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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Evening star
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29.187778 x -82.130556 ( Place of Publication )

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Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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OCA LA, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8. 1915
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AFTER A HOTLY CONTESTED CAMPAIGN, DRYS WQfl BY A SURPRISINGLY LARGE MAJORITY
IN TUESDAY'S ELECTION

As will be seen by the following
2. majority in Tuesday's election.
Ocala ....
Belleview ..
Reddick .. ....................
Lake Weir '.
Citra.. . ..
Stanton .;. ...
Mcintosh
Dunnellon
Sparr.. ....
Martel
Summerfield.
Blitchton. .... ................
Anthony.. ......................
Romeo .................
Fort McCoy
Fairfield.. ...
Pedro.. .. .....
Levon

Martin.. .... . . 9..
Kendrick.. .. .. ................. 37..
Geiger.. ..........30..
Grahamville. ... . 27.
Shady. . 65.
Flemington.. .. 55:.
Cotton Plant ... "; .... ........ 25 .
Moss Bluff .'. ....... . ... . 5 .
Salt Springs . .... .'. i. 4.
Orancfc Springs .................. 8 .'

Llnadale
Candler ..
Eureka ..
Camp Izzard

Totals .. .. .898 . 1132
DRY MAJORITY TWO HUNDRED AND THIRTY-FOUR

SURPRISED BOTH SIDES
The result in Ocala came like a
shot from a 42-centimeter gun to both
sides. The wets counted on holding
the city by a small majority, and the
drys had little hope of carrying it,
and the announcement of 94 dry ma majority
jority majority came near knocking everybody
down. . v.". ; 'v. ""
When the first astonishment was
over, the wets "went sorrowf ully away
from the courthouse. 'They realized
they were beaten, no matter what the
county might do.
As for the drys they were almost
overcome with joy at the good news
so patiently waited and faithfully
worked for. Many of the women "who
had kept smiling faces all day broke
down and wept at the almost un un-helped
helped un-helped for relief.
COUNTY FOLLOWED SUIT
Over in the Star office, the phone
began to ring, and dry majorities
were reported with almost monot monotonous
onous monotonous regularity. Once in a while a
wet precinct would report, but always
with its normal majority reduced.
The business office and the sidewalk
outside was soon crowded with peo people,
ple, people, anxious to hear the news, which
tbte Star willingly gave them. At7:30
a bulletin of about 500 copies was is issued
sued issued and -rapidly seized, people car carrying
rying carrying them off to all comers of the
county. v
CANVASSING THE VOTE
The county commissioners are in
session today, may canvass the re returns
turns returns this afternoon, and if not cer certainly
tainly certainly tomorrow. As soon as the re result
sult result is announced, the saloons will
have to close.
SHOULD LAY IN A SUPPLY
The notice in Monday's Star, about
the saloons shutting and necessity of
people buying their private sjock was
a joke. This however is no joke. You
had better buy what liquor you think
you need before 6 p. m., because the
saloons may shut at that time to stay
shut forever. If not today, almost
surely tomorrow.
RUMORS OF A CONTEST
The Star hears it reported that the
wets would make a contest, and they
probably will. It is not likely to do
them any good, however. The major majority
ity majority is too big, and the election was
absolutely fair.
CARELESS VOTERS
In the Ocala boxes 02 ballots were
thrown out, either not marked at all
or improperly marked. These bal ballots
lots ballots were about an even toss, despite
statements to the contrary, probably
as many dry as wet.
The Bryan primary law of last elec election,
tion, election, requiring ballots to be marked

Will No Longer be the Black
on the State Map

returns, Marion county went dry by
.
WET
271
DRY
....... .365'
59 .. ... 30
2.. .. ... ................ 51
8..
15..
2 .
.. .. 60
. .. .................... 21
21.. .. ... ....... 50
24.. ...
20.. .
................... 77
..31
23 .. . . ........ . .... .. 34
16,.'.. .............. .....i.. 33
39 . ... . ........ . .... . 22
30. ... 53
7.... .. .. ................. 13
17...''... .. .....................33
24.. ...... 24
3.! .. .. 18
12.. 3
....20
11
... 29
9
.. .................... 20
.. 27
.....21
3
13
2.. . . '. 5
13 ........................ 11
16 13
9.. .. 8
on the right hand side, mixed up a
lot of people.
Telephone messages last night
from most all the precincts stated
that a good many ballots were thrown
out by being improperly voted or not
voted at all.
BERNSTORFF ISN'T BILIOUS
Seems to Think American Objections
to Boy-Ed and Von Pa pen are
Satisfactory
(Associated Press) ;
Washington, D. C, Dec. 8. Ambas Ambassador
sador Ambassador Bernstorff thinks Secretary
Lap sing's reply to the German in inquiry
quiry inquiry why the recalling of Capt. Boy Boy-Ed
Ed Boy-Ed and Capt. Von Papen was asked,
i;? probably satisfactory. An answer
from Berlin is not expected .before
Saturday. The state department has
been informed that Boy-Ed and Von
Papen are personal appointees of Em Emperor
peror Emperor William. He will probably is issue
sue issue the recall order.
SOLONS NOT IN SESSION
Congressmen Today are Waiting on
Organization of Committees
Associated t'reas)
Washington,' Dec. 8. Congress is
not meeting, today. Both the House
and Senate adjourned until Friday to
complete committee organization.
LIVES LOST IN LOUISVILLE
Two Men Killed and Others Injured
in a Hotel Fire
(Associated Press)
Louisville, Ky., Dec. 8. Two men
were burned to death, ten injured, one
seriously, when fire partly destroyed
the Seventh Avenue hotel here.
ITS NOT A PARTY ISSUE
Democrats and Republicans Should
Unite for National Defense
(Associated Press)
Washington, Dec. 8. Senate re republicans
publicans republicans will not make a partisan
fight of the administration defense
plans. Senator Gallin'ger, the repub republican
lican republican Senate leader, said it would not
be made partisan unless the bill was
drawn by a democratic caucus. The
president assured himThe would not
approve of making the bill a party
measure. ; -'
Bear This in Mind
"I consider Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy by far the best medicine in
the market for colds snd cronn." snr
Mrs. Albert Blosser, Lima, Ohio. Many
others are of the same opinion. Ob
tainable everywnere. Adv.

ItIT
CANAL COMMISSION CONTRIB CONTRIBUTED
UTED CONTRIBUTED THE COIN TO SEND
ROONEY TO THE
CAPITAL
Ocala, Fla., Dec. 8, 1915.
Mr. George MacKay, Treasurer Ocala Ocala-Silver
Silver Ocala-Silver Springs Canal Commission,
Ocala, Fla.:
Please pay to the order of Mr. J.
D. Rooriey, secretary Marion County
Board of Trade, fifty dollars.
' R. F. Rogers, Chairman.
W. T. Gary, Secretary.
Hie above to be applied to .the ex expenses
penses expenses of J. D. Rooney, secretary of
Marion County Board of Trade, to at attend
tend attend the National River and Congress
now in session at Washington, D. C,
and to continue in session the 9th,
10th, 11th and 12th. Also for the said
secretary of Board of Trada to ap appear
pear appear before the ways and means com committee
mittee committee of the House of Representa Representatives
tives Representatives in-behalf of improvement of the
Oklawaha river and Ocala-Silver
Springs canal.
R. F. Rogers, Chairman.
Baxter Cam, Vice Chairman.
GOING TO. GAINESVILLE
DELEGATIONS OF GOOD ROADS
MEN PASSING THRU THE
CITY TODAY
Several delegations of good roads
boosters passed thru Ocala today, on
their way to Gainesville, to attend
the meeting of the Central Highway
Association. The Orange county del delegation
egation delegation consisted of Messrs. M. C
Overstreet, chairman board of county
commissioners; G. R. Ramsey, county
engineer; W. W. Rose, Allan Weath Weath-ersbee,
ersbee, Weath-ersbee, Ralph Yearby, W. M. Glenn,
editor Sentinel; M. M. Smith, Judge
John M. Cheney, C. M. Brodwater, J.
H. Reese, Reporter-Star; F. D. Carr
and wife, Carl B. Robinson, attorney
for county commissioners.
In the Lake delegation was Editor
Woods of the Eustis Lake Region,
courteous and debonair as usual, and
C. A. Chiles, director of the Lake
county committee of the Central Flor Florida
ida Florida Highway. Delegations frtm Tam Tampa
pa Tampa and St. Petersburg will come thru
some time this afternoon.
It is to be hoped the meeting will
abolish the ridiculous title, "Paradise
Loop," and substitute "Piny Wood
Trail" or some other common serise
name.
MISSIONARY SOCIETY
The Methodist Woman's Missionary
Society held an interesting meeting
Friday, afternoon and elected the fol following
lowing following officers for the new year:
President, Mrs. Walter Hood; first
vice president, Mrs. Claude Barnett;
superintendent study and publicity,
Mrs. F. R. Bridges; assistant, Mrs. J.
M. Gross; superintendent social ser service,
vice, service, Mrs. George Rentz; assistant,
Mrs. P. V. Leavengood ; superinten
dent supplies, Mrs. A. L. Izlar, asi
sistant, Mrs. Bryce; recording secre secretary,
tary, secretary, Mrs. R. E. Layton; correspond corresponding
ing corresponding secretary, Mrs. S. R. Whaley;
treasurer, Mrs. C. N. Kirkland; agent
Missionary Voice, Mrs. Zewadski;
music, Mrs. Moreman and Mrs. H. M.
Hampton; president local work, Mrs.
J. A. Bouvier; assistant, Mrs. A..T.
Thomas; treasurer, Mrs. Fred Cook.
We bespeak for these officers the
prayers and co-operation of each
member of the society. The "King's
business requires haste," therefore it
behooves his subjects to bestir them
selves and to be "ready to do that
which he appoints."
For the measure of success which
has attended our efforts in the past
we would thank God and take cour courage,
age, courage, working, praying and expecting
still greater achievements in His
name. Mrs. Robt. L. Bridges,
Supt. Publicity.
Hunting season opens Nov. 20th.
Buy guns, Ieggins, hunting coats and
shells now and be ready. Marion
Hardware Company. 11-16

OKLAwAHA

IMPROVE

NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE III FAVOR OF
WILSQil'S SECOND NOMINATION

(Associated Press)

Washington, Dec. 8. St. Louis
won the democratic national conven
tion last night. The convention date
was set for June 14th.
COMMITTEE FAVORS WILSON
The meetings of the national com committee
mittee committee were harmonious. Most of
the members of the committee fav favored
ored favored the renomiriation of President
Wilson. f
E TO WINDLE
CONGRATULATING HIM ON HIS
GOOD WORK FOR PROHIBI PROHIBITION
TION PROHIBITION IN MARION
COUNTY
Ocala, Fla., Dec. 8th, 1915.
Hon. C. A. Windle, Editor Iconoclast,
Chicago, 111.:
We wish to congratulate you on
ycur splendid work here; The county
has gone dry by big majority.
W. H. McConn,
' M. M. Little,
W. L. Colbert,
Baxter Cam,
. A. L. Izlar,
W. T. Gary,
L. N. Green,
George MacKay,
Prohibition Committee.
MEETING OF THE
PENINSULA CLUB
The Peninsula Club held its regular
monthly meeting last night at the
Woman's Club building. The commit committee
tee committee in charge of this session was
composed of H. W. Counts, president,
Norton Davis, Arthur Davies and
Bert Dosh. ;The successfulness of the
committee's plans was evident on
every hand. The wisdom of the com committee
mittee committee was shown in the selection of
the Woman's Club building for the
meeting place but more especially in
the selection of the economics com committee
mittee committee of the Woman's Club to serve
the dinner.
The diner was probably the most
enjoyable feast the young men have
yet partaken of. The service was
well nigh perfect and the eatables de delicious
licious delicious and satisfying. At the close
of the meeting the club voted a unani unanimous
mous unanimous expression of thanks to the
women in charge and asked that they
make plans to serve the clubs' dinner
at the January meeting.
Several matters of business were
discussed, the most important being
that of 'securing a folder to place in
mail matter sent out of the city by
the business houses and also in the
personal correspondence of the club
members. This will be an attractive
"filler" giving the features of Ocala
that make it the most delightful res residence
idence residence city in Florida. --
The effectiveness of this club is be being
ing being felt in Ocala's civic life. The In Industrial
dustrial Industrial parade during the Marion
County Fair was arranged by a com committee
mittee committee from the Peninsula Club. A
marked friendly spirit is being gen generated
erated generated among ( the representatives
from the various business houses and
professional offices. This "getting
together" on the part of our young
men portends great things for Ocala's
future. The "better understanding"
which is conducive to congeniality in
social life and prosperity in busi business
ness business seems to have begun in this
organization.
The following new members were
elected last night: Charles Fox W.
H. DeHon, H. A. Waterman, C. E.
Simmons, C. A. Harris and G. W.
Hooper.
The next meeting will be held the
first Tuesday in January and the
committee in charge will be Arthur
Davies, president; Norton Davis,
Bert Dosh and H. C. Dozier.
"The Explorer," which will be seen
at the Temple theater tomorrow
night is one of the most recent Par Paramount
amount Paramount releases. VLou Tellcgen, the
Star, is one of the greatest actors of
the French stage. He was leading
man for Sarah Bernhardt. Tellegen
has met with great success on the
stage in this country, and "The Ex Explorer"
plorer" Explorer" is the first and only movie so
far done by him.

LOCAL LEGISLTAION
(Much business Attended to at the
j City Council's Tuesday Evening
Meeting
The city council met in regular ses session
sion session Tuesday evening at the city hall
with President Meffert in the chair,
and the following councilmen present:
Faucett, Gerig, Knight, Moore, Nash,
Smith and Tompkins.
Mr. R. L. West, representing the
J. B. McCreary Company, appeared
and asked that he be allowed to ad address
dress address the council after the regular
order of business. This was granted
but later it was decided to hear him
at an adjourned meeting to be held to
night.
On motion it was ordered that re reduction
duction reduction of $20 be allowed Mr. Baum
on rents of the city's building, occu occupied
pied occupied by the Empire Cafe.
A communication was read from
Mr. Sam Christian stating that he
had the city well in condition for in inspection;
spection; inspection; he had reached a depth of
300 feet, 244 of which is cased. Upon
motion of Mr. Knight the matter ; was
referred to the light and water com committee
mittee committee with instructions to investi investigate
gate investigate the work and report back to. the
council its findings.
On motion of Mr, Gerig the coun council
cil council voted unanimously to renew the
city's notes at the banks, and the fi finance
nance finance committee was so instructed.
Mr. Roess was on motion execused
for his absence from the meeting.
Report from Mrs. C. W. Hunter,
treasurer of the Ocala rest room
fund, presented an itemized report of
expenditures for November, which
was read and accepted. It showed
an expenditure of $49.55. J-
A communication from Messrs.
Twombley and Henney in regard, to
the validation of the electric light
bonds was read and referred to the
city attorney for reply.
On motion the names of Messrs. G.
C. Pasteur and B. B. Baum were re restored
stored restored to the registration books.
All bills which had been regularly
audited were ordered paid.
Application of Chief Chambers of
the fire department for repairs at the
Osceola street station was referred
to the fire committee with power to
act.
An ordinance with the following
caption was introduced by Mr. Tomp Tompkins
kins Tompkins and after its first reading was
referred to the judiciary committee:
"An ordinance to prevent domestic
servants from stealing and carrying
away from the places where they are
employed provisions and other prop property
erty property and articles of their employers,
and for this purpose to prevent and
prohibit them from carrying bundles,
satchels, packages, pans or any other
means of concealing such provisions,
property and articles, to and from
the places where they work and the
places where they reside, without the
written consent cf the person em employing
ploying employing them," etc.
The city attorney reported that he
bad heard from Mrs. Bertha Davis
and that the least she would accept
for the portion of her property neces necessary
sary necessary for the opening of South Fourth
street is $100. On motion report was
accepted and filed.
The city attorney was authorized to
arbitrate with property owners in re regard
gard regard to the opening of South Fourth
street.
The fire committee reported that
boots, coats, trousers, etc., had been
purchased for the members of the
fire department.
On motion it was ordered that the
city clerk draw a warrant for $50
each month in favor of Mrs. C. W.
Hunter for use in the rest room.
Council then adjourned to meet at
7:30 p. m. December 8th.
Owes Her Good Health to Chamber Chamberlain's
lain's Chamberlain's Tablets
"I owe my good health to Chamber Chamber-Iain's
Iain's Chamber-Iain's Tablets," writes Mrs. R. G.
Neff, Crookston, Ohio. "Two years
ago I was an invalid due to stomach
trouble. I took three bottles of these
tablets and have since been in the
best of health." Obtainable every everywhere.
where. everywhere. Adv.

Another Great Battle E vidently
Impending

TEUTONS Al BULGARS FIIID IHTEllEGRIi Al FREIIGH
TOUGH CROWD TO TAGKLE

(Associated Press)

London, Dec. 8. It is reported that
the bulk of the German and Bulgar Bulgarian
ian Bulgarian armies is being concentrated
against the Allies holding the south southeast
east southeast comer of Serbia. Heavy fight fighting
ing fighting has been in progress there the
last few days. There is no confirma confirmation
tion confirmation of the hints from various sources
that the French have been forced to
definitely abandon positions held since
the beginning of the campaign. The
fall of Monastir and the southward
progress of the German and Bulgar Bulgarian
ian Bulgarian forces have placed the northern
wing of the French expedition in a
precarious situation and a withdrawal
from the angle formed by the Varda
and Carna rivers apparently has be begun.
gun. begun.
ALLIES HOLDING ON
The" constant arrival of French
forces and war material at Saloniki
is evidence that the Allies don't in intend
tend intend to abandon their efforts.
FRENCH AND MONTENEGRINS
STIFF FIGHTERS
The German task in Montenegro is
apparently harder than elsewhere.
The Montenegrins continue a spirited
resistance, checking the invaders
wherever possible by sharp counter
attacks. The Serbians appear inca incapable
pable incapable to organize,, any c .resistance in
Albama." j Even ajfc ordejrly retreat is
difficult' "as the Serbians are encum encumbered
bered encumbered by numbers xf civilians and
prisoner's.' According, to some reports
the Albanians have attacked the re retreating
treating retreating Serbians.,, .. . ; ;
Latest advices say the French are
bringing heavy guns '-. into action at
Strumitza, which is causing the Bul Bulgarians
garians Bulgarians to reitre with heavy, Josses.
A big battle between French-British
forces and Bulgarians appears to be
pending.
BULGARS DRIVEN BACK
Paris, Dec. 8. A war office com communication
munication communication from the Serbian front
says the Bulgarians were driven back
by an attack at Demirkapou on the
Vardar river December 5th.
SHADY
Shady, Dec. 6-Mr .and Mrs. F. G.
Buhl visited relatives at Martin Sun Sunday.
day. Sunday. A party of Shadyites went in to
hear the Upshaw lectures Sunday and
Friday nights and were much pleas pleased
ed pleased with the earnest advocate of pro prohibition.
hibition. prohibition.
j Rec. J. M. Gross preached at the
church for us last Sunday and we all
hope he may be sent back to Ocala
next year and come out to preach for
us then.
There was a crowd of young peo people
ple people at Mrs. Perkins' Sunday evening
to sing. All enjoy these sings" and
it is a nice wa yto spend Sunday eve evenings.
nings. evenings. .Mrs. Washburn and some of her
co-workers are coming to the church
Sunday afternoon to try to organize
a WT. C. T. U. WTe hope all the la ladies
dies ladies in our neighborhood will come
and let's make a special effort to get
in the ranks with the noble branch of
Christian temperance work.
The Sunday school will try to have
a Christmas tree and every one who
will take part is invited to come out
Sunday afternoon to the church.
Let's make this three the very best
ever.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Phillips and
some friends were out Monday af t t-ernoonv
ernoonv t-ernoonv This is the much talked of 7th of
December and soon we will know if
Marion county is to remain wet or
become a dry county. Here's hoping
our dear old county gets on the right
side and takes up prohibition for her
banner.
See our fine of :" fine candies, sta stationery,
tionery, stationery, perfumes and baskets before
buying your Christmas - presents.
Gerig's tf

M flip rpowfl

STEAMER IS SAFE
REPORT THAT COMMUNIPAW
WAS SUNK BY AUSTRIAN
SUB AN UNFOUNDED
RUMOR
(Associated Press)
New York, Dec. 8. The Standard
Oil company, owners of the American
tanker Communipaw, sunk .by a sub submarine
marine submarine in the Mediterranean, anx anxiously
iously anxiously await news of the fate of the
crew. The captain and four engineers
are Americans and the others may
be Americans. Rome dispatches said
the 'Communipaw was gunk near
Tabruk, Tripoli. No information was
given concerning the crew. An Athens
dispatch says that a Greek torpedo
boat responding Monday to an appeal
for help from an American steamer,
which had been torpedoed by a sub submarine,
marine, submarine, found only wreckage. Stand Standard
ard Standard officials also await a report from
the steamer Petrolite, which was
shelled by a submarine flying the
Austrian flag. This attack was re reported
ported reported by the commander of the Unit United
ed United States steamer DesMoines at
Canea, Crete.
STEAMER IS SAFE
London, Dec. 8. Lloyds has receiv received
ed received a dispatch from Alexandria,
Egypt, saying the American steamer
Communipaw, which was reported
sunk off Tripoli by a submarine ar arrived
rived arrived at Alexandria Monday. It is in inferred
ferred inferred that some confusion has arisen
regarding the identity of the vessel
sunk. It is recalled that the point
at which the Communipaw was re reported
ported reported to have sunk corresponds
closely with that of the American
tanker Petrolite when she was at attacked
tacked attacked Mondav.
WIRE RECEIVED FROM EGYPT
New York, Dec. 8. A dispatch
received from the captain of the
Communipaw, dated at Alexandria,
Egypt, by the Standard Oil company
apparently confirmed the report at
Lloyds, London. The dispatch stated
that the Alexandria arrived Sunday
and would sail for New York Tues Tuesday.
day. Tuesday. SHIP WAS SLOW
Tit fwi inn lining xtr tnoa Ar, 1 it tiitA
" M. W w m a V
knots per hour. Company officials
said she couldn't have been where
she was reported to have been sunk,
therefore think she i3 safe.
CHASING THE SUB
Rome, Dec. 8. The British author author-ties
ties author-ties have given orders that' the
squadron of warships at Malta and
the Egyptian squadron give chase to
the submarine reported to have sunk
the Communipaw. Descriptions of the
submarine indicate that the vessel is
an unusually large one.
PRIMARY SCHOOL
. PREMIUM WINNERS
The premiums won by the Ocala
primary school cX the Marion County
Fair should be credited to the follow following
ing following grades and teachers:
Collective primary work, second
grade, Miss Edith Griffin, teacher.
Collective weaving, first grade,
Miss Fannie Clark and Miss Lulu
Griffin, teachers.
Collective wood work, third grade,
Mrs. Maud Rochf ord, teacher.
Writing, first grade, Miss Fannie
Clark teacher; third grade, Mrs.
Composition on strawberry, third
grade, Miss Marcella McLain, teach teacher.
er. teacher. Nellie C. Stevens.
Fresh Nunnaiiy's candies ty express
twice a week at Gerig's. tf



TWO

OCA LA EVENING STAK WEDNESDEY, DECEMBER 8, 1915

OCALA EVENING STAR
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY

BITTINGER & CARROLL, PROPRIETORS

tt, R, Carroll, General Mnager Port

J. II. Benjamin, Editor
Entered at Ocala, Fla., postoffke as second class matter

PHONE

SUBSCRIPTION
(Domestic)

One year, in advance $5.00
Six months, in advance 2.50
Three months, in advance.... 1.25
One month, in advance....... -50
Marion county
is no longer the
black spot on the map
We hope somebody wired the new3
to Windle.
And we are entirely sure
body wired it to Upshaw.
some-
" Other people like to assail evil with
a penknife, but the' Star prefers to
use an axe.
Mister Mobley of Martel will not
receive his extra money.
Fine idea it would be if the people
who believe in honest elections were
to "get together and give the mister
mobleys a coat apiece of tar and
feathers.
Election may prove a financial ben benefit
efit benefit after all. f
Considerable of the coin sent here
by the National Liquor Dealers' As Association
sociation Association to corrupt our voters will
remain in Marion county.
Because it can't go right straight
back to Chicago, Cincinnati and Mil Milwaukee
waukee Milwaukee for booze.
It does our heart good to hear
so
many people say, "The Star did it."
Blashingly we admit the Star did
its best.
But then there were several other
live wiresin the bunch.
That crippled little man,
Upshaw, was one of them.
Will D.
We are afraid one linotype can't
set the names of all the local work work-era.
era. work-era. However, when we speak of home
workers, we don't want to forget Will
Gary. He has been the nerve center
of the dry organiaztion. He was the
chief of the general staff; he had the
name of every voter in Marion county
not only in his books, but almost in
his mind, and came very near know knowing
ing knowing how they were going to vote. He
said last week the drys were going to
win. Although sick a part of the
time, he did enough work for two well
men. Organization is the basis of
most victories, and Will Gary was the
great little organizer of the prohi prohibitionists.
bitionists. prohibitionists. When we pass on beyond
Will Gary, we find a solid phalanx of
men and women, hundreds of personal
acquaintances, and some we do not
know, all of whom worked so faith faithfully
fully faithfully and efficiently that we don't
feel like naming one without mention mentioning
ing mentioning all.
And a good W. C. T. U. worker re reminds
minds reminds us to say that the children
were helpers, also.
Although we are entirely glad of
the triumph over the liquor traffic,
and have nothing but contempt for
the wholesale liquor men, who de debauch
bauch debauch our politics with their money,
a3 well as poison many of our people
with their booze, we have no dispo disposition
sition disposition to crow over local saloon men.
After all, they are our neighbors,
and most of them, are good neigh neighbors
bors neighbors too. They are, however, all good
business men, will soon.be in better
business, and in a year or two couldn't
be driven back into the saloon busi business
ness business with pitchforks. We hope they
vill find places and remain among u?
to help in uplifting our home city.
Dr. W. K. Lane, by way of en encouraging,
couraging, encouraging, the Star for its prohibi prohibition
tion prohibition stand, gave it permission to in increase
crease increase its rate on his advertising, an
example which he thinks all busi business
ness business men should follow.
Ocala and Marion county have a
large element of industrious and pro progressive
gressive progressive colored people, who support
their schools and churches, try to
build themselves up in business and
maintain good homes for their fam families.
ilies. families. This class voted almost solidly
dry, and brought its influence to bear
on the irresponsible members of the
race to vote likewise. Ever since it
was a paper, the Star, has pursued
the policy of encouraging and prais praising
ing praising these people in their efforts for
race and individual betterment. It
has always held that it was the white
roan's duty and the white man's in interest
terest interest to help them. Tuesday, they
proved its confidence was not mis misplaced.
placed. misplaced. They may well feel proud,
because they have shattered for all
time the claim that whisky controls
the colored voters of Marion county.
Pinellas county is about to have
another election, to vote on $130,000
worth of bonds to build a new court courthouse.
house. courthouse.
One of the effective agencies for
prohibition among the colored people

V. LeaTengood, Business Manager j

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RATES
(Foreign)
One year, in advance $8.00
Six months, in advance. 4.25
Three months, in advance.... 2J25
One month, in advance -80
was the Florida Messenger, edited by
A. L. James, pastor of Mount Moriah
BaDtist church in this city. As a
preacher and a writer, he worked hard
in the good cause, and his labor had
its influence on the general" result.
The editor of the Ocala Star takes
up nearly a column front page space
to tell he had never heard of Windle.
If Windle had read that before he
made his speech Saturday it is likely
the editor would have remembered
him the balance of his life Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville Sun.
We think Windle will remember
the Star longer than the Star will
The hired lecturer of
remember him.
the National Liquor Dealers' Associa Association
tion Association is not likely to make any deep
dents in this paper's memory. If he
had come as Editor Windle of the
We Want YOU
to become better acquaint acquaint-ed
ed acquaint-ed with
1 LJgjS
Every day we will give a
lady or gentleman an op opportunity
portunity opportunity to treat a friend
to a BOTTLE of Coca-Cola
at our expense. Watch the
columns of the Star for
your name.
Ocala Coca-Cola
Bottling Works
Your Photograph
Is the most acceptiable Holiday
Gift to your friends or relatives.
Especially is this so to the absent
ones.
YOUR KODAK WORK PROMPT PROMPTLY
LY PROMPTLY DONE
ome early before the rush begins.
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Automobiles carried.
For reservations, tickets, etc.
Address ;
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REEVES

Iconoclast, or a lecturer for a good

cause, he would have had a different
reception.
T. F. HARRISON
Mr. T. F. Harrison, an old and
prominent citizen of Citra, died, after
a long- illness, Monday, and was buri
ed Tuesday in the family cemetery
at Eureka.
Mr. Harrison was an Odd Fellow
of many years standing, being initiat
ed into the order Jan 31, 1888. He
was a member of Tulua Lodge, this
city, and his Odd Fellow brethren,
with many other friends, sincerely
mourn his loss.
WE MOVED IT
Wildwood, Dec. 7.
Ocala Star: Allow me to congrat-
Kte you on the stand that you have
taken in the election which is coming
eft in Marion county today. I hope
that you will be able to remove the
worst blot upon the fair name of the
city of Ocala which it has ever bore.
Please wire me at my expense tonight
the results of the election today.
Yours very truly,
- W. H. McRainey.
The Star last night wired Mr. Mc McRainey
Rainey McRainey the news he desired to receive.
J. Fred de Berry announces that he
H1 be a. canfi?ate fo.r ?ov.ernr' ??
isn t such a joke as it iooks nice. j.
Fred is the Star's preference over
Catts.
Secretary Rooney, of the Board of
I Trade, will leave this afternoon for
Washington, to work with Congress
for the Oklawaha improvement. There
ir only $10,000 for this work in the
river and harbor estimate, and it is
of the greatest importance that the
enterprise be not allowed to lapse at
this particular time.
Among the veteran editors of the
state is C. O. Codnngton, who has
owned and edited the DeLand News
for twenty-three years, and kept it
financially independent all that time.
Quite a good record.
The Sun is an awfully uninterest
ing political paper. The reason of
this is that none of the state candi candidates
dates candidates are subscribing to it and they
are about the only ones interested in
what we could say about them.
Clearwater Sun.
We guess most of them are inter
ested in the Star; about half of them
are on its regular subscription list.
Dr. J. M. Gross will preach his
farewell sermon next Sunday, and
will leave for annual conference the
following day. Ocala will be great
ly obliged to the conference if it will
return Dr. Gross for another year.
The Star is indebted to Mrs. Lewis
Yonce, who, put in shape for the prin
ter the long list of premiums in the
household department of the fair,
which appeared in yesterday's Star.
It was a big job and one that could
be attended to only by some one en
tirely familiar with the exhibits.
a visitor's nrst impression upon
arrival in Florida is the marked ab
sence of bird lii and bird songs
this is understood when the report of
guns is neard on every side, irom
early dawn till late at night. Last
week the writer returning from the
country observed the back of a hunt hunter's
er's hunter's buggy filled with red birds,
mocking birds, linnets, meadow larks
and many other birds the, result,
presumedly, of one day's "sport."
Daytona Journal.
Its against the law to kill these
birds, and the writer of the forego
ing should have reported the occur
rence to the authorities.
NOTICE
To all concerned, I will not be re responsible
sponsible responsible for bills incurred or con contracted
tracted contracted by Mrs. Hardeman Claude
Gates, or anyone representing her, on
and after this date.
12-5-6t Hardeman Claude Gates.
A. C. L. SCHEDULE
Trains of the Atlantic Coast Line
will arrive and depart in Ocala at the
following times:
No. 37, Jacksonville to St. Peters Petersburg,
burg, Petersburg, 2:18-2:25 a. m.
No. 38, St. PetersDurg to Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, 2:25 a. m.
No. 10, Leesburg to Jacksonville,
5:40 a. m.
No. 151, Ocala to Wilcox, Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, 6:10 a. m.
No. 35, Ocala to Lakeland (Sunny (Sunny-jim),
jim), (Sunny-jim), Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, 6:40 a. m.
No. 141, Wilcox, Gainesville and
Paiatka to Ocala, 11:15 a. m.
No. 40, St. Petersburg to Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, 12:54-1:14 p. m.
No. 48, Homosassa to Ocala,
p. m.
No. 49, Ocala to Homosassa,
1:05
2:25
p. tn.
No. 39, Jacksonville to St. Peters Petersburg,
burg, Petersburg, 2:36-2:40 p. m.
No. 140, Ocala to Paiatka, Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville and Wilcox, 4:10 p. nx.
No 150, Wilcox to Ocala, Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, 5:45 p. m.
No. 9, Jacksonville to Leesburg,
9:05 p. m.
No. 32, Lakeland to Ocala (Sunny (Sunny-jire),
jire), (Sunny-jire), Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, 9:50 p. m.
Oil stoves, wood stoves, coal stoves
at the Marion Hardware Co. 11-16
Fresh seeds of
Ocala Seed Store.
all
kinds si
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FLORIDA SOLONS ARE
HARD AT WORK

A special from Washington to the
Jacksonville Metropolis says: Rep Representative
resentative Representative Frank Clark today intro
duced abill appropriating $25,000 to i
erect in Florida a monument to Os Osceola,
ceola, Osceola, the Indian chief. Also a bill to
equalize transportation rates on veg vegetables,
etables, vegetables, citrus fruits and other fruits
transported from one state to an another
other another state.
Representative Sparkman introduc introduced
ed introduced bills for public buildings at Tar Tarpon
pon Tarpon Springs, Plant City, Fort Myers,
Fort Meade, Brooksville, Bradentown
and Arcadia. Also a bill to establish
tree experiment station at St. Pe
tersburg and making an appropria appropriation
tion appropriation to eradicate citrus canker.
The entire Florida congressional
delegation will call on Secretary of
Agriculture Houston next week to
solicit his aid in securing an appro appropriation
priation appropriation to combat the citrus canker.
The delegation met yesterday after afternoon
noon afternoon but reached no conclusion be beyond
yond beyond this.
SMART AND TRUE SAYINGS
(Columbia State)
"American women have backbone,"
declares an editor. They have. And
the ladies' evening gowns show it
pretty plainly, too.
Henry Ford says there is English,
Scotch and Dutch in him, and we
wouldn't be a bit surprised to learn
that there was also quite a sprinkling
of Armenian.
One French shop makes 150 ma
chine eruns a day. The whole United
States army has only 132 machine
guns. And yet there are people who
oppose adequate preparedness.
PRAYER AND THANKSGIVING
There will be a union prayer and
Thanksgiving service held at the
Methodist church Wednesday even
ing, 7:30 o'clock. Everybody cordial cordially
ly cordially invited to attend.
J. M. Gross,
Pastor Methodist Church.
J. R. Herndon,
Pastor Presbyterian Church.
Bunyan Stephens,
Pastor Baptist Church.
Save auto troubles troubles-tires
tires troubles-tires and tubes from
Hardware Company.
buy Diamond
the Marion
11-16
MANY WOMEN OF OUR
HOME STATE WOULD
TESTIFY.
St. Petersburg, Fla "I used Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription before and
for several weeks
after the birth of
my baby. This
course I followed
with each of my
three babies and
" am glad to testify
' that I'was comfort comfort-able
able comfort-able and free from
t he annoyances t hat
co with such a con-
dition. My chil children
dren children were born with
the greatest ease.
In v a very short
time the medicine built up the tissues and
was the means of the regainment of my
health and strength. It fitted me for
nursing and helped increase the supply."
Mrs. N. L. Wells, 310 Ninth St., North,
St. Petersburg, Fla.
Don't forget that the surest way tc
keep the womanly health is to use Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription. It pro promotes
motes promotes perfect regularity. It cures in inflammation,
flammation, inflammation, ulceration and weakness.
It soothes and strengthens the nerves,
drives away despondency, and gives a
healthy appetite and refreshing sleep.
It makes childbirth easy, and nursing
mothers will find in it a strength-giving
tonic.
"Favorite Prescription" contains no
alcohol. It is extracted from native roots
with pure glycerine. Buy it now, in
liquid or tablet form, from your druggist
or send 50 cents or SI. 00 to Dr. Pierce,
Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., for tab tablets.
lets. tablets. Write for free book on woman's
diseases.
Constipation causes and seriously aggra aggravates
vates aggravates many diseases. It is thoroughly
cured by Doctor Pierce's Pleasant Pellets.
One a laxative; two or three a 'cathartic.
These tiny, BUgar-coated, anti-biiioua
granules the smalle-t ;,K-ht tc
take.
Dr D. M. Boney
OPTOMETRIST
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I
have recently returned from
New Orleans where I. have
been taking a post graduate
course in optometry under the most
noted specialists in the country. I
can now be found in my office pre prepared
pared prepared to give those in need of my
services the benefit of my recent
researches. My reduction in prices
on lenses of every description for
a limited time will "be of interest
to those in need of-glasses.
Office and Laboratory Rooms 2-6
Gary Block
OCALA - FLORIDA
JOHN THOMPSON
CARPENTER
Contractor in all kinds of Wood
Wark. Roofs repa: ed or Re Re-shingled.:
shingled.: Re-shingled.: All work at Rock Bottom Prices.
Call Phone 457
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(Continued from Last Week)
CHAPTER XLIIi.
I Am Not Crazy!"
the pandemonium that
&M foil
lowed the swift death
meted to the Lady of Lions
struck down in her sins, it
would seem every evil passion broke
loose in the panic at Santley's circus.
Santley. struck down in his sin also,
and Splinters, the clown, dead by his
own hand after rhe vengeance of his
frenzied brain, were trod upon and
further disSjrrired as the crowd fought
and struggled. Showmen at the per-,
formers" entrance, hearing the pistol
shot and the hoarse cries of the crowd
as it roe to its feet and surged for
the exits, imagined a murderous alter altercation
cation altercation between town roughs and the
circus men bad broken loose.
The circus men's rallying cry. "Hey.
Rube!" was raised. The canvasmen.'
the vicious swindlers, the agile acro acrobats,
bats, acrobats, all those who knew a tragedy
had .happened but had not sensed what
It was. seized tent pegs and stakes,
drew forth brass knuckles and slung slung-shots
shots slung-shots and struck sickening blows right
and left at every head in sight Roughs
cut the ropes and tore down the half
vacated seats and added to the general
frenzy of fright, destruction and panic.
But from tb? first tragic happening,
the death of La Belle under the lion's
paw. a greedy eye had been upon the
blazing diamond from the sky. As the
paw of Lancelot, the on. drew away
from the scarred.' dead breast of his
faithful mistress, the chain to the dia diamond
mond diamond locket clung to hH ruel claws.
As the lion, roaring in h:s mad 'ened
rage, faced the frenzied throng at his
cage bars, the diamond dangled out
over the dead faces of Santley and
Splinters, the clown.
Foremost in the throng, seeking
escape from the scene of horror, -was
Sankey, keeper of the stable in which
Quabba kept his outfit. Sankey was
' ' V y i j
Smythe Called on Blair Stanley and
Vivian. He Smirked at Her.
holidaying at the circus, as was half the
town. lie had seen the diamond blazing
on the breast of the fair and faithless
La Belle, lie had seen the lion strike
her down and drag the.diamond to the
cage door. Sankey passed across the
bodies of the dead men outside the
cage, snatched at the bloody bauble and
drew it from the claws of the lion.
The light and the paniesurged about
him. Others as greedy and grasping in
the face of death as Sankey snatched.
too, at the gleaming great jewel.
In the maelstrom of the struggle
Sankey. righting for the' diamond,
whirled just beneath the box where
stood the agitated party with Arthur.
Durand grabbed at the diamond as it
passed beneath him. Blair sprang out
of the bos, but some one struck him a
stunning blow from behind and the
fighting front of the throng, desperate
ly struggling for the diamond, swirled,
and surged on the accursed heirloom
of the Stanleys passing close by Esther
and Quabba.
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Lawyer Smythe, searching for Ar
thur, to whom, as "John Powell," Blake
the Richmond detective, had sent hm
when the lawyer first went west on
his quest for the heir to the Stanley
earldom; arrived at the circus just as
the triple tragedy had occurred.
Earlier in the day Smythe, freshly
clothed nud rested and revived after
his wandering la the wilderness, had
called at' the office of the Good Hope
Oil company.
frere.be bad met Blair, in charge, and
Vivian Mar.-ton. lie smirked at the

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youn 'woman and Vivian returned the
smile, deeming it to her interest to do
so. But they gave him no clew that
the man he sought as "John Powell"
ffr information regarding Arthur Stan Stanley
ley Stanley was- Arthur Stanley himself.
Smyif'e had never- met, Arthur Stanlev
except once briefly -in 'the wilderness,
and here taciturnity oa both side3 in
a casual meeting had .prevented eithei
knowmtr the purpose of the other.
Bric-Hv, ut the oHice. Smythe had dis
eus-sol with niair and Vivian the kin kindred
dred kindred subjects of the Stanley earldom
and the diamond from the sky. Smythe
had no iuff rei in the dl tmomL It
va In:; an heirloom of doubtful value
in hi- eyes, an heirloom pertaining to
tli An:ei't.-:ti Sinn leys only. But the
Btt-li-ii t i!e concerned him much, and
he had ijifofi-cd Blair that until if wa
tlet'Liltely .-roved that the fugitive Ar Arthur
thur Arthur .Stanley was dead the claim of
Blair to both the diamond and the
Stanlev earldom n tZnalm mnlil not
(Continued on Last Page)

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BE RELIED ON, IT IS A REAL BLESSING. IS YOURS?
IF NOT, BRING IT TO US. WE ARE EXPERTS AND CAN FIX
IT AND REGULATE IT SO THAT IT WILL KEEP CORRECT
TIME.
OR, IF YOU NEED A NEW WATCH FOR YOURSELF, YOUR
WIFE OR YOUR BOY, COME IN AND LET US SHOW YOU
WHAT WE HAVE. WE HAVE A GREAT MANY INEXPENSIVE
WATCHES, ALL GOOD TIME KEEPERS, AS WELL AS THE
MORE EXPENSIVE ONES.
WE MAKE "QUALITY" RIGHT, THEN THE PRICE RIGHT.
A. E. BURNETT
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THE GREATEST HOT WEATHER COMFORT IS THE CHEAPEST
A block of our ice will do more to keep you cool and healthy during
this hot weather than anything else and the cost is the merest trifle.
Keep your refrigerator well charged with our ice and you can charge
off drug bills, bad temper and most other torrid time ills.

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Tickets on sale Dec. 6th to llthri915, inclusive.
Good to return on all regular trains Dec. 12th. For
further information call on or write
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Our Evening Thought
There is no duty we so much un underrate
derrate underrate as the duty of being happy.
By being happy we sow anonymous
benefits upon the world, which remain
unknown even to ourselves, or when
they are disclosed, surprise nobody so

Imuch a3 the benefactor.
Sister Carlotta Honored
The following from the St. Augus Augustine
tine Augustine Record will be of interest to
many of our readers:
Sister Esther Carlotta, state presi president
dent president of the United Daughters of the
Confederacy for Florida, who has for
the past two years acted as chairman
of the judges' committee of the Unit United
ed United Daughters of the Confederacy in
the prize essay contest, in token of
appreciation of .her work in this ca capacity,
pacity, capacity, has been presented by the
Martin Hoyt Company of Atlanta
with a beautiful set of books, The
Library of Southern Literature. This
company, which is a big Atlanta pub publishing
lishing publishing house, has donated the prizes
for the contests, these consisting of
sets of the same valuable work, and
now it presents to the chairman this
unusually attractive set consisting of
sixteen royal octavo volumes bound in
red leather tooled in gold with the
state seal of Florida embossed on the
cover of each. This is number seven
of the edition and is dedicated to Sis Sister
ter Sister Esther Carlotta.
.
Mr. A. C. Blowers is home from a
two days' business trip to Clearwater.
Mr. T. J." Betty of Montgomery!
Ala., has concluded a short visit to
his daughter, Mrs. E. M. Finch, leav-
ing for home yesterday by the way
of St. Augustine and Jacksonville.
The friends in this section of Mr.
and Mrs. L. W. Jackson of Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville will be grieved to learn of the
death of the latter, which occurred
Sunday in Atlanta, where her hus husband
band husband had taken her for treatment.
Interment Vas made yesterday in
Gainesville. Mr. and Mrs. Jackson at
tended the reunion of Confederate
Veterans held in this city last Oc
tober and while here they were greet greeted
ed greeted by a large number of friends of
long standing, and made new friends,
all of whom will sympathize deeply
with Mr. Jackson in his bereavement.
: The King's Daughters will hold a
call meeting tomorrow at 10 a. m. at
the home of its president, Mrs. C. L.
Eittinger.
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The young ladies' auction club will
be entertained Friday afternoon by
Miss Mary Burford.
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Miss Helen Brown, who intended
leaving today for Lexington, Va., to
bp an attendant at the marriage of a
college mate on the twenty-ninth, has
deferred her departure for several
days on account-of .illness in the fam family
ily family of the bride-elect. ;
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Tomorrow after 1 o'clock the Altar
Guild will have on exhibition at its
fancy work sale at the old Anderson
Pharmacy, a missionary cake to be
sampled by all visitors. The recipe
for the cake will be sold at ten cents.
The cake is very delicious and its spe special
cial special qualities are economy, it being
butterless, eggless and milkless.
Friends are invited to call for a
sample.
The Baptist sewing circle will hold
its Christmas bazaar Thursday, Dec.
18th, from 10 to 5 o'clock at the home
of Rev. and Mrs. Bunyan Stephens.
There will be on sale a full line of
beautiful fancy work articles, cakes,
candies, salad dressings and such
like.
Fred Winer has been absent from
school for the past few days on ac
count of illness.
Miss Alice Wev, the competent
trimmer for the Affleck millinery es establishment,
tablishment, establishment, left yesterday for her
home in Bartow to remain until after
the holidays.
Mme. Marcella Sembrich, the noted
singer, is sriously ill with pneumonia
in New York city and her admirers
have cause to be alarmed for her con condition
dition condition is grave
Miss Mary Verdery of Jacksonville,
who has been a delightful -visitor, to
Ocala was, at the annual election of
officers of the Pan-Hellenic Associa Association
tion Association held Monday, made secretary of
the organization. Miss Elizabeth
Corbett was elected president to sue-
ceed Miss Helen Hunt.
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Miss Ernestine Brooks returned
Monday from a visit to Miss Fay
Cribbett in St. Petersburg and Miss
Polly McMullen at Clearwater.
The affairs of the Baptist sewing
circle for the ensuing year will be
under the management of the follow following
ing following officers, who were elected at the
last meeting of the circle: President,
Mrs. A. R. Sandlin; vice president,
Mrs. Elmer DeCamp; treasuier, Mrs.
B. II. Seymour.
Governor and Mrs. Park Trammell
left Sunday evening en route to Talla Tallahassee.
hassee. Tallahassee. Mrs. Trammell has visited
her sister, Mrs. G. W. Phillips, in Or

lando, and friends in Apopka and
Winter Park for the past week, and
ihe governor arrived on Saturday and
save an address at the Elks' memor memorial
ial memorial service Sunday afternoon. Or Or-ivvAo
ivvAo Or-ivvAo Sentinel.
Christmas Bazaar Tomorrow Tomorrow-Beginning
Beginning Tomorrow-Beginning at 10 o'clock in the
morning and continuing through the
day, St. Margaret's Guild and the

Altar Guild of Grace church will hold
; i heir annual Christmas fancy work
; a:id candy sale at the old Anderson
Pharmacy. The guilds have a large
j number of articles, both pretty and
esefui, and those who are in the midst
of getting Christmas gifts will do
' well visit the sale to get suggestions
, if not to take advantage of buying at
tractive articles at reasonable prices.
Notice, Eastern Stars
Ocala chapter No. 29, O. E. S., will
hold election of officers and conferring
of degree work next Thursday night
at 7:30 o'clock. All members are
urged to attend.
Auxiliary Hospital Board
Members of the auxiliary board of
the Marion County Hospital are re requested
quested requested to meet at the residence of
Mrs. W. K. Zewadski at o'clock
Thursday afternoon. A full atten attendance
dance attendance of the board is urged as busi business
ness business of much importance will be
transacted. J
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Mrs. C. C. Bryant will be hostess
to a cycle tea tomorrow afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Massey were in
tiie city from Lake Weir today, doing
some shopping.
The 8 o'clock dancing club will en enjoy
joy enjoy its fortnightly dance Friday eve evening
ning evening at the Woman's Club building.
Miss Tillie Pasteur of Lake Weir
was a Christmas shopper today.
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Miss 4 Dixie Pillans of Electra, left
yesterday for Madison to visit rela relatives
tives relatives until after the Yuletide.
Mrs. Fred Smith and little daugh daughter
ter daughter have returned to their home at
Clearwater .after a visit to Mr.
Smith's sister, Mrs. L. H. Pillans and
to relatives at Martel. ;
Mrs. Christian Ax entertained very
pleasantly this afternoon the mem members
bers members of the two table auction club
which meets weekly on Wednesday.
An attractive handkerchief Case was
awarded for top score and following
the games sandwiches, coffee and cake
were served. Mrs. Ax's guests were
Mrs. N. Hickman, Mrs. L. R. Chazal,
Mrs. F. T. Schreiber, Miss .-.Minnie
Gamsby, Mrs. G. K. Robinson, Miss
Abbie Munroe and Mrs. M. G. Cham Chambers.
bers. Chambers.
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Dr. and Mrs. W. K. Lane purchased
this morning the residence on Fourth
ftreet, across from the home of Mrs.
P. G. Blake"," and next month will
take possession. They will have the
house entirely done over. Later on
they expect, to build on their lot in
Lin wood addition.
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Mr. and Mrs. E. Terrell Barco of
Gainesville, the former a son of Mr.
B. B. Barco, formerly a resident of
this county, but now of Clearwater,
expect to leave in a few days, possi possibly
bly possibly Saturday, for the Philippine Isl Islands
ands Islands to reside. Mr. Barco before his
marriage spent several years in the
Philippines in the employment of the
government.
The Methodist sewing circle will
hold its annual Christmas fancy work
and candy sale Friday, Dec. 10, on the
north end of the Ocala House piazza.
f Launches, Skiffs,
Dories, Built to
Order
BOILERS AND TANKS
BUILT TO ORDER
GALVANIZED
COPPER AND
ZINC SHEETS
OAK, CYPRESS
MAHOGANY
WHITE PINE and
ALL HARD WOODS
FIRE ESCAPES
Competent Force of Work-
men for Road Work at
All Times.
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A varied assortment of candies, all
home made, and a full line of beauti beautifully
fully beautifully made fancy work articles, for
both adults and children, will be on
sale.
HOUSEKEEPER WANTED
A middle aged man with four young
daughters wishes a steady, middle middle-aged
aged middle-aged white woman who can give best
of references to keep house for him:
She would be required to do the house
work with the assistance of the girls,
who attend school. A good home for
the right woman. Do not reply to
this advertisement unless you would
care to keep the position permanent-!
ly. If interested, write to G. L.
Chandler, 610 Palm Avenue, Miami, j
Florida, or inquire at the Star office;
for particulars. ll-19-tf-d&w J
ORANUT2 PACKER'S TICKETS
This office will make close prices
on sets of tickets for orange packers
for the coming season. Write us for
samples and prices.
d&w tf The Ocala Star.
Carter's Delicious Cake
Buy it for the children's sake.
It is so light, pure and fine,
Give it to them til the time.
tf Carter's Bakery.
ODD FELLOWS
Tulula Lodge No. 22,. I. O. O. F.,
meets in Yonge's Hall every Tuesday
evening at 7:30 o'clock. A warm wel-
ome always extend id to visitins
brethren. M. M. Little. N. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary.
WAR UPON PAIN
Pain is a visitor to every home and
usually it comes quite unexpectedly.
But you are prepared for every emer emergency
gency emergency if you keep a small bottle of
Sloan's Liniment handy. It is the
greatest pain killer ever discovered. 1
bimply laid on the skm no rubbing
required it drives the pain away. It
is really wonderful.
Mervm H. Soister, Berkeley. Cal..
writes: "Last Saturday, after tramp tramping
ing tramping around the Panama Exposition
with wet feot, I came home with my
neck so stiff that I couldn't turn. I
applied Sloan's Liniment freely and
went to bed. To my surprise, next
morning the stiffness had almost dis disappeared,
appeared, disappeared, four hours after the second
application, I was as good as new."
March, zyi5. At druggists, 25c. 1
HOTEL FIRE ESCAPE SIGNS
The Star office has the regulation
hotel-room fire exit sign cards in
stock, as prescribed by the state law
and the hotel inspector. Price, 25 for
$1; 50 for $1.50; 100 for $2.25;-Pos
tage prepaid. d7-w-tf-H-25-15
Why You Should Use Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy
Because it has an established repu
tation won by its good works.
Because it is most esteemed by
those who have used it for many
years, as occasion' required, and are
best acquainted with its -good quali qualities.
ties. qualities. .
Because it loosens and relieves a
cold and aids nature in restoring the
system to a healthy condition.
Because it does not contain opium or
any other narcotic.
Because it is within the reach of all.
It only costs a quarter. Obtainable
everywhere. Adv.
STATE BOARD OF PARDONS
The next regular meeting of the
State Board of Pardons will be held at
Tallahassee on December 8th, .1915.
Galvin's Orange Cocoanut creams,
40 cents a pound at Gerig's Drug i
store. tf
Get a Barler oil heater and keep j
your room cozy and warm. Mrior
Hardware Company. 11-16 j
Cold weathe is hef e. Get a bigger
lead of better wood for a dollar at
Converse's muL Phone 234. 3-tf
Try one of those frosted pints, of
Pabst Blue Ribbon at Johnny's. tf
For electric light globes see the
Marion Hardware Company. 11-16
SEE TEE FARM on the Silver
Springs road which furnishes the
Merchant's Cafe every day with
fresh vegetables, milk and eggs. tf.

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OCALA EVENING STAR, WEDXESDEY, DECEMBER 8, 1915

OCALA OCCURENCES

Mr. C. A. Tremere, of Belleview, as
optimistic as ever, was in town .today.
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We have a full line of Kodaks and
Brownies suitable for Christmas gifts.
Gerig's. tf
Rev. W. IL Coleman came in from
Raiford yesterday, to vote in the wet
or dry election.
Mr. W. S. Hilands has joined the
Ocala golfers in Tampa to play for
the. state golf championship.
Call and see the new electric globes
at the Marion Hardware Co. 11-15
Mr. E. M. Howard has returned
from Auburndale, where he went
Monday on business. Mr. Howard
owns a beautiful grove there and the
trip was made to inspect the fruit
and arrange for its disposition.
Fresh Rape seed just received at
the Ocala Seed Store. 9-tf
Farmers, before killing your hogs
buy lard cans from the Marion Hard Hardware
ware Hardware Company. 11-16
Messrs. Blount, Meyers and Hamil Hamilton,
ton, Hamilton, law students at the University of
Florida, spent today in the city, com coming
ing coming down on the morning train from
Gainesville.
Our Christmas stock of Ivory Pyra Pyra-lin
lin Pyra-lin has arrived and we have the best
stock ever. Gerig's. tf
VEGETABLES, 3I1LK AND EGGS
from our own farm daily. Open night
and day. Merchants Cafe. tf
Don't shiver in the cold. Buy a
stove from the Marion Hardware Co.
and keep warm." 11-16
' Messrs. Sebron Weathers of Leroy
and C. P. Haycraft of Fellowship,
were estimable citizens -coming in to today
day today for election returns.
For plumbing ana electrical work
see H. W. Tucker. Phone 300. tf
Auto tires, tubes and spark plugs.
Marion Hardware Co. 11-16
Pythian Sisters meet Tuesday aft afternoon.
ernoon. afternoon. Pabst Blue Ribbon Beer, the best,
purest and most healthful of ALL
drinks, at Johnny's Place, tf
Syrup cans, all kinds, Marion
Hardware Company. 11-16
Messrs. B. O. Bowden, J. E. John Johnson,
son, Johnson, Judge de Muro and County Com Commissioner
missioner Commissioner Rooks, of Inverness were
in town yesterday.
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida.
Butter Nut Bread has the rigM taste;
None of it ever goes to waste.
It is so pure, wholesome and good;
"For health it's the very best food,
tf Carter's Bakery.
In its write-up of the Rotary Club
meeting yesterday at the DeSoto ho hotel,
tel, hotel, the Tampa Times had the follow following
ing following paragraph: "George McKean and
his hard working entertainment com committee
mittee committee were responsible for the kal kal-iedscope
iedscope kal-iedscope effect noted today but nobody
leproached George for it. In fact, as
.it gave the club the chance to hear
one of the best summings up of what
there is in Tanlpa that has ever been
presented, they were glad. J. A.
Griffin gave the summing up and it
was voted at the close of his remarks
that he is the 'grandest little summer
up' known to man."
Two of the employees of the Ock Ock-lawaha
lawaha Ock-lawaha Valley railroad office may
drink bottled Coca-Cola byk calling at
the Dixie Cafe and presenting this
advertisement. The Ocala Coca-Cola
Bottling Works. It
Galvin's Orange Cocoanut creams,
40 cents a pound at Gerig's Drug
stored tf
Get a Barler oil heater and keep
your room cozy and warm. Mirton
Hardware Company. 11-16
Case After Case
. Plenty More Like This in Ocala
Scores of Ocala people can tell you
about Doan's Kidney Pills. Many a
happy citizen makes a public state statement
ment statement of his experience. Here is a
case of it. What better proof of
merit can be had than such endorse endorsement?
ment? endorsement? L. B. McKenzie, assistant superin superintendent
tendent superintendent electric light plant, 607 Tus Tus-cawilla
cawilla Tus-cawilla St., Ocala, says: "I have used
' Doan's Kidney Pills off and on for
the past -three years and they have
never failed to relieve me when my
kidneys have been disorderd, bring bringing
ing bringing on attacks of backache. I have
frequently told my friends about
Doan's Kidney Pills."-
Price' 50c. at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
Mr. McKenzie had. Foster-Milburn

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WEATHER REPORT

The following reports of tempera
ture and rainfall are made to the Star
by the government observer, F. G. B.
Weihe, every morning:
Max. Min. Rain
December,! .........62 36 ..
December 2 ........ .64 36
December 3 .........61 36
December. 4 ..64 32
December 5 69 40 ..
December 6 ....68 40
December 7 .65 44 ..
Weather Forecast
Partly cloudy tonight; Thursday
fair.
U. D. C. MEETING
The,, monthly business meeting of
Dickison chapter U. D. C will be held
Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
home of Mrs. J. T. Lancaster, 27
Daugherty street.
Mrs. A. A. Winer, Cor, Sec'y.
CALLED MEETING
OF KING'S DAUGHTERS
There will be a called meeting of
the King's Daughters at the residence
of Mrs. C. L. Bittinger tomorrow,
Thursday, morning at 10 o'clock.
FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL
ASSOCIATION FOR 1915
A great many inducements are of offered
fered offered to teachers and school officers
to attend the Florida Educational As Association
sociation Association to be held in Tallahassee,
December 28-30. This convention has
a maximum attendance of eight hun hundred,
dred, hundred, and on this occasion efforts are
being made to interest the entire
body to be present.
Since the meeting is held during
the holidays, it gives every ""teacher
the time to come; and surely a two
days' session devoted to intellectual
and professional interests will give
inspiration to every teacher.
The railroads have granted reduc reduced
ed reduced rates from all parts of the state
to the capital city; and very reason reasonable
able reasonable rates of from one to two and a
half dollars a day for : board have
been arranged for by-the local com com-mitteer"
mitteer" com-mitteer" The Leon-hotel I'haa been
selected for headquarters and the
State Collebe for" Women .has ar
ranged to take care of three hundred
persons at one and a half dollars per
day.
The program shows a great deal
of splendid work on the part of Prof.
Charles M. Jones of Lakeland; it
gives a number of questions of vital
interest to the schools ofthe state;
and the names of many of the leading
educators of Florida who will give
addresses. The special lecturer for
the. occasion is, Dr. Harry Clark of
the University of -Tennessee. He is a
graduate of Yale, and has had liberal
eperience in the publitf; school sys
tems of the southern country.'
The fact that Tallahassee is the
capital with its many departments of
state government, will induce many
people to visit the place at this time.
The State College for 1 Wdmen, the
Leon county high school, the city,
and the county are all combining their
efforts to make the association a
profitable and happy occasion. Be Besides
sides Besides the regular routine program,
several delightful forms of enter entertainment
tainment entertainment are planned. It will pay
anyone to attend this association for
it means much in one's profession and
social work.
SHADY SCHOOL HONOR ROLL
First grade, Ben Buhl, Verna Tim Tim-mons;
mons; Tim-mons; second grade, Nolie Redding,
Minnie May Smith, Gladys Timmons;
second grade, Luther Redding Elsie
Woods; fourth grade, Vivian Doug
las, Herbert Redding; sixth grade, A.
R. Douglas, George Leak, Ray Red
ding; ninth, grade, Edith Redding,
Mary Gaskins.
Laughter Aids Digestion
Laughter s one of the most health
ful exertions; it is of : great help to
digestion. A still more effectual help
is a dose of Chamberlain's Tablets. If
you should be troubled with indiges indigestion
tion indigestion give them a trial. They only
cost a quarter. Obtainable every everywhere.
where. everywhere. Adv.
SEABOARD SCHEDULE
South Bound
No. 1. Lv. Jacksonville, 9:30 p. m.;
Ar. Ocala, 1:45 a. m.; Lv. Ocala 1:50
a. m.; Ar. Tampa 6:30 a. m.; Lv.
Tampa 7:30 a. m.; Ar. St. Petersburg
9:30 a. m.
No. 3. Lv. Jacksonville 9:30 a. rn.;
Ar. Ocala 12:57 p. m.; Lv. Ocala 1:17
p. m.; Ar. Tampa, 5:25 p. m.; Lv.
Tampa, 5:40 p. m.; Ar. St, Petersburg
8 p. m.
No. 9 Limited train; Lv. Jackson
ville 1:30 p. m., Lv. Ocala, 4:30 p. m.;
Ar. Tampa, 7:45 p. m.
NoTch Bound
No. 2. Lv. St. Petersburg, 4:30 p
m.; Ar. Tampa, 6:55 p. m.; Lv. Tarn
pa, 9 p. m.; Ar. Ocala, 2:30 a. m.; Lv.
Ocala, 2:35 a. m.; Ar. Jacksonville,
6:45 a. m. -
No. 4 Lv. Tampa, 9 a. m.; Ar.
Ocala, 1 p. m.; Lv. Ocala, 1:20 p. tn..
Ar. Jacksonville, 5:25 p. m.
No. 10 Lv. St. Petersburg, 8:30
a. m.; Ar. Tampa, 10:50 a. m.; Lv.
Tampa, 1 p. m.; Lv. Ocala 4:10 p.
m.; Ar. Jacksonville, 7:15 p. m. Lim Limited
ited Limited train. ....

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DIAMOND FROM
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be allowed But Blair. Smytbe admit
ted. was next of tin.
Then the English lawyer had called
at the Powell mansion seeking further

Information and. learning here that t lie j
Injured Mr. Powell was so far recover j
ed that his friends bad taken mm to
the circus, had gone thither.
He arrived, as he usually arrived any
where in bewildering America, too
late. The circus performance was end ending
ing ending in tragedy and panic, and the Bee
tag. fighting, frenzied men that poured
out from the pandemonium within j
bowled the English lawyer over and
trampled upon him. When he recover- j
ed from the excitement and jostling
the police were in possession and the
place deserted except by the disor
ganized employees.
The protection of the box had pre preserved
served preserved Arthur and his party from in in-Jury.
Jury. in-Jury. The watchful Quabba had drawn
Esther aside at the first outbreak of
the panic and the riot. A slash in the
canvas walls of the tent had given
Quabba and Esther egress to safety,
and Quabba had led his dazed young
mistress away.
After Arthur had been conveyed by
Durand and the others to their waiting
motorcar, Arthur, through excitement
and drugs, collapsed. But he revived
when he reached his rooms in his fine
new mansion, and demanded that
Esther be sought for.
"I am not crazy!" he vehemently de declared.
clared. declared. "I saw Esther there, and 1
want you to bring me to her!"
"Now, calm yourself, Mr. Powell,'
said Durand soothingly. "The excite excitement
ment excitement which you have witnessed has
brought on another attack of this re recurrent
current recurrent hallucination. A man cannot
suffer concussion of the brain and oth other
er other injuries, as you have, and hope to
escape serious mental as well as physi
cal reactions. There, there! We must
give you something to quiet you!"
And the hypocritical and unscrupu unscrupulous
lous unscrupulous swindler administered a liberal
dose of the drug that he had permitted
Arthur to become secretly, as Arthur
thought, addicted to.
Vivian added her blandishments to
the soothing hypocrisies of Durand,
and De Vaux, the jackal, kept up a
murmur of feigned concern and sym sympathy.
pathy. sympathy. Only Blair stood aloof. These
ways were not his, but Blair coveted
the power of the Powell millions, which
Arthur's Incapacity placed him in posi position
tion position to administer, and so he gave his
negative aid to the despicable plot to
ruin Arthur bodily, mentally, spiritual spiritually,
ly, spiritually, and financially.
By the drug and the power of sugges suggestion
tion suggestion the conspirators succeeded in im impressing
pressing impressing Arthur again that his seeing
Esther had been an illusion of his dis disordered
ordered disordered mind. They further calmed
him by convincing him there had been
an accident at the circus that had
caused excitement, but the triple trag tragedy
edy tragedy he had witnessed was also a fig figment
ment figment of his hysteria.
ijruaraea as Artuur was and supplied
with soul and body destroying drugs,
it was easy for the cabal to keep news newspapers,
papers, newspapers, visitors and other sources of in information
formation information from im. Even his private
secretary had been sent by Blair as a
manager of distant properties, so that
Arthur might by no chance gain any
confirmation of the presence of Esther
in Los Angeles.
It- was not wholly easy to convince
Arthur, 'even under these conditions,
though he was weak willed and his
physical strength only returned to him
in a measure. But to keep him from
thinking Durand and the others incit
ed him to one folly after another as his
strength came back to some degree.
Already they arranged for a tally ho
party to the races on the morrow. They
feared to go too far in their efforts to
drive Esther from Los Angeles. Their
efforts were confined to keeping Ar Arthur
thur Arthur separated from her, to augment
his fear of complete mental collapse
under the threat of the recurrent hal
lucinations which they endeavored to
convince him his encounters with Es Esther
ther Esther were.
On the other hand, the conspirators
knew Esther's high spirit They hoped
she would become discouraged and per perhaps
haps perhaps disgusted at Arthur's eccentric
treatment of her the cause of which
she was not likely to suspect and re return
turn return to Richmond and Hagar.
But Esther was "resolved upon solving
the strange mystery of Arthur's con conduct.
duct. conduct. At each encounter since they
had been parted in. the mining town of
Mammoth just before he was so griev grievously
ously grievously injured he had been delighted
. at sight of her. and then some strange
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dared.
influence would overcome him and he
would regard her with a fear haunted
expression, lapsing into vacuity, and

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1 THE MAXWELL. The world's most
popular car at a popular price.
2 THE BUSIEST SPOT IN OCALA.
- The Ocala salesroom of the Maxwell.
3 BOB CARROLL Known to allas the
author of the slogan

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According to the Carroll plan you can buy one of these famous sturdy, powerful family cars on
pay the balance as you ride on easy monthly payments.

A number of good Ocalans have already taken advantage of
should not.

The MAXWELL is not only easy to buy-according io the
fully 50 per cent less than omany other car selling at this price.

Price $700
DELIVERED AT OCALA

OCALA
then fate, in tlie stinpe or mose who
surrounded him or tragic excitenienf
such as had last occun'ed, would pepn
rate them wide apart again. True as
steel herself, her stanch heart would
not permit her to believe Arthur was
base or forgetful.
She felt the call of Hagar, recovering
slowly among strangers. But Esther
determined to see and have an under understanding
standing understanding first with Arthur, and then
return. Yet she did not wish to intrude
upon him. now that he was rich and
powerful as John Powell, did he not
desire it.
(To be Continued)
SOME OF THE TRIHGS'WE HAKEl
Jaxon Metal Shingles.
Jaxon Metal CeUinsr.
13a va, Trough and Glitters.
Conductor Pipe Fitting:.
Corrujrated Sheets.
Corrnyated .Awnlnsrs.
Sheet Metal Rooflnff.
Metal "Brick" Sidlntr.
Metal "Stone" Sldlnjr.
Acme Kestabln Ciilvertn.
Imperial Riveted CnIvrlB.
Turpentine Stills and Cupn.
Sheet Metal Cornice.
Sheet Metal Skylights.
.Dredge Pipe nd Fittings.
Coppersmiths.
General Sheet Metal Workers.
Ask your dealer or write us tor cata-
lognes.
Tne FLORIDA METAL PRODUCTS CO.
.g 8650 Evergreen. Are,
JACKSOXVILLE, FLA,
James Thomson
CONTRACTOR
In All Kinds of Brick, Cement
and Artificial Stone Work
Estimates Cheerfully
Furnished
P. O. B. 338 Ocala, Fla
PHONE 133
REPARED
300 ARTICLES-300 ILLUSTRATIONS
TTEEP informed of the World's ProCTess ir.
Eneineerine. Mechanics and Invention. For
Father and Son and AH the Family. It appeals
to an classes Old and Young Men and cmeaJ
is me r avorite Magazine in t notisanas ci
homea throuRhout the world. Our t'oreipn
Correspondents are constantly on the watLh.
for thine new and interesting and it is
Written So You Can Understand It
IThe Shan NatM BnartmMt t?.Cl PajTf) (Vnffli n-
rracticai mats frr bnop V orK ana easy ways lor tiiel
Amateur Mechanics 17 Pages) for the Eots and
Girls who like to make thinei tei Is how to make Wire
isyman so do tuineB artrona tne ttoine.
less ana lelegrapb Onthta. i.ngines, Uoats, bnow-I
Istractions for the Mechanic, Camper and Sportsman
snoes. dewrirr. twa r arnitnre. etc. contains m
S1.SO PER YEAR SINGLE COPIES. 15
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MAXWELL

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. OFFICE PHONE 51
RESIDENCE PHONE 265

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IAJION-IUNN SUSOSIC TODGL
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A. II., meets on the first and third
Thursday evening of each month at
8:00 o'clock, until further notice.
A. E. Burnett, W. M.
vJake Brown. Secretary. Ad
CIIAPTEl? .NO. 13, It. A. M.
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
fourth Friday in ev-ery month at
8 p. m. H. S. Wesson, H P.
Jake Brown. Sec'y.
OuALA TEMPLE
PYTHIAN SISTERS
The Ocala Temple Lodge No. 28
Pythian Sisters, meets every Tuesday
afternoon at 2:30 at Castle Hall, west
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PAY AS YOU

this convenient method of
car owning.
Carroll plan, but it is economical to

Electrically Started and

Account ol Christmas Holidays

STAXIMHI i,!l.OAD OF THE SOUTH

Tickets sold Dec. 17 ,18, 23, 24 an d 25, limited to reach original start starting
ing starting point by midnight of January 10 th. For rates or other information,
call on any A. C. L. Ticket Agent or
, G KIRKLAND, Division Passenger Agent, Tampa.

of courthouse. Visiting members are
cordially invited to meet with v.
. Lena Tompkins, M E. C.
Kate B. Howell, M. R.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E.
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of eacL
month at 730 o'clock.
... m Mrs. Emily Webb, W. M.
Mrs. Lliiian simmojS, Sec'y.
OCALA LOD'iE NO. 286, B. P. O E.
Ocaia Lodge .No. .286, Benevolent
and Protective Orde: of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Uuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always velcom-i. Club house
opposite postoffie, ast side.
H. von Engelken, E. R.
Nelson Geise; Secietary. At.
COXCOItMA LODGE jr.T. OF A.
Concordia Loage, FraternaT Union
of America, meets in Yo.ig? Hall
2n the second Thursday evening of
each month. Geo. L. Taylor. F. M
Chaj. K. Sage, Secretar. Ad
WOOWlBA UF Tnii WOIuJ)
Fo'-t King Camp No. 14 mtets at
the K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. VisiUt
sovereigns are always welcome.
J. W. Lamar, t; C
Chas. K. Sage, Tierk.
KXIGH1J UK PITIUAS
Ocala Lodge No. :9. Conventloii4
held every Monday at 7:30 p. m. at
Castle Hali, over the James Carlisle
drugstore. A cordial "veicouie to vis visiting
iting visiting brothers. C. B. Howell, C. C.
Cta.. K. Sage, K. of R. S. Ad
OK LAW A II A VALLEY
tLAILROAP SCHEDULE
No. 71 Leave i"alatka, ; :30 a.
arrive Ocala, 11:35 a. m.
No. 72 Leave Ocala, 1:05 p. m.;
arrive PalatUa, 5:25 p. m.
Cold weathe. is here. Get a bigger
lead of better wood for a dollar at
Converse's Phone 234. 3-tf
Try one of those frosted pints of
Pabst Blue Ribbon at Johnny's. tf
For electric light globes see the
Marion Hardware Company. 11-16
SEE TEE f ARM on the Silver
Springs road which furnishes the
Merchant's Cafe every day with
fresh vegetables, milk and eggs. tf.

payment of a special sum and

There's no reason why you
operate, the up-keep cost being
lighted
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UNCLASSIFIED AD
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WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOE
SALE. FOR nZST AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
HOUSE WANTED The owner of a
desirable furnished house in a good
location can secure a good tenant by
addressing at once "House," care the
Evening Star. 6-6t
WANTED Young man, white, about
seventee nor eighteen, to work in
store. Wa'ges eight dollars per week.
Address ."Proprietor," Star office. 4t
LOST OR STOLEN A Crescent bi bicycle.
cycle. bicycle. A reward will be paid for its
return to W. T. Gary. 6-tf
WOOD We can deliver "on short
notice any kind of wood, pine or oak.
Converse Mill. Phone 234. 3-tf
HOUSE TO RENT On Dorothy
streec; modern conveniences. Apply
to A. G. Gates. 10-9-tf
FOR RENT Two unfurnished rooms;
electric lights and use of bath; locat located
ed located at 419 W. Broadway. Apply to
Fred J. Burden, box 448, Ocala. 6t
FOR SALE Horse and Buggy. A
six-year-old, highly bred horse with
either surrey or buggy, as may be
preferred, for sale cheap for cash.
Horse is a fine saddle animal or for
buggy, surrey or any other purpose;
gentle and reliable. Apply to O. B.
Iiowse, Ocala, Fla. 11-tf
WANTED An office boy. Apply to
the telephone exchange. 12-4
FOR RENT One of the best located
stores and best stands in the city, lo located
cated located on the public square, is for
rent January 1st. Apply to B. Gold Gold-nan,
nan, Gold-nan, Ocala, Fla. dly-wky-tf
FOR RENT Well located and nicely
furnished rooms in residence next to
the Colonial; also for light house housekeeping.
keeping. housekeeping. Inquire at the Colonial. 7tf
Poet Laureate.
A laureate was originally a purely
university title, bestowed upon such
masters of arts as had exhibited skill
In the making cf Latin verses, and It
had nothing to do with the civil au authority,
thority, authority, or royal favor. The first
""poet-laureate," in the modem gens
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