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The Ocala evening star
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Weather Forecast;. Probably local
rains tonight and Friday.

VOL. 25, NO. 184


It Does Not, However, Daunt
, the French and Americans



(Associated Press)

With the American Army on the
Aisne-Marne Front, Wednesday, July
launched an attack Wednesday after afternoon
noon afternoon from" Serfages to Cirges, on the
center of the Marne front, for the
purpose of straightening the line and
demolishing the wire entanglements
which the Germans had placed thru
the hills, forests and open plains. The
Germans Wednesday used a new gas,
having a white flame and smoke.
With the Americana on the Aisne-
Marne Front, 8 a. m., Aug. 1. The
American forces on the main battle
front continued yesterday the pro process
cess process of straightening their line. They
scored advances, American troops
pushing beyond Sergy to within two
kilometers of Chamery, where Lieut.
Quentin Roosevelt fell to his death
recently with an airplane.
London, Aug. l.-German guns
were active last night in the Somme
region, in the vicinity of Villers-
Brettonneux and also farther north
near Bucquoy and in Flanders, it is
officially stated.
' .'
" Paris, Aug. 1. The Germans this
morning attacked French positions
in the region of Bligny, southwest of
Rheims. An official announcement
says the attack was repulsed.
Washington, Aug. 1. The army
casualty list issued today contained
120 names: Killed in action, 12; died
of wounds, 23; died of disease, 11;
died of accident, 7; wounded severely,
61 ; wounded, 2; missing, 3; taken
prisoner, 1.
Five casualties were reported in
the Marine Corps: Killed in action, 3;
wounded severely, 2.
London, Aug. 1. Chancellor Bonar
Law asked the House of Commons
for a vote of credit of a hundred
million pounds today, saying the
large amount was not due to increas increased
ed increased expenditures, but because parlia parliament
ment parliament was about to adjourn.-
Amsterdam, Aug. 1. The town of
Yekaterinburg,, in the province of
Perm, near the Siberian border, has
been taken by Czecho-Slovacks, ac according
cording according to the. Izvestia, a Moscow
newspaper. The Bolshevik press is
raising the cry of alarm, declaring
the counter revolutionary movement
is spreading. v
Today: Miss Marguerite Clark in
"Bab's Matinee Idol." Mutt and Jeff.
Friday: Pathe News. Dorothy Dal Dal-ton
ton Dal-ton in "The Kaiser's Shadow."
Saturday: Official War Picture of
the Committee on Public Informa Information.
tion. Information. "
Monday: Jack Pickford in "The
Spirit of '17."
Tuesday: Madge Kennedy in "The
Fair Pretender."

The public of Ocala is urged to join
the Win the War League. It entails
no expense whatever, and all loyal
American citizens, over the age of
twelve, are entitled to membership.
The Boy Scouts will call on yon with
membership cards for your signature.
Please give the scouts your attention
when they call on you, and sign the
membership cards.
Publicity Committee,
v Ocala Win the War League.
Have you bought a W. S. S. today?

Dry Weather Cut It Down but There
' Will be Almost Fourteen
Million Bales
(Associated Press)
Washington, Aug. 1. The depart department
ment department of agriculture forecast issued
today on the 1918 cotton crop esti estimates
mates estimates the yield to be 13,619,000 bales,
the estimate being based on the con condition
dition condition of the crop July 25, when it
was 73.4G per cent normal. Figures
show a loss of one million seven hun hundred
dred hundred and six thousand bales, due
principally to droughty conditions in
the western part of the- cotton belt.
Conditions by states show South
Carolina, 80 per cent;, Georgia, 77
per cent; Florida, 70 per cent.- A de decrease
crease decrease in the older Sea Island sections
of Georgia and Florida, where the
boll weevil is active, is also noted.
Fellowship, July 31. We are hav having
ing having our share of rain just now.
Miss Geneva McCully returned
home Sunday afternoon after spend spending
ing spending a week very pleasantly with Miss
Lucile Collins of Evinstory
Mrs. M. M. Sistrunk ana son, Otis
of Montbrook, visited Rev. Z. A.
Crumpton and family last Friday af afternoon.
ternoon. afternoon. Mrs. S. D. Atkinson made a busi business
ness business trip to Jacksonville Saturday,
returning home Sunday.
Mr. J; L. Beck returned home Sun Sunday
day Sunday after spending several days at
Pablo Beach.
Mrs. L R. Shearer left Sunday for
Frankfort, Ky., where she will visit
for a month. We wish for her a pleas pleasant
ant pleasant trip. Mr. Shearer accompanied
her as far as Jacksonville.
Miss Lora Brooks is spending the
week at Magnesia Springs, with a
party of friends.
Mr. B. R. Blitch, Miss Lois Blitch
and Mr. Early Phillips were callers
last Saturday. ..
Mrs. J. A. Carter and children were
afternoon callers of Mr. and Mrs.
Z. A. Crumpton ; last Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. McCully and
Misses Winifred and Geneva McCully
were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
C P. Howell of Ocala.
Mr. a C. Curry and Mr. W. R.
Roe are doing some good work on the
Ocala road which was badly needed.
Mr. S. B. Brooks spent last week in
the flatwoods looking after cattle.
Mr. W. B. Rawls and son, Van
Hood, made a business trip to the
county seat Monday.
Be on time. Get in your winter
supply of wood before it is too late.
Let us furnish you with good and
first class service. Phone 339.
tf C. O. D. WOOD YARD.
. Our prescription department offers
you the best in PURE DRUGS and
CHEMICALS. Your doctor will tell
you. Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. 15tf


Jf you want to see a great line of
Boys' Wash Suits, sizes age 2 to 8 years and Boys' Blouse Waists,
Shirts and Underwear---THE KAYNEE BJWnIIB"---Go to



111! THAI AME!
Headquarters for Draft,
State of Florida.
Tallahassee, July 30, 1918.
Call No. 1088
Call No. 1088 upon your state is
hereby announced as follows:
"Complete the entrainment for
Gainesville, Fla., of one hundred and
fifty men who have had at least a
grammar school education or its
equivalent, or who have the ability to
read and write and have had at least
four years of school i education, and
who have some aptitude for mechani mechanical
cal mechanical work and some experience along
the lines of training hereinafter spe specified
cified specified to report to commanding offi officer,
cer, officer, University of Florida, on, Aug.
15th for instruction as auto mechan mechanics,
ics, mechanics, carpenters, chauffeurs, electric electricians,
ians, electricians, radio operators and telegraph telegraphers."
ers." telegraphers." Only white men and men physically
qualified for general military service
are to be inducted under this call.
Men selected for, this service will
receive a course of training at gov government
ernment government expense fitting them to serve
in army positions both at 'the front
and behind the lines. Men taking this
course will receive thorough instruc instructions
tions instructions which will be of great personal
value in working their way ahead,
both in the army and in civil life. The
men will be assigned 'during the
course to that kind of mechanical
training for which greatest need
exists at the time of the call. At the
end of the course, they will be as assigned
signed assigned to various branches of the
service in accordance with the needs
of the army. They are to receive no
assurance of an assignment to any
particular branch of the service. This
is an excellent opportunity for ener energetic,
getic, energetic, ambitious men. You are urged
to make this call one of state-wide
interest. Qualified registrants should
be urged to present themselves to
their local boards for voluntary in induction.
duction. induction. The voluntary period will continue
until August 6th. After August 6th
no. more Volunteers will be accepted.
If, on August 7th, a sufficient num number
ber number of volunteers have not come forth
to "fill the allotment ofv the local
board, the local board will proceed to
select in sequence of order numbers,
a sufficient number of qualified men
from within class 1 to fill its allot allotment.
ment. allotment. '-. ---' :
Registrants of the class of June,
1918, may be accepted as volunteers
under this call, but no registrant of
the class of June, 1918, can be invol involuntarily
untarily involuntarily inducted until all available
registrants of the class of June, 1917,
in any -local board have been, ex exhausted.
hausted. exhausted. Only men who possess the
qualifications specified in first para paragraph
graph paragraph should be inducted under this
call. l: ;; v v v- ;;
Each man must carry with him at
least two suits of underclothing, one
suit of outer clothing in good condi condition,
tion, condition, a sweater, a stout pair of shoes,
three extra pairs of socks and two
bath to webs as he will be kept in
civilian clothes during the first three
weeks until he can be supplied with
a uniform and other clothing.
The number of men called for un under
der under this call must be actually entrain entrained.
ed. entrained. Men must, not be allowed to ar arrive
rive arrive before August 15th and the en entire
tire entire party must be entrained so as to
arrive on that date. Crowder.
Edward Anderson,
Captain, Inf. R. C.
Officer in Charge of Draft for Florida.
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
r Buy Thrift Stamps of us and keep
your skin nice and soft with Rexall
Skin Soap. Gerig's Drug Store, tf
Nunnally's Candies fresh every
week at Gerig's Drug Store, where
you can also get thrift stamps. tf


Colors, Qualify, Workmanship and Prices Guaranteed.


Five Hundred Millions in Block Cer Certificates
tificates Certificates Have Been Over Sub Subscribed
scribed Subscribed Nearly 20 Per Cent
(Associated Press)
Washington, Aug. 1 Five hundred
million block certificates of indebted indebtedness
ness indebtedness subscriptions which closed ten
days ago were oversubscribed $84, $84,-750,000,
750,000, $84,-750,000, making the total now out outstanding
standing outstanding in anticipation of the fourth
Liberty Loan nearly two billion, two
hundred million.
Six Billions Wanted and Campaign
Will Open 28th of September
The campaign for the fourth Liber Liberty
ty Liberty Loan will open Saturday, Sept. 28,
and continue three weeks, ending Oc October
tober October 19, it was announced last night
by Secretary McAdoo.
In fixing three weeks as the length
of the campaign for the fourth loan
instead of four weeks as in previous
loans, treasury officials plan for a
more intensive campaign. A shorter
campaign, it was said, will also en enable
able enable more business men to enlist as
Anthony, July 31. Last Wednes Wednesday
day Wednesday evening at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. F. W. Ellison a farewell party
was given in honor of Miss May
Eaton, who was to leave Thursday
for Oklahoma. Refreshments were
served on the lawn. Just before re refreshments,
freshments, refreshments, a gold brooch set with a
forget-me-not, was presented to May
by her Sunday school teacher and
classmates. Games and music were
enjoyed by all.
Mrs'. N. B. Plummer and Mrs. D.
W. Shealy returned Friday night
night from a visit to relatives in
Chester Hillman and George Brown
came home Saturday. They havt
been in Georgia and Arkansas while
Mr. C. C. Eaton and family left
Thursday for their old home in Ok Oklahoma.
lahoma. Oklahoma. Mr. Otis Shealy had a very serious
accident Saturday while in bathing at
Silver Springs. The life preserver
which he had on broke and Otis went
down. We are all thankful he escaped
as well as he did.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Neff and children
left for Jacksonville last week.
Mrs. S. J. McQuaig left Sunday fov
Jacksonville. They will spend a few
weeks there with relatives.
Mrs. W. T. Smith and children of
Lukens, who have been visiting Mrs.
Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Harvey, left for their home aSturday.
Mrs. F. W. Bell and little grandson
are with us again. Mrs. Bell's two
daughters and children of Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville are spending a few weeks here.
Miss Donnie Sims of Ocala has
been at home for several days, on the
sick list, but she was able to return
to her duties in Frank's store last
Much to the surprise of everyone,
Mr. David Brown of Camp Wheeler,
stepped from the train Monday. Da David
vid David looks well and as usual everyone
gives him a hearty welcome. He will
be with us until Friday.
Mrs. R. Hughes of Jacksonville,
who has been with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. H. Martin, returned
home Friday.
Mrs. Perry of Maxwell and Mrs.
Huey of. Wildwood have been spend-


French and Americans Try to
Turn Teuton Flanks


(Associated Preee)

The American and French troops
have begun a turning movement
which if successful will compel a
German retirement over a wide area
east of Fere-en-Tardenois. They have
attacked over a front of three miles
on each side of the village of Nesles.
The greatest advance made so far is
toward the east where the Americans
pushed on some distance from the
town of Sergy and approached Cham Chamery.
ery. Chamery. The enemy is still holding
strong positions at Roncheres and St.
Gemme, where his line is still less
than five miles from the Marne. The
Franco-American troops continued to
advance between Nesles and Dierges
to force the enemy to fall ., back to
escape being cut off from the rear.
With -the American Army on the
Marne Front (Noon) Aug. 1. (By
Associated Press). The, Germans
used less artillery late yesterday
against the attacking forces on this
front, depending more upon their
machine gunners for defending their
lines. This fact, coupled with stories
of prisoners and deserters lends
strength to the belief that the Ger Germans
mans Germans are planning a withdrawal to
new jqpitions along the Vesle river.
A def jrter who came into the allied
lines ldst night declared orders' had
been issued for a series of retrograde
movements until Fismes on the Vesle
river is reached. Except for minor
engagements, there was only artiK
lery fire along the line up to noon to today
day today and that was comparaively light.
Volunteers are wanted for a course
of training at Gainesville, Fla., at
government expense. These men will
receive instruction as auto mechanics,
carpenters, chauffeurs, electricians,
radio operators and telegraphers.
Registrants of the class of 1918 will
be allowed to voluntter. For further
information apply to the local board.
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
Norris Candies fresh every week at
the Court Pharmacy. Phone us and
let us send it up. 15-tf
A very nice line of Wash Cloths on
display at Gerig's Drug Store. We
also sell War Savings and Thrift
Stamps. tf
ing a few days with their sister, Mrs.
B. K. Padgett.
Mr. Franklyn and Miss Mary Lou
Talton of DeLand are visting their
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.
Mrs. J. L. Wiley and baby of Weirs Weirs-dale,
dale, Weirs-dale, are spending a few weeks with
Mrs. Wiley's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
R. R. Russell.
Mr. George Brown Jr. has been
sick for several days. We hope to see
him up soon.
Mr. R. H. Baskin left Monday for
Mr. Arthur Martin is visiting rela relatives
tives relatives in Jacksonville.
Rev. Williams of Citra is holding a
revival at the Methodist church. Ev Ev-everyone
everyone Ev-everyone cordially invited to attend
the services.
Miss Mabel Hall and sister, Bessie
May, after several days visit to
friends in Anthony, returned home
to Oxford Sunday.



Rill TaltM fWxcinn in A cenra lia
' Germans They are Not Afraid
of Our Boys
(Associated Press)
Amsterdam, Aug. 1-The coming
of American -armies to France and a
numerical superiority of the Allies
does not frighten Germany, declared
Emperor William in a proclamation
to the German army and navy.
KATES: Six line maximum, on
time 25c.; three times 50c; six time
75c; one month. $3. Payable tn advance.
FOR SALE Model 10 Remington
typewriter in good condition. Apply
to B. Goldman, Ocala, Fla. 1-Ct
Boys Wanted We need the services of
a number of grammar school boys for
permanent part-time work. The boys
we select will be well paid and given
an opportunity to earn, learn and ad advance.
vance. advance. Apply to The Book Shop, lnc,
W. W. Condon, Ocala, Fla. 3t-thur
FOR SALE Household and kitchen
furniture. Apply to F.- B. Turner, 112
S Pine SU Ocala,' Fla. 29-tf
ROOMS FOR RENT At the Dormi Dormitory;
tory; Dormitory; furnished or unfurnished for
light housekeeping. "Half price to
over night lodgers." Hot and cold wa water
ter water connections. Rooms large" and
airy; best ventilated in town at low lowest
est lowest prices. Parents, now is the time
to arrange for your children at the
Dormitory. Call on me at my resi residence,
dence, residence, 703 S. Pond St, or phone 205.
Mrs. C. V. Roberts, new matron. 25 tf
FOR SALE Fanner certificates, for
use of merchants in selling flour.
Price postage paid, fifty, 40c.; one
hundred, 75c; two hundred fifty,
$1.50. Cash must accompany orders.
Star Publishing Co., Ocala, Fla. tf
Don't matter if broken. I pay $2 to
$25 per set; also cash for old gold,
silver, platinum, dental gold and old
gold jewelery. Will send cash by re return
turn return mail and will hold goods 10 days
for sender's approval of my prke.
Mail to L. Mazer, 2007 S. 5th street,
Philadelphia. Pa. 7-5-lm
WANTED At once, broken grind-
Is tones. Will pay cash for them. Ad
dress Ocala Marble Works, T ucaia,
Fla. 23-t
FOR SALE Farmer certificates for
use of merchants in selling flour.
Price postage paid: 50, 40c; 100, 75c;
250, $1.50. Cash must accompany all
orders. Star Publishing Company,
Ocala, Fla. 22-12t
seat covers for Maxwell 1917 model
touring car; closing out at less than
cost. Maxwell Service Station. 26-4t
WANTED Good milch cows in lots
of one or more. Send description, -price
and when coming fresh. A. J.
Weaver, St. Petersburg, Fla. SO-Ct


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R. R. Carroll, Prcwidcnt
P. V. LeavrBKod, Seeretary-Treaurer
J. II. Uenjamla, Editor

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Isn't "pep" the short for "morale"?
It's good to be alone if its a liberty

The average woman is a good lis listener
tener listener to herself.

You cannot serve both your coun country
try country and Mammon.
The Berlin peace dove is built on
the lines of the Trojan horse.
Never try to borrow thirteen dol dollars
lars dollars from a superstitious man.
Here's good luck to the doughboy
who sticks his bayonet somewhere i

found guilty of being the principal
agent in the murder of ten people in
San Francisco, who was sentenced to
hang Aug. 23, but was reprieved to
Dec. 13, is guilty if any man ever
was. The course taken by the author authorities
ities authorities in dealing with him is one of
lamentable weakness. Mooney was
an agent of German rightfulness."
During a preparedness parade in San
Francisco July 22, 1916, he set off
bombs, by, the explosion of which ten
persons lost their lives. He is not
only a murderer but a traitor.
there is about five hours difference
in time between Ocala and Paris, so
if you have a boy on the battle front
he is using the first streaks of day daylight
light daylight to look for Huns about the time
you go to bed. If he wasn't looking
for Huns over there now, you might
be looking for them over here this
time next year.
The Lakeland Telegram says Gen
eral Pershing has already picked out
President Wilson's Christmas present
the city of Berlin with the Stars
and Stripes flying from the topmost
peak. St. Augustine Record.
We fear the Telegram is too pre previous.
vious. previous.

The removal from the city of Mr.
Geo. A. Nash will make it necessary
to hold an election to chose a suc successor
cessor successor for his place on the council.
The new member must be a resident
of the fourth ward, but he will be
voted for all over the city.

In discussing the war there is only
one kind of reason. Anything else is
treason. . I,

Woman always wants the last
word and a sensible man will always
help her to get to it.
The soft drink industry in America
amounts to two hundred and. fifty
million dollars a year.
Women continue to say they have
nothing to wear and halfway prove
it when they are dolled up.
The average girl is content with
love in a cottage, but it takes a robust
bankroll to buy a cottage now.
It's best to slice a cold storage egg
and serve it cold.; No telling what it
will smell like if you warm it up.
Volusia county is. spending $12,500
in equipping its home guard. Can't
Marion raise at least $1000 for the
same purpose ?
It adds injury to insult for a wom woman
an woman who has been running her friends
down with her tongue, to run them
down with her auto.

Robert Tydings, who is at Camp
Jackson, writes the Star that he is
getting on famously. Robert is a sure sure-enough
enough sure-enough American. Some months ago
he had an operation performed that
gave him a perfectly good excuse to
stay at home for a year. However, he
was no sooner out of the hospital
that he was trying to break into the
service, and he succeeded last month.
He is now driving a truck for the
field artillery and expects to get into
the motor school for that branch of
the service. On the battle line, he will
be one of the men to bring up the
ammunition to keep the guns going,
a service of honor and danger. We've
ridden enough with Robert in his lit little
tle little Ford to know he will drive' an am ammunition
munition ammunition car anywhere that wheels
will go.
Robert Connor, formerly teacher in
our high school, is now in tlje officers'
school at Camp Lee, Va., and stands
a good chance to win a commission.
He expects to obtain a furlough and
visit his relatives and friends in
Ocala and at Lake Weir some time
soon. sk ;

The government took over the tele telegraph
graph telegraph wires at midnight last night.
The boys at the Western Union and

Postal say they haven't noticed any

There is not any trouble in tho
public affairs of this town that cannot
be set straight if honest and sensible
men will get together and work for
the common good.
i : ....
George. Sylvester Viereck says the
money spent in this country for Ger German
man German propaganda was wasted, and
that is about the only time in tout
years that George told: the truth.
The home guard meets at the arm armory
ory armory at 8 o'clock tomorrow evening.
All members who are not sick must
be present. Selected men are invited
to be present and learn how to drill.
Gen. Pershing's old darkey nurse,
who helped raise him. says it was al

most impossible to get him up in thw

morning. Nobody can get up early

enough m the morning to beat him
now. 'V. ::'.

Some one who recently took the

trouble to investigate found that
there were no fewer than forty lan

guages besides English in. use by the

young soldiers in training at Camp
Devens, Mass. There were 2269 men

whose habitual speech is French:

1354 who speak Italian, and so on
down to the relatively few who speak

Japanese, Serbian, Egyptian, Per

sian, Assyrian, Flemish and Arabic

Of special interest were the 625 men

who speak German.

The man Mooney about whom so

much fuss is being made, who was

Recruiting Officer Kilgore informs
us that Moultrie Thomas, who v has
been at work in a shipyard in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville ever since school closed, has
decided he wants a chance for a shot

at the Huns, and will stand examina

tion for the navy. Moultrie is an in intelligent
telligent intelligent boy and full of spunk, and

if he gets by he will make an excel
lent seaman.

The city council meets in special

session this evening.



(With Weihe Co., Jewelers)
Phone 25
South Side of Square :


Own Your. Own Home

A House and Two Lota
; $850
A House and 3 Acres
A House and z Lots
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay
' ments of
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PHONES 47. 104. 305



Neither can you secure a decent,

economical and lasting job of paint

ing if your paint contains adultera adulterated
ted adulterated Linseed Oil THE QUALITY IS
NOT THERE. You avoid all risk

when you use 4



Under the order of the United

States fuel administration, dated

July 27th, 1918, the undersigned

gives notice to all retail coal and

coke dealers in the counties of Mar

ion, Citrus, Sumter and Hernando
that such dealers are required to reg register
ister register as jsuch as to obtain license for
conducting such business.

I am prepared to furnish registra

tion blanks and to issue the proper

The order requires that registra

tion blanks shall be filed and license

obtained before September 1st, 1918.

R. L. Anderson,
Chairman Local Committee.


To County Food Administrators:

We wish to acquaint the people of

your county as quickly as possible
with the sugar situation, especially
as regards home canning.

The fact of the matter is that

there is not sufficient sugar in the

country to give a normal supply to
manufacturers and others, nor is
there sufficient to give the normal

supply to private consumers.

Home canners will have to be con

tent with such allowances as are
fixed in the rulings issued July 27th,
under Rule 2, "Consumers."

We are now preparing a bulletin

which will -be ready for distribution
the latter part of this week, showing
how home canners may preserve
fruits and fruit juices without sugar.
These will be sent to you for distribu distribution
tion distribution or parties who write to this of office
fice office for a copy will receive one thru

the mails immediately upon request.

The situation is one over which we

have no control and every one is
urged to use their best endeavors to

safeguard the present supplies by
economizing as much as possible so
that the limited amount we now have
on hand may be stretched to the ut


The food administration regrets

greatly that these conditions should

occur, but urges every one to consider

that during a state of war these in inconveniences
conveniences inconveniences and difficulties must be
met cheerfully and steadfastly and

everyone should remember that the
little sacrifice's they are making and
the imposed difficulties are but a
part of the great task of winning the

war. ".

The people of this country can be

assured that, they have not been for

gotten nor is the food administration
losing s:ght of their interest and as
soon as changes can be made for a

greater leniency or a greater supply
of sugar for all classes, the public

will be notified without delay.

'' 1 Braxton Beacham,
Federal Food Administrator.
Orlando, Fla., July 31.



Seaboard Air Line, Northbound

No. 4 : Arrives 1 :15 p. m. Departs

1:30 p. m. -: :

No. 16 (Limited) : Arrives and De

parts 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

parts 4:15 p. m.

No. 1: Arrives 1:45 a. m. Departs

1:50 a. m.
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. v

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

No. 48: "From Homosassa: Arrives

12:53 p. m.
No. 150 (Sunny Jim): From Wil

cox, Monday, Wednesday and Friday,

arrives 5:45 p. m.
No. 32 (Sunny Jim) : From Lake
land, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur
day, arrives 9:48 p. m.

"No. 140: Daily except Sunday,

leaves 3:45 p. m. for Wilcox..
Atlantic Coast Line Branches, South Southbound
bound Southbound 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.

No. 49: For Homosassa, leaves 2:25

p. TO. -'

since you buy the Pure Linseed Oil
YOURSELF at Oil price and add it
to the 2-4-1. the result will be pos positive,
itive, positive, since YO U YOURSELF will
have made it so, by using Pure Lin Linseed
seed Linseed Oil. Advl
For Sale By
Ocala, Florida

The annual Oxford picnic and bar barbecue
becue barbecue will be held Saturday, August

3rd. Everybody come and bring

your friends and renew old friend

ships. You are welcome, one and all.
Ice cream and cold drinks sold for
the benefit of cemetery. Come early,

stay late. P. Caruthers,
Manager of Picnic





(Copyright, l&is. by the McClure Newspa

per syndicate.)
James Graham had come to the sub

urban village of Springharbor In the

month of August, and hung out his
shingle as an attorney-at-law.

Clyde Sommers had come to the

same village one month later and hung

out his shingle as In the same profes


Their offices were not a half block

from each other, and, as they read

each other's signs, a spirit of rivalry

was born.

It was almost the first week of their

coming, when they caught sight of
Miss Minnie Sherman of the "Cedar
Grove" Manor house about three miles
out of town, but it was some time be

fore they realized that they were also

rivals in that case. It was by design

that Sommers called at the house and
made some ercuseabout an old deed.
He talked with the father and he chat

ted with the daughter, and he made up

his mind that he would win her.

Young Graham came later, and there

was no design about it. He was out in
his auto, with which he was not very

well acquainted, and It went "dead"

before, the gate of the manor house.

When he had tinkered with it for about
ten minutes, Miss Minnie came out to

the gate to lend her assistance. There

is a bond between autoists that makes

them do this, and not always wait for
an introduction.

In five minutes the legal machine

was all right again, and, though but
few words bad passed, there was a

favorable Impression on both sides.

By and by both young lawyers were
callers at the house. When this state
of affairs had been going on for three
months, Mr. Sommers admitted to him himself
self himself that he was not gaining in his
object, and it provoked and Irritated
him. -

One spring day, when Miss Minnie

was driving her auto over a country

road, she had the misfortune to run:

over and kill a black hog belonging to
a farmer. This farmer was known far

and wide for his hatred of autoists,
and their vehicles. He came out of his

house at the hog's last squeal, and he
came with furious language. He was

interrupted by the statement that the
full value of the hog should be paid.

but when it came down to that he

wanted about five times as much as
the porker was worth. He was told to

sue for it, and he went off and sued.

That is, he came tramping into the law
office of Mr. Sommers and demanded
his legal rights.

The lawyer took the case. He wanted

to get even not only with the girl, but
with young Graham, who would be
employed to defend the case, if any

one was. x He could defend himself to
the girl by saying that a lawyer must
take a case when it is offered him.
By a strange plan of Providence,
young Graham went riding on the
same day. By a still stranger plan, he
ran over a black hog. The fatal acci accidents
dents accidents occurred three miles apart, but
they were both black hogs. When he
knew he had killed a hog, young Gra Graham
ham Graham descended from his vehicle and
drew the carcass into the roadside
ditch. Then he passed on and thought
no more of it until he heard that Miss
Minnie Sherman had been summoned
into court. He heard of it by her call calling
ing calling at the office, and retaining Mm tor
the defense. He hunted up the farmer
who owned the hog that he' had killed
and paid for it and then had a confi confidential
dential confidential talk. As a consequence, that
farmer was called as a witness.
When the suit came off and the law lawyer
yer lawyer for the plaintiff had made his open opening
ing opening speech, young Graham made a
motion that the case be thrown out of
ctfurt on the ground that he had ran
over and killed a black hog himself on
that very day. Thefe were black hogs
in plenty bnt It was impossible that
two black hogs should meet their
deaths on the same day on the same
highway. 1
"But, your honor,, protested Som Sommers,
mers, Sommers, "the plaintiff in this case had a
black hog, too, and he was killed by
an auto. What becomes of him? There
seems to be a queer mixup here.,
"There does, Indeed," replied his
honor. T shall dismiss the case for
want of better evidence."
"But, your honor, shouted Som Sommers.
mers. Sommers. "This case has been befogged.
There was an intention to befog it.
Why don't this court compel my broth brother
er brother to present his case in a legal way?"
"Because there is no case V solemnly
replied his honor.
But there was another case six
months later and Mr. Graham present presented
ed presented it in such a manner that he won
hands down.



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Fresh Water From Ocean's Depths.
On the coast of Bahrein island, in

the Persian gulf, there is no fresh wa

ter, so the inhabitants of that very hot
climate resort to getting drinking wa water
ter water from the bottom of the harbor.

where there are springs of pure water

that well up through the sand. Knowl

edge of the location of these springs
is handed down from generation to
generation. Divers equipped with wa

ter bags made of skins descend from
boats and catch the water as it flows

fresh from the sands by Inverting their
bags over the current of the spring.

Marine JournaL

If you have tire questions bring them to
us for adjustment. We have a booklet an an-swering
swering an-swering any tire question you may ask. It
is published by the Hood Tire Company, and
is yours for the asking Free Our VUL VULCANIZING
CANIZING VULCANIZING department is equipped with ma machinery
chinery machinery for VULCANIZING by the latest
improved methods. Why buy new a tires
when you can get thousands of miles out of
the old one by having us VULCANIZE it ?

Sure Sign of Rain.

"A red sunrise, with clouds lowering

later in the morning, remarked the
Observer of Events and Things, "to

gether with the failure to lug your um

brella jdown to the ofQce, indicates



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that we are helping the enemy when we waste money. Pretty hard
to define what waste is. One man's waste may be another man's
economy. In a general way, waste in war. time may be denned as the
' buying of anything not essential to health and efficiency. Every
dollar one spends for unnecessary things commands goods and ser services,
vices, services, that is, labor and materials, needed by the United States Gov Government
ernment Government for war purposes. And, if you invest the money you save
in War Savings Stamps, you are again helping by loaning your mon money
ey money to your Government.
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If You Hare Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Fire Double-One
or Two-Seven

The Stream
A-gipsying, a-gipsying, on silver feet
I run,
I pity all earth's prisoners held
captive by her bars.
By day my spray glows bright with
all the colors of the sun ;
At night my pools spread black and
still to hold God's glorious
stars. Grace M. Cooke,
v .
To a Mother
The following thoughts originated
from the reading of an address under
this title, published anonymously in
the Youth's Companion:
It is hard, perhaps impossible, to
say anything that will help you to
forget your loss or that can dull the
sense of emptiness in your heart for
the boy who is gone.
That consolation is beyond the
power of words to bestow, but it will
come to you of itself, unsought and
J unexpected a light from the glory
of the great cause that has taken
him. -;,;,.,.iV r'TT'A'''
You are his mother, and therefore
have had a mother's dream for your
son. You taught him to be honest
with himself, as with others. You set
his feet in the difficult path of cour courage
age courage and helped him to walk in it.
You encouraged -him to think little
of himself, but much of others, and
to hate injustice and cruelty. As the
years have passed you had the su supreme
preme supreme happiness of seeing your as aspirations
pirations aspirations take form and express
themselve sin your son's character,
and of knowing that it is your
dreams, guidance and teachings that
have made him what he is.
When the call came he heard it and
was ready. He went in the purity of
his youth, with his vision undimmed
and his heart on fire with noble pas passion.
sion. passion. So for you, he will always re remain.
main. remain. It is your high privilege and
comfort to remember, that having
made him worthy, youalso gave him
the great opportun ity that he took
so gladly, and by your sacrifice set
the seal of success on both your lives.
Your reward is the peace in your
heart that forevermore "it is well
with your child."
, Picnic at Lake Weir
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Smith are enter entertaining
taining entertaining this afternoon at a delightful
little family picnic party at Lake
Weir in compliment to their guest,
Mrs. Lovick Howard Thomas of Rod Rodman,
man, Rodman, who arrived in the city Tues Tuesday.
day. Tuesday. We have been told that it is de delightfully
lightfully delightfully cool at the lakeside at this
time, with the "waves almost as large
as at the ocean beach," consequently
this family picnic, as all' gatherings
of like nature, has been eagerly antic
lpated especially by the younger
members of the party. And we are
sure the realization will be equally
enjoyable. . :
There will be a subscription dance
at the Woman's Club Friday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Priest of Fort
McCoy were shoppers in the city to
day.' .-' ; v". -,
The woman who can not go "over
there," can send a good substitute
out of her flour barrel.
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Miss Susie Lou Ellis is the guest of
Mr. and Mrs. Willard Blood at their
pleasant country home west of the
city. ';-
Mrs. B. F. Condon and little daugh
ter, Ruby Anna, who have been
spending the past few weeks at North
Lake Weir, will return home this aft-
.,..- ,-s
Mrs. S. S. Savage Jr., who has been
the guest of her cousin, Mrs. Frank
Mathews in Jacksonville for the past
week, arrived home today.
Second ward Bible study with Mrs.
G. W. Martin was one of especial in
terest-on the subject of "The Chris
tian Soldier of Today." The next
meeting of the class will be with
Mrs. R. C. Loveridge in the fourth
ward. .. '.-
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.Class No. 13 of the Methodist
church enjoyed a delightful all day
picnic with Marjory Burnett yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. There were indoor and outdoor
games with music and a generous
lunch, beneath the sperading trees in
the woods clase by.
Mr. Bert Leigh Acker arrived last
evening from New York, where he
has been for the past week as the
guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Acker and family. Mr. Acker has
been in Los Angeles and San Fran Francisco
cisco Francisco nearly all winter.
Miss Mary Connor, who has been
studying music at the University of
Tennessee in Knoxville for the past
two months, is expected home next
week, for a vacation before she re returns
turns returns to New Smyrna to resume her
duties as music teacher in the high
school of that flourishing town.
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. Rev. J. R. Herndon expects to leave
tomorrow for a vacation of a few
weeks which he feels much in need of.
Rev. Herndon will fill the pulpit of
the First Presbyterian church, At
lanta. Sunday, Aug. 4th. After a
short stay with friends, in Carters Carters-ville,
ville, Carters-ville, Ga., and Cleveland, Tenn., Rev.
Herndon will go to Johnson City for
a visit to his family, after which he

will fill several appointments. He
will preach for the congregation at
First church, Knoxville, for two Sun Sundays,
days, Sundays, and will hten go to Pineville,
Ky., for two appointments. He ex expects
pects expects to return to Ocala by the 10th
of September, when he will be given
a warm welcome by his host of
Dance at Silver Springs
The members of the G. A. C. club

will give a delightful little dance
thi3 afternoon at Silver Springs.
They will go to the springs at four
o'clock, and will be accompanied by
their two most generally favored and
popular chaperones, Mrs. E. H. Mar
tin and Mrs. Dehon, who will leave
nothing undone for the amusement
of the members of the club. This
dance will be more than usually in interesting,
teresting, interesting, as the club members have
not entertained in a number of
weeks, and as many of the boys are
busy little workers, these pleasant
diversions keep them in good trim.
After the dance a swim will be in indulged
dulged indulged in and a picnic lunch enjoyed.
Those attending this dance are Jess
Dehon, Christine Close, Mildred
Crosby, Janet Culverhouse, Jessie
Rae Culverhouse, Florence Guilfoyle,
Sidney Cullen, Ruby and Gussie
Douglass, Pauline Connolly, Hugh
Chace, James Ellis, Marion Lummus,
Lindsey Troxler, Bennie Borden, J.
W. Crosby; Claude Barnett.
Splash Party This Evening
Miss Eloise Henry will compliment
her attractive guest, Miss Sadie Till
man of Valdosta, Ga., this evening
with one of the most delightful of
summer parties a splash in the cool,
invigorating waters of Lake Weir.
Miss Henry's guests on this occasion
will be the members of the "A" club.
We might add, "nuff sed," the "A"
club having long since established a
reputation for entertaining of a rare
initiative quality. Miss Henry also
has proven on ma,ny occasions to be a
most charming hostess and with the
other fourteen members of the club,
all of whom are possessed with sweet
personalities, an evening spent to
gether is sure to be filled with rare
delight. ;
The following are those who will
go down in cars: Misses Mabel Mef Mef-fert,
fert, Mef-fert, Caroline Harriss, Sue Moore,
Emma Perry, Onie Chazal, Blair
Woodrow, Ava Lee Edwards, Eliza Elizabeth
beth Elizabeth Davis, Rexie Todd, Ruth Rents,
Hannay Ellis, Mary Harriet Living Livingston,
ston, Livingston, Stella and Nina Camp.
Books in Mathematics Needed
Sailor Boys
People who have any books on
higher mathematics, from Algebra
on up, and would like to donate them
to' the U. S. naval station at Dinner
Key (where they are badly needed)
please leave them at the public li library.
brary. library. .
All who wish to enroll as student
nurses, apply to "Mrs. R. L. Anderson,
chairman Ocala unit of the Council
of National Defense.
After a few days visit to his family
here, Mr. A. T. Thomas left this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon for Northwest Georgia, where
he is engaged in one of the mineral
industries that the war makes spec specially
ially specially important to the government.
Mr. Thomas is operating in the region
that Bill Arp made famous in his let
ters to the Atlanta Constitution forty
years ago. It was always one of the
best farming sections of the South,
and besides contains great mineral
resources that are only now being
fully understood.' Mr. Thomas is do doing
ing doing a good business and will probably
continue his operations for a number
of years. We are glad to be able to
say, however, that he will keep his
home in Ocala.
Mrs. M. Fishel and Mrs. Charles
Rheinauer have just received the sad
intelligence of the death of their
nephew, Lieut. Julian "W. Hohenberg
of Alabama, who was in France. This
splendid young man volunteered in
the aviation branch and was sent
overseas about two months ago. The
many friends of Mrs. Fishel and Mrs.
Rheinauer sincerely sympathize with
them in their sorrow.
Letters received from Mr. S. P.
Hollinrake in New York, announce
that out of the multitude of men
waiting for their passports, 450 were
received Friday and Saturday. Dr.
Keister of Dunnellon, has arrived in
France and Mr. Hollinrake is expect expecting
ing expecting his passport at any time, and will
take passage as soon as he receives
Mr. and Mrs. Will Lytch, who have
been guests at the home of Mrs.
Lytch's father, Mr. J. S. Sistrunk at
Montbrook, returned to their home in
Laurensburg, N. C, Monday, y They
were accompanied home by Miss Rosa
Belle Sistrunk, who will be their
guest until late autumn.
Mr. Thackerson of Alabama has
accepted a position with the Ocala
Iron Works. He has rented one of
Mrs; Blitch's cottages on South Sec Second
ond Second street and will move into it this
week. Mr. and Mrs. Thackerson and
two children comprise the family.
Mr. James Odell has returned to
his home in Micanopy after a pleas pleasant
ant pleasant visit at the home of his uncle
and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Tomp Tompkins.
kins. Tompkins. Miss Eunice Odell, who is also
a guest at the Tompkins home, will
remain a few days longer.
(Concluded on Fourth Page)


Many Make Mistake of Thinking Hap Happiness
piness Happiness Comes Only From Material
or Outward Conditions.
Why should you care to be pestered
with a large bank account or distressed
by a house full of servants? asks the
Albuquerque Evening Herald, which
adds : Adam and Eve had neither of
these and they called their place of
abode Paradise. Few people have
learned the secret of living welL Too
many think it depends almost wholly
on the condition of the pocketbook.
This is most certainly a mistake. Hap Happiness
piness Happiness is not born of material or out outward
ward outward conditions. It is largely the re result
sult result of a purely mental process.
Amid the duller threads of duty It
Is well to weave one bright strand
of desires it is well to mix a little
sunshine with your daily food. You
can soften the sound of cab and car
in the stony street by calling to mem memory
ory memory a bird's song heard In the fields
on a summer afternoon in childhood.
It is sweeter to your soul if you have
one than is the railroad that you own
Take a day off and go out to some
cemetery where you may reflect on
the brevity of life and the insuffi insufficiency
ciency insufficiency of things pertaining to the pock pocketbook.
etbook. pocketbook. It Is better that you go be before
fore before It comes your turn to ride out
there In the big plumed car that never
hauls its load back again. Don't wait
until you own your private automobile,
but go while you are able to walk and
to think. From the dead you may
learn much of life. Scan all the vir virtues
tues virtues Inscribed upon all the headstones
by loving hands and among them all
you will not find recorded the posses possession
sion possession of a million dollars or a docked docked-tall
tall docked-tall horse or a brownstone palace or a
12-cyllnder car or a "handsome" ward wardrobe.
robe. wardrobe.
No I The headstones usually tell
you only of those things worth while.
Remarkable Beliefs That Have Been
Firmly Ingrained Into the Chil Children
dren Children of 81am.
Mr. Ernest Young, who went to Slam
to organize the educational system,
related at London recently some cu curious
rious curious beliefs held by the children there.
He explained that he had experienced
considerable difficulty in teaching them
the rudiments of science, They be
lieved that the earth was flat because
the priest had told them so.' It was
also the impression of these children
that a big crab went down into the
sea and made' the tide flow, and when
the crab came up for fresh air the
tide ebbed. When the gods became
nngry rolling thunder was heard, and
when the angels got sporty and struck
fire out of bricks, summer lightning
flashes were seen. When many angels
got into the bath at the same time
water ran over the side and it rained.
Directly Mr. Young entered a school
the children prostrated themselves be
fore him, and the only way they could
be Induced to abandon this practice
was to tell them that English children
did not do that. They would do any
thing English, children were said to
do. They were awful liars, but jwhen
told that the English boy was truthful
they gave up the habit.
Precious Stones in British Crown.
There are no less than 3,000 stones
In the crown of the British king. Some
very famous jewels are Included in
this number. 1 One of these is a large
heart-shaped ruby, given to Edward,
the Black Prince, in 1637, by Don Ped Pedro
ro Pedro of Castile. Another precious gem
of the crown Is a huge sapphire,
bought by George IV. The remaining
Jewels consist of 1,363 brilliant dia diamonds,
monds, diamonds, 1,273 rose diamonds, 147 table
diamonds, 277 pearls, 16 sapphires 11
emeralds and four rubles. Complete
with its white silk lining and purple
cap, the crown weighs slightly more
than 89 ounces.
Chinese Canals.
At what period the Chinese began to
dig canals, there is no authentic rec record
ord record to prove. Sometimes it seems as
If these remarkable people must al always
ways always have had canals and other works,
so long have they been familiar to
them and so well established have they
been as a part of the country as the
men from the Occident first visited it.
One thinks of the Grand Canal of
China and the Great Wall of China to together,
gether, together, although, of course, they have
nothing whatever to do with each oth other,
er, other, except that they are both ancient
and remarkable works of the Chinese
Don't Envy Others.
Idle women, or women who seem to
be spared anything that savors of
work, are never happy or satisfied.
Persons who live aimless lives simply
cannot be happy.
Let the woman given to envying
those f ortnnate, but In reality lazy
and listless individuals, ponder seri seriously
ously seriously over this truth, become interest interested
ed interested in some worthwhile duty of the
hour, and try to forget herself. If she
does this she will not find any time to
waste In Idle wishing, but, on the other
hand, will experience a contentment
delightfully new and satisfying.
Glassmaklng Old Industry.
Glassmaking In Venice is of remote
antiquity. By a law of November 8,
1291, the authorities of Venice, to avoid
the risk of fire, ordered the glassmak glassmaklng
lng glassmaklng industry to be transferred to the
adjacent island of Murano. Ever since
Murano has been the most Important
center for hand-made glass and glass glass-bead
bead glass-bead manufacture In tha world.



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Every modern convenience in each room. Dining room service is
second to none. ..
RATES From $1.50 per day per person to ?6.
Manager. Proprietor.

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Receive Special Attention
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Tttlula Lodge No. 22, I. O. 0. F., j
meets every Tuesday evening in we
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm .welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
L. II. Pillans, N. G.
M. M. Little, Secretary.
Marion-Dunn Lodge No., 19, F. &
A. M., meets on the first and tnird
Thursday evenings of each month at
8 o'clock, until further notice.
Stepben jewett, w. a.. ..
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
the K. of P. hall at 8 p. m. every
second and fourth- Friday. Visitirg
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
P. W. Whitesides, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk
OCALA .LODGE NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
.Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth
ren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
C. W. Hunter, E. R.'
E. 3. Crook, Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. ID. Conventions
held every Monday evening at 8
at the Castle Hall, over the Jams
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcosv
U, visiting brothers-
IL-B. Baxter, C. C. K. Sage. K. of.R- S ,.. ;
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday evt evt-nings
nings evt-nings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 8 o'clock.
Gara Moremeri, N. G.
Georgia Ten Eyck, Secretary.
R. A. M. CHAPTER NO. 1 3
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.
Take Brown. Secretary.
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.f
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Alice Yonce, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.


Storage and Packing
Yours for All Kind Of
210South Osceola SL
Says you really feel clean, sweet
and fresh inside, and
are seldom III.
If you are accustomed to wako up
with a coated tongue, foul breath or
a dull, dizzy headache; or. If your
meals sour and turn into gas and
acids, you have a real surprise await awaiting
ing awaiting you.
To-morrow morning. Immediately
upon arising, drink a glass of hot
water with a teaspoonful of limestone
phosphate in it. This is intended to
first neutralize act then wash out of
your stomach, r.-er, kidneys and
thirty feet of intestines all the Indi Indigestible
gestible Indigestible waste, poisons, sour bile and
toxins, thus cleansing, sweetening and
purifying the entire alimentary canaL
Those subject to sick headaches,
backache, bilious attacks, constipation
or any form of stomach trouble, are
urged to get a quarter pound of lime limestone
stone limestone phosphate from the drug store
and begin enjoying this morning in-eide-bath.
It is said that men and
women who try this become enthu enthusiastic
siastic enthusiastic and keep it np daily. It Is a
splendid health measure for it is more
important to keep clean and pure on
the inside than on the outside, because
the skin pores Ao not absorb impuri impurities
ties impurities into the blood, causing disease,
while the bowel pores do.
The principle of bathing inside is
not new, asnHHons of people practice
it Just as hot water and soap cleanse,
purify and freshen the skin, so hot
water and a teaspoonful of limestone
phosphate act on the stomach, liver,
kidneys and bowels. Limestone phos phosphate
phate phosphate is an inexpensive white? powder
aad almost tasteless.
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf




Mr. L. D. Ueck of Cottage Hill and
his soldier son Gary were in town to today.
day. today. For sale cheap, a Dodge Touring
Car, in excellent condition. The Max Maxwell
well Maxwell Agency, Ocala. 20-tf
The Boy Scouts meet at the armory
at 7 o'clock tomorrow evening. Every
scout requested to be present and in
Phone No. 451 !s the American
Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie proprietors,
tors, proprietors, the best in the city, at the union
passenger station. 16-tf
The following boys left for Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville this afternoon to make arrange
ments for entering the University of
Florida for the coming winter: Allen
Hollinrake, Leonard Wesson, Glen Glen-don
don Glen-don Hall and Westlake Hollinrake.
Phone us your wants anything in
pure drugs or druggist's sundries.
Court Pharmacy, phone 284. 15-tf
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
CofTee. Kept at all grocery stores. tf
1 1 I Hi-Ill ll I Ml
B. C. Prince, assistant freight
traffic manager, Norfolk; J. S. Can Can-trell,
trell, Can-trell, assistant general freight agent,
and W. R. Canova, traveling freight
agent, Jacksonville, and W. A. Ful Ful-wiler,
wiler, Ful-wiler, general agent, Tampa, all of
the Seaboard, were in the city today,
conferring with the phosphate men.
The Seaboard, in spite of the war, is
shipping phosphate from Fernandina
to Europe. Ocala, which has been in
Mr. Canova 's territory, will hereaf hereafter
ter hereafter be in Mr. Fulwiler's.
The first meeting of the band under
the leadership of Prof. J. W. Chatta Chatta-way
way Chatta-way will be held tonight (Thursday)
at the old band room on the third
floor of the Commercial Bank build building.
ing. building. All band men who have promised
to attend will please be on hand, and
all others who can play and are in interested
terested interested in, Ocala having a band will
be gladly welcomed. Let all be on
can arrange to give summer concerts
as soon as possible.
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
Much as we dislike to admit It, ther
till exists a distinct apathy toward
the war on the part of a great many
people. In various parts of the country.
The leason for this is even deeper than
constitutional pacifism or pro-Germanism
based upon explainable blood
or mental association. The fact la,
although we did not realize It until
recently, the average citizen of this
country has not had instilled in him
real responsibility in and to his gov government
ernment government The extreme development of
the democratic idea In America and
the ultra-political nature of our form
of government has resulted In the al almost
most almost total disappearance of the appre appreciation
ciation appreciation by the individual of what the
government means to him.
The changing of this condition Is
possibly the most serious problem fac facing
ing facing 'the United States today, outside
f winning the war. It involves a com complete
plete complete readjustment and revitalizing of
our methods of civic Instruction. This
work must start In the schools of the
lowest grade. Many men who have
had the advantage of collegiate in
struction In political economy, and
even the Influence of the discussion of
these matters in high school debating
societies, appreciate the problem. It
must be remembered, however, that
by far the greater majority of boys
who later make up the citlienry of the
nation leave school after passing
through only the most elementary
The National Security League, or organized
ganized organized at the start of the war as a
preparedness proganda and now devot devoting
ing devoting Its entire efforts to the awakening
of the people te a realization of the
meanings of the war and the menace
of defeat, has undertaken nation nationwide
wide nationwide campaign on this question ef true
citizenship which is worthy of atten attention
tion attention and support. It has enlisted the
co-operation of state, county and city
superintendents of schools In all part
of the country to make dally instruc instruction
tion instruction on the war part of actual school
tuition. The league has also obtained
the release to It on full pay by the
Boards of Trustees of a number of the
largest colleges and universities in the
country of a corps of professors who
are to constitute a "National Patriotic
Education Faculty" to carry on this
work In the broader field. These men
will create a sort of peripatetic uni university,
versity, university, Journeying personally Into all
parts of the country to spread this
thought of the necessity of awakening
the citizenship of the country to re responsibility
sponsibility responsibility In its government. More
power to the "Natlonnl Security League
and may ihc nation quickly realize the
!mirtan-e of its work!
W. K. LaneM. D-TTPhysician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
Dodge Touring Car for sale cheap;
good condition. Apply at the Max Maxwell
well Maxwell Agency. 20-tf
Careful prescription service, using
Sijuibb's chemicals, at Gerig's Drug
Ktre. War Savlnes and Thrift

Stamps sold. tf


(Copyright. ISIS, by tne ilcClure Sewsp-
per Syndicate.)
Katrina fljing her book on the
ground and sprang to her feet impa impatiently.
tiently. impatiently. "I'm a fool," she told herself cross crossly,
ly, crossly, "a stupid, silly girl I came here to
get away from Carter because I
thought I hated him and I've never
passed such a miserable week in my
"Hello!" piped a shrill, childish voice
near her. Katrina looked around and
saw a small ragged little girl regard regarding
ing regarding her intently.
"I live over the hill in the gray
house," she began by way of introduc introduction.
tion. introduction. "I seen you sittln here yester yesterday
day yesterday and you looked so sad that I
thought maybe you got some trouble,
Katrina smiled. "How old are you?"
she asked with more interest.
T ain't sure. Ma says I'm nine and
Pa says ten. There's so many of us,
we get mixed. We got eleven in all,
countln my cousin that spends a week
with us once a year, an Joe when he
marries Mollle if they do get married
now. That's another trouble."
"Is your sister engaged?"
"Well, she's been keeping company
with Joe, but they've broke up now.
Ma says It's all foolishness and she's
awful upset cause she thought she'd
got Mollie off her hands for keeps. And
Mollle cries and says she hates hlni
and she won't ever get married to no
one! I gotter go, now, it's supper
time, I guess, ni be round tomorrow,
if I get time. My name's Elf reda, af after
ter after my aunt that died. Good-by."
The next afternoon Elf reda came
again. She was fairly bursting with
"What do you think has happened?"
And without waiting for an answer,
she went on : "Mollie's made It up with
Joe, and they're goln to be married.
Ain't it grand?"
"Indeed it is, dear. How did it hap happen?"
pen?" happen?" "Yesterday when Mollie was over to
her place to work, the lady was all
broke up because a young feller she
knew had gone away from home to
stay always because some girl give
him the slip. An' she told Mollie If
folks would have more sense such
things wouldn't happen. When Mollie
come home she said I could take a note
to Joe, an I did an' he grinned and
said I was a good girl. He gave me a
penny, too J"
For a moment there was silence,
then the child seized Katrina and
pointed at two figures crossing a near nearby
by nearby field. The man had his arm about
the girl and their faces were radiant.
"That's them!" whispered Elf reda.
"Ain't they made it up great!"
"Will you mall a letter for me, on
your way home?" asked Katrina. "It
won't take me a second to write."
It was dusk in the field by the old
apple tree, but Katrina had forgotten
nil about time. She was thinking that
the letter ought to reach Carter the
next evening. Would he come? Wear Wearily,
ily, Wearily, she leaned her head against the
tree and closed her eyes.
Unseen by her, a young officer hur hurried
ried hurried across the field towards the rustic
seat. When he was quite near he
called cheerfully : "Wake up and
speak to me 1" Katrina opened her
eyes and for a moment gazed at him
dazedly. Then, light dawned and she
sprang to her feet.
"Why, Carter!" she cried. "You got
your commission 1 Oh, isn't it wonder wonderful.
ful. wonderful. But what made you come? Tell
me, quickly, please."
"Well, you see, I Just couldn't keep
away. I've missed you so, and I've hat hated
ed hated myself terribly, and then, yester yesterday
day yesterday I got my commission and 111 have
to go away, and I had to see if you
would go with me I knew you would
never send for me, so I came."
"But I did send for you the letter
went an hour ago. And I begged you
to come shamelessly, I did!"
His arms went about her.
"What made you do It, dearest?" he
asked her.
"A ragged, dirty little girL She
made me feel so mean and lonely and
miserable that there wasn't anything
else for me to do!" Then, her voice
changed, and she caught her breath
in a sob. "Oh, Carter, I've missed you
so dreadfully I There hasn't been a
night when I have not cried myself to
sleep and Aunt Alice thinks I am per perfectly
fectly perfectly mad, I know. Please never leave
me again please!"
"I guess not I We'll be married the
minute we get home !"
The next day Elf reda called to ask
Katrina to come to Mollie's wedding.
"I'm sorry, dear, but I'm going home
to my own wedding," she told her.
"How will I do for a husband?" ask asked
ed asked Carter, with mock fear in his voice.
Elfreda looked him over appralsing appralsing-iy.
iy. appralsing-iy. "Well, I guess you're all right, but
of course you ain't Joel"
Katrina and Carter laughed hap happily.
pily. happily. "Here's a present for Mollie," prof proffered
fered proffered Katrina, slipping a bracelet from
her arm. "And I hope she'll be as
happy as I ami"
First European Artesian Well.
The first artesian well to be bored in
Europe of which data is available is
the tube well at Grenelle, in France,
which was sunk by the French govern government
ment government between 1834 and 1841, in the
hope of obtaining a sufficient supply
of water for Paris. The depth is 1, 1,-79S
79S 1,-79S feet, at which level a prolific sup supply
ply supply of water was reached, giving an
overflow at the surface of COO gallon
oer minute.


Numerous Examples Can Be "Given,
but Exact Reason Is Hard
to Explain.
A close observer describes two phe phenomena
nomena phenomena of nature rot easily explained :
First, that natural sounds are very
different in the colder than In the
warmer months of the year; and, sec second,
ond, second, that waters have different tints
during the colder and warmer months.
A number of examples occur to
prove the first phenomenon. Who has
not noticed the. contrast in the noise
of the wind in different seasons when
It blows around the corner of the
house In summer what a soft, mellow
tone it has and In winter what a
harsh, rough whistle?
Then, again, let us stroll along the
banks of ,a stream In May, June or
July, and we will observe that the wa water
ter water will then make a gentle, babbling
sound, while in November or winter
It will, with not great volume, make a
hoarse, gurgling noise.
Still again, if we ramble In the
woods during late spring or early sum summer,
mer, summer, we cannot but notice with what a
softness and mildness the wind has
been blowing through the tops of the
trees ; on the other hand, what a roar roaring
ing roaring It makes in cold weather.
Perhaps the trees being with or
without foliage may cause some dif difference,
ference, difference, but it will be observed In May,
before the leaves are out to any ex extent,
tent, extent, there Is even then a marked dif difference
ference difference between that time and Decem December.
ber. December. Often we have heard it along
telegraph wires during the summer
and winter, and have noted the con contrast.
trast. contrast. St. Louis Globe Democrat.
Scientists and Physicians Have Pre Prepared
pared Prepared a Strong Indictment
Against the Beasts.
Although animals aro not affected
by the sickness and communicable dis diseases
eases diseases of man, yet, for some tmexplain tmexplain-able
able tmexplain-able reason, the scientists and physi physicians
cians physicians declare that a whole host, of
ofttlmes fatal ailments of mankind are
traceable to the beasts, says Popular
Science Monthly.
The horse Is .blamed for spreading
glanders, rabies, lockjaw and other dis diseases
eases diseases of five or more syllables. Dogs
and cats are branded as the circula circulators
tors circulators of rabies, parasitic worms of dif different
ferent different kinds, fleas and ticks.
The cow Is the worst offender. The
list of diseases laid at her bam door
Is headed with tuberculosis and grows
constantly more blood-curdling, until
we wonder why physicians and scien scientists
tists scientists consent to the use of milk, butter
and cheese which still lead the dieti dietitians'
tians' dietitians' list of nutritives. ,..-'
Rats, squirrels and fleas spread the
bubonic plague.- We are prepared to
believe that lice and bedbugs, files and
mosquitoes are the rapid transit lines
for yellow fever and malaria. We are
willing to forego the luscious oyster
all the year around, if need be, to
avoid typhoid fever."
Clearer Values.
All life and action upon the snow
have an added emphasis and signifi significance.
cance. significance. Every expression is understood.
Summer has few finer pictures than
this winter one of the farmer fodder foddering
ing foddering his cattle from a stack upon the
clean snow the movement, the sharp sharply
ly sharply defined figures, the great green
flakes of hay, the long files of patient
cows, the advance Just arriving and
pressing eagerly for the choice mor morsels
sels morsels and the bounty and provision it
A severe artist No longer the can canvas
vas canvas and the pigments, but the marble
and the chisel. ... I see the hills,
bulging with great drifts, lift them themselves
selves themselves cold and white against the sky,
the black lines of fences here and
there obliterated by the depth of the
snow. Presently a fox barks away up
the next mountain, and I Imagine I see
him sitting there In his furs upon the
nitrmlnated surface, and looking down
to my direction. John Burroughs.1
Little Known of Shooting Stars.
Our knowledge of shooting stars ex extends
tends extends into the oldest history of human humanity,
ity, humanity, back Into prehistoric times. Yet
today no one knows exactly what a
shooting star is, or from where it
comes. An hypothesis proposed in 1875
and generally accepted today. Is that
meteorites are fragments broken from
small planetary masses by volcanic ex explosions,
plosions, explosions, brought about by a sudden ex expansion
pansion expansion of gasses, steam and probably
hydrogen. The broken bits, after their
separation, are .believed to arrange
themselves In swarms which cross the
orbit of the earth In accordance with a
definite law. Shooting stars, then, un undoubtedly
doubtedly undoubtedly come from within cur solar
system and are broken bits of a world
body destroyed by volcanic events.
Many meteorites have been found in
Arizona. Popular Science MonthlyT
The Sixth Sense.
- Human beings have a real sixth
sense, says Science, in the shape of
a sense of equilibrium. This sense Is
coming In for much Intensive study to today,
day, today, because it Is probably the most
Important qualification for the success successful
ful successful aviator. It has been found to re reside
side reside In three tiny canals In the Inner
ear. These three canals are located
In the bone of the skull and are filled
with a liquid in which nerve filaments
from the auditory nerve terminate.
In some way not yet clearly under understood,
stood, understood, through these.canals and nerves
the Individual can tell,-without being
able to see or feel, just how nearly up upright
right upright his position is. The sense is much
more keenly developed in some people
than in others.


(Continued from Third Page)
Red Cross Work
Following are the names of the
workers at the Red Cross rooms to today:
day: today: Mrs. Stiles, Mrs. Baxter, Mrs.
Jones, Misses Stella, Nina and Carita
Camp, Mrs. F. W. Cook, Mrs. C. E.
Simmons, Miss Mary Burford, Mrs.
Brown, Mrs. Chambers, Miss Rose
Wolff, Mr?. W. W. Clyatt, Mrs. J. A.
Bouvier and Mrs. Fred II. Meffert.
Mr. W. B. Gallagher and brothei.
Sergeant Vernon Gallagher, are
spending a few days in Plant City
with their parents and other rela relatives.
tives. relatives. Col. and Mrs. John M. Martin have
gone to Woodstock, N. C, where they
will spend the summer with their
daughter, Mrs. Munroe and grand granddaughter,
daughter, granddaughter, Miss Frances Bangs.
Mrs. Lovick Thomas and little
daughter, Allie and son, Henry Cum Cum-mings
mings Cum-mings Thomas of Rodman, who have
been the guests of Mrs. J. C. Smith
and family, will leave tomorrow for
their hohe.
Mr. and Mrs. Purdy Richardson
and daughter, Christine, of Iliil Crest,
Boardman, are guests of Mr. Rich Richardson's
ardson's Richardson's parents, Dr. and Mrs. W. M.
Richardson. Their little daughter
will be operated on today or tomor tomorrow
row tomorrow at the hospital,' to have her ton tonsils
sils tonsils and adenoids removed. Her par parents
ents parents will remain in the city until she
has entirely recovered.
Whenever you see the name of
Charles Ray attached to a movie, you
can be sure of seeing an interesting
picture. Such was the experience of
those who viewed "Playing the Game"
at the Temple yesterday. There is
always plenty of pep in Ray's pic pictures.
tures. pictures. This afternoon and evening,
Marguerite Clark will entertain the
people in "Bab's Matinee Idol." This
is the third and the best of the Bab
pictures, and you mustn't fail to see
Sunday was a very pleasant day
for Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Hall and their
children. They spent the day in Au Augusta,
gusta, Augusta, Ga., with their oldest son,
Earl, who. is in the officers' training
camp there. It was the young sol soldier's
dier's soldier's 21st birthday (he is a, volun volunteer),
teer), volunteer), and he greatly enjoyed it with
his parents and brothers. Earl en enlisted
listed enlisted in the machine gun branch, and
by hard work earned his chance to try
for a commission, which he will
probably w:n. He and his comrades
are very anxious to finish their train training
ing training and reach the firing line before
the war is over. Mr. and Mrs. Hall
and the younger children are now at
Margo Terrace, Asheville, and will
spend the summer there.
Mr. Geo. A. Nash expects to leave
tomorrow afternoon, to make ar arrangements
rangements arrangements for opening his big, new
business establishment in Jackson Jacksonville.
ville. Jacksonville. Mrs. Nash will join him in a
few days, and as soon as his affairs
are in proper shape Mr. Nash will go
to Fort Screven to stand examination
for the United States Guards, in
which branch of the service he is cer certain
tain certain of a commission. The store of
which Mr. Nash has so long been
proprietor is yet open, selling out the
few. remaining goods. Mr. Gerig will
move his drugstore into it about Aug.
15. Mr. Nash's resignation will be
made to the council this or next Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Nash
have won the friendship and confi confidence
dence confidence of many friends and will al always
ways always hold it. Ocala will miss them
greatly, but hopes for their prosper prosperity
ity prosperity in their new home.
, Despise the Savoyards.
Ev.n to the present day the Gen Geneves?
eves? Geneves? hate and defTe the Savoyards,
their- hereditary enemies, calling the
contemptuous attention of the stranger
to th" fact thnt these neighbors of
tho?r?: -p.rG unthrifty and Ftlll make
thf'Ir 'x'meii worl; in the fields, as they
did !ntf( '.rnr dnys. Fifteen minutes
ride in a motorcar will carry one from
Geneva into Savoy.
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
cr dc
17. 8. Food Admi&ittraUon.
Ol Squire 'Tater "low he goln" to
be mighty nigh king er de roos
'mongr garden sasj folks. We alls
kin eat him as a 'tater boiled, baked,
fried, stewed, cooked wld cheese en
dev g-ettin so dey make Im inter
flour: eo's we kin "substi-tute" him
fo wheat flour. lie's ie "subrtitu "subrtitu-tenest"
tenest" "subrtitu-tenest" of all de vlttles, he sez.
De udder garden sass folks lak
Inguns, tomatues, cabbage en turnips
en squash don't need to git peeved,
'cause dey's goln to be room In de
pot fo de whole tribe. Evy las
one on 'em can he'p save wheat en
meat fer de boys dat's doLn do fight fight-In
In fight-In over yander.

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South Lake Weir, July 31. Mr. C,
E. Piatt and family have moved to
Mrs. R." J. Piatt has gone to San San-ford
ford San-ford to live with Mr. Abraham Piatt.
Mr. Snow came up from Orlando
with his truck and moved the Piatt
Mr. A. R. Sandlin was a caller here
last week and his many friends are
glad to learn that he and his wife
will live in Ocala again soon, as then
we will get to see them often. 1
The S. A. L. railway has begun to
make over its track between here and
Summerfield, preparatory to moving
the large crop of oranges from here
this year. The work was much need needed.
ed. needed. Mrs. Sallie Chambers will make her
home here with her parents this" win winter.
ter. winter. Mr. Chambers, we hear, has
volunteered in the navy.
Mrs. Phillips of Tampa and little
daughter, Thelma are visitng Mrs.
Phillips' grandmother, Mrs. Sigmon
this week.
The following named -colored men
have been ordered to report to the
Local Board of Mafion County at the
Court House on Sunday, August 4th,
1918, at 7:00 a. m., to entrain for
Camp Devens, Mas.
416 George Thomas, Mcintosh.
486 Earnest Evans, Irvine.
577 James Wilson Gant, Tampa.
683 Johnnie Chambers, Tampa.
745 Castle Johnson, St. Augustine.
998 Rammey L. Galloway, Citra.
1007 Earnest Jackson, Kendrick.
1084 Samuel P. Holly, Tallahassee.
1217 Willie Snow, Summerfield.
1219 Herbert B. Jones, Astor.
1229 Henry McCoy, Evinston.
1231 Doctor Glymp, Ocala.
1233 William Mansfield. Lake Weir.
1234 Arnett- Rose, Ocala.
1235 Samuel Jacobs, Weirsdale.
1338 Ernest Edwards, Jacksonville.
1240 Mitchell McMillan, Dunnellon.
1245 Ralph Duncan, Ocala.
1250 Henry J. Scofield, Fairfield.
1253 Willie Haywood, Jacksonville.
1261 Ulyses Duffy, Venice.
1285 Benj. IL Lumpkin, Ocala.
1287 James Thomas, Ocala.
1301 George P. Falana, Ocala.
1302 Robert Johnson, Deerfield.
1308 Moses Pool, Ocala.
1311 Fred Gibson, Ocala.
1315 Norman Brown, Montbrook.
1317 Amos Williams, Lowell.
1323 Ben Scott, Micanopy.
1327 Joe Wyche, Dunnellon.
1335 Lewis McMahon, Ocala.
1363 Robert Mickson, Reddick.
1367 Charley Been, Reddick.
1384 Henry Johnson, Lowell.
1407 Spencer Thomas, Fairfield.
1417 Walter Dixon, Jacksonville.
1424 Albertus Howell, Martin.
1426 Lee Johnson, Belleview.
1432 Jose Porozo Giles, Ocala.
1434 Charley Stocker, Reddick.
1436 Isaac Bonnett, Palmetto.
1437 Alfred Gant, Asheville, N. C.
1438 Oliver Frazier, Irvine.
1446 Samuel Behn, Micanopy.
1451 Chas. T. Edwards, Morriston.
1453 Frank Wright, Kendrick.
145& Arthur Vreen, Ocala.
1472 Nathan Ellis, Ocala.
1476 Alphonso Myers, Ocala.
1480 George P. Mabury, New York.
1495 James Rice, Ocala.
1504--Calvin Dickerson, Santos.
1508 Bide Melvine, Oklawaha.
1513 Joe Armstrong, Wauchula.
1514 Frank Menchan, Martel.
1517 Sam C. Washington, Dunnlon.
1521 Alexander Clark, Jacksonville.
1530 Attaway King, Citra.
1540 James Jefferson, Espanola.
1547 James Watkins, Ocala.
1548 Joe Darisaw, Ft. Lauderdale.
1555 Samuel Stokes, Mcintosh.
1574 Sylvester Washington, LTcland
1579 Henry Walker. Oak.
1589 Goldwire Randal, Morriston.
1606 Zeddish Smith, Winter Haven.
1617 Noah Washington, Fairfield.
1629 George Howard, Irvine.
1635 Joe Sailor, Dunnellon.
1642 F. D Magon, Chicago.
1643 Benj. A. James, Ocala.
1646 James A. Brown, Martel."
1654 Charlie Harrington, Orlando.
1657 James Hill, Jacksonville.
1661 Isaac 'Thomas, Mcintosh.
1667 Emanuel Crosky, Wildwood.
1672 Ross Jones, York.
1674 Willie Evans, Irvine.
1675 Hosie Gordon, Reddick.
1680 Willie L. Wesley, Micanopy.
1682 William James, Sparr.
1685 Stephen Morris, Ocala.
1687 Lewis Campbell, Crystal River
1693 William S. Pool, Oacla.
1695 Curtis Rou. Williston.
1698 Alex Woodward, Lowell.
1710 Morris Burrell, Santos.
1718 Calvin Thomas, Ocala.
1730 Frank Riley, Dunnellon.
1753 Tom Bumey, Gainesville.
1755 Jesse Lewis, Fort McCoy.
1760 Abe Palmer, Ocala.
1762 Ed. A. Adams, Ocala.
1764 John Glymp, Ocala.
1768 James Colden, Palmetto.
1772 Dan Thornton, Reddick.
1806 David Gaskins, Sparr.
1811 Abraham Woodward, Ocala?
1816 John Shepperd, Sanford.
1930 Willie Turner, St. Petersburg.
1832 Thomas Graham, Ocala.
1840 Elliott Henderson, Reddick
1850 Henry Mathews, Irvine.
1856 David Charles, Ocala.
1858 Charlie Hope, Belleview.
1864 Allen Evins, Reddick.
1S65 Otto Scarbro, Reddick
1866 Lennie A. Peeples, MarteL
1874 Sylvanus Holden, Palmetto.
1876 Willie Smith. Kendrick.
1863 Charlie Bostick, Summerfield.
v&.ter wings and bathing caps at
the Court Pharmacy. 15-tf


Blitchton, July 31. We are having
our share of rainy weather.
Mrs. Tom Sistrunk of Ocala i3 the
guest of Mrs. B. R. Blitch this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Dow Beck and Miss
Mabel Beck of Cottage Hill were Sun Sunday
day Sunday visitors.
Mr. and Mrs. J." W. Coulter and
children spent Sunday at Morriston.
Prof. Richard Irvine of Fellowship
is teaching our public school, com commencing
mencing commencing Monday.
Miss Opal Blitch has accepted a
position in the Cedar Keys school
which opens in September.
Mrs. S. H. Blitch and Mr. Landis
Blitch spent the week end at Magne Magnesia
sia Magnesia Springs, guests of Miss MamW
Fant of Irvine, who is entertaining a
number of friends at the springs.
Mr. Arch Fant, who hs been visit visiting
ing visiting at Irvine, is a guest at the house
Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Fant and Df.
Blitch motored to Morriston Sunday.
air. uary wciiay ana ur. liiitcn
visited the county seat Monday.
Mr. O. S. Sanders spent Tuesday in
Ocala. v v
Mr. Robertson of "Williston called
The value and need of a newspaper
in the household was never greater
than at the present time. We have
been forced to enter the great world
war, and a large army of ours is al already
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have all the news from our troops on
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No other combination of newspap newspapers
ers newspapers at so small a price will furnish
such prompt and accurate news of
these world-shaking events. It is not
necessary to say more.
We offer the Weekly Star and the
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