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Title:
The Ocala evening star
Uniform Title:
Ocala Evening Star
Alternate Title:
Evening star
Star
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v. : ; 61 cm.
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English
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Porter & Harding
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Ocala, Fla.
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United States -- Florida -- Marion -- Ocala
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29.187778 x -82.130556 ( Place of Publication )

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

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TOE APPKEOATED
Xmasift
Will be the Gift That Is Useful. You
Can Find Many Acceptable Gifts
Here.
Theus-Zachry Co.
VOL. 18.
OCALA, FLORIDA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1911.
xNO178.
tub ftjiuotu:
WARD THE
OCALA

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We cordially, invite you to
call at any time. It is not
necessary to wait until yba
intend opening an account.
It is not necessary for you
to delay opening an account
until you can make the initial
deposit with a substantial
8n m, nor does the initial de deposit
posit deposit affect the standing of
the depositor it is the char character
acter character of the account after afterwards
wards afterwards that determines that.
So come and see us any
time. Open an -account if
you like with what you have
on hand.
THE
MUNR0E & GHAMBLISS
BANK
a
OCALA - FLORIDA

ALL. DATES ARRANGED

Conventloaa to be IIld Next Year
Will Not Conflict
Portland. Ore.. Dec. 26. Through
the efforts of John P. Sullivan, grand
exalted ruler of the Elks, conflicts in
the dates of the Important conventions
of 1912 have been avoided.. As soon
, as It was decided that the Elks would
hold their annual reunion in Portland
durlng the week of July 8, Mr. Sul Sul-flvan
flvan Sul-flvan conferred with officers of the
Grand Army and the Shriners with
the result that the conventions of
''those organizations will be held In
Los Angeles In September and May
respectively. By urging the subject on
members of the republican national
committee he succeeded in having the
date for the republican convention in
Chicago set for the week of June 18.
He has started similar negotiations
with the democratic national commit committee
tee committee and it is probable that another
week than that chosen by the Elks
.will be selected for the democratic
convention. v

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CoMMaelCK nttlnc Down Womn and
Children In the Street I'erla
Yielding; to RoiIa
Demands
Teheran, Dec. 26. A telegram from
the vice-governor of Tabriz gives an
appalling picture of the situation In
that city as a result of Russian ag aggression.
gression. aggression. He says:
"I swear before God that innocent
women and children are being butch butchered
ered butchered in coM blood."
The vice ( governor estimates the
number of Persians killed In Tabriz as
50p and adds:
"The Russians ignore our overtures
for the cessation of hostilities."
Telegraphic communication between
Teheran and Tabriz is now interrupted.
The British and Russian legations are
without means of communication with
their consuls. The regent, Nazir El
Mulk, acting in agreement with the
cabinet, declared the National Council
dissolved. The war minister sent
troops to-prevent the deputies from
entering the parliament building. The
Persian government has unconditional unconditionally
ly unconditionally accepted the Russian ultimatum,
Russia having previously agreed to a
slight modification of the demands.
The Russian minister has signified his
acceptance of the Persian reply.

WE'LL- STOP THAT
ITCUIXG FOR 2JS CENTS

WEAK KIDNEYS
MAKE WEAK BODIES

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. GIVE INSTANT RELIEF
Are. you troubles with eczema? Does
your skin itch, burn, smart, or bleed?
If some come Into our store and get
a special 25c treatment of the one
sure, quick relief and positive cure
youv'e been looking for.
ZEMO Is the guaranteed remedy that
has relieved thousands of skin suffer sufferers.
ers. sufferers. A delightful, efficient and germ germ-destroying
destroying germ-destroying antiseptic wash that
soothes and heals an Inflamed and ir irritated
ritated irritated skin just as readily as it cures
eczema, pimples, rashes, psoriasis and
other stubborn forms of skin diseases.
ZEMO is worth its weight in gold
to skin sufferers and we urge you to
try this trial treatment.

Postofflce Drugstore.

PACIFIC KELP GROVES
WILL SUPPLY POTASH

Washington, Dec. -26. The United
States will not have to depend on Ger Germany
many Germany much longer for Its potash with
which to make fertilizer. In the near
future the United States should be able
not only to supply Its own needs, but
also to export a considerable amount
of potash.
The principal source of American
potash the experts of the agricultural
department report, will be in the kelp

of seaweed of the Pacific coast. This
plant extracts potash salts from sea
water and from 23 to 35 per cent of
its weight is potassium chloride. The
Pacific coast yields annually about
1,000,000 tons, ; worth $40,000,000. In
addition to the potash, kelp contains
Iodine and many other bi-products.
Cattle food, glue, shellac, paper and
even candy can be made from the
plant.
If properly harvested and protected,
the' Pacific kelp groves, it is said,
should yield annual harvests indefinite indefinitely
ly indefinitely and along the Southern coast. It is
possible that two crops a year may
be obtained.

II IDS WANTED

Mr. T. T. Munroe, treasurer of the
Marion County Hospital Association,
of Ocala, Fla., will receive bids on or
before twelve o'clock noon, Tuesday,
January 16th, 1912, for the construc construction
tion construction of a hospital at Ocala.
Contractors on depositing $25 with
Mr. T. T. Munroe, at the Munroe &
Chambliss Bank, as a guarantee for
the return of plans and specifications,
will receive copies of same.
The association reserves the right to
reject any or all bids.
Marion County Hospital Association,
Ocala, Florida.

WINS FIGHT FOR LIFE

It was a long and bloody battle for
life tnat was waged by James B. Mer Mer-shon,
shon, Mer-shon, of Newark, N. J., of which he
writes: "I had lost much blood from
lung hemorrhages, and was very weak
and rundown. For eight months I
was unable to work. Death seemed
close on my heels, when I began, three
weeks ago, to use Dr. King's New
Discovery. But it has kelped me great greatly.
ly. greatly. It is doing all that you claim."
For weak, sore lungs, obstinate coughs,
stubborn colds, hoarseness, lagrlppe,
asthma, hayfever or any throat or
lung trouble Its supreme. 50c and $1.
Trial bottle, free. Guaranteed by Ty Ty-dings
dings Ty-dings &. Company. ..

NOTICE
Ocala, Fla., Dec. 9th, 1911.
The annual meeting of the directors
and stockholders of the Ocala Tele Telephone
phone Telephone Company will be held Jan. 10,
1912, at 10 a. m. at the office of the
company in Ocala, Fla.
J. P. Phillips,
Secretary and Treasurer.

THE TEXAS WONDER
cures kidney, bladder and rheumatic
troubles. $1 bottle seldom fails to give
quick and permanent relief. Write for
local testimonials, Dr. E. W. Hall. 2026
Olive street, St. Louis, Mo. Sold by all
druggists.

STORE FOR RENT

The new and handsome store room,
roomy and modern plate glass front.
Possession at once, and can be fitted
up according to needs of tenant. Ap Apply
ply Apply to Ocala Lumber & Supply Co.

JAPANESE

IKE JOYFUL

Difficultie Between the United State
and Rutwla Suit the Heathen
to n Dot
St. Petersburg, Dec. 26. A news
agency dispatch from Dalny, Man Manchuria,
churia, Manchuria, says the Japanese do not con conceal
ceal conceal their delight at the controversy
which has arisen between Russia and
the United States over the Jewish
question. They percieve In this a new
ground for closer relations between
Japan and Russia.
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CATARRH CANNOT BE CURED
with local applications, as they cannot
reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh
is a blood or constitutional disease, and
in order to cure it you mast take in internal
ternal internal remedies. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is taken internally, and acts directly
on the blood and mucous surfaces.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is not a quack
medicine. It was prescrribed by one
of the best physicians in this country
for years and is a regular prescrip prescription.
tion. prescription. It is composed of the best tonics
known, combined with the best blood
purifiers, acting directly on the mu mucous
cous mucous surfaces. The perfect combina combination
tion combination of the two ingredients Is what
produces such wonderful results in
curing catarrh. Send for testimonials
free.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Props, Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists, price, 75c. Take
Hall's Family Pills for constipation.

fashionable Park avenue apartment
house in which the family lived. The
father would not entertain the 'idea of
suicide, declaring his belief that the
young woman walked in her sleep to
the roof of the building and fell off.
Mr. Brown did not miss his daughter
until he was awakened by the crowd
that responded to the butcher boy's
cries.

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"BEST ON EARTH"

INI H I Si

Because of my duties as superin superintendent
tendent superintendent of public Instruction I cannot
give personal attention to my 100-acre
farm on the Blitchton hard road and
for this and the further reason that
I need the money, I offer It for sale.
The features are a beautiful, healthful,
accessible location, good new houses
for occupant and help, excellent barn
with stalls and outhouses; 50 acres
well fenced jji perfect cultivation, well
equipped with work stock, implements,
vehicles, harness and feed. Plant will
inventory $7000, but must go at once.
All ready for immediate occupancy.
For all particulars see or write,
J. H. BRINSON, Owner,
At Courthouse, Ocala, Fla,

A FATHER'S AWFUL A1VAKEMXG

On ChrlNtmaM Morning to Find the
Crushed Body of Ilia Child
Under His Window
New York, Dec. 26. With her skull
fractured, the half dressed body of
Rose Brown, 23 years old, daughter of
P. B. Brown, a wealthy real estate
dealer, was found by a butcher boy
yesterday morning in the yard of the

This is the verdict of R. J. Howell,

Tracy, O., who bought Foley's Honey
and Tar Compound for his wife. "Her
case wa sthe worst I have ever seen,
and looked like a sure case of con consumption.
sumption. consumption. Her lungs were sore and
she coughed almost Incessantly and
her voice was hoarse and weak. Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound brought re relief
lief relief at once and less than three bottles
affected a complete cure." Sold by
the Court Pharmacy.

CHIXKS WERE NOT WISE

TO MELiCAX MAX'S CLOTHES

Chicago, Dec 26. To the fact that
four Chinese did not know how to put
on American clothes, Leren Stoneburg
and Albert Arthur can attribute their
conviction before Judge Landis in the
United States district court on a
charge of smuggling aliens into the
United States. With them arrested
here upon their arriva.l from London,
Ont., were four Chinese brought in a
box car. In order to determine if the
Chinese had ever been in this country
federal authorities removed their Am American
erican American pattern coats and vests from
them and then told them to replace
the clothing. The Chinese put the .gar .garments
ments .garments on backwards.

There are lrwo Klnos oT Chm Tonic
PLANK'S AND OTHERS

THE OLD RELIABLE PLANK'S
CHILL TONIC IS GUARANTEED
TO DRIVE OUT MALARIA. TO
CURE CHILLS, FEVER, COLDS
AND GRIP. YOUR MONEY BACK
IF IT DOES NOT. TWENTY-FIVE
AND FIFTY CENTS PER BOTTLE.
ASK YOUR DRUGGIST.

FOR SALE! OR REXT

A good farm of ISO acres, 12 miles
from Ocala on Gainesville and Gulf
Railway; 50 acres of land cleared, good
house and other buildings and good
well of water. For rent or sale. Ap Apply
ply Apply to Mrs. J. Don Ferguson, corner
North Second and Lime streets, Ocala,
Fla.

Kidney Dlseaaea Caose Half the Com
- noi Aches' and Ilia of Ocala
People.
As one weak link weakens a chain,
so weak kidneys weaken the whole
body, and hasten the final breaking breaking-down.
down. breaking-down. Overwork, strains, colds and other

causes injure the kidneys, and when
their activity is lessened the whole
body suffers from the excess of uric
poison circulated in the blood.
Aches and pains and languor and
urinary Ills come, and there Is an ever-increasing
tendency toward dropsy
and fatal Bright's disease. There is
no real help for the sufferer, except
kidney blp.
Doan's Kidney Pills act directly on
the kidneys and strike at the root of
the trouble. Ocala cures are the proof.
L. Irwin, Florida House, Ocala, Fla.,
says: "My kidneys were w,eak and I
had to pass kidney secretions to fre frequently.
quently. frequently. Often my back was lame and
I also had pains through' my kidneys.
I have taken Doan's Kidney Pils on
different occasions and have always
found them just as represented. I feel
justified in giving this preparation ;ny
endorsement, for I know what It will
do."
For sale by all dealers. Price, fifty
cents. Foster-Milburn Co., Buffalo, N.
Y., sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name Doan's and
take no other.

A DHEADFUli WOUXD
from a knife, gun, tin can, rusty nail,
fireworks, or of any other nature, de demands
mands demands prompt treatment with- Buck Buck-len's
len's Buck-len's Arnica Salve to prevent blood
poison or gangrene. Its the quickest,
surest healer for all such wounds as
also for burns, boils, sores, skin erup eruptions,
tions, eruptions, eczema, chapped hands, corns
or piles. 25c at Tydings & Co.

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Flannelette Pajamas
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We have a number of SEW1XG MACHINES to close out. Standard
Makes, in New, Slightly Used, and Second Hand. All In perfect working or order,
der, order, and guaranteed. : ;
These machines will be offered at most remarkably low prices for cash.
or on installment easy payment plan. ' :
Machines For Rent
Ocafla IF wmiiMirc (Commpaim
New Building Back ol Variety Store
OCALA - FLORIDA

MARION COUXTY FAIR ASSOCIATION"

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Annual Meeting of Stockholder to

Fleet Of fleer and a Board of
DIreetora
The annual meeting of the stock stockholders
holders stockholders of the Marlon County Fair As

sociation will be held at the' board of

trade rooms, Ocala House block, on
Tuesday, January 9th. at 7:30 p. m. Of

ficers and a board of directors will be
elected. Article S of the constitution
as amended, reads: "Representatives

of a majority of the stock shall con constitute
stitute constitute a quorum."
George K. Robinson, President.
Attest: D. S. Williams, Secretary.

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Kelly, an ex-engineer, says: Three
years ago my kidneys became so bad
that I was compelled to give up my en engine
gine engine and quit. There was a severe
aching pain over the hips, followed by
an Inflammation of the bladder, and al

ways a thick sediment. Foley Kidney!

Pills made be a sound and well man.
I can not say too much in their praise."
Sold by the Co art Pharmacy.

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Florida land for light, five-passenger

automobile. Car must be in first class

condition. Call on or write. J. W.

Hood. M. D., Ocala, Fla.

WORK WILL, SOON START

after you take Dr. King's New Life

Pills, and you'll quickly enjoy their

fine results. -' Constipation and indi
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OCALA EVENING STAR

Bittinger & Carroll, Proprietors.
j
R.R. Carrrollf Business Manager.

dead. Thagard bad the same of being

bad man, and only "got what was

coming: to aim.

CHRISTMAS GREETINGS

FROM MIL CROOM

J. R. Hen jamin, Editor.

THE ULTERIOR MOTIVE

- On two previous occasions, the Star
has;' with seeming ingratitude, called
attention to the ulterior motive that

seemed to project the nicely gotten up

press dispatches of Mr. Alvln G. Rob

erts of Jacksonville into the space of
the Florida country press, and at the

- risk of being considered tedious It de

sires to Inquire into the whenceness

of their which again.
The first of these elaborate com

munications that came the Star's way

were glowing descriptions of the Glid

den tour, interwoven wnn meir sinn

ing fabric were nice little puffs for a

certain make of automobile, and a
careful comparison of them with gen

uine press dispatches showed that. they

demn as news. As that particular
atito factory did not advertise with the

Star, and as the editor can write the

very be3t of special dispatches with

his scissors, most of Mr. Roberts gilt gilt-edged
edged gilt-edged communications found their re

posing place In the waste basket, tho
we did use some of the best with an
alacrity that gives us a slight pain in

our conscience as we write this.

Then came one a very good and

timely one In regard to vagrancy

which we used with approval. A little

later came one which in its guise of

nowa was a dirpft attack on the Dure

food laws of the state; this we called
attention to in a short article which

was reproduced with approval by some

uut in v 1 c luuvrciiucu c tvuicui

aries. We supposed that by so doing

we had put the Star on Mr. Roberts

blacklist, and Indeed for some time hi

elegant copy did not come this way

But, the other day, another of his
elaborate communications refreshed

our wearied eyes, and rewarded our

eager perusal with another lovely re

port of the good work being done in

the South In suppressing vagrancy.
Now, if there is one thing more
than ; another outside of actual crime
that the Star wants to see suppressed.
It Is Tagrancy. A man who can work
. and has no "honorable means of support
nicpnt work, and won't work, is not

much better than a thief, and general generally
ly generally does more barm than a thief. The
Star believes that all such, if- they
won't work for themselves, should be
compelled to work for the state, and it
Is quite sure if they were all put to
work the burden on those who work
now would be much lighter, and

equally sure that the list of crime
would be much shortened, for almost I
as surely as water finds Its level does
idleness, in our complex civilization
lead to theft and even to murder.
But the Star wants to see vagrancy
eliminated legally in response to
healthy public sentiment. It does not
want to see unfortunate men rounded
up and railroaded into worse than
slavery in order that some corpora corporation
tion corporation may obtain their work at a high
proflt to itself.
The Star has no spite against Mr.
Roberts,' but Jt thinks it very likely
that his elegant dispatches are written
at the behest of some organization
well able to' pay for them. It did not
question his booming the Cadillac car,
which is a splendid machine, but it
had a right to rent the vail he hung
over his attack on the pure food law,
and now it wants to know who is
paying for this crusade' against vagrancy-Some
of the newspapers of Florida
are notoriously mercenary, but most
of them are independent and outspok outspoken.
en. outspoken. Unfortunately the majority of the
InrtpnoTKlont sht tint r-i rVi nnH

very often a nicely gotten up special
letter on some live subject appeals
most irresistibly to the hardworked
editor, and he prints it without read reading
ing reading It closely enough to discover the
"ulterior motive." Now, there is a
great difference between a determined
. attempt by the officers of the law,
backed by public., sentiment, to sup-
press vagrancy, and a manhunt by

-deputies, police and petty magistrates,
trying to amass fees by railroading
every man out of a job to the' mines

and camps, where his unpaid for work
will not only increase the illgotten
gains of his enslavers, but add to the
number of his fellow slaves by reduc reducing
ing reducing the number of paid-for jobs. There
is also a difference between honest ed editorial
itorial editorial opinion and elaborate special
letters that somebody must pay a good
price for having written and mailed.
In the Star's opinion, editorial utter utterance
ance utterance will lead to the diminution If not
thk entire elimination of vagrancy,
and the special letters, if they achieve
their object, will result in slavery.
The Star would be very glad to see
a concerted attack on vagrancy by
the independent press of the state
Such an attack is its duty and within
its province. It would, be an honest
performance of a public duty, because
it would be unpaid for. But the press
and the public may well scrutinize
very closely any literature that a paid
writer sends out free at a very evi evident
dent evident considerable expense to some somebody.
body. somebody. There is always an ulterior mo motive,
tive, motive, or In less elegant language, a
nigger In the woodpile.
It would be difficult to exaggerate
the horrors of the state of affairs that
could be created by an organized ef effort
fort effort to exploit vagrancy for proflt. If
successful, any unfortunate man, no
matter how honest and industrious,
would be liable to become the victim
of a slavery far worse than that
which caused our great civil war. The
incentive that such a system would

be to corrupt officials to multiply their

fees, and .. the power it would give
them over the weak, would be an evil
that would sap the very foundations

one of the abuses that caused the

"Mexican revolution. Under it, the
freedom of men and even honor of wo women
men women were at the mercy of every "jefe
politico," and thousands of human be beings
ings beings were worked and starved to
death. It seems unreasonable to sup suppose
pose suppose such things could happen In this
country, but there Is no telling where
an evil will stop when It once com com-:
: com-: mences.
Let us therefore do our best to see
; that the lazy eat their bread 'in the
; sweat of their brows, but let us also
be careful that the laws intended to
fetter the criminal aTe not instead
used as trace chains by which misfor misfortune
tune misfortune can be compelled to draw "the car
of avarice, for the wheels of that
same car will inevitably crush the
liberty of alL ;

Hon. A. C Croom, of Tallahassee,

state comptroller, who Is a candidate

for re-election, and 13 making the

campaign on his splendid record, mail mailed
ed mailed the following card to his friends:

"May it be the happiest, brightest.

fullest year of all your life; a year In

which your dreams will materialize.

your cup of happiness be running over.

and a year in which you will grow

stronger mentally, morally and phy physically.
sically. physically. Strength, wealth and happi

ness! What more could I wish for you?

Strength of mind, strength of body,
and strength of soul; with these will

surely come a wealth of all the good
things which life has to offer, and

happiness in their train. Strength,

wealth, and happiness! This is my

wish for you and yours. May it be a
year of growth, of better understand

ing, of clearer vision."

"A. C. Croom."
Tallahassee, Fla., Christmas, 1911.

W. W. n ARRIS' RESIDENCE

BURXED SUNDAY AFTERXOOS

AT THE BAPTIST CHURCH

The residence of Mr. W. W. Harris

southeast of town eaught fire from

defective chimney Sunday afternoon,

and desDite efforts of firemen and

neighbors was burned to the ground.

The members of the fire department

were very prompt in answering the
alarm, but being entirely away from
their water supply were unable to
save the house. They did good work
with their chemicals -while they last lasted,
ed, lasted, and probably saved the Mayo res residence
idence residence a short distance northeast from
sharing the fate of its neighbor.
Most of the furniture was saved, but
many valuable articles, including some
money couldn't buy or replace, were
destroyed.
The house, formerly owned by Mr.
A. E. Burnett, was a fine residence and
cost several thousand dollars. It and
the other property was partly covered
by insurance.
It was evident to all that had the

firemen been able to arrive a few min minutes
utes minutes sooner they would have won the

fight. Had they possessed an auto
truck, such as Is described in another
article, they could have saved the few

fatal minutes that enabled the fire to

get out of their control.

The services at this church on Sun

day last were of a dual, character
the Christmas music and Christmas
lesson and a business meeting. The
choir acquitted themselves splendidly,
in the maner in which they sang

Shout the Glad Tidings," but unfor

tunately the large pipe organ seemed

to be suffering from too much Christ Christmas
mas Christmas and kept up a pounding that

would have done credit to a steam

hammer in a rolling mill, and both the

anthem and the beautiful solo of Miss
Mattie Williams' suffered badly.

However when the pastor commenc

ed hi3 sermon the hydraulic apparatus

was shut down and the preacher could
be heard. The sermon was along the
same line as previous discourses on

the necessity of a new church. Among

other things the pastor said that dur

ing the three months he had been here
he had visited about all of his con congregation
gregation congregation that he could come up to,
and he believed that if the church and
Sunday school room were large enough

there would be at least 400 children

In the schooL He devided his topic

into the conditions, needs and possi

bilities of as new church. The condi

tions made the need and the possibil

ities were merely a matter of effort.
In speaking of Sunday school teach

ers he said that theirs was a man s

work or a woman's work and not the

work of a. child; that a teacher who

did not put the whole of their ability

into the work would make an abject

failure of it. The essentials of

church building should be a large au

ditorium, perfect acoustics, plenty of

light, thorough ventilation and ar

ranged for comfort, and with all these
conditions given there was no reason

why the membership should not be

doubled in a short time.

At the close of the regular service
business meeting was called with

Judge W. S. Williams as moderator,
and a motion prevailed that the lot on
Oklawaha avenue and Watula street

now the property of Mr. W. T. Gary

be accepted on the terms submitted.

SCHEDULE OF AMUSE3IEXTS

AT THE TEMPLE THIS SEASON

ONE MONTH'S COST OF 14

PIECES OF AUTO APPARATUS

Birmingham, Ala. Chief A. V. Ben

nett of the fire department is delight

ed with the striking contrast between
the cost of maintenance for a month

of motor driven apparatus and horse
drawn-, apparatus as shown by an ex

pense report from the captains of the
different stations where motors are in

service. The expense on motors is one

quarter that of horse apparatus. The

14 pieces of motor driven apparatus,
comprising 13 fire stations, answered

144 alarms, practiced 30 hours, tra

versed 4,765 blocks, used 460 gallons

of gasoline, used 20 5-16 gallons lubri

eating oil, 8 pounds pressure grease,
changed two presto tanks, replaced 24
dry battery cells. Teplaced 1 spark
plug and 1 gas burner, at a grand

total cost of $63.72, an average of

about $4.50 for the upkeep of each

machine, and an average of less than
$5 for the cost of maintenance of each
station. This expense is insignificant

as compared with the cost of operating

horse drawn apparatus, because the

horse feed alone for the number of

horses required to operate- 14 horse

drawn machines is $450, barring all
accidents and horses becoming disa disabled
bled disabled from various causes. The proba probabilities
bilities probabilities are that more accidents will
occur with horse drawn apparatus
than with motor driven owing to the
fact that in the winter, when the de department
partment department is called upon to answer a
greater number of alarms than at any
other season of the year, the streets
are sometimes frozen so that horses
can hardly make a run without falling,
but the motor apparatus does not fail,
and will perform faithful service if
operated with the proper degree of
skill. Municipal Journal.

Manager Bennett has revised his list

of the attractions which will be at the
Temple this autumn and winter.

December
2Stn and 20th Dante's Inferno.
Jasaary
4 tli Beverly.
11th Mrs. W. C. Chilton. (Lyceum).
13th The Third Degree.
16th The Thief.
18th The Smart Set.
19th The Lyman Twins.
23rd Royal Italian Band.
25th Graustark.
26th, 27th Manhattan Opera Co.
29th The County Sheriff.
February
8th and 9th Hemstelt.
1st Madame Sherry.
2nd Black. PattL
13th The Lion and the Mouse.
14th Coburn's Minstrels.
22nd Buster Brown.
March
14th John Larkins.
19th Paid in Full.

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Will demand a great many ordinary
. Groceries 1 :
ones. We handle only the best and
standard brands. IK
It will pay you to come and look over
our stock any-how. You will find much
that you want for Christmas.

MEXACE OF THE PORK BARREL

NOTICE
The regular meeting of the W. C. T.

U. which was to have been held Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday afternoon, has been postponed till
Tuesday, January 2nd.

By Order of the Secretary.

A CHARMING WOMAX

Is one who Is lovely In face, form,
mind and temper. But its hard for a
woman to be charming without health.

A weak, sickly woman will be nervous

and irritable. Constipation and kid

ney poisons show in pimples, blotches,
skin eruptions and a wretched com-r

plexion. But Electric Bitters always
prove a godsend to women who want
health, beauty and friends. They reg regulate
ulate regulate stomach, liver and kidneys,
purify the blood; give strong nerves,
bright eyes, pure breath, smooth, vel velvety
vety velvety skin, lovely complexion and per perfect
fect perfect health. Try them. 50c. at Ty Ty-dings
dings Ty-dings & Company.

The Atlanta Georgian very truth truthfully
fully truthfully says:
The democrats in Congress just now
seem in danger of making a number
of grave errors, both from the stand standpoint
point standpoint of legislative wisdom and politi political
cal political policy.
The danger will be in their attempt

ing to curry favor with the voters of
the country by the old familiar method
of pork barrel appropriations instead
of by adhering unswervingly to their

promises of tariff reduction and gov government
ernment government economy.
The nation has its heart set upon
lower tariff schedules. The repudiation
of stand-pat republicanism at the last
congressional elections could mean
nothing else. All democratic, successes
since may be rightly : considered to be
predicated upon this more than upon

anything else.
For the democrats to leave it now
by so much as the shadow of turning
is suicidal folly. Yet they seem on

the point of doing so notwithstanding
the warnings of such sane leaders as
Underwood and Fitzgerald.
If there is to be a runaway with spe special
cial special appropriations there can be no
marked reduction in the tariff. The
regular activities of the government
must go on, and if the money for
them is greatly curtailed the service
which they yield for the convenience
and enjoyment of the people will suffer.

Today is the day to Lay in Your Wants for (MsIces.
Don't Wait

Until Everything has been Picked Over and Some Thicks ScM Cut
Here is a List of Some of the Good Things
to Eat that you will find at our store.

Candied Cherries,
Candied Pineapple,
Candied Ass't'd Fruit,
Walnut Meat,
Shelled Almonds,
Cluster Raisins, -Dates,
Figs,

Pulled Figs,
Plum Pudding,
Pudding Sauce,
Boiled Cider,
Carbonated
Apple Juice,
Walnuts,
Pecans,

5 and 10 pound
Fruit Cakes,
Mince Uleat
Packages and Bulb,
Currant Jelly,
Cranberries,
Cranberry Sauce,
French Maroons,

FJsrcscIro Cttnte,
Brcsiicd Pcc&t3,
PresmtS
Olive s!L!td nia Rl Rl-ccvCelery
ccvCelery Rl-ccvCelery cr
Piecr. w3,
Selected Czr Clvss,
Ccsers.

let us have your Orders. We have the Goods.

2 PHONES, 16 AND 174

OCALA, FLORIDA

THE OCOXEE GROUP OF CHURCHES

Countrypeople must be educated into
the use of modern methods, and must

VICTOR TALKING MACHINES,
RECORDS AND SUPPLIES
New Victor records and needles. Ma Machines
chines Machines from $10 up. Easy terms. Call
for demonstration. See our playing
pianos also. A. M. Lansford, No. 3 N.
Main street.

FOLEY KIDNEY PILLS
Tonic in action, quick in results. Will
cure any case of kidney or bladder dis disorder
order disorder not beyond the reach of medicine.
No need to say more. Sold by the
Court Pharmacy.

WEATHER FORECAST
Local rain tonight and Wednesday
except generally fair south portion and
colder tonight extreme northwest por portion;
tion; portion; colder Wednesday northwest portion.

The increased nension bill has al

ready passed the Hou?e, adding, per-i have hi-h ideals set before them. This

haps, as much as $75,000,000 to the

government's annual expenditures.
Then there are the public buildings
bill and the rivers and harbors bill ;
more chances for the pork barrel.
The country wants relief from the
oppressions of the tariff. It will not
be mollified by pork barrel appropria appropriations
tions appropriations now, whatever may have been the
case in the past.
The sooner the democrats wake up

to this fact the better it will be fori

them and the ehances of party success
next year.

Without opiates or harmful drugs of
any kind Foley's Honey and Tar Com Compound
pound Compound stops coughs and cures colds.
Do not accept any substitutes. Sold
by the Court Pharmacy.

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FINE TEN-ACRE TRACTS FOR SALE

I have some very choice 10-acre
farm and garden tracts, two miles
southwest of town, on the Ocala and
Southwestern Railroad and the Ocala
and Dunnellon hard road. Land is al almost
most almost cleared and beautifully located.
For terms and prices, apply to F. W.
Ditto, Ocala, Fla.

. At Mcintosh Saturday night, John
: Thagard, a drunken negro, raised a
disturbance, firing his pistol and
threatening the lives of all who came
in his way. Deputy Sheriff McCreary
.was sent for and attempted to arrest
; .Thagard, but the negro resisted and
flred a shot at the officer. McCreary
returned tfie fire and shot the negro

Froit Cake,
Nuts,
Crystalized Fruits,
Mince Meat,
Buckwheat, Rye,
Graham
and Wholewheat
Flour
And Everything You
Want In the
Grocery Line.
PHONE 163
BAXTER CAM.

ORLANDO,
JACKSONVILLE

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OVER THE

Paaalms Ocala for Ordlado
1:30 Mgkt
Panning Ocala for Jacksonville
. 2:10 Night
For reservation and Inforofatloa
rail oa
S. B. HARRIS,
City Pasaeager Ageat,
Paoae 129, Merekaat'a Block

When your feet are wet, and cold,
and your body chilled through and
through from exposure, take a big
dose of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy,
bathe your feet in hot water before
going to bed, and you are almost cer certain
tain certain to ward off a severe cold. For
sale by all dealers.

FINE PACKAGE CANDIES
The most beautiful line of package
candies, and the most delicious quality
inside of them, comprised in the
SAMOSET line of fine candies a't
Dewey's.

When you nave a cold get a bottle
of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. It
will soon fix you up all right and will
ward off any tendency toward pneu pneumonia.
monia. pneumonia. This remedy contains no
opium or other narcotic and may be
given as confidently to a baby as to
an adult. Sold by all dealers.

ROOMS AND BOARD
Rooms and board at reasonable rates
and only short distance from square.
Apply to Mrs. C. E. Thomas, 53 South
Fourth street.

ELECTRIC COFFEE PERCOLATERS
I have In stock some new and very
handsome coffee percolaters, heated by
electricity. Coffee made in the most
scientific manner In a few moments
without trouble, odor, or any of the
other Inconveniences of oil, alcohol or
wood heaters. Every home should
have one of these percolaters. Price
Is very reasonable. A. E. Burnett.

Rub the joints with Ballard's Snow
Liniment to relieve rheumatism. It
penetrates the flesh to the bone con conveying
veying conveying its soothing and restorative In Influence
fluence Influence to the spot where the'pain ex exists.
ists. exists. Price 25c, 50c and $1 per bottle.
Sold by all druggists.

Astyptodu cought syrup Is good for
young and old. At the Court Pharmacy

"I had been troubled with constipa constipation
tion constipation for two years and tried all of the
best physicians in Bristol, Tenn.. and
they could do nothing for me," writes
Thos. E. Williams, Middleboro, Ky.
"Two packages of Chamberlain's Stom Stomach
ach Stomach and Liver Tablets cured me." For
sale by all dealers.

Comfortably furnished rooms for
rent with fireplaces. Phone 208 or call
at 160 Fort King avenue. 12-ll-12t

When children cough a good deal It
Is time to take notice or something
serious witl develop. A few doses of
Ballard's Horehound Syrup may ward
off a spell of sickness. Price 25c, 50c
and $1 per bottle. Sold by all druggists.

The ladies are invited to come in and
look over our line of scissors. All sizes
and for all purposes, in pairs or com complete
plete complete sets. Guaranteed steel in all
cases. The Marion Hardware Co.

Hunters' supplies; leggins, coats,
knives, etc., a complete line In stock
at the Marlon Hardware Company.

Every family has need of a good,
reliable liniment. For sprains, bruises,
soreness of the muscles and rheumatic
pains there is none better than Cham Chamberlain's.
berlain's. Chamberlain's. Sold by all dealers.

Sewing Machine

Bargains
We have a number of Sewing Ma Machines
chines Machines to close Out. Standard Makes,
in Slightly Used and Second Hand; all

in perfect order and guaranteed. Will
be sold at most remarkably low prices
for cash, or on installment.-
Machines for Rent
OCALA FURNITURE COMPANY
New Building Back of Variety Store
OTHER BARGAINS TOO, AT
"SMITH'S"

A. M. BOBBTTT'S
CASH GROCERY
Where
the
DOLLAR
Does
Its
Duty

MRS.

McGiLL
BROKE DOWN

Gives the Real Facts In Regard to
Her Case and Tells How She
Suffered.
Jonesboro, Ark. "I suffered a com
plete break down In health, some time
ago," writes Mrs. A. McGill, from thi3
place. "I was very weak and could
not do any work. I tried different
remedies, but they did me no good.
One day, I got a bottle of Cardui. It
did me so much good, I was surprised,
and took some more.
Before I took Cardui, I had headache
and backache, and sometimes I would
cry for hours. Now I am over all that,
and can do all kinds of housework. I
think it is the greatest medicine on
earth.''
In the past fifty years, thousands of
ladies have written, like Mrs. McGill,
to tell of the benefit received from
Cardui.
Such testimony, from earnest women,
surely indicates the great value of this
tonic remedy, for diseases peculiar to
women. Are you a sufferer? Yes?
Cardui is the medicine you need.
We urge you to try It
N. B Write to : Laiies Advisory DepC, Chatt Chatt-eooga
eooga Chatt-eooga Medicine Co.. Chattanooga. Tenn., for Special
IriMtrwtimiS. an4 64-page book. "Home Treatment
or Wooeo," sent io plain wrapper, on request.

takes time, patience and persistence on

the part of the minister. If it takes
tiie, then the ministry must be per permanent,
manent, permanent, and the same minister must
administer to the same group at least
three years. Most country churches
in this state are grouped one way one
year and another, the next. Hence the
preacher, knowing that the group will
probably change its order next year,
must spend the last three months of
this year in arransins? the order of

next. Now, plans and methods of
work that will bring the churches up
to date and will build upland, make
the congregation progressive, can't be
worked out In nine months, but must
cover two, three or four years. Con Consequently,
sequently, Consequently, the monthly services the
country churches hold do not make
for the progress of the church, but
simply serve to kold the congregation
together. Let the churches arrange
themselves in convenient groups that
will be the same every year, and let
the ministry he a more permanent
one.
The need of virile leadership is evi evident.
dent. evident. Most college graduates are
using the country church as a stepping-stone
to a larger (?) city work.
But the greatest opportunity for
leadership is out in the country where
the preacher means more to the peo people
ple people politically, socially and spiritually.
The Oconee group is permanent. Four

churches with their money have built
a parsonage that binds them together.
They have officially adopted the name
"Oconee Group." The four congrega congregations
tions congregations are four individual units of a
united group. Business of each church
Is conducted by its official board, and
the business of the group by the of officers
ficers officers of the four churches meeting to together,
gether, together, or bv' official delegates repre representing
senting representing the officers o" each church.
The work has been conducted in this
way for two years and shows some
results.
Report for the year ending Decem December
ber December 1: Membership, 499; number added,
63; contributions to F. C. M. S., state,
district and benevolences. Minister's
report: 175 sermons, 377 visits, 3,000
miles' travel in buggy, 177 letters,
four lectures, four weddings, five fun funerals.
erals. funerals. Results: Harmony, unity and
homogeneity in the- group," steady
growth and development, one.weekly
prayer-meeting, one live teacher teacher-training
training teacher-training class (perhaps the only coun country
try country church class in the state), one
unionBible school organized, fair Bible
school work in two churches, one C.
W. B. M. with nine members. We are
ready now to do more progressive
work. Plans for next year include
rebuilding one of the churches and re repairing
pairing repairing one; placed good lights and
baptismal arrangements in all four
churches, have graded Bible schools,
organized C. K. in one church, teacher teacher-training
training teacher-training class in all four and C. W. 15.
M. in two of the churches. Take con contributions
tributions contributions for all our missionary en enterprises.
terprises. enterprises. F. B. Fowell, Minister.
Oconee, Ga.
Mr. Powell is the younsr man who
was helped so efficiently a few years
ago by the King's Daughters of Ocala
that he probably owes his success in
life, to them. He has never ceased to
express his gratitude.

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HECKMRER SI AM) JANUARY 1
Are the dates when Jimmle Ward, the
aviator, will give afternoon flights
from the race track at the fair
grounds in his biplane.

CAFE OI'KX Alilj xiGirr

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The Merchant's Cafe, J. R. Dewey,
proprietor, will now be open the entire
twenty-four hours, with an experienced
man In charge at night.

AX ALARM AT .MGHT
That strikes terror to the entire house household
hold household is the loud, hoarse and metallic
cough of croup. No mistaking It, and
fortunate then the lucky parents who
keep Foley's Honey and Tar Compound
on hand. II. W. Casselman, Canton, N.
Y says: "It is worth its weight In

gold. Our little children are troubled

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with croup and hoarseness, and all we
give them is Foley's Honey and Tar
Campound. I always have a bottle of
it in the house. Sold by the Court
Pharmacy.

. SAMOSET CAXDIES
If you are looking for the hand handsomest
somest handsomest package of the finest candies in
the city for her,' see the SAMOSET
line at Dewey's, from half-pound
boxes to $10 packages.

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FARM, CITY AND GROVE PnOPEQTY
TIMBER TRACTS
Montezuma Block, - Cccl JFZzz'.



OCALA EVENING STAR, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1911.

f

THE VALUE OF A BANK SERVICE
Must be measured by the security and usefulness to
its patrons.
The Commercial Bank offers its patrons absolute
security and a bank service providee to meet the es especial
pecial especial needs of the people of Marion and adjoining
counties.
It is under state supervision. It is managed by
men of wide business experience. It has a capable
and efficient directorate.
In the choice of a bank these facts are worthy of
your consideration.

(Dote IPawi Stomp
"The Place that Helps You It
You Are In Need"
We have money to loan on any anything
thing anything portable that has a 'market
value. Do not be hard up. Come to
us in confidence for cash to tide you
overyour temporary embarrassment.
. At the same time remember we have a large stock
of new as well as pledged goods for sale.
Our stock of DIAMONDS and JEWELRY is com complete
plete complete and is filled with bargains.
Unredeemed Pledges Always For Sale at
Great Bargains

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Elks meet this evening.

Odd Fellows meet tonight.
Moose meet Thursday evening
Get It from Beck; get It right.

Guns, revolvers and ammunition of
All kind3, at the Marion Hardware Co.

Mr. J. H. Pittman left this morning
for a brief visit to Inverness.

A beautiful line of stationery stationery-box
box stationery-box paper at Tydings & Co.

and

Mrs. J. P. Ashley of Dunnellon was
at the Montezuma Sunday.

Flower seeds and bulbs of all kind3
at Tydings & Co.

II. M. Goethe, the Whitney lumber
man, was at the Montezuma Sunday.

Icy
cases

hot and Thermos bottles and
at the Postoffice Drugstore.

Mr. M. L Parker of Masters' store
left Sunday for a visit to Jessup, Ga.

A few of those High Art Calendars
left at the Postoffice Drugstore.

A. L. Mitchell of Rockwell was at
the Ocala House Sunday.
Have you seen those Gillette razor
sets at the Postoffice Drugstore?

Seibert Davis has a position in Mar Marcus
cus Marcus Frank's big store.

Tally cards that have never been
used at the Court Pharmacy.

Miss Maud Decker left today for
visit to her mother at Daytona.

WANTED Good clean
Apply to Star office.

coXton rags.

GOOD WORK OF

THE KING'S DAUGHTERS

The King's Daughters made many

hearts very happy for Christmas. All
day Saturday the ladies were working
at the residence of Mrs. C. Rhelnauer,
packing Immense baskets with every everything
thing everything that was good to eat and to
wear. It seemed that everyone in
town responded to the call for help in
thjs noble work. There were thirty
big clothes baskets packed to the
limit with Christmas dinners of fruit
cake, bread, canned goods, fruits,
candy, a six-pound roast in every bas basket
ket basket and many other good things to
eat; then there were all the clothes
that could be wished for. About seventy-five
children, as well as many of
the older folks, were given a happy
Christmas, and the King's Daughters
enjoyed It more than any one. Mrs.
D. M. Smith with her buggy and Mrs.
Rhelnauer, Mrs. Clyatt and Mrs.
KIrkland in their cars were busy all
the afternoon distributing the baskets.
Not only the poor people of Ocala
were remembered but baskets were
taken out to Zuber, Montague and
thru the Martel district. The baskets
were packed solid, which required
hard work as well as knowledge on
the part of those packing the baskets.
Baskets of dinner and fruit were also
taken to those who were not so much
in need but who would not have had
a Christmas dinner. Aside from the
generous donations of the people, there
was about $100 sent in from the var various
ious various churches, and many private gifts.
This has undoubtedly been the great greatest
est greatest success the King's Daughters
have ever had in Ocala.

Rev. D. Bottolaccio went to Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville this afternoon.

Thermos bottles for both hot and
cold fluids. Several sizes at Tydings
& Co.

'Santa Claus, North Pole," was the
first name Monday on the Ocala House
register.

It used to be the fashion among
railroad men to call any passenger
train of minor importance "the jerk jerkwater."
water." jerkwater." One afternoon last week,
about the time the southbound main
Coast Line train was due, the belated
Homosassa train backed in. A would would-be
be would-be passenger, waiting for No. 39,
started for the station, saying, "There
comes the train." A better posted per person
son person told him he needn't hurry, re

marking with a slight attempt at sar sarcasm,
casm, sarcasm, "It isn't the train, but the jerk jerkwater."
water." jerkwater." Another person, who had

traveled on that run on previous

Christmases, shook his head and said:

'When It starts back for Citrus coun

ty, it won't be the jerkwater, but the

erk whisky." But the same can be

said of almost any express train out

of Ocala into the dry counties sur surrounding
rounding surrounding Marion..

Holiday stationery and a fine gen general
eral general line of tablets and box and pound
paper, at the Court Pharmacy.

J. E. Plowden of Levon ana T. II.
Evans of Brooksville were at the Ocala
House last night.

move 02

Owing to the rapid increase in our business and a need
of additional room, we have moved into the store formerly
occupied by the paint department of. the Ocala Lumber &
Supply Company, with A. M. Lansford, the music lealer,
OPPOSITE THE BANNER OFFICE.
We are now better prepared than ever to handle your
Ta Horing. Cleaning and Pressing.
THE JEFFCOAT TAILORING CO.
MERCHANT TAILORS OCALA. FLORIDA

MB NG

Call up Phone 300 and Let us Give an Estimate on Your

PLU

AND ELECTRICAL WORK
We Guarantee to Save You Money on Any Work in Our Lines
As wt employ none hut expert we are In position to guarantee ev every
ery every piece of work we construct to Mtunri the Inspection of the moat
rigid Imtpectorn. It ooj nothings to net our fissure, nnd you are the
winner, whether we neon re the contract or not. Glre im a trial.
M. W. TUCKER

FORT KIXG 11LOCK

OCALA, FLORIDA

Nothing In the world 'will give you
relief for that cough like Astyptoden
Trokeys. The Court Pharmacy.

Ed Adams, wife and child of Bur Bur-bank
bank Bur-bank were at the Ocala House yesterday.

WANTED To borrow $800 on good
security for one year or longer. Ap Apply
ply Apply to Star office.

The courthouse clock decided it had
a Christmas rest coming to it yester yesterday
day yesterday and accordingly stopped.

You will miss a treat If you fail to
see the candy case at the Court Pharmacy.

Mr. Ernest Crook left Sunday for a
Christmas visit to his realtives in Pa-latka.

Heating stoves, kitchen stoves and
ranges, at reasonable prices. Marion
Hardware Company.

Mr. Fred Smith came up from
Brooksville Sunday, to spend Christ Christmas
mas Christmas with his father, Mr. J. L. Smith.

One of the most complete lines of

perfumes, soaps and cosmetics In the

state, at Tydings & Co.

Mrs. M.
Saturday
coast.

A. Norwood returned home
from a visit to the east

Get him one of those wrench sets
for his ear. He will appreciate it The

Marion Hardware Company has them

Miss Evelyn Dorsett, a popular
young lady of Macon, Ga., is visiting

Miss Ida Gates.

Coffee percolators, Just the article
you have been looking for, at the

Marion Hardware Company.

Dr. and Mrs. E. Van Hood anI Miss
Marguerite Porter autoed down to

Lake Weir today, to spend the day.

If it's a "Lucky Curve" fountain pen
it's a good one. We have any style

you want at the Court Pharmacy.

Misses Pearl and Clara Leonard
came up from Tampa Saturday to visit

their Ocala friends.

Toilet articles and sets of all kinds.

handsome, first class goods, at Tydings

& Co.

Mr. W C. Blanchard went to Law-

tey Saturday night for a brief visit

to his mother.

Just received, the very latest thing
in mesh bags, drawn together at top

by a chain. Weihe, the Jeweler.

COME TO OUR STORE AND niTY VOIR CHRISTMAS PRESF.XTS, AND
THEN YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL HE GLAD TO GET THEM.

DO NT THROW MONEY AWAY
THING THAT IS COMMON SENSE.

ON NO 'COUNT TRASH; BUY SOME-

OF COURSE, WE HAVE PRETTY THINGS
WIFE-HIM AND THE CHILDREN.

Til IT WILL PLEASE TIIE

IxvUanpIom Maipdlwaipo Co
OCALA. FLORIDA.

r6lrSK!BIJEFIIiS f QLEYJ3 OBINOlAXAHVE

AaCKACHC KlOItVJ4NEUOO

ro Stomack Trouble, and CcfSTiPATio

J. H. Ellison of Anthony and O. W

Bishop of Romeo were Christmas

guests of the Montezuma.

DELIGHTFUL EVENINGS
AT THE AIR DOME

The Air Dome is celebrating Christ Christmas
mas Christmas with some splendid picture shows.
Friday, Saturday and Monday nights,
the theater was thronged to the limit.
Saturday night, there was the first
reel of a -very impressive Klondike
story. It awakened great interest and
everybody had close attention for the
concluding reel last evening.
The pleasure of the crowd last night
was much added to by music from Mr.
B. F. Condon's superb grafanola,
which has a number of the latest re records.
cords. records. There will be a first class show to tonight,
night, tonight, and all should take advantage
of this spring like weather and the ex excellent
cellent excellent pictures.

YOUNG FOLKS CHRISTMAS TREE

Last evening, at their beautiful
home on North Magnolia street, Mr.
and Mrs. H. C. Jones gave a Christ Christmas
mas Christmas tree to the children of the neigh neighborhood
borhood neighborhood and a few from other sections
of the city. The large and beautiful
tree held one or more presents for ev ever'
er' ever' child who attended, about thirty
children being present. The little
folks played games on the lawn till
the Christmas tree was lighted and
made ready for them and after the
presents were distributed the little
folks were seated on the veranda and
big bags of nut3. candy and fruit
were placed in their midst and they
feasted until they could eat no more.
A number of young couples were pres present
ent present and seemed to enjoy the evening
as much as the children did. The
children will remember this jolly oc occasion
casion occasion for a long time and the happy
hours they spent at the "home tf Mr.
and Mrs. Jones.

Crawford's Comedians have played

some or. the best cities in tne south

and come here with the best of recom

mendations. They carry the most

complete repertoire company in the

South.

We have the prettiest and most

complete line of table ware in solid
silver and quadruple plate that the

public has ever seen in Ocala. A. E.

Burnett, the jeweler.

The many Ocala friends of that

charming and accomplished young

lady, Miss Marguerite Porter, are glad
to have her with them again. She ar arrived
rived arrived from New York Christmas
morning.

A marriage epidemic has broken out

among the colored people. Judge Bell

has Issued eighteen marriage licenses

in four days.

In Judge Bell's court this morning,

C. S .Cook of Oklawaha was fined $50

and costs for assault and battery on

Charles Packer. J

MEN Our illustrated catalogue ex

plains how we teach barber trade in
few weeks, mailed free. Moler Bar

ber College, Atlanta, Ga.

When in. Jacksonville stop with Mrs.

E. L. Maloney, at the Girard, No. 11
East Duval, just off Main. Best 75c
room In the city.

Dr. James Chace of Jacksonville,

one or that city s best known dentists,
spent Christmas in the city the guest of
his son and daughter-in-law. Dr. and

Mrs. J. C. Chace.

Mrs. Lelia Cunningham and daugh

ter, Miss Virginia, arrived Sunday from
St. Louis, to visit Mrs.' Cunningham's
aunt, Mrs. M. K. Bingham, and fam

ily.

The show case display of Norris'
fine candies at the Court Pharmacy Is
the handsomest thing in town. Fine
holiday packages of these select can candies
dies candies from one-half to ten pounds each.
Just the thing for "her."

Mr. M. D. Drury,, who clerks for
Mr. H. A. Fausett, gave the Fausett

children and some of their friends an
unusual experience yesterday. Mr.

Fausett has a yoke of oxen, and Mr.

Drury hitched them to a wagon and

took the children for a ride. It was
great fun while it lasted, and it last lasted
ed lasted for quite a while.

The quicker a cold Is gotten rid of
the less danger from pneumonia and
other serious diseases. Mr. B. W. L.
Hall, of Woverly, Va., says: "I firmly
believe Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
to be absolutely the best preparation
on the market for colds. I have rec recommended
ommended recommended it to my friends and they
all agree with me." For sale by all
dealers.-

An endless assortment of pretty

jewelry, watches, rings, pins and dia

monds at Burnett's, the jeweler.

Miss Mary Booker of West Point,

Ga., arrived this afternoon to pay a

visit to Dr. and Mrs. J. Walter Hood.

Mr. and Mrs. Vernie Stevens arriv arrived
ed arrived from Oklahoma last night, to visit
their relatives in this city.

Mr. Jos. W. Dodge has returned from
a pleasant Christmas visit to his fam family
ily family in Jacksonville.

Mrs. Sylvan McElroy came up from
Orlando last week and spend the holi holidays
days holidays with her parents.

Nunnally's candies still on top In
Ocala. When you want GOOD candy,
eat Nunnally's. To be had at the Post Post-office
office Post-office Drugstores.

Mr. and Mrs. Bert McDonald came
in from Jacksonville Saturday night,
to spend Christmas with their relatives
here.

You should come In and look over
our handsome line of pocket knives of
all kinds and sizes and for all uses.
We have them In both imported and
domestic manufacture, and guaranteed
steel. The Marion Hardware Company.

Mr. Ben' Condon has a splendid new
Columbia grafanola, one of the best of
its kind, and has been regaling his
friends with superb music "from it
ever since its arrival.
Mrs. J. R. Fort, Miss Eula Fort and
Mrs. J. A. Mooney of Oklawaha were
among the throng of holiday shoppers
Saturday.

Mr. Fish and his daughter. Miss

Gladys, new comers from South Da

kota, who are the guests of Mr. D.
Comstock at Oklawaha. and Miss Ruth

Blair of the same place, were in the

city Saturday shonninsr.

Mr. Laurie Izlar came home from
college at Spartanburg, S. C, Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, to spend the holidays with his
parents.
A beautiful imitation of an Immense
spider web in Miss Affleck's window
attracted the attention of all the hol holiday
iday holiday shopper who passed her store.
Mr. John McCredie came in from
Waycross Saturday, to spend Christ Christmas
mas Christmas with his mother and sisters.
Mr. Morris Smith came in from
Jacksonville Saturday, to spend
Christmas with his father, Dr. D. M.
Smith.
Mr. W. J. Nesbitt of the Postoffice
Drugstore Anneir-, made a Christmas
visit to points in South Florida. Dur During
ing During his absence his place was filled by
Charlie Fox, who is home from At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta on a vacation.
Mr. James Brooks of the First Na National
tional National Bank of Tampa, spent Christ Christmas
mas Christmas with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
H. Brooks of this city. Mr. Brooks
never fails to spend the day with his
parents when the observance of a hol holiday
iday holiday by his bank admits of his absence.

Mr. B. S. Weathers of the Florida
National Bank of Jacksonville came
in Saturday to spend Christmas with
his. parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Weath Weathers.
ers. Weathers. Mr. Geo. C. Crawford came up from
Port Inglis to spend Christmas with
his family. He returned this morning,
to finish his work, the plumbing on
Mr. Auchincloss' palatial yacht The
work is almost done, and Mr. Craw Crawford
ford Crawford expects to be home permanently
in a few days.
Mr. O. W. Cordero went up to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville Saturday for a short visit to
his father, Mr. J. B. Cordero, and re returned
turned returned Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. L. McConn, who
have been living for some time In one
of the Pittman cottages, in the second
ward, went to St. Petersburg Sunday,
where they will reside.

ine i'resDyterians have made con

siderable improvements lately in their
already handsome church. The ceil

ing has been remodeled, the walls re-

papered and a new floor laid. It looks
all the same as new Inside.

Mr. William Wilson of Tampa came

up to spend Christmas with his wife

and baby, who have been with their

parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Martin for

the past week.

Mr. John T. Lewis of Oklawaha is

enjoying a visit from his father, Mr.

S. B. Lewis of Ozark, Ala. Mr. Lewis

fcr., is eignty years old, out is as

active as most men thirty years
younger.

Mr. Bart Corley jof the Leesburg
Commercial passed thru the city last

night on his way home from Gaines

ville, where he spent Christmas with
his little son.
Julius Brown, who came home last
week from Atlanta for the holidays,
set in almost immediately to help out

Marcus Frank in his big selling-out

sale.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Brown and son
Carl and Mr. Brown's sister, Mrs. Mc Mc-Collum,
Collum, Mc-Collum, and little daughter Bernice,
spent Christmas with Mrs. C. S. Gates
at Weirsdale.
There was a family reunion Christ Christmas
mas Christmas day of the Gates family at their
home on North Orange street. The
eldest son, Claude, came home last
week from his position at Key West,
his sister, Mrs. T. G. Smith, and chil children,
dren, children, arrived from Fort Valley, Ga.,
Friday, and Mr. Paul Gates arrived
from Macon Saturday.
Mr. Claude Gates, who is here from
Key West, spending Christmas with
his mother, Mrs. H. C. Gates, says he
saw Mr. Ernest Hodge at Miami, and
that enterprising young man has a
fine job-printing outfit and is doing
well.
Mr. J. P. Harder is in the city for
the holidays. Mrs. Harder has been
with her daughter, Mrs. George Pas Pasteur,
teur, Pasteur, for several weeks, and Mr. Har Harder
der Harder has been prospecting around the
Clearwater and St. Petersburg sec sections.
tions. sections. Mr. Tom Pasteur, who has been with
Mr. R. S. Hall since leaving the Mun Mun-roe
roe Mun-roe & Chambliss Bank, two years ago,

will take a position with the Ocala
National Bank, filling the position held
by Mr. Wilson. Mr. Pasteur is a Mar Marion
ion Marion county product, a fine penman and
a first class accountant.
Mrs. J. R. Moorhead left today for
Jacksonville, where she will spend a
few days with her sister. Miss Nellie
Hooper, who is principal ef the South
Jacksonville High School.
Mrs. DeWitt Greenwood Haley and
little daughter arrived Sunday after afternoon
noon afternoon from Chicago, to visit Mrs.
Haley's mother, Mrs. C. J. Phillips.
Mrs. R. W. Sistrunk passed thru the

city Sunday, on her way from her
home at Bay St. Louis, to visit her

parents at Brooksville.

The Presbyterians had a most pleas

ant Christmas entertainment at their
church Sunday evening. The program
was very instructive and all those
who participated carried out their
parts in the most efficient manner.
Mr. Will Galbraith and family of

Williston, who have been visiting
friends here, left today for a visit to
Reddick.
' Mrs. George McKean and her pretty
little daughter are in the city from
Tampa, visiting Mrs. McKean's par parents.
ents. parents. Judge and Mrs. W. S. Bullock.
Messrs. Clifford and Don Peabody
are enjoying a visit from their mother,
Mrs. Peabody of Sanford, and sister,
Mrs. W. R. Griffith of Sarasota.
Mrs. S. A. Chapman and daughter.
Miss Laura Chapman, of Jacksonville,
are spending this week with their
daughter and sister, Mrs. Edwin Spen Spencer,
cer, Spencer, Jr.
Mr. R. V. Hendricks and wife re returned
turned returned this morning from their Christ Christmas
mas Christmas visit to Mrs. Hendricks' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A J. Leavengood, at
Stanton. Mr. Leavengood came up
with them.
A negro man has been stealing Mr.
Charlie Smith's forage from the loft
of his barn, east of the city. The oth other
er other night a plank was removed from
the floor and Christmas night the man.

who was after his regular supply of

feed, fell through the hole and also
through the top of Mr. Smith's bug-

ev. which was standing beneath. The

thief was badly skinned and bruised
but not seriously Injured.

Goverment statistics show tbal c3 C:
money expended in Ibis -cczzSy -lz?'
"living expenses" only Id p
cent, is expended lor "necessities.
This is good food for reflection from an eco eco-nomic
nomic eco-nomic viewpoint yet regardless of the ratio
of necessities and luxuries it is good
policy and system to have all expenses pass
through your bank account thereby keeping
an accurate record for a convenient reference.
The endorsed check shows the completed
transactions. It is the modern method.
This may be the opportune time tor yen
to open an account xvith os.

OCALA

FLORIDA

JNO. I EDWARDS. Pres.

CAPITAL FULLY PAID IN 75
H, D. STOKES. Cashier.

CLARENCE CAMP. Vice, Pres.

THIS SEAL STANDS FOR
quality, and is stamped on everything
you buy here. Always on hand a full
line of Buggies. Carriages, Wagons.
Automobiles. Harness and Leather
Goods and all kinds of up-to-date
Farming Machinery. Everything that
wears wheels, made of leather or goes
to make farming a pleasure. Call on
us when in need we will eliminate
your troubles.
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Mr. and Mrs. Coleman, Mrs. E. Os-

born and L. S. Newsom of Williston
were Christmas arrivals at the Ocala
House.

Dr. J. M. Dell and son of Gainesville,

are here paying a Christmas visit to

Mrs. Dell's parents, Mr. and Mrs.

Charles Liddon.

J. L. Billingsley was recently elected
city attorney for the city council of
Miami. This gentleman was secretary
to Wm. S. Jennings when he was gov governor
ernor governor of this state, and has legions of
friends in Tallahassee. Tallahassee
True-Democrat.
Mr. Neill Weathers is here from New

York City on a Christmas visit to his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Weathers.
Mr. Henry Sistrunk has decided to
keep up with the procession and has
bought an auto, a handsome Buick,
and will now be more popular with
the girls than ever.
' Dakota Bob," who was here last
year, is in the city again, on one of
his pedestrian trips. Bob says he is
on his way to New York, at which
place he will sign an agreement to
walk across the continent in less time
than it has ever been done, the con consideration
sideration consideration to be $5000.
H. A. Reynolds of Lynne. A. I Bar Bar-lar
lar Bar-lar of Fairfield, W. A. McCoy of Levon
and Jay Timmons of Summerfield were
at the Montezuma Sunday.
LOST Saturday afternoon between
the postoffice and Carter's Bakery, a
silver pttrse containing a check on
the Munroe & Chambliss Bank for
?25 and several bills and keys. Finder
will please return same to Mrs. M. H.
Stovall and receive reward.
City Street Commissioner M. F.
Godson spent Sunday and Monday at
St. Petersburg with his sister, Mrs. M.
C. Butler, and brought Mrs. Butler

and her two children up with him, and

they will spend some time as his
guests.

There was a big batch of prisoners

at the recorder's court this morning,
some twenty cases, and the recorder
assessed them $87 and costs, in the
aggregate. Most of the cases were
mild drunks and the fines averaged $5
each.

Mr. J. L. Dodge, winner of one of

the Air Dome prizes last night, is a
son of Mr. Jos. W. Dodge, and after a
visit to his father here returned to
his home in Jacksonville thi3 morning.

While the scenes of George Barr Mc-

Cutcheon's most successful story,
"Graustark," are laid in a little my mythical
thical mythical principality of the old world,
American push predominates and
forms a setting of old world grandeur
for new world energy. Graustark will
be .presented here shortly with an ex excellent
cellent excellent fast and superb scenic Inves Investiture.
titure. Investiture. Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Alexander and
baby from Tampa spent Christmas in
the city, guests of Mrs. Alexander's
parent?, Rev. and Mrs. J. B. Ley.
Robert T. Adams, the genial proprie proprietor
tor proprietor of the Ocala House, Ocala, was In
the city yesterday, stopping over, a
few hours while en route home from
a visit to Jacksonville. Mr. Adams
says his business has been on the in increase
crease increase for several months, and that the
merchants of the Brick City have en enjoyed
joyed enjoyed a splendid trade during the hol holiday,
iday, holiday, season. Gainesville Sun.

The life of Will Bracey. colored,
came to a sudden end Saturday night.
Bracey was standing in front of Alex Alexander's
ander's Alexander's racket store on Exposition
street, making threatening movements
with a shotgun, when Special Police Policeman
man Policeman Walter Fomby, who was attracted
to the vicinity by the explosion of a
fire cracker, came up. Seeing Bracey
po'nting the gun at some of the peo people
ple people In the store, Mr. Fomby caught the
gun with one hand and reached for
Bracey with the other. Bracey, how however,
ever, however, dodged the officer and ran, leav leaving
ing leaving the gun In the latters hand.
Bracey, with several men after him,
ran toward the northern part of the

city. After his pursuers had chased

him almost to the Seaboard, they

missed him and concluded he had es

caped, but returning they found his

body In the city lime pit near the

Delouest residence. It. seems that
Bracey in his mad rush to escape went
over the edge of the pit and broke his
neck.

Mr. and Mrs. George Pasteur and
children and Mr. Tom Pasteur return

ed this morning from Stanton, where

they spent a pleasant Christmas with
the Messrs. Pasteur's parents. Mr. and
Mrs. John Pasteur. :
All kinds of fancy cakes' and con confections
fections confections for parties or entertainments,
at Carter's Bakery, phone 360.

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OCALA, FLORIDA

By
JACK LONDON

Copjrifbt. 1918. by Street ft Smith
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Breakfast Bacon, Etc. This meat sliced thin
tastes better, looks better and is better.
We slice it to suit you, any thickness and
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v a sanset a small ketch fanned
In to anchorage, and a little
fjY later the skipper came ashore.
He was a soft spoken, gentle
Toiced young fellow of twenty, but he
won Joan's admiration In advance
when Sheldon told her that he ran the
ketch all alone with a black crew
from Malaita. And romance lured and
beckoned before Joan's eyes when she

learned he was Christian Young, a
Norfolk Islander, but a direct descend-!
ant of John Young, one of the original
Bounty mutineers. The blended Ta Ta-hitian
hitian Ta-hitian and English blood showed in his
soft eyes and tawny skin, but the Eng English
lish English hardness seemed to hare disappeared-
Yet the hardness was there,
and it was what enabled him to run
his ketch single handed and to wring
a livelihood out of the fighting Solo Solomons.
mons. Solomons. Joan's unexpected presence embar embarrassed
rassed embarrassed him until she herself put him
out at his ease by a frank, comradely
manner that offended Sheldon's sense
of the fitness of things feminine.
News from the world Young had not.
but he was filled with news of the
Solomons. Fifteen boys had stolen
rifles and run away into the bush
from Lunga plantation, which was
farther east on the Guadalcanar coast.
And from the bush they had sent word
that they were coming back to wipe
out the three white men in charge,
while two of the three white men, in
turn, were hunting them through the
bush. There was a strong possibility,
Young volunteered, that if they were
not caught, they might circle around
and tap the coast at Berande in order
to steal or capture a whaleboat.
"I forgot to tell you that your trader
at TJgi has been murdered," he said to
Sheldon. "Five big canoes came
down from Port Adams. They landed
in the night time and caught Oscar
asleep. What they didn't steal they
burned. The Flibberry Gibbet got the
news at Mboli pass and ran down to
Agi. I was at Mboli when the news
came."
"I think I'll have to abandon TJgi."
Sheldon remarked.
"It's the second trader you've lost
there In a year," Young concurred.

"To make it safe, there ought to be
two white men at least. I've got a
dog for you. Tommy Jones sent It
up from Neal island. He said he'd
promised It to you. It's a first class
nigger chaser. Hadn't been on board
two minutes when he had my whole
boat's crew In the rigging. Tommy
calls him Satan. Jack Henley was
killed at Marovo lagoon two months
ago. The news Just came down on
the Apostle.
"Where Is Marovo lagoon?" Joan
asked.
"New Georgia, a couple of hundred
miles to the westward." Sheldon an answered.
swered. answered. "Bougainville lies Just be beyond."
yond." beyond." "His own house boys did it," Young
went on; "but they were put up to It
by the Marovo natives. His Santa
Cruz boat's crew escaped In the whale whale-boat
boat whale-boat to Cholseul, and Mather, in the
Lily, sailed over to Marovo. He burn burned
ed burned a village and got Henley's head
back. He found it in one of the houses
where the niggers had it drying. And
that's all the news I've got, except
that there's a lot of new Lee-Enfields
loose on the eastern end of Ysabei. No
body knows how the natives got them.
The government ought to Investigate.
Ah oh, yes a war vessel's in the
group, the Cambrian. She burned three
tillages at Blna on account of the MI MI-nota.
nota. MI-nota. you know and shelled the bush.
Then she went to Sio to straighten out
things there."
The conversation became general,
and Just before Young left to go on
board Joan asked:
"How can you manage all alone,
Mr. Young?"
His large, almost girlish eyes rested
on her for a moment before he re replied,
plied, replied, and then It was in the softest
tnd gentlest of voices.
"Oh, I get along pretty well with
them. Of course, there is a bit of
trouble once in awhile, but that must
be expected. You must never let them
think you are afraid. I've been afraid
plenty of times, but they never knew
it"
"You would think he wouldn't strike
a mosquito that was biting him,"
Sheldon said when Young had gone
on board. "All the Norfolk Islanders
that have descended from the Bounty
crowd are that way. But look at
Young. Only three years ago. when
he first got the Minerva, he was lying
In Suu, on Malaita. There are a lot
of returned (Jueenslanders there a
rough crowd. They planned to get
his head. The son of their chief, old
One Eyed Billy, had recruited on
Lunga and died of dysentery. That
meant that a white man's head was
owing to Suu any white man. it
didn't matter who, so long as they got
the head. And Young was only a lad
and they made sure to get his easily.
They decoyed his whaleboat ashore
with a promise of recruits and killed
all hands. At the same instant the
Suu gang that was on board the, Mi Minerva
nerva Minerva Jumped Young. He was just
preparing a dynamite stick for fish,
and the lighted it and tossed it in
among them. One can get him to
talk about it, but the fuse was short,
the survivors leaped overboard, while
he slipped his anchor and got away.
They've got 100 fathoms of shell
money on his head now. which is
worth 100. Yet he goes Into Suu reg regularly.
ularly. regularly. He was there a short time ago,
returning thirty boys from Cape Marsh
that's the Fulcrum brothers' planta plantation."
tion." plantation." At anr rate, his news tonight has

new train
BETWEEN
JACKSONVILLE
AND
TAMPA
First Train Leave Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville January 2.
First Train Leave
Tampa January 3.

12:15 pm L,v Jacksonville Ar 3:15 pm
3:30 pm Ar. ..Ocala... .L,v 11:52 am
6:45 am Ar. ...Tampa. Lv 8:45 am

S. B. HARRIS,
City Ticket Agent.
Ocala : : : Florida

JERRY BURNETT

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had it In for the whole DiacK race,
and the second after he landed on the
beach the bridge building gang was
stampeding over the compound fence
and swarming up the cocoanut palms.
"Good morning." Sheldon called
from the veranda, "and what do you
think of the nigger chaser?"
Tm thinking we have a task before
us to train him Into the house boys,
she called back. -
"And to your Tahitians, too. Look
out. Noah! Run for itf
Satan, having satisfied himself that
the tree perches were unassailable, was
charging straight for the big Tahitian.
But Noah stood his ground, though
somewhat irresolutely, and Satan, to
every one's surprise, danced and
frisked about him with laughing eyes
and wagging tail.
"Now that is what I might call a
proper dog, was Joan's comment. "lie
Is at least wiser than you, Mr. Shel Sheldon.
don. Sheldon. He didn't require any teaching
to recognize the difference between a
Tahitian and a black boy. What do
you think, Noah? Why don't he bite
you? He savree you Tahitian, eh?
Noa Noah shook his head and
grinned.
"He no savree me Tahitian," he ex ex-plained.
plained. ex-plained. "II savree me wear pants
all the same white man.
"You'll have to give him a course in
'Sartor Resartus. Sheldon laughed, as
he came down and began to make
friends with Satan.
It chanced, just then, that Adamu
Adam and Matauare, two of Joan's
lailori, entered the compound from the
far side gate. They had been down to
the Balesuna, making an alligator
trap, and. Instead of trousers, were
clad in lava-lavas that flapped grace gracefully
fully gracefully about their stalwart limbs. Satan
saw them and advertised his find by
breaking away from Sheldon's hands
and charging.
"No got pants," Noah announced,
with a grin that broadened as Adamu
Adam took to flight
He climbed up the platform that
supported the galvanized iron tanks

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down here," Joan said. "And it is
colorful life, to say the least. The
Solomons ought to be printed red on
the charts and yellow, too. for the
diseases."
"The Solomons are not always like
this," Sheldon answered. "Of course,
Berande is the worst plantation and
everything it gets is the worst. Ail
the old timers shake their heads at it.
They say it has what you Americans
call a hoodoo on it,"
"Berande will succeed." Joan said
stoutly. "I like to laugh at supersti superstition.
tion. superstition. You'll pull through and come
out the big end of the horn. The ill
luck can't last forever. 1 am afraid,
though, the Solomons is not a white
man's climate."
"It will be. though. Give ns fifty
years, and when all the bush is
cleared off back to the mountains,
fever will be stamped out. everything
will be far healthier. There will be
cities and towns here, for there's an
immense amount of good land going
to waste.. The black, the brown and
the yellow-wiil have to do the work,
managed by the white men. The
black labor is Joo wasteful, however,
and in time Chinese or Indian coolies
will be imported."
"Then the blacks will die off?"
Sheldon shrugged his shoulders and
retorted:
"Yes, like the North American In Indian,
dian, Indian, who was a far nobler type than
the Melanesian. The world is only so
large, you know, and it is filling up"
"And the unfit must perishr'
"Precisely so. The unfit must per perish."
ish." perish." In the morning Joan was roused by
a great row and hullabaloo. Captain

Young had landed Satan at the mo moment
ment moment when the bridge building gang

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the dog.
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The Tahitian watched Satan coolly
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creature lifted into the air in the final
leap the man's hand shot out. It was
a fair grip on the lower jaw, and
Satan described a half circle and was
flung to the rear, turning over in the
air and falling heavily on his back.
Three times he leaped and three times
that grip on his jaw flung him to de defeat.
feat. defeat. Then he contented himself with
trotting at Matauare's heels, eying him
and sniffing him suspiciously.
"It's all right. Satan; it's all right,"
Sheldon assured him. "That good
fella belong along me."
Then' Satan turned his attention to
the three house boys, cornering Ornfirl
in the kitchen and rushing him
against the hot stove, stripping the
lava-lava from Lalaperu when that
excited yoth climbed a veranda post
and following Viaburi on top the bil billiard
liard billiard table where the battle raged until
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