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The Ocala evening star
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Weather Forecast: Fair tonight and
Friday, warmer Friday northwest
VOL. 25, NO. 70






Side by Side with French, They Went
Over the Top in the Lune Lune-villeSecior
villeSecior Lune-villeSecior (Associated Press)
With the American Army, France,
Wednesday, March 20. American
troops in the sector east of Luneville
participated tonight in a raid on Ger German
man German trenches, penetrating the enemy's
lines some distance. Handto' hand
fighting followed. The raiders return returned
ed returned after being out 40 minutes. Fur Further
ther Further details are unavailable at this
hour (10 o'clock). The raid was car carried
ried carried out in conjunction with French
troops after a brief but intense bar barrage.
rage. barrage. t TV'. S. S.
Sends One of His Characteristic
Messages to a Provincial
(Associated Press)
London, March 21. "We are at a
decisive moment and one of the great greatest
est greatest moments in German history' the
kaiser, telegraphed to the Rheinisch
provincial council, according to a Cen Central
tral Central News dispatch from Amsterdam.
Amsterdam, March 21. A war
credit for fifteen billion marks was
brought before the Reichstag yester yesterday
day yesterday for first reading. ("Fifteen billion
marks is three billion dollars).
' w. s. s. :
As previously announced in the col columns
umns columns of the Star, there were held two
patriotic meetings of great impor importance
tance importance in .the city yesterday at the
Methodist church. In the afternoon
there was an informal conference at attended
tended attended by about 75 persons at which
Dr. Chas. S.,MacFarland and Dr. C.
A. Vincent made informal speeches
which were followed by some discus discussion
sion discussion as to how the community might
be quickened in its moral convictions
as'to the righteousness of the war. It
was shown that the present campaign
was intended to Teveal what the
churches could do as their part of the
war. Other interests have been busy,
political, economic, commercial, etc.
What should the church do? Her bus business
iness business is to emphasize the moral aims
of the nation and secure profound
moral convictions with which to
steady pur people when the more
trying times come, as they certainly
willjcome, and when moral and spirit spiritual
ual spiritual reinforcements will be urgently
needed. '
In the evening the church was fill filled
ed filled with an attentive congregation.
The Glee Club of the high school, un under
der under the leadership of Miss Margaret
Porter, gave some nusical numbers.
Dr. Ottmann led in prayer. Dr. Mac Mac-Farland
Farland Mac-Farland spoke on the "Moral Aims of
. the War." His address was a profound
and instructive presentation of the
attitude of the United States. The
speaker held that wars' of aggression
are never justifiable, bit that the
Christian conscience can give its as assent
sent assent to a war of defense of moral and
spiritual ideals, and after every other
neans has been tried to bring justice
and righteousness without war. It
was shown that Germany planned the
present war and would have nothing
but war, but that the United States
sought by every means, to avoid war,
and as a last resort we entered the
war with clean hands, with a pure
heart, without having lifted up our
souls unto vanity nor sworn deceit deceitfully.
fully. deceitfully. "In the light of the national
and international experience which I
have tried to set before you it seems
to me that the very way-faring man
may discern the moral aims of the
war.". "The right is more precious
than peace, andwe shall fight for the
things which we have carried nearest
bu rhearts for democracy, for the
right of those who submit to author authority
ity authority to have a voice in the h: own gov governments,
ernments, governments, for the rights and liberties
of small" nations, for a universal
dominion of right by such a concert
of free people as shall bring peace
and safety to all nation's and make
the world at last free. Let us hope
that there will come a time when the
world will say, 'This America that
we thought was full of a multitude of
contrary counsels now speaks with
the great volume of the heart's ac accord,
cord, accord, and that "great heart has behind
it the supreme coral force of right righteousness
eousness righteousness and hope and liberty of man mankind."
kind." mankind." The theme of Dr. Vincent's address
was "After the War." Dr. Vincent
said: "No man can foretell what will
come after the war, but every than
shftild determine in his own mind


French and British the Victors This
Morning in a Lively
Naval Fight
(Associated Press)
London, March 21. Two enemy
destroyers and two enemy torpedo
boats have been sunk by a force of
five British and French destroyers,
the admiralty announces. One Brit British
ish British destroyer engaged was damaged.
The engagement occurred off Dun Dunkirk
kirk Dunkirk this morning. British casualties
were slight and there were no French
w. s. s.
Administration Thinks Will be Long
Enough to Hold the
Railroads ...
' (Associated Press)
Washington, March 21. The pres president
ident president today signed the bill bringing
the railroads under government oper
ation until twenty-one months after
the end of the war.
The administration, bill to estab
lish a war finance corporation was
passed by the House today.
. : w. s. &
Adds Steadily to his Plurality a the
the Returns Come In
(Associated Press)
Milwaukee, March 21. Lenroot's
lead over Thompson, the LaFollette
candidate, today stood 2326..
-W. S..S5.-
The regular meeting of the Marion
County Board of Trade will be held
Friday night at 7:30 o'clock. We do
not feel that it is necessary to tele telephone
phone telephone every member of the board,
because this notice is received by
every member. You read it and you
know when the meeting is to be held,
you know the time and we feel that
there is no reason for you not being
present at these meetings. Your sup
port is needed and co-operation is the
keynote of success for this organiza
tion. If there was ever a time that
co-operation was needed it is now.
Come out Friday evening and show
your willingness to help the board of
trade.. m
-w, s. 6.-
Fairfield, March 21 The rain was
a very welcome visitor in" our com community
munity community last night. ':
0 Mrs. L. E. Mack of Lisbon was 'the
guest of her daughter,; Mrs. A. B;
Yongue and family Friday and Fri Friday
day Friday night.
Mrs. D. M. Kinard returned home
Sunday from Arcadia where she visit visited,
ed, visited, her daughter and Mrs. M. Strick Strickland
land Strickland and family. V
Mrs. Mary E. Rou, Cland Rou and
F. K. Thomas w6re the guests of F.
7. Smoak and family of Flemington
Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Howell and J.
W. Howell were the guests of W. J.
Mixson and family Sunday.
Quite a number from Fairfield at attended
tended attended the chatauqua at Mcintosh
last week and the first of this week.
We took the advantage of the rain
and "set out a potato patch."
what ought $o come and bend every
energy toward accomplishing it."
Among the things that should come,
the speaker said, should be 'a pro pro-founder
founder pro-founder sense f personal religion, a
greater unity of the churches, deeper
moral and spiritual life, a national
life pitched upon the place of right righteousness,
eousness, righteousness, and international life freed
from selfishness and hate and envy.
Dr. Vincent was positive that Ger Germany
many Germany would be defeated, for three
reasons: (1.) The relentless integrity
of the universe. The sinner, man or
nation, bears within himself the seeds
of decay and death. Germany had
sinned against high heaven. Germany
must repent or die. (2.) The insistent
mercy of the universe. God is on the
side of the man or nation that is
seeking the right. (3.) The irresistible
ideal of the universe, which is the
idea of unselfish service, as repre represented
sented represented by the cross. -God will favor
the man or nation which embodies the
spirit of Christ in life and service.
buch convictions as there are neces necessary
sary necessary to stand back of organization.
scientific armaments, powerful arm armies
ies armies and navies, food and fuel regula
Hons, etc., upon which the great
heart of the American people mav
rest and be jmafraid.


Teutons Add Another Heavy Demand
to Their Already Exorbi-
tant Terms
(Associated Press)
Moscow, Tuesday, March 19. Ger Germany
many Germany has increased her demands upon
Rumania, and now asks that she sur surrender
render surrender to the Central Powers all of
her own war munitions, as well as
those left in Rumania by Entente
troops. All the Entente ministers re remain
main remain in Jassy, but will leave there if
Rumania surrenders her war muni munitions
tions munitions as demanded.
-w. 8. s.-
After AH Reasonable Time was Ex Exhausted,
hausted, Exhausted, Dutch Vessels Were
Taken Over
(Associated "Press)
Washington March 21. All Dutch
shipincr in American' ports, estimated
as high as six hundred thousand tons,
was. ordered seized last night in a
presidential proclamation, and all
Dutch shipping in British waters, es estimated
timated estimated at from three to four hun hundred
dred hundred thousand tons is beine reauisi-
tioned simultaneously.
Although the shms have been tak
en over without formal agreement,
the United States proposes to carrv
out scrupulously the terms of the
origin pact so that Holland shall re receive
ceive receive ample foodstuffs and be protect protected
ed protected in her colonial trade.
Compensation will be made to the
owners as required by law. The ves vessels
sels vessels will be equipped and operated bv
the navy department and the shiooinc
board, the Dutch crews being supple
mented by American civilian sailors
and naval reservists ::;
-: W. S. S.
Mr. W. J. Crosby, Citra, Fla.:
Dear Sir: During the last session
of the legislature you received peti
tions from a great many of the voting
precincts of Marion county, signed 'by
the most representative voters of the
county, asking you to introduce and
work for the passage of a local option
no-fence law. Your excuse for not
complying with these petitions was
that you did not make it an issue in
your campaign for the legislature.
Get down off the fence, get on one
side or the other. Come out open and
above board and tell the people of
Marion and Sumter, where to find you.
If you are for a ocal option no-fence
law, say so. If you are against such
a law, say so. If you favor making
three barbwires a legal fence, say so.
If you favor letting the fence propo proposition
sition proposition remain as it now is, say so.
I for one want to know where to
find you and what to expect in the
event you are elected to the state
senate from Marion and Sumter.
Very truly, C, B. Howell.
Lowell, Fla., March 21. (Ad.)
w. s. s.
Fellowship, March 21. We are hav
ing some rain at last which was bad
ly needed.
Mr. John W. Stephens of Tarpon
Springs is visiting his brother, Mr. C.
C. Stephens who has been confined to
his bed for a month.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Luffman of Oak,
and Mr. and Mrs. A. Raimes of Ocala,
was the guests of relatives here yes yesterday.
terday. yesterday. Miss Sebron Ferguson of Reddick,
and Henry Gabrell of Fairfield attend
ed church here yesterday. There
seems to be great attractions down
here for them. Come again.
Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Rawls of Ocala
were callers Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Mills of Flem
ington were the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. G. W. Mills Saturday night.
Mr. Pendorvis of Winter Garden is
the guest of Mr. R. W. Ervin.
Rev. Boatwright of Lake. Kerr,
preach two very interesting sermons
Sunday morning and evening to a
large and appreciative audience.
Mrs. Lloyd. Mills was called to St.
Petersburg to the bed side of her fa
ther, who is very ill.
Messrs. Shade and Newton Rawls
and sister of Montbrook were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Atkin
son Sunday.
w. s. s.
Troops No. 1 and No. 2 will please
meet at the armory Friday night at
7 o'clock. It is important that each
scout be present at this meeting.
w. s. a.
Our magazine department carries
over 70 rvf'tfiA lpfldirnr nuWiVaHnTm.



Baker Addressed Army in France
Through the Officers of One
Selected Brigade
(Associated Press)
With the American Army, France,
Wednesday, March 20. Secretary of
War Baker today concluded his in inspection
spection inspection of the American military
zones in France with a trip which
took him from the Verdun sector to
Great Headquarters, He addressed
the officers of one brigade of the
First Division as representative of the
whole army.
v. s. a
Made Its Escape from Odessa and is
Safely in Moscow
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 21. The Am American
erican American Red Cross mission to Rumania,
which fled from Jassy to Odessa, has
arrived safely at Moscow, according
to advices from Red Cross headquar headquarters
ters headquarters today. The party consists of
twenty-eight members, motsly phy physicians
sicians physicians and nurses.
: w. s. S.
Big Reinforcements of Negro Labor
Will be Imported from the
(Will P. Kennedy)
, Washington, March 21. Labor
from the Bahama Islands for the
farms of South Florida will be pro
vided by the federal government for
the Florida agricultural needs as a
result of efforts made by Representa Representative
tive Representative Frank Clark of Gainesville. This
assurance has been received by Con Congressman
gressman Congressman Clark, in a letter from Jno.
W. Abercrombie, acting secretary,
quoting recommendations promulgat
ed by the commissioner general of
The acting secretary of labor gives
the additional assurance that "in the
event the labor needed is not forth forthcoming
coming forthcoming from the Bahama Islands,
the U. S. employment service in the
department of labor, will be glad to
assist in recruiting this labor from
other sources."
Congressman Clark took up this
matter with the federal authorities at
the request of Dr. P. H. Rolfs, who is
in charge of the experiment station
at Gainesville, and who is chairman of
the council of state defense.; t :
In regard to the admission of Aliens
from the Bahama Islands the com commissioner
missioner commissioner general of immigration has
ruled that the illiteracy clause will be
waived for three months but not the
clause relative to the head tax.
The recommendations are as fol follows:
lows: follows: One, that Inspector Kirk be in instructed
structed instructed to permit, during the ensu ensuing
ing ensuing three months, illiterate laborers
coming from the Bahama Islands,
who are able to pass the other re requirements
quirements requirements of the statute, to land, for
the purpose only of engaging in ag agricultural
ricultural agricultural pursuits.
Two, that the bureau be authorized
to take up with the bureau of citizen citizenship
ship citizenship of the state department the
question of modifying or setting aside
the passport regulations with respect
to these particular people.
Three, that the head-tax require requirement
ment requirement be not waived; as the- bureau
does not understand that there is au
thority to exempt from the head-tax
aliens coming from the Bahamas, the
exemption to the head-tax being lim
ited to aliens coming from Canada,
Newfoundland, Mexico and Cuba.
Four, that Inspector Kirk be in
structed to have Inspector Smith ad
vise all of these engaged in running
vessels between the Bahamas and Mi Miami,
ami, Miami, the port at which all of "these
people enter, that laborers from the
Bahamas will not be excluded during
the next three months simply be
cause they cannot pass the illiteracy
test; and that the bureau of citizen
ship be requested to advisee the Amer American
ican American consul in the Bahamas of this ex exemption,
emption, exemption, such advices to include also
a notice of exemption from the pass
port requirements if said bureau
agrees thereto.
Five, that the employment service
be immediately informed of the opin opinion
ion opinion of Inspector Kirk and Inspector
Smith that the taking of the measure
herein outlined will not produce a
sufficient supply of labor for the
truck farms of 'East Florida, so that
such service may take such steps as j
are necessary, and possible to meet
the further expected shortage. i



Also They Added to It, and the Allies
Yet Have Thousands of
Ships Afloat
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 21. Secret
figures of the British admiralty on
submarine losses and world ship shipbuilding
building shipbuilding were made public today at
the British embassy. They show that
on January 1st, allied and neutral
shipping had los't since the war be begun
gun begun over eleven million gross tons,
while the shipyards were turning out
six an da half million tons. Because
of the addition of enemy ships, how however,
ever, however, the net loss has been reduced to
a little over two and a half million
w. s. a.
American Officer and Two Seamen
' Killed in an Unavoidable
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 21 One Amer American
ican American officer and thre men were killed
aboard an American destroyer March
19th, when the vessel collided with a
British warship, the navy department
announced today. A number of Amer American
ican American sailors were injured.
- The explosion of a depth charge on
the destroyer Mauley caused casual casualties.
ties. casualties. Lieut. Commander Richard Mc Mc-Gall
Gall Mc-Gall Elliott' of New York, was among
the killed. The injured included Sea
man Richard S. Gallman of Troth, S,
w. a s.
Milwaukee, March 21. More or less
complete returns last night sustained
a lead of Congressman Lenroot, Loy
alist candidate for the republican sen
atorial nomination, in yesterday's pri
mary. Belated returns gave him 2,000
votes more than received by James
Thompson, the LaFollette candidate.
Joseph E. Davies, democrat, appar
ently. defeated McCarthy by a large
majority. Victor Berger, socialist
polled about' 37,000 votes.
-W. s. S. v
It is doubtful if the local theatrical
season has furnished any event of
greater interest that the annual visit
of the, Neil O'Brien Great American
Minstrels at the Temple theater Mon
day, March 25.
..The ever increasing popularity of
this organization makes it possible to
present what is without a doubt, the
greatest assemblage of comedians,
singers, dancers and musicians ever
presented under one title. Among the
comedians who will assist the star,
Neil O'Brien, in the merry making
are: Eddie Ross, Joe Coffman, Dan
Dutch, Joe Willard, Ray Walzer, Ed
Walzer, Major Nowak, Steve Werher,
Dilliam Doran. The company is par particularly
ticularly particularly strong in singing ability, and
attention is called to the following
list of vocalists: J. Lester Haberkorn,
James Carardi, Leslie Berry, Lea
Laird, Howard Vail, Fred D. Mills,
Allen Karle, Barton Isebl, Wm. C.
Carr, Waldo Roberts and Chas. R.
There will be the usual street par parade
ade parade and band concert, at noon, on the
day of the performance.
w. s. s.
Plant City, March 21. Mrs. Ger Gertrude
trude Gertrude Cheney, of Chicago, was killed
on the brick highway just west of
the city limits yesterday, when a
Chandler touring car in which she and
a Miss Luce, J. W. Sample and J. E.
Bush were occupants, turned turtle.
Miss Luce and Mr. Sample are from
Haines City, where Mrs. Cheney has
been stopping four or five weeks, and
Mr. Bush, whose home is in Chicago,
has been stopping at Davenport.
Mrs. Cheney died instantly. Her
chest was crushed and, it is said, her
neck broken. She was middle-aged,
with hair slightly gray, but was a
strikingly handsome person. It is
said that she has a son in the naval
reserves, at a camp on the Great
vr. s. fa.
We repair all makes of automo
biles. Our service is the very best.
Williams & Fox Auto Service Sta
tion. 19-tf


Fierce But Unavailing Attack Made
on the French on the
Woevre Front
(Associated Press)
Paris, Wednesday. March 20. A
stronk attack was made today by the
uermans against a French position
the Woevre sector, the war office nf-
ficially announces. The enemv wa
driven pack after spirited fighting.
London, March 21. The Germans
shortly before dawn today began a
heavy bombardment over a wide sec section
tion section of the British front, it is an announced
nounced announced officially.
London, March 21. The t artillery
action on the west front was distinct distinctly
ly distinctly heard at JDover and other towns on
the east coast. The firing was the
heaviest heard in this district from from-such
such from-such a distance, and lasted from 3 to
7 o'clock this morning.
Vienna, March 21. Austro-Hun-garian
artillery is taking part in the
fight against the English and French-
. . .
on tne western front.
Paris, March 21. There has been
an intense and sustained bombard bombardment
ment bombardment of the sectors north and south southwest
west southwest of Rheims, as well as on the
Champagne front, it is officially an announced.
nounced. announced. BRITISH GAINS IN PALESTINE
London, March 21. The British
have captured three towns in Pales Palestine,
tine, Palestine, it is announced.
W. s.
Generals Wood and. Bell are Not
Fighting the Germans
(Associated Press)
An Atlantic Port, March 21 Major
Generals Leonard Wood and J. Frank Franklin"
lin" Franklin" Bell arrived today from France
on a French steamship.
w. S. S.
(Associated Presa)
Albany, N. Y., March 21, Defeat of
the ratification by the New York leg legislature
islature legislature of the prohibition amend amendment
ment amendment to the federal constitution was
virtually accomplished last night on a
test vote showing twenty-four in fa favor
vor favor of the ratification and twenty twenty-five
five twenty-five against it, with twenty-six votes
w. a e.
There is being a case made that will
be placed in the Board of Trade room
for the purpose of displaying letters
and photographs from the soldier
boys. These letters and pictures will
be of great interest to the public and
we feel that the move is an excellent
idea to stimulate patriotism in the
town and it makes our soldier boys
feel that 'their sacrifices are not in
vain but are known and appreciated
at home. We urge that you write to
the boys wherever you know them and
get these letters and pictures that we
may make this little move a success.
After we get started you will seehow
very interesting it will be, so all fall
in line and co-operate in effecting
this new bulletin board.
Any letters that you Have please
hand them in to the Secretary of the
Board of Trade, they will be cared for
and returned to you. Also photo
w. s. 6.
Books bought from us or brought
to us for the soldiers and sailors will
be delivered free. THE BOOK SHOP.
W. a &
Bring your car to Williams & Fox,
a reliable repair shop, i 19-tf
Wnnf vfiTi lft n rvrove ta VOU by
one trial that there is no finish that
will give you a lasting satisfaction
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Ocala, Florida




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-r Board of Trade meets, tomorrow
. :W. S. &.
If food wins the war, the bands will
play "Hail to the Chef."
. w. s. s.-
The Germans probably think their
new gas is all to the mustard.
V. S. .-
. Quit giving reasons why the Unit United
ed United States entered the war and do
something useful. v 1 ;
-W. S. 55.-
There are all the way from three to
Villi VCtll OIUCO IU lUC3klll CLIHA
the Star always likes to give them all.
W. S. S.- -.
The weather clerk knows that a
frost just now would do this section
an immense amount of damage, so he
is doing his darndest to hand us one.
: TV". S. S. .:V.'a
Our Marion county boys at Camp
Wheeler, drilling eight hours a day,
and occasionally going on a four-day
hike, are working harder than any of
us stay at homes.
' : w. s. s.
The government is finding the Boy
Scout organization a most valuable
auxiliary in its work. Ocala has a
fine company of the Scouts and they
are steadily increasing in number and
W. S. S. -.
Every time we see a movie like
"Thais" or "Intolerance," and view the
booze-swilling banquets which they
portray, we wonder how the boys -of
ancient days survived the morning
after without any bromo-seltzer.
- v. s. -s.
From April l,'l917,to date, the in inland
land inland County of Marion contributed 72
volunteers to the United States navy.
Of these, 61 were white and 11 color colored.
ed. colored. These do not include the young
men who went in the naval reserve'.
- -w. s. s.-
' We have a pretty good little school
board up here in Marfon, county. We
should appreciate it all the more
when we note that the Hillsborough
board has allowed its county to be
swindled put of $134,000 by a Chicago
broker.. V
; w. s. s. ; . :
The Star regrets to learn that Mr.
G. S.. Scott feels like he can't serve
on the county school board after his
present term is. up. He has served ten
years altogether and has done excel excel-lent
lent excel-lent workj and he feels that some one
else should go in service.
w. a e, ;
Chancellor von Hertling has gently
broken the news to the Reichstag
that in spite of the Russian collapse,
- no peace is in sight. The other Allies
show no sign of quitting and on their
hard hearts and harder, heads, the
chancellor says, rests the blame for
. further effusion of blood. V
. - w. s. s.-
We have had good seasons so far,
and crops are doing nobly. If r the
weather continues propitious, there
will be plenty and to spare in Marion
and contiguous counties. Jf there
should be a frost many of us will
have to tighten our belts.
W. S. S.
One class of men that the govern-
manf cVirn1rl t-irtT" t- cirri 4" in oo A in cf"
ment of transportation affairs is the
railroad clerks. ; They do most im important
portant important work, and their salaries, never
very high, are now in proportion a
long way bejow the cost of living.
'. -W. S. S.
The bolsheviki and the other anar anarchists
chists anarchists of Europe are bitter against
the "bourgeoise." Bourgeoise is a
French word and applies to that part
of the people that owns property
without being rich. In the United
States it includes the farmers busi business
ness business and professional men and a large
proportion of the mechanics that is

to say, about 90 per cent of the popu
lation. The bolsheviki, who are most mostly
ly mostly a lazy set of scamps who never
think without breaking the tepth
commandment, desire to eradicate
this class. They will reduce the world
to savagery if they succeed.
w. s. s.
The colored drafted men who will
leave the end of this month and the
beginning of April for Camp Devens,
Mass., will go into what for them
will be a very cold climate. They
will not receive their uniforms until
they reach camp, and as few of them
are able to obtain the necessary heavy
clothing, they may suffer considerab considerably.
ly. considerably. Some provision should be made for
seeing to it that they have .plenty of
comfortabte clothing when they leave

Ucala. lhere are only 44 of them and
it will not be any great strain on the
resources of our people to see that
they have enough clothing, to keep
them comfortable until they '. reach
camp. This is something other pap papers
ers papers of the state should impress on the
people. It will be a reflection on Flor Florida
ida Florida if a couple of thousand of our col colored
ored colored men are unloaded from the trains
in a northern latitude without clothes
enough to keep them warm.
w. s. s.
On March 29 and 30, April 1 and 2,
forty-four sturdy vouner colored men
of Marion will leave, eleven each day,
for Camp Devens, Mass., to go in
training. These boys have been
brought up close to home, some have
never been out of their native county,
and Ayer, Mass., will sem to( them a
long ways from Ocala." Good Ameri American
can American hearts are beating under their
dark-skins and they are going to learn
how to fight for native land and
world-wide democracy, just the same
as the white men. Our colored citiz citizens
ens citizens should give them a goodSend off
and their white friends should help
. vr. s. a.- -,. 1 T
Almost a year ago, the ideas,
"America, too, proud to fight," and
"If you turned hell over, you would
find 'Made in Germany marked on the
bottom," occurred to the Star and it
printed them, as can be seen by refer reference
ence reference to its files. Now. it finds them
wandering around the country, the
first credited to George Harvey and
the second to Billy Sunday. Either
the ideas were so obvious as to occur
to all feeble minds, or George and
Billy have been stealing our thunder.
- w, s. s. .
Germany took no chances in secur
ing the greatest efficiency for her
army so. she abolished booze in all
forms, and Germany had been pre preparing
paring preparing for war for more than forty
years. Fort Lauderdale Herald.
Wonder where our contemporary
obtained its authority for this state statement.
ment. statement. That the Germans, both mili military
tary military and civil, consume beer, wine
and spirits in large quantities, is a
fact we never saw disputed before.
,: - w. a a
Some guy with a pernicious desire
to fit i Scripture to the present war,
has advanced the theory that the
Prussians are lineal descendents of
Cain. If so, they have greatly de deteriorated
teriorated deteriorated from their .ancestor, -who
repented the murder of Abel almost
as soon as it was committed. Nobody
has heard of the Prussians repenting
the sinking of the Lusitania or any
of the other murders they have perpetrated.-
i r
. w. a
The fool who 'didn't know it was
loaded has a blood relation in the fool
who sticks his hand into, a hole in the
ground. In St. Petersburg, the doc-:
tors are having hard work to save the
life of a boy who ran his hand into a
hole after a rat and was bitten by a
snake. ; ,. , --
' W. s. S. 'Vv!
The Dutch are between the ; devil
and the! deep sea. They can't use their
ships tied up in American and British
harbors .jand would probably be glad
to let the allied governments have
them, but they do not know what, in
that event, the Germans will do to
-W. S. S. '.
There is no chance that LaFollet LaFollet-te's
te's LaFollet-te's man, Thompson, will be elected to
the Senate from Wisconsin, because
if Lenroot, the republican candidate,
does not defeat him in the primary,
Davies, the democrat, will simply
smother him in the general election.
It is a bad sign, however, that there
are from fifty to sixty thousand cop copperheads
perheads copperheads in Wisconsin.
: w. s. s.
On Friday, the 29th; twelve more of
our young men leave to begin train training
ing training at Camp Jackson. Three are from
Ocala and the others from various
points, in the county. The town should
give them a godspeed that will take
some of the edge off leaving home.
. : w. s. s.-
Ship carpenters at Baltimore de demand
mand demand $10.50 a day, and back their de demand
mand demand with threats to strike. These
gilt-edged wages are not coming-out
of their oppressive and extortionate
employers, but out of you and me,
gentle reader, through the taxes we
pay to our government.
w. s. s. :
It may have been observed that the
Star never advises the generals and
admirals at the front how to run the
war. We have a suspicion that any
soldier or sailor in service knows
more about it than any of the mili military
tary military and naval experts in our news newspaper
paper newspaper sanctums. .
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


Ocala, Fla., March 5, 1918.
The board met at the regular time
and place with all members present
andacting as follows: G. .S. Scott,
chairman, A. J. "Stephens and C, R.
Veal, members, and J. H. Brinson,
Coupon warrant No. 10 in favor of
Mrs. E. J. Cardy for $1400 being due
on March 1, it was agreed to renew it
for two years at A per cent interest,
payable semi-annually as represented
by the coupons attached. Warrant No.
48 was issued in lieu of it.
Minutes of the last meeting were
read and approved.
The Hopewell colored school being
reported in an unsatisfactory condi condition,
tion, condition, it was ordered that the school be
closed at the end of the fourth month
and that as much of the salaries of
the teachers as would be paid for the
last month as may be found neces necessary
sary necessary be applied in repairs to the
Report of the county judge of
hunting licenses collected was pre presented,
sented, presented, showing a net amount deposit deposited
ed deposited to the credit of the school fund "of
$37.50 for the month of February.
The superintendent presented the
resignation of Mrs. Kershaw as
teacher of the Orange Lake school,
and stated that Miss Carrie Billings Billings-ley
ley Billings-ley had been secured to finish the
term. The action was approved.
The superintendent reported to the
board the settlement made with Mr.
S. R. Pyles by ,the assignment of a
note of Mr. Frank Moses for $600
and the payment bf a check for $100
which payment of $700 was endorsed
on the note of Mr. Pyles to the board
for his liability on the bond of the
county, treasurer.
It was agreed to pay Effie Brunson
$3.75 for extra work as monitor- at
Mt. Olive colored school.
The secretary, called attention to
the matter of district elections to be
held and notice was ordered published
as a call for the said elections and
meetings for recommending supervi supervisors.
sors. supervisors. (See notice of election ; else elsewhere);
where); elsewhere); The board adjourned for noon.
Tuesday Afternoon's Session
The board met at the usual time
time and place with all present and
acting. "I
Dr. Dame, district' health officer,
called and discussed with the board
the matter of medical examinations
and the necessity of having an as assistant
sistant assistant health officer to make close in inspection
spection inspection of the schools as to the con condition
dition condition of the pupils' health. The mat matter
ter matter of making appropriation for this
help was postponed for consideration
at the time of making the next annu annual
al annual budget.
The hour of 2 p. m. having arrived
and this being the hour set and ad advertised
vertised advertised for the opening of the bids
for the Ocala district bonds, and Mr.
J. L. Edwards and Mrs. William
Hocker, trustees of the Ocala djstrict,
being with the board, the secretary
proceeded to open the bids and found
them as follows: The Hanchett Bond
Company of Chicago, proposing to
pay $9057 for the issue, and Mr. T.
P. Drake of Ocala, proposing to pay
a price such as would net him an in income
come income of 6 per cent upon the invest investment.
ment. investment. Neither bid was accompanied
by the deposit of certified check for
The Orange
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
. CKUi
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
Crush in the bottle."
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required by the legal advertisement.
The matter was discussed and it was
agreed to postpone awarding the
3 per cent of the amount bid as was
bonds until Saturday, March 16, 1918,
at 10 a. m., when the chairman of the
board and the secretary in consulta consultation
tion consultation with the Ocala trustees were au authorized
thorized authorized to accept the bid that was
most advantageous to the district. In
the meantime, the two bidders were to
be, notified to forward at once their
certified checks to the superintendent
to be held as a guarantee of perform performance
ance performance of the terms of the bid.
The board adjourned for the day.
Wednesday Morning's Session
The board met with all present and
The depository statements were
taken up and that of the Commercial
Bank showed balance at beginning of
month of $376.81, disbursements dur during
ing during the month of $513.75, leaving a
balance at end of month of $223.06.
Among the disbursements was a war warrant
rant warrant for $175 which was payable at
the Munroe & Chambliss National
Bank and this was ordered to be de deposited
posited deposited back to the credit of the
school fund and $250 to- be trans
f erred to the Munroe & Chambliss
National Bank as depository.
The report of the tax collector for
the month was presented and showed
collections for county general school

fund of $3076.72, for bond interest and
sinking funds for Ocala district,
$642.60, Dunnellon district, $35.70,
Citra district $21.96 and for the var various
ious various special tax school district funds,
Report of the Ocala National Bank
as depository was presented showing
balance, at beginning of month of
$240.50, receipts during the month
$2333.14, disbursements during the
month as per warrants returned
$2371, leaving a balance at end of
month of $202.64. There being a re
ceipt to the collector of funds deposit deposited
ed deposited on March 2 of the collections for
February of $3075.22, it was ordered
that a transfer of $2500 be made to
the Munroe & Chambliss National
Bank as depository.
Report from the Munroe & Chani.
bliss National Bank as depository
was presented and showed a balance
of $1900 at beginning of the month
and receipts and disbursements dur
ing the mont has per warrants re
turned which would leave a balance
of $676.62 at close of month.
Reports from teachers were pre
sented and accounts ordered paid.
It was agreed to borrow $5000
upon' ncjte of the board from the Bank
of Dunnellon and to deposit this with
the Munroe '& Chambliss National
Bank as "depository for the general
school fund.
No further business anDearinsr the
board adjourned to meet in regular
session on Tuesday, April 2, 1918.
J. H. Brinson, Secretary.
W. s. s.
(Agnes Scott College Bulletin)
With no schooling of five million,
only 31 won distinction.
With elementary school of 33 mill
ion, 808 gained distinction. 1
With high school education of two
million, 1245 attained distinction.
With college education of one mill
ion, 5768 won distinction.
The person with no schooling has
one chance in 150,000 of performing
distinguished service for his country;
with elementary education, he has
four times the chance; a high school
education increases his chances 87
times, while a college education mul
tiplies them 800 times.
In your country's time of need, will
you do less than your best in render
ing service?
If you will write to the Bureau of
Education, Washington, D. C, and
ask for "The Money Value of Educa
tion," by A. C. Ellis, you will receive
free of charge an interesting pamph
let from which the enclosed facts
were taken.
We will' cheerfully send free to any
person interested in education these
little folders,- our catalogue, book of
views and other Agnes Scott liera-
"W. S. s.
I'd rather lose than play the cheat,
I'd rather fail than live a lie.
I'd rather suffer in defeat
Than fear to meet another's eye.
I'd rather never win a prize
Than gain the topmost rung of glory
And know I must myself despise
Until death ends my sorry story.
What if another never knew
That I had tricked my way to fame,
And all unseen my hand could do
The sunning little deeds of shame?
The stolen prize would not be sweet,
In pride I could not ever show -it;
Men might not know me for a cheat,
But I should ever after know it.
There is no joy in tricky ways.
Who does not justly earn his goal
The price for mch a victory pays,
For shame shall torture long his
What if I could, by cunning, claim
The victor's share of fame or pelf,
And hide from all -the world my
I could not hide it from myself.
I'd rather fail in every test
That win success by base deceit;
I'd rather stand upon my best,
Be what it may, than play the
I'd rather never win men's praise
Nor share the victor's sum of laugh laughter,
ter, laughter, Than trade my self-respect for bays,
And hate myself ever after.
w. a e.
Advertise in the Star.

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

Buy War

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Food is High Prompt Service, Full Weight and Cour-
teous Teatmeng6 with our Ice, and if you don't get
I them, phone us at once.
I Ocala Ice &. Packing Co.


First Class
J. J. Loy, Proprietor
Receive Special Attention

: 12 E. Ft. King Ave:

He who vmstes
a crust of bread

prolongs the vmr



We Have Just Taken In Exchange
Three Maxwell touring Cars.
Two Of These Cars Are As
Good As New
They have Brand new, high grade tires,
and from radiator to tail light, top to bottom,
are in good condition.
If 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 Buick Touring, Heavy car.
One Buick Touring, Light car
Tlte Maxwell Agency
Ocala, Florida.

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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 stove3 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



In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenient in each room. Dining ro-m service is
second. t none.
RATES Froni $1.50 per day per, person to $6.
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Six Years Ago, Thinking She Might Die, Says Texas L&dj, Est Usv
She Is a.Well,v Strong Woman and Praises Cardsi Fc?
Her Recorery.

Royse City, Tex. Mrs. Mary KI1 KI1-xnan,
xnan, KI1-xnan, of this place, says; "After the
birth of my little girl, .'.my side com commenced
menced commenced to hurt me. I had to go back
to bed. "We called the doctor." He
treated me... but I got no better. I
got worse and worse until the misery
was unbearable ... I was in ,bed for
three months and suffered such agony
that I was Just drawn up In a knot...
I told my husband lfhe would get
me a bottle of Cardul I would try It.
I commenced taking it, however, $hat
evening I called my family about
me... for I knew I could, not last
many dzys unless I had a change for
EAsnar oh. eieaeeast
Star ads. are business builders.

Ocala, Florida.

the better. That was six years S9
and I am still here and am a weH
strong woman, and I owe my life to
Cardul. I had only taken half tha
bottle when I began to feel better.
The misery in my side got less... 2
continued right on taking the Cardxl
until I had taken three bottles and I
did not need any more for I was well
and never felt better In my life... I
have never had any trouble from that
day to this. ;
Do you suffer from headache, back backache,
ache, backache, pains in sides, or other discom discomforts,
forts, discomforts, each month? Or do you feel
weak, nervous and fagged-out? If so,
give Cardui, the woman's tonic, a"
trial. j J- 71
Florida and Spanish Peanut Seed
for spring planting. Ocala Seed
Store. 8-tf
w. & 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

5 ? ;-! "SN.

alb! m us

If You Have Any Newa for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
or Two-Seven
The Makin's of the U. S. A.
A plea in song for tobacco for the
boys "over there," written by Vincent
Bryan and set to music by Harry Von
The boys in Yankee regiments have
sox on every leg
But they have no tobacco, nor tobacco
can they beg.
The other allied soldiers are as cun cunning1
ning1 cunning1 as a fox,
They've always got tobacco in their
old tobacco box.
A soldier can not smoke a pair of
So, help him fill the old tobacco
If you are not a slacker, get a sack
. of good tobacco,
And send it to your Yankee soldier
right away.
Send on the old Bull Durham and then
4 hell know you're for him,
Because it is the makin's of the
U. S. A.
Italian smokes are strong enough to
cause a mule to sneeze,
The smokes they capture from the
Huns are like Limburger
You have to wear a gas mask using
smokes made by the French
And English cigarettes will clean out
i any- German trench.
A soldier cannot smoke a powder, rag,
He'd rather have the makin's in a bag.
Goldman-Green Wedding Plans
A wedding of much interest to
many Ocala friends will be the one in
Savannah, Ga., tonight, when Miss
Lillian Green will become the bride
of Mr. Jake Goldman of this city.
The wedding will take place at the
home of the bride's mother, Mrs. A.
Green, on West 39th street, and the
ceremony will be performed by Dr.
Leonard M. Palitz, assisted by Rabbi
Le vine. The ceremony will take place
in the drawing room under a canopy
surrounded by tall palms, with a
background of-Easter lilies.
The bride's gown will be of ivory
duchess satin with an over-dress of
tulle bound with satin and caught up
with orange blossoms. The long court
train is of satin, caught to the shoul shoulders
ders shoulders with orange blossoms. The tulle
veil arranged coronet style
with a wreath of orange blossoms and
falls to the end of the train. The
bodice is of spangled Brussels net,
designed in silver love knots. Her
slippers are white satin studded in
pears, and she will carry a shower
bouquet of bride roses and sweet
peas, and will be given in marriage by
Mr. Ben Weitz.
The bride's sister, Mrs. I. Fodor of
New York city, will be the matron of
honor and will wear a dress of silk
Venetian lace over white satin and a
black lace picture hat. Her flowers
will be Killarney roses. Miss Lillian
Rosener of Montreal, Canada, will be
one of the attendants and will wear
French grey Georgette embroidered
in cut steel and coral beads. Her pic picture
ture picture hat will match and her flowers
will be American Beauty roses.
Mrs. I. A. Horastein will be th
other attendant and will wear a cos costume
tume costume of Pekin blue satin, braided in
the same shade. Her hat will be Lisere
straw with blue trimmings and her
flowers will be Ophelia roses.
( Master Maurice Fodor of New-York
city, will be the page, dressed in a
white broadcloth suit.
' Mr. Leslie Green, the bride's broth brotherwill
erwill brotherwill be Mr. Goldman's best man.
Mrs. A. Green, the bride's mother,
will be gowned in taupe charmeuse
trimmed with silver cloth and Geor Georgette.
gette. Georgette. Mrs. B. Goldman of Ocala will
wear a gown of black charmeuse and
After the ceremony a wedding sup supper
per supper will be served, the color scheme
to be pink and white, and the entire
lower floor of the home will be dec decorated
orated decorated with carnations and Easter
Mr. Goldman and his bride will
leave tonight for Charlotte, N. C,
and from there will go to northern
points of interest. The bride will
travel in a suit of navy tricotine cloth
with a hat .to match, and shoes and
gloves of grey.
Mr. Goldman will bring his young
wife to Ocala in about two weeks and
they will reside with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. B. Goldman, where they will
be iven a cordial welcome by many
Mr. and Mrs. John L. Pollock of
Dubuque, Iowa, have arrived in Ocala
for. a short visit to Dr. and Mrs. L.
H. van Engelken. Mr. and Mrs. Pol Pollock
lock Pollock have been in Jacksonville for
some time to be near their son, who is
stationed at Camp Johnston.
Dr. and Mrs. Rogers of Trenton, N.
J., have decided to locate in Ocala.
They have been at the home of Mrs.
R. L. Bridges for several weeks, but
have leased Mr. W. K. Zewadski's
home on Oklawaha, avenue and will
move there some time next week.
Mr. Zewadski will continue to make
his home there.
Mrs. Alfred J. Beck is expected
from Fort Lauderdale this afternoon,
for a visit to her old home and friends.
She will be accompanied by Mrs. S.
A. Standley, who has been visiting
her daughter; Mrs. W. I. Evans, in
Fort Lauderdale for some weeks.
i Mrs. Claude Kreger and little Miss
Virginia Kreger, who have been with
Mr. Kreger in Birmingham, for near

ly a year, left yesterday for Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, where Mrs. Kreger will undergo
a slight operation at Dr. Rogers hos hospital.
pital. hospital. They will then come to Ocala
to spend two months with Mrs.
Kreger's mother, Mrs. S. A. Standley,
who is now visiting her daughter,
Mrs. W. I. Evans in Fort Lauderdale.

Red Cross Paty a Success
The card party and golf contest
given by Miss Emily Stotesbury Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday afternoon at the Ocala Coun Country
try Country Club was a delightful affair and
a big success, the proceeds amounting
to over $70. Mrs. G. A. Ottmann and
Mrs. Charles Foxin Red Cross nurse
costumes were the cashiers.
Miss Adela Ax made the highest
auction score. and was presented the
prize, a thrift stamp. Miss Onie Cha Cha-zal
zal Cha-zal made the second score and also
received a thrift stamp. Miss Kather Kather-ine
ine Kather-ine Livingston received the same
prize for the highest rook score.
Mrs. Harvey Clark's, guests were
Mrs. W. J. Frink, Mrs. F. R. Hocker
and Miss Mary McDowell.
Mrs. E. G. Peek's guests were Mrs.
J. D. Robertson, Mrs. B. F. Condon
and Mrs. Harry Hall.
Mrs. Henry Livingston's rook
guests were her sister, Mrs. Haralson,
Mrs. W. S. Bullock and Miss Kather Kather-ine
ine Kather-ine Livingston.
Mrs. Christian Ax entertained Mrs.
L. R. Chazal, Mrs. C. S. Cullen, Mrs.
E. J. Crook and Miss Virginia Reese.
Mrs. Walter Hood's guests were
Mrs. Clarence Zewadski, Mrs. J. D.
MacDonald, Mrs. Harry Walters and
Mrs. Liston Ketchum.
Mrs. C. L. Gamsby's guests were
Mrs. N. Hickman, Miss Abbie Munroe
and Miss Minnie Gamsby.
Mrs. H." A. Waterman's rook guests
were her mother, Mrs. J. B. Potter,
Mrs. Albert Gerig and Mrs. Walter
Mrs. W. A. Wilds, Mrs. Peter Mack Mackintosh,
intosh, Mackintosh, Miss Annie Davis and Miss
Lucile Robinson formed another table.
Mrs. George Ford's guests were
Mrs. B. A. Weathers, Mrs. J. J. Gerig,
Mrs. F. H. Logan and her mother,
Mrs. Slattery.
Mrs. R. L. Anderson entertained
Misses Mabel Meffert, Caroline Har Har-riss,
riss, Har-riss, Onie' Chazal, Dorothy and Marie
Hickman, Emma Perry, Sue Moore,
Ruth Rentz, Mary Harriet Living Livingston,
ston, Livingston, 'Elizabeth Davis and Adela Ax,
all A Club members, and Mrs. Homer
Oliver and Miss Hester Dewey. Mrs.
Anderson gave a special prize to her
guests, a war- savings stamp, which
was won by Miss Ax.
In the mixed foursome contest Mrs.
C. H. Lloyd and Mr. Jack Camp were
the winners with a 49.
The contestants drew and played as
Mr. Clarence Camp and Mrs. Clif Clifton
ton Clifton Camp.
Mr. Albert Gerig and Mrs. Jim
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Drake.
Mr. L. G. Ketchum and Mrs. Jack
Mr. Frank Harris, Jr. and Mrs.
Clarence Camp.
Mr. Clifton Camp and Mrs. George
Mr. B. A. Weathers and Miss Louise
Mrs. C. C. Bailey and Mrs. D. M.
Smith also played golf but did not
enter the contest.
In the long driving contest for the
men, Mr. Frank Drake was the win winner,
ner, winner, driving 222 yards.
A beautiful and fitting end to this
Red Cross party was the presentation
of a service flag to the Ocala Country
Club by Miss Stotesbury, the presen presentation
tation presentation speech being made by Rev. G.
A. Ottmann. Rev. Ottmann gave his
address on the veranda where the
cad tables were arranged. His texts
were from the scriptures, and while
his words were beautiful and touch touching
ing touching in regard to the young men who
have so frequently played ion our
links, his talk was very short. The
service flag was then dropped with its
sixteen blue stars, and Rev. Ottmann
prayed that none would ever be re replaced
placed replaced by a gold one. The stars were
for R. L. Anderson Jr., Leslie An Anderson,
derson, Anderson, L. H. Chazal, John P. Cha Chazal,
zal, Chazal, Joe Borden, Norton Davis, R. S.
Hall Jr., B. A. Weathers Jr., Paul D.
Weathers, O. H. Lloyd, S. J. Cook, F.
E. Harris Jr., Drs. E. W. Diggett, H.
F. Watt and H. C. Dozier.
Mr. G. K. Robinson had charge of
the cold drinks which were sold dur during
ing during the afternoon.
Dr. Bryant Will Soon Leave for Camp
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
Griggs of Oxford received, a few
days ago, the following invitation:
"Mr. and Mrs. R. L.. Griggs will en entertain
tertain entertain Tuesday evening, March 19th,
7:30 o'clock, in honor of Lieut. R. H.
Bryant, M. D. Your presence is re requested."
quested." requested." The party was largely attended
and was a most pleasant affair. Dr.
Bryant is a splendid young man and
his friends regret to lose him, but
are proud to know he can well serve
his country.
Thrift Stamp Sale Saturday
The Marion county woman's liberty
loan committee chairman has appoint appointed
ed appointed committees from each church to
sell thrift stamps. Mrs. R S. Hall has
ben made chairman of the Baptist
church committee, and her girls will
sell thrift stamps all day Saturday in
the Court Pharmacy. 21-td
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Are you keeping up with the day's
doings? The Literary Digest, Cur Current
rent Current Opinion, World's Work and a
few others will assist you. THE


Stretch of Breeze-Swept Sand Hat
Been Made to Meet the De Demands
mands Demands of Every Class.
Long Island is the safety valve and
salvation of New York. It is hard to
see how the big city could get through
a summer without this hundred miles
of breeze-swept sand, which It ctn
reach In a few minutes by bridge or
tube or fery, writes Nlksah.
It la a matter of endless admiration
how Long Island has been made to
meet the needs of New Yorkers of
every taste and Income. It has cheap
beaches, where anyone may get a swim
for a quarter, and exclusive beaches
where $10,000 a year Is regarded as
poverty. It has sport beaches full
of cafes and music, and quiet beaches,
where old ladles knit on shady porches.
It has millionaire suburbs from which
the manyxare ingeniously excluded;
and middle-class suburbs with their
neat little cottages, looking like ad advertisements
vertisements advertisements out of paint catalogs
stuck primly In the middle of correct
little lawns; and suburbs for those
who have Just enough money to get
out of town in the summer. Most of
these latter are situated In the lagoon
district between Rockaway beach and
the Island proper. They Btand on stilts
In the shallow water, in the midst of
wide green salt meadows. They are
unpainted, for the most part, but
tanned Into soft grays and purples by
the sea air. They are alive with chil children
dren children and stout fishermen with loDg
poles decorate all the wharves, while
the narrow, channels between the
houses are full of rowboats and little
launches. There Is more picture and
color in this bit of Long Island than
In all the rest of It pu together.
Artificial Comb, Patented by a Woman,
t Enables Larger Output by
the Honey Producers.
Undoubtedly the most Important in invention
vention invention ever produced by a woman was
the machine for making artificial comb
foundation for beehives. The Idea was
originated by Frances A. Dunham, who
patented the contrivance In 1881, says
an exchange.
To produce material for comb build building
ing building is for the bee very expensive. It
uses up at least ten times as much of
her gathered products, bulk for bulk,
as Is required for honey making.
Hence the obvious economy of provid providing
ing providing her with a ready-made comb of
beeswax turned out from a machine.
Another advantage is that all the
cells of the artificial comb are made
of "worker" size, so that the eggs laid
In them by the queen bee (the mother
of the hive) produce workers only and
no idle drones.
The workers build up the cell walls
on the "ground-floor" pattern fur furnished
nished furnished for them, and (barring those
used for brood purposes) fill them
with honey. Being relieved of the
bother and expense of making their
own comb foundation, their output of
money is proportionately augmented.
Rings and Moons of Saturn.
The most distinctive feature of
Saturn Is his unique system of rings,
writes Albert D. Watson in Journal of
the Royal Astronomical Society of
.Canada. These are In the plane of
Saturn's moons, with the exception of
the outermost moon, which Is appar apparently
ently apparently retrograde in motion. The rings
consist of meteors.
From the center of the planet to
the circumference of Its outer ring
there are, first, the 36,500 miles of the
radius of Saturn. From the surface
of the sphere to the inner margin of
the inner rings is 9,000 miles. This,
which Is known as the crepe ring. Is
12,500 miles in width and runs into
the middle ring which Is 17,000 miles
wide. Outside the middle ring Is a
space of 1,000 miles before the oater
ring, 10,000 miles wide, Is reached.
Saturn has ten moons, only one of
which (Titan) is larger than ours. The
first four, like our own and some of
the moons of Jupiter, have been prov proven
en proven to turn always the same surface
towards their primary. As no excep exception
tion exception to this rule has been found, it is
likely that it obtains in the cases of
all moons. u- :
World's Champion Speller.
Prof. David Jones, the' world's cham champion
pion champion speller, retired on a well-earned
pension after schoolteaching for CO
years In Missouri, notes an exchange.
For 83 years the champion issued an
annual challenge Jto all comers to
spell against him. Many tried to
wrest from him his title, but none suc succeeded.
ceeded. succeeded. His record Is 15.000 words correctly
spelled straight oft the reel at one sit sitting
ting sitting without a single mistake. Pro Professor
fessor Professor Jones defeated In spelling con contests
tests contests heads of universities, famous
teachers, scholars, authors, and profes professional
sional professional proof-readers, and his sideboard
is loaded with silver cups and other
similar trophies, won all over the coun country
try country at the once popular "spelling
bees." With him spelling Is an art,
just as music or painting or sculp sculpture
ture sculpture is an art with others. He pounces
on and treasures a rare and difficult
word as eagerfy as an enthusiast does
on a scarce and elusive butterfly.
Wireless Messages.
A wireless telegraph message can
be confused by one who has the same
wave length as the transmitting sta station
tion station by sending out meaningless sig signals
nals signals of the same wave length. A re receiving
ceiving receiving set must be tuned to the same
wave length as Its transmitting set,
when it will not take, up signals of a
different wave length.


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Arthur N. Rou, one of Marion's
brave boys in the naval service, writes
the Star that he is in a training
camp at Jamestown, and expects to be
assigned to a ship soon.
s w. s. s.
Bring us your books for the soldiers
and sailors. THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
w. s. s.
Tickets for Neil O'Brien's minstrels
are on sale at the Court Pharmacy.
This is one of the funniest of shows,
and you don't want to let it pass you.
W. S. 8.-
Our terms strictly cash, our service
the very best. Williams & Fox Auto
Service Station. 19-tf
w. s. &
The store of Christian & Pickson at
Mcintosh was entered by robbers last
night and a few dollars taken from
the cash register. They broke in
thru a window.
. w. s. s.
Ask anybody about our repair
work. William & Fox Auto Service
Station. v 18-tf
w. a s.
The board of directors of the Mar Marion
ion Marion Fair Association will meet at the
board of trade room Saturday at 2:30
p. m.
-w. s. s.-
Our toilet articles are the best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
war savings stamps" with the sav savings.
ings. savings. The Court Pharmacy. tf
-w. s7 S.
Mr. Fitzpatrick of Brooklyn, N. Y.,
is an Ocala vistor for several days,
and will take the Oklawaha river trip
Friday. 1
w. s. s.
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
w: s. s. ;
Rev. Buriyan Stephens, who leaves
for Camp Johnston this afternoon,
came in this morning to tell the Star
good-bye. The Star has found Mr.
Stephens a most helpful friend dur dur-'ing
'ing dur-'ing the past five years, and it hopes
that "when the boys come marching
home," he will be with them;
W. S. SA
.Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service
The Court Pharmacy tf
v. s. s.-
Cotton Plant, March 21. We are
getting fine rains now, which is mak making
ing making tVnnera "trof. n mnvp" nft tlipm.
The farmers are busier than ever be before.
fore. before. Frank Morris is shipping1 cabbagre
plants. This scribe visited his plant
bed Tuesday afternoon and found
three people crawling along on their
hands and knees, pulling the plants.
He was filling a large order for
Mr. W. E. Veal and little daughter,
Lois came up from Wildwood last
Wednesday. Mr. Veal returned on
.'Thursday, but Miss Lois remained as
the guest of her aunt, Miss Carrie'
Barco for a week or two.
Miss Gladys Limbaugh and Miss
Carrie Barco motored to Ocala last
The young folks enjoyed' a sing at
the church Wednesday night. '.
Miss Gladys Limbaugh of Mont Mont-brook,
brook, Mont-brook, after a week's visit her with
Mrs. C. W. Boney at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. W. F. Wilson, returned to
her home Friday morning. Miss
Limbaugh made many friends "here
who will gladly welcome her again.
Mr. Jack Davenport, a former
teacher in this community, is "some "somewhere
where "somewhere over there," doing his bit. He
is with the 20th Engineer corps.
"The eves of an outsider." written
by a good friend of Ocala and read
at a board of trade meeting, recently
was a good one. The city and county
officials should awaken and heed the
good advice.
Our county has some fine and pat patriotic
riotic patriotic men. That was surely a pat patriotic
riotic patriotic act Mr. L. W. Duval did, in de declining
clining declining the race for state senator but
chose to give his time and thoughts
vw v vv vx v iu mo WUU.lfjr ailKA bUvVXl
of war savings societies and the Red
Cross movement.
The city of Ocala is losing two of
its prominent citizens, Mr. W. T.
Gary and Rev. Bunyan Stephens, who
leave to do Y. M. C. A. work for their
country. They will be greatly miss missed,
ed, missed, but we know they can serve their
country faithfully in their chosen
work. Congratulations and best
wishes to these noble gentlemen.
From all accounts Dan Cupid has
been busy lately around the heart of
one of York's leading merchants. We
are listening for the wedding bells.
L. C. Bell of Phoslime spent Sun Sun-.i
.i Sun-.i i
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Neil and chil children
dren children and Mrs. R. W. Ferguson and
daughter of Fellowship, attended ser service
vice service shere Sunday.
Mr. C. A Scandrett and Mr. A. W.
Woodward were business visitors to
Ocala Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Newcomb Barco and
children spent Saturday night and
Sunday with .Mr, and Mrs. V. B. Potts
of Fellowship.
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Veal, Messrs.
Frank and Bruce Morris were guests
to supper of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Rey Reynolds
nolds Reynolds in Ocala Friday evening.
W. S. 6. ;
Buy war savings stamps to nelp
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service.
The Court Pharmacy. tf


Mr. D. E. Mclver received last
night the sad news that his sister,
Mrs. J. M. Durrance, of Fort Meade,
had passed away. He left on the early
morning train to attend the funeral funeral-Mrs.
Mrs. funeral-Mrs. Durrance is well remembered
by her Ocala friends as Miss Mary
Mclver. She was a most estimable
young lady and the news of her death
brings sadness to all who knew her.
She had been sick for a long time, and
her death had been expected daily for
months. She leaves a husband and
five children.
w. s. s.
Marion, the bright little two-year-old
son of Mr. and Mrs. John Clay Clayton,
ton, Clayton, after several days sickness, pass passed
ed passed away last night. The funeral was
held this- afternoon at the hpme of his
parents on Dougherty street: Rev. R.
F. Rogers officiated, and the remains
were laid to rest in Greenwood.
Marion was a bright' and lovable
child and their loss is a sore trial to
his parents. The Star joins their
other friends in 'sympathy with them
in' their great sorrow.
,- W. S. 8.
A letter from George Davis to his
mother, written March 14th, says:
"We are leaving for the other side.
In two weeks from now if we are not
at the bottom, our motorcycle com company
pany company will be somewhere in France.
He said all the members of his com company
pany company were glad to go. His mother
says, "We will hope for the best and
cheer them on.
w. s. s.
Will be Here to Address the Members
of Fort King at Their Meeting
Tomorrow Evening
Sovereign Adviser B. W. Jewell of
Omaha and Sovereign Watchman C.
D. Mills of Jacksonville, will visit
Fort King Camp No. 14, at its regu regular
lar regular meeting, Friday night, March 22.
All Woodmen requested to be present
to meet these distinguished sover sovereigns.
eigns. sovereigns. C. K. Sage, Clerk.
. W. 6. S.
Our high school team will meet its
old rivals, the Gainesville team, at
Hunter Park Saturday afternoon, at
3:30. The defeat our boys, received
last week has stirred" them up, and
they have been working might and
main on their practice this week.
They propose to give the Gainesvills
boys a stiff game Saturday, and
either beat them or make them work
mighty hard for a victory. r
The Star hopes the people will turn
out and give the boys. a good attend attendance.
ance. attendance. They can play a whole much
better to a good crowd, and the town
owes them that much encouragement.
W.. S. 6.-
I have so"ld my'grocery business on
North Magnolia street to D. W. Hall,
and solicit for him a continuance of
theHrade of my friends. If I am in indebted
debted indebted 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 t A. Arabian.
Ocala, Fla., March 19 ,1918.
... .: : w. s. s. ;
Sea Island Cotton Seed, direct from
Edisto Island, just received at Ocala
Seed Store. 8-tf
, -W. S. S.
A good assortment of Fountain
Pens to be had at Gerig's Drug
Store. x 2-20
w. & .s.
Bring us your books for the soldiers
and sailors. We will deliver them;
w. s. s. .- ,"
Popular Superstitions. .'"':
To be born on the first day of a new
moon means that the cjilld will have a
happy life and be rjch. A child bora
"on the second day, will grow rapidly.
A short life Is predicted for a child
born on the third or the sixth day. A
child born on the fifth day will be de
ceitful and proud. .
Birth on the seventh "day means that
a child born will live long, but have
many troubles. The ninth day prom promises
ises promises that a child born then shall have
riches and honors. 'A child born on
the tenth day will live long and be a
great traveler.
A birth on the eleventh day means
that the child will be healthy and
handsome, and if a girl, remarkable
for wisdom. A child born on the
twelfth day of the moon will be dear dearie
ie dearie loved, but have a bad temper.
Watch His Laugh.
The leopard cannot change hl3
spots, nor the laugher his laugh. It
Is as characteristic as his nose or the
color of his eyes. No polish or educa
tional veneer can alter the laugh much
In quality and .tone, although It may
soften it. Yet, even then, in an un unguarded
guarded unguarded moment the old laugh rings or
cackles, or explodes, and the show is
given away.
A man to. be avoided,, to be passed
by on the other side,, Is the man who
laughs without smiling. The man who
laughs like a mask or a ventriloquist's
puppet. His face wrinkles. He makes
a noise. But he is smileless as a
rooster "when cackling. Take It from
me, that man is hard, relentless, cruel,


RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25c.; three times 50c; six times
75c.; one month S3. Payable in advance.
LOST- One large jack screw on the
Anthony hard road about one mile
north of Ocala. Return and receive re reward,
ward, reward, to Ocala Wagon Works or
Nathan Mayo, Summerfield, Fla. 26 6t
FOR SALE Tomato 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. r 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 per-fectfect
fectfect per-fectfect condition. Apply to Auto
Sales Company, Fort King and Mag Magnolia,
nolia, Magnolia, 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
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
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 Anclior
Shoe Holder. Will dye your tans black
if desired. Ladies' work a specialty.
Maxie Jackson, 109 W. Broadway, lm
Don't matter if t broken. I pay $2 to
?io per set, also casn ior oia goia,
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
LOST One dollar bill near postoffice.
If found by honest person, return to
Star office. 15-2t
FOR RENT A desirable six-rrbm
residence; all modern conveniences;
automobile shed. Located close in on
Watula street. Apply to Dr. J. W.
Hood. 2-16-tf
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. 3-2-2-2m
FOR SALE Florida RunnerJPeanuts
at $1.75 f o. b. Martin, Florida. Guar
anteed first class. Address Box No.
37, Martin, Florida. 3-13-18t
'My Optician"
-1 especially offer my services to tLe
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan SU, Park Hotel Bldg..
is all Paint. It costs no more per gal gallon
lon gallon than the Ready-Mixed kind, and
you get two gallons for one.,.'
Ask the dealer or get our color
card for explanation. 6
For Sale By
. Ocala, Florida
Our toilet articles are the best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
war savings stamps" with the sav savings.
ings. savings. The Court Pharmacy. tf
w. s. s.
500 selected titles good books for
the soldiers and sailors at 60c. THE
, vr. s. s.
If you. can't spare your car in the
day, bring it to us at night. Williams
& Fox Auto Service Station. 18-tf
v w. a 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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(Continued from Third Page)
Birthday Party
Little Miss Ethel Mae Rogers, thej
six-year-old daughter, and Roberta, I
the two-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. John R. Rogers, whose birthdays
came on the same day, March 21, are
celebrating those happy occasions this
afternoon at the home of their par parents
ents parents on North Sanchez street. The
guests only include their neighbor neighborhood
hood neighborhood friends, who are Dorothy and
Marion Walkley, Sara and Jennie
Rogers and Masters Charles Rogers,
Fred McDonald, Chester Fort Jr.,
Lindner Fort and Harry Rogers.
After a merry afternoon spent
playing games on the lawn, Mrs.
Rogers will serve the little folks ice
cream and cake.
m a
Subscription Dance
An informal subscription dance is
being planned for Saturday night, to
be given at the Woman's Club house.
At the Temple
William S. Hart, an Artcraft Par Paramount
amount Paramount star, will be seen at the Tem Temple
ple Temple today in "The Narrow Trail."
a a
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.
Mrs. P. J. Theus' friends regret to
hear that she has been on the sick
list for several days
Mr. James Higginbotham of Ar Arcadia
cadia Arcadia is the guest of his aunt, Mrs.
M. J. Sherouse.
. ? a
Mrs. L. T. Izlar is expected home
this afternoon from a visit of some
weeks to her daughter, Mrs. Clifford
Anderson, in Lakeland.
Dr. H. C. Dunn, veterinary surgeon,
stationed at Camp Johnston, is in the
city on a visit to his parents, Dr. and
Mrs. J. H. Dunn.
w. & e.
Telephone No. 97 has been discon discontinued
tinued discontinued and those who wish to call
Whittington's Grocery will please
call No. 108.
- H. B. Whittington.
W. H. Marsh. t
vr. s. s.
. Fort McCoy, March 16. A gentle gentleman
man gentleman and his push came into the fort
last Friday, representing "Punch and
Judy, Puck's Bad Uncle and Pa." A
hand circular was eagerly perused by
our population, advertising a shdw av
the school house that night. For
some reason the show was postponed
until Tuesday night, with a guarantee
to make you laugh, but did not state
where the stunt would be pulled off.
The writer went perambulating after
dark Tuesday night to ascertain
where the throng was bound for. A
rumor had gotten out that the show
tent was being raised over at the new
depot site on the main line, and near nearly
ly nearly everybody, who went can testify to
a ditch connecting the two lakes be being
ing being half full of water. We don't advo advocate
cate advocate shows and don't : have many,
therefore be it resolved, that the next
"show guy" who comes this way had
better be careful he is not mistaken
for the last stunter.
Mr. Charlie Martin and the county
commissioners are to be congratulat congratulated
ed congratulated on the good work, being done on
our future highway from Palatka to
Ocala, via Silver Springs. The fills
are thru grass lakes and the one this
side of the Hammond place is in
better shape than ever before.
Mr. Walter Wilson has been confin confined
ed confined to. his bed more or less this week
with a complication of troubles that
may necessitate an operation.
Mrs. Charlie Martin and Mrs.
Hains Martin were spend the day
Sunday visitors of Mrs. Ella Proctor
at Electra.
Quite a few of Anthony's citizens
passed through the fort Saturday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon en route to thS fishing pre preserves.'
serves.' preserves.' They reported -a. bountiful
fish supper and 75 pounds for Sunday
While politics is being discussed
and new timber for making laws i
hewn out, why would it not be better
to pass a law giving a grand jury
power to try both sides of a man's
case. Suppose Mr. Jones is guilty of
stealing a horse, and it is proven be beyond
yond beyond a doubt. The grand jury finds
a true bill, then comes his trial be before
fore before a petit jury of six of our repre representative
sentative representative -men who in order to be become
come become competent jurors have to solem solem-ly
ly solem-ly swear that there is no evidence of
guilt in Jones, because the law says
so, when it is already admitted by 18
of our representative men that Jones
jis guilty. ;
(A grand jury doesn't admit that a
man is guilty. It finds that the evi evidence
dence evidence against him warrants his being
tried. There is generally a. lot of evi evidence
dence evidence that a grand jury an't obtain.
Beside, its deliberations are carried
on behind closed doors ;and a man
must be tried in open court. We are
afraid our correspondent's: plan would
not work. Lditor.)


To the Pnnlf of the FiftV Tntmal
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.
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 theWhole state.
Respectfully yours, W. J. Crosby.
, Citra. Fla, Feb. 6, 1918.
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.
Summerfield, Florida.
According to my own Inclination
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 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 office
fice office my personal attention. I shall be
thankful for the support of all inter interested.
ested. interested. Very respectfully,
O.iH. (Bob) Rogers.
Lynne, Fla.
To the Democratic Voters of Marion
I hereby announce my candidacy for
Representative and solicit your sup support
port support jn the June Primary. I join
group one (1.) Respectfully,
i S. J. McCully.
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 primary, and subject to
the result thereof.
' Fred L. Stringer.
Brooknville, Fla., March 14, 1918.
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 Mclver
ver Mclver 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. H. Billings.
Citra: J. C. DuPree, chairman, w.
J.. Crosby and J. R. Williams.
Anthonv: A. R. Griffin, chairman,
Geo. D. Pasteur and Harry Meadows.
Summerfield: Nathan Mayo, chair chairman,
man, chairman, H. J. Wall and J. W. Davis.
Belleview: C. A. Tremere, chair chairman,
man, chairman, H. L. Hopkins and A. E. Ash Ash-worth.
worth. Ash-worth. V
Dunnellon: G. W. Neville, chairman,
J. T. Rawls and J. G. Baskln.
i i
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Eddie Ross and His African Harp,
with iht- Vil O'Rrin Minstrels, at
the Temple Theater, Monday, March J


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Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.,
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 7:30 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
H. D. Stokes, N. G.
M. M. Little, Secretary;
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A. M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
8 o'clock, until further notice.
Stephen Jewett, W. M.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
. Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
the, K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. Visitine
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
Tk W. Whitesides, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk
OCALA LODGE NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 2SG, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
' C. W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Crook. Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 1C. Conventions
held every Monday night at 7:30
at the Castle Hall, over the James
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
tu visitirfg brothers.
H. B. Baxter, C. C.
CLs. K. Sage. K. of R. S.
' Regular convocations of the- Ocala
Chapter No.. 13, R. A; M, on the
first Friday in every month at 8 p. m.
J. A. Bouvier, H. P.
Jake Brown. Secretary.
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. --15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows
lows Fellows hall at J7:30 o'clock.
'Clara Morenrfen, N. G.
Georgia Ten Eyck, Secretary.
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
. Mrs. Alice Yonce, W. M.

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