The Ocala evening star


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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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. Fair tonight and Thursday, little
change in temperature.
VOL. 23, NO. 269.



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Line of Defence Will Next be
Along the Livenza

( (Associated Press)

The German forces madeio effort
during the night to regain the ground
captured 'from them yesterday by the
British on the Ypres front, according
to London reports, confining their re retaliation
taliation retaliation to intermittent artillery ac activity
tivity activity on' the Verdun front. At the
Chaume wood the. crown prince's
S3 jnade-siiotner stab at the
French armies, but met with a re repulse.
pulse. repulse. The Italian statement says, "the
Italians have withdrawn in good or order
der order from the Tagliamento river to toward
ward toward Livenza, the next, river behind
the Tagliamento. Their retreat was
apparently not so rushed as that from
the Isonzo. The Italians are falling
back steadily with their rear guards
in constant touch with the German
Berlin, Nov. 7. The Germans are
continuing their pursuit of the Ital Italians
ians Italians and have taken more prisoners,
the war office1 announces.

PetrogradNov. 7.- The .govern .govern-ment
ment .govern-ment has decided not to employ arm arm-...
... arm-... ed forces against the military com-
S mittee of soldiers and workmen'?
delegates, but has ordered the minis minister
ter minister of justice to prosecute members,
of the committee. The military will
take necessary measures in the event
of a revolt.
Italian Army headquarters, Nov.
7 General Cadorna has issued orders
including in the zone of military op operations
erations operations all of the territory north and

east of the Po and Mincio rivers.
Berlin, Nov. 7 German troops on
the Flanders front are holding a line
along the eastern edge of the village
of Passchendaele, army headquarters

. Subject for today, "Our Response."
Leader; Mrs.G. W. Martin.
Hymn, Jesus Shall Reign.
Devotional, Greater works than
these, John 14:10-17.
Prayer by leader.
Meditation (John R. Mott) Mrs. J.
M. Gross.
0 Questions for meditation Mrs. J.
A. Bouvier.
Vocal duet (selected) Mrs. Tay Taylor
lor Taylor and Mrs. Galloway.
Paper, "Lighthouses on the Gulf

rr-Coast" Mrs. DeWitt Griffin.

Papar, "Enlargement of Medical
Work" Mi s. H. C. Bilbro.
Vocal solo, "At the Place of Pray Prayer"
er" Prayer" Mrs. R. Ira Barnett. Mrs. G. L.
Taylor, accompanist.
Prayer for the enlargement of our
work Mrs. R. L. Bridges.
Quotations Mrs.. Lane, Mrs. Pon Ponder,
der, Ponder, Mrs. Harris, Mrs. Rentz.
John Wesley's Rule Mrs. G. L.
A message from the president president-Mrs.
Mrs. president-Mrs. R. McConathy.
- : Thanksgiving and humiliation-
Mrs. W. H. Clark'.
A word about giving Mrs. W. W.
f Offertory Mrs. G. L. Taylor.
A chain of prayers Members.
Hymn, Publish Glad Tidings.
Missionary benediction.

A nation-
wide cam campaign
paign campaign to com complete
plete complete the en enrollment
rollment enrollment of
our forces in
eonierr -ation
of onr
food tupply; is a duty of nec necessity,
essity, necessity, humanity and honor.
Am a free people we have elect elected
ed elected to discharge this duty, not
under autocratic decree, but
without other restraint than
tha guidance of individual

111 tVER
Desert and Rocky State of New Mex
ico Has Voted Itself
v (Associated Press)
Albuquerque, N. M., Nov. 7. New
Mexico adopted prohibition yesterday
by a decisive majority, oil the face of
partial returns from 18 of the 28
counties. ''.
Council Now Has an Anti-Sedition
Ordinance -Under Consideration
, There was not much business be before
fore before the meeting of the city coucnil
last evening except regular routine
""Mr. R. A. Burford appeared on be behalf
half behalf of Contractor Benjamin Thomp Thompson
son Thompson and asked when his client could
reasonably expect settlement for his
work on the electric light -and water
plant. He was informed that-mas-;
much as the plant had not been con con-pleted
pleted con-pleted and at present Jhere was no
way of ;Compiting .the expense tne
city 'would incur in completing the
work started by Mr Thompson, no re
port could be made at this time. The
clerk was instructed to obtain from i
Messrs. Twombley & Henney a report
showing what portion of the machin machinery
ery machinery now in the plant, approved by the
engineers and accepted by the council
had not been paid for; also whether
the contractor had put extra work on
the plant not called for by the con
tract. '-
It was ordered that the president of
the council telegraph the .-De La
Vergne engine people to immediately
send a man to inspect the engine plac-;
ed in the new plant by that company,
which is not at present operating sat satisfactorily.
isfactorily. satisfactorily. A bill from J. D. McCaskill for re repairs
pairs repairs on water-pipes claimed to have
been broken on his premises by thb
city sanitary carts, was referred to
the sanitary committee.
All bills properly approved werft
ordered paid.
An amendment to the impounding
ordinance was introduced and refer referred
red referred to the judiciary committee.
On motion, it was ordered that the
city attorney prepare an amendment
to the license ordinance and present
same at next meeting.
The following ordinance was read
and referred to the judiciary commit committee:
tee: committee: Peace Ordinance
Whereas, while the United States
is at war with the imperial govern government
ment government of Germany or any other for foreign
eign foreign power, speech or conduct dis disloyal
loyal disloyal to the United States of Ameri
ca will tend to a disturbance or breach
of the peace, now
Be it ordained by the city council
of the city of Ocala:
Section 1. Any person guilty of
public speech or conduct disloyal to
the United States of America while
the United States is at war with the
imperial government of Germany, or
any other foreign power, be and he
is hereby declared to be a disturber
of the public peace and upon convic conviction
tion conviction in the municipal court he shall be
punished by a fine of not more than
two hundred dollars or by imprison imprisonment
ment imprisonment for not more than ninety days.
1 Sec. 2. All ordinances and parts
visions of this ordinance be and the
same are hereby, repealed, and the
provisions of this ordinance shall take
effect upon its passage, approval and
publication as required bylaw.
A communication from the county
fair authorities asking that West
Broadway, the principal street lead leading
ing leading to the fair grounds, be repaired


(Associated Press)

Washington, Nov. 6, 11:36 p. m.
The American patrol boat Alcedo has
been sunk by a submarine. Twenty Twenty-one
one Twenty-one men are missing.
Washington, Nov. 7. The navy de department
partment department today is awaiting a com complete
plete complete report of the torpedoing of the
American patrol vessel Alcedo, which
was sunk in the war zone early Mon Monday,
day, Monday, with the probable loss of one of officer
ficer officer and twenty men. Seventy-one
men were rescued, and there is but
little hope for those Deported miss missing.
ing. missing. The vessel sank four minutes
after she was hit.
Washington, Nov. 7. The Ameri American
can American patrol boat Alcedo was. torpedoed
and sunk by a German submarine in
the war zone Monday. One officer and
twenty enlisted men are missing. The
Alcedo was a converted yacht, and
carried .a crew of seven officers and
eighty-five men.
, Announcement has been made by
the navy department that, the Alcedo
is the first American vessel to go
down in the war. The destroyer Cas-
sin was torpedoed recently, but she
reached port.
Among the missing are Lieut." J. T.
Melvin of Selma, Ala.; E. R. Gossett,
seaman, Astoria, L. I.; James Cleary,
seaman, White Plains, -, N. Y.; R.
Wesche, seaman, Brooklyn; R. W.
Riker, Brooklynv W. R. Holler, sea seaman,
man, seaman, New York;1" J. W. Brunkhardt,
seaman, Brooklyn; Luther Teaver,
seaman, New York; E. Harrison, mess
attendant Tyler, Ala! ; W. Fingerling,
Jersey City; Allen T. Edwards, Jack
son, N. C; W, F. Cause, Jamaica, L.
I.; V. E.'Harrington, Ashland, Okla.;
W. U. Surratt, NortKfork, W. Va.
And AH the Rest of the Ancient City
Now in the Hands of
the English
(Associated Press)
London, Nov. 7. The British have
captured the city of Gaza, in Pales Palestine,
tine, Palestine, the war office announces.
The new 1918 model Maxwells have
arrived in town. They are beauties.
Ask to see them.
The Maxwell-Chalmers Agency.
Tax books open November 1, 1917;
Two per cent discount if paid in No November,
vember, November, 1 per cent if paid in Decem
ber. Delinquent after March 31st,
1918. W. W. Stripling,
11-7-wed Tax Collector, Marion Co.
- W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
and oiled, was read. It was ordered
that the street be put in good repair,
but on account of the scarcity of oil
this feature cannot be complied with.
The various committees made re reports
ports reports which were read and ordered
An amendment recently offered to
the election ordinance was put on
final reading and adopted.
A communication from Mrs. Ford
H. Rogers was read and the clerk was
instructed to write Mrs. Rogers in informing
forming informing her that it was impossible to
secure oil for the purpose of oiling
streets, therefore her request that
Ocklawaha be oiled must be refused.
On motion it was ordered that
$1000 be paid the Ocala Iron Works
on account of the rock crusher erected
by the city for crwshing street mater material.
ial. material. Twenty-five dollars was placed in
the hands of the mayor to be used
for charitable purposes in cases
; where he deemed it advisable.
The matter of caring for' the water
'that flows down Main street and over over-I
I over-I flows Mrs. L. I. Marshall's property at
J the corner of May street was referred
' to the street committee.

3mi LOSES itlO'iii

Of, American Families Have Pledged
- Themselves to Aid the Food
, Administration
(Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 7. The eight
million 'mark was passed on the score
board of the family enrollment cam campaign
paign campaign at the Washington headquar headquarters
ters headquarters ofHhe food administration.
Indications are that half the peo people
ple people of the country have agreed to
support plans for food conservation.
Fuel Administration Peeved Because
- Mayors of Ohio Cities Take
Time by the Forelock
- (Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 7. TheT whole wholesale
sale wholesale confiscation of coal by Ohio may mayors
ors mayors and city officials was denounced
today by the ood administration,
which is considering taking immed immediate
iate immediate action unless the practice is dis discontinued.
continued. discontinued. Investigators have re reported
ported reported that iif some places railroad
tracks were torn up to prevent whole
trainloads of coal being moved?
For Christmas Packets for Soldiers
and Sailors
Nothing should go in them that will
not keep fresh from thetime of pack packing
ing packing until Christmas.
Dried fruits and other food prod products
ucts products should be packed in small tin or
wooden boxes, one-quarter to one-half
pound size.
Hard candy, including chocolate,
would be safe, probably, in foil or
heavy cardboard, but no soft choco chocolates
lates chocolates nor anything that could possibly
be crushed should be used, as the re remaining
maining remaining contents of the package
might be spoiled thereby.
Several dainties packed in oblong
tin boxes holding each a quarter of
a pound, will provide, a better variety
for a packet than a larger quantity
of a single confection.
No liquids nor articles packed in
glass should be placed in the pack package.
age. package. For wrapping the gifts use a
khaki-colored handkerchief, twenty twenty-seven
seven twenty-seven inches square and form the base
of the packet by placing on the center
of tlje handkerchief a pad of writing
paper about seven by ten inches.
Select a variety of articles from the
suggestions in list (or according to
individual wishes) to an amount not
exceeding $1.50 and arrange them on
the pad of paper so that the entire
package shall be the width of the pad
and approximately five or six inches
Wrap and tie with one-inch red
ribbon and place a Christmas card
under the bow of ribbon. A card bear bearing
ing bearing the greetings of the chapter
would be desirable.
Wrap the parcel again in heavy,
light brown manilla paper, tie se securely
curely securely with red, green or jnlt cord,
and use Christmas labels or Ameri American
can American flags as desired,
list of Articles Suggested for the
Christmas Packets
Khaki-colored handkerchief, twenty-seven
inches square, for container.
Envelopes, pencils, postals. Scrap Scrap-book,
book, Scrap-book, home-made, containing-a good
short story, some jokes, etc. Writ Writing
ing Writing paper pad, about 7 by 10 inches.
Book (in paper cover). Knife, such
as Boy Scouts use. Mirror, steel
neckties, mouth organ, electric torch,
mechanical puzzles, other games, to tobacco,
bacco, tobacco, pipe, pipe celaners, cigarette
papers, water-tight match box, fruit
cake, preserved ginger, saltednuts,
prunes, figs, dates, raisins, hard can candy,
dy, candy, licorice, handkerchiefs, khaki-col-



Triple Combination of the Teu Teuton,
ton, Teuton, the Lady- and the Tiger

(Associated Press)

New York, Nov. 6, 9:14 p
Judge John F. Hylan was electea
mayor of Nev York today by a plu plurality
rality plurality of more than onehundred thou thousand,
sand, thousand, and carried with him the entire
democratic ticket. Mayor Mitchel,
the fusion candidate, ran a poor sec second,
ond, second, with Morris Hillquit, socialist,
third, and William Bennett, republi republican,
can, republican, fourth.
New York, TJov. 7. The women of
New York were given unlimited suf suffrage
frage suffrage in yesterday's election by a ma ma-jorityestimated
jorityestimated ma-jorityestimated to reach 100,000. 'A
celebration in New York city will be
held by women tonight at Cooper
Union, it is announced.
New York, Nov. 7. Judge Hylan
said last night: "The result of thft
election speaks for itself. Democracy
has once more been restored to power.
I want to make it plain to the world
that there was no issue of American Americanism
ism Americanism or loyalty involved so far as I
am concerned.- There could "be none,
for I am as good anv American as any
Judge Hylan is the county judge of
Kings county. He began his career
in New York as a track layer on the
elevated railroad at a wage of one dol
lar and a half a day. He wasppoint wasppoint-ed
ed wasppoint-ed judge by Governor Glvnn in 1913
and was re-elected the following year.
Woman Suffrage Beaten and Prohibi Prohibition
tion Prohibition People Fear It Will
Remain Wet
(Associated Press)
Cincinnati, O Nov. 7 With the
presidential woman's suffrage propo proposition
sition proposition decisively beater, Ohio voters
today are still in doubt whether the
state will be dry, or wet. Figures
obtained at noon showed a majority
for the wets of 4100.
For some time we have been hear hearing
ing hearing occasional remarks to the effect
that the books of the city government
should be audited, coupled with dark
hints that dreadful things would be
discovered if they were.
So we asked a member of the coun council
cil council about it this morning, and he re replied
plied replied that it had been the intention of
the council to have said books audited
for some months. They are to be
audited before the new charter goes
in effect ,and of course it is best to
put the operation off to as near that
time -as possible, so when the new
officials go in they may be that much
surer of their ground.
In the meantime the suspicious
ones need not be afraid that any
guilty man will escape. It is impos impossible
sible impossible for any of our aldermen to go
to Germany, and that will be the only-
safe place for them if theyiave em embezzled.
bezzled. embezzled. Auditing the city's books is a
rather expensive business. It costs
six or seven hundred dollars at least,
and on one occasion it cost some hun hundreds
dreds hundreds over a thousand.
Henry Sistrunk and Miss Helen
Scott have been in charge of the
city's accounts for some years. If &
a safe bet they can tell as much about
the accounts as any expert account accountant
ant accountant and they will do so if any tax taxpayer
payer taxpayer asks them. It has been a little
over two years since the books were
audited. We don't think the council
could possibly have stolen more than
half a million in that time.
ored, compass, playing cards, Red
Cross checkerboard, chewing gumi
fruited chocolate and other sweeten sweetened
ed sweetened cakes or crackers, in original
packages, chocolate in tin foH.

Also be of Standard Size When the
Food Administration's
Plan are in Order
(Associated Press)
"Washington, Nov. 7. The railroads
today applied to the Interstate-Com-merce
Commission for authority to in increase
crease increase rates on sugar in carload lots
about 20 per cent, from eastern sea
board points and New Orleans to Hn Hn-terior
terior Hn-terior cities.
Cotton manufacturers conferring
here today with, the railway war
board and the shipping board, early
concluded that the standardized bale
was necessary to efficient handling of
the staple. An increase in coastwise
trade and more efficient load for
freight cars will be taken up this aft afternoon.
ernoon. afternoon.
Direct action to control the price
of bread and fix a kize standard for
loaves will be taken up soon by the
president in a proclamation placing
all bakers under a licensesystem ad administered
ministered administered by Food Administrator
Hoover. A considerable reduction of
prices in many localities is expected
to be the immediate result.
The sixth annual conference of
state agents supervising home dem demonstration
onstration demonstration work in the south will be begin
gin begin here Nov. 12th, the department
of agriculture announced today. There
are about 900 workers in the South.
Editor Star: Will you kindly give
the widest publicity to the necessity
of early mailing of packages intend intended
ed intended to reach our troops in France by
Christmas and the fact that such
packages must not exceed seven
pounds in weight.
The department advices me that
unless packages intended as Christ Christmas
mas Christmas presents for the troops in France
are deposited in the postoffice on or
before November 15th, it will not be
possible for them to reach destina destina-tion
tion destina-tion by Christmas.
The department further advise3
that on account of the postal regu regulations
lations regulations in France, packages weighing
more than seven pounds can not be
forwarded by maiL
If you will give these facts wide
publicity it will doubtless be appre appreciated
ciated appreciated by your many patrons.
James R. Boyd,
Chief Clerk; R. M. S.
November 6-10 West Florida Fair
at Marianna.
November 12-17 Escambia Coun County
ty County Fair, at Molino.
I November 13-17 Suwanee County
KFair at Live Oak-
November 21-23 Orange Springs
Fair at Orange Springs.
November 20-23 Alachua County
Fair, at Gainesville.
November 27-30 Marion County
Fair, at Ocala.
December 4-8 Jacksonville Poul Poultry
try Poultry Show.
County School Fair, at.Tavares.
A human life may depend upon the
accuracy and promptness with which
a prescription is looked after. Both
are features at the Court Pharmacy.
Cheapeake Bay Oysters rejeeived
daily r.t the Delicatessen Shop, Ocala
House block. 17-tf



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Board of Trade meets Friday night.
Be there.
Don't forcet this is clean-ut) week
in Ocala. Do your bit, if its only
sweeping' off your doorstep.
We'd be glad to use fish" instead of
meat if they would feed us a fat,
crisply cooked mullet every day.
The Daytona Daily Journal has. re resumed
sumed resumed publication for the winter.. Jt
is bigger and more newsy than ever.
Adopting drastic measures to end
the labor controversy in the west, th
shipping board announced a scale of
wages and ordered the employers and
employes to abide by it. i
The Italian navy has been intense
ly-active in the Gulf of Trieste, and
many experts believe the sea front
will prove the decisive factor in the
Teuton campaign against tlaly.
If all the schools in the United
States were as jnuch interested in
food conservation as the Ocala
schools, the effect on the nation would
be felt to a considerable extent.
The Germanshave torpedoed three
of our destroyers and have at last
succeeded in sinking one. This shows
our destroyers are going where the
submarines are. AH honor to the
brave men of the Alcedo. Their
names are added to the long .list of
America s naval heroes.
According to a special cable dis
patch from London the gigantic bat
tie impending in Italy on the Vene Venetian
tian Venetian plain is expected to rival Water
loo in importance, and military critics
are agreed-that if the Teutons lose
it would be the greatest disaster of
the war for the kaisers', forces, and
if they win it would not be a vital
blow to Italy., and would not affect thb
outcome of the war.
Says the Arcadia News: "The edi editor
tor editor of this paper acknowledges with
thanks an invitation with certain
other courtesies to attend the tenth
annual Marion County Fair at Ocala,
November 27, 28, 29 and 30. Ocala
is one of our best Florida, cities is
located in one of our very best farm
ing and stockraising sections and no
doubt will have a fair, that will be an
honor to the county. We hope many
Americans will attend and catch the
fair spirit. They do great good."
ity; Aan-eiana leiegram appro appropriately
priately appropriately sizes up as follows the, decis decision
ion decision of Gov. Catts to keep the guns for
the home guards at Tallahassee: "As
soon as there is a riot alarm turned
in down here.. Company B, home
guards is going to sit right down and
take its pen in hand and, hoping these
few lines will find him the same, in indite
dite indite an "epistle to Governor Catts, in informing
forming informing hinr that it has. occasion to

use those guns Congressman Dran
secured, and won't he please forward
same by first convenient freight? We
ought to have the guns down here in
two or three weeks, which will give
us plenty of time tp insure that we
do not use them hastily or without
thoughtful consideration."
The Star is sorry John F. Mitchel
has been defeated for mayor of New
York, but it expected no less. It was.
New York's year to fall from grace,
and fall she did. New York is like
an incurable drunkard. She is soak soaked
ed soaked thru and thru with Tammany, and
about every three years the poison
makes her so sick that she takes
Keely cure by putting in a reform ad administration.
ministration. administration. No sooner are the new
officials in place than New York be begins
gins begins to yearn for more Tammany.
Hylan was the Tammany candidate
and added to the strength of that

powerful organization was the great greater
er greater proportion of the disloyal vote. The
pro-German element supported him
and so did that bunch of fanatics who
hate England in spite of the fact that
Englishmen and Americans are fight fighting
ing fighting side by side with the common foe.
It is probable that a good many so socialists,
cialists, socialists, realizing that Hilquitt stood
little chance of election, cast their
votes for Hylan. We do not think,
however, that these disloyal, elements
will receive much comfort from Hy
lan, or rather from Charlie Murphy,
who is -Hylan's- boss. It is probable
that whatever they may do in city
affairs they will give the government
loyal support, tho' not as efficient as
would have been given by Mitchel. lt
is noticeable that a large vote for
Hylan was cast among the New York
city troops in the training camps, and
that is a mighty good indication that
the backbone of his support expects
him to uphold, the hands of the gov government.
ernment. government. It is also exceedingly un
likely that the government would
stand for much f oolishness from any
city administration of America's
largest seaport, So while the defeat,
of Mitcher"is 'bad from a national
standpoint, it is not near as discour discouraging
aging discouraging as it would have been had Hill Hill-quit
quit Hill-quit been his successful competitor.
Says the St. Petersburg Times:
Our good sister county of Marion an announces
nounces announces that her annual fair will-be
held at Ocala November 27, 28,-29
and 30. Mrs. A. Tweedy sends the
Daily Times editor a complimentary
ticket with the following comment:
"One of the penalties that you must
pay for being an editor is that of hav having
ing having a complimentary ticket to the
Marion County Fair thrust upon you
each. year. We trust that you will
be brotherly and forgive the secre
tary for inflicting this ticket upon
you, by coming and using same to
good advantage. We have been asked
many times if we're really going to
have a fair this falL Well, we cer
tainly are, and the "biggest one" that
we ever ha ve'had. They are having
a fair in Germany and an immense
fair at that, and it would be coward
ly; indeed for us to rest on our oars
here in the United States when the
farmer needs the inspiration of: the
fair mores than ever before.
it is reported tnat lierman. spieb
may he expected to get m their dead
ly work in ,the factories in which are
to be made the airplanes from which
this-country and its allies expect so
much. Great Britain is building air
planes and. other instruments of war,
without interference of spies. A few
weeks after the war broke out, Great
Britain adopted the policy of shoot shooting
ing shooting spies wherever found without any
more formality than a drumhead
trial. Whenever our government has
the nerve' and good sense to do the
same thing, spies will depart from
among us. If it doesn't, the trouble
will go on until the people arise- in
their wrath and not only spies but
many innocent men will be killed. It
is all right for our government to follow-the
J people in time of peace, but
it is its business to lead in time of
The editor of this paper has receiv
ed a pass to the tenth annual Marion
County Fair to be held at Ocala Nov.
27-30 inclusive and regrets very much
that he will not be able to use the
ticket. The fair at Ocala is always a
good one and is worth traveling a
long way to attend but this is the
busy season in St. Petersburg and an
editor must stick to the desk. St. Pe Petersburg
tersburg Petersburg Independent.
Sorry the industrious editor of the
Independent, who by the way, is the
commander-in-chief of the Pinellas
home guard army, can't be with us.
We have no troops for him to review,
but we could take him around and
show him what fine material we have
for a vigilance committee.
. A fussy old gentleman with-a. dis disproportionate
proportionate disproportionate capacity -for asking
questions was in one of our dry goods
stores the other day, and while there
began quizzing one of the clerks, a
competent and well-posted young
lady, about what was the best invest investment
ment investment to make in wedding presents.
She gave him some good advice, and
with it the rather startling, to him,
information that married couples gen generally
erally generally disposed of their superfluous
wedding presents by giving them to
later married couples. The old man
left, saying he guessed that in future
he would present his young friends
who contemplated committing matri matri-money
money matri-money with perishables.
The other day, we noticed a lady
kiss her husband very affectionately
just before he climbed on a train, and
supposing of course be was going on

a long journey were ioipriaap to una
his ticket only extended to Reddkk.

We dott't think a lady should kis3 her
husband goodby unless ha'is going at
least as far as Jacksonville. When
some husbands go to Jacksonville, it
would be a good idea for their wives
to kiss them quite a number of times
before they leave home.
The little bunch of Americans cut
off from their supports on the west western
ern western front Saturday morning, and
either killed or captured, put up a
game fight. They had to be fairly
smothered by an overwhelming force
of Teutons and they made many red
marks on the foe. When you hear a
man or woman say anything that
sounds like disloyalty to America, re remember
member remember that our Marion county boys
wjll be on that same line in a few
Here's another bouquet for our fair
secretary. The Sanford Herald says:
"Mrs. A. Tweedy, secretary of the
Marion County Fair, is there with the
big mitt when it comes to advertising
the fair. She takes her typewriter in
her lap and writes us that since the
war is on and Germany is holding a
big fair this year we should worry
and stay at home no indeed we
should strafe the kaiser by all attend attending
ing attending the Marion County ,Fair and show
him that we do not care a well, a
picayune whether he is on earth or
not. All of which is good logic.
Nothing should stop our county fairs
and especially one that has Mrs.
Tweedy, for secretary." ..
See Silver Springs through the
glass-bottomed boat. Scenery not to
be nad m any other part of the Unit
ed States Largest flowing and most
beautiful springs in the world, some
thing that can't be described or ex
aggerated; re's! geisers und?r water,
the Blue Grotto, Bridal Chamber,
Florida Snow Storm, Ladies' Parlor
and other beautiful spots too numer numerous
ous numerous to mention 'Price, $1 and $1.50;
children under 12 years of age half
fare. If dissatisfied, money refunded.
C CEd.) Cannichael,
Owner and Manager.
Heavier Clothes,
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A French physiologist described man as a w digestive tube with arrangements for locomotion and guidance."
It is, commonly said that most people w dig their graves .with their teeth." The disastrous effects of constipation
have always been well known. It is easily understood how serious are the troubles which are caused by

stagnation of decayed matter in the large intestines
poison reabsorbed and taken into the circulation this
is called auto-intoxicatipn. It is apparent, there therefore,,
fore,, therefore,, that the first necessity is to cleanse the intestines
The best method for cleansing the whole
intestinal tract and urging the liver into activity is
to take as much outdoor exercise as possible, -drink
hot water before meals,and take a pleasant, laxative,
vegetable pill occasionally. Such a one is made up
of May-apple, leaves of aloe, root of jalap; made
into a sugar-coated pill that gives tone to the bowels.
This was first made nearly fifty years ago, and sold by
almost all druggists as Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets.
Such simple means will prevent auto-intoxication.
People are realizing that the kidneys, just
as do the bowels, need to be flushed occasion-
ally The kidneys are an eliminative organ and

I are constantly working, separating the poisons from, the blood. Uric -acid backs up into the system, causing
rheumatism, neuralgia, dropsy and many other serious disturbances.
This can be avoided by stimulating the kidneys' to increased action, and because of its tonic effect
on these organs I would advise any one to purchase Anuric (double or triple strength), which is to be had
nowadays) at almost any drug store, and take it three times a day. Also drink hot water before meals.


Belleview, Nov. 7. Leo Hames
pent a day or so over at Mr. J. A.
Hightower's place on Lake George
ast week, and says it is a fine place.
Plenty of fish, good hog range and
fine farming land.
Mr. Earl Davenport has returned
from Jacksonville, where he sold &
car of hogs. -
The boys cut pranks last Wednes
day night in the usual manner. Their
most distinguished feat was to place
Mr. O. M. Gale's delivery wagon
astride the ridge of his store build
Alex Warnack is furnishing the
town with iresn nsn twice a weeK
rom his stand in the rear of thb
Masonic temple.
Mrs. Reynolds came in from Ohio
on the limited last Friday afternoon.
Mr. W. T. Hall shipped a big bunch
of long staple cotton to Ocala last
Friday afternoon, and sold it for
a good price.
The street lighting plant was in
operation Saturday night, affording
light to those who were out.
Col. and Mrs. W. C. Doolittle came
in from Short Beach, Conn., last aSt aSt-urday.
urday. aSt-urday. Miss Reed accompanied Them.
Patrons of the postofSce seem to be
accommodating themselves to the
new 3-cent postage rate nicely. Very
little friction occurs. Several parties
plastered one-cent stamps over the
embossed stamp on their postal cards,
showing only one cent face value for
cancellation, notwithstanding they had
paid one cent for the card and one
cent for a stamp. Another stamp had
to be placed on ... the cards to make
them mailable, as two" cents must
show for cancellation.
Miss Smith, who recently came here
from Montana, Miss Minnie Tremere,
Frank Gale and Winters Hames in indulged
dulged indulged in the old time recreation of
taking a long ride in the saddle last
Sunday afternoon. Santos, Shady,
Summerfield and home made a nice
twenty odd mile jaunt. The party vis visited
ited visited Green Franklin and Eichelberger
caves on their way around.
Mrs. J. N. Shedd circulated the food
conservation cards and secured the
signatures of practically every house housewife
wife housewife in Belleview who were made
aware of the vast import of this move
on the part of the government.
Effective Dec. 1, 1917, on every par parcel
cel parcel post package on which the postage
is 25 cents or over it will be neces
sary to affix or stick a one-cent in internal
ternal internal revenue stamp for each and
every 25 cents in postage and multi multiple
ple multiple thereof. Ordinary stamps will not
be accepted.
Miss G. M. Turner is slightly indis indisposed
posed indisposed with a nervous attack,' neces necessitating
sitating necessitating the services of a physician.
Under the new ruling of the post post-office
office post-office department, if your friends and
correspondents fail to place sufficient
postage on your letter and it comes
through to the office of delivery, it is
up to the addressee or receiver of the
letter to pay the deficient postage be before
fore before you can receive the letter. No
use in bothering the postmaster about
the ethics of the case or the whys and
You can buy your bread, pies,
cakes, buns, etc., cheaper from us
than you can bake them yourself.
Carter's Bakery. tf
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Plenty of Ocala Readers Have This
You tax the kidneysoverwork
them ;
They can't keep up the continual
The back may give out it may
ache and pain;
Bladder trouble may set inr-
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 stoopea, a
catch shot across my loins. My feet

and ankles were swollen and the nesn
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. Dont
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
cured- Mrs. Holly.- Foster-Milburn
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Why not pay a small amount each
month and see it go into
I have a number of houses you can
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Ocala, Fla.

To Mother
Nothing to worry for, Mother,
Tho' we're leagues and leagues

j Your presence seems to cheer me,

1 nave you in my nearc
Nothing to worry for, Mother,
Tho' I'm so far away.
You know me all shall meet again
Some sweet, happy, golden day.
Nothing to worry for, Mother,
Tho' I'm on the battlefield.
For thoughts of thy pure life, dearest
Shall be my safest shield.

Nothing to worry for, Mother, -Tho'
I'm in the thick of the fray.
We know that peace shall reign again
Some sweet, happy, golden day.
Don't worry for me, Mother, ;
I'm just across the sea.
! And when this good war is over
i I will sure return to thee.
Don't worry for me, Mother,

Just watch and wait and pray.
We know that God will answer
In His own wise loving way.
Private Whit Parkin.
Canadian Forces, France.
Notice O. E. S.
The regular meeting of Ocala chap chapter
ter chapter No. 29, O. E. S., will be held
Thursday night at 7:30 o'clock. t
Red Cross Party Friday Afternoon
Marion County Chapter, American

Red Cross, has io send 250 Christmas

i. packages out of the million that go j
i to our soldiers and sailors. The mon-!
j-ey for this purpose must be raised-

this week, as the packages must Dt

i sent on the 15th. j

A Red Cross party and dance will
be given on Friday to raise the mone
to purchase the packages. j

The Woman's Club building has
been given free for this purpose.
The card party will begin at three
o'clock.. Twenty-five cents apiece will
be charged. No refreshments will be
served but prizes given.

Prices of admission to the dance in

the evening will be twenty-five cents
apiece, and fifty cents a couple. It
is hoped this will be the largest card

party ever given in Ocala, and every
one is not only asked, but it begged
to attend and assist the Red Cross

in their work of making pur soldiers
and sailors happy at Christmas time.
Any one desiring to engage one or
more tables may do so by communi communicating
cating communicating with the chairman of the gen general
eral general supply committee or the mem members
bers members of same: Mrs. E. A. Osborne,
Mrs. Harry Walters, Mrs. B. T. Per Perdue,
due, Perdue, Miss Frances Tarver and Miss
Adele Bittinger.

Mr. D. W. Davis is expected home

(today from a five days business trip

i to Carrabelle.

Mr. and Mrs. Beard and family
have moved into one of Mrs. C. V.
Roberts' cottages.
Mr. and Mrs. Holloway and children
moved last week into one of Mr
Duebel's cottages.
Any one who wishes to help the Red
Cross in a little way may greatly do
so by donating a little prize for the
Red Cross card party on Friday.
Send all prize donations for Red
Cross party to chairman or members
of the general supply committee,
seen under card party notice.

Mr. and Mrs. George Woods and
family have moved into the house on
East Eighth street formerly occupied
by Mr. and Mrs. Davis and family.
The Sanf ord ladies are also plan planning
ning planning a bridge party next Tuesday to
raise funds for the Christmas pack

ets. They" call their party "World

War Bridge."
The names of Charlottle and Lam

bert Stihan were accidentally omitted

yesterday from the list of guests at

Master Joseph Brinkley's birthday

party Monday afternoon-

Mr. and Mrs. Z. C. Chambliss of
Ocala, Mr. Knight of St. Petersburg,
and Rev. Wm. H. Crouse spent Sat Saturday
urday Saturday night here as the guests of Mr.

and Mrs. L. J. Simms. Plant City


Mr. Olaf Zewadski, who has been

in the aviation corns, stationed at

Fort Sill, Oklahoma, has received or

ders to report in New York. Mr. W.
K. Zewadski received a telegram con

taining the above news yesterday aft

The Miami to Tampa motorcade

has been postponed again, until early

December. Members of the Miami

Woman's Club will motor to Tampa

Nov. 16th and will be accompanied

by a delegation from the Miami
Motor Club. However, the official
Tampa trip will not be made until
after the Atlantic Deeper Waterways

convention, which convenes in Miami,

Nov. 27th.

The Red Cross committee of the

Woman's Club are going to com
mence this week to solicit small mon

ey contributions from the, club mem-

which will add to their cheer and
happiness at that dear Christmas
Notice to Members of the Friday Sur Surgical
gical Surgical Dressing Class
Mrs. D. C. Stiles' surgical dressing

class will be held on Thursday after afternoon
noon afternoon at 2:30 this week, instead of the
regular day.
The change was made in order that
all members may attend the Red
Cross card party on Friday.
Of Interest to Women
An account of a "correct" war time
wedding of fashionable people in Tor Toronto,
onto, Toronto, Canada, contained many inter interesting
esting interesting fashion and other ideas.
Churches now have service flags,
with a star for every member of

the congregation who is in the ser-

following description of her costume
for the benefit of fashion lovers:
"On the arm of her brother, Lieut.
R. C. D came the stately bride in
her long trailing draperies of lovely
white crepe de chene with a deep deep-shaped
shaped deep-shaped flounce of Carrickmacross lace
which fell in graceful folds at the
side. The collar was high and of
Carrickmaeross lace, the neck of the
gown being cut square back and
front. Her long court train was lined
with palest pink crepe. An exquisite
veil of lace which fell to the chin in
front and wown the long train at the
back, hung from' a Russian coronet
of white heather and string of pearls
and the bridegroom's gift, a wrist
watch. Her bouquet was of Ophelia
roses. Her shoes, very smart white
satin ones with beautiful paste buckles."

The groom, who is a Lieutenant R.

vice and after the wedding, the bridal j C. D was formerly with the Canad-

trnrty passed through the church and I ian Mounted Rifles, and has been

down the front steps through a long

arch of crossed swords held by the
men of the R. C. D. Then the church
service flag was thrown out, and it
contained 162 stars.
In spite of the otherwise war-time
simplicity, there were silver printed
copies of the service in the pews.
Before the bride and bridegroom
left the altar rail, a verse of the na national
tional national anthem was sung, in which the
congregation, joined.
The two bridesmaids wore charm charming
ing charming satin frocks, trimmed with pale
pink satin and sable. They wore
small black-hats with upstanding
tulle, silver slippers and in place of
the usual flowers, carried sable muffs.
The neck of the bride's dress was
cut low, but above was a lace collar.
Also her train was "different," as it
was lined with pink. We clip the

home a year from France, where he
received severe injuries. He and the
bride's brother, a lieutenant R. C. D.,
each lost an arm in the service.
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Have your prescriptions filled at the
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oe certain that they are compounded
of the best drugs, the utmost care and
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There is bread and bread, but the
best bread to eat is the famous But Butternut
ternut Butternut bread, made at Carter's Bak Bakery,
ery, Bakery, and on sale at retail grocers, tf

Chesapeake Bay Oysters received
daily at the Delicatessen Shop, Ocaja
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Canned Meats, etc., Sauer Kraut
and Viennas. Lamb Tongue, Frank Frankfurter
furter Frankfurter style Bratwurst, Corn Beef,
Roast Beef, Luncheon or Vienna Sau Sausage,
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Gerig's by registered pharmacists, tf i bers to give toward the purchasing of

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Mr. C. A. Tremere
was in town today.
of Belleview
Vick's Salve 25c. Anti-Monopoly, tf
Mr. E. K. Nelson and son Edwin of
Tampa were in town last night.
Mr.'F. J. Burden, who has been on
list the last two weeks, is
somewhat better.
After several days of sickness, Dr.
Walter Hood is out and smiling on his
many friends again.
Messrs. John Rogers and P- W.
Tompkins have formed an alliance to
ii t '- i i a i:,.'
sen nurses anu uiuies at luuipiujjo
The greatest human care and the
highest human intelligence ought to
go into the filling of "every prescrip-
tir-n. This describes. our service. The
Court Pharmacy. 17-tf
Mclver & MacKay have just ship shipped
ped shipped four big Studebaker wagons to
Jacksonville for the use of people
who could not find what they wanted
in that city.
Syrup bottle corks. Anti-Monopoly
Mr. R. C. Camp has received a tele
gram from Washington authorizing!
him to report for duty in the Zdrd En Engineer
gineer Engineer regiment, now at a northern
training camp. The telegram did not
state what Mr. Camp's luties are to
be, and he has wired for further m
formation. He may or may not leave
A. full assortment of the famous
PAKRO Seedtape. Just the thing for
.e small fall garden. Ocala Seed
.cto tf
The Star's remark yesterday, thai
our young men in the second series
of training camps might soon be ex expected,
pected, expected, home, was misunderstood by
many to mean the members of Com
pany A. It referred to the young men
in the officers' training camps. In
dividual members of Company A, may
return on furlough, but the company
will not come home until the war is
Messrs. J. L. Johnson of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, resident manager, and Mr. J. L.
Evans, traveling representative of
the United States Tire and Rubber
Co., were in town today calling on
the trade. These gentlemen gave the
information that their company, the
largest tire and rubber company in
the world, has 1514 of its employees
now serving in the army, the company
having tendered the government the
services of its men and plants and
that number volunteered. The com company
pany company bought two and a half million
dollars worth of Liberty Bonds and
its employees another million dollars
worth. '.'-.' ... ;
Many of our people will be sorr
to learn that John Needham, the clev clever
er clever young auto man, will go with his
two swift, and comfortable cars to
Macon. Business is rushing there and
is slack here, and Johnny like all the
rest of us is bound to go where he can
corral the coin. John will drive one
of his cars and take Earl McRae to
drive the other. With them will go
H. D. "Nelson, the clever night pilot
, of the Harringtoff Cafe, who will re remain
main remain in Macon until the Daylight Line
begins running boats Dec. 31. John
and his party will leave for Macon
Saturday and will gladly take mes messages
sages messages an.d small parcels to the boys of
Company A from their friends here.
Of Animals Impounded
To Whom It Mav Concern:
This is to certify that I have this
day placed in the city, pound the fol following
lowing following described animals, which have
Deen iound running at large withih
tne corporate limits of the city of
Ocala, contrary to the ordinances of
sam city: une Diack cow anoone black
calf, marked crop, two splits one ear,
unaersquare other, brand (2): calf
unmarked. v N
Tljeowners thereof, or their agents
and all whom iVmay concern, are,
hereby notified that if the animals are
not claimed and all expenses of tak
ing and impounding thereof are not
naid Within thrPA Aarra frn ,J4-
hereof to-wit: On the 10th day of
November, 1917, I will. sell the same
to the highest and best bidder said
sale to take place between the hours
of 11 a. m. and 3 p. m. on said day at
the city pound in Ocala, Florida.
R. L. Carter, :
a tt Marsnal City of Ocala.
- A. Holloway, Impounder. It
' Marion-Dunn Lodge .No.. 19, F. &
A. M, meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month ai
b o'clock, until further notice.
J-ke Brown, Secretary.
.i ii. Mr Weathers, W. M.
Miriam F.ebekah Lodge No. 15
meet3 the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fel--
- Fel-- lows' hall at 7:30' o'clock.
Emma C. Burnett, N. G.
Irraa Brigance, Secretary. ;
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Temperature, Which Is Merely Matter
of Vibration of Molecules, Mysteri
' ous Force of Nature.
Heat Is so common that most of us
never give it a thought except to com
plain of It In summer and coax It In
winter. And yet heat is one of the
most difficult things In nature to un
derstand.,. It is as mysterious as elec
tricity, says the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Heat Is not a substance. It is mere
ly the vibration of the molecules com composing
posing composing the material heated. Every
material Is made up of molecules, and
each molecule Is composed of atoms.
Molecules of matter are held together
by a force called "cohesion."
At absolute zero, colder yet than
liquid air, or minus 270 degrees, all
molecules are at rest. As the tem
perature rises the molecules begin to
move to and fro. The higher the tem temperature
perature temperature Is raised the further and fast faster
er faster swing the molecules.
Heat Is produced by combustion 1

of fire, by friction, such as rubbing did story by Hamlin Garland. The
a coin on the sleeve; by electricity In leading roles are taken by Edith
the electric furnace, by chemical action Storey and Antonio Moreno. The en en-and
and en-and otherwise. No matter how heat tire six reels furnish excellent enter enter-Is
Is enter-Is produced its effect Is always the tainment. They are clean, wholesome,
same. ; stirring and simply compelling, and
The molecules of a bar of Iron are the actors grasped the idea of the
at rest at 459 degrees below zero, present day American Indian. This
As .the temperature, rises they begin picture has been said to far exceed
to oscillate. As more and more heat many so-called special features.
Is applied they swing further and fur-
ther apart, until finally they begin to Mr. Heron Todd's friends will be

roll one over another. Then the iron
is melted and runs like water. If
still more heat be applied the iron
win be diffused into gases and dis dissipated
sipated dissipated In the air.
Apply heat to water and it forms
a gas called steam and is easily dis dissipated
sipated dissipated In the air. Lower the tem temperature
perature temperature to 82 degrees and the mole
cules slow up and pack close to- J
gether. forming ice.
Heat Is closely related, to light.
Both travel' through? the ether In a
wave motion. ; All light rays carry
some heat. This explains how the
sun suDDlles us with both heat and
light. ""
Molecules are so minute that there
are about one sextllllon of them In

a cubic Inch of air. These at freez-J S on -to the meeting of the South Southing
ing Southing temDerature oscillate back and em Medical Convention at Memphis

forth at the rate of 1,470 a feet a sec- j
ond. The average length of their
rjath between oscillations is about
one two-hundred and seventy-seven
thousandth of an Inch. Each comes
Into collision with its fellows about
5,000,000 times a second.
Odd Custom of the BagobosT
, Among the curious customs of the
Philippine islands one of the most pe peculiar
culiar peculiar Is that of "beautifying" ,th
teeth by filing and blackening them,
which prevails among the Bagobos 'oi
Mindanao, says Popular Mechanics.
Both boys and girls of this tribe un
dergo the filing- process before mar-
riage, and this usually" -occurs while
they are still very young. The youth
who is to be thus decorated sits on tha
ground beside the native dentist, grip gripping
ping gripping between his teeth a stick of wood
to keep his muth open- The dentist
then files each tooth down to a stump
or else he cuts or breaks each to a
point, as preferred by the beauty-seeking
patient. All that is left of the teeth
is blackened by a powder secured from J
a certain native tree.
Submarine Earthauake.
The biggest waves In the world are
termed bv scientists earthauakes. soli-
tary ocean and cyclone storm waves, a
writer In the Boston Post says. Of
these abnormal waves the biggest are
those caused by submarine earth
quakes. Some people who have seen
these tremendous walls of water have
estimated their height to be as much
as 210 feet, but It seems probable that
this is an exaggeration. Probably
earthquake waves do not ever reach a
height of more than 80 feet. A big sub submarine
marine submarine earthquake draws the ocean
water away from the land for a long
distance. Then the mighty wave comes
smashing shoreward, probably the
most terrific engine of destruction
loosened by nature, destroying every everything
thing everything In its path.
Cat Is Ancient Animal.
The cat hasan ancient history. Tra Tradition
dition Tradition has it that the creature ap
peared In Egypt about 1500 B. C, and
being, highly regarded there as a Are-1
side Sphinx, snuggled down near the
seats of the mighty and made himself
very much -at home. Mummy casts!
are found in the pyramids. The first
cat is believed to have been of Afrl-
can origin.'' Travelers from Greece
seeing the cats so comfortably; en-
sconced In Egypt saw to It that some
of them were brotrght to Athens, and
from the ancient seat of culture the
cat Is supposed to have spread over.
Europe. Tne animal in isurope was
adopted by man as a pet about the
mnin century. V
Something Coming to Willie.
His Sisters Beau-Wlllie, you ought
to go to school every day. Then yon
will grow up to be a wise man.
Willie Huh, I guess the law wont
let me know too much.
EL S. B. Why, my boy, what has the
law to do with It?
Willie Well, something, I guess,
'cause father says you don't know any
more than the law allows.
: .-
The Average Citizen.
"A man ought to attend to his own
Tt can't be done," answered .air.
Crosslots. "Every time a strike is
threatened people who don't know me
get together and decide -whether- 7
shaJTbe able to ride"lo worIC""

(MA 11 IB

(Continued from Third Pagej
U. D. C. Meeting
The regular monthly meeting of
Dickison Chapter, U. D. C, will be
held Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock at
the home of Mrs. James Engesser."
The members are requested to be
Rummage Sale
Any one having any rummage to
donate is requested to leave it at the
old Teapot Grocery store room Thurs Thursday,
day, Thursday, or phone "Rummage," and the
same will be called for. The sale will
be given for the benefit of the Meth Methodist
odist Methodist church and will begin Friday,
Nov. 9th and end Monday, Nov. 12th.
Six Reel Vita graph at the Temple
'The Captain of the Grey Horse
Troop" is a visualation of that splen-
interested to near ne is spendmg a
few days at Lake Charles,' La.
Dr. and Mrs. Hary Walters, who
went to Jacksonville yesterday aft
ernoon, are expected home tonight.
Many friends and acquaintances
iregret to hear that Major L. T. Tzlar
continues very low.
Tne patriotic boarders at Mrs.
Arms' homelike boardinghouse have
petitioned her to have one meatless
ana one wneatiess cay a weeK.
Dr. and Mrs., E. Van Hood leave in
the morning in their car for Atlanta,
Arriving in that city, the doctor will
Mrs- Hood w11 remain in Atlanta and
attend the Billy Sunday meetings un-
til his return."
: "My Optician"
I especially offer my services to the
people, of Central Florida, and invite
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg..
FOUND Automobile tail light and
license number. Owner can have
same by calling at the Star office and
paying for this advertisement. 3t
FOR SALE Five acres of good land
with two and a half miles of court
house; buildings, good well, fruit in
season; norse, buggy, narness. ?Z5U
cash, or terms. iMrs.J. H. Tweedle,
Geenral Delivery, Ocala. 8-6t
FOR SALE Four mules and two
two-horse wagons; cas hor time. Ap
ply-, to W. B. Coggins, Weirsdale,
Fla. ll-6-2t
LOST A. silver pocketbook with the
initials J. C. A.
contained $9 in
to Star office and
3-tf ;
money. Re turn
receive reward.
FOR RENT Seven-room two-story
esidence; good neighborhood, all
conveniences. Apply H, V. stokes. 6t
WANTED Old False Teeth. Don't
matter if broken. I pay $2 to $15
per set. Send by parcel post and re
ceive check by return mail. L. Mazer,
2007 S. Fifth St., Philadelphia, Pa. 18t
WANTED Men's second hand shoes.
You H be surprised at the amount of
I real money you can get for them. A.
J Slott, one door east of 10. store,
Ocala, Fla. 29-18t
FOR SALE A,., dandy little farm
i miles north of courthouse: 20
acres, all under fence; nice Louse -and
J good bearing grape vines. $1,500
cash. Address "W. JT-" care Ocala
J Star. 23-lm
FOR SALE Mv new home in Dunn's
Highland Park addition. Fine location,
I near both schools? fruit trees, straw
berries and garden. House thoioughly
9 9
I screened: city water, telephone. J. E.
Frampton, 1109 E. 5th St., Ocala, Fla.
Phone 185-G.
tiuubii J? UK KENT Jjocatea on
Watula street, north of the Presby
terian church. A first class property.
Apply to Dr. J. W. Hood. 26-tf
FOR SALE Nico lot 70 x 112 in sec
ond ward also nice residence lot at
$200. W. W. Condon. 21-tf
J FALSE TEETH We pay as high as
$17.l0 per set for old "false teeth, no
matter if broken; also gold crowns,
bridgework. Mail to Berner's False
Teeth Specialty, 22 Third St., Trop,
N. Yy-and- receive- cash by return
"'mail."" "lm


(New York Herald)
There are some very lovely
vases in the studio of Mr. Leon Dabo,
one of New York's best known artists,
hut when one seeks to express ad
miration for them Mr. Dabo refuses J
frt K interested. As a member of thei
American Financial Mission thei
painter has just returned to this
country after several months passed
in investigating many phases of the
war situation in France and England.
1 couldn't touch a picture now,"
he said to me a few days after his ar
rival at home, "not after what I have
seen of the horrors of war. It is noi
a time for oils and palette and easel.
Those horrors must be dimmer in my
mind than they are now before I can
paint again."
Mr. Dabo acted as interpreter for
the commission. He had passed years
in France and is familiar not only
with French and other modern lan languages
guages languages but with the dialects and with
the Flemish and Walloon patois. Ex Extraordinary
traordinary Extraordinary opportunities, were af
forded to the mission to gather infor
mation at first hand, and its members
were expressly instructed to free
their minds of all that they had read
or heard of conditions and to make
their observations on their own ac ac-count.
count. ac-count. "You ask me what I saw over there
that impressed me -most sharply," he
said. "I will tell you. It was the hos hos-pitals
pitals hos-pitals the hospitals filled with the
refugees from the devastated dis districts.
tricts. districts. "I speak of the devastated districts
of France we did not go to Belgium.
Especially there were the girls in the
hospitals. French girls, nine years of
age and older, who had been the vic victims
tims victims of Prussian soldiers, dragged
through the most unspeakable hor horrors
rors horrors and many of them driven insane
by the treatment they had received.
I remember one girl, fifteen years of
age, who was raving mad. Her body
was in a horrible condition arid she
was soon to become a mother. This
was in a hospital at Nancy. There
were many girls in little better condi condition.
tion. condition. Perhaps it is not generally
known J;hat twenty-one per cent of
the girls who have been subjected to
these tortures at the hands of the
Huns have been driven insane by it.
"At Gerbevilliers, about eleven
miles from Nancy, Prussian soldiers
took a girl sixteen years of age, car carriedher
riedher carriedher to the town square and after
they had attacked her trussed her up
to the. limb of a tree, poured gasoline
on her and set her on fire. This was
done in the presence of the aged peo
ple of the village. None of the men
of the town remained, as they had all
been taken for the war. In the same
village the Huns took a blacksmith
nearly eighty years of age, a white
haired man, and placing his hands on
his own anvil crushed them into pulp.
These two persons were brought to
the same hospital
"The young girls of the devastated
districts they took to the trenches, but
no women escape them. Even aged
women were attacked. Perhaps you
don't know that the Lord Bryce re report,
port, report, which created so. much horror,
was expurgated. Awful as were the
revelations of the expurgated edition,
they were still more awful things sup suppressed.
pressed. suppressed. The unexpurgated edition
can be had by applying to Lord
Bryce, who will send it to those who
can justify their claims to possessing
it that is, to those vho can make
valuable use of its contents.
"They took pictures, hangings,
I clothing everything which it was
possible to transport and which jus justified
tified justified the expense of transportation
to Germany. .-And what they could
not transport they destroyed with un
speakable filth. Perhaps you have
seen that phrase in the newspapers.
It covers the most horrible things."
"How do you account for this ruth
"I belieye the whole nation has gone
mad and the officers are the maddest
of all. Everything is done under
direction. The Prussian soldier does
nothing without orders. He does not
even light a cigarette or eat without
permission. When it camg. to ruining
the country every fifth man was sup supplied
plied supplied with a torch for setting fire to
"It is this sort of madness: These
men really believe, according to the
Prussian system of education, tct
there is only one God and he is Ger
man. 1 hey believe that all nations
but Germany have become so degen degenerate
erate degenerate that God has delegated the Ger
man kaiser to wipe them out and
seize their lands for the good Chris-
tian German people. Thus they be
lieve that the French and English
must be killed off and that all brutal brutalities
ities brutalities to this end are justifiable.
"Therefore without any qualms
whatever they have done their best
to ruin France. They have destroyea
that lovely country, They-have not
left a tree standing, not one stone
upon another, nor a piece of furniture,
nor a picture, nor a church, nor a bit
of farm land that they could get their
hands on. They have mangled and
ruined and burned and tortured sys systematically.
tematically. systematically. They have brutally at attacked
tacked attacked tiny girls of five and six years,
and they have mutilated the boy chil children
dren children of France.
"But although they are mad along
this one line the wiping out of all
other nations to make way for Ger Germany
many Germany the American people must not
think that they are apparently blood bloodthirsty
thirsty bloodthirsty men who run wild-eyed thru
the towns. When they come into the
prison camps these soldiers are quiet
and obedient." They work well. They
are. -mild --eyed-stolid. creature,- very

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ity whom we see here in this coun country.
try. country. These very men who attack
children and subject them to horrible
tortures are frequently models hus husbands
bands husbands and jtathers. They write faith faithfully
fully faithfully -to their families at homeland
toward all their own people they ap appear
pear appear to be kindly and responsible.
But quite beyond the pale of their
consideration are the people of all
other nations.
"I saw an example of this in one j
of the prison camps. There was at
Wurtemberger there who, with some!
of his company, was suspected of hav- j
ing been engaged in some very brutal j
attacks on .young French children.
"I asked nim if he was married. j
"Yes he said, 'married and with i
three children.'
"'And how old are the children?' j
" There are two girls of seven and
three and a boy of thirteen.'
"'Yes, most certainly.' Indeed, as
he talked of his home it was quite
evident that he was a kind father.
" 'And how could you be willing 1
that the men of your company' I left
out all mention of his own participa- j
tipn In the assault 'should attack j
tnese nttie gins as tney aia in tne
last village you who have little girl3
of your own that you care for?
" 'Ah, but those were French girls,'
he said. w
"That is their typical attitude. They
always call the French 'Die Schweine.'
There is nothing too bad for the
French' who have dared to bear arms
against Germany.
"While the Boche soldiers in the
prison camps are very contented and
give no trouble the officers have to be
watched every minute. They are very
cynical and just as impudent as they
were before the war. The soldiers to
whom I spoke about the entry of thb
United States into' the war had not
even heard of it. They were indif indifferent,
ferent, indifferent, apparently not realizing at
all what it would mean to them. The
officers knew that the United States
had declared' war on Germany, but
they discounted it, saying that Amer America
ica America has no army and that Americans
would not enlist'for anything but dol dollars.
lars. dollars. They thoughtAmericans had
no sound patriotism, but were money
grubbers, far too self -centered to en enter
ter enter a war which did not promise them
immediate personal advantage. They
laughed when told that quite an Am American
erican American contingent already bad arrived
in France, and said they probably
were Englishmen disguised in Ameri American
can American uniforms.
"Everywhere in France and Eng England
land England one is appalled at the hospitals,
the great number of them. There
are the hospitals for the blind. Then
there are the hospitals for the'maim-
led, all .classified; those for men. with
f or-men with



It is riot becoming nof
safe for yciir health. Acid
Besh to your bones and rosea to your
cheeks by drinking a glass of this
delicious digestant with each meal
, SMvar Ale
Si.lVAi? iinZ?,kl WATER AND G1KCES
Phone your grocer of druggist for
a do7tn( bottle. Satisfactionguar
cnteed or your money refunded on
:st dozen used.
Bottled and guaranteed by the cele celebrated
brated celebrated SJiivar lineral Spring, SheL
ton, S. C If your regular dealer
carrot supply you telephone
Careful Estimates made on all Con Contract
tract Contract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.
Of Animals Impounded
To Whom It May Concern:
This is to certify that I' have this
day placed in the city pound the fol following
lowing following described animal, which has
been found running at large within
the corporate limits of the city of
Ocala,. contrary to the ordinances of
said city:
One small spotted sow, marked
hole in each ear.
The owner thereof, or their agents,
and all whom it may concern, are
heerby notified that if the animal is
not claimed and all expenses of tak taking
ing taking and impounding thereof are net
Said within three days from date
ereof, to-wit: on the 9th day of No-,
vember, 1917, I -will sell same, to the
highest and best bidder, said sale to
take place between the hours of 11 a.
m. and S p. m. on said day at the city
pound in Ocala, Florida.
. R- L. Carter, -v
Marshal City of Ocala.
C. A. Holloway, Impounder. It"
arms and no legs, and-so on. Then
there are the hospitals for facial
surgery, and -in all of these Ameri Americans
cans Americans have done wonderful things.
American dentistry also i3 doing
marvels, in combination with the fac facial
ial facial surgery work." - -


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