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The Ocala evening star
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. Weather Forecast: Fair, colder tonight; temperature below freezing
in north central portion; close to freezing in central portion, and probably
frost to the 26tn parallel. Friday will be fair.

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Irotzky Emphatically Kicks on
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.Petrograd, Jan. 3. Eolsheviki For Foreign
eign Foreign Minister Trotzky declared toda
that the government of Russian work workers
ers workers would not consent to the German
peace proposals.
London, Jan. 3. The situation
created by the' hitch in the Russo Russo-German
German Russo-German peace negotiations, accord according
ing according v to Amsterdam dispatches from
Berlin has aroused the activities of
the rulers and politicians of Germany
and Austria, 'y An important" confer conference
ence conference has been held by Emperors Wil William
liam William and Charles with their political
and military leaders: It is reported
that both von Buehlmann and. Count
Czernin have returned to ; Brest Brest-Litovsk
Litovsk Brest-Litovsk with new instructions.
Petrograd, Wednesday, Jan. 2. A
halt in peace negotiations and indi indications
cations indications of German refusal to movt,
the peace' conferences to Stockholm,
in neutral territory, have revived a
universal discussion here of resump resumption
tion resumption of fighting, with a greatly reduc
ed army, probably three million men.
. London, Jan. 3. Hostile raiding
parties were; repulsed last night south
and southwest of LaBassee, leaving a
few prisoners in our, hands, the war
office reports.
Paris, Jan. 3. Heavy artillery
fighting occurred last night, partic particularly
ularly particularly on the Aisne front, the war
office reports.' Two enemy raids, one
south of the Oise and the other near
Carnillet, were completely repulsed."
London, Jana. 3. Compulsory ra rationing
tioning rationing will be put in effect, in Eng England
land England soon, it was announced officially
today. .. i-
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Frank Clark Wants the Teople, Not
the Legislatures, toy Decide on
G iving the Vote to Females
Washington, Jan. 3. Congressman
Frank Clark of Gainesville, Fla., and
mernber of the newly created suffrage
committee in the House, is going to
offer, an amendment to the resolution
for" a constitutional amendment for
woman suffrage, when the question
comes up for debate.
There -is quite a tight ', on between
the new suffrage committee and the
judiciary committee for charge of the
bill. But whichever has charge when
the. matter is up for" debate, Con Congressman
gressman Congressman Clark expects to have
plenty of time to prepare his argu argument.
ment. argument. Congressman Edwin Y Webb,
of Northy Carolina, chairman of tlie
judiciary committee,, has promised to
allow Mr. Clark sufficient time. If
the suffrage committee has charge
he can have all the time he wants.
Mr. Oarkr-proposes to show that
if the resolution 's passed as' it now
stands, submitting the question : to
the legislatures of the states, it will
not have been submitted to the peo people
ple people at all and they will have had no
real voice in the decision.
He points out that the suffrage
question can be submitted, to the peo people
ple people in two ways, either by placing the
question before the legislatures or be before
fore before conventions, to which the dele delegates
gates delegates voting on the proposition have
been elected -to pass on that one defi definite,
nite, definite, subject. : -''
Mr. Clark argues that all state
legislatures trade and traffic in vote3.
Some member not at all interested u
suffrage would agree to vote for it
because some other member agreed
to swap hi3 vote for sonie subject in
which the first member was interest-

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Speaking to Congress Tomorrovr in
Regard to the Railroad
Si nation
(Associated Press) 4 A
Washington, J&n. 3. The president
today finished the' address he 'will
deliver, before Congress tomorrow on
the railroad situation. It ise under understood
stood understood the address will be about one
thousand words. It will not 'be giv given
en given in advance to the r -ss.
After conferring with the heads of
the four railroad brotherhoods, Direc Director
tor Director 5eneral MeAdooVsaid today that
some definite agreement on all rela relations
tions relations of railroad labor to government
management would be made soon.,
(Associated Press)
Macon, Ga Jan. 3. The report
from Camp Wheeler today gives the
names of John Chalman, Roy Phil Phillips,
lips, Phillips, with no addresses stated,3 having
died from meningetis. Eugene An Anthony,
thony, Anthony, -Manly Sigsbee, Ray Orton, ad ad-dresses
dresses ad-dresses unglveri and George Mitchell,
Madison, GaJ, died "from pneumonia.
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Will Hear Her Songs Sung Before
the Grtt White Throne
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(Associated Press)
. Bennington Vt., Jan. 3. Mrs. An Annie
nie Annie Sherwood Hawks author of many
famous gospel hymns, including "I
Need Thee Every Hour," died at her
home here today, aged 83.
V :.:. ... .." -sh ;
..Moss Bluff Jan. 2. Another year
has passed by and a new one has come
in. Let us doN our bit and try to
have the war closed before thi3 year
goes by. t - v -
The farmers are busy turning un under
der under r the soil, preparing the ground
for another year's crops.
Mr. A. W. Fort and son,' Dan mo motored
tored motored to Ocala Tuesday.
As fay as we know ourschool will
begin next Monday, Jan. 7, 1918. Let
us all try and be on time". so Mr.
Lute can count you present. We
all wish him much better success.
ed. The result would be that somC
very small local matter might influ influence
ence influence the entire question of a consti constitutional
tutional constitutional amendment.
He does not feel that the will of
the people would be speaking at all.
How it would work out in Florida,
he cites as a ; particular example. The
legislature that is to meet, in April
would be the one to decide whether
or not the constitutional amendment
would be ratified. In that .legislature
there will be 16 hold-over senators,
one-half of the entire body, who were
elected two years' ago when there was
no thought of their voting on a con constitutional
stitutional constitutional amendment for women
suffrage. They cannot express the will
of the people, Congressman Clark
feels. The question would not be sub submitted
mitted submitted to the people at all.
He believes that there are other
states besides Florida in the same
condition.. .
Chesapeake Bay Oysters, received
daily iX the Delicatessen Shop, Ocala
House islock. 17-tf

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. (Associated
Washington, Jan.' 3.-Another cold
wave is sweeping down from the Can Canadian
adian Canadian northwest today. The cold
wave will penetrate as far south, as
Florida, 'with frost 68 far south' as
Miami. ;
To Whom Qaestionn aires were Elall-
ed January 3, 1917
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Willis L. Menchari, Morristbn.
Otis B Fort, Lynne.
v James Conner, ; Ocala.
Charles B. Mixson, Central.
Henry M. Gunter, MorHston.
Thos. H. G. Barnes, Ocala.
Ed Jones, Citra.
Charley Evans, Citra.
Fred M. Blacky Weirsdale. ',
Joseph Bagley, Ocala.
Edward 0. Marshall; Oklawaha, ?
t Wellborn Howard, Sparr.
Charlie P. Braddock, Ocala ;
Charley Bean Reddick, v ' r
.Andrew Harrell, Gaiter. ''
' Ellis M.- Gamble Mcintosh.
Wilbur Thomas, Williston.
RobertvMickson,', Fairfield, r C' i
j. Videl Mitchell,- Ocala. .v
Donald N.; Ferguson, Ocala.
William A. Gandy, Weirsdale.
Earl C. Marshall, Candler. -Jamei
" F.v Marsh", Ocala. -V""-".
William M. Parker, Ocala.
-Ira Neill McNatt, Weirsdale. :
Purdy Boone," Zuber... i
Frank Singleton, Sparr.' ;
- Claud Gadsori, Anthony. -Thomas
Wilsbn, Morriston.
Levi Alexander, Ocala.'
Travis W. Collier, Ocala.
Ralph K. Robinson, Ocala."
i, John P, Dudley, Burbank.
John S.' Fink, Daniels, ;W. Vai
Edward Waters; Reddick. ;
Alden Berry, Santos." r
Harlin Rich' HintonT' Ocala. '0
Ceasar "Ulmer, Ocala.
Arthur Duckett, Anthony.
JHenry A. Morris, Williston.
Robert B. Newman, Ocala. x
Ernest Clyde Blaiif, Ocala.
Ernest Edwards, Ocala.
- Ben Rou, : Reddick.
. Arnett Copelakd,. Ocala.
Ben Hill, Fairfield. : x
Asbery Johnson, Span.
Jesse Colden; Fairfield.
v ChasF. Flippen, Ocala.
Lee Johnson, Belleview.
James Shelton, Ocala.
Albertas HowelL Martin.
David Wise, Ocala.
' James Scott, Lowell.
Mitchell D, Steele, Citra. ;
Homer Blunt, Fairfield. i
-Robert A. Rackard, Ocala.
Alex. Bostic, Ocala.
Walter Dixon, Ocala.
Mitchell D. Harrison, Ocala
Theodore Jacobs, Martel.
Eddie Everett Elbertson, Morriston
,Earl. Manroe,Fine.
Saniuel I. Meyers, Dunnellon.
Fred Lewis, Martel.
Xhas. Forrest Mill3, Ocala.
Charlie G. FennelL Williston.
John Henry Scott, Ocala.
Spencer Thomas, Fairfield.
Thomas A. Pullin, Ocala.
Earnest Ruth, Ocala.
Ernest Roberts, Lynne.
Jesse Raulerson, Fori McCoy.
' Wade Hampton Ward, Ocala,
Raymond E. Gale, Belleview.
Jack, Wellhoner, Connor.
Marion Prescott, Ocklawaha.
" Anderson Brown, Mcintosh.
Joe Gordon, Reddick.
William Arthur A. Leverett, Oak.
Howard A. Homan, Burbank.
' Allen Reed, Ocala.
William Wilson Vaughn, Ocala.
-Hue G," Remington, Summerfield.'
Carlton Clark, Ocala.
Esie Davis, Rosewood.

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Jan. 30 is National Tag the
Shovel t)ay

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South Atlantic Storm Will Sweep Up
" the Coast and Shovel Snow, on
the New England States
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Washington, .Jan.. 3. Northeast
storm warnings for the Atlantic coast
from Cape Hatteras to Boston were
issued today by the weather bureau.
The indications were that a distur disturbance
bance disturbance off the South Atlantic,, coast,
apparently moving northward, .would
cause a dangerous gale this afternoon
and tonight, also snow on the south southern
ern southern coast of New England. v
-Most ofUhe time of last night's ad adjourned
journed adjourned council meeting was' taken up
with the straightening out of matters
peitaining; t4 the new- electric Jight
and;:,water ; plant."-" i v,: ".'
:The council ordered rtKe superin superintendent
tendent superintendent to start the Skinner engine at
once and use it until the oil engine is
in condition to take v care of, the
power necessary for running the com combined
bined combined plant. This is the steam engine
which recently went out of commis commission
sion commission dn account of the bursting of.
the piston head, andvit is thought that
it can be run'more economically, than
the engines at vthe oldplant. ;
,,The matter vOf buying- a truck for
use: in hauling fuel to the plant was
deferred on account of the present
council shortly retiring. This ;. was-
thought best ; as the new members
mayw4ecide upon, other .plans.
ilne tax collector was instructed to
grye public notice v through the news newspapers
papers newspapers that the tax books would close
on-February 1st.
) The reports of city officials were
readand accepted. 4
- A better from the attorney, for Con Contractor
tractor Contractor Thompson asking for settle settlement
ment settlement was referred to the city attor attorney.
ney. attorney. 'VV; -r r- -; c v.v
A communication 'from Dr. W. K.
Lane and Mrs. R. G. Blake asking the
city to establish boundary, lines on
South Fourth street, was referred to
the street committee with power to
act. yr;'l
At a former, meeting the superin superintendent
tendent superintendent of the water works, engineer
and construction engineer were re requested
quested requested to furnish a report of the re recent
cent recent accident to the oil engine. Each
one had a lengthy report on the af affair,
fair, affair, which was read, and ; ordered
filed for information.
- Council instructed the clerk to in inform
form inform W. H. James in Atlanta, that
his proposition to audit the city's
bpoks for a period covering three
years, for $500, was accepted. -Work
on this will begin February 1.
Edward Paul Martin, Ocala.
Edward Hoke Smith, Williston.
Herbert Ray Parks, Burbank.
Wilbur Boring Pasteur, Sparr.
Felix Jones, Ocala. -Henry
Johnson, Lowell.
." Arthur Gomelia, Ocala. : -Richard
Lewis, Oak.
James Darias Hill, Anthony
Local Board for Marion County by
h. R. Trammell, Clerk.'
Fresh milk, Hewett Dairy, at the
Delicatessen Shop, 15c: quart. 12-tf



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Sixty-Fifth Congress is A gain
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(Associated Press;

x Washington, Jan. 3.Congressf
whictf ha's been in recess since Dec.
18, reassembled today at noon, pre prepared
pared prepared to proceed with the big legisla legislative
tive legislative program, y (
,Both houses after sessions of a
few minutes each, adjourned until to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow out of respect for the mem memory
ory memory of Senator Ifewlands and Repre Representative
sentative Representative Bathrick.
Food AcTministrator Hocer's state statement
ment statement on the sugar situation, begun
yesterday before the Senate commit committee,
tee, committee, elaborated into a declaration ir
favor of government t purchase and
sale of sugar and government con control
trol control of .foods in public eating places,
engaged the attention of committee-
meri today when the hearing was re
sumed.-" "..-;'. ;' v J-:'-.
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" f Food Administrator Hoover and
Senator Reed had the long expectea
clash today. Senator Reed charged
Mr.. Hoover with an "usurpation of
authority? in handling the wheat sit
uation ."that would be criimnal, in
normal times."
"-. Hoover warmly denied the charge
and. said that the situation' had been
handled with the J approval of the
president. "One thing 13 certain,"
said the food administrator, "thef
farmers are now getting more for
their wheat and fiour is selling for
less." v
The inquiry into army contracts,
involving the work of : the supplies
committee of the: National Council of
Defense, was continued today by the
Senate committee, with Michael J.
Driscoll, the woolen mill superintend superintendent
ent superintendent of. Raritari, N. Y., ready to tell
of cloth contract negotiations fee had
with the supplies -committee. y
The first of a series of hearings on
the woman's suffrage constitutional
amendment by iie House suffrage
committee begun today with a session
devoted to .the presentation of the
suffragists' case by women represent representing
ing representing the National merican Woman
Suffrage Association.
The King's Daughters, who have
been caring for a Mrs. Canary in
Tuckertowri north of North Ocala,
for a long time were amazed to hear
this morning that, she died Friday
night last, and was buried Sunday.
- The King's Daughters have been
caring for Mrs. Canary a long time,
as she has been very ill for many
months. They took her a box of food
and clothing Christmas eve.
Mrs. Canary had been married
fou times, her marriage' to Mr. Can Canary,
ary, Canary, a young .New Yorker, taking
place about three years J ago. She
leaves a son, Mr. Summerlm and
family : and her husband whose
whereabouts are unknown.
She was the mother of William
Summerlin, who was killed in a bat battle
tle battle against half the. men in town sev several
eral several years ago. He made a fort out
of 'his mother's house, and fought
till his ammunition gave out. William
Hutson was mortally wounded in thi3
fight, and Henry Gordon, who tried to
rescue Hutson, was so severely
wounded that his life was despaired
of. .:-..; ;; V
; Chesapeake Bay Oysters received
dily at the Delicatessen Shop, Ocaia
Huse block. -... ,'17-f '.
' The largest and best assortment of
WHITE IVORY SETS ever 'shown ii
Ocala. The prices are right. The Court
Pharmacy. tf
Do you read the want ads ?

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Chicago, Jan. 3 Approximately 50
per cent of Ihe. passenger trains op
erating west, northwest and : south southwest
west southwest from Chicago will be eliminated
if tentative, plans made by the rail railroad
road railroad committee are put into effect, it
was announced .today.. ,';;.'
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Atlanta, Jan. 3. North Georgia
iiiuuii&uiners are using suiiust as
vl xch sugar in the manufacture of,
whiskey as the balance of- the 'state
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cated" reports, and the United States
called on the United States district at attorney
torney attorney and Governor Dorsey to put "a
stop to the illicit distilleries.
While the people of Italy, France
and England are cut down to prac practically
tically practically the same sugar ration that
Southern people had in the civil war,
and wbile patriotic Americans thru thru-out
out thru-out the country are conserving the
sugar supply, the makers of moon moonshine
shine moonshine liquor are consuming thousands
of tons of Sugar in gmething worse
than waste, -for the liquor they make
is a violently poisonous concoction of
cottonseed meal, sugar and lye.
The.' United States district attorney
has inaugurated a determined cam campaign
paign campaign against the moonshine distillers
and -the governor is preparing to make
a demand upon the sheriff., of every
county for the strict enforcement of
the state prohibition laws, which
make it a felony to manufacture whis whiskey.
key. whiskey.
Citra, Jan. 2. Mr. and rfrs. C. C.
William 3 most pleasantly entertained
a few of the young people at a watch
night party. ; During the evening a
number of games were played and at
midnight delicious punch and cak
were served. The guests were Misfes
Kathryn Wyckoff, Dorothy Driver,
Ethel and Louise Crosby, Lieut. Da David
vid David L. White, John Wyckoff William
Driver and Po we Crosby.
.: Mr. ; and Mra. Lee Douglas and
little daughter were guests of Mr.
3 r t i jj r i i.
Christmas holidays.
Bruce and Ben Burleson came from
Tampa last week and spent several
days with their parents. Mrs. Bur Burleson
leson Burleson and Miss Etta accompanied
them on their return for a few days
visit to Tampa.
Christmas day Miss Jessie Short Short-ridge,
ridge, Short-ridge, the only daughter rtf Mr. R. L.
Shortridge, and Mr. 'Harry Massie,
formerly of Citra, but who now
clerks in the Teapot Grocery in
Ocala, were quietly married at th
home of the bride. Mr. Wi!iiam3 of
the Methodist church performed the
ceremony, and only the bride's rela relatives
tives relatives i, and groom's mother were
present. They left at once ict
Ocala, where they, will make their
home. ;':
, Another wedding to occur in Citra
was that of Miss Sadie Nichols to
Mr. Turner of Hawthorne.
Lieut. JD. L. White -returns tomor tomorrow
row tomorrow to Atlanta after spcrdir.g th
past ten days with h:3 parents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. C. White.




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P. V. IvrBjfMl, Secrelary-reaaarer
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It's the Star's opinion that the re report
port report that Mr. Rooseveltis trying to
drive Secretary Baker out of the
cabinet is foolishness.
The quarantine on Camp Jackson
has been raised and the soldiers in
that camp are again allowed to visit
their friends m the pleasant and hos hospitable
pitable hospitable city of, Columbia. .'
Prof. W. F. iKing, the veteran
teacher, whose home Js at Oak Vale,
occasionally sends a newsletter to the
Star. We regret that ill health pre prevents
vents prevents him from writing every week,
as his letters .are always good.
Dispatch f roni Petrograd says the
Bolshevilci has offered the "White Sea
to German ships.-' The White Sea is
that arm of the Arctic Ocean that
reaches down to Archangel' arid how
German ships are going to get into it
as long as the British and American
cruisers are on the job will be a
question for the Bolsheviki to an answer.
swer. answer. '
The. Star's, readers, ndt only in
Bellevie w but all' Over the :. ; county,
will do well to carefully read the
Belleview correspondent's letters, as
there is something in them for every every-body.
body. every-body. Fact is, the Belleview corres correspondent,'
pondent,' correspondent,' if he had nothing else to do,
( would make a pretty good editor-
that, is, we mean, a good editor for
while he is good he isn't pretty.
Before the war, there was a great
deal of criticism of pur navy and fear
that it was deficient. .- But it certain certain-,
, certain-, ly has made good. ; Our destroyers
have mnde a! most" welcome addition
to the British and French fleets fight-'l
mg the submarines, and our cruisers
have made a splendid record in con convoying
voying convoying t;odpships to France.' 'Last
but not least are the crews of naval
gunners that have manned merchant
ships and passenger liners and given
Fritz in his submarines a mighty ner nervous
vous nervous feeling every time he comes, to
the 'surface. .
According tO; announcement in th
Official Bulletin of Dec 28, Brig. Gen.
Albert H.JBlanding, formerly colonel
in command of the Second Florida,
now the 124th infantry, has been re relieved
lieved relieved from assignment to the 56th
"depot brigade, 31st division, and is
assigned to the' 185th' infantry bri brigade,
gade, brigade, lie is ordered to proceed with without
out without delay to Camp Logan, Houston,
Texas, and report tof the commanding
general of that camp for duty, The
assignment will probably put -General
Blanding in line for more active
service than would the charge of a
depotbrisade, and thus be in a meas
ure a promotion, though the grads
he is to. hold will remain the same.
Speaking of weapons for close
fighting in the trenches, the Times Times-Union
Union Times-Union recommends .the machete the
Cuban cane knife, or the military
fighting blade evoluted from it. Sure Surely
ly Surely Col. Benjamin Harrison 'didn't
write that advice. If he did, Homer
must have nodded. Why didn't he
think for a minute until he remem remembered
bered remembered the bowie, a weapon invented
by a southern" man and proveoT in
merit all over the world. Surely he
remembers the big bowie carried by
many of our Southern troops in 61 61-'
' 61-' 65 the lS-inch blade good for cut-,-ting
and better for thrusting. It was
just a If out such another weapon as
the r.oman" legionaries carried in
their prime. Now, the machete" is &
good weapon to slash with, but it l is
no use for a thrust.: Morever, if the
Times-Union v.dll take a careful look
at the American soldier's bayonet, ht
will see that it is built pretty much

on the. lines of the bowie. With one
of them in hi3 good right fist and an
automatic in the other, it's the Star's
opinion that the American soldier will
be as ugly a proposition as an enemy
can .meet in a close fight.

Sunday, Jan. 2, 1898, Miss Lula Ed Edwards
wards Edwards became the bride of Mr, J. R.
White Mr. and Mrs. White were
among our best people for nineteen
years ; then they rem oved tor" Plant
City, where they have a" pleasant
home, '.and. yet keep the good wishes
of their friends in Ocala. t ;
The principal subject of conversa conversation
tion conversation on the streets of Ocala twenty
years ago this morning was the re results
sults results of the severe cold spell of the
two days before a strong similarity
to the situation today.
A rather optimistic despatch else elsewhere
where elsewhere conveys the idea that Florida
producers this year, in consequence
of government control of, the rail railroads,
roads, railroads, will have a much better chance
of having their produce hauled : to
market. So far as staple crops are
concerned, we think it is right. We
are rather dubious about watermel watermelons;
ons; watermelons; cantaloupes, truck and ; any anything
thing anything else, that'is not an absolute
necessity. We "would advise our peo people
ple people to plant for food and raiment. It's
our opinion tnat the South's two great
staples, corn and cotton, with the by-,
products of -'the former, namely, cat cattle
tle cattle and hogs,: will be more in demand
this year than ever. -Just about the
time truck is ready to move, the
troops in the training camps will also
be ready and it takes no prophet to
decide which .will have the right of
way. Our farmers should V remem remember,
ber, remember, however, that we can use a right
smart of truck ourselves, and the
more we eat of our own produce, the
less we will have to call on other sec
tioris for.'
Congressman" Clark is outspoken in
his opposition to women suffrage. He
comes squarely out ;and says what &
lot of other public men think but are
afraid to say. As he said rt his
speech in Ocala sixteen months ago,
he thinks woman's- sphere is yet the
home, However, in the amendment he
is: now trying to bring before Con Congress,
gress, Congress, and which is set-forth in a dis
patch elsewhere, he is undoubtedly
trying to secure a square' deal Cfoj
suffragettes. For instance, the Flor
ida legislature hasltwice in succession
refused the exponents, of equal suf
frage an opportunity to have their
claim submitted to the voters of the
state. "I We, don't; know whether Flor
ida would vote for equal suffrage or
not we' rather think it wouldn't. But
wir are w wie upuuui: uiab iiit? ques question
tion question should, be ? submitted to the ; popj
ular vote, and as Mr. Clark says, we
don't believe it will haveas fair a
show; with the legislature as it will
have with the peopleJ .'i "r-h'-
t- i ;- ; i i i "-" i''
A live bunch" of Marion county
boosters were here Saturday en route
home a- from the state educational
meeting at Daytona anch stopped a
few minutes to visit the Herald edi editor.
tor. editor. "They were Prof. J. Hi- Brinson,
superintendent of public instruction
of Marion county, his daughter, Miss
Myrtle Brinson Mrs. Caroline 'JMoor 'JMoor-head,
head, 'JMoor-head, home demonstration agent for
Marion county; A. J. Stephens, mem member
ber member of the Marion county board of
public instruction, and L. A. Hender Henderson,
son, Henderson, "instructor of science in the- Ocala
high; school. The good folks of old
Marion almost i forget their own
county in their, praises of the.Sanford
section and said '.so much that we
would hot are to tell; it for, fe&rof
the wreath of J Harris and Ben jamin
of the' Ocala papers.f-Sanford Her Herald.
ald. Herald. ' ;,"'-'
Bob Holly should ; soak his bald
head. The Ocala papers are always
ready to praise their neighbors.
7 '.
Has become the slogan not
.only on the highways of
: travel, but also in all lines
of industry. There's no
such thing as safety, if
your valuable 'property ia
not covered by,
We represent a number of
the most reliable companies
in existence, and our facil facilities
ities facilities are not surpassed in,
D. V, DAVIS, AflPncy
Mclver & MacKay
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Belleview, Jan. 2. Mr. and Mrs.
F. E. Sibley from Connecticutt, came
in last Wednesday and are looking
around for a suitable cottage for the
The Red Cross, dinner was easily
the biggest thing of its kind ever held
in Belleview. Over 150 persons sat
down to -a sumptuous dinner such as
is seldom offered at a public dinner.
New Year's day will long be remem remembered
bered remembered by all who sat in on the deaL'
Mr. and JMrs. Adam Hafner have
left their Lake Weir avenue home for
good and moved into the Durant cot cottage
tage cottage which they have bought.
Farmers complain that fertilizers
are scarce and hih in1 price. Every
week some one mentions the very pro
ductive soil of the ; Muclan farms.
Right here in Belleview we have a
source of fertilizer supply absolutely
free. Lake Lillian with its heavy bot bottom
tom bottom of muck, decayed vegetation and
other sediment would fertilize ever
acre of land under cultivation around
Belleview. There is a thousand tons
laying at the bottom of that pond that
could, be turned into money if proper properly
ly properly utilized. If you don't believe it.
take two boxes, fill one with ordinary i
sou and mix the other with ordinary
soil and Lake Lillian mud and start
something growing in them both.
There- was no holiday hour observ observance
ance observance at the postoffice New Year's day.
Practically one-fourth of Mr. Tre Tre-mere's
mere's Tre-mere's time is taken up in filling out.
questionnaires for registrants.
Mr. John Shannon of Manatee, is
visiting Miss Minnie Tremere on his
way to Southern College." c
: A number of young people spent &
pleasant evening at the Tremere home
New Year's night, doing the usual
young people's diversions.
Miss Ruby McClendon is in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville and has joined the Western
Union force. t
From present outlook, the army has
taken most of, our reliable young men
and the Western Union is going to
put the finish on by taking all our
young women who are eligible for
service. ''.:
Mrs. V. D. P. Pratt has returned
home after an extended trip to New
England, where she spent the past
summer and fall.1
Joe Whisenant 13 in, our midst once
more on furlough -from his duties at
the northern end of the county. Same
old laugh, same old Joe.
The Red Cross Jadies are stirring
things up arid doing things comra.end comra.end-able.
able. comra.end-able. Nothing has ever happened in
Belleview to unite the factions like
this Red Cross business.
.Belleview Lodge No. 95, F. &. A. M.
met in the hall last Thursday night
and elected officers to serve the com coming
ing coming year, as follows :. Harry C. Groff,
W. M. Charles P. Davis, S. W.; Wes Wesley
ley Wesley Troy Hall, J. W.; J. O. Hightower,
S. D.; O. M. Gale, treasurer ; Merritt
M. FoxWorth, secretary, and John T.
Hames, tyler. All the officers were
installed and a general good meeting
was enjoyed Jby all present. $
There is an unconfirmed rumor in
circulation; that during the recent cold
snap all the meat irt the cold storage
plants was frozen. i 5
Mr. F. F. Wendell has brought his
fine saddle, horse from his home i in
Fort Plain, N, Y., and' is getting real
enjoyment from it.
Mr. Louis Tyrrell of Short Beach,
was the first to buy a $5 war-savings
certificate. He 'exhibited a bunch of
second issue Liberty Bonds to the
writer and carries them around in his
pocket just like any other ordinary
piece of paper. !.
Some of our town people are won wondering
dering wondering why they do not receive their
bonds, bought and paid for. C
Tom Hames told the writer that he,
wanted to buy a chicken-eating hog.
Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Shade are in
town, coming from Jacksonville in
their big Peerles car. They will go
through the country back to Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville via Leesburg, Orlando, Sanford,
DeLand, Daytona, etc.
Nic Brown is the most sought for
person in town. Everyone wants wood
to kep the cold out.
Mr. Claude Abshire is cutting a
car of block wood for parties in Jack
sonville. They cannot get either coal
or wood to keep them warm or do
their cooking.' :.:.. ,-"'. '.;;
, Tuesday Mr. Tremere received a
telegram from one ; off. the merchant
princes of Jacksonville, laying, "Ship
a car of wood ; we are freezing." And
still we '.-do not appreciate the advant advantages
ages advantages oh liying in Belleview. ; '':.
- Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Martin and th
two boys with Mr. French at the
wheel drove up to Silver Springs last
Monday and looked thorugh the glass
in 'the bottom, of the boat.
Mr. and Mrs. : Louis Schmidt of
Danbury, Conn., are anticipating a
visit from their daughter, Mrs. T.
Clark Hull, also from their son who is
at Yale and who will soon enter an
officers' training camp preparatory to
seeing service in France.
Mr. and Mrs. N. F. McRay with
Mrs. J. M. Morrison of Mansonville,
Canada, have leased the Dorothy cot cottage
tage cottage for the season.
.i .. "' ;
The local advisory board will hold
daily sessions (holidays and Sundays
excepted) in the petit jury room on
the third floor of the postoffice build-
ling from 9 a. m. to noon, and from
jl:30 p. m. to 5 p. m. to render assist assist-jance
jance assist-jance without charge to registrants in
filling out questionnaires. Some mem members
bers members or associate members of the
.'board will be in attendance until the,
jwork is completed. R. A. Burford,
tf Chairman Legal Advisory Board.


Tulula Lodsre No. 22. L O. O.
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm ? welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
Oscar Andrews, N. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary.
; Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meet3 the1 first arid third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month, in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 7:30 o'clock. :V
; Emma' C. Burnett, N. G.
Irma Brigance, Secretary.
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A. M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month al
8 o'clock, until further notice.
Jtke Brown, Secretary.
v.-;"i IL M. Weathers, W? M.
Fort lKing Camp No. 14 meets at
the K. of-P. hall at 7:3 p. m. every
second and' fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
' T, D. Lancaster, U. U.
Chas. EL Sage, Clerk ;
OCALA LODGE NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and 1 Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second ancl fpurth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each ,' month." "Visiting, 'breth 'brethren;
ren; 'brethren; always welcome. Club house oppo opposite5
site5 opposite5 postoffice, east side.
. C. W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. .Crook, Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every, Monday night; at 7;S0
at the. Castle Hall, over the James
Carlisle drugstore. A Cordial welcome
to visiting brothers.
' G. A. Nash, C. C.
CxAS. K. Sage. K. of R. S.
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M.,' on- the
fourth. Friday, in every month at 8 p.
m. B. C, Webb, H. P. ;
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Ocala Chapter, Noi. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's halhthe second and
fourth Thursday evenings 6f each
month at 7:30 o'clock r : " -v
Mrs- Susan Copk,.Wf M.
. Mrs. Rosalie Condon, Secretary.
( Notice is hereby given that on the
4th day of February, A.! D. 1918, the
undersigned will present- our?- rct
counts and vouchers to the, judge! of
probate in arid ,'foiv-Marion. county,'
Florida, at his office at the court courthouse
house courthouse in Ocala, and will make ; our
final settlement 1 and will, apply f or
final discharge as such executors.
-This August 4th, 1917. 5 -,
7, r;';-; A, W. FORT,
As Executors of the Estate of Jtf. L
Fort, Deceased.4 8-4-sat ..
notice ;
In the Circuit Court of Marion, County,
Florida In Chancery." f -"
Simon C. Sasserf Complainant, vs.
Susanna V; Hilton- et al Defend-
anta. .... .s,
Order for Constructive Service.
It is ordered that' the. defendant,
Susanna" V. If ilton be and she is hereby hereby-required
required hereby-required to appear to the bill of 'corn 'corn-plant
plant 'corn-plant heretofore filed, in this, cause, on
or hefore the, "f: -;-: v.
7th day of January, 1918.
It is further ordered that .this orVJer
be published once i t week1' for four
consecutive weeks in" the Ocala" Eve Evening
ning Evening Star, a newspaper published in
said county and state.
Witness my hand and t the seal of
said court, this the 5tv day-, of -Decern--ber,
1917, -
(Seal) P. H. NUGENT.
Clerk Circuit' Court. Marlon-. County,
Complainant's Solicitors. 12--tbur

y We have several ;bargains in Used Maxwell Touring
Hi cars. All sixtv inch treads and 1916 and 1917 models.
i These cars are safe buys, figured on the present price
of new cars, with war taxes added.
U These cars will be sold on easy payments if desired.
g Also .one large, Buick touring car, in first class con-
fi dition,, new tires and top, spair tire and etc.
M One Reo roadster Good for a lidht truck proposition.

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United States Bonds
and War Savings Stamps
We have received our allotment of Four
Per cent. Bonds of the Second Liberty Loan and
are prepared to fill orders. Where bonds are to
be delivered by mail, order should include Ten
Cents for registry fees. We also have on hand
a supply of Thrift Stamps and cards, War Savings
Stamps and Certificates. We will be glad to fur furnish
nish furnish information about the Government War
Saving Plan.
The Munroe & Chambliss
National Bank

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In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining rocm service is
second to none.
RATES From ?1.50 per day per person to ?.
:"f -r '-'V: ."- Proprietor. Manager.


Courses in Classics, Science and Commerce. Also
Primary, Department. Send for Catalogue.
; Rev.' F. Benedict, Dfrccior.

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State, County and City Depository

the federal land. bank o
is now investigating florida loan applications; the'
bank furnishes special forms for record data re regarding
garding regarding your title and will not accept the usual
abstract made by any abstractor in: florida. v
if you have made an application; for a loan,- it
is of vital importance to you to show now that your
title security is as good as your value security, if
you have not, made application but thin o doing
so, get your title in shape how so that when your
application is made, that delay will not be caused
by the necessity of then perfecting the record title
to your lands.
without solicitation, I have been appointed a local
examiner for the federal land bank; and .. my yeaxs
of experience both in abstract and title work war warrant
rant warrant me in saying! that -my services,", for you .will
result in properly placing before the land bank, ia
the least possible time, the. title data required in,
connection with yoir loan. v.
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m. & c. bank building. '. telephone, no. AS

$5 makes 20 soldiers bagpy
It will buy twenty of tjiese 25 cent
kits of tobacco and cigarettes the; 'Smokes' it buys

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To serve you as you ought to be ser vied, and when you are not let us
ask, you again, to let us know,' for thi? is the ,only.wayvwe,canj,accp.mplisa
ur iesire. T
,'Of course, sometimes, little things go wrong,, but, they rs not iijten.
ttonal. and, if you will call us up, they ; will be corrected IMMEDIATELY,
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Coast Line Florida Mail"
"Palmetto Limited".
4Havana Limited-

"St. Louis-Jacksonville Express"
Steel Sleeping Cars Between Tampa and Washington, Philadelphia;
and New York: Jacksonville and Chicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati Louisville
and Indianapolis. Observation Cars, Dining Cars.

For tickets and reservations call on
T. A., Ocala, Florida.


For Cemetery, Porches, Etc

Also All Kinds, of
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f j??; IIT .- News for -this ,De-.-
partaaent,, CaU.Two-Ctae-Five
:"- .: -oTro-Seven. :

Some Sweater
A girl once knit a sweater fof her
- --sweetheart -at th'tf front.
Believe ,me,when she started it, she
:foand it. was. some stunt.
Sojihe got .herself a little .book with
, lessons owtd. knit."
She,, got JtjaH. balled, up at first, .but
I suredid like, her grit.
She' stuck to 'it and when 'twas done
- she- went and got a box,
Then- sent it to her sweetheart with
. a letter and. some, socks.
The f soldier gQt tthe things O. IL, he
. lsa, gotj the, note,
Butt when he, tried to get them, on,
they sure r did get. his goat.
He, tried nis,, best to get his foot in
" one sock, then the other,
Then said", I" gtte'ss she's got me
.wrong-, she rttiinks I'm i my kid
.brother, v r
Andrwben, he ttried the sweater on
, iwell Jran't.telCwhat. he.said,
But, he, pulled, and hauled and tried to
; get" the bjajtned thing o'er tfis
head. ,-.. ..
At last he got diagusted-andt he
r -'. opened rWR, tiie, letter. ...
Then; he f ainted,;,thei poor ,f ellow, .but
' he oucht to have known better.
Forvshe started it, my darling Bqe I
IKQU t VQi3 QVUlg .'CQX.
I nia da' them call .mraelf Jriat
the sweater and. the .sockai
They;yWill keep v you warm, and, ?P27r
. wnen. yoamiarawar injcamo.
And" dant,forget;ybuf. jrubbers,. deai,
. r jrouarieei vnu ge au oamp.
;You' surely rttW-be' lohesdmej1 so f ar
' 'vfronl'.boiheia:ad friends. ,--Asiiar
iny'selfi liiustecoUld cry';' days
I- seem to have no eGdSZ ?. -.Butf!theyjjsay
'J jmust-rbe .brave, and,
. ... tree,fpr,rnyrol4ipr.b6yso.iair1
A.nd send you cheery words, instead.
as you're going "Qver There."
So iont' forget to drop as line" to your
fairest liitlIilyvi
Good-hye; good', lack, God Jbless you.
- From: your .loving sweetheart.
TUlie. ...
Her darling soldier answered her,
' ftds this is what he wrote": J
Dear: Sweethedrt: I received : :: your
n i u n3,v uu tf-: uie r b w eater, zot mv
I thought, itwas a gasrmaskJlrstr
btft,jtiejpint X must hav.e jniss-
ed. ,; v
But when V go- pb Fjance4 to fight, 'IT1
' -wear "lt'oft my wrist.5
And; when:, we're; itt' the- trenches .and
' w,e're: routing? out. theT Hun,
,,T,hose.socks-will-surocome- handy for
to clean jmy- littjlei gun.
,And, now as for ,the rubbers, dear,
well you can safely bet,
I'll r wraptahem round your loving
; r," ifc won't get all wet;
Jl showed youriJetter to the boya.and
it surely made sa-:hit.
So, cheer, upJittle T aweetheart, ,( you
; j. 4one .your- bit
Nowshow thir iptte-? to youj frfends,.
- : 'i a3youTI;8ure;want ,;them to
know ; "v--" 7 'jr.
TjatyouVM chsared your lonesome
; darling boy. So bye-bye, dear,
. fromBoe. ;
TrCajtnprPi Trench and Camp.'
; pii iWaa'apb lleetinc'
, The regular meeting of the Worni
an.'s, aubwill, be held Saterfcay af
ernoqnr at three o'clock.. The i meeting
of the.executive board will bdheld at
2 :3K o'clock. ; :
! Mrs. G. L. .Taylor,. Secretary.
, To' Red:Crcsa cv7orkera
Mrs. G; A. Ottmann'swork rodn
for. : surgical dressings j work will be
openi Wednesday and the other Teg Tegular
ular Tegular :days this' week. That the sur surgical
gical surgical dressings classes would not
work duringsthe-holidays was a mis mistaken
taken mistaken idea. 3t
- Mrs. W. E. SmiUvahd children left
yesterday afternoon for a three days
visit" to .their 'Sanford relatives.
Miss iMaryMarshallihas returned
home from" a. delightful!, hpjiday -visit
to her; relatives ia, Wheeling, WiVa.
' i
Mr HemdoarHansbrough returned
,tb Tampa yesterday -after a mosten
joyable visit to his cousins; the Misses
- Mrs- Uhef Norwood. and;, little sp j
nave retprea; oomeiirom, a: .several
daysrvisit. to i Mrs. Norwood's mother
and isister iri St Petersburg.
" Mr: f William Stroud's friends are
sorryf to. hear he haabeen fof
hree,, days?.and; unable to,, be r at his
post. in Tydjng'sr drug, store.-"
r Mr and MrsV Charles Rheinauer re
turned to jhe lake? Wednesday: to re-v
piain. until 'Mr.; Ben 'Rheinauer gpes to
New yprk,"on., iis, sprinjar purchasing
trip.", '-
r Mnand-Mra. Charles Standler ar
rived" yesterday from; their -'home in
Dawson; Ga.,' to visit 1 Mrs. S.i A.
Standley? Mr.' $tandley3 friends are
warmly : welcoming his young, bride.
. Mr.fandiMrsiHall and, children. ar arrive
rive arrive jhere.-yesterdayaafternooa" from
BIuefifclds,tW; Va.; to, spend the re-'
mainder of the5 winter. They are oc occupying
cupying occupying Mrs Rl.G: Todd's; home on
Lake'Weir :
t 0 9-9 I
BIri"and:rslt; Wr,J., Hilands.-left
yeslejday .for. ajseveraV.days .visit in
Jacjkspnvillerfrom .where -JMf. Hi Hi-landsrwill
landsrwill Hi-landsrwill retijrn to Washington Mrs.
Hilnds rwill return the1' last of the
week and expects to remain here un until
til until some tjme.-in February.
Dr." and Mrs. Laurie Scott and two
pretty little daughters, Kathleen and'
Alice, left this afternoon' for their.

hope in Birmingham, after a .three
weeks visit ;to. Dr. Scott's relatives,
Mr. and Mrs. G. S. Scott and, Mr. and
Mrs. John Taylor.

Auction Party for Two Charming
Mrs. George IL Robinson1 is enter entertaining
taining entertaining five tables of auction ; this: af
ernooniin honor of twolvery charm charming
ing charming matrons,, her -daughter, -Mrs.
Donald Schreiber of Youngstown,Ov,
and her daughter-in-law, Mrs Phil
Robinson of Inverness, both of whom
are .her Christmas gueslr
'Among those invited : are- Mrs.
Clarence Camp, Mrs. Louis R. Chazal,
Mrs. R. T. Birdser Mrs. ; C B.: Ayer,
Mrs; Frederick Hocker; Mrs. Stephen
Jewett; Mrs. C.r H. Lloyd, Mrs. R. A.
Burford: Jr.; Mrs. F. T. Schreiber
Mrs. P. M. Mackintosh, Misses Emily
Stotesbury, Edith : Williams, Eugenia
Fuller, Onie ChazaL Dorothy abd
Marie Hickman, Nellie Gottlieb, Alice
Bullock, Adele-Bittinger, Maryl Bur-:
ford, -Adela Ax, Doris Murray and
Hester and Marian Dewej
Mr. Parvin Blalock Very III
;Many Ocala friends deeply regret
to hear that Mr ji Parvin Blalock is
critically ill at his hoine in Madisoii.
Mr.i Blalock lived here ; for several
years with his parents Dr. and i Mrsri
Blalock and family, now of Madison,
andohas a great many friends who
sincerely ihope for his recovery. AT.
sMr J. J. .Blalock left for .Madison
this: morning ; in response .to ytixe tele--gram
telling; of-his; brother'; serious
ccjndition, i, Mr.'; Blalockfs aunt, Mrs.
G.L. Taylor, will probably ieavti if or
Madisonr -thiss afternoon. ;
.Many newspapers throughout the
cojuntry are showing a picture of litr
tl$ Ellen Wilson: McAdpo, ;tbe( win winsomedaughter
somedaughter winsomedaughter of Secretary and Mrs.
McAdoo. : The little girl was., snapped
as she ? hung the .- Red Cross .service
flag; in the window, of the : -White
House. It is the ,usual flag with vthe
red cross in the center. Two; small
crosses at, the bottom and one in tthe
upper left hand corner represent the
three members of the executive house-holdiWho-
have joined the Red: Cross.
'Thet members pf the i Eastern Star j
sevdng? circle spent a most enjoyable;
afternoon. Wednesday with ;the vie$:
nresident j Mrs. J.' A: Wi effina. Mrs.
Ai E. Burnett, who had been Veceny
elected president of the sewjng circle,
resigned? owing, to ill health, and Mrs,
B F.r Condon: was elected to fill the
place. Late in? the afternoon Mrs.
Wiggins assisted, by, her little niece,
Adeline t Malever, served hot -, tea,
cakes, and fruit. v
;Vv -i y-7
. Mrs. L W. Moore and daughter.
Miss Lollie, formerly of Live Oak,
left iOcala! yesterday afternoon f or
Madison to join Rev. Moore, who haa
beeft; there for; several;: days.1 Mrs.
More and daughter' havey just com
pleted a pleasant visit to Mrsi JIoore's
daughter: Mrs Fred Weihe and fam family.
ily. family. '
Mrs.- Fred Cook writes from, Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville that Mr. Cook is doings nicely
at Dr. 'Rogers' hospital after his re recent"
cent" recent" operations. Masters John and
Edward Cook have been staying with
Masters Claude and Billy; Barnett in
Why Is
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the Bottle

Palmetto Bark, during 7 their .parents'
absence. ' :
A Ne w Lot of Red Cross Wool
Seventy-five pounds of knitting
wool has just been received by the
Red CrosSiIt i3- at the home of
Judge and Mrs, W. S3ullock on Fort
King avenue, where it is being distri distri-buedl
buedl distri-buedl All Ocala knitters are re requested
quested requested to call for more yarn and to
knit, kit;i knit. Those who are not
knjttingifor; tha Red Cross, should be begin
gin begin ;the? new- year 'Week well, and
learn on a wristlet, if not on a sweat sweater.
er. sweater. This wool is very -heavy and does
not have to be doubled for sweaters.
All those who took" wool, from the
first shipment are requested to hasten
and ..finish .their work and send it to

Miss' Alice'' Bullock this" week as the
calf from Camp Wheeler for these
articles has come.
Mrs. "Borland and son-in-law, Mr.
DuPree of Citra were, Ocala visitors
this morning. Mrs. Borland purchased
3 second large quantity of Red Cross
wool for thet knitters of Citra, who
are; doing more than their share.
''- ,'.- ': "'
Mrs. E. C. Staley arrived ,in Ocala
yesterday from Tallahassee where
she. has been visiting her sister, Mrs.
Grace Christie. Mrs. Staley visited
her parents; Mr. and Mrs. C. L.. Moore
until noon, today when she returned
to her home in Palmetto, accompanied
by her cjiildreu who 'have been visit
ing t;;;theirgranxl-parenta .for some
.time. .
T. ';
The fbllowiug young people -called
on jSliss Jessie; Bishop, 'of Gainesville
last night,' at' the home of her, hostess,
Miss Ellen StripJing: blisses Agnes
Burford, Callie Gissendaner, Meme
Pavisi" Messrs". Reuben Blalock, Lynn
Sanders, NormanVHorne. i John Batts,
and. Welch'i Dewey. -liss 4 .Stripling
took their .call era to the 'Temple the
atre and then to the Court Pharmacy
The crowd then returned to the home
of Mr. andf Mrs. W.. ... W. Stripling
where; they, danced? for several hours.
Miss Bishop, returned to. her. home in
Gamesville 4Wf afternoon. ;
MrFjwjkJSmith,, and, young son
of Orlando, are in jthe city, guests of
Mrs.',Sjmth? sister,. Mrs. T. F. Alex-,
ander trs Smith.ho was prior to
her, JarriageMis& Hallie i Ley, has
yisitedTampal.fcequently, and has a
larger number, of jfnends : nere from
whom she is' receiving a cordial, wel-
com?.-rTampa Times :
I Concluded on Fourth Page)
J usf ; received a complete ; line' of
new-Sprihg Sport Hats. Call and
se the new 'styles Mrs. Minnie A.
Bostick. corner1 Harrington" Hall ho hotel.'
tel.' hotel.' Phone 310. " 22
: ; '. AOTOUNCriOT
We wish to announce o the public
that we : will open an ofiice to practice
Chiropractic in our residence, 230 E.
BroadwayrDec' 29,' 1917. and. solicit
a share of your 'patronage.,- r
We adjust-for all diseases or con conditions
ditions conditions except where surgery is re
quired,-and the' later cases' will un undergo
dergo undergo the ordeal far ; better if they
have ,the nerve" supply to' the part
freed: from pressure before having an
operation?-? We: use no "drugs in any
wayIf ydtf 'have tried everything
elsfr withbutr relief," do not be dis-couraged-r-take
f: Chiropractic Spinal
Adjustments and watch results.
" Call 'at our ofiice and let us show
you the real .cause of diseased We
can give you r a demonstration on a
Human Spine arid prove it correct. It
will be a pleasure to us and a benefit
to, you. 1 Investigation costs you
nothing. 1 G. ; AV & E. V. Baker.
Chiropractic Physicians.
230 ; East Broadway, Ocala, Fla.
Ofiice Hour 10 to 12 a. m.t 2 to 5
p. m.:; Tuesday, Thursday, and Satur
day, 7 i to 9 p. m. Sundays by ap
pointment only," 12-2S-2t
- ';;noticeV ;;:;;.):::
The annual, meeting of the Marion
County Fair and Agricultural Asso Association
ciation Association stockholders : will be held
Wednesday, January. 9th, 1918, at I
p. m. at the board of trade rooms,
Ocala, Fla.
The annual report of. the secretary
will be received and acted upon, and
other important matters of business
be taken up.
j W. D. Carnr President.
A. Tweedy, Secretary. d&w
Notice is, given to ; the owners of
automobiles- that I will strictly en enforce
force enforce the law covering license num numbers
bers numbers and headlight dimmers. All
parties .who .have made application
prior to the 1st day of January to
Hon. Ernesto Amosf, at Tallahassee
for the license numbers and have not
received them, will .be given till the
10th of, January to get such numbers.
All cars' must be provided with dim dimmers
mers dimmers on. their headlights or a lense
that will comply with the law.
J. P. Galloway,
i SherifiMarion County, Fla.1
When you ? have I plumbing or elec electrical
trical electrical contracting, let us furnish you
estimates. No job too large and none
too smalL tf H. W. Tucker.
S Fresh milk, Hewett Dairy, at the
Delicatessen; hcp,i 15c quart. 12-tf

Help Me
to Win tlic War!

Let" me paint your roof for
you. Bear in mind,- tin roofs
don't wear out they rust out.
Composition roofs don't wear
out they dry out.
jOn all work intrusted to me
in response to this appeal, I
will givea dfecount of 5, on
condition that said 5 be in invested
vested invested in War Savings Stamps.
210 Osceola St., Ocala. Fla.
a i
We Announce
The Best Equipped
In Central Florida
Oar Equipment is at Your Service
and for Your Convenience. If you will
Help Us We will Make it the Best in
the State. We Expect to Make the
Service Prompt, the Price Reasonable,
and "Everybody Happy." If We Doat,
Tell Us and We'll "Come Across.
Dealers in BEAVER CO AUD
Why not pay a small amount each,
month and see it go into
1 have a number, of houses you can
buy that way at
call and see my list of houses from
Room 5 Holder Blk.
Ocala, FIs.
of paying retail PAINT price for ths
Linseed Oil. in Ready-Mixed Paints,
buy one gallon of
usJ- u
which is ALL fAiMT, then p.dd one
gallon of Pure Linseed Oil, at Linseed
Oil Price, and you will have TWO
gallons of Pure Linseed OilPaint, at
a clear saving to YOU of one dollar
or MORE according to the price '.of
Linseed Oil. In addition you will
have one of the most durable paints
obtainable, since it is Pure LiLseed
Oil Paint. 2
" For Sale By r
..' Ocala, Fla. : 'I ; '-,-
Evening Star
Ads. ;
RATES Twenty-five words
or less one time 25 cents;
three times 50 cents; -six
times 75 cents. Over twenty-five
words, and under fif fifty,
ty, fifty, double above rate.
This rate is for consecutive
insertions. Special rate by
the month. Try them out.
From 100D acres, half mile to one
mile from Lake Weir station, A. C, L.
R. TL R. L. Martin, Ocala. 1 Cf.

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Masons meet tonight.
Supervisor of Registration Barco is
in town; today from his Cotton Plant
home. ,; v-
Joe Doney, the clever young auto
driver, who has been in Atlanta the
past few months, is here on a visit
to his Ocala friends. y
A 'full assortment of the famous
PAKEO Seed tape. Just the thing: for
the small fall garden- Ocala Seed
Store. rtf
Genial 'Geo. W. Neville of Dunnel Dunnel-lon
lon Dunnel-lon was in town today. .He says this
is hogkilling- weather around Dun--Hellon,
and Dunnellon has plenty of
hogs to kilL
. Nunnally's Candies (the standard
of the South) a limited quantity at
Ceng's Drug Store. 18
. ' y
, One of the Standard Lime Com
pany's pretty calendars was received
today. It is a beauty as this com-
Kendrick enterprise isnow one of the
county's biggest industries.
e I.
Let us give you prices on vulcan vulcanizing
izing vulcanizing before you 'throw away "that
tire. Blalock Brothers. Phone78. 6t
Thieves have been very busy in
Ocala for the past ten days. They
entered the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Boyd on Orange avenue near the
hospitaf several nights ago by smash smashing
ing smashing the window pane and unlatching
'the window. They took a watch and a
pistol and after eating y everything
cooked, took all the other groceries
in the house. Burglars entered the
Bitting home Christmas, stole all the
Christmas gifts, a gun and jewelry,
besides eating everything in sight;
Chickens have also been taken out of
coops in that neighborhood yiightly.
Four nice hens were taken out of one
coop several nights ago.
' : a v-Vv-' ;
We are showing the handsomest
seventy-five cent boxes of Stationery
in" all colors that we've ever ( had.
Gerig's Drug Store. v 18
Oak Vale, Jan. 1. -Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Larson of., Raleigh motored
over to the Vale on Christmas day,
spending the day with friends. Tho
a young man,' Mr.. Larson is making
his mark as one of the most success successful
ful successful farmers of his community.
V. H.J Anderson Jr.,; home from
Newport, R. I., on a furlough last
week spent several days with his
, parents and other friends, returning
to his post of duty Friday.
Dr. Emmet Anderson, brother of
the above, ? now assistant pathologist
in the Atlanta Medical College, also
spent a part of last week visiting his
parents and friends, here. Not want wanting
ing wanting to hide behind" -his professor-
ship at college, Emmet has also of offered
fered offered his services to his country, ex?
pecting to enter the service during
the early summer..
Dr. Jesse L. Williams of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, president of the State Dental
Association,; accompanied by his wife
and two little daughters, spent last
week with his friends here His in information
formation information from h headquarters states
that enough dental surgeons are now
.engaged bytthe government to accom accompany
pany accompany five million, troops to Europe.
The friends of "Willie" Mayfield,
another of our former Oak Vale boys,
will be gfad to know that he is mak making
ing making good,; having captured theomce
of company clerk in his adopted
county in West Florida.y i
Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Rosier of
High Springs spent Christmas week
here visiting relatives and friends.
Mr. Rozier's elder-son, John is in the
One of our soldier boy si Eddie
Britt, having finished a three months
course in horseshoeing at Fort Riley;
Kansas, is back in Alabama with his
company. -N;:;:.v v" --v vy y v: V
G. B. Walton recently received yjst
favorable letter from his brother,
Nhxrod, who is in the navy, "some "somewhere"
where" "somewhere" off the coast of France.
Wilton Howell and wife "of Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville cam over and spent a few days
at Christmas time with Mr. Howell's
W. .Anderson and family will
leave tomorrow morning for .Talla .Tallahassee,
hassee, .Tallahassee, in response to a telegram
calling them to the bedside of an
aged aunt, Mrs. M. West.
Mr. Leo Gay and wife of Trenton,
arrived Sunday night tovspend a few
days with the hitter's parents, .Mr.
and Mrs. Allan Anderson. s v
Miss Hattie Akin has returned
from a two weeks' vacation spent
with her parents at St. Catherine,
and will open sckool again Jan. 2nd.
We are glad to report the family of
Mr. J. C. Huggins has entirely recov recovered
ered recovered from the measles, and no other
cases have developed in the neigh neighborhood.
borhood. neighborhood. ?
No doubt the great majority of th
readers of the Star join with us in
our appreciation of the manner in
which it has served the public during
the year just clpsed, and the patriot patriotic
ic patriotic stand it has maintained in its sup support
port support of the government during the
present warl It might help us all to
imagine the condition of the country
without ,the services of such papers
as the Star. Mayk the largest possi possible
ble possible measure of success attend it thru
the new year and all its future years.


To Have Its Products Taken to Mar Mar-ket
ket Mar-ket Under Government Con- r
, trol of Transportation
" Washington, Jan. 3 Now that the
government as a war measure has
taken over the operation of the -railroads
with William Gibbs McAdoo, &
Georgian by birth, as administrator,
the southeastern seaboard is going to
experience unwonted traffic activity,
and the crops of Florida will be
hauled. to northern markets prompt
iy- ' -r-..
Much of the outward shipment- of
supplies to Europe are now to be di divested
vested divested from congested ports at New
York and Boston to southern ports,
such as Savannah, Charleston, Jack
sonville, Pensacola, Mobile and -Tam-
pa '. 1j'..r:;' 'l'- ; -:'' ; ;:
The cars that take these war sup supplies
plies supplies southward will he used to bring
back north the raw materials and the
seasonal produce of Florida and the
other southeastern states. On account
of the big increase in all lines of ag
riculture, in hog raising and in the
growing of 'castor beans for the sig-
nal corps, the production in the, six
southeastern states will be much
greater than ever before. v
The railroads war board, which has
had charge o'f the distribution of cars
to points where they are needed most
urgently, and its ally, the car service
commission, have had a vexatious ex experience.
perience. experience. '. They have been unable to
get anything like the number of cars
in demand and have had to contend
again : congestion at certain centers
while other sections suffered.
First They had to press into ser service
vice service a large part of the car supply
to get coal for the northwestern states
up to the Great Lakes before they
m -mi" ; :1?
iroze over, xnis caused congestion m
that district up to the early part of
December. . ;
: Second They had to employ every
available car to rush raw materials
for munitions and other war work up
to the :. New England Manufacturing
centers and munitions plants.
, They had to haul the lumber from
certain, states, mostly in the south, to
the sites of the various national army
cantonments. This produced conges congestion
tion congestion in another locality. The hauling
o the cotton crop to tbe New Eng England
land England mills still i further complicated
conditions. ;yy y y;'
It will be'noted that in all of these
cases" the haul was one way. The
movement was always towards the
north, with nothing to" be hauled back,
so that the rolling stock" was used
only to half its capacity. ;
The Southern railroad, the Atlantic
Coast Line, and ., the r Seaboard, all
feeding the South with their : lines,
have been forced to loan -many cars
to "other railroads and on, account of
local congestion it is impossible1 to get
them back, so that the car famine for
the southeast has been still further
developed. i .A -; r.
Under; the new administration all
this is to' be corrected. Secretary. Mc-
Adoo and his railroad advisory coun council
cil council recognize that cars must be used
to carry, loads both ways, and that
no section of the country must suffer,
most especially that section which is
depended upon for important food
supplies." N' .
The intention is to divert "from the
congested northern ports, to the
southern ports much of the outbound
supplies, munitions and transports. It
was .with this purpose in view that
Henry Ford counselled the shipping
board Jthat the great government ship
yard must be x located in the south southeast.
east. southeast. -v
The railroads war board with the'
approval of Secretary McAdoo, as
government railroad administrator, is
now going to; kill two birdswith one
stone by hauling the raw .materials
for the shipbuilding arid the 'supplies
going overseas to the southern ports
and will have the cars come back
north laden with the citrus fruits,
garden truck,: castor beans, hogs and
other food supplies from Florida and
other, not-quite-so-far-south states.
This will, it is believed, not only
lessen the congestion at the northern
ports, but will bring to market the
produce- of the "section best fitted for
varied agricultural production.
W. K. Lane, M D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
In the Circuit Court of Marlon County,
Florida In Chancery.
Simon C. Sasser, Complainant, vs.
Susannjy V. Hilton et al. Defend Defendants.
ants. Defendants. .-.
Order for Constructive Service.
It Is orclered that the defendants
herein named, to-wit: iMary E. Foggs,
WillHm Brown. Lula X Gregory, Lula
F. Gregory,,. B. feoodwin, R. J.
Knight and W. J. Hillman, co-partners
doing business under the firm name
of Knight & Hillman, and each of them
be and they are hereby required to ap appear
pear appear to the bill of complaint hereto heretofore
fore heretofore filed In this cause, on or before
the. ; ,.'-'-
4h day of February, 1018.
It is further ordered that this order
be published once-a week for eight
consecutive weeks Jn the Ocala Eve Evening
ning Evening Star, a newspaper published In
said county and state.
Witness -my hand and the seal of
said-court this the-5th day of Decem December.
ber. December. 1917.
(Seal) P. H. NUGENT,
Clerk Circuit Court, Marlon County.
Complainant's Solicitors. 12-9-thur
International FJotor
:. .'-.Tracks A
"Bailt for Service"
U. C RIDDLE Dealer
' Florida House, Ocala. Fla.


(Continued from Third Pas:.
.; Moving Picture Party
DainTy little Fanita Cobb, daugh daughter
ter daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Cobb, is en entertaining
tertaining entertaining several friends this after afternoon
noon afternoon at a matinee party in honor of
her cousins, Faye Fagan and Doris
Sealey. The little girls invited are
somewhat older, than the hostess, but
are the ages of the honorees. v
After seeing the movies they will
return to Miss Fanita's home where
hot chocolate with whipped cream,
sandwiches and cake will be served.
Those, invited were Irene Fletcher
of Williston, Margaret Hocker, Mil Mildred
dred Mildred Crosby, Sara Rentz and Frances
Mrs. Laura Wellhoner, who,
had a position with the Globe
last two years, is now one of
salesladies in Helvenston's store.
v- ..-; : v: '
sIr. Holmes Walters of Ocala wa&
among the "many out of town guests
at the New Year's dance given New
Year's night by the Leesburg Mili Military
tary Military Club in Leesburg. -
Mrs." T. H. Wallis, Miss Theo
Wallis, Mr. Tom Wallis and Mr.
Thelbert L. Troxler motored to Jupi Jupiter
ter Jupiter this morning where Miss Wallis
teaches domestic science in the high
school. Mrj5. Wallis will visit her
daughter for about a month. Messrs,
Wallis and : Troxler will return the
last of the week. v t
m m j
Ocala is to have some very distin distinguished
guished distinguished people here this winterin Mr.
Charles Herzog and family of New
Yorkwho are expected shortly. They
will go to .the lake to spend several
months in the MacKay residence. Mr.
Herzog is captain and second base baseman
man baseman of the New York Giants and his
stay here is causing much talk and
enthusiasm among baseball fans.
Mrs. Sam Frazier returned to her
home in Lakeland Monday night after
a Christmas"' visit to her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Jerry Burnett and daugh daughters.
ters. daughters. Mrs. Frazier' has lost her two
suitcases, supposedly in the fire at
the Lakeland depot. Mr. and Mrs.
Frazier had so many Christmas
bundles that they left their suitcases
in the depot that night. They rushed
down for : them when the fire broke
out, as the baggage was being trans transferred
ferred transferred to a nearby building, but thein
was not to be found. Their friends
hope they were only lost in the con confusion
fusion confusion and will be soon located.
yv Cj: "-.:'. .:',"
That screen put in by Manager
Bennett -at the Temple front door
did rgood service last night, in shed shedding
ding shedding the occasional cold waves. It
was a timely improvement, as it looks
like we are irkfof several more nights
of cold weather. The Temple will
have quite a versified service toy
night, y There will be two two-reel
stories, and a one-reel comic.
Irvine, Jan. 2. Mr. and Mrs. J. K.
Harrison and son of Flemington,
passed through here. Monday.
Dr. and Mrs. S. i H. Blitch and
Messrs. Landis and LoonisV "Blitch
and Mr. ; and Mrs. : F. E. Fant of
Blitchton, were guests of Dr. and
Mrs. J. L. Davis Christmas day.
Mr. and Mrs. -Dug Fant and chil children
dren children and guest of Flemington were
guests of Mrs. J. L. Davis Wednesday
night. ; ;;' -y,' "'
Mr. and Mrs. L. K. Edwards and
Miss Ruye Edwards returned Thurs Thursday
day Thursday from Fernandina, after spending
several days y with Mr. V and Mrs.
Charles Binnicker. ;
Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Davis and. Miss
Mamie Fant and Mrs. Zora Mclvei
of Ocala spent Friday in Blitchton,
the guests of Dr. and. Mrs. S. H
Blitch. v.-;-. ;,
Mr. John Carter and Mr. Angus
Carter of Fairfield, passed through
here Saturday.
Miss Callie Carter of Fairfield was
the guest of Mifs Mamie Fant Mon Monday
day Monday afternoon. ;.
Tea Rooms
I 8 A. M. to 7:30 P. M.
N. MainSt; Opposite Postoffice
are colors ground in tough, elastic
Coach Varnish and one coat will make
your faded automobile or carriage
look like new. They are easy to ap apply
ply apply and dry with a strong, high gloss gloss-clinching
clinching gloss-clinching Enamel finish. Made for
wear and tea. 2-8
For Sale By V
'. Ocala. Fla.
Get our prices on the Goodrich
when you are needing new tires. Bla Blalock
lock Blalock Brothers. Phone. 78. 31-6t'


Cotton Plant, Jan. 3. Christmas is j
past and the new yeaf 19i.8, is upon i
us. We have enjoyed the holidays j
which were spent very quietly with
quite a number of the "folks" here
with us. -': - --:',
The past week has been severely 4
cold. One could hardly get up the
nerve to leave the fireside. Monday,
Dec. 31st, at 1:30 o'clock, a; sprinkle
of snow, fell. It was quite a sight to
most of us as some had never, seen
any and altho it was a small sprinkle
it was enough to give us an idea of
what it is like. Our boys in the
northern training camps have been
writing us about seeing snow. Altho'
it is bad for them, never being used
to anything like It, they 'are enjoying
good health. William Parker is" in
New Jersey and writes that he is
feeling fine. Alfred Harroun is on
the rwestern border J of New York
state on the shores of Lake Ontario,
and writes that a small portion of
that-lakehas beenfrozen over for a
distance of two and a half miles and
that some of the boys walked across.
.He has been well. At the last writ writing
ing writing he was in bed with mumps, but
said he wasn't sick and hated to stay
in bed when he felt good. y
Quite a number of our farmers have
been killing hpgs during the cold
W. E. Veal and family and L. C.
Bell and family spent the past week
there with relatives.
Messrs. Carroll Frazier; Eugene
Connor and Dexter Phillips and Miss
Lula Doke and Miss Annie Pope Eag Eag-leton
leton Eag-leton of Ocala motored out Monday
night 'and spent several hours with
Misses Carrie Barco, Helen Veal and
Margaret Bell.
Messrs. Joe Hudgens and Beechei
Beck were caallers in our burg Mon Monday
day Monday afternoon. '.
Miss Viola Trotter spent several
jdays with Miss Rachel Veal.
Mr. C. A.. Scandrett is a hustling
farmer; he has much of his ground
broken up. : h
Mr. Emmet Watson of York, gave a
pillau to his friends last Friday eve evening.
ning. evening. Quite a few attended and pro pronounced
nounced pronounced it a success in every way.
Our new pastor disappointed us
again last Sunday. Quite a fewwere
out expecting to hear him. We hope
he will be 'with, us next time.
Mr., and Mrs. J. II. Clark of Fel Fellowship
lowship Fellowship spent Sunday here the guests
of Mr, and Mrs. Newcomb Barco. v
Blitchton, Jan. 2. -Dr. and Mrs. S.
II. Blitch entertained twenty of their
friends Friday with a turkey dmner,
honbring their son, Mr Loonis Blitch
on his 21st birthday. ;
J Dr; and Mrs. S. H. Blitch,- Messrs.
Landis, Loonis aftd Fenton Blitch and
Ear Phillipl attended Coburn's min minstrels
strels minstrels in Ocala Friday night. night.-c
c night.-c Mr. F. E. Fant visited' Morriston
Saturday. v
- Mrs. R. T. Brown and daughter,
Mattie of Red Spring, N. C, returned
home Sunday after spending a week
with the former's sister, Mrs. A. L.
McKay. '; -1 ; t ; y y -;
Miss Rowena Hammons, Messrs Messrs-W.
W. Messrs-W. P. Hammons, Ruf us Williams," B.
C. Blitch, A. JL. McKay, Roy and
Claude Godwin visited Ocala Monday.
Miss Opal Blitch left Tuesday for
Bronson to resume her school duties.
The farmers are taking advantage
of 'the cold weather to kill hogs.
Mr. Arthur Fitch returned home
Tuesday from Rojand, N- C, where
he visited relatives during Christ-
. -....'
Mr. Ruf lis Williams leaves today
for Nocajee, to visit his mother.
In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju Judicial
dicial Judicial Circuit of Florida, in and
for Marion County, in Chancery.
Ocala Special Tax School District
Number One, of Marion County,
Florida, Complainant, vs. State
of Florida, Defendant Notice.
To the Citizens and Taxpayers of
Ocala Special Tax School District
Number One of Marion County,
Florida: :'" '
You are hereby notified that on the
12th day of December, 1917, Ocala
Special Tax School District Number
One of Marion county. Florida filed a
'petition in the circuit court of the
fifth judicial circuit ci Florida in ana
for Marion county, against the state
of Florida, through George W. Sco Sco-field,
field, Sco-field, state attorney for the fifth ju judicial
dicial judicial circuit of Florida, to determine
what authority of said district to in incur
cur incur a. certain bonded debt and the le
gality of all proceedings had or taken
in connection therewith; said bonded
debt desired to be incurred by said
district being Ten Thousand Dollars
in bonds of said district, being ten in
number of the denomination of One
Thousand Dollars each, maturing
twenty years from their date, bear bearing
ing bearing five per cent interest per annum,
payable annually, both the principal
and interest of said bonds being pay payable
able payable at the treasury of Marion coun county,
ty, county, Ffbrida, in the city of Ocala, Flor Florida;
ida; Florida; therefore, you are hereby notified
that pursuant to Chapter 6868 of the
Laws of Florida, the judge of said
court on the 12th day of December,
1917, issued an order-to the said state
attorney requiring him to show cause
before the judge of said court in- the
circuitf court room in Ocala, Florida,
; on the 10th day of January, 1918,
at nine, o'clock in the forenoon, why
said bonds should not be validated
and confirmed, and at the same time
and place you are also hereby noti notified
fied notified to show cause, if any you have,
why the said bonds above described
should not be validated and confirm confirmed.
ed. confirmed. ..' ... .y
Witness my hand and official seal
at Ocala, Florida, this the 12th day
of December, 1917.
(Seal) P. It. Nugent,
Clerk of Said Court.
12-13-thur By Ruth Ervin, D. C.


Lake Weir, Jan. 1. Mrs. S. P. Car Carson
son Carson accompanied by Mrs. M. E.
Holmes of Nashville, arrived a few
days ago to spend the winter on the
lake at the former's cottage.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Webster of
Rhode Island are occupying their
cozy cottage near Lake Weir station,
and will have Mrs. Briggs of Wes Westerly,
terly, Westerly, R. I., as their guest in a few
days. Mrs. Briggs will erect a modest
little bungalow on the Jot she pur purchased
chased purchased from Mr. Webster last spring.
Mrs. H. B. Potter and bright little
son, Martin of Jacksonville, just con concluded
cluded concluded a Christmas visit to Mrs.
Potter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
Martin. '
The friends of Mr. J. G. Spurlin
will be pleased to learn he is recov recovering
ering recovering rapidly from his recent severe
illness and hopes soon to be able to
leavef Hot Springs for Georgia, where
he and Mrs. Spurlin will visit friends
for a month or six weeks, before re returning
turning returning to Florida.
Miss Thelma Griffith of Terra
Haute, Ind., is spending $ie winter
wih her aunt, Mrs. Frank Deming.
Miss Griffith is a musician of unusual
ability and a very attractive young
lady. ': v; 1
-Mr. Edgar Freise of Claysburg,
Pa., who has been spending two
weeks with his Uncle' and aunt, Dr.
and Mrs. F. P. Herr, left Monday
morning for Arcadia ind other, points
in Southern Florida, where Jse will
spend the remainder of the winter.
Rev. Ditmar of Man's Choice, iPa.,
arrived Monday evening and is very
pleasantly located at the Henry home
for the nextytwo months.
Rev. J. A. Jordan, wife and ..three
children of Madison, Fla., have se secured
cured secured "Shady Nook," "one of the
Henry cottages on the lake and will
arrive in a few days to -spend a year
at least. Rev. Jordan will hold ser services
vices services two Sundays a month at the
Baptist church, morning and even even-ing.
ing. even-ing. --;'.
The friends of smiling Tom. Mc Mc-Gahagin
Gahagin Mc-Gahagin were more than glad to
greet him Christmas day when he
came on a short leave to see his par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. x William McGah McGah-agin,
agin, McGah-agin, butsorry to know his visit was
cut short by a wire from headquar headquarters
ters headquarters to report at "Camp Jackson the
next day. .. .
Mr. Jeff Marshall of Lakeland paid
Oklawaha a brief visit during the
holidays. K
The lively and popular agent at
Oklawaha received a questionnaire to
fill out for service with his Uncle
Samuel vNow the patriotism of the
ladies and people at large need not
be questioned but we simply cannot
give pp our "Skeet" to be shot at by
the Germans. So we have made it a
rule notito give him a single piece of
cake of candy for tl.e past two
months, but have literally fed him on
pickles of every description and now
defy his Uncle or even Aunt Sammie
to find him when the roll is called. We
don't need -to. see him, but just, whis whisper
per whisper his name over the phone ahd be before
fore before the vibration is lost the business
is transacted and the shadow like a
dancing sunbeam ,is. casting about to
do some one else a kindly service. If
appearances are deceptive and he
should weigh more than the regula regulation
tion regulation number of pounds we will grace gracefully
fully gracefully bow to superior authority and
load? him down with sweaters, scarfs
and helmets of every description,
which will be some cbnsolation at
Fort McCoy, Jan. 2. The naval
battle on Silver Lake has been post postponed
poned postponed on account of severe cold
weather to Saturday night, January
12th, beginning at 7 o'clock. Dance,to
follow until midnight. Gov, Catts is
expected to -be here", witness the min miniature
iature miniature battle, preach for us Sunday
and make an inspection of Fort Mc McCoy
Coy McCoy with a view of recommending it
for government use for a cantonment
or camp of some distinction.
We heartily corsmend Gov. Sidney
J. Catt3 for the interest he iaS mani manifesting
festing manifesting in the general welfare of our
soldier boys. After traveling the
state for four years I recommend
Fort McCoy as a superb location for
a cantonment or war camp for our
new army, for thi3 reason: It is not
convenient to congested cities, there
are three mile3 square of good eleva eleva-tiofi,
tiofi, eleva-tiofi, high and dry, no malaria, beau beautiful
tiful beautiful clear water lakes for bathing
and fishins-. verv few mosouitoes.
goodVvvater and it's water that you
can wash your face and handSin
with" some, pleasure; situated about
half way between the gulf and At Atlantic
lantic Atlantic ocean and in a latitude that
makes it" ideal for year around liv living.
ing. living. I strictly oppose the idea of
sending our extreme southern rais raised
ed raised boys too far north, for all the
year around 'training, but rather lo locate
cate locate the camp in a healthy location
with a good latitude in Florida. Ar Arcadia
cadia Arcadia will be considered too Lot in
midsummer after it is too late to
. Mrs. Minnie A. Bostkk has now on
display the new Palm Beach Sport
hats. Ladies invited to call and get
your new spring hat. Mrs. Minnie A.
Bostick, corner Harrington Hall hotel
building. Phdne 310. 22
real esfate and investment
Ocala - Florida
Get my Bulletin of Bargains

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RATES: Six line niaxiraum. one
time 25c; three times 60c; six times?
7ac; one month $3. Payable in advance
"My Optician"
I e?pocially oiler my services to the
people of Central Florida, and invite!
personal visits or mail ordeis.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bld.j
FOR EXCHANGE Will exchange al
new bungalow, 5 rooms and bath,1
garage, two large lots, in Ocala fori
high-class touring car in No. 1 condi-f
tion. This offer will only hold good!
for one week. J. H. Wendler, "Orlan-I
do, Fla j v. y l-2-6t j
WANTED Two hound pups from?
two to six months old. Address Tomf
Smothers, R. F. D Micanopy, Fla. St
FOR SALE Pair of genuine 'Mal-J
tese kittens; about two months old.J
Price $3. "Inquire at Star vofiice. 6t
- i i $
FOR SALE Home cured lard and!
home .cured smoked meats. Everyl
pound guaranteed. Any quantity. Ad-j
dress C. H. Luffman, Sparr, Fla. lm
FIRE WOOD For sale. Stove wood!
lengths. Phone 185X, for prompt ds-j
livery. J. C. Johnson. 10-im
FOR. SALE Nice lot 70 x 112 in see-f
ond ward also' nice residence lot at
$200. W. W. Condon. 21-tf
: 111
FOR RENT The residence knowrj
as the Rawls home on Nonth Sanchez!
street. All modern improvements.
Apply! to C. Rheinauer. 11-26-tf
WANTED At once, a competent!
white woman or girl for geenra)
house work; no washing. Call at 39i
Pond street. l-3-6t
Manicure Sets, the good kind witlil
rea1 steel m the files and knives, at
Qeri's Drug Store. lg S
s 1
- ?
Cardui, tlie woman's
tonic, helped Airs. Wil Wil-llzm
llzm Wil-llzm Eversole. of "Hazel"
J Pjt?h ITir 'TtfuA what
bed for weeks unable to
get up. I had such a
weakness, aid dizziness,
... and the pains were
very severe. A friend
tbid cie I had tried every every-thi
thi every-thi ag else, vhy net
Cardui? ... I did, s-J
scca saw it was helping
r.s . After 12 bottles,
I aai strong and well."
The Woman's Tcnis
Do yoa feel v.-jsik, diz dizzy,
zy, dizzy, wcrn-out? Is your
lackef goodheali caused
from any of ths cora cora-plaints
plaints cora-plaints so conrsoa to
women? Then why not
rive Cardoi a trial? It
i N should surely do for you
" what it has done for so
f 1
i 1
! j
women -v. ho r.uiicred it
should help you back to
I health.
L A Ask some lady friend
f. who has taken CarduL
',; J She will tell ycu how it
H M helped her. Try CarduL
fr;.J -:r.---CL
All Druggists
m ;
! S4l
Careful Estimates made on all Ccn
tract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.


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