VOL. 2 1
OCALA, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY -1, 1914
Iresident lias Decided that Policy of
Embargo is Xot Neutrality but
Washington, D. C, Feb. 4. Pres
ident Wilson has decided, to lift the ; Monterey, Saltillo, San Lui
embargo on exportation of arms to and others against which Villa, with
Mexico. a rebel army, estimated at 15,000
President Taft fssued" the procla-j ffien now is Preparing to move as the
AFRAID TO BFFE
government from obtaining credit
Officials here who have been in
constant touch with the Mexicans
eay the constitutionalist forces have
; been at a great disadvantage be
cause of the artillery of the federals.
The constitutionalists, while plenti plentifully
fully plentifully oi rvnl? n-i tH email arme nm
... . Cause of California and Other White
munition and guns, are almost en-
tirely without heavy artillery. Men Abandoned by Our Cow-
Surerior artillery has enabled the! ardly Congressmen
! Huerta forces to hold the large cit-j
ties to the south, Torreon Tampico,
mation which barred exportation of j
first step in a campaign against-Mex-
Washington, Feb. 4. After a
stirring debate in which leaders of
both parties pleaded with the House
to avoid Japanese complications, the
Asiatic exclusion amendments to the
pending immigration bill were over
whelmingly rejected yesterday.
ij-jy a vote oi is- io j lu nuusc
tirely and leave the immigration
bill entirely free of Asiatic exclus exclusion
ion exclusion features. They contended that
exclusion clauses would invite a
presidential veto of the entire immi immigration
gration immigration bill.
The bill as it now stands is mere merely,
ly, merely, an immigration measure without
restrictions as to race or color..
ico City. Every administration of-l
arms to all sides on March 4, 1912. j fir.!al whn was lft into the confi3emr
He did that under authority of a! of the few who knew of the impendTpted the proposal ol Representa-congressional-
resolution empower- ing step, took pains to emphasize Hanfby to bar
in thp Tripnt tn tav ,ih action fact that Washington was not raising; -1S auu J
ing the president to take such act on constitution. amendment of Representative Hayes
whenever he should find that m ; nQr evidnce of svrapaJ barring all. Mongolians, negroes and
any American country conditions of thy with their cauej Put merely toiMalays not Protectel bv treaty and
domestic violence exist whether pro-Correct an unequalitv in the warfare Passport agreements. Representative
moted by the use of arms and muni-! which has been brought about by theMann evoke PP1'" whe he
'oneration of the Droclamation ofgraveiy yieaueu nu u. lepuu
uUo colleagues to put aside all consider-
Tn TUL II
IU ML I
tions of war, procured
President Wilson will continue to
exercise discretionary power in is-,
suing permits for the exporting of j
arms so they may not fall into irre irresponsible
sponsible irresponsible hands. As far as possible
only military chiefs on both side3 in
Mexico will obtain the munitions.
Exactly how that will be done has
not been worked out. The presi president's
dent's president's decision wa3 reached after
many months of careful study, and
whie in the first instance the belief J Washington, Feb. 3. Women
of the administration was that the workers who toil daily in the mills
denial of arms wras a humane act,
President Deeply Impressed by Their
Appeal for Votes, but Could
3Iake Them no Promise
lation of party advance in voting on
"We owe allegiance to the coun coun-trv,"
trv," coun-trv," he said, "above our party alle
giance. Foreign affairs should be
handled in a delicate way. We owe
it to California to protect her against
Representative Shirley of Ken Kentucky,
tucky, Kentucky, made a similar plea to the
democrats and despite the fact that
the test vote showed a majority for
the amendments they were rejected.
Chairman Burnette of the immi immigration
gration immigration committee, and his follow followers
ers followers began work early yesterday in ai
CANT CURE THE CAUCER
Radium in the Case of Congressman
Bremner, Proves a Fruitless
Ealtimore, Feb. 4. Congressman
Robert G. Brefnner of New Jersey,
who has the entire supply of radium
possessed by Dr. Howard A. Kelly,
and valued at $100,000 placed in a
cancer last December, is dying. It was
announced last night that complica complications
tions complications had arisen and death was a
matter of only a few days, perhaps
. Realizes Condition
Mr. Bremner rallied yesterday
from his weakened condition and in insisted
sisted insisted on working on a bill he has
before Congress. Yesterday after-
One of the finest and Richest Tracts
of Kstate Land in the County to
be Divided and Placed on the
Following close on the heels of
some of the big land sales of tracts
of the poorest land that it is possi
ble to get in the state, cut up into
tracts of 5, 10, or 20 acres comes the
announcement that Sugar Hammock
has at last been placed on the market
and is being cut into small farms of
40 acres each.
Long years ago, before the civil
war, when one could have his pick
of land in Florida, the. father of the
late Col. Abram Martin came here
from South Carolina, with his slaves,
live stock and household possessions
and .sought out the best location he
could find for his immense planta plantation.
tion. plantation. He bought several thdwand
acres of land, comprising Sugar
HsmmncV past of what is Tinw Lo-
noon he called his brother, Lethi .. . .
. , 4, well station, and which is reputed to
Dremner oi mcniuonu, v a., 10 iubi. . .
and the mines and in the sweat shops
and the factories of the nation plead-' attempt to beat the amendment en-
ed yesterday with President Wilson
for his assistance in the cause for HHXXKIXXMXXS
woman suffrage. The president re regretfully
gretfully regretfully told them, as he did a dele-
the conviction has grown, upon the
Washington government that its
policy has operated unequally to toward
ward toward the warring factions.
Partiality instead of neutrality
was the .result of the policy, in thejgatlon last December, that he could
opinion of the president and the I not urge anyhing on Congress which
members of his cabinet, who finally had not received the organic consid
determined that the- real neutral eration of the democratic party.
course would be to put both fac-1 Monday's demonstration not the j A
tions on an even footing.
The administration also believes
that to permit the situation to drift; the cause, but the tales of hardship,!
SWIFT AND PALATIAL
bedside and, telling him he realized
the end was not far off, requested
him to take charge of the Passaic
with whom he came in contact.
. When Mr. Bremner consulted Dr.
Kelly in December it is understood
that neither Dr. Kelly nor his assist assistant.
ant. assistant. Dr. Burnam, because of the size
of the cancer, ever had been sanguine
about a cure, but the .Congressman's
optomism was communicated to all
with who mhe came in contact.
Only a few weeks ago Mr. Bremner
went out riding with his wife and
X i his sister, and when the carriage re-
brass band, the street procession, the ,t.
colored pennants and battle flags of Y
y turned to the sanitarium he alighted
About four years ago he began to
YACHT "CITY OF OCALA ::jfel the ain of the cancer, but
. Aiir.ougni u rneumausm. in a rew
weeK v i . -
months he learnea its deadly nature.
Three round trips a
between Silver Springs and
Palatka over the beautiful
Physicians in this country and Europe
1 marslv rr-n t t-1 Vm i n tr t h A strilE'S'lp t.O liVft OTJ low WepS. of A
(tlUilg WWUlcl lC lli i t A J v.uiJHiwuLii3 o j i y
to an incessant struggle.
tn-.irlct rrrnto Silvpr Snr n?s it
w - I a-
j LJJU oaiiliatiuuia l w i niucc nuu civjv-
- 11 111 r I I If 1 IIIIKI L I LI i 11(11 f L I L..L L.U 11. 1 U 1 - - -
have declared they have secured
enough ammunition from the feder federals
als federals the Washington government
realizing the important effect mor morally
ally morally through the country will be de derived
rived derived from this action.
It was understood in official cir-
breaking tragedies of poverty
fected the president deeply.
' President Depressed
' As the delegation left the executive :
: offices, discouraged and disappointed
t because they obtained no postitive
i aid, they did not know that the pres- j J.
ident himself was depressed, per- Y
-ioc that annnnnppmpnt nr ine nres- i t v. a
v" iiiips etcu in u i c luau iucj xs ixrj
ident's determination to lift the em- j went to luncheon with his familv. He I
bargo had gone forward to Charge tod a frjend afterward he wished he I Y
O'Shaughnessy in Mexico City prob- j could nelp Dut saw no way to do it
ably with instructions to advise the There is every reason to believe,'.
Huerta government. however, that the day gave added
For many weeks senators on the : stimuius to the president's desire for
government relations committee earijr legislation to social justice and
have been urging President Wilson i in;iustriai ref0rm mentioned in hisi&
to allow free importation of arms to first annUal message.
the battlefields in the hope that the j pive hundred women old and
war might soon be ended and peace ;y0ung most of them plainly dressed
restored. Those close to the pres- Dut earnest and determined, went to jY,
ident said he would take such action 1 tne white House, but only a commit- j j
as only one of the last resorts of the tee 0f twenty-five with five speakers, i
Mexican po'icy, preferring to depend gained audience with the president, !
on the "moral pressure" for the time the others waiting until the argu-;
being, and the "financial blockade," (..
which has so far stopped the Huerta (Concluded on Seventh Page) !V.
run and Oklawaha river, fam famed
ed famed in song and story as the
most wierdly beautiful water waterway
way waterway in the world. Boat sails
from Silver Springs every
Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday
day Saturday morning at 8 o'clock.
Sails from Palatka every
Monday, Wednesday and Fri Friday
day Friday at 6:30 a. m. Trips made
entirely by daylight. Elegant
a la carte service on board.
Every accommodation, con convenience
venience convenience and safety aopli aopli-ance.
ance. aopli-ance. For further information, ap apply
ply apply or write to
111 in Bed When Elected
Mr. Bremner's election to Congress
was accomplished while he lay in
bed ill. He did not make a speech.
The election is said to have been a
tribute to his pluck. On the night
before election, President Wilson,
! then Governor of New Jersey, wait-
to hear whether he was to be
of the United States, is
to have visited Passaic and to
have made a speech for Bremner.
i I Mr. Bremner is a native of Keiss.
land in the state. The family, settled
on the land and built up a great
plantation estate, the colonial resi residence,
dence, residence, slave quarters, cotton gins
and sugar mills having long since
fallen into decay or been burned
The heirs of Col. Abram Martin,
still own 1200 acres of the choicest
cf the land, nearly. all of which is
cleared and in a high state of culti cultivation,
vation, cultivation, and the entire tract is fenced
There is a tract of hammock wood
land remaining on the tract, and
there is one neat cottage 6n the prop property,
erty, property, built two years ago, in which
the company's surveyors are now re
For a good many years the Mar
tin estate has not cultivated- the
land themselves, but have rented it
out to others who have farmed it
very sucessfully. One has to look at
the corn stalks on the land, from last
year's crop, to realize what the soil
is. The tenants make 40 bushels of
X ; said
ments extending for a period of sev several
eral several years with only 6 per. cent- in
terest cn the deferred payments.
With any kind of hustle and suc
cess, any one of the purchasers can
pay for his lot in two or three years,
besides making a living for his fam family.
ily. family. This is no fairy tale nor roseate
advertisement of an irresponsible
land company, but is based on actual
results achieved on this same tract.
There is no wait and no heavy ex expense
pense expense of clearing the land', removing
stones, stumps and roots, fencing,
etc., but the man -who invests in the
Sugar Hammock tract, is ready to
put his plows into the rich mellow
loam and turn his soil for his first
crop, and he will only need to visit
the property and want to do this
same thing, if he Is any lover of
farming break the soil and put in
something to grow.
k The location of the property Is
ideal, and there are no transporta transportation
tion transportation problems to be solved. Lowell
taticn is in half a mile of part of the
land and the most remote section of
the tract is not over a mile and a half
J from the station. The purchasers
will have the city of Ocala with all of
its advantages, only 10 miles away,
by either rail or an excellent hard hard-surfaced
surfaced hard-surfaced road. Early vegetables can
be delivered to the refrigerator cars
at the loading station in 10 minutes
after they leave the fields or the
packing sheds of the growers, and,
as few stations cn the A. C. L. Rail Railroad,
road, Railroad, ship more vegetables, melons,
canteloupes as well as live stock than
dees Lowell, theTe are always buyers
right on the ground from the best
commission houses of the north,
ready With their check books to pay
for the produce, with their cash at
The Partridge-Woodrow Company
wrill soon be in position to announce
"Ready" with the famous Sugar Sugar-Hammock.
Hammock. Sugar-Hammock. Both Mr. Woodrow and'
Mr. Partridge have been all over-:
Florida individually or separately
they have handled many land propo propositions,
sitions, propositions, and are firmly convinced that -this
is the best of them all as a farm
ing proposition and are very proud to
be able to put so meritorious a prop-
osition.upon the market. Just now
there is not an acre for sale, and"
none will be sold until it is all ready ready-to
to ready-to be placed on the market, with-all
the plats and maps ready, and an ab--
corn per acre on the land, without stract of each tract, showing the title-
a pound of fertilizer and in many to be perfect
cases without adequate cultivation.
Home people are be
coming interested in the trait and a
With a farm of 40 acres of this j good portion of the land will be tak-
land, any thrifty farmer or truck
grower can make a comfortable liv living
ing living and lajT up money, it is not worth
while to attempt to farm in Florida
with less, and the tract will be di divided
vided divided so that one can have any num number
ber number of the 40 acre tracts.
en by residents of this section who
can appreciate the value of the land.
OCALA LUUUE NO. 280, t. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge, No. 286, Benovelent
and Protective Order of Elks, mem
i the second and fourth Tuesday even-
C. (Ed) Carmictiael, ?
Silver Springs, Fla.
SILVER SPRINGS CO.
Ocala. Silver Springs Palatk
MARION-DUNN MASONIC LODGE
Ma-Ion-Dunn Lodge No. 19. F. &
A. M. meets on the first and ihrro
Thursday evenings of each month af
7:30 o'clock, until further notice.
Baxter Cam, W. M.
Jake Brown. Secretary. Ad
Chas. W. Hunter,
Joseph Bell, Secretary.
Caitness, Scotland, where the family
emigrated to Canada when he was at Ingress and egress -will be provid-4ings in each month,
youth. His mother. Mrs. Alexander led for each tract, so that no purchas- ren a1 ways welcome.
Bremner, is living in Camilla Can-' r wl have to cross his neighbor's
ada. 'land, neither can he ever be fenced
out of his own.
Engineer E. B. Raiguel and a
corps of assistants are on the ground
surveying, staking and platting the
big tract of rich land. This work
will soon be completed and the prop property
erty property will be placed on the market.
The selling plan will be an attractive
COTTAGE FOR RENT
My cottage on South Third street,
next door west of the primary school
house, all modern conveniences, is
for rent at $20 per month., R. R
one and will give any worthy man an i
opportunity to pay for the land out
Call phone 433 if in need of plain j of its own crops, after makin
r fancy dress making.. 1-8-tf. small initial payment. The other pay-
SUGAH HAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala
THE NUT CLUB
"The Man With the Hoe" Secures a New Member.
By F. R.MORGAN
CObpyrlgbt, 1913, Western Newspaper Union.)
YOU LlKE-To MAKE A I
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THE OCA LA EVENING STAR. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1914
. OCALA OCCURRENCES I
Masons meet tomorrow night-
Moose meet tomorrow evening.
Judge J. C. B. Koonce of Bushnell
is in town.
Mr. E. C. Harris i3 feeling much
Mr. George Carmichael is resting
easy this afternoon.
SUMTER COUNTY WILIi
BE WITH US AGAIN
Mr. Rae Ferguson came in from
Janney today to visit hi3 parents
Mr. F. W. Ditto is a business vis visitor
itor visitor to Dunnellon today, going down
in his car.
Mr. David S. Williams, secretary
of the Marion County Fair Associa Association,
tion, Association, was present at the meeting of
the Sumter county board of commis commissioners
sioners commissioners Monday, and obtained the
hearty approval of that body to the
proposition that Sumter join with
Marlon next November in a big.
double-barreled county fair. Sumter
made such a splendid exhibit with
so little time for preparation last
j autumn that we may expect some
thing immense next time. The Star
is glad that Sumter will again be
with us, and hopes that Citrus will
also come in.
SHOOTING AT THEM
il ALL SIDES
Mr. J. H. Burroughs of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, auditor for the Ocala Northern
Railway, was in town today.
Mr. J. W. Jackson of Lockhart,
formerly a frequent visitor to Ocala,
is here on business.
Mr. J. D. Odom, formerly of this
city, now located at Lake Pickett,
was In town yesterday on business.
Mr. Richard Howard of Columbus,
Ca., now visiting at Leesburg, was
in town today to consult a physician.
Mr. and Mrs. H. Fodden of Palat Palat-ka
ka Palat-ka have moved to Ocala to reside
and yesterday rented a cottage in
the northern part of town.
FOR SALE Thoroughbred Jersey
"bull, two and a half years old, at a
"very reasonable price. R. L. Ander Anderson,
son, Anderson, Ocala, Fla. 2-4-2t
Messrs. John T. Lewis and son,
John T,. Jr., came up this morning
from Oklawaha to transact business
in the city.
Messrs. Tompkins & Cobb sold
two fine mules this morning to Mr.
Lutz, the hardwood dealer at Inver Inverness.
ness. Inverness. Messrs. Knight & Lang then
.fitted the team up -with harness.
Mr. W. A. Stringfellow of DeLand,
came in on the 8:45 train last night
and will leave tonight for Jackson Jacksonville.
ville. Jacksonville. He represents the Como Mills,
The county judge has issued mar marriage
riage marriage licenses to Mr. J. W. Sands
and Miss Lillie Taylor, to Mr. J. M.
Hurst and Miss Sindia Taylor, to Mr.
Eugene W. Pender and Miss Helen
Mr. J. G. Claiborne, a live news newspaper
paper newspaper man, representing the Florida
DeveloDer department of the Jack
sonville Metropolis, was in the city
today, interviewing our business
men in the interest of his first-class
Rev. Roy B. Bowers, of Harriman,
Tenn., will be in Ocala in a few days
for a month's visit. During his stay
lie will preach at the Christian
church. He expects to be here in
time to fill this pulpit next Sunday,
announcement of wftieiririHhe made
ABOUT TO HAPPEN
The Marion County Board of
Trade, largely composed of men who
either directly interested in farming,
trucking and fruit growing, or
closely connected with those indus industries,
tries, industries, will very likely lead a move movement
ment movement to put on refrigerator cars,
which will carry crops to the north northern
ern northern markets without the assistance
or interference of the Southern Ex Express
press Express Company.
With the government carrying
bigger and bigger packages every
few months by parcel post, and ship shippers
pers shippers combining to ship their produce
in carload lots, it may come to pass
that the country may find out it can
do without any express companies.
And that would be horrible for the
INVITATION TO THE
At the Tuesday night meeting of
the Marion board of governors of the
Marion County Board of Trade, the
secretary was instructed to write to
E. W. Montrose,- president of the
Florida Local Underwriters' Asso Association,
ciation, Association, and thru him invite the as association
sociation association to hold its next meeting in
Ocala. A similar invitation has been
extended by the mayor in behalf of
the city. Mr. D. W. Davis is a rep representative
resentative representative of the association, which
is one of the livest and most influen influential
tial influential commercial bodies in the state.
TRAIL OF UNCLE STEVE
J. Fred de Berry, the clever mus musician,
ician, musician, traveling man and deputy mar marshal,
shal, marshal, was in the city Tuesday night.
J. Fred is really serious about run running
ning running for Congress against Mr. Spark Spark-man
man Spark-man in the first district.
MEANS MUCH TO MARION
At the meeting lot the Odd Fel
lows last night, Jlessrs. Abner Poos Poos-er
er Poos-er and John Robiftjjon 'were, instruct instructed
ed instructed in the duties fcf the,, first degree.
There was a good attendance, and
the degree, team was injfine form.
SALE Eggs foretttng;
Tsarred Plymouth Kocks, Indian Run Runner,
ner, Runner, ducks; $1 per setting. H. S.
Wesson, with Carn-Thomas Com Company.
pany. Company. 2-3-1 m
In conversation with a Star re reporter
porter reporter today, Mr. L. R. Chazal said
that the citizens of this county
should all work together' to knock
out the new and exorbitant rates
fixed by the Southern Express Co.
on vegetables to the northern mar markets.
kets. markets. Mr. Chazal is a director in a
local bank. Last year, at the be beginning
ginning beginning of the vegetable shipping
season he left the city and was ab absent
sent absent two or three weeks and when
he returned was very much gratified
see that the deposits of this bank
haM .increased $100,000 during that
timV. Nothing could illustrate what
the shipment of vegetables means to
this county better than this state statement,
ment, statement, nor could the effect of a conf
iscatory express rate be more forci
bly brought home to us.
are prepared of POTATOES
with addition of FLOUR,
EGGS, SALT and BAKING
POWDER, All blended in the
the right proportion and sea seasoned,
soned, seasoned, which makes the ready
product a wholesome and
most delicious food.
Try it for
10 Cents the Package
0. K. TEA-POT
PHONES 16 and 174
. OCALA, FLA.
The King's Daughters will meet
tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock with
Mrs. C. L. Bittinger.
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
, Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala
Concentrated and Sustained Fire
Being Poured Into the
The Southern Express Company
and its monopolistic allies probably
realize that they have stirred up a
hornets' nest sure enough. The Ma-
rion county board of commissioners
passed the following resolution
Tuesday, which, was promptly tele telegraphed
graphed telegraphed to the Interstate Commerce
To the Interstate Commerce Com Commission,
mission, Commission, Washington, D. C:
The Board of commissio'ners of
Marion county in session today re resolved
solved resolved to enter its strongest protest
against the application of the new
express vegetable tariff. It will put
the majority of our producers and
shippers out of business. We urge a
continuation of the old rates. The
damage to Florida, will be fearful.
Let us urge immediate action in be
half of the people.
C. (Ed.) Carmichael,
J. W. Davis,
W. T. Henderson,
D. A. Watkins,
County Commissioners Marion Co.
Board of Trade Acts
The following resolutions were
passed Tuesday night by the board
of governors of the Marion County
Board of Trade, and copies have
been mailed to our senators and rep representatives
resentatives representatives in Congress.
Board of Trade Resolution
Whereas, We are advised that on
I Feb. 1st, 1914, the Southern Ex
press Company has put into effect a
tariff on vegetables that is so exces excessive
sive excessive that it will be prohibitive; and,
Whereas, Such action on the part
of a eommon carrier is not .in har har-many
many har-many with the best interest of our
state and we feel is a step backward
in our development and progress;
Whereas, The interests of the pro producer
ducer producer hand in the balance, for "the
change of rates per crate to that of
per hundred pounds and such a .rad .radical
ical .radical increase will force the large
per centage of our truckers to aban abandon
don abandon the raising of these crops-as
said rates show conclusively thatithe
net proceeds per crate would notbe
conducive to results advantageous to
the producer; and,
Whereas, We believe this question
one that the Interstate Commerce
Commission should handle at once in
the interest of the people, as it ap appears
pears appears that the Florida growers and
shippers are being made the "goat"
in a rate war between the express
companies and the parcel post ser service;
vice; service; therefore, be it
Resolved, That the Marion County
Board of Trade after a conference
with the city council and concur
rence therein, enters its strongest
protest. Likewise urge the Inter Interstate
state Interstate Commerce Commission to force
the express companies to maintain
the old rates; be it further
Resolved, That copies of these res resolutions
olutions resolutions be sent to our senators and
representatives at Washington, re requesting
questing requesting them to appear before said
Interstate Commerce Commission in
benalf of Florida, her growers and
shippers and insist that the old
rates be restored. Also a copy be
sent to the National League of Com Commission
mission Commission Merchants urging their sup support
port support in our contention.
Resolved further, That the secre secretary
tary secretary of the Marion County Board of
Trade is hereby authorized to cer certify
tify certify to the above resolutions which
were unanimously passed on Feb. 3,
I hereby certify that the above
resolutions were unanimously pass passed
ed passed on the 3rd of February, 1914.
J. D. Rooney,
Sec'y. Marion Co. Board of Trade;
W. O. Osteen of Ocala, one of
Sheriff Galloway's efficient deputies,
was here Sunday to secure Ernest
Brown, a negro arrested by Sheriff
Ramsey upon a warrant charging
him with breaking and entering in into
to into a house near Lake Weir. Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville Sun.
... Owing to the fact that our milk
supply has been cut "down so that we
will not have' a sufficient quantity
for our dispensing purposes, we will
not be able to fill any orders for
either pints or quarts.
This applies to all.
1-15-tf Gerig's Drug Store.
Merchant's Block, Ocala
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala
J. E. CHACE
Rooms 9, 10, 11, Holder Block
L. F. BLALOCK
Office Over Commercial Bank
OCALA, i LORIDA
Age and History of the Oeala National lifanlY
This bank has been organized -three years. Duniithis time we have done
everything possible to render satisfactory service to thev piibjic.
Our Deposits on March 7tH; 1911, were ;'l;2i3.V-.--": $62,642.00.
First Call Made by Comptroller. -'"f Scf).1. -X. ,? ...
Last call made by Comptroller, Jan. 13, 1914Detf were $327,5C5.24
.rvs on own oy uur statement.
We are very grateful to the public for the liberal patrbnzie extended the bank
and will fnnrinn rn srv mn in nil i;n! kinr:n i
,. w- J uw imuuuuk 9U IIS UlCill v uur LuauuueQ
Depositary for U. S., State o f Florida, County ) of McHon, City of Ocala
jum Lu bUWAKQS, President. C. CAMP. Vice President. I IT.' D. STOKES, Cashier
Extra large, well rooted trees
of choicest varieties, that will,
if given decent care, return
fine income in a very few
price is very
quality is considered f
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(INCORPORATED) I- :
I Boairdliiiaii, Rfli Cffliilty, Ha, I
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Fair and colder tonight northwest
portion; Increasing cloudiness prob probably
ably probably rain Thursday In peninsula;
fair tonight and Thursday, colder to tonight
night tonight except in extreme south por portion;
tion; portion; colder Thursday.
MARION COUNTY DIRECTORY
Judge Circuit Court W. S. Bul Bullock.
lock. Bullock. Ocala.
District Attorney E. W. Davis,
Clerk Circuit Court P. H. Nugent,
Sheriff J. P. Galloway, Ocala.
Tax Collector W. L. Colbert,
Tax Assessor Alfred Ayer, Ocala.
Treasurer John M. Graham,
Surveyor W. A. Moorhead, Ocala.
Judge of Prouate Wm. E. Smith,
County .Commissioners C. Carmi Carmichael,
chael, Carmichael, Ocaia; J. W. Davis. Summer Summer-field;
field; Summer-field; W T. Henderson. Lynne; D. G.
Watkins, Dunnellon; Walter Luff Luff-man,
man, Luff-man, Sparr.
Board Public Instruction J. U.
Brinson, Superintendent. Ocala; B.
R. Blitch, Blitchton; J. S. Grantham.
SUGAR HAMMOCK IiANDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf
All kinds of pastry, cakes and
bread fresh every day. "In quality
we trust not quantity." Carter's
Bakery, North Main street. 1-26-tf
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-1 3-tf
S. 1. STANLEY, Proprietor
Corner Oklawaha AvenueatM Main Street.
The J. D. RobeftsdffBtiilding.
A Full Line of Choice
Liquors, Wines and B
Courteous Service arid Choice Goods Dis Dispensed
pensed Dispensed at our Bars.
Prompt attention and best of service to
all mail order business. ;
Some of Onr Leading Brands of Whiskey:
Old Charter Oak Rye, "Echo Springs Rye,
Old Anderson Corn Whiskey,
Kentucky Taylor Rye,-- Silver Brook,
Harlem Club, jg Mount Vernon,
And a full line of Gins, "Wines and Brandies.
You will be welcome at my place.
Make your headquarters with
OCALA WEEKLY STAR, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1914
The best place tcf tiuje money is where they have
vaults for safely protecting it. Every week we see'
newspaper accounts people having been robbed.
Sugar-bowls, rag-bags', under the carpet, behind pic pictures
tures pictures and all of those other places where people con conceal
ceal conceal their money, arerwell-known to burglars. Hide
it in OUR BANK, then you know you can get it
when you want it.
DO YOUR BANKING WITH US
We Pay 4 per cent Intemt on Savings Accounts
AYE HAVE THE "EDGE" OX THE RAZOR BUSINESS, BE BECAUSE
CAUSE BECAUSE OUR RAZORS AND CUTLERY HOLD THEIR EDGE.
AVE HADLE ONLY THE BEST RELIABLE BRANDS OF CUT CUTLERY
LERY CUTLERY AND HARDWARE.
WE SHAVE OUR PRICES WHEN
WE FIRST MARK OUR
Marion Hardware Co.
Phone 118, Ocala, Fla.
W. W. Dept., house rent.
Total $13. 2 20. IS
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 f
was ever brougnt to this part of Florida. We have overstocked
our store in them, and our greed in buying will be your gain in
coin, as we are going to sell them out at ridiculously low prices. 4
We also have a complete line of rain goods for your bodily pro-
tection better than insurance and doctors.
! Knight & Lang
Clerk's Report fhows the City to lie
in a Good Financial
At the regular meeting of the city
council last night Chairman Hunter
and Councilmen Fausett, Knight.
Roess an 1 Tolar were present.
The city marshal asked for an ad additional
ditional additional policeman for night service
and also that he be advanced $50
per month for expenses in recorder's
court. Upon recommendation of the
police committee it was resolved
that $25 a month be allowed as ex expenses.
penses. expenses. Application of A. C. Blowers for
electric current for running his
lime plant north of the city was re refused,
fused, refused, the city attorney advising
that the city could not furnish such
power outside the city limits.
Application of X. Doney for posi position
tion position of night stock impounding of officer
ficer officer was referred to the street com committee.
mittee. committee. Doney offers his services for
the fees secured from his work.
A communication was read from
VV. P. Wilson protesting against the
water standing in the-low place on
Exposition street and also flooding
his property adjacent. Referred to
street committee. He also presentel
a communication offering the use of
his property for laying drain pijies
so as to carry off the surplus water
( from the section above described,
I provided it did not interfere with
j any building operations he might
! see fit to make. This communica-
tion was also referred to the street
j committee with request to report ar
J a later meeting.
The action of the building com com-j
j com-j mittee in allowing changes in the
Anderson building on Magnolia
street was approved.
A petition signed by the property
owners on South Eighth street to
have three incandescent lights plac placed
ed placed on same was referred to the
street committee with power to act.
Request is made that lights be plac placed
ed placed at Eighth street intersection of
Sanchez street. Tuscawilla stree t and
between Watula and Clark streets.
b. m unristian presented proposi
tion to put in a drain well on Ex Exposition
position Exposition street. Referred to street
committee with instructions to re report
port report back to council.
Dr. H. F. Watt was elected city
health officer for the coming term, in
accordance with ordinance passed at
Several insurance men appeared
before the council and asked for 'a
portion of the city's insurance busi business.
ness. business. The matter was referred to
the finance committee with instruc instructions
tions instructions to divide said business with the
recognized licensed insurance agen agencies
cies agencies of the city.
A resolution was passed requiring
that all plumbing and water fixtures
erected after April 1, 1914, to be
connected with the city water works
stand a pressure test of 100 pounds
The clerk was instructed to give no notice
tice notice to that effect.
The superintendent of the water
works was authorized to purchase
automatic valves, gongs, etc.. neces necessary
sary necessary to carry out the plans for ob obtaining
taining obtaining even pressure on the pipes.
Mr. Roess, for the finance commit committee,
tee, committee, asked that they be given more
time in which to make up the budget
for the year, as they desired the re report
port report of the auditors for reference.
The matter of allowing the use of
only one meter on the Presbyterian
church property was refused, as the
rules of the water department are
that water can only be furnished
: property under one roof through one
Complaint having been entered
: tnat tne seaooara railroad was un
lawfully blockading the Magnolia
street crossing over its lines, it was
ordered that the city marshal place
an officer at said poin. to see that
the ordinances are complied with.
Receipts and Expenditures
The following report of the re
ceipts and expenditures o
WARRANTS DRAWN DL"
Salaries, officers, clerks
etc., etc $
Police Dept., salaries .
Witness fees and costs .
Street Dept., labor
Sanitary department, la labor
bor labor and expense
Light for public use
F. and W. Dept.. salaries.
Supplies and repairs ....
E. L. Department
W. W. Dept.: labor ....
81. IS 1
B. V. PARTRIDGE, JR. DAVID S. WOODROW
E. L. WITHERS
;! Auction Lot Sales a Specialty.
Huntington, West Va., and Ocala, Florida.
I 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.
Total warrants drawn.! 9,202.08
DISBURSED BY CITY TREASURER j
General fund $ 3.330.95 j
Slectrie light fund 2.444.77
Water works fund 1,600.59
Bal. on hand Feb. 1
Bond interest fund .
Electric light fund ... .
Water works fund . .
Water works bond fund
$14. 90S. SO
Outstanding scrip, Febru February
ary February 1st, 1914:
General fund $ 1.552.S6
Electric light fund 333.66
Water works fund 240.88
Total $ 2.135.40
H. C. Sistrunk. Clerk.
The light and water committee
asked that they be granted further
time in which to file their report as
they desired to inspect the report of
the auditors now being made before
making their recommendations. The
request was granted.
Application of C. G. Parker to be
placed on the police force was re referred
ferred referred to the police committee.
Interest coupons amounting to
$806 from city bonds were ordered
All the current bills which had
been property audited by the com committees
mittees committees were ordered paid.
The bill of the Woodmar Sand &
Stone Company for paving was or ordered
dered ordered paid on work completed and
accepted, provided the city be re released
leased released from responsibility for pay payment
ment payment for work not accepted, unless
collection is made from parties inter interested.
ested. interested. The city attorney was instructed
to draft an ordinance to be presented
at the next regular meeting provid providing
ing providing for the opening of South Fourth
street from Sanchez street west to
Watula street: and also to report
the probable cost of putting said
street in good condition.
The clerk was instructed to take
such steps as are necessary for as assessing
sessing assessing city property added since
lest assessment by reason of the ex extension
tension extension of the city limits.
There being no further business,
the council adjourned.
A BRILLIANT VIOLINIST
Bertha Wooden, Director the Bertha
Wooden Orche-tra, a Violinist of
Unusual Attainments, at the Ocala
Miss Wooden stands in the fore- j
most rank of America's la ly violin-:
ists. Her natural sense of musical
interpretation, with persistent appli appli-cation
cation appli-cation and thoroughness, coupled 1
with years of study under the best
masters, has most amply fitted her
the city : for solo playing and orchestral direc
tor the last month was made by the tion.
The Management of DR. McCLANE
Medical, Surgical, Hydropathic
and Electric Institute
Announces the moving of the Institute
offices and treatment rooms to the Z. Butte
Building on Main Street, southeast corner
of Public Square, entrance between The
Murray Co., and Troxler's stands.
Larger quarters, more fully equipped and will be run
strictly ethical lines.
HOURS: 9 A. M. TO 4:30 P. M. PHONE 333.
Bal. on hand Jan. t, 1914 $
Collected by tax collector,
Tax certificates, attorney
Collected by marshal:
Police court fines
Collected by clerk:
E. L. Dept.. service ....
1 E. L. Dept.. supplies ....
. E. L. Dept.. meters ....
, Market rent
, Road tax
Collected by water works
W. W. department, tap tapping
ping tapping mains
W. W. Dept.. meter sales
::;..- 4 4. 65
Years of study and under such
I masters as Henry Schradieck and
Frederick Stock, director of the
Thomas Orchestra, have imbued her
with a quality of technique and ex expression
pression expression that insured the success she
has so manifestly gained.
Her whole life has been wrapped
i ii n in her nr: and nroficiencv in all
359.15 that goes to make the great concert I
15.00 artist has brought unlimited -praise
frcm the large audiences before
which she has played.
Years of experience wi'h the great
Schradeick have amply fitted her for
the task of imparting to the mem members
bers members of this orchestra musical genius
and application, enabling her to!
build it up as one of the country.
Years of drill and practical exper- j
ience under her brilliant direction
have enabled it to become one of the j
country's best interpreters of the
world's great music.
We are Making a Big Reputation on Our
We have selected our brands, and they have
been blended according to our own formulas, and
come to us direct from the importers in the green
berry. In the store we roast and grind the coffee,
the day you receive it. It is the best co.Tee that
Ocala has ever had for th money.
Our First Product at 30c a Pound
Our Brick City at 40 cents a Pound
Cannot be excelled. Are you using it?
SOME LATE ARRIVALS :
New Florida Syrup, 50 cents a gallon.
New Barrel of Dill Pickels.
Sweet and Sour Cucumber Pickles, not mixed.
All kinds of New Crop Nuts.
Have you tried the Phillifiino Nut?
Choice Florida Sugar Cured Bacon.
Quaker Corn Flakes, 3 packages for 25 cents.
A CARLOAD of Star Stock and Star
PouTry Foods Just Received. Nothing bet better
ter better or more economical for your stock or
Phone 163 OCALA, FLORIDA
"an honest man may have a bad tit It throutrh no fault of his own"
"a good man does not always mean a good title'
"men pass away, titles run on forever.'
"an abstract of title is the only niean lj wNtcl rnn etermine
whether you are buvini- c-u'
rrida title & abstract compau;
SIGAK HAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala
ROYAL ARCH MASONS
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M.. on the
fourth Friday in every month at
7:30 p. m. C. E. Simmons, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secretary. Ad.
Gas in the stomach comes from
fool which has fermented. Get rid
of this badly digested food as quick quickly
ly quickly as possible If you would avoid a
bilious attack. SIMMON' S RED Z
REGULATOR is a proper remedy.
It purifies the stomach, liver and
bowels and strengthens the diges digestion.
tion. digestion. Price, large package, $1;
small size. 25 cents. Sold by all
Masons meet Thursday night.
THE OCALA EVEXIAG STAR, WEDNESDAY,1 FEBRUARY 4, 1914
OCALA EVENING STAR
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY
KITTING ER & CARROLL, PROPRIETORS
B. It. Carroll, General Manager Port V. Leavengood, Business Manager
J. H. Benjamin, Editor
Entered at Ocala, Fla.f poatoffice as second class matter.
One year, in advance $5.00
Six months, in advance.... 2.5
three months, in advance.. 1.25
One month, in advance 50
One year, in advance $8.00
Six months, in advance.... 4.25
Three months, in advance.. 2.25
One month, in advance 80
As Judge Bullock's recent decis decision
ion decision in the case of the tax collector of
Marion county versus S. M. Stanley,
in which the tax collector tried to
collect license for two bars, and the
judge decided that he could collect
for only one place of business, has
caused considerable press and other
comment, and as, probably no one
except the lawyers who heard the
judge's decision understood his real
grounds for making it, the Star in interviewed
terviewed interviewed Judge Bullock and asked
for his reasons, which the judge, in
his usual accommodating and public
Constitutionality Not Involved
It will be seen by the following
that the constitutionality or validity
of the statute was' not involved, and
the judge did not pass on or offer
any opinion on it. He simply decid decided
ed decided that the defendant in the case
didn't have to pay a double, license,
and gives his reasons as follows:
Section 31 of Chapter 644, Laws
of Florida, 1913, says: "Dealers in
spirituous, vinous or malt liquors
shall pay a license tax of one thou thousand
sand thousand ($1,000) dollars in each coun county
ty county and for each place of business and
each bar or place where liquor is
separate place of business under this
act and require a separate license."
The judge held that where the
fact3 showed, without dispute, that
the party accused was retailing liq liquor,
uor, liquor, wines and beer in one room of a
building which room was approxi approximately
mately approximately thirty feet wide and sixty-five
feet long, with two doors fronting
on 'the street, into one of which
white people entered and into the
other colored people entered, with a
partition from the entrance or front
and not up to the ceiling and run running
ning running back into the room approxi approximately
mately approximately 30 to 35 feet and turning at
rlghtangles north and coming up to
within six to eight feet of the north
wall of the room and a counter over
which liquors were sold running the
entire length of the room and on
north side and giving a continuous
view the whole length of the coun counter,
ter, counter, which counter somewhere near
the middle lengthwise had a space
- of about two to three feet cut out
. and Into which a cash register sat,
allowing space for one man to pass
-around the cash register and between
snnfft t th pnnntAiv That.
white customers were served at the
west eml of the counter and colored
people at the east end of the coun counter.
ter. counter. That it was one man's business,
one management, one set of men at
work and the room and business
under one observation of all trans transactions
actions transactions therein at the same time,
and when a man was selling liquor
under these conditions he was not
required to have two licenses, for the
mere reason that he served white
people at the west end of the coun counter
ter counter and colored people at the east
end of the counter. That such a
condition is not what is meant in the
statute by "each place of business
and each bar or place where liquor
i3 sold to customers shall constitute
a separate place of business under
transported twenty-five miles by
rural route before reaching the rail railroad.
road. railroad. He rode with the mail clerk3,
shared hi3 lunch with them, and ar arrived
rived arrived at his destination in good condition.
The State Chamber of Commerce
i3 proving its usefulness. Following
hi3 making public the fact that the
new express rates now in effect real really
ly really increase to a marked degree the
rates on Florida truck. Secretary J.
O. Stevenson sent the following tel telegram
egram telegram from St. Augustine Tuesday:
Interstate Commerce Commission,
Washington, D. C.
Your order increasing express
rates on fruits and vegetables from
Florida to northern points will ser seriously
iously seriously affect the agricultural de development
velopment development of this state and virtually
wipe out all profits on produce of
the small shippers who, on account
of sparse settlement, cannot make up
car lots. ,We earnestly urge suspen suspension
sion suspension qf proposed rates until we are
given further hearing.
James O. Stevenson, Sec'y.
Florida State Chamber of Commerce.
come producers instead of consum consumers.
ers. consumers. Why these figures? Why have so
many young men left the farm for
! the cities? Here is our answer.
taken from facts and conditions com coming
ing coming under our personal observation.
It is because, in those sections where
euch is the case, the limited oppor-
tunities and financial returns from ;
high-priced land are not justifiable j
and he accepts the vocation most re-
numerative. He is not blessed in 1
those less favored sections with equ- j
able climate, long growing season J
and the wonderful opportunities of
the sunny southland. He must pro produce,
duce, produce, with a greater amount of work
in a given time, where a number of
states, taken as a whole, will only
net $27.65 per acre of land cultivat cultivated,
ed, cultivated, while here, under more favorable
conditions, taking the state as a
whole, produces $109.78 per acre.
There's where the difference lies.
If you, here, of the alert progres progressive
sive progressive type, who realize the far-reaching
magnitude of these conditions,
will grasp the opportunity soon to be
presented to you, secure a real farm
with real soil of unquestioned mer merit,
it, merit, a home proposition, out of the
"blue print" colonization class, you
will lay the stepping stone to a foun foundation
dation foundation of future independance and
incidently by your production, help
move the commercial wheels of prog prog-gress
gress prog-gress and thereby make a better
county and a better state.
EXPRESSED IT EXACTLY
Mr. H. S. Kealhofer, traffic man manager
ager manager of the Jacksonville board of
trade, sent the following letter Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday to R. Hudson Burr, chairman
of the state railroad commission:
Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 3, 1914.
Hon. R. Hudson Burr, Tallahassee.
Dear Sir: In reference to advance
in express rates, your careful atten attention
tion attention is invited to article in the Ocala
Evening Star, Monday, February 2,
1914, with the caption "Peter Rob Robbed
bed Robbed toPay Paul." We think this is
an excellent explanation of what the
advanced express rates will do for
the small grower in Florida.
Jacksonville Board of Trade,
H. S. Kealhofei, Traffic Mgr.
BoiaT TFestt to LmgIz
That your valuables will not be stolen or consumed
by fire. The unexpected often happens.
Give them the positive protection afforded by our
Fire and Burglar Proof vaults.
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent.
"THE BEST IN BANKING."
HER COIN WAS SPENT
OX THE SIXXER AT HOME
The Lakeland Telegram has mov moved
ed moved into its new three-story brick
building. The Telegram is a credit
to a thriving city and deserves a
good home. Jacksonville Metrop Metropolis.
olis. Metropolis. All of which is the truth, and
makes us hope that the Telegrams
for Ocala will in future be mailed
on Sunnyjim every afternoon.
Mrs. E. H. Clarkson, wife of a
well known Jacksonville dentist,
took a ride in an airship with Avia Aviator
tor Aviator Gray at Atlantic Beach Sunday
JAMES G. WILSOX
The greatest eerror Judge Speer
has committed is living too, long. If
Dr. Osier could have taken him in
charge ten years ago, his good fame
would have been secure.
Over 5000 employes of the express
companies of the United States have
leen discharged because, the man managers
agers managers allege, the parcel post has cut
so deeply into the express business
that a reduction is necessary. If the
express companies had not been so
swinish, the parcel post would never
-have been instituted.
"31t. A. P. Stuckey of this city has
"been elected first vice president and
a member of the board of directors
of the Florida Life Insurance Co.
Mrs. E. H. Staley, of Wellington,
Ivan., received her two-year-old
nephew by parcel post Tuesday from
his grandmother in Stratford, Okla.
".The boy wore a-tag about his neck
showing it had cost IS cents to send
'.bim through the mails. He was
New York, Feb. 3. General James
Grant Wilson, soldier, editor and au author
thor author died here yesterday, aged 81
General Wilson was born in Edin-
borough, Scotland, 1832. He came to
this country at an early age and em embarked
barked embarked in the newspaper business,
founding the Chicago Record in
1857. He was commissioned as
major in the federal army in 1862,
and for meritorious conduct on the
field was breveted brigadier-general.
He resigned his commission in 1865
and became engaged in literary work.
He was the author of a large number
of books and a writer of wide reputation.
WISE AND OTHERWISE
Without being predjudiced to any
proposition under our control, and
after having traveled practically the
entire state, which afforded ample
opportunity to judge of the develop
ment possibilities of many different
sections, we are thoroughly convinc
ed and say, unhesitatingly, that
Sugar Hammock has the best soil of
any land coming under our scope of
observation. Having come original
ly from a state where land such ,as
this sells at from $150 to $250 per
acre and on which the annual net re results
sults results run from $25 to $40, you will
realize the Import of the statement
when we say that Florida in general
presents the most perfect agricultu agricultural
ral agricultural climate in the United States, has
the greatest possibilities" of agricul agricultural
tural agricultural development, but sorry to say,
the most neglected opportunities.
America's increasing population
necessarily calls for increased food
supplies. Agricultural, the basis
fundamental of all industry and
prosperity, is the source from which
the nation must be fed. The dinner
pail man, the professional man as
well as the high-powered man of fi finance;
nance; finance; all, yes even the masses, are
more and more realizing this po potent
tent potent factor and are paying their re respects
spects respects to the man behind the plow.
When we take into consideration
statistical facts that from 1890 to
1900 our population increased 21 pr
cent and the cultavable area of farm
land increased 34 per cent and that
during the last decade, or from 1900
to 19-10 our population again in increased
creased increased 21 per cent and the increase
in farm land was but 5 per cent, it
is but logical to say that the law of
supply and .demand has more to do
with the high cost of living than the
tariff and the back to the farm move movement
ment movement will do more to render a feas feas-able
able feas-able solution to our present day ec economic
onomic economic problems than the most fav favorable
orable favorable legislation. If the broad broad-minded
minded broad-minded thinking man will pause
just for one moment and recognize
the scope of these national facts and
its effects on our posterity, then may
we rightly judge, will come that de desired
sired desired reaction and more men will be-
( Clipped Without Credit)
Cheer up! The first is over.
A high class liar is considered a
high salaried necessity in some kinds
There are several undesirable
brands of trust, but trusting to luck
is, as unsatisfactory as any.
Silence may be golden, but the yel yellow
low yellow backs speak with a mighty big
Japan will take part in the Pana Panama
ma Panama exposition, even if she is building
a few extra warships.
Girls should be very careful in se selecting
lecting selecting a chaperone; many a likely
chaperone gets all the attention.
Professor Ehrlich says that, the
new medical discoveries will be along
the line of "chemo-radiotheraphy."
The name is mysterious enough to
Lucretia Luncheon's piles of pelf
were 'never spent upon herself;
She said that shows and Paris
Were wicked freaks of fashion.
To fill benighted Zulu chiefs with
sound and ethical beliefs
And turn their wives toward high higher
er higher lives
Was her consuming passion.
The Income from her city blocks and
bank accounts and bonds and
She always drew when it was due,
And spent in generous measure,
Admonishing the Hottentot to shun
the dip and turkey-trot.
To put aside the Gaby glide.
And other forms of pleasure.
Emanuel Mink, a grocery clerk, ap approved
proved approved Lucretia's noble work,
He loved to stand and hold her
And tell her of his craving
To go to Senegambian coast and up uplift
lift uplift the heathen hosts,
And never pause until there was j
Xo savage left for saving.
The lady loved this kind of talk, and
and she and Mink would often
With laggard feet along the street,
Considering the chances
Of making Maoris refrain from rec recreations
reations recreations wholly vain,
Like eating foes at evening's close
Amid demoniac dances.
Things seemed to look all right for
Mink until one day he chanced
He'd better knock Erastus Shock,
Who'd lately met the lady.
He said that Shock turned out the
lights on Broadway these mid
In keeping hep to each new step
Xice folks considered shady. v
Lucretia pondered this awhile, and
then with a delightful smile,
She cried, "Xo more on Afric's
On heathen black and yellow
My money I shall need to spend;
you've taught me my true work,
So now good-bye! I'm going to try
To save this dreadful fellow."
When Shock and Miss Lucretia wed,
Emanuel with a heart like lead,
Went back once more to tend the
Hope crushed beyond revival.
But one thing he at least has learned,
and that is if you'd fain be
By lady fair most everywhere,
Just try to knock a rival.
is nothing: quite
so sweet to the ears of
M bride as sterling silver.
Apart from the quality which
is high here, and the chasteness
of the patterns which can be seen
at a glance, it is important to know
that the prices are not extravagant.
Oar jewelry store is the best place in the
county to get suggestions for wedding presents.
We have made a study of this "gift question." It is oar
business to know what is suitable for various gift occasions.
Choose Your Gifts Here
Oat stock is varied and so are the prices. Every taste and
every pocket book- is sure to be suited. We have
many inexpensive bat dainty utile novelties here
besides silverware which will make excellent guts.
This is a jewelry store where you esn gret just what
you arc looking lor at tee price you want to pay.
Everything in oar fine lice of silverware.
tent, jeweirjr, watches, etc., contains
nothing but real, tangible values.
coupled wttn up-to-cate styles.
Drop In and let us assist you M?tt'
cnoostng your weaaing
Marion County Abstract Company
GRAHAM BROTHERS, Lessees,
First consideration and especial attention given to small tracts.
Ocala Seed Store
is headquarters for Potu Potu-try
try Potu-try Foods and Stock, and
Poultry Powders. We keep
on hand all tho time:
COXKEY'S Poultry and
Stock Foods and Rem-
edies; a full line.
A large assortment of
Marion county is one section of the
state in which a great quantity of
peanuts falias ground peas) is rais raised,
ed, raised, and the Ocala Star says that the
growers should hegin to use the pol polishing
ishing polishing machines so that they would
be more attractive in the market.
But if polishing "pekon" nuts is un unallowable
allowable unallowable under the pure food law, is
it not a violation of the law to pol polish
ish polish ground peas pinders, goobers or
peanuts? The things that worry
us most about well, peanuts are:
1st, to find a retail vender who sells
first quality nuts; 2d, to find a vender
who does not overparch them. When Whenever
ever Whenever we find one, our nickel is his'n.
Tarpon Springs Leader.
THE GLOWING ELECTRIC GRILL
boils, broils, fries, and toasts
With ElGrillo you can prepare a dainty breakfast quickly right on
the table, the cost? less than one cent for the electricity that is used.
connect to any available electric
light socket and turn on the current
and the coils instantly turn cherry
The Interchangeable u tensils take
full advantage of the heat.
Any two cooking operations can be
carried on simultaneously.
Heating element in El ElGrillo
Grillo ElGrillo is guaranteed for
five years. Price $5
Ask for demonstration.
H. W. TUCKER,
Plumbing and Electrical Contractor.
I EMPIRE CAJFE
Opposite A. C. L. Station.
OCALA NORTHERN SCHEDULE
Xo. 74, leaves Ocala daily except
Sunday, at 1:23 p. m. Arrive Bur Bur-bank,
bank, Bur-bank, 2:30 p. m.. Fort McCoy, 2:50
p. m., Orange Snrings, 4:05 p. m.,
Palatka, 5:15 p. m- Sunday train
leaves Ocala 1:25 p. m.; arrives Pa Palatka,
latka, Palatka, 4:25 p. m.
Xo. 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.
ni., arives Ocala 10:40 a. m.
Fresh bread, cakes and pies every
day; delivered to any part of the
city. Heint' Bakery. 12-3l-tf
SINGLE MEALS THIRTY-FIVE CENTS.
TWENTY-ONE-MEAL TICKETS. $5.25. ;
. B. B. BAUM, Proprietor.
Mclver & MacKay
UNDERTAKERS and EMBAIMERS
Fine Caskets and Burial Robes.
. E. 3IclVER and C. V. ROBERT
t Funeral Directors
Kli Work Done by Licensed Em-
balmers and Fully Guaranteed
D. E. McIVEU. ........ 104
C. V. ROBERTS S05
Undertaking Office. ........ 47
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Ocala Chapter, Xo. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Flora Brown, W. JL
Miss Florrie Condon, Secy.
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-1 3-tf
Many a man is so full of ideas that
he slops over.
THE OCALA EVENING STAR, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4 1914
I have on hand at all times
ct the barns and lot on West
Exposition St., (Broadway) a
big drove of first diss horses
and mules for you to make
your selections from. Every
head of this stock has been
selected by me personally in
the markets. I will guarantee
to give you as good stock at
as low price as can he had in
the state. Every animal, is
warranted to be as represented.
EL Jo McMls
Phone 356 OCALA, FLORIDA
When It Leaves Our
after being repaired, you can rely
upon it that your machine is in per perfect
fect perfect condition, because we give it a
thorough overhauling and we know
where to look for the weak spots and
just Iiow to remedy them. We. are
experts in repairing of motor cars,
and we understand every branch of
the business. Our employees are
thoroughly practical men.
17 N. Main St.
Tley're M Hflly,
No, we are not referring to the late spring :
bonnets for women nor the. jaunty chorus girls. :
What we are talking about is those pretty Spring :
Patterns for Men's and Boys' Suits now being :
displayed in our style books. There is probably :
not another house in Florida with the complete :
assortment that we are showing for this spring's
wear. Drop in and let us show you over the line.
Harrington Corner OCALA, FLA.
WHO'S WHO, AM) WHY
Ask Your Merchant. Watch The Star.
W. H. MARSH
Ull OUTLAW AU ST
MIXING FERTILIZER AT HOME
To a Person Who Prides
Himself on His Appearance
ji Clean, Fresh, Well Laundered Linen i
is a necessity. To supply that ne- f
Ocala Steam Laundry
402-404 S. Main Street Phone 101.
Choice ofi 5 Touristt Trains
NoFflh and Morllhwesll
DIXIE FLYEtt "SEMINOLE LIMITED" "DIXIE LIMITED"
"SOUTH ATLANTIC LIMITED' "MONTGOMERY ROUTE"
STANDARD RAILROAD OF THE SOUTH
Pullman Cars Jacksonville to C hicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Louis Louisville,
ville, Louisville, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Grand Rapids and intermediate points.
DINING AND OBSERVATION CARS
For tickets and information call on Atlantic Coast Line ticket
agents, or J. G. KIRKLAND, D. P. A., Tampa, Fla., Hillsboro Hotel.
WHENEVER YOU NEED
A GENERAL TONIC TARE GROVE'S
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic is Equally
Valuable as a General Tonic because it Acts on'the Liver,
Drives Out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and Builds up
the Whole System. For Grown People and Children.
"You know what you are taking when you take Grove's Tasteless chill Tonic
as the formula is printed on every label showing that it contains the well known
tonic properties of QUININE and IRON. It is as strong as the strongest bitter
tonic and is in Tasteless Form. It has no equal for Malaria, Chills and Fever,
Weakness, general debility and loss of appetite. Gives life and vigor to Nursing
Mothers and Pale, Sickly Children. Removes Biliousness without purging.
Relieves nervous depression and low spirits. Arouses the liver to action and
purifies the blood. A True Tonic and Sure Appetizer. A Complete Strengthened
No family should be without it. Guaranteed by your Druggist. We mean it. 50c-
Kidnapped Two Girls from the Cen Center
ter Center of Gotham's Seosest
New York, Feb. 4. This town
happens to be New York, the metrop metropolis
olis metropolis of the Western Hemisphere, the
second largest city in the world, sup supposedly
posedly supposedly a center of art, learning so society,
ciety, society, culture anJ wealth, but one
would have a hard time convincing
Alkali Ike, Piute Pete, Cheyenne
Charlie and others of the frontier
gentry that a recital of the mighty
doings in this man's town' were the
chronicles of civilization
The other night a big black tour touring
ing touring car dashed at breakneck speed
down Eighth avenue among the 130s.
In it were two young girls and they
stood up in the swaying car, yelling
"For God's sake, rescue us, "a passer-by
heard one of the girl's say. A
policeman on "peg post" heard the
screams and stood in the middle of
street signaling, with his white
gauntleted hand for the chauffeur to
stop. The wig-wag of the police policeman's
man's policeman's head usually stops automo automobiles.
biles. automobiles. But it did not stop this one.
The chauffeur swerved his onrush onrush-ing
ing onrush-ing car in an endeavor to run down
the minion of the law. His murder murderous
ous murderous onslaughter was so nearly effect effective
ive effective that the policeman w as hurled in into
to into an iron pillar and seriously hurt,
but he managed to fire a shot at the
fleeing outomobile in a vain effort to
puncture a tire.
Another policeman a block away
heard the shot and planted himself
in the street to intercept the pirati
cal black automobile with its passen passengers.
gers. passengers. The chauffeur tried to run him
down, too, but the policeman leaned
aside and managed to get a foothold
on the footboard of the racing car.
A sharp swerve that all but sent the
flying vehicle into the curb shook off
the policeman and sent him sprawl
ing. He managed to hre two shots.
at the car but missed.
Commandeering a taxicab, the sec
ond policeman set off in pursuit of
the black automobile, firing six or
eight shots at its tires.
Other policemen hearing the shots,
tried to stop the car, and almost lost
their lives for the pains. As the
flying jugernaut flashed into fashion fashionable
able fashionable St. Nicholas avenue, every po policeman
liceman policeman who saw it shot at the tires,
and many citizens hearing the hub hubbub,
bub, hubbub, turned out and tried to head off
The car, though, distanced all pur pursuers,
suers, pursuers, dodged all bullets and disap disappeared
peared disappeared into the night. All this hap happened
pened happened in the heart of New York's res residential
idential residential district before 9 o'clock at
night. The unidentified girls doubt doubtless
less doubtless white slave victims, were com completely
pletely completely swallowed up.
REAL ;vs. FALSE 'Economy at This Time.
Resist the mental suggestion to curtain your regular taking 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 SA.Y'ER,
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.
OCA LA ICE & PACKING CO
Carpenter and Builder
Careful Estimates Made on All Con
tract Work. Gives more and fcettai
work for the money than any othei
tor. tractor in the city.
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Part ridge-Wood row Company
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf
Are 'you using commercial fertil fertilizer
izer fertilizer this year? If so, are you in that
class of progressive farmers who are;
buying the chemicals and mixing
their own fertilizers, or do you still
use the hit or miss factory mixed
The following are reasons for buy buying
ing buying the chemicals and 'doing your
1. When a farmer buys the
chemicals and mixes his own fertil fertilizers
izers fertilizers 'he will study the needs of his
soil and his crops instead of letting
the fertilizer manufacturer do all of
his thinking for him.
2. Only high grade materials will
he bought and a better grade of fer fertilizer
tilizer fertilizer can be made.
3. Special mixtures can be made
to suit the needs of each field and to
suit the different crops planted on
4. By clubbing together and buy buying,
ing, buying, for cash, the chemicals in car
lots direct from the manufacturers
and large dealers, at least one third
of the fertilizer bill can be saved.
5. The farmer can do as good
mixing as the average factory.
6. When a farmer buys the
chemicals for home mixing he will
see that nitrogen is the most expen expensive
sive expensive fertilizer element. Xo good far farmer
mer farmer can afford to buy nitrogen year
after year to grow cotton, corn, small
grain or tobacco. Cowpeas, velvet
beans, soy beans and the clovers
draw nitrogen from the air and when
any of these crops are grown and
turned under, the soil will be well
supplied with nitrogen.
Empty he raw materials on a
close wood floor, or a hard dirt floor,
under a shed or out house. Spread
the materials to be mixed in layers
one upon the other, then with a
shovel and hoe, cut down the pile
and turn over two or three times,
and the materials will be. thorough thoroughly
ly thoroughly mixed and will give as good Je Jesuits
suits Jesuits as any ready-mixed fertilizer
that you can buy.
It is better not to empty over 400
to 600 pounds at one time, as it can
be more readily and thoroughly mix mixed
ed mixed in small quantities.
Your county demonstration agent
will be glad to advise with you in
regard to the best fertilizer mixtures
for your soils and crops. Call on
him. S. J. McCully,
R. C. MUNCASTER
BURGLARY. EMPLOYEES LIABILITY
BIERMAX BLOCK OPPOSITE POST OFFICE. PHONE 420
Florida's Largest and Best Year
The Hotel you take your Mother, Wife pi Sister to
Home Hotel of the State
European Plan $1.-50 Per Day and Upward
A. M. Wilson. Ttios. M. Wilson,
ASST. MGR. PROP. AND MGR
To Cure a Cold In One Day
taXe AXATITE BROMO Quinine. It stops th
Cough and Headache and works of! the Cold.
Drug-gists refund money if it fails to cure.
H. Vf. GROVE'S signature oa each box. 25c.
A WINTER COUGH
A stubborn, annoying depressing
cough hangs on, racks the body,
weakens the lungs and often leads
to serious results. The first dose of
ur. King s ew Discovery gives re
lief. Henry D. Sanders, of Caven
dish. Vt.. was threatened with con
sumption alter having pneumonia.
He writes: "Dr. King's New Dis Discovery
covery Discovery ought to be in every familv:
it is certainly the best of all med med-icnies
icnies med-icnies for coughs, colds and lung
trouble." Good for children's coughs.
Money back if not satisfied. Price
50c and $1. H. E. Bucklen & Co.,
Philadelphia or St. Louis.
WORLD ALMANACS FOR 1914
World Almanacs at Ballard's, 33
cents each. 1-29-tf
COMMITTEES OF THE COUNCIL
Finance E. E. Robinson, chair chairman;
man; chairman; M. J. Roess, C. W. Hunter.
Judiciary M. J. Roess, chairman;
E. C. Bennett, H. A. Fausett.
Street W. A. Knight, chairman;
G. A. Carmichael, E. E. Robinson.
Cemetery J. C. Smith, chairman;
E. E. Robinson, M. J. Roess.
- Fire E. C. Bennett, chairman; J.
X. Tolar, H. A. Fausett.
Police C. W. Hunter, chairman;
W. A. Knight, J. N. Tolar.
Market J. X. Tolar, chairman; J.
C. Smith, H. A. Fausett.
Sanitary C. W. Hunter, chair chairman;
man; chairman; H. A. Fausett, J. C. Smith.
Building H. A. Fausett, chair chairman;
man; chairman; J. C. Smith, J. X. Tolar.
Light and Water M. J. Roess,
W. A. Knight, G. A. Carmichael.
Council then adjourned until
Thursday night at S o'clock.
Tulula Lodge Xo. 22, Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, meets every
Tuesday evening ft 7:30 o'clock ( In
Yonge's Hall, Fort King avenue. Vis
Itors in the city invited to be with as
H. D. Stokes, X. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary. Adv.
The next event in the almanac will
be the date of the baseball season.
THE KING OF LAXATIVES
For constipation, use Dr. King's
Xew Life Pills. Paul Mathulka, of
Buffalo, X. Y., says they are the
"king of all laxatives. They are a
blessing to all mv family and I al al-wavs
wavs al-wavs keep a box at home." Get a box
and get well again. Price 25 cents.
At druggists or by mail. H. E. Buck Bucklen
len Bucklen & Company, Philadelphia or St.
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort King Camp Xo. 14 meets In
Yonge's Hall at 8 p. m. every second
Friday. Visiting sovereigns always
welcome. F. J. Burden, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk. Adv.
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
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Block; Ocala
"Ensign" films are the kind your
friends are using for their small
cameras. None better.. The Court
DR. W. K. IAXB Specialist, Eye
Ear, Nose and Throat. Office Law
Library Building. Ocala Adv.
Quickly cured by Dr. Hobson's
Eczema Ointment. C. P. Caldwell,
of Xew Orleans, La., states: "My
doctor advised me to try Dr. Hob Hob-son's
son's Hob-son's Eczema Salve. I used three
boxes of ointment and three cakes
of Dr. Hobson's Derma Soap. Today
I have not a spot anywhere on my
bodv and can sav I am cured." It
will do the same for you. Its sooth soothing,
ing, soothing, anticeptic action will rid you of
all skin humors, backaches, pim pimples,
ples, pimples, eczema blotches, red unsightly
sores and leave your ekin clear and
healthy. Get a box today. Guaran Guaranteed.
teed. Guaranteed. All druggists, 50c, or by mail.
Pfeiffer Chemical Co., Philadelphia
and St. Louis. ad
a. m. bobditt
NEW AND SECOND HAXJ
Bought and Sold.
Farm Tools, Casoline Engines, Wag Wagons,
ons, Wagons, Buggies, Harness, Beds and
Bedding, Stoves, Tinware, Queens Queens-ware,
ware, Queens-ware, Crockery, Etc
410 S. Main Street. Ocala. Ha.
V. C, BLANGHARD
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
f. rot 4ft nri,t pt..
THE OCALA KVKXLNG STAR. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1914
I OCALA SOCIAL AFFAIRS f
(If you have any Item3 for this department- call phone 106-,
Jubilate Class of the Baptist Sunday
his afternoon the young matron
and young ladies comprising the
second divisioivof the Jubilate class
in the Baptist Sunday-school were
ng, little party given by their effiV
dent teacher, Mrs. R. S. Hall, from
3 toS o'clock.
Th ecTass tra s membership of
the hostess home they were served
to punch by Mrs. E. L. Carney and
later places were found at tables and
for an hour and a half rook, was en enthusiastically
thusiastically enthusiastically -played. The rooms in
which the guests enjoyed the after afternoon
noon afternoon were fragrant with yellow jes jessamine
samine jessamine arranged in vases.
Following the games lemon sher sherbet
bet sherbet with strawberries and lady fing fingers
ers fingers was served and the enjoyment
of the refreshing ice course conclud concluded
ed concluded a delightful afternoon with Mrs.
Mrs. Charlotte Coombs arrived
yesterday from her home in Phila Philadelphia
delphia Philadelphia and will spend some time in
Ocala. Mrs. Coombs is a friend of
Mrs. Napoleon Hickman and has a
room with Miss Meta Jewett
Mrs. M. Mims has returned to
her home in Washington, Ga., after
enjoying a visit I or several weens
with her daughter, Mrs. L. X. Gre
liss MBine Stovalr-and cousin,
Miss Geneva Stovall, left this after afternoon
noon afternoon for a week's visit in Tampa
with the former's father and broth brother,
er, brother, Editor W. F. Stoval and Mr. Wal Wallace
lace Wallace Stovall.
Miss Josie Bullock reached home
on the limited yesterday from Plant
City and Tampa, where she visited
Mrs. Walter Greene, Mrs. Robert
Clark and Mrs. Charles Shaw.
Mrs. C. R. Tydings, Miss Annie
Davis and Robert Tydings spent to today
day today at Lake Weir, motoring down
Miss Helen White of Dunnellon is
the guest for several days of, Miss
Mrs. J. P. Hilburn of Tallahassee,
was the guest yesterday of Mrs. G.
W. Martin, en route to Plant City to
visit her sister, Miss Margaret Peace.
Before returning home Mrs. Hilburn
will also visit her son, Mr. Oscar
Hilburn in Tampa.
Mrs. Kilgour of Toronto, Canada,
is in the city and will spend some
time here. Mrs. Kilgour as Mrs.
Thomas Bright, visited Ocala every
year for ten years, but this is her
first visit in six years. She said she
could not remain away from Ocala
any longer and had to return.
Mrs. M. K. Bingham went to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville today to visit her son and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Locke Bing Bingham
ham Bingham for several weeks.
Mrs. Fred E. Weihe and children
are guests of Mrs. Weihe's mother,
TJiey-will remain for several weeks.
At a) lovely n4ng party given in
Lakeland recently by rs Edith
Clemence, Miss Janet "Teamers as assisted
sisted assisted in carrying out a muiical and
literary program, and among the
""r ID you ever stop to think
A how wonderful it is that
I singly 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
had not our "20 years of quality"
Our stock offers all the most de desired
sired 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
guests were Mr. and Mrs., I. V. Stev-
i ens and Mr. and Mjs?r5anford Jew
Dance G i ven ly3 rT."an d "JIts Camp
Complimenting Mr. Camp's broth-
iarajtnJa tx. anH eittorc ATr arxri Aire
iu. t r itch or Chicago and Mr. and
Mrs. I. F. Bennett of Oklahoma, Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Camp entertained last
evening at the Ocala Country Club,
the pleasant diversion being danc dancing.
ing. dancing. Mr. and Mrs. Camp, with the hon hon-orees,
orees, hon-orees, met their guests informally,
Mrs. Camp receiving in a lovely
gown of delicate blue, fashioned on
a draped model; Mrs. Fitch is pale
blue crepe meteor, with draperies of
chiffon and lace, the bodice elabor elaborately
ately elaborately trimmed with beads, and Mrs.
Bennett in yellow charmeuse envel enveloped
oped enveloped in flimsy lace.
Dancing commenced shortly be before
fore before 9 o'clock and the delightful
music rendered by the orchestra
kept the guests merrily dancing un until
til until past the midnight hour, the new
steps being danced exclusively. Re Refreshing
freshing Refreshing grapejuice and fruit punch
was served in the tea room by Mrs.
William Hocker and Mrs. C. H.
Lloyd while the guests were arriv arriving
ing arriving and between dances, and during
the intermission a delicious buffet
sapper was enjoyed in the dining
room down-stairs. The menu in in-fcluded
fcluded in-fcluded chicken salad, pickles, beaten
biscuit, salted almonds, wafers and
Those present to enjoy the charm charming
ing charming hospitality of Mr. and Mrs. Camp
beside the honor guests, were Misses
Hope Robinson, Marguerite Porter,
Minnie and Geneva Stovall, Alice
Bullock, Lola McClure, Stella and
Nina Camp, Messrs. William Camp,
H. P. Spencer, Norton Davis, Pat
Anderson, Charles Woodrow, W.V.
Newsom, Clarence Meffert, Phil Rob Robinson,
inson, Robinson, Carlisle Izlar, William Bul Bullock,
lock, Bullock, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Camp,
Mrs. Hocker, Miss Emily Stotesbury,
Mr .and Mrs. C. H. Lloyd, Mr. and
Mrs. M. J. Roess, Mrs. Ralph Bird Bird-sey,
sey, Bird-sey, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Hocker,
Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor and Mr.
and Mrs. Clifford Anderson.
- m m
For Mrs. Xeuhan and Mrs. Bloom
Friday afternoon at her home on
Oklawaha avenue, Mrs. E. G. Peek
will be hostess to a large trail party,
entertaining in honor of Mrs. Joseph
Neuhan of Baltimore and Mrs. I. W.
Bloom of Atlanta.
Local Interest in the Annual D. A. R.
The Daughters of the American
Revolution in Florida are now hold holding
ing holding their annual meeting in Orlando
and 'for the first time a report from
Ocala will be read. Two years ago
Mrs. J. R. Moorhead, who until then
was affiliated with the Jacksonville
chapter, was appointed organizing
regent and through her efforts sev several
eral several have become members of the
society at large and in the near fu future
ture future or as soon as the number is in increased
creased increased to twelve a chapter will be
organized in this city. A prelimi preliminary
nary preliminary meeting will be held about
the 22nd of this month and among
those who will attend will be the
following who have already had
their papers properly filled out: Mrs.
W W. Harris, Mrs. Carl VanDeman,
Mrs Louis R. Chazal, Miss Victoria
Raysor, Miss Mae Parr and Mrs. L.
W. Ponder. After the organization
several who are members of other
Chapters will have their membership
changed and four or five ladies are
now having sets of papers filled out.
Dr. and Mrs. F. E. McClane of
Ocala are here spending a brief visit
with J. R. McClane, proprietor of the
Plaza hotel, and her daughter, Mrs.
A. F. Adcock St. Petersburg Times.
Dr. McClane has returned, leav leaving
ing leaving Mrs. McClane for a longer visit.
SHUT OFF EQUAL SUFFRAGE
Washington, Feb. 4. House dem democrats
ocrats democrats at a caucus last night went
on record against the creation of a
House committee on woman suffrage.
By a vote of 123 to 57 the caucus
adopted a resolution declaring this
a state question, and rejecting the
Baker resolution to create the com committee.
mittee. committee. Mr. Gordon Willox of Anniston.
Ala., was a week-end guest at the
rectory, visiting Rev. and Mrs. J. G.
Glass. Mr. Willox is spending the
winter in Florida and is assisting
Mr. Glass in the shipping of his cit citrus
rus citrus fruit at Island Grove.
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
3Ierchant's Block, Ocala
SPLENDID NEW SCHOOL
BUILDING FOR CITRA
, Messrs. J. W. Crosby, Ed L. Wart Wart-mann,
mann, Wart-mann, Jack Williams, C. W. Driver,
J. S. Wyckoff and other prominent
citizens of Citra, appeared before the
county school board Tuesday in re regard
gard regard to a new school building for
ttefr thriving town. The board de decided,
cided, decided, to appropriate $4,000 for the
building on condition that the school
district would bond for $8,000. This
amount will be easy for Citra, and
in a few months an up to date tem temple
ple temple of learning will arise amid its
The amateur minstrels who will
soon give a performance for the ben benefit
efit benefit of the hospital will hold a re rehearsal
hearsal rehearsal at the armory this evening.
They are making fine progress on
what is going to be a first-class
C. OF C, ATTENTION!
The regular monthly meeting of
Fannie R. Gary chapter will be held
Thursday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock,
at Comfort Lodge. It is earnestly
requested that all members of this
chapter be present at this meeting,
bringing their yearly dues.
Mrs. B. H. Sanders, Director.
Blitchton, Feb. 4. Mr. B. C.
I Blitch returned from Gainesville
Mrs. S. H. Blitch, Miss Legie
Blitch and Mr. Landis Blitch and
their guests, Mrs. Triplett, Mrs.
Burdell and children of Chester, S.
C, motored to Silver Springs Wed-
, nesday. The same party motored to
. Orange Lake Thursday and enjoyed
a fish fry.
There was no Sunday school or
j B. Y. P. U. Sunday afternoon on ac ac-I
I ac-I count of the funeral of Mr. F. W.
i Blitch at the Britch cemetery near
Mr. N. A. Blitch of Tallahassee
passed through Sunday en route to
Mr. W. P. Hammons and Rufus
Williams spent Tuesday in Ocala.
Mr. B. R. Blitch is attending the
meeting of the school board in Ocala
Mr. Jack McCully of Berlin was a
Mrs. Joseph Akin is
from an attack of lagrippe.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Coulter are
the proud parents of a son.
Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Potts of Ber Berlin
lin Berlin were Sunday callers.
Mrs. S. H. Blitch and Miss Legie
Blitch spent Monday in Montbrook.
Orange Springs, Feb. 3. Mr. A.
H. Jamison, of Hawthorne, was a
visitor here last Friday.
Rev. Wm. H. G. Sleymaker visit
ed Palatka last week to meet the
presiding elder, who will change the
church work at this place.
Miss Josie McClure, of Gainesville,
was a guest of the Carlton House
Messrs. L. L. Meggs and J. E. Pea Peacock,
cock, Peacock, of Jacksonvillet made a com combined
bined combined business and pleasure trip to
Orange Springs last week.
Mr. A. R. Morgan and Mrs. Wilson
were among the recent arrivals from
Mr. J. W. Townsend, of Lake But Butler,
ler, Butler, was a week end visitor.
Mrs. S. W. Sears entertained the
Woman's Club last Wednesday.
Mr. T. A. Sennette's friends are
Interested to hear of his marriage to
Miss Julia Tighlman, of Citra.
Mr. F. W. Sears, civil engineer of
the Rodman Lumber Co., visited his
Mrs. S. B. Tunis is having her
place south of town improved and
is putting out quite a choice lot of
Mr. William Kline, of Oregon, is
registered at the Globe House.
Mr. C. J. Rast is running his bean
huller full time. The farmers are
quite busy bringing in beans.
Miss Delia Proctor, a promising
and attractive young lady of Pedro,
was the guest of Mrs. J. R. P. Wall
Sunday and Monday, leaving Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday to make an extended visit to
Tampa before returning home.
Mrs. Footitt, accompanied by her
daughter, Mrs. Sarah Blackmon, left
Sunday for her home in North Dako Dakota.
ta. Dakota. They stopped off in Ocala for a
few days visit. Mrs. Blackmon will
visit with her people in the north
after which she will return here to
her adopted home.
The school here is making a won wonderful
derful wonderful progress, the average being
much better than before Christmas.
It seems that every pupil has gone
to work with a new and better de-
. j :0V
These are the famous ..
The fact they are
their original price.
termination to accomplish the task
that is before them.
J. E. Branch, who took his daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Monica, to an Atlanta Sanatori Sanatorium
um Sanatorium for treatment, has returned. We
are informed that the little lady will
have to remain at the Institution at
least six months.
Miss Lillie Brown, who has been
living here with her grandmother,
Mrs. Perry, left yesterday with her
father for Tallahassee, where she
will enter a boarding school.
The weather is fair and warm,
feels like spring time is almost here.
The farmers are all busy prepar preparing
ing preparing land and getting ready to plant.
The many triends of Mrs. I. N.
Smith are Indeed glad she is improv improving
ing improving so nicely.
Dr. and Mrs. C. G. Mixson and lit little
tle little daughter, Katherine, of Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, and Miss Erline Bodie, of Bates Bates-burg,
burg, Bates-burg, S. C, Mrs. Shuler, of Lexington,
S. C. and Miss Annie Mae Beaten Beaten-bean,
bean, Beaten-bean, of Prosperity, S. C, enjoyed a
delightful trip to Ocala and beauti beautiful
ful beautiful Silver Springs last Friday and mo motored
tored motored back thru here in the afternoon
and made a pleasant call at Mrs. C.
Misses Thura and Rosalie Smith,
Ocala House Cafe
12 to 2:30
12 to 2:30
A la Carte Service 5 a. m. to
10 p. m.
High Class Cuisine,
J EVERY THING SERVED
THE BEST TO BE HAD
j HARRY PETERj
Entrance on Main street and
from Hotel Lobby. J
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so stamped means"
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Mrs. R. P. Smith, Mrs. C. R. Curry
and Mr. Cedrick Smith attended the
literary exercises at the Central
school Friday afternoon. The pu pupils
pils pupils all did well and the school Is
progressing nicely under the efficient
management of Miss Beryl McMillan.
Mr. J. O. Tyson was a visitor to
Archer Monday afternoon.
Mr. Tunno Mixson, Misses Bird and
Howie, and Mr. Bird from Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, came over last Thursday after afternoon
noon afternoon and enjoyed a fishing trip with
Mr. Cedrick Smith on Johnson Lake.
They succeeded in catching a couple
of fine trout.
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Smith were
visitors to Williston Sunday.
Miss Yoleta Rawls, of Montbrook
arrived Sunday and is visiting Miss
Mrs. Chas. Mixson and son, Tun Tun-no,
no, Tun-no, Mr. Ira Beck and Miss Gertrude
Shutt, of Gainesville, were guests of
Mrs. C. M. Smith on Sunday.
Mr. C. M. Mathews, of Flemming Flemming-ton,
ton, Flemming-ton, was a pleasant caller In our
The voters in this precinct seem to
be quite slow in registering, but as
the books will be at Central on the
morning of February 13th and at
Geiger in the afternoon we hope the
voters will all avail themselves of the
opportunity and register. -".-fr." I:
Mrs. J. L. Beck, of Feellowship,
who has been visiting Mrs. J. M.
they are worth
are the clothes we make for you.
We give you an exact fit, allowing
for each Individual peculiarity In the
figure, and giving your form a most
distinguished appearance.. The fab fab-rfes
rfes fab-rfes are the latest weaves from the
best "mills, in the choicest designs.
Our styling Is thoroughly up-to-date
and the finish perfection. Yet ycu
do not have to pay us a high price.
Smith, received the sad news of the
death of her mother, Mrs. Hudglns,
last night. She left lor Fellow Fellowship
ship Fellowship early this morning. All of her
friends deeply sympathize with her
in thisgreat sorrow.
We 'are sorry to report that Mrs.
Robert Bradley Is still quite sick.
SUGAK HAMMOCK LANDS
Part ridge-Wood row Company
3Ierchant's Block, Ocla
FOR SALE Half acre, or more,
ribbon seed cane; root and stalk.
Address, Geo. A. Butler, Mgr., Ta Ta-vares,
vares, Ta-vares, Fla. l-30-6t
For sale 50 improved farms,
10 to 600 acres, northern
Marion County, Florida. Al Also
so Also 2,000 acres cut-over land;
Will located; fine truck and
orange section. Write for
description and prices. Come
JOHN L DAVIS.
THE OCALA EVENING STAR, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1914
1 1 1 it
Under the new primary law, every man in
Marion County, if he is to vote in any of the
elections, must go in person to the registration
officer and register.
Though you have been registered andj vdt vdt-ing
ing vdt-ing for 20 years, you must register again in the
new books. Mr. D. M. Barco, the registration
officer, will be in Lis office in the court house,
every day from Monday noon to Saturday noon
of each week from now till
to register you. Do not put the matter off.
After the Above Date, if yon lave
Not Registered, You Caiiot
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 losl a fine watch on the streets and ask asked
ed asked everyone you Maw whether they had picked it up.
what chance do;Vu think you?d have of recovering it ?
that you had desirable lot of household furniture for
sale and told the women folks about it on the streets,
how long would-youremain outside the "Nut Club" ?
that you have just received a fine line of the latest
styles in men'sxlothing 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 EVEN I ISI G STAIR
PROTECTING THE PEOPLE
Adulterated Goods Seized and De Destroyed
stroyed Destroyed Under Provisions of Food
and Drugs Act
Washington, Feb. 4. Nearly S00
cases of Canned goods were destroy destroyed
ed destroyed recently at Augusta and Savan Savannah,
nah, Savannah, Ga., the courts having declar declared
ed declared the products unfit for human con consumption.
sumption. consumption. At Savannah, Ga., 100 cases of to tomato
mato tomato pulp, shipped by D. E. Foote &
Co., -Baltimore, Md., on October 11,
1913, and 200 cases of tomato stock
shipped October 9, 1913, by Greena Greena-baum
baum Greena-baum Bros. Co., Inc., Seaford, Del.,
were destroyed on the ground that
the products were filthy, decompos decomposed,
ed, decomposed, and unfit for food. Six cases of
butter, shipped about December 3,
1913, hy V. Lopez & Co., New York,
were also destroyed at the same time
on the charge that the product con contained
tained contained excessive quantities of water.
At Augusta, Ga., a short time pri prior
or prior to the destruction of the above
articles, 480 cases of canned peas,
shipped by S. H. Levin's Sons, Phil Philadelphia,
adelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., were destroyei, after
condemnation on the ground that
they were filthy and decomposed.
Cotton Plant, Feb. 3. After the
rains of a couple of weeks ago, the
soil is drying off some and the farm farmers
ers farmers are busy breaking up land.
Messrs. W. E. Veal and A. S. Har Har-roun
roun Har-roun have their land broken up and
are having fertilizer put in, prepara preparatory
tory preparatory to putting in a vegetable crop.
Mr. D. M. Barco was compelled to
be at home the last of the week on
account of sickness. He returned to
Ocala Monday to resume his regis registration
tration registration duties, and was accompanied
by his daughter, Miss Carrie, who
will assist him.
Quite a number of people from a
distance were out to St. Johns Sun Sunday
day Sunday expecting preaching service.
The change in our preaching day
caused much disappointment. But
we insist that all remember that the
third Sunday hereafter is the regular
preaching day. All are invited to
Mr. F. M. Morris and Miss Carrie
Barco spent Sunday afternoon and
part of the evening with Misses Alta
and Fay Beck at Fellowship.
Mrs. W. R. O. Veal and "Mrs. B.
L. Freyermuth, of Martel, spent
Sunday here with relatives.
Mrs. D. M. Barco is visiting her
son, 'fand daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. W. M. Barco, at Fort Green.
and Mrs. A. W. Woodward
Sunday afternoon with Mrs.
Steele of York.
Mr. Berry Woodward, who has
been suffering from an attack of la
gripp and fever, is again up and able
to be at school.
Mrs. Ferguson, of Berlin, spent
Sunday with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. S. Weathers.
TO THE WOMEN'
(Continued from First Page)
JUDGE FOll YOURSELF
Which is Better Try an Exeperi-j
ment or Profit by an Ocala
Something new is an experiment.
Must be proved to be as repre represented.
sented. represented. The statement of a manufacturer
is not convincing proof of merit.
But the endorsement of friends is.
Now supposing you had a bad
A lame, weak, aching one,
Would you experiment?
You will read of many so-called
Endorsed by strangers from far faraway
away faraway places.
It is different when the endorse endorsement
ment endorsement comes from home.
Easy to prove local testimony.
Read this Ocala case:
T. T. Hadden, 102 Orange Ave.,
Ocala, Fla., says: "My kidneys did
not do their work as they should and
lameness and soreness across 'my
back annoyed me. I used Doan's
Kidney Pills, procured at Tydings &
Co's. drugstore, and they brought
me such great relief that I am con convinced
vinced convinced of their merit."
Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't
simoly ask for a kidney remedy
eet Doan's Kidney Pills the same
that Mr. Hadden had. Foster-Mil
burn ComDanv. Proprietors, Buffalo,
X. Y. Ad 5
ment had ceased and Mr. Wilson
asked to shake hands with all.
In voices choked with emdtion,
the five speakers recited a tale of
modern industry, which they said
know no chivalry; where old and
young women worked side by side for
Inadequate wages and under condi conditions
tions conditions that undermined health. Repre Representatives
sentatives Representatives of the weavers, the laun laundresses,
dresses, laundresses, the capmakers, the hatmak hatmak-ers,
ers, hatmak-ers, and garment workers in ten east eastern
ern eastern states addressed the president.
Introduced by Mrs. Evans
Mrs. Glendower Evans, of Boston,
one of the leaders of the Congress Congress-tonal
tonal Congress-tonal Union for Woman's Suffrage,
Introduced them in turn and each
presented a plea from her own view viewpoint
point viewpoint "I don't have to make a speech to
you," said Miss Ros Winslow, Df
the weavers, "and I am so nervous
that I could not make one if I want wanted
ed wanted to because I don't address presi presidents
dents presidents every day
"They are human, just like every everybody
body everybody else," interjected the president,
with a smile.
The president listened attentively
to the speeches, often murmuring
I -need not tell you," he said fin finally,
ally, finally, that a group of women like
this appeal to me very deeply indeed.
I don't need to tell you what my feel feelings
ings feelings are, but I have already explain explained
ed explained the limitations that are laid upon
me as the leader of the party. Un Until
til Until the party as such has considered a
matter of this very supreme impor importance
tance importance and taken a position on it, I
cannot speak for it and yet I .am
not at liberty to speak as an individ individual
ual individual either. All that I can say is that
the strength of your agitation in this
matter will make a profound impres impression."
sion." impression." Before and After Election
Mrs. Evans was disposed to remind
Mr. Wilson that in a conversation
with her at Sea Girt, X. J., when he
was a candidate for the presidency,
he showed a much more encouraging
attitude toward woman suffrage.
"We worked our finger nails off
then to get you elected," she said,
and added reflectively, "but you were
gunning for votes then."
"Asking for the votes of the peo
pie," corrected the president, mildly.
"And we admire you for the way
you did it," remarked Mrs. Evans
The president said he was much
more free to express his views then
than he was now, but did not recall
that he had taken any position on
the question of woman suffrage. He
never spoke on it in public during
the campaign and to an interrupting
question once at a meeting in Brook Brooklyn,
lyn, Brooklyn, declared it was a state-wide is issue.
sue. issue. Persons close to the president
say he believes it is a problem for the
states to decide, though there is a
reason to believe he never has made
up his mind definitely on the merits
of the question. He does not feel it
incumbent upon him, however, to
take a stand on U until the demo
cratic party has fully considered it
and this is the answer which he is
determined to give to all delegations
of suffragettes that come to see him
in the future.
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Washington, Feb. 4. President
Wilson by an executive order made
public last night, removed all re restrictions
strictions restrictions against the exportation of
munitions of 'war nto Mexico from
the United States, placing the con contending
tending contending Mexican elements on a bas basis
is basis of equality with respect to the
purchase of arms and supplies in this
PUT GORRIES STATUE
IN ITS PLACE"
; Washington, TebZ 4 statu oC
Dr. John Gorrie, of Florida, thein thein-ventor
ventor thein-ventor of the ice machine, one of the
state's contributions to the so-called
Hall of Fame in the capitol, was put
in place in Statuary Hall yesterday.
The state will later designate the
date of dedication.
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Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf
Tulula Lodge No. 22, Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, meets every
Tuesday evening (I 7:30 o'clock ( la
Yonge's Hall, Fort King avenue. Vis
Itors in the city invited to be with as
H. D. Stokes, N. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary. Adv.
The next event In the almanac will
be the date of the baseball season.
Lost, Found, Wanted, For Sale
For Rent and Similar Local Needs
. FOR RENT Furnished rooms.
Call at No. 515 E. Adams St. 12-31 tf
WANTED A small roll top desk;
must be in good repair and low in
price. Address H. D.t care JSvening
POSITION WANTED Competent
white woman desires position in pri private
vate private family io do housework or care
for children. Wages can be satis satisfactorily
factorily satisfactorily arranged. Apply to Rev.
W. H. Dodge or Rev. Bunyan Steph Stephens.
ens. Stephens. l-28-6t
RAGS WANTED The. Star office
will buy CLEAN COTTON rags for
ase in cleaning up presses and ma machinery.
chinery. machinery. 12-12-tf
COTTAGE FOR RE"NT My cot cottage
tage cottage on South Third street, next
door west of the primary school
house, all modern conveniences, Is
for rent at $20 per month. R. R.
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STORE FOR RENT A roomy,
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apartments unfurnished; lights, wa water,
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North Main street, l-26-6t
WANTED Several sections of
second-hand sectional book case, oak
finish. Address "Book case," care
CONCORDIA LODGE F. ZJ. OF A.
Concordia Lodge, Fraternal Union
of America, meets it Yonge's Hall
on the second Thursaay evening of
each month. Geo. L. Taylor, F.M.
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary. Ad
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(Continued from Page Five)
The Truth About Mrs. Cortlandt.
EID1T1I COKTLA.NDT was not
J the sort to permit delay. At
lunch she introduced Kirk to
the master of transportation
of the Panama railroad, saying:
"Mr. Runnels has offered to take you
out through the cut this afternoon and
explain the work to you." ;
Runnels was a straight, well set up.
serious young man. Anthony was
drawn to him instantly, for there was
no affectation about him.
"She's wonderful." he remarked a
moment later, as lit and Kirk descend descended,
ed, descended, the hotel steps together. "She told
Colonel .lolson he'd just have to find
you a jM)sition. and I have been dele delegated
gated delegated to show you a 1 Mint."
'The'Cortlandts seem to have consid considerable
erable considerable influence for outsiders. I thought
I'd have to begMn at the bottom."
Runnels glanced at his companion
"Outsiders! You don't call them out outsiders?
siders? outsiders? She knows everybody and ev everything
erything everything in this country. She's the
whole diplomatic service. Take the
Colombian trouble, for instance"
"When Panama seceded. She manip manipulated
ulated manipulated that, or at least Steve Cortlandt
did under her direction. It was one of
the cleverest exploits on record. Co Colombia
lombia Colombia wouldn't let us build the canal.
so Panama seceded. War was declared.
but the United States interfered in
time to prevent bloodshed. By the time
tbe excitement had died out we had
begun digging. She knows Central
America like the palm of her hand.
When she says Kirk Anthony wants a
position, we hirelings jump about and
see that he gets it Oh, you'll have any
job you want."
The two passed through the railroad
gates and took their places in the lit little
tle little car. When they were under way
Runnels went on: "I am supposed to
show you this end of the work and tell
you what it all means. The ditch
will be about fifty miles long. and.
roughly speaking, the work is in three
parts the dredging and harbor build
ing at sea level on each end of the
canal, the lock work and the excava
tions on the upper levels. That dam
you saw building at Gatun will form
a lake about thirty miles long quite a
fishpond, eh? When a westbound ship
arrives, for instance. It will be raised
through the Gatun locks, three of them
and then sail along eighty-five feet
above the ocean, across the lake and
into a channel dug right through the
hills until it reaches the locks at
Pedro Miguel. Then it will be lowered
to a smaller lake five miles long, then
down again to the level of the Pacific.
An eastbound ship will reverse the
process. Get the idea?"
"Sure. It sounds easy."
"You will start in with the P. R. R..
Mr. Anthony, under my despotic sway."
"I know a little about railroading."
"So much the better. There's a big
railroad man by your name in the
states. Are you related?"
"I believe so.A Kirk answered, quiet
ly. "Go ahead with the lesson."
"The canal zone is a strip of land
ten miles wide running across the
isthmus really an American colony,
yon know, for we govern it. police it
and all that. As for the work itself,
well, the fellows at the two ends of
the canal are dredging night and day
to complete their part, the lock build builders
ers builders are laying concrete like mad to
get their share done first, the chaps in
the big cut are boring through the hills
like moles and breaking steam shovel
records every week, while we railroad
men take care of the whole shooting
j match. Of course, there are other de departments
partments departments sanitary, engineering, com-
missary, and so forth all doing their
I share, but that Is the general scheme,
j Everybody is trying to break records,
i Lord! It's fierce."
j "Why didn't you quit?" suggested An
"Quit: What for? Good Lord! We
' like it. Here we are at Pedro Miguel.
by the way. We'll be into the cut
I To his left Anthony beheld another
1 scene somewhat similar to the one ;it
Gatun. Other movable steel cranes
s with huge wide flung arms, rose o.t r
j another chasm In which were exteniv
; concrete workings. From a distance
- the towers resembled parts of a half
; constructed cantilever bridge of tre tremendous
mendous tremendous height. Another army was
! toiling at the bottom of the pit. more
j cars shunted back and forth, more
rock crushers rumbled: but. before
I Kirk's eye had photographed more
than small part, the motor car had
sped past and was rolling out upon a
bridge spanning the canal itself. To
th northward aDoeared an opening
A moment l iter he announced: "V
leave the P. R. R tracks here and
switch in on th I. C. Now you'll
begin to see something."
Down into the cut the little enr went,
and at last Anthony saw the active
pulsating heart of this stuieiidous un undertaking.
dertaking. undertaking. The low range was severed
by a rorge Wasted out by human hands
It Wiis a mountain valley in the mak making.
ing. making. High up n its sides were dirt
and ro k trains, dozens of compressed
air drills, their spars resembling the
mast, of a fleet of catboats at anchor anchor-behind
behind anchor-behind these grimy. Hwerfu! steanj
shovels whi'-h rooted and grunted quite i
like Iron hogs. Along the tracks at va various
rious various levels flowed a constant current
of traffic: long lines of empty cars
crept past the shovels, then, filled to
overflowing, sped away northward up
the valley, to return again and again.
Nowhere was there any idleness, no nowhere
where nowhere a cold machine or a man at rest
On every hand was smoke and steam
and sweat. The drills chugged stead steadily,
ily, steadily, the hungry iron hogs gouged out
the trails the drills had loosened, the
trains rolled past at intervals of a mo moment
ment moment or so. Lines of electric wire, car carried
ried carried upon low wooden "shears." paral paralleled
leled paralleled the tracks, bearing the white hoi
sparks that rent the mountain At ev every
ery every switch a negro fireman, crouched
beneath a slanting sheet of corrugated
iron, seeking shelter alike from flying
fragments and the blazing sun. From
beneath the drills came occasional sub subterranean
terranean subterranean explosions: then geysers of
muddy water rose in the air. T'nder
the snouts of the steam shovels "dobe"
shots went nT as bowlders were riven
into smn Her -fragments. Now and then
an ex'ited tooting of whistles gave
warning of a bigger blast as the flag
men checked the flow of traffic. Indi
eating with arms upraised that the
ground was "coming up." Thereupon a
brief lull occurred: men hid themselves,
the work held its breath, as it were
But while the detonations still echoed
and before the flying missiles had
ceased to shower the human ants were
moiling at their hills once more, the
wheels were turning again, the jaws of
the iron hogs were clanking.
Through this upheaval the motorcar
penetrated, dodging trains of "ilats."
which moved sluggishly to afford them
passage up and down over the volcanic
furrows at the bottom of the gorge
or along some shelf beneath which the
foundations were being dug. At times
a shovel reached out its five yard steJ
jaw and gently cleared the rails of
debris, or boosted some bowlder from
the path with all the skill of a giant
hand and fingers. Cp and down the
canyon rolled spasmodic rumblings, like
broadsides from a fleet of battleships.
Mile after mile the sightseers rolled
on. past scenes of never varying ac activitypast
tivitypast activitypast more shovels, more groups
of drills, more dirt trains, more regi regiments
ments regiments of men Runnels explaining.
Kirk marveling until he was forced to
"1 had no idea it was so big. It
doesn't seem as if they'd ever finish
"Oh, we'll finish it if we're let alone.
You see there is too much politics in
it; we never know how long our jobs
will last. If some senator whose vote
is needed on an administration 'matter
wanted my position for his wife's
brother, he could get it."
"I suppose I'm an example."
Runnels looked at him squarely be before
fore before answering. "You re." said he.
"although I wasn't thinking of you
when I spoke. It's something we all
Anthony flushed as he answered: "1
don't remember ever taking anything
I wasn't entitled to. and I didn't think
when I was shoved in here that I'd
shove some other fellow out. 1 suppose
there is room at the bottom, and a fel fellow
low fellow can work up?"
"If he has it in him."
"I think I'll start there."
"I'm afraid you're a poor business
man." said Runnels.
"Rotten!" Kirk admitted. "But I've
an idea I can make good if I try."
"If you feel that way I certainly will
help you." said the other warmly. "Of
course I'll try to help you anyhow, but
I like your spirit. With Mrs. Cort Cortlandt
landt Cortlandt to back me up. I'll see yon go
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By now they were out of the cut and
nnce more nrmn the main line at Bas
Obslpo. heading: back toward the Pa Pacific.
cific. Pacific. "You askl me to tell you something
about her." Runnels continued. "I'm
not sure niv information is entirely
correct, but. knowing who she is. I
think I understand whv she is in Pan Panama.
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ind it is necessary to get ,our wires
well laid before it comes off. CJeneral
Alfarea will probably be the next pres president"
ident" president" "AlfarezI Not Ramon?"
"His father. You know we Ameri Americans
cans Americans occupy a peculiar position, here,
set down as we are in the midst of an
alien people who hate us. Oh. thej
hate us. all right all except a few of
the better class
"There are a good many reasons.
For one thing, there's a sort of racial
antipathy. Besides, when we stole
Panama we made the Colombians sore,
and all Central America besides, for
they realized that once we Yankees
got a foothold here we'd hang on and
not only dominate this country, but
all the neighboring republics as well."
"I had gathered something of the
sort but I had no idea there was so
much In it. But we don't want these
Jungle countries." said Kirk.
"That's where you're wrong. By and
by we'll need room to expand, and
when that time comes we'll move
south. Meanwhile our farsigbted gov government
ernment government is smoothing the way. and
there's nobody better fitted for the pre preliminary
liminary preliminary work than .Mr. Stephen Cort Cortland
land Cortland of Washington. D. C. husband
and clerk of the smartest woman in
the business of chaperoning adminis administrations.
trations. administrations. He's the figurehead behind
which she works. She's a rich woman.
she loves the game her father was the
greatest diplomat of his time, you
know and she married Cortlandt so
she could play it. Any other man would
have served as well, though I've heard
that he showed promise before she
blotted him out and absorbed him. But
now he's merely her power of attor attorney."
ney." attorney." Anthony pursed his lips into a whis whistle
tle whistle of astonishment.
"It's been a good thing for him."
Runnels ran on. evidently warmed to
his subject. "She's made his reputa reputation:
tion: reputation: he has money and position. For
my part. I'd rather remain insignifi insignificant
cant insignificant and have a real wife."
"Don't they love each other?"
"Nobody knows. She's carved out of
ice. and as for him. well, gratitude is
a good deal like rust in time it de destroys
stroys destroys the thing it clings to. I suppose
I'm talking too much, but others would
tell you the same things."
It was with quite a different eye that
Kirk looked upon his host and hostess
that evening. To his genuine-liking for
the latter was now added a worshipful
admiration and a boyish gratification
at her repard. which rather put her at
a distan -e
"It's all settled." s:tid he. "I'm go going
ing going to work in a few days as train col collector."
lector." collector." "What?" Mrs. Cortlandt turned upon
him sharply. "Runnels didn't offer
you that sort of position?" Her eyes
were dark with indignation. Kirk
promptly came to the defense of his
"No. I asked for it."
"Oh. I see. Well, he will do much
better by you than that."
"I don't want anything better to
"But. my dear boy. a collector is
merely a conductor. lie takes tickets."
"Sure! I can do that I might fail
at something hard."
"No. no. no! I'll see that you don't
fail. Don't you understand?"
"I understand a lot more than I did.
Mrs. Cortlandt. That's why I don't
want to rob some chap of a job he's
entitled to. and I sha'n't. There's a
collector quitting shortly."
"Is that really the reason, or do yon
think the work will be easier?"
Kirk stirred uncomfortably. "Oh.
I'm not trying to dodge anything." he
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most amazirig thins has haoDened haoDened-something
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