The Ocala evening star


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The Ocala evening star
Uniform Title:
Ocala Evening Star
Alternate Title:
Evening star
Physical Description:
v. : ; 61 cm.
Porter & Harding
Place of Publication:
Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
Publication Date:
daily (except sunday)
normalized irregular


Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
newspaper   ( marcgt )
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Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Marion -- Ocala
29.187778 x -82.130556 ( Place of Publication )


Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (June 24, 1895).
Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: Project #00110855

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University of Florida
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ndon, Feb. 24. The first decisive

It of Germany's submarine war-

is the order of the English ad ad-lty
lty ad-lty restricting navigation to the

l Sea and, North Channel, where

home fleet is stationed. Ships
). follow a certain route. They
.not be allowed to make passage at
t. The Irish Sea, North Sea and
lish channel are swarming with
:iarines which have damaged or
I twelve ships since the war zone
.tarnation of a week ago.

Paris dispatch says that the sub-

ne sunk in the English channel

aay nigm Dy a rrencn torpeao torpeao-is
is torpeao-is believed to be the German U-

It was reported today that sev sev-German
German sev-German submarines had either
sunk or badly damaged by war war-i
i war-i in the Straits of Dover.

is believed that all the crew of

American steamship Carib were
:d when the .ship struck a mine in
North' Sea. : '..:;.'
ie British collier Branksome Branksome-je
je Branksome-je was torpedoed and sunk in the
iish channel yesterday.
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ver. Feb. 24. The British steam-
j Oakley was torpedoed and sunk
Folkestone today. Sha was near
1.r when attacked. The crew was
i ;
ndon, Feb. 24. The two hour
Ket meeting adjourned without
luncing 'any retaliatory methods,
j Atlantic liners Mjnnewarka and
leapolis have been commandeered
3ritish the transport fleet.



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j Chicago, Feb. 24. Complete re-
turns from the Chicago primaries yes- J

jterday show that 311,011 men and
1 154,059 women voted. The women




democrats numbered 94,326; republi-! ?

jeans, 59,733. Robert M. Sweitzer de-i
;feated Carter Harrison for the demo-i

cratic mayoralty nomination by 77,-1
551. Thompson defeated Judge Olson j
for the republican mayoralty nomina-1

tion by 2,325. Total vote,

i democrats; 176,001 republicans.



Petrograd, Feb. 24. The Russians
are slowly but steadily pressing the j
j enemy back along the entire Galician j 001 j V If
! front, having captured 48,000 prison- IlLl ULull

ers the past month. A fierce battle is

j going on along the 125-mile front of

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i through Dukala Pass in Hungary is

holding tenaciously.

Stockholm Feb. 24. The Swedish
steamship Specia was sunk by a mine
in the North Sea this morning. The
fate of the crew is unknown.
Amsterdarn, Feb. 24. The Ameri American
can American liner Noonderik has gone ashore
near Porters Haven. It is reported
that she struck a mine.
Copenhagen Feb. 24. A German
submarine is reported to have struck
a mine and sunk off Mundal last night.



London, Feb. 24. Another Amer- j A battle over one hundred miles

ican steamer, the Carib, has been de-

long is raging in northern Poland

I from Kononki to Ossowiec. The Ger-

stroyed by a mine off- the German ; mans have suffered tremendous losses,
coast, while a third Norwegian steam- The Germans, who are making des-

, me xvi.i u j perate efforts to take Plonsk and


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eb 24 Convinced bv 1 A delegation consisting of Messrs. destroyed by a mine off Dover. All the j. PrzasnysZf are held in check
. J ujr . i Regin's crew were saved by British; :
;he Evelyn and Carib 'Jake Brown, Don Mclver, Ed Carmi-i 1 ... , . i ;
.ijr vyiiui destroyers and although not stated in:


Washington, F

the sinking of the

in the North Sea, that prompt meas

ures are necessary to prevent further
disasters, the administration is today
considering two propositions, one of

chael and Harry Clarkson, is out
among the business men soliciting
subscriptions to the fund necessary to

' securing another boat f orthe hoped-

ine; The Star

which is the issue of a warning to all?,
a js-t-; J for Oklawaha freight 1

It. r . .hopes the committee will meet a
lnrf thfl I -orv o y nlmiraltn'a took iAna ; r

, f j x i prompt response. If our citizens had

Manila, Feb; 24. Passengers arriv arriving
ing arriving tody y from Straits settlements
declare that 400 Sikh mutineers were
killed in a battle with loyal British
troops at Singapore, Feb. 15th.



acahoota, Feb. 23. The weather
been fine the past week and the
hers are all busy getting ready to
jt thsir crops. Quite a number
already planted their vegetables
we think by the last of the week
( will all practically be planted,
jr.' J. M. Smith is having a fine
barn erected which is now near
pletion. It will not only be an
i-nment but quite a convenience
lis place. Mr. J. P. .Whitesides of
nopy is doing the carpenter
i I
jr. and Mrs. U. C. Epperson and
of Williston are visiting Mrs. T.
jr. C. R. Curry was a business
lor to Micanopy Saturday.
jr. Dick Hodson and Mr. George
ons of Archer motored thru here
Saturday on the way to Mica
jr. Cedrick Smith of this place and

'srs. Neal and Roscoe Mathews

J. K. Harrison of Flemington en
d a bird hunt through here Sat

xy ana uaggeu qutwc a wi 4ua.11.

r. J. O. Tyson and son took a
of oranges over to Gainesville

irdav. i

Jr. and Mrs. Ernest Lyles and

ilren of Gainesville were guests to

er of Mr. C. M. Smith Sunday

attended services here in the af

loon. They were accompanied by

L Sara Shuler and Miss Rosalie

jth, who are visiting in Gaines

, but came out to spend the day
i home folks. They returned to

nesville in the afternoon and will

'e from there Monday at noon and
o Evinston, where they will visit

L C. J. Grace. Mrs. Grace already
I a number of entertainments plan-

f for them.

lr. and Mrs. Charles Gray and
4 ,es Eveline and Louise Smoak and
Clarence Chitty of Flemington,

; nded services here Sunday after
ti, coming over in Mr. Gray's car.

W. 2ntzminger preached an ex-

r,t r?rmon to an attentive con-

-tion here Sunday afternoon. He
- --nrinic-! cut from Tlicanopy

Scanty Remnant of Belgium Defended
by Its. Own and British Soldiers
Paris, Feb. 24. The French have
moved all their troops out of Fland Flanders
ers Flanders and the little corner of Belgium
n6t j overrun by the Germans is-defended
by the remnant of, the Belgian

army, amounting to between forty

and fifty thousand men, and about

18,000 British.


Muscovites Preparing to Make a

Landing at Midia
Copenhagen, Feb. 24. The Deut

sche Tages Zeitung publishes an of

ficial dispatch from Sofia saying the

Russians are concentrating large
forces at Odessa to ship them to

Midia, on the Black Sea, sixty miles

northwest of Constantinople, for an

attack on that city.

by Messrs. J. W. May and E. A. Hick-

son and Miss Sue Smith. Y

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Mr. Randal Pedrick and mother of

Ebenezer attended church here Sun

day. ":

Mr. Neal Mathews of Flemington

was shaking hands with friends here

Sunday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mixson and
son Tunno, and Dr. C. G. Mixson,

wife and daughter of Gainesville
were Sundayvafternoon visitors here
and attended services.

We are indeed glad to note that
Mrs. J. P. Smith and Mrs. T. N.
Smith are both better after several
days illness.
Mr. Cedrick Smith took a fine load
of peanuts to Micanopy last Friday.

and the second, to make at least ten

tative efforts to modify the British)
embargo' on foodstuffs consigned to
Germany and the German war zone. 1
An order is expected to shortly ;issue-

from the treasury department warn-,
ing all shipping. '. ;

been as alive to their interests as
they should have been, the: boat would
have ben on the river by now.





The date set for the Taylor-Mac-Kay
wedding, announcement of which
is made elsewhere, is Tuesday, May 4.

Berlin, Feb. 23. Miss Fae Beck re returned
turned returned home last week from Goins
Springs,", where she had just closed a
very successful term of school.
Mr. C P. Howell accompanied by a
couple of friends were callers at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. McCully
last Sunday.
Rev. Hamilton Potts, of Virginia,
filled the pulpit at the Baptist church
last Sunday morning. His sermon
was very interesting and well attend attended.
ed. attended. He will preach again next Sun Sunday
day Sunday morning, Feb. 28. All are invit invited
ed invited to attend.
Mr. S. J. McCully is spending this
week at Winter Garden "attending
a convention with some of the South
Florida county demonstration agents.
Rev. W. D. Entsminger, of Micano Micanopy,
py, Micanopy, will preach at the Fellowship
Baptist church Thursday evening,
February 25th, at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. W. R. Roe had the misfor misfortune
tune misfortune to fall and hurt her ankle one

day last week. We are glad to report
that she is now able to be out again.
Mr. B. F. Condon, accompanied by
an auto load of friends, were callers
at Mr, McCully s Sunday afternoon.
Dr. J. L. Davis and family were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. V. B.
Potts last Sunday.


Merchant's Cafe, A. C. L. depot cor corner.
ner. corner. Meals a la carte and lunches at
any hour. Adv.

Belleview, Feb. 23. A jolly party
consisting of Mr. and Mrs. Lon.
Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. T. Clark Hull,
of Danbury, Conn rvith Mr. and Mrs.
E. W. White and the Misses Marger Marger-ette
ette Marger-ette and Maye, of Pittsburg, Penn.,
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Cogswell of Fair Fairfield
field Fairfield Beach, Conn., picnicked to Sil Silver
ver Silver Springs last Thursday. With

three teams and baskets full of all
kinds of edibles and other accoutre accoutrements,
ments, accoutrements, such as picknickers usually
carry along with them and in high
spirits they hit the pike, known as
the old base line road, andt by a con consistent
sistent consistent pushing on the lines the cara caravan
van caravan of hay burners arrived duly at
the springs. After all of the usual
exclamations' of wonder and surprise
at the beauty of nature spread be before
fore before them they embarked upon the
placid waters and did just exactly
what thousands have, done before
them namely have, a good time, en enjoy
joy enjoy themselves to their hearts .con .content
tent .content and look at the fish. After float floating
ing floating over the waters .awhile their ap appetites
petites appetites began to assert themselves
and they made for shore. While the
ladies were fixing things in prder one
of Florida's razor-backs, a little more
enterprising than the rest of the drove
that surrounded them, seized one of

iMrs. White's lunch baskets and hit

for the jungle, whereupon the whole
crowd took after Mr. Piglet and if
any one thinks that any of that crowd
of Yankees could catch a Florida razor-back
they have got another think
coming. That pig knew that his name
was written on that basket. Never Nevertheless
theless Nevertheless there was plenty bf grub for
all and after while one by one they
began to loose their appetites. Wend Wending
ing Wending their way homeward they came
via ,Ocala and at six o'clock found
themselves tired, happy and well
pleased with their: days excursion to
the historic Silver Springs.
Belleview was honored by the pres presence
ence presence of Miss Robinson, a noted tem-

perence lecturer and worker who held

royers ana aitnougn

the dispatches from Berlin, it is be believed
lieved believed the crew of the Carib also es escaped.
caped. escaped.








Feb. 24. The

Washington, Feb. 24 A warning toj French ofTensive in the champagne
American shipping bound for thejregion is resulting successfully. The
North Sea and adjoining waters to ; French have made Worress north of

follow the German admiralty's war j Perthes Engagements in the Auberive j

one. instructions, wa iueu ioaay oySur Suippe. region .were .favorable to
German Ambassador von Bernstorff. j Q French.

Feel like trying a Scotch hlghba1)
( any other kind it you do not lik

the Scotch) then try one at Johnny's j forth at the Methodist church last





Her remarks 'were

forceful arid to the point. Miss Robin- to have the pleasure and honor of en en-son
son en-son also attended the W. C. T. U. j tertaining the society on this;auspiei-
a.! m 1 r l 1 1 l

meeting mesaay anemoon wnicn wasious occasion.

held at the residence of Mrs. Weihe
and at which there was a goodly num number
ber number present.-'
We are glad to note that Mrs. J.
N. Shedd has almost recovered from
her recent indisposition.
The limited trai nthat doesn't stop
at Belleview stopped here last Fri Friday
day Friday to permit Mrs. I. I. Strong of
Ocala to alight and then proceeded
on its mad career. Mrs. Strong ac ac-cidently
cidently ac-cidently boarded the limited instead
of the local at Ocala, intending to
visit her parents here. She says that
she will do it again.
Mrs. William T. Evans came down
from Ocala last Friday afternoon and
is spending the week end at her
Mr. W. H. Gray, who built him a

Mr? Geo. E. Bailey hied to Tampa
and enjoyed' the' Gasparilla celebra celebra-tion.lon
tion.lon celebra-tion.lon I r,"'1
Mrs. John Brown made a business
trip to Ocala last Thursday.
Mr. John J. Bahlman, of Brooklyn,
N. Y., who has been visiting with Mr.
and Mrs. J. Flanagan on the Lake
jWeir hard road, has returned to his
home and is a3 we understand it
making a trade to purchase the Hil Hilton
ton Hilton grape fruit grove, just west of
town. For its size this is absolutely
one of the best' properties of its kind
in the state of Florida.
Mr. Edwin Camp dropped off from
train No. 4 last Tuesday on his way
home from the Gasparilla celebration.
Miss Mertis Camp came in the fol following
lowing following day from Tampa and was met

Berlin, Feb. 24. The Germans have
made gains in the Vosges, where 500
prisoners were taken, and at Prza Prza-snysz,
snysz, Prza-snysz, were 1200 Russians were cap captured.
tured. captured. The French are making a ten tenacious
acious tenacious fight in the Champagne region,
particularly in the vicinity of Perthes,
but the" Germans hold their advantage.
The Russians were repulsed near
Grodno and Stawiski.
Berlin, Feb. 24. British' transport
No. 192 was sunk by a German sub submarine
marine submarine in the English channel todfiy.
Vienna, Feb. 24. The 'government
has taken over all stocks of rye, bar barley,
ley, barley, corn and flour products. The gov

ernment will distribute bread through
district organizations..

to visit with his aunt, Mrs. V. D. P.
Pratt, for a few days.
, Mr. Herman ;Bisbee, of Jacksonville,
was in town for a few hours last
Friday, shaking hands -with', his-old
friends. -
Miss Gertrude Carter left. Monday
for her home at Conant, after a very
pleasant visit at the Summer Home.

Call JF. Robbinson at phone 443. All
work guaranteed. 2-13-tf

cozy little cottage out on the Lake at the depot by her brother, Mr. Ar Ar-Weir
Weir Ar-Weir hard road, writes from New j thur Camp.
York City, that he will not come down j County Commissioner S. R. Pyles,
this winter, but that he is so thirsty! with that all around jollier Jim
for news from Belleview that he must j Moorehead, stopped in Belleview a
have the Weekly Star to appease short while to shake hands with their

his longings. Therefore you will
kindly place his name on your mail-

friends last Wednesday afternoon on
their way in from a tour of inspection

Mr. J. E. Stevens and family of
Crystal River, ,passed thru' the city
yesterda; -'"ming home from a visit
to the old at Fort McCoy. Mr.
Stevens is a son of Mr. John W. Stev Stevens,
ens, Stevens, one of Marion's most prominent
and popular citizens, and. spent his
boyhood days in Fort McCoy and
Ocala. Since leaving he has been
most successful in the fish and oyster
business in Citrus county and has rep

resented that county in the legislature

two sessions. ,May success continue
to crown his efforts in his adopted
county, is the wish of all his old
friends in Marion, including the Star.

ing list and thereby make one morel of the roads in this part of the county,
mortal happy. j Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Crum and
Mr. W. F. Bozeman, the velvet bean 1 Mrs. Wilson R. Haines, of North
king of Leesburg, was talking busi-Lake Weir, motored up to Belleview
ness in Belleview last Saturday. j to do a little shopping last Satur-
.The Ladies Aid Society gave their ; day afternoon,
regular monthly thimble party at the The Misses Iona and Leona, neices
cozy little cottage of Mrs. E. F. ; of Mrs. O. S. Shade, arrived in Belle Belle-French
French Belle-French last Friday afternoon and it j view from Jacksonville and will" vis vis-proved
proved vis-proved to be a gala event of its kind. ) it a while with Mrs. V. D. P.- Pratt.
Over thirty ladies attended and what Mr. C. A. Tremere went to Jack Jack-with
with Jack-with work and the exquisite refresh- j sonville Saturday, night on impor impor-ments
ments impor-ments that were served and the factjtant business.
that $3.65 was added to the gen- Mr. Delbert Haskill made a busi busi-eral
eral busi-eral fund made the ladies feel that ness trip to Ocala last Friday,
this was an event to be proud of and Master Eugene Hardison came
made the generous hostess feel proud; down from Jacksonville last Friday

Mr. B. F. Conccn has on display ir
the show window on his place of bus
iness a most ingenious device called
the Smith Motor Wheel. It is a
bicycle wheel, complete, with an en engine
gine engine in the center similar to that cn
a motorcycle. The wheel is equipped
with clamps and can be adjusted so
that it may be fastened to any ordi ordinary
nary ordinary bicycle., and when in operation
will propell'a,. bicycle at swift speed,
over any road. It is a most interest interesting
ing interesting invention and quite a curiosity.
Business is always good at Gerig's,
because it is the Rexall store. 18-tf

PANTS $3.50

Buy direct from the men who make
the fashion; the clothes; the cloth,
and save the middle man's profit




SUETS Made to Measure


We sell from our mills direct to
you. Classiest Styles, Nobbiest
Fabrics and Shades. Guarantee
a fit at a price you can always

We confine our efforts to making these swell $15 Suits and Overcoats. We make them better, use better materials, give better style
' inspect our line and use your good judgement. We won't urge you to buy.

and fit, than cloths you pay $25 and $30 for In other stores.
We are always at your service.

Come to our store.





11. Iw Carroll, General Manager Port V. Leavengood, Business Manager
J. II. Benjamin, Editor

Entered at Ocr'ia, Fla., pistotfice


On year, in advance. . $5.0,0
Six months, in advance. ... 2.50
Three (months, in advance. .1.25
O&i month, in advance. . . .50
' Havana has another attack of bu bubonic
bonic bubonic plague.
The right hind limb of Sarah Bern Bernhardt,
hardt, Bernhardt, the famous French actress, has
been amputated. After pulling the
leg of the public for so many years,
this misfortune to the divine Sarah
seems a little like poetic justice.
Sea lawyers never sail ships, and
the troubje with socialism is that it
wants men to stop in great emergen emergencies
cies emergencies to observe a lot of minor rules
and regulations. Nero fiddled while
Rome burned, and socialism would
argue while the world burned.
That bunch of robbers on the east
coast is doing damage to both the
good name and the material interest
of the state. They should be either
captured or killed if it takes half the
able-bodied men on that side of ths
state to do it.
Jack Johnson, the colored champ,
and Jess Willard, the cowboy, will
scrap for the world's championship in
Mexico next month. If the state law
did not forbid, Mayor-elect Bowden
would probably invite the ; victor to
pull off his next mill in Jacksonville.
. Whatever the Rockefeller founda foundation
tion foundation may bey or may not be, ft is do doing
ing doing for Belgium something that noth nothing
ing nothing else could or would do. Its work
for the starving Belgians is for the
good of all the world and, the glory
of bur own country, and it is a very
unpatriotic American who hinders or
criticises it at this time.
A preacher says "Hell is full" of
low-necked gowns and silk stockings."
Just why should a preacher try to
make that place attractive?' Tampa
Some preachers make Heaven un unattractive
attractive unattractive by impressing on people
that they expect, to be with them in
that otherwise happy land.
The Japanese have perfected a
method of building lifeboats out of
paper. If the Japs will send some of
their workmen to America, they can,
by working up the exchanges in the
newspaper offices, build enough ships
to establish an American merchant
marine. The. Star could provide
enough material for the deck of at
least one tramp steamer.
As the Star expected, Bowden de defeated
feated defeated Swearingen for mayor in the
Jacksonville primary. Swearingen is
a straight-forward man, rather too
strict in his ideas, and believes in the
old and almost played out principle,
that the law should be no respecter
of persons. It is a wonder that Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville ever elected such a man may mayor
or mayor and she is not likely to do so again.
A few; politicians who have never
heard the roar of battle, nor exper experienced
ienced experienced the horrors of war, criticise
President 'vVilson and Secretary Bry Bryan
an Bryan for what they are pleased to term
the policy of "watchful waiting." This
policy of "watchful waiting" has sav
ed thousands of lives and millions of
dollars to our people and the admin administration
istration administration is entitled to the everlasting
gratitude of the people of these Unit United
ed United States therefor. -Jasper News.
The policy of "watchful waiting"
has allowed American women to be
outraged by Mexican bandits, Amer American
ican American citizens to be murdered, the Am American
erican American flag to be insulted, last and
least, millions of dollars worth of Am American
erican American property to-be destroyed. A
man who won't be ashamed of a gov government
ernment government that allows such things had
better remove his citizenship to China.
For years, it has been a problem
what to do with the Seminoles of
Florida. They are a people without
standing the great majority of the
members of the tribe having been re removed
moved removed by the government, three three-quarters
quarters three-quarters of a century ago, to the In Indian
dian Indian Territory, where they prosper prospered,
ed, prospered, while those left behind, though not
outlaws, have no citizenship, and, so
far as the law is concerned, no more
right to recognition than the birds arid
animals of the Everglades. All the
men, however, are good marksmen and
hunters, and if the state would em employ
ploy employ some of them as police they
would be invaluable in running down
the bad characters ,that are becom becoming
ing becoming too thick in that part of the slate.
The legislature should empower the
governor to employ a dozen or twenty
of them, and that official should au authorize
thorize authorize some man with sufficient tact
and knowledge of 'Indian character to
them, i his is an experiment
; ; often been tried with .success
V..1 p: epics. If something is
K-r the hemmoles, they
. :.:!:;-;, r.nd while they
have a moral

as" second clas3 matter.

One year- in advance. .... .$8.00
Six months, in advance. .
Three months, in advance
One month, in advance. .
claim on the people of Florida that
we cannot afford to disregard.
The Star is in trouble a great deal
of trouble. The other day it printed
the following paragraph:
"It is the prevailing opinion in the
state that the people of Welaka, who
allowed the negro guide of the Gard Gardner
ner Gardner brothers to slip thru their hands,
are a prize set of chumps."
' And now comes back at us the Pa Pa-latka
latka Pa-latka Post, in a column of double double-leaded
leaded double-leaded brevier, in which it says the
Stareither lacks facts or is trying to
slander Welaka, that Ocala is set
down in the middle of piny woods,
that the people of Welaka didn't know
Stover had been in town till next day,
that; Ocala didn't send out any search searching
ing searching parties, that the Star is a chump
anyhow, and should apologize to the
tig-hearted people of Welaka, who did
all in their power to apprehend the
criminal, find the missing men or
their bodies and help their distressed
relatives and friends. v
The Star will apologize; of course,
it will; it would do so at the Post's
bare request, let alone 'its command.
We confess we were mi sled by the re report
port report of people -who we supposed knew
more about it than we did; also, we
have a high regard for Welaka, which
we know is a town of mighty fine peo people,
ple, people, having-seen the whole population
at the wharf to meet the boat several
times. We also confess that Ocala is
set down in the middle of pinywoods,
but we have been misguided into be believing
lieving believing that was an advantage rather
than otherwise. As for Ocala not
sending' out any searching parties,
perhaps -we were derelict, but the
scene of the trouble being over fifty
miles off, in another county, we plead
as an excuse that we thought we had
better wait till we were called on. We
don't know what dreadful things were
charged up to Sheriff Galloway in
other papers, but the Star said that
as soon as he heard of the trouble he
telephoned to the sheriff of Putnam
county, and was informed by that of official
ficial official that he did not think there was
anything in the report. We have since
learned that the Marion county official
at once and thru the large number of
acquaintances .he hs in that region
found that the missing men had not
been seen at any of the Marion county
landings of the Oklawaha. I
The appearance of a rowboat with
or without a darkey in it would cause
much comment in Ocala, where there
is nbt much water except in the bath bathtubs
tubs bathtubs and at the soda fountains, but
we have become so large and blase
that not more than 1 per cent of the
people go to the station to see the
limited come in. Come over and see
us, Bro. Nerwich, and next time we
make a little break, set up right by a
postcard. :
Editor Star: Have you instigated
any movement toward making up a
"start" in life for the first 1916 baby
in Ocala? Anxious.
Ed -
unless you see what you
are getting. We want you
to see Marion County.
You will, we think, be
delighted with the hills,
the lakes and the rivers.
Examine the soils. You
w ill find them as good
as the best in Florida, as
reference to the state
geological reports will
See what the agricultur agricultur-.
. agricultur-. al possibilities are.
Compare5 the price of
our lano with the price
of land elsewhere.
If you are going to farm,
why should you cut your
profit margin by purch purchasing
asing purchasing poor land, or in investing
vesting investing too heavily?
s sews co.
Holder Building P. O. Box 475
Telephone 223 Ocala, Fla.


The Board of Trade -will hold its
regular semi-monthly meeting tomor tomorrow
row tomorrow evening, and there should be a
large attendance to discuss the many
questions of public interest which will
come up for decision.
The directors of the Marion County
Fair Association will meet at the
Board of Trade rooms in this city at
2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon, to take
measures in regard to holding the
next fair.
Mr. S. J. Mc Cully, county demon demonstration
stration demonstration agent, was in town Tuesday,
I on his way to Winter Garden, where
I he expects to meet a gathering of
farmers today. Mr. McCully-has ar arranged
ranged arranged for a meeting of farmers in
Ocala Friday. He expects to bring up
a number of Lake county agricultur agriculturists.
ists. agriculturists. Profs. Spencer and McQuarrie
of the state university have promised
to be present, and Mr. McCully wants
as many as possible of our own far farmers
mers farmers to be here to meet them.
There will be no more Sunday trips
on' the Daylight Line this season. The
boats have been running every day
since the season opened and both men
arid machinery needed a rest. The ex excursions
cursions excursions were delightful to those who
went on them, but were not heavily
patronized, and if it hadn't been for
the tourist travel, the boats would
have lost money.
Greater interest has never been
created in this county than that caus caused
ed caused by the Tampa Times in its an announcement
nouncement announcement of February 10, that it
would give away, absolutely free, to j
the people in the state of Florida, j
more than 15,000 in valuable prizes.
To head this magnificent array of
prizes is a $3,000 bungalow home in
one of the best residential sections of
the city of Tampa. As a second prize,
a $1,750, 1915, six-cylinder,5 seven seven-passenger
passenger seven-passenger Buick touring car; as a
third prize, a $1,125, 1915 model, four four-cylinder,
cylinder, four-cylinder, five-passenger Reo touring
car and as a fourth prize, an $850,
five-passenger, four-cylinder, 1915
model, Dodge touring car. These four
prizes are to be known as grand
prizes and can be won by anybody in
the state of Florida.
Besides these four grand prizes,
there are forty-six (46) other prizes,
including six $650 Turner player pi pianos,
anos, pianos, six $300 furniture credits, six
$100 diamonds, six $75 graf onolas,
six $50 merchandise credits, six $50
grocery credits, three $100 bank ac accounts
counts accounts and seven $20 merchandise
credits. All of these to be given
away absolutely free ( by the Tampa
' A special invitation is extended to
the people of this county to enter
this campaign and win one of these
prizes. Any white person of good
character, man or woman, boy or
girl, is eligible and there are no ob obligations
ligations obligations attached to entering. The
thing; necessary is to secure votes.
These are secured in two ways, by
clipping the daily ballot appearing in
the Times and by securing prepaid
subscriptions to the paper.
The contest has just started and
"nominations' are now open. Bright,
wide-awake persons of this county
appear to have before them an un unusual
usual unusual opportunity to be rewarded
handsomely for a few weeks of pleas pleasant
ant pleasant work among' their friends and
The great feature about this prize
campaign is that there will be ab absolutely
solutely absolutely no' losers as every partici
pant, no matter how small an amount
of business he may secure for the
Times will bs rewarded. In the event
that he does not win one of the larger
prizes mentioned above, he or she will
be given 10 per cent of the amount of
money' collected and turned in in the
circulation department of the Times.
Those who desire to enter this cam campaign
paign campaign are advised by this paper to
send their names at once for full in
formation and particulars to the
assistant circulation manasrer of the
Tampa Times, Tampa, Fla.
several oi tne prizes snouia come
to this county and why not some of
our bright young men and womeYi
take advantage of this opportunity
and let the people of Tampa know
that we can be up and doing any time
the opportunity presents itself ?
Write. to the Times for information.
Among the Star's pleasant callers
today was Prof. J. C. Ewing former
ly of Kansas City, Mo., but now i
resident of Burbank. He has a beau beautiful
tiful beautiful place near Daisy and proposes
spending his remaining years in that
delightful section, after thirty stren strenuous
uous strenuous years in the school rooms of his
native state. Mrs. twintr who is now
in Tampa, will join him in a few
Mr. S. Lehman and daughter, Miss
Lehman of Summerfield, were pleas pleasant
ant pleasant callers at this office today. Mr.
Lehman has the largest vineyard in
the county and has been most success successful
ful successful in grape culture. Miss Lehman
carries on a successful merchandise
Dr. J. Walter Hood's new flice tele telephone
phone telephone number is 284. 15-tf


State Board of Health Exhibit, which
will be Here this Week
Don't forget that on Thursday and
Friday the state board of health ex exhibit
hibit exhibit will be at the Board of Trade
rooms as a great educational feature
to every man, woman and child. We
want you to come and study this ex exhibit
hibit exhibit while it is in our city. Our
school board could not do a wiser
thing than to instruct our schools on
one of these days to turn out their
scholars at the noon hour and bring
every teacher and pupil and let them
learn these great lessons of Health
and sanitation.
These exhibits will be in charge of
Dr. Young of the state board and
Miss Henderson, who is connected also
with the board and is so proficient in
tuberculosis diseases. No one should
miss this opportunity for these les lessons
sons lessons as this information cannot be
obtained except on occasions of thi3
kind. It is all free and all are wel welcome.
come. welcome. Be sure to come.
J. D. Rooney, Secretary.
An adjourned meeting of the city
council was held at the council chamb chambers
ers chambers last night. Present, Chairman
Meffert, Aldermen Gerig, Knight,
Moore and Nash.
Communications were 'read from
Messrs. El, T. Helvenston and Lester
Warner regarding the sale or lease" of
lands to the city for the purpose of
securing lime rock for street work.
Both were referred to the street com committee
mittee committee for investigation. Mr. Helven Helven-ston's
ston's Helven-ston's property is in the southeastern
part of the city, while Mr. Warner's
in the southwestern section near the
golf links. A number of like propo propositions
sitions propositions have been filed -V at former
meetings, and with the many tracts to
select from the ycommittee is in posi position
tion position to get a deposit Jhat will serve
for many years to come.
An application of R. K. Limbough
for position on the night police force
was filed for information.
The Ashley Sheet Metal Works
submitted proposition for putting iron
roof, guttering, etc., on the market
building -now occupied by the Chero-
Cola Company. The matter was re
ferred to the market committee with
instructions to secure bids for this
work, and the above named firm was
allowed to withdraw its bid if it so
desired on account of its having been
made "public before the other bids
were in. V
Marshal Frank W. Adams submit-
ted a proposition to the council for
placing safety signs or "dummy po policemen"
licemen" policemen" at the intersections of cer certain
tain certain streets in the business section of
the city. The matter was discussed
at some length and' referred to the
police committee. It is proposed, to
place" "turn to the right" signs in the
center of the crossings to avoid ve vehicles
hicles vehicles colliding when turning corners
on streets where the view is entirely
obstructed by buildings.
That portion of the auditor's report
which remained unread at last meet meeting
ing meeting was ordered read. The section of
the report referring to the city-col
lector and treasurer's accounts re
f erred to as "Schedule 12 was dis
cussed by the councilmen, as was also
the communication of Mr. Clyatt in
regard to the same section. The clerk
was instructed to send a copy of Mr.
Clyatt's communication to the audit
ing company and ask for an explana
tion of the section of their report re
f erred to therein.
Two accounts for overcharges on
pound .fees were ordered refunded,
one to Mr. Alex Mathews and one to
Robert Bagley, after they have been
approved by Officers Adams and Hol-
Council then adjourned.
Call J. F. Robbinson at phone 443. All
work guaranteed. 2-13-tf
Smoke Cuban Club, 5c Cigar.
Of imeqtzalled QUALITY,
sxxcii as ejrare the re
salt of extraordinary care
Ck watchfulness la the pur purchase
chase purchase of only the Highest
Grade of Haw Materials.
The workmanship also
Is watched as carefully.
mud the same unremitting
watchfulness enters into
the manufacture of onr
Cons. Bars Drops and
other Counter Goods as in
If yem want m Nourishing.
Strengthening Chocolate, with
.lieal Food Value, and at the
same time hevfnrf apleamnt
OLATE CHOCOLATE or Chocolate Dipped
Funeral Director and
. Embalmer
E. C. Jordan & Co.
I Furniture and
Phone 10
Ocala, Fla.


Making an American Tour, will
One of the Attractions at the
Ocala Chautauqua
.- :
THE $50,000 "HAND
This hand has had1 thirty years of
incessant training, coupled with the
inborn soul of the artist fashioned it.
It does not appear very different
from other well developed hands. But
it carries power and expresses thru
the violin such exquisite beauty and
marvelous tone pictures which the
player sees and feels as he interprets
the work of the masters.
Skovgaard plays upon a magnifi magnificent
cent magnificent Stradivarius violin costing him
$13,000. Don't miss this wonderful
musical treat. Nothing like it ever
before in our city.
Tot the Sixty Citizens Pledged to the
What are. each of you doing to
make this occasion a success? Let
us all get busy. It means for each
signer to sell only six season tickets
to make our pledge good. Remem Remember,
ber, Remember, only seventeen more days until
it opens. We must get busy and get
this money in the bank. Rally now
every one and let this week be Chau
tauqua, ticket selling week.
J. D. Rooney, Secretary.
People who trade with the Rexall
stores get best quality in everything.
Gerig's. 18-tf
A lot of new novels at The Murray
Company. 18-3t
Everybody who is afflicted with
Rheumatism in any form should by all
means keep a bottle of Sloan's Lini Liniment
ment Liniment on hand. The minute you feel
pain or soreness in a joint or muscle,
bathe it with Sloan's Liniment. Do
not rub it.. Sloan's penetrates almost
immediately right to the seat of pain,
releiving the hot, tender, swollen
feeling and making the part easy and
comfortable. Get a bottle of Sloan's
Liniment for 25c of any druggist and
have it in the house against Cold3,
Sore and Swollen Joints, Lumbago,
Sciatica and like ailments. Your
money back if not satisfied, but it
does give almost instant relief. Buy
a bottle today, tues-thurs-fri-wkly.
- i
The most complete line of high
grade toilet articles in Ocala may be
found at our store reasonable prices
prevail too. The Court Pharmacy. Ct
You will find that Chamberlain'3
Cough Remedy has recocmized advan
tages over most medicines in use for
coughs and colds. It doe3 not sup suppress
press suppress a cough but loosens and reliev relieves
es relieves it. It aids expectoration and opens
the secretions, which enables the sys system
tem system to throw oil a cold. It counter counteracts
acts counteracts any tendency of a cold to re
sult in pneumonia. It contains no
opium or other narcotics, and rr.av Lg
given to. a child .as conf.dently as to
an adult. lor sula by ali dru

who owns the dwelling the business property that siaa l
your name?
of course you think that you do; hut are you right?
the question is worth considering, it involves the origin, and tl
the development of individual ownership in land.
in the beginning of civilization no man owned any definite part cf
the earth, nomadic tribes camped over particular sections of It;
homes and trading places were. not fixed; land was too plentiful for
individuals to dispute over the1 occupancy of any particular fpot.

florida title and abstract corporation

lit. Rev. Abbott Charles, Pres.
to Leo
Five Miles West of Dade City and



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Copper and
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Truss Rods,
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Iron Work
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Hollers and
Tanks Built
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urlnj? RAvral weeks of expectancy
e is a splendid external embrocation
' in our "ITothex'a

Trlend" in which
thousands of women
have -the most un unbounded
bounded unbounded confidence.
They have used it
and know. They tell
of its wonderful in influence
fluence influence to ease the
abdominal muscles
and how they avoid

ed those dreaded

' tchlcs pains that are so much tallced
ut This Bafa external application Is
tly used over the skin to render it
enable to the natural etretchlns which
undergoes. The myriad of nerve
?ads just beneath the skin is thus
n-ed of unnecessary pain-producing
ses and great physical relief .13 the
alt as expressed by a host of happy
vers who write from experience,
j j3 a subject that all women should
familiar with as "Mother's Friend"
f .m ia use many years, and is recom recom-lf!(il
lf!(il recom-lf!(il by prandmothwwho In their ear-.
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Atlantic Coast Line

No. 9, Jacksonville to Leesburg

9:05 p. m.
No. 10Leesburg to Jacksonville
0:05 a. m.
Ko; 37, Jacksonville to St. Peters
burg 2:18 a. rn.
No. 38, S' Petersburg to Jackson
ville 2:25 a. m.

No. 39, Jacksonville to St. Peters

burg 2:40 p.m.
No. 40, St. Petersburg to JacKsoa
ville 1:14 p. m.

No. 140. Ocala io Palatka 4:10 p.

No. 141, Palatka to Ocala 10:50

a.' rn.
No. 49, Ocala to HDmosassa
Leaves, 2:25 p.' m.
No. 48, Homosassa to Ocala--Arrives
1:05 p. m.
No. 35 (Sunny Jim) Ocala to Lake Lake-iand
iand Lake-iand 6:40 a. m., Tuesday, Thursday
and. Saturday.
No. 32 (Sunny jim) Lakeland ; to

Ocala 9 : 50 p. m., Tuesday, Thurs Thursday
day Thursday and Saturday.

No. 151, Ocala to Wilcox 6:10 a.
m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
No. 150, Wilcox to Ocala 5: 45. p.
m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
Seaboard Air Line
No. 1, Jackson vflle to Tampa

1:50 a. m.
No. 3, Jacksonville to Tampa Ar Arrive,
rive, Arrive, 12:40 p. m; leave 1:18.
No, 9, Jacksonville to Tampa
1 p. m.

No. 2, Tampa to Jacksonville. 2:30

a. m.
No. 4. Tampa to Jacksonville Ar Arrive
rive Arrive 1 p. m.; leave 1:20 p. m.
No. 10, Tampa to Jacksonville
4:10 p. m. ;
Ocala Northern

No. 71 Arrives from Palatk.

ii : 30 a. m.

No. 72 Leaves Ocala for Palaiita

at 1:05 p. m.



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True Enioymcnt.

Wife (returning from matinee)

Oh it was too lovely! She had on a

pale Nile green silk with bands of.

passementerie down the front, ana xne
irrandpRt diamonds you ever saw, and

when she died, in the last act, she

rolled over four times, and every worn

an .In th house was crying. I never

enjoyed a play so much in my life."

Puck. v

(Copyright,1 1914, by W. G. Chapman.)
"Hello, Hal any thing wrong ?"
"Nothing but what money can cure."
- "H'm!" observed the first speaker
as he proceeded on hi3 way. "I don't
like that sentiment, and I alwayi
thought that Hal Sturgea waa the last
man in the world to entertain such a
fallacy.": v "v'iv '''lr';:-- !v"
The soliloquizer, however, did not
know that his usually bustlings-hope

ful young friend was under a pretty
severe strain at the present time.
Hope, ambitionlove, seemed all about
to wither away because of money and
its urgent need. -i
Many years previous Hal's father
had loaned David -Eastman a largo
sum of money. Things went wrong
with Eastman. Then they went bet.
ter. He was honest and he turned
nver to his creditor his ; little mort

gaged farm at Gray ton, with the pro proviso
viso proviso that he was to be its tenant at

a fixed rental while he lived. Finally
Eastman wrote to Hals father that
he would be able to square the whole
debt, some ten thousand dollars, with within
in within a; year."-- 'l ': : !!''!: r :
Hal's father died before the year
was up Hal wrote to Mr. Eastman,
asking what the prospects as to the
promised money might be. -He re received
ceived received a speedy reply, stating that if
he would come down to Grayton the
old account" would" be settled in cold
cash... '.1111:111
Hal arrived at Grayton, to find that

Mi. Eastman had died tne aay oeioro.
a search was made for a wilL None

was found. For, money. There was
none at bank nor in: the house. Only
the old farmhouse was in evidence as
fonshlA nroDerty.

It was. a great disappointment uj

Hal, all this. He had connoemiy
counted on the money to start in
business. He had already invested m

that direcUon. This became a aeaa
loss. He had to go back to a poor

paying posiUon in the adjoining town.
Then, too, a situation evolved at the
little farm that distressed him. Dur

ing the last year of his life Mr. East

man had eiven a home to an orpnau

Merchant's Cafe, A. C. L. depot
corner. Meals a la carte and lunches

at any hour. Adv.

W. II. Lane, 31. D., Pnyslcian and

r ---oo-n, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose

Library Bullclng,

lelver & MacKay

Funeral Directors

Fine Ccsliets and Ccrial Cotes.


Funeral Directors

All Work Dene by Licensed Embal-

mers and Fully Guaranteed

D. E. McIVER 104

a V. ROBERTS 305

TTnsffirtakinir OfHce .45

gin uet mu bim -i-vu
Lois Blynn. The young lady had been
housekeeper and nurse for her old
almoner. He had given her a cow,
some chickens, and the old farm horse
and carryall. Independently Nellie
had worked up quite a clientele for
milk and eggs in the neighboring vil village..
lage.. village.. Usually, Saturdays he ran down to
the farm.
. Upon the day that he felt that
money would cure a great-. proportion
of his ills, Ha) was realizing how
slow was the process, in his present
environment towards attaining a com-

netence. Unknowingly, the vague I

thought of being able to ask Nellie to
become his life partner had a certain

place in his aspirations.
Mo was BTeeted at the farm by Nel

lie in her usual bright sympathetic
mood. He stayed to supper. As usual
he gave to little big-eyed, wistful Lois,
the few pennies he never begrudged
her. ; .:
"Vnn mustn't do that. Mr. Sturges,

chlded Nellie Gently, as the little" one
scampered away.
"Why not?" challenged Hal, pleas pleasantly.
antly. pleasantly.
"Because shev seems to lose them
all. r It is strange, but she never asks
to go to the village and buy sweet sweetmeats,
meats, sweetmeats, like ordinary children. The
pennies always disappear mysteri mysteriously
ously mysteriously and she never tells where they
en in

"Perhaps she has a secret hoarding

rtinooT' mieeested Hal. with a smue

Hp left' Nellie and strolled through

thP. orchard in quest of the truant

.-..hild. Finally he caught. sight of her

bin a fmrk over near a fence corner.

"Why, what are you up to, little

one?" propounded Hal.
Lois looked up with a little an
swerine frown,

"Not very nice, being peek-a-boo on
a young lady!" she chided. childishly.
"If you want to know, though, I'm
planting pennies 1"
"Planting pennies!" ejaculated the
baffled Hal.
"Yes, sir. All you give me in
here," and she patted the ground.
"When they grows, I'se going to pick
whole baskusfuls ofE'n the bushes.'
"Whatever put that in your head,
.bnri demanded Hal.

"Gran'pa;" so she had been taught
to designate Mr. Eastman.
"How is that?" pressed Hal.
"Saw him do it, watched him," was
the blunt explanation. "Bags and
they chinked. And jew'lry, and pa

pers. He man l Know i wao natvo
him. Never growed, though. Guess
spot was too shady."
"WTiere was the spot, Lois? pressed
Hal eagerly.
She showed him. A bright light of
intelligence had flooded Hal Sturges'
mind. Ten minutes later he was view viewing
ing viewing the ground under an old oak tree
where Lois insisted she had seem
"Gran'pa" "planting money.".
"I've been doing some digging," aa aa-Hal
Hal aa-Hal to Nellie somewhat later.

and he told of his discovery. "A small

fortune." he explained. "Dear little

Lois, but for her the hidden store

tniffht never have been found. Then,

and he drew nearer to Nellie with a
manner that cn?ciously made her flut

ter, "1 snouid" not" nave been able for
a long time to ask a question I must

cow propound."
"A question? faltered Nelli

"Yes, dear Nellie," was the prompt
response, "wi?l you become Ciy wife?

a mi a-


Grace Church, Ocala, Fla Corner E.
Broadway and Watula Streets

Jacksonville, Florida

(Rev. j. G. Glass, Rector)
i( t, i t
, Ash Wednesday
7 a. m. Holy communion.
11 a. m. Morning prayer.
7:30 p. m. Evening prayer.
4:30 p. m. Mondays and Saturdays.
7:30 p: m. Fridays. x
Sunday Services

7:30 a. m. Holy communion, except

first Sunday.

9:45 a. m. Sunday school.

11 a; in. Morning prayer and ser-

rv, avnonf nn first Sundav. when

Uwitf WAWJV -

there will be Litany and holy ; -com-munion.

7:30 tj. m. Evening prayer, follow

ed by conference on "Use and Con

tents of the Book of Common Prayer.'


There Can be No Doubt About the

Results in Ocala 1
K Results tell' the tale.
(All doubt is removed.
The testimony of an Ocala citizen
can "be easily investigated.
Wbnt :hAttr nroof can be had?

J, A. Chandler, .proprietor of the
New Grocery Co., 34 W. Broadway,
Ocala, says: "Knowing -what great
benefit Doan's Kidney Pills have
family; I take

pleasure In recommending 'them to
sufferers from kidney complaint. The
one I refer to had (been having con considerable
siderable considerable trouble -with his back and
kidneys. At one time he was oblig obliged
ed obliged to give up his work for several
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for several years. People who have
used them will take nothing else. I
can recommend them to my customers
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Marion County. Abstract Compa


First Consideration-and Special Attention Giver to.





Primitive Weapon of Destruction i
Mlht Have Been a Great Sue-
cess but for One Reason. j
At a time when submarine mines j
rcuct be much ia LIr. Winston Church- j
Hi's thoughts one wonders whether he j
ever recalls his early experiences of j
these destructive agents in the Su- j
dan campaign of 1898. As the Brit-,
Ish troops approached Omdurman the ;
Khalifa Abdullah conceived the idea j
of unsettins: the British gunboat ex- f

pedition by mining the Nile. A former
oQcer of the Egyptian army whom he
hart Inn r held prisoner; was ordered
by the khalifa to construct a couple of i
mines, which were proaceu iuhu iuhu-with.
with. iuhu-with. They were primitive in form,
consisting, in fact, of two. old iron
boilers etuffed with : gunpowder, in
which was concealed a pistol with a
etrtos attached to the trigger whereby
the charge could be exploded. The
first mine was laid by the Ismailia,
worked by a native crew, and demon demonstrated
strated demonstrated it3 efficiency by exploding on
the Instant, sinking the Ismailia and
killing the crew, including the mine
The khalifa wa3 delighted, not at
the accident, but at the testimony to
the power of the invention, and Im Immediately
mediately Immediately ordered the emir in charge
of his arsenal to lay the second mine.
L'ho emir, profiting by experience, in- j
ured bis safety by putting the Nile
into the boiler before he put the boiler
into the Nile. He then carried out the
immersion successfully, to the joy of
Abdullah, who loaded him with "pres "presents
ents "presents and prices.' Manchester Guard Guardian
ian Guardian
Rcturnfiigi Asti-al Visitor Expected to
lit Vis'tla to the Naked Eye About
y ;Chr;otmas Time.
7t it T.-ith u' nouse of relief that as as-.trcnomsrs
.trcnomsrs as-.trcnomsrs have heard of the safe re return
turn return of Knckc's comet, which has just
to in located in the constellation of
; Forstus by c. Russian astronomer in
tha Crimea. This comet was due to
appear on one of its periodical visits
early in 190S, but to the bewilderment
of th'i astronomical world" two comets
turned up in the predicted place
.wiihiira few weeks of each other. A
tion ilentified the eecond of these two
cs the genuine Encke, but the sugges suggestion
tion suggestion was iput forth that the pther": was, perhaps, a bit of the Encke
coroeV which had been broken off as
th$ result of a collision with some un un-.
. un-. E'2riPrhody: , .' ; :
As this particular comet is not built
c-a raaesive lines it was feared that it
would s not survive another celestial
collision. Happily, it etill survives to
nive astronomers another chance of
solving the mystery of its steady ap ap-pronch
pronch ap-pronch to the sun, a dangerous habit
which no other member of the solar
system has yet copied If all goes
well the comet should be visible to the
A Boston Institution.
Franklin Square house faces the
beautiful Franklin 'square, -with Us
trc?3 and flowers, and also on Wash Wash-l:;tcn
l:;tcn Wash-l:;tcn street, but on the top of the
new addition is provided a roof gar garden,
den, garden, vhere the advantages of open aif
for the social festivities and 'even for
sleeping purposes can be obtained.
There is nothing in the '.way of modern
conveniences that is. not provided, for
tbo basic idea in Franklin square -i3
to provide everything .that preserves
the health and insures to the happi happiness
ness happiness of its guests.
The Cruft Hospital is well said to be
a little world of its own. Every guest
of the, house is cared for as tenderly
and devotedly as though at home. In
fact, the board provided for medical
attention, but the hospital records are
most encouraging as to the health and
visor cf the Franklin Square house
r.lrl3. "The Famous Franklin Square
House." bv Mitrihp.11 MnrniPriTiP- in Na.
:::al Magazine,
. Can the Wizard Do It?
"Fish can breathe or extract oxygen
from the water. -Why should not men
In submarines' be able to do the same
thing and thus make It possible to
etay under the surface for weeks?'
Thomas A. Edison asked the question
on the occasion of his first visit on
a battleship and in a submarine a few
days ago, and answers it nonchalantly
with: "It can be done in half an hour's
Work." -. ..; ; : W
This ia rather important if true, to
ba able to equip these i underwater
craft with fish gills, as it were, and
"the wizard" usually does what he
eays he can do. Such an equipment
must vastly increase the efficiency of
the submarine as an arm of the navy,
and it is already a question whether it
la not destined to displace the dread-
United Ctstes Store cf Gold Treasure.
Although the United States has al already
ready already a gredter store of gold than
any other nation, the supply is now in increasing'.
creasing'. increasing'. a; a'.rate which will probably'
Coutle its treasure in a decade. An
c :t::nate, which of course is theoreti theoretical,
cal, theoretical, places the value of the gold this
country will possess at the close of the
century at aproximately $10,000,000,-
i-J. inat in keeping at. the present
time is divided among mints and treas treas-uries
uries treas-uries in various states, of which the
Denver mint held $510,000,000 on the
first day of this year. The mint at
Philadelphia, which has the second
largest store, usually has 600 or more
tens of gold in safe-keeping. Popular
Virginia Style
r'Llade in Marion County,
Florida, U. S. A.)
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Hl'AITIPR flfl TI1F PiflRflFR
(Copyright, 1914, by the McClure Newspa Newspaper
per Newspaper Syndicate.)
Miss Madge Seaforth was playing
the piano In the parlor of her father's
house when all at once there came a
jangle. If one is playing 'The Old
Folks at Home" and absently wan wanders
ders wanders off into the air of "Yankee
Doodle," there's going to be a jangle.
And then you suddenly remember
that you borrowed Bessie Walter's
dream-book : a day or two ago, and
solemnly promised her that if the
reading of it caused you to dream you
would faithfully relate that dream to
the lender of the book without unnec unnecessary
essary unnecessary delay.
Well, Miss Madge had read the book
from cover to cover.. Much of Its con contents
tents contents had made her gasp and shiver.
She had dreamed of being chased by
snakes, wolves, brigands and runaway
locomotives. ;; : ,:.;;''' : T
They had run her through swamps,
thickets and meadows; they had run
her up hill and down; they ran her
through streets and alleys.
At last, after the chase had'eon had'eon-tinued
tinued had'eon-tinued for miles and the poor girl
had just jumped a fence nine feet
high without her French heels touch touching
ing touching a splinter, she caught the lower
limb of a tree and clambered up to
safety She went to the telephone to
relate the dream In full. Miss Madge
settled herself for a cozy chat when
the answer came back from the cen central
tral central office: ""'
"Can't do it; the lines are crossed."
: "Wliat's the matter with the line?"
"It's never in 'order!"
"And I wanted to talk to Wall
street!" -vV.'-- T ;
- "You man with the big bull voice,
shut up!" -:
Miss Madge found herself interest interested.
ed. interested. 1 There was one firm, clear voice
that dominated the rest, though it was
lost in the shufiie now and then. The
girl caught these words:
f "At least ten thousand. About two
o'clock. The corner of Willow and
Stark streets. Don't strike 1 to kill,
but to stun. Yes, two of them. Then
upstairs and down the back way.
Sure thing." : .
What was the meaning of those
words! Here was something different
from a dream. It was a mystery. "I
am going to be there and see it," she
mused.! ':X ,, X "'
At 1:45 that afternoon an auto with
Miss Madge Seaforth seated in the
tonneau was at the corner of Willow
and Stark streets. Three men were
leaning against a wall.
From down Stark street came twTo
men. One of the men carried a
leather bag. j
A moment more and things began
to happen. The three loungers at attacked
tacked attacked the two men with the bag.
There were I shouts and blows and
scufSing. : The chauffeur leaped to the
walk and ran away. Miss Madge
opened the door of the vehicle and
Btood screaming. She hardly realized
It when one of the men threw the bag
at her feet. ::v -'V-.'. .?---.y v v. ":'
"Save it from the thugs if you can!"
l And then the girl found herself at
the wheel and speeding away. Straight
home, a mile away, and the bag was
carried into the house. It was then
that Miss Madge had a fit of hysteria.
The evening papers had a sensation,
and as Miss Madge read the scare scare-heads
heads scare-heads she was as white as a sheet.
"The boldest holdup for years!"
"Planned by a handsome girl!"
"She waits in an auto and drives
off with the $8,000 that was to pay
the hands in a factory!"
"The rebbers arrested, but they
won't talk!"
"Their victims seriously injured in
their'plucky fight!" ;
"Who is the handsome queen of the
robber gang?" ; y
No police and no reporters until
Mr. Seaforth arrived home and tele telephoned
phoned telephoned them. A few explanations and
all was made clear. M
Nine detectives and 21 reporters
called at the Seaforth residence for in interviews.
terviews. interviews. The factory men called.
Strangers in the city called and said
it was a bully thing to do. Seventeen
photographers wanted sittings, and
felt ill-used when they did not secure
Among the last callers was Stephen
Adair, one of the robbers victims. He
it was who threw the bag into the
auto and shouted to the girl to drive
off, and he had been made a hero of,
He still wore a plaster or two ove3
his hurts, but it is always proper fo
a hero to want to' call on a heroine.
And there was opportunity for ad-
to grow into love, and It
The best gm rickey in the ,city is
rvrd at Johnny's Place. 22-OZ

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Marion-Dunn Lodge ?co. 10. F. &
A. M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evening" of each month-at
7:30 o'clock, until further notice.
A. E. Burnett, W. M.
f Jake Brown, Secretary. Ad
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge'a hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 730 o'clock.
Mrs. Emily Webb, W. M.
Mrs. Lillian Simmons, Sec'y
OCALA. LODGE NO. 280, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth "Suesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house
opposite postoffice, east side.
David S. WillUms, E. R.
L. W. Harley, Secretary. Ad
Ocala Lodge No. t ta'J, L. O. M.,
meets every Thursday at 8:30 p. u.
Visiting brethern always welcome io
the lodge and 'club house on Mag
nolia street, near postofiloe.i
j. D. Rooney, Dictator.
Tulula Lodge No. 22. I. O. O. F.,
meets in Yonge's Hall every. Tuesday
evenng at 8 o'clock. A warm( wel welcome
come welcome always extended to visiting
brethren, v J. D. Wilkes, N. G.
rW. L. Colbert, Secretary. y
Concordia Lodge, Fraternal Union
of America, meets in .Yonge's Hall
cn the second Thursday evening of
each month. Geo. L. Taylor. F. M
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary. Ad
Fot King Camp No. 14 meets at
the K. of P. Hall, at 7:30 p. m., every
second and fourths Friday. Visitln?
sovereigns are always welcome.
J. W. Lamar, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk.
Ocala Lodge No. ,19. Conventions
held every Monday at 7:30 p. m., at
Castle Hall, over ihe James Carlisle
drugstore. A cordial welcome to vis visiting
iting visiting brothers.
Charles Goddard, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, K. of R. S. Ad
V v
CHAPTER NO. 13, R. A. M.
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
fourth Friday in every month at
7:30 p. m. H. S. Wesson, H. P.
Jake; Secretary.
The Ocala Temple Lodge No. 28
Pythian Sisters, meets every Tuesday
afternoon at 2:30 at Castle Hall, west
of courthouse. Visiting members are
cordially invited to meet with us.
, Sarah C, Blitch, M. E. C.
Kate B. Howell, M. R. and M. C.
New York Newspapers.
Besides thirty-nine newspapers
printed in English, New York city has
ten in Italian, seven German, seven
Yiddish, three Greek, three Hungarian,
two French, two Pohemian, two Croa Croatian,
tian, Croatian, one Spanish, Servian, Syrian and
Many people rely upon Chamber Chamber-Iain's
Iain's Chamber-Iain's Cough Remedy cas cases
es cases of colds and croup, ad it never
disappoints them. Mrs. E. H. Thomas
of Logansport, Ind., writes: 4I have
found Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
to be the best medicine for colds and
croup I have ever used, and never tire
of recommending it to my friends and
neighbors I have always given it to
my children .when suffering from
croup, and it has never failed to give
them prompt relief." For sale by all
dealers. Adv.
Beyond Understanding.
Every atom of matter in the uni universe
verse universe of atoms, of which our earth is
like all the other so-called spheres,
merely an aggregation of atoms, at attracts
tracts attracts every other atom; but why It
is and where that attraction had a
beginning, the very word "beginning"
expressing an impossibility, no scien scientist,
tist, scientist, no matter how sagaciously he may
wag his ponderous head, can advance
any but a banal and perfunctory offer offering.
ing. offering. Fresh Marion County eggs, 20c a
dozen at the Cam-Thomas Co. 22-3t.
S:noI:e' Cutan Club, 5c Ciar.


Richard Pearson Ilobson to Lecture in
the Chautauqua
Captain Richard Pearson Hobson,
known the world over as the hero of
the Merrimac, is to appear in the big
chautauqua to be given in this city
next month. At present Captain Hob Hob-son
son Hob-son is serving his country as congress congressman
man congressman from Alabama.. He has been
leader in many great fights for nation national
al national uplift. He is a great orator, a
deep thinker, a man of pleasing per personality
sonality personality and orie of our country's big biggest
gest biggest men.
His lecture at the chautauqua,
"America in the 20th Century," will
be most timefy, in view of the great
European war. The theme is, Ameri
ca to be to the Modern World, what
Rome was to the anciht world-
exponent of liberty and free distribu distribution,
tion, distribution, peacemaker among nations, the
leader to bring about the brotherhood
of .man.
The Chautauqua Association is
making preparations for Captain
Hob son's day with us, for it will- be
one of the especial big days of the
In this lecture Captain Hobson
bings a message of keen interest and
one of vital importance to every
American farmer, merchant, profes professional
sional professional man, father, and mother and a
message' that every boy and girl of
the country should hear.
Cherish Enthusiasm.
Faithful work is possible even if
enthusiasm is lacking, but no one
makes a i; splendid success without
bringing to his task "ardor as well as
industry. To love your work and be believe
lieve believe in its outcome are essential to a
high, grade of achievement. Cherish
your enthusiasms. To try to succeed
without them is as foolish as to tie
one hand behind your back and see
what you can accomplish with the
"Coming events cast their shadow
before." This is especially true of
jilious attacks. Your appetite will
fail, you will feel dull and languid.
If you are subject to bilious attacks
take three of Chamberlain's Tablets
as soon as these symptoms appear and
the attack may bs warded off. For
sale by all dealers. Adv.
Cleaning a Mackintosh.
Mackintoshes, when dirty, can bt
easily cleaned at home. Spread out
the garment flat on the table and
scrub with warm water and yllow
soap in which a little carbonate of
ammonia has. been dissolved. Rinse
in cold water and hang in the air to
dry. On no account put it near the
Eight or ten head of first class, sec
ond hand, general purpose mules; will
1 1)3 sold, cheap for cash or on time with
approved security. Cin be seen at my
place at Lynne. JOHN R. ROGERS,
I.ynne, Fla. 1-1-tf tues-fri
The earliest birdlike creature,
known as the "pterodactyl," away back
in the mesozoic period, was a flying
reptile, batlike, and with, a stretch of
wing of about eight feet. It was very
late, geologically speaking, before true
blrd3 birds that sang came upon the
Always buy your drugs from a Rex
all store. They are America's best
drug stores. 18-tf
Take Rexall Liver Salts for that
tired, sleepy feelir.,?. Gerig's. 9-tf
Fresh Tom Watson watermelon seed
for sale at 50 cents per pound. Ocala
Seed Store. 5-tf
Ten thousand choice tomato plants,
Globe variety, ready to set out, at $1
per thousand. Heintz, the Florist. Ct
Smoke Cuban Club, 5c Cigar.
Dr. Ruth S. Arnold
Phone 45
Colonial Hotel,
Ocala, Fla.

V Improvident Zulu.
The Zulu ia absolutely without prop property
erty property except the hut wherein he lives."
He i3 a strict apostle of the teach teaching
ing teaching ol take no thqught of the mor morrow.
row. morrow. 1 He never lays in any store and
if he has plenty one day he eats un until
til until he can hold no more. The next
day he may find nothing to eat anc
he gets along the best he can like
bird. Birds never store up for the
future. The Zulu Is the bird of man
kind. Ht decorates his head with
plumage and fine colored feathers,
but he has not clothing Sor hi3 body
except coarse woven cloth.
Our new seeds for spring planting
or both field and garden, are now in.
We can furnish them in any quantity
on short notice.
13-tf Bitting & Mathews,
410 N. Magnolia St., Ocala, Fla.
In Search of Knowledge.
"I shall call upon a fortune teller
this morning," said Mr. Blubb. "Go "Going
ing "Going to try to learn something about
the future?" asked Mr. Waggles. "Yes,
I'm going to ask him when he expects
to pay the arrears of rent for that cot cottage
tage cottage of mine he is occupying as a
'School of Astrology and Institute for
Psychical Research.
A large office safe, double .cut and
inside doors, Mosler, make, stands
over five feet high, 22 inches deep and!
36 inches wide. Will sell for, $50
cash. Less than the freight and dray-
age from factory. ; -Apply at Star of
fice. 2-18-tf
Why Pheasant Is Valued.
The renown of the pheasant as a
game bird Is due to its skill in hid hiding
ing hiding itself on the ground, the fine
shots that it offers -when driven from
cover, and the opportunities it, affords
to the fine art of "-okery.
State of Ohio, City, of Toledo,;
Lucas County, ss.
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that
he is senior partner of the firm of F.
J. Cheney & Co., doing business in the
city of Toledo, county and state afore
I said, and that said firm will pay the
fen f n'P TiTTwrmF.n nnu.ATiR
for each and every case of Catarrh
hat cannot be cured by the use of
Frank J. Cheney.
Sworn to before me and subscribed
in my presence, this 6th day of De
cember, A. D. 1886.
(Seal). A. W. Uleason,
Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter
nally and acts directly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system.
Send for testimonials free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by all druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti
pation. Ad.
Notice is hereby criven that the
board of county commissioners of Ma
rion county, Florida, intend to apply
to the legislature ol tne state 01 i?ior-
ida, at its regular session in 1915, for
a special legislation authorizing the
re-issue and validation of all outstand
ing county warrants issued by or un
der authority of the board of county
commissioners of Marion county, Flor
ida, prior to February 1st, 1915, or
such of said warrants as the said leg
islature may see fit to authorize to be
re-issued and validated; and also pro providing
viding providing for the payment of interest
thereon, and for making the said war
rants payable at fixed periods.
Board County Commissioners, Marion
County, Florida.
Of Application to the Legislature of
Florida for the Enactment of
Special or Local Legislation.
Notice is hereby eiven that applica
tion will be made to the legislature of
the state of Florida, at its next ses
sion in April, 1915, for the passage of
an act authorizing the city of Ocala
to purchase from other party or par par-tics,
tics, par-tics, electric current or power for the
use of the said city, either for light lighting
ing lighting or mannf acturini? rjurnoses. and
to distribute and sell the current so
purchased for lighting and manufac manufacturing
turing manufacturing purposes.
Also for the passage of an act au
thorizing and requiring the city coun council
cil council of Ocala to submit to the registered
voters of said city, any application
which may be made to said city, or its
council, for a franchise, whenever a
petition or application, signed by
twenty per cent of such registered
voters of the city, shall be presented
to the council, praying that the cues-!
tion of granting such franchise r hall
be submitted to and passed upen by'
tie registered voters or the zzia city.
2-17-8t-wed R. C. CAUP.

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Room Without Bath 51.00
Running Water in Everv Room in the House

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Rheumatism is often the effect vt some
iother blood affliction that has left its im
press In the joints, muscles and mucvui
coverings of the body. It works Into tno
tissue cells, those tiny, little bodies in
which nutrition goes on. And it is here
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Its action is marvelous. Bod-riddcn
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WISH; to inform our customers that the Ocala
Bazaar, which has been located for 17 years in the
store in the Commercial Bank Block, is now locat

ed in the two central store
Block, the handsome new
Metropolitan Realty &

shown in' the above picture. The store is just one
block further south than the former location. Re Remember
member Remember where our new home is located and come
to see us in our pretty new quarters.
We are showing a large line of Newest and Best
Goods in Ready-To-Wear Goods for men, wp-men-and
children, complete from head to foot, also

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For private, personal advice cn ri
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Engagement of Miss Bessie McKay
and Mr. William Taylor Announce
The engagement of Miss Bessie McKay-
and Mr. William D. Taylor has
been pleasantly rumored for sever several
al several weeks and the formal announce announcement
ment announcement was made today at a beautiful
luncheon, given by Mrs. John H. Tay-

home of Mrs. J. C. Garrett. Mission- j
ary work in China was the subject and
Mrs. Garrett, who has done mission-!
ary work in that country for twenty-j
five years, gave a most interesting j
illustrated lecture which was heard by
many auxiliary members and quite a
few other friends. After the lecture

a various assortment of articles used

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Tlie F-Ianancmenf cl BR. McCLANE
Medical:"-: Sursica!t'vliycIropatliIc' ;:;
and Electric Institute
Announces the moving of the Institute
ofiicesand treatment rooms to the Z. Butte
Building on Main Street, southeast corner
of Public Square, entrance between The
Murray Co., and Troxler s stands.

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season will be the occasion of more

sincere congratulations and good wish wishes,
es, wishes, not only here but through the
state. where these popular people are
so well known.
Mrs. Taylor, who is one of Miss
McKay's most intimate friends, invit invited
ed invited eleven young ladies to a spend-the-day
party. Fancy work bags were
carried and the morning was infor informally
mally informally spent, sewing and chatting and
though the import of the gathering
was suspicioned by the guests, there
was no visible evidence of the an announcement
nouncement announcement until luncheon was serv served.
ed. served. .Vv

Mrs. Taylor welcomed her guests at I

11:30 o'clock and receiving informally
with her were two of Ocala's loveli loveliest
est loveliest visitors, Miss Mary Wyatt Gal Gal-braith
braith Gal-braith and Miss Jean Austin.
Luncheon was served at 1 o'clock
and the table was exquisite in its
appointments. Covers were laid for
Mrs. Taylor, Misses Bessie MacKay,
Jean Austin, Mary Wyatt Galbraith,
Alice Bullock, Bettie Mclver, Janet
Weathers, Mary and Anna McDowell,
Minnie Stovall, Mamie Taylor and
Annie Atkinson. The place cards were
adorned with candelabrums twined
with sweet peas and the central dec dec-oration
oration dec-oration was a shower of yellow jessa

mine. ; :
The tempting menu consisted of
grape fruit cocktail, bullion, crackers,
turkey, cranberry sauce,' creamed po

tatoes, dressing, hot rolls, perfection)

salad, olives, wafers, ice cream, cake
and coffee and between courses the
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originality of the hostess," which hasj

made her one, of Ocala s most gra gracious
cious gracious entertainers, was evidenced in
cleverly arranged conceits, a recipe
for courtship and a contest with names
of historical lovers as answers, in intensified
tensified intensified the guests', suspicions and
when next to the ice course, the re result
sult result of a "heart puzzle, quite intricate,

revealed the words "Frances Eliza Elizabeth:
beth: Elizabeth: MacKay and William Dempsy
Taylor, spring, nineteen hundred and
fifteen" was revealed,, best wishes
were unanimously and instantaneously
showered upon the bride-elect by the

guests.' t ?:
The ice ; cream was served in little
flower, baskets with cake cut in
heart shape and as the course was
being brought in,v the shower of yel yellow
low yellow jessamine centering the table was
lifted, disclosing a kewpie bride, and
further emphasizing the approach approaching
ing approaching nupital event. j ::t
The coffee course was not served
until after 3 o'clock when the young
ladies had been joined by Mrs. George
MacKay, Mrs. E. L. Carney, Miss
Eugenia Fuller, Mrs. H. A. Water Waterman,
man, Waterman, Mrs. J. K. Austin, Mrs. C. H.
Lloyd, Mrs. D. E. Mclver, Mrs. J. J.

Gerig, Mrs. James Taylor, Mrs. Jack!

Camp and Miss Mary Connor.'
In entertaining her guests Mrs. Tay Taylor
lor Taylor i was charmingly assisted by her

mother, Mrs. G. S. Scott, and Mrs. Li
M.Murray. ;
Miss MacKay is the eldest daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George MacKay and
since her debut has, by a wide circle
of friends, been considered -one of
Ocala's most beautiful and lbviest
girls. She is admired by all who
know her best for her rare degree of
womanly sweetness and fascination of
manner. Friends are delighted that
her marriage will not take her to an another,
other, another, city., ; ;. y '..
Mr. Taylor, who has had marked
success as a business man is a popu popular,
lar, popular, member of the society set and
has a( host of friends throughout the
state who join, with his hundreds of
friends in this city in extending war

mest congratulations and best wishes.

The wedding will take place in the
spring and adding to the gayety of
the approaching" season, will v be "a
round of entertainments that will fill
the weeks preceeding the event ar arranged
ranged arranged especially in, their honor.

Miss Marguerite Williams, of Jack-

t sonville, t is the guest of her sister,
! Mrs. Greenwood.

played for the inspection of all pres

Athletic Basketball Game Tonight
The weekly basketball game at the
Athletic Club will be held tonight
(Wednesday) instead, of Friday night
as usual. Everybody cordially invited.
Game called at 8:15 sharp.
The ladies of the Golden Rule Circle
of King's Daughters of North Ocala
have postponed their entertainment
tomorrow night to an early date, to

be duly announced.

Miss Beulah Hall recently enjoyed
a delightful visit to Atlanta, going
down from Gainesville, Ga where she
is attending Brenau College.
Mrs. H. A. Waterman has returned
from a fortnight visit to her mother,
Mrs. B. P. Potter and f sister, Mrs.
Mallory,Liddon ih Jacksonville.

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At the Harrington Hall Mrs. M. H.
Stovall and Miss Minnie Stovall will
entertain Friday at lf o'clock at a
lovely luncheon complimentary to Mrs.
H. H. Dean of Gainesville, Ga., the

! guest of Mrs. J. H. Livingston

Fziday evening in Gainesville the
A. T. O. fraternity of the University
of Florida will entertain at a beauti beautiful
ful beautiful dance in honor of one of its most
popular members, Mr. T. S. Trantham
and his charming bride.' After their
marriage tomorrow evening, Mr. and
Mrs. Trantham will leave on the mid midnight
night midnight Irain f or Gainesville for an
over-night stay, before starting on
their bridal trip. t v
In the drawing contest at the Womr
an's Exchange yesterday afternoon,
Mrs. E. M Osborn was the lucky win win-ner.of
ner.of win-ner.of the kodak.
Miss Carrie Deen of the high schQol
faculty is ill with grip and her place
is being filled by Rev. R. B. Bowers.

In mentioning yesterday the chris christening
tening christening of the sweet young daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Williams, we said
Mrs. Maude Home stood proxy for
Mrs. M. A. Williams and it should
have been Mrs. R. S, Hall instead of
Mrs. Home.
Dr. W. H. Dodge will arrive tomor tomorrow
row tomorrow from Jacksonville to officiate at

Lthe Trantham-Bullock nuptials that

evening. It will be the firsb visit of
Dr.' Dodge since giving up the minis ministry
try ministry of the Presbyterian church in this
city and the warmest possible wel welcome
come welcome awaits him on his arrival.

A large shipment of Dennison's

crepe paper in all colors just receiv
ed at the Court Pharmacy. 17-6 1

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The regular monthly .meeting of the (

Fannie R. -Gary Missionary Society of
the Baptist church will be, held to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
church. Topic, "Social or Personal
Sercive.- All members and women of

the church are cordially invited to at attend.
tend. attend. '
Mrs. Oscar Cason of Homosassa is

visiting her mother, Mrs. C. T. Bart-j
lett. Her many friends will be glad j
to learn that she and Mr. Cason ex-!
pect to move back to Lakeland in i

about six weeks. Lakeland Telegram
MissMelvine Burts of Tampa, will
arrive next week to visit Miss Legie
Blitch and her aunt, Mrs. E. M. Os Os-born.
born. Os-born. At present Miss Burts is en enjoying
joying enjoying a visit to friends in Lake City.;
The first of a series of Lenten stud studies
ies studies to be given weekly under the aus auspices
pices auspices of the Woman's Auxiliary of
which Mrs. Julia Haisley has been
d resident for more than fortv vears.

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New York, Feb. 19, 1915.
Dr. Geo. Selden Waldo, Gainesville,
Dear Sir: Five hundred programs
have been shipped to each of your
engagements. I have tried to catch
everybody's taste from the most clas classical
sical classical musician to the one that cares
for entertaining music. The first
part of the program is for a New
York audience and so is the last part.
However, the last part would also be
enjoyed by an audience that has less
knowledge about music. The folk
dances are entertaining and even
cause smiles and laughter. "Talla "Tallahassee,"
hassee," "Tallahassee," by Cyril Scott, is of course,
written for Florida and I am giving
it as a compliment to the Florida peo people.
ple. people. The English composer, Cyril
Scott, met in Germany a young gen gentleman
tleman gentleman from your capital city, Talla Tallahassee.
hassee. Tallahassee. The friendship between the
young American and the' famous com composer
poser composer created this wonderful compo composition
sition composition of modern music.
You will notice from the programs
sent, rthat Miss Marie Ellerbrook U
substituting Mme. Ileness. Mme.
Heness lost her mother a few weeks
ago and is unable to sing the Florida
engagement. When Miss Ellerbrook.
of the New York Metropolitan Com Company,
pany, Company, heard of this, she "at once of offered
fered offered to fill her place. So Miss Eller Ellerbrook
brook Ellerbrook is singing in the place of Mme.

Ileness. Miss Ellerbrook is of the
type of Schumann-Heinkvand is prob probably
ably probably one of the most wonderful sing singers
ers singers of today. I absolutely guarantee
for her success.
Very cordially yotfrs,
.Axel Skovgaard.

Mrs. M. A., E. Robertson, motner of
Mrs. L. T. Hepdrix, died at 10 o'clock
Thursday morning, Feb. 11, at Mor Mor-riston.
riston. Mor-riston. Mrs. Robertson was 78 years
of age. She was born in Talbot
county, Ga., and came to this state
soon after her marriage about 58
years ago. She has been ill for over
a year and in failing health for near nearly
ly nearly three years. Mrs. Robertson
leaves the following children, Mrs. L.
T. Hendrix, Morriston; Mrs. Ida
Brooks, Gainesville, and itf rs. R. R.
Russell, Anthony.



The following invitation was receiv

ed this morning to the dedication ex exercises
ercises exercises of the Williston high school,

Friday, Feb. 26th.
President Woman's Club, Ocala:
My dear Mrs. Tydings: The Wil

nston civic Lieague extends to you
and the Woman's Club of Ocala, a

cordial invitation to Williston's great

day. We certainly" hope to have a good

representation from Ocala arid espe
cially claim the Woman's Club.
Very truly yours,
Mrs. Edna Peacock, President.


Mrs. M. A. E. Robertson was born

in Talbot county, Ga., July 4, 1827,

and died at the home of her son-iri

law, L. T. Hendrix in Marion county.

She came to Florida in the fall of

1847, where she has spent the re

mainder of her life. She was a wid

ow about 17 years, her husband hav having
ing having preceded her to the better land in
1898. She professed religion and
joined the Baptist church in early
womanhood and gave the Lord the
best service of her life, having been a
member of the church 65 years. All
these years she was a consistent, de devoted
voted devoted Christian. Sister Robertson
was a true, faithful, consecrated

Christian woman. As the years went
by she grew in the knowledge of the

Son of God and ripened into the full

and rich experience of all the graces

of Christianity. The world had lost

all its attraction for her and she lived
in the full hope of the things which

God has in store for those who love
and serve him. Like St. Paul, she

had a desire to depart and be with

the Lord. She fully realized the ap

proaching end. Her words were,

have been ready for this Co years

ago and I feel that I am ready to go.

Her death was peaceful and triumph triumphant.
ant. triumphant. Her work is done and the

master has said "Come ye blessed of
my father inherit the kingdom pre

pared for you from the foundation of

the world." A Friend.

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If you don't you may hav pneumonia and

This is plain talk, but you had better heed our
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cold or anything else wrong with you, we sell

ruu it oust preparations science and hone
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Our prescription department is our
pride. Ask the doctor. The Court
Pharmacy. 17-Ct


Every man, woman and child who is
a member of the Methodist church or

is inclined to the Methodist church -to

be on hand next Sunday at Sunday
school. Be sure and bring: the baby.

We want fifty babies present. tf

Consider the Poor.
It is written not, "Blessed is he that
feedeth the poor," but "Blessed is he
that considereth the poor." And you
know a little thought and a little
kindness are often worth more than a

great deal of money. Ruskin.



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ziness 'Dizziness and Constipation disappear af after
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Take a large empty tomato can or
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It is large enough for any jar and
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past the cover of the jar if there is
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New steamers. Low Fares. i,t
servfee. Virelcss telegraph cn s.11
steamers. Through fares and tickets
to all Northern and Wevtern pointi.
Automobiles carried.
For reservations, tickets, etc.



J. F. WARD, T. P. A.

City Ticket OfHce, 23 Hog;
' Jacksonville, Fla.

Cut glass, beautiful designs, at The
Murray Company. 18-3t

The disregard for a cold has often
brought many a regret. The fact of
Qnoorinir. rritihmf. nr a Fever should

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be warning enough that your system
r ool immintp nttprstion. f!erlain-

ly Loss of Sleep is -most serious. It
is man's duty to himself to. assist by
doing his part. Dr. King's New Dis Discovery
covery Discovery is based on a scientific analy analysis
sis analysis of Colds. 50c at your druggist.
Buy a bottle toIay. tuca thrs-fri-v.-ky.

Virginia Style
Smoked Ha

(Made in Marion County,
Florida, U. S. A.)

Woodmen meet Fri'l:

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-jzc meet tomorrow nisht.

Woodmen meet Friday evening.


Board of Trade

meets tomorrow

Smoke Cuban Club, 5c Cigar.

Mr. Willie Bullock left Monday on
a business visit to St. Louis.

WTnw vmi flunk nrirlv

. rf, and 'when-you say
come to Gerig's.

say Nun-Nunnally


Roy Luckie, after a couple of

months pleasant sojourn in Daytona,
has returned home,'"''-'' )



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Feb. 8
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Feb. 13
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Feb. 15
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The theme. NunnallyV Fine Can- rv 17

dies; the time, Friday afternoon; the peb- lg

This report is made from observa observations
tions observations taken daily t by Mr. F. G. B.
Weihe, official observer for the gov government.
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FOR RENT Six room cottage on
South Third street; can give im immediate
mediate immediate possession. Phone 137. 6t

place, Gerig's Drug Store.


Mr. E. A. Osbom returned today
from a two days' business trip to Mor Mor-riston.
riston. Mor-riston.

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FOR RENT Furnished rooms, one
block from the square, next to post post-office,
office, post-office, 111 E. Washington St. 19-6t
light housekeeping; newly papered
and painted; rates reasonable; cor corner
ner corner Adams and North Main street;
near postoffice. Apply on" premises,
or to Charles McLucas, at Ocala
House Barbershop. 17-6t


Notice is hereby given that the city
council of the city of Ocala, Marion
county, Florida, will apply to the leg legislature
islature legislature of the state of Florida, at the
next session thereof for local or spe special
cial special legislation to change and amend
the city charter 6f the said city as


FOR SALE Single comp R. I. Red,
Ward strain, eggs for hatching;
winners at Ocala last fall; $1.50
for fifteen; satisfaction guaranteed.
F. M. Joyner, Lake Weir, Fla. 6t


Don't fail to call at Gerig's Drug
Store on Friday afternoon, as we
have something sweet to show you. 2t
Mr. A. W. DeCamp, who has been

in New York for the past few months, I

is again among his Ocala friends. i
Special display of Nunnally's Fine
Candies at Gcrigfe Drugstore on Fri-

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ton, Texas; that I Mr. H. C. Webb is

able to be out I again, and expects

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v soon to be able to attend to pus:

Dr. W. K. Lane, the Eye, Ear, Nose
and Throat Specialist, has moved his
residence to the corner of Tuscawilla
and South streets.. Same telephone
as at former location 6-tf

S top at Gerig's Drug Store on Fri Friday
day Friday afternoon and meet Mrs. Spen Spencer,
cer, Spencer, who will be pleased to tell you
of the good qualities of Nunally's
Candies.- ";".! tf

Mr. Newman of Yonkers, N. Y., and
his mother ?.re guests "of the Arms
House. They are much pleased with
Florida and Ocala.

A fine ten pound son was born at 8
o'clock this morning to Mr. and Mrs.
Tom Jones at their home on South
Ei :ht street. Mother and son are

finely.:".'-. '':


The city has made a nice, clean lookT
ing plat of ground out of the civic
center, and is having a neat fence
built around it. The next thing in or-

lrr is nn agricultural committee of

th e city council, and the Star sug sug-gests
gests sug-gests Mr. Fausett for chairman.
Jchnny Moore is the city dad in

charge of the fence building but he

has forgotten how to plowr

A negro who was arrested several
days ago thought to be an escaped
convict was released this morning
from the city jail after being identi identified.
fied. identified. The negro sought is named Will


Mr. W. C. Leonard left yesterday

for Raynham, Mass., after spending
several months in Ocala, as is his an annual
nual annual custom. He has been coming to
Ocala for a number of years and has
many friends here who always wel welcome
come welcome his return.

FOR RENT A five-room cottage
with all modern conveniences, on
South Second street, east. Apply
at Star office. dh tf
FOR RENT Well located and nicely
furnished rooms in residence next
to the Colonial; also for light
Housekeeping Inquire at the Ca
lonial. 7-tf

FOR RENT Two story, ten room
house corner Watula and E. Adams
streets. Possession given at once.
Apply to W. E. Davis, at the Mun Mun-roe
roe Mun-roe & Chambliss National Bank. 4-tf

FOR RENT My suburban home in
the southwestern part of town,
with two acres of ground; rates
reasonable to the right party. C.
P. Howell, Ocala, Fla. 2-5-tf

Mr. B; F. Borden and Mr. W. C.
Charles of the Ocala postoffice are in
Tampa today.
Messrs. W. L. Simonton and P. D.
CDell are representing Micanopy in
the city today. The latter will make
a business trip through South Florida
before returning home.

" Mr. D. W. Tompkins' splendid hunt hunting
ing hunting dog strayed off yesterday and he
is very anxious to recover him. He is
a liver colored pointer and any infor information
mation information as to his whereabouts will be
thankfully received. :

1 Mrs." Spencer, the .clever : and
charming demonstrator pf Nunnally's
goods, will be at Gerig's drugstore,
with smiles and Samples Friday after afternoon,
noon, afternoon, and all who like sweet things
should pay that popular emporium a
visit some time while she is there.

All varieties of seed corn; also mil

let and sorghum, now in and for sale,
by the Ocala Seed Store. 5-tf
The Essential Thing.
In GilbertfK. Chesterton's book "Th
Flying Inn" is a sentence worth think thinking
ing thinking about In this day of excuses and
evasions. "For she felt God's wind
from nowhere, which is called the will
and is man's only 'excuse upon this
earth' :

4 Mr. E. L. Wartmann of Citra was a
business visitor in the city today.

The Moose intend to have a big
meeting at their hall tomorrow night,
with a fat, juicy purlo served up as
soon as the business meeting is over.
There will be a lot of important af affairs
fairs affairs to attend to and a good time
afterward, so the attendance should

be large.'

Everybody in Marion county will
regret to hear that Mr. A. M. Lans-t.
ford, the popular and magnetic piano
dealer, is about to leave us. As soon
as Mrs. Lansford, who is at present
ill in the hospital, has recovered, Mr.
Lansford will remove his family to
Lakeland. Thpyjiave been with us
five years an4. thf i r friends are leg legion.
ion. legion. The pyinci ial reason for their
going is that Jr. lansford has sold
a. piano to evervf amily in the. coun country
try country where he nas a chance to sell
one. Ocala will miss him, his charm charming
ing charming wife and smart little boy, and Ve
commend them to Lakeland.

Greatest Wind Storm.

Probably the greatest destruction
by a wind storm was that wrought in

Galveston, Tex., September 8, 1900,

when 9,000 lives were lost and proper

ty valued at $30,000,000 was suddenly

destroyed. If there has ever been

Worse storm we have no record of it.

FOR SALE Sawed cedar posts, all

heart, any quantity. George W.

Hyde, Crystal River, Fla.


FOR RENT Furnished rooms; with

modern conveniences; centrally lo located,
cated, located, three blocks from court courthouse.
house. courthouse. Apply to Mrs. Ellis, 323
East Oklawaha avenue. 10-tf

FOR SALE CHEAP Regal under-

sung roadster; good condition rea reasonable
sonable reasonable terms. F. D. Lansford. 19-tf

FOR SALE Two-passenger, 25-hp.

Maxwel car; fully equipped and in
splendid condition; new tires. Cheap
for cash. Apply "Auto," care the
Star. 2-tf V

WANTED We wish to obtain the

temporary services of a business
man of standing in Ocala. Remun Remunerative.
erative. Remunerative. Address, the Dewey Com Company,
pany, Company, Woodard building, Washing Washington,
ton, Washington, D. C. 23-lt

FOR SALE Large Plymouth Rock

and Indian Runner duck eggs for
hatching. H. S. Wesson, Ocala,

Fla. 22-lm

LOST A gold society pin with Stella

Cleveland engraved on back. If

found please return to this office

and receive reward. 24-6t

Our prescription department is our

pride. Ask the doctor. The Court

Pharmacy. 17-Gt

Beware of the Rut.
The deeper the rut the harder it is
on the vehicle and the more it retards
speed. Find a new way of doing the
old work: be a road builder and not
a rut maker.

Snioke Cuban Club, 5c Cigar.

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Charity and Its Opposite.
If charity covers, a multitude of sins,
tmcharitableness has the advantage' of
Uncovering them. W. J. Locke.

Information Seeker.
Bobbie's mother had just taken oit

her winter garments. "Ma,", said the
observant little fellow, "what did
moths live on ,bef ore Adam and Eve

Lwore clothes?" Boston Transcript.

No Chance for Him.
Bank Teller "This check is all
rightf, but you must be introduced!
Can you bring your husband?" Wom Woman
an Woman "Who, Jack? Why, if Jack
thought you wanted an introduction
to me he'd knock your block off!"
Cleveland Plain Dealer.

I Mrs. Twicken bury Again.
'Mr3. Rippleton's afternoon tea,"
laid Mrs. Twickenbury, "was a perfect
Babylon of sounds."

I Loyal to His City.
f "I understand," said a visitor from
Philadelpia to a friend in Boston,
"that you have so high an opinion of
your city that you think heaven must
be like Boston." "Well," was the

i reply, with a shrug of the shoulders,

"I believe I did say so some time ago,
ut you know Boston has improved a
great deal in tho last few years."
Birmingham Age-Herald.

Spots on

Kitchen Floors.

So many women grieve because
there are grease spots on their kitch kitchen
en kitchen flrinrs nnrl watpr with jitiv nmmint

EL BONITO, a clear Havana, 5c Cigar j of scrubbing will not remove them;

just try alcohol to remove these same
spots, and you will be pleased with

PRIDE, a clear Havana 5c

SMOKERS, a large



ELAINE SMOKERS, a large 5c the result.

Smoke. 1 Study of Farming in Denmark.,
" All goods made of best grade," care-1 For about one hundred years Den Den-fnllv
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apprenticeship to teach the practical
side of farming. The boys serve three
years on farms in different parts of
the country, spending one year on

i each farm and receiving a small wage,
j They report annually to the Royal

Danish Agricultural society, sending
! in notes on their experience, instruc instruc-J
J instruc-J tion and observation.


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j cough, he first thing to do is to take
1 Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey. It pener

1 1 trates the linings '-Of the throat and

I lungs and fights the germs of the dis
lease, giving quick relief and natura

i healing, Our whole family depend

i on Pme-Tar-IIoney tor coughs and


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That all taxes which are levied by
said city upon real and personal prop property
erty property shall be collected substantially
in the same manner -provided by law
for the collection of state and county
taxes, or that may be hereafter pro provided,
vided, provided, in so far as the same is appli applicable;
cable; applicable; that the city cotmc-il of said
city shall be the equalization board for
aid city in such matters and that it
shall be empowered to provide by or ordinance
dinance ordinance for the hearing and adjusting
of all complaints in such matters, and
for the time of assessing and collect collecting
ing collecting such taxes, the opening and clos closing
ing closing of the tax books, the duties of
the tax assessor in relation to the re return
turn return and assessment of property, in
addition to the powers already con conferred
ferred conferred in such matters upon said
council; that any property not taxed
for any year by reason of omission or
error, or that escaped the payment of
the taxes for any year by reason of
such error or omission shall be taxed
the next ensuing year for both the
tax for the year in which such error

or omission occurred in addition to
the taxes for such ensuing year.
To empower said city to levy a spe special
cial special tax annually not to exceed one
mill on all property taxable by said
city, for the maintenance or assist assistance
ance assistance of hospitals, band concerts, and
rest rooms within the corporate limits
of said city, and to secure publicity
for said city.
To empower said city to furnish
electric current and power to all per persons
sons persons either within or without the cor corporate
porate corporate limits of said city that the
city council of said city shall see fit;
to build, operate and maintain elec electric
tric electric trolley lines either within'or with without
out without the corporate limits of said city
for the transportation of passengers
and freight, and to make such charges
for such transportation as said coun council
cil council shall see fit, and to issue bonds in
accordance with law for such purpos purposes
es purposes as in the case of other municipal
To empower said city to make and
enter into contracts with any of its
own officers until such a time as the

census of population of said .city shall

show it to contain more than 10,000
That there shall be a city clerk, a

city treasurer and a city collector
elected annually by the city council in
accordance with law,' whose powers
and duties shall be such as shall be

fixed by' the city council of said city.
To empower said citv to issue in

dustrial bonds not to exceed $50,000,
to encourage and assist in the estab

lishment of factories ,,and enterprises
within the corporate limits of said

city, and to "make such loans to the
owners or parties interested in such

enterprises or factories as may be ap approved
proved approved b a majority of the bond trus

tees of said city, provided the interest

charged on such loans is not to be less

than the interest paid on such bonds,.
To empower the said citv to re

assess paving and sidewalk special as

sessments which may be void by rea

son of irregularities and errors; anc
to empower the said citv tt

serve notice on unknown propertv

pwners or absent property owners by

puDiicaxion in newspapers wnen such

property owners maynbe required to

construct any street or sidewalk pav
ing on any property by said city.

That the members of the city coun council
cil council are to each receive the salary of
$15 per month, and that any mem

ber absenting himself from any reg regular
ular regular meeting of the city council shall
have the sum of $7.50 deducted: from

such salary, unless he had first .se .secured
cured .secured the written consent of tHe

president of the council to be absent.

That only the duly qualified and
registered voters of the said city who

possess real or personal property sub

ject to taxation by said city to the
amount of $200 and who have paid the

taxes last due thereon shall be per permitted
mitted permitted to vote in any election called
for the purpose of issuing bonds of
the said city.
That no franchise of any kind shall
be granted by the city of Ocala, to

any person, firm or corporation, with

out the consent of a majority of tht
registered voters of the city of Ocala
voting at an election for that purpost

caned and that any person, firm oi
corporation desiring to secure any

such franchise shall deposit with the

city clerk of the said city at such

time as shall be fixed by the city

council, a sufficient sum of money, the
amount thereof to be fixed by the city
council, sufficient to defray all the ex

penses of calling and holding such aD

City Council of the City of Ocala.


Chicago, I1L
Corn, 74.
Oats, 5C.
Pork, 17.50.
Lard, 10.30.
Ribs, 9.S0.

Feb. 24.- May wheat,

Try those delicious hot' and cold
drinks served at the Court Phar Pharmacy.
macy. Pharmacy. l7-6t


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Ventilate the Cedroom.
Sleep with the bedroom window window-wide
wide window-wide open. The aid superstition that
night air is unhealthy even for an in invalid
valid invalid is entirely false. On the con contrary,
trary, contrary, night air, especially in large
cities, is purer and better than day
air, because it contains less dust and
fewer microbes. To get the best ven ventilation
tilation ventilation have the window open at
both top and boom.

Uncle Eben.
"I kaln't help bein superstitious

about Friday." said Uncle Eben "but

I reco'nize dat it ain so much whut
you does on Friday dat brines bad

uck as whut you sidesteps on Friday

an five or six other dava a wppIt

We wish to announce to the public of Cen Central
tral Central Florida that our large and up-to-date Bottling
Plant is now open, ready for inspection and visi visitors
tors visitors are welcome.
We are Bottling, for the trade only, our fa famous
mous famous Georgia drink,

the drink that is famous for its purity, that

fies the thirsty, refreshes the weary; pleas;

satis satis-?s
?s satis-?s the


(New Industry for Canada.
One of the little towns in Ontario

has organized a company for the pro

duction of candied fruits, like the

sweets and Dreserves nrodured in

France and Italy.

British Marriage Statistics.
In every 1,000 marriages solemnized

In Great Britain 21 are between first
cousins. Among the nobility the rate

is much higher, amounting to 45 in

most fastidious taste. Every dealer in reach of
Ocala should have our CHERO-COLA on sale.
We are also bottling a full line of carbonated
soft drinks.
Our plant is two blocks south of the square, on
Main street.

t Phone 521 -:- Ocala, Fla.


Derivation of "Comedy."
Comedy, the anglicized form of the

Latin comaedia, is derived from the
Greek comus, a festive procession, and
aeldenl, to sing, bearing on the ode
sung during the procession.

Time's Changes.
"In the early days," said the instruc

tive person, "they used to go out and
shoot a turkey for Thanksgiving din

ner. "An at da present time' said

Erastus Pinkley, "if you goes prowlin

'round lookLV foh a loose iurkey, you's

liable to git shot yohse'f." Washing Washington
ton Washington Star. ,

Daily Thought.
It is only the man who deserves a

kindness who knows how to be grate grateful
ful grateful for it. Arnold.

But dont skate on the sidewalk.


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Is now open from 2 to 5 and from 7 to 10. At Attendants
tendants Attendants for the little folks.
Admission: Skates furnished 23c; Skates not
furnished 15c; spectators 5c 9
Tuesday and Wednesday evenings for Ladies
and Gentlemen only. Wednesday afternoon from
2 to 5 for Ladies only. Proceeds Wednesday bene
fit of Woman's Club.
L. S. miODBS, Manager


Put Your Ad.- in the St

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When we meet one of these big,

blazing motor headlights while riding

in the modest electric belonging to our

wife's relations, we just go ahead,
trusting that Providence that watches

over children and drunkards will take

care of us, too.

Seek Proper Balance.
The true ideal both for the parents

und the child is balance in character.

The old Greeks did not fail while they

lived out the maxim: "Nothing too
much." The prodigy is no special
comfort to himself or to his friends.

Poet Laureate.
A laureate was originally a purely

university title, bestowed upon such

masters of arts as had exhibited skill

in the making of Latin verses, and it
had nothing to do with the civil au authority,
thority, authority, or royal favor. The first

poet laureate," in the modern sense;

was Ben Jonson.

Careful Estimates Made on all Con

iract Work. Gives More and Better

Work for the Money than Any Other

Contractor in the City.

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Notice is hereby eiven that the city

council of the city of Ocala. of Marion

county, Florida, will apply to the leg legislature
islature legislature of the state of Florida, at the
next session thereof, for special or

local legislation for the following


To give the circuit court of the fifth
judicial circuit of the state of Florida,
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Sitting in cnancery, junsuictiuu upuu
any bill brought by the city of Ocala,

to recover for any sidewalk or street

avinsr done by the said city within

the coroorate limits thereof in cases

where the assessments made therefor

against any real estate is void by rea reason
son reason of any irregularity in the making
thereof: further, to give the said

court the power and jurisdiction to de determine
termine determine the amount due said city aft

er taking into consideration the costs
of such improvement and the en enhancement
hancement enhancement of the property by such

improvement and having so determin determined
ed determined such amount to make and enter

a decree in favor of said city for such

amount, which decree shall be a lien
superior to all other liens on such

property, whether accruing before or
after the entry thereof, and whether

said property may have changed own ownership
ership ownership since the time of the making
of such improvement or not. Further,
that the said court shall have such

power and jurisdiction, and this act
shall apply to all such assessments
whether heretofore or hereafter

made by said city, and whether orig
inal assessments made have been de

clared to. be void by a court or not;

further, that said city shall be requir required
ed required to join as defendants only the

owners of such property at the time
of the filing of such bill. 2-5-fri-2m
City Council of the City of Ocala.



This $50.00 Juvenile Automobile to b

olutely FREE, at the OCALA BARGAIN HOUSE, on

dav. Anri the 16th, at 4 p. m., to the bov or girl under

teen years of age, having the largest amount or

will also present to the mother of the winner-a' 5

See Nominating Coupon below.


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This Nominating Coupon entitle

to 1,000 votes in the Ocala Bargain House Automobile Conical for
boys and girls.

All votes issued
during this content
must be returned to
the Ocala Bargain
House on or before
the expiration of the
date stampedon the
bade of the Voting
Coupon issued with
every purchase. The

coupon must be filled in with the name of the contestant and her or his address and placed
in the ballot box in front of the store. '
Ask your parents, relatives and friends to trade at this store and save their votes for
you. Start to-day to worji for this beautiful prize. "The early bird gets the worm," zo v:ul
the boy or girl who works the hardest win this prize.
If it were not so that you get more here for your money than elsewhere, we vou!d r:cl
ask you to trade here.
Get the habit of looking in our windows, as it will be beneficial to you. They are : I
ways filled with unmatchable values.

Essential Wisdom.
This is Indeed the central point of
human wisdom to act as though each
deed must bear wondrous, everlasting
fruit, and yet to realize the insignifi insignificance
cance insignificance of a just action before the uni universe.
verse. universe. Maeterlinck.



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