The Ocala evening star


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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Weather Forecast: Fair, continued
cold tonight, frost tonight to twenty twenty-fifth
fifth twenty-fifth parallel; Tuesday fair, warmer.
VOL 26. NO. 4

7 r i



Colossal Problems of Government Are
Up for the Careful Consideration
of this Session of Congress
(Associated Pres)
w Washington, Jan.. 5. Returning to
work today after two weeks' holiday,
jCongrs3 faced one of the busiest ses sessions
sions sessions n itshistory and a staggering
array of problems awaiting solution.
, Adjournment is not expected before
fall a ;d the only break in the long
4 sessio i members can look forward to
is the brief recess to be taken coin coincident
cident coincident with the holding of the national
party conventions durin gthe summer.
" Politi al speeches iff record breaking
numbers are looked for.
sp:rp practice stopped
The Federal Trade Commission to
day hold Jhat selling sugar in com
bination with other goods to force
purchasers to buy other things in


der to obtain sugar, was an unfair overthrow the government, according
method of competition and ordered a to information gathered by federal
Chicago concern to stop the practice, agents in Friday night's wholesale
j round-up of members of the com com-WILSON
WILSON com-WILSON WILL SEND SOME jmunist and communist labor parties.
AVORDS j a definite program to expand the two
Prerident Wilson will send "impor-lfj. disturbances for the purpose of

tant voids of greeting" to the dinner
Jucksfn Day,-it was announced today
wl, xxn,: TT,io
av v li f f ill uvu
ic ,.;. IT UP
cna rmenoi tne senate ana nouse
naval jommittees are expected to con
xer on tne question oi a joint mvesti-
gation of the whole subject of naVal
decorr:icns arouna wnicn nas center-
ed a. ham controversy in the navy
Washington, Jan. 4. Members of
Senate and House began to return to
Washington yesterday for' the recon
- :

yening of Congress at noon Monday. ieral strike campaign.
The-Senate will resume debate, on'"" '-IT..
the Sterling sedition bill, penalizing CRYSTAL RIVERS -;
attempts to overthrow the govern-! BUSINESS SECTION

ment,' while in the House the case of j
Victor Berger4 the Milwaukee social-j
ist re-elected after the House unseat-!

ed him, is expected to come up with morning informed the Star, that al al-prospects
prospects al-prospects of summary action again.nicst the entire-business section of
denying Berger a seat. -Crystal River had been consumed .by
The House also on Monday will fire. We have not been able to .obtain
hear speeches on the Irish and otherjj particulars, btit have rbeen told that
xi j i i, i.MA. tttri-t".j : i.

quesuons anu ueijin worjv wluc luiiKiiour uiuciu contaiiiiiigsJti,tni 'swrca
'string 'of appropriation bills which' were, burned, and the loss foots up

- - promise to Keep tne lower Doay en-
- gaged for months to come with rigid
economizing promised by the repub republican
lican republican leadership.
Devalopments toward disposal of
. the German peace treaty are expected
: this week, but with few leaders en entertaining
tertaining entertaining hope for definite action
much before February. Compromise

conferences continued yesterday but!
the Senate will reassemble next week
with no tangible basis for a settle settlement
ment settlement affected during the holiday re recess
cess recess ; The program of legislation await awaiting
ing awaiting Congress is virtually intermin interminable,
able, interminable, including arniy and navy poli policies
cies policies a. id measures to deal with indus-
trial disputes,' development of natural
"f-esoures and innumerable recon recon-5
5 recon-5 struction problems.
The first legislation to be complet
ed is the railroad reorganization
measure and the oil, gas, coal and
phosphate land leasing bill, both of
which, are in conference wtth the
prospect of enactment this month.
Committee chairmen of both bodies
yesterday laM out extensive plans
for r-ork
beginning immediately,

Many hearings are scheduled together! he expects to take a course in me me-with
with me-with rumerous investigations, includ-.chanical engineering. He enlisted in

ing in iuiries into bolsheviki and other
rndiw nronacranda. the navy war

decor? tion awards, the federal trade. an education while you learn a trade,
commission and its employes, the coal; The following educational course is
situat Dn, war expenditures, the Mex-( being taught: Clerical course, com com-ican
ican com-ican situation and print paper con-fmercjai course, civil service course,
ditions. radio and telegraphic course, drafting
. lecurse, modern language course and
LEGION MEETS j elementary English course.
TOMORROW NIGHT j Do not stand back because it is the
; army; it might help you. Come up
Mar'on County Post No. 1. of the and talk it over with the recruiting
American Legion, meets in regular i officer, room 301, postoffice building,
session tomorrow night at 8 o'clock at j
flila. The: Miss Christine Close was hostess to

tne i 'aiu ui Aouc x i
meeti-g is being held tomorrow night a theater party Saturday afternoon,!
in vie-.v of the fact that the regularhonoring her friend. Miss Mary Bird-1

night 'ell on-New Year's day. i&ey. After a jolly time witnessing
The adjutant of the post has receiv- the picture. Miss Close invited herj
ed nonces of chanages in regard to the guests to the Court Pharmacy for re-j
ratioril dues of the organization and freshments. The afternoon with MissjJ
with -egard to the subscriptions to Close as hostess and Miss Birdsey as
tie A merican Legion Weekly. The honoree will .always be remembered; J
chancs which were made by the na-iwit ha great deal of pleasure by the,,
t-nnnl convention in Minneapolis will young folks present, who Tvere MisseajJ
iS5r3SW adjustment on theWdred Crosby, Mildred Bullock Cor-
i f neha Dozier, Jeannette Culverhouse,' Z

I'm.! il. Unnl nncf AtlTlnfr
l-jrC'&i- s

UJ- YTiprted til at at

' meeting plans ior tne acnTi:r;uc uuwcu,

lTlK yCar Will VUi-miv.. -
1 K J --ooft5vrjapdJrfjCarn,rj
Rer ember the Ocala Exchange &i Tl ?, :
Co wants your furs. 6-lm I Use the Star's Unclassified Cohan.


Department of Justice Agents All
Over the Country Seeking Them
Out for Deportation
(Associated Pres3)
Washington, Jan. 5. Although
nearly 5000 persons have been arrest arrested
ed arrested since the last radical raid started
Friday night, department of justice
agents over the country still are seek seeking
ing seeking rout today members of the com communist
munist communist and communist labor organi organizations
zations organizations who thus far have escaped the
general drag-net. Nearly 3000 of those
arrested" have been held for deporta-r
tion proceedings. V
(Associated Press)
Washington, Jan. 4. Radical lead-
iers planned to develop the recent steel
or-land coal strikes into a revolution tot
jwol.unB every bemu ox ur
! an,ized government was disclosed m
evjueence eamereu in uau a sture ui i
evideence gathered in half a score of
cities. This data, officials said, tended
to Drove that the nation-wide raids
i had nipped the most menacing revolu
jtionary plot yet unearthed.
. Officials indicate that both
of radicals were only
pcrtiine moment
olher casases 0f
rt f atatioj, employed among the
.LLtl a"
Ue foreign element of the communist
and communist labor parties, infor-
i nation described as conclusive reveal-
ed that the payrolls had been loaded
with agitars to be sent suddenly to
every fertile field in support of a gen-
steel wuiftcis aim tuai utuicis. auiuiik i
'A telephone message early this
two hundred thousand dollars. Insur Insurance
ance Insurance unknown. The fire started in
Miller's Hall and broke out at four
o'clock this morning.
Mr. Chester Arthur Lovell of Fort
McCoy, died yesterday afternoon at
2:15 o'clock' at his home. Mr. Lovell
has a wide circle of friends, not only
at Fort McCoy, but all over, the coun county,
ty, county, who will be deeply grieved to hear
of his death. He is survived by his
father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Arn-lmg-
Lovell, and their Ynany friends
sympathize with them in their great
kss. The funeral services were held
this afternoon at 3 o'clock and the
body was laid to rest in the cemetery
at Fort McCoy. Rev. McCants offic officiated.
iated. officiated. The Pyles & Perkins Co. had charge
of the funeral arrangements.
Harry Levine of Brooksville, enlist enlisted
ed enlisted in the armv here Saturdav. He
was Snt to Camn Meade. Md.. where
the tank corps.
Here is x your chance, boys, to get
ierU Marv Birdsey. Frances Lummus


to fli,i"V on anion? i n . .... . i ... ..

i x x nmnn.nnri Taceio Tfttv PnWorhr.iicp Ann I :n thp-1 m

the com- Uenon UliKonibcxton, Marian aiei-


Ambassador Wallace's Request Indi Indicates
cates Indicates that America Resumes
Its Individualism
(Associated Press)
Paris, Jan. 5. Hugh Wallace, Am American
erican American ambassador, has asked the su supreme
preme supreme council to precede future de-
cisions of the council with the for formula
mula formula "Allied Powers" instead of the
"Allied and Associated Powers
which has' been used in the past, ac according
cording according to the Echo de Paris. 'This,"
says the newspapers, "marks the de determination
termination determination of the United States not
to participate fficially in the decis decisions
ions decisions to be reached in Paris."
Paris, Jan. 5. The supreme council
this morning finally decided on the
wording of the note to the German
delegation confirming the verbal

statement made regarding indemnity

for .the Scapa Flow sinkings. The note
is to be delivered at the same time
the protocol is signed.

Yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock, The services were largely attended,
Mr. George L. Pitt ofSavaannah andjfer the memory- of the young wife

Miss. 0ra Elva Leggett of Ocala werejnnd mother -were sincerely cherished

, l i
married at the home of the bride's
parents on West Fifth street. Only j
the family and a few close friends
were present. The ring, ceremony was j
used and Rev. C M. Brittain 'of the
"... ll11- "!
quantities of chrj-anthemum andt
asparagus fern, the color motif being!.
green and white. Little Miss Eleanor j
Blankenship, daintily dressed, wasj
the ring bearer, carrying the ring in
the center of a bride's rosebud. The
young bride never looked prettier
than she was in her wedding coat suit
j of.-, hand -blue, serge -with accessories:
to match. The grom wore a conven conventional
tional conventional black .tailored suit. Preceding
Hhe ceremony the bride's parents serv-
ied an elegant dinner to the invited
guests. Mrs. Pitt, with her parents,
lias made Ocala her home for almost a
year and during thi3 comparatively
short residence made many friends'
who gave her a brilliant send-off. MrJ
Pitt is a railroad man and holds a;
Mpujisiunc F"BiuuH wiui we oca-
bard in Savannah, where he and his:
bride will in the future reside, after
a short bridal trip down the east
: I
Miss Marv Birdsv. one of our
most charming visitors during the.!
Christmas holidays, left this after afternoon
noon afternoon for Miss Shippa' School at Hen Hen-dersonville,
dersonville, Hen-dersonville, N. C-, after two weeks'
visit with her mother at the home of
the latter's parents, Col. and Mrs. J.
M. Martin. The many friends that
this young lady made in our city are
looking forward to a return visit from
her in the near future. Miss Birdsey
U preparing to enter Wellesley Col-(
lege two years hence. 4
J. H. Spencer

awaiting an op- Ujj:--
f rr TuVrv novo en n3Ti1ir? MitnA .hIa a ULn.. miA

V c iwas an exceedingly pretty one. iie:iOft ma one most necessary to tneir : other intoxicating malt or


Announces that they are now Handling Storage Batteries and
maintain a fully equiped service station for recharging batteries.
Complete line of GOODYEAR and UNITED STATES Tires and
Tubes. AH kinds of Automobile Accessories, and a full line of
parts for the BUiCK.


SPENCER & PEDRICK, Prbprlctors.
" When Better Automobiles Are Built buick Will Build Them ?

Ocklavvaha Avenue


Got Very Much the Worst of It in a
Clash in Asia Minor with
the Greeks
(Associated Press?
Saloniki, Jan. 5. Greek occupation
forces have clashed with the Turks
near Ddemishe, Asia Minor, and grave
losses were inflicted upon the Turks,
according to an official statement is issued
sued issued at army headquarters here.
Gnly a few Greeks were wounded.
Copenhagen, Jan. 5 Riga dis dispatches
patches dispatches today declare Lettish troops
have broken the bolsheviki front along
the Dvina. Numerous prisoners. were
taken, it is asserted, and the bolshe bolsheviki
viki bolsheviki are retreating rapidly.
fMoliowajr were tenderly laid to rest
j i j j n j
home at Mcintosh. The funeral serv services
ices services took place in the Christian church
at Mcintosh, Rev. C. W. White, the
I Methodist pastor of Ocala, officiating.
among those who knew her as a girl,
i v i
a9 well as by the friends she made in
this city; Interment was made in the
Hclloway lot in Mcintosh cemetery.
The sincere sympathy of ; all goes.!
Marion county sustained the loss cf
one of its good old citizens when
Isaac W. Poring pa3?ed away at the
home of his son-in-law, J. E. Thomas;
at Sparr Saturday afternoon at three
o-ciocK. -1
Tha deceased," who wns 75-years of
3e, has spent most of his days in
Marion, ccuuty, where he leaves many
friends to moutn his death besides hi?
immediate family, who have the sym sympathy
pathy sympathy of-th whole com nr.nity.
Mr. Boring is survived by his wife,
three sonr, J. W. Brm of Fort My
ers. A. D. Borintr cf Lakeland' and I;!
W. Boring Jr., of Lakeland, and. four

anugntcrF, Mrs. Lreorjjr jrasteur orjjt' id the third ship rpon wnicn nre
cf Anthony. Mr. A." Davis- of fdf undetermined origin has' broken
Ring's Ferry, Mrs. W. R. Brown of 'out along the Staten Island shore-the
Avondale, Ala., Mrs. W. W. Awyeritast few days.
0f Brooksville and Mrs. J. E. Thomas: :
of Sparr. j AUTO ACCIDENT f
The fureral, whirh was in charge NEAR ORLANDO

the Pyles & Perkins Co., wes held)
at the residence and the body was. t

laid to its "final rest in the. cemetery well known produce dealer and xnera xnera-at
at xnera-at Anthony. jber of a wealthy Florida family, was
j killed instantly on the outskkts of
Rye, rape and oats. Get our prices J Orlando yesterday afternoon when an
before buying. The Ocala Seed automobile, which it is said he was
Store. 17-tfwj driving himself, crashed into a tree
'while trying to avoid a collision "with
We have an excellent line Of Per-! an approaching team of mules. Sher-

fames and Toilet Waters and ask your J
inspection. Gerigs Drug Store. 19-tfJ

Local Agents for ttie Old


Acetylene Welding Opr Specially

and Osceola 3L


Many Lives Lost and Disturbance
Spread Across Ten States
of Mexico
(Associated Press)
Mexico City, Jan. 5. Ten Mexican
states were shaken by an earthquake
which Saturday night destroyed at
least two villages and caused many
deaths in the state of Vera Cruz. Re Reports
ports Reports last night indicated the center
of the disturbance near Mount Ori Orizaba,
zaba, Orizaba, a volcano about seventy mile3
west of Vera Cruz. Teccelo, a village
northeast of the Volcano, was virtual virtually
ly virtually destroyed and' a similar fate befell
Courtlan, a small hamlet' in the
Madrid, Jan. 5 Earthquake shocks
were felt in the Canary ; Islands yes yesterday,
terday, yesterday, according to dispatches from
LesPalmasV- Great crevices opened in
the earth froro which smoke is issu issuing.
ing. issuing. A volcanic eruption is feared.
F riends of John Barleycorn May as
Well Make Up Their Minds
to Give Up the Fight
Associated Preaa
Washington, Jan. 5. The supreme
court today declared constitutional
sections of tha Volstead prohibition
per cent or more alcohol,
Beer con-
taining 2.75 per cent alcohol is illegal
under the war-time prohibition act,
the court also decided. The court's
decision was by a five to four vote,
Justices Day Vandeventer, McRey
nolds and Clarke dissenting.
Big Steamer Pretoria Third to Suffer
4 r ia New York Harbor in.
a Few Days
New York, Jan. 5. Fire of unde undetermined
termined undetermined oricn caused $100,000 dam damage
age damage to the steamship Pretoria at the
bier this morninr. The vessel is a for-
mpr Oe, man liner reeentlv delivered
to Great Britain by the United States.
Orlando. Van. 4, Walker Reid, a
iff Gordon ordered an njquest, which
found the accident unavoidable.
W. IL Pedriclx
GcsJo, Florida 2



It Will be the First Sleeting in Weeks
and Many Important Affairs
Will Come Up
The Marion County Board of Trade
meetis in regular session Thursday
nif;ht, January 8 at 8 o'clock. .This
3 the first meeting held in several
weeks and the attendance should be
large. Thursday night'3 neeting will
be somewhat in the nature of the
preliminary to the annual meeting cf
the trade body which falls on Thurs Thurs-day
day Thurs-day nightj January 22. Notices of any
chances in the constitution and by bylaws
laws bylaws of the organization will have to
be given at this week's meeting. The
year 1S20 has opened with optimistic,
predictions from all parts of the
world. It promises to be cne of the
biggest years that Florida has ever
known. The annual meeting of the
Marion County Board of Trade this
year, therefore, is going to be of much
importanca to the city cid county,
The city and county are faced with a
bij? opportunity. t
At the meeting Thursday, night, of
this week, will be considej ed the part
which Ocala and Mai ion county are to
play in ths organization of the Flor Florida
ida Florida Development Association,' the
state-wide body which is being organ organized
ized organized as a result of the campaign made
the past fall by Clement S. Ucker, ex executive
ecutive executive vice president of the. South South-em
em South-em Settlement and Development As Association.
sociation. Association. Mr. John Lw Edwards of 5
Ocala, yho represented the Marion
County Board of Trade at the couven-
tion. in Jacksonville on November 25,
was appointed a member cf the organ
izing committee of this new state
wide body. Mr. Edwards desires to
have the plans of the new proposed
organization placed before the next
meeting of the Board of Trade. At
this time the need for a state-wide
body for the development of Florida
is very marked.
Shady, Jan. 3 Christmas in Shady
is passing of? as merrily as a mar
riage bell. We say "passing off" be because
cause because the feeling is stfll in the air,
tho the day has raassed At the Bap Baptist
tist Baptist church on Christmas eve there
was a pretty little tree and an ap appropriate
propriate appropriate program. A good shed
crowd was present and good cheer
prevailed. Old Santa came in on time
and the merry youngsters gave him &
rousing welcome and kept him busy
the rest of the evening, and he is com coming
ing coming again next Christmas in his auto
sleigh and all the littls boys and girls
must be good till then.
Mr. and Mis. Holland and "Miss
'Naomi spent Wednesday and Thurs-
j cay at Zuber with Mr. and Mrs,
Mr. Will Leak and family went to
Lakeland last week to spent part cf
the holidays with relatives there.
Misses Janet and Grace Turner are
visiting their sister. Mrs. George Da Davis
vis Davis at Inglis.
Mrs. George Turner and Burke and
Marvin are at Pinsland enjoying
visit to Mrs. Turner's' daughter, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Blair came up
from Oakland to spend the holidays
with Mrs. Blair's parcnt3, Mr. and
Mrs. S. L. Redding.
Mr. and Mr?. Leonard and family
attended the Christmas exercises at
the church Wednesday evening and
viited Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Redding
last week week-Clarence
Clarence week-Clarence Redding of Gaiter and
Harold Smith of Ocala, were guests
of the Douglas boys during Christmas
Arthur Douglas Jr. was one cf a
merry party of hunters at Gaiter last
week. This party, Mr. and Sirs.
Leonard Redding and Clarence and
Ralph Redding of Orange avenue,
went to the swamp and camped a
few days and found some game and
a big bunch of fun and an all round
good time.
Mr. ?nd Mrs. J. M. Douglas and
Miss Ella Goerke of Weirsdale were
Monday morning callers at Spring
Mrs. B. J. Woods received the sad
news of the death of her sister. Miss
A'ta Crews of Macclenny Tuesday.
Uer friends extend to her their sym sympathy.
pathy. sympathy. v
Mr. and Mrs. A. Ri Douglas and
children and Mr. H. W. Douglas went
to Crystal River and spent the day
last Friday. We could write a lot
about that trip but the ed'tor wouldn't
permit us space to do it justice. It
was a perfect day and the party en enjoyed"
joyed" enjoyed" every minute of the time.
Mr. and Sirs. Bailey and children
of Chambliss crossing," were Sunday
afternoon visitors at the home of Mr.
andjilrs. Fred BuhL
-VLr and Mrs. E.- Leitner Ley and
two children of Jacksonville arrived
Saturday night anad were the guests
of their uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs.
A. Ri Douglas till Wednesday.




fubitehd Kvery Day Except Sndy by
tT4D piTltr THlvr rnMPU'Y
ii. k. Carroll, reident
v. Lavenoi, seervtary-TrraNorer
J. ii. UenjamU, fcirtltor
Entered at Ocala, Fla.. poitoffice as
;econd-claes mattt r.
Mnlne OfUce
i:ltor1al Department . .
Tvo-sev;ii i"itiss

The Associated Pres-s ia exclusively: tv, , ,
entitled for the use for republication of -' lhe present system has been hand hand-.iil
.iil hand-.iil new dispat-3'ics -credited to it or ed down from the days of horse-drawn
uVhToi'V? vehicles, plenty of labor and cheap
ah rights of republication of special rar.torials. The county has two or

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DO M EST I V 8 l.'HS (' II I IT I O X
One year, in advance
Six months, in advance
Three months, in advance...
One -month, in advance
katcs .its
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60 of

Display Plate 15 cent? perinch for'. v- j i. n a i
consecutive insertions Alternate Inser- on m n13 district all the time, regard regard-Uoos
Uoos regard-Uoos 25 per cent additional. Compost-' less of the fact that splitting the
lT fimiTS Zt piT iSSff. ,eSiSlS '' unty'. working force into some some-position
position some-position 20 per cent additional. Rates times as many as five units reduces
based on 4-lneh minimum. Less thanifL. i oj B
four Inches will take higher rate,fthe work done to a minimum, and at
which will be furnished upon applica- .the. same time doubles or triples the


Uendlncr ntlrM 5 oPflts nor lln ftleXpenSe.

flrat Insertion; 3 cents per line for each i
subsequent insertion. One change a
Buimeueni insertion. one cnanffe a Tt
w thnit

coropoBitlon chargee. !the most needed place until that place
ilgal advertlsementa at legal rates. wa3 in good condition; then it should
. -'go to the next most needed place. The
Some folks are anxious to see the .commissioners should decide as a
h. c. of 1 come down with a rush, j whole where the road force should
Easy, brethren; let's be content if it;work and the of a district
ctmica down at all with a slow and. should not expect to obtain a fraction

?y W. &uuut:ii urop wquw mean,of
n smasn.
Begin now to save up money to
pay your income tax. It will be due
March 15, and not so high as xt wfi.
laU year. Pay and look- pleasant ; It's :

.paying-. -unci aara tnanjnen He should have the entire force
under-him. and it would probably be

Kaiser. Bill.
We have received the initial instal-
mcnt of Pershing's campaign stuff.

uc. m ucidu wpnui awning e:Such engineer should not be inler-

general sends us over his own signa
Miami Herald says several people

in Us town are illtom drinking cor- 8ult3 such a th ghould
oner cocktails. We .thought Miami;, votd out and piacea with men
people could obtain good .hcker who can obtain them.
from the lovely.named place, Binimi,, The present system is out-of-date,
or,?f5 !t fjoice m the suggestive P-Lra8teful and inemcient. No matter
pellation of Bim-m-the-eye? how conscientious and industrious a
T . road overseer may be, he cant do the
Tn the past month there have been work of a skilled ngin6er.
8.X '.prosecutions m England, ont People from all over the county
charges of profiteering in food wp-:have complained to the -Star of the
Plies. Convictions were obtemed nvbad condition of the roads. Altho
rnl fseVnd f ve&esS $20,- is 8pending more mQney than
000, have been imposed. eyer for itg roads they are steadily
, XT . deteriorating. It is impossible to keep
Palatka News thinks that fifteen; many miIes 0f road np with such
million American women who can.a gmal, f which under pre8nt
vote will help Bryan secure the nomi-, CQnditions costs more to than
nation because he helped them secure did a j r one a few year3ag0.
SU? S fif inf!at It is, probable that if. three years
eu Little did Bryan do for thewom-1 a the coigsioners had Employed

ine average American woman is more
hfcely to remember how Bryan tried.
to jceep America in the same class,
. .

ine wnoiesaie rouna-up ot anar- From what we have heard voters tty
emtsts by government agents will'.A v

meet the approval, of the great ma-
jority of the American people, who
vnu -ao oe wen pieassa 11 entire
t unch of miscreants arc deported to
ihp lands from which they came. As
foi our homegrown boliheviki they
t!iould be put to breaking up rock on
the highways.
Mr.' Bruce Meflfert's papers have
been forwarded to Tallahassee, but he
cloes not expect his ccr.imic;.-icn in
time to meet w,th ls csunty- board
umorxow. iruce says no is m no
hurry to be sworn in, ns ho knovs he
i's going to be sworn at fro:n that
time on until his term ends. The
Star thr-t Bruce will riake a
f;ood commiss.onr and nominates
him for election to the ofUce in the
coming primary.
The shipping board has offered for
sale to Americ;
:an buyers tmrty for-
snips, including the
mer Geerman
r-iGrantic Levi&tVmri. the Genre? Wah-I
ington, the Agamemnon and other!
Wf.11 known n!ts?ni'ar n-r.r r.rrtro vp-
sels. The shis, which were" seized
hv fh TTnitP f?fo rinTc T.o wr 4
constituted a narl of the'eream of the'
German mercantile marine. Many of
them were used in the transport ser-

vice during ine war period ana tney -i w
are being offered for sale mainly on-Serate military affairs committee,
account of thecost of refitting them Other provisions are for a proper
for passenger service. The sale car-' garrison for our overseas possessions,
rics the restriction' that they must be-a smaller but efficient home force,
purchased by American buyers and available for minor military emergen emergen-must
must emergen-must be used on lines designated by cifS and the creation of two branches
the shipping board. By tha restric-'of the general staff, one to carry out
txtn. the shipping boatd hopes to car-1 the recommendations of the secretary
ry out its plan of establishing passen-iof war and the other to be with the
ger lines to all parts of the world, (troops in the field, thus removing" the
. j conditions where Pershing was subor-
. Adjutant General Catts will be in nate to General March. The plan
the city Wednesday or Thursday, to :outlined is practically" the same" as the
try and organize a machine gun pla- one outlined by General Pershjng and
toon as part of the national guard of the American Legioiw '
the state." We confess we1 have not
found much disposition among our Rye, rape and oats. Get our prices
ex-service men to enlist. There are before buying. The .. Ocala Seed
some forty or fifty members of old Store. , -7-tfw
Ccmpany A in the city, and they
seem to be very reluctant about again If you want ivory Pyralin gcods,
becoming members of the state troops, come in and inspect the large display
The opinion is general among them we have. You can get a small piece oi
that the national guard had the rough a complete Toilet Set. Lots A odd
end of it during the war, and they do pieces. Gerig's Drug Store. 12-tf
not want to serve in that capacity
again unless Congress passes another. We have an excellent line of Per-

md better law. All of which the Star
agrees with. However, the state needs

the troops, and those who enlist now,
under the present rather disadvan disadvantageous
tageous disadvantageous rules, will have the greater
merit, which will doubtless be recog-

nized when the law ia improved
something which is reasonably certain I
ito occur.
. A 1 .A 1 x A.
ajutanc uenerai vatts is
working hard against rather unfav-
orable circumstances to reorganize,
the guard, and the Star hopes that;
i ill l- j- l
.vrtm wui ijive juui a i-uruuu recep
i ;
With the beginning of the year, the
county commissioners should make a
radical change in the system of build-
thre gmall Qf men each witfa
boss and camp outfit, doing work
nonieoPanc doses.
The reason for this "scatteration"
an already small force seems to be
teach commissioner's constituents ex-
I neets him to have some work front'
The county should have
but one
-j anA a --V ir
" "'
the force to do tfae work in a rac.
tional manner.
XXTTt o is mnra f-Vikn fVtaf: Vi o -na rl
rtvaooW vfm Am oKolUh.
Xhe county ?hould employ a: skilled
enginecr and he should supervise the
wrk planning it in a scientific man-
nest to ikc xne mosx competent; oi
the present road overseers rto direct
the men under the enginecr,s ordera.
feted, with by either county or pre-
cinct politicians; He should be respon
iuA-,s.B: Kfi
cd itg force of roadworkcrs under him, i
and he had been able to show he was j
uo;;. . MCnifB i r,mrvrfiAn
'have voted for bonds last
ork bond money would be car.
ricd out in mudh the same manner
that ,work hc3 been carried out with
money raised by the regular tax levy,
and they voted accordingly. ,They
can hardly be blamed for doing so.
We. do not think the commissioners
are to blamo for the present system.
They found it when they took office.
It is really the fault of the people. As
we'. all. know, the principal argument
for is what he can do
or won't do in th way of roads for
his district. j
But this board of commissioners
can depart from this archaic plan, j
They can secure r.n engineer, consol consolidate
idate consolidate their read force and go about i
repairing roads in present d-iy style,
We believe the people of the county
I . ,f T v. :
would sustain them. If they didnt
M f j sore if he Tetl :
standing army of:
Provision for a
280,000 enlisted
men, a universal
training system and a national guard
system under state control and na
tlcnal supervision and a merit system
fcr Promotion of army ofiicers are in-j
Ciuaea in ine armv reorgamzauon am
fumes and Toilet Waters and ask your
'inspection. Gerig's JDrtig. Store. 19-tf


Mary Gr -cloy sat knitting at her
. desk a private or!ice of the Wood-
i worth Msnnf.-cturirii: company.- where j
for ten year sh had tvped for the en- j
glneer. Through tin- ..n,n-d slldlnz
windows lu the partition, which sepa-
rated her sanctum from th- countlng-
room, she eonld plainly hear Paymns- 1
ter Truesdule ami Mr. Doollng. the
bookkeeper, straightening out the pay- j
roll. There' was also an occasional j
word from the traveling man. Mr.
Bangs. j
"Oh, dear!" mused Mary, sighing, as j
she caUi?,ir a g1Impe ,lf nCTSOif fn the
lurtro mirror over Mr. liohey's desk
across th room. "I'm surely getting
old, yet I'd do it over again Ju3t'the
same. Anyway, mother had evry com comfort
fort comfort while she lived. If we did live in
two rooms. There'll always be com comfort
fort comfort for me In the remembrance of
that. No. I have no regrets, but -I can't
tleuy that I am very lonesome."
Mary was getting old. She had just
ripened Into full womanhood with no
more plumpness, than that which be belongs
longs belongs to the well-rounded curves of
twenty-eight. Always attractive, with
her perfectly matured grace and poise,
she was now positively beautiful.
And so the young men in the count counting:
ing: counting: room' 'must have thought, for all
of them had proposed during her years
at the plant. On being refused, they
had one by one found a life partner
"No." Mary had told thra. "While
mother lives my o!e duty is to care
for her." And she had csred for her
roost tenderly until the end. which was
now a year back.
: ."Miss -Greeley," called Truesdale
through the parti rids windows, "have
yon heard whether we're to have tiros
off tOiSee the. president? I believe he
is to land at eleven at Commonwealth'
"Yes." smllsd Mary sweetly. "But 1
hear Mr.f'Rbey talking Just outside
our door. H has Just been to tell the
department IheedSi Here he is he'll
tell you hitnseif."
The engineer, who enjoyed the same
princely salttry its the general manager,
was, owing to the absence of the lat latter.
ter. latter. In full charge. He opened the door
aud announced:
"They are going to knock off at 11 :30.
I advise that you go to the other end
of the works. You can see the presi president
dent president plainly from the windows there."
"All right, thank you," came from
Truesdale. "But we have a little more
to do."
Mr. Robey, a short, stout, austere ap appearing
pearing appearing little man. with steely cold
lue eyes aud a closely trimmed van van-;dyke,
;dyke, van-;dyke, now bnsied himself with s blue blueprint.
print. blueprint. "What a pity," thought Mary, her
eyes running casually over him. "What
a queer perfn he i?. to he sure living
tn a lovely house with no wife only
no golf, no tennis: no club, except to
vacht club, and only speed boats for &
Well, it is ll:r.0," announced that
gentleman rising, watch in hand. Jll
think I'll move down to the other end
of thebuilding." J
When near the ofiice, Mary met Mr.
Robey, who smiled nt the coincidence
of thelrVboth returning. "I am going
for a cigar," he ex? gained. Then he
courteously opened the door and they
entered. Crossing the soft carpeted
floor they went to their desks for the
sought-for articles.
Mary had picked up her knlttl3
and was rising to go, and Mr. Robey
had just found his cigars, but sat
glancing at a bluer.rlnt vrhenj
"Robey Is a boob!" It was Trues Truesdale
dale Truesdale talking.
"Nothing less," agreed Bangs.
The engineer and his secretary both
held high Ideals. Although they ab
horred eavesdropp'.ng, their surprise
held them spellbound
"Why, just think of it," expatiated
Truesdale as he
cigar. "Here is a
struck a light for his
mau thrown into the
daily companionship of the loveliest
nd wprme5t-hpnrtfl cirl in all Boston
ftnd he hasnt known enough in all
these years to make love to her. Cgh
I'm disgusted with his blindness
"Sanre here!" offered Bangs.
ge8 no bauty in anything but a con
f0un(Jed old engine!"
"If I were he," came from Doollng,
"1 wouldn't wait a minute. Td say.
Mery. will "you marry met
Slam! went the door.
As the youag men's footsteps grew
fainter down the corridor. Mr.. Robey
looked up from his blueprint and
across the room at Mary, who had
slumped Into her chair with her head
bent forward and her eyes resting con confusedly
fusedly confusedly oa' the desk.
Crossing the room tne dapper little
maajjald, one hand very tenderly on
Mary's shoulder ; with the other he
took Aer .right hand; and ralslnr f It
to his lips declared.:"
It was pretty queer. Miss Greeley,
but it was true. You beard what Dool Doollng
lng Doollng caldTd say, Mary, will you marry
me?1 Now I Intended to ask yon this.
I ask you now. Will you? Oh, wtll
you, dear?"
- Mary, still deeply crimsoned, looked
up through glistening eyes, and Mr.
Robey, seeing love snd h?prlDess In the
glance, stooped and kissed her".
Hand In hand, they sauntered down
the long passage in blissful. content, to
! where the loud cheering announced the
1 coming of the reat exemplar of peace.


Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. & A.
M., meets on the first and third;
Thursday evenings of each month at
7:30 o'clock until further notice.
H. O. Cole, W. M.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Ocala, Lodge Xo. ID. Conventions,
held every Monday evening at 7:30
o'clock at the Castle Hall, over the G.
C. Greene Co. drugstore. A cordial
welcome to visiting brothers.
W. W. Stripling, C. C.
Chas. K. Saot K. cf R. & S.
Ocala Chapter No. 23, O. E. S.J
meets at the Masonic hall the second
and fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Isabel Wesson, W. M. j
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary. ;
Fort King Camp No. 14 meet3 at j
K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every sec
ond and fourth Friday. Visiting sov sovereigns
ereigns sovereigns are always welcome.
W. W. Stripling, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk.
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evening
ning evening in each month in the Odd Fel-
lows' hall at 7:30 o'clock.
Miss Ruth Ervin, N. G.
Miss Ruth Hardee, Secretary.
OCALA LODGE NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent j
and Protective Order of Elks, meets )
the second and four Tuesday eve evenings
nings evenings of each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Lodge rooms
upstairs over Troxler's and the Book I
a nop, xxo main a tree u
J. H. Spencer, E. R.
E. J. Crook, Secretary.
, Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.t
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the old Star office building at seven
o'clock Florida time. This will be 8
o'clock Eastern or Ocala time. A
warm welcome always extended to
visiting brothers.
H. R. Luffman, N. G.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
R. A. M. CHAPTER No. 13
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13rR. A. M., on the first
Friday in every month at 8 p, in.
C. E. Connor, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Mystic Number Forty.
The number Forty" plays an im important
portant important part in Mohammedan ritual,
the sultan gave Aladdin 40 days in
which to find the lost palace. In the
Vbu.sand and One Nights entertain entertainment
ment entertainment the Third Calendar had a pros prosperous
perous prosperous voyage for 40 days and was
entertained by 40 damsels,, who ab absented
sented absented themselves for 40 days. And
then there's Ali Baba and the Forty
Thieves. Also there is the story of
Nsrlr, who Kpfnt 40 days in prayer,
and then shot an arrow through a sus suspended
pended suspended rhig 40 times in succession,
and wheu he wounded the king it took
the monarch 40 days to recover from
the hurt.
Varied Spcllinj cf His Nime.
In a remarkable collection of auto autographic
graphic autographic material which has just come
from I'ugland to America, one of the
most noteworthy items Is closely re related
lated related to the first English settlement
In America. Sir Kiekard Orej-nville,
a relative of .ir Walter ICi'lo-ch. es es-tabM.xtuKi
tabM.xtuKi es-tabM.xtuKi that setlemenr. and his auto auto-grupli
grupli auto-grupli remit ins in very few Iriti-h col collections
lections collections and is said never to have
"passed through an auction room. Sig Signatures
natures Signatures enough to shew that
Sir Richard, like other srentkmcn of
his time, seems to have spe'led his
name as he happened to feel like spel'r
Ing it at the moment. One takes one's
choice between Greynville. Gronvinev
Greenville, and (iranvilie.
Trade Value in Gum Tree.
In the South, where the red gum
tree (Liquodambar styraciflua) grows,
few are aware that the gum which ex exudes
udes exudes from this tree when Its sapwood
Is wounded has commercial value,
says the American Forestry Magazine,
of Washington. Small amounts of the
dried ;rum have been used for some
tisie in the manufacture of chewing
! gum. Stnrax Is used In the mannfac mannfac-;
; mannfac-; tcre of perfumes, tobacco, adhesive
end pharmaceutical preparations. aad
entrains cinnaralc acid and clnnamlc
alcohol, both of which are in demand.
Memorial Trees In Utah.
Lester park, the most beautiful and
bet known park of Ogden, Utah, was
Ue scene of a very unusual cere cere-m.i:v
m.i:v cere-m.i:v sars the American Forestry
' Magazine of Washington when the
members of the office of the dis
trict forester planted three memo memo-rtal
rtal memo-rtal trees for Capt. Homer S. Youngs,
Tl..nt TTTiKtr C. Wtll In mR nnd For-
et Ranger Rudolf E. Mellenthln.
The first two died In France and
. the last was killed arresting a draft
i A few of those games left. Better
come in and get yours. Gerig's Drug
Store. 19-tf


We are thoroughly equipped to handle repair: work on all rrakes
of cars. Nothing but experienced workmen and all work fully Yuar-
anteed. Inner Tubes vulcanijed. Full line of the famous Tv 5-in-v
One Inner Tubes, either 30x3 or S0x3; price $3.25.
Our place (the old Ford Garage) wis open from 6 a. m. until .0 p.
m. every day in the year, where you are invited to call and 1-t us
serve you.
121 W. Broadway- phone 258 Ocala, Flor da


Negotiable Storage Receipts Issued on Cotton, Automobiles, Etc

B If- move, pack, ship

In subdivision and sale o!
farms and plantations, also
city property, dlsolulion of
partnersliip and adminstra adminstra-tf
tf adminstra-tf on sale.

We are the people that sell
farms and lots of farms and
lots, my! my! If you want to
sell your farm list it with us
and kiss it flood-by.

Home Office
Eugene Cealion,
Contracting Agent.
iHe. Properly fitted glaasses
Pf'Zli- S a lng way to to-5s
5s to-5s .ward making 1920 a
?P sz Xj, bright, happy and pros-
'"J'.'w perous year.
Optometrist ard Optician.
Eyesight Specialist


We always handle the best fresh meat to be
had and our prices are always the iowe.iL
Round Steak r.25c Best Pork Chops S0c
Loin Steak '. 30c J Pork Sausage .25c
Stew Meat 15c-
Groceries, Fruit, Vegetables, Etc





fire. A 77
Prnnf W 11



Ansley Hole!
Jno. P. Oglcsby,
General Manaser,
Careful Estimates made or all Con Contract
tract Contract work. Gives More ar I Better
Work for the Money than c rjro&tr
contractor in the city.
PHON 110

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See Me
For All Classes Oi
Stone, Brick, Wood,
and Concrete!

D. MeCaskill

Phc;e 446. 728 Wenona St.



praises mr. herlong! DEACONS HAD LAST LAUGH 1

If you have
phone five-one.

any society

Good Story of How Beton Merchant
Furnished New Haven Church
With Bapt:snai Service.

Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Sims of
thony were guests today of
daughter, Mrs. R. L. Carter.





Spoedy and Comfortable
Cars at All Hours

Ph ne






Mr. John Batts left yesterday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon on a business trip to Jack Jack-ctnsille,
ctnsille, Jack-ctnsille, Atlanta and other points.
Mr. R. C. Camp left Sunday after afternoon
noon afternoon for a short business trip to

Remember the Ocala exchange &
Hide Co. wants your furs. 6-lm
Dr. M. C. Izlar leaves this after afternoon
noon afternoon for a few days visit to Jacksonville.

(Times-Union) J

items "One of the best examples of con-!
' scructive advertising for the ilve stock,
development of a community is given!

by Z. C. Kerlong of Micanopy in hi3'
recent sale catalogue, under hearing
T Tt-Ar-c: niwinf Ai-ir IT R Polio

of Cochran, Ga., .aid to a Times-UnioJ nd D qlualnt the tale of ho
i tnc oJd church came by the same.

Mr. Ralls i3 actively interested in;
developing the live stock industry in?
Georgia and was an active bidder for for-some
some for-some of the best animals in the Her-j

lcng sale.

"It is ve-v unusual for the nroprie-.

tor of championship live stock to ad-!
vertise the name: of other breeders,'

In one of the older churches of New
Haren there is a ver quaint and beau beautiful
tiful beautiful baptismal service set of silvei

It was during the year that York York-town
town York-town fell that the trustees of the
church decided that the frame build
lng must have repairs and sent to Bo- t
ton for six kegs of nails. In course of

1 time the kezs arrived on one of the i

huge and sIv-uiov!ng freight wagons ;

if EverySliing Was As

Ctieap As Our Ice
Te cost of Uvir would be a low as it was in th good Ad days.
J j use wcrryV g, iuncever, !x-a;te it isn't that way. Be glad tnat
Ire h?ln:n io kevp dovn thi cost of b'ripg, besidea giv-ag yon
better fovi and a grtater variety cf it than cur grandfather fam family
ily family trrcr hzd.

Oeala See k PaeMsg Co,

of tb day and were duly delivered to j 2

the carpei'ters.
Xails in those clays were scarce anC j
expensive, each cne being the hand j

Messrs. Fred Boyer and Jim War

ren or lampa were m tne city yes-

but Mr. Hrlonr gave the names cf
twtnty other Poland China breeders;

v. .v. ui i,i. v. - ... ...

his farm. At tlia head of the list was; wor 01 a acKsnmn. ana. a. a conse j

quence or me uieinous louowen uj 1

tne'.r manutacture, the sinitns usually
turninc; out 100 or so on day? wheu
they had nothing else in particular to

engage their attention, they were apt

printed th; following statement:

you wish ti see any of our neighbor-,
hoed breeders ;le hare, advise as,;
and we will see that you are provided.


.1 ..i- .i. -i i w'th the r .n? nf do'nf sc. There'3. Fe

wraay en rouw ro Auania, wwre uwy - -- business! to be ve,T irregular in size and de de-are
are de-are students at Georgia Tech. 1 of V ?d f USH?:!,' of MPfeotifln. Tho deliaht of the

chief carpenter was, therefore, great

m 1 I w urn. kihm'kiii 111 1 lit- umu til HUB

her hnmp in JarkoTiv;lli tbi after- ic-w w,i-h me uistance tney are 10- -----

in this secjion, and thsy will be glad'

t; Minr,;0 Pfaifor rutu furr, to see you. Some cf th-;m are listed,

r.oon after a

home of her sister. Mrs.


j. i t-i I f f- 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 f iiiH iihiik in muarnnuif

delightful visit at the jCR rom us. u -I uniform size and indicatlnc the best

Mr. xiorionj; aisu i& a uiccuer oi

cattle.' worKniansnip ana material.

I Hie were In luck, deacon," ne re-

F. G. B.

Jersey, He pford and Angus

Inc'uded in his breeders' l:st were the 1

AH customers of Federal Bread arc of fire oth.r Jersey breeders; I Jr'S h

breeders and twelve' i.vm tvciHi.

satisfied customers. Ask them. tf

thi ?e Hert ford

Angus breeders.

In addition he gave

Mrs. C. R. Kreger and little daugh-jthe names of sx Shorthorn breeders;

ter. Vircinia. returned vesterdav to aTlcl eignten



V'eterlnai j, i'hysician and Surgeon
Phone S8 M

Ocala - Florida

kegs, " be. Spanish nails, made

at Toledo. Belike they were token

Burcc-Jersey swine irum some syanisa suip oj n sen

Jacksonville after a two week's Visit ie 2d ers. The territory included in! ver. xie oegan 10 r eat m. u.e nu

A Stanilev ;t.n:3 iree ruvertising coverea a raa-; y

1 ' Ml I Ii;i "II VV ill II kl J A Ll I 1 LilV, AACl

fA,., "These ben't nails,

iwlth her mother, Mrs. S.

deacon I he

They were not. The keg was fall to

McMr & MaeKay

Mr. Frank Rentz returned to his
home in Jacksonville Sunday after-

Inoon after a few days' visit with

ir- tt-' ATr-i c rnnM Tott farm.

iUt "Buwfcyn.wuuu ux iL. Msnpd. hU pvps stnrinsr.

ofror o chnrt viit ir itw Tf- J no, cr'r.iar eneci; was to let ire :

I j r r: .:n A :i .:j'-1;c Vno" tha!: the farriers m Mar

Resume his studies at the university. jHa An4 Al chua cour.te, are deve lop-j IfIS,

ing the pure bred live stocK inaustry.j

! As those sale catalogues were mailed! ueBUOE reiEariea qexiy. auypc
'tn lpnHin.r Pnlrnd China hreftdorai yu neRd up that keg agf-ln, and I will

! throughout the United States, the ad-1 cal1 a meeting of the trustees to dis dis-vevtising
vevtising dis-vevtising vas worth untold value to CU9S thIs matter. We must write to

the various breeders and to the coun-

UDE tTAKLRS aad EftlBALMERS I Miss Rebecca Weaver, an attractive tio? in which they are located.
. !voun? ladv of Greenwood. Miss., will I I understand thct a state-wide or-

i arrive this afternoon to be the truest gnnization of civic, professional and';


I'HONES 47. 16. 355

We are now prepared to give demonstrations
in the popular
to show its many new and striking features.
Opposite Harrington Hall RoteL Phroe 193

Advertise and get Results


carry on ;

Arri al and Departure of passenger

of Miss Ellen Stripling for some time, -spicial industry organizations
in.,2 formed in Florid?, to cai

If it's a Kodak that is wanted, re- 5" such constructive work by cc-J

member that Gerig's Drug Store is ordinating the effort cf the various: J J
the only store in Ocala where you can ?gtncies. j

get one. All Kodaks are cameras, but If tne chambers cf commerce; anl ?
all cameras are NOT KODAKS. 12-tf ther civic organlznrions will follow;
;the exampla given in ciis case and in-:
Mi ir Rohroihpr lof fnrinv elude a list of their neighboring live ;

trains jt OCALA UNION STATION. fur Tallahassee, where she is a stud- organizations ar.d distances, in their! w a -o
iid" 'SJ l' Colle' Miss vertising matter it will cerate DS. Je It
1S mforxnatlon and not R,hrPihpr 11 crarlnatP in rlnmpst, co-operative effort that will increase baMs as Le had so c it


Eastern Standard Time)


'1:55 pn
4:05 pn


2:15 am Tampa 2:15 am
2:15 am Manatee- 3:35 pm
St. Petersburg
1:60 pm Tampa-Manatee 1:35 pm
4:25 pm Tampa-St. Ptersbrg 4:05 pm
Leave Arrive
2:12 pm Jacksonville-N'York 3:15 am
1:45 pm J'ksonville-Ga'nsville 3:35 pm
6:42 am JTcsonville-G'nesvile 10:13 pm
3:18 am St.Pet'sbrg-Lakeland 2:12 am
3:35 pm St.Pet'sbrg-Lakeland 1:25 pm
7:10 am Dunnellon-Vilcox
7:25 am Dun'ellon-L'kelnd 11:03 pm
3:25 pm Homosassa 1:30 pm
10:13 pm Leesburg 6:42 am
4:45 pni Gainesville 11:50 am
Mor-day, Wednesday, Friday.
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

the merchant of Boston concerning it.'

The meeting of the trustee was
duly held that very day, and long and
earnest were the arguments that took
place. What was the proper coarse
for them to follow? Should they sim-
nl v tv-rltn ihft Tv.i itrn TV!rr-hnf

one of the kegs usd been found to be

ver dollars? The church was 1

cut Yankees to he bane. It was voobi t

obvious tbat thf ilc-Jtcn merchant had

obtained the keg la some unusual man

ner and it wa a ok-U.'ul asujjutlon

on a nail-value

P. O.. BOX 06







Schreiber will graduate in domestic co-operative

science this-smW. 'the efficiency cf each individual or-


Then uprose one who might hare

I done mighty thic?3 in finance, had he

Arrive i

2:10 ami

1:30 pm
4:25 pm

Miss Elizabeth Home left on the

early morning train for Lutherville,

Md., where

a holiday vacation spent

ganization in attracting viistors and mu UUE m nrmnce e
business to their teriitories. .llvid a century aad a half later.

'"I had the pleasure of meeting aev-i VLet write ae said.

? i I Jutnerviiie, v chant of Bogton t0 su, the facta
she attends school, after 'cra 01 tne otner m metiers at tne iwe.f ProP in sh ninmt
.caHati ipnt with W r.nd noted that they were just as anr, V1" tnere a an error in shipment.

mother Mr? M A Homp qnd familv jious to make the visitors have an en-f ,a 5 a" i
mother, Mrs. M. A. Horneand family. Her, b In time ce the merjhaafa reply.

ta thla mer-

Mr. Dudley Spain will leave this
afternoon for Cincinnati for a. week's
business trip, after having spent a
month in the city with his wife at the
residence of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs S. R. Whaley.
Mr. Ralph Birdsey left yesterday
for his home in Macon, Ga., after a
pleasant Christmas visit with his
family, who are spending some time
with his wife's mother and sister,
Mrs. H. A. Fordy and Miss Emil

using their automobiles to carry thy

visitors out to the farm from the city
home of Mr. Herlong or to take the ;
visitors to any of the neighboring:
farms to inspect other live stock. j
"I predict a rapid development of;
the 'live stock industry in that tern-j

He had bought the kefs from a' prl- 1 1

vateersraan ; that they were sold as
bought and "that no mistakes could be I
And there is no doubt that the dea- j J
cons chuckled somewhat dryly as thr j

ordered the silver dollars of Spain

fnrv n n result of tbp ro-nrrlinatioT, 1 melted down and cast into that service

nf effort to ret results for the other nlch Can toda be. pointed OUt to the :

fellow as well as for one's own self, I ouih ofNew H7n as an example of

ann l nope to develop tnat same
hearty co-operation among the var various
ious various live stock breeders in my own
state," he concluded.

of, well, something.

Mr. Howard Clark will accompany

his young daughter. Josephine to I
Jacksonville this afternoon, where

she will undergo an operation for ap

Mark Twain'3 Imagination. j
Mark Twain had such a vivid 1m-
agihatlcn, such a brain for embrold-

' ery, that it was a di3icult task for him
I to tell a straight story just as it hap- j

WmIt Nprvnn-: Pene1 ne COUId raak UP ne that
ir iicrvuua was ao mucn betten We all know;

Back-aches. Run-Down,

Atlanta. Ga.: "I suffered for a long time that Albert Bfgelow Paine, working on

rendicitis. The many friends of the j from feininine weakness which caused me Mark ..LIfe foun(J


Let "us vulcanize all of your old used
tires hich can possibly be saved in
tfiis w ty. Our vulcanizing process
posith dy prolongs the life of both
tires i nd tubes. Figure it out for
yours f and you will see what a big
suving we can create for you in your
tire a. count.

Oklaw -.tin


Ocala. 11a.

Clark family trust the little lady will

soon be entirely well.
Mr. Potter Liddon was the week weekend
end weekend guest of his aunt, Mrs. H. A. .Wa

terman, en route to his home in Jack- j
sonville, after spending a portion of i
the holidays with his grandparents, j
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Liddon in Tam-J



At her home this afternoon, Miss j
Elizabeth Davis very pleasantly en-
tertained the ladies of No. 3 sewing
circle of the Presbyterian church, of
which she is a member. After a social
and business meeting, Miss Davis as-;
si3ted by her sister, Miss Meme Davis I
served her guests to a refreshing

to become all run

down, weak and :
nervous, and I suf- ;
fered with back- ;
i a

my side. Iwasji&t talks wIth men 8tm "in who knew j
as miserable as ono the facts, simply proved that the tales i

necessary to discard much of the au autobiographic
tobiographic autobiographic material that Mars
Twain had written. Investigation.

IPS MEmomm
Lot us quoio you prices
on a r.lonumont or Hoad-
stone to mark tho last rest

ing place of your loved I

N. M.-!f40tU Si- I


could ever think of I were not so.

oeing wnen i oegan
taking Dr. Pierce'a
Favorite Preacrip- j
tion and it soon ;
built me up in
health and strength
and I felt so much
improved in every

'Favorite Prescription ia the best i

woman's medicine I have ever taken and I

expect to continue to praise it as long as I ;
live." MRS. ALICE MILAM, 67 Savan-

nah St.
Nerves Shattered
Aucusta, Ga.: "Dr. Pierce'a Favorite

Prescription restored me to perfect health


And Mark Twain was

no liar. He bad a glorious, an almost
anrM.tirttniri Imiicrlnatlnn A a Ka aw.

. . i m

proached threescore and ten he said.

as quoted in the "Life," -When I was ?


younger I could remember anything.
ia. a a a- i a. I

am getting old. and soon I shall re- ;

member only the latter.

Should Wifey Tell All?
"Should a woman tell her husband
everything? asks a New York news-

frozen fruit salad course with tea and! when I had become a complete nervous ""T
ci aekprs wreck. I was suffering with backaches, i to an argument over this thing when

( caused by my kidneys becoming congested, i old an argument convince anybody
T. j J and my nerves were completely shattered, j of anr,!ng 0f importance? Left
If you want Ivory Pyrahn goods,; I was not able to do any work, I was so ,
come in and in?nect the lare disnlav i weak. I could not sleep, I was so nervous. Jt reflect that If a woman falls to
ITL &i'lTClZTal and my appetite was very poor. I was just tell her huand everything he Is likely

c uavc. j.uu gci a onion jjcvc ui a vrreck when ray mother gave me tho

'Favorite Prescription' and when I had
taken abort five bottles I was well and
strong." MRS. N. L. GOODWIN, 1731
W alker St.

a complete Toilet tet. .Lots oi oda
pieces. Gerig's Drug Store. 19-tf

fYLEsipE GO. j
(Successors to E. C. Jordan & Co.) I
Funeral Directors and Embalmers :
Call3 Answered Promptly, Day or Night
Motor Equipment I

117 East Oklewaha Avenue




In the write-up of Mr. and Mrs. F.
G. B. Weihe's lovely 1920 watch party
Saturday, the reporter unintentional unintentionally
ly unintentionally omitted the name of Dr. K. J.
Weihe, who was one of the most im-

Iportant guests at this affair, as he

took the pictures and managed the

talking machine on which were made
the records.

Ocaia, Florida

Mr. Holmes Walters has accepted a
traveling position with the Merryday

1 Grocery Company of Palatka and will

take up his new duties with that firm
the first of next week. His circuit
will comprise three counties, Marion,

j Levy and Citrus. Mr. Walters many

! friends will miss him at the Court

Hemorrhages and Nervomnes

Macon, Ga.: "At the turn of life I
became terribly weak, very nervous and :
run-down. One of my neighbors in Ala- j
buna had been cured of a serious ailment )
in Dr. Pierce's Institution in Buffalo, and J
I had always heard Dr. Pierce's medicines ;
spoken of eo highly that I just made up my
mind to try 'Favorite Prescription. Two 1
bottles of thU mediciiio brought me thru j
the critical time in 5plendid health and cured
me of the hemorrhages and nervousness. I .'
honestly do believe Dr. Pierce's Favorite j
Prescription to be the very best medicine a
woman car. take to help her thru this critical J
?-riod of life." MRS. JENNIE C.
ADGETT, l7Ki Thd St. s

to miss a lot of news that never gets

Into the newspapers. Ana ii men
should fall to tell their wives pretty
mnrh fvprvthlnsr thv dare tell, the

wives would miss a lot of gosslp-ma 1 1


terisL And if boih adopt a policy of j
reserve domestic conversation may lag j
a lot unless one or the other thinks j
of the happy expedient of using topics
of personal Importance for converse-
Uor.p.1 purposes. Yes this Is a big t
subject. Go Ahead talk about It for J
week if vou like. i

who la 1

War.t-d to Know.
Roomer I'd Hie to know

using my ink?
Landlady Probably no one. Don't

j you k$ow that Ink evaporates quite
Let P. A. Durand do your plumbing,, rapidly?

tir ling, gis fitting. rocSng and gen-1 Roomer And how about my station-

. If wt

I 1


ISt, i-Aii


Furcisli your home with a
and always have hot w&ter at
small cosL We have the in "all
sizes and styles. Letus show you.

Harrington Hall Bloc.rort King Aeenne

Pharmacy, where he is always most ercl rePai work- v;th v- Mrasek, at ( ery? Doe that evaporate, too? Bo .
(cordial to all, but they will be glad Yc rge's old tin shor. l-l-4twky ten Transcript. j ..,..

- !to know he will make Ocala his head-

quarters. The best wishes of the en-
If it s a Kodak that is wanted, re-! the city are extended to Mr. Walters
member that Gerig's Drug Store-is ci much success in his new business
the on 7 store in Ocala where you can venture.
get on All Kodaks are cameras, but j
all cameras are NOT Kodaks. 19-tf Use the Star want ada for results.

If you want Cantfy, and want really j
good candy, ccmc ua'1. see our lines, j

Nunnally's, "TT.e C xdy of the South,


Lse the iflari UHi:.'.'i- Column

, V T.

Ljr.2, ri. Physician and

th's, "Aade in Ealr.more," and Lig-fSurgn. snjcia'Jaf Eye, Nogs ar. Tl.
tt's, "Mide ir. Boston." Boxes large Throat. Ol5v- -rrer 5 and 10 ctzl xA fhp Stai Vfa.IlL llCiS. It DaVS
1 Rmll. fip,', H-n tSare. 12-tf store. Ocala. ria. tf ""CCU KJCki VTXU. m. j


and small.




2; yesterday
morning, 29.


57; this

Mrs. Lawton Smith has returned
from a pleasant visit to her mother's
family in Lake City.




poodness did mnr'n tn ?hie!r! rr v rViil-

. Mr. Everett Clayton, with the city ,dren from the first of their grief

I sincerely thank all the kind.

friends who were so helpful to me and i Ocala
my little children during the last ill- Xo the Public of II
ness and in the sad days since the jjy deai Friends

oVath of my wife, Virginia Allen Hoi- knowledge tlmt I
loway. I am specially grateful to aunerlntpHr-n of

Mrs. A. G. Moree, Mrs. W. P. Huck- and that Mr. W. D. C has been ap ap-aby
aby ap-aby and Mrs. Jonn Thomson, whose no.ntpd tn C-p.-pH

i. r

It is fitt n.T that ir. taking this ac-

3.., January 3.
icn County:
It is common

I.nve resigned as

r.uji:c instruction

light and power plant of Gainesville,

spent Sunday with his relatives here.
Courthouse clock was four minutes
behind today. Why don't they put it
cn Western Union time?

Stop! Have you tried Federal-Bread,
the "best bread in the world." 20-tf

Miss Ruby Cappleman is quite ill
at her home ea3t of town. Her many
friends hope to sec her out again soon.

Miss Ruth Simmons returns to At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta this afternoon to resume her
music course at Griffin's conservatory.

That very charming young matron,
Mrs. Ed. Morgan, came up from Tam Tampa
pa Tampa aSturday, to spend the week-end
vith Mr. Morgan.
Judge Smith has issued marriage
licenses to the following: J. D. Har Harris
ris Harris and Miss Mabel Carruthers; Wil William
liam William A. Foer and Miss "Minnie Lee

The best winter hog and cow pas pasture
ture pasture is rye, rape and oats. At Ocala
Seed Store. 13-tf


C. A. Hollcway.

tion I shou!d leave same word with

the people who have entrusted the)

: ;freat responsibility of superintending!
f?ce PiVi C t r-i-i-n o w tlifl lr-n" rrV. t' rilinr.inn nf lrl? rlii'firpn tn m I

As was pretty ,gincra:iy known I
did not contemplate c;:t3ring the race

and talented young hostess entertain entertaining
ing entertaining the M. Club Saturday evening

The members of the club, and a few, in the prima: ics for a fourth nomina nomina-young
young nomina-young lady and young gentlemen tion and at this juncture without the
friends were present at this lovely least suggestion upon my part the
affair. Cards, a musical program, state superintendent se?s fit to recom recom-promenades
promenades recom-promenades and. the toasting oi.meiid me for appointment as super super-marshmallows
marshmallows super-marshmallows comprised the diver-, visor of negro cducaticn for the state
siens of the evening, which was one to the general education board and
cf the most enjoyable gatherings of they see rit to accept the recommenda recommenda-the
the recommenda-the holidays. Miss Simmons served tion.
hot chocolate and wafers to her! I attended a conference of their
guests, "who were the following: state agents and the officers of the
Misses Rhoda Thomas, Ullainee Bar-: general education board and other
rett, Mary Lane, Elizabeth Bennett, : beards at Richmond, Va., on Dec. 16
Luvylee Schoefiin and Josephine Per- j and 17 and after cai eful consideration
ry of Tampa, Merris Carroll of St.jCf their proposition I agreed to go
Petersburg, Irene Denham and Messrs.; with them.
Fred Winer. Ralph Cullen, Leonard! It is a new position and a new. field
Wesson Hansel Leavengood, Wayland in Florida, though there have been
Dickerland. Robert Blake. Ernest 'men furnished for the other southern

Hensley Robert Blowers and James

The K. of P. will install their of officers
ficers officers this evening, and after the
ceremonies and regular business will
have a talkf est and a purlo. All
knights should be present.
Mrs, Ola Potter and family are now
occupying oneof Mrs. T. H. Wallis
houses on South Second street, and
the house that Mrs. Potter vacated oh
Oklawaha avenue, belonging to Mrs.
K. S. Hall, is occupied by Mr. and Mrs.
T, A, Blake and child.

Misses Stella, -Nina- and Nettie
Camp and their guest, 4 Miss Irene
Ahrens, left Sunday afternoon to take
up their college studies after a de delightful
lightful delightful two weeks' holiday visit at
home. Miss Carita Camp will "not re return
turn return to her school until Saturday.
Circuit court reconvened this moan moaning
ing moaning and tried to hold its session in
spite of the cold. The courthouse fa facilities
cilities facilities for heating are inadequate,
and the circuit, courtroom was bleak.
The judge, attorneys and other offic officials
ials officials however carried on their work
wrapped in their overcoats and wish wishing
ing wishing for warmer days.
' 's : ' ...
Mrs. Bessie Hammack returned yes yesterday
terday yesterday afternoon from Columbia. S.
C, where she went to pay a visit to
her two daughters, who make their
home at the Thornhill orphanage. On
account of the illness of the two girls
they accompanied their mother home
and are at the residence of their
grandmother, Mrs. G. E. Thompson.
Mrs. Ed Carmichael h entertaining
her nephew, Mr. J. J. Shealy of But Butler,
ler, Butler, Ga., at the Ocala House, where
3he. makes her home. Mr. Shealy has
only recently received his discharge
from the army and he was one. of the
Marion county boys wh of ought in the
Argonne, receiving several. founds,
but he has almost entirely recovered
fiom them.. -V

4 Dr. and Mrs. J. H. Therrell, who
have been making their home in Ocala
f r the past year, have recently pur purchased
chased purchased the G. T. Liddon residence .on
Wenona street and will ..move into
same after extensive improvements
have been mace. Beth Dr- and Sirs.

Therrell hae made many frisnds in

ia cuuvicui accomplished much good w
Bottles we have ever displayed Come mjitJ o th schoofing of


states for some years by the same
people and I found them to be south southern
ern southern school men of the very best type
and the other southern states have

work in the

the nero

and the training of teachers for this

I feel a sentimental reluctance to
surrender the work of the office be before
fore before the expiration of my third term,
but this is compensated for by the
feeling that I am to be followed by
one who served faithfully and satis satisfactorily
factorily satisfactorily in the office for three full
terms in years gone by and who will
put into the office his accumulated ex experience
perience experience in school and varied public
The people of Marion county have
been good to me and I have devoted
eleven years of the best service of my
life to the effort to maintain and ad advance
vance advance their school interests and I wish
to at this time express my very sin sin-ccresfe
ccresfe sin-ccresfe appreciation of the confidence
shown in calling me to the superin superin-tendency
tendency superin-tendency of their .school affairs for
thiee terms.
May I not at this time pause to
make a hasty survey of the present
school condition.
To be frank, my friends, it is far

FOR SALE Automobile laprobe, 4 j from satisfactory and the very best
X 5'; a bargain at $5;rwould cost $10, thought and labor of the school teach teach-today;
today; teach-today; very heavy Inquire; at the j efs, officers and public at large are
composing room of the Star office 4ip-j necessary to the, leading of our school
stairs. 12-31-6t i system out of an unsattled and very

RATES Six line maximum, one
time, 25c. ;three times, 50c.; six times
75c; one month $3. Payable in ad


WANTED Young man to work at
Harrington Hall. Apply at hotel of office;
fice; office; 2-3t
FOR SALE Pair of mules. See the
Louis R. Chazal & Sons Co., Ocala,
Fla. 1-tf-dly

FOR RENT Furnished apartment,
506 Fort King avenue. Apply at
Frank's store. 31-6t

! much -confused condition.

Waou-i'or oaic wood, cut -to oroer, i Even. before tha war there was a


call Teapot Grocery, or see J. H

Counts. 19-tf

, growing shortage cf teachers and this
I has been accentuated .by the war con-

BERMUDA ONION PLANTS-For! ditionj to the poin t that the national
sale at Messick's Plant. Farm, Bur- i department cf edncat:cn estimates a
v,t, irio o innrt nf for or shortage m the nation of close to

TA. Xl 1 i, 1 Xl.

$2.25 delivered by parcel post. Ad- V" r-n I 1
dress S. I. Messick. Barbaric. Fla.,-13 estimated to be oO or more sh ort ort-ts
ts ort-ts ... V. or V-., and -we need at?ihis tima in Marion

county more than a dozen teachers

WANTED At once, 10,000 bushele for -white schooler There are a num num-pf
pf num-pf peanuts, any variety. We also want ber of contributing causes to this de de-iyour
iyour de-iyour fiirs, hides, cotton, etc. Ocaln plorable stata of affairs shortnessdf

Exchanee & Hide Co- Carmichael : terms, uncertainty ci position, dim-

building, Ocala, Fla.

19-tf i cult examination?, unsatisfactory

boarding accommodations, disagree-

FURNITURE, ETC buy and sel ; anie and annoying motions with -pat-second
hand furniture. Experts put itrons but most largely tha ridiculous ridiculous-in
in ridiculous-in good condition before re-nelling-i ly insufficient salaries offered. '"j
Repair sewinr? machines, lawn mow- While wa hope for an early and a
trs, enamehvare, etc. J. W. Hunter, favorable readjustment so that tHe
310, 312, 314 South Main St. 23-tf j school machinery .will r.gain function
:Wr 7Z 7 .L. -ii i I smoothly yet I regret to confess that

nwuiraouu AW R" the silver lining is seen but very, dim-

oak or pine wood; thoroughly season-j
ed. Special price on quantity orders, j

V1" .V"1, that teachers must be

We may

accept it



excellent effice rooms, second

paid salaries

the time and la-

FCR RENT Two Dor and expense and talent required

: Mmw r snrn f tcrf Yt

floor, to prepare for teaching in a manner

the city since their short re3dehcc f vont, over express office, in a short acceptable to the public. We cannot

here and our citizens will be g!nd to

welcome them as permanent residents.
The ladies of the missionary society
of the Baptist church wilt observe
this week r.s a week of prayer for
foreign missions. The first meeting
will be held this afternoon at the resi residence
dence residence of Mrs. W. T. Gary at 3 o'clock,
Mrs. J. J. Peoples being the leader.
Tomorrow afternoon it will be held at
the residence of Mrs. Robert Marsh,
with Mrs. L. W. Duval as leader. The
other meetings will be announced

rt.'cfonoo nf tlio to rent on :?et away from tins, ihis means

good terms. AnrAy to Dr. D. M.' that" your school beard will have tc
Smith or at the Star office. 1-3-tf more money and I know of no
:i i place for thsm to get it except thru
FOR SALE (Wood Cut to Order.) public taxation.

Reduce the high co?t of keeping com-j We cannot expect matters to sud-

Jfortable this winter by buying youi denly adjust themselves but let us all

rwood cut ready to burn direct from; work in unison in as constructive

the producer, thereby saving the manner as possible to restore our

Saturday afternoon. Miss Elizabeth
. Bennett was the lovely young hostess
honoring her friend. Miss Carita
Camp, at a. theater party, witnessing
attractive Zazu Pitts in "The Ohtre
Half," which was an exceedingly in-
teresting picture. This happy young
crowd returned to the home of Miss
Bennett, where refreshments of ice
cream and cake were served.

The fire department was kept busy

today. There were alarms this morn-

nmg from the homes of Mr. Barney

Spencer and Mrs. S. A. Standley, but

at each was only a slight blaze, easily
put out. A more dangerous fire took
place at noon near the steam laundry.
The Giles stable, which stood right at
the back of the old electric plant,
caught fire. It was right in the midst
ofa block of inflammable buildings,
snd.if the fireboys hadn't been Johnnies-on-the-spot,
there would have
teen a big blaze. As it was, they put
it out with no harm to anything but
the stable, which was partly consum consumed.""
ed."" consumed."" -

profits; of the city wood yard. Orders
filled anywhere in the city. Phone
30 M. C. P. Howell, Ocala. 4-ra

FOR SALE Must sell before Jan. 1
and I am asking for bids on my prop property
erty property situated on lot 12, block 16, Mar Marion
ion Marion Heights, Ocala, Fla. This prop property
erty property is unincumbered and can give
guaranteed title. Lot 50x150 feet; six six-rooms,
rooms, six-rooms, bath and sleeping porch: front

and back porches; good well, inis! youth of the land: to the public

house at present prices would cost

$3500 to build. It's yours at your
price. Go look it over and mail me
your offer at once. Not for sale after
Jan. 1st. Write P. D. Odell, Andrews,
S. C. 17-tf

school system to as nearly a normal

basis as possible.
With the very kindest regards to
tne trustees of our districts and the
supervisors wbo have without pay and
at personal expense and sacrifice de devoted
voted devoted their time to their school inter interests;
ests; interests; to the large number of teachers
who have faithfully and loyally labor

ed with us for the education of the


WANTED A stenographer with
some knowledge of bookkeeping. Ap Apply,
ply, Apply, giving age, experience and sal salary
ary salary expected, also earliest can report
for duty. Geo. MacEay, Ocala. 5-tf

We buy all kinds of furs. Ocala.
Exchange and Hide Co. -lm

large who" have supported U3 with

their financial and moral strength and
lastly to the papers of the county who
have been liberal with their space and
helpful in suggestions, I wish to leave
this last word of appreciation.
Very sincerely yours,
J. H. Brinson,
Retiring Superintendent.

Life Insurance

f The kind that insures,
Against want in old age,
J Against raises in premium
The Prudential kind
; JSee Ditto at once zz.
F. W. Ditto.

m m
Ocala, Florida. J

t i

Col. Dan Morgan Smith, command commander
er commander in France of the "Battalion of
Death," the First Battalion, 358th In Infantry;
fantry; Infantry; 90th division, who will lecture

uesday "night at Grace M. E. church,

the brother of Morris Smith, who

;for many years traveled in the inter-

jest of King Bros., making his head-
; quarters in DeLand, and before going
'overseas during the world war mar-
ried Miss Christine Wideman, one of
DeLand 's most gifted young ladies.

DeLand, News.

No. 8

Report of the Condition of

9 f


Metropolitan Savings JBank of Ocala
At Ocala. Fla.. in the State of Florida at the Close of Business December 31, 1919


Loans on Real Estate 32,141.89
Loans on Collateral Security Other
than Real Estate 19.868.47
All other Loans and Discounts 9,784.55
Overdrafts 200.00
United States Bonds.. 2,554.00
Banking House, Furniture and Fix Fixtures
tures Fixtures 19,875.75
Other Real Estate 1.700.00
Claims and other Resources ...87 1.03
Due from incorporated Banks 12,495.19
Checks 8l exchanges for clearing 195.25
Cash oh Hand ; 5,966.25
TOTAL 105,652.38

Capital Stock Paid in ......25,000.00
Surplus Fund ...... J . I 1,000.00
Undividual Profits (Less Expenses
and Taxes Paidi ....130212
Individual Deposits Subject to Check
. -42,231.41
Certified Checks... 8.00
Cashier's Checks Outstanding!. .32.18
Savings Deposits... 36,078 87
TOTAL .... . . . 105,652.38

State of Florida, County of Marion, ss.:
I, F. P. Gadson, Cashier of the above-named bank, do solemnly swear that the above statement is
true to the best of my knowledge and belief. F. P. GADSON. Cashier.

Subscribed and sworn to before me Correst 'Attest:

this 3rd day of January, 1920.
P. E. Anderson, Notary Public.

R. RECHE, WILLIAMS, Directors.



Themost complete line of Thermos Let P. A. Durand do your plumbing, W. K. Lane, 3L D PbjsxLta cs4
Bottles we have ever displayed. Come tinning, gas fitting, roofing and gen- Surgeon, specialist Ey, Ear, Xcse&cd
in and see them. Gerig's Drug eral repair work. With V.'Mrasek, at Throat. Office over 5 and 10 csst
Store. 19-tf Yonge's old tin shop. 1-1-4 twky store, Ocala. FU.v -tf

f&i "-3v ii--

; To try to control railroad
v rate by arbitrarily limiting:
profits h tu put the taanapcr
who makes mV profits by eftV.
cienoy a ifd economy n'iKf
same Ij-vt-l irtr4he OncIli6
tries toarcomrjish the so my
result throfrh cxiort'idntM


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Commisnhm; Jleport- to Jfo"


The bBt. winter tog ;an4 cpr q&Vy.

ture is rye. rape and oats. At Ocala
Seed Store. Z lS-tf

npHE nld-thne -nsick-bearcr could camr a

died pounds ten miles n day.
The railroad i-; the modem pack-bearer. Ifoi
every employee it carries 2,000 .times-as mneh. y.
Back of cadi railroad worker there is a $1 0,000
investment in tracks and trains and terminalswith.
steam and electricity harnessed Jike a great beast,
of burden.
Without this mighty transportation machine,
the railroad worker could do no more than the old-,
time packer. But with it he is enabled to earn the
highest railroad wages paid in the world, while the
country gains the lowest-cost transportation in the -world.
The modern railroad does as much work for half
a cent as the pack-bearer could do for a full day's
Pay- ;: V
The investment of capital in transportation and
other industries increases production, spreads pros prosperity
perity prosperity and advances civilization.
To enlarge our railroads so that they may keep
pace with the Nation's increasing production, to -improve
them so that freight may be hauled with
less and less human effort a constant stream of
new capital needs to be attractedT -
Under wise public regulation the growth of
railroads will be stimulated, the country will be
adequately and economically served, labor will re receive
ceive receive its full share of the fruits of good manage management,
ment, management, and investors will he fairlv rewarded.

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