The Ocala evening star


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The Ocala evening star
Uniform Title:
Ocala Evening Star
Alternate Title:
Evening star
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Porter & Harding
Place of Publication:
Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
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Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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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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VOL. 19.
NO. 3.



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Public life is not without Its pleasan pleasantries,
tries, pleasantries, of course, as was instanced re recently
cently recently when Senator Lodge and Col.
Bryan met in the lobby of the Senate,
says the Springfield Republican.
"Hello! Senator," said the Nebras Nebras-kan,
kan, Nebras-kan, shaking the hand of the Mass Massachusetts
achusetts Massachusetts man. "I see we are rivals,"
continued the colonel.
"How so?" asked the senator.
"You are being mentioned as a
mighty good dark horse for the Chi Chicago
cago Chicago convention. You know I have
had mention that way," said Col. Bry Bryan.
an. Bryan. "I am so dark," answered the Sena Senator,
tor, Senator, "that I am mentioned only in Lon London.
don. London. But I tell you, your chances for
being nominated at Chicago are bet better
ter better than mine." Both men laughed.
"But there's one thing about this
republican fight that I do not like,"
said the colonel. "They are standard standardizing
izing standardizing me in no flattering manner. The
Roosevelt people say that they will
vote for Bryan before they will vote
for Taft and the Taft people say they
will vote for Bryan before they will
vote for Roosevelt. Now that is not
the kind of a standard I'd like to be."
"It might be one way of getting
elected," replied Senator Lodge with a
fine thrust.
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Mrs. Jinks, says an exchange, was
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husband entered the room.
"Say, Em'ly," he began, "why
you do your hair the way you
"Why don't you?" retorted
The new and handsome store
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Possession at once, and can be
up according to needs of tenant.
pi to Ocala Lumber & Supply Co.
Mrs. R. L. Anderson has kindly of offered
fered offered five dollars for the benefit of the
King's Daughters by any one of its
members for a name for their beautiful
home and place, suggestive of Its loca location
tion location and surroundings, if used and
adopted. Every member is urged to
try for this money as it is for a char charitable
itable charitable purpose. Please send name for
home with member's name attached,
which will be afterwards sent to Mrs.
Anderson only by number. All names
may be sent to Mrs. Blttinger, 81
South Fourth street, before June 6th.
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A .Nature Story that Would Paralyse
lioth Seton, ThompKon and
Teddy Rooweveit.
(Wallace Chadman in Tampa Times)
Punta Gorda, Fla.. May 30. Flau-
bert Marcy, a wealthy grove
who lives in the vicinity of Alligator

creek, got up early yesterday morning street to the Statehouse. Two things
and with a rod and tackle and a well ': will happen that morning: ihe Gov Gov-filled
filled Gov-filled lunch basket went off on a fish- j ernor of Indiana will be late at his of of-Ing
Ing of-Ing trip to Peace river. He returned j fice; and when he does get there he
yesterday eVening minus his Tod, withwi11 hav a fine supply of pins stuck

an Amntv iinch hajU-pt. without anv
fish "but from his belt hung a couple
of the largest buck rabbits ever seen
in township 41 south.
Just as Marcy reached his home he
was met by a game warden who placed
him under arrest for trapping rabbits
out of season, as. the rabbits bore no
gunshot wounds or other marks of
On the witness stand this morning
before Squire McLain Marcy related
how he came into possession of the
rabbits. Everybody was curious to
know whether or not he had caught
them with his hook and tackle as he
carried no other weapon, offensive or
defensive, when he started on his fish fishing
ing fishing excursion the day before.
"Your honor," began Marcy, "It was
the funniest trip I ever went on in my
life. I went up the creek and thought
I'd try my luck in the bay opposite
Cleveland, and as I had worked up
a pretty good appetite by the time
I got there I ate some of the lunch
my wife had put up for me before I
tried my new steel tackle. Now you
know, judge, my wife can make the
best apple dumplings of any woman
in the county and she is pretty gen generous
erous generous with the brandy sauce she pours
over them. Well, I am satisfied she
must have put two quarts on those
dumplings and I tried a generous por portion
tion portion of it before I put out my hook.
Before that I had rowed ashore near
the old pier and sat down in the shade
of the mangroves, leaving the line
float from the end of the boat.
"I must have fallen asleep because
when I awoke my tackle was gone,
and so were my dumplings and brandy
sauce. I had left the basket open. I
looked around for my tackle and my
lunch and to my surprise I saw the
tackle speeding around the bay in
a circle at a terrific rate.
"Then I heard a peculiar noise be behind
hind behind me and turning around I saw
two of the largest rabbits I ever saw
about forty feet apart and running
toward each other head down, like
two butting billy goats fighting. They
met half way head on with such aw aw-fu
fu aw-fu force that they were thrown on
their backs till they fairly cracked.
They lay that way for a second or
two, and then got up and returned for
another charge. Well, judge, they
charged each other that way for over
ten minutes before I looked around to
see whether my tackle was still on
the bay, it surely was, going round
and round at a greater speed than
when I frist discovered it.
"I went down to the water's edge
to see if I could catch it as it came
by, and waded out in my rubber boots
to my knees, where I succeeded in
grabbing it as it came near the place
where I was standing. I got a good
hold on the tackle and feeling sure I
had a twenty pounder of some kind
of fish on the other end, you can
judge my surprise to see a big wild
duck come to the surface at the end
of the line and flap his wings and hiss
like a goose.
"I was taken so aback at my unex unexpected
pected unexpected discovery that I dropped the
rod and the duck, feeling free again,
flew straight up in the air with my
hook, the line and tackle danglin;?
from it. It flew over the tree tops an!
that was the last I saw of my fishing
"I then returned to my lunch bas basket,
ket, basket, doubting whether I was dream dreaming
ing dreaming or awake. The rabbits were still
fighting viciously. I lit my pipe, sat
down to take a smoke and watched
them battle for over an hour and a
half. They became weaker and weak weaker,
er, weaker, their charges grew less frequent,
and finally they couldn't move any
more. I went over to where they lay
and picked them up. got my empty
lunch basket, came to town and was
The squire sat in deep thought for
a while, and then asked if there was a
doctor in court. Doctor Whidden of
the sanitorium arose from the au-11-enee.
The squire asked him what he
thought of the testimony just given by
Mr. Marcy. The doctor said he knew
Mr. Marcy to be a truthful man. In
fact, he said. he could corroborate
Marcy's story about the duck even
though he hd not witnessed the af affair.
fair. affair. Early on that morning one of the
doctor's boys had brought in a half half-dead
dead half-dead duck with a fish hook imbedded
in its beak, to which was attached
just such a tackle as that described
by Marcy. The doctor had removed
the hook and the duck was not much
the worse for its experience.
"What do you think of thee billy billy-goat
goat billy-goat rabbits Mr. Marcy testified
about?" asked the squire.
The doctor said the rabbits had in indulged
dulged indulged too sreedily in Marcy's apple
sauce, ha-1 r-laye-i awhile and
,hv(..1 a ifhila and then
pot to fiarhting-, was usual in such
The squire seemed somewhat in
credulous and again lapsed into deep

meditation. The law points involved the rabbit fight was another question,
were sufficient to muddle the brain of The wise squire finally dismissed
a supreme court. Marcy had not killed, Mr. Marcy and calling1 him aside asked
the rabbits, as was evident, yet he hadjhim to have Mrs. Marcy send him up
them in his possession. To order himja sample of her apple dumplings. This
to carry them back to the place where iilr. Marcy cheerfully promised to do.

mill of ii

An Interesting Article on Governor
Marshall, Who May he Our
Next President
(Saturday Evening Post)
Some bright morning an Indianapolis
i'g will start at the Monument with
a paper of pins and drop a pin each
ten feet all the wav west on Market
, ucura l li me- ia .ci? ui m tuau
It was once the fad to have great
men tell of "poems that has helped
me." If anybody ever asked Thomas
R. Marshall what poem helped him he
See a pin and pick it up
All day long you'll have good luck.
That is his favorite poem and the
practice of its precept is his favorite
diversion. Of course he always throws
a pinch of salt over his left shoulder
when, he spills any; and he will walk
round a block to avoid passing a black
cat; and he never passed under a lad ladder
der ladder In his life; and he wouldn't cross
the street through a funeral posses possession;
sion; possession; and he raps wood when he boasts
a little; and he couldn't be induced
to sit at a table with twelve others
and a few other little things; but he
pins his faith mostly on the pins. Not
one escapes his vigilant eye or his
vigilant fingers. Mrs. Marshall rarely
has to buy any for household use, and
there Is always a supply on the Gov Governor's
ernor's Governor's desk at the Statehouse.
You can see him almost any morning
in Indianapolis, walking slowly down
Market Street toward the Statehouse.
He Is calm and Serene and small; mild,
quiet, simple and old-fashioned. His
hair is gray and so is his mus mustache.
tache. mustache. His clothes are gray and so is
his tie. He has a cigar tucked be beneath
neath beneath the mustache and his gray Fe Fedora
dora Fedora hat shades his gray eyes. When
he gets to the Statehouse he always
goes in by the eastern entrance. It
would be bad luck oh, fearfully bad
luck! to go in by any other entrance
than the eastern one. You understand
that, of course.
A man might be marred considera considerably,
bly, considerably, in a political manner of speaking,
by having the slighting "Little" tacked
on to his name; but the Governor's
Wabash County friends call him Little
Tommy Marshall; and they do it so
pleasantly and so respectfully that the
title seems to fit him perfectly and to
mean just what it does mean affec
tion instead of reproach. For the Gov Governor
ernor Governor is a little man a slender, short,
wiry, mild little chap, serene as a May
morning, but with all his serenity, as
alive to conditions and as fixed in his
purposes and as set in his motives as
can be imagined.' He knows what he
wants to do, and does it. He moves
along in his own way and -makes no
excuses. He understands the people
and the people understand him
He was a lawyer up in Columbia
City and practiced there from 1876.
One day, in 1908. some of his neighbors
came in and said:
"Tom, the boys out in this district
have indorsed you for governor, and
we've come to tell you about it and
pledge your support."
"Seems to me," replied Marshall,
"you'd have done a blamed sight better
if you'd indorsed my partner; but I
suppose we'll have to go out and get
it now." Then he rapped on wood,
picked up a pin, waited for the red red-haired
haired red-haired girl to pass after the white horse
had gone along, and resumed the busi business
ness business in hand, which of course was the
patching up of some line-fence diffi difficulty.
culty. difficulty. 'Whatever I To Be Will He."
The movement spread. There was a
nominated him
'for governor; so he shoved back his
chair, fixed his papers in orderly piles,
went down to the store and bought a
new gray sack suit, laid in a few boxes
of cigars and went home.
"Well, mamma," he said to his wife.
"I guess we'd better be moving about
a bit."
They bade the neighbors goodby and
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas R. Marshall went
campaigning. They traveled round the
State for three months. Mrs. Marshall
attended every meeting. Also, she at attended
tended attended to a lot of politicians who tried
to "get to" Marshall.
They crossed and crisscrossed the
State. Marshall made many speeches.
He told his hearers where he stood
personally and as a party man. He toll
them he knew they couldn't vote for
him conscientiously unless they be believed
lieved believed he stood for the principles of
the Democratic party and he didn't
ask them to. He moved round mildly
and serenely. He attended no confer conferences,
ences, conferences, wrote no letters and did little
handshaking, cigar-passing or baby baby-kissing.
kissing. baby-kissing. He said what he stood for.
quietly and without excitement, and
then he went back to Columbia City
and opened the law office asrain.
The party leaders were in a fearful
stew. They didn't understand Marshall,
though he understood them. The State
Central Committee held grand lodges
of sorrow every night over lo-t oppor-
$ tunnies anu ji.ue luimtij .ii-.isw
I sat up modestly at Columbia City and
! arbitrated for the neighbors:, and smil-
he ha.l found them would not seem to
be a legal or equitable decision.
Whether Marcy should have stopped

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ed and waited. He was elected. The
Indiana people gave him nearly fifteen
thousand majority over Representa Representative
tive Representative Watson; in 104 they had gone the
other way by eighty-five thousand.
One of Mrs. Marshall's culinary spe specialties
cialties specialties is buckwheat cakes. They had
them one morning that winter. Tommy
ate about seven, then he pushed back
his chair and sighed: "Well, mamma,
we-vfc got to 2ii down to Indianapolis
now and begin being governor!"
So they went. The party leaders
were there ahead of him with "de "demand.
mand. "demand. Little Tommy looked at them
quizzically, picked up a pin and said:
"Hoys, it seems to me that I'm the
one who was elected Governor. Any Anyhow,
how, Anyhow, I've just been sworn in, and I
guess I'll try my hand at it."
He did. He made the peculiar an announcement
nouncement announcement that the Governor of In Indiana,
diana, Indiana, as he looked at the job, was the
Governor of Indiana and all the people
in it not a party governor, or a parti partisan
san partisan governor, or a governor of only
par: of the people.
"Hut you are a Democrat!" wailed
! the party leaders.
j "I am." assented the Governor calm calmly,
ly, calmly, "and I intend to contiue as a Demo Democrat.
crat. Democrat. However, that does not make me
; any the less an Indianian." Whereup-
i on he picked up a pin!
So he continued; and not so long. ago
the Democrats of the State elected
their delegates to the national con convention
vention convention at Baltimore and instructed
them for Governor Marshall as Indi Indiana's
ana's Indiana's choice for the Democratic nomi nomination
nation nomination for president. That night the
Is, and whatever is Ls right." So he
to miss a black cat by half a block
when he was walking home.
His serenity is marvelous. Nothing

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Ocala. Fla,
ns Give an Estimate on Your
worries or vexes or fusses him. This
is his philosophy: "What i3 to be will
be. What you or I may do will neither
prevent nor promote It. Whatever is
is, and whatever Is is right." So he
said nothing when, they indorsed him
for president, for his life has been ord ordered
ered ordered along the lines of that belief.
They crticise him and he smiles
and it never touches him! They praise
him and he smiles again and picks
up a pin! Either he is to be nominated
by the Democrats at Baltimore or he
is not. There's no use worrying and
he doesn't worry.
Governor Marshall is an odd com combination.
bination. combination. When you laugh at him for
avoiding the black cat he chides you
gently: "You mustn't laugh at my frail frailties.
ties. frailties. They do no one harm. They help
me a lot."
He was married when he was forty forty-two
two forty-two after his mother died. It is said
of him that he was never separated
from his mother overnight while she
was alive, and that he has never been
separated overnight from Mrs. Marshall
in the sixteen years they have been
married. There is a deep and abiding
sentiment In this; but also, there is a
quivery little fear on the Governor's
part that "something will happen" if
a stress of circumstances should sepa separate
rate separate him from Mrs. Marshall overnight.
Still, the Governor Is as -unobtrusive
about his little peculiarities as he is
about his manifest virtues. He always
picks up his pins in a modest even
diffident way; but he always picks
them up! And when fie throws his pinch
of salt over his left shoulder he al always
ways always makes sure it will not hit any
person in the eye.
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Bittinger & Carroll Proprietors Proprietors-It.
It. Proprietors-It. R. Carroll, Business Jlanager.

J. H. Benjamin, Editor.

and he and Rosa had five children, the
oldest of whom is about eight years.
A year and a half ago twins were born
to them. Besides Mrs. McNeill, there is
another sister, Mr3. Jones, of Cler-


Mrs. Hough was buried late Sunday
afternoon, the whole village of Cler Clermont,
mont, Clermont, where she was held in great
esteem, attending the ceremony.


As the parties to the recent terrible
event at Clermont are well known to
many people In Marion county, the
following will be of considerable In Interest
terest Interest to our people:
Tavares. June 4. A. V. Hough is in
jail here, charged with the murder of
his wife, Mrs. Rose Hough, which oc occurred
curred occurred at Clermont, this county, late
Saturday afternoon. Hough does not
deny the crime. Alleged unreasonable
Jealousy on the part of the man, who
was drunk at the time of the murder,
is supposed to have actuated the crime,
which was one of the most brutal In
the history of the state. Mrs. Hough
was killed as she sat at her sewing
machine, and their six-year-old son,
Richard, was a witness of the tragedy.
When his father is arraigned to an answer
swer answer to the charge of murder the lit little
tle little lad will be the main witness.
Hough, crazed with liquor and dope,
entertained a suspicion of Doctor
Banker, who had been attending the
family, but his mind was by no means
clear on the point, because, after the
shooting, he said he knew his wife
was Innocent.
Hough had made repeated threats
against the entire Crenshaw (his
wife's) family. He went to Orlando
Friday, It is said for the express pur purpose
pose purpose of killing Mr. McNeill. Mr. Mc McNeill
Neill McNeill said he wasn't afraid of him and
drove him around town for an hour
or more.
Hough's own brother Is said to have
told his friends that he was afraid of
him, and refused to Interfere in his
numerous difficulties.
The tragedy of Saturday came as a
climax to a long period of matrimo matrimonial
nial matrimonial Infelicity, which had grown acute
during the past three months. Hough
had been out of work for that length
of time, and had been drinking inces incessantly.
santly. incessantly. It was said that he had been
drunk for six weeks. His wife had
threatened to leave him.
Recently, three of the children, of
which there are five, became 111 with
measles, and Dr. Banker was sum summoned
moned summoned to the house. He made several
professional visits, and ,. Hough con conceived
ceived conceived a violent dislike for him. Sat Saturday
urday Saturday afternoon his insane rage got
the upper hand of him, and he walk walked
ed walked into the room In which his wife
, was sitting sewing, and without warn warning
ing warning pulled a revolver and fired a shot
point blank at her.
Shot Her Three Times
He was standing so close to her that
the powder burnt Into her arm, the
bullet entering her shoulder. airs.
Hough sprang up with a scream and
called loudly for Phillips, the o4d
family servant. Little Richard, amaz amazed,
ed, amazed, crouched against the wall, and
saw his mother try to run for the
door by his father; he saw his father
raise the pistol again, and three shots
rang out. Every bullet took effect, and
the woman fell to the floor with a
Mrs. Crenshaw, Mrs. Hough's mother,
who has been an invalid for seven
years, got out of bed and with the aid
of crutches, came downstairs. Phillips
came running in from the yard. Hough
was seen standing over the body of
his wife, examining his gun which he
had emptied of cartridges.
Mrs. Crenshaw said to him: "You
have killed her, I suppose you are
Phillips, the negress, lifted her mis mistress
tress mistress tenderly and laid the body on a
couch. Little Richard, crying, ran out
into the yard. Hough calmly put the
pistol into his pocket and walked over
to the village and secured some more
cartridges. When he had safely re reloaded
loaded reloaded his pistol he announced to the
astonished villagers that he had just
killed his wife.
FoaKht Off Sheriff
He returned to the house and for
two hours kept the sheriff and his
deputies at bay by brandishing his
pistol and threatening to 'kill anybody
who approached him. At 4 o'clock he
Immediately after the murder Mr.
McNeill, who was in Orlando, was no notified,
tified, notified, and left immediately for Cler Clermont,
mont, Clermont, with S. H. Kilgore. an old fam family
ily family friend, and Sheriff Kirkwood. Tom
Abernethy drove the car.
At Winter Garden the party met the
county sheriff with his prisoner who
was being taken to Tavares.
Following is Mr. Kilgore's account
of meeting with Hough:
Hough's Statement
"I talked with Hough three quarters
of an hour at Winter Garden," said
Mr. Kilgore. "He appeared to be per perfectly
fectly perfectly calm, and one who did not know
him would never have been able to tell
that he had been drinking. He said he
had killed his wife because he believ believed
ed believed Dr. Banker was trying to break up
his family.
"'But,' he said, I know she is inno innocent
cent innocent of any such thought.' 'Then why
did you kill her.' I inquired. 'I did it
on my nerve,' said Hough.
"I have known Rosa Crenshaw ever
since she was a baby." Mr. Kilgore
said, "and she was one of the sweetest,
purest, finest women in the world. She
was only a child when she married
Hough. She has been married about
nine years and she was only twenty twenty-six
six twenty-six when she was killed. The whole
Crenshaw family objected to the mar marriage
riage marriage and Mr. Crenshaw, who is now
dead, refused to attend the wedding.
"Hough has always been a worthless
drunkard. He has spent ten thousand
dollars of his wife's family money.
They started him In the grocery busi business
ness business with a stock worth $3,500, and
within a month he was ordering liquor
in cases. He failed in the grocery
store, and then they established him in
the turpentine business. He failed at
that. For the past three or four
months he has been idle, and drinking
heavily. Rosa told him some time ago
she would not be able to put up with
his conduct and that he would have to
leave. Then came the incident of his
hatred of Dr. Banker, a suspicion that
was as Insane as the man's mind.
"Hough Is thirty-eight years old.


01 Lffll

City Council Last .Night Held a Long
and Arduous Sewwlon
The city council met last night at
the council chambers with all mem-

; bers present, namely: President R. R.
! Carroll; President Pro Tern J. H. Tav-

The Lakeland Telegram takes a
very reasonable view of the election
of Claude L'Engle. The Telegram
espoused the cause of Toomer in the
second primary campaign, but it says
the people having declared for
L'Engle. the paper will watch his
career in office with much interest
and treat him with absolute fairness.
It hopes to see him prove as long on
performance as he has been on prom promise
ise promise and that he will "demonstrate his
sincerity and ability to serve the
There Is no doubt of L'Engle's abil ability,
ity, ability, if he will only apply it in the
right direction. He is capable of
making the State an excellent Repre Representative
sentative Representative if he will get over some of
his foolish ideas and attend strictly
to business. If he attempts to pro project
ject project himself into national affairs as a
great reformer and to assume the
"holler than thou" attitude, which has
characterized his political perform performances
ances performances in Florida, he will destroy his
opportunities for usefulness at the
capital. On the other hand, if he
will take his place among the men
of dignity and Industry who are rep representing
resenting representing this State and other States
in Congress, he will have ample op opportunity
portunity opportunity to show his ability and to
become a very useful representative
of his people. These are the sort of
men who rise to the leading places in
Congress as well as In other public
spheres of action.
L'Engle has used his peculiar
methods and opinions to' advantage
In his various candidacies for office
and It may be, now that he has "land "landed,"
ed," "landed," that he will pursue another
course. If he expects to succeed him himself
self himself In congress, he will have to
prove himself an efficient and prac practical
tical practical Representative and not spend
his time chasing imaginary evils.
With the large following he has in
Florida, he can become one of the big
men of the State and Invincible In
politics, if he "finds himself" as it
were, and becomes a worker rather
than a dreamer. Tampa Tribune.
We doubt that Mr. L'Engle needs any
of this advice. However, in offering
it, the Tribune shows a more honora honorable
ble honorable and kindly spirit than some of its
contemporaries, who are not willing to
wait until Mr. L'Engle has been tried
before passing judgment on him.

lor; Councilmen Tydings
lor, Livingston, Fausett,

Weihe and Carmiehael.
Minutes of last session read and

Duval, Tay-Helvenston,



Fire Chief H. S. Chambers stated
that the state law made it his duty to
inspect all hotels and boardiner houe

jof two stories or more anniiaiu- oi

see that they were provided with
proper rope fire escapes, one to each
room, and wished to know what he
should do in the matter. The council
stated that as it was the law he should
do his duty, as it had no jurisdiction

: in me premises. 'nief Chambers also
I stated that he had inspected some new
I cottages and in his iud

'and chimneys were not in accordance!
jwith the insurance regulations. He'
was instructed to condemn them if in

ins judgment tney were not properly
Citizen in the northern part of the
city want a street opened by having
crossings made at the railroad, tc

(Matter was referred to the street com com-jmittee.
jmittee. com-jmittee. A communication was read from a
northern banking firm which is verv

anxious to purchase our waterworks
bonds. Same was filed for informa information.
tion. information. Arbitrators on the Water Works
While the council was in session a
telegram was brought in from Mr. H.
T. Powell, president of the Macon
Savings Bank, and representing the
security holders of the Ocala Water
Company's bonds. stating that the
company named Mr. Nisbet Wingfield
of Augusta, as the company's engineer
to arbitrate the price of the Ocala Wa Water
ter Water Company's plant, and asking the
city to name its engineer. On motion
Mr. W. W. Jackson of Columbus, Ohio,
was named as the engineer to repre represent
sent represent Ocala. in appraising the value of
the plant, and Mr. Arthur Pugh of At Atlanta,
lanta, Atlanta, as a second choice, in case Mr.
Jackson could not serve.
Woman' Club Lease
Mr. R. L. Anderson appeared and
discussed the matter of the lease or
contract that it was proposed to enter
into between the council and Woman's
Club. After some discussion it was

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A recent article in the Times-Union
jails attention to the almost forgotten

i fact that the terrible consequences of

the General Slocum accident were due
to greater carelessness and disregard
of law than the sinking of the Titanic.
Suppose every big paper like the
Times-Union devoted a part of its
space every day to exposing and de denouncing
nouncing denouncing the violations of law that
render the lives of the people so un unsafe,
safe, unsafe, how long before most if not all
of them would be corrected. The Star
would like its big contemporary to set
the fashion and would gladly hold up
Its hands. x

axO Six? Q tmQoD

(to UMh Ufttete (too msm Odd dfusft)

Two Phones, 16 and 174


annual report, which is as

made his

Ocala. Fla., June 1st, 1912.
To the Honorable City Council, Ocala,
Gentlemen: I beg to submit the fol following
lowing following report for the electric light de department
partment department for the year, from June 1st,
1H11. to May 31, 1912:
Total maintenance cost, $13700.78;
total extension and improvements,
$2978.10; total output of plant in K. W.
II.. 560559; coet per K W. H.. .0297:

j average per 24 hours in K. W. H..
1531.85: average rter hour in K. W TT

agreed that the city attorney and Mr. j63.81; net gain in new subscribers, 79;

With the i fntul n 11 rn Kor. of cnhcxriVro 17

A newspaper well posted on Interna International
tional International affairs calls attention to the
fact that Germany is trying to secure
the Danish West Indies, the sale of
which to the United States was pre prevented
vented prevented .by German diplomacy some
years ago. The Monroe doctrine does
not cover these islands but the United
States will hardly allow them to pass
into the hands of Germany without a
protest; that is, unless some mollycod mollycoddle
dle mollycoddle happens to be president.

The Ocala Banner hits the nail
squarely upon the head when it says
the difference between the supporters

iof Woodrow Wilson and the supporters

of the other presidential candidates is
that Wilson's friends are trying to get

hlm nominated and the-others are try try-'
' try-' ing" to keep Wilson from getting noml-

inated. Pensacola Journal.
I The Journal paragrapher and one of

his brown-eyed friends must have had
too much gopher gumbo Sunday night.


With President Gomez calling upon
the Cuban Congress to suspend the
constitutional guarantee, and leave it
with him as to whether such suspen suspension
sion suspension shall be over the entire country or
in only such parts as he deems nec necessary,
essary, necessary, the people of the island realize
that conditions are worse than was at
first supposed. While there have been
no uprisings reported outside of
Oriente province, which is in the east eastern
ern eastern end of the island, the fact that the
president deems It necessary to sus suspend
pend suspend the constitutional guarantee is
regarded as positive proof that condi conditions
tions conditions are bad.


Tomorrow will be a great day at
Burbank and in fact all along the route
of the Ocala Northern Railway from
Ocala to Palatka. Excursion trains
will be run from this city to Burbank
and from Palatka to Burbank. Tickets
will be good to return on any train of
tomorrow or next day to either end or
wayside stations on the road. The
Metropolitan Band of this city, one of
the finest musical organizations in the
sfate, will go to Burbank and supply
the music for the occasion. Many
Ocala people will go out and spend the
day there.

Anderson were to meet

finance committee, Messrs. Tydings.
Taylor and Helvenston. at 3 o'clock
this afternoon, at the city hall to for formulate
mulate formulate such lease and contract.
Give Water Company Another Chance
Mr. Anderson also discussed the sale
of the water company to the city, he
being local counsel for the security
holders' committee. While in no wise
affecting or delaying the arbitration
proceedings, Mr. Anderson was asked
to write his committee today and ask
if it wished to make the city another
price, and if so, to name the very low lowest
est lowest price it would be willing to sell at
without arbitration.
An ordinance was introduced by Mr.
Helvenston regulating signs and awn awnings
ings awnings in the city, read and referred to
the judiciary committee.
The bill of $1200 for the new auto automobile
mobile automobile for the chemical engine was
paid to Mr. A. G. Gates, the agent for
the E. M. F. cars. Councilmen Weihe
and Helvenston censured the commit committee
tee committee and others of the council who had
obligated themselves to buy the car
before the matter was passed on in
open council. Councilmen Weihe. Hel Helvenston
venston Helvenston and Livingston voted against
the bill, and the other six for it.
All of the bills were read in detail
and those properly approve! were or ordered
dered ordered paid.
Rill of George Giles & Co. for con constructing
structing constructing a covered concrete sewer
thru their lot. was referred to the city
engineer to measure the work and es estimate
timate estimate its cost.
The bill of Dr. Xews-om for exam-'na-tion
in the case of Mrs. Goin vs the
city for damages, was paid.
Property owners on West Exposition
street: having recently petitioned the
esuncil to extend the brick paving
two blocks further on said street, the
city attorney was instructed to draft
an ordinance to carry the matter into
effect and to have said two blocks
paved with brick or other suitable ma material.
terial. material. An ordinance having hen passed
several weeks aeo to pave Fort, Kins
avenue with vitrified brick, the clerk

was instructed to prepair an adver advertisement
tisement advertisement for bids for doing such pav paving.
ing. paving. Mr. Taylor introduced a resolution
governing and controlling the new au

tomobile for the chemical engine m

the fire department. Or. Tydinsrs re resented
sented resented the Interference with the duties
of the fire committee. The resolution
was finally adopted on rol! call, with a
few chantres.
The millage for the year was fixed
at fifteen mills on the assessed dollar
of valuation, the same as heretofore.
Mr. Helvenston. of the special com committee
mittee committee to handle the drainage mat matters
ters matters on East Fort King avenue, re reported
ported reported that the committee had reme remedied
died remedied the trouble temporarily.

The above includes cost of outside
maintenance and cost of manufacture,
depreciation and interest not being
Referring to collections you will
note a total of $35886.46 for the year.
Amounts of uncollected electric lighl
bills is about $200, most of which is
for material and will be collected, this
being" about one-half of one per cent

The following is a table
tions and expenditures:

of collec-

Collections Lighting Exp'tures
June. . :$3051.40 $494.57 $1435.77
July -S074.61 509.66 2018.40
Aug 2586.79 442.50 2061.53
Sept 2872.37 447.55 1355.95
Oct :2554.36 499.55 1323.18
Nov 3679.06 499.55 2105.58
Dec 2593.02 403.68 2048.64
Jan 3591,44 403.68 1940.38
Feb 2649.58 434.13 1986.40
Mar 3752.83 434.13 2323.70
Apr 2500.34 338.06 1400.39
May 2980.66 435.93 1661.12
Totals. .$35886.46 $5442.89 $21661.04

Total earnings
June 1st, 1912, is

for the year ending l

$14225.42. Substract-

ing the street lighting, which is free,
leaves a balance of $8782.53.
The total collections since November,
1911, when rate was cut to 8c. per K.

. H., less street lighting, amounts to i

$18797.77, figured at 10c. per K. W. H.,
the old rate, shows a saving to the
subscribers of $4699.44, not including
the cut in minimum rate from $2 to
I submit a statement of collections
and expenditures for the previous year
ending May, 1911, when rate was 10c.
per K. V. H. Total collections, $33. $33.-794.70
794.70 $33.-794.70 and a total expenditure of $28, $28,-422.31.
422.31. $28,-422.31. This shows an earning of
$5372.3! against an earning of $14, $14,-225.42
225.42 $14,-225.42 for year ending May, 1912,
showing a gain over last year's busi business
ness business of $8,853.03. with the rate at Sc.
against a rate of 10c. per K. W. II.
The above includes r.H-3.31 for new
boilers bought and installed at plant

j complete for the year ending May. 1911.

Also $2000 for new meters and trans transformers
formers transformers installed on .system for year
ending May. 1912. The two above
items being subtracted from mainte maintenance
nance maintenance for both years will find a bal balance
ance balance of $5659.73 in favor of the year
ending May. 1912. J. C. Caldwell.
Supt. of Electric Light Plant.
The council adjourned at 11:30.

Following are fast a Few of the Thousands of
Articles Carried in oar Great Furniture, Hardware,
House Furnishing and General SuppTy Store. Come
in and look the stock over, you will find many
things you want.
For the Office
Roll and Flat Top Desks, Typewriter Desks, Stenographer's
Desks, Office Chairs, Stools, Sofas, Etc
For the Dining Room
Handsome Round or Sqaare Extension Tables, Dining Chairs,
Rugs, Sideboards and Chiffoniers, BouiTets, China Closets, China
Dinner Sets, Lamps, Fine Table Linen, Etc.
Parlor Furniture
Handsome Mahogany, Oak, Willow or Mission Chairs, Straight
Backed or Rockers, Tables, Sofas, Lamps, Rugs and Carpets, Pic Pictures.
tures. Pictures. Bedroom Furniture
Beautiful Dressers and Wash Stands in Golden Oak, Birdseye
Maple or Mahogany. Beautiful Iron and Brass Beds in over Fifty
Different Varieties and Prices. Rugs and .Mattings, Chiffoniers ad
Wardrobes, Toilet Sets, Blankets, Comforts and Linens.
For The Pantry and Kitchen
Handsome Refrigerators and Ice Chests in Several Different
Makes and Styles and any Size or Price Desired. Stoves and Ranges
in Either Wood or Oil Burners. Kitchen Cabinets and Tables.
Hardware Department
Anything Desired in Silverware for the Table, Cutlery and
Sissors in our Hardware Department; Shotguns, Rifles and Ammu Ammunition;
nition; Ammunition; Fire Sets, Screens and Irons, Etc.
Carriage and Harness Dept.
Buggies, Carriages and Wagons for all Purposes, Harness, Sad Sad-Domestic
Domestic Sad-Domestic and Imported, Art Squares, Mattings, Etc., in the Coutnry.
dies, Ivip Robes, Whips and Everything for the Horse or Vehicle.
PHONE 47 North Magnolia St. OCALA, FLA.


j President Taft was given Ohio's six i
delegates at large, the state republican
j convention at Columbus voting in his J
i favor. The vote stood M'.'O1-.. for Taft
to SSa for Roosevelt Victory fori
jTaft was foreshadowed as early as j
! Mondav afternoon, when it became evi-


Tbe Drotn Impulse Tire Pomp naves lime, money, labor, lame
back and strong language. Br Imply removing; a spark ping; and at attaching
taching attaching pump connection it Immediately fills' your tires with pure, fresk
air with power from tbe engine of your auto. Most wonderful laven laven-tlon
tlon laven-tlon of tbe age. 'o experiment. Sat Infection guaranteed. We are Fl or-'
Ida state agents. Let us hare your order novr. Price complete, 915.

! The matter of the citv draining into

t. ,h ient that his friends outnumbered the

'street committee, with Mr. Fausett to j
'act in Mr. Taylor's place. j
i In the matter of the drain through S

Mr Mc.tet-r"
street comm:tt
tiitureri on the

t a i n i n walls I

w t n

e w a in
e ... --

works lot. the

ructed to uet
building re-


Roosevelt adherents. It was made a j
certainty at noon Tuesday when by a
vote of 3&3 to 3."M2 the majority re- ;
port of the resolutions committee, j
which was favorable to Taft, was ;

drain and report

Let's all quit kickln' our Claude
aroun. Lets give him a chance and
every chance to make good. It is
much better to see him do good work
in Congress than have the doubtful
satisfaction of saying. "I told you so."
Lakeland Telegram.

r :

on n-; i.
omrnitte- was instructed
thi same drain when it
Mr. t'armichaers prop prop-Maunolia
Maunolia prop-Maunolia and Orange

There Is one medicine that every
family should be provided with and es especially
pecially especially during the summer months,
via: Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy. It Is almost cer certain
tain certain to be needed. It costs bat a quar quarter.
ter. quarter. Can you afford to be without it?
For sale by all dealers.

I same to the
i The street
; to look after
! passed along
; erty between

; The horse that has he
j the chemical waaon wa waled
led waled over to the sanitary
help out with the heavy

ing of trash and garbage.
' On request of Mr. Weihe.
: officer was ordered placed

Kvery one in Ocala knows and rs- ;
speets the contractor and builder. Levi ;
Alexander, and his worthy family.

Thev hav


sued the following invi invi-marriage
marriage invi-marriage of their daugh-

L Alexander



lice j iam

'duty at niaht at the city hall until the
telephone and sor,i should be installed
jon the public square.
j The electric light superintendent

1 1

Commercial Bank Building. Ocala, Fla.
The only specailized Business College in Central Florida
$35.09 for life scholarship, Commercial or Stenography course
$25.00 for fifteen weeks' vacation course.

twelve o'clock, at their residence, f & "e,lt'"
West Broadway. Ocala. Florida." iH H Arncfnn A R W P Carroll

President. Prin. Coa'l Dept.

etofore drawn tatior.s

ordered turn-i ter:
committee to t "Mr. and Mrs

summer haul- vour presence at the marriage or thei


dausrhter. Cynthia, to Mr. Ossie u 111-

Lng, AVednesday the twelfth day j

and twelve, i

back on of June, nineteen hundred

"Reception at Dunnellon.
from seven to nine-thirty."




Hue Commmiiercial Bank
FIrt: Its shareholders are all home people, business men, professional
men and farmers. Their interests and yours are mutual. The bank's profits
remain right here in the community for the upbuilding of our town and
second 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.

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elegant but everlasting. Good looking silver silverware
ware silverware in your home leaves an impression on
visitors and friends that exists after all other
impressions fade. We invite you to look to today
day today over our specially selected stock of the
latest designs in beautiful silverware.



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When you start building that home you need four things
most of all: money, plans, material and last, but by no means
least, builders tools.GOOD tools are as positively necessary as
first-class labor to get the BEST results. Our experience o)
builders, needs long ago taught us this and we therefore carry
a stock bought expressly for the expert workman, yourself,
Marion Hardware Co.

The Famous

This is a cut of the pretty R. C. II. 25-horsepower, four-cylinder R. C. H.
Roadster, Equipped with top, windshield, gas and oil lights, self-starter, de demountable
mountable demountable rims, etc. This is the car that is cheap only in price. It has the
left-hand drive, a feature all cars will sooner or later have to adopt. It has
a long stroke motor, with center control, three speeds forward and reverse.
Silent running will make six or sixty miles an hour, as you like, on high

speed. If you want to know more about the R. C. H. or want to go out for a
demonstration, call on, write or phone
The Local Agent

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Mr. W. V. Newsom, Jr., is doing very
well today.
J. J. Hedeck of Tampa is at the Co Colonial.
lonial. Colonial. Mr. A. M. Roland and Miss Roland
of Wild wood are at the Colonial.
Messrs. J. B. Neal and W. E. Chris Christian
tian Christian of Mcintosh are at the Colonial.
F. D. Moorhead. Jr., of Charleston,
S. C, is at the Ocala House.
Mr. Claude Nix of Montbrook is in
the elty today.
Dr. J. B. S. Holmes, Miss Holmes and
Miss Chase of Tampa, are the guests
of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Carmichael.
Mrs. II. A. Waterman went to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville yesterday to visit her parents,
Mr and Mrs. B. J. Potter.
Alfred Green left yesterday for
Virginia, where he will spend the
summer with his grandmother.
T. M. Dckinson. H. F. rhipps and F.
W. Dimmett of Tampa were at the
Ocala House last night.
Messrs, T. B. Lanier of Tavares and
L J. Cassels of Mcintosh were at the
Ocala House last night.
Lincoln Clark and A.
Louisville were at the
last night.
T. Hackel of
Ocala House
W. P. Chambers and W. C. Knight of
Atlanta were at the Ocala House last
E. C. Poe of Dunnellon and A. J.
Carlson of Inverness were at the
Ocala House last night.
Albert, the manly, bright young son
of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Harris, is on the
sick list.
The King's Daughters will meet to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow afternoon at the Methodist
church at 4:30 o'clock.
Mrs. J. J. Gerig, who was taken ill
with diptheria the other day, is doing
well and in no danger.
Mrs. Bittinger is recovering from
her attack of nervous prostration, but
is not able to be up yet.
At the meeting of Tulula Lodge last
night Mr. R. E. Lansford was given
the initiatory degree in Odd Fellow Fellowship.
ship. Fellowship. Jno. T. Wray of Atlanta, Ray Tuck
of Baltimore and W. Mayes of Cincin Cincinnati
nati Cincinnati were at the Ocala House last
Messrs. C. C. Rawls of Stephensvllle,
F. T. Petteway of Homosassa and S.
WT Petteway of Dunnellon were at the
Ocala House last night.
Mrs. R. A. Burford entertained the
reading club yesterday afternoon. The
club will meet with Miss Minnie
Gamsby next week.
Mrs. J. R. Moorhead went to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville yesterday and will return to tonight.
night. tonight. Mrs. Moorhead was accompanied
by her cousin. Miss Caroline Connell.
Last night marked the opening of
the picture show at the Temple The Theater.
ater. Theater. There was a large crowd out and
the pictures were first class.
It is reported that the debate on the
Lorimer case will last all the week.
Guilty or innocent, Lorimer costs the
country more than he is worth.
Mr. Lee Stapp, secretary for Mr. H.
M. Hampton, left today for Chicago on
business for Mr. Hampton's law office.
He. will be absent about ten days.
Mr. George MacKay, Jr., returned
last night from Atlanta, where he has
been in attendance on one of the fore foremost
most foremost educational institutions of that
Mr. E. E. Converse will leave tomor tomorrow
row tomorrow for an extended trip through the
western states and then across to the
eastern states. He expects to put in
five months in sight-seeing.
W. L Hane of Rockwell, formerly of
this city, after having been quite ill
for the past few weeks with malarial
fever, left Sunday for Green Springs,
where he expects to remain several
weeks, hoping to regain his health.
Announcement has ben made of the
engagement of Mr. Leon Fishel of this
city and Miss Bessie F. Neuhan of Bal Baltimore.
timore. Baltimore. The date for the wedding has
not been named.
Messrs. Troy Hall, D. T. Kuker, Wil William
liam William Bullock and Phil Robinson and
Misses Leta Camp, Virginia and Ethel
Harrell and Esther Ley and Mrs. Lula
Bradford have returned from a house house-party
party house-party at North Lake Weir, where they
occupied the C. E. Connor cottages.
Mrs. Sally Reddick suffered a stroke
of paralysis Monday night at her home
on North Main street. She was moved
to the home of her daughter, Mrs. W.
S. Bullock. The many friends of this
much loved old lady view her condi condition
tion condition with deep solicitude.
Mr. Harry B. Whittington and Miss
Rosa Hardee were quietly married last
evening at the home of the bride's par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Hardee on
South Magnolia street. Rev. Campbell
Gray officiated.
Messrs. C. E. Barnes. J. M. Wiggins.
E. J. Brundage, Earle C. Dickinson, T.
H. Harrison. C. A. Clark. Jno. W. Haw Hawkins.
kins. Hawkins. N. A. Robertson, Chas. S. Gregg,
B. R. Stripling and R. G. Moore were
at the Ocala House last night.
The Ocala House is full of traveling
L-and commission men. and is putting
many of its guests on cots. One com commission
mission commission man says that after he has
tramped across the fields all day and
made his forefinger sore thumping
melons, a cot looks good to Mm.


Jury Acquitted Mr. June bat Couldn't
Agree on Bailey.
Yesterday afternoon the murder trial.
the state vs. Willis Baxley and Mrs. J.
A. Jones, for the murder of J. A. Jones
in Sumter county occupied the time of
the court. Mr. R. B. Bullock in the
late afternoon made a long and elo eloquent
quent eloquent speech, with much flower of
rhetoric, in behalf of his clients, speak speaking
ing speaking over an hour. Court then took a
recess till after supper, when it con convened
vened convened again and Mr. Edwin VT. Davis
for the state spoke an hour and a half.
Mr. Davis made a most forceful speech.
He is not flowery or eloquent except at
times, but deals in facts, logic and the
evidence. He was given close atten attention.
tion. attention. As it was almost 10 o'clock when
he closed, the court announced an ad adjournment
journment adjournment and stated that it would
charge the jury in the morning.
At 8 o'clock this morning, court was
re-convened and Judge Bullock deliv delivered
ered delivered his charge to the jury, which con consumed
sumed consumed half an hour. The jury then re retired
tired retired to consider the verdict and up
till press time was still deliberating.
The case of the state vs. Joe Davis,
colored, for forcing checks of Kyle &
Yongue was tried and the man convict convicted.
ed. convicted. E. R. Robinson, ex-city ticket agent
for the S. A. L Railroad, was arraign arraigned
ed arraigned and entered a jilea of sruilty in the
two charges of embezzlement of the
company's funds.
At the time of going to press the
court had not pronounced sentence on
Robinson, who has been out on bail
since waiving preliminary hearing in
Judge Bell's court.
Mr. JoneN Acquitted
The jury in the Baxley-Jones murder
trial came in at 3 o'clock this afternoon
a"nd announced the result of its delib deliberations.
erations. deliberations. It rendered a verdict of not
guilty as to Mrs. Jones and she was
released from custody. The jury was
unable to agree in the case of Willis
Baxley and the court dismissed the
jury, the members stating that they
were hopelessly disagreed. The jury,
we are informed, stood eight for mur murder
der murder in the first degree and four for
Something like twenty members of
the county medical society met at 7:30
last evening in the office of Dr. D. M.
Smith. Dr. H. C. Dozier, president. Dr.
H. W. Henry of Lake Weir, vice pres president,
ident, president, and Dr. E. G. Peek, secretary,
were the officers present.
Business of importance was transact transacted
ed transacted followed by interesting discussion
of various topics and the adoption of a
revised constitution and by-laws. At
the conclusion of the business session
the members adjourned to the Ocala
House dining rooms, where a banquet
was served under the direction of
Mine Host McCranie.
The tables were attractively spread
and the following menu enjoyed:
Tomato puree, baked trout. Brent
biscuit, green peas, creamed potatoes,
cucumbers, sliced tomatoes, olives,
chow-chow, cold sliced Virginia ham,
broiled spring chicken, rice with gib gib-let
let gib-let gravy, wax beans, corn fritters,
chocolate ice cream, pound cake, cafe
noir, cigars.
The after dinner speeches were clev clever,
er, clever, pointed and witty. Dr. H. C. Dozier
acted as toast master. The evening
was one of fraternal and close fellow
Dr. Henry of Lake Weir suggested
in his speech that such meetings
should be held monthly to bring the
doctors in close social as well as ethical
relations. Dr. Harry Walters, the
youngest member of the fraternity,
having received his degree only last
month from Tulane University, New
Orleans, in a' very pleasing manner
spoke of "The Doctor in Embryo."
While all the speeches were clever
and the jokes rich and racy. Dr. D. M.
Smith was yielded the palm. His theme
was "Ideals," and with eloquence,
beauty and effect he touched upon the
sacredness and responsibility of the
"high calling" of the physician.
Those present were: Drs. D. M. Smith,
H. C. Dozier. E. Van Hood, J. W. Hood.
E. G. Peek. H. W. Counts, E. T. Lind Lindner,
ner, Lindner, Harry "Walters. Ocala; H. W. Hen Henry,
ry, Henry, Lake Weir; T. K. Slaughter, Le Le-von;
von; Le-von; J. G. Baskin, Robert Black. Staf Stafford,
ford, Stafford, Dunnellon; George Creekmore,
H. Blackshear, Citra; E. K. Whidden.
Punta Gorda; A. L Izlar, Ocala; M.
Gill. Anthony; Drs. Watt and Blalock,
lt was a matter of general regret
that Dr. W V. Newsom, an ex-presi
dent of the society and one of the old oldest
est oldest practitioners in the county, was
prevented by sickness from being
Mr. Ed Carmichael left today for In Indianapolis
dianapolis Indianapolis and will visit most of the
cities of interest in that section before
he returns home. He goes on a busi business
ness business trip and will be absent for about
two weeks.
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A MUSICAL occasion
A number of the
friends of Miss
Gamsby and her pupils have been fav
ored with the following invitation:
"You are cordially invited to attend
a piano recital given by Miss Gams Gams-by's
by's Gams-by's pupils at the Woman's Club
Thursday evening, June 6th, at 8
The program will be as follows:
Roses Hazel MacAteer.
Going to Sleep Sidney Cullen.
In Lover's Lane Estelle MacAteer.
A Happy Moment Valeria Gregg.
The Elves Louise Rentz.
Silver Bells Stella Camp.
Polka Gracieuse Irene Tompkins.
Petite Fleur Onie ChazaL
La Cascade Edna Strickland.
Hunganian Dance Anna Belle Wes Wesson.
son. Wesson. Fleurette Blair Woodrow.
Fantasie-Barcarolle Nina Camp.
Melodious Pieces Agnes Burford.
L'Angelus Elizabeth Davis.
Le Papillon Mabel Meffert.
Waltz and Chorus. First piano, Nel Nellie
lie Nellie Gottlieb and Hester Dewey; second
piano, Annie Laurie Perry and Marion
A la Polonaise Martha .Kate Rentz.
Drifting Sidney Harold.
Tarantella Gladys Drake.
(a) Serenade (b) Arabesque Alice
Ballade Theo Wallis.
Autumn Lorayne Kemp.
Concerto in F Minor. Andante, Alle Allegro,
gro, Allegro, Vivace Annie Laurie Perry.
Second Rhapsodie Nellie Gottlieb.
Presentation of medals.
Orchestral accompaniments in the
concerted numbers played on second
piano by Miss Gamsby.
Messrs. John B. Floyd and S. L. Mc Mc-Whorter
Whorter Mc-Whorter of Birmingham, Ala., are at
the Ocala House. It is reported that
these gentlemen are looking the ground
over with a view of building a $200,000
hotel. They represent a large Southern
hotel syndicate.
C. Green and B. Jolly Thursday, Fri Friday
day Friday and Saturday evenings. High class
comedy, singing and dancing. Just off
Keith & Proctor circuit. Come out and
enjoy yourself a good laugh for every
one. Also three good reels of pictures.
Adults, 15c, children, 10c.
The board of health is trying to get
ahead of the accidents so frequent on
the 4th of July by advocating a "sane"
holiday. Every citizen who has the
good of our boys at heart should stand
by the board in this protective meas measure.
ure. measure. In our account of the Elks reception
Tuesday night, we omitted to say that
the musical program was rendered in
the lodge room and after its comple completion
tion completion Exalted Ruler H. M. Hampton, in
a few well chosen and appropriate re remarks,
marks, remarks, opened the lodge in "social
session," making every one feel that
he or she was warmly welcome and
that the "Best People On Earth" would
feel offended if they did not enjoy
Prof. John Workman lefttoday for
his home at Sunny Side, Tenn. As
principal of the Ocala school for the
past eitrht years Mr Workman has be
I come very closely identified with Ocala
and its people and numbers his friends
by the score. The Star is glad to know
that he has turned down several good
positions offered to him and will re return
turn return to his work here in September.
Mr. L. W. Duval. Marion county's
efficient member of the state demo democratic
cratic democratic committee, leaves today to at attend
tend attend the meeting of that body in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville tomorrow. Mr. Duval Is al always
ways always right on the job, and if all the
other members were as faithful and
efficient there would be very little
friction in the transaction of party
The vaudeville at the Ideal reveals
the fact that that new theater has a
most excellent little stage and the
acoustic properties of the house are
first class. There was another big
crowd out last night, and it saw and
heard a fine bill of entertainment.
Mrs. S. T. Sistrunk, Miss Annie At-
ikinson and Miss Virginia and Master
LaGransre Sistrunk left today for Day Daytona
tona Daytona Beach in their Cadillac car They
will remain at the beach for some
Mr. Sam H. Christian, one of the
city's rising young citizens, with a
number of good investments here hereabouts,
abouts, hereabouts, bought yesterday from Mr. F.
j W. Ditto the W. F. Hamilton residence
j in the northeastern part of the city.
.Mr. Christian bought the property as
an investment.
Mr. Grover McClure is home from
'Stetson University, where he graduat graduat-!ed
!ed graduat-!ed with honors. Mr McClare Intends
to follow the legal road to fame. He
is a very shrewd and capable young
man and will doubtless be successful
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The board of county commissioners
adjourned today at 11 o'clock. Messrs.
trade or Industrial edition appeared be before
fore before the board this morning In behalf
of the paper and the board purchased
three thousand copies of the edition
for distribution.
Washington, D. a, June 1, 1912.
Mr. I O. Booher, Box 56, Ocala, Fla.:
Dear Sir: Prof. L C. Corbett has re referred
ferred referred to me your Inquiry of May 17
concerning the peculiar spotting of po potato
tato potato tubers. We have examined the
specimens you sent and find therein
nematodes or eel worms, which have
been identified by Dr. N. A. Cobb of
this bureau as heterodera radiclcola.
the cause of the root-knot so common
In Florida. The fact that you have
been rotating with cowpeas will tend
to invite this trouble, as most of the
ordinary varieties are very susceptible
to root-knot. Preventive measures for
this disease are fully outlined in the
bulletin sent you under separate cover.
You can use either iron or Brabham
peas or velvet beans to a good advant advantage
age advantage In Florida on land Infested with
root-knot. Yours very truly,
W. A. Orton,
Pathologist in Charge of Cotton and
Truck Diseases and Sugar Plant
Following are the meteorological
conditions that prevailed during the
twenty-four hours up to sunset yester yesterday:
day: yesterday: Minimum temperature, 70 degrees.
Maximum temperature, 91 degrees.
Average temperature, 77 degrees.
Local rains tonight or Thursday.
Mrs. R. L. Anderson left over the A.
C. 1 this "morning for Virginia, to be
present at the graduating of her son,
Robert from the law school of Wash Washington
ington Washington and Lee University.
Mr. David S. Woodrow, after an ab absence
sence absence of two weeks spent In Philadel Philadelphia
phia Philadelphia and French Lick Springs, return returned
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Woodrow was. greatly benefited by his
stay at the springs and shows the im improvement.
provement. improvement. W. L. Hutchinson of Gainesville, L.
J. Taylor of Eustis. W. C. Conner of
Daytona, G. R. Smith of Bostwick and
J. S. Parker of Lakeland were at the
Ocala House last night.
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(By Louis Joseph Vance)
Events marched to schedule; what
O'Rourke planned came serenely to
pass. He experienced a day as re replete
plete replete with emotions as the night that
preceded it and more marked by ac activity.
tivity. activity. Nothing hindering, he left the
battle-scarred VIcomte des Trebes
upon the field of honor at half-past
six; at seven forty-five he settled him

self in a coach of the Cote d'Azur j

Rapid e, en route for Marseilles a
happy man, for he was alone. .
At a quarter to one in the afternoon
of the same day he boarded the little
steamer Tabarka of the Mediter Mediterranean
ranean Mediterranean ferry service; and half an hour
later stood by the after-rail of its
promenade deck, watching the dis distances
tances distances widen between him and all that
he held beloved.
"In ninety days, dear boy," she had
said. . "Ah, Terence, Terence,
if you should fail me . !"
"I shall not fall. . Rangoon
in ninety days. Dear heart, I will be
there. . ."
As If to feed the hunger of his
heart he strained his vision to see
the last of the land that held her.
At length it disappeared, and then for
the first time he consciously moved
drew a hand across his eyes, sighed
and turned away.
Picking his way through the cos cosmopolitan
mopolitan cosmopolitan throng of passengers, he
went below, found his stateroom, and
subsided Into the berth for a sorely sorely-needed
needed sorely-needed nap; Instead of indulging in
which, however, he lay staring wide wide-eyed
eyed wide-eyed at his problem. He had much to
accomplish, much to guard against.
Des Trebes bulked large in the back background
ground background of perils he must anticipate;
O'Rourke was by no means disposed
to flatter himself that he had scotched
the schemes of the vicomte.
He made his second public appear appearance
ance appearance on the Tabarka at the hour of
sunset; and in the act of making it,
turned a corner and ran plump into
the arms of a young person in tweeds

and a steamer cap a stoutish young
Englishman with a vivid complexion
and a bulldog pipe, nervousness tem tempering
pering tempering his native home-brewed inso insolence,
lence, insolence, the blank vacuity of his eyes
hopelessly betraying the caliber of his
A sudden gust of anger swept
O'Rourke off his figurative feet. He
stopped short, blocking the gangway

ever, ne soon wearied of Mr. Glynn.
During the first day ashore it was not
so bad; there was something amusing
in being so openly dogged by a well-set-up
young Englishman who had
quite ceased to disguise his interest.
But after that his shadowy surveillance
proved somewhat distracting to a man
busy with important affairs. And to toward
ward toward evening of the second day
O'Knurke lost natipn;
(Continued Tomorrow)


So This Wa What Had Been Set to
Spy Upon Him.
and the young man's progress. So this
was what had been set to spy upon
"Good evening to ye," he said cold coldly,
ly, coldly, fixing the Honorable Mr. Glynn
with an interrogative eye that served
to deepen his embarrassment and con consternation.
sternation. consternation. "I trust I didn't hurt ye,
Mr. Glynn."
"Oh, no not at all," stammered the
Englishman. "Not In the least. No."
He looked right and left of
O'Rourke for a way round him, found
himself with no choice but to retreat,
and lost his presence of mind com completely.
pletely. completely. "I I say," he continued des desperately.
perately. desperately. "I say, have you a match?"
"Possibly." conceded O'Rourke.
"But I've yet to meet him. Of this
ye may feel sure, however: if I have,
'tis neither yourself nor Des Trebes.
Now run along and figure it out for
yourself what I'm meaning. Good Goodnight."
night." Goodnight." He brushed past the man, leaving
him astare in sudden pallor, and went
his way, more than a little disgusted
with himself for his lack of discre discretion.
tion. discretion. As matters turned out, however,
he had little to reproach himself with;
for his outbreak served to keep young
Glynn at a respectful distance
throughout the remainder of the voy voyage.
age. voyage. They met but once more, and
on that occasion the Englishman be behaved
haved behaved himself admirably according to
the tenets of his caste met O'Rourke's
challenging gaze without a flicker of
recognition, looked him up and down
calmly with the deadly ennuied air
peculiar to the underdone British
youth of family and social position,
and wandered calmly away.
O'Rourke watched him out of sight,
a smile of appreciation curving his
lips and tempering the perturbed and
dangerous light in his eyes. '"There's
stuff in the lad, after all," be con conceded
ceded conceded without a grudge, "if he can
carry a situation off like that. I'm
doubting not at all that something
might be whipped out of him. If he
weren't what he's made himself a
slave to whlskv
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Rev. Howard Dutill, pastor of the
First Methodist Episcopal Church,
South, at Tampa, was recently inter interviewed
viewed interviewed by the Tampa Tribune as to the
attitude of the Methodist Church, South
on the subject of "worldly" amuse amusements.
ments. amusements. The interview was brought
about because of the recent recommen recommendations
dations recommendations of the board of bishops of the
Methodist Kpiscopal Church at the Gen General
eral General Conference in Minneapolis, Minn.,
that the ban be taken off of dancing-,
card playing, theatre going and other
kindred amusements, leaving1 each
church member at liberty to decide, ac according
cording according to the dictates of his own con conscience,
science, conscience, what course he should pursue
in regard to them.
"The next General Conference of the
Methodist Kpiscopal Church. South."
said Rev. Dutill, "will not meet until
1914, but I do not-believe that any such
question will be brought up as that at
the conference of the Methodist Epis Episcopal
copal Episcopal Church. While all churches have
preached more or less against so-called
'worldly' pleasures the Methodist Epis Episcopal
copal Episcopal Church, South, has never seen fit
to enforce any particular code on its
members, although they are besought
to avoid pleasures which do not uplift
"The Methodist Episcopal Church,
South, has held fast to the old rule by
wliich members are required 'to enter
into no pleasure which cannot be car carried
ried carried out in the name of Christ. The
rule is to do nothing- that could not be
done with Christ present. We believe
that God sees everything that is done
anyway. As to what cannot be done In
that spirit is left to the members.
"The Methodist Episcopal Church,
South, has never enumerated a list of
things forbidden, but the Methodist
Episcopal Church has specified them.

I presume the change was recommended
because the bishops saw that the people
were not observing the rule. No
change is necessary in the Methodist
Episcopal Church, South.
"In the Tribune a few days ago ap appeared
peared appeared a very unjust editorial para paragraph
graph paragraph which said that the rasing of
the ban on dancing would prevent many
Methodists from being hypocrites. A
hypocrite is someone who represents
himself to be one tiling and. in secret,
is another, and does not refer to a per person
son person folowing his honest convictions. It
is a pity that the young people do not
better understand the attitude of the
church toward such things as simply
intended to uplift and lead to higher
levels of living'."


She was just a little girl 17 years
old, perhaps sitting at a table in one
of New York's all night restaurants,
says the Cincinnati Times-Star. Iiehind
her cabaret singers brave 1 through
their songs. A squad of lively violins
shrieked and scraped. Now and then
the dancers twisted and writhed their
way through the narrow tables and
the men and women at the tallies sat
up a little straighter and bought more
wine. Outside rain was falling drear drearily.
ily. drearily. Withni all was warm and anima animation
tion animation and clamor. The little girl was
unused to it, perhaps. Her skin still
bore the clear tint of youth and per perfect
fect perfect health. Her cheeks had not lost
their curve which persists until ma maturity
turity maturity is reached. Her eyes were big
and round, and she watched the scene
with far more of interest than she gave
to her table mates. Now and then
the thick-nosed man with lur demand demanded
ed demanded her attention, and she gave him a
perfunctory glance and smile. She
drank her wine with an avidity which
betokened inexperience. The other wo women
men women at her table sipped their wine
carefully. They knew its dangers.
Suddenly, without a word, the little
girl fell from her chair to the floor.
She fell heavily, inertly, as a log might
fall. The hard-faced waiters rushed to
carry her into a dressing room. The
party at her own table ordered more
wine and talked louder.
Those who sat near forgot the inci incident,
dent, incident, until ten. perhaps fifteen, min minutes
utes minutes had passed. Then they saw the
child, her eyes glazed with drink,
barely able to stand upon her feet, her
hat awry, her coat tlaring open above
her tawdry little b.t.lice. with its deep deeply
ly deeply scored V at the neck, being led
down the aisle, a waiter on either side.
The door was opened and she was

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Poor crops are also held responsible
for higher breadstuff s.
Economists differ as to the reason
for the general upward tendency of all
commodities during recent years, which
has been world-wile.





I Plans ana specifications Furnished

Upon Reauesf.
129 South Third Street

Fruits are the only

eat that have grown cheaper during
the last twelve months. but they are
still higher than in 1910. Leather pro products
ducts products cost 12 per cent, and chemicals
and drugs 13 per cent mire than a
year ago. Textile gouds are a trifle
The average increase in food pro products
ducts products is nearly 20 per cent. which
means the housewife must pay $8 o
fill a market basket that only cot her
io to nil in June. 1111. In other words,
one dollar will only buy five-sixths as
much as it did a year ago.
The biggest advances have been In
meat products, beef 26 per cent; hog
products, 40 per cent, and mutton over

The Georgia Southern & Florida
Railway has arranged to run its pop popular
ular popular excursion to points in Georgia on
Tuesday, June 11th. Tickets will be
sohi for the regular morning train
from points on the Palatka division be between
tween between that point and Valdota. This
train will connect with a special excur excursion
sion excursion train at Valdrta u which Pull Pullman
man Pullman cars will be operated to Macon and
Atlanta from Jacksonville, and passen passengers
gers passengers can take this train at Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville if they prefer. Very low rates
are offered to Valdosta. Macon and At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta and tickets will allow five whole
days in either of these cities. This
train will be personally conducted by
the district passenger agent of the
Georgia Southern & Florida Railway
and there will be plenty of refresh refreshments
ments refreshments and edibles, ample accommoda accommodations
tions accommodations and best of order; in fact, every everything
thing everything will be done for the comfort of
the passengers. The ladies and child children
ren children will be looked out for same a3 on
the regular train. This will be a grand
opportunity for the people of Florida
to visit their friends and relatives in
Georgia. There will be no signing of
tickets and each ticket will allow one

hundred and fifty pounds of baggage.
For rates, schedules or full particulars
see advertisement in the Star.

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Cor. Bay and Dogan Sis.
Jacksonville, Florida
All modern improvements,
very central location, coolest
rooms in city. Fine sample
Rates: $1.00 f 1.50 and f 2X0
with bath.
Astor Investment Co.,
A. B. Vance, President