Vol. 1. No. 112.
OCALA, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 12, 1895.
Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DA V IN "THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN. j
Some Tilings You Know and Some
Things You Don't Know.
For Sale. A 5x8 view camera.
Inquire at this office.
S. O. Chace of Sanford is in the
Wm. Gray's for your fresh oys oysters
ters oysters on ice.
T. A. Walker of Tampa is in
Are you wanting to sell goods ?
Advertise in the Star.
M. A. Riche of Savannah is at
the Ocala House.
A full line of Buist's fresh seeds J
at Tydings & Co's this week.
A. C. Jackson of South Carolina
is in the city today.
Foutz's Horse and Cattle Pow Powder,
der, Powder, 20 c. at Tydings.
A. B. Simpkins of Savannah was
in the city yesterday.
Young chickens cheap constant constantly
ly constantly on hand at Wm. Gray's.
W. L. Powell of Pearly, Ga., is
the Montezuma today.
Try our Sarsapariila for all blood
diseases. T dings & Co,
Cha's. Monks of oavannah was
in the city yesterday.
Fine fresh vater fish today on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. n,
J. B. Albert of the Meadows was
in the city yesterday.
Portraits in Crayon, Pastel and
Water Colors by Gottlieb always
please. A trial solicited.
W. S. Walker of Tampa was on
our streets yesterday.
Isaac Stevens has
rent trom 5 to 615 per month
II. L. Wasserman of Baltimore
is at the Ocala House.
Esta oficina hace toda clase de
trabajo de imprenta en ingles y
J. K. Christian of Mcintosh was
on our streets yesterday.
For Sale. Five shares in Ocala
Building and Loan, series D. Ad Address
dress Address Box 2oi, Ocala;
D. L. Sternberger of Savannah
was in the city yesterday.
Fresh oysters on ice will be
found every day now at Wm.
Maurice Strauss of Dunnellon
was in the city yesterday.
W. C. Archer, mattress maker'
and cleaner, will return Friday and
resume his old business.
G. B. Sparkman of Tampa was
in the brick city yesterday.
Take your, prescriptions to
Tydings & Co. and get their
rjnees. Onlv Dure drujrs used.
w. i. carter or lampa was at
the Ocala House yesterday.
Gottlieb makes Flash Light
Photos of Theater Parties, Balls.
Banquets, etc., at short notice, and
guarantees perfect satisfaction.
Mrs. O. L. Burdick has returned
from a summer visit to Boston.
Col. T. P. Lloyd, a prominent ;
attorney from Inverness, is in the
Otto King of Indianapolis is at
the Ocala House.
A fine lot of Apples, Pears, Ba Bananas
nanas Bananas and Sugar Cane today at
The mayor's court was empty
again this morning.
Collector King received a ship shipment
ment shipment of 1800 pounds of tobacco.
For Sale. A nice young milch
cow, half Jersey, with calf two and
one half months old, cheap for
cash. Apply at this office.
Our Ocala hose companies get
it where the chicken got the ax.
The National Protective Legion
I is incorporated under the super-
v,sln ln, m aepan-
Ed Holder of Anita was in the
city yesterday, a guest of the
The National Protective Legion
of Waverly, N. Y., on Sept. 26
paid to John Yatch 315 tor one
week's sick benefit.
A. Ullman of Cincinnati was
among the strangers in the city
On and after October 1 the of office
fice office hours of the International
Ocean Telegraph Co. will be from
7 a.m. to 8 p.m. instead of 8 a.m.
to 8:30 p.m. J. H. btrunk, mgr.
Rev. J. E. Oates, the pastor,
will preach morning and evening
at the Baptist church tomorrow.
If you have an old book that you
wish to preserve, t?ke it to the
Witness job office and have it
There are a great many people
in town today. Business is brisk.
We notice a
on the streets.
great deal of cotton
Artist Gottlieb guarantees every
Portrait he makes to give entire
satisfaction. Studio opposite Mon Montezuma.
tezuma. Montezuma. Mrs. Henry Trantham of Citra,
who has been visiting Mrs. D. A.
i Miller for some time, returned to
i her home today.
E. B. Richardson's stable will
furnish you a .first-class turnout
cheaper than elsewhere. Call and
try his teams.
M. M. Little and wife returned
last night with Mrs. Burdick.
They have been on a visit to Chat Chattanooga
tanooga Chattanooga and Atlanta.
A nice cottage to rent. Newly
papered and painted. Close in, and
good environments. Apply to Dr,
R. D. F uller, office over Merchants
I National Bank.
Cant. Richardson has filled in
the front of his stable with lime
rock, which greatly improves the
looks of the barn.
For Rent. A ten-room house.
Hot and cold bath, two blocks
from square. Apply to H. G. Hay
j craft.at city ticket office of Plant
Pierre d'A. Pratt, an old Florida
newspaper man, but lately of
Brunswick, Ga., was in the city to today
day today on his way to Tampa.
Fred K. Powers has moved his
groceries into his store just vacat vacated
ed vacated by Fuller & Clark. He has a
complete line of family groceries
and will not be undersold. Call
and see his gODc s.
A, J. McCord of Louisville is c n
our streets today.
G. R. Wilson of Philadelphia is
at the Ocala House.
M. Houghton came over to
spend Sunday with his family.
C. M. Ackeiman of the Florida
National Building and Loan Asso Association
ciation Association is at the Montezuma.
J. J. Fuller, the enterprising
ticket broker of of Jacksonville, is
in the city on a visit to his broth brother,
er, brother, Dr. R. D. Fuller.
Geo. Close came up today from
Montverd, where he has been put putting
ting putting in a vegetable crop on the
Pearson'and Close property.
The Rifles will move their head headquarters
quarters headquarters to the new armory next
week, as it is now completed. It
will be no small job to move their
furniture, arms and equipments.
Wanted. A few private board boarders,
ers, boarders, ladies or gentlemen. Conve Convenient
nient Convenient to public square. Rates rea reasonable.
sonable. reasonable. Mrs. Thos. J. Barnes,
corner Main and North Third
Prof. Turnley of the grammar
department of the public school
received a telegram yesterday that
his mother in Virginia had died.
He left on the 1 1 o'clock train to
attend the funeral.
Everybody is talking of the
grand success of the Debating So Society
ciety Society entertainmentlast last mght.
All the members filled their places
to perfection. Many compliments
are passed on the beautiful man manner
ner manner in which little Vivian Dame
rendered her piece.
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.
Passengers on the F. C. & P.
northbound train today report
the burning of the large turpen turpentine
tine turpentine still and farm near Wildwood
in 'Sumter county. The fire was
gaining headway when the train
passed. Further particulars could
not be learned.
Fuller & Clark, in their new
quarters in the McCarthy .stand,
will carry a larger line of choice
fresh groceries. Come and see our
new stock. We are determined to
get the retail trade.
At the First Methodist church
services tomorrow as follows: Sun
day school at 9:30 a.m. Preaching
by Rev, E. J. Holmes, presiding
elder of the Gainesville district, at
nam. and 7:50 p.m. Epworth
League prayer meeting at 6:30
p.m. Regular prayer meeting it
7:30 o'clock Wednesday evening,
A most cordial invitation is ex extended
tended extended to all. Alf seats are free.
J. L. Smoak's shop is the best
place in town to get your wag wagons
ons wagons and carriages repaired and
painted. He has one of the best
painters in the state and guarantees
satisfaction in all work. It will be
to your advantage to call and exam
ine his painting before having your
buggy painted. His prices are
suited to the hard times.
A pair of well matched, medium
l7Prl Kav mnlc fat anrl fii-ct-.Macc
animals; cheap for cash. Apply at
AND OPTICAL GOODS.
Cleaning, Repairing aniT Engraving.
JL Fred Q
Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c,
Soda Water and Ice Cream.
Physician's Prescriptions CorefuIIy Compounded.
W. A. REDDING, flanager.
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 everything
thing everything in the grocery line. Country Produce,
. Chickens and Eggs bought and sold. Bread,
Pies and Cakes fresh from the bakery.
GrIVJO .V OA Iviv Al COXYI.NCGD.
One Door North from City Market, Ocala, Fla.
Low Grade Prices.
Repairing and Engraving.
All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Rul'IlClt'S, Jeweler
Merchants' Block, Ocala," Fla.
Wr S. GASKN,
The : Gzreem : G-nroce
Keeps constantly on hand a full line of Choice ar;d 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.
Brin us your Job Work
if you want it done neat and
at Reasonable prices.
Guaranteed First-Class Work.
North Side Square, Ocala, Fla.
w. s. GAS KIN,
OCALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP,
C. V. M c G O V
The oldest and best established
Barber in the city. Only expert
The Evening Star
PORTER & HARDING, Publishers.
SUBSCRIPTION 50 CENTS PER HONTH.
$5.00 per Year.
5 cts. per Copy at News Stands.
FLORIDA FIREMEN FAIL
TO GET THE DIAMOND BELT AT
Four Teams From Florida, but Neith Neith-of
of Neith-of Them Amywhere Near
BUCKEYE TEAM TOOK IT.
Atlanta, Oct. 11. Independ Independence
ence Independence Hose Company of Martin's
Ferry, O., won the $1000 diamond diamond-studded
studded diamond-studded belt in the national con contest
test contest here today.
There were ten starters repre representing
senting representing six states.
The course was ort the plaza of
the Cotton States exposition
grounds. The starting point was
at the foot of the terrace in front
of the government building, and
reached straight away toward the
iake. An electric arrangement
registered the start and finish.
The distance was two hundred
yards from the starting point to
the water plug, where one man
jerked off the hose and attached it
to the plug, while the rest of the
team, continued with the reel for
one hundred feet.
The Ohioans were the first off,
and they made a fast clean run,
covering the distance in 45 sec seconds.
onds. seconds. No. 2 company of Fernandina
started second The hose man fell
down at the plug and this threw
the team out, 58 seconds.
The other teams finished as fol follows:
lows: follows: Greensboro, N. C, 51 34;
Eastward I lose Company, Butler,
Pa., 46; Tiger, Fernandina, 62 3 4;
Rome, Ga., 60; Clark Company,
GrinnelJ, la., 46; Newburne, N. C,
51 1-2; Ocala No. 4, 51; Marion,
Ocala, 55 1-2.
The Pennsylvania champions did
not mke perfect connections, and
neither did the Iowa team, which
tie for the $350 second prize.
Proceedings of Yesterday Given
From this on, while the court
is sitting, we will give a brief syn synopsis
opsis synopsis of the court from day to day,
which will doubtless be of interest
to our readers.
There was not a great deal done
The case of Otto Grothe vs. Carl
Thiilheim was called. Counsel
asked for new trial, which the
court took under consideration.
Acme Brewing Company vs.
Maurice Strauss, Max Ring, claim
ant. Case came on for hearing,
but was not disposed of.
Buffum Loan & Trust Company
vs. F. J. Koonce, Etta G. Koonce,
claimant. Decision of a jury of six
was granted in favor of claimant.
First National Bank of Ocala vs.
Floral City Phosphate Company
with H. L. Brooks and S. D. Moon
as principal and surety on the
bond of $5204. Decision in favor
G. H. Ingram, jr., plaintiff, vs.
Yv. J. McGrath, defendant.
Samuel Belsinger & Co., claim
ant, after some argument by coun counsel
sel counsel case was continued till today.
jj Gents Furnishing, j
About noon today Will Hocker,
councilman, and N. B. K. Pettingill
of Tampa had a lively fist and
skull fight in front of the Mer Merchants'
chants' Merchants' National Bank. Hocker
struck Pettingill in the face,
knocking him down. Pettingill
rose, and after getting his bearings
struck Hocker, who returned blow
for blow. They then clinched, bnt
were separated by Lawyer Al
Wright. Neither of the combat-
ants was much hurt. We did not
learn what the fight was caused by.
Some legal matter is supposed
to be at the bottom of the trouble,
as both parties are lawyers.
SILVER SPRINGS ROAD.
Work goes merrily forward on
the Silver Springs road. The
right of way is cut to within two
miles of the city, and the grading
is only three quarters of a mile be behind.
hind. behind. The right of way will be
finishen in two weeks, as more
men will be put on the work soon.
Thirty are now on the gang. Work
of laying the rails will begin as
soon as the grading is finished, if
The National Protective Legion
pays $15 per week to members in
case of sickness or disability.
For Rent. Two large, nicely
furnished rooms on Fort King ave avenue,
nue, avenue, first door east from Dr. Fred
erick's. Apply at this office.
Use our Eczema and Tetter Cure
for all cutaneous diseases; sure
cure for erysipelas, Tydings &
Call and examine new samples of
clothing from Jacob Reid s Son s.
F. W. Ditto, Agent, Weihe's jew
Gottlieb, of the Ocala Photo
Company, opposite the Monte
zuma, makes FLASH LIGHT
Photos as good as DAYLIGHT
pictures. Try him.
You cn 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,,
C. V. McCoy, the Ocala House
barber, will give you the smoothest
and easiest shave imaginable. Hair
cuts in the latest style.
Pears, the last of the season.
Now is the time to fill your empty
fruit jars. They are fine and 30c
per peck at Wm. Gray's.
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.
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have no appetite q
and can't work, n
begin at once tak- q
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Brown's Iron Bit- r
ters. Benefit comes
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O Neuralgia, Troubles, o
B Constipation, Impure Blood,
g Malaria, Nervous ailments g
o Women's complaints. g
Get only the genuine it has crossed red JjJ
W lines on the wrapper. r
g BROWN CHEMICAL CO. BALTIMORE, MO. g
flens, Boys and Childrens Clothing
in the Latest Styles.
A FULL LINE OF GENTS FURNISHINGS
FANCY VESTS IN ALL STYLES.
Largest Assortment of Negligee Shirts.
H. B. MAST
Negliaree Shirts. 13
O O in
The firm of R B. Mitchell &
Co. is hereby dissolved and the
business will be conducted in the
name of the Post Office Drug Store,
R. B. Mitchell being no longer
connected with the business.
All of the obligations of the late
firm will be paid.
Post Office Drug Store.
W. A. Redding. Manasrer.
Sept. 27, 1895. Ocala, Fla.
Let the Flies Worry You to Death
and eat up the food your famify should ha
Yankee Novelty Works
and eat up the food your famify should have, when the
Are putting up such Nice m
WindAw and Dnnr Screens
for so Little Honey.
We manufacture All Kind of SCROLL WORK, BRACKETS, MOULDING
TURNING, WINDOW and DOOR FRAIIES, CABINETS, and all kinds of
Carpenter and Job Work. A full supply o!
Rough and Dressed Seasoned Lumber Constantly on Hand at
LOWEST CASH PHICES.
NORTH OF F. C. & P. DEPOT. OCALA, FLA.
GEO. A. NASH,
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Etc.
FINE DRESS GOODS,
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Butterickzs Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study to please our customers.
Ocala, : : : : : Florida.
MRS. M. E. HODGE,
TDress Making and General Sewing.
jtAllCutting, Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest Style, at the Lowest Prices and
on short notice.
"Rooms LI pstairs, Worth Side Square. Ocala, Fla.
$2.00 to $2.50
Open the Year Round.
Special Rates by the Week
Free Sample Rooms.
270 soary rAixm st-r eet,
Large Shady Grounds.
Convenient to Street Cars.
Rates from $7 to $10
deduction made to Families.
Mrs. T. H. Gary.
By the Ocala Temperance Reform Club.
Edited by J. A. Munden.
The Club meets every Sunday afternoon at 3:30
o'clock in Temperance Hall. The i'ublic
ITS FINISHED PRODUCT.
Shoemakers, blacksmiths, tailors,
carpenters, farmers, etc., are proud
of the products of their skill and
The gin-mill is the only manufac manufacturing
turing manufacturing establishment on the top
side of the earth that doesn't point
with pleasure and pride to its fin finished
ished finished product.
The saloon is proud of the young
man when he first comes under its
blighting influence, but the per-
VHCTED PRODUCT THE FINISHED
drunkard is an object of loath
ing and contempt in the eyes of
those who wrecked the man's
hopes, character, fortune and life.
Having robbed him of his money
-and his manhood, the saloonist
kicks the miserable creature ot his
infernal business from his door.
THE GOVERNMENT S RELATION.
What a weak, cowardly, criminal
relation is this governmental con confederacy
federacy confederacy with rum!
Would be build forts and sell to
JEngland the right to destroy them
to give her guns practice?
Would we plant forests and sell
to pirates and marauders the right
to despoil the trees if they paid us
onlv for the bark?
Why build homes those most
sacred ot altars and exchange
them for the wherewithal to build
-almshouses and jails? Rim's
SENIOR L. T. L. OFFICERS.
The Senior Loyal Temperance
Legion met last evening in Tem Temperance
perance Temperance hall and elected the fol following
lowing following officers:
President Henry C. Stevens.
Vice-president Miss Grace
Ssecretary Hamlet Barry.
Treasurer Justin F. Ogle.
We wish the Legion unbounded
success as it enters upon a new
year of temperance endeavor.
Be sure to come out and hear
Mrs. E. H. Swain of Anthony ad address
dress address the Ocala Temperance Re Reform
form Reform Club at Temperance Hall to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow afternoon, 3:30 o'clock.
You can't afford to miss such a
treat. Come on time.
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.
Fresh, fat, fine, today by the
quart, gallon, or in the shell, on
ce at L. S. Black's, stall 11, city
Fresh, fat oysters today and
every day now at L. S. Black's,
R. E. Yonge, jr., has in stock a
supply of patent gas lighters. You
light the machine, then turn the
cock and light the burner at the
same time. Only one match to
the house. Call and see them at
R. i:. Yonge & Co's.
Allen & Wright,
Attorneys at Law,
Room 3, Merchants' Block,
James H. Hill,
Attorney at Law.
County Judge's office in Court
T. P. Lloyd,
Attorney at Law,
Will Practicc 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.
Physician & Surgeon.
Diseases of Women and Children
Office opposite Arlington Hotel.
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,
Times Are Hard
and you need not deny it. But you will'
forget it whew you buy Groceries and
General Family Supplies of the
OCALA INVESTING CO.,
They also run a first-class Department
where they do Repairing, .Cleanin"- and
Dyeing, All work done to order and sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction guaranteed.
OCALA INVESTING CO.,
T. N. NORWOOD,
Kiss i?i a o mt
and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 City Market.
Edgar P. Allen.
J. A. Pittman & Co.,
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron and Wood
en Caskets, Burial Outfits.
Charges lower than ever, before in
Ocala. Also dealers .in all kinds
nf Sp rnnrl-H nnri 1- urniture. 4
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
Ho far the Beach L
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,
Call at tlie
Magnolia Barber Shop
For Hair Outtin
All work done in Moderd Style and
A. G. BELL, Proprietor,
"Wet; Jr5ide of Scitiare.
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
"Lookey Hero Man!"
Talce the ST A It if you
iccuit the latest news.
Take your dinner tomorrow at
Misses Richards & Hallett's. You
will get a good meal for 25 c.
If you want a good daily paper,
The Star will suit you.
Subscribe for the Star.
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.
JJ. Edwards & Son
Baptist Witness Building, corner
Fort King and Osceola street.
n. k. wiLunm,
Done in Latest Style. Call
and give me a trial.
Montezuma block, Ocala, Fla.
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.
Corner of North Second Street
and Orange avenee.
L. 5. BLACK,
Stall No. 11. City Market.
ON ICE DMI.
Fresh water varieties Bream and
Salt water varieties constantly on
Eggs and Poultry,
Bought and Sold.
Prices cheaper than any in the
n hmn nn
Jeweler and Engraver.
At Carlisle's Drug Store
First National Bank Block,
Fine Livery Turnouts and Saddle
Orders by Telephone or otherwise
will receive prompt attention.
Ma IrO KSC
a imj a
HAS MOVED HER IMMENSE
Stock of Millinery Goods
to her old stand on Exposition street,
where she will continue to eell all the
in her line at prices within the reach of
all. She has ererything in the Mili Mili-nery
nery Mili-nery line.
'Call and See Her Stock
Dress Making and
Cutting and Fitting a Specialy.
Prices to suit the times.
Call and give us a trial.
Butler Block, first door west
of Fuller and Clark's.
The Jew Brunswick Restaurant,
Misses Richards & Hallett,
Board $3.50 per Week.
Regular Meal 25 Cents.
vHot lunches, coffee, etc., at all
hours of the day and night. Ex
tra dishes served at moderate
near Dukes' Corner Badl
Red Oak House,
Board and Lodging.
Nice, large, airy rooms, best ot.
table accommodations, pleasant lo location,
cation, location, one block south from K. CL
& P. depot, on Magnolia street.
Rates from 75c. to $1.50 per day
Special rates by the week.
D. S. LITTLE, Prop.,
OCALA, -? FLA
Ocklawaha Avenue and Main Street.
Opposite Ocala House,
OCAIyA, - TXOIIJLOA-
Meals Served from
7 a. m. to 9 p. m.
Charges Moderate but Strictly Cash
Special Orders Extra.
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.
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 CivflL
and Criminal Cases under my
The jov?est 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,
Hair Cutting a: d Shampooing in
the latest styl Only first class,
men employed. Give me a call;
Sfobanson Bros., proprietors.
Work for Transient Customers Finished Same
Special Prices to Families.
All goods Svill be sold for charges if
allowed to remain in the office over
Corner flain & South Third Streets.
P. O. BOX
Last night the Literary and De Debating
bating Debating Society held its last meet meeting
ing meeting for the season, and the follow following
ing following program was given:
Reading Miss Kate Livingston
Jtecitation Thomas Jordan
Song Wm. Dale
Kecitation Vivian Dame
Cornet Solo Albert E Gerig
JCssay S. P. Pittman
Messrs. Pike and Miller
Recitation. .Miss Louise Anthony
Misses Johanet and McCormick
Toem J. Hoae, jr.
.Song J. J. Geng
IPiano Solo Mr. Markes
The program was one of the
most interesting ever rendered by
-that popular society. The hall be began
gan began to fill at an early hour and by
the time the exercises began the
large Hall was crowded till there
was hardly seating room. The pro program
gram program was rendered to perfection
and the intelligent audience was
The music was most excellent,
and the recitations and speeches
were very good.
We are very sorry that this will
Ze the last of these highly edify edifying
ing edifying entertainments for several
months, The members of the so so-society
society so-society deserve great credit for
Jtheir excellent training and perse perse-verence
verence perse-verence they have shown in this
been a great revulsion of feeling
against the corrupt politician.
This is shown in our own state,
where the best people are clamor clamoring
ing clamoring for a man who will better re represent
present represent them in the senate than
Mr. Wilkinson Call. He has, we
believe, served his last term in
the United States Senate, and all
on account of his own misdeeds.
In New York and other states
there has been the uprising of the
same sort of better sentiment
which should do more to deter determine
mine determine who shall be the occupants
of our high offices than has been
the case since the wer. The same
feeling attaches to the would-be
occupants of the presidential chair.
So far, we have no candidate of
our own. But in order to secure
our support, he, first of all, must
be more decidedly free from
hatred, debauchery and low politi political
cal political trickery than are most of those
now occupying a high seat in the
estimation .of their political
J res id cutial los t ibilitie s
There is much speculation
among politicians as to who will
Hie nominated for the presidency.
.Among the democrats such names
as Mr. Whitney, Mr. Gray and
Mr. Carlisle are among the possi possibilities.
bilities. possibilities. The prohibitionists will
probably place a good man in the
field. There is no guessing at
what the populists may do. They
are strong in some sections.
The eyes of the republicans are
turned toward Mr. Harrison, Mr.
IReed, Mr. Morton and Mr. Mc Mc-Hvinley.
Hvinley. Mc-Hvinley. No doubt a hot fight
"will be made between the sup supporters
porters supporters of the last named gentle gentle-onen,
onen, gentle-onen, as it is thought, by members
of their party, that the nomina nomination
tion nomination is equivalent to an election.
Jslr. Harrison's enemies are using,
.for all that it is worth, the fact
-that he is an anti-whisky man.
The liquor dealers of Indiana ten tendered
dered tendered him a retainer of ten thou thousand
sand thousand dollars to test the constitu constitutionality
tionality constitutionality ot the Nicholson Law, a
xaore restrictive law than any
-which that state ever had on the
-subject. Mr. Harrison declined
to serve the liquor dealers because
lie did not wish to be on their side
of the question. As we regard it,
this action of his should give his
candidacy more weight with the
better element in his party.
It is well known that there has
When the Baitjst Witness was
being discussed at the Wekiva As Association,
sociation, Association, Prof. W. B. Hinton, of
Kissimmee, said that he wanted to
especially commend the Witness
for its courageous denunciations
of wickedness in high places, and
that every lover of religion and
good government should rally to
its support. He further said that
the time had come for the religious
press to expose political corruption
f and educate the people along the
lines of higher citizenship. We
appreciate these expressions of
commendation. Prcf. Hinton is one
of our most intelligent laymen. He
is a man of extensive culture and
deep piety and is at present occu occupying
pying occupying the important position of
superintendent of public instruc instruction
tion instruction in Osceola county.
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.
SOUTHERN FEMALE COLLEGE,
Over fifty yara nitider the control of one
family. And in their fnll poeRsion forty-five
years, haft been removed from Iairane,Ga
and opens its &:Jrd session in Manchester
Coll'K Park), Atlanta. Septemuer 11, lsD.V
The new brick bnildinff. with eleetric liffhu,
water work, steam-heating, accommodates
S00 boarders. Campux of 2-" acres. Library,
museum, laboratory, telescope. Thirtr in
faculty. lrs. Sallie Cox Stanton and Miss
Alice Cox. Directors of Music. Pupils attend
Exposition; Alumnae Dnr. Nov. 7. European
arty nut summer. ADDRESS C. C. COX,
PRES., OR W. S. COX, BUS. MANAGER,
To save money is an excellent idea. You couldn't hit on a bet better
ter better plan than examining our immense stock of Furniture and
House Furnishing Goods. They are wonders in themselves themselves-People
People themselves-People cannot understand how we can sell them so cheap. The
secret is out: Our immense stock must he reduced. It will he
to your advantage to give us a call while we are reducing our
STOCK. P F Tl TL
a i ft vi m
Sparkle and vim.
Full of frood health.
jjltjp Full of everything good,
We are doing work to suit the
hard times. Cheapest place in
Cleaning and Repairing
clothes. Office in old express of office.
fice. office. Newt York Steam Dye
Kverv bottle of
W this great effervescent
k Trim ''A r"o i r-i KiTTni-ri rrn e
sparkling, bubbling fountain n
of health a source of plea pleasure,
sure, pleasure, the means of making
you feel better and do better.
You make it yourself right
at home. Get the genuine.
5 jrallons cost but 23 cents.
THE CIIAS. L. HIKES CO., TMinrfrlplila.
I keep constantly on hand
all kinds of provisions, includ including
ing including Fish,
Fruits and Vegetables,
and all kinds of Fresh Green
Groceries. L also receive
Chickens, Eggs and Ice.
A. large supply constantly on
Exposition Street, west from
First National Bank.
William James, the Upstairs
Barber in the Gary Block,
Has taken a Fall
Hair Cut, 1 5 c.
Shampoo, 15 c.
Shave, 10 c.
All work done in first-class style.
Come and give me a trial.
The Upstairs Barber,
GARY BLOCK, OCALA
Account Cotton States and In International
ternational International Exposition the Plant
System will sell tickets September
5th and 1 2th, and every day from
September 15th to December 15th,
limited to January 7th, at $18.55.
from Ocala. Also September iCth
until December u6th, limited
twenty days, at $13.60. Tickets
sold every Tuesday and Thursday
after September 16th to December
24th at S9.90, limited ten days.
For tickets to all points, summer
rates and the quickest time, call on
or address F. J. Huber, ticket agt.,.
Florida Southern depot; C. R
Fa ires city ticket agen Ocala
House; H. G. Haycraft, traveling
passenger agent, Ocala; F. M.
Jolly, division passenger agent,.
Tampa; B. W. Wrerin, general pas passenger
senger passenger agent, Savannah, Ga.; JL.
C. McFadden, assistant genera!,
passenger agent, Savannah, Ga.