Vol. 1. No. 117. OCALA, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 17, 1895. Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DA V IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN.
Some Things You Know and Some
Things You Don't Know.
C. L. Clark of North Carolina is
in the city.
Try our Sirsapariila for all blood
diseases, T dings & Co,
Mr. Troxler is having His store
For Sale. A 5x8 view camera.
Inquire at this office.
W. E. McKay of Oxford is in
the city today.
Wm. Gray's for your fresh oys oysters
ters oysters on ice.
G. D. Smith of New York is in
the city today.
Isaac Stevens has rooms fur furnished
nished furnished or unturnished, also two
cottages to rent,
J. M. Young of Inverness is in
the city today.
Are you wanting to sell goods ?
Advertise in the Star.
J. A. Dae returned from Ala Alabama
bama Alabama yesterday.
A full line of Buist's fresh seeds
at Tydings & Go's this week.
D. S. Woodrow is in Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville on business.
Foutz's Horse and Cattle Pow Powder,
der, Powder, 20 c. ac Tydingt,
Dr. W. R. O. Veal of Cotton
Plant is in the city.
Young chickens cheap constant constantly
ly constantly on hand at Wm. Gray's.
W. B. Morgan of Dunnellon was
in town yesterday.
J. P. Hamsen of Boston, Mass.,
is at the Montezuma.
See our line Ribbed Hosiery for
children, fast blacK, at 10c at the
Quite a number of northern vis visitors
itors visitors are in the city.
Portraits in Crayon, Pastel and
Water Colors by Gottlieb always
please. A trial solicited.
x xCU ui muu, via., i"
the city on business.
W. C. Archer, mattress maker
and cleaner, will return Friday and
resume his old business.
The circuit court brings many
strangers to our city.
For Sale. Five shares in Ocala
Building and Loan, series D. Ad Address
dress Address Box 2oi, Ocala.
Thomas B. Stallings ot Rock
Springs is in the city.
Take your prescriptions to
Tydings & Co. and get their
prices. Only pure druss used.
C. R. Knight of Gainesville vis visited
ited visited the city yesterday.
Fine fresh water fish today on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. 11,
City Attorney O. T. Green was
in Jacksonville yesterday.
Tumblers 20c set. Goblets 33c
set, Matches (200 in box) 16c doz.
at the Bazar tore.
J. H. Burshall was in Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville on business yesterday.
Esta oficina hace toda clase de
trabajo de imprenta en ingles y
E. G. Vane of Orange Springs
was on our streets yesterday.
J. W. Riley of New Yoxk is at,
the Montezuma Hotel.
The National Protective Legion
pays $1 5 per week to members in
case ot Mckness or disability.
The mayor's court was as clean
as a whistle this morning.
Watch for our opening of Dress
Goods. Abig line S:orm Serge,
Flutter Duck for L idles' Skirts at
the Bazar Store.
We are having most delightful
weather since the recent rains.
Fresh oysters on ice will be
found every day now at Wm
j w. r. rarsons 01 jacKsonvuie
was at the Ocala House yesterday.
A fine lot of Apples, Pears, Ba Bananas
nanas Bananas and Sugar Cane today at
T. A. Carroll of the Florida
Fertilizer Company is in the city
For Sale. A nice young milch
cow, half Jersey, with calf two and
one half months old, cheap for
cash. Apply at this office.
J. C. Macks of Philadelphia was
registered at the Ocala House yes yesterday.
terday. yesterday. We placed on our counters to today
day today 50 pieces new I "all Shade Per Percales
cales Percales 36 inches wide at ioc at the
S. W. Trump and wife of Wil-
mington, Del., are at the Ocala
E. B. Richardson's stable will
furnish you a first-class turnout
cheaper than elsewhere. Call and
try his teams.
G. D. Mendenhall of Dunnellon
came up yesterday to transact
Artist Gottlieb guarantees every
Portrait he makes to give entire
satisfaction. 'Studio opposite Mon Montezuma.
tezuma. Montezuma. County Commissioner W. W.
Jackson of Mass Bluff is in the
1 I rt
Photos of Theater Parties, Bails,
Banquets, etc., at short notice, and
guarantees perfect satisfaction,
Street Commissioner Dodson is
making some much needed repairs
on our streets.
Use our Eczema and Tetter Cure
for all cutaneous diseases; sure
cure for erysipelas. Tydings &
U. R. Waterraan, wife and baby
have returned from a visit to Win
The National Protective Legion
is incorporated under the super supervision
vision supervision of the insurance depart department
ment department of New York.
Col. T. P. Lloyd, a well known
attorney from Inverness, was in
the city yesterday.
For Rent. Two nice, newly
papered and painted cottages; nice
neignDornood ana close to square.
Apply to Dr. R. D. Fuller, over
Merchants' National Bank.
W. L. Townsend of Lake Butler
left this morning for Grahamville
to look at a large tract of pine tim
If you have an old book that you
wish to preserve, tnke it to the
Witness job office and have it1
Mrs. W. A. Jones ?.nd baby of
Brooksville are visiting Mrs. XV. A.
Redding in this city for a few
For Rent. A ten-room house.
Hot arid cold bath, two blocks
from square. Apply to H. G. Hay Hay-craft
craft Hay-craft at cify ticket effice of Plant
A baby of Mr. and Mrs. George
Turner of Pine Level died day be before
fore before yesterday. J. A, Pitt man
shipped the casket yesterday.
The National Protective Legion
of Waverly, N. Y., on Sept. 26
paid to John Yatch $15 tor one
week's sick benefit.
Ocala Lodge No. 19, K. of P.,
will give an oyster supper Monday
night. Members and all others
cordially invited to be present.
All the Dark Pall Shades in
Percales 36 inches wide, for boys,
girls' and ladies' Shirt Waists, at
ioc per yard at the Bazar Store.
Little Edgar Webb, aged two
and a half years, died in Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville yesterday of diphtheria. J.
A. Pittman shipped the casket.
Mayor Johnston of Marti City
has a very moral town. Since be being
ing being mayor he has not had a single
case in his court,so he told a Star
The Covenant Building and
Loan association will pay you 8 per
cent for the use of your money, or
j0an you theirs at 6 per cent.
Which do vou prefer ? M. M.
Little will explain to you.
The street car collided with a
mule hitched to a city cart in
front of the Montezuma this
morning, knocking the mule down.
No damage of any consequence
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
A most enjoyable surprise party
was held at the residence of Mrs.
C. W. Gray last night. About fif fifteen
teen fifteen couples met and had a very
pleasant time. Delicious refresh refreshments
ments refreshments were served.
J. L. Smoaks 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 ad vantage to call and exam
ine his rjaintincr hff n re bavin r vnnr
DUggy painted. His prices are,
r e O J
suited to the nam times.
Yesterday being the sixty -first
birthday of Capt. Thomas J. Clary,
his children and a few of his
friends, being mindful of the fact,
purchased a few presents and pre prepared
pared prepared a nice repast, of which the
captain was invited to partake
about 9 o'clock last night. The
occasion proved to be very enjoy enjoyable.
able. enjoyable. OYSTERS, OYSTERS!
Fresh; fat, fine, today by the
quart, erailon, or in the shell, on
ce at L. S. Black's, stall 1 1, city
Seven states elect governors
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AND OPTICAL GOODS.
Cleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
. Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c,
Soda Water and Ice Cream.
Physician's Prescriptions Corefully 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 Egs bought and sold. Bread,
Pies and Cakes fresh from the bakery.
One Door North from City Market, Ocala, Fla.
High Grade Goods,
Low Grade Prices
Repairing and Engraving.
All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Burnett's, Jeweler
Merchants' Block, Ocala, Pla.
Having just received a full line of the
latest styles 01 iaii
ready to please the ladies. All we ask is
for you to call and see us.
Thanking you for past favors, I am
Mrs. C. A. Brown.
IXLxs. ID. TXL Kiel
will display a beautiful line of Pattern Hats
Wed. and Thurs. Oct. 23 and 2495.
The Ladies are requested to attend. Gents can come too.
Guaranteed First-Class "Work.
North Side Square, Ocala, Fla.
millinery, we are now
The Evening" Sta
PORTER & UAltDiSG, Publishers.
Yesterday's Proceedings Given
Pri Gents Furnisiiiiia:.
SUIiSCRIf i ION 5: CHNTS PER HON Hi.
$5.00 pr Y ear.
5cts. per Copy at News Stands, j
State vs. Bin McCullough, as assault
sault assault with intent to murder. Bail
was nxid at $200.
State vs. Will White, murder in
- firs: degree. Moved for con; in u-
Oit of 2000,000 railroad pas ance of trial, which was overruled.
engers in this country one is killed j State being ready, he was ar ar-and
and ar-and ten injured, according to re- j raigned f jr trialand entered his
cent statistics. j plea of not gu-lty. Court then ad
journed till 2:30 in the afternoon.
State vs. Peter Allen, murder in
A FULL LINE
Tnr: ag-r fate of the employees
of the railroads of this country is
as large as the whole German ar army.
my. army. Nine hundred thousand peo people
ple people work for the road.
and Ghildrens Clothing
in'the Latest Styles. :
OF. GENTS FURNISHINGS.
Washington will soon have a
street car line operated by the un underground
derground underground trolley system, which is
said to be in very successful opera operation
tion operation in Budapest, Hungary.
The Fourth Estate says ihat
Wm. Lester, who was one of the
editorial writers on the Philadel Philadelphia
phia Philadelphia Record, can write simultane simultaneously
ously simultaneously with a pencil in each hand,
two distinct paragraphs of consid considerable
erable considerable length upon any subject
'The Panama Canal Company
has enough nvmy raised, it is
said, to keep 10 000 nv-n at work
for two years. fne French will
finish that cnal, if we are not
cartful, before the Nicaragua ca canal
nal canal is fairly started, predicts the
New Orleans P cavune.
It is estimated that the Ameri American
can American people have invested $25,000, $25,000,-000
000 $25,000,-000 in bicycles this year, and that
the demand for wheels in the next
twelve months will be about $700, $700,-oao.
oao. $700,-oao. Meanwhile horses are selling
in Idaho at $15 a dozen, with
horseless carriages looming up on
Treasurer C. B. Collins says
that, owing to the great number of
insurance licenses to be issued, un under
der under the new law, and some compli
cations bavins: arisen in this con connecting,
necting, connecting, it will be the middle of the
month before he can complete the
work. There are more than a
thousand licenses to be issued and
sent out. This is a new duty im imposed
posed imposed upon the state treasurer by
the last legislature, and largely in increases
creases increases the labor of an already
hard-worked and worthy officio1.
The phosphate shipments by
way of the port of Fernandina for
September, sas the Mirror, are
much larger than usual at th's pe period
riod period of the season, the estimate f( r
the month being: 15,000 tons. The
shipments for 1S96 promise to be
the largest in the history of the ir ir-custry
custry ir-custry in Florida. It is estimated
that the Netherlands Phosphate
Company of Amsterdam, Holland,
and O-ala, Fla have contracted
already for 25,000 tons to be ship shipped
ped shipped next year. Besides the Neth Netherlands
erlands Netherlands company the Hamburg
broker, F. Gesterding, and the
French syndicate will handle a
large quantity of rock through
NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS.
As the days grow shorter, many
of the c trices where the Star is
left are doubtless closed before
the carrier arrives.
So all 1 so desiring may have
the firt degree. Upon motion of
trie state, nolle prosequi was en entered.
tered. entered. The grand jury then came in
with true bills against Peter Alien
and Creola Caceos, also several
other true b-lls which, on account
of request of court, we refrain
No bills were found in case of
the state vs. K. W. Agnew and
W. E. McKy.
State vs. .-Will White, murder in
the first degree. Coirt took this
case up after reconvening. A ver verdict
dict verdict of murder in the first degree
was returned by the jury,
with recommendation to mercy
from the court. Sentence has
not yet been passed.
Court then adjourned till 9
o'clock this morning.
Largest Assortment of Negligee Shirts.
ft Xerlirce Sliirts.
Bring us your Job Work
if you want it clone neat and
at Reasonable prices.
DO THEY ?
Do the city papers say anything i
in regard to your locality? Do they J
contain notices of your schools, j
churches, improvements, and hun-i
dreds of local matters of interest
which your home paper publishes?
Not an item.
Do they say a v ird colculated
to draw attention to your city and
county and aid your enterprise?
Not a line.
And yet there are men who take
contracted views of this matter;
who think that unless they are get getting
ting getting as many square inches of
reading matter in their home pa papers
pers papers as they do in the city papers,
they are not getting the worth of
It reminds us of the man who
took the largest boots in the box
because the price was the same as
the pair that fitted him.
Take a city paper if you want
one, but don't let it crowd your lo local
cal local paper out of your home. Ex.
At the fourth quarterly confer conference,
ence, conference, held last. Monday at the
Methodist church in this city, the
following officers were elected to
serve for the year 1896: R. Mc Mc-Conathy.
Conathy. Mc-Conathy. D. A. Miller, F. P. Gaff Gaff-ney.
ney. Gaff-ney. 1. W. Ogle, B. H. Seymour,
W. L. Ditto, E. L. Lee, and G. J.
Aired, stewards. District stew steward,
ard, steward, I. W. Ogle; recording stew steward,
ard, steward, R. McConath; Sunday school
superintendent, M, M. Little.
QGALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP,
! I tie
C. V. M c C O V
The oldest and best established
their papers left at their residences ; Barber in the city. Only expert
by notifying this office. workmen employed.
and eat up the food your family should have, when the
Yankee Novelty Works B
vve manufacture All Kinds of SCROLL WORK, BRACKETS, MOULDING
TURNING, WINDOW and DOOR FRAHHS, CABlNCTlS, and all kinds of
Carpenter and Job Work. A fuil supply of
Rough arid Dressed Seasoned Lumber Constantly on Hand at
LOWEST CASH PRICES.
NORTH OF F. C. & P. DEPOT. OCALA
Are putting up such Nice
ndow and Door Screens
so Little floney.
GEO. A. NASH,
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Etc.
FINE DRESS GOODS,
Laces and Embroidery,
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Butterickzs Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study to please our customers.
Ocala, : : : : : Florida.
MRS. M. E. HODGE,
Making and General Sevinq.
'AirCutting, Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest Siyle, at the Lowest Prices and
on short nctice.
"Rooms LI pstairs, North Side Squa re, Ocala, Fla.
Rates $2.00 to $2.50
Open the Year Round.
Special Rates by the Week.
Free Sample Rooms.
270 SOUTH HT I K STREET,
ASH EE.VI LLE.N.C.
Large Shady Ground
Convenient to Street Cars.
Rates from S7 to $10
deduction made to Families.
By the Ocala Temperance Reform Club.
Edited by J. A. vlunden.
11. e Club meets every Sur.d iy :tftevnoon at
o'clock in Temperance Hail. 1 he Public
JIORKORS OF THi: DRINK. CURSE.
One of the last products of the
pen of V. Jennings Demorest was
a study of the liquor problem in
his magazine, in vhich he says:
"We are fully aware of the fact
that it is impossible to exaggerate
the horrors and the extent of the
misery produced in the homes of a
large proportion of the people by
this drink habit.
"We know that we can never
fu'ly estimate the loss and injury
that the community suffer on ac account
count account of its awful tax on the re resources
sources resources of labor. Nor can we
fathom all the crime and degrada degradation
tion degradation that are the direct outcome of
this terrible appetite for strong
"No amount of regret can atone
for the wad of a mother's awful
agony over her lost son, no
amount of good' intentions will
compensate the wife of a drunken
husband, n tears of anguish or
even real repentance will ever re
pair the broken hearts or stifle the
cries of homeless, starving chil children
dren children who have been made worse
than fatherless by the toleration,
and even protection, "that the
liquor traffic has obtained. Eter Eternity
nity Eternity alone will reveal all the hor horrors
rors horrors that this traffic in alcoholic
poisons has produced."
FOR THE fJKAND JURY'S XOTICE.
The grand jury of Pittsfield, 111.,
not long since adopted the follow following
ing following resolution:
Whereas, Three-fourths of the
time of the present grand jury has
been taken up investigating cases
caused directly or indirectly by
the sale or use of intoxicating
liquor, thereby causing great ex expense
pense expense to the people of Pike coun county,
ty, county, and making much litigation in
our courts; therefore be it
Resolved, That the best inter interests
ests interests of Pike county wou-d be ad advanced
vanced advanced if the sale of intoxicating
liquor was prevented within our
To-morrow's Temperance Col Column
umn Column will contain an account of a
whisky-drinking office-seeker's tac tactics,
tics, tactics, and how he was defeated.
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 verv low if desired. Enquire
at this office.
Fresh, fat oysters today and
every day now at L. S. Black's,
R. E. Yonge, jr., has in stock a
supply ot 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. E. Yonge & Co's.
Buggies & Harness.
Two hiRhost awards at WrrWl's
Fair for leirtrlKeaHiy and
Low Piifn. six years apt we
discarded the Dealer and bean
st'llinp dirfft to Consumers ivt
wholesale prices. Result: up upward
ward upward f IOO.OO VeltiIr. n.c !rt
and our factory mw the larct
on earth.dcalinp direct with con consumers.
sumers. consumers. Hend for rur mKiniwith
jnUcft87.&3. rjf pat'1 illustrat. fr e eatai- .ie.
ALLIANCE CARRIAGE CINCINNATI, O.
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,
13 rool:sv il 1 o.
Will Practicc in all Courts.
I James D. McGonnell,
I Attorney at Law.
I Office in First National Bank
! James Ghaee,
i Office over First National Bank
A. H. R. Fredrick, M. D.
Physician & Surareon.
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 ol
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 when you buy Groceries and
General Family Supplies of the
OCALA INVESTING 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,
and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 City Market.
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron amHWood
en Caskets, Burial Outfits.
Charges lover than ever before in
Ocala. Alio dealers in Nall kinds
of Second-Hand Furniture.
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
Vlo 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. IIuiiER, Ticket Agent,
Fla. So. Depot, or
C. F. Faires, City Ticket Agent,
C2.ci.XX at -ftXxo
Magnolia Baiber Shop
For Il.iii Oiittiri'sr
All work done in Moderd Style and
A. GK BELL, Proprietor,
West Jrit!e of SSciiifire.
A. EE, 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.
! Dealer in all kinds 01
Florida and Western
Vegetables and Fish.
in your Produce and try my
Lookcy II ore Man!"
Take the ST A II if yoio
want the latent news.
Take your dinner tomorrow at
Misses Ric.iards& Hallctt's. You
will get a good meal for 25 c.
If you want a good caily 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
. .Oiolce 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 Kinc: and Osceola street.
n. k. wiLunm,
Done in Latest Style. Can
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. S. BLACK,
Stall No. 11. City Market.
nm itch mm mnv
illLll l lull Uil lUIi MILL
Fre&n water vanities Bream and
Salt water varieties constantly on
Eggs and Poultry,
Bought and Sold.
Also a full line of fresh meat, sau sausage,
sage, sausage, salt fish and outside oysters
always in stock, very cheap for
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.
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 lias everything in the Mili Mili-nery
nery Mili-nery line.
Gall and See Her Stock gg.
J.N. Edwards & Son,
Dress Making and
Cutting and Fitting a SpeciaJy,
Trices to suit the times.
(Tall and give us a Trial.
Butler Block, first door west
of Fuller and Clark's.
The New Brunswick Restaurant,
Misses Richards & Kallett,
Board $3.50 per Week-
Regular Aleals 2s Cents.
Hot lunches, coffee, etc., at all'
hours of the day and night. Ex
tra dishes served at moderate
Near Dukes' Corner Banner Office.
Red Oak House,
Board and Lodging.
Nice, large, airy rooms, best of",
table accommodations, pleasant lo-
cation, one block south from F. CL,
& P. depot, on Magnolia street. 4
Rates from 75c. to $1.50 per day..'
Special rates by the week.
D. S. LITTLE, Prop., ?
Ocklawaha Avenue and Main Street.
Opposite Ocala liouse,
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 please-all
all 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 Civil
and Criminal Cases Ttnder my
m' bj mm w- mm w w mm is
Proprietor of the only first class
Colored Barber Shop in the citr.
I have taken charge of rny okl
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! U Shampooing in
the latest styl Only first class
men employed. Give me a call. 1
iirSa Oi He B
- I i
cala Steam Laundry,
3obanaon SSros., iproprietors.
"Work for Transient Customers Finished Same
Special Prices to Families.
JpAll goods ay ill be sold for charges if
allowed to remain in the office over
Corner Haiti & outh Third Streets.
Keeps on hnd a full line ef Choice Family Groceries and Countrv
Produce. Groceries are new and fresh.' Also a Good Line nt DRY
GOODS and NOTIONS and Prices to suit the times. Fuller &
Clark's old stand, Exposition Street.
W. S. G ASKIN.
Keeps constantly on hand a 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 V Park.
A big phosphate deal has just
tbeen consummated between V. A.
IFulton and J. W. Alford and Mr.
IButtgenbach of Belgium.
The land sold was forty acres of
tfrstclass phosphate land in Her Hernando
nando Hernando county near Fitzgerald.
The consideration was $25,000.
A plant will be put in and mining
will be commenced as early as pos possible.
sible. possible. Interest in phosphate seems to
be reviving somewhat.
A Hundred Years Ago.
Every gentleman wore a queue
and powdered his hair.
Imprisonment for debt' was a
There wa"S not a public library
in the United States.
Almost all the furniture was
imported from England.
A day-laborer considered him himself
self himself well paid with two shillings a
Crockery plates were objected
to because they, dulled the knives.,
A maa who jeered at j the
preacher or criticised; the sermon
Virginia contained a fifth of the
whole population of the country.
A genueman bowing to a lady
always scraped his foot on the
Two stage-coaches bore, all the
travel between New York and
Beef, pork, salt fish, potatoes
and hominy were the staple diet
sail the year round.
Buttons were scarce and expen expensive,'
sive,' expensive,' and the trousers were fasten fastened
ed fastened with pe&s or laces.
The church collection was
"taken in a bag at 4 the end of a
pole, with a bell attached to rouse
Leather breeches, a checked
.shirt, a red fl mnel jacket and a
cocked hat formed the dress of arf
When a man had enough tea,
lie placed his spoon across his cup
to indicate that he wanted no
r. o. box
W. S. GASK1N,
To save money is an excellent idea. You couldn't liit on a bet better
ter better plan .than, examining our immense stock of Furniture and
House Furnishing; Goods. They are Avondcrs in 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
Call and examine new samples of
clothing from Jacob ReitTs Son's
F. VV. Ditto, Agent, Weihe's jew jewelry
elry jewelry store.
Gottlieb, of the Ocala Photo
Company, opposite the Monte Montezuma,
zuma, Montezuma, makes FEASH LIGHT
Photos as good as DAYLIGHT
pictures. Try him.
You cn carry $1000 to $5000
for $24 to $30 per year in tht: No Notional
tional Notional Prottctive Legion. F. C. W.
Williams, organizer, Mitchell Blk
C. V. McCoy,, the Ocala House
bai ber, will nve you the smoothest
and easiest shave imaginable. Hair
cuts in the latest style.
Pears, the last rf ; the season.
Now is the time in 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.
- I, - -
We ask this repeatedly, because
O scnous diseases onen ioiiow tnning n
If you are weak q
and generally ex- m
hausted, nervous, q
have no appetite rj
and can't work, q
begin at once tak- q
ing the most relia- q
ble strengthening m
medicine, which is r)
Brown's Iron Bit- X
ters. Benefit comes
from the very first
o IT CURES
g Dyspepsia, Kidney and Liver g
O Neuralgia, Troubles, o
Constipation. Impure Blood, n
g Malaria, Nervous ailments g
o Women's complaints. q
J Get only the genuine it has crossed red
lines on the wrapper.
g BROWN CHEMICAL CO. BALTIMORE, MO. g
L A D E DO YOU NOW
DR. FELIX LC BRUN'S
ITEEL flHD PEIIHYBOYHL PILLS
r the original and only FRENCH, safe and re re-ibleonreon
ibleonreon re-ibleonreon th market. Price (1.00; sent by
aii. Geaniue Bold only by
Sparkle and vim.
Full of good health.
Full of everything good.
Every bottle of
this great effervescent w
temperance beverage is a
sparkling, bubbling fountain f
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.
S gallons cost but 25 cents.
THE CIIAS. E. HIRES CO., Philadelphia.
I keep constantly on hand
all kinds of provisions, includ including
ing including Fish,
Fruits and Vegetables,
and all kinds of Fresh Green
Groceries. I also receive
Chickens, Eggs and Ice.
A large supply constantly on
Exnosition Street, west from
First National Bank.
William James,, the Upstairs
Barber in the Gary Block,
Has taken a Fall
Hair Cut, 15 c.
Shampoo, 1 5 c.
Shave, 10 c.
All work done in first-class style.
Come and give me a trial.
The Upstairs Barber,
GARY BLOCK, OCALA
e and vi
w -ml v.
We are doing work to suit the
hard times. Cheapest place in
! Cleaning and Repairing
I clothes. Office in old express of of-!
! of-! fice. New York Steam Dye
ATLANTA, GA. i
Account Cotton States and In
ternational 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 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.
Eor tickets to all points, summer
rates and the quickest time, call on
or address F. J. Huber, ticket agt,
Florida Southern depot; C. F.
Fa ires city ticket agen Ocala
House; H. G. Haycraft, traveling
passenger agent, Ocala; F. M.
Jolly, division passenger agent,
Tampa; B. V. Wrenn, general pas passenger
senger passenger agent, Savannah, Ga.; H.
C. McFadden, assistant general
passenger agent, Savannah, Ga