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i and the steamer Sharpshooter, Capt. K.
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to transact other business brought
before it. Dr. D. M. Boney. Pres.
Dr. Otto C. Butterwlck, Sec'y.
Ocala, Fla.. April 27. 1S12.
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Goveraor-Eleet Park Traanaell Clearly
Refutea Frank YValpole'a
To the Citizens of Florida: Most
positively I say that every word,
statement and intimation made by
Frank Walpole and Cromwell Gibbons
or by either of them, suggesting. In Intimating
timating Intimating or charging that at any time
any trade, combination, deal or polit political
ical political frame-up of any nature whatever
was made by Mr. Milton or any of his
friends with me or any of my friends
are without any foundation and are
unqualifiedly false and untrue from
beginning to end. Such ridiculous, un unreasonable
reasonable unreasonable and absurd charges can
come only from a wild imagination
and could only be asserted from a lack
of a proper sense of fairness and Jus Justice
tice Justice due man to .man.
Previous to that time and on the day
the votes were canvassed in Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, Mr. Milton, so I was informed,
asked by letter, wire and in person the
views of a large number of his sup supporters
porters supporters upon the question of his re remaining
maining remaining in the race. It seems, how however,
ever, however, that Mr. Walpole. who had been
one of his supporters, felt, as he ex expressed
pressed expressed it to me and others, that lie
"had ben ignored." H said had Mil Milton
ton Milton asked him he would have advised
hitn to not run. but he "did not like to
be ignored." This of course, was of
no concern to me. On the Thursday
night referred to by Mr. Walpole, I did
not advise him to wait twenty-four
hours as he claims, before he said any anything
thing anything through the Times-Union about
the deal he suspected. but when he
was mad and charging because he felt
he had been ignored by not being con consulted
sulted consulted by Mr. Milton as to what he
should do I told him most emphatically
when he intimated that there had been
trading done, that he was absolutely
wrong in his imaginations and such
positively was not the case. When he
talked of going to the Times-Union. I
advised him just as I would any other
mad and angry man, that I thought he
had better not do so, as Mr. Milton
had doubtless not intended to ignore
him. My only utterance about a deal
was to brand as untrue his numerous
Imaginations of such.
On Friday, after Mr. Milton announc
ed through the Metropolis his with withdrawal.
drawal. withdrawal. Mr. Walpole and Mr. Gibbons
were together off and on for several
hours, apparently In conference. Mr.
Walpole, as he told several, was of offended
fended offended at Mr. Milton, because he felt
he had been ignored. Gibbons was up
In the air, and had been saying for
several days If Milton withdrew frem
the race he was going to get his name
on the ticket in the second primary.
So from a man who said he had "been
Ignored" and was angry and from an
other man who had an ax to grind, who
had a design and purpose in mind
that of trying to get into the second
primary came the unsupported, the
absurd, the ridiculous and unreasona
ble story of an alleged deal. Its ridi
culous absurdity gave it the ear-marks
of being the expression only of the
wildest Imagination. Mr. Gibbons
knew the people would not approve of
him, the fourth man in the race, trying
to get his name on the ticket when
such conduct was contrary to the prac
tice of other candidates, was In viola
tion of the spirit of the primary law
and against the primary regulations
which have existed since the beginning
of the primary system, so he practi practically
cally practically joined with Mr. Walpole. in get getting
ting getting out the absurd story of the imagi imaginary
nary imaginary deal, in hopes thereby to gain a
little Justification and approval of his
unheard of proposition of the fourth
man in the first primary trying to get
into the second primary.
Fifty-two thousand out of sixty-two
thousand voters refused him the right
to get into the second primary. The
will of the people ended his rights In
the first primary. The chairman of
the state committee and the supreme
court have affirmed the verdict of the
people by holding he has no right to
go into the second primary.
At the time it was no secret and no
one has attempted to conceal the fact
that Mr. Milton, with some of his
friends and some of my friends and I
on Thursday night, and only then, met
and discussed In an honorable, gen gentlemanly
tlemanly gentlemanly manner, the question of the
second primary contest. At this meet meeting
ing meeting not one word was uttered which
any man present would object to hav having
ing having published to the world. While I
had no doubt as to the results of a
second primary, my friends and I felt
that a second primary should not be
forced and the entire conference was
a matter of discussion upon this sub subject.
ject. subject. Does any man who credits any anyone
one anyone with having any honor except him himself,
self, himself, question the right or the proprie
ty of such conference? Certainly no one
can say that there was anything wrong
in the mere fact of having such a
meeting. Everyone present at the
meeting knows there was not and will
testify that there was not a trade, deal,
combination or any kind of a political
make-up made or even suggested, so
no wrong was committed In any re respect.
spect. respect. Mr. Milton's withdrawal did not
come as a result of this meeting; but
it came as a result of his own decision
formed after he had conferred with a
large number of his friends and de
liberately considered the entire situa situation.
tion. situation. His action was what was de desired
sired desired and expected by ninety per cent
or more of the people of Florida, and I
believe it is approved by at least that
percentage of the democratic voters of
the state. But very few. regardless of
whom they had supported, thought I
should be forced into a second pri primary
mary primary when I lacked so little of having
received the nomination over four op opponents
ponents opponents in the first primary. Neither
Mr. Walpole nor Mr. Gibbons have
given their own knowledge, or the
knowledge of any other man in sup support
port support of any of their charges or asser assertions.
tions. assertions. They cannot do so and confine
themselves to the truth. Their game
has been one of trying to injure and
reflect upon others by giving utter utterances
ances utterances to charge and intimations which
they absolutely fail to support with
the truth and facts.
I have felt that It was proper for
me to defend my honor and manhood
against the unwarranted attacks of
Mr. Walpole and Mr. Gibbons, but out
of a consideration for the citizens of
Florida whom I know are disgusted
and tired of their methods and having
a dislike for political wrangles. I shall
in the future endeavor to pay no at attention
tention attention to any trumped-up charge that
may be made by either of the g&ntle g&ntle-men.
men. g&ntle-men. I made a hard but clean and
honorable fight, the war as far as my
concern is now ended, and I refuse to
spend the rest of my life in political
wrangle and uncalled-for strife.
Tallahassee, May 17th. 1912.
i HERE'S THE PROOF
SEN ATOR Jf HlLLEX TELLS OF
TOO M EH A PAID LOBBY LOBBYIST
IST LOBBYIST FOR t ORJRl'PT
Senator Don C. McMullen. of
Hillsborough county, was one of
the ablest men in the last session
of the Legislature. Everybody in
Florida knows him to be an up upright,
right, upright, honorable Democratic lead leader.
er. leader. As W. M. Toomer is making
general denials to each and every
charge I have proved against him.
I give further substantiation to
the proof that Toomer was a paid
lobbyist of the Jacksonville Race
Track Association. Read Senator
McMulIen's letter, as follows:
Tampa, Fla., May 1.1. 1912.
Hon. Claude LEngle,
Dear Claude I am just in re receipt
ceipt receipt of yours of the 11th inst..
enclosing circular with respect
to your candidacy. Some of the
facts stated about Mr. Toomer I
know of personal knowledge. I
was present in Tallahassee and
aavr htm an the lobbyist of the
corrupt raeetraelt latereat aricu-lag-
their cava before the Leicla Leicla-lature,
lature, Leicla-lature, and to show how com completely
pletely completely he was antagonizing the
will of the people, when the final
vote came on the racetrack
proposition he was only able to
muster one vote.
I can say further, that so far
as my knowledge of your career
around the Legislature extended
during the last two sessions, you
have championed only aucb
thine were riitht and for the
Kood of the people. I therefore
renew my pledge of support,
and hope that you will he over overwhelmingly
whelmingly overwhelmingly nominated.
With best wishes. I remain.
Yours very truly.
D. C. McMULLEX.
The above is conclusive, as is
all the proof I have of all the
charges I have made against W.
M. Toomer. I ask my friends to
see that every L'Engle vote is
polled next Tuesday In order to
give a stinging rebuke to the
full pocket-book wirteh puts
Toomer up. and which is putting
up for him. I thank my friends
for their work, and assure them
that we vill win a magnificent
victory for true Democratic
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A IE Of I 111)
The (iun-Man, the Man Who Reached
Back and the Widow'
(Jack Ennoid in the Houston Stylus.)
When the pistol shot suddenly rang
out in the village street, and Emmett i
Foster staggered forward, paused, and
then stretched prone in the dust it
created a sensation in a way, but it j
was not attended by the rush of feet
to the spot that citizens of the older j
and more thickly settled portions of ;
the earth would expect to see when ;
the life nf a .uood ritizen is suddenly
and ruthlessly condemned to take the ;
pistol route at the hands of a much
less valued member of the community, i
That is not the way thinas are done j
in the less settled portions of the great J
State of Texas or even in the more j
densely populated portions, for that j
matter. Men who know by experience
what an absolutely careless character j
is a pistol bullet, as regards persons i
or objects that stand in its path, never j
rush headlong to a spot whence comes
the sound of deadly strife. The inno- j
cent by-stander or the anxious looker- ;
on has too often been the final destin-
ation of flying pieces of lead that were j
originally intended for entirelv differ-
ent resting places. While natural curi-
osity to know what lias happciu-d i.-
strong in the citizens of these com- j
munities. it is held entirely in check j
by the all-powerful law of self preser- I
vation; curiosity tells them to rush!
out to look, but caution teaches them
that it is best first to reconnoitre.
So it was when Dune Smith fired the
shot from his .45 that snuffed out the
spirit of Emmett Foster. Men who j
had been in the street, (lodged into j
doorways. Some few persons ran
but not toward the scene of t lie shoot shooting.
ing. shooting. They ran for shelter, not know knowing
ing knowing but that the first shot had been
but the preliminary of a fusilade.
When a few silent moments had
passed and there was no repetition of
the shot and no further signs of con- I
flict. heads began to peer forth. It i
was seen that Dune hail turned on his
heel after a momentary scrutiny of
the body of his victim which disclosed
no sign of animation and with his j
smoking pistol still in his hand was j
walking rapidly to a post a hundred I
. i i i i f
leei away. tie reacneo me norse, un untied
tied untied him his pistol still in his hand
swung easily into the saddle, looked
round for any possible signs of hostil hostility,
ity, hostility, saw none, and rode out of town
at his leisure.
Again, citizens of older and more set settled
tled settled communities may be shocked at
this sudden debauchery of a human
life with no effort made by the fel fellow
low fellow eiti.ens of the deceased to pre prevent
vent prevent tiie escape of the murderer but
such is Texas custom. Resides, they
knew that Smith was not going to run
away, and that to attempt to dispute dispute-the
the dispute-the matter of his present movements
with him was a job that belonged to
the sheriff alone, such being the un unwritten
written unwritten law of the pistol. Had a
brother, father, son. or other close re relation
lation relation of the murdered man been at
hand, the leisurely departure of the
gun man might not have been so peace peaceable:
able: peaceable: but the average citizen of the
community where the gun man is a
fixture is slow to play the part of
avenger, or officer either. He minds
his own business strictly unless, as
before stated, the deceased were "kin"
of his. If the sheriff calls on him
afterwards to join a posse and help
get the killer, he does so cheerfully.
However, here also there is an excep exception,
tion, exception, if the murderer happens to he
"kin" of his, in which case lie seldom
permits his love for law and order to
interfere with his time honored feeling
for blood relations, with its duties and
When the dust of Dune Smith's pony
had become a blot in the distance,
the crowd began to gather. It wa
discovered that Foster was dead:
"plumb dead." as several expressed it.
It was an hour later that the sheriff
arrived on the scene, and ten minutes
afterward he was riding toward Dune
Smiths place, six miles out. He had
no doubt about finding his man. and
no idea of any opposition being made
to his desire to arrest him. In 'nis
stoical mind the sheriff saw no reason
why Dune should run. It was not
the first time that his gun had been
used on his fellow man, and he had
not run before. The sheriff remember remembered
ed remembered that in the fifteen years that he
had been a peace officer in that com community
munity community there had been a score of "kill "killings,"
ings," "killings," and that with the exception of
one five-year sentence that was only
partially served, the law had failed
to inflict any penalty for the crimes
committed. This 'had come to be the
order of things, and the sheriff had in
time come to accept them as sue::.
When one man killed another he im immediately
mediately immediately arrested the killer, put him
in jail, and took care of him until
the bond could be signed that set him
The killer always got out immediate immediately
ly immediately on the signing of more or les val valuable
uable valuable security bonds, since no one had
ever run to avoid trial, so long as the
sheriff could remember. Why run? j
They always got cb-ar sooner or later, j
The cases re always postponed as j
long as possible, and then hung juries,
new trials, and appeal- to upper courts
that permitted te.-hnieali:ies to star.-:
always before justice, had made the
game easy for the uun man. There
were always obliging friends who were
- stand and testify
he d-eease-1 reach
,;ur-t- the defendant,
some other matter
that -.es to make
;d" under Texas
r was still common.
the y s a w i
back," heard him
make threats, or
of e-iu.il import
law. Pistol tot in
The guns were kept u
were painfully evident.
So Dune Smith wa
when the sheriff arrive
sheriff surprised when
agree, to "go with h::n.
tir.-l'-r cover, but
3. nor was thf
: :n." T r. e y -1 a r t e I
u n t y .it. Ther
iv-r- ion or. the
at once r.r :r
was verv iittl
w a y.
-Dune." asked the r-heriff.
you shoo: F jster? He was a
"Had to," was the
ply of the gun man
":e honored re re-W
W re-W e had some
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OP THE GRAND JTTRT
A Carroll Proprietors.
C B. Carroll, Business Manager.
J. H. Benjamin, Editor.
. Th democrats of Florida ought to
jrire special consideration to those two
reteran newspaper men who are still
candidates before them for the honor
of representing the state at the na
tlonal eonTentlon: Frank Harris of
Ocaja, and A. P. Jordan, of Punt a
Oorda. These gentlemen have 'always
fought the battles of Florida, both in
a business and a political sense and
they certainly merit the small boon
they are asking an office that carries
no remuneration. Mr. Harris is a can candidate
didate candidate for delegate at large and Mr.
Jordan for delegate from the first
congressional district and. they ought
to receive the votes of every democrat
in the district. Tampa Tribune.
Mr. Harris Is quite certain to receive
the vote of his home county, and it is
probable that Mr. Jordan will also re receive
ceive receive many votes in Marion, where he
Is well known and highly esteemed.
It Is very likely that If the Interests
and the fanatics had let the delegate
Question alone, 'the people would have
voted for nost of the Underwood men
without any prompting. Denunciation
of Wilson men comes almost entirely
from the Wall street influences who
are trying to put Underwood up as a
straw man for Taft to knock down,
and some people who are too narrow
minded to see on both sides of their
noses at once. It hasn't done Under
wood or the party any good. If any
thing would justify Wilson men into
leaving the Underwood camp at the
first excuse, It will be the insinuations
against their honor so lavishly dealt
out by the T.-U. and Its echoes In the
last few days.
Under the fierce headline, "Under
wood puts his critics to flight," the
Alabama candidate says that his vote
on the Bristow amendment Is the same
as that cast by other Southern mem
bers for the Rucker resolution In 1900
With all respect to the distinguished
Alabaman, the Star submits that
neither he nor any other Southern man
had any right to vote for such a reso
lution in 1900. 1912 or any other time
His critics haven't flitted and his de
fense is simply a case of saying
The next time your young son chucks
a rock at a tilly-hawk, explain to him
that birds are of money value to the
nation. The doctrine of dollars avails
when humanltarlanism fails utterly.
It should also be extensively explain explained
ed explained to the boy with a sling-shot, a .22
rifle or a gas pipe shotgun. Wanton
slaughter of birds Is what is causing
so many crops to be eaten by worms
Returns from the Ohio primaries
make It look like Harmon has carried
the state with the democrats, which
Isn't to be wondered at; and that
Roosevelt has won with the republi
cans, which is a matter of some won
Col. Harry New, chairman of the Re
publican National Executive Commit
tee, has announced the appointment of
Senator Ellhu Root, and Root's accept
ance, as temporary chairman of the
national republican convention. 6ena
tor Root Is acceptable to both Presi
dent Taft and Colonel Roosevelt.
BAIJKIfJG BY MAIL
It Is certain and sure that large
sums of money are being spent to pro procure
cure procure the nomination of Toomer. It is
also sure that it is to the interest of
every plain American citizen to vote
against the cause and the candidate
that money Is being lavishly spent for.
No honest cause ever yet had to buy an
Large, fat Juicy advertisements are
now being sent out by the Underwood
Interests to the Florida newspapers. It
Is a bad sign. No democratic candi candidate
date candidate for president ever bought space
in a southern newspaper before this
Stories come from Cuba of threaten threatened
ed threatened uprisings of negroes against the
government. The negroes greatly out outnumber
number outnumber the whites in Cuba, and un undoubtedly
doubtedly undoubtedly formed a large proportion of
the army that fought against Spain
from 1895 to 1898. Since liberation,
they have only been given a stingy
share of the offices, and are naturally
sore about It.
We suppose the amendment for the
popular election of senators, with its
force-bill rider, will come along about
the right time for President Under Underwood
wood Underwood to sign It.
Dr. Harvey Wiley is 67 years old, but
he is certainly not on Osier's list. His
wife has just presented him with a
nine-pound boy, and the doctor may
be relied on to see that only pure food
Is given the baby.
Up to date. Governor Wilson has 232
delegates to the national convention
pledged for him. Clark has 160; Un Underwood,
derwood, Underwood, 82. But to read the Under Underwood
wood Underwood papers, one would suppose that
Wilson had no votes except his own.
Florida pineapples are becoming fav favorite
orite favorite articles of diet with the Germans.
The European markets would take
many shiploads every season if the
fruit was well known.
To the Hon. W. S. Bullock, Judge of
the Fifth Judicial Circuit: We, the
grand jury, in making' this our final
presentment, wish to say that we have
diligently examined into all cases that
have come before us, finding true bills
where there, was sufficient evidence in
our opinion to warrant.
A committee was appointed to Inves
tigate the poor farm and they report
Found the white quarters In good
shape, but the negro quarters in bad
condition and unsanitary. We recom
mend that the indigents of the county
be moved to a less expensive place
than this farm is now to the county.
The expense Is too great. The farm.
we understand, is being rented by the
county at a rent of 30 per month,
while the whole property recently sold
We suggest that a more comfortable
home can be found for these people at
a much less cost to the county.
Our visit to the jail revealed the fact
that we have in this institution a very
fine piece of property, and is now in a
most excellent condition so far as the
cleanliness and actual need of the pris
oners are concerned. However, we
find that the building leaks in several
places, and we strongly recommend
that they be repaired at once. Also,
that an outside wall or high iron fence
be placed around the Jail, and that the
windows of the insane department be
screened with heavy grating for pro
tection from accident by breaking
of glass windows.
A visit to the county offices found
that the books in all are in excellent
shape, well and intelligently kept and
are comprehensive. However, the
floors in the supervisor of public in
struction, collector and Judge's offices
are In bad repair, in some places
sunken. This with the bad condition
of the grand jury room and falling
plaster in the hall, as far as we are
able to ascertain, are the only bad
places about the courthouse.
It has been brought to our knowl
edge that the county commissioners
have been careless in issuing licenses
to carry firearms, and recommend that
in the future they be more careful.
cautious and prudent, and examine
into the moral character of the appli-
Lcant before issuing licenses. We also
recommend that permit No. 1015. is issued
sued issued to Ivy C. E. Whisenant be revok revoked,
ed, revoked, as we do not believe him a proper
person to carry firearms.
We have examined into the commis commissioner's
sioner's commissioner's system of building hard roads,
and find that the expense appears to
be too great for the work accomplish accomplished,
ed, accomplished, and that the road foreman's salary
of $125 monthly, is entirely too much
for that position, as the law provides
$2 per day, which is a reasonable
amount for the work and responsibility
that the position carries with it. Also
that the teams hauling material to the
roads are Insufficiently loaded, or In
our opinion, to be strictly humane,
they could still be more heavily loaded.
We respectfully recommend that the
county convicts be kept on the roads,
and that the work on the Ocala and
Dunnellon road be finished before they
are moved, but only with convict la labor,
bor, labor, and that each precinct have its
pro rata share of the road tax, to together
gether together with the convict labor. We find
that there has been discrimination
made In the different road districts,
and that some sections have been al almost
most almost entirely neglected. This is most
noticeable in the Plitchton district. In
our opinion, we believe the county con convicts
victs convicts ought to be kept on the roads in
the county and should be able to keep
them in first class condition at a very
small cost to the taxpayers of the
county. We also believe that our
county commissioners have lost sight
of the amount of indebtedness they
have banked up on our taxpayers
There seems to be a gradual increase
of indebtedness monthly which is now
around the sum of $14,971.83, exclusive
of the school fund indebtedness, and
think it is time to call a halt and re
duce this matter before making any
more, and now recommend this indebt
edness be reduced, as we find the road
funds are now overdrawn to the
amount of $88,875.23.
We also find that the county judge
and clerk of the court and commis
sioners have filed their reports for
Some figures were produced by a cit citizen
izen citizen of this county and were present presented
ed presented in such a manner as to lead the
grand Jury to believe that there exist
ed a shortage in the accounts of for
mer tax collector of this county. Act
ing upon this information, the grand
Jury caused Mr. Amos, state auditor, to
appear and Inform the Jury as to the
true state of affairs, and upon full In Investigation
vestigation Investigation it was found that the said
tax collector was not only not short in
his accounts, but that he had actually
overpaid in a small sum when he had
made settlement at the proper time
and the proper manner.
We cannot too strongly condemn the
practice of appearing before the grand
jury and by inuendos casting suspicion
upon the character of others, and in
this instance we have no hesitation in
saying that the charges or inuendos
were entirely without foundation
either In fact or in fancy.
In conclusion we desire to extend
our appreciation for all courtesies
shown us by the judge, state attorney
and other officers of the court, and re
spectfully ask to be discharged.
John B. George. Foreman.
L. J. Knight, Clerk.
The Muuroe k Chambliss
Bank of Ocala desires to par
ticularly call your attention
to the advantages of Banking
Deposits may be sent pafely
by bank check, postoffice
money order, express money
order or currency by regis registered
tered registered mail.
We solicit small accounts
as well as large ones, all re-
The Priee of the Water Plant With It
Preeat Owaern, vrhe KefuM the
C itjr' Offer f ttTMXiO
The city council met lat night with
the following members present. Messrs.
Carroll. Taylor, Tydinss, Helvenston.
Duval, Weihe, Carmiehael and Living Livingston.
ston. Livingston. Mr. Fausett being1 detained at
home on account of sickness in his
Minutes of previous session read and
Judge Joseph Bell, representing the
local underwriters, was present and
asked the council to name an official
inspector of electrical work for the
city and have him instructed to give
the insurance companies a certificate
that any job of wiring or installation
of electrical apparatus had ben done
- - - - t. .. 2 5 ; r t
CflVlUg the Hame Careful and;the southeastern Tariff Association.
i when required. On motion, Mr. Cald Cald-j
j Cald-j well, the superintendent of the electric
i plant, was named as such inspector.
Rains are Cut tin Rivera
MUNROE & GHAMBLISS
OCALA - FLORIDA
United Statea Puatal Saving Hank
ECBDODT FRUIT JARS
THE CARN-THOMAS STORE HAS
In stock the famous Economy Fruit
Jars In pints, quarts and half-gallon
sizes. This jar seals itself automat
ically by the heat of the boiled fruit
or vegetables to be canned has no
rubber band to deteriorate and allow
the fruit to spoil is simple, durable
and economical, as its name implies.
The company absolutely guarantees
the contents of the jar, if put up in
accordance, with directions, to never
spill. The openings in these glass
jars are large and easily filled or
Call at the store and see the jars
and how they are sealed and get a
booklet containing many valuable
household receipts. Price of jars
Pints, per dozen $1.00
Quarts, per dozen 1.25
Half-Gallons, per dozen. . 1.50
JUNIOR CIVIC LEAGUE
Annnal Report of aa Induatrloua ai
Since the last annual report of the
Junior Civic League there have been
seven new members added to their
roll, making a total membership of
forty-six. The only work of import
ance done by them during the year has
been that for Comfort Lodge, such as
collecting pledges and paying for the
running expenses, adding necessary
articles from time to time and looking
after the lodge In general. The
amounts of the expense items are as
follows: Waiting maid and laundry to
gether. $10 monthly; water. $3.34 quar
terly. Soap and other toilet articles
are bought as needed and charged to
expense account, usually amounting to
about 50 cents. The monthly pledges
by the citizens amount to $23.50 at
The board of trade has pledged to
Comfort Lodge $100 per year. The
board has paid its pledge monthly up
to April 1, 1912. There were bills
against Comfort Lodge left over from
the equipment of the same amounting
to $37. The league has paid in small
amounts until now they owe only $12.
This, of course, has nothing to do with
the running expenses of the lodge.
The league received the following
items at the shower given on the day
of their program at the Woman's Club
on April 14th ult: Four roller towels,
six plain towels, one rug, two table tablecloths,
cloths, tablecloths, four small table covers, one
sheet and $2 In money was given,
which is to go to the playground fund.
Now. that school is out, work will
begin on their two playgrounds, the
one loaned by Colonel Martin and one
by Mr. E. P. Rentz.
Considering the many calls made on
our children's time and their close
confinement during the school term, we
must agree that they have done re- I
markably well, and holding together
with such loyalty and enthusiasm it
has been a pleasure to work with this
band of girls. I thank the club for the I
privilege of doing so. It is true, It is
not always easy work, for many times
in worklnc with children natience and i ...
energy, auu i iiugui say me ueivea ur-
come almost exhausted, yet the love of j
the child and child's work helps to j
tide us on, and I feel that mine has I
been the most pleasant of any other j
committee work, and while I fully ap
preciate it, I do not want to appear
selfish in the matter. There are others
who are more competent than I to
manage this Junior Civic League.
some who would likely do more than I
have done- with them, for my time is
limited. I say this that you, as a club.
may think it over and our president
may know your wishes and be govern
ed accordingly as to the directorship
of our children. They are as fine a
body of girls as were ever banded to together
gether together In one society, some of them
already surpassing many of us as re regards
gards regards capability in the management of
official duties. Respectfully,
Mrs. J R. Moorhead.
Col. R. A. Burford "was present and
stated his grievance about the water
jfrom all the southeaern spart of
town, even as far as Camp Heights
i running down to Fort King avenue,
thence down to his lot were" it cut
thru his private lot anJdut" across; Ok Ok-;lawaha
;lawaha Ok-;lawaha avenue. After, much discus-
I sion on motion a. special committee
i was appointed by the chair, consisting
'of Mr. Helvenston, Mr. Livingston and
i Mr. Weihe. to immediately visit the
'scene of the trouble, devise a remedy
if possible and with the full power
vested In them to act, to have the
' matter remedied if it can be done.
; Mr. Fred McAteer appeared and
. stated that the heavy rush of water
' through the bis; drain across his pri pri-vate
vate pri-vate property at the wagon works was
undermining the walls of his building
j and causing him damage. The street
t committee was empowered to have the
I drain sufficiently reinforced to carry
i the water off without encroaching on
I A petition was filed by citizens in
the second ward asking to have San-
Ichez street paved from South Third to
The petition was
filed and the clerk instructed to notify
the signers that the work would be
done as soon as they had collected and
paid to the city clerk, the required
amount, one-third the cost of the hard hardening
ening hardening for each side, same to be based
on estimates to be furnished by the
A petition from Mr. J. E. Bailey and
others was read asking to have the ob obstruction
struction obstruction on Clark, street removed and
that Hill street be opened. The mar marshal
shal marshal was instructed to get the infor information
mation information from the -, city attorney .as to
whether the streets were duly platted
on the original plat or map of that
part of the city as on record in the
county clerk's office, and if same were
to order the obstructions re ream!
am! ream! the streets;, -ppend for
Taken up, one Berkshire boar, about
two years old. Owner can have same
by paying for ad. and keep. Call on
H. L Griggs, Oak, Fla. 5-24-4t
Wash out old sores, festering wouds
and ulcers with DARBY'S PROPHY PROPHYLACTIC
LACTIC PROPHYLACTIC FLUID. It is a wonderful dis disinfectant
infectant disinfectant and healing remedy. It heals
up running sores of long standing that
will not yield to an ordinary liniment,
because it destroys poisonous germs,
cleanses the sore of foul matter and
helps nature to repair the damaged
flesh. Price 50 cts. per bottle. Sold
by all druggists.
To Whom it May Concern: I here am
undertaking to express in words many
thanks for the liberal contributions
made by the different ones to gleaning
lists of M. C. Falana and others in fa favor
vor favor of the New Zion Baptist church,
Ocala, Fla. J. E. Sharperson, Pastor.
A child can't get strong and robust
while intestinal worms eat away its
vitality. To give the child a chance to
grow these parasites must be destroy destroyed
ed destroyed and expelled. WHITE'S CREAM
VERMIFUGE is guaranteed to remove
the worms; it also puts the vital or organs
gans organs in healthy, vigorous condition.
Price. 25c per bottle. Sold by all druggists.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
Merchants' Cafe, A. C. L depot cor corner.
ner. corner. Meals a la carte and lunches at
Mrs. J. H. Tinley, Waynesboro, Ga.t
suffered for years with rheumatism
and kidney and bladder trouble. "I
have taken several different kinds of
medicine but got no relief until I took
Foley Kidney Pills, which have cured
me. I think them the best remedy
for kidney and bladder trouble and for
rheumatism." Sold at The Anti-Monopoly
Do YdDi Rfeefl
Then buy your Shoes and
Hosiery from this date to
July 15th at
LITTLE'S SHOE P RL0R
and get a discount of
10 PER CENT
on every purchase
Spot Cash, Remember
VVe do not know how to keep
LITTLE'S SHOE PARLOR
JIMES WEI.Bl HN I.OWR1E
Notice is hereby given that ten days
from date hereof. I. Hugh Benbow.
will make application to the honorable
board of pardon for the state of Flor Florida,
ida, Florida, at Tallahassee, for a pardon, I
having been tried and convicted of
manslaughter in the May term of the
circuit court, the fifth judicial circuit
of Florida, for Marion county, and t sionary. of St. James Episcopal churc h
A communication was" read from the
bond trustees of the Ocala Water Com Company,
pany, Company, in Macon, Ga., declining the
city's offer of $25,000 for the company's
plant. On motion of Mr. Duval, sec seconded
onded seconded by Mr. Tydings, the clerk was
instructed to notify the security hold holders
ers holders in Macon that the city would avail
itself of the right-: it held under the
contract with the- company to arbi arbitrate
trate arbitrate the price of the plant and that it
wanted the company to name its arbi arbitrator
trator arbitrator not later than July ls-t, .and the
city would name oe, the two to name
the third. The clerk was instructed to
send a copy of the resolution to the
Macon people, another to the Ocala
Water Company at Ocala and retain a
third copy, and -that those mailed
should be registered. ,:
Woman Club II ul 11 tax -'
The plans and specifications -ot the
proposed new Woman's Club building
were presented and examined and a
lengthy discussion followed as to the
advisability of granting or declining to
grant the lot east of the city hall by
99-year lease to the ladies of the Wom Woman's
an's Woman's Club for their new building, and
as to the uses and purposes to which
the building vas'; to be put. There
arose the matter of the city building
an addition to the building for a pub public
lic public library, and this met with some
support. Finally, on motion of Mr.
Duval, a resolution was passed, that it
was the sense of the council that it
would sign a lease to the lot, after the
city attorney had drawn a suitable
contract between "the club and the
city to be submitted to the council and
The finance committee to whom had
been referred the written complaints
as to assessments on real and personal
property where taxpayers considered
same too high, made its written re report,
port, report, which was adopted as to real
property, but that portion relating to
personal property was laid over till
The Traffic Ordinance
The lengthy traffic ordinance was
placed on its second reading, read by
sections, adopted by sections, with a
few minor changes or amendments,
was then placed on its final reading
and adopted unanimously on roll call.
On motion the ordinance was ordered
published in the local, papers and. 1000
copies printed-Ho; pamphlet form for
public di!stribuiat.-,i'.TJai.-I..traX Ac or ordinance
dinance ordinance repeals all others of -such
nature and cover th-e operation of all
vehicles and wttatt-ver nature, from a
bicycle to ajl automobile, as well as
Two short market ordinances were
passed on second and third reading and
adopted on roll call. One of them re repeals
peals repeals the present market ordinance, o
that there is nothing on the books
touching the market matters, though
the present leases" or contracts with
tenants at the market hold good till
their year expires. A new market or ordinance
dinance ordinance will be drafted and introduc introduced.
ed. introduced. On motion these ordinances were or or-dered
dered or-dered published.
The council adjourned at 11:"0 and
went to Mr. Dewey's popular eating
house where the Hty employees had a
magnificent spread ready for them, the
piece de resistance being twenty-seven
pounds of fine iran are Lake bream,
which the boys had sent down yester yesterday
day yesterday afternoon, arriving here while yet
kicking. The council and the city em employees
ployees employees feasted royally, and trave the
boys a vote of thanks for their .kind
jj CjJ ( n
These prices are now prevailing in our store. Con Considering
sidering Considering the quality of our goods they are positively the
lowest in Ocala at this time.
We Sell What We Advertise And At The Prices We Advertise
Our aim is to treat you right and build up the
largest trade .in Ocala.
Read the prices, then compare not only prices,
but the goods. Its easy enough to advertise a certain
brand and then substitute when the goods are cut. We
want you to watch us and measure the goods when you
get home. We give full measure regardless of how low
Dry Goods Specials
Yard-wide unbleached Homespun, 0 1-2 cent values at
39-inch unbleached Sea Island Sheeting at..:
Yard-wide Fruit of the Loom Bledching at
36-inch Brown Linen (all linen) 25c value at
Yard-wide Bleaching, has a little starch Talue at
Yard-wide English Cloth, 11c value at
Amoskeag Apron Checks, value too well known, at
Linen Finish Chambray, all colon, value 10c at
Summer Weight Silk Fabric, large assortment, 25c values at..
. 4 l-2c
fcast colored Lawns and Organdies, 10c and 12c values at 7 l-2c
iiO-inch Linen Sheeting, suihible for d rentes, $1.00 value for 59c
90-inch Linen Sheeting, better grade than above at 79c
Faiicy colored Dress Gingliamsiast colbr 10c values at 71-2
Galatea, you all. know how it weais, 14c value at 10c
Ponlins and Pongees all Patterns. 25c values at ....... 15c
Boy's Wash uits, sizes 2 to 8, our 50c grade at
Girl's Dre-s's, sizis 2 to 8, at less th in the material costs, only
Ladies' Iress s, made up-to-now all sizes, at only
L tdies' white waist, all kinds and sizes, value up to $2.00, only
Men's Blue Amoskeag Chambray Shirts, all sizes 50c values at
Tafetta Ribbons, all colors 3 to 5 inches wide, at
- . ....
72x90 inch Bleached Sheets seamed center, 50c value at
81x90 inch Bleached Sheets no sekm, 75c value at
42x30 inch Bleached Pillow Cass, 12 l-2c value at
Large Crocheted Bed spreads, value $1.2" at
We have a few "Momrclf Men's Negligee Shirs, made by duett, Peabody
& Co., known the world over as a dollar shirt, that we will offer at 50c
Remember that this is not an ordinary sale but just
a few specials for the next ten days. We have a few
hundred Labor-Saving Dust Pans that we are going to
give away absolutely free to our customers the first
few days. Be sure and get one.
We are also giving away a ten year guaranteed
Sewing Machine on June 1st Ask the clerk about it
You have a chance. r
Remember ttlue place. Ifs the sttore
on the cornier.
"Who Will Always Treatt Yoe MpM"
James Welburn L.owr:e dir-i1 at Dun Dunnellon
nellon Dunnellon May IS. 1912. His funeral was
heUl in the Rapt is i church at Punru-I-lon
by the Rev. Jihn R. Brown, m re
sentenced to eighteen months at hard Ocala
labor in the state penitentiary.
Hugh Benbow. Petitioner.
C. II. Alston, Attorney for Petitioner.
an3 the Rev. O. B. Brown.
Reddick. HI.-- funeral was one of t
largest ever had in Dunnellon for
long time. Janve W. iowrie was b..rn
In Levy county, slate of Florida, on
j the 20th day nf Aj.ril. 1878. He was
an energetic and workins youns? man.
' He wu. employed in the railroad ser service
vice service for five years, three years in the
United States and two in Canada, in
which" country his health besan to fail
'him. He attended chool in Dunnellon
and Jacksonville, and while in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville was converted. He died a
'Christian death. When he .aw his end
j apj.roachinir. he called hi loved ones
( around hi bedside and tiade them one
and all STood-h-ye, sood-bye, meet me
in hi everlasting' kingdom. He .leaves
' to mourn his death a lovins? father and
moth. Mr. and Mrs. C T. Lowrie, a
wife, Mrs. Hellen Lowrie, brothers. Dr.
Thomas L. Lowrie. H. C. Lowrie, C. P.
Lowrie, C. A. Lowrie. a number of rel relatives
atives relatives and a hoit wf friends.
A Pem to HI Memory
; By Rev. J. B. Brown, of Ocala)
; Jame,- who died, all seems to love,
i Now viewed from the throne in Heaven
He Jied that we mijrht live aeain.
All free from sickness, death and sin.
fought the fisrht that he mibt gain
, r..wn from sickness, death and sin:
; He longed to be with the blessed.
.To share the Savior's everlasttng rest.
N'ow. oh. friends, why would you cry,
j St raiyiit way wipe your weeping eye,
He has arone to answer that lovine calL
One that coined to each and all.
i If GoJ should say to him this day,
(io back in yonder world and stay.
He would pray to God that he might be
; Forever In His eternity.
J The night my friends before he died.
I He bade little Jack to dry her eyes.
tj.xJs will be done and I roust so.
His loving words has told me so.
It 'tis not far. It is not longr.
Before I will sing that loving: sons'.
Hidintr friends to come and see
'. That where I am you long- to be in that
blessed eternity. FarewelL
At the Ocala Photo Co. we develop
I your films free if bought from us.
OOAUt GVESnEQ CtAH, WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 19121
MY YOU SHOULD BANK WiTl
. Fir l: Its shareholders are all home people, business
men and farmers. Their interests and yours are mutual,
remain right here in the community for the upbuilding
The bank's profits
of our town and
OIK C.'KKTl FICATES BE All FOUR PER CEXT INTEREST
Seeoadi Its business Is governed with conservatism. Speculation plays no
part in its conduct. It fosters and encourages home enterprises, all of which
make for -soundness and satisfactory bank service.
Wo are reducing our shoe stock for inventory,
t lie eforc this sacrifice of prices on oxfords
Going at $2.95 this week.
regular value :i.50 ai il $4.00.
1 II 1 111 II I II till llllll hill il
Fruit Jars at Fishers.
Moose meet tomorrow night.
New shirt waists at Fishel's.
Woodmen meet Friday evening.
Ladies' dresses at Flshel's.
The Calvary postoffice has been reestablished.
Summer suits at Flshel's.
Tour last photo didn't do you Justice.
It wasn't taken at the Ocala Photo Co.
C. W. Lee and Ft. H. Pratt of Tampa
were at the Ocala House last night.
Dr. E. G. Peek's efftee Is Xo.
j Joe Roof of Live Oak was at the Co-
lonial last night.
18 paiis White Satin Colonial Pumps, at $2.95
24 Black k- 2.95
3t Black Wlvet '4 2.95
'10 -4 I a tent Two Strap k ... 2.95
18 li Brown Coiduroy 41 2 95
SO Patent 2 and 3 Eyelet Oxfords, 'k 2.95
24 4 Black Velvet lumps 2.95
$4.00 Ottoman Silk and Black Ooze
Oxfords, at 3.25
30 ptirs two Strap Canvas Pumps, 98
4 .00 White Nubuck Button Oxfords, 44 ... 350
We can not tell you more than the Shoes theirt;
selves. Come take a look. .
I. 1. IA c.
Dr. A. L. Blaleck, phyaletaa, ae
pfceae 399; reside phoae, ISO.
Miss Florence Walters has returned
from her visit to Celemaa.
Pleasant furnished rooms for light light-housekeeping.
housekeeping. light-housekeeping. 66 Oklawaha avenue. 5 18
Mr. W. V. .N'ewsora's condition
mains practically the same.
Kodak finishing done by experts at
the Ocala Photo Co.
Mr R. A. Green, the well known
commission man, is at the Ocala House.
FOH SALE One pair good turpen
tine mules, wagon and harness. W.
J. Wilson. Citra, Fla. 5-13 110tw2
A long train loaded with watermel watermelons
ons watermelons passed thru the city today on the
Coast Line, bound north.
We guarantee to teach you now to
use your Kodak. Bring your films to
the Ocala Photo Co.
Mr. F. J. von Engelken of East Pa Pa-latka
latka Pa-latka is here on a visit to bis parents.
Dr. and Mrs. L H. von Engelken.
J2500 to loan on Al real estate se security
curity security at 8 per cent interest. Address,
P. O. Box 583, city. 5-15-6t
A. B. Floyd of Orlando and F. L
Maxwell of Mulberry were at the Ocala
House last night.
If you are In a hurry for your pre
scriptions, try the Court Pharmacy's
quick delivery system.
HAVE THE HABIT
Del a era Cast Krrp the People
frm the Air Dotm
In spite of the bad weather last
night a large crowd of people went to
see the pictures at the Air Dome. The
pictures were fully up to the average
of excellence and everyone enjoyed
them. It Is evident that it takes more
than a shower to keep the people away
from the Air Dome. They simply have
the habit, and can't help it.
Tonight there will be another good
program. Join the crowd and see the
pictures. They will be shown in a
nice, cool, comfortable place.
crowd grows larger each night.
The program is as follows:
"Spunk City Fire Department.
"A Tangled Skein."
"Percy the Masher."
LAST CHANCE TO EXPEL j
THE CIMEX LECTULARIl'S I
THANKS FROM THE
The King's Daughters wish to ex express
press express their appreciation and to thank
those who so liberally responded to j he makes into ie
their call to help the Louisiana flood 'roach bait to butter
sufferers. And they also wish to thank silver makes him a free
the Ocala Lumber & Supply Co. for the corrosive sublimate he
Price ot Habher May be In creamed by
the Only Sure Defense Agalant tbe
Dark. Brown Peril
The cimex lectulariu.-? not only arrives
there just the same, but stops there.
Tho he wears no stays, he is a stayer
from Stayville. anl as the immutable
he has the Sphinx an-1 the pyramids
tied to the post. It is harder to oust
him than to yret the British out of
Egypt, and tho he is as shy as a 40-year-old
maiden he is tame enough to
eat out of your hand, and your foot,
too, if you keep it still lon enough.
Only the putorius feotidus or a pack packing
ing packing house investigation can excel him
in obnoxity of odor, and persuading
him to leave is like trying- to keep the
young men away from a pretty girl
whose father owns a bulldog. The
only sure way to kill him is to mash
him. and that is salubrious only to a
person with a bad cold. He makes
light of the correctives that are availa available
ble available against other pests. Insect powder
tus;. and ust-s
s His.-nit. Oi::.-k-
use of their room in which to pack the; teeth, he was;
boxes and to the express company for J line and rubs
the free transportation.
es his face with gaso gaso-;hosjihorus
;hosjihorus gaso-;hosjihorus on his snoot
so he may th better see
around under the bed clothe.-
Prof. Q. C. Looney is- engaged for
ten days teaching arithmetic. Ten les lessons
sons lessons include all rules of percentage,
commission, insurance, taxes, stocks
and bonds, brokerage, duties, interest,
all rules, simple and compound, bank banking,
ing, banking, discounts, etc., with proportion
simple and compound. square-root,
cube-root, measurements, lumber and
land, gauging and any rule requiring
thorough explanation. Address. G. C.
Looney, 62 Fort King avenue. Ocala.
AT THE IDEAL
Be on hand to see the Ideal pictures
this evening. Melodious music, comfy
chairs, flying fans and several interest interesting
ing interesting subjects. Everybody go.
MATINEE AT THE IDEAL
Hereafter the daily afternoon mat matinee
inee matinee at the Ideal Theater will com commence
mence commence at 3:45 and the doors will be
open at 3:30. Three full reels will be
run at each matinee. General admis admission
sion admission 5 cents to afternoon performances.
Following are the meteorological
conditions that prevailed during the
twenty-four hours up to noon today:
Partly cloudy; south wind.
Minimum temperature, 68 degrees.
Maximum temperature. 86 degrees.
Traces of rain.
Messrs. G. H. Dorr, S. C. Mayo of
Reddlck and J. M. Moseley of Mcintosh
were at the Ocala House last night.
Get your prescriptions filled by Beck
at the Court Pharmacy and know they
Local showers tonight or Thursday
except fair northwest and extreme
O. L. Anderson and M. H. Baxley of
Jacksonville were at the Colonial last
Commercial Hank l'.ui ding Gen hi.
The only sisecailized Business College in G niral liorida
REDUCED SUMMER RATES
$35.09 for lite scholarship, Commercial or Renography course.
$25.03 for fifteen weeks vicition course.
Visit tin College and in estignte. Telephone 451
H. H. Arnstoo, A. B., W. P. Garrett,
Proident. Prin. Com'l Dept.
Mr. Harry Peter and family of Dun Dun-nellon
nellon Dun-nellon were in town today, visiting
Mrs. Peter's father, Capt. J. A. Tucker.
Miss Louise Booe left yesterday for
Eustis and Orlando, where she will
i visit relatives for a week.
FOR RENT Four room flat; also,
cottage of seven rooms, electric lights
and bath; near primary school. Mrs.
R. D. Fuller.
Messrs. C. H. Mathis of Blackvllle, S.
C, P. S. Hay of Wautauga, Ala., and
Jas. S. Upson of Valdosta. Ga., were at
the Ocala House last night.
We have just received a carload
of Cypress Lumber Boards 10 and 12
inches wide 2x4 and 6x6 posts Ail
Good Heart Cypress for fence material.
You can build that fi-nce io we
have just themateiial you've been
Ocala Lumber & Supply Co.
"Everything that Goes Into the Construction of a Building."
Office and Yards:
Coruer Osceola and Henry Streets.
OCALA, . FLORIDA
Rexall Cold Tablets do the work.
Can give you the formula if you like.
23c. the package at the Post Office
Don't forget the great house warm-
iing of the Lake Weir Yacht Club at
Eastlake Friday afternoon and evening.
Are you interested In paper bag
cooking? If so come to us for your
supply of the bags. 25c the pickage
Post Office Drug Store.
JL Can furnish from one setting to one
thousand pure bred Rhode Island Red
eggs ior naicning ai iu per nunarea
Ed Carmichael, Ocala.
O. M. Kelly, C. A. Clark. T. M. Grif
fin, W. A. Maxwell, L. B. Bryan and J
H. Hemming of Jacksonville were at
the Ocala House yesterday.
Mr. Nathan Mayo of Summerfield,
county commissioner-elect from that
district, with his family came up to
day in their automobile.
Parker Lucky Curve Fountain Pens
in any style or shape. A large assort
ment to select from at the Court Phar
When you need a Liniment, use a good
Cnc To Insure beneficial results, get
It is a Pain Relief and Healing Ram Ram-cdy
cdy Ram-cdy That Answers Every
It Is of exceptional power in rheumatic diseases; relieres th
aching joints, relaxes the drawn muscles, restores the strength,
ease and suppleness of youth. It is also effective in healing all
wounds, sores or abrasions of the flesh. It Is a spleadid house household
hold household remedy for man or beast beast-Try
Try beast-Try it for cuts, burns, bruises, old sores, lame back, rheumatism,
neuralgia, sciatica, frost bites, chlllhlains. contracted muscles,
etiff neck. It stops pain and heals quickly.
Price 25c, 50c and $1.00 per Bottle.
B F. BALLARD fRUPRIZTCB ST. LCS3 C3.
To cure Smarting Eyeballa, sore rcy or vvem.
Stephens Bye Salve.
Little Mary Woods was brought in
from Mcintosh this morning to the
sanitarium for an operation for ad-
noids and tonsils.
When in Jacksonville stop with Mrs
E. L. Maloney. at the Girard. No. 11
East Duval street, just off Main. Best
75c. room in the city.
Judge D. S. Williams was going
around today, distributing the firs
copies of the Marion County Fair pre
mium list for 1912.
The Ocala School of Music will close
ts fourth term Thursday, March 23rd.
with two concerts, one in the after
noon at 4 o clock and one at 8:30 p. m.
of the same day. both to be given at
he Temple Theater. Admission is
free. All patrons and friends of the
school and lovers of music are cor cordially
dially cordially invited to attend.
Mary Clayton Connor, Director.
of ours, an iM bachelor, ivh.i lias ieen
trying to suppress th? cimt-x with gas gasoline
oline gasoline says he has put'.o much of that
volatile ilui-1 on his be-1 that every
time he uoes to sleep he dreams that
he has !,u h t an automobile. ye:
when he awakes, behold a bedbtis sit-
i teth on each of his ten toes and eyeth
him with calm contentment, meanwhile
picking his teeth with a hair plucked
from his whiskers.
The late-st remedy is vulcanized rub rubber,
ber, rubber, the only tiling, so it i.s said, tiie
lectularius will not assimilate, affiliate
and chum with. He regards it with
the aversion posesed by the devil
for holy water. One little scrap of
vulcanized rubber under each corner j
of your couch, and the festive huir
seeks other fields and pastures new.
One friend of ours, from whose un ungainly
gainly ungainly form the ruthless cimex pulled
the cover every night, tried the rubber
remedy a year a?o, and behold these
dozen moons he has slept the sleep of
the just with gold fillings in his teeth
and a balance in the bank. Some of our
friends who own autos have sought to
prevent us from giving the boon of
this remedy to suffering humanity, lest
it should raise the price of tires, but
we are a philanthropist, so we are; and
besides we have no automobile. So
here you are. A patch of vulcanized
rubber under each foot of your bed. If
you can't obtain it any other way, cut
it out of your enemy's auto tire while
he is looking the other way.
The cimex is an outlaw, and possi possibly
bly possibly an ingrate, but he has his virtues.
He loves his home and his homefolks.
No matter how far fallen a man may maybe,
be, maybe, the cimex will not shun his society.
Like the dog. he knows his friend': friend':-footstep,
footstep, friend':-footstep, and longs to hear it. A
friend of ours who abideth alone in
the upper story of one of our city's
apartment houses, says that whenever
he is out late, diligently sorting the
spots in a poker deck, lie never goes
home without finding a cimex or two
on their way down stairs to look for
him. So touched is he with this proof
of their attachment that so far he has
not helped to boost the rubber trut.
Miss Mary Connor and her pupils
are busy today rehearsing and making
ready for the two concerts of the
Ocala School of Music at the Temple
tomorrow afternoon and evening. Miss
Connor is a most excellent teacher, and
the concerts that close the terms of
her school are always excellent enter
tainments, much better than some peo people
ple people pay high prices to hear.
Mr. W. M. Martin, one of Ocala's
smart boys at the Georgia Military
Academy, Atlanta, is home for the hol
idays. His sister, Miss Sarah, who at attends
tends attends Washington Seminary near the
same city, will be home Friday.
We have often heard of people who
lived on the coast eating so many fish
they couldn't get their shirts off for
the bones sticking thru their skins.
and we are informed that a member of
our city government Is evidently try
ing to take a short cut to the same
Dr. Montgomery. Mrs. Feaster and
Mrs. Turner of Micanopy and Mr. D. S.
Borland of Fort Myers were in the
city today, arriving this morning in
the doctor's car from Micanopy. They
took dinner at the Ocala House and
left for home in the afternoon.
Miss Veda Wisehart. Mrs. H. S
Chambers' charming guest, will leave
tomorrow morning for her home In
Elen. Ind. She has made many friends
during her short stay here.
Mr. Geo. F. Miles of the government
experiment station, left today for
Washington, where he will report on
his work here. He will then go out to
Texas on business for the Department
of Agriculture, of which he is an of
ficial, and will probably return to
Ocala. accompanied by Mrs. Miles
about June 15th.
Mrs. S. T. Sistrunk and Miss Atkin
son entertained a large number of
their friends Tuesday afternoon in
honor of Misses Sarah McCreery. Jean
Teague and Madge Sims.
You wouldn't think it. but Leo rial-
lard s;ot the best of John Dewey in a
eal. llallard yesterday was long on
strawberries but. as lie baches, was
short on civilized rations. Dewey, as
everybody knows, had sure-enough
stuff to eat in stacks, but was shy of
the luscious berry. Ballard, sniffing
the appetizing odors from Dewey's
kitchen, began to dicker for a square
feed. Dewey, with an eye to pleasing
his customers, and a small rake-off
for himself, offered to give llallard all
he could eat for half a dozen boxes of
berries. Ballard took him up. and took
the tucks out of his waistband; and
that is why Dewev is sad today, while
Ballard looks as well satisfied and
amiable as a boa that has just swal swallowed
lowed swallowed a 16-year-old Senegambian belle.
A fine-looking, symmetrically plump
acquaintance of ours, a traveling man
by profession and a pleasant person
by nature, has lost ten pounds lately.
He says the cause is trouble. We
haven't found out yet who he has been
making trouble for, but we will in a
week or so.
The Elks, the Moose and the Buf
faloes are all names of fraternal or
ders. the members of which do much
good, and incidentally have a good
time. There should be another order
founded for men who work overtime
and seldom have any fiin. It should b
called the Oxen, and if 'lues were light
it could have an immense membership.
Odd Fellows meet tonight.
A BOX IN
OUR SAFE DEPOSIT VAULTS
is the safest ol ail places in which to keep yonr inscrczce
pdici s and elher valuable papers.
THE OCALA NATIONAL BANK
SAFE DEPOSIT VAULTS
are fire, bnrqnlar and moisture proof. Yon can rent a
box it them for as little as $5.00 a year and we know of
no other investment yon can make which will save yen
so much worry, inconvenience and possible loss.
CAPITAL FULLY PAID IX $75000
H D. STOKES. Cashier.
EDWARDS. Pres. CLARENCE CAMP. Vice.. Pr.
And They Do When They
Come to Our Store
W spare no pains in trying to please
them and make them feel at home.
That's the reason all the children like us and as
a result you always see them in our store.
Send a note by them and you will fiud they will
secure the best of attention and you will get just
what vou ordered.
The Drug Store on the Square
Your Chance to
Our Introduction Sale offers un unusual
usual unusual values in all kinds of women's
and men's fine
Come and see the goods we offer
at prices reduced to the lowest limit,
then you'll know that
Your DoMars Go
Seeing is believing; you had better see
OCALA HOUSE BLOCK
Mr. and Mrs. S. L Carter. Jr., H. L
Hutchinson, Frank Evans. G. R. Ellis
J. T. Shands. T. B. Ellis. Jr.. and P. E.
Hatcher of Gainesville were at the
Ocala House yesterday.
Mr. Ernest Amos, state auditor, who
ha3 been in the city the past two days,
looking over the accounts of the coun county,
ty, county, reported all correct and left this
afternoon for Tallahassee.
Yesterday was woman's day at the
Marion county Jail. Four colored ladles
were for belligerency and other mis misdemeanors
demeanors misdemeanors welcomed to its hospitable
Mrs. B. H. Seymour Is expecting a
visit from her mother. Mrs. F. H.
Merck, and her sister and husband. Mr.
and Mrs. T. B. Wiley of Jacksonville,
who will arrive Friday.
jSOLO AWO RtCOMMINOtDBvl
This morning the King's Daughters
packed and sent by express to the gov governor
ernor governor of Louisiana for the benefit of
the flood sufferers. four boxes, one
large barrel of clothing and $30 worth
of provisions in cases.
After you have had a row and life
looks mighty blue, send her a box of
Norrls candy and she'll again love
you. Get It at the Court Pharmacy.
At the meeting of Tulula Lodge last
night Mr. A. Slott was given the in initiatory
itiatory initiatory degree in Odd Fellowship. The
degree team Is doing first-class work
and the members should attend in
large numbers to encourage It.
Mr. Walter E. Bryant, formerly with
Rheinauer. now representing the com
mission house of Cochran & Co.. of
New York, is In the city, a guest of the
All traffic was stopped on Front
street near the depot at Belleview, a
few days ago by five automobiles and 1
sir motorcycles coming together there
at one time. Nobody hurt and all went
away happy. They had been eating
some of that good ice cream at "The
Oasis." Get the habit.
Holeproof hosiery at Fishel's.
Holeproof hosiery at Flshel's.
Dauglas shoes at Flshel's.
Children's dresses at Fishel's.
Men's and boy's suits at Fishel'a.
Sick headache results from a d!h d!h-ordered
ordered d!h-ordered condition of the stomach, and
can be cured by the use of Chamber Chamberlain's
lain's Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets. Try
It. For sale by all dealers.
5 msxm em m
LOOK FOR THE
Ladles" dresses at Flshel's.
I O. IK. TEAPOT
iTwo Phones, 16 and 174
OCALA EVENING STAR, 1VEDXESDAY, MAY 22, 1912
Not being in time for
mary, I have come to the
the earnest solicitation
to become a candidate
furnish the people of
the first prl prl-conclusion
conclusion prl-conclusion (at
of my friends)
from now on to
the Fifth Judicial
Circuit with everything in the line of
Whiskies, Wines and Beers and refer you
to my past record as to my efficiency in
My public records shall always be
open for your inspection and my deputies
as well as myself will always accord you
prompt and courteous treatment, and fur further
ther further promise that whatever stimulation
is needed anywhere in the Circuit, be
that in Marion, Sumter, Citrus, Hernando
or Lake county, such stimulant will be
forwarded the same day the request is re received,
ceived, received, provided, however, proper war warrant
rant warrant accompanies the order.
tangs & Gd
A TALE OF THE OLD
TIMES IX TEXAS
ITS s AUCEH
mml i x
Nobody can do good work wtlh poor tools. A poor
mechanic can do belter work with good tools than a good work workman
man workman eon do with poor tools. So as much or more depends on
the tools as the man; besides good tools save time.
Realizing this as we do, all of our goods of this kind
are cl the best standard makes and fully guaranteed. You can
pay less of course, bat you get cheapness and not satisfaction,
good work or much of anything else
We have a complete stock of augers and bits, and plain
8 and 10 inch rachets and ball bearing braces.
IV2anioini Maipdbvvaiire Co.
I have at my lot
on West Exposition
Street, a large num number
ber number of mules, rang ranging
ing ranging in price from
$50 up per head.
There is in this
drove something to
suit any person for
any purpose desired. Each animal is
guaranteed to be just as represented
and the prices to be as low as can be
had anywhere in the country. Call and
see the mules while you have a large
number to select from.
50 West Exposition St.
(Continued from First Pae)
words, an he reached back."
A grunt from the sheriff was the
only answer. He had heard that story
told so often in these shooting scrapes
that he was prepared for it. It is a
phrase that bobs up eternally In shoot shooting
ing shooting case3 and. with witnesses to sub sub-staniate
staniate sub-staniate it, It means "justifiable homi homicide"
cide" homicide" in the eyes of the majority of
juries in the gun toating districts.
And it was thus that Emmett Foster
died and his murderer was arrested.
When the pockets of the fallen man
were searched, it was found that they
contained no weapon of any kind. But
he had "reached back" so Dune Smith
said, which was taken to prove appar apparent
ent apparent danger for Smith and so Foster
had been sent crashing to meet his
Maker. For this i3 Texas justice.
Every week the red handed are being
turned loose on that same terrific plea.
And so it was that when Emmett
Foster's body was carried out to the
hill to he laid to rest. Dune Smith
stood on the corner watching the sad
little procession go by. and smiled, as
bad men smile. He had been turned
loose within four hours of the time
of his arrest, immediately upon having
a bond signed for this is Texas law.
When Emmett Foster had been laid
away and the little crowd of friends
that had gathered to remove their hats
and listen to the preacher speak the
last words of religion over the remains
of the departed, the widow and little
son of the dead man made their way
back in silence to their sorrowful
horn. While Mrs. Foster had grieved
fearfully over this terrible sorrow, it
was grief that was not permitted to
have outward sway, for such was not
her nature. A few hot tears were all
that she was seen to shed. She in indulged
dulged indulged in no hysterics. Her boy, just
fourteen years old, wept his heart out
for a day and the man who had been
both father and pal. At the grave
side the mind of Mrs. Foster had been
made up; she had arrived at a purpose
and It was not her way to postpone
the issue. She looked at the face of
her dead husband, at her grief-stricken
son, and there was no faltering from
When they entered their home they
refused all company, and for the next
hour, with her boy at her knee, his
yes brave and steady, she unfolded
the plan she had adopted at the grave
side, and he accepted it as the voice
of Providence doubting not the wis wisdom
dom wisdom of its directions.
News travels slowly In the country
districts, but it covers its ground well
and what one person tells all others
will know if it is of sufficient interest
to deserve the repetition.
And so the country side came to
know, within a few months of the
ueatn or bmmett poster, tnat young
Luke Foster, only son of the deceased
was the owner of a double barreled
shotgun that had been his father's
pride, and that he was being steadily
and constantly coached in its use. And
the story went that it was not rabbits
and birds that he practiced on, but
that he shot at tagets of his own de devising,
vising, devising, and that these targets were
most unusually like the shape of the
body of a man.
This news went the rounds in mighty
short time and six months after the
death of Emmett Foster, every man
and woman in the country round knew
that the widow of Emmett Foster was
training young Luke Foster to use a
shotgun. It was the world-old story of
'An eye for an eye, and a tooth for
a tooth," and the Widow Foster was
silently waiting for the day when her
boy would wipe out the blood debt.
Naturally this story came to the
ears of the gun man. Dune Smith.
Strange as it may seem, there are al always
ways always a dozen who will carry news to
a bad man where there is not one who
will do the same for ,a valuable citi citizen.
zen. citizen. Dune Smith laughed at the story,
but it was noticed that there was little
mirth in the laugh. A fifteen-year-old
boy did not look formidable to a
man with several notches on his gun,
and noted for his speed and accuracy
with a pistol. Still, It secretly troubled
him. .He feared no possible prowess
of the boy, but he did fear the spirit
of the Widow Foster. Being a moral
coward, but physically brave, as most
gun men are. the idea of a gun oppo opponent
nent opponent was not dreadful in the least,
even though that opponent might be
ever so formidable. It was the idea
of that lonely woman, sitting silently
in her little home and waiting for her
boy to clean the slate, that secretly
chilled him. He would not have con confessed
fessed confessed it to his friends, but it was
obvious to himself, and bothered him
more than he cared to own.
The Widow Foster was in no hurry.
She kept her boy at his practice, and
kept him always near her, while month
after month slipped by.
It was just a year after the death of
Emmett Foster, and the neighborhood
had practically forgotten the occur occurrence
rence occurrence in the light of more recent vio violent
lent violent affairs in which the .45 played its
usual prominent part, when affairs in
the lives of the principals of this story
reached a sudden focus. Turning a
corner in the village one day, the
Widow Foster collided with a man
coming the opposite way. and as she
reeled and he reached out to catch her,
she saw it was Dune Smith. She
caught her balance and struck up his
hand like a tigeress. He tried to meet
her eye. failed and went hurriedly on
his way. mounted his horse and rode
That evening word was brought to
him that half an hour after the col collision
lision collision on the street corner young Luke
Foster, astride a big family horse and
carrying a double barreled shotgun,
had ridden furiously through all the
village. peering into every public
place, and openly hunting someone.
Who that some one was, no one asked
but every one knew.
Then Dune Smith knew that the time
for waiting had passed. The village
folks must not see a half-grown boy
hunting for him with a shotgun, and
he immediately began his plans, with
no tremor of conscience.
"I can meet the brat and out-shoot
him." he said to himself. "P.ut that
won't do. After getting the old man
these rough-necks hereabouts wouldn't
like to see the boy shot. But, hell.
I can't stay here and dodge him, and
if I meet him I've got to shoot him
to save myself." Then a novel thought
struck him. 'I've got it." he cried
aloud, and began pacing the room ex excitedly;
citedly; excitedly; "If I meet him and let him
shoot first, and then get him. no one
could kick. That's it. I'll let him
It must not be supposed, however,
that Dune Smith intended letting Luke
Foster try a shot at him with a shot shotgun.
gun. shotgun. His plan was deeper than that.
He sent a messenger with word to old
Jim Thiel that he wanted to see him
at once. Twenty years before so
long that few in the community re remembered
membered remembered it Dune Foster had mar
ried Jim Thiel's sister. Smith had
and early death of Thiel's first wife.
and it appeared like an inspiration to
him when he thought of Thiel, for
Thiel worked for Widow Foster's ranch l
Thiel received the message, and came. i
Foster had always bossed him, more
or less, and although Thiel had always j
resented it inwardly, he had usually
taken his orders. To Thiel Smith put
many questions, and received short answers.
"What does that cub mean?" he
"Business." replied Thiel.
"I'm bigger than him; I'll stop him,"
"The Old Master made some men big
and some strong," quoted Thiel; "he
made some little and some big; but
along came Mr. Colt and Mr. Win Winchester,
chester, Winchester, and made them all the same
"You best look out." Thiel advised
him. "That boy's seem' red."
"I'll see him first," retorted Smith
"Take keer he don't see ye first."
warned Thiel, with a glint in his eye.
"He ain't goin' to see me first," said
Smith savagely. "But I'm going to let
him shoot first
The other started.
" an' that's where you come in,"
added the gun man.
"Goin' to let him shoot first? Where
do I come in?" demanded the amazed
"I'm goin to explain that, so hush
your fuss while I make you savy. I'm
goin' to town this afternoon. You be
there when I come, an.' you ride out an'
tell the boy I'm there. Then you take
these two shells," producing them, "and
slip them into his gun. They are the
right gauge, an' they're marked "buck "buckshot."
shot." "buckshot." Then you let him come on to
town, an I'll look after the rest."
"I don't understand you," said Thiel
hesitatingly. "You goin' to let him
shoot you with those buck shot?"
"Fool; I've done took out the shot.
There's nothin but powder in them
shells. Savey now?"
"An what will you do after he
shoots? You aint aimin' to kill that
boy are you? I'd see you in hell first."
"Certainly not," was the reply. "You
know I couldn't afford to do that if I
wanted to. I aim to take his gun away
before he can reload again, and make
him promise not to try it no more.
Then I wont have to fool with him no
"Dune," said Thiel. "I like that boy,
an' I like his poor ma, an' I wouldn't
help hurt a hair of his head. But if
you sure ain't goin' to hurt him none,
I'll fix the gun like you say."
"Course I won't hurt him. Jim." said
the gun man: "but you know I can't
have him runnin' round with a shotgun
lookin" for me all the time. It don't
look right, and it ain't healthy. I want
to teach him a lesson, an' stop this
"All right," replied the apparently
satisfied Thiel; "I'll be in town about
three o'clock. You come in. an" I'll
ride out an' set the boy after you, first
fixin' the gun. But don't hurt that
"Simple jackass," spluttered the gun
man, as he oiled and reloaded his six six-shooter
shooter six-shooter with fresh shells; "Does he
thing I'm goin' to have that tiger cub
doggin' me always? I knew I'd have
to work that lie to get him to fix the
shell?. No one else has a chance to."
"The damned murderer," muttered
Thiel to himself as he rode off. "Don't
he think I can see through him? But
I'll fix the gun, cause I said I would."
And he chuckled: "Yes, by G-d. I'll
fix the gun."
The gun man chafed somewhat as he
stood in the village street exchanging
sundry remarks with acquaintances,
and waiting for the appearance of the
boy. He had seen Thiel ride away
twenty minutes before, and young
Luke Foster was about due if he rode
in as hurriedly as he expected. His
plan looked good. The boy would fire
at him, apparently miss; he would an answer
swer answer the first of the shotgun with one
carefully placed bullet from his pistol,
and the incident would be closed. He
reckoned on the good effect of letting
the boy getting the first shot, to clear
his case, first with the towns people,
and second with the jury. It is the
written and unwritten law of the
Southwest that no man need stand un under
der under deadly fire without returning the
compliment, and not even the most fa fanatic
natic fanatic law and order men (and he curs cursed
ed cursed them savagely to himself for a
bunch of kill-joys) would think of
blaming a man for returning a shot shotgun
gun shotgun attack. While the people would
not like it, they would be forced to
admit it justifiable. The whole thing
would11 be looked upon as a regrettable
but unavoidable tragedy, and would
end there. And besides the gun man
would be held a braver man than ever
before for standing up in the face of
a shotgun fire. So he noped to gain
laurels by the killing of the Foster
No thought of compunction for the
crime he was about to commit even
entered the mind of the six-shooter
man. The belief of many that in a
mans own conscience he finds his in individual
dividual individual Hell stands utterly disproved
with men of this type. Conscience
knows him not. and he lives his life
and dies his death without a twinge of
remorse for the murder committed. The
conception of Poe as to how the mur murderer
derer murderer feels, fails when applied to the
Tt was in this deliberate frame of
mind that Dune Smith waited for young
Suddenly his sidewise glance saw a
horse swing round the corner at a gal gal-lop.
lop. gal-lop. and turn in his direction. This
glance gave details of neither the hors- j
nor rider, but the gun man knew hi--'
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down the man wiio is hit as fairly as
though he were shot through the body.
In the hands of a habitual gun man
like Dune Smith, this is a most for formidable
midable formidable weapon. Instinct told him that
he could put a ball between the eyes
of the boy as he sat back in the sad saddle,
dle, saddle, bringing the gun into range, and
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They saw him aim quick as a flash,
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and presenting his pistol usually all
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The pistol was out of its scabbard,
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