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ture. temperature. OCALA, FLORIDA, FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 1918.
VOL. 25, NO: 59
Hun Patrols are Finding that Our
Soldiers are Hard Men
With the American Army, France,
Wednesday, March 6. An American
patrol of five men three nights .ago
outfought an enemy patrol of ten
men. They met in "No Man's Land"
and the Americans opened fire. There
was a lively skirmish for three min minutes,
utes, minutes, when the enemy retreated. They
left two dead and two wounded Bav Bavarians
arians Bavarians who were made prisoners. The
American patrol returned to its own
lines without receiving a scratch.
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Prices a Matter of Concern With
the Food Administration
Washington, March 8. Tentative
stepsto reduce, the "extortionate"
, differential in the price of corn a3
paid by the consumer and that re received
ceived received by the producer have been
taken by the food administration.
Officials refused to indicate whethei
it had in mind assuring the farmer of
more money or the public of a lower
GRAIN ON HAND
Washington, March 8. Grain in
the farmers' hands March 1st, the
department of agriculture announced,
Corn, 1,292,000,000' bushels.
Wheat, 111,000,000 bushels.
Oats, 595,000,000 bushels.
ALIEN DRAFT TREATIES AP APPROVED
PROVED APPROVED Washington, March 8. By unani unanimous
mous unanimous vote a favorable report on the
administration bill, to give effect to
the alien draft treaties ; which may
hereafter be negotiated, .including
those with Great Britain and Canada
already signed, by authorizing the
president to order the registration of
such aliens, was ordered today by the
Senate military committee.
TOO MUCH OIL TAX
Washington, March 8. Mexico has
been requested by the American gov
ernment to delay the enforcement of
and reconsider its decree of last Feb February,
ruary, February, imposing a heavier tax on oil
products and cancelling leases made
since April 13, 1917. English and
American operators in Mexican fields
have protested that the new taxes are
ALL RECEPTIONS, REVOKED
Washington, March 8. -All excep exceptions
tions exceptions to the food administration rule
requiring the purchase of an equal
amount of substitutes with each pur purchase
chase purchase of wheat flour were revoked
yesterday. This was brought about
because of the increasing necessity
of conserving wheat for the Allies.
SINKING THE SUBS
Washington, March 8. More sub submarines
marines submarines are being destroyed by Am American
erican American and Allied ships than ever be before.
fore. before. Information reaching Washing Washington
ton Washington develops this fact in a discussion
of Eric Geddes' statement in the Brit British
ish British parliament that submarines are
HARD WICK VOTES WITH THE
Washington, March 8. The Sen Senate
ate Senate yesterday passed the administra administration
tion administration bill creating a war finance cor corporation
poration corporation with a fund of four billion,
five hundred million dollars to aid
war industries. The bill now goes to
the House. There were three votes
against the measure. Senators Hard
in e. Ohio. Sherman. Illinois, Hard-
ANNUAL ELECTION TUESDAY
All friends and patrons of the Mar
ion County Hospital are urged to at attend
tend attend the meeting of the association
and annual election of officers at the
hospital on Tuesday morning at nine
o'clock. The hospital now has 49
members, a larger membership than
it has ever had, and the "faithful
few" who have guided its fate thru
all the years of it sexistence feel most
gratified at the fine showing.
. W. S. 6.
Bargains in Fords.
3-18 The Maxwell Agency.
Again, the Huns Shower Bombs on
the Women and Children
London, March 8. Eleven persons
were killed and forty-six wounded in
last night' airplane raidover Lon London,
don, London, according to the latest police
reports, says an official announce announcement.
ment. announcement. It is feared an additional six
bodies are in the ruins of houses. Six
or eight planes participated in the
raid, one of "them reaching London,
where it dropped bombs in the north northwest
west northwest and southwest districts of the
London, March 8. For the first
week of March, British casualties
were 3343, the lowest of any week
for several months.
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FLORIDA AMONG THE FlflST
Our State Has Rallied Nobly to the
Support of the Y. M. C. A.
Jacksonville, March 8. "Florida, j
hfant of the Southland in state-wide
promotion of its Young Men's Chris-!
tian Associations which commenced
in 1915, is 'some baby,'" according!
to State Secretary O. E. Maple.
"Her citizens have rallied to the
support of the Army and Navy Y. M; j
C. A. in war time with a spirit which
places Florida in the front rank,
without permitting the regular 'home
base' work of the association to fal falter.
ter. falter. Instead, it has steadily progress progressed
ed progressed during two brief years of state
Florida has several record accom accomplishments
plishments accomplishments to her credit in work for
the Y. M. C. A. With 78 per cent of
the $119,000 subscribed during the
Red Triangle H drive last November
already paid in to National Treas Treasurer
urer Treasurer Cleveland H. "Dodge, Florida is
among the seven- states which have
collected over three-quarters of their
pledges to the war work fund. Flor Florida
ida Florida was asked to raise $75,000. The
state committee voluntarily boosted
the allotment to $100,000 which was
"Having completed its $75,000 new
city association building campaign at
Miami, Florida stands alone among
the Southern states to have accom accomplished
plished accomplished such a task during recent
months," proudly states State Secre Secretary
tary Secretary Maple. "The organization of a
boy's work program with W. F. Mc Mc-canless
canless Mc-canless as state boy's work secretary,
and county work well systematized in
Polk county with Fay Chilly as the
secretary in charge, are two good
pieces of work done within twelve
There are now two city associations
operating in the state; at Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville and Tampa. There is one railroad
association, at St. Augustine, and
four student associations. Pensacola
Y. M. C. A. is operated under the
Alabama state committee.
There are four training camps in
Florida where the Army and Navy
Y. M. C. A. is serving the enlisted
men and two other camps where the
Red Triangle is likely to extend its
work within the month, as follows:
Camp Johnston, Jacksonville, at the
Quartermaster corps training camp;
Fort Dade and Fort Barancas on the
west coast, where 'coast artillerymen
are stationed, and at Pensacola naval
training station. There are nine
Army and Navy Y. M. C. A. build
ings in operation and thirty-two Red
Triangle secretaries in the state.
A "hut" has been authorized at the
new aviation camp at Arcadia, and
Red Triangle work has been request requested
ed requested at Miami. Three Florida Y. M. C.
A. secretaries have sailed overseas
and four civilians are serving as sec
retaries in Southern training camps.
During the month, State Secretary
Maple has been asked to recruit ten
men for training at Blue Ridge sum summer
mer summer schools, near Asheville, N. C,
where a school for instruction i&
A.rmy and Navy Y. M. U. A. war
work will open March 25th.
The report which State Secretary
Maple made at the third annual con conference
ference conference of Southern state and inter international
national international committee Y. M. C. A. secre secretaries
taries secretaries held at Atlantic Beach, Febru February
ary February 26th and 27th, was most favor favorably
ably favorably commented upon.
w. s. s.
BOUGHT A MAXWELL ROADSTER
Dr. L. H.Von Engelken has bought
a Maxwell roadster from the Maxwell
Agency for use in his practice. The
1918 Maxwell three-passenger road roadster
ster roadster is a very stylish little car, and
cne that anjr owner may well feel
W. s. S.
Do you read the want ads?
Ask aKieer to Give Them for Their
King His Fifth Son,
London, March 8. The Finnish
government has asked the German
emperor to appoint Prince Oscar, his
fifth son, as king of Finland, the
Afton Tidningen reports, according to
an Exchange Telegraph dispatch.
-w. s. s.-
Sugar Plantation Hands in Eastern
Porto Rico Have Gone
on a Strike t
San Juan, Porto Rico, March 8.
Ten thousand canefield laborers in the
eastern end of the island are on a
strike, causing the closing down of
three sugar centrals. The men declare
they are tired of waiting for action
by labor officials at Washington,
which is to determine whether a gen general
eral general strike shall be called. '
w. s. ts.
HAYNES WILL LEAVE
Finland is No Longer a Healthy Place
(Associated Press) t
Stockholm, Thursday, March 7.
American Consul Thornwell Haynes,
at Helsingfors, has advised the Am American
erican American legation here that he is leav leaving
ing leaving the Finnish capital Friday with
twenty American residents. Many
American refugees are now at Abo,
w. & s.
BOARD OF, TRADE
In Thursday's paper you noticed
that the board of trade had very im important
portant important matters to this county to be
discussed tonight at the regular
monthly meeting, and we urge every
one that can possibly come to be pres present.
ent. present. The board of trade meeting
should be so well attended every
meeting that standing room would be
appreciated. The board has plenty of
comfortable chairs, the room is well
kept and every one should feel a keen
interest to come out and discuss bus business
iness business in general and form ideas that
would be beneficial to city and coun county.
ty. county. Then you would see your own
ideas perfected and good results
shown. Nothing can be accomplished
unless we get the good will and co cooperation
operation cooperation of every citizen here. We
are going to have a good meeting
tonight, we are going to get your
ideas (so that means you must, be
here)' and we are going to perfect
these ideas, thus showing that the
Marion County Board of Trade is
really an organization that is well
worth maintaining. Now, as for you
not being a member and not feeling
like coming out, don't let this keep
you at home, for next week you will
have the pleasure of meeting a com committee
mittee committee from the board who will invite
you to become a member. Tonight at
7:30 o'clock we will be looking for
, ; W. S. S.
Those Hair and Clothes Brushes in
Gerig's window at one dollar each
have caused a great many to stop and
look. To look means to buy, so be
careful. Gerig's Drug Store. 2-20
"THE ARMY IS NO STRONGER
THAN THE HEARTS AT HOME"
Have You Subscribed
Anything Toward Furnishing the Boys With Smokes?
Japan Will Welcome Chinese Co Cooperation
operation Cooperation in Case It is Neces Necessary
sary Necessary to Invade Siberia
London, March 8. Japan,
ing to a dispatch from Tein
the Dapv Mail, is reported to
timated she would welcome
co-operation in the event
measures are necessary in
thus desiring to demonstrate
vr. s. s.
Tsin accord-Tsin to
have in in-Chinese
Chinese in-Chinese extreme
Income Tax Returns Must All be in
by the First of April
(Special to the Star)
Jacksonville, March 8 Heavy pen
alties attach to the failure of indi individual,
vidual, individual, partnership or corporation to
file income tax returns with the col collector
lector collector of internal revenue at Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville by April 1, 1918.
James M. Cathcart, collector of in
ternal revenue, said today,, that in
some instances people are delaying to
make prompt return of their in
comes, putting the matter off from
day to day with a possibility that they
will overlook the matter, and not
have returns in by the appointed
APRIL 1, IS THE DATE
Every individual, corporation oi
partnership in Florida required to
make a return, is required to have
that return on file in the collector's
office in Jacksonville, by April 1,
The individual or the partnership
failing to make return by this time is
subject to a penalty of not less than
twenty dollars nor more than $1000
and automatically on failure to make
returns promptly an additional tax
of fifty per cent is assessed on that
individual or partnership.
In the case of a corporation the
penalty is not exceeding $10,000 and
automatically a fifty per cent increase
in taxation is assessed.
PAID BY JUNE 15
The tax may be paid at the time
the return is made out and the gov
ernment being at war, prefers this
method where it is not inconvenient
for the taxpayer to make the pay
ment. But the tax must be paid by
June 15 and any delay in payment
after that time is met with a five per
cent penalty and interest of- one per
cent a month on the amount until it
Blanks of every kind required may
be obtained at once by addressing the
collector of internal revenue at Jack
sonville, and the obligation is on the
taxpayer to get the blank not on
the collector to furnish the bland ex except
cept except on application of the taxpayer.
Total revenue collections for the
district of Florida for the month of
February 1918 were $342,712.67 as
against collections of $142,232.33 for
February of 1917, or a gain of $200, $200,-480.34
480.34 $200,-480.34 for February of this year. A
great number of tax payers are pay paying
ing paying their tax at the time the return
is made and submitted to the collec collector.
tor. collector. W. S. &
A good assortment of Fountain
Pens to be had at Gerig's Drug
Authorized in the Bill Passed by Both
Houses With the War Depart Department's
ment's Department's Approval
Washington, March 8. Furloughs
for farmers and other men needed in
non-military pursuits necessary to
the war were authorized in the Sen Senate
ate Senate bill passed today by the House
with the approval of the war depart department.
ment. department. COLLEGE BOYS FOR Q. M. CORPS
Governors of the different states
were notified today by the provost
marshal general that all students of
land grant agricultural colleges,
whose class standing places them in
the upper third senior class, may en enlist
list enlist in the quartermasters' enlisted
reserve corps and be placed in Class
5 on the ground of being in military
RECENT DRAFT RULES
Reclassification according to phys physical
ical physical condition of the men called in the
next army draft is provided in revis revised
ed revised instructions for medical advisory
boards which are being sent to the
local boards throughout the country.
The new regulations, made public last
night, require that every man sum summoned
moned summoned before the board shall be
I laced in one of the following four
A. Acceptable for the general
B. Acceptable for general milita military
ry military service after being cured of rem remediable
ediable remediable defects.
C. Acceptable for special or limit limited
ed limited military service in a specified ca capacity
pacity capacity or occupation.
D. Rejected and exempted from
any military service.
It is the intention of the provost
marshal-general to provide later for
the further investigation and classi classification
fication classification of the men acceptable for
limited or special service so that re record
cord record may be made of the sort oi
work each of these men may be as assigned
signed assigned to do without endangering his
Under the new regulations any ail ailments
ments ailments and defects which gain ex exemption
emption exemption of drafted men in the past
now will result in their being listed
in group B.
vsr. s. a.
IITTLE HOPE FOR MEYER'S LIFE
Boston, March 8. The condition of
former Secretary of the Navy Geo.
Von L. Meyer was more serious this
morning, and his physicians say there
is little hope for his recovery. Mr.
Meyer is suffering with tumor of the
w. s. s.
MRS. J. M. GROSS
Early yesterday morning Mrs.
Martha Gross, wife of Rev. J. M.
Gross, D. D., pastor of Trinity M. E.
church, South, died after prolonged
illness of heart trouble. She was 59
years of age. The funeral service will
be held in Trinity church at 10 o'clock
this morning, conducted by Rev. M.'
H. Norton and Rev; W. G. Fletcher.
Interment will be in the city ceme cemetery
tery cemetery by the W. II. Combs company.
The pallbearers will be W. H.
Chaille, B. A. Rutherford, A. IL
Adams, A. O. Moore, W. H. D. Stew Stewart
art Stewart and W. J. Gautier. Miami Her Herald,
ald, Herald, 7th.
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To Work for the Third Liberty Loan,
Beginning April 6th, 1918
Fairfield: M. L. Payne, chairman,
J. L. Davis, M. D., and- L. K. Edwards.
Ocala and Marion County at Large:
T. T. Munroe, chairman, D. E. Mcl Mcl-ver
ver Mcl-ver and John L. Edwards.
Mcintosh: E. L. Price, chairman,
S. H. Gaitskill and J. K. Christian.
Reddick: S. L. Fridy, chairman, E.
D. Rou and O. II. Billings.
Citra: J. C. DuPree, chairman, W.
J. Crosby and J. R. Williams.
Anthony: A. R. Griffin, chairman,
Geo; D. Pasteur and Harry Meadows.
Summerfield: Nathan Mayo, chair
man, II. J. Wall and J. W. Davi3.
Belleview: C. A. Tremere, chair chairman,
man, chairman, H. L. Hopkins and A. E. Ash-
Dunnellon: G. W. Neville, chairman,
J.'T. Rawls and J. G. Baskin.
VT. S. S.
STOCK FOR SALE
$250 of the capital stock of the
Carn-Thomas Company, fully paid
and non-assessable. Any reasonable
offer will be accepted. Address, Eox
164, city. 3-7-6t
w. s. s.
Thirty thousand choice variety to tomato
mato tomato nlants at 25c. per 100 or $1.50
per thousand. The Green House. 6-tf
SHOWING A SPAI OF
Recapture of Jamburg by Russian
Troops from the Germans
London, March 8. The Russian
revolutionary army recaptured Jam Jamburg,
burg, Jamburg, C8 miles from Petrograd, the
morning of March 5th, according to
an official announcement made in Pet Petrograd
rograd Petrograd Thursday, and forwarded by
the correspondent- of the Exchange
lias Been Made Between Representa Representatives
tives Representatives of the Various Nations
Harbin, Thusrday, Feb. 28. An
agreement has bee nreached between
the consular corps here, railway offi officials
cials officials and the Chinese customs service
tc- permit the export of foodstuffs by
way of Irkutzk and Vladivostok, also
for the shipment of Manchurian pro products
ducts products to Vladivostok for export to the
W. s. 6.
CAN'T KEEP A CABINET
Spain Continues to Have Trouble
Madrid, March 8. The Spanish
cabinet, recently reconstructed by
Premier Alhuchemas, resigned today.
w. s. s.
CUTTING DOWN ON
THE PLEASURE CARS
New York, March 8. The produc production
tion production of pleasure automobiles will be
cut thirty per cent during the fiscal
year as a war measure, the National
Automobile Chamber of Commerce
decided yesterday. The reduction ap applies
plies applies to the entire uncompleted sched schedule
ule schedule for the year.
w. S. S.
MOUNT ZION A. C. E. LEAGUE
Special Program for Sunday, 6 P. M.
Song service (five minutes).
Hymn: League choir.
Scripture lesson, Eph. 4:11-16.'
Address on the topic, "Making tha
Most of Ourselves": Miss W. L. Per Perry.
ry. Perry. Response: Dr. L. R. Hampton.
Instrumental solo: Mrs. Annie Hall.
Vocal solo : Pearl Turgerson,
'.Selected reading: Miss' Marthena
Paper: Mrs. Rosa Hale.
Soprano solo: Arie Story.
Recitation: Miss Inez Peck.
Baritone solo: Mr. Kenneth But But-terfield.
terfield. But-terfield. Soprano solo: Miss Raphelia Lump Lump-kins.
kins. Lump-kins. Announcements.
Everybody requested to be on time
and take an active part.
Chas. A. Tillis, President.
Mabel Smith, Reporter.
w. s. s.
ARE YOUR BUYING THRD7T
STAMPS EVERY DAY?
If you buy 25 cent THRIFT
STAMPS at the rate of only cne a
day, and exchange each book of six sixteen
teen sixteen (with a few cents added) for a
certificate worth $o in 1923, you are
saving money at the rate of ?10 per
Good investment isn't it? And a
patriotic habit besides for every
single THRIFT STAMP is a little
added momentum behind the one
great desire to shorten this war.
Thrift Stamps are for sale at tne
O. K. Grocery, the postofSce and many
other business houses.
(This advertisement paid for and
donated by the O. K. Teapot Groc
v. s. s.
WANT A TRUCK CHEAP?
We have several cars, among them
a Reo roadster, a Buick and a Ford,
cither of which has good running gear
and not expensive tops or bodies,
which could be cut down and make a
good and chea ptruck or delivery out outfit.
fit. outfit. Prices very low and terms if de desired.
sired. desired. The Maxwell Agency, Ocala,
Fla. 3-8-3td ltw
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Count that day lost whose low de
Sees no thrift stamp added to your
W. S. S.-
Teutonisra taints everything- that it
W. 6. S.
Thank the Lord, there is every evi evidence
dence evidence of a bumper blackberry crop.
w. e. s.
When you abuse your government
in these, its days of trial, you are us
ing German poison gas against it.
w. s. s.
The Lakeland Telegram has said
something about a fool and a Ford,
so we suppose the war .will break
w. a s.
The use of wild game and birds
during the war as a substitute for
beef, pork and mutton is urged by the
American Game Protective Associa
' W. &. 6.
An Ohio editor says Florida is no
place for a poor man. That is a
mighty discouraging statement to
make to about 95 per cent of our
... W. S, 8.
Robert S. Lovett-has: been appoint
ed by William G. McAdoo, director
general of railroads, to. have. control
of all improvement sand extensions to
be undertaken on the country's rail
w. a s.
Pay attention to the warning from
the government, printed elsewhere,
that your income tax return must be
in by April 1. Don't make the mis mistake
take mistake of thinking the notice is an
' "W. s. s.-
There are only three things that a
pretty woman should use her .mouth
for to talk or sing with, to eat with
ana to kiss with. She shouldn't use it
for a toothpick holder.
. w. s. a
America is building a $25,000,000
ordnance base in France, ; where not
only all equipment will, be kept in
repair, but where 100,000 artillery
cases a day will be reloaded.
tv. e. s.
The country feels better to know
that both houses of; the .Wisconsin
legislature have censured Lafollette.
Pro-Germanism may have somewhat
impaired the sturdy loyalty of Wis Wisconsin,
consin, Wisconsin, but hasn't been able to destroy
it. . )
w. a s.-
We hope that its .. occasional crit criticism
icism criticism of the government in general
and the postoffice department in par particular
ticular particular has nothing to do with the
persistent irregularity with which
Collier's Weekly reaches its subscribe
w. s. s.
Pastor Russell seems to be about to
be found out at last. His "headquar "headquar-.ters
.ters "headquar-.ters have been raided and' charges of
publishing seditious matter laid at his
door. Tallahassee Democrat.
When did the old man come to life
w. s. s.
Four democrats were elected to
Congress in special elections in New
York city Tuesday, at which women
voted for the first time. Ninety-on
per cent of the women registered
voted and only thirty-four per cent
of the men.
w. s. s.
Soldiers of the Empire division ; at
Spartanburg, S. C, expressed the be
lief they soon would be in France
when combat training was started,
this being regarded as final prepara preparation
tion preparation for active service.
; -W. S. &- ;
The Irish nationalists have suffered
a great loss in the death of. "John
Redmond. He was an aggressive
man, but at the same time, be, was a
wise one he was never committed to
the policy of endangering an entire
cause to win one point.
' w. e. s. :
Friend of ours, criticising our re?
mark that negro troops should J be
sent to the Mexican border instead
of Europe, says he thinks negroes
should have a full opportunity to; do
their duty by the nation. We can as assure
sure assure said friend that the men who
serve on the border will do their full
share in the country's -defense. It
has been proven that negroes are well
adapted for service in that territory,
while their ability to stand the cli
mate of northern France is in doubt.
w. s. s.
We found "The Seven Swans" a
very pretty and refreshing picture
story. It is pretty because, first,
Marguerite Clark is in it, and, sec second,
ond, second, because some of the scenes were
taken on or by our own lovely Silver
river, the like of which is not in the
world. It was refreshing because it
was based on the old-fashioned plan
of stories, of the sweet endurance of
evil by the good, arid the ultimate
triumph of good over evil, and took
us for a little, while away from the
almost maddening succession of real realistic
istic realistic bloodshed and sensationalism
that make up most of the subject
matter of pictures in these days. We
are sorry there is not some way to
let' people know where the water pic pictures
tures pictures were taken, for the film is cer certain
tain certain to be seen all over America and
probably in other parts of the world.
-w. s. s.
A. Chicago lady named Pauline
Plotka killed her best beau because,;
she said, he was tantalizing, annoy annoying,
ing, annoying, and brutal. The St. Petersburg
Independent comments rather sar sarcastically
castically sarcastically on the fact that the coron coroner's
er's coroner's jury set Pauline free on that evi evidence.
dence. evidence. Southern men. used to be
brought up to believe that a man who
was tantalizing, annoying and brutal
to a woman ought to be killed, and
we hope the cult will spread in Chi Chicago.
cago. Chicago. w. s. s.
Five launches from "A Florida
port," the name of which isn't hard
to guess, being held up by govern government
ment government patrol boats, were found to be
loaded with beer and whisky. They
were taken into Brunswick and their
crews jailed. It is a disgrace to Flor Florida
ida Florida that it is smuggling liquor into an
adjoining state, and the voters should
remove the stigma at their first op opportunity.
portunity. opportunity. -w. s. a-
In an interview with Mr. Arthur
Henderson, specially cabled to the
New York Herald, the British labor
leader announces opposition to a
German peace, and says the policy of
the English socialists is to awaken
the German nation to the designs of
conquest pursued by the Hohenzol Hohenzol-lerns
lerns Hohenzol-lerns arid the Hapsburgs.
w. s. s.
Senator Tillman of South Carolina,
in announcing his candidacy for a
fifth, .term in the Senate, declared he
would feel like a deserter in the face
of the enemy if he quit now. You
seldom see a played-out old incubus
who doesn't think he is indispen indispensable.
sable. indispensable. ': '. ".
-W. B. &
,.' The war department has asked for
an additional $450,000,000 for the
aviation program. The urgent de deficiency
ficiency deficiency bill was reported carrying
more than a billion dollars, largely
for the army and navy. President
Wilson has put a ban on private fly flying.
ing. flying. ;
- w. s. e.-
The Frankfurter Zeitung, comment commenting
ing commenting on the recent speech of A. J. aBl aBl-four,
four, aBl-four, declared the decision whether
the war shall continue or preliminary
peace discussions begin depends more
on 'President Wilson than govern governments
ments governments of the Entente.
... w. s. s.-
Shot and gassed in France, a vet-!
eran of twenty-one, the sole survivor
of five brothers who fought the Ger Germans,
mans, Germans, James Randell, American, of
Cbarlestown, Mass., has been invalid invalided
ed invalided home.
' -w. e. e.
Isaac F. Marcossar, a leading New
York business man, advocated the
shooting of a few German spies and
then wide publicity as a means to
curb German propagandists here and
warned business men they must be
prepared to meet a commercial war.
: w. a a
If the Palm Beach .Post will come
regularly instead of semi-occasional-Jy,
we will honor it with a place on
our exchange list. It is a remark remarkably
ably remarkably smart little sheet and we
shouldn't mind lamping it every day.
. W. S. S.
Bernard M., Baruch, of New York,
has been appointed chairman of the
war industries, board, with powers of
a cabinet officer, by President Wil Wilson
son Wilson in starting a sweeping reorgani reorganization
zation reorganization of war executive machinery.
SOMETHING FOR CITY
PEOPLE TO CONSIDER
J y ':,
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MR. J. T. HUTCHINS
Candidate for County Comihissioner
from the Second District, Who
Made a Splendid Record While a
-"Member of the Board for Two
Terms Some Years Ago.
We print the following article at
the request of the department of ag agriculture.
riculture. agriculture. It is something people in
the towns had better take into ser serious
ious serious consideration. We recommend
that it be noted at the meeting of the
board of trade this evening:
Just for the moment, suppose we
strip the farm-labor, problem of ev every
ery every patriotic consideration and mere merely
ly merely to emphasize a point tools; at it, in individually
dividually individually and as cities, from an ab absolutely
solutely absolutely selfish standpoint.
We know the world needs of food,
brought about by the war. It is un unnecessary
necessary unnecessary to recapitulate that situa situation.
tion. situation. And the farmers are planting
and will plant the necessary acreage
increases of food crops. But these
crops must be cultivated and har
vested, and many thousands of farm
laborers are required for that work.
There is a shortage of farm labor.
The factors causing that condition
are also understood; cessation for
three years of the European immi immigration
gration immigration which formerly gave us an
army of new labor 'each year, the at attraction
traction attraction to thousands of farm work workers
ers workers of higher wages in munitions
plants and other war industries, and
the response of farm workers to the
call of the colors. But, notwithstand notwithstanding
ing notwithstanding the shortage of farm labor, the
nation contains an abundant supply
cf man power of farm experience
and adaptability. It is a question of
getting that potential farm labor ap applied
plied applied to the farm when and where the
need is greatest.
, The farm-labor problem is, difficult
one of the most difficult of our war war-agricultural
agricultural war-agricultural problems and yet' there
is a ready remedy at hand, a measure
possible in every section and one that
will solve the local problem in most
sections. It is simple enough if you
will just do it. You can solve it
you, member of half dozen boards of
directors or president of the civic
league or leading spirit in the cham chamber
ber chamber of commerce. You, who persisted
in the new union depot project until
the dream was realized, or organized
the movement that cleaned up your
city politically, or put over a bond
issue for a boulevard system, oi
headed the Red Cross or Liberty Loan
campaign, or worked to get a Fed Federal
eral Federal Reserve bank established in your
city or a new railroad built there. You
8 re a man who does things. You can
do much in solving the farm-labor
problem. You will do it for patriotic
reasons entirely, because you know
we can't win the war without food.
But, also, it is to your individual
personal interest to do it for 'to the
extent your section doesn't produce
its food this year, to just that extent
your section may be short of food to
In most American towns, one one-fourth
fourth one-fourth of the men have had some
farm experience were raised on
farms and have .worked more or less
on farms. Then they moved to town
and engaged' in other activities. Ev Every
ery Every one of these men who is not en engaged
gaged engaged in a work that contributed to
war winning should arrange to apply
his agricultural experience and abil ability
ity ability in a way that will help supply a
vital war need food. In very few
communities will the local labor
shortage be in excess of the number
of town residents of farm training
who can go to work on the farms in
that section and save the crops if
necessary. And they will do it if
their employers rthe business men of
the towns and cities, the hustlers, the
live wires, the men who put their
shoulders to the wheel in that town
and put things over, whether it was
building a skyscraper or boosting the
baseball team if these business men
will organize to that erid.
It may be necessary, as was done in
some places last year, to close busi business
ness business houses or allow most of the em employees
ployees employees to lay off, during the harvest
rush. That would be a temporary in inconvenience
convenience inconvenience to the business man, to
be sure but it is much better than
haying the Hun close his establish establishment
ment establishment and loot it.
Poll your employees now, get your
chamber of commerce to take action,
see that all the employers of your
city get busy; arrange to give leave
of absence to your employees who
have had farm experience, so they,
may help produce the food needed to
insure victory. Get in communica communication
tion communication with the county demonstration
agent of your county, with the local
cffice of the United States depart department
ment department of labor if there is one in your
city, or write the United States de department
partment department of agriculture or your state
agricultural college or the farm help
specialist of the department of agri agriculture
culture agriculture in your state.
Just remember that every man of
farm experience, not now engaged in
war work, can help produce the food
that will win the war.
So arrange it that your employees
will have that privilege.
BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
Own Your Own Home
A House and Two Lots
A House and 3 Acres
A House and 2 Lots
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay Payments
ments Payments of
Room 5, Holder Block,
Wiii ttiie WaF fior PenniocFSicy
Below is a lac-simile oi the Thrilt Card Issued by the Government
lor Use In Preserving your Stamps. Get One and Start Saving.
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT
Takegood care of your Thrift Card. If Thrift Stamps are on sale at post officest
your Thrit Card is lost the money paid banks, trust companies, ana other author-
for stamps can not be recovered. ized agencies.
Affix only 25-cent U. S. Government Thrift Stamps in spaces below. Do not use postage stamps.
1 5 9 13
' The first principle of
Affix the first 25-cent money-making is Many a little
Thrift Stamp here money saving makes a mickle Save and have
2 6 10 14
Your second Don't put off 'till Saving creates Great oaks from
stamp here tomorrow independence little acorns grow
3 7 11 15
If you want to A penny saved is a Thrift begins with Waste not;
succeed, save penny gained little savings want not
4 8 12 16
All fortunes have Money placed at Learn economy and
Thrift is the power their foundations interest works day you start on the
to save laid in thrift and night in wet road to success
and dry weather
Important. When you have affixed the sixteen 25 cent U. S. Government Thrift Stamps re representing
presenting representing $4, take this cart to a post office, bank, or other authorized agent, pay the numBer
of cents indicated below the month in which the exchange is made, and you will receive a War
Savings Certificate Stamp for which you will be paid $$ on January I, 1923.
MONTH JAN. FEB. MAR. APR. MAY. JUN. JUL. AUG. jsEPT. OCT. NOV. I DEC.
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CENTS 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
This Space Donated by the Marlon Hardware Company.
' The annual general meeting of the
Standard Kaolin Company will be
held at its office in Leesburg at 3 p.
m. on Wednesday, the 13th of March,
1918. R, E. F. Cooke Sec'y.
2-22-f ri 3-1 3-8 3-12
ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MAR MAR-ION
ION MAR-ION COUNTY HOSPITAL
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 9 a. in.
at the hospital.
- T. T. Munroe, President.
Attest; E. H. Martin, Sec'y. 4t-thnrs
In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju Judicial
dicial Judicial Circuit of Florida ta and for
Marion County In Chancery.
George a?ownsend. Complainant, vs.
Lewis Steele, et aL, Defendants:
Order for Constructive Service.
It is ordered that the defendants
herein named, to-wit: Lewis Steele
and George D. McLeod, be and they are
hereby required to appear to the bill
of complaint filed in this cause on or
Monday, the 1st day of April, 1918.
It is further .ordered that a copy of
this order toe 'published once a week
for 8 .consecutive weeks in the Ocala
Evening Star, a newspaper published
in' eaid county and state.
Tnls 1st day of February, 1918.
SeaI) P. H. NUGENT,
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion County,
Florida. By Ruth Ervtn. D. C
W. E. SMITH.
Complainant's Solicitor. 2-l-8t
In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju Judicial
dicial Judicial Circuit of Florida In and for
. Marlon County In Chancery.
George Towneend, Complainant, vs.
;Lewla Steele, et al., Defendants:
Order for Constructive Service.
It is ordered that the defendants
herein named, to-wit: All unknown
parties claiming interests, through, or
under Lewis Steele, or George D. Mc Mc-Leod.
Leod. Mc-Leod. or otherwise, in and to the fol following
lowing following described land lying and being
in Marion county, Florida, to-wit:
Northeast quarter of northwest quar quarter
ter quarter of section twenty-eight, township
fourteen, south, range twenty-two
east, be and they are hereby required
to appear to the bill of complaint filed
in this cause on or before
Monday, the 6ta day of May, 1918.
It is further ordered that a copy of
this order be published once a week
for 12 consecutive weeks in the Ocala
Evening Star, a newspaper published
in said county and state.
This 1st day of February, 1918.
(Seal) P. H. NUGENT.
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion County,
Florida. By Ruth Ervtn, D. C.
W. E. SMITH,
Complainant's Solicitor. l-l-12t
Have you ever used "Alma Zada
Face Powder?" If not, try one box
and be convinced that it is as good as
the expensive imported powders. 50
cent sthe box in all colors, at Gerig's
United States Bonds
and War Savings Stamps
We have received our allotment of Four
Per cent. Bonds of the Second Liberty Loan and
are prepared to fill orders. Where bonds are to
be delivered by mail, order should include Ten
Cents for registry fees. We also have on hand
a supply of Thrift Stamps and cards, W ar Savings
Stamps and Certificates. We will be glad to fur furnish
nish furnish information about the Government War
The Munroe & Chambliss
lis now a universally acknowledged necessity. No business man is
prepared to meet the daily affairs of his business if he is not pro protected
tected protected with
' We represent not only the best fire insurance companies, but
also the highest class INDEMNITY AND BONDING concerns in
the world. Talk is over with us.
D. IV. DAVIS, tiS&Si OCALA, FLA.
Buy War Stamps Now
Save Food By Using Our Ice FreelyIt's Cheap and
Food isHigh Prompt Service, Full Weight and Cour Courteous
teous Courteous Treatment go with our Ice, and if you don't get
them, phone us at once.
: Ocala Ice & PacMegf Co
OCALA EVENING STAR,, FRIDAY, MARCH 1918.
Come, see the beautiful new Spring fashions that
have made their first appearance in this store. You
will be delighted at seeing tne style features which
these new modes portray, and best of all, you will be
deeply interested in the of all our Spring merchandise.
A Splendid Showing
Of New Suit Styles
Distinctive models that fea feature
ture feature every new idea in Suit
fashions for the Spring season.
Styles to please every woman
and miss priced moderately
$14.50 to $45.00
Voils, Ginghams, Taf Taffetas,
fetas, Taffetas, Georgettes
A variety of Dresses that 3
win appeal to tne tastes of all
women who are in need of ser serviceable
viceable serviceable garments for early
Spring wear for every occasion
$3.50 to $39.50
Separate Skirts in all Shades and
Materials $125 to $22,50
$5.00 WAR SAVINGS STAMPS this Month $4.14
E R A IS
"THE FASHION CENTER"
Ocala - Florida
PUBLIC TAKE NOTICE
Until April 1st next, the Gas Company will INSTALL
FREE any stove purchased at the gas office.
Also discount of 10 per cent, will be allowed on first fifty
purchases of stoves or heaters.
We have a full line of stoves for your inspection at the
Gas Office. Come in and look them over. -","
GET BUSY and take advantage of this opportunity to be
UP TO DATE.
THE GAS COMPANY
Are first class all the way through.
The inner tubes are pure gum rubber,
the outer casings the finest and most
durable made. A set of them means
more mileage service, which is real
tire economy. All other auto supplies
of the same high class.
PHONE 78 107 OKLAWAHA
lei me sekve yuu
With Your Fresh Meat and
Groceries. I always carry
a Full Line of Fresh Goods, and the Prices are as low as
present day conditions will allow.
Prompt Delivery Made to any part of the city. The Sani Sanitary
tary Sanitary Conditions are Unsurpassed. Small Orders Receive
the same Attention as T CJ GI Ek'VfJ IkW W
large ones. Phone 222 S V U r$L 1 1&
Toff ale tti Building Opposite Linwood House
T. LEO COLLEGE
SAINT LEO, PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA
IDEAL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR J0UI1G GEIIILEMEII
Courses in Classics, Science arid 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
Writing to the Boys
Cut out the sob stuff, when you're
writing over there;
Do not tell me that "mother is so
I know it, and I'm sorry that "her
heart is filled with fear
For her boy," who need3 bright
words to make him glad.
We are' learning a new job and
we're very hard at work,
But not one of us has time for feel feeling
ing feeling glum;
You should write the kind of stuff
that puts pep into a man,
But, Sis, dear, on that sob stuff
please keep mum.
I know it isn't easy; but we're here
to play the game!
And when the letters which we call
Those tear-stained letters 'stead of
' longed-for cheer up stuff from
Arrive, do you think they fill us
boys with spunk?
Our Uncle Sam has called us, and
we're here to do the job,
So I say to every one who has a boy
That if she wants to do her bit and
, keep him well and strong
She must write the sort o' news
that hell enjoy.
The spirit of the boys is great! We're
bound to win this war!
All the bowed down suffering na na-.
. na-. tions to release!
And with God's help well fight until
there dawns upon the earth
A wonderful and all-abiding peace!
New York Sun.
Many Ocala friends were quite sur
prised yesterday to read in the
Times-Union of the marriage of Miss
Kate Meggs and Lieut. William Mc McLean
Lean McLean Christie, both of Jacksonville,
which occurred Wednesday at high
noon, in Waco, Texas.
The wedding took place l at the
home of Capt. and Mrs. M. W. Wal Wallace,
lace, Wallace, the latter being Miss Meggs'
only attendant. Miss Meggs was
given away by Capt. Douglass, and
Lieut. Christie's best man was Lieut.
Mrs. Christie is a daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. L. L. Meggs of Jacksonville,
and a popular member of the dancing
set. She was born at Orange Springs,
in this county, and also lived here at
one time when a very little girl.
Lieut. Christie is a Jacksonville
man, a D. H. S. graduate and a grad graduate
uate graduate of the law school in Gainesville,
where he was one of the most popular
K. A. men. Since leaving there he
practiced law in Jacksonville with
Cooper & Cooper, and recently re
ceived a commission in the second of
ficers' training camp. He has made
frequent business trips to Ocala and
has also visited frat brothers, Mr.
Fred Hocker and Mr. Julian Bullock.
on several occasions. He has a great
many friends here who wish him and
his bride every possible happiness.
Mrs. Lilliam Wright, who makes
her home with Mrs. J. W. Davis, left
at 1 o'clock today for Thonotassa,
near Tampa, where she was called by
the critical illness of her mother.
The Ocala public library wishes to
thank the following people who have
recently made donations to the li library:
brary: library: Mrs. ; Ford. Rogers, Mrs. S. P.
Hollinrake, Mrs. Dye, Mrs. H. Faus Faus-ler,
ler, Faus-ler, Mrs. McAteer, Miss Pauline Sha Sha-fer
fer Sha-fer Mr. Eric Collier and Harry HoU
Ocala welcomes Dr. and Mrs. Rog Rogers
ers Rogers of Trenton, N. J., who have been
at the Harrington for some time and
who have decided to locate here per permanently.'
manently.' permanently.' They moved yesterday into
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Bridges' home on
Fort King avenue. Dr. Rogers is a
veterinary surgeon and will practice
Mrs. T. B. Sa'tter White and Mrs.
12. !A. -Tipton of Lexington, Ky., Mrs.
Scott Hudson of Atlanta and Mrs. M.
H. Harris of New York City, motor motored
ed motored to Ocala yesterday morning from
Crystal River and spent the day with
Mrs. Frederick Hocker, motoring
home last'night. They came up espe
cially to see "The Seven Swans," at
the Temple last night. These ladies
with their husbands are annual vis visitors
itors visitors to Crystal" River, where they go
for the fishing and remain until the
last of the hunting season.
Mrs. H. W. Henry and a party of
lake friends, the Nelsons and Slaugh Slaughters
ters Slaughters of. Summerfield and the Gists and
other Mcintosh citizens, were among
the visitors seen at the Temple yes yesterday.
terday. yesterday. Not a seat was vacant down
stairs, at the matinee, and the lower
noor and ; the gallery were crowded
and standing room being sold last
night. The scene staken at Silver
Springs were wonderfully clear and
many of them beautifully colored.
'?The Seven 'Swans" will be shown
again this afternoon and tonight,
rrices, 15 and 25 cents.'
The friends of Miss Carrie E.
Fraser of Sarnia, Canada, who has
spent several winters in Ocala, will
regret exceedingly to hear of the
death of her brother, Dr. Alex C.
Fraser, which occurred very sudden suddenly
ly suddenly Thursday morning in Pasadena,
Calif. The news of her brother's sud sud-d
d sud-d en death came as a great shock to
Miss Fraser as her brother had al always
ways always been in splendid health. His
death wa scaused by heart trouble.
The funeral will take place Saturday
afternoon. As Miss Fraser could not
possibly reach there in time, she will
remain in Ocala, but will probably
visit her sister-in-law later in the
Presbyterian Church Officers to Meet
The officers of the Presbyterian
church will hold their regular quar quarterly
terly quarterly meeting at the manse at eight
Rev. and Mrs. J. R. Herndon an annually
nually annually entertain these church officers,
so the business meeting tonight will
be combined with the usual social
affair. After the business session,
the remainder of the evening will be
spent very informally, and Mrs.
Herndon will serve a salad course.
Interesting Temple News
The Temple theater offered a splen splendid
did splendid program this week, but next week
has really a better one. Monday the
favorite, Louise Huff and Jack 'Pick 'Pick-ford
ford 'Pick-ford vill be seen in "Jack and Jill."
Prices, 10 and 15 cents.
The biggest feature of the week
will be the one taken by means of the
Williamson invention. It is called
"The Submarine Eye,", and will bo
shown with a Pathe News. Prices,
15 and 25 cents. ...t -Madge
Evans in a World picture,
"The Adventures of ? Carol," will be
Wednesday's action, with a physical
culture reel. Prices, .10 and 15 cents.
- Billy Burke in "Mysterious Miss
Terry" Thursday. Prices, 10 and 20
Mildred Havens will star in a five five-reel
reel five-reel Perfection picture, "The Courage
of the Commonplace" Friday, and a
Pathe News will also be shown.
Manager Bennett received a letter
yesterday from Mme. Sarah Bern-
hardt's manager, saying that :Mme.
Bernhardt is how in Havana, Cuba,
and will play in the very .near future
on the west coast, and will come to
Ocala if satisfactory arrangements
can be made. Of course, it would be
quite a feather in the Temple's bon bonnet
net bonnet if we could secure this famous
French actress, and Manager Bennett
would be only too glad to secure an
engagement for his patrons and will
do so if possible. Of course he will
have to guarantee Mme. Bernhardt a
neat sum and the question is "Aro
the Ocala people anxious enough to
see Mme. Bernhardt to, pay, the price
that it requires to indues her to stop
in our city?"
Lieut. Lucile Gissendaner ,and Miss
Jewel Bridges sold ,$17 worth, of
stamps at the booth in Frank's store
yesterday afternoon. Lieut. Ruth
Rentz was in charge this .morning
with Miss Florence Leitner,. and Mrs.
J; J. Blalock, and they sold $23. worth.
Mrs. Harry Borland as the lieutenant
and Miss Mary McDowell have charge
Mr. J. R. Martin .motored Jto Jack;
sonville this morning to attend the
state fair. He)was.,accompaniei ,by
Mrs. M. A. Home, Misses-Elizabeth
Home, Emma Perry, and Theo Beck Beckham.
ham. Beckham. They will return home Sunday
Mrs.. R. L. Martin came .up from
the lake, yesterday ito spend several
d&ys with Miss Alice Campbell and
other Ocala friends.
(Continued on Fourth Page)
Fort King, March 7. Sir. and Mrs.
Fannin Hinson of Micanopy visited
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. A.
Mrs. J. A. Getford of Eustis and
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Outlaw, who are
visiting her, spent Sunday .with their
parents, Mr. arid, Mrs W.J. Young.
Miss Pearl Tompson of Ocala visit visited
ed visited Misses Janie and LiHy Clayton
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Geiger of' Hop Hopkins,
kins, Hopkins, Fla., and Mr. and Mrs. A. P.
Geiger of Wild wood, visited jMr. ana
Mrs. J. E. Whaley and family 'Tues 'Tuesday.
day. 'Tuesday. The young folks here spent a very
pleasant evening at Mr. and Mrs. J.
E. Baxter's Tuesday night.
Mr. Roy Smoak of Silver Springs
has returned home after a month's
stay in Columbus, Ga.
w. a s.
SOUTH LAKE WEIR
- South Lake Weir, 3Iarch 7.-The
farmers were all busy with eithei
watermelon or cotton planting this
week, and of both crops there is a
large acreage around here.
Mr. E. B. Sherman of Orlando was
here last week. ,
Mrs. Chas. G. Gates returned from
Webster last Sunday where she had
been under treatment with a physic physician.
ian. physician. Mrs. Charles Brown and son,
Neil accompanied Mrs. Gates home.
Mr. Piatt's father, mother and
grandfather from Dakota are visiting
with him now, but expect to go back
to Fort Lauderdale soon.
Mrs. C. S. Hall returned from Ocala
Monday of this week.
Mr. George Hickey made a visit to
Fishing in Lake Weir now is the
order of the day. We hear of large
catches being made most every day.
The many friends of 3Ir. P. M. Ole Ole-son
son Ole-son were pained to hear of his death
in St. Petersburg a week ago last
Saturday. He was buried Sunday,
Feb. 24th. Mr. Oleson held the esteem
of all his friends here and we all ex extend
tend extend our sympathy to his bereaved
wife and little daughters.
I have moved my supply depot
to the building immediately south
o! the tire station on Osceola st.
next to the Star Building, where
I am better prepared than ever to
care for the wants of my patrons.
iuJo 11 o
Household and Kitchen Furniture, all
practically new and in good condition.
Great bargain for cash. Owner leav leaving
ing leaving city. Call early at residence and
make your selection.
B. A. BRANNAN
710 S. TUSCAWILLA STREET
(near new high school)
f SHU- fm (
t jj m I m m
is now used in the U. S.
Army and Navy. It is the
brand used for bakings made
on Uncle Sam's big battle battleships
ships battleships it has been selected
for foods for the men on the
firing line. No higher tribute
could be paid to the high qual quality
ity quality and absolute dependability
of Calumet. It is the final
proof of Calumet's superiority.
It goes to show and show
positively that the big de demand
mand demand for Calumet is founded
on dependability that the millions of
housewives who use Calumet were
not mistaken in their choice. The
leader with the majority of Ameri American
can American housewives and the selection
of critical experts of the military
departments. Absolute evidence that it is
the best baking powder obtainable.
Why not profit by that proof and order
a can today.
We make a specialty of complicated
troubles in all makes of automobiles.
Williams & Fox. Auto Service Sta Station,
tion, Station, Cainp Heights. l-6t
W. s. &
Buy war savings stamps.
Cabbage, lettuce and eggplant
plants for sale at the Green House, tf
W. 6. S.
We have, left some of that 29-cent
shipment of Correspondence Cards.
Big value. Ceng's Drug Store. 2-20
OCA LA EVENING STAK, FRIDAY, MARCH 8, 1918
A fellow siniply can't help
smacking when he drinks
a cold bottle of
The drink that has the fla flavor
vor flavor of ripe California
Oranges and that is sold
MONEY TO LOAN
On Good Real Estate Security.
Low Interest Rates. Monthly
or Yearly Payments
F. R. IIOCKER, OCALA.
Mrs. F. M. Jones, of
Palmer, Okla., writes:
"From the time I en entered
tered entered into womanhood
... I looked with dread
from one month to the
next. I suffered with my
back and bearing-down
pain, until life to me was
a misery. I would think
I could not endure the
pain any longer, and I
gradually got worse.
Nothing seemed to help
me unto, one day,
I decided to
The Woman's Tonic
"I took four bottles,"
Airs. Jones goes on to
say, "and was not only
greatly relieved, but can
truthfully say that I have
not a pain. .
" It has now been two
years since I took Car dui,
and I am still in good
health. .1 would ad advise
vise advise any woman or girl
to use Cardui who is a
sufferer from any female
If you suffer pain caused
from womanly trouble, or
if you feel the need of a
good strengthening tonic
to build up your ran -down
system, take the advice
of Mrs. Jones. Try Car Cardui.
dui. Cardui. It helped her. We
believe it will help you.
Cars washed and polished at Will Williams
iams Williams & Fox's Auto Service Station. 6t
Mr. R. S. Hall is home from his
business visit to New York.
"W. s. a.
Mr. Whit Palmer returned this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon from Camp Jackson.
-w. s. 6.-
Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service
The Court Pharmacy tf
- w. s. s.
Lieut. Julius D. Brown is expected
in Ocala Saturday morning from
Camp Gordon, Atlanta, to spend Sun Sunday
day Sunday with his father, Mr. Jake Brown.
vr. s. S.
Mrs. J. B. Hayes has received a let letter
ter letter from her brother, Mr. J. J. Guynn,
which says he is in France and good
health, and isn't allowed to say much
W. S. a
Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service.
The Court Pharmacy. tf
w. a s.
A department of justice officer from
Jacksonville is in town, investigating
the case of the loose-lipped Mr.
Beamert, formerly city lineman, now
in the county jail under the charge of
talking too much.
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The pupils of the industrial school,
over thirty in number, came down
town yesterday, in charge of two of
their, teachers, Miss Partridge and
Miss Davis, to see "The Seven
Swans." They are certainly a healthy.
cheerful-looking set of girls.
w. s. 6.
We are located on Camp Heights
and have one of the best equipped
shops in Marion county. Williams &
Fox, Auto Service Station. l-6t
w. a a
Mr. Ed Wartmann of Citra was in
town today. While with, the other
members of the board of control in
Miami last month, he attended the
Washington's birthday ball, for the
benefit of the Red Cross, at the Hotel
Royal Pomciana, and says that as
one of the splendid social events that
patriotic Americans can give, it was
w. a a
Mr. W. H. Bickley has disposed of
his grove, .fruit and cottages situated
on South Lake Weir to Mr. Jacoby
of Pennsylvania. The purchase urice
while not given is in the neighbor
hood of ?12,000. Mr. Jacoby expects
to live on the property nearly all the
year and in all probability will make
many changes and will likely build
several more cottaeres. The new own
er is to be congratulated on his re
cent purchase, as this property is
considered one of the show places of
Lake Weir. Several other sales have
been made in this section within the
last few days and ereat improve
ments are looked forward to in the
w. s. a
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
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
ing primary. 1 have tried to merit
and will greatly appreciate your sup support.
port. support. George W. Scofield.
January 4, 1918.
FOR COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 3
I desire to announce my candidacy
for the position of county commis commissioner
sioner commissioner from district No. 3, Marion
county, subject to the democratic pri primary.
mary. primary. 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 Marion's
ion's Marion'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 rep representative
resentative representative two terms will enable me
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,
as well as for the whole state.
Respectfully yours, W. J. Crosby.
Citra. Fla, Feb. 6, 1918.
FOR COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 4
According to my own inclination1
and the solicitation of friends, I here hereby
by hereby announce myself a candidate for
county commissioner for the fourth
commissioner's district of Marion
county, subject to the action of the
democratic primary of 1918. If elect elect-ed,
ed, elect-ed, I promise a faithful discharge of
the duties of the office and I shall
strive to give satisfaction to all con concerned
cerned concerned by giving the duties of the of office
fice office my personal attention. I shall be
thankful for the support of all inter interested.
ested. interested. Very respectfully,
O. H. (Bob) Rogers.
(Continued from Third Page)
Mrs. M. A. Williams expects to
leave Saturday for a two months visit
to her daughter, Mrs. G. G. Lee in
Miss Dorothy Webber left this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon for Macon for a week's visit
to her brother, Wellie, who i3 in Co.
F, 106th Engineers.
Mrs. T. E. Bridges friends regret
to hear that her sister, Mrs. McCloud,
died last night at her home in Harts Harts-ville,
ville, Harts-ville, S. C.
Mr. Seibert Davis has returned to
his home in Jacksonville after a short
visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
George W. Davis.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Bickley, Miss
Pedrick, Mr. John Chapman, Mr. and
Mrs. Lee Lytle and Miss Frances
Nold of Weirsdale Were visitors to
the city today.
The many friends of Mr. George
W. Davis Sr. will sympathize with
him in the loss of his father, whose
death occurred at his home in Apop Apop-ka,
ka, Apop-ka, Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Gary and chil children
dren children left this morning in their car for
Fort Meade to visit Mr. Gary's sis sister,
ter, sister, Mrs. W. D. Turnley and family
until Sunday afternoon.
Lieut. R. L. Anderson and Lieut. E.
P. Anderson, stationed at Camp Gor Gordon,
don, Gordon, will arrive in Ocala Sunday with
their parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
Mrs. Weaver came over from
Gainesville yesterday, to instruct her
classes at the conservation kitchen.
We regret to say the attendance yes yesterday
terday yesterday and today were rather slender.
Our people should remember that
the government is giving this valua valuable
ble valuable instruction at a considerable cost
and expects to see it appreciated.
Mrs. W. Wolff and daughter, Miss
Rose, left this afternoon for Lees Lees-burg,
burg, Lees-burg, where they will be met by' Mr.
and Mrs. Ross Arnett, who will motor
them to Clermont to be their guests
until Sunday night. Mrs. Arnett was
a schoolmate of Mrs. Wolff in Illin Illinois,
ois, Illinois, and she and Mr. Arnett spend
several months each winter at their
Many friends of Mr. and Mrs. W.
S. Hilands and theirfairy-like little
daughter, Helen are sorry to hear
they are planning to leave in the near
future for Washington to join Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Hilands, who have
also moved to the capital city. Ocala
people hope that ,as they will retain
their interest in the Florida Soft
Phosphate & Lime Co., they will make
frequent visits here, where they will
always be given a warm welcome.
Dainty little Elizabeth Guerry, the
four-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. S. D. Guerry, who reside at the
residence of Mrs. A. E. Holly, cele
brated her birthday yesterday after afternoon
noon afternoon by inviting about a dozen neigh neighborhood
borhood neighborhood friends in to help her enjoy
her large birthday cake. The little
tots played on the lawn for several
hours, assisted by Mrs. Guerry and
other ladies in the house.
L. T. IZLAR JR.
Gary Building Ocala, Fla.
Phone us and we
will tell you
Just Phone 101
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, 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 S3. Payable in advance.
TO RENT Three large airy rooms
furnished for light housekeeping.
Address 34 Sanchez street. Phone
No. 238. 3-8-6t
FOR SALE 20-acre farm, all under
fence; large house and barn; grape
vines; 14 miles from court house;
$1200. Apply to owner, W. Tagg,
Ocala, Fla. 3-8-6t
FOR SALE One 45-hp. crude oil or
kerosene-burning engine, only run
three months. One new Sandwitch
corn shucker and sheller, capacity 60
bushels per hour. One 40-hp. return
tubular Ajax boiler, fully equipped.
Nathan Mayo, Summerfield, Fla. 2-6t
FOR SALE A nice corner lot, size
60 x 120; good fence. Located in sec second
ond second ward within three blocks of the
new high school building. A bargain
for cash or will consider trade for a
good second-hand auto. Apply to L.
E. Yonce, Maxwell Service Station, tf
FOR SALE $2000 stock of general
merchandise and fixtures; also have
two-story store building and three
lots to exchange for Ocala property.
D. Proctor, Taft, Fla. 7-6t
FOR SALE Two large counters,
three counter showcases, one $450
Everett piano in first class condition.
B. F. Condon, next to fire station,
Ocala, Fla. 3-7-6t
FOR SALE 1918 Ford touring car;
run less than 1000 miles. A. C. Dean,
Oxford, Fla. 3-7-6t
STRAYED Young black mare colt,
marked "W." Taken up near Cornell.
Owner may have same by paying ex expenses.
penses. expenses. T. C. Carter, Ocala. 3-2-6t
FOR SALE Haines Brothers Rose
wood Square Piano. Needs re-felting
to put in good shape. $35 cash. 514
East 8th St., or 'phone 61 during the
WANTED Your consignments of
vegetables and strawberries. We
make prompt returns and will appre appreciate
ciate appreciate your shipments. Give us a trial
and be convinced. Georgia Produce
Co., Macon, Ga. 3-2-272m
FOR SALE 1917 Dodge touring
car. In first class shape. Five good
tires. Blalock Brothers, 107 Oklawaha
avenue. Phone 78. 3-l-6t
FOR SALE Barred Rock eggs,. $1.50
per setting. Blue ribbon birds at Mar Marion
ion Marion County Fairs. E. R. Gist, Mcin Mcintosh,
tosh, Mcintosh, Fla. 2-27-12t
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. 1-8-tf
SHOES SHINED When you want
your shoes shined, call phone 483, and
I will send for and deliver your
shoes. I use the Pomeroy Anchor
Shoe Holder. Will dye your tans black
if desired. Ladies' work a specialty.
Maxie Jackson, 109 W. Broadway, lm
CASH FOR OLD FALSE TEETH
Don't matter if broken. I pay $2 to
$15 per set, also cash for old gold,
silver, platinum, dental gold and old
gold jewelry. Will send cash by return
mail and will hold goods 10 days for
sender's approval of my price. Mail
to L. Mazer, 2007 S. 5th St., Philadel Philadelphia,
phia, Philadelphia, Pa. 2-23-lm
FOR SALE Two hundred bushels
early maturing Bunch Sea Island cot cotton
ton cotton seed; made in 1916 and clear of
weevils. Cotton has long staple and
will third itself in lint. Price $2 per
bushel. Also two double roller Foss
gins, new; one good upland Windship
gin press, shafting, belting at a bar bargain.
gain. bargain. Reason for selling am putting
in feed mill. W. T. Staten, Valdosta,
WALL PAPERING Sample books
will be taken to customers for in
spection. Agent for the Henry Bosch
Co., New York and Chicago. P. S.
Staggers, Painter, Box 58 Route B,
Ocala, Phone 2M. 3-1-tf
FOR RENT A desirable six-rrom
residence; all modern conveniences;
automobile shed. Located close in on
Watula street. Apply to Dr. J. W.
FOR SALE New typewriter, at $3
per month. Room 5, Holder Block,
Ocala, Fla. 12-tf
EGGS FOR HATCHING Barred
Plymouth Rock eggs from good stock,
$1.50 for 15. R. N. Dosh, 702 South
4th SU phone 304. 2-25-tf
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.,
We charge storage batteries. Will Williams
iams Williams & Fox, Auto Service Station. 16t
Low Bush variety direct from Edisto
Island, $3.00 per bushel. Home grown seed
$2.00 per bushel.
the Service Ree
the 6600 Max
trucks now in use
mmm t n Ira
99.62 is a figure that no vehicle
of the day has surpassed.
It is based on what the 6600 Max Maxwell
well Maxwell trucks have done.
Think what it. means 6600 trucks
all identically alike (except the bodies)
travelling over every known kind of
road in and about 500 cities, used in
every climate where the American flag
flies, every altitude, and driven by 6 6 0 0
different drivers who have 6600 dif- X
f erent ideas on how to drive a truck.
And yet of ail this number the serv service
ice service records show. 99.66 perfect.
Quantity production has brought the
price down within the reach of every-one--$400
less than any other truck of
similar capacity in the world.
$1085, chassis only, f.o.b. Detroit. Elec Electric
tric Electric lights. Electric generator. Worm drive.
10-foot loading space. 2500 pounds.
IFS. IR. CaiPFOll
A. E. GERIG
Our toilet articles are ihe best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
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UNDERTAKERS and EMBALM ERS
PHONES 47, 104, 305
Careful Estimates made on all Con
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contrctor in th city.
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