OCALA, FLORIDA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1914
GREAT HELP TO
Parcel Post Will be Immense Assist Assistance
ance Assistance to Them in Marketing
Tampa, Jan. 6 The orange grow growers
ers growers of Florida are preparing to util
ize the advantages offerea by the
mew parcel post regulations. The
new regulations, which went into ef effect
fect effect January 1, make it possible for
packages weighing up to fifty pounds
to be sent in the first and second
zones and packages weighing up to
twenty pounds in all zones of the
parcel post system.
To be more specific the limit of
weight of parcels for fourth class
mail for delivery within the first
and second zones will be increased
to fifty pounds and in the third,
fourth, fifth, sixth", seventh and
eighth zones, from 11 to 20 pounds.
The rate of postage on parcels ex exceeding
ceeding exceeding four ounces in weight in the
third, fifth and sixth zones will be
Third zone, six cents for the first
pounds and two cents for each addi additional
tional additional pound or fraction; fourth
zone, seven cents for the first pound
and four cents for each additional
pound or fraction; fifth zone, eight
cents for the first pound and six
cents for each addition; sixth zone,
nine cents for the first pound and
eight for each additional.
Many of the orange growers are
having a special shipping crate made
in order to tako advantage of the
20-pound limit for fourth class mail
in the third, fourth, fifth, sixth, sev
enth and eighth zones. Several ex experiments
periments experiments along the line have al
ready been most satisfactory. Many
oT the growers, it is believed, will
new be enabled to maRe a specialty
o' mail orders.
WHY OCALA SHOULD
HAVEA FIIIC H
"What a Public library Does for a
It doubles the value of the educa education
tion education the child receives in the school,
and best of all imparts a desire for
kccwledge which serves as an incen incentive
tive incentive to continue his education after
leaving school; and having furnish furnish-ea
ea furnish-ea the incentive, it. further supplies
the means for a life-long continu continuance
ance continuance of education.
It provides for the education of
adults who have lacked, or failed to
make use of early opportunities.
It furnishes information to teach teachers,
ers, teachers, ministers, journalists, physic physicians,
ians, physicians, legislators, all persons upon
whose work depend the intellectual,
mcral, sanitary and political welfare
and advancement of the people.
It furnishes books and periodi periodical?,
cal?, periodical?, for the technical instruction and
inlormation of mechanics, artisans.
manufacturers, engineers and all
others whose work requires techni
cal knowledge of 'all persons upon
whom depends the industrial pro progress
gress progress of the city. x
It is of incalcuable benefit to the
city by affording to thousands the
highest and purest entertainment,
and thus lessening crime and dis disorder.
It makes the city a more desirable
place of residence, and thus retains
the best citizens and. attracts others
of the same character.
More than any other agency, it el-
terial prosperity, as well as its moral
and political well-being must de depend.
pend. depend. Finally the public library includes
potentially all other means of social
betterment. A library is a living or organism,
ganism, organism, having within itself the ca capacity
pacity capacity of infinite growth and repro reproduction.
What a Free Library does for a
It keeps boys home In the evening
by giving them well written stories
It gives teachers and pupils inter
esting books to aid their school work
in history and geography and makes
better citizens of them by enlarging
their knowledge of their country
and its growth.
It provides books on the care of
children and animals, cookery and
housekeeping, building and garden gardening,
ing, gardening, and teaches young readers how how-to
to how-to make simple dynomos, telephones
and other machines.
It helps clubs that are studying
history, literature or life in other
It furnishes books of selection for
reading aloud, suggestions for enter entertainments
tainments entertainments and home amusements,
and hints on correct speech and good
It teaches the names and habits of
plants, birds and insects of the
neighborhood, and the differences in
scil and rocks.
It tells the story of the town from
its settlement, and keeps a record of
all important events in its history.
It offers pleasant and wholesome
stories to readers of all ages.
Why We Need a Library
A public library in our community
would be an influence for good every
day in the week.
It would make the town more at attractive
tractive attractive to the class of people we
want as residents and neighbors.
It would mould the characters of
thi: children in our homes.
A good library would receive gifts?
from wealthy citizens.
No other public institution offers
so fitting an opportunity for a public
spirited citizen to help his neighbor
,ar.d .win their approval and affection.
A public library in Ocala would
bl the center of our intellectual life
and would stimulate the growth of
all kinds of clubs for study and de debating.
bating. debating. It is a great part of our education
to know how to find facts. No
man knows everything, but a man
who knows how to find an-indispen
sable fact quickly has the best sub
stitute for such knowledege, and a
library is the best place to find the
facts embodied in books.
What a Library Does for a Town
Completes its education and equip equipment,
ment, equipment, carrying on and giving perma permanent
nent permanent value to the work of the
Gives the children of all classes a
chance to know' and love the best
literature. Without the public li library
brary library such a chance is limited to the
Minimizes the sale and reading of
vicious literature in the community,
thus promoting mental and moral
Effects a great saving in money to
every reader in the community. The
free library is the application of
common sense to the problem of
supply and demand. Thru it every
reader in the town can secure at a
given cost from 100 to 1.000 times
the material for reading or study
tbat he could secure by acting indi indi-iiuaily.
iiuaily. indi-iiuaily. Appealing to all classes, sects and
degrees of intelligence, it is a strong
unifying factor in the life of a town.
The library is the one thing in
which every town, however poor or
isolated, can have something as good
and inspiring as the greatest city
Scores of Lives Lost and Tremendous
Property Damage on Atlantic
Coast from Saturday and
leaves Ocala 1:25 p. m.; arrives Pa- all "het" up, and to mingle in com
latka, 4:25 p. m.
No. 71, Leaves Palatka daily ex except
cept except Sunday: 7:05 a. m., arrives Or Orange
ange Orange Springs, 8:15 a. m.; leaves Ft.
McCoy 9:20 a. m., arrives Burbank,
9:40 a. m., Ocala, 10:40 a. m. No.
75 leaves Palatka Sunday at 7:30 a.
m., arives Ocala 10:40 a. m.
0WA1 DIVER ITEMS
New York, Dec. 6. The violent
storm that was prevalent for two
days along the Jersey coast and Long
Island, has abated. The property
loss caused by this storm is estimat estimated
ed estimated at $3,000,000 and many minor
disasters have been reported. The
wind and waves were especially
heavy around Sandy Hook.
Loss of Many Lives
The Standard Oil tank-ship Okla Oklahoma
homa Oklahoma was swamped about 15 miles
eust of Sandy Hook. Thirty of her
crew were drowned and eight were
rescued by the Spanish steamer
Manuel Calvo. The Oklahoma sail sailed
ed sailed from New York Saturday bound
for Port Arthur. Texas. The Calvo
tried to take the crippled tanker in
tow but was unable to get a line to
her. The Calvo then tried to stand
by but lost sight of the Oklahoma in
the darkness of the night, the elec electrical
trical electrical apparatus on the tank-ship ev evidently
idently evidently having been damaged so that
she was unable to display her lights.
The steamer Carrihean, bound from
Eermuda, and a revenue cutter also
went toward tha spot' where the
tank-ship was reported in danger.
Brave Fight f:r the Life Savers
Crews of different vessels tell
about a heroic battle for the rescue
of the Oklahoma's crew that the men
of six. other ships waged for more
than six hours. The Jifesavers work worked
ed worked in mountainous seas and risked
their lives time after time. Boats
from the ships were swamped almost
as soon as they were launched.
Eight members of the Oklahoma's
crew were picked up from the wreck wreckage
age wreckage in a completely exhausted con condition
dition condition and it is certain that all other
hands went down with the ship. The
less of life is variously reported at
from 24 to 30.
Ccean .1 leach Strewn with Wreckage
The most severe effect of the storm
vas at Seabright, N. J., where the
two hotels were damaged and many
fine residences ruined. The worst
damage was at flood tide early Sun Sunday,
day, Sunday, when the waves swept across the
strip of land toward the .town and
flowed into the Shrewsbury river. At
the New Jersey towns cf Longport,
cape May and Atlantic City, piers,
boardwalks and cottages were swept
away to sea. At Coney Island, Rock Rock-away
away Rock-away Beach and other Long Island
points, miles of beach were torn out
and bungalows and dancing pavill
ions were undermined.
Between Hammels and Edgemere,
many families fled as the waves ear
ned away their homes. For the first
time in many years, water covered
the 600-foot stretch of beach be between
tween between Great South bay and the At Atlantic
lantic Atlantic ocean, carrying away many
cottages near Amityville, L. I. In
Xew York harbor, steamboat traffic
virtually was paralyzed by the gale.
Sea captains reported winds blowing
St miles an hour off the Atlantic
Movements of Vessels and Other In Interesting
teresting Interesting Matters
Silver Springs, Jan: 6. The-45th
season of the famous Hart Line
opens today when the steamer Okee Okee-hnmkee
hnmkee Okee-hnmkee arrives; due at noon; steams
at 2 p. m.
The freighter Sharp Shooter ar armed
med armed from Palatka Saturday and
steamed in the afternoon for Doug Douglas
las Douglas on canal.
The Sharp Shooter is due today.
The Silver Springs will be launch launched
ed launched and christened this week and
goes out on her first trip of the sea season
son season next Monday, the 12th.
When the Day Line vessels sail
for Palatka Monday it will be the
third season for this popular line.
Charles Rodoff will go on the road
as representative of the Day Line.
Mr. W. Romaine Fisher is the
popular traveling agent of the Hart
Line of steamers.
Mr. Robert Mathews has charge of
the resort at the Springs and acts as
commodore of the Day .Line.
Mr. Terrell is postmaster and rail railway
way railway agent.
The boy pilot, Maxie Mason, left
Saturday for Orange Park, where he
joins his brother, Captain Carl Mas Mas-;Ti,
;Ti, Mas-;Ti, cn board the government power
beat, Captain McGuire.
The deluges cf rain lately filled to
oerf!owing the lakes and swamps
iind the old river is running more
"nil, consequently the steamers will
iUTid a better chance for a success
The cheapest village in the eoan-
t in which to buy food stuff is at
Censor. Mr. -P. T. Randall owns the
witer station store. He receives
freight by all water route and it
3:es him much pleasure to sell so
-Leap to his countrymen. The other
nearby stores are Hicks & Son at
Lynn, and Goodwin & Gore at Pow Powell
ell Powell Town. These three stores are the
cheapest selling places in the county.
On account of water rates they are
enabled to eell for less.
The Hart Line has a hoteF at Connor.
pany with his neighbors who chance
to be there the few idle moments to
spare around the warm glowing
The Okeehumkee will arrive at
noon on Tuesday, Thursday and Sat-!
urday of this w-eek. She steams atj
!2:00 p. m. same days for Palatka. j
Motor down from Ocala and watch
Motor down to Silver Springs and
watch this palatial Hart Liner berth.
From the Sharp Shooter's Log Book
November, 1912: At crack of
day this morning the pilot rang the
fog bell for the crew to "fall out,"
and we got up and dressed by lamp lamplight.
light. lamplight. We put on our thickest wear,
for the elements were cold, with a
blanket of wrhite on all stationery
things around the Springs.
First, the pilot had us drink a cup
of coffee; then, after backing out in into
to into the Blue Roads of which waters
were barely visible in yie new gray
mcrning, the vesel swung thru the
Silver Gate and cleared for Connor.
A dull gray fog hung low and looped
the vessel from fore to aft 'and ex extended
tended extended out on all sides. The fog
shut out every tree and the river
point, but the old river pilot knew
the roads and we steamed on with without
out without slackening speed. The regulation
fog whistle sounded the danger sig signal,
nal, signal, and the shore owls answered it
The forward light, which was on the
btw sprit, cast a very distant far faraway
away faraway light, likened unto that of the
light of a comet in the distance.
Side screen lights were not hung up,
They were useless. The vessel
ploughed thru the last of the Odd
Fellow's Link and passed Alexander
before sunrise. The sun arose as we
made the Avenue of Kisses, and by
OF THE FEDERALS
The Day Line will in all probabil probability
ity probability call at the beautiful orange grove
on the Welaka dock slope for a half
hour stop over daily.
Some times the rivalries between
the liners for supremacy is very
keen, but in time of need the genial
Is Having a Murderous Effect on the
Constitutionalist Army that has
Keen Besieging Ojinaga
Presidio, Tex., Jan. 6. Driven
back with heavy loss in an attempt
to capture Olinaga, the rebels are
keeping up their desperate fight to
escape annihilation by the federals
on the plains west of that city. The
rebels are steadily falling back. The
federal cavalry is in hot pursuit and
is trying "to hem in GeneraJ Ortegas.
The rear guard is fighting near
Conches river. The rebels have lost
every advantage that had been gain gained
ed gained by them in their fierce onslaughts
during the past week. Major Rodrl Rodrl-quez
quez Rodrl-quez and 30 rebels were j captured
last night and executed by the fed federals.
erals. federals. General Marcelo Carveo, com-
mander o fthe federal volunteers
who was wounded Saturday and
brought here for treatment, has dis disappeared.
appeared. disappeared. It is believed that he went
back to join in the fighting.
The Red Cross hospital is taxed to
it, capacity in caring for the wound wounded
ed wounded who have been brought across
the border. The rebels also are
sending wounded across the border
for treatment. Many officers on both
sides have been wounded.
The officials are striving hard tc
prevent an epidemic of smallpox
General Ortega's troop3 who had
built entrenchments on all sides of
Ojinaga, except that which faced the
Te.ras border, were withdrawn and
then the fog began to turn a clear concentrated about two miles west
white. Arden was passed a moment on the banks of the Conchos river,
later, and just below the gardens j,, nrpvionslv General Salarar-
who, with 800 federal volunteers,
succeeded for the first time since the
siege in going out of the fortifica fortifications
tions fortifications in an attempt to attack Gen General
eral General Ortega's rear, was driven back
by the rebels, not, however, until
he had killed many.
So far the casualties have been
disproportionate to the numbers of
shots fired. About 150, 006 rounds
of ammunition have been expended
by bcth armies. On the basis that
C,000 rebels and 4,000 federals are
ergagei, this would indicate that 12
shots were fired for each soldier,
while the total dead and wounded do
not exceed 1,000.
the open prairie loomed all clothed j
in beautiful white clouds And onj
the long straight way, above Weno Weno-nah's
nah's Weno-nah's Mirror, our. little vessel plung plung-eu
eu plung-eu deep down Into the fire clouds.
The fog had turned clouds here and
on the long straight the steamer
sailed direct toward the rising sun,
and the silver .beams streamed thru
the swift moving vapor and golden
and silver rays and the floating
clruds mingled, and we were in the
very midst of radiant fire, its tong tongues
ues tongues leaping clear the pilot house to
the "cat hole." These early Silver
Springs fire clouds clung around us
like cobwebs, clothing in entranse entranse-ment
ment entranse-ment ourselves; and presenting to
mind the Indian name Silver Springs
and when we had proceeled on down
a little distant, still traversing this
gorgeous silver fire, we arrived over
Winonah's Mirror. The sun had then
peeped over the Delks Bluff tall
pines and the cold morning rays
struck the rippling waters, setting
forth an array of most fantastic deep
colors imaginable, reflecting them
COMMITTEES OF THE
spirit is never marred, for a vessel' the rest!ess Diue mirror at elec
evates tne general sianaara or miei- j c?n offer. Neither Boston nor New
ligence thruout the great body of : 1
the community, upon which its ma-
(Concluded on Page Four)
OCALA SEED STOKE
String bean? are positively scarce
this season, and we advise that you
put your orlers in early. Seed houses
Lave all cut their orders down ;o 50
i.er cent and lowei 12-13 tf
OCALA NOKTHEKN SCHEDULE
No. 74, leaves Ocala daily except
Sunday, at 1:25 p. m. Arrive Bur Bur-nank,
nank, Bur-nank, 2:30 p. m.. Fort McCoy, 2:50
p. m., Orange Snrings, 4:05 p. m.,
Palatka, 5:13 p. m. Sunday train
will stand by the one in distress
The most beautiful portion of the
river lies in the Grahamville country
which takes in the National Park
fiom Sunday Bluff to Silver Springs.
Palatka is a clean little port city.
It? brick pavements are so very
jlean that it must le a fact that the
Dity washes them down each night
.-"ith fluih water from the mains.
Ihe generosity of the steamboat
: a, tains and river men is unbound unbound-e
e unbound-e '.. With much pride and geniality
the captains refer their passengers
to the princely kept Harrington Hall
and to the commodious standard
plan Ocala House in Ocala.
It is a source of much comfort, as
of old, for the river folk going trad trading
ing trading down to the stores, in the winter
time when the elements are cold, to
find there the old traditional stove,
trie speed. The mysterious fire fire-clouds
clouds fire-clouds receded a little while after
sunup, going straight up weirdly.
A. A. G.
SEABOARD AIU LINE SCHEDCLI
No. 1, local leaves Jacksonville
0:20 p. m.; arrives Ocala 1:4 a.
m.; arrives Tampa 6:30 a. m.
No. 3 local leaves Jacksonville
S:30 a. m. ; arrives Ocala 1:05 p. m.;
arrives Tampa 5:40 p. m.
No. 9 limited leaves Jacksonville
11:" 3 a. m.; arrives Ocala 2:30 p.
u .: arrives Tamra 6 p. m.
No. 2. local leaves Tampa 9 p. m.;
arrives Ocala 2:30 a. m.; arrives
Jacksonville 6:4 5 fc. m.
No. 4 local leaves Tampa 8 a. m.;
leaves Ocala 12:16 p. m.; arrives
Jacksonville 4:20 p. m.
No. 10 limited leaves Tarn pa I p.
m.; arrives Ocala 4:20 p. m.; arrives
Jacksonville 7:30 p. vu.
Judiciary Livingston, Taylor and
Finance Carmichael, Helvenston
Light and Water Taylor, Weihe
Street AVeathers, Weih and
Fire Weihe, Helvenston and
Police Weihe and Bennett.
Market Livingtton, Hunter and
Building Bennett, Carmichael
Cemetery Can., Weihe and Liv Livingston.
ingston. Livingston. Sanitary Carn, Taylor and Car
Florida raised 90-day Oats for sale
at Ocala Seed Stcre. 12-19 tf
Nothing nicer for a little remem remembrance
brance remembrance than a Kodak picture on a
nice calendar. We have the calen calendars
dars calendars for all sizes of pictures at lCc
each. Cerig's Drug Store 12-15 tf
Thp largest shipment of Nunnal Nunnal-ly's
ly's Nunnal-ly's Candies' that ever came to Ocala,
jitst in at GerJ"3 Drugstore 12-15tf
MG KBUCTMDM SALE
In order to reduce my stock I will sell my entire line of Jewelry, Solid Gold Rings, Bracelets,
Cut Glass, Silverware and Umbrellas at 1-2 IPiPice
Watches and Diamonds 1-4 Off.
Next to Express Office
THE OCA LA EVEXIXG STAR. TUESDAY, JANUARY 6. 1914
THE CIRCUIT COURT
Secured in the IIuit Case and
Testimony Heiii" Taken
Council meets this evening.
Odd Fellows meet this evening.
Moose meet Thursday evening.
F. U. of A. meets Thursday night.
Woodmen meet Friday evening.
Mr. Ed Carmichael
is in Jackson-
STAirs TL'Ii.V TO
PUIUJSH TIIK LIST
Mr. R. R. Carroll appeared before
! When court convened this fore fore-'rioon
'rioon fore-'rioon the work of securing a jury for
the Hurst trial was again taken up,
.only ten having been secured at yes yes-j
j yes-j terday afternoon's session.
the board of county commissioners i The gpecial venire of twenty-five
ujj illumine dua tKtru mdi me j men all responded to roll call. The
he named as the newspaper in which ijud instructei them as to just what
iue cuuuy ueuuqueut lUi -"c was required of a juror and under
sale of lyiJ should be published
Ou motion of Mr. Watkins, the
Kewpie candies, pure and unadul unadul-crated,
crated, unadul-crated, at the Murray Company's
quest was granted,
given to the Star.
and the tax
i INSTALLATION AND SUPPER
FOR FRATERNAL UNION
Mr. and Mrs. T.
V. Edwards of
C, are at the
Kewpie candies, pure and unadul unadul-erated,
erated, unadul-erated, at the Murray Company's
Gen. H. W. Long and Mr. R. W.
Jennings of Martel were at the Har Harrington
rington Harrington today.
Fresh bread, cakes and pies every
day; delivered to any part of the
city. Heintz Bakery. 12-31-tf
At their meeting Thursday night,
the members of the Fraternal Union
V7ill install officers, and afterward
have a supper.
HARRY PETER LEASED
OCALA HOUSE CAFE
Mr. J. H. Halford of Electra was
iti the city today and renewed for the
G. Ferguson and son Rae,
last night from Jackson-
The splendid cooking of the K. of
P. supper last night was done at
Oysters and sea food specialties of
II kinds. Also a la carte service at
Mr. X. L. Wfilliams and son Jack
are home fronl a vi.Mt to friends in
r'lf you want somexhthg to make
waieayT"-me to tne ucaia
Seed ;Store 2-19-tf.
The countyiudge has issued k
f marriage licensfe tpXftr. G. J. Sparky
man and Miss waudia Boone.
ltewp!e candies, pure and unadul-
at the Murray Company's
Mr. Harry Peter has leased the
cafe and dining room privilege of the
Ocala House from Mr. S. M. Davis
and will operate the dining room
on the a la carte plan. Mr. Peter
conducted a cafe in Dunnellon for
a number of years, and was most suc successful
cessful successful with it. He has many friends
among the public who will gladly
patronize his cafe here. Mr. Peter
will conduct a first class dining room,
the public can be assured.
A special teachers' examination is
being conducted in this city by Prof.
J. C. Compton, chief clerk of State
Superintendent Sheats' office, the
latter being too busy with other
matters to have personal charge.
Miss Nellie Stevens of this city is
assisting in the oral examinations
for the primary grades.
Those present and taking this ex
amination are as follows:
For first grade certificates, Mr. J-
V. Young, High Springs; Mr. J. S.
Kirton, Center Hill; Mr. a. L.
Isaacs, Pinetta; Miss Alice Patton,
For special subject certificates,
Miss R. Peele, Clearwater; Miss
Elizabeth Parkinson and Miss Kath Kath-erine
erine Kath-erine Tucker, St. Petersburg.
For primary certificates, Miss
Peache Leffler, Sanford, and Miss
Lillian Benson, Lakeland.
These examinations will probably
take up several days.
The Ocala House Wine Rooms
have put on a handsome new deliv delivery
ery delivery wagon. It is one of the nobbiest
in the city.
General John L. Inglis, commander
. of the Florida Confederate Veterans,
: arrived from Jacksonville today on
his way to Port Inglis.
At their meeting this evening, the
members of Tulula Lodge I. O. O. F.
will install their officers for the next
R. S. Hall of Ocala, one of the
state's best known lumber men, was'
In Tampa yesterday on Dusiuess. t
Mr. Bart Corley of the Leesburg
Commercial was in the city a few
"hours Sunday. He came this far
from Leesburg to accompany his lit little
tle little son, who spent the Christmas
"holidays in Leesburg with his father,
and returned Sunday to the home of
his aunt, Mrs. Kelly, in Gainesville.
SOME HAY AT CITHA
Editor Star: I notice in today's
Star where Messrs. Connell and
Schultz of Citrus county had gather gathered
ed gathered 30 0 bales of hay from fifteen
In comparison to this I wish to
say that I gathered 24 2. bales of good
beggarweed hay from five acres on
n;v farm here at Citra.
V. J. Wilson.
Citra, Fla.. Jan. 3.
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j what conditions a man might be ex
empt from serving on same, after
which four were called to the jury
box and examined. Two of these
were accepted and both the state and
the defense announced that they
were ready for trial.
The jury consists of B. L. Hick Hickman,
man, Hickman, W. C. White, S. A. Xeal, A. B.
Williams, T. E. Carter, G. W. Brant,
J. B. Gore, Joseph Lucius, B. G. Sim Simmons,
mons, Simmons, G. C. Connell, D. A. Walker
and C. .11. Bateman. Bailiff James
Duffy, Jr., "has charge of the jury.
The remainder of the special venire
were discharged by Judge Bullock
for the term.
The actual trial began by the
state introducing as a witness Dr. H H-C.
C. H-C. Dozier, who testified as to the
wounds and final death of L. E.
Mrs. Boiler was next put on the
stand and testified practically the
same as at the preliminary trial, a
summary of which the Star publish published
ed published at the time.
Ivan Boiler was tho last of the
stale's witnesses examined at today's
session. His testimony was also on
the same line as at the preliminary
hearing of Hurst in August.
After a short consultation between
the defendant and his attorneys, Mrs.
Hurst was called to the witness
stand and told her version of the
trouble between her husband and the
late L. E. Boiler.
Hurst, the defendant, then took
the stand and is giving, his testimony
as we go to press.
The trial is a fight to the finish
between the attorneys, neither side
oerIooking a single point favoring
their case, and the taking of testi testimony
mony testimony is necessarily slower that it
would be ordinarily.
It is thought that the case will be
given to the jury some time during
tomorrow as the other witnesses to
be heard are presumably not eye eyewitnesses
witnesses eyewitnesses to the killing.
And We'll o ttlhie
We will send for your clothes and launder them as
they should be laundered, returninjftheni to your
home as quickly as first-class work can; be turned out.
Our machinery is all of the latest mke, which practi practically
cally practically eliminates the possibility of injuring even the
most delicate fabrics. ?
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Ocala Looge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday at 7:30 p. m. at
Castle Hall, over the James Carlisle
drugstore. A cordial welcome to vis visiting
iting visiting brothers. D. W. Tompkins, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, K. R. S. Ad
At their meeting next Friday eve evening,
ning, evening, the members of the Young
Men's Democratic Club will make
plans for extending their operations
to the county precincts, and all mem members
bers members should be present.
OPEN ALL NIGHT
The Merchant's Cafe is a first class
place to take your meals. Open night
and day. J. R. Dewey, proprie proprietor.
tor. proprietor. 2-28-tf
Xunnally's the standard of the
South, Liggett's the standard of the
Xorth, either of these candies to be
had" in Ocala at Gerig's two stores
Woodmen meet Friday 'evening.
. i, OCALA SEED STORE
has fresh wax and green bean seed
now on sale. Bean seed are extreme
ly scarce this year, seed houses fill
Ing only 50 per cent. 'of their orders.
Seed will. be high, and if yon wish to
secure' seed at all you must order
1 T..l .1 f .I.LI
vail). rui juui uiuer iu rigui
now." "' 1 2-19-tf
A. select line of Stationery Is on
display at Gerig's Drug Store and we
Senator D. H. Baker of Orange
Home, is being arged by his friends
to become a cnridjdate for senator
from Sumter and Jkarion counties.
This is Sumter'sXirn to elect a sejr
Atthetr"meeting next Friday eve
ning, the members of Fort King
Camp, Woodmen of the World, will
iitstall their officers for the year, and
will follow the exercises with their
annual banquet, which is always a
most enjoyable occasion.
Crab Meat for Fresh Deviled
Shrimp, Lobster, Kippered-Her-ring,
Herring in Tomato
Sauce, Fish Flakes, Shredded
Cod Fish, Cod Fish Ball,
Brick Cod Fish, Shad Roe,
Herring Roe, Little Xeck
glish Channel Mackerel, 5 lb.
tins Messed alt Mackerel, Ca
viar, Anchevies, Salmon Cut Cutlet,
let, Cutlet, Salmon Steaks, Chili Con Con-Carne,
Carne, Con-Carne, Hot Tamales, Pop Popping
ping Popping Corn, Pecan and Wal Walnut
nut Walnut Meats, Shelled Almonds,
Assorted Glace Fruits.
0. K. TEA-POT
PHONES 16 and 174.
Mr. W. F. Blesch is now located in
hi.s new Quarters in the Harrington
Hall hotel, and everything is moving
along as smoothly as though he had
been there for months. The shop is
fitted up with everything that goes
to make a first class, up to date place
and the popularity of Mr. Blesch and
his able corps of assistants is bound
to increase with the new location.
REPULSED THE REBELS
After a Week's Battle Fighting at
Ojinajca Has Come to a
Marfa, Texas, Jan. 6. Fighting
between the northern division of the
Mexican federal army, defending
Ojinaga, Mexico, opposite here, and
Gen. Ortega's six thousand rebels,
ceased as suddenly last night as it
began a week ago. Without any fed federal
eral federal activities to provoke his move,
Gen. Ortega withdrew his afc-my sev seven
en seven miles to the west, along the Rio
Grande, supposedly to await the ar arrival
rival arrival of reinforcements from Chihua Chihuahua.
hua. Chihuahua. Information had reached the reb reb-en
en reb-en that a large body of federals, on
the way from Jiminez, were within
four days' march of Ojinaga, and
were planning to steal on Ortega's
rear and rescue the federal garrison.
Gen. Francisco Castro, federal
commander, expressed confidence
that if he is joined by Gen. Argume Argume-to
to Argume-to who is reported by Mexico City
to have been the aggressive and ser seriously
iously seriously handicap Gen. Villa's project project-ea
ea project-ea campaign southward.
As soon as the rebel forces had
cleared rom sight the federals wan wandered
dered wandered over the battlefield to pick up
the wounded. The dead were' burn burned
ed burned and after dark fires dotting the
landscape showed where losses had
by Dr. Robert Wahl, President of the Wahl Wahl-Henius
Henius Wahl-Henius Institute of Fermentology. We
reprint 'from his letter.
"Our observations, extending over
the Ia3t twenty-five years, have convinc convinced
ed convinced us beyond a doubt that exposure of
beer to light has a very detrimental in influence
fluence influence cr. -2:3 quality generally, but es-,
pecially upon the flavor cf the beer.
We have tcdrd becro repeatedly in
this direction, niacin the bottles into-.
THE WAR OF BUSINESS
Clear Kye, Strong Arm, Good Health
Are Secrets of Success
The man with the punch, both
mental and physical is the big bus business
iness business success of today.
His bodily health is the force be behind
hind behind his business possibilities.
The business world has no time to
listen to the grouch story.
Sour stomach, malaria, indiges indigestion,
tion, indigestion, coated tongue and a hundred
other bodily ills come from an out-of-order
Calomel used to be considered the
only relief. Modern medical science
has provided a far milder and more
pleasant form of liver relief in Cars Cars-vrell's
vrell's Cars-vrell's Liver-Aid, a purely vegetable
A large bottle can be had for 50
certs at the Court Pharmacy, where
the purchase price will be promptly
returned in case you wish it after
Practice' Versus Preaching.
Our young people have thought and
written much on labor and reform,
and for all that they have written,
neither the world nor themselves have
got on a step. Intellectual tasting of
life will not supersede muscular ac activity.
tivity. activity. If a man should consider the
nicety of the passage of a piece of
bread down his throat, he would
Odd Fellows meet tonight.
direct sunlight, end tccting the came after
one, two, three and hve minutes exposure,
found that the beer with three and five
minutes expecure became undrin!;able,on
account cf the peculiar cdor developed.
The detrimental effect cf light upon
beer can be suececfully counteracted
by the employment cf brown cr dark
colored glass bottles, and such bottles
are therefore rccommerzdable." t
quotes famous authorities
corroborate his opinion
Authorities on the subject of the detrimental
influence of light on beer are:
C. Lintner, Lehrbuch der Bierbrauerei 1875, S. 343.
Beck, Zeitschrift fur das gesamte Brauwesen 1882, S. 370.
V Huth Der Bierbrauer 1876, S. 127.
Ney. Allg. Zeitschr. f. Bierbr. u. Malzfabr., 1878, S. 273
Light cannot, harm Schlitz in Brown Bottles.
It is made pure and then kept pure.
t-ying this wonderful remedy. Ad. 2 .-x-x-;-:-:-;.:-;-:-:-:;-;-;-:-:-
CALL PHONE 217
When You have Clothes to be
Cleaned, Pressed or Dyed.
Only First-Class Workmen
All Work Guaranteed.
Iadies' Work a Specialty.
Give Me a Trial.
Dodson & Rentz Old Stand.
9 Fort Kins Avenue.
' Telephone 37
Xbe Carmichael Sc. Sons Go.
1 16 N. Magnolia Street
OCALA EVENING STAR. "TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1914
fThe best place to hide money is where they have
vaults for safely protecting it. Every week we see
newpaper accounts of-'people having been robbed.
Sugac-bowls. rag-bags, under the carpet, behind pic pictures
tures pictures and all of those other places where people con con-cealftheir
cealftheir con-cealftheir moneyare well-known to burglars. Hide
it in OUR BANK, then you know you can get it
whegi you want it. .:
DO YOUR BANKING WITH US
We Pay 4 per cent Interest on Savings Accounts
n. w. pa i
PLEASANT EVENT FOR
THE KNIGHTS OP PYTHIAS
Installation and (lame Supper Mon Monday
day Monday Evening Was Largely
The annual installation of officers
of the Ocala lodge Knights of Py Pythias
thias Pythias took place at Castle Hall Mon Monday
day Monday night.
The lodge room was
the routine business of the evening
had been disposed of, the work of
installing the officers for the coming
term was taken up. Mr. Jake Brown,
deputy grand chancellor of the Ocala
ledge, was master of ceremonies, and trie aepot ana drove to the home of
delivered the charges in Ms usual jhfs mother on Herbert street, where
impressive manner. Mr. S. Haile was! he awakened some of the roomers in
acting grand master at arms, and i the house and gained admission. He
presented the newly elected officers left shortly after, and those in the
for installation. house supposed he had come home
The following officers were install- j ff-r something, and having secured it,
ed: was returning to Jacksonville. He
Chancellor commander Win. M. : evidently went straight to the law of of-Gober.
Gober. of-Gober. jfices of Messrs. Joseph Bell and
Vice chancellor Charles Goddard. Grover McClure, where he had desk
Prelate Charles B. Howell. jroom, as he was not seen alive again.
Master of work Barney Spencer. Arriving at the offices, he sat down
Keeper of records and seals and and wrote a note on the typewriter
master of finance Charles K. Sage, as follows: i
W. "Dear Grover: Wire for Alice and
j wcrd your wire so ft will not upset
:hei too much. Forgive me for the
'step I am taking. Any kind'ness that
'you can do for Alice will have my ap-
tttt. f nr jOTITI AJ C-l
The city was inexpressibly shocked. lOlUW UiTC U UttlF HUilKSCtfUWuilU
to learn this morning that Mr. Gor- I
(ThUR BANK is not merely a place to store your
v funds and check them out as you require them.
It is a very highly organized and efficient medium
for the collection of drafts, notes and other "paper."
The records of the bank also contain much information
that yon can. use to advantage.
Don't hesitate to use all the facilities of our
bank. We have provided them for your service, and
we are always glad when you avail yourself of them.
THE OCALA NATIONAL BANK-
An Active United States Depositary.
don Sinclair, a popular young man of
the city, had taken his own life.
Mr. Sinclair was married less thanjj
two weeks ago to Miss Alice Carlisle:
of this city, and they left immediately-
fnr fha!r n-aino' t-It f Cin.
clair came home last night on the .)
train, arriving at 1:3Q. Ai
comfortably A. L
UJ-etl at Hie opeunig Liu u.1, auu auci x uiajo icuic ncic uu Liic 0
train and talked with him. His con
duct and talk were perfectly rational t
and gave no intimation of the gloomy
thoughts that must have been fore foremost
most foremost in his mind. He took a hack at
of exchequer D.
Master at arms J. W. Akin.
Inner guard W. M. Parker.
Outer guard V. W. Rilea.
After the installation ceremonies, preciation. "Gordon."
Mr. Brown, on behalf of the retiring' The signature was in his own
officers, in a short and well worded handwriting and he had made sev sev-address,
address, sev-address, presented to Mr. D. W. eral corrections with pen and ink on
Tompkins a beautifully mounted ring tbe typewritten sheet, and there were
as a token of the high esteem in several errors in the note, as though
which he was held. The recipient the'writer was much worried.
. is -
'expressed his thanks and said that.
; the token would always he worn with
. The committee in charge of the
quail supper then announced that
ithc feast was ready to serve and the
ledge took a recess. 11
Then started a procession of large
There was also a short, badly
written note, written with pen and
ink, asking that his brother, Robert
Sinclair, be wired that he was dead
and a second note of the same import
had been attempted, but entirely
si oiled and thrown aside.
The ;oung man then took a .38-
1 I "V'J
a bride as sterling i
Apxt from tbe quality which
is high here, end the chasteness
f the pattern; which can be seen
a glance, it is important to know
that the prices are not extravagant,
Our Jewelry' store is the best place in tbe
county to get1 suggestions for wedding: presents.
We have made a study of this "gift question." -It is our
business to .know what is suitable for various gift occasions.
Choose Your Gifts Here
well-filled trays into th'e lodge room, caliber revolver out of a desk drawer,
These were laden with wooden plat-
Oar stock is varied and so are the prices. Every taste and
every pocket book -lis sure to be suited. We have
besides suverwarewhich will make excellent gifts. yf
This Is a jewelry store where you can eetjuat whet
you are looking' tar at the price you want to pay.
K. i. WITH K1KS
DAVID S. VVOODROW $ ters, each containing a most deli-
ciously cooked quail, hot" rolls and
pickles, which were passed around
to the members in their seats a la
"lap supper" style. (Believe this h
parlance used by the ladies for this
Auction Lot Sales a Specialty.
Huntington, West Va., and Ocala, Florida.
Anywhere Everywhere Any time
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS,
Watch this space for particulars of this valuable
body of Marion County's richest lands, which will
soon be offered for sale.
where it was always kept, seated
himself in a straight rhnir. nlnppfl tho
muzzle almost against his forehead McrchcHlt'S
and fired a a renter shot into his
brain as true as it were possible for
it to be fired. In falling he overturn overturned
ed overturned the chair, possibly having his left
style of serving). As the platter's arm hooked around one of the back
were emptied apother course of the, pos
same brand of edibles was passed, -AJr. Grover McClure entered the
around, and if anyone failed to re- oUlcs a few minutes after 8 o'clock
spond to the second call (the report- th!s morning and was horrified to
er excepted) it was not noticeable., i'finl the dead body of hi3 ? friend
After the solid foods had been crtmplel up on the- floor with a
disposed of everyone was invited to
the ante room to partake of hot cof
fee which was served from a large
urr by Mr. J. J. McCranie. j
WheJt all had appeased their
-J thirst the lodge was again called to
order and speeches were made by the
incoming officers and several other
members of the lodge as well as by i
vifeiting Knights from
gieapool of drying blood clo?e to
his head and the revolver lying close
He immediately notified Judge W.
E. Smith, who summoned an coron coroner's
er's coroner's jury and went to the scene to to-view
view to-view the body and inquire into the
cause of death.
This wras when
ard they join the Star is extending
deepest sympathy to the bereared
MEETING OF THE VETERANS.
WOOD FOIl SALE
J. L. Smoak has opened in connec connection
tion connection with his shop an up-to-date
wood yard. If you want stove or
fire wood of any kind, send him your
the note were1 Marion Camp Xo. 56, U. C. V., met orders; you will v get big loads and
neighboring !fcund and the revolver and body ex- January 6th, 1914, with W. E. Mc-Jgeod measure. l-6-6f
was fired Gaiiagin commanding.
who were guests of the oc-!amined. Only one shot
The Martel and Reddick.and the rash act must have occurred I 1 rayer by Chaplain Long
The steamer Okahumpka .will
ledges were fairly well represented. ; shortly after 2 o'clock, as physicians!. The following members answered j make its first trip to Silver Springs
TO OUK FRIENDS:
WE WISH YOU ALL A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
YOU HAVE MADE THE OLD YEAR A HAPPY NE FOR
BECAUSE YOU HAVE GIYEKN US LOTS OF BUSINESS.
ARE YOU GOING TO COME BACK TO US XFIX YEAR, BE-'
CAUSE YOU'VE BEEN SATISFIED WITH WHAT YOU GOT
FROM US. WE KNOW YOU WILL BRING YOUR FRIENDS TO
TRADE WITH US. THOSE YOU' BRING WE WDL.L MAKE
OUR FRIENDS, BY GIVING THEM HONEST HARDWARE AT
Marioi Hardware Co
Phone 118, Ocala, Fla.
All in all the qual supper given i who examined, the body said
l:rfl night was one of the most enjoy- occurred several hours before.
jafcle affairs in the history of the The Coroner's Jury
ledge, and its success was in a large j The coroner's jury, consisting of
measure due to the activity of Messrs. H. S. Peoples, Robert Fort,
Messrs. Charles Goddard, W. M. i jmes Fort, Jce Heath, W. C Jor-
Gober and F. E. Wetherbee, the com- dan and Am w Hurring, brought in
mittee in charge. ja yerdict to the effect that Sinclair
The Ocala lodge has been the fcan-;d!tecl by his own hand.
ner lodge of the state-for the year in j ,T;T
. 'Messrs. Mclver & MacKay ook
rge of the body after the inquest,
death l i rou caiil Aurea Ayer, j. u. tsecK, ; -iiia ncca., iu& uunu6 hic-
ill. W. Henry. H. N. Knoblock. B. H. t neon of Thursday and leaving on the
j Norris, W
! A foot
E, McGahagin, S. J. Mc-irtturn trip late the same day for Pa Pa-Mclntosh,
Mclntosh, Pa-Mclntosh, W. E. Martin, i Jatka.
Pittman, G. J.
riuss, j r. oieveus, n. iv. anaw, n.
W. Eong, L. M. Graham, Col. John
Martin, A. C. White, M. P. Frink.
Minutes of last meeting read and
to increased membership f
which is an henor that every member
lost, Found, Wanted, For Sale
The adjutant was ordered to tiie For ?m and Similar Local Heeds
o? the organization feels proud of.
The grand lodge will meet here
during April and the Ocala boys are
beginning to make preparations for
carried it to their undertaking rooms information
General InghV communication, forj
FOR RENT Furnished rooms.
;and prepared it for burial. The body; General Long gave an interesting aI1 at 0- E- Adams st 12-31 tf
jvas embalmed and now rests in its history of the fund for the woman's
BACKWAIUV TURN BACKWARD
Backward, turn backward, oh time
in your flight
us a girl whose
i l. i -1 T rrt i A.t
citbKct. iii. TUdii cu:ii-ei. i ne nine ior monument.
the funeral has Dot been set. Mrs.! Gen. Lcng read a memorial of our
Sinclair is at the home of her son, ; Iate Comrade M. Atkinson, which the
Robert, at Fort Pierce, and her two'pjanner and the Star were requested!
naugniers, .Mrs. nowe ana Mrs. 't miblish
WANTED A small roll t?p desk;
must be, in good repair and low in
price. Address H. D., care Evening
Star. .' 12-31-6t
Holmes, are at Miami and Canaverel. j All
of the camp were re-!
! RESIDENCE. FOR RENT A sev-
.1 come to ucaia tor tne elected for the ensuing year
skirts are not funeral. wJlch will very likelv be on1
llhursiaj". .Mr. Will Sinclair, who is a;
Give us a girl whose cliarn
so niucu nesk-a- t
tin sreer neaith. win not oe aoie
attend. lm blow ia a crushing one
the aged mdther, brothers and sis-
tfrs ani the young widow.
Are not ex-.csei by
Give us a girl, no matter what age, j Mrs. Sinclair, the poor little girl-;
Give U3 a girl not too sharply in J rived home. Her brother, Mr. James
view, j Carlisle, wired that her husband had
And dress her in skirts that the sun ; Lcen hurt in a wreck, and sh3 left
can't shine through. j Jacksonville on the 9:30 Seaboard j
Just give us a girl dressed simple train as she thousht to hell) nurse
The l amp voted ?25 for, the worn
Alfred Ayer, Adjutant.
for a jv.ife of only a few days, did not know;
ishe was a widow until after she ar
. and clean
That isn't so anxious about being
Just dress her in clothes that are not
quite so thin
don't be afraid to use thread
and some pins.
The regular meeting of the insur insurance
ance insurance department of the Knights of
Pythias will be held Wednesday eve evening,
ning, evening, Jan. 7th, 1914. at 8 o'clock, in
Castle Hall. AH members are urged
to be present.' E. T. Helvenston,
DR. W. K. LAXE Specialist, Eye
Ear, Nose and Threat. Office Law
Librarv Building. Ocala Adv.
iGerig's Drug Store.
a, all prices at
him. Mr. Carlisle met his sister at
the train and took her straight home,
where the dreadful tidings were giv given
en given her agently as possible in the
company of those who have been
nearest to her since babyhood. She
broke dorn at first, but rallied and
is bearing up very bravely under her
Gordon Sinclair was almost raised
in Ocala, coming here with his par parents
ents parents when quite young. He had been
in the employ of the census bureau
of the government at Washingtno for
fourteen years, returning to Ocala
Isst summer on accounts of eyesight
trouble to rest and lis with his
mother. He had many friends here
among all classes. He was genial,
honest, possessed a bright mind and
vas the acme of refinement a per
ftct gentleman at all times. His
friends here will miss him greatly.
en-room residence, all. modern Im Improvements,
provements, Improvements, close In; possession No No-ember
ember No-ember 4 th. Apply to Geo. J. Blltch,
at Commercial Bank. 0-31-ti
FOR SALE Egg3 for hatching;
S. C. White Leghorns from Ivy Poul Poultry'
try' Poultry' Farm, breeders. Telephone 23M.
J. G. Lurvey, Ocala, Fla, l-3-6t
FOR RENT OR SALE Two mod modern,
ern, modern, five-room bungalows, attractive attractively
ly attractively built and fitted with all modern
conveniences. Apply to Dr. Chace,
Holder block, or D. S. Welsh, Ocala
Lumber & Supply Co. 12-19-lm
RAGS WANTED The Star office
will buy CLEAN COTTON rags for
use in cleaning up presses and ma machinery.
chinery. machinery. 12-1 2-tf
Being Towed Home
is a pretty embarrassing experience.
And it often happens just because
the little repairs the auto owner
thought too small to bother with
suddenly developed into a serious
break under some strain. Have us
overhaul your auto before your next
trip. Then there will be little chance
of a breakdown and of hearing
that annoying, cry "Get a Horse!"
17 N. Main Street.
FOR BENT A five room cottage
on corner of South 4 th and Orange
streets; possession will be given at
once. Apply to A. M Bobbitt, 310
South Main street. 12-30-6t
FOR RENT Four -room flat, ev every
ery every modern convenience. Phone. 97
or call at 603 East 2nd. St., l2-3t
FOR SALE Thoroughbred Duroc.
boar about 1 1 months old. Reason Reasonable
able Reasonable price. Address, W. E. Park
general delivery, Ocala. l-5-6t
FOR RENT Office rooms In the
Smith building. Apply to M. J.
iRoess, Ocala, Fla. l-6-12t
TUB OCALA EVENING STAR, TUESDAY, JATOJA21Y 6, 1014
OCALA EVENING STAR
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY
KITTING ER & CARROLL, PROPRIETORS
R. R. Carroll, General 3Ianager Port V. Leavengood, Business Manager
J. II. Benjamin; Editor
Entered at Ocala, Fla., po3toffice
One year, in advance. .j. $5.00
Six months, iif advance.. 2.5
Thsee months, in advanc. 1.25
One month, in advance. S. .50
THE ELECTRIC RATE
The Star is informed that some bf
the newly elected members of the
council are, debating the advisability
of putting rhe rate for electric light
and power! ack to what it was be before
fore before the reduction made at the last
i meeting of the present council-
- The' new members say that they
do not think they can make both
ends ineet with the new rate. They
say tmat it is necessary to spend at
least 110,000 for repairs and raa-
chliffy: for the j)lant at once.
me of them say the reduc-
made for political reason's!
i)lEilmrs whoe terms are about-,
rire, auu i lid. i j.iicjr wuuiu uui
lade the reiuctLon if they had
Thtl Star wou!dllvse the incom
ing- mnmDerfi to toe new rate a
fair titfal before t A replace itV,i$i
a higaer joue. TjieVi are twoveij
strong! reasons for to. In the3firt
place, fi lirge nunjberf our peopl,
In cootetfjence of the lower rati,
have ou&it -considerably of electric
ap:n-Itus io- domestic uses. Pu
ting ( lack tbi old rate, unless It
.allxi jtely necessary, will be ai i
; justifi to them. iThese people Save
Tl rfS VIET ,- r n if Ifk Vto font it '. n
. S -3 w vvj nii.it luc ia.,i isii ac
. soin& lumbers offtae council gciout
.. and iliirs come In. The councilSad-
nLg them,, ane electric plant
i belong oft j .council, Any
how, bil to lhf eljb jol Ocala fho,
,play seelw wil ttogr property wiM
ta the crfijmissloi Form of govg-if
iPredecesst.s for the list dozen years
.. and go to flaying persmal and otfeer
.sorts of politics. r
The secoj d reason is tLat a low
electric ratf is a v3ry good aiver-
tteernent for the city o Ocala. It' will
ratlract othe.- people and other enter enterprises.
prises. enterprises. I.j eltgct oi this is. Some Something
thing Something thai, can&t b "seen at once.
.ii wiu not oe tsen atjaii it tne coun coun-cil
cil coun-cil 1nmns the If ate in and down to
xxMtl, whi?ft tLe SvlrsthiBks is w(rFe
tlani whajwe iiave i i unless tile
1 aljmen I quit Hhepiblic-spirill
polic. th has dispngiished their
;suit every littl buijh that gets into
y j)ower. i A
-A. nearby Ity, h,ich has some
. i. 1 .. i-.J. m
? Ucularly in tee matter of cheaper
tiSJJsportation.l does not grow any-
rbere, near a fa; i as our town.
imong the reaions why it does not
trow faster ii that all the public
tilities are ill private ownership,
ts electric ligndyrale is twice that of
Ocala, tho its jant izl be supplied
Tith fuel for half the money it costs
'to feed the fires under Ocala boilers.
The very efficient city engineer in in-rijs
rijs in-rijs the Star that to take care of
Increasing business, the plant needs
at once $10,000 worth ofnew ap apparatus.
paratus. apparatus. .The plant has plenty of
boiler and engine power, but needs
more electrical machinery. This is
evideit to all who notice how lights
"burn dim at the hours when the load
Is heaviest. But the need of new
machinery is no argument for rais
ing the rate. From time to time
-since the city bought the plant, new
machinery has been put in, but the
rites liave not been raised. If the
Star had so much business that it
"had to put in a new linotpye or
press, it would not therefore raise
its rates on subscription. If it is
necessary to buy new machinery to
take care of the business, the busi business
ness business will take care of the machinery.
That is the rule, the business world
As for the alle0ation that the rate
Tsvas reduced because some council council-rcen
rcen council-rcen are going out and others coming
In, the Star thinks that it remains to
he proven. The retiring councilmen
say they had been working for
months with the view of giving the
city the cheaper rate. It -was only
human in them to desire to obtain
the credit for it. If their successors
torn in and raise the rate at once,
the people will say they are doing it
for spite. Perhaps the people would
be .wrong, but they have a3 much
right and reason to say one thing as
assur incoming alderman has to say
While Messrs. Weathers, Taylor,
Helvenston, Weihe and Livingston
as second class matter. ;
, T M
f (Foreign) l
One yeary in advance. .
Six montu, in advance. :
Three mths, in advance
One month, in advance.
a-e going out of office, they have a
reputation o leave behind ihem.
The -Star doesn't think they would
care to risk it by closing their terms
with a measure that would fail on
trial. The tar doesn't think any
one of them is hankering after he
thankless job of alderman again,
but it believes they are alkpublic alkpublic-sphited
sphited alkpublic-sphited men and would do only
$kt they, are willing Jto, be
jiiiged by. They may have made a
take, but their successors will
al'l make mistakes.
"Ihey will make a very bigmistake
if they put the old rate for electric electricity
ity electricity back on without giving the new
a fair trial. The thing for theito
dc A to give the new rate a fair
show. Three months at least. Thn,
if they can't make both ends meet,
lf t them raise the rate, and if they
can give good reason, the Star will
say khey are right. .'
For a number of years, almost,
frcjpthe first month after the city
puihased. the pfent, it had not only
p-aii expenses, and from time to
tim bought new machinery, but
coiributei largely to the support of
thefi other departments of the city
government. It is strange if it can't
beTunon a lower rate now when.it
must only meet its own expenses.
The Star understands that con consolidation
solidation consolidation of the light and water
plants is amcng the Improvements
ccntemplatedi for wlich the city
bonded itself for $10,000 some
tinie ago. il such bephe case, the
plant is thatwiuch to tlx? good( in the
matter of m .'.hjnery, lhich will be
added anyhow. I
LEE AND THEi 4 j
Some very ( fcood friends of the
Star are opposed to taking money
fiom the Carnegie fundyor libraries,,
because Cfirne'ie showtji littleness
oi soul in opposing the desire of the
state of Virginia to place the statue
of her noblest son, Robeit E. Lee, in
the Hall ol Fame. a
From his Jfrst days of memory,
the writer hjis been talght to honor
Robert E. Ltfe as the h'fchest example
in American manhopdJ And he can cannot
not cannot concei of his tf-'er bearing a
If the vision had come to General
Lee, at Chancellorsville, or Gettys Gettysburg,
burg, Gettysburg, or the Wilderness, as he watch watch-ed
ed watch-ed his thin gray line wreathe them themselves
selves themselves in battle smoke, or as he later
wept with his famine conquered leg
ions at Appomatox, or -later still as
a teacher he strove to do his part in
tbe rebuilding of the South, that
seme day Virginia should desire to
do him greatest honor in the halls of
a reunited nation, can anyone sup suppose
pose suppose that the great chieftain would
evr have given it a thought except to
winder t4 himself if he was worthy,
for like 111 truly brave men his mod modesty
esty modesty was one of his greatest charac characteristics.
teristics. characteristics. And does anyone suppose
that had he known at the time that
people who did not understand him,
or the cause for which he fought,
should oppose giving, his memory
the honor, that he would have har harbored
bored harbored an unkind feeling against
them, or indeed given them a second
Robert E. Lee was a teacher as
well as a soldier. He knew the
v?Jue of books. He knew what prizes
they were to the great mass of the
people. Does anybody suppose he
would withhold them from those
ttbo need them for any picayunish
The people of Ocala, particularly
the class of people who cannot afford
to buy the best books, need the li
brary. The sentiment that would
put books in their reach is just as
pure and far more useful than that
which would refuse th'em, simply
because a man who is making good
uses of his money shared in a mis mistake;
take; mistake; and a feeling that was common
a few years ago to millions of other
One thing that can be said in fav favor
or favor ot the Mexicans, and that is they
have splendid music. One of their
favorite airs, "La Paloma," is often
played by the talented young musi musician,
cian, musician, Carlton Ervin, at the Temple.
U is a magnificent tune, and Is al always
ways always listened to with delight.
WHY OCALA SHOULD HIVE,
A PUBLIC LIBRARY
(Continued from First Page)
York can provide better books to Its;
readers than the humblest town li library
brary library can easily own and supply.
Slowly, but inevitably raises the
intellectual tone of a place.
Adds to the material value of
property. Real estate agents in the
suburbs of large cities never fail to
adverse the presence of a library,
if the be one, as giving added val value
ue value tolihe lots or houses they have
for sle. A. W. In N
few York Li-
Shall We be Loyal to the City of Our
The opportunity is at hand to
answer this tjuestion. A generous
gift i3 offered, shall we accept It?
We can have$10,000 for a public
upe if we promise to support the use
to which this money is dedicated.
Shall Ocala have a free public li library?
brary? library? It is up to us, her citizens.
We .have passed the stage of 4
country town and are ranked an4
catalogued as a modern, progressive
city, enjoying many of 'the advan advantages
tages advantages of the larger cities. Why Is this
true? Because the progressive spir spirit
it spirit and sentiment have always tri triumphed
umphed triumphed in her onward march. Be Because,
cause, Because, inspired by her public spirit,
her people b.iv joined hands, and
shoulde- siilfelder, have labored
for all that fp tains to religious,
moral, social, iifustrial, educational
and material df?velopm"ent. Let us
keep marching on.
Many towns ih thdJnion are ac accepting
cepting accepting Carnegie'1 gifts for libraries.
Will it not humiliate and .degrade us
in the eyesif the people of the state
if we decree against a4 public li library?
brary? library? Let us not detract from our
well deserved and established repu reputation
tation reputation for progresiveness by such a
mistake. We apreal to publkfepirit,
to pride; o city, to prid of home
and urge you to register your vote
in favor of this terprise.
Opinion of the Great Commoner
: The system: of free librarie
being established in this.couri
the most important developm
modern timirs. The library
center from which radiates a
widening influence for the enl
ment, the!uplift the advancenA
the community. 5
Villiaiii Jennings Brian.
SOME PURLIC SPIRITED CITIZEN
Should Look After tiis Work Uiich
Will Keen Oca. on the Lt
as a MeteArd0ioal Station
U. S. Dept. of Agricultu
Local Office of the Weather Bufeau
Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. l, 1914.
Editor Star: $"or mfeny years
Ocala has been carried as a meteor meteor-oligical
oligical meteor-oligical station thru the' enterprise
of some citizen. For six months or
mere we have had no record from
your city, which isa serious break
in the climatologicai history of your
city and section. The matter has
been in the hands of Mr. J. C. Cald Caldwell,
well, Caldwell, but he has ijiytf! to give atten attention
tion attention to the work. The secretary of
the chamber of commerce has also
taken an interest in the matter with
tbe view of getting some one to
carry on the observations, which re
quire about five minutes daily. At
present there seems no alternative
but to abandon the work. To do so
will leave Ocala without a station,
whereas all other points have an
If we have no records from the
various points' this office is unable to
reply to inquiries about the climate
of Ocala and county. We receive
hundreds of .letters during the yeaf
calling for climate statistics from
ycur section and the closing of the
station will be a distinct loss to your
section. Can you not aid in inter interesting
esting interesting some one to take up the
duties? Five minutes daily will be
sufficient to read the instruments. I
shall be glad to hear from you be before
fore before action is taken to abandon the
station. Very truly yours,
A. J. Mitchell,
Mr. Caldwell, superintendent of
J. E. CHACE
Rooms 9, 10, 11, Holder Block
L- F. BLALOCK
Office Over Commercial 'Bank
A SERVICE STATEORJ
The Munroe and Chambliss bank's facilities ate complete," fulfilling ade adequately
quately adequately the requirements of the city and county. ;
The business activities of Ocala are well represented here, and t often ex express
press express approval of the service received.
The agricultural interests of Marion County find here complete accommo accommodation
dation accommodation for all financial matters. This bank is a service station for all. Make
use of it.
The ;Hiuu0;'&;; C
the electric plant, gave up this work
because he was already putting in
about nineteen hours a day and the
secretary of the hoard of trade has
also had too many other matters, to
Icok after. If any citizen will un undertake
dertake undertake the office, the Star will be
glad to forward his name to Mr.
HARD TIMES AT
Ther is at least one class of peo people
ple people iu one city to whom the Wilson
administration has brought hard
times, says the Pes$acola Journal.
Those are the hotel people in Wash Washington.
ington. Washington. Since time immemorial, the big
profits reaped by the Washington ho hotels
tels hotels have come from; the lobby, whose
members at all timestflocked to the
national capital to jinllu,ence legisla legislation
tion legislation and corrupt legislators. The
St. Louis Post-Dispatch thus de describes
scribes describes the painful situation as it
now 'exists in Washington:
The subjugation of the lobby is so
compete that Washington hotel
proprietors complain of poor busi-
ness, -said former
while; on a 'visit to St
is a $ign temporary business de depression
pression depression In which the public .will
take jfreat satisfaction. The loss to
the hotel keepers from the rout of
tbe nsidious lobby Aiich used to
lcdg4 Itself in costly ltes and spend
money lavishly n the cafes Is the
people's gain. $
If the lobby representatives are no
longer in fvidence in t$;e hotel cor-
lw Year wish fpr Washington hotel
keepers Is that they may have much
p)sperity in the future! but that
tw disappearance of one important
source of prosperity in the past may
The example at Washington under
President W'ilson. administration is
one that may wrfll be followed "by
stato administimtions everywhere.
The lobby and fee lobbyist have no
place in An honest government.
VOh-ES H)U WOMKX
"Irs. Anna Kelley of Grand Junc Junction
tion Junction Colo., the mother of Eugenia
Kelley, the one woman suffrage dele delegate
gate delegate to the democratic national con convention
vention convention at Baltimore, worked hard
to get the franchise for woman in
her state in 1894. '
In the Detroit Free Press Mrs.
Kelly makes the remarkable state statement:
ment: statement: "Were the question put to vote in
Colorado today whether or not to
continue the franchise to woman I
would vote to recall it, and fully half
the women in Colorado would do the
same as I. I know the conditions in
my state are not bettered after nine nineteen
teen nineteen years of equal franchise. I have
seen timid women shrinking at their
first visit to the polls grow as braz brazen
en brazen as the women of the street after
a few years' voting."
Continuing, Mrs. Kelley said: "The
ballot will never elevate woman. Its
effect is the opposite.
. "After twenty years of observation
I can truthfully say that a bad wom woman
an woman sells her vote as quickly as a bad
man and I believe she is to be
bought more readily. A woman can
vote more often than can a man.
"That statement is not hearsay,
but personal knowledge. When the
franchise for women was young in
Colorado I had worked very hard to
bring it about and as a sort of re reward
ward reward I was made one of the registra registration
tion registration officers in Denver. There were
fcrty-two names registered as from
one house. I investigated and found
but two voters in the house. From
another house seven women were
registered.' I suspected that only
ore woman lived there.
"Representing myself as an agent
for cosmetics and laces, I went to
tbe house and sold an order to the
one inmate. I told a hard luck story.
She had been drinking I suppose and
was talkative. She took pity npon
my poverty and told me how I could
earn a pretty penny at the polls. My
heart almost stopped beating, for
right here was the information I
ridors and! are "paged'ji In vain in
the palm loom, they iust, indeed,
h.'ive vanisfed. The average citizen's
"THE BEST IN BANKING."
The Management of DR. McCLANE
Medical, Surgical, Hydropathic
and Electric Institute
Announces the moving of the Institute
offices and treatment rooms t& the Z.Butte
Building on Main Streets: southeast corner
of Puplic Square, entrance between The
MurraV Co., and Troxlers stands.
Larger fpoartcrs, more fully equipped and will be run
strictly ethical lines.
Kljil HOURS: 9 A.M. TO 4:30 P. M. PHONE 333. J,J
white star Line
i-RAJISFER AND FIRKI'UOOP STORAGE
COLLIER BROS.. Proprietors.
Teams for Light
and Heavy Hauling.
wanted. She told rue she had regis registered
tered registered from her ward seven times un under
der under as mar- different names names
of womenttvho had been inma of
her home up till a short tlrvvoefore
and had left when the hrd times
came. She was to voteseven times
and she even showed Lme her dis disguise
guise disguise and told me whoaid for her
. "When I divulged my information
I was made a challenger. When the
woman cast her first ballot I kept in
the background and she did not see
me. Half an hour later she came
again and had I not seen a part of
her disguise before I would have no noticed
ticed noticed nothing Irregular in her. But
just as she was about to cast her sec second
ond second vote I challenged it."
CHAPTER. NO. 13, K. A. M.
-Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
fourth Friday in every month at
i:30 p. m. C. B. Connor, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secretary. au
CONXORDIA LODGE F. U. OF A.
Concordia Lodge, Fraternal Union
of America, meets in Yonge's Hall
on the second Thursday evening of
each month. Geo. L. Taylor, F.M.
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary. Ad
A TEXAS WONDER
The Texas Wonder cures kidney
and bladder troubles, diss51ves grav
el, cures diabetes, weak and lame
backs, rt eumatism, and all irregular irregularities
ities irregularities of the kidneys and bladder in
both men and women. Regulates
bladder troubles in children. If not
sold by your druggist, will be sent
by mail on receipt of $1. One small
bottle Is two months treatment, and
seldom fails to-perfect a cure. Send
for testimonials from this and other
states. Dr. E. W. Hall, 2926 Olive St..
St. Lou. Mo. Sold by druggists. Ad
Tulula Lodge No. 22, Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, meets every
Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock (In
Yonge's Hall, Fort King avenue. Vis
itors in the city invited to be with js
G. L. Taylor, X. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary. Adv.
AVONDERFUL COUGH REMEDY
Dr. King's New Discovery Is known
everywhere as a remedy which will
surely stop a cough or cold. D. P.
Lawson, of Edison, Tenn., writes:
"Dr. King's New Discovery is the
most wonderful cough, cojd and
throat medicine I have ever sold in
my store It can't be beat. It sells
without any trouble at all. It needs
no guarantee." This is true, because
Dr. King's New Discovery will re relieve
lieve relieve the most obstinate of coughs
and colds.' Lung trouble quickly
helped by its use. You should keep
a bottle in the house at all times for
all members of the family, 50c. and
$1. AH druggists or by mail, H. E.
Bucklen & Co., Philadelphia or St.
or Ceiling in
Quality or Price.
4 YOUNG MEN AND WOMEN FOIi
Positions that Pay
Our courses include Shprthand
and Bookkeeping with the auxiliary
studies of VoicU Typewriting, Pen Penmanship,
manship, Penmanship, fcapiof Calculation, Spell Spelling
ing Spelling and Commercial, Law. V
Rates are one dollar per week In
advance, each student to furnish
text books, note paper. Ink, pencils,
etc Studenets are not charged for
the use of typewriters.
Call on or write,
Hank's Business College,
Room No. I Merchant's Block,
Hours: 7:30 to 9:30 p. m.
How to Avoid Tboae Pains and Distress
Which so Many Mothers Have Suffered.
It Is a pity mtfff woro-n do not kixnr of
tither Friend. H-re Is a niae-Iy that written
liit causcles, enable tbrra to expxail without
sny strrUn upon tbe IipinMnt anJ enables
women to co throcph Bia.tTi!ty without pstai,
raust-a. morning Mckaes or anjr of the dreaded
jTOTtotBj so X&m!!iar to mair lumber.
Tbere ii no looUsti diet to harass tbe mhxf.
Tbe tlwnyrhts do not dwell vrit pala aoi mat'
t tioz, lor all each are avoil,i. Tbonsands of
trfccea no lor?pr rjitf-i thr?m.f !v- to tbe
t!sneiit that Scicres ari dWr-s are satwrai.
Tbey know better, for la Mover's Friend they
fcae foua.l a wonderful. pr.tf rallm raaedy to
beiilji'u all tioe dreaded ei verier. ei.
It I a Bfib.fc'ct erery woth-j ehwiM he fami familiar
liar familiar and eren tKnra ?te may rft reoqire
aach a re-my, due wlii now and then meet
time atvuit M-:hrN FrliKl will cm- a a won-
cerfal l?ermir. This famon rm-d7 i aoll
fey a!l lrj-.eita, and la only $l.ty.t a bottl.
It is far external oae only, and la really worth
itn weiv'ht in gold. Write to-dar to the prat prat-BHd
BHd prat-BHd Rrniator Co., 127 Lamar AUaaU.
Gaw f-r a coat tIule book.
OCAL. LODGE NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodged No. 286, Benovelent
and Protective Order of Elks, mests
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren a1 ways welcome.
Chas. W. Hunter," E. R.
Joseph Bell, Secretary. Ad-
THE OCALA EVENING STAR, TUESDAY, JANUARY 6, 1014
COOL SPELL SUGGESTIONS.
Come wind, come snow, let Boreas blow, with robes like these
your body will glow. We have the largest and most up-to-date, i
and down-to-the-minute line of laprobes for auto and buggy that y
was ever brought to this part of Florida. We have overstocked
ou store In them, and our greed In buying will be your gain in
coin, a3 we are going to sell them out at ridiculously low prices. J
We also have a complete line of raia' goods for your bodily pro- A
tection- better than Insurance and doctors.
IKmigjIhitt &. Lamg
R. C. MUNCASTER
BURGLARY. EMPLOYEES LIABILITY
BIERMAN BLOCK OPPOSITE POST OFFICE. PHONE 420
scijr auu sic, iuum. jusi iue miug y
for travelers. Splendid for heating
Plunge it right into any liquid
it quickly heats tea, coffee, milk,
boils egss or warms baby's bottle.
The large size, straight model is
desigend for kitchen use and wiU
bring water to a boil quickly for
cooking potatoes or any vegetables,
and is fine for heating soups and
Aboslutely sanitary no corners
or crevices to secrete dirt or germs.
Furnished complete with flexible
cord and attachment plugs. Guar Guaranteed
anteed Guaranteed two years. :
H. W. TUCKER.
TWISTING THE LANGUAGE.
Inglish Has Received Some Severe.
Jolts t the Philippines. j
r Baby talk is a highly developed lan j
euage compared to the jargon Ameri- ;
- I. t ...11- kTii M r r I
Call UUIUCniKt'S IU I urn iitnu"
bouse boys. But it usually conveys the
meaning when accompanied by expres
sive gesture. At lest. however, the
performance of the command speaks
well for native instuiiion.
Spanish -onstruetiou of English
words is another twist that our joor
language gets in the Philippines. "No
got in the island Is tbe most common
ly used expression for "i haven't any
Similarly "no can do" means "I i-.iu t."
and uo want" means "1 don t want
it" Not only between American ami ;
Filipino, but among Americans them themselves,
selves, themselves, this twisted construction has
largely supplanted the legitimate one.
With the soldier anything that he he-longed
longed he-longed peculiarly,, to the Philippines
was described as "bamboo. Now ail
colonials use the term. The "Uatnhoii
fleet is the one assigned to Philippine
waters, and the "bamboo government
Is the Philippine civil government in
distinction from the United States mil military.
itary. military. .Among other "soldierisms" (if 1 may
be permitted this contribution to the
new language) were certain pure Ma Malay
lay Malay words. .The list is -ontinually
growing, and now there are dozens ot
Tagalog and Moro' txjtrsrxsions in con
stant use among th- Aatrieans. r'or
ezample. there are the Tagalog words
"baguio." meaning "storm: carabao."
meaning an animal; "palay. meaiwre
"rice. and "tao. 'meaning "man'
Moro terms in common .use are
"amok. meaning "wild:" "dato."
meaning "chief:" rkris." meaning a
wavy edged knife, and "sarong, mean meaning
ing meaning a garment. Review of Reviews.
His First Lesson In
By THOMAS R. DEAN
Opposite A. C L. Station.
SINGLE MEALS THIRTY-FIVE CENTS.
TWENTY-ONE-IHEAL TICKETS, C55.
Ocala's Best Hotel and Best Cafe.
Only Hol?l in the City with Steam Heat,
a Day Popular Priced
if 1 v-
W. H. MARSH
BOATS GROW ON TREES.
B. B. BAUM, Proprietor.
REAL vs. FALSE Economy ?t TMtf Time
Resist the mental suggestion to curtain your regular takiag; of
ice until the weather turns warm again. Your refrigerator is
. going nicely now; it is well chilled and it is doing full duty as
your practical SAVER.
Don't let it lapse even a little bit it may sulk on you all the
remainder of the season.
Maintain your regular supply of OUR ICE all through the season.
That is the way to save on your ice bill.
To a Person Who Prides
Himself on His Appearance i
j; Clean, Fresh, Wll Laundered Linen ?
is a necessity. To 3upply that ne-:
J cessity is Our lousiness, 4
Ocala Steam Laundry j
401 S. Main Sti
OCAI, lliORIDA I
CHRISTMAS AND HEW YEAR
Cheap Excursion Rates
STANDARD RAILROAD Oi
Tickets will be on sale from all feoints on the Atlantic
Coast Lm 3 to all points South of tine Ohio and Potomac
and East jf the Mississippi Rivers,
I&3T LD N
Cincinnati, Evansville and Cairo, for all trains December
17-18-19-20-21-22-23-24-25 and 31 aind January 1 limited
returning January 6: and to many points in the Northwest
and Southwest on December 20, 21 and 22, limited return returning
ing returning January 18. Also to Key WesL and Havana, Dec. 14 14-18
18 14-18 and 21, with limit of January 3 1914.
For further particulars, schedules, reservations,, etc.,
apply tc Ticket Agents, Atlantic C oast Line, or address
West Indian Boys Can Get Ail of Them j
When a West Indian boy wants a
toy boat all he has to do Is to visit a
cocoanut tree. These trees lear sreat
bunches of nuts anions their drooping
green leaves, and tvlieu the bunch
first sprouts out in the form of a big
bud It is inclosed within a bard,
tough, woody cast or spathe two or
three feet longT eight or ten in-hes
In diauieter and tapering to a poiut at
one end and to a slender stern at the
other. In fact, it looks very much
like a huge wooden cigar.
As the buds and flowers develop the
snathe splits open, and the flower
bunch continues to grow out beyond it
until the nuts begins to ripen. By thi
time the spathes have become dry and
hard and break off and drop to t ie
ground of their own accord.
It is the spathes or bud coverin ;s
that the West Indian loys use for t .v
boats, and. while the dry and fall hi
ones will answer, better boats are
hdde from the more flexible aud part partly
ly partly green spathes still rlingiug to the
The spathe as g hered from the tree
Is almost in the s tape of a boat, and
all that is necessary to transform it to
a very seaworthy and fast sailing toy
canoe is to sew the open end together
and tit rudder, sail and seats or
When this is done the boat is almost
an exact model of the big dugout ca canoes
noes canoes that the boj-s' fathers use in fish fish-lug.
lug. fish-lug. In fact, these dugouts were prob probably
ably probably copied from one of the tree grown
boats. From "Harper's Book For
Miss Elsie Tisdale was engaged to
tent. Mr. Sawyer was aware that Miss
Tisdale was as sensitive as a bird. All ,.
she knew about physicians was when &rt-
one of them came to the bouse, felt
some one's pulse. -asked about sundry
symptoms and. taking out a square bit
of pajer, wrote certain hieroglyphics
on it that an apothecary understood.
What Bertie, as she called him, wa
going through to acquire a medical
ucatlon she had no idea. That he ate
peanuts off the breast of a cadaver he
was at work on in the dissecting room,
that he used the top of a skull, invert inverted,
ed, inverted, for a tobacco box; that he frequent frequently
ly frequently took a hand, a foot or some other
member of the human body. to his room
to cut to pieces, she had not even a
suspicion. She supposed that a med medical
ical medical school was like other schools schools-books,
books, schools-books, books, nothing but books, and
nice, clean books at thatwhile gen genteel
teel genteel professors lectured on how to cure
a stomach ache and when to give the
Bert, aware of her Innocence, was
very careful not to disturb her notions J
of the medical profession by enlighten enlightening
ing enlightening her. By an unfortunate contre contretemps
temps contretemps he suddenly burst upon hir In
his true frightfulness. She had been
visiUng a friend in a neighboring city
and was returning by rail. She had
been in the car but a few minutes
when she saw the back of a head that
looked familiar. It was turned aside
toward a man who sat beside its own owner
er owner and displayed the profile of Mr. Bert
Sawyer. Facing the two sat a figure
done up in a big shawl.
Horrible to relate, the face of the
figure was that of a skull.
Mr. Sawyer and his friend Billy Pe Peterson
terson Peterson had learned where the skeleton
of a human being could be bought
cheap. They had gone for it, purchased
it and were taking it home. There were
but few persons in the car, and the
conductor had good naturedly permit permitted
ted permitted them to seat it opposite them
Just as Miss Tisdale got into the
car. f cognized her lover and caught
sight f the grinning face with no. nose
andc itfty eye sockets the conductor
came through the train and. passing
the A vo medicos, punched their tickets.
"Fare, governor," said Mr. Sawyer,
addressing the skeleton. "Produce yo-r
ticket or you'll be put off.'
The skeleton continued to grin, the
conductor smiled, and the men in the
car seemed to think it all very funny.
There were two women besides Elsie,
one sitting in the next seat and one
farther forward. Neither of them
seemed to consider Mr. Sawyer's action
a bit funnv. As for Elsie, she was
Marion County Abstract Company
GRAHAM BROTHERS, Lessees,
X OCALA FliA.
X First consideration and especial attention given to small trmcts
lit : I
A Perpetual Error.
A printer's error In perpetuity! How
many know that when joining in the
"Te Deum" they are carrying on. in
one phrase of that song of praise, an
ancient blunder? "Make them to be
numbered with thy saints;" so it runs.
And so when manuscript copies gave
place to printed books was it rendered
in the medieval Latin then in use. "nu-merari"-"to
be numbered." as we say
in English. Trausjmse the first and
third letters and you get "munerarC
"to be rewarded," which Is what all
prayer books would be printing today
and congregations singiug were it not
for that fifteenth century printer's
error. London Tatler. i
-Wrong. Hunch, No Lunch.
"Here, my boy." said bis new em employer,
ployer, employer, "take this quarter and go out
and get three ham sandwiches."
The boy vanished aud did not return
for half an hour.
"See here. Where have you been
loitering." demanded the boss, "and
where are my sandwiches?"
"Scissors!" gasped the boy. "1
thought they were for j mef New
York World. j
paralyzed with horrory
"Oh. he' all right said the other
meflico. "He's no deadhead." and. slip slipping
ping slipping his own ticket in the band of his
hat. he put the hat on the skeleton's
This caused a burst of laughter from,
the men In the car and a scowl from
' Smoke, governor?" said Bert, thrust thrusting
ing thrusting a cigar between the skeleton's
toothless and gumless jawbones.
Another laugh from the men and a
murmur of indignation from the wom women.
en. women. The train rounding a urve, the
skeleton lost its balance and fell
against the arm of the seat.
"Sit up, governor," said Bert "Don't
be rolling around that way. The pas passengers
sengers passengers will think you've been drink drinking."
ing." drinking." "I smell his breath." said Billy "gin
and lemon peel."
The conductor was sitting at the end
of the car, and one of the women
called to him and told him that if he
didn't stop that indecent behavior on
the part of those young men she
would report him for negligence of
duty. At this the conductor went to
the two medics and told them they
had better roll their bony companion
in his shawl and stop the fun. To this
they acceded, and that ended the per performance.
formance. performance. Soon after the train rolled
into the station the medics and the
"governor" went out through the front
end of the car, while Elsie left it at
the rear. She held her handkerchief
to her eyes to conceal her tears and to
avoid being recognized by Bert, whom
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"Aren't you having your daughter
taught to play or sing?"
"No. replied Mrs Flimgilt. "I have
decided that she shall have no accom accomplishments
plishments accomplishments whatever. Instead of striv striving
ing striving for approval "1 want her to have
the superior pose that enables her to
observe the efforts of others with tol tolerant
erant tolerant interest "-Washington Star.
J. G. KIRKLAND, D. P. A
T. C WHITE, G. P. A., Will
minfllon, N. C
"Of course." said the tourist, "yon
know all about the antidotes for snake
"Certainly." replied the explorer.
"Well, .when a snake bites you
what's the thing you do)?"
"Yell Philadelphia Press,
The New Mother.
"When you kissvd your weeping
mother goodby and went out Into the
world to make your fortune I presume
her last tearful injunction was for you
to be pood?" j
"No. make good." I
The best line of Sachet Powders
we have ever shown is now in stock
at Gerig's Drug Store 12-15 tf
AN IDEAIi WOMAN'S LAXATIVE
Who wants to ta"ke ealts, or castor
oil. when there is nothing better
tVn r. I.'ln rr'c. Vaw I.ifo Pills fflT
she intended never to meet again asjj troubles; Xhey act gently
The next morning's mail brought
him a note from her containing the
"Our engagement is broken."
Sawyer looked at it sidewise and
endwise, then shook it as if it were a
toy puzzle, He coukl not understand
it. Anyway something was wrong,
and ho went right over, to the house to
end out about it. Mrs. Tisdale came
down with a suppressed smile and told
him the cause -f the break. Elsie had
tome home the day before heartbro heartbroken.
ken. heartbroken. She had supposed she was going
to marry a gentleman and found that
instead she v ;'.s to marry a ghoul.
Hert vras crushed.
"You'd Txttrr drop the whole af-f.-.ir.""
said Mrs. Tisdale. "and let Elsie
'jet ver it by degrees."
"She'd iuver get over it. groaned
II". t S!i--"i! have a horror of me so
Ti?e fT:ir was si god lesson to Bert.
Ie t ".ari a f-jmtis physician and
tv.vtH- f'rgf tirU the doctors and the
Hifv are t-o different pMpIes. As for
P'v:?,. ms risrht In assuming that
n'.p wnd nivravs have a horror of
and naturally on the stomach and
liver, stimulate and regulate the
bowels and tone up the entire sys system.
tem. system. Price 25 cents. At all drug druggists.
gists. druggists. H. E. Bucklen & Co., Phila Philadelphia
delphia Philadelphia or St. Louis. Adv
felank books and office supplies at
The Murray Company's. 1-3-St
COAST LINE'S TIME CARD
The winter schedule
lantic Coast Line Is now
is as follows:
of the At At-In
In At-In effect. It
Fhe Ri.TTifd ftmthec
Odd Fellows meet tonight.
NEW AND SECONl) HAND
Bought and Sold.
Farm Tools, Casoline Engines, Wag Wagons.
ons. Wagons. Buggies, Harness, Beds and
Bedding, Stores, Tinware, Queens Queens-ware,
ware, Queens-ware, Crockery, Etc.
Phone 481 v
9M C Tlatn Cfiwf nraln Fl9 J Gerig's Drug Store.
No. 39 leaves Jacksonville at 9:30
a. rn., arrives Gainesville at 12:30
a. m., arrives Ocala at 2:40, arrives
St. Petersburg at 9:10 p. m.
No. 9 leaves Jacksonville at 3:40
D. mi, arrives Gainesville at 6:53 p.
m., arrives Ocala at 8:45 p. m., ar arrives
rives arrives at Leesburg at. 10 p. m.
No. 37 leaves Jacksonville at 9:30
p ra., arrives Gainesville 12:37 a.
a., arrives Ocala 2:18 a. m., arrives
St. Petersburg 8 a. m.
No. 38 leaves St. Petersburg 8:30
p. m., arrives Ocala at 2:20 x o.,
arrives Gainesville' 3:58 a. m. and
arrives Jacksonville 7 a. m.
NO.: 10 leaves Leeshurg at 4:45 a.
na., arrives Ocala at 6:05 a. m., ar
rives Gainesville at 7:55 a. m. and
arrives Jacksonville at 10:55 a. m.
No. 40 leaves St. Petersburg at
6:30 a. m., arrives Ocala 12:54 p.
m., leaves Ocala 1:14 p. m., arrives
Gainesville at 3:30 p. m., arrives
Jacksonville at 6:30 p. ca.
at all prices at
THE OCALA EVENING STAR. TUESDAY, JANUARY O. 1914
all during the receiving hours, being
I OCALA SOCIAL AFFAIRS I
(If you have any Items for this department call phone 106)
Pleasant Dinner Party
The Jacksonville .Metropolis -...of
the oth says: Mr. and Mrs. T. G.
"Wiley were host and hostess at a
s,dinner party Saturday evening at
.their home in: Springfield, given in
compliment to Mr. and Mrs. B. H.
Seymour of Ocala.
Covers were laid for fourteen at
the prettily appointed table, the cen central
tral central decoration being red and white
rcees and ferns and "places were
marked with card3 decorated with
Those enjoying the evening with
the host and hostess and the honor
gr.ests, Mr. and Mrs. Wiley, were:
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Braddick, Mrs.
Braddick, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Francis
C Miller, Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Strip Stripling,
ling, Stripling, Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Stanton,
Mrs. S. J. Merck, Miss Louise Booe,
of Ocala; Miss Roberta Stripling,
Miss Emily Stripling and Miss Alice
Miss Xey's Kindergarten
IIss Hallie Ley will reopen her
kindergarten after the holidays Mon Monday
day Monday morning at the English Classical
School. She returned from Lake Lakeland
land Lakeland Friday, where she has been
spending the holidays very pleas pleasantly
antly pleasantly with relatives. Tampa Tribune.
he congregation of Rev. G. w.
Duval, pastor it me Marietta, Ga.,
Methodist chtfrchJ presented him
tn i j jf Jf a i i 1
s wiin a nanasoiiiuauuui. tar iur a
Christmas present J Dr. Duval is the
Xfather of our Lovlis W. Duvaland
has""vislted Ocalal several times.
The women of the Baptist church
are observing this as the "Week of
Prayer," and In connection with
their devotional services are study studying
ing studying a mission book, "In Royal Ser Service."
vice." Service." The meeting on Monday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon was held with Mrs. W. D.
Richie. There were three new mem members
bers members added to the missionary society.
The newly elected officers for the
jear are Mrs. Lula Standley, presi president;
dent; president; Mrs. J. G. Purvis, vice presi president;
dent; president; Mrs. W. T. Gary, secretary,
and Mrs. Louis Duval, treasurer. The
prayer and study circle will continue
to meet at various homes in differ different
ent different parts of town every afternoon
during the week from 3 to 4 o'clock.
Mrs. Dr. Hunter and Miss Nellie
Trimble of Archer spent yesterday
with Mrs. E. M. Osborn.
Miss Miriam Mays arrived yester yesterday
day yesterday from Plant City and was the
guest of her aunt, Mrs. E. M. Osborn
until this afternoon, when she left
for Gainesville, Ga., where she will
resume her studies at Brenau Col College.
lege. College. ;
Mrs. Belle Mershon left yesterday
for Ocala to spend a few days with
her son, Attorney L. M. Mershon,
who is now associated with Col. Bul Bullock
lock Bullock in the practice of law. Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville Sun.
After a pleasant visit with her
son .here, Mrs. Mershon returned
Monday to Gainesville.
Mr. Jesse Pyles, who has been in
Xcrth and Middle Georgia all the au autumn,
tumn, autumn, arrived home Sunday, and
joined his wife, who preceded him a
couple of weeks. Mr. Pyles' health
has been much Improved by his so sojourn
journ sojourn among the North Georgia
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Harrison have
returned from a very pleasant Christ Christmas
mas Christmas visit to their old home In Nor Norfolk,
folk, Norfolk, Va.
Dr. F. E. McClane was a promi prominent
nent prominent citizen of Ocala, who mingled
business and pleasure in the city yes yesterday.
terday. yesterday. Dr. McClane was accompanied
by his wife. Tampa Tribune.
Dr. and Mrs. McClane and their
daughter, Mrs. T. J. Klllebrew, and
five children left for St. Petersburg
last Friday, going through the coun country
try country in "the doctor's big car. They
will spend a fortnight in the Sun
Louis P. WilsoiKre-
rom Barnewell, (S?s
ome, where they
C, their for
spent a few
wheire she has been spending the
holidays with her parents, to Talla Tallahassee
hassee Tallahassee to resume her studies In the
Florida State College for Women.
le in Jacksonville Miss Ley was
guest of frjends. Times-Union.
Mrs. Carney Entertained
A I beautiful reception was given
yestterday afternoon from 3 to 5:30
o'clcck by Mrs. J. Taylor Park, and
daughter, Mrs. Joe B. Johnson at the
horn e of the former No. 245 Plant
Avenue, In honor of Mrs. E. L. Carney
of Senator Carney of Ocala.
. The door was opened by little Miss
Jell Buchanan, and the cards were
received by little Miss Dorthy Throw Thrower
er Thrower a ad Jessie Lee Park, the latter be being
ing being a grand child of Mrs. J. T. Park.
The little ones were fairy-like in their
costpms of accordain-pleated pink
chlffjoh, and their dainty baskets were
tied with pink ribbon. Mrsl A. C
Cle4 is and Mrs. M. M. Taylor greeted
guest In the reception hall. The
was banked with palms. In the
ing room tie receiving: line in
cluded Mfs.L tJ Park, wearing pearl
graji crepe de chene with overdress
of brocaded velvet chiffon trimmed in
rhir estones and pearls and corsage
bouc uet of pink roses ; Mrs. Carney in
gown of white charmeuse with tunic
of white net embroineded In crvstals.
her flowers belnz Dink carnations :
Mrs. Joe B. Johnson, in costume of
canary brocaded velvet chiffon trim trimmed
med trimmed in real lace and rhinestones,
carr; ing Richmond roses; Mrs.
Claude Park wearing seafoam green
charmeuse with shadow lace and
pearls, her flowers being Richmond
roses. All the gowns of those receiv receiving
ing receiving arere entrain. The drawing room
was adorned with vases and baskets
of p nk carnations, smilax and grace graceful
ful graceful i alms. The chandelier lights were
pink flower shades shedding a sub subdued
dued subdued light, Mrs. F. C. Bowyer and
Mrs. W. F. Himes were at the door
leading to the dining room.
In the dining room pink carnations
were arranged. Gold baskets of them
were on the buffet and mantel, and
the lights were shaded with pink. The
serving table was covered with an
imported lace cloth, wide satan rib ribbon
bon ribbon being run through its meshes,
and was tied at one side in an artis artistic
tic artistic way. In the center was a cut glass
vase filled with pink carnations rest resting
ing resting t pon a reflector. Receiving in this
room were Mrs. W. C. McFaddenf and
the young ladies serving were Misses
Adine Fuchs, Alese Owen, Franees
Hedrick, Gertrude McFadden, and
Lillian Park, the latter being a niece
of Mrs. J. T. Park.
A chicken salad course was served
with dainty lettuce and olive sand sandwiches,
wiches, sandwiches, Wafers, mints, almonds and
midget pickles. The coffee room ad adjoining
joining adjoining was beautiful in its decora decorations
tions decorations of green and white. Vases of
narcissus were on the mantel 'and
table. Asparagus fern was draped
abovfe the doorways and windows. Re Receiving
ceiving Receiving at the door of this room were
Mrs. i John Trice and Mrs. Authur
stationed in a palm bower adjoining
the coffee room. Sunday's Tampa
3Irs. Camp to Entertain
Mrs. Clarence Camp has issued
the following invitation:
Mrs. Clarence Camp
Friday afternoon, January ninth
nineteen hundred and fourteen
Ocala Country Club
Miss Geneva Stovall Dancing
Mrs. S. R. Pyles returned home
this afternoon from Batesburg, S. C,
where she has been the Christmas
guest of her son-in-law and daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Cullum.
The reading club met this after afternoon
noon afternoon with Mrs. G. T. Maughs. After
the general meeting a short study of
Germany proved most interesting.
The victims of the auto accident
Sunday evening are resting as com comfortable
fortable comfortable as could be expected. Mr.
A. G. Gates went out this morning
and brought in the machine which,
with the exception of broken springs
and wheel-spokes knocked out, is
little the worse "for wear," and will
soon be in good running shape again,
as none of the machinery or body of
the car was injured.
LIN-NONE, first quality, handkercEifef finish, the new
sheer white material, for all uses, will not wash thick.
Weblj). The coffee was poured by Mrs.
Strickland, assisted by Mrs. Will
thMrs. Wilson s parents.
Miss Fanny Cook spent Sunday in
Jacksonville pleasantly with her sis sister,
ter, sister, Mrs. Bertha Cllne, and her two
Mrs. Jessie Haycraf t has returned
from Jacksonville, where she went
to accompany her daughter, Miss
Ethel, on herrway to Gainesville, Ga.
Miss Ether Ley spent yesterday in
.Jacksonville en route from Ocala,
Houlihan, Jr. Mrs. R. J. Binnicker in invited
vited invited the guests to the porch parlor,
whero the punch was served. The
porch parlor was a lovely bower with
its scft white draperies, and festoons
of smilax around the upper part of
the room. Poinsettias and palms
were banked here also. The punch
table adorned with poinsettias was
presided over by Mrs. Eugene S. Gil Gilmer
mer Gilmer and Mrs. Sam Hudgings.
Gourlie's crchesetra rendered music
There will be an important meet meeting
ing meeting of the Ladies' Greenwood Ceme Cemetery
tery Cemetery Association at the home of Mrs.
Badger Thursday evening,. Jan. 8th,
at 10 o'clock. V V
Every one Interested, in having a
more beautiful cemetery, whether a
member of this organization or not,
Is urged to be present at this meet meeting.
ing. meeting. If you own a lot in Greenwood
Cemetenr and have not the time to
care for it yourself, let the associa
tion attend to it for you. The dues,
per year for small lots, are $4, for
half a square $5, and for a, whole
square $7. .V
If you prefer attending to your
own lot, please bear in mind that the
colored man who works for the as association
sociation association is not supposed to take con contracts
tracts contracts to clean any other than tne
plots cared for by the association, as
he is paid by the day and expected
to do only the association's work;
also see that no trash is throWn
from your lot into the walks -or
driveways, as this puts the associa association
tion association to the expense of having it re removed,
moved, removed, which they can not afford to
Hoping for your cooperation and
presence, we are, "V
The Ladies' Greenwood Cemetery
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CREPE UNDERWEAR, all kinds.
Special Reduction on Long Cloth, ; Table Linen
Beautiful Embroideries and Laces.
WHAT IS ITS INFLUENCE
k 9 9
ID you ever stop to think
how wonderful it is that
simply a man's name means
the finest confectionery in
No need to mention even "candy"
when you want the best Just
That we are the HUYLERS Store
of Ocala would vouch for our high
standard in other lines, even if we
1iad not our "20 years of Quality"
Our stock offers all the most desired
Confections and many novelties.
A box is the key to delight where where-ever
ever where-ever you're going always appreci appreciated,
ated, appreciated, always acceptable. Take a
box along tonight.
T. W. TROXLER
About forty years ago there met on
the shores of beautiful Lake Chau Chautauqua,
tauqua, Chautauqua, in the state of New York,;a
little band of Christian workers
under the leadership of one of our
Maker's greatest in his army here be below.
low. below. Bishop Vincint. This little band
discussed the word of God, created
their schools of instruction in litera literature,
ture, literature, art and science. Each year they
met, each year adding to the scope
of the institution they had organized.
They called this little institution
"Chautauqua." The institution grew.
The great men of the country were
called to Chautauqua to speak. The
great singers and musicians whose
work was in keeping with the educa
tion and instruction of mankind
were called to Chautauqua to give
the increasing multitude the benefit
of their talents. Entertainments by
the artists in keeping with the Chris
tian life were, added, for it was rec recognized
ognized recognized that every healthy Christian
needs and desires the right sort of
The great movement expanded.
Such a movement could not but ex expand.
pand. expand. It pushed out into other
fields, until today each year over
three thousand Chautauqua Assem Assemblies
blies Assemblies are conducted thruout the Unit United
ed United States.
The Chautauqua is distinctly a re religious
ligious religious movement. It believes in re religious
ligious religious uplift and consequently the
moral, intellectual and physical up uplift.
lift. uplift. A Chautauqua is a blessing to
eery community in which it abides.
There is no true Chautauqua that
dees not hold its religious sessions
on Sunday. These .are given free to
The Chautauqua is the broadest
platform in the world. It is unde undenominational
nominational undenominational and opens its arms to
all people who believe In the better
things of life. The greatest orators,
teachers, preachers, scientists, sing singers,
ers, singers, musicians, entertainers who or ordinarily
dinarily ordinarily could not be heard by the
mxisses. are brought to our very
doors at an insignificant cost. Many
a young man and woman has been
inspired with lofty ambitions thru
'the medium of the Chautauqua. Many
a sinner has received his first real
glimpse of the religion of the Lord
Jesus Christ, at the Sunday services
of the Chautauqua.
The public spirited men and wo women
men women who thru their influence and en en-eigies
eigies en-eigies plant the Chautauqua in their
comunity, should be regarded as
benefactors to that community, for
such they are. They should be sup supported
ported supported and encouraged for the Chau Chautauqua
tauqua Chautauqua means much to that com community.
munity. community. V
Ocala is to have its first Chautau Chautauqua.
qua. Chautauqua. Now every loyal citizen who
believes in a great Ocala, get behind
the movement and push. Be present
at every session if possible; he will
be inspired; he will be encourage!;
he. will receive a great treat.
To the Ladies' of Ocala:
Feeling that I have been very for fortunate
tunate fortunate in securing the services of
Miss Katie Launiues, I wish to an announce
nounce announce to the ladies that she is an
expert in several specialties. Besides
being a milliner of note, Miss Laun Launiues
iues Launiues is an expert hair dresser and
makes a specialty of treating the
scalp. Our facilities for serving the
l&dies in these lines are now com
plete and we invite a call.
. Miss Mary Affleck,
1-3-tf Commercial Bank Bldg
A. i r
We are sorry to ltlrn of an acci
Ldent to the five-yeald daughter of
AilT. and Mrs. Tjfimik Randall of
Conner. The lJttle j irl was riding
on the hah'dle-lars o her brother's
bicycle and het fojft got caught In
the wheel, brlakiMr her leg. A
physician was called Irom Ocala by
phone and reached ttJ little suffe
in thirty minutes.
The Moose have much important
Will in a feV days OC- S business to attend to kt their meet-!
' v ir.fir next Thursday evlnine. and all
? cupy the Harrington Hall
I Barbershop, and will, as J:
x m the past, always em em-f
f em-f ploy only first class
t The new shop will con-
tain every modern equip equip-I
I equip-I ment and High Class
X work is assured all pat- i
W. F. BLESCH
Ing next Thursday evjning, and all
members should be prlsent and help
in the deliberations.
William Dixon, a Worthy colored
man, leaves tomorro'T evening for
Orange Springs, wherl he will be
joined In wedlock tJ Hallie Qj
Brown. Rev. Jamei pt Ocala will
J. E. Frampton, Formerly of
Is now located in Ocala. 25
years of my 4ife has been
spent In different lines jof
work "which 1 profess to fol follow.
low. follow. This experience coupled
with a thorough course of
training in Piano Tuning,
Regulating and how to care
for your piano, is why I ask
an opportunity to prove It by
"my work. 1 profess to be an
expert workman on Pianos
Organs and Sewing. Machines.
Drop, a card or call at 229
Daugherty street until fur further
ther further notice.
FOR SALE A 1
raised mule; suitable
and a splendid farm
a surry and harnessi II gwd condi condition:
tion: condition: will be sold rpkrately if de
sired. Phone 37M, orladdress P. O
Rfi 9G. Ocala. Fla. I 12-6t
PAINT SHOP RE3IOVED
On account of constantly fncreas fncreas-irg
irg fncreas-irg business and a need of more
room, I haTe moved to the Burnett
building at 14 Fort Kingt avenue.
ge, Florida- i crmeny occupies uy. u num.
for hauling Clothing Company. ith my mi
nimal. Also! proved facilities I am now better
prepared than ever to handle any
business In my line of painting, wall
papering etc. J. G. SWAIM.
l3-7t ? The Pinter.
THE OCALA EVENING STAR. TUESDAY, JANUARY C 101'
fl.ai Well E
"Y T1 mo
i ,. i i
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The thrifty business man of today can be picked out by the qual quality
ity quality of his stationery and the way it is printed.
The. progressive merchant knows he .must keep the public eye
upon his (bnsiness and the only way to accomplish this is by advertising.
that when you had a house to rent you approached
every man you met and told him so. how long d'you
think your house would remain vacant?
that you had lost a fine watch on the streets and ask asked
ed asked everyone you saw whether they had picked it up.
what chance do you think you'd'have of recovering it?
that you had a desirable lot of household furniture for
sale and told the women folks about it on the streets,
how long would you remain outside the "Nut Club" ?
that you have just received a fine line of the latest
'styles in. men's clothing and depend on your friends
making it public, wouldn't you likely be left with the
lot in stock at the end of the season ?
that you inserted an ad in The Evening Star, which
is read every; day (except Sunday) by practically
every white family in Ocala. wouldn't you be reason reasonably
ably reasonably certain of inquiries if your proposition had merit ?
you'll reach more people in a day than you could by a
personal talk in a month, and with less expense and
that you call Phone 51 and have our representative
call on you.
THIE OCALA EVENING STAIR
"whiniver annywan offers t'give you somethin'
f r notoin', or somethin' f r less than it's wurrth, or
more f r somethin' than it's wurrth -don't take anny; l
chances yell fr a polishmon"
so when it comes to Real Money
Value Printing, play safe,
just send it to
I I 9 l III
Those PHeasIeg Pri mites
Hiiii m Hi
tot Mew Yrar tier
J t Twc!s months of
VC A kalfal brain food VIIl i?A it Ccir
,j nn mj ui i iiwjb, not a cm iu a p7i ptr. itrn a
4 a whtstltv full ot nictnres. S6 to 52 imcpii verT
month. anly, i nspin ng 8toris of travel, ad ven ven-trv
trv ven-trv thletic. iiistorv. nehol 1 if, written by
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Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O E. S., t
meets at Ybnge's Hall the first Fri-
day evening at 7:30 o'clock and the the-third
third the-third Friday afternoon at 2:30, of
Mrs. Emma C. Burnett, W M.
Miss FJorrie Condon, Secretary.
BII1S WANTED FOR PRISON VANS
Notice is hereby given that the
board of county commissioners in
and for Marion county, at their
meeting to be held January 9th,
1914, "will receive bids for four pris prison
on prison vans, of twelve men each, to be
purchased by the county commis commissioners,
sioners, commissioners, said bids to be opened at 12
Done by order of the .board of
county commissioners, December 8,
1913. Seal P. H. Nugent,
Clerk Board of County Commission Commission-.
. Commission-. ers. 12-9-dly tf
A regular annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Marion Hard Hard-v
v Hard-v are Company will be held in their
cRice, Ocala, Fla., on January 13th,
1 1 4, for the transaction of such
business as shall come before the
II. B. Clarkson, President.
C. E. Nelson Asst. Secretary.
The registration books of Marion
county will be open for registration
in each election district during the
months of January and February,
1914. In district No. 1 (Ocala) the
book will be open from Monday noon
till Saturday noon and Friday nights
till 10 o'clock of each week from
first Monday in January till first
Monday in March.
All persons who fail to register in
their respective districts can regis register
ter register at my office in Ocala any day
(Sundays excepted) between March
15th and April 15th. D. M. Barco,
Supervisor Registration Marion Co.
Office upstairs in court house ;
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m., 1:30 to 4 p. m.; telephones, of office,
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CITY OP OCAIiA
Mayor J. D. Robertson.
-Recorder L. T. Izlar.
Assistant Recorf-jr- Joseph BelL
Council J. H. Taylor, president
pro tern; E. C. Bennett, Baxter Carn,
C. W. HanteV; E. T. Helvenston, G.
A. Carmichael, V. G. B. Weihe, C. M.
City Attorney C. It. Sistrunk.
City Clerk H. C. Sistrunk.
Treasurer and Tax Collector W.
Superintendent Light Plant J. C.
Superintendent Water Works J.
Marshal A. J. Brigance.
Fire Chief H. S. Chambers.
. Sanitary Inspector- G. W. Cleve Cleveland.
land. Cleveland. Street Commissioner R obert
City Engineer J. R. Moorhead.
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"We should all be thankful," says
John D. What; oil going up again?
Ej CHARLES EDUONDS WALK
Author of "The Silver Blade,"
"The Paternoster Ruby," etc.
(Covrricht 19U br A. C McQaif a CeO
rifice," he pursued, still Bpeaking very
-xsat you am notning,- van vecnten gently, but none the less earnestly. "It
objected. "You were in deadly peril; is too much to expect that you can en en-the
the en-the fellow was Irresponsible." ; tertain a sentiment toward me that
"I could have brought you assist- anywhere near approaches -mine not
ance, and I did not deliberately. I now. But I can teach yougirl, I can
even kept the affair to myeelf, not teach you! I give you as genuine a
mentioning it to a living soul; except love as any man can ofier a woman.,
that I took measures to protect myself Can't you acknowledge some kindly
from future similar annoyance by that feeling for me in return?" 'I
dreadful creature." In a sudden pas- j "Let me go," ehe begged in an agi agi-sionate
sionate agi-sionate outburst, she sat upright. "My tated whisper. "God knows, I anticl anticl-God!
God! anticl-God! he might have murdered you!" pated nothing like this!"
"But he did not, you see. Nor did "Is the idea so repugnant to you?"
he injure you. So why talk about it? j "You are killing me with kindness!"
I can think of a thousand pleasanter I The quivering rise and fall of her
topics yourself, for example.' Sup- bosom betrayed how profoundly she
pose you tell me who you are?" j was disturbed, and the light in her
The dark eyes were regarding him handsome dark eyes signified a melt melt-tragically.
tragically. melt-tragically. lng mood. Even thv bruises on Van
"My name does not in the least mat- i Vechten's face could not disguise the
ter," she demurred. "I am a despicable fondness with which he regarded her.
creature who had the effrontery to "At least you do not deny it.
hate you just because your name hap-, God!" he broke off in an accession of
pens to be Van Vechten." j irritation. "It is intolerable to be at
That young gentleman pricked up I
his ears at this. He quickly inter-
"That being the case, I seem to be
more concerned than you are willing
to admit. Why should you hate the
name Van Vechten? I must confess
that I have added nothing to its lus luster,
ter, luster, yet neither have I besmirched it,
nor allowed the clan'e gonfalon to trail
in the dust. You see that my feelings
toward you are anything but harsh
and vindictive; so why not tell me
"No, no I am too full of shame and
mortification!" she cried bitterly. "I
owed it my own mean, selfish,
heartless pride to bumble and abase
myself before you. I hated you. But
you are a courageous, noble, high high-minded
minded high-minded gentleman. If you knew ev everything
Again she was unabte to go on.
"Why not tell me everything?" he
"You would hate and despise me
more than ever."
He took one of her hands In his.
"It is impossible that I should hate
or despise you; there is the very best
of reasons why I could not. My ap appearance
pearance appearance isv all against any cause I
might plead, but you are trembling!"
he abruptly broke off.
"I am utterly wretched!" she
For once in his life, at least, Van
Vechten was at a loss. The girl was
so determined to humble herself, the
idea was. so repugnant to his nice
sense of fitness, and his attempts to
influence her were so ineffective, that
he despaired of relieving the situation.
She seemed unconscious of the fact
that he still held her hand, and sat
with head bowed, indubitably very mis miserable
erable miserable and unhappy.
"Listen to me," he resumed after a
pause. "I can show you that your
whole conception of the matter is mor morbid
bid morbid false inexcusable. This is not
the time and place to make this con confession
fession confession not the occasion I should
have chosen but are you listening?,
there has not been one minute since
last Sunday, afternoon that you have
been out of my thoughts."
She looked at him in wonder.
"Sunday!" she echoed. "What do
"That I love you."
She tried to withdraw her hand, but
his closed upon it tightly.
"Ouch! That hurts!" he exclaimed.
She immediately desisted, while a
rich tide of color suffused her cheeks.
"Mr. Van Vechten," she said nerv nervously,
ously, nervously, "this is absurd. Still, if it is
ycr, method of revenge, it is not for
me to show resentment. You do not
even know nry name."
"I do," he quietly contradicted. "It
She uttered a surprised little cry.
"Wait, please," he checked her. "I
want to add that if you believe the
pure, high attributes you ascribe to
me, you must knov? that I could not
take such a method of revenge as assuming
suming assuming that I am seeking revenge, or
even that any grounds exist to justify
revenge, which I deny. It remains,
therefore, that I must be sincere.
"You surely know, Jessie, that love
laughs at conventionalities as well as
at obdurate parents and locksmiths.
It is incredible that such a thing could
happen Fll even admit that.' But the
fact remains that it has happened. I
love you; and if you continue in the
belief that you owe me some amends,
why, we can square matters by you
promising to marry me. I shall accept
your culpability upon that basis and
For a long time she sat looking into
his eyes. Then
"Do you mean that?" she asked very
"I was never more earnest In my
life," he assured her.
"Then," she said, rising and gently
disengaging her hand, "I shall promise
this: One week from today if your
feelings have not changed in the mean meantime
time meantime if you can make the request
with as much sincerity as you do now
I will marry you cny time you say.
She moved toward the reception reception-hall,
hall, reception-hall, and his feelings were too over overpowering
powering overpowering for speech. It all seemed like
a joyous dream coming true or, per per-bajs.
bajs. per-bajs. he was still dreaming. If so.
dream was aDoui to en a, ana no
- "Jessie," he said.
j "Come back here a moment, please.
. There . Give me your
nan again both of them. Now look
at me." She complied with each re request
quest request as quickly as it was made. "Tell
me," he went on, "is that promise a
part of your poor, misguided, self-imposed
; "Don't ask me what urges It," she
replied in a shaking voice. voice.-I
I voice.-I "I shan't accept it .in any such
warped and distorted spirit of self-sac
such a tremendous disadvantage at
this supreme moment. What a sorry
dgure of a lover I am! Will you not
seal the bargain?"
"I do not understand," Bhe mur murmured.
mured. murmured. "Kiss me."
Without a second's hesitation, she
bent down and pressed her lips upor
his. His heart leaped up to meet it.
Then a chill fell upon him; there was
a total lack of warmth in the salute.
"I see," he said humbly, "that the
foolish notion of requital is not yet
banished from your poor head. How
seriously you are taking it! From
your viewpoint I must seem a beast.
But, Jessie, this hour has bem.: the
most genuine and sincere of my life
I wish I could make you believe that."
"I believe you," she said. "Please
let me go I can bear no more."
He released her hand'?, and she re returned
turned returned to the door, where she stopped
and faced him again.
All at once she was transfigured;
the lovely face was glorified by a shy,
half-timid light, inexpressibly alluring,
that wrung a groan from the man at
his inability to rush over and gather
her in his arms.
"How am I to find you again?" he
"I shall not hide from you," she re replied.
plied. replied. "You fly from me," he lamented,
leaving me more wretched than I was
before, although you have promised to
"There are conditions, don't forget,"
she reminded him.
"1 would have Imposed them myself,
and gladly," he retorted.
The dark eyes met hie in a long,
maddening look, while the color rose
in her cheeks.
"I could learn to love you very
easily," she said, and was gone.
Fully ten minutes Van Vechten sat
like a man in a trance; then rousing
abruptly, he called Barnicle.
; VGet me a cigar," he commanded.
" Barnicle tried to oppose an objec objection.
tion. objection. "Mr. Rudolph, your nerves, you
know Doctor Pottle
"Damn Doctor Pottle! Fetch me a
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MARIOX-DUXX MASONIC LODGE
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A.. M. meets on the first and thirn
Thursday evenings of each month at
7:30 Vclock, until further notice.
C. E. Simmons, W. M.
Jake Brown. Secretary. Ad
THE CAUSE OF
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Desk calenders for
By ESTHER VANDEVEER
Martin Borland, a man of wealth,
having lost his wife, married again.
The new connection was especially un unfortunate
fortunate unfortunate for him and his only child.
Mildred, who was sixteen years old at
the time of her father's second mar marriage.
riage. marriage. Mrs. Borland was no sooner
married. than she laid a plan to secure
her husband's fortune. He was suffer suffering
ing suffering from an incurable disease when
she married him. and this enabled her
to work her plan more easily.
Her first move was to make the
house so unpleasant for her stepdaugh stepdaughter
ter stepdaughter that she was forced to leave it and
go to live with au aunt. This enabled
her to have her husband to herself,
and us soon as bis daughter had gone
the stepmother began a systematic
nagging upon her husband to compel
him to make a will leaving his proper property
ty property to her.
Had Mr. Borland been in good health
he might have withstood her prod prodding:
ding: prodding: but, affected as he was with a
nervous disease and made a virtual
prisoner by his wife, it was not long
before he broke don under the strain
and signed a will leaving all his ims ims-sessions
sessions ims-sessions to her. except some swamp
lands that were nearly worthless.
Irevious to his marriage Borland
had willed everything he owned to
Mildred. Mrs. Borland jtnew of this
will and world have .rced it from
her husband that she might destroy it.
but it was in Mildred's keeping. The
only thing that Jezebel could do was
to torture her husband Into making
another in her own favor. 'As Mr.
Borland grew worse his wife kept' ev every
ery every one from him except his physician
and an occasional friend, her brother
giving as a reason that the invalid
was uot In a condition to see any one.
She realized that Mildred's friends
after her father's death might advie
her to try to break the will, but the
schemer relied upon her bein.t able to
cut off any proof that, any 'undue .in .influence
fluence .influence bad .been brought to bear on
the testator. She changed the serv servants
ants servants frequently in order that they
might not get an inkling of what she
was doing. She om-e a week intro introduced
duced introduced into the sickroom friends .-.of
her husband, but never permitted any
of them to remain alone ..with hint a
At last Borland died. His wife pro produced
duced produced the will he had made in her fa favor,
vor, favor, and a lawyer to whom she had
paid a large retaining fee stood ready
to enforce it against any demands' that
might be set up by poor Mildred, who
had not a cent in the wo rid to prose prosecute
cute prosecute with and no one to take an in interest
terest interest in her case. .
Soon after her father's "death Mil Mildred
dred Mildred asked permission of her stepmoth stepmother
er stepmother to take away a few belongings she
had left there. She was permitted to
do so, was denied nothing she claim claimed
ed claimed and went away with a lxxful of
odds and ends, among them a 'few
books. On getting them to her home
she looked them over tearfully before
putting them away. Some of the books
she had loved when a child. One of
these she took up and was reading a
familiar passage when she noticed a
daub on a word. Turning the page,
she noticed another daub" on another
word. A few pages farther was still
another. Turning over the leaves.' she
found the book full of these daubs that
had evidently been made with differ different
ent different substances. Scrutinizing them
closely, she found that some of them
mijjht have been made with a drop of
coffee, some with the juice of a berry,
and on one so much of the substance
had been left that she was able to
examine it closely and surmised it to
Mildred was puzzled. She tried to
remember from what room she had
taken it. but could not do -so. A sus suspicion
picion suspicion came to her that these daubs
might mean something. Two words
that were daubed "wife" and "Will"
directed this suspicion. She wrote the
words down in the order in which they
came, but they fvere a jumble. If they
had' been daubed to tell something the
person who had dune the work had not
been able to find consecutive words
for the punose.
Then Mildred cut out the words she
had written and began trying to ar arrange
range arrange them so that they would mean
something. Several times she gave np
the puzzle, but always returned to it.
She iitude certain sentences, but found
nothing intelligible for the whole.
Finally she hit upon two words "my
and "wife for a beginning which,
after "many transpositions, solved the
puzzle. The final reading was this:
My wife is holding me a prisoner. I
cannot communicate with any one except
her and her brother. She has forced me
to make a wi'l in her favor. It is not my
last wi'l and testament. That instrument
is possess ed by my daughter, to whom
I give all my property.
There was no date or signature.
Mildred's theory was' that her father
had managed to keep the book near
him and when his meals were brought
to him had used bits of food in lieu of
a pencil. She carried the book to a
lawyer, who took np her case in the
courts and by skillful management
succeeded in getting the cipher mes message
sage message accepted as evidenc;. The case
dragged a long while, and .a time Mrs.
Borland's lawyer offered to compro
raise. But Mildred's counsel advised
her to hang on for all or nothing.
Finally a judgment was obtained set setting
ting setting aside the will made under duress
and validating the one held by Mil Mildred.
dred. Mildred. "..'.""
POLLEN HAD TRAVELED FAR
Over Nearly Four Hundred Miles It
Made It Way to Fertilize
- Similar Tree.
In Paris dwells a man Interested In
rare and exotic plants, says' the Chris Christian
tian Christian Herald. A friend who had been
In the Amazon brought him home a
rare tree. In the winter he keeps It
at the hothouse, hut when summer
comes he carries it into his garden.
So beautiful is the bloom that he gave
garden parties that men might behold
the wondrous flower. One summer's
day he noticed a strange thing that
set his pulses throbbing a singular
fruit had begun to set. Sending for
an expert, they took ..counsel togeth together.
er. together. They knew that this was the
only tree of the kind in Paris, and
they could not understand from
whence had come the pollen that had
fertilized the plant At length they
published the story in the papers, and
that story brought the explanation.
A merchant wrote that years before
he had brought to Marseilles a young
plant from the Amazon. The pollen
of that tree, nearly four hundred miles
away, had been carried on the wings
of the wind over hill and vale and
found out the blossom that awaited
SAW STREET AT A BAD TIME
New Yorker's Explanation to Prov
I nee town Visitor Who Dis Disparaged
paraged Disparaged Broadway.
As the Lexington avenue. car turned
a corner, and the conductor yelled
"Broadway," two women on. the front
seat leaned far out, and anxiously
scanned the street. After a few min minutes,
utes, minutes, one said:
"Well, say what they may about the
crowded streets of New York, I just
tejl-you, Sarah, I'm disappointed in
my first sight of Broadway. It isn't
half as -crowded as Westminster
street, in Providence."
A young man who belonged in this
town was sitting in front of the two
women. He' hitched uneasily while
Sarah agreed that New York crowds
did not come up to expectations, then
apparently- unable to stand these
slurs on his native city, turned around:
"Excuse me for interrupting," he
said, "but you just wait till noon, and
I bet the streets will be more crowded
then than they are in Providence." Providence."-New
New Providence."-New York Evening Post,
To Sell a Lame Horse.
"When my father's got a lame trot trotting
ting trotting horse, sir, that he's trying to
shuck off his hands," -faltered the
White Linen Nurse, "he doesn't ever
go round mournful like, with his head
hanging, telling folks about his won wonderful
derful wonderful trotter that's just 'the littlest,
teeniest, tiniest bit lame.' Oh, no.
What father does is to call up every everyone
one everyone he knows within 20 miles and tell
'em : 'Say, Tom, Bill, Harry, or what whatever
ever whatever your name is, what in the deuce
do" you suppose I've got over here In
my barn? A lame horse that wants
to trot! Lamer than the deuce, you
know, but can do a mile in two forty.
Faintly the little smile quickened
again in the White Linen Nurse's
eyes. "And the barn will be full of
men in half an hour,", she said.
"Somehow nobody wants a trotter
that's lame, but almost anybody seems
willing to risk a lame horse that's
plucky enough to trot." From "The
White Linen Nurse," by Eleanor Hal Hal-lowell
lowell Hal-lowell Abbott in the Century Maga Magazine.
Didn't Annoy Him.
A gentleman took a country friend
to the opera one night to hear the
"Meistersinger" performed. He was
very anxious to see the effect of Wag Wagner's
ner's Wagner's glorious -music on the country countryside,
side, countryside, and watched him keenly during
the rendering of the overture, which,
grand as it is, 13 a little noisy, more
especially when the bang of the drums
and the crash of the cymbals occur at
But the countryman's face remained
absolutely unmoved. At last the Lon Londoner
doner Londoner could bear his friend's indiffer indifference
ence indifference no longer.
"Doesn't this glorious volume of
sound affect you?" he said.
"Oh, not in the least." was the calm
reply. "You forget I'm a. boiler boiler-maker.
maker. boiler-maker. London Tit-Bits.
How the Term Originated.
Adam was out one night after Eve
thought he should' have gone home,
and she cried.
He went to work without kissing
her next morning, and she cried.
She put on a new fig leaf one day,
and when he didn't notice it, she
He told her once that her cooking
wasn't as good as his mother's would
have been if he had had a mother, and
she cried. v
He let their first wedding anniver anniversary
sary anniversary slide by without noting it, and
He gave her a beautiful diamond
ring, and she joyfully wept.
Then Adam said to himself:
"Now I understand what the poets
mean when they say Dewy Eve.
Its Probable Reference.
"The pen is mightier than the
sword," said the ready made philoso philosopher.
pher. philosopher. ,-. ; ".:
"I don't quite see how the adage ap applies
plies applies to current conditions," com commented
mented commented the man with a practical mind.
"It probably refers to the fact that
the sword as cow worn is entirely
harmless, while a fountain pen can ex explode
plode explode in a way that will ruin a il
suit of clothes in five seconds.
By FRED L, YOUNG
When the steamer Orinoko on her
way from Naples to New York, stop stopped
ped stopped at Gibraltar a man came aboard
with a number of boxes, which were
marked ""Machinery." He was a
pleasant spoken, hail-fellow-well-met
sort of person, who made acquaint acquaintance
ance acquaintance rapidly; with the other passengers
He bet freely on the daily run of th
ship and if he won opened wine to cel celebrate
ebrate celebrate his good luck and if he lost
opened wine to celebrate the winner
luck. Jn either case he opened wine.
Billy Mickleton. the gentleman re referred
ferred referred to. soon became known as the
best fellow on the ship.
"What's in all those boxes, Mickle Mickleton,
ton, Mickleton, you brought aboard with you?"
asked a passenger.
"When we approach the Atlantic
coast you'll all know. I'm going to
make an experiment that will attract
the attention of the world."
"Why not tell us now?"
"I'm under contract with a New
York newspaper to keep the secret till
the last moment The paper is to have
the exclusive rights of publication."
Nothing so absorbs people as curios curiosity,
ity, curiosity, and the Qrlnoko had not long
passed Madeira before everybody was
talking about Mickleton and the experi experiment
ment experiment he was going to make. Some be believed
lieved believed it to be a trial trip of a new
kind of boat, whose parts were packed
in the boxes. Others guessed that he
had invented a light submarine to be
managed by one person. He would
put it lu the water when the ship wos
oJ Sandj nook and. moving under
water, beat her to her dock. A thinl
crowd guessed that Mickleton Intended
to be shot out of a mortar from the
ship's deck and come down with a
When the ship was 500 miles from
port Mickleton secured the' permission
of the captain to remove the contents
of the boxes to the upper deck. When
they had been unpacked and carried to
the deck. Mickleton set to work and
put together an aeroplane. The pas passengers
sengers passengers gathered about '-blur to watch,
some who knew. something about
aeroplanes curious to see the machin machinery
ery machinery put in But Mickleton waited, till
they all turned in for the night to do
this work, and when they came on
deck in the morning-they found the
aeroplane concealed under a canvas
The captain kindly ordered the ship's
carpenter to make a past-age for the
machine by taking down the stern rails
and otherwise render a tart ossible.
When all thes things were done and
the passengers had nothing to do but
wait they crowded around the aero aeronaut
naut aeronaut and plied him with questions.; "Is
It a new power you're going to test?"
"Are you going in ahead of the ship or
going to make a transatlantic flight?"
Is it to break a record, for speed or
for height or for distance?"
Mickleton said that It grieved him
not to lie able to satisfy them, but that
be was dependent on the newspaper
with which be had made his contract
for funds to carry out his experiment
and if he Jet out anything he would
forfeit a small fortune. When a man
became too persistent Billy opened a
bottle of wine.
Fire Island was sighted at 0 o'clock
m the morning. At 10 Mickleton was
ready for his l!Ight. The last article he
put on h!s machine was a small box.
He opemd it and 'showed provisions.
From the size of the box it might con contain
tain contain food and drink to last a week. It
was evident from this that the flight
was to be a long one. and it was the
opinion of most of the passengers that
Mickleton' was Intending to make
straight acros-? the Atlantic back to
Gibraltar. If necessary he would have
stopping points nt the, Azores and Ma Madeira.,
deira., Madeira., Just before starting Mickleton went
to the wireless otnee and sent a mes message
sage message In cipher to, a New' York news
puper. If any one had any, doubts as
to the truthfulness of the aeronaut's
excuses for not telling his intention this
removed theia. Leaving the wireless
oQce. he returned to his aeroplane,
went under the canvas, made a final
inspection of the parts, theu. removing
the cover, got aboard. Sailors on a
mn pushed him along the deck; he
caught the air. hardly striking the
water surface, then rose gradually.
The ship was steaming westward
along the Iong Island coast The aero aeroplane,
plane, aeroplane, rising, turned toward the land,
passed over the eastern end of the
island and gradually passed out of
sight The Orinoko reached Sandy
Hook about noon, but leing delayed
at quarantine, was not docked till the
next morning. Every passenger was
on deck and eager to read the account
of the aeroplane flight, the start of
which he had witnessed. Not a single
newspaper mentioned It i
Mr. .Mickleton passed out of the
minds of the passengers of the Ori Orinoko
noko Orinoko as he had passed out of their sight
over Montauk -Point and was for forgotten.
gotten. forgotten. Bnt the time came when they
read ; the newspaper account which
was a very different one' from what
they had been told about It reported
bow the slickest smuggler working be between
tween between Europe and America, who had
Ions evaded customs officers, had been
caught red handed. Among his smug smuggling
gling smuggling devices the article gave an ac account
count account of his getting a million dollars
worth of diamonds in free of duty by
means of an aeroplane from the deck
of a liner.