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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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Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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WEATHER FORECAST
OCALA. FLORIDA. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1917
VOL. 23, NO. 227.
Probably occasional showers to tonight
night tonight and Thursday.

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EtlGLISH OH VVESTERH FRONT
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(Associated

The Rumanians continue active on (
jr the Moldavian front, taking a Teu-j
ton height near Grozecht, Petrograd I
reports.
The main .Russian front is reported I
quiet. I
While British reports still lack re-
cords of major operations, casualty
lists' made, public disclose that there
has been heavy fighting. This- recalls ;
recent reports of a correspondent j
that British operations have not been ;
to small as they might seem, the cor-1

respondent saying the British are con constantly
stantly constantly wearing down German resis resistance.
tance. resistance. German casualties are not
available, but observers calculate
them extremely heavy.
Norway news dispatches say that
. two German submarines have been
' sunk, one by an afmed American
steamer. Two more Norwegian ves vessels
sels vessels have been sunk.
BRITISH LOSSES
London, Sept. 19. British casual casualties
ties casualties reported for the week ending Sep September
tember September 18th were 4,800 dead, 22,000
wounded or missing.
SUNK TWd SUBS

? Copenhagen, Sept. 19. Two Ger Ger-man
man Ger-man submarines have been sunk by
British warships, according to a news
dispatch from Bergen.
BLUFFED BY MAXIMALISTS
Petrograd, Sept. 19. In view of
the resolution of the Maximalists,
which was voted by a plenary session
sthe Petrograd council of soldiers'
and workmen's delegates, demanding
power be assumed by the council, the
whole. bureau of the council resigned.

A Four-Page Weekly Paper Free for
Soldiers at the Various
W Cantonments

(Associated Press)
Washington, Sept. 19. A four-page
" wppklv newsnaDer. devoted entirely to
" cantonment activities and carrying no
advertising, will'be published and dis distributed
tributed distributed free as the result of efforts
throughout the country. Editors at
practically every cantonment site
have enlisted to aid the movement.
Thrpf naees will be DreDared at the

LrJCJew York Y. M. C. A. headquarters

ana ine iounn page win uc jiicjiioicu
and all press work done by the paper
at the cantonment town. President
Wilson has endorsed the plan
LIEUT. COUNTS AT CAMP LEE
313th Field Artillery,
Camp Lee, Va., Sept. 17.
Editor Star: "Weather and mud
are the only disadvantages we have
and the only complaints heard. The
weather lasts all the week and the
mud averages knee-deep, -sometimes
out of it but most often in it.
Petersburg is a very uninteresting
and sleepy little town in Virginia,
where you can't get a bath on Sun Sunday,
day, Sunday, and noted for three things:
United States Army, Salvation Army
and Sunday schools.
The conscript army, beginning now
to assume, definite proportions, is to
aythe least a very encouraging
youngster; the men are cheerful,
light-hearted and willing.
H. W. Counts,
Lieut. Medical Reserve Corps.
A BIG MEAL TICKET
The union station restaurant ; in
Jacksonville this evening is feeding
OUV audi ivi "-i-'Jrv'
reach there and re-entrain for the
camps. The price is 60 cents per
meal.
Have your prescriptions filled at the
COURT PHARMACY, where you can
be certain that they are compounded
of the best drugs, the utmost care and
without delay. 17-tf

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PUHSUE POLICY OF
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TWO SUBS SUNK
Press)
OBSERVATION TOUR
TO E
Will
Enable American Officers
Better Help Carry on
the War
to
(Associated Press)
Washington, Sept. 19 Regular and
national guard divisional officers
commanding training camps will be
sent to Europe on an 'observation tour
of the battle fronts that they may
be better able to carry" on their train train-.
. train-. ing duties at the end of the tour.
Evident that Troubles Caused by the
Exposed German Intrigues
are Not Over
(Associated Press)
Stockholm, Sept. 19. It is general generally
ly generally believed here that Sweden's trou
bles over Germany's Argentine in intrigues
trigues intrigues are by no means ended. The
main question is whether the United
States will be satisfied with the
Swedish statement, or will call for a
clear, unequivocal statement to the
effect that forwarding American com communications
munications communications in plain language, with
the consent of governments concern concerned,
ed, concerned, is not a parallel service to that
rendered Germany by Sweden.
SCRAP IN THE QUAKER CITY
(Associated Pres3)
Philadelphia, Sept. 19. A police policeman
man policeman was killed and many hurt dur during
ing during an election riot today in the fifth
ward, where republican factions are
fighting bitterly for control.
URGENT NEED OF MEN
FOR THE U. S. NAVY
Navy Recruiting Station,
Room 211, Postoffice Building,
Ocala, Fla., Sept. 19, 1917.
There have been reports made- to
this office that the navy does not want
any more men, on account of being
filled up. I wish to say that it is not
true, and would thank the public for
information of anyone going around
making such a statement. The navy
is in urgent need of men in' the fol following
lowing following branches of the service: Ap Apprentice
prentice Apprentice seamen, firemen, cooks, bak bakers,
ers, bakers, machinists, musicians, copper coppersmiths,
smiths, coppersmiths, radio operators (telegraph
and amateur wireless operators will
be accepted). Enlistment ages 18 to
35; pay for above ratings ranges
from $32.60 to $83 a month, on first
enlistment. I can enlist as many men
as offer, so call around and offer your
service as there are plenty of vacan vacancies
cies vacancies in the navy.
Colored, Men Wanted v
Colored men are wanted as cooks
and waiters; ages 18 to 35; pay to
start with, $37 to $41. Fast, promo promotion
tion promotion for waiters to the ratings of
cooks and stewards, with pay from
$46.50 to $72 a month, and after one
year you get a certificate of qualifi qualification;:
cation;: qualification;: which pays $5.50 extra per
month. Colored men, this is the chance
of your life. It is impossible to get
such wages in civil life. This includes
your board and medical care free, and
also you get a $60 clothing outfit
free. Your pay at the end of the
month is all clear. Call around at the
recruiting office and talk st over.
,Wm.' B. Schlereth,
Commissary-Steward, U. S. N.
A human life may depend upon the.!
.
accuracy and promptness with wnicia
a prescription is "looked after. Both
are features at the Court Pharmacy.

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TRAINS HAVE THREE IIIDRED
MEII TO HAUL TODAY

(Associated
" Washington, Sept. 19. Three hun hundred
dred hundred thousand men of the national
army are en route or preparing to
leave for the sixteen cantonments to today.
day. today. They are being transported to
the camps' on special troop trains.
Some of the southern states were un unable
able unable to furnish the full 40 per cent of
their quota of white men. The work
is being done with a minimum of de delay.
lay. delay.
LOCAL LEGISLATION
Tax Books for 1917 Turned Over to',
the Collector
At last night's meeting of the city
council the tax books for 1917 were
accepted as presented by the assessor,
and ordered turned over to the collec
tor. The books will be open October
1st.
As a matter of information to the
Council the special committee ap appointed
pointed appointed to investigate the charges foi
gas asked that the data secured
from other cities in Florida be read.
These, reports show one city out of
five paying in excess of the rate
charged here. Orlando pays $2.22 per
1000 feet in quantities below 5000
feet, with a discount of 10 per cent,
when accounts are paid before the
10th of the month. Tallahassee pays
$1.75 up to 3000 feet, with a graded
scale when more id used. Palatka has
a fiat rate of $1.60 per 1000 feet. St.
Petersburg has a gross rate of $1.35,
with discounts for quantities ranging
from 10 to 45 cents per 1000. feet.
Gainesville has a maximum rate of
$1.75 per, 1000, with graduated reduc
tions for large quantities.
The ordinance introduced several
weeks ago relating to the bringing
into the city of liquors and beer pass passed
ed passed its final reading and is now ready
for the signature of the mayor.. 1ms
ordinance is drafted after the state
law on the subject and states the
maximum amount of wet goods the
head of a household may have in his
possession at one time; and also pre prevents
vents prevents -the transportation into the city
of more than certain quantities. This
law will have the tendency to make
the operation of "tigers' in the com community
munity community more dangerous to the pro proprietors
prietors proprietors than formerly, when there
was no city law governing the quan quantity
tity quantity that might be brought in.
Several communications from Mr.
Benjamin Thompson, the light plant
contractor, were read and ordered
filed. The city is requested to pay
balances due on several machines
now in the plant, but on account of
the unsettled condition of the con
tract between the city and contractor
at this time the council refused to
take action upon the "matter.
- A special committee was appoint
ed to confer with the board of county
commissioners in regard to the coun county
ty county road tax due the city and request
payment.
The Munroe & Chambliss bank's
proposition to donate the large burg burglar
lar burglar alarm bell now in, use at the bank
to the police department, was referr referred
ed referred to the police committee.
A, communication from the United
States Fidelity and Guarantee Com Company,
pany, Company, asking for detailed information
as to- the needs for the completion of
the light and water plant was re referred
ferred referred to the light and wajter commit committee.
tee. committee. The clerk was instructed to re reply
ply reply to this, and state that a detailed
report of this could not be furnished
at this time.
Ex-Marshal Adams made request
through a letter to the council for the
return to him of funds which had
been paid by him in connection with
the collection of personal taxes. It
seems that a number of certificates
had been misplaced when he resign resigned,
ed, resigned, but were made good by him be
fore retiring from office. These cer certificates
tificates certificates he -has now returned and
asks that, the council reimburse him
for the amounts paid by him. Re Referred
ferred Referred to the finance committee, with
request for report at next meeting.
A communication from the De La
Vergne Co., which supplied the engine
at the water works, is response to a
letter from the city demanding oil re reclaimers,
claimers, reclaimers, stated that these were re regarded
garded regarded as extras. The'city engineer,
however, stated that these were a part
of the complete engine, and the letter
was filed for information.
The matter of maintaining a pub
ic market which has been laid over
from a previous meeting was brought
up and it was deemed inadvisable at
this .time to provide such a place.
When the city had a market building

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Press)
SENDOFF FOR
THE SELECTS
Citizens and Ladies of Ocala Started
Them on Their Way With a
Hearty Godspeed
The twenty-three selected men,
who left for Camp Jackson today had
a much" better sendoff than it looked
like they would yesterday.
No doubt that they would have had
a regular ovation, but the departure
of Company A Sunday almost used
up the stock of feeling in the town,
and almost everybody wanted to-be
quietly sad for awhile.
However, President Gary of the
board of trade worked himself and
enlisted some of the other reliables,
so when the hour came for the boys to
leave the board of trade rooms and
the street outside was filled with
well-wishers.
The young men, without exception,
reported yesterday afternoon. They
were well take ncare of at the Har Harrington.
rington. Harrington. When they lined up at the
board of trade rooms at noon, they
vere as clean-looking, alert and husky
bunch as you could see. -It will not
take long, to make soldiers of them.
A large number of our folks were
on hand to bid them good-bye. It
was a pleasant surprise when it was
seen that there was a comfort bag for
everyone. Mrs. G. A. Ottmann, in
charge of that department of Red
Cross work, just couldn't stand the
idea of the boys going away without
those conveniences, and so she pitch
ed in. and with the help of Mrs,
Green, Mrs. DeHon, Mrs. BlackburnH
Mrs. Harvey Clark and Miss Blair
Woodrow, in a little over three hours,
made a full supply of the bags. These
were presented by Mr. Ottmann with
a kind little speech. Mayor Chace
also made a short, heartfelt talk and
the party, escorted by a solid delega delegation,
tion, delegation, left for their special car.
They had a fairly good car, cou coupled
pled coupled on to the rear of No. 40. They
were well provided for and will prob probably
ably probably have a good trip.
Mr. M. N. Gist of Mcintosh was in
charge of the party to Jacksonville.
Each man took away with him a
bunch of Ocala's beautiful flowers
As the train pulled out they waved a
cheerful farewell to those left behind,
who gave them smiles and good
wishes, all except a few mothers
whose laden hearts overflowed at the
last minute. .
Following is the list of the selects:
Mordical N. Gist, Mcintosh.
Lee P. DuPuis, Mcintosh.
Riley M. Boulware, Ocala.
John L. Leitner Jr., Ocala.
Junie A. Perkins, Ocala.
Wellie Weber, Ocala.
William K. Finley, Kendrick.
Charles A. Hicks, Lynne.
Virgil J. Randall, Conner.
William F. Adams, Ocala.
Burton H. Hooker, Sparr.
Henry G. Shealy, Sparr.
Harmon L. Clemmons, Sparr. ;
George H. Dewitt, Weirsdale. -Angus
E. Knight, Weirsdale.
John W. Muldrow, Dunnellon.
George Eglezos, Dunnellon.
Charlie H. Grannis, Pedro
Walter E. Godwin, Morriston.
Ruf us D. Walker, Martel.
James M. Harper, Orange Springs.
William E. Sherouse, Reddick.
there was a great deal of complaint
from farmers and truckers when the
ordinance was enforced compelling
its use. Now that it has been discon discontinued
tinued discontinued (in fact at the instigation of
our country friends) the council
thought it wise to let things remain
as they are, which gives, a free rein
to those who have products to dispose
of in the city.
The cottage on the water works lot
was ordered repaired at once. This
will probably be occupied by 'the
superintendent, the purpose for which
it was intended when built.
The superintendent of the light
and water plant was instructed to re return
turn return to the manufacturers certain de defective
fective defective portions of one of the pumps
at the new plant.
A communication from Mr. John L.
Edwards, chairman of the local sub sub-school
school sub-school board, was read and referred
to the sanitary committee for adjust adjustment.
ment. adjustment. Mr. Edwards acknowledged
receipt of a notice from the city to
connect up the primary school and

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We Have Furnished Them Well
Sinews of War

SAN FRAIISISCO'S
(Associated
Washington, Sept. 19. The Senate
and House conferees have reached an
agreement on the eleven billion dollar
war rrpriit.a hill. Nn chance is nrr-
posed.
IMMENSE LOANS TO OUR ALLIES
Washington, Sept. 19. The United
States today loaned England fifty
million and France twenty million,
bringing the total loaned the Entente
Allies to two billion three hundred
and ninety-one million.
BETTER ADJUST IT WITH BAY BAYONETS
ONETS BAYONETS
Labor department officials said
ther is some prospect of an early ad adjustment
justment adjustment of the San Francisco strike.
STARTED IN SEATTLE
The urgent suggestion of the Amer American
ican American Federation of Labor that the
Pacific coast should be a unit in cal calculating
culating calculating ship building wages, how however,
ever, however, dimmed the hopes of settling
the Sa nFrancisco trouble independ independently.
ently. independently. Officials began consideration
of the situation arising from the re recent
cent recent high wage increase granted to
Seattle workers by a private firm.
Chairman Hurley of the shipping
board has. postponed his trip to the
coast, awaiting the arrival of the
manager of the Seattle plant, who is
due tomorrow.
COTTON MARKET
Furnished the Readers of the Star by j
the Commercial Bank of. Ocala
New York
Jan. Oct. Dec.
Opening .... 20.82 20.81 20.70
Noon .. ..21.18 21.33
Close .. ....21.16 21.34 21.23
Market steady; spots steady; mid middlings
dlings middlings 22.90. No sales.
New Orleans
Jan. Oct. Dec.
Opening .. ..20.20 20.30 20.10
Noon .. ....20.57 20.74 20.49
Close ... ....20.59 20.76 20.48
Market steady; spots steady; mid middlings,
dlings, middlings, 21.00.
Galveston spots steady; middlings,
22.10. ...
Consolidated net receipts, 25,096.
Galveston spots steady; middlings,
21.70.
Liverpool spots quiet; prices higher.
Sales 3,000; receipts, 18000; Amn.
17,600; middlings, 17.15. y
ARRIVAL AT MACON
OF COMPANY A
' Camp Wheeler, Sept. 17.
Editor Star: Arrived safely at
10:05 a. m. All well, excellent camp,
plenty of good water. Little short on
canvas but good mess halls. Much
like Laredo but better.
All present.
No prisoners.
No disorder on train.
All well.
Will write later. Are waiting issue
of tents now. Drake.
Howard Academv buildings with the
city sewerage system; but on ac-J
count of insufficient tunas says max
the board can not comply with the or order.
der. order. He goes further and statesthat
if the city proposes to enforce its de demands
mands demands with a $100 fine and jail sen sentence,
tence, sentence, he will resign his position on
f Via Kn-inl HnWPVPT. it IS thOUffht
hat the sanitary committee can ar
range the matter satisfactorily witn
the school board. Mr. Edwards -says
that the local board has under consid consideration
eration consideration a proposition to bond the dis district
trict district for $10,000, which, if carried
through will enable it to make many
needed improvements.
Mr. B. B. Baum's request to have
repairs made on the wooden building
now occupied by the Empire Cafe and
owned by the city, was referred to the
building committee.
Chesapeake Bay Oysters received
oaily at the Delicatessen Shop, Ocala
House block. 17-tf

LOCAL LABOR TROUBLES -COMPLICATE THE
PACIFIC COAST STRIKE

Press)
BOSTON IS LIVING
ON BEANS
Bay State People are Trying to Help
Conserve the Amount
of Bread
(Associated Press)
Boston, Sept. 17. Today was in inaugurated
augurated inaugurated the first of the two wheat wheat-less
less wheat-less meals a week prescribed by the
state food administration. Responses
by public eating houses indicate it is
difficult to purchase white bread.
II TO HEED
EVERY SHIP
It Will Take Every American Vessel
Afloat to Supply Our
Army
(Associated Press)
Atlantic City, Sept. 19. Within six
months the demands of the American
army abroad will require the govern government
ment government to divert every available Ameri American
can American merchant vessel in the coastwise
service and others to the overseas
service, R. B. Stevens, vice president
of the shipping board, told business
men in the war convention today,
PINCH WILL COME NEXT SPRING
Mr. Stevens said the real pinch
would come next spring, before the
government began -turning out ships
in large numbers. He urged the pas passage
sage passage of a bill empowering the presi president
dent president to allow neutral vessels to en engage
gage engage in coastwise trade.
REDFIELD ENDORSES
SMOKE FUND PLAN
Secretary of Commerce Redfield
has added his indorsement to the
smoke fund plan for providing tobac tobacco
co tobacco for the boys in the trenches. He
said:
"I am sure the American people
will be glad to add to the personal
comforts of our boys who are fight fighting
ing fighting their battle. It is our fight, you
know the cause of every one of us.
Let the boys have their smokes and
have them generously. Let them feel
that we are all behind them, and we
think and care for them. So shall we
add at once to their comfort and their
fighting power."
Public men everywhere are sup.
porting the idea of tobacco funds for
the soldiers. A big patriotic move movement
ment movement is sweeping the country and we
are glad that this paper was among'
the first to take up this work.
Your part is very simple. You
know about our fund. You know that
the smallest contribution is not wast wasted
ed wasted every penny helps buy tobacco
and cigarettes fpr our boys in France.
So send along your money and get
your friends to send their money.
This great work has just begun and
we are out for a record. We want a
substantial evidence of the patriotism
of our citizens.
The kits that the Star is sending
contain brands that are familiar to
the soldiers. Here is a list of them
so you can see for yourself what a
large amount of comfort 25c. will
buy:
A package of Tuxedo tobacco and
four books of cigarette papers.
Three pouches of Bull Durham to tobacco
bacco tobacco and three books of papers.
Two packages of Lucky Strike cig cigarettes,
arettes, cigarettes, twenty cigarettes in each
package.
A return postal card addressed to
the contributor on which the soldier
will pen his appreciation and grati gratitude
tude gratitude for the gift.

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OCALA EVENING, STAR, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 1917

OCALA EVENING STAR
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDA V

IIITTIER A CARROLL, PROPRIETORS
If. It. Carroll, General Manager Port V. Leaveaicood, Balnea Manager
J. II. Ileajanin, Editor
, Entered, at Ocala, Fla., postoffice as second clans matter
Phone Five-One Editorial Room, Five-One-Y

MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The As&ociated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republi republication
cation republication of all news credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper
and also the local news published herein. All rights of republication
of special dispatches herein are also reserved.

SIIIM.HIPTIO
(Domestic)
One year, in advance $5.00
Kir months, in advance 2.0
Three months, in advance...... 1.25
ne month, in advance -60
The freight cost in the United
States for hauling a suit of clothes
one-eighth the distance round the
world is only 19 cents.
The socialist ticket was recently
elected at Dayton, Ohio, defeating the
non-partisan, democratic and inde independent
pendent independent tickets in a four-cornered
fight.
The pork packers of Chicago pro propose
pose propose that the government appoint "a
big man, experienced in Business," to
act as dictator of the Jive stock in industry.
dustry. industry. The death penalty in the Russian
army abolished at the time of the
revolution has been restored because
of the demoraliaztiqn which followed
its repeal.
Dr. Eliot-of Harvard makes a plea
that a stop be put to the disgraceful
rioting that goes on every time there
ip a disagreement between an em employer
ployer employer and his workmen
A man arrested in Cleveland lately
on a charge of using the mails to de defraud
fraud defraud confessed, that he made love to
women all over the country to get
funds to keep
'the one woman" in
luxury.
The "wets" of Mason 'City, Iowa,
recently organized a "funeral" proces procession
sion procession across the border in Minnesota
and had the hearse as well as many
of the coaches well stocked with
liquor.
In western cities thrift campaigns
have given rise to a new form of cur currency
rency currency known as ."discount coins,"
made of tin and issued on all cash
sales, in denominations from half a
cent to twenty-five cents.
Sites have been selected in nineteen
principal cities of the United States
for hospitals to "reconstruct" Amer American
ican American soldiers wounded abroad, and to
return them to civil life re-trained and
re-equipped for life's battle.
The richest state in the Union is
New York, with a wealth of $20,000, $20,000,-000,000;
000,000; $20,000,-000,000; Pennsylvania is next with
$16,000,000,00; Illinois third, with
$12,000,000,000; and Texas fourth,
with $10,000,000,000.
During the past fiscal year over 9, 9,-000,000,000
000,000,000 9,-000,000,000 cigars, 31,000,000,000 cig cigarettes,
arettes, cigarettes, nearly half a billion pounds
of tobacco, 35,000,000 pounds of snuff
and 57,000,000 barrels of beer were
produced in the United States,
F. H. LaGuardia of New York is
the third member of Congress to en enter
ter enter military service, the other two be being
ing being Senator Gardner of Massachusetts
and Victor Heintz of Ohio.- Mr. La LaGuardia
Guardia LaGuardia has a commission as lieuten lieutenant
ant lieutenant in the aeroplane division.
Recruits and officers of Camp Dix,
at Wrightstown, N. J., observed Sun Sunday
day Sunday by attending religious services in
the morning and with games of foot football,
ball, football, baseball and basketball in the
afternoon. Miss Anna Held and ten
chorus girls from Broadway amused
ze boys" also.
t
Shingles all the way from the mid middle
dle middle west were ordeerd for a military
post recently erected near Tacoma for
80,000 men. Tacoma is in the midst
of the country's shingle industry,
Washington mills supplying shingles
sufficient to cover half the roofs in
the United States.
. Judging by the news from Citra,
our representative, Mr. W. J. Crosby,
is trying to raise a female seminary
at his home. Seven daughters, all
pretty and smart, and this seventh
arrival isbound to be very wise. We
had better keep that man in the leg legislature.
islature. legislature. He is just bound to make
good.
The devil should take warning.
Preachers are returning from their
summer vacations, revived spiritual spiritually
ly spiritually and physically and ready to give
him "his due" with renewed vigor.
St. Petersburg Times.
They will take good care to not en entirely
tirely entirely kill him. They would be out
rf a job if he was dead.
' A western manufacturer says that
a buggy which .twenty years ago
could be purchased for $60, the equiv equivalent
alent equivalent of 300 bushels of corn, now
costs $90 while the 300 bushels of
torn at market prices will buy a bug buggy
gy buggy at $90. a farm wagon at $75. a
suit of clothes at $20, a dress at $20,
baby dress at $5, a baby crib at $5,
a box of cigars at $3, sugar at $10,
tea $10, gasoline $100, lubricating oil
$15 a total of $353.
Early intrigues of the kaiser, ex ex-rosed
rosed ex-rosed in the secret archives of the
tsar and cabled to the New York Her Herald
ald Herald by Herman Bernstein, have de derived
rived derived further confirmation from the
interview in the Paris Temps with
M. Isolsky. Russian ambassador to
France, further particulars of which,

RATES

(Porefara)
One year, In advance $8.00
Six month, in advance.. 4.25
Three months, in advance 2.25
One month, in advance 13
specially cabled to the Herald, showed
the desperate efforts the kaiser was
making as long ago as 1905 to force
France to join a Russo-German al alliance
liance alliance in order to isolate England
and make France a satellite of Ger
many.
The Star is glad to see the Jackson
ville papers protesting vigorously
against any. raise of prices in that
city. The disposition on the part of
the people living in the vicinity of an
army camp to overcharge the soldiers
is discreditable, and, we fear almost
universal. Stories come to us from
Macon of a rise in prices beginning
as soon as the first regiment detrain detrained
ed detrained at Camp Wheeler. It's not only
the hotels and lunchstands and ped peddlers
dlers peddlers of cream and soft drinks, but
real estate men and large mercantile
establishments. The Star is reliably
informed that some of the leading
supply houses in Atlanta most shame shamefully
fully shamefully overcharged our young officers
at Fort McPherson for their outfits
that they taxed them from ten to thir thirty
ty thirty per cent over New York prices for
their uniforms and other equipment.
A prominent Ocala citizen who was in
Atlanta last month, wrote a letter re regarding
garding regarding this abuse to the Atlanta
Journal, but that paper, which brags
mightily on its patriotism, didn't have
the nerve to publish the letter. The
government should set a price for
these articles, and punish those who
overcharge. In the- meantime, our
young men training at Ft. Oglethorpe
and other officers' camps, should ob obtain
tain obtain New York and Philadelphia
prices before buying their outfits.
Some of the biggest thieves in the
country are among the small city bus business
iness business men, and if justice was done
half the jails in the United States
would be full of them right now.
Bloom of the Lakeland Star prints
a high endorsement of himself from
his old home in Kansas. We don't
suppose Bloom knows it but Florida,
like all the rest of the bourn, has lit little
tle little reason to love Kansas. Kansas
before the war, was the South's most
bitter enemy and the rankest trouble
breeder between the sections. There
were more downright ruffians, mur murdering
dering murdering women and children, as well
as men, burning homes and driving
off stock, invading the South from
Kansas than from any other state. In
open war, Kansas did not brightly
shine, doing less in proportion for the
Union than many other northern or
western states. But after the war,
thru its press and its "orators" and
its representatives in Congress, Kan Kansas
sas Kansas kept up the war on the South un until
til until a very few years ago. If Bloom
desires to impress Florida people, he
had better secure endorsement from
some other locality than the state of
John Brown, John J. Ingalls and the
Jayhawkers.
i An attempt has been made by the
Cattocrats to discredit Frank Clark
because during his return trip to
Washington from Ocala in the spring
of last year, he stopped for a day in
Jacksonville to help defend Russell,
who, was on trial for attempting to
seduce a couple of girls. It has been
proven that the girls were already of
bad character and that Russell, no
matter what his conduct in other
cases, was made the goat in this one.
But now corner James Alexander, one
of the big chiefs of the tribe of Catts,
and secures a pardon for H. G. Stone,
a man tried and convicted of the
crime of an attempted assault, on a
little girl, the child of a respected
family; and from all the evidence it
seems like the pardon was "gum "gumshoed,"
shoed," "gumshoed," too The governor could nave
prevented this outrage on the people.
Let Jim and the governor be called on
to explain this, their excuse of a foul
crime, when they run for office again.
The constantly recurring strikes,
each delaying war preparations, are
becoming a menace that the govern government
ment government will be compelled to check. We
can easily understand how our army
in France might be starved into sur surrender
render surrender by a protracted outbreak of
selfishness between labor and' capital.
Both are to blame the employers
want the highest profits and the em employes
ployes employes want the highest wages both
are willing to sacrifice the country
and the men at the front. The gov government
ernment government should put these outbreaks
down with a strong hand it shouldn't
mediate, it should dictate; put grasp grasping
ing grasping employers in jail and draft the
employes, either rhto the army, or to
their work, with soldiers on guard
over them if necessary. This war will
play the devil with individuaL liberty,
and most unreasonable elements of
. i jt
uur population tnat it does so.
A citizen of Arcadia writes to the
Lakeland Telegram the following de description
scription description of the editor of the Enter Enterprise,
prise, Enterprise, who printed "a lie about Sheriff
Galloway and then refused to correct
it: "He would not sell for four bit?
in his home town: in fact he has hard hardly
ly hardly enough friends here to bury him if
he were found drowned in a 'catpond'
Some morning. His chief delight is
to keep strife and hatred of all kinds
going in his home town, and no
greater blessing could come to Arca-

dia than for him to pick up and move
to 'Cattsville.' I understand that he
has the 'Hon.' Sidney J. Catts' pic picture
ture picture enlarged and hanging in his par parlor,
lor, parlor, dining room and sleeping room;
also has a picture in the back of his
watch."

UNJUST CRITICISM
OF THE DRAFTED MAN j
The following from the Tampa
Times. is very appropriate just now: j
Some people have repeatedly offer- I
ed unjust criticism of the young men
who waited for the draft law to oper-
ate instead of voluntarily enlisting in
one of the local companies, and such
criticism is, to say the least, disgust disgusting.
ing. disgusting. Any man of service age wTho tries
to p. void seivice without having just
cause therefor deserves condemnation,
and these "slackers" are getting what
they deserve.
The young men who enlisted with without
out without waiting for the call are indeed
worthy of praise, and they are getting
what they deserve. A majority of
these, though, have no dependents,
and are free to do as they please.
This fact, however, should not be al
lowed to lessen the esteem in which
they are held.
A majority of the selected men,
though, have had reasons for not en-
listing. Some of them have loved
ones who are either partially depend-
net on them or who are ill and old;
some have begun their business ca careers
reers careers and do not wish to sustain losses
that will affect their futures and
those of others; some contemplated
early marriages, and they very natu
rally nesitated to leave their intended
brides when there has, until recently,
seemingly been no reason for doing
so.
The strength of the Austro-German
alliance, together with the ideals for
which the allies are fighting, has only
dawned upon the American people in
recent months. Most Americans have
been confident that the allies could
whip the Prussians and their whelps
without iT aid, but as the fact dawns
upon them that American aid is im imperative,
perative, imperative, they naturally become more
willing to serve. It has taken a lot
of effective publicity to let our peo people
ple people know the truth of conditions in
Europe, and even more to counteract
the influence of utterances spoken
and published by wilful traitors and
ignorant fools in this country. There Therefore
fore Therefore millions of men who would quick quickly
ly quickly rise were this country attacked
have refrained from volunteering for
service across the Atlantic.
There are thousands of men who
have done their best to get into some
branch of the service, but who have
been turned down for physical and
other reasons. There are millions
who are heartsore because conditions
in their lives, age included, prevent
them from serving, and these will al always
ways always cherish a little resentment at
the fact that they were made by con conditions
ditions conditions over which they had ...no con control
trol control to appear in a cowardly role.
The bravest men don't always go to
war; the man who knows what real
hades is, the brave man who is of
necessity left behind.
It is an honor to be selected for
service to this country in time o
war, and it is an honor to be accept accepted
ed accepted after undergoing examination.
These men who have been selected
will fight just as well as those who
hav.i volunteered, and criticism of
them comes with bad grace from any
man or woman. But these have the
right to go the limit in criticising
those who endeavored to escape ser service
vice service without having warrant therefor.
The Times knows young men who
have been drafted who leave aged
parents behind who will be dead be before
fore before they return, and if this isn't

How Uric Acid Causes Gout, Bheumatism, Lumbago
(By L. H. SMITH, M.
It was not until the discovery by Sir Arthur Gerod, in 1848,. that the blood of gouty patients contained
uric acid in an excessively large amount, that much attention was paid to this subjects Later scientific men

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enough to clutch the heart-strings,
what is? The Times knows drafted
men who have other good reasons for
not wishing to leave their loved ones
at the present time, but they go with without
out without murmuring. And critics of such
as there should be frowned upon and
silenced.
Give the honorable drafted man
the praise that should come to all
who respond to the call of duty not
because he asks for it, but because it
U due him.
STAND BY THE PARTY
(Plant City Courier)
Every few days we read of some
former supporter of the governor be being
ing being "sick and tired" of his way of ad administering
ministering administering the office. Of course, these
good people are welcomed back into
the folds of what is left of the party,
but laying all jokes aside, had a few
cf them remained with the democrat democratic
ic democratic party last year between the pri primary
mary primary and general election, Florida
would not have been compelled to see
its nominee defeated while the rest of
the country was standing by a demo democratic
cratic democratic national ticket. Governor Catts,
through some machination, has been
recorded as a democratic governor,
but all should know that so far as the
party organization is concerned, and
the actual, result of the primary as ar arrived
rived arrived at after a careful recanvass, he
was not the choice of the largest
number who took part in making the
nomination. In the future, gentle gentlemen,
men, gentlemen, stick to the party. It never has
disgraced you, and we do not believe
it ever will disgrace you.
THREE FORD. TOURING CARS
We have three Ford touring cars
for sale, $200,- $225 and $250, re respectively.
spectively. respectively. The Maxwell Agency,
Ocala, Fla.
The coffee that you are drinking at
fhe Harrington Hall dining room and
cafe is the famous Senate brand cof coffee,
fee, coffee, rcasted and distributed exclusive exclusively
ly exclusively by trie Tampa Coffee Mills. Get
the habit. 7-10-tf
take, and is efficacious. Sold in Ocala
4 only at Gerig's Drug Store. tf.
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and send a sample of urine for test.

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OCALA COCA-COLA BOTTLING WORKS

ASHEVILLE
and the Mountains of Western North Carolina are
now Only Seventeen Hours from Florida by the
Through Service of the
SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY
SOUTHERN RAILWAY SYSTEM
SCHEDULE
Lv. Ocala S. A. L. Ry 4:15 p.m.
Lv. Jacksonville S. A. L. Ry.... 8:10 p.m.
Lv. Columbia ;JSou. Ry. System . - .7:05 a.m.
Ar. Hendersonville .Sou. Ry. System. ...1:00 a.m.
Ar. Asheville .Sou. Ry. System 2:10 p.m.
Ar. Cincinnatti Scu. Ry. System 8:10 a.m.
Electrically lighted Pullman Standard Berth and Drawing-room
Sleeping Cars daily from Jacksonville to Asheville and Cincinnati.
Dining Car Service Columbia t Asheville.
Low Round Trip Fares. Long Limits. Liberal Stop-overs.
For Literature and Information Apply to
JOHN BOISSEAU, C. P. T. A., G. Z. PHILLIPS, A. G. P. A.,
Ocala, -Fla Jacksonville, Fla.

We Have the Equipment and Ability
' ..
To serve you as you ought tp b servied, and when you are not let us
ask you again, to let us know, for thi is the only way we can accomplish
ur desire.
Of course, sometimes, little things o wrong, but they are not inten intentional,,
tional,, intentional,, and, if you will call us up, they will be corrected IMMEDIATELY.

Ocala Ice .&
PHONE 34

Read the Star Want Ads It pays

New seed for fall planting and cab cabbage
bage cabbage plants now ready. Bitting & Co.,
430 North Magnolia street. 9-ll-6t
Chesapeake Bay Oysters received
daily at the Delicatessen Shop, Ocala
House block. 17-tf

learned that in gout, also rheumatism, the kidneys do
not work properly to throw off the uric acid poison ;
consequently uric acid crystals are deposited in and

about the joints, in the muscles, where an inflam-,,
mation is set up in the nearby tissues.
Hague has said, that "gout is rheumatism, and
rheumatism is gout." If uric acid is formed in excess
within the body it is passed on to the kidneys, which
act as a filter to pass off this poison. If the excess is
not excreted by the kidneys, it is distributed thru the
tissues. The choice sites for such storage are in the
joints, muscle-sheaths, where the circulation is weak weakest,
est, weakest, and where also the alkalinity of the blood is lowest.
Consequently, we must do everything to throw off this
uric acid poison, and simple methods are best. Flush
the kidneys by drinking six to eight glasses of water
between meals. During winter months the circulation
is apt to be sluggish and the blood stream retarded,
Eat less meat, drink more water, and take ANURIC
(double or triple strength), after each meal and at
bed time for several weeks at a time and you will be
free from uric acid and the diseases that follow.
The urine is often cloudy, full of sediment ;
channels often get sore and sleep is disturbed two
or three times a night. This is the time you should
consult some physican of wide experience such as
Doctor Pierce of the Invalids' Hotel and Surgical
Institute, in Buffalo, New York. Sena him ten
cents for sample of his new discovery, Anuricv

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Packing Co.
, OCALA, FIJI.
Harmony Glycerine Soap is still
15c the cake. No advance on it as
yet. Better buy now. GerigJsDrt2.
Store. tf.
Ford tops re-covered, $12.50, at the
Ocala Wagon Works. Phone 84. tf
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OCALA EVENING, STAR, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19. 1917

PAGE THREE

21. IZLAR, JR.

INSURANCE

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Second Floor
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If You Have Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Fire
or Five-One Y

WHEN YOU HAVE PAID YOUR
RENT YOU HAVE
KISSED IT GOODBYE
Why not pay a small amount each
month and see it go into t :
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
.$1000.00 up.

L M: MURRAY

Room 5 Holder BIk.

Ocala, Fla.

Mclvcr

MacKay

UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
PHONES 47, 104, 305
OCALA, FLORIDA
A full assortment of the. famous
PAKRO Seedtape. Just the thing for
the small fall garden. Ocala Seed
Store tf
Advertise in the Star, v

Conscription
You ask why I gave my son?
(Ah, well, does God know why!)
That Prussian blood may swiftly run,
That tyranny may die
That over earth all men may go
At freedom's call, and none may know
The Vandal's power in our land,
The Vandal's arrogant command!
You ask me why I gave my son?
(Ah, well, does God know why!)
I gave him that the barbarous Hun
Might well defeated lie.
I gave him that the coming race
Might meet with Justice face to face.
And free-men mingle over earth
In Liberty's divine re-birth.
Blanche Shoemaker Wagstaff.
Mrs. J. C. Caldwell and sons have
returned. from a- pleasant ten days
stay at the lake.
Little Miss Legie Shealy of Span Span-is
is Span-is the guest for a short visit of her
aunt, Mrs. Ed Carmichael.
Mr. Norman Home left yesterday
for Columbia, Tenn., where he will at attend
tend attend school this winter.
Mrs. C. E. Simmons returned home
yesterday afternoon from a six weeks
visit to relatives in Pennsylvania.
,
Miss Louise Crumpton from Fel Fellowship
lowship Fellowship is the guest for several days
of her sister, Mrs. Thomas Proctor
and family.
Mr. Alfred Green expects to leave
this afternoon for Gainesville, where
he will attend the University of Flor Florida
ida Florida this winter.
Misses Katie Mae Eagleton and
Ava Lee Edwards left yesterday noon
for Tallahassee, where they will at attend
tend attend the Woman's College the coming
term.
"
Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Wright re returned
turned returned from their wedding trip to
New York and Boston Saturday
night. Mr. Wright returned to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville Sunday, but Mrs. Wright

will visit her parents, Gen. and Mrs.
Alfred Ayer for the present.
Registration Week
- Beginning this morning, all the
women of Ocala are expected to reg register,
ister, register, the registration to continue
during Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday only. The registration head headquarters
quarters headquarters on the Ocala House porch
opened at 9 o'clock this morning and
closed at noon, opening again at 3 to
close at 5 o'clock, and will be open at
the same hours Thursday and Fri Friday.
day. Friday. The registration of the women of
the nation is in accord with the re request
quest request of the government through the
woman's committee of the Council for
National Defense and it is a great
nation-wide movement. The registra registration
tion registration is not compulsory, but every
woman over sixteen years of age is
expected to help the government find
the woman power of the nation. In
registering, every woman simply
states what work she -is best fitted
for, but does not obligate herself to
serve. It is only so the government
can turn to these cards and know who
is capable of doing the men's part if
they are called; then if the person
does not wish or for various good
reasons is not able to help, the gov government
ernment government knows where to find another
woman who is fitted for the place.
Besides the registration headquar headquarters,
ters, headquarters, a committee of ladies will can canvass
vass canvass from house to house and explain
the cards. Do not refuse to sign
these cards. .It only takes a few min minutes.
utes. minutes. Let Ocala show she has many
capable and patriotic women.
The women of the entire country
are registering on these same days,
the 19th, 20th and 21st.
Miss Annie Pope Eagleton, who is
teaching this year at Blitchton, is
making her home with Dr. and Mrs.
S. H. Blitch. Miss Eagleton's school
opened on the third of this month.
Miss Eva Theus arrived in Ocala
yesterday from her home in Boston,
Ga., to spend the winter with her
uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. P. J.
Theus and Master Paul Jr. Miss
Theus will attend the high school this
winter.
Mrs. Maude Roxford, who spent
the summer in Kansas, arrived in the
city yesterday, afternoon and will
make her home again this winter with
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Grantham on Ok-

lawaha avenue. Mrs. Roxford, who

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OUR SOLDIERS IN FRANCE WANT
AMERICAN TOBACCO & CIGARETTES

Everyone knows this; everyone says
so. The Sammies are longing for
good American smokes. And Can
you blame them? That curly hot
French tobacco is all right for the
poilus; they li ke it. But not our men.
You know what they want. They
want those regular cigarettes, those

go6d familiar "makins," these pock pocket
et pocket tins of pipe tobacco.
And yon can see that they get them.
Now there's something every man
can understand; every man iu this
country ought to help on. You cer certainly
tainly certainly can, and we're going to make
it easy for you to send smokes to
the soldiers.

The Ocala Star Tobacco. Fund
has just been started, to supply our boys with their favorite smoke. Will you help to make it a suc success?
cess? success? This has been endorsed by the Government. Through the efforts of the STAR, arrangements
have been made with the American Tobacco Company to send 45c. worth of tobacco for 25c.
Here is what they will get:
2 packages of Lucky Strike Cigarettes. Retails at 20c
3 packages of Bull Durham. Retails at 15c
3 books Bull Durham Cigarette Papers
1 tin of Tuxedo Tobacco. Retails at 10c
4 books of Tuxedo Cigarette Papers
45c
A return post card is enclosed in each package, so that every contributor will receive a personal
acknowledgement of his gift. You will treasure this message from' the trenches. Everybody wants to
give a little. Will you help make it a success by doing your bit?
CONTRIBUTE ORGANIZE YOUR CLUB, YOUR CHURCH, YOUR TOWN, YOUR OFFICE, YOUR
FACTORY AND GIVE THE BOYS JUST A LITTLE COMFORT THEIR FAVORITE SMOKE.
THE OCALA STAR TOBACCO FUND
OCALA. FLORIDA-

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taught in the Ocala primary school
last winter, will have the same grade

this year.

Comfort Bags for Drafted Men
Ocala has indeed reason to be proud
of its energetic Red Cross workers,
as is proven once more by the twenty-three
comfort bags that appeared
as-if by magic at 12:30 today. Mrs.
G. A. Ottman, Mrs. B. D. Blackburn,
Mrs. Harvey Clark, Mrs. Emily Green
and Mrs. N. R. DeHon made and com completely
pletely completely furnished these twenty-three
comfort bags between 9 and 12 o'clock
this morning. Rev. G. A. Ottmann
presented these to the drafted men at
1 o'clock today when they left for
Camp Jackson.
Mrs. Ottmann has already received
several donations for the furnish furnishings
ings furnishings of the bags, and if the entire
amount is not donated, the difference
will be raised in some manner in the
very near future.
Miss Walsh of Savannah, is the
guest of her sister, Mrs. E. C. Beuch Beuch-ler
ler Beuch-ler at Anthony. Miss Walsh made
many friends in Ocala on former
visits who will be pleased to welcome
he; return. She will be here for sev several
eral several weeks.
Miss May Sikes, who haaeen visit visiting
ing visiting in Atlanta and Madison for the
past two months, arrived yesterday
for a week's visit to Miss Louise
Roberts before joining to her father
and sisters, who are now living in
Bunnell.
Col. H. C. Petteway left yesterday
for Ocala on a pleasure trip. It is
rumored that he will do just like the
rest of the boys who leave home in
such an informal way. Lakeland
Star.
Miss. Tommy Abernathy will re replace
place replace N. Jonathan as teacher of Span Spanish,
ish, Spanish, arid will also take over the Latin
classes which have previously been
taught by Mr. McCarty, who will not
have time for them this year on ac account
count account of his work in military train training.
ing. training. Miami Metropolis.
mm
Miss Carry Deen has been in
Gainesville during the summer, re returning
turning returning last week to take up her work
as mathematics instructor. Miami
Metropolis.
a
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Ley and Mrs. T.
F. Alexander and children of Tampa,
are in Orlando visiting their parents,
Rev. and Mrs. J. B. Ley, at the Meth Methodist
odist Methodist parsonage. Orlando Reporter Reporter-Star.
Star. Reporter-Star. Mr. and Mrs. H. R. Hinton are the
happy parents of a fine little son who
arrived Sunday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Knight and
sons are moving today into the house

formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs.
L. W. Harley, next to Dr. N. R. De DeHon
Hon DeHon and family.
Miss Isabelle Mays of Quincy, who
will be assistant principal in the
Ocala- high school this year, is ex expected
pected expected in Ocala tomorrow and will be
the guest of Mrs. G. W. Martin for
several days.
Miss Sarah Pearl Martin has re returned
turned returned from a several months visit
in North Carolina. Miss Eugenia
Fuller who is now visiting friends in
Spartanburg, is expected home Sat Saturday.
urday. Saturday. Mrs. J. L. Emerson of Gainesville
arrived in Ocala this afternoon for a
several days visit to Mrs. H. B. Clark Clark-son
son Clark-son and family.
m m m
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Sanders of
Brooksville are expected this after

noon for a short visit to Mrs. G. W.
Martin.
Messrs. Frank and Claude Clarkson
of Washington, D. C, and Bridge Bridgeport,
port, Bridgeport, Conn., respectively, are expect expected
ed expected in Ocala tonight or tomorrow for
a two weeks visit to their brother,
Mr. H. B. Clarkson and family.

' The Ocala friends of Mr. and Mrs.
Dell Moody will be greatly interested
to hear of the arrival of a pretty lit little
tle little girl at their home in Hastings
yesterday morning. The little lady
will be called Virginia.
m
Mrs. Peter Costello and baby are
enjoying a week's visit with Mrs.
Costello's parents at the lake.

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CITRA

Citra, Sept. 18. Mrs. J. B. Borland
has gone to Fort Myers to visit her
daughter, Mrs. Hunter.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Feagle and
"Mr. and Mrs. Cramer Feagle were
visitors here last week. They motor motored
ed motored from Fort White in their new
Ford. Mr. J. M. Feagle moves to
Dunnellon, where he will be principal
of the high school.
Mrs. Jack Williams and daughter,
Ida May, returned Sunday from a
visit to Jacksonville. F. J. Williams
also returned from Asheville.
Miss Kathryn Wyckoff left this
morning for Tallahassee, where she
attends the Woman's College. Mr.
John Wyckoff will be at the university
and Jarvis Driver at Piedmont Col College,
lege, College, Demorest, Ga.
Mrs. Lamb and daughter returned
Sunday from a visit to Brooker.
Mr. E. L. Wartmann returned to At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta Saturday.
Mrs. Starbuck and children of Tam Tampa,
pa, Tampa, are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Part Partridge.
ridge. Partridge. Mr. Lloyd Hall left this morning
for Live Oak, where he will attend
school.
On Monday afternoon the stork
visited "The Seven Sisters," the home
of Mr. and. Mrs. W. J. Crosby, and
left a bright little girl. This makes
seven lovely daughters to brighten
and cheer thi3 happy home.
Advertise in the Star.

From Jacksonville to

New York and return. .$38.00
Baltimore and return. .$33.90
Philadelphia and return $36.00
Washington and return. .$34.00

Savannah and return. ..$ 7,00
Boston and return $46.00
Atlantic City and return $38.25
Niagra Falls and return. $48.90

Through tickets to all Eastern resorts, with return limit October
31, 1917, with privilege of stopovers at principal points. Sailings
from Jacksonville via Savannah to Baltimore Welnesday, direct Sun Sunday.
day. Sunday. To Puladelphia direct Thursday.
Wireless telegraph on all ships. Accommodations unsurpassed. Res Reservations,
ervations, Reservations, fare or any information cheerfully furnished on application.

MERCHANTS & MINERS TRANSPORTATION ICOHY

H. C Avery, Agent.

Jacksonville, Florida
J. F. WARD. T. P. A., L. D. JONES, C. A.

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OCALA. FLORIDA

CAPITAL STOCK S50.000.00.
State. County and City Depository

st. leo college:
SAINT LEO, PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA
IDEAL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR YOUHG GENTLEMEN
Courses in Classics, Science and Commerce. Also
Primary Department. Send for Catalogue.
Rev, F. Benedict, Director.
OPENS FOR THE FALL TERM, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 1917.'



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OCALA EVENING, STAR, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19, 1917

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Mr. J. C. Luning has returned to
Tallahassee after a short visit to Mr.
T. E. Bridges.
Mr. N. I. Gottlieb, who has been in
the city since Saturday, left today
for Hastings.
Dr. Purvis has opened up his dental
office over Troxler's fruit and cold
drink store, by Harrington Hall ho hotel.
tel. hotel. 9-15-lm
Capt. D. W. Purvis of Raiford has
returned home after a brief visit with
his brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. J. Y. Purvis.
Ms. Anna Tweedy, secretary of the
Marion County Fair Association,
spent yesterday in Gainesville in the
interest of the fair.
Besides being f.he best, Carter's
BUTTERNUT bread is "made in
Ocala." Insist upon having Carter's
bread from your grocer. 7-tf
The greatest human care and the
highestv human intelligence ought to
tion. Thi3 describes our service. The
Court Pharmacy. 17-tf
Mr. Lynn Sanders left yesterday
for Gainesville, where he will study
law at the University of Florida the
coming term.
' Mr. D. W. Tompkins returned last
night from a two days trip to Tampa
in the interest of the Chevrolet car,
which he is now handling.
W. K. Lane, on. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida- tf
Mr. J. S. Sistrunk, father of
Messrs. Simeon T. and Henry C. Sis Sis-trunk,
trunk, Sis-trunk, was in the city today, return returning
ing returning this afternoon to his home at
Montbrook; He 'was accompanied by
his grandson, Mr. Otis Sistrunk, also
of Montbrook.
None but the finest strains of se selected
lected selected garden 'seeds arc used in the
Pakro Seedtape 30 varieties of gar garden
den garden seed and 18 flowers. Clarkson
Hardware Company. tf

Mrs. Ella Ditto has received a let letter
ter letter from her son Cecil, now in the
navy, and who would have been in
European waters now had he not been
taken sick. He is rapidly recovering
. and soon expects to be again on active
service.

In his office this morning, Judge
Smith joined in wedlock the hands of
Mr. Jack Wellhoner and Miss Helen
Mills, both of the Grahamville sec section.
tion. section. -This is another war wedding,
for the groom belongs to the selective
draft and expects to be called every
day. Both are much, loved young
folks among their relatives and
friends and the Star joins in good
wishes for them.
Always insist upon having Carter's
BUTTERNUT bread. Get it nt your
grocer's or at Carter's Bakery, North
Main .street. 7-tf
EMPLOYMENT FOR ALL
Five to ten thousand- mechanics,
carpenters arid laborers, will soon be
needed for constructing the military
camp at Black Point. If you would
be interested in going there to work,
come over to the board of trade and
give-me your. address. ., i
L. R. Trammell,
Secretary JSoard of Trade.
PHONE 117
Dr. A. R. Blott
Veterinarian
. TOMPKINS STABLE
Ocala, Florida

N No. 8 REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF THE
METROPOLITAN SAVINGS BANK OF OCALA
At Ocala, in the State of Florida, at the Close of Business Sept. 11, 1917
7 RESOURCES
Loans on real estate . $15,559.89
J-oans on collateral security other than .real estate. 19,111.99
All other loans arid discounts 13,832.45
Banking house, furniture and fixtures.... 19,808.25
Claims and other resources ... 1,155.44
Due from incorporated banks 5,558.03
Checks and exchanges for clearing 2,371.15
Other cash items ... . . . ... 609.12
Cash on hand a 1,491.93

Total..................;.... .,.......$79,498.25
LIABILITIES
Capital stock paid in. 25,000.00
Individual deposits subject'to check1, y 24,444.83
Cashier's checks outstanding 74.18
Savings deposits . 24,979.24
Notes and bills rediscounted 5,000.00

Total...;
STATE OF FLORIDA,
COUNTY OF MARION, ss.:
I, F. P. Gadson, cashier of the
that the above statement is true to
.
Attest:
J. S. LaROCHE,
D. W. TOMPKINS,
R. RECHE WILLIAMS,
Directors.

M UN ROE SHEALEY

Mr. Munroe Shealey, a well-known
and much esteemed citizen of Sparr,
died at his home in Sparr this morn morning,
ing, morning, and will be laid to rest in the An
thony cemetery tomorrow afternoon.
Mr. Shealey was a man of family
and had lived at Sparr most of his
life. He was well known in other
parts of the county, and his death is
greatly regretted.-
The funeral services will take place
at the Sparr church tomorrow at 2 p.
m., after which the remains will be
taken to the cemetery at Anthony.
The services at the grave will be con
ducted by thei Wcodmen, of which the
deceased was a valued member.
PLUMBING AND
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING
When you have plumbing or elec
trical contracting, let us turnish you
estimates. No job too large and none
too small tf H. W. Tucker.
UNCLASSIFIED ADS.
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
DR. D. M. BONEY
"My Optician"
EYESIGHT
SPECIALIST
I especially offer my services to the
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg.,
JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA
OVERLAND ROADSTER At a bar
gain. One Overland roadster, 30 30-horsepower
horsepower 30-horsepower motor, perfect condition
all through, tires to top. A bargain:
terms if desired. The Maxwell Agen
cy, Ocala. 19-6t
THREE FORD BARGAINS We
have thre Ford touring cars, good
condition and cheap. The Maxwell
Agency, cala. 19-6t
SAON ROADSTER We have a little
Saxon roadster, new tires and in first
class condition all through. A bar
gain. Terms if desired. The Max
well Agency, Ocala. 19-6t
FOR SALE Sugar cane seed, Rib
bon, Green Louisiana, and Red
Cuban; $2 per sundred stalks 4-foot
cane. Order early and secure best
seed. Address Newcomb Barco, Cot
ton Plant, Fla. 17-lm
WANTED Small furnished house
Must be reasonable and close in. Ap
ply at Star office. 17-6t
FOR RENT Furnished rooms suit
able for housekeeping; all modern
conveniences. Apply at 215 North
Main St. 17-6t
OFFICE BOY WANTED Good
bright boy who does not intend going
to school this term. Apply at the
Star omce. t 15-6t
LOST A brooch; finder will please
return to Mrs. Dr. Sheppard or Star
omce and receive reward. 15-6t
FOR SALE My new home, 6 rooms;
fine location; near both schools. A
bargain. J. E. Frampton, 1109 East
5th St., Ocala, Fla Phone 185-G. 12t
FOR SALE Lot 110 x 140 second
ward convenient to high school. Smal
two-story house, third ward. Both
bargains. W. W. Condon. 17-tf
FOR RENT Comfortable cottage,
six rooms, corner Tuscawilla and
S. Second streets; sleeping porch, 8-
foot veranda, screens, gas, bath, elec
trie lights. Apply to Dr. E. Van
Hood or phone 164. 1-tf
FOR SALE One 1916 five-passenger
Reo car, in first-class condition, cheap
for cash. Apply to John Needham.
$79,498.25
above named bank, do solemnly swear
the best of my knowledge and belief. J
F. P. GADSON, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before me
this 18th day of September," 1917.
(Seal) P.E.ANDERSON,
Notary Public.

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(Continued from Third Page,
Mr .and Mrs. Thomas B. Pasteur
went to Jacksonville today for a short i
visit. They will return the last of
the week with Mr. W. C. Meade and
Mr. Harold Meade, who went up yes
terday on the limited.
1
Peggy Hyland, the dainty little I
English actress with the winning i
smile, stars at the Temple today with
Marc McDermott in "Babette." Miss
Hylands is E. H. Sothern's favorite
movie star and today's picture equals
her numerous other successes.
BACK GIVES OUT
Plenty of Ocala Readers Have This
Experience
You tax the kidneys overwork
them
They can't keep up the continual
strain.
The back may give out it may
ache and pain;
Bladder trouble may set in.
Don't wait longer take Doan's
Kidney Pills.
Ocala people tell you how they act.
Ocala, says: "My kidneys acted very
irregularly. My back was sore and
lame and every time I stooped, a
catch shot across my loins. My feet
and ankles were swollen and the flesh
underneath my eyes was puffed up. I
tried several kidney medicines and
even took a doctor's prescription, but
nothing did me any good until I used
Doan's Kidney Pills. They cured me.'
Price 60c. at all dealers. Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
cured Mrs. Holly. Foster-Milburn
(Jo., Frops., isunaio, jn. x. Adv. a
LIFE
FIRE
A. E. GERIG
INSURANCE
Ocala, Florida
ACCIDENT AUTOMOBILE
CONDIMENTS
Whet Your Appetite with Some
of These. Look Over the List
and Phone us an Order:-
Crosse & Blackwell's. Gherkins,
.Mrs. Kidd's Sweet Mixt Pickles,
Chow Chow. and Pickled .Wal .Walnuts,
nuts, .Walnuts, Gherkins and Bur-Gherkins.
Some of Heinz's 57
Preserved Sweet Mixed Pickles,
Sweet Gherkins, Midget Gher Gherkins,
kins, Gherkins, sweet or sour, Sour Mix Mix-1
1 Mix-1 ed Pickles, Sweet Pickled
Onions, Chow Chow, Sweet
Mustard Pickles, Chili Sauce,
Worcestershire Sauce, Beef Beefsteak
steak Beefsteak Sauce, Walnut Ketchup,
' Tomato Ketchup, India Relish.
T-EAP0T
o GROCERY
PHONES 16174
Regain
Your Normal
e i g h t
You can add one-fourth to
one-half pound a -day by
drinking a glass of this delicious
dige8tant with each meal
Shivar Ale
FUSE OiGESTIYE AROMATICS WITH
SHIVAR mini WATEB AND GINGER
Gives a hearty appetite, rigorous
digestion, rich blood, clear complex complexion
ion complexion and firm flesh. Your money
back on first dozen if not delighted
At all grocers and druggists.
Bottled and guaranteed by the cele celebrated
brated celebrated Shivar Mineral Spring. ShcU
ton, S. C. If your regular dealer
cannot surply you telephone
JAKE BROWN,
DISTRIBUTOR FOR OCALA.
L. ALEXANDER
PRACTICAL
CARPENTER AND BUILDER
Careful Estimates made on all Con Contract
tract Contract work. Gives More and Bettet
Work for the mo.iey than any other
contractor in the city.
Engraved cards and wedding invi
tations at Gprig's Drug Store. t.j

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Ocala
LET US DO YOUR
DRY
7 Cents Per Pound
Minniumof 10 pounds, Flat
finished. Try it!
OCALA STEAM
LAUNDRY
Just Phone 101
BUNGALOW
At Your Own Price
Five rooms, sleeping
porch, two large lots,
name your price and
take it, see owner at
once, before leaving city
Apply at this office

ROUGH

We have not deviated from our fixed one-chassis-model
policy.
But we have refined and developed the
Maxwell.
The new compensating under-slung rear
springs mean comfort for you and preservation
of your car.
This is the type of spring used in the newest
models of many of the highest priced cars.
The wheel base is six inches longer the
frame has been strengthened the windshield
sloped, the body lines made more graceful,
and the body m&deroomier.
But the Maxwell price stands at a figure
which still makes it "the world's greatest
motor car value."

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Touring Car $745
RmmdXT $748 1 Cupd $1098 1
ot&m $1088 1 Smdmn $1098
AM primM ..&. Dtrt

R. CARROLL
Dealer Florida

Ocala Dealer Florida J

; Excupsioii Isifs
- FROM
OCALA to-
$42.05 New York $40.05 Philadelphia
$47.80 Chicago $37.55 Cincinnatti
$41.80 St. Louis
Tickets on sale daily with final limit October 31st
THROUGH SLEEPERS DINING CARS
VTA

ATLANTIC
4T3Xl)4t r
For tickets and reservations call on
M R. WILLIAMS
T. A., Ocala, Florida.

Dp. E. EGGER D. C
Chiropractor
CHIROPRACTIC IS THE SCIENCE OF REMOVING THE CAUSE
OF DISEASE
To those who have been suffering from diseased conditions? and
received no relief, try CHIROPRACHC and get well. OthersThave,
and you can do the same.
REMOVING THE CAUSE IS THE PRINCIPLE
NO MEDICINE, SURGERY OR OSTEOPATHY
OFFICE HOURS: COLONIAL HOTEL,
9:30 to 11:30 A. M. PHONE 45
2 to 5 and 7 to 8 P. M. Ocala, Fla.

.

lis now a universally acknowkdged necessity. No business man is
prepared to meet the daily affairs of his business if he is not pro protected
tected protected with

FIRE INSURANCE

f We represent not only the best fire insurance companies, but
5 also the highest class INDEMNITY AND- BONDING concerns in

the world. Talk is over with us. II
I D. W. DAVIS, 'tiS&L OCALA, FLA. fi

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