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The Ocala evening star
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and Tuesday.

VOL. 25, NO. 163



Aroerican are Ready- Meanwhile
Their Air Scouts are
"'Active j- v
(Associated Prens)
With the American Army, France,
July 8. -Although the entire front
continues in a state of tensity in ex expectation
pectation expectation of a renewal of the Ger German
man German drive, the enemy effort has not
yet developed. Comparative quiet
prevailed in all American sectors last
night. This morning increased aerial
activity was noted.
Washington, July 8 General Per Per-,
, Per-, shing's communique for Sunday, re reporting
porting reporting a successful raid in the
Vosges in which losses were inflicted
on the enemy, says the day passed
quietly at other points held by Amer American
ican American troops.
Washington; July 8. The army
casualty list issued today contains 50
names: Killed in action, 6; died of
wounds, 13; died of accident and other
causes, 2; wounded severely, 29.
Corporal Charles R. Brantley of
Georgetown, S. C, was wounded severely.-
bishop Morrison in ocala
Ocala was much honored and edi edified
fied edified yesterday by the presence of
B ishop Henry C. Morrison and his
excellent discourse on "Behold the
fowls of the air," and "Consider the
lilies of the field," Matt. 6:26-28. He
said: "Christian life has an active and
passive side." We are much concern concerned
ed concerned over the bread and meat question,
especially at this time, but should not
be so to excess. Life depends on right
activity. Religion is not theory, but
life; -when spiritual respiration
ceases, life ceases. Lifeless churches
produce envy, malice and all evil
things resulting in death. God teaches
us through birds, who never dese desecrate
crate desecrate night hours, in revelry, but go
to sleep early, waking early with
song, awakening others and gather-;
ing food which God has prepared.
Early hours are best hours, to be used
systematically Birds are full of rapid rapidity
ity rapidity they, do their best, then trust
God for the rest. How often this les lesson,
son, lesson, in fact much of the Bible, is
misread! Birds go for their morning
meal instead of waiting for, it. We
complain of the churches being cold
and sermons dry. We must come
down from our perch, save others and
do God's work. Help others and get a
reflex blessing. How many in church
doing nothing when the Master said,
"Go yet unto the t harvest." Exercise
is necessary to spiritual life; the
bird sings under all conditions; not so
man. Cheerfulness is a force; the
gloomy man doesn't succeed; failure
doesn't sing; cheerful men are loco locomotives
motives locomotives pulling upward. David cried,
"Restore unto me thy salvation."
Those who live in the inner circle get
close to God. His children washed by
His blood and cared for as He careth
for the sparrow. Can't we trust him
as do the fowls of the air? Bird life
and lily life are from Godbird life
active, lily life passive. "Consider the
lilies" abiding motionless during life
from earth through roots and the air
above through leaves, our lives unite
with the elements. Consider the de developments,
velopments, developments, beauty and real charac character
ter character which come from the passive side,
of the lily, which is in God's hands,
just as our children are moulded in
oud hands when we nurture them ac according
cording according to His word. There is effic efficiency
iency efficiency back of all beauty. Lilies of
the field despite all exposure bloom
according to His will. We forge this
because of prosperity until reserves
come and we fall back, helpless on the
bosom of Jesus Christ. We are in
world conflict because of our sins.
God can not save the world by earth earthquakes
quakes earthquakes and disasters, only when we
are convicted and humble ourselves
does He by His mercy forgive. As
He 'grew, ministering and serving, so
must we follow His footsteps, even
though they4 lead to the cross. God
didnt bring war. How long must we
bleed, how long must crepe hang
from our doors before we are ready
to repent of our sins. How long must
we deny our soldier boys that mill-
( Continued on Fourth Page)
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Austrians May be Kicked by Germans

Into Another Attack on
the Italians
(Associated Press)
Paris, July 8. A new offensive is
impending on the Trentino front.
Dispatches from Switzerland say
tt at General- Ludendorff personally
visited Austrian headquarters there
aikd hastened the preparations for
another blow against- the Italians.
Considerable reinforcements have
been concentrated at Innsbruck and
And Its Usual Counter Irritant was
Reported from Moscow
'A : Yesterday
; (Associated Press) i
London, July S. A. serious counter
revolution has broken out in Moscow,
according to a semi-official Wolff
Bureau telegram, dated Sunday from
Mo scow. Fight of great severity was
tailing place in the streets between
Bolshevik troops and; social revolu revolutionaries.
tionaries. revolutionaries. A message today from
Ru isian Wireless "S. V C. says that
a counter revolution started in Mos Moscow
cow Moscow Sunday but that it has been sup suppressed.
pressed. suppressed. V MANY ARRESTS MADE
Several hundred Russians, includ including;
ing; including; fthe social revolutionary leader,
Alexandrovitch, have been arrested
in Moscow.
While the third community sing
wa4: not so well attended as the first
two; it nevertheless, drew a large at attendance
tendance attendance and was successfully car carried
ried carried out. '
Between three and four hundred
people were present and the attend attendance
ance attendance would have been larger, but
abo at half an hour before the service
began a threatening storm cloud
came up and probably kept many
away..";':-;v'!V'v:. :ryxix y-
Eric : Collier had decorated the
stag:e with his usual care and good
taste. The decoration was simple and
effective. The big Marion county serv service
ice service Hag was draped across the back of
the stage, and a pretty bouquet of the
flags of the Allies stood in the center
of the footlights, among them that of
Japan, the heathen empire which is
as honorable as any Christian nation
arid far more so than some. In
other places, flags were effectively
The pretty and patriotic program,
as printed in Friday and Saturday's
Star, was carried out to the X letter.
Mrs. Hampton's beautiful i solos and
Mr. Lucas fine songs were greatly en enjoyed.
joyed. enjoyed. A large proportion of the au audience
dience audience helped in singing the various
songs and nearly everybody came in
on the choruses. Miss Irma Blake's
skilled touch on 'the piano was inval invaluable
uable invaluable help.
, It was a very pretty and helpful
occasion, and it is to be hoped there
will be another next month.
Owing to the removal from the city
of W. M. Gober, recorder, notice is
hereby given that a special meeting
of the city council will be held on
Wednesday, the 10th day of July,
1918,7:30 o'clock p. m., for the elec election
tion election of a recorder and assistant re recorder
corder recorder for said city. Applications for
the said positions to be filed With the
city clerk on or before said date.
Thrs the 6th day of July, 1918.
G. A. Nash,
7-6-31; President City Council.
Careful prescription service, using
Squib b's chemicals, at Gerig's Drug
Store. War Savings and Thrift
Stamps sold. tf
Water wings and bathing caps at
the Court Pharmacy. 15-tf



Aiding the Natives in the Work of
Expelling the Invading
(Associated Press)
Rome, July 8. Italian and French
troops in Albania began an operation
Saturday between the coast and the
Tomoricavalley, in which they have
taken more than 1000 prisoners, it is
ofhcially announced. The operation is
still developing satisfactorily. The
Italians yesterday advanced their line
in the region of Colla Prible.
Of the United States Toward Russia
and in Regard to Co-operation
with the Allies
f Associated Press) J
Washington, July 8. Intimations
were given in official quarters today
that formal announcement regarding
the present attitude of the United
States government toward y Russia
might be expected shortly. So far no
official statement of any kind has
been made to throw light on the im important
portant important decision 1 reached Saturday,
when the president conferred with
cabinet officers and army and navy
officials. f
Copenhagen, July 8. The entire
population of the Murman coast on
the Kola peninsula, bordering on the
White sea and Arctic ocean, has
broken with Russia and joined the
entente, according to a dispatch from
Vardol to the Christiania Tidens
Tigen.; A supply of provisions from
the United States has arirved at Mur Murman,
man, Murman, the dispatch adds.
. The many friends in Florida and in
the South, and particulars the hun hundreds
dreds hundreds of friends in ; Jacksonville of
Rev. Dr. William H. Dodge, pastor of
the East : Jacksonville Presbyterian
church, will regret to learn that he is
in a critical condition, that he left
last night for Rochester, Minn., to
undergo a very serious operation in
the Mayo sanitarium. 1
While Dr. Dodge has been seen
down-town the past few days and ap apparently
parently apparently his usual self, a diagnosis of
his case made by several : prominent
local physicians,, resulted in the decis decision
ion decision that his only change for recovery
lay in an immediate operation and he
left last night for Minnesota, accom accompanied
panied accompanied by his son, William -H. Dodge,
Jr., who reached here yesterday
morning from Chester, Pa., as did
also Eugene D. Dodge, from Philadel Philadelphia,
phia, Philadelphia, who is stationed at Hog Island.
Mrs. Dodge, who has been ill for
several days, was unable to accom accompany
pany accompany her husband, but it is expected
that she will be able to take the trip
early next week, when she will leave
for Rochester, Minn., accompanied by
her son, Judge John W. Dodge, of
Dr. Dodge and his family have the
sincere wishes of their many friends
for not only a very successful opera operation,
tion, operation, but a rapid recovery to perfect
health again. A man of strong per personality,
sonality, personality, kindly thought and ; big
heart, and for two score years a pas
tor in this community, he has the
sympathy and good will of hundreds
and hundreds of young and old, who
were in his congregation, as well as
of friends who know him and love
him. Times-Union.
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library. Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
Call phone 108 and let us send up
one of those tempting watermelons
right off the ice. Main Street Market
Norris Candies fresh every week at
the Court Pharmacy. Phone us and
let us send it up. 15-tf
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Support your government but keep your business going full tilt. Protect
your future by making the most of present opportunities. You may have to
skimp somewhere, but it is unwise to skimp your publicity. Allow no one
to persuade you to discontinue your advertising, unless you want to stunt
your business. Call Phone 51 and we will gladly tell you more about it

Unlucky Congressmen Will Not See
their Happy Homes Before

. (Associated Press) -Washington,
July 8. Nation-wide
prohibition as a war emergency
measure, and water power legislation
were urged by the administration be before
fore before Congress, when it went back to
work today with all hopes of an ex
tended summer vacation abandoned.
Legislation to prohibit distilled
liquors and the sale of wine and beer
after January 1st next and to prohibit
the manufacture, of wine and beer
after November 1st next, has been
agreed upon by the Senate agricul agriculture
ture agriculture committee.
Washington, July b. Uthcial cor
respondence discloses that Cleveland
Abbe: Jr., editor of the monthly
Weather Review, was recently drop dropped
ped dropped from the government service and
dismissed because of his well known
sympathies for the Imperial German
The following named men, all from
Ocala, volunteered their services in
the army during the past week:
Louis A. Loos, age' 18; quartermas quartermaster
ter quartermaster corps.
Drew ,D. Balliet, age 19; coast ar artillery
tillery artillery corps.
George B. Chappell, age 18; quar quartermaster
termaster quartermaster corps. ;',;';'. :.;':'" ;-a
Allbranches of the service are
open for volunteers from the ages of
18 to 21 and 31 to 41. Men are want wanted
ed wanted for the U. S. Guards up to; the age
of -50 years. The recruiting officer
has been requested to get the names
of men between these ages and their
occupation and reasons for not volun volunteering
teering volunteering their services either in the
army or navy. .While, talking .to. a
few men in regard to enlisting, the
recruiting officer, asked them why
they did not volunteer and they re replied
plied replied that they did not know, but just
did not want to. Is that patriotism?
We need all the me nwe can get. Ypur
sons are not a bit better than any
one else's.' Every one who is phys physically
ically physically fit for service should enlist now
and get their training and be ready.
There, are several families who
have from one to seven of their boys
in the service and there are several
people Who have boys who are fit for
the army and navy and at the same
time they are telling 'their boys not
to go. We know it is hard for you
to give up your children, but in a
case like this -you' should encourage
them to go and, do their bit with the
rest of the men. '
Some gossipers have been telling
around town that the reason the re recruiting
cruiting recruiting officers are trying so hard to
get men for the service, is that we
get $5 ; for each recruit. I have the
name of one woman and she is liable
to have to prove this statement. All
we get is the same salary per month
as we would receive in the line. She
also has a boy about 19 years of age.
Why doesn't he get busy and enlist?
I would be ashamed to walk the
street if I was physically able to go
and think that some other poor boys
have gone to protect me.
If you are patriotic and do not
want some one else to go and do your
part, just come up and offer your
services.' v.-' :7,JV: S
The government needs you at the
age of 18 as well as 21 or 41, and
especially if you are not engaged in
some 'useful occupation i
I am here to get men for the serv service.
ice. service. If I were to sit down and wait
for the men to come I would never
get any. That is the reason we have
to ask and almost beg men to enlist.
They should be men and get into the
service and do their part. You owe it
to your country.
Help to do away with German kul kul-tur
tur kul-tur and protect your mothers, fathers,
sisters and brothers. Jf you don't
want people to think you are slackers,
come up and sign up.
Charles Aler,
Recruiting Officer, U. S. Army.
Federal Building, Ocala, Fla.
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Relying on the Government, Western
Union Men Stayed on
. the Job "

(Associated Press)
Chicago, July 8. The strike of
union telegraphers employed by the
Western Union, set for this morning,
did not take place, the older having
been revoked by S. J. Konemkamp,
president of the National Commercial
Telegraphers' Union, after a tele telephone
phone telephone conference with Secretary Wil Wilson
son Wilson at Washington. President Ko Konemkamp
nemkamp Konemkamp said union officials believe
they will obtain justice through the
agency of the government and are
willing to wait a reasonable time for
An Annoying and Sometimes Fatal
Disease Spreading Among
the Alps
(Associated Press)
Berne, July 8.An epidemic of
Spanish grippe has invaded Switzer
land and is. spreading rapidly,' attack
ing particularly persons under forty.
Several deaths have occurred among
British prisoners.
ceeding Sets of Puppets
Fail to Dance to Suit
Their Masters J
, (Associated' Press)
Amsterdam, July ,8 The Ukrain Ukrainian
ian Ukrainian government has resigned and M.
Markievitch, a social first federalist,
has been charged with the formation
of a new cabinet, according to a Lem Lem-berg
berg Lem-berg dispatch to Vienna.
July Enlistments in Florida Should
Show an Increase on those
, of June
The Florida recruiting district re reports
ports reports that for the month of June, 302
men applied for enlistment. Of that
number 51 were enlisted by 1st Lieut.
M. J. DePriest, recruiting officer at
Jacksonville, 121 forwarded to the re recruit
cruit recruit '' depot, Fort Screven, : Ga for
enlistment in different branches of
the service and 130 applicants were
rejected for various causes. if:
, While the number of enlistments
and acceptances for, June is satisfac satisfactory,
tory, satisfactory, it is far below the number of
men accepted during previous months
and not in keeping with what Florida
should' do in rallying to the flag at
this time of our struggle for freedom
of the world.
It is the 'patriotic duty of every
red-blooded American to take some
part in this great struggle for democ democracy
racy democracy and every able-bodied ..; man
should feel under obligation to his
country to take up arms. Those who
are unable to take an active part
should feel it their' duty to encourage
the ones physically qualified for en enlistment
listment enlistment and see that they do their
part. A word of encouragement now
and then, is bound to add more men
to our fighting forces. ;
The following branches are open
for enlistment to men qualified be
tween the ages of 18 and 21 and 31 to
41 : Infantry, cavalry, coast artillery,
field artillery, engineers, quarter
master corps and the medical depart
ment. Every expense is paid while
in the service and a monthly allot allotment
ment allotment is made by the government to
dependent parents, wives and. chil
dren.. ;V V'-
Delay may mean defeat. Go to the
nearest recruiting office and enlist to
day. For any information write Re Recruiting
cruiting Recruiting Station, U. S. Army, 53-57
West Bay SW Jacksonville, Fla., or
apply at the recruiting office in ; the
federal building, Ocala.
Call nhone 108 and let us send ut
one of those temptine watermelons
right off the ice. Main Street Market
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Set Their Line by a Sudden Attack
Last Night Astride -.
: the Somme

(Associated Press)
London, July 8.- Australian troops
last night advanced their line astride
the Somme slightly on a front of 3000
yards and several prisoners were
taken, states an official announce announcement.
ment. announcement. German artillery was active
in the Somme res-ion H urine th
night, also north of Albert, in Jhe vi vicinity
cinity vicinity of Beaumont Hamel and on the
r lanaers iront m tne neighborhood of
Bethune. ; v -y x
. Paris, July 8. There wai some ac
tivity last night by artillery on the
westerly side of the Marne salient,
between the forests of Villers-Breton-neux
and the Marne river, it is offi officially
cially officially announced. No infantry en engagements
gagements engagements occurred.
Made Its Existence Felt at the Wash Washington
ington Washington Observatory this
(Associated Press)"
Washington, July 8. An earth earthquake
quake earthquake of considerable intensity, cen centered
tered centered about 2500 miles from Wash Washington,
ington, Washington, probably in South America.5
was recorded. this morning."
Official Order June 29, 1918 ;
No dealer in food commodities in
the state of, Florida shall sell an in individual
dividual individual purchaser more than twenty-
five (25) pound3 Qf sugar for home
canning or" preserving, or, non-com
mercial use, unless the application
for an amount of sugar in excess of
25 pounds is signed by the county
food administrator of the county in
which the purchase is to be made.
Non-commercial ; preserving Or can canning
ning canning is construed to be that in which
the articles so preserved or canned
are used for home consumption and
not intended for' distribution through
regular trade channels. Where the
canning or preserving is for commer
cial purposes certificates must be ob
tained through the sugar department
of the food administration at Or Orlando.
lando. Orlando. The dealer will be allowed to
honor an initial application for t an
amount not exceeding 25 pounds, but
subsequent purchases can only be
made by presentation of the regular
form of certificate bearing the signa
ture or stamp of the county food ad administrator,
ministrator, administrator, who must be satisfied'
that the sugar is intended for and
will be used only forborne canning or.
preserving. All : such applications
when honored must be immediately
mailed to the federal food adminis
trator at Orlando, Fla.
Braxton eBacham,
Federal Food Administrator.
The following named men have
accepted at the United States' army
recruiting headquarters for service m
various branches of the service, since
July I' vv;v,v.-
Henry Woodward, Tampa, sent to
camp at Tampa.
Arthur Stokes, St. Cloud, Charles
E. Adams, Lakeland, Joe K. Webb,
Madison, Hybard B. McNeil, Pensa-
cola, Louis A. Loose, Ocala, Otis E.
Wilder, Trenton, Thomas A. Fletcher,
Branford, and David J. Reddish, HU HU-liard,
liard, HU-liard, Fla., to Camp Johnston.
Frank E. Pearl, Portland Me.,
Cary Taylor, Carr, Donald S. Smith,
Winter Park, Harold L. Wortz, Jack
sonville, John H. Woodward, Tampa,
Sam J. Williams, Miami, Edgar G.
Alf ord, Jacksonville, John L. Hicks,
St. Petersburg, Jamea B. McCollum,
Edwin W. Purvis, Bonif ay, Walter G.
Steely, Flomaton, Green L. Weaver,
Frazier K. Wells, to Fort Screven,
Drew D. Balliet, Ocala, and Willie
F. Nolan, Tampa, to Key West.
Omar J. Reichman, Doddsville,
Miss to Jacksonville.
Have you bought a W. S. S. today?
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, Now that lemons cost five cents
apiece, few people will hand us one.
Our soldiers and our sailors! may
they excel the Hun in everything but
treachery and brutality.
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Tom Watson is very ill in Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, to which place he was brought
from his winter home on the East
Coast some days ago.
One of our leading planters says
the new regulations against vagrancy
are having effect. He had a full force
of men ready to go to work Saturday
morning for the first time in many
Mohammed VI. takes the place of
Mohammed V. as sultan of Turkey.
Mohammed V. was only a figurehead
and his successor is not likely to be
anything else.
All along the western front, the
Allies are expecting the next Ger German
man German offensive, which it is believed,
will, be the most bitter of all. ; The
war is not likely to end this year, but
it will probably be decided this sum summer.
mer. summer. : A balky mule is a bad citizen, but
it's nothing to a balky electric fan on
one 'of these hot nights when you
have to sit under a 32-candlepower
electric light and try to make i people
believe; you can write something in
V It's .! the Star's opinion that if a
"commission" of "business v men,
teachers, mechanics," etc., are sent to
Russia, without an army to accom accompany
pany accompany them, the said business men,
etc., stand a mighty fine chance to be
shot for spies.
. The United States department of
agricu Iture is hard at work trying to
control the boll weevil, with hopes of
success. The boll weevil is becoming
a ii erce threat to Florida cotton. If
it is not checked it may be impossible
tr raise a crop next year.
Says the Lee'sburg Commercial:
"Preliminary steps have been taken
towards unified effort to get the Ok Ok-lawaha
lawaha Ok-lawaha opened into Lake Griffin, com combining
bining combining reclamation with navigation.
The initial work will open -a channel
four feet deep and twenty-four feet
wide, maintaining this level at all
times." ..
A lady, in Jacksonville was search searching
ing searching for a washwoman. She saw a ne negro
gro negro woman sitting on the steps of her
house. V She asked her if she wanted
to work would do washing? To
which the negro woman promptly re replied:
plied: replied: "My husband's a soldier.' I get
thirty, dollars every month from the
government,' I am looking for a
white woman to do my washing."
Palm Beach Post, i
That old story first made its ap appearance
pearance appearance in ; this- country during re reconstruction
construction reconstruction times.
Mr. Wilson, having decided that, the
United States with other Allies will
take action in Russia, it only remains
. to be seen what form that action will
take. In our opinion, an army ad-
. vancing westward along the Siberian
railway and possibly another south southward
ward southward from Archangel, are the ; only
practical expressions action can take.
In case of an advance from Vladivos Vladivostok,
tok, Vladivostok, the movement could be a repe-
, tition of .the international march to
Peking eighteen years ago. The Jap
anese could furnish the bulk of the
force, the moral effect of which could
be added to by the presence of small
contingents of other allied nations,
particularly American. That is, we

suppose. It is believed that Ameri Americans
cans Americans have great moral influence with
Russians, but we are by no means
sure they wouldn't turn against us
and rend us if they could.

The Star has received the following
from the "War Industries Board":
On account of the shortage of ma materials
terials materials the question of the supply of
paper is becoming acute and the use
of paper must be economized to the
greatest possible extent.
It is necessary that all newspapers
which publish a daily and weekly edi edition
tion edition put : the following preliminary
economies into effect July 15, 1918:
Discontinue the acceptance of the
return or unsold copies.
Discontinue the use of all samples
or free promotion copies.
Discontinue giving copies to any anybody
body anybody except for office-working copies
or where required by, statute law in
the case of official advertising.
Discontinue giving free copies to
advertisers, except not more than one
copy each for checking purposes.
Discontinue the arbitrary forcing
of copies on newsdealers (i. e., com compelling
pelling compelling them to buy more copies than
they can legitimately sell in order to
hold certain territory), v
Discontinue the buying back of
papers at either wholesale .or retail
selling price from dealers or agents,
in order to secure preferential repre representation.
sentation. representation. ;
Discontinue the payment of salaries
or commission to agents, dealers or
newsboys for the purpose of securing
the equivalent of return privileges.
Discontinue all free exchanges.
Thomas E. Donnalley,
Chief Pulp and Pper Section.
All these regulations are just and
reasonable in fact, the -Star has
practiced them all its life, except the
last, 'V;:-'-o-v;-
The Star, or any other paper, can
not form more than a half-way. esti
mate of the opinion of the people in!
me state on suite nuaub, uuicss u,
exchanges with the leading state pap papers.
ers. papers.
' The man who framed the clause
about exchanges was either grossly
ignorant of the newspaper business,
or he wanted to put a clog on news newspaper
paper newspaper opinion.' In either case, he is
unfit to hold such a position..
This morning, the various depart departments
ments departments of the government dumped into
our postofflce box six or seven big, fat
letters, each printed on good grade
of paper and inclosed in a good,
strong envelope. We could not pos possibly
sibly possibly use more than a tenth of the
matter inclosed, and some of it, sent
out by the agricultural department,
was entirely imsuited for this latitude.
We suppose this "matter is sent to
every paper in the United States but
we see very little of it in print. If
the government wants to save paper,
why doesn't it prune this superfluous
information? Why doesn't it ask each
newspaper what and how much it can
print, and supply it accordingly?;;
Along- with J the many earnest and
patriotic men who are rserving the
government faithfully and efficiently
are a few butt-headed fools, and it
seems that one of them has got his
work in.
A dispatch .from the. British head headquarters
quarters headquarters in France July 5 says: "All
traditionsof the United States army
for v valorwere brilliantly I sustained
yesterday ins the ,), successful ; attack
made against the, Germans south of
the river Somme when for the first
time American infantrymen . took
their stand beside their, British cous cousins
ins cousins and fought shoulder; to shoulder
with them, against the common foe.
It was a baptism of fire for the
Yankee soldiers on this front, staged
on Independence Day, and they came
through with flying colors fitting
comrades for the famous Australian
warriors whom they were assisting."
A colored man went to a doctor the
other day arid .asked to be examined,
so he could take out! fraternal insur
ance. He gave his age at twenty-two?,
and the doctor asked if he had reg
istered. He said he hadn't, and the
doctor gave i his name to the sheriff,
who promptly sent the man to an answer
swer answer to the federal authorities for
evading the draft. We understand
some of the few colored slackers say
they will keep away from that partic particular
ular particular doctor. That won't do them any
good. All the doctors in the country
and all other citizens, are required to
report slackers.
. Call phone 108 and let us send up
one of those tempting watermelons
right' off the ice. Main Street Market
Ovn Your Own Home
A House and Two Lota
A llouse and 3 Acres
A House and 2 Lot
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay Payments
ments Payments of
-J;';" $10
P mm 5, Holder Block.
Ocala. Florida
PHONES 47. 104. 305


Griner Farm, July 3. Mrs. C. C.
Weeks and children of Palmetto are
up on a visit to a number of relatives
and friends for a couple of weeks.
Knight & Lang of Ocala have
bought the pear crops around here
and have shipped one car. They are
intending to load another car in a few
Last Saturday Mr. R. T. Clark and
Miss Annie Roberts were married at
the county judge's office. They re returned
turned returned to Oak, where they will live,
as Mr. Clark is an employee at the
Also next day there was another
marriage, that of Mr. James Brown
and Miss Ophie Green. They left on
the noon train for their future home.
These two couples have the best
wishes of their friends.
Miss Ethel Young of DeLand is
here on a visit to her father, Mr. R.
One afternoon last week lightning
struck a tree in about ten feet of the
Helton home. Mrs. Helton and the
children were on the porch, but no
injury was sustained, Mrs. Helton
only having been shocked in her right
The railroad is doing a big business
in. beef now, for three head of cows
have been killed in two 'days on the
track. One of them was a fine milk
cow belonging to Mrs. F. W. Webber.
Mr. J. M. Thackerson has returned
home from a few days visit to Jack-
Last Sunday there was preaching
and dinner on the grounds at the
church. It was given to raise funds
for the benefit of some worthy char
ity that your correspondent does not
now recall. I undertsand its was ac accomplished
complished accomplished and that they passed
over with the dinner without the an
noyance of rain. v
The jolly old fourth is at hand, and
I should this will be one sane fourth
around here at any rate, for about all
you can hear is picnic and fish fry.
Tomorrow is a day not to be pass passed
ed passed in altogether a frivolous way, but
our thoughts should solemnly go back
to the same date in 1776 and trust
that some unforseen calamity may
not arise to take that freedom away.
,., Notice is ereby given that 4on the
30th Day of July, 1918,
the underslg-ned will apply to the gov governor
ernor governor of the state of Florida for Ar Articles
ticles Articles of Incorporation under the name
PANY, COMPANY, iipon the following proposed
We, the undersigned, hereby asso associate
ciate associate ourselves together for the pur purpose
pose purpose of becoming incorporated under
the general laws of Florida under the
name and 'style of the MELTON TIM TIMBER
BER TIMBER COMPANY, In accordance with
the following proposed charter.
. . I.
' The name of the corporation shall be
principal place of business shall be
Citra, Florida.
The 'general nature of the business
to be transacted by, the corporation
shall be to own and operate saw-mills
for the manufacture of lumber and the
dealing generally in lumber and tim timber;
ber; timber; and the company shall nave the
right to deal as a lumber broker and
buy and sell' lumber.' and timber; to
operate commissaries and stores, and
deal generally as a merchant, either
wholesale or retail. The company may
buy and sell lands for profit and deal
generally as a real estate agent and
may also construct buildings,, bridges,
roads and other structures by contract
or upon any other terms; and may car carry
ry carry on. do and- perform all other busi business
ness business that is necessary for the purpose
of. carrying out this charter, and not
inconsistent with' the laws of Florida.
''III.-- :
The amount of capital stock author authorized
ized authorized is Fifteen Thousand ($15,000) Dol Dollars,
lars, Dollars, -which shall be divided into 150
shares of the par value -of $100 each,
which may be paid either in cash or by
a conveyance to the company of prop property
erty property of a value equal to the amount of
stock Issued therefor, or toy services
performed and performed for said
The corporation shall exist for a
term of ninety-nine years.
The business of the corporation shall
be conducted by a president vice vice-president,
president, vice-president, secretary -and treasurer, and
a board of not less than threeXdlrec threeXdlrec-tors
tors threeXdlrec-tors to "be elected at the annual meet meeting
ing meeting of the stockholders, which shall
be held on "the first Tuesday, in Sep Sep-tenvber
tenvber Sep-tenvber of each year. The office of
secretary and treasurer may be held
by the same person. J. w. Melton,
president, R. T. Melton, secretary and
treasurer, and H. M. Hampton, vice
president, and the said J: W. Melton.
R. T. Melton and H. M. Hampton as
directors, shall conduct the business
of the corporation until those elected
at the first annual election shall be
The highest amount of indebtedness
or liability to which the corporation
can at any time subject itself is Fifty
Thousand ($50,000) Dollars.-"
VII. : '.'-
The names and places of residence
of the incorporators, together with the
amount of capital stock subscribed by
each are as follows:
J. W. Melton, Citra, Florida, 5
R. T. Melton, Citra, Florida, 140
H. M. Hampton, Ocala, Florida, 5
Witness the hands' and seals of the
incorporators this 21st day of Junt,
J. W. MELTON, (Seal).
R. T. MELTON, (Seal).
H. M. HAMPTON, (Seal).
Personally appeared J. "W. Melton, R.
T. Melton and H. M. Hampton, to me
well known to be the persons, describ described
ed described in and who executed the foregoing
proposed charter, and. each of them
acknowledged to me that they execut executed
ed executed and signed the said charter for the
purposes therein expressed.
Witness my hand and official seal
this the 21st day of June. 1918.
Seal) Notary Public.
My commission expires the 17th day
of-May. 1922. 6-24-mon
( We have the finest porch swings in
town. See them. Welch-Todd Lumber
Co., two blocks north of the union de depot.
pot. depot. Phone 223. 8-tf


(Copyright, 118, Western Newspaper Colon.)
With well simulated surprise, Gerry
Thompson proceeded down the car
aisle to meet his sister's new friend.
The few occasions upon which he had
been privileged to en joy that young
woman's companionship, had not satis satisfied
fied satisfied Gerry's eager state of mind, for
his was an unmistakable case of love
at first sight.
The moment the girl raised her eyes
n acknowledgment of bis sister's
words of introduction, Gerry's heart
had leaped from Its normal position, as
It seemed to have acquired a habit of
leaping ever since at eight of her.
Gloria would be going to the .city to tomorrow,
morrow, tomorrow, Gerry's sister had told him,
and he might take advantage of the
long ride into town to create a good Im Impression.
pression. Impression. So Gerry paused before the
last seat down, and raised his hat in
apparently surprised delight
"So glad to see you," Jhe said, point pointing
ing pointing to the vacant seat at the girl's side.
"May YT And Miss Gloria nodded In
bright assent. y
"The time will pass more quickly
with a companion," she said.
' To such a propitious beginning Gerry
bent his best endeavor. How could he
please her, win her admiring favor ?
Her nearness was most distracting.
Surely he had not realized before her
loveliness. Sidewlse the girl looked at
"Aren't you going to talk?" she
Gerry cleared his throat. He must
be very careful In broaching a subject
of conversation. "Gloria is so well in informed,"
formed," informed," his sister had warned him,
"don'ti make the mistake of starting
any topic you're not sure of. What
was he sure of? Gerry did not know.
In embarrassed despair he drew the
morning paper from his pocket shaking
out its folds. ;
"Bolshevikl," he began, reading from
the printed headlines. v
"Oh I please, the girl protested, Tm
so heartsick of war. Just here, flying
along through these glistening snowy
field can't we talk of something else?
Hurriedly Gerry turned the page. He
had blundered af first effort Over in
this section of woman stuff he might
find surer ground. Gloria leaned closer
to smile with him at an absurd pic pictured
tured pictured fashion. He felt encouraged to
read feelingly a sentimental poem, but
the girl laughed.
"Doesn't seem to fit In with my mood
today, she told him. Then her eyes
took on a glint of Interest "What a
the story? she asked. v
Gerry read the title disgustedly.
" Hoses and Thorns. By Richard Gold Golden.
en. Golden. Of course, he added, "If there Is
anything particularly inane, that fel fellow
low fellow writes It ; sometimes I read his
silly yarns on the way homesuch
rot ,.-:VKv ; : .-.
"Why,, inquired his companion, "do
you read them if they are so foolish?
Gerry shrugged his shoulders "To
pass the time, I suppose,' he said ;
"but can you fancy a person like that
for well, a llfemate?'
"Why not?" questioned Miss Gloria,
wide-eyed. ,
"Romance is all very well In Its
.way," Gerald told her, "but to be con constantly
stantly constantly associated with, one of these
'dreamer of dreams' not for me I"
Gazing from the car window the girl
considered. "The poor writer may be
a well-meaning kindly soul," she
mused, "not as aggressive perhaps as
some conceited young business men.
"Gerry was subdued; the rest of the
ride passed In strange Intermittent
silence. -
Miss Gloria held out her hand with
a frigid little smile.
"Good afternoon, Mr. Thompson,
she bowed in dismissal. Gerry strode
along moodily. He had Intended to In
vite her to lunch with him during thlsl
shopping tour in the city and now it
was all ended. That "knock" of hers
about a "conceited young business
man," had- evidently been given to
chide his assurance Well, he would
pass the afternoon at a movie, and
meet her on the train going home.
Girls were queer. He might then In
humbleness be able to reinstate him himself.
self. himself. His eyes sought her out before
she had fairly selected her seat upon
the homeward Journey, but an Intellectual-looking
youth forestalled him
as fier companion. It was only at the
station before the last that the man
lingering unnecessarily over the girl's
hand, bade her good night and depart departed.
ed. departed. Gerry's humbleness had vanished
as he dropped Into the coveted seat
T suppose you will be able to bear
my presence for the few remaining
miles," be remarked sulldly.
"Won't bother me at all," the girl
assured him, "I'm going to read the
story In the paper Richard Golden's
rotten stuff, you know."
Gerry leaned suddenly forward.
"Why," he asked severely, "were you
so cut up over what I said about that
fool writer1 anything to do with that
fellow who has just gone?"
Miss Gloria looked straight into his
eyes : "No," she replied, "I am tjie
fool writer, Tm Richard Golden.".
For a long moment they sat gazing
at each other.
Gerry murmured helplessly : "Can
you ever forgive my senseless prattle?
Some time will you let me try to teach
you to care as I care, Gloria?"
From beneath her lashes the girl's
eyes twinkled up at him.
"It may be possible," she said
thoughtfully, "that all young business
men are not aggressively conceited.
Anyway, I'm willing to learn." And the
appealing little hand upon the car seat
was clasped in Gerry's strong one.

That is not a loyal thing to do, of course, and few of us realize
that we are helping the enemy when we waste money. Pretty hard
to define what waste is. ; Gne man's waste may be another man's
economy. In a general way, wa3te in war time may be defined as the
buying of anything net essential to health and efficiency. Every
dollar one spends for unnecessary things commands goods and ser services,
vices, services, that is, labor and materials, reeded by the United States Gov Government
ernment Government for war purposes. Ani, if you invest the money you save
in War Savings Stamps, you are again helping by. loaning your men-
ey to your Government v

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If You Have Any News for this De
partment. Call Fire Double-One
or Two-Seven
As I Go on My Way

My life hall touch a dozen lives be- church last evening, m which the con confrere
frere confrere this day is done gregations of the city and their pas pas-Leave
Leave pas-Leave countless marks for good or ill tors welcomed into their midst the
ere sets this evening's sun. new pastor of the Baptist church,
Shall fair or foul its imprint prove, was abounding in love and good fel-
ci. ii iOT1 6 my v 2 n : lowship which characterized the spirit
Shall, bemson my impress be, or shall , ,
a blight prevail? if h e uvr' Mr John Edwards m-
... - itrodueed the speaker and Rev. John
When to the last great reckoning the j R. Herndon, dean of the ministerial
lives I meet must go, 'association, ,in well chosen words
Shall tfcis. wee, fleeting touch of mine j heartily welcomed the new pastor.
cv, ti wave added joy. or woe? jMr. Herndon also paid a worthy tri tri-Shall
Shall tri-Shall He who looK3 their records . ,

o'er of name and
time and-
Snv "Hsrp a hlexivcA inflnpnro cmp i
: or iiere 13 evil s trace :
, ., .
) . . 1 I
n Am hit "ir ti Airtr at AtiTOflr t ttt tt i
, life with other lives
Flows ever that which helps the one
. f v A .
wno ior tne summit strives.
The troubled souls encountered does
it sweeten with its touch,
Or does it more embitter those embit embittered
tered embittered overmuch. y
Does love through ; every handclasp
flow in sympathy's caress ?
Do those that I have greeted know a
newborn hopefulness?
Are tolerance and charity the keynote
of my song
As I go plodding onward with earth's
eager, anxious throng ?
My life must touch a million lives in
some way ere I go
From this dear world of struggle to
the land I do not know.
So thit; the .wish I always wish, the
prayer I ever pray:
Let my life help the other lives it
touches by the way!
Strickland Gillilan.
. Meadows-Taylor
Home on a furlough from-' Camp
Jackson, Corporal Oliver Meadows
greatly surprised his many friends
by leading to the altar pretty- Miss
Madie Taylor. The marriage took
place at the home of the bride's par parents,
ents, parents, west of the city, Rev. Wm. H.
Wrighton performing the ceremony
and using the ring service.
Mrs, Meadows is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Taylor and well
known in Ocala, where she has many
friends. v ?
Corporal Meadows is a son of Mr.
and Mrs. H. H. Meadows of this city.
He left today for Camp Jackson and
from there will soon leave for France.
The bride and groom have a host
of friends in Marion county who wish
for them a long and happy married
life, an dalso for the groom a speedy
return from France.
Mrs. B. F. Borden and children left
Saturday for a stay of a month at
Daytona Beach.
Miss Maud Brown of Anthiny
the pretty and attractive guest
Mrs. II. W. Luff man of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Will Mc Arthur of
Trenton, are gtists of Mrs. E. A.
Osborne, having arrived yesterday.
After a. brief furlough spent at the
nlse. with his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
.C. KTiiiwit, Mr. Edward Connor
has returned to., his ship.
The W. S. S. booth at Peyser's,
which is in charge of-Misses Henriet
ta Livingston, Irene Tompikn, Car Caroline
oline Caroline and Babette Peyser, sold $15!.86
worth of stamps late Saturday afteK
noon. 'r -;
.. C
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Tompkins are
enjoying a visit from Mrs. Tompkins
brother, Mr. W. A. Scott, wife and
three children of Deerfield, .who arriv arrived
ed arrived for a several days visit today.
Second ward Bible study class
meets with Mrs. A. E. Long, opposite
the home of Mrs. F. E. Harris, Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Sub Subject,
ject, Subject, "The Second Coming" of Christ."
Miss Irene Denham of Gainesville,
daughter of Mr. Will Denham, who is
the guest-of her aunt, Mrs. M.; P.
Knoblock at Martin, was an Ocala
visitor Saturday, coming in with Mr.
and Mrs. Veroer Knoblock.
Miss Willard Bishop of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, who is the guest of her sister,
Mrs. E. Ti. NefT of Anthony, is the
guest of Miss Maud Brown at the
home, of her sister, Mrs. H. W. Hoff Hoffman
man Hoffman of this city.
Mrs. H. A. Meadows and daughter,
Julia, and Mrs. Charles Turner of
Anthony and Mr. and Mrs. R. H.
Buhl of Shady, were, representative
visitors from their section in Ocala
Mrs. Ij. T. Izlar will leave for
South Carolina tomorrow for a sum
mer's visit among friends and rela relatives.
tives. relatives. Mrs. TrAar will be greatly
rfii?sed in the '.town, of her adoption
and will bo-triad! v welcomed on her
return in the fall.
Mr. Curtis Connor left Saturday )
for a viit to ns parents in Jackson- J
ville, after a :-hort visit with relatives;
hre. Curtis has Just arrived from
Rhode'- Island training camp, where
he is in the medical corps. Mr. and!
Mrs, Connor and sons will return to ?
Ocala next week.

At the community, sing yesterday Careful Estimates made on all Con Con-nftemobn,
nftemobn, Con-nftemobn, the orettv little town of tract wor. Gives More and Better

i Mcintosh was represented by the fol
blowing parties: Mrs. F. Taylor, Mrs.

son, James eMans ana Mrs. 3iordicaej
f.isr All famo nvi" m ("!1t and rp.
turned to Mcintosh
ning service.
in time for eve-
A Welcome to Mr. Wrighton
The union service at the Baptist
vauua, ftev. v itguwu &
native land. Among other pertinent
illustrations. Rev. Herndon said h
it i : i t j -1 1 r t
naa ior many years looKea wim pnue
upon the country from .1 which Mr.
Wrighton came, he had given the
wrork accomplished there close atten
tion and greatly admired the un
daunted spirit of the people arid that
he knew Mr. Wrighton would bring
to Ocala a message of vigor and he
asked for the prayers of our people
for a long and useful pastorate.
Rev. Smith Hardin of the Metho
dist church also gave a welcome in
behalf of his congregation in a few
tersely spoken words winch, were in
brief that he was glad to "mix with
the Baptists," that he made it his bus
iness not only to "stir up by way of
remembrance, but by way of words."
He asked for complete co-operation,
for there success would always be
found, and if the town would pray
daily for its ; pastors, we w:ould soon
have- the greatest town in Florida, in
good will and glory to God."
Mr. Wrighton took his text from
the First Epistle of Corinthians, 1st
chapter, 23d verse: "We preach
Christ crucified." His words possess possessed
ed possessed a superabundant fullness of the
love .of Christ, which completely filV
ed the soul of his listeners and drew
all hearts warmly to him. f (
The united choirs of the city gave
a beautiful musical program. Mr.
Baker sang an exquisite solo entitled,
"Alone," which was greatly enjoyed.
( Continued on Fourth Page)
It is an old maxim that tire is
good servant but a hard master.
Shakspere wrote: A little fire is
quickly trodden out; which, being
suffered, river's cannot quench.
If the following precautions are
taken, fires from accident or span span-taneous
taneous span-taneous combustion will seldom, occur.
Keep your, house, store or factory
cleani 3: ".-:;. ,.' :'; '" v..-. .' "-'
Don't allow rubbish such as paper,
cobwebs, old clothing, boxes, etc., to
accumulate in closets and unused
Dont run your stovepipe through
a wooden partition or through the
roof without "proper protection.
. Don't put ashes in wooden recep receptacles
tacles receptacles in or about your premises.
Don't keep matches in any but
metal or earthen safes, and when you
light one never throw it on the floor.
Don't allow smoking in proximity
to inflammable merchandise or ma material.
terial. material.
Don't close up your place of bus business
iness business before going-over the entire
premises to see that all fires are safe
or extinuished. :1:
Don't forget that carelessness and
negligence are the cause of over two two-thirds
thirds two-thirds of all fires.
Don't forget that In case of fire
call4ie fire department first; then do
what v!i can to extinguish fire
' Notice
Find out the number of the nearest
firelplug ot youfesidence or place
of Business and givcat in turning
m an alarm, r iremen don't know
where everybody lives. J
ueo. u. Chambers,
Chief Ocaja Fire Dept.
and one gallon tf Pure Raw Linseed
Oil make two gallons of the best and
most durable Pxire Linseed Oil House
Paint obtainableat a cost of from
$1.15 to $1.45 per gallon according to
the price of Pire Linseed Oil in your
locality. 1
Get one of rUr 2-4-1 color cards,
which explain the quantity of Paint
you will need,
Jt'or Sale By
(With Weihe Co., Jewelers)
'. Phone 25
South Side of Square
! Work for the Money than any ether
contractor in the city.

DlsCTLY was not "-

D. .
a Few Tntngs
Wrong With Man Who Had Be Be-lieved
lieved Be-lieved Himself Well.
There was recently an article In the
American Magazine in which a writer
j told how to live and linger longer. In
one part of it, the author told of a man
who thought he was O. K. until he waa
examined by a doctor. This la what
the man said:
" My arteries had thickened. (The
letter had stated that, but it meant
nothing to me.) That la, their cover covering
ing covering had grown thicker and leas elastic.
In a healthy man they wouldn't have
begun to do this until forty years or
more. If they kept on at the rate they
were going they would be stiff bef ere
many years. "Pipestem" arteries he
called them. That meant a disturbance
in the circulation that had already be begun
gun begun and had already threatened my
heart. More than that, these defects
in circulation had thrown a heavier
burden upon my kidneys. Constipa Constipation
tion Constipation and its results, that is, the reten retention
tion retention of poisons in the body, had put
another load on the overburdened kid kidneys,
neys, kidneys, until the excretions from them
showed pf ainly that they couldn't carry
that load and work welL And then,
tov cap the whole thing,' I had a tooth
that was suspicious. It had all the
earmarks of one with an abscess at the
root. It would take an X-ray to make
certain, but If there wis one there It
meant that pus from that was drain draining
ing draining through my body and adding; to Its
Credulous Man Labored Under Mis Misapprehension
apprehension Misapprehension When He Gave Up
His Seat in Car.
It had been the credulous man's busy
day. Furthermore, his stenographer
was out with smallpox, and the credu credulous
lous credulous man's own vaccination was just
beginning ta "take. So when two
ha ndsomely gowned women ; boarded
the car near Tenth and Baltimore, the
credulous man resolved for once to re renounce
nounce renounce chivalry and keep his seat. For
some reason, however1 perhaps with
that womanly Intuition we hear so
much about -the two women chose the
back of the credulous man's seat to
cling to, and there to carry on their
lamentations against selfish masculin masculinity.
ity. masculinity. "I never put in' such a day before
in my life," sighed the first ; "Nor L"
agreed the other. "Such a crowd of
wild, wrangling women I never saw.
It was too much for the credulous
man, whose particular weakness Is for
the poor tired creatures who serve the
bargain hounds. "Won't you take my
seat?" he said, rising wearily and mak making
ing making way for his seatmate, forced to do
likewise. "Thanks," said the women,
shortly. Comfortably seated, one of
them opened her handbag and brought
forth two little green slips of paper.
"I guess we don't need these any
more," she said,' and cast them on the
floor. The letters the credulous man
made out on the slips were: B H 8
and "R H 4, "Wed Matinee. Kansas
City Star. .''...'.'.
The Thirteenth Juror.
What is the influence of the thir thirteenth
teenth thirteenth Juror upon the other twelve
Jurors? asks Willis Barnes in Case and
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Comment Here are twelve men s
lected from the ordinary walks of ltfev;
commercial or Industrial rarely from
professional life. The only impressive
faculty they are supposed to have is a
sane mind capable of a common-sense
conclusion upon facts submitted, and
that each man's mind will be brought to
a unanimous conclusion, but in the ef effort
fort effort to accomplish this the thirteenth
Juror takes a part; he Is looked upon
as one learned in the law and neces necessarily
sarily necessarily learned in the skillful analysis of
evidence; the Jury listens to this an analysis,
alysis, analysis, and the color put upon It by one
.who knows what he is talking about,
and when the twelve Jurors retire to
the consultation room they carry with
them a mental Influence so impressive
that it cannot be easily dismissed; It
enters Into and necessarily becomes a
part of the evidence they are called
upon to consider. -''
Bohemia's Sufferirlga. ;
Bohemia went through some of the
most barbarous of the German re religious
ligious religious wars in the sixteenth and sev seventeenth
enteenth seventeenth centuries. Between 1617 and
1637 the Bohemian population .was re reduced
duced reduced from 3,000,000 to 780,000 by the
ravages of execution and exile, says
Richard Wllmer Rowan In World's
Work. The Czech language was ban banished
ished banished from the Bohemian school room
in favor of the German by the other otherwise
wise otherwise liberal Maria Theresa Just two
years before our American declaration
of Independence. Czech rioting signal signalized
ized signalized the upheavals in 1848 that drove
MettenMch and his fellow reactlonariea
to a timely seclusion. Yet the Aus Aus-glelch
glelch Aus-glelch or Austro-Hungarlan compro compromise
mise compromise of 1867 found Bohemia still re refused
fused refused the national recognition It demanded.

One's Friends.
On an around-zero day, Rosarlo was
walking' home from work with a
friend. They met a newsboy, and Ro Ro-sario's
sario's Ro-sario's friend asked Rosarlo to lend
him a cent to buy a paper with. So
Itosario took off his gloves, unbuttoned
his J overcoat, sweater and coat, and
shlveringiy extracted a cent from his
waistcoat pocket. The paper was
bought. Then a block or so farther
on they entered a store to make a pur purchase.
chase. purchase. .,
And in the store Rosario's friend re returned
turned returned the cent he had borrowed. He
explained that It was too cold to take
his glove off and get it when they were
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Jules Cohn now has a good position i
in New York ritv.
Mr. M. L. Mershon is home on a
brief furlough from Camp Sevier.
Mr. Max Israelson left yesterday
afternoon for a his business trip to
New York.
Mr. Charles MacLucas, who has
been ill for some weeks, is somewhat
better today.
Messrs. William Long and B. D.
Blackburn returned Saturday from a
short business trip to Tampa.
Mr. T. S. Mathews of Reddick, who
has been ill for several weeks, is, we
are glad to say, able to be out again.
Mr. Troy B. Rhea, a commission
merchant of Southerland, who has
been spending the past several days
in Ocala, left yesterday for Jackson Jacksonville.
ville. Jacksonville. V.
Mr. Walter Bishop, who has been
visiting his family in Reddick and
friends in Ocala during his brief fur furlough,
lough, furlough, returned yesterday to Hamp Hampton
ton Hampton Roads. .'
Mr. D. E. McIver returned Satur Saturday
day Saturday night from his visit to Hot
Springs. Mr. Mac is feeling much
better and everybody is glad to see
him home again.
Ernest Roberts, one of the young
selects who went to Camp Jackson
two weeks ago, did not pass final ex examination.
amination. examination. He received an honorable
discharge and returned home.
Our prescription department offers
you the best in PURE DRUGS and
CHEMICALS. Your doctor will tell
you. Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. 15tf
The county judge has issued mar marriage
riage marriage licenses to the following Solo Solomon
mon Solomon Smith and Miss Mamie Mae
Moore; James Thomas Lee and Miss
Gertrude Forsyth; Clarence D. Rog Rogers
ers Rogers and Miss Lena Barrett. s
Phone No. 451 Is the American
Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie proprietors,
tors, proprietors, the best in the city, at the union
passenger station. 16-tf
Laurie Benjamin, Marion Bray and
two or three other former Company
A boys, are now with a picked regi regiment
ment regiment at Camp Mills, New York. They
expect to leave for France in a few
days. Marion has recently been made
a corporal.
At the Red Cross rooms in the
postoffice this morning were present
only Mrs. D. C. Stiles, Mrs. A. T.
Thomas, Mrs. Jones, Mrs. Jake
BroTn, Mrs. Bittinger, Mrs. S to vail
and Mrs. Van Engleken. There were
present half a dozen at 2 p. m., and
we hope the number increased before
quitting time. Miss Theo Wallis
had but one member for her class in
surgical dressings. Ocala has done
mighty well until lately. Let's hope
the town" won't get the dieback.
n i i i i i
Nunnallys Candies fresh every
week at Gerig's Drug Store, where
you can also get Thrift Stamps, tf
About Your Errors.
Remember that to .change thy opin opinion
ion opinion and to follow him who corrects thy
error Is as consistent with freedom as
It Is to persist in thy error. Marcus
AurcJlus. ::. :
Candler, July 2. Messrs. Warren
Holtzclaw and William Brown, the
latter a trustee of the school; who
have been energetically conducting
the W. S. S. drive in this precinct,
conducted the meeting in the school
house Friday afternoon and had the
gratification of securing pledges to
the amount of $1760. V
Messrs. Harry Baxter, Philip Fort
and Peter Fort motored to Half -moon
Lake in the former's car recently, to
keep up their reputations as expert
nimrods. I --":'-:;':
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Marshall have
as their guests their daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Hary Marshall and two sons, of
Bartow. ; 'j';
Mr. Sylvester, wife and mother are
moving into the Ains worth house, re recently
cently recently vacated by Mr. Hall.
Mr. D. D. Hall and daughter. Miss
Mary Hall, have returned to their
former home in Vermont.
Mrs. Janie Pritchett has purchased
of Dr. Belcher his pretty black horse
and wagonette.
Mrs. C. H. Matthews and grand granddaughter,
daughter, granddaughter, Mary Elizabeth Yancey,
who have been visiting relatives at
Fort Lauderdale for some time past,
returned home Saturday.
Copious showers the past week,
corn and cotton looking super-fine.
This has been a good year for crops
in this section.
"Turn a Deaf Ear
To be able to hear well Is a great
blessing, but one should be able to
"turn a deaf ear" to what Is unwise or
unfit to hear. If the angry words that
Btlr up strife, or the harsh, critical
words that hurt one's feelings, or de defame
fame defame another, never found listeners,
how much less, pain and trouble the
world would know. Learn to use the
"hearing ear" and the "deaf ear" upon
the right occasions. Exchange.


Today: Sessue Hayakawa in "The
?5cret GamMe" and West
I Tomorrow: Pathe News. Mae
Marsh in "The Face in the Dark."
Wednesday: Dorothy Dalton in
"Love Me." Chapter of the patriotic
serial, "A Daughter of Uncle Sam."
Thursday: Mutt and Jeff.
Friday: Pathe News. Lina Caval Caval-ieri
ieri Caval-ieri in "Love's Conquest."
At a meeting Wednesday night in
behalf of the home guard of Ocala, a
special meeting was called for 8:30
this evening to organize, so it is
urged that every signer of the peti petition
tion petition be present and any one else who
we have failed to see is requested to
be present. The following list will
speak for itself, so if an yof your
friends are' on this list and you wish
to be also, please be with the boys
Monday night at 8:30 at the board of
trade room:
H. H. Whetstone, W. A. Wilds, G.
N. Looney, C. V. Roberts, Jake Gold Goldman,
man, Goldman, J. A. Rentz, Chas. B. Rawls, T.
H. Wallis, R. Shaw, T. S. Trantham,
John R. Preer, H. Fennell, Sam A.
Phillips, M. L. Reynolds, Foy Car Carroll,
roll, Carroll, Thelbert Troxler, J. B. Hamp Hampton,
ton, Hampton, Everett C. Metts, Lester Lucas,
J. J. Blalock, W. L. Dixon, H. W.
Hoffman, S. M. Lummus, M. M. Car Carter,
ter, Carter, Otis Green, A. E. Seipp, W. M.
Palmer, J. Chas. Smith, Max Israel Israel-son,
son, Israel-son, Fred Malever, H. B. Whitting Whitting-ton,
ton, Whitting-ton, N. B. Sheaney, Robert Blake, W.
M. Avery, A. M. Davis, H. I. Thomp Thompson,
son, Thompson, N. T. Mitchell, H. E. Leaven Leaven-good,
good, Leaven-good, C. A. Harris, Jake Brown, G.
A. Nash, Dr. C W. Moremen, Dr. J.
W. Hood, L. T. Craft, C. E. Simmons,
J. P. Galloway, Dick Stroud, F. E.
Gates, Barney Spencer, L. W. Pon Ponder,
der, Ponder, D. E. Busier, W. M. Parker,
Thomas Proctor, Glenden Hall, A. S.
Burgess, C. F. Flippen, Ross Turner,
W. S. Fielding, Haywood Bridges, G.
G. Chambers, Wellie Meffert, C. E.
Armstrong, John Batts, J. J. Pyles,
J. G. Swaim, A. C. Cameron, L. C.
Bailey, D. B. Mayo, L. ,B. Sanders,
William Hall, W. P. Huckaby, DC.
Stiles Jr., H. M. Hampton, B. F. Bor Borden,
den, Borden, W. H. Thompson, F. R. Hocker,
W. U. Norwood, W. E. Melson, H. A.
navies, iiici jcetguauu, ty v
Stripling, N. R. Dehon, H. P. Bitting,
M. H. Temple, Harvey Clark, E. C.
Bennett, C. R. Tydings, J. M. Gil Gil-more,
more, Gil-more, E. R. Colby, C. W. Hunter.
Martel, July 3. This is an ancient
correspondent but it looks like our
young folks are too busy to notify the
public that we are yet on the map, so
here is a poor attempt by an old fel fellow.
low. fellow. If this escapes the wastebasket,
we will try to keep you posted "regu "regularly
larly "regularly as to our doings.
- Mr. Percy Thigpen has just return returned
ed returned from Jacksonville", where he has
been combining business with pleas pleasure.
ure. pleasure. Mrs. C. Sutherland and Mrs. Will William
iam William Harrell and two bright children
are visiting their parents, Mr. and
Mrs. B. L. Freyermuth.
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Fennell and fam family
ily family have taken up their abode in our
midst and are located in what is
known as the Hampton house.
, Mr. and Mrs. Miles Fennell have
moved into the residence recently va va-cated
cated va-cated by Mr. Lollie and family. We
welcome all new comers.
i Our Sunday school is beginning to
flourish once morse since our efficient
superintendent, Mr. B. G. Lake, has
taken charge. Mr. and Mrs. Lake are
earnest workers in this great cause
and we hope everybody will come out
and help boost our Sunday school.
We were glad to have some of our
Cotton Plant neighbors with us last
Sunday in Sunday school. Those
present were Miss Carrie Barco and
Mr. Clarence Woodward.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Smith and
charming young daughter, Bernice,
are planning to spend the fourth in
Orlando. '' v;;.' . .;
Mrs. B. B. Register and sons,
Brooks' and Emory, and Mrs. B. G.
Lake and sons,' Morris and Benjamin,
are anticipating leaving in a few
days for pleasant vacations in various
parts of Georgia.-
Our prayer meeting which was or organized
ganized organized by Dr. and Mrs. Wm. H.
Wrighton of Ocala, a few weeks ago,
is progressing nicely and will be led
by Dr. Wrighton Thursday evening at
8 o'clock. Let's all go and lend a
helping hand. :
We don't know whether it is Uncle
Sam or Cupid that is making our
young folks so busy these days, ; but
methinks the wedding bells will soon
the chiming on every street and hill
and valley. Get ready, Mr. County
Mr. R. S. Thigpen of Valdosta, Ga.,
is spending a few days with his
brother, Mr. Percy Thigpen.
Economy and Waste.
"Economy is the parent of Integrity,
of Liberty and of Ease; and the beau beauteous
teous beauteous sister Temperance, of Cheerful Cheerfulness
ness Cheerfulness and Health ; and Profuseness Is
a cruel and crafty demon that gradu gradually
ally gradually involves her followers in depend dependence
ence dependence and debts; that Is, fetters them
with "irons that enter into their souls."
Age of, the Fountain Pen.
The fountain pen is not a recent In Invention,
vention, Invention, as might be imagined ; for It
Is referred to in Samuel Taylor's "Uni "Universal
versal "Universal System of Shorthand Writing,"
I published in 1786.

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Patriotic Program at the Methodist
The patriotic program given at the
Methodist church yesterday morning
was a very fine one, and the Sunday
school committee, Dr. A. L. Izlar,
chairman, and composed of Mrs.
Tompkins, Mrs. Barnett and Mrs. L.
N. Green, spared no pains to make
the program a complete success. The
church was beautifully decorated.
Mr. Louis Duval gave a Red Cross
talk, which was the inspiration of the
occasion. The" lofty and patriotic
subject was dealt with in his most
animated manner and was most up uplifting.
lifting. uplifting. ;
Mr. Lester Ponder, one of Ocala 's
splendid young men, talked for the
Y. M. C. A. His words were elevat elevating
ing elevating and stimulating and well received.
Mrs. D. W. Tompkins, one of the
most faithful workers in the church
and a thoroughly consecrated Sunday
school teacher, had her large class of
girls, whose minds she has imbued
with splendid principles, dressed as
Red Cross nurses, and Chey took an
active part in the exercises. Misses
Ullaine Barnett and Susie Counts un unfurled
furled unfurled the flag, which was a most
beautiful one. Misses Lucile Gissen Gissen-daner,
daner, Gissen-daner, Ruth Warner, Irene Henderly
and Olive Whaley, also dressed as
Red Cross nurses, took up the collec collection
tion collection which was a good one and was
presented to the Red Cross. The sum
collected amounted to $19.87.
There were several beautiful reci recitations
tations recitations and the choir sang a number
of patriotic songs.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Leigh have re returned
turned returned from their visit to Jackson Jacksonville.
ville. Jacksonville. '
, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. MacKay of Mor Morrison,
rison, Morrison, have gone to Daytona eBach
for a two weeks vacation.
Miss Susie Lou Ellis is the guest
of Mrs. Willard Blood at her country
home, where she will remain for sev several
eral several weeks.
Robert Hall, who was the week weekend
end weekend guest of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs.'R. S. Hall, returned to Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville yesterday.
, ...
Miss Alma Hall is visiting her
father, Mr. J. F. Hall and other rela relatives
tives relatives and friends in Jacksonville. She
will be away several weeks. 1
The girls of the industrial school
will not be at home to visitors next
Wednesday afternoon. They will at attend
tend attend a fish supper at Silver Springs.
Mrs, ,R. O. Connor and son, Dayton,
are enjoying a visit with Mr. Connor
and son, Lewis, who f are v spending
some trne in Jacksonville. Times-
Union. "'
Mr. and Mrs. Roland Marsh and
son, Harold of Sanford, made a flying
trip to Ocala yesterday and spent the
day with, Mrs. Marsh's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. David Gamble.
Mr, Perry Anthony secured a brief
leave from Camp Johnston and spent
Sunday with his wife and mother
here : Perry says he and Jack Gallo Gallo-wayare
wayare Gallo-wayare the only Ocala boys left at
Camp Johnston.
: SDecial nravers were made in the
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churches last evening for Dr. Dodge,
so long the beloved pastor of the
Presbyterian church m this city, who
lies very ill in a hospital in Rochester,
. Mrs. W. M. Gober and family are
leaving today for their future home
in Lakeland. This most estimable
family will be greatly missed in
Ocala, but the good wishes of all go
wit hthem to their new home, where
we trust they will find prosperity
and happiness. i:V:v; ?
Mrs. "Jerry Burnett and daughters,
Dora and Elsie, returned yesterday
from a delightful visit to Mrs. Bui.
nett's daughter, Mrs. Sam Frazier in
Lakeland. NMrs. Burnett's other
daughter, Marjorie, remained in
Lakeland and will accompany Mrs.
Frazier to Ocala in a few days.
Mr. S. C. M. Thomas, chief of police
of Ocala, made a visit to his family
Saturday and made arrangements for
their removal to Ocala. They left for
their new home on Wednesday and
their numerous friends in Dunnellon,
although they regret to have them
leave, wish them prosperity in their
new home. Dunnellon cor. in Times Times-Union.
Union. Times-Union.
A short but interesting letter re received
ceived received from Edwin Green this morn morning
ing morning by his mother, Mrs. Emily. Green,
states that he. is living an exciting
life, having been under fire five times.
While bullets have whizzed around
him and he has seen his comrades
fall, he is still safe and sound. He
also says he and Oscar Stuckey have
just met for the first time since last
fall, although in the same regimenx,
and that they had a regular "re "reunion.""
union."" "reunion."" Ed's host of friends hope
some day he will land safe in America
for keeps, for his cheerful counte countenance
nance countenance is greatly missed. And many
are the prayers in his behalf sent up
to the throne of grace.
Buy Thrift Stamps of us and keep
your skin nice and soft with Rexall
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ions of bushels of grain must be used
in the manufacture of beer? I count
five persons bent on Sabbath desecra desecration
tion desecration to one devout member at church.
Look to God, rumbly, obediently.
Sacrifice on any other basis is not
accepted of Him. Grow toward Him
until we take on His likeness and like
Paul can do all things through God
who strengthened us. We American
people consider money. We are pleas pleasure
ure pleasure mad, lust mad; homes broken and
loved ones gone. Baseball is sanction sanctioned
ed sanctioned on Sunday in Washington, D. C.
How slowly our nation is -in coming
back to God, when we may only get
peace by turning our lives over to
Him. No foliage between us and God.
The lily is prettiest after a shower,
when it straightens, shaking off rain raindrops
drops raindrops and looks upward to kiss the
sun. The birds look up for refuge
and a hole in which to store provis provisions,
ions, provisions, thereby using only the oppor opportunity
tunity opportunity given by God. Still another
class of birds, are migratory birds.
When cold winds come they assem assemble,
ble, assemble, select a leader and fly southward.
This is a picture of right living.
When life's summer is ended and'
chilling winds blow, we drop the
material, plume our wings for eterni eternity
ty eternity and ascend above. God helps us
to do our best, so that we may be
prepared for phe flight. ?
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No. 4: Arrives 1:15 p. m. Departs
1:30 p. m. i
No. 16 (Limited) : Arrives and De Departs
parts Departs 4:15 p. m.
No. 2: Arrives 1:50 a. m. Departs
1:55 a. m.
Seaboard Air Line, Southbound
No. 3: Arrives 1:10 p. m. Departs
1:30 p. m.
No. 15 (Limited) : Arrives and de departs
parts departs 4:15 p. m.
No. 1: Arrives 1:45 a. m. Departs
1:50 a. m. . ;: ,. ' r"
'.. Oklawaha Valley, Southbound
No. 71: Arrives 11:35 a. m.
Oklawaha Valley, Northbound
No. 72: Departs 2 p. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)
No. 10: Arrives and departs 5:42 a.
m. .
No. 40: Arrives 1 p. m. Departs
1:20 p. m.
No. 38: Arrives and departs 2:27
a. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)
No. 37: Arrives and departs 2:16
a. m.
No. 39: Arrives and departs 2:35
p. m.
No. 9: Arrives and departs 9:03 p.m.
Atlantic Coast! Line Branches, North Northbound
bound Northbound No. 48: From Homosassa: 'Arrives
12:53 p. m.
No. 150 (Sunny Jim): From Wil Wilcox,
cox, Wilcox, Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
arrives 5:45 p. m.
No. 32 (Sunny Jim): From Lake Lakeland,
land, Lakeland, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, arrives 9:48 p. m. 4
No. 140 : ": Daily except Sunday,
leaves 3:45 p. m. for Wilcox.
Atlantic Coast Line Branches, South-
'. bound
No. 151 (Sunny Jim): For Wilcox,
Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
leaves 6:10 a. m.
No. 35 (Sunny Jim): For Lakeland,
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
leaves 6:40 a. m.
No. 141: Daily except Sunday, ar
rives 10:50 a. m. from Wilcox.
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ciiicnion, ouiy a tt, t w.-fionU
ter attended rerchnts, meeting
in Ocala last Thurs
Mr. O. S. Sander1 quite sick this
week. ..; 1-
Mrs. O. S. Sander returned home
Sunday from Newberi
mar i t-t t jf
inr r enun ontcn as made his
second trip to France S, d his friends
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Tuesday at Blue Sprin
a picnic
her guests,. Misses Sadie
s, nononng
and Annie
Lou ;Thompson. The follov
,nng friends
were invited : Mrs. S. H.
Blitch, Mr.
and Mrs. B. C. Blitch, Di
isses Opal,
Oda, Lillian, Fair and Ve
e Blitch,
Miss Dorothy Lyles of
sville and
Messrs. Earl Phillips, Lan
and Arlin Blitch.
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Billy picked it up on his way home
from the theater. He had been about
to cross the road in order to hail a
taxi, when he noticed a dark object
balf buried in the snow at his feet.
Billy's honest face wrinkled in perplex perplexity
ity perplexity as he turned the thing over in hi3
hand, to him it looked like a child's
bed-room shoe. What else but a bed-
room shoe would be lined with quilt-
ed satin, and furred around the top?
'What, muttered Bill, -would a kid
be doing out in the street in a edroom
slipper r He passed the quesUou
over to the taxi driver.
"That there's a woman's carriage
boot," the man explained,
Billy was not offended. He was glad
to find someone to talk to. New Tork
had given a cold welcome to this big
free-hearted son of the West. Upon the A

4 ;

train coming he had noticed the dif- WANTED Work by boy of sixteen.,
ference. Strong and willing to work. Address
In Billy's home town everyone spoke Grover Jones, 913 N. Osceola street,
to everyone else. His car companions Ocala, Fla. 5-tf
had turned up their collars at his ap-
proach and unsociably Idst their faces Ci?H FOR OLD FALSE TEETH
within them. Billy was very lonely. Don't matter if broken. I pay $2 to
He was discouraged. Perhaps it would 25 per set; also cash for old gold,
have been better to have stayed and silver, platinum, dental gold and old
spent his pile in the place where he had gid jewelery. Will send cash by re remade
made remade it; he was very sorry tl. it turn mail and will hold goods 10 days
the age limit prevented him from going for sender's approval of my price,
to war, there, one might find comrades Mail to L. Mazer, 2007 S. 5th street,
arid sympathetic understanding. Even Philadelphia, Pa. 7-5-lra
the home town had failed him in that. --r :
The other boys had all married, while ; WANTED A second hand gas stove.
Bill was absorbed In the success of his Mrs.: T. C. Carter, Carter's Bakery,
fortune. Now they were satisfied in city.;-' ; 3-3t
their homes and he was left outside. ;'." :
But then, there had never been a girl FOR SALE--Two Jersey cows, feiv-'
to hold his fancy. Bill couldn't tell ing 26 to 30 quarts of milk daily. Ap-
why, perhaps because he had continued j ply to Mrs. C. P. Howell, phone 39 M,
In the hope of finding one, like his j Ocala, Fla. r 7-l-6t
mother. She had been such a tender j : '-r-
faithful creature. Bill couldn't think 1 c. O. D. This is the name of a wood
of her yet without a lump in his throat i yar which is at your service at all
yes, the girls he had met, were differ-! times. Stove wood, nine or nalr Nnrih

enL So he. sat in the taxi looking down
on the little shoe and wonderincr what
to do with 1L 5 r i
"Put an ad In the paper," suggested
the still grinning chauffeur. "You
find your Cinderella quicker.'
The thing really might be valuable,
so Billy inserted his ad. Brief it was.
"Woman's carriage boot found on
Broadway. Apply to 'Western News Newspaper
paper Newspaper Office."
- Then because Billy was so very.lone-.
ly in the strange city, and because the
chauffeur had put the thought intof his
head, he dreamed a dream about a
possible Cinderella. Wealthy, she j
mieht be. to wear a hont Iilr that, hut i
thpn h!s nwn wonlth mltrht mflt hers
And if she would only be kind--Billy's
dream had taken beauty for granted.
Well, he had a record to show back
there in "the Jbome town of which no
man need be ashamed. ;
The answer came abruptly. "Will
finder return boot to suite 5, White White-stone
stone White-stone Apartments, where he will be I
rewarded for his trouble !" The note
was signed Myra Burrows, v :
Bill felt the excitement of a youth
zolnz to his first nartv. as he KlinnfKl
into his faultless overcoat and hast-
ened to Riverside Drive. Unconscious Unconsciously
ly Unconsciously he was a believer in "fate." Wasat

there after all, destiny in that little? -
shoe lying directly in his path? HeTiALODGiil NO.286, B. P. O. E.

wished that the modern CrjStieYella
nugni nave aweit in numi ci renin-1
stances, his education been good,
yet was this a prorjfojg environment
for a dream egrit ap
appealing gentle
andj-und himself staring stupidly j
-aa buuvtu uiiu a. luxutiuua iwlu, j
into the fretful face of a silver-
red woman. "It is my boot, young
man- the old lady said bni.quely.
"K you have any doubt, get down and
slip it on. Women are not wearing
No. 3 overboots as a rule these days,
I will repay your trouble."
The Westerner found his voice.
h! no," he protested, "that's all
"I insist upon paying for the ad
vertisement at least," the woman said j
sharply and pressed a bell at her side.


Then again Billy stared, but this time, j meets the first and third Monday ew ew-not
not ew-not stupidly. His keen eyes had tak- i nings in each month in the Odd Fel-

en on the light o dreams A girl had
entered the room in response to the
ring. Her lovely face turned in Imme Immediate
diate Immediate attention to the woman's. '"Set '"Settle
tle '"Settle with this man regarding the return
of my carriage boot, Margot," Myra
Burrows directed, and left the.rtom.
It was the 'dream girl who signed a
check at the desk,' the dream girl, who
put it into Billy's hand with a compre
hending smile,
"You may as well take it," she said,
"Mrs. Burrows is determined."
And the Westerner forgot New
York's code. He only knew that in a
few moments he must leave perhaps
rorever, ine one gin wnose eyes snone
clear as a child's, whose lips curved
in isoft appeal, whose voice had the
tender ring that Billy loved to hear.
"Who," he asked abruptly, "aiv
you?" -:
T am Mrs. Burrows' secretary," the
girl answered simply.
Ruefully Billy touched the little
shoe. "I wish that you were Cinde Cinderella,"
rella," Cinderella," he said. Then at her quick
glance of astonishment impute Ively
Billy told the tale of his loneliness of
the dream girl, so like his mother. )
And as Margot listened her eyes soft- j
ened Into understanding. j
"Why that is my own story," she
said, "alone In New York, and friend- j
less." : j
Easrerlv the Westerner bent over!
ker. "Then sometime," he begged,
"when you've learned more about me,
rou will let me come?"
"Sometime, soon,' agreed llarzot.


r RATES: SLx line ajctmund, a
time 2a; three times'' 0c; six tltnes
one month SS. Payable La advance.
FOUND On public road near Ocala,
leather handbag containing saveral
I items of clothing anei ipat.hpr hniinl
i scrap book. Owner may have same by
! paying advertising expenses. 8-tf
. ..
1 FOR SALE Ford touring car; just
: worked over Call phone 185-G for.
: particulars and reason for Helling,
j :. ; :
FOR RENT House on Daugherty
? street, seven rooms, bath and other
modern conveniences. Apply to .A. G.
Gates at garage, or phone 159.
Magnolia street, phone 339.
: -'
.Tulula Lodge. .No.. 22, L O. O. F..
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows', hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome alwayj
extended to visiting brothers,
' x H. D. Stokes, N. G.
- Mi M. Little, Secretary.
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, FA &
A M., meets on the first and .third
Thursday evenings of each' month at
0 clock, until further notice.
1 Stephen Jewett, W. M.
ifcke Brown, tiecretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets t
. the K. of P. hall
at 8 p. m. every
Friday, i Visitw g
.second .nd fourth
f ve? signs, areailwys! welcome.
P. W. Whitesides, C. C.
Cha.s. K. Sage, Clek
Ice' No. 286. Benevolent
aud Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth
; ren always welcome. Qub house oppo-
tit liostornce, east side.
C. W. Hunter, EL R.
Crook. Secrtarv.
k'n ig hts U V, V X I t 1 A s
, u r-. ConvenUuas
he very Monday evening at 8
, the Ue over tce jus
j c iisie irugtore. A cordial welcocw
t vimting brothers.
II. B. Baxter, C. C.
j Cta. K. Sage. of .K,
t-. ..
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
lows' hall at 8 o'clock.
Clara Moremen, N.
Cfeorgia VIen Eyck, Secretary.
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M-, on ihe
first Friday in every month at 8 p. m.
, J. A. Bouvier, H. P.
Take Brown. Secretary.
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonsre's hall the second and
xourtn ihursday evenmgs oi eacu
month at 8 o'clock-
Mrs. Alice Yonce, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
Phone us your wants anything in
pure drugs or druggist's sundries.
Court Pharmacy, phone 284. 15-tf
Ocala, Florida


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