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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Weather Forecast: Cloudy tonght
and Wednesday, probably local rains.
OCALA, FLORIDA, TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 1918.
VOL. 25, NO. 68

J

ERICANS ARE
1I1IG HON
Chivalrous Frenchmen Take Pleasure
in Decorating Their Allies
from Across the Sea
(Associated Press)
With the American Army, France,
Monday, March 18 The citation of
thre more American soldiers, carry-ing-with
it the French war cross, was
announced today at American army
headquarters. While on the Lune Lune-ville
ville Lune-ville sector six officers, six sergeants
and two privates received war crosses
at an impressive "Ceremony. A ma majority
jority majority of the men honored are from
New York.
W. s. S.
SHIPYARD WORKERS
POSTPONED THEIR STRIKE
(Associated Press)
Mobile, March 19. AH shipyard
workers in the gulf coast district are
working today, the walkout schedule
having been called off pending inves investigation,
tigation, investigation, it is announced.
vr. s. s.-
MORAL AIMS OF THE WAR
The patriotic meetings to be held in
the Methodist church of this city to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow at 3 and 7:30 p. m. are a part
of a national "campaign of educa education
tion education on the aims of the war as em
bodied in the messages of the presi
dent of the United States.' Some of
these aims may be stated as follows: J
rr 1 a. a 1
To win the war against autocracy;

AM

to secure for nations small and great
safety, justice and equal economic
opportunity; and to establish a league
of nations.
This campaign has the express ap approval
proval approval of the president and it desires
to lead the whole people to see these
war aims as he sees them, and to do
s everything in their power to accom-
; plish them. The United States has no
other aims in this war than moral
aims. It does not desire territory,

nor indemnities, nor military glory,
nor to be intermeddling with the af affairs
fairs affairs of other nations. Our president
sees clearly that the existence of the
United States and of all other nations
of the- world as independent powers
is at stead. If Germany wins, there
will be no independent nations. All
will have to bow to the whims of the
kaiser and Prussian" aristocracy. Am America
erica America cannot stand for such a mon monstrous
strous monstrous idea. She has gone into the
,- war to make such a condition of
things impossible. All our people
must be brought to see this alterna alternative,
tive, alternative, and Wless they be pusilanimous
cowards and slaves they will see it,
and we will be willing to perish from
the earth rather than endure Prus Prussian
sian Prussian chains and slavery. The nation
of the world, big and little, must have
the right to rule themselves, so long
as they do not menace the moral
health of mankind. And all the peo-
pie must be brought into such a state
of intelligence and morality that they
will rule themselves wisely. Interna
tional rights must be established and
respected. A nation has no more right
to trespass upon the territory of an another
other another nation than a man has to vio violently
lently violently enter his neighbor's home and
assault his neighbor and his family.
The tresspasser should be punished
proportionately to his crime, whether
it be a nation or ah individual. Then
there ought to be some way of pre preventing
venting preventing such a universal holocaus as
the present war. The most effective
means of doing this isto fight the
Teuton to a finish, make him cry
"Enough." Then he will have to
agree to our terms. Make it impos impossible
sible impossible for him to get on a rampage for
a thousand years or more. It is fair
to assume that there is nobody but
" a Prussian who would attempt to con conquer
quer conquer the world. And this obsession
of his has grown out of certain bar barbaric
baric barbaric instincts which he has not out-
grown, and an exorbitant egotism
which looks down upon the rest of
the world as an agglomeration of
worms to be trodden on at his wil.
And the only way, it seems, to get this
notion out of the Prussian is to shoot
it out. And this means that America
has to buckle down tb the disagree disagreeable
able disagreeable job and give Fritz his lesson
which he will never forget. Then
there will be needed a league of na
tion to enforce peace, to see that such
an enormity is never again perpetu perpetuated
ated perpetuated on the race, and that will take
any obstreperous nation that will not
take advice by the nape of the neck
and shake all the beligerancy out of
it.
The public is urged to hear Drs.
MacFarland and Vincent at the Meth Methodist
odist Methodist church at 3 and at 7:30 p. m.,
Wednesday.
.The High School Glee Club, under
the leadership of Miss Margaret Por Por-:vf
:vf Por-:vf ter, has agreed to sing some patriotic
numbers "at the evening meeting.
w. s. a.
Our terms strictly cash, our service
the very best. Williams & Fox Auto
Service Station.
19-tf

SHOWERING ENEMY

IRS TOWHS WITH SHELLS

American Artillerists Become More
and More Efficient as Their
Practice Increases
(Associated Press)
With the American Army, France,
Monday, March 18. American artil artillery
lery artillery on the Toul front today bombard bombarded
ed bombarded towns within the enemy lines on
several occasions, considerable num numbers
bers numbers of gas shells being used. Some
shell hits in the town of Essey and
others in Montzey were observed.
SHATTERED BY THIS
MORNING'S STORM
Hangar Near Miami Collapsed, with
Loss of Life and Many
' Injured
(Associated Press)
Miami, March 19. Two men, Mat Matthew
thew Matthew Mullen of Brooklyn, and an un unidentified
identified unidentified white man, were killed and
three othere injured in the collapse of
a hangar at the Dinnerpey naval air
station,' five miles south of here early
today during a thunder storm. Nine
cf the most seriously hurt were taken
.
to a Miami hospital.
. ; : w. s. s.-
HOUSTON WILL TALK
- IN ATLANTA TONIGHT
(Associated Press)
Atlanta, March 19. Secretary of
Agriculture Houston will be the prin principal
cipal principal speaker at the meeting tonight
of the state council of defense, which
convened today for a two-day war
conference. Dr. J, B. Shearer, field
director of the national council of de
fense, was the chief speaker 'at the
afternoon session.
t W. S. S. ;
COLORED REGISTRANTS
Ordered to Report for Entrainment on
March 29th, 30th, April 1st, and 1
April 2nd.
March 29th.
Charlie Smith, Lake Weir.
Augustus Small, Route A, Box
Ocala.
8,
Arthur Elijah Spikes, Rt. 1, Box 38,
Reddick.
'Thomas Henderson, Irvine.
Andrew Young, Ocklawaha.
Earnest Howard, Irvine.
Leroy Hicks, Ocala. r
Nathaniel Gaines, Rt. B, Box
Ocala.
James Mason, Irvine.
Arthur Ryan, Rt. I, Reddick.
92,
Henry Smith, Rt. 1, Box 50 Morris Morris-ton.
ton. Morris-ton. March 30th.
William Burns,' Eastlake.
George H. Lonnon, N. Pond
St.,
Ocala.
Riley Hurst, Citra.
Wilbert Franklin, 659 S. 2nd St.,
Ocala. -,
Homer Lewis, Maytown.
-Harris McMahon, Ocala.
Robert Gollman, Ocala.
Will Mitchell, Juliette.
Herbert Warren, Martel.
Ben Adams, Vilas.
Lonzo Nunn, Belleview.
April 1st.
Timothy Johnson, Perrine,
Lonnie Gibson, Dunnellon.
Isaac Ballard, Sparr.
Willie Johnson, Ocala.
Leroy Henry Wise, Rt. A, Box 20,
Ocala.
Herbert Williams, Martel.
Harvey Robinson, Perrine.
J. Gould Harvey, Citra.
Joe Murray, Weirsdale.
Reuben Gordon, Weirsdale.
Isaac James Smith, Ocala.
April 2nd.
Robert Weathers, Reddick.
John Bowman, Oak.
Eddie Franklftj, Cotton Plant. -Samuel
Benjamin Brown, Martel.
Jessie Glymp, Summerfield.
Will Hood, Anthony.
Edward J. Wilson, Citra.
Dewey Lasky, Candler.
Lloyd Williams, Rt. A, Box 21 Ocala
Pdus Calvin, Reddick.
Jesse Roberts, Lowell.
The above registrants are ordered
to report at Room No. 304, Post Of
fice Building, Ocala, Florida, at 9:30
a. m., on the dates on margin of this
sheet just precediiig their names.
Local Board for Marion County, by
L. R. Trammell, Chief Clerk.
March 19, 1918.
Buy war savings stamps to nelp
win tne war, and nave us nil your
prescriptions for accurate service.
iThe Court Pharmacy. tf

ACTIVITY OE THE

ALLIED AIRMEN
Caused Great Loss of Life and Con
sternation Among the People
of Coblenz
(Associated Pres.)
London, March 19. Fifty persons
were killed and great material dam
age done by allied airmen when they
raided Coblenz, Germany, March 12,
according to a neutral traveler who
arrived Monday at The Hague. The
Times reports the traveler said the
people believe the raiders were Amer Americans.
icans. Americans.
W. s. 6.
Gang of Robbers at Zephyrhills Miss-
. ed the Coin but Made
Their Getaway
(Associated Press),
Tampa, March 19 The State Bank
at Zephyrhills, was dynamited early
today. One citizen was killed and
onather wounded. The robbers escap escaped
ed escaped without any booty, and a posse is
hunting them. The telephone wires
were cut by the robbers and details
of the robbery are not available.
w. 8. o.
RELIABLE INFORMATION
ABOUT SOUTH FLORIDA ROADS
Road bulletin furnished the Ocala
Motor Club by Florida Automobile
Association:
At present the Kissimmee-Lough-man
road has a one and one-half-mile
detour passable, with only one
really bad place two .and one-half
miles north of Loughman and ten
miles from Kissimmee. The road is
rapidly nearing completion. In the
event of a car becoming "stalled, it
will be pulled out without charge if. it
is stalled between sunrise and sunset.
Polk county's 285-mile system of
good roads is practically completed,
lacking only the road between Fort
Meade and Frostproof, upon which
work vwill be commenced at once.
Haines City to Avon Park, complete;
between Bartow and Lake Wales,
about half completed, graded all Jthe
way; Haines City to Bartow, all com complete;
plete; complete; Chicora to Mulberry, complete;
Bartow to Lakeland, complete.
Reports from an automobile man
who has just made the trip, are to the
effect that the road between Fort
Myers and Naples is now in fine con condition,
dition, condition, being hard shell and running
through a part of the state that is
well worth seeing.
-w. a e.
A NICE GASOLINE RECORD
Mr. J. C. Howell came in last eve
ning from Winter Haven, via Orlando.
He stopped at the Maxwell Service
Station to have tne tank on his new
Maxwell car filled. Six gallons of
gas filled it. The spedometer showed
a distance traveled since filling in the
morning of 144 miles, giving a 24 24-mile
mile 24-mile average per gallon of gasoline.
Mr. Howell drove eight miles on a
slippery clay road through a deluge
of rain and made a two-mile detour,
through a swamp, on second speed.
W. &. S.
THE LILIPUTIAN FETE
All the little boys and girls
With rosy cheeks and flaxen curls,
And sparkling eyes 'and teeth like
pearls.
Tripping and skipping ran merrily
after
The wonderful music with shouting
and laughter.
These lines of Browning's describe
well the merry band of little actors
taking part in the Liliputian Fete to
be given at the Temple .theater Mon
day evening, April 1st, by the educa
tional committee of the Woman's Club
to buy playground apparatus for the
school grounds.
Have you seen the beautiful post
ers at the Court Pharmacy, the Car Carnegie
negie Carnegie library, the Book Shop, the
Temple Theater and Helvenston's ?
Of i course you remember the "Pied
Piper of Hamlin?" He is very natural
in the posters with the little tots at
his heels. Be sure to see the cunning
actors.
After their festivities comes an in
tensely interesting comedy, "The
Piper's Pay," which keeps one keyed
up with excitement-until the climax is
reached.
vr. s. s.
We repair all makes of automo automobiles.
biles. automobiles. Our service is the very best.
Williams & Fox Auto Service Sta Station.
tion. Station. 19-tf
w. s. s.
Mrs. M. A. Bostick's spring and
summer hats presented now for all
functions and occasions where the
unusual is sought and worn at the
present moment. Harrington Hall
corner. Phone 310. 12-6t

BLEW HE BANK

DUTCH ACCEPT

THE DEMAND
Subject to Certain Conditions, of
America and Great Britain Con Con-cerning
cerning Con-cerning their Shipping
(Associated Press)
The Hague, Monday, March 19.
Holland has accepted, with certain
conditions, the Anglo-American de demand
mand demand regarding Dutch shipping. This
was announced in the second chamber
today by Foreign Minister Louden,
who added Holland couldn't go fur further
ther further and was awaiting the Entente
reply to the latest communication.
WAITING FOR THE WORD
Washington, March 19. The requ requisitioning
isitioning requisitioning of Dutch ships in American
waters was still awaiting word from
London at noon today. All depart departments
ments departments of the government are ready to
proceed with the seizure the minute
the word is given.
' w. s. s.-
HELLISH WARFARE
OF THE HUNS
Read the following from the New
York Herald, and then see if "you can
find any excuse for the war system of
the Huns, or if you can bear to think
of your country being defeated in war
by such a people:
Murder of Miss Martin
Americans may well take the words
from her very heart and pen and say
today, "O Rose of Yesterday."
In France the body of Miss Winona
Caroline Martin, twenty-eight years
old, of Rockville Center, L. I., lies as
a monument to' her own life at home
and on the field of battle. America
mourns the" loss of a gallant young
woman who met her death she had
hoped to meet it giving aid and
words of cheer to her wounded and
dying brothers. Even as she placed
a little cluster of roses on the bedside
of a suffering American soldier in a
hospital somewhere in Paris, the other
day the program arranged under the
exacting hand of Wilhelm, emperor of
Germany, proceeded as he had de demanded
manded demanded that it proceed. A chunk of
shrapnel burst through a skylight and
killed her. And they chuckled in Ber Berlin.
lin. Berlin.
Out on the battle lines were 'thou
sands of American and French and
English soldiers doing actual damage
ta the Boche troops. But in the dead
oi night the German leaders of Berlin
direct their airmen to. fly beyond and
into Paris and hurl certain death over
the dying and moaning who have been
brought back from the trenches if
death has not come before. And that
is the manner in which Miss Martin
came to her death.
Over in Rockville Center they know
her as a big sister of the little fel fellows
lows fellows who happened to be cold in win winter
ter winter time, and as a big sister to the lit-.
tie girls who needed help' now and
then. When there was peace on earth
she was librarian at the Carnegie
library there.
In September, 1912, the Herald' con conducted
ducted conducted a poetry contest. It lasted for
weeks, and at the end of that time the
judges looked over the hundreds of
manuscripts sent in from all parts of
the United States. Then they elimi eliminated
nated eliminated manuscript after manuscript
until at last they had five good ones.
They had quite a discussion as to
which was the best. At last they chose
that written by Miss Winona Caro Caroline
line Caroline Martin. The Herald published her
picture and the poem and gave her
$100 for her effort. It was called "O
Rose of Yesterday." It follows:
"O Rose of Yesterday"
I would have made your life eternal
spring,
For bloom alone, careless of fruit
or sheaf;
But you have lived the toil-filled days
that bring
The harvest store, the sun-dyed
autumn leaf.
I would have strewn your path with
flowers rare,
But, Love, it was the desert way
you chose?
Before you lay its heat and noontide
glare,
But in your wake it blossomed as
the rose.
I would have shed glad sunshine on
your way,
But you have trod the shrouded
courts of 'night;
Each forward step led further from
the day,
Behind you lies a gleaming field of
light.
Perchance, if I might have my way
with you,
God's noble plan of sainthood I
should mar;
I leave you, then, to one whose wis wisdom
dom wisdom knew
Not joy, but pain, would make you
what you are.
Henceforth I will not ask to have my
way,
O Rose of Yesterday of Yesterday!
w. s. s.
Bring your car to Williams & Fox,
a reliable repair shop. 19-tf

REMINDS US DE

' FIRST BULL RUI
Big Bunch of Neutral Correspondents
" Have Been Invited to Ac Accompany
company Accompany the Bodies
(Associated Press)
London, March 19. Heads of the
German army have invited a number
of neutral correspondents to be pres present
ent present at the German offensive on the
western front. They leave for the
front Wednesday, according to news
from Copenhagen.
-W. S. S.-
HE iLLIOII
Dollars Worth of Savings Stamps,
and Florida is in the Second
. Rank of Investing States
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 19. Missouri
with a total of nine millions, is lead leading
ing leading the country in the sale of war
savings stamps, according to the first
detailed statement issued for the
campaign. Other states with total
and per capita sales include Florida,
with $381,000, per capita, 35 cents;
South Carolina, 191,000, per capita, 15
cents; George $640,000, per capita,
22 cents.
-W. 6. s.-
TRYING TO MOVE TRUCK
On March 6th the Board of Trade
was in receipt, of a letter from the
Bartow board of trade, asking for
co-operation in the matter of trans transportation
portation transportation of vegetables from all sec sections
tions sections that were then sustaining heavy
losses from the delays of the rail railroads.
roads. railroads. Same was immediately taken
up with authorities in Washington,
and the following letter, received to today,
day, today, will be of interest to the ship shippers
pers shippers of vegetables and other perish perishables:
ables: perishables: Marion County Board of Trade,
Ocala, Fla.:
My dear Sir: I beg to acknowledge
your favor addressed to the director
general, and beg to advise that ar arrangements
rangements arrangements have been made to ar arrange
range arrange a prompt freight service on
fruits and vegetables, which I trust
will prove satisfactory to all the
growers in Florida.
Yours very v truly,
U. S. Railroad Administration,
. Robt. F. Wright, Asst. Dir.
w. s. e. i
BLITCHTON
Blitchton, March 15. Mr. Jack
McCully of Fellowship was a Sunday
visitor.
Messrs. B. R. Blitch and Earl Phil
lips visited the county seat Tuesday.
Mr. W. P. Hammons continues
quite sick.
Mrs. Raphael Campbell has been on
the sick list for the past few days.
Dr. Blitch expects to visit the East
Coast thi3 week.
Mrs. Laura Thomas of Mcintosh
was the week-end guest of Mr. and
Mrs. O. S. Sanders.
We are needing rain, still the farm
ers are planing corn and peanuts.
Mr. and Mrs. Dug Fant and bright
children of Flemington and Miss Min
nie Seckinger and Mr. Almo Seckin Seckin-ger
ger Seckin-ger of Fellowship were Sunday visi
tors. ;
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Blitch have
named their son Bernard Corbett, and
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Fant will call
their twins Leon and Leone.
w. a s.
FORT KING
Fort King, March 16- Lieut, and
Mrs. Roy Cappleman from Fort
Meade, Md., visited Mr. and Mrs. J.
B. Cappleman Saturday and Sunday.
Lieut. Cappleman returned Sunday
afternoon and his wife went as for as
Jacksonville with him and from there
to visit her relatives in New Smyrna,
Miss Janie Clayton visited Misses
Agnes and Pearl Thompson of Ocala
Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Whitfield of Oak,
gave an informal party Friday night
in honor of their son, Mr. John Whit Whitfield,
field, Whitfield, who leaves in a few days for the
navy. Those attending from here
were Misses Janie Clayton,- Martha
and Vercie Whaley, Messrs. Tom
Clayton, T. K. Clyburn and Roy
Smoak.
Mrs. Walter Atkinson gave a birth
day party for her six-year-old daugh
ter. Myrtle Monday afternoon. Th&
little folks attending were Jessie and
Thelma Clayton, Bessie Stevens and
Mabel and Pearl Atkinson, J. T. Clay
ton, Virgil and Vernon Whaley and
J. B. Stevens Mrs. Atkinson served
hot chocolate and cake.
Mr. Rudolph Reeves of Evinston,
was a visitor here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs., Allen McDonald gave
a dance at their home Friday night.

MISSO III HAS BOUGHT

DOPED OUT TO SAVE
All HOUR A DAY

Premium Fool Bill of Congress This
Session Signed by the
President
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 19. The day daylight
light daylight saving bill, which was signed by
the president today, puts all clocks
forward one hour on the last Sunday
in March, and turns them back again
the last Sunday in October.
INCREASE FOR THE POSTAL EM EMPLOYES
PLOYES EMPLOYES Flat pay increases of 15 per cent
for all employes of the postal service,
including all grade sand classes, was
recommended today by the. Senate
postoflice sub-committee in revising
the annual postoffice appropriation
bilL
PRICE FIXING COMMITTEE
The creation of a price fixing com committee,
mittee, committee, under the war industries
board, which will pass upon prices for
all basic materials purchased by the
government and establish a price fix fixing
ing fixing .policy, from time to time, to be
approved by the president, was an announced
nounced announced today by the council of na
tional defense. Robert S. Brookings
is the war industries board chairman.
SEED STATISTICS
Cotton seed statistics for the period
to Feb. 28th, as announced today by
the census bureau," show receipts of
3,802,000 tons; crushed, 3,203,000
tons; on hand, 633,000 tons.
w. a s.
HIGH PRICES FOR
OLD MACHINERY
The French phosphate company's
plant at Anthony has been dismantled
and the machinery sold off in differ different
ent different lots, most of it being shipped to
the pebble phosphate plants of South
Florida, a number of whi& have been
in steady operation during the war.
The machinery in this plant was
the best that could be bought when it
was installed 26 years ago. The plant
was never operated very long, but
from the time of its closing down till
two-z-years ago, a man was kept in
charge on a salary to keep the plant
in perfect condition and the machin machinery,
ery, machinery, steel and brass work was just as
clean and bright at any day of the
year as when it was first installed.
Once a week the plant was fired up
and the machinery operated for a few
minutes to keep it in condition, hence
when it was decided to sell, the
machinery probably brought a good
deal more than it originally cost.
The plant was a show place. The
floors in the engine and boiler rooms
were of tile.
Mr. Nathan Mayo of Summerfield,
bought one of the big boilers for a
sawmill which he is putting up near
his place and Saturday last the boiler
was hauled from" Anthony to Sum Summerfield
merfield Summerfield on powerful, reinforced log
wagonsj fourteen mules pulling the
load, probably the largest team, of
mules ever used in this county on one
vehicle.
Mr. Chandler Yonge, now of Mount
Dora, and a nephew of Mr. R. E.
Yonge of this city, who cared for the
plant for many years, was in town to
day and visited the plant.
W. 8. S.
MR. HOWELL WITH BUCKEYE
Mr. J. C. Howell of Anthony is now
traveling for the Buckeye Nurseries
'of Tampa, one of the most extensive
nurseries with large land holdings in
the statej Mr. Howell's duties will
not be selling nursery stock, but be
more in the land department and
among the farmers. This company is
largely handling the castor bean
planting in this part of the state for
the government and Mr. Howell was
recently sent on a trip to the west,
where the beans have been gTown
successfully for some time. Mr. C
V. Miller of this city, has been with
the Buckeye interests in the land de department
partment department for several years.
w. b. a
PATRIOTIC RALLY
The announcement of the patriotic
meeting which is to be held in the
Methodist church Wednesday after
noon and evening by Rev. Dr. Chas.
McFarland, and Dr. C. E. Vincent, is
of vital importance to every citizen
in the city and county, and should be
attended by everyone.
It is especially urged that the board
of governors of the Poard of Trade,
and as many, of the members of thin
organization who possibly can be
present at the 3 o'clock meeting that
Dr. Farland may explain to us how
we may effectively aid in securing
the moral aim of the war. This is a
duty that we all owe and not a sin single
gle single person should shirk it. The Board
of Trade, should be well represented
and I am sure that we will At the
Methodist church, Wednesday after afternoon
noon afternoon at 3'clock.



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special dispatches herein are also re-

handing over of the fortresses of Totil
and Verdun to be occupied by the
German forces until after the war. In
other words, he admits that Germany
forced France into the war.

-w. & e.-

SUMMING UP THE

FOOD SITUATION

SUBSCRIPTION RATES
' Domestic "'.
One year, in advance. i 5.00
Biz months, in advance 2.50
Three months. In advance ........ 1.25
One month. In advance. .60
Foreign
One year, In advance... ......... .$8.00
Six months. In advance.......... 4.25
Three months, in advance........ 2.25
One month. In advance .SO

Germany had 7000 spies in France
at the beginning of the war.
w. s. 6.- :
The newest device in the German
aviation service is underground han hangars.
gars. hangars. ;
w. s. s.

The death rate in Germany has far
exceeded the birth rate for a number

of years.
, W. 6. 6. :

Paper trousers are now worn by

men in Germany, and shoe laces made

of paper are sold at 15 cents a pair.
w. s. &

The war tax of the United States
Steel Corporation this year will be

nearly a quarter of a billion dollars.
w. s. s. f

The New York state legislature,

after, being in session for two months,

at a cost of $140,000, has passed two

bills.
w. e. s.

that

Ger-

indi-

The Berlin Tageblatt asserts
polygamy exists throughout
many and that the government

rectly approves it.
. -w. a e.
Representative Black of Texas re

cently broke all precedents by return

ing $150 left over from his appro
priation for-Jclerk hire.

A court martial has sentenced i

private in the army to seven years
imprisonment foV n?aimirig his right

hand to evade military service.
' -w. a" b. ' i

Canada's 'governor general has

barred wine from his dining table and
sailed the wine, cellars of his resi

dence for the period of the war.
, w. a s.- r

Congress urges a higher price for

the 1918 wheat crop, after the food

administration has been stirred to ac

tion by reports of a critical shortage

on the farms.
w. s. 6.

Samuel Gompers, as spokesman for

American organized labor,' sternly .re'

bukes the Bolsheviki here who strive
to inculcate pacifism into the ranks

of the workers.
w. a. s.

The ministry of munitions of Great
Britain reports, that in many in

stances in munition work the women

are superior to the men in the quan

tity produced.
, -w. s. s.

A shioload of bie coast-defense

guns had to be returned to the United

France it was discovered that there

were no Carriages for them.
w. & s.
Publishers are urging the coining b

2-cent pieces to provide a convenient

medium of exchange for buying
newspapers that are increasing their

price from one to two cents
.-vr. a. s.-

Distilling of whisky was stopped by

the government" last September and

there are now 157,000,000 gallons o:
whisky ef t in warehouses : which, a
the present rate 5 of consumptionwil
last' only 18 months. -.
W. Sw s.

"if we continue the U-boat, wa

without flinching we "can secure

peace with England which will insure
for German v a navv base on the

Flemish coast for all time," Admira!

Von Tirpitz is quoted as declaring re

cently.

-w. s &-

The Tarpon Daily News nominates
D. B. McKay for governor. Deplorable
to contemplate. With Peter O." Knight

in 'Philadelphia, and D. B. McKay in

Tallahassee, what will Tampa do?
Tampa Tribune.
Keep Peter in Philadelphia.
. -w. s. s.

Secretary McAdoo has called oh
American labor not to object if the
nation's war policy of conserving

credit results in curtailed building
operations but to seek some other

kin dof employment if necessary as a
patriotic duty.
-w. s. s.
In an interview published in a Ber--lin
newspaper Bethmann Hbllweg ad admits
mits admits the truth of the statement made
recently by French Foreign Minister
Pinchot that Germany, at. the out outbreak
break outbreak of the war, demanded as a
guarantee of French neutrality the

Charter No. 10578

Reserve District No. 6

We clip the following very perti pertinent
nent pertinent article from the Wall Street
Journal:
t Blood ort Bread
Immediately upon the declaration
of war in 1914 a food question was
born. We did not see it then, but a
year, ago it was apparent. Since then
it has been developing so rapidly that
in another year it will outweigh all

other perils excepting that of Hunnic

domination. Not merely the belliger belligerent,
ent, belligerent, but the neutral countries are al

ready crying for food. V

Switzerland, for instance, is "hard

pressed and appealing to the United

States for help. Short as is our sup

ply, urgent as is our duty to feed our
allies, we cannot let this little neutral
country starve, and wash our hands

by saying it is none of our affair. We

are not Germans. The United States
is now making strenuous efforts to

get wheat to Switzerland to relieve
its distress.

The world crop returns need but to

be analyzed to prove that not only

Switzerland, but all the importing
countries of the world will soon be in
dire need of food. In 1916 the harvests
of Europe were ten per cent, smaller

than the average of the five years

preceding. That of last year was

smaller yet twenty per cent smaller.

It looks to North America for help;

yet this favored region produced

12 per cent less than the five-year

average. v.

When all' the people of these coun

tries of Europe and America eat to
their satisfaction they are wont to

consume. 2.000,000.000 bushels of

wheat every year. The combined crops

of this last harvest amounted to less

than 1,500,000,000. Where will the

balance come from? The unthinking

point to India and Australia. But

there are no ships to convey it, arid if

there were, the Mediterranean has
proved to be the most, dangerous

zone natrolled by the submarine. If

food were piled mountain high in

these countries, it would be to hungry

Europe and America like the fabled

cup of Tantalus.

But it is not there m such quanti

ties. The wheatof last year was piled

nr bags in the open. Mice and weevils

have done ; their work. Europe must

depend upon; the United States and

Canada-, arid they have not sufficient

wheat to supply the need. Cannot our
people realize that in eating potatoes,

corn and oats they are helping to

avert' a- world calamity? Barley

makes a good loaf. Potatoes can be

mashed 5 and-made into bread. Our an

Cestors ate corn; while the brawny

Scot eats oats; cannot we do the same

when the tteril is so great ?

A regiment of young men marched

fir Baltimore with a banner on which

was inscribed, "We have given our

selves; what have you given?" The

question is for everyone to answer. If
you cannot give your blood, at least

give bread.

w. s. s.
A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY

OF MRS. FORT

At the time of her passing, Mrs.
Norman A. Fort was 60. years of age.
She was born, in Marion county and
parsed all her life) in it. Her maiden
name was Miss Margaret VI Chalker,
and she was married to Mr. Fort in
1877. Four children were born to

them,' namely, Mrs. D. A. Clifton of

Daytoha, Robert E. and Chester A

Fort of Ocala and Mrs. O. H.' Rogers

of Lynne, all of whom were at their

mother's bedside when the end came;

w The married life of Mr. and Mrs.

Fort was happy and pros terdus until

heir last illness overtook her. "She had
been a faithful and consistent mem member
ber member of the Baptist church for forty forty-five
five forty-five years, arid was a devoted and con

secrated Christian.

Mrs. Fort's deatti 'leaves her loved

ones with bleeding hearts in a sad

dened home. May the hand of the

Comforter be extended "over them un

til they rejoin the wife and mother

where parting is not known.
- w. ; s. .s.

, We found on our table this morn

ing a strawberry about the size of a

small apple m fact, we nave seen
lots of apples that were smaller.
When we -first saw it, we wondered

where we would 'find enough sugar to

eat with it; but when we had cut it

into slices and commenced work on it,

we found it didn't need any sugar to
sfieak of. Lots of strawberries like
this one are being raised in jMr. F.
Heriderly's garden, on Alvarez street,

by the children, who are selling them
arid buying war savings stamps with

the money.
vf. s. e.

Since Gov. Catts claims to be such
a -great patriot, 4 it seems very incon

sistent in him to pay such fulsome

praise -to Tom Watson, who did his

best to break down the government's

most necessary war measure, in

report of the presentation of colors
to, the county guards of Palm Beach
county, .the "West Palm Beach Sun
says: "Shortly after, the ceremonies

had started Thomas E. Watson of
Georgia and Samuel .Untermeyer, of

New York had reached the stand and

as he concluded "his address" Governor

Catts stated to the audience that he

desired to introduce to them the

greatest exponent 'of a free; press

and one of the South 's brainest men.
He would not speak, owing to a re

cent bereavement, but he desired al

REPORT OF CONDITION OF

25,000.00

25,450.00

4,000.00

32,000.00
72,852.28

14,706.26

$374,777.18
147.79

25,000.00
25,450.00

THE MUIIROE AIID CHftillSS ITIOIIAL 6AIIK,
At Ocala, in the State of Florida, at the Close of Business March 4, 1918
RESOURCES
1. a Loans and discounts (except those shown on

b and c) $374,777.18
Total loans
2. Overdrafts, secured, none; unsecured, $147.79.
5. U. S. Bonds (other than Liberty Bonds of 1917):
f U. S. bonds and certificates of indebtedness

owned and unpledged
6. Liberty Loan Bonds:
a liberty Loan Bonds, 3 per cent and 4 per
' cent, unpledged ..
7. Bonds, Securities, Etc (other than U. S.) :

b bonds other than U. S. bonds pledged to se secure
cure secure postal savings deposits
c Bonds and securities pledged as collateral for
state, or other deposits (postal excluded)
or bills payable
e Securities other than U. S. bonds (not includ- i
ing stocks) owned unpledged
fCollaterial trust and other notes of corpora corporations
tions corporations issued for not less than one year nor
, more than three years' time.. ..
Total bonds, securities, etc
8. Stocks, other than Federal Reserve Bank stock
9. Stock of Federal Reserve Bank (50 per cent of
subscription)
10. a Value of banking house
11. Furniture and fixtures
12. Real estate owned other than banking house .
13. Lawful reserve with Federal Reserve Bank ...
15. Cash in vault and net amounts due from nation national,
al, national, banks .. ..
17. Exchanges for clearing house ......
18. Checks on other banks in the same city or town
as reporting bank (other than item 17)...
Total of items 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18. .

19. Checks on banks located outside of city or town
of reporting bank and other cash items .
21. Interest earned but not collected ( approximate)
on notes and bills receivable not past due.

105,190.3S

123,558.54
10,189.34

' 2,400.00
35,000.00
3,500.00
14,855.96

34,000.00
103,072.49

1,641.42
476.47

127.13

2,680.00

TOTAL.

24.
25.
26.
27.

29.
33.

34.
35.
36.
37;
38.

42.
44.
45.

LIABILITIES :
Capital stock paid in
Surplus fund
a Undivided profits ... $ 10,453.14
b Less current expenses, interest and taxes paid 5,562.87
Interest and discount collected or credited, in 4
advance of maturity and not earned (ap (approximate)
proximate) (approximate) ........ ...
Amount reserved for all interest accrued ....
Net amounts due to banks, bankers and trust
, companies (other than included in items 31
or 32) ..
Total of items 32 and 33 . $37,811.77
Demand deposits (other than bank deposits) sub- v
ject to Reserve (deposits payable within 30
days) : ' ;:-
Individual deposits subject to check ........
Certificates of deposit due in less than 30 days
(other than for money borrowed) .. ....
Certified checks .
Cashier's checks outstanding ..
State, county or other municipal deposits s e -
cured by pledge of assets of this, bank ..
Total of demand deposits (other than bank de

posits) subject to Reserve, Items, 34, 35,

36, 37, 38, 39, 40 and 41.... .. ..

Time deposits subject to Reserve (payable after

30 days, or subject to 30 days Or more no notice,
tice, notice, and postal savings) :
Certificates of deposit (other than for money
borrowed) ....
Postal savings deposits ..
Other time deposits ......... x.....
Total of time deposits subject t o Reserve,
Items 42, 43, 44 and 45....... .. 285,586.04

$756,876.32

$ 50,000.00
30,000.00

4,890.27

. 3,100.00
1,000.00

37,811.77

313,160.52
,24,188.85
88.58
6,305.81
744.48

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. t We also have on hand
a supply of Thrift Stamps and cards, War Savings
Stamps and Certificates. We will be glad to fur furnish
nish furnish information about the Government War
Saving Plan.
The Munroe & Chambliss
National Bank.

Buy War Stamps Now
Save Food By Using Our Ice FreelyIt's Cheap and
Food is High Prompt Service, Full Weight and Cour Courteous
teous Courteous Treatment go with our Ice, and if you don't get
theni, phone us at once.
Ocala Ice & PacMmci Co.

PHONE 34

OCALA, FLA.

344,488.24

63,228.55
1,682.26
220,675.23

$756,876.32

TOTAL... ........... .. .......

STATE OF FLORIDA,
COUNTY OF MARION, ss:
I, J. M. Thomas, vice president and cashier of the above-named bank, do
solemnly swear that the above statement is true to the best of my knowl knowledge
edge knowledge and belief. J. M. THOMAS, V. P. and Cashier.
, Correct Attest:
Subscribed and sworn to before me A. E. GERICr,
this 16th day of March, 1918. LOUIS R, CRAZAL,
(Seal) Ola Potter, T. T. MUNROE,
Notary Public. Directors.

to ; see .Mr. Watson and asked him to
stand up. The latter, greatly enfeebled
and evidently much embarrassed, re repeatedly
peatedly repeatedly begged Governor Catts to
excuse him. The governor was per persistent
sistent persistent and finally Mr. Watson stood
up for a second, but refused to go to
the front of the platform. A faint
hand clapping greeted him as he

arose:

-w. s. s.-

' Miami is always making a bid f o
the limelight. Now she is laying
claim to Mrs. Hirsch as a former
resident. They're no pikers down in
Miami, and perhaps it was there that
the lady imbibed the general idea of
"while you're gittin', git a plenty,"
which culminated in her attempt to
dig -up old man Asa for half a mill million.
ion. million. Lakeland Telegram.
An Ocala lady informs us that she
is an acquaintance of Mrs. Hirsch;
that she once rode on the same street
car with her, but she, won't let us give
her name, so we are shy a good news
item. The Ocala lady says Mrs. Hirsch
is a r good looker with a magnificent
head of hair.
W. & S.
The people of this city are greatly
grieved and disappointed because
Governor Catts can not be with them
tonight. Sickness prevents the chief
executive from taking a prominent
part in the festivities. Tampa Tri Tribune.
bune. Tribune.
. We have no doubt that the hearts
of the people of Tampa were bowed
down with ? grief.
V w. s. s.-
Announcement is made from Wash Washington
ington Washington that the war department has
decided to draft over .4000 negroes
from Florida in the next two or three
months, and that this draft is to be
made at the instance of Gov. Catts.
We doubt that the governor has much
if anything to do with it. There is
strong reason to believe that his in

fluence with the war department is

very light. But if he has anything to

do with removing 4000 men, a very

large proportion of whom are among

the best of our field hands, from the

state at this time, he is a mighty bad

friend to Florida.
vr. s. a
Eieht thousand destitute nersons

are being fed in soup kitchens in Jeru Jerusalem,
salem, Jerusalem, where stories of famine and
fresh Turkish atrocities are being
told by refugees from, towns the
Turks evacuate as the British ad

vance.

-w. s. s.

Ocala has enjoyed a highly prosper-
ous and satisfactory winter. The

Brick City is rapidly coming into its

own. Some of the best people on

earth live in the capital of Marion

lampa Tribune.

Thanks for the compliment: but

please remember that Ocala came
into its own many years ago and in intends
tends intends to remain in it. -.
w. s. s.

Secretary Baker inspected a great

army port department in France and

expressed surprise and gratification

at the immensity of the American

achievements abroad. At the port it

will be possible to unload forty large

steamships at the same time.
-vr. & e..

Sea Island Cotton -Seed, direct from

Edisto Island, just received at Ocala

Seed Store. 8-tf

Phone 315 For
FMESSL MEAT
GROCERIES
VEGETABLES
We Guarantee
Salisf action and Malce Prompt Delivery.

N. Magnolia St.

Ocala, Florida.

TT. LEO COLLEGE
SAirrr LEO, PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA
IDEAL BOARDIHG SCHOOL FOR YOUfIG GEKlEEl
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.

Used- Cm?

IBair.gainms

We Have Just Taken In Exchange
Three Maxwell Touring Cars.
Two Of Tliese Cars Are As
Good As New
They have Brand new, high grade tires,
and lrom radiator to tail light, top to bottom,
are in good condition.
Ii taken immediately, these cars will go
at a bargain, either cash or a reasonable
payment down and easy terms on balance.
Two Ford touring cars, $150.00 each cash.
One Maxwell Roadster.
One Buiclc Touring, Heavy car.
One Buich Touring, Light car.
Hie Maxwell Agjeecy
Ocala, Florida.

FOR SALE Sf

COURT PHARMACY
OCALA", FLORIDA

W. K. Lane, 31. D Phjsidan and

Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and

Throat. Law- library Building, Ocala,

Florida. tf

-wt& s.-

Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service
The Court Pharmacy tf

We have left some of that 29-eent
shipment of Correspondence Cards.
Big value. Gerig's Drug Store. 2-20

v. a. g.
Mrs. M. A. Bostick is showing the
most elegant spring hats Tailored,
Semi-Dress, Sport and Motor. Won't
you run in and see them? Corner
Harrington Hall hotel. Phone 310. t



OCA LA EVENING TAR, TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 1918

PAGE THRE2

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FECIAL CASH SALE

The Following Prices are Good
- lor This Week Only

FREE THIS WEEK ONLY

One 25 cent U. S. GOVERNMENT Thrill
Stamp with every $5.00 Cash Purchase-

, Irish Potatoes, per peck.,. T... 45c
Lard Compound, As pretty as you ever saw, lb. 25c
Oat Meal, Royal Scarlet. pkg... 11c
Bacon, white,. lean cuts lb.. . -. 34c
Smoked Bacon, small cuts lb. .. . 34c
Cheese, full cream, lb .. 36c
Snowdrift Lard, medium tins.. .......... 90c
Snowdrift Lard, large tins.... .... .... 2.40
Cottolene, Medium tins ....... 1,00
Cottolene, Large tins 2.50
Meal, Old Fashion, lb....- I .... 06c
Grits. Pearl White, lb 07c
Rye Flour, lb. .. i ......... .1 .............. .. 08V2c
Barley Flour, lb. . . .08y2c
Tomatoes, Dogwood, No 2 tins.. .............. 13c
Catsup, Burt OlneyX Vpint.-... ...... ...... 13c
Catsup, Burt Olney's. 1 pint 22c
Evaporated Milk, Hebe, small.... ...... ...... 06c
Evaporated Milk, Armour's, small...... ...... 07c
Evaporated Milk, tall......... ...l.---. 14c
Peas, Red tine Early June 2s . 17Vfec
Peas, Red Line Early June ls.... 10c
Limas, Royal Scarlet, No Is... 17Vc
Peas, Robin Hood, No 1 tin -j.lJ. .. 17c
Corn, Red Line, No 2s tin.' 18c
Corn, Red Line, No Is tin... .... .. . ... . 12Vfec
Corn, Victory, No 2s tin ... ;. . .17 Vic
Peas, Royal Scarlet, Indivudal 13c
Apples, whole, Royal Scarlet 18c
Bon Selene Peaches, tin ... 18c
Jam, Robin Hood, pure fruit.... ....... .... ... 22c
Jelly, Beech Nut, pure Apple ... 18c
Peanut Butter, bulk, lb ... .... 25c
Cocoa, Wilbur, Dutch, 12 oz. tinsl.A..: 25c
Roxane Pancake Flour, Self Rising,"Rice, Corn
& Whet Flour, package. ... ... 14c
Clean-easy Soap, cake 05c
In order to get the THRIFT STAMP you do
not have to include the above listed articles,
but you may select your purchases from our
entire stock. Get busy and make up a 55.00
order and get your free stamp.

0o ICo HE

Phones 16 and 174

PUBLIC TAKE W0J1CE
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
. ; -. .' '.V :

THE WINBSO

JACKSON VILLEJTORID A

OTEL

. i

In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining ro-m service m
second to none.
RATES From $1.50 per day per person to $6.
ROBE FIT M. MEYER, J. E. KA VANAUGK
Proprietor. "Miser.

If You Hare Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
or Two-Seven

Don't Let Your Letters be Doleful

The following by Minna Irving in
the New York Herald shows that the
spirit in many American women is,
and what it should be in all:
Our Soldier Boys in France
Since brother put the khaki on
And sailed away to fight,
The- smile has fled from mother's lips
And left her sad and white.
But of her troubles not a word
Creeps in by any chance
When mother writes a letter to
Our soldier boy in France.

Read the Star Want Ads. It pays

She goes about' the livelong day
As quiet as a ghost;
But nights when he came home from
J work
She misses him the most;
Though you would think that life for
her
Was just a song and dance,
If you could read her letters to
Our soldier boy in France.
He has enough of hardships now
Beyond the wide gray sea,
Where everything is death and pain
And mud and misery.
He must not know we sold the cow
To bury sister Nance,
Or bow we have to scrimp without
Our soldier boy in France.
She tells him Johnny learns, so fast
Next year hell graduate,
And how the hens are laying fine,
And Jimmy fixed the gate,
And Mamie at the factory
Has had a slight advance,
And how the town will honor him
When he comes home from France.
A
Oh, while our army oyer there
Is facing gas and steel,
Where red the rivers run beneath
The kaiser's iron heel,
The mothers here in freedom's cause
Can also break a lance
By writing cheerful letters to
Their soldier boys in France.
Marsh-Tidwell
The many friends of that efficient

and popular young officer, First Lieut.
R. L. Marsh of Company A, were,
greatly pleased to see him on our
streets this morning, and were fur further
ther further pleased to learn he had brought
home with him a bride, who before
her marriage to Lieut. Marsh, last
Saturday night, was Miss Mamie Tid Tid-well
well Tid-well of Macon. She is a pretty and
charming young lady, and Lieut.
Marsh's friends congratulate him on
winning so fair a bride.
Lieut. Marsh will have but a brief

stay at home. He must go to Tampa
tomorrow, and will return to Camp
Wheeler in a few days. He says that
Company A is in good shape. Most of
the older men have been transferred
to other commands and their places
filled with drafted men. He says the
dispatch to Mr. Stevens of Crystal
River referring to men of Company
A leaving camp last night meant a
selected squad, the names of the men
in which were given in Saturday's
Star. He doesn't think the company,
as a company, will leave soon, tho of
course he doesn't know.
.
' A Pretty Service
The service given in honor of Mrs.
Lena Guilbert Ford at the Temple last
night :was a very pretty one. Shortly
after 8 o'clock, Miss Marguerite Por Porter
ter Porter took her place at the piano, while

the young ladies of her high, school
glee class took place on the stage. The
young ladies were accompanied by
Mr. Frank Gates, who carried a large

American flag. At the same time, a
score or more of the boy scouts lined
up in the first rows of the orchestra.
Miss Porter played and the glee
class sang Mrs. Ford's beautiful war
song, "Keep the Home Fires Burn Burning,"
ing," Burning," and the scouts and many in the
audience joined in the chorus. Im Immediately
mediately Immediately following this song, the
"Star Spangled Banner" was given,
the audience arising to its feet, and
scouts standing at attention with their
hands raised in salute.
It was a very pretty tribute to the
author of ;a patriotic song. It is a
pity that the very inclement weather
reduced the audience to probably a
fiftn of what it would have been on a
pleasant evening.
The scouts were the guests of the
Temple, to -see the picture, "The
Spirit of '17," which seemed to have
been picked for them and the occas occasion.
ion. occasion. It will probably be here again,
as it was shown out of its turn, and
when it returns everybody, specially
the boys, should go to see it.
- i
Mrs. Stephen Jewett left last Sat Saturday
urday Saturday for -Lakeland to visit Mr. and
Mrs. Sanford Jewett and family and
Mr. and Mrs. Vernie Stevens and
daughter.
...
Mrs. Arthur Williams and little

daughters, Elizabeth and Martha of
Murdock, will come to Ocala the last

of the week to spend Easter with Mr.

and Mrs. G. T. 'Maughs.

-'Mrs. N. B. Plummer and little
daughter, Marguerite of Anthony, are
expected in Ocala this afternoon to

spend the remainder of the week
with Mrs. Plummer's sister, Mrs. Ed

Carmichael.

The woman's liberty loan commit committee
tee committee of, Marion county, of which Mrs.
J. R.'Moorhead is chairman, held a

meeting Monday afternoon in the lec
ture room of the library and discuss

ed plans for a public demonstration to

be-held on the square on the night of
April 2nd. All churches and societies

belonging to the organization will

take part in this demonstration which
will add greatly to the enthusiasm al al-read
read al-read yarounsed. Let every one, men,
women and children, come out and
join in this patriotic work.
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Clothing for Poor in Belgium and
France
Last year in Belgium one paid $7
to have a pair of shoes re-soled. The
commission for relief was soling them
with sections of discarded material
stamped out to fit the various sizes;
tens of thousands of pairs of these
cut-soles were thus produced. We
must have shoes, and ew must have
scrap leather with which to repair
those you give, and the other shoes
now being worn ove rthere.
Men's socks, sizes 10 to 11, are
requested, so they evidently need
shoes in those sizes.
Boy's socks are asked from sizes 1
to 9; women's hose, sizes 7 and 8;
girls' hose, sizes 1 to 6.
Little shoes for infants are also
under "garments needed." Take all
donations to Mrs. T. M. Moore or
phone any boy scout.
"Saint Patrick's Day in the Morning"
Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Rivers are be being
ing being congratulated on the arrival of a
little son who came to them Sunday
morning, March 17th, at the Marion
County Hospital.
Notice to Woman's Club Members
Members of the Woman's Club who
have not received nominating blanks,
can obtain them from Mrs. B. T. Per Perdue,
due, Perdue, corresponding secretary. Only
those who have paid their dues will be
eligible to vote. Members are re requested
quested requested to send in their blanks as
soon as made out to
18-3t Mrs. G. T. Maughs,
Chairman Nominating Committee.
J
Mr. and Mrs. William Hoover of
Lima, Ohio, are in the city today on
a visit to Mr. A. A. Vandenbrock.
They are returning from a trip thru
the southern part of the state and ex expect
pect expect to start for their Ohio home in a
few days. Mr. Hoover is prominent in
mercantile circles in the Buckeye
state. He has a chain of fourteen fur furniture
niture furniture stores throughout the larger
cities of the state.

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HEROIC WOMEN OF FRANCE
(Dr. Alonzo Taylor)

My words are not powerful enough
to do even scanty justice to the most
heroic figure in the modern world,
and of ages past the women of
France. Of the healthy men who are

engaged in the military service in

French soldier until next spring. The
morale of the house decides the mor morale
ale morale of the soldier in the fighting lines.

We can do this by giving to them the

.
Mrs. William Hocker leaves this
afternoon for Tampa to meet Dr.
Anna Howard Shaw, who is now the
guest of Dr. Mary B. Jewett at Flor Florence
ence Florence Villa. The Tampa unit of the
woman's council of national defense
will meet Wednesday morning at 10
o'clock, at the Woman's Club house in
Plant ark, to greet Dr. Shaw and
Mrs. Hocker.
Friends of "Dr." Junior Peek are
congratulating him today on his first
birthday. Junior is wearing a soft,
dainty dress this afternoon that was
worn by his mother on her first birth birthday,
day, birthday, and it is being greatly admired.
Many friends of this happy, chubby
little man remembered that he came

the 19th of March, and among his
gifts was a Liberty Bond from his
parents, Dr. and Mrs. E..G. Peek.

Mrs. J. W. Reynolds of Augusta,

Ga., and Mrs. J. P. Hardee of Union Union-town,
town, Union-town, Ala., who have been touring
Florida for the past six weeks, arriv arrived
ed arrived in Ocala Monday to see their
friend, Mrs. Ed Carmichael and to
take the Oklawaha river trip. They

are at the Harrington and expect to

leave tqmorrow for Palatka.

.
"The Spirit of 17," seen at the

Temple last night, was a splendid,
up-to-date picture of how a boy scout

(Jack Pickford) served his country in

the liberty war of 17. There was also

a bit of romance, and while Davy's

Divinity Flora" was a pretty pat

riotic maid, she was a new star and
not Louise Huff. Those who missed
this good picture last night will have

another chance to see it in the near

future, as it will come here again on

the regular circuit. Mr. Bennett wired
for it yesterday in place of the musi

cal comedy which he heard was a

great disappointment.
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Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Clifton and

children returned to their home at
Daytona yesterday afternoon. They
came to attend the funeral of Mrs.
Clifton's mother, Mrs. Norman Fort,
which was held Sunday afternoon

from Oklawaha Bridge church.

The card party given Saturday
night at the beautiful home of Miss

Dorothy Stearns of Buena Vista was

a delightful affair. There were six
tables playing five hundred. The
ladies' first prize was won by Mrs. A.

J. Beck. Fort Lauderdale Herald.

Mr. Jack Embry, who has spent his
ten-day furlough with Mrs. Embry,
returned to his ship duties yesterday

afternoon.

Mrs. Ernest Lytle and children of
Stanton came up yesterday for a
short visit to Mr. and Mrs. George
George Pasteur and family.
Mrs. Walter Ray of Martel was
among the out of town shoppers in
the city yesterday.
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Mrs. M. E. Layne left yesterday
afternoon for Chattanooga, Tenn.,
after a several weeks visit to her
daughter, Mrs. J. E. Allemand.
The Eastern Star sewing circle will
not meet Wednesday afternoon, owing
to the Red Cross card party to be
given at the Country Club.

France, practically all are

either in transportation or in the
manufacture of munitions, leaving the
agriculture absolutely to tho women.
Not only this, but they have stepped
into the place of work animals; yon
can go into any section of France to

day and see women of. magnificent,
noble womanhood hitched to the
plough and cultivating the soil. All
of the agriculture rests upon their

shoulders. The home, always an ex extremely
tremely extremely efficient home maintains a

few old men, the wounded, and the
tubercular. Uncomplaining, with high
devotion, with an attitude that

amounts almost to religious exalta

tion, the women of France bears the

burden.

Now, conditions being as they are,

does it lie within the heart of the

American people to preserve and hold

to every convenience of our life at the
expense of adding an additional bur burden
den burden to the womanhood of France ?

This is the exact question that is in

volved in our substitution of

cereals in place of wheat.

mi cm o-prf i greatest possible freedom in their
ciigagcii

food supply, and of this, wheat is the

chief factor.
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Florida and Spanish Peanut Seed
for spring planting. Ocala Seed
Store. 8-tf

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Mr. Alex Inglis of Rockwell was in
the city yesterday.
s.
Mr. A. A. Vandenbrock is out after
several days' illness.
W. S. s.
Mr. George Easterling has return returned
ed returned from a visit of several months in
Barnwell, S. C.
W. E. S.
Mr. Jules Cohn returned to Ocala
yesterday after, a two weeks' stay in
Jacksonville.
W. S. 6.
Mrs. Anna Tweedy has rented forty
acres of land on which she expects to
plant castor beans.
XV. s. a.
Mr. Murray, representing the Gold-
wyn Film Co., was in Ocala Monday
in the interests of his company.
w. s. a.
Mr. Tom Russell and Miss Lallie
Gillis of York, who were in town to today,
day, today, paid the Star a pleasant call.
W. S. S.
The Star is informed that Mr. R. A.
Burford hm purchased the E. P.
Rpntz residence on Fort. King ave
nue.
-w. s. s.-
Albert Gerig's handsome array of
Easter cards in Burnett's west win
dow is admired by all who pass that
way.
W. S. S.
Mr. J. Elmer Stevens, the Crystal
River fish and oyster man, wa3 among
the prominent people in the city Mon-
day, stopping at the Harrington.
w. s. s.
Mr. John S. Martin, one of Moss
Bluff's prosperous farmers, was in the
city yesterday. He will plant over
a hundred acres of Oklawaha valley
muck land In corn during the next
few weeks.
w. s. 6.
Ie being necessary to make innova
tions in these days of Hooverism, the
Star nominates Judge Warner for an
official fisherman for Marion county,
his salary to be 25 percent of the fish
he catches.
w. s. s.
Mr. Leland Akin, who came last
week to attend his
father's funeral,
Mr. Joseph Akin of Dunnellon, after
spending a short time with his sister,
Mrs. J. C. Lanier, left yesterday for
Cleveland, Ohio, where he is employ employed
ed employed by the New York Central railroad.
w. s. s.
After another risky run thru the
dark last night, in answer to a phone
call, Fire Chief Chambers -begs all
the people to obtain fire cards, put
them bv their phones and look at
them before sending in an alarm.
vr: b. o.
Mr. W. T. Gary expects to leave in
a few days for Blue Ridge, N. C.,
where he will receive instruction in
Y. M. C. A. work, and from there
hones to ero to "somewhere in
France."
W. S. S.
During the storm, shortly after 8
o'clock last night, the 'lights in the
residence section went out and stayed
. out about two hours. Cause sqme
tree trunki or tree limb fouled a wire.
It happens in almost every storm.
The. linemen should cut a wide thor
oughfare thru the trees for the wires,
and anvbodv who interferes with
them should be prosecuted.
w... h S.
Considerable has been said lately
about idle negroes loafing around
town and decreasing the stock of ra rations.
tions. rations. However, Henry Gbrdon, who
knows as much about labor conditions
as any man, set out some days ago to
find workmen for a certain enterprise.
He raked the town with a fine-tooth
comb and reported that nearly all the
negroes were at work. And we are
afraid he couldn't say the same of the
white men.
1 w. s. s.
Mr. D. P. Stewart, the Mississippi
stockman, who with his wife and
bright little boy, were at the Arms
House for some weeks last winter, is
with us again. Mr. Stewart has the
contract to furnish teams in the work
of building the big munitions plant at
Nashville.
. w. s. &
j. m. jonnson, wno nas given up
his position here as superintendent of
the Metropolitan Life in order to push
the sale of war savings stamps, went
to Ocala yesterday. Mr. Johnson will
leave in a few days for Washington
to become a chaplain in the army.
Gainesville Sun.
Mr. Johnson was in town today,
conferring with William Preece, who
came over from Palatka. Mr. Preece
lived in Ocala for some years and is
well known here. He will be deputy
superintendent of the Metropolitan.
W. S. S.-J
Our toilet articles are the best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
war savings stamps" with the sav sav-iners.
iners. sav-iners. The Court Pharmacy. tf
Melver&MaeKay
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
PHONES 47, 104, 305
OCALA, FLORIDA
L, ALEXANDER
PRACTICAL CARPENTER
AND BUILDER
Careful Estimates made on all Con
tract work. Gives More and BetUi
Worl for the Money than any otbe:
contractor in the city.

UNCLASSIFIED
ADVERTISEMENTS

WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM
ILAR LOCAL NEEDS
RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25c.; three times 50c; six times
75c; one month S3. Payable In advance.
FOR SALE rTomato plants, 25 cents
per 100, $1.50 per thousand. Bitting
& Co., Ocala, Fla. 19-6t
FOR SALE 1918 Ford touring car;
run less than 1000 miles. A. C. Dean,
Oxford, Fla. 18 6t.
WANTED Cypress logs. Address
Landeck Lumber Company, Tampa,
Fla., stating what you can furnish
for continuous shipment.
3-16-lm
FOR SALE 1917 Buick Six; in per-
fectfect condition. Apply to Auto
Sales Company, Fort King and Mag-
nolia. Ocala, Fla. 16 3t.
FOR SALE Cadillac truck in good
condition; now in use; may be seen at
the gas office. Cheap for cash. Apply
to Florida Utilities Company, Har Harrington
rington Harrington Hall building, Ocala, Fla. 6t
, 11 i
FOR SALE $12 bumpers for Dodge
and Hudson cars, for $9.75. as long as
they last. Auto Sales Co., Ocala, Flor
ida. 14-6t
EGGS FOR HATCHING Barred
Plymouth Rock eggs from good stock,
$1.50 for 15. R. N.'Dosh, 702 South
4th St., phone 304.- 2-25-tf
FORSALE Nice lot 70 x 112 in sec
ond ward. Also wish to rent or pur
chase 80-acre farm near Ocala. W.
W. Condon. 1-8-tf
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 Desirable residence, all
accommodations, including garage.
Apply to S. H. Christian, Box 111,
Ocala. 13-6t
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
phia, Pa. i 2-23-lm
LOST One dollar bill near postoffice.
If found by honest person, return to
Star office. 15-2t
FOR RENT A desirable six-rrom
residence; all modern conveniences;
automobile shed. Located close in on
Watula street. Apply to Dr. J. W.
Hood. 2-16-tf ;
WANTED Your consignments oT
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. 3-2-2-2m
FOR SALE Florida Runner Peanuts
at $1.75 f. o. b. Martin, Florida. Guar Guaranteed
anteed Guaranteed first class. Address Box No.
37, Martin, Florida. 3-13-18t
DR. D. M. BOHEY
. "My Optician"
EYESIGHT
SPECIALIST
I especially offer my services to the
people of Central Florida, ana invu
nersonal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg.,
JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA
Our toilet articles are the best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
war savings stamps" with the sav
ings. The Court Pharmacy. tf
w. s. &
If you can't spare your car in the
day, bring it to us at night. Williams
& Fox Auto Service Station. 18-tf
W. 6. ft.-
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. Gsrie's Drue Store. 2-20
w. s. s.
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
Drugstores. 2-20
w. s. a.
Ask anybody about our repair
work. William & Fox Auto Service
Station. 18-tf
w. s. s.
We have left some .of that 29-cent
shipment of Correspondence Cards.
Big value. Gerig's Drug Store. 2-20
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On Easter Monday
On April the first, Easter Monday
afternoon a Silver Tea will be given
by the daughters of the confederacy
at the home of Mrs. R. B. Bullock to
raise part of the fund for the hospit hospital
al hospital cots to be sent to a hospital in
France.
On Monday night at the Temple
Theatre, a clever little play will, be
given by home talent for the benefit
of the school.
This play "The Piper's Day," is un
der the auspices of the Woman's Club
Education Committee of which Mrs.
E. T. Helvenston is chairman.
A clever poster with the piper play
ing, the work of Miss Doris Murray
is to be seen in the Library. On the
main floor the price of admission will
be 75 cents; in the balcony 50 cents
and children 35 cents.
Red Cross Card Party
Miss Emily Stotesbury will give a
party Wednesday afternoon at the
Ocala Country Club lor tne benent
of the Marion County Chapter Red
Cross. A small admission fee of 25
cents will be charged.
For the golfers there will be a
a long-driving competition, ana me
prizes will be thrift stamps. All Ocala
residents who play golf, whether they
have been golf members or not and
all visitors in our city are invited to
participate in the golf contest, and
y are requested to be at the links
at 2:30 o'clock,
Thrift stamps will be given as
prizes for both the auction and rook
players, and the card games will be begin
gin begin promptly at three o'clock. At this
party Miss Stotesbury will present a
service flag to the Ocala Country
Club, with stars for each golf mem
ber now in the service. Rev. G. A.
Ottmann, restor of Grace Episcopal
church, will present the flag for Miss
Stotesburv between 5 and 5:30
o'clock.
Cold drinks will be sold during the
afternoon. Those desiring to engage
tables, phone 83 or 100.
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Mary Garden at the Temple
Mary Garden, the famous actress
and singer, now in movies, and one of
the most popular stars of the Gold
wvn Film Co., will be seen at the
Temple today in the opera "iftais,
and will wear many of the gowns in
her wonderful collection made by
Bulloz, the couturier of Paris.
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Hall returned
home yesterday from a brief visit to
Jacksonville.
Mrs. J. D. MacDonald has returned
home from a visit to her parents in
Palatka and to friends in Welaka.
Mr. J. C. Jackson left today for
Jacksonville and from there will go
into Georgia where he wil be for the
next three Weeks.
Mrs. T. E. Bridges returned home
last Friday from Hartsville, JN. U
where she was with her sister, Mrs
McCloud, in her last illness.
j
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Bridges expect
to move the last of this week to the
home of Mr. and Mrs. George Rentz
where they will board for the present,
Mrs. Homer L. Oliver of Apalachi-
cola. formerly Miss Martha Kate
Rentz, arrived in Ocala this after
noon on a brief business trip and wil
be the guest of Mrs. R. L. Bridges.
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Turney Colbert's friends regret to
see him carrying his arm in a plaster
cast and in a sling. Master Colbert's
arm was broken in the same place
about two years ago while playing
baseball.
Another ticket office has been added
to the Temple theater. It is in the
setting room window, where thrift
stamps may be purchased every night
from 7 until 9 o'clock. Different
young ladies will be there every eve evening.
ning. evening. Mr. E. L. Bridges is now in Atlanta
in the office of his brother, who is the
manager of the Alkahest Lyceum bu bureau.
reau. bureau. Mrs. Bridges and family, to
the regret of their many Ocala
friends, will probably join Mr.
Bridges after school closes.
Mr. Haegmier, who came to Ocala
from Pittsburg about ten days ago,
expects to locate here, and will farm,
planting principally castor beans.
Mrs. Haegmier and daughter, Miss
Jean Haegmier, will join him here be
fore Easter.
Ocala people will regret to hear of
the death at St. Petersburg of Mrs.
Mullins, wife of Rev. S. G. Mullins, a
well known Baptist minister. Mrs
Mullins some years ago paid a visit
to her daughter, Mrs. Chas. E. Cul-
breath, now of Tampa, but then mak
ink her home in Ocala.
Mr., and Mrs. Dell Moody are now
making their home in Palatka. Mrs
Moody, wno is well remembered m
Ocala as a most graceful dancer, and
one of her young friends, were on the
program of an entertainment recent recently
ly recently given by the Palatka Woman's
Club for the benefit of the Red Cross.
Lieut. R. L. Marsh this afternoon
brought his bride by the Star office
and introduced her to the staff. They

unanimously voted her a genuine
Georgia peach, and the bid man
promptly adopted her as one t of his
nieces.
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The Ocala Red Cross committee has
considerable work scheduled for the
latter part of the week. Miss Mary
Burford, director of branches for the
county, accompanied by Mr. Louis
Duval and some other workers, will
go to Fellowship Friday night, to
form a new branch. Sunday morning,
they will form a new branch at Sparr,
and Sunday afternoon will go to
Flemington, to visit the branch al

ready formed.
Probably the most beautiful rose
ever grown in Ocala is in the public
ibrary, where it is receiving much
admiration. It is an exquisite, double,
deep rose, shade, and on a stem fully
28 inches long. It is possibly a Min Minnie
nie Minnie Francis, but most probably, as
time will tell, an American Beauty,
and was grown by Mrs. G. A. Ott Ott-man.
man. Ott-man. WW
Mr. Howell Levi of Washington, D.
C, is visiting his uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. C. P. Howell of Rock Hall.
Mr. Levi has been connected with the
government for several years, and is
here recuperating his health. He is
very much in love with Florida.
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Mrs. A. L. Izlar expects to leave in
few days for a visit to her son,
Laurie Izlar, at the Charleston navy
yard. Laurie will soon after go to
one of the training camps on the
lakes, or perhaps aboard a warship.
W. S. ft.
NOTICE
I have sold my grocery business on
North Magnolia street to D. W. Hall,
and solicit for him a continuance of
the trade of my friends. If I am in
debted to anyone I ask them to call
at my old place of business, where
same will be settled. Also those in indebted
debted indebted to me will please call at once
and settle their accounts.
6t A. Arabian.
Ocala, Fla., March 19 ,1918.
-w. s. S.
Those interested in typewriter
desks are invited to call at R. L. Mar
tin's office, room 14, Merchant's block,
and see the latest and most complete
steel typewriter table cabinet yet
made. 16-12t
IT MAKES NO DIFFERENCE
what Ready-Mixed Paint you buy or
at what price; you pay for the Lin
seed Oil it contains at naint nrice and
have to guess whether it is Pure or
Adulterated. When you use
the condition changes, since 2-4-1 is
all paint and is made to stand the ad-1
dition of one gallon or more of Pure
Linseed Oil which YOU BUY YOUR ;
SELF at oil price the result is two
gallons Pure Linseed Oil Paint and
in addition, a saving to you of about!
one dollar on the transaction.
HOW DO YOU LIKE THE IDEA ?
For Sale By
THE MARION HARDWARE CO.,
Ocala, Florida
COUNTY FINANCIAL STATEMENT
W. W. S tripling, Tax Collector, la Ac
count with Alarloa Coaaty, for
Lvy 191T
General Fund
Uncollected
February 1, 1918.S11.267.45
Licenses collected 96.00
$11,363.45
recpt 636.96
By depository
Balance uncollected
Fine & Forfeiture Fd.
$10,726.49!
Uncollected
February 1, 1918. 4,225.39
By depository recpt 202.86
Balance uncollected
4,022.44
Poll Taxea
Uncollected
February 1, ,1918.$ 2,431.00
Extras collected .. 32.00
S 2.463.00
By depository recpt 163.00
Balance uncollected
2,300.00
School Fuad
Uncollected
February 1. 1918. $39,974. 59 59-By
By 59-By depository recpt 1,893.34
Balance uncollected
Road Fond
Uncollected
February 1. 1918. $40,844.57
By depository recpt 1,960.96
Balance uncollected
OntataadlBgr
Indebtedneaa Fund
Uncollected
Fe-Druary 1, 1918. $14,084.34
By depositary recpt 676.19
Balance uncollected
Agricultural Fuad
Uncollected
February 1, 1918.$ 2,816.87
By depository recpt 135.24
Balance uncollected
Sub-Road District
Xo. 1 Fund
Uncollected
February 1, 1918.$ 1,049.54
By depository recpt 65.33
Balance uncollected
Sub-School Fuad
Uncollected
February 1, 1918.$25,684.6
By depository recpt 950.03
Balance uncollected
38,081.25
38,883.61
13,408.15
2,681.63
584.21
24,734.62(
$135,822.40
Total uncollected
STATE OF FLORIDA,
MARION COUNTY.
I. P. H. Nugent, clerk oireuit court,
hereby certify that the ab-tT is a true
and correct statement of the collect
tor's account with Marion, county and
the sub-school districts, as the same
appears on the books In :tny office.
Witness my hand aad official seal
this March 13th, 1918.
(Seal) P. H. ."NUGENT.
Clerk Circuit Court.
By T. D. Lancaster, Jr.. Deputy.

i miii v vn vs-uia-lu i m vj

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 approaching
ing approaching primary. I have tried to merit
and will greatly appreciate your sup support.
port. support. George W. Scofield.
January 4, 1918.
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
preciate 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 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.
Summerfield, Florida.
FOR COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 4
According to my own inclination
and the solicitation of friends, I here
by 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 elected,
ed, elected, 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
fice my personal attention. I shall be
thankful for the support of all inter interested.
ested. interested. Very respectfully,
O. H. (Bob) Rogers.
Lynne. Fla.
FOR REPKESfcNTAllVJb
1 To the Democratic Voters of Marion
County:
I hereby announce my candidacy for
Representative and solicit your sup support
port support in the June Primary. I join
group one (1.) Respectfully,
S. J. McCully.
FOR STATE ATTORNEY
To the Democratic Voters, Fifth
Judicial Circuit:
I hereby announce myself a candi candidate
date candidate for the office of state's attorney
for the fifth judicial circuit, of the
state of Florida, in the approaching
democratic nrimarv. and subject to
the result thereof.
Fred L. Stringer.
Brooknville, Fla., March 14, 1918.
"A SPLENDID TONIC"
Says Hixson Lady Who, On Doc Doctor's
tor's Doctor's Adrice, Took C&rdsi
And Is New Well.
Hixson, Tenn." About. 10 years ago
f was..." says Mrs. J. B. 'Gadd, of
this place. "I suffered with a pain in
my left side, could not sleep at nisht
with this pain, always In the left
side...
-My doctor told me to use CarduL I
took one bottle, which helped me and
after my baby came, I was 'stronger
and better, but the pain was still
there.
I at first let it go, but began to get
weak and in a run-down condition,
so I decided to try some more Cardui,
which I did.
This last Cardui which I took made
me much better, in fact, cured me. It
has been a number of years, still I
have no return of this trouble.
I feel It was Cardui that cured me,
md I recommeod it as a enlendid fe female
male female tonic."
. Don't allow yourself to become
weak and run-down from womanly
troubles. Take CarduL It should sure surely
ly surely help you, as it has so many thou thousands
sands thousands of other women in the past 40
rears, lieaaacne, Dacitacne, siaeacneT
a m M
nervousness, sleeplessness, tired-out
feeling, are all signs of womanly trou trouble.
ble. trouble. Other women get relief ly taking
Cardui. Why not you? All druggists.
NC-132
OCALA RESIDENT HAS
AWLUL EXPERIENCE
"I was twice confined in hospitals,
1 in the last one nothing but gruel
water a day, as my stomach would not
retain any food. I suffered terribly;
was reduced to a skeleton. My folks
saw an ad of Mayr's Wonderful Rem Remedy
edy Remedy and it has surely saved my life. I
weigh 180 pounds now." It is a sim sim-ple,
ple, sim-ple, harmless preparation that re
moves the catarrhal mucus from the
intestinal tract and allays the "inflam "inflammation
mation "inflammation which causes practically all
stomach, liver and intestinal ailments,
including appendicitis. One dose will
convince or money reiunaea. ine
Court Pharmacy. Adv. 12

SAFETY
FIRST

' Has become the slogan not
only on the highways of
travel, but also in all lines
of industry. There's no
such thing as safety if
your valuable property is
not covered by
FIRE INSURANCE
We represent a number of
the most reliable companies
in existence, and our facil facilities
ities facilities are not surpassed in
Florida.
D.W DAVIS, Agency
HOLDER BLOCK
OCALA :-: FLA.
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Flavor
One of the most delicious'
flavors that nature's laborator laboratories'
ies' laboratories' ever distilled is the taste of
a ripe orange. This unsurpass unsurpassed
ed unsurpassed goodness is perfectly pre preserved
served preserved in
ORANGE
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IN THE BOTTLE
The wonderful orange drink
which is flavored with the
juices of crushed California
oranges, sun-kissed and ca caressed
ressed caressed into yellow ripeness.
When your palate craves a
real treat, make it "Orange
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Bottling Wo&fs
MONEY TO LOAN
On Good Real Estate Security.
Low Interest Rates. Monthly
or Yearly Payments
F. R. HOCKER, OCALA.
Help Me
Help to Win the War
Let me paint your roof for
' you. Bear in mind", tin roofs
don't wear out they rust out.
Composition roofs don't wear
out they dry out.
On all work intrusted to me
in response to this appeal, I
will give a discount of 6, on
condition that said 5 be in invested
vested invested in War Savings Stamps.
V. MRASEK
210 Osceola SU Ocala, Fla.
BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
Ovn Your Own Home
A House and Two Lots
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ments Payments of
$10
E. Pi MURRAY
Room 5, Holder Block,
Ocala. Florida
A good assortment of Fountain
Pens to be had at Gerig's Drug
Store. 2-20



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