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Fair tonight, Thursday scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
Circle of the Allied Line Steadily Closing
Around the City
SHARP ATTACKS GY BRITISH
The British and French renewed
their attack in Northern France and
Belgium last night. Preliminary re reports
ports reports indicate that they won consid considerable
erable considerable success. The principal blow
was struck by the British on a front
4000 yards from the northwestern
outskirts of Lens to Bois Hugo, north northeast
east northeast of Loos. General Haig reports
that the British carried the first lines
of the enemy at all points and made
satisfactory progress. Hill No. 70,
which dominates Lens, is reported
to have been captured by a Canadian
detachment. Since the beginning of
the attack on the northern end of the
western line, the Canadians have been
making steady progress about Lens.
The new attack immediately north of
Lens evidently is designed to close
around the city from the north. If
the allies are successful they might
force the Germans to evacuate the
city without a difficult and costly
The French made gains near the
coast in the vicinity of Dixmude.
The Germans are still active with
their artillery on the Aisne front, but
did not renew the infantry attack
last night, however.
Two more ships of Norway's dimin diminishing
ishing diminishing merchant fleet have been sunk.
Petrograd reports the Teutons took
a height west of the Rumanian town
of Ocna, in southwestern Moldavia.
Madrid an Armed Camp and Riots in
Barcelona Caused Deaths
Madrid, Aug. 15. The city looks
like an armed camp as the result of a
general strike. Soldiers are running
the street cars, baking bread and oc occupied
cupied occupied otherwise. Minister of the In Interior
terior Interior Guerra said the agitation had
increased but troops were quelling
BLOODSHED AT BARCELONA
Paris, Aug. 15. Six were killed
and nine hurt in a clash between
strikers and soldiers at Barcelona,
according to the statement of a Span Spanish
ish Spanish general received by the Petit
STRIKE THREATENED IN
FOUR NORTHWESTERN STATES
Spokane, Aug. 15. Unless specific
demands are granted by August 20,
there will be a general strike of In Industrial
dustrial Industrial Workers of the World in
Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Mon Montana,
tana, Montana, the district secretary of the
SENT TO SIBERIA
Emperor Nicholas will Travel the
Road Worn Smooth by Feet
of Many Exiles
Petrograd, Aug. 15. A semi-official
news agency says that former
Emperor Nicholas and family have
been taken from the palace. It is re reported
ported reported that they were transported to
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times, one man top, seat covers, etc.,
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Engraved cards and wedding invi invitations
tations invitations at Gprig's Drug Store. tf.
Star ads. are business builders.
SEDITION IN SPAIN
ADD FRENCH 01 TEUTON
Members of Company A Stood Up
Well Under their First
Company A had a strenuous day to today.
day. today. The men were out early, man maneuvering
euvering maneuvering on the golf links, which have
been patriotically put at the service
of the company by Mr. Clarence
Camp, and which it is hardly neces necessary
sary necessary to say form a fine field for man maneuvers.
euvers. maneuvers. Hike to the Springs
At 10 o'clock, the men came in,
broke ranks and had an hour's rest.
Then they lined up again for their
hike to Silver Springs. About sev seventy
enty seventy were in light marching order,
that is, they carried their arms and
canteens, These were the border men,
and the best trained of the rookies.
Besides these were some thirty odd
new men, who haven't received their
guns yet. Altogether there were over
a hundred men in line.
It looked like it was going to be a
strenuous experience. The midday
August sun was blazing down with
full power, and a civilian who got out
of the shade thought he would melt.
However, the little column swung off
with a jaunty step. Captain Drake
and the veterans led, and Lieut.
Campbell with the new men brought
up the rear. The border men had
been on many a stiff er march, but it
was the first hike of the rookies.
The company reached the springs
in just two hours, including ten min minutes
utes minutes rest at the end of the first hour.
The men were in good shape. None
fell out, but one had a stumped toe,
and he and another will ride in this
After reaching the springs, the men
had a cold but substantial dinner, and
hot coffee. Then they rested. A
phone message from Captain Drake
said they were having a good time
at 3 o'clock, resting and many of the
men in swimming.
The company will start on its re return
turn return march at 4 o'clock, and will be
in between 6 and 6:30. The veterans
could make the march in an hour and
a half, but it is the company's first
hike of the campaign, and the captain
desires to make it easy on his new
Pleased at Blanding's Promotion
The officers and men of Company A
are well pleased at the promotion of
their colonel. He is a soldier of 21
years' building a military man from
the ground floor up, as he has proven
by his rise from a private in the old
Gainesville Guards, which he joined
in 1896, to brigadier-general.
Colonel Blanding's rise, while not
sensational, has been steady and bas
ed upon merit. He was commission commissioned
ed commissioned captain of his company in 1899
following the war with Spain, having
reached this rank step by step. In
1906 he was made major of the First
Battalion and three years later was
advanced to lieutenant-colonel. The
next year he succeeded Colonel Schuy
ler as commander of the regiment.
On the border, last summer, Col
onel Blanding was recognized by reg
ular army officers as one of the most
efficient commanders, and when a
post at which the Second Florida was
located was left without a general of
ficer, it was always Colonel Blanding
whom the brigade commander denot
ed as "senior colonel."
Now is the time to take up the
matter of buying a pea huller. W. J
McGehee, distributor. tf
OCALA., FLOBIDA, WEDNESDAY,
POSITIONS LAST NIGHT ATTENDED
A GENERAL ELECTION
In Great Britain May Result if the
Laborites Persist in Sending
Delegates to Stockholm
London, Aug. 15 The political cor correspondent
respondent correspondent of the Telegraph says if
the labor conference adheres to its
resolution to send delegates to the
Stockholm conference, the premier
will advise the holding of a general
GAVE THE OUTLINE
Of the Pope's Peace Proposals, which
Washington has Not Yet
Waashington, Aug. 15. The pope's
peace proposal has not yet been re received
ceived received by the government. Secretary
Lansing said the Associated Press
summary was substantially the same
as the unofficial outline he had. There
is no change in the first impression
that the Allies will reject and prob
ably refuse to consider the proposals.
TEASE THE WOMEN
Prominent Suffragets Given a Fore
taste of What They May
Expect in Politics
Washington, Aug. 15. Tearing the
banners they carried from suffrage
pickets at the White House and at
tacks on the woman's party headquar
ters at LaFayette Park continued to
day. Good-natured but determined
crowds seized the banners as rapidly
as they appeared.
MOBILIZE AT MINEOLA
Guardsman from 26 States will As
semble at the Long Island
Washington, Aug. 15. The Na
tional Guard division going to France
and representing 26 states and the
District of Columbia will be mobilized
at Mineola, L. I.
ATTENTION GROWERS OF
Senator Duncan U. Fletcher desires
to call the attention of growers of
sweet potatoes in Florida to the fact
that the department of agriculture re recently
cently recently issued Farmers' Bulletin No.
548 on storing and marketing sweet
potatoes, and Farmers' Bulletin No.
847 on potato storage and storage
houses, which bulletins may be ob obtained
tained obtained free, while they last, by ad addressing
dressing addressing him, or the division of publi publications
cations publications of the department of agricul agriculture,
ture, agriculture, Washington, D. C. In view of
the large acreage planted to sweet po potatoes
tatoes potatoes this year, it would be well for
Florida growers to acquaint themsel themselves
ves themselves with the information contained in
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deliver them promptly. You don't
have to telephone us to ask "Why
don't you send up the medicine the
doctor ordered." Try us once, and
youH be with us always. Gerig's
Drug Store. tf.
Come in and let me snow you a
Williams Grist Mill. W. J. McGehee,
AMERICAN TROOPS III
WITH V 1 LD
London, Aug. 15. American troops
marched through the streets of Lon London
don London today. The evening papers say
to find a parallel for the enthusiasm
manifest it probably would be neces necessary
sary necessary to recall the return of the Brit British
ish British troops from the South African
(Issued by the War Department and All Rights to Reprint Reesrved).
This course of thirty daily lessons is offered to the men selected for
service in the National Army as a practical help in getting started in trie
right way. It is informal in time and does not attempt to give binding
rules and directions. These are contained in the various manuals and reg regulations
ulations regulations of the United States Army, to which this course is merely introductory.
LESSON NO. 3
Nine Soldierly Qualities
The three basic qualities, Loyalty,
Obedience and Physical Fitness, were
treated in the preceding lesson. There
is another group of three soldierly
qualities that are especially needed
during the periods of training, march marching
ing marching and waiting between combats.
Although these qualities are asso associated
ciated associated chiefly with camp life, they are,
of course, scarcely less helpful in all
other phases of military service.
Intelligence does not necessarily
mean education, but rather quick ob observation
servation observation and willingness to learn.
There is plenty of need for intelli intelligence
gence intelligence in modern warfare. The Nation National
al National Army will be forced to absorb
within a few months a training which
would ordinarily extend over a period
of two or three years. Those who in intend
tend intend to fit themselves for promotion
should study thoroughly the manuals
and the drill regulations which affect
their duties. In time they should
learn something about map-making
and map-reading, the construction of
field entrenchments, training and care
of horses, signalling, the handling of
complex pieces of machinery, and
many other subjects.
Any practical knowledge that you
may now possess will surely be use useful
ful useful and helpful to you in the army.
Capt. Ian Hay Beith, of the English
army, points out that in the first
British forces of the present war the
previous trade or training of every
soldier was sooner or later utilized.
Cheerfulness is always a prominent
trait of good soldiers. Here again
Americans may be counted upon to
make a splendid showing, even in the
face of any unexpected hardships o
difficulties that may be ahead of us.
There are numerous episodes in Am
erican military history to justify this
In January, 1863, the Union army
lay in camp at Falmouth, Va. About
a month before had occurred the dis disastrous
astrous disastrous and bloody defeat of Fred Fredericksburg.
ericksburg. Fredericksburg. In the North it was the
darkest hour of the war. Everywhere
outside the army there was depres depression
sion depression and fear. On January 21, the
commanding general ordered the
troops to break camp and move for forward.
ward. forward. At the same time "a cold driz drizzling
zling drizzling rain set in; the ground speedily
became like a sea of glue; everything
upon wheels sunk into the bottomless
mud; it took twenty horses to start
a single caisson; hundreds of them
died in harness; but still the general
persisted. But the rain persisted also,
and it soon became a simple impossi impossibility
bility impossibility to go forward." After two days
of effort it was necessary to have the
AUGUST 15, 1917.
IOIID0II TODAY GREETED
Crowds lined the streets and a
meeting of the cabinet adjourned so
Premier Lloyd-George and his col colleagues
leagues colleagues might pay their compliments
lo the Americans. The troops were
reviewed by Ambassador Page and
later by King George at Buckingham
men struggle and flounder "through
the wilderness of mud back to their
Picture the situation: Recent defeat
with heavy losses; retreat; a cheer cheerless
less cheerless mid-winter, camp; rain; cold;
mud; discouragement at home; a long
march under the most trying condi conditions
tions conditions ending in a return to the same
camping ground from which the
troops had started. A little grumbling
might reasonably have been expected.
But the men of 1863 were too good
soldiers to draw long faces. The his historian
torian historian goes on: "The march was made
in high good humor, the soldiers
laughing and joking at their ill-luck
with that comic brightness character characteristic
istic characteristic of Americans in difficult circum
THREE QUALITIES OF BATTLE
Finally, there are the three battle
qualities cf the good soldier:
Unless a man has these three qual qualities
ities qualities even though he possesses all
the other six in good measure he Is
after all only a camp-fire soldier.
Spirit fighting spirit is far from
being mere hatred of the enemy or
blind fury, on the one hand; nor is it
mere passible obedience to orders, on
the other. It means cool, self-controlled
courage the kind of courage
which enables a man to shoot as
straight on the battlefield as he does
in target practice. However, it even
goes a step beyond that point. Deci Decisive
sive Decisive victories cannot be won by mere merely
ly merely repulsing the enemy. "Only the of
fensive wins." (Infantry Drill Regu Regulations,
lations, Regulations, paragraph 511).
Like all tne other qualities of a
soldier, spirit can be cultivated, fyi
untrained army seldom possesses it.
But it can be developed. You can and
will develop it until it becomes as
much a part of yourself as any of
your easy-going civilian habits are
Spirit carries a body of soldiers
forward. Tenacity is the quality that
makes them "stick." The thorough
soldier is never ready to stop fighting
until his part of the battle is won.
Tenacity was never better expressed
than in the words of John Paul Jones.
Standing among his dead and wound wounded
ed wounded on his sinking ship which was
"leaking like a basket," he replied to
his adversary's invitation to surren surrender,
der, surrender, "Sir, I have not yet begun to
fight." Two hours later the battle
came to a sudden end when the colors
of the enemy's vessel were hauled
Self-reliance is characteristic of the
American, whether he is serving as a
soldier or in some civil occupation.
Much the same quality is sometimes
Food Corporation Formed in
HOOVER WILL BE CHAIR
Washington, Aug. 15. With the
approval of President Wilson, the
new food administration announces
the formation of a corporation to
take over control of the country's
grain supply. Seven executive offic officers
ers officers were named, with Herbert Hoover,
chairman. The personnel of the wheat
price fixing commission includes Chas.
J. Barrett, of Georgia, president of
the National Farmers Union; R.
Goodwyn Rhett, of Charleston, pres president
ident president of the Chamber of Commerce of
the United States. Twelve men were
named to represent the grain division
at terminals. Milling interests have
named a committee to co-operate in
negotiating voluntary regulations for
the milling industry.
PRICES WILL BE STABILIZED
That the government will purchase
enough of The present wheat crop to
stabilize prices is forecast in the
forming of the corporation which will
be capitalized at $50,000,000. The
government will hold all the stock.
referred to as "initiative." It is a
quality needed more than ever before
in present-day warfare. Major Gen General
eral General Leonard Wood, in his introduc introduction
tion introduction to the Field Service Regulations
of the United States Army, says:
"Officers and men of all ranks ana
grades are given a certain independ independence
ence independence in the execution of the tasks to
which they are assigned and are ex
pected to show initiative in meeting
the different situations as they arrive.
Every individual, from the highest
commander to the lowest private,
must always remember that inaction
and neglect of opportunities will war warrant
rant warrant more severe censure than an er error
ror error in the choice of the means."
MAKING YOURSELF STRONGER
The nine qualities which have just
been reviewed are those which every
one of us would like to have for him
self. They aie the essentials of virile
and successful manhood, whether in
the army or out of it. Even the moral
weakling and the slacker : in their
hearts admire these qualities.
Doubtless you have developed some
of them already perhaps all of them
to a greater or less extent. Many a
man has discovered, when put to the
test, that he possessed these qualities
without having himself realized it.
But under civilian conditions it is not
easy to cultivate all of them.
In the army you will have your op
portunity in a few months of training
to strengthen these qualites in your
self. In so doing you will learn to con control
trol control yourself, to take care of yourself
under all conditions, to meet hardshro
I and danger unflinchingly, to be fear
less and self-reliant. At the end of
these few months of training you will
have gained immensely in vigor and
Let me figure with you on your oil
engine. W. J. McGehee, distributor, tf
I have anything in the electrical
line. Ask about them. W. J. McGehee,
Citra, Aug. 14. Mrs. E. L. Wart Wart-mann
mann Wart-mann who has been quite sick, is re reported
ported reported a little better this morning.
She is being attended by an Ocala
physician, besides the local physician.
Mrs. Wartmann's daughter, Mrs.
Eugene Cox of Atlanta, arrived Sun Sunday
day Sunday and also her son and daughter-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Allison Wartmann
Mrs. Partridge is visiting her
daughter in Tampa.
Mrs. Burleson left Sunday to visit
her daughter Etta, who is teaching
school in Bradford county.
Mr. Spurgeon Ausley has gone to
Jacksonville, where he will join the
naval reserve corps. This makes the
fifth Citra boy to enter the service of
Mrs. Stevens came up Sunday from
Ocala to nurse Mrs. E. L. Wartmann.
Mr. and Mrs. Johns of Brooker,
spent last week with Dr. and Mrs.
VOL. 23, NO. 197.
WITH SIX PfflltlT
OF THE POPE
According to English Opinion Had
Their Origin in
Rome, Aug. 15. The pope's peace
proposals were written by his own
hand after a conference with his ec
clesiastical advisers, dispatched to
European capitals by a courier and
sent to England for cabling to Wash
ington and Tokio.
ORIGINATED IN AUSTRIA
London, Aug. 15. Some morning
papers refrained from commenting
on the pope's peace proposals. Those
discussing them base their Genesis
in Austria. The advice the govern
ment to either reject them absolutely
or indicate by official text to show
they are unacceptable.
CONCERNING THE COWS
Mr. W. F. McAteer:
Dear Sir: Reading your letter to
the Star about the impounding of cat cattle
tle cattle prompts me to have something to
write about, too. I most heartily
agree with your idea of it as far as
you go, but I think you could easily
have gone a bit farther.
The farmers living near town dare
not have cattle because of the con
tinual trouble and expense of getting
them out of the pound. It in turn in injures
jures injures the town because it makes a
farmer buy land further away ana ana-naturally
naturally ana-naturally do his trading and spend
his money at some other place more
than if he were near town. It makes
it harder for a land owner to sell land
near town. Therefore, it is my opin
ion, that it in an indirect way to some
extent, and in a direct way to some
extent, operates against the good of
the town financially as well as pre pre-ventfng
ventfng pre-ventfng the best feeling existing be between
tween between our town and out of town
You mention a cow being injured
by being run and whipped. I have
seen the present pound man (Mr. Hol Hollo
lo Hollo way) unmercifully run and beat
cows in driving them. I saw him in
driving a cow belonging to A. A.
Mathews run and whip her very cruel cruelly
ly cruelly and just as the cow was enteripg
the pen he threw a rock, hitting her
in the side, as hard as he could throw.
I certainly agree that we are tak taking
ing taking advantage of the law to do our
out of town neighbors an injustice,
and I trust that our city council will
come to look at it as you and I do.
Very truly, Baxter Cam.
Orange Springs, Aug. 16. Mr. and
Mrs. H. H. Rast of Leesburg are visit visiting
ing visiting the formers parents, Mr. and Mrs.
G. P. Rast. They made the trip via
the Ocklawaha river in their new boat.
Mr. Bozeman and Miss Janie Smith
of Leesburg are on a visit to Mrs. E.
J. Rast. i.
Mr. Pleas Hall and family with Mr.
and Mrs. Mikle came Tuesday to en enjoy
joy enjoy life at the Springs for a month.
They are from Titusville.
Mrs. John T. Lewis and children of
Ocklawaha are visiting Mrs. Lewis s
sister, Mrs. J. R. Wimberly.
Mrs. MacFadden and Mrs. Ham Hammond
mond Hammond returned to their homes in Haw Hawthorne
thorne Hawthorne Friday after a week spent at
the Pegram House.
Mr. Ben Chambers' family and Mr.
Abstein's family from Island Grove
will be in Thursday to spend a week
Mr. and Mrs. John McCorley are
spending the. day visiting and fishing.
Mr. Sears was -home on a visit to
v.;c foiniiv Knnrlnv. He is on the
'survey for the Palatka-Orange
! Springs Road.
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J. H. Beajamla, Editor
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An Omaha police court magistrate j
says that women lie better than men.
In the steel mills of western Penn-
sylvania,' women are replacing men
drafted for the army. I
The mayor of Indianapolis has been
indicted with forty-five other men for
alleged election frauds.
The United States Army is in need,""11' "e wm uu a" u
of 24.000 doctors and the medical j
corps of 120,000 enlisted men.
Owing to the coal shortage only
one-fifth illumination is permitted in
hotels and stores in Berlin.
Iron rollers at Youngstown, Ohio,
earn $20 a day and have had six ad advances
vances advances in wages since February, 1916.
An innocent Brooklyn youth, watch watching
ing watching a crap game, was fatally shot by
a policeman when the lad fled from
The United States leads in the pro production
duction production of copper, having produced
42 per cent of the world's supply in
Senator LaFollette predicts that
the draft will be the main issue at the
next election and that 90 per cent of
the voters will be against it.
If you want to read something ex excessively
cessively excessively funny, just lamp the Lake Lakeland
land Lakeland Star when it tries to pathetical pathetically
ly pathetically call him, "poor governor."
The governors of Oregon, Washing Washington,
ton, Washington, Idaho and Utah are to co-operate
to prevent I. W. W. activities in their
. respective states during the war.
A young woman who told a mar marvelous
velous marvelous tale of white slave hardship in
New York was found to have appro appropriated
priated appropriated the plot of a sensational novel
tc suit her case.
Yucatan has been pictured as a
labor paradise because laborers re re-.
. re-. ceive $7 a day, but this is Mexican
money worth one-third the money of
the United States.
Fifth Avenue and 42nd street in
New York is the most congested traf
fic center in the world, averaging 28
vehicles per minute or nearly 17,000
in ten hours.
A Washington editor says if only &
Zeppelin would drop a bomb in our
midst the American people would
awaken to a realization of the mean meaning
ing meaning of the war.
The government is finding so many
excuses that it is about to make up
its mind not to take any.- Times Times-Union.
Union. Times-Union. k About the only thing it can do.
A Brooklyn woman arrested for
forging her mother's pension voucher
after the latter's death, to buy food
for her starving children, was fined
one cent and the court paid the fine.
The Germans are preparing for a
drive into Mesopotamia, in hope of
recovering Bagdad, this autumn. Ger Germany
many Germany will furnish the officers, Aus Austria
tria Austria the artillery and Turkey the men.
Wonder why the censor does not re refer
fer refer to Elihu Root as somebody in
Would be as sensible as "An At Atlantic
lantic Atlantic Post," or "A Pacific Port."
Two Philadelphia spinsters to ap appear
pear appear younger changed the age records
in the family Bible, and thus render rendered
ed rendered the boys of the family eligible for
the draft, until the sisters confessed.
The government has issued warn warnings
ings warnings against the use of courtplaster
of unknown makes as some have been
found impregnated with disease
germs, as alleged, by German intrigu intriguers.
ers. intriguers. Editor Bloom, of the Lakeland Star,
just naturally loves a scrap. Not sat satisfied
isfied satisfied with the rows he has stirred up
in Lakeland, he has now begun one
with Editor Benjamin of the Ocala
Star. At the last report the trouble
had reached the stage wherein the
Ocala editor expressed the opinion
that "any man who says we have any
other reason is a plain, unornamental
liar. Do you get that, Mr. Bloom?"
Wonder if our brother editors think
their readers are really interested in
such personal fights. St. Petersburg
Gracious knows the Times has no
reason to ask such a question. We
have seen three or four columns at a
time of its space filled with the per personal
sonal personal disputes of its editor. We do
not make personal fights nor personal
anything else in the Star. Bloom
made some" untruthful allegations
about the Star, and the shortest way
to deal with such matters, when you
Editorial Room, Five-One-Y
are dealing with a man whose mind is
so warped that he thinks everything
he doesn't agree with is crooked, is to
y he is lyinar and let it go at that,
We don't do such things very often,.
Ior we bemom lu' ut w ,wuie
mac wnenever we ao our reaaers are
always much interested. Bloom is a
great scrapper, but his scrapping is
on the line of cuttlefish tactics. If he
ever tackles anything that will hurt
r. :ii a i i.
The Star is very well pleased with
the promotion of Col. A. H. Blanding
of the Second Florida Infantry to the
rank of brigadier general. He is a
most efficient officer, and has won his
promotion by sheer hard work. Years
ago, when war was undreamed of, we
heard him described by friends as one
of the most careful and scrupulous
as well as industrious of men. The
Second Infantry is proud of his pro promotion,
motion, promotion, and hopes the Florida regi
ments will be included in his brigade.
It is net known who will take com command
mand command of the Second, Infantry, but
Lieut.-Col. Samuel J. Wolfe of Key
West, is first in the line of promotion,
and Colonel Blanding's brother, Maj
John W. Blanding of Gainesville, is
eenior major of the regiment. All
these officers have worked their way
up. Not one has been "caf'apulted
into his position. Immediately after
the return of the Second Infantry
from the border, an attempt was
made to displace Colonel Blanding
and some of the other experienced of
ficers. There was no reason for such
a move, except that their places were
wanted for some of the pets of the
gang of politicians now in power at
Tallahassee. The regiment was raked
with a finetooth comb for complaints
against the colonel. These proceed
ings came to a sudden ending pos
sibly the adjutant general realized
what a disreputable proceeding it
was, probably the war department
dropped him a timely hint; at any
xate, Colonel Blanding remained in
command, and now, less than two
weeks after the regiment has been
mustered back into federal service he
is promoted. General Blanding has
many friends in Marion county, who
are very glad of the deserved honor
bestowed upon him, and confidently
expect to hear of others in the future.
The Philadelphia Ledger talks in
this unsoothing way about slackers:
"No copperheads boasted of their
pacifism in the years following Ap Ap-pomatox.
pomatox. Ap-pomatox. Men who in the sixties
fought against the draft and rioted to
avoid service spent the rest of their
lives in concealing the fact. They
were vociferous in defense of their
cowardice while the issue remained in
doubt, and that same cowardice guidr
ed them until they died, for they had
no heart to stand on the record and
let their children know what they had
done in the bloody days that tried
men's souls. There are individuals
now who lie awake nights thinking
not how they may serve their country
but how they can avoid serving it.
We call them slackers for want of a
better name, but the white blood in
their veins and the chills in their feet
stump the dictionary. The lexicon
has terms of ignominy, but none
strong enough to describe the re reel
el reel eant citizen who seizes on any phil philosophy
osophy philosophy or any straw to save him from
the performance of his duty."
Senator LaFollette has launched the
peace move of the Senate pacifists
by introducing a resolution calling for
a redefinition of the allied war aims
and declaring for the creation of a
common fund to be provided by all
the belligerent nations for the restor restoration
ation restoration of Belgium and other devastat devastated
ed devastated countries. Why should America,
or any other of the Allied nations
help pay for Germany's crimes? It is
most appropriate that LaFollette's
name means little fool.
The many friends in Ocala, Eustis
and-other places where he has taught,
cf Mr. Roy B. Bowers will be sorry'
that Florida is about to lose him, but
glad to know that he goes to fill an
excellent position as teacher in an another
other another state. Mr. Bowers is a first first-rate
rate first-rate teacher and a good man. He is
at present at Camp Sapphire in North
Carolina, and his Ocala friends hope
he and his family will have time to
pay them a visit before they go to
their new home.
We fail to see the precaution or
protection in a rule which closes a
saloon on one side of the street and
allows one just opposite to continue
handing out the proscribed stuff. It
doesn't take long for a soldier to cross
a street. Tampa Tribune.
It doesn't take" him long to hike
five miles, either.
W. K. Lane, en. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
ORANGE SPRINGS FAIR
THIRTIETH OF AUGUST
Marion county will have a good op opportunity
portunity opportunity to promote interest in the
Marion County lair at the meeting
to be held -t O-ange Springs Thurs Thursday,
day, Thursday, August 30. The meeting is plan planned
ned planned to stir up greater interest in the
I:ve stock industry and to plan for the
Orange Springs Fair which promises
to be a greater success than that of
The big spring at Orange Springs
has been growing in popularity since
the improvements made by James R.
Murphy, president of the Florida
Farms and Homes, Inc., and many
house parties have been given there
by Marion county people this summer,
especially from Mcintosh and other
Mr. S. P. Hollinrake, general man manager
ager manager of the Ocklawaha Valley rail railroad,
road, railroad, has been requested to provide
special arrangements for the day and
to give a reduced round trip fare.
The prospects are that there will be
many automobile parties from both
Marion and Putnam counties.
TO A GALLON
The government is requesting
owners of automobiles to conserve
gasoline in every way. The best way
that automobile owners can conserve
their gas is to drive only Maxwell
cars, and if they give their carbure carburetors
tors carburetors the proper attention, neither
they nor the government will have oc
casion to kick.
Sunday Mr. John Dozier drove his
Maxwell touring car 45 miles to Dead
river, where the family stopped for
lunch and a careful measurement of
his tank, not by the gauge, but by a
gauged rod measure, fhich is accur accurate,
ate, accurate, showed that he had made the
astonishing distance of 45 miles on ex exactly
actly exactly one gallon of gasoline. There
were in the car four grown people of
more than average weight, two husky
youngsters, two heavy suitcases and
a big picnic lunch hamper.
It may be said that Mr. Dozier is a
careful driver and never speeds or
does stunts with his car, also that it
never needs repairs and in consider considerable
able considerable over a year has cost him prac practically
tically practically nothing for up-keep.
R. R. Carroll,
Ready to wear Felts and Velours in
all the popular shades and shapes.
Affleck Millinery Parlor, south side
Ocala House block. 15
That's what many call it,
for it puts vim and vigor into
old stomachs; rich, red blood into
old veins; sound flesh on old bones.
Drink a glass of this delicious, diges diges-tant
tant diges-tant with each meal
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Your grocer or druggist will refund
your money on first dozen if you are
not pleased with results.
Botded and guaranteed by the cele celebrated
brated celebrated Shivar Mineral Spring, Shel Shel-ton,
ton, Shel-ton, S. C If your regular dealer
cannot supply you telephone
DISTRIBUTOR FOR OCALA.
Meat Loaf, Boiled Ham, Boiled
Ox Tongue, Salomi, Frankfurt Frankfurters,
ers, Frankfurters, Bologna, Cervelat, Sliced
Dried Beef, Philadelphia Cream
Cheese, Pimento Cheese, Swiss
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WHEN YOU HAVE PAID YOUR
RENT YOU HAVE
KISSED IT GOODBYE
Why not pay a small amount each
month and see it go into
YOUR OWN HOME
I have a number of houses you can
buy that way at
$10 A MONTH
call and see my list of houses from
L. M. MURRAY
Room 5 Holder Blk. Ocala, Fla.
BOARD OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
The board of public instruction in
and for Marion county met in regular
session Tuesday, August 7.
A large number of the citizens and
two of the trustees of Lowell called
and discussed very fully the location
of the proposed new school building.
It was agred to accept a proposal of
Mr. J. M. Meffert to donate one acre
and to sell for $50 another acre, the
two to be in square form, facing the
Dixie Highway opposite the former
H. T. Hall home. The purchase price
of the acre to be bought to be raised
by the trustees.
Knoblock brothers called and asked
that a teacher be furnished for their
community, presenting a petition
showing the necessary number of pup pupils.
ils. pupils. It was agreed that a teacher
would be furnished if they would put
up the house not closer than three
miles of the Martin school.
Messrs. B. R. Blitch and J. W. Coul Coulter
ter Coulter of Blitchton called and reported
that they had enough pupils in the
community to operate their school.
Mr. Veal reported upon an effort
that was made to unite the Homeland
and Cotton Plant schools and to move
the Homeland school house. The
proposal was very much mixed and it
was evident that there could be no
action taken at present with the set settled
tled settled consent of the people of the two
communities so no action was taken.
The matter was discussed by Mr.
Trotter of Homeland and Mr. Wood Woodward
ward Woodward of Cotton Plant.
The supervisor of the Blaze Pond
colored school called and made request
that their school be allowed to open
the first Monday in September and it
The supervisor of the Union colored
school that has been transferred to
Fessenden Academy, Principal Barn Barnwell
well Barnwell of Fessenden and a number of
the patrons appeared and the super supervisor
visor supervisor made request that the school be
required to admit pupils of the com community
munity community through the seventh and
eighth grades free of tuition, but as
the teachers furnished by the county
are expected to confine their work to
the first six grades and the academy
teachers do the work beyond this, the
request was refused.
Mr. Miller and Mr. Brass of Heidt Heidt-ville
ville Heidt-ville asked for transportation of cer certain
tain certain pupils from the district funds but
no action was taken.
Board adjourned for noon.
Tuesday Afternoon Session
The trustees of the Shiloh district
called and reported upon the comple completion
tion completion of their new building by Mclver
& MacKay and recommended the ac acceptance
ceptance acceptance of the building and the pay payment
ment payment of the account for it. Superin Superintendent
tendent Superintendent Brinson also reported upon
his inspection of it. The house was
accepted and the account ordered
paid. They were also granted ten
new desks and one heater and pipe.
The trustees also reported upon the
sale of the old Shiloh building and
turned over a check from Mr. Feas Feas-ter
ter Feas-ter for $43.50 for it.
Trustees Miller and Townsend of
Heidtville and Mr. Brass called and
made request that Mr. Brass be paid
$12 per month from district funds for
transporting his children and the
teacher to the Heidtville school and
this was agreed to.
Henry Butler, supervisor of Hog
Pond colored school, called and asked
that his school be allowed to open on
August 20, and this was granted.
The situation in regard to the
Homeland and Cotton Plant schools
was discussed and certain changes in
the districts were suggested but no
definite conclusion as to what action
to take was arrived at.
The supervisor of the Summerfield
colored school called and made re
craest for a tmmn to be nut down and
ft was agreed to write the trustees of
the district if they thought a pitcher
pump would be sufficient.
Mr. M. L. Payne called and propos
ed to loan the board $2400 for ten
years and after discussion it was de decided
cided decided to take the loan for ten years
at six per cent interest to be paid
semi-annually and the following res resolution
olution resolution was passed: Whereas, there
are now outstanding: warrants and
expenses to be met by the board of
nublic instruction in excess of the
funds available for these purposes
now, therefore, be it resolved, that the
board will borrow from M. L. Payne
$2400 and issue to him its warrant
payable in ten years at 6 per cent in interest
terest interest payable semi-annually and rep represented
resented represented by coupons attached to the
principal warrant of $72 each and
payable on presentation.
Mr. Veal reported upon certain in inquiries
quiries inquiries made by himself with refer reference
ence reference to securing certain funds.
The minutes for the meetings held
on July 2, 3 and 4 were read and ap approved
proved approved as read.
Interest coupons on the Dunnellon
bonds amounting to $600 were pre presented
sented presented and cancelled.
A petition for certain furniture and
the painting of the Ebenezer school
house was presented and it was or ordered
dered ordered that the blackboard be furnish furnished
ed furnished and the needs for the other items
be further investigated.
The question of furnishing a teach teacher
er teacher of home economics in Howard
Academy was taken up and it was
ordered that a teacher be secured not
to cost more than $40 per month.
The superintendent reported an
agreement with the superintendent of
Lake county that instead of Marion
paying $20 per month as part of a
teacher's salary at Pittman, she
would pay $12.50 as half of the ex expenses
penses expenses of transporting the pupils to
the Umatilla school in Lake county.
A request was presented for the
ceiling of the Mt. Olive colored school
and it was ordered that the costs be
In the matter of the damage to the
Burbank school house it was ordered
that the materials for repair be fur furnished
nished furnished and the work be done and re reported
ported reported upon so that a claim for insur insurance
ance insurance could be made.
In the matter of changing the loca location
tion location of the Heidtville school the sup superintendent
erintendent superintendent reported that he found
that one of the trustees lived in an another
other another district and that the desire for
the removal of the school house had
changed so that he had not been over
the ground to make an investigation.
The chairman of the board went to
the room where the county commis commissioners
sioners commissioners were in session and made for
mal personal request of them that
such amounts as may be due to John
M. Graham as commissions and treas treasurer
urer treasurer be passed to the board of public
instruction. The matter was taken
under consideration for the present.
The superintendent called up the
matter of re-painting the school build building
ing building at Mcintosh and it was agreed to
ask for as definite information as pos possible
sible possible as to costs for action at the next
meeting of the board.
Mr. W. J. Crosby of Citra called and
made request that the Hawthorne
colored school building at Citra be
painted. He was requested to secure
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estimates on the painting by the next
meeting of the board.
It was ordered" that G. S. Scott &
Son should change the insurance on
the Shiloh building to secure the new
The board adjourned for the day.
Wednesday Morning, August 8, 1917.
The board met with all members
present and acting.
Mr. Slack, supervisor of the Erin
school, called and made request to
have the toilet re-covered, which was
It was agreed to appoint Mr. J. H.
Knoblock supervisor of the Knoblock
The matter of securing funds for
current expenses was discussed and it
was agreed that the board from time
to time would borrow such amounts as
seemed necessary to meet the expens expenses
es expenses about to be incurred.
Sundry bills were presented and or ordered
dered ordered paid as per list to be made in
Mr. L. D. Beck called and made re request
quest request that the Cottage Hill school lot
be deeded back to him in as much as
there had been no school maintained
there for a number of years. It was
agreed to take the matter up with the
other trustees for further recommen recommendation
dation recommendation in the matter.
Reports from the Commercial Bank
as general fund depository and the
Bank of Dunnellon as district deposi depository,
tory, depository, were presented and checked over
and found to be apparently correct.
The board adjourned for noon.
. Wednesday Afternoon Session
The board met with all members
present and acting.
Mr. Boatright from Lake Kerr call called
ed called and made request for a school to
be re-opened at Lake Kerr. He was
requested to have petition prepared
and sent in by next meeting of the
board showing the number of names
of pupils who would attend.
The superintendent reported that
there had been persistent rumors
among the colored people that just pri prior
or prior to the June teachers' examination
sets of the examination questions had
been brought to Ocala and used by
some of the applicants outside of the
examination for preparing themselves.
He reported that the rumor seemed
to be well founded and that he had
concluded to decline to issue any cir cir-tificates
tificates cir-tificates made by the colored appli applicants
cants applicants on this examination. It was his
impression that but few had had the
questions but it was impossible to
prove just which ones had had them
and which ones had not.
No further business apearing the
board adjourned to meet in regular
session on Tuesday, September 4,
1917. J. H. Brinson, Secretary.
Liked Them Short.
"Do you think that under any cir circumstances
cumstances circumstances a minister Is Justified In
using another clergyman's sermon?"
"Indeed, sir! Please state the cir circumstances."
cumstances." circumstances." "If it was a very short sermon."
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A Marvel of Memory.
That Italian prodigy of learning, Ig Ignatius
natius Ignatius de Rosal, made the boast that if
any one could repeat a line from any
of the four great poets of Italy he
would follow it by reciting lfJO lines
following in due order of succession,
and on a trial being made he actually
accomplished the feat.
"I see Maud is crossing the street to
the shady side, which shows her re retiring,
tiring, retiring, modest disposition."
"What has that to do with it?"
"Don't you see how she shrinks from
a place in the sun?" Baltimore Amer American.
ican. American. Hit Finish.
Bess Your car rattles so that I can cannot
not cannot hear what you are saying. Mr.
Poorly, but if you are proposing to me
perhaps it is just as well for us both
that I cannot. Exchange.
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is not good for the bee. Marcus Au Au-rellus.
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ly exclusively by the Tampa Coffee Mills. Get
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Cabbage, lb 5c Evaporated Milk, can 6c
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One of the Boys
He walked among us, just one of the
He played or studied, had his smile
He blamed and praised, he had his
hates and joys,
We somehow numbered him among
But, come to think, his likes were al always
ways always for the right,
And he never volunteered but where
men ought to fight.
With bouncing step, along the street
With lifted chest and laughing, lev level
el level eyes.
But he wouldn't hurt the smallest,
He'd pet stray dogs that most of
A small, stray kitten always used to
To tag his heels each evening to his
He walked among us, just one of the
We never knew his dreams and his
But I recall the shadow of the cloud
Upon his face, and in his eye, the
The fire, the cloud, led him, like
On to the triumph heights where he
has gone. Selected.
Splash Party for Miss Wilhite
Miss Eloise Henry has invited sev
eral girls to the lake Saturday to be
her guests until Monday. Miss Henry
will also entertain at a splash party
at Eastlake Saturday night in compli
ment to her attractive guest, Miss
Katherine Wilhite of Georgia.
Mrs. Walter Hood has returned
from a week's visit to Mr. and Mrs.
V. K. Zewadski in Tampa.
Col. and Mrs. John M. Martin leave
this afternoon for Biltmore, N. C, to
remain until fall.
The regular second ward prayer
meeting will be held at the home of
Mrs. L. T. Izlar on Wenona street at
four o'clock this afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Walters are en
joying a visit with their daughter,
Mrs. W. L. Armour and children at
Miss Alma King of Hernando, who
has been attending college at Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, is visting her aunt, Mrs. Charles
McLucas on North Sanchez street, for
a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Dormany
motored to Lakeland Thursday after after-noon
noon after-noon and were accompanied home by
Mrs. Taylor of Ocala, who will be
their guest for a few days. Plant
Mrs. W. T. Gary and three children
left this afternoon for a month's stay
in Asheville, N. C, after which they
will go to Tallahassee, where Mrs.
Gary will arrange for the short course
in home economics for the Woman's
Mrs. Frank E. Harris, who has
been the guest of her daughter, Mrs.
Lewis Shepherd in Chicago for some
time, is now visiting her son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. T. H.
Harris in Proctor, Minn.
Mrs. R. E. Filcher of Fruitland
Park and Miss Irma Blake left this
afternoon for a two weeks' stay in
Asheville, N. C, after which they will
go to Chicago to visit Mrs. Filcher's
sister. Miss Blake will also viist rel relatives
atives relatives in Alabama before returning
The marriage of Mr. Whitney Wood
of New York and Mrs. Emilie Taylor
Canfield was solemnized August 9th
at Williamsport, Pa. Mr. and Mrs.
Wood will go to Johnson City, Tenn.,
on their wedding trip. They will visit
Mr. Wood's parents who are also en entertaining
tertaining entertaining their daughter, Mrs. J. R.
Herndon and family of Ocala. Mr.
and Mrs, Wood will be at home after
the first of October at the Park hotel
in Williamsport, Pa.
The following list of reading mat matter
ter matter on diseases has been arranged for
the benefit of those interested, and
may be obtained at the library:
Set of medical books.
Consumption by Harris & Beale.
Chasing the Cure in Colorado.
Tuberculosis by Friedman.
Tuberculosis by Hall.
Tuberculosis by X. Y. Health Dept.
Mother and Child.
! Movers. After the performance the
little ladies and gentlemen looked in
Mr. Wiley Burford is expected home
tomorrow and as his stay will be
short, his mother, Mrs. R. A. Burford j
wishes to be with him as much as pos- j
sible, and for this reason has asked
Mrs. E. L. Carney to take charge of i
the picnic to be given at the Springs j
Saturday for the boys of Co. A. Mrs.
Burford appointed Mrs. Carney chair chairman
man chairman and appointed Mrs. B. H. Sey
mour and Mrs. G. A. Ottmann, vice i at Hutto's where they were served
chairmen. iwith goodies. Tampa Times.
Miss Maude Alexander, who has
been in training at Johns Hopkins
Hospital, in Baltimore, is visiting
Miss Grace Hatchell in Jacksonville.
Later Miss Alexander will go to her
home in Brcoksville to remain until
The members of the first aid class
instructed by Dr. Peek who have not
missed over two lectures are taking
the first aid examinations under Dr.
II. C. Dozier in the lecture room of
the library this afternoon. Each
member has a different set of ques questions
tions questions which were prepared in Wash Washington.
ington. Washington. m m m
The Ocala friends of Major and
Mrs. E. P. Wolfe of Washington will
be delighted to hear of Major Wolfe's
recent appointment. Major Wolfe
was promoted to colonel, and is now
in the sergeant general's office in
Washington. Mrs. Wolfe is a sister
of Messrs. A. E. and J. J. Gerig, and
with Col. Wolfe has made frequent
visits to Ocala.
"The Intrigue," a Vitagraph blue
libbon feature, will be shown at the
Temple today, featuring Bobbie Con Connolly
nolly Connolly and his "Beautiful Lady," as he
terms Peggy Hyland, and Marc Mac Mac-Dermott.
Dermott. Mac-Dermott. The story is of the little
grand duke, "Bobby," who is very un unhappy
happy unhappy in the big castle, as he has no
playmates. A guard enters to dress
the little man for a court presenta presentation,
tion, presentation, but his majesty does not care to
be dressed, and no threats prevailed
until he is told that Peggy Dare, his
"Lady Beautiful" whom he has pre previously
viously previously met on the train, is to be at
court. The court scenes are unusu unusually
ally unusually gorgeous and of course charming
Miss Hyland's gowns are all "cor "correct."
rect." "correct." There is much ceremony when
the little duke presents the pretty
American girl with the insignia of his
country and when the little lad for forgets
gets forgets formality and throws himself
into his beloved young lady's arms he
dees not spoil the scene. Marc Der Der-mott
mott Der-mott is a young American living
abroad. He appears at the important
moment when the little grand duke
was kidnapped. In the love scene
with his fiancee, Peggy, the "grown
up" leading man shows exceptional
ability and tenderness.
11 tiroes dov.be a aSfl pljcesp
OCALA COCA-COLA BOTTLING WORKS
Clarence L. Chiisiie of Lakeland,
has recently received an appointment
in the navy, and left for the receiving
ship at Norfolk last Sunday. Clar Clarence
ence Clarence Christie is the only son of Mrs.
Daisy L. Christie of Lakeland, who
before her marriage some eighteen
years ago was Miss Daisy Moore,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Moore
of this city.
Messrs. Louis Chazal, Robert An
derson Jr. and Wiley Burford are ex
pected home tomorrow afternoon from
Fort McPherson. Mr. Leslie Anderson
will make a short visit to his uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Sherrill and
family in Mayfield, Ky., before com coming
ing coming home, and Mr. Pat Anderson will
spend a few days in Savannah, arriv arriving
ing arriving in Ocala the first of next week.
Mrs. A. G. Gates has returned home
from a several months' visit to her
mother and sisters in Pennsylvania
and Connecticut. Mrs. Gates went
especially to be with her mother, who
had a very bad fall in the spring.
Miss Tillie Moyers was the young
hostess at a theater party yesterday
afternoon at the Strand, at which
about twelve of her small friends had
the time of their lives over a Drew
comedy, "Nothing to Wear," written
by Miss Moyers' mother, Mrs. F. G.
A. E. GERIG
No Use Wearing
A Shiny Palm Beach Suit
We clean and press them with without
out without the use of smoothing irons.
Let us send for yours.
Ocala Steam Laundry
Just Phone 101
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None but the finest strains of se selected
lected selected garden seeds are used in the
Pakro Seedtape 30 varieties of gar garden
den garden seed and 18 flowers. Clarkson
Hardware Company. tf
Besides being the best, Carter's
BUTTERNUT bread is "made in
Ocala." Insist upon having Carter's
bread from your grocer. 7-tf
Harmony Glycerine Soap is still
15c the cake. No advance on it as
yet. Better buy now. Gerig's Drug
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Course s in Classics, Science and Commerce. Also
Primary Department. Send for Catalogue.
Rev. F. Benedict, Director.
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When you have plumbing or elec electrical
trical electrical contracting, let us furnish you
estimates. No job too large and none
too small., tf H. W. Tucker.
Always insist upon having Carter's
BUTTERNUT bread. Get it at your
grocer's or at Carter's Bakery, North
Main street. 7-tf
Come in and let me snow you a
Williams Grist Mill. W. J. McGehee,
LITTLE SAXON CAR ARGAIN
A little four-cylinder, two-passenger
Saxon, first class condition. Four
brand new tires and tubes. Cash or
time. The Maxwell Agency, Ocala,
We're in business for YOUR health,
and fill your prescriptions ju3t as
your physician orders them. Prompt
service and pure drugs. The Court
Pharmacy. Phone 284. 15-tf
Now is the time to plant camphor
trees. Prices low. Call 288. tf
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yye nave inr- tiCl com company
pany company A is to have one of the niftiest
bulldogs in Marion county as a mascot.
Mr. Ira F. Bennett, who is among
the "selected," has taken time by the
forelock, and is drilling with Com Company
pany Company A.
Mr. F. L. Grantham is now num numbered
bered numbered among the O. K. Grocery's corps
of competent salesman.
Irish potatoes for fall planting at
the Ocala Seed Store. tf
A beautiful line of artistic plumage
Toques on display at the Affleck Mil Millinery
linery Millinery Parlor. 15
evenine held a
rTMrs. Harvey Clark this
and gave the work a good
Present, beside the charming host hostess,
ess, hostess, were Mrs. Burford, Mrs. Carney,
Mrs. Seymour, Mrs. DeCamp, Mrs.
Welch, Mrs. Clarkson, Miss- Alice
Bullock and one or two more. Ihey
found they had any number of offers
of help and began putting them into
Committees were appointed, sev several
eral several men were set to work, and the
outlook is good for a successful affair.
It is to be regretted that the picnic
had to be delayed until Saturday, but
it was impossible to prepare for it
i v i a
any sooner. A numoer oi tne soldiers
are going home Saturday for a week
end furlough, but they will probably
be here some weeks yet, and so they
will likely come in on a later occasion.
Smart Models for early fall in
Satins and Felts. Affleck Millinery
Parlor, Ocala House block, phone 61.
Many of the boys of Company A
are going home Saturday for. a week
end furlough. One of them, on tell telling
ing telling the Star man about it last night,
bent one arm like he was encircling
a waist, and with the fingers of the
ether hand went thru the motions of
tickling somebody under the chin. So
we think it likely he expects to pass
several hours with his sweet honey
You'll Know Him.
Sometimes Trouble masquerades as
Joy, but we reco;mIze him before he
plays one tune on the fiddle, for the
fiddle strings snap, and the dancers
fall down, and darkness drowns the
Osage Orange Toughest Wood.
The toughest American wood, ac according
cording according to United States forest serv service
ice service tests, is that of the osage orange.
Candler, Aug. 14. Cotton picking
season has opened. Mr. Earl Marshall
started the ball rolling last week. Mr.
Ed Caldwell follows suit today.
Mr. Dozier Caldwell of Cocoanut
Grove, spent several days recently
with his brother, Mr. Ed Caldwell.
Mr. George Pritchett, member of
Co. A, came down Saturday night for
a brief visit to home folks, leaving
ior ucaia at noon Sunday.
Mrs. Molly Burnham Peach, who
has been a guest of the Jones house
for several months, left last Tuesday
for Atlanta, Ga. Mrs. Peach may re
turn next winter.
Last week, Mrs. Janie Pritchett
went to Inverness for a visit to hei
old friends, Mr. and Mrs. C. D
Schultz and family.
The ladies of Candler gave
splash party and picnic supper Aug.
3rd at the picnic grounds On the west
side of Smith Lake in honor of the
soldier boys of Candler. The patriot
ic people of the vicinity attended en en-masse
masse en-masse to make this occasion a suc
cess, which was attested to not only
by the honorees but by the others in
atteendance. Mr. George Pritchett
already being a member of the Na
tional Guard, left the following Sun-
- day for duty.
Miss Catherine Caull of Ucaia is
visiting: her old home friends, Mrs
Pritchett, Mrs. DeLong and others
Mrs. William. Brown left Saturday
for her old Iowa home for an indefi
nite visit to relatives and to see her
two sons, Messrs. Herbert and Will
, iam Brown," who are spending their
Mr. E. DeCamp of Ocala has pur
chased the Gale cotaere on the west
em shores of Smith Lake.
Another Ocalan, Mr. Goldstein, has
purchased Candler property in the
eastern part of town, and is having
improvements made on same.
Miss Mabel McClain has again ac accepted
cepted accepted the assistant's position in the
Weirsdale public school for the en ensuing
suing ensuing term. Miss McClain was the
guest part of the past week of Mrs.
Morton Douglas of that place.
Mr. A. Belcher is the guest of his
parents, Dr. and Mrs. A. Belcher at
their Eden Garden home.
Miss Elizabeth Freeman, who has
been vistiing Rev. and Mrs. B. B.
Staats in Auburndale, is very much
pleased with the little city. Miss Free Freeman
man Freeman will teach in the public school
of that place.
FARMERS' MEETING AT SPARR
The Red Cross has decided to send
no more fracture pillows to France at
present. For this reason the class
which has been making fracture pil pillows
lows pillows at the home of Miss Onie Chazal
Thursday afternoons will not meet
this week. The classes will be dis discontinued
continued discontinued until further notice, when
the members will probably be asked
to do similar work for the Red Cross
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Turner are en enjoying
joying enjoying a visit from their son, Mr. Al Alfred
fred Alfred Turner, a member of the Marine
Corps, and stationed at Port Royal,
Mr. C. A. Tremere and daughter,
Miss Eleanor, were in the city last
night, Mr. Tremere to attend the Elks
meeting and Miss Tremere to see the
Hy OSCAR COX
The second of a series of five farm
ers' get-together meetings will be
held in the Kendig grove near Sparr
Thursday of this week.
This series of meetings is being
held by the Marion county agricul
tural committee and the board of
county commissioners co-operating.
There will be a meeting held in each
commissioner's district and an at
tempt make to get the farmers of the
different sections of the county better
acquainted with each other. The first
meeting was at Belleview July 4th.
The meeting at the Kendig grove
will be of special interest in that the
gathering of our crops will be dis
cussed and the state farm help spe
cialist will be there. Corn selection
and weevil control will be discussed as
well as other agricultural subjects
which may come up.
It is expected that the new Federal
agent in charge of tick eradication
for this district will be there. Several
speakers have been invited and an ex
ceptionally good program prepared.
The farmers of Mr. Luff man's district
have promised a good dinner. The
county agricultural committee and the
board of county commissioners invite
the peoplb of the county to come an
Do you read the "unclassiSed" ads?
A. C. L. SCHEDULE
Trains of the Atlantic Coast Line
will arrive and depart in Ocala at the
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
day, 6:40 a. m.
No. 141. Wilcox, Gainesville and
Palatka to Ocala, 11:15 a. m.
No. 40, St. Petersburg to Jackson
ville, 12:54-1:14 p. m.
No. 48. Homosassa to Ocala, 1:05
No. 49. Ocala to Homosassa, 2:25
No. 39. Jacksonville to St. Peters
burg, 2:36-2:40 p. m.
No. 140, Ocala to Palatka, Gaines
ville and Wilcox, 4:10 p. m.
No. 9, Jacksonville to Leesburg.
9:05 p. m.
No. 32, Lakeland to Ocalu (Sunny
fim), Tuesday, Thursday and Satur-
lay. 9:M p. m
Electra, Aug. 14. Mr. Charley
Caldwell of Lake Gem is a visitor in
our section for a few days.
Miss Martha Fort of Moss Bluff is
visiting friends in Leesburg.
Mr. Geo. J. Halford, one of the
soldier boys, came out from Ocala
Saturday night to visit his mother.
He returned Monday to the camp in
Mrs. G. A. Sellers is visiting her
son in Sumter county.
Miss Alma Fort of Moss Bluff is
visiting friends in Ocala.
Misses Louise Green and Catherine
Hightower of Moss Bluff spent Satur Saturday
day Saturday night at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. L. D. Marsh.
Mrs. R. A. Halford made a flying
trip to Ocala Wednesday.
Mr. A. J. Holton happened to the
bad luck of stepping on a nail, a few
days past and the wound is giving
him much pain.
Miss Frances Marsh spent Friday
night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. H.
P. Griggs. :
The friends of Mr. Isaac Perry will
be pained to hear of his death, which
occurred Friday afternoon at Moss
Bluff. Mr. Perry was 77 years of age
- and his death was not unexpected, as
he had been in bed for three weeks.
He leaves to mourn his passing a wife
and two stepsons and their families.
Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Hightower and
three children, Mr. and Mrs. W. L.
Hightower and little daughter. They
were at his bedside. The funeral was
held Saturday morning at 10 o'clock
at the Moss Bluff cemetery, where
the body was laid to rest. The pall
bearers were 'Messrs. W. C. White,
A. W. Fort, Ollie Fort, Josh Martin
and Ambrose Monson. .
Lake Weir, Aug. 15. Mrs. Moore
and daughter of Anthony with Mr,
and Mrs. O. G. Jones and family, Mr.
Swaim and family, all relatives of Mrs
Moore came down from Anthony to
camp a week on the lake, ihey
brought three cars and two trailers
and are camped on the Turnley lot
where they can have the lake breeze
as well as bathing and fishing.
Miss Eloise Henry will entertain
about thirty of her young friends
with a splash party and picnic supper
at the Club House Saturday evening
complimentary to her guest, Miss
Katherine Willhite, of Georgia.
Mrs. Elliot and little son Duncan of
Ocala have appartments with Mrs. R
L. Martin for a two weeks visit to the
The friends of Capt. George Russel
from all over the county will be pained
to learn he is still critically ill with
but little hope of recovery, ile is
not suffering much, but slowly grow
ing weaker day by day, and patiently
awaiting the last summons.
Mrs. J. n.. Chase and little son
Dickey, spent the week-end with Mr
and Mrs. Ellis Winston at the Carson
Woodie Young who is visiting rela
tives at Winnsboro, S. C, writes he is
enjoying the high life immensely and
really cannot take himself away to
come back to the simple life at Okla
Mr. F. Deining is entertaining this
week his son, whom he had not seen
for three years and who has just en
listed in the engineering corps a
Mr. and Mrs. Cumins of Orlando
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Deining.
Mrs. J. B. Martin left Saturday
morning for her old home in Belton,
S. C, for a visit of several weeks to
relatives and friends, in Belton, An Anderson,
derson, Anderson, and several other points in N.
C, and S. C.
Mr. A. W. Yonge and Capt. J. B.
Martin have a fine prospect of a good
cotton .crop this season. The only
drawback will be labor to pick it. Sev Several
eral Several of the young ladies in the neigh neighborhood
borhood neighborhood have proposed donning over overalls
alls overalls and getting up a club with certain
rules to pick so many hours a day or
so many pounds a day, providing the
prices meet with their approval.
The school will not open until some sometime
time sometime in September, when Prof. Miller
gets moved and settled here for the
LET US NAME
OCALA -.- FLORIDA
Has become the slogan not
only on the highways of
travel, but also in all lines
of industry. There's no
such thing as safety if
your valuable property i3
not covered by
We represent a number of
the most reliable companies
in existence and oar facil facilities
ities facilities are not surpassed in
D.W DAVIS, Agency ;
OCALA :-: FLA. J
Dr. A. R. Blott
Let me sell you your feed crusher.
W. J. McGehee, distributor. tf
or less one time 25
three times 50
times 75 cents.
ty-five words, and under fif fifty,
ty, fifty, double above rate.
This rate is for consecutive
insertions. Special rate by
the month. Try them out.
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PHONES 47, 104. 305
"It's all over between us."
"Don't gv.eetheait iue!"
'For Leaeus sake, what can have
made this t haiiyeV"
"'I'll Lever many a medical man;
that's what! I'd rather marry an un undertaker."
dertaker." undertaker." "But you have made uo objection to
my studying medi' ine before now."
"A sexton in a cemetery would be
far preferable to a sawbones."
'Come, tell me what lias happened to
excite this antagonism to the noblest
of the professions."
"You don't deserve to know."
(Haughtily) "No one is more compe competent
tent competent to pass on my deserts than you.
I dare say it is better that I should
not know. Where is my hat?"
"You shall know. I shall punish you
by telling you. Answer me. Weren't
you and Dick Triuimiupham riding in
a trolley yesterday ou College street?"
"And who was the third person of
"We had a skeleton with us. We
were taking It to our rooms."
"And who was the person you called
"Why, that was what we called the
"So, indeed, you called it Billy? And
who put the cigarette between its Jaws
and said, 'Don't smoke. Billy; it Isn't
"Oh, you must have been told this
yarn by some mean, contemptible"
"Not a bit of it. No one told me."
"Then how did you get on to It?"
"Never mind that. Was it necessary
that you should put a nickel between
the horrid thing's finger bones and say.
Here, Billy, pay your rare like a
"Did we do that?"
"Yes, you did."
"You mean Dick did it."
"It doesn't matter which of you did
it. You were both acting like ghouls.
And if you didn't do it you did some
thing equally frightful."
"What was that?"
"You said: 'Billy, you ought to have
worn your overcoat. You'll catch
"I I was thinking of the real person
the skeleton was before he died."
. "Oh, you were! Then why did you
laugh when Dick said, 'He slipped out
the back door and got away from his
poor old mother, who was chasing him
with his rubbers?' s
"Did I laugh at that?"
"You know very well you laughed at
"It wasn't funny at all, was It?"
"Funny! It was shocking!"
"Well. Dick, he" he"-"Oh,
"Oh, he"-"Oh, yes; it's always 'Dick, he.
That's the way you crawl out of every
thing. Whose hat was on the thing's
"I put my hat on It, but only for m
"And said. There's too much draft
for a bald head.'
"That wasn't funny either."
"It was revolting!"
"I wish you'd tell me how you got
on to all this."
"Perhaps you don't remember a girl
who got into the car with a thick veil
over her face to protect her from the
storm and hung on to a strap. The
thing was sitting on your lap"
"And you said what did you say?
"I don't remember."
"Don't remember! You said, 'Get up,
Billy, and give the lady your seat.'
A pause a dreadful pause.
"What did you do?"
"What did I do? I know what
wanted to do. I wanted to tell the
conductor to let me get off, but Just
then a gentleman a real gentleman,
such as -I always supposed you to be
arose and gave me his seat. I shut my
eyes to keep from looking at the grin
nlng ghost opposite."
A pause, in which the young man
looks at the ceiling, the floor, the
walls, anything, everything except the
girl; then he gulps sorrowfully:
"I suppose it's all over between us?'
"I should think so."
"This evening I'll not have you by
me, as usual. You'll not sit on my lap;
my heart'll not beat against yours. I'll
sit alone In my room, with no one to
comfort me except"
"Who'll comfort you?"
"None but Billy."
"You don't deserve any one 1 mean
"It'll be awful lonesome sitting there
"With nobody but Billy."
An ominous pause.
"Suppose I promise never to do so
"You know I've always loved you,
never any one else in the world. It's
pretty hard to have no real person to
love, only a"
He takes her hand, and she makes a
feint at withdrawing it.
"Just one kiss before we part."
"Not a single one."
"I'll never, never do anything to' of offend
fend offend jou again."
"Won't you forgive me? If I go to
that awful room with that awful thing
there I do believe I'll blow out my
He draws her down Into his lap.
CARPENTER AND BUILDER
Careful Estimates made on all Con Contract
tract Contract work. Gives More and Bettei
Work for the moiicy than any other
contractor in the city.
We have the following Used Cars for Sale.
Each is a bargain at the price quoted and is in
Time may be obtained on part of the price,
at a slight advance on the unpaid balance, as
prices quoted are cash.
One 1917 Model Maxwell Touring car, practically as good as new
m every respect; one spare tire and bumper.
One 1916 Model Maxwell Touring car, brand new
tires, tubes and top. Price
One Ford Touring car, Gray & Davis Starter and
lot of other extra equipment. Price
One Saxon Roadster, brand new tires and tubes,
otherwise in first class condition. Price
OCALA FRATERNAL ORDERS
MARION-DUNN MASONIC LODGE
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A. M., meets on the nrst ana tnlrfl
Thursday evening of each month a
8:00 o'clock, until further notice.
H. M. Weathers, W. M.
Jake Brown. Secretary. A.d
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
the K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
T. D. Lancaster, U. J.
Chas. E. Sage, Clerk.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.,
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
Oscar Andrews, N. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday night at 7:30
at the CastJj Hall, over the James
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
to visiting brothers.
E. L. Stapp, C. C.
CLas. K. Sage, K. of R. S.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
We have about fifty tons of freshf ground
VELVET BEANS and hulls ground together.
This is the finest Beef or'Dairy CATTLE
FEED ,in the world. Prices right. Phone, write,
or call at the factory.
: GILES C'j GO J
Ocala Ciapter, No. 29, O. E. Sn
meets at Yonge'b hall the second ano
'ourth Thursday evenings of eaer
nontta at 730 o'clock.
Mrs. Rosalie Condon, Secretary.
Mrs. Susan Cook, W. M.
CHAPTER NU. i3. R. A. M.
L. C. Smith, proprietor of the
Smith Dry Goods Store on West
Broadway, says that his Sacrifice
Sale inaugurated some days ago is a
big success, and that he still has
quantities of special bargains which
it would be well for Ocalans to investigate.
Always insist upon having Carter's
BUTTERNUT bread. Get it at your
grocer's or at Carter's Bakery, North
Main street. 7-tf
Regular convocations oi the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
fourth Friuy wx every month ait
8 p. m. B. C. Webb, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secy.
OCALA LODGE NO. 286. B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
C. W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Crook, Secretary.
We have a 1916 model Maxwell, in
good shape throughout; new tires and
tubes all around and new top. Cash
or time. The Maxwell Agency. 8-4
SEABOARD LOCAL SCHEDULE
No. 9 Leaves Jacksonville 1:20 p.
m.; Ocala 4:15 p. m. Arrives Tampa,
7:35 p. m.
No. 1 Leaves Jacksonville 9:30 p.
m.; Ocala, 1:45 a. m. Arrives St. Pe Petersburg,
tersburg, Petersburg, 7:45 a. m.
No. 3 Leaves Jacksonville 9:30 a.
m.; Ocala, 12:59 p. m.
No. 10 Leaves Tampa at 1 p. m.;
Ocala, 4:15 p. m. Arrives Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, 7:15 p. m.
No. 2 Leaves Tampa 9 p. m.;
Ocala, 1:55 a. m. Arrives Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, 6:45 a. m.
No. 4 Leaves Tampa, 9:10 a. m.;
arrive Ocala 1:10 p, m.; arrive Jack-
Get your Irish potato seed for fall
planting at the Ocala Seed Store, tf
Advertise in the Star.
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOB
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
FOR SALE Small Buck four-passenger
touring car in good repair;
new tires. Belleview Trading Co.,
Belleview, Fla. 13-3w
FOR RENT Good 6-room house with
all modern conveniences. Apply to
Mrs. O. T. Green, 605 Ocklawaha ave avenue.
nue. avenue. 13-6t
BOY WANTED To learn the vul vulcanizing
canizing vulcanizing business. Must be willing to
work and stay on the job. Davies, the
Tire Man. 10-tf
FOR SALE To the highest bidder,
a 7-room cottage and large barn, on
Seaboard property. Come look it
over and give us a bid. Floyd Pal Palmer;
mer; Palmer; union depot. 10-3t
FOR SALE Or trade, 16 acres of
land on line of city limits, all under
fence, 3 drilled wells and cistern;
some outbuildings. Will sell cheap
and take Ford car in part payment.
II. H. Meadows, Ocala, Fla. 13-lm
FOR SALE Spalding Rose seed Irish
potatoes, grown by the Muclan Farms
Produce Company. Good quality;
$1.25 per hamper. Mail orders to J.
J. Marshall, Ocklawaha, Fla. Walter
Holmes, manager. 7-10t
WANTED Uood live salesman who
has the ability to interest business
men to sell the Dalton adding and
calculating machine. A grand oppor opportunity;
tunity; opportunity; strictly commission basis. Ad Address
dress Address Dalton Adding Machines, Tam Tampa,
pa, Tampa, Fla. H-6t
FOR RENT Upper floor of ZeButt
block. Suitable for offices single or
en suite. One large room specially
suited for a lodge or gymnasium. Ap Apply
ply Apply to S. R. Whaley, at Whaley's
confectionary store. 15-6t
FOR SALFj Splendid residence prop property
erty property on one of the best locations in
WANTED Old False Teeth. Don't
matter if broken. I pay $2 to $15 per
set. Send by parcel post and receive) the city; 8 rooms and bath; large
check by return mail. L Mazer, 2007 sleeping porch; lot 72 x 257; garage,
St. Fifth St., Philadelphia, Pa. 10-18t city sewerage connections; house
1 three years old and contains all mod-
FOR RENT Comfortable cottage, jern conveniences. Price $5,000; half
six rooms, corner Tuscawilla and j cash, balance one and two years at 6
S. Second streets; sleeping porch, 8-1 per cent. Address Owner, care Ocala
foot veranda, screens, gas, bath, elec-lStar. 15-3t
trie lights. Apply to Dr. E. Van
Hood or phone 164. 1-tf j CASH Will pay cash for bookkeep-
iers aesK in gooa snape, u price is
20-acre j right. Address Desk, care Ocala Star
WANTED To exchange a
$500 farm three-quarters of a mile
northeast of Ocala for live stock of
like value, horses, mules, goats, sheep
or cattle. Address Box 96, Ocala,
Rexall Liver Salts is pleasant to
take, and is efficacious. Sold in Ocala
only at Gerig's Drug Store. If.
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