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
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Place of Publication:
Ocala Marion County Fla
The Banner Pub. Co.
Creation Date:
March 12, 1909
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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>]


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Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
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United States -- Florida -- Marion -- Ocala
29.187778 x -82.130556 ( Place of Publication )


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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Mr ('laVwo of the Lakeside Hotel.
Ifmth Lake Weir. was an Ocala %isit-
or remter4y.

Je4te egek Is back home from a
trt to Tvrss, where he has been
beMi-m a term of coert.

Mr. Jam A. BLdger, one of
ria t tf the "oM guard."
a-m ow Tueday visitors.


Dr. K- D. US uak of Dde City, a
Ifmraw ertivsi of our county, was here
as a hist snday.

The Reading Club will meet with
Lmbe (Gamsbyi this afternoon al her
tiw ro Kin King avenip

Ir and Mip, lohn H. ~!a;fta.' of
o Shal41 t 5!'y* til 0m 'i'-I w e-atIhe'guests

The net-i vs, ita. roA at Sii a'
Ip4&rlvo,&s.laa,o? tia'rfalaia ---4k a e, 11)
uHboruff Towkal1o. -H. -11 eoetcl.

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hip. ;-.,to Jlajk I i Mu'o f'

O61.- % jack I I ueo1len tlhure i-e 1a
"41"w 11n)4'

V a I wiei oorot 4, w a-Iote of the' Stan-
-lard 1.11, iorks at l Kanoirick. was
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Mr Ad Mir I *oartd of .Michigan
ha nari~'.l i11o ()la. Mlr. IAlonard
hap a Iguw.lin with Mr. R. ('. Camp at
Iftn-lIkmn They have rooms with
Mre II1 Blaine.

Mrm ; H Harrison. accompanied
b k-hr mother and little son, left here
gr (;rta. Ga. yesterday over the
&moaard. where they will spend sev-
rClJ wrs.

Mr Wllbur Cous has accepted a
poitaie at the Guarantee Clothing &
tg riimpa Y' store In the Ocala
on elm blrk. He ges about his work
l g in oW taw, and will no doubt
Im ito aa &,1Hmris!isg sales-
was a s time.

M mrs R. Tonge, J. G. Fergu-
m- se a W. Clyatt are off attend-
m the graid lodge of the Knights of
ibheI rat Miami. Mr. G. I. Martin
iers vruted from going on account
of a broke collar bone.

Mr ad Mrs. Peter M. Iaclntosh,
Mrv i ate tbird'ward. are rejoi-
ie t the birth of a handsome
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A very splendid and representative
meeting was held in the office of Sher-
iff Galloway last night to discuss and
boost the Marion County Fair move-
Our last fair was such a complete
success and gave such nuiversal sat-
isfaction, and so much good was ac-
complished by it that our people gen-
erally are enthusiastic, and it is Lard
Ito find anyone in the town or county
Swho is not a fair booster.
Wednesday. Thursday and Friday,
November 24th, 25th and 26th vere
the days fixed for the holding of the
fair. As Thursday, November 25th,
is Thanksgiving Day it will give all
the school children an opportunity of
Seeing thf fair. as i't will be a general
It was also decided that sufficient
funds for erecting buildings and other
betterhients be raised by selling stock
of the association, and that no stock
be sold for less than par. It is be-
lievled tht the association will soon
be able to ldeiare a dividend, and

Mr. Edwin W. Davis, state's attor- I that the stock will De as good as a
ney for the fifth judicial circuit, is Igovernment bond.
back from Tavares, where he has been it was also determined to print and
assisting in the holding of the spring distribute the premium lists as early
term of the circuit court, jas possible.
It was also moved that the directors

Vernal spring has at last arrived--
but indeed with only an interruption
of a few days we have been having
spring weather"all winter. Certainly
the weather man has been more than
partial to us.

Mr. Carlos Sistrunk. Ocala's rising
young barrister, is back from Jackson-
ville. where he has been engaged in
some important cases. He says that
Jacksonville is growing in leaps and

The rorn contest is going to enlarge
to hig proportions. We saw a farmer
y. s,'er. ay and he said that the farm-
ers in his neighborhood were taking
t1.l1 of the proposition in good shape
?:,1oi said that it would require a separ-
ar building to hold 'the corn exhibit
;- the county fair next fall. Dr. Boo-

- struck the bull's eye when he hit
'!pen the prizes that he is offering.

SMrs. Richard McConalhy gave a de-
lightful little party Saturday after-

noon for her little niece. Miss Eliza-
beth Smith. of Kentucky. Each little
gue:st showered the hostess with their
good wish 's and declared that they
had had a good time. They enjoyed
the afternoon pulling and eating can-

Mrs. Julia S. Haisley left yesteilay
.t, rnoon for Gainesville. and will go
froia tha; city in company with her
niece. .Mrs. Lynch to Miami, the
' "I;ic ( ity." where the Dade comin y
fair is now being; elhl. anl the
i::!:h's (of Pythias are holding their
n: i ii Isession. It i.- Mrs. Haisley's
.rt visit down the east coast, and she
i, anticipating an interesting trip.

Mr. Coleman, the indefatigable
minister of the Christian church in
this city. continues to hold his tab-
ernacle meetings and his hands should
be held up. Ir patience, persisten-
cy and perseverance wins success it
certainly ought to be his. The tent is
large, it is well lighted, and durin':
this pleasant weather is most comitor-
table and should he crowded. Go on:
and hear him present the great story
as he sees it.

Capt. John L. Inglis left at ioon
yesterday for Jacksonville. He has
been on a fishing expedition at Fort
Myers, Charlotte Harbor. Boca
Grande, and other places along the
gulf. He says that Florida has aF
good fishing as any spot in the woi !d.
While at Fort Myers it was his good
fortune to meet Mr. Edison. the gleat-
est inventor of the ages. He is still
in the enjoyment of good health, and
continues to make nature reveal her

Mrs. L. D. S. Curry, who was sick
for so long a time, is dead, and was
buried from her residence in Jack-
sonville last Sunday afternoon. She
was a sister of Mrs. Henry W. Long
of Martel, and was a woman of un-
common worth and her death is uni-
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employ a secretary, and the name of
Mr. David S. Williams was suggested,
as he had made such an excellent
record last year.
Mr. Chambliss said that he would
bring before the directors a list of
prizes to be offered for the best acre
of corn and cotton grown in the coun-
:y, rules governing which woull be
It was determined that it should be
strictly a Marion County Fair, but
thai outside counties and outsiders
generally would be invited to make
exhibits, but would not be allowed to
compete for any of 'tie premiums.
The meeting was enth-usiastic and
optimistic from start to finish, and it
may be set down as a fact that Marion
will have a fair next November that
will be a revelation and a gratification
to every citizen of the county.


Some days ago a number of negro
children found hid away in a clump of
palmetto bushes nearly all of the
goods that were stolen from the
Globe store, :;ie robbery being noted
in these columns at the time. The of-
ficers of the law requested that no
publicity be given to the recovery of
the goods. as it was not positively
certain that the real thieves had been
caughtt, although they were appre-
honded at the time. Deputy Hutson
went down to Juliette Saturday, but
nllidel no IInw discoveries. It is Lnow
h!olive'd that Huck Mliddleton an.!
Haerdie Williams, whom they caught
a'; Citra. are the parties needed.
Nearly all of the goods were recover-
d(1. It was a very fortunate fin-d in-
deed. and Mr. Goldman is a very hap-
py man.

Two evangelists, "Israelites of the
House of David." have been preaching
on our streets for the past several
days. The headquarters of this de-
: "r'ir t;n i at Benton Harbor,
'::ch. The faith requires them to live
:he simple life of apostolic times.
TLeyI have six hundred and forty
acres of land. are said to be good, in-
lustrious farmers and hold every-
thing in common. The male members
of :he flock wear long hair and flow-
ing beards, the same as the prophets
and Christ and the apostles. The mis-
sionaries of this order are belting the
globe and are gathering in recruits in
great numbers. They own nice homes
in Benton Harbor, have a brass band,
automobiles and many of the up-to-
date comforts of life. The two mis-
sionaries of the order visiting Ocala
are intelligent men and their :ong,
flowing locks make them look quite
conspicuous. Their names are Wes-
ley Schneider and Francis Wort.

Mr. William Harmon of Onaway,
Mich.. and Mr. and Mrs. Frank E.
Harmon of Lima, Ohio, are visiting
in Ocala. Mr. Harmon, Sr., is the
father of Mrs. James M. Gates, living
nor ~q r \ff ^jfn It.-c wt iw o^ I*.


ture of health. He is making a great
success of farming and a gentleman
who was visiting him a short time ago
says that he is taking life easier and
extracting more comfort from it than
most anyone he knows. He has fine
horses, fine cows, fine sheep,, fine
lands and meat and foodstuffs in
abundance. Everything good that
grows in the garden and the field
finds its way to his table, besides the
products from a well arranged dairy.
You cannot visit Waldo Martin's farm,
he says, and say that life is not worth
living. "Back to the farm:" will be
the cry some of these days, and when
that day comes we will lead happier

The government contractors are
now receiving the heavy steel girders
for the new postoffice building. They

There are many ways in which it serves
the public, but the one now most valuable
perhaps, is to help with loans. We will
meet the needs of conservative borrowers

The Munroe & Chombliss Bu



As officers of the Civic League for
the year ending April, 1909, we beg to
submit the following report for the
benefit of the contributors:
Bal. on hand April, 1909......$27.76
Membership dues (active).. .. 35.00
Membership dues (honorary) .. 11.00

Total... ......... .......$73.76
Watering trees on walk to cem-
etery... ... ... .... ... ....$ 1.25
Postal cards... ...... ....... 75
Collector ... .... .. ... .... 2.00
State Federation dues.... .... 2.00
Resetting trees, cutting weeds.. 4.75
Trees planted at primary school 7.80
Trees planted on Silver Springs
drive ... ................ 13.50
Hoeing and pruning trees...... 1.00

Total disbursed.. .. ........$33.05
This left a balance of $40.71, which
was contributed to tne primary
school for the purpose of building a
fence around the play ground. The
Woman's Club continued 'the work
and gave the proceeds of a special
entertainment amounting to $80.
The principal work done by the Civ-
ic League was the sale of 7900 Red
Cross stamps for the Federation to
aid in the anti-tuberculosis campaign.
This money was sent at once to the
treasurer, Mrs. Arthur G. Cummer, at
MRS. D. Mi SMITH, Treas.
MRS. G. T. MAUGHS, Secy.


Prof. Routzahn has definitely set-
tled upon Friday, March 19th, for the
tuberculosis exhibit in Ocala. Ar-
rangements will be made to make the
exhibit a success in every way.
The following telegram, received
last night, is self explanatory:
Pensacola, Fla., March 9, 1909.
Editor Ocaal Banner. Ocala, Fla.:
Health institute, conducted by Di-
rector Routzahn of the American Tu-
berculosis Exhibition will be held in
Tallahassee March 16; Lake City,
March 17; Gainesville. March IS;
Ocala, March 1i: Miami. March 22;
Key West. March 24.


A meeting of the Library Associa-
tion is called to be held at the library
rooms on Friday afternoon, 12th inst.,
at 5 o'clock. A full attendance is de-
sired to discuss ways and nmeans of
raising money for the payment of sub-
scriptions to niagazinies.
J. .. (GERIG,
Pra.s. Library Ass'n.

The s,;'ake':'s troii the, junior ani;
senior classes at Emory college e for
commllllenctell(nt have 1 ('len announced l.
From the junior class IlHenry G. Par-
nett of Ocala. Fla.. has beIen selected!.
He is a son of Rev. R. H. Barneti, and
ocupies a high place at Emory, and
a bright future is promised him.

Mrs. L. T. Izlar will entertain the
Daughters of the Confederacy at theit,
regular monthly meeting Frida atf-
ternoon at :. o'clock.

Mr. Waldo Martin of Martin was in
Ocala yesterday. looking the very pic-

really in a hurry, although it does not
seem so by the length of this epistle,
does it? Am crazy to tell you about
the swellest dinner I went to, but I
haven't time now-perhaps, later.


MME"a -

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The following original letter, writ-
ten from Atlanta to a party in Ocala,
gives the very latest fashion sugges-
Dear Cynthia:
Such a round of gayeties you never
could imagine-morning, noon and
night; luncheons, teas, dinners and
dances, and 0, there are so many chic
things everywhere. First, let me tell
you about a French reception I went
to yesterday. It was given by the
French Club here, and only French
was to be spoken. You know there
is a great rage now for German and
French both, and yop really aren't
fashionable unless you speak one or
the other. Well, it was most amus-
ing. Everybody would come in with
their carefully prepared little speech,
stammer it out, and then, with a sigh
of relief, lapse into English. There
were songs and extracts of plays giv-
en in French by the various members,
"la belle longue" being appreciated
to the utmost. You know I enjoyed
it after staying so long in Paris.
And there were some awfully pretty
gowns, too, everything directoire.
mostly satins and some cloths, one
especially I remember that could be
worn either day or night. It was old
rose satin, very short waisted, with
yoke and sleeves of net. the same col-
or as the gown. The waist was made
with reverse back and front. The
skirt was slit on the side and cut
across the front downward from the
slit side half way up the skirt to the
hem on the other side. giving the
apron effect, which is so much worn
right at present. Where it was cut
away, chiffon was let in. It Nwas em-
broidered in large silk thrread of the
same shade at least, shading into old
rose, the embroidery following the
hem of the apron effect, running into
the real hem, and also on the lapels
-say. you can embroider, why r.on't
you try something like this). And
with this long, graceful robe was
wvor a large black satin hat, lined
with ,old rose and a wreath of large
hat roses around the crown. 0, it was
s'ulnninlg! And a hat there was too de-
iicious for worls--I wanted it so. It
\was mushroom shan', all around, ex-
c.'pt on the left side. where it rolled
pw\ard, the only trimming being a
plii;n,' of the sanre shade, circling the
!lf; side, lIeginning in front under a
i;arg'e s'tel buckle andl dropping off
the back-C'etait un reve.
Pb fore I forget it. let me tell you
i1." latest berath from Paris. for the
-p ing: Striped skirt and plain jack-
et. especially black coats made on the
ilir'ctoire lines, and black and white
lAipld skirts and hat to match-too
chic for words. And with all of the
winter suits, as with the spring suits,
the collars and jabots play a large
role. The daintiest I have seen were
made of linen lawn, very fine. The
collar was very high, made of one-ply
goods, scalloped top and bottom with
white linen thread embroidery dots,
not heavy, scattered over it. With
this collar, the jabot was made on the
same order, edge scalloped and dots
an inch and a half apart, along the
edge. Where the jabot Joins the col-
lar is a satin bow of any color to
match your suit-I shall make me a
set. They don't take much time, but
it saves you lots of money, as all of
these little accessories are expensive,
but they are, invaluable to a well
dressed girl or woman.
Well, my dear, I must stop, as I am


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(Contributed to the Ocala Basr.)
Do you know you have asked for to
costliest thing
Ever made by the hand above-
A woman s heart, a woman's lfe
And a woman's wonderful love?
Do you know you have asked for tbb
priceless thing.
As a child might have asked for a
Demanding what others have died to
With the reckless dlash of a boy.
You have written my le.sons of dlat
Man-like. you have questioned ma.
Now stand at the bar of my worma's
Until I have questioned thee

You require your bread shall he lS-
ways good.
Your socks and your shirts hbohM
be whole:
I require your heart to I.w true aw
Godl's stars.
And pure as heaven )ouar Muil

You require a cook for \,,>r muotton
and beef-
I require a far 1b,.ttr hin--
A seanistress yvou'ro w;anlingo r iyour
stocking .s anI -tiorts
I want a lmanI aiI ;i king

A kirn for th,. l.:oa tfifil r ;ia rn called
And a i ti'n i: r th I.nTr. ;God.
Shall look upon ;s tar. II th,. first.
And say. "It is e-ry av Kwl'

I am fair and young. hut th- rofe wf
Will you have tire then.
Mid the falling I.-ves.
As you did 'mM the ,lohxm of May9

Is your heart an o**a.a. ,o trong a"
I may launch all no. hope on I
A loving woman nilnl heavesa ar be
On the day -l, is na .d a brhide

I require all tt.inrt that are gao l i
All things that a wrrromea s -lde-
If you give this all, I wsl lsate
To be all that you demmad f me.

If you cannot do this-
A laundress, a oeek yto eas Mh
with little pay.
But a woman's heart and a wroWN's
Are not to be thrown away.
Wesson, Misslssipi.
Capt. Frank A. Lytte a f tat-
was among our Monday vilWtaea. e
was born the year 0eteral Jhfta
was inaugurated presideM. lMrera4 t
be a great admirer of the 4M b Ns
was present at his f"u-ra and tube
that there are few charactW Is BM
tory more unique and illuastle. 7o
captain was attacked by a valo
dnf somO time aaro *a *I w anM


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ef 1Ty wing Mrs. J. C. Norsworthy returned to!
r lI "-- her home at Ingersol, Canada, yester-

f t n a ofa the phos- day, having been summoned, unex-1
b the v io lty of Dun- pectedly, on account o an ill sister.
11 10d t down temporar- Dr. E. P. Guerrant and wife of
S- dow teporar- Ocala are visiting friends in McIn-
S"m---- U of mat fast tosh. The doctor and his wife say
t ame a optimistic as that they feel more at home here
0 meerehanta say that than any place in Florida.
SI the le decrease in Mr. S. H. Gaitskill was in Ocala
Sdt 9v w rlls they. of course, last week.
SIM hl. t they are far from Mrs. S. H. Burgin has gone to Par-
I mm -gd and look forward is, Ky., to be with her daughter, Mrs.
i W ep@s~g of the cloed mines Harry Kerslick, who is quite ill.
M tly. W then things will Mr. J. M. Thompson of Wyoming
S d g as f f yore: has been here a few days prospect-
IN tm* WIU shortly organize a ing. Mr. Thompson went from New
0111 fae of which has not yet York to Wyoming about twenty years
1 r- -4i d upon. for the pur- ago and says after looking over this
at W IIh away a portion of the section of Florida that he will return
h-f e s*inmmer days in the open to Wyoning and prepare to set stakes
Sl. TLY, will have prepared tennis, at an early date in Floridk.
4t-1 hail and croquet grounds just Miss Mary Taylor of Nicholasville,
l- U~H busy business section of Ky.. is visiting her uncle, J. K. Chris-
1 sy. tian. and family. Miss Taylor is
Mr. M. Ruhbi is Iaving a building quit a favorite here, having taught
d an Main 're-t just oplositp school here several Terms.
S~ t Il Pace of which 1Miss J.lssie* ltoiford of (ainesville
be win I sa few days stock up with returned, to her hone today. after a
4011mkle-ry. cool drinks and fruit. W"ei 's visit to her aunt. Mrs. MI. I.
f Smithr
er Spring CN m ip W. 0. W. will Smith.
k a m a-marade ball on the !hgbt Messrs. McCook and Avra of lhe
Sthe tth at the town hall. Tne la- university Cit- were prospecting in
cosh Sunday.the town ha
of the circlee will have charge of M Sunday
S rrt boos anMd the pr- rs. B. F. Dorsey and Miss Mary
ril be md for charthle Allen were doing Gainesville one day
i/ wIN he used for cbaritable pur-
last week.
poes. The Weemes affairs at Dun- last week
alwa well attended, and Rev. C. E. Powell of Lexington, Ky.,
a ea a h l well attended, and
Swill fill the pulpit at the Christian
S are tbokag for d to a church next Sunday, and Rev. E. O.
ime tt Will Cs.s Guerrant will fill the pulpit at the
tIh-emeHte W'II C. Dunn of Ocala
um to DensPon Tuesday night. Presbyterian church on the same
tb Dinnulo Tuesday night.
Sth PsphateCity's platoon r. G. Norsworhy with his
d 2w Oral Rlfles in shape for the .Mr G. sw h
M tle OlapIctio. which fllr e visiting friend, Mr. Joseph Coombs
some time n the near future b and wife of Arcola. Ill., and Mr. J. C.
'Me *omi liford R. s. Norswothy and wife and Misses Nel-
g-. J Clifford R. Poster.
U o 1e li and Lillian Norsworthy visited
Mr Id Armaitrait is enjoying. a
S mstr n i friends in Gainesville last week.
-gt fromn his mother and sister of
ta M. Cameron and family, like all oth-
S eargannier rs who leave McIntosh. moved back
Mrs J h Rarganier and her I ead
last week and will again open a shop
latiMor. Miss Anale UIndsay. are in
here if he can find a good location.
AUtaaa. sl*-ctlag a big stock of
Sa b s o Mr. H. Eubanks of Tamna is
gu- for the forner s mllinerv par- c
for The forwrs millinery par- sopping at the Baldwin hotel. Mrs.
ig tn th KIblr bh k .
Im In th Ktlr blk Eubanks is here visiting old friends
SMrs lrfnu Trnt Trtt a and to dispose of some town lots she
tpeI4 a, *r tht. a icn k 1rst. Dut r
p a. on ih ick ist. bu owns at this place. At one time this
.111 Tll ,,rVilis. h r home.
Mrs h., sitallr arrived .Mon- E. W Rush was in Gainesvill, on
dir frtnm \ irEgnia to join Mr. Stal- isintss last week.
bheOn ho has Iurrhas-Al thec cool
drtak and c ,ar stand which he for- BELLEVIEW
m-rl ronmduct.d Harry's many Dun- i
"lk.a frli.ndt w.econme their return. Special Cor. Ocala Banner:
Mrs Harmon IHead went to O(ala Miss Emily Schlesinger. who has
Tnwdase io join Mr. Head. who pur- Ieen spending a coul)le of months in
eha the' lko:on Store stock of Belleview. has returned to her home t
-* in Chattanooga. Tenn., much to the a
Mrs i W Nevill.- is visiting regret of her many friends here.
Mteds, in Tampa Mr. Howard Norris of Okahumpka t
Qu9k- a crowd of .oung folks at- has been spending a few days with
tnded a hall at Inverness Monday the Parsonage family.
enate. anil r lwort having had a A large company of the friends of
ue41td tim*. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Nott surprised t
Dr 1i H Blitch of the Commercial them at their home Monday evening. 1
-aa. O(cala. was a welcome visitor March 8th. it being the tenth anniver-
b the Phosphat. City the early part sary of their wedding. A large as-
at the week sort men'l of tinware was left to re-
Mtis Annie l'einlNlrg paid a visit mind the couple of the pleasant occa-
to the counlyv ~(m1 on Monday. sion.
Mrs Ilhuciao Edwardls went to St. The W. C. T. I. held their regular a
atersbuhir Monday. where she will monthly meeting at the home of Mrs.
make' her futirir, home. Mr. Edwads A. L.. Nott Tuesday. The following
ha onedl a shoe store in St. Pe- officers were elected: President. Mrs. ,
tewbuer. and hip friends here aish Washburn: first vice president, Mrs.
Mm ihmlmunde( l success. Nott: second vice president. Mrs.
Mr Will MeNtcalf had the misfor-, Bryan't: secretary. Mrs. Emma
te to break an arm Monday night Brown: treasurer. Mrs. Ridge.
hy falltag from his motorcycle. He Mrs. McGifford of Alabama has

Ih nlyb had his machine a short been spending a week with Mr. and
t m. mad the tumble it took with Mrs. Whittier.
Mm almost completely demolished it. Messrs. McClure and Gardener of
The "hello" girls in the Dunnellon Pittshurg arrived Wednesday.
rlte he exchange have been sup- The Belleview Workers will give a
plaed by youIn men. supper in the town hall Friday even-
Mr. Ed Carmichael of Ocala is ing. Come out.
bfwe O a visit to Mrs Myers of Bal- The pastor of the Methodist church
tliUMw who i, spIndinig the winter has announced a novel service for!
i IMunnMelknm Sunday morning and evening. I.Lot"s

to Orala for '-4mn, ..i.% on a visit, has Fin,, rains ani, sunshine are caus-
re rn-d hoii. i'ni tht' T ardieners ;o bo hop ftul
- * *
GRINER FARM AND OAK Th. \Woin;'s Christii T< "
- '! al(' r W- 'ala ,a n ,t: :ire Inion of ltl le'. iew ',i1 ,ir
All S s li|ii "e I|','n ,i n il:.. :i> k li-i r'. Iuta' ,nc t.lrhlv ine. 'tln, Tu,'s.it2 a!f-
are inlarTI I 4 rii ,'ln o! it at Ilt I ' : e ',. .. I.
Mv Ia .l)i tro ia a'! I.rlrin \:i qtt'l "(o,'' T r. *\vas :' a,0.l :",.uie w.,e:
re t i ,-t. '*h 't 44 'T< tti M tl Il,.' c'halk.r tla t *,*k with her s tr. Mr .fo.n .., : *, re-'elect'. A :,' i< al
brarttroutit and Mr,, .1o' Foro. 'tno.p'rat' procru hl b'.

Miss t'arri. Htollek visited tht pI~or
frm last Sunday.
Ur J M I.uffmain made a flying

tr to Orala last week.
The party g sna at Mr. l1~' Priest's
t Hquke a success.
J A Iaffnma and family spent
itMay with their parents. Mr. and
M J. J Intman.
sW. Pialmr will fill his regular


Special Cor. Ocala Banner:

SThe rain Wednesday afternoon and
night was very much appreciated by
the farmers in this vicinity.
Farmes in this section are busy
cultivating cantaloupes, watermelons,
beans and tomatoes. Everybody
seems to be hustling.
Miss Eunice Martin of Tifton, Ga.,
is visiting relatives here.
Miss Eddie Reddick. formerly of
this city, who has been teaching
school near Williston, has returned
and has as a visitor Miss Ruby An-
derson of that town.
On last Friday evening Mrs. Light
gave the young people of this place
a pound party. All who atten'l.-1 en-
joye 1 themselves immensely.
Among the drummers in town yes-
terday was MIr. Skepard. a very pop-
ular young knight of the grip.
We are glad to see the young peo-
ple taking such an active part in the
'various departments of church workk.
The prayer meeting service \Wel-
nesdlay night was conducted by MIr.
L. (. McClaren. All present seen0ed
to be interested in the iopic.
Messrs. Rou and Mayo have a fino
crop of melons and cantaloupes.
Mr. J. B. DeVore will begin ship-
ping cabbage within a few clays.
Mr. E. D. Rou has been putting an
addition to his house and the same is
now ready for the coat of paint,
which he expects to give it as soon
as possible.
Mr. Friday is building another room
to his store, to be used for furniture.
Mr. Friday will put in one of the most
complete lines of furniture in this
section of the state.
There will be preaching at the
Methodist church Sunday morning
and evening: Epworth League at 6:30
Sunday evening.


Stanton. Fla., March lo, 9l'O.
To ih.- Editor Ocala Banner:
I have boon a citizen of Marion
county. Fla.. for twenty-two -years. I
never took any part in politics, never
asked for any office nor trie'l to con-
rol or influence anllbody's vote, ex-
Cept niy own. which is democrat" to
hle core. but since our legislators
seemi to want to know the people's
views on what is wanted and needed.
Swish to call their attention to a mat-
er which 1 have not seen mentioned
by anyone in their suggestions and
The matter is the injustice done to
he poor man in making assessments.
and nothing else will be as great a
benefit to the small property owners
:han a change on that line.
It is an impossibility for one man
to make a just assessment over a
whole county. He is bound to take
he word of some one else, and there-
by violate the obligation he assumes
when he becomes assessor.
There is a remedy. Let each pre-
cinct have an assessor, whose bound-
en duty it is to go all over the pre-
cinct and see the property he is un-
der obligation to pass judgment upon
as ,o its value, and make every prop-
erty owner swear to what his prop-
erty consists of.
I think if our legislators could
bring about a change on that line
they will have done a great thing,
in bringing the poor man on an equal
footing with the rich. or owners of
large properties. who do not pay 25
per cent. as much according to valua-
tion as the man with only a small
lot with a hut on it.
A change in our laws that will
bring about equality in paying taxes
with the rich and the poor alike, res-
idents or non-residents, will be worth
more and appreciated by more than
fifty prohibition acts, which will nev-
'r h1-w lived up to.


1:-- .ins, fj )"n t !it ha.! 'clairi to
'"!',:('* p.',ic., a-il't fri'!t thr dfat'T that
-i; '. ;s oniC,: !t') l f 'rh ;' )st s,(',ass li

or i" icI. fro,- h. 'r -' al .t 1 n1 !."
n!: 'i s. !" r s'ai-'' tr!o'ilel

rai.!. !bu' the time was too lim t ited sp 's 's it h. ,s. si, (':,ri' and
for 'hha: after the election of officers. Mi s- Nornia Munnro'-, no one. so fa"
so it was postponed u til the i,ixt as is known. c'alld att'e tioil to) the
nieettinz. fact t':at site was the hiLrhest salaried
The hoIrne of MIr. and Mrs. A. I.. vwounanzi in the world.
Nott was the scene of a gay gather-! Columns andt columns of stuff have
ing on Monday night, when their !beon written about Kate Harrison.
friends assembled 7S strong. to give private secretary of H. H. Rogers. but
them a surprise tin wedding celebra- Miss Harrison. getting $12.0,(0 a year.
tion. on the tenth anniversary of was a hired hand. compared with Mrs.

--Talk about music festivals, college
Talk about music festivals, college __ w

c(l,.v rly x cut-l Th- six ind ii*'n.
SI>,c (';aI hll. .lack .I;a k.,on. Kink
Tilden. Bil! Pa <,. W3-nni, \\illardi andl
lop ('Carltinl, ;Ill l- deserv,. s;'ci;tl ;iL-n-
rion and'e practically ilit whole,
show. Mr. Cairn's solo anil that of
Mr. WVig.ins. besides the larkey s-

sections wer'.' enthusiastically rec iv- NOTICE
ed. -
But the "ni.ger" show ldid not com-, Have you forgotten your state and
plete the program. The olio was county taxes? They should be attend-
splendlit. Mr. Duss and Mr. Rider ed to at once, to avoid the unpleas-
Sant waiting and jamming of the
showed themselves create in ca:alou n. crowd. which is unavoidable in the
interpretation. Messrs. Campbell anl ten dlays or two weeks prior to clos-
Tilden. as "Woots and Toots." were a ing of the tax hooks.
sight. and brought down the house. Do not forget to bring an old tax
receipt, or other correct description
The buck and wing dancing of Mr. of the property upon which you vizh
Jackson was a clever feat and the to pay taxes.
quartette following won well deserv- Respectfully,
S2-11-d-l-wlm. Tax Collector.
"A Night in the East House" was
:he climax and no doubt was a toee-j A TRUTHFUL FISHERMAN
nation to many of the DeI) si),'cta-!
tf wrs5. I n' M('Ciirty vook a day off the'
Th t boyv s des,>ry'e r..:.t r,'.diit .ris o, t,, Y-, i,.'k andl wv nt a-fishing.
their si,l.n. li,. show. It has n-int i"'k w.Ia a anl h broad I ht
lii- k was n and h >ron-l it
work. rHunkit)L. p:ti*n.e, :d a;ll. Miss k ;
R.(. Ut~li 1. O!tic'O al allnL. : .s .nk .,' f .:;9 assorted varieties.
lKni-ru M' r. airi. Mr. ,t's a nil I.l l ,in ,,. In ron the water a slight
.\r. A.\ i m ay rt-el well r,,.iii ftor fi-(;. ;,lal:; i)on oi the jterk landed the
h'ir tiroubhl anI worryi i-f,!low square in .Me'.z face. A little
The Iushin.ll oreh.-stra kindly crat,.h on th-. ridg of thhe nose
-rantt.d their services f'-.- of char,_-, fl.,m i,, fiII was the O# ll. in1)r s-
aud wver a "natr aid in thlie eotir si on. It s,'Vs o make Ic. ev-n a
program. Their sel-ctions I+pop- 'halsm.r man. The entire lot ot
tilar. light and fitted tih- occ:iio ish w i ., o thin r a Iou .
very aIppropriately. --Ogl,.thorlp .(;a.) Echo.
It coitz lnor* if yoil don't. Your
The winter shall end and the heav- I csts mo i Yr
ns ha.ll nii u-i th tl ) f'house wo ears out if not painte.l. Then
nsA shAUA cltl s ile AiL hA~ ,J U I f

te'I I Zi 11 a I I S I Ia % I toLI l it ('aI I V 01
spring. The bullfrog shall woo in
the gloaming and the robin shall mer-
rily sing. The calf shall cavort in
the pasture with bliss in the pitch of
his tail. the lark shall awake in the
morning and sing from the tip of a
rail, and the wind shall disport with
the washing and the modest maids
shall go walking with shot in the
hem of their skirts.-Meigs Review.

The white-winged messengers of jov
Skim o'er the waters blue.
That dance and laigh a welcome back
To every pleasure crew:
And weary landsmen find new lite
In bath. in cruise, in line-
Where all the time is summer
And the bay is always fine.



Causes It-Mi-o-na
Cure It


If you have indigestion, you don't
get all the nutriment out of your food
that you shoutl.
Your ~ orn out stomach passes the
food on without extracting enoltugh
nutritious subotanc', to sIupply : he'
blood and nerves.
An.l if the nervs atr- ot :i.J:iplicd
;Vi'Th nourishn!, .t 'ht.ey la i. a ) r '-i'e l.
i'h k',k p a re:' ,is': )aic .

t I
FI,'v iyIta r.' ,':; i li'[ :!'',' ,,ifl 1 r:ua .L

; ,i1' ,' .(.'1 :' ,n -' t ,','- a t a ;. :' l

ci ,' of food,: \viateri r-sh. foul breath.
and other dyspetlic' s\Illnp'osli vaish
before the inighty iowvtr of Mi-o-na.
Try Mi-o-na. The Postofficet Drusg
StOrTe sells it andl will rf,,in.l v-, ii

it costs mone.y- to repair ir and money
to paint it. It don't cost much mon-
y t tp aint with the I,. & M. Paint.
because 4 gallons of the L. & M. and
:; gallons of Linseed Oil makes 7 gal-
lons of ready-for-use paint at only
$1.20 per gallon. Thirty-five years'
use in every part of the Unitedl
States has proven it.
Sold by McIver & MacKay. Ocala.
Fla. (5.)


0,CAu C*1't
PUWhVN v"Wa sr"tw51soo
GNNANSWANWiC~I wsIr~~~rL~rro~
,CII Gay! it A TSIAL A&I UVt f3t A *e6
**Oct 25 CENS pa(r~
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Hav- n -4fuU llc k tof C( A Uj-4 .es
andl Burial outfits. iSta-vis civen to
Burial rwervio-e.,.
EmbalmIng to Order

At a nmas, nv-et iuin V i '
of South Jacksonville. hbeI, -I' F!
(lay, a resolution %%a. ;'ar--.'l !avf1r
ing the bonding of Th..Hi: 'inpnilw
for $3a.eaai, for wat.-r %%irk- ii,

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Is to make this institution a material
benefit to the community, and an ad-
I: Iventage to every man and woman-to
I you in particular.
X l IWe offer every facility consistent
with conservative banking. It is our
business to accommodate the people.
We invite you to join our growing I
List of satisfied customers.


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April 11th is Gay Easter Day

Have you seen our New Sarrp'P- c- T -

I ,iar ;; $13.50 toand "',p
'tre ar; $13.50 and up.

\\- .ake Pants t yo ':
$4.00 and up.

S-And a-


plays, glee club-the minstrel show There's a daintiness, a style and
was a grand opera, an oratorio, a beauty about the display of MILLI-
Shakespearian drama, all rolled into ;NERY we are showing this season
one Why didn't we have one before? that has never been equalled in
If the company only would take the Ocala. The striking originality of
road for a week or two the queslonthe hats now on display here are
road for a week or two the question bound to appeal to the tastes of up-
of athletic finances would surely be lto-date women. However, a word pic-
solved. ttur of these artistic goods can give
This is the first minstrel Stetson ;only the faintest conception of their
s real beauty and elegance, so we in-
has had for years. and greeted by a vite the ladies of Marion and adja-
splendid audience. the "niggers" .ent counties to call and see them.
scored a large hit. A score or more
also got hit, and we learned more
about the faculty than months of oh-H a a & DeCamp
servation would reveal. "Compari- ayc
sons are odious" and to pick out the Next to t. master's
best "niggers" or the best song bird OCALA, FLORIDA
would be a task. Many of tfl jokes
being original and concerning local - madl e the thing bu-i)bl,1
with humor. and from the tinim I the
curtain rose until th., cloe,( of the t lay I
thi auii..,, w": 0otlllisod witi
Th,, nlusic a.-t snalip anrl catchy.
the voie-.s good and tlit, f',llows :ang Noh'y
can I ,"ov t vo ry-
" 'Ir lit'-Ft.Th o ,ni d. rne,' to, Fwl,, .:.z. wean Vet.
,,, ,.-h, .. w.r.r, hrillian ;t ll n V* 'V e inta n, Din r-, :m n, on.r_ t- .. .












Since Mr .Asher Frank has made
i such a big success in the real estate
business and the auction sale of lots,
his name has been heralded abroad,
I and he is falling up against all sorts
of easy propositions.
y ^I His last is a letter from Madrid,
Spain. which is from a noted banker
Sof St. Petersburg. Russia, who ab-.
sconded. leaving a deficit of five mil-
M lion rubles. The absconding banker
landed in Spain under an assumed
I* I name. and there committed ran-
I.htO DIatgaiumitor. The police hunted for him
a long time in vain, pursuing the
a,'arch in all parts of Europe and
kes, rold America.

"IU only Beldf Powder Luckily for the law. but unfortu-
Snately for the very noted banker, the
Sfrom Royal G pe Cream f Tartar Iminions of Scotland Yard ran u;) on
Shiii by accident and landed him in
prison in Spain.
There i:s a secret spring to his port-

SDr. D. A. Smith was in from Autho-ianteau and he has his boodle intact.
nv yesterday. It will be regretful and he thinks that it is so concealed
State county tax books will news to his friends to learn that lie isht the letectTves will be unable to
i. Marrbh 21st. Save costs by pay- growing feeble. He was a't one times r is iing place.
iaW your taxus before the above date. a member of the Georgia legislature. His proposition to our hustling land
loo aom forn to bring a correct de- and also occupied a place on the floor agnt is to embark immediately for
crtptho yof ar property of the Florida legislature. He is a s)aent finance the mony for his
E. L. CARNEY member of the Marion camp of Con- prosecution. an in return he will
34-1= Tax Collector. I federate veterans and has manygti hIinthe key to the secret pocket
lof his portmanteau, and he can take
Friends in this county. for his share one-third of the whole
The Eks will have a regular elec-
f cen March 2. Mr. Jasper Waters was in Ocala 'amount, to-wit: The sum of one I un-
r ecr_ March 23. Friday ,and says tnat his brother, dred and sixty thousand dollars, and

S8 Triumph Seed Potatoes at Mr. Jere Waters, is gradually growing the hand of bis beautiful and accom-
IPli Trps. 9weaker-that the sands in his Ihour polished daughter in marriage.
glass have nearly run their course. j Asher's friends see him leaving,
am Itin,. a negro man 60 years He is one of our early settlers and in and are bidding him bon voyage.
g( e- died Friday night while sitting his affliction he has the sincere sor-. * *
sn a chair row of his old friends and neighbors ,The following is the London Times'
Account of the noted banker's arrest:
Mr Wilbur Counts is now behind 'Possum dish is becoming more and Some months ago. s our readers
the. t'5eA TS at the Guarantee Cloth- more popular. One of our subscrib- imay remember, we referred in these
tog and Shoe Store. ers writes us from Connor that he has 1 coliiumins to the great scandal caused

t)T DRIR\%' But if vou do. see four fat ones. and is going to bring en t. Pall, by a noted and in keRussia gen-
:>0.T erally, by a noted hanker who ab-
HeIaa. and ge1t tri be: t th- money them to Ocala for some of the almir- sud.,. leaving a deficit of over five
-can bu. It it'* a good drink. we have ers of the new president to give a millions of rubles.
Ii Ta Tat; possum dinner. He wanted to The Russian police sought, for him
-- iring .en in time to have the dinnefor r long time in vain. for it seems
S-.w,4 has cuh, lie ,he had not left thN- least trace of his
tI \\i V \,.ws<.,, has cauagh' lie on th. l h of March. but was tisap- flight. and the continued search over
,.litt i titi. and i will *,ialarre' an'1 Ioi,,,t- The possum is now the iem- Europe and Amenri(a proved unavail-
t 'ift i- hiltrt, 'h, R S Hall hl, I't of the new administration. in-
Yesterday. however. a Spanish in-
-- ------ If you must drirk, see Hogan and sl e'o a('onii Sdistilled wske x ron Seotland Yard. and acting under
RM \ R ,.' Ih,. pulled up stakes anlil r. E. B Kellum of South. Lake o T., A nturn,'l and co- to irleasant itor ur the home secretary. arrested him on
hils way fronm the hotel while he was
iifArttg 1t Kendrick s. c i.n ,ay. He has been a resident for ive going to tlie steamship office. It
a or fever? IaK's Cl:'l five vears ai the lake and is very seems that it was his evident inten-
T ult or fever? Plan Ch' h n ih h n h tion to lake passage for New York.
Tosic to guaranteed to cure. 2Fc h Prom information received by the am-
..- qats antd -oa Potato-'. at came because he was a sufferer irom hassatlor. he had been in hiding in
VlFh1 ,' asthma. and has found the climate ex- Spain, where he lived with a woman
coedingly beneficial. He has an or- and with his daughter. A few days
4'., o:.- N ash of the a()('la Ri- ange grove and is very much gratified before arriving in London he had
Iqua'rrlt'led withl another Russian. who
til.- hali'''' lpr mioted and assigned with Ihe general outlook of he state wa. mortally wounded by a revolver
* I' .'- a't tigt: major ofill the Second ;and Iake' We'ir especially. shot ditring th-h scuffle, and who ('nly
l jr Htitalion SItdX' Tr-lops. live, mig enough to denounce his as-
T' 'r ..'' -al'H.'-- our i'" n:j :-i. i i -divay Se,0.1 Oats. at Fis el'"s. sail:nt.
T "_ Ill ain inter iew with the RussianI
Si, ''l,.,r'r" or a Mr H C Baker. manager of the a(- a;.tmbassador it seems that thei nauie lie
S ';*i-.-*:,l ,...i- 'er- o Otd service iidntu d a arrested ofwas ta i his
S .' ,, .n','hi l-ogn1. the ltll.iral i<.t ('o1ifailany. of Jacksuoni ille orel ~;alia ssein; I)eing simni)pl ;In
;.:.-., tr.;". i was. ;imioinsi 'h,' husiie ss visitors to aftile. mi al 'tT to pai'riii t he' plris-
--' l I' akiZ r~ (c-al vest,. ;rday. T"l'is de'partienit of oter with photographs in his poses-
n- -I i~ 11" mi n1 v '- sion the Russian a;inlbassador reeoiz-
I ,1* sxv y- hre'e pay- ln ri- i 1 .11' s li' h nized, hinr as Petrai-viez. the crimntinal
,h -, ',, ', a r r; Ial of in- "specially .stl'cc'sstnl since it was in- 1baker who e'hloped with live million
". 1. tilit''"" *'d t E. ,'rY s,:ll'ed. a;n'l much of this success is rubles. He is a native of St. Potors-
~.. ... et.d in it d ,ills 1'Ta n> the city ought to be- e r with an only daughter, whom he left
tln' mnth-'r of it. It would not of Mr. Baker. than whom there is non Spain on escaping from that coun-
'. ,tl ed tin'. eith,,er better versed insurance man in Flor- try
'**" "l"' e n*tr ida. He was the guest of Mr. B. R. On being arrested two of Manassei-
\t I'.,hl 'truck a severe snow- Stripling. the Florida Life's local na's. or Petrovicz's portmanteaus were
,ent h' struck a ereoies at agent here uring his stay in the city. I seized, but although strictly search-
rni t h inaugural ceremonies at agent here. during his stay in t ciyed. nothing but personal effects were
tf l o the 4th. The inaugu- found in them. in spite of which the
,ashim ,hnh pron ident of 'the United Mr. .1. S. Keith of Bevier. Mo.. is in Russian ambassador declares that the
,.io ol tb Pt^ transferred to Ocala on a visit. He was formerly prisoner ought to have several million
,ttat. citght to be trnser d htoH s yornr- rubles somewhere.
S In ~Florida. where good from Pennsylvania, and in his young The Russian and Spanish ambassa-
*wthe't cn gnaranted. er days was acquainted with the edi ;dors conferred yesterday evening as
*ethetor of the Ocala Star. He says also Ito whether the prisoner should be

Sy wat a quick meal. drop that Mr. G. W. Marshall was a mem-; conveyed to Spain or to Russia, and
Is < hW m's Cee -wb Touo l hid t h wasafter an interview with the home sec-
lvo tb In om t w re biloi bil be of his company and that he was retary. and in acordance with the ex-
e*,rytkhin t* m o> t near him when he was severely; tradition treaty of England. Russia
tafl. wounded in the head, and his recovery* an i Spain, it was agreed that the pris-
-- oner should be conveyed to Spain, to
Mr W1 lm a Hto f of the Oklawa- seemed a miracle. Mr. K. was at one stand his uldrial for manslaughter, and
S 1~ waste in the city Fr- time captured by Porrest and while that only after his trial can the Rus
.8 OW M Teverything moving prisoner he received nothing but ex- sian government ask Spain, through
sgoo other side of the riv- cellent treatment. He is very much diplomatic channels, for his extradi-
,r He sa ys e sew bridge s ros charmed with our little city, and will tion.
. Aver is mueb appreciated by the make his visk among us longer than
,_ ..- p., .r portion of the he at first intended. Following is the unfortunate bank-

cotows ilk.low

Sa g Lewha you get hun-
p9 as .' p ea He keep"
ow to eat a" drink. T- D.

IV 3. Rob ow of Tampa. for-
ay a rMed ot of this cky, and bet-
n o as "anyJim." was in
S_-- A -. Mt. travels for Jo-

Mr. C. M. Camrn, a prominent citizen
of Reddick, was one of our callers
yesterday. He said that he had not
increased the capacity of his canning
factory, but that he could sell the out-
put without trouble it it were forty
times its present size. He says also
that the product is as staple as ba-
con and will always command a ready

er's letter to our hustling real estate
Madrid, Spain, 2-4-09.
Colonel A. Frank. Ocala.,Fla.:
Dear Sir-Although I know you only
from advertisements in the newspa-
pers and the good references of your
honesty my sad situation compels me
to reveal to you an important affair
in which you can procure a modest
fortune, saving at the same time that
of myv darling daughter. and winning

As a reward I will give to you a
third part, viz: $160.000. j Ocala. Fla.. March 1li. 19.119.
I cannot receive your answer in the
prison, but you must send a cablegram To the Editor Ocala Banner:
to a person of my confidence, who I note in a recent Issue of your pa-
will deliver it to me. Awaiting your
cable to instruct you in all my se- per a statement wherein it is alleged
crets. I am sir. that the Georgia railroad commission
Yours truly.
PETROVICZ. nas established a ruling that e\e ry
P. S.-First of all, answer by cable. town of 2011i population and over is
not by letter, as follows: made a basing point, and that you!
ANTONIO BERANA, hope that our Florida railroad corn-
Bureau Telegraphique. I
MADRID, SPAIN. mission will "stick a pin in this.' I
'am of the opinion that it "will have a
IN HONOR OF MISS HANSBROUGH pin stuck in it," not only one. but as
---- many as will entirely oblrterate even
On Thursday evening at the beau- the idea.
tiful home of Mrs. William Hocker on The experience of our railroad com-
Oklawaha avenue, a very delightful mission taking tp the difflc-ltivs of
i discrimination as against the inter-
party was given by Mrs. Hocker, Mrs. ior towns is not an encouraging one:
Duval and Mrs. Mote in honor of their nor have I noticed a single action on
charming niece, Miss Lutle Mote their part that would indicate that
Hansbrough, who has been spending they even consider or notice interior
the past three weeks as their admir- towns, or the railroads' discrimination
ed guest, against them. and whenever you men-
Mesdames Hocker, Duval, Mote and tion an interior town and its rights.
Miss Hansbrough met their guests in 'they can show you by laws. rules and
the hall, which had been decorated regulations as old and as unalterable
with evergreens and flowers. After as those of the Medes and Persians.
greeting the hostesses and honoree, that it would be a violation of the
the guests were invited into the par- trust imposed in them ino doubt it
lor, where the jolly crowd sat around would, from certain standjoints) or'
,..e fire and conversed for some time, that they would be exceeding their au-
after which some very interesting thority, or that the law is in direct
charades were acted. conflict with the idea, and, when all
Sides were chosen, Mrs. Hocker else fails, they will recognize the jus-
acting as captain, chose for one side, tice of the cause and offer their sin-
while Mrs. Duval was chosen captain cere sympathy, but advise you that
for the other side. they are powerless in their great fight
The first charade was the word against railroad discrimination. You
"abandon," which was very well act- will note that they are evidently Rap-
ed by Mrs. Duval's side. Then Mrs. tists of 'the extreme type. and must
Hocker's side had as their charade have water in all their basing points.
an adverb with three syllables, which So well and firmly established are
was very original and also cleverly the railroad laws. rules and regila-
acted,. and it was some time before it tions in our state government 'n fa-
could he guessed. It was the word vor of the railroads and seaport
"cheerfully." The third charade was towns, that so far as eliminating the
a word of four syllables-"society"- curse of railroad control from our
and. like the other two. was fine and body politic, and removing the yoke
caused much fun and laughter. of slavery from the interior. we might ;
Very delightful Welsh rare-bit, with as well select a railroad magnate liv-!
wafers. tomato sandwiches, dill pick- ing in Jacksonvillo or Tampa. or

Vienna. W. Va. - I feel MtI
the last ten years C a Ie to
table Com
was a W wal
shadow I hd

od sdmeto1

e anM
oIf Iw all
women to take Lydia .
Vegetable Compeam. -- M* -
WRiATow VienaM W VAL
Lydia K Plnkhem's V@ pWME

drum ad teday et l S
for the lat= mDow
offemale Ieon fusmdi J
cine in the emerna

hePlf t hmi L mam il-
cured freo a g me
female h

rlndomatnd m

herself to $ivo Lyda L
VeTtable Com and a trtal
about your co was --M
tial letter to MrE rtaS,
Lynn. Mass. Her a so
a"d always helpful.

it ie';ain pa ing taxei aboJat ah
trinth of rea*;l I:ilu- nl, r 4hou KIt t 9
ry xwith it th. pro-..'-nt itoll o at*

les and olio'ves were served by the some northern citv. iand ht ave hiim n ist 'et ii *'.~;i ilt i.'t'd I the' rI itl d .
young men. the vote of the entire Statt,'. in all that ;h' capia.tll s; .it- liii nlriils.lti' lg
Miss Hanshrough.. who is a very tal- pertains o ra;iilroad legi.slalion. ;id ii ,W''r 1:'t' -*apIirt't IgiS i to The
ented musician, sang very sweetly have ihe railroad commission r'(cord I tenll f .x i' it ir t ri.i- i v way
several selections., tie minutes of t hei mneeing and our disi"ei'o!oIi;ifat!n4-s i', f t0.lio t A
The latter part of the evening the railroad lawyers pass ulipon th, I-e. 'he intrior t pr oilidu er t1. tIlt
"old Virginia reel" was danced until I elity of the- transaction, 1 lini
a late houtir. Such a law as is supposed rto n ieon .' ei! Those invited to this party werpie: force in ;Georgia would to a lar*e ,x- ',P1inr i ;tailr hoi .nd t wi ill
Miss Kate McColley of Atlanta, Miss- ten'lt solve the problem in Florida. i'Iar,"' -I" 'lf .1o .**II A *1 t* to I
es Carrio \Williamnis, Pauline Sullivanv, Ft ou eel never expect o(ir leisla- iet'rrti ot i ri lr ani nId
Lucitl S'iandley. Annie Davis. Lucy tor's )ior railroad (commissioners to to"wn' It.(, t fult
Moorhad andi Caro Liddon, and tnvr greo on that track, hint. or even t;IR;K 1 4 Messrs. Ho) Matihews. 0. B. Howse, suggest lth' justice or practicabilitly -
Marion Pelol. Harry Palmer. Ben of such a: law. So far as prlsenr an- MEETING OF THE WOMAWN CL
Toddi. Sam Tt:nze, Hibbl)err \Voath- lin(ati railroad management is con-I m I I 'I q li
*-rs and Frank Harris. .Ir. c(frned the inturerior is ain unknown or! '. l *
\\ <' I w ii .t- h0 1.1 i r ida i
-" *d,,'!l letter. a lelmlon to squoen.. Now! _
ANOTHER BUSINESS CHANGE ;,! :gain thov ;t- surprised tto tin-l *' 1n i t *
---:i t',fw of tI(f ose, that ;aIre al)le to find
'o-- .ii tore h;is a-'. in lch an : .' \ \ \ v o the' a i' and, t out t)t i heir '
,*,I h;i,!n s.!. Ii H t is tlh. nI- w, -.-' .usp:r !,ii ;h "y h .> nor y '

M r. i .i, i- !',n lonl n. ; fii
hi.s i'r ()i or tr" *' ll s 'cc--es'4'ti]lly
conductin: vari*W s I lIIsin 4'-s Ientr-
prises in th1 Phosph) at ('ity. Ti', is
a young nimn anand conw(' anleri s1',
with the highest of recommendation
We welcome him to our city. andt
trust that his investments anion:. uss
will prove profitable.

A stranger visiting our city yvster-
day said that Ocala presented the
cleanest and thriftiest appearance of
any town he had seen in the state-
unless it was Gainesville. There
seems to be, he said. a friendly rival-
ry to out-do one another, and it was a
very few places that he had seen that
were not engaged in beuatifying their
grounds and enlarging and ornament-
ing thehi. homes. The public build-
ings, too, were kept in a manner to
show that the town and county offi-
cials were proud of them, and had an
eye for the beautiful. He added that
it made a very great and pleasant im-
pression, and everywhere he goes in
the state he hears a good word spok-
en for Ocala. He gave our town a
very pretty compliment, and we hope
that this friendly rivalry will be kept
up until indeed. aixd in fact. we st* ,
have the very nicest town in Florida.
We are making it a "city beautiful"
and we must not cease our efforts.

LISTEN! When you are at home
send us your orders. When in town

r as.

I'' ei'
I .04

,t'(i', t(' r lie I t source" ,1ll i
ri ess of the interior will unie i
,'rminel ,ifforts to hbave justice'

I t Ii''
Iii ,Ie'-

1 4
4,0 '"'i 'I .0 -~'V4.Z '''I ~0

-i voelilts
'0 ,o4 to

'!h' interior and show up the' work- t' r t -
iint of ithe railroad m ach ine in ouir i hi. ,- ." l 1.11f f l r
legislative halls, and rouse the people jn I. o = 4 erf
of the interior to their tribute pav ing ,1,, ,rv ,d \e I t I.a.t a l
slavery to railroads in the interests an Mrs Thn Jlbase arthlg a
of the seaport towns: then, and not hom..e The, , -
till then, will the interior have jus- 1 lian ThIatrd mi, ,
.Misses Lillian Thamrd an1 leTy
tice and have that which belongs to
thm-their fair share of business ter
them-their fair share of business

which they are justly entitled to. on
a fair and just basis, eliminating dis-
criminations, as well as the producer
having reasonable remuneration for
his labor and undertakings, and not
be considered merely dividend paying
assets to water-logged railroad cor-
porations. whose stocks and bonds
are five or six times over the real val-
ue of their property, while they pay
taxes on about one-tenth of actual
value. This would be a fight for jus-
tice and equity and the rights of the
interior, in which every free interior
newspaper should take a hand, and
every freedom-loving citizen should
back such newspapers to a finish
fight,. not by plausible promises and
fair talk. but by cold cash and un-
stinted patronage to the end that no
paper incurring the displeasure of the

nThis paper rogrvtM i o We go
port uf this mtiag. bi its r epo
of the-ts delightful fu cttee s is aba
from thoe city


On bis retura bom. y*ter*W M
a tour of the slat-. Mr E. p Tp
found a telegram awalUtag U M
neuncing thee sad kntl~mhg e a
death of his mober wbkrh cb q
in Cameron. N C. Frriay
She died in her .-lgbty ifth ryT* /o
was the mother of twelve, b
ten of whom ar.- wiU I vte 1a
year sago bshe r.-e*iv id a tri i e
paralysiM. which refine ebr a
bed mnit of t he- w f i me*i bu, up
that time h*e wa- r-'markabWy
vigorous arid ativ. ln B%- f

nnd rt-zjwvt 1 1 in
.1, 1 Y 1w

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Y 4 w e * *

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Onk waNw-.)

S Me. a' Y.o e armm

Hm Ak a ea aeoi do w

ahmm iii n* with .wm
m- charm;
m1M em f an ion

on.r le w me the ma
SB l-T vms' -u heo
of e4s a tcamreatedly;

S-1 a w woma ur woma
b e m em t class. th Show

a M9 at yo hreas ime-

aM rika pasantm and agrehm

1 s a platutrte l lmeet people
9 d*o m iw mereaed bogets

m Iaaa to a aom and a kno
4111 My OWWW6om or class. Show
G"a Usk and you show me a
GuibwAA. True courtesy also
I a be4a pkMi ant and agree-
I. I t a ptesir to meet people
Ige plimmumt &Cable and kind;
MI o p. like Minnehaha. of the
'Wo-'t you cou e out again.
*We matis you dreadfully.
fta a ptu of n"mystery" will

The last r YE d more Inter-
tha the t er Wasu t true.
ely Sill ac*m Habit has some-
lto do wM a person'ss behavior,
m t s the s strongest
em f p p le can be
as well as overbearing,
Srteralw is tasttely preferable.
e~eM e the Ulife of some.
ambse them a haghty and over
hse. I rkin it. would have
MId. emmdIerate Christians.
ead most strongly against
M hta~aL esa. and said the
w ae l rata d er than iit.
Ste,. wfor all the lengthy
oe the latter
1 w e ofl the sbortnesu of life.
o iamy mavoiable caresn and
It Is a wi n thing to eulti-
a presMat. courteou manner to-
a "Ok. why should the spirit
lmrm l bew proau' must I, an in-
k-r psle fron anll true. ind
point of % -a i'rid*- ngoih Ls-
erureomI and a haimntt spirit
a fall is 1i tir iq .la ;,,s ill
e Lasx,. sh.' Iu was rittien.
raltl icrii. 'he i II' .%r-f~ailing
a etf fools and a tlIl.. too Theren
LI i pr Id. alu* hauteur a ,lisennothling
aI m ad amw M a.n Iwvyond compuita-
SIf pride is m er vice. it can lay
blae to tIrtue Why. then. tle
and banshty" Rich or ;aoor.
or kS. bshoud shun its narrow-
Swdrt. sad learn to practice a
W mamaner. a courteous spirit
toward friends whom we
this erantory world.
a bet vy. Iestl(man and real la-
b by t(ing true to yourself:
Is. pwfl honest Everybody
Shrerstp. but don't h w honest
w her hhi ke It. but for the %ake
bp k I fstil Always remember
r wn .amsusm of yourself Is
i~lnd tim. moe Import than
- ehees think o you. Then, po
al ee,.-N, are a wonderful help in
/ world and It ia worth while to
r' outward tIas. e gmetillhy about
viSh powu

It m*-n nail) uulderstood
S ther a rnig can never smother
Swrona-dotngic of another:
b haetredI. bale itncr''aset-.
b I mwed all *.%tl ty aMl ~oI le -an-,. their hIeatis and
i Mll th, o*' I .. di-'r<:it 'T,.t.
It thp 1 I l L i t: ll l.- '

uii ni.r (a(%l it \ t;hl mell r-

I ui 'wattialivih ter asd.irting
o i b* m " m..ark ad i'"making
t i" . .i t Zero him; self, a
l 1'


t -. .L.,.,. irk an,! making
pug,.,. .*.- .1l olt Z7,ro hilnself, a
Ltr'.-f',.d i apittl t of (Christ delivered
a 'w*. n it'Ter-ting elihortation to a
r i i .tl of ci-lurio,.lty stricken peo-
p r~,v*.r th, t4Sa Island Hank corner.
He artl#-J ir the cl-t aboard the
Sai e Urems having b W ad kiofng the night before, by
(OgelI tweIl It m.-ms that h.- be-
g tme a rlhilou sect. but is
9wan the purn article unadulter-
ad lHe refUes to receive or accept
a p-y. a f tewrr that struck a ten-
4A lrdi it the breast of a good siz-
OJ -kemt ef our church-going iopu-
lO HM held his shoes under his
SamIa the plate of his mud-
B B~__. -- ~&


A few more year and the charging
columns of traic will have stormed
the ancient battlements of the sacred
city, and the steady stream of gain-
seekers will low on, unimpeded by its
barrier. Already the beer gardens,
the dance halls, the baseball and foot-
ball teams, the railroads and the
newspapers drive right through its
hallowed precincts. Already the busy
contractor in the great city makes
th- hammers ring while the church
bells chime. Well, I am an old-fash-
ioned man-simple in some things, I
reckon. God knows I am little fitted
to sermonize, but I am not ashamed to
say that I feel a profound reverence -r
for that old land-mark-the Sabbath
day. To see it go down under the L
hurrying feet of mere selfish money
hunters would, in my eyes. be a far- i '
reaching calamity. This is said in no
spirit of narrow sectarianism. Far
from it. But I believe a periodical
rest day is so very needful to the
world; so trun an ,economy of /
o(f t iergy. of strength; so moral and i
,,le-vating in all its tondencites, that
inere religion entirely removed Irom
bt debate. I woull. as a law-maker,
tote to compel a weekly halting of i
the human hordes.
I have read somewhere that in
crossing the plains, in the emigrant
lays. the teams which halted for 2618
Sunday always caught up with, and 261
then passed, those which had trayr-
eled on without the halt. I do not
doubt that such would be the case in
any similar test. The French repub-/ ,
lic. in its general reforms, undertook
to eliminate the seventh day Sabbath
and to make every tenth day the Sun-
day. instead. Historians tell us that /
the attempt was a failure: that men / '
and beasts wore away under the I
lengthened strain, and 'that France / /i J
had to return to the old seventh day
rest. "
In this country we have a heartless.
tireless. pitiless race for wealth uch' ,
as the world never saw before. The
great lines of duty are becoming (imn. l. above designs art
The grand ideas of moral responsibi!- P i' '. Y)t- l
rIat a'y ,lC(' ity are fading away. The sublime c
ronceOr.lion of life as a -rusteeship of ( cannot put too m ch braiiing
noille powers. aspirations anil oppor-
tunities. is battling for its very isi- ll ;a suit. of too many flowers en a
nc,.t Evervy vear this nialddtning har. therefore a wide scope is gfven
rush for money, this insane .get individual taste. This may be called
there'" push for success, regardless o a three-piece suit season, as nothing
'but the long coat is shown in fashion-
methods. see us drawing nearer to
the fatal brink over which so many ble shows. and the waist of fancy
;net. princess shape or jumper style,
Nations have gone down in ruin.i
Whenever we lose entirely the belief the two latter of course attached to

in human accountability to eternal
powers; whenever we are possessed
utterly by the creed that life ends at
the grave, and that therefore we must
"'eat. drink and be merry"--then, in-
deed, we are doomed. Money will be
the God we worship. The basest pas-
sions of our animal nature will assert
supreme authority over thought and
speech and act. From January to
January there will be the rush, the
roar. the march the deadly combat,
the shout of onset, the cry of the
wounded, the cheers of these relent-
less civilized savages whose only
care, purpose, effort, religion, is to
get money. In this mad saturnalia.
so very destructive to the better at-
tributes of manhood, the catchwords
of the procession will be precisely the
same as those under which the old
Pagan nations went headlong to per-
,lition. "money and woman and wine."
Strike Sunday out of the habits and
thoughts and reverence of men, and
vwe will have lost a priceless heirloom
Oi I ht IInlT whose val'i' e we did not

the skirt by a belt of optional width.
Some coats are shaply cut away. and
fastened by one, Itwo or three buttons;
in others, the lower part of the front
shows a moderate slope, the latter be-
ing in much the better taste.
The Coat Mania
Coats will be 'the thing" this sea-
son. and as warm weather approach-
es, pongee, light-weight silk or lace
will be used. The only style snown
as yet in the way of an independent
outer garment is a dressy, black satin
coat, trimmed solely by satin-covered
buttons, and collar and cuffs of Ori-
ental embroidery. As a matter of
course, silk coats will follow at a la-
ter date. Some very elegant cloth
dresses have crocheted lace coats in
exactly the same shade, but these are
beyond the reach of any but the rich.
The majority of skirts are cut circu-
lar with inverted plaits at sides and
back, closing at the left side by a slot
seam. Trimmings up the front of the
skirt, or a panel, are both coming into
;se. the separate skirt however has

ow 'afltd itxx a g~te. I1cotift-'S; to, O. C x~~ I X -
all t !'(IIhe 1 11w Pongee and Foulard Silk Suitings
it~ ~ ~ ~ ~~~~~~lW1 Owbi n t:-~tIj'i itti the mi liv cotton fLabi-is that
't i ll s' x-tii k' i il*t I xs'ar ix '''ii li 'V re~se ht'~i,1i sill,. torte'

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*;flIt' \'ncriCan Print in--
;' li'-s' re'as I)10t-
ili xito\;.'siv- 'andi make
'I i)froc's ?1m: v('inerg1.
'N'' .' X1' id f llw 'Idle 1i 1111111r-v
in Lrctt'd pon- andufoulard

:I ':airasoid tt'r i'erd t i~to i (alch he

i\ Tlth 'r- no thought tha; rivals
,.l';h dvI y 1lW, lalic ,s ovNer a world at
Passing while we pause. Thlie% .y day he glances over a world at
halting. too. There is time to '!rs that the allotted tasks have
hack uiHn 'the roa already trav- 'been11 done: that strife is hushed; that
and number the mile posts. On rivalry enjoys a truce; the arm of la-
day we are not afraid that ome-'beor is relaxed; the rush of capital is
will drive by us and get ahead. arrested: greed is at bay: conscience
re is time to deal honestly with is alive: duty is on guard. and the

one's self. and to inquire with what
cargo we art sailing on to the un-
known seas-a most serious inquiry.
Thert is time to look over the leaves
of our "Brief of Testimony." and to
see what kind of case we are carry-
ing to the great High Court. There

wniie tents or peace are dotting every
plain and valley on all this great
globe.-Tom Watson.


Nearly all diseases of the skin, such
as eczema, tetter. salt rheum and


I ,


Edison Ambrol


Are for sale here. They can be used upon
your Edison Phonograph by means of a
gear attachment, which we can put on
Come in and let us explain about it, and
hear the Records. We also carry full line tf'




AT -


I Our new stock of Fall Goods is now ihere-. anl w. mlvite. tri ..
public to, call and inspect it. There is no line in thi0. ,..t .~ that
I will compare with our late styles. high lqualitv andl l w :r:r..-
)f course we could not begin to enumerate in ,dtail a ir r..,
but we would call your attention to the following , ;l t. ,t
goods and prites-others in proportion.


e b%- rht Mclall Ci'-
.tterns ma. be bet.;n'n


Lace Waists
Th'e sweetest of lace' waist? are'
those of iBrussels net, with silk eni-
broitld'red dots about the size of a
three-cent piece. and when white and
lavender dots alternate, the effect is
charming. The Marie Antoinette cfhu
is in high repute, and as few %,omen
are blessed with handsome shoulders
and arms, in these days of tight
sleeves, an accessory which breaks
the outline and softens the ensemble
is to be welcomed. The severe effect
of the 'tight sleeve is lessened by a
ruffle at both sides or by a narrow
lace panel with frills and lace stiaps
across, the sleeve.
Spring Millinery
Colored straws in both fine and
coarse weaves are in especial favor,
the crowns of some being so high and
so broad that they border on absurd-
ity. The larger proportion have nar-
row brims, turning downward, and
come in several shades of pink, blue,
crimson and Tuscan yellow, trimmed
with rosebuds and moss. or with
small roses and tiny blue flowers,
cherries depending from foliage or
moss. or ribbon is draped around the
crown, with a cluster of loops so large
that it seems to take up about half
the hat.
Broad Brimmed Hats
On the other hand, white or black

<*hons. Fol. the :
hats, as lar.e as ever. bav' high
crowns +,ntirrely Co\,'re', \\ with t'owers.
I'as's am sev r;t! iColo's ('oI i'ltt 1 v.with

o.-h:leal!"l, o q ert- air cist' iri', re~ l
h;int!so 'pe black tr \'hi:,> l'otrich

flower toqu's a :*' !:a r" !
violets !; inx ;t hli! ,;, t" ]iai' ;I, .
of--'-he-va.1lty i-< stel ()(!' ;:\, '.: ,-li
cherries, am i athir i : ird \-
drangias briglrhtet i-'d iV *',i-'ni ", !
vet ribbon.
VERON.\ (i. \rK.


Flolri.a is the banner r-tate of the
I'nion in t lip I'rotduction of turpentini
and rosin. according io a report is-
sued by the national forest se'r.iAc.' on
Thursday. The entire country pro-
duced 36.5o0,06o0o gallons of turpss"
and 4.000.000 barrels of rosin in 190S.
Of this amount Florida furnished more
than 17.000.000 gallons of turpentine
and nearly 2.000.000 barrels of resin.
Georgia is the second state in 'the
nDrorwrtltin of thpac t. ,r.v.,.l .a.-.

Wilton Seamless Art Squares-All in i Jute Art Squares-x12. only $iC
the latest designs, all sizes, $40 to Cotton and Wool Art Square.--4 to
..$50. $20.
Axminister Art Squares-In many Ten Wire Tapestry Bruss*s A-
pretty designs, $20 to $35. Squares-$18 to $25.
Wool Fibre and Fibre Art Squares--All Wool Granite Gruse s Al9
Only $12. Squares--8 to $14.
Imperial Smyrna Art Squares-$22 to Japanese Matting Art Squaes--$6
$45. (We are Ocala agents for Small Rugs to match all of the aoMve
these goods). at reasonable prices.

Chi;:a Dinner Sets, $10.00 to $125.00. Ten Pic-e F it:
S-ts, $4.00 to $25.00. Big line of China and Porcclian
Dinner Sets in all of the Latest Patterns.

\e' have just added 5000 feet of floor :p;wce .Iani :
than v e r prepared to display oar beautift'l line *r V'irr:; :' ,\ n
the near future also add a complete line of Har.tlwtr'

Exclusive Ocala agents for Allwin Go Carts, all color, $).

We are closing out our Standard Sewing M.aclatine.. .nd. th-
few we now have on hand will be sold below cost.

F'clver and tlacKay


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H. B. CLARKSON. Manager

Home Cured Hams & Bacon.

We Wish To Announe That 0q)


We will be ready to store and cure meat, and

are prepared and fully equipped to handle all

meat offered us. We are better equied and





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MY and Mr, Air-hiur -Cob are"vis-ai
Iti rnl l Ahr ('ob ar enjoyed a very pleasant vi it V-ry delightful was the porch par-
tindi I r l,.I l MI) .. fari lfrlt. .;ld iui#r'i,.nllvI witness-I Wlnesday afternoon from Mr. Her- ty given by Miss Grace Hatchell on
i 'th.i rat \V.. hip.' that they! man Benjamin. Mr. R. E. Eggleston Tuesdlay evening at her home on Ok-
Itll *\. Id'a-aLt tills. iandll Mr. W. H. Thomas. all of Atlan- laawaha avenue, complimentary to

*. rt w ,a one cn ;a. whose mission in Ocala is 'o re- her friends.
*'rb a Fhel x 'establish the Florida Packing & Ice Mi,-s Hl:;chell met her guests on
Company, perhaps better known as ti' or und invited them to the
Mr 7 I' I'hai who i knows punch tabi-, where little Misses Ethel
a a fair ia. knws aBnjamin's ice factory. i la;craft and Frances Lidilon served
harb a fair it ai,,i what oine outgh 'o This is Ocala's' pioneer ice com-; I
t,4 i hni l ,hu.. -verv much over the pany. having been established up- T'ron crclad been screened
Tamliga fair I its horticultural as- wards of twenty years ago. It also nh a fn aorch h ad been screened
ltraci ins s'ni-dtowasdsoftwentyyearswer.. six able, wer arrangedl antl the
.t I, ,.ld. attiraciions .,enl-,'d to .established the first meat curing and f ht as njo
hL** *-'r1 j),l h. thingg" cold storage enterprise in the inter- resT 1 ain as a beautiful one,

M Ral cannot foret hsor. At the time it drew much aiten-: the l. v-ry moon was casting
M, -. \ Kasl- cannot for'et his ,ion to this industry throughout the i moon was casting
"K f ls intds and cones down*. e.ry c IaIo ,rth scert. an, a
Sl i. n clll-s down .ery state and was so successful that the
i i ii tol k.- .-ep in touch with .'Star Ocala ham" promised to be a ( 1 l Th in all th
t tit a t,*t-.'r. Stt-rlay and r o nuor ue a-;tn'.
thm He pman here y.-steerrday and permanent brand in the wholesale mr ('r I .
hi. ud tdi'ae that his, lines have market. From one cause or another :i ('aro !iloandhe ane Mr. W. V.
l-II i i,..'a at ~places. the business was allowed to slumbner ,
't 'rN ntow on salte at one centi but will now he resumed and plrose- i l a in i t la tei a
* s~a a' flsh. *1l X utred with more vigor than ever. Ir !har.d knia .
will try to not only recover lost r Iicius reftishments
'V ee\ ry ,;itchus ret'ir,,snnirnts we-re
Th I, oiii r,-olit-s Missionary Soci- ground, but largely extend its opera- r, z o l
*1t of the. PI'rt -tterian church will tions. As the old firm has a r eat l ,f lo;s aa
hilol I(t nionihlyv wital with Miss many friends in the town and coun- '* ani cn e for the en-
Miss Hatchr'l's -tiests for the tcven-
h, \ra) Mcler at her fathers ;ty this will not be very hard to ac- ing wre .is .anit Wilcox of Wil-
-sid-rnce. ::4 South. Pine. street, on complish. oxM of South-
vox. Miss Edith McGuire of South-
Frtda. eveninIg it is looked forward Mr. Eggleston is the general man- aiC y of
!wrft. Pa.. Miss Kate McColley of At-
,,, ith pL.*asant anticipations. ager, secretary and treasurer of the Miss Edith illiams of Elk-
company under its new management. e e e
Pos tb- plot cards for one cent at' Mr. Thomas is sales manager and Mr. .( ranes Ane
I s manager aon. ('aro .ildon. Valeta Potter, Ann
IHarry Perry is engineer and superin- Mixson. Ophelia Sawtell and Bettie
IATIT--An Sunday. March 7th. from tendent. W\av Melver. and Messrs. Ernest
my place at Martin. a setter gyp, The first named gentleman will only H. E J
ab ear old; head half white art of each month in Ocala rook. H. E. Jones. Howard Walters,
S alf black. nearly white spend a part o eac month in al, eon Fishel. Ardis Waterman, C. R.
laformation leadin 'to her recovery but the two last named will resie Krgor Bob Mathews. Otto Lohrig.
will e sutitably rewarded by address- here permanently, and bth have Charls Flippin Harry Palmer and
cay W W Martin. Martin. Fla. 3-12tf families. I\.. \Vheeler
I Trhesl g et m ate ct I n -12 10d r-n?1nd *Io

I These gentlemen are connected I
Mr Herman Benjamin of Atlanta Isl I
Mr H-rman ltenjamln of Atlanta w Siwith the largest ice plant and meat
eI t. n a tmit. thie object of which curing establishment in Georgia. ant
, ta, r-'allabish his ice plant, and he thoroughly understand all the ins and
las that it will tw in operation in a outs of the trade. We welcome them
itt hil, it is an old e.stablishedIrto our city and hope that their com-
eftit.rl aniti e %pi.-s to maintain theI1
I-ert and I, .-s to maintain he ing will he mutually advantageous to
pret. h s s-a long enjoyed ,a!a an l to themselves.

I- lDR.l S W <.o.!rw i- Nack -Mrs. Samuel R. Pyles was in Otala
"* I' harlet-ion an.. .Jach- y'.tsterday. and was examining the
W.ii 1fri0.ndts r-'vrw! ihflx he
..l t- friends regtre th e nw machine for making butter. Shei
i. j i-' ,nei a lile, unlli,! r the' w'ea'h- is one of the most up-lo-date and pro-
., t' .- na'Ial .la-tictty and hu- li.Tessive farmers in Marion and re--
,,., ,, .a,, .tt- will Son bring hiim mlinds the editor of this paper of the
A ,, ,t all *c lit t aain women who took charge of the farms
in the scuth in 1S61 and fed the ar-
, It 'l,''-vel' ,t oeaskat farni-.s in the field, and kept things go-
?-'- -:;'.. ing at home at the same time. There
--- was never such a farming period
\! M Iu hel. who was the only known in the south before nor since.
'.. n aho wi'ne'ssed tIhe it was four years of plenty. It look-
".1 ta ii -l .e icre niets. h:'s re- -I like a miracle, but it was just be-
,,,i. ~. \f.r lt' saw Mr. Taft (n,;e Slh women as Mrs. Pyles is a
i. ln i ,ffl.* h roeel' d ito New repres't:! at ive. had charge of affairs.
I, .|T ,ha-e' Iis -I'rinig antid e have\ never seen the time yeft
-'il ito. \ c,, at-i t'.* 'h- \' y lat-whe,,n one woman was not worth rear-
. i! : 'ble' '- jI a -. hole' arniy of men. It is setl-
,.,v -..- .ltrn that thl-'y 'take holdl of affairs.
...- .- i t '.,'n w ,nt hey do things happen. Wo-
S\ is a my'sti'ery, but a t 10,i'n)nis
S\ one. Th<., w'ordi co- ld 'wi I' o \v '.hoi i
i. 1, 1 I- ,r
V ,1 a I -.

ST -; "7 Si -'':.k. T:e voice of th,'e ; rttl.. ,le1,v anili
,, V, t 1"': M r a;ind'T h', phippoorwill a:'' no'w heardl iti
\ ,. 1 't I:. I', I'. 1.P l he land: the peach rr 'es are in blos-
II ,' 1', \., h M LlTi. '--' somin the hlackherry crop is said to
p- promise an abundance: more and
\ I ,.,1. llh. aell '.r will ,'n'.tr-l more the usual acreage is planted to
S.., Tu -d.i\ afterntioonli. IMa'rch 1., wa aernelons ant cantaloupes: since
,, i., ';! a* ,d doItuino par'y foi iDr. Boozer's prize offers the corn crop
S, .-. , l'a Mrs dolphl Ho ill require calculations to get it
h., t.. t, I'ida\ Hfltrnoo( n Mrs. Housed: the Marion County Fair will
F. ,! Hld.'r will entertain fori make a revelation: Mr. A. Frank .avs
M. ti ,,h,,' .', K n! Mrs Bu na that farmers are coming to locatec
Minim, .amongst us in scores. A rainbow of
promise. so to speak, runs along the
M' atd Mrs A Fort. who I've: horizon of the future and gives to it
erew the river, were in Ocala Tes- lits most gorgeous and glorious tints.
n4a. e a shopptla expedition. Mr. All we've got to do is to keep right
ro toi a member of the board of along doing.
awt' ,atmiaoers. which position l
1W ha bold tUaiterruptedvl for a long; Mrs. Edward Helvenston was the
l aHe- makes a very active. indus- hostess at a lovely party Tuesday af-
trt~ and cltcaUet member. ternoon which she gave for Mrs. Al-
Sert Birdsey, who is one of the most
Sthe post ctrds for one cent at attractive of our visitors. Bridge was
Pilae' x enjoyed by those present for many

uitit a largfe number were present hours. No prize was given, but Mrs.
to witnftal the impressive baptismallB. W. Mimms made the highest
r.rmm Wv at Silver Springs Tuesday score. Mrs. Helvenston had as her
afrtera*mo when Mrs. Annie E. Bla-lguests Mrs. Otis Green. Mrs. Mary
krk *ms batmtised by Rev. Barnett. Eagleton, Mrs. D. W. Davis. Mrs.
The- mne,,Kr. in a recent issue that this \\ill Gary. Mrs. B. W. Mimms. Misses
alteicant for baptism was Mrs. L. F. Mary Platt and Annie Atkinson. Mrs.
Itlak.'k %as a mistake. as she has Helvenston served a delicious salad
twrra a* nl-ntt of the church since course.
her arrival in Ocala.
Mr. J. Quincy Peacock. editor of the
Ma"r A. B Kibler of Dunnellon. Dunnellon Advocate. was a visitor to
MU It It Ktbler of Holier. superin- Ocala Wednesday. He says that Dun-
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The Pure Food and Household
Economics day at the Woman's Club
aroused so much interest that it was
decided to continue the subject
throughout the month.
Friday afternoon at 4 o'clock Dr.
E. Van Hood will give a practical
talk on "Flies and Mosquitoes" and
it is hoped that all who can will come
to hear him. whether members of the
elul) or not. The sanitary committee
of the city council is especially in-
vited to be present. This subject is
one that means so much to the wel-
fare of our community, and it is a
great privilege to hear from one who
has given the matter so much study
and thought.
Th.' following Friday, March 19th.
Prof. Rou;zahn will be here with his
tuberculosis exhibit and we will give
the day to that. and the next Friday
we :opt,' to have one or more talks
from oir local physicians on other
>u-i'j, (.s of vital importance.


TI':. sliay ,'nT ng Mrs. E. 1.. Carnt.v
"' : .i', ,mo-t chir'Tii t a] in hon!-
': ; MIr. :!l! Mrs. IHolthini'!'r. who
,inr he ''s'. f M1r. an. l Mrs.. (harl,,s

Mrs. Car'nv had only throe tabhls
of cards .mal a very enjoyable tiuie
was stent playing whist. No prizes
were given. Most delicious refesh-
ments were served by Mrs. Carney.

Mrs. Sandford Jewert received a
wire yesterday that her brother. Mr.
Frank Ansley. had Deen injured in
a railroad wreck in Alabama. and had
been taken to the hospital at Presi
mer. and is under the most skillful
treatment. It was feared at first that
one of his legs would have to be am-
putated but at last accounts it was
thought that the limb could be saved.
Mr. Ansley's mother. Mrs. M. .J. Ans-
ley, came in from Brooksville yester-
day and left for Bessimer this morn-

Yard Master Shuey of the Seaboard
Air Line railway, has handed us a
copy of the Elkhart Daily Review.
giving an account of a successful test
of wireless telegraphy between a mov-
ing train and a stationary apparatus
made by the Marconi system. The
train was going at a rate of speed of
,ixty-three miles an hour. It is be-
lieved that it will be perfected and
eventually used on all trains. and may
perhaps avert many accidents.

Mr. D. W. Tompkins is keepiniu np
rith- t ,th ..r .rit -' ;i.,, , -tr.. rt Thon

Mrr-. !,:ci,-n Fr-de'rick Blalock on- -
A jolly party of young people en-- tertainel Thursday afternoon at a Five Persons Drowned ', As
joyed an excursion to Silver Springs large reception. in honor of her moth- River-Tornado Plow i ts
Wednesday night. and a ride on the or, Mrs. Richardson. and Miss Me- Through Alabama and
"Merry W\idow" is far as Delks' Cau t A a. h the con.l hoid 1t atrh yriJ
(aullyx. both of Atlanta.
Bluff, where the crowd disembarked SunThe guess wt at n:ht \rkaji-, e
and enjoyed a lunch under the shad- i.oning :n :he ail ,-nil -rf 'h .r
ows of the majestic trees. steps by IMrs. Buena Mimms andl Mrs. Jsas ,T n hiih tw.,'* r
unfortunatelyy they were denied the Jack Rentz. who invited rhem to the ,amnn. ;iid (;.',rKi.I Te.-..-v ntIatv ,
beautiful moonlight. which has been punch booth. which was placed in thel \Wed'.eid.ay 1. ~ i ln r111 111( r.'w .t
so remarkably brilliant for so many corner of the front porch, which hadI court f''r the' latter 't, -*'Ar
nights past. but this pale luminary n ecoraed with nl.. t"Ii n Al11 n- r
showed its face occasionally as the vin e an ogwoo. Killd ,n Cthr' a Ia n.
fleeting clouds passed away from it. rs. T. H. Johson and Mrs. (ere whir t, .inil t, n. iro- r wa
anti the atmosphet~re was deliciously! yrs. T. H.,Johinson and Mrs. (;*orge,-,-
and the atmosphere was deliciously I Taylor served the punch. .e, ia *h. l.r
cool and exhilaratjug. There was no L s l a r,-l ,f high w.a,,rc c,iti.rlt i
raio ande the "rryWdowMrs. S. T. Sistrunk invited the call-
rain. an'd as tho "M jerry Widow" giod- s into the parlor, where Mrs. Bla- r rd t,r-tk:n r.nfall r ,
ed over the smooth waters occasion- lock. very sweet and girlish in a dain- twent ar
al glimpses of the beauties which w receiordl con .S fri,, i nn ,, 0 a.
ity white g-,own. was receiving. ReQ-0
have made the springs so famous i mo that valiuablie tr*'r' .te 1i th*'
;ceiving with her wvere her mother.
were observable. n it v hail t'."'n de-t- of ruee'ei 4-1~
were observable. .Mrs. Richardson. Dr. Blalock's moth- it ha n ,I,,tr, ah,
Added to these were the charm of M McCaull half a doz'fl f.irnir' .om*'
i er and Miss MoCaully.
conve-rsation, the melody of song andti hn very t y sides seriously injring .i vounl *
This room had been very tastily -
the mirth, and sparkle of wit. railery t in white and yellow ow- and a young woman
leorated in w-hite and Yellow ftow-
andl repartee, which made the excur-rs and with evergreens. In the li- Mayor ). A Mcl'hrm,,n of ('1
sion one of surpassing vivacity and brary which was simply decorated rt. Ga. has issued an appel lP
delight, with dogwood and yellow flowers, aid. Nearly half of the. min
This excursion was given by the several pretty and attractive visiting s lock wa blown
young men in honor of Misses Edith girls were receiving. They were Miss store on Deptit strerre was t.mI
McGuire and May Camp. Besides the McGuire Miss Sawtell, Miss Ford. e,. filling the strwwt with p'" i
honorees. Misses Lucile Standley, Miss Bull and Miss Louise Nixon. brick and timbers
Ann Mixsonn Annie Atkinson and The white lead at MyoWre

Messrs. Howard Walters, James Tay-
lor. Gilbert Younglove and Frank
Harris, Jr.. formed the pleasant par-
ty which was chaperoned by Mrs. Ar-
thur Clark.


On Wednesday afternoon Mrs. D. C.
Edwards entertained in a very charm-
ing manner the Married Ladies' Card
Club and a few friends.
Mrs. Edwards entertained at the
home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs.
Robert T. Adams. This is one of the
most attractive little cottages in
Ocala and looked unusually so yes-
terday with the decorations of pret-
ty wild spring flowers.
There were five tables of players.
who for several hours enjoyed the
many games that were played. Mints
and salted peanuts were placed on
the tables and enjoyed while the
games were in progress. The scores
were kept on beautiful foreign cards.
and when they had been counted Mrs.
William Anderson had the highest
score of the club members and was
given a beautiful white automobile
veil. a:n Mrs. PBrnard Seligman won
the highest score among the visitors.
and was given a pretty little Dresden
powder box.
.Mrs. Elwards. assisted by Mrs. A1l-
ains. seved almost i, licio'us straw her-
ry c'ream and ('ak, and coffee.
Mrs. Edwards had as her czeosts
bsitdl s th?'e cluI) ni nlhers lMrs. \W .
Harvtvy 'Cl;-I. .1r<. .1. D. Robehrrsni.
Mrs. Iern:i', Slignran,. Mrs., Addlph
[oh,".e b,'rg. Mrs. (;. 1T. Mai;hs. Mrs.
M. .1. {c ss. Miss .Mar\ I'iair F and
Miss Anni,' Atkinson.


A regular meeting of the s()s(,la
Athletic Association was held Tues-
day evening at the gymnasimn. The
old board of directors was re-elected
as follows:
Rev. Geo. H. Harrison. Dr. I E.
Chace. Royal E. Cole. E. C. Bennett.
M. J. Roess, Edward Holder. .!ake
Brown, T. T. Munroe, L. W. Duval.
C. W. Hunter. George MacKay. D. S.
Woodrow, Geo. H. Ford, Dr. W. H.
Powers, Geo. K. Robinson. A. E. Ger-
Ig, H. B. Clarkson.
After receiving the report of the
officers the meeting adjourned.
The president then called a meet-
ing of the board of directors, to be
held Tuesday afternoon. March 16. at
5 o'clock. All members please he
ROYAL E. COLE, Secretary.

Sixty Belmont girl students made
a swoop on Gotham the other day and
had a jolly time from start to finish-
mirthfulness and good cheer. It was
pronounced a bunch of beauties, and.
many heads were turned in th- se-
date and business centers and the
garden of rosebuds were the recipi-
.enrs of nnc('h admnliration and many
comnlliminets. Of course Ocala was

The dining room was beautifully l
decorated in yellow and white andare: William Diard. yar
smilax was looped over the window Thomas Harper of Atlhat. 23 yeIl
curtains and on the chandelier. The old. and an unidentIed wht aM
*rinfley Atek A I
lights and candles all had yellow] ayoBrinkley Asks A
shades over them, which made beau-i M H Jacksaeo t rtmbi
.Ark.. has issu!d as app1 tor gaI
tiful glowing lights. Ark., has issued an appsi t
tiful glow ng i ghts. iH e places the num be r of d ew d r
The table was covered with a pret- He places the nm r
ty yellow and white cloth and in the and says that over 2 persmu wt
center was a tall cut glass vase filled injured. He says that tfe to
with exquisite white roses, and here a house In the city hat has & Ib
and there were bon bon dishes filled Idamaged. The ,etire besls
tion is lost. and only three bLe-
with pretty yellow and white candies, tn i lst and only
are left standing Hiappeal te WI f
in the shape of buttercups. re et tands appeal
Delicious chicken salad, olives, wa- urgent, and asks espirtially fr
fers. sandwiches tied with yellow rib- blankets, etc.. an, says thac i
is not a dry roof In the. tty rI
bon, almonds and cheese straws were
served by Misses Annie Davis, Lu-tect the wounded and home|l
cile Moore. Jessilu Martin and Grace Five Drowned at Mew.igI
Hatchell. who all looked very pretty Five persns. four whte m d
in white dresses with yellow girdles. negro were drowned in the A
Other ladies who assisted at this love- river A small tMMt was ove'
ly party in varoius ways were Mrs. by being swept again-t a slbml
E. L. Carney. Mrs. H. M. Hampton. ferry wire.
Mrs. J. D. Robertson. Mrs. L. W. Du- EMORY OF M
val. Mrs. J. C. B. Koonce. Miss Loulie
Barnett and Miss Ann Mixson. The King's Dalter he
All during the afternoon delightful memorial services at the MeLtt
music was rendered by Miss Pansy cur yesterday mortng t Ie t 1
Souter. urch yesterday moing ; .
Sul t r..gaz\i( mm' uin. .aL,

This pretty yellow and white recep-
tion. given in honor of two very
ch-irniing ladies, was one of the pret-
tiest of the many pretty parties that
Ocala ladies always give. About one
huiinlro, and fifty ladies called dur-
in,- !h' afternoon.


"'arrie Mitchell. Ocala's colored fe-
ii 1. dit,' or. was lhally bruised up
: i ,'llatway acci,'lnt .vy steday af-
,',im Sh'' was living ,n Mag-
inii:n str'trt w.itlh h 'r father. R,'uben
\i:'c '!l. whiin fhe horse bt'] anl'
* ii lo ', :imnI stalrtedl on a ruin
:i'!it \u rn!. and only s'opplIed whl n h,'
-rrlck a iost at the Marion Hard-
'vtinr, (' onipn; y's TOre. ,
The . *hrwn quite a distance, and to those
who say the accident it looked as
h*'.igh both would be killed.
They were picked up. however, and
r-mnoved to a near-by drug store,
where medical assistance soon
brought them around all right.
Dr. Mitchell's injuries, while very
painful, are not considered serious.
and she will be around about her
professional duties in a, few days.

Mr. J. M. Meffert is enjoying a visit
from Mr. Charles Zimmerer of Niles.
Mich. The two men have known
each other for more than twenty
years. We hope that Mr. Zimmerer
will follow Mr. Meffert's good exam-
)le. move to Florida and help us
along in our struggle for commercial

If you do not think things will grow
in Florida take a peep at Mr. Shu-
ford's garden. It is a small plot of
ground, but there is no season of the
year that it does not have several
varieties of vegetables growing upon

Yesterday was a rarely beautiful

Uo ,I.RSs c Emily ilarU woU I U I
her life among us was held In --11
bigh esteem and venelratlon.
Miss Taihaql orxanize-d th "e- ,
of Mercv" in our city ani Inculeltu
a love for all of ,(;.t 1 cr.atuires.
did all in her pei r -innrilate
desire in this dir.ecltin
It is not n .otrarin e ti.ha ). rniesUp
of such a womanit' h'.;ll .r line ,
'elf around h* '* --ltl-. t ,r a9>
.\t 'h,' ,.,.* .: -** w ,w eg
and wrr'te ",i .i- : '. **1 84 1
of !th* n1 r-Ivi t to
ken, we-s of 'h. r i .. r The
*eubbi'ns a. !* t e f'*," k 'ak- m
Greenwiu'd i : * t (*la 1
her gra:te M Ir-4 iti'rrl m r the" prl
elcnt of the s-'oittv niad'l an aMv
which was rijtl*.1% '" 1* *' puibleat
Mrs. Harne-ttf ,ei.l i..r ,I .1 f, rv-'t
er. and oth*'r, ,old. of Trh,' virtul
;he de Thos I,ronii rl' *' *:1ttf
the nimenorial eri. i .r*- m-r i
(. I,. littiinger MrI P a''
Mrs. Jake Brow*' Mrm .orl, O |L
Mrs. R. H. BLru. "W. l! W W W p
att. Mrs T .' P ,,tbi je 1&4
Winston. 'he- two lst samr4 ti h 1
singing very swwt asthek


U'ncle Henry W Prklia h to
He passed away Monday. uMareb I.
noon. A gool man t i**0* 0 H H
the oldestma man in Illarlk ro(sty e
of the Oklawaha river beflm I
4lst year. Mr Perkins ream* bf
Alabama to Marion country amnwM i
over sixty year,* ago H. was a t
mer by occupation. and a gwo
too. He se-rved in tLe- Iladllu War
15->T57. also tin th*- c'ltefleras ~
during the civil war **.rvtng his D
try faithfully in rapat,,e Ie
was a conrisi te-r' 'ne-n,'-r of the
tist church for riar. V, V -ar
ten years ago h- bi.i, a .troke ofl
alysi;. front w.hi> hh nc*-v-r

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-'**- ERTY OF THE PRES-" --
Some citie of the United States __ ...On the 3rd day of March ex-Senator Wasington borrowed $3000 to de-
would give millions if they were lo- On the 9th of February, 1847, when; Wilkinson Call filed a petition with fray his expenses to New York, were
eated exactly as Ocala is. Midway we were pitting the Amlerican sol-1 the congress of the United States, pro- the ceremony was to take place. He
between the gulf and the Atlantic. diers against the feeble Mexicans, Mr. testing against the admission of Hon. went to Fredericksburg to bid fare
SMidway between Tampa and Jackson- Thomas Ritchie, the editor of the tartd with
*vilie. On the backbone o the penin- Washington Union, was brought be Duncan U. Fletbcer as United States well to his mother, and started with
sular. Near Silver Spria, the most fore the senate for the publication of senator from Florida. The aged two friends on his drive to New
'wonderful natural curiostly in the an article signed "Vindicator," which statesman holds that Governor Albert York. It was a triumplhl progress. His Hands were a Solid Ii
1 worid. Near the Oklaaha rivethe he arraigned the senate quite severely, W. Gilchrist is not lawfully the gov- He was met all along the road ( y Disease Spread All Ov l
most weird and serpentine stream tohe arraignd especially one ofthe senator ernor of the state of Florida, and bands of men and escorts of soldiers, -I Four the

Sbee found anywhere. who name is not given, but holds his election in violation of the his path was strewn with flowers and urthe
This is the picturesque side of the was known quite well at the time. constitution of the state of Florida flags, and bunting floated from every rely ure M r
ti M shipsM t. story. There is a business side to it. One of the paragraphs of the offend- and of the Utnited States of America. house. On his arrival at his destin- RECOMMENDS CUT(
"oentpfThat Duncan U. Fletcher was elected Dion a special body guard was given RECOMMENDS CUT
SIfOcala wereto make the most of ing article was as follows: fraudulently in violation of bothhim, although he said that he needed SOAP AND N
11111her nearness to the Oklawaha river "In the senate yesterday the Mex- fraudulently and in ANderalDo h
-& 1"L with atM that she could easily secure water freight icans achieved another victory. The the state and federal constitutions. no protection other than the affection
Sfthe y a shl. rates and undersell any other interior bill for organizing ten regiments of But worse than this: The ex-sena- of the people. Just as the cortege "One da we notic, that
al - town in the state. It is no deinult regular troops having been submitted, tor has discovered that the wicked reached federal hall the discovery was boy wa broken out wt
town in the state. It is no difficult with its amendments, to a commit- Standard Oil Company has created a made that there was no Bible in the sores. We firnt nti",l it '4n
BTd ar A. a oh how nor costly matter and has been point- tee of conference of the two houses. ahrd Ol C pany hs created a made t a here wa n B
ed out to her business men a thous. that committee unaniomusly agreed sentiment of nullification, secession building. Chancellor Livingston, th thenand Hiwe didn't Wthnt
e withn and times. i fean on a report which was submitted to and rebellion in Florida and controls grand master of the Free Masons, re- serious would result. But t
rar icrthaitimes s be sogeasibe, pat n them for their approval. The house its election machinery, overrides its lieved the situation by sending to the we headofth('ithi'ura |o.- :
y art beat quicker that t has been suggested that the of representatives at once adopted laws and rides rough-shod over the lodge ooms ea ry for the one used t hm
reason it has not been done certainly the report by a very large majorityaws d ries roh-sho over the e As soon as n e a aministerarby fortime the diaone used had r
hs t r white.must be that those mostly interested In the senate it was, in its most im- people., there. As soon as he had aminister- r.r,
th* e t flag. the Sac for must be getting something better than portant feature, rejected by a major- Had 'the election been held in ac- ed the oath, chancellor r Livingston a solid ma~s of th t ht t .
S f the r nfa low rate. It will be done some da y of six. When the result was as- cordance with the wishes of the peo- exclaimed: "Long live George Wash- wnt to the drug t.r ;
P'"11 i .. the red and a low rate. It will be done some day certained, a distinguished senator a x of iura ar.
and Ocala will come into the posses- from Georgia exhibited the most Pie, and not in violation of the state ington. pr--silent1 of the Unitel Cuticura O>ntm..nt, -inl ,
-- sion of her own. marked token of exultation. It is the and United States constitutions, th, eox- States." and thus was started the utrip ad my lattl, ,." a '
MA IS. itr u the things that we have enu same senator who urges a withdrawal senator claims thae he wouhi l.ave powerful niachiniry of the world's washed him w.ll. ih.. 1,
u si ,amN' r. | ni>rated are as nothating compared to our army from the Mexi(an terri- been elected senator and he ask. thh greair st republic.-Frd.Fric Haskin. wit a t a hn nt,, a ;
--- -- -- -..... __ ';he fact that Ocala is located Imme- This was on the 9th. On the 13th congress of the unitedd States to ,l- thoroughly with it. I ,1: ,
V. MARC 12. 10 iatel over a rapid rushing roaring naor Yule of this state introduced lare him so elected and give him his Jefferson's Inaugural evening before I pt h r
river, which solves the difficult and I thetwo following resolutions seataccordingly. Ton s reordure. You hav. v W oyer fair efill laol one week olf blowing His petition was referri to0 th hHg t 'pt simplst inaugural C tre- puhlish this *a s-t..,.i.
I M fatillao weekcostly problem of sewage. 1st. For the expulsion of the edii- H n V His clebration was the first ered a y sa .,.t r
__ ____________ 1 On the government lot a well was tor of the Union from the privileges committee on rivil.s and c.ions. H ain was the firsthe Cutiurs mmy I w
Sr-ecently dug. and after going down of the floor, for a libel upon the sen- and printed in the Congresional Rec- of the kind held in the city of Wash- and gladly r mi.-nm l ,h.
Sov..ror Haskell a distance of out one hundred feet ate- ord, and a copy of the remarkable ingion. although it had long been the Remedies. for the.v are a .--.*
1 2r o ahry bar in he nd. For the expulsion of the document will be found on our first seat of the government. Plainly dress- uffnng with n a
rthe drill dropped for the space of six tor of the Union's reporters from the "nDonahue, 20.b u From,,nt St.. k
-- _- feet or more. having struck a running reporters' gallery of the senate. for page of today's issue. e and attended only by a small es- Id., Sept. 16, 1'O7.'
11. tke, a poulti. came stream, and the hose from the city an alleged partial report of the de- court of civilians, he walked to the *
w wotrs wwatue of sound. bate in the senate. A MATTER OF GENERAL REGRET capital and took the oath of office.
These resolutions gave rise to an This was in accordance with his re-
Sade couprtie of ve for ever so long a time without a par- important debate, in which Senators Elsewhere in this paper we reprint solve that no pageantry should give
SWhenr. courf ticle of overflow rd was diggCalhoun. W ebster. Butler. W estcott. a letter from Governor Gilchrist to t;h lie to his democratic principles.; A ld BlCkheid4 Pr'v t
S w r race welln Mr. Burford was digging his ltYulee. Mangum, Mason. Clayton, Editor W. R. Carter on the subject of, The venerable William Henry Harri- Cured by Cuticurl
ho Ithe growing of celery. water works people and had to make ('ass. Bright and Archer took part, and leasing the convicts, in which the fol- son. 'the )eloved hro of Tipplecanoe. Oi ntt, th a .kn 'urh
he testwithawindowweightattach-in which in the next election the lowing sentence occurs: instead of driving to the capitol, pre- not rub. Wash off thokntm'r
Sout thrd to a strong rope. The curt rights of the press and of the senate "Owing to financial conditions, it is ferred riding on his noble gra charg- minutes with Cutiura Sa,
| 4004 tntaural core- a strong rope. The cur w as were fully discussed. quite evidepnt that the state convicts ,r. Notwithstanding tie cold, raw flyfr omed minut., h
2 IU-4l rre o strong that the weight was lost. The s nd rslution was with- should be leased, that being the only
S Or 4 T d reoution wa wi- .weather and his advanced age, he ng and evening. At othr i
SIt was impossible for strong men to practical disposition to make of then advanced age. hoe an d ut. f
drawn. ut th rs resolution was for the present." would wear no overcoat and held his ing the face a often a. ar.
make any headway with it againsT the oadoprsnitednby wao of wentv-sevan toa
Slark ar to report on rushing current adopt by a vote of twenty-seven to e know that it will be a matter of hat in his hand. Although he seemed Complt External and Intn, -,
B 9 t m a d l t b f rirg c u r r e n t. EirwynIv-oIn E v nr H m a r '>f In f men> a h :i :r- i r
61 01 -r-t mad. h the. presi- tw nt -one. underground river general regret that the governor "(.iarkaJbl well and alert that day, g'slt ,st . tt fl '. *-

-the streuiam that forms the Silver But i ill seen that the should have assign such, a raso: his th a fw wtks later was c aus- c't'r Rw,ln ,r nth.r-
should.have assg, dIsch a !e1S(Jt. Coied Pill 2.5w. rwr vt f 't ). 4 r"y.
s or ri ni b %ith str am that form s the Silver c es lre as O nly an expulsion from or leasing these ninfortunate lbiti s. -'d fo r he lost i a;a -t bh tho fatigle 5,,aIth r'isLh ,,,tTh e ,' '. ,
Staifo r, te r !.*- a .stu s pnd- Sprin adimn its of little doubt. Defi- the privileges of the floor, which did "Where morals and h irtunanit y pi ys. f r th' mlosfrt if hi.- Iy uh r fatigon F r Ir, ..t 'ura B ., -.
pe , ^. h ..o. wer**n ous oppo- nit".v locate it. and it will be worth floor w na W here morals and hlumanity play ; and -xpos-ire of hi. ina ur Ia tion. Ja-d^
& ofw eslob1Ito thopo- nitl y locate it. and it will be worth not extend to the reporters of the pa- 1part no nois isoats. 1t4 1 r"1 A.lrn an i ,- dl''t 'o ,t oi -E
more to the town than can be told ppart mon r its at ,r. and theas SrwasOhrin .t iWith
,w in an article of this kind. As a san- not b urg as a considlerati)n. tim ,ay af his ina;uz rati)n in
ihDiot Taft will -oall an extra itar, measure it will b hondericoSee when such an a'rgtent otld an -~ant phaeton n:l'] ot oak from Th ..
11 16 a tl* ca #-n- ,March iarl in the point of economy it will t was in this famos lead o. If the ned of money i a ina ti r the rate on-
e a worth millions. ,enator \\stcott of this state said: consideration and a justification of a stit i n.-Frlderic Haskln.
worth milion .. "If the people of this country know on 1v ,' k in h '.
.-. Our citizens should be up and do- ono-twentioth part of the corruplions, wrong. see how we could us, it as an -.. i. $
8 t110 en r *, lartN. at the' "am- ing. Issue bonds and make of Ocala the peculent, the reeking, filthy cor- excuse for so niny things-- -ry- APPLEYARD NOT A CONNOISSEUR a. .
I fr Mnaau4> s. -..n, and Man- a city. No place can be made a eitv ruptions of the government, they thing in fact in the decalogue. IN DRAPERY Brdlord c'. ,, , .
unless mone is spent. Spend the descend in a body upon this Let's put the excuse for the leasing ia-nt. Th,-,. li..'- .*'
2i1. city, create a revolution in less than The Pensacola Journal wants to re-ifairs which will ,
money, give employment to labor. twenty-four hours, and fall upon the of these convicts on other grounds,
* te w4tr .no, Krrowing twtter put down pavements, build parks and president, heads of departments, con- but not on this. If it be true that the fer to Tom Appleyard the question of o sell all a man ..
DMm mt a ,- **T4ortp are not ex- all necessary buildings. put in a sew- gress. whigs and democrats, and turn "love of money is the root of all evil" the proper or improper clothing of man who was '",o ;aar
Urmte N ofbtterr c-rage system. take care of the health them head over heels into the Poto- don't let the love or the need of it- the bill-board hours of that city. For'e to his house h
S e eterof the r people, spend money for all mac river." with the resources of a great state shamne. Appleyard is an agricultural, lightning rods. .,\.v i,,,,
Sa-woors Cotrtsman Sul- public enterprises, the property hold- So the cry of corruption is no new like ours has-be assigned for this hibitorial and editorial expert, but are warne to s k '
, k a ge r mutry Good roads ers will soon catch on and the in- thing evil, if it be true 'that it is an evil, he has never qualified as a specialist ning rod agent. ll- ,.
Ss ers will soon cathe pch o rea estate and Senator Westcott was the last of which we do not here admit. in draping or undraping of the "form cle.-Bronsn T-
--ces ntepie fra saeadour statesmen who wore a queue, divine." If Appleyard shoul be ask-

SP as ier of the Lud- interest on the public improvements which he religiously kept up as long WANTS LAMAR TO GO TO THE ed to pass upon 'the merits of those FOWL LANGUAGE
l r mpay for several s he lived. He also wore the famous COURT OF ST. JAMES Penacola ink. paste and paper beau- The chickens are, >h.k,'ni
S m te sride last Sunday on sitdly down and expect knee breeches and big silver buckles. ---- ties, he would first estimate their port News Times-H,.*ral,
hia 8 n't sit idly down and expect His history was a romantic one. He The retirement of Hon. W. B. La- value as state fair exhibits, then as They could hardly he .-
Sthings to turn up like Dickens' Macau- left his seat in the senate before his mar from Congress, March 4th, takes newspaper features, then as aids to duck-Norfolk Lanndmark
S H Tamia d The r. rd helps those who h term of office expired, disappeared from public life one of the truest and sea island cotton growing; and it. is That ought to,ts
SHara from oc for The lrd helps those who help and never returned to the state, most honest men. Gen. Lamar is doubtful if he would ever notice ject.-Savannah News
puq dbt d.o n.. ad bad conduct in themselves. He died in Canada during our civil eouinned ht ed,hatin na trnir o, whcth--, th .....,.. 1 Wt-! th, .,.ha ,a. ..


dtsmasma*stmre Taft Is becoming so
1 I0 "Opf ,m "mn and 'gator"
he r oae-rr% that he is not one of

A a4 afttbm ha. btw-n started in
I r a phhlic hospis:al. and the
|-< Ist Io m*'te**ll ith much en-

* Wlitak.r olt Iia'tforl (onn. is
Is It aa alteaar him 'he cuss
l-t 'U.** H lr d' ,a oerxinst

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P h' t'~sI

This paper entertains the kindest
feelings and best wishes for our new
president. It wishes him well in of-
tice. It hopes that he will not con-
tinue in the footsteps of his "distin-
guished predecessor," except in so far
that it makes for ute public good. It
hopes that he will put a cessation to
"government by denunciation." It
hopes that he will dissolve ;he "Anan-



Mr. J. Harvey Phillips of Tampa.
who is well known in 'this city. hav-
ing been a drummer in this state for
several years, is now in jail at Mo-
bile. Ala.. having been arrested for
obtaining money under false pretens-
,,s. He claims to represent a Mead-i
rville. Pa., firm.

its Clu'h. It hopes that he will do ,, that Mr
l It 10ilI be 'i'',mees thatAt Mr.
a%% ay vxith all his "'illiustrious r'r'd"- Phillips wa-s arr.,st,"i a .\shoevi!lp N.
,'-ssor'< ... s,'('Tacular"" f ,aTura,' of (. a (olleo of mont1s1i ago on a sin i-
zot t-rninil:' It ho tiis thbi he will not lar chi:t'' lanl h. wa-; in jail there
'p'' v to t1 he all.'ri4's. It hlo .s tliha h. '
; til ii' ( ,'** ,ql); tor -o if in T IIi ]1.

-- .. ._........... ......... ........ lgey woreUI a dozen garments
for a political career. We know of or two garments or no garments at
none better fitted for diplomatic life all. Call on some younger brother,
than the general and Mrs. Lamar. Mr. Journal, and watch him jump for
They would shine resplendant in any the job.-Tampa Tribune.
of the courts of the world. But un-
fortunately the democratic party nev- HENRY M. TELLER
er wins, so men. however well quali
fled. who belong to that party, bave Senator Henry M. Teller of Color-
no chance to be honored by such ap- ado. who dec -ed re-election, is thc
pointment. We would like to see the Nestor of the retiring statesmen He
general hold the appointment at St. was elected to the senate upon admis-
James.-Barrow Record. sion of h-is state to the l-nion, taking
---- -his seaT' D'ceniber 4th. P,78(. since
HAS THEM GUESSING i which Iime hl' has been permanently
inl the puhliH ye, Hle r'signed on
If (;overn ,)r (;ihl'tr;st is nor ireful t h1 i n tll i I- to 'conl secre-
hei may turn i ).f iI' hlr, I t, b oyxs .t'V ( ih(,,'or. il! 1ih o a ille o res-

r n '.. i ut Ll iia tI, w11, "1 ..'
er out again, when 'h1. -. -o.
'Hartwell Sun.
Anyhow. those rhicks ;,rA.. i n
tremendous 'ac'kl, -- hltI. rt.Y, -
Eggs-actly. Now r .;
Nest-or-b-it we've. ,on.) j ..,
haven't crowed sin- L \ .

There are two st:o'ti,-. ,
every man and *' A
live hon'-st. ilrizh: 1 T
reason is th:l, r-i'
anld wroni ,.ri
oth 'er is th.t :, a. ,
in i '. i ', ls : : :
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i'.'w I! M '' as a ,l ^ ,,.:' i,', is a Say take C
mie .Tis i),' the na l, Ia r!,on,,ary undoubte
"1n1i0i and will coiIoninu,,l hs pb-; Emulsion.
n tatconnon. It would I
SIGNMENT in its crud

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: i* ; '-, i sit ; l. V" milu; e :;i ss'>: oiot -
.1l 4!s '.\ l I .-z rac pr,'jil iiir, st ,l 1 '
i:, l'..'jii k \, *'' ;toi-tainl x htiro' \ s. I.'t OfT
'\\ t1.h od.''on;;l ii-.s w.,'', injtr -olt
w"o thc tI(o,- politic. L.e's star, out


01 S, !t,, ar Rolw.r M. L~a F0 114,, : *- anal. tI
nntnhvr'$1"n"tto pay rhotax grsis of ()f '1 I
lie \\ Wisconsinl Is'h'tit a'os to Ithe rv'lub-;

04i1s'9 tha a,,' ,. ,'1 -. .down \\i'h a closed chasm--a reurfit,.ad and i l'an national convention in Chicago.
a ree- liei'.-~-, S.'. '*,, Huison of restored union. Let's make the na- This information xwas gained from the
M s aid S.-tin'ame tin:'.;.reys :ion follow along the lines marked out testimony of Mary F. Stringham. pri-
I am- 'tfor it by its founders., vate secre-ary to Senator Stephenson,
_w in her examination by the Wisconsin
t ~sI aN rh. 'sheooer case The Duchess de Chaulne-nee legislative committee, which is delv-
IBM to kio twfot.' putting Dr. Shonts-is the fortunate owner of a ing into the details of the expendi-
ma the *stand wha' he found great many desirable things. although tures by the various senatorial pri-
| Me easpy of the. late Senator a young widow. Among these things mary candidates.
_is the coverlet of her little son's crib.
so.- a -one of the most marvelous pieces of There are a great many species of
I. C Omm and C E. Mizaon. two lace that has been made in modern fish on the east coast. There is one
S am- Nvitg vhes r White Springs. times. The coat of arms that forms very beautiful in color called the
to a spree on "wood alco- the central figure in the magnificent "parrot" fish. When we were in Key
n bo~t arm deed The case piece of point de Volois lace meas- West the last time some of these fish
bp a Om v-Ue4 and it will try ures more 'than a yard in width and a were on display at the market. There
i a re~~lmd where they pur- yard and a half in length. It took were also parrot birds that kept up
five hundred working days to finish a continual chatter all night opposite
P- si m the lace. and on the coat of arms the hotel. These birds sanr a sonsr

ai** *m is 'io)gjii
of such ,loings by a certain jolly. tat
editorr not far away from Coiu:nbia
ollege.'-Arcadia News.


OUTH A special from Washington says
With an utter disregard for th hat Congressman Sthen Spark-
With an titter disregard for th 'in- man. representing the first Florida
terests of Pensacola. and. indeed, for district, was signally honored with
the entire south,, President Roosevelt the appointment as member of the
has directed Secretary of the' Navy national waterways commission a
Newberry to close the navy yard of body created by an act of the six-
this most important of all gulf ncrts teenth congress.
Thishasubeen done, so dispatches de-. This is a very important commis-
are, upon recommendation of the sion, and will be made up of twelve
general navy board. Secretary New- members, seven of. whom will come
berry has, of course, obeyed direc- from the house and five from the sen-
tions. The order to abandon includes ate.
la t ka ". . . .

scribe Cod
natural stat

od Lierr Oil they
dly mean Scott's

be just as sensiblk
D prescribe (Qinne
e form as to pre-
d Liver Oil in its
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an4 oIe evw"Wor

m M I ti ba has written to
N OW 9l the Jaekmvrle Me-
I the a twta letter on the
wwft of the teate oa the convicts:
IectUve Manlion,
ta u.., VIa, March 6, 1909.
W R. Carter. dlitor of the Metropo.
Ha. Je avrll. ia.:
Dor Ir-I am plead to learn
that y are taking an interest in the
twevct qMutot and expressing that
tar'uq the columns of your pa-

Tb. prtew m system is one of the
mit Important of our institutions.
ead m Iits proper administration the
oc rs. charLed with the duty of su-
perT tlr g thi- risons are deserving
el orutr h i-t thought ansd co-operation
io I- derQltd from intelligent public
lll'inSli (ItEin the subj..-(. The news-
tal- r- can render valuable assistance
I,' pulIlishing accurate. information
Rn l t u.llhiS. t i ) sol1t1 It tlllic opinion
r l 1'% 141 t11i< i f at -t.
I lth. I la lh. I boIar, d of c(oni-
atI Il Mlu f otf S.a illn titu-'il)n. c1oni-
Iw-d of th,. go\mrn(,r and all ,f th.-
catiiT'. h eIM\ FUI'rtV i-oln ox'r thi,
'at* l|risola system.
I ama htere th c'iclo.inl you a copy .
of the. rv.a~ons which ga\e-'ned, this
bMard in making a Ieare of the tate
crveoits prior to the assembling of
tjb I-gislaltun The, r-asons gii\en
L'l.,I sound to the entire Iboard.
Fr.-lltn such to have .teen the case.
I d cd-t*l that it would ha\e been
lack of good faith to ha\tv refere1l the
matter to the legislature. as any oth-
Or a rml than that which has heen
taken b the board would have un--
4oubtedly resulted in a veto message.
Financial Needs
Owing to financial conditions, it is
quito- evident that the state convicts
aould wb leased, that being the only
practical disposition to make of then
for the- pre-snt. The question then
wal .- 'a aheth'r they should be
a.4tld tn a Iwldy cr in groups or sec
Uoi Th,. late'tr plan was :ri-'! in
l aNiat antt resulted in Iiuch scan-
1 Invittle our careful examination
a ith, cIdtllol s to b' f(dlowed byI
lthe .'ti r -actors lio lease the state
prtMi'ntr. alnd Wo,'.ll, sutiges that you
coipar :hese- witll the" terms upon
'hich i iIant coni\ icts art lease'-! by
vour t*artd ot county commissioners.
Acttordling to tihe' information which
I hav. re eeied. the' darkest spot u lon
our 'n icn t s nistn lies in the im-
prolir c' ar' gtl\en this matter by
*maus t cotnmlssioners. There is rea-
fm I.e telt. ".' that if these boards
wouldI treat county convicts with the
-e ca sideration that the state
hoard tr ats stlatl convicts, there
would te no convct scandal in Flor-

Why LeaMng System is Best
In my tiauigral address I pointed
ot that thle death rate among the
c"vrtets tn the ewate convict camps
was 1225 per thousand. and that in
the rritstration area of New England.
r York. New Jersey. Delaware. the
Itrc r-la. was 17 I % 'r thousand. This is
a r~tBtCeingl argument that the man-
rtr tn which Fklrida's convicts are
e*ployled i conducive to their
beklthfulnrs" Another thing: It is
obhttou that It would Ie inpractica-
bl. i- hlandhl' lon ternm convicts in
the :impolrar. canmipa which wotlli be
*4'*- laII t l 'nllllt'e I ion with 'oal
o L .1,.-.

is twenty-five years of age it is not
very injurious for them to drink cof-
f-e or even tea, which has a very bad
effect on a child's blood.
There are some other reasons which
I will not state, but I will say that ot
the two evils-coffee and whiskey.
'both containing a deadly poison-
whiskey is the most preferable, be-
cause the effects of whiskey are more
easily seen. A young man drinking

No more, no more
A White House roar
Comes thundering out from Theodore,
And life at last,
The terror past,
Into a restful mould is cast.

4COrrIL AND ITS mrr.C(i

To the Editor Ocala Banner:
Coffee ranks next to whiskey in
evil effects on man in the drinking
line. It contains a poison which is to
be found in the physician's poison
cabinet, along with strychnine, laud-
anum, etc.
Coffee is one of the most fiendish,
nerve-destroying drinks manufactur-
ed, yet it is used by ninety percent.
of the people. At a hotel, I noticed
that out of four at a table three were
drinking coffee and one was drinking
tea. At a boarding house I noticed
that out of eight at a table there were
six drinking coffee, one drinking tea
and one was drinking water.
Few parents realize that they are
committing a crime when they give
their babies coffee, and foster the de-
sire in them for the stimulant. They
(to not realize that when they give
them coffee they are poisoning t'Leir
minIs and making nervous wrecks of
their children.
Thenr are several brands of coffee
that are advertised as harmless.
Sollme firms advertise a cure for cof-
fee drinking. These so-call-d cures
are, nothing but drugs. to whic'i. if
you u1se them. you will become as
muIch a slave as you are to coff*- .
Coffee has its worst effects on a!
person between ;he stages of baby-
hood and manhood. After a person


The spirit that
Knocked business flat.
And said to law and order "Scat!"
Is out of it.
A little bit.
And nothing more will now be hit.

it is a fact.
Though dee-ply cracked.
The Constitution is intact.
And Theodore
Will nPa vermora .
iPerhapsa enii: a White House


His horse and boat
Him soon will tote
Into the Afric wilds remote.
And Uncle Sam.
Content and ca'm.
\Vol't care a continental cent.
-\\. .1. Lampton. in New York Wrld.


The storm and stress
Of restlessness
That held the nation in duress
Has passed, and we
May hopefully
Expect the days that used to be.

Than Fourteen Feet Long and
Weighing Half a Ton

A special from Daytona says that
a stingeray of enormous size and pro-
portions was caught off the Casino
pier at Daytona Beach, its exact
measurement from tip 'to tail was 14
feet andi 7 inches and its width 6 feet
and 11 inches. Its weight is estimated
all the way from 60nt pounds to half
Ia ton and it took the combined







ure out
what it

Melon, Spuash

These Seeds are Absolutely Fresh

If you get your Seeds from us and

have favorable conditions for crops,

whiskey soon sees the ill effects of it. strength of about twenty strong men
and if his mind has not been dulled to pull it onto the sand at the beach, L you ann
and weakened by drugs, like those A continuous string of people v.ere yca
contained in coffee, he will stop be- wending their way to the beach until
fore he goes too far. But if a boy0 a laie hour ti view the monster, and
sees his parents drink coffee at the' Mr. Cook. the owner of the beast, was
tabhl as' theyl take their tood. h.i will i comllleld to, place a watchman over
Sailt tolo tlihe saui. it all duriiig thi night to guard, I
Cofft,' hlas evon a worse ,tfftct in a aa-;iit sotlvenir hunters despoiling
wom' an than on a man. becausee. a;s .. ti'.' -nirinal or cutting its long tail.ght a t
rule. a nlan ets iiore ex.,ciso than It- cprure was brought about in
a woman, thus Intrlly counteractin; th.b following way. About fiveweeksi
hthe effoe~ts. There is one sure to! 'coffe'-one that has ne\er failed. ko:;i:. 1:wk up quarters at the Surf CL
Now. doi't mistake tnis for an adver- Cro.,' with his wife. On one of his
tisenm.nt. for it is not. unless, indeed, forn. r visits h're he succeeded in
it is an advertisement for nature. lcti,'ir-ini- two sharks. and he came l
The cure that I guarantee to you is this winter riggel out with a hand-
:hat you drink pure unadulterated forg',l stepl shark hook and 200 feet 'I
water, not after each meal alone, but of shark line. He succeeded in land-,
as often each day as you want it. ing only one shark, but was troubled
and when you do want it get it. no almost every day by some animal of
matter how busy you are: you should unusual proportions breaking his
always have time to get a drink of hooks like matches and tearing his A CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK
water. lines like threads.
AUSTIN FINLAY JOYNER. JR. For four weeks he has been sitting A little booklet lies on our table. A
at this pier almost daily, having sev- casual glance tells us that it is the
FLORIDA STATE SUNDAY SCHOOL eral -times been dragged nearly over "Riverside Record." A more careful
CONVENTION the railing into the ocean by some e d t f i
examination discloses the fact that it
monster which would not come to the
The Florida State Sunday School surface, but would take his bait, is the school book of the Riverside
Convention will convene at Tampa swirl to the bottom of the ocean and Military Academy, Gainesville. Ga.,
March 23-25, the sessions being leld make the water look like a boiling Wallace Stovall. editor-in-chief.
in the First Baptist church of that mass. break the hooks or straighten This is the biggest compliment 'that
city. them out and get away, only to return the ordinary academy or college has
Entertainment of delegates will and repeat the same tactics, until at at its disposal, and it affords us great
consist of lodging and breakfast, and last MIr. Cook wired two strong hooks pleasure to know that our young
arrangements have been made to pro- together and attached them to the friend has achieved so much distinc-
cure dinner and supper near the shark line, and on this rigging the tion, and that he is so closely follow-
church at reasonable rates. Mr. G. monster was caught and held long ing in the footsteps of his illustrious
E. Mabry. Tampa. is chairman of the enough by many strong arms until, father, the editor of the Tampa Trib-
committee on entertainment, to Photographer Smith and Mr. Morris, une.
whom all communications relative .Jr.. put eight bullets into him, which L Besides its editorial department.
(thereto should be addressed. finally took the fight out of him. A lhei Recorl has a local ldepartnlent, an
i Transportation on accouilr of lhis block anld tackle was necessar- to' alhl 'ltic tdepartlil'nnt. ain exchange de-
ioccasion over all the railroads of the hoist th monster under the pir in pai'tneit, a literary d'!pari iaini and a

Ii nelat' ., lcai, 'c tee' I 1 aa II 111
i i ate hias been secured at a ra'e of
10 .. .1?1t. o it h.s .tt onl anud one-half fare plus fifty cents.
-, i h .>:l" ;tThi aei iis I ast oi the T certificate
ln -. -ll .: I .* at p]Ila. t those a ailing themselves
e I, )IhI tl h' .rI-.I- !, 1" on 1hII" lI Ihi- I will pl -rchasIte full faret
It ., t1ii 'l l -.0041ol a-i' ;ii et-. l 1 .- ,artling po nt anld et fIon ll
,- ,.liit rtv n II II, r cei I, ;h<. ft )!e r o' nII ii! I




S T lk I at ta i' a i a l het
S aill t.-l au hl h t h*hols to s0oll
S dai n ti aillllnts ai t enoh so that he can
dH,4. i, lotey *inl. take t Mngs eas,%
lasL to, the town than and he longs
1f h tlb dta twhen bh can get a small
(fart auu ldalo.t to the country andt
It'. ,i comfort. and hate fresh butter
d ggs on his table every meal and
e iket' whenever be wants it.-Mari-
elta News

'v -v -. ik a' de streets hot ter-

, r 'i;; I-'' o r,' ( l( Li(it i A I'*': ;' i'.is
; ,. "1"T,- I!,',' 'i, '1. '1 "! 1i L ;in t, s -;"t .-

,ol1" dollar from poilint ot e 1i' ia-
r;. ri ner. Ticket s on sa.t1 rcli
22'-21'. final lil nit .M :rch.. .

SSlpeakers of national repn'ation'will
Sie pr'eseolt, representitig the National
I Sunday School Association. prominent !
Among them being Hugh Cork of Chi-
Every Sunday school in the state of
Florida is requested and expected to
be represented.
All pastors are asked to read the:
above to their respective congrega-
tions. and the press is requested to
copy. H. C. GIDDENS.
Chairman Publicity Committee.

was seen in the red face. hands and
body of the little son of H. M. Adams.
of Henrietta, Pa. His awful plight,
from eczema, had in five years defied
all remedies and baffled the best doc-
S- 1--4, A f Ahm ianuAM hlrvA aAt

,t fail


ARK BROS., Proprietors



690009 nPC 1O

Standard Makes of Plumbing Gooda, Gas Eng'nes, Pumpse, Iirlmag P
Acetylene Gas Plants Sold and Installed Complete. Eatlnmeet m mreinp
mitted on any Work In our line.


Ipriew "i

as a matter for thought, fig- NOW YOU'RE SHOUTING
t the following items, and see -
t means to Marion county: We see from the, paper, Ihdt the
farmer brought to this cot~ty Tait banquets thromihout ,he h -iw-
$5,00 a year. Two farmers trw ar, nnd ,,. r,.....m, .All

mean twice the amount, and so on.
Now. if we can get a few new ones
to come here each year and keep
what we have ir will not be long be-
fore we will trulv be the "banner
.Irmintv : inl will hlave th-e i,,oielI

!.rdet'!r to ha'\,' it photographed today ll isct'llani oois d,'pariitenl ; !a ,! f', r'sls iher'' to bui 'k Ij ourI" as-
ly (lark .T. Smith. th'. Daytona PI` ach The following is T'! salutatory: ,, ions.
artist. Greeting Lj wk \v!: sist' i t. liol r crit.s
T .,' bulky m itns' -." w ill Ib, 1t. "T'; h i, e'si, L ,,)'. : ; < its .A \. ) Only in F -ir a. but in
".1: .i 2t'. '' pi r al Thi, ': h.i i lt -u !i 1i ,t o, ,1 i ,Il ; mi, t a;i ha n wa-.

\ H : t: -. K . 'p 0 :. S 1 :1: i ': !i' t ii' H:.. r \- * i a l '8 4 ; i I'l t1 l - cI a 1 ; i, (' t
S, : ; : : !,- .!l is tol h epi< i r". o" r ,. ,o 1 m,, tha:, ar i I,... la r anll
,:1..,110 wal 'i t"'h ,' 4t sI a'i t, a nd
.i oc ;n 1 a: ool l.!, its st l]if(. aiid to( d- i v, vy y.iar. This result has
(. \ "I. :i <'*:i ;ill,' il 1'.' wa- .' i;' h ,! l, ossiitt' la.T'!n litrary a >,il- ,,,,n ,r, ght l)laboult Ily (constant adl-
Sity that is h'ert,. I's, success will de- isin Jlg al boosting.
'Fo' tl'.;II'ly ftour \v, .-.'5 . l. Sanm el'pl'l uiloni the eirnthusiasin of sr'!id ntsI \Vihai \v, ha\,' is the best farming
aI ai'ks, o 0 Coninii J.. was theI antd our friends in spring itls best in- lands in Florida. good railroad facili-
faihiful assistant of NMr. 'Cook in his e rest. W\e d1o not wish a paper of li is and will hav-e mor railroads if
effort's capture this brute. The the editorial staff. but a real school we bluil up the demand. We are the
credit of the capture is largely due to paper. With these words of explana- half-way point, the "hub' of the state.
Messrs. MeKinne. Sweeney. Living- ;ion or of introduction. we candidly and it is time that we expend our ef-
ston and R. E. Sleim and the two gen- offer this. our first issue. torts in getting something from our
itlemen behind the guns. The following are some of the jokes: large waste lands that have the great-
S H est producing qualities of any in the
SH ance-Which goes the fastest, south. A. F.
Dean Swift. in one of Y's political heat or cold?
pamphlets. told of a man ho "'tilled McDonald-Why. cold. POLITICS MAKES NO DIFFER-
half o' beef, and sent the rest to Vance-Heat does: you can catch a
grass." Puddin' Head Wilson got his cold. But if you are looking for the best
name by wishing he owned a half in- section in which to locate, come to
name by wishing he owned a hal in- Marion county, Florida, where lands
terest in a certain yelping dog. When Aultman-The more holidays we can be bought at from $2.50 to $25
they asked him why, he replied: "I'd have the shorter our lives are. per acre, according to location and
kill my half." A white man rented a Gould-How do you figure tbat out? improvements. On these lands we
._ 0 ,__ ,-A .^.... .... ..^ ....... A* a.^,... ,.h...... raise from two to four crops per year,

something fancy in nIm'I. htnlIii
and wt want zt silacg.'- s h;t ph p.
JPle- Of I P)tI S %% 4 )111-1 .orlt r taai If be
i'r' to c'c t tiC:-' -' ti i .

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A s\x-' iai l l i-;I .'IJ ( I t : ,I I- ,' te
froi ll az/.'lh.r41 1-'4 !-- '4. t.i,' !ith
childirin ;Iacting a, ,.ipll1 .ar*'r- all
born sinceI' h' .he a ht' htai -' 17" '*are
ago, "Polly.' b.'li,...l t,, Lid~\ t w
the oblelst h.n in th,- world aIi bur
ied at the horn of Mrs Mile. C'annoiL
near Wesson, with morr ixnIp aad
ceremony than is iiuall) howa irdl-
nary man. NeiKhbhors rom nn uile
around attended th.' fin-ral The
owner of "Polly" said the hea had
laid more than ::,oe *'Kg's and raai.
35 broods of chickens.


An Ohio preacher has discovered
that kissing is more iatoxicattin th
red liquor. The nectar queafd hfr

For Truck Farmers

and Gardeners

Beans, Cabbage, Cucumber, Lettuce.


Tomato, Turnip, Rutabaga, Etc.






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That strenuous hand
That yanked the land
All-ways at once is at a stand,
While trusts and liars
And wealth and sires
Et al are free from that which

S--- LL MEANIS A. L. north bound train, as we do not
PONT COY | get daily papers from Ocala until they
are two days old, getting Ocala news
Va. e lamBaner: in the Times-Union a day ahead of the
Sb da moe, so say the Ocala papers.
MA the ig E. P. Rnts mill i The Masons here enjoyed a splen-
M a la the uix large Woil did meeting last Saturday evening,
SU -- las.talled with received one application for initiation
Sfetl- ^led with u and affiliated one brother, recently
l lmlpowsements. Seven-
kfte 11d1ed ou nd Seet ndemitted from one of the Jacksonville
us. hu-dred thousand feet 1ges.
Srad to be the capaclt of lodges.
mid l to be the capacity of The Sunday school is still flourish-
-1 -- ad wn1 require a small ar-
M t- Wl require ogs ad run at Ing and seems to grow in interest.
SLO -f 1uiuh mgNews about Quite a number of the young men em-
Slto the peope of this played in the new works here are tak-
St theY Wipeopll of ti ing an active part, and we hope that
la dxtea they will oo bgion all the young people living near-by
S~t d e b td to Oheir roa on to will come and help in the building up
S 1 M rCK to ORals f ro of this school, and thereby make it
S. Mr. Rents's propmoition
Sof trde at Ocala is a iti one of the banner Sunday schools ot
bar4d trade at Ocala is a the unty.
8 f ad every business man in the unty.
00 very butakldme man Inb Mr. Henry McQuaig has been qfiite
1 ob tae hold aI do sick, but is recovering.
Shie tthe roadM buyilt- Farmers are now busy getting crops
M As that the Fort McCoy Tur-
Stet te w rt McCoy Tur- planted .and the voice of the plowman
'-ma" nl y will change their is heard in the land.
t arge commissary into living
-t m-- d build another com- COMETH THE MERRY SPRING-
m Wear the railroad track, which TIME
Sbhe ma h more convenient for
Smee1I es. This company has There was wild and uncontrollable
N 4w tbeir plant indefinitely, palpitation in the hearts of thousands
- f lor prices for their products
k prices or their products of New York women last Friday. The

r. McQuag and Taylor, con- biggest passenger steamer that "sails
t s am the Harpe house, will soon the deep blue sea" had dropped an-
-|Ae tbh mtce 12-room structure, chor at the Cunard pier and unloaded
iIt m be said that Port McCoy 29 American milliners who had gone
a a u4to date boarding house, abroad to find out what the proper
6 WIN be qalte convenient to fashions in spring hats would be.
S. as wed as to workmen who There are, of course, many more than
,- mpted here at the mill and in 29 milliners who go abroad to get
11M fashions for the fair sex, but because
T bmrIs a movement on foot to or- the Lusitania is the roomiest boat
a Wedseea of the World afloat it was conceded that more "per-
S her. Application was made to feet dreams" of hats could be loaded
a Mua--te lr de here for the use upon her. Hence the excitement over
S-r a@ll by the W . W. until the landing of this particular vessel.
S-=M build a ball for themselves. Little questions of international di-
I me ae glad to say that the re- plomacy or the reorganization of con-
Swas greeted. free of rent. gress take a seat way back in the
We rert et learn that the Bay rear when it comes to the first ieve-
aw aeteal bouee was destroyed by lation of styles in women's spring
f gam tst week. This was a bonnets. It was this revelation that
a- btM ilg. located a few miles the landing of the Lusitania prophe-
a f herem in a progressive com- sled, and it was for this that the wo-
My. mankind of New York, Hoboken and
1mM Ittle excitement was created Geehawkin, N. J., went into mental
In a few days ago when it was re- and sartorial spasms. In order that
at that I the 1-year-old daughter some echo of this riot of interest that
o MrN ad Mrs. Martin had run away foamed and surged around the pier
-f- a yeaa Mr. Higginbotham of of the Lusitania may penetrate to
Cbm. Mr Martin. the father of the Pennsylvania. we risk a description
latercepted the pair at Citra and of the "gem" of this new importation
t heat his daughter home. of female headgear.
Mr MeQualg. the road man for this Men are warned not to read t un-
-s. has been quite busy for sev- less they have strong nerves and the
Wl days building Mill Creek bridge, most absolute confidence in their own
iMg was destroyed by forest fires mental soundness. It is intended for
w timew ago. gentler readers who will no doubt
We amr sorry to report that Mr. grasp at a glance the entire architec-
AWL. MeQauag is slowly sinking un- ture of the thing, and be able to see
w the ravages of cancer. He is now in their mind's eye how "perfectly
-Amend to his room at the home of glorious" it would look on a certain
B asa. Mr. W. A. McQuaig. The head in the church parade Easter
-I veteran is anxious that his friends Sunday. Here is the description:
aad see him. as he realizes that The most interesting hat brought
h- --- I-- ... .. -- in nn the 'epspIl u-as that 'corn 1h

m Gays are few on artm .
The public school will close
- t Wedmesday. Mr. B. A.
a-m ith' teacher. has made


finds and theyv rerget to see
f trave IIt. will altlndt college th4s
pwr hbet*e'a terms.
arv*eral tanilies have recently ioov-
ed to thb pla,.e. Mr |flamp Mar' in of'
tra, Mr itlackhurn of Georgia. tlie i
Mrw t. I i* m dA % :t1. .t %11 t11411 1 -'ig allolng

X % Q\ii ne-:tt

Mir I IIt aninoi i of \'Vallo-ta.. a.,
wlo ha. t, si criticallyv ill at the
bo." of4 her lather. J. W. Stevens.
I eearTe'ral ea-ks. has recovered and
r onm h able i to return home with
bmr tb6be. lAuise and Lillian.
Mr. Rober Munroe. the naval stores
aW. who has so successfully conduct-
*l S turprettie still a few miles
aga of this plce, as leased several
gp" of high boxes in this locality
ram Mr. Remt. and has Mr. Ausley
e--r6d to "woods" for him.
Mr. J W. Steves recently butch-
ad a bemm-ttened beef that weigb.
ad er eW pUmds.

Mrs. C. F. Higham of Norfolk. Va.
She declared that there was no par-
ticular name for the design. which
.'he said she had 'thought out herself.
To the masc'uline observer th-'. hal

To the Editor Ocala Banner:
Reddick, Fla.. March 9, 1909. 1 Hello, Hon. Alfred! Here is * *
To the Editor Ocala Banner: Iagain. Have been out of town. Did
Some time ago the ucala pipers not know you had come back at me.
contained a piece telling of a propos- Say have you run dn that c-
ed new county to be crt out of Marion
and Lev contis. Last eek I re-load of soda water yet, or are you
and Levy counties. Last week 1 re-;
ceived a card with map and announce- still chasing it? Strange how gas
ment. and recently a letter from a from soda water will affect some peo-
near-by representative asking my ple. It knocked Hon. Alfred out so
views on the proposed new county. bad that he has not been able to
I have written the representative
telling him why I was opposed to theclim Bens back ard y
new county about as follows: it may be that he prefers playing in
Marion county's commissioners it, and sliding down his cellar door:
have instructed us to work and vote but, look out for splinters as you
against the proposed new county. slide.
I believe 9o per cent. of Marion .
Hen. Alfred says a "dispensary will
county's tax payers are against it. H nry wi
The card I received with map on put hm out of a job. ondr it
one side and announcement on has over occurred to Uim that some
one side and announcement on the
progressive office-seeker may do that
other I believe is not correct and isproressive office-seeker may that
g anyway. Perhaps he has the Ocalas
The announcement claims that the ,lisp-nsary job cinched; but I am go-
proposed new county would take butig io put Ed Carmichaei or G. D. Ho-
J'an in nomination against him for
3250 people from both Marion and tan in nomination against hir o f
-, hatr place. nWh, not? Either one of'
Levy counties. The United C(tnlus thatI h" t r
thteii. ves, both of thom. are g.ood
report of 190,, says there are approx- the e bth of them are
imatehlv 3,01 people in MIarion's sie .nWn. and are better qualified for 'the
imately 3500 people in 'Marionds side jo hy experience than Hon. Alfred.
J ,ul) by experience than Hon. Alfred.!
and 3500 people in Levy's side of the.
proposed ne contyNow. I wish to say in this connec-
The announcement claims that th tion that I do not aspire to the posi-
oposed new county l have tion. I am not in practice, and never
proposed new county would have as- I i
-ha-.. been. I have never souhr al
sessed valuation of $1,57l,AJO.. \V be- a een. h e ner souh
office, have never held onii ant don't
lieve this is wrong, and that $,li". offr
Want to.
000 would be more than its true val-wan
ihon. Alfred said, while under the,
ue, as that part of Marion and Levy on. Alfred sai wle u
influence of that carload of soda wa-
is of less value than the average ,
e. r, "Let us unite (I thought when I,
Marion county property.
It would take from Marion early got that far in his article that he was
.going to say 'in prayer') in sending,
one-eighth of its people, nearly one-e to s n r ) in sdi
eighth of its valuation and one-eighit ien to congress who will o away
of its teitorith t whiskey) entirely."
of its te y. Now, Hon. Alfred, I want to make
It would take from Levy county
It would take from Levy cou an amendment to your motion and put
about one-third of its area, about 40 an endment to your motion and put
So i e a it thus: "Let us unite in sending men
per cent. of its people and about one- congress who will not drink so
third of its valuation. To take 3500b con ho will ot d o
people from Levy's 8602 would rrip- much of it!" ho ill second my
pie Levy badly. motion? Won't you do it, Hon. Alfred?
pleNow, Hn. Alfred, you say you
One part of the proposed new coun-' Now, Hon. Alfred, you say you
ty is within 6 miles of Levy county's wouhl "like to meet on the
court house, and one part within 11 stump." Some 'gw the ideas of some
miles of Marion county's court house. men onl reach stump high. Now. I
The proposed county seat of the have higher ideas and ideals than
that: bnt then, I am not in politics.
new county would be Williston, with- et t I am not in pt i
ILet us. as a state, go into the whls
in 6 miles of its northern boundary as a st io t
and would be about 40 miles from itskey business, wish it would o into
extreme southwest corner,!the grub business, if it woul(i do it
extreme southwest corner. an cheaper than the local dealers)
The proposed new county taken any cheaper than the local dealers)
from Marion would commence at theand establish headquarters at Talla
hassee. and let the governor run it:
northwest corner of Marion county, hssee and et the governor run it
running east to within 4 miles of Or- '; t when we go to the capital we
ange Lake. thence south to within can in and say: "Helo G
4 miles of Martin, thence west just giv us a quart of your best!"
enough to leave Blitchton postoffice Hon. Alfred, don't you think w"." as
nough to lav Blithton ostofficea state, should keep ourt of this busi-
in Marion county, thence south to
in Marion county, thence south to ness? I do. I think you will admit
point near the A. C. L., close to Levy,
thence west and south 'to the Withla- that when all is said and (lone that
coochee river, :: miles west of Dun- there is no argument in favor of whis-
coochee river, miles west of Dun-ey from a moral point of view, and
nellon. taking in all of Geiger. all ofj ke from a moral point of view, and
Flemingon. most of Fairfield. halt there is less argument from a finan-
Fltemington, most of Fairfield. halt cial standpoint. Your own figures
of Blitchton. part of Cotton Planti standpoint. Your own figures
and all of Romeo. will condemn you. The wealth of a
Th~er is a probability of trying to county consists, or should consist, of
have the new county made by next what each individual is worth. Now,
legislature, and the interested parties w would not each individual be worth
are doing their very best to help their more if he had saved his annual'
cause before the legislature meets. s|e "ings for whiskey?
I think it would be wise for the Now. Hon. Alfred, time presses. for

suggest d an inverted bucket. Tl',. county official and Ocala board of I have other matters to look after be-
frame-work was of dark g., stl.ra ~ rad( to get lip st rong set of r' eo- iside this unimportant controversy.
crossed with a delicate pink. .\hou
the halit aid lencircling iit s\r itiions irotcsting against Marion los- I', I want to ask you a question, one
hins 5 in spiral formation ;\,a a ;sin ing part of hTir county and nmail (ach I ia" argued every tinme I heatl the
ofl haii :!ppt ar'ed to l~I. lare' J- of tli, s,.iil;,na -o s andl representaliv,-s a Ile'ls' iln of prohibition mentioned.
hwads T'hi' br'inli n ,:,wn *;i.' i ', ( tore !i, hIt islattivre f, I' ; [I it is ;a question of taxes. Every
r>o'oftm shi!ap itl about \VI','p r r f whik caIse
h,'id (:"x 'r!'r:i h'." 1a. ,: '':. i t"'i'\ d 'vsv. O l -his l! l ,lti r wl \ l-.; l. 1 i of th \ 11hisk<. *alS
r,! til to h hol.- :- i, ,anful. Ti:. hat to do away with it taxes
c lO\r Ih' n. k. S; '1Iv n 0 id I e l higher. Now. mvy (oll.'tionl:
.- : :ialion. L. S. LI(U' \w inch lower are the taxes in Ma-
No'.\. tIo: .' l(. theilt dois If \vIa' 10! rioiic ((oil:ty than in Putllailn. LIvy,
ill' sltlt'k mn:urke(t go i ie-,s" ani THE FLAG MUST BE PROTECTED .\!,''ia and Citrus countries. An-
(OKrtre'ss revise lhe lini gn ioi.n sv ; hiis. like a good boy. and I will
1ongrt.lss r\'Vise the living outo of tlihe l 'li' M i intl'siti;a legislaturt'e is ao.t1 llr ti ,k \,l u sone more questions.
tariff. We have the real thing in lto pass a bill to "protect the national! Your friend.
new spring hbonnets.-Pittsburg (da- colors.' The measure makes it a mnis- * *
zel to. demeanor for a chorus girl to wear --

The "Circle Magazine" has had MIr.
Lindsay Denison. a well known nt ws-
paper and magazine writer, to con-
tribute an article for it. entitled:
"Seven Years of Roosevelt." To konw
just how this article has been receiv-
ed, the impression it has made on the
public conscience, it Is offering a
prise of $100 for the best articles
based upon any issue that may be
raised in Mr. Denison's article appear-

Mr Hl. the young man employed ing in any newspaper on its exchange
I rno the Reuts Oommssary, is list, distributed as follows: $50 for
-imaag may friends here by his first prize, $25 for second prize. $15
-Pirtus ad buases-like ways. for third prize and $10 for fourth
With aO diatmer there will be a prize. Now, you have the opportunity
mvty pech ro e throughout this sec- of praising or abusing the ex-presi-
m. Judgta from the abundant dent along any line raised by Mr.
1B Denlson, and get paid for doing so.
Mr. 1Jyd. the man who drilled the
dk- wol for the Reatx Lumber Com- The collision between the two en-
p-t. ha left temporarily for Geor- gines going at full speed and adver-
&. The well is nearly 600 feet deep tised so vigorously and enthusiastic-
i after they get sufficient steam ally in the Jacksonville newspapers,
p-wer to pump the water up so it can and which was to have taken place
e teted. if it does mot suit them, Mr. last Sunday, proved to be a very iame
aJld will retua md drill deeper. affair. There was no good in the
C ylaty Commitomer W. J. Crosby world to have bee accomplished by
i. ma th Rate. -Aft- - 3 -*-

red, white and blue tights, and a vio-
lation of the law imposes a fine of
A special from Minneapolis says:
"But what particularly gets the
girls is a certain indefiniteness in the
bill by which it is not made clear
whether a poor girl may come on for
one act with one red leg and one
white leg and then reappear for the
next act with a couple of blue legs.
Also there is uncertainty as to
whether three girls in a row, one with
red, one with white and one with blue
legs constitute a violation.
"Furthermore, can the spotlight
with successive red, white and blue
fleshes send a whole platoon of girls
to the penitentiary?
"The choirsters are thinking of
sending a lobby to the state house to
obtain definitions. The barbers are
also uneasy, wondering how the bill
will affect the immemorial color
scheme of their poles."

"Besides being an excellent remedy
for aclds and throat troubles. Cham-


The Hudson Fulton Celebration
Commission, appointed by the govern-
or .of New York, has adopted as the
principal event on its official program
the airship race for the grand prize
of $10,000, offered by the New York
The commission, through the state-
department at Washington will ex-
tend official invitations to foreign gov-
ernments to compete in this novel air-
ship race.
The commission has announced.
that the "Fulton Flight" will take
place on the same day as the naval
parade on the Hudson, so T at hun-
dreds of thousands of spectators will
witness the unique spectacle of a
joint international naval and airship

A merciless murleer is appendicitis
with many victims. But Dr. King's
New Life Pills kill it by prevention.
They gently stimulate stomach, liver
and bowels, preventing that clogging
that invirte an ,,)n ;;.... ..




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Pl owt th s in tof t m, rhme, Washington, D. C, March 3, 109.
A "0 -Na at the Pt Si1ng t lui rhyme,
LA FaLAm Some thlngl o sad and yet so sweet. To the Senate of the United States,
A so me we are not P arpared to Washington, D. C.:
C Md D O meet.
d ^^ ~ *The petition of Wilkinosn Call, a
SLife is so full of trouble and distress citizen of the state of Florida and of
U O A UCIALTY W e are made to tremble with fear, the United States of America, who
SreMie T gw the vast wilderness was for eighteen years continuously
CI*I Ga Thr0ry0 which the burden we had
to bear. a senator of the United States from

St Hope is the beacon that leads us on, prays:
'_ust- lnt us till we fall by the That the credentials of D. U.
And are left forsaken and forlorn, Fletcher, commissioned by Albert Gil-
P tl Y dCalling for the light of a better day. christ, claiming to be governor of the
SUu y e vd t state of Florida, to be a senator of
S We revert to things of the past, the United States to fill the term
Filled with trembling and with fear,
For we are called back at last. commencing on the 4th of March,
t S k IfoRef, itlack Mi. To the time when we dropped a 1909, shall be referred to the commit-
WN9 P"I'-Pl yRocks tear. tee on privileges and elections of the

S~S r tle. Pullets, 1.50 We think of what has been before, senate, to inquire and report to the
-4 00W~6 $k. $ 1,le. or. i two With sadness and regret; senate whether or not the said Albert
4 r Ias WO rha t$.50 each. We sigh for the happiness of yore. Gilchrist is lawfully governor of the
IN qaliUty. $2 per setting of But the stillness whispers: "Not state of Florida, competent to appoint
; r t Cl s No. 2, yet'" J. W. LYLES. a snator of the United States; and
P r 0tti-nc : (2.0 for 20 eeg.g I- ,i -
L"- tor egg. $4 per one hundred ORANGE GROWING IN MARION r'spectfully avers that the said Gil-
A yo orders now. o 1 vyou wi!i christ is not the governor of the Ptate
6 G WS Sirsta My "Rockk" are the Orange growing in Marion countyvof Florida. lawfully elected and quali-
419011WM" Wd never fail to win
d thb stock correspondingly gool dates back for more than fifty years, fi.. in the manlr and under the con-
Arsts and thr seconds on S C editions required by the constitution
t a tries. Birds scoring 91 1-2 towhen the South Carolina planter If ,h United States and by the c n-
Spmrletts. came to this state with slaves to mIAke stitwion of the state of Florida:
tto: Guarantee to please or cotton and sugar. Most of them B1ecause there has been no election
n hbaek. brought China oranges with them and in the manner and under conditions
--planted the seed. and in some insianc- required by the constitution of the
MISL W. M. SHOCKLEY. Prop. es made large groves from the seed-i United States and of the state of
LOWELL, PLA. ling trees. Florida: that the alleged election un-
It was about 1872 when Mr. .1. A. der which. the said Albert Gilchrist
THE J. L. BRUMBY Harris. then the clerk of the circuit claims to be governor was made in
aa court of Marion county, purchased violation of the express terms of the
the Spanish grant near Citra. which election laws of the state of Florida
was then a large body of hammock and in violation of the conditions pre-
OMes. 31 Port King Avenue, l.nd. thickly covered with wild or- scribed by the laws of the United
U Iid loor Witnaes Building ange trees. And it was Jas. A. Har- States and its amendments for such
ris who first began to develop the or- election:
No of the Fsriida Fruit and ange industry in the state by trans- Because under the alleged law of
Tek Qr Swa, Ocala. Fla. ferring the wild oranges into the the state, known as a law for a pri-
-- sweet by budding from seedling trees imary election, the power to prescribe
a d Farmer Ocal, Ftocman owne- by Mr. D. A. Burleson. a plant- the conditions and regulations for pri-
er. by trade, near this place. mary election of each party is confer-
P i a o$he oSeumrmby Classified, City There are no orange in the world red upon a committee of citizens, who.
and Trde victories like the "pineapple" oranges. They in the democratic party, have pre-
have gained the highest prices in the scribed the following unconstitutional
We ard preparpd to to design and northern markets for their high avor the .q ional s
pRp advTertiting for individuals, and unusual sweetness. It was the 1. Additional qualifications for
IrgM. corporations or municipalities. late P. P. Bishop who purchase.l the ,g-'v\rnor. United States senator, na-
terythling destined from a 2x4 ddig top of a seedling tree from the plan- ti:nal representative. and other pub-
r to e-laborate. booklets. Give usor prscr i th n-
yer idtla. we will write the matter station of Dr. Owens. a South ('aroina lic flleos not prescribed in the con-
a see to its proper printing and planter then living in Marion county.-' <',i:i' i of the United States or the
dLOelation Twenty years' experi- that produced :hle famous Pineapple :`'1 ''of Florida. to-wit: The payment
_'_____ orange. Here is an extract from a o'f t.'1 0 tte said committee and a
MANUFACTURERS' AGENTS letter received from a well known I I.i-Z to abide by the regulations uln-
High claw half-tone engravings, fruit dealer of New York concerning el''r w which the primaries are I.eld.
sit etchings. advertising designs. some of our pineapple oranges: i'lTu thet rights of the members of the
portrait cuts We represent one of "While the prices you have obtained democraticc part in Florida have been
la nth n st photatengraving for the fruit you have sent to this al'ridgedl for four years. and they are
market have not been high. you are k'pt from voting for candidates who
BOOK DEPARTMENT to be congratulated for obtaining the are duly qualified under the constitu-
"hrrther Catte" (Sanders), $2, highest prices this season for any tion of the United States and of the
with petaIe 3c. added. fruit sent here from Florida. The fa-,state of Florida.
% e. $. po t (Johnstone)g a mouse Indian river oranges have not 2. Said committee further prescrib-
pgbbI 19 0 $2, postage 14c. add- mouse thtnan river oranges aee cut
ed. come within gunshot of you." ed that no ballot should be counted
*AC e rdiag" (Warfeld). $2. There is no county in the state that except such as we"e furnished by tht
m im lae. added. has conditions so favorable to orange said committee, thus further abridg-

aVem IuildaW" (Plumb). $1.
"She Farming in America"
4Wts1. $1. mtage 18c.
T'e s are all standard books.
Sted oam sood paper and bound in
M eas style; Breeders' Gaette


ades mOWd Busine*s Offies, Wit-
a -a sa imig Over Star Office
Telrsil 317. P. O. Box 688
Oma, Florida.


The auniwr of oranges which were
rs4d la making up the gigantic orange
amp of Hillsborough county-which
wa 0c1, of the nmo't artistic pieces ot
wirk on ,.ehitHion at the fair-was
10 47T The work of counting these
orantr. w.i cmtnipleted this niorning.
anld itnotrrotn I tit gpt'es which were'
ead,. mill tI ".tt ii'., het'cked up) and
th in 1r ta:itn'l. Coinmissioncr
W- ir andI M! Van lpu-skirk a'e rsitpoli
ittloh t ,r ., nT a ,'., ani th,' lalt 'r hia.l
l 't klij'.t ,1 : i '. to o n iII ; TI :
h it ,,' bt ,i~ llbd qv .: I I A fi l o pl.%t', "r .

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growing as .Marion. 1st, 'the soil is
the best and is the home of the or-
ange, as is shown by the largest acre-
age of wild trees in this county before
they were budded with the sweet.
2nd, our freight rate is less than any
county, being near the basing lpoint
of all railroad companies. 3rd, it is
a well known fact that any fruit, veg-
etable or grain grown nearest to the
danger line of cold is always the most
perfect, firmest and best shipper. It
applies to apples, potatoes and wheat.
It also applies to the orange. This
county is the farthest north of any
county in the state of the orange
growing section, and while there are
more risk from Jack Frost here than
further south, still there are In or-
,anges grown in the state that ct.i in
any way compare with, tht iin. If yol
are not already colnintic'il of this
Write TO any deal'-r of fancy frliti a; nl
.he will tell you Il;h,' thel bh, t 'ai e.-
'hat come fron' t Flo-'ri,;i co'iI!' '"oi
M;riol county.--E. 1.. \W ar' m ': -. i,


ing the elector's privileges.
3. Said committee has prescribed
a regulation in conflict with the reg-
istration law of the state, namely, a
change in the time for registration,
making it six months earlier than re-
quired by law.
4. Said committee has further pre-
scribed 'that no person shall be voted
for who is not of the white race, thus
violating Articles XIV. and XV. of the
constitution of the United States.
5. The regulations further provide
that the person chosen for each office
shall be the choice of the majority of
the whole number of persons voting
therefore. whereas the state law pro-
\'ides for an election by plurality.
In addition to the foregoing -'alid
grounmis of objection to 'the right of
\Allert ilchrist to the office of gov-
,rnor otf the -tate of Florida are the
I'i! owing:

The present administration has al-
Iso be distingused by the revival
of the convict-labor trade, namely, the
sale of the forced laoor of convicts,
of both the white and colored races,
by the preceding administration by a
continuance of the sale, a notable in-
stance being the case of the sale (en
masse) by the alleged governor of
the aforesaid convict labor to persons
belonging to the democratic primary,
and the re-sale for an alleged advance
of $100,000 to persons interested in
the phosphate and turpentine camps.
Your petitioner further respectfully
submits that if the senate of the Unit-
ed States be constituted of persons
chosen by the means herein describ-
ed, the way is provided for the over-
throw of the government of 'the U'nit-
eil States, to preserve which, so great
a sacrifice of human lives and taxable
resources has been made.
Your petitioner also submits to your
honorable body that this great scheme
of our national government of coordi-
Snate power, legislative, executive and
j judicial. in which the suprnee legis-
lative power has been vested in a
sellate and house of representatives,
has conveyed to your honorable itody
th' sole power of determining the
qualifications and return of its niem-
bers (Act ;, Art. 2), and that the ex-
erci3e of its supreme prerogative is
the only means by which the people of
the Inited States, in this particular,
have for the protection of their slate
Your petitioner further shows that
the said election laws of the state of
Florida are all of them made under
the influence of a primary election
and really constitute a treasonable
conspiracy against the constitution
and form of government established
by it and intended to be perpetual:
that the pretenses under which this
is done are in themselves plainly un-
reasonable and void; that it is com-
monly contended by its advocates
that treason when committed by a
party or a combination of men is not
unlawful. but may be done with inm-
pnitny: that the provisions of tli pri-
mary law which require ( a!l I)(prsons
\-ting in the p)rinlaries to be Iound
ly the' resolutions of thei party are,
only par t resolutions amil I h'rl"or
are not within the terns of thf, con-
.l iitition; that is to say I1i', political
party may organize a rebellion and
revolution or adopt a nullificationi or
secession platform and bind its tnem-
Ihers to it and yet not be within the
provisions of the constitution.
Your petitioner respectfully sntows
that eletcions in Florida to the gis-
lature are made under this primary.
and the members elected are peldged
to vote for no one but one subject to
the primary law and pledged to violate
the constitution and are permitted to
vote for no one but the person who
is pledged to vote for none but a
white man. and a white man who is
subject to the primary law and him-
self pledged to vote for no one who
has not paid his contribution as a
candidate to the committee.
Your petitioner further shows that
under the provisions of this fraudu-
lent and unconstitutional law more
than two-thirds of the people of Flor-
ida are disfranchised of their legal
rights and prevented and forbidden
from voting; that the election in
which D. I'. Fletcher claims to have
been elected by mieu themselves
pledged to a doctrine of nullification
and secession; and that the said D U.
Flet'chc'r was an active siipport'r of

:h.' treasonable doctrine of nullifica-
lion and secession by a pIrimary. clainl-
in.t to speak in thi' inane of i hl s'ate,.
wi which all! t. peoj)pl, who vr Ic'-
,It sC ,j.'cts ,)t lh' l'I'n ,cd l S.'4 ,s nild

*'sai~l Pt]mary ''leer ion was tWed n-i''- Illm c iip llt pp n xi'pn.

11, t x i t d xo a e por't ;ion' r i htip.~.5 p :' ''.- ''i

i% I' fl1 tni l'' rh't, okoh:jo. f the d '--''i i '' t i : ():I (o-t:

ilgt t i I'. |l.a done in all t ,l l\lib- ,ali t;\t if'-,.';'.- in wi ; : .I '1 i"- : c' a iN i lias la '. 'u te m jirely
It, to .rn -: t,,rv ct,':rc\. o, ,ri'l. i,, n e"- ,+.* Il -:: i '"< ; l ;i i h!'ia rth, stai<, is now.
IN largo- % a -,! , fair that th t',netC l .; w iwh pta'- pa.-' tii o -'t. *.: :;,' i -'\rtIi''l l jwitiioft aIItthorittx of the lawv
aaswiN-c t th- btl build l is iun'chaiin ;.:' stiufft'd so at:; to ::;iak; t' I1x t hills Comit inaition, the open and de-
st TaaTnil Tintt's i nI>tr:: as nearly air :ight as possiltle. l;,i .d purpose anil object of which is
T- Ther iult a ibig iron k n kt the nii'l- 'o suh\eri, ;hIe lawful constitution aud
roe P H. well of Havana. Cuba. Idleh of the rIn. lay a Irick tor two inl t plut in place thereof a government
com h Remedy ithe ioottomi. and on this set an olid not organized or known either to the
_- seamlesss pan or skillet. and pour into laws of the United States or to the

A, kiong ago as I can remember it about a pound of sulphur, pour an
a.- xther wau a faithful user and ounce of alcohol over it. stick a sl-ort
o m than, rlain's Cough Re -
ft esd of Chane rlaius Cough Rei fuse into the sulphur. set fire to it and'
ry.. hut never in my life ha"c.- I real- I
Isd Its true value until now writes go outside at once. closing the door:
prf H A Howell. of Howell's Amer- in a few minutes look in through the
btm School. Havana. Cuba. "On the slightly opened door to see if the sul-
cet sofk with a severe tour tby phur is burning, and when assured.
r da was worse and the following close tightly and leave closed for
S his coanditioa was desperate. twenty-four hours; then open and air
We-ad not lie dawn. and it was ne- well before using. The fumes of sul-
cosHg to Lbse him in the arms every phur are very poisonous, and on no
-ew~t. 9%c then his breathing!
yS dimlet I did ot this he would account should be inhaled.
w sa u nge t lit I thought
._-- rmedy. C~hamertaln' A YEAR IN COLLEGE

state of Florida.
Your petitioner submits to your
honorable body that the evil influence
upon the people and the whole body
politic by the substitution of the Ro-
man form of consular government, es-
tablished in Florida by the aforesaid
corporation, is shown in the policies
adopted and which has culminated in
the appointment of D. U. Fletcher by
the alleged governor. Albert Gilchrist.
The administration of the said Al-
bert Gilchrist has been distinguished
by another marked violation of the

the slai' a' lari'.
Your pet it ioni*r cails ;i :!, u:;t iont
of the .-';natt to th' l;acl ltbit Il- '.oi
by which the saii L). d. Fl' ch,'r
claims to have been chosen to the
senate of the Unitfed State. was. as
well as your petitioi r i' (neiiitmbrs.
about 0.11o'. out of a voting polpula-
tion of about 15.,11 II qualified voters,
and only subject to disqualification
under the state constitution by an ed-
ucational test.
Therefore your petitioner pr-~ts for
a full and complete evidence of all the
facts of the said election and appoint-
ment be 'taken, and prays that the
said D. U. Fletcher be not seated as a
senator from the state of Florida.
All of which is respectfully submit-

And the subscriber further submits
that he was a candidate for the cfice
of senator and was Drevented from



are Disease?

re be Assisted

If people were born right and after- If a perue Wrsld iwees b
wards lived right, there would be no persist in right eating s smi
use for medicine. Every doctor knows ways, undoubtedly Ihe uMb m w-;
this. So do other well-informed people. right itself, the blood weuld rid l-lte
One thing more. Whenapersonlives the poison, and everythMng yWao d
vrongly, or acquires bodily weakness by right But as said beto there iOe
heredity, medicine can do only very multitudeofpeoplewhwoll aotorse
little, Medicine cannot cure him. Only not adopt right method efs s1vtog. 1
charlatans claim that medicines will such people Peruna s a boos. A -d
cure disease. Medicines may palliate before meals will assist thoteimmb t
symptoms. Medicines may urge the do its work. This prevents rmemst
powers of Nature to resist disease. Med- tion of the food, brings about normn
fcines sometimes arouse the effortsof the digestion, and all the train of 1 th f
human body to right itself against de- follow indize- tinu disappear.
ranrements. This is the most thatmed- In other words. Peruna s ihelpf al
icine can do. those who live hadly, or those whe
A man accidentally puts his fin-:er in have acquired sonie chronic weaknl,
.he fire. Inutinctively he wlts his Pernr.udoeT not cure. lut it assata the
2nurer in his moutiu, then blows on it powers of Nature to bri n.: -i '.,:t a&cre.
-: r the cooling efleet. This is no cure. The whip dw'*-. r.t inc.ri-,- tthe piow
"-I, knows it very well. But it makes it of the h .rse toi p?,.l a I : al. but jdt -
lee'l b-tter for the time being. cion-'! n "d'( it S'1: uia:it tI*. horsP 0
People eat unwisely. This produces u.-e h:-4 p>w. r- at t':. ri-hlt t:m. wtth-
,iyspep.-ia or indigestion. The only out which he could not hare pulled the
rational cure is to eat correctly. Yet if load.
a palliative is at hand the pains of indi- This illnstrate.4 the effect of P.ruma
getion can be mitigated, the throes of or any oth-r god r, up.,n theb sy
dyspepsia assua-d. The medicine can-' tmn. Taken at t. r.lht timen.t eall
not Ie said to have cured. It simply forth the power of ti. human sy~ar
palliates disagreeable symptoms. The to meet tho en roa.'hmints of disease,
cure must come through right living. and thus cuts ahort, if not entirely ea
i the diseasrd ctlcon.
Take Peruna, for instance. No one th o oud r attempt to sua t.
ciro one should ever attempt to mthM.
claims Peruna is a cure for dyspepsia. tute medicine in the place of right bve
But Peruna will stimulate the stomach ing. In the end su.h an attempt wI
to perform its function properly. Peru- prove disaster. But an occasto
na will increase the flo of digestive of the right medicine at the right ttm
fluids, without which digestion cannot is a godend, and no reaonabe p
be carried on at all. It will increase the i undetake to deny ai.
will undertake to deny It.
relish of food, the appetite. Those who know bow to use PRi
It is admitted that all this can be find it of untold value. By and by th
accomplished by right living, but there world will get wi.e enough so tha
are so many people who either will not through correct living no msedtrm as
or do not know how toeatcorrectly that all will be needed. But that Um b
a tremendous amount of good can be not arrived. In the meantime, whtI
done by the wise use of Peruna. the world is approaching that peeom
A stomach that has been frequently tion in which all medicine will beltsm
abused performs the function of diges- inated, Peruna is a handy remedy to
tiof very lazily. Such stomach allows have in the house.
the food to remain undigested for some Slight dcrangemets of th eomasbg
time after it is swallowed. This leads slightcatarrhal attacks ofi teliver.t
to fermentation of the food. Sourstom- throat, brone.hial tulb, lnun. orhow.
ach is the result. This goes on week els; these attacks are sure to leaIl
after week, until the blood is poisoned grave di.;, and can be averted by
with the products of fermentation. This the judicious use of I'.'runa..
condition is very apt to produce rheum- Wouldn't you like to r. a.l a few -w
atiim. solicited testimony;.. : fr,)o::i r-,pi,. whb
It is not claimed that Peruna will cure have nse(d Pcruna, anld v i., I..I r.ady
rhenumatism. sothin- V,-iiidcLre rli eu;i to confirm t;o a *.4rter; .4..t^ 1
at.,tI but correct l:ving-. Cut it is *.er-ing it. If .-, 1 *.'s the I ',-a
rzi.ndt thit P1eruina wifl a assist bdl', Drug Manufactuir!'Du %'.. ',luzn i-0
.icd. atuihi;ch tuoperform its work, Ohi o, and we wil &tuid .id ;z--p ITr. a 4.

the senate of the United States, re-
spectfully shows as an evidence of the
entire subversion under this primary
law, if it be called a law. of all legal
and proper methods of legislation and
of the constitutional rigths of the peo-
ple of the state under the constitution
of the United States and of the state
of Florida is shown by the proceed-
ings in the United States court of the
southern district of Florida in the
case, which will be found verified by
the records of said court under a sale
of the Jacksonville, Tampa & K. W.
Railroad Company. The said road,
with all of its lands, rigths, depots,
and appendages, was sold for a gross
sum of about $7000 a mile, and bought
by a railroad company operating un-
der the state law, and then bonded
for $30,000 a mile. which debt was
imposed upon the people of the state
making use of said road; and under
the said primary not one word was
said of this gross outrage upon the
people: and in which imposition the



With the advent of the home-nse
er and the fencing in of all the liaN
near Sanford. where the animals wm
wont to roam at will. the most ph
turesque and the most worthlee--the
razorback hog-Is fast receding ftr
the landscape. With the come g af
the new era of vegetable ralsita the
days of this freebooter who torw-
ravaged the fields is at an end. Th
fence law is no bone of contetkMi eI
this section, for every owner of a trMM
of land fences it at once and at te
present rate there will soo be but
little wild land left for t4h rasorsee
to roam.
Exit the travesty on pork and erte
the fine. well-fed hogs. penned up ma
well fed. with a long line of aacreeot
and a glimpse of hams andl baron t
make the mouth of an pedicure moei
ten in anticipation
Theo ,astin. .of thle) rrhak

said D. U. Fletcher was a prominent hat in ih." tiF1-ir th. IAnl ru frrm
;i(]ocat,- andi defender, as the contest-thatin reth rdf
ant is informite and believes, and
.\o i!or will 'h,- ,' r \,, -. .: I -
pr.\ i h:tt proper inquiry be made Nomo,
10 l o IW, ," :,t, ,f *i. 1 1' .1 : for
i',i: -iihj-' id mlprof taken of ,
''" :'; ..... l i ,.vil i) dlisclosed in
., h rI +s i ; \ r'1 iI, I -,
u ,*'- i i- ,,;., i t; ,, t : ,r! thi s fianot
** .',, ; of F l, fi I,'l ri;. an d th' .ir I

Il ls t n was the open andi* r. i

a r u' fi t'.i' e i of til COV rm 'o I lll it
I the, I it.ed, Stat i s antl the Confederate t oir- i .
static wh it-h. a t least, was a revolulos i r o
tion authorized by the then state auhisilghorv;hm
thorities anid s oppressed only by arm- Th' rao-ba. t t r.
od force, while the present action ofHislay is waning ni ay
) ,|i', ,;iHi, a,'! i wraning r, ,,r a'\ t]f n -

the state of Florida involves both se- th was frai*h. w .-at .
iuar.h ,' a s franght wit h yreatl *-; 'la
session and nullification and complete u
ablS littrI i ro , ,io.,, H,r ahr

subversioin of the legal authority of
Oherc' :h :i ,r hi >.to oif t;he ,r at

the constitution of the United States s
stat,,so w ch, nt 'sTn, was a revolt n, o t J

and of the proper organized state of l t
F oiis l.iflht r was hn e r' for
Florid a.
livigw young in making and Irk, tbe -
Florida ....

Ex-'. S. Senator from Florida.


It was a thrilling experience to Mrs.
Ida Soper to face death. "For years
a severe lung trouble gave me Intense
suffering she writes, "and several
times aemaly caused my death. All
remedies fatbd and doctors said I
was incurable. Then Dr. King's New

%'e ar* now living in a more l-s
curious age and the razorback is t
one of us. \We iel'lr' a lar*gr btrfp
of fat and a smaller *tr1p of Ies. and
the razorback has been weigLhed t
the balance and found wasting.
He performed his part fmhtMJf
while here. and for his goM do
we sound his praise. altheam
praise will not make a very a

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-I O. cow I GIRLS

S- When Adam wooed the charming Eve
t M t "thoae whom There were no 10-cent magazines;
OUd destroy, tkhe first But. had there been, I now believe,
In glaring reds and blue and greens,
I ." -Some artist would have pictured her,

S. e Expressing thus the popular
b 1r s0ftft h y,* doin. g bus- Conception of "the fig-leaf girl."
t L sMe, .as arked for de-,
SSince then the hoopskirt girl we've
SabSO ute M monopolyeI of a! known-
tfM tI a a fortum* e of a The girl who wore the polonaise-
ta til d a ortlme every 'Once gave the magazine some tone
S- s 4drates of ncolao busl-I And won for her its share of praise.
1 lp arm to give paitro The tandem girl we used to view,
W^ -' iL tunie t* The roller-skating girl we've seen;
11 r C teous treatment- For girls adopt each fad that's new
S e mtoi charges. I In every 10-cent magazine.
t s. -. 1This CM t, "hath
great" that t cares naught The bathing girl, the golfing girl
i b1 tartWsta of the people, how- We've had-the girl for outdoor
Ss my 'ut your sport;
Mr 2M1 Me may 'wate your freight The dancing girl with dress awhirl,
S m Van wvat t yeo will not "*get The girl upon the tennis court;
W er ti1 you get it," at the The girl who runs the chafing dish,
pr- -amaay'a good pleasure. The Tbe bridge-whist girl who trumps
_0_ __18Mc eL orbitMat ,d your ace;
S hey a: erbitat and The summer girl who likes to fish,
o* -mapy se0 s to have adopted The winter girl with laughing face.
Sm MttEn the Vanderbilttan phrase .
00 p r h, d d." The autumn girl with crown of leaves,
of l a ae lg s- The Lenten girl in gown of gray;
e 1l0 of Florida are long suf- The college girl, in flowing sleeves,
ts d forbearing toward public Have each and every had their day;
rtVrm. because they want to en- Just now the auto girl is queen.
ngN immigrmiom, the Investment But soon she'll cease to be the rage;
Tomorrow in some magazine
m Ptal I our state and the devel- The airship girl will rule the page.
- M1 t o natural resources. -Detroit Free Press.
IM wm this feeling that caused
y of es to oppose a railroad com-TE AIR SHORTCOMINGS
1-us-. aad the same feeling has -
m o adue tameh te years Editor Times-Union: As a believer
ad as to meoadure through the years
Swretvted service exorbitant in the great good accomplished by
p b sad outrageous treatment of state fairs. I wish to enter a protest
Sor o P comrif. I against the endorsement in your is-
tm erbh uace has ceased to be sue of February 28, given by the com-
Svbite. cheese It Is misunderstood missioners claiming to represent the
m M agpmcatd. different counties, at the recent trav-
61Ot 1meW at the aesst monop esty on a state fair held at Tampa. It
Ma ~ rth. the expres companies was not, as stated by them, "a splen-
6 e- g*wa W prad. arrgant and ex- did display of Florida's vast resourc-
Me aS abmimate lordship over the es." Aside from the circus and a few
a i amSe mrvants they are. special exhibits, it was enough to
h time has eme for a change bring shame to the face of any citizen
4__W itkb to Wmr et legislature who knows what it would have been
110 the pSpe reVet by placing shown if it had been managed during
6l reS 0r*mpaes dotag 1b1r00e0s the past years as an agricultural fair.
SDW sNeO ai nd the Jurdedictloa From the first attempt-which was a
Se~gest -to the cotrolt o our ral- moderate success-outside attractions
-o d tan mot only as to received most attention and most ad-
- b. th ahe as to prompt delivery, vertising. The bum shows on the
To k **aaors who want to be of Range, high divers, fakirs and other
rte to your constituents and all rake-off "attractions," were so ascend-
fL ppe of the state have here an ant in the minds of the management
S'"suly? to do o .-Jasper News. that the interests of exhibitors-the
We am Kl W t o a-V that the I P-.l 01 .. i... -.- . e .t. ; ........ t<,l

ps agens in t()ala are verve Io-1
IM and obliging -Ed. Banner.


It C Never Se Perfect Without Lux-
rant Hair
A heed of luxuriant hair in sure to
be attractivel ut nature bhhs ot
agew e1erry womianl with gl'
hW r t.e*w. -w'*r> lovable wome'i -he'
Sw tr.aot*4 rather wcantily in 'hi's

1ier tInancw other' are tens; of
ai o dsi of w.mni) in Amteric-i to -
d^y wlo hav hirsh. faded a1nd II--!
rtre hkalr. aho are' unattrehctiv,'
~Ily heraue4' thl' do not kno.' th';,:
i a i -i I tI- whinus of na:'ur-
4 l 1he' 4 vv-tru14 < )1>4 thlit' -c'niuu >* s< -

If 40i .,r. ., i tiitiman without( t h'-i, i-
lol hat* ,' It t o lo-'rtIi ti youir a' i'.i-
Sltlet '**, .' hI lds t.'HM aus.e, ,* I' -
d* grett ni' '< ti t
e 1it.4*., ',, it. Il' .ttffli ',' I i c .
4*( ** atni.i ',* .i :, I;r ,' lu t'lt,' of I'r!'i'-

ImtusrI n h;e
ari *An S.l I 1 .art itiT e'e" l It t .
lt1e e," I itrn. SItir. to cire tiii-
droell I'chnll4 o 'h*' .s'ali an I s'top)
ilagl ham tio two 44i 4ks. or il v

ermer *eithrdi Praises the Work
t0 Ivk Ill-6--:.Mrd
Ov f Esembas Sheriff
a mia. March 4.-The following
ftatr Jsa nrwlved by Sheriff J. C.
-otk tos se-explaZatory and Is
partied by that oeer:
s-W J. VaaPett. Pensacola,
1y Dor Mr-1 wlah to commend
= I~tv prUpt nuts In protect-
IDW i l (from poaible lynch-
i1 I 4k6tan This actimO of
h m-vd resure. forethought.
a a proper regard for
d Nm o f yeor county. I wish
Shw he hbaor to ke.
Very truly yours.

M& be"s cLmem to the heart of
Me AlM s New. It say an its last
: -e a& gltad to say that our
Mwil at g lt have a Jail again."
O gave- I our waothy contempor-
*yo s a It mg t be a consola-
I S tha a shelter has been
E wt b"p an editor can find

i Eight thousand, four hundred and _
.sixty-four buildings have been erected
.... -

"What is whiskey?" inquifcs t!e" (d- in Jacksonville since the great nre ..
itor of the Times-lnion. Jun. : 1901.
think of a man living in Jacksonville
and being so ignorant.-St. Pecre- Fleming Appleyard of Lake City
burg Independent. has been appointed a page in the na-
tional house of representatives for
They have tame wild ducks at West the session.
Palm Beach, according to the News of
that beautiful resort, and it is rumor-f MacVeigh. the selected secretary of
ed that there are a good many wild the treasury. is also on the list of in-
domestic birds down there. too.-Pen- eligibles to the cabinet. He is an im-
S .. .nr i r. anti nannnt h e secretary 3f the

sacola Journal.

0, yes; New York is taking care of
itself. Bank clearances there last
week showed a gain of 52 per cent.
over those of the same week in .908.
while the increase in the rest of the
country was only 19 per cent.-Pen-
sacola Journal.

Frank Walpole brought the Armour

II ~t~nI

,porter Una ua"Z L v'-
treasury until he gives away or trans-
fers his business to a dummy. The
(lodge will be easy, and it is only to
be hoped that it will not develop that
Mr. Taft's cabinet will have a qu
of ineligibles.-Tampa Times.

Florida oranges are now selling
the markets for 'two dollars a box,
which means something in excess of

people to terms, and in the last issue ;a dollar a box on the trees for the av-
of his Manatee Record he announces erag, product. During the weeks
that Manatee ice will be used to re- when the fruit market had been de-
frigerate the cars carrying Manatee stroyod by the misconduct of growers
products to the markets.-Starke Tel- and shippers the Times steadily ad-
egraph. -vised waiting and holding the fruit.
(confident that the present condition
"It makes a big difference whether would arrive in due time. It might l.r-
you are in or out." says the Ocala hlis be as well to say that if all Flor-
Banner. in a political item. and the ila oranges sent to market had been
next paragraph reads: "You are invit- roerl ripe and judiciously distrib-
ed to attend the meeting at the Chris-ued the price would never have fal-
tian church tonight." Significant.- 1 l below two dollars.-Tampa Times.

volusia County Kecora.

Wayne McVeigh is an irregular re-
publican, a regular mugwump, on- of
those men who are always too good
for their party, and very acceptable
to the banking interests. No better
qualifications for the secretaryship
of the treasury can be found.-Tam-
Pa Times.

It's a pity that Chris Codrington of
the DeLand News is not at DeLand to
wrestle with the name of Alexio de
Queriox Ribereo de Sootto Major
d'Almcula a Desconcellas, conde de
Santa Eulalia, and his wife, who are
prominent visitors to his town.-Lake
City Index.

It is a pleasure ,to be able to state
with confidence that the peach crop
of Florida is now out of all danger of
frost, if it ever is in such danger.
Countless thousands of trees are load-i
ed with bloom and infant fruits, and

A democrat, at present on a visit
in (tGrmany. writes the Courier-Jour-
nal from Hamburg that "W. J. Bryan
would have been in the White House
long ago but for the liquor question.
I. as a great many other democrats,
will not go with the party any longer
unless they let go of the saloon crowd.
I am a democrat, but against vour
damned saloons, and will not vote for
Bryan or any other democrat as long
as the party is married to the saloon."
The Courier-Journal has insisted that
no man could be a democrat and a
prohibitionist, but according to this
luminary no man can be a democrat
who is not a prohibitionist. "Demo-
crat" is a much-abused word these

James Elliot Defebaugh of Chicago.
says that the men who are agitatil
for the repeal of the duty on lumb r
are selfiesh; they control forests in

real makers or negleG a foreign land. W .the mnand w
ed. In proof of this, a deaf ear was there is nothing between them and a a reign tiand Well rethe tien woa
given to the appeals made by the greedy market but the lapse of time. and G
gien to the appeals made by the m Tie present duties are selfish too, aren't i
agent sent to Marion county last fall: -Tampa Times. ,resenlt duties are selfish too. San't
they? They have American fotr, sts. Old Stilis ta
and the pitiful show at the booth .
an the pitiful show at the booth A new use for Worcestershire sauce most of them obtained from the gov- through the
rhas been discovered by one of Orlan- ernminnt at the prices of agricultural wire will re
from the county by a paid representa- I
from the county by a paid representa- dos grocers. He prevailed on a cus- land.t for less than the timber is! following w
tive of the fair management. It wash.
tometr to buy a bottle of the stuff, and worth. And by means of the tariff
in no sense an exhibit by the coun when next he called at the store, ask- laid by every man who lives in a AYTT ILL
and was not even authorized. The I .
and was not even authoried.ed hi how he liked i. The cutom- house, many of these "timber kings
comnmisisoner" in charge during the r relid: "That stuff is the gol darn- and "pine land czars" have piled up JACKSONVILU
whole time. drew so much per dlay
(lest best thing to rub on a lame back twenty or forty million dollars. Would
front the association. He gave the .
from the associatiothat I ever utsed."-Orlando Sentinel. it be possible to make Mr. Defebaugh
figures of the cost of the exhibit. and understand that there is a -third party
understand that there is a 'third party
I am informed that several other
T am inhe Punta Gorda Herald exoner- in interest-the consumer?-Philadel- M ar
counties were "represented" in the
counties were"represeed"intes "Rev." Buchanan. the absconding phia Record.
same manner. Visitors had no trou-
editor of the Sopchoppy Argus. and
Bible to find signs reading: "HBets. 0 (
nd lays the blame on women. Poor. F:ditor George G. Mathews of the
cents and up." hut not a cow. a colt
weak llntan Will he ever rise above Polk County Record has enterv..l thel
or eack Two lonely nondescript .\Adan? Will hhe ever even rise 1 igh "literary" field as a writer of itition. BULLETIN NO, 657 C
sheep and one pen of goats constitut- .. 0I
shel atlh o tip' scl of i oats conslitlit- enlloli- o share his troubles witll wo- andl is now grinding out "The ('onfts-
ed the live stock display. \Why? Ex- "
man? Or will hIi so on into &t '-nity sio)tns of ldmund Rhondo'" for theO
hibitIors ot, animals at previous tairs ,i lliOii a No. 38K-I-'9 acres
i'r 'n ll his shortoliins on wo- r-.lrs otf his paper. and all ai the woodland. 1 1-2
\vvrt, roquiired n ke.-p thnm ther- too ;
I ianh i. \\n;:m 'hou art so conven- priWV of a single subscription. FI11 | -room house
Ionle tlihe hardeship-i. danutc'r and tx I'' ~U 'iid lx I()l -roomt house
lo t- inl :iiit ( of trouble'--Dol,,I:.l 1 al onsular service f thhe I'llitod (:itternt watter;
iwos t xviro loo n : slall-. allogll g,,row equally w
iol)l' wer t(( mi tchi: stallsalllottel itcurd. .t. S ,. to a seat in lifhe Florida l, is- gro w equally 20 K-
nA d 1I. loimlnd on arrival To l- tcctu- No. 200K-tlm acre
t wa t- t !'' going down s ,. hi i thatroo
I.k**1 }. othf ,rs: prom ises t*:!sil l -h. -ews in woodli
T 1: ( ricr .lJournal thinks that' M.Ir. Iro) \was as nothing coriipared with still "-room c'
1till* b ) l. lr ,Iin 1 Wll -ro o n i co
Wi0 lr' l \ i \ r \v:,ir.', gift of (anustic hll- th t perils which beset ldiior .MaIth- other tre- e on
tnored. l or is rn.-.lvy *Xtc!l-d. struck i't rght t s poised on the brink of th,, ;Ityvss row. on(, 1-hor
It'! I b','rtrily b.'lio.,e iln a Floridal above i is only
I \\ mnt hli said that Mr-. Rtoosevelt is a mto which he is now perinig with ap- No. 9PJ-31 acres
.-t't ll air', i' lln a s Tit'l *n pro riation o. y5' acres
( 1 coamtitaitiaon of St. (;(or'e land S:. :.Vi- parin : Ienvious eyes. \oni i som0e mock woodland
for it. If well used it is money welij .I
I uZ.for itTh. It i it ingoes on to say: "It will oroe please grab this man before t t6 mil from (
spent ama is good place for it o to rflct i this conneion is rlastingly too late and he has which have be
a has the fair spirit. tithsirlastinglyehas 50 bushels ofc
d hs te fair sirit, ut it that (;,or'ae of Cappadocia is common- fully entered upon his downward fm durg th
nIs mnen must se, that it is run infarm during th
ly appraised as a wholly spurious course? Think of a man occupying ei sell same at or
the interests of 'the public. and note e
th int ts obli an not aint, that there are more of him l)roud 1)osition of responsible editor more at $12 an
offer to hold another with past due than one and that none o them is of a great reform weekly n a ow- No. 218-80 acres h
:premiums unpaid.-Z. C. Chambliss, thn- room house, sh
premiums unpaid.-Z. C. Chambliss worth a halo as a terror to varmints. ing county sacrificing his exalted po- trees now bud&
in Florida Times-'nion. o udd
he will continue to be cherished much sition in the financial world to be- tract fenced by
WHAT MR. McLIN SAYS as St. Vitus will continue to dance." come a writer of society fiction. Re- corn and potato
____ minds us of the falling of the pure No. 217r-267 acr
The tenth biennial report of the The Tallahassee True Democrat and beautiful snow in the poem by woodland; last
commissioner of agriculture of Florida makes this suggestion to Florida far- the same name with so many author- will be planted
for the period beginning January 1, mers: "The sweet potato growers in ship claimants.-Palatka News. house on place
,1~07, and ending December 31. 1908. North and South Carolina and Virgin- acres 4 miles
has just been completed. It is a ia build great kilns in which the tu- The editor of the Democrat return- No. CD-100 acr
book of 161 pages, and contains much bers are placed and heated sufficiently ed the first of the week from a very tween 1100 and
valuable information. From it is to drive out the surplus moisture, pleasant business and pleasure trip heavy hammoc
learned that during the year 1908, which Is said causes the potato to de- to Gadsden county. We spent several and running sp
1282 prisoners were on hand January cay. When this is done they keep in- hours in the city of Quincy, and while No. fA-80 ac u
1, and 446 committed during the year; definitely and the eating quality is there had the pleasure of meeting our five miles from
313 were discharged, and the enor- not at all affected. If such a process good friend, Rev. John B. Ley, the be-. and barn on p
mously large number of 127 were par- was adopted in Florida it would loved pastor of the Quincy Methodist $15 an acre, bu
doned. Also that 54 escaped, 27 of doubtless save thousands of dollars church. From Quincy we went up to Don't wait: ac
whom were recaptured, and 26 died, to the sweet potato growers." Havana where we were yhe mert of References: M
and 4 became Insane. On January 1. Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Gray, formerly of Fla.
1909, there were in the camps. 1232 We hope the incoming legislature this city, where Mr. Gray was con- Write us how
prisoners. There were no white ne- will divide Dade county, if there is nected with the Live Oak Publishing What is better etha
males, but 75 colored females, 356 to be any division of counties, and es- Company. He is now editor and pro- facts on anything
colored males and 75 white males tablish Flagler county. Flagler has prietor of the Havana News. one of potatoes, tomatoes.
committed last ear. Duval county done more for Florida than any man the best county papers in the state celery and cauliflo
sent up the largest number, 81; St. in it, and the end is not yet. The East and the people of Havana and Gads- thing hat you
Johns county sent up the next largest Coast would have still been a howling den county appreciate the good work
batch. 7: Iee and Sumter counties wilderness today had H not been for he is doing and are giving his paper M8
sent none; 54 were sentenced for life him. Yes, let's honor the old gentle- a very liberal support. Havana is a
... _ v- T -6a --ii v -w rn r rp tv little e it ,. -_ -f ... .

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McMillan Bros.

Southern Copper Works

Manufacturers of Turpentine SUills

general Metal Workers

ken in exchange for new ones. Patching
country a specialty. Orders by mail or
*ceive prompt attention at either f the
rorks .

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ion Realty Go.


A. FRANK. Mangir

c. insisting of l. '.;ter* > n \ .
I miles from railroad,. ""','r tl ; \; .. ,,, .. ,
with large piazza: :: -o( t >) .t rnt- .. -
principal crops raised cc:n i ,:r I ,
vell. Price. $2%'Si. .\A ,.:i -
's best farm land. .-, acr.- notw 11) ,
indl: good ri(can \:i:., ti,1 t ,
otage a ti large iut ; ir n 1 ,* ,' .
pace. If Ihought at )InI e I
'se wagon, an,I oth.r rte;n n ip;. ,
$1151, half down. an(d Ialinc,. i, t ,, .
best farming and! trliuclk lan, ', r.,- T .
I uncut: big well; ood ta0. 1:x n ,l. t %., '. ',i 'e
Orange Springs. 3 miles front railroadt \ tpt-11o 14 fCt -
en worked for the past two .yars arn, rari-ll. fr,., .'g
orn to the acre. The above pIlact was I2,..i ., ty 4r*.
e war. The place is worth $25 an acr t.ilt h ,a t o,
nce we are offering this place in tract. ,-f 1.. .. ...
acre; half down. balance, in two I)a.)i.ll'-n
heavy, loamy sand land. part of an )d, n*.'l. I.g.
edl and barn; also about 6;i peach tr-e's anl .,I i,rsas
ling; several other varieties of frnit, on plee- .h.. r-
good new fencing; spring and well prlncltiMl -n.
toes: other crops will grow equally as w ollfutt l
Price, $1000; half down. balance in two pai
in all. 150 acres can be cultivated at one-, haline- in
year a good crop of cotton was raised 1his v*-r place
with watermelons unless sold at once gKol rm
a; good well water and fence; fence, isly 4
from railroad. Price $15(0: half dowa. halaim.. t n '

es high and well drained land. situated at MelAtaoh t~-
S1200 orange trees bearing fruit now The had s" all
k; also four small houses am plae: watered, by wllS
ring. This could be made an Ideal I4s nto avea
styling farmer. Price $3000; two paymests.
s fine high and well drained land. 1-4 mle of hard rwed
Ocala; about 100 acres under fence with two bouse
place; about 30 acres in hammock. This plm e ts waib
It in order to close an estate we art ofertg t his at
half down.
t at once and be with us.
unroe & Chambliss Bank: Commercial Rank I

much you have to invest and we will tell ui o nw e
Lan three times the amount invested in any ofher way
n a good, safe lnvestmeu in real estate' H rat .* ,9W
that is grown-corn, oats. sheep and dbo rglrial &llstjS
cantaloupes, watermelons, oranged b h r&nIw a1fr Vt
wer, cattle and chicken raising Writte u~ aohr' un)
It to know and we will do our best to srven you

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I will be at tt~e following places on
tl rspectfl-d to receive tax returns
fer A D. Io 09
277 Fur*-ka. 'hh.. a. m.
1t itiiyv 2fth. pI m.
1I Fort McC('v. 27th. a. m.
1" I nthon. Ist
A'. "tparr til1. a. m.
I I'e I' o. 2nd. p m.
14 4 ranisg. ;Springs. r3rd. p. m
I* ('1tra 4th. 11 a in to n p. m
1 k4H0 : lb t 0 ::1st.
Th,. aIni Tltres all tax returns to
towI s' l-' of April.
po,-,nlt,. rs %ill plase ( c't out and
1"*** 'hat ntice-

Tlax Ass,'ssor.


Ir the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju-
dicial Circuit of Florida. in and for
Marion County-In Chancery.
James Lanier. Complainant. vs. Viola
Lanier. Defendant-Order for Con-
structive Service.
It is ordered that the defendant
herein named, to-wit: Viola Lanier, be
and is hereby required to appear to
the bill of complaint filed in this cause
on or before
Monday, the 5th Day of April. 1909.
It is further ordered that a copy of
this order be Iublished once a %week
for eight consecutive weeks in the
Ocala Banner. a newspaper published
in said county and state.
This 25th day of January. 1909.
Clerk Circuit Court. Marion Co.. Fla.
By M. E. Sumnetr. D. C.
Complainant's Solicitor. 1-29


U. S. Land Offict.
Gainesville. Fla., Jan. 22. 1909.
Notice is hereby given that B. F.
Hampton. state selecting agent for
school lands for the state of Florida.
has filed*in this office his application
to locate under the provisions of the
Act of Congress, approved Feb. 2S,
1S91. the northwest quarter of north-
west quarter of section 14, township
13. south of range 23, east. Any and
all persons claiming adversely the
lands described, or desiring to object
because of the mineral character of
the land, or for any other reason, to
the disposal to applicant, should file
their affidavits of protest In this of-
fice on or before the 12th day of
March. 1909.
HENRY S. CHUBB. Register.

Notice i:s hereby given that on the
th o As- h f \Mav- A TD 1909Q the lun-


(Il i\,lilrationt I,. Tax ed UInder
1o111 of Chapter 4100. Laws
of Florida
c'ew-.r t,- h're'by given that M. A.
|Iull. 1 iMrchau.-r of tax certificate
No 1 Tiwn of l-Ille.view. dated 4th
dal ,it March. A It 1t,7. has filed
naed cr-riittati in my office, and has
made applicathmn for tax deed to is-
a*s in a ccrdance with law. Said
~ 1larate ,Mnibraces the following de-
srit twd Irowvrty situated in Marion
winter Florida. lo-wit: lIts 1 to 4,
tlIuri~'u n lock 115. in the town of
grllk*vi,. The asid land being as-
sM,. at the. date of Cte issuance of
s wh lcrtifiat in the name of Hub-
hard & Mclhbf I'nless said certifi-
esr,- shall Iw red *enwd according to
tla qax ,*'d will issue thereon on
tbo. -"th isd of \larch. A. 1). 1909.
I\ *t- 111 official signature and
..-l this, 'he 2",th day of February.
I l 6 S. T. SISTRI'NK.
Ce yrk t'lr irnt' (tcurt. Marion Co.. Fla.



W. H. POWERS, M. 0.


Office Yauyg Block.



Over Munroe & Chambltass Bank


iCki* L rw Of the FMltb Jh J In Circuit Court. Fifth Judicial Cih
c IS at Forda. In anfor cult of Florida, in and for Maritn
i.* 1n1utyI1-a Caacery. County.
jS-. tWIUeu Complaint, vs. Frances Howse Koonce, Complaiianf-
(111 W. WHcete t alt Defendants. vs. Sarah A. Bishop, Land Mortgage
-Orer for Odstructive Service. Bank of Florida, Limited, of Eng-
It ordpm that the defendants land, Jonathan VanHorn, Henry C.
be4lm raed, to-wit: Charles W. Dean. Henry O'Neil, Frederick J.
WI'i. raveller insurance Con- Grant and George W. Mace, Defenl-
MY a mo rp tlom under the laws of ants.
the Iad e ofar 1ctlcut YMary K. Orr, Under and by virtue of that cert xn
bP Sd they wre hereby required to decree of foreclosure in the circuit
Oper to the bill of complaint filed in court of the fifth judicial circuit of
t bs raum o a or before Florida, in and for Marion county in
eat., the lIt day of March, 1909. that certain suit wherein Frances
It ia rather ordered that a copy of Howse Koonce was complainant and
this ordti-r be publlhed once a week Sarah A. Bishop and others were ce-
f r four 44, onsecutive weeks in the fendants wherein I, as special master
(Oraa Iannr. a nr-wspaper published in chancery. was directed to make
Ima alid ,',ntv and state sale of certain real estate, in ob:-di-
h1t l'bh lay of January. 1!99 ence to said decree I. E. H. Martin,
,-u l, 1 S. T. SISTRIUNK special master in chancery, will offer
-.rk triult courtt Marion ('Co. Fla. for sale andi sell to the highest and
1) T ,RE-EN. best bidder, at the court house ldor
'oiplatlnan.t Solicitor. 1-22 in the city of Ocala. in the county of)
Marion. on
WOTYCE OF FINAL SETTLEMENTT Monday, the First Day of March, A.
th_- following described real estate Io-
i t e 1- h'rtby e r:.'I, that on *. wit:
(' :. it'nc'ing two hunli-red and twe'i-
lr.l .l!. 1\ '.*" ,t. i, IV .. .is north, of the soulthw-', t ro:-
derstad a* **ricutiors (! *o, last w;' I';tr it the northwesi i qt:artter of iL:'
a4 telstamnt of iHr rbert A. Ford!. ;rs"' hw.-t quarter of sectionn -ix. Iownl-
will pr.eta tih-.r accounts atl :l) 1 fift'fteen range, twenty-thr i-. east.
S lh I( ninti; thence north (Ione thousand
wo~h-*rs t10 J<..lph judez of pro one huudreel and fifty f-... (1150).
hat* in and for Miartio c'ouitiy. at hi: thlien(e soith fifty-nine degr'-ee. ea-t
m*re In Orala. and will mak th'e>, lthr'.e hunlrod and forty-six feet.
aal settlement and will apply for hencee southerly at right angles fil-
ly-four fe't, thence south se-venty-one
1al diacharget. degre- s and thirty minutes. east one
Or Fla. Fla 2'rd l ay of January. hundred feet. thence at right angles
lga northerly thirty-four feet. thence south
CECELIA WHITE FORD. fifty-nine degrees, east two hundred
CanCELIA HIT FOninety feet, thence south to a
GEORGE H. FORD point due east of the point of begin-
E F STOTESBI'RY. ning. thence west to the point of be-
A, FE.xtutor, of theI last Will and ginning, in Marion county, state of
Testament of Herbwrt A. Ford. Florida. or so much thereof as may
be necessary to satisfy said decree
1-24W and costs. E. H. MARTIN,
1-29 Special Master in Chancery.




Opposite Banner Office

E. W. :AVIS.



Gary Block.
. FT .r




Office over Commercial Bank
Phone 211.



Office: Second floor Munroe & Cham-
bliss Bank Building, Ocala, Fla.
Telephones; Office, 154; residence, 45.
Office hours: 9 to 12 a. m.; 2 to 4 p.
m.; 7:30 to 8:30 p. m.


Of Application for Tax Deed ULder, ioin of Chapter 45,.', Laws..
of Florida
Nt,:ice is hereby given that J. J.
Haiziip.. purchaser of tax certificat(t
No. .:1I:. dated the 7th day of June.
A. I). 1,. has filed said certificate
in i.y otfich. and has made applica-
ioni for tax deed to issue in accord-
anc. with law. Said certificate em-
bra- 's the following described prop-
er(l- sittiated in Marion county. Flor-
ila. to-wit: Southwest quarter of
nort .west quarter and northwest
quarter ot southwest quarter, section
21, township 14. soufh, range 26., eat.
The said land being assessed at the
date of the issuance of such certifi-
cate in the name of G. P. Yetustov.
I'nless said certificate shall be re-
deemed according to law, tax deed
will issue thereon on the 22ad day of
March. A. D. 1909.
Witness my official signature and
sea! this the 18th day of February.
A. D. 1909. S. T. SISTRUNK.
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion Co., Fla.

Of Application for Leave to Sell Mi-
nor's Land
Notice is hereby given that on the
7th day of April. A. D. 1909, I will ap-
ply to Honorable Joseph H. Bell.
county judge in and for Marion coun-
ty, state of Florida. at his office in
Ocala. Florida. in said county, for an
order authorizing me. as guardian of
the minor heirs of the estate of C. D.
Hogert. deceased, to sell at private

u_ t.... ... ... .. sale the following property belonging
I ,t he .t c'ur ('ourt of the Fifth Judi- designed, as administrator of the es- to said estate, to-wit: Lots 16, 17, 18.
-iM l cItr'uii ot Florida. in and for tate of Robert E. Flinn, deceased. 19. 20. 21 and 22, in block 109, and lot
ar ,tc2 (',abirok 0-- In ('hancery.
an .1 t'nrslwh.. Complainant. vs. John will present my final account and 2 in block 116. as found on plat of
r W.atts .t al. IN-fendnats--Order vouchers to Hon. Joseph Bell, judge town of Belleview, Marion county,
foer (' Service. of probate. at his office in Ocala, and Flori on pt book 7n c fled at thla
It it. ittr olr, that t lit'defendant office of the county clerk at Ocala.
It ti orlaenlr tohat Jth defeldaant will make my final settlement and Florida: ,together with all appurten-
bI anid he is hereby required to ap- will apply for final discharge as ad- ances. heredlitaments. and movable
Ipr t1 the' hill of complaint filed in ministrator of said estate. property of any kind whatsoever.
ir iy ( ix on t ^before Dated, ,Ocala, November 5, 1908. iSaid lands belonging to the estate
thI cau l or wfore Dated, Ocala, November 5, 1908. of the said C. D. Bogert. deceased, to
It ay. further o Day Apd JAKE BROWN, be sold for the best interest of said
thli order oe published once a week As Administrator of the Estate of minor heirs.
li ,.ght cotmInculiVe weeks in the Robert E. Flinn. 11-6-6md. This 2nd day of March, 1909.
(Orals Ilanner. a newspaper published 3--. D GuardiaHn.
t as ai coutIY and state. NOTICE G
TiA l,%th day of February. 19e9. _
t ourT. Marion Co. Fla. I ht Circuit ('ourt of the Fifth .Illl ---
cial circuit t ot Floritla. in aind fo.ra
F iior. 2 ,Marion Count i-n Chancer. :I'. S. l.anl Office, at Gainesville. Fla.
aWadie Howell. ColIltipainan!. TeMarch ;, 1909.1
rcssa Hio\%'.Ill. P)eft'li,:iai:.- O ,',!t r ta c 1 ,
SHERIFF'S SALE for nstr(' l e Servi. N.!i('e is hleritlcy given hat William
'nI'l ,. il I. irtue of an t'xecutlion; it i or, l iha th l lefenianitt S t lof K ledrick. Florida. who. on
asuretl .I t ot ainl ted und'r the' s;-1 tof herein ina ite'. io-ti: Ter:oest |i v- 1 ,ct r.. I ":. :Iale hol stead
. n' J'.j d .. t*o r, in 2 it . l' t l1 she, vs rhy r, quitr ; '""X Ni'- : serial nlilber
h c .me Jn N -< .,kj,.!t1 "1.- .... N o-"lor n orthwvst quarter of south-
N arI.'', 1 4-,,01111!\I' l' laa.l date-1. N O" e', ar ,e, .i bill w,, (.cue ..1.,,t !"I. '
S ; ain t i, township 1
thr. a. inlll.r. t *i r Jin .. NI Mun Monday. the 12th Day of April. 1909. "'-'. -1ran1'. 1 :ias Tallahassee, mie-
a 1 ai..,I ., ~t, a.i W MI n e 1n -1 i f' -he oi, a "' 1' a a <', o' !.11in. ials ,It no i('ce of inteln ion to
Sw f ..y. a ieeo upontd h tis o, '." :" ae pulishe! one a wv*' '.,x k,- i fnl! ti,.' year proof to estab-
on1 for- h; ,Mo' i co ,,T'*' -'e,! s i!n -h claiiti t 'c li iand al.ove\ describ-
Monday. March 1. 1909, ,w' )ala I;ane, a! 1. T, -to:' li- 'I. l r'.' the' clerk of the circuit
te t !,, .- le it" a ,:al salheis tyt T n i i 'l lMl d s '. cot'll'! at Ocala. Florila., on the 15th
i t i* hour o sal' at, tIlie This sbth iay of February. I- '.:f. pv of .IApril. 1!.,0..
mout il l,.o t1 t .* cour' hole S. T. SIST'R'NK. 'laiiianlt names as a vtirne-ses:
Ora-la Maultn (.,un"t Flora ofr]k irct Crt. ar.e rion Co. F Sin; n \Vashington of Kendrick,
f -r a i I *11l s,'ll ) tho 1h t;it't'i R." BULL OCK F-lorila.
I,,le bi' l hl.l'e fr for cah. the follow- (-:.Iaplainant's Solicitor. 2-1'' Danivl G're-en of Kt'nlrick. Florida.
,eltrired1 p,.rsonal property. to- P',.ryv Eldwards of Kendrick, Flor-
S e -orr'. blaze-faced horse. ida.
il rin" Said property levied NOTICE OF ANNUAL RETURN Dan Daiel of Kendric Floria.
a Il tho prnpe.?y of \ M. M. Mey- HENRY S. CHUBB.
pe n. ao satisfy said ex ecuI Notice is hereby iven that the un- : -12 Register
gte iorge"r with all costsa designed as executors of the last
JOHN Pr tAIa.I.OAY- will and .stament ct T. C. theiidge,.
rf of Grion Co.. Fla. deceased. will on the SOMETIMES
Sheriff of Marion Co.. Fla. deceased. will on the .--

---- HEART
To the Ocala Banner:
His sympathies went forth to ani-
"How much hov this committee got
a males as we-u as to his fellow men.
on hand in th' treasury now?" asked males as we as his ow men
Mike O'Toole. pon one of his visits to General
Mike O'Toole.
"We have about two hundred dol- Grant's headquarters in front of Pe-
lars on hand now. and that sure won't tershurg. just before the Appomattox
buy half the ward. It's getting so campaign began, he stepped into the
That an honest man ant telegraph operator's tent in company
now that an honest mann can't be
with Colonol Bowers. our adiutant


elected without paying out twice as "" .. .".. .."". ," .' "p 'e o.' ..e 5r5 .t ... t
much as they used to have to pay," general. I was in the tent at the for the time.
answered his secretary and treasurer. time. and my attention was attracted 1I %ill juisr :.k. a h ." e
"Shure, and it's the truth you do to three tiny kittens crawling at our t!ho' l. "'lhii h a ":. w.. PC
be spakeing now, even if it is the the floor. The mother had died. and po,' ,t) 'raif,,er .:,,n .t
firrust time, me h'ye, bur can't ye the little wandlerers in rtheir .-rief
foind some way to take th' bizness were viewing piteously. Mr. Lincoln .'
through without layin' out so much pitkekl them up tenderly, sat down rinl" to s'" > r" '
money?" on a canl chair, took them on his ,c" i ol k :r "
"No. Mike: it's only nmon -e trhar lap. stroke.l their soft fur and mur- iln' I f' "m 4
makes ti;hl nmare go now, andl :f we nirel:' "p'oor little (rs' ),,II' .'i' . a
can' t =a t other hundred or so. it's (.!-.* Y ie'll r1akeni gooi care of.". ;.
Fritz Ham rnswell for ihis ward.l so T i,. Turning o R owners, he sail: l : "
there- you i e, ol t man : *( 'oonl. I ilope you will see that '-
"Ir l ti w iahr her,. me av., wl',.n 1 Io,,p I ,o,,r. li l,, nl1t~-rh,.*s waif. arej T' ., ,, .. -
'It11be ig tt. ti X 'the oor 'le moth( r5s5 waifs a*e,
-'ritz Haswirswell i th' al,1,irni: iv.tin p!,. ,,of 'oo milkk and treated I .! .- -
for this ward!. It's n.-silf a ll ito th' :kindly." "....I will see that they are n' .. .- rtp
hiznts." taken inl chair e 1, rthe cook of our i' tht L '
"Wi1a b i : 1lliwk t1, ki 4 to
"'W hIa shm. Live yo, liaich, d nm ss an w,.ell care! for. Mr. Psesi- l leck ,t -',' k ,- ,oI t P
n,: now. Mike?" .dentl ." rteplie.dl Powers. Three time.- pi .I : k t e
"ShIt re. an' 'n' brain has w rm'ked [ saw the presilen go to that tenti whi('h was th r. ''i t : -;, h
:t ;h' way. me b'ye. an' it's you during his short visit, and pick upl tw, n h' li hat h '
that's to do the 1tess ersilf,.1 ye short lar.
that's to, do the biness yorsilf. o ye jthot)se little kittens, fondle them, and ar
noind ?" take out his handkerchief and wipe "hat- -. .;. i -
Anything to get you in. old man: tlhir eyes. as they lay on his lap. pur-' ey' tI trhet lihaon(,i (r' ,* .l l I, you
that is. anything that is in reason. ring their gratitude. It seemed a consider this th. ,e.r muc'h I
I am as anxious to have you in as you strange sight, on the eve of battle, words, quir.. e-.'.,n.-i| be
are yourself to get in." when everyone was thinking only of yond "
"All right, me b'ye, ye see the way the science of destruction, to see the "Eh?" answere! the ,old mran loot-
is this: You can bet a mon thot he hand that by a stroke of the pen had ing bewildered "I ~su r.rt.r t
can't do a thing an' get him to do ut loosed the shackles of four million Meadow Brook" We ?,,. t 'rain yr
quicker thon yez can by givin' him of bondsmen, and had signed the com- know."
th' money, or by his likin' the mon mission of every officer of that gal- "Oh, you dear ol chump ,of a "mg,
he's a-doin' 'th' favor to. Are yez lant army, from the general in chief plumi exclaimn-l th.. charincn msM.
wise?" to 'the humblest lieutenant, tenderlyI mean this one-hor-, sha '- Mo-
"By George. Mike. you sure have caressing three stray kittens. It was er take anything at*.
got a nut on you, all right." i be- a trivial circumstance, but it spoke an auto. ,lon't you kno>, e,,ne hLT
lieve I catch on to what you are hit- more eloquently than words of thelthat has 'go' "
ting at. Let us have it." kindness of his heart.-Gen. Horace "You are lucky that -ni ar"- not o
"Now. me b'ye. it's this way. I Porter, in Leslie's Weekly. a street car." said th:.' ,,lI .'t~t-lama,
want yez to go around to tl:, men as No dloubt Lincoln owed his tender- Iri"mly.
his influence wid th' b'yos. an' ber ness of heart displayed here an I on "Oh do' nt r"tion i1 1(
thim each a tinner ihor yez can get so many occasions to his birthplace dead aw;a .An! 'h *a I 1 ri-e
iiore, min to vote for Mike O'Toole and his early environments. What that iKgnminows t ot-,I,.- ,n h. h
bhan any wan else, can. Thin. he will (;,,iral Porter here describes as theta rip to i:,. :i'A. '* I-'l fth
try to show off his own popularity by sonmehing so wonderful as to be put 'avt '"'1'' sh.' -aI.l takii, l' trhe
bettin' yez ltho he' can ge't more min in song anl story are nothing unus-;slpa;iking "'i.- 'I '*,,II I*,.'r.,!lv mt
;o vote for Inl' thon any waln else. his-; ial. we are glad to say. among the' la1'ps if I shnoi!.1 '. ..-..' e'., \,
self. Thin. we will hov friends an' people of thissecton. A num o or any otlhr I .r- **
S"'Thi I a pe pl io,. ,.c'o'. numir o
ininiies wurrikin' ter us. an-' we will inints of this sort among men. wo-i Thi 4 a pr. rn I
incielents of thiS sort among men. wo-i
he bound to win." min and children have come under 1 shoul'l sea. .' ;ii l ,, 1.* pan -t
"'Finest itdea in the worl.l oldl boy. o r personal observation. The people li' n conmlfrtwal in ',* r a %ry

and I'll do my h,*st to work it for
you. What mn do you think it best
to work it on?"
"Yez will foind thot Lrry Mc-
Money an' Patrick O'Neil an' Moike
Flannigan are the min thot could do
th' bizness."
"I'll try it on them and let you
know how it works." answered his
The next lay they met at O'Toole's
house to talk the situation over.
"Au' what is th' good news yez bov.
nm 'ye?' asked O'Toole.
"Fine. fine: it worked splendidly.
First. I went to Patrick O'Neil. I
talked him up a while, and then I
got to talking about politics. I bet
him ten dollars that I could get more
promises to vote for you than he
could. He didn't want to her. as he
was a Hammerswell man. but I ap-
pealed to his sporting nature and he
took the )ht. Then I went to see
iarry. Work him as I could, he
wouldn't do anything. So I had to
leave him alone. Then T went to
Mike Flannigan anl had easy going
with him. He took me up at once.
and bet me ten dollars that he could
get you more supporters than I could.
Of course I will lose the money, but
that's in the game. you know."
"Shure. me b'ye. an' yez are the
b'ye for me. Take for yersilf the re-
maining money, an' me thanks wiid
Mike O'Toole was .lectid.


A bun;'h ef f'ro s shippq-.i o Visalia
f.t'''mn a n"'r.. .rv. i." Fl!riila was i- 1
sTroyr(, i 1by the- ii,)rTrihit nural (con !i<-
1 ion of :ha; "'1 '. l)n ;' j no liv'
""ant i- p I re:0t t o ri fd-n '1h4.t
-.:t'. I tv l! ' Ihow.' 'r.. r, '. rn ." : 'i'
letnf te'!" w\hi(h i'-s TP i f, Ai .
S of tI.' o!-cha!r!'- ;t !. '.M ,ri ill,
: ]It lPake'rsfi Idl ;- .ra'c-ed ie' 'c" ly
Tr tht, inliplrtat ion' (,;f rock f-'rom F!or-
i.ia. No frutit-erowinz 2.r st which
considers its owIn weAI:tr'o col0d01 for a
nionent Iperinit The further intr.Iu!c-i
tion of trees and plants from a slateo
where the danger is so rear. Yet.
with this knowledge there are fruit
growers willing to jeopardize not only
their own but the greatest interests
of horticulture by endeavoring to
ship in plants from that section.
... U .--

of this section are a much abused n)l ster-I that .I -hi L.t-
people, bur in praising Lincoln those "No dear i al h
who do so are unconsciously praising nag that ,irans'. tS I 1 c11! rrpuil
the whole people of the south. He ion-inspirin, .I+, ,i 'hI,, rO,
is nirly a specimen. We have hun- be s'tulied* in th.- iint'r *( a p-
,Ireds like him. pihony. as night an .iff:tr erop *p-'
l by electricity, or. saytvan t irolhilp"
THE FORGER'S FIRST GAME The old rnat: nmove, iin-ail**al I
-. seat and mopped hi bIrow, hutr n
The two strangers boldly entered they had reache.Il the Ia.tAn I-la1
the town's imposing bank building, to station.
which they had been directed, and ap-i "Ah. you lovely. c(notnummate eM
proachedl the cashier's window. Darlingg" exclalnime. the ,'olleg tt *.
"What's this for?" inquired the her fashionably gowne- *tlamkid
man behind the window as one of mamma embraced. her
the strangers deposited a bogus check) "How do (you like yur -hwol VIv-
on the slab. ian? I observe, it ha. notl damilweed
"'Check for $2610. Can't you read?" your spirits." salI th, mother
"Well." returned the cashier, smil-1 "Now you are' hhoi;ing' It a to t
ingly scrutinizing the piece of paper. Utterly lbeyornl- in .-imple langual .
"you'll have to be identified. you it is a screamrn' TTh.- wirl ar *t a1a
know." 'nine-I n an gcortnt: TI e-v are a
The first forger pointed to his com.-'yniphony withieru' ,rlds' sto eq, al
panion. "This gentleman'll identify itre. so intense.' \iul the-n ',h- r.-r p
Ime." 'tions. the rile'-. th.- gol' inks the
As the second man stepped forward tennis. the ballroom' I.f. 1a' 'rit
the cashier looked him over. i ros is the rhy'hni ,f ,* r'- - nmuskr
"Well. I guess it's all right, gentle-j The last few we.>-k, have, ts.'n 'ee
men: you both have such open faces of sublime harmony'"
there's no need of asking y3ur names "No doubt. i .loihr tafml
or business. Just indorse the check, the old B .it .e * Miis
please." your books-mus-i i It'.-t *t- and
This being quickly done. the i Latin "
amount was counted out and the forg- "Forger it excla.iriew; ie, -man
ers departed in high glee. lady. ecstaticall. It :i ...-,hi'i. c -
"Ain't he crazy?" piped one on the woman suffrag.. aHni th.f n,* th,"Nth
way out. idea (;er that troiijt '~ vr gray
"It was a shame to take his mon-' matter.'
ey." rejoined his pal. "Our first gamn 1 Mr. Sternbtlustier K-a. ,..r' r.#I.
was a cinch." anl look.-'i hel; .t* b. r f.
But a nmmenriIt later both novicr s "1 'ir. rii.- pop.v 1 h<>(
hurried back to the cashier. wdli noi fv,:r -e'iar -e1 ,,.- ** be
"'Say." hlurted out the first for er. Fl,-' r;i M I F' .r. v ,-'r. w ,' .- \
' this is stance money." (0 pr .. ol
"'WVell. what 10o yoi expeO '?" was W, ' .ii.'r 'e, r'l* . ,
rhe A hier's ( alin. rejoitnl,,'. "'T!:.. '
. 's -,x' tnor-; th, is 'he box of- i :''Y* r!,,:. .-- *I
*;t.,' ,'f *}-.,' rh..1' ,'- -- p!i~ ~l ..'i"Ipl t ",,r -', "'v t:- *'.* *'"

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PICKING UP CHIPS I '[ r, : . ,- I .-,.,
: -, ',1
.I, i-e,. a ,play''" oft poke 'r was :' ..' a lr:;. l.]'.
_Ai i ski!l-'1 in the sa enr : h.., ., .
Sitle in his house at : 2 ih Tit-. ' ... ,. '.rt
Prom a stiff-limit zamn : wi;l h-e. irl \'. i. ,
Wife was on hanI and angry in-el"P.- York Tel'.ira,,
cJones revels in qui)ps'
Banished suspicion by telling her Elwarid Paton, \. n '", \ir.
He'd been "picking up chips." an pedestrian will .'ar, on aBob*hr
-Buffalo News. tour .Monlay ?o walk a r,,., 'he rew
tinent to San Fran'i.*d' He eaper e
A Washington special says that one to make the trip in one hundrel ay- .
n f Taft'to nll1ers Mlondvn mornings u. -na..t. .. rd.-...-. .. in -"a_

J. E. CHANCE, D. D. 8.


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The Daughter's Return HMc V*
a Fashionable Se*wmon
When Mr. Sternm)lu*t'rsT 70"
daughter returnai-l from Mil r1't "
rose's fashionable seminar' for TOn
ladies the (0,l! .yntleman oIrht s tO
meet her at th,. train Their tow
house was closed and th,-y had 'isb
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Sthe big stick in the closet,
the m- phone away;
-M5 the Anamias members
tb the olive and the bay;
ar ma the hapy country
00o0l the tide o coming rest;
IM the weary eease from troubling,
M1 Md saoth and east and west.
IN otrea ous life forgotten,
I piqthots put by;
Admw'" 'from the language
At tot o varlet l whisper "Hle.'
S- '"y poltles" for shipment,
MI tas breath once again,
VMD the ted gIt back its reason.
AI e s wild bear seeks its den.
veyratle, tired typewriters!
nesil messages no more
S= the air along the highway
h* they reach the senate door;
W the hbower in the stable,
te r s dawanlg. sweet and grand;
We wil have no more of Teddy-
NJ lColumbia. happy land!
-John Sharpe Williams.

h gi'wher- in ancelnt history
'Ie story has betn told
T l aauything that Midas touched
Was quickly turned to gold.
WI by far a strang er sight.
We in this age behold:
go*e me nmow turn to anything
V they are touched with gold.
-Chicago News.

Woman has the blessed privilege of
gn-tnug her mind. because it isn't
wry often a man is mean enough to
w her for breach of promise.

b his sermon on "When Flirting is
werm .ou ." th. minister neglected to
Se* that it wa, when the girl out-
gi lras you an l you marry her.
0 0
It there wert. a law taxing bachel-
a there' would t, nneore' lusbamns.
IU too IIana (lt th'eml ouild be t(nes
who vtouldn I afflrdi to pay 1the tax.
* *
TiMr tl l:- d* or in (*'!1 ,al\vay. lhe
eart h i I h r lhus-band wak's lher
up nitilt n i.ll. 1,. ni<'ro'ly looking
at the c* -l .'1'4 id :'--o, inLz what time it
* *
T'I" youi.g ife' who goes through
o bushand's pockets in search of
pm letters, after a few years will
Wmw more practical and then go
Solngh them after small change.
w of the largest fish of the sting-
famlly ever landed at the ocean
W was eaght yesterday by a Mr.
MAd lW of Idiana. It measured
Sgfeet across the back and was
me-m feet toam. and was armed
1 a deadly serrated barb which
@Iy hDow how to use in the water
w telmag etect. Next to the bite
I a rattlemake the sting of one of
m rsays is most to be dreaded. Mr.
hUAWgetm landed his fish yesterday
a- today Is receiving the congratula-
ea- os his friends on his great catch.
ne 1i the hero of the ocean pier, the
iratlot of the ladies and the envy
( pierstorial artists of the season.-
attoa Daily News.
eott-- suppose you are saving up
\ --etha for a rainy day.



Outlines His Policy-Will Uphold thi
Party Orzanization
In a letter to J. D. Johnson, chali
man of the democratic executive com
mittee of LaFayette county, Governo
Gilchrist says:
"I am advised that a vacancy ha;
occurred in the office of the clerk o
the circuit court of LaFayette county
occasioned by the death of Hon. Mil
ton J. Bryan.
"In making an appointment to fil
such vacancy, it is my desire to hav<
recommendation from the county
democratic executive committee o1
LaPayette county, which recommend
dation shall be made at a public meet
ing of said committee held after ful
and sufficient public notice given
each member of the committee, ol
the time and place of meeting to be
held. lin this connection I wish to
say that it is of the greatest impor
tance that there be as full a meeting
of the committee as it is practicable
to have by giving proper notice to
each member. A recommendation by
a small number of the committee
would very probably be disregarded.
Nor is it desired 'hat the recommen-
dation be 'made by a hare quorum of
the committee.
"I state the matter thus plainly and
fully because embarrassment has been
caused in a similar case recently com-
ing from another county.
"My policy will be to recognize the
executive committees in making ap-
pointments of this nature, but it must
he understood distinctly that such rec-
ommnendations from a committee must
he made at public niettings of the
committee of which each member has
full and timely nptice of the place
and hour of the committee's meeting.
"A copy of this letter is being mail-
ed to each member of your county ex-
ecutlive committee. and I tr!ist that a
meeting will be called as above indi-
cated. a' yonr earliest convonience.
"Vtrv truly yours.

One of Arcadia's busines nii'. hasi
sev-erali inns 1m1ade- the remaii:rk in! our
hearing that hie would rather have
two acres in cucumbers properly
-qiii,;,, cared 0or. ,t1(.. during ll' th'
h,' : m ar,''; ';"i;il, oul! inisi-s in io.\'1. \\'f
believe that twman is right. for the' pro
.*i:o w .-oiuli ,not only make l imore r iar
r'otits with less w orry and iroulde.
1ei would bring these profits from
the pockets of the luxury using peo-
ple of the north instead of from our
own people's pockets. That's why a
man who produces is more valuable
to a community in general than a
merchant.-Arcadia Champion.

There is nothing quite so pretty in
this world as love between a mother
and daughter. When we hear that a
girl is coming home from school after
an absnece of several months, we us-
ually go to the depot to see her moth-
er hug her. There is something a lit-
tle funny about love between man
and wife, and there is something not
exactly perfect about the love be-
tween mother and son. but the love
between a mother and daughter is us-
ually just right.-Atchison Globe.
Mr. Royal Daniel of Atlanta, has
written a book. entitled: "Twilight
of Consciousness." He endeavors to
enlighten his readers on what "psy-
chic suggestion" means. What will
add to the attraction of the work
here is the fact that Rev. C. B. Wil-
mer. reteor of St. Luke's Enisconal








PRESS COMMENTS ON PRESIDENT The total shipments of strawberries
TAFT'S MESSAGE from Plant City up to last Thursday
j were 125,754 quarts. The shipments

In the first fortnight of his tenure

he will begin the redemption of his'
campaign promises. He pledged him-j
self to call a special session of con-
gress for the specific purpose of re-
vising the tariff, and on the fifteenth
of this month, the sixty-first congress
will assemble in that extra session.
What the result of its deliberations
will be it is impossible to foretell, of
course. To be quite candid, the indi-
cations are that the advocates of a
tariff for revenue only have but little
to hope for. But it is at least a good
augury that this, the most important
of Mr. Taft's campaign promises, is
about to be redeemed so far as it lies
specifically in his power to redeem it.!
-Atlanta Journal.
* *
Throughout the south there exists
the feeling that we have a friend in
the presidential chair. M1r. Taft's pro-
tracted sojourn in this section during
the past winter has brought him into
immediate and intimate contact with

for the week were nearly 20.000
quarts and the average price wa. 20
State of Ohio, City of Toledo.
Lucas County-ss.
Frank J. Cheney makes oath that
he is senior partner of the firm of F.
J. Cheney & Co., doing business in the
city of Toledo, county and state afore-
said, and that said firm will pay the
for each and every case of catarrh
that cannot be cured by the use of
Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Sworn to before me and subscrib-
ed in my presence, this 6th day of De-
cember, A. D. 1886.
(Seal.) Notary Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter-
nally, and acts directly upon the
blood and mucous surfaces of the sys-
tem. Send for testimonials free.
F J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.
Sold by all druggists. 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for consti-
pation.. m
It is worth while being a cablnoz: of-

southern conditions. He knows the, icer for the jobs you can get
peculiar difficulties by which the south yoi quit. Not even a Pullman
is environed. He understands th.? pa- conductor's job is too good for
triotic temper and the spirit of her fellows.-Atlanta Journal.
citizens. He has repeatedly affirmed.
his intention to make no appointments
which will fan the smoldering fires of '
race prejudice, and this assurance
gives us much. comfort. J. K. CHRISTIAN
For some time past an independent
drift has been apparent in the politi-
cal currents at the south; and, while
the probabilities are that in the bulk
at least this section will continue to
b11 strongly democratic, the disposi-
;ion to discard traditions and to vote
convictions is becoming more and
more manifest. Moreover, the south
is Ih'gilnning to realize that if slie ever 1_
It;lurns o I t'r florlnir ascendancy in
Ihe tfederal gov'ern'llent this step wi ll
have to he talkn through the mi limln

sa t t'iliiocr(;itic paper souern. soit o he t to0
ilhe (ore, the Tinis-l'nion is r'eao; to
take Mr. Taft on faith inspired by thl
ia! itiois he has already shown-a
hibroadnless of mi nd that few can equal;
a good nature that cannot be easily
ruffled: a tact that'no American has
shown to so great a degree: a love of (
justice that is ingrained in his life;
an Americanism that prompts us to
deny him to Ohio and claim him for
the United States. In all its proper In order to giv
acts which, we believe will be many,
the new administration will find in wil sef at above price:
the Times-Union an ardent supporter. can SAVE MONEY
Its improper acts, which we believe an Y
will be few, the Times-Union will op-
pose with whatsoever power it pos- ake
Hon. Wililam B. Lamar says that
he will retire from public office on W heat, Scratl
March 4th, but that he will by no y ,, t
means lose his interest in public mat-
ters. He has been in the public ser- Shells B
vice continually for upwards of twen-
ty years, and he will feel somewhat
like a fish out of water, but he has
no words of criticism nor lamenta-
tions, and, from purely a personal W hile yOU
standpoint, he is better off without
than with the burdens of public office DONIT
resting upon him. as he has an in- ...N T
come that will support him comforta-
bly, even luxuriantly, for life.

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The Nashville American has been Senator Taliaf-erro ha. ,l,''*-.......t in
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