VOL. 2 1
OCALA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1L 19U
Is a Great Disadvantage to Any Sec-;
tion How They May be Ob Obtained
tained Obtained and Maintained
(Columbia, S. C, State)
(This paper written by R. M. Ken Kennedy,
nedy, Kennedy, librarian at the University of
South Carolina, was read by him be before
fore before the Kershaw County Teachers'
institute on January 17, last).
Nothing is truer than that a pleas pleasure
ure pleasure or benefit can not be rightly es estimated
timated estimated or missed until it has first
For this reason, the public library
i3 an unfelt need in South Carolina.
Indeed the subject has been even so
little discussed that, if not now time timely,
ly, timely, it is certainly not hackneyed.
There is no official source in the
state where authoritative informa information
tion information as to the library situation can
be obtained, except as to school li
braries and that far from complete.
The United States bureau of educa education
tion education reports, issued once in ten years
I believe, are unsatisfactory.
From the 1909 report, the last is issued,
sued, issued, I learn that there were then
three libraries in South Carolina
classified as "free" namely the
state library, the "Nellie Scott" at
Clinton and the Carnegie library at
Benedict college, Columbia. The
first s, I think, largely a legislative
reference library; the second i3 un unknown
known unknown to me; the third is used al almost
most almost exclusively by negroes.
Since that report there have been
established three others which, more
than any of these, may be considered
free, the only ones in the state, so
far as I can learn, deserving the ti title;
tle; title; the Carnegie libraries at Gaff Gaff-ney
ney Gaff-ney and Honea Path and the Marion
library of which I shall speak later.
The valuable old Charleston li library,
brary, library, the Kennedy library at Spar Spartanburg,
tanburg, Spartanburg, and some smaller institu institutions
tions institutions 'like the Timrod at Columbia,
are subscription libraries and there therefore
fore therefore in no sense public, in the mod modern
ern modern acceptation of the term.
If I have failed to list some that
should be named, the omission i3
unintentional and due to a lack of
'data, which, by the way, I wish it
were possible for the department of
education to collect. At present it
seems to be no man's business.
At the Wrong End
We lag, with ta very few of the
most unprogressive commonwealths
of the South and far West, at the fag
end of the great free library move
ment in America, which William
Jennings Bryan, in a recent speech.
has characterized as "the most im
portant development of modern
times." Massachusetts boasts a pub public
lic public library In every township. Other
states, even in the South, are striv
ing to attain, or 'approximate, this
Our want of library facilities is
not due to a lack of wealth now
among our people, nor to a lack of
culture in our educated classes, but
it is because there has been no or
ganized movement to arouse a prop
er and intelligent interest.
I shall treat at thisHime more par
ticularly of the relation of the public
library to the public school.
I am aware of the rapid develop
ment of common and high schoo
libraries in South Carolina of recent
years thanks to the enlightened
policy of our department of educa
tion so that, today, practically ev
ery school, urban and rural, has its
: little state-aided collection of books
I know, too, that some of our colle
es have excellent libraries,' more or
less available, but for reference
work only, to the fortunate citizens
of the communities in which they
are located. That at the university,
for instance, Is largely used as a ref-
;DF 11 ME A VOTER
Mr. W. T. Gary, Chairman of the County Democratic
Sent a Copy of the Following Letter to Every
Voter in Marion County
The recently enacted Bryan Primary Law requires that only
those persons who have registered this year (1914)' may participate in
the Democratic Primary Election to be held next June. The registration
books are now open in the office of the Supervisor of Registration at
the Court House from 9 A. M. to 12 M. and from 2 P. M. to 5 P. M.
daily and until 10 P. M. each Friday.
The books will close on the 28th of this month. All j
Democrats are urged to register at once, as the books will close within
a few days.
Let it be thoroughly understood that though you may have
been registered for years, you will not be entitled to participate in
the approaching primary unless you re-register for said primary
erence library by the. club women
and students of the various semi seminaries
naries seminaries in Columbia.
But, in the very nature of things,
these libraries school and college,
are limited in their spheres of use usefulness,
fulness, usefulness, and entirely fail to meet the
crying educational needs of the vast
masses beyond their pale, both of
those whose schooling has been neg
lected or curtailed and of those
whose real education has but begun
when the doors of "alma mater"
close behind theni.
Not Enough for Them
Indeed, in the case of our public
school libraries, under present con
ditions, I am afraid that the wants
of those within the pale are, as a
general rule, far from satisfied The
reasons are obvious. I shall call at attention
tention attention to but a few the lack of
really attractive literature and of
works of reference; the lack of time
and training on the part of the
teacher to properly direct the read reading;
ing; reading; the absence of modern library
methods in classification, catalogu cataloguing,
ing, cataloguing, keeping records and devices
that invite to the use of books; the
fact that the library is rarely a room
of its own (if so, an unheated one),
that it is never open out of school
hours, and that the books, often
poorly selected, are doled out in a
haphazard way, by a tired teacher,
at the close generally of an exhaust exhausting
ing exhausting day. Add to this, that the pupil
or student never has had the same
sense of pleasure In the more or less
required reading of the schools as
when he is allowed to "browse" and
pick and choose at will. As .Mr. Bost Bost-wick
wick Bost-wick says ("The American Public
Library"): "The two institutions:
(school and public library) should
cooperate in the freest manner.f Such
mutual aid is, of course, founded on
the fact that the educational work of
both is carried on by means of
books. That of the school is formal,
compulsory and limited; that of the
library is informal, voluntary and
practically unlimited. It is greatly
to the advantage of the scholar, and
of those informal processes of train training
ing training that are going on constantly dur during
ing during life, whether he wills it or not,
that he should form the habit of con consulting
sulting consulting and using books outside of
the school. When books are thought
of merely as school implements,
their use is naturally abandoned j
when school days are over."
Again he calls attention to an another
other another important point: "Habitual use
of a well selected library before and
during school education will reveal
aptitudes in various directions and
will encourage the student, especial especially
ly especially if he has good advisers, to control
the amount and direction of his for formal
mal formal education with vastly more
surety than otherwise."
Now the modern public library is
undertaking to do for the schools
just those things which, in the na-
ture of things, they cannot do for
Their Two Ideals
Both stand for the same practical
ideals a more rational use and en enjoyment
joyment enjoyment of life and a higher order of
citizenship. The library is the ad adjunct
junct adjunct and complement of the school.
It offers freely the tools (books)
which the school should have shown
how to use. Right reading is. un
doubtedly the surest way to right
thinking and right living. Some one
(Charles Dudley Warner, I believe)
has said that it is positively a crime
to teach a child to read and then not
direct his reading. The library grati gratifies
fies gratifies the reading habit which the
school endeavors to inspire. It has
been called by one "the great silent
school of learning," by another "tne
people's university." As Carlye ex expressed
pressed expressed 'it: "The true university of
these days is a collection of books,
and all education is to teach us how
The modern free library is an act active
ive active force not passive as in the past.
It conceives its mission to be, not
only to have a book for every reader,
but to reach out and find a read r
B. H. SEYMOUR
Ocala, Fla., February 12, 1914,
W. T. GARY,
Chmn. liarion Co. Dem. Executive Com,
for every book. It is devoting a large
part of its broad and wonderful en energies
ergies energies to work with children. Hence
its almost unquestioning loans, its
free access to shelves; its inviting
home-like rooms; its delightful chil children's
dren's children's departments; Its hearty co cooperation
operation cooperation with the schools; its open
doors day and night; its branches
in convenient quarters; its rural ex extension
tension extension work; courses of lectures
and exhibits; its published lists of
helpful reading of varions kinds;
its complete and easily used card
catalogues; its eagerness to serve all
classes, even to the blind. (Xew
York public library, for instance has
a separate room filled with choice
books, and on tables are games, for
this class of unfortunates.)
It is just as well as to hitch our
wagon to a star, so I am going to
tell you right here of a concrete il illustration
lustration illustration of what a public library
It has been my good fortune to
spend several weeks, during two
summer vacations, studying the
workings of the Washington county
free library at Hagerstown, 'Md., a
flourishing little mountain city of
about 25,000 inhabitants,
It is a pioneer and a model of its
kind, and has been much discussed
of late in the best periodicals. One
writer has said that it is "the most
ideal arrangement of rural extension
An Early Effort
To begin with, it was founiei in
1901, when county libraries were
merely being diseussei theoretically.
Its originators were: a German Re Reform
form Reform minister, two lawyers, a tank tanker,
er, tanker, a paper maker, a farmer and a
merchant. Without a pattern, and,
as the librarian expressed it, "hav "having
ing "having advised with none of the profes profession
sion profession as to preliminaries," they calm calmly
ly calmly went ahead and established a pub public
lic public library for Washington county.
. Their first and wisest step was to
employ a trained librarian, Miss
Msry L. Titcomb, of Massachusetts,
and to her wonderful executive abil ability,
ity, ability, supported by the enthusiastic
interest of her board of trustees, is
due the great success of the experi-
Without going into details, I shall
name some of (its striking features:
1. It is ablolutely free to every
resident of the county.
2.. It supplies books, mounted
pictures, etc., to every school in the
county, including each grade of the
several city schools. At the time I
was there, an arrangement had prac practically
tically practically been completed by which all
the schools were to turn In their sep separate
arate separate libraries to this central library
and depend entirely upon it for their
book supplies, including profesional
literature for teachers.
3. It sends ibooks, on application
to any person in the county, by post
or express, prepaid, the borrower
paying only for the return.
Children Xot Forgotten
4. In the children's room a
charming place, stocked with all
sorts of fascinating book-lore for the
young, bright with flowers and pic pictures
tures pictures and furnished (like the house
of "Three Bears") with big-sized,
medium-sized and "teenchy-ween-chy"
tables and chairs there is held
twice a week in the afternoons a
"story hour," conducted by the chil children's
dren's children's own librarian, (who, by the
wy, commands a salary next high highest
est highest to Miss Titcomb herself).
In one o" these periods the 'little
ones from 5 to 10 gather; in the
other those from 10 to 15, on low
stools in a curtainei alcove, and the
stcries adapted, of course to their
respective ages, are intended to give
an appetite for the printed originals,
which are there at hand to be bor borrowed
rowed borrowed and devoured. This feature
is not peculiar to the Hagerstown li
brary of course, as it is found in all
modern public libraries; but what is
different there is that the library as assistants
sistants assistants go regularly from school to
school, in town and (as far as possi-
(Continued on Page Five)
PRAISE FOR THE
Lost Cause Heroes are Foremost in
Doing Honor to the Memory of
Washington, Feb. 13. While
freezing winds swept across the Po Potomac
tomac Potomac from the Virginia hills, a
bareheaded ex-Confederate officer
yesterday opened the simple exercise
that marked the breaking of ground
for the construction of the marble
memorial the nation is about to
erect to Abraham Lincoln. This the
105th anniversary of Lincoln's birth
was chosen, for the breaking of the
ground from which the $2,000,000
structure will rise as rapidly as the
contractors can jmsh the -work.
Blackburn Eulogizes Lincoln
Only a small group gathered to
witness the significant event, Jo Joseph
seph Joseph C. S. Blackburn, former sena senator
tor senator from Kentucky, was the first to
sink a spade into the ground, and!
then with uncovered head he spoke
in high praise of the memory of the
president against whom he fought a
half century ago. t
"This memorial will show that
Lincoln is now regarded as the
greatest of all Americans," said
Senator Blackburn, "and that he is
so held by the South as -well as the
North. To-day -we let the country
know that this great work has been
begun and will be carried on steadily
until dts completion."
In the Senate yesterday it was a
Southerner who made the motion to
adjourn out of respect to the memo memory
ry memory of Lincoln. The motion was
made without prearrangement 'by
Senator Overman, of North CaroWna,
following the reading of the former
president's Gettysburg address by
Senator Bradley. .''
Arkansas .Senator .Honored1 .ther
Springfield, 111. Feb. 13. Tribute,
to the memory of Abraham Lincoln
was paid yesterday in the name of'
the Southern states by Senator Rob Rob-inson
inson Rob-inson o Arkansas, speaking at the
Lincoln day celebration here.-
"The South," said the senator;
"reverently joins the North in cele-'
brating this occasion and commis commissions
sions commissions me to bring a white rose,
plucked by the daughter of a Con Confederate
federate Confederate soldier from a garden
blooming in the heart of Dixie If
Mr. Lincoln were now alive there is
not a home in all the South that
would not give him joyous welcome.
The surviving followers of the
dauntless Lee, would combine with
the scattered fragments of Grant's
legion to form his guard of honor.
"I have said the South unani unanimously
mously unanimously honors the memory of Lin Lincoln
coln Lincoln because of his generosity and
magnanimity in the hour of its des desolation.
olation. desolation. There is yet another great greater
er greater reason. Emancipation was far
more necessary to the section imme immediately
diately immediately afflicted -with- slavery than
any other. If slavery had continu continued
ed continued it would have made the poor
white man's condition Intolerable.
It fostered an aristocracy of land
owners, excluded the poor white
man from opportunities of profit profitable
able profitable labor and barred to him the
avenues of progress."
KNIGHTS OF f'YTHIAS
Ocala Loage No. 19. Conventions
field every Monday at 7:20 p. m. at
Castle Hall, over the Jam-s Carlisle
drugstore. A cordial welcome to vls-
iiicg brothers. Wm. M. Gober, C. C.
Cha3. K. Sage, K. R. S. Ad
SUGAR MAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Bkck, Ocala 1-13-tf
7 (Vk 13
THE OCALA EVKXIXU ST .4 It. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY" 14. 1914
PREPARING TO OPEN
SOUTH FOURTH STREET
K. of P. meet Monday evening.
Odd Fellows meet Tuesday night.
lasoas meet Thursday evening.
loose meet Thursday night.
Fresh buttermilk daily at Gerig's
Drug Store. 2-7-tf
framed at The
The Harrington i3 full and run running
ning running over with guests this afternoon.
Call phone 433 if in need of plain
or fancy dress making.. 1-8-tf.
If you are interested in furniture
read ad on page 6. 11-20-tf
Call phone z'Ji if you wish to ex exchange
change exchange furniture. ll-20-tf
Mr. David Sherouse of Citra was
visiting friends in Ocala today.
Victrolas and Victor
The Murray Company.
Mr. M. L. Mershon
ville attending the O.
is in Gaines Gaines-T.
T. Gaines-T. O. con-
Ledgers, journals, cash books and
all other office supplies, at The Mur Murray
ray Murray Company. 2-1 5-3 1
Messrs. C. X. Hampton and E. R.
Harper of Martel are in the city today.
DR. W. K. KXK Specialist, Eyp
Ear, Xose and Throat. Office Law
.-Library Building. Ocala Adv.
The Baptist revival is progressing.
"Rev. C. D. Woods is preaching good
sermons to large audiences.
Mr. Marshall McDavId is here
from Ar her for a visit to his par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G. McDavid.
Six-room cottage for rent; well
located, modern conveniences. Apply
at Star office. 2-6-tf
See the latest in ladies' neck
chains the crushed flower beads
-at Weihe's je
county judge has issued
marriage licelse to Mr. V. 0. Wills
and Miss Anftie Cantrell. J
Banjos, violins, guitars, mando mandolins
lins mandolins and other musical instruments,
. at The Murray Company. 2-lo-3t
Mrs. Ruff of Inverness arrived yes yesterday,
terday, yesterday, bringing her daughter, Miss
Marguerite, to the hospital for
The Woodmen held their regular.
monthly meeting Friday night a
transacted all their lodge affairs
with neatness and dispatch.
All kinds of pastry, cakes and
bread fresh every day. "In quality
we trust- not quantity." Carter's
Bakery, Xorth Main street. 1-26-tf
A big bunch of yellow jessamines
adorns the Harrington dek today. It
is a popular saying that when jessa jessamines
mines jessamines appear,, the winter is over.
Messrs. G. K. Williams and J. F.
Jenkins of Ocala and J. T. Marshall
of Lakeland, were in Starke Monday
for the purpose of submitting bids
for the construction of the new
Starke school house. Starke Telegraph.
Whole Wheat Wafers,
2, 2 M and 5 lb Fruit Cakes,
Epic Wafers, Saltines,
Cheese Wafers, Cheese Sticks,
And many other things too
numerous to mention. See our
line of Cakes, Crackers, Sugar
Wafers, Etc. Shipments arrive.
Wi K. Teapot Grocery
PHOXES 16 and 174
Cordially Invite You to Attend
Now in progress
At the corner of Washington
and Magnolia Streets,
At 10 a. m., and 7:30 p. m.
REV. C. D. WOOD,
of Monticello, Ark.,
"The Spirit and the Bride
say come. And he that hear hear-eth,
eth, hear-eth, let him say Come.
And he that is athirst, let
him Come: ho that will, let
him take the water of life free freely."
ly." freely." Rev. 22-17.
The city council in preparing to
(open up South Fourth street from
Watula street (Mrs. C. L. Bittinger's
corner) east to Sanchez street. Most
of the property owners through the
three blocks affected are glad to
have the street opened, but a few few-will
will few-will oppose it, and the property will
have to be condemned, appraised by
process of law and the city will have
to buy the street rights through
such property. Of more advantage
than the street for a thoroughfare,
perhaps, will be tho drainage af afforded
forded afforded that part of town, as the
water from Camp Heights all corner
down to the vicinity of the primary
school house, where it stands, over overflows
flows overflows some of the adjacent property
and causes much annoyance and this
unsanitary condition in the neigh neighborhood
borhood neighborhood of the school is most undesirable.
HAHT LINK BOAT DELAYED
A Star reporter wandered into
Masters' big store yesterday and was
shown many big iboxes heaped high
with henfruit not cold storage eggs,
either. It is evident that the Mar Marion
ion Marion county hen has ibeen attending
to business. The reporter didn't
think there were that many eggs in
A Royal will fill your typewriter
wants. At The Murray Co. 2-15-3t
Our amateur minstrels will soon
give a mighty fine performance for
the benefit of the hospital. The re rehearsals
hearsals rehearsals are bringing out talent in
chunks, and the date will soon be
Fresh buttermilk daily at Gerig's
Drug Store. 2-7-tf
The belief that the Young Men's
Democratic Club was dead was er erroneous.
roneous. erroneous. A meeting will be held
some evening soon, and plans for
work in the primary will be made.
The fragrance of those crushed
flower bead chains at Weihe's is
permanent. Among them are orange
blossom, heliotrope, forget-me-not,
carnation and poppy. 2-12-tf
All paving certificates that have
not been taken up have been turned
over to tho city attorney, and he
will forthwith proceed to afflict the
souls of those who have not com complied
plied complied with the law.
, LEAVE YOUR DEVELOPIXG
AXD PRIXTIXG WITH US FOR
QUICK RESULTS. THE COURT
in front of Hogan's
worn out and Con-
pjre is half-soling
HAVE YOUR PHYSICIAN LEAVE
YOUR PRESCRIPTION WITH US
OR TELEPHONE. WE WILL SEND
FOR AXD DELIVER IT QUICK.
THE COURT PHARMACY. 2-9-tf
Mr. Roy B. Bowers, who is on a
visit to the Christian church here,
will again fill that pulpit tomorrow,
both morning and evening. Mr.
Bowers made a splendid impression
on his congregation last Sunday and
all who heard him will be pleased
that they are to have the opportun opportunity
ity opportunity of listening to him again.
Those crushed flower bead chains
at -Weihe's are beauties. Various
lengths and designs .in rose, violet,
carnation and clover leaf. 2-12-tf
Mr. E. F. Hoyt of Birmingham,
Ala., and Mr. M. M. Marsh of Mobile,
Ala., are in the city in the interest
of the insurance department of the
KnTghts of Pythias. This depart department
ment department is growing as rapidly in pro proportion
portion proportion as the other branches of the
order and now has a strong member membership
ship membership in Ocala. These gentlemen will
be present with the local lodge at its
regular meeting nest Monday eve evening
ning evening and will assist with the con conferring
ferring conferring of the ranks during the ses session.
sion. session. Both are well up in the work
and it behooves all the Ocala mem members
bers members to be on hand and see the ranks
conferred in the manner which they
arein a position to put them on.
Messrs. A. T. Beck, Ed Tucker and
(Dr. Lindnerseceeded in bagging
10 4 doves whilhunting below Belley
' ilsLview this mqrning.
The Hart Line steamer Okahump Okahump-ka
ka Okahump-ka experienced serious boiler trouble
this morning coming up the river
and when five miles below Silver
Springs found it impossible to pro proceed.
ceed. proceed. She had forty-four passengers
aboard. Word was sent to the
springs and Mr. Frank Mathews of!
the Silver Springs Co., undertook
the job of transferring the passen passengers
gers passengers to the springs with launches.
I have three especially fine bar bargains
gains bargains in typewriters, unredeemed
pledges, that I will sell for cash or
One No. 4
One No. 5
One No. 10, Smith-Premier, visi-l
ble writer, double keyboard, $35.00
Why Pay More? B. Goldman,
2-14-dw-tf Ocala, Florida.
See those Valentines at Ballard's.
WORLD ALMANACS FOR 1914
World Almanacs at Ballard's,
cents each. 1-29-tf
The many friends in this county
of Mr. John G. Spurlin, the popular
traveling salesman, will be sorry to
learn that he has been ill for three
weeks at his home at Lake Weir.
Mr. Spurlin is somewhat improved
THE EXSIGN FILM NEVER
FAILS. PRESS THE BUTTON AND
YOU HAVE A PICTURE. ASK THE
COURT PHARMACY ABOUT THESE
The Ocala Moose will send a large
delegation to Tampa to see Gaspar Gaspar-illa.
illa. Gaspar-illa. About thirty will charter a
Seaboard sleeper and go down next
aturday night, the car to be held
r them until they return.
!fesh Dread, cakes and pies every
day; delivered to any
city. Heint' Bakery.
part of the
J. X. Brand, the new general
superintendent of the A. C. L., ac accompanied
companied accompanied by Division Superintend Superintendent
ent Superintendent M Arthur, passed thru Thursday
on a visit of inspection of the road.
FOR SALE Launch "Ervine D."
26x7 feet; ."-hp. engine; will seat 15
passengers. Cheap for cash. Apply
James Carnell, Silver Springs, Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. 2-ll-6t
Commodore Goodwin and son,
Mortimer and Mr. J. W. Chapman,
of Eastlake, returned yesterday
from a fishing trip to Homosassa.
Six-room cottage for rent; well
located, modern conveniences. Apply
at Star office. 2-6-tf
Colonel Bob Rogers went to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville the other day and was
shown thru the postoffice" by Post Postmaster
master Postmaster Gerow, who has held the po position
sition position for a dozen years. The Jack Jack-sonvi'le
sonvi'le Jack-sonvi'le office does a tremendous
business and Mr. Gerow has been a
faithful official. There is doubt as
to what democrat will secure his
juicy plum, as Senator Bryan favors
one of the faithful and Senator Flet Fletcher
cher Fletcher another. It is hinted thai they
may compromise on a third, who is
endorsed by Congressman L'Engle.
County Commissioner Jlenderson
was attending tar business 'in the city
today. Mr. Hrdrson's constituents
Yf the ijouri
he has made u his mind not to
serve as commisioner after the end
of his present ierm
Crushed flower bead chains are
the latest out. The fragrance ii
permanent too. See them at Weihe's
jewelry store. 2-12-tf
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf
Age and History of toe Ocala National Bank
This bank has been organized three years. During this time we have done
everything possible to render satisfactory service to the Vpublic. I
Our Deposits on March 7th, 1911, were 1. 2- I- $62,642.00.
First Call Made by Comptroller. ;rt r
Last call made by Comptroller, Jan. 13, 1914, Deposits were $327,565.24
As Shown by Our Statement. v
We are very grateful to the public for the liberal patronage extended the bank
and will continue to serve you in all lines of banking sq as to merit your continued
Depositary for U. S., State o f Florida, County of Marion, City of Ocala
JOHN Jj. EDWARDS, President. C. CAMP, Vice President. H. D. STOKES. Cashier
47 inch Natural shrunk Linen Suiting, every
all linen, equal to any 75e value at only per
. yard - .
Limit 5 Yards to a Customer.
90 inch White Linen Sheeting, a real $1:25 value, (Q
every thread all linen, at only, per yard OtL
Limit 5 Yards to a Customer.
27 inch Fast colored Dress Ginghams yery new newest,
est, newest, very best 10c ginghams at orilyi per yard
Limit 10 Yards to a Customer.
74 x 84 inch Crocheted Bed Spread assorted patterns,
Weight 2 1-2 pounds, a real $1.25' value, for fQr
Only - -7 ::t fl tC
Limit 3 Spreads to a Customer.
If you haven't been at our Sale previously, the
above specials should certainly be a great inducement.
. Our CLEARANCE SALE is still going on. As
the sale gets older the crowds seem more eager to buy.
Don't fail to attend, as the days are getting shorter,
and your opportunities for getting good goods at great
reductions will soon be over.
I TT A TTTYTl Q1 I
And Well Do fflhe Rest
We will send for your clothes and launder them as
they should be laundered, returning them to your
home as quickly as first-class work can be turned out.
Our machinery is all of the latest make,' which practi practically
cally practically eliminates the possibility of injuring even the
most delicate fabrics.
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4 Try a DAILY STAR WanfcjAd-It Pays
THE OCALA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1914
.::-::-:-::::::: albertus the original
-to .shun evil because it is ignoble,
PROMOTER OF EUGENICS I and then with tho progress in the
I sciences and comfort-making crea-
tions of men and women, the talked-
of millenium will take care. of itself.
The following letter from Albertus k
est, the well remembered "Duke
a of Dunnellon," appeared in a recent
X issue of the Times-Union:
-writing from LeesDurg, i sent you
V j the following letter, which you pub-
AX EFFICIENT ENGINEER
We want the Merchants and
Farmers of Marion and surround surrounding
ing surrounding counties to make this bank
It is our aim to assist the farm farmer
er farmer and merchant, and we will
extend all privileges consistent
with GOOD BANKING.
lished in the Times-Union and Citi
B. C. Webb
W. H, McRainey J. R. Williams
jf D.E.McIver J.P.Phillips
f Geo. J. Blitch J. C. Boozer
2 E. A. Osborne D. C. Stiles, Jr.
Capital $50,000. Surplus and Profits '$11,500
Total Resources Over Hall a Million.
j Ex-Alderman Taylor Commends the
! Work of Mr. Twombly
On the 20th of September, 1907, j To the Citizens and the Honora Honora-writing
writing Honora-writing from Lakeland to the Tampa I, ble Board of Aldermen of the City
Tribune, I sent with the following 'of Ocala: Yesterday, at my request,
prelude that 1884 letter quoted ver-tair. Twomlbly went thoroughly into
tatim from tho Times-Union and (detail with me, over his report to
Citizen files, and you can realize how the city council, showing plans and
glad I am after all these years to i estimates of costs of the improve improve-see
see improve-see the legislature of New Jersey j ments contemplated.
and other states and Switzerland do-
I am more than pleased with the
ing statutes in the same lines. I am thorough and comprehensive man man-copying
copying man-copying headlines and all from tha ner in which he has gone' into the
"Albertus Vogt in New Role.
"Would Put Ban en Marriage.
"Lakeland, Sept. 20, 1907.
"(Special to the Tribune).
"Editor Tribune: Seeing that Da-
i matter and do not think any engi-
neer will improve upon them as
i adapted to our requirements and
The plans as laid out for the sewer sewerage
age sewerage system are practicable and feasi-
vid Starr Jordan at a student meet-! ble and will fill our present needs
ing at Stanford University said about and provide for extension as our city
'Killing Off Two-Thirds of the In- -enlarge:?.
habitants of the World,' I am asking As to the light and water improve-
yoa to reiterate in your universally ments, he has given a choice of two
read paper, what I said in the Times- plants,' pne to be operated by steam
Union and Citizen in 18S4. and the other by Diesel oil engines.
"Can we not have a capable board Both are the latest and most eco-
of surgeons similar to our boards ;of nomical of their types suited to our
county commissioners in every coun- requirements and conditions. While
ty with powers to act? the Diesel oil engines can be operat-
"In every instance when any cou- el some cheaper than the steam
pie may elect to wed, have such plant, I would advise installing the
couple first serve written notice on steam plant, as it is more dependa-
the chairman of said board of sur surgeons
geons surgeons prior to the regular monthly
meeting of such board, of their in intention
tention intention to apply for a license to we 3;
then let every such couple appear in
person before the board at its next
ble, has less repairs and we will not
find it so hard to obtain engineers
that understand operating it as will
be the case if we use oil engines.
Either of the two plans will enable
us to operate the consolidated plants
& it w PATfrnrnni? rrt ntvrn e wnnnnnw
E, It. WITHERS
REAL EST AXE.
Auction Lot Sales a Specialty.
Huntington, West Va., and ;Ocala, Florida.
Anywhere H 'Everywhere Anytime
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS.
Watch this space for particulars ot this vamable
body of Marion County's richest lands, wnich will
soon be offered for sale.
I meeting, then and there be sub- at about half of what it is now cost-
! jected to such mental and physical ing, besides giving us more fire pro-
, examination as will determine the tectum and a better light and water
1 fitness of the applicants to inter- service and provide for our require-
! marry and produce offspring. In the ments for several years to come,1
I event both applicants may be free Having the honor of serving your
'from mental and physical ailing3 city as chairman of the electric
and hereditary taints of every na- light and water committee on the
ture, then let the board of surgeons preceding council and having been
have power to issue license without one of a minority who opposed Mr.
further prohibitive restrictions. Alex H. Twombly as engineer to
"If, however, either or both par- make preliminary plans and esti-
ties after careful, fair and Sintelligent mates for a sewerage system and im im-:
: im-: examination, may bo found unfit provements to our electric light and
i subjects to produce offspring and in water plants, because I then was
! the face of the advice of their phys- under the impression that another
. ical or mental unfitness, shall persist firm applying for the work had more
in their determination to marry, foe- experience in the designing of light
! fore license does issue, have the and wrater plants, in justice to Mr.
: beard of surgeons to first sterilize Twombly, and for the welfare and
; the male and battyize the female, interest of the future of our city, I
j and do this in every instance, re- am constrained to let you know my
gardless of persons. And in all cases present opinion of the matter.
when the couples elope, to apprehend
I unhesitatingly advise and rec-
Our axes, hatchets, saws and cutlery will save
your temper, because they are well tempered and
will hold their sharpness.
Our prices, too, are temperate, because we know
that giving you a square deal will pay us.
When hunting for hardware come to us.
; and. sterilize both .parties, and then o mm end that our council will make
i to compel them to marry legally. no mistake in employing Mr.
"If we do this thing, we need not Twombly to make the plans and
j pray for droughts or other superna- supervise the construction of the
! tural causes to destroy one-third or contemplated improvements, as from
any other proportion of the human all the information I can obtain, he
j race, or world's population. We is a man of unquestioned integrity
j would, within a decade have rid the, and whose ability and experience as
j world of every kind of blood-taint, an engineer is of the highest order,
j Scrofulous and other ills, tubercu- and we can rest assured that our in in-i
i in-i losis and its kindred ills, would terests will be safeguarded and tak tak-!
! tak-! within a few years be unknown and en care of if placed in his hands.
E. G. Rivers
" .Ti t t:.- I ,, :;i J.. V
See our line of
Wash Knit Ties
Flare End Ties
MaridDi Mart ware
Phone 118, Ocala, Fla.
John II. Taylor.
Ocala, Fla., Feb. 14, 1914.
C. W. PARK'S SHOWS
R. C. MUNC ASTER
t our fences and highways would cease
to be placarded and blackguarded
with S. S. S.' and B. B. B. and
other patent medicine signs that are
offensive to the sight and senses of
every self-respecting man and wom
an, j Series of Fine Plays Will Open Mon-
"Then think of what a race of j day, the Sixteenth
gods and goddesses would soon walk For the opening performance the
tne eartn. UlDert Hubbard or some f!. Park Co. will nresent "The
j similar intellect has written: 'An Heart of the Mountains." This is a
honest God is the noblest creature of strong and fascinating western play,
(man.' By creating each and every abounding in exciting situations and
i generation of children better than ; startling climaxes. The leading role
their fonbears, by this apparently : js masterly portrayed by .Mr. James
drastic, yet most sensible and hu-! Park, one of the best actors of the
( -mane saving of only the fittest and present day. There is plenty of good
! best men ana women, from which to comedy running all through the
perpetuate mankind, following the play, furnished by a "way down
patterns of God Himself, we would East Yankee and a pig-tailed China China-soon
soon China-soon fill up the world with such speman." The vaudeville features are
cimens of humanity that would ; particularly strong, furnished by the
.make the great heart of God glad, I following artists, Charles Leland
and we would fully and finally rid j with late songs, stories and eccentric
: the earth of weaklings and of crime. J dances. Charlie is a headliner. Bil-
"Suppose two hundrei years ago! lie Williams, the only and original
man had begun the breeding of man i "cornSeld Billie," is a show in him-
as carefully and as intelligently as self.
we began breeding our domestic an animals?
imals? animals? There would not today be an
BIERMAX BLOCK OPPOSITE POST OFFICE. PHONE 420
insane asylum, a prison, an orphan orphanage
age orphanage nor a rescue heme on this earth
and all hereditary ailings, both men mental
tal mental and physical, would be extinct.
"Every, man and woman who
knows anything must realize that
ii ii it
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
And there are the two "Sears"
this is the only pair that beats
three of a kind you must see them.
As a special aided attraction. Mr.
Park has been able to secure Miss
Mabel Butterworth who holds the
record and won numerous prizes as
the champion acrobatic ani artistic
dancer in the country. This feature
blood taints make insanity more or alone is worth fifty cents. You get
less poignant, make every form of the whole show for one price of ad-
scrof ulcus, turculosis ailings make j
nymphomania and every form of
"Then let us, by these boards of
county surgeons, rid the race hu humanely,
manely, humanely, but surely, of every physical
and mental derelict and prevent
"Let us absolutely ani ruthlessly
destroy all mongrels and every mis-
S. M. STANLEY, Proprietor
Corner Oklawaha Avenue and Main Street.
The J. D. Robertson Building.
A Full Line oi Choice
Liquors, Wines and Beer.
Courteous Service and 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, Mount Vernon,
And a full line of Gins, Wines and Brandies.
You will be welcome at my place.
Make your headquarters with
j cegenate. Let us teach our children
! to live right for the sake of human human-;
; human-; ity, without the actuating hope of
reward after death. Let us teach
them scorning the bugaboo of hell
mission, 15 cents for everybody.
Come Monday night and see a great
See those Valentines at Ballard's.
TAKE HER NORRTC A CANDY
BOYS IF YOU ARE IN TROUBLE.
TITE BEST CHOCOLATES AND
BON-BONS THAT WERE EVER
MADE. THE COURT PHARMACY
HAS THE AGENCY FOR THIS EX-
TLLENT HIGH GRADE CONFEC
Florida's Largest and Best Year
The Hotel you take your Mother, Wife or Sister to
Home Hotel of the State
European Plan S1.50 Per Day and Upward
A. M. Wilson, Thos. ML Wilson.
ASST. MGR. PROP. AND MGR
THE OCA LA EVENIAG STAR, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY" 14, 1914
OCALA EVENING STAR
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY
BITTINGER & CARROLL, PROPRIETORS
ft, R. Carroll, General Manager Port V. Leavengood, Business Manager
J. H. Benjamin, Editor
Entered at Ocala, Fla., postoffice
One year, in advance $3.00
fix months, in advance.... 2.5
Three months, in advance.. 1.2.5
One month, in advance SO
ADVERTISING RATES FOR
The following advertising rates will be charged in the Star for po political
litical political announcements in the coming campaign. Announcements will run
from the date of insertion until the election, regardless of length of
time at these rates:
Daily Weekly Both
Member School Board
Justice of the Peace
All Other Offices ....
Those requiring over twenty
rate on the same basis.
DIXIE AND PLEASANT HOLT
The 'Star prints elsewhere a letter,
from its friend, Charlie Jones,
which, contrary to its usual custom,
it has blue penciled quite liberally.
The reason for this is two-fold.
The first is that some of Mr. Jones'
remarks might give Mr. Holt founda foundation
tion foundation for a libel suit. Mr. Holt is a
good-natured man, ibut we don't
know when the las straw is going
to be laid on his load.
The second is that some of the
matter eliminated is campaign thun-,
der for Mr. Stockton, who the Star
isn't supporting for senator.
The Star denounced Mr. Holt for
his actions, proven and alleged,
about as severely as political custom
would warrant. When Mr. Holt
sent in a very polite and plausible
explanation, it was only justice to
him and Senator Fletcher to print it.
Some very direct evidence the Star
ha3 bears out Mr. Holt's statement
that his secretary sent letters to ne negroes
groes negroes by mistake and that he isn't
connected with Senator Fletcher's
campaign. We don't think that Mr.
Holt or any other man has any bus business
iness business writing his personal or politi political
cal political letters on public stationery. We
presume 'Mr. Holt has a right to vote
for Senator Fletcher, and to try to
influence others to vote 'for .him,
tho, as we have aforesaid, we are
Klad to have him say he isn't official officially
ly officially connected with the senator's
campaign. If he had been manag managing
ing managing Senator Fletcher's campaign, the
Star would have known it, positively
and officially, by this time. As it is,
the Star has reason to believe he has
none but his personal and private
interest in it.
The Star has been very nice to Mr.
Stockton in this campaign and will
continue to 'be so. It isn't going to
print anything that will do him in injustice,
justice, injustice, not if it knows it, and there therefore
fore therefore it is perfectly proper to tell Mr.
Jones and his other friends that ar arguments
guments arguments for Mr. Stockton and
against Mr. Fletcher will cost them
8 cents a line. This is no hardship
on Mr. Stockton as the same rule ap applies
plies applies to Mr. Fletcher and all other
The Star hasn't anything to do
with the local fight in Duval county.
Politics has always been dirty in
Jacksonville, and Holt isn't the only
politician in that bailiwick who
would use questionable methods to
Some 'prominent and well posted
men declare that all Dixie has had
in view has been campaign work for
The Star doesn't think so. It
thinks Dixie did a good work in
bringing the matter to public atten attention.
tion. attention. It might otherwise have been
overlooked until too late. Dixie's
expose has caused democrats all
over the state to wake up and reg register,
ister, register, and to resolve to watch the
primaries. There are men who pre pretend
tend pretend to be democrats in nearly all
communities who have no more prin principle
ciple principle than to use negro votes if they
can to defeat other democrats. In
some wards in some of .our towns
they would register and vote ne negroes
groes negroes wholesale if they were allow allowed
ed allowed to do so.
"Section 16 of the Bryan primary
bill provides that the state executive
committee of the democratic party
may meet and pass a resolution spe specifying
cifying specifying the qualifications of the elec electors
tors electors in the primary provided said
rpsnlution is nassed prior to the
opening of the registration books
The state committee has not met and
Tpffistration books have been
as second class matter.
One year, in advance $8.00
Six months, in advance.... 4.25
Three months, in advance. 2.25
One month, in advance SO
lines will be charged an
open a month. Professional politi
cians caught this omission and hence
the negro registrations and illegal
registrations in this city."
The state committee will remedy
the defect at its next meeting;
meantime, democrats should be on
THE CITY HALL LOT
The matter of buying the lot op opposite
posite opposite the Coast Line station will
come before the city council at its
next meeting, Tuesday evening, Feb.
17. Decision must be made at that
time as the option on the lot will ex expire
pire expire Feb. 20.
The Star has consulted a number
of leading citizens, among them well
posted real estate men, who consider
the price, $12,500, a very reasona reasonable
ble reasonable one. The Star is also informed
that a responsible party is ready to
give $14,000 for the lot if the city
does not buy it.
The city, of course, cannot put up
the needed buildings at once. It
may foe some years before it can do
so. By that time, however, th.e lot,
which is the best situated for the
purpose, will be out of its reach. If
it buys the lot now, it can at once
erect the library, and by good work
and economy can put up the other
The Star suggests that the city
buy the lot if possible. Then, in invite
vite invite the Woman's Club to take the
property in hand and by cooperation
with the council make of it a beauty
spot; construct a sidewalk along the
west side, plant pak or palm trees
around the entire property, put in
St. Augustine grass and shrubbery
with seats and water fountains and
make it a comfortable place for our
visitors, citizens generally and child children
ren children to gather and pass an afternoon
or evening, and by the time the city
is in position to build the needed
municipal buildings the property
would be' an addition to the town of
The colonel has added the degree
of B. S. to his long list; but the let letters
ters letters stand for "Botanical Scout" and
not "Bachelor of Science." .Tampa
The Star is glad that the Times
has made the foregoing highly nec necessary
essary necessary explanation.
Lincoln Beachey has proved a dis disappointment
appointment disappointment so far to the newspaper
paragraphers who have foretold his
death so confidently. Starke Tele Telegraph.
graph. Telegraph. The paragraphers haven't given
Supervisor of Registration D. M.
Barco says that up to date 523 vot voters
ers voters have registered in this precinct
to vote in the coming primary. Of
these, eighty-five are negroes, about
twelve of whom have registered as
democrats. The registration out in
the county, Mr. Barco says, is good,
and "he thinks it is likely that com comparatively
paratively comparatively few democrats will neg neglect
lect neglect their duty.
It is almost certain that the next
legislature will have under consid consideration
eration consideration some strong anti-saloon leg
islation. An attempt will probably
be made to pass a law prohibiting
the sale of liquor, and if that is not
done a prohibition amendment is al almost
most almost sure to be framed to be sub submitted
mitted submitted to the people at the next
general election, in 1916. Conse Consequently,
quently, Consequently, both sides are selecting
legislative candidates with a view to
the way they will vote on thus issue.
; It is understood that Mr. W. J. Cros-
by, who has already announce!, is of
strictly dry sentiments, and Mr.
Light, who intends to run, is built (
the same way. The other side will ;
;be likely to bring out its men in a:
week or so. This wet or dry fight
will cause a great deal of much
needed legislation to be neglected.
SHOULD RE GENEROUS
According to statements today
from J. G. Rice, superintendent of
publicity for the coming Confederate
reunion, and D. G. Herrin, chairman
of the finance committee, a lack of
immediate funds may divert the
holding of the reunion in Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville to so in e other Southern en enduring
during enduring next May. it is stated that
prospective subscribers to the fund
in this city have not awakened to
the fact that about $40,000 is nec necessary
essary necessary in the very near future to as assure
sure assure the success of the reunion, and
but few have come to the front with
their share of the funds. 'Metrop 'Metropolis.
olis. 'Metropolis. The Star will be very sorry if
Jacksonville falls down on this
proposition. It would be a black
eye for a city which claims so much
enterprise, and would reflect some somewhat
what somewhat on the state at large.
THANKS AND CONGRATULATION
THE BOARD OF TRADE
Ocala, Fla., Feb. 14, 1914.
To the combined interests, at attendants
tendants attendants at the Ocala Conference
and all those supporting the move movement
ment movement in the state: As secretary and
in behalf of the (board of governors
and entire Marion County Board of
Trade, we wish to express our ap appreciation
preciation appreciation and gratitude to all, and
our representatives in the Senate
and House of Representatives and
General Manager Hockaday and
other express officials; first, for the
support given to the Ocala meeting
to get at the facts, the fairness and
frankness of Mr. Hockaday in our
deliberations and getting at the bot bottom
tom bottom o the misunderstanding of ap application
plication application of new express rates. The
thoroughness of the great plan and
scheme as constructed by the Inter Interstate
state Interstate Commerce Commission, put putting
ting putting the entire United States on a
zone and parity basis. No longer
favoritism to any section. The thor thoroughness
oughness thoroughness of our conference, the
meeting of every interest of the state
in an open and clear adjustment de deserves
serves deserves our strongest endorsement,
which is here recorded. We thank
each and all and ever stand ready as
an organization to fight the battles
of our people. A conclusive proof
and demonstration of what a well
organized hoard of trade can and
does do. Florida as a whole, wake
up! Get behind your business organ organization,
ization, organization, support their effort and en
deavor. "United we stand, divided
we fall." Here's to each and all for
future unanimity and progress.
J. D. Rooney, Secretary.
J. M. Meffert. Chmn Bd. of Gov'nors.
George MacKay'; President Board.
WANTS TO KNOW
Jacksonville, Feb. 13.
Editor Star: I was very much re rejoiced
joiced rejoiced to see that you published Mr.
Holt's "explanation," whereby he is
"hoist by his own petard."
Mr. Holt in his letter to the Star
says: "I am not connected with Mr.
Fletcher's campaign in any sense."
" Then pray whose campaign is Mr.
Holt connected with? He tells the
Star that he is sending out hundreds
of letters urging registration at
once and this registration is purely
for the coming primary in June.
I challenge him to explain why he
is spending so much money in send sending
ing sending out "circular letters" urging
people to "register at once," because
the only necessity for immediate reg registration
istration registration is the coming primary. If
Mr. Holt is building up a republican
machine let him frankly say so.
I wish to say to the Star and to
the democrats of Marion county that
I have affidavits in my possession
showing that Mr. Holt has been
guilty of registering white men in
J. E. CHACE
Rooms 9, 10, 11, Holder Block
L. F. BLA LOCK
Office Over Commercial Bank
his own ward who do not reside
therein. I wish to say that our
committee has found a very large
number of illegal registrations in
Mr. Holt's ward. Chas. E. Jones.
Managing Editor Dixie.
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY
The festival of St. Valentine's Day
Feb. 14 is universally celebrat celebrated.
ed. celebrated. The custom was established dn
England, Scotland and France about
the fifteenth century, and was very
popular among the upper classes of
many European countries.
The festival was introduced into
America at an early day and its ob observance
servance observance has undergone many ma material
terial material changes, becoming less gen general,
eral, general, at present being limited to
friends exchanging anonymous com communications
munications communications with each other, the
majority being made dn verse and
referring to a variety of subjects,
and cftimes in caricature.
WISE AND OTHERWISE
. (Clipped without Credit)
Occasionally it is cheaper to move
than to try to live it down.'
Most fire escapes are patterned af after
ter after the straight and narrow way.
When the average man has a
headache he realizes what an aching
. Don't worry unless you can
draw a salary for so doing.
Occasionally we meet a woman
who reminds us of a cat trying to
If it ds a woman and the shoe fits,
she takes it back and exchanges it
for a size smaller.
How a woman does admire any anybody
body anybody who can out-talk her!
Good people are supposed to be
happy, but their looks often belie it.
Congress will probably get thru in
time this year to enjoy the baseball
Between a half-baked optimist
and a kiln-dried pessimist, which
would you choose?
The stock market continues to
disprove its fear of the tariff and the
SEABOARD AIR lINK SCHEDULE
No. 1, local leaves Jacksonville
9:30 p. m.; arrives Ocala 1:40 a
m.; arrives Tampa 6:30 a. m.
No. 3 local leaves Jacksonville
Q;30 a. m. ; arrives Ocala 1:05 p. m.;
arrives Tampa 5:40 p. m.
No. 9 limited leaves Jacksonville
11:30 a. m.; arrives Ocala 2:30 p.
m. ; arrives Tampa 6 p. m.
No. 2. local leaves Tampa 9 p. m.;
arrives Ocala 2:30 a. m.; arrives
Jacksonville 6:45 a. m.
No. 4 local leaves Tampa 8 a. m.;
arrives Ocala, 12:01 a. m.; leaves
Ocala 12:16 p. m.; arrives Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville 4:20 p. m.,
No. 10 limited leaves Tampa "1 p.
m.; arrives Ocala 4:20 p. m.; arrives
Jacksonville 7:30 p. m.
MARIOX-DUXN MASONIC LODGE
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, K t
A. M. meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each moith at
7:30 o'clock, until further notice.
Baxter Cam, W. M.
Jake Brown, Secretary. Ad
CONCORDIA LODGE F. "J. OF A.
Concordia Lodge, Fraternal Union
of America, meets ir i'onge's Hall
on the second Thursaay evening of
each month. Geo. L. Taylor, F.M.
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary. Ad
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf
' This Bank has capital and surplus of $85,000.00, total
resources over $650,000 00. Our resources are ample, our
management conservative, at the same time liberal to the
extent of taking care of our customers needs. We want
new business and we are able to take care of it.
Farmers' Accounts Specially Invited.
(viliOi 0G $:0'cllibl!SS
A M INCORPORATED
"THE BEST IN BANKING."
is high here, and the chasteness
of the patterns which can be seen
at a glance, it
county to get suggestions for weddin? presents, vmi
we nave mace a siuay ox
Choose Your Gifts Here
Oar stock is varied and so
every pocket book- is
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V M.wv' ?.
oesiaes silverware wmca
Thlt is a Jewelry store
you arc looking for at
Drop in and
t h a t i a
$ Come wind, come snow, let Boreas blow, with robes like these
X your body will glow. We have the largest and most up-to-date
Y and down-to-the-minute line of laprobes for auto and buggy thai
v was ever brought to this .part of Florida. We have overstocked
I our store in them, and our greed in buying will be your gain in
X coin, as we are going to sell them out at ridiculously low prices.
J We also have a complete line of rain goods for your bodily pro-
5 tection better than insurance and doctors.
IrCoIsjflhit k IL,aiint2j
Marion County Abstract Company
ESTABLISHED 1832. &
GRAHAM BROTHERS, Lessees,' f
S OCALA FLA.
x First consideration and especial attention given to small tracts. i
heating pad pad-El
El pad-El COmfO
replaces the hot .water bag!
AH! What soothing comfort there
is in an electric heating pad !"
No more the hot water bag. FirsT: too hot,
then too cold, then always leaking.
Now one uses EL COMFO-sofc, comfy and constantly at
the heat you want it. It's convenience and comfort are
easily evident. Facft of the matter EL COM FO is really
a necessity in EVERY home
H. W. TUCKER
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second ani
fourth Thursday evening3 of each
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Flora Brown, W. M.
Miss Florrie Condon, Sec'y.
Advertise in the Star.
the quality which
is important to know
tms "gut question." it is our
are the prices. Every taste and
sure to be suited. We have AWM
Vi Alii I Jf ULUC II'JYCIUCS UCI9
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win route excciiem guis.
where you en tret Just what
the price you want to pay.
lej us assist you
let us provm to
that Here is a
PnTTiQ St TnDTDDT?
-j ai ma i M E xj x n i I e I w-a
5 or 6 doses 686 will break
any case of Chills & Fever, Coldi
& LaGrippe; it acts on the liver
better than Calomel and does not
ripe or sicken. Price 2S..
The less religion a man has the
more he expects of his wife.
THE OCALA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1914
File Horses ail Miles.
AVe have at all times during the season, a large drove of choicest
Horses and Mules that our buyer can select, in person in the Atlanta Live
Stock Market, where he goes regularly as often as the stock is deplet
ed. We can supply any kind of an animal you may desire, at the closest
possible market price, or any number of Jiorses or mules that may be
needed. Come in and look the drove over. Every transaction guaran
teed as represented.
TompDdinis & CoMb
LACK OF LIBRARIES
(Continued from First Page)
ble) country, conducting those de delightful
lightful delightful story hours. What more
involves no effort, but is pure de- v-"w o-0K04--
light and relief from daily cares.
Here, as already indicated, teachers
and pupils find help, and children
pleasure unalloyed in a realm all
their own. Here the needs of rural
compelling mode can be conceived of schooJa aai communities are being
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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.
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To a Person Who Prides
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Clean, Fresh, Well Laundered Linen
is a necessity. To supply that ne necessity
cessity necessity is Our Business.
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402-401 S. Main Street
Read Our UNCLASSIFIED ADS. lor your wants
creating a taste among children for
that literature which is high and in inspiring!
spiring! inspiring! 5. It supplies book3 to deposit
stations in the county (there were
73 in l&ll), located at a country
store, a postoffice, or, if nothing bet better
ter better offers, a private house. Some of
these stations have risen to the dig
nity of branch libraries, with their
own custodians and reading rooms
where several of the best magazines
may also be had. To the stations.
boxes containing 50 or more books
are sent, being returned every 60 or
90 days for fresh supplies. To the
branches as many as 300 books are
first loaned as a neuclus, exchanges
being made of new material every 10
6. Printed bulletins and book
lists are issued regularly; and occas occasional
ional occasional exhibits are made on special
subjects (loans generally, of larger
libraries, such as the Congressional)
which do duty afterwards at the
Free Delivery System
Last and prime distinction
books are delivered, without cost, by
the library's now famous "library
wagon, "not only to all the schools,
deposit stations and branches in the
county, but for several years past,
from house to house, and the two two-horse
horse two-horse vehicle has lately been ex
changed for a much quicker "library
automobile." This delivery wagon,
built especially to hold several cases
of books for the stations as well as
more tnan :iuu volumes n sneives,
goes on its lb successive routes two
days of each week, weather permit permitting,
ting, permitting, covering every two months, the
entire county, even to the "most dis
tant outposts." This too, remember,
over an area or about ouu square
miles and serving a rural population
of more than 50,0 00, in addition to
the 2,000 citizens of Hagerstown.
As Miss Titcomb says in one of her
interesting reports: "Xo better
method has been devised of reach reaching
ing reaching the dweller in the back country.
We all know that we might wait
long before a busy farmer would
drive fie 10 or 15 miles for a covet coveted
ed coveted volume. The man who drives the
wagon at once estaDusnes a numan
relationship .between the library and
the farmer, a thing no deposit sta station
tion station can do. Phychologically, too,
the wagon is the thing. It is the un unknown
known unknown brought to the very thresh
old. As Impossible to resist the pack
of the pedlar from the Orient as a
shelf full of books when the doors of
the wagon are opened at one's gate
way." (Incidentally I may mention
that inquiries as to the operation of
this book wagon have come from as
far away as Japan.)
The Washington county library
has about L'u.oo volumes, with a per periodical
iodical periodical list of over SO, with a large
collection of reference works not
loaned, its circulation in lyio was
Its income is derived partly from
interest on small endowment, more
largely by annual appropriations
from both city and county. Andrew
Carnegie has recently given $25,000
to aid with its extension work.
The Working Personnel
Its force consists of the librarian,
a children s librarian, a cataloguer
and school librarian, a desXittend-
ant and the driver of the
wagon, with a salary list
$4,500. With the excepti
unique auto-delivery, the
the Hagerstown institution is rpracti
cally similar to that of othdk modern
puuiio nuraries. w
It was the first, I believeffto adopt
the county as the. library unit an
idea that is steadily growing in fa-
vor. it is now state-wide "la uali-
fornia, and has been adopted locally
in Indiana, Kentucky, iMinesotaV Ne Nebraska,
braska, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina,
Ohio, Oregon, Tennessee and Wis Wisconsin
consin Wisconsin (Bureau of Educational re report
port report 1912). In most of these states
the law provides for rural extension
work by the state, county or town township,
ship, township, and, in some cases, the city li
brary at the county sat serves as
the county. library, after the Hagers Hagerstown
town Hagerstown model.
It may be now an idle dream, but
let us have a vision of such a cen cen-tral
tral cen-tral library in every county seat in
South Carolina, the capstone of the
county's public school system and
like it supported by a special tax.
Belonging to the people, it is freely
used 'by them. Here the workers in
all the arts and professions come to
quicken and deepen their knowledge
and thereby increase their earning
capacity. Here the citizen of what whatever
ever whatever creed or condition comes to post
himself on the social and political
questions of the day. Here the
young man finds, dn good books and
attractive environment, a safeguard
against the low resort and the litera literature
ture literature that poisons. Here the weary
come for recreation, for reading that
not only met, but anticipated; and
why not let's dream too of the auto-
delivery that goes from farm-house
to farm-house and just makes one
read whether one wants to or not.
And along with it all, unconsciously,
the moral tone of the entire county
is being raised to a higher level.
It would cost a mill or two of
extra taxation, but is it not worth
it? In nearly every state of the
Union, the public library, is now
looked upon as an essential part of
the system of public education and
the people tax themeslves to support
their libraries as they do to support
In one spot at least in South Car Car-oilna,
oilna, Car-oilna, I am glad to say, this progres progressive
sive progressive idea has taken root, the town jf
Marion. There the" citizens of the
school district, by special act of the
legislature, have imposed an extra
one-mill tax upon. themselves to sup-1
port a real public library formed by
the merging of the city schools li library
brary library with the town library, former formerly
ly formerly maintained by subscription. It
would be well if the general assem-;y
bly would pass an act enabling any
school district In the state to follow
this lead. If the experiment of the
"merging" should eventually prove
unsatisfactory, the people would
have become accustomed to the tax tax-supported
supported tax-supported library and would never
give it up.
In our cities and ambitious towns
there is hope that the public library
will come to be regarded as a paying
business investment, just as much so
as their parks paved streets, play
grounds, water works and 'public
schools an advertisement if you
will, of the city's advantages as a de desirable
sirable desirable place for residence. This ar
gument might interest some where
other appeals fail.
For the rural districts, the travel traveling
ing traveling library system is essential, and
until the advanced county system;
takes hold, this work should be done
directly by the state, as is now the
case in more than 2S states of the
The commission on country life
specially named the library as one of
'the means of bettering conditions in
the rural parts? along with good
roads and schools and churches.
For the Country
Prof. Gillette of the University of
North Dakota, writing on "Condi "Conditions
tions "Conditions and Needs of Country Life"
(Annals of the American Academy),
says: "A new outlook on life, its
meaning, its' possibilities of enjo' enjo'-men't
men't enjo'-men't and satisfaction and as to the
means which are fit to secure those
ends, is intensely needed. Life to
the average farmer is devoid of the
larger and more attractive elements.
His life is a round of eating, work working,
ing, working, sleeping, saving, economizing,
living meagerly, recogonizing only
the bare necessities skimping along
with inconveniences, especially in
REAL s. FALSE 'Economy at This Time:
g Resist the mental suggestion to curtain your regular taking of
f ice until the weather turns warm again.' Your refrigerator Is
going nicely now; it is well chilled and it is doing1 full duty as
your practical SAVER.
Don't let it lapse eren a little bit it may sulk on you all tne
remainder of the season.
Maintain your regular supply of OCR ICE all through the season.
X That is the way to save on yonr ice bill.
OCALA ICE & PACKING CO
Opposite A. C. L. StaUon.
civrir mrti c TniDTV.mp rrwTC
I TWENTY-ONE-MEAL TICKETS, $5.25.
B. B. BAUM, Proprietor.
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Now Ready for Immediate
Delivery at Reddick.
These seed were grown and personally selected
by me on my own farm at Rocky Ford, Colorado.
Phone, write or telegraph,
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All work Guaranteed to e First-Class.
Bring us your Casings and Tubes to be Vulcanized.
Worn out tires and tubes ought.
FISK and FIRESTONE TIRES
of all sizes and rims, always in stock
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PACKING AND SHIP- f PLASTER or
I 1 CEILING
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CADILKC FOR S-LE
NO MONEY REQUIRED
I am a candidate for re-election to
the office of state attorney for the
fifth judicial circuit, and solicit
your vote at the June primary.
George W. Schofield.
A Cadillac auto, in first class con
dition, fully equipped, for sale at a
bargain, and prefer real estate to
cash, either city or country property;
might pay some cash' difference if
the proposition would justify. Ad
dress P. J. Theus, Ocala. 1
Tulula Lodge No. 22, Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, meets every
Tuesday evening r ; 7:30 o'clock ( in
Yonge's Hall, Fort King avenue. Vis Visitors
itors Visitors in the city invited to be with as
H. D. Stokes, N. G.
V. L. Colbert, Secretary. Adv.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
To the Democratic Voters of Mar-
The registration books o' Marion
county will be open for registration
in each election district dun'ng the
months of January and February,
1314. In district Xo. 1 (Ocala) the
book will be open from Monday noon
till Saturday noon and Friday nights
till 10 o'clock of each week from
first Monday in January till first
Monday in March.
All persons who fail to roister in
Da Yon Sing or Play?
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Viy Pay 50 Cent to $1 for
Your Choice Classical Pieces ?
Our CENTURY EDITION nrasic it printed on
finest full-sized paper, from new, engraved
states, containing- latest revisions. No cboicez
acition can be found.
At our uniform price of 10 cents, yoa can get
5ve or ten pieces at the usual cost of one.
'om GI' n AVTY mwi voorrttT sstiifartlon
iui y i '.t, l.oBi yon may l.uy. If tbry arc not all
ve riaiui or yoa expwt, wul rrfaml the siuouiit
eut uud uu ums ket-p tlie uiiuic
Look at theme few selection
a specimens only t
Piano Solos Vocal Solos
Orh Poe GoHmrlutik
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ion County: I am a candidate for
member of the House of Representa-, their respective districts can regis
ter at my office in Ocala any day
tives in the next legislature from our
county, and subject to your decision
at the polls in the democratic pri primary,
mary, primary, June 2nd, 1914.
Citra, Fla. W. J. Crosby.
(Sundays excepted) between March
15th and April 15th. D. M. Barco.
Supervisor Registration Marion Co.
Office upstairs in court house
Any of these at 10 cent a copy if
3rdered direct from us. Catalog of
nearly 2000 titles free on request-
The Murray Co.
Call phone 2a 1 if you want to buy
TILE OCALA EVENING STAR. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 19i4
OCALA SOCIAL AFFAIRS
(If you have ny items for this department call phone 106)
Fmittee to visit the sick dur
ra was carried tnat
raay tne pledge toward
U. I). C. Mmtins.
The Februray meeting of Dicki Dicki-son
son Dicki-son Chapter, U. D. C was held yes yesterday
terday yesterday ;aJteraoon with Mrs. J. T.
Lanca&i and on account of the in inclement
clement inclement feather the attendance was
Mrs.pE. Mclver, president, pre presided
sided presided 3ftd the small amount of bus business
iness business was transacted in a very in informal
formal informal manner. The minutes of the
last meeting and thetreasurer's re report
port report were accepted. An interesting
letter from the state president, Sis Sister
ter Sister Esther Carlotta, was read by the
president, and Mrs. J. H. Spencer
and Mr.R. R. Carroll were appoint-
ed a co
Arlingtf Jjjinonument fund
Xo sfrfther business the chapter
adjouriifp to meet with Mrs. W. W.
Harrissii March, after which Mrs.
Lancastt-I served sandwiches, choco chocolate,
late, chocolate, teafand cake. She was assisted
by herfv2ughter, Mrs. Bennett and
Miss Djjvithy Lancaster, the latter
playingJKeveral pretty instrumental
Mrs. W. H. Dodge has returned to
Ocala from a visit to Lake City and
Jacksonville. Her visit to Lake City
was to a conference of workers in
the interest of woman's work. Miss
Winnsborough of Kansas City, a
most refined, cultured;, woman, who
originated the Woman'. Auxiliary of
the Southern Presbyteraan church,
made a most interesting and in instructive
structive instructive talk to the fconference of
women. She organized a state
Synodical of which Mrs. Dodge was
made president.- This means the
state president of all missionary so societies.
cieties. societies. In Jacksonville Mrs. Dodge
was the guest of hessons, and was
the recipient of several luncheons
and dinners given by her friends
tne little folks had a jolly time ana
reluctantly said good-bye when tht
time arrived for them to retur
home. Mrs. Waterman was assisted
ny Mrs. K. L.. Carney a.
sie 'MacKay. For re
guests were invited
room and standing ar
'ble prettily decoratedj
fruit jellatin, cake, cai
The birthday cake wa;
trimmed in colored ci
d Miss Bes
fra long ta-
eight lighted candles.f f I j
Miss Ge tie Peyser is the week
end guest of Miss Mary Connor at
Lake Weir, going down this after
Miss Fuller Hostess of
One of the loveliest Sn the small
parties this week was tfc one tfcis
afternoon given by Mips Eugema
Fuller who entertained! he Young
Ladies' Auction Club at its regulai
weekly meeting, and a tew special
friends, the members and visitors
making three tables of congenial
It 'being St. Valentine's Day, the
appointments of the party were sug suggestive
gestive suggestive of the season. r: ie tallies
were valentine cards, the visitors'
prize a heart-shaped box of choc chocolates
olates chocolates and the sandwiches served
with fruit salad, pickles, cheese waf wafers
ers wafers and tat tea after the games
Enjdwiil? the delightful afternoon
with the f retractive, hostess wen
Mrs. C.B.3Ayr, Mrs. C. H. Lloyd
Fishel, Mrs. Neuhan and Mrs. Bloom
have been charmingly entertained
during their visit and they have
made a circle of friends who will
look forward to their return in the
Pretty Children's Parties
From 3:30 to 4:30 this afternoon
-t her home on Oklawaha avenue,
Irs. J. C. Caldwell entertained
rnty members of the "real" young
in honor of her son Joe, who
leorating today nis mntn anm-
ry. Bidden to tms party were
two little maidens, Misses Dor
y JtranK and lrgima Feek. and
other guests were the boy nlay-
&i: . ...
mites or tne nonoree and nis young young-eijbrother,
eijbrother, young-eijbrother, Earl. The principal di diversion
version diversion was pinning the queue to a
cninaman on canvas and tne prize
vas a Chinese doll. A peanut hunt
too place out of doors and the
souvenirs or tne party were poppers
in which were dunce caps. Assisted
by Mrs. D. E. Mclver and Mrs. E. G.
f eeK, tne nostess served cnerry ice, i
cake, divinity candy and animal!
crackers joined togetner witn icing.
The refreshments were in pink and
white colors. The guests were Otis
Green, William Richey, McClure!
Stephens, Chester and Jack Robert-1
son, Earl Osborn,-Martin Roess, Van
i-erguson, Ben Culverhouse, Leonard
Bennett, Robert Simmons, Harris i
Powers, Charles Muncaster, FredfJ
Blalock, Harrington Hall. EdwirfJJi
Spencer, Edwin Dorsey, Hardy Crooml
t STILL ON
IBnntl Eimdls a
and Wilbur Gary.
Sizes slightly broken, but we may have yours.
You should not fail to come and get some of
ese remarkable values. :
vis Alifp T -i
'e Bittinger, Fannie
obinsion, Annie Da-
3 von Ens-pl-
Thursday afternoon irs. M. E.
Robinson will entertain number of
friends informally at auction, com
plimenting Mrs. GeorsaK. Sullivan,
of New York.
Mrs. E. F. Fitch and little Miss
Sallie Camp Fitch, who have been
visiting Ocala relatives for several
weeks, left for their home in Chica Chicago
go Chicago today.
Mrs. Mary Eagleton and daughter,
Miss Margaret Eagleton left Phila Philadelphia
delphia Philadelphia today and will reach home
Monday afternoon. Their friends
will be glad to learn that the latter's
health, which has been quite bad
since Christmas, is much better.
Mr. H. M. Hampton is having a
very attractive wall fence of white
pressed brick put around his pretty pretty-home
home pretty-home on Oklawaha avenue.
From 3 to 5 o'clock thirty 1
girls a:id boys played merrily wi
little Miss Ivia Waterman at t
borne of her grandmother, Mrs. S. E.
Waterman. Tuesday "was the host hostess'
ess' hostess' eighth birthday and the party
this afternoon was in honor of the
event. Many games were played and
Mrs. Arthur Cobb and daughter,
Miss Fanita, returned today from a
visit to relatives at Alachua.
"tW The regular monthly social given
by the Ladies' Aid Society of the
Presbyterian church will be held
next Monday, February 16th, from
3 to 5:30 o'clock, at the home of
Mrs. W. W. Condon. All friends of
the church are cordially invited to
The many friends of the family
will be glad to know that Mrs. Ed.
Carmichael, who has (been so ill for
the past week, is somewhat better
Want to Buy,
New or Second Second-Hand
Hand Second-Hand Furniture
Phone, write or call on
us before doing so.
We are buying, selling
and exchanging both
New and Second-hand
Furniture all the time,
and can accommodate
Easy terms made on
enstallment contracts if
you are not prepared to
C. A. FORT, Proprietor
West Exposition Street.
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne who have
been to Savannah for the benefit of
Mrs. Wayne's health, have returned
to the city and are.again at the
home of Mrs,C.L. Bittinger.
VTr. E. M. Howard .and his father.
Dr. H. C. Howard" xifChampaine,
111., will go to Aulwtrndale in the
morning for a days jisit at the for-
s Deautiim orange grove.
Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Rheinaue
are in the city for an extended vi
with Mr. Rheinatier's brothers a
sister, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rhe:
auer and Mr. Ben. Rheinauer. Th
arrived this afternoon from Xe
Mrs. J. R. McClane arrived from
St. Petersburg today for a visit to
Dr. F. E. McClane and . nily.
Mrs. P. J. Theus is visiting rela relatives
tives relatives in Jacksonville.
Mrs. D. S. Vining of Wildwood is
visiting friends in the city.
.Mrs. H. F. Watt is visiting Dr.
and Mnu--vrrG. MclTaiT 1-Jackson-
The Junior Civicr'League of which
Miss Sue Moore i president and Mrs.
J. R. Moorhead rector, gave a
linen shower ttfiafternoon at the
Kflflian's Club for Comfort Lodge,
which is very '"arlyelTrfute'of
sheets, pillow cases, towels, etc.
The shower was attended by quite
a few friends and the donations of
linen are appreciated by the league,
whose finances were too meager to
warrant the purchase of the neces necessary
sary necessary articles.
Mrs. Edwin Spenc r, Jr., has as
her guest for a few days her mother,
Mrs. F. A. Chapman, who arrived
this afternoon from Jacksonville.
Mrs. W.' I. Bloom and small
daughter and har mother, Mrs. Jos Joseph
eph Joseph Neuhan, will leave tomorrow for
Atlanta, where the latter will speni
a few days before proceeding to her
home in Baltimore. As the guests of
their daught' an! sister, Mrs. Leon
Daytona Weddinj; of
Miss Lois Van Valzah, ojf
Beach, and Benjamin P. Richlrds,
uainesvuie, were unitea in TiCirriage
Wednesday mofning at 9:30Tb'clock
in St. Mary's Episcopal church of
this city, Rev. Robt. A. Tufft, rector,
officiating. The wedding was a quiet
one, only members of the family and
a few intimate friends being present,
including the bride's parents and the
groom's mother, who is from Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, and Miss Graco Keating, of
Daytona Beach. Following the cere ceremony
mony ceremony the bridal couple left for a
honeymoon trip to Atlanta and other
points in Georgia, but will make
their home in Orlando. Mr. axid Mrs.
Richards will have the good wishes
of many friends in Daytona and vi vicinity
cinity vicinity for their future happiness and
prosperity. Daytona News.
The Ocala friends of the young
couple are receiving the following
"Dr. and .Mrs. John Adams Van
Valzah announce the marriage of!
their daughter, Lois, to Mr. Benja Benjamin
min Benjamin Pierpont Richar'ds, on Wednes Wednesday,
day, Wednesday, the eleventh of February, nine nineteen
teen nineteen hundred and fourteen, Daytona
Mrs. William Hocker is attending
the state conference of charities and
corrections in Gainesville and willi
return home tomorrow after an ab absence
sence absence of a week spent in Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, Palatka and Gainesville.
Ocala will be well represented at
le L.aKe weir Yacht iJiub dance to-
jht, several going down on the aft-
loon train ana a number after
Dr. and Mrs. M. T. W Christian
will celebratgJJaeir 4 8th wedding an anniversary
niversary anniversary Tomorrow with a family
reunion. Thee are eight children
and fifteen gand children who are
all here, and bout 35 guests will be
present at the dinner. ThlTembers
r fr T
of the family w"EoaTe here are Mrs.
J. T. Law and four children of Al Alachua,
achua, Alachua, -Mrs. H. R. Agnew and three
children of Ocala, Mr. M. G. Chris
tian, wife and two children of Ox-!
ford, Ala., Mrs. T. A. Moore and two
children of Aniston, Ala., Mr. M. T.
Christian, wife and child of Tamapa,
Mrs. W. P. Edwards, Miss Percy
Christian and Mr. Sam Christian of
Mr. Arthur Williams has joined
his wife and daughter at the home
i of their uncle and aunt, Mr. and
Irs. G. T. Maughs and tomorrow
wfU accompany them to their home
in outh Florida. Mrs. Williams
was' formerly Miss Pauline Sullivan,
cde of Ocala's most popular and at attractive
tractive attractive girls.
In speaking of the entertainment
given in Dunnellon last week for the
benefit of the school, the Advocate
says: "Excepting the charming reci recitation
tation recitation of Miss Alice Bell and the fine
solos by Miss Gladys Martin and Mr.
Camp, of Ocala, the program was
given by home talent."
m m m
Last Thursday morning several
tables of card players enjoyed a very
pleasant informal hour with Miss
Christine Wideman and her guest.
Miss Clara Johnson of Ocala, at the
Lexington. DeLand Record.
The Baptist sewing "circle will
meet with Mrs. L. W, Duval Moniay
afternoon at 3 o'clock.
to the Investors of
arion County :
AM proud enough of the record which the FLORIDA TITLE & ABSTRACT COMPANY has
made during the past two years to be willing to assume that, PJiare fairly well acquainted
with the Company and its record. If you are not, then ask the banks, attorneys and big land
owners of the County as to its work and reputation.
To develop its business possibilities to a greater degree requires a larger capital than it now
has, and to provide for such development the FLORIDA TITLE & ABSTRACT CORPORATION has
been formed with greater and broader powers and a capital of which $50,000.00 (one-half of
the to'tal capitalization), is a Preferred 8 per cent. Cumulative stock and will share in the further
profits of the business until it may be paid 12 per cent in any one year.
The new Company will succeed to the old Company's plant,, .business and assets of every char character
acter character and every dollar of its worth will be pledged to secure the safety of the holders of shares ot Its
Preferred stock, and the annual 8 per cent, dividend accruing thereon.
In disposing of the $50,000.00 Preferred Capital Stock, it is my desire to sell at least one-fourth
to Marion County investors HOME PEOPLE who have knowledge of and faith In local condi conditions,
tions, conditions, the pecuniary profits, as can be demonstrated by our books, have been thus far satisfactory
and may be considerably enhanced by increased capital in order to extend the (business beyond its
I am so certain of financial success for all Investors that I am -content to take my own person personal
al personal profits from the earnings to accrue on the Common Stock of the corporation, after the prefer prefer-ed
ed prefer-ed share holders have been secured their profits, as above outlined.
The support thus furnished by our home peopie in addition to the thoroughness, promptness
and reliability of our work, as evidenced by the approval of local hankers and attorneys, as well
as by big land owners of the County and State, will enable me to command sufficient funds and con control
trol control sufficient business, from wi:hin and without Marlon County, to make the Florida Title & Ab Abstract
stract Abstract Corporation, a truly State-wide, permanent and profitable Institution.
pledge to any portion
of the Preferred Stock subscription.
Very truly yours,
R. S. Rogers.
made promptly, will be appre-
R. S. Rogers, Esq.
You are anthorized to enter my name for a subscription of
Preferred 8 per cent. Cumulative Stock of the FLORIDA TITLE & ABSTRACT
Payment of this subscription to be made on call of the company, in the following manner, viz:
ALL CASH or .T?
In four equal installments, viz: On demand and In two, four and six months with interest at 8 per
cent., note to be given for the deferred payments and stock to be Issued and attached to note as co co-lateral
lateral co-lateral security.
(mark out the manner of payment not used).
Name of Subscriber.
THE OCAIiA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14. 1914
Season Engagement Starting MONDAY, FEB.
The Famous, Popular and Always Welcome Big No. 1.
In the Monster Canvas Covered Opera House Permanently Located on
North Main Street, Absolutely Waterproof and Thoroughly
Heated on Cool Nights.
Will Present v
A Series of the Newest and.
llest High-Class Royalty :;
Plays, ?s 'V
Superior Up-to-Date Vaudeville
Features Between the Acts
of Each Play
See the Lamp Explosion in the second Act This is a Marvel of Mechanical
and Electrical ingenuity.
With Five Big Vaudeville Features ALL for One Price of Admission.
15c to Everybody. Reserved Chairs Only 15c Extra.
Have You Secured Tickets
For the OCALA
O a iOTI
Session Begins Sunday, March lsl: and Lasl:s Until
Wednesday, March 11th 1914.
Among the Talent to be Present:
Dr. Russell II. Conwell,
Dr. Byron W. King, '; ':
Walt Holcomb, fv
Dr. Carolyn Geisel,
Miss Meddle O. Hamilton,
Miss Gay Zenola MacLauren,
' i Professor Louis Williams
Signor and Madame Berini,
Bertha Wooden Orchestra,
Roblej JIale Quartette,
- Smith Concert Company,
Mrs. Lydia W. Lockling,
Julius Caesar Nayphe, Dr. Kerr Bruce Tupper.
For Program and Detailed Information, see
JJo Po Mooy9
Secretary Marion County Board of Trade.
OPEN ALL NIGHT
The Merchant's Cafe Is a first class
place to take your meals. Open night
and day. J. R. Dewey, poprie-?
CONCERNING CLEAN LIVING
Good. f .
No man or woman can perform
full duty to themselves or to others
unless they keep themselves clean
An upset liver or sluggish kidneys
will spoil your work and worth.
Regularly take Carswell's Liver Liver-Aid
Aid Liver-Aid and you will be a new being in
this climate for it will cleanse your
system as soap will cleanse your
Carswell's Liver-Aid takes the
place of calomel takes its place ex excepting
cepting excepting in the after effects.
It gently acts right now on the
lier and kidneys and eliminates the
poisons and accumulations.
Results internal cleanliness and
by meansv of a pure vegetable com compound.
pound. compound. Xo danger, no discomfort.
On sale at The Court Pharmacy
in 50 cent bottles. Purchase price
refunded in full if you wish it. But
you wont, when you try this sc?en sc?en-tific
tific sc?en-tific remedy. Ad5
A. M. BOBDITT
NEW AND SECOND AN
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.
310 S. Main Street, Ocala, Fla.
Management JAS. A. PARK.
Entire Change of Play and
Vaudeville Each Night.
This is Absolutely the Biggest
and Most Perfectly Equipped
Tent Theater in
THE HEART OF THE MOUNTAIN"'
NOTICE TO CBEDITOBS
.The undersigned having been duly
appointed and having qualified as as-ministrator
ministrator as-ministrator of the estate of Carlos L.
;istrunk, deceased, now calls upon
ail creditors, legatees, distributees
and all persons having claims or de demands
mands demands against the said estate to pre present
sent present them within the time prescribed
This February 4th, 1914.
S. T. Sistrunk,
As Administrator of the Estate of
Carlos L. Sistrunk, Deceased.
CITY TAX NOTICE
The city tax book for- 1913 has
been closed, and the list of unpaid
taxes is being prepared for delivery
to the city attorney and city marshal
for collection by levy and sale as to
personal property, and by suit on
real estate. Prompt payment will
save cost and attorney's fee.
W. W. Clyatt,
City Tax Collector.
Office at court house. 2-12-10t
OCALA SCHOOL. nUILDIXG NOTICE i
Notice is hereby given that the
board of public instruction for Mar Marion,
ion, Marion, county, Florida, will on
Tuesday February 17, at 2 p. m.
receive and open bids for the erection
of a public school building in the city
01 ucaia ana also for the heating- anal
plumbinsr of the same, all according' to
Mark & Sheftall, of Jacksonville, Fla.',
and which are at the office of the su-
rerintendent of public instruction in
LOcala and copies of which may be ob-
iamea irora me architects oy making' weanens tne juezs ana orien jeaas
M?fisiifor ?ane 1or ma be ,sen at 1 to serious results. The first dose of
their oinees m Jacksonville.. A depos- T-- x- t-
it in the form of a certified heck ava Dr- Kin? s -New Discovery gives re re-guarantee
guarantee re-guarantee of good faith in making lief. Henry D. Sanders, of Caven Caven-bids
bids Caven-bids will be required of all bidders in j dish. Vt.. was threatened with con con-tne
tne con-tne sum of 3 per cent, of the amount of sumption alter having pneumonia,
consideration m tne proposal. j ,t ..itos. ..n icing's yoff ri-
The board reserves the risrht to re- He rites- UV lvinS s Dis
ject anv or all bids
By order of the board of nublic in
struction on January 7, 2 914.
J. H. Brinson, Secretarv.
thurs-fri-sat till 2-1" CTcala, Fla.
Advertise in the Star.
A Carload of Special Scenery and
Novel Electrical Effect?;.
The Biggest and Best Show You
Ever Saw for Less than One
LACK OF LIBRARIES
(Continued from Page Five)
j the home, which is uncalled for, con con-:
: con-: sidering his wealth.
Quickly cured by Dr. Hobson's.
Eczema Ointment. C. P. Caldwell,
of New Orleans, La., staies: "My
doctor advised me to try Dr. Hob-
son's Eczema Salve. I used three
I boxes of ointment and three JLlkes
j of Dr. Hobson's Derma Soap, Ttj&ay
j I have not a spot anywhere on my
! bodv and can sav I am cured." It
j will do the same for you. Its sooth sooth-;
; sooth-; ing, anticeptic action will rid you of
I all skin humors, backaches,, pim
ples, eczema blotches, red unsightly
sores and leave your skin 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
Whenever you Meed a General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds up the Whole System. 50 cents.
FOR SALE Cheap for cash, one
good old plug mule. J. F. Jerkins &
By Being Constantly Supplied With
McDuff, Va. "I suffered for several
years," says Mrs. J. B. Whittaker, ol
this place, "with sick headache, and
stomach trouble. t
Ten years ago a friend told me to try
Thedford's Black-Draught, which 1 did,
and I found it to be the best family medi medicine
cine medicine for young and old.
I keep Black-Draught on hand all the
time now, and when my children feel a
little bad, they ask me for a dose, and il
does them more good than any medicine
they ever tried.
We never have a long spell of sick sickness
ness sickness in our family, since we commenced
Thedford's Black-Draught is purely
vegetable, and has been found to regu regulate
late regulate weak stomachs, aid digestion, re relieve
lieve relieve indigestion, colic, wind, nausea,
headache, sick stomach, and similai
It has been in constant use for more
than 70 years, and has benefited more
than a million people.
Your druggist sells and recommends
Black-Draught. Price only 25c. Get a
Trackage to-day. n. c 12a
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
A WINTER COUGH
a tuh'mrn oinnrn pp')riin"
j A stdUjorn, annoj.n? uetssJIia
cough bangs CD. racKS tne DO-ly,
coverv ought to be m every familv:
11 is certainly tne oest 01 ail mei mei-icnies
icnies mei-icnies for coughs, colds and lung
trouble." Good for children's coughs.
Money back if not satisfied. Price
50c and SI. H. E. Bucklen & Co.,
Philadelphia or St. Louis.'
KEALHOFER PLEASED WITH
OUR BOARD OF TRADE
Mr. H. S. Kealhofer, traffic mana manager
ger manager of the Jacksonville board of
trade, says of our board and its sec secretary:
retary: secretary: "J. D. Rooney is the secretary of
a mighty live body now in the mat matter
ter matter of the Marion County Board of
Trade. He deserves all kinds f
credit for having brought the ship shippers,
pers, shippers, the express people and the
commercial organizations together
in this meeting,"s aid Mr. Kealhofer
The work of the Marion County
Board of Trade, much impressed Mr.
Kealhofer. "I found out there that
not only the business men of the
county, but three banks in Ocala, are
standing behind that body, telling it
to use the funds necessary in making
the county forge ahead in the proper
He says also that the visitors in
Ocala Thursday were accorded every
courtesy possible from the -Marion
County Board of Trade. This includ included,
ed, included, not only the representatives of
organizations, but the express com company
pany company officials as well.
The fire department has received
500 feet of new hose.
The Globe Store is receiving many
inside improvements to keep, it in
harmony with its handsome front.
Postmaster Huber expects to
walk the plank any day now, but
does not seem downcast. Mr. Hu Huber
ber Huber has made a first-class postmaster
although he was in a second-class
Lost. Found, Wanted, For Sale
For Rented Similar Local Needs
FOR SALE: Barber shop fixtures.
Address, P. O. box 24 3, Ocala, Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. 1-30-tf
COTTAGE FOR RENT 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.
STORE FOR EXT A roomy,
well located store in the Robertsoii
block. Apply to S. M. Standley, cor corner
ner corner Oklawaha avenue and Main
FOR RENT Furnished rooms.
Call at No. 515 E. Adams St. 12-31 tf
FOR SALE Eggs for setting;
barred Plymouth Rocks, Indian Run Runner
ner Runner ducks; $1 per setting. H. S.
Wesson, with Carn-Thomas Com Company.
pany. Company. 2-3-1 m
FOR SALE A pair of heavy draft
horses. Apply to J. Thompson, box
358, Ocala, Fla. 2-10-6t
FOR RENT Newly furnished
room; every convenience; two men
or couple. 609 S. 2nd St. l-29-6t
FOR RENT A new bungalow
with every modern convenience. Ap Apply
ply Apply to C. V. Roberts, 2-13-6t
LOST Between the high school
building and courthouse square, a
solid gold cuff link' with "M" on the
large end. Finder will be suitably
rewarded for return to P. Mcintosh,
at Scott's insurance office. 2-13-tf
WINDSHIELD FOR SALE A
windshield from No. 10 Buick in
first class condition, for sale at half
price. E. R. Harper, Martel. 2-14-St!
FOR SALE Fine young Jersey
cow with young calf. Cheap for
cash. Apply to W. D. Carn at Ocala
Seed Store. 2-14-6t
WANTED Traveler. Experience
unnecessary. Good terms to right
party. Liberal offer and agreement.
J. E. McBrady, Chicago. 2-1 4-1 1
Ocala Seed Store
is headquarters for Pot. Pot.-try
try Pot.-try Foods and Stock and
Poultry Powders, TV keep
on hand all tho time:
COXKEY'S Poultry and
Stock Foods and Rem Remedies;
edies; Remedies; a full line.
A large assortment o
AMERICAN CAVALRY MOUNTS
El Paso, Tex., .Feb 14. The pres presence
ence presence of strychnine in water given
some of the horses of the American
troopers on guard at Ysleta was dis discovered
covered discovered yesterday. Three horses
died Wednesday night when the
Americans under Capt. A. H. David Davidson
son Davidson of the Thirteenth cavalry were
rushed to Ysleta in pursuit of Mex Mexican
ican Mexican federal recruits who escaped
across the river. Since then seven
more have died. A post-mortem ex examination
amination examination today disclosed the cause.
AT THE CHURCHES TOMORROW
Grace Church (Episcopal)
(Corner S. Broadway and Watula
St. Rev. Jas. G. Glass, Rector; resi-
dence, 311 S. Broadway; phone 415.)
7:30 a. m. Holy communion.
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Morning prayer, litany
7:30 p. m. Evening prayer.
Choir practice 7:30 p. m. Friday.
Meetings of vestry and societies at
10.00 a. m. Sunday school.
11:30 a. m. Sermon by Roy B
2:00 p. m. Junior society.
7:30 p. m. Sermon by Mr. Bow-.
An invitation extended to all to,
present at these services. j
. Methodist j
Rev. J. M. Gross, D. D., Pastor. ;
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Sermon. j
Subject, "The Ideal Church."
Sunday school mass meeting at ;
3 p. m., conducted by Rev. C. W.
White, Sunday school secretary of ;
the Florida conference. This will!,
be an interesting meeting. All are
7:30 p. m. Preaching.
Subject, "An Earnest Seeker."
All cordially invited. Strangers
welcome to all the services.
Senior Epworth League
Leader for the afternoon, Mr. S.
C. Hickel, Jr.
Song, No. 230, Somebody Knows.
Song, No. 153, Beautiful Isle of
Song, No. 122, More Like the
Subject: The Rule of the Golden
Vocal solo .Miss Gladys Martin.
Jonathan's Treatment of David
Mr. Carol Fraser.
David's Treatment of Saul Dr.
A. L. Izlar.
Ruth's Treatment of Naomi Miss
Joseph's Treatment of His Broth Brother
er Brother Mr. Alva Butts.
Song, No. SO', May I be Faithful.
Open discussion on the subject
Closing song, No. 55, Let the Sav Savior
ior Savior In.
(Pastor, Rev. W. H. Dodge, D. D.)
9:45 a. m. Sunday school. ,if
il a. m. Sermon;
Subject, "Scriptures Well Pleas Pleasing
ing Pleasing to God."
3 p. m. Junior Mission Society.
7 p. m. Sermon.
Subject, "The Fifth Beatitude."
CARD OF THANKS
We desire to express our heart heartfelt
felt heartfelt thanks to the many friends and
neighbors who rendered so many
acts of loving kindness, during the
recent illness, death and burial of
our husband and father, and assure
you that we are deeply grateful to
all. Mrs. P. H. Gillen,
Mr. Carl Wentzel has been wait
ing several days for the stranger
who took an involuntary bath in the
pond at the corner of Wenona and
Washington streets to return and
apologize for his conduct. Several
small boys had erected a sign with
the warning "No bathing in this
pond". Two strangers came along
and cne of them missed his footing
and fell into the water. 3Ir. Went Wentzel
zel Wentzel saw his predicament from his
house and thought to offer hi3 as assistance,
sistance, assistance, but no sooner had he hove
in sight than the unfortunate man
who had fallen in the water saw him
and made a break for the "tall tim timber".
ber". timber". Mr. Wentzel askel his friend
who remained behind why the man
was running away. He was inform informed
ed informed that he was under the impress-
ion that he had been bathing on j acts nrefc'jr csd n't m'r taEUhcs all dlv
private property in violation of thelV? rar-. ,?T-li
trespass laws and was getting away
to avoid arrest. Mr. .Wentzel 'stands
for the truth of the above and a
sures the stranger that he stands
ready to pardon his error if he will
but return and ask it.
SWIFT AND PALATIAL
YACHT "CITY OF OCALA"
'Three round trips a week x
between Silver Springs and v
Palatka over the beautiful
tourist route, Silver Springs )?
run and Oklawaha river, fam- v
ed in song and story as the X
most wierdly beautiful water-
way in the world. Boat sails
from Silver Springs every &
Tuesday, Thursday and Satur-
-day morning at 8 o'clock.
iaiis irom 1'aiatka .every
-uoaaay, vv eanesaay ana r n n-day
day n-day at 6:30 a.-m. Trips made
entirely by daylight. Elegant
a la carte service on board. X
Every accommodation, con
venience and safety anpll anpll-ance.
ance. anpll-ance. v
y For further Information, ap-
ply or write to
C. (Ed) Carmichael,
X Ocala, Fla. X
X Wcller Carmichael, X
Silver Springs, Fla. x
Charles Rodof f
SILVER SPRINGS CO.
Ocala. Silver Springs .Palatka g
To each cash purchaser of $1.00
worth of other groceries, we will
sell twenty-one pounds of sugar for
one dollar on Saturday and Monday.
Remember, this offer Is for these
J. L Smith Grocery
Next to Ocala National Bank
ID you ever stop to think
ho. wonderful it is that
simply a man's name means
the finest confectionery In
No need to mention even "candy
when you want the best Just
That we are the HUYLERS Store
of Ocala would vouch for our high
standard in other lines, even If we
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
in Every Home
Comfort end Safety Assured Before
the Arrival of the Stork.
Tie old saying what la home wlthont
a mother should add "Mother's Friend
In thousands of American tomes there
Is a bottle of this splendid and famous rem remedy
edy remedy that ba-s aided many a woman through
tlie trying ordeal, ssved Lt frora suffering
end rain. krt Lr ia LaUh of mind and
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THE OCAJLA EVENING STAIt, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1914
YOUNG MEX AND WOMEN FOR
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Device Stops Tail Switching.
To prevent a cow from switching
her tail in the face of a person milk milking
ing milking her a man has patented a chain
and hook to bold her tail against one
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Garavei and His Daughter.
HESE were busy days for the
Cortlandts. They entertained
constantly, and the occasions
when they dined without
from one to a dozen guests became so
exceptional as to elicit remark around
the hotel. Most of their efforts were
devoted to certain Panamanians of the
influential class, and in company with
one or more of these Cortlandt made
frequent trips to the various quarters
of the republic, sometimes absenting
himself for days at a time.
During these intervals his wife as assumed
sumed assumed the direction of affairs and con continued
tinued continued to entertain or be entertained.
Her energy and resource seemed inex inexhaustible.
haustible. inexhaustible. Soon she became the social
dictator of the city, and the most ex exclusive
clusive exclusive circles, American and Pana Panamanian
manian Panamanian alike, allowed her to assume
The result was just what had been
designed. Tourists and visiting news newspaper
paper newspaper people spoke glowingly of the
amity between the two nations and
wondered at the absence of that Span Spanish
ish Spanish prejudice of which they had heard
so much. (- Those who chanced to know
the deeper significance of it all and
were aware of the smoldering resent resentment
ment resentment that lay in the Latin mind com commented
mented commented admiringly upon her work and
wondered what effect it would have
upon the coming election.
No one but the woman herself and
her husband really understood the tre tremendous
mendous tremendous difficulties of their task or
the vital issues at stake. All who
came Into contact with her recognized
the master mind directing the cam campaign
paign campaign and, consciously or unconscious unconsciously,
ly, unconsciously, relegated her husband to the back background.
ground. background. To the Latin intellect this display of
power on the part of the woman was a
revelation. She knew the effect she
produced and made the most of it.
Old Anibal Alfarez was perhaps the
last fully to appreciate her. He did,
however, learn in time that, while he
could successfully match his craft
against that of the husband, the wife
read him unerringly. The result was
that he broke with them openly.
When news of this reached the mem members
bers members of the canal commission they
were alarmed, and Colonel Jolson felt
it necessary to make known their
views upon the situation. Accordingly,
a few nights later the Cortlandts dined
at his handsome residence on the
heights above Culebra. After their re return
turn return to Tana ma the colonel, in whom
was vested the supreme authority over
his nation's interests, acknowledged
that his acquaintance with diplomacy
was as nothing as compared with
"She thinks Garavei is the proper
man," he said to Colonel Bland.
"Garavei is a banker. He's not a
The chief engineer laughed.
"All Spanish-Americans are politi politicians,
cians, politicians, colonel. They can't help it."
"Would he accept?''
"It is her business to find out. I had
"But could he win? It would be a
calamity if he had American backing
and failed. It would mean disaster."
"Cortlandt has been working careful carefully,
ly, carefully, and he has been in all the seven
provinces. He admits that it might be
done, and she is certain. Of course it
will mean a fight Alfarez won't give
up easily but if Garavei should bo the
next president it would be a fine thing
for both countries."
Over at Panama the Cortlandts were
looking for a house to lease. Affairs
had reached a point where it seemed
advisable to give up their quarters at
the Tivoli and enter into closer con contact
tact contact with the life of the Spanish city.
Meanwhile they gave a ceremonious
little dinner, the one and only guest
being Andres Garavei, the banker.
Of all the charming peoples of Cen Central
tral Central America there are perhaps none
more polished and well bred than the
upper class Panamanians. Of this
agreeable type Senor Garavei was an
admirable example, having sprung
from the finest Castilian stock, as a
name running back through the page"
of history to the earliest conquests t
The present bearer of the name wav
of distinguished appearance. He was
swarthy of skin, his hair was sno v
white, and he had stern black eyes o'
great intelligence. He was courtly and
deliberate, evincing a pride that sprausr
not only from good blood but from
good deeds. His poise was that of a
man with heavy responsibilities, for
Andres Garavei was a careful banker
and a rich one. He was widely trav trav-eled.
eled. trav-eled. well informed and an agreeable
"I am o disappointed that your
ffcmebtp.r could no come." Edith told
him for the second time. "I'm afraid
she objects to our American informal informality."
ity." informality." Xo, no, my dear lady," said their
guest. "She admires American cus customs,
toms, customs, as I do. We are progressive we
have traveled. In my home, in my pri private
vate private life. ierhaps, I am a Panama Panamanian,
nian, Panamanian, but in my business and In my con contact
tact contact with other people I am as they
are. It is the same with my daughter.
She has had a wide education for a
child. She has traveled, she speaks
five languages, and yet underneath It
all she is a Garavei and hence a Pan Panamanian.
amanian. Panamanian. She is all I have, and my
life is hers."
The meal progressed with only the
customary small talk to enliven it, but
as soon as the three had adjourned to
the Cortlandt suit the host of the even evening
ing evening proceeded to approach the subject
in his mind as directly as the circum circumstances
stances circumstances permitted. Through a series of
natural transitions the conversation
was brought around to politics, And
Garavei was adroitly sounded. But he
displayed little interest. When at last
he consented to show his awareness of
the suggestion so constantly held out
he spoke with deliberate intention.
"General Alfarez Is my respected
friend," he said, with a quietness that
intensified his meaning, "and I rejoice
that he will be the next president of
"You, of course, know that there Is
opposition to him?"
"All Tanama knows that."
"General Alfarez does not seem to be
a friend of the United States. May I
Garavei inclined his white head with without
out without removing his intense, dark eyes
from the speaker.
"Don Anibal Alfarez can never be
president of Panama!"-
The banker made no visible move movement,
ment, movement, yet the effect of this positive
declaration was almost like that of a
blow. After a pause he said:
"May I tell him you said so?"
"If you wish, but I do not think you
The hearer let his eyes flit question question-ingly
ingly question-ingly to Mrs. Cortlandt's face to find
her smiling at him.
"Believe me, dear lady," he said, "I
suspected that there were grave rea reasons
sons reasons for this interview, but as yet I
am at sea. I am not a politician, you
know. I shall have no voice in our politic.-.
"Of course we know that. Senor
Garavei. and of course there are grave
reasons why we wished to talk with
you. As Stephen has said. General
Alfarez cannot be president"
"Madam." he said coldly, "Panama is
a republic. The voice of tse people is
"Down in your heart do you really
think so?" She was still smi'ihg at
him. "Sol The United States is su supreme."
preme." supreme." "Ah! That clay will come, perhaps
I have said so. I look forward to it
as the best solution, but"
"The day has come."
"Even so. Alfarez is an honorable
man, a strong man and the wealthiest
man in our country."
"You are also a rich man. a man of
ability," said Cortlandt. "You:- nam j is
second to none in all Central America.
There is no one better"
"Impossible!" exclaimed the banker,
in a strange voice. "I? No, no!"
"And why not? Have you never had
"Of course. All men have dreams.
I was secretary of finance under Ama Amador,
dor, Amador, but the Garavels have never real really
ly really been public men. Politics have
been a curse to our house. My grandfather"
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Notice is hereby given that we, the
undersigned on the 10th day of Febru February,
ary, February, 1914, will apply to the governor
of the state of Florida at Tallahassee,
the capital, for letters patent to issue
under the following' proposed charter.
R. S. ROGERS.
W. M. WILSON.
FRANK D. SANDERS.
COPY OF THE PROPOSED CHARTER
OP FLORIDA TITLE & ABSTRACT
We, the undersigned, hereby asso associate
ciate associate ourselves together for the purpose
of becoming incorporated under the
laws of the state of Florida applicable
to corporations for profit.
The name of this corporation shall
be Florida Title and Abstract Corpora Corporation,
tion, Corporation, and its principal place of busi business
ness business shall be in the city of Ocala, Mar Marion
ion Marion county, Fla.. but it may establish
offices and branches- in such other
place or places as it shall deem desir desirable
able desirable in the conduct of its business.
The general nature of the business
to be transacted fcy this corporation
shall be to make and sell abstracts of
title to lands, to issue title certificates
and title guarantee policies, and to do
all other things usually incident and
necessary to such title and abstract
work; to act as agent of the owner in
the renting, selling, general care and
handling of real estate and personal
property; to loan its own funds and to
act as agent of others for the loaning
of funds upon real and personal prop prop-perty,
perty, prop-perty, and as such agent to charge
and collect commissions for such ser services;
vices; services; to act as trustee under mort mortgages
gages mortgages and deeds of trust on either real
or personal property, and to execute
and deliver releases thereof, and do
and perform all other duties of such
trustee; to act as trustee, assignee, or
receiver for persons, co-partnerships,
corporations or estates, either by in-
I dividual appointment or by order of
court, and to be vested witn an tne
powers and authority conferred upon
such officer by law or otherwise; to
buy, sell or lease and deal in real and
personal property, and to mortgage
the same; to deal in bonds, stocks and
mortgages; to purchase its own pre preferred
ferred preferred stock and retire the same, and
to reissue same as needed; to buy or
lease abstract plants and equipment,
and pay for same either in cash or in
the stock of the company.
The amount of capital stock of this
eorDoration shall be ONE HUNDRED
1 THOUSAND ($100,000) DOLLARS, di
vided into one thousand shares of the
par value of one hundred dollars each,
payable. in cash or property, labor or
services at a just valuation thereof to
be, fixed by the board of directors at a
meeting called for such purpose. Of
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hundred shares shall be preferred
stock, and five hundred shares shall be
common stock. The preferred stock
shall receive from the net earnings of
the company an eight per cent annual
cumulative dividend before any divid dividend
end dividend is paid upon the common stock.
Out of any remaining net earnings the
preferred stock and the common stock
shall each receive equally up to a four
per cent additional dividend, and any
additional net earnings shall belong
t-ntirely to the common stock, but the
common stock shall not receive in any
one year a dividend in excess of eight
per cent until there has been created
and thereafter maintained a surplus
net earnings fund equal to eight per
cent cn all issued preferred stock. The
corporation shall have the right after
five years from the d,ate of its Incor Incorporation
poration Incorporation to retire any or all of the out outstanding
standing outstanding preferred stock by payment
to, the owner thereof the par value of
such stock plus ten per cent. The
corporation's intention to retire any or
all of the said preferred stock shall be
evidenced by its written notice of such
intention mailed to the last known ad address
dress address of the holder of the stock so" to
be retired at least ninety days before
the annual dividend payment day on
which such retiring is to be made.
Preferred stock as to which such no notice
tice notice has been given shall not be eligi eligible
ble eligible to participate In the earnings from
and after the retirement date set forth
in such notice, and the funds for the
redemption thereof shall be deposited
by the treasurer of the company sep separate
arate separate and apart from all other funds
of the corporation, and shall be used
only for such retirement purposes. The
preferred stock last issued shall be the
first to be retired, and all retirements
shall be in that order.
The term for which this corporation
shall exist is ninety-nine years.
The business of this corporation
shall be conducted by a president, a
vice president, a secretary, a treas treasurer,
urer, treasurer, and a board of five directors. The
directors shall be chosen annually by
the stockholders at the annual meeting:
held on the second Thursday in Febru February
ary February of each year. The manner of the
choice of all other officers shall be
prescribed by the by-laws. The office
of secretary and treasurer may be held
by one person. The following named
officers shall conduct the business of
this corporation until those elected at
the first annual meeting shall qualify:
President, R. S. Rogers.
Vic-Presldent. W. M. Wilson.
Setreary. Frank D. Sanders..
Treasurer, R. S. Rogers.
Board of directors. R. S. Rogers, W.
M. Wilson. Frank D. Sanders, V.. E.
Ahearn, Edna Weber.
The highest amount of indebtedness
or liability to which this corporation
shall subject itself Is one hundred
The names and places of residence of
the subscribers to the capital stock,
and the number of shares of stock
subscribed for by each, are as fol follows:
lows: follows: R. S. Rogers, Ocala, Florida, 490
, W. M. Wilson, Ocala, Florida, 10
Frank D. Sanders, Ocala, Florida, 10
Edna Weber, Ocala. Florida, 10
C. E. Ahearn, Ocala, Florida, 10
State of Florida,
Before the undersigned authority
personally came R. & Rogers, W. M.
Wilson, Frank D. Sanders and Edna
Weber, to me well known to be the in individuals
dividuals individuals described In and who sub subscribed
scribed subscribed their names to the foregoing
articles of incorporation, and acknowl acknowledged
edged acknowledged to me, each for himself, that he
signed his name thereto and subscrib subscribed
ed subscribed for the amount of capital stock set
opposite his name.
in witress whereof. I have hereunto
9i my hand and official seal this the
?th day of January, A. D. 1914.
fNotary Seal) HENRY D. STOKES.
My commission expires June 5,
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