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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Evening star
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Porter & Harding
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29.187778 x -82.130556 ( Place of Publication )

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Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (June 24, 1895).
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Weather Forecast: Fair south and
cloudy central and north portions to tonight
night tonight and Tuesday, probably rain
northwest portion; warmer Tuesday
extreme northwest portion.
OCALA, FLORIDA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1918.
VOL. 25, NO. 283

BRITISH PASSED
THE BOSPORUS

SHIPS OF THE ALLIED NATIONS
CRUISING IN THE
BLACK SEA
(Associated Press)
Paris, Nov. 25. The BQsphorus
having been cleared of mines, Allied
warships have entered the Black Sea
and visited various ports from Varna
aound the southern coast to Novo Novo-rossysk.
rossysk. Novo-rossysk. CLEARING THE WAY TO KIEL'
London, Nov. 25 A flotilla of mine
sweepers left Firth of 'Forth this
morning to clear the passage to Kiel
for a British squadron which it is un understood
derstood understood vill disarm and intern the
remnants of the German navy.
SHOULD HAVE BEEN
DONE SOONER
Postmaster Burleson Makes a Much
' Needed Concession to the
People
(Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 25. An order
amending the postal regulations so
that telephone and telegraph com companies
panies companies may have access to pestoffice
record? in an effort to locate persons
to whom messages have been sent
without adequate addresses, was is is-suej
suej is-suej by Postmaster General Burle Burleson
son Burleson today.
All Restrictions Off
Washington, Nov. "25. All restric restrictions
tions restrictions on the manufacture of furniture
were abandoned today by the War In Industries
dustries Industries Board.
A LETTER FROM MR. OTTMAN
Mr. pttman did not write this let letter
ter letter for publication, but it contains so
much of interest to his friends that
we print it without his permission.
Trinidad, Colo., Nov. 20th.
Editor Star: Of course you had the
idea that I would not write to such an
unregenerate old rascal as yourself,
but this will tell you that T think so
much of you that I am counting you
among the friends' to whom I care to
write. I wish that you might drop in
on me and we could have a good talk
together. I think that would be bet better
ter better than if I could drop in on you in
Ocala. for there is so much here that
I 'would like to have you see. I sent
you a paper a few days ago in which
was copied an editorial of yours. I
wanted the people here to see what a
Southern man thought of some things.
But as so often happens with' news newspaper
paper newspaper men they credited it to the
Ocala Star of Ocala, California. I do
not understand how your newspaper
brethren can be, so very careless as to
do a thing like that.
Well, here I am, a long way away
from Florida and, its many attractive
things. But I like it here, and find
many attractive things in this moun mountain
tain mountain country. I believe that this cli climate
mate climate is fully as. healthful as that of
Ocala, and while it is much colder it
certainly makes one feel fine. The air
is perfect and the water is as fine as
any I have ever found; clear, pure,
cold and soft. It surely beats that of
Ocala. But I have never a word to
say against Ocala, for I believe it has
the best climate in Florida. .If you
could just have -some of our moun mountains
tains mountains there it would make it so good
that even some of your pessimists
there x would never be willing to die.
But that might be bad for Ocala and
Marion county, for I believe that they
need a few funerals to help conditions
there. I got here on Oct. 4th, and
had services on Oct. v 6th. and since
that time have had no services be because
cause because everything in the way of gath-
erings has been stopped by the flu. It
has not been of the very severe char character
acter character in Trinidad, but it still con continues,
tinues, continues, and I do not know when they
will permit things to be opened. In
some of the coal mining camps, or
towns, near us it has been very bad,
and there have been many deaths. It
certainly has been a mighty bad thing
all over the country.. But we have
done good work on the war work
drive. The quota for this city and
county, on the basis of the two hun hundred
dred hundred and fifty million dollars, was
$51,000, and we have raised about
$57,000, and it i ? still coming in. This
was the first city of any size in tho
entire state to go over its allotment.
So you see that it is not dead by any
means. ...
Trinidad is not what you would call
a pretty, city, but it has many very
pretty spots in it, and all around are
beautiful places without number. We
are about 6000 feet above sea level,
and there are a number of peaks
within sight of the city that run above
3,000 feet above sea level. Many of
them are covered with snow nearly all
the year and they are very attractive
to me, for I love the mountains. I

EBERT

PEOPLE OF GERMANY MAY TRY
THE RUSSO-BOLSHEVIK
PLAN
(Associated Press)
Copenhagen, Nov. 25. An agree agreement
ment agreement has been reached between the
German soldiers' and workmen's coun council
cil council and the government, it is officially
announced in Berlin. The agreement
provides first that all political power
shall be in the hands of the German
socialist republic and the soldiers'
and sailors' council. Second, their
aim is to defend and develop what has
been achieved by the revolution and
suppress all counter revolutionary ac
tivity.
Third, pending the election of rep representatives
resentatives representatives of the soldiers' and work workmen's
men's workmen's council to the executive council,
the German republic executive coun council
cil council at Berlin is to exercise its func functions.
tions. functions. Fourth, the appointment or
dismissal of all members of the var various
ious various legislative bodies of the republic
to be made by the central executive
council. Fifth, before the cabinet ap appoints
points appoints assistant ministers, the execu executive
tive executive council must be consulted. Sixth,
a convention of deputies drawn from
the soldiers' and workmen's council is
to be summoned as soon as possible.
EBERT OVERTHROWN
London, Nov. 25. This morning's
lonaon newspapers display promi prominently
nently prominently German advices regarding the
agreement -between the soldiers' and
workmen's council and the govern government,
ment, government, which is regarded as a develop development
ment development of the greatest importance and
tantamount to the overthrow of the
Ebert-Haase combination and the
adoption, at least theoretically, of the
existing Russian system.
AUSTRIA UPSET
Zurich, Nov. 25. The counter rev revolutionary
olutionary revolutionary movement in Austria is
piogressing to such an extent that
the national council has placarded the
streets, warning the people against it.
It is said the monarchists are 'resort 'resorting
ing 'resorting to all kinds of methods to excite
distrust of the council, trying to
frighten the people by the prospect of
allied occupation, according to a Vi Vienna
enna Vienna dispatch.' J
wish that you might come and let me
show them to you some day, but I
f.uppose it would be impossible to get
that far away from Ocala and the
Star.
I have had some mighty fine rides
about here, some of them right up
into the mountains. A place called
"Stonewall," about 33 miles from
here, is one of the show places. It is
a wall of rocks, set on edge by some
great convulsion of past ages, which
fetand from '150 to 250 feet high and
runs for miles. It is great.- And it
is up there that our city water comes
from. I will send you a booklet about
this city and county, and in the back
you will find an insert which shows
"Stonewall" and on page 5 some
description of it. I have a very at attractive
tractive attractive church, built in the mission
style, and the interior is beautiful. We
have a fine pipe organ and excellent
choir, and with a fine lot of people I
have everything to work with. The
people have been specially fine to me
and have made me feel very much at
home with them, both those outside
the church as well as those of the
j arish. But I shall always have a
very warm place in my heart for the
people of Ocala. Mrs. Ottman is still
in Washington, where she is having
a fine opportunity to enjoy the many
interesting things that are being done
a4, this time
Of course we are pleased with the
result of the war. Mv one regret is
that our allied troops did not get into!
Germany before it ended. But I j
reckon they are getting some things
they do not like just now. And it will
keep coming to them for the next hun- f
dred years.. I hope and believe. I am'
mighty glad for the women of the1
United States who were willing to :
give up their men, if need be, that!
they no longer have to fear that their their-men
men their-men will be killed. But what a pus-!
illanimous and ignominous end for'
Bill Hohenzollern and his junkers.1,
Why did not they go forward in a!
charge and die. They are a cowardly
lot at the best. I hope that the allied
nations will insist on trying every
last one of them who was in any way
responsible for the outrages that
were committed, and punishing them!
by hanging, as any low down criminal
should be punished. Death is their their-due.
due. their-due. and it should be of the most de de-gradirg
gradirg de-gradirg kind. j
Give my regards to all my friends. :
I enjoy the Star as always. With eve-'
ry good wish and sincere regards, I
am. Yours faithfullv. N.
Gilbert A. Ottman.
Take care of your feet. If they are
giving you trouble, have them ex-
amined by M. M. Little, the only foot!
specialist in Ocala. No cost to you. tf

PAYING HEED

TO PROTESTS
ALLIED COMMANDER IS DETER DETERMINED
MINED DETERMINED HUNS SHALL KEEP
TERMS- OF ARMISTICE
(Associated Press)
Paris, Nov. 24 (Havas.) The pre preliminaries
liminaries preliminaries to the peace negotiations
will begin about January 1, the Echo
de Paris declares, and the protocol
will be signed about the end of Feb
ruary. The paper adds that Premier
Clfmenceau will go to London Decem December
ber December 4.
Marshal Foch's refusal to accede to
the protestations of the German dele delegates,
gates, delegates, according to the Matin, will ap apply
ply apply to all proposals in the future.
Submarine War to be Restricted
Paris, Nov. 24. (By the Associated
Press.) Restriction of submarine
operations against merchant ships, so
as to prevent attacks like that against
the Lusitania, doubtless will be pro proposed
posed proposed in the discussion by the peace
congress of the "freedom of the seas"
question. It is the view of leading
naval authorities who have examined
this branch of the subject that sub submarine
marine submarine operations should be limited
to attacking ships forming the regu regular
lar regular part of a navy.
Attacks would be prohibited against
merchant shins, either passenger or
freight, and whether armed defensive defensively
ly defensively or otherwise. According to this
view submarines would continue to be
an arm of. the naval service, but their
service would be confined strictly to
naval warfare.
Pays No Attention to Protests
It is declared that Marshal Foch,
the allied commander-in-chief, has
said he will give no heed to protests
of the German armistice delegates
made through communications from
Foreign Minister Solf concerning the
manner of carrying out of the armis armistice.
tice. armistice. This reply doubtless will cover
any further representations that may
be made by the Germans.
, The armistice as a whole lasts thirty-six
days from the date of signing,
November 11, with the right of exten extension
sion extension and the right of denunciation on
forty-eight hours' notice. The evec evec-uation
uation evec-uation of Alsace-Lorraine must be
completed by November 26, and the
withdrawal of the German troops
from the Rhine country designated in
the armistice is limited to December
13.
A renewal of the armistice probab probab-ly
ly probab-ly will carry it beyond the opening of
the peace congress when fuller con consideration
sideration consideration can be given to its continu continuance.
ance. continuance. s
The Matin states that it is able to
inform Dr. Solf, the German foreign
secretary, that the overtures he has
inspired at The Hague are vain and
that the United States and the allied
governments will never modify J the
armistice clauses.
River Postgirl
Maiden Makes Daily Delivery
Along

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Girls! What would you do If you had to get up at five o'clock every
morning, go to the post oflice for your bag of mall and then row around a
river for some seven miles delivering the mall to the houseboats, and some sometimes
times sometimes finding that during the night a houseboat had broken loose from Its
moorings and drifted another five miles down the river and you had to row
like fury to catch up with It, because you had a special delivery letter for the
party on board? Again what would you do? What would you' say? WelL
here is eighteen-year-old Doris Beaumont of Staines, England, who is doing

that very thing and appears to enlov
the postmaster general and Is starting
Thames with her bag of mail.

LOCATED AT LAST

FAMOUS SUBMARINE DEUTSCH DEUTSCH-LAND
LAND DEUTSCH-LAND IN HANDS OF THE
BRITISH AT HARWICH
(Associated Press)
Harwich, England, Nov. 24. (By
the Associated Press.) In the pres presence
ence presence of Sir EricGeddes, first lord of
the admiralty, twenty-eight more
German U-boats surrendered today.
This was the most imposing flotilla to
haul down the German flag thus far.
It included four very large subma submarines
rines submarines and four of the cruiser type, one
being nearly 350 feet in length.
The noted cruiser submarina
Deutschland U-153, was among the
number. She carried two America
officers who had been rescued from
the American army cargo ship Ticon Ticon-deroga,
deroga, Ticon-deroga, torpedoed on Sept. 30 last.
The officers were taken to Kiel by the
Deutschland, which was returning
from a three months' cruise in Amer American
ican American waters, and were landed today at
Harwich.
SALUTING THE FLAG
WILL BE SUSPENDED
Ocala people will please take notice
that the salute of the flag at sundown
will, after tomorrow evening, be sus suspended
pended suspended until the next war. Most other
places have .ceased the observance al already.
ready. already. It could not be kept up here
much longer without buying a
flag.
new
SOLONS IN SESSION
Florida Legislature Enters On
Work of the Extra Term
the
, (Associated Press)
Tallahassee, Nov. 25. The Florida
legislature convened today in special
session to consider legislation pro prohibiting
hibiting prohibiting the shipment of liquor into
the state after January 1st, to stabil
mobile laws, provide farms for
diers and provide funds for public in
stitutions.
SEEMED TOO SUDDEN
For Rumania to Elect a Constituent
Assembly by Universal
Suffrage
I (Associated Press)
Paris, Nov. 25 The Rumanian gov government
ernment government has issued a decre dissolving
parliament and the constituent assem assembly
bly assembly elected by universal suffrage, ac according
cording according to a Jassy dispatch.
Ray Hunt, who has been in one of
the army .training camps, and has
been incapacitated by illness, has re received
ceived received an honorable discharge and re returned
turned returned home. f
Do you read the want ads ?
on the Thames
to Houseboats and Other Points
the Stream
it. Sh hs hn annnintpd nosteirl bv
on' her morning trip up the river

TEUTONS MAKE
NUROUOLE

GERMAN SOLDIERS SEEM ANX
IOUS TO PLEASE THE
AMERICANS
(Associated Press)
American Army of Occupation, Sat Saturday,
urday, Saturday, Nov. 23, Evening. (By the
Associated, Press) The German fron
tier was crossed at several places to
day by American signal corps units
and ambulance workers. Short trips
were made into Rhenish Prussia, and
the inhabitants are reported to have
shown the Americans every consider consideration.
ation. consideration. A BRIEF HALT
American Army of Occupation, Sat-

I XT OO T- At- -a
o mt. m i
Press.)-The front lines of the Amer
ican amy ox occupation tonignt rest rested
ed rested along the Luxemburg-German bor
der on the Sauer river and then alone
the Moselle river to the region east
of Remich. The American army will
mark time until further orders. At
least three or four days are expected
to pass before the next move is made
toward the German border.
The Germans apparently are with withdrawing
drawing withdrawing according to schedule. Re Reports
ports Reports reaching the Third army today
were that the Germans everywhere
were whistling and singing as they
marched. The general line of the
German withdrawal is along the Perl Perl-Saarburg
Saarburg Perl-Saarburg road. The southern limit of
the' Fifth German army is reported to
be the line Sierck-Thionville. ;
Several instances are reported
where Americans encountered Ger Germans
mans Germans along the roadways and each
time the Germans showed the Ameri
cans every courtesy. While an Amer
ican officer in an automobile was rid riding
ing riding along the Remich-Ereves road,
east of the Moselle, he encountered
German troops marching northward.
A column of German infantry and

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sol-!8?? German troops withdrew to the

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way for the American.
Owing to the shortage, of horses,
the Germans are using oxen to haul
their supplies and some artillery.
NOTHING TO RETRACT
Reply of Dr. Klock to the Insulting
Report of the State Board
Dr. G. A. Klock of Daytona, whose
reporton conditions at Marianna cre created
ated created such a furore throughout the
state and resulted in the "investiga
tion" and subsequent "whitewash"
of the institution, has issued a state
ment over his own signature in which
he declines to retract any of his state statements
ments statements as to conditions as he found
them. He says:
To the People of Florida:
Since Gov. Catts and the other
members of the board of commission commissioners
ers commissioners of state institutions admit the de
plorable conditions which existed at
the Industrial School for Boys at Ma
rianna prior to and at the time of my
visit, as evidenced by the dismissal of
the superintendent and an endeavor
on their part to whitewash the affair,
I feel that my report has already
borne good fruit. I went to Marianna
under orders received at Panama City
on Tuesday, October 29, at 7 p. m., in
structing me to -inspect health condi conditions
tions conditions at the industrial home for boys
and repcrt in Jacksonville on Thurs Thursday,
day, Thursday, if possible. I left Panama City
Wednesday morning and arrived in
Marianna that afternoon. The time
eiven me was only several hours be
tween trains. I reported to the United
States Public Health Service at Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville on Thursday, October 31, and
gave an interview, to the Daytona
Daily News on the following day. 1
stated health conditions as they ex existed
isted existed and have nothing to retract from
the statement as it was published. 1
want to thank the press of the state
for what they have done to acquaint
the people with deplorable conditions
which existed when I was in Marianna
and, from indications, had existed for
some time. No epidemic of only a few
weeks' duration could cause mattress mattresses
es mattresses to rot on the floor and the boys to
be denuded of even night shirts.
Physicians on the Job Job-It
It Job-It appears that after the responsi responsible
ble responsible officials became alarmed at the
protests from every section of the
state, they appointed a "physicians'
committee" to report on conditions,
every member of the committee be
ing an attache of the administration.
My report was made on October 30.
Theirs was on November 9. Ten days
intervened ample time in which to
somewhat remedy conditions, but
even then they could not give a clean
bill of health, as evidenced by the
following extracts from their report:
"Night clothes and wearing appar apparel
el apparel for white boys is inadequate, but
material is on hand to make up these
articles." When and under whose au authority
thority authority was this material supplied?
Referring to the colored department,

MONEY FOR M'ADOO

RAILROAD BOYS WOULD ASSESS
THEMSELVES TO KEEP HIM
ON THE JOB
(Associated Press).
Washington, Nov. 25. A telegram
signed by representatives of the em employees
ployees employees of the railroads operated out
of St. Louis, received at McAdoo's of office
fice office today, pledged the employes to
give $2000 monthly as part of Mc McAdoo's
Adoo's McAdoo's salary to keep him from re retiring.
tiring. retiring. HE'LL PRACTICE LAW
Atlanta, Nov. ,25. "Well, I'm glad
somebody appreciates my financial
straits," was the only comment Sec Secretary
retary Secretary McAdoo made when told the
railroad employees of western roads
had offered to add two thousand dol dollars
lars dollars monthly to his present salary if
I "wuu i iiiam in uiute, xy. w Mill-
Jutes Uter Mr McAdoo said he intend.
ed to resume the practice of law. He
is on an inspection tour of southern
railroads.
PERSHING FOR PRESIDENT
Ohio Republicans Think the General
Would be Easy to Elect
(Associated Press)
Columbus, Ohio, Nov. 25 A cam.
paign for the election of General Per Per-shining
shining Per-shining to the presidency in 1920 was
formally launched today by an appli application
cation application for incorporation of the Persh Pershing
ing Pershing Republican League. Former Sen Senator
ator Senator Dick heads the list of fiftten
prominent republicans who signed the,
articles of incorporation presented to
the secretary of state.
HURRYING UP, THE
DEBS HEARING
(Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 25-r-The supreme
court today granted the government's
request to expedite the hearing on
appeals of Eugene V. Debs and James
A. Peterson of Minnesota, and Jacob
Frohwerk, of Missouri, from convic convictions
tions convictions of violations of the espionage
law. The hearings were set for Jan.
6th next.
COOLER WEATHER COMING
(Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 25. Heavy frost
is probable in North Georgia and the
Carolinas tonight, according to the
weather bureau. The temperaturt
generally will remain below the sea seasonal
sonal seasonal average in the north portions of
the east gulf states.
the committee of physicians reported:
"The night clothing and bed linen was
inadequate and in poor condition,
probably due to existing conditions
previous to the epidemic." The cen censor
sor censor missed this -latter clause. The
"physicians' committee" in this way
agree with me that conditions were
bad and intimate that these conditions
existed before the epidemic.
The amusing tirade of Gov. Catts
and his satellites would lead one to
believe that- they were somewhat
peeved. Well if the truth hurts it will
have to hurt, as I reported the whole
truth and nothings but the truth. Per Personalities
sonalities Personalities are always odious, but since
they have used them in an effort to
muddy the waters of public sentiment,
it causes me. to reflect that "the
political snake wires in and wires out
so as to leave the mind in doubt
whether the snake which made that
track is going nort'a or coming back."
Had Specific Orders
I was sent to Marianna to report
actual conditions from a health stand
point, and, in doing so, told the exact,
unvarnished truth. My report did not
hurt the school, but helped it, as the
superintendent was removed and the
board of commissioners of state insti
tutions were moved to do something
for the boys. The report may have
hurt a few politicians, but if they get
the glory of office, they must bear the
blame, when they fail to administer
affairs as they should be. A hit dog
always howls, and when the board
exclaims: "But, Hun-like, this Ger German
man German doctor, supposedly sent out to
look after the health of the state,"
they overlook the fact that I was rep representing
resenting representing the United States as well as
the state of Florida. My credentials
said nothing about my representing
the politicians, the governor or the
board of commissioners of state insti institutions
tutions institutions and I did not report to them.
My credentials read as follows:
"To Whom it may concern: This is
to certify that Dr. G. A. Klock, of
Daytona, Florida, has been appointed
a representative of the Florida State
Board of Health and United States
Public Health Service, and is employ employed
ed employed by the United States Public Health
Service through the Florida State
Board of Health, to tender medical
service and assistance during the
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The greatest thing is duty and the
highest thing is honor.
Kitchin woke up the wrong ele elephant.
phant. elephant. Foch sharpened Wilson's fourteen
points.
The Watch on the Rhine has held
up both its hands.
Carranza is the latest statesman to
bet on the wrong horse.
The Huns have quit fighting, but
they haven't quit lying.
Let us not starve our vanquished
enemies, but let us feed our friends.
Mexico had better work hard at
learning how to behave. Mr. Wilson
. will go out of office March 4, 1921.
The officers elected for the special
session of the legislature will : not
serve at the regular session unless
re-elected.
For .once, God was not on the side
that had the heaviest artillery. The
Americans and the Allies had no big
Berthas.
Among the ships that formed the
lane along which the German fleet
steamed to surrender was the dread dread-naught
naught dread-naught Florida.
A farm in the everglades is worth
something and of course a man who
has been given one is expected to do
something in return.
The war is over, but we see by the
Lakeland Star that "Our editor, L. W.
Bloom, has gone to war." That label
was all right for one issue.
As long as it remains in charge of
the board of state institutions, as at
present constituted, we had better
call it the "deform" school.
We regret to say that the admira admiration
tion admiration of some democrats for Congress Congressman
man Congressman Kitchin is based tm-the fact that
he did what he could to annoy Mr.
Wilson, r
Hoover and Hurley are in Europe,
conferring with Entente statesmen on
the food and shipping situation. If
these two able men are let alone, they
will solve the knotty problem.
Judging by Catts address to the
members of the Florida legislature at
Tallahassee Saturday, the governor
thought he was talking to a conven convention
tion convention of real estate dealers.
Gov. Catts addressed the members
of the legislature as the "greatest
body of thinkers in Florida." He was
only slinging the bull but we hope he
drove its horns thru the target.
i
Did Rast steal that money or was
he politically forced to lend it on per personal
sonal personal notes to men higher up? Tam Tampa
pa Tampa Tribune.
In either event, he is not a proper
person to hold public office.
After four years of sorrow and hu
miliation, Brussels has lifted her
nead from the ashes. King Albert
entered the city Saturday, and with
him were not only Belgian but Amer American,
ican, American, French and British troops.
In the casualty list of Saturday ap appeared
peared appeared the name of "Geo. L. MacKay,
master engineer, Ocala, Fla., missing
in action." As the war department
notified this young soldiers' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. George MacKay, of this
city, several months ago, that he was
missing, and later sent them his com commissions
missions commissions as second and first lieuten-

ant, which were due him for bravery
and skill, it is evident that it has not
given up hope of some time finding
him. It has been reported that Lieut,
MacKay was among a number of
French soldiers in a German prison
camp, but if such be the case he must
have been prevented by his guards
from communicating with the outside
world. There is very little hope that
this brave young man is alive, but if
he is it will soon be known and Ocala
will be overjoyed to know it.
"ACTS OF PROVIDENCE"

When we was a small boy, which
has been over forty years ago, and
since which time the world has ad advanced
vanced advanced further than in the forty cen centuries
turies centuries before, we often heard, and
were duly impressed by, the the ex expression,
pression, expression, "acts of Providence," ap applied'
plied' applied' to the occurrences over which
men had no control or for which
they desired to avoid responsibility.
The belief in which the expression
originated came down from the time
when ignorant savages thought that
a great, supernatural being slung the
lightning, rode on the wings of the
storm and occasionally caused an
earthquake by pushing a continent a
few yards out of his way. Now none
but the most ignorant cling to that
belief.
Sometimes yet, however, the ex expression
pression expression is used to excuse some acci accident,
dent, accident, some evil, that human intelli intelligence
gence intelligence might have prevented but
didn't, and in this case, as in the
other, it imposes only on the ignorant.
Consequently we can't help greatly
approving of the following from the
Tampa Tribune:
"Impious Blasphemy'
"W. A. McRae, commissioner of ag agriculture,
riculture, agriculture, from Marianna himself, says
of the reform school accidental dis discovery
covery discovery of rottenness, It was entirely
Providential; almost the same as if
the institution had been struck by
lightning.'
"Since the bombastic ejaculations
of the Hohenzolleni that he and God
resigned co-equally, and worked in
harmonious fellowship we have not
seen a more blasphemous libel on
Divinity.
"Does he dare to hold the One who
said 'Inasmuch as ye, did it not to one
of the least of these, My children, ye
did it not unto Me responsible f oi
the lice that crawled in riotous reck recklessness
lessness recklessness of joy over the poor, hunger-weakened
little frames ? Does he
dare assert that He who said 'Feed
my lambs meant that they should be
fed stintedly on worm-filled peas, rot rotten
ten rotten meat, and two pints of syrup to
sixty-five hungry half -starved boys ?
Does the man who speaks so humbly
about the 'Good Christian people
dare to allege that 'the Priest and the
Levite were more 'neighbor' to the
man set upon by thieves, than the
Good Samaritan?
x "We have not yet had fixed the re responsibility
sponsibility responsibility for conditions there. But
until we do we pray the members of
that board to save us the hypocritical
down-bowed aspect, the humble, low
breath of resignation, and the saintly
rolling of eyes to Heaven while they
speak piously of that cesspool of hor horrors
rors horrors and proof of hell in man, and
say 'The will of the Lord be done
"Credit the intelligence of the peo people,
ple, people, Mr. McRae, with something above
that of the savage of African depths."
. " . mmmm
The Thirty-first (Dixie) division is
among those named to return soon
from France. The 124th Infantry
(formerly Second Florida) belonged
to the division but it did not go over
until two or three weeks after the
division sailed. So we can't tell for
sure whether it will be with the divis
ion or not. Nearly all private soldiers
that went from Florida with the two
regiments from the state were trans
ferred into other commands when they
had ben sufficiently trained and sent
to France, but most of the officers
remained at Camp Wheeler training
men until the division moved, which
was in September. The three Ocala
officers and several non-coms and pri privates
vates privates are yet with Company A, but
the rank and file is mainly made up
of men from Michigan and Illinois.
The secretary of the interior had
sent trusted men into" Florida to con
f er with the internal improvement
fund trustees. Governor Catts said,
with a view to obtaining from 200,000
to 500,000 or maybe a million acres
of state lands on which to locate sol soldiers
diers soldiers who are returning from Europe
after having faced the bayonets of
the most deadly foe civilization has
had since the beginning of history. He
said it is planned to sell this land at
a low figure and allow the veterans of
the European war to pay for it on
time. Tallahassee dispatch to the
Tribune.
The legislature had better obtain
corroborative evidence from the sec
retary of the interior.
A gentle and noble lady has passed
to her ternal rest. Miss Mary Cus Cus-tis
tis Cus-tis Lee, sole surviving child of Gen General
eral General Robert E. Lee, died at Hot
Springs, Va., Saturday, after a brief
illness. In recent years she had spent
the greater part of her time in Wash Washington
ington Washington and in Richmond, where she
was honorary president of the Lee
Chapter United Daughters of the Con Confederacy,
federacy, Confederacy, and of the board of man managers
agers managers of the home for needy Confed Confederate
erate Confederate women.
Capt. D. W. Purvis, for several
years superintendent of the state
convict farm, is a brave, honest and
kind-hearted man. If he was put in
charge of the Marianna reform
school, the boys there would be de-

cently treated. We are informed,
however, that members of the board
of state institutions are backing three
or four other men for the position.
The legislature should take the super supervision
vision supervision of the school out of their hands.
They have woefully proved their un unfitness
fitness unfitness and a story of suffering and
death akin to that coming from any
German prison camp proves theh
carelessness.

When our armies withdraw from
France they will leave many square
miles of docks and yards, hundreds of
linear miles of railroad tracks and
whole towns of buildings. They will
also probably leave hundreds of loco locomotives
motives locomotives and thousands of cars. These
and all other machinery and build buildings
ings buildings should be given to France. The
cost us hundreds of millions, but the
genius of Foch, which brought the
war to an end so soon, saved us bill billions.
ions. billions.
The officers of the house of repre representatives
sentatives representatives for the special session of
the legislature are Geo. H. Wilder of
Hillsborough, speaker; R. A. Green of
Bradford, speaker pro tem; John G.
Kellum of Leon, chief clerk; Miss
Sue Barco Pinellas, enrolling clerk.
That smart and handsome boy, Hardy
Croom of Ocala, will be one of the
pages, and Walter S. McLin Jr. of
Leon another.
We are glad that George H. Wilder
of Hillsborough county has been
chosen speaker of the house instead
of Amos Lewis of Jackson. Mr. Lewis
lives in the same county with the
Marianna "reform" school, and if he
had been a brave and vigilant public
man he would have : raised his voice
against the abominations 1 allowed
there.
Marion county has about 800 men
in the army and navy. Most of them
have lived in 200 miles of the ever everglades
glades everglades : all their lives. Very few ol
them or of their fathers ever went to
the everglades, and most of those who
Went have returned. And their atti attitude
tude attitude toward the everglades will be
typical of that of their comrades.
Scornfully ignoring the demands of
Duval county women for redress in
school wrongs, Dr. Fons Hathaway
needs some friend to whisper in his
ear: "Hell hath no fury like a woman
scorned." Tampa Tribune.
How's Hathaway going to spend
them additional three mills unless he
runs his schools on double time?
See how foolish this talk. of obtain
ing public lands for soldiers is. Ninety-five
per cent, of the men in the
American army went into it from
good homes, and when they leave it
they will go back to their homes. And
the other 5 per cent are not going on
farms anywhere.
Marshal Foch was born among the
Pyrenees. Like Napoleon, he is of the
old Latin blood, and like Napoleon he
is an artilleryman. Unlike any gen
eral who ever lived before him, he
has been in command of ten million
men, and it is needless to say he has
commanded them well.
J. E. Worthington of the Tampa
Times is another competent man who
is reporting the proceedings of the
legislature. It would pay the people
of Florida to pay such men as Wor
thington and Felkel to remain at Tal
lahassee all the time.
, The Tampa Tribune is probing into
that everglades proposition, which
Catts says caused him to call the leg legislature
islature legislature in extra session. It says:
"The scent grows stronger. The trail
is leading toward a definite thing,
place and person."
. When Don McMullen, one of the
most stalwart prohibitionists in the
state, says that prohibition can be
helped very little by an extra session
of the legislature. Gov. Catts' sudden
anxiety for aridity looks like camou
flage. 5
There is lots of good sport for
hunters in the east of the Oklawaha
section of Marion county. A sample
instance was when Mr. John McQuaig
and his young son of Lake Kerr were
looking after their traps near Mud
Lake and ran into a regular flock of
black bear. There were three of the
bruins and a stand-up and knockdown
fight followed. One bear v was killed
and the other two routed. Mr.. Mc
Quaig and his son brought their bear
meat home. There were a hundred and
fifty pounds of it and the McQuaig
family has been feasting on bear meat
ever since.
When the men of the American
army and navy are discharged, they
will be given a month's pay each and
sent home. The pay for a month of
the average man of the rank and file
will be between thirty and forty dol dollars.
lars. dollars. That amount would not more
than meet his expenses for more than
two weeks at any place in the ever
glades region.' It would pay his fare
from Atlanta to Miami and, if he was
economical, leave him enough to live
on for a week.
Compare the conduct of the Ger German
man German high seas fleet, a line of ships
twenty miles long, which surrendered
to the Allies last week without firing
a gun, with that of the Spanish squad squadron
ron squadron which came out of Santiago har harbor
bor harbor Sunday morning, July 3, 1898. to
engage the flower of the American
navy in a hopeless battle. But then
the Spanish would never. have thought
of sinking a passenger liner with
women and children on board.

OCALA BOYS IN THE
ARMY OF OCCUPATION

An Associated Press dispatch from
Paris, dated Nov. 17, says:
"The American Third army has
been designated as "the army of oc occupation."
cupation." occupation." It will be under the immed immediate
iate immediate direction of General Pershing,
the commander-in-chief, who will be
in command of the American positions
in occupied territory. The Third army
will consist of the first, second, third,
fourth, fifth, twenty-sixth, thirty thirty-second,
second, thirty-second, forty-second, eighty-ninth and
ninetieth divisions which, divided
among the third and fourth corps,
will consist for the present of about a
quarter of a million men. It will be
commanded by Major General Dick-
man.
Major General Joseph T. Dickman,
prior to his promotion as commander
of the Third army, commanded the
Third division of this army, which
was among the divisions that drove
the Huns out of Chateau Thierry. Ser Sergeant
geant Sergeant Edward B. Green and Oscar.
Stucky, two of Marion county's boys,
belong to this division. Besides the
Third division, Major General Dick Dick-man
man Dick-man will have as the above designates
the Forty-second or Rainbow, an
other division which has played a very
prominent part in the war. Lieut.
John Chazal, another Marion county
boy, is a member of it.
THANKSGIVING SERVICE
The churches of the city, with the
exception of the Episcopal and Cath
olic churches, will observe Thanksgiv
ing day in a union service that will
be held at the Baptist church at 10
a. m. Thursday. It being the time in
the rotation for the Methodist church,
Rev. Smith Hardin will preach the
sermon. Special music will be pro
vided. The American people have
unusual reasons for observing this
Thanksgiving day and the people of
Ocala are asked to make this occas occasion
ion occasion a memorable one. ;
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every sec
ond and fourth Friday. Viisting sov sovereigns
ereigns sovereigns are always welcome.
P. W. Whitesides, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Ocala Chapter No. 29, O. E. S.f
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Alice Yonce, W. M.
t Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
OF TRAINS AT OCALA
Seaboard Air Line, Northbound
No. ;4: Arrives 12:43 p. m. Departs
12:58 p. m.
No. 16 (Limited): Arrives and de
parts 4:08 p. m.
No. 2: Arrives 1:50 a. m. Departs
1:55 a. m.
Seaboard Air Lice, Southbound
No. 3: Arrives 1:12 p. m. Departs
1:27 p. m. v
No. 15 (Limited): Arrives and de departs
parts departs 4:08 p. m.
No. 1 : Arrives 1 :45 a. m. Departs
parts 2 p. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line) J
Northbound
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)
Southbound
No. 37: Arrives and departs 2:10
a.m.
No. 39: Arrives and departs 2:35
p. m.
No. 9: Arrives and departs 9:13p.m.
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 arrives
rives arrives 10:50 a. m. from Wilcox.
No. 49: For Homosassa, leaves 2:25
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.
No. 140: Daily except Sunday,
leaves 3:45 p. m- for Wilcox.
Oklawaha Valley Railroad
Train No. 71, first class passenger
and mixed, leaves Palatka at 6:30 a.
m. every Monday, Wednesday and
Friday, arriving at Ocala at 10:30 a.
m., same days.
Train No. 72 leaves Ocala at 2 p.
m. Mondays, Wednesday and Fridays
Train No. 73 leaves Palatka Tues Tuesdays,
days, Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays at
and arrives in Palatka at 5:50 p. m.
same days.
7:40 a. m, and runs only to Rodman,
at which place it arrives at 8:25.
Train No. 74 leaves Rodman at
4:30 p. m. Tuesdays, Thursday and
Saturdays and arrives at Palatka at
5:20 p. m. same days. Palatka News.
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OCALA SOCIAL AFFAIRS

If You Have Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Five Double-One
or Two-Seven
There's a wondrous lot of power
In an honest wholesome smile;
It often starts a blessing
That will travel for a mile.
Why, when hearts are sad and heavy
And the days are dark the while,
You can notice that things brighten
From the moment that you smile.
Reception by Mrs. Carney
Seldom has a more enjoyable recep reception
tion reception been attended in Ocala than that
of Saturday afternoon, when Mrs. E.
L. Carney received a large number of
her friends in compliment to her
guest, Mrs. Park Trammell of Wash Washington
ington Washington and Lakeland, and Mrs. Jacob
Mason of Tampa, the guest of her
mother, Mrs. Mamie Howse Stovall.
Mrs. Carney's home never appear appeared
ed appeared more hospitable. 'The masses of
flowers attractively arranged served
to enhance the artistic appointments.
The color motif in the parlor and li library
brary library was pink and white. Soft trail trailing
ing trailing asparagus ferm mingled with
pink roses and pink chrysanthemums
formed the principal adornment and
were artistically combined to carry
out the motif.
Mrs. Edward Holder and Mrs.
Charles Rheinauer met the callers at
the front door, and they were receiv received
ed received at the parlor door by Mrs. S. T.
Sistrunk and Mrs. R. B. Bullock, who
gave each a pleasant greeting. Mrs.
Mamie Howse Stovall then presented
the guests to the receiving line, which
included besides the hostess and
guests of honor, Mrs. Morgan, Mrs.
Quaintance, Mrs. Howard Hitchings,
Mrs. Gary and Mrs. Trantham.
Mrs. Carney wore for her party,
which was the first large reception to
be given in Ocala for a long while, a
most becoming gown of exquisite
gray crepe de ; chene, lace trimmed
over a satin foundation. Mrs. Tram Trammell
mell Trammell was most beautifully costumed
in black satin with cut jet trim trimmings.
mings. trimmings. Mrs. Mason wore a charming
reception gown of moonglow pink
crepe with Indian bead trimmings.
With this exquisite toilet was worn a
beauty picture hat of black velvet and
corsage bouquet of. pink rosebuds and
valley lilies, r
Assisting in the parlor were Mrs.
Clarence Camp and Mrs. Hampton.
From the reception room Mrs.
Frederick Hocker asked the callers
into the library. Receiving in the li
brary were Mrs. Smith Hardin, Mrs.
Wm. H. Wnghton, Mrs. J. R. Hern Hern-don,
don, Hern-don, Mrs. Kirkby, Mrs. Yocum and
Miss Kirkby. Assisting in the library
were Mrs. Whaley, Mrs. Pyles and
Mrs. Bennett.
Mrs. G. S. Scott and Mrs. Walter
Preer asked the ladies into the din dining
ing dining room, which was made very lovely
with poinsettias and red roses, with
cluster sprays of fern in an exquisite
hand-painted vase on the round table
covered with a handsome lace cloth.
Assisting in serving the delicious hot
teajand dainty cakes were Misses
Katherine Pyles, Caroline Harriss,
Wynona Wetherbee and Mary Harriet
Livingston, all daintily attired.
Mrs. E. G. Peek invited the guests
to the rear hall, which was also very
beautifully adorned with handsdme
poinsettias and lights shaded in red.
During the reception hours piano
and vocal selections were rendered by
Misses Irma Blake, Gladys Martin
and Mrs. Hampton. Mrs. Carney's
home was throwned with handsomely
gowned ladies during the receiving
hours all of whom enjoyed to the full fullest
est fullest extent one of the loveliest social
affairs of the season.
'
Mrs. J. G. Byers of Jacksonville is
the guest of her father, Mr. W. S.
Bray of North Ocala for a few
weeks, after which she will join her
husband in Atlanta, wher he has a
position.
Mrs. Carney and her guest, Mrs
Park Trammell, have returned from
the lake, where they were the week
end guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Rheinauer.
Mrs. Dixon Irvine has returned to
her home at Orange Lake, after a de delightful
lightful delightful visit in Ocala as the guest
of Mrs. W. W. Harriss during fair
week.
Mr. H. C. Stevens", who has been en engaged
gaged engaged in the jewelry business here,
has been appoitned assistant chief
watch inspector for the A. C. L. rail railroad
road railroad with headquarters in Waycross.
Mr. Stevens has recently sold his in interest
terest interest in the Stevens Jewelry Com Company
pany Company to his brother, I. V. Stevens. His
family will remain until the closing of
school. He will be greatly missed,
especially in business and Red Cross
circles, as Mr. Stevens was local
chairman of the Lakeland chapter of
the Red Cross, but we all wish him
the best of luck and health in his new
position. Lakeland Advertiser.
Rev. W. H. Coleman spent today in
Lakeland, attending the Ctate Insti Institute
tute Institute of Christian Workers. On Sunday
morning he will give a resume of the
meeting. Kissimmee items in Tampa
Tribune.
Rev. Coleman is the popular pastor
of the Kissimmee Christian church.
Dr. Julian Rogers of Jacksonville,
who supplied the pulpit of the Bap Baptist
tist Baptist church at the morning and eve evening
ning evening service yesterday, was heard by
a large and interested audience at
both services. Dr. Rogers, who is one

of the secretaries of the Y. M. C. A.,
is a most eloquent and forceful speak speaker,
er, speaker, and the congregations of this city
were honored by having him among
them.

Mrs. Trammell Complimented
Honoring Mrs. Park Trammell, who
is the guest of Mrs. E. L. Carney,
Mrs. S. R. Pyles was hostess today to
a high noon luncheon. Mrs. Pyles is
an ideal hostess and her parties are
always anticipated with delight, and
today's luncheon formed no exception
to the rule.
This attractive home was appro appropriately
priately appropriately decorated for the occasion.
The dining room was made especially
pretty with its adornment of flowers.
The dining table with its decorations
of handsome linen, silver and cut glass
and a central decoration of flowers,
formed a fitting setting for the happy
party gathered around the board. A
course luncheon was served.
Those enjoying this pleasant occas occasion
ion occasion were, besides the hostess and hon hon-oree,
oree, hon-oree, Mrs. Carney, Mrs. Holder, Mrs.
Rheinauer, Mrs. C. P. Howell and
daughter, Mrs. Liddell, Mrs. Hitchings
and Miss Katherine Pyles.
Mr. W. K. Zewadski, who made a
flying visit to his father in this city,
left for his home in Tampa yesterday
afternoon, accompanied by his wife
and son, who have been guests of rel
atives here for several days.
Ms. J. H. Mason and little sister,
Musan Stovall, left yesterday after afternoon
noon afternoon on the limited for their home in
Tampa, after a delightful visit to rel relatives
atives relatives in this city.
Mr. B. J. Hunter, after a pleasant
visit in the city at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. S. R. Whaley, left last night
for Jacksonville.
.
Miss Collie Clark has returned from
a pleasant week-end visit to her par parents
ents parents at Lake Weir.
OCALA FflATERIlAL ORDERS
ODD FELLOWS
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O.
meets' every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 7:30 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
L. H. Pillans, N. G.
M. M. Little, Secretary.
MARION-DUNN MASONIC LODGE
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. & A.
M meets on the first and thira
Thursday evenings of each -month at
7:30 o'clock until further notice.
Stephen Jewett, W. M.
MIRIAM REBEKAH LODGE NO.. 15
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 7:30 o'clock.
Claire Moremen, N. G.
Eloise Bouvier, Secretary.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday evening' at 7 :30
at the Castle Hall, over the G. C.
Greene Co. drugstore. A cordial wel welcome
come welcome to visiting brothers. ,
H. B. Baxter, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, K. of R. & S.
OCALA LODGE NO. 286. B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, mets
the second and fourth Tuesday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
C W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Crook, Secretary.
WITH THE
POULTRY GROWERS
i
The poultry department of the New
Jersey agricultural experiment sta
tion advises that careful attention b
given to preparing the laying booses
for the pullets. Before placing them
In their permanent quarters, the house
should be thoroughly cleaned and dis disinfected,
infected, disinfected, as a precaution against dis disease.
ease. disease.
As crowding'-lowers the vitality,
each bird should be allowed at least
four square feet of floor, space. See
that all drinking fountains, feed hop hoppers
pers hoppers and other fixtures are raised off
the floor.
Ventilation should be secured by
means of muslin-curtain window in
the front of the house. Keep this open
at all times, except in very stormy
weather and during severe cold spells.
Provision should be made for the larg largest
est largest amount of sunlight possible in the
house, as this is one of the best means
of preventing disease. Windows should
be so constructed that the sun can
touch every part of the floor some
time during the day.
It is essential that the house be
kept dry. See that there are no places
in the roof o sides where rain can
beat in. Also, It is desirable tb haTe
a concrete floor, laid on bed of 10
to 12 inches of cinders. A dust bos,
3 by 4 feet and 1 feet deep, contain containing
ing containing fine dust, should be placed in
each house. In short, for the best re results
sults results everything should be done to
give the birds the best housing
lions possible.

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government, Wrig ley's has
discontinued the use of tin foil
as a wrapping fqrBjMgl
Hereafter all three WRIGLEY
flavors will be sealed in
air-tight pink-end packages.

So look for
in the pink sealed
wrapper and take
your choice of fla flavor.
vor. flavor. Three kinds
to suit all tastes.
Be SURE you get
Flavor
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Holding your eyes and
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OCA LA, EVENING STAR, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1918

11
Mr. James Taylor arrived home
Saturday afternoon from Camp Tay Taylor.
lor. Taylor. Jim's friends are glad to have
him home again.
Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
Some eight or ten airplanes passed
over Ocala today on their way to
Jacksonville from Arcadia.
Mr. Dougherty, a skilled engineer,
sent here at the request of Mayor
Chace from Jacksonville by the Scho Scho-field
field Scho-field engineering Company, has been
looking over our light and water
plant. Mr. Dougherty will attend an
informal meeting of the mayor and
council this evening and give them
his opinion on the plant.
Dr. Eddison's Cushion Sole Shoe for
tired and tender feet, at Little's Shoe
Parlor, 24-tf
Ben Raysor left today for Talla Tallahassee,
hassee, Tallahassee, to advise his great and good
friend Catts how to manage the legis legislature.
lature. legislature. Dr. and Mrs. Hurlbert of Richland,
Mich., and Lake Kerr, Fla., have been
spending a few days in the city. Dr.
Hurlbert came especially to consult a
local physician. They have been the
guests of Judge and Mrs. Warner, re returning
turning returning to their Lake Kerr home to today.
day. today. Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
Mrs. S. E. Leigh received yesterday
a letter from her brother, Lieut. Har Harry
ry Harry Johnston, who was gassed in a bat battle
tle battle in the Argonne some months ago,
and is now at a rest camp in France.
He sent her for souvenirs a German
bullet and a piece of a machine gun
belt.
Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cent? at Gerig's Drugstore.
The union Bible study class meets
with Mrs. H. C. Bilbro Wednesday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Laurie Izlar left for his post at
Marathon yesterday. Unless he has a
chance to see some active service
soon, Mr. Izlar will probably return
home and resume his business.
At the Temple this evening will be
seen Bert Lytell in "Boston Blackie
and his Little Pal," a very effective
Metro feature. The serio-comic fam family,
ily, family, Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Drew, will
also give us a close imitation of the
conduct of a married couple when
half of it has the toothache.
The pride of the Court Pharmacy is
its prescription department. Every
prescription is carefully compounded
as ordered by your physician NO
SUBSTITUTION allowed. Phone 284.
It having been reported that Dr.
and Mrs. Moremen intend to leave
Ocala, the Star is glad to be able to
deny the report. The doctor will prob probably
ably probably be in the army for several
months yet.- Mrs. Moremen intends,
to rent their house and spend the win winter
ter winter in Atlanta, but she and the doctor
both hope to be settled in their home
here again next summer.
Miss Jewel Marlow. has received
from one of her friends, Able Seamon
R. T.Thomas, on the transport Mount
Vernon, a souvenir she prizes highly.
It is the unloaded shell of a German
rifle cartridge, the butt of which is
riveted into a piece of steel which has
been fashioned to imitate ah iron
cross, the Hun symbol. The cross was
made of a fragment of a torpedo,
which hit the Mount Vernon som
months ago, but did not sink the ship.
It must have caused Mr. Thomas a
lot of skillful work to shape and polish
it. The rifle cartridge was picked up
in Belleau Wood, where our marines
distinguished themselves.
Paper Drinking Cups, 25 to pack package,
age, package, ten cents at Gerig's Drugstore.
Mr. Dan Whitfield of Palatka was
in town today.
The funeral services of the late S.
L. Bitting, at the home of "his son,
H. P. Bitting, Sunday afternoon, were
attended by many of his old friends.
Rev. Smith Hardin officiated and the
remains were laid to rest in Green Greenwood.
wood. Greenwood. A number of devoted friends, Sun Sunday
day Sunday morning, attended the funeral
services of Mrs. Minnie Stevens, at
Mclver & MacKay's chapel. Rev. J.
R. Herndon officiated. The remains
of the departed were sent on the aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon train to her home at Bur Burnett's
nett's Burnett's Lake for interment.
A letter received from a friend
brings the news that Lieut. Hugo Mc Mcintosh
intosh Mcintosh was right at the front in one
of the big battles in Lorraine.
A card from that clever boy Car Carroll
roll Carroll Fraser tells his friends that he
has again crossed the big herring
pond.
Miss Simmie Handlesman is here
from Salisbury, N. C, on a visit to her
sister, Mrs. Max Israelson. We are
glad to learn that Mrs. Israelson is
rapidly improving.

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LABELS HAVE ARRIVED

May be Obtained from Red Cross
Headquarters for Attaching to
Parcels for Shipment to
Soldiers Overseas
Miss Mary McDowell, secretary of
the Marion County Chapter, Ameri American
can American Red Cross, has received from the
war department a supply of labels to
be used in shipping Christmas parcels
to soldiers with the American Expe Expeditionary
ditionary Expeditionary Forces in France. These
labels will be furnished by Miss Mc McDowell
Dowell McDowell to parents or next of kin of
soldiers who have not received labels
direct from their relatices in France.
The Red Cross secretary also fur furnished
nished furnished a standard size cardboard box
in which to ship the Christmas gifts
that will be delivered to our boys on
Christmas day.
These boxes have to be in the
hands of the Red Cross chapter by
November 30. Do not mail the box
yourself. When packed, the box un unsealed
sealed unsealed and unwrapped, ready for in inspection,
spection, inspection, should be taken to the Red
Cross headquarters. Parcel post zone
rates will be charged. The parcels
are to remain in custody of the Red
Cross until delivered to the postal au authorities.
thorities. authorities. Nothing should go in a Christmas
parcel which will not keep fresh from
the time of packing until Christmas.
Hard candy, including chocolate,
would probably be safe in tinfoil or
heavy cardboard, but no sofe choco chocolate
late chocolate nor anything that could possibly
be crushed should be used. No liquids
nor articles packed in glass should be
placed in the package.
TEMPLE PROGRAM
FOR NOVEMBER
Shows begin at 3:30, 7 and 8:20 p.m.
Today, Nov. 25: Bert Lytell in
"Boston Blackie's Little Pal." Drew
comedy.
Tuesday, Nov. 26: Madge Kennedy
in "Friend Husband." Pathe News.
Wednesday, Nov. 27: Vivian Martii.
in "Unclaimed Goods." Ford Weekly.
Thursday, Nov. 28: Elsie Ferguson
in "The Lie." Pathe News.
Saturday, Nov. 30: "Plaything."
Official War Review.
Need a FewJWore Books
Miss Gamsby, custodian of the li library,
brary, library, informs us that about seventy seventy-five
five seventy-five more works of fiction are needed
to make up Ocala's quota for the Li Library
brary Library Association. These books will
probably go to Miami, where there
is likely to be a big camp all winter.
THE WAR IS OVER
Have your house painted. We do
all kinds of painting and paper hang hanging.
ing. hanging. 23-6t SWAIM SIGN SYSTEM.
The Ocala council sent a telegram,
protesting against an extra session of
the legislature to the governor.
Private H. L. Robinson of the 103rd
Infantry is here on a visit to his
brother, John L. Robinson. Private
Robinson was severely wounded in a
battle in the Toul sector some months
ago, a Hun bullet cutting thru the
fingers of his right hand. V
KENDRICK'S CONTRIBUTION
TO UNITED WAR WORK
Ten Dollars: Mrs. G. B. Chappell,
Mrs. H. A. Webb.
Five Dollars: Mrs. J. M. Fennell,
Mrs. J. E. Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. B.
C. Webb, B. P. Wallace, Mrs. Mar Margaret
garet Margaret Whitehead, Miss Julia H. Webb,
Mr. R. B. Ward.
Four Dollars and Eighty Cents:
Mr. J. J. Guthery.
Two Dollars: W. Z. Bent, T. J. Sims,
Mrs. Van Koolbergen Carl Hendricks.
One Dollar: Mrs. Catherine Loos,
Mr. Geo. N. Shealy, M. E. Phillips,
Harvey Walters, Miss Emaline Wav
ters, Miss Marina Waters, Miss Hat Hat-tie
tie Hat-tie M. Sims, Mrs. L. E. Fort, Miss
Pinney Nix, Roger Lyles, Edwin
Lyles, C. T. Perry, Charles Nix, Miss
Sallie Whitehead, W. K. Finley.
One Dollar and Fifty Cents: A. P.
Finley. Thirty Cents, Theodore White Whitehead.
head. Whitehead. Twenty-five Cents, Lottie Par Parker.
ker. Parker. Two Dollars and Fifteen Cents:
Mrs. J. J. Guthery.
THANKSGIVING SERVICE
The churches of the city, with the
exception of the Episcopal and Cath Catholic
olic Catholic churches, will observe Thanksgiv Thanksgiving
ing Thanksgiving day in a union service that will
be held at the Baptist church at 10
a. m. Thursday. It being the time in
the rotation for the Methodist church,
Rev. Smith Hardin will" preach the
sermon. Special music will be pro provided.
vided. provided. The American people have
unusual reasons for observing this
Thanksgiving day and the people of
Ocala are asked to make this occas occasion
ion occasion a memorable one.
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every sec second
ond second and fourth Friday. Viisting sov sovereigns
ereigns sovereigns are always welcome.
P. W. Whitesides, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Ocala Chapter No. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Alice Yonce, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

How the Men in Our Army and Navy
Will be Sent Back Home
Senator Fletcher sends us the fol following
lowing following information, which will be
very interesting to our people at this
time.
Press Interview, Secretary of War,
November 15, 1918
"The first units to be demobilized
will be the development battalions at
all camps. The development battal battalions
ions battalions are made up of men who wer
under physical requirements or who
needed some special drill or discipline
to bring them into full military value
underdeveloped physically, largely.
"No furloughs will be granted, but
they will be honorably discharged, of
course. There is no certain date.
"Every man who is discharged from
the army has to have a physical ex examination
amination examination and a very careful record
made for statistical status, and in instead
stead instead of furloughing them and thet
discharging" they will be discharged,
so that there may be no subsequent
claims against the government. All
of those men will have to be examin
ed by the doctors and the medical de
partment is prepared to take over the
question of rapid examination, and
discharge. No date has been set for
examination, but I have an idea it will
be soon. It is not contingent upon
anything, but will be done as soon as
convenient.
"It is difficult to grant requests
from business institutions, etc., for
men, because it breaks up units and
creates an inequality of conditions and
it is not likely that individual re
quests can be granted.
"The physical examination applies
also to students at schools.
"The central officers' training camp
schools will be discontinued.
"The thing that we have to do and
the thing that we must do is to de
mobilize the men in this country and
all the others with reference to their
occupational opportunities, so as to
let them get back into the normal life
of the country without filling the
country with unemployed men. The
war department is working in close
co-operation with the department of
labor and the war industries board as
much in the discharge of men as in
the termination of contracts."
Q. "If an individual had an oppor
tunity to get his own employment,
would an individual case be consider
ed?"
A. "An individual case if it comes
in a class that was to be discharged
as a class, but no priorities and no
furloughs will be granted." 4
Press Interview by the Chief of Staff,
November 16, 1918
"With reference to what is being
done after the armistice was formally
signed, I have issued orders in accord
ance with a plan which we have evolv
ed for the prompt reduction of our
forces in the United States. I first
ordered the demobilization of the de
yelopment battalions throughout the
country. They are 71 in number and
embrace in strength 98,199 men. The
second order carries out the demobili
zation of conscientious objectors who
are not serving sentences. Third, the
spruce production division; fourth,
central training schools for officers,
with certain modifications; fifth, the
United States'guards, who comprised
something like 135,000. on paper;
sixth, railway troops; seventh, depot
brigades; eighth, replacement camps;
ninth, and last, combat divisions.
"We have in the United States now
something like 1,700,000 men, and to
muster out a force of that kind, of
course, will take some time. Each
man has to be examined physically,
his final accounts made, and a copy of
his medical record transferred to the
war risk insurance bureau, so that
the men may get compensation they
are entitled to under the act, which
must be properly safeguarded. Great
masses of blank forms !iave been pre
pared in advance, and they are being
shipped to the various camps for use
as these orderse go into effect.
"The orders that have already been
issued effect some 200,000 men. I ex expect
pect expect to muster them out in two weks,
When the machine is in full opera operation
tion operation we expect to release 30,00 men a
day.
"In handling this problem of demob
ilization, one of the features which
had to be considered was the -subse
quent retaining of men for the regu
lar army, or what will be the regular
army when Congress passes laws re
organizing the army. When the war
broke out there were only a limited
number of such men in the service,
and the great number of men who
filled out these units were men who
voluntarily enlisted for the period of
the war. So we have offered these
men who came in fdr the period of
the war the option of reenlisting if
they care to.
"We have offered an immediate
honorable discharge with a furlough
of one month upon reenlistment, and
we propose to go before Congress
and ask Congress to give every single
man who has been honorably dis discharged
charged discharged one month's pay, whatever
his grade is, as a bonus. These men
who reenlist will not lose their bonus.
Under present laws every man who
is discharged from the whole army is
entitled to wear his uniform for per period
iod period of three months; that isa very
necessary thing, because the releas releasing
ing releasing to civil -life of three or four mill million
ion million men makes it impossible to clothe
in civilian clothes so great a numbet.
So there .will be a period of readjust readjustment
ment readjustment during which they will be wear wearing
ing wearing their uniforms. As men are dis discharged
charged discharged we take up the question of

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the officers. The officers are listed in
this way: Officers who want to apply
present epidemic of influenza. Ap Appointment
pointment Appointment to be effective October 22,
1918."
As yet the United States Public
Health Service has not had cause to
question by report or intimate that I
am other than true blooded, patriotic
American.
While at Marianna I met Dr.- N. A.
Biatzell, and in my report commend commended
ed commended him for the splendid work he was
doing, and I wish to add that if even
one of the board had been looking aft after
er after conditions at the Industrial Home
for Boys as industrially as he was,
matters would have been in much bet better
ter better condition.
To answer all the questions which
a peeved governor and an irate board
can ask would take up too much space.
Respectfully submitted,
G. A. Klock, M. D.
for commissions in the regular army
will be considered; officers who want
to put themselves in a class where
they can be used for future military
operations will be offered commis commissions
sions commissions in the reserve corps. The rest
of them will be discharged. In this
connection I also issued an order to
all staff corps that the discharge of
officers and men must keep pace with
the cutting down of work, and they
have been directed to submit lists of
officers and men from time to time as
they can be spared for discharge.
"At the same time as these orders
were given for the troops at home, I
cabled to General Pershing, directing
him to return to the United States
on troop transports all the men who
are casuals or convalescents, sickvand
wounded, who are able to be moved;
and these men will come in a steady
flow acros sthe Atlantic before the
larger number come back as x units.
"We' propose when the divisions
come back from France to have .them
mustered out in the vicinity of their
homes. The men from New England
will be put in Camp Deyens, for in instance,
stance, instance, and we intend to have these
men parade in the nearest adjacent
town, so that the home people can
see their own soldiers. This scheme
calls for the clearing out of the
camps at home, and I will leave in
each one of these camps a unit of the
regular army, which will police it
and take care of it and make it ready
for the troops as they come back
from France.
"With reference to casualties in the
American Expeditionary Forces, I
cabled General Pershing directing
him to report in plain English and
not in code, so as to save time, the
name of every man killed, wounded
and missing up to the time of the ar
mistice not hitherto reported. I have
had an answer this morning saying
he would expedite it in every way."
Q. "Is the 26th division likely to
be among the early troops brought
home?"
A. "The order in which divisions
will be returned from France has not
yet been determined, and in general
that will be left to General Pershing.
When the situation is such that these
divisions will be allowed to return, he
will be allowed to pick frqjn his com,
mand."
Big Increase in the Maple
Sugar and Sirup Production
In 1 91 8 Over Previous Year
The maple sugar crop of 1918 In the
13 states, which include nearly all the
producing region, was 13,270,900
pounds, and the sirup production was
4,905,200 gallons, according to the gov government
ernment government market report. The total of
sugar and sirup, counting one gallon
of sirup as equivalent to eight pounds
of sugar, would be 52,512,500 pounds
of sugar. The production in 1917 was
10.838.650 pounds of sugar and 4,286. 4,286.-100
100 4,286.-100 gallons of sirup, both being equiv equivalent
alent equivalent to 45,127,400 pounds of sugar.
The 13 states covered by this report
produced about 99 per cent of the to total
tal total maple sugar and sirup in the cen census
sus census year 1909.
The principal region of production
extends from northwestern Ohio
through New York to Vermont and In Includes
cludes Includes parts of "Maine, New Hamp Hampshire,
shire, Hampshire, Massachusetts and Pennsyl Pennsylvania.
vania. Pennsylvania. Outside of this region there
Is also production of importance in
the mountain country beginning with
the southern counties of Pennsylvania
and extending through western Mary Maryland
land Maryland into scattered localities in West
Virginia; also in parts of Michigan,
Wisconsin and Indiana.
The increased demand and higher
prices for maple sugar and sirup help helped
ed helped to cause a larger number of
trees to be tapped in 1918 than in
1917, or even In 1909. A total of 19, 19,-298,200
298,200 19,-298,200 trees were tapped in 1918, of
which 15,616.000, or 81 per cent, were
In the four states of Vermont New
York, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Weather conditions in the northern
part of the sugar region, namely, in
New England, New York, Pennsyl-'
vania and Michigan, were favorable.
There were cold nights alternating
with warmer d:!.v.s.
ODD FELLOWS
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.,
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 7:30 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
L. H. Pillans, N. G.
M. M. Little, Secretary:
For expert piano tuner phone 427.

UNCLASSIFIED
ADVERTISEMENTS
RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25c; three times 50c.; six times
75c; one month $3. Payable in advance.

WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
FOR SALE One good work mule,
about 12 years old. Phone 279 or call
at American Fruit Store. 25-tf
FOR SALE Four good mules and
two-horse wagon. Apply to A. T.
Thomas., Il-4r3t
FOR SALE Buick runabout, just
overhauled, painted and new top. Ad Address
dress Address P. O. Box 139, Ocala, Fla. 23-3t
LOST On Oklawaha or Fort King,
Friday, an automobile starting crank.
Finder will please leave at Star office
and receive reward. 23-3$
WANTED First class grove and
farm foreman, capable of handling
200 acres; must understand grove
work; state age and experience; if
married and how many in family;
gire references and state salary ex expected.
pected. expected. P. O. Box 39, Ft. Myers, Fla.2t
WANTED Messenger; salary $20
per month; must have bicycle. Apply
at Postal Telegraph office, opposite
Harrington Hall hotel, Ocala. 20-6t
FOR SALE Five-room cottage for
sale at a bargain; also lot near new
high school. H. P. Bitting, 430 North
Magnolia St. 20-6t
RAZOR BLADES SHARPENED 1
sharpen all makes of safety razor
blades. All hair tested. Durham Durham-Duplex
Duplex Durham-Duplex doz. 50c; other double-edge
$35c; single-edge 25c. T. C. Peacock,
707 Franklin St., Tampa, Fla. 9-lm
FOR RENT Furnished, large, airy
rooms. Apply to Mrs. William Sin
clair, 20 Herbert street. 18-6t
FOR SALE A Hupmobile, five-passenger
model 32 in good shape with
starter and four new tires; a bargain,
Apply at Star office. 18-6t
RAGS WANTED At once. Cotton
rags; table or bed linen, underwear,
etc. No sewing room scraps. Must be
well laundered. The Star office, tf
-NOTICE TO REGISTRANTS
The below named registrants of the
local .board for Marion county, Fla.,
have not returned their question questionnaires,
naires, questionnaires, v It is necessary that the same
be filled out and returned promptly,
in order to avoid their being placed on
the records as delinquents.
16a Henry McBride, Kendrick.
35a Leroy Hayes, Sparr.
74a Munroe Bradley, Ocala.
87a Roosevelt Henry, Ocala.
297a Malcier Frazier, Reddick.
342a Charlie Kendrick, Ocala.
361a Robert Walker, Summerfield.
388a Leroy Jackson, Ocala.
390a John Russell Long, Conner.
431a Cecil Henry Clark, Ocala.
472a Johnnie Peoples Ocala.
459a Nathan Stinson, Dunnellon.
592a Percy Hagins, Ocala.
650a Ezekiel Slyke, Kendrick.
675ar-Walter Brown, Kendrick.
677a Willie Hanes, Ocala.
690a James Jackson, Reddick.
743a George Wilson, Sparr.
796a Wesley Cain Ulmer, Ocala.
805a William Randel, Reddick.
836a Henry Braxton, Anthony.
958a Laurence Cobarras, Reddick.
1029a-t-David Smith, Kendrick.
1085a Regulas Robinson, Martel.
1198a Charles J. Thomas, Mcintosh.
1238a Geo. J. K. Parker, York.
1246a Novel Burns, Fort McCoy.
1273a James W. Scott, Fairfield.
1280a Jacob L. Moore, Reddick.
1294a Lee Carry, Oak.
1311a Julian Frazier, Anthony.
1318a Theoples L. Boiling, Sumrfield
1378a Eddy Thomas, Ocala.
1403a Samuel P. Braddock, Ocala.
1420a Sebrom Willis, Summerfield.
1443a Edwin Mitchell, Ocala.
1447a Willis J. Quick, Ocala.
1504a Willie Evans, Dunnellon.
1513a Lee Manuel, Lake Weir.
1549a Johnnie Birden, 'Montague.
1550a Alvis Landers, Ocala.
1562a Huey Kingcade, Citra.
1621a William Edwards, Dunnellon.
1665a James Smith, Ocala.
1673a Osban Lewis, Fort McCoy.
1675a Sidney Greer, Ocala.
1726a Lloyd N. Proctor, Sumrfield.
1743a Patrick White, Martin.
1802a Henry Fort, Cornell.
1840a Fuller Adams, Ocala.
1927a Eddie Barnes, Ocala.
1961a Archie H. Henry, Dunnellon.
1977a John Greer, Evinston.
1989a Loyd L. Hall, Citra.
2019a Walter Singleton, Croom.
2027a Lawrence Lampkin, Ocala.
2035a Fernie Lane, Ocala.
2051a William Johnson, Ocala;
2064a Bennett F. Blair, Ocala.
2066a Ezekiel Ward, Martin.
2107a Eddie H. Prater, Sumerfield.
2121a Thomas Johnson, Reddick.
2141a Sanders Roberts, Morriston.
2142a Randolph H. Srofe. Conner.
2157a Andrew Jones, Reddick.
2191a Thomas C. Jones, Reddick.
2212a Si Wilkinson, Ocala.
2259a Joseph S. Brooks, Ocala. ... i
227?a William Brown, Martin. 1
2376a Daniel Green, Dunnellon. i
2566a Walter H. Graden, Ocala.
2623a Walter Gary, Oak. A
2690a Henry Robinson, York. I
2702a C. H. Richardson, Ft.M'Coy.

TO AVOID AI1D
RELIEVE

IIIFLEIIZA

(By Dr. Franklin Duane)
Many people have been frightened
by what they have read or heard of
influenza. The more you fear the dis disease,
ease, disease, the surer you are to get it. As
the disease is spread principally by
contact thru sneezing, coughing or
spitting, many health authorities have
advised that everyone wear a gauze,
which is daily washed and saturated
with a one to five hundred solution of
zinc sulphate in water, and then dried
before wearing over the the nose and
mouth. You should avoid crowds, com common
mon common drinking cups and public towels.
Keep your strength up by taking lots
of exercise in the open air and plenty
of nourishing food. -' -"
If you have any of such symptoms
as chilliness, nasal obstructions, flush
ed face, headache, feverishness. rest-

lessness, weakness or an irritating
cough, giveNup your work at once and
go to bed.. This will save your
strength to help overcome the disease.
Put your feet in hot water for fifteen
minutes. Thoroughly loosen the bow bowels
els bowels with some such mild and non non-irritating
irritating non-irritating physic as Dr. Pierce's Pleas Pleasant
ant Pleasant Pellets. Drink principally of hot
lemonade and then cover' up with
plenty of clothes in bed so as to get a
good sweat. When sweating is free
and the fever reduced take a dose of r.
two Anuric Tablets every four hours,
followed by drinking at least a glass
or two of hot water. Anuric Tablets
help quickly to relieve the soreness of
the muscles and bones from which
most patients complain and help the
kidneys flush out the poisons.
To relieve nasal obstructions and
excessive discharge from the noise,
probably nothing is better than a
mild, soothing,' antiseptic wash as Dr. 1
Sage's Catarrh Remedy. It will givt,
great relief. Employed as a gargle,
in same strength as made up for use
in the nose, and as hot as can be'
borne, it quickly arrests soreness and
dryness in the throat.

Influenza weakens the patient's re resistance
sistance resistance to disease, so that there is
danger of bronchitis and pneumonia
developing. To combat this tendency
and fortify the patient's strength in insist
sist insist that he keep in bed at least two
days. Probably nothing will at this
stage hasten the recovery and
strengthen the patient more than an
tron-tonic tablet called, "Irontic" or
that well known herbal tonic, Dr.
Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery,
which has been used by thousands in
the past two generations. Adv. 4
RED CROSS NOTICE
We are making a special effort to
collect a ton of tin this month.' Mrs.
W. W. Condon has recently turned
over to us nearly two hundred pounds
of tinfoil, which was collected at the
Book Shop. Besides conserving the
tin so much needed at this time, Mrs.
Condon has materially aided the local
chapter of the Red Cross. Save every
bit of tinfoil, collapsible tubes, pewter
articles and deposit them in the barrel
provided for this purpose at tfie Mar Marion
ion Marion Hardware Co. store. If you can cannot
not cannot bring it, phone 118 and we will
send for it. W. P. Preer,
Chairman Conservation Committee.
L. ALEXANDER
PRACTICAL CARPENTER
AND BUILDER
Careful Estimates made on all Con Contract
tract Contract work, pives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.
The "Easeall" Shoe, a perfect arch
protecting shoe, at Little's Shoe Par Parlor.
lor. Parlor. tf
Contagious
Diseases
The following diseases and dis disabilities
abilities disabilities are dangerous to the
public health and are notifiable.
The occurrence of cases should
be reported to the city physician:
Anthrax, chicken-pox, cholera,
Asiatic (also cholera nostras
when Asiatic cholera is present
or its importation threatened),
dengue, diphtheria, dysentery,
favus, German measles, glanders,
gonoccocus, hookworm disease,
leprosy, malaria, measles, menin meningitis,
gitis, meningitis, mumps, opthalmia neona neonatorum
torum neonatorum (conjunctivitis of new-born
infants), paratyphoid fever, the
plague, pneumonia, poliomyelitis
(acute infectious), rabies, scarlet
fever, smallpox, syphilis, tetanus,
trachoma, trichinosis, tubercu tuberculosis
losis tuberculosis (all forms, the organ or
part affected in each case to be
stated), typhoid fever, tphus fev fever,
er, fever, whooping cough, yellow fever,
beriberi, cancer, pellagra.
Ocala Board oi Health



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