The Ocala evening star


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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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To Issue Call for First Meeting of
League, Said Under Secretary
Folk Today
(Associated Press
Washington, Jan. 6. President
Wilson "will no doubt" issue the call
for the first meeting of the council of
the league of nations, under Secre Secretary
tary Secretary of State Polk said today.
Washington, Jan. C. The Senate
naval committee voted ten to one to today
day today to authorize an investigation by
a sub-committee of the controversy
over awards of medals to naval offic official?
ial? official? for war-services.
Tokio, Dec. 3. (Correspondence of
the Associated Press.) That a chief
cause for the recent reverses of the
Siberian army was to be found in its J
unsanitary conditions was the opinion J
expressed recently by Colonel R. B.
Teusler, American Red Cross com commissioner
missioner commissioner to Siberia.
Dr. Teusler was speaking "in the
Russian embassy at a meeting of for-

eign residents who voted on the spot gtrous alient anarchists plotting to
to form the "Tokio International As- overthrow the government by vio vio-.
. vio-. sociation for Relief in Siberia." Fif-;lence.

teen hundred dollars was immediately I
subscr bed as a nucleus for the relief
Colonel Teusler describing


tions said that bad sanitation both in
the amy and among the population,
with the agonies of-starvation, caused
extreme misery and a moral break
down which was especially reflected in
the trr.ops who felt that they had no
support behind them. The minds of I
the population seemed to have become
almost benumbed and absolutely in indifferent
different indifferent to what happened or to the
suffering in others. Colonel Teusler
added that although such numbers of
the people were ""starving there was
sufficient food, but lack of transpor transportation
tation transportation facilities prevented its distri distribution
bution distribution where most needed.
The members of Ocala Lodge No.
. IS, K. of P., had a very pleasant meet meeting
ing meeting Monday evening, when they in inaugurated
augurated inaugurated officers for the next six
months. The castle hall was crowded
with knights, enthusiastic in the work
of their lodge and congratulating
themselves and each other that they
belonged to such a great order.
The installation was carried oat by
Deputy Grand Chancellor Jake Brown,
aided by those accomplished knights,
D. W. Tompkins and H. B. Baxter.
The officers installed were as follows:
Chancellor commander, W. M. Par Parker;
ker; Parker; vice chancellor, Tom Proctor;
prelate, W. W. Rilea; M. of W., J. M.
Potter, K. of R. & S.; C. K. Sage; M.
of F., F. E. Wetherbee; M. of E., W.
L. Colbert; M. at A., L. K. Braddock;
I. G., W. R. Pedrick; O. G.. L. W. Hol Hol-stein.
stein. Hol-stein. After the ceremony was over, the
regular business of the lodge was
taken up, and when this was finished
several good talks for "the good of
the order" were made by various
knights. About ten o'clock, the lodge

adojurned to Hunter's cafe, where amercises for Theodore Roosevelt, who
excellent oyster supper was served, j d?ed a year ago today, were held here I
The enjoyment of the occasion was and in other cities throughout the

added to by the fact that several well- j
proven and veteran knights laid aside ;
their panoply and waited as humbler :
esquiros upon their brethren in chiv- j
airy. It was a most fraternal and en-
joyabl ocacsion.
Oca' a Lodge No. 19, K. of P., has j
been in Ocala fully thirty-five years i
and there is no estimate upon the
amount of good work it has done.
starts off the new year with a large
membership, good officers and healthy
finances. Much good luck to it. ;
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j From the Federal Trade Commission,
Which Had a Hank Anarchist
1 on Its Force
(Associated Press)
Chicago, Jan. 6. Federal authori authorities
ties authorities today held Rafael Mallen, a sta statistician
tistician statistician for the Federal Tr-ide Com Commission,
mission, Commission, in connection with the na national
tional national drive on radicals. Mallen was
seized last night immediately on his
return from Mexico. He is charged
with being a member of the commu communist
nist communist party.
New York, Jan. 6. The sweeping
ra-ds against "reds" by federal agents
which netted nearly 700 prisoners last
Friday, were resumed at 7:30 last
night when ten large automobiles and
two army transport wagons left the
local headquarters of the department
of justice to round up communists and
other sedition mongers who escaped
the first drag net.
With the arrest on a deportation
warrant of Gregory Weinstein, "chief
!of staff" of soviet Russia's "ambas
Ludwig C. A. K. Martens, the
department of justice announced it
was hunting "big game" in its effort
to rid the country of the most dan-
- Rated as Trotzky's "best
ihere and a co-worker with him on the,
I T 1 1 I
nussian language radical paper, rxovy
Weinstein's position in the soviet
bureau ranked virtually on a par with j
Martens, it was stated. His duti
' i
"cnanceiior" gave mm control oi mon
ey and propaganda distrubution equal
ed only by that of Martens, and his
'activities Were greater, it was declar-
Victor Wolodin, former manager of
the Novy Mir, and said to have been
another co-worker with Trotzky, was
swept into the government's dragnet
late yesterday and sent to Ellis Island
in the wake of Weinstein.
The dreaded freeze did not mater materialize
ialize materialize last night. Clouds arose dur during
ing during the evening, and though the
weather was chilly the previous cold
warded off damage an dtoday a num number
ber number of farmers and citrus growers
who were in town were quite optimis optimistic.
tic. optimistic. Mr. Wartmann of Citra says
there was no ice in the oranges.
It is spring-like this afternoon, and
we expect a lot of winter underwear
will not be resumed tomorrow.
Public Institutions May Buy Them at
Discount to Resell to the
(Associated Press)
Washington, Jan. 6. State, munic municipal
ipal municipal and county institutions may pur purchase
chase purchase at ten per cent discount any
surplus goods or materials held by the
war department, it was announced to today.
(Associated rres.s)
New York, Jan. 6. Memorial ex-
country. Many friends made the
pilgrimage to Oystre Bay. Special
exercise swere held in the public
schools throughout the nation.
(Associated Press)
London, Jan. 6. Baron Culiffe, gov-
ernor of the Bank of England, died
suddenly last night.
We have an excellent line of Per-

fumes and Toilet Waters and ask youriili.irize themselves with this code if

inspection. Gerig's Drue: Store. 19-tf
nuiiua.j' -y m-


Die 0

a Safe Bet that All Present Will
be Thinking More of Politics
Than the Eats
( Associated Press)
Washington, Jan. tf. There are
J twelve leading in the democratic
party on the list of speakers made
public for the Jackson day dinner to
b i held here Thursday night. A mes message
sage message from the president will be read
first and speeches will be mcde by
Wm. J. Bryan, Secretary Daniels, At
torney General Palmer, Governor Cox
of Ohio, James W. Gerard, Champ


v,.;;o c,,... TX-4.-1. i r down up shortly, it was stated here
Virginia, Senators Hitchcock. Pome- t
tt,i,. i r j tic today. Decision to dispose of the ves-
rcne, underwood ana Owens and Mrs. n
Peter Oleson. associate member of the Slf. m ,thlS Way ff0 ?Vnvestl ?Vnvestl-national
national ?Vnvestl-national committee from Minnesota. RJT al mjnission rep-

Revision of the Rule Will Enable
Colleeg and University Men
to Participate
f Asd''jlated Press)
New York, Jin. 3. Boxing as an
mtprrnilpmntp snnvt ie mnillu train-'.
inc suDoorters at a number of col.

.leges and universities in all parts of;a,-out a weeK laten

the country and championship tourna
ments under revised r rules are not
tRt all urlikolv within the rtevt. ft-v'
years, lnter-'vnrsitv bouts between 1
fnvivvu ui'Amg l aii.a -;jicDcuitiug v--
f0rd and Cambridge Mniv
tIi:; 11!
been part of th? annual English sport
schedule for many years and similar!?
contests are not entirely unknown in'
the United States.
It is expected that such meetings;
will become more frequent as the!
boom of boxing gathers strength. Thef
teaueucy in vnis uireciion is snown
by a number of recent reports of box- i
inB activity among th colleeians..
tendency in this direction is shown I
r.,j r r th i
"vu i-wuca xiuiii i. iui ia, in., mat,.
the "Little Conference" has included i

boxing in its list of maior snorts and Pro?osal "for a national mer-er of the
ooxing in us "WMrsaMi tho r,Wa f

wouid be nlH rinr"
t i il. tt : t-
iii me cast uie university oi renn-1
jylvania has long been an ardent ad-
vocate of bovmg for the college ath-t

lete and has several times suggested points under the English rules great-! mere than 1500 missionaries of all the
tne formation of an intercollegiate ; lv fav0rs th- scientific boxer and no more important Protestant denomina denominating
ting denominating league. At the present timecredit is ffiven for aggressiveness. "t?ons.
both Pennsylvania and the Pennsyl-: The American boxers will have to Missionary statistics never before

vania otate college nave tne largest change thoir tactics if thry hope to
squads of boxers trying for the teams, at tha Olympic games next sum
in the history of the sport. BothrnPr arid the American Olvmpic com-1
squads are under the instruction ofjlniUeo and tj!OSe responsible for am-.

toiBi.-eiii. cudeae anu were wm ue
a uuai tournament eariy in tne spring

oeiwwu "ie tw" "i&wiuwoiis hh was j endeavor to change the styles of
the case in 1919. Dartmouth and some 0f our best amateurs,
other colleges in the east have engag-j "Unfamiliarity with the boxing
ed boxing coaches and plans intra-iUies in the Scandinavian countries
mural tournaments with the possibil-1 tvas a big handicap to the Yankees,
ity of broader activity within a year; but despite this the trio was very suc suc-or
or suc-or two. Icessful, winning thirteen of the sev-
The plan for a set of international Unteen contests in which they partic partic-boxing
boxing partic-boxing rules to supercede the anti- lipated."
quated Marguis of Queensbury codei

promises to be a subject of consid considerable
erable considerable controversy during the coming
months. The army, navy and civilian
bonrd of boxing control in this coun country
try country recen-iy sent a representative
abroad wih the outline for new reg-
Later it was learned that

th? International Boxing Federation, Alachua, his home, by his son, Mr. W.
a uropean organization, was also atH. Sealey. and taken to the hospital
work on such a set of rules. It wasfcr medical treatment, where he re-

fu-ther leirned that there was aiceived the very best of attention, but

w:ie gulf between the proposed code
ar i that eo far as the European au authorities
thorities authorities were concerned there was

lit 'Je inclination to adopt the Amer-jHe was 72 years old. He was born in
ican ideas. j Gadsden county, hut for some years
The Amateur Athletic Union has! had resided at Alachua. He had been
al?o issued a notice to all candidates a resident of the state all his life. The
for places on the American Olympic 'body will be taken to Alachua today
games bo?:rng team that the contests and will be laid to rest there tomor-

at Antwerp next summer win ce con-
ducted under the English amateur
boxing rules ard that they must fam-i
ithev exnect to make the team. These
I v
rule:-: differ in a number of respects
from the United States regulations
and u noint winner under the latter
mteht eas:ly be declared the loses in
a btut fought at Antwerp.
Jn this connection a portion of the
report of the manager of the A. A.
U. team of boxers who recently re returnee"!
turnee"! returnee"! from a tournament trip thru
Scindinavia is enlightening. All the
bouts were fought under English am amateur
ateur amateur rules. The manager states:
"America learned a lesson from the;
itour which will be of gerat aid in
i preparing a championship combina combination
tion combination for the Olympic games. The
; rules under which the Americans com com-'peted
'peted com-'peted in Denmark and Sweden are
the rules which will govern the box
ing contests at the Olympic games,
namely, the English amateur boxing
iles. '
"The judging and scoring of


Put Up Plea of Heavy Expense in the
Districts in Which Will be Sub Submitted
mitted Submitted Plebiscites
(Associated Press)
Paris, Jan. 6. An application from
German representatives here fcr a
reduction in the number of troops to
bo sent to the areas in which pleb plebiscites
iscites plebiscites arc to be taken under the peace
treaty, has been received by the su supreme
preme supreme council.- Germany will bear
the expense of maintaining these
troops and her representatives com complain
plain complain the cost will be excessive.
London, Jan. 6. The German war war-r.hips
r.hips war-r.hips sunk in Scana Flow will be
bility of raising them.
Paris, Jan. 6. There is every indi indication
cation indication that the peace protocol will be
signed by Germany and ratifications
of the Versailles treaty exchanged by
January 10, the date tentatively set
;by the supreme council yesterday.
The council of the elague of nations,
is understood will be called to meet
(Associate-i Pres)
Pat?s. Jan. 6. Tiie French cabinet

wwuuigv.. fixei Tanuarv 17th as tfce date

or ihc ol ictlon of the new president
i jZ.

"UNITED CHURCHES OF i fields will be placed before the dele-
CIUtlSTIAX AMERICA"5?; "cal counties and cities in
t;he United States will be presented
(Associated Prisa) ; showing the location of every church,
I 1 i 1 1

New York. Jan. C Commissioners

. f i;
o! approximately twenty denomina.e5m; "iifff- T
tions .have accepted lan invitation Lfrom! U ;til?

the PrpshvtpWMn rhnrrh in ronfpr nt
Philadelphia Feb. 3rd to 6th on the
United ChUrcbe7 of Ch,;
Ampr'Va if. tra! ?iTimiTif1 fnHnv
from Presbyterian headquarters here.
ateur boxing should take advantage

of the esson learned on this tour, andjly hxed."

Mr. H. C. Sealey, father of Mrs. A.
C. Cobb of this city, died last night at
11 o'clock at the latter's home after
a short illness. Mr. Sealey was
jbi ought to Ocala last Friday from
his condition was too critical for med
iccj science to be of any avail.
! Mr. Sealey died of heart trouble.
row afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cobb, Mr. W. H.
Sealey of Alachua and Mr. L. R.
Sealey of Bowline: Green, sons of the
'deceased, will accomnanv the bodv to
jits final resting place. Mrs. J. S.
Eagan of Hardee, Mrs. S. E. Guymi
. - m
and Mr. II. E. Sealey of Palm Beach,
daughters and son of the deceased,
will arrive in Alachua in time for the
Mr. Sealey was a prominent citizen
of Alachua county and was highly re respected
spected respected and honored by a wide circle
of friends, who will be pained to hear
of his death. Mrs. A. C. Cobb and
her relatives have the profound sym sympathy
pathy sympathy of the entire city in the loss of
their dearly beloved one.
The sewing circle of the Eastern
Star wrill meet Wednesday afternoon
at 3 o'clock at the residence of Mrs.
jC. E. Simmons.
Election of officers.
Remember the Ocala Exchange &
'Hide Co. wants your fori. 6-lxa


Bolsheviki Admit that at One Impor
tant Point on Their Line, They
Have Been Beaten
(Associated Pres?)
: London, Jan. 6. The bolsheviki
army has evacuated the city of
Dvinsk, it is admitted in a Russian
soviet communique received by wire wireless
less wireless from Moscow today. The place
was abandoned under enemy pressure,
the statement says.
Piotestant Churchmen and Editors
Will Gather in Atlantic City
(Associated Press)
; Atlantic City, Jan. 6. One thou thousand
sand thousand prominent Protestant churchmen
and 150 editors of Protestant relig religious
ious religious periodicals will gather here to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow for a three days' conference
having for its main purpose "the
welding of Protestant denominations
for the evangelization of the world."
The conference has been called by
Robert Lansing, secretary of state,
who is chairman of the general- com committee
mittee committee of the Interchurch World
Movement, under whose auspices th
sessions will be held.
For the fifst time, it is said, the co coordination
ordination coordination or lack of co-ordination of
the churches will be vizualized in or order
der order thit a remedy may be applied for
;thc "wasting of spiritual energy, the
lives of the workers and the money of
the churches."
Maps, charts and graphics illustrat
ing the present religious, moral, edu
cational and hvsrianic conditions of the
world in both the foreign and homei
Fsn nouse, social center, scnooi or
hibits, it is Faid, by those in charge
, r.n
f .the conference.
will prove "a!
! startling revelation as to the great
arurng reveiauon as y me great
inadequacy of the American churches
- L'l
i ine COUniry.
, J"
sionary field charts and maps will
r a1 i. iL. .'u:u:. 1
ri infnrmfltinti MihorvA fmm
r i r r 14 t v m T v 1 V4 t 1 1 i i m yiiiiiii. i ii

compiled, it is announced, will be pre-fed notices of changes in regard to the
sented so that the magnitude of the ; national dues of the organization and
firancia! task the Intei-church World 'with regard to the subscriptions to
Movement must shoulder to fulfill its! the American Legion Weekly. The

; spiritual obligations may be definite
Small want ads. will sell big things.
No. 136.
Report of the Condition of the

j The Tampa Tribune gives the fol fol-At
At fol-At Ocala, in the State of Florida, at -low list of losses in the fire which

the Close of Business December
31st, 1919
Loans on real estate $ 47,909.67
Loans on collateral secur
ity other than real estate 146,563.21
All other loans and dis- I
counts 12,499.56!
Overdrafts 57.72
United States bonds 5,347.38
State, county and munic
ipai bonds 10,900.00
Banking house, furniture
and fixtures 44-301.50
Other real estate 3,661.20
Claims and other resources 17,364.37
u u e i r o m incorporate- t :
banks 130,639.24;
Checks and exchanges for
clearing 4,822.94
Cash on hand 38,790.55
Total $642,857.34
Capital stock paid in'. $50,000.00
Individual deposits subject
to check 406,158.55
Time certificates of deposit 16,755.00
Certified checks 15.00
Cashier's checks outstand
ing 4J240.95!
Savings deposits 165,061.78
All other liabilities.
Total $642357.34
State of Florida,
County of Marion, ss.:
I Roger Dodd, cashier of the above above-named
named above-named bank do solemnly swear that
the above statement is true to the
best of my knowledge and belief.
Roger Dodd, Cashier.
Correct Attest:
E. A. Osborne,
Percy Thigpen,
Roger Dodd, Directors,
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 31st day of December, 1919.
(Seal) E. F. Sipple,

1-6-ltdly Notary Public.


When She Released Babe Ruth to the
New York Americans at a
Fancy Price
(Associated Press)
New York, Jan. "C The most pop popular
ular popular indoor sport here today was
guessing how much the New York
Americans paid Eoston for Babe Ruth,
whose purchase was announced last
night at Los Angeles by Miller Hug Hug-gins,
gins, Hug-gins, manager of the Yankees. The
nearest approach to anything of an
official nature was the admission of
Colonel Ruppert, the Yankee presi
dent, that he understood an offer of
$100,000 for Ruth was reftrsed last
summer by the Boston club. Sporting
writers estimate the price paid at
$125,000 to $150,000. It was only a
few years ago when the announce
ment that the Giants had paid $11,000
for Marquard staggered the sporting
Boston, Jan. 6. Ruth sent the fol
lowing telegram today to his business
manager here: "Will not play any anywhere
where anywhere but Boston."
Budapest, Dec. 8. (Correspond (Correspondence
ence (Correspondence of the Associated Press.) Ar Arrests
rests Arrests of men active in the communist
reign continue as search of the arch archives
ives archives reveai iheir particination in the
Bela Kun administration. Among
! those recently taken into custody is
iur. AicAanuer varjas, a proiessor m
1 cnV ni&n scnoois, wno is alleged
to have received and expended 2.500,-
uuu crowns m propaganda work.
. There will be a game of basket ball
ai the Ocala high school grounds Sat
urday at 4 p. m., between our school
girls and the Duval high school team
All friends of the school should be
present and boost for our girls. Price
of admission, 25 cents.
Marion County Post No. 1. of the
American Legion, meets in regular
session thi3 evening at 8 o'clock at
the Board of Trade room, Ocala. The
meeting is being held this evening
in view of the fact that the regular
night fell on New Year's day.
The adjutant of the post has receiv-
changes which were made by the na-
ticnal convention in Minneapolis will
require some slight adjustment on the
part of local posts.
It is expected that at tomorrow
night's meeting plans for the activi activities
ties activities of the local post during the com coming
ing coming year will be outlined.
practically consumed the business
section of Crystal River early Mon Monday
day Monday morning:
J. W. Willis, hotel, loss $4000; H.
W. Edwards, $2000; P. L. Turner,
j$2000; J. E. Stevens, $2000; H. G. Mil-
ler $3000; W. B. Moon, $2000; A. D.
Williams, $1000; E. T. Bowman, $1,-
ooo; Allen estate, $3000. No insur-
h;ii;o.o ofrVe nr nAm
jj. B. Gaston, $4000, insurance $1500;
, Gorman Williams, $3000, no msur-
lance; J. iewis, ?oUU, no insurance;
:IL Sheffield, $500. no insurance; J.
Hood, $8000. insurance $2000; A. D.
jTimmons and W. Smith. $500 each, no
Blitchton, Jan. 5. Mr. A. C. Cobb
of Ocala called Wednesday. f
Dr. S. H. Blitch is up after a week's
Mrs. B. R. Blitch and daughter
spent Tuesday at Irvine.
A number of our young people were
guests of Miss Mabel Beck Wednea-
jdsy evening at Cottage Hill.
Mr. and Mrs. Dug Fant and chil-
dren of Flemington,
were Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Fant.
Dr. J. L. Davis of Irvine was a
Tuesday visitor. v
Messrs. Landis and Loonis Blitch
visited Ocala Wednesday afternoon.
A number of our farmers are kill killing
ing killing hogs this week.
Mrs. Minnie Hammons and Miss
Rowena Hammons spent Friday lit
Misses Maude and Maudie Fant of
Morriston spent Wednesday with Mr.
and Mrs. F. E. Fant.
Select Stationery in Holiday doxcj

at Gerig's Drag Store. : 12-tf



'civilian would probably be inclined to

agree with Mr. Daniels and say he

:as shown an unusually high sense of

justice. Officers and men of Ameri-
I'tibiiaked Kvery iiay Kxwpt Sunday by, can ships torpedoed by the Germans

in the late war almost invariably

OF OCA LA, FLA. negg -n faceo the moat disconcerting

circumstances. Not only in the navy

cala evehihg STA R



It. It. Carroll, President

LfnteoKuoti, srftary-Treauref'but in the army, however, it has been

J. If. Ilinjainiu, lOdltor

Kntcred at Oca la. Via.
. cond-clafeb matter.

It:iMlnMM Office
r.iiltorlul Department

; almost without exception the rule to
'reward only success, and should an ex-

ioatoffice as ample be set of rewarding brave and
! skillful men who fail, it might open

jthe door to rewarding the cowardly
and unskilled any man, in fact, who
F lie-One fi,..f- rf (rnvprnnifn)- nflfirinl

Tivo-Seven & 1 I.

1 ne navy iougnt Amer-

to back him.

mh.mhkii associ atki) pities j ica's battles for scores of year3 be be-The
The be-The Associated Press is exclusively forG Jlr. Daniels was born, and he
entitled for the use for republication of . . Mr naai. ;c trAi.

newa tlispatctif-s credited to it or,11"" v. w


not otherwise credited in tnis paper ana
hK-o the local news published herein.
All rights of r publication of special
dispatcher herein are ai.o reserved.



One year, in advance ?6.00
Six months, in advance 3.00

Three months, in advance
One month, in advance


The junior



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Who worked at the self same bench

1-J "Let me tell you this," and for em-

wv, i

p nas lb,
He nourished a Stillson wrench,
'Tlnn'f tnllr tn mp of trip hnurtypnie.

DUiplny Plate 15 cents per inch for; r)nn't nr.on vonr month to sneak'
nLntUro Inrtlnpo AUi-rintD !t!0.r. UOn t OUCH VOU1 1I1UULI1 IU SpCtlR.

tlona 25 per cent additional. Composi- Of your socialists, or your anarchists,

tion charges on ads. that run less than Don t mention the bolsheveeK,
six times 5 cents per inch. Special tv v i prmf nf th foreign stuff
position 20 .per cent additional. Rates Tr, 1 ve ?aa enuI 01 ims ireipn stu"
based on 4-inch minimum. Less than- Im sick as a man can be
four inches will take higher rate. Of the speech of hate, and I ra tellm
which will be furnished upon applica- i vou straight
tIieodinr XotireM 5 cents per line for That this is the land for me.
first Insertion; 3'cents per line for each A A A
subsequent insertion. One change a "If you want to brag, just take that
week allowed on readers without extra j flag
CitlJSvui$&nts at legal rates An ast of its field of blue,
Legal advertisements at legal rates., dead blood
The friends of Mr. P. V. Leavengood j For thjSSS of the likes o you.
will be glad to know that after ten rr, Y,r mnro wovoH onro


His wrench, in a forceful way.

days' severe illness he is on the mend.
It will be several days yet, tho be

fore he can return to his place in the, "O the cunning creed o some Rus-
Star office. i sian breed.
j I stand for the U. S. A.
Our Fellowship correspondent : I'm donewiAour fads and your wild
there are only three young white men Don't flourish your flags o' red
left on the farms m his neighborhood. Where I can see or at night there'll be
Bad policy for the boys to flock to the Tall candles around your bed."
cities. They will be sorry for it some . .
day. We pulled the same stunt in our Svyr$ fflaff Ukf
'-v, iA.j -f Mn Thank God for its stars and stripes!
youth, and have regretted it many Thank God you,re here where he
times smce. road3 are clear,'
, Away from your kings -and cazrs.

Mr. W. T. Gary, who was one of the can't just say what I feel today,
Y. M. C. A. men who was right with 1 n a talking man,.
uro uaa uen But first and last, I'm a-standm'

vj.t wwjo w "" .v.. ,Qr ajj tnas American
notified that he has been appointed an So dont you speak of the boighevk
honorary member of the Society of, It's sick of that stuff I am,
the Fifth Division, headquarters in One God, one flag is the creed I brag!
Washington. Mr. Gary was with the; I'm boosting for Uncle Sam."


Fifth Division, during much of its!

service in France.

The boats of the Daylight Line will

begin their trips for the season on the


The following is from the Orlando

15th of this month, and from that time Reporter-Star:

on. for the next three months, there Our main subject for today is the
will be a steady procession thru Ocala coming sub-tropical mid-winter fair,
of tourists taking the Oklawaha trip. J It is a good subject and a timely
j one, for there is no one thing in this
An Ocala man, who was out hunt-: immediate section that means so much
ing the other day. says his dog point- as this fair and no wthat most of the
ed a pile of brush, and on looking un- county fairs and the Jacksonville fair
der it he found five gallons of moon- are over, the thing uppermost in the
shine. He was afraid to do more than minds of those who believe in these
take a sniff, and beat it, but many of expositions is the fair that draws its
our more adventurous hunters are of-. exhibits from the five counties of Or Or-fering
fering Or-fering him a fancy price for his dog. ange, Seminole, Volusia, Lake and Os Os-:
: Os-: Jceola, and attracts attention all over
Saturday, on receiving the first the state and secures support from
news of the nation-wide raid on the the four corners of the earth, for,
bolsheviki, we wrote over the dis- whatever may be said of other fairs,
patches a head which read "Radicals it is an incontrovertible fact that this
Being' Treated Rough." Details of fair, held in Orlando. Florida, from
the raid, however, show that they February 10th to 13th, 1920, probably
were treated very gently, no violence brings more visitors in the state to
being used toward any of them unless one place than any other. It is held
they resisted, which very few did. at the" right time to influence this
Nevertheless, the "Red" papers of this class of visitors and all who are in any
and other countries will almost cer- ay interested in Florida enterprise
tainly be filled with lies about the and products are always sure to be on

brutality of the American officials, tlm

For ten successive years, without

The government is giving the peo- regard to drawbacks of weather or
pie splendid bargains in the way of war this fair has held uniformly suc suc-army
army suc-army supplies, and its sales would cessful exhibitions and while it has
greatly help out if it was not for the paid no dividends to the stockholders,
delays. One citizen of Ocala sent in it has never gone by default and the
an order six weeks ao for over $40 ofilcers and stockholders derive pleas pleas-worth
worth pleas-worth of groceries, offered at the most urable compensation in the good they
reasonable prices but they have not feei sure they are doing the country
arrived yet. There is no sense in and the people.
these delays the work must be in The coming fair will be in no way
the charge of some butt-headed bu- inferior to those formerly held and in
reaucrat who doesn't know enough to sme respects it is expected it will
get out of his own way. surpass them, for the interest in ex
hibitions of this character is greatlv
The great power the government increasing among intelligent and well
can use when it has to has been informed people.
shown in the general roundup of an-. The noultrv department will exceed
archists. It came without any warn-;an previous records, the exhibits from
ing all over the country and showed surrounding counties promise to sur sur-a
a sur-a completeness of organization that vess those of recent years and it is
sui prises all. It is also noticeable the purpose of the management to
that the officers when necessary were put Up the verv greatest citrus exhibit
helped by ex-service men. It might ever snown in'the state, since this is
be well for the people who talk so one of the recognized greatest orange
glibly about nation-wide sympathetic centers. Along all other lines the

strikes to think about this. The gen- outlook is most promising and there
eral public does not want any nation-are ROW fifteen race horses wintering
wide strike, and will back the gov- in the stables on the grounds, prepar prepar-emment
emment prepar-emment up in anything it does to inr for the finest races ever had.
break one up. It is by no means im-j All this, including plenty of flying
possible that all over the country are:in the air, daylight and night fire fire-many
many fire-many citizens prepared and under in-;Works music and many other attrac attrac-structions
structions attrac-structions to help government agents ticns, are Dromised, well worth the
in any emergency. It is not good, of attendance of people at either extrem extrem-ccurse,
ccurse, extrem-ccurse, for the government of a re-iity of the state over good
public to have to create and maintain centering- at Orlando or via railroad,
such an organization, but it is better! The management joins the press in
than yielding to classes who are : extending a most cordial invitation to
ready and a little more than willing to j everybody everywhere to get ready
victimize the entire country to carry and spend tnia February celebration
otit their own selfish and incendiary in Orlando,
o r, i u- NOTICE
Secretary Daniels, in giving his
reasons for the manner in which he Notice is hereby given that the an an-has
has an-has distributed honors among naval nual meeting of the stockholders of
men, says that he has given decora- i the Commercial Lime Company will
tions. to those who were unfortunate be held in the offices of the company
as well as those who were fortunate 00 the en.S of January. 6th, 1920,
because the unlucky ones showed 2ex?: "vlrwS
. jsucn business as may properly come
great -courage in. their misfortune ;;before the meeting.
sometimes higher than that of those W. M. Palmer, Secretary.

: wbom fortune favored, in otnerii2-30-2tdly-tues

vords, he tried to reward those who

showed high merit in defeat as well

aa those who by it won victory. The

Wo. buy .all kinds of furs. Ocala
Exchange and Hide Co. 6-lxn

(Coprrlfbt. ltl. tj Wet torn :.ewsfap Uolom.)
It was summer dullness in the law
courts and I was lolling in a chair at
the office window, toin to decide
upon a brief vacation away from the
dust and din of the city. I had been
In practice for a year and had done
moderately well in a money way. I
turned from my Idle survey of the
street as I heard a footstep in the hall
outside. A lad of about fourteen stood

reading the inscription on my door:
Mtobert Lane, Attorney at Law."
"If you please, sir," he said, advanc advancing
ing advancing timorously, "are you Mr. Lane?"
"That's my name," I replied, notlc notlc-ng
ng notlc-ng that the boy was very pale and
seemed laboring under some unusual
strain of agitation.
"Then I would like to ask your ad advice.
vice. advice. I have just been discharged
from employment. They accuse me of

I something I never did stealing. They

paid me and I have ten dollars in my
pocket. How much of It would you
want to tell me what I am to doV
His eyes were fearless, his attire
neat, his whole presentation that of an
Intelligent and honest youth. I noted
how much he tried to control the quiv quivering
ering quivering lip and maintain the open manli manliness
ness manliness that seemed natural to him.
"We won't talk of a fee, my lad, at
this stage of the case," I said. What
is the trouble?
Briefly he told me. He was Hal
Barton, and had been working for two
months In the wholesale Jewelry estab establishment
lishment establishment of Morse & Co. For some
time past It was current talk that the

house was missing various articles

from their stock. They had made a

search of the desks of the various em

ployees. In his own, they claimed.

thev had found a watch and chain

done up in a handkerchief.

I never saw It before, and the hand handkerchief
kerchief handkerchief was not mine," explained the
lad. The manager was cross and ob obstinate.
stinate. obstinate. He simply told me to draw
my pay and leave. I think It very un unjust.
just. unjust. It spoils my chances of other
work, and if my sister Inea doubts my
Innocence it will break my heart.

Won't you help me with your advice?"
I rather greeted this sensational
break upon my loneliness as a panacea
for ennui and proceeded promptly to
interrogate rov youthful client. At the

end of half an hour I was folly con convinced
vinced convinced that Hal Barton was Just what
he purported to be and a victim of un untoward
toward untoward circumstances. He was averse
to going home with his doleful story.
He and his sister, Inez, were orphans,
both working for a living, axd I dis discerned
cerned discerned that the lad had been brought
up In the right way. I determined on
immediate action. I went promptly to
the store of Horse & Co. and was soon
closeted with the manager.
The latter admitted that he had
acted rather harshly v;ith Hal, but put
up the plaint that their mysterious
losses were becoming an item that was
seriou& He showed me Hal's desk
and the watch and fiialn and the hand'
kerchief. He stared at me strangely
as I asked permission to retain the lafr
ter article.
"Going to do some detective workl"
he insinuated.
"I am, if It will prove the innocence

of a lad you have wronged, I an

swered gravely. 'I ask a week to act
in that capacity, but at no charge to

Then I went back to the office and
offered to go home with HaL He was

overjoyed at the proffer. We found

his sister working on a dress. The

first glimpse I had of that lovely, in

gecuous face a new interest came into
the case for me. I told my story and

that of Hal. Not for an Instant did

Inez Barton doubt the innocence of

her brother, and both seemed relieved

and glad that I extended my friendly
aid. I asked Hal to call at my office

the next morning.

Do you recall anyone with Morse
& Co. who is given to the use of per perfumery?"
fumery?" perfumery?" I asked Hal, a man, fox

this is a man's handkerchief. And his

name, according to the Initial, begins

with a"
MC? Ca-r-r-Carrl Oh, Mr. Lane,"
Instantly cried ttaI, "he Is our Inven Inventory
tory Inventory clerk. He wouldn't steal 1"

"I didn't say that he would. HaL" 1

replied. "The handkerchief suggests

him, though, it seems. Never mind-

forget that. Tell your sister I will re report
port report progress in a day or two," and

my mind as full of Inez as of my self-

imposed mission, I took up the trail of
Walter Carr forthwith, learning from

Hal sufficient of his routine to map

out my plan of action.

I brought joy and relief to the

humble Barton home the last day of

that week. With eyes bedewed with
grateful tears Inez Barton listened to
my story. It was a simple one. Every
day Walter Carr went for his lunch to
the same restaurant. Every day he
was met by a young man. Every day

they hung their hats on the same
hooka, and one day I noticed that

when the meal was finished Carr took
the hat of his confrere, both of the

same size and make, and another day
I managed to make off with the Carr
hat, and oestllng under its inner band
were two fine gold chains.
It was not at all easy to forget the
Bartons. After the complete vindi vindication
cation vindication of Hal and the recovering of a
large amount of plunder from Can's
accomplice, I remembered them so
well that I cootiBUfd my visits to their
pleasant ftorafr csd la Jane Insg wa?


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 No. 19. 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. Sage. K. of Pw. & S.


Ocala Chapter No. 29. O. E. S..
meets at the Masonic hall the second

and fourth Thursday evenings of each

month at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Isabel Wesson, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.


-:- PHONE 101 -:-


Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at

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.

Miriam1 Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evening
ning evening in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' 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
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
Shop, 113 Main street.

J. H. Spencer, E. K.
E. J. Crook, Secretary.


Tulula Lodge No. 22. I. O. O. F.,
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.

Negotiable Storage Receipts Issued on Cotton, Automobiles, J5tc.


Phone 29

It -i

R. A. M. CHAPTER No. 13

Regular convocations of the Ocala

Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the first

Friday in every month at 8 p. m.

C. E. Connor, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secretary.

Llama Still Ussd as Burden Bearer.
Dogs and llamns were the only ani animals
mals animals known to have been used for con conveying
veying conveying burdens by the Indians, prior
to the advent of white men in the
western hemisphere.
The use of the los was restricted
almost entirely to the caribou and bi bison
son bison areas, with a sledge in the most
northern part and toboggan In the
forests, or where the snow would not
bear the weight of runners. The tra tra-vois
vois tra-vois of the bison area was a primitive
vehicle consisting of two trailing poles
with a platform or net across them
for carrying the load.
From Ecuador north to the Colorado
river there is no evidence of anything
but human carriage," but in Peru the
llama was used. It has little more
carrying capacity than a large dog, but
9 particularly well adapted for moun mountain
tain mountain travel, and even today has not
wholly been replaced by the mule or
horse. Detroit News.


In subdivision and sale ol
farms and plantations, also
city property, disolution of
partnership and adminstra adminstra-tlon
tlon adminstra-tlon sale.
kWMk mm
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 good-by.
Home Office Ansley Motel

Eugene Bention,
. Contracting Agent.

Jno. P. Oglesby,
General Manager.




Truck for Chambermaids.
Everything needed by a chamber chambermaid
maid chambermaid in lier work oan be carried con conveniently
veniently conveniently ou a rubber-tired truck de designed
signed designed for use in hotels and apartment
buildings and described with illustra illustration
tion illustration in the Popular Mechanics Maga Magazine.
zine. Magazine. The vehicle is of all-metal con construction,
struction, construction, and has 'shelves for clean
bed liuen, towels and wash cloths. At
one end is a large canvas bag for soiled
articles. A carpet sweeper, a broon.
a feather duster and other cleaning
utensils are placed at the opposite end.
Compartments on top hold soap, elec electric
tric electric light bulbs, safety pins and other

.thc: Properly fitted glaasses
s, will go a long way to-

53K-v ward making


Crab Shell Is Barometer.
The Araucanians, of the southern southern-roost
roost southern-roost province of Chile, use a crab
shell as a barometer. In dry, fair
weather It is white, but when rain is
approaching red spots appear on It.
end when excessive moisture Is present
In the atmosphere it becomes red all

Excellent Advice.
"Boss, please gimme G rents for car carfare."
fare." carfare." whined the measly mendicant.
"I want to go out to the Country club
and I ain't got de C cents."
Ah !" returned old Festus Pester.
"Then, by all means, do not go. A
man who hasn't 0 cents would feel sad sadly
ly sadly out of place In the exclusive Coun Coun-trv
trv Coun-trv club district." Kansas City Star.

.wfc perous year.
Optometrist and Optician.
Eyesight Specialist


Careful Estimates made or all Con
tract work. Gives More at I Better
Work for the Money than t iy other
contractor in the city.

We always handle the best fresh meat tc be
had and our prices are always the lowe it.
Round Steak 25c Best Pork Chops 30c
Loin Steak 30c Pork Sausage 25c
Stew Meat 15c-
Groceries, Fruit, Vegetables, Etc

Take Too Much Credit.
"The Blanks are always bragging
Hout their ancestors."
"Yes, from the way they talk one
would Imagine they had selected them
themselves." Boston Transcript.

Remember the Ocala Exchange &
Hide Co. wants your furs. 6-lm


Read the Star Want Ads. It pays



Sec Me
For AH Classes 01
Stone, Brick, Wood,
and Concretej
J. D. McCaskill
Phone 446. 728 Wenon St.

Z Speedy and Comfortable
J Cars at All Hours
Home -IOHI
Veterinai Physician and Surgeon
Phone 38 M
Ocala - Florida
Mclver & MscKay
PHONES 47. 104. S05
Arrival and Departure of passenger
The following schedule figures pub published
lished published hs information and not guar guaranteed.
anteed. guaranteed. (Eastern Standard Time)
Leave Arrive
2:15 am Jacksonville-N'York 2:10 am
1:55 pm Jacksonville 1:30 pm
4:05 pm Jacksonville 4:25 pm
. Tampa-
2:15 am Tampa 2:15 am
2:15 am Manatee- 3:35 pm
St. Petersburg
1:50 pm Tampa-Manatee 1:35 pm
4:25 pm Tampa-St. P'tersbrg 4:05 pm j
Leave Arrive
2:12 pm Jacksonville-N'York 3:15 am
1:45 pm J'ksonville-Ga'nsville 3:35 pm
6:42 am J'ksonville-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-Wilcox
7:25 am Dun'ellon-L'kelnd 11:03 pm
3:25 pm Homosassa 1:30 pm
10:18 pm Leesburg 6:42 am
4:45 pm Gainesville 11:50 am
Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
"Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.
Ounce of Prevention Better Than
Pound of Cure
., .With influenza again .making in inroads
roads inroads into the health of the country,
.the old adage, "an ounce of prevention
is better than a pound of sure," never,
meant more than it does now.
A S-ounce bottle of Dr. Williams
J.01 Tonic will save many pounds of
..cure. 101 Tonic contains Quinine,
Iron and Magnesia. This is a proper
combination where cases of colds, la la-grippe,
grippe, la-grippe, fever and maalria, as well as
"flu,' 'are to be treated or warded off.
During the influenza epidemic
which covered the country in October,
.1918, the sale sof 101 Tonic increased
more 4 ban 500 per cent. This proves
that 1 )1 Tonic is an effective treat treat-.
. treat-. ment : or this disease.
101 Tonic not only treats the dis disease,
ease, disease, I.ut acts as a general tonic.
Get 101 Tonic at your drug store
25c. and oOc bottles. Accept no sub
stitute, for there is no medical prep preparation,
aration, preparation, sold which is like Dr. Will Williams
iams Williams No. 101 Tonic. Adv. 2
If ym wrant Candy, ana want really
good candy, come and see our lines.
Nunnaily's, "The Candy of the South,"
Guth's "Made in Baltimore," and Lig Lig-gett's,
gett's, Lig-gett's, "Made in Boston." Boxes large
and small. Gerig's Drug tSore. 12-tf
Received on
Tuesdays and Fridays
At 2 P. M.
Phone 519


If you have any society items,
phone five-one.
After a pleasant visit to her sister,
Mrs. J. E. Johnson, in Sanford, Mrs.
L. W. Ponder returned to her home
here yesterday.
Select Stationery in Hoiiaay Doxea
at Gerig's Drug Store. 12-tf
It is most gratifying news to the
many friends of Mr. and Mrs. T. H.
Johnson, to learn that Mr. Johnson,
who has been ill for several weeks, is
new able to sit up a while each day.
Stop! Have you tried Federal Bread,
the "best bread in the world." 20-tf
Mrs. E. R. Hastings of Montgom Montgomery,
ery, Montgomery, Ala., is spending hte winter with
her son, Mr. E. M. Hastings and fam family
ily family at their home at Fort McCoy.
. Mrs. Paul Theus' many friends will
be glad to know that she is steadily
improving and in all probability will
be- well enough to leave the hospital
All customers of Federal Bread arc
satisfied customers. Ask them. tf
Mrs. Clarence Phillips and four at attractive
tractive attractive daughters left yesterday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon for their home in Jacksonville,
after spending several weeks with the
former's sister, Mrs. George Taylor,
and family.
The many friends of Miss Adela
Ax will regret to learn that she is
still confined to her room with a se severe
vere severe attack of tonsilitis. It is sincere sincerely
ly sincerely hoped that she will soon be entire entirely
ly entirely well again.
The best winter hog and cow pas pasture
ture pasture is rye, rape and oats. At Ocala
Seed Store. 13-tf
Mrs. W. J. Frink and lovely little
daughter, Bettie leave this afternoon
for their home in' South Florida, after
a pleasant visit at the home of Mrs.
Frink's parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. E.
Miss Nona Sewell. after having
spent the week-end very pleasantly
as the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. P.
Galloway, has returned to Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville to resume her duties as teacher
in the high school there.
Use the Stars unclassified Column
Mrs. W. Hickman Chambers and
pretty little daughter, Jane Elizabeth
have returned to Ocala after a visit in
Jacksonville with the former's par parents,
ents, parents, and are again making their home
at the Harrington.
The most complete line of Thermos
Bottles we have ever displayed. Come
i nand see" them. Gerig's Drue tSore.
The many friends that Miss Bernice
Smith has made while on visits to her
sister, Mrs. L. II. Pillans of this city,
will be interested to know that she
is now a student at Flora McDonald
College, Red Springs, N. C.
Mrs. Charles Rheinauer will enter
tain the Wednesday auction club to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow afternoon at her Lake Weir
home, and club members and other in invited
vited invited guests are looking forward to
this meeting with a great deal of
If. it's a Kodak that Is wanted, re remember
member remember that Gerig's Drug Store is
the only store in Ocala where you can
get one. All Kodaks are cameras, but
all cameras are NOT KODAKS. 12-tf
Mr. T. R. Troxler, wife and three
daughters of Cincinnati, are guests of
Mr. T. W. Troxler and family. The
Messrs. Troxler are brothers, and
married sisters, the Misses Barber,
ana they are now having a very pleas pleasant
ant pleasant family reunion.
Mr. Charles Peyser, the veteran
tobacconist, who accompanied his
daughter, Mrs. Harry Simon and
granddaughter, Miss Carolyn Peyser,
to their home in Miami several days
ago, has returned to the city. Mr.
Peyser enjoyed his brief vacation
very much.
Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pens on
sale every day at Gerig's Drug Store.
Miss Ethel Seymour, who has an
excellent situation with a big New
York firm, sends best wishes to her
Ocala friends. She has just been en en-jcying
jcying en-jcying visits from her sister. Miss
Mary Seymour, of Jacksonville, and a
Lakeland friend, Miss Winifred
Sti eater, both of whom spent the hol holidays
idays holidays with her.
Mr. George Chambers left yester yesterday
day yesterday for Atlanta, for examination and
tieatment by army surgeons. George
was one of our Company A boys and
went to Camp Wheeler with them.
There he was taken ill and has never
entirely recovered. His friends hope
the army doctors will soon put him in
good shape again.
The missionary society of the Bap
tist church, which is holding several
meetings this week, had a very pleas pleasant
ant pleasant and successful gathering yester yesterday
day yesterday afternoon, at the residence of Mrs.
W. T. Gary. Mrs. J. J. Peoples was
the leader and her subject was China,
and her paper was most splendidly

prepared and delivered. Mrs. Gary
served her guests to tea and wafers.
This afternoon Mrs. Robert Marsh
will be hostess with Mrs. Van Hood
p.s leader. Thursday afternoon the
meeting will be held at the residence
of Mrs. Lanier Robertson, with Mrs.
John Rogers as leader. Friday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon Mrs. J. J. Peoples will be
hostess with Mrs. Carter as leader.
All members of the church are urged
'and cordially invited to attend these
meetings, which are both instructive
and interesting.
! Mr. Joe Smedley of Belleview has
a position with T. W. Troxler. Mr.
Sroedley is a brother of that brave
Ley, Frank SmeHley. who went to
Camp Wheeler with Company A, and
' a victim to the epidemic which
I :hat autunn and winter ended the
s lives of so mnay of our gallant young

The mo?t"compIete l?ne of Thermos
Bottles we have ever displayed. Come
in and se them. Gerig's Drug
Store. 19-tf
The stork brought Mr. and Mrs.
Starley James of Leesburg a beauti
ful Christmas present in the shape of
another dainty little daughter, whom!
her rroud parents have endowed with
; the pretty, old-fashioned name of
'Phoebe. Mrs. James was formerly
Miss Edith Mcllvaine of Ocala.
Miss Margaret Taylor left Sunday
afternoon for Bdvidere. N. J., after
a pleasant vacation spent in the city
with her sister and brothers. Miss
Taylor is a helping teacher to half of
Warren county, N. J., public schools.
This is a very responsible position
and her scores of friends in the city
will be interested to know that she is
meeting with a great deal of success.
If it's a Kodak that is wanted, re remember
member remember that Gerig's Drug Store is
the only store ir Ocala where you can
get one. All Kodaks are cameras, but
all cameras are NOT Kodaks. 19-tf
The friends of Mr. Levis Smith are
grieved to learn of his illness at the
home of his sister, Mrs. L. H. Pillans.
Mr. Smith has been quite ill for the
past two weeks, but news from his
bedside this morning announced that
there was some improvement. It is
sincerely hoped by his scores of
friends that he will soon be entirely
vcll again.
Mr. Gray, who lives just outside of
the city limits, was the host to a love lovely
ly lovely motor trip Sunday to Orlando and
other points south. His guests were
Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Bitting, Mrs. S.
C. M. Thomas and her sister, Mrs.
Robinson. The party returned lat3
Sunday evening, having had a most
ideal outing.
Let P. A. Durand do your plumbing,
tinning, gas fitting, roofing and gen general
eral general repair work. With V. Mrasek. at
Yonge's old tin shop. l-l-4twky
"Today's Obligation," will be the
subject at the Methodist church Wed-1
t y t i nr w tt
(nesaay nigm. iurs. xviary narris
j Armour, LL.D. conceded to be one
of the foremost women orators of the
'day, will speak at the Methodist
church Wednesday evening, Jan. 7th,
at 7:30 o'clock, in the interest of law
enforcement. Mrs. Armour is said to
be one of the most brilliant, forceful,
fluent and sincere speakers on the
platform today, having been heard in
practically every state in the union,
.tcuring from coast to coast, and from
the Gulf of Mexico to the Canadian
j border, and has received most flatter flatter-,
, flatter-, ing criticisms from the press in the
'east, west, north and south, and
j should speak to a capacity house.
Use the Star want ads for results.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Bishop, who are
making their home at Fort Pierce,
send good wishes to their Ocala
friends and a request for regular
visits from the Star. Mrs. Bishop
jwas formerly Miss Dorothy Weber,
and Mr. Bishop who for over a year
was manager of the Postal Telegraph
Company here is filling a similar place
at Fort Pierce. Their Ocala friends
wish this clever young couple the best
of good fortune.
On Tuesday, January 20th, 1920,
the city council of the city of Ocala,
at its regular meeting, will receive
bids for the furnishing of one
400 to 600 K. K. 80 P. F.
Steam Turbine Generator set
complete, with Steam Con Condenser
denser Condenser for same,
such bids to be made pursuant to and
in accordance with specifications
therefor now on file with the city
clerk of the city of Ocala.
The city council reserves the right
to reject any and all bids, and the
contract will be let as soon after the
acceptance of a bid as the council in
its judgment may determine.
By II. C. Sistrunk,
12-22-4t-tues City Clerk.
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. J. D.
Mtrlin, once much esteemed resi residents
dents residents of Ocala, now living in Char Charlotte,
lotte, Charlotte, N. C, will rejeice with them in
the arrival at their home of another
pr-rtty little daughter, Bettie Jeanne. 1
J weight seven pounds, and who will I
J doubtless grow up into just such an-';
other good and charming a woman as i
her mother is.
W. K. Lane. M. D.. Phvsician and
Strgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose ard
Throat. Office over 5 and 10 cent
store, Ocala, Fla. tf


Big Devilfish a Victim mt the Colonel'
Love of Sport, Either on
Sea or Land.
The fame of the late Co). Theodore
Roos-i-lt as a big-game hauter is well
known, but he waf en u ally as adept at
killing big flsh of the ea, according to
Russell J. Coles, noted big-fish killer.
Attracted by one of Coles' articles
about killing the devilfish, the colonel
appealed to him for instruction In the
art. After taking several land lessoni,
using a rpear with which he saw an
African kill a lion, he finally became
expert, and Mr. Coles formed a party
to hunt the devilfish oft the coast of
Florida, in Ptinta Gorda. March 25,
1917. There the colonel killed his first
devilfish, hitting the huge creature,
which weighed many tons, Just two
Inches from the spot Indicated on a
drawing by Coles, and driving the
spear two feet four Inches through the
heaviest and boniest structure of the
fish. The colonel was standing on the
cab of a small boat traveling nine miles
an hour, and the fish was coming to toward
ward toward the boat at the rate of 15 or IS
miles an hour, swimming about four
or six feet under water. Had the
colonel missed his aim the fish would
have been able, with one of. its side
fins, to upset the boat and drown the
fishermen. An hour after his first
catch the colonel killed a second devil devilfish,
fish, devilfish, which was the second largest
devilfish ever killed. Mr. Coles Is a
scientist who has hunted devilfish for
more than 20 years.
Ayberge du Pigeon.
Strasbourg, French once more, Is
unfoldfng, like a rose to the sun. The
old life has begun again, as It was
lived before the Interruption In 1871:
Houses are throwing open their shut shutters
ters shutters and hanging up once familiar
signs. One of them, the Pigeon Inn,
one of the glories of Strasbourg. with
Its painted wood carvings. Its old
windows and curious ship decorations,
has reopened Hs doors. It was built
in 1331 and began Its career under the
sign of "Au Pigeon." Then later the
sign changed to "Au Pigeon Blanc"
and for two centuries the Inn was the
rendezvous of the university students.
After 1870 the sign was taken down,
the Pigeon Blanc's hospitality "ceased
and the house became the headqnr
ters of a Roman Catholic society. The
days of its ecclesiastical Importance
are happily over. The Inn becomes
the "Pigeon Blanc" once more, open opening
ing opening a new chapter of Its long history
under true Alsntlr.n ronnagement.
Christian Science Monitor.
Rather Warm In the Deepest Welt.
The deepest well in the world Is
six and one-half miles southeast of
Fairmont, W. Va.f drilled by th Hope
Natural Gas company of Pittsburgh,
It Is 7,579 feet deep. The well had to
be abandoned because the drilling
tools stuck in the drill hole, the cable
parted and left the tools and 4.000 feet
of cable In the hole.
C. E. Van Orstrand of the United
States geological survey, Informs the
Scientific American that the tempera temperature
ture temperature at 7,000 feet was 172 degrees P.,
and the rute of increase was one de degree
gree degree in 51 feet. At this tate the boil boiling
ing boiling point would be reached at about
10,000 feet below the surface.
The Skeleton at the Feast. i
My brother's wedding took place at
his bride's home, which was. next door
to us. A telegram came to our house
and the delivery boy was told my i
brother was next door. And arriving
when we were at the dinner table, my
brother, thinking It was words of con congratulation,
gratulation, congratulation, opened it and gave it to
the best man to read. He stood up and
read aloud: "Send money you owe
me, need It at once." Loud laughter
was heard from the guests.-
J. H. Spencer


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
Tuoes. All kinds of Automobile Accessories, and a full line of
parts for the BUICK.


Ockiawafoa Avenue

II Everything Was As
Cheap As Ouf Ice
TI;s cmt of living wouU be as low as it was in the good o'd days.
No ue worry'ngi however, because it isat that way. Be glad that
Ice ir. helping to kt-ep down the cost cf living, besides givirg yon
bettvr food and a greater variety of it than your grsi-d father's fam family
ily family e-er had.
Ocala Ice Packing Coi


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

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Service amd....Qoalitly
are the important features of our business. Satisfaction ig assured
to buyers. Let us serve you. A select line of recleaned
Fulglram, Ninety-Day and Host Proof Oats.
Rape Seed
Now is the time to put in your orders for spring planting of




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Local Agents for the Old


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Temperature this morning, ; 30.
Highest yesterday, 43. This afternoon
it seems like spring.
Mr. W. W. Hampton Jr., a promi prominent
nent prominent young lawyer of Gainesville and
well known in this city, is a business
visitor in town today.
Mr. Edward Green will- return to
Atlanta this afternoon after a month's
furlough spent with his mother and
brother, Mrs. E. B. Green and Mr.
Otis Green.

Mrs. Mary Gillen returned home
Sunday from a visit with her son,
Patsy at Gainesville, and Mrs. Stock Stock-well
well Stock-well and little daughter, Barbara at
Palatka. Her son, Webster accom accompanied
panied accompanied her to Gainesville and remain remained
ed remained with his brother until Sunday eve evening.
ning. evening. Mrs. Adelbert Leigh Acker and her
charming little daughter, Virginia,
who left on the last day of the year
for Chattanooga, Tenn., to join Mr.
Acker, had planned to return to Ocala
at an early date, but she has reconsid-
eredvand in all probability will not re
turn to Ocala this winter. Mr. and
Mrs. Acker and baby are now in
Richmond, Va., where Mr. Acker is
with a well-known theatrical com company,
pany, company, of which he is the leading man.
If you want Ivory Pyralin goods,
come in and inspect the large display
we have. You can get a small piece or
a complete Toilet Set. t Lots of odd
pieces. Gerig's Drug Store. 19-tf
Mr. Tom Wallis has a position with
the Court Pharmacy.
Dr. George Miller and Mr. Kerr
Miller of New York and Mr. George
Hilsendeque and party of Detroit, all
indefatigable hunters, are here on
their annual search for game, and as
usual are quartered at the Harring Harrington.
ton. Harrington. ; :
Recruiting for the navy is widening
its scope. Mr. Coady, the zealous re recruiting
cruiting recruiting officer here, is to have an as assistant,
sistant, assistant, who is to travel around the
country, while Mr. Coady looks after
thf office work. Another recruiting
station is to be established in Or Orlando.
lando. Orlando. Mr. John T. Lewis of Oklawaha was
in town today and paid the Star -an
appreciated call. John says he is not
running for anything but a good lrr-1
ing this year, and judging by -Mm.
looks he is keeping up with it.
"Mr.. E. R. Mills has a position with
the steam laundry.
The county judge has issued a mar marriage
riage marriage licenes to .Mr. John A. Paxton
and Mrs. Mabel Lohrke; :
Mr. Ray J. Niquette of the Ameri American
can American Shipping Company of Cuba was
in the city today.
The; best winter nog and cow pas pasture
ture pasture is rye, rape and oats. At Ocala
Seed Store. 13-tf
Mr. J. Arvin Walden, county, judge
qf.DeSoto county, was a welcome vis visitor
itor visitor to the Star office yesterday. He
came to visit the girls -industrial
school, which has two or three pupils
from his county, and was much please
ed with it.
. A few of those games left. Better
come in and get yours. Gerig's Drug
Store. 12-tf
Mr. J. A. Dunn, of Racine. Wis.,
was a welcome visitor at the Star of office
fice office -Monday. Mr. Dunn and family
have been in Florida before, and have
come again, we hope, to stay. They
came thru from Racine in two Ford
cars, a trip of many hundred miles,
without accident. Their destination
i3 Oklawaha, which they will find very
pleasant after the storms and cold
weather they left in the north. ;o
Council meets tonight.
As3 Sour Stomach Caused This
Lady Much Suffering Black Black-Draught
Draught Black-Draught Relieved
Meadorsville, Ky. Mrs. Pearl Pat
rick, of this place, writes: "I was
very constipated. I bad sour stomach
and was so uncomfortable. I went to
the doctor. He gave me some pills.
They weakened me and seemed to
tear up my digestion. They would
gripe me and afterwards it seemed
I was more constipated than before.
I aeard of Black-Draught and de decided
cided decided to try It. I found it Just what I
needed. It was an easy laxative, and
not bad to swallow. My digestion soon
Improved. I got well of the sour stom
ach, my bowels soon seemed normal,
no more griping, and I would take a
dose now and then, and was in good
I cannot say too much for Black
Draught for it Is the finest laxative
one can use."
Thedford's Black-Draught has for
many years been found of great value
in the treatment of stomach, liver and
bowel troubles. Easy to take, gentle
and reliable. fn its action, leaving no
; bad "after-effects, it has won the praise
of thousands of people who have used
It, - KO-1I5


Marion Camp No. 58, U. C. V., met
January 6th. 1920. with W. E. McGah McGah-agin
agin McGah-agin commanding. Prayer by Com Comrade
rade Comrade R. A. Carlton. The following
comrades answered to roll call: Alfred
Ayer, R. A. Carlton, L. M. Graham. L.
D. Griggs. F. E. Harris. W. E. Mc-
Gahaein. J. W. Nance, L P. Stevens,
J. C. Trantham and J. A. Carlton.
Minutes of last meeting read and
adopted. After discussing the pen pension
sion pension laws, paying dues for 1920 and
other matters, the camp adjourned.
All the old officers were re-elected for
1920. except the office of chaplain, and
R. A. Carlton was elected chaplain.
Alfred Ayer, Adjutant.
If vnu want Ivorv Pvralin oroods.
come in and inspect the large display
we" have. You can get a small f-iece a
a complete Tolkt Set. Lots f odt
pieces. Geng s -Drug btore. lz-ti
The most complete line of Thermos
Bottles we have ever displayed. Com?
in and see them. Gerig's Drug
Store. 19-tf
: Rye, rape and oats. Get our prices
before buying. The Ocala Seeo
Store. 17-tfw
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.:
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. t
H. R. Luffman, N. G.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
-RATES Six line maximum, one
time, 25c. ; three times, 60c; six times
J5c; one month $3. Payable in ad
WANTED Young man to work at
Harrington Hall. Apply at hotel of
fice. 2-3t
FOR SALE Pair of mules. See the
Louis R. Chazal & Sons Co., Ocala,
Fia. 1-tf-dly
FOR RENT Furnished apartment,
506. Fort King avenue. Apply at
Frank's store. 31-Ct
FOR RENT Two rooms for light
housekeeping. Phone 238, or call at
34 N. Sanchez street. 6-6t
FOR RENT To desirable parties, one
nice furnished upstairs bedroom.
Terms reasonable. Also have another
house for rent. Inquire at No. 214,
Anthony road. 6-3t
FOR RENT Feb 1st. house now oc occupied
cupied occupied by Mr. Roger Dodd, in front of
Dr. "Smith's residence. For informa information
tion information see, Mrs. W. S. Bullock, Fort King
averiue. J !6i6t '..
FOR ; SALE Automobile laprobe, 4'
x 5'; a bargain at $5; would cost $10
today; very heavy. Inquire at the
composing room of the Star office, up upstairs.
stairs. upstairs. 12-31-6t
sale at Messick's Plant Farm, Bur Bur-bank,
bank, Bur-bank, Fla.; $2 per 1000 at farm, or
$2.25 delivered by parcel post. Ad Address
dress Address S. I. Messick, Burbank, Fla.,
Box 144. l-2-6t
WANTED At once, 10,000 bushels
of peanuts, any variety. We also want
your furs, hides, cotton, etc Ocala
Exchange & Hide Co., Carmichael
building, Ocala, Fla. 19-tf
FURNITURE, ETC. i buy and se1!
second hand furniture. Experts put it
in good condition before re-selling.
Repair sewing machines, lawn mow
ers., enamelware, etc. J. W. Hunter,
310, 312, 314 South Main St. 23-tf
WOOD Phone 146 for all lenghths
oak or pine wood; thoroughly season
ed. Special price on quantity orders.
Put in your winter supply now.
Smoak's Wood Yard. 15-tf
excellent office rooms, second floor,
front, over express office, in a short
distance of the postoffice, to rent on
good terms. Apply to Dr. D. M.
Smith or at the Star office. 1-3-tf
FOR SALE (Wood Cut to Order.)
Reduce the high cost of keeping? com
fortable this winter by buying your
wood cut ready to. burn direct from
the producer, thereby saving the
profits of the city wood yard. Orders
filled anywhere in the city. Phone
33 M. C. P. Howell, Ocala. 4-m
FOR SALE Must sell before Jan. 1
IV m m m
ana i am asKing tor bids on my prop-
ctvjr sikuttbeu va iuw x&. dioc& 1.0, &ar &ar-ion
ion &ar-ion Heights, Ocala, Fla. This prop property
erty property is unincumbered and can give
guaranteed title. Lot 60x160 feet; six six-rooms,
rooms, six-rooms, bath and sleeping porch; front
and back porches; good well. This
house at present prices would cost
$3500 to build. It's yours at your
Trice. Go look it over ttrvA mail mt
your offer at once. Not for sale after
jan. ist. write r. V. Odeil, Andrews
S. C. 17-tf
WAITED A stenographer with
some knowledge of.. bookkeeping. Ap
'Ply. ei vine a ere exrjerience- and sa!
Jary expected, also earliest can report
for, duty. Geo, MacKay, Ocala. 5-tf--


At Least Animal Seemed t Prv
That It Had the Ability t Think
for Itself.
Prima donnas i.ud tugh-strunc artltts
are temperamental, tut it is not often
that such a trait is found In a hor,
as was the case in an Incident
which occurred on one of the uptown
streets the other afternoon, rays the
New York Times. The horse was at attached
tached attached to a delivery Wagon. Mr. Horse
evidently thought that he had done
enough work for the day, so without
further ceremony he lay down across
the tracks of one of the trolley lines.
A crowd soon collected, followed by
the usual excitement with a storming
motorman and a call for the police. A
woman who said that she knew some something
thing something about hordes, said the animal
was overcome by hard work, and she
gave instructions to the driver as to
whatshe should do. After a few min minutes
utes minutes had passed a veterinary stepped
out of the crowd and took a look at
the horse. The veterinary turned to
the cop and the others and said:
"There is nothing the matter with
this horse.' He is tired and he just
made up his mind to take a rest. You
know when a horse gets tired, he Is
not particular as to where he stretches
his bones. My word for it. he will be
all right In a few minutes and t on
his way.
The woman did not agree with him
and Insisted that something be done to
alleviate the animal's suffering. She
and the veterinary got into a heated
argument, when the horse without fur further
ther further ado decided that the street was
not the best place In the world to
stretch his bones on, so he got up on
all fours and shook himself. The
driver hitched him to the wagon, an?
Ur. Horse started off on his labors a
If nothing had happened. One man in
the crowd said that he'd be darned if
he ever knew until then that a horse
could think.
Out to Put It Mildly, They Were Un Unfortunate
fortunate Unfortunate In Their Selection of -"Enlivening"
While writing a book at North a rap
ton.. Mass., and a neighbor of Profesr
or Whitney, Raphael Pumpelly tells
In his reminiscences. Miss Alice Whit Whitney
ney Whitney told him the following at once
humorous and pathetic story:
"They had as guests staying with
them a missionary and his wife from
the south seas. The woman was
tall and of stern aspect; the man, her
second husband,, was a small and
timid creature One evening, In an
attempt to introduce a little liveliness
Into the solemnity,, Mrs. Whitney
asked her sons. Just home from col college,
lege, college, and her .daughter to sing, some
college songs. : So gathering around
the piano, with their back to the au audience,
dience, audience, the young people began The
King of the Cannibal Islands.' As
the song progressed the missionary
lady, grew more and more erect and
severe, and. when it came to the serv serving
ing serving up of roast .missionary she rose
In. anger, and wlthlher black silk skirts
rustling. j she walked solemnly out of
; the room,. J followed, timidly by her
shilnitingv "little husband.,
Then Mrs. Whitney burst out with:
'Oh, children, children, what have you
done? Her. first husband was eaten
by cannibals I
Arabian Nights.
The Arabian tales, like the romances
of chivalry, convey us Into the fairy fairy-realms,
realms, fairy-realms, but the human personages
which they Introduce are very dissim dissimilar.
ilar. dissimilar. These tales had their birth after the
Arabians, yielding the empire of the
sword to the Tartars, the Turks, and
the Persians, had devoted themselves
to commerce, literature, nnd the arts.
We recognize in them 'the style of a
mercantile people, as we do that of
a warlike nation in the romances of
chivalry. Riches and artificial lux luxuries
uries luxuries dispute the palm with the splen splendid
did splendid gifts of the fairies. The heroes
unceasingly traverse distant realms,
and the interests of merchandise excite
their active curiosity, as much as the
love of renown awakened the spirit
of the ancient knights. Anonymous.
Colors That Harmonize.
"You've got a blue dress on and
a brown hair ribbon." remarked one
girl to another as they were ridlns
on a street car In the eastern district,
says the Children's Museum News
(Brooklyn). "Yon should not wear s
many colors In your clothes."
"It's all right to wear different col
ore If they harmonize," was the re re-Joinder.
Joinder. re-Joinder. "What do you know about harmoniz
IngT' continued the critic.
"Well, I've Just come from the Chll.
dren'e museum," answered the de defendant,
fendant, defendant, "where I saw the bird and
they a rent all the same color."
Confucius on Women.
Said Confucius: "Of all people, girls
and servants are the most difficult to
behave te. If you are familiar with
them., they lose their humility. If you
maintain reserve toward them, they
are discontented." Chinese servant?
must have greatly Improved since the
Confucian period; at least modern
times cannot parallel their excellence.
As to Chinese girls, It Is not safe to
commit oneself concerning the girl0
of any nation, but they look discreet
and slim and fair as flowers under
! their frlnaes of black hair.- anVr'raV
! as flowers, too, in their little pink and
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PRICES: 77c $1, $1.50 and $2
plus war tax- Seats now on sale.
Life Insurance
The kind that insures,
Against want in old age,
Against raises in premium
The Prudential kind
See Ditto at once
F. W. Ditto.
Ocala, Florida.
W. K. Lane, M. Physician and
Surgeon; specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Office over 5 and 10 cent
store, Ocala, Fla. '-.ZJL:S

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Fine Metals Have
Given Maxwell its Rank

HE verv substance. of which a. car

denotes its quality; and the use

ii- strong metalsT in the Maxwell

many, many friends.
It was necessary to make the Maxwell chassis
of the verv best materials. For its great mission
was to transport in an exfremefy economical ivay
as great a passenger load over the same road and at
the same speed as tle larger and Tieavier cars.
Thus it was obvious that the Maxwell had to be
light. And to make it light the quality metal
rA'ere used.
Metallurgists, the men who have made the
otudy of metals a science, say that it compares
favorably pound for pound with the highest priced
cars the world has produced.
But you need not be a metallurgist to discover
this "inner goodness" in a Maxwell. Three months
will tell; six months will tell you more.
Otherwise Maxwell in five short years would
never have grown from a productT:n of 5,000 a
year to 100,000 a year.
300,000 Maxwells on the highways of the world
today answer most any question you can ask about
this great car. Price, $985 f. o. b. Detroit.

Pine, Jan. 5. Mr. Harris and fam family
ily family of northern Tennessee are com comfortably
fortably comfortably domiciled at the J. E. B. Hall
farm, he having purchased this home
ifrom Mr. Hall through the Sommers
agency. Mr. Hall is at present locat locat-;ed
;ed locat-;ed on the George Machlin place, but
jwe understand that he expects to
'make his future home in Ocala,
j Miss Bessie Mae Wyche of Mica Mica-1
1 Mica-1 nopy, after spending the holidays with
I home folks, is back at Pine organiz organiz-jing
jing organiz-jing the school interests for the bal balance
ance balance of the term. Her sister, Miss
I Annie Wyche, accompanied her for-
the purpose of spending a few days
with friends at Pine. In honor of
these young ladies an old fashioned
candy pull was enjoyed at the Peter
Stanley home Friday night. Away
from home folks attending were Dr.
Tyson Paramour and Marion Brinson
of the Eureka settlement; Clynton
Riker of Sparr; little Elizabeth Thom Thomas
as Thomas of Sparr; W. R. Smith of Oxford.
Among the Pineites were the Misses
Maymie Perry, Reva Perry. Allen
Monroe and A. J. Monroe.
Master Clifford Thomas of Sparr,
spent the holidays visiting his cousin,
Master Wilson Martin. He returned
this week and his sister, little Miss
Elizabeth Thomas, came to spend the
New Year week with little Miss Julian
Dr. Tyson Parramore, who has been
with the Red Cross in France and
since that time with a wholesale drug
concern in Chicago, traveliinj over the
Carol inas, has been spending a long long-needed
needed long-needed vacation with home folks and
j friends in Marion county.' "Dr. Parra-
imore is the oldest son of Dr. G. B.
Parramore of Eureka. He has a. host
of friends in this section of Florida
who are glad to welcome, him among
them for the vacation. Dr. Tyson
Purramore is an embodiment of that
type of humanity possessing: qnalifica qnalifica-tiens
tiens qnalifica-tiens of fine citizenship. He is deep
in thought, accurate in expression
with a fixed program in life, setting
the mark of ideal sand. wojking per

is made.
of fine and
has won it
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if ;
i 1
sistently to that end.
Among the holiday visitors at Pin
were the following: Mr. and f rs. B07
Wingate, Mrs. W. M. Wi) gate c
J Quitman, Ga.; Mrs. S. E. button of
: Williston, all viisting relate res; Mr.
'and Mrs. T. J. Perry, Mr. an 1 Mrs. J.
n. jrerry. xucjr uaie iciui uc iu wcu
respective homes. The Winge rs dror
through i na large touring c ir.
Rev. W. C. Blount, a Bai ist min min-ister
ister min-ister of Florence, S. C, is vi itina: his'
sister, Mrs. A. P. Monroe ths week.
W. R. Smyth, the bachelo Scotch Scotchman,
man, Scotchman, is here for a few day ; looking,
over his property. He is a- preicst
with people at Oxford. A v. ry unus unusual
ual unusual incident occurred for Wis com community
munity community when some one brokr into the
jsome of his possessions. Sufficient
clues to the deed clears up it i citizen-
snip 01 rme m uh; luutver, iw a
fied on parties of another place.
Ixok out!
Rev. W. L. Martin is expecting a
visit from his brother next wek. Cap Captain
tain Captain Mallie Martin, who from
Millville, near Pensacola. Captain
Martin was employed at Milville as
chief clerk, of the big lumber manu manufacturing
facturing manufacturing plant of the German-American
Lumber Co. when this country
went to war with Germany. He vol-
unteered into the service, went to
France and was promoted to the rank
cf captain on proficiency. The prdp prdp-erty
erty prdp-erty of the German-American Lumber
VAI. was uucu uivi v-
Jment as alien property and was re-
. 9
cently sola 10 omer parties. apiam
Martin was given his old position with
the new company on returning to Am America.
erica. America. A happy, peaceful and quiet Christ
mas was experienced at Pino. There
were no accidents or incidents to mar
the purpose of the occasion. ?
Master Preston Perry is suffering
with an attack of sciatic rheumatism.
His many friends hope for him -a
speedy recovery. ;
.'-r..--- M j;
. A--few" of-those-gaines-lwit. Ueitr,
come in and get yours. Gerij'a Drt

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