The Ocala banner

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The Ocala banner
Uniform Title:
Ocala banner (Ocala, Fla. 1883)
Alternate Title:
Ocala daily banner
Alternate Title:
Daily banner
Alternate Title:
Place of Publication:
Ocala Marion County Fla
The Banner Pub. Co.
Creation Date:
January 22, 1909
Publication Date:
Weekly[<Jan. 3, 1890-Mar. 5, 1943>]
Weekly[ FORMER Aug. 25, 1883-Dec. 28, 1888]
Daily (except Sunday)[ FORMER Dec. 30, 1888-<Apr. 29, 1889>]


Subjects / Keywords:
Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
United States -- Florida -- Marion -- Ocala
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The Ocala Banner was founded in 1883 as a successor to the Ocala Banner-Iacon, itself the product of a merger between the East Florida Banner and the Florida Iacon. In 1890, the Ocala Banner became a daily. Over the years it bore alternate titles: the Banner, the Daily Banner, and the Ocala Daily Banner. Situated in rural Marion County, the Ocala Banner covered farming, business, and civic issues in Ocala, where the Freeze of 1895 had devastated the citrus industry and paved the way for diversified agriculture and the growth of tourism. The most important of the early editors of the Ocala Banner was Frank E. Harris, a veteran of the Confederate army, who ran the paper in the 1890s. Other editors included T.W. Harris, who had published several other newspapers in Ocala, and C.L. Bittinger, who before moving to Florida had served as a commander in the Grand Army of the Republic. In 1895, the Ocala Evening Star surfaced as a rival to the Ocala Banner. Beginning in 1897, it also appeared in a weekly edition, the Ocala Weekly Star. During an address to the Ocala Rotary Club, R.N. Dosh, editor of the Evening Star in the 1920s and 1930s, recalled that the “Star first saw the light of day in the press room of the Florida Baptist Witness”, founded in 1884 as the weekly press organ of the Florida Baptist Convention, a branch of the Southern Baptist Convention. Former competitors, the Ocala Evening Star and the Ocala Banner joined in 1943 to form the Ocala Star-Banner, which remains the daily newspaper of Marion County.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Vol. 17, no. 12 (Aug. 25, 1883)-
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issues for 1884 later called new ser. vol. 2.
General Note:
Editors: T.W. Harris, F.E. Harris, C.L. Bittinger.
General Note:
Description based on: New ser., vol. 2, no. 14 (Dec. 1, 1883).

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Local and Personal

Mr. J. N. Tiller of MIr;in wa.i
among the out-o-town visitors in this
city Monday..

Mr. J. C. Ellis, the Gainesville for-
tilizer drummer, was in the city Mon-
day on business.

Mrs. J. E. Stevens
spent last week in
relatives here.

of Crystal River
Ocala with his

Dr. and Mrs. T. K. Slaughter of Le-
von were in the city Monday on q
Shopping expedition.

Messrs. E. C. and Vaughn Sims and
Roy Hogan of Anthony were among
the visitors to Ocala Monday.

Marshal S. M. C. Thomas of Dun-
Iellon spent several hours in the city
Monday on official business.

Capt. W. H. DeLong, who owns a
pretty orange grove at Candler, was
In the city Monday on business.

Mrs. Will Carlton of Grahamville
was the guest of Mrs. R. A. Carlton
at her North Main street home Mon-

Mrs. W. F. Wilson of Howell, Ga..
who has been spending the past week
with Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Smith, has re-
turned to her home.

Mrs. D. E. Davidson of Leesburg.
rs. Vagce Weathers and Miss Bobbie
arrison of YOrk were among the
shoppers in Ocala Monday.

Mr. and Mrs. Krug and Mr. and Mrs.
Hare of Cincinnati, Ohio, arrived in
Oeala Monday afternoon, and are the
guests of their friends, Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Holder, on Fort King aven-




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time during the Loigh. A !n.iH#ti r o'
other robberies wrtre r'pora,rl at Dun-
nellon last week.

Miss Ellen Emerson, eli's, i,,'h-s
ter of the l)oe Eime'rson,. di-I at ( o!t-
cord, Mass., Fri'aynv rninz. Miss
Eferson was seventy-twvo >ears of age.

The Oklawaha river bor ts are row
running on their regular winter
s-hedules .and tourists who hav> nev-
er taken this 'trip will not have seen
Plorida if they return home without

seeing this wonderful stream.

Mrs. L. Cochran of this city is pay-
ing a visit to her sister, Mrs. Boul-
ware, at Island Grove.

Mr. E. 0. Cordrey of Lynne was a
recent caller at our office and while
here renewed his .-uscAipt-,n to the
Ocala Banner.

Mr. H. D. Tlassetx. Florida mana-
ger for the Bradley Brothers jphos-
phate interests, with headquarters at
Floral City. was in Ocala Tuesday on
business for his firm.

Capt. Henry Mason and Miss Emma
Mason entertained a small party of
friends a few (lays ago with a delight-
ful boat ride down the Oklawaha. on
the Oregonian. of which Mr. Mason "s
captain. Those in the party were
Misses Ethel and Belle Hodge, Kate
Adams, Estelle Merril of Geogia, Em-
ma Mason and Capt. Mason.

Mr. Melvin Eichelberger of Tampa
was a well known visitor in Ocala on

MRS. HALL'S RECEPTION they all looked as pretty and attrac-1
-t- ive as was possible. I
Mrs. Richard Smith Hall was lovely In the library helping in various
yesterday afternoon as she stood to ways to make everything even more
receive her guests. Gowned in black attractive than it already was wre
satin, exquisitely fashioned with Per- Mrs. E. P. Rentz, Mrs. W. V. New-
satin, exquisitely fashioned with Per- som, Mrs. J. Roess, Mrs. D. E. Mc-
sian trimmings, and carrying an arm Iver, Mrs. Lee Miller, Mrs. W. A.
bouquet of magnificent pink carna- Knight and Miss Lillian Thagard, the
tions. she formed part of an harmon- three latter passing the chocolate,
iors picture. The drawing room which was poured by Mrs. George

where she received was delightful in Feltham. The serving table at which
the dignified simplicity of its decora- she sat was decorated with. cut glass
tions. Tall vases of beautiful pink baskets filled with pink and white ro-
carnal ions and white narcissi har- ses, and one low bowl of fragrant yel-
. monzed perfectly with the pearl low roses placed on the high colonial
!ray wa'ls of this lovely room. and mantel was an especially admired
with the ceiling which is painted in note in the adornment of this room.;
pink roso-s. Several hundred of Mrs. Hall's'.ing with Mrs. Hall were the friends were present at hbr reception.
fol,loxvini inailnsomni visitors to Ocala, which is pronounced by everyone to
all of whom were beautifully gowned have been one of the handsomest and
in ,(, i1-r of 'his affair, namely, Mrs. most charming reccptior s ever given
-3i:'-] A. I i\vls of ,Jacksonvillo. 'Mrs. Ocala
-.XrI'"i Ilir.l3k,'r ,)' Tanip3.. Mr.s. A.- The Hall home. whi-h w,!s co',p)li-t-
hlerr i,-',sy'v of (Georgia and Mrs. cI only a few months iZ). is a mnar-
I',:: \Yil>-en Miinas of Kc(;nr'wI -. ','!.< wo-r, ,,:. s tin, a i- Hall's first large party r ;v: .s a social
!' 1 in:,.. : n,l, a lnr-ro black event of Tnor than u-,i;,l impor-
.,i';;:" H;r',;ik.Tr was" in t;n-e. Everyon, was charnI l wivilh
-. .:. '. I:>lori 't ri nil,, anl h ri' honi and with tli> ai ppoin: 1'1nts
'. tX 1li ) l]y tVown was y of this re>op option, anl as a hos1( s?
'" } ; i-:;i'iiw;*'. .M rs. \Mim ;is ',v<.' Mrs. .all is very dllighiiif l] as shle is
,, : , '* I a:r'k v,.lv,, with -.;1 t'im:,- *nev-'O happier tihan when givin idle'as-
- a hi 1 w < h a.r o i..-1"0' re to l:-r friends.
in '


1897, JANUARY 17TH. Isuv,

Our Twelfth anniversary gives us another

opportunity to acknowledge with thanks the

favor with which the public receives our




.. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. FLORIDA

The Dickison Chapter Daughters of
,he Confeleracy of this city always:
r.."l',...'' th" birthdayy anniversary of
(m niral Roht'rt E. Lee in some clever
fIishi(n, adu, tlhis y.-ar the mode of
rtt ir c'-ehlir :e' iti \ as very d,''liht'ful
) tI ir fri'i,'!'s as- well as to hlieni-
,' ,,>:~. T h,- ." '; a lit',iU' irUl lUonti of Col. andl MIrs. J. H.
1.i i::%.ton in tihe afternoon and also
in ti, ,v,','!'ill,. anild the ti'a was very
i<,r ,.ly ,tt .;!!<'l a:in'! w :a- ;i ,l li.itr -
l] e '. - :1 ''n:" i s j'S t

;t liiiiin 'e"r o a iii it :'aI :i a'"ions
';.!'' 't) it, andi it i a .s 'uT lid 1i 'ce!
lrl ;ain t'irtaimininent of this kind.

.. PI' ",--znv r in .n:. tlin- THE RENTZ LUMBER MILL AT .. . t I'llt'y t ;u ( lOf
S. .r .\l:'. S. T. Sistrrnk. M's. SILVER SPRINGS LEASED BY !() xt('1iel To th callers a cordial
(".:., : ,, ( ., : .i .. \ "in M R. McKEAN 2-t,'linl and receiving with M rs.
in ,r i;.,.,.. i',. r \o ____ Liv nstion in the parlor were Mrs.
S., Mr s In. F, w,-ks 'Mr. (;eorg. Fannie R. Gary, president of the chap-
S,', 1 '. ... -. >-o r in b a, .t1 McK ter. Mrs-. Henry W. Long of Martel,
*' ;1 '* *.'., **-, "'.:,<.,,) in t h)V.k and, McK,,an of the Me .M( -an Lumbel)r (Conl-:
S',I w'l a! ar-e 1,,kH hat, and Mrs. Miss Robarts of New York and Mrs.
pany, has been on a doal for the leas- Minims of Kentucky.
C( :,':1 in lovely b111 -own.1 h ,-r toi- i ms uc .
*i, I',iing linishol with a big black ing of the E. P. Rentz Liiniber Conim- The chief decorations of this room
,h.t tinlmed with large white plumes. pany's mill at Silver Springs for a was a handsome picture of General
The hall of this elegant home is an period of.years, and on Monday night Lee,. draped with the colors of the
sl' c:ally beautiful room, and yes- the, arrangements for the lease were Confederacy, and placed about the
'erday was very greatly admired. The completed, and Tuesday morning -the other rooms were several large Con-
v-al- are done in tan and the big new management assumed charge of federate flags, and any number of
r":e'r .place in the same color is the mill. smaller ones, which gave to the room
Sbemrifu.l. Great brilliant poincetti Mir. Eugene D. Blaine, formerly a most attractive appearance. Be-
,l'-< oens and immnese flowing ferns with the McKean Lumber Company, sides 'the flags in the dining room the
formed the decorations here. and and who has recently been associated table had as a centerpiece a pyramid
around the hand-painted punch bowl with Mr. Rentz at Silver Springie, of red roses, which were very lovely.
ivy vines very gracefully draped, and will manage the mill. Mr. Blaine is The various committees in the dif-
drooping over the rim of the bowl an experienced mill man, having been ferent rooms caring for the guests
were clusters of grapes, pink roses in the mill business practically all of were Miss Josie Williams, Mrs. Badg-
and purple maguolia blossoms, his life, qnd under his management or, Mrs. J. T. Lancaster, Mrs. Todd,
The pIurnch was served by Mrs. E. T. and that of Mr. McKean. who is a Mrs. Strunk, Mrs. Brumby, Mrs.
Helvrs",n ,: I Mrs. Charles Rhein- success at anything he undertakes, Math-ews, Mrs. R. R. Carroll. and in
unr. Mirs. hIkvenson wearing tan this mill is bound to be more suc- the afternoon Mrs. E. M. Howard and
satin ;n::d Mrs. Rheinauer tan chiffon cessful than ever before. Mrs. J. H. Livingston. Jr., sat -at the
over pIa1) pink. Before the Silver Springs mill was table and poured the coffee and the
A! the front door Mrs. Van Hood bought by Mr. Rentz it was owned by chocolate, and in the evening these
and Mrs. \W. S. Bullock received, the the late P. R. Lester. and is one of the pleasant duties were assumed by Mrs.
door being opened by Master Earl largest and most complete lumber Strunk and Mrs. Whetstone.
SHall, and .TMaster Robert Hall receiv- mills in this section. With the coffee and chocolate was
intz the visitors' cards. Mr. Rentz will devote all of his served chicken salad, olives, crackers
In tIhe hall al.-o receiving were Mrs. time and energies to his big sawmill andi mints, the young girls serving be-
Edward IHolder and Mrs. Jack Camp. at Fort McCoy, which is now about ing Misses Katharine and Mary Har-
bothh wearing exquisite white gowns. completed. rict Livingston, Lucy and Annie Moor-
Mrs. Tioldber's large white hat .was head. Irma Blake, Nellie Gottlieb,
t-imm,,d in white plumes and Mrs. SMALL BRIDGE FOR MRS. STE-i Mary Sanders and Dorothy Lancas-

('amp's hat was black with black
in the back of the spacious hall 'the
mp\"no was placed and ornamenting it
'was one immense bowl of pink and
white roses. Miss Ethel Haycraft
,played and accompanying her on the
]violin was Miss Pansy Souter, the

VENS ter.
---- Th musical program for the after-
Mrs. Harvey Clark was the hostess 1 noon and evening was as follows:

of a small bridge party Monday after-
noon, which she gave as a farewell
compliment to Mrs. Vernie Stevens.
who leaves this week for her home.

Mr. L. L. Meggs of Jacksonville, a Mrs. G. A. Carmichael and grand- music adding a great deal to the Mrsr. larK gave ts ltle party
prominent naval stores operator, was laughter. Miss Edna Culverhouse, are pleasure of the delighted guests. at the home of her mother, Mrs.
Ia Ocala Saturday on his way back on a visit to Jacksonville this week. Mrs E. L. Carney, wearing an old Frank Harris, and there were just
Is his home. Mr. Meggs formerly re- rose silk dress, asked the guests into
-Med at Salt Springs, and has many Mrs. A. P. Gilmore and children the dining room. 'two tablStevenss of bridge,Miss Weathersts be-
ties here who are always pleased have gone to Oxford, having been This room is exceedingly handsome, 'Miss Sullivan, Miss Turpin, Miss
to welcome him. called there on account of the critical the walls being done in a beautifulFrances Anderson Mrs. Harris, Mrs
illness of Mrs. Gilmore's brother. shade of green and the panelling is of Frances Anderson, Mrs. Harris, Mrs
Mrs. Lane, Mrs. Adams and Mrs. e',prcss. while the ceiling is painted Lloyd and Mrs. Powers
Usasi and the latter's little daugh- Mr. J. C. Geiger, who was painfully with. clusters of white and green, the An interesting game of bridge was
tar of Newberr. S. C.. who are in hurt in a runaway on Saturday. is ,:on 'wi n f-rnish,-d in mahogany:. On 1iayed after which grapefruit, cake,
Ocal on a visit to the family of Mr. back at his place on the laun -ry wa- rh' T'e w- a loily 1Cluny lace eu.v- and homlemade candy were served.
3. A. Walters, went down to Coleman on, an is apparently little the wc-r.s. er. ani th" fl'Nwvers en the center of o was gven bt te hst
Tuemday afternoon to spend several for his recent experience. he cloth were pink carnations a1l scole was male by Miss Frances An-
days with relatives. They were ac- i:arei-si. vases of the same flowers 'lerson.
ampanied by Miss Florence Walters. Mr. and Mrs. William M. Bar-o.; leing on the mantel, sideboard anl TO HOLD AN EASTER SALE
they will all return to Ocala the who were married at Terrel Tuesday serving tale. STE SALE
of the week. morning, have gone to Jacksonvi!h' Pin:k and white mints in cut glass The Ladies' Aid Soiety of the
of te and other places on their w-eld-ling c(:;;tlo:,s conipletoed the table appoint- Presbyterian church at 'their last
Mr. M. Haughton. Baker & Holmes tour. They will return 'ro Ocali in a aT.nts.
r. i,. ;,',,,inn decided t hdh an Easter
.tCnpinny's middle Florida representa- few days and will maktl their bor,-:i S-rv- ;in h ro', -- w. -o tio e an te
,ti,' of ()ooois soniii tinit' :luring ho
tl oe headquarters are in Ocala, here. The friends that Mrs. I;ire<.. M1tti Williains. P'tauline Sullivan. te t in
Was a visitor to the city Saturday. as Miss Lillian Bryan. mad e while liv- E'luh I t,,ihison andi Sue An!'i-,rson. all ;- sa l
- 'ht e sale1 to b(' an11 o10 n1111 '( later.
Mr. Haughton will remain over Sun- ing in Ocala will be ,elighled to wtl- of whom w"ore whik washi Irosss the ldte h io f
IA.\t his time 'the ladiess of This so-
d4y, enjoying the amusements, and come her as a permanent rein. ith pink s. will also a aca ale ad a
Also stay over to attend the sales- Mrs I.. \V. Drval and Mrs. .T. C -. l salso an ahere will be a ilen-
en's monthly meeting, which they Capt. G. A. Nash. ani - ,n'. K 'oi' -stoo1d a t .-' lining r% 'n sale. an ,or,o will ho a sl,en-
Ill feel is a great benefit to them. iChas I.itner canme down A t,inie--ayv, .I(r !in. ilo the bacik hall and! ,rI display of nons, hand i-
s*i 1 !1 r,'r',Vear an!ld 0 t'I" fleot '-.,arv ai- |" t n-
trgm the time these meetings were from Ocala and issued the local iein- talkk", to i, c:il!,r1 lor a tfw nim- artil of we rig a
ced they have been looked for-! bers of the Ocala Rifles the new units. I ,it.s.
to with a great deal of pleasure The local platoon has leased th, up- t ;he favor table rs.Jhn ay- TO HOLD CONVENTION IN OCALA
the salesmen of this up-to-date stairs over E. W. Rush & Co's. otre. lor in pink satin. and Mrs. Harvey
lg.--Times-Union. and are using the same for an ,'1- Clarl in her w.vodiinz gown. presi dd' -The Fl'id:,l Associatiot of Opti-
^^ ---- --- li eii-i"n ,,_.-.. Inf* nf it o,,-,^r ., ;, ho ;.I ,r .II,. -1 ,> R-,.:, .. f^ .. T1, It ..t. OR ... n IV n n... .

Piano and violin-Misses Bailey
and Lancaster.
Piano solo-Miss Dorothy Lancas-
Vocal selection-Miss Martin.
Piano and violin-Misses MacKay
and Bailey.
Reading-Miss Pelot.
Piano Duet-Misses Martin and
Vocal selection-Miss MacKay.
Piano and v'olin-Misses Bailey
and Lancaster.
Vocal selection-Miss Camp.
Piano solo-Miss Blake.
Vocal selection-Mrs. J. H. Taylor.
Piano solo-Ethel Haycraft.

Piano and violin-Mrs. Condon
Miss Connor.
Vocal ,>lection-Mrs. T. H. .1


orchestra .
'Pi:no solo- F'h.l Hy'v'raflt.

-- m

Miss Daisy Davies, traveling sec-
retary of the young people's work for
the woman's branch of foreign mis-
sions, arrived in Ocala Tuesday and
opened the sessions of the institute
at the Methodist church at three
o'clock in the afternoon.
A number of out of town delegates
came in to attend the instuite, as
Miss Davies can only visit a ew plac-
es in the state and a large number
were present at the meetings.
In the afternoon a hymn was sung,
followed by the devotional exercises
conducted by Mrs. Walter Hood.
The Woman's conference discussion
was a most profitable and interesting
one, each auxiliary telling a different
strong point it had attained and how
they could be helpful to othee auxili-
The children's hour was a most hap-
py part of the program and was in
charge of Miss Davies, who wore a
Chinese costume for this talk, which
she gave so entertainingly.
In the evening, after the opening
scriptural service and a beautiful dou-
ble quartet sung by Messrs. Gates,
Taylor, Little, Moore, Gerig, Blalock,
Phillips and Nash, Miss Davies deliv-
ered a very splendid address on the
missionary work. She is a delightful
talker and thoroughly covered her
subject, and in a style that was en-
joyable to all her listeners. She dis-
cussed her subject in a most magnet-
ic manner and it is a treat to have
had her visit Ocala.


Mr. George C. Chambers on Monday
afternoon secured a license to wed
Miss Ethel Layne. and on Tuesday

and 1 morning it was learned that the young
i couple had been quietly married Mon-
Sday night at the Baptist parsonage by
rohn- -the Rev. C. C. Carroll. Mr. Chambers'
mother and several others being pros-
,"n' when the ceremony was perform-

!-innl 1l ,d violin--3rs. Condon and Mr. andi .M .. (C'h-;mbers art for th-
Miss Conno.'.. present inakinii their homie wi'h the
:t wis 'rralyV r< r.t-ted tha' Prof. briIde's mother, Mrs M. A. Laywr on
I: !,'II'In the blind pianist, who had! South Fifth street.', to play. was -rniplled to Mr. C hant'-rs is- the son of
le: v,' town oon th, afternoon train, so Fir,, 'thf Ii an:.ponm S. (hanTers and
w.,s unnl,, tO( b,- )'s Tt. jM s. C of this city, atr. is
Cros';s of honor w''re r0 have be! n himnise.lf a. mn.-x r of the fire depart-
I'r,' . ,,! !t t si 'x-tfral oft tir veteralnS.
pr--.-nt.d to s.v(ral olf th veto ranks. nie i it. he ig h ri,'r of on of the
1ti, wilth te ''oxvontwion of Mr. .. -A.- wagons. iH is a ge-ntI.-manly young
'ari!()n all t.'' ottht-rs wore unavoida- ani th' n "- of is rnarriaa.- was
,.1: a,b- nt. Mrs Gary gracefully pre- a g:aratsurprise to his fr:endsc as well


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1lftA STAPF APPOINTMENTS Into the water could be rescued by TREASURES HAVE BEEN LOST
his own efforts. -
Be 4urrtm Second Brigade, Trees and bushes hve found foot Millions in Gold, Silver and Precious
Horida Division, Stones Lost at Sea
Ulted Confeearate Veterans. holds on the sides and the place pre- From various records it seems more
ser-Ial Ordw N 2. sents a very pretty picture. As no
than probable that at least a billion
Ocala, Pa., Jan. 1 1909. one, looking down the steep sides to of
dollars of treasure in the shape of
the black-looking water, can help im-
'b e broader general comwn aging how he would feel it he coin, ingots and plate lies buried un-
ereby mno.aS the following ap- should tumble down there, the place der the sea or on islands where pi-
potatments upon the brigade staff: has a fascination which, added to its rates have scattered their booty.
Uet.0 Col. W. L. Ditto, adjutant strange beauty, impresses a picture The flagship Florencia of the Span-
general and chief o sta, Marion on the mind of the beholder that re- ish armada, sank in Tobermory Bay,
mains vivid for years. Yet compara-
No. 6, Oeala, Pla.mains vivid for years Yet on the west coast of Scotland, in 1588,
Major K. L. Carney. assistant dju- tively few people have ever seen the loaded with $15,000,000 in gold.
placeThe Spanish galleons scuttled in
tant general, Marion No. 56, Ocla, been taken as far as we know. The Spanish galleons scuttled in
FM The great age of the sink hole Is Vigo Bay to avoid capture by the Blit-
Major W. B. Young, udge advocatethe ish in 1902 were laden with gold, sil-
proved by a deep ravine that the
general, Lee No. 58, Jackson- drain water from the surrounding ver and precious stones estimated as
ville, Fla. land has worn first through sand and being worth $140.000.I00-the harvest
Major Dickson H. Irvine inspector yellow cla then through blue clay, of four years of looting in rich Mexi-
general, Marion No. 56, Orange Lake, to the sink. o.
then through limestone to the sink.
SThe rims of parts of the deepest Benito Bonito. last of the great pi-
Major James W. Gorman. quarter- have closed togetherates, buried $60,i0..i00.0 loot on Co-
master general, W. W. Loring No. 13, cos Island an insiificant ot of land
a short tunnel too narrow to admit cos Island. an insiificant dot of land
Brooksville. Fla. sixteen miles square, 3,0 miles west
Major John J. Bars commissary of entering.
Major John J. Barrs commissarythis place lat on of Panama. Eighteen expeditions
general, Stoneman No. 1438, Micano- January 5 and found yellow essahave tried to find this treasure, but
ao .Lpy rEc, Fla. s mines in bloom on the walls of the without s
Major E. G. Liles, chief of artillery,sink-a month earlier than they will On Alboran Island, a lonely rock in
Paco N. 57 San Antono, Fla. appear on the surface of the land the Mediterranean, lies $5,000.000 in
Major Marvin L. rink, chief of ord- cecould be constructed on the gold, buried by a pirate crew of the
dance, Marion No. 56. Berlin, Fla. sides and the deep, rich, well-drained Young Constitution when chased and
Major John T. Dismukes. pay mas- soil would produce the choicest fruits cornered by a British gunboat in 1S31.
ter general, E. Kirby Smith St. Au-and no cold that ever came to Flor- The Black Prince a British ship
gustine, Fla. ida could be severe enough to injure loaded wit $3,000,000 in gold to pay
Major H. J. Baker. chief of engi- the most tender plants if placed low the British soldiers, was sunk by Rus-
neers. No. 104, Fernandina, Fla. down on the walls and with a south- sian gunfire at Sebastopol.
Major M. T. W. Christian, surgeon exposure. An inexhaustible The East Indianman Grosvenor
general, Marion No. 56, Ocala, Fla. alwayswent down off the John's Cape Colony
Major H. C. Martin, chaplain gener- tark T grap with $5,000,000 on board.
on hand.-Starke Telegraph.
al, Marion No. 56, Ocala. Fla. On the island of Mauritius is buried
Aids de Camp ANTI-SALOON LEAGUE somewhere $150,000,000 in gold, sil-
Captain John H. Brooks, Marion No. ver and precious stones, pirates' loot
56, Ocala, Fla. Convention to be Held at Jacksonville from the French and English ships
Captain James F. Tucker, W. -. February 9th and 10th which in turn had looted all India.
Loring No. 13, Brooksville, Fla. The annual convention of the Flor- On a little island in the Spanish
Captain D. G. Herling. E. A. Perry ida Anti-Saloon League will he held Main lies $1,20o0,000 in gold buried by
No-.150. Herlong. Fla. at Jacksonville on Tuesday and Weil- the French pirate Latrobe one hun-
Captain R. K. Boyt. Nassau No. 104. nesdlay. February 9th anl 10th. The dred years ago, and another treasure
Fernandina, Fla. first session will be held on Tuesday estimated at $6.000.t00 is buried near
Captain T. W. Getzen. E. A. Perry evening. and there will he thr-'e ses- by.
No. 150. High Springs. Fla. sions WeVtdneslday. A pirate hoard of $5.'Ii'i.li00 lies on
Captain C. Fabian Law, Chas. Se- Besides many state speakers, many an island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
ton Fleming No. 1016. Green Cove addresst-s will be giv\-n 1by Hon. Sea- Seventy Turkish vessels were sunk
Springs, Fla. born Wrigh. of Georgia. and Rev. I in the famous sea fight off Navarino
Captain F. M. Ironmonger. R. E. Purl-ey A. Baker. I). D.. of Ohio. the in Oclober. 1S27. by the Anglo-French-
Iee No. 5S. Jacksonville, Fla. general siuprintendent of lh. Anti- Prussian flee. They carried $5.'),r,-
Captain M. L. McKinney, J. .T. Dick- Saloon League of Amnerica. These. nii among them.
son No. 1617. Lake Butler, Fla. gentlenien are orators of the best type "Ocom Paul" Kr',ugr had soniethlin
Captain Lemuel Whaley. .oseph and 'the people of Florida are to be like $4.0o.t)00i when he had to flee
Finegan No. 1514. Live Oak, Fla. congratulated upon this opportunity from South Africa. Some declare it
Captain Joseph Price, J. J. Finley of hearing them both togeth,'r. was lost in the wreck of the Zululand
No. 1117, Palatka. Fla. The public is cordially invited to in Delagoa Bay: others say that it Is
Captain J. P. Reddick. Geo. T. Ward he present at the sessions of this con- buried in the fastnesses of the Trans-
No. 1090. Williston. Fla. vention. Its deliberations will be in vaal mountains.
Captrin S. M. Wilson. Geo. T. Ward the hands of delegates to be el-eted Lying 110 feet below the surface of
No. 14S. Inverness. Pla. by the, churc- s and alliedl organiza- Lake Nemi are two galleys belonging
Captain J. B. Dell. Stonewall No tions of the siaie. Each church, to the Roman Emperor Tiberius and
1438. Gainesville. Fla. yoiun w people's society. Sunday school ('aligiO!. which contain gold platcl.
Captain J. Mizell. Nassau No. 104. and each local temlperance, organiza- jewel's and art treasures worth at
Kings Ferry, Fla. lion in the state is entitled to two del- last $5.11ti4i.,o ',s.
The brigadier general commanding "gates, and this notice' is a formal re- Three Spanish ships sunk by \Admir-
appeal- to each member of his staff quest tha s'ch organizations at once al Blake at Cadliz. Spain. hold $5.'0tiO.-
to aid in every possible manner in elect dclegate-, anil furnish them with dmlin gold.
carrying out to the letter the duties proper credentials. Le us make this Ten Spanish treasure ships founder-
and responsibilities of their offices 1 y convention a big success. ed in Santa Cruz Bay. Canary Islands.
encouraging all veterans to join "he A feature of the meeting will lee a containing $19,000,000.
camp at their respective locality, at- full discussion of the best ways and On West Indian islands lies $5.0,n0.-
tending th? reunions, and assisting by means of promoting the present fight '111 buried by the notorious Captain
the performance of the many duties of the Anti-Saloon League for state Kidd. 'the most notorious of all the
devolving upon them on these occa- !prohibition. Coming as it does just pirates.
sons. 2nd in su-taining the principles before the meeting of the Florida leg- The $2.(ibr.nidqd hoard of Capt. Mel-
which are the life of the brigade by islature friends of the cause can make ville. Australian bushwhacker, is hid-
aiding in secnri:li the ,n:husiastic co- this convention a means of large in- Ilon somewhere in the bush of Austra-
operation of the United Daughters of fluence toward securing proper legis- hla.
the Confederacy. and the United Sons lation. Plan now to attend. The treasures antd loot of Atilla.
of Confedera:, Ve:'erans. that e\ery CHARLES L. COLLINS. 'ne Hun, $0l.0ni0.t00 in all, lie buried
loyal representative of a soldler. whether male or female, of yr Daube.-Tampa Times.
the counties constituting the brigade. COUNTIES OF FLORIDA CAN SUP-,
shall worthily occupy his and her PORT SCHOOLS A CURE FOR MISERY

proper place in the ranks of our or- -
'ganizations as well as in their respect- Tallahassee, Jan. 14.-Superintend- "I havc found a cure for the mis-
ive communities of our beloved and ent of Public Instruc:ion. Hon. \V. M. jry malaria poison produces," says R.
iM. James of Louellen, S. C. "It's call.-
to our sacred southland. Holloway, expressed himself as hav- ed Electric Bitters. and comes in 50
By order of H. W. LONG. in"g etl-ire confidence in :he willing-i cent bottles. It breaks up a case of
Brigadier Cen. Commanding. ness and lbility of the counties of chills or a bilious attack in almost no
W. L. DITTO. Florida to support their schools dur- time: and it puts yellow jaundice
clean out of commission." This great
AdJ. Gen. and Chief of Staff. ing th( standard term of eight tonic medicine and blood purifier
months. He also thinks that ;he pres- gives quick relief in all stomach, liver
GREAT NATURAL CURIOSITY. ent unsettled condition of the state's and kidney complaints and the misery
educational affairs will be of short of latme back. Sold under guarantee
The "Silk Hole" Souhwest of Starke duration. since the coming legislature at Tydings & Co. drug store. m
Well Worth Going to See. will beyond all question make some A TRUE COLONEL
Bradford county is poor in natural provision for permanent state aid. the A
curiosities, but it has one that is in- legality of which, will be unchallenged j traveler in Texas says that he
teresting enough to make up for the Last year. seeing the state unable to was riding along a cattle trail near
scarcity of others. This is the sink meet its indebtedness, the majority the New Mexico line, when he met a
hole, situated about ten miles south- of counties advanced the money need-; rather pompous looking native of the
west of Starke. The easiest way to ed to pay the salaries of their several region, who introduced himself as
reach the place is to take the Wan- teachers, and it is Mr. Holloway's Col. Higgins. of Devil's River.
nee branch train to Clayno station opinion that they will continue to do *"Were you ever a colonel in the
after which a walk of a mile in a mis until all necessity for doing so is Confederate Army," the traveler ask-
southerly direction will take one removed. He also thinks that the edl.
there. The road lies over a flat. un- counties will individually make pro- "No sah."'
interesting land and the surprise is vision for at least one central high "On the Union side, then?"
therefore all the greater to suddenly school. They alone can make legal "No sah. nevah was in no wah."
find oneself on the brink of an abyss. appropriations for :his purpose, as the "Belong to the Texas Rangers?"
How sink holes were formed, state laws now stand, and as they are "i o sah, I do not."
through the breaking in of the roofs the main beneficiaries of an undis- Ah. I see you command one of the
of caves in the underlying limestone. ,urbtdl and adequate school sys.tem. i Sate M militia Regiments."
was described in the Telegraph some they doubtless will do their full duty "N sah I ont. on'tkno oth-
time ago. Such sinks, but of smaller in this direction. j ing alot soldiering."
extent and less depth, are plentiful in -- hereth id you g
ENCE TO US *of Colonel?'"
very few show signs of as great ae E TO U
s Rr l's in tn Te s a kunnel bv marriage, sah '.
as Rratlfornl sink do .s The wna ,"- 1... :t .... .. ... -


Dr. S. H. Blitch is making a study K.- ,
of how best to treat our convicts. M
This is and has always been a puz- ANNO UNC EMENT
zling question. Of course, they should
be treated humanely, and the object Z.o
of their imprisonment should be more T the Public:-
for their reformation than punish- take pleasure in announcing that I have co-
ment. I take pleasure in announcing that I have' com-
Dr. Blich has contributed some ex- menced business for myself in Ocala at* the corner of
cellent articles on the subject. He Main street and Ocklawaha avenue. As our business K
regularly attends the sessions of the transactions during the last three years while I was
prison congress an areas a great bookkeeper and later manager of the Ocala House

ke evf ery other mal.cDr. Btch Wine Rooms have undoubtedly been of the most cor-
Lnodob eliesry otohber man. Dr. Blitch:
no doubt likes to be encouraged i dial, my motto having always been to deal honestly,
his work an this paper is ilad that fairly and squarely with all, I can assure you that
his efforts are being allppreci ate. Y e"
Among recent letters that he has this will continue at all times in the future. My as-
received anld whih he g:ap'rcia3e is sistants are all of the very best in their line and are

"St. Petersbug. Fla., Jan. 7, 199. well known to you They will treat you at al times
S. H. Blitch, M. D.. Sta,. Prison Ph'h- with the utmost cordiality and civility.
sician, oSir: Pmit la i I have the Anheuser-Busch Beer on draught, also
"Dear Sir: Permit me in the nmliell( ,*: .lc T ir Pi
of the W. C. T. U. of St. Petersburg. :: the Anheuser-Busch Blue Label, Budweiser, Piel
Fla., to assure you of our hearty ,- ;: Brothers, Blue Ribbon and Schlitz Bottle Beers.
preciation of the excellent article,
p'Wheat Shall Be Done With the Crimn- Thanking you for your patronage in the past as
inal of Flarida?' recently written. I well as a portion of same in the future, I am
well know 'that it is a perplexing prob- V
lem. but you have presented it more Yours Very Truly.
satisfactorily to me than I have ever %
before seen it done. Thanks. W ALLENBER
"W. C. T. U. Superintendent Prison
Reform Work for Tillsboro Coun- .


Including the $1,i,,00tn gift fromll, ***-e ----*-- -W 0 -*-****** ** **-********- -
her grandfather, D. 0. Mills, rhe: FULL LINE OF HOLIDAY GOODS NOW ON DISPLAY
London town house, which is to beI
purchased later, and the gorgeous iar- AYS
ray of jewels. o1l silver and costly YOu a ALW AYS W LCOME t
bric-a-brac. it is estimated that the j
wedding presenis of M iss Beatrice T
is. whose nr'ni, ,is o th Earl Th The Corner Drug Store
Granard wa-s cel(eiraat'd Thuirs iayv af-*
ternloon, w-rn wlvolndrfully lian lsoml. Leave your bundles and make (ourself at home.
Thle ceremony wa \is p)rrfrniim by
Bi-hop) C('isek in li, l.ouis XV. )ialli \Ve carry all tilted bet a;nd nmot popular Patent Medicines.
room of the Mlills resilidncc. ElastI a Full line of Pure. Fresil 1 rugs ani( Clhenicals, a Big
sixty-nintli st rtn at :: o'clock in hlit" Stock of Toilet ( Gods and Perfurnery. a Beautiful
aft; noo n. line of Stationery. and in Fact 'every thing tlat a
A r(impo:'ary all;ir .tl tbeen tr'ct-
ild iin-l chairs for 27oe ver' pla 1i i,
t le ci r forhi', -r Iai ite FIRST CLASS UP-TO DATE DRUG STORE
the Ibig rooml. Th riif. w n white *
sa.tii) Emiipir( gown. brocadeld with!
st.le in a floral dign. .Th. loni usually keeps. (ur line of Cigars are the Be.t in (Ocala.
conurtl rain was embellished with the
o0l point '1AloniIcoii larCe worn by th
bri,''lloi':thler at her w'ddin.y Our Pure Jersey Ice Creams and Soda Drinks are always
;th Neil of ilie same. lace was hli in the Best and most Refreshing, and our Clerks are
plaNe0 by a wreath of oran,. ,,ossns. Polite and Attentive.
Thl' brid's attndan inPolite and Attentive
four little girls, aughtrs of Mso OUR PRESCRIPTION DEPARTMENT
Tay.lor. Courtlanl Field Bisho. ('lar- Pet. brought be urate
enc' H. MacKay and Colonel .Johnt Any preritions brought us wi be accurate
.jncol A.\stor. Thfv wore aps of l and Corlectly tilld by Coanpetent and Experinced
whiT. lace a.d white li~n.r .* tinM Men, every time a ln No Mistake Madne R-,n ,.mb-
c, ,e w hith lrl n er our Prices are Right. our (Goods are tlte Best.
frocks, ('ovIr(- with sil', h'. p, l an~ i anti whether vou wanit to bluy aui~*thing .,r
car-ied hask, s of pink roses. n t. w t are Alwa s \'to bu alcoenythin at
The lion. Donal.1 For.s, ,. Earlt Alwo t
of (;ranard's brother, acidl as best i

Ogdlen I. Mills. Brother of the bride Tth Cr er Du S
Ogden Mills R'il. her cousin 1. F. OCALA, FLORIDA
Mills BP.tts. Charlks S. Wetillore aniid,
Henry Carnegie Phliilps.
DON'T TAKE THE RISK cold***,,*,..-$*** I-S-**
When you have a cough or cold --

don't let it drag along until it be-
conies chronic bronchitis, or develops
into an attack of pneumonia, but give r
it the attention it deserves and geti
rid of it. Take Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy and you are sure of prompt
relief. From a small beginning the We Wish To Announ-e Tihat 0
sale and use of this preparation hase
extended to all parts of the United
States and to many foreign countri-s V M B E
Its many remarkable cures of coughs
and colds have won for it this wide;
reputation and extensive use. Solde
by all druggists. m
by all drugs. We will be ready to store and cure meatand
The True Decra ha a are prepared and fully equipped to handle all
pound sweet potato on exhibition in meat offered us. W e are better equipped and
its office which, perhaps, has not an
equal as a curiosity, for it was grown h *
without ever having come in contact ave experienced men in charge. W e prolm-
without ever having come in contact
with the soil of the earth. Dr. Gunn, *
Tallahassee's noted negro physician, ise you courteous and prompt service and a
some months ago thoughtlessly tlrew
a small potato on an ash pile in hi square deal. P. Box 687.
yard. other ashes were added and the
potato covered up, and additions
were constantly made to the pile. In OCAI I IN
complying with the clean-up or li- LA I PAC IG COM PA
nance a few days ago. the ash pile MEFFEqT & TAYLOq, Props. Phon Long Dist
was removed, and in the center there, p.Ph e 34 Long D tn
was found the fine potato which we
have on exhibition and a half dozen f : .-.-.- '
'tubers of lesser size.--Tallahassee
True Democrat. S

Secretary Wil-on says: "Onue of the -
objects of the law is to inform th Is to make this institution a material
consumer of the presence of cetai make this institution a matal
w ~E-. .s 1 .. .. s. m .







-L ~ A &I.8 A'S 1 A~ 1 J S&) I..JI~ SiAA\ A Y-~i) L~'I~jV yJ.L~J j~VI JJ LAAJL A

Miss battle Howell of Leesburg isof the mis-
visUttag Mrs. Chas. K. Sage for a few The oncludin gram of the mis-
days. sionary institute. which opened in
this city Tuesday afternoon at the
Mr E. obinson has gone toMethodist church, was concluded on
Mr. E. E. Robinson has gone to'
Jackusaville and Decatur, Ga.,. for a Wednesday morning.
few days' vit. These meetings were well attended
and have proved a great help and a

r. Harry Peter of Dunnellon was blessing to the missionary societies
the Cget of her parents, Capt. and of Ocala, and everyone was charmed
Mrs. J. A. Tucker, Wednesday. with Miss Daisy Davies, who is the
traveling secretary of the young peo-
The big Jacksonville exposition, pie's work of the woman's branch of
whide is now on and which will oo- foreign missions, and feel that her
tdae for sixty days, is the Mecca for visit to Ocala has been a great help
Fbsidlaa. and her suggestions will prove most
beneficial to the missionary societies
Mrs. A. L Blalock and two children here.
of Madiso are the guests of Mr. and The session was opened at 9:30
Mr. George L. Taylor, at their home o'clock with devotional exercises con-
am North Watula street ducted by Mrs. W. H. Dodge, of the
Presbyterian church.
Mrs. B. F. Holland of Bartow, state Mrs. L. T. Izlar was the first on the
uecrtary for the Woman's Foreign program, her subject being, "Our Lit-
Missionary Society, attended the ses erature and How to Use It." As Mrs.
mmns of the missionary institute in Islar is in South Carolina, her paper,
this city. which she prepared before her depart-
ure, was read by Mrs. Allan Bridges.
Mr. J. A. Stannis of Boston, Mass., It was a splendidly written paper and
I renewing his subscription to the was well delivered by Mrs. Bridges.
Ocla Banner, writes us a most en- Mrs. Iouis W. Duval's paper on
Scouraging letter, which is greatly ap- "Mission Study" was another paper
predated. that was thoroughly entertaining and,
Full of helpful thoughts and siages-
The Montezuma Hotel. under the tions. Mrs. Duval is a goodl reader:
management of Mr. John Dewey, is and her article was well received.
receiving flattering recommendations Following Mrs. Dural was Mrs. 1M.
and their daily list of arrivals is nost M. Little. whose article was on the.
e urgbg. subject of "Our Young People." No
More fitting person could have been
The latest labor saving device that chosen to discuss this subject that
has been installed by our progressive Mrs. Little. She has charge o' te
cidtens and bankers, Messrs. Munroe Junior League work of the Methodist
& Chambliss. is an automatic money church and seems to know just exact-
changer, which is a most excellent ly the right method of securing the
and wonderful little machine, attention and interest of the children.
and of keeping them happily interes:-
Te friends of Rev. G. H. Harrison ed in good work. Mrs. Little's prper
re delighted that he is almost entire- on this subject was exceedingly fine
sy recovered and is now able to be and she was complimented on all;
out again. He was out driving for sides.
several hours y-et rdtay and seems To Mrs. .1. A. Bouvier was given the
very much better. duty of discussing th., subject' of "Fi-
nance," which is a subject of very vi-
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Carstens. Mrs. M. tal interest, an one ha causes n or
C. Looney and son, George. and Dr. time and thought than anu othr, anl
I time and thought than any other, andt I
A. Y. Cartright of Yorkville. S. C.. Mrs. Bouvier's article on this tinmelv
went down to North Lake Wier yes- subject was certainly a very exc !lent
terday afternoon for a short outing. one, having been thrugbt, ,ly n!!
tThey will return to Ocala this after- concisely prepared anl show, tha
.cn isl .a(A u


Cordially delightful in its informal-!
ity was the lovely party given by Mrs.
Donald E. Mclver Wednesday after-!
noon as a farewell compliment to Mrs.
Vernie Stevens, who left yesterday for .
her home at Shawnee, Oklahoma, af-

ter a very happy visit at home, the
first since her marriage last spring.
Mrs. Mclver had as her guests the
members of the Young Ladies' Card
Club, of which Mrs. Stevens was a
member before her removal from
Ocala, and several other of the honor
guest's special friends.
As a hostess Mrs. Mclver combines
tact with artistic originality and is al-
ways sure to entertain her friends in
some clever and enjoyable way. At
this party Mrs. Mclver and Mrs. Ste-
vens received very informally in the
hall and Miss Betty Wray McIver, the
handsome daughter of the home, and
her equally lovely guest, Miss Emma
Belle McRae, of New Manxton, N. C.,
served punch.
XIt-. A -T-.-- -It. .1 :_ ., ._


The votes in the big Co-Operative
Piano Contest are increasing each
week, as will be seen by the figures
which follow. The result of the count
Wednesday afternoon. January 20th,
Mrs. M. C. Looney.. .. .......359412


Jas. Engesser...
Legie Blitch....

. ......346763

Rexie Todd. .........
Chas. Culbreath.........
e Miss Freyermuth.. ....
Erin Yonge.. .. .......
Woodrow .... .......
Genevieve Smiht.. .....
Ollie Weston.... ........
Osteen...... ... ......
Louise Trimble.... ......
H. C. Groff, Dallas.......
A. P. Monroe, Pine......
Fannie Mae Sage, Ocala..
Donella Griffin, Anthony..
R. W. Flinn, Ocala........
Alma Lee Jordan, Pine....
Maxie Fort, Lynne........
Maggie Peace.. .........
J. W. Davis, Summerfield..


"rs. .iciver. wnen inviting her Be sure to ask for coupons when
guests to spend an informal afternoon making your purchases of the firms
with her and Mrs. Stevens, tohl them whose names appear in the Piano
to be sure to bring their thimbles. IContest advertisement in another col-
wh:ch h.-, did,l. not knowing just what umn of today's paper.
the, '*.re to dn,. bht n a little while G(;o to Burnett's jewelry store and
Mrn. Mciv,-:- told then they were to take a look at the prize, and then go
make a sofa cushion for the guest of to work to have your favorite win it.
honor. She had prepared sixteen It costs you nothing, and your efforts
small pieces of blue and white cloth will be appreciated by the fortunate

cut in trianals. which. when joined lady who secures your support.
to.geh -r. made a square for the top,
and for the back of the pillow there REV. CARROLL RECEIVES SAD
xw-re -ight larger pieces, the card NEWS
cl-b members embroidering their
names on the pieces f,)r the top. and Rev. C. C. Carroll received the sad
the other guests working their auto- news yesterday afternoon that a
graphl, on the back of the pillow. For ew of his age eight years, re-
Inephew of his, aged eight years, re-
. ar;, an hour both needles and ton- siding in Texas. was suffering with
g flt-".', and the result of the after- hydrophobia. and that all hopes of re-
nom's pleasant work was a very cover had been abandoned.
handsome souvenir for Mrs. Stevens. He received a letter from his broth-
vi which will always he a delightful re- afteroo mail ii
er in the afternoon mail giving de-
minder of an afternoon full of pleas- tails of the child's having been bit-
ire. ten by a dog, which was supposed to
The only thought to mar the pleas- be affected with the dread disease.
'1ii of this affair was that it will Irob- He referred the letter, which had been
ably- bo niany months beforee 'Mrs. Ste-;
ably be many months before Mrs. Ste- written on 'Monday, to a local physi-
'.en will come again from her far-off cian and was tol that if the case was
homni. and P< she is such a general fa-a serious one the child would r this
v'n- wvith -'..r-yono. her friends hate have either r-covered or died, andl in
i I hn

n oon.. she was well upon (ion the Ti;iainii:>1 ... ,." U in. ,either instance he would probably
o T .' %ho .ver- present to spend h w
-question of mi.-sionary work. hn o hear by wire.
Dr. J. M. Thompson and Mr. N. LI I'ilii.-; aft#-rii,_ju-.n with Mrs. Stlevens
Dr. J. M. Thompson and Mr. N. I. his program was all a very fit in i his n wh M. As the letter hald b,.in written sv-
Gottlieb. who are attending the grand prelude to thr main number of the v :-' i- s I'he'r Weathers. Mar- oral days ago and he had heard noth-
lodge meeting in Jacksonville. are be- morning ssion. which was the ;alk i o. Nelie Stevens. Mar-ing rather he wa muh encouraged.
entertained b Dr. Thompson's mri s Thes ion g ing further he wals nguch encouraolel.M
g entertained by Dr. Thompson'sf Miss Davis. t r. ala Potter. Susie But his hopes were of short duration,
Sso, Dr. Thomas C. Thompson, and! Fe is a chann talker an t. 'arah 'Cr Ethel Rob in- for in a vry short time after the con-
Mrs. Thompson at their lovely little her wide experiencee in : mi< Sboe in that city. line of work and her Ide!irghful way Ros--. IMrs. 1.llyd. Mrs. Powers. Mrs. recil)ient of a telegram announcing
S* Ae r a --. of expressing her though I and of ( . S str'1nk. M rs. Howard( rhat the dreadful dlistaso hadl fully do -
Col. Alfred Martin and Mrs. nMatrin. I Te e. Mrs. Powell of Ken-
-xnveying her opinlilion. To 01,h1f "S VIS lo and thl-ert, wa4 no holpf
and their daughter. Mrs. Jones. after o y Mr "s.T .f Mr. Mi, r a hh
most holpfu. as wi"re ;he n I '. 'r()f !hi r*1cov',ry (If hth, chill.
qpezding a few days in Ocala at th, mo, lo,-.
pending a few days in Ocala at thei suggestions she left with the nlis- i n 1 Tlor. Mr. Carrll h*s ;,f .vmiethy of his
.Ocala House. have returned to their sionary workers here. -, h r l hs' )f .en h. hoir of sad-
bogne at Shirley. S. C. Col. Martin. i o ,,r xain and ex-,
1 great mnanv 'ronnced Miss Dn -- x,
Who is a brother of Col. J. M. Martin the fi miasionr,(', wor1i e,- D. n-, - o. M. -,
v i e s t h e f i n e s t n ei-suo n a t w ,r k ,,'u ' 1'it '' ' i Y i M u > i -_________
This city. owns property in Ocala speaker that has .v i-e our ci v -1 v Misses Mcvr ai MISS SUE ANDERSON ENTER-
*s us a visit each year. s s v i < r cake, salt,,l TAINS
Sand the intert.tii n. ,' ln'i' ad istalized ru lt TA
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin P. Pittman. for- i held during her elrief stay here will. i
iv- wea are sure.\ :i ll : .i s u( .hnet err- M
ly of Ocala. but who are now liv we are sure r ctie of RS. ROBINSON HOSTESS OF Tues, a a1i w r1 li;s iun hAne'-
at Greenville. Tenn.. arrived ingood and th results of hr efforts CARD CLUB or tfrMinss a feR frihds in
yesterday for a ort visit but will be noticeably felt by all of our or s ofMiss McRae. who is visiting
yesterday for a ssort visit, ci .i .
that Mr. Pittman's father is oni missionary societies. Th lais composing the MMariel The wre thr. tal of whit.
S t to Jacksonville. so they left CATARRH MUST GO Ladis' Car Club assemble Wenes- Miss Anna Mixson, with the highest
that city last night, where they! day afternoon at the charming homne o ck of ca s.
bee -n t scorov, won a pretty ,lock ofer,
visit before returning to their And Hawking. Spitting, Snuffles Must of Mrs. (;Gorge K. Robinson for Their an, is cRae was awar ,e with
The few friends that caught Go. Too weekly game of whist. and the gameanothe as th consolation.
%vas a pai ennotherhu a as the Ic o
at iase of them were glad to see Tyomei plronouncedl High-o-me was a particularly enthusiastic and Miss 1Margaret Anderson assisted
but sorry their stay was will give the suffer from catarrh1 enjoyable one. In he r own home,. as l iss Anderson in serving delicious
joyful relief in five minutee. 'l pt. W. L. Ditto yesteIt is such a remrkal and. Robison i ve cordial. and a iit .i-s Aniderson's guests were: Mis -
apt. W. L. Ditto yesterday passel so positive in its action, the Post- o, good chetr .and v:-rrir:n-: <.ha'c- s R. clIer. Tillie Pasteur. Anna
84th milestone, and be is sprer s far as o ,,, h: parties. Iixson. Pauline Sullivan. Ma-iarer
dmore youthful than many men of -, an t' i rt W m'ney Aft r he sanies a salad osv.s Adson Frances Andlrsen. I-srts.
or even younger. He is a prom- back. served. ill Taylor. Roland B!itch. San Teu-
Sand conspicuous figure in all "1 ( . h: onsi.r ot Mrs. Ribinsi ha, a-- h-r s Hibprt wan
ote and religiOus -,,t ;Tit,
B federate and religious gatherings. i:ar, t i- ber 'oe-r nt, ;l.'le". a hournle be-ides the members of the club Mrs. Dr. Lovell.
is a man we are glad to claim as D
i a man srwen are hg of 1H. on ei. and a :.i i,. tr, er for A. E. G 'ri., Mrs. T. T. Mnnrtoe. MIss
adtioen. His friends are hoping that fili; inha:lr, onl cosS one dol- Emily Sto', hury anl Mrs. Hare anId LFE AT SiL'VER SPR NGS
health will continue good anif xi a hntrl is a :-- Mrs. Kriug of Cincinmnti. who ar 'h, _
be will yet be with us many 1 .1 .v ,;, :' ,
be l et, a -- '. :1:.' w.,'i''l' e,'k 7)" 0 Mv'-. Ei, warI id l'' .-

"The H u n t e r D r u g C o n i p a* *T i' '; a l. V' ;' '' "., ,, t ; ,-r -. T ': .,-
Lannoumce that they wt! 'le h-ivin orest to r il. o .1 -
cte osins otfhe full pianoul c Ot A..TTENDED THE BARCO-SRYAN Ci: N. C. '
coupon ns o ludin settl-eelt r * .. WEDDING. ,: ... I .
sh paid ino nl hs nwill *l .r T"..,1 T. r- , ", T ,
,'w f rn .ill. ; ;., ... l.ot.',
stendi ng chac nfor mianvy pi .h oL e a i.' t rn B: l:in and I nr. .Wi.-". .
"f adid 'han ce for t t
. :nt e s -ta n t s t o 7l' r . r, v :1 0 1. .

tes r them in this po-
vole, (or theniin tispOP

Ia.i'ace int Of ht t

it ta

No better plan for advertising Ma-
rion county has been devised than The grand lodge of Masons of Flor-
.. I .. ida was in session in Jacksonville

Tuesday and Wednesday of this week
with a very large attendance.
The following were the Ocala and
Marion county delegates to the grand
Marion-Dunn, No. 19-J. A. Bouvier,
T. B. Snyder and L J. Knight.
Morning Star, No. 94, Electra-J.
A. Reynolds, A. J. Snell and J. M.
Belleview, No. 95-L. L. Hopkins,
D. C. Stanley and C. A. Tremere.
Friendship, No. 53, Martel-P. A.
Ausley, S. D. Martin and B. I. Freyer-
It was reported by the secretary
that fourteen new lodges have applied
for charters during the year. The to-
tal membership is 8700.
The dedication of the magnificent
new Masonic temple occurred at 2:30
o'clock Wednesday afternoon, the
regular Masonic dedicatory services
being used and were quiet and most
This new temple has been erected
by 'the grand lodge at a cost of $140,-

ht at suggested and endorsed by some





of our leading business men, of bend-
Sing to selected list of names in other
states copies of the special Marion
County, or Fair Edition, of the Flor-
ida Fruit and Truck Grower, which
is now being printed. This really very
fine number, with the special articles
on the county by such men as Gaits-
kill. Chambliss, Gist, Harris, Boozer,
Rolf, Goodwin and others, supple-
mented with fine engravings of the
fair exhibits, stock and fair scenes,
will naturally attract geat attention
to this immediate section. Every in-
dividual interested in the movement
to place our advantages and resourc-
es before the country should at once
order as many copies as possible,
either sending them out himself or in-
structing Mr. Brumby to have it done.
It is also planned to have a large
number of these copies given out very
carefully at both the Tampa and Jack-
\nnriill F ir Thi o nn i^i nf

sonv1in r airs. I usn pU
work Mr. Brumby will
nprvic- tsirTra n rllv Thiq

p .. Ja.. .,p:. .s oppou,,.t, ()100, and is one of the mdst complete
might also. by the way. be an excel- buildings of the character in the
lent one for our county commission- country.
ers, board of trade and other organ- Every grand officer was present at
izations to investigate. Let's all pull this meeting, and nearly every district
together for Marion county. Let the deputy grand master.
outside world know us as we are and Dr. J. E. Chace of this city, who is
we can double our population. We district deputy grand master for the
have a great section, greater even twelfth district, was unable to be
than some of us realize present on account of his wife's ill-
ness in Baltimore.
ANTI-SALOON LEAGUE'S NEW OF- ness in Baltimore

At the recent meeting of the Anti- By special arrangements with the
Saloon League of this city the follow- publications mentioned we are ena-
ing gentlemen were elected to hold bled to make the following attractive
the offices during the coming year, offers to our Weekly subscribers:
viz: President, A. L. Izlar: first vice The Ocala Weekly Banner, the Tri-
president. Rev. W. H. Coleman; sec- Weekly Atlanta Constitution and the
ond vice president, Mr. W. D. Cam; Southern Ruralist, for $1.75 a year.
third vice president, Mr. L. F. Bal- The Ocala Weekly Banner, the Tri-
lard; secretary. Mr. H. C. Packham; Weekly Atlanta Constitution and
treasurer, Mr. Geo. L. Taylor. Dele- Paris Modes, for $1.75 a year.
gates to the state convention to be Either of the above makes a splen-
held in Jacksonville. February -10, did combination, and may be taken
Mr. XV. R. Bryant of Belleview and advantage of by old subscribers who
Mr. Geo. L. Taylor of Ocala. pay a full year in advance, as well as
new subscribers.
Capt. John L. Inglis. one of the larg- Remember, this offer is only good
est phosphate miners in Florida, was till March. 1st. 109.
among the distinguished persons vis- Address all orders to The Ocala
iting Ocala Friday. We learned that Banner, Ocala. FIa.
t Banner, Ocala. Fla.

1IoIUI n L o LUt
probably su-.
nt.r~r~+t i

all of his plants are close down 'tem-
porarily on account of overproduction.
He says that present conditions are
natural. That depressions generally
followw over-prosperous tinims. That it
was so in the biblical era. That fat
%-ears were followed by l''an ones, and,
all along tho ages this rule s-eems to
revail. Iirtle moro than a year ago
nv, had ain ra of ntrvous iprospr'ity;
many )hplh)' [)elannrts wvtero erected
and the lus!in'-ss was doubled. and
iwv onnis the delression. C(apt. In-' thinks that rh de,(I)ression will
)nly ho of short lduraTion and that
:ool times will not entirely desert us.

Captain Williams. who is in charge
of tSl construction of the new postof-
fice building. is having a very hand-
some boat built in the room formerly

WANTED-Active young man. good
salesman, to canvass and collect. S.
R., Box 697, Ocala. 1-22wlt d3t.

Mr. W. C. Bull has returned home
from a visit to Lake City and Jack-





Office Yonge
ALA. -



occupied by the Ocala Furniture store,
opposite th, Ocala House. The boat Over
will bh twnyi' feet long. andl will be OCALA,
propelltl by a double S 1-2 h. p. en-
rine. It is heine built for a pleasure J. E. C
beat and, when completed will be put
.on 'h- h -ilv-r Sprinzs run. It. 1 ow-
ver. will he fritzed 'p with salt water
fixtures and! it may bhe taken down to
rhe Eulf occasionally OCAl.A,


Munroe & Chambltas Bank

HACE, D. D. 8.


Holder Block.

Mr. R. E. V-inNess of I:Xive wa. E P. GUERRANT.
a vi.itr to Ocala Friiav. H, is
,,n o)f I Van .ren VaNe-s VETERINARY SURGEON
in1 has :r aa r.1 i '"e nIlt cf ouir si'ret'r
ft;rv for a numli,, r of y.ars andl says Opposite Banner Office
:,;' h :.. ,n ~t'-"-*e : IkiaZ .)CALA FLORIDA
'; '" "; 7 -; T't 'It." ... r .r llu t' I. j" 'I '' i-
W. AV S. .
]:,1. r1 n -.v rh.. Jl' ... S
Sf. l 's s tt ATTORNEY AT ,LA

r -i T :'o -. ( n. Gary Block.
T }'. T ih',. -'' :'. i') i,'T ;;'l h.,: b. ',n
n: .,, ':'(,- rhi' :',,:,. of r;i- It:, .r DR. L. F. BLALOCK.
'i! in ) :t e : i f M . F P.
',ni(,n:, ; ,)... Mr. DENTIST
-",*',''*)" '' .', "O. '(,hIr2 nf ,t',-







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nTO f%.T AR VV. A


4&!UTTffTTTTTTlmTitRtmTT l!mnttttttrrmrTtmTTtTTmt!w^^^

THURSDAY, JAN, 28, This s the date of the closing of our


Think of it Only SIX DAYS more in which to take advantage of Sale. We must get out by Feb. 1st, and we will start pkig
SThursday in order to get everything ready and out by the 1st. You have SIX DAYS MORE in which to buy goods at a much less pri
No than ever before offered in Ocala, or anywhere else.


Will be the slogan for the remaining SIX DAYS. We will sell absolutely at 50 cents on the dollar. It don't pay us t move the goods, for the
reason that where our other place is we do not handle anything but Ready-Made Goods and we want to give those here the benefit. Remember,
come and attend the last few days of the Biggest Sale ever held in Ocala. This is NO FAKE. We must leave and this is your chance.



Miss Mattie Powell of Starke has
been visiting Mrs. E. L. Wartmann for
the past week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Borland and their
daughter, Miss May, are spending a
a couple of weeks with relatives at
Mrs. Eugene Cox. who has been
spending the holidays with her pa-
rents. Mr. and Mrs. Wartmann, returp-
ed yesterday to her home in Aglanta.
Mrs. Timmons and two children are
visiting relatives in Orlando.
Mr. Harry Muller is the guest of his
grandparents. Mr. antid Mrs. Barcus
Mr. C. XV. White left today for New
Mr. anld Mrs. Crutchfield. who have
been spending a couple of weeks I-ere.
leavr ',today for the East Coast. Mr.
Crutchfield represents th( A. F.
Yonge Company comn: .-ion mer-
chants of New York.

M r- and 1-r. C lii T n it hI i .th i -t,

Aft the waves g:acef.lly rolled. .
t w g Miss Mathews. of Iowa. are visiting
The sun peeped now and then. while r i
11Mr. andl Mrs. Will C. Smith of \ aco-
the cypress and palm and other trop-
Sima andt Mr. and,1 Mrs. J Wolf t-aden
lal trees ever nodded greetings.
;of Evinston.
Schools of mullet, gar and trout i
SGreat quan;iti',s of I ttuce and some
swam with us for a few feet. then the .
swift launch left them. Along the culiflo r ar from E
timbered banks, alligators, birds and
cooters were alarmed at us. and scoot-, Orange. are still heing shipped
From Evin:-ton. Boardinan and Mclni-
ed. Great hawks and cranes followed, oh... r
us like sharks-to see if we would tOsh" and ar- brigin bt ttero l icesa
,:thai_ they Nid in Deceinmber or early
throw overboard one of the tots. I in
Sin January.
^gu .. Mr. and .Mrs. John DuBo.-e Gibson
A swift craft is the Oregonian. btrt
:ot' St. Louis arvn making a visit to
her make is ideal and she can turn :hir hrot.or at sistr. D and Mrs.
I hoir brotl,-r and sister. Dr. and Mrs.
any of the bends at full speed. The
Williaml M. Richardson.
Devil's Elbow w.-, rom:nded with ease. on
and also were ,lidhrs and the; Mr. and Mrs. Gibson aret in Florila
and also were isit ei -ar read rs and the't
short bends in i e "-A N !- G(;arden of: o lv to visi heir reuat
the W oods.-' r :.r 1.,L Kiss. 1 or tht, iJo tie i'iof our eltigh tful
W e spent the -t'en:,-;a and night 'in" at,. al!d af' hr vis" ing in St. te-
with the "ol' f.ilks. :Tnd Thursday x '-trsbu. b tor a while they will go to
morning the Hart Liner. Hiawaha.; Haana. Culla. for a few ,tla.
Capt. Harrison. came up on her 199 LEVON NEWS NOTES
maiden trip. We would not be satis-
fled, after the Hiawatha blew at Los Miss Li-a Cal 'll. I ho si-,nt t '
Kis and Petersburg. until Capt. Ma- p4st two weeks so pleasantly with
and M rs. S. S. Diuvall. returned to her
son consented to take us down in the rs r d to he
"Gardens" to meet -the big. palatial home ii .lacksonxie la-.t Monday to
Hart liner. And so ahbut half pas A
nine the Oregonian dipped her fla. to'- tnat e-he will co, ;alain rval
Captain and Mrs. Randall and "got o.011
down to business." and it was in lit-, Mrs J. A. and mother. Mrs.
tie or no time ere the big. white Davis 0o Georgia. spent several days
floating palace hove in sight. She :as: week in Ocala. the gues's of Mrs.
was coming "with a bone in her E. P. Rentz. Saturday they went on
mouth." The captain hallowed; the a picnic to Silver Springs and return-

boat signalled and passengers waved.
and our little "dug out" shot by her
like a torpedo, then turned around'
and beat the steamer to Connor, We
were southern and acted it the best
we knew how.
On board the steamer were several
pretty ladies from New York City
and other northern cities.
Chief Oklawaha and his help-meet,
Silver Springs. introduced us. and I

tell you the many happy hours were
The party spent a very gay half

hour at Connor in Mr. Patrick Todd'
Randall's orange grove.
\e had a grand trip to Silver
Springs. but not an alligator made his
appearance on this trip. and we re-
gretted it very much. more for the
your ladies than all else. There was
a very prominent New York Cir'y fan-
ily on this trip. The-y were Mr. a:nd
Mrs. Frank Joseph Baannern t n h. ir
three v --er- ulin.,rne, an.I tir -.t\ v :.i', -.

etd to Levon Sunday.
Mr. John R. Pr'c -or ot i'Pero wasj
in town today and repor:;d th.t hais
little -laughter. who had been so \ery
ill with typhoii fever for tht past
thirty days. greatly iiniproxedl under
the skillfil treatnae!in of Dr. Slaugh-
Mrs. 'obe, t Carte er re-,urned .il on-
day night from Georgia. where she
.sept't the pa-t three weeks visiting
f:-i nds. Her sn. Charles, who has

i t-.,en attending school in Georgia. ac-
C'.ll!tpanWelld her home.

rMs S. S. Duvall and M:I-. D. E.
Sutton were visi'e:s to Bellexiew on
.-^Ater a pleasant x\isit of twoe weeks
to h r dia- i.h:,'e. Mr.- Scuirgs. Mrs.
l'o':er has e'ur;tiid ; i he r hon':T at
I.i,,. Oak.
Mrs. T. K s::a'tI.:: M'- Frai~A
. :,, M r t:\L ; :','. 1,' a a ndtt :u M :ss
1-":,i S ;,,- \..."'"' o i. a Sa lt ia.
i -hi to -i', P- v '..\ N i-': I i i-


The Titusvllle Star is shining -with
a real tourist season lustre..
Larned's column is a source of dai-
ly delight in the St. Augustine Rec-
Th, Ocala Banner got the delin-
que:" -tax list letr it county as a New
'ltar present.
The Monticello News is devoting its
editorial space to the advocacy of
state prohibition: still it is not a dry
The Alachua News had this heal-
line in its New Year isue: "Hurrah
for Peace. Harmony and the WVater.:
Lifte is short and political fame is
fleeting. The Dol.and Record alludes
to "'he late W Governor Browarel.' Is
he as dead as that ?
Havana will not be satisfied this
year with less than a cigar factory, an
electric light plant and a new rail-
road. So says the News.
The Ocala Star celebrated the In-
auguration of the new administration
by printing pictures of Governor Gil-
christ and other officials.
The Cricket of the Waldo News i !
chirping at a lively rate these (ilys.
He has improved his paper both in


Do not keep the alabaster boxes
of your love and tenderness sealed
up until your friends;- .e deai.. Fill
their lives witb, sw.-.ness. Speak
approving. cheering words wnile their
ears can hear them. anti while their
hearts can te thrilled. antd male hap-
pier by'them:; he kind things you
mean to say when they are gone. say
before they co. The, flowers you
mean to send for their cotfins. >nr.,
to brighten and sweetern their honlls
before the-y la rihenim. If my friends
ha\e, alaleaster box,.s laid axway ful
of fragrant [p~rfn it-.- f sym allrhy
anid afi', cion. which trhey inrt.i 1To
briak over my ,.-ad body. I wudiii
"i*'i -r tlt x- \oul! iwri.:g th m "r itn
nily w-eary and ,-rou!ll'd hotr.- a;.1l
op)p an ih.iin. t'hat I nia.y e r'-fr sh. ,
l-y ihet:I w while. I i*','i t h .tP [ a:t.i
rather have a plain tfiIn wio
!hot ,ro., a fminral wi: hout an e'l,,-iZy.
than a lif- within, th,' s, ee'twtni,,> (f
love- and symn'pathy. Iei us 1-a -n to
anoint our fri'' foreth*al leore
their burial. Post niortrm kin i:- .-s
doe-s not ch(eder thi' t ot !o't!le, sritir.
Flowers on rth- coffin :ast io r:o ra-
tranc,- bacwarl ov er life ,\ ary
way.--PPerry Heratld.


appearance and size. :,re t a ,i t tt it] te
-a "-la t toi t it-
It is reported on good author y that circuit cott a: TatnIt We-in slay
I'nc-l, J.,e" Dixon of the Live Oak b.Tween thes, :wo old wa:" hor,-s f
Democrat. prefers setting type to writ -_h, Flori,!a lar. Alexan ler St. Clair-
ing editorials. Hles a success at both. Abrams an, Wilkinson Cal!, and for
Editor Howard of the Orlando Re- a period the or-tiorv usod b)y ,,arh of
porter-Star, will. it is rumored, spend the gentlenen was w,.ll sa.aeund,
his $2.5 Tribune prize in enjoying no wih the co)tr.,, of th,* i'pp-.r pot.
less than a whole week at the s'ate The caue of argument h:id rer-
r t'nrt etiCt to the' inoe ii tianct' of one David
The Arcadia Champion has just .MTchl. of .Ja:'k-,otilIe,. wI 'h Mr
|-elebra:,d its fifteenth birthday. It is a cha a ,,, n con i ab
one of the righttest and best of Flor- rtt'c d by cer i a ,n.. ,1 tL, -
i,!a we-.'eles and deserves all the good of h1 t:'.uste whi'h h se-. r, lyv
tor'une that has come to it. critic se,,.
Albe rt Williamson dropltped into As. however. 0i: develop ,i thetr tH ': o
rhniyte all, nt the N.- Year. Hear an a 'ennt hai n r ached I.-
. i" tvween Messr's. Mirtc'ell and ('all by
"'May overy- day of 191 which the former was to trar:ffer
Brin- special joy to thee and thine. h
to the a'-or at sone f i.ure tlate hi.
"'Haipi. as can he.'" says Editor shart of t]7,- proiwrty invol%-d..u p ,,
RusseII. in announcii:g the' seventh W.a; i-' h(, (,. dl; n, t of the' Brooksville Argus. a'. nti an tt l tra .-t,. e.
4okychoppy continues to make a the estate either in law r e'qui 1- I
ioise like prosperity through the col- been maae.-Tampa Tinm,.
unin. of Buchanan's Argus.
The DeFuniak Breeze scored a suc- OPPOSES THE TALIAFERRO BILL
cess with its offer of $23 in prizes

for the best acre of corn grown in its
county. Frank Hunt, who won the
prize, sold his acre crop as seed for
$2oi and is very well satisfied.
.1. C. Compton has succeeded IL. M.
,Tobnson as editor and manager of
that bright we--kly. the Leesburg
Commercial. Mr. Compton has beetr
superintendent of schools of Lake
county for twenty years andl this is
s-uffidient evi,,ence that he is a good
Powell wrists: "If the judges in
your conte-' had notedd me three beers
instead of three cheers. I would have.
been better satisfied." If Powell will
come to Tampa. the Tribune will
n:ak,' goo.! By the way. he could
scar,'tcly hav\ exp'c-tced such an award
from a board of ju dge which inc!',!-
Ti a minist of the gospel.-T::!:pa

Aa I Px e a irte.a~i 'aixd. the 0W'
-- Mr ThImni i-:1Wto' -

T :,

Senator Taliafrra, has introducol
a bill in congress witlih provide for
the inspection of turlpentine, an,
There are. already rtoe, many man!
holding gove-rnneni positions without
creating places for tni',)
This country has **nir -Iy oo
much law. That. counTry is bI,-r ,-.-
errn.'e which( has the- f,-wes-st !:w-: con-
sistent with good orde-r.
Col. T. A. Jennintis. of P,'nsacola.
says that should Taliaferro's bill he-
coIme a law it would cost he port of
PF nsacola at least $:.~),, .,c,1 ai yv-ar.
Ptit alln ex'in h onI tha Ta!ia-
ferro bill.
W\e ha\x' alr-av rT i InV :.;-
which .t-r, etna'e.-d .-oe'iy t ir 'h,'
h'ne;it of s ';e pah' 1 t':-''( 2 ,. '- >'n '-r
place.--.asper Ne.' -,

A Y Y" .

I ; th.h - It-tt :..1

it is nard to credit, but it is sal ---
[nat even beautitul, truittul, success- The consensus of opinion of the
uit. eneerrut, nospitaole Oriando nas press of rthe country is that Senator
"Knockers" in her midst. Tillman sustained himself admirably
fhe progressionists of the city are in his speech last Monday and quite
aoing anu poss)ioe ro rorware its in- successfully repell-,', the charges
,er--s:s. i nese c-tizens ta ta.K up toe made against him by the presidlerL of
t\wn,. they raise money by the thous- the United States. The preside-nt was
a!n,;. of ,dollars to set forth its advan- too eager. it seems. to make a case
; t-'. te e)tiluy ani.1 pron'-:ar)iness against the South Carolina senator.
of i,, oranmc, grove.-s and Zarai+ns. the The It- islatarte of Sou-h Carolina,
lih-althfiln-s of it- climate and all now in session ha4 tiv-n Senator
r,- for which iP i: farlnous. Tillman a vor : o L ,.' -i, ,nc,- and Mr.
'wl af,'r all tiis is .loie and when H nr' \W a-t--r-on. ,.- :Lro'ia Nest-
i1: r'-soTls-. To 0:11 Tis -'r' n -w peo- tor. -ays a S'Ina' Tilitan has
pi aire a:rra-",'* h.!re with ti>- it-:en- oni ry'lin Thr." ho o(r can re-
ti ol o' tcaing or invesing, tt-n j ir
.i,,b rh,- "knocker" sllyv sn,.ak ril 'h: s r-t with the
arit'. ; ti!l riti nminis of S')'ib (ai'.il:i s.-:iao,.
nl'-'W | -'pi.''- wivth dolu'.! and 'ar<
-. H f invent, or ,locatn. i :'~ e :- a: A man
T'. < r n k,.'k !.- if :h'.ir 'rule mo- 1 s I1'" 5ons.
i inv i ate. woud I wi.-t i r, r- .n half
i',)1 a, ha) ha .- a gril.. a ains, sU C- n third.
f1an t, h-. : ,, t _,. .. !,i as be
(c't 'i1 eI n they hav a little prop-
Oco 1ld. ) ., was
,, ; ,, ,f oWl: wVtliio :hey vwou'ld i i a
i,, r ,. .-10-;a.. n hor
ca n..., nin2 ive
Thr.!,- are aws t) re liare silc-h it.- cai- trn : -- ';."' iv
'-'r:n .i-i!.'s when it collie to knoc-k- y : :: t. n or;
h 1- V-"h, ,-on
it-. ; 1.riivarte bisin' :.-, of an-y iia .i'. -' n a
Stfr th knocker of the town tre half yo n a
.1 i lo aw xc. t rthal of self porT- '- ani
riO ,,: 'h t- roi, ;anl in such (as's it i' :-. - I.." -i
lack t. .
.:" w,l! if rh,' profe.s- ional town ')
i-n, k, r w t.!-. t :y to th ,, V, oos a' l::.- -l(" :tuin ) Re.ort r-St: r. it
- Tb
Ahty- L.a-.vrenwl. Low,, I. a t'hor
iawypr i: Harvard prf -so,-, i t.: G;i appointed
i- th] s .'C.. '-s-r or C: "a,!.s W ;liot r) 'rir i States
a5 heal of he ., ar ,at Ca.iJri,i*:- 'i. thb --' ng e
ve7'.try. T -- s en-o. .yt t. - i' : ; .ei C-ion by
al :r:: anol fri+.nds of Hia'vardi sin' .:s i t:r, :..vil!. Sun.

O' -e r'e- gnari)n of Pr-i.i.'nt Elet in
Nov .nb.. r and rh. s cula-iol a-- t0
h *a'; !- s' sc.' ,.or nided wh, n i
:x as t(e;ninu (ce i ;ha!- :"i;- nrfil ,i,,,,s of
Ih, crporation ha I eleeto l Prof.
I Lw, ;i. A leni-mle-r of a famous Bos-
ton fa: ly. :ga.I,.ate of Harvard an, I
of th,- Harvard Law School. anti an
occupant of trh. chair of the s.elnco
of g..-. rn:, ,t ;- the l nive-.rvity since
19". P-of. L-I l is thoroughly imn-
:ue,: wijh H.rvard, tradiirions. He is
r' : '-! ,e, : i- ,:, ab!e ,itn:nis.ra'ivP of-
i e ,r. :; s,-'f di i?,inirl ariar ui: o:k, I r"() :, s ,t hi j,,ys of a'hlet ic
Olcol 'rtiol. rt e-I plore-s 'Xcess in in-'
' er-c, iie- ia'p sp !o'r.

DispIart'-hs from \Vashlgron sta
that Mr. Tillman has nima- another
spe-ch, in which he scores Ataorre,-r
General Bonapartp andl Postnrasr --
General Mey-r. He pits them in an
Ananias class to thlrnlselve, Th,-
South Carolina senator is becoTinh
"savizrous.'- and threatens to break i
into i ts th Pr-'si not's big stick.
Itt i start, that fivo thousand of!
toe earnhquak. l ic'ritn m n-ay form a
colony anid 1loato in Florida. The
D'-ke Pon:p.'"o Litra of Lofbardy call-
e onl t o Ira!iarl rmhassador ar Pari-'
and oft->,,! dt,)onav a part of a large.
trac of lan-I he o t (s in Manat..,,
otnrtv for this cc noro Th- Italian..
art, g-,)o f farnier. and, as a rule.
mnak-' good cirlz.i .u

P -ic' Taft. si'. akinm ,f

to I' tai t h- primary +.licaon
''r ;t.- -'" srrial ae'liation To .: k.
,r .. ,.' laborer, : ;, i ,.
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Special to the Ocsla Banner:
Sparkets of golden sunshine pic-
tared her serenely as she gracefully
and lovingly noses her mooring. Her
pretty noee was gently touching the
great dock tmbers, and her graceful
form sat the crystal waves of Silver
Springs very becomingly. It was the
Oregonian, Capt. Henry Mason On
board were a party from Connor.
They were Misses Rebecca Counts.
Edith and Margaet Mcllvaine, Emma
Mason, two little tots and Mr. Haif-
A north, bound S. A. L. train pulled
out as we cast anchor and swung
around over the great, deep, blue ba-
sin of water. Instanter a sleigh bell
jingled on the boat. It was full speed
signal. Gently her slender hull ca-
ressed the silver stream and her nose
was very sweet and girlish amid the
pretty arched rainbows made from,
the spray which was thrown up ahead.'






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Mr. William E. Law was a well
known Brooksville citizen in Ocala
Saturday on business.

If you must drink, see Hogan and --
get a good, pure distilled whiskey. x
Rev. W. J. Folks was in Ocala Sat- HOME FROM EFFECTS OF
urday on his way to Shady Grove. BITE BY RABID DOG
where he preached Sunday.

Colonel L. P. Miller and Mr. Mon- From Sunday's Daily:
tholon Atkinson were in the city Sat-i The entire city was shocked yester-
urday. and were at cross purposes day afternoon to hear the startling
over the Roosevelt-Tillman contro- eMr. Ed S a wel
,news that MIr. Ed Sw,,at. a well known
-r_ young carpenter of this city, was suf-
.Mr. Allick W. Inglis of Rockwell fearing from a most severe attack of
drove up to Ocala Saturdaty morning hy,.rophobia. an l :hat his life was iun
in his automobile, and spent several great dancer.
hours in the city. This information was confirm'nil I I-
Ite"r during the nihbt lv b :y'tedin*. nhv-

Miss Sue Barco and her nice re-
turned to Cotton Plant Saturday tftcr-
noon after spending two days in
Ocala. the guests of Miss Barco's
aunt. Mrs. Walter Hood.

Large quantities of granite for th,

siciaris. who si f.dl t ia1r tIhe 11t311 xvt.

not liv f, O Iir-oiti the ihio l aT ani! ;'t


new governmt nt huilling continue to .
'ahhl on'. :;,.l ;:: ir-- '" phihysi ;i:1 e
arrive. The buiiing is to be three ,
Ewt, ^ rt, p1 lz,7'-d in !I',, r ,ii;, no -. n
S stories, not inciulirgi the cellar and Mr. a: ,: : r 1
|ne !. i i it . 1 tT% i i ; %. ; .'. I
Mrs. Eugene H. Cox. who has ,.n tial. This wa. T -..
spending several weeks at Citra with. Or in sani. ,' :'' ;-: '1
S her parents. Hon. and Mrs. E. I. b. his wif I that smln "o'- t:.l't
Wartmann. has returned to her home ago. only a week '-tfor h:Is 1h: "'
in Atlanta. born. at abol" daylri ": <,-:11
White do- of tlhe ic'' var'it 'i re;i!'o inl
We are headquarters for all good th' yardl an' an-ra'ed i. :r ae t.nti.on
things to eat and drink. Good service by runniing after :hoe ('lick',-n.. :;:.!
and prompt attention. Hogan, the thai he. in his efforts s to dri\t To ar-
whiskey man. x
hsy man. ,imnal away. was bitten t'wiei. OnI.' 'I

Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Anderson have the hand and once ont ;hi' foot. \ -:l1
returned home from a ten days' visit incident of that mornings world was
to New Orleans. La., where Mr. An-!that the little son. only six vyar'- (l1.
derson went on business connected was hitten also ore 'h.' ,i ...
with his profession. final rien wa. r
S -- however, the young boy ias as y'
Mrs. H. K. Smith has returned home shown no symptoms of the dlrei,! (nfl-
from Gainesville. Ca.. where she has 'ease.
been spending the past month or more Friday and yesterday ;he lipal i.
with Misses Ressi. and Marguerite continued to grow worse and wiTh the
Porter. 'late information as above given the
p physicians separately aind in consuilia-
Mr. and Mrs. 1. J. Roess will move ion uinmistak:ihlv ,declartd the case
next week into their beautiful new one of genuinii h-ydropho!i.i. wit',iut.
S home on Oklawaha avenue. which is however, alarming the patient !, iln-
now just about completed. and a very forming him (f '!.:1 f:tc'.
lovely home it is. Th,, mait sy ,.'. si, r *
e'viden it azony undergtin'. as 1 : 1 ,it-
Mr. John D. Buckalew of Janes- ficu(vy in swa...rllo: aid itl;inz.
burg. New Jersvy. has arrived in Ocala and an inabiili:' to take either f:o-!
for his annual visit among us. Prior or water. A' out dark !as: nh
to coming here he spent several r. Sweat ,bcine practically uncn-
weeks at White Springs. scious. froihing a, the moith an ut-,
tering disjoint'-d cries and (n"'zh

Miss Josephine Turpin, wno is 'nt'
greatly admired guest of her cousins.
Mrs. C;. T. laughs and Miss Pauline:
Sullivan. has been having such i de-
Slghtfful visit in Ocala for the pas'
few weeks, leaves next week for he-r
home at Americius. Ga.. much to he'
regret of the young Ipeople in Ocala

DONT DRINK! But if you do. seoe
Hogan. and get the be t that money
can buy. If it's a good drink, we have
I. i

S Messrs. T. W. Troxler and S. T.
Sistrunk have just returned from a
trip to Varnetia. ,below Sarasota.
where they went to look over the
property of the Lemon Bay Frui
Company, of which company they are'

Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Gerig and their
sweet little daughter. Margaret. left'
Saturday for a brief visit with rela-
tives at Winnsboro. S. C. During
their absence Mr. and Mrs. 1oyvt. "h I
are spending the winter at Lake Wevr.
will be with Mrs. Geri,'s mo;her. Mrs

Mrs. Daisy IHardmnan atal i'h r T-
very bright and interesting lit'-
children, who have le''n s'indi'-:
several months in Ocala. he i'-ll.
of Mrs. Harldman's unc' an : n
Mr. and Mrs. Z C. Chambil- ... '"
el Satiurd! a 1,0 h.tir honi t : i: ",

Not withs;tandirg the semii-,d lirin: ,. .
made no effort in any wa- y ,o ;a'rm
onmembers of Ih.s family (;r etile'-. a-'
is cenorall y -'' .pose' to lie t ,-' .1 ,'
in the last s' -' s.
All efforts ,o ascertain thl ow ,:''r-
ship of the doLb th:it caused i1 thi1 ; i-
ble andl t raIic eve-\n i have so fir b.-' n
fruitless. and it is not known w!''-h. r
other ,persons or animals we're n; t '
by)v th sante iHi'le ,wa-ot or not.
AMr. Sweat's re.idlence is jsw' ti-

Sternoon and were taken charge of by BIRTHDAY SURPRISE FOR MR.
the state board of health to be treat- HERON TODD
ed as they deem best. Friday was the twentieth birthday
Tute little six-year-old son. who had of Mr. Heron Todd. In honor of this
been bitten at the same time his fath- event and to make it a very enjoyable
er was, went to Jacksonville Sunday C
:and always memorable one Mrs. C. C.
afternoon to immediately take a
course of the Pasteur treatment. Toddl planned for her son a very dte-
Rev. C. C. Carroll. who, seeing the lightful surprise, and it was as de-
nfled of immediate action, and know- lightfully executed as it was pilamned.
ing tha: the finances of the unfortu- She arranged for him a **mosaic"
nate family were not such that tney
party, and invitedl twenty you1tig leo-
cou thnmslps secure the treat- pIe to be her guests for th, v.nirg.
mentr necessary in such cases, start- To
.The young man knowing iiol in z of
ed a Inullic subscription list on Sun- pleasant arran, i
all these pleasant arrange* n n's or
(lay morning. This was very liberal-
Iv ye nri!l srido. withi t very liberal him, after tea went calling. After
!y ,,bisori b.>d :o. with the result that
result that the other guests had arri-I. hI-. ,oth-
b. ita ily h.av- h,-n sent to Jackson-! hi oco t, h .
: hltr sent for him to COte home. as
". ,, ,.'n: I wv ith all 'h--ir -y- '
I wanted hiim esp a iy an:,t 't) i .,1
;,. n -, flly l,rovi,lpl for.
r i for.Miss Canip with hini. W\'h-ni h. rt;i, h-
Arc fr ',oll r.)po-rt, last evening d t i hm he was ry a
';t ttgl*." i)' coll.elin .ns: i pris',l, and .',l.s- *, .. r. I '

I-:- ; . n i P. Thl n ,: ;andl he and all of ;hi x ':
' ' t..! .. .. ........ :"',"' had a bi t in- :. toL .'r.
S. : h i' .. .. . rs. T-
;5 : .nl .,,in M rs,. ,

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r1 : Ii c I wrow
." !it a 0- i t t n intor
-1.n P o- ;it.'. ; lich t op''" i-

r1 r t i m 's, m r i.l il e r -i- ', 'v-

-* .1 ;, ,rac, iv< front, will bt' erect-
,.,1 ni the s N'ats will 1 elva t d in
Ili- rear so that onc sitting th(.r will
h. x,, as g()ool a view of the pictures
;is (,i, in front. This little open air
1,f'I;.-.' provee, quiet atn attraction last
s'4 ilt'r ni.. a pldac' to whilee awaiy the
io-'x '\ intn.s. looking It, moving
p)i( t','. T -, pI'r-'st-nr manager. ent
! x......\ Or' '. ; e itith'' 1.of
,. ,x''. ;,'; :','-< s ,on Ib had, and heto

S:w.' .'' I w\ill prol- ably w l) d outli

IV-+ (I Tip i,'K.:' iii place C can bet
p'i; iiT pi111(l s'llapI and ih. all-
1-'1 ('.' -:I ':; of -T1e otl Iileln da w ill
. ,', ...... i ;hi ,,' lio 'al Ia,,..-:'s s veral


l i's ;'o,'*M<' MacKayN on:,r-n aine'l
t .' i.ila,'s (; m,.' I r,,",ytori:tln ('lItre i
I I. t hiY, ; t''i t ill at t lmir r Iti nar

.. -a I o, .-,:--'t.. iMrs. Ati.'Ka

yondl lthe, o(itly liniis. southwest o0" th11, It :in' tl i ho r s of te tea A
lime kiln. lHe is a hard working youiin! 1) icli.x'r anii Mis-s J ,ssilu i a::.-
carpenter and has only' recerntly\- builtl seltin o t;h
a little cottage. where. tog.e0httr nirh ,ian, n sih Mi s t''n Ta lor' wtose
lti'lo ;t'1l Alt--'..l Jolhn Tay-lor. whose
his young wife and three w'epinl is jol, san
sxxe,-t ,ic," is always njoyo,.,ang
children, he lies 1.idinc. or moire piroh-
ably i.- d, yd t, Ih ,e Tin, thi s ac eount w prty iC .
I In Ilte dining room tl.,' serving ,a-
is r.'ai,. il bl, was preltilv decorated with red
The ci v ,atiliorities hav\e for r< v
ro an',! Mrs .ohn lTylor assisted

al month- usel etv\''- eloffort to ri' 11ol
town of 1t(o.e !worit less do!is. an I Ii
'",. prsh.bH *" e !-< 'o <,. \ ;'' i,
0'l;)d 01 '.H e ^lr.>eT-I -,. v 1 ;t

( e n" , 1 e \ I i th" I ",r i.
Ifoir o! io l t'.1 r' v;11."

1' ' ,' . ''at S '. i

I.l. "! '' , .
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1.N - : 11w
LISTEN Wh,'n V .'i 1-,. In| '"' ,.
send us fVO ir orders I ;11 "
make his la h nrtea Ho.i: FUL'NZRAL OF MR ED SWEAT
Place. the w isky : r- Pn.

SMr. F. TC.. ili e 'I.*
in his window a sau c'r o if iiv ,
ida applies ,at aIre h>'- n Th ; n. .n :'un of ih ^ l-"
on by a number of .'rs- ih 'n h t se <.linI:- Sn aV' n
--------------- ----w,1h l(- .

T ii, yoiti .;:: i : ,l ',:' ; : ;'- .
Th yount p-;!,
i.l. Vt t h ll I r : 'i ' :- n; '
ttlv' pl 'nil;'r i fo .'c"h ri;T r pl h a
tI, .

pl.'asi': t i' ::,.nt '. T ,l rna. r '- V-.r, .s -*-

)ioui l hl' rA ,;.,t'n I ff rt"n' prl tny
p,!e-aic.s kp' : ,' a,.,n';n tn;ul ks p, 'as-
anl y nploh y. fir ', .io litTl, tim!.,
Thoe .n, l, se! ,, r liri"l n i:'at in o ,tT-

iand wh fou1,1 tliar Ma .-1 s A.l i XiT A T!,in on and
IMr. Carlislo lzlnr hat w\t(';i thi. prizes.
which wxo*'rl- t wo '" r' il" fra:it-
,',t picture's.
After this Todl anid Mrs.
('Camp tn;av to e-ach bhiv and girl a
li-ht d (anileo. Th. y we're o0 take
tl' calndtll ain! ti:;'k a hirtilay wish
for Mr. T il1. alnd tO walk
around th, .var''. If the candle re-
n.,ained lighted it a:igereod well for
the wish thoy h:'l :iadn'. anl as many
of them didl stay iliithd l many of the
ple'as-ant things wished for tih young
man will doubtless come to pass.
Mrs. Todd. assisted by Mrs. Camp.
Miss Rexie Todd and little Miss Con-
nor served chicken salad, olives.
crackers. cliocilat" and cake, tihe
guests reniain i uniIil a late tour
aTl, e'ljovynl .....-I nrinute of their
)During L '' *'*. v '--N]n \!is-s : ary
Connor plii, ,! vIr;y s\w 'tly several
piano sel'c ious.
Thos' who W re pt'renI to hel],) cl-
eitrate ii. l irithtnav of tlis popular
young 1oy 'wvr' tht' following: Miss
May ('u:ia'i of Franklin. Va.. Misses8
Sally C(':imp. Fr.i:'ces A.\tdirson, B. tty
'.Vray Mlcivr. .'an T'-agi';. Sara Da-
vis. E!i- ;':;z h,*' \.'wso,.,. Anni.' Alkin-
soni. l.,wilo' S Itril, yy.HoIpr,, Ro inson..
Mary (C in' !'.,. M s--rs. !;hn T Il. .Tas.
-: u'. .',, .\ '! r--a1. I'hii Rolb-
i ;s.' "' I'!i !' !:: ; '. lli rr \ A ,th-

r s., .Ir.


Fever sore'- anl! old ('chronic sores
T.houll not I) lin :ilel nlt ir'ly, ibut
should 1 kept ini h! al'hv condition.
This can b,- don't' by apply:n. Cham-
b',rlain's Salve. This silve has no su-
perior for this purpo-,. It is also
T:.ost exc,,'lent for chappedvl hands.
so-re nippl'es-. uhiirs and diseases of
the skin. For sale by all diruggists. m


,-,,s M s -'', 'er V'athers
"'v\, \ '- a' '"-"r i s,.-, and a; her par-
S -! 'v,'r f'i's to aive her guests;
*:"' ]i :im '. so wxvl n the ni'wmit'rs of!
., ',;'. l.;,'e's' C;arl Club nt't at
.' "" ':' f 1: :'.!:y' ;il'*t''Ooio l the

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W hen shown positive and reliable proof that a certain
remedy had cured numerous cases of female ills, wouldn't
any sen-sibxle _woman conclude that the same remedy would
also benefit her if suffering with the same trouble ?
Here are two letters which prove the efficiency of Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.

Red Hl It;'-s, Mli-s.--"Vords are ilniea'tluate to express what
Lytlia IinkAlint's It'eetable Cotimpolundll hias done for me. I
suffered fromt :t femialce di.sei.':' anid weakness which the doc-
tors said was causedd bya libroid tumorr, anrd I cimmnenced to
think there was: no help for me. Lydia E. PiinXlnliu's Vegetable
Compound made nie a well woman after all other means had
failed. My friends are all asking what has helped me so much,
and I gladly recommend Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com-
pound."-Mrs. Willie Edwards.
Hampstead. Maryland.-" Before taking Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound I was weak and nervous, and could not
be on my feet half a day without suffering. The doctors told
mne I never would be well without an operation, but Lydia E.
Pinkhan's Vegetable Compound has done more for me than all
the doctors, and I hope this valuable medicine may come into
the hands of many more suffering women." Mrs. Joseph H.

We will pay a handsome reward to any person who will
prove to us that these letters are not genuine and truthful
-or that either of these women were paid in any way for
their testimonials, or that the letters are published without
their permission, or that the original letter from each did
not come to us entirely unsolicited.

What more proof can any one ask ?

For 30 years Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound has been the standard remedy for
female ills. No sick woman does justice to
herself who will not try this famous medicine.
Made exclusively from roots and herbs, and
has thousands of cures to its credit.
SMrs. Pinkham invites all sick women
to write her for advice. She has
guided thousands to health free of charge.
Address Mrs. Pinkham, Lynn, Mass.

iWaldorf salad creamed chicken pat-

-tie'. lettuce, sandwiches and choco-
Frorm Friday's Daily:
rm Fritlay's Daily: late, were serv,,,l on rh*e small tables.
s- .iosophitio Turpin. of .Ait'ri- .T:T first prize, two exquisitely
ct's. (;'ort'ia. was the gui'st of h.tnor .w
dalinti.v, hand-niadl+, h in lk+.rchief,;, was
a' a V.TV !tovly card party iven by a r i r
i Mon by Mrs. V.'r'ni' Stev'tns, and the
th,." ,:' >. aft'rnn at the r'silente consolation prizr'. a Ir rrty ,'Ivet ja-
It Mr'. ;.; T a h-. on Okla'aha bh '. fe!l to Miss ('ar-ri \'Williams.
Thn I'he I'pretty lr!l' haidI!i'-painte*t score
c:'r.Is w\ re>, h,' xh w ,rk of M i-s S'.ri Da-
1'.Vnl ''p.!;''i-ll'tPr wer'e .V v0Ot''l to0
t is.
;1'' h. 'i. ri';tn!' nti n if th'' carl! idlavers
.'Ii S ftoll"ivtai's party for Miss Tur-
:>.;, illn sliall room connecting
tiis x *. wo wav s onoe 'lta le, at which ;in was a throitlly enjoyable so-
s aence Camp. Mrs. Willia cial event. alnd was given as a fare-
r. Mrs. C. Koonce an wll to this at;a('iv- y' n.- visitor,
rs. I. W. n .val CnjoBvd a one aof who returns to her Gtorgia home next
dominoes. week. Miss Turpin wore a lovely
fli ^ ; pal', blue muesI-:mI;n'' gown and looked
lihe rooms were, most attractively pa blue mesln gown an looked
adorned wirh vrv beautiful rowing exceptionally h ovly, and her hostess,
ferns ( other pot plants, which who is always an attractive girl, vore
we a white figured silk dress.
wvr, gracofkll.v arran-,od on tables.
tabouretts an, .piano. and on all the Miss Turpin has been very popular
manols wer orfctI llovel and ux- ring her visit in Ocala, and her
edinI ar t el an friendly s andii acq(rl li in dances all oery
IlIlInf-ra. a n-1pit'.,. .Ye lh)w .a,,-
S it nwhic- ch rh rS**t th.':, hner visit h< r, i al-
v''it;.' *:. -f-'s. ;a'! (tI x'hieh 'veh w ', ::rnwti
in ' nr most ov 'r.

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Marrie d i \,,"dnesdav e\.in .
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Tuesday was the anniversary of the
I birth of Robert E. Lee, and the furth-
er we get away 'from this the more
saintly his character appears. Per-
haps there is no man In history to
whom greater admiration is invoked
and greater respect accorded.
There is a caarm about his life that
is ennobling and as one stuoaes its
ft gfa and my fag, and how it iles simplicity and grandeur he seems lift-
blay,; ed into a purer atmosphere.
Ih ad as d amy land and half the Mr. Charles Foster Smith, one of
O-ed red a blood red Its stripes for- the professors in the Vanderbilt Uni-
wheoul w versity, devoted several months seek-
waew white and soul white, the good.
forefatbher dres~un ing light on the character of Lee. He
My bhe and true blue, with stars that read nine volumes-several thousand
gleam right;
Te glorted guldon of the day, a shel- pages-and he says that he found
ter through the night him greater than he had ever dream-
Telw fla and my fla, and oh. how ed he was. He says that he was a
much it holds! majestic man in which there was ab-
Tou i T and my land secure within solutely no littleness.
Its folds;
Wr heart and my heart beat quicker In an address at the commencement
at the sighted of Vanderbilt University be delivered
mI-kissed and wind-tossed. the red
and blue and white; an address on General Lee. The ald-
The one fla. the great flag, the flag for dress was entitled "Ideal Teaching
me and you;
Olotrfled all else beside, the red and and Teacher."
white and blue. This address was printed in the Or-

P. V. Lreatenge, Bsimnes Manager.


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tober Methodist Quarterly. from which
we make the following extract:
I share thb feeling of danger threat-
ening the dlemocrar !nr t w hi-h P'rffc_


e p aoar4 an naskoel of a Tp e aisbo
hoar and asking for The list. m not a bl just now to locale in
The Star never borth-rs the boar.i. rh- Ananias Club th e degree to which
We get the list without asking for i 'the two distinguished gentlemen
when our turn comnis. With all the' ent led. I will. after consul-
-ti m W shall be enritledl. I will, after consul-
facts about us. do you wonr action with some of the other leading
smile with amusement when our con- members of that association or organ-
temporary pats itself on he back.- ization, or whatever it is called, try
Ocala Evening Star.
Ocala Evening Star. to get a meeting of the executive
anity and boastfulness are not the committee and have William E. Chan-
weaknesses of this paper. ;ilor or sonie other analytical mind de-
The article entitle,! "Florida His- w d w
toerviine j,!sr what de-gree we shall
"o!-" was kindly s,-.nt to ;his paper'
rory ws kindly sen h uponl Charles J. Bonaparte and
hy Mr. Whi'iol.l Governor Gilchrist's
:his man Meyer."
pirivare secretary. aln. so fat as we
kInow, it was first printrl in this pa- SAM B.
l'r. .
Wishing to iv hnor to whm T following itm appeared in
honro is '" hi pap'r > n i-n appeared i i
,Inda!'i sTimes-1nion:
"' ilorila Hist ory. aa dl gae l Mr. \\ i'- -
fieo full cr,',!r for its -,c nilila 07. S-1111! -1B. Russ. i tone ritme one of
Thai ce-rtainly show-',i m,. -ih-,r v,: i- ":" .,,t .own n wspa; niws i r ii inn
tv no:" hoastfiilei-ss. i e'ay morning
T hii- va-ar a new 1 tar'l of (,il;'!ty :v :l i, ,,l,/ i!l his ,, ill a a W est Bavy
T i y r'r., lo!wjiitg house. His ih-ntitv was
.oriiuInssion-Is v., nI .t-. i .,iki n utii h was id.nritied 1by a
the editor of trii- p.,r j- i *",. i :ili "'ir!i*.s-l' ion !tpurt,.r. wi;.) saw ;he i
-;;s tat;t-. aitppear,. l, -:i )r itl ~l 1 I y aft it ha ilbe-n carried to the
an:.! rtimint- i thi.':i o)f the e ti-oiilI. ril "r king t stal.lishin -i.nt of M_;l rcls t

T -l, ,. .
I'fOr s'.' r' i v' ,a 's ;S ni R ii s. a' s i
publc atioli of th- 1 ls-'. andt as i, was I,. w -!i, ;ii,-iy k<>i \wn. ua: a iit,-'r-
!he firsr of t!> y, 'a:r i' ri-f rrei to it :*r o(f the Tiimes- nioii *,.iinria! .aff.
as a "New Y atr's ift. It was not H~ was W a ri'it flliiT oi, o thT'- (l,'v-
nc!*r o f WA rit R s ha1ti -Qr lthe l l on- (I
done in a boast fl spirit nor' was , -i' s wriirr:' haot -v-:- r c-' i oln the
pap ri'. niln! ':*- hl;!s a I.v'T-r, circle of
anything lauilawory ab;!out it fried n ls.l
Our -nvious ('ont'tilp'o:!'ary rc ::in o' F "r ai '11 .. ti"n.* !,*- wats ; hatr:'ca1
hold the mean spirit running thro'liugh C'r'tic ftor tr, TIi:- s-hnion;. an a was
his nature into subjection. and. like w, !1 xml favoraol. y known sn ihe tt,-
I tr~i al wo\' ,!. MI; : r::.i s rhis son-
the leopard s spots, iti will sh-.v- it- hn It' ,h, o i th r ,'rical imana er
self. He is to ht' pli" d l r ni' h r than ". n li!'.' viii, .:i i-o vi i -ii'\ .
cnn ilrel. h," '' n ts' in;i \\ 'W'i;.. 'tVh1 b ecom- otf

TILLMAN'S REPLY TO ROOSE- ,n ,,1' ;'t ft u',-i a:n, si, ha:
VELT :. t --
--I .. ha I., : a nd, . .-
The latest news frton W\ashi naton ''- i i h 1: a i i I''- n it
in liuate tha t S'na"or Tiltoan's .r.ply : a: h'; f' l:
o10 he attack ni:i le upon hinm by I[rs- \V;,s lil !, .if a;!y. sur' ri 1
id&c'nt Roosevelt is b ing accel"d )b M '. R': s -w:' vith -. ry fe'.' ex-'e;.-
the Anmeri.can pevopi a aaln hl)nest ri' on,' o st writers, in Flor-
stait-e en tht ihat l' v's himl fro any t ila. aim',! at onile time e ited thi- .ir'n-
c;ilpa ility in tho e nuith r o)f the lanl lp N,'-ws in thi- city. i i t ca.' t i
scheme with which the pre-i -nti iin- 'Florid'a iab ut thirty y.,ars :ago tir
.lertook to link his namr.' in a eoni- Mass;'l:usIu ,r.. an, l -art!.' ain o )jIlc e
)romising way. Honry Wattr.rson. '-ro- ; art Lochloosa. in Alachua (
olit'r of the Louisville ('o 'iri-m'-.jour- T The t b' frn' /.. of i -I seorZ,- hini
nal. has wir-el S -liator Tillman: i; i, ,ii, thollsanl's of others. and
You have certainly met every rI'- ah entr,,,I the t.-wspapr prof-,ssion
quretmente of p)itulic du'y and private for a !'vel'ihood. He has serve in
honor." th,' capacity of elit-orial writer on
'hon l "~ -n in
W\e be lieve Mr. Watt,-rson''s opin- nearly all of the larger papers in the
ion will reflect rh, call ju.lgrnent t f 'state s ),f-'1 ,-. alil ft.w riderss '~ re
the people. an,l that Sonator Till man as larg-ly quot. ,d as he was. on ac-
will emerge from the attack on his count of the accuracy with which he I
charaictorstronger that hl' evr has alwa s hani.!,.,u sa' f politic icl his -
e... In an:-we,'i thi pr.'-itent ',orv. havin- always kep: closely in
Senator Tillman show l a frankness tr,,,ch with -veryv important event .dur-
that is rare on such occasions-a his man- year" residence in Flor-
frankness, in fact, that amounts rI: i da
manliness-and a careful reading of Mr. Russ hail many "riens through-
hi,; sponch shows that S oTil through-
his speech shows that Sena'or Till- out the state who will regret to learn
man himself was not conscious of ally of his do at h.
wrong-doing: that he has nothirtn to
conceal in connection with the affair. JACKSONVILLE OUTDONE
His motive was b.-yondl all question
eood. and it is characteristic of the Tampna's rzleIss .onmet *itive spirit
American people that they will give ,has en rled its ('itiz.-fl5 to clanit
their approval to the man who s ek hat 1 lenI) s chiz to claim!
to do rightapro eval to the ma whom Sks they felt an earthquake here last
to hnicall be ivn erthough h ght Sundlay. One woult think they would
techiicaly he in error., .., only too glad to permit Italy or
S ,:ator. Ti l~man' .~h- ... !to joy hat ,..

Smurst acco pli have 1c,1 the
sor James reefrs, and I believe in his nust a I hae le th
,... .._ -..- ., young menn of the south in battle: I

htun-u. ng ei p people in college anda the
The division of Dade county has university must be taught to know a have seen many of them Iie on the
agla become a live issue down there, good man when they see him. And it field; I shall devote my remaini en-
seems to me we southern people have ergies to training young men (o do!
lbm"jmin F. Shively won the demo- had in our time as remarkable an ob- their duty in life." The presilencv
crate nomination for United States ject lesson of this sort as the world of the Southern Insurance Company,
senator In Indiana over John F. Kern. ever saw-a good and great man, idol- in which Hampton. Gordon. B. H.
sized by a whole people, tried by the Hill. and other distinguishe:i ex-con-f
CongreT' !s being asked to build severest test under the blaze of the federates were directors, was offered
two motc warships. The war spirit search-lights of the whole civilized him at a salary of $1I,,.,o,; but this,
will not down. world. Some of us know, and the rest also he declined, saying: "I feel that
have heard and read. of what hap-: ought not to abandon the posiricn I
The freight service to this place opened in this country from 1. to hold at Washington College at thisI
fr~n the north right now is misera- 1870. There was offered then. un- ;ime. or as long as I can be of service
be, one merchant having been six consciously. what might: be called a to it." The distinguished ex-Confeder-
days getting goods from Ocala.-In- university course in ethics to form or ae officer, who was sent to make him
verness Chronicle. test the character of a whole people. off sai o nor wish you
tGenra! Robert E. Lee was the in- i give t youth" pr'-s-niit position. Gen-
Alfonso, king of Spain, is prepar- ,tr Ro is inieliae scholar al. or to li-char any l- ti-s in
;structor. andi his imtnme,1iar scholars
ing to become an adept in the art ofw,,r m 1: to 1. te ar. onnction with our company. The
flying. He has already acquired anj northern Virginia: from 1.,;3 to 17. ruh i.- we only want your nani con-
aeroplane of the Wright model and is ihe stuns and faculty of Washing ctel with th company. That woul.l
soon to become a pupil of an expert. ton Colleg ; but back of these, anld i la ly coni nsat us for the salary
,. o ffer." Gencral Ls face flushed.
The newspapers repo that Johnlooking on as a \vast au1dit-nce ar a
The newspapers report that John Ilo igroat trial scene, srooi tle hole an l replied: "I aam sorry, sir. that
W. Gates is going to plant c,.qO0 fig southern eople- ac of th wse h ill yo are so little acquainted with me
trees on 6000 acres of land he has solllheril Peoile: back of th-es a still;: ;
trees on 6Q00 acres of land he has wider outer circle, the whole Ameri- l to suppose ha' my name is for
bought in Texas. Those trees Vill d b o hl at any price." "I founid.l" -ay .
look mighty lonely-only ten to th. ,ak ot Dr. J. W\illiam .Jones. "his let;tr-,ook
acre.-Pensacola Journal. inow already coming into view the cir- hi
Icle of the whole civilized world. To fill.t with rplies to offers of th
The late cold wave did not reach the honor of the southern people 1e it character In May. 1571. when ;en-
Int Florida to any considerable reah said they stood tho tet: the army and ,ral Lee was away seeking health, the
Into Florida to any considerable ex-th whl ppl f th suth r- board of trustees of the college deetd-
tent, but it has cooled the pathway Id the president 's house, which ha.l!
t.but it has cooled thepathaspoe as the needle to the magnet. I 1 1
of old Boreas and facilitated the pas- sponded as the needle to the magnet., tn built unter General Lee's st-
sage southward of the next one. That They had a supremely great and gooi. I erosion, to Mrs. Lee. with an annuity
Is the reason we hate cold weather in man among them, peerless I thine. in ic
nort ampa Times the whole history of the American of 5 B h lind slain:
thenorth-Tampa Timepeople-and I say this with a full ap- a unwilling that ni family shouti
The reports of the internal revenue preciation of Washington and Lincoln bliol( a tax to ile college. but dt
The reports of department of the United States show -and they kntw :he gool man when:, I, .., t of itleuca:on, i kilrow
that over three hundred illicit stills' they saw hini. The best proof a wish' on c ae
have been destroyed within the past the uprallelled confidence anl vo-
six months in the states of Alabama, tion of the whole southern army. tle t eral death,1 my witfe." After
trust and homage of this wholenIal. i. He Pooi ^n
Florida and Georgia, the latter head- trust anid homage of this whole peo- h! rs. Lee' a check te firsts suar-
mg the list with about SO per cent..' ple. This confidence and trust, on r .Lee ai check for the first uar
of the number. of an unprecedented series of vcto- ter of the anuwith blt ster of than
Iries in 1S62. grew into devotion and" r-urnl- it with a lener of thanks,
saying that she could not accept the
At a meeting of clergymen in Bos- loyalty such as. it seems to me. noain h; v I nt i the
annuity. a nd was rady to giv,, Upl
ton Monday a resolution was passed 1 man, even a military hero. has ever ,
asking that congress make no more before aroused and so completely re- he u t t n ho
They should select. The new presi-
appropriations fol na':-. construction tainted, an allegiance as unwavering e ol ..c e n resi
work. It is the hi lief of the ministers and unquestioned in defeat as in vic-let lctt' wa her own so!i, andl
ihe died in the presiml.,nt't house.
that large navies are a menace to the story. Gettysburg was a crucial test;
Surely to our hiero Tennysonl s1
peace of the earth. Appomattox was the supreme Iproof.
words aro as appropriate as to theo
_____ The army. the people, accelptd the fi- r a ar a to
Elihu Root was named by the re- nal result without criticism or blan: rrat Due
publicans of the Nek York legislature of their great leader. They felt. they The statsman-warrior. moderate, res-
Monday for United States senator, knew. that ".Marse Robert" had done olure.
while the democratic caucus named all that human agency could accom- Whole in himself, a common good.
%or the position former lieutenant gov- plish, that defeat was unavoidable be- I i man of amplest influence.
l.' et clear s" of ambitions cri'm-:
ermor, Lewis S. Chanler. As 'the leg- cause he could not forfend i'. B- O(ur greatest. et with least ;pretlse;
Islature is overwhelmingly republican, cause they. were able to rcngnize the (Great in council an.t great in war,
Root will capture the plum. w worth of such a lan:i an. sulbit un- Foremost captain of his time.
ques;ioningl. to his guidance. they Rich in saving conmnon sense,
Ani as the greatest only are.
Judge James B. Whitfield of the su-' were able as a people to .tindur the in his imlicitysutlim are.
In his simplicity sublime.
preme court drew the longest straw, terrible strain of reconstruction ay.' O good gray head which all men
and by reason thereof can now add with a heroism equal to that of war knew. O voice from which their
the impressive words. "Chief Justice" tim-'s. When a whole people looks up i omens all men drew.
to his name. The lot fell worthily with pride and complete devotion to O iron nerae to engt occasion true.
O fall,,n at h'ngth, that tower of i
and Justice Whitfield will honor the a supremely great and good man. the st'Iengh ,
high position. but doesn't it seem al- whole mass is uplifted and purified. Which stood four-square to all the
most silly to have the members of I do not see how the leop)le that pro- winds that blew.
our highest judicial tribunal draw lots lduedl aind appreciated Genetral Le FORSPEAKER
for the title of chief justice?-Madi- can ever lIecome degen- erate wi'' the ___
won New Enterprise. imintory of him en.lures on. E. Roberson of Live Oak
A11d what is the 1.---on for us. a- a is announced. by his home paper, the
A recent report of thi bond trus- people,l to learn front our hero. It live Oak Dermocrat. as a candiatae
lees. who have charge of the electric see .ms to m. to he ,his. A I.- rea the ivr Oak Demorath as a candidate
lighting plant of Jacksonville. shows ;dailv papers I cannot help feeling tha' r peai r of the hgisature in Ath ril con-
that the profits to the city since the grave. dangers are ah..a.i of our .em- O hein of thl ltgs are Syd L. Carter of
municipality took over ';he plant four-: ocracy. 'Can we stanI our posperity? Oaitr caill. Ion ars o L. Carter of
. -- ,. '1 1 (rainesville. Ion 1L. Parris of JairLckson- 1

the first night for nearly a year that he
slept. This may sound exaggerated
to you, but in the morning there was a
great change for the better. In about
six weeks vou could not have told that
he had ever had anything wrong with him.
I treated him twice a day for six months
and at present he has a fine complexion
and not a scar on his body. This story
may seem overdrawn, but neither words
nor pen can describe Clyde's suffering
and how he looked. Our leading phy-
sician, Dr. -, recommends the Cuti-
cura Remedies for eczema. Mrs. Algy
Cockburn, Shiloh, 0., June 11, 1907."
Frequent shampoos with Cuticura
Soap and weekly dressings with Cuti-
cura stop falling hair. remove crusts,
scales, and dandruff, destroy hair para-
sites, soothe irritated, itching surfaces,
stimulate the hair follicles, supply the
roots with nourishment. loosen the scalp
skin. and make the hair grow upon a
sweet, wholesomc., healthy scalp, when
all other remedies fail.
Complete External and Interna Treatment fo
Every Humor nf Infants. Children. and AdtulU
eon.ists -of (':iti ll' ra Sap (25c. 1t Cleanse the Sktin
oCitw.ira Ointm-nnt (50e) t, H al the Skmi. a
(Cuti,.'ra. Rpnlvent (50(.). (or in the form ofl chocolate
Coati-d Pills. 2.5c. p r vial of 6 e0 to Purtfy the Blood.
S. dd thrnliithoit the world. Potter Drug i& Che(
Cor".. Sol. Prr.p.. Boston. Maw.
arrMalled Free. Cutlcurs Boo on Skin DIlln.

Bvy the appointment of A. P. Jordan.

nl) this lake-v einayilt rhic ii .'T- Broth-
r Citorizn fru in h,!lin Oc i his fish

s y a o lt an:t ,ru insp P:or --iet
and sak ea snk ns which haiv- i 1'to-
fore afforn,-,l so much. p!tas-nr- to his
f.lrow ciiz--ns" Mr. Tra ai .*,! has as-
;-i rn, l tht, ofc, of secretary ro his
ibrt rh ou-. Pk M. Tran;.ntr !l. Forila's
inrw at or il y geri-ral.--Pensacola
Joti rial.

"\ Citizen" 'a i h' OcL:a Bar-ner
a;LnsT to kio'V. ie) setrie an ar;iniu,-nt.
ift at an:- tir'. ,' .'r:z P:- .si,!,'nt
C!I,.x'lani's two a nlinistrations a
n, zro was -v.',: nter'ain-. il at the
White House. either atr lnccLeon or
,linIner. or in any other way. The
.iefftrsonian. Tonm Waron's paper,
'Ina !l such a charge last: y'ar. We
!,live. though. if has t!e.:i lt nie.l --
I.ake o (i'y Inleix.

The Fernanlina R-ecord h: the
il!'s e-ye when it -ays: -About one
ou; of one thou anld who sait on the
first day of this year. 'I wi!! n.,t.' will
be able ro say at the benr;ing Og of
1!'11'. have not.' [: r* 'q ires a great
,iea! more than rierl wnr, !< to keep
a r, s)olT tion) aft'.r itr s na.ii..

Hon. 4Rob, rt E. la'-i; r "(;t: --".
Svil, 'ias b ei, chosen arn'! cto:iii;.;;'! n-
e'l to take the returns of th-" x *,' a
rhe, strat of F!ori-la for preii! n 1: I
vie' l'resi.lent to \Washinzron, where
they -wvil Ie d.livereo in ;,-rrs 'to
h.,- v'e pr-'si, l-n of the Un;''l


We live by our blood, and on
it. We thrive or starve, as our
blood is rich or poor. There is
nothing else to live on or by.
When strength is full and
spirits high we are being re-
freshed-bone, muscle and
brain, in body and mind-with
continual flow of rich blood.
This is health.
When weak, in low spirits, no
cheer, no spring, when rest is
not rest and sleep is not sleep,
we are starved; our blood is
poor; there is little nutriment
in it.
Back of the blood is food.
to keep the blood rich. When

green years ag nave been over a half
million dollars. Municipal ownership!
did not prove such an utter failure
in this instance as many oppontent.i
of the theory would have the public
believe is always the case.

Editor Caldwell says. in a i recent
number of 'the Jlasper News. th-it he
resided in Jacksonville when its polp-
ulation was a little less than Soim. One
seeing the city nowhi. W -n directory

Will not the worship of the almighty
dollar carry us as a people to perdi-
tion0 I am afraid that what the Euro-
pe-a!s sa\ of us a- a nation is !r"ut.
As a pr'o;lit we lov1w 'h' dollar hte'tor
than ani yhiin:g else in :he uiniverse If
that he tr-ew. wirth th old checks 0o
religion s,' larg'-!. gone ana 'i-:a
; ii so clhan w\,, ;t \ ill -1ave
us" Th- int. \\ *ho hixe sol.d t. eir
soml- om> wea\' :a !; be, b -lnn : ,i op--
l ioni. '.'*, "; '- .; :. ** ; * \ .rt -

vi'!e and Janies E. Alexander of \ olu-
man .wll fit-,e by nature an.d t.ain-'
iti to acc.p)T ab' dischargee the t, i-
tie's of ti.e hi.h office to which hte as-
pires, aini e are rather inclined I to
thl opinion, n thr i' his canliilacy wil
-!\,' lih. o(hter can lidatt-s sonietl:ing
'T 'hin' ab,,, :. M r. Robe, rson wil
1 ,' a ri n : rac, atill! the ,robabil-
' is that h will L, "Mr. Spcakr'

......... .... ... any (),h r old place rt e jo that sort
ablv the best-tenmpired one that tho f an honor alle top. njoysa(.a Jorr-
distinguished South Carolinian has na-.
ever lmalde under fire. His plich fork ,
has left its scars in other hios'" For ,e a n
than that of the wielilh.r of rth, bi o fol't(o f ei:x' J l(r. olve jotle of thve
sT ik. In his enicouinter with Pr-si- ~ ship co ni r I lt t l jo)t ofat. h-
don Roosev-elT i s-enator show l'tr P li, d (I k is e o at-i in-
ery' strikingly that "th o pit('chf!ink cn( S' ll q iv s' o l t hey I- inl
s no0 gone oul of hbusil, ss. Iit ht ni ; t r 'o~i Zeo an ar thilliake i f It
:Ig the instrulnlit with im,- skill sho!! ilel a' l isiar--Sh A uI s-
Sa Il a- ts. Tht the "'xec'i:i v tirn, Meteor.
hi" x wais sun ,T Th r.- -an h,- liitle
o.t. -. u it was rth- st vii of a "-tn- "I. t v .:p' xi'hi a Prot'.'ant
L- hins' rut '- rath r han a tbi-t!,n. is r. l. i,, for a:t .! a 'a, .
>!0. F ro Im begiil in' i to h si' .i t,,. I,. ,,:. . .. .... ..

of the great-granddaughter MarthaOUR LAUDATORY CONTEMPOR" CAN'T OCATE THE DEGREE
Walshinton, owner of the baronial ARY a speech
aohr of Senator Ben Tillman iL a speech
manor of Arlington and possessor himself
other-,ke of a princely for.:ne. He It is amusing ..s we glance over the some days ago deft -dlrg, himself
had lost all in the cateclysm of civil state exchanges and note the fact that against charges broug, v t y federal of-
war, and when he was thus impover- G. Talbot Whitfield, Governor Albert ticials said: ifs UisL morningIIU
ished, this is what happened: In the W. Gilchrists private secretary. pre-, will not use any is li mor ni
autumn of 1863 the city council of pared the Florida history for the with respect to how much and what
Richmond voted him a house for hisl state press anent the late inaugura-, degree of falsehood has been indulged Almost Covered with Eczema-No
family, but he declined it, suggesting tion, and remember that our esteem- in by the two cabinet officers of h s Nghts Rest for Nearly a Year-
that "whatever means the city coun- ed contemporary remarked when it of departments or head clerks or boot- Feared Lifelong Disfigurement--
cil ma have to spare for this purposepublish the aricl that it was cor- licks or flatterers, or whatever other Al Treatments Failed and Limit
may be devoted to the relief of the piled expressly for the Ocala Banner. relationship exists between the pro- f Enduance Seemed Near
families of our soldiers in the fild." That statement was on a par with ildnt and those he has aroinf Endurance.
After the war an English nobleman of- the Banner e.litor's statement t hat S.eing the earnestness with which PERFECT RECOVERY
fered him a country estate with an his paper had receive, lhe id.-linquenthe I postrmaster-general seeks to for E E EO
annuity of 3,,, pounds; but he de- Marion counp' tax list as a "'N. ty his chi!f. sing the sly wa in IS DUE TO CUTICURA
dined, saying, "I must abide the for- Year's gift." in the face of ;he ta f 1 which the a torney-general sought 'to
tunes and share the fate of my peo-i that the proceedins of Til !.art ,-,,,1 r.. impression that he had the "With th exception of his hand. and
ple.- In 15,5-, he accepted the presi-: 'how our dlitiniish,1 conrt,::!.,rar:, a.n .for,,l. anl that I could have feet, my son Clyde (thirteen yari old)
dencv of Washington College at a app' !,.'for. fht boai.1 '::ar ,i'f i :n, t Lou!)t it in an hour. analyz- was almost completely covpr-,l with
salary of 1- a ear; bt whe n Cen conmmil onrs ani ask.i rht i:i I::!- .i- s:ar.ments in regard to what nearly a year without helping ium any.
sealary oEwll in a dear; bu$5t w hen n- oraid 'o h n the particularity While they were very kind and rlill ali n
eral Ewll in l av $ to ihe h- na or a hi their power, yet nothing seemwl to re-
college nn conlition that it e adde al i: Th other fac a n.. .'- ,, h: embered what lieve him. And I had tried many rnm-
;o General Le 's salary. the latter de. con ,gra'u!atory nr'. i- ,m;,:.. "a\ nmiiht as well git it to edis int to hby kidfendne 't theey
all failed. His head, face, anti ne:k were
cline, it. writing General Ewell I : ht ir h 'n tho : .. the about '- covered with lar scabs which he w,,ld
already receive, from the college a tono f.ur hl pat-: tefl ve:ir.---sinc' th, rh.: 1 ,, '"s : t,.,its they would rub until they fell off. Then bioxl ,and
already receive from the college matter would run out and that would be
larger amouinr than my poor services S;a" .vrev., i from the Bannner its rno- ar a while. Eveokrything isoo as i
are worth." He was invited to be- nopoy of hi printing-that tr in qu ,. b emory. but h could his ears would drop of. Friend cr-
come the head of a firm in New York location of the delinquent tax lit of r In recollect whether he hall wou be disfigured thfor
to represent southern commerce. with Marion rotate. one year the Bann r hr suit or not. He had to go Wheo i eee a he drede
a salary of $50. buth: but this, too. he printing it an.d hh next y'ar rt Stal. o suborlinate ro know whether this ibly stra. I bought a cake of Cuti t
declined, saying: "I am grateful, but This being the .(ya er o subordinate to know wht-thpr thish try Cutacur. I bought a cake of Cid uto-
cline. saing I am gratefu. but- Tis 'i th B-tr' year. thtrp important duty imposed upon him by cura Soap. a box of Cuticura Ointment,
I have a self-imposel task which I a.w no nee,' of app. aing before the congress hall been performed. So I and a nttle of Cuticura Renolvdnt. I
." . .used them in the evening and that was






uING 14

tea males arO

Watson G
Nrtl brePakfast


bate.i d Liner, "Hotels Crowded to
4 "blute- 56:20-- focatio" Last Year Treated as
Ud the O ecfk with JOke--Bpcaker Calls Attention
d three poems by to Feminine Winter Cos-
lder. 6 aL m.-A tumer in Gotham
6 T ha en as


S f,


:47-Inspec- t ammunition. S totat Thre has bSn an impression for
:47--lls if an in sight. S7 t at several centuries at least that an old
s-gwirels If any n sight, am.-- apple-cheeked fellow named Boniface,
jp~dy wireless telegraph.%. Receiveltile
' wd send messaees.graph. Receive the genial Boniface you read of in old
send messes. 7:3---Converse novels as having sped the paring
with Loring. L a. m.--Compose edi- novels, as having sp the parking
trial for Or.-. 8:30--Olguest. was the patron saint of inn-
ial for Om. limb manmat to look forg eelters.. Nothing oi the sort: Tradi-
, a. r.--Climb mainmast to look far
whales. 9:3o-Shuffleboard. 9:45- tion was ask.ew on the matter. All of
rlte charge of englne-room. l':- the hotel keepers of New York and
lake hands with engineers. 1,:'2,.- ,(arr Wiis',S, 'f \,1) ..

Dun's Review Sums Up the Situation
-Crop Sold for Fourteen Dollars
a bole Less Than in 1907-
Twenty Years' Statistics

Cotton held at a fairly good price
during the early months of the season.
Then it was evident that not only
would consumption be severely cur-
tailed. by the suspension of work a't
dlornms'ic mill.-. Iut foreign spinning
%1as r'ardted ly a situibborn labor dis-
tplt -' at Lan-'as.hir, alnd si multaneous-
iy i: 1I,.ain~~ olvio:'is that a banner

Visit steerae. 11 a. m.-Chicken \Val.orf Noat;. *i > aribost c(-nain. Efforts to
Sbroth. 11:15-Inspect ship. accoi- i t . li.-.r Noa ,:is rit -.,,lat.i,,,, holing se,.r-
a ied by captain, mate, purser, doc- \aho .. .. rk ohl ..-r f o l(l napf his ., O t ,. ..!a. .. ,lownward ton-
Sor and miscellaneous passenger-. 12 t- lnly ,ry. ie' of his al les
soon-Take observation. Decid o cnry it1. h. hon '. $. an a :l'l' o( $1 1 a Oba. less
4day's run. 12:15- Reflect. 1A1- A Imlnli:,, ;i a!, byv ('o. D. haT i a lt t he Oil il-l4t dat elast
TWw rings. 12:50-Study politi ilson of Elmra. as d.pu to ,ar. \ ,i.rab result of the mor.
S dy politic. se lllhis,)i. The c. ln antra''iv, terms was Iiis stimitlilation
o Moderate luncheon. Poland .and h e o ;t'i; n berate luncheon,- Poland 1 ho : si and onaun- la of cton.istinpion both here and abroad.
Smiled 1:30-Rest 1 a h. brg.t down fro Elmira although the lat, st statement of ex-
alk ten times around the deck with of excellent reasons in ports shows that the gain of a few
knnit. :5-Revolver practice with scri;ural quotations. bui unforta- Thousand bales in quantity for the
Kirmlt. l:-50--Revolver practice. 1ia,,lyv a car,,les>, Swiss wait4-r seti a month of November was accompanied
I:15-Shovel coal. Shake hands with bottle of clamlpa.ane on the colonel's a lo of $12,o,0r was in value, ccomp as
| ckers. 3 p. m.-Visit reading room. notes so t ink ani the reasconall in vl
e catalogue. :30-Prepare ad- to the ink and the reason. all compared with the same month last
Ss o Moral Uplift for concepare ad- ran together. When it was ,lemon- year, because of an average decline
re on Moral Uplift for concert in strated that Noah kept the first of all boaus- of an average decline
o raise seamen. ar d t oah k the first o aof 2 cents a pound in export price.
y ofte men.P 3r45-e rider awn- otel s. and wa besides the best Ipo- As two-thirds of the total cotton
p removed. 4 P. m.-- Tea. One r player of hs tme, drawing two crop is usually exported, 'the statistics
p of sugar. No ice. 4:15-Visit o ta kind oftener anb going further of shipments abroad are especially in-
t condolence to Maj. Means, U. S. A., down to Big Tim. Boniface did't avet -restin andl some space is given
re Converse. 4:30-Ins t the t have with to an annual comparison for
l.wardsC. o4:5v-Read Adam Smiptthe a friend to push his claims. 'twenty years. In the following table

4:-Take the bridge. Relieve cap- Thedorf fro Pihottel men at te attrylth official returns of exports are giv-
tamn for one hour. 5:55-inspect kitch- i orf tian o htihunIlre to t l ahn.withr since I-7T. exclusive of Sea Is-
ems. Admire automatic egg-boilers. o lan cottonil of which the total ship-
5-Ablute. :30-Dinner. 7 p m city officials. n-s are st'ldom over 40.'0 bales
4:15--Ablute. 6:30--Dinner. 7 p.m.. Ther. xwas a not,, 4)f that.ksZixita l !'.-ctll.ahThe tin, quality of
-Med tate. 7:02-Write two chap-runingthro r all tist.hs n: 1l altholi-the lte lir of
ters on Hunting Big Game in Africa.:over the elction of Mr. Taft. at',! g,.n- a)1 l:
Sp. m.-Reception in saloon. S:30- eral predictions of lprosp.,rit v f,.,i cent' a pound:
Preside at concert. Speech. 9:15- next four years. Pric
Auction pool. Enforce square deal. M extfour y,,ars. ho 'it Bal.s p,'r lb.
I pA ..Sa di ch. i o n sr. Boldt. who ,r *s,!,d.-. sk d. th, "..,,', 7.-,,, ,,.,;: 1 .
10 p. m.-Sandwich. Apollinaris. judges and lezislazors present to 1.7
SLemonade for Kermit. 10: 15--Good- n mnr dthrih's tf hotel ,'n :! ....... .;7",, II.,
might to smoking room. Shake hands -. ::.,.,.; ,.1 12.
with steward. :2o-Ten times o their bhest to see tz hat '' ?, 4-, "
aimes got a square lealat kll.. .. .. 1 "2.l
around deck with Heller. 1,:4,-Ex- ot a squart ,'al at A.l'nv. at]l in . ,:.7. ,.,' '.
Tht, lrts. A A lio,;t !l h,1" ill li .7 .
amine guns. 11:1---Evening visit of ta.- orts n~oit hwa n in .- .. "2
condolence to Maj. M-can.. IV. S. A.. a Mr. Bodit.\ as nohi'I el'
S retired. Converse. 11:12-Read Ly- a cli no a liti,' i' t ': ... : ...:
'Iat. T, \Vaiiorf. bh\ aCtu "l '-,
; man Abbott on Immoralit. 11:- a T a 1
COmpose national hymn. ll':"- Fi- !. '.' n 7.4
l ::- . n. . 1 .1
Snal round of inspection. 11:4..- Or- .s .- 7.
;" der lights out in smoking room. t -, .. .... :', ,.; ..
B oliIt toli t':'*n ;!,i like ; T 1 > ' *
11:5(--Good-night to captain. Conipli- N York hoIs hs i wn .. :.< .7
N Yo- rk ho ls lias i; nv ii
went on ship. Double lookout. Take ar't : .' ..
.a t ai r i-- n :: t \w -- 4 7 P I
soundings. 12 midnight-Set alarm ... 4.7''_ 1,.(
for five o 'clock. Retire. Sleep. Pleas- <'' . : ',:: 71 9
ant dreams.-Harper's W\eeklv. hrwa'iod, i : B 1' a- t f r!. F: I .,.'..' .. 4 '
T 1:* would kin'; y s*y t ft-w woxx ak:l1 T.|"i tr .' x rpni'nt in the
BROKE HIS YARN :' For' ,iliael!v. ,'.1 . ".-. ,' "'' ''ar as to 'ottoni
_____ "Th' las' tin,, I aKl't'' ;myt ;p'ix'ar- p,.v-; 'h; ,s '' x ,' ,!i,.,,' an" ,y '- Ietw en

S One of tl.' occupantss of a railway
carriage was a gentleman who beguil-
ed the time by telling some rather
"t all yarns" of his eox .rienct abroad.
SA solemn-looking individual. u ith a
camera and a t1p)l . t in a corner
seat. ind listened withou- a shadow of
a smile. The travelci. ha\inig con-
eluded an impressive story, savy5 Lon-:
don Punch, began again.
"I never see a camera but it re-
aninds me of a sad occurrence that be-
tell a friend of min'" while e we were
traveling in Italy. He was an enthu-
alastic amateur photograph* r. anl
when we claimed Vesuvius nothing
would satisfy him but a near view of
the crater. He wanled to io to the
Very edge. The guides told him of
the larger. It was the last seen of
my poor friend! Sad. wasn't it. sir ?"
he added. turning to the solemn nman
The latter shook his head.
"Do you doubt my word." said the
"No." return-d th,' solemnn man. "I
don't doubt your word. biut I fancy
your memory is failing "
"Eh' How so?"
S"Because." said the solemn man.
slowly and gravely. "Because I am
the man! And yet you don't remember
me! I came out again on the other
side of -the globe-but I got my view:"
There was dead silence for a few
minutes afterwards. and the traveler
got off at the next station.


Another evidence of the enterprise,
of Palatka's board of trade came to1
the Record office yesterday in the
form of a very neatly printed monthly
paper, entitled. "Board of Trade Re-'
view." which chronicles the doings of
the boa:l and of industrial Palatka.
The advantages of that city. ith i-
mar.v industries. transportation facil-
ities, municipal improvenwilts. e ..
are ,reseteld in a very
manner The need- of Palat a and
the opportuniti- for protital! '
ve-stmlent are als.. :'-,. o -a

anc' as an orator." said th'. "was :. if';. .: of th total crop
about a year aco at a 1 anqlUt' in 110o- 1 at' gintniing re-
ton.. Mr. William Howard Taft also t!m!;s al t'at ,nw.:'.' ;nnr,' c(tnon i1n-
spoke. We madte a tine' c!ross-- a't:ch- no, in -. .r,, '. than th d t'Prt-
ei tamn. lie wet'iC!i- consiiitrably ;' ,ir'i o a .l ,:J' : t''tal crop. and]
.' i on i*,'- hi>ol h,.:a': I ,-ii t,,t I h h i',;s v ;i' !''-lllilL ff)r SO meo
niait up in t ',:mal pois,- v. hat I lack- 'ni.' T!:.'-. :l: "s tin not h-'l'p to
'i in a\oirnupois. W\, both Cal on II th' I;:ar'k' or st aia y basis any
s\\xinnitii zl In ml y opiion n i o, ,' ho11 -T hl x\ .: i fft'r'tcl('e.s of
splt-ee(h was the more finish- ,I and ,''i.i scholarly' of w but Bill (.'.'':,c! ,' \:ir 'T'i''in < <-'ri ni in th' Ctlrrenti

more weight. It was a triumph of
uiaiter ovt r n'indJ
"-Fo' s r'l.-lh in w\ :.(':'*' ;uin 'e!. :-';i"
'o I at So in 'I i'o (urse W r,\ !,-
:iark,- I took a t'w v t a~t .''i (,rnriks
at 1l'rsi.l'n! Rooe\t'el:. which' s.'n
,'!l to Il.'ase and gratify the aull:iAc''.
Mr. Taf: c O hot undltr the collar r:.'ht
aw% zy. anii, when a lmal gats hot ie.-
ier a niinte'in-inich collar a I;: of ca-
'r'ic" 1, a' r'n;!'o-. So h,' sat on ',,.
I haven'! uII'ert.' a petop since. HTll
truth crush-'d to earth will rise again
o..i hr'r I a m. r:y i1 ctut(.W'tr healed.
'-otlpara'iv\,". ' l ti3fa'f' 1 d as ft''.
of hot air as ,xt r.
"I like Big.. '!. All hot,! keepers
kl. Riie Hlills. I believe he will aivex


zflorix'of 4 oi an'] t 0" a. -,!) 'n w rt' ''1-
hx'I. Nr u:. v, ''' nr 1. at' I '!.t'' P.

''r 'xaa Ft!of a I ani. tW1nrse

tf 'h i irt itr t l~ic'fei n o''r -


TI i:' '' za.' .. &f -i' 1 S! -
has t'2~tt I'l Ihr rs.

Jpi'*si-iid l('c he sal:r t' xx': I'- v.*x, I n' -

and! itlla'iv xs ' IliO
too wa ir 'f iit-

it) nt-i~!t!i 'l~i~~.\

y t crop. niak, t: .*sim i! l'i
The i"'pj' 1Tn Ir '~':a ricultur' 1) pr'o- ;oo tint ili ot' kin ly "., I1 :". \\: ,
i; ''". '"r :' annuall sti- alary v-as incre<.a 'l !: : '
. \ a!, of' the leaiing.i a nd d:llirs it aronis-'!i ;,-"
S '- \ -' o'tnt. fti(oi in in ar!y all ;ai .' -
t'". an"ll !T' -y \as r:\i- 'I.
OCALA LEADS IN SALE OF RED incroa.. nf ;!'.:, ir',-si,;, 's ,:1;
CROSS STAMPS schai'' s n;t' 'l vi.'; w-. h t '
-x(travagant a et,' ;itandi 'x n i,'! ,-.v' ';,It.
Mr-. W illiam tck,'r r' ceiv'' d a loew. \'+ \ '>. ia i' i- a!oitn to bw in-
i ,r F i'ida: l!,on:! 11 Ar.\!'thur Cluni- j roa.d...:,, ,, w o I!:In,!tn.:1 ht'i: i in !ol-
:', o+ .k- vil '. thanking her ir latrs . *' tai.--ai i, a !n. V 'ry
h''. ch''ck for $7!9 that was sent her litl,,, i ;ia, aiort i'. This fact
!" '11'' sal (' of Ihe Christinas R ,d i'b,,ws ,, w wha, .Ort'tii'lnns stI'idles xv '
-s .-:itps in 'his city. for th' ,llf :h iakwn ill thet las dt'caid' or
l) of the p-ve;rion o 0-h0- spreadl M )(,our optl''nce will soon (as; into
S :'ie':-''!lo.i-;. in Florida.- th, ,sh:'ad th,' glory of th' (Ca.'sal r-.
Mi's. ('miunrO" said that O,.ala tnadle


Coupons issued on all cash paid in on subscriptions to Daily

or Weekly, advertising and job



P a;: n) I. I"st couponL S issued on all
',ih purch 's, s o' 51 cents and up-
wa\.i: al.o on all accounts made be-
t'r No' mrilber 2. 1.').




Coupons will be issued on all cash
purchases mladel at This store, as well
as for cash paidl on accounts made be-
;or- NoveImbetr l ".




Cou:)on- issued on all cash tansac-
tions exc('pt for Phncgraph,. Phono
Lraph Records and Repair Work. No
coupons for accounts made after No-
vemnber 2:;.



printing accounts.



Coupons will be given for all cash
purchases after this date; also for
settlements on accounts made before
November 23.




Piano Contest Coupons issued on
all cash transactions of One Dollar
and upward, including settlements on
accounts made before November 23.





Will give coupons good to vote in
Piano Contest for every cent paid over
the counter, including settlement of
accounts made before November 23.



s all a hane to ae a living aai the st sales of anyv citv in the state. HOW'S THIS? STAPLE AND FANCY GROCERIES UP-TO-DATE MILLINERY. EM-
us all a chance to make a living a-ain., 7
The ery ar his election a xce acksonville,. which is good OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. BROIDERIES, LACES,
The very day afer his election a en l 0 off L One Hundrel Do! trs R- e-
:,xvs. as we ar' all plrott of our city FREE DELIVERY RIBBONS, ETC.
brushinti the cobwebs off our r* gis- '.ward' for atny case of Catarrh that
ter' signed his name and asked for an-t shA gnerally leads in everything cannot he cured by Hall's Catarrh
Room. A- .on as the clerk recov- that she uniler'akes. Gainesville Cure. Co-Operative Piano Contest Cou- Coupons for voting in the Piano
red from s swoon eco the came next to Ocla. her sales amount- J. ('HENEY & ('CO.. Toldo, O. pons will be given on all cash pur- Contest will be given for ali cash pur-
pred from 's swoon h welcomed the! the undl'rsigne.l. hav~ known '
guest and said. "I never expected to ing to $50. and Tamlpa was tir- with F. Chene for he last 1. ears and chases of over 50 cents; also weekly chases and for all accounts made be
see you again. I was afraid one of $.;4 worh of stanpl's sold. believe him perfectly honorable iu .ll accounts receive coupons. fore November 23.
e h j t eha,1 busine ss transactions, and finani'ially
those cheap joints up the avenue ha NINE NEGROES ARRESTED FOR I able to carry ou" any obligations rW'die WALLIS BLOCK OCALA HOUSE BLOCK.
captured you for goo,.' And the gres-t SELLING LIQUOR WITHOUT by his firm.
replied. 'Now that prosperity is about A LICENSE WVALDING. KINNAN & MARVIN don't fail to ask for coupons at the time you make your
!o return I %%wxan' comfort' e-en it it Wholesale, Druiggistis. Ttil Don't fa.l to ask for coupons at the time you make
co remuorn I.% mn e a nice dollar it h' Hal's Catarrh Ctur'e is take:'n ,r'- purchase, as there is to be no bookkeeping in this contest
costs moret. Gi.;le 1l1t a nice ,to lar Su:n .ay i} orninIill S ri..ff la ,oway ne;lly, actig ,ir,,ctlv *'a,,n gh. ',i- ,o !
room.' ail Deputy- Htusou nad- a ,rai on in.ctns sa's f ;ih- .'.. whatever. If you leave without getting your coupons
A'1I wa.- pathetic to read all through :h,, w' '-o tailor shop on Fort Kinig Testin:.,tilIl- -' ;", P:' .-a". t iS your loss.
.lth h a 'r t tii ,s. "N x,,w Y o 'k h o te s t' ,n I.''. n, ', '0 nbe la iri l: r o f I I e,- ,' bo l !T S'' 1' ;I :I' .N"
rwte lar' tinos. -New York ioethas 2. ,, ,t ... laundry of Le, Take Hall's i :.. ls for con- Nominate your favorite today by filling in the coupon to
rrowdedto suffocationt No glest has ,io rta;l r Ja.t 's and eih, oth- sipaio m "
.,n uffocat.i in a New York botel .r n. ,,,.'s wor' ar' -;e tor c-.iiihrlg I be found in today's Ocala mannerr and either bring it or
n n. any a hit'o 'a.. One or two t'ave,, ati ,li ,,,:,ir 'hut a lit-.. PATENTS AN IMPROVED SCAF- send it to TILE OCALA BANNER, Piano Contest Dept.
li- fro lol'.. iiei's-. but no' I f ''"r'iu :i ', !.pt:: i;\niV of hle l:q'! !.,'i- FOLD
-,f(\','lion W'' s',:l' t Lav. I:. a : ,. -- -
:,'ugl: \,a' '. u W" x !' ,'tr11" :',' ", i" !,a:';"'l r .'i''.i.' :t xxra kLi:)o\'n ( .:'- \ .' ( R Ea r',st Hii. I \' s a' The Jack-,ionvilie paper:- staie' thaL A nieeting of the stockhol-r'.-t of
,f ae.t1!:.hi!. ,,o -- a:-tl :,1 ..I*!,' it-. i. L-n -a'' n t o s b ing -i- in that the Crystal River bank was held
,,'. -a,.,l to ,iive in ,:,,. : h. .: ; '' : r cit. y ty Bishopn Calloway ar'- th. most January A very favorable .'ate-
\\ a, l 1 o t':"''.::('!! a i . .. . ,.'':n; .': \\'\ '. -. a) as-
a :. >' ''' at' : '" * * * : . ,l-loqu cn' at Ili a 't, ha hav ex v-r i enit of 'the pro;rogre, s of the bank was
a n i:" !i' '*> -!! .* \ ^ >' y ;i~ ,, ... 'i: '! ; ; :''' lll
l. .. t l.. t- f n i I-- T tl /^ >*^ n.-i .. -. *>.. l! .t^- n T ir .o1 ri



We found out long ago that womenGEA PIO
would wear what they pleased, in
spite of the pleas of the male mem-i
oers of their families or even an apos-
tolic exhortation. If a man would keep
the average woman in a good humor,
the least he has to say about this mat-
ter the better. We cannot refrain,
however, from speaking of 'two sights
wfe saw recently. One was a red-
headed woman dressed in blue. Her
dress was sky blue, her shoes were
light blue, her hat was big blue-the
hi-gest hat we ever saw. She was a
tall. thin woman-a veritable blue, b
streak. \We saw another sight this
morning at thA lpostoffico. This wo-
nian wort he nlmoi .t becoing a)iarl
we have seen aInrty. From the ldainty-
shoe-. oni hr feet,4 to t;- sweet l. tlt:
flfr hat o, her headl. sh! was a bealu-
tiful i!luii.r. rtion of the .r'' ss maker's
: rt. We -aid nothing about ,itl'e-r one
of these women. l)t we ecoun nol r tn
holp from thinking.
"What place La\e these observa-
tions in a church paper?" asks somn
one. It is following an apostolic pre-
celent to speak of such things as the
apparel of women. Thomas Carlyle
chose the -tailor's art as the text for
his masterpiece. No more practical
advice can be found in all literature'
than Shakespeare puts in the mouth
of Polonius to his son as to how Here is Our Plan of Giving Away a Fne
should attire himself.
The moral quality of dress is not, its $450.00 Piano.
least feature. With sadness we real-_
ize that souls have been hurt by im-
modest attire. Souls have been elI- With every cash purchase made at the following Ocala
ed by the modest andl spiritually sug- business houses coupons will be issued on a basis ot one
gestive in dress. What man does not cent each for every dollar's worth of goods you buy.
fool the angel stirring in his soul
when he sees some pllre. beautiful we-
man. ,tresslw, b,'c: nmingly. lovout' en-
gagin.r in worsh.. min voiist'- THE OCALA BANNER

Gol? His heat is helped hav-'nwar!1.
We ar' oeach a ro' of ,o)dl ( otr ill (of
which someone laiy ,:'s avs nlios 'r Uneqealed in Central Florida as an Advertising Medium.
dlies. LIe" us adorn our 1i. o for th



t TIBeanr readers will, we feel To the Editor Record: At a special meeting of the direct-
ar, be pleased to hear of the con- The St. Augustine Record, in behalf!ors of the Savannah board of trade
A-e4 success of Fred Powell, the o e c s of A C ast week a resolution was passed ask-
: of the citizens of "Ye Ancient C~ty. '
y g man who touched so deeply !ing that congress impose a duty of 25
Deeply calls attention to "the desirability of er cent. ad valorem on all naval
any kind hearts in Ocala when in peralorem on a
the city council passing an ordinance. stores brought into the United States.
sech misfortune and blindness .ast 1
h restricting the use of fire cracker:. This action was taken as a means
year. He is now the beloved paorcannon crackers, toy pistols and ori-f protecting industry from the
f the Christian church in Carrollton, fibh imp Iortations from France, which have
naryy firearms. both revolvers an!-
Ga., and has two other smaller place s .. t ritcl (consieirahl volume during
;s iotguns." at Christmas tidle. i T last -ar.
at which e preaches twice a mon. This s a move in he right lirec- i animator also of el-
fm is anticipatory also of the devel-
Altogether he delivers twelve -'er tion. I've been waiting for an oppor- opmnt of the industry in Mexico and
moms and attends eight prayer meet rtunity to air my sentiments on this Honliuras. In the revision of the
Ingse every four weeks, and he and subject for'"lo. these many years. tariffs which is .'xpeCted to come dur-
Il'm a Nfethoilist. so let mne first -ay.
s mother are happy and in usual m a Methodit so let me first s ing het administration of Mr. Taft. it
"' "ame-n" To the sentiment of the good is le. ell, hut iht part of p)rude1net
good health, they are grateful in- St. Aiugsttine people. i ake o the o t ut hsa part of prus
St. AuIn>III popet t. T .tieps TO save the ilrmiustrv so
deed to the kind friends of Ocala who I am a firm believer in Godl's holy far a il from the invasion of
were good to them when in need of word. which says. "And sudltlnly f .r+Jt in competition.
material sunshine. there wa wih the angel a multiu.l Naval Stores Tariff
One of the best reporters of the of the heavenly host, praising Godl and The ariff of 2. per cent. is not re-
State Union is Mrs. J. R. Pomeroy, saying: 'Glory to God in the highestr. arel as a hirh prrotective tariff by
and on earth peace. good will towvan! ;
of the union society in Stuart, East and on earth peace good will wars of h board of Tiade.
Coast district. She tells of a success- men!' i 'All tariff .duiies arre more or less pro-
Were the blessed tidings herald-,!! '
f l social held at the hotel in Stu- ere the blesses hraiv" said a mem in r after the
with boom of cannon and patriotic:
ar. where, something much too un- with boom of cannon an ptatrit in ariff which is ask-
usual for Endeavor socials. "the chil- gusto?' Wre not the angels acomn- ,e for naval stores is a low tariff and,
dren were much in evidencee" T anie by a glory, a lighr mIor ;au- ractricall a rarinT of retn.v. ue only.
obpecially enjoyed their ".lack lo()r- tiful than any other illunmiatiIIn I,-, .T!,, amount 'l,,s n,' compare wij1
{mer corner., where for the sum ot 5 cordled in history? The coming ,a th.
.er corner. where for the sum or 5 1mo-i ta.iri 't.wich hil\-, r.-ult--I
Chiri.i-child brouzzht peace al"'! 30
cents 'hey could "put in their ,. C -child brought peae an,! j~. Iiof trusts and
and pull out a plum.n" an.i That :pi and gladne-no a IblusTt'r', inii iii.' ,
found unusual kinds of ;,!uin haz I am a xenn "1 ko a h of !a;'l is i<
S l{i ~ (' o' t,' O ur; o i .C ',"( il,) i' -i '' ; '
dent. judril:g fro n ti I --i i- ,,, T
sue'l Tfrn):r th.- corn'-r In rhi( h 'h E ,l h:ir' . .

-pie" was .plac'd.
,Aru '-~rt.alitr-'of :1- p'toa2t,%i r, %'.'

a postoffic,. wl;.er, t-a: h (:.:, cahi,.' P, r
his mail and none w.-r' i'-ap;-n ..'*-'
by be-ing told heIl .', w- re nAo I ':
for th-.nm. Thb- po)-a-;', t .1 on -a(
letter was fi\x, con,-. and :n-i.!, Iji.
envelop- won i' I.'1 lo;n'i i l,,'a'; i'lTi
post card with an appropria:e rotni,
Refreshments for th,-e eveinti i.:-
sisted of cake and cr'1am. All til it
was a pleasant ev-ning and $1:'.2.'
was added to the- society's tre'a:i>iry
We have something n.ew to ask rte
Endeavor friends to dlo for us. Pl ,ase

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fill' it I!I : x
S ; also. s. has c io..e *o T; ai i -
inm s .'v n- ht. jln- as 1;i!' ;,owl cii. ':: he' ' .Sa niinah h:1oa d "of i ;.lde
ea t midnight iour. I w l e 5,* iiandI i :,.'i bia -
Sarou,-ed fnom ppl'asanit lreap .s v y h ' 'A otf 'o siin we*re iiiponred into this
loud report of a cannon tt'erack,! '. ',infl'r- 'o'm' )I Fr:tnce during the year
S. ,. > ... i.. i.. ,., .- ,.. ., .. ... , h i' a th nwports of \'ew York

keep a watchful eye for kind dee"dl s ,, mu,-' J ,. ,1 .. . - .- . .. I
or words frm our orke, and trPet at that; nneart'hly hour. \ ,an,! Philadelphia. th.,reby increasing
or words from your co-workers, andi
h,' shoul,! 1e,.n saf,, v p a, an already la. e su ply. and bringing"
report them all to us, that there may h i'sholdl hale 'p a a ali''alpv lar lppl an bngi
be something really "sunshiuv" in home, away from the -,vil intli'1(nc. thii importedl rosin directly into com-
each newsrticle we send out. Ask which lurk in darkness rather rhan in i ,ition with our American product
each news-article we send out. Ask
the Juniors to help look out for pleas- h Oh. h hielron ,musnt with the result of tending to further
the Juniors to help look out for pleas--t
nt actions from their society mem- have' fun." I hoar you say. Then iwy i'depress prices, to the hurt and in-
bers and report them to us. The not entr'3ain the'ni. teaching tlheni jury of American producers; and,
aumes need not be given of losee the trip meaning of Christmas-that Whereas. the development of the
who are both good and modest. It g(,nerous feeling of love and good will naval stores industry in Honluras and
will stimulate us to more Christ-like to all mankind? Allow them to ha\-l Mexico renders it likely that imports
giving to notice and tell of the beauti- all the enjoyment possible if it tw of naval stores from those countries
al things we hear. and the blessing in harmony with the b est inipuiS. of may reasonably be expected in the
will be upon those who pass these this occasion. Gather them aLout near future; and.
friendly notices to us, and then on .you in your homn and take time to heroess. in the readjustment and
to our readers. Let us have some- njo ? their pleasures with 'them. Only revision of the tariff schedules it is
thing of this kind exery week. last nionth I heard several mothers nmert and proper and reasonable that
In Avon Park the Congregational say "I anm not going to have a ('hrist- the i1rod,,ucts of the various sections
church has just closed a most pros- mas tree; it is too much trouble." Is of oulr common country should be
perous year, having raised more non- not this a mistake? Did not the' treai lre'atd with impartiality and without
cy for good causes than for a long Chil! Benefactor say. "'nome. ,le us discrimination to t hi endI that the
ime. The endeavorers there had a live with our chiildrenT" I,'Lt us bt huirdl.ns of Taxation be equitably dis-,
large share in contributions to the gin at once to collect thl' chticesi :ribuited, over all the( people off thle un-
Arcadia orphanage, the State ('hi:- r-e. ,iale. ne. ahlea. t.. for hi ion as a whol'- therefore, be it
dren's society in Jacksonville. and occasion. Th. y will ,n joy a Christ- R-esolv-dc 1) thie -board of directors
the Christian Herald's Mo llaw,, n :' s':ch ; ,: : ':',l o ' v)i h t. Saxannah board of tradl' that
home in New York. The Arcadia a1 .':i: ! i,' 1 ,htl to ha\' thei' t)ur senaa)ors anl representatives in
News tells us 'this cheery iitem. parT,. v' i-is anl n'avs. aclint :h,' .),ngre's h. and 'hey ar' he-reby re-
,he Tampa Heights -resbyt .ria: I :T oI S rt !i:l i'a s e o!I' 'I i(' iie'estd te'o r- an l insist l upon the
church. is being finished, and we all s;atiilacT i: n. It m:ay e)' a a !' I,, l:hyinvg : itn impor duty on naval
should !w in;tretstetd in what wiil t- i '.ill n )' "''lox 's l:usnr -. :1: ste,,s ,f *.t 1's -han 25 ler cenl. ;l
"the convention church" for the "( ,n v l- an -' -'a s r 1n ir Tnp; Tiis.
ing of age" conveirtion in April. nid ' :i'!:1!,, e \il : lo' n i ,h,' --
you know that our state union w i i 's f '." i: Th, a BiG EXCURSIONS TO THE AN-
nearly twenty years oldl-o-- ot::t "" ' ''O tisew-s .: CIENT CITY
There is one soc'- y in N rt!h,'.t i- .tt,'e ," :t "":' '; u'i''- -
ern distri hic which has a ':gl!da- !>1r llt C,' h lr ;c a i' "' : '. -t' ila !n' s is ed '"Tuesayv
ion m eting ince i a y-ar. :I t '1 ', i'' I in ipaI ifs. two
that evt gcl reat iaiis an r a inI .. 1 ( ie 'il, train. Ti, e
flne iprogrt'lr e pr','pare'e, and ia' ' ; :, '' :k ii'; t .'i was P. in.. l nd
'peak<-rs arranuge-t. lor. 1 s; 1 :1 1 1 1 '%% 1* * a r C '* 11 (1' a w ,f ,I),, 17o North and
speakers ar'r'ange'., 11'. [-lI "'. ,
the workers are' coachh .'xpc,'('I' d i n ciisio i n, 'r Ca i:s
tribute in lhat llmet-tin mnlo:n, \,..., have a rceformin along t- i s 1n i -I 1,' 't int; were enlga:dg I
they have made with the e-xpress it-r- Ocala has had i's qu1o 'n u: ti' 1ar'y made an
pose of its being used in ,lbight.'ltinrI : :t ,n :" a .; !' '' -i *iviig about the
xx C p i~ aT :el '. ,i*'; i .ire u'at. ; 1r v '" \111V l i tig t he many jnte-'-
lives more unfortunate than th,-s (,. oet
these Endeavorers,. e, sk lr .l, ii' il',.( ' n. :i hi s o' \lu'st ine the
Our sta:e citizenship sulperintei.n ing it: that is, if th *v ,l! l nn ,.r I, i'5',!* '*o ;th' 'oice de Leon
ent. R-\. Geo. 1.. Hanscomun. D. D.. lof O. btein a W\'M\ o:- ',tnhel.
Jacksonville. has asked for the' hl study of the following subject in i '0 s alically wer' il h ar-
fuml study of the following sibjectl IllRANK FOOLISHNESSmade fi he
January: "The Nation's Newspalprs. RANK OLISHNESS s ma fr h li i
SWh h ----- a'ge Cr'Owl ill SO Shlorl a lillle, all a;-
I. What they do and can do for ''When attacked yi a ('lml I cr' ai. l.'cti' of the ci!v \''',r rgl'iv
Cbristian Endeavor. \. h, 1>l h .1 'io.t Cht '1 ;.;ir- of oh.e or when.. rh ,Iohir"o ,tt
^istian Endeavor. ". \\'hat Chris- cold. or when your throal is sort,. :t ic;
0t1 -n*dPAr^- .1 nEn. .a ...... i L. "f... rank toolishn, es. t" iL.ak, *jni- 1ath.Vr ll .'' :;i,' ;tt'

o-ra. u UU .,V* cI aWn iU ( J Iv 1 ira" t Il-vl-**.._ n 'Ill I
them." This is a v~ery important 1 edicine than Dr. King's New Disco'.-
ery." says C. O. Eldlridge. of Emplir''
thought for Florida workers. Th,.' a. "I hayve use'. New Disco e'Iv for'
press department is not only :h.' seven years and I know it is th,, b'.--T
youngest but one of the most onc(olr.- remedy on earth for coughs ,tand colI..

aging divisions of the state inion.
During 19,4s there were' cihlt.',n ',!,!-
toria siaffs in this stale which !!-
dered great kindtni- s o our o'r;an .'
ton by large space in htir pap. P"--
Creater progress is to 0co!,i.. a:t ,-
snould hak a ipr-,ss v.' oki'r \%ih, (,
de\to '- h :'!<. ; >','., : a i.
traction as 'tt' ha\ only .''i ''
to do wi~tli the nuIl.'e;o i' :r
of state work.

front Mi-s \Viivr.,I Ba'-,\ .'x '
Pal'a: ka Pr'e.-;>h! inba ><>i,' \ \ i :'x
was orgauizt.d last ar. a:I-: ,\!.ich'.
bias lish n, ::,s tc. ;\ ,\ :.. .'

croup., and all throat anId lung t :n-
blehs. My children ar'' 'hbjtet :
crop., b!nut Now I)isoe \t-ry (:1( il.
cures '\vry a' ack." Kt(I \nT h.1
'world over as 'h., hiic (o; "'su;'u a'n '
lun: r'n-Idis. Sold r ,'.r i;' '
:;t T ,il ( (., ,ii;'i&--: ,'7"*. ('' Ci 1
an, $1. Trial o "i ''. f",'.'


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X T : 5 O'clock, in I h a I i: : n::~
S I 14nT, h s'l'
I'('1.i* T'hic1.- T If, oj IrIhe'nrr trite. A\t u'
-Owttslop a; Pahill Be a('2 ii' t\
xx 11o~l~ ~l ; on Kigh.; No

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At the time when the president was
lambasting Senator Tillman with his
big stick and Senator Tillman was
prodding the president with his pitch-
fork. Rev. Edward Everett Hale. chap-;
lain of the senate. made the following
"These men wer" honored in their
generation: anid ht- were a glory in
their day.
"Th,-se wore mnl'! of nit-'rcy. whose
righteous dleleds ha\v.,e not I)'eet toreot-
I t-n.

"The people will c;lar-e ihlir wis-
,lom: anld it he congral"'T ion shall show
forth their praise." us pray.
Father. todtayN w\ 'hank The'' for
the men -who have served, Thee. ianl
serve(l this peo)il, and served\,. t his
nation in the days which halve passed,
in 'ho dayvs which are( here. Thou
htast been pleased ito anIsw'ir the pray-.
(r of this Ipeople. Fromn ye';r to yvar

i and from ce ry cc-nir- enT'uir To ti hast
:-nt us men who lovod tile nation
i I tor' lhan they lo\ ''I he'lmse.lx',s, whio

s'!'v di ;his ji', I!, ;:ii s:-:v 1 I ht'
i (;o~it anwl comnA..-.:! i 'hi1 'ia i ol. on rih'
-;i ta- in he ,vi i,!, :'.':s- :tnll i: 'ht:

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CeonW i. Thy liv l o arh s..' i
is don.. in '. n (,-i .- i. ti dav
oi''r daily h iroad. a i r! i'e is our
tr "sp "--. [* a s: n' ) il' '"'n;ta- I
tion. hut d''liv''r ; :'rom ''vil, for
Thin[' is the king n '. Thin' is the
power. and Tlhi i' is 'i ; or t',. fore vert


Some l imei ag during t he hydro-
pholia scarr. ain ordi'r 'oni t ho may-
or was published ( in te city papers
tha! unless all dl's xwr'\V'e' mulzzled by
a c'rtai. dalte they iwoul' bei killed.
Those dogs that wxv''' \vlor'ilt nin zzlinlg
prompII :ly r''c ie'i\'i facial di'cora-i
tonss, ;!an!d th' y ai' s! l! '\*a 'rintii th'ini.
Thl'h id'a su.gge'rts i.- i ) to us that
iheo no'w city das wxvi);I i 'cotl''fr alln e -
e'rlasting h )l'ssin-a it:'! l r','c- iv t' hlie
w:a'rn'sit anks and !lise' fIron c'v-
,'ry citizen in O le'', if liev \\'-oil
'-stl' a sriiliarn i' i; I'rLard (1to lir-
'! eI popultl; ilon \\i'hi :t. of 'icer
arniiI''i withll) ault hir'i and ; a good shot-
aun a most grat in g i wculd

I th e outcoIm' he (' i l s ialflI
his day."

l There is
scarcely any limit to the
possible improvement in seeds,
but it takes time and tro--ev. We have
been Improvinur flt"',er .r:'! \'-eitabl<
seeds for over no xyt'r:". ..ori t!han rXoo
people vre wor!;:rg ;t ;:::t. F,-rrv's
Seesls ?s':t yo'!. ?'tVy "' '." '- t---'c."'.
I':FeS:-atl- uCt e-.'
rF'"'?C' 1909 SE.~ ,r:;*.'";.
D. r. FFJRRY & CO., Detroit, :.1ch.





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t a~est S4y1 Gdo

PARLOR 1'XiER, only
Swt:'I! a;k anl ship yoa th~is rocker
: at et 1rt Ifort':7i1 0or o'r 1s i r'
(" ;cat I:., I m Ti it: Frt-nchl rizfrle it 'on.;:.: of' oak.
-II I van avc !14'' of nioy v ')y t asi- direct
frtheo tr actor '':,tt r:.ub g sj f .t no!"hlg
bid c .!a't -s a:n d i ter:n rigRit ,lere in Z ie ,'O1t:1 to you at
pin Wh@CSr.*L-a-'ir' x'utwi heav-y freight charz a I rct-eirs'
Sra t. Cjr bi gfree catalogue ;hoiw- over 2 )l rent
flnlscfh air, for paror, .miug rom kit( r!i, porch,
, i~l~rtll~torr, l ic~e a: I m,-.s an, v -t--.-;:I u~t ar-r
Lri ::L~t rrlct"c. r iir ..'-a' ed! -xactly i-; re-pre-
or o;ir nonor. a hack.. o'oil take 1o r.! L, wat
e. ~"r z;:-,1tal to-ity jty Cfor .1. i.
C'li rtU', ilCM'. 2Ien!s roiT; Sf..I >r c '
tLOI,11"A tflAR #AcTUgY, 02s *MK rO V86CE SIS.. jAtL~r'wmwa, FLA.



It does'nt pay to play "hit o
You can't effort it. Plant onl
pure and reliable.
O(ur seeds have the reputati<
We-will be glad to send vou
able seeds on reque-t.



r miss' with your seeds.
y what you know to be

on of being High Grade.
our prices of all season-



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' your tre-ts a go)od start ti.s isril. Help
.' 1 old ld lle( leave s that will ,so: infest
ia. your trer' 0 tO(1 hat it may- work fr vou.
ars later )No our tie.' e t'in,'r tor-

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There is no business or profession ill exli:.cne wh-re
the absolute confidence of the patron is placed more thor-
oughly in thl merchant than in the jewelry business, as
there are so, ,nny imntt-.tions of the genuine to be had for
ce nsiderably less than the real article. We flattr our-
elv, s that we have the confidencee of ,ur DaI:rons. and
rand ready at all times tc make o, d..' Whe,, in nd(l
of anvtliin in t ;.- IE\\'WELRY line ,.all on us.



Merchants' Block Ocala. Fla.



'it' c''Ie'i~ n'~ ~-~e' :. fler' ut i. Ii-)k'w Htifis rkrnittat


Wilton Seam.ess
the latest desic
Axminister Art
pretty designs,
Wool Fibre and
Only $12.
Imperial Smyrna
$45. (We are
these goods).

Art Squares-All in!
gns, all sizes. $40 to


Jute Art Squares-9x12. only $10.
Cotton and Wool Art Squares-$5 to

Squares-In many Ten Wire Tapestry Brussels Art
$20 to $35. i Squares-$18 to $25.
Fibre Art Squares- All Wool Granite Brussels Art
Squares-$8 to $14.
Art Squares-$22 to ;Japanese Matting Art Squares-$5.
Ocala agents for Small Rugs to match all of the above
at reasonable prices.

THE HOME OF HON. S. J. BOWIE China Dinner Sets, $10.00 to $125.00. Ten Pie-e Toilet
DESTROYED Sets, $4.00 to $25.00. Big line of China and Porcelian
Dinner Sets in all of the Latest Patterns.
News hias been ric-(iv\edI in O(ala
of the destruction by fire last Sunday We have just added 5000 feet of floor space, and we are now better
of the handsome, home of Colnress- than ever prepared to display our beautiful line of Furniture. We will in
man and Mrs. Sydney .1. Rowie at the near future also add a complete line of Hardware.
Birmingham. Alabama. W.1 under-
stand that the house antd almost the Exclusive Ocala agents for Allwin Go Carts, all colors $12.
entire contents we're completely dte-
st roved,. We are closing out our Standard Sewing Machines, and the
.Mrs. Bowie was le,,forn hlr mar- few we now have on hand will be sold below cost.
riagl Miss Aiini, i th.ridi' of ,his
ity". clIver and la c av




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Why Our Navy Should Not

The following statement of reasons
why oir navy should not be enlarged
is just issued with the endorsement
of a large body of the leading men of
the country:
1. Because we have fought: foreign
oes, English, Spanish and Mexican
oly six years ln the 125 years since
the revolution. In every foreign war
we made the first attack. With less
danger from attack than any other na-
tion, we are now spending more for
past war and preparation for future
war than any other nation in the
2. Because our extent of coast line,
has little relation to danger from at-
tack. The second Hague conference
lbps provided for immunity from
tardment of all unfortified towns and
from levying contributions by threat
o( bombardment. We should be safer
still if we reduced fortifications, as
One of our delegates to the Hague has
S. Because the Hague conference
also provided for arbitration of dis-
putes over contractual debts, thereby
runoving excuse for our keeping a
cavy to prevent forcible collection of
ach debts of South America to Eu-
4. Because a navy is less needed
than ever to protect South America.
as it is now perfectly capable of a de-
feasive alliance among its nations to
repel any wanton attack from out-
side. Reasons which made the Mon-
roe doctrine necessary when there
was a "Holy Alliance" and the weak
South American republics were un-
connected by telegraphs or railroads
have no application when modern
communications, soon :o include the
Panama canal, and enormously in-
creased population, wealth and mutual
friendship make them now far trom
eager to continue our over-lordshilp.
With the price of a few torlwpo I oats

:a', s 'ach t hir, r.-o Japan's military
~- i'l ;..a? ri .' '.: ,,!niula ion of our
j.!. ,s. na k:i : l "., ,selves UhIor
c 1..o <; i' (*1 I! :'. t ,;: ': I~ ),eop)it' of the,
, :",' :I' ,,'." ,( : t t t '.\W ith o u1 r ,1

we might secure by education anil di- han ;r'-a" B'itain. which h;.-- s :,--
plomacy a federation of Southi Amer- still '.1 Irt,:''ct ar."'.::' a!' I .''.lr. :1:.:
,it rs t.Ct for
ican states'i s ml 1.' to i, hrc i
5. Because there is no danger f-om import;-.
China, a peace-loving nation. friendly 14. l-ca;nse labor pu.; i':-, . ,1 -l An
to us. Our return to ;he inlemInity Istriu' i.ip of arnialli:l c:] i 1. i
has done more to promote peIace with i' r ::ih.y, .! t iic'. i- :" i':s' o ~av o;!-l
," :'. 7 :,: I'O '- :. !',-'., l .

her than anything else could cording to the testimony of Amnbassa- n't co ti !,' e1t'',l .1 .1i i!.:.i:t')

dor Luke Wright. of Hon. John W.
Foster. of Secretary Taft. and of ever
one hundred missionaries to Japan.
familiar with her laznuage. customs.
and politics, there is not the slightest
foundation for the violent and trot 'y
talk which is emanating from a few
Americans againt- Japan. andi is poi-
soning the minds of millions of our
uninformed citizens. Said Aniba!sa-

loo few nit tM 1 ,t1- our s '-
ite a ituor ta*'- a ln,! i ti

i" a' K ss iJII''4 '. jt itt Britatn,

%Z %ri:'i. .,'r Nti .,ya I It: ..I1Iii

i n iizo7.'h e 'sts tili o I it r %vn uose
coiirtw,ri'-. i.i..' !'. t r- !*- t of a!'y

dor Wright. "the talk of war between o'h,'rs
this country and Japan isn't ev.'n rte-; 1 Be .,o-I. as as u:natii".,:-!\
Pectable nonsense." The one h;an- :i'g" '.;at the' a 'oi :a i l ::ct
dred missionaries say: -"'Ve ldesitre ;to :1 i..'. irn \\ asi'.i-,,on. u' T,'!,.e !' a
place on record our profound ailpprcia W''i a ix o(: 'u t:..,T **t ': i':
lion of the kind ;reatnent which" we !;c m'! th' r is no ;l'.<,-'ioi: o:' 'hI,:i
experience at the hands of both e (v- (o:-' o "\i'al it!i're-s" \\ i<': '.i,',( "
ernment and pI ople; our be lief is that t ;:i, !- a :, .i p \-: ; :'j'. : ..'
the alleged beligerent attititu e of the (of ;.i:',',.:y It ic';, l tit ; ca '.' .' :
Japanese does note eoi sent 'tihr, .-al ii,', rnaui'. al ph.-l, a:'i i: ,il t..'
- entim.?nts of the people. \Ve w.s'. to is et'.n. I !,nace S ,;: 'i.' -.:a!
bear testimony to the sobrii'ty. s. lnt' -r lr n :io- h1ai't. al'ei,.1 .,-.l a' -
Of international justice. -, andi fi ,'l ont bii'ra 'ry qtiesl iot T:t:.'- ,
from aggressive d- esigns exhilitel by the great majority ,f the ,JaIpane,- I wt.e hl e at lt.'- I -i'.! to ''g I tih'
P60 "''" Nothing c uld do more to real powri to pl a,' tl!--'n s, \. !o
develop the opposite f-1 line than;l th a:'li'.:. ; y baseless assunlpl iorl ;tl inrsul'ine 1. H ,a.-" w.' cal -, :", tar
statements published by c.-ra:i ir- gn.;., r .a:e" > p. lin',il: on i a
. ble newstpalers and iniilta'-y ip' ac lit.uI "- a mall oa'nti '' very
y(ear--say o lu l .lollr (ot oi r t\ ry
6. Because of an excessi\-e, unheal- thouisan:,i \%o0l'. for aiil;ahini ns; la-t
thy reliance on force in our country vyar that would ha\e be-'l $2".,"-t,
in recent years, which calls attention t which inl thi hands of a comnlli-ssion
away from the real foe s at home to coull hate brought one hunr'v.l mni
supposltious foreign enemies. Its p'ir- nent .Jalanese here and .tint on hun-
It fills the newspapers with reckless., dred ot our congrt'ssmenl an!1 edliors
Mifounded suspicions and accusations. to Japan. Banquets. inter-
distorting historic statements, pro- views. lectures. et.. would have
motes constant talk about war and brought about an untilrstandilin andl
preparation for war. of nmaneu\ers, friendshipA which mitgh' ha\e easily
promotions. and technical details, and jreventtei the ott'e for a new Dirai-
nakes us blind to the real sources of noulhtl. This method, was rt'om-
,-akes us jolind tw ra
our greatest loss of litfe and property. ndl bl the interlarlian' ar
.- Because our ;-ree foreign wars union, and i'- worth mlor' ha the
-. Because our h. hrall I lit
since 1711 which lated ol 1 of evti which is w 1h
years, oos in litt., ali told. illn batlP. poI, n,1 of cur., our s (y Vand a l w\v
years, cot *n n u kles-, are man inoeruil than explohiv.- !
nothing conrlaratilt with. our Iec't S at' tI '\' ll I hll'. t
slaughter iv accidents ,every ear i i e t o,.'n' w\ .

r of t a. y a askedd for i'ts' ear. arroga ,t i -, x' a i. 11 a-t;. .
time of ntlact. ro

if spent in fightilig diea.v.k i ol!.railct c tu ltt:. :,':t I
waste and wickednl.!'-s at ltlll t.
ably couldS sa\l aou luch' lift ant i '.! a. Otiir at ,r il'I '..: -:
ly lilt;d ina lt! i o
'y -s all our at at ci il ,,ii- iki: '" 1,. : k

in ..':', I": :! *o r far gL-a"'." lo-


%v ; i jj zal o ly
P',b- '. '. W "'r' f'rom ar tack

-' nothuman
"' I', 't, imal.nd for ir
:'. I: ; ]:o '- who i niore !i
' ht" .- t! oui war. ain

S. I ;'. ti' c. If n,;I o is hem oni thly

Si:l i. The un- i

:'.ac' h:uI all the'ir naie We:'.'
'i' "-0r::!. ht x'. i ,!. 'i ta ui; nons t hLma' n

"'1'll .:'. or tliO h '. a ,r li o a a irac on. orth

a i ,,-; do io"' to dc V r ol' ion i n tl'
't" 'ir r ': i l ( .on Ns roni

o r h k s s\*' r i : n; a:-i .s io ns 11l --in -:; ;s

ma!,-ti ththel emba
"':, "v ." 1 1 v '0 'h 0w1t n M l T 'il lt -
: c k ', ; '*, t t) doc o+'liiiio i;

''" c. Tltn ^ a i t ota rfl l flye. t1;fo
'.' ; '. 'r i!. oIIr nllr y in i ll.
-' I',' v' :'.'. I !' ai ivoca't ',

'"" \ II!,", -" *. ',,! tionlS of ('01!l llltln li-
* "'",, " onoi,'. ]If on' m"ina he rfh-

'!', \" -'It '; \ 'he' -'.n r a n ",- I

!-'T'... .', [ni'^. 9 a,*,- again,

,o,.il ,lo iore t k,''ep the w( 'rly l's
:'eac,. 'hani all their navies. \Ve.:',,
'\\o .r: ih s. s'ron, na:ions p',evio:-, -
!\ ,o niiak >ulic thei;' si: nel a r .....
n,'!nr.' 'o \'i'l.rhw ,liplomatas an,! ot~p
<'on; :;er('*, upon wanoiro ab'ack on the
t.h& .r pow-- 1' nation woI!.l 've.1 a.-
:ack h,, T,:i.;, The de,'araion wo'li
.utifc,. Thi- i<. a totally ,lifferent 1
'hi'ii. irntoi ie, oM,-tashi,:01e.I eln!a.r',
*it f'a",*, ;)\ one a'ion on aiiothe,- af-
r.,r \\at l,. .i! EvKv n 'ht' unorranizei d
(.'hion'-' haV"t's. not back dd by the
('!;'ll -~ (' " ;'n : !n'. Irna !. i< '*''I.nM Vn ;

.Il l ''i. "' n '-4 "' t t '' ('+'! tyo ' y u ,

,,, i;s i' ;' v :i:., i': 'r.,a '. ,', -:ra "-

: *,: ". k, ,



h., ser\'k, ]f!r' Mv I X r.

14*I n p iI1!:

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In !. ('i 'cii' C' ,urt of t'h Fifth .'-ili-
('.' Circuit of in and for;
1 ariot ('oulity---Iv n ("hanc'r' '
li:,.ia I.. Tanner. Complaitiamt'. vs ,J.
Tilnner. IDef'endanit --r( ''
C('ot IMrl'I tive Setrice.
I' is ordir'l't ', th;a;i h-,
her'in Ina!t:.. t'o-wi' : .J. ',. Tan'i-". b'-
anii is h'r'eiy rf'qtiir, a >, a':" ,')
thi. hill! ,,f c)om plaint il-, n : T, -,
on o" ','for'' M oniav. h,. 7 ilv '"
F,' ! ary. 1'di'j. j
I1; i i' " '", . ', "h 'i'> ,'"
'hi :.,:.I'' r ;''l! e',k
t r four c '!:"t (' : i '. '.. .,1 the
Ocala HanttI':, a ne"v-',.,, t'r p'ulish'-i.
in saill counIty and state.
Thi- ::ls' ,!ay of l),ct mib "'. i. .'
k .. .: Cir'' it.' C ," Mario" Co.. Fla.
By M. E Sn111I r, D .
Complainant'." Solic, 1-"-w


...' is t. h 'i t.... .rt l i .h ia' a .- '.
CcalIa Ba-ti I'. \\ a ';, apl r a lL. 1 i~';: l>.

i to siol oill it'- an i s Pltat.
l,. r : i- .

1 'i 1 r i ',',: t a i r' i-'i,'Mll 0 .

.Sl. ( p. iiT.i r.S t la aw ;
C;'ik ir ui o ('c!in i nt. Mari y K. -"'a.
* anlh th, 1 a 'r h raq-w-!iir<',l ti.'
in',-'p ar l tiho.n ty i o: complaint niltl in

i. uT. GREEN.orb
Monday the 1st day of March. 199.
1" is furh ." oriti r i \that a co;y ,Jl

(ior four ( t i 'oii>,'(' i'i e ',', eks in the,
O ala Bannmr. a n,.w. [paper publish, in saiI county and stare.
This llTh ,iay ou .JanuS;;y. Til: ,K.

CI ,rk Circuit C:".'t. Marion C'o Fla.
Complainant's Solicitor. 1-""

\\Virn:--; mny official signatures anti
;**1 thi- ;lih I h dii;: of Dec i'ii:lier,
\ D. l! S. T. SIST NK.
-',trk< Circii Co'r;. Marion ( .. Fla.

arv. A. D. 19"''.


Notice ii hereby give- that on
Tuesla.y, the 2nd lay of February.
1911!,. the -BoaIl of County Contaiis-
sioners of Marion County. Floria.
will lease, for 1909. the county con-
\vits of Marion county. Florida, to the
highest and best bidder, reserving.
however, the right on the part of said
commissioners to maintain a reserve
of twenty convicts under a reservation
similar to the lease now in force by
said board. The board will reserve
the right to reject all bids. and all
bids must he sealed anl filed with
thef clerk of this board before 9

clock a. m.. on the day above narm-

Nc.\' ,h is her. y given that on .,l
Is' .iy of .ulyv. A. I). 1 ['4. the i;;n-
,itrsignd. as execuTors of the last wl1.
- e tI testamnnt of Herbert A. Ford,
,,' i nrtQ'nt Their accounts and
,') h;',> to .Jos-ph Bell, judge of pro-1
,a!r in iat. for 1Mariln county. at hii;
,*;il ill Ocala. a til will make tlei"
. e ., ,'wtri, nln antIl will :,pply for :

F :' .';, : r *'. !t .
\- Ex.v (c:.' 'r- of: hI!! L.a t W ill and

12-Sw By S. T. Sistrunk, Clerk.


in the ('irc.nit Court of the Fifth Jti-
dlicial Circ'it of Florida. in atil for
Marion county-In Chancery.
Cl. ra Wheeler. Complainant. v<. Wil-
li- Wh- iletr, Df.r-ndan'-Order for
Construe ive Service
It is or'l -rol that the .'o *.n i:it
hebrein nami.-, to-wit: \'illi. \\h-ier.
be, and he is hterehby req,'ir-. i ,o :p-
!iear to t:he bill of complai:.' f',l i 4:.
th.s ca(';it on or before .',. .:: i
1sr dlay of Fe-bruary. !T~'!,.
It is flirth,'r ordler!-. that a co!,.y of
this ord'r hle ublishel_ oeric a w--ek
for ,eight conflc0ltiv'e we'eks in the


Franc't- tidtIonily l;*t''t *> 11,

and diplomatic service, and all other' iniquitous by General Grant, who
ontructive work. fought in it. Said Secretary of State
x Because e we have increased our Sherman concerning the Spanish war:
expenditure for defense 200 times "Wt could have adjusted our difft-
during a period which our popula-
tion has increased only twenty-two culties without the loss of blood and
times, our coast line perhaps three treasure." Said Congressman Bou-
times, and our danger from attack not telle: "President McKinley, if con-
at all. gress had left the matter to him,
10. Because we are protected b would have secured everything we
nature as is no other country, nd wanted in Cuba without the sacrifice
have not the excuse for a great navy of one drop of American or Spanish
which. England has, nor for a strong blood."
army which Germany has. Ou 19. Because our navy is already so
wealth is as great a protection as our large as to incite other nations to in-
geographical position. We supply our crease theirs. Our naval increase
own necessities and are not depend- waa quot-'l la:t year in the French
ent, as many nations are. Gen. Sher- atssevbly as an argument for a
idan said that no nation on the con- French increase. This senseless ri-
tinent of Europe had sufficient ships valry is driving certain would-be cus-
to spare to bring over enough soldiers tonmrs of ours towards bankruptcy.
to carry on one campaign so far from "o. Because increase of our r.avy
its base of supplies. dos not respect of foreign-
11. Because we shall ne'-d no navy ers for us. Respect can be given cnly
to protect the Philippines if we but to moral qualities. Our indifference
ask the nations to pledge preservation to lawl..e-snss andl our civic corrup-
of their autonomy when we grant tion are well known abroad. \e have
them their independence. No nation no more moral influence than we had
could refuse or would dare wantonly ihirty years ago, when every monar-
break such a ledge made to the chy in Europe as being sapped by
su pledge made othmocrac Plutocracy an mil-
world. The n-utralization in this our democracy. Plutocracy and mil-
manner of exposed places is one of itarism make us talked of, and dread-
the most successful methods of pre- '1. but not respected. Many. perhaps,
venting war which we can further use. are glad that we are being hampered
The pledge between the United States in our race for commercial supremacy
and Great Britain to remove bttle- y saddling ourself with the Old
ships and forts from our Canaian orldmilitary burdens.
21. Because our dignity no more
border has. since 1S17, secured peaceignity no more
at no expense on over 3'.) miles of depends on battleships than upon
at no expense on over 3iii)0 miles of
frontier. Without this pledge we lihhouses or fire engines. e should
should probably have had war. So feel pride if we are safe enough to
should probably have had war. So
long as this line is unguarded we shall *lispense with a few- A European
never fight Great Britain. city built of stone rejoices that it
never figh: Great Britain.
2.i n1does nor ni1*l"l our costly fire apparat-
12. Because all the great nationsloes not ne our costly fire apparat-
.us. A large navy is a confession of
in one place or another are securing
conscious weakness or timidity.
safety from territorial aggrandllseiiont
"" 2. Bocaus- the increase of the
by pledging territorial inviolability.
1nav\ is. an implication that new dan-
All the nation. on the Baltic ani,
0-n-0; are in s;iLht an-t olh! friends are
North seas signed] treaties in April. si
1- ,o susp-oct *!. It aroust.s rivalry
19,<. to retsptec: eath o-h, r's territory
. tIo lter ah T 'r r- t orrr l ;.nd irri;a'in with other nations. The
on these wa Turbul-,.ni ral;'
S' I i wo nt;i:on- Toiay 'wh. o are the most
America ha< socur,,l rI ,t n- by s'niiliar
ShdS. I ie' l ofariI- rnw ae in Ti .. n .. t a danger of fight-
methods. It is tlh, In-'iht'.! of u-" -
ture.. .I!,,- (;t r';.1nv' s anl Enrglani s
,) ) . .. . : . . . .

mmm"Mmmum M-

real service and importance, and get- TAX ASSESSOR'S APPOINTMENTS MASTER'S SALE
ting promotions and honors. dvo- I will be at the following places on Under and by virtue of a fnal de
cates of large navies ar2 notably skep- time specified to receive tax returns cree, rendered on the 17th day of Au
tical about other methods than force for A. D.. 1909: gust, A. D. 1908, by the Honorable J
February T. Wills, judge of the circuit court o
for promoting pea2:, antd draw the at-j No. the eighth judicial circuit of Florida
tention of the public awa3 Irom the 30-Martel. 1st, a. m. in a certain cause pending in the cir
S4-Cotton Plant, 1st. p. m. cult court of the fifth judicial circuit
quiet and effective to tht ol-fashion- 6-Heidtville. 2nd. 10 a. m., to 2 of Florida, in and for Marion county
ed methods which rticae eye andl ear p. m. wherein Thomas E. Bridges, as tru
24--Dunnellon. rd.
with noisv and spectacular effects. 5-Romeo. 4'th, 11 a. m., to 2 p. m. tee, was complainant and the Citizens
29. Because of lowering excessive 2'0-Blitchton. 5th. until 3 p. m. Gas. Heat & Light Company, a cor
tariffs and thus promoting commer- j2!--Kendrick. Sth. a. m. portion under the laws of the state
cial fraternity we could do more for martin, th p. of Florida, was defendant. I. the un
1 --Lowell. 9th. a. m.
peace than through intimidation by "-Reldick. th p. m. designed special master in chancery
armaments. :3-Fairfield. Iith. a. m. named and appointed in the said final
30. Because we have not the faint- :1-Irvine, 10th, p. m. decree to execute the same. will on
e g d: -Flemin-ton, 11th. a. m.
est ground to suspect thre Fwill ver. Monday, the 1st Day of February, A.
to suspect thr il vr :,2-Central. 12th. a. m. D. 1909,
be a war again with England! so lon :-Geier. 12th. p. m. 1909,
ba owar in wth nan, so l -eie. n "th. p. m. at the south door of the court house
as our northern frontietr is free from 22--.Mcintosh. 13th. a the south door of the court houny
er fortifications: Spo wt Spain. --Shady, a. m. in the city of Ocala. Marion county,
1her fortifications: nor wit Spain. -Sa 15. a Florida. between the legal hours of
whose interests hereafter cannot tBleview. 1th. sale, offer and expose for sale to the
cross ours: nor with any of the rhr 1-B "P vieo th highest anl best bidder for cash the
nations with whom we have always. 2-Lev-on. 17th, p. m. following described property, to-wit:
been at peace, and who coulhl fi'.h; u1s S-Summerfield. 1Sth. a. m. Ail thrse certain tracts or pacels of
o.-een at p ace. a who oun i -C~lerfd lth. a. m. land, with improvements thereon, con-
_.-_an,lira. 19h. a. m. sisring of the complete outfit for the
only at a range of thousands of r.:les :-Oklawaha. 19th. p. rising of the complete outfit for the
from their base of supplies. We are il'-Eastlake. "oth. a. n. manufacture of gas in the city of
especially secure. as Europe is de- 1-Weirsdale2, tnrh. p. m. Ocala. in the state of Florida, said
real estate being morph particularly
pendent on us for a large shar, of i.--L-inadaie, 22ni. a. m. r e
er aeBluff, 23rd. a. m. described as follows: Commencing at
her food supply. an the Orient has -Elctra a point two hundred and fifty-eight
1l,--Ehectra.. ori. p. m.
everything to lose and nothing to gain 11-Lynne "24th. to 10 a m. 23S) feet north of the intersection of
by attacking us. The "Yellow Peril" 11--Grahamville. 24th. 12 to 2 p. m. the present located beds of the Flor-
is a psychological obsession of a few i 1-Connor. 24th. 2 to 5 p. m. ida Central Peninsular Railroad
.j 12-Churchill. 25,th, p. m. and the Florida Southern Ra1way
scaremongers who do not read Ori- 2-Eureka. 2t a. m. Company. on the east side of a con-
ental languages or respect people who 1:--Daisvy 26th. p. nm. tinuation of Osceola street of the city
have not white skins, but who trans- 1,--Fort McCoy. 27th. a. m. of Oca!a, thence north one hundred
late their suspicions into statements March hnde and tty 14) feet. thence four
I f7--Anthony. 1st. hundred and twenty (420) feet to the
which are not facts, and help create 2;-Sparr, 2nd,y m. F. C. &. P. R. R.. thence in a
the very hostility that would excuse 1:;--Pine P. O.. 2nl m. southwesterly direction along the F.
their cry for an increased navy. 14-Orange Springs, 3rd. p. m. C. & P. R. R., to the north line of the
This statement is signed by Charles lI-Citra. 4th. 11 a. m. to 3 p. m. lot owned by H. F. Dutton Co. for-
1-Ocala. 5th to 31st. merly owned by Robinson, Burnett &
Francis Adams, Jane Adams. Samuel The law require all tax returns to Co. a distance of about one hundred
The law requires all tax retfets to
Bowles, John Graham Brooks. Andrew be made by 1st of April. and twenty (120) feet, thence west
Carnegie. James Duncan. President Postmasters will please cut out and three hundred and twenty (320) feet
Faunce of Brown niversitvy. A. B. post this notice. to the point of beginning; together
S. .FRED AYER. with all the personal property of said
Farquhar. Edwin Ginn, \Washington 1.22 Tax Assesso. Citizens' Gas. Heat & Light Company
Gladden, Edward Everett Hale. Wil- in the city of Ocala. consisting of its
liam D. Howells. Chester Holcombe. NOTICE rights of way, pipes, pipe lines, en-
aProf. HoWillam Tes. er Holcobe. NOgines, boilers, tools, implements and
Pefforsn. P.ll siant Jrvan o .- Not.i i hetrev given that the appurtenances in connection with said
Jefferson. P ilnt .,orolan o ,,- c- iv I thebusiness. anti all pipe mains laid in
StaFloridia Power Colnipany. a corpora-
lanml StanfM,1 niv .r.sinc. nBi-hp 'i- tion organized anil -xisiling under and the .tre-ts of Ocala. stock a dies,
liam N. 31cVick-r. MNarcuV Ma-. N. hv virtue of the laws of the sta:e oif pipe cutters, 1 l -inch pipe rench,
o. N P is a, ir~uai o i -o I 1-0-inch Dille wrench. I pipe vise,1
0. Nelsn.. G,n. \WVil ; Pa:,r... -ioriua. IursuanI to a resolution of 1 l0N.3h Pipe wrench, a pipe vise, 1
I T. p :. . p :~ ;.." :; (i'tU, tAIckholders, intense. to apli; to ohl No. 3 stock. 1 tapping machine. 1
tt of th e of Florida breast drill. l axe. ,picks. 2 shovels,
Foster Pih,!v. i- IIt" 'ri. al j .i f h i.a r. iiA steam flue cleaner. 3 wheel barrows.
Henry Wrvi! Rlo ,f :' Yt.. l.'\ ,,, a TallahassI e Floria. o 1 iron bodly. 1 table. 1 spool tread
School. 'rf. W\\:i" .. .i a::,n ha .r a leski. 1 length 3-I hosep 1, ftet. 1 gas
cool Prof. T Wil ,,.ll : -. n a :i l h:l sa ,! .hItlirttr i v aildin soldering turnace. 1 solIlerig iron. 2
on s ti. -. I '. C ciii)n f ,, econ l aracoal forks. 1 scoop. 1 s-dlay \Vaterbury
ThNwin ,.t \\ -; ,* rI, I'' rap .ri o ai ocfrter, clock. 1 kpv-hole saw. I copper spring
T wsite Pr, -' !,nt Ti', .s : i W.'a-o l e o lo i oiler. 1 tallow pot. 1 soliil hack-saw
t '..'.. a h+ (t)lhMit prtisiI fran I pI ai pa ier's. 1 wa'. Ir p bucket,
:--in < 1 ()r r. > a nr block.. I brick nmis1,n p) c or ham-
i o 1. .'; i S '.' t ii'- t'(*' I r t' f nall ha an m r. 1 1-inch tap. 1 air test uip. 1
id1,11 1:: v K. i\\', ,,' h . t co ,lt'niin private spring gauge for pimi).
C',llt t,. ain.! ri h.. l | ;h : f tils o palIn pursuanc to thel terms of said
l"-:I 'o th. ciIsit~lidecreeon ahe all person diesiring to bid on
STHOROUGHBRED BERKSIRE. s'i an said property will :lepo it with the
THOROUGHBRED BERKSHIRES, i a! ll special master at last five hours he-
FOR SALE I : e. .. x!''iso of such ;ght fore sa! a cortif check ror $l,,n0.
-- i ('roper by LAURIE T. lZiAR.
.I ha. ', 0, ,',. 1 parn an!l prof t 'r byr Spa'cial Master.
I ha, >,) t'all" I ari of dirc"ors,
Xows 1:"\\- ilt ; . l, P. nrli'tiiniig or oerat DAVIS & MARTIN.
,'ight pi e. .: i. a! ,): .. ..i. in, ;:i l i r whiconh ,this t Compiainant's Solicitors. 12-11
i .il a Hi .tfal r. i:;;er. is aiithori-.1 To NOTICE
'h+" sa : t'. !.. tI:' i "'\'vi t-'i ( l :,ain"! : n the ai i ('orp'orationl NOTI
T'e ti \; '1. i Ia"' h .i : -h;, also l:a he ri, gh to x h, cise
thirty dilolars for *' 1 ;in i 'h o,' tminl : 1 main. an! Of Applicarion for Tax I)De, I'nlor
nicely inIlk I ;ani : '; .,i \m ov'" ; < ke.l i i; :, l:i! fr '-' ],,. ,f,,,- 'v ," IPY .' ni-'('.' saIrv eof Florila
f' rir tli, fo tr .\ii" - ,'..x -,,, t, -nii-tr'i'inl of any iamni ,uil Notice is hereby given that E. H.
S,'v n. HI,): ,!inan. FPa. -22- . ; 1. t ftr h t p po.S:e of con- Martin, purcha.s'r of ;ax certificate
n' yn l,:si':ess at'thoriz, hy| No. "-7, ,Iatel the ;th llay of August.
ErNJTERPP S P '' ':- :* il-' li-- a>; an I all !A. D. 19icn. has fil- d sail certificate
i~ 1.[ J ?k .A '.,La 'r;1',l':i i,;,t < which wlnil x in lin y office, anl has m ade apppiica-
t lty ... .,' r," <, T, of r 'to cntlcrue- ion for t:x dieed to issue in accord-
Oultry Y ra r d ,*,. .",. '.:;" ance with law. Said certi.cate em-
W. N C\,P. !|brace's the following tdescribe,1 prop-
'.; -i,'. p,.,. Con' :'v. ',rry situiateil in Marion county. FIor-
S. C. Rhoce i. ancd Peds., 3 c,. Mi-; i p : .'.\M i la. to-wit: Southwest quarter of
norca;. Earred P vm~nut ricks :'' ,.".- ('). Cir.;i,.n. northwest li.anrter, section '2. town-
1 -':. "hil 1:. south. range east. The
YounkI s t'k o: -. i ,, -aid la l bP ; g .-sS-.-- I. :it the late
ach; o.kOf thes is-,;utnce Of such c'rrt!ficate in
or inor t ar, ,ri. i. t nan e. of Roert Klil;atrick. I n-
e.. s air. ; . .. .. .'' r-:' .id cr'rri:i;cate shall be rehl-em-
i.: tw -r : na 3. $ :,-< .\ 12 I, za; r .:, ,, "i.,i : ;. a,. f,, ', a 1 ,^*' t o law rax ,e1+ .,1 w ill is-
i 7- .. ..>. ,> n. ',-., a ,.,. *n \,n..,,.,.: *,,.a, ,. ,r n ',.. -- 'n i' !','* ,n or, i he iC h l y ol Janu-






Mr Martn amwrer, was an Ocala Since Editor A. P. Jordan's resi-
"mo r May. dence in Tallahassee for a few rays
IBM Corinne Williams came in Fri- he has obtained light on the question
4 frota Berlin to be present at herlof pardons, and writes as follows to reception. his paper. the Punta Gorda Herald:
r-I. -- ---

Mr. E. L Anderson. a well known
delta of Dunnellon, and who former-
ly lived in Ocala, was among the Fri-
day callers in the city.
Miss Emma Belle McRae of Max-
$m, N. C., is the attractive guest of
Mis Betty Wray Mclver. These two
yang ladies were college mates. ,
Rev. R. H. Barnett is making some
-I tieable and commendable improve-
rats at the paronage. It is looking
*vr so much better than before the
ISea was removed.
Mrs. Buena Wilson Mimms has ar-
drsed a Ocala from her home in Ken-
maky sad will spend the balance of
*te water here with her sister, Mrs.
I L. Caraey.

Mrs. Harry W. Karger and her
daughter, Miss Rosa Karger, who
have been spending the past two
weeks in Ocala the guests of Mrs.
Karger's sister. Mrs. N. I. Gottlieb.
have returned to their home in Balti-
more. The friends of Mrs. Gottlieb
and those that her sister made while
here hope that her visit to Ocala will
be repeated next winter.

Lighl on r Praons

Since I came to Tallahassee, on the
4th. I have incidentally iAcked up
some information relating to the ex-,
ercise of the pardoning power, whic(b
convinces me that much of the ad
verse criticism directed against the
board is undeserved. It is known:
that I have freely and vigorously con-
demned the indiscriminate and whole-
sale pardoning of convicted criminals,
with which the board has been charg-
ed. but I have always held myself
ready to correct any injustice done'
by me to officials or individuals, and,
therefore, finding from casual con-
versations with members of the par-
doning board that I, in common with
other newspaper writers, have been
too severe in reflecting upon the
board, it gives me pleasure to repair
in a measure the injustice inflicted.
Now there is the recent action of
the board, by which it was stated
that, of fifty-two applications present-
ed, fifty were granted. This, on the
face of the mere statement, looked
very bad. but I have been assured by
one of the board whom I have known
for years, and whose truthfulness, in-
tegrity and patriotism I have the ut-
most confidence, that every pardon
granted was supported by the best of
reasons: that several of those par-
doned had served out their terms. and
others had nearly done so. and that
the pardons in these cases were
granted solely for the purpose of re-
storing the recipients to citizenship.
In the case of those who had Lear-
ly finished their terms, there were
several objects besides restoring citi-
zenship for granting the pardons. one
of them being the wholesale restrain-
ing influence of an unexpired sen-
tence impending and ready to be in-
flicted in any case of misbehavior.
For nearly all. if not all. of the par-
dons were conditional. If the man
pardoned violates his parole by com-
mitting any lawless act whatsoever.
he is to be returned to prison, and
that, too, without any expense of re-
trial, whether his second offense is
the same as the first or not.
Possibly the most admirable fea-
ture of this conditional pardon. grant-
ed just before the expiration of tne
sentence is the fact that it leavesthe
constantly aTiding impression upon
the mind of the man pardoned that he
has noft rt paid his debt (of punish-
menti to the state: whereas, in the
case of one who has served on his[
full term. he feels that he has fully
discharedl his deot and is. tb refore.j
under no obhliation:s to the star.> for
leni-enc'. Consideration of this fact
actuates the board in many cases and
accoultst for some of those fifty par-
dlons which, a few weeks agz. arous-
ed so 'luch advorse- criticism.
I have taken the liberty To su.v.-,,s'
S;i h,1 lid.I i ; l

T I- IIt!\ .il t%' I- t$;SiilliXIll 1 1t):Isi.ilill I I a m'
The demonstration of the firelsset to the
cooker that was to have taken plac- :1 ,1rif -'at i;F. o ,..!f ht s i Roos It, Amnaiias i r). In his see-
Wednesday morning at the J. B. Mar- 'ac a h ri on in h hearing un e secret
tin Hardware Company's store, a.-. :ih tht i ont int tr,,ta!, ',,,, rv-.. ar'icl Wl' ;lron by Mr. Bus-
held Wednesday afternoon instead. t n jo1 T' ta In r. v a S1a t ai. pr1or t s
nd quite a number were our to see s ser
the wonders of this wonderful c)ooke-r!all -he office, s d j.ur'ors, h i ,a ; x-,r,, i ,, ,, .," ie ptresilon as
demonstrated. Mr. Allan Britges. ri, l .' c -. if si dt ,, a, j 1 '. ," ,n 'f hi -.upicious of con-
the clever manager of this firm. Swas u-ltiI.i an ha Ws ',, cor'. xih ;,,c.
Chief spokesman and cook. and in ev- p n t.s wrote th
Ian l ;0 .,' ta'illqs ho te p 111 .1 ) It" 'hiz'-,"w
ery way performed his duties well., r > -Mr. u-v. That there
and the cooker was to all intents and ,isa:1, n in st ci: ,cia.'. ',r ,o, ,,:' 'a.r-. :Iwo A.\nias clubs, as
purposes a success. The fact that it f1 : from ,. h. r T i A!ias.s, diametrical-
does cook was demonstrated in a prac- tiions that ough not o cra',,... ly ,!itf,.r,' Ti. -Ir Ananias (the
tceal way and a great many are (uite and Iossil,lyii i n ,re er ,f t. vll- arachhs to the larger
enthusiastic over this recent inven- .' allows pel',' from ,rin to ,le-iclti, h iho i!d ,to Perr anl the
tion. Mr. Bridges. assisted by Mrs. ,i, hoarI by falso statnen-s Holy t(host about, roney received
Bridges. also treated their guests to n, othr s rarpt; ems for 'cui ia frionl ihe' sale of a pi.'ce of land. andr
chocolate and cake. 14! rf .so
chocolate and cake. ardons for the untdesrine. xas carri d 0o y the young men.
I respec!full- suggest, also. tha "The, orthr Ananias. 'messeng<'r of
DIVORCE BY THE CONSTITUTION the Times-lnion. the Tanma Trib'iu- "'eri'al tinTh.' is he whom the- ILord
and the Pensacola Journal combine enrt to Saul of Tarsus when he was
Seeking to have her marriage an- and engage a thoroughly competent smitten near Damascus, and told that
slled, a New York woman brings the nian at a good salary to stay in Tal- persecuting inner what he should do
constitution of the United States into lahassee all the tinie and send them nto be saved. I nivst think that it is
the divorce court. Her plea is that full and complete, simultaneous and the select club of the later Ananias to
@he is held in bondage contrary to ilntical reports of all that is itans- which you have been promote !.
the thirteenth amendment prohibition ii in the capitol. To suh a man "I you wish to knuw tully of t
ao slavery or involuntary servitude all th rcorls of all the boarls andl A\,a!i'as'e above allllI rT,) -yo
"except as a punishmeirt for crimee.! eart ments a a!',,ws o en. and will tind h' fa.s i n oll ann! ;.'ch
To this clever presentation of a ,i r ports. poI.erY !le! rd and r n. : l et book all',i r e Bi' -in
case an ingenious lawyer may disco\-, st l!r. "' !t' r,'l,! ru i,'h k n t1.., s ,'co:t! er!,a' !\ivi ion ht l, ro .f, call-
er an answer in the fourteenth an!enli- i,,terest, t ,ro ho ti t,. sa',,. They t, th Nw T..-.tan n. i:.t i- .
meat. which declares that no .-taTe ,.,i; ,r'\,' n' a,' ,ewspa. 'rs ;a',lii 'i call',! thI A.'s f h.
shall derivee alln- person of life%. lih- fm1 ki -r r iiin
erty or proper' without due pIlo-'k 'ss i,,, hil t i' I
of law." ... ,
In all siaies ;h al:' ia' ( ,4o"; tli t '., i ,, ,"
constitutes a due proces- s of lawi. 1 ,', i !k ... ;,, ,'... .s
is under this contract that the ;:ain- w i.h .. ,,,. h'. :, .,! a i
tiff in question has betn. '.as se i- lI ,a, st '1.--
cla is. deprived of her lile,:"y. :" s,,,! ,,, .,,, i '
argument froin t -. ie ativ, o s i ,. ,. ,.T ... \V,' ; :: Ti': -




A hitherto unpublished story about
Gon. Robert E. Lee is given in the
Manufacturer's Record of January 14,
in an article entitled "Rounding Out
of 'ht Nation's Life Through South-
ern riD-velopmennt." in the course of
which ii is said:
A" hbe close of the civil war sev-
eral young men who hadl served in the
southern army. so the Manufacturer's
Record has been told by one who 'as
in the party, called on Gen. Robert E.
Lee. In explanation of their visit
they said to him:
"'Your name has carried us into
many places where we did not want
to go. Now, we want to take your
name with us where we are going,
and we have come to ask for your au-
tograph on these photographs.'
"General Lee in reply, said:
"If my name has carried you, as
you say, into places where you did not
want to go, I want you to be careful
not to carry it into any place where I
would not want it to go. Where are
you going?"
"One said that he was bound for
Mexico. another that he was looking
to the far southwest, and the others
to distant sections, because they felt
that there was no opportunity for
them at home by reason of the de-
struction caused by the war"
"General Lee said to 'them:
'As soldiers you served y-our state
faithfully; you did your duty, you
risked your lives in the service of
your country: but your state needs
you today worse than it needed you
in war. It has hard problems to set-
tle. Its business interests have been
destroyed. and for these very reasons
it seems to me your state has a eight t
to ask you to stand by it in these
days of trial and to help to rebuild its
fortunes. Consider whether you do
not owe to your state, under these
con.litions, the same devotion to it,
the same self-sacrifice that you gave
to it at the call of war."
If it had been possible for this
thought of the great Confederate sol-
dieir to have been carried out, and if
the hundreds of thousands of young,
virile men who left this section with-
in a few years after the war, and the
two and a half million people who
have lefitr during the past forty
years. had been able to find at home
scope for their energy, employment
for their talents, whether of brain or
muscle, what a mighty difference
there would have been, not only in
the south, but in other sections. The
south would have gained the energy
of these people and the energy of the
chilldr-n born to them. while other
sect ions which have been enriched by
heir work would to that extent have
n1i.,: less relative ?progress than they
have mnade.
A W'ashinton il special says that a
prn'a('chr iIn New York(, whose name is
virhl:.h<'l !. ha 's writt,-n a letter to L.
W'h!i: Bis!;'-y. sc:',ltalry of the speak-
'*r. 'ff. -rii. 1 Mr B:tshi', y consolation




At 9 O'clock A. M,

You all know what this means to you.

It means

DOLLARS and CENTS for all those who take advantage

of this great money-saving opportunity.

This is our Eighth Semi-Annual Reduc-

tion Sale,

These Sales are not put

reduce our stock.

on for profit, but simply to


in some instances less than cost, in order to rid our store of

same, rather than to carry them over for another season.


need the money to buy new goods for the coming Spring

and Summer.

Don't be misled by Fake Sales running under fictitious

names, whose sole purpose is to defraud you.

Mrs. Jack Rentz of Levon, and her
threr. Mrs. Davis, of Atlanta, were
viltmr to Ocala Friday afternoon,
bavifg come in to attend Mrs. Hall's

The handsome stone fence that Mr.
W. P. Edwards has recently erected
seemd his home oa Summerfield av-
eaM adds greatly to the attractions
C this handsome place.
Mr. L. M. Howell of Anthony. one
Sf the best known citizens of the coun-
ty, being in the mill, trucking and oth-
S e businesses, was transacting busi-
S esM at the county seat Wednesday.
Capt. Chandler Yonge. who is In
charge of construction at the French
phosphate mines at Anthony, was in
Oeala Friday. This company is now
pitting in e machinery, and expects
to mine olH a large scale.
Miss Pansy Souter has organized
a splendid music class at Citra. and
Fea up there once every week to
S gve her pupils lessons, and she is
meting with much success. She
started her class there about two
weeks ago.
Mr. F. W. Higgins of Newberry, S.
C, who has been a guest at the Ocala
House for several days. promises to
give his impressions of our actualities
md what he conceives to be our pos-
ahflities through the columns of the
Oeala Banner. He has fallen very
-h in love with our town. county.
eMaste and people" and we know that
his article will be read with interest.

After they

We are here to stay.

given in Ocala.

with others.






In next week's papers, in which some of our prices will be


Again we tell you to beware of how you spend your


Remember the Day and Date it begins







I Yours for Real Values,


P. M. Townend, the wel

It pays us to sell goods at cost and

Our's is the only legitimate sale that is going to be

All we ask is that you compare our values




Wait and hold what money you have for this Sale.


I -


have your money they are gone.





Miss Jefferson Bell says in the Pen-
sacola Journal that the strongest dis- A private
D approval of the Florida pension law been Installe
has been voiced by the veterans and the plan
themselves. "They question the jus- ed for elect
S m I tice of a law," she says, "that places heating devi
Mam '*a a man who endured the hardships of A shiny n
_I Four years of battle and carnage, and lator was b
saa n m" limped home at its close, leaving a leg porch and pl
amc wsis =li*ap or- an arm on some blood-soaked bat- connected to
SIf Tm&S BA tlefield, upon the same basis with tures. When
Some guards who never left home, or gro "Mlamm:
S -- --ith the man who, according to his and inspect
LORIDA ORANGE TUATION own statement, served his country woman's pip
LORIDA ORANGE SITUATION eight years during the war as clerk smoke' she
S ust as well to recognize theof the circuit court and b-longei to vice. but no
Sjust as wll to recognize thea company of honm guards that never serious power
kgdiental principles in solving this went into service." Most of the criti- rent was tur
gat problem as in solving any other. !cism of the law worth considering has later the agt
hat destructive competition is ruin- been based on opposition to the idea quickly und\
Jhat destructive competition is ruin-i
Sin any industry has been clear of taxing the tax payers to pay pen- "Fo' de L
sons to many who never saw active steam coming
1y demonstrated in the case of the service and to actual veterans who when the p
gtton growers before and since co- havo acquire-d a competence since the "Dat dish an
erative marketing began, andi b,1 i\vil war. and do not need the money, way widout
Ie steel manufacturers. by the ol .If all the money raised by the four- It was sei
e'mill l v were paid only to actual vet- alarms were
#ners, by the tobacco growers, by erans who need the money in their was convince
he wheat and corn growers, and last- o!i age to procure them comfort, none not the wor
ly by the California fruit growers. I but a chronic growler would object to was handed
em produce from this season's busi- the levy." matic coffee
-ma already scores of contracts of Miss Bell says that during the pe- and sugar. s
ale at splendid prices, and yet those riod of eighteen months under the pure electricc
game markets have been literally present law. about 4200 claims have And then
butchered by certain brokers in Flor-, hben filed. doubling the roll. "and the where "Man
I& oranges, before the goods could end is not yet." Miss Bell is connect- was looking.
be delivered. In this particular, re- ed with the pension deparrnent of th- electric iron.
member the broker gets his fee on all state comptroller's office, and speaks "Go ahead.
fruit he moves and that the cheaper from knowledge.-Jacksonville Times- "Br mah
be moves it, the more he moves and Union. sweretd.
the more money he makes. Promis- "Yes it i>.
aos cnritglninw has also done much PENSION APPROPRIATION. Jullie tri, l
to glut market ana cut prices, --- ish, to fin.
Otthe two systems, brokerage and Committee Agreed on $161.018.000 for hot. A few
commission, it has now been fully Annual Pension Bill. nistres. cal
demonstrated that the brokerage plan A WVashington special says hai an j " Mi'slu
is the worse in principle and in lrac- appropriatin of $161.,,1 .,.h r f:r I'tn- :;- i run lis
sions wvas a'zr,'ve' on Thurs.iay by th. miniaht zit c.
The broker profits most by selling committee on appropriation- in th, Th eon,'
low while the commission man prof- Ilrafting of thi annual! rpnsion nappo- -irric plan
its most by selling high. The broker Ip:ation hill. This animouint is ov- r h, !.t e
is a bear on the market. as has lbeen $".-.t.- han tb>, apr ,-1:.. ,,-. :;,i s
Ti a n la s t y ,-a ,', w h ic h w a s $ 1 ': ' h e" r o th e
demonstrated ever since th0' .Ule il la- whi-
meeting of the bear. in Plant City. '* t hes tn fli i
.--hl v. n Thar tha r while the commission mani is a 1,ull
on the market. s ('enc' its beginning $'-'.',9 i- .!urin. th-.
on the market.
"All people learn to do by doingg." l-'*sions :h l:': -
and he who does. a thing is entitled T

to the proflth: consequently the grow-
ers must solve this question by tlhem-l
selves and for themselves if they: v ish
to get 'the full measure of benefit t!'ha
will ome from ultimate success.
The measure of success anl l ,:eofit
In any line of endeavor should be.
and is in proportion to tith aniou;it of
talent and persisting ot ort rial'ly
applied to that line. consequently lthe
growers must now get very busy not "
only in organizing along clearly d,'-
fined lines, but must undoltoo a large'
extent the bad work of the pa7: t",r:

a provision that thef eihezn-en I onsio ;(
;a:' icir s h:-roulhl in'! tIho' co:n;i'rv 1e'
r-'ltuced 'o ono' 10o )!' locate,,'! in Wash-
:n. to'L Congress has \it e fail .I 1. i
-" FIRE t, P srOh :'. p rO. SAFES


Tho st) 111-Itciv
-i,* o m' i Afa( iw 'rs tor te'loss a
.jin iI 'Ih

years. i 'ction. :'.l pro '('ion o'!yIx. I ;his
I believe e, ,ry ilit and hir' r aweas e!s 1utrrch:ase-:f w ere aoill ri ~r I
admit that the a\era te box of Flor- i Fuliiah t-ez.
ida citrus frui's i packed poorr,
handled in every respect poorer an'l TO RETURN TO KEY WEST
marketed poorer than before the
freeze of '95. T.-'n it won the :,ulmiir- A.ccltii, to run:or. tlon. .-f -rs
nation of all the world an.' now it licts Brown'. who can' O .tlackso'vill'
Sa low as the lowe.-' and "'none' o t(., ,.neae in t"-'' pratcti('1 of law after
poor as to ,io it re-verence. 1' unibrnatorial calpair, will
In my future articles I shall :t, i of -ho:r!y re' :rn wi:h his family to their
the remedies now clearly in sight and olhi homn' at Key \Vest. whore, Colonel
the measure of success altaint'-, by Brovne has extensive intelestrs T'e
those who have intelligently c.-oper- ,' '"'p-", of the ,listir.guisli,' Fioril-
ated during the last eighteen n.on:hs. i an will ho. rgeatl regrelt., in pro-
iah V'rn. in For' Myers P-.s. f.siota;l. social anid other circle, ..--
h V n it y- !tlackson>\ille M,,tropoli-s.

The "'youngest old man" in Floi, i la
attended the inaugural of t;o\ '-nor! t ank t sternly n
Gilchrist. 1Ju1 ', P. \ White of ( i la : e" :i :1 a oll
Iy. The next rthday of this genttl e-:1 i t' .:I 1I', fhe wi
w ill be his ninetieth, and het. i op e
X\Wwtel ,' art 1not goinI, io say too
aa hale. hearty and vigorous as a :1na a!:hto
a f(fty. He informed a reporter of much. ) I'c tim e:otuh
for a wholh lot of uts to :t vtbry hatlly
be True Democrat that he also wit- fo a j t kso vill. Ftor'l an l
cmcd the inauguration of the first foo
wvernor of the state. He was then THE LOWEST TERMS.
a young man, a member of the Quin-
Cy guards. The judge has manlY m r flannel
tends in Tallahassee who were shirts. guaranteed neither to shrx.k
lifhted to see him. He is advance. e, hit uctess. He remin .i
usual liitnor fade. says success. He rentni-
it years far beyond the usual limit he clerk forcibly of tha' iguara!' -
St wears his age lightly, and like th so week later. "Have you
gvat lawyer of ol. of hm it mmh any such difficulty with them?' 'h.
be said. "his sight is not dinined clk asked.
Selther is his natural force abatei. ..*o.- replied ,he customer. 'nl>
The judge is still keenly alive to the tlh ot thr moning when I was Ir.s:-
welfare and advancement of the state'. 1m if' sail to e. 'J.ohn,. wi
of whose history and public affairs i ou :et tha' piilk coral n-eck-
there is not a better posted man in la(.'."
Florida today. MaY he be with us
woen Governor. ilchrist's succes-or ;, A HIGHER HEALTH LEVEL
uwhenGovernolaha.e True 1 have reached a higher health
augurated.-Tallahasse'l since I Ibegan u -ing Dr. King's
ocrat. INe.w Life Pills." -writs Jlacob String-
nvj "Thov-


Hon. "'J I S'" l.xandtiel. of F-!,r
4A . -,-(' .ral. >ai' hi office "* i-if

e'' O 's Franktltini. uair I :WN
kl'niy- stomacl(h. liver aul I cowol
jut right." If the
,IittPO~l y ttotn 1 nhl. rnemI'-' xxVill ho
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electric plant had just fKp 1
d in the sunny southland UA
station buildings were wir-
saEvery House Keper
ic lights and for electricEo
iickel-plated coffee perco-
ought out on the front Is racking her| brain to think of something appetizing andl easy to
aced on a small table and
Sone of the lighting fix- serve. The'following suggestions may be of value:
Small was ready the old ne-
y" was invited to come
the new device. The old LOBS ERS nd
t was filled and as she
was shown the new de- Both ready for the appetizing dish of salad. No trouble, merely add the
rsorlanat-ion of s yth r- dressing and it's not necessary to make the mayonaise at home. The more
rned on. A few minutes critical you are the better pleased you will be with our salad dressing.
e1I negress began to look
1r and around the table.
,awd. honey,. whar dat OLIVES
' fum?" she exclaimed
ercolator began to hoil. aWe have the largest and handsomest Olives picked. Each one is perfect
n voodoo sho' ter bile dat
no fiah.'" s both in looks and flavor; also smaller and cheaper ones, and a full line of Stuffed
veral minutes before her Manzanillas.
straightened out and she ______
ed that the boiling was
-k of spirits. When she
a cup of steaming, aro-
she refused both milk CA K S "Fit for Ki
saying: "Ah jes wants de r ng
coffee." CURRANT CAKES One o the many tasteful
they went to the laundry One pound flour, one-fourth pound One e mny tas
imv's" ,laughter. Julie, currants. one-fourth pound granulated arrangement O
Soulfully at the newJt McMenamin & Co.'s
.loubtftlly at the newa sugar. one-half teaspoonful bicarbon- M Me m n O.
s. ate of soda. and one teaspoonful Crab Meats for the table
Julie." said the mistress.n cream of tartar, one ounce cantlied* l
i'on ain't hot." she an- peel, one-half pound butter, throw CRAB TOAST
S i eggs. a pinch of salt. Put into a chafing dish a teaspoon-
,lie: try itr and Sift he tour, and th- so a and ful of butter: when melted. addl a can
th. iron and was aston- cream of tartar, also the salt. C'renl amn's Devile Cb
I that it was sizzling g the butter and sugar in a basin: when Deviled Crab Meat, a
minutes later when the well jaT ll ad th e (le t teaspoonful of chopped celery, half a
.ld Julio. she answered: tinim. M ix horoughly: and. lastly. teaspoonful of flour, a gill of cream.
rh in't time Afeard has work in th.- fruit-' i-T h epl to ',, ('vii salt and cayenne to taste. Stir and
her i ; I' e in n. l. Ift loun, o 'iff. ad!,l a lil. :,ilk.
mlic vaI-s of this private ake. in I .:, ,t*-,,.rd, Cl, tin. vaorated: then place on thin slices
i' ",'- manifold. It kops sr ar, fI'l i : il ,,,' h'oi f ., of toast, sprinkle a very little sih rry
,iri:: the hot summer t t :: over each portion an. serve.
,ii;l:,- a nice source' of
.ii 1p at;. ir. TK'i. heating ,Iovice
;ih ;; of the hot stove K i JI
at-- a 'ther for cooking
.'.! mer m alls or for
.'t:,i I.reshmeent s. The 0 L
r n-'> d0 .t an tlhe old
il la i;; -- a' e bh,.n .liscon-
:h,'r ,)!noxious Zgroas CLARK BROS., Props

TRAFFIC RULES On The Corner. = Ocala, Florida.

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i '' : : i 'All Th,. wortl.. a'- ias al the suar-
\worl i (I. 'tlii sid if h;i, is t)lz-
S ; v :i 1 voice or handl.
zl,' na:: as--- as i . lite f l, in t ',li-
i "::O l.i' i 1. i nl w a rn 7l m a d s -, ,
:i1.. ^. ',' ''-" I( ,';r\-r'e-sun i1 not s -. I T it Iti a; at work
,n v cke a zl' thal wiil N nlv t'hn Nith
',:- h, 'nidl a:r -riht angles life iIse. f Hte ha as it mayv. 'ls.
,, t. anli yoanII '* : a I n i-
1111W alt ,,. ich
| ri,' '.r iin i .' six o._n v.ars nilne are i l o * m 'a s ih
Sar'e hii 'r,,.is of (,irini- .-'tp ',!
ts .h ,,fr.,i* fron all ail- is tly
i 1 : of drawing ladls Ilut on -sh"apin i t t) ol tinlh'sh'! pie-
Si s n' to I:.-r ture. The world-obl prrl",, 'te of ;aal :-
| Ii', ,' n, of horse's a Is il a sl(li'', obj'ct J-i : a r u) ld h !o I n
r i boamiy and! svymniery is plainly :ia.i
i Poli-. fire l part:n .t. emergencyy again ail again; T,,m ;r',rh of the :"ost
i 'ai:- ',a\ ,ona t I i',.'! s it.a es niail vx -'rf 'ct mar' hi's b int font:! ill opio-
!hicl.. a:,i amto'lancts shall have s% t*-s is proV'enl and! that thl player
S'!o's c ,.-x x t 'iPms,. r ist+s r':s satisfaction which cotmfles
O r' i rs f"o ;> o 'ic- m n n1 0t lbe 1 t)- 't -o,'.! t a tt a in l 'n it a ft- r la-
ioh' ve'!. r aar l!''ss of traffic regula- t or I'c' Sr"lil-' ci the o)'t'Iv\tilons T.c b
)hols.-__B)oston (l lob ,iia'' tifroL1 P1i' t nl'' pizzi'-.s. Tl.-v art'
I '1 ),-' t.-StS of )ati (it'nce.

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ai cas" c rt' ''- up frtom i)i'-,' i'-!:
Fl-or la supreme court ha-. ic-l'i

that municipalities have a legal right
to lprescrile anlt enforce' early ciosin
of saloons or anty olher; blusinets-. I!'s
regulation -he people want and xvll
be satisfied with.-Lake City Inei-x


ma-xi a
-'a :-o~ flo~~ aloe'wxay (01

pe i-h aps,

-i a.T-hrift with tin,,. but no one
(:n i .ay the, joy which comes from
i piuizzI, which brings with it no oh-
!'ic;i ;:. Ino necessity of 4,ol .:ion. an'l
no :'o iish. futile' "if's," ain "mi-zht-
a;.'-;...n's'" which conm with th., ,in-
,p.,iia puzzle of thi, cays.--M. D) in
.At lriTra .Joutrna!.

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ipuzzleo craze ;hat has s, c'ap-

INJURY -:\ ''.il nia!;y section of our coniitry
"'!sL i j ;t rea;Wched Ocala an-! aI'r:iy
Mr. John T. Dismiukets. presiten, of l f f t ahl p np h are
,he First National Bank. is conemlfi nl ,' i hour- a a ime piecil1 j
to his bed w-itht two broken rilis. the . z...-. ani it is provitn to 'e a
result of a painful accident! t which l' '-,, anuse':
sustained last e\etling while return-n ____
ing from a hunting rilp. H' sp T' STOMACH TROUBLE CUREO
diay h n,'i nT in ithe northern i- pam t ( Tif y,. -h '. any trou;i 'c, x.-i 1: your
the cot v. a:i as hurry inI : ot' tonilach yo: s1'Cul,! ' .. Chamber-
carch t' he, tain a' )urin. rii ig in lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets. Mr.
S.I P Klot of Edina. Mo.. says: "I
a w n io e staton. As a- have uisedl a c'reat many different lmel-
'e!;e aliglt m the W n icines -for stomach troubhl'. but fintn
is-, 'h s''i the "iar-t;' s anli Ch;.m')-elain's Stomach an'l Liv er
,- .,' f ., w. :. Tatl ts :or., b eneficia! tha, any otr -
H r' c ca:, ,i r ': 'ly I ever us. '!." -For sale by
It 1 --. t-i 1 aH -tax v'-l! ,; ru is^. m
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McMillan Bros.

Southern Copper Works

Manuta,cturers of Turpentine Suilis

and General Metal Workers.

Old Stilis taken in exchange for new ones. Patching
through the country a specialty. Orders by mail or
wire will receive prompt attention at either -f the
following works -










Standard Makes of Plumbing Goods, Gas Engines, Pumps, Irrigating Plants
Acetylene Gas Plants Sold and Installed Complete. Estimates promptly sub
emitted on any Work in our line.

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SWe Sell Only to Dealers

SPrompt Attention to Grders

Sole Agents for Ballard's Obelisk Flour, Tetley's Teas, Potapsco Flour





Said to be a Great Improvement Over
Present Methods-A Plant
Proposed for Anth-ory

grow-r, of 'th- I;ana; .- c.':r :, ::
proposition ir ::. fr --
ftrgeraTor'car= b)-: :-,' !.. ;-,
Initial shipping ;oir;- A-i h *h. ': '
dea of fruit anil vfeg-tabl.-* fo: ;h-
markets of the north anld a-t ha.- oc-.
cupied the time of John D. Cunninz-
ha of Cincinnati the past w-ek. Mr.
Cnfangaham is president of the Amn-r
fan Fruit Union and manufactures
apparatus for the precooling of re-t
ftgerator cars.
He was among the prominent visit-
er In Tampa yesterday, leaving last
~lht for Lawtey. where he will inter-
at growers of that section and ilter
ourneying to Gainesville and Antho-
my an the same mission.
His desire is to centralize cars at
smie certain point or points in the
tuit and vegetable belts and at these
pol~ts locate his apparatus for the
cooltg of the cars. This is as mas-
dre as an ordinary freight car and
cosists of a stationary engine and
calls of pipe, surrounded by salt and
ee. Through these tubes air is
pumped into the refrigerator cart un-
til the temperature has been reduced
to forty degrees, the degree which has
been found best for the safe preserva-
tion of fruit or vegetables in "-an-
The advantage of this pr-cooling
mechanism Mr. Cunningham declares
is one of between twelve and eigh-
teen hours over ice, since ice placed
In the cars at the initial shipping
point does not reduce the temperature
to the desired forty degrees before i
the lapse of twelve or eighteen hours
and until the shipment is well on it".
way to New York or other destination.
In the Manatee section he found dif-
Smalty in the matter of centralization
of cars because of ';he numerous
switches from the railroads travers-
lag that section. and it is proiabl.-
that no precooling plant will be locat-
ed in that section until similar plants
have been completed in other section
which have Gainesville. Anthony and
lawtey as their centers and distrib-
uting points. Mr. Cunningham looks
with favor on Manatee as the town
for one of his precooling plants should
be be able to enlist sufficient interest


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a:nl rr a'*- er--a:.r for".'...---th- r-
is no,'.- in 'hii- ,roai lan-! or any
rothr -lanr. wh.-re- 'he a':era:ge: n'an is
so comfortale or --o ao -lsuril of com-
forts. For th-se we have abundant
reason for gra'itude-the pessimist
who desires to keep his faith should
steer clear of Florida or leave his
reason when he comes among us.
Our people now understand that
our salvation rests with ourselves. If
we pay more taxes than we should we
are responsible. because we have

a 1:"7-s.
Lf ri
Tr-, n..- h

a at.:4 racY u n-
1-rai. Tb- ;,trlimint -nwas si gned by

'h-: boiarl th -iay ar'er Governor Gil-

christs inauguration, and bears the
number. lt';.l-9.
The rran-fer of property affects
Dale county only. being a part of the
thir'y-ninth and fortieth ranges, al-
most west of Miami. The land convey-
ed includes all of sections 13, 14, 15,
east half of 26. all of 21, east half of 23
all of 24 and 25, east half of 26, all of

ct Tit- i. 1'h-- ~ ;: ba fa!o-

riv.r- wh-ere rans; orarian facil'ries
are offered,. So far h, has htoen un-
able to secure a rracr to sui; him.
Several tracts that answe-red all re-
quirements contain several thousands
acres and the owners wou!d not sell
a portion of the size he wants. Mr.
Herrick desires first to bring 40 or
50 families. He wants a part of the
land cleared so he can establish an

chosen the men b whom our govern- east h o 29. ea hal of 3 all experimental farm to teach the farm-
ment is directed, and the man who o eat hal of all of 36 in ton-ers the art of farming in Florida. As
kicks himself has little ill-will to dark- sn.p 53south, range 39, east: all of soon as his colony is established on
en his mind during the performance section 1 and 2. east half of 3 and 1, a firm footing he intends to greatly
We have kicked ourselves many times in township 54 south, range 39, east.
Also the south half of the south-- "
on finding out that we have been
ia ok. s raz chestnuts outeast quarter and south half of the
siulrthwest half of section 29. and all
of the ashes for others. but we zrin
or se-c:ion 2,. in township 53. south.
at the pain and remark forcibly thar J. K. CHRISTIAN
,rane,- 4,, .-asr. andl all of sections 4 J ISIA
we are wiser than we wero--expri-
Sani .3. N. 9 and 17. in township 54,
ence is always valuable and we have
, -arnel Toste 11lar of one, a q"outh. range 41,. east. in all about 13,-
l.arnl.l to s,,eel clar of ,ono more ad!-
r *: acr-s.
viser. I
The lanti in range 4,. east. was sold
In national politics we have only.
on re of at $3 an acre and that in 39. east, at
one r -uue-st to make of rhe re'ubli-
can aln:inis n n $ per acre. The dleiil saves and re-
can a ln:inistration und r whic: wnai m
serves the right unto the trustees, as T e
are about to live. anild ;ha' is -o -im-
are bo to l. anusiial in s-uch deeds, to any time enter
pit- and easy that we hope, Mr. Taft
.,upon rhese lands aind construct ca-
will listen while we voice i'. We askna, s
nals. cuts, sluieivays. ,likes, etc., for
for no alppoinrments lIut we fraaining cr reclaiming any of the
that thI officials set- up almonl ais b, h anl o
l ia In s gran'oi!. by an ac; of congress
such as we can transac li;usin. ss pteniha.r 2, 1 ,.
:, of St ptnmh -r 20 1131.1
with. No.oly is helped wh,.n we are I
S A mortgage deled was filed in con-
forced to do business with our- own nctrion with the trustees' deed, in the eau
government at the cost of decent s-lf- o le in install
rs'ct-e lo insist tha a r 1di-inof vale in install- H eadquar
r n m.n':- as follows: $S,,011,. payable April
can president should give us the ame i ,, $ i : o
.0-. 1 ,i'i) o1 .1> i 1.v 1,: $5400 October
coilsi-ieraion h-' w-oiil.l -.\end TO a
copsilerac.ion he 'iwo1 exend to a th, final nty-mnt one year
tor',igni gov-rnTmliin which is :accordi--
ftroni 'h *a',. ,f h ,**!. January 5.
t.1 'h-e rizht to hav- a Iilan notr p,-r- Janua
sonnlly objectionahl. Th Taft ,.
ison, T is .a-:, .!. 'hih ini'ormarion coming
c1lu;2ib can form th- riisilx- z as fa-' aQ
1"'- can form rth, ts,4lsm as fa- a. 'fo, g j aut hor-i,. that within the W while Maki
hey like-the lears- may nam a'he t ,x' three or four months. five dredg-
appointees for all w care. u no s will be at work in the Everglades,
man objectionable on ood, grounds including the two now at Fort Lauder- are keeping ou
should repres*-rt the government any- a c i out
dale. and the one :o arrive soon from
where in the land. Will Mr. Taft in- Tampa o commnce operations in the
sist that the names of good men beIMiami river da

.. ;. : This cla of
,- .-.; :< *a' rhe h iness cr:..
Si/.t 'i,, h r- r h:av- e'n work;, -r
i;n.I .a! for. andl now that
S-ha'. nr: hr:,r, at our doors it is folly
:to ignore rheni.-St. Augustine Rec-


Messrs. A. M. Bobbitt and John Sei-
ler have purchased the commissary of
the McDowell Crate and Lumber Com-
pany at Oak, and the firm is known
as Bobbitt & Seller. They carry a
large stock of general merchandise.
and both being popular and well
known young men. will no doubt make
a big success of their new venture.



,,-.o;n i!'.. F :. n. I -Prepar-
'Int- a in :r;:. !i:. I '- for the
,. 'i, T 1; ,.-, :' ,-* ; Exhbll
Si,; i.* ):* 'P 'vi~l bh the..
irI- ...' t,.f exhibitok s
inn h 't-. Af I- n. Jacksao
\:!1e rth ..xhihirticl w !il nalo'." to TaI .
l a an hb-n to Pni=ncri:,a. There wir
ai.o ho. on-':lay institu.i in several
of the larger Towns. The commtitha
also ask that citizens in every c*'
Smunity rthoulhout Floridla take put '
in the "Ninety Day Campaign" b
holding at least one meeting in e*-v'
of the cities and towns. The first e
hibition will open in Jacksonrvlb
about January 21st.

Between Foraker and Tillman Io
Roosevelt doubtless has a keen a
preciation of the disadvantages of l
well advertised location between (tk
upper and nether millstones. Ift
is any question as to which of
two is the upper and which the
er, we leave its discussion .to
partisans of the two gentlemF-,i:
Tampa Times.


Pot Grocery

Ocala, Fla.

termss for Fancy and Staple

groceriess and Feed

ig a Specialty of Fine Groceries,

r stock of Staples up to a high stan-

rd and the prices are right

in his project upon the part of the submitted to him by his referees?
growers. The sections tributary to The new Florida is a development
Gainesville, Anthony and of the old one-not different except
have the advantage of having cars as we have grown. Her people have
centralized at those points, all the made Florida, for immigration has
shippers of these respective belts not transformed her as it has done
shipping to these places. in Massachusetts and some states of
Speaking of the cost of installing the west. The south is intensely
the stationary engines and maintain- American-wherefore, it is conserva-
ang them. Mr. Cunningham declared tive. and may seem to be slow. But
this would be considerable, but would what we gain we keep and what we
be less to him and his concern than mak e we us--these are no: ha.l trails
to others who might enter the fPold. in a peot!l'. We have sone: good
Inasmuch as he manufacture- these friends I-y a.,opTion-a health ro hem
engines and plants. With th'- pr,- an.! inc-easing prosperity: tli'y can-
c1tk;es and plants. Withihh, pr--
cooling plants in oplwration char.'s of In1e I rO'p.r without hel]ine s and
twenty dollars a a eaar would ra.o 't: know tolat as w1 as w' lo. We
for all cars that anre coole.!I. Mr. ('- i.ave killed tIh old h!alaar IhT
ningham expects to r.,turn from An- 'h"' :" ::*" ito i a-oa.- '.-t f(,rrv,'-r-
thony. Gain-.ville and Lawtvy ,'\- Yt!'ow iack is nJct v. n a Jk, pw
week.--S.inlay's Tampa Trilurn, b'a;; J.-- ha-t \V h'v !- *' any
jBAKING:ic's b hin,! ; "ha p-rova, a
BAKING BY ELECTRICITY r,\, o ,rr f, r a:: .
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One of the most gorgeous events of
the year will be the wedding of Lady
Violet Elliot and Lordt Charles Fitz-
maurice. I; is fixed for January, and'
is to take place in India. by order of
King Edward.
The bridt-elect is the younge'-t of
the three beautiful daughterss of the
Earl of 3Iinto. who rece.nly was gov-
I'rnor a*n-''ral of Canadia. and- now is
viceroy of Intia. The hrieigroo! i s
the second son '0f the Marquis of
I ;;nsidown i 'h.- h'ir pi 'es![ltti -! ;. of
hii:s !.rc ,Irp' 'hl- E-a: ,rl of iK.-r.r who
':- i.o ,h i i:- n a: h .'-;: h n;arri-.i n'Lir

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Have You Tried Our Celebrated


Canned Fruits and Vegetables


Granulated Milk, Beef Meal,.

Meat Meal, Mica Grits,

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