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OCALA, FLORIDA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 1918.
VOL. 25, N0 10
Fire -of Our Gunners of Help to
French Infantry on the
Paris,1 Feb. 14. American batter batteries
ies batteries took part in the artillery bom bombardment
bardment bombardment in connection with a large
French raid in Champagne yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. It is announced officially that
effective assistance was given by the
(This is the first mention of Amer American
ican American batteries cn the Champagne
The Associated Press correspond correspondent
ent correspondent with the French headquarters
says the French authorities consider
that the total number of. the enemy
now facing the French, British, Am American
erican American and Belgian troops, or held in
reserve, aggregate 2,340,000 men.
ROBERTSON WILL NOT BE RE RE--
- RE-- MOVED
London, Feb. 14. Major General
William R. Robertson, the Daily
Chronicle, declares on its own infor information,
mation, information, will remain chief of the im imperial
perial imperial staff with the full approval and
confidence of the war cabinet. Major
General Wilson will continue the
principal British representative at
ONE FRENCH BOAT SUNK LAST
Paris, Feb. 14. One vessel of ove
1600 tons and one less than that ton tonnage
nage tonnage are reported sunk for the week
ending Feb. 9th.
BRITISH LOST MANY BOATS
London, Feb. 14. Nineteen British
merchantmen were sunk by mine or
submarine in the past week, accord according
ing according to the admiralty statement last
night. Of these thirteen were vessels'
of 1600 tons or more and six were un under
der under that tonnage. Three fisthing craft
also were sunk.
SUBS SUNK MANY SHIPS
Washington, Feb. 14 Ship tonnage
sunk by submarines in 1917 was near nearly
ly nearly three times as great as the total of
production in the United States and
Great Britain during that year.
' GOOD ROADS MEETING
Mr. Scott, state highway commis commissioner,
sioner, commissioner, together with Mr. Cocke, from
Tallahassee, met a very enthusiastic
body in the board of trade room this
morning at ip o'clock and discussed
the building of permanent roads
through the federal aid law. These
gentlemen explained how we might
apply the amount of money that we
are entitled to and will get from auto automobile
mobile automobile taxes. Marion county will be
largely benefited by these funds and
it will pay us wel lto go right after
FARM AND LABOR CENSUS
TO BE TAKEN BY SCHOOLS
Next Friday February 15, by di direction
rection direction of the state superintendent
and acting in co-operation with the
requests of federal officials, the
schools of the county are requested to
use the dlder and most advanced of
the pupils to take a census of the
farms in each section on the blanks
heing sent forward in as thorough
manner as possible.
" This is for vital interest in the ag agricultural
ricultural agricultural and labor departments of
the government and the information
is confidential and the returns are to
be made to me at once.
Very respectfully yours,
J. H. Brinson, Supt.
Notice is hereby given" that the city
council will receive bids on February
19th, 7:30 o'clock p. m., for the ap appointment
pointment appointment of jl scavenger of the city
of Ocala in accordance with ordinance
now on file in the city clerk's office.
Bids to be filed with the city clerk on
or before said date.
13-tf H. C. Sistrunk, City Clerk.
Very, very charming and desirable
are the new pattern hats just receiv received.
ed. received. Make your selections while the
stock is complete. Mrs. Minnie A;
Bostick, Harrington Hall Hotel cor corner.
ner. corner. 2-7-tf .
We have left a few of those 29-cent
boxes of Correspondence Cards which
we think will please you. Gerig's
Our toilet articles are the best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
war savings stamps" with the sav savings.
ings. savings. The Court Pharmacy. tf
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Demobilization Orders of the Red
Chiefs Viewed in Germany
' Amsterdam, Feb. 14. Judging
from the German press much dissat dissatisfaction
isfaction dissatisfaction and suspicion has been
aroused by the" latest move of For Foreign
eign Foreign Minister Trotzky. Important
military and political leaders are said
to be conferring busily to find the best
solution to the puzzle. The recall of
the economic commission from Petro Petro-grad
grad Petro-grad is under consideration. The Zei Zei-tung
tung Zei-tung AnrMittag says there is proof
tht TiotzI:y's promis of Russian de demobilization
mobilization demobilization is a sham maneuver, as
it is reported the Bcltheviki is ener energetically
getically energetically forming a Red Guard army.
RED CROSS PLAY
MRS. BRIGGS OF THE POULTRY
1 Mrs. Briggs, (A woman of busi business),
ness), business), Mrs. Alice Van Davis.
Mrs. Briggs' family: Ralf, D. Niel
Ferguson; Jimmie, Wellie Meffert;
Alvira, Miss Lucile Gissendaner;
Melissa, Miss Catherine Strunk.
Silas Green, (A near relation), J.
' Mr. Lee, (A wealthy neighbor),' D.
Virginia Lee, (Mr. Lee's daughter),
Miss Beatrice, Boney. ""v
. Daisy Thornton, (A friend of Miss.
Lee), Miss Pearl Fausett.
Mrs. O'Connor, (With no. liking for
goats), Miss Carolina Borden.
Mandy Bates, (Whose tongue will
stumble), Miss Alice Bullock.
, The curtain goes up promptly at
8:30. Don't forget the date, Thurs Thursday,
day, Thursday, Feb. 14th, Temple theater.
HARD WORK IS
AHEAD FOR HAYS
St. Louis, Feb. 14. Will H. Says of
Indianapolis, elected chairman of the
republican national committee here
this afternoon, will have a free hand
in bringing about harmony for the
next attack on the democratic citadel,
according to weary committeemen
who rested from their -labors tonight.
Geo. W. Bean is committeeman for
GOES TO LAKE CITY
Washington, Feb. 14. Surgeon
Gorgas has recommended the estab establishment
lishment establishment of working general hospi hospitals
tals hospitals as follows: Asheville, N. C; Au Augusta,
gusta, Augusta, Ga.; Lake Crfy, Fla.; Walter
Reed, Wash.; Fort McHenry, Mary Maryland;
land; Maryland; Fort DesMoines, Iowa; Cape
Map, N. J.; Dansville, N. J.; Weiners Weiners-ville,
ville, Weiners-ville, Pa.; SwampscottJ Mass.; Cin Cincinnati,
cinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago and Colonia,
N. J. v
MAXWELL- PANEL BODY
In a shipment of cars just arrived
we have a delivery panel body car,
with .stock Maxwell chassis, engine
and starting and lighting system.
Nothing nicer, more economical or
substantial. Price, delivered, war tax
included, $800. The Maxwell Agency,
Ocala, Fla. 13-6t
SPECIAL MEETING R. A. M.
A special meeting of Ocala Chap Chapter
ter Chapter Royal Arch Masons will be held
at the Masonic halL beginning at
7:30 this evening. v
- INCOME TAX COLLECTOR
Deputy Collector C. T. Watson will
be in room 213 second floor, postoffice
building, until the 16th instant, with
blanks and other necessary informa information,
tion, information, and will be glad to assist all
persons liable for income tax returns.
In a shipment of cars just received
we have a Maxwell touring car with
all-weather top and a very hand handsome
some handsome job for family use or for rent
service. Comfortable and stylish for
winter or sumnjer, good weather or
bad. Price, $925" delivered, including
war tax. The Maxwell Agency,
Ocala, Fla. 13-6t
Have you triedtjjat Jonteel Cola
Cream yet? It is a wonder, and sold
in Ocala only at Gerig's JDrug Store, tf
Pair of work jmules for sale 'cheap.
Can be seen at Nichols & Cobb's
stables. R. R. Carroll, Ocala. 13-6t
(HOPES FOB PEACE
President Wilson's Address, He Be.
lieves, May at Least Lead
Rome, Wednesday, Feb. 14; The
pope and Cardinal Gasparri, papal
secretary of state, discussed Presi President
dent President Wilson's latest address this
morning. Cardinal Gasparri report reported
ed reported the pope said the president's ad address
dress address gives reason to hope it may lead
to pourparlers and -perhaps was the
starting point for negotiations for a
just and lasting peace.
RAG CHEWING IN THE REICH REICHSTAG
STAG REICHSTAG London, Feb. llAn important
peace debate will begin in the reich reich-stag'Feb.
stag'Feb. reich-stag'Feb. 21st. According to a wire wireless
less wireless dispatch from Amsterdam', Chan Chancellor
cellor Chancellor von Hertling will reply to Pres President
ident President Wilson, Premier Lloyd-George
and Premier Orlando.
LIST OF REGISTRANTS
Tq Be Physically Examined February
- 20th 1918
Jesse Lewis, Fort McCoy.
Abe Palmer, Ocala.
Ed D. Adams, Ocala.
Essie Wilson, Citra.
John Glymp, Ocala. j
t Cleveland Y. Crews, Detroit, Mich.
James Colden, Fairfield.
Dan Tfiornton, Fairfield. J
John G. B. Tomlinson, Oak.
Duke I. Drawdy, Higley.
Wilber D. Niblack, Dunnellon.
. Joseph G. Parrish, Ocala. I
Charles R. Walker, Martel.
John F. Parker, Jr., Leroy.
John Needham, Ocala.
David Gaskins, Sparr.
Johnie Johnson, Martel.
Percy Thigpen, Martel.
Fred D. Drawdy, Higley.
, Andrew Hope, Summerfield.
- John Shepperd, Ft. McCoy.
Ira Benj. Waldron, Bay Lake.
Oliver Henry Mathews, Flemington
Van Hood Boney, Jacksonville.
Willie Turner, Orange Lake.
Thomas Graham, Ocala.
Elliot Henderson, Ocala.
John K. Harrison, vWilliston.
Edwin J. S. Ford; Ft. McCoy.
Henry Mathews, Flemington.
David Charles, OcalaT
Charlie Hope, Belleview.
Allen Evans, Flemington.'
Otho Scarboro, Flemington.
Lennie A. Peeples, Martel.
Theodore Parker, Ocala.
Mose Mitchell, Dunnellon.
Sylvanus, Holden, Lake Weir.
Thomas L. Amnions, Williston.
Willie Smith, Zuber.
Eddie Leander Hall, Sparr.
Eldon Leon Knight, Dunnellon.
Daniel J. Fort, Moss Bluff.
Richard Campbell, Dunnellon.
Arthur Rodenberry, Leroy.
J. B. Jordan, Dunnellon.,
O. P. Meadows, Moosejaw, Sask.
Local Board for Marion County, by
L. R. Trammell, Clerk. x
BELLEVIEW CIVIC LEAGUE
Belleview, Feb. 13. At & regular
meeting of the league held Tuesday,
Feb. 12th, one candidate for member membership
ship membership was balloted for and accepted.
The cistern having; been completed,
Mrs. Sands Haviland gave the leaguts
a sink for the kitchen.
Owing to the freight congestion the
town finds it very difficult to get car carbide
bide carbide for the plant that furnishes gas,
therefore to guard again an emer emergency
gency emergency the league purchased 12 reflec reflector
tor reflector lamps and placed them on the
walls of the building.
Mr. W. W. Cowles is repairing
some of the masonry of the building.
At a card party held in the league
building the night of the 7th progres progressive
sive progressive 500 was played. There were
eight tables of players. N
. The night of the 12th members of
the league were entertained at pro progressive
gressive progressive 500 by Mrs. Nellie Grunthai
pf Brooklyn, N. Y. There were seven
tables of players. First prizes were
won by Mrs. H. M. Perry and Mrs.
F E. Martin. Lowest prizes were giv given
en given Mrs. Ellen F. Bush and Mr. Lorin
Martin, after which refreshments
were served, followed by dancing.
A rising vote of thanks was given
Mrs. -Grunthai for the success of her
The usual progressive 500 card
party of the league will be held the
right of the 14th.
A dance will be given the night of
the 15th. Judge Hopkins.
A full assortment of the famous
PAKRO Seed tape. Just the thing for
the small fall garden- Ocala Seed
Prescriptions filled at Gerig's Drug
Store by registered pharmacists. One
is on duty at all times. tf
Heaviest Known in the History of
Congress, Favorably Reported
to the House
Washington. Feb. 14 A billion
dollar efficiency bill, the largest of its
kind in the history of Congress, was
favorably reDorted to the House to
day by Chairman Sherley, of the ap
propriations committee. Considera Consideration
tion Consideration of the measure is expected to be begin
gin begin tomorrow. Huge amounts are
asked for various military activities.
COMPLETING THE FIRST DRAFT
Washington. Feb. 14. Movements
of men to complete the first draft,
beginning Feb. 23rd, will not he com completed
pleted completed within the following: five davs
as originally planned, but will extend
over into March.
A DANGER TO BE AVOIDED
Washington. Feb. 14. The dancrer
of industrial overproduction which
may swamp the railroads, causing
embargoes, and temporary factory
shutdowns was pointed out to the
Senate military committee by H. L.
Gantt, army production engineer, to
FINDING THE FOOD
Washington. Feb. 14. An investi
gation of the rations and food situa
tion with Darticular reference to
wheat and meat was begun today by
the Senate agricultural committee.
HEATLESS MONDAYS HELD UP
Washington, Feb. 14. Suspension
of the heatless Monday program in
the east was announced yesterday by
Fuel Administrator Garfield, with the
reservation that it may be put back
into force before the ten weeks' per period
iod period expires if a retur nof bad weath
er brings another breakdown in rail
SIR CECIL SPRING-RICE
Ottawa, Feb. 14. Sir Cecil Spring Spring-Rice,
Rice, Spring-Rice, former British ambassador to
the United States, died of heart fail failure
ure failure this morning at the government
house. His wife and two children
were with him.
MARYLAND CLIMBS 1 x
ON THE WATER WAGON
Annapolis, Md., Feb. 14. The" sen senate
ate senate yesterday finally passed the reso resolution
lution resolution ratifying the federal prohibi prohibition
tion prohibition amendment. This ends the matter
so far as Maryland is concerned as
the house passed the resolution last
THEY SHOULD HAVE TAKEN IT
"WHEN THEY WENT THERE
Macon, Ga., Feb. 14. Captain
Strickland, in charge of the war risk
insurance at Camp Wheeler, announc announced
ed announced last night that more than 96 per
cent of the personnel of the Dixie
division had subscribed for insur insurance,
ance, insurance, the total being $161,269,000.
HERE'S HOPING HE
WILL ELECTED BE
Chicago, Feb. 14. Francis J. Hen Hen-ey,
ey, Hen-ey, special counsel for the Federal
Trade Commission in its investigation
of the packing industry in a formal
statement last night, announced he
would become a candidate for the
nomination as governor of California.
Now Home on Furlough from Naval
Training Station, Hampton
-Nunnallys Candies, always fresh,
at Gerig's Drug Store. tf
Engineer Killed and Fourteen Passen Passengers
gers Passengers Injured When Trains Collid Collided
ed Collided at Riceboro Last Evening.
Savannah, Feb. 14. Engineer J. D.
Rogers of Savnnah, was killed, his
negro fireTrn is missing and fourteen
passengers were injured when a Sea
board passenger train, Washington to
Jacksonville, collided with a freie-ht
at Riceboro last night.
From Braxton Beacham, Federal Food
Administrator of Florida,
Mr. Clarence Camp, county food
administrator, hands us the following
instructions just received.
To Dealers in Poultry and Eggs:
Dealers in poultry and eggs shall
not, between February 11 and April
30, 1918, purchase, ship, sell or ne negotiate
gotiate negotiate the sale of any live or fresh
ly killed hens and' pullets provided,
however, that this shall not prevent
the purchase, shipment or sale be between
tween between the days mentioned of hens or
pullets which were either killed or
shipped prior to February 11, 1918, to
markets for sale as food. Provided
further, that nothing in this rule shah
prevent the purchase or shipment or
sale of live hens or pullets for egg
production purposes. This order be becomes
comes becomes effective Feb. 11.
Note: The interpretation of this
rule is that the restrictions are to
enhance production during the period
mentioned. No restrictions are placed
on the sale of roosters or poultry
other than hens or pullets as men mentioned.
tioned. mentioned. The ruling becomes effective
in all wholesale and retail transac transactions.
tions. transactions. Instructions to Other Dealers
All dealers in groceries who sell to
hotels, restaurants, ships, or public
institutions must secure a license un under
der under the United States food adminis administration.
tration. administration. All dealers in green coffee must
obtain a license under the United
States food administration.
Any retailer who sells in whole wholesale
sale wholesale quantities any of the foods or
commodities known as "licensed com commodities"
modities" commodities" must have a license.
A sharp investigation of all busi business
ness business houses will shortly be made,
and all dealers in food or "licensed
commodities" will do well to ascer ascer-tairifwhether
tairifwhether ascer-tairifwhether or not they should have
Applications for! license, should be
made direct to the License Division,
U. S. Food Administration, Washing Washington,
ton, Washington, D. C.
County food administrators of
J Florida should see that the public is
fully acquainted with the above rul rulings,
ings, rulings, and publication ih the news newspapers
papers newspapers of Florida, of the above or
any other rulings wilj be considered
official notice to all dealers.
Pie sand doughnuts may be rein reinstated
stated reinstated on menus of wheatless days in
hotels, restaurant sand all public eat eating
ing eating places, provided that such pies,
doughnuts and other pastry contains
no less, than one-third wheat substi substitutes.
tutes. substitutes. Such foods may then be sold
as "Victory" pies or doughnuts.
Strict compliance with the new wheat wheat-saving
saving wheat-saving regulations will not work a
hardship on public eating places.
Peanut flour is hereby authorized
as a substitute for wheat flour by
bakers in making bread. This sub substitute
stitute substitute is not an addition to the list
of substitutes to be used by private
homes or consumers.
All cheese held in cold storage,
must be disposed on before the new
production season. No dealers will be
allowed to carry these cheeses into
the new season, without special per permission
mission permission in writing from the federal
food administrator. This permission
will only be granted on special cases
after due consideration of the facts
as presented to the federal food ad administrator.
ministrator. administrator. 31 AXWELL -TOURING CARS
This agency has in stock thirty-six
Maxwell touring cars of the hand handsome
some handsome 1918 easy-riding model. The
price is $825, including war tax, de delivered
livered delivered to you. Easy payments ar arranged
ranged arranged if desired. You do not have to
wait a minute for Maxwell deliveries
or Maxwell service at Ocala. The
Maxwell Agency, Ocala, Fla. 13-6t
When you want accurate and
prompt prescription service, send your
prescriptions to Gerig's Drug Store, tf
Mr. Wilson Directs Attorney General
to Find Out if Government
Funds Have Been Misused
Washington, D. C. Feb. 14. Presi
dent Wilson today directed Attorney
General Gregory to investigate the
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",uv-" uiovujiacu -"wg xsiana smpyaras
contracts which have been adversely
criticised before the Senate commerce
committee, and determine if there has
been any criminal misuse of govern government
ment government funds. He directed Attorney
Gregory to work in conjunction with
Chairman Hurley of the shipping
board in the investigation. About
forty-two millions of government
money is involved in the Hog Island
project, in which the American In International
ternational International Corporation, headed hv
Frank A. Vanderlip has figured.
UNDER DEEPSEA OPERATION
Washington, Feb. 14. Coastwise
and Great Lakes steamshiD lines on-
erated by railroads were today placed
by Secretary McAdoo under the sun-
ervision of W. H. Pleasants, of New
York, president of the Ocean Steam
ship Company, who was designated
manager of the marine section of the
CONSUMTION OF COTTON
Washington, Feb. 14. Cotton con consumed
sumed consumed in January amounted to 524, 524,-083
083 524,-083 running bales. For the six months
ending January 31st, 3,318,844 bales.
Cotton spindles active in January,
TENEMENT HOUSE TRAGEDY
New Orleans, Feb. 14 Two women
and a baby were burned to death and
three others injured in in tenement
houses at Harvey, La., across the riv river
er river from here.
BOUGHT TWO CARS OF MULES
Mr. H. J. Nichols of the firm of
Nichols & Cobb, is in Atlanta, where
he has bought two carloads of fine
mules for the business here. These
mules are now en route and will be'
at the barn on West Exposition
street in a day or two, ready for in
MEETING OF FARMERS
A meeting of the farmers and cat
tle men in and near Citra will be held
at that place Feb. 16th, 2 p, m., to
talk over building a dipping vat in or
near citra. J. F. Chipman,
B. A. I. Inspector.
FOR. STATE ATTORNEY
To the People of the Fifth Judicial
Circuit of Florida: I hereby announce
my 'candidacy for re-election to the
office of state attorney. Fifth Judicial
Circuit of Florida, in the approach-
in e nnmary. l nave tried to merit
and will greatly appreciate your sup support.
port. support. George W. Scofield.
January 4, 1918.
I am a candidate for member of
the house of representatives of the
Florida legislature and shall appre
ciate the support of the democratic
voters of the county in the coming
primary. I shall run in group number
one. W. T. Gary.
FOR COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 3
I desire to announce my candidacy
for the position of county commis
sioner from district No. 3, Marion
county, subject to the democratic pri
mary. J. W. Davis.
FOR SENATOR 20TH DISTRICT
To the Democratic Voters of Marion
and Sumter Counties (Comprising
the 20th Senatorial District):
I am a candidate for senator in the
primary election to be held June 4th,
1918. I thoroughly appreciate the
honor of having served as one of Mar
ion's representatives in the last two
sessions of the legislature. I served
my people faithfully, loyally, honest honestly
ly honestly and conscientiously. I realize that
the knowledge and experience as rfp rfp-resentative
resentative rfp-resentative two terms will enable ine
to make the people of the twentieth
district a better senator. I will ap appreciate
preciate appreciate your support and if nominat nominated
ed nominated I pledge faithful service to the
people of Marion and Sumter coun counties,
ties, counties, working for their best interests,
a,s well as for the whole state.
Respectfully yours, W. J. Crosby.
Citra, Fla, Feb. 6, 1918.
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Our friend Bloom of the Lakeland
Star is going to run for the legisla legislature.
ture. legislature. We guarantee he makes a lively
"race, whether he is elected or not.
The next great improvement will
be a bridge across old Tampa bay,
shortening the route between St. Pe Petersburg
tersburg Petersburg and Tampa by about 25
Count von Hertling, German chanv
cellor, it is reported unofficially, in
the reichstag next Tuesday will an answer
swer answer President Wilson's address to
We are discovering so many saviors
nowadays that we wonder which of
these will own the United, States after
we have been saved. Times-Union.
Perhaps in a multitude of saviors
there will be safety. '
"Some time in March," according to
a German prisoner, the Germans will
attack on the British front. He did
not know if a general offensive would
be begun then, but there is marked
activity behind the German lines.
Braxton Beacham says that thb
people of Florida must not, between
Feb. 11 and April 30, kill or sell fo
food any young hens or pullets. How
does that man expect any Methodist
preacher to pray for his salvation ?
Perhaps some people are taking a
little too much stock in the million oi
so of German and Austrian prisoners
that Russia will release. v They will
not be able to return from ; Russia
near so fast as Americans can go to
Ocala Wednesday listened to a gov governor
ernor governor and an ex-governor. The former
came to teach patriotism to one of the
most patriotic towns in the country;
the latter to present the virtues of
prohibition to one of the dryest towns
in the state. Each of these distin distinguished
guished distinguished gentlemen painted the lily; so
to sneak. '' '
The fact that thie condition of The Theodore
odore Theodore Roosevelt is steadily improving
brings joy to Americans of all races,
classes, creeds and political affilia affiliations.
tions. affiliations. Tampa Times. ? h
Oh, no, son; there's one big Florida
newspaper office where his recovery is
causing the editorial sanctum to be
all fogged up in gloom.
Americans, Britons, French, Ital Italians
ians Italians and Belgians, fighting, working,
dying, side by side, bindings each
other's wounds, burying each other's
dead, protecting their women and
children, keeping the honor of their
nations unstained, fearless of v yet
merciful to their enemies if there is
any God, he will not let them lose.
According to a dispatch from Wash
ington, the convalescent hospital will
go to Lake, City, which has been rec recommended
ommended recommended by Surgeon General Gor Gor-gas.
gas. Gor-gas. While we are sorry Ocala was
not selected, yet we know Lake City
to be a pretty and healthy place, and
we have no doubt our sick and wound wounded
ed wounded men will be well cared for there.
In his address to parliament Wed Wednesday,
nesday, Wednesday, Premier Lloyd George did riot
mention President Wilson's last
speech, and declined to see in Count
.Czernin's last speech any nearer apr
proach to peace terms than Count
von Hertling's. The chancellor's de demand
mand demand that Great Britain give up her
coaling stations, he said, proved fully
that supporters of the German policy
were in no mood to discuss reasonable
Gov. Catts has issued a timely no notice,
tice, notice, regarding vagrants and loafers,
to the sheriffs of the state. We hope
they will carry out his recommenda recommendations
tions recommendations to the letter. In it he says:;
"It has been brought to my atten attention
tion attention that there are some slackers
among the idle whites and blacks
while the country needs every one to
work and do their bit, so that we may
go over the top, not only in France,
but in America. I again, call to your
attention the provisions of the Flor Florida
ida Florida law concerning slackers and, ask
that you see that there are no vag vagrants
rants vagrants in your county, and if. men will
not,, work, after warning put them on
the hard roads 6f the county, where
they can do their bit and can be well
fed and taken care of. Kindly give
this your personal attention."
GOV. CATTS IN OCALA
We regret that we were not able
to hear the speech made by Gov. Catts
on his visit to Ocala Wednesday. It
happened that, he made it at the-time
when we have to stay in the compos composing
ing composing room to make sure that our. ami amiable
able amiable and enterprising: young make'
up doesn't put the war dispatches un under
der under the Washington head; else; we
would surely have been in the au audience.
dience. audience. J On the Star staff is a gentle gentleman
man gentleman who is politically, the friend of
Catts- we tried to induce him to re report
port report the speech, but he said nay, nay.
We had him report one of Mr. Catts'
speeches during' the campaign, ana
haven't been able to persuade him to
repeat- the 'operation; we dent know
why, but we notice that with the ex exception
ception exception of working that he never
does anything that he doesn't want
to. We went over to the square, for a
minute and a half at 3:25, to be sure
the governor was there, and found
him talking to a small crowd. We
figured there was about 120 people
present, but a friend said make it
150, so we did so." We regret there
was not a larger attendance. Of
course, we all know that it is general-
ly understood, tnat tne governor in intends
tends intends to run for the Senate; and this
patriotism stunt is a convenient side sideline
line sideline by which He may introduce his
real goods in' 1920, but curiosity and
the fact that he is governor should
have drawn a larger crowd, ylt is ad advanced
vanced advanced as a reason that the visit was
unexpected, but that will hardly do,
as all the people in town and many
of those out in" the country knew he
would be here. His visit was better
advertised than that of ex-Gov. Pat Patterson,
terson, Patterson, to hear whom a crowd filled
the Methodist church the same night.
The governor made, so we are told,
a fairly good speech; we guess there
are fifty men in" Ocala who could
make a better one on the same sub subject
ject subject but it was pretty good, all the
same, vve understand tne governor
will1 visit us again, if we want him,
some time in the near future, and
give us another talk on the subject.
We assure him he will be welcome,
and if he will let us know a week
ahead ; it' won't be ..our fault if he
doesn't have a crowd,' for we will; an announce
nounce announce his coming visit to every com community
munity community in the county.
Another reason why Mr. Hoover is
finding it so' difficult to get people -to
substitute corn for wheat bread is the
fact that" the old-fashioned' water
ground' meal has become cbnspicious
chiefly by its. absence. Norfolk Vir Virginian
ginian Virginian Pilot.
And, no otJiert kind is of any, moro
value for food than iron pyrites.--Times-Union.
If such be the case, the" country is
in a bad fix, as not more than five
per cent5 of the corn 1 meal used is
water ground. We were brought up
on water-ground cornmeaV but we
have never been able' to tell any dif difference
ference difference betwen it and ; that ground by
steam or electric power. As a mat matter
ter matter of fact, the latter is more finely
and evenly ground, so why it should
be less nutritious is something we
doubt our contemporaries could give
any reason for. 7
In criticising Fuel, Administrator
Garfield, much stress is laid on the
fact that, he, isr a college president in
stead of a "practical business man."
We don't think much of the argu argument.
ment. argument. It seems from subsequent
events that Garfield's famous suspension-order,
not ; only accomplished, re results,
sults, results, but it was the best thing to do
And we doubt that, the average busi business
ness business man would have, thought, of it,
let alone had the nerve to put it thru.
College presidents are business men
in' their way, but they are: rather de detached
tached detached .from, the details of, business,
and sometimes a detached man rises
high enough above details to see fai
more, clearly than those who have to
stay down ; among them. President
Wilson, for instance, a college presi
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dent, isn't a business man. And in
dealing with Mexico's ruffians and
Germany's utterly conscienceless dip diplomats,
lomats, diplomats, he has been at a sad disad disadvantage.
vantage. disadvantage. But when he arrived at the
point where he could arise above di diplomacy,
plomacy, diplomacy, no man rose so high. No
statesman since the world began ever
announced such a bill of rights, such
a magna charta, for the family of
nations, great and little. y And if our
country will resolutely back up the
policy that Wilson has announced if
it-will. back, it-with, the, resolution, to
expend the last drop of blood and the
last dollar if necessary it will win
such a great victory, that the mud
dies and blunders that seem! so great
now will be entirely forgotten when
the nation achieves .for the world the
mostt glorious success.
OCALA TWENTY YEARS AGO
There was a flower carnival ball atj
the armory' at which six very pretty
little Ocala girls were the 'center of
attraction. We won't- give their
names, because of that absurd idea
that a woman, isn't a girl after she is
25, t We have watched those same lit lit-tle4
tle4 lit-tle4 misses grow from childhood into
beautiful and useful womanhood, and
we don't believe they ever will-grow
There was also a musical program
given by the pupils of Miss Gaff ney's
kindergarten, and for a similar reason
we won't print the names of the
dainty tots who participated.
The county commissioners voted
$100 to the Times-Union and Citizen
for a "write-up" of Marion county.
The Star approved' of the Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville Sun making a kick on the bar-
bers of his city raising the price of
shaves from 10 to 15 cents.
The Nine O'clock German Club
gave its last dance before Lent at the
Ocala House. Present were Mr. and
Mra A. H: Birdsey,, Mr. and Mrs. J
J. Gerig, Miss Grace Green, Miss
Mary Badger, Miss Edith Piatt, Miss
Loretta Bullock, Miss Lula Gary, Miss
Flora Crook; Miss Lollie Haley, Miss
May Leonard, Mr, and Mrs. D S.
Woodrow, Mr. and Mrs. Albert
Wright, Miss Sidney Pasteur, W. W
Martin, Rf T.' Birdsey, E. T. Helven Helven-ston,
ston, Helven-ston, R. E. Davidson, S. R. Birdsey
Jr.," E. L. Mcintosh, George Pasteur,
Harry Eagleton, Geo. U. Van Echop,
E. Ii. Crossett, Ben Rheinauer, W. "Wi
Condon, Campbell Gray, Quintard
Gray; Walter Lancaster, C. S. Cullen,
Harry, Dozier, F.vE.- Bugbee, Mr, and
Mrs. R. L. Anderson, Mr. and Mrs. E.
L. Carney, Mr. and Mrs. William
Anderson,: H; 'B:, Masters,' Mr. and
Mrs;-Charles Rheinauer," Mr. and; Mrs;
A. E: Gerig, MK and : Mrs. Oi G
Finch; Mrs; Juhan, Mr. and Mrs. U.
R. Waterman 'and? Mr. and Mrs. S. R.
Birdsey Sr.; -
The? "Ford- Orchestra," of which
Mr. T. T. Munroe was leader, gave an
entertainment for the benefit of Grace
church at the Ford j home : on Bucka Bucka-lew
lew Bucka-lew heights. The 'event netted $56.35
for the church.
G. T. Liddon sold his interest in the
Ocala Livery Company to A. R.
The city council began to figure on
buying the plant of, the Ocala Light
and Power Company.
MARTIN FOR COMMISSIONER
Mr. E. L. Martin of Electra stated
this week, that he would be a candi
date for county commissioner fromJ
the fourth district, to succeed Mr. N.
A. Fort, and would make formal an
nouncement of his candidacy in a few
Mr; Martin is a son of Mr. W. E
Martin and was born and has spent
his entire.life in. the district which.he
now wishes to represent. He is a
good' citizen and would ; make his dis
trict a creditable commissioner.
' Gov, Catts was technically lncor
rect but expressed a good sentiment
when, he said: "If I were Secretary
Baker, I would, give these grafters
who seek ta profit. off t of. war con contracts,
tracts, contracts, just one warning that they
would have to be. good, in, future, and
then, if, they, failed I'd have twenty or
thirty of them lined up in front of1 a
firing line, and we'd" have a lot more
patriotism' to the square inch than we
Mr. Wilson's address to Congress'
Monday was meant not so much for
the German and Austrian govern
ments as for the people of those coun
tries. It is not likely that Mr. Wilson
puts any more faith in-Czernin than
he does in Hertling. But he knows
every time he makes a bid for per
manent world peace, something of
what he says gets thru to the war
weary, and.it will have its effect as
the months go on.
Jim Ham Lewis, the pink-whiskei-
ed dandy, of democracy, made "some
speech on Lincoln and Wilson in the
Senate yesterday. That Georgian-Oregonian-Illinoisian
is there with
the eloquence, and with practical abil ability
ity ability as well. First thing you know he'll
be tripping in the direction of the
presidential chair. Tampa Times.
We hope his feet will trip him up
before he' reaches it. With the pos possible
sible possible exception of Hayes, he would be
mentally the smallest man who ever
held the office.
Mr. Ben Raysor says he will be a
candidate for representative from
Marion county at the coming demo democratic
cratic democratic primary. He has a whole lot of
planks in his platform which he
promises to announce before, long,
but the strong ones of the. whole
structure will .be a local option no no-fence
fence no-fence law, and one to prevent the
: in f
running at large of hogs in Marion
county. He sayat thai while he is also
strong. forr prohibition, that question
has been 'practically; settled in Flor Florida,
ida, Florida, and, only, awaits-the dragging out
of a few wet counties to make it
unanimous. Ben promise to make the
campaign- a. lively one and says that
the manr whordefeatSr him for legis-1
lative honors will have to do "some
Noticing the recent controversy be between
tween between the Star and a contemporary
about, the. size of bowie knives, a
friend has shown us one of the weap weapons
ons weapons carried, by his'father, an Alabama
soldier, during the civil war. It is a
wicked looking weapon, with a blade
16 inches long and 3 inches wide. It
has the genuine bowie blade, but a
rather, too close guard around the
hilt prevents it from. being used in a
tierce-point thrust. There is no other
form of offense in either cutting "or
thrusting, it couldn.'t be used for. The
good soldier who, carried it found it
came in mighty handy to dig trenches,
chop wood, stick, hogs and beeves
with, and also to roast meat on. The
cold steel wasn't used, much on either
side in the civil war. We. know many
a veteran who went thru four years
of it without ever using bayonet,
sword or knife as a weapon.
Star ads. are boslaess accelerators.
Why The Florida Times-Union
las 40,000 Sunday Circulation
and Oyer 32,00.0 on Week Days
The continued growth in circulation of the Florida Times-Union,
by. which it has -attained the above totals, is all the more remarkable
nV view, of the fact that the, population of Jacksonville is only about
Comparison. of circulation and population figures shows that in
but. a very ftw of the cites of the United States of approximately the
tame number of people as Jacksonville are there newspapers which
prfnt as many copies daily or Sunday as the Florida Times-Union.
'There are reasons for the circulation supremacy of the, Florida
Times-Union. This could never have been attained but for the edi editorial
torial editorial merit and news service of the paper. The rapid but gradual in increase
crease increase demonstrates the satisfaction of its subscribers with the Florida
The, figures presented below showing the gain in circulation of
both the daily and Sunday edtions of the Florida Times-Union, are
conclusive evidence, of the fact that its growth has been permanent
and not; materially aflfcted by army training camps in its territory or
other 'temporary conditions.
32.550 40.400 (Jan. 27)
Circulation one year ago.
Circulation six months ago.
Circulation one month ago.
Circulation Jan. 28. 1918.
! he subscription rates of the Florida Times-Union', invariably in
advance;. are as follows lor both daily and Sunday editions:
One month . .. .$ .65
Two months 1.25
Six. months f . 3.75
Oae year. 7.50
Illustrated. Sunday Edition, alone. $2.50 a Year
The Florida Publishing Co.
oM FsiIl To See
for Beiaelltt oi
Seats QDi Sale at Court Pharmacy
In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining rom service is
second to none.
RATES From $1.50 per day per person to ?6.
ROBERT M;MEYER, J. E. KAVANAUGH
' Proprietor. Manager.
Read the Star Want Ads. It pays
OCA LA EVENING STAR. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14. 1918
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 restry 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
The Mimroe & thambliss
Is the Last Day of the Big
Hayes & (Epyimm9
Great quantities of Spring Dress Goods have ar arrived
rived arrived within the past few days and they have all been
placed on sale at great reduction from the prices that
will prevail after the above date. Dozens of patterns
of new designs are among them, and it will mean the
saving of money for you to purchase NpW. The
prices next week will be considerably higher.
POSITIVELY. NO FURTHER CON CON-;
; CON-; TIWUAMCE OF THE SALE
: Buy War jSftiamps Now
l Save Food By Using Our Ice Freely It's Cheap and
Food is High Prompt "Service, Full Weight and Cour Cour-l
l Cour-l teous Treatment go with our Ice, and if you don't get
I them, phone us at once.
i Ocala Ice & Packing Co.
and ELECTRICAL WORK
MINSHALE The Plumber.
AU Calls Given Prompt and Careful Attention-Night
14 -W. Ft King.
ST. LEO COLLECSrlE
SAINT LEQ, PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA
IDEAL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR YOUNG GENTLEMEN
Courses in Classics, Science and Commerce. Also
' Primary Department. Send for, Catalogue.
Rev. F. Benedict, Director.
OPENS FOR THE FALL TERM, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12,; 1917.
If You Hare Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
We would have kept the burden of
, the war
From these young souls whose heritage-is
Let men, yet women grieve, we would
But spare the youth of every girl
Life's troubles will await them soon
So keep each care-free; hide condi
Acquaint them merely with war's
Each wandering little lass, each
Suffice it that they sorrow at the tales
Of children in dire need in distant
The orphaned and the starving. Tell
Of horrors which no young mind
But even as we spoke, they took their
Among the Nation's workers, ser serious
ious serious grown,
By some- keen intuition; keen to do,
To plant, to reap their savings
scant to loan.
With Sacrifice, Denial,., their new
In scattered village or .in city
Now back and forth the tenderest
; children fare,
! To help with ministering hands,
j with ready feet.
Oh, what a promise in the spirit fine
I Of these small patriots who no care
Be sure the lessons they are learning
I Mean world-peace, when the, future
they shall shape! uf
Ella A. Fanning.
" New Valentine Verses
; Valentine verses this year are quite
different from vthe usual ditties. The
Delineator contains the cutest of all.
A dainty little miss is seen putting a
large red heart in a big sock with
, A little lass sat on a cushion
And busily- did she knit;
j Into one sock she stuffed her heart,
And called it doing her bit.
j Another one bad an American sol soldier,
dier, soldier, boy, hungrily looking at a little
French miss of about' six summers.
The verse said:
If I were an old fashioned gentleman
I'd send you a fan made of lace,
Could I but speak your tongue, Mam'-
I'd tell you my love to your face.
Then a little lad on a ship, sees in
a vision, the little girl on another
shore, waving dear Old Glory. This
Although I'm far away in France
Sweetheart you will find me
Sending all my love. back home
To, the girl I left behind me.
A, care-free soldier is in another
heart, and opposite him stands a lit little
tle little Red, Cross nurse and in'her hands
behind her back she holds a heart.
Underneath was this one: v
A jolly, jolly Jack was he
N'e'er, fearing Cupid's v dart,
Until he met a Red Cross nurse
And straightway lost his heart.
A Treat, fftr. Tifnsit T nrora
The, world-famed pipe organist,
Gatty Sellars of London, who is .also
a great English composer,, and of the
Queen's Hall Concert of Eneland. will
give, two concerts in Ocala the last
week, in February. The first concert
will, be given Wednesday night, Feb.
27th, at the Methodist church at 8:30
o'clock. The one Thursday night will
begin at 7:30 o'clock.
Gatty has; already arranged two
splendid programs for his Ocala en engagements,
gagements, engagements, which the Star will pub publish
lish publish later.
This is a Wonderful rrmrvrrmifir
for music lovers, so keep the dates in
mind mere will be no price of ad admission,
mission, admission, but. a free will offering will
be taken up, and part of the proceeds
will go to the missionary society of
the ; Methodist church.
"Knighthood Days" is the subject
of the story telling hour at the pri primary
mary primary school next Saturday afternoon,
at 3:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Christian Ax and Miss Adela
Ax returned home yesterday after afternoon
noon afternoon from a delightful visit in St.
Augustine and Jacksonville.
Mr. and Mrs. W. MacD. Green and
Miss Cairo Lee Green of Henderson Henderson-ville,
ville, Henderson-ville, N. C, are expected in Ocala
next week to visit Mr. Green's sister,
Mrs. T. E. Bridges.
m m m
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Mayo and
children of Summerfield were Ocala
visitors this week. They were accom
panied by Mrs. Arthur V. Sewell and
two children, who spent the day with
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Galloway.
Doing Your Bit
With Your "Two-Bits"
Make that ''slacker quarter" help you, and help Uncle
Sam Win the war.
How? Simple! Use it to buy a Thrift Stamp.
When you have 16 Stamps, take them to the Post Office
Pay a few cents more, and get a War Sayings Stamp.
On January 1st, 1923, the United States Government
will give you $5.00 for your W. S. S.
You can cash your W: S, S; before 1923 and get interest,
if you will give ten days notice. :
Buy Thrift Stamps andi War Savings Stamps at your
Post Office or at any Bank.
This Space Contributed by
Where You Can Buy "Victory" Butternut Bread
when Lieut. Wiley Burford was there
several years ago. He is making his
home with Mrs. William Marshall.
Bible Study Class
The Junior Epworth League study studying
ing studying "Old Testament Heroes," held -an
exceedingly interesting and profitable
meeting this week. Their fourth
meeting will be held next week with
Mary Louise Atkinson and a full at attendance
tendance attendance is desired. The lives of Gid Gideon,
eon, Gideon, the great "Hero Commander,"
and Samson, will be studied.
Mrs. Frank Lytle's friends are sor sorry
ry sorry to hear she has been quite ill for
several days. Miss Juanita Lytle will
come up from the lake today to spend
the remainder of the week with her
Corporal Raymond Bullock, who
went to St. Petersburg Monday night
Ocala friends of Mr. Sherman
Hammatt of Jacksonville, who with
his sister, Miss Gertrude, erave danc
iner lessons at the Woman's Club two
years ago, will be interested to hear
of his whereabouts. Mr. Hammatt en
listed in the aviation corns and is
now with, the balloon squadron of one
of the flying corps in training in a
The Style Style-Hat
Hat Style-Hat Shop
Now Has on Display
a Full Line of
A Tailored, Sport or Dress Hat
... for Every Lady in
Straws and Piques.
White Organdie Baby Caps
Rena C. Smith.
Laura N. Luckie.
WHAT'S THE USE
hanging on to old-time, old-fogy hand-
mixed Lead and Oil Paint that will
soon chalk off and discolor when you
Mr. Pierrepont E. Twitchell of
Brooklyn, N. Y., have arrived in the
city, to ; spend several months. Mr.
Twitchell was a Princeton student
a thoroughly modern, scientific machine-made
Paint, that will outlast the
other, and cost you less money. 10
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to visit. Mr. and Mrs. Cole and other
friends, returned ; home Wednesday
afternoon. Corporal Bullock's friends
rejoice to hear hes has been recommended-for-sergeant
He will return
to Camp Wheeler tomorrow after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. Wheatless and Meatless Days
.To eliminate- any discrepancies in
the- observance of? wheatless. and
meatless days in the- state of -Florida,
and for the purpose of securing uni uniform
form uniform observance of those days to
corresponds with the announcements
of the food administration from
Washington Thereby direct that the
following days-are-to be observed in
the-state of Florida, this order super superceding
ceding superceding others of previous date:
Monday Wheatless Day.
Tuesday- Meatless Day.
Wednesday Wheatless Day.
Saturday Porkless Day.
One wheatless meal each day of the
One meatless meal each day of the
Explanation: On wheatless days
and in wheatless meals use no crack crackers,
ers, crackers, pastry, macaroni, breakfast food
or other cereal containing wheat flour
in any. form except the small amount
that, may be .needed for thickening
soups or, gravies, or for a binder in
cornbread and other cereal breads. If
you bake. bread at home, use other
cereals, than wheat. If you buy bread,
be sure, to, buy, war bread.
Explanation: Meatless means with
out;, any cattle, hog .or sheep productai
im.otner days use mutton ana iamo
in preference ,to beef or 'pork. Pork
lessy means without pork, bacon, ham,
lard or pork products fresh or pre preserved.
served. preserved. Harry L. Beeman,
Hotel Representative, Florida.
Woman's Club Meeting.
The regular business meeting of
the Woman's Club will be held Satur Saturday
day Saturday afternoon at, three o'clock, at, the
Mrs. George L. Taylor,
td Recording Secretary.
Story Hours at the Library
The. story -hours that- gave the
Ocala children so much pleasure last
year are soon to begin again. The
first one will be held Saturday after afternoon,
noon, afternoon, Feb. 23.
These story hours are under the
auspices of the junior civics commit committee
tee committee of the Woman's Club, of which
Mrs. W. E. Smith is chairman.
The stories- are told in the lecture
room, of i the ; public library, and all
Ocala children are invited.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dutch of West
Palm r Beach have announced the en engagement
gagement engagement and approaching marriage
of their daughter, Pearl to Mr.- How Howard
ard Howard MacKay of Ithaca, N. Y.. Miss
Dutch is well-known-to many people
in Miami who will be interested in
her coming marriage to a young
student aviator nowS in training at
Ithaca. Miami Herald.
The above is quite interesting to
the many Ocala; friends of Mr. Mac Mac-Kay,
Kay, Mac-Kay, who is a nephew of Mr. George
MacKay of this city, and was his
guest for several weeks last grummet
at the lake.
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. Composition roofs don't wear
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On all work intrusted to me
in response to this appeal, I
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vested invested in War Savings Stamps.
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New- Spring Hats for women,
misses and children,' emphasize the
becomingness in which you can make
your selections. Minnie A." Bo stick,
Harrington Hall Hotel corner. 7-tf
Mr. J. S. Pearson who has been in
Orlando since Monday is expected
home this afternoon.
Mr. J. H. Taylor and Mr. W. M. Pal Palmer
mer Palmer returned home yesterday from a
short stay in Jacksonville.
Mr. W. J. Crosby came in town last
night from Citra, to hear ex-Gov.
After a brief spell of illness, Miss
Lilian Melin is back at her post in
the Court Pharmacy.
Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
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Messrs. Will J. Edwards and H. D.
Stokes motored to Orlando today, to
attend the midwinter fair.
Able Seaman John Metrie is home
on a brief furlough from the naval
training station at Hampton, Va.
Mr. Ludwig, the gentleman injured
in the accident at the Gainesville road
crossing last week, was able to be re removed
moved removed from the Ocala hospital to his
home in Gainesville today.
. Mr. J. J. Gerig denies that tonight
will mark his last .disappearance from
the stage. We endorse his denial. We
hope he will make more farewell tours
than Sarah Bernhardt.
Buy waf savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service.
The Court Pharmacy. tf
It isv reported that Mr. Gerig, in
addition to his regular part in "Mrs.
Briggs of the Poultry Yard," will do
a specialty as a ballet boy tonight.
We can testify that he can kick high higher
er higher than we can.
Mr. W. T. Gary took Gov. Patter Patterson
son Patterson out to view the beauties of Silver
Springs this morning. Mr. Patterson
left on the afternoon train for
Brooksville, where he will lecture to tonight.
night. tonight. V
Mr. Christian Ax astonished his
friends by walking down town yes yesterday.
terday. yesterday. Mr. Ax says he knows not
what the war will bring forth and hb
doesn't want to get entirely out of
ExGovernor Patterson delivered a
very good lecture at the Methodist
church last night. The church was
filled and the ex-governor's talk was
The Star reporter dropped in on the
performers in "Mrs. Briggs of the
Poultry Yard," while they were re rehearsing
hearsing rehearsing in the armory last night,
and if they do as well in performance
as they did in rehearsal, the play
surely will be rich.
I : ; : -'
Mr. John T. Lewis of Oklawahi
was in town yesterday, to hear Gov.
Catts and ex-Gov. Patterson. John's
oldest boy, John T. Jr., is handling
goods for the Standard Oil Co. be between
tween between Trilby and St. Petersburg and
is doing well. His younger boy, Earl
R., just over 18 years, has applied
for enlistment in the navy. He has
been accepted and expects his orders
to go by every mail.
Mr. J. B. Horrell received yester yesterday
day yesterday afternoon the sad and unexpected
news of the death of his brother, Rev.
R. W. Horrell of Zolfo. Mr. Horrell
left at once for Zolfo, to attend the
funeral. He was accompanied by his
niece, Miss Blanche Horrell, daughter
of his brother, who has been making
her home with her uncle and his wife
while she attended our high school.
Rev. Mr. Horrell passed away very
suddenly. He had only been in Zolfo
a short time, coming to Florida from
North Carolina a few months ago. He
leaves a wife and several children.
Mr. HorrelFs friends, and the friends
his niece has made during her stay
here, sympathize with them in their
sudden and severe loss.
Mrs. Briggs and Silas Green are
about to form an alliance to raise
chickens. Good luck to them. See
them at the Temple.
BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
Is the watchword at
By selling for CASH we elimi eliminate
nate eliminate all bad debts which must
necessarily be paid for by those
who DO pay, hence can give you
the lowest prices on all kinds of
' BEEF. PORK, MUTTON,
PHONE 10 8
BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
AMATEUR PLAY AT THE
TE3IPLE THIS EVENING
(Ocaleean Ensign, 14th)
It is always a pleasure to help a
good cause, and the more pleasant the
method the greater the pleasure. One
of the most pleasant ways, in which
you can help the great Red Cross
work will be to buy a ticket to the
performance of "Mrs. Briggs of the
Poultry Yard," which will be given at
the Temple by local talent this eve evening.
ning. evening. The play is an improvement
on and a dramatization of the im immortal
mortal immortal narrative of unconscious
humor, "Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage
Patch," which shone the face of the
country with smiles a few years ago.
Mrs. Briggs has thought of several
things that didn't occur to Mrs.
Wiggs, and will thereby secure
more efficacious clovehitch on the
tickle boxes of her audience. Some
of our smartest young folks and some
of our smartest folks who are not so
young will be in the caste, but noth nothing
ing nothing will be old, not even the jokes, all
of which will be distinct improve improvements
ments improvements on the seven original 'funmak 'funmak-ers
ers 'funmak-ers thought up by Noah and his sons
in the ark. The costumes will be even
more original than the jokes, and the
combination will have even Coburn's
minstrels beaten m6re than seven
blocks. Don't miss this occasion; if
you do. you won't get over your disap disappointment
pointment disappointment before the fourth of July.
Tickets on- sale at the Court Phar Pharmacy
macy Pharmacy and the curtain at the Temple
will rise at 8:30.
WANTED, LOST, FdUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25c; three times 50c; six times
75c; One month $3. Payable in advance.
DR. D. M. BONEY
I especially offer my services to the
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg.,
WANTED Plain sewing to do. Prices
reasonable ,and satisfaction guaran guaranteed.
teed. guaranteed. Apply to Mrs. A. M. Kichline,
at "Dormitory," South Lime St. 14-at
WANTED A good all 'round shoe shoemaker.
maker. shoemaker. Have new Landis No. 12
stitcher. Must be rapid worker with
good references. .Permanent position.
Apply Anthony Bros., West Palm
Beach, Fla. State salary will ex expect.
pect. expect. ." 14-3t S
WANTED About one hundred bush bushels
els bushels of corn, and hay. Address, Mrs.
John A. Manly, Ocala, Fla. 13-3t
MULES FOR SALE A pair -of work
mules or sale cheap. Can be seen at
Nichols & Cobb's stables. R. R. Car Carroll,
roll, Carroll, Ocala, Fla. 13-6t
DRAY FOR SALE A first class,
flat-bed, one-horse dray, cost $75. Is
almost as good as new. Price $25. The
Maxwelr Agency, Ocala. 12-6t
FOR SALE Will sell cheap for cash
my store and meat .market on West
Broadway including all fixtures. J.
D. Dawkins, 107 W. Broadway, Ocala,
FOR SALE Stucco bungalow; latest
improvements; lot 75' x 187; cement
fence and walk; all kinds of fruit
trees. Also building lot 63 x 187.
Carl Werizel & Son, 702 Wyominia
St., Ocala, Fla. 2-2-lm
FOR SALE Nice lot 70 x 112 in sec second
ond second ward. Also wish to rent or pur purchase
chase purchase 80-acre farm near Ocala. W.
W. Condon. v' 1-8-tf
FOR SALE New typewriter, at $3
per month. Room 5, Holder Block,
Ocala, Fla. 12-tf
FOR SALE 14 Buick roadster, four
new tires. Cost $1450, Price $350. Ap Apply
ply Apply to Theus Brothers' Furniture
Store, Ocala, Fla. -thu-fri-sat
One: of the most interesting feat features
ures features of the evening will be that of one
of our leading druggists, who will im impersonate
personate impersonate ."Madam Spihgeila," at
"Mrs. Briggs of the Poultry Yard,"
Thursday, Feb. 14th.
L T: IZLAR JR.:
: Automobile :
I Insurance :
: a Specialty.
Gary Building Ocala, Fla.
(Continued from Third Page)
Red Cross Affairs
Marion County Chapter, A. R. C,
held a meeting this morning. After
the usual routine business, a resolu resolution,
tion, resolution, was adopted for a committee to
look after the junior Red Cross mem
bership. Prof. W. hi. Cassels was I
made chairman of the work. Prof.
Cassels accepted the office and the
names of his committee will be pub published
lished published in a few days.
Mr. Frank Carlisle of Company A
is expected home from Camp Wheel Wheeler
er Wheeler this afternoon on a short furlough.
Miss Susie Lou Ellis returned home
Tuesday night from a five days' visit
to Mrs. Willard C. Blood.
The Fighting Trail serial did not
arrive last night as scheduled. It
will be shown at the Temple Friday,
if it comes.
Rev. J. P. Hilburn of Sanford ar arrived
rived arrived in Ocala yesterday and will be
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. George W.
Martin until Friday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Beuchler, Mrs.
Charles Fox and Mr. Bruce Meffert
motored to Orlando Wednesday to at attend
tend attend the' fair. They returned home
Mrs. L. J. Montgomery and grand granddaughter.
daughter. granddaughter. Miss Frances Louise Mont Montgomery,
gomery, Montgomery, Mrs. Mabel Arnow and Miss
Margaret Peace of Micanopy were
Ocala visitors today. The party will
motor home this afternoon.
m m m
Mrs. Raiford Simmons left this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon for St. Petersburg to join hei
daughter, Mrs. Futch. Mr. Simmons
left on the afternoon train for a bus business
iness business trip to his former home in
Capt. and Mrs. T. E. Bridges, who
entertained Gov. Catts at dinner last
evening, also entertained Mrs. R. L.
Bridges and daughter, Mrs. -C. W.
Hudson, Mrs. T. B. Pasteur and
grandfather, Rev. J. H. Titer and Mrs.
Mrs. F. A. Howse continues to im improve,
prove, improve, which will be good news to her
many friends. The ropes blocking
the street in front of the Howse resi residence
dence residence which have been in place since
last Saturday, were removed this
The Atlanta Journal says that Mr.
Courtland Winn Jr., son of ex-Mayor
Courtland S. Winn, a nephew of Con Congressman
gressman Congressman Brand and one of Atlanta's
best known and most popular young
men, was on the Tuscania. The unit
of which Mr. Winn was a member
"was especially organized for forestry
service in France. Mr. Winn Jr. is a
second cousin of Mrs. F. E. Wether Wether-bee
bee Wether-bee of this city, and her friends are
glad to hear that this splendid young
man was among those saved.
The two-months-old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Wilson was chris christened
tened christened at 1 o'clock this afternoon at
the home of Mrs. Wilson's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Martin. The lit
tie one was christened Margaret
Peace -Wilson by Rev. J. P. Hilburn
of Sanford, assisted by Rev. Smith
Hardin of the Methodist church. Miss
Margaret Peace of Micanopy, who
came down especially for the occas occasion,
ion, occasion, was her little namesake's god godmother,
mother, godmother, and Mr. W. H. Wilson, the
baby's father, who was not able to be
here, is the godfather, Mrs. G. W.
Martin being his proxy. Two of the
little principal's great-grandmothers,
one from each side, were present,
which made the ceremony decidedly
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MAR MAR-ION
ION MAR-ION COUNTY HOSPITAL 1
The annual meeting of the Marion
County Hospital Association, for the
election of officers and for the trans transaction
action transaction of such other business as may
come before the meeting, will be held
on Tuesday, March 12, 1918, at 8 a. m.
at the hospital.
" pc. T. Munroe, President.
Attest: E. H. Martin, Sec'y. 4t-thurs
XOTICE OF SALE OF
. SCHOOL DISTRICT BONDS
Notice is hereby given that the
Board of Public Instruction for the
county of Marion, state of -Florida, un until
til until two o'clock p. m. on toe
5th Day f March, 1018,
at the office of the superintendent of
public instruction of said county, will
receive bids for the purchase of bonds
of Ocala Special Tax School District
Number one, of said county, in
the amount of Ten Thousand
Dollars, said bonds being ten in
number of the denomination of
One Thousand Dollars each, maturing
twenty years from their date, 'bearing
interest at the rate of five (5) per
cent, per annum, payable annually,
both principal and interest payable in
Ocala, Marion county, Florida.
Each bidder at said sale shall de deposit
posit deposit with his bid a certified check
payable to he order of said board in
the sum of three per cent, of the
amount of his bid, as a sruaranty of
compliance with the terms of such bid.
The said board reserves the right to
reject any and all bids received.
Dated this January 23d, 1918.
The Board of Public Instruction
of Marion County, Florida,
By J. IL Br in son. Secretary,
of said Board and Superintendent of
Public Instruction for said County.
Delightful and fascinating are the
new Spring Pattern and Palm Beach
Hats now to be. seen at Mrs. Minnie
A. Bostick's, Harrington Hall Hotel
corner. Phone 310. 2-7-tf
Monday Mflt Felb.
LeComte &. Flesher present
THE TUNEFUL MUSICAL NOVLLTY
T TW WITH A MILITARY ATMOSPHERE
Vi IT A DAZZLING ARRfY OF COS COS-LJU.
LJU. COS-LJU. 11 TUMES AND SCENERY
'.FLIRTATION WALK An Dluminated Run-Board Extending from
the Stage Out Over the Orchestra Seats.
AN AERIAL FLIGHT
GIRLS, AVIATION CORPS IN NOVEL DRILLS. BALLET from
the ROOF of the NEW' YORK THEATRE. BEWITCHING
BEAUTIES in DANCING ENSEMBLES, TABLEAUX B A T T-TLEFIELD
TLEFIELD T-TLEFIELD "Somewhere in France."
BRIGADE of WONDERFUL GIRLS
TWENTY SMASING SONG HITS
PRICES: 50c $1 AND $1.50 Plus War Tax.
SEATS ON SALE THURSDAY AT COURT PHARMACY
. A BIG' IBARGAIM
The Savoy Cafe Will Be
Sold at Half it's Value
Good Location. Good Business.
Reason lor selling is (hat owner has enlisted in
the naval service, and his wile wishes to be close
at hand at base station.
A BIG BARGAIN FOR QUICK SALE
NOTICE TO OUR PATRONS
Owing to government restictions and the near-cash basis upen
which nearly all wholesale houses are now doing business, it has
become necessary for us to discontinue all monthly accounts,
and in the future we must insist upon all bills being settled at
the end of each week. Thanking you for past patronage and
soliciting a continuance of your business, we are
Dealer in: Fresh Meats, Fish and Oysters,
Staple and Fancy Groceries.
N. Magnolia St. 1 Ocala, Florida.
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