. Let
the good work go on.
American farmers have no rea reason
son reason to complain if land values have
mt fully recovered from therecent
nfluences exerted by the general
business depression. In England
the sicuatioh is far more serious,
and at a recent sle property which
included 639 acres of land, farm farmhouse,
house, farmhouse, stabling:, homestead and
seven modern cottages was sold
for only 28,500 Fifteen years
ago this property was worth $100, $100,-000.
000. $100,-000. In this country many farms
are today worth much less than
they were fifteen years ago, but
such depreciation in value as this
is the exception, not the rule.
A MODERN FAMILY.
Or, the New Woman Without
A man with a large family re recently
cently recently iiibved to Tampa from an in interior
terior interior town to find work. The
children were all girls and all of
them pretty well grown.
The father sought diligently for
a job at any kind of labor, but
could find absolutely nothing to
Then in a fit of desperation his
wife sallied forth, and her heart
was rejoiced to find a position.
Then, one atter another, each of
the 'daughters tried for work, and
in every case .were rewarded by
finding good positions.
Now th5 father makes a virtue
of necessity and stays at home and
cooks and does the housework.
He is therefore- the pioneer, in
Florida at least, of the "new
Whoop up our fertilizer factory!
Do not let interest die out.
Keep talking about it and induce
your friends to subscribe.
The investment is too good a
one to allow the bulk of it to be
gobbled up by foreign capital.
We must take most of the $200, $200,-000
000 $200,-000 stock in Marion caunty, and
not depen I on outside capital.
We havo now over6o,ooo raised
and have by no means exhausted
the resources of Marion county.
This is a big undertaking, and
one man cannot do it all.
Let each and every man consti constitute
tute constitute himstlf a committee of one to
help on this good cause.
THAT THIRD RAIL
Will Be All Laid by Saturday
The section gang are busy laying
the third rail on the Plant System
track from the junction of the S. S.
O. & G. to the freight depot on the
The rail is now laid up to Ockla Ockla-waha
waha Ockla-waha avenue, w th the exception
of a short gap at the crossing,
which will be put in as soon as the
Very likely the broad gauge cars
will be running over this track by
the end of the week.
An excursionist yesterday told
11Q that Simrtav aftprnnnn th
Tampa Times office was found to:
be on fire. The blaze was soon
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water. This makes two or three
times this office has been on fire,
It would seem that things are et-
tinjr too hot for the Tamna Times,
THEY LEFT MONEY.
The large crowd of excursionists
yesterday and today left a good
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many uuimia wuu uui iijciluiiu&
This is the way to run an excur
sion into, not out of, Ocala
Watches cleaned for 50 cents.
50 cent crystals, 25 c. 25 cent
crystals 15 c.
Pins and breastpins 10 c, and
all other work done on watches,
jewelry and sewing machines in
Work guaranteed to give satis satisfaction.
faction. satisfaction. Next door to the post of office,
fice, office, in W. W. Condon's music and
A pair of well matched, medium
sized bay mules; fat and first-class
animal;; cheap for cash. Apply at
lresh, fat, fine, today by the
quart, gallon, or in the shell, on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall n, city
Eight-room cottage in the city
of Ocala. Lot contains 2 acres,
with stable, carriage house, ser servants'
vants' servants' 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.
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have no appetite mm
and can't work,
begin at once talc- q
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g Malaria, Nervous ailments g
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lines on me wrapper.
Tiens, Boys and Childrens Clothing:
in the Latest Styles.
A FULL LINE OF GENTS FURNISHINGS
FANCY VESTS IN ALL STYLES.
Largest Assortment of Negligee Shirts.
ft feirliiree Slliris. rO
Let the Flies Worry You to Death
and eat up the food yourfamify should have, when the
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n We manufacture All Kinds of SCROLL WOKK, bKAtKbia, muuu mu u
We manufacture All Kinds of SCROLL WORK, BRACKETS, MOULDING
TURNING, WINDOW and DOOR FRAHES, CABINETS, and all kinds of
Carpenter and Job Work. A full supply of
Rouffh and Dressed Seasoned Lumber Constantly on Hand at
LOW EST e7SH PRICES.
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s. Notions, S
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Buttericks Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study
Ocala : : :
MRS. M. E. HODGE,
TDress Making and General Sewing.
AIi:Cutting. Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest Style, at the Lowest Pricss and
on short notice.
"Rooms LI pstairs, Worth Side Square. Ocala, Fla.
R. D. Fuller,
Office over Merchants' National
Ocklawaha Avenue and Main Street.
Opposite Ocala House,
Meals Served from
7 a. m. to 9 p. m.
Charges Moderate but Strictly Cash, j
Special Orders Extra.
Take your dinner tomorrow at
Misses Riciards & Hallett's. You
will get a good meal for 25 c.
Two ca;es jut received. "All
ft i f frvlc of
Airs. C. A. Brown's.
TTT 1 Are putting up sucn ivice nj
CY LC Window and Door Screens "1
for so Little Honey.
nFPOT. OCALA. FLA.
FINE DRESS GOODS,
to please our customers.
: : Florida.
II AS MOVED HER IMMENSE
Stock of Millinery Goods
to her old stand on Exposition street,
fthere she wlU continue toll .11 tl.e
in her line at prices within the reach of
all. She has everything in the Mili Mili-nery
nery Mili-nery line.
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If you want a good daily paper, J
The Star will suit you. i
J. A. Pittman & Co.,
Undertakers and Embalmors.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron and Wood
en Caskets, Burial Outfits.
Charges lower than ever before in
Ocala. Also dealers in all kinds
of Second-Hand Furniture. 1
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
U Gents Furnishing. 3
S Fancy Vests. K
Edgar P. Allen. Albert Wright.
Allen & Wright,
Attorney at Law.
Room 3, Merchants' Block,
James H. Hill,
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; County Judge's office in Court
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
Office over First National Bank
a. h. r. Fredrick, m. d.
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, Jiy S1C1 jU L & Slll'COn.
Diseases of Women and Children
sluice uppuMtc rinigion noiei.
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E. F. 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,
j OCALA, FLA.
By t'ie Ocala Temperance Reform Club.
Edited by J. A. Munden.
The Club meets every Sunday afternoon at four
o'clock in Temperance Hall. The Public
HOW TAMMNT WAS CONDUCTED.
The Boston Christian Register
gives Mr. Roosevelt's version of
how the Tammany money was
made and how the elections were
In a greater or less degree this
game is played in many cities. Mr.
"Only recently I came across a
curious case, in which this lesson
"A new patrolman from the
bountry was put upon given beat
for the first time. He knew that,
under the law, all saloons had to
dose at i o'clock.
"A big corner saloon kept by a
noted Tammany politician remain remain-open
open remain-open after the hours, as a matter
of course. The smaller saloons in
the neighborhood had closed.
"The policeman put his head in
the door and directed the proprie proprietor
tor proprietor to close.
'The proprietor regarded this as
"It was something so novel in
his experience he could not under understand
stand understand that it had a serious side.
"After making his rounds once
again, the policeman, finding the
place still lighted, walked in and
told them to shut forthwith.
"They regarded it first with
amazement, then with anger, and
finally told him that he had better
mind his own business and leave.
Thereupon he replied that he
would instantly arrest the saloon
keeper and his assistants if they
did not close.
"Accordingly, close they did,
but sent word immediately to the
"At the station the news cre created
ated created more consternation. In fif fifteen
teen fifteen minutes an officer had been
sent around to the too zealous po policeman,
liceman, policeman, who was taken off that
beat and put on another where
there were no saloons. In five
minutes after, the saloon was again
blazing with light and in full blast.
"Three or four complaints were
soon after lodged against the coun countryman
tryman countryman for trivial faults, and in a
very few weeks he had learned the
lesson of being blind unless his su superiors
periors superiors chose to order his eyes
"Another case which came with within
in within my personal knowledge may also
"A certain officer arrested the
lookout man of a sa'oon whose
owner was an influential politician.
The lookout man's friends came to
his assistance, assaulted the officer,
and injured him severely. Instead
of commending him for his actions
the board actually fined him severe severely
ly severely on a trumped-up charge of as assault,
sault, assault, and the saloon was not again
I wish to suggest to my friends
and the public in general to place
their orders tor Portraits and Pho Pho-tograohs
tograohs Pho-tograohs intended for HO LID A V
GIFTS as early as possible. The
work can be delivered to you
whenever you desire, only, as aH
careful workmanship demands skill
as well 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 quick as a
Call ,t tlxo
Magnolia Baiber Shop
IAor I Iji ii Cutting
All work done in Moderd Style and
A. G. BELL, Proprietor,
West Side of Sciuare.
A. E. HOLLAND,
Local Agent of the American
Detective Agency of Indianapolis,
Ind., undertakes the recovery of
lost or stolen property, investiga investigation
tion investigation of crime. Collecting a spe specialty.
cialty. specialty. J. W. Davis,
Dealer in all kinds of
Florida and Western
Vegetables and Fish.
Bring in your Produce and try my
and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 Citv Market.
Times Are Hard
nnd you nesd not deny it. But vou will
forget it when you buy Groceries and
General Family Supplies of the
OCALA INVEETING CO.,
They also run a first-class Department
where they do Repairing, Cleaning and
Dyeing-, All work done to order and sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction guaranteed.
OCALA INVESTING CO.,
T. N. NORWOOD,
Take the STAR if yon
icaut the laiest news.
Jeweler and Engraver.
At Carlisle's Drug Store
Ho for the Beach I
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,
Fountain and Steam
Buggies & Harness.
Two highest awards at World's
Fair for fttreiiKtti,K?nuty nrnl
Iaw I'rioea. Six years ao we
discarded the Dealer and betran
selling direct to Consumers at
wholesale prices. Jltult: up upward
ward upward ef IOO.OOO V"IiiIo Mold!
and our factory now the largest
on earth, dealing direct with con consumers.
sumers. consumers. Send fornurmammotb
"A" rm4a.87.M). 428 pRcro illustrat. fr-e c:tnl" gue.
ALLIANCE CARRIAGE CINCINNATI, O.
"A" Ur 114.
w. H. c h ai l le, I
Board and Lodging.
Opposite Post Office.
We carry a full line of
Choice anil Fancy Groceries
aso 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.
JJ. Edwards & Son,
Baptist Witness Building, corner
Fort King and Osceola street.
n. k. wiLLinns,
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 gi.oo
per day or $4.00 per week.
North Magno'ia 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. ir. City Market.
OS ICE ME
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.
Rates $2 to $2.50
I FRcr SAMPLE RflOU.
The Hen Brunswick Restaurant,'
Misses Richards & Hallett,
Board $3.50 per Week.
Regular Meals 25 Cents.
Hot lunches, coffee, etc., at all
hours of the day and night. Ex Extra
tra Extra dishes served at moderate
Near Dukes' Corner bStoSml
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,
Bought, Sold and Rented.
T. A. YANCEY,
CityMarket, 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 Eainilj 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 Lfovvest Prices.
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,
H air Cutting a d Shampooing in
the latest styl Only first class
men employed. Give rne a call
The gold reserve has again fallen
below the hundred million mark,
and another bond issue is talked
of. The government may have to
apply for a receiver. Mr. J. Pier Pier-pont
pont Pier-pont Morgan would probably get
How many residents of the Brick
City are aware that a brick is a
It is said that the coming consti constitutional
tutional constitutional convention of South Car Carolina
olina Carolina will disfranchise the negro.
If the white people of that state
are not careful, their efforts to
suppress black men's votes will
suppress their own.
The workingman's three worst
-enemies are, first, the rumselier;
second, the seditious demagogue;
third, the oppressive and dishonest
The labor problem is a great
one, and yet how easily observation
ot tne iolden Rule would solve it.
Some workingmen would strike
if working for the most .generous
and just of employers; and some
employers would drive Job into
V Ballots not bullets shou'd decide
public questions, and yet every
American should have arms and
know how to use them.
When Columbus discovered
-America, the Bahamas were inhab inhabited
ited inhabited by a race of simple, virtuous
and kind-hearted people. Fifty
years later, they had been utterly
exterminated by Spanish cruelty
The Anglo-Saxon found North
America a howling wilderness; he
has made it the seat of the world's
i. t' 4. : t: cv i i
greatest civiiizaucn. i nc opaniaru
found in Mexico and Peru a civil civilization
ization civilization superior in refinement and
industry to his own; after 300yeais
he was driven out; leaving nothing
but shattered fortresses, tombs
and idol-sheltering shrines to tell
he had been there.
The Rio Grande marks the line
between what the Anglo-Saxon
lias made and the Spaniard has
left. It you find enterprise or im improvement
provement improvement "south of that line, you
are almost sure to find a Yankee
or Briton connected with it.
Brazil is not so bad, but that is
because the Portuguese is more
enterprising and less, bigoted than
bis Spanish cousin.
Spain, so the dispatches say, has
paid the Mora claim. Our state
department is silent, but, not "for
200 years, has the hidalgo paid a
debt unless he had to, or hoped
thereby to get another loan.
And yet those who think the
Spanish people all bad, and the
Snanish armv composed of cow-
ards, are greatly mistaken. The
Spanish people are naturally as
honest, kind and intelligent as any
in the world. But their merits are
obscured by a bigoted priesthood
and a moth-eaten aristocracy, who
da not want the people to be pros prosperous
perous prosperous or progressive.
The Spanish soldier has demon demonstrated
strated demonstrated that he is brave. From
1481, when he stormed Alhama,
-until 1588, when the Armada was
shattered, nothing on sea or land
successfully withstood the power
of Spain. The Moor, the Italian,
the Frenchman, the Turk, the
German, the Aztec, the Peruvian,
and smaller nations and tribes too
many to mention, went down be before
fore before Spain's 1 steady infantry and
dashing cavaliers. Even sea-girt
Hiritain trembled. For 300 years
Spanish armies have been miser miserably
ably miserably officered and equipped. Even
under these circurr? stances, the
Spanish soldier has shown that he
is brave and hardy, and if given
a chance would prove a worthy
descendant of Alva or Don John.
But Spain, as a nation, has com committed
mitted committed every crime and deserves
Ir the international yacht races
at New York last week, the Eng-
lish vessel lost the first race, won f
the second by accident and refused
to sail the third. It is strange (
that two gre2t nations can take I
such interest in so trivial a thing.
It is disheartening that rich men
can spend so much money on" such
matters while there is so much
misery and igrorance in the
The Turks 0 on butchering the
Armenians, while mutual jealousy
keeps the powers of Europe from
interfering. Soon there will be
no Armenians left, and then the
Turks will feel like they can afford
to behave themselves.
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.
VV. O. Massey.
S. W. Sparkman.
I keep constantly en hand
all kinds of provisions, includ including
ing including Fish,
Fruits and Vegetables,
and all kinds of Fiesh Green
groceries. 1 also icceive
Chickens, Eggs and Ice.
A large supply constantly on
Exposition Street, west from
First National Bank.
On account of National Meeting
cf Kentucky Horse Breeders' As Association
sociation Association at Lexington, Ky.; will
sell round trip tickets to Lexing Lexington
ton Lexington on Oct. 7 and 8 for 24.40, good
until Oct. 21, 1895.
On account of the Grand Army
of the Republic at Louisvilie, Ky.,
will sell round trip tickets to Lou Louisville
isville Louisville on Sept. 8, 9, 10 and n for
only 17.80, good until Oct. 5,
On account of dedication of the
Chicamauga and Chattanooga Na National
tional National Pard, will sell round trip
tickets to Chattanooga ou Sept. 16
to 19 inclusive for only $11.40,
good until Oct. 13, 1895.
LAND OF HOME SEEKERS EXCUR EXCURSIONS
SIONS EXCURSIONS TO FLORIDA.
On September 4th and October
2nd tickets will be sold by the
Plant System to all points in
Florida, limited 20 days, from the
principal Ohio and Mississippi
gateways and from points beyond,
at one fare for the round trip.
ONE WAY SETTLERS' RATES.
On September 4th and October
2nd, and on the first Tuesday of
each month thereafter, until
further advised, one way tickets
will be sold via the Plant System
from principal Ohio and Missis Mississippi
sippi Mississippi River gateways and from
points beyond to principal points
in Florida at a rate of one and one one-half
half one-half cent per mile, counting short
Account Cotton States and In
ternational Exposition the Plant I
System will sell tickets September
5th and I2;h, and every day from
September 15th to December 15th,
limited to January 7th, at $18.55
from Ocala. Also September 16th
until December i6th, limited
twenty days, at $13 60. Tickets
sold every Tuesday and Thursday
after September 16th to December
24th at $9.90, limited ten days.
September 15th to 16th, the
Plant System will sell tickets to
Knoxville and return account bat battlefield
tlefield battlefield encampment of the oons
of Veterans, limited to return Oc October
tober October 10th at $13.10 from Ocala.
For further information apply to
C. F. Faires, city ticket agent,
Ocala House, F. C. Alworth, depot
ticket agent, Ocala.
US A T
X I J
W. S. GASKIN,
Tlie: : Green : GkrocexY
Keeps constantly on hand at full line of Choice and Fancy Groceries
at prices not excelled by any house in the city.
Poultry and Eggs, Fruits and Vegetables, a Specialty..
Come and give me a trial. I keep everything in the eating line.
Remember the place.
West Side Dunn's Park.
For tickets to all points, summer
rates and the quickest time, call on
or address F. J. Huber, ticket agt,
Florida Southern depot; C. F.
IVes city ticket agen Ocala
lluuae; H. G. Haycratt, traveling
passenger agent, Ocala; F. M.
Jolly, division passenger agent,
Tampa; B. W. Wrenn, general pas passenger
senger passenger agent, Savannah, Ga.; H.
C. McFadden, assistant general
passenger agent, Savannah, Ga.
Bring us your Job Work
if you want it done neat and
at Reasonable prices.
W. 5. GASKIN,
OCALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP,.
C. V. M c O O V
The oldest and best established
Barber in the city. Only expert
Dress Making and
Cutting and Fitting a Specialy
Prices to suit the times.
Call and give U3 a trial.
Butler Block, first door west,
of Fuller and Clark's.