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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Evening star
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Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (June 24, 1895).
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night tonight irucentral and portions.
OGALA, FLORIDA, FIBDAY, JANUARY 4, 1918:
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ARTILLERY

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AIRPliES
French Bring Down Eight of
Teuton Birdmen on the
Verdun 'From?
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(Associated Press)
Paris, Jan. 4. Violent artillery
fighting on the Champagne and Ver Ver-"
" Ver-" dun fronts is reported in today's of of-Scial
Scial of-Scial statement. Eight German air air-lanes
lanes air-lanes were brought down.
ENGLISH 51 ABE SLIGHT AD AD-VANCE
VANCE AD-VANCE London, Jan. 4. Local fighting
taok place yesterday afternoon on the
Cambrai front' in the neighborhood of
Canal du Nord, without producing
any material change in the situation,
the war offlfce reported.'. The war of office
fice office said the British advanced their
line slightly during the night south'
cf Lens."
DISASTER IN RUSSIA
Stockholm-., Jan. 4. A Haparanda
, dispatch to Tklningen says a muni munitions
tions munitions depot on the Russian southwest southwestern
ern southwestern front was blown up recently, and
that all the buildings within a radius
of two kilometres were destroyed.
Two trains loaded with Cossacks en
route to the Don district were wreck wrecked,
ed, wrecked, causing the death of two thou thousand
sand thousand men.
BIG TALK WILL BEGIN
- Petrograd, Thursday, Jan. 3. The
Bolsheviki have fixed January 18th
at the date for opening the constitu constituent
ent constituent assembly, providing there is 'pres 'present
ent 'present then a quorum "of 400 members.
'Ill
CSMEfffilT
Between Government and Railway
Brotherhoods is Planned by
' ? Secretary McAdoo
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(Associated Press)
Washington, ; Jan. 4. Secretary
of the Treasury McAdoo, director director-general
general director-general of railroads, and the" heads
of the railroad brotherhoods today
agreed on a plan for threshing ou all
wage and labor disputes while gov-
4ernmerit operation prevails.
,
TOMMY LIKES TO HAVE
HIS PICTURE TAKEN
Behind the Lines- in France (Cor (Cor-resepondence
resepondence (Cor-resepondence of Associated Press.)
One of the flourishing ,' trades in th
little towns and villages behind the
line in France is the photographer's.
The soldier has a universal fondness
for having his picture taken.'
With the British Tommy, the visit
to the village camera man is a reg regular
ular regular event of the greatest importance,
and requires great preparations. He
borrows 'the bct pair of puttees in
his section, or, better still, a pair of
field-service boots, brushes his clothes
with great care, cleans his belt and
bandolier, and polishes his buttons;
If he belongs to a mounted corps,
his spurs and cutting whip will make
a great display, for although every everybody
body everybody agrees that in this war 'the in infantry
fantry infantry is the most, important branch,
there; is still a glamor attaching to
the mounted man, even if his mount
te only a cart horse or a mule. Eques Equestrian
trian Equestrian portraits are much Jn demand,
it is said, by the girls at home.
As often as not, Tommy,-gets pho photographed
tographed photographed in a group with four, or
five men from-his 'section.,; For one
thing, this is cheaper. For another,
it supplies a testimonial of the' gcod
company he keejs, and of the fine
fellows that his section-always .he
"finest in the army" is composed of.
Thousands''' of., these ; photographs
are sent every day from France to
England. The officers vfhose busi business
ness business it is to censor Private Atkins
correspondence gets very tired of
seeing that 'noble hero's countenance
enclosed in every letter he sends "for
weeks after the event, and the num number
ber number of fem:nine admirers entitled to
copies of the photographic artist's
production seems to be unlimited.
The prevalence of the group pho photograph
tograph photograph leads :to many, romantic de developments.
velopments. developments. Some "girl friend" of
the recipient admires "the good good-looking
looking good-looking lance corporal next to you,
Tom," and a new cprrespondence
starts up under the fatherly eye of
the censorship officer.
CLe'aeake Bay Oysters receiveo
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Get our nrices on the Goodrich

..when you are"needing new tires. Bla-k-
lock Brothers. Phone 78. J31-6t
Chesapeake Bay uysters receiver"
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PRESIDENT USUI'S

Ill
Contemplate Improved Service, Bet Better
ter Better Pay for Men and Security
for the Stockholders
(Associated Press) r
.Washington, Jan. 4. President
Wilson today laid before Congress,
assembled in joint session, his rec recommendations
ommendations recommendations for carrying out gov government
ernment government operation of the fc railroads.
Bills to carry out the" president's
ideas, already prepared under super supervision
vision supervision of 'the department of justice;
were immediately introduced with
plana for prompt consideration by
both House and Senate. ;'.
To guarantee properreturns to the
roads the president recommends that
Congress provide, compensation at
rate of the net operating income-for
the past three fiscal years. He also
recommended legislation to r provide
for te maintenance and 'betterment
of the roads and a five hundred mill million
ion million dollar fund for government opera operation.
tion. operation. .
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President Wilson. Seeks to Avoid
Repetition of Some of Last
Summer's Experiences
(Associated Press)
Washington, Jan. ,4. President
Wilson has summoned some of the
House leaders interested in ; water-
power legislation to a conference at 1
the White .House tonight- with, tht.
view of expeditious action ori some
measure I which will reconcile all dif differences.
ferences. differences. He is seeking to avoid the
deadlock that occurred on the same
subject during the last'session.
Carolina boy commended
; Secretary Daniels has commended
Ensign George Etheredge, among
others, for gallantry, in the rescue of
the crew of the steamship Paddleford,
October 30th, when the y vessel went
ashore in a heavy surf at an unnamed
point. Etheredge is from Saluda, S.
C.
CLINCHFIELD COPPED THE COIN
Profits of more than a million dol-
lars. were made by the Clmchfield
iiavmaiiuit i.uuiuaujr ii o ucai uuun-
ing government shipbuilding con
tracts, according to testimony before
the Senate ; commerce committee inr
vestigating the shipbuilding pro
gram.
SHORTAGE OF
" SHIP DRAFTSMEN
Washington, Jan.-4. There are not
enough ship draftsmen in the" United
States to do the drafting work need--
ed to carry out the naval and merch merchant
ant merchant ship-building program. Our coun
try, is engaged m the execution of
the greatest warship construction
plan in history, comprising 787 ves
sels, intruding, ail types from super super-dreadnaughts
dreadnaughts super-dreadnaughts to submarine chasers.
Naval v appropriations ; aggregating
nearly two '.billions 'of dollars have
been made since August, 1916.
Coincident with thfe demand for in
creased naval wprk ther is an equally
urgent call for an increase of merch merchant
ant merchant ship construction. It is betraying
no secret to say that m both branches
there is a shortage of technical men
available for the work.
'i-The United States "Civil- Service
Commission is endeavoring to relieve
the dearth of ship draftsmen by fec fec-ommending
ommending fec-ommending to the heads of collegesi
and technical school that senior stud students
ents students in engineering courses be given
intensive training in naval architec architecture;
ture; architecture; during the coming spring, with
a view to making them, available for
employment as 5 ship draftsmen in
June. The commission : is also re receiving
ceiving receiving applications from; qualified
architectural, mechanical, and struc structural
tural structural steel draftsmen, and is certify certifying
ing certifying them for employment in -the navy
department and in navy yards on ship
work.
Local boards of civil service exam-
f iners at the post' office, in all of the
larger cities are furnishing detailed
information and application blanks.
Applicants are not required to ap appear
pear appear in an examination room for a
written examination, but are rated
upon their education, training and
experience.
"Let us give you prices on' vulcan vulcan-izing
izing vulcan-izing before you throw away that
tire. Blalock Brothers.. Phone 78. 6t
Do you read tho want ads?

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WATER FRONT
Breaking Out in a Paper Warehouse
for Aw"hile Threatened ;
Munitions Factory
(Associated Press)
Hoboken, Jan.' 4. Fire which
threatened a part of 'the water front
now tindery government control broke
out this morningand two hours later
continued to spread. All the -fire ap apparatus
paratus apparatus available was called to pre prevent
vent prevent the spread of the flames to a.
nearby munition factory. Paper stock
valuedat $100,000 was destroyed in
the Catty-McQuade building, where
the blaze started.
ONLY. QUARTER MILLION LOSS-
The fire was under control at noon
after a fight of several hours, with a
loss approximating $325,000.' A num number
ber number of firemen : were overcome by
cold an4 smoke and had to beTemov
ed to hospitals.
poincaire's message to ;
the American people
Monday, Dec. 31, -our s'tate depart depart-ment
ment depart-ment received the : following cable-
jgram from M. Poincaire, president of
the French republic:
I "As the year 1917 closes, I look
back with emotion to the months just
elapsed and to the successive phases
of the world struggle and in partic
ular to the entrance of the United
States into the' war; 1
"Champions -of, a common"; cause,
the American people arid "the, French
people, whom a fraternity of arms
has united in ,the past, whom it is
binding still more closely today, con contemplate
template contemplate v with unshakable firmness
and with the serene consciousness of
their duty the liberating task that
they r have sworn to accomplish to
theindrfrae:iyeW: 19l8 will see the
continuation ofTthe ;"sublfmeJ:-ieffbTt;vpf
the free nations grourjed.fo? the' de de-fense
fense de-fense of honor and of the : pledged
word,' for the safeguarding of all
motherlands, great or smaM,; against
the powers of imperialism and autoc autocracy,
racy, autocracy, whose avowed "design it is U
dispose of peoples. Just as they" have
led them to death without consulting
them; .;':i'--;':v'y-'v::r-H';';;-'
-,"Tis the d ar-off ypice'of Washing Washington
ton Washington that resounds still, at the thresh threshold
old threshold of the new year, as in the heroic
hours of yore, and ; the echoes oi
which are repealed throughout the
glorious American Union. France,
f too, hears it. The illustrious Amer-
i erfitaeman .KAnrB no Tina
. h through sacrifice ; Jd like
I his eminent successor, PresidentWil-
' r 1 ..:-
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ouji, occius iu oay w uic uauuus unit united
ed united for the salvation of humanity,
'Carry on to victory the flag of free freedom.'
dom.' freedom.'
PARVIN BLALOCK
large' circle
of Ocala friends
deeply regret 4o hear that Mr. Par Par-vm
vm Par-vm Blalock, formerly of this city,
died at the hnne of his parents in
Madison, Friday, Jan. 4, 1918. Mr.
Blalock ; was ud Christmas, but had
l jjeen quite ill ever since. A tele
gram was received here jn the morn morning
ing morning stating his : critical condition
which it was truly hoped was' exag exag-rerated.
rerated. exag-rerated. His brother, M;, J.' i. Pla Pla-lock,
lock, Pla-lock, left in a car at once, but arriv arrived
ed arrived too late.
Mr. Blalock was a splendid young
man and a real Christian gfntleman.
He .was of a rather qpiet disposition,
but those who lenew him well greatly
admired his sterling qualities, and
will always cherish his memory. His
parents, seven brothers and sister?
and his "aunt, Mrs. George L. Taylor
have the sympathy of many friends
in their loss, for he had been unusual unusually
ly unusually cherished as .from r children they
knew that' his years here were not to
be long, owing to a very weak heart.
Mr. Blalock was in his 28th year,
three of which he spent in this city
whpn he worked for Mr. E P.-' Rente.
He was also connected with banks
' try, m
in uamesviiie, uartow ana jviaai jviaai-son.
son. jviaai-son. 7 ;
Mr. Blalock leaves bis parents, Dr.
and Mrs. A. L. Blalock, four brothers
and sister, Carol, James, Maury, Wil William
liam William and Emeline of Madison, and
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Jan. 30 is National Tag the

Shovel Day
(Printed by Request of. the National Food Adnlsistratioa)

STATISTICS OF

THE SLACKERS
Show There are Only Fifty Thousand
of the White-Livered Tribe in
United States
(Associated Press. f
; Washington, Jan. 4. There are
50,000 real slackers in the United
States, is Provost Marshal General
Crowder's "estimate in a report- to
Secretary: Baker. The provost mar marshal
shal marshal general's calculation supposes
T;en men in each registration district
nave escaped service without being
caught.. Only a few more than 16,000
have been identified and about 2000
have been prosecuted. The reports
of the provost marshal general show
that 928' Germans of draft age have
been accepted for service la the na national
tional national army.- '
SIIK !,1 1.1UST : :
DO THE SGflAPPlllG
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Battle Line, Says Provost Marsha
- General Crowderis No Place :
for Benedicts m
(Associated Press)
Washington, Jan. 4. -All men for
the war armies still to be raised by
the United States will come from
class 1 under the new selective service
plan. That means "the nation's fight fighting
ing fighting is to be done by young men with without
out without families dependent upon their la labor
bor labor for support and unskilled' in nec necessary
essary necessary industrial or agricultural
work. ';:..'":-' :
' Provost Marshal General Crowder
announces the new policy- in an' ex exhaustive;
haustive; exhaustive; report upon the operation .ol
the selective draft law' submitted
yesterday to Secretary Baker and
sent to Congress. He 'says class 1
should provide men for all military
needs of the country and to accom accomplish
plish accomplish that object he urges, amendment
of the draft law so as to provide that
all men who have reached their twenty-first
birthdays" since June 5,' 1917,
shall be required to register for clas classification.
sification. classification. Also in the interest of fair
distribution of the military burden,
he proposes that the quotas of states
or districts be determined hereafter
on the basis of the number of men in
class 1 and not; upon population.
Available figures indicate, the re report
port report says,-. that there are 1 ,000,000
physically and otherwise qualified
men undert the, present regulation
who will be found in class 1 when -all
questionnaires have been returned
and the classification period ends
February 4.5, To this the extension
of registration to men turning 21
since June 5 of last year and there thereafter
after thereafter will add 700,000 effective men
a year.
JUNIOR LEAGUE BUSINESS
-Met at parsonage 'Jan. 3. Marjorie
Burnett, secretary pro tern. Scripture
verses by Juniors. Prayer by pastor.
Four1 devotional meetings with one
council meeting reported. Good pro programs
grams programs each Sunday with average at attendance
tendance attendance of twenty t Fifteen bouquets
at Christmas, five visits to sick ana
some fruit. Christmas program in the
church and a Christmas tree at home
of superintendent. A literary pro program
gram program was decided upon for Jan. 25,
a study circle on "Heroes of the Old
Testament" for Jan. 14. February 1
an entertainment will be given for
honor members. A birthday offering
will be given in the league. Absent
members will -be visited and report
blanks were distributed for f uU re report
port report at next business meeting.
brothers, ; Mr. J. J. Blalock of Ocala
and Mr. Clarence Blalock, who is in
the army. His elder brother, died a
year ago in Jacksonville.
Mr. Blalock also leaves three de devoted
voted devoted aunts, Mrs. R. I. Nixon of Tam Tampa,
pa, Tampa, Mrs. Phillips of Jacksonville,
Mrs. G. L- Taylor of this city, an
uncle, Dr.-Fred Blalock of Miami and
his grandmother, Mrs. Blalock, all of
whom are well known fcere.
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El' CABINET

Military Committee Thinks There
Should be Another Department
to Handle Munitions
(Associated Press)
Washington, Jan. 4.- The estab establishment
lishment establishment of a department of muni munitions
tions munitions under a new cabinet head to be
known as "secretary of munitions,"
is proposed in .a bill introduced to today
day today by Senator Chamberlain, as a re result
sult result of the Senate mijitary commit committee's
tee's committee's investigation of war operations.
:; r.;-V:', '-.- -J "- . ,;'
v tlST-OF REGISTRANTS
To Whom Questionnaires were Msil-
: ed January 4, 1918
Fred B. Dreher, Micanopy.
Fletcher Cade, Micanopy.
Leon Iii Garbutt, Dunnellon.
' Will, Patterson, Ocala.
Alexander Clarl Sparr.
' Richard Havard, Irvine. .
Bryant T. Forbes, Anthony.
Joel T. Hall Jr., Williston.
Sam C. Washington, Dunnellon.
Walter Kendrick, Ocala.
. Eugene Thompson, Zuber.
Frank Menchan, Martel.
Joe Armstrong, Bell eview.
Albert Richard, Summerfield. .v
William D. Adams, Ocala.'
Eugene. Williams, Ocala.
Stephen Brown, Ocala.
Bide ; Melvine, Electra.
Charles G Hamilton, Mcintosh.
Lew,is Graham, Ocala.
Charles W. Tillis, Candler.
Calvin Dickerson, Santos.
Willie A. Yongue, Fairfield.
Henry C. Boyles, Sparr.
William J.' Lyles, Sumnerficld.
Wilson-Lewis, Citra. '
Harry A.Petrie, Bay Lake.
John Dewese, Sparr.
William N.' Camp, Ocala,
Earl I Drawdy Higleyv
James Rice, Ocala.
' John L Whitfield, Ocala. ;
Sumner Piillins, Ocala. A
John F: Weber, Ocala.
Hniy G. Reynolds, Astor Park.
' Sari R. Pylcs Jr Ocala.
Walter Henry, Morriston.
Peter Washington, Mcintosh.
John B. Long, W. Palm Beach.
Sam J. Hill, Anthony.
James Sabie, Ocala.
Frank Churchill, Ocala.
Boyd Tompson, Ocala.
Jamie Favor, Candler.
George P. Mabury, Syracuse, N. Y
John C. Coker, Mcintosh.
' Austin Jordan, Citra.
Elias Perry, Ocala.
Alphonso Myers, Ocala.
WUlie C. Hlghtower, Moss Bluff.
Samuel J. Proctor, Summerfield.
- Robert A. MacKay, Ocala.
Nathan Ellis, Ocala. :
Archie Osteen, Micanopy.
" Walter Holloway, Lynne.
Willie Moton, Morriston.
Willie Dew, Ocala.
James Williams, Fort McCoy.
Willie Weatherspoon, Anthony.
AlOnzo Kinzler, Kendrick.
Jerry McMahon, Ocala.
Lafayette L. Taylor, Ocala.
Leo H. Williams, Martel.
Richard Jackson, Citra.
Joseph A. Yongue, Oklawaha.
Osceola Cason, Dunnellon.
Arthur Vreen, Ocala.
Sim Thomas, 4)unnellon.
. John Henry Thomas, Irvine.
Emanuel Bvel, Dunnellon. t
Allan Sams, Citra.
Frank Wright, ICendrick.
Warren Yarborough, Conner.
Chas. T. Edwards, Morriston.
Fred E. Wellhoner, Miami.
George Johnson, Morriston.
; George White, Anthony.
William Cameron, Mcintosh.
Samuel Behn, Flemington.
Ison' Johnson, t Oak.
. Arnett H. Brown, Orange Lake.
Henry W. Mixson, Micanopy. ;
Kelly B. Woodford, oBardman.
William B. Holly, Electra.
John B. McLin, jOcala.
Villie Hills, Dunnellon.
Oliver Frazier, Irvine.
Alfred Gant, Zuber.
Isaac Barnett, Sparr.
Clarence Hope, Belleview.
Charlie Stocker, Reddick.
Albert Luff man, Ocala.
Jose P. Giles, Ocala.
Dave Monroe j Summerfield.
Local Board for Marion County,
By L, R. Trammel!, Clerk. :
PAL3I BEACH HATS
Just received a complete line of
new Spring Sport Hats. Call and
see the new styles. Mrs. Minnie A.
Bostick, corner Harrington Hall ho hotel.
tel. hotel. Phone 310. r, 22
The largest and best assortment of
WHITE IVORY SETS ever shown ii,
Ocala. The prices are right. The Court
Pharmacy. tf
Star ads. are business build ;r a.

SOIIIG TO EHliBE

Money Will be Spent to Enable It to
Accommodate xnother Seven
Thousand Men
(Associated Press)
, Washington, Jan. 4 Camp Greene,
at Charlotte, now used as an assem assembly
bly assembly camp for the regular army, is to
be enlarged to accommodate anothei
brigade of 7000 men, at a cost of
$200,000.
fCoaches Carrying Gcvemraent Em
ployes Smashed in a Head Head-on
on Head-on Collision
. ..
- (Associateu rressj
Norfolk, Jan. 4. Sixteen men, a
majority of whom are government
employes, were injured when two
coaches carrying the cien to the con concentration
centration concentration ; depot at Port Lock, ran
into a light engine in the Norfolk
Western yards at Port Lock this
) morning.
, ';-
PROTECTION IN PRBTE
ON MILL FEEDS
AH users of feed such as "shorts,
standard middlings, mixed feeds,
flour v middlings, t bran," etc., which
come under the common term of mill
feeds, are now protected as to price
by a recent ruling of the United
States food! administration, which
went into effect on the 25th of Decem-ber.-"..
'"'" .". "',- :
Mr. Braxton Beacham, food admin administrator
istrator administrator for Florida, calls special at attention
tention attention of the people of this state to
this ruling, and wishes them to be
sure- that retail prices charged art,
not unreasonable.: The action of the
(food administration should work a.
benefit in prices' to the con umer, as
the mills have been limited to a cer certain
tain certain charge on feeds' of the kind men
tibned,- and the limitations extend to
the wholesale dealer and the licensed
retail dealer, so that no extortionate
charge can be made, or maintained.
Millers are required to use not
more than 264 pounds of wheat of
58 pounds to the bushel in making
196 pounds of 100 per cent flour. Mil-
I lers.can rempve o per, cent of the
flour so milled, and sell the part re removed
moved removed as a lower grade four, but the.
95 per cent can not ba further sep separated
arated separated or divided, and none of tha
flours can be sold or mixed as feed.
While the manufacturers are al allowed
lowed allowed a range of prices' that will al allow
low allow competition, they are not allowed
to exceed 25 cents per barrel at tht
mills, and differential "charges are
also fixed so that complete tsabiliza
tiori is secured.
Manufacturers are also held to ob observance
servance observance of prices which shall not
exceed 38 per cent of the cost per
ton of wheat delivered at the mill,
and the price muH average with the
previous ; month's cost. Dealers and
manufacturers are held to "observance
of rulings regarding differentials for
certain kinds of packages and sacks,
including wooden barrels, jute and
cotton sacks, and paper bags.
Food Administrator Beacham em emphasizes
phasizes emphasizes the fact that the new order
will no doubt result in lower prices
for the feeds mentioned, and consum consumers
ers consumers can expect to see some reduction
in the near future.
The rulings referring to the 'sub 'subject
ject 'subject have been made a part of the
general food regulations', and all
dealers who' are not entirely familiar
with them should at once communi communicate
cate communicate with the v milling division at
Washington for detailed instructions.
...... ;
CORDIAL INVITATION TO
FORT KING CAMP
Mr. John Fl Dupree, clerk of Red-,
dick Camp, Wopdmen of the World,
sends the following to Clerk Sage of
the Ocala camp:
Reddick Camp, No. 384 invites
Fort King Camp W. O. W., to attend
a chicken- pillati at Mr. C. B. Howell's
packing house on the Gainesville
road, just across the railroad, at
Lowell, Jan, 8th,
NOTICE
The annual stockholders '" meeting
o fthe Marion Hardware Company
will be held at their office at Ocala,
Florida, "on. : Tuesday, January the
eighth, 1918,. at seven o'clock p. m.
4-3t J. 11. Thomas, Secretary.
' Fresh milk, Hewett Dairy, at the
Delicatessen Shop, 15c. quart. 12-tf

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' Perhaps Germany has despised the
Bolsheviki too much. ---' -r''i
The best way to : Prussianize our
army: is to institute -system of
' damphoolishness that will cause at to
be whipped.
The Bolsheviki have" the underhold
on the Germans, and' they can obtain
whatever they want if they improvt
their opportunity.
Needn't anybody sneer -at; friend friendship.
ship. friendship. Oftentimes it is all tv mart' or
a woman has to show for a lifetime
of hard work and sacrifice;
At the beginning of 1318, the kais
er called the roll of his seven sons,
and all answered. Not one has' had
the decency to get himself killed; 'i
Any time the past week, any Ocala
boy on a cement sidewalk, with ist
agination and a pair of roller skates,
could make believe he 1 was 3 skating
one one of the frozen canals of Hol
land. .'.-.
England has cut the allowance of
sugar to four ounces per -capita &
week, and none may be obtained ex
cept by card. "-America will f have to
do the same thing' before this year
IS OUt. V"
The house in Joppa, Palestine,
where St. Peter stayed withSimon
the Tanner, is to be secured by the
British army as a center for church
affairs of the British troops' fighting
in Palestine.,
f Instead of taking Hoover "away
from his necessary work, to be qui
zed by a partisan 'opponent,, why
doesn t the United States Senate have
the manhood to put Lafollette on the
gridiron?
At the beginning of lie war, we
noticed that. the -Germans, spoke of
France as "the harlot of the worlds
Sines that time, civilization has made
up its mind that Germany is the rape
nend of, the world. f ,-
I v .-...... ...... V. ,.
J ellicoe was removed from the
head of the .British jiavy for. about
the same reason thai Joseph JS. John
ston was removed Jrom. the command
of one of the Confederacy's. amies.
We hope Wemyss won.'t, prove anT
other Hood. '; - :
That is a shabby trick on Hoover.
appointing Senator Reed hist chief
inquisitor. It was Reed, -the took of
the packers, 3 who heldrup the aood
administration bill for weeks, -when
our resources ,were beinsr -. wasted i
.and our allies sufferincr tfor beta. But
the Senate can't: possibly get away
irom politics.
Some people say prohibition has in
' creased the consumption 'of sugar. We
don't see how. It, is true that we and
other he-men never spoiled. the taste
of good whisky with .anyvadulterant,
but we noticed a large number of sis
sies who, in the good, old days when
it was passed over .the Jbar had ..to
nave sugar in" theirs.
John je Hylan took office Tuesdav
as mayor of New York city Snd!am
nounced that his administration
would be on a war basis.that expen
ditures must be cut and "official lux
uries" taboo. Tammany "'Hall fared
well in the distribution of the.", big
offices. Frederick : ; H. Bugher I was
chosen police commissioner.
Frank Huff aker went north to join
the army, but the "army wouldn't

have him, because his eyes weren't
equal to his spunk, and he couldn't
stand the climate, so he shivered and
came home to Tampa again. Tampa
and us are glad Huffy was driven
back where he belongs. South Florida
would miss the bald-headed little sin

ner. . ...
PRAISE FOR OUR PRESIDENT
President Wilson is praised by the
Economist as "the man who can ex
press clearly and without bombasi
the fine ideals which are the real
aims of the Allies.' The article says
that, had such a spokesman beeii
found earlier, the sympathy and sup
port of Russia might permanently
have been enlisted on tthe side of the
Allies. The paper asserts ; also that
President Wilson agrees with Lord
Lansdowne's much discussed state statement
ment statement that the Allies have no desire to
deny to Germany her place -. among
the great commercial communities of
the world. 7: : ;.
"We find" said the Economist,
"that well informed, opinion in the
city : is very strong on this point
that it would be very difficult if not
impossible, to impose an f economic
boycott on Germany in time of peace.
Such threats have" the unfortunate ef effect
fect effect of : stimulating the war interest
of the commercial classes in Germany
when their instincts impel thm so
strongly toward the reasonable peace
that President Wilson offers."
OUR TOBACCO FUND
Have you been thinking of the Am
erican soldiers on duty, in France dur
ing such weather as we have been
enjoying (?) here in Ocala during the
past few days? They are doing duty
in all kinds of weather, and these cold
days we are having is not a circum
stance to those being experienced in
Northern France by our brave boys
in ..khaki.;.;, li: 'V
: While we' can not make the weath
er conditions pleasant for them we
can at least send them good American
"smokes" at a very modest sum. The
packages being jsent over by the Star
in : connection' with ithe American To Tobacco
bacco Tobacco Company and the Red ; Cross
Society are quite a treat to the boys
at the front. .
t These packages cost only 25 cents
each, and just think of the pleasure
to a soldier who .received it. .
Only a few nave .responaea aurr
ing the past week. )
If you haven't done so, get bus
Nov.
Those whose subscriptions to the
fund have not been .reported before
are:
J. H. Benjamin, Ocala, Fla... 1.00
A : Woodman .... ...... .... .50
Chandler Yonge, Plymouth, Fla 1.00
Dr. D. II. Smith, Ocala, Fla... ,25
Mrs. W. J. nilands; New Will-
'.ard Hotel, Washington, D. C. 2.00
Remember, the boys can i A even
purchase American tobacco whert
they are located at any price, .and
no tobacco tastes as1 good to them as
the kind they were' "raisedv on.
Send your subscriptions to the Star
Tobacco Fund, Ocala, Fla.
General Maude, the conqueror of
Bagdad,' who. died recently of cholera
in an army hospital-in Mesopotamia,
lies buried in the center of : the -British
cemetery north of ; Bagdad, ad
joining the old Turkish cavalry bar
racks. A" wooden cross marks rhis
gra.ve, and a heap of, wreaths, "chry-
santhemums and ; rmarigolds were
strewn over the grassless mould ol
the f desert. Among. ;these floral tri-
butes were ribbons and ; artificial
flowers, the tribute-pf the people of
Bagdad, of the Naquib; and rof i the
Jewish school, -whose annual dramatic
entertainment he attended .a m f ew
days before his death.: The nearest
graves to his own ; are those of pri
vates of the division which he used to
command. ?.-.8?- 't
The Star thanks Mr. Wm. B. Schl Schl-ereth,
ereth, Schl-ereth, the naval recruiting 'Officer
here, for a handsome calendar. The
illustration is entitled 'The De Destroyer
stroyer Destroyer ; Patrol," ; and shows one of
Uncle Sam's sea, hornets tearing
thru huge waves that keep-her decks
awash, on her way perhaps to drive
a hostile submarine from some hard hard-pressed
pressed hard-pressed merchant' ship We s appre appreciate;
ciate; appreciate; the gift end shall keep it as a
constant reminder of the Star's brave
boy friends now t doing; their duty in
the navy." Mr.-Schlereth is a very
faithful and efficient recruiting offi
cer. I If he is a fair sample of his 1
class, it is no wonder refruitmg for
our navy has been so rapid.
It is easy to find fault with the
conduct of the war department but
don'tilost sight 'of the fact that on
April 1, last, the American army num numbered
bered numbered just 110,000 men. .Now it num numbers
bers numbers 11,360,000. Somebody has been
busy meantime.-Tampa Times, i ;r.
' Where did you obtain your figures,
sbn? !There were over 150,000 men sin
ihe regular army April 1 last, and
about the same number in the nation national
al national guards. Perhaps you meant, 310,000.
Gov. Catts wires that Florida will
endorse the prohibition amendment.
But her vote, for him is no argument
that he is right for he ran on the
democratic ticket and no convention
o the party has spoken -on the sub subject.
ject. subject. Times-Union,
i The Times-Union's memory is woe woefully
fully woefully 'short. Mr. Knott, as, announced
in the ".news columns of the Times-
Union, was the democratic nominee.
Mr. Catts v&s the nominee of the pro-

hibition party, and was so certified
by that party to the secretary of
state. He has- a right to speak for
the prohibition party, and for no
other. L I :
PUT A BRAKE ON HIGH PRICES

"When some thoughtless person
happens to, ask, What has the food
administration done for the consum consumer?'
er?' consumer?' just call attention to the control
of prices by the administration," says
Food Administrator Braxton Beach Beach-am.
am. Beach-am. V ;.f :- .. : -.
, ."Where would the prices in this
country have gone to, if it had not
been for the food administration reg regulations?
ulations? regulations? What would have been the
price of sugar, flour, and many other
staple commodities, if the food ad administration
ministration administration regulations had not put
a stop to speculation ? The civil wax
prices are still remembered by many
older persons, and records live for
others to study. We know that prices
during war times have always been
higher, but we also 'know that with without
out without -control, there is no limit to the
figures that might be fixed by spec speculators.
ulators. speculators. "The person who decries the work
of the food administration,' is usual usually
ly usually the person who does' not go deep
into the subject, and makes no al allowance
lowance allowance for war conditions. We ad
mit that price of food is higher than
during pre-war times, but ye also
declare that according to all prece
dents they would have gone much
llt.-B.ItHt
tna.
.1 0
John Miller, Boatswain's Maie-tn L vj...-,
: Sam V Navy, "rolling hU oicn. '.'
DeariFrieiid : Y011
asked, me if you
Id send m
cou
anything ... if
you loye your
country send, me
some Bull Durham
tobacco
Writes Bugler John F. Annubis
"D" Co., Infantry
American Expediuonary Force
GENUINE
O Guaranteed by
The'Malvngs
of a Nation
C.U.
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Smoker
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higher, without the restraining hand
of Herbert Hoover.
"Another thing the fault-findei
must remember, is that the food reg regulations
ulations regulations are barely six months old, or
have been in effect but about six
months. Control of prices was a new
thing, in this country and had to be
worked out from the finest point. We
could not theorize without analyzing,
and the way to a perfect system was
covered with many difficulties. The
American people have been accustom accustomed
ed accustomed to but little restraint, and there therefore
fore therefore do not readily accept new meas measures
ures measures of control. But no one can
justly complain of the food adminis administration
tration administration rulings when they consider
what might have been done by spec speculators,
ulators, speculators, had there been no control by
government legislation."
OCALA TWENTY YEARS AGO

The county commissioners, E. L.
Carney chairman, met Tuesday morn morning',
ing', morning', Jan. 4, 1898.
. Clarence J. Smith and It. W. Long
asked the board to petition Gov.
Bloxham to offer a reward for the ap apprehension
prehension apprehension of the murderers of Mr.
I. O. Arms. : ,-; ,:-', V;
, Tom Thompson, Merton Mann, Tom
Harris and Chester Finch returned to
college. V ".' "; :'
News was received of the death of
Captain Sam Agnew at his home
west of the city. j
- N. L. Williams opened an all night
restaurant, the first in the city in
several years.
1 E)r. E. Van Hood left for New-York
city, to attend the polychinic." :
We, did- not swear off anything on
the first. In fact, it's our belief that
we have, been a little meaner than
usual this week.
The cabbage pametto is a resource
the food administration should not
overlook. In the hands of people whoi
know how to prepare it, the cabbage
palmetto can be served in several
most agreeable fonxis, and the, sup supply
ply supply is almost inexhaustible. ?
A number of our people have
thankfully received the, packets of
garden seed sent for distribution
thru the Star by Senator Trammell.
Garden seed is garden seed this year,
and all that is sent to the Star by our
senators and representatives the Star
will carefully put where it will do the
most good.
. The other night, f while taking a
midnight lunch at one of Ocala's res restaurants,
taurants, restaurants, we found ourself next to a
well-dressed and intelligent looking
man, whose behavior indicated good
sense and good breeding, until he was
handed a. cup of coffee. Into this he
proceeded to shovel four heaping
spoonfuls of sugar. At the same time
we suppose, in the various restaur restaurants
ants restaurants of .the United States, at least
a hundred thousand other hogs pull pulled
ed pulled off the same stunt. Sugar is a
luxury for men--it is a necessity for
many .women and all children, ana
there are families all over the coun country
try country who can't obtain sugar for their
children. Such .. men as the person
aforesaid should have large snouts
fastened on their faces, and on the
back of each should' be strapped a
board, inscribed: "I'm a hog; scratch
my back with a brickbat."
J SHADY
Shady, Jan. 2. Mrs. Harry Yealy
and litle daughter, May were Christ Christmas
mas Christmas guests of Mrs. Yealy's mother,
Mrs. Sherman Holland. -
Mrs. Otis Gaskin is enjoying a
visit i from her sisters, Misses Stella
and Myrtle Hogan of Ocala.
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Douglas and
Mrs. J. J. Knoblock were ; dinner
guests of Mrs.'F. G. Buhl and family
Christmas' day. iJ ''
Mr. George Buhl left for Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville Tuesday. Mr.. Buhl and brother,
Mr. Fred Buhl shipped some hogs to
Jacksonville New -Year's day ; and
here's hoping that this is an earnest
for a prosperous year for these wor worthy
thy worthy farmers, v:.
And speaking of New Year's day,
there's an old saying that the s,yeai
will be spent much as you spend that
day, and being a Jbit superstitious
some of us tried tq forget about
Hooverizing and prepared an extra
dinner .and kept busy all day, doing
the things specially pleasing to us.
Mrs: Myrtle Terry, our popular
school teacher, is visiting in the me metropolis
tropolis metropolis this week. i :
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Douglas and
children spent the week-end in Weirs Weirs-dale
dale Weirs-dale with relatives last week. When
they, left Sunday afternoon the men
were busy hauling oranges to -the
packing houses and preparing to fire
the groves. v ":' -r ": ;"- ":
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Barnes left in
their Ford last Friday for : Marco
Island to spend the holidays with
Mrs. Barnes' parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Will Little.
Mr. William Jones is off to aJck aJck-sonville
sonville aJck-sonville 'bn a business trip-;
We are requested to announce that
preaching services will beheld at the
Baptist church every first and third
Sundays in the month. Rev. R. Strick Strickland
land Strickland will preach and everybody is in invited
vited invited to.come, 2:30 p. ra. is the hour.
Mr. and Mrs. B. J. Johnson will
move to Belleview in a few days. r
With best wishes for a good New
Year in every way to the Star and
its many readers.
. wood forTsale
From 1000 acres, half mile to one
mile from Lake Weir station, A.CL
R. R. R. L. Martin, Ocala. 1 t

United States Bonds
and War Savings Stairi'ps
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.

JACKSONVILLE.FLORIDA

,

In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining rom service is
second f none. ". .. "-..
RATES From $1.50 per day per person to ?8.
ROBERT M. MEYER, J. fvAVANAUGH

Proprietor.

HONEYMOCM AYS ii
t : h

By KIN
Ll-
Then Comes thV Photo Studio an They
Airplane, th' Groom With a Se-gar in
Weddln couples are beginnin t re re-turg
turg re-turg t ther ole stampin grounds-t th
scenes o ther engagement days, th'
happiest days they'll ever know agin.
They are tired an' grimy and disillu disillusioned.
sioned. disillusioned. Some have bathed In th'
crystal waters o' Cedar Point, some
have walked solemn-faced thro1 th
historic precincts o George Washln' Washln'-ton's
ton's Washln'-ton's ole home at ML Vernon, some
have crawled thro th' mud Mam Mammoth
moth Mammoth Cave, some have mingled in th
gayety o ,Atiantic City, while some
have returned san-browned from th'
croquet grounds f inland resorts.
V'A hot, sticky weddin tripsin mid midsummer
summer midsummer must be a beautiful experience
-all thr way t Nktgary Falls in a
yelier day coach, half embedded fn
egg shells an spillin' baked beans on ;
th.' red pflish seats 'at 'ever larch o' th'
train. A groom -dressed in a tight fit-J
tin' black forced sale suit covered with
cinders an a big brown derfry "hat "that
won't hang anywhere an' a hi gh one-;
ply La Verdad collar an' a- unmanageable-
neckti. An a bride pinned t-!
gether in a travel: n suit o blue serge j
that turns red on th' shoulder next t
th window an' a hat. o' her own crea creation.
tion. creation. They spend th' first day at th
Falls among th souvenir pustal
booths an Ice crem cone bazars.
Then cmaes th" phott studio an they
git took t'gether settin' in a duiiiiny
aeroplane, th grooin"-with a se-gar in
his mouth an' his hat tilted back. Th
bride places her left hand on his shoul shoulder
der shoulder (ring showin') an' in her 'other
hand she clutches a red goblet bearin'
th inscription, "From ,pecil t' Myrt,
Kiagary Falls, 1917. How happy they
are!She can't tee th Falls fer her
new ring, while his breast swells with
Readthe Star W

; til much i i r

X.

HUBBARD
i!
0u- n
X P. e: M i 1
Git Took T'gether Settin' in a Dummy
His Mouth an' His Hat TiStsd Back.
a feelin' o' security as he notices, hid hidden
den hidden between two ones, a five that
hasn't been broken.
' Ix)ug before they strike th rtate
line on th return trip th groom falls
int a meditative state an' begiss tf
realize fer th first time that hell havo
t' be some contortionist t' make both
ends meet on hla weekly wage. Ha
begins t feel that he should have held
oft fer another year till he had an another
other another suit o clothes. He wonders K
his bride i3 stocked up on clothes an If
her teeth are plugged. As he enume enumerates
rates enumerates th extra added features o' mar married
ried married life th' fear that he'll be reduced
V stogies seizes him an th' scenery
along th route loses Its charm. Thea
th ole happy past looms up when he
ooaraea at nome xer notiiin an ciaa
have anything on his mind but his "hair
an a. little dash o violet water. How
he used t lean v agin' th courthouse
fence In th 'evenin' an smoke long,
fragrant La Zaras till it wuz dark
enough "t set m her verandy among
th" sweet smeiiin honeysuckles an'
talk o lov.e. II ow he whistled "Sweet
Marie all th' way home, an how fcia
dear ole mother's voice cull ed down f
him not t strike matches on th, hall
wall paper."." How he crept int' his
chamber an' put his tuberose button buttonhole
hole buttonhole bouquet tenderly between th
well thumbed pages, o "Which Loved
Him Best. Then he looks at hU bride.
She. Is fast asleep' an a half eatea
wedge o custard pie.-reposes among
th banana peels in her lap. Her llttla
feet are cocked up on ther pasteboard
suitcase an a sweet smile lights tip
her girlish face. She is.drearaia o
th' future.
(Ccoyriariit. Adams Newetatx-r Servir
ant Ads It pay



OCA LA EVENING STAR. FETDAY, JANUARY 4, 1918

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Commercial
FLORIDA

CAPITAL STOCK 550,000.00
Stale, County .and City Depository

the federal land bank
13 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. --
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 nov made application but think of doing
so, get your title in shape now 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 latjd bank and my years
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, in
the least- possible time, the title data required in
connection with your loan.
4r. a. rogers, ',

m. & c. bank building.

. .....

$5 makes 20 soldiers happy

It will buy twenty of these 25 cent,
' kits of tobacco and cigarettes '-
Look at the 'Smokes' it buys

m v."

We E&Ve. .the Equipment and Ability
To serve you. as you ought to bo tervied, and whea you are uot let Ui
ask you again, to let us know, for thi'is the only way we can accomplish
ur iesire. - '
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Of coprse, sometimes, little things go wrong, but they ar not inten intentional,
tional, intentional, and. if you will call us up, they will be corrected IMMEDIATELY

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If Yon Have Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
. ; or Two-Seven
. Yet It Pays
Mary had a ball of yarn and
.J Needles "white as snow, f
And everywhere that Mary went.
She'd loiit instead of sew t
All her clothes are full of holes,
Her letters are "unwrit,"
She doesn't' go a single place
Since she has learned to knit.
She's knitted socks and wristlets
And a little sweater, too,
But O, shell be so very glad
When she can say she's through. ;
Of course she likes this knitting
game,
' But it really is a fright,
When you don't take time to eat or
sleep,
But knit with all your might.
. Selected.
Home for a Few Hours
Corporal and Company Clerk Nor Norton
ton Norton Davis arrived home last night at
9:30 fronv Camp Jackson for his first
visit home. Mr,-Davis (as expected)
made a dandy looking soldier, but
only a. few of his very best friends
had. the ; pleasure of : seeing him, as
he returned on the midnight train for
the officers' training camp at Camp
Jackson, where he has to -report to tonight.
night. tonight. He, was accompanied as fai
as -"Jacksonville by his father, aunt
and sisters, Mr. -D. W. Davis, Miss
Mary Piatt and Misses Elizabeth and
Meme Davis, who will return tonight.
"Mr. Davis' friends are delighted
that he is to enter the training camp
where we know he will make good.
It is understood that the training
camp .will be on the lower end of
Camp Jackson and only about two
miles from Mr. Davis' present bar barracks.
racks. barracks. Many new barracks were be being
ing being put up last week and it was rum rumored
ored rumored they were for that purpose. y
,.
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Mrs. M. T. Christian of Tampa is
visiting her. parents, Dr. and Mrs.
Christian.
-'.'
Mrs. E. C. Sayles of Lawtey came
yesterday for a several days' visit1 to
Mrs. George Shuey.
Mr. Eoscoe MefFert left yesterday
for Gainesville, where he atteneds the
University of Florida.
Miss Marie Haile did not return
to Richmond Wednesday but expecti.
to. leave Saturday afternoon.
Master Harry Dozier's friends are
sorry to hear he has been in bed for
several days with a very bad cold.
'- j ' . ' "Y
Mrs. Clements has returned home
from a several' days visit to her
mother, Mrs. Lee Priest at 'Anthony.
Y V. Y 1 i '
Master Tom Barnes is home from
a most enjoyable week's visit to Mrs.
E. L. Howell and family in the coun
try4,
m m
" Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Phillips and
children will motor to Atlanta Sat-
urday with Mr. Dexter Phillips, who
attends Georgia Tech.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Standley re returned
turned returned to their home in Dawson, Ga.,
Friday afternoon after a brjef visit
to Mr. Standley's mother. 1
Y:. -.f- ;..'. .'
' Mr. W. M. Martin left yesterdaj
afternoon for Atlanta, where he re received
ceived received orders to report today. Mr.
Martin has been recommended for one
of the officers' training camps.
Mr. Horace Whetstone -of Company
A at Camp Wheeler, arrived home
yesterday afternoon. Mr. Whetstone
who' has been in the hospital there i
for some time, has received an hon-i
arable discharge on account of ill
health. :
.
Mr, D. W. Davis, Miss Piatt, the
Misses Davis and Mr. Norton Davis,
who went to Jacksonville, left in their
car ,atfive o'clock this morning in instead
stead instead of at midnight by rail. They
were also accompanied by Miss Alice
Bullock.
- ;v'Y'iYY'i:-,' :'- v''7Vy;:
Mr. Foster Floy ed, who has speni
the holidays with his mother,- Mrs.
R. H. Purdom at the Arms House,
leaves this afternoon for Fort Myers,
where he will enter college. Mr.
Floyed attended school in Albany,
Ga. the first half of the school term. J
Mrs. Sylvan McElroy and her
bright little son, Sylvan Jr., have been
spending the holidays with her. moth mother
er mother in Ocala, and on New Year's eve
Dr. McElroy motored over and was
with the,family for New Year's, and
the party returned to Orlando today.
Reporter-Star.
. ;
Mrs. Moses Liddell and little son,
who left with Mr. Liddell Thursday
for their home in 'Chicago, returned
to Ocala yesterday afternoon to
spend the remainder of the winter.
They returned on hearing of the se severe
vere severe cold weather in Chicago, but Mr.
Liddell went on home.
y Mr. and Mrs. S. T. Sistrunk ana
their guest, Miss Marian Liddy, re returned
turned returned yesterday from their trip down
the east coast. They spent Christ-
,mas;with Mr. and Mrs. Alfred J.
Beck at their bright and cozy Forij
Lauderdale "home, visited friends in
Miami, and had a most pleasant out-'
ing generally. They found the road3
on the east coast good, with the. ex-j

ception of one little stretch, traveled

nearly a thousand miles without even
a tire puncture and, except the bitter
cold weather 'they had to drive thru
on their return trip, they had no dis disagreeable
agreeable disagreeable experience whatever.'
Mr. Robert Sinclair's Marriage
A wedding cf local interest occur occur-ed
ed occur-ed in Jacksonville Saturday evening
at 8 o'clock, when Mr. Robert Sin Sinclair
clair Sinclair and Miss Marie Johanna Nau
were united.
Mr. Sinclair has been making his
headquarters in Tallahassee for sev several
eral several months, and has many friends
here who will extend best wishes for
future happiness and prosperity'
The ceremony was performed in
the presence of only a few friends at
St; John's Episcopal church by the
rector.
" Mr. Sinclair returned to Tallahas Tallahassee
see Tallahassee last night for a short time to close
up his business affairs here prepara
tory to making his headquarters for
the future in Jacksonville. Talla Tallahassee
hassee Tallahassee Democrat.
i
Silver Tea Monday j
The New Year's silver ; tea thati
was to have been given last Monday
will be given at the Presbyterian
manse Monday, Jan. 7th, from three
until six o'clock. All friends are cor cordially
dially cordially invited. 2t
Mrs. R. R. Carroll and daughter,
Miss Merris, after a very pleasant
visit of two weeks in this city, re returned
turned returned today to St. Petersburg ,where
they will spend the remainder of the
winter. ''' 1 '
Mr. Westlake Hollinrake left Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday for Gainesville where" he, at attends
tends attends the University of .Florida, af after'
ter' after' spending the holidays with his
parents. t :
:""'.': ;:': y .y ' i
Mrs. Potter came up from Lees Lees-burg
burg Lees-burg this morning to be with hei
mother who was brought too Ocala
during the night. Mrs. Patter's
mother had to undergo an operation
at the hospital this forenoon.
' ... 1 ....
Miss Littlefield of Vineyard Haven,
Mass., arrived in Ocala last Saturday
to spend, the winter, and is pleasant pleasantly
ly pleasantly located at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Hehry Livingston." This is Miss
Littlefield's first visit to Florida and
she is naturally quite surprised at
the -cold weather. v : .
Miss Lois Livingston, who attends
college at Hartsville, S. C, and Miss
Mary Harriet Livingston,, who has
been, visiting relatives at Orange-
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WOMAN'S CLUB DEPARTMENT

'A SHSS ALICE LYNN LEWIS
Editor for the Month of December
What, is Love?
Love is the pivot upon which the
earth keeps its balance, it is- the law
of t universe, it teaches us all
things; that are needful for us to j
learn. as we journey through this life j
working out our soul's salvation.. It1
gives us hope, endurance, persever perseverance
ance perseverance and nobility. With love we -forgive
as we would be forgiven, meet
failure withcourage, conquer evil
and give comfort to disappointment,
sdrrow-and suffering.
. Father, mother, brother and sister
.find happiness'in love of home, love of
one another; a friend rejoices in the
love of a friend,"': vicious; man or
woman reaches the brink of their
soul's destruction, then through the
power of Jove retrieve it, or them themselves.
selves. themselves. :'; y :; y ':;. .:;:;,;yV-'':;'
It is our dearest possession, keep keeping
ing keeping us in sympathy with the true and
the beautiful of each other's nature,
and the vast, joyous beauty "of earth i
with its foliage flowers, birds and
sunshine. .' '
Love teaches us duty, honesty, vir virtue;
tue; virtue; it elevates, purifies, refines,
dividing chaff from the grain it is
everlasting, the inheritance from
generation to generation, within tht
reach or possession of all who wish
it, the pauper or millionaire, the
righteous and the unrighteous. Iv
gives to U3 beauty of heart, mind and
soul, it helps in all circumstances of
life take it from our hearts, our
lives, where would be the joy of, ex existence?
istence? existence? y"-';- ;'-'-.' 'y
lp is a treasure never so deeply J
buried, but we can discover it, never
so lost that we may find it again in
one phase or another. Love blesses,
all things, sweetens 'sorrow, strength strengthens
ens strengthens heart, mind and body and the
more we cultivate it the greater, the
yield, the more consecrated. ,' J y ;
Love is the' definition of : the Gol Golden
den Golden Rule, "Do unto others as ye
would them do unto you." Also the
scriptural phrase "Bear ye one an another's
other's another's burdens." It .is the divinity of
ourselves, our nearest approach to
perfection, the will of God, a life
vrell spent, our happiness here, rest
and reward hereafter; ':V y
burg, spent, the Christmas holidays
With their sisters, Misses Delia and
Lillian Livingston at Kichens Mills,
where they are .attending school and
making their home with their aunt,
Mrs. Kitchens. y
'''':'.'' -"W , '.':y:'; :
. Th9 Girl bf the Roadside- ;
Dainty Violet Mersereau, the Blue Bluebird
bird Bluebird ttar, will be seen at the Temple
to&sy in "The Girl by the Roadside.'
.This is the gripping narrative of an
innocent, country, girl who bends ev every
ery every ellort to locate a crook, only to
find that the man she seeks in her
ownbrother.
, n
Woman's Club Meeting
......
The regular meeting of the Wom Woman's
an's Woman's Club will be, held Saturday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon at three o'clock. The meeting
of the executive board will be held at
2:30 o'clock. y y'
Mrs. G. L. Taylor, Secretary.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rough and six
children of Bluefieid, V. Va-,- arrived
Wednesday, and 5 are occupying Mrs.
R. G. Todd's home for the winter.
' -:.: v;..y v
Mrs. Geo. G. -Maynard and son,
George have ; returned home from
Rock Sprin gs, where they spent, the
holidays with Mr. Maynard.
.v.. ..?,; ;.
Miss Margaret Little expects to go
to Lowell this afternoon to visit Miss
Catherine Shockley until Sunday
night.;';'"" ."' "'":'; -;. '":'..'
,-';-,, .'
Mrs. Me Arthur of Montbrook Js tht
guest of Mrs. E. A. Osborne for sev several
eral several days. :' iV;;."-v,; "';:'"";;-'
-;..-,: .-- --' '
"Y ,- ; ,t .Y -"Y
.Mrs. Floyedof Albany, Ga., arriv arrived
ed arrived in Ocala Wednesday to spend two
days with Mrs. R., H. Purdom -ant
sons at the Arms House. "Mrs.
Floyed will return" to Albany this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon with her grandson, Henrj
Floyed,' Who makes his home with her.
Miss Gladys Farris, who expected
to leave for Madison Thursday, ha&
postponed her departure until Sun Sunday,
day, Sunday, as her sister, Mrs.' C C. Bryant,
has-been quite ill for' the past two
days.
Miss Louise Booe will return home
tomorrow from a week's visit to Mrs.
Dixon and other friends in Mcin Mcintosh.
tosh. Mcintosh. Miss Booe will return to Dun Dun-nellon
nellon Dun-nellon Sunday evening where her
school opens Monday. y V
NOTICE TO REGISTRANTS
The local cdvisory board will hold
daily sessions (holidays and Sundays
excepted) in the petit jury room on
the third floor of the postoflice build building
ing building from 9 a. m. to noon, and from
1:20 p. m. to 5 p. m.Ho render assist
ance without charge to registrants jn
filling out questionnaires. Some mem members
bers members or associate members of the,
board will be in attendance until tht
work is completed. R.-A. Burfprd,
i& Chairman Legal Advisory Board.
Mrs. Minnie A. Bostick has now on
display the new Palm Beach Sport
hats. Ladies invited .to call and get
your new spring hat. J.Irs.. M;nnie A,
Bostick, corner Harrington Hall hotel
building. .Phone 310. 22

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OCALA EVENLNG STAB, FBIDAY, JANUAJBY 4. 118

Mr. W. W Stripling went to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville yesterday afternoon for a
several days visit.
' Mr. C. N. Hampton has been ap appointed
pointed appointed to serve on one of the district
shipping boards, and has been order ordered
ed ordered to report in Jacksonville.
Carnations and roses (cut flowers)
at all times at the greenhouse, for
sale, for cash only. 4-6t
: - " ';
Mr. J. E. Wagnon passed through
the city this afternoon on his way to
Jacksonville to meet his daughter
and grand-babies from Nashville.
Mrs. S. E. Leign leaves today for
Jacksonville .and will le'ave there Sat Saturday
urday Saturday with her mother for Atlanta tQ
visit Li eat. Harry Johnston for a fort fortnight.
night. fortnight. ''
Mr. E. E. McLin, who was in town
today to attend to business affairs
and see his Ocala friends; says his
brother John McLin has enlisted in
the aviation branch of the service,
and is now at Camp Farragut by one
of the great lakes,
Corporal George VV. liatts who is
also company clerk of Co. B, 324th
infantry at Camp Vs Jackson, arrived
home last night to visit his parents
and. brother for several days, Mr.
Batts has orders to report at his
camp on the 10th.
Mr. Percy Perkins, who was out
with a dove-shooting party at day daylight
light daylight this morning, says the irpst was
thick enough to scrape up with a
trowel. Percy and his party bagged
the limit on doves.-
. The temperature thi3 morning was
.23, and4 the frost was heavy. The
ground in damp places, ws frozen,
and things had .quite a chilly look.
But-the sun came out and the.day has
been quite pleasant.
Mr. J. T. Frazier Jr. is the latest to
arrive from Virginia to-help swell tht
colony from that state who are mak making
ing making their headquarters at the Florida
House. He has planned to enjoy sev several
eral several weeks of Marion county's splen splen-jdid
jdid splen-jdid hunting for big game in the scrub
east of the Oklawaha river.
Private Horace Whetstone will no
go to France.' He is in Ocala, glad to
see his home again, but sorry to be
out of the service. Horace was a
pneumonia victim at Camp Wheeler;
then rheumatism took a hold on him,
and his,, officers sent him back to
FJorida sunshine, to recuperate for
the second line of defense.
,' Master Spencer Cullen, the young youngest
est youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Cullen,
had a very dangerous accident Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday afternoon when playing with
two little bov friends. Thev took
some powder out of. shotgun shells
and buried it in a small hole, then
Master Spencer put a match to
and it instantly exploded, badly
burning his face and' eye. All day
Thursday his eyes were closed, but
everyone is delighted 'o hear, they
are open today land he is feeling' fair fairly
ly fairly well. He is able to be up but can
not go out in the wind yet. Many
friends hope this popular little man
will not have any serious results
from his burns.
County Judge Sam Barco left Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday night for Greenville, S. C, where
he will join the officers' training
camp. Judge Barco will not resign
the office of county judge. The du duties
ties duties of that position will be lookecr
after by Clerk Holrner and an assist
'ant, while Judge Branning will act
for Judge Barco i3 any official ca capacity
pacity capacity whenever the occasion arises.
Miami Herald. :
Nunnally's Candies (the standard
of the South) a ; limited quantity at
Gerig's Drug Store. 18
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VELL TO START AT BOTTOM

Reasons r Why Lowest Rung of the
m Ladder Is ? Frequently Better
' Than the Middle One.
There Is plenty of room at the bol
torn. It Is better, to start there ant
climb to the top than to start hah
way, up and .stick.i ; ': V; v
&o many boys and young men are
getting the wrong start," says a mer mer-chantlnUhe
chantlnUhe mer-chantlnUhe New York Times.' The
salaries paid by most of the Wall
streetihouses are high, I believe, be because,
cause, because, first of all, the business. Just
now eaa; afford them ; and,' secondly,
there must be some premium for the
lack :of opportunity. In other words,
the; boy Is "paid high wagetr' to start,
because he can't get much higher from
the "position he fills.
In! the mercantile field, says the
writer-wbo- himself has several 'positions-open
which he ha& been unable
to fili there Is- unlimited chance for
the young mall who wants to make
something out of himself. For, once
he has learned a business from the
bottom : up he has training that will
pay .better In the end than the job
with .the, high salary at the start j
Tt is more profitable to start low
and have your salary grow every, year,
than, to stick around the same mark
or lose ground as time goes on. As
far as hours go, we have a long day.
Bui If the work Is congenial and the
employee knows he Is getting ahead,
hours don't count. We generally turn
down the applicant whose first ques question
tion question Is, What hours do I have to
work?. ;',,, r;r; ;
AGRICULTURE ON VAST SCALE
Arcentlne "Estancias" So Large They
Aro Measured7 In Leagues In-
stead of" Acres.
It is when the traveler has made a
night's run from the strictly mountain
towns anfl wakens to look out of the
windows of the sleeping-car to behold
ther fasf painpa of level and productive
plain unrolling Jbef ore him on all sides
that the-real Argentina begins to be
tangible. Tt is like sailing dn an almost
perfectly level sea that bends away to
the horizon with naught to obstruct the
vision .save here, and there a clump of
poplars, 1 which' signifies ,the ranch
buildings of a big "estancia. f ;
One 4s struck with the absence of
woods.t but; as one proceeds and stud studies
ies studies the landscape he sees great herds
of cattle, immense flocks of sheep, and
here and there gray patches which, on
nearer view, are discovered to be com composed
posed composed ,of Argentine ostriches.'; Then
there are, the stretches of grain .fields
which seem to reach everywhere and
have ,no boundariesthousands of
acres of wheat and conu'
One hag reached the country where
farms are measured not by the acres,
butfcy square leagues. If you ask the
size of a farm, the answer will often
f airl appall you, fox these vast feudal
'estanclas" comprise all the way from
12,000: to 200,000 acres, and agriculture
is .on a scale that would seem fabulous
even i to our farmers, in Kansas And
Nebraska. Christian Herald.
Bad People In Literature.
Hlldegarde Hawthorne in speaking
of some juvenile criticisms of Steven Stevenson's
son's Stevenson's "Kidnapped" in a prize contest
says some of the writers seemed to
think that a book must i have only
good people in '' it, and because "Kid "Kidnapped"
napped" "Kidnapped" has so many bad or 'half 'halfway
way 'halfway bad folks in it, it was, by so
much,, mistaken! As a comment on
this she adds:
"There is no such thing as 8, vil village
lage village or a town or a house or a world
that Is alf full of good people ; because
there is not sojmuchas a single one
of t rus that is entirely without fault.
And in ; wild and bitter circumstances
you will find wild and bitter men, and
In times of c stress tampers will crack
and ; sad $hlngs will happen. Miss
Hawthorne' .statement is as appli applicable
cable applicable to a class of grown-up readers
as to children, ylt is very common to
hear It said of abook that It. is ob objectionable
jectionable objectionable because it has bad peo people,
ple, people, in it -'
A0ae Thousand Miles From Land.
, It is possible for a ship to reach a
point in the ocean where it is 1,000
mile from land in any direction. In
fact; this can be done jtt several points.
By leaving San Francisco or Vancou Vancouver1
ver1 Vancouver1 and saillhg Into the North' Pacific
a spot is reached wheie there is no
land, hot even an, islet, for'a thousand
miles in any direction. So, too, sailing
from the southern point of ancient
Kamchatka southeastwards, a ship will
reach a point 'more" than a thousand
miles from land, the nearest to the
north being the Aleutian Islands, and
to the:south the Sandwich Islands, or
Hawaii. In th4 southern Indian ocean
it is possible to sa)l a, thousand miles
out from the southern points of Aus Australia
tralia Australia and NewiZealand, and still be
as far away from any other land ; and
the same may be done In a westerly
direction fromCape Horn.
" r Hear Good Music
Music students -should lose no op opportunity
portunity opportunity to hear the best aiuslc, both
vocal and instrumental. Heard with
understanding ears, one good concert
is often wortir-a ; dozen lessons, yet
many students i know nothing in music
beyond what they themselves have
pcaicllJlropEifiard their fellow stu students
dents students .give at rehearsals or recitals.
Trying to gain a musical education
without a wide acquaintance with the
literature of music is like attempting
to form literary taste without know knowing
ing knowing the world's great books. A. W.
Moore, in For Every Music Lover.

WILL POWER ALWAYS COUNTS

Well to Realize One Has Got to Want
Things Hard in Order to
.... w.. -r- Cet Them. -
Just wanting something win rarely
I obtain It for you. You've got to go out j

? andget It for yourself. In an article best groceries to be bought, and will
I called "Increase Your Driving Power" give the best service possible. We
I In the American Magazine, a writer solicit your, patronage and feel war war-quotes
quotes war-quotes an authority as saying: ranted in saying that we will save
; "After : all, a man does tfchat he you money on your supplies purchase

wants to do. Therefore, he must be
taught as a child and he must learn In
" adult years to teach himself, to want j
7 to do the right thing and the big thing
and to want it so hard that he is
bound to arrive at the wlshed-for goaL
Anybody can sit down and say, Td like
1 to be the head of my company, or the j
president of the United States, or the
' best salesman In the world. That much I
Is easy. It Is exactly what the batiy i
! does wrhen it sits on the floor and
' squalls for a piece of dandy. But It Is
a very different thing from wanting
: something to much that one is willing,
' to set about it and undertake at once
j the doing of the impossible. .', '.' j
! The trouble with the average man i
1 is that he does not want things hard
enough. And otfe reason for this ls ;

that he has not been taught the value i
of this wanting. He has not been MIRIAM REBEKAH LODGE NO.. 15
shown In his schools and in his llfej ,"T v..
that mon'hds trom'cnHnna nxmnmoo nr L Miriam Eebekah. Lodge !No. 15

I S5n?e? S t
ZZi
';",rS"r
enough energy to supply .a man's de-
sires for success if he will tap the
source of it"

DII I MDV nocuncn dv mil Mariop-Dunn Lodge No. 19, ; F. &
PILLORY DREADED BY ALL!A..M., meets on, the first and third
. . . Thursday evenings of each month at
'Ancient Form of Punishment That 8 o'clock, until further notice.
Frequently Was Made Savage if : Jke Brown, Secretary.
Victim Was Unpopular. r H M. Weathers, W. M.;

;It Is less than a century ago since
the Dillory iwaa' abolished In Britain.
The pillory, as a form of torture was

known all over Europe and, from all M,i : OI f VJivf 1 i p r?
accounts, It had a larger history in Ger"Irg

many than in this country. 5
Its .form is, of course, familiar to all.
The culprit, generally a criminal I
t
though men were often put in the pil-!
iwtjr lur puuucui unenses as weu was
piacea on a.piaaorm, and his head and
hands were inclosed in a small wooden
frame. If public opinion went against
the culprit, his fate was often a terri terrible
ble terrible one, for the enraged populace beat
and stoned him. -V. : r ; v
Headers of Besant's novel,, "The Or Orange
ange Orange Girlj will know how this torture
was dreaded by ail classes of crimi criminals.
nals. criminals. Occasionally a prominent and in influential
fluential influential personality would be sen sentenced
tenced sentenced to detention in the pillory, as
was Lord Cochrane, but, -fortunately
for his lordship, the punishment was
never carried out. Strange scenes were
often witnessed at the pillory, as in
1739, when the offender was supplied
with refreshments during his impris imprisonment,
onment, imprisonment, and protected from the weath weather
er weather by means of an umbrella. London
Tit-Bits. 1
; Equinoctial Storms.
The month of September brings in
Its train the first touch of cold weath weather
er weather and frost and the co-called "equi "equinoctial
noctial "equinoctial storms. The sun "crosses the
line" oh September 23, the autumnal
equinox, and summer is astronomically
at an end. The seasonal change of
weather generally brings about that
time a violent storm with its attendant
disaster to shipping. As similar storms
occur in March while the sun is near
the spring equinox, there has natural naturally
ly naturally down through the centuries grown
up the Impression that the sun's cross
ing the' equator is directly responsible
for. these equinoctial storms. Nothing
could be more absurd. The equator in
the sky is as imaginary a circle as the
equator on the earth. ; Weather is
not made on the spot, but is the result
of influences spread over large areas.
Changes in the moon and spots on
the sun have been the phenomena most
generally blamed for changes in the
weather but apparently .without
scientific reason.
King James' Razor.
It is related that when King James
H fled from the battle of the Boyne
and the siege of Londonderry in July,
1690, he carried with him among other
personal effects a razor, hand ground,
but with very slight concave, if any,
and made from hand forged English
steel at Belfast, Ireland. The handle
is5 genuine ivory, with a heavy, solid
gold hack. While the blade Itself is
of little or no value as compared with
modern American made razors, the
handle has a valuation of approxi approximately
mately approximately $25. says the Christian Herald.
During the flight the king slept one
night In the house of Rev. John
Dickey, at Carnone, County Donegal.
In the morning, after he had shaved,
he placed his razor in a drawer and
forgot to take it with him when he
left.
Queer Trousers In Argentina.
Interesting are the trousers or tights
of the poorest class of gauchos, who
live In a very primitive state in the
southern Argentine pampas. When
they need a pair of panfe they kill an
old mare and strip off the hide of the
forelegs as one would draw, off a
glove. These, says the Los Angeles
Times, are drawn, soft and pliable,
hairy side in, over ;the feet and legs
up to the hips, when they adjust them,
selves like tights They are thus worn
continuously, day and night, for weeks,
until the owner feels the necessity of
a new pair of pants. They are then cut
loose, another old mare is killed, and
the operation is repeated.

WILL OPEN TOMORROW

The Main Street Market, will be
open for business tomorrow (Satur (Saturday).
day). (Saturday). We want an opportunity to fur furnish
nish furnish the public with all kinds of fresh
meats, vegetables,' fish, oysters, etc.
We also have a complete line of the
ed from us.
MAIN STREET MARKET,
W. II. Marsh.
. H. B. Whittington
South Main Street. It
OCALA FRATERHAL ORDERS
ODD FELLOWS
Tnlnla Tr Kn 9 t O O V
raeets everv 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. .-
w v rJiSLI' N G
W. x.. Colbert, Secretary. :
nings m each month in the Odd Fel-
lows' haU at 7:30 o'clock. r
, Emma C. Burnett. N. G.
ulloa11 . V.V'.
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: MARION-DUNN MASONTC LODGE
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
t T. D. Lancaster, C. C
Chss. K. Sage, Clerk
)(a'la" LODGE NO. 286, B P. O k.
i Gcja. Lodfre No. 286. Benevolent
5 and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even
ings m each 'month. Visiting, breth
ren always welcome. Club house' oppo opposite
site opposite postofBce. east side;
; C W. Hunter, E. R.
. E. J. Crook. Secretary. ..;,
KN Ifl HTS OK f Y THI AS
Ocala Lodge o. 10. Conventions
held every Monday night at 7 :30
at the Castle Hall, over the Jame s
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
t visiting brothers
I G. A. Nash, C. C.
''. K. Satre. K. of R. S. .'
4 R. A. M. CHAPTER NO. 13
ilegular convocations of the Ocala
J Chapter' No. 13, R. A. M., on the
' lL J I At- i O
touryn rnuay m every nionui at o p.
m. B. C: Webb, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
W'w.-.r ,-. ; v'.;
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Susan Cook, W. M.
Mrs. Rosalie Condon, Secretary.
FOR SALE-Fine Residence at a
Bargain. Seven rooms, besides bath
room and sleeping porch; electric
lights, gas, hot and cold water; well,
cistern and city water; servant's
house, garage, chicken houses, gar garden,
den, garden, fruit and shade trees; good
neighbors. Will sell furnished or un- i
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i-umisiieu un easy teriiia. iyny w
No. 416 Lime street, or address Box
575, Ocala, Florida. 1-5-lt
Advertise in the Star.

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We; have several bargains in Used Maxwell Touring
cars. All sixty inch treads and 1 916 and 1917 models.
: These cars are safe buys, figured on the present price
of new cars, with war taxes added. x
These cars will be sold on easy payments if desired.
Also one large Buick touring car, in first class, con condition,
dition, condition, new tires and top, spair tire and etc. -'
One Reo roadster Good for a, light truck proposition.

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UNCLASSIFIED
ADVERTISEMENTS

WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIM--
- SIM-- ILAR LOCAL .NEEDS
RATES: Six line niaxiinum. one
time 25c; three times 50c; six times
75c; one month ?3. Payable in advance.
iPT
DR. D. M. BONEY
"My Optician"
EYESIGHT
SPECIALIST
! J especially offer my services to the
I iipftTilA nf Hpntrnl F"lnrir!a nnA invito
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ersonal visits or mail ordeis.
202-204 Hogan St Park Hotel Bldgn
JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA
WANTED At once, carpenters.
Ackerman & Ellis, Lake Weir, Fla. 2t
FOR SALE An electric player pi piano,
ano, piano, guaranteed in fine condition;
beautiful .mission finish; solid oak;
also 120 pieces of music for same.
Price very low. Address. Box 417,
or call' at Star office. 4-Ct
FOR EXCHANGE Will exchange a
new bungalow, 5 rooms and bath, j

large in Ocala forSZ
high-class touring car in No. 1 condi- :

f won. ims oner win only nom gooa
' Wendler, Orian
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WANTED Two hound pups from
two to sixmonths old. Address Tom
Smother's, R. F. D., Micanopy, Fla. 3t
FOR SALE-Pair of genuine Mal Maltese
tese Maltese kittens; about ttp months old.'
Price $3. Inquire" at Star ofiice. 6t
FOR SALE-Home cured lard and j
home cured smoked meats. Every j
pound guaranteed. Any quantity. Ad-!
. dress CH. Luff man, Sparr. Fla. lm
1
WOOD-For sale. Stove wood
lengths. Phone 185X, for prompt de
livery. J. C. Johnson. 10-lm
FOR SALE Nice lot 70 x 112 in sec
ond ward also nice residence lot at
$200. y W. W. Condon.
21-tf
FOR kENT The residence kpown j
as the Rawls home on Nonth Sanchez
street. All modern improvements.
Apply to C. Rheinauer. ll-2S-tf
3.
ANTED At once, a competent
white woman or girl ; for geenral
house work; no washing. Call at 398
Pond street. l-3-6t
Manicure Sets, the good kind with
rea1 steel in the files and knives, at!
Merit's Drug Store. ; 18
REO ROADSTER For sale cheap. In
fair condition. Will make a good
truck; $150.. Apply at the Maxwell
Agency, Ocala, Fla.
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(O SiXESKS Sr OAfWS ZCKlZtAXS t-iJ
TEMPLE TEEATEfi
January 11th.
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"Has become the slogan not
only on the highways of
travel, but also in all linjs
of industry. There's no
such thing as safety if
your vafuable property is
noV covered ; by
FlflE I NSURANGF
We represent a number of
.: the most reliable companies
in existence, and our facil facilities
ities facilities are net surpassed in
Florida.
D. W DAVIS, Agency
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HOLDER BLOCK
OCALA
i7 LA.
lcler -MacKay:
UNDERTAKERS and ESIBALMESS
PHONES 47, 104, S03
OCALA, FLORIDA
International Motor
"Built "for Service1
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Florida House, Ucala, kl&.
L. ALEXANDER
, f PRAC1.CAL CARPENTER
. AND BUILDER
Caref ul Estimates made on -all Con
tract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.
NOTICE
The annual meeting of the Marion
County Fair and Agricultural Asso Association
ciation Association stockholders will be held
! Wednesday, January, Sth, 1918, at 1
p. m. at tne ooaru oi traae rooms.
ucala, i?ia.
The annual report of the secretary
will be received and acted upon, and
be taken up.
W. D. Carn, President.
A. Tweedy, Secretary. diivr
NQTICE TO AUTO OWNERS
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
lion. Ernest Amos; at Tallahassee
for the license numbers and have not
received them, will be given till the
jlOth of January to get such numbers.
All cars urn st be nrovided "with dira-
mers on their headlights or a lense
I that will comply with the law.
' J. P. Galloway,
! Sheriff Maiion County, Fla.
I
PLUMBING ANjD ELECTRICAL.
CONTRACTING
When you have plumbing or elec-'
i trical contracting, :et us furnish you
j estimates. No job too large and none
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