OCALA, FLORIDA, Fill DAY. FEBRUARY 20, 1914
Observed by Seaboard Official, Secre Secretary
tary Secretary Itooney and Man from
the Star Office
One day thi3 week a Star reporter
accompanied Secretary J. D. Rooney
and General Industrial Agent J. A.
Pride, of the Seaboard Airline Rail Railway,
way, Railway, in Mr. Dobbs car, on a trip
thru the southern part of the county.
Mr. Pride came from his headquar headquarters
ters headquarters in Norfolk, Va., on an invitation
from Mr. Rooney, to look over the
section, to get an idea from actual
observations of the territory in culti cultivation,
vation, cultivation, the new settlers, the distance
of the different points from transpor transportation,
tation, transportation, etc., that he might give infor information
mation information to his company, as something
good for the southern part of the
county is in contemplation by the
The party went straight out south
on the Orange avenue hard road past
Captain Pyles farm, on out the newly
completed extension past Pedro and
Dallas, and it is very gratifying toi
see the broad fields and the
small truck patches and farms all
ready for planting or with the seed
already in the ground. Especially
noticeable was the many acres in cul cultivation
tivation cultivation for the first time.
There were a number of fine fields
of oats, and the pretty green acres
made a most pleasing diversion t3
In the famous Proctor and Perry
settlements, where, from the names
on the rural boxes, there must be at
least a score of heads of families of
each of these well known names,
there were thousands of acres of
fields in fine shape, planted or being
"planted to spring crops. Informa Information
tion Information secured shows that there are
5,000 acres in this neighborhood in
a high state of cultivation, but it is
IN SOUTH 111
too far from transportation to grow
anything but staple crops.
For more than a third of a century
these families, or their heads, have
Vbeen farmers in that section, well
""thought of, respected for their citi citizenship
zenship citizenship and their success as thrifty
farmers. Even in this old settled
section, hundreds of acres have
been added to the tilled area this
season and will bring crops for the
From that section the car turned
almost straight east, and soon cross crossed
ed crossed the line of the private railroad of
the McGehee Lumber Company, soOn
to be abandoned, it is feared, unless
some other interest takes over the
road to keep it up. This road, while
not a public carrier in the fullest
sense of the word, has been a great
factor in getting the crops of the peo people
ple people of the Levon section out, and
transporting other supplies back to
The party continued on east to the
Seaborad tracks and turned north to
the thrifty little city of Summerfield,
where they called on the local agent
of the Florida National Land Co.,
who said his concern had a good
many people coming in and settling
on the better land9 of the company.
Most of these he stated, bad been
there looking and had now come to
stay and work their land. Both he.
Mr. Nathan 'Mayo and Mr. P, F. Col Col-lens,
lens, Col-lens, the latter editor of the Chron Chronicle,
icle, Chronicle, said there were a good many
new people coming in, and a nice in
creased acreage in crops for the sea-
-Tson, with fine prospects, land In good
P shape and the best season the sec
tion has ever known.
From this point the car continued
east, stopping at Mr. S. Lehman's,
the famous grape grower and wine
maker a man who has made a suc success
cess success of grape culture for more than
a quarter of a century. Mr. Pride
wanted to see the vineyards, talk
with Mr. Lehman about trying some
from 20 to 500
Lands from 5 to
- 1,000 Acres.
new varieties of grapes his depart department
ment department was introducing, aad ascertain
the Varieties Mr. Lehman5 had found
best adapted to this section. The huge
wine cellar was visited, the wines
sampled and found to be excellent
and equal to the grape wines of Vir Virginia
ginia Virginia and California.
The 'party then went on around the
J south side of Lake Weir, along the
line of the Seaboard spur from Sum Sum-merfield
merfield Sum-merfield to Welrsdale, which handles
all the orange crops from the south
side of the lake. The orange groves
did look good, and there was a lot of
fruit being shipped, much remaining
on the trees, but, of course, the bulk
of the crop has been marketed.
A short stop was made at Lakeside
Hotel, Weirsdale, which is open and
filled with guests
The party, in pasing around the
east side of the lake, soon struck
Henry Gordon's road building crew
and from there all the way round to
! North Lake the road is in fine shape,
and is a revelation to one who has
driven a car over the road as it "uster
was." To show .Mr. Pride the beauties
of Woodmar, the car was run down
into that Eden-like settlement and
stopped in front of Commodore
j Goodwin's bungalow, but the com
modore was in swimming or catching
i trout for they could not raise any
The orange groves all along the
south and east side of the lake look
fine and are in prime condition. One
of the party who has just been to De De-Land,
Land, De-Land, said there was no comparison
in the groves of the two sections
that the Lake Weir trees are so far
superior in looks and bearing quali qualities,
ties, qualities, and as to the flavor of the fruit
that was sampled, it cannot be ex excelled
celled excelled anywhere.
On the north side of the lake the
groves looked thrifty and the prop properties
erties properties all in nice condition. Mr. Har Harrison's
rison's Harrison's big bungalow is nearing com completion
pletion completion and some one was setting out
a big orange grove by the side of the
hard road, with surveyor and rodman
regularly surveying the land and set
ting the stakes for the trees in geo geometrical
metrical geometrical exactness.
Mr. Pride was dropped at Belle Belle-view,
view, Belle-view, to take the southbound Sea Seaboard
board Seaboard at 2 o'clock.
Much thrift was noticed in Belle Belle-view.
view. Belle-view. There are many visitors there
and the little city is quite busy. The
party, two of whom had never seen it
before, inspected the "Grotto." (And
by the way, those of you who have
not, should- see this phenomenon).
The grotto is a circular hole in the
ground, about 200 feet across, 100
feet deep, with a large, clear spring
in the bottom, as deep as Silver
Springs, it is said, and almost as
clear.. The water is pure and whole wholesome
some wholesome to drink, and where it comes
from and whither it goes no one has
ever been able to find out. Tall trees,
oak and pine, grow out of the pit,
some from near the bottom and
others along up the sides, and a path
leads down, which a husky man can
negotiate, but it gets his wind.
The car then sped on to Ocala and
a vision of many broad acres of fields
was opened to view along each side
of the way.
Anyone who thinks all of the fine
farming land is in the northern part
of the county, has only to make this
trip to see that the southern portion
has a fine farming section and much
land in cultivation.
I have three especially fine bar bargains
gains bargains in typewriters, unredeemed
pledges, that I will sell for cash or
Qne No. 4
One No. 5
One No. 10, Smith-Premier, visi visible
ble visible writer, double keyboard, $35.00.
Why Pay More? B. Goldman,
2-14-dw-tf Ocala, Florida.
Stern Measure Needed, Says Com Commissioner
missioner Commissioner Clements, to Prevent
SjecuIation in Railroad Securi Securi-ties.
ties. Securi-ties. Washington, Feb. 20. "Personal
guilt" should be provided for in leg legislation
islation legislation to empower the Interstate
Commerce Commission to regulate
issues of railroad securities, Com Commissioner
missioner Commissioner Clements told the House
committee yesterday at a public
"Put the responsibility on the di directors
rectors directors to see that they netiher mis misapply
apply misapply nor permit the misapplication
of moneys," he urged, and added
that negligent indifference of direc directors
tors directors "to let one man do what he
wants and 0. K.' whatever he does,"
had been a great mistake.
Commissioner Clark testified that
carriers which wishes to issue stocks
and bonds for necessary purposes
would have no good reason for ob objecting
jecting objecting to supervision by the com commission
mission commission and that financing their sys systems
tems systems forpersonal gain should not be
Commissioner Clark condemned
pyramiding of stocks and bonds and
permitting railroads to bond them themselves
selves themselves to buy stocks of other roads
for speculative purposes. He thought
the proposed exemption of short
term notes should be carefully con considered
sidered considered because of probably refund refunding
ing refunding requirements and that it might
interfere with effectual regulation.
He pointed out that the Louisville
and Nashville was contesting the
commission's right to go into its rec record
ord record prior to 1906, and urged an
amendment to strengthen the com
Wacahoota, Feb. 20. After a very
hard rain Friday evening we have
had quite a little cool spell.
'Mr. M. R. Beck and Mrs. ''Bane re returned
turned returned to Palatka last Wednesday.
Mr. Tunio Mixson. -Mrs. C. G. Mix Mix-son
son Mix-son and daughter, Katherine spent
SVUFT AND PALATIAL
YACHT "CITY OF OCALA"
Three round trips a week
between Silver Springs and
Palatka over the beautiful
tourist route. Silver Springs
run and Oklawaha river, fam-
ed in song and story as the
most wierdly beautiful water waterway
way waterway in the world. Boat sails
from Silver Springs every
Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday
day Saturday morning at 8 o'clock.
Sails from Palatka every
Monday, Wednesday and Fri Friday
day Friday at 6:30 a. m. Trips made
entirely by daylight. Elegant
a la carte service on board.
Every accommodation, con convenience
venience convenience and safety appli appliance.
ance. appliance. For furth r information, ap
ply or. write to j.
C. (Ed) Carmichael, &
Silver Springs, Fla.
SILVER SPRINGS CO. f
Ocala. Silver Springs .Palatka V
WE ARE NOW IN OUR NEW OFFICE
With an Attractive list o! Real Estate.
FLORIDA CENTRAL LAND GO.
! Saturday with Mrs. C. M. Smith,
They were accompanied home by
.Mrs. k. Beck, wno win spend a
few days visiting in Gainesville.
Miss Erline Bodie and Mrs. Shuler
arrived Saturday, and are the house
guest3 of Miss Rosalie Smith.
Mr. Neil Mathews, a prosperous
farmer of the Flemington section, at attended
tended attended church here Sunday after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. Rev. Entzminger of Mlcanopy fill filled
ed filled his regular appointment here Sun Sunday
day Sunday afternoon. He preached an ex excellent
cellent excellent sermon on "Character Build Building."
ing." Building." We are indeed sorry there
were so few to hear it.
Mr. Simmons Moon of Micanopy
attended services .here Sunday after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. Mr. R. C. Epperson of Williston is
here this week superintending the
gathering and packing of Mrs. T. N.
We are indeed sorry to leport the
serious illness of Mr. Rctert Brad Bradley.
ley. Bradley. Mr. George Bradley, wife and
children arrived last night from
Jacksonville. Air of the children are
at home now.
'Mr. J. O. Tyson took a fine load
of oranges to Gainesville Tuesday.
Mrs. C. R. Curry entertained a-few
friends at a Valentine party at her
home on Friday evening in honor of
her friend. Miss Beryl McMillan.
The little home was tastily decorat decorated
ed decorated with pink and white potted be begonias,
gonias, begonias, ferns and pink roses, while
pink and white streamers with tiny
hearts attached were suspended in
the center of the parlor. Miss. Thel Thel-ma
ma Thel-ma Curry received the guests at the
front door and invited them into the
parlor, where Mr. and Mrs. Curry
and Miss McMillan gave them a cor cordial
dial cordial greeting. After all had arriv arrived
ed arrived each one was given pink and
while score cards, heart shaped, with
pencil attached. On the first leaf
wai a list of jumbled words out of
which- was to be composed a piece of
poetry., which when complete was
read. Miss McMillan received first
prize, a pink and white box of can candy,
dy, candy, and Clarence Smith the booby, a
bottle of Hoyt's German perfume.
Then a tray of white hearts was
passed and each one drew a heart
and you were given twenty minutes
to write a pen picture of the person
whose name was on the heart you
drew. They were collected and
read, much to the amusement of all.
Miss Theora Smith won first prize on
the description of Mr. Neil Mathews,
and also received a box of candy
and Mr. Neil Mathews received the
booby, a little doll dressed in pink.
Affer this the Valentine box, all cov covered
ered covered with white with pink hearts
was brought in the room and read reading
ing reading and distributing of Valentines af afforded
forded afforded much merriment. After which
Mrs. Curry invited them to the din dining
ing dining room, where covers were laid for
twelve. This room was all in Nell
pink and white. Long streamers
were suspended from the ceiling and
caught at the four corners of the ta table.
ble. table. The centerpiece was a beauti beautiful
ful beautiful Battenburg piece on which was a
fern bowl of white begonias. The
place cards. were pink hearts attach attached
ed attached to clusters of sweet violets. The
refreshments consisted of salmon
salad on lettuce leaves, pickles, waf wafers,
ers, wafers, sandwiches, jellatin with whip whipped
ped whipped cream topped with fresh straw strawberries
berries strawberries and pink and white cake.
After this you were again invited to
the parlor where partners were
found for cross questions and crook crooked
ed crooked answers, and then other games.
At a late hour the crowd all left,
thanking Mrs. Curry for so pleasant
an evening. Mrs. Currys dress was
of white embroideried lingerie made
tunic effect, while Miss McMillan's
petite beauty was enhanced in a
baby blue silk crepe de chene with
ruffles of ruching.
SUGAIt HAMMOCK LANiS
Merchant's Block, Ocala l-13-t
A FLORIDA LINE
Fourth District Congressman Made a
Motion Which All Crackers
Will Kejrard With Favor
Washington, Feb. 20. Represen Represen-tative
tative Represen-tative L'Engle startled the House
yesterday by offering an amendment
to the Alaskan railroad bill which
would cut out all reference to Alas Alaska
ka Alaska and appropriate the $35,000,000
which the bill intends for Alaska, to
the building of a railroad in Florida,
starting at Jacksonville and running
thence south to some point in Dade
county, thence south of Lake Okee Okeechobee
chobee Okeechobee to Tampa.
Mr. L'Engle offered this on the
theory that since agricultural devel development
opment development is the avowed object of the
Alaska railroad bill it would be far
more feasible and profitable if the
government would- spend the money
in development of the Florida Ever Everglades.
glades. Everglades. -
Representative Mann, of Illinois,
objected to the L'Engle amendment.
"It is not germane, he said. "This
is a bill to build railroads in Alaska.
It is not a bill to build railroads in
The chair held Mr. Mann's point
well taken. The amendment was
ruled out of order.
RIVKR AND HARBOR
BILL IS REASONABLE
' Washington, Feb. 20. Chairman
S. M. Sparkman of the Rivers and
Harbors Committee of the House, in
speaking of the rivers and harbors
appropriation bill, which he will re report
port report his week, says:
"The bill is not a large one when
you come to consider the older pro projects
jects projects to be taken care of and the
geart demand for new projects, all
of which is based upon the rapidly
growing commerce of the country.
"The estimate of the army engi engineers
neers engineers charged with river and harbor
improvements to carry on the work
on projects already adopted and for
maintenance, was a little over thirty thirty-four
four thirty-four millions of dollars. Then we
had before us new projects favorably
recommended by the engineers
amounting to upwards of ninety
millions. All of these were good
projects; that is, projects that ought
to, be taken care of as soon as pos possible.
"The committee, not being able to
take care of all these worthy and
meritorious projects, was compelled
to select those that seemed most urg urgent.
ent. urgent. While the total cost of these
projects will run to something over
thirty-one millions, the amount of
the initial appropriation is a little
afcove five millions.
"The bill was agreed to after ex exhaustive
haustive exhaustive hearings and the most care careful
ful careful consideration. In fact, we spent
seven weeks in hearing parties inter?
ested in the various projects, and in
addition, had with us one of the
army engineers much of the time,
with whom we advised most freely
as to merits of the several projects
and the amounts necessary to carry
on the work until the next annual
"We have taken on several ot the
links in the intercostal canal system,
both on the GuK and the Atlantic,
prominent among which is the ap appropriation
propriation appropriation for the purchase of the
canal between the Chesapeake and
Delaware bays. In doing this the
committee feels that it has done all
that could reasonably be expected at
"The New York harbor project
was adopted after very careful con consideration
sideration consideration and, with the widening of
the channel opposite the anchorage
grounds ijt New York bay, we believe
from 5 to 50 Acres
that will pay
20 to 40 per cent,
will do much towards relieving the
congestion that now exists. It is a
great harbor and the committee felt
that it should not be neglected any
"Another important matter is the
Sacramento river, California, which
runs thru a great and productive val valley.
ley. valley. The. Sacramento river is a very
vital avenue of commerce and it is
hoped can be made a still greater
one. The improvement will require
more than $30,000,000, but the en engineers
gineers engineers have recommended a little
above $5,00Q, CTO0 as the share to be
contributed by the government in
the interests of navigation, the -balance
to be furnished by the state of
CaliforAia and local interests.
"I believe the bill will have the
cordial endorsement of the people as
it is wholly in the interests of trade
Eureka, Feb.' 19. The protracted
meeting was quite a success, consid-.
ering the disagreeable weather we
had to contend kith. Rev. McNam McNam-ere,
ere, McNam-ere, of West Palm Beach, conducted
Mrs. H. Rainer, of Conner was ov over
er over for a few days last week vistiting
nld friends and to attend the meet meeting.
Mr. Jake Lanier and family, of
Coleman, were here on a visit to Mr.
and Mrs. J. H. Lanier Saturday and
Mr. and Mrs. Ethan Hlnson and
their two bright children attended
church here Sunday. rThey were ac-
companied by Miss Howard, the at-
tractive school inarm of Bay Lake.
Mrs. Alderman and son, Mr. Ar Ar-thu'h
thu'h Ar-thu'h Alderman, of Orlando, are the
guests of Mrs. J. N. Brinson this
Mr. Wade Hastings, of Lake Kerr;,
attended church here Sunday, also
Mrs. R. L. Brinson spent the -greater
part of last week with her -parents
at Gaiter. She was called to
the bedside of her brother who is
Quite a crowd of hunters left hero
this morning for a camp-hunt, spend spending
ing spending the last few hunting days in the
scrub. Dr. Blalock, of Ft. McCoy,
came home- to join them.
Mr. Alderman Wilson killed a fine
deer yesterday. v
. Before closing I want to call the
paper's attention to a serious mis mistake
take mistake that was made in the items of
last week, whether it was the corre correspondent's
spondent's correspondent's error or the paper's I can cannot
not cannot say but to make us straight with
the world I will say that it was only
one deer that Mr. Harp killed week
before last instead of two. I make
this correction for things haven't
gone so smooth for me since the item
appeared in last week's paper any anyway
way anyway you all know how it goes with
one when they exaggerate a little on
behalf, of some one else and it is
found out, but I can say that It was
an innocent mistake and I'm sure if
you could see how hard it is to get
one deer you would sincerely doubt
the slaying of two by one individual
at the same time. There was a mis mistake
take mistake In the expiration of the game
law also. It -should have been the
20th and not the 30th, for we don't
have that many days in February In
the country tho sometimes the days
and months seem awful long.
Mr. Charles Harp, who is attend attending
ing attending school at Lake City, spent Sat Saturday
urday Saturday and Sunday with his parents
here, Mr. and Mrs. F. 31. Harp.
Rev. Roy M. Lewis filled his regu regular
lar regular appointment Sunday.
OPEN DAY AND ItiHT
Merchant's Cafe, A. C. L. depot
corner. Meals a la carte and lunches
or. any hour. Adv.
Where you are always pleased and
get your money's worth Park's big
THE OCA LA EVENING STAR. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20. 1014
K. of P. meet Monday night.
Elks meet Tuesday evening.
Odd Fellows meet Tuesday night.
iloose meet Thursday evening.
Board of Trade Thursday night.
R. A. M. meet3 Friday evening.
Tonight the big Park show. 2-19-tf
Mr. F. B. Beckham returned today
from a business trip to Fernandina.
Fresh buttermilk daily at Gerig's
Drug Store. 2-7-tf
If you are Interested
read ad on rnge 6.
Park's big show remains next week
with a repertoire of all new new-plays.
plays. new-plays. 2-19-tf
Mr. Loui3 Long, the new manager
of the Ocala House is in Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville today on a business mission.
DR. W. K. LAXE Specialist, Eyp
Car, Xose and Throat. Office Law.
Library Building. Ocala Adv.
Have you picked out your seat for
the home talent minstrel perform performance
ance performance next Tuesday night.
Some of the late Ford car 'buyers
in the city are Mr. A. M. Lansford
and Mr. Cameron Gamsby.
M6nday night at Park's big tent
theater "The Girl He Loved in Dixie Dixieland."
land." Dixieland." 2-19-tf
"Fresh bread, cakes and pies every
'day; delivered to any part of the
city. Heintz Bakery. 12-2t-tf
the reason is
gets the crowds and
a big show for little
MORE LOYAL MOOSE
Ocala Lodge is Rapidly and Steadily
The Ocala Moose met in their
lodge room last evening and had
more fun than for ; some time.
Messrs. T. A. Pullen and J. W. M.
Demmer rode the goat and, pro pronounced
nounced pronounced him as lively as a Texas
mustang. They also partook of
Moose milk, and declared that as a
beverage there is nothing like it.
The secretary reported thirty-five
members ready "to go to Tampa in
the chartered sleepers Saturday
night. There will probably be
others. A special invitation from
Tampa lodge, bidding the Ocala
Moose to make their house their
home while in Tampa, was read.
The new dictator, Mr. Rooney, is
going into this lodge work like he
does in everything else, with heart
and soul, and the 'Moose are back backing
ing backing him up. 'Mr. Gates makes a
most careful secretary, and all lodge
and club affairs are running smooth smoothly.
ly. smoothly. After the business of the evening,
a fine lunch was served and the mem members,
bers, members, after two hours- hard work,
found it very refreshing.
OBSERVED THE ANNIVERSARY
A faithful band of the K. of P.
met in the Castle Hall lodge room
last night, and observed with appro appropriate
priate appropriate exercises the golden jubilee of
AX EFFICIENT OFFICER
You win never forgive yourself if
you miss Friday night's performance
at Park's big tent. 2-19-2t
We are glad to "know that Park's
show is to remain in Ocala next
The city road working crew is
making repairs on east Oklawaha
avenue, filling in many rough places
on that thoroughfare.
Mr. H. M. Hampton, who has been
in Chicago all week on legal busi-
is expected nome tne nrst or
TThe road show, the tent show and
the picture show are all mighty fine,
but don't forget the home folks show
LEAVE YOUR DEVELOPING
AND PRINTING WITH US FOR
QUICK RESULTS. THE COURT
Mr. W. B. Gallagher will take in
the Gasparilla celebration in Tampa,
having gone down on this afternoon's
The excellent showing made "by
Captain Fred E. Weihe of the Ocala
Rifles (officially known as Company
A, Second Florida Regiment), is a
matter of much pride to his score of
An examination is in progress in
which all the Florida officers are
participating. This examination con
sists of four papers (one every
weeks) on "military law."
Out of a possible 400 points Cap Captain
tain Captain Weihe scored 894, or a percent percentage
age percentage of 981, which is the' highest at attained
tained attained in the regiment with1 twenty twenty-nine
nine twenty-nine commissioned officers. There
was only one officer in the entire
state troops making a higher score
than Captain Weihe. This was made
by Lieutenant Koenig of the First
Regiment, an attache of the adjutant
general's office, who made 399 out
of the possible 400 points. These
examinations are rather difficult as
will be .seen when it is announced
officially that ten out of the list of
commissioned officers fell below 50
per cent in their score.
The Ocala Rifles are to be con congratulated
gratulated congratulated upon having so efficient
and painstaking an officer as Captain
Weihe, and the organization is as a
consequence growing in popularity
DISSOLVED THE IXJUXCTIOX
Iecided that the Public Service Suf Suffered
fered Suffered Xo Wrong in the Manner of
Accepting Bids on the Public
In the Circuit Court of the Fifth
Judicial Circuit, in and for Mar Marion
ion Marion County. Fla. In Chancery.
Henry W. Tucker vs. Board of
Public Instruction for the County
of Marion, State of Florida, et al.
This cause came on to be heard on
motion to dissolve the temporary in injunction
junction injunction heretofore issued herein,
and the same has been argued by so solicitors
licitors solicitors for 'both parties. The only
questions involved are the bids for
the plumbing and heating.
The notice for bids as published in
Jacksonville, Fla., and in Atlanta,
Ga., was different from the notice
published in Ocala, as to receiving
bids, but all notices referred to the
plans and specifications, and where
they were to be seen, and, of neces necessity
sity necessity they must be considered in con connection
nection connection with these notices in making
bids. These specifications require a
surety bond from "plumbing and
heating contractors $15,000, on
plumbing; $15,000 on heating con contract,
tract, contract, $30,000 in all"; thereby clear clearly
ly clearly advising that there would be sep separate
arate separate and also joint bids to be con
In every feature of its banking activity this institution is thoroughly con conservative.
servative. conservative. Safety first, profit secondis the rule we go by, and the result is
we get both safety and profit for our customers and-for ourselves.
In your business affairs take advantage of the system and organization
placed at your disposal by this strong, up-to-date bank.
ACTIVE TJ. S. DEPOSITARY,
The Ocala National Bank.
Capital and Surplus, $85,000.00.
ed to the proposition that, is the
court warranted, from the mere fact
that on the day that the bids were
opened the board considered bids
that were not accompanied by three
per cent deposit on the amount of
the proposal, and awarded contracts
on such proposals, to interfere with
the exercise of their, discretion when
we see that they specifically reserved
the right to "reject any and all
will further be seen that unless
The bills show that the complain-1 th? SUTty bond is giv:en' as Is Pro"
viueu uy me specmcauons, no con-
ant did, before action toy the defend defendant
ant defendant board, submit bids, and submit
ted separate bids, and that he did bid
fnr 'hnth rvlnmhiner and hpatiner loint.
ly $5,761.98 and bid separately for f own, and no fault or improper con-
plumbing $3,17S.98, and separately
tract can be awarded; therefore, the
people can be amply protected. In Inasmuch
asmuch Inasmuch as no specific harm has been
- THE ENSIGN FILM NEVER
FAILS. PRESS THE BUTTON AND
YOU HAVE A PICTURE. ASK THE
COURT PHARMACY ABOUT THESE
Dr. L. Montgomery and party of
friends came down yesterday from
.Micanopy, took dinner at the Mer Merchant's
chant's Merchant's cafe, and motored home in
Messrs. Ed. Carmichael, Weller
Carmichael and Dr. Ej P. Guerrant
returned last night from a delight delight-trip
trip delight-trip to Eustis, Tavares and other
places in that section, making he
trip in Mr. Carmichael's new six six-cylinder
cylinder six-cylinder Buick.
Whole AVheat Wafers,
2, and 5 lb Fruit Cakes,
Epic Wafers, Saltines,
Cheese Wafers, Cheese Sticks,
' Cheese Chips,
And many other things too
numerous to mention. See our
line of Cakes, Crackers, Sugar
Wafers, Etc. Shipments arrive
0.K. Teapot Grocery
PHONES 16 and 174
Mr. Raymond Bullock, who has
been running as express messenger
between Tampa and Sarasota, has
been transferred and promoted and
will have a run out of Jacksonville.
Mr. Bullock left today for Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville to take his nev? position.
Marshal Brigance -flnfshe'd up some
more of, his good detective work last
night. Some nights ago a 'white man
from Dunnellon was found on the
streets by the night police, trying to
carry too big a load. He was put in
the lock-up, which already contained
several prisoners, and during the
night a white man, Gus Remsy, and
a negro, Oscar Gadson, went thru
him, and took two twenty dollar
bills. The white man was out next
morning and left for parts unknown.
Gadson gave another negro, Tom
Fmley, one of the twenties to pay
his, Gadsdn's, fine, but instead, Fin Fin-ley
ley Fin-ley skipped out. "Marshal Brigance,
did not learn of the victim's loss in
time to hold all the prisoners, but on
being informed held on. to Gadson,
meantime inquiring which way the
others went. Finley was located at
Leesburg last night and was held at
the marshal's request. Mr. Brigance
turned him over to the state, and
Deputy Roy Galloway went after
him. The victim has recovered some
of his money and Kemsey, wno is a
hobo, will probably be overhauled
for heating $2,582.98; that Koons &
Golden bid on plumbing $2,957, be being
ing being $221.98 less than the complain complainant
ant complainant bid on the plumbing, and the
contract was awarded to Koons &
Golden. It is also alleged and ad admitted
mitted admitted that Koons & Golden bid for
heating $2,777, being $94.02 more
than the complainant bid for heat heating,
ing, heating, tout the heating contract was
not awarded to Koons & Golden.
The Atlanta Steam Heating Co.
bid for heating $2,497, being $85.98
less than the complainant's bid, and
it was awarded the contract for heat heating.
ing. heating. The bill shows that the complain complainant,
ant, complainant, at the suggestion of the board,
did submit both separate and joint
bids for the heating and the plumb-?
ing, and having submitted to offer
separate bids, I cannot see that he
can now complain that the notice
It will be seen that the board has
awarded the contracts to the persons
offering the smallest bids for the
A deposit of three per cent of the
amount of a bid was required in the
notice published in Ocala, but such
requirement was not in the other no notices,
tices, notices, and the answer of the defend
ant board admits this fact, tout it is
not shown that this fact influenced
the bidding, nor any harm shows to
have been done to the complainant
in that the defendant 'board having
discovered on the day of receiving
bids that it had neglected this re requirement
quirement requirement for a deposit of three per
cent in the notices published other
than in Ocala-, and when it discov discovered
ered discovered that fact after only one bid had
been opened, the board then waived
the deposit, and as several bidders
were non-residents and not to 'blame
for a failure to accompany their bids
with a deposit, does not of itself in
dicate favoritism or corruption on
the part of the board. It is averred
in the answer that all being present,
no bidder objected, which averment,
however,' is denied; and it is further
admitted that the parties to Whom
the respective contracts were award
ed did not accompany their bids with
the three per cent deposit.
The board specifically reserved the
right to "reject any and all bids."
The question then has been reduc-
durt has been alleged, it seems to us
that it would be unwise for the court,
with this showing, to interfere in the
discharge of a duty toy sworn pub public
lic public officials and the exercise of their
It is considered and ordered that
the motion to dissolve the injunction
be and the same is sustained, and
! the injunction is dissolved.
W. S. Bullock, Judge.
Fresh buttermilk daily at Gerig's
Drug Store. 2-7-tf
lost. Found, Wanted, For Sale
For Rent and 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.
Among the Belleview Masons who
came up yesterday afternoon to at attend
tend attend the meeting of the Masonic
lodge last night were Messrs. Jim
Shedd, D. C. Stanley, James Collins
and C. A. Tremere.
STORE FOR RENT A roomy,
well located store in the Robertsoii
block. Apply to S. M. Standley, cor-
per Oklawaha avenue and Main
"an honest man may have a bad title through no fault of his own
a good man does not always mean a good title
"men pass away, titles run on forever.
"an abstract of title is the only means by which you can determine
whether yon are buying land or a lawsuit
lorida title & abstract company,
FOR RENT Furnished rooms
Call at No. 515 E. Adams St. 12-31 tf A.f.
FOR SALiiS Eggs ror setting;
barred Plymouth Rocks, Indian Run Runner
ner Runner ducks; $1 perv setting. H. S.
Wesson, with Cam-Thomas Com Company.
pany. Company. 2-3-1 m
' FOR RENT A new bungalow
with every modern convenience. Ap Apply
ply Apply to C. V. Roberts. t2-13-6t
ID you ever stop to think
hot. 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
Confections and many novelties.
A box is the key to delight where-
ever you're going always appreci
ated always, acceptable. Take a
box along tonight.
T. W. TROXLER
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. 2-18-tf
FOR SALE Fine young Jersey
cow with young calf. Cheap for
cash. Apply to W. D. Cam at Ocala
Seed Store. 2-14-6t
WANTED Position in Ocala by ex
pert accountant, correspondent
and advertiser. Have been secre secretary
tary secretary to railroad president, com commercial
mercial commercial and bank bookkeeper,
correspondent for land company,
and manager for mail order cigar
business. Can audit books and in install
stall install new and up to date systems.
Write sales letters and follow-ups
that get business. I am twenty twenty-five
five twenty-five years old, married, and a na native
tive native Floridian. I wish to secure a
permanent position at $150 per
month, with chance of advance advancement.
ment. advancement. Highest reference from past
and present employers. Address,
"R," care Star. 3-16-6t
LOST Near Martin, Saturday, Feb.
14, a lemon and white pointer
bitch. Reward for return to T. J.
Killebrew. Ocala. 2-16-tf d&w
Corner Oklawaha Avenue and Main Street.
The J. D. Robertson Building.
A Full line of 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 Oar Leading Brands of Whiskey:
Old Charter Oak Rye, n 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, ayt my place.
MaKe your neaaquariers wun
I Fof a Few Bays Onnlly?
LOST A black lace veil on street
between 10c. store and Masters'.
Finder please leave eame at Star
WANTED Good white woman to
make her home with a small fam family
ily family in small Florida town; do
housework, some salary; must
have good reference. G. C. H.,
Star office. -17-6t
LOST A brindle male bull pup; an
swers to name "Pat." Last seen
one mile north of Belleview on
Lake Weir road, Feb. 18th. Suita
ble reward offered. W. U. Nor
wood, A. C. L. Frt. office. 2-20-27
3D) I e C'O-CT K IT
Belding and Eddy Refrigerators and Chests
X Sold on Liberal Terms or 10 Per Cent Extra Discount for Cash.
jj The Manufacturers of these Refrigerators offer us this Special
x Discount so we are passing It along to you. Write for Cata-
y logue No. 4.
I EMPIRE SCALE & FIXTURES CO.,
I JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
? LIBERAL TERMS LIBERAL TERMS
Read Our UNCLASSIFIED ADS. lor your wants
THE OCALA EVENING STAR, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1914
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Why We Succeed
The success of any business
depends solely tin the men who
manage its affairs.
The Board pf Directors of
this bank is composed of men
who have made a success of
their own affairs, and are
DIRECTORS who DIRECT.
We have exceptional facilities
for handling YOUR business.
H 1H H Bt T
tat Jmm i
Capital $50,000. Surplus and Profits $11,500
Total Resources Over Half a Million.
15. C. WKIiB. Kemlrick.
President Standard Lime Co.
V. If. JleRAINEY, Wildwood,
Mellainey & Bridges.
J). K. MtlVEII, Ocala,
Mclver & Maclvay.
J. It. WILLIAMS, Citra,
E. A. OSIiOIiXE, Morriston,
Lumber and Naval Stores.
J. IV PHILLIPS, Ocala,
Vice President and General
Mgr. Ocala Telephone Co.
J. C. BOOZER, Ocala,
1. C. STILES, Jr., Ocala,
WE DO NOT LIE ABOUT THE HARDWARE WE SELL, FOR A
GOOD BUSINESS REASON YOU WOULD FIND IT OUT; WE
WOULD LOSE YOUR CONFIDENCE AND LOSE YOUR BUSI BUSINESS.
NESS. BUSINESS. OUR HARDWARE IS SO GOOD THAT WE NEED TO TELL ON ONLY
LY ONLY THE TRUTH ABOUT IT. ASK OUR CUSTOMERS WHETH WHETHER
ER WHETHER OR NOT OUR HARDWARE IS GOOD AND OUR METHODS
lot Isirtw sire (Da
Phone 118, Ocala, Fla.
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 equiiJped and will be run
strictly ethical lines. i
HOURS: 9 A. M. TO 4:30 P. M. PHONE 333
VH OF THE WITS
William Strong ff Kalamazoo Out Out-"
" Out-" Versed, by Judge Warner
The readers of the Star will re remember
member remember that some time ago, a cer certain
tain certain Wm. Strong, of Kalamazoo,
Mich., wrote a letter to the Star
telling its readers to beware of my
fish stories, as he had once been a
sufferer from them himself.
As I always try to return good for
evil, I invitei him to come here and
view the -evidence for himself, to
which he replies that he is so busy
settling up estates and making
speeches that he can't come now,
and then adds insult to injury by
enclosing the following villainous
poem, which by insinuation might
apply to Florida as well as Califor California.
nia. California. Ilegardin' Califomy
Iv'e bin a-hearin lots of late since
coolish" day3 set in.
An chillin snow at times has filled
About the orful weather we've bin
havin' 'round these parts,
As compared to way out west
the. climate there,
I've hear 'em say "I'd liketo leave
this pesky freezin, state.
An' hike to Carilforny, where the
Is tammy an' salub'rous; where they
never have no snow;
Where's buds an' lowers an' sum summer
mer summer all the time."
That's fine enough to talk about
that orange blossom thing
An' where the grass the hull year
'round is green;
Where's nothin' on'y happiness an
health an' all o' that;
But don't tell me I've bin right
there an' seen.
I've bin in Calif orny, boys; I spent
a winter there,
A-lollin' 'round an takin' o' my
I never kin ferget how near I cum to
Bv nesky. tantalizin.' bitin' fleas.
They bit me in the daytime an' they
bit me in the night;
They even crawled down in my
An' afore it 'twas half past winter I
wuz peppered up, byjhen!
'Till I looked like I had got the
Oh, 'twas sunshine every minnit o'
the blessed livelong day,
An' 1 got so fulfio' sunshine an' o
That I went eround a-steamin' like
a geyser all het up
An' a sweatin' all the time from
head to feet.
The nights wuz cool an' dampish an
I shook an' shook an' shook,
'Till my teeth rattled like I had a
Folks said I'd soon get seasoned to
the climate, but I'll bet,
If I'd stayed there I'd bin a-shak-
Got a case of yaller janders from a a-eatin'
eatin' a-eatin' too much truck;
Had the hives an' took to breakin
out like sin,
Till I got so durned disgusted with
their climate out that way
That I sez, "Hooray for Michigan
So I'm back where winter's winter
an' where summer's summer,
Where you know when It's fall an'
when it's spring.
I feel jes like a fightin cock these
crimpish winter days
No more Californy clime for me,
It mayn't be quite so sunny an' it
mayn't be quite so warm,
But it is good enuff fer Uncle, ef
I kin go to bed in comfort, even ef
the blizzards "howl.
lAn I ain't afraid of earthquakes
or of fleas.
The muse would not stay with me
long enough to make a complete refu refutation
tation refutation of the slanders therein, be
cause dinner was announced and
quit, but I hope I have written
enough to show him that he cannot
trample on us with impunity.
Oh yes, but jest the same, it's a
Come "along -and see the orange blos blossoms
soms blossoms grow,
If you've lived in Michigan you'll
never wish again
To hear March blizzard's rip an snort
, an' rear; : :
You'll get young on orange juice,; be believe
lieve believe me, Bo, there ain't no
O' gittin' old and peckish any more.
We've got the climate and the "sile,"
and everything to make a pile
O money if you think you may go
But you'll find when you get here,
that you'll lose that crazy fear
That you're agoin' to be a pauper
when you croak.
You'll just set round and soak in the
warm sunshine and smoke,
An' chaw, and wonder If it's cold up
You'll loaf around and try to make
someone "listen to that lie
About that fish you hooked, but
New Jersey skeeters, if you please,
fly around as big as geese.
But Ocala has 'em muzzled, tooth
No one ever heard of fleas, hornets,
wasps, or bumble bees;
The Woman's Club has tabooed them
So pack your grips and come, get-a
move and hustle some,
There's room enough to give you all
Pack your kettles and your pots, your
chicken coops and little tots,
Be ye lawyer,, preacher, farmer or
It. W. PARTRIDGE, JR. DAVID S.
J v E. L. "WITHERS
Auction Lot Sales a Specialty.
Huntington, West Va., and Ocala; Florida.
Anywhere Everywhere Anytime
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Watch this space for particulars ot this valuable
body of Marion County's richest lands, wnich will
soon be offered for sale.
MI CH CHILLINESS IX MICHIGAN
A Michigan paper of the 13, says:
A temperature of 16 degrees be below
low below zero, a record for the winter,
was registered in Lansing early
Thursday morning, and many cases
of frozen noses and ears were
brought to the attention of local
Coldest Since 1913
The severe cold weather Thursday
was the coldest in this vicinity since
two years ago. Last year the mer mercury
cury mercury dropped to 10 degrees below
zero and two years ago to 22 below.
At 11 o'clock Thursday morning
the mercury registered three degrees
above zero. It is reported by the
East Lansing weather bureau that a
blizzard of no small size is due for
this part of Michigan sometime
Thursday afternoon. The east wind,
which has prevailed is slowly dying
out, to the counter-action of the big
snow storm which is coming from
Reports have come in of difficul difficulties
ties difficulties which arose on many of the
steam lines thru this section, owing
to the revere cold which prevented
the development of the proper
amount of steam to run the engines.
One 'Michigan Central train out of
Jackson was an hour late on this account.
We are Making a Big Reputation on
it II i i i ii ii ii
OWEX WITH US AGAIN
V We are equipped with the Latest, Largest, Best Vulcanizing
plant in Central Florida. Any sized tire handled at one time.
X All work Guaranteed to e First-Class.
Bring us your Casings and Tubes to be Vulcanized.
Worn out tires and tubes jought.
FISK and FIRESTONE TIRES
of all sizes and rims, always iu stock
DAVIES, The Tire Man
lhono 438. OCALA, FLORIDA Main St., near rostoffice.
mighty "tejus" game
fight old Boreas nine months in
It makes a man feel blue when
knows that spring i3 due
To have to add more woolens to his
It sure is rather tough when you fee
you've had enough.
And snow and slush are due to dis
To have it turn about an freeze the
tip right off your snout.
Mr. John H. Owen, who was a
resident of Ocala some eighteen years
ago, is a visitor in the city. He has
or the past six years been connected
with the sheriff's office of Fulton
county, Ga., and is nowchief dep
uty in the office in Atlanta.
Mr. Owen's many Ocala friends
will be pleased to know that he has
been very successful since going to
he Georgia capital to make his
home. He is interested in several
successful business enterprises and
las made a number of profitable real
estate Investments in his home city.
During his stay here he has met
many of his old friends and many
are the interesting reminiscences he
relates of our city's earlier history;
among them the enthusiastic volun
teer fire department of a decade ago,
when Messrs. Fred G. B. Weihe, Ed.
L. Parr, R. E. Yonge, Ed. Carmich-
ael, James B. Carlisle and J. T. Lan
caster were Its moving spirits. This
was before the day of a paid depart
ment, and at a time when it meant a
whole lot to belong to the city's de department,
partment, department, when a failure to report
in response to an alarm meant an
imposed fine. The fire apparatus
then consisted of a number of hand
reels which had to be pulled to the
scene of a fire by "man strength"
through heavy sand streets.
Though Mr. Owen has been re
moved from our city for a long time,
he keeps posted on our doings con
stantly and still retains a warm spot
in hi3 heart for his old time friends
and associates here.
An' have to wear
'.iiT bracelets on
Now listen while I say, come down to
i An take a little comfort as you go
j You'll never miss the tin, the hotel
We have selected our brands, and they have
been blended according to our own formulas, and
come to us direct from the importers in the green
berry. In the store we roast and grind the coffee,
the day you receive it. It is the best coffee that
Ocala has ever had for th money.
Our First Product at 3flc a Pound
Our Brick City at 40. cents a Pound
Cannot be excelled. Are you using it?
SOME LATE ARRIVALS :
New Florida Srup, 50 cents a gallon.
New Barrel of Dill Pickels.
Sweet and Sour Cucumber Pickles, not mixed.
All kinds of New Crop Nuts.
Have you tried the Phillipino Nut?
Choice Florida Sugar Cured Bacon.
Quaker Corn Flakes, 3 packages for 25 cents.
A CARLO A i oi Star Stock and Star
Poul'ry Foods Just Received. Nothing bet better
ter better or more economical for your stock or
NOTICE TO GREENWOOD
CEMETERY LOT OWNERS
The time limit for the payment of
dues to Greenwood Cemetery Asso Association
ciation Association for the year 1914 expired
Feb. 15th, however, cooperation in
the matter being of such Importance
and feeling that a great many have
simply overlooked the paying of
dues, the ladies of the association
have decided to exteend the time to
Feb. 25th. For the benefit of those
who are not members of the aeso aeso-ci?tion
ci?tion aeso-ci?tion would say that the dues per
year for quarter squares are $ 4 ;
half squares, $5, and whole squares
$7. If you want the association to
care for your lot, kindly send dues
to Mrs. C. R. Tydings, treasurer.
2-1 7-5 1 Mrs. J. E. Chace, Sec'y.
FREDERICK C. COCHRANE
Mr. Frederick C. Cochrane, for
the past 25 years a prominent citizen
and business man of Palatka. the
founder and proprietor of the Coch
rane Book Store, wholesale and re retail
tail retail stationers, died at his home In
that city Monday morning, after an
illness of some time. Mr. Cochrane
was a personal friend of our fellow
townsman, Mr. L. M. Murray.
The registration books of Marion
county will be open for registration
in each election district dur'ng the
months of January and February.
1914. In district No. 1 (Ocala) the
book will be open from Monday noon
till Saturday noon and Friday nights
till 10 o'clock of each week from
first Monday in January till first
Monday- in March.
All persons who fail to register in
their respective districts can regis register
ter register at my office in Ocala any day
(Sundays excepted) between March
15th and April 15th. D. M. Barco.
Supervisor Registration Marion Co.
Office upstairs in court house
The annual meeting of the Marion
County Hospital Association will be
, Tuesday, March lOth, 1914,
4 p. m.. at the Woman's Club. The
object of the meeting Is for the elec election
tion election of officers for the ensuing year,
and for the consideration of such
other business as may properly come
before the association.
T. T. Munroe, President.
Attest: J. E. Chace,
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 eale 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'
10 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Welcome to All S-10-5t
CADILLAC FOR 8AL1S
NO 3IONEY REQUIRED
A Cadillac auto, in first class con condition;,
dition;, condition;, 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 Ad-drees
drees Ad-drees P. J. Theus, Ocala. 1-31-dw tf
.TAKE HER XORR? CANDY
BOYS IF YOU ARE IN TROUBLE.
THE BEST CHOCOLATES AND
BON-BONS THAT WERE EVER
MADE. THE COURT PHARMACY
HAS THE AGENCY FOR THIS EX EXCELLENT
CELLENT EXCELLENT HIGH GRADE CONFEC CONFECTION.
TION. CONFECTION. 2-9-tf
Call phone 291 if yon want to buy
i Keepers gainer in;
Go see the big Park shows. 2-19-tf
THE OCALA EYEXLXG STAR, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20. 1014
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ERADICATION OF A GREAT EVIL
In an article published a few days
ago, the Star expressed some ideas
brought forth on yellow fever and
malaria by a recital of some of the
experiences of a little band of sur surgeons
geons surgeons during the Spanish-American
This article has attracted a good
deal of attention among not only
members of the medical profession
but other leading citizens, as all
realize what a clog on energy even
the lightest malaria is, not to speak
of the deadly effect of the more vir virulent
ulent virulent forms.
Some of them have expressed the
hope that a world-wide crusade, sim similar
ilar similar to that now being waged against
tuberculosis might be instituted
against malaria, and the Star has no
doubt that this will be done sooner
or later; not long after the ,world in
general begins to understand that
malaria is a preventable disease in instead
stead instead of a natural condition of things
and that it is as almost deadly and
much further reaching than the
great white plague.
Following are some of the things
that the public should understand:
Malaria is a germ disease.
Malaria is transmissable. It is
transmissable, like yellow fever, by
means ot a mosquito. .Mosquitoes
breed only in water stagnant wa water
ter water and of a temperature above 60
degrees. Mosquitoes rarely live ov over
er over three weeks.
There are three ways of getting
rid of malaria:
Kill the disease or germ in the hu human;
man; human; at the same time isolate the
Destroy mosquitoes in room or vi vicinity.
cinity. vicinity. Destroy or modify breeding places
Co-operation is essential in' the
work. Physicians taking the initi initiative
ative initiative thru health boards should be
supported by woman's clubs, city
councils, county commissioners, and,
last, but not least, by the assistance
and leadership of certain people hav having
ing having influential personality.
For instance: When by education
the tuberculosis campaign was well
under way, Phipps of Philadelphia
and Trudeau of New York state, add
led momentum. Trudeau was the pi
oneer, and for thirty years his en enthusiasm
thusiasm enthusiasm has never cooled.
Likewise, the war against hook
worm, begun by Stiles in 1893, and
pushed by medical men all over the
country, was most ably assisted by
the benevolent enthusiasm of Rocke
An anti-malaria campaign needs
only some individual of large means
to come forward and stimulate pub public
lic public enthusiasm as well as donate
money or other means.
The Star can't help wondering
sto the philanthropist will be who
will acquire fame of the most endur
lag kind by furnishing the sinews of
war to the medical profession in its
Inevitable campaign against the
world-wide evil of malaria.
railroad iron for a raft, they would
come nearer doing justice than any
APPEARS TO BE A FRAME-UP
The proceedings in the Jackson
ville city council against Pleasant
Holt, alderman from the fourth
ward, look to the Star more like a
political frame-up than an attempt
to arrive at a just conclusion.
Wednesday night, at the meeting
of the council, the president, Frank
L. Dancy, who is a well known sup supporter
porter supporter of Mr. Stockton, introduced
and passed without objection, resolu resolutions
tions resolutions calling for the appointment of
a committee to investigate, in con connection
nection connection with Holt, the charges made
by "Dixie" as to illegal registration
in that county. President Dancy, in introducer
troducer introducer of this resolution, appoint appointed
ed appointed on this committee five members,
who are recognized as being support supporters
ers supporters of Mr. Stockton, and politically
antagonistic fo Mr. Holt.
It must be understood that Mr.
Stockton has an investigating com committee
mittee committee at work, which alleges it is
investigating all these matters. Last
week, it arrested a prominent busi-
4 laving been cleared by the courts
and public sentiment of the charges
fcronght against him by Mrs. .Bond
Senator Gore will prosecute the peo
ple who tried to blackmail him
Here's hoping they will all go to the
ITiewed from a distance, it seems
to the Star that if the people of Mi
ami took both Grace Howell and P
C Cox fifty miles out in the Atlantic
and set them adrift with a bar of
ness man of Jacksonville, L. P. Le Le-land,
land, Le-land, charging him with perjury in
registering, but the members of the
committee themselves withdrew the
charge, apologized and the case never
went to trial. This looks like an ef effort
fort effort on the part of Mr. Stockton, and
his advisers, to connect 'Senator Flet
cher with Holt in all these matters,
because Holt is friendly to him and
is one of his supporters.
The Star knows little about the
charges this committee is going to
investigate, and Senator Fletcher
has nothing to do with them, but it
does seem that if 'Mr. Stockton has
any direct evidence against Holt, the
proper course would be to take the
matter direct to the courts, where
Holt would .have an opportunity to
It must be evident to any one that
f the investigating committee made
up of men opposed to Holt brings in
report adverse to him its finding
will be very widely open to suspic-
Mr. Stockton and his supporters
must be hard up for campaign ma
terial if they are trying to discredit
Senator Fletcher by saying that the
senator is depending on negro votes
because Holt is friendly to him. If
they can't prove anything against
even the terrible Holt without pack
ing an investigating committee
against him, their case must be very
It is certainly unfair to charge
Senator, Fletcher, who has been in
Washington the past month attend attending
ing attending to his work, and who yesterday
attended the funeral oj Senator Ba-
con in Macon, with the unDroven
statements of Dixie.
The Star has nothing to do with
Holt and his troubles. Xo doubt he
will be able to take care of himself.
Dixie has been making such fierce
charges against Holt that much of
what it says against him is being
discredited. The charge it made
against him, that he was registering
negroes to vote in the democratic
primary, has been
In a letter to W. Wi Prescott, edi-:
tor of the 'Protestant Magazine, pub-!
lished in Washington, President Wil Wilson
son Wilson has denied emphatically that his
correspondence is handled with' re religious
ligious religious prejudice by his secretary,
Joseph P. Tumulty. The corres correspondence
pondence correspondence made public by the maga magazine
zine magazine follows:
Asks Statement of President
Washington, D. C, Jan. 15, 1914.
Sir: I learn from personal inter interviews
views interviews and correspondence that there
is a widespread feeling among Prot Protestants
estants Protestants that it is practically impos impossible
sible impossible for any communication relat relating
ing relating to the activity of the Roman
Catholic church to reach you person personally,
ally, personally, for the reason that all such let letters
ters letters are withheld from you by your
private secretary, Mr. Tumulty. It
is unfortunate both lor you and for
the country that such an impression
prevails and it seems to have some
Before dealing with the subject in
this magazine, I am writing to ask
for a statement from you which
might be of service in restoring con confidence
fidence confidence among some of the '"best citi citizens
zens citizens of this republic. Any reply,
however brief, showing that the let letter
ter letter actually reached you would be a
source of satisfaction.
When you were governor of New
Jersey I wrote you concerning some
criticisms of your course in which
you were charged with showing fav favoritism
oritism favoritism to the Roman Catholic
church, and your reply placed the
matter in such a light that I did not
reem it necessary to make any ref
erence to the subicct. My desire is
to deal fairly with public men, and
hence this letter.
Thanking you for any attention
which you may give to my request,
I am, yours very truly,
W. W. Prescott.
The President's Reply
The president's reply under date
of Jan. 19, 1914, follows:
My dear Sir: Allow me to ac acknowledge
knowledge acknowledge the receipt of your letter
of Jan. 15 and to thank you for your
candor in writing me.
I beg leave to assure you that the
impression that any part of my cor correspondence
respondence correspondence is withheld from me in
any circumstances by my secretary
on account of religious predilections
on his-part is absurdly and utterly
I venture to say that no president
ever had more frank and satisfac satisfactory
tory satisfactory relations with his secretary
than I have with mine. The whole
of my correspondence is constantly
open to me. Mr. Tumulty is more
prompt perhaps to call my attention
to matters in which his prejudice is
supposed to'be engaged than to other
matters of relative indifference.
Of course, I need hardly add I am
not speaking from an impression,
but from knowledge of just how my
correspondence is handled.
. This Bank has capital and surplus of $85,000.b0, 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.
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"THE BEST IN BANKING."
TWO OBVIOUS FACTS
DeLand News: The News knows
that Senator Fletcher had nothing to
do with the qualifying of negroes in
Duval county he is a high-toned
Southern gentleman and for this rea reason
son reason Would not tolerate anything of
this kind; and, in the second place,
he is too good a politician to attempt
anything of this kind.
A SURE SIGN
One of the best evidences that
Gainesville's growth will continue, is
the fact that the Postal Telegraph
Company will soon open for husiness
here. The Postal does not open of offices
fices offices in places where the outlook is
not for continued increase in popu population.
lation. population. Gainesville Sun.
WHEN MONEY TALKS
Did you ever notice
That the gentleman with money
Always tells you stories
That are awfully funny?
WISE AND OTHERWISE
. Is nothing quite
so sweet to the ears of
A bride ss sterling silver.
Apart from the quality which
is high here, and the chasteness
of the patterns which can be sees
at a glance, it is important to know
that the prices are not extravagant.
Oar jewelry store is the best place in the
county to net suggestions for wedding presents.
We have made a study of this "gift question." It is our
business to know what is suitable for various gift occasions.
Choose Your Gifts Here
Our stock is varied and so are the prices. Every taste and
every pocket book- is sure to be suited. We nave
manv inexbensive but dainty little novelties here f-SMM.
kacitaa rilnamar htt nrtll rn air A Trr!!finf rnftQ
This !s a Jewelry store where you can get Just what
you are looking for at the price you want to pay.
Everything In our fine line of silverware.
eems, jewelry, watcnes, etc., contain
nothing but real, tangible value.
v .vv counted wttn uo-to-caie styles. mwm
Drop in and lej us assist you
cnoocine your wedding
VS S :.'
Georgia's distinguished son, Sen Senator
ator Senator A. O. Bacon, was laid to his last
rest in his home city of Macon yes
terday afternoon. Thousands at
tended the funeral, and the whole
state is grieved at the passing of one
who represented it so long and so
well in the halls of the nation.
A so-called sacred dance was
held last Sunday night at the Flor Florida
ida Florida Gun Club on Lake Worth. Those
invited toy E. Clarence Jones of New
York, went in wheelchairs, arriving
there for the dance said to have com com-menced
menced com-menced at 12:10 a. m. Monday. The
guests having started for the same
Sunday, from that it 'derived its
name of "sacred dance." The guests
were too numerous to mention, num numbering
bering numbering 200 in all, all of whom un undoubtedly
doubtedly undoubtedly believed in "better the
day, better the deed." Supper was
served on tables dotted over the
lawn of the Gun Club, which was
brightly illuminated by Japanese
lanterns. This is not an entirely
new feature, as dances were given by
the same host last season. Palm
Beach item in Tropical Sun.
This "sacred dance" will occupy a
place in history alongside the mon monkey
key monkey suppers of the useless rich.
(Clipped Without Credit)
To those who have shall be visited
the income tax.
If she trusts all men she is shy of
We know from experience how
good a man feels after paying his
Occasionally a man doesn't show
bad taste in dressing because he
can't afford it.
It is easy for a good man to make
a bad break.
One can't get the best of a citizen
who hasn't any.
It's easier to throw trouble than it
is to give it away.
The woman who marries for mon money
ey money earns a lot more than she gets.
Many a great man is but a wart
on the pickle in the eyes of his wife.
If the world owes every man a liv living
ing living the millionaire must be preferred
Even if a man has lost all confi confidence
dence confidence in himself he may refuse to
give the undertaker a show.
A man thinks he has a right to en entertain
tertain entertain a lot of thoughts that would
probably land him in jail if he were
to. let them escape.
- s a
Occasionally a woman is so con contrary
trary contrary that she will not fall in love
until she discovers that the fellow
isn't worthy of her.
Ao Eo IBUMMETir
TAAf CDVII CIinCECTIftiMQ l
Come wind, come snow, let Boreas blow, with robes like these
your body will glow. We have the largest and most up-to-date
and down-to-the-mlnute line of laprobes for auto and buggy that f
was ever brougnt to" this part of Florida. We have overstocked
our store in them, and our greed in buying will-be your gain in
; coin, as we are going to sell them out at ridiculously low prices. 7
We also have a complete line of rain goods for your bodily pro- jr
tection better than insurance and doctors. .;.
IrCmigjlhtf & Lang I
Palmetto also is to have a Carne Carnegie
gie Carnegie library.
Eustis's Carnival Regatta
Senator Bacon was thirty years in
public life and died a poor man.
Millionaire statesmen who overlook
no bets, doubtless look with con
tempt upon the man who would pass
disapproved by up so many opportunities to accumu-
the Duval county supervisor of regis-, late wealth but the rest of us know
tration, who says that practically all that 'both the public and private life
its Bacons and all the" worse for
those 'who enter Congress poor and
come out rich. Lakeland Telegram.
OCALA PUBLIC LIBRARY
Open daily except Sunday, from 3
to 5 p. m. Board of Trade rooms,
Ocala House block.
Louise E. Gamsby, Librarian
W. Call Johnson of Micanopy and
W. W. Stripling of Ocala, two of as
jolly commercial travelers as ever
"flung" open a sample case, were
here yesterday. Gainesville vSun.
. .EL BAKO attaches to any electric
light socket. -The current is controll controlled
ed controlled by a snap switch. A high tem
perature El Bako consumes aboutN
the same amount of electricty as the
Hotpoint Iron. Accomodates two
large 'loaves of bread, or two pies,
or a good sized roast or chicken.
The heating element is guaranteed
for 5 years.
H. W. TUCKER mii
THE TAX ASSESSOR
All kinds of pastry, cakes and
bread fresh every day. "In quality
we trust not quantity." Carter's
Bakery, North Main street 1-26-tf
the negroes who are registering have
declared themselves republicans
The east coast of Florida has an another
other another fine daily the Tropical Sun
of West Palm Beach, of which the
veteran newspaper man, Guy I. Met Met-calf
calf Met-calf is editor.
Senator Fletcher's rural credits
bill is being generally approved -by
the press. Orlando Sentinel.
Mclver & MacKay
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
Fine Caskets and Burial Robes.
). E. MclVER and C. V. ROBERTA
Ul Work Done by Licensed Em Em-balmers
balmers Em-balmers and Fully Guaranteed
D. E. 3IcIVKR.
C. V. ROBERTS
I w'ill be at the following places to
receive tax returns for 1914:
February, 1914 v
19 Eastlake, zlst, a. m
19 Welrsdale, 21st. p. m.
10 Moss Blaff, 23rd, a. m.
10 Electra. 23rd, p. m.
11 Lynne. 24th, 8 to 10 a. m.
11 Grahamville, 24th, 11 a. m. to 1 p.m.
11 Connor. 24th. l to 4 d. m.
12 Churchill, 25th. 11 a. m. to 2 p. m.
27 Eureka, 2th, a. m.
13 Fort McCoy. 26 th, p. m.
13 Burbank, 27th, a. m.
14 Orange Springs, 27th, p. m.
17 Anthony. 2nd. a. m.
26 Sparr, 3rd, a. m.
13 Pine. 3rd, p. m. s
16 Citra, 4th, a. m.
la Ldnadale, ath, lla.rn.to2 p. m.
1 Ocala, 9th to 31st.
The law requires all tax returns to
be made by the first day of AprlL Alt Alter
er Alter the books are written, it is impossi-
oie to make cnanges.
I get a list of every automobile that
fs reg.stered. ALFRED AYER,
SUGAR HA3O10CK LiAXDS
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf
Ocala Seed Store
Is headquarters for Poul Poultry
try Poultry Foods id Stoct and
Poultry Powders. W keep
on hand all tho time:
COXKETS Poultry and
Stock Foods and Rem Remedies;
edies; Remedies; a fall line.
THE OCALA EVENING STAR, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20. 1914
Idwrses aid Miles
I have on hand at all times
at the barns and lot on West
Exposition St., (Broadway) a
big drove of first class horses
and mules for you to make
your selections from. Every
head of this stock has been
selected by me personally in
the markets. I will guarantee
to give you as good stock at
as low price as can be had in
the state. Every animal is
warranted to be as represented.
EL X MdtaoDs,
Phone 356 OCALA, FLORIDA 4
MOULDED TO YOUR FORM
are the clothes we make for you
We give you an exact fit, allowing
for each individual peculiarity in the
figure, and Riving your form a most
distinguished appearance. The fab-
rics are the latest weaves from the
best mills, in the choicest designs
Our scyling is thoroughly up-to-date
and the finish perfection. Yet you
do not have to pay us .a high price
Opposite Harrington Hall Hotel
Southern Cattlemen Organize to
Conduct Active Campaign for
More and Better Live Stock
in the South.
WILL IMPROVE THE BREEDS
Cattle Tick the Greatest Hindrance to
. Stock Growing in South Pest
Costs Over $100,0C0,G00 Annually
Prominent Men at Conven Convention
tion Convention Discuss Best Plans Plans-Tick
Tick Plans-Tick Must Go.
To a Person Who Prides
Himself on His Appearance f
3: Clean, Fresh, Well Laundered Linen
' is a necessity. To supply that ne- ;
t cessity is Our Business, i
Ocala Steam Laundry
402-404 S. Main Street
Florida's Largest and Best Year
The Hotel you take your Mother, .Wife or Sister to
Home Hotel of the State
European Plan Sl.50.Per Day and Upward
A. M. Wilson, Thos. M. Wilson,
ASST. MGR. PROP. AND MGR
The Southern Cattlemen's associa association
tion association was organized at Montgomery,
Ala., July 9, 1913. A hundred or more
cattle growers and shippers, national
and state live stock officials and rep
resentatives : of the stock yards and J
railroad interests were present and
took an active interest in the organ organization
ization organization of the association.
The avowed object of the associa association
tion association are as follows:
1. The eradication of the cattle
2. The development of a profitable
cattle industry in the south.
3. The promotion of effective and
uniform national and state live stock
The means which have been sug suggested
gested suggested for the accomplishment of
these objects are in part .as follows:
1. The holding of meetings for the
discussion of live stock problems and
the dissemination of live stock infor information.
mation. information. 2. The organization of local
or county associations which will pro promote
mote promote the work of tick eradication and
the improvement of the cattle of the
locality by the introduction of pure
bred bulls. 3. By assisting the small
live stock producer in marketing his
It has been suggested that an active
field agent may be employed by the
association to assist local cattlemen
in the attainment of these purposes.
At Memphis, Tenn., on December
10th and 11th, 1913, the first regular
meeting was held and a constitution
and by-laws adopted fixing the an
nual membership dues at $2.00 per an
num. At that meeting a large num
ber of cattlemen were in attendance
from all the southern states, from
Kentucky to Florida and from Vir
ginia to New Mexico, and enthusiasm
ran high. Every southern cattleman
owes it as his duty to join this as
sociation, and bankers, professional
men and merchants can well afford
to give it encouragement and assist
The initial work of the associa
tion will be directed toward the erad
ication of the cattle tick.
The work will be carried on in co
operation with the government, the
Cattle Growers associations of the
Georgia; W. R. Moorman. Kentucky;
R. K. Roney, Louisiana; J. M. Max
well, Mississippi; A. I. French, North
Carolina; Z. T. Miller, Oklahoma; Dr.
G. R. White, Tennessee; EL F. Till Tillman,
man, Tillman, Texas; S. D. Cross, South Caro Carolina;
lina; Carolina; H. C. Stewart, Virginia.
A committe was appointed to work
with the railroads for the purpose of
securing better transportation rates
on pure bred cattle for breeding pur purposes.
poses. purposes. An active campaign for members is
contemplated, and sufficient funds will
be raised to employ a field agent to
assist in organizing county associa associations
tions associations and in otherwise promoting the
work. Dr. Tait Butler, progressive
farmer, Memphis, Tenn., was appoint appointed
ed appointed treasurer, and will receive con contributions
tributions contributions to assist in developing a
greater cattle industry in the south.
Every man in the south is expected
to encourage and assist this organiza organization
tion organization in its great work, especially every
cattleman and business man.
Representatives of the St. Louis
packers offered to assist the organiza organization
tion organization in a substantial manner.
Have You Secured Tickets
Fop the OCALA
Session Begins Sunday, March. 1& and Laste Until
Wednesday, March 11th 1914.
Among the Talent to be Present:
Dr. Russell H. ConwelL
Dr. Byron W. King,
Dr. Carolyn Geisel,
Miss Meddle O. Hamilton,
Miss Gay Zenola MacLauren
' Professor Louis Williams
Signor and Madame Bermi,
Bertha Wooden Orchestra,
Robley Male Quartette,
Smith Concert Company,
Orchestra Comique, -Mrs.
Lydia W. Lockllng,
Julius Caesar Nayphe, Dr. Kerr Bruce Tupper.
For Program and Detailed Information, see
JJo Bo MDomEy9
Secretary Marion County Board of Trade.
Marion County Abstract Company
GRAHAM BROTHERS, Lessees,
First consideration and especial attention given to small tracts.
$3.55 OcMa to Tarnnpa and
ATLAOTO T LONE
Tickets sold Feb. 20 to 24, Limited to return Feo, 26.
For tickets and information call on Atlantic Coast Line ticket
Agents, or J. G. KLRKLAND, D. P. A., Tampa, Fla., Hillsboro Hotel.
D. S. Combs, Hickory Valley. Tenn-i
President Southern Cattlemen's As
sociation. Prominent Factor in
Cattle Tick Fight.
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MARION COUNTY DIRECTORY
Jude-e Circuit Court W. S. Bul
Uismei Attorney E. W. Davis,
Clerk Circuit Court P. H. Nugent,
sheriff J. P. Gallowuy, Ocala.
Tax Collector V. L. Colbert
Tax Assessor Alfred Ayer, Ocala
Treasurer Jobn M. Graham.
Surveyor W. A. Moorhead, Ocala.
Judge of Prouate Wm. E. Smith,
County Commissioners C. Carmi
chael, Ocaia; J. W. Davis. Summer-
field; 7r t. Henderson. Lynne; D. G.
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t- a T1..l.l! T A. t
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Brinson. Suoerintenatnt. Ocala: B.
R. Blitch, Blitchton; J. S. Grautham.
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WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets in
Yonge's Hall at 8 p. m. every secoiiJ
Friday. Visiting sovereigns always
welcome. F. J. Burden, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk. Adv.
REAL s. FALSE 'Economy at This Time
Resist the mental suggestion to curtain your regular taking of
ice until "the weather turns warm f again." Your refrigerator U
going nicely now; it is weU chilled and it is doing full duty as
your practical SAVER.
Don't let it lapse even a little bit it may sulk on you all tne
remainder of the season.
Maintain your regular supply of OUR ICE all through the season.
That is the way to save on your ice bill.
OCALA ICE & PACKING CO
Call phone zyi
if you wish to ex-
Opposite A. C. L. Station.
Point Comfort 14th 337488 Grand
Champion International Live Stock
Exposition, 1913, Owned by W. J.
Davis, Jackson, Miss.
southern states, and many other or
ganizations, together with prominent
stock men and farmers of the south.
Some of the things advocated at
the convention are:
1. That the railroads put cheaper
rates on breeding cattle.
2. That the government stop all
interstate shipment of tick-infested
cattle. This includes cattle on the
way to market for immediate slaugh
ter as well as animals being used for
Resolutions were passed soliciting
the co-operation of the oil mills of
the south in building up the cattle
industry and suggesting, to the bank bankers
ers bankers of the south the importance of
making cattle a basis of credit.
Professor Holden, director of Ag Agricultural
ricultural Agricultural Extension Department of
the International Harvester Company
of New Jersey, addressed the conven
tion. He considered the organization
of the southern cattlemen the begin
ning of successful live stock growing
on a large scale and the opening gun
for the intelligent diversification of
crops in the cotton belt, He was very
enthusiastic in his remarks relative
to the future of the south, and offered
to assist tne people in every way
possible to carry out the objects of
Officers elected are:
D. 8. Combs, Hickory Valley, Tenn,
Dr. Tait Butler, Memphis, Tenn..
The vice-presidents are:
Dr. C. A. Cary, Alabama; McQueen
Chalna, Florida; Dr. P. F. Bohnson,
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I am a candidate for re-election to
the ofiice of state attorney for the
fifth judicial circuit, and solicit
your vote at the June primary.
George W. Schofield.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
CONCORDIA LODGE F. 2. OF A.
Concordia Lodge, Fraternal Union
of America, meets ir Yonge's Hall
on the second Thursday evening of
each month. Geo. L. Taylor, F.SL
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary. Ad
SUGAR HAMMOCK LANDS
Part ridge-Wood row Company
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf
To the Democratic Voters of Mar
ion County: I am a candidate for
member of the House of Representa Representatives,
tives, Representatives, from our county, in the next
legislature, and subject to your de decision
cision decision at the polls in the democratic
primary June 2nd, 1914.
Citra, Fla. W. J. Crosby.
J E FRAMPTON
formerly of Lamar, Mo., is
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work guaranteed. References
given. Call or address, 229
Dangfaerty St., Ocala Fla.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The undersigned having been duly
appointed and having qualified as-
ministrator of the estate of Carlos L.
Sistrunk, deceased, now calls upon
all 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 4 th, 1914.
S. T. Sistrunk,
As Administrator of the Estate of
Carlos L. Sistrunk, Deceased.
Six-room cottage for rent; well
located, modern conveniences. Apply
at Star ofiice.
THE OCA LA KVKM.XG STAR. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1914
OCALA SOCIAL AFFAIRS
(If you have any Items for this
A Charming Little Valentine Par
On the night of February 16 i
and Mrs. W. A. Robertson gave
valentine party at their new home in
North Ocala, in honor of Mrs. Rob Robertson's
ertson's Robertson's sister, Miss Lola Martin, of
Blount Pleasant, who has been visi visiting
ting visiting relatives in Miami and Ocala
since last December. The hostess,
Mrs. Robertson, was attired in a
dainty white dress, trimmed in Val Valenciennes
enciennes Valenciennes lace,, a red girdle and red
roses. The guest of honor, Miss Lo Lola
la Lola Martin, was attractively costumed
in pale blue silk crepe with draper-
Ies of blue silk chiffon and bead'sistant superintendent, Miss Nellie
braiding. Miss Eunice Bray wore a ; Stevens, presided at the meeting.
dark 'blue costume, and her sister,
iMiss Lois, appeared in pale yellow.
Miss Lizzie Johnson was in a becom becoming
ing becoming dress of pale blue silk batiste,
trimmed in cream lace. Miss Edna
Miller wore white embroidered voile.
After several jolly games had
been played the young people collect collected
ed collected in the dining room around the
prettily decorated table, and after
drawing ribbons attached to red
hearts, containing fortunes for each,
they enjoyed a pound party supper
and angel food, fruit cake, vanilla.
cake and delicious fruit punch.
After supper, more games were in indulged
dulged indulged in and at a late hour the com company
pany company dispersed with many pleasant
remarks of having passed an exceed exceedingly
ingly exceedingly pleasant evening and regret regret-ing
ing regret-ing that Miss Martin could not re remain
main remain longer in Ocala. She left the
following night for her home in
Mount Pleasant, Fla. Among those
present were: Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Robertson, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. .Mead,
Miss Lola Mar.tin, Mrs. Castell, Mrs.
Fishback, Misses Eunice and Lois
Bray, Esther Lewis, Eunice Felts,
May Curry, Lizzie Johnson, Edna
Miller, Elsie and Edna Hull, and
Messrs. E. A. .Mobly, John Whitfield,
John Robinson, L. F. Teuton, Arthur
Crago, Albert Luff man, John, Guy
and Shaw Felts, Riley Hanna, Oscar
Curry, Homer and Elmer Small and
Mrs.-W. K. Zewadski and her at attractive
tractive attractive guest, Miss Elizabeth Kane,
left this afternoon for Tampa to visit
Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Zewadski, Jr.,
and Mr. Guy Zewadski until Thurs Thursday.
day. Thursday. They will be numbered among
the Gasparilla visitors.
Mr. J. E. Johnson went to Tamp
today to visit his wife and daught
until Monday, at the home of Mrfe.
Johnson's sister, Mrs. Robert Sales.
Their friends will learn with pleat
ure that Mrs. Johnson, who had v
undergo an operation recently, wa
able to be moved from the hosp
Tuesday and is convalescing rapidly.
She and little daughter Sarah, expect
to return home next week.
Mrs. .Minnie Johnson and daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Miss Esther Johnson of West West-field,
field, West-field, Indiana, are among the tour tourists
ists tourists spending several weeks in Ocala.
They are stopping with Mrs. Frank
Miss Clara Johnson, after a de delightful
lightful delightful three week's visit to Miss
Christine Wideman, left Monday for
her home in Ocala. DeLand News.
The Harrington Hall dining room
will remain open until after th
Chautauqua, and last evening se
eral supper parties were held the
v Dr. H. F. 'Watti city physician?
spent the morning visiting the high
l school, where he inspected the chil-
tlren of each grade and made sever
Prominent out of town people
spending last evening in town, com-jphe purchased an excellent line of
Ing especially to attend the per-spring goods for her millinery par-
formance of "TX Tongues of Men,"jors.
were Dr. and Mri. IC W. Henry of j I
Lake Weir; Mr. tfd Mrs. E. A. Os-) Miss Leontine Ramsaur of St. Pe-
iborn, Morriston; Misses Louise and
S-. . t-. . w r t
cnei nonana, -ir. ana mts. narryauni, jure, .uarsuai oiewart ana ner
department call phone 106)
Borland, Mr. AUteOp Wartmann and
iiMrs. E. L. WartmtnnCitra; Mr.
Alex Inglis and pajaC Rockwell, and
r. Walkup and party of Mcintosh.
Mother's Xren-atIiVaShb urn's
An interesting mother's meeting
was held yesterday afternoon at the
home of Mrs. G. D. Washburn in the
fourth Ward. These meetings are
held every third Thursday of the
month under the auspices of the W.
C. T. U., it heing a branch depart department.
ment. department. In the absence of the super superintendent,
intendent, superintendent, Mrs. W. T. Gary, the as-
The devotional service was led by
iMrs. Kichline. "The Harmful Ef Effects
fects Effects of Cigarettes" was the title of
an excellent article read by Mrs.
Washburn and Miss Stevens read the
principal paper of the afternoon
dwelling peacefully on the evil ef effects
fects effects caused by parents drinking
and smoking. Narcotics and alcohol
and the results of their use was
who gave a number of illustrations
clearly portrayed by the speaker,
from life. The article was splendid.
(Mrs. G. A. Sheppard read an inter
esting paper on "Diseases of Degen Degeneracy,"
eracy," Degeneracy," an article by Col. L. M.
Maus, giving vital statistics showing
heredity of drunkard's offspring. An
open discussion on smoking and
drinking was entered into by all the
Mrs. Washburn served delicious
home made cakes and ice tea after
the meeting. The parlor where the
meeting was held and the dining
room were tastily decorated with yel yellow
low yellow jessamine and plum blossoms.
Miss Hilda Budd, after a delight delightful
ful delightful visit of three weeks as the guest
of Miss Dorothy Schreiber, returned
to her home at Leesburg this after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. a
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ditto, little
son Frank, Mrs. Mamie Fox and Mr.
Charles Fox returned last night from
Orlando and a visit to the fair.
Miss Minnie Gamsby was the host hostess
ess hostess this week of the Two Table Auc Auction
tion Auction Club, entertaining it delightful delightfully
ly delightfully yesterday afternoon.
Gen. and Mrs. Bonham an
daughter, Qliss Martha
Bonham, have concluded a short
visit to their cousins, (Mr. and Mrs.
W. W. Harriss, leaving this after afternoon
noon afternoon focrooksville, where the for former
mer former w(lL attmd to legal business
until Tuesday. Miss Bonham will
attend the Confederate reunion in
Jacksonville as maid of honor from
he will come to Ocala for a longer
'Miss Beulah Hall leaves tonight
for Atlanta to visit her father, Major
T. C. Hall at a sanitarium where he
wrent two weeks' ago for treatment.
Miss Hall will be accompanied to
Jacksonville by her aunt Mrs. Hall,
who will return to her home in Sum Sumter,
ter, Sumter, S. C, after a visit of several
weeks to her niece. Mr. Troy Hall
will accompany the party as far as
Jacksonville and will go to Atlanta if
unfavorable news continues to come
Mr. Walter Ray and family of Mar
tel were anions the Marion county
people in a
nee at the Orlando
otoring through the
Mrs. Jessie Haycraft has returned
from Atlanta, where she attended the
millinery openings and from a visit
to her daughter, Miss 'Ethel Hay-
'craft at Brenau College. While away
itersburg, who has been visiting her
i a A r .-r i i i. a. x
t ten da
father, Mr. J. G. Ramsaur in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville for a week, passed through
town today on her way home.
Woman's Club Tomorrow
The forestry committee will have
Kcharge of the program at the Wom
an's Club meeting tomorrow after afternoon,
noon, afternoon, and its chairman, Mrs. R. A.
Burford, has arranged for the fol
lowing numbers: Piano selections
i by Miss Marie von Engelken. Mrs.
Burford will read a paper written by
Mrs. William Sinclair on forest res reservations,
ervations, reservations, dwelling specially on Mar Marion
ion Marion county's reservation. Vocal solo
by Miss Cecile Downs. Reading,
"Idyl of Silver Springs," by (Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred H. Robinson
and daughter, Miss Lucile, arrived
last night from Mackinaw Straits,
Michigan, where they have been for
the past six months and will be in
Ocala for the next five months. They
are at present stoppin
at the Ocala
Mrs. G. W. Pitts and little son of
St. Petersburg are in the city, the
guests of Mrs. Pitts' parents, Mr. and
'Mrs. C. K. Sage.
Excellent Exhibits and Large Attend Attendance
ance Attendance on the Midwinter Event
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ditto and son
Frank, Mrs. Mamie Fox and Mr.
Chas. L. Fox returned yesterday eve evening
ning evening from the Orlando fair. They
found the road fair going and com- 9
ing, and made the ninety miles in
good time in their superb Oakland
Mr. Ditto saj-s that the fair is a
first-class one. It has exhibits from
four big and prosperous counties
Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volu Volusia.
sia. Volusia. They have fine buildings and
the crowds are large. As Is to be ex expected,
pected, expected, they have a better fruit dis display
play display than Marion and Sumter, but
they can't touch us on live stock.
Some of our individual exhibitors,
said Mr. Ditto, can excel all their
four counties put together.
A number of Marion county peo-
pie were in attendance, among them
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Luckie, who also
returned last evening. Mr. M. R.
Williams is there with his fast little
horse, Maude W., and won a couple
of races yesterday.
woxdf:rs of electricity
MAR. 4, AT CHAUTAUQUA
ouis Williams, the electrical en
tertainer, will present at the Chau Chautauqua
tauqua Chautauqua what is pronounced as the
moit marvelous programs of the
Chautauqua platform, "Wonders of
Electricity." Prof. Williams carries
wfth him an elaborate equipment of
dynamos, generators, motors and
electrical and chemical
fhich have cost him thousands of
lollars. By this means he gives a
series of beautiful and wonderful
experiments, illustrating what elec electricity
tricity electricity has accomplished and what it IMPROVEMENTS IX
may do in the future.
The man is a wizard. In an airy
manner he shows his audience how
to commit suicide easily, break open
a safe without noise or force and
many other equally startling things.
He makes no attempt to give a scien scientific,
tific, scientific, erudite talk, but so enlivens his
discourse with facetious remarks and
dramatic abject lessons that his au-
tuence is nem speiiDouna.
NEW ELECTRICAL DEVICES
W. Tucker Is continually
adding new electrical devices to his
stock. The latest additions are the
single burner stoves, the big three
burner range, which also has a large
baking oven, separate ovens for bak-
ing, and two or three eizes of elec-
trie "fireless" cookers. In the latter
the food is put in raw and the cur-
rent turned on. It automatically
turns off in twenty minutes and the
stored heat finishes the cooking pro-
cess. These are only a few of the
many devices he has. Their initial
cost and their fuel cost is very mod-
For the Benefit
TM T(Q)ME PIPILAE
We've sold thousands of house dresses but never any like these.
You will search the country over for their equal. The mosl:
fashionable scores in the larger, cities carry and feature : : :
You can be just as attractive and neatly attired in ''-the house as on the
street and at no greater cost than for an ordinary house dress. Some Acorn
Brand House Dresses slip on and off just like a coat easily, quickly,
Can be worn over petticoat and corset cover, or street dress.
They wash easily and1 are made of fast colors, guaranteed fabrics cham cham-brays,
brays, cham-brays, percales, ginghams. Look where you will you can't find better house
dress values. It will pay you to see our assortment;
Try a DAILY STAR Want
SELECT YOUR SEATS
Tickets will be on sale for the
home minstrels at the Court Phar
macy tomorrow morning after 8
Many improvements are being
made in the big Klein dry goods store
on the west side of the courthouse
New shelving and clothing cabi
nets have been installed in the past
few days The new shelvS are uni.
form in height and width and will
be used exclusively for the shoe de department.
partment. department. The cabinets are made
for the display of ladies suits
and ready made dresses, coats,
The woodwork will be painted a
dull or mission green to match the
millinery department fixtures which
occupy the north front of the store,
Mr. Klein leaves Monday for New
York to -purchase his spring millin-
ery which he expects to make a big
feature of his business during the
coming season. He informs a Star
reporter that though he has for the
past few years carried immense
stocks of millinery the one he pro-
poses to bring with him from the
market this spring will far surpass
The Best Musical Event of the Season
of the Charity Ward of the Marion County Hospital
Specialties and Local Hits, Solos. Quartette, Etc.
PRICES $1. BALCONY
and yet they cosl: no more than ordinary
house dresses. And, why? Listen
The makers of Electric and Acorn Brands
have specialized on House Dresses for years
they make nothing else. They buy : tre tremendous
mendous tremendous quantities of fabrics and get rock rock-bottom
bottom rock-bottom prices, Because of their vast out output
put output they can afford the services of 'high 'high-priced
priced 'high-priced designers the most clever. Each
operator is a specialist she does one thing,
but does it well. hrn
anything he has ever had. His spring
announcement will be made upon his
return from the east in a few weeks.
COAST LINE'S TIME CARD
The winter schedu'e of the At Atlantic
lantic Atlantic Coast Line is now in effect. It
is as follows:
No. 39 leaves Jacksonville at 9:30
a. m., arrives Gainesville at 12:30
a. m., arrives Ocala at 2:40, arrives
St. Petersburg at 9:10 i. m.
No. 9 leaves Jacksonville at 3:40
p. m., arrives Gainesville at 6:53 p.
m., arrives Ocala at 8:45 p. m., ar arrives
rives arrives at Leesburg at 10 p. m.
No. 37 leaves Jacksonville at 9:30
p m., arrives Gainesville 12:37 a.
m.. arrives Ocala 2:18 a. m, arrives
St. Petersburg 8 a. m.
No. 38 leaves St. Petersburg 8:30
p. m., arrives Ocala at 2:20 a. mM
arrives Gainesville 3:58 a.- m. and
arrives Jacksonville 7 a. m.
No. 10 leaves Leesburg at 4:45 a.
J m., arrives Ocala at 6:05 a. m., ar
j rives Gainesville at 7:55 a. m. and
.arrives Jacksonville at 10:55 a. m.
I No. 40 leaves St. Petersburg at
6:30 a. m., arrives Ocala 12:54 p.
m., leaves Ocala 1:14. p. m., arrives011 TELEPHONE. WE WILL SEND
Gainesville at 3:30 p", m., arrives. FOR AND DELIVER IT QUICK.
Jacksonville at 6:30 p. m.
75 and 50 cents
Ad-It Pays f
MRS. M. E. HARRELL
Geiger, Feb. 20. The death angel
visited our neighborhood Thursday
night at 8 o'clock and bore on its
wings a very dear mother and wife,
Mrs. M. E. Harrell. She was laid to
rest Saturday morning in the Shiloh
cemetery. Rev. Henderson of Mie Mie-anopy
anopy Mie-anopy preached the funeral service.
l have thought of agonized hus husband
band husband and sons and daughters; lb roth
ers and sisters, too. I would liked
to have seen her as a life of a dear
friend passed away, as I felt in my
heart yesterday as I gazed on that
silent clay. Ah, how we all loved
her; 'it is so hard to give her up. Her
place on earth can never be filled,
but remember dear ones it was God
who claimed her to dwell in a hap happy
py happy home above.
Dear husband and sons, brothers
and sister, think not as of her as 'be 'being
ing 'being dead but one of God's fair angels,
wtiitlng at the gate of heaven for
your entrance there. Don't weep,
but work and strive to meet her In
that beautiful home above. How
gently the angels claimed her to
dwell with God for evermore.
One Who Loved Her.
HAVE YOUR PHYSICIAN LEAVE
YOUR PRESCRIPTION WITH US
I THE COURT PHARMACY. 2-9-tf
THE OCAIA EVENING STAR. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY" 20, 1914
What is it?
Watte! ttlnis space Hop ttlae
Best Investment in Ocala lealestate
Where is it ?
Mi IdDIH0 Md!)!!0
For information as to the best laundry in Central
Florida. Ask about the laundry that takes a personal
interest in all the work sent in. Ask about the laun laundry
dry laundry that irons a collar in such a manner that a tie
can be easily pulled through it without "buckling."
Ask about the laundry that makes a specialty of
ladies' fine work and guarantees to return it in a
satisfactory condition. Ask about the laundry that
delivers your clothes the same day they are received
if desired. If you can't get this information from your
neighbor,, just call Phone Two-One (21) and) we'll
tell you all abut it.
iniinrniii OTl?flHffl liminDV W. H. DODSON,
UVlrEiKlfUi O 1 tfilil LftUmmi, Manager.
West Fort King Avenue, OCALA, FLORIDA
Under the new primary law, every man in
Marion County, if he is to vote in any of the
elections, must go in person to the registration
officer and register.
Though you have been registered and vot vot-ing
ing vot-ing for 20 years, you must register again in the
new books, i Mr. D. M. Barco, the registration
officer, will be in Lis office in the court house,
.every dai from Monday noon to Saturday noon
of each week from now till
to register,, you. Do not put the matter off.
M 1 Rtow i
After the Above Date, if you lave
Mot Registered, Yon Cannot
ANOTHER HOLIKUP IX ALABAMA
Mail Train Captured by Robbers who
Secured Much Registered
Birmingham, Feb. 20, Queen
and Crescent passenger train Xo. 1,
New York to New Orleans, was held
up la3t night about twelve miles
north of here, by three masked rob robbers,
bers, robbers, who secured four sacks of reg registered
istered registered mail, said to have contained
At Attala three men boarded the
engine and one-half mile south of
Attala held the engine crew off at
the point of revolvers. They then
ran the engine to within five miles
of Ironton, where they forced the
crew to uncouple the express and
mail cars. They ran the express car
down the road for a mile and then
forced the crew to uncouple the mail
car. The engine was taken further
south and derailed. The robbers then
entered the mail car and covered the
five clerks. They asked for the chief
clerk and demanded the registered
mail. The clerk replied that he had
none. He was slightly cut on the
left shoulder, upon attempting resist resistance.
ance. resistance. The robbers ransacked the
car and secured the registered mail
books. They then took the New
York-New Orleans registered mail
and decamped, leaving one sack, con
taining $10,000 behind. The express
car was not molested.
BROKE UP CASTILiLO'S BAND
Outlaw's Company Overtaken
Cut to Pieces at Espia
m Hachita, New Mexico, Feb. 20.-
Maximo Castillo's band has been ex exterminated.
terminated. exterminated. Twenty-seven members
who were accused of killing over for forty
ty forty men in the Cumbre tunnel were
captured on Mexican soil 'by Villa's
soldiers and all were executed Imme Immediately
diately Immediately after the capture. The out outlaws
laws outlaws were fleeing toward United
States territory when they were
overtaken at Espia, twenty miles
south of the border.
The Agatheridan Society held Its
iregular meeting Feb. 20 th, 1914.
After the minutes of the preceding
meeting had been read and approved
the following program was rendered:
Subject, Good Roads.
Song, "America," by school.
'Members 20 to 30.
What I should knew about roads.
Essay, Office of Public Roads
Essay, History of Roads In Amer America
ica America Nina Camp.
Piano duet Lorayne Kemp and
Recitation, extracts from the
Song of Open Roads Elizabeth Da Davis.
vis. Davis. Oration, Value of Good Roads
tent Is J Gladys Martin.
Essay, Condition of Roads In Ma Marion
rion Marion County "William Camp.
Piano solo Martha Kate Rentz.
Declamation, The Achievements of
Labor Claudia O'Neal.
Debate: Resolved, That the road
tax should be in the form of money
instead of labor. Affirmative, Lo Lorayne
rayne Lorayne Kemp, Paul Brinson; nega negative,
tive, negative, Carlton Ervin and Charles Du Duval,
val, Duval, "f
The judges, Rexie Todd,' Nellie
Fair and colder tonight and Sunday. Beckham and'Sam Burford, decided
in favor of the affirmative. After
On cool nights Park's big
heated by furnaces,- making the huge
pavilion as comfortable as your
Remember Park's show opens its
second week's engagement Monday
night, Feb. 23rd, on which occasion
"The Girl He Loved in Dixieland"
will be the bill. 2-19-tf
Friday night Is feature night at
Park's big tent. 2-19-2t
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
A TEXAS WONDER
The Texas Wonder cures kidney
and bladder troubles, dissolves grav gravel,
el, gravel, cures diabetes, weak and lame
backs, rheumatism, and all irregu irregularities
larities irregularities of the kidneys and bladder in
both men and women. Regulates
bladder trouble in children. If not
sold by your druggist, will be sent
by mail on receipt of $1. "One small
bottle is two month's treatment, and
seldom fails to perfect a cure. Send
for testimonials from this and other
states. Dr. E. W. Hall, 2926 Olive
St., St. Louis Mo. Sold by druggists.
the report of the critics the society
Park's big tent is the Mecca for
Ocala theatergoers these nights. A
large audience is always in attend attendance.
ance. attendance. 2-19-tf
Call phone 455 if in need of plain
r fancy dress making.. 1-8-tf.
J .. vote! jjj
Out of sorts, depressed, pain in
the back Electric Bitters renews
your health and strength. A guaran guaranteed
teed guaranteed liver and kidney remedy. Money
back if not satisfied. It completely
cured Robert Madson, of West Bur Burlington,
lington, Burlington, Iowa, who suffered from vir virulent
ulent virulent liver trouble for eight months.
After four doctors gave him up, he
took Electric Bitters and Is now a
well man. Get a bottle today; it will
do the same for you. Keep it in the
house for all' liver and kidney com complaints.
plaints. complaints. Perfectly safe and depend dependable.
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BERTILLIOX IS DEAD
Paris, Feb. 19 Alfonso Bertillion
creator of criminal identification
which .made his name known thru thru-out
out thru-out the world,' died here today, aged
Go see the big crook play Friday
night at Park's tent. Everybody is
delighted with the Park show. 2-1 9 2t
Don't miss feature night at Park's
big tent. The most successful crook
play ever written will be the bill.
Friday night is always feature night
at Park's tent. 2-19-2t
Six-room cottage for rent; well
located, modern conveniences. Apply
at Star office. 2-6-tf
For results put your Advertisement in the Star.
JUST IX TIME
Some Ocala People May Wait Till it's
Don't wait until too late.
Be sure to be in time.
Just in time with kidney 111s.-
Means curing the backache, the
dizziness, the urinary disorders that
so often come with kidney troubles.
Doan's Kidney Pills are for this
very purpose.. Here is Ocala testi testimony
mony testimony of their worth.
John H. "Brooks, 19 X. Orange St.,
Ocala, Fla., says: "I feel justified in
recommending Doan's Kidney Pills.
I have used them for kidney com complaint
plaint complaint 'and lame and weak back and
have found great relief."
Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a' kidney remedy
get Doan's Kidney Pills the same
that Mr. Brooks had. Foster-Milburn
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Neuralgia, Headaches, Cramps,
Colic, Sprains, Bruises, Cuts and
Barns, Old Sores, Stings of Insects
Etc. Antiseptic Anodyne, used in internally
ternally internally and externally. Price 25c.
NOTICE OV FIRST
MEETING OP CREDITORS
In the District Court of the United
States, for the Southern District
of Florida. In the Matter of Selim
Demetree, Bankrupt In Bank Bankruptcy.
ruptcy. Bankruptcy. To the creditors of Selim Deme
tree, in the county of (Marion, and
district aforesaid, a bankrupt.
Notice Is hereby given that on the
14th day of February, A. D. 1014,
the said Selim Demetree was duly
adjudicated bankrupt: and that the
'first meeting of his creditors will be
I held at my office in Ocala, Fla., on the
,24th day of February, A. I). 1914
' at 9 o'clock in the forenoon, at which
time the said creditors may attend,
prove their claims, appoint a trustee.
iKJuxuiiuti me uiuun.ru pt, aim transact
such other business as may properly
come before the meeting.
G. C. McClure,
Referee in Bankruptcy.
Ocala, Fla., Feb. 19. 1914. 2-20-lt
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,
For sale 50 improved farms
10 to 600 acres, northern
Marion County, Florida. Al Also
so Also 2,000 acres cut-over land
well located; fine truck and
orange section. Write for
description and prices. Come
JOHN L DAVIS,
IRVINE. FIX) RID
Under and by virtue of an execution
issued out of and under the seal of
circuit court, in and for Marion county.
Florida, dated the 29th day of January,
1914, in a certain cause wherein, Abe
Brown & Bro. are plaintiffs and D. 1L
Burry Is defendant, I have levied on
and will on
Moaday, Marea 2a d, 1914
the same being: a legal sales day, and
during: the legal hours of sale, offer for
sale at the west door of the court
house in Ocala. Florida, and sell the
same to me mgnest ana oest Diaaer
for cash the following: described real
estate in Marion county, Florida,' to to-wit:
wit: to-wit: Commencing: 210 feet west of north northeast
east northeast corner of northwest quarter of lot
3 tract U. S. G. survey, thence south.
420 feet, west 150 feet, north 420 feet,
east 150 feet, section 21, township 12.
112 feet north and south on soutb
end of lot 14, block 4. Orange Lake,
section 21, township 12, range 21.
Lot bounded on north by Arredonda,
street, 141 feet northeast by John.
Burry lot. said lot being in northwest
corner of Arredonda and Hampton
streets, south by Hampton street, west
by Whitney's lot. Orange Lake, section
21, township 12. range 21.
Sold to satisfy said execution and all
costs. 3. P. GALLOWAY,
Sheriff Marion County. Florida.
Plaintiffs Attorney. 1-30-fri
THIS OCALA EVENING STAR, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20. 1914
If a Wagon Gets
in the Way
of your auto, don't think the car is
ruined because it is considerably
smashed up. Send it here and have
us repair it., It has to be a pretty
bad wreck to be beyond our skill.
When you get it back it will be as
good as new and probably better.
Jsext time it will be the wagon that
will need repairing; not your auto.
17 N. Main Street.
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Our courses include Shorthand
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ing Spelling and Commercial Law.
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advance, each student to furnish
text books, note paper. Ink, pencils
etc. Studenets are not charged foi
the use of typewriters.
Call on or write,
S 13 Hawk
Hawk's Rnsiress College,
Room No. 1, Merchant's Block
r OCALA FLORIDA
Hours: 7:30 to 9:30 p. m.
W, G. BLANGHARD
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER
P. O. BOX. 46 OCALA, FLA.
P. D. ODELL
CONTRACTOR and BUILDER.
Estimates on any kind $
of Building furnished on $
short notice. All work $
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HE time for Senor Garavel's
return having arrived. Kirk
called at the bank and found
not the least difficulty in gain-
ing an audience.
"I remember you quite well, sir."
said Garavei 'La Tosca.' Since you
are a friend of Mrs. Cortlandt I shall
be delighted to serve you."
"I have something very particular to
say to you." Kirk began diffidently,
"but I don't just know how to get at
Garavei smiled graciously. "1 am a
"This isn't business," blurted Kirk;
"it's much more important. I want to
have it over as quickly as possible, so
I'll be frank. I have met your daugh daughter.
ter. daughter. Mr. Garavei" the banker's eyes
widened in a look of disconcerting in intensity
tensity intensity "and I am in love with her
sort of a shock, isn't it? It was to me.
I'd like to tell you who I am and any anything
thing anything else you may wish to know."
"My dear sir. you surprise me if you
are really serious. Why. you have seen
her but once a moment, at the the theater."
"I met her before that night, out at
your country place. I had been hunt hunting
ing hunting and on my way home through the
woods I stumbled upon your swim swimming
ming swimming pool. She directed me to the
"But even so!"
"Well, I loved her the first Instant I
"I knew nothing of this. If you had
reason to think that your suit wbuld
be acceptable, why did you not come
to me before?"
"I couldn't r didn't know your
name. .1 was nearly crazy because 1
couldn't so much as learn the name of
the girl I loved!" Kirk plunged con confusedly
fusedly confusedly into the story of his meeting
That is a strange tale." said Senor
Garavei when he had finished. "If you
would tell me something about your yourself
self yourself I might know better in what light
to regard this affair."
"Gladly though there isn't much to
tell. Just now I'm working on the
P. R. R as assistant to Runnels the
master of transportation, you know, i
like the work and expect to be promot promoted.
ed. promoted. I have a little money just enough
to give me a fresh start If I should lose
out here, and oh. well, I'm poor, but
honest. I suppose that's about the
size of it.' He paused, vaguely con conscious
scious conscious that he had not done himself
justice. "My father is a railroad man
In Albany. N. Y."
"In what capacity is he employed,
may I ask?"
Kirk grinned at this. and. seeing a
copy of Bradstreet's on the banker's
table, turned to his father's name,
which he pointed out rather shame-,
facedly. Senor Garavei became in instantly
stantly instantly less distant.
"Of course the financial world knows
Darwin K. Anthony." said he. "Even
we modest merchants of the tropics
have heard of him. and that his son
should seek to win success upon his
own merits is greatly to his credit 1
congratulate you. sir, upon your ex excellent
cellent excellent progress.
"I ought to tell you. sir. that 1 am
not on good terms with my father at
present In fact he has cast me
off. That Is why l am hre support supporting
ing supporting myself by hard work, instead of
living in idleness. But I'm beginning
to like the work and I'll make good
I'll do it If only to show my father
hi3 mistake. That's what I care about
most I don't want his money. It's
easier to make money than I thought
But I must succeed, for his sake and
"May I inquire the cause of this
"Oh. general worthlessness on my
part. 1 suppose. Come to thirk of It. I
must have been a good deal of a cross.
I never did anything very fierce,
though. He smiled a little sadly.
quick light of thought flashed
through the banker's eyes. He was a
keen judge of men.
"Well, well." he said, with a trace
of impatience, "there Is no need to go
Into the matter further. Your pro
posal is impossible for many reasous
it is Impossible, and yet your spirit
"Does that mean yon won't even al allow
low allow me to see your daughter?"
"It would be useless."
"But I love Gertrudis. said Kirk,
Garavei looked a trifle pitying.
"You are by no means the first" he
said: "I have been besieged by many
who say always the same thing with without
out without Gertrudis they cannot they will
not. thev should not live. And yet I
have heard or no aeatns. Her mar marriage
riage marriage has been arranged.
"Do you think that Is quite fair to
her? If she loves Ramon Alvarez"
Once again G a ravel's brows signaled
surprise. "Ah. you know?"
"Yes, sir. I was about to say if she
really loves him I can't make any dif difference.
ference. difference. But suppose she should care
"Again it could make no difference
once she had married Ramon. Bat she
is too young to know her own mind.
Youth is headstrong and blinded by
dreams; hence It is better that mar marriage
riage marriage should be arranged by older per persons."
sons." persons." "Exactly. That's why I want you to
arrange mine." The banker smiled in
"She has been promised to Ramon.
spite of. Mtn.seir. tor ne was not wun wun-out
out wun-out a sense of humor, and the young
man's sincerity was winning.
"It is out of the question." he said;
"useless to disruss. Forgetting for the
moment all other considerations, there
is an obstacle to your marriage into a
Spanish family which you do not stop
to "onsider. 'one which might well
prove insurmountajile. I speak of reli religion."
gion." religion." "No trouble there, sir."
"You are then a Catholic?"
"It was my mother's faith, and I
was brought up in it until she died.
After that I sort of neglected it. You
see. I am more of a Catholic- than any anything
thing anything else."
"What we call a 'bad Catholic?'"
"Yes. sir. Rut if I were not it
wouldn't make any difference. Chi
quita is my religion."
"Who?" The father started.
"1-1 call her that." Kirk explained
in confusion: "to myself, of course."
"Indeed! So do I." said Senor Gara
vel dryly. For a moment he frowned
in meditation. There were many
things to 'consider. lie felt a certain
sympathy for this young man. with his
straightforwardness and artless brus brus-querie.
querie. brus-querie. Moreover, though the banker
was no great respecter of persons, the
mention of Darwin K. Anthony had
Impressed him. If Kirk were all that
he seemed he had no doubt of the ulti ultimate
mate ultimate reconciliation of father and son
At ail events it would do no harm to
learn more of this extraordinary suit suitor,
or, suitor, and meanwhile he must treat him
with respect while carefully guarding
his own dignity against possibly Im Impertinent
pertinent Impertinent advances.
"She has been promised to Ramon."
he said, at ast. "and I have considered
her future quite settled. Of course,
such arrangements are frequently al altered
tered altered for various causes, even at the
last moment but who knows?" He
shrugged his shoulders. "She may not
wish to entertain your suit So why
discuss It? Why make plans or prom promises?
ises? promises? It Is a matter to be handled
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The two men rose and shook hands;
Kirk was not altogether cast down by
the result of the interview. lie un understood
derstood understood the banker's allusion to the
possible change of arrangements, and
felt sure from what Cbjijuita had told
him that the marriage with Ramon
could not take place after the true na
ture of Ga ravel's political aspirations!
The truth was that Andres GaraVel
had not hesitated long after that
memorable night at the Tivoll before
accepting the brilliant prize which the
Cortland t had dangled so alluringly
before his eyes, and the decision once
made, he hud entered into the scheme
with all his soul. He was wise enough,
however, to leave his destiny largely
in their hau'ds.
It was not long after Kirk's visit to
the bank-that Garavei, during, a conference-
with, the Cortlandts. took oc occasion
casion occasion to bring up the young man's
name. Cortlandt had been called to
the telephone, and Edith was left free
to answer without constraint.
"1 have seen you and him riding
quite frequently. her guest remarked,
with polite interest. ls he. then, an
"Yes. we are very fond of him. lie
will be promoted soon, by the way, al although
though although he doesn't know it He Is to
replace Runnels as soon as he is able.
Kirk Is certain to succeed, and old
Anthony will come round, if I know
Garavei smiled. 'well pleased that he
Jiad treated his recent visitor with
proper consideration. After all. why
not invite the young fellow to his
house? That would be rather a sig significant
nificant significant step according to Spanish cus custom,
tom, custom, yet he need not be bound by it
He could put a stop to the affair at
any time. Besides, despite his frequent
protestations to the contrary, he was
somewhat influenced by his daughter's
desire for more liberty. It was not fair
to her. he thought in his heart, that
she should know only Ramon. One rea reason
son reason especially appealed to his pride. If
a break came between him and Al Alfa
fa Alfa rez. Ramon must not appear to have
jilted Gertrudis. If. meanwhile, she
had another suitor, and one of distin distinguished
guished distinguished family, the affair would wear
a better look. It cannot be denied that
the name of Darwin K. Anthony ran
musically in his ears.
"The boy has the right stuff in him,
Edith went on. "He began at the bot bottom
tom bottom only a few months ago. preferring
to work his way up. though he was
offered a first rate position to begin
She would have said more, but Just
at that moment her husband entered.
"You were saying that Alfarez sus suspects.
pects. suspects. said Certlandt, addressing Gar Garavei.
avei. Garavei. "Has he said anything?"
"Not to me as yet. but he surely must
know. The rumors must have reached,
him. He is cold, and Ramon -acts
queerly. I feel guilty almost as if 1
had betrayed a friend.
"Nonsense! When the time comes
you will be called for. But it must be
the voice of the people calling. Bocas,
Cbirlqui. Colon they must all demand
Garavei." Cortlandt sighed. "I shall
be very glad when it is over. He
looked more pale, more bloodless, more
world weary than ever.
"You need have no fear that It will
cause serious trouble between you and
the general. Mrs. Cortlandt assured
Garavei. "Ramon hould be able to
effect peace, no matter what happens.
"Ah. 1 am not so sure that there will
be a marriage between Gertrudis and
"Is she growing rebellious? Cort Cortlandt
landt Cortlandt inquired. "If I were you. then.
I wouldn't force her. A loveless mar
riage Is a tragic thing.
His wife nodded her agreement.
"Not exactly rebellious. She would
do whatever 1 asked regardless of her
own feelings, for that is the way we
Spaniards bring up our daughters, but
the Is cold to Ramon, and he, I believe.
Is suspicious of my Intentions toward
his father. Therefore the situation is
strained. With Gertrudis I cannot be
severe, but unless It becomes necessary
to mase conmnons witn my 01a menu,
Alfarez, I should prefer to let the girl
have her own way.
It was about this time, perhaps two
weeks after Kirk had replied to his
father's letter, that Runnels called him
In one day to ask:
"Do yon know, a man named Clif Clifford?"
ford?" Clifford?" "No.
"He dropped In this morning, claim claiming
ing claiming to be a newspaper man from the
States; wanted to know all about ev everything
erything everything on the canal and the usual
thing. He didn't talk like a writer,
though. I thought you might know
him. He asked about you.
"Me?" Kirk pricked up his ears.
"1 gathered the Impression he was
trying to pump me." Runnels eyed
his subordinate shrewdly. "I boosted
"Is he short and thick set?
"No; tall and thin. As Kirk merely
looked at him In a puzzled way. he
continued: "I suppose we're all sus suspicious
picious suspicious down here, there's so much of
that sort of thing. If he has anything
"He's got nothing on me."
"I'm glad of that. You're the best best-man
man best-man 1 have, and that shakeup I told
you about Is coming off sooner than I
expected. I'd hate to have anything
happen to you. Do you think you could
hold down my job?"
"What? Do you really mean ItT
"It goes without saying that I'd like
to be master of transportation, but not
until you're through.
"Well, the old man has had another
row with Colonel Jolson and may not
wait for his vacation to quit I'm
promised the vacancy."
"Then you have seen the colonel?"
"No, but I have seen Mrs. Cortlandt.
I felt I had a right to ask something
from her In return for what I did for
you. I know that sounds rotten, but
youH understand how it is. Colonel
Jolson wants his brother-in-law, Blake Blake-ley,
ley, Blake-ley, to have the place, but I'm entitled
to it and she has promised to fix it for
me. If I go up you go too. That's
why I was worried when this Clifford
"There is something. 1 suppose. 1
ought to tell you. although it doesn't
amount to much. 1 was mixed up in
a scrape the night I left New York. A
plain clothes man happened to get his
head under a falling bottle and nearly
died from the effects."
"This Clifford party is stopping at
the Hotel Central. Better 'look him
"I will." said Kirk, feeling more con concern
cern concern than he cared to show, but his
apprehension turned out to be quite
unfounded. On inspection Clifford
proved to bear no resemblance what whatever
ever whatever to Williams, nor did he -seem to
have any concealed design. He was a
good sort, apparently, with a knack of
making himself agreeable, and In the
weeks that followed he and Kirk be became
came became quite friendly. Meanwhile, no
word had come from Senor Garavei,
and Kirk was beginning to fret But
just as he' had reached the limit of his
patience he received a note which
transported him with joy.
Senor Andres Garavei, he read, would
be In the city on the following Tuesday
evening, and would be pleased to have
him call. '
Even with his recent experiences of
Spanish etiquette Kirk hardly realized
the extent of the concession that had
been made to him. ne knew nothing
of the tears, the pleadings and the spir spirited
ited spirited championship of his cause that
had overborne the last parental objec objection.
tion. objection. It was lucky for him that Chi
quita was a spoiled child aud Garavei
a very Americanized Spaniard. How However,
ever, However, as It was. he went nearly mad
with delight and had hard work to re refrain
frain refrain from shaving himself twice that
Tuesday evening, so overcareful was he
about his toilet, yet his excitement was
as nothing omiired to that of Allan,
who looked on with admiration tern,
pered by anxious c riticism.
"It will be n grand wedding, sar." he
exclaimed. "H'AHan will be there for
giving you away"
. The residence of Senor Garavei Is
considered one of the show placet of
Panama. It is of Spanish an-hite-ture.
bulli of 'hrick and fii'T and embe!
iished with highly niatsiMir?M Iron Iimi
etudes.. It stands ujwn jt .-orrer oreir
looking one of the .several put.ii put.ii-squares,
squares, put.ii-squares, guarded From the street ly
breast high stone wall 'r-owiinl
a stout iron fen'-e Diajronnllv 4;-jm.
site and runninir the full ioiti'th of tU
block Is a huge weather st:tind e-ith-dral.
and frontimr trwo t!i f"te-w- t'r
street Is a tiny shrine wilh ;n ??:
the Madonna sinilinir lov-ivr?rd .-
nsght its bright radiance nfjttf ? r!t
darkness round siho-it and iii'!s tb
sit a -ert.-!iti s-M tity
An ftidlrfn vohkmi. In l;ir'i tri
i-Olors. twr ln-' rMf i!-'s; ifi slll
dais, admitfe; iii. ;iri- the h-ttiket
himself uet him in tfie.hn!! He le.
r the way Into a rre-t i:irr'i nar'or
whre. to llrk embarrassment.- h
found ijnite a onipanv slathered 1 1 i
host formally presented him fo them
one after iinother. There were Sen
Pedro Garavei. a brother of Andres:
Senora Garavei. his wife, who was fat
aud short of wind: the two Misses
Garavei. their daughters: then a little
wrinkled, brown old lady in stiff black
silk who spoke no English. Kirk gath gathered
ered gathered that she was somebody's annt or
grandmother. Last of all. Gertrudis
came shyly forward and put her hand
in his. then glided back to a seat be behind
hind behind the old lady. Just as they were
seating themselves another member of
the family appeared this time a -second
cousin from Guatemala. Like the
grandmother. he was as Ignorant of
English as Kirk was of Spanish, but
be had a pair of frightfully intense
black eyes with which he devoured the
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