Advance Guard of the Germans is Only 300
EVIDENT THAI THE TEUTONS
London, Aug. 12. The German
armies in the Baltic region are with within
in within 300 miles of Petrograd. They have
reached the river Dvina between Riga j
,and Dvinsk. Thence southward the
lines sweeps west with Kovno still
holding out. Next week may see a
great battle toward the Russian cap capital.
ital. capital. SECOND LINE WONT STAND
Russia's second line of defense,
upon which it was proposed to fall
back after abandoning Warsaw, has
the appearance of being rendered un untenable.
tenable. untenable. The British and Russian
press is beginning to see in the Teu Teutonic
tonic Teutonic plan an ambitious plunge with
Petrogrrd as the goal. Meantime,
Russia creuui do are fighting des
perately,-, especially in the Dvina re- j
gion and at Kovno, for the capture of j
which the Germans are making ter-j
IMMENSE XEUTONIC EFFORT IN
It seems plain that the Germans in intend
tend intend no great demonstration in the
west but intend to press to the utmost
the iiusian campaign, on the theory
that conditions in the west are such
that neither French or" British imme immediately
diately immediately will attempt a general offen offensive.
sive. offensive. DEPEND ON THE DARDANELLES
During the lull on the western
front, the Eiitish public looks to op operation
eration operation at the Dardanelles to relieve
Since Saturday night, when fresh
British forces were landed on the
Gallipoli peninsula, tliJre has been al almost
most almost continuous fighting on the K i i-tha
tha i-tha road. In these operations Aus Australians
tralians Australians and New Zealanders have
cooperated with the forces to the
It was announced last night that
the Australians and New Zealanders
yesterday more than trebled the
ground they formerly held, but the
forces to the north of them had failed
to gain. Simultaneously the French
battleship St. Louis put five Turkish
guns out of action, when it attacked
the batteries on the Asiatic side of the
Greece reports that the Turks are
discouraged by their heavy losses. It
is believed that the Anglo-French are
preparing the way for more ambi ambitious
tious ambitious attempts.
BRITISH LOST A BOAT
London, Aug. 12. It was official officially
ly officially announced last night that the Brit British
ish British warship Ramsey was sunk in the
North Sea Sunday by the German
steamer Meteor. The Meteor was
then blown up by her own crew when
British cruisers chased her. Both the
Ramsey and Meteor were auxiliary
SUNK FISHING SMACKS
The fishing smacks Ocean, Gift, Es Es-perance
perance Es-perance and George Borrow have been
sunk. The crews were saved.
ON WHICH SIDE?
Wide circulation was given this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon to a rumor that the govern government
ment government has received news of military
successes closely affecting Russia.
TEUTONS TOOK TWO TOWNS
Berlin, Aug. 12. Germans pursu pursuing
ing pursuing the Russians who are retreating
from Warsaw, have occupied Lukow,
according to a German official dis dispatch.
patch. dispatch. Zambrowo has also been cap captured.
tured. captured. OCALA LODGE NO. 2S6, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 2S, Benevolent
and Protective Ordev of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Uuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house
opposite posteffi'e, east side.
L. H. von Engelken, E. R.
Nelson Geise, Secretary. At.
11 11 UlLf
IIITEfiT TO CARJ1Y OUT A SUPREME EFFORT THIS- SUMMER
II THE EAST
FRENCH AEROPLANES SHOWER SHOWERED
ED SHOWERED SHELLS ON GERMAN
TOWNS IN ALSACE
London, Aug. 12. A wire-less from
Berlin says that French aviators this
morning dropped bombs on Zwee Zwee-biucken
biucken Zwee-biucken and St. Inobert, killing
eight civilians and wounding several.
The proxerty damage was small.
THEIR FELLOW CITIZENS
Haitiens and Mexicans are Dear to the
( Assoc iatel Press i
Buenos Ayres, Aug. 12 Th.2 Latin Latin-American
American Latin-American Association cf Buenos
Ayres adopted a resolution rereting
the participation of Latin-American
diplomats in the Mexican peac con conference
ference conference .and criticized the dot arking
of troops in Haiti.
OCA LA PLAYS LEESBURG
The manager and members of the
Ocala baseball team with a number
of frierids left at 1 o'clock fr Lees-h'Uji-:,
where they will play the nine of
The Ocala line-up is as follows,
Anderson, Brown, Batts, Bartley, Bul Bullock,
lock, Bullock, Burford, Couch, Dewey, Dinkins,
Harris and Zewadski. The battery
will be Anderson and Bartley.
A number of patriots accompanied
the team, among them Mrs. E. A. Os Osborne,
borne, Osborne, Mrs. J. B. Horrell, Misses Ma Mabel
bel Mabel Meffert, Margaret Wade and Rex Rex-ie
ie Rex-ie Todd and Messrs. Carl Ray, W. K.
Zewadski. S. P. Hollihrake, W. S. Hi Hi-lands,
lands, Hi-lands, Whit Palmer, Harvey Clark,
Sam Mathews and Fred- Lansford.
OCALA VS. WILDWOOD
The Ocala boy's team is making ar arrangements
rangements arrangements for a game at Hunter
Park tomorrow afternoon with the
The boys had to raise the money
among themselves to pay the expenses
of the game, so the Star hopes the
people will ta;n out and help the
youngsters to nuke their money back.
The boy's team is working hard and
COLORED WOMAN STABBED
Son Dickerscn, a young negro man,
well known to the sheriff's office, as assaulted
saulted assaulted a colored woman in the west western
ern western part of town before daylight this
morning and came near killing her.
He ?t-.'T.bed the vrornan in the breast
ar.d a:rn. She will probably recover.
We did not learn the wofcian's name.
Dicke-rson got away, but is so well
krown to the shvrifT's force that they
will soon gather him in.
AN AUTO ACCIDENT
At noon today as Mrs. A. L. Izlar.
driving her Studebaker car, was turn turning
ing turning from Wenona street into Fort
King avenue, Mr. George Chambers
in another car ran into Mrs. Izlar's
car, jamming it broadside. The fen fender,
der, fender, running board and tool box of
the Izlar car were damaged, but no
one was injured. Mr. Chamber's
steering gear jammed as he was try trying
ing trying to pass Mrs. Izlar and he could
not control his car.
THE STAR IS THE ONLY NEWSPAPER IN MARION
MEETING OF CITRUS MEN
IN OCALA TOMORROW
The meeting of the business men
with the Florida Citrus Exchange at
i) o'clock tomorrow promises to be a
well attended gathering.
'I le meeting will be held in the of office
fice office of the Marion Sub-Exchange over
the Munroe & Chambliss Bank, and
Mr. b'andlin sends out an urgent invi invitation
tation invitation to all business men, whether
interested in citrus fruit culture or
not, to attend the meeting.
. This meeting is to formulate the
plan i for the erection of the orange
packing house in Ocala, which plan
was fu'ly explained by this paper last
C ranio to this meeting; you will be
interested in the iroceedings.
SENATOR SMITH WANTS
TO START SOMETHING
Asks an Embargo in Order to Relieve
New York, Aug. 12. After listen listening
ing listening to a speech by Senator Hoke
Smith of Georgia yesterday, more
than 500 New York importers adopted
a ietition to President Wilson urging
prompt and strenuous action to re relieve
lieve relieve American importers of the con conditions
ditions conditions caused by Great Britain's re refusal
fusal refusal to allow German and Austrian
products to be shipped from neutral
ports to the United States.
Senator Smith declared the British
blockade was one of the most flagrant
and inexcusable violations of neutral
rights in naval history.
Called for Special Session of Congress
The importers appointed a commit committee
tee committee to draw a petition asking Presi President
dent President Wilson to call a special session
of Congress to discuss the ways and
means of relieving the importers.
FUNSTON SAYS IT
IS POLITICAL FEUDS
But Texans Claim Mexicans are Try Trying
ing Trying to Annex Counties on
Brownsville, Aug. 12. Virtually
eery American citizen in the three
southernmost Texas counties, Cam Cam-eion,
eion, Cam-eion, Hidalgo and Starr, rested under
arms last night, fearing that the over overwhelming
whelming overwhelming Mexican population in this
section might start racial fighting.
The belief grows that Mexicans are
working under a plan to se.ize Texas
and other border states and that 3000
Mexicans were involved.
General Funston has 17,000 men on
the border and Secretary Garrison
says 12.000 more soldiers can be sent
if needed. General Funston has re reported
ported reported that according to the best in information
formation information he has secured, it was in indicated
dicated indicated that Texans themselves had
sent bands to rob other Texans be because
cause because of a political feud.
Texans of all political beliefs how however
ever however declare there is no truth in the
statement that political feuds are re responsible
sponsible responsible for the brigandage.
BIG MILL WILL REOPEN
The Irvine Crate & Basket Com Company's
pany's Company's mill at Irvine which .has been
closed down so long, will be started
up on the 1st of Septemler.
We must have cash to run our bus business.
iness. business. Bring us your vulcanizing and
we will exchange the best vulcanizing
yc u ever had for your cash. Da vies,
the Tire Man. 8-12-tf
FOR A SPRAINED ANKLE
If you will get a bottle of Cham Chamberlain's
berlain's Chamberlain's Liniment and observe the di directions
rections directions given therewith faithfully,
ycu will recover in much less time
than is usually required. Obtainable
siii H ins
BELIEVED TO BE THE REASON FOB SO MANY MEX
ICANS CROSSli THE BORDER
Brownsville, Texas, Aug. 12. The
action of the fedal government in re response
sponse response to the appeal of Governor
Ferguson to President Wilson is
awaited by state officials who have
leen unable to stop depredations of
Mexican raiders. Governor Ferguson
declares the situation is perilous and
grave and doubted the ability of the
state and local officials to longer con control
trol control it.
Brownsville citizens and those of
other border towns don't agree with
t'le opinion that the movement is not
political. The raiders are said to be
working in several bands, under the
plan of the San Diego movement
started over a year ago in San Diego,
Texas, when resolutions were adopted
declaring for wresting from the Unit
ed States the strip along the border.
Confirmation of reports of Mexican
soldiers crossing the Rio Grande is
lacking. Governor Ferguson declares
that any unusual occurrence will re result
sult result in a disastrous invasion of Texas.
NIES THE CHARGE
General Naffaretto, Carranza com commander
mander commander at Matamoros, denied that
1000 of his men have entered Texas
to incite uprisings. He declared he
had only 500 men. He charges bri brigandage
gandage brigandage in Texas was caused by
Iluertistas. In anticipation of the
recognition Carranza, he expressed
his willingness to cooperate with the
United States in restoring erdei. AI!
is quiet today.
L. T. L. SILVER MEDAL CONTEST
The W. C. T. U., of Kendrick, held
a most excellent Loyal Temperance
Legion Silver Medal Contest on Sun Sunday
day Sunday night, August 8th, at the church
in Kendrick. Although the weath weather
er weather was somewhat threatening the lit little
tle little people had a very good audience,
but the program which they render rendered
ed rendered on this occasion was well worthy
of a packed house. The following is
Song Onward Christian Soldiers.
Sripture Reading 90th PsaTm.
Repeating of the Lord's Prayer.
Duet Ruby Spencer and Hadley
Medal contest work explained by
the superintendent of that depart department,
ment, department, Mrs. C. II. Shaw.
No. 1. "The Call of the Country."
No. 2. "Uncle Sam and the Sa Saloon
loon Saloon Keeper."
No. 3. "In the Kegs.
No. 4. "Little Blossom."
No. 5. "Guilty or not Guilty."
No. C. "Pay your Taxes with
Money and not Boys."
No. 7. "The Price of a License."
Instrumental Solo Miss CeVta
The judges were: Mr. B. C. Webb.
Mr. C. A. Scott and Miss Mable dark
and they awarded the medal to con contestant
testant contestant No. 3, Azlee Lyles. Following
the decision of the judges the medal
was presented to the successful con contestant
testant contestant by Mrs. C. II. Shaw.
Song Saviour More Than Life to
Special mention should be made of
the work of Mrs. Ashworth and Mrs.
Davis who drilled the children for this
contest. It was without doubt one of
the closest contests which has been
held, there being but a small fraction
of difference if any between the con contestants.
testants. contestants. They all did exceedingly
The second contest by this class is!
to be held Friday night August 13th
at Reddick. A cordial invitation is
extended to all to be present.
Julia Webb, Press Supt.
GOLD MEDAL CONTEST
The Kendrick W. C. T. U. will hold
a gold medal contest in the church at
Kendrick Tuesday night, August 17.
A cordial invitation is extended to all
to be present on this night. Come and
bring jour friends and enjoy a fine
evening's entertainment and at the
same time encourage the young peo people
ple people in the excellent work they are do doing.
ing. doing. Julia H. Webb,
Tomorrow may be too late, so come
now and get your share of ALPINE
FLAX stationery below cost. The
Court Pharmacy. tf
AUGUST 12, 1915
COUNTY TAKING TELEGRAPH SERVICE
BOARD OF TRADE
Three Important Subjects Before
Wednesday Night's Meeting
There was a good attendance at the
n eeting of the Board of Trade Wed
nesday night, and the subjects before
the board, namely, the South Florida
Fair, the Central Florida division of
the Dixie Highway and the union pas passenger
senger passenger station, were discussed with
Trie secretary was instructed to as as-suie
suie as-suie the South Florida Fair Associa Association
tion Association that Marion county would do all
possible to make the fair successful.
Mr. L. H. Chazal was elected tem temporary
porary temporary chairman and Mr. R. L. Mar Martin
tin Martin consul of the Marion county coun council
cil council of the Dixie Highway Association,
and both these gentlemen may be ex expected
pected expected to give the enterprise efficient
Plans for the new passenger station
were discussed and suggestions made.
There is some reason to believe that
the station will be situated on the
southern side of the Seaboard and op opposite
posite opposite the ice factory. It is rumored
that the railroads have already bought
this property, but the Star is unable
to obtain any confirmation of the re report.
port. report. If it is true, the location of the
depot will be more convenient to the
town than on the other side of the
The secretary submitted a proposi proposition
tion proposition from the Red path Lyceum Co.,
which is the best yet made to this
city, and will .probably result in
Ocala having this instructive enter entertainment
tainment entertainment next year.
The secretary submitted proof of
his unceasing efforts to obtain pub publicity
licity publicity for Marion county, which seems
to be his greatest pleasure.
The management of the Marion
County Fair Association was repre represented
sented represented and it was collectively resolv resolved
ed resolved and individually determined to do
all possible for the success of this
most important association.
TOURING THE WEST
San Francisco, Aug 1. The Cate
tour left Yellowstone Park, not in a
cloud of glory, but a cloud of dust,
Friday evening, July 24. Tourists
were coming into the park by hack in
a continuous stream, while others
were going out. July 23rd 500 were
at the Wylie camp and over COO at
Old Faithful Inn, nearby. The roads
were sprinkled at least once a day,
but so much travel caused them to dry
quickly and make it almost unbear unbearable.
able. unbearable. There is being built a splendid
oiled highway through the park. It
is said to be an automobile road to
take the place of the hacks, which will
be a delightful trip of 30 miles thru
the park before reaching anything of
interest. After reaching Frisco Mon Monday
day Monday morning it was found we could
not be cared for at one hotel on ac account
count account of other tourists just coming in,
so we were divided at four hotels on
the same square, there being from
four to six hotels on every square in
the down town district. Yet they
complain the general attendance to
the fair is poor and large hotels are
practically empty. Taking five sight sightseeing
seeing sightseeing cars for one party of between
65 and 70 Thursday for a wonderful
trip to the Cliff House, through the
Golden Gate Park of 1062 acres of
gorgeous flowers and shrubbery, we
went through the government reser reservation
vation reservation park to see the Go! !en Gate
and all of the large gun wh'ch guard
the entrance to the grand harbor
where some of the large government
boat? are stationed for a short time.
The color scheme is one of the dis distinguishing
tinguishing distinguishing features of the exposi exposition,
tion, exposition, composed of red, white, green,
orange and pink for decorating pur pur-ioses.
ioses. pur-ioses. All of the domes are pale
green. Our party leaves for Los An Angeles
geles Angeles and San Diego, then homeward
hound. Kate Clements.
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President is Confronted With
MEXICAN, TEXAH AND MB QUESTIOIIS H
Washington, Aug. 12 President
Wilson returned from Cornish this
PRESIDENT FACES MANY GRAVE
There will be no cabinet meeting
tomorrow. The president feels that
matters pending are not in shape for
general discussion. After a confer
ence, vth Secretary Lansing, on Mex
ican rffairs, the president plans to
see Secretary of the Navy Danieto
and Secret? ry of War Garrison to
take up national defense questions.
The Texas situation is also expect
ed to figure in th conference with
The president was furnished with
the details of yesterday's Pan-American
conference by Secretary Lansing.
Previously Mr. Lansing announced
that appeals to the Mexican factions
would not be sent today, owing to a
lack of arrangements in transmission.
Secretary Lansing declined to com comment
ment comment on Carranza 's letter of protest.
It has not been answered. Officials
re sure that Carranza doesn't rep
resent the individual opinions of his
leaders and when the appeal is pub
lished it is believed they will see they
have been misinformed.
Carranza issued through his Wash
ington agents denial of the out outrage?
rage? outrage? committed, or contemplated,
against foreigners at Vera Cruz.
BANDIT VILLA MTJST REASON
ABLE OF THE BUNCH
Villa has informed the United
States government that he is willing
to sign a truce of three months or
more duration with his opponents.
during which time a peace conference
could be held.
PAN AMERICANS PLEAD
ith Mexican Leaders to Combine for
the Good of their Country
New York, Aug. 12. Secretary of
State Lansing and diplomatic repre representatives
sentatives representatives of Brazil, Argentina, Chile,
Bolivia, Uruguay and Guatemala yes yesterday
terday yesterday signed an appeal addressed to
the leaders of all Mexican factions,
petitioning them in the name of hu humanity
manity humanity and national patriotism to as assemble
semble assemble a peace conference and to
Torm a provisional government which
can receive world wide recognition.
Beyond this step, yesterday's ses session
sion session of the Pan-American conference
did not go, reserving for future con consideration
sideration consideration any steps possibly made
necessary by the refusal of any fac factions
tions factions to join the movement. The ap appeal
peal appeal requested an answer within ten
The diplomats took the view that
when Carranza receives the appeal he
will understand there is no intention
to interfere with internal affairs in
Mexico and all agreed that the tri triumph
umph triumph of the revolution in Mexico
shall be recognized, and the liberal
elements will be looked to to form the
DIAMOND FROM THE SKY
MUST 'SKIP A CHAPTER
The management of the Temple
theater received the following tele telegram
gram telegram yesterday, regarding the films
for the Diamond from the Sky:
Atlanta, Ga-, Aug. 9. 1915.
Temple Theater, Ocala, Fla.:
Chapter four has evidently been
lost in transit. Other prints of this
chapter are so booked that we cannot
possibly supply you before chapter
five next Friday. However, chapter
five contains a complete synopsis,
which will place its patronage up to
date. Display thi3 message in the box
cCice advising your customers that it
i? not your fault that it failed to
North American Film Co.
A full line of loese leal ledger,
note Looks and memorandums al always
ways always on hand at Ceng's. tf
OCALA HAD THE BEST OF IT
Won the Game by 4 to 3 from Wil Willis
lis Willis ton
Tho played to a discouragingly
small crowd, the game between Ocala
and Williston yesterday was close
and well played. Once or twice, the
f-epposing teams went up in the air,
but they settled down again, and the
game ended in the ninth with the
scoie four to three in favor of the
Following is the game by innings:
G. Bartley was the first man up for
Williston and came up with a single.
Thompson bunted a fly to Harris and
Bartley was caught off first. Crosby
was out on a grounder to first.
Ocala: Brown struck out and Har Harris
ris Harris sent a hot one over short for a
two-bagger. Zewadski was thrown
out at first by Harris. Batts reached
first on an error and Harris scored.
Dewey struck out.
Williston: Reddick struck out. Tay Taylor
lor Taylor singled but was forced at second
on J. Bartley'a grounder. Epperson
Ocala: Davis struck out, Dinkins
flew out to second and Couch was out,
short to first.
In the fourth inning Ocala got on
to Williston's pitcher and hammered
in three runs. Brown singled and
stole second. Bullock taking third.
Harris was out on a hot one to first.
Zewadski ianded on one for a double
and Bullock and Brown scored. Ze Zewadski
wadski Zewadski stole third and scored on
Brtts single. Dewey flew out to left
and Batts was caught on thirds
Williston: In the fifth inning Wil Williston
liston Williston came near tying the score.
Ocala began throwing the ball any anywhere
where anywhere and Manager Hunter switched
a few players. Taylor singled, J.
Bartley singled and Epperson reached
fiist on an error, Taylor scoring.
Harvey reached first on a fielder's
choice. J. Bartley was caught at the
plate. Anderson reached first on an
error and Epperson scored. G. Bart Bartley
ley Bartley was out, second to first, Harvey
scoring on the play. Thompson flew
out to first.
Neither team scored after this in inning
ning inning and it was mostly three up and
three down until the end of the game.
Candler. Aug. 10- Rev. Staats fill filled
ed filled hi3 usual appointment in the Pres Presbyterian
byterian Presbyterian church Sunday morning and
evening, delivering two forceful and
Rev. and Mrs. E. G. McKinley are
enjoying the North Carolina moun mountain
tain mountain breezes.
Rev. Whidden, of Jacksonville, haa
accepted the call to the Methodist
church to fill the unexpired time of
Rev. A. B. McDonald, who resigned
on account of ill health.
Miss Catherine Caul, of Ocala, has
been having repairs made at her
home place and visiting friends here.
Mrs. C. II. Mathews will spend sev several
eral several days of this week among Ocala
Mr. Ballard brought into town for
exhibition, yesterday, a rattle snake
measuring six feet in length, which
he killed on his place north of town.
Last week Sir. Ballard had a si miliar
experience with a rattler six and4 a
half feet in length.
st ED POTATOES
Our new Irish potatoes for fall
planting are now in. Ocala Seed
On Saturday and Monday, 17
pounds of sugar for $1, with one dol dollar's
lar's dollar's worth of other groceries, for
cash. Smith Grocery Co. Phone 43L tf
OCALA EVENING STAR THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1913
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The Plant City ball team went over
and took 'away a game from Clear Clearwater
water Clearwater Tuesday. Really, we are be be-cinnimr
cinnimr be-cinnimr to think the Clearwater
braves don't play real well unless the
Ocala boys are in their town.
It is understood that the Atlantic
Coast Line is considering fencing all
its tracks in Florida. At the present
price of beef, the cost of the occas occasional
ional occasional cow killed by Coast Line en engines
gines engines will soon pay for the wire.
Clearwater now has a military j
company, numbering 08 men. Judg Judging
ing Judging by what the Sun says it starts
off with the hearty support of the
people. Ocala has a fine military
company, which she allows to exist
she doesn't support it.
All wise men make mistakes, but
only a fool makes the same mistake
twice. If the American navy has to
take Vera Cruz the second time, its
ho Star's oninion Mr. Wilson will let
it stay taken.
There is talk about sending General
Scott of the United States army to
Mexico to pacify the Mexican leaders
with his peaceful palaver, as he did
the Indians in Utah a few months
ago. If we send General Scott to Mex Mexico,
ico, Mexico, we should send him as we sent
Winfield Scott in 1847 send him with
field of the department of commerce
and labor, who tries to whitewash
the miserable steamboat inspection
service, the inefficiency of which is
principally responsible for the East-
Says the Gainesville Sun of the re recent
cent recent visit of Controller Knott to its
The appearance in this city Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday of State Controller Will V.
Knott and State Bank Examiner B. C.
Whitfield may have made some people
feel a little shaky, but there i3 no
need for this. Mr. Knott was return returning
ing returning from a visit to the camps at Ocala
and was met here by the bank ex-1
aminer and some other parties from a
distant town, for a conference on
matters which needed adjusting be between
tween between them. Mr. Knott continued his
journey to me state capital mis
morning, leaving on the four o'clock
northbound train over the A. C. L.,
and Mr. Whitfield went south.
While here Mr. Knott outlined at)
some leneth the intentions of the
board of state institutions with ref reference
erence reference to the disposition of the state
convicts. He says that ultimately
From the Sky
By ROY L. McCARDELL
Copyright. 1915. by Roy L. McCardetl
(Continued from Yesterday)
land tragedy. It is difficult to see
now ivir. neunem u. . for them iQ d
about on a par with the members . . A. ,. iV.
other than that on the farms at the
. He recites two reasons for
this. First, sentiment in the state is
rapidly crystalizing against the cus-
l.s about on a par
nf the Florida board of managers of
lfcp reform school, who allowed the camps
school to exist as a den of filth and
V I ucilj 1 I lAacInr (ham rn t fnr art-XT nnr
to it by the burning alive of '"?tJ' "V" ll ""i
pose, ocvoiiuiy, wc uuiiumg
lic roads will finally be completed and
Vioro will K nr npfH fnr them alone
Collier's WeeKiy. makes the follow-1 qt reagon that th(J
county convicts will be able to keep
e;ght of its members.
ing very timely remark: "It is a bad
omen that the German papers pub published
lished published in this country continue to
view the whole controversy from the
standpoint of Berlin. They are anx anxious
ious anxious about Germany's interests in con-
the road3 up after they are construct constructed.
ed. constructed. It is the purpose of the state board
therefore to make these camps self-
sustaining just as quickly as possi-
ducting the war; they are not anxious M Rnott .g of the inion tWs
. A. J K. A. A I
about the rights of the United States
Their editorials find satisfaction and
CtIlVlCHUH III wuaicYci I (.gOn
the Wilhelmsstrasse magnates, while
they intimate very broadly that our
government is prejudiced, hypocrit hypocritical,
ical, hypocritical, unneutral, subservient to Eng England,
land, England, indifferent to fact, and so on, ad
nauseam. Our freedom of the press
enables them to malign the adminis
tration at Washington, but does not
enable them even to criticize fairly
the rulers at Berlin. It is "perfectly
plain that in case of a break with
Germany many of these so-called
American Germans will be unable
either to curb their zeal for the old
can and will be done. On the farms
they grow all the staple crops except
and notwithstanding they
started in this year with practically
everything new, he says they have
nroduced some very fine crops. Mr.
Knott grows enthusiastic when dis
coursing on this subject and impress
es one as being deeply in earnest.
SUGGESTION IS SCURRILOUS
country or to shake off their habit of ded a more liberal iibei iaw. The
1 .1 Mx:v V.vl AnA f A I
Perry Herald was not "bribed" by
such, as appears. The newspapers
Sumter county will vote on $250, $250,-000
000 $250,-000 good roads bonTTlssue. And will
carry it, of course. That will be a
larger issue for Sumter than $175,000
would be for Pinellas; but so far as
known Pinellas is the only county in
all Florida that is exhibiting any con-
RArahlp cold feet trouble about
A a Cf Petershnrc Times.
xxr t, ;r will 1V 1oSlv activities of all these alleged peace,
-ii u. wUruth. and neutrality leagues. These
AnAimn iTAii ixri i iirif i sim r i.i iai. aic J
j i .I.- i. i Tk i -"
tnings may ue omy tumtmcuuca,
.v .li. xi J. .,, I exenang
mere are auugeincr iuu mnjr
coincidences. It is high time that our
citizens of Germanic origin and Ger-
A newspaper puts it, libel is the
only instance in which a person
charcred with crime is considered
"guilty" until he proves himself in-
inmlicit and instinctive obedience to
its orders. We have had many ex examples
amples examples of this lately in the endless
chain or "acciaents to war proper ut fop railroad
of the United States, in the bombs I
can sell their space for watermelons,
Lot The Diamond From the Sky!
N'D what of the diamond from
the sky? Torn from the fair
throat of Vivian Marston, It
lies In a mail box. with no
light to gleam uiou it and be reflected
back intensified. With letters and
packages und uewsiaiers folded tight
lies the diamond from the sky without
a stamp to make It mall of any class.
Then comes the busy mall collector.
with bis mail collecting car. There Is
some excitement at the Randolph man
sion close by. Tolice whistles are
blowing and a thundering fight Is going
on on the sidewalk.
But Bob Adams is one of Uncle
Sam's mail men. Way for the U. S.
mail, which has no time to stop for
police, police whistles or shindies on
the street. But It attracts hi atten
tion, as do some hurrying passeraby.
and he opens the mall box and me
chanically drags Its contents into the
open maw of the drawstring regula
tlon canvas mall bag. Into -the sack
while Bob Adams, mall man. looks
with averted head toward the "elegant
scrap" goes the mall from box 413, and
with It goes the diamond from the sky
Bob Adams gets back from his col
lection route to the postoffice an hour
later. His work is through, and he
stops In to see his friend, the sergeant
at police headquarters, to learn what
the row was all about that caused such
a commotion and evidently put a crimp
In the swell ball given by that grande
dame of Richmond. Mrs. Burton Ran
Meanwhile on the sorting tables at
the postoffice the local collections are
bplncdumied from the mall bags. The
clerk looses the drawstrings and holds
the bags up from their bottom corners
and shakes out the mall with deft and
practiced rapidity. On the floor the
emptied mail bags pile. They see hard
You had a close shave of It. bo," j
wheezes the whisky voice of the first
tramp to seize him. "But I gotcber.
"It's a plant. Strapr caution a little
rat faced holo who has skulked in the
back of the car and has given no i
hand in hauling Arthur from the Jaws j
of death. j
"Whatcher mean a plant?" asks the
one addressed as Strap.
"Can't you see? It's a railroad bull."
retorts the rat facd tramp. "Would
any gay cat be wearin the soup and
nsar and he iotnis to Arthurs now ;
t dirty and" dishevel I evening attire. I
"Maybe do gink gut it handed t f
him. suggests the other tramp wh ?
had assisted Arthur into the "side do.
"Aw. can't ye Fee dem glad rags Is
hls'n? Why, dey tire dolty. but d?y
You are right. Scotty." said the lead
er of the trio, ana witumir a.io i
struck Arthur a terrific blow behin-l
the ear that stunned hlin for the mo
ment. and the next Instant Arthur felt
himself fighting wildly with the three
strong and active outcasts.
Meanwhile, what of the diamond
from the sky? Where was It?
-Bob Adams had swept it Into the
mall bag without seeing it. the mall
sorter at the postoffice had given no
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We use the best of everything that goes to giving absolute satisfac satisfaction.
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service, and some are rent and frayed. 0ny m Hunchback Organ Grinder With
cold up to the knees.
Frank Huffaker, of the Tampa
Times, doesn't know what a coiffure
is. Such ignorance. A coiffure is some something
thing something the women have taken off their
bathing suits and put on their hats.
St. Petersburg Independent.
It has been some years since we
saw any ladies in bathing suits. If
they have taken anything off of them,
we are going to try to spend a week
at a seaside resort before we get
mteatates, i u mileage. The people want the infor infor-vessels
vessels infor-vessels loading for England! oa c.w,t1p r ners
and France and in the foolish-frantic and wanfc the mileage
tickets. The opponents of such claim
that all the editors making such an
e would be tadpoles in the
muddy sloughs of the railroads. In
other words, that, all the editors would
manic sympamies pun mein.vw T c,f ,.- pvph such a
e-ether and show that they care about r -i
the United States. The next few
months are going to be a very crit critical
ical critical season for those whose hearts
own a foreign and an antagonistic allegiance."
suggestion was scurrilous.
Albert W. Gilchrist.
In these days of doubt and scrimp scrimping,
ing, scrimping, it is refreshing to learn that the
Seaboard Air Line has enough con confidence
fidence confidence in the future and the resources
of the country to bond largely for im improvements.
provements. improvements. The Seaboard will add
largely to its mileage, build into
Charleston arid Georgetown, S. C,
double track the more important part
of its system and make improve improvements
ments improvements on all. The Seaboard has al always
ways always been an enterprising system and
Florida has had much proof of its
piogressiveness. This state as well
as the others which this great railway
intersects with its lines will feel the
benefit of this latest enterprise.
Councilman C. C. Rawls has re
turned from a visit to his old camp
ing ground around Ocala and Mont Mont-hmok
hmok Mont-hmok and uDon his arrival there he
While Silver Springs is peculiarly .truck a biff picnic and rally, where
an Ocala asset, as a suburban .resort a number 0f speakers were discussing
for the people of that city, its well- the issue of dividing Marion county
nigh incomparable beauty and charm and jng two cf it, and Mr. Rawls
makes it also a state attraction, and immediately asked to be mod-
tourists who visit it must always eralor cf this assembly, where he
think about it as one of lorida s dis- made a numDer of very witty and
The Inspector coines on his rounds
and goes over the empties, marking
briskly with a, large piece of chalk
"Repair" on those that need mending
Out to the loading platform go for
the time being the condemned mall
bags, and there all night they lay in
the arc light, with only the eye of the
night watchman uion them occasion occasionally.
ally. occasionally. Dawn breaks at a small way station
forty miles from Richmond. Here the
freight train halts for orders, and here
Arthur, so cramped and sore that ev every
ery every fiber of his being aches, crawls
from his perilous perch and creeps
from under the car into the dusky day daylight.
light. daylight. Choked with dust, marked and
matted with grease and dirt, dishev disheveled
eled disheveled and pitiful In what was bis mas
culine finery of the night before. Ar-
cry to see it fall upon th. sorting ta
ble and blaze back Its sinister gleams
to the incandescent light above. Where
was the diamond from the sky?
The watchman relieved at dawn on
the loading platform outside might
have known as he stepped across the
mail bara marked "lU-iair." But the
side of his right shoe Just grazed it.
The truck driver might have known
as he loaded the bags to le repaired.
for like many a ioor man be held a
fortune In his hands for once at lenit
In his poverty stricken life and never
Held by Its clasp in the ravelings of
the Inner seam at the bttoni of the
bag, the heirloom of the Stanleys rest
ed in the darkness of the soiled interior
of the service worn old mail bag. The
truckman held It in hi arms and toss-
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F;e includes meals and stateroom bvrth.
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FINAL RETURN LIMIT OCTOBER 31st.
Write for schedule and further rarticulars.
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THE GREATEST HOT WEATHER COMFORT IS TIIK lllEArrai
A block of our ice will do more to keep you cool and healthy during
this hot weather than anything else and the cost is the merest trifle.
Keep your refrigerator well charged with our ice and you can charge
off drug bills, bad teraper and most other torrid time ills.
-Ocala Ice & PacMitcs Co.
thur limps to a small pool of water lt on top 0( nj3 103,1. But hi fingers
between the tracks and Is not too I just missed the feel of It- And so he
dainty to throw himself down beside threw away hi fortune, perhaps an
tinctive beauty spots of a kind not convincing speeches, which, were much feverish throat.
be surpassed in any otner staie.i preciated and applauded. Lake
lt and suck up Its refreshing coolness
to his cracked lips and parched and
m-r 1 ll
lience we deprecate me proposition index.
to despoil it 01 its neauty Dy mrning
its? waters into a canal cut to Ocala, tIiav r savinp- e-ood miners about
Th trainmen are .busy witn tneir
own concerns at water tank and tele
graph station, far up the track and on
the other side of the train. Across
from him Is a freight, going out on a
branch line. The open door of a freight
car seems to call him to its shelter-
in o- havpn of escape. Arthur darts
The story comes from the border
that bands of Mexicans are coming
over the Rio Grande with the inten
tion of conquering and annexing to
Mexico that part of Texas that lies
between the Rio and the Neuces,
which, as our history sharps will re-
member, was the territory claimed by
Mexico prior to the breaking out of
the unpleasantness in 1846. A con considerable
siderable considerable portion of the people in that
part of the state are Mexicans either
by birth or descent, and the ignorant
greasers may really suppose they can
conquer and hold the eight or nine
counties composing it, and which
have a much greater area than some
eastern states. All the general gov government
ernment government has to do in regard to this
mater is to give the state of Texas a
free hand. In fact, if the government
had only given our border states per permission
mission permission to defend themselves two
years ago, the Mexican border would
now be the most quiet portion of the
world. A Mexican who wouldn't be
have himself wouldn't dare to come in
a thousand yards of the line from the
gulf to the Pacific. Instead of that,
the government has kept the hands of
the people tied. It hasn't defended
them and wouldn't let them defend
and welcome the better proposition, of gheriff Galloway of Marion county
the Ocala Star to connect it by a because, in addition to holding pris-
ley line with Ocala. There are cities n h has succeeded in re-
out in the arid west that would bond forming and curing some dope fiends across the track, realizing what a ridlc
themselves for a million dollars, more d nuttm them on their feet again, ulous figure he must seem in his stain
or less, to secure such an asset as Ti,n oVflr TOv.r 1, a man is not led and disheveled dress suit, a mark
Silver Springs. Lakeland Telegram. always doinff the greatest possible ed and battered silk hat still clamped
Ail Ocala needs to do is spend ou,-i .,. earvina cgv;n mind men is vu ucou-
COO or less for a trolley line, and a mighty good occupation on the side
there would be no break in the streets for a sheriff or anyone else. Miami
between the city and the springs in 1 Metropolis.
less than nan a dozen years. 11 11
suits the government to cut the canal,
it would be cut quicker for the com
merce the trolley line would secure
for the river.
The outgoing freight is gaining mo
mentum as Arthur flings himself half
President Wilson was not very suc
cessful in picking his cabinet mem
bers. He had scarcely more than
, taken his seat when his attorney gen
eral became involved in a scandal m
which an agent of the department of
justice tried to use his official posi position
tion position to extricate his son from a white
slavery case. Then Mr. Bryan brought
ridicule on the administration by his
Chautauqua stunts, and later develop
ed into the most colossal mollycoddle
who ever afflicted an American cab
inet. Josephus Daniels has done all
he could to make the American navy
t joke, and now comes Secretary Red-
Electra, Aug. 11. Mrs. G. A. Sel
lers and Mr. W. A. Meadows went to
the Oxford barbecue and returned
last Saturday. They report having a
Little Cecil Sellers has gone to Le-
von to stav with his aunt. Mrs. Freer
in order to attend school this term.
Mrs. J. P. Hallford and Mr. H. M.
Sellers were callers in the Brick City,
recently, while there they visited the
hospital and found Mr. J. P. Hall-
ford able to sit up. His many friends
are glad to hear that he has so im
Mr. G. W. Brant Jr., and Mr. A. L.
Barber have cone to Umatilla on a
Mr. and Mrs. Tobe Caldwell spent
Steamers. Low Fares. Best hast week at Salt Springs.
Wireless telegraph on an There has been a movie show m
Through fares and tickets our town. Everybody went and all
Go North by Sea
MERCHANTS & MINERS TRAHS.CD
to all Northern and Western points. jwere entertained splendidly while the
For reservations, tickets, etc.
H. C. AVERY, AGENT
For Good Wood
BIG Load tor $1.
ifour order will have
J. L. SMOAK
At Htnoak's VgOD Shop.
show stayed here.
Mr. R. O. Halford and Miss Mae
Halford were callers in Moss Bluff on
lr.st Sunday evening.
I Mr. Clyde Collins and Mr. Irey
Lewis were calers in Electra last
Wonder what has become of Lazy
Bill, we don't see him any more.
There is to be a picnic held at
Electra school house on Saturday
August 21. Everybody is invited to
come and bring well filled baskets.
iihiiiiiiiiiiiiiMMiiniiiiiiiiiiii minimi Hi iHiMiiiinir- i irniK"' 1 uinntnH i iiHiiiiinnHiiiMiniinii .-'imiinn
On Saturday and Monday, 17
pounds cf sugar for $1, with one dol-
cash. Smith Grocery Co. Phone 434. tf
lar's worth of other groceries, for
Fighting Wildly With th Outcasts.
Into the open doorway, but be misses
his hold and would have fallen under
the wheels but that two strong and dir dirty
ty dirty hands seize him by the shoulder and
another pair as dirty and as strong
grasp him also, and he Is hauled into
the car like a grain sack to find him himself
self himself safe on his side and looking up
Into the countenances of three grin grin-ntpg.
ntpg. grin-ntpg. crimv knights of the road.
Our sheet music stock is up-to-date.
I Daily demonstrations.
8-2-tf Lattner's Piano Store.
Wclvcr & MacKay
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
PHONES 47, 104, 303
evil one. and drove on with his mind
upon other matters than fortunes or
missing gems of price price-Down
Down price-Down the city street from his hum humble
ble humble lodging place in the ioorest part
of the town came Quabba. musician
and a traveler. And he traveled not
alone. With blm was his orchestra
and bis collector of external revenue.
True, his orchestra was but a barrel
organ and his collector of external rev revenue
enue revenue a inonkej'. but the organ was a
fairly good one, sweet of tone, and the
monkey was a simian of sorts and bl
name was Clarence.
So it was that Quabba was gay of
heart and sung to himself as he trudged
along. Only a poor huuchlack organ
grinder with his monkey was Quabba.
But his heart was light, his conscience
untroubled and his apitlte. ala. only
too good. The whole wide world was
his. and no man was his master, an 1
so Quabba the hunchback san and
winked at the monkey, Clarence, as If
to say: "We haven't a penny. Clarence.
but what an appetite we'll have for
breakfast as soon as we pick up the
price of oner
"Hi there, get out of the wayf shout
ed a rouzh voice, and Quabba. roused
from his reflections. stepied aside-just
in time to avoid being struck by a
passing truck. A Jolt of the vehicle
threw an empty mail bag marked with
chalk "Repair. from a pile of thoe
at the back of the track.
The hunchback picked up the mail
bag and called after the driver. But
that worthy failed to bear the cry and
Quabba waved the old mall bag after
him. Then be felt something the size
of an English walnut In his hind and
under the dirty canvas of the bag. Ills
Rpnsltive flnirers felt along the side
seam of the bag and be could feel, even
through the thickness of the canvas,
that the object in the bag was a chain
The hunchback wheeled Into a near
by alley, between two warehouses. No
one had seen the mall bag fall from the
truck, none noticed him turn up the
deserted alley. It was only the work
of an instant to loosen the drawstring
and turn the mail bag Inside out.
There, on the inside outside, strung
the diamond from the sky. Its upper
clasp engaged in the seam of the bot bottom
tom bottom of the bag.
The itinerant musician thrust the dia diamond
mond diamond and its chain into his bosom and
popped the mail bag in a garbage can
hard by. then, his heart beating high.
Quabba winked to the monkey and
ceased to whistle to whisper: "We are
rich men now. Clarence."
And soon out from the alley came a
hunchback organ grinder with his mon monkey,
key, monkey, and the itinerant hunchback was
the pobsmsox of the diamond from
th akjv, ..
White Star Line Transfer Co,
TEAMS 'FOR RENT LIGHT AND HEAVY
Superior to Plaster or
Ceiling in Quality
Shippin of Freight,
Pianos, and Safes.
COLLIER BROS., Proprietors
(Continued on Third Page)
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OCALA EVENING STAR. THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 191S
WHO VIOLATES THE LAW? Lubin three-reel
Arthur Johnson and Lottie Briscoe.
THE SHERIFF'S STORY Vitagraph Drama, featuring Joseph Mc Mc-Dermott
Dermott Mc-Dermott and Ivan Christy.
MR. JARR TAKES A NIGHT OFF
Jarr Family Series.
ADMISSION FROM 3:30 TO
PROGRAM CHANGES DAILY
.s f r.--.. r. - ;
t,r Four Years of Discouraging
Mrs. Bullock Gave
le to Rescue.
n, Ky. In an interesting letter
this place, Mrs. Bettie Bullock
es as follows : "I suffered for four
ars, with womanly troubles, and during
this time, 1 could only sit up for a little
while, and could not walk anywhere at
. A A t ...t J 1
m wi? Train a ?w w
I &u. ti lunci, i wuiuu imvc beverc pains
in my len side.
The doctor was called in, and his treat treatment
ment treatment relieved roe for a while, but I was
soon confined to my bed again. After
that, nothing seemed to do me any good.
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m orflounnr rvnnno;n
N UUN H
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ROUND TRIP RATES FROM OCALA
Washington, D. C ..$20.80 Richmond, Va
. ROUND TRIP RATES FROM JACKSONVILLE
Wilmington, N. C $12.00 Chattanooga, Tenn
Winston-Salem, N. C. 14.00 Monteagle, Tenn
Hot Springs, Va 18.50 Mammoth Cave, Ky
Roanoke, Va. 16.25Warm Springs, Ga
Tickets sold August 11th. Limit August 29th. For further information
or reservations call on A. C. L. ticket agent or
A. W. FRITOT, J. G. KIRKLAND,
Division Passenger Agent, Division Passenger Agent,
Rt. Rev.-Abbott Charles, President.
Saint Leo, Pasco County, Florida
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music, $5,000 organ, a dozen pianos, two Glee Clubs, chorus class. Superb
new rooms for Business School, full banking equipment. New chemical
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A'itagraph Comedy, No. 4 of the
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heated by" steam, it can not scorch.
The pressure being direct, not shding,
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I had gotten so weak i cou'd not stand,
and I gave up in despair.
At last, my husband got mc a bottle oi
Cardui, the woman's tonic, anJ I com commenced
menced commenced taking it. Fro.'-.i the very first
dose, I could tell it was helping me. I
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Cardui, the woman's tonic. It ha ; helped
more than a million women, in its 50
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Treatment for Wcnirn." : ent in plain wraps-tr. J-j
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Rev. Father Benedict, Director.
IN THE STAR
OCALA SOCIAL AFFAIRS
(If you have any items for thi3
Thought for the Day
D in th man its fast his fate
To mould his fortunes, mean or great.
Mr. Watt Entertained at a Musicale
Honoring Mrs. McKay
One of the mo.-t leautiful social
furctions that this year, or any other,
has witnessed was the morning musi-calt-
given from lu to 12 o'clock tolay
1 y Mr.--. Harry Failin Watt at her
j' t tractive bungalow in Lin wood su su-t
t su-t nil., in honor of her house guest,
Mr-:. William George McKay, of Jack-
For her floral decorative motif Mrs.
Watt .-elected a flower now at its
height, the pretty morning glory,
which with greens was used exclusive exclusively
ly exclusively evcept for jardinieres of zen zen-i;;s
i;;s zen-i;;s places on the veranda. The spa spacious
cious spacious living room and dining room,
separated only by a grille work, were
.thrown totrether for the musicale and
'these attractive apartments together
with an adjoining room, were wreath wreathed
ed wreathed throughout with garlands of blue
morning glories. The arrangement of
the flowers and greens was exceeding exceedingly
ly exceedingly arti tic anil gave a bower like ef ef-ftct
ftct ef-ftct to the rooms. Vieing with the
ir terior decorations was the broad pi piazza,
azza, piazza, which with its dark green
screc-ns, was converted into an out outdoor
door outdoor living room and made alluring
by dozens of zenias in jardineres,
ri.'jrs, seats and swing.
Amidst the charming floral fram fram-t'n.g
t'n.g fram-t'n.g were seated the guests assem assembled
bled assembled for the musicale, a pretty pic picture
ture picture in a pretty setting.
Mrs. W. K. Lane and Mrs. Harry
V. alters met the guests as they ar arrived
rived arrived and invited them to the punch
table, where a refreshing fruit punch
was served by Misses Onie Chazel and
Flair Wood r ow. Around the base of
the tall bowl morning glories were
twined and on the edge of the bowl
were perched little blue birds.
Mrs. Watt received her guests
wearing a blue tafTeta dress with cor--age
bouquet of Killarney roses and
war. mo.-t gracious in extending the
(cordial hospitality of her home. Mrs.
McKay, the charming honoree, wore
a most becoming gown of old rose
chiffon, with corsage of roses, the
i.-ame as tne hostess, it was with
much pleasure, the guests met Mrs.
Miss Virginia Sistrunk distributed
the programs and ushered the ladies
to their seats.
The artist of the morning was Miss
j Cecil e Downs, Ocala's gifted vocalist
who is studying for grand opera and
is now home on a summer vacation.
Her accompaniments were played by
Miss Mamie Gross a pianist whose
appearance on any program is an as assurance
surance assurance of success and who can' fill the
the difficult roll of accompanist with
ease and skill.
Following was the program:
1 (a) On a Wild Rose Trec.Rotoli
(b) Gray Days Johnson
(c) Spirit Flower .....C.Tipton
(d) A Birthday Woodman
2 (a) My Soul Bond
(b) Somewhere a Voice is Call
(c) I Dear a Thrush at Eve. Cad-
(d) To a Messenger ...La Forge
S (a) Where My Caravan Has
(b) Mammy's Song Ware
(c) Will o' the Wisp ...Spross
(d) Ilayfields and Butterflies....
Following the fine program came
delicious refreshments; chicken salad,
tomato aspic, wafers, pickles, grape
ice capped with candied violets and
macaroons. Misses Mary and Anna
McDowell, and Misses Wood row and
Chazal assisted in serving.
Bidden to this beautiful party were
only the ladies who have entertained
Mrs. Watt since she came to the city
to reside. The invitation list was as
follows: Mrs. II. C. Dozier, Mrs.
William Hocker, Mrs. L. F. Blalock,
Mrs. G. W. Richardson, Mrs. D. W.
Tompkins, Mrs. W. A. Knight, Mrs.
E. L. Carney, Mrs. M. J. Roess, Mrs.
U. A. Ford, Mrs. G. H. Ford, Mrs. R.
T. Birdsey, Miss Emily Stotesbury,
Mis. F. T. Schreiber, Mrs. R. L. An Anderson,
derson, Anderson, Mrs. I). S. Woodrow, Mrs. E.
J. Crook, Mrs. L. R. Chazal, Mrs. C.
W. Hunter, Mrs. D. M. Smith, Mrs.
W. M. Wagnon, Mrs. Harvey Clark,
Mrs. C. II. Lloyd Mrs. D. C. Stiles,
Mrs. Jack Camp, Mrs. T. W. Troxler,
Mrs. Charles Rheinauer, Mrs. G. K.
Robinson, Mrs. L. P. Wilson, Mrs.
William Charles, Mrs. L. H. von En En-gelken,
gelken, En-gelken, Mrs. T. J. Johnson, Mrs. W.
D. Taylor, Mrs. W. D. Cam, Mrs. C.
S. Cullen, Mrs. William Wolf, Mrs.
George McKay, Mrs. E. C. Bennett,
Mrs. Walter Marsh, Mrs. Robert
Sanders, Mrs. W. K. Zewadski, Miss
May Marshall, Mrs. M. E. Robinson,'
Mrs. W.'W. Wood, Misses Annie Da-j
vis, Kathleen Jackson, Dorothy i
Schreiber, Mamie Taylor, Catharine'
MeNab, Geneieve Wood, Ludie Smith,!
Mamie Ruth Sanders, Annie Atkin-j
son and the ladies assisting. J
Miss Sarah Burwell, who has been!
the lovely young guest of her cous cousins,
ins, cousins, Dr. and Mrs. W. K. Lane for a
week, left today for her home at
Mr. Wiley Burford, who with some
college mates has had a position in
Detroit, Mich., since the close of
Princeton University, left for home
Tuesday. Mr. Burford stopped for a
department, call 'phone 106)
f-hort visit to relatives in Alabama
and is expected to arrive about Sat
Mrs. Wagnon Honored
Complimenting their niece, Mrs. W.
M. Wagnon of Tampa, Mr. and Mrs.
G. T. Maughs were host and hostess
to an informal auction party last eve- 1
ning, entertaining three tables of
players. Their guests were, Mrs.
Wagnon, Dr. and Mrs. D. M. Smith,
Mr. H. M. Hampton, Mr. and Mrs. C. j
H. Lloyd, Mr. and Mrs. William j
Hocker, Mr. and Mrs. G. J. Blitch and
Miss Annie Davis. I
The affair was one of great pleas-
ure and was concluded with a tempt- j
ing refreshment course, served after
the several interesting progressions,
which consisted of chicken salad, I
sandwiches, wafers, pickles and cof- J
fee. Dr. Smith scored highest with
Mrs. Wagnon a close second and for
their skill they were presented i
bouquet of beautiful dahlias.
U. D. C. Meeting
The Daughters of the Confederacy
will' meet Friday afternoon at 4:30
o'clock with Mrs. E. L. Carney.
Miss Winnie Cobb of Tallahassee
will arrive in Ocala shortly to visit
her cousins, Dr. and Mrs. W. K.
Lane, and later will go to Brooksville
to visit relatives.
Mr. D. S. Borland of Fort Myers,
who has been attending to business
here and at Citra for the past week,
left today for home.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Coin will spend
the next few weeks at Homosassa,
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Wil Williams,
liams, Williams, leaving for there early Satur Saturday
day Saturday morning.
Miss Helena Lester of Key West is
the attractive guest of Miss Marion
Dewey for a visit of a few days, ar arriving
riving arriving today from Gainesville.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Davis of Irvine
and the latter's .sister, Mrs. Sue Mc Mc-Iver
Iver Mc-Iver of this city, leave next Tuesday
for a month's trip in the north, visit visiting
ing visiting Washington, Philadelphia, New
York and other points. Miss Mamie
Fant, durjng the absence of her aunt, j
Mrs. Mclver, with whom she makes
her home will visit relatives at Wil-
Mr. Julius Brown leaves in the
morning for Lafayette, Ind., to visit
friends until the opening of Perdue
University. En route he will make
several brief stops to see friends.
Mrs. Mary Bogie and son Mr. Frank
Bogie, are home from a three days
trip to Savannah.
The high school set will enjoy a
dance tomorrow evening. It will be
given at the Woman's Club building.
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Kelsey,
Jacksonville citizens with many
friends and relatives in this section,
accompanied by the members of their
family left today on a motoring trip j
to Tennessee, their destination being
Mineral Springs and Tate Springs, J
where they will sojourn for several
Miss Helen Park, of Crystal River,
i". the fortnight guest of Miss Lillie
Mr. W. M. Martin, Miss Eugenia
Fuller and Miss Annie Atkinson will
begin their motoring trip to Ashe Ashe-ville,
ville, Ashe-ville, N. C, early tomorrow morning.
They will be accompanied by Miss
Sarah Pearl Martin, who will make a
short visit to Mrs. Maude Home in
that city, leaving then for Atlanta to
be the guest of Miss Mildred Wood Woodward
ward Woodward on an extended motoring trip
with her parents, Col. and Mrs. J. C.
Mrs. Jake Brown will leave in Sep September
tember September for a several weeks visit to
relatives in Iowa, Lincoln, Neb., and
SI. Louis, Mo.
(Concluded on Fourth Page)
STUDIO WILL REOPEN
Miss Ethel Haycraft, graduate of
Brenau Conservatory and pupil of
Otto Pfefferkoro, will reopen her
(studio September 1st. Phone 131. 18t
and FLAT SHEETS
All Forms of Metal
All sizes and Gauges. Prompt
delivery from the largest and most
complete stock in Florida.
FLORIDA METAL PRODUCTS
650 Evergreen Ave., Jacksonville.
Sold by the Ocala Lumber and
(Continued from Page Two)
In the empty freight tar n It bowled
along tbe combat was over. Spent,
worn and battered. Arthur lay bound
on tbe floor of the freight car. his
bands pinioned U-hind him by the
dirty leathern belt f Mr. Strap Mc Mc-Gee.
Gee. Mc-Gee. gentleman of leisure.
"lie ain't no bull in plain clothes. If
dem Is plain clothes." panted Mr. Me Me-Gee
Gee Me-Gee as he nursed a swelling eye; he
ain't no railroad dick eider. He' a
welterweight champion." be added rue ruefully.
fully. ruefully. ThLi also was the opinion of Scotty,
tbe rat faced little tramp whose suspi suspicions
cions suspicions had caused tbe combat, and like likewise
wise likewise was It the opinion of Chicago
Pete, the bulbous nosed third iueuitr
of tbe trio of travelers, for all these
gentlemen bore many sign of the con conflict
flict conflict through which they had passed.
They bad conquered Arthur, but at a
frightful cost to the allies.
"He busted me snoot," moaned Chi Chicago
cago Chicago Pete, "an Jest for dat I'll band
him a shoe full of feet." and. standing
over Arthur, helpless and pinioned, the
gentleman from Chicago gave him a
brutal kick In the ribs.
"An Jest for dat we'll frisk young
John I an swipe bis glad rags, too."
asserted Mr. Strap McGee.
They took some $20 they found upon
Arthur, for in addition to having lent
Blair mpney to lose In Mr. Abe Bloom's
gambling establishment Arthur had
generously given him almost all of the
rest of the proceeds from the pawning
of the diamond from the sky.
Then the tramps stripped Arthur and
proceeded gravely to shoot craps for
bis clothes. They were won by the
more fortunate Mr. Strap .McGee. more
fortunate In the fact that the dice were
his and be knew how to manipulate
them. Bruised and battered as be was.
Arthur could not restrain a laugh at
the ludicrous aspect the tramp leader
presented In the dirty and disheveled
evening clothes, with Arthur's broken
silk bat lerched Jrnintily on his bead.
The freight stopjd at a water tank,
and the three tramps withdrew, with
many caustic remarks at parting. Ar Arthur
thur Arthur freed himself from his bonds and
with some repugnance donned the
frowsy garments of the tramp. Thea
be. too, sprang from the freight car
and made through a cornfield acrs
the country. He reflected, with a
6inIIe, that the actions of the tramp
would be bis salvation. He was right
in this, for shortly afterward Mr. Strap
McGee. despite his indignant protests
and explanations, was seized by rail railroad
road railroad detectives and held on a tele telegraphic
graphic telegraphic description of his attire as Ar Arthur
thur Arthur Stanley, wanted for murder.
At sunset a good looking young
tramp stopped In the door yard of
Alex Smith's farm and asked for work.
The farmer put him to chopping wood
for his supper, and so well did be
acquit himself and so soon did be gain
be good graces of the farmer's wife
and the farmer's little baby girl that
despite the rags of his attire John
Powell for such was the name Arthur
gave was greeted on the barn floor
In the morning, after a restful night In
the haymow, with a proffer of steady
That same night by the wayside,
Quabba and bis external revenue col collector,
lector, collector, tbe monkey Clarence, camped
Soon H Gained the Good Graces of the
Farmer's Little Girl.
beneath a tree. Again Quabba showed
bis companion tbe diamond from tbe
sky, and again be said to the monkey,
-We are rich men now, Clarence V
Then be placed it In his breast, and
the monkey snuggled close to him and
they fell asleep and bad such dreams
as man and monkey may.
But In the dawn Clarence awoke
and gained the diamond witbout awak awaking
ing awaking bU master and climbed tbe tree
at the lorn; end of his tether to ex examine
amine examine hi.- find undisti.rbed But an
owl In the hollow above the lower
branches annoyed Clarence, and when
he felt the Jerk of his string he stole
an eyg from the owl's nest and left
the diamond from the sky In Its place.
In (Marenee's monkey mind It was a
nse of f.-rir exchnnce and therefore
not ii roM-ery
HI intie iu:ister on the ground, now
wide awke. yanked nt Clarence vl vl-elouly.
elouly. vl-elouly. mid the Indignant monkey drop drop-led
led drop-led the owl erg down Into his master's
upturnel fa' e. Nor would be help tbe
frantic niiaUn search high and low
upon the ground for the missing Jewel
of price, so MMin found, so soon lost
(Continued Next Week)
ADVERTISE IN THE STAR.
We wish to announce to our patrons and
friends that we have made arrangements to guar guarantee
antee guarantee to our customers better service than they
have received at our hands for several seasons.
We have secured the able and efficient services of
a trimmer direct from Armstrong, Cater & Co.,. of
Baltimore, bringing with her their highest and
most excellent recommedatron and comes to us as
a trimmer of seventeen seasons' experience and
one having fine artistic taste and exceptional
capabilities At present she is in the above
wholesale house getting up our pattern hats while
receiving all the new ideas and watching develop developments.
ments. developments. She will also attend the large openings in
New York and as early as the Leading Styles of
the season are fully determined she will arrive at
the Affleck Millinery Parlor, thoroughly equipped in
in every way to serve the people of Ocala and
vicinity with the mot exclusive ideas in Millinery
with every new novelty and design with all the
latest styles from the Parisian Modistes.
rot 6vcf see Ouf
THE S llVCC AT,) k d;
FINISH YOUR HOUSE WITH OUR BUILDERS
HARDWARE AND YOU WILL BE RIGHT IN STYLE
AND WE HAVE MANY NEW DESIGNS FOR YOU.
YOU GET THE BEST QUALITY AND LOWEST POS POSSIBLE
SIBLE POSSIBLE PRICE, AS WELL AS THE BEST STYLE,
WHEN YOU DEAL WITH US.
WHEN IT'S HARDWARE, "WE'VE GOT IT."
MARION HARDWARE COMPANY
PHONE 118, OCALA, FLA.
EXCURSION TO JACKSONVILLE
E A IB' ARM
MONDAY 1 S-H-rm
Anthony .. 2.00
Island Grove 2.00
Tickets on sale for all regular
all regular trains to and
G. Z. PHILLIPS, A. G. P. A.
DIAMOND FROM THE SKY
MUST SKIP A CHAPTER
Till management of the Temple
theater received the following tele telegram
gram telegram yesterday, regarding the films
for the Diamond from the Sky:
Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 9, 1915.
Temple Theater, Ocala, Fla.:
Chapter four has evidently been
lost in transit. Other prints of this
chapter are so booked that we cannot
possibly supply you before chapter
five next Friday. However, chapter
five contains a complete synopsis,
which will place its patronage up to
date. Display this message in the box
office advising your customers that it
is not your fault that it failed to
North American Film Co.
COLIC. CHOLERA AND
"I never hesitate to recomend Cham Chamberlain's
berlain's Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrohea
Remedy," writes Sol Williams, mer merchant,
chant, merchant, Jesse, Tenn. "I sell more of it
than any other preparation of like
character. I have used it myself and
found it gave me more relief than any anything
thing anything else I ha'e ever tried for the
same purpose." Obtainable every everywhere.
where. everywhere. SEE 1MK I'AKM on the Silrer
Springs road which furnishes the
Merchant's Cafe every day with
fresh vegetx jles, milk and eggs, tf
Williston . .
trains Aug. ICth. Good returning on
including Aug. 19th, 1915.
Plenty of Room
JOHN BOISSEAU, a T. A A-Ocala,
Ocala, A-Ocala, Florida.
PICNIC AT ANTHONY
Don't forget that everybody is in invited
vited invited to attend the basket picnic at
Anthony, Tuesday, August 17th. All
the adjoining towns are invited to
come and help make the day a pleas pleasant
ant pleasant one. There will be speaking and a
short program, also plenty of re refreshments
freshments refreshments to be sold for church ben benefits.
efits. benefits. The editors of the Star and
Banner are especially invited to come
anc make us a speech. Committee.
"About three months ago when I
tv. a TifT ornnfT f rnm i nr! i (TPKtinn which
caused headache and dizzy spells and
made me reel tirea ana cesponaeni, i
began taking Chamberlain's Tablets,"
writes Mrs. Geo. Hon, Macedon, N. Y.
"This medicine proved to be the very
thing I needed, as one day's treat treatment
ment treatment relieved me greatly. I used twj
bottles of Chamberlain's Tablets and
thev rid me cf this trouble." Obtain
On Saturday and Monday, 17
pounds of sugar for $1, with one dol dollar's
lar's dollar's worth of other groceries, for
cash. Smith Grocery Co. Phone 43i. t
Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, tbe best,
purest and most healthful of ALL
summer drinks, at Johnny's Place, tf
FRESH buttermuic at the
Pharmacy fountain every day.
OCALA EVENING STAB THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1915
Woodmen meet Friday evening.
Another fresh shipment of Triola
sweets just in at Gerig's. tf.
The Temple theater has a very fine
entertainment this evening. Study
out the program on the third page.
For plumbing and electrical
see II. W. Tucker. Phone 30
While Mr. John Allen Richie is ab absent
sent absent at the state encampment, Mr. C.
W. Hickle is filling his place at Trox-ler's.
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
The county judge has issued a
marriage license to Mr. Lewis A.
Caroway and Miss Esther Driggers.
Try one of tho&t frosted pints of
Pabst's Blue Ribbon at Johnny's, tf
Mr. J. S. Pedrick is representing
Dunnellon in town today.
(Continued from Third Page)
In sauntering round the north end "!!-!:X
of town, I notice that Mr. Edwin
Romer's house is closed and learn that
E. Gates of Micanopy is in
A new line of high grade stationery
in all the latest styles and cuts at
Mr. I. V. Stevens of Lakeland is in
the city for a short visit to his par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. I. V. Stevens.
Have you tr:ed those delicious Max Max-ixe
ixe Max-ixe cherries? 50 cents per pound, at
Mr. Herbert Martin, after a pleas pleasant
ant pleasant visit to his home and friends here,
left yesterday afternoon for Auburn,
Ala., where he is winning his way in
the business world.
This report Is made from observa observations
tions observations taken daily by Mr. F. G. B.
Weihe, official observer for the gov-
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Fair tonight, showers Friday.
Bring your prescriptions to Ocala's
largest drug store, where prompt and
experienced service is always at your
disposal. The Court Pharmacy. tf
Mr. Louis N. Long, proprietor of
the Ocala House, is in New York City
on a short business trip.
Use Nyal's iamiiy remedies. All
good good for all. Sold by Annex
Drug Store. 16-tf
Our baseball team lost $15 on yes yesterday
terday yesterday !s gam.- It was a good game,
but the people didn't turn out to see
it. Ocala never gives its ball team
the support it deserves, and yester yesterday
day yesterday did worse than usual.
The Palatka Post says that Charles
Thompson, who was believed to be
from Ocala, drowned himself in the
St. Johns river at Palatka Tuesday
night. He is said to have an uncle
living near Ocala.
' Drs. E. G. Lindner' and Herbert
Counts left this morning for Miami,
where they will spend a few days,
stopping along the route at places of
interest. 'They went in an automo
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Kidd have
moved to Ocala from Brooksville and
are going to engage in farming. They
have rented Mr. Mathews' place. We
wish them a prosperous and happy
life. They were at the Empire last
VEGETABLES, MILK AND EGGS
from our own farm daily. Open nignt
nd day. Merchant's Cafe. tf
Ocala baseballists will be interested
to learn that in a hard-fought game in
Palatka yesterday, the home team de defeated
feated defeated the Indians who were here last
Thursday. The score was 3 to 1
favor of Palatka.
A prominent Georgia wedding tak taking
ing taking place about October 1st will be
the marriage of Miss Carol Deen of
Gainesville and Mr. Frank Spratlin, a
prominent young broker of Atlanta.
Miss Deen has a host of friends in
this city, made during a visit to Miss
Minnie Stovall several summers ago.
The wedding will be elaborate with a
iarge number of attendants, among
whom will be Miss Stovall. After
their marriage the young couple will
occupy a beautiful home in Ausley
Park, Atlanta, the house and lot be being
ing being a wedding gift from the bride's
oarents. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Deen.
Mr. and Mrs. Pete Mcintosh are
. 1 it A
mourning tne aeain oi me iormer s
nephew, Mr. Hugh Grant of Scotland,
which occurred recently at the Dar Dardanelles.
danelles. Dardanelles. Mr. Grant was graduated
from the law department of the Uni University
versity University of Edinburgh last May, at the
age of 21. He joined the army imme immediately
diately immediately after his graduation and has
been in active service since at the
Dardanelles. He was a brilliant young
man, with a bright future and the
news of his death was received yes yesterday
terday yesterday with profound sorrow by Mr.
Mcintosh and family.
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Dr. and Mrs. R. II. Alderman and
young son were prominent visitors to today.
day. today. Dr. Alderman is touring the
state in the interest of Southern Col
lege of which ""he is president. He i3
a cousin of Mr. B. W. Gallagher and
with Mr. Gallagher motored to Martel
and York this morning.
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Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Moore and Miss
Sue Moore moved today into the
home recently vacated by Mr. Duncan
Cannon and family on E. Fifth street.
Mrl and Mrs. Moore's son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Riv
ers, will make their home with them.
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News comes from Washington, D.
C, of the arrival recently of a fine
young son at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Pierre A. Bealer. Mrs. Bealer
is a sister to Miss Lilla Brumby and
prior to her marriage was Miss Ern
estine Brumby of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Clements and
children left today for Daytona Beach
to enjoy their annual visit to that
Miss Ruth Hardee is visiting at
Lake Weir, the guest of Miss Claudia
Miss Mary Gates has returned
from a pleasant visit to friends in
Our Special Correspondent is Again
at Her Post
Belleview, Aug. 11. Yes, I am
back from Gainesville where I have
put in the last sixty days at the Uni- a whole column, but I am not going to
versity summer school, studying my j because most of them are coming back
head off on grammar, English compo composition
sition composition and several other studies, and
again, and the time is not far distant
when the tide of travel will begin to .f
How this way again.
wonderful to tell I can really tell a 0ne of the first smiles that greet
verb from a noun once more, if I Jed me upon my arrival home was jol
should happen to meet it in the mid-My
die of the road, and it was good broad
day light. I really believe that I
could parse a sentence, if occasion re required,
quired, required, and as for adjectives, why I am
chock full of them.
This summer school is a bigger
thing than the average Floridian real
izes, and when one takes into consid
eration that there were six summer
normal schools conducted in the state
this year, with close to fifteen hun hundred
dred hundred students, all anxious to improve
themselves in different lines of studies,
it can be appreciated that the student
body of Florida is advancing with
rapid strides. This Gainesville Uni University
versity University is a great proposition, and of
it I will have more to say later on.
I also diversified the monotony by
rflaking a trip to Live Oak, and watch watching
ing watching the postmasters of the state go
thru the agonies of holding a con convention.
vention. convention. I'll tell you all about this
too, when I get some time. But what
immediately concerns me most is to
find upon my return practically a de deserted
serted deserted village, and at night it is so
lonesome that I can go out and carve
great hunks of lonesomeness out of
the black night air.
I miss Mrs. Millsom's cheerful face,
and hear that she is having a good
time in Connecticut.
In looking across the open, 1 see
that Sam Thomas house is closed, and
hear that he and Mrs. Thomas are
enjoying a well merited trip to Nash Nashville,
ville, Nashville, Tenn., and the surounding coun
In looking down towards the par-
w m il a 1 1 1
sonage, l Ian to see uiai iong-ieggeu
preacher who tried to give Belleview
correct imitation of Billy Sunday,
and UDon looking up the
Tires are cash, but we will give you
the best tire service you ever" put on
you car. Immediate and liberal ad adjustments
justments adjustments always. Davies the Tire
Bring us your tires and tubes to be
vulcanized. We have the best equip
ped plant, in apparatus, material and
knowledge in this section of the state.
A casing vulcanized by us is as good
in that spot as if it were new. We
do not patch tubes, we VULCANIZE
them. Davies, the Tire Man. 8-12-tf
We have just received our new
bean seed for the fall planting; all
varieties. Ocala Seed Store. 8-11-tf
The Court Pharmacy serves fresh
BUTTERMILK all the time: 5 cents
per glass. Try it. tf
C (D) E L
The only store in town that real really
ly really saves you money.
Compare our prices with what you
One pound cans of Camp Campbell's
bell's Campbell's Pork a n d Q
Beans at 0 v
One dozen cans or
over, per doz
10-pound buckets of
Medium size buckets
Compound Lard at per
Full Cream Cheese
at per pound
Regular large 15c
cans good salmon
Van Camps tall
cream, per doz -
Small size cans at
17 pounds for
11 pounds for
Mcintosh, Aug. 11. Mr. M. G.
Bateman and son, James Means have
gone to Calhoun, Ga., for a month's
The Boys' Club has had a fine ten
nis court built in the town square and
there are some very close games
(when it does not rain) every after
noon. The club consists of eight
members, Mr. William Christian pres
ident, Mr. Joshua Gist vice president
and manager and Mr. Claude Sander3
secretary and treasurer.
Quite an interesting dance was giv
en at Gist's hall by- the young men on
Friday night which was very much
enjoyed, eight couples participating.
Music was furnished from Gaines
Mr. W. Hamilton and family have
moved from the Christian hill into
town, occupying the home recently
vacated by the Larrains.
Mr. Ed Hopkins of Tallahassee
spent a few days with his cousins, the
Norsworths, leaving for his home
Tuesday morning. His friends were
glad to see him looking so well and
have him with them even for so short
On Tuesday afternoon Mrs. W. R
Dedman gave a farewell party and
handkerchief shower in honor of Miss
Annette Gist, who left Thursday, the
12th, for San Francisco, and will sai
from there the 25th for Japan. The
guests, fifteen in number, were high highly
ly highly entertained by a floral contest.
Each question when answered repre
sented a flower. The booby prize, J
bottle of catsup, was won by Mrs
Joseph I. Gist that she might "catch
up." The refreshments consisted o:
ice tea and appetizing sandwiches
such as only Mrs. Dedman is known
tc make. Each guest was presented
with a bunch of forget-me-nots. Upon
leaving each one pledged their word
they had had a most enjoyable aft
Mr. Boulware and son Robert, who
have been sick for several weeks with
fever are convalescent.
THE CLERK GUARANTEED IT
"A customer came into my store the
other day and said to one of my clerks,
'have you anything that will cure di diarrhoea?'
arrhoea?' diarrhoea?' and my clerk went and got
him a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, and
said to him, 'if this does not cure you,
I will not charge you a cent for it., So
he took it home and came back in a
day or two and said he was cured,"
writes J. H. Berry & Co., Salt Creek,
Va. Obtainable everywhere.
Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, the best,
purest and most healthful of ALL
summer drinks, at Johnny's Place, tf
street I see that Sister Mary E. Foggs
house is closed, and learn that she is
enjoying herself in a part of Gorgia,
where watermelon and chicken and all
kinds of good things grow twelve
months in the year. I also miss the
imposing height of Mr. Sam Millican
from the streets. And one face that
I do sincerely miss and will always
remember, is good old Uncle JohnIIaf
ner, who ended his earthly career by
haneincr himself. Poor Uncle John
meant well by all the world, and gave
every one a square deal, but they took
advantage of the old gentleman's big
heartedness" and handed him the short
end of the stick, and it broke his heart.
Oak Knoll aJso appears deseKed
and Mr. and Mrs. Adam Hafner are
enjoying the hospitalities of Centra
Another face that I do not miss is
that of big, good natured John Lyles
He has not gone, but has added to,
and now it is Mr. and Mrs. John Lyles.
One face that I miss and it pains
me not to see it, is that of Mrs. Ella
Lyles Fant, who has lain so long in
the hospital at Ocala, and who is mak
ing such a brave struggle to gain her
health and get on her feet once more,
Another face that I missed by being
away, was Fisk Bryant, who during
my absence made a trip to Belleview
fiom Missouri bringing a brand new
bride with him, showing her off to his i
home folks, and then flitting away to
his western home, leaving people to
wonder at what a fine big man he had
grown to be. I will never forget the
trip that I made down on the Caloosa Caloosa-ha
ha Caloosa-ha tehee river on a steam boat that
was run by gasoline, and that carried
fish for a living, and of which Fisk
was the captain, and I was a passeng passenger,
er, passenger, going up into the Everglades near
Lake Okeechobee. We meet people
we know all over the world. Good
luck to you Fisk.
I need some dress making, and up upon
on upon inquiring about Mrs. John T.
Hames, learned that she has hied her herself
self herself away to her old home in South
Carolina. The first night that I was
home I looked very expectantly to see
Freeman Hames smiling visage ap appear
pear appear at the doorway to fill his regular
appointment, pumping the piano-player,
for our evening entertainment, and
when he did not appear, I wondered
why and was told that he had gone out
into the world to carve his own path
to fame and fortune, and that he was
up in Virginia, making good money,
and I know that he will do well where where-ever
ever where-ever he goes.
Thi3 leaving home habit among our
young people is growing contagious,
for the last person whom I ever sus suspected
pected suspected of leaving home and traveling
far, was Bennie Shedd, and now he is
up by the salt water in South Carolina.
And Folke Sjoberg going in the oppo opposite
site opposite direction is having a good time in
I also miss Mrs. James J. Nelson,
who is sojourning along the beautiful
historical Hudson river in New York
state, while Mrs. Ruth Perry Nelson
is at her old home on Long Island
Sound in Connecticut.
When I went away I left Dad Hardi Hardi-son
son Hardi-son laying sick at the home of his
daughter, Mrs. Pratt, and nursed
carefully by Mrs. Northy, and now I
find him back in his own home, over
in Hardison's addition to Belleview,
hale and hearty, while Mrs. Northy is
in Atlanta, and Mrs. Pratt is just re recovering
covering recovering from a severe illness, brought
on by the long siege of day and night
I also miss the cheerful personality
of jolly Mrs. Hopkins who is dividing
her time between Bridgeport, Conn.,
and points on the Hudson river.
Mrs. Bohanon, who could hardlj Y.
wait to tell roe that she had lought
he James Collins place, just north of .-.
the depot, by jimminy, and that Delle- i
view was her home now and for ever
more, and the farm life for me. j M
After all this absence and coming''-'
back to this deserted town, perso'i
after person plied me with the ques-
tion, "would I soon be writing for the "'
Star again?" And that good old ally'
and faithful supporter of the Star, Mr. J '.
Isaac Nichols, was one of the first to
greet me and press $2 into my hand
for a continuation of the Star, and to
express his pleasure at my being home
once more. It is friendship like thi3
that counts and that makes life worth
the living an?is what makes the world
Another thing to add to my utter
bewilderment and astonishment when
asked whose furniture was being
shipped away, Prof. A. B. Connor ap
peared upon the scene pompous and
dignified as ever and informed me
it was his furniture that he was mov moving
ing moving to Inverness, where he had accept accepted
ed accepted the principalship of the largest
school in Citrus county, with a good
faculty of teachers under him, and
with Mrs. Connor as assistant to the
principal. The world do move! And
Prof. Connor is one of the movers, and
we will watch him with interest as he
climbs the ladder to fame and for
tune in the school world of Florida.
In changing from the busy turmoil
of school life at Gainesville back to the
quiet monotony of home life in Belle Belleview,
view, Belleview, which is to be compared to jump
ing into a cool pool of water on a hot
day, and to take the edge off, and let
myself down easy to the regular rou routine
tine routine of a hum-drum existence, I picked
out the biggest, fattest, jolliest girl in
the whole school and brought her
home with me, and when Miss Olive
Smith of Bartow left me at the depot
last Monday afternoon and waved au
revoir, I said good bye to school life J
and resigned myself to my fate.
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We Clean and Press
vour clothes at
'AAA. I UltUl
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Free fi Ctosnrcne
Clothes delivered the
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SEE FARM on tne Silver
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Merchant's Cafe every day with
fresh vegetx ries, milk and eggs, tf
WANTED, LOST. FOUND. FOR
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Ocala Chapter, No. 20, O. E. S.,
meetb at Yonse's ha!! the second an
fourth Thursday evenings of a.
month af 73t o'clock
Mrs. Emily Webb, W. M.
Mrs. Lillian Siramo h, Sec'y-
Tu!,?a Lodse No. 22. I. O. O. r
neets ;u Vorge's Hill very Tties lar
-renins: at 8 o'clocV. A wa-m wd wd-ome
ome wd-ome always extend d to visittn
brethren. M. M. Little, N. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary.
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Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A. -M-. mets on the first aud thlr thlr-Thursday
Thursday thlr-Thursday evenine" of each 'nnn'h a
8:00 o'clock, until further notice.
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soverv'gns are always welcome.
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held everr Mor.dav at 8 p. m.. at
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