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:
September 24, 1909
Publication Date:
Weekly[<Jan. 3, 1890-Mar. 5, 1943>]
Weekly[ FORMER Aug. 25, 1883-Dec. 28, 1888]
Daily (except Sunday)[ FORMER Dec. 30, 1888-<Apr. 29, 1889>]


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Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( marcgt )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage:
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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hJ med Mra. McMomathy are vii-
lag te SeMait ezpoltion.
Mr. S Mrs. Jack Camp announce
4e Mk* o a =@s, PrMay afternoon,
methe seveuieau.

10 aD~o is making reme very
ei Mgimp'evements o lis hcm*

Our turpen sute men are all wearing
btead mdle sad stepping proudly.
Thepri spirits is towering up-

Mr. L D. O atusvlle, neph-
ew e ahe .i Rev L. D. Geiger of
APa ha a position In the job de-
Tfem (of this oke.
Whes In Oeal don't forget Hogan's
S ft ~e. Be wflldoall in his power to
wahe it pleasant for you. Hogan, the
wimhey mae. x
Mr. J. A. Rawla, manager of the
OW Pthad Olater Company at
COlal River. was among the busti-
weevie ters to the city Friday.

Mr. J. M. M~eert mad his two daugh-
ts re edw yesterday from Michi-
g where they visited at Mr. Met
Ir sa *M bome. They enjoyed th-e
9nl wvery m-ck

Mr. UMsa Haghton. Jr., has accept-
e a peliem with the Baker &
St- ampmny. sad will in future
ie in this vteitty with relatives.-

fr. I w. superintendent of the
r waIs Phtephbte Company, says
Sweral of the closed mines are
mm ioWM loms to resume opera

Ur. IL (overee, proprietor of
The Ogn p0 Ntae Mills has returned
m a a tr to the New England
iue. ter, Mrs. Tidd, return-

UmWi1N When you are at home
gmi -, orders. Wh In town
e -r p-Ie headquarters. Hogan's
the wM.y usML x
m were receMled in Ocala
ylesh to te eleteataionm of the
W I wedt of Dr. and Mrs. J. M.
mbm&. Jr.. ef Mial. Dr. and Mrs.
I. m"t friends in Ocala
U e pW t w they wiv live to cele-

--w --m-y. son of Mr. ant
ow. P. L Mlagtery, had the misfor-
to eereulty hurt his right arm
-wiw a as while "cranklnk" an
allMt. While, his arm is not
bf the hwt Is very paltafuL
v ---
Mr. W. W. Harties and his young
m ilet tda Ocal yesterday. and as
jas b he eM te a suitable house
W e a sad dohter will join the n
-N L 1MV wfl be cordially welcom-
Sto O .

M. a- (bes, whe left a few
a . r a veAt tretds Io New
bg WgW b m that -lace that hee

Mr. George
Helvenston &
men, returned
York, where h
weeks on a bu
this rapidly g
cipatng a big f
he purchased

There is no
one hunting f
TONIC. It's g
laria, Chills a
cents per bot
He'll probably




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Mr. H. W. Nettles of the Flemington
section was a visitor Friday. Besides
running a farm, Mr. Nettles operates
a sawmill and says that although he
saws only to supply the lo.,,demand-
he is always kept busy. He reports a
fine corn and bay crop and says that
the farmers are now busy saving th.
latter crop. He reports very little
business in his neighborhood.

Mr. Patrick T. Randall, merchant
and postmaster of Conner, was a
Friday visitor. He says that wh*!i
there was a great deal of sickness
across the river some weeks ago thete
is very little now, and the people are
busy saving their different crops of
hay, and are making ready to plant
their fall crops.

as,, for sale at this office, 10c. each.
or $1 a dosea. Apply Ocala Banner

Mr. J. M. Meffert, president of the:
Florida Lime Company, and one of
Marion county's most progressive bus-
iness men. has just returned from a
trip to his old home in Michigin.
While in the north he visited many of
the largest lime manufacturing con-
cerns In the country with a view to
seeing what there is new in the indus-
try and what might be applied to hi"
enterprises to make them more cor.-
plete. He enjoyed his trip immen ec-
ly and looks as though the change
agreed with him.

In renewing his subscription to the
Ocala Banner, Mr. W. P. Strunk of
Roodhouse, II., says: "I am glad you
kept the paper coming to my address,
for it is like getting news from home
and friends. I read its pages weekly
and am always interested with the
things that meet my eye. I mail youn
a postoffice order to keep it coming."
In the journey along our pathway
these are the flowers that we like to
twine into a bouquet and keep on thb
table in our sanctum.

Mr. Jas. H. Badger of Old Town
was a Tuesday visitor. He is the own-
er of a herd of cattle that he has care-
ftully fostered since the close of the
war. PIe said that in the earlier years
he thought that he was doing well it
he sold ten beef cattle a week for the
local markets, and now he is not d>-
ag so much unless his sales exceed a
hundred. No Industies pay bette-
than sheep and cattle in Florida.

The old building at the foot of Mag-
soUa and South Third streets, use.I
for many years as a colored restao-
rant. has been torn down, and will be
erected it a more pretentious man-
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The Ocala High School and the
Gcala Primary School will throw open
their doors qext Monday morning Lor
the admission of their contingent of
scholars, and Ocala will assume a
new phase of life. With the exception
of two teachers the same faculty will
be in charge as last year. In the olden
time wLen Ocala was the location for
the East Florida Seminary, one of the
two state schools, we thought we
were doing fairly well when we had
three wings to a single story building,
and had one hundred students in at-
tendance from all parts of the state,
it this year we have two two-story
buildings, and, with the scholarship
exclusively local, we shall perhaps
have fully five hundred pupils in it-
tendance. Few things present a pret-
tier sight than an army of well-clad,
well-behaved, merry school children
on their way to school unless it is thn
same army of school children just let
loose from school with their faces
turned homeward.


Mr. C. G. Parker, a farmer living
near the Oklawaha river swamps.
was tried before Judge Joseph H.
Bell Tuesday, charged with violating
the game laws, by shooting and killing,
three wild turkeys out of season. It
seems that the evidence was clear,
and as the law is plain on the sub-
ject the court reluctantly imposed a
fine of $50 and ten days' imprison-
ment in the county jail upon the un-
fortunate defendant. In default of
the payment of the fine then the sen-
tence of the court is that he must
serve an imprisonment of twenty
days. Those who administer the law-3
in this county are determined that the
game laws shall be respected andl

Mr. 0. L. Mizell of Dukes, Florida,
the state business agent of the Flor-
ida division of the Farmers' Union.
will visit the Ocala branch of this o.--
ganization on the first Saturday in
October. It is hoped that not only the
members of the union, but many far;n-
ers not members, will be in Ocala on
that day to hear him.

Mr. Adrian P. Jordan, state pnre
food inspector, is in our city. He says
that people in all parts of Florida are
throwing flowers at Governor Gil-
christ. He is making a fine tpres-
slon upon the public mind, and is do-
lag all he can do to make the state a
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How ideals are changing! A few
years ago the ideal wife worried if
her husband didn't eat, fearing he was
sick, and worried if he ate heartily,
fearing he WS eating too much. Now
she is so busy counting her own
chews that she doesn't even see him,
and if he speaks she doesn't answ-er
until she has counted 65 on bread and
138 on meat.-Atchison Globe.

In his rambles through the west,
Mr. Z. C. Chambliss went as far ws
Albequerque, N. M. He says that he
ran up against a second Ponce Id
Leon hotel in that city, and got the
finest dinner he ever sat down to.
Yesterday he was at Denver, and he
will be at home in a few days.

Yum. yum. Good times are ahead.
The luscious bivalve will soon put in
an appearance, and then there is still
coming pork and gravy and yam po-
tatoes, backbone and rice, spare-rtibs
and sausages. Then there are the or-
anges. grapefruit and sugar cane and
cane .uice. My, my, but don't one's
mouth begin to water.

Mr. Ben Boyd of Atlanta was a vis-
or yesterday. In the early phosphate
days he resided in Ocala and was a
member of the Standard Phosphate
Company. He says that Florida has
always treated him kindly and he
shall always be in love with the state.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Ray have gone
to the mountains of North Carolinai
for rest, recuperation and change of
scene and environments. Their be-
reavement has been very great, an-l
in their sorrow their friends join.

The Montezuma hotel's many im-
provements, it is now undergoing will,
when completed. make it one of the
handsomest in the state. Mr. Guyi
Toph, who is now sole proprietor of
the Montezuma, says the entire house
will be remodeled within the next two

Mrs. Washburn says that the tem-
perance people of Belleview complain
because the temperance banner that
was displayed on the town hall was
torn down.

The regular mid-week prayer meet-
ing of the Presbyterian church will be
held as usual at 7:30 this evening. Dr.
Dodge will be present.

The little daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Clifford Lcden Anderson has bepn

named Mary Eleanor. for her two

Om3 & B

It Is A Poot

That the man who carrin hbMo y i b
spend all of it without th w k-
nature for a m with a bMk aesui M W m
training a resr in hie bk.



Her Fruit and Vegetable Crops Prom-
ise to Surpass All Previous
F. L. Cowin, commercial agent of
the Central of Georgia, who has trav-
eled extensively over Florida, with
Ships eyes and ears open, says that this
will be Florida's biggest year in the
e d s duced for market. Weather condi-
tions, he found, had been very favora-
ble, and then, too, more northerners
have settled in Florida this year than
for some time previously, with the re-
sult that more land is being cultivat-
ed. The fall truck crops, he sat.l,
t have made a .good start, with a fa-
vorable season promised.
C On account of the agitation regar.I-
ing the shipping of green oranges, Mr.
Corwin said the heavy movement
S torewould not start until about Ootob-er
S15. When he left Florida a few days
ago the oranges were still green, be-
ing kept in that condition by the ic-
:cent rains, but some of the grape-
fruit is Jhwing considerable color
4 ,an(t a 4ew shipments were made this
week. A few oranges will also be
S -shipped next week.
Pasteur, of the firmof On account of the organization of
Pasteur, the Ithe exchange there will likely be a
Pasteur, the dry goods
yesterday from good many changes In shipping cir-
yesterday from New cles. Mr. Corwin said his informa-
uying expedition. s tion indicated that the exchange
rowing expconern is anti- would probably handle from 40 to 50
row tcernuisaneti per cent. of the orange crop. Many
fall and winter businei., of the regular shippers, however, he
a larger stock than us-said, will operate independently th:s
year. On account of the big crops he
game law against any- thinks there will be business enough
game law against any-
for PLANK'S CHILL in Florida for everybody this year.
guaranteed to cure Ma- He expects Florida to produce more
nd Fever. Price 25 than C.500,000 boxes of oranges and
tle. Ask your dealer. a
.,, grapefruit this season.


Bad Luck Overtakes a Former Marion
county Young Man ,
Surrendering all hope of a success-
ful appeal to the supreme court, Z. P.
Freeman, formerly city tax collector
and assessor, was escorted to the con-
vict camps of T. E. Bridges & Co.,
yesterday morning. The lessees in
question sent a special agent from
Jacksonville for the condemned man.
Freeman is sentenced to five years
in the penitentiary for embezzling city
funds. Immediately after his conv.c-
tion, his attorneys, Macfarlane & Da-
vis and J. T. McCollum, made a mo-
tion before Judge Gordon for a new
trial. The motion was overruled and
notice of an appeal to the supreme
court was then given. Part of the
necessary papers were filed, but the
rest of them were not, as Freeman's
case appeared hopeless, and so, after
four months spent in the county jail,
he goes to serve the sentence impos-
Freeman was never considered a
criminal at heart. He was more a
victim of that curse of many a man,
"a good fellow,." and suddenly found
himself so deep in the mire that ex-
trication was impossible.
His farewell to his wife and little
daughter was a touching finale to this,
his tragic farewell to freedom, for five
years.-Tampa Times.
Mr. Freeman formerly lived at Cii-
ra and married a most estimable
young lady of that city-a daughter
of one of its oldest and most promi-
nent citizens.


Mr. W. F. Pulliam, deputy sheriff
for the Reddick district, has had his
eye on some "blind tiger" dens for
some time, and he phoned to Sheriff
Galloway Saturday that he had tha
places located and if he would go up
or send up Saturday night they would
be able to make a capture. As the
sheriff's little son was sick he sent
up Deputy Sheriff Hutson, and three
arrests were made. The parties were
caught with the goods.


prepared to conduct a thorough erm.*- F ~
paign, giving my undivided tim, a s -** .,M V* v, M ot 1
attention to the details of theo m meby i i ma~ AM.. w a
paign. and I am prepared now to **,m ramb s wI l b i a s
firm this statement. ra b# we hAOW t-o
"Later on I will issue a state* Pt goo" lt 'hteo
giving my views upon public questi *e* *tvr ,n 'I t aab
and issued which are Ikely to f' m* t o. b.u
and issues which are likely to for a ls weato t em I M
the approaching campaign. I o l o f
"I am a candidate for Uni ,ed. tea stoa s s
senator, and I shall, .lurimg tha b is r i p
months intervening from now ,**01 #1_ /
the primary attempt to convince* ,h jha- to
people that I can and will represe t Tjie'sl
them in the senate in a satlsfacte -r l i, te Too g B
mitniU-" W A Dl..nt in-U '* I su ,giv*e

manner. --v. A. ,*.ount. in rPeasser o e raw
la News.
A esem ry ed br
The friends of Mr. J. R. C. Doe-i wewa* st o we e e a
will regret very much to read the as- t 'e n ~,d pam* t -
nouncement of his death, whieb m i areMs thai be ue m a
curred in the hospital at Spartaabras. a bee-mv~ d i em l
S. C., Thursday nigbt. He had gn. an boa *wo *te odm 4
there for treatment, but the ds** was tbeead bm eMt W 11
from which he suffered tafed oil ftor te *o* g oe te o* (
medical skMI. He will be buried at reavein6 a sd A
Due West. S. C.. his old home. His wam saue st b -
son, Mr. W. C. Dunn, was with h Ito u *wsh -e m u*o5
his last moments. Mr. Deao had bee ft d e a N* o we t o~w i
a citizen of this county tr sny yer ISO Is ao t e g
and was both a farmer and mderchem he dse -s m S to e 4
He has many friends here who will buwee f ** lea W -
sincerely mourn his death. He led an epst rfe # sI in 4 (S 4
irreproachable life sad was a aA re- this e-4 We -g ga t t
an upright and honioree edtt tee e pme- giS h O 41l (

Albert Asseo Graham. l dr* -- -
of Kiss. and who is its aprona-to h La- L I II
and protector, says that Den Caipd Is a ta
there now and has a ffN eaesw arwe SNOaae eM I
in his quiver whieh sea lateN dsW = P q
to aim directly at the bearts afWM a s qM n
many young people, a"d the raso o# of to


Ocala Florida


Until October 15th, we ofer the
Ocala Banner (Weekly) and the NEW
York Produce News (the pink sheet)
for $1.50 per year, in advance. Here
is a chance to get your home paper
and all local and state news. and help
to build up your own town. and the
best produce paper published, with
Florida crop news and all markets.
"Get In line, as you beed them
both." Address all orders to

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9-10-5t. Ocals. M.

"Some of my friends have thought
that I was delaying unnecessarily ;:h
making of this announcement but
they have not been able to apprccI-
ate what it means for me to break
away from my business, and to prac-
tically break up my home for a year
There were many que:.tioms that bia
to be settled concerning my buse ac.
and I have not been able unit' the-
past few days to arrange all theft.
matters so that I could gain ly I t:i
consent to become an active ceaa:-
date, and to begin upon the camrl.s.i
which I propose to wage from now
until the day of the primary.
"It is true that I have been *rsg4
by some of my friends In dierem*
parts of the state to become a Adnf-
date, but in becoming a candidpt< I
am not doing so solely beca-is -f
their solicitation, wuich, how"-tr. I
duly appreciate, but because It '*- *y
ambition to represent the pe ,p'* of
my state in the United States wna i*
"I believe that I am compet ltf rto
represent them, and in asktag th. r
suffrage for this high position of .a a-
or and trust I do so as free *i oM-
trammeled as ever ,. candidate a-
peared before a people askia4 *beir
suffrage for any office.
"When I made ten, itive -mau e**-
ment of my candidacy I state*. t at tf
I finally entered thp race I wul. b.t


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tow days awweam
Goarg, K S4
DmwW 5 Willim op iso W
verb sWad a s4 smile"
wbwhesre Sedeas
@vws as atheW sieshI
ammnws pedof ora
or gwrn sbbsuwY
lamp have %wees .ea, too
hbros suiaksed .theGo~

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for I he0Wooroekfadol i
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IM _-.. Sept. is. i .

aOWs mabon m sad babel of
sdboms- the discovery of
OMMp -b hasMU". simmered
Mo tof t 6semsm. we And It
Sof ISMare a 4-(speak it
M Fpne ar- another. The
M efrids of both eon
be,%# ASad to explain. so far
b o mbot wh Commander Pear]
S-ew are if Dr Cook at 90 de
S -thl L4 i' -tw remembered
41t nvd hIs altitude. to-wit:
sth. om April 21. 1908
So ftr g r amd the same alti
&or"I 6. 19i-)est it months
SM -dy bte r them Cook.
gmb~et tb *rth Is shaped like
we* ~ assy reasonably deter
bIw a beis forms the apex of
oneh We m y Just as reason
a4e that th -said basin con
'.ar or el water, which, ol
*- h.4g epov er,-d with ice made
8 pIosMA fefr either party to ap
SNOW o 'b.e r*e4*-4 oal with boats
Ma bod a* aversit) required. Lei
M seppw- t "r roerltag the ba
s f -" le* h Sm d 4 1*** t4 berow th-e surface at
0 w hew rvak took his final ob
WMstem to Apdrl 190 l This esti
4 0 to estiMk*Uy correct because
9846*r o- tf b w hole mass is al
O bsbm 0he wearfare
S M. we r told that 11 months
SM dar s.ped from the time
ao -S his altitude to the timn
i usI-d the same feat
m me t race of Cook not
6 MS "* Time beatg a factor
M wth the aetlom of the
we weud ask. bow could
pm toS see signs of Cook at
Stb ne r wtd a climate?
i e odem it. mow mand Ice
C gBev ly it that reqoa and
S~ t r ueM elapse ere the

Wf s ai f say a ktad-brass
d M O l Ot also. The low-
t 0M OfN thte ma- of Ice being
SN nrth was constaatly being
t f t e hs y the aetlom of heat
iB e rth At the same time the
par PDMm was lacreasiag in
p ther arttoo of the aerial el-
tee he- crertlatg a "top hamp-
S m tOUlly spakins. and as by
1 1m tI**a the mass had to find its
Sas *vitikm took place which
thb *pa-t, of the scenery in
4tI Idrs k-to l** et oB the basin by
I Iiem-jtoii tl) turningng turtle" and
fha-^ c < oo'k north pole, togeth-
r wt.b (N-' M Da i< t
A1d O a. taketT th.' Troubli.' o get
61 li ueas iu ltie'ad tuf on top. the
eo .Mter 4m h' *h# c1 ,'* ;t ai: .! woIuld

gIe****p i at l*i< .! Co>k norih .olei
l'k ,f aa IOw 0;e s .ultn. rge'.
IteIr) a Ite d the flash :,, 'h.' northh
- !- 4g. ii I>* 1 i krin of
g H0. r 0 .' N t,. ",' imnag-
e 4*' *r. of *' "' :. *" t com-
e.- took I i'h h4in. al-
SI Iltk 5, * f,; action.
M i' the

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teen brass tube factories have start-
ed business. operating on double time,
in the New England states. Brass
tubes. identical with that of Dr.
Cook's north pole, are rapidly being
manufactured, soon co deluge the
American continent, so that every
iran may secure a north pole in his
own right, without suffering the in-
convenience of bottling Old Boreas
'rr the purpose of opertaing an elec-
tric fan to ward off the sandflies on
the apex of this mundane sphere.
Again, "Peary nailed the flag to the
What evidence can Peary introduce
ro convince you that his north pole
rtias not experienced the same fate as
is scientifically ascribed to the Cook
outfit? You may safely risk your
reputation on the fact that the whale
Rnd the Yank will get strictly dowr
to business, and before another arctic<
explorer reports his findings there
v ill be a Peary north pole in every
house on th.. glole. in every ship cr
Ine sea an,' the sure. real thing at-
t'ched to -very aeroplane ;hat navi-
.ates the air now and hereafter.
j The question is being agitated
'hoether Uncl- Sam will claim posses-
s'o;a by right of ,liscovery.
Pay. Mr. Editor. what the dickens
,'ries :h'is zIcrious government of ours
v.-ant with the north pole. when every
man. woman and child in the land
we'll be the proud possessor of a "gold
brick" nortn pole?
The only interest this government
cnn possibly have in It *s the ad valo-
i n and specific dity on north poles,
rrd when Cannon. Aldrich et al get
a whack at it our treasury deficit will
look like an antiquated 3-cent piece
%!th the center punched out of it.

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In protecting the gopher the legis-
!rture of Florida has paid a compli-
ment to one of the choicest of the
state's productions. The gopher in
(oestion is P land tortoise, and not a
piround rat or mole. with which it is
sometimes confounded. The merits
of this tortoise are not fully under-
stood by the world at large, but its
r.-at is a delicious, wholesome article
of diet and is considered by epicures
as far and away better quality than
the diamond-backed terrapin, his dis-
tant relative, and ever and ever so
T,:ach better than the green sea or
scitt-shell tu title. The ignominy and
'i underr thai has been given to the
,to,her is due to ignorance. but now
that he has become part and parcel of
'he protected: order., Ni fame will un-
doubtedly extend.
Away back in the days of the for-
i::ation of the world, as we now have
it. during the periods of differentia-
'ion which separated variety from va-
-ietv and divided genu;s from the pa-
rnt stem. the progenitor of the go-
Ihe(r was identical with the progen-
i'i r of the qrail. :he grouse, pheasant
A:d barnyarc fowl. so well known to
( t( prising. the progenitor of the go-
IJ'tr and otl-er species of turtles nev-
Ir learned fly. Ht not develop

t ( dash. o
n:.! c:athae
v hlich hav

f spirit and l'e:i
and !c-ac.
y ltac., 1 hii ri

utay of torm'n
o'f .le' ion
vals a* the
uttaion. In
? >:" spo(':-

-Vel" a:;:i ;ii.~
* ,t' '" ,.
<'l lsi-! :i"ce

rn!. Corroesl.onience." As a boy lh
aeed the ridicule of his fellow-clerks
by refusing the rum punch wh-ich they
x-re accustmnled to take every morn-
ii1. at 11. He nev'r s-moketi. though
he kept a choice cigar in a drawer for
i:: odor. He no'er a!loweil a bill to

Stands UkeI a M


It would have seemed ironical to
Amos and Abbott. Lawrence, merchant W
1. inces of Boston, that half a century D' m D
after their death a word from a new CU II
:'.c greater captain of industry should DSICK |
)- needed t jog the nation's mem- PW vvE WMc
c,: y of their careers. Two flourishing ; -AonrM eoSrEAK 1 nSTOCK of ALu. L
c4'ies and a scientific school stand as I lsMANT5WAMeWTmyAs asW
mc-nmorials to the Lawrences, and i",M vG TATIALASSAVE VousmPm.S
tteir name still retains a social pres- snWasLtM WUamS TS WMUFa C URD BY
,te in Brahmin circles in Boston. AU I Wow FiA.
But Mr. Rockefeller's statement to
;he Evening World that a biography -
, Amos Laurence inspired his efforts for $240 on easy terms and a town
e .d formed his character will give l10 free. That ought to interest yon.
' ogue to the old merchant's fame it If you want to know more about it.
has not enjoyed in a generation. Mr. see J. R. Speck. Compton. Cal.. or at
Rc.ckefeller has done for the "Life of j hotel Greenleaf."
Aaos Lawrence" what Dr. Eliot did' 1The above is copied from a card
for the ".Jounal of John Woolman." sent to the Times by a friend who has
The trait. of character which Law- recently visited Calfornia. It is a
i nee posse,}ed in common wi:h oth- method by which it is hoped to dup'
Smrchants of the old school-his innocent people, an,i for the good.
1,iety. his abhorrence of tobacco and name of the state means should b(e
,;.:nk, his -unctuality and bu ;ness employed to checkmate these specuila-
n...... .... ; in ,; i.. .. 'tors- tO Use t no harsher -erms. It is

i; t a: lann of any val;ae
i) 1',il *e sold at such ptie.s. andi ii
ptopl!e are inducedti ro ive up th,-tr
money under such uiisrepresentations
:hey are in the gold-brick purchase;
It is presumed that tL.i. advertising

remain unpaid over Sunday. s being done by one of tme large syn-
r. ss before friends." was one of his licates which has purchased overflow-
rxioms. and his secret of success is (,l lands in the Everglades.-The Mo-
contained ir. his declaration that he dello Tropical Topics.
* formed the habit of promptly acting. BRIGHT BITS FROM THE PITTS-
thus taking the top of the tide, while
:he habit of some others was to delay
until about half tide. thus getting on Coo confessed to an inter-
h fsIrs. Cook confessed to an inter-
viewer that the explorer is a good
Lawrence was a prototype of the husband. And yet for a long time he
t-odern merchant who succumbs to was cold and distant. strenuous life. He broke down at * *
f-:rty-five, and was for fifteen years Naples, threatened with the cholera,
an invalid oni a diet of "crusts and cof- is given a wide berth by tour-
fee for breakfast, crusts and cham- ists. They have probably heard the
ragne for dinner." His praise of the saying: "See Naples and die."
epicureanismm" of a bread-and-water *
fare. his fondness for aphorisms, his St. Petersburg now boasts the large
shrewd philosophy and multifarious est magnet in the world. But our own
advice on topics ranging from politics exposition vil! continue to hold the
t', the choice of a wife suggest paral- record for powers of attraction.
I( I5. *
But it is ip the matter of systematic The pola.- bears at the Highland
charities that the parallel is closest. zoo coulhn: help feeling a bit self-:
Is i: to the example of Lawrence's conscious yesterday. The African
gifts to William and Kenyon Colleges lion no longer holds the center of the
that the University of Chicago owes stage.
its princely endowment? Lawrence * *
zave with a lavish hand to education. Cleveland. (;olden Rule chief of po-
;' distressed clergymen and embar- lice has startcl1 to run ail the (ramps
passed frietr.s.-spending $7 )0,0,1 in out of the city. He evidently be lives
"'..aking othei people happy," as his that it's a poor rule that won't work
phrasee was. His philanthropy was both ways.
munificent for its time, but it has been *
left to the pupil to give a meaning to In addition to refraining, from the

the term undreamed of by the mas-
ter.-New York World.


We regret being compelled to call
a:t ention to a great wrong that is be-
ii1g perpetrated. One that will injuret
every honest citizen of south Florida.
The editor of this paper has received
many letters from many different
parties asking about the valuable Ev-
<:'.' ladies lands that are being offer'
for sal.. The grossest misrepresn-i
I ,io:'.s are )being made. and picture.
o'f -iga cean-- p'lanziations close to 1Mi-
t.'i. according. to the printed circu-
I;-." l-; t ;arI e b! h ing son: c* t by tenis
' ;;ho'isatno !-. Tha- there are not air!
I, *"- i v ': :i. ":ch' s;g;r canr p1:]1-
c i. f:a, iii: :

use of liquor and tobacca, Dr. Cook is
said not to know one card from an-
other. But he is an adept at the game
of freeze-out.
* *
The Michigan physician who says a
diet of peanuts will make anybody
a Hercules should take a seat in the
extreme rear. If you wan: muscle and
grit you must eat gumdrops. Cook's
Esqunmos ate two barrels of them and
then marched to the pole.


Comnientinz on the article in las-
week's Telegraph reading ;he Flo"--
iia ship canal. th*' Times-I union say-.
If what .'ell !"'o in l tile En;:,; to )t'h
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I* ,t,..' .t ,"' e I .x'or:ion. i,,'per aud sa!! To sui' th. a-,..,- n i advi:,,z ail wo.-ld-be p- Your coni xin a- w a, : Henr &tg-l
4Vt son<* ro h*>-fo: tha- for no'- :- s-;re th. n;'r his Lt' cooked ce:-q JQ in-. iat fully and ca 'n r i ren red disable V
e.t *.*a- 'h.' pir'C':;ar itvi:han tA',l tLt flesh wil: me' in the mouth. f;v before t'hey purchase land- 9:1 ori-rcds liv-,:' By taki! C' A..PA -..
o***ba..ti, n.igraited a :.or'e con- '* n serex warm an, eaa with a "' r!t;esenlt:ions of these parties.'la Sorrch art iv- Tab -
g ala b311.t- hor af f,.r i' \ s ora- *'.. Peoile who hale cultivated Th. troublee is :ha: these possible p :.'- i s,- Sa ":
WOO r9' 1 ; mt' , Old :Glory and n: ificia! tas'e or ccn iin-.ents and, clhaers are not a;: to see any of l:O t ..
* *ri%, "r I t!I.k i' r ti-eyond your ; ces may add them to the savory Florid.a papers so advising. The! 1 clVE'R and fACKA) :.. a- n-,ij.,
awoirw s. !ha' ,h. ponderous an- po' withou- fear of harming the mix- nos'office department should inves:- I er strutural pOU"OsS ,wiSI ur
O almlevs. iJ d topped short of the tore. It is a great point in favor of zate the matter. The mater is non)--
Wa r.ot.J of tb. indomilable '"e gopher that he cannot be spoiled ricus in this section. We copy fro r Steel towers and tan a" O4eedet atst le Yankee. who is ever nv any manner of cooking or season- the Tampa Times:
r8 as always, busy' Can there! iaL. but he who wants the best of the Palpable Fraud In any part of the State.
1 io. w-'- the least doubt as i --'ol her flavor will cook according to "Why not buy a farm in Florido? ,I
e trhe Is'. C' that monster of the sea tne recipe. It is to be regretted that The land of sunshine, oranges, heal h N T i U Hot A
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hinge joint, the good galvanizing the exactly prq-p "o' 4wo
that is not too hard nor too soft.
We can show you this fence in our stock and rpA is m* M a r.'t
superiority, not only io the roll but in the Wl4 Co a I aa
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& 44U4J I NUMBEI 13


Aa y Is I mourning for the ios.
Dr A. Sith, who passed over
t *F divide" Tuesday, and his
was laid to rest in the Anthony
buatI 6*140 Wednesday morning
of II t'eimk.
Dt. tith was one of Anthony's oli-
,mM M sd a permanent citizens, har-
Smade 8reasdeuce there as early
0o 1%64 It was largely through his
**erts that the town was incorporat-
4.4 ad he was its mayor for several
The deceased was nearly an oct ~-
aeIarte. havtig been born in the
year 13w. sad until stricken with par-
ayats a few years ago, enjoyed rug-
robet health and led an active
AS* was born lan Richland county.
C but moved to Georgia in the
ertly lfti,. sad it was there he oe-
-as the practice of medicine soon af-
**t graduation. He was marriz 1
*o Miss Mary Wadsworth in 1856 and
bWr marrjid life was an ideal andi
happy aeM. md tis devoted help-mect
ehy prueded him to "that home no*
made with haids" a few years.
Whm the Brst tocsin of war sound-
4d Dr. Smlth was one of the very first
S4ar his services to his state, ani
afd. a-C d his company, of which
S he w elected eptana, was made a
pnt of the tweetyuecond Georgia reg-
Am ee. He was som made surgeon -f
SAW rMi t. which position he hell
M iM Leo esitWlation at Appomat-

-raMlm frmh the battle fields of
V t, thr bamers awaited him.
Me was m e mayor of the town of
aiw. Ga.. aad was afterwards elect-
S4 is the Geergia senate.
As btre stated, he came to Flor-
4d ts 184. m d besides being maie
ms r of his adopted city he was soon
awards sai t to the legislature
tm Martim ematy. and made a moit
srepaIe member.
T k dmaseMd was active along all
as mad lived up to the motto.
"Whbt the haads fad to do, do quick-
IF" Hr was active In church and
U-air wert and took great interest
a thWe west of the Confederate veter-
as. ILd freqm tly represented the
MNSem mp at the annual ,natlonai

0M d hi-h Ideals and lived up to
to. od aiemted his friends by the

Mt fueral services were conduo t-
ad by the pM er of his church, Rev.
J N W Mtt rd. assisted by the pastor
of the Athbmy Baptist church, Rev.
N S.
the fueral was largely attended.
the ioenwhts of Anthony closing
tb*r tore as a mark of respect to
tr, momery of their honored and las-
Mtied ittMIa. and during the obse-
igate the church bells were tolled.
Thu flnowtos named gentlemen
,eted as pall bearers: T. A. Lamb
nIv prabes, J. R. Wilder Taylor
P tr O. H. Davis and Waleer

Aftr the body was consigned to
'the ath thbe grave was covered wit,
^wea which were placed thereon by
| is ad teader hands as the last
Uahm mM toes to his worth as a
-red and meihtor.
Utr Smith eaves a son and daugh-
er. Mr ad Mrs. W. W. Smith, a sis-
ter it T nd. -d a legion of friends
t mrm his death. who will foe-
er orish his memory, for his !ife
was eal o asa Inapiration and a ben-
was ata


The whoe matom mourns the death
of owsors Johnson of Minnesota. Al'
the ge af his death he was the moS.
eamuagdisn Bgure ia the democratic
Ptry. ad be would almost undoubt-
d11, hvwe abes the party's nominee
9. prue6deat at the next election. Al-
enMh rivtng tin a strong republican
seat. hbe waS rtepetedly elected got-
-rr a" hbad a mot remarkable.
bd ant afwfectloms anid consciences
bf the pa*Ple, Had be been thz
e* ,m rd bearer of the party in 190;
. Wo wetvied by many that history"
wi**a haieeve o brded different story.
k.,rmera Johnaon was an able mI"
*0d as terrptible oclall, and cori-
n,4de' the retspet and confidence of
,br p, ptr. rItwpective of party line.-
s his death the satio has becu
.,prted of a great character, who
9 hie t Iprews upon his state, aai
ha .h tw-- permitted to live a whilI
M would have left It upon the na
*%Ma .-. ...



Miss Owens and Miss Howell Both
Take First Place in Their Dis-
tricta-Miss Bouvier Led the Vote
With Over Sixty-Two Thousand
In Wednesday's count of ballots in
the big diamond contest, Miss Bouvier
received the highest number-62,259
-in the Ocala district. Miss,Howeil.
in the northern district, cast 61,153,
placing her in the lead over the next
highest candidate by over 29,000. Mi1s
Lytle, in the southern district, cast
the highest vote-50,155.
lead of Miss Lytle over her to less
than 22,000.
The contest is now in its last week,
and as is usual in such cases. the vot-
ing is nearly all centered on the few"
highest candidates in their respective ?
The leaders and their friends at i
now exerting their strength in theb
contest, and not until the closing of
the boxes on next Wednesday night
will anyone be able to even guess the
We want to call the attention of
those interested to the closing ho-irs
of the various participating firms he-
low. The boxes at these places will
positively close at this time and no
ballots will be issued after the hours
mentioned. If you are contemplating
getting votes it behooves you to be
there before the closing hour, and as
there will no doubt be a rush at th it
time we would advise you to do you-
"settling" at an earlier date, as the
ballots Issued from now until th?
close of the contest may be held till
the final count of next Wednesday, so
there is nothing to lose by securing
your votes early.
There will positively be no varid-
tion from the closing bhors.
# 0 0 S a 0 * **


* The '..rious business houses is.
suing voting coupons will close at
* 6:00 p. m.-W. P. Edwards. R. *

SE. Yonge A Son, A. E. Burnett, *

*Ocala Furniture Company.
6:30 p. m-Miss Mary Affleck.

8:00 p. m.-Knight a Lang, *
* Ocala News Company, Silver Tip-

w pad Livery.

* 10:b0 p. m.-Helvenston & Pas-*
* S

* tour.
* Aft
* pons
*the f
* 29th:

D p. m.-Ocala Banner.

er the hours named no cou- *
will be issued by these firms.

allowing hours on September

* 0 0 0 * 0 0 *
If our collector has not visited you
with the Banner account, don't be of-
fended, but drop in the office any day
between the hours of 7 a. m., and 12
p. 1, and settle up, and secure the
handsome increased votes we are of-
fering on subscription accounts. This
you will find brings a complete round
of pleasure, first to yourself, then to
your favorite contestant, and last, but
not least. US. Try this plan, and we
assure you that you'll have "happy
dreams" ever thereafter.
No one who is not wide awake, up
and doing need expect the beautiful
rings as there are those In the con-
test who are willing to exert some
interest and work to secure them.
We would call the attention of all
contestants and their friends to the
announcement in another column of
today's paper, which will be of spe-
cial interest. The GOLD WATCH
contest is not limited to those having
been entered in the diamond ring con-
test, and is open to all, therefore all
ful gift free.
Coupons will be issued with every
cash purchase made from these firms
on a basis of one vote for every cent
traded with them.
The firms who have entered the lists
to date are:
Goods, Shoes, Notions, etc.
KNIGHT & LANG, Buggies, Was
ms, Harness, etc.
YONGE & SON, Plumbers and Tin


and Publishets.
Johnston, Manager.
0. K. GROCERY, Staple and Fancy
The count of Wednesday afternoon
? the following result:
Ocala District







Bessie Owens.. ........875,225
Myrtle Whitfield.. .. ...836,465
Louise Bouvier.. .. ....771,355
Lillian Thagard.. .. ...339,600
Marie Hubbard.. .. ....300,575

Edna Culverbouse.. ....
Edna Ethel Smith......
Minnie Lee Carlisle....
Mitnii Peterson .......
Maggie Johnson.... .. ..
Mary Connor.........
Irma Brigance.. .. .....
Zelma Perry. ..... ....
Jacob D. Robbinson......
L. D. Whitlock. ..... ...
Annie McDowell.... ..
Northern District


Dot Howell, Anthony.... 333,360
Chas. Veal, Cotton Pit...303,493

Gladys Rogers, Zuber...
Irene Denham, Martin...
Ethel Beck, Martel.. ...
Ruby Ray, Martel.. ....
Carrie Barco, Cotton PIt
Edith Murphy, Anthony..
Feinbet g, Dunnellon.....
Leona Brooks, Zuber ....
Ruby Waits, Orange Lke
Ruth Nix, Kendrick.....
Bulah Carrington........
Reggie McCully, Berlin..
Mabel Beck, Fellowship..
Yvonnie Seckinger.....
Lillie Spencer, Zuber....
Lillian Walkup, Mclntosh
Mary Kemp, Martel.....
Flora McRae, Boardman.
Lucile Bates. Martel.. ..
A. A. Olin, Kendrick....
Fay Norsworthy, Mclnt'h
Maud Davis, Mclntosh...
Lessie Tucker, Mart el....
Ruth Sturman, Lowell...
Jennie Simmons, Zuber..
L. E. Reed, Boardman....
E. Mizell, Boardman.....
Southern District


Maggie Lytle, Stanton.. 342,580
Winnifred Tucker, Ocala.272,255
S. S. Duval, Levon.......130,135

Isabel Davis, Sumrfield..
E. Pearl Kelsey.. .. ..
Flossie Stanaland, Lynne
Edna Nichols, Belleview
Marion Thomson, Bellevw
Mary Dudley, Connor....
Maud McAteer, Ocala..
Aurelia McAteer, Ocala..
Deas, Lynne ..........




Wednesday morning at four o'clock
a fire alarm was sounded in the third
ward. and though the department re-
sponded very promptly, the small un-
used house in which the fire was dis-
covered had been consumed. It was
cottage owned by a colored woman
named Chaney Benton, and had not
been occupied for some time.
This same house had been set on
fire about four nights ago. but the
neighbors discovered it and put the
blaze out before any alarm was sent
The incendiaries were more su:-
cessful Wednesday morning, however,
and the house is now in ashes.
Incendiaryism is a serious crime,
and if the perpetrators of these nu.-
sances are discovered it will go ha-rd
with them.


Corer Stone Will be Laid
Thursday, the 30th, With
Masonic Honors


The Marion-Dunn Lodge F. & A. M.,
met Tuesday evening in special busi-
ness session to discuss matters per-
taining to the new theater. It was
decided that the corner stone will be
laid on Thursday afternoon, Septem-
ber 30th. at 3 o'clock.
Mr. W. C. Massey of Orlando, gran;
master of the state of of Florida, has
been invited to be present on this oc-
casion, as has also Governor Alber.
W. Gilchrist. who is deputy grand
master of the state organization. Both
these distinguished gentlemen will
probably be here.
The corner stone has been ordered
from the Ocala Marble Works, and is
a beautifully engraved piece of grau-
ite. bearing the insignia of the Ma-
sons and other suitable inscriptions.
The local Masons are looking for-




New York, Sept. 21, 1909.
Special to the Ocala Banner:
Among the newest shades for the
winter gowns are the following: Wal-
nut, dark, rich olive green, taupe, wis-
teria, coal dust, raison, sperry, egg-
plant, nutmeg, artichoke, chickory,
navy and black.
At present the annual dressmakers'
convention of America is being held
in New York City, and the various es-
tablishments are showing their hand-
somest and newest models, and the
dress-makers from various parts of
the country are very busy viewing
these models at both private and pub-
lic exhibitions, and making sketche.
of them for the benefit of their pat-
rons later on.
Green is to be a most popular sha-le
this season-green of every conceiv-
able shade and material. This color
is especially noted in the exquisite
models for evening gowns. The even-
ing gowns show a decided change
from the exaggerated styles of la-st
season. There is still a marked indi-
viduality in the styles, but the con-
spicuous effects that were required to
be so skillfully made are no longer
absolutely necessary. The one-piece
evening gown is not the only style
this season, as many of the smartest
gowns have the skirts and waists
made separately, although the empire
gowns are by no means to be entire-
ly discarded. Skirts for evening
gowns are to be much wider and long-
Broadcloth is to be much worn th's
season, and it is already shown in the
shops in various grades and colors,
the better ones lustrous and soft, and
not so shiny as the less expensive
Camel's hair, Venetian, zibelines
and diagonal cloths will all have a
share in the wardrobe of the fashion-
able woman this season. The weaves
are not the same, however, being
lighter, following the tendency of
lighter weight clothes which was
started by chiffon velvets several
years ago. In the camel's hair and
zibelines the hairy appearance is on
the under side and the outer surface
is as smooth, as chiffon broadcloth.
Nearly all of the newest models in
coat suits show a very long coat--
some only a few inches shorter than
the skirt. They are semi-fitting and
severely tailored.
The Jersey dresses and coat dress-
es are among the newest and most
popular models and they are being
very widely worn at the present time.
They are close-fitting to the knees,
the skirts being pleated and the
waists elaborately braided-or else
perfectly plain.
The Russian toques and tailored
hats of the Napoleonic type have
made their appearance. The toques
are very attractive. They are high,
are worn well over the face and ap-
pear to be made almost entirely >f
feathery pompoms.
The tailored hats. for the most pars,
are turned up sharply on one side an'l
decorated with a flat straight bov
across the turned-up side, or frille's
ribbon laid fiat.
Ostrich plumes decorate the tailo"-
ed hat, generally passing over the
crown to add height. These lend c.
wonderfully softening effect.
In the matter of cut, the curass ef-
fect may be said to dominate the fall
styles. For one thing the cuirass fits
closely and gives full credit to the
waist line; also it is elaborately trim-
med in various ways-braided, em-
broidered, jetted or plastered with
some of the antique trimmings no-

ticeable in advance showings of gu:i-
metal, jeweled bandings, etc.
Black and white combinations
promise to be more popular than ever.
Filmy white over black, or vice versa,
white net, jetted, and other combina-
Turban brooches will be one of the
winter fads. These are to appear on
the sultan's turban, the latest dev.el-
opment of headgear, which is soft silk
of brilliant coloring, wrapped round
and round and decorated in front with
the Oriental brooch and an aigrette.
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Have you any worn-out chairs? If
so, get a small can of L. & M. Home
Finish Varnish Stain, and in 30 min-


Still sits the schoolhouse by the road.
A ragged beggar sunning;
Around it still the sumachs grow.
The blackberry vines are running;
Within the master's desk is seen. ,
Deep-scarred by raps official:
The warping floor, the battered seat..
The jackknife's carved initial;
The charcoal frescoes on the wall.
The door's worn sill, betraying
The feet that. creeping slow to school
Went storming out to playing.
Long years ago a winter's sun
Shone over it at setting,
Lit up its western window panes
And low eaves' icy fretting.
It touched the golden, tangled curls. d
And brown eyes full of grieving. ba 1
Of one who still her steps delayed
When all the school were leaving. Hus
For near her stood the little boy, o'ws V
Her childish favor singled;
His cap pulled down upon his face
Where pride and shame were min-
Pushing with restless feet the snow
To right and left. he lingered;
As restlessly her tiny hands
The blue-checked apron fingered:
He saw her lift her eyes; he felt
The soft hand's light caressing.
And heard the trembling of her volev,
As if a fault confessing:
"I am sorry that I spelt the word;
I bate to go above you.,
Because"-the brown eyes lower fell;
"Because, you see. I love you!" a -
Still memory to the gray-haired mnu
That sweet child face is showing-
Dear girl! the grasses on her grave VIE,--
Have 40 years been growing.
He lives to learn, in life's hard school.
How few who pass above him.
Lament their triumph and his los.
Like her, because they love him. .t
--J. G. Whittier. s-a


The pupils of the Ocala Prima-ry
School, consisting of the first, second
and third grades, will assemble at the
school building on Mondoy morata,
September 27th, at 8:30 o'clock. Any
child who will be six years of ace by
January 1, 1910, is allowed by the
board of public instruction to eamrr
the beginner's department at the hb- (
ginning of the school year. I
Principal Primary School

The Ocala High School will op.e1,
on the twenty-seventh of September.
All pupils who are entitled to an ex-
amination will please come prepared
to take examinations on Monday, ,h-
There will be a meeting of the
High School teachers on Saturday af-
ternoon, September twenty-fifth, at
3:30, at the High School building.


If you're climbing to the heights, If
you're rising day by day, all the world
is full of wights, who will help yo.t
on your way. They will cheer you )n
with joy. as you strive toward the
sky, calling you a bully boy, with an
Iridescent -ye. They will throw you
large bouquets, as along your path
you prance: they will load you down
with bays. if you give them half a.
chance. Of your triumphs they will
sing. and their singing will not stop I
you'll be treated like a king as you
clamber to the top. If you're jogglnc c
down the slope, at a pace that beats
the band, do not journey without bopi.
-there is still the Helping Han'.
Folks will help you going down. as
they'd help you if you rose; they wiU
drag you by your gown, they will pus a
you with their toes; they will guldo,
you to the steep where human wreck.
are put; they will cheer you till you
sleep, with the bow-wows at the foeo.;

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Choose, then; choose the path you'll *Ig,
tread! Paths descending, paths th, ,On 1 Meetha -gl4as-
rise, to the abyss of the dead. to tb *OaI aanbmneepam I
garden of the skies-all are lin**d Flv aea tpae I-
with joyous bands, reaching forth o' Tea vo a@ t- p
grasp your gown. holding out the wl'l-0 4 Moetha b a- M
ing hand, glad to help you up or dowi, On* smabrrtplm a
-Walt Mason, the Poet Philosophe* v ave ertepIao -

"Across the Everglades to Lake, oTa Y rlr o* e..
Okeechobee," is the leading article in !Oe _s* brti-se,
the September Homeseeker. Theb |Plve *asuabra -
ticle is entertainingly written by Wil-' Tea secrrlame .LM
lard L. Bragg, who with a few eth.r w-lV
gentlemen from West Palm Beach. re- O Y ar aD4 0a
cently made the trip from Jupiter to Ofae *a*be * _
Lake Okeechobee. The article giv'- Five *uroilnma a--
some new pictures of the lak,' region Tea *isarr-tai j
Other articles deal with the- Horn.- Tho ** ahea a d
stead country, and with the inland 1Ie ao..* pr"si m ,e* -
waterway from St. Johns river to K. N 'ioas. we -a&sam *e w e 0
West. The Homeseeker Is chbok a- alre lajy 1 la
block with good articles relating t'o Ty abov prMB #as"
the east coast. and the Septemb "old suber-tlbe r u a m aesa
number, under the able supervision a0New aaers
and facile pen of Editor Blackman. to
unusually interesting.-Mlami New- Miss Amoe aDte is as

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gome weeks ago the veteran editor SYSTEM? I -

one -,ISe &d hd alf iMe

"a u-bi u. the go"

so&am&ob. bow

M* OF heart beat quick .r

01 ftdtrmntoe& the 4ed
100 amt ag. the AMlagr~
04= beetWbthe redmand

of the Ocala Baner again lifted up
his voice for fairness among the pen-
cil.mshers. especially among each
This is no; the first time the Nestor
of the pren has written forcibly and
lovingly along that line. It is to be
hoped that tLose who have been guil-
ty will heed the fatherly admonition
and improve their ways. We be
Uitthren. with many sufferings at the
hands of s.dbscrilber, advertisers and
rntders, that are common. It does
look like we should at least be fair
with each other.
The write was brought up on the
Ocala Banner. Although we were too
e14 to leart, our letters from the old
vatper. ye": we remember editorials
(fom Frank Harris,. and squibs and
%r'te-ups froin Bittinger. who for kept his money in the same
siop. What they write attracts our
notice., ve: i now. when we see from
tl.e inside : this business of making
a paper. PI is our pleasure :o read
:.n] see that the old Banner still floats
jr.d has los: none of its brightness. It

N "A^on&. "It jl'as cl.anged position, like Frank
Umemme Mlanager'O Cark. more than one time, but that is
an American's privilege, and we recall
b .he oft-quoted saying of Ben Hall the
ftrow WV ihippingorn anreat: "None but fools and fossils
---- it is ot pellagra -never change"-in politics.
g ad s plWe fully endorse all that the Ban-
t-r has written about fairness among
f Wr We at Tanahs- ditors. We go a little further. It is
S. T|' beard of control a great temptation to some papers to
t t -a admimistratloi be unfair with public men or candi-
__ w a e at a cost of dates not to their liking. To our mind
this is one of the greatest criticisms
that can justly be brought against the
S-nu w isermeae th ir P'rss. Some editors just cannot be
S a Me br tuft 26 per fair in theii- treatment of a public
M O M of- these growers man, not of their faction or crowd.
S1 4f dvwer7ty is rema rka- Sometimes the mere fact that he is
S -n agm meimla-e.-New "in." or has been "in," is apparent
1 sl ow warrant for public attack.
However, we feel that the Florida
Srise to newspapers are improving in this re-
SN Mi fenmtly bids a aspect During the Jennings adminis-
l t to Sm tlBofa of traction, there was much criticism of
= UM ft self- is long absence at times from the
wel Nae that Mcareer Ptate capitol. Certain scribblers, who
wanted something for fillers, were de-
lichted to call attention to the fact
Jearmal ays that the that the governor, with family and
is a ~ry md nme pa- "Father-in-law Mann," was on a trip,
U ef of thi paper cut of the state. The same papers
4 .lm t. P The Peaeo'a kept up this adverse criticism of
O i iste aw a handsome news lioward for his travels abroad and
S6 0 i s aakMsMe4y edited. r.bences from Tallahassee. But we
W to ie attracted by its d n.ot reca'i a inele advirsc remarlk
lg' advrs remark t *F

ea Meas. tIowa. the factories
@-af to eheamw their old whis-
f vwv csem. all In time. Instead
go r moa r ear-racks the city will
Now t by 16 steam whistles.
U1 ,- wMstles will sound the
i the evening "re-
ow grateful this change will

o amf ow n's rapid pro-
asIs ta case of General
dh -es4eretary Cortelyou, we
Ibt-m --e f opport unit y--crea-
I t lbseea It would be much
thr truth ts '. they were
1 ar tihr oppo':',nity when it
pat their d-or.
iilI ---- iiiii-
D tOy anr--r i- *-.umbia country
be S, hb "L.- 1 .'n to a tclephone-
rw atrkt rural routes running
MM Lobo Oty. and xrteen in the
thw ell- tiller will save many
t towa by the use of the long-
rtata s mag -chine.--Lake Ci;C'

qJE _ T - -
eb MUbe i Metropolis says that the
iO 1 tls paper Is at the bat
f. Me bam eer left it. but the
A is. e to aisoo trying to play in-
d a~ te a and several of the
S and whe e tries to do too
mm g hw e makes a poor success

I Cnertial intentionally
0 we ceit last week to the
Snu ner fr ts editorial on the
9M*I twW Too Hff" matter.
9a48M the emele and will not
Saeb.-LAsurg Commer-
S The mr is o ever offended
.- W N gs of ths sort. Indeed,
I m ume --tneted when an
1-- Is urpeeda ed from its col-
W U1 1 credit than otherwise.

S and Wr. Henry M. Flagler and

a- --d the presidential range
p Wha Wmntalis. New Havmp-
and tbd wee made a run
to Ptriad lrmigs. It will be
e a to the people of Florida
ageibrdto the citaems of St.
h ta Mr. Flrgaer is enjoy-
s a Me heskh.--St. Augustine

pa I IM B"tL MelL. wife of
Moot Ufd M.tates army.
-Btr at the Washldgton
$ 4 at PMmmW8. suth0 o
M Vlt.. b tem plekted for
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tiom a reputable editor about Govern-
or Gilchrist traveling to New York
an.i later to the far west, from which
he is to return very soon. All seem
to think our- governor ought to get
rway from the official grind some-
times. We are getting better, slowly,
bl.t surely, Brother Harris.
But there is still room for improve-
ment. Certain papers, to our mind,
l:ave been unfair to our congressmen
and senators for their votes and words
during the extra tariff session, recent-
ly ended. Efforts to get some reven-
re to meet a great, growing republi-
can deficit, have almost put "our men"
out of the democratic party, in the
eyes of certain editors. As we have
before stated we have read the Rec-
c' We may want to defeat the last
nce of them. but we should treat "our
r,,en" fairly.
Even Governor Broward was quoted
sume time ago by the Miami Metropo-
lis. as saying in substance that
.'lrorida ha,. no representation at
Washington-that they all voted as
they were told to do by the bosses."
The best friends of N. B., who know,
:egret his using such extravagant
language as he is reported as having
used. And now, he is getting a touch
of some unfair, insinuating remarks.
One paper reported that he had re-
cently cleaned up $50,000 in some
real estate deal in Everglades lands.
The item was copied with cutting
vcrds, intimating that the erstwhile
strenuous Napoleon had made the
money out of "politics." Finally, the
ever-fair Tailahassee True Democrat
f'-els called upon to assure the state
that this $50.000 had been made- out
of a business transaction since Mr.
broward ceased to be governor. Thus
our former executive is meeting "un-
fair" tactic- to offset his bold, bad
break about "our men" at Washing-

Then, too, is it not possible that a
recent editorial of tae Ocala Star,
condemning State Superintendent
-olloway. and copied and endorsed
and improved by the Nestor in the
Banner, was "unfair?" Holloway's
'suguage about the cheating negro
teachers was too strong, but was it
right and fair for our Ocala papers to
tue language equally as extravagant
ir. their public condemnation? We
are not set for defense of the state su-
pierintenden: It we could have gone
to the polls, when he ran the first
time, we would have most positively
v-,ed for another man. who had been
tnjnstly, unmercifully, criticized.
Still newspapers should be slow to
putllcly condemn a public oieer.
There is danger of betin "unfair."-

A friend

aio is

- J This paper devoted the first years
visiting the Seat'le of itf history in efforts to bring about
us a copy of the !a reconciliation of the sections. In its

Portland Oregonian, with the follow-
ing editorial marked, with the reque.,t
that we copy and comment on the
same. So we invite a controversy no
the subject.
Is what the writer shys the practi-
cal working of the primary system?
We shall be pleased 4o print what
Messrs. L'Engle, Broward, Taliaferro,
Blount. Reeves and Pasco, candidates
for United States senator, see fit to
write on the suhi let

efforts along this line it was not alone.
Under the inspiration of the late Gen-
eral P. G. T. Beauregard a large meet-
ing of leading southern statesmen met
in the city of New Orleans and formn-
lated a letter to the people of tai
north praying for a return of the cor-
dial relations existing between the
Before that time a peace conven-
tion assembled in the city of Philadel-
phia, at which there was a fraterniza-

.... J ... tion between the delegates from Ma-i-
The editorial of the Oregonian fa-j sachusetts and South Carolina an I
lows: other northern and southern states.
"Equality has a wrong definition, o- But these efforts toward this praise-
there is a wrong conception of it. in worthy object were dissipated by the
some of the utterances of modern de-
mocracy. The idea of those who as- politicians capturing the main wing of
sume the direction of modern demnc- the republican party and the waving ;
racy is to eliminate, superior intehi- of the "bloody shirt" held its place Pi
gence and fficiency. and. by bringipg'the forefront for m any years
to the leadership of affairs men of i. t orrot r man year.
ferior abilites and talents. to es-th- As intolerant as was the s:ection-:l
lish the "equality" of the whole cir-i feeling in the south, we Ibelieve ihit
zenship. it was less intolerant hero ltilan acros'cs
Now, undoubtedly, all citizens ha'.'he line for the south accept it
equal rights, under law and gover- or the south
ment. But they haven't equal powers alacrity whenever the olivct branch
of mind and intellect. Here, howev:k-.', was extended. It counseled eonserva-
are self-proclain'ed apostles of liberty tism and patience and even until this
andl freedom and equality and rights
of man. who. to establish the princip!-i''lay a feeling prevails that it wou.
of equality of citizens, would ignore be unwise to agitate the nominati-.,:
capacity and fitness in the selection of a southern man for either president
of men to direct the affairs of the or vice president, because of the pr;-
state. The maxim is that one man is idice thought to be still existing at
as good as another. So he is-as a -udice though t to be still existing at
man entitled to his rights of person the north against the south, although
and property and family, and protec- the south loyally accepted and sup-
tion of law in all his relations as a ported Horace Greeley as early as
citizen. But the assumption is that 1872
one is as fit for management and di- 1872.
reaction of public affairs as another. It is now many years since Henry
One can't get employment as a plumb- Watterson wrote his sublime eulogy
er or boiler-maker unless he shail on the life of Abraham Lincoln an'd
first have passed an examination that
proves him fit; but he is born with the virtues of this lamented American
the temper and qualifications an-l have been extolled in nearly every
learning necessary to fit him to be a southern newspaper.
judge, a mayor, a governor or a sen- But until now the north, has refas-
ator. This is the interpretation of our ed to say aught in praise of Jefferson
primary law, with its appendix ofd to say aught n praise of Jefferson
"Statement One." It simply is the Davis, the only president of the Con-
Jack Cade principle of politics and federacy. It has persisted in painz-

government,; for which read the sec-
ond part of King Henry VI.. passim.
The assumption is that all men not
only have equal rights, which is a
democratic truth, but that they have
equal abilities and fitness for the di-
rection of the affairs of the state,
which is the grossest of errors. It is
in this spirit that the interpretation
of our primary law, which hither'o
has prevailed, invites every man to be
a candidate, tells the weakest and
least fit that he has the same
rigths as others, that his merits hav-e
too long been overlooked, and that
now is his time to present himself
for leadership in the affairs of the
This produces a scramble for office,
from which the men most fit absent
themselves. The ev;i can be correct-
ed only by conventions or assemblies,
representing parties and offering can-
didates who will be representative
Under the primary law as we have
it the effort hitherto has been to bring
mediocrity and inferiority to the fro:t..
That always will be its tendency andI
effect, unless directed by the conven-
tion system. Political parties are
means through which representative
government is assured. There can be
no representative government without
them. There must be some agency
for concentration of the purposes of
the masses of people, who have com-
mon ideas and purposes of govern-
ment. But the direct primary, as
heretofore used in our state, destroys
or defeats party action. a
Its purpose is to eliminate the lead-
ership of the strongest and ablesi
men. False conception of equaliPv
requires this, or calls for it. Thb
ablest man in a majority party is a
"boss." His supporters constitute a
"machine." Down then, with the
ablest man. with the ablest men, an I
with their supporters! Every man is
fit and competent as any other or ev-
ery other, in the government of the
state, and in the direction of its f-
fairs. Yet savages and gangs of boys
on the street have sense enough, to
choose the most sagacious to lead in
counsel: and even pirates will put the
best navigator in charge of the ship.
But in matters of state the princples
of equality calls for rejection of the
principle or method, and no thought
is to be taken about the qualifications
of the man who insists on the place
at the helm. He is popular: he is a
good fellow; he flatters "the people:"
he wants the job. And he will surely
get it, over any man better qualified
for it than he is-because there is
felt to be a certain kind of aristocracy
in talent and capacity, which should
shut out any man for whom these
qualities are claimed.
This is the way an unguided pr!-
mary works-a primary not guided by
representative selection. The fact is
fully understood from experience and
from the result. Hence the recogn'z-
ed necessity of the representative as-
sembly or convention, for suggestion
of representative candidates for the
primary election. In all this there is
no distrust of the people. On the con-
trary. it is simple insistence that th
people have the right to the best ser-
vice that their deliberation and their
suffrage can command.

Some of the newspapers say that
Peary is gradually coming into his
own. But how is one to prove his own
or disprove another's discovery of the
pole? How true is what Byron said:

"Roll on. thou dark blue ocean, ro!l!
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee
in vain:
Man marks the earth with ruin-his
Stops with the shore."

Neither Cook nor Peary left anr

ing him with hoofs and horns, but the,
chasm has now been bridged and a
northern newspaper has pronounced
an eulogy upon Mr. Davis that mu.;L
touch all hearts and in warmth and
affection is strong enough to wipe out
all traces of sectionalism and again
bring about the most cordial rela-
tions and good fellowship between th2
north and the south.
Without any exaggeration we p:'o-
nounce it the best article that has ap,-
peared in print during a generation
Read it. It wiil do you good. It will
be found elsewhere in this issue.



a similar resolution introtducd latO
the assembly created a lively t".
Heated discussions and fiibusteSrin
were in order, and the opponents of
the measure succeeded in carrying
their point by adjourning."


Approximately three' thousand tem-
porary clerks will be appointed in the
census bureau for the thirteenth de-
cennial United States census, and the
date of the first examination will be
October 23. next, throughout the
United States, at various cities, ac-
cording to a circular announcement.
relative to the examinations and ap-
pointments, which will be issued
jointly by the department of com-!
merce and labor and the United
States civil service commission.
Blank application forms and the cir-,

f (ilar of instructions may be obtained -- ..
by addressing the civil service, colni- ARE IN SWEAT
mission. Wa:-hington, D. C.: th t- i O1EMAN
reau of the census. Washington. i). C..
or te secretary of the hoard of \:1-I
'intrs at the following named places: lH)YS THIrt Is f '" K aNt'o ll
lr i.ctn.. Bosion. Mass.. Phila ie-:- NI Y 1 .. t -
phia. Pa.. Atlanta, Ga.. Cincinnati. ()O 0 its a ,'"T ,'e '
Clhicago. Ill.. St. Paul. Minn.. Denvt nI. (t l .'r' T*ai, r t
C'>lo., San Francisco. Cal.. (s' o Fall ar," \\W iml r Ih. th, .-
house New York, New OrI ans. L .1 for a.;ia'' v,,arr I ~t I' it **,
old custolm house. St. Louis. Mu. i i;tii :ad t, f It,* 9 I,,; '
Very few appointments front the :tf th it, ,a',i la t,. .- %
:o qualify a. m al.' o,,llg as,, a 1 of
October examination will be made bbe- character for 'th.,or -.r. a * *. ,
fore January 1. next, and not many sibly can W' u6' 'l a, .. .'
will be made until April, 191o. The ambli'ou.t boy. -f ith* A'th t
maximum force will be drawn August. Our stohil.ntpl ual; f for, .., ',
. next year. only four to ix m fnmh, h n ***
These three thousand appointees tet' position* <;ratlIu*'.- t1*a* *.4
will be given salaries of $600 per an- $4 to 5 I;w-r month --& % .IA m-
ant w ,,rk. li ,i'rn h,'ti" ,'1, P&0 $M00
num at the beginning, but promotions rapid promotioit
to $900 per annum, at least, will be Our tuition Is res.m.msa-e '-i "es
I reasonably rapid for those who render low rates: NKWN.A\ ** *."*, *t*
satisfactory service. All appoint- healthful. in- elav. -, .-,,*
ments will te on probation, subject to our new Illutrated rWtaksite- *-,
termination at one month or any later ter or postal will bris It 'I
- period If the appointee does not come FREE
up to the requirements. In every case tf 1 yft,
- the appointments will be temporary
and subject to termination as the ex- BOx 272 1**1*0-. 911e
agencies of the service may require.
All expire by operation of law on ,, O
June 30, 1912. The average tenure of O OW SC Or
office will probably be about one year. 500 to 2,000 Aor*t
but the general duration will range onl of Kgx.wd ltsaow-', 'a, .
from six months to two years. Not land ,;*.-# I.l a ,4,,,'.
one of these clerks will be eligible for raeo t' 1 1 .
transfer into -the classified service. Ipric.- n1 1 Atvi|..'
The temporary positions with sala:-i FLOIM KM i
ies of $1200 and above, provided for,
by the thirteenth census law, will bew, la,.-, I; 1
filled for the most part by Ihfi tr;tans-i
for of persons -ilready ill the ptrtna-'
nient census office, it being pec l
that the latter organization will Ip-
ply !ll othlir classes of clerks exce-p p

AN "OLD-TIMER" those mentioned below. O
----- The work required of the three,
As mentioned elsewhere. we have thousand temporary empioyvs is. ae-; FIRE
before us a copy of the Ocala Banner cording to the circular, to consist of ACIPiNT
ol February 7th, 1S74. One of the lo- four (lasses- The operation of card
*,al items says: punching and card tabulating ma- O(ffi
"The weather for tbe past two chines; operation of typewriters. add- ()14 %,.
weeks has been as mid as spring." ing machines, and combine, tivpewrtl
Another: er-adding machines; manuscrip* tahb-
"Rev P. 1'. Bishop will preach in ulation and other clerical work: sub-l
the Baptist church tomorrow. clerical woril, such as that of messn I
Again: gert messenger boys, watch-men andL
"A theatrical performance, consist- laborers. No one will be appointed .l ,.t .
ing of tragedy, comedy and. a farce who is unwilling to worki appointedtw,1. t
will be given at the academy next who is unwilling to work at punchigi wg e al ,
Tuesday night under the auspices of cards or tabula;ing cards. or to hI' from ite
the Temperance division. A supper compensated on a piece price haAi. I hume,., .ti
tnd a dance, free for all, will follow." The salaries of sub-c al l n r
Since which time there has beent The balarie of sub-clerical vmplo'" .d tu r :ite
Since which time there has bewe will be at the rates custonaurly paid u'ing KIS.
promulgated a divorcement between in the government service Atlt.
the W. C. T. U. and the dance, free AAeoliwia
for all. The W. C. T. U. would no Appointments to thae p trman.
stand for a free for all d(lance now. census force will b, lati. a_ htrot-: .
Then the following items follow: fore by transfer fron t'hr v. rnt.,i
"Miss Sophie Miles' elegant comedy ment departments or1iy ceifl.tti,|
company is advertised to pert-form in from the existing register of the. civil -
this place next Monday night. The service commission.
Key West and Tampa papers speak in
the most praiseworthy terms of the A LONG TIME IN HARNESS
acting of this company, and as it is
seldom that a first class troupe ever
visits the interior, we hope that this The Jacksonville Metropolis pay a
one, which is among the first to make deserved editorial tribute to its city
the venture, will be met with a crowd- editor, W. W. Douglas. who is taking vr
ed house." his first vacation in rfiteen years. He ,'
Lee of Lake Griffin writes as is sixty-eight years old. and has been
J. C. Le of Lke Griffn writesaswith the Metropolis twenty-two,
follows: years. He is the oldest newspap-r ,o, ,.
"It will be remembered that it has worker in the state, and holds h ., r
only been seven years this month banner for having been ce,. I -'
since our enterprising fellow towns- stantly at it for such a period. ; .
man, Col. Hart, first blew h4s steam "Noah," as he is affectionatelyh- dlut- "
whistle on the waters of this hitherto bed by the Metropolis. is visiting 'he
wild and unpopulated region. Since historic battle fields in Virginia. over
that time vast improvements have which he scampered with a spright.
been going on around those beautiful lier movement some years ago. Here's
lakes; vast wild orange groves are new life and long iffe and years of'
being rapidly taken up and budded peace and plenty to the veteran.-I
with the sweet and considerable Miami Metropolis.
groves of seedlings are being started. This paper is pleased to reprint th, ,
It is estimated that we have on the above item. It has known Mr. W. .I
lakes one hundred thousand sweet Douglas continuously for a r4
trees, which will soon be in bearing, uglas continuously for a period of
and still the work is going on." forty years, and during all those
We wrote then of the climate the years, day in and day out. rain, store -
same as we do now. or sunshine has found him at hls
We make the following extract: post. No vestal virgin ever guarded's
"The climate of Florida is one of the sacred fires more faithfully than
the most genial, pleasant climates in he has served his employers, and w.
the world. It is emphatically the hope that his vacation will prolo
poor man's paradise. ,The earth hiop tat nis vacat wl prolous
teems with every variety of vegeta- his years and his usefulness.
tion and when cultivated yields more A-
to the hand that stirs it than any The little remnant of Confederate4 ,
country on the continent. As to rep- in Florida will hold their annual re.
tiles and beasts of the forest they are union at Live Oak October 20-21. Um as
generally harmless, and as the hunt is union at ve ak Otober 0-1.
one of the chief attractions we would Oak is preparing to give them a blg
not dispense witb that part of our an- reception. The division sponsor is
Imated nature, no, not even the Amei- Miss Mae Robertson of Live Oak ad a
ican crocodile." the division maid of honor Is MIk
We conclude with the following ev- Vivian Evans of Live Oak. Majw
tract: General Magill has issued general or
"A commission from the state of 41- ders for the assembling of the dlv,.
abama arrived in Tallahassee some ion at Live Oak at the tilme la *
time since to consult in regard to the a ve ak at the t


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sma adoG r le et were
Uem a I sagt f Cahoon, tru
oUfg S Oa*Lsm arm school, re-
mt aprm 'ai for an assist-
a m s Aeten allowed at $15
e* mmh mm If the average reach-
ed t"e qium I t of the country,
"ey wddM pay $20 of the sial-
ary 0m emumty filUs. otherwise tha
sm mmt would be paid from dis-
"I" tlu They also protested
eim a mtmber of pupils being al-
a e4 atted school out of the dis-
Irkr' A reoltlon was adopted pro-
AiWS that so pupil residing in one
4drtlst allU be admitted to school in
aftolhr distrkit without a permit from
te 4 cumit board, and all teachers an.i
prtactpals *are intructed to refuse to
lid0' lul(upils from other districts oin-
k*** t-11*y pIrent a permit from the
r4W11% authorities.
M, R ii. scott. one of the trusto,.s
(it th airfelld whool. rfques:td 'ho
otamr to ortier tw'nuty-four double
doks N-ferredl umitil further un-
t*rs1aading with the truste-s.
.erW'tary reported that trustees of
Piesuait Hill school had agreed to
ftraml fr-ee text hooks for their
me.xol from district funds, and Mr.
itrch reported that some of the pat-
ws hbad protested against the ar-

TW following were appointed mem-
f ti o he committee for grading the
emimaat io papers sbf applicants for
nhe r* r ltitcates: Mr. Herbert
petr of Dueamllon. Miss Nellie St,-
v* 0of Ocals and Miss Carolne Pal-
ltw Stmaatoa.
Mr D. M. Waldron. supervisor of
y Latke Mrbool. reported progress
us the eww building, and presented

Mr (a W. Brant of the Electra
al requested help for the traa.s-
prtattel of children to school frot-i
eevty d4s. Refused.
A pettloes signed by a number of
the paitres of the Central school,
smk tg for the appointment of Mr. J.
g Daftmag as supervisor of the school
shatr d of Mr J. D. Mixon. the pr'-s-
t im mmbet. wasi presented to the
btr.t 1 Arteion *teferrdl until next

Tom McC'an's. si'prvisor of the
MW tax'e* coltore'd school. reques:ed4
te *be hotar.d pa. $2- per month to
ib*t iuli '-arei.r The board agre-"d
It r.wa h.-, *$:t Iour month. provide 'A
It pa tri- of- the school repair the
maw* pride* a goed way of securing
***ar sad malitattaing the grounds in
@owl eli R.itlssaiki of Dr B P. Wilson, a.
.r-, stof the Reddick district, was
reeIrwo-I and accep*e1.
I'n:.'ri'.'. ton from Mr. H. C.
Meitan a ot of th tr:ste-es of th?!
Mattll. dtitrict. woe presented, ask-
Is ftr r-o'ep' help on transportation
k. ,.b.Il.-.. *I v t dhfuil Rofiused

Ia i imei esaced by the state su-

In conmmection with this the propa-
ganda for arousing an increased inter-
et throughout the county and state
was discussed.
A request from the state superin-
tendent that each county board make
an appropriation of not less than $50
for defraying the expenses of the ed-
ucational campaign that was inaugn -
rated by the conference was present-
ed. discussed, and laid over for ac-
tion at the next meeting.
No further business appearing the
board adjourned to meet on Tuesday,
October 5, 1909.



Call it a fad, craze, or whatever you
please, but the. fight against drinking
in other places than homes is becom-
ing world-wide in its scope.
Ever since the days of old Lot th.e
prayers of good women and repentant
men have been lifted up against in-
temperance in the drink habit.
We know it to be wrong. We know
it causes uis to suspend money and tit>-
we have no right to spend, and s;il
like the hogs made drrnk on the swill.
right back at it again we go.
"Oh. just one more!" "Now you
never have taken a drink with me'"
How often have we heard this un-
reasonable and suicidal twaddle.
Wonder why we don't hear: Come
have a collar and cravat with me!
Just as "all the world loves a lover,'
so also is the edict going forth that
all the world is up in arms against
this social drinking in public places.
It will not surprise us to see the
next Florida legislature enact the
most strongest laws along this line.
We believe it will take off the
screen doors in whiskey houses and
prohibit drinking on the premises
where whiskey is sold.
We mean by this that whiskey, wine
or beer will not be sold except by the
gallon -or bottle, and that the man who)
drinks it will have to take it home or
go to jail.
The cup that cheers is the pace that
kills, and it's the social glass tha'-
does it all.
The old Latin axiom "In vino veri-
tas"-in wine there is truth-coui>d
much more property be interpre:e.i
in wine there is recklessness.
One not only becomes reckless frna;
such drinking, but shows an utter
abandon for the rights of others or the
obligations of home life.
We almost daily see srch m-n
squandering dollar after dollar in ;; '
nonsensical habit who cannot aff e';e
(?) to buy a pair of socks or a
Our friends may say "it takes a
thief to catch a thief!" All of which
is true. We would not care to hear
a man lecture on some foreign coun-
try who has never been there. And
so it is with drinking in public plac-
es-the man who has not served his
time is not a competent witness.
We believe, the day of the "gilde I

It as 0a ~reCd :o offer for sale the saloon" will soon be a thing of thK
,,,.M beO t' hadl been used fo: past. and there are thousands of oth-
Sru's,, ,os u** litt ers just like us who share with us this
1Hll. :.r1,.:,.mtins: s $19.t57 were or- prediction.
,dof--. p, \ We never have believed in prohi-
t.. vtei warra ts were ordered bition and don't believe in it now, Iblt
Ar..O. *u '.L- an.ount of $123.,,9. the legislature of Florida has full
Too. ,:r' report was submi- power to prescribe the manner in
T A.. -hk-d up. showing toai which whisl:ey shall be sold.
ev...ic n% d. < .ked P. or shoolwng tou- To sell nothing less than half a piu:
rwn,' ,...tu. recivel f r school p . d%4v.;,r August. $ ,.i5.19. and dis- and to prohibit the opening of eve i
pe' .-.~~il $f127..26. leaving balance that in a public place is a matter ea*-
: Ta district receipt. ily settled by legislative enactment.
41 Ti Tot.bu dimetrics. $15.23. lea- and we believe it would prove the
so l1 w Of $440".!40. death knell to bars and barro-a
t fro the supervisor of drinking and the complete shattering
te owood ,theol. colored, for :t and annihilation of the social glass.-
, ev o( salary was refused. Jacksonville Floridian.
N-twe of the recommendation of A STARTLING DISCOVERY
Mr N A Noble for supervisor of the
No**. school was received and con- It costs more to run the city of New
rui otby the board. York than it did the national gove-u-
Nottrw of the reeignation of Mr. H ment twenty-five years ago. according
M Harrell as supervisor of the Shiloh to the estimates of the next year's
smen was received with a recom- budget. The estimates call for ap-
4meattrm of Mr. D. R. Zetrouer forpropriations of almost $1S4.000.000. an
btb s*uelor Action was confirme increase of, $28,000,000 for 1910-$17.-
bty the* htard 000,000 of it going to salary increases.
Is rvgpae to the advertisements New York City's government comes
or ftor keep4g on hand th high, but in some respects it is a mod-
@seWl oeks used in the count. el. Wicked as it is, it protects th-e
subat s. a proposltoo was receive4 people. and its police service is near-
so theo Aati-Mooopoly drug store to ly perfect.-Sandusky (0.) Register.
6 9 the arrangenti of the preced-
Mg yr TNs betng the most favor- CRACK GROVE TO YIELD 3000
aW prpealitia, the same was ;.c- BOXES
040 A news item from Lakeland says
A rweest from Daniel Hollinger ofthat I. C. Brooks, of Gerard. Ala.. who
ANma for a permit for his children recently purchased the famous grape-
to &"nd school in Lake county was fruit grove of Williams & Walker, ex-
8 1th a l pects 3000 boxes of grapefruit. At
The ~iteary reported the sale of least 75 per cent. of it will run to
b TwmsMr Farm school house to M-. brights and the fruit is of the fin-
U T C(-besre for $25. which had est to be found. Mr. Brooks is to be
bfs pi lato the treasury. congratulated upon securing what is
asquet from J. J. Hawkins of Al- considered the finest property in this
me to mgd tete children to school vicinity.
@la0 A mWaty was granted.
A P from the chairman of the HEALTH AND VITAUTY
ard f trutes of the Fellowship MOTTAr NERVINE PILLS
einet1 1'r two aflts of terra cotta The rt nerve and brain restora-
m&N Oamk wbka to ix their spring. tve for men andwomen, produces
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When I am sick, nobody cares,
Nobody wails, that copper shares
Will fall on my account;
Nobody watches eagerly
For bulletins concerning me,
To much, I don't amount.
Nobody wants to first be sure,
About my daily temperature
Before he sells or bays:
No values rise or fall with me,
The world goes on right merrily,
Whether I sleep or rise.
When I am sick, no markets drop,
No business deals come to a stop,
No panic strikes the town;
Railroads go on and steamships ply
The rolling waves the same, if I
Am either up or down.
No neighbor comes unto my bed
With anxious brow and hasty tread,
Beseeching me to say
Whether my illness chronic is
That he may go about his biz
And turn a trick that day.
And yet. when I am sick. a few
Come unto me as friends true blue
To cheer me in distress;
With love they come upon my bed
And not one word is ever said
Of money or success.
Solicitous ,bout my health.
Nc' qs it might affect their wealth,
The market or 'th-ir shares;
rnot they wish the best for me
r omn every selfish motive free,
Friends, and not bull or hears.
And so. as on through life I go.
I have :lhV w, to keep it so,
I want not wealth or fame.
I have a gift that's far above
A hoard of gold-and that is love,
A few friends I may name.
And when it comes my turn to die,
Perhaps these friends will sadly sigh
And mourn that I have gone.
But none will wail a fortune lost,
Or count in copper stocks the cost,
When I have journeyed on.
-Detroit Free Press.


New York, Sept. 18.-Lord Balfour
of Burleigh. member of the commis-
sion appointed by King Edward to
protect the colonial trade, arrived to-
day on the steamer Campania from
In regard to the north pole dispute,
Lord Balfour said: "The general be-
lief in England are more substantial
than those of Cook. Much of this
opinion springs from statements of
scientific men of England, many of
whom have been skeptical about the
claims of Cook from the start."
As to Britain's Claim to the Pole
Asked P:-, to Great Britain's claim-
ing th.e pole as British territory, aft-e
an Ameri-anr. or two Americans, had
beon th: an 1 placed the national
*:ocir- (., 7'.:( United States at the
a.x oi' i.c ,crth, Lord Balfour smi;-
el :
"I C'' ;;:k it will be a subject
oif grea i '; rL:ional wrangle," he
i;l. 'T'.> :'..` 's hardly in dispute.'


His Ncrth Pole Orders Since 1831
Was to "Make Observations"
Washington, Sept. 18.-In response
to inquiries that have been pouring
in upon the navy department, Act-g,
Secretary Winthrop made public 'o-
day all the orders that have been is
sued to Robert E. Peary since he be-
came a. civil engineer in the navy in
October, in 1881. There appears to
have been much popular curiosity as
to whether Mr. Peary was detailed to
search for the north pole and whethi
er he has drawn pay during the years
that he has been engaged in the task.
The orders show that eight "ex-
tendedl leaves of absence" have be-'t
given Mr. Peary to "go to the pole.'
Only one of the eight orders directs
him to go "without pay." The orders
appear to show that on all of thf
trips except one the explorer ha.i
drawn the salary of his relative rank
as commander in the navy on leave.
The last of the orders gives him
a leave of absence from April 9, 1907,
for three years to go abroad. But
this was modified on July 2. 1908, by
a revocation of the unexpired leav-
and an assignment to the duty of maK-
ing observations in Grant Land an.i
Greenland under the Coast and Geo-
detic survey.
Under the amended orders Mr.
Peary has been entitled to draw full
pay of $4500 a year during the last
fourteen months of his absence.

Chamberlain's Colitc, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy is today the best
known medicine in use for the relief
and cure of bowel complaints. It
cures griping, diarrhoea, dysentery,
and should be taken at the first un-
natural looseness of the bowels. It is
equally valuable for children and
adults. It always cures. Sold by all
dealers. m

The Tarpon Springs News says that
the railroad to be built by Mr. C. H.
Lutz of St. Petersburg from Tarpon
Springs to Keystone Park, where it
will connect with, the Tampa North-
ern for Tr-mpa, will be completed and
trains running by January 1.

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What builds the nation's pillars high,
And its foundations strong?
What mikes it mighty to defy
The foes that 'round it throng?

Not, gold, but only men can make
A people great and strong; |
Men who. for truth and honor's sake,
Stand fast and suffer long.
Brave men. who work while others
Who dare while others fly-
They build a nation's pillars deep
And lift them to the sky.
The Thomasville (Ga.) Enterprise
says that a citizen of that city has
just purchased a White automobile
that is guaranteed to make nineiy
miles an hour, and comes up to its
guarantee. Now, this is the kind of a
machine that we would like to pos-
sess, and especially when Florida be-
comes cob-webbed over with gooai
roads. One can arise at six in tn.e
morning, take a spin down to Tampa
and get a Spanish breakfast. Return-
ing to Ocala, transact business until
12 o'clock, and then take a spin to
Jacksonville and enjoy a fish dinner,
and returning be at home in time to
enjoy the Thursday afternoon ball
game. Won't those fellows in the fu-
ture have a fine time? Vitrfied brick
roads ramifying all parts of the coun-
try, automobiles spinning along vt
the rate of one hundred miles an hour
and airships making even better time
-my! my! What a mighty thin:;
man is. He will soon have conquer-
ed the air, land and sea.
The mayor of Portsmouth. Va., has
hit on a great scheme to populate his
town. He is offering a silver medal
to the parents of every new baby born
in the community. Perhaps if Orlan-
do's mayor offers a medal, and "Nev-
er Sleep," the census man, will take
a nap for a little while, maybe he will
then be able to count that 6000 popu-
lation for us that he so bravely prom-
ised.-Orlando Reporter-Star.

Quick! Mr. Druggist-Quick!-A
box of Buckien's Arnica Salve-Here
is a quarter-For the love of Moses,


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WM aoo an'!Wt
do Wie pset, either

6Mgam Us of Towe Hil t

m. IMO e g as the cur-
oft"Wem df usveo swas
0 01 o the heart the
4 of .te raiway kins
i a rso o alome. He
gd he wor counsel or
Ouly a fort-
Sebnmd witsh the gray
of doem hMis face, heo-
i enbbv ew rgees for an
05M.end Sng from hisp
1a aoep dogs the hun-

w pinpro-

I sap wMoe, M Is his totter-
a =4d 'bag pulse the en I
INf l Me ast luIpse of pow-

medi Ms fate as he faced
rlhsaihemd serene
B tod th deing boar.
Wane mm aId bee mention-
m M Many names of
4Mtis ~ o a1 e had bees wrlt-
S -MMo rInts to grasp
I- a r m b is mm erve an
P1 Ser hlaldef kPnew
OI fmas as e d maIn all
mo m M" pso to bold
Ma m m sends ha. p for

S -M 4-1ther. tempted
S- a Mbty oatf he vast
of tae ty of the bad.-
sm a0 -04e eat of peank

Ml e weahee had build-

Sa- his Mefads

MV- M tI1r ga t o the
I a MaUelsy amnone-
N a40-1pa1 P but devot-
g"b ald trueWmphant
4W-I U|Mas C Ol4er sent
th U hebr of the age!
osuinsammad Pier-

lo ws" PwI'erst Morga.
M wev as npaewi perhaps,
11s Is t atetul ister-
-S igedU i a ee mato
aO SaWO eMs. thaM Cae-

ale a soeal term, wh at
-o nn eandwate the mi-
vei -t a th e nd farewell ,

4 e0 1ndgro, huge of
m eil w i ftah healm
UI ablh-f P -d I al& frag-
I bedy,. yet matched
SO ONo dbt m d anth
ge msw the su lt ter-
41 dws-4he.migty Agures
s -I MIr s ming a l'an-
Me mM the pale shadows

= bwe e 1 to paiat or to

a sens faE of power and
4 M oddeath and money in
ama fall to wonder, as
3MOM wafed down the
latee ebackto this world
to agame the thbrae wbhic ha I
Sgt Mm. whether there did ?nt
Ug ofth the pallid face of
twthe bbaag memory of
and aightler king never to
406ed-that gray, resistless
of the Shadows. before
Plapo Merugm himself must

be. us.i mast relinquish his
at giM to Put another, who in
OM mostalhe abdicate to death!
eave we, re. solemn bard.
LM tt amm the epic of our

MDeast heraldry, the pomp of
alMat beauty. all that weavd ;


Good ack to the Eagle, America's
That tands for the land o' the
FPaix, m not the wan to be sayin' a
That'd ruBe Its feathers-not me!
'm proud o' the bird, as Im proud o'
the land,
An' glad to be under its wing,
But there's another bird equally grand
Whose praises Fm wishful to sing.
Now let ye not pucker your face wti
a smile,
'Tis soberest truth that we've got
A national bird in the Emerald isle
That's aisily the king o' the lot.
Aye, "national bird!" He is certainly
Though others may claim him at
He's busiest most wid the fortunes of
At home an' in far away climes.
An' faix, tis the Irish that loves him
the best,
An' welcome his favors the most:
The man's not true Irish that has him
for guest
Widout feeling' proud to be host.
He seeks out the Irish regardless of
At home or abroad In New York--
So here's to the national bird of the
Here's a "Hip! Hip! Hooray!" for
the stork!
-T. A. Daly, in the Catholic Stand-
ard and Times.

An opportunity to Get a Beautiful
Watch Absolutely Free-Open to
Any Lady in Marion County
In order to show our appreciation
of the excellent work being done by
several of the young ladies of the
county for the OCALA BANNER, we
have decided to offer as an addition-
al Incentive to them to continue their
This pretty watch will be given to
the young lady who enters the most
paid In advance yearly subscriptions
Weekly) between this time and the
c1lse of the CoOp tlve Diamond
Ring Cotest, n September.
The ofer is open to all. All clubs,
however, are to receive the same
number of coupons In the Diamond
Bag Contest as before
| While we shall not publish the
standing of the contestants in this
rae, we shall be pleased to mention
the names of those who enter, so that
their friends may give them the bene-
It of their subscriptions.
Hew is what Mr. Welhe says of the
watch we are offering, and which will
be on display In his show windows as
soon as ituarrives:
Ocala. Fla., Aug. 13. 1909.
To the Editor Ocala Banner:
Dear Sir-I have ordered for you
today an 0 alse 14-karat Roman gold
case with a teen ruby jewelled El-
gin movement, making a very hand-
some watch and something of which
anyone can be proud; also an excel-
lent time piece and a handsome orna-
I understand that this is intended
as a premium to some young lady in
Marion county. I wish to congratu-
late the winner in advance, as it will
be well worthy of considerable effort
to win It Yours truly,
Send in the subscriptions with the
cash as soon as they are received (al-
ways mentioning that you are a con-
testant for the watch) and each one
will be credited to your account. Or.
if you want the club to be credited to
another, give the name of your choice.
After clubs have been entered to
the credit of one contestant no chang'
es will be allowed.
While th. usual commissions will
be allowed on all CASH sent in,
ONLY NEW subscribers will be cred-
ited on the watch contest.
The names of the contestants en-
tered to date In this contest are:
Those who have decided to enter
this contest should send in their
names at once, so as to get the bene
fit of the substriptions of their friends
as early as possible.
We Judge from the tone of the Flor-
ida newspapers that the Florida edi-
tors are not in love with the Kore-

Say, when you come to town and
don't find us th our den. just step in
the bank and leave 50 cents with Mr.
Kitchens. and say, "Banner." and he'll
do the rest. We are doing our best
with the little force at our command
to get out a nice, clean, newsy sheet,
and we think we are making a partial
success. We have heard a few corn-
mendary remarks about the Banner.
which is balm to our very soul.--
Mitchell (Ga.) Banner.

PAY UP your subscription to the
Daily Banner and get voes for your
favorite in the diamond ring contev.

The north pole squabble goes merri-
ly on. But it is an "old story." Co-
!umbus came very near having his
Ltnors stolen from him.

Take your horse shoeing to J. L.


It is to be-hoped that the people of
America are now capable of render-
ing a plain verdict on the case as
submitted: Was Harriman an undesir-
able citizen? He was great and he
was American; his ambition and his
activities belong to our country be-
cause they could not have been fos-
tered and carried to maturity in any
other country on earth. Now it is be-
cause we produce such men as Mr.
Harriman that we succeed or do we
fail in much because such men as
Harriman constantly dominate the
situation in one form or another? He
was no saint-he was no monster-he
was American from center to circum-
ference. Already able men have un-
dertaken the task of "continuing hi'
policies;" if those policies affect the
public injuriously or if they are con-
trary to law the opportunity is of-
fered and the challenge thrown out.
Mr. Harriman controlled a very large
share of the railroad world in this
country-five men will try to work In
unison that the interests may be kept
together; would it be better if the 3r-
ganization had never been accom-
plished? Would it be better to break
up the combination as soon as th"
hand that protected it has been with-
drawn? Mr. Harriman was the son of
a clergyman. We take it for granted
that he was trained in the way he
should go. While still very young ne
had earned what might have been
considered a fortune-was the money
tainted because it came from specula-
tion in Wall Street? He took himself
and money into the railroads and the
rest in history; with such training ani
in such a country do we evolve rob-
bers and bandits "as certainly as the
old barons of the middle ages were
bandits?" It is well that we know the
truth on this point. If Harriman were
an "undesirable citizen" we should
see to it that other Harrimans hava
not the same field of action when
they are evolved and come forth to
claim their own.
Under some late definition, who is
a desirable citizen? Is that American
the foremost of his kind who labors
diligently to pay duties to go into the
pockets of other men, who grow chil-
dren to follow the same path in their
turn and vote the republican ticket
exactly as the boss directs? "My fu-
ture lies with the organization," said
Roosevelt, and be never hesitated to
stand with it, right or wrong.-St. Au-
gustine Record.


Compiler of New City Directory Gives
Accurate Gigures 5127

Jesse E. Burtz, "Never Sleeps," who
has been in Gainesville compiling the
data secured here for the new Orlan-
do city directory, has completed most
of the work, the book is now in the
hands of the printer, and the publish-
er hopes to have same before the
public about October 12.
Compiling a directory for a city the
size of Orlando, unaided, gathering
data, compiling and classifying, as
well as attending to the soliciting and
every branch of the business, is no
small task, but after a patient effort,
the publisher has about completed
the work.
Mr. Burtz, in order to satisfy the
public as to the exact population of
the city, took the trouble to compile
an actual census, which is not cus-
tomary with a directory publisher,
only a standard rule of tabulation be-
ing used; but the question of the
number of people here-actual resi-
dents-was so diversified, for this rea-
son the actual census was recorded.
The publisher finds a bona fide pop-
ulation of 5127, which Is divided ns
follows: White. 2785; colored, 2342.
This census is not padded, but actual,
and the people of Orlando may bank
on its correctness.
Mr. Burtz expected to find between
5600 and 6000 people here, but his
judgment was formed when engaged
in taking the census in the western
section-that is, the territory west of
Orange avenue. That section proved
quite prolific, but it was the eastern
section which caused the estimate to
fall short. Residents of the eastern
section live at a greater distanrn
apart, and as a rule the number in
each family is not so great.-Orlando


They were casting for trout in the
mountain rapids and he was awkward.
"Don't you know." he drawled, try-
ing to dislodge a snagged hook.
"there are some wonderful queer fisn
in the Atlantic ocean. Did you ever
see a goosefish?"
And the pretty girl smiled.
"Yes, indeed, Freddy," she chirped..
"I am watching a goose fish now."-
Chicago News.

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Our SI


Will Come to an end Friday ni

method of thanking the public

age given us during this sale.

people have come to understa:

we say in our advertisements.

Our buyer is now off for the

when he retur ns you may

election in every line carried b,

Drygoods and Ladies Ready

very extensive this season and


A special to the New York Herald
says that Mrs. Anna Besant, high
priestess of the theosophist cult, has
cast her astral spirit four hundred
years into the future and drawn a
picture of the man of that time.
She says he will be more beautiful
than the handsomest man now living.
He will be between six and seven
feet tall, or taller, and every muscle
and every bone will be perfect in
conformation. All his senses will be
keener than those of the best devel-
oped man of today.
He will have the power of clair-
voyance; will be able to see and con-
verse with the spirits of other worlds;
will be able to solve the deepest prob-
lems of statecraft, of science or of
everyday life with a celerity that
would seem to us marvelous.
The child of 2309 will be born, she
says, knowing by instinct what is now
known only after hard years of study.
He will telephone or telegraph his
thoughts for long distances without
the intervention of electrical instru-
ments, while his astral body will be
able to move instantly through the
propulsion of his will long distances
and perform most of the function s
which can now be performed only by
our physical bodies.


Another storm that gathered off the
coast of Florida and more than onc<
threatened it with fury, changed its
course, veered to the left of us ansi
finally struck with terrific force many
of the towns in Mississippi and Ala-
bama, and as far west as Arkansas.
The town of Natchez, Miss., contain-
ing a population of fifteen thousand
souls, seems to have suffered the se-
verest. It is said that half the town
was wiped out, first by the flood andl
afterwards by fire, that quickly play-
ed hand-maiden to the floods. It carv-
ed a wide pathway of destruction andi
desolation. Its fury was the worst
that has been witnessed in many
years, and the damage it did is put
down as enormous.
Florida has been fortunate in that
it has not had a destructive storm in
some years and it has been upwards
of twenty years since this particular
r.P B a b.n,. a 4 wn in thp awilv f u rem]-

A Sarasota special to the Tampa
Times says that much mystery sur-
rounds the disappearance from Bari-
sota of T. C. White, who had been the?
engineer of the ice plant up to thrre
weeks ago. Mr. White left his duties
at the ice plant to go to Fort Myere
as he alleged, to obtain an option on

a certain
Two local

piece of phosphate lanl.
capitalists made the tri.)

with him, looked over the property on
which the option was to be obtained,
and allege that they gave Mr. Wh!te
$300, which was to be paid down on
the option, in which the three were ta
have equal interest. Whkte depart.
ed with the $300 to get the necessary
signatures at Fort Myers. He wlrea

at 4 o'lork Uay a rinma e M46
bly to go to P-'f signatur. relfrr to ,O ,
last known of him H NO l ..W
ed to Barasma f uor e.fas "e
her visit to her parW,. .,,t &.
traced. Whit- bed4bw
for some time frem l 4to.W. m
his right ear. whirh b e 'ee
and beh had be" sealM to 0 m
les under *be nimag#*. eu9*** i
His wife fear. that he me, & I eSW
IIn m0om' hMoP i t al o mv . wio r. a se ,
Jacksoeville. has e6web.4, 6
talks of that tity wtbmmumm n
left a few bilm d. inS, s a 1
together with 1b, ai M dW M
his care to O so eaas t


eight and we take this

c for the liberal patron-

It shows that the

nd that we mean what

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northern markets and

look for a good se-

)y us. Our lines of

made Goods will be

I it will payyou to

i right and give you


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wait and look over line.

Our aim is to always treat you

the best values.


The North Pole Has Ben Fed

There is a squabble over It, as to who has f*ed I*
The 0. K. GROCERY is in reach of everyhbty .-..) '*s,.d
and, when found, there will be ;o squabble to t.. *aml .e. ,
where their groceries are bought. Everybody twill h Imapp, .
they get the BEST GOODS at the LOWEST PRICES.


When you want the best try

White Rose Conned Gosi

Lima Beans. Stringless Bei.I. P.*as. 4'o, ak*ra m 1 ,,,t ,
toes, Spinach, Rhubard. Cauliflower. Surcotash. 4sperlmsga 4,,
agus Tips, Grated and Sliced Pineapple. l'Paches%. Apr Is. I ,.
ries. Shrimp. Salmon, Lobsterm. Mushroop i andi ma .~k.h,.


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toh -ew H a. a negr, wwas at
the poe. too.-Dly7 Paper.
Go ktrbh die fates.' possum
As' rtast 'm ecrilp an' brown,
Am s ak drm great big caller yams
An' put 'em all around ;
O hst le up momte pullets
An' fry 'em in de pan.
In w. "'r gWine to have de biggest"
ltm 'a ever in dis lan'.

retch out dem watermillio.,,
An carve 'em to de heart,
Tak- 'doan d e good ol, baonjh
An' *.v tle music star!-
Prk sip de bones an' tamhla t:' .
At." *.- d* fiddle sing,
nr, w r., ltwine to do de %1ob'le
AtL cnt de pigeon wing.

Ask BRooker Washingon to s.eal:
An ablo kee#i a place
IPa %litah Jack J. Johnsing,
Ito championn of our race:
Tell all ,ldem cullud soidi.:-s
To make dem helmet, shine,
F., .I. Nintb an' Teni Bl'i,-k It
M', 'holy | e in line.


H i.' ip ,).r ra ers goo I an' sharp)
1. giv yo Lijza Jan.-.
I 1 r lIos,., alln I. r a go
A ti 1-` ut d4 glad retrain-"
Al' hail a.1 pl acrk (ohiun;i :'"
U h>. iii.e l Ih-si ':i soulP
W. a .hoi'tin' for M1at i H.l n ',,
Whlit Imn' de great Nor'i '(,Pol,.
R. I.. in New York \\ ori 1.


If a thousandd or -so American may-
,or* A not have in their possession by
(klolwer 9th the latest and best ideas
am bow to run cities, it will not be
the fault o' the St. Louis Centennial
Ameociation and the Civic League of
St lAIIiS. The former has arranged
* *o ring together and entertain at
lte,:; thia number of chief executives
of municipalities of the United States
durt g the week that the one-hun-
dretbh anniversary of the incorpor-
ation of 8t Louis will be celebrated,
btglnatmg 'Otober 3rd. and the latter
ha.s mwised upon the opportunity af-
forded to have the visitors join in a
great conference or series of confer-
ere'm on problems of city government.
Tht,.-. thousand invitations are be-
t ag Pnt ou: for this feature of the
evleni unial celebration, and although
It a,. feared that not more than one
uma.o, ia three. whose presence is re-
qu-,tdi. %ill he able to accept. the
aa ha rinx. retvertheless. will be the
*Iua' ssiotatild of its kind ever held.
I' i- .dtloleful that half as many city
runl. a- will attend ever have met

V"'* a;<-iating -he honor which
S'. *** .>i. f rred upon St. Louis by
*t,. --. i hl.vae.. the Centennial Asso-
'* I' :midl its co-workers arc making


Pellagra is still exciting more or
less attention; some physicians hold-

ing that it is a new disease, others
that it is an old disease, but newly
recognized, while yet others say that
it is caused by a germ, and still oth-
ers contend that no trace of a germ
can be discovered. Dr. J. W. Bat-
cock of the state hospital for the "n-
sane at Columbia, S. C., continues to
hold to the theory that the disease is
caused from musty meal, or corn
ruined in the curing, yet there was
a woman in Atlanta recently who hat
a well developed case of pellagra who
declared that she had never eaten
corn bread in her life.
The Columbia correspondent of the
Charleston (S. C.) News and Courier
recently interviewed Dr. Babcock on
the new disease, and the following is
what this eminent authority says:
"The press is now emphasizing the
fact that pellagra is a new diseas-,
but thle South Carolina and Georgia
asylums have recogn-zed the disease
in their institution. for about thir!.-
years. At Morgantown, N. C.. pella-
gra has been known for about 22
years. It is not a new disease. but ai
newly recognized disease. The atten-
tion of the public has been direct(dI
to it. What was formerly known -1i
other diseases by various names is
now known as pellagra by phrysician-;.
"The president of the Italian na-
tional board of health told me about
one year ago that while we may di;-
pute about which of the moulds cause
the disease, it is associated with spoil-
ed corn. Pellagra has been studied in
Italy for 170 years, and that corn meal
is 'incriminating' admits of no douhb,.
that is, provided the meal is damaged.
There are many thousand cases of
pellagra in Italy, and the doctors
there have made exhaustive study of
the disease.
"Many authorities claim to isolat.-
the germs either from moulds or bac-
teria, but no agreement as to the
cause of pellagra has been reached.
"Iombroso, the greatest of the au-
thorities in Italy, says that the di.;-
ease is due to toxyne produced frovmi
"Censi says it is due to two fornr.-
of moulds, aspergillus and penicil-
lium. Another Italian au:hority-Tiz-
onno-says it is due to a bacteri-i.
The mould is a fungus."
Dr. Babcoek inclines to the the.or;y
of Dr Lombroso that the disease is
caused l roui a mould. and that da!n:-
as el corn meal is incr'imina:ing.
"In ." -aiid Dr. Balcock, "it !nih. .
be caused from light bread torl tll;t:
matter. prov'id,,!. of cours,.. alhan x

M. a ,.fit. to provide appropriate that the,. ra ins damaged. 1\\, -Wi\
an. a,.i n.'. and.! :h wives and reached no definite conclusion as 10
.(m ... '* r- a t il' visitors will be spe- the cause.
(al :are.i fior. "It is useless for American autho:'.-
Tl,. ..k v.ill Ie a tbuy one for the ties to claim to have isola'l ,l a parit-
i ,4a i.t thlo.-.. Who acconlmpany u.lar g,-rmn."
t 'o .i th. .iiy of their arrival. The same correspondent says:
,,. Or .,.r lPh. nul:il Their .. \ a dI.- la'.r. For them it States marine hospital service. has
,' ,... i' :1 a recepTion and a 1,,'en here for four nionhs workin'z )!i
I,'.. a"*t-. til.- daI a dil will il;- llagra at the state hospital. (1]"-
a I, :.,:(. Itiqi. atI ,udalnc, a; Ithe ics In'to been held for pi hy-ciains v-
S,,' ni..0' l':ial. ti d fac'lli i tes to e'y Thursday. The last clinic will '
S't: her chief events of iheld Thursdlay before Dr. .avinder v.-
*' *. I ,, Amont these will b- urns to Washington.
. ,.... ,s dthily. and great; bal- \ a n o.ut this i-rn tlit, .nv?
I .. :.L. a' a 'trop;nlalt- races. -. i.iCoCk -as a' l'ed.
i a :,*i ''.i'mn lay wi!l be held .. r. i,.n in, ,.r h:- h.-'n u, '-.
S1 .l a F'''de ik ll, h',, : rf t fo i.-li ,s ;:!.1" i,

.... -. h l ,ia .1-P it .1". t;... ,. : ,I i,,i. ;I. ,,I

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tidar hnabl)o of fiin.c,. ;:-
hi:d a sufficiency nil he al!<
It is gratifying to s, e at I :-1
nf t ihe.e freaks of ilth ima. lini :;) i
.ian!i' c v.-wri rs kiick d ouit cl t i
col!.--Taimpa Tiriliun


)e a now'i\iei
* *
S h-e polar squabble- will soon reach
the -!an,>e whi -re iT will )h nec-',ssary
1T c(:i in ta ;alini. ~:
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I 'V:al'ita ta.i~iia.t a-
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Fierce Encounter Between a Shark
"I am going to make the race for and a Devil Fish
the United States senate in the cornm-
ing primary, and I am confident of An exciting encounter between a
winning. I have been urged to run by huge devil fish and a shark took place
hundreds of old friends throughout at Fort DeSoto several days ago. in
the state, and many new ones have, which the former was worsted, the
I am thankful to say, come to my shark tearing the devil fish to pieces
standard. I will make a more ex- and making a meal of him. The inci-
tended announcement at a later date." dent was witnessed by Captain John
This positive statement was made V. Boddin. who was standing on the
to a Metropolis representative yea- quartermaster's deck when it occur-
terday afternoon by ex-Governor N. red.
B. Broward, who had just returned Captain Boddin's attention was first
from a trip through the Everglade'; attracted by the strange antics of a
with a large party of capitalists, and yawl. which was tied to the dock, and
The "man who made the Everglades which, apparently. was being drawn
famous" will be certain to leave the down into ihe water by some unseen
post well up in the bunch when the force, until it was at last submerged.
election starter's flag falls. The race Captain Bodden saw a tentacle of the
promises to be one of the most spec- huge monster protruding above the
tacular of Florida's history, and deft- water and then perceived what the
nite announcements from other pros- trouble was. The devil fish had be-
pective candidates are being eager-y come entangled in the moorings of
awaited throughout the state. the yawl until it could hardly move.
Interest in Everglades IUnable to defend itself, the devil
On ondy th -Gornor fish was atltrcked biy a shark, which
On iMonday the ex-Governor ca:-
ri1e a total of thirty-seven weal;.i. tore it to pieces little by little,. mak-
residents of other states into thI lug a meal of it. Captain Boddlen left
,glads f', rm Miami. while anotho for a moment to get a ritle, and ae-
pa'ty of twenl-fiv vi sited :he For. complanied by the engineer of one of
Laude ale sect ion. wheie dre gino the boats, returned to shoot both of
laldeidale !.ection. where dredging
t re eing ushe the ,nioiestints. The shark fled at
and la onr the followin sda. Ei- the approach of the men. leaving the
and day. oi the following day. Ev-
Sof the two parties is water tinged with blood. When Cap-
S, ad tain Bodden shot the devil fish it sank
man of means, and not one failed to pu t yd
Si t t w like lead, pulling the yawl under wa-
express his surprise at the wonder-
ful work done and the marvelous fer-
tility of the soil. In the party wpre After the devil fish and boat had
representatives of eight different sunk several feet under water, the
states, extending from Pennsylvania shark returned, seized the devil fish
to Oklahoma. Further heavy invest- and swam off with both at a high rate
ments will probably result from the of speed. This was the last seen of
visit of these prospectors.-Jackson- the boat until next morning, when
ville Metropolis, Sept. 17. after the devil fish had been eaten by
the shark, the yawl again rose to the
ANOTHER ROMANCE SPOILED surface. Examination showed that
--- the devil fish had wound about sixty
Some of the post mortem biograph feet of the mooring rope around it-
ers of Edward H. Harriman fairly self, the attacks of the shark cutting
gloated over descriptions of his IT.- it into about a dozen pieces, most of
poverished condition in early life-hcv which is oi the docks at Fort DeSo-
he started out without a penny, a Ia to, at the present time, although unfit
"Ragged Dick," of the juvenile stories. for use.
to win fame and fortune, how he g-' Captain Bodden declares that mem-
a job in a broker's office for a few hers of the 39th company, who saw
dollars a week, etc. This is a st,; the encounter, will substantiate his
that seems to be regarded by mans statements. He judges the shark to
as an indispensable feature of the lif. have been about fifteen feet long and
record of all who are great or v'.a; the devil fish about fourteen feet
thy. acros-;. weighing about 3000 pounds.-
Bu; this particular pretty story las Tampa Tribune.
been ruthlessly spoiled by a life-long
f'i.i i! of t!:-e late Mr. llarrman. vito BRIGHT BITS FROM PITTSBURG
says there isn't a word of truth in the GAZETTE-TIMES
"'po'" ,->oy" chapter of the rairnrwid --
kit s : ,'.:.' hy. Mr. Harriman 4lid By the way. has anyholov discovered
;nn s;tar -ir in life as a "penn!i that "lone- I ndit" o'f Lewistown Nar-
buty;" .: '.., (h r hand. his pare',s iow~s.
w.:,< c. .;i .. '..l:-o-do. He did not -.e-
i:: : '..w l.llars a week in a bo- Cook says he is greatly indebted to
!,-,"r ',,fT .; i" fact, he started w.h a Peary. Aco( riding ;o Peary, he owes
.o f.,!. fa- j.), in a bank. simply to get lim an apology.
'n i tn' '-lings. and he ad bee * *
;here only a little while before he But who commissioned Peary ,Io
start .d a i:ank of his own. that of It:.- act as Inominating co)-.nmit( e f)r the
rimnan Brothers. Ananias club?
* *
.ut her snt any st rgl' Sydney will now proceed to show
. lenury and wvant in thhe case of lhis :,, h .. .

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i~ il ~ L n, i t h, U t ite d ti ctw l e a I,- e t a d ~ i~th e c ah i l( r ;-, I. F'a e P~ e a i y i a Tcr 4 Il re an.! O ra I F tilt'-

- ~ e ost ~ \'e lne da Y even- victs illt he u il iliw t o f gao l ..- T ruk, roliizio n i 'nnire I u ~ ors- ;d t *a-ed ha-u l u alvau b
l i & I,* h a ( ,,Jis e u I m l t att il h J dln g f r n i w h a t is p r ic tt L I a !- f r ,!(- ,I a s C o e n d e e t t a h u h a
kni. ~ ila me ica m yor' an- q PlCiT inte rivalss ~. i! :ht ieadi nz G.c Z '3! t 0 n: n : on y l r t'," 1,,1011r. ande ve r:yn at or. ?hour--i!' w ar .t
q e, t a h i c t h ~ si~ n i a y o r s g ia p a p e r s t h e x el I I U f i o r ii J t tr, ,ie it v -i -h 'C o ;,T i o f C o nll p s l o i
Slot 't A ivir a ~ves and ot her prom inent o10ea tf l y- A -at e f a t 't n e~ I' rllu r~ot 1)1 lY av eii oila i. .L a w .-'r yt wt p a li'r of
----I fl.lpa,' re S ay reqUt.-'ts bo"' &' 4) aao i and -:cnmwe gooalt-. i" tir',t'' f h.-.s'?m n!o ii-:

tnen::oned haivc t?.t. ji-h t . a

o \- ti'-' :.- -
eandi(aivt. nUor anyv i :a::i... .
Any difference, ri- n g. l u t. '.
referred to the above nant.d tin; ; nI,,
are to render de.ciion.
Should any candidate dt-:l: l ,;"il
contest the votes cast for such end:ai.t'
out and not counted for any oth e cand:eid *
All nominations made I)v ,i-ail -h,

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LTo be Given Away to the Laie 6f IU

I By the Busioness HIum f


A number of Ocala's Leadi' B umwins-w6
decided to give away three valablt pr im w t e
Marion County, and the method to be .sw iis KW |
tion is a VOTING CONTEST. Each oft tkh nm
below will issue VOTING COUPON to sh r
the full value of every purchase ma dsruag OW O
on a basis of One Cent a Vote. Ballot boss Wi e 0
in each establishment represented.


C. '. u.

Liberty Ladangered
S0 kitil)" note another
llNberPy." that sacred,
thing. to preter've whica
4dvotet of the vat and
Gp -so much concerned. As-
iou & dispa'ches relate a re-
M1 dwita.on by Judge Ivory G.
0f Washington, 1). C.. prohi'-
ilbeo playing in that city aft"r.
"'It sill not tI tolerated.
1t-r wb#.r, music is kept up
4 h *Nitl I a disorderly house. We
vv itn a ci', like this. all
htogth.-t unless everyboly
0a1~,eesiaderation for the rights
.* ma Judge Kimball. But
Saam play his own piano wh-en
to* IDin't his money buy it
th s a fre*- cmiuntry? It is the old
your lilnrty must not in-
I"th t lt'iberty. comforts and
of others That's the- trouble
Oe "peran-al lilI.rty" cry of the

WlFaMn's Regulation Tried
b Is attack on Prohbition the O)-
io R-eal itornm" in Pearson s
&Awse the R14 \ Mr Wasson. the
a4vitwar. a plnn of
s h ilw fe.t h* thinks ileal ;n
i "t Iqti.r Iut-Siiis would be
as a permanent footing" ant
ate" th- I'ople * no
to d stro\ or conft.cate'." An I
ageritude. weth the statement that
ft y peirso that would be put
o f healtes would Iew the disrenu-
r qpr dealer and the prohihi-

a to stat that this plan of
oo It a oew se yet to be given
L Owr bot l Nebraska and Okl'-
boew trt4d It ald have found it
eery. In Oklahoma partic-
s th wlter knows from a
e~eltn e. the law was tried
lae ff 1StI to 1907, when Mr.
"s a- of fastening saloons
0M -gnmMlt eI,. without regard
th we of maper ltlea, was change
of ateA-wide prolbbition.
Wmass's pla of regulation
Sithne granting of licenses
tea bed at efxcie commissioners.
elU ~vkf of Ikenmes and the rtial
a o q ar dealer accused of th?
b of thw law or maintaining a
W--'. br wmld put Into the hands
a e1P ernt*- baisd. He would rc-
1oW. lt., that the applicant for a li-
*T1mo lw nt a certificate of
sieral re-rar'tr. and petition for
t almttag of a license to the party
4gpfta All of the,. provisions were
Sfte fw f the territory of Oklaho-
oft ped from th' laws of Nebras-

t WasoMn. however, wants th-e
SmsS-. of fool moral character of
S fapliat signedd by 12 property
S m al reldde4*ne of the communi-
S 'lbe Oklahouma law requires the
erli^ r. of 1<, resident tax payers.
1 **, with thai Improvement on
p plan It did not "put out of bus.-
a tihe insllm alitator" as he promised

e* ** the t.vitem of regulation
S-* 4mlnat. thor., two objection-
eb*asems but the trial of the sy:;-
o- amd the I|,ti*l,' final judgment
SSI did The' ii.t:eni almost iden;'-
w lt MI W asaon s panacea for a:ll
SW a f th**. liquor traffic was set
r hb) tk pe'othe for that which is
Sobt el. i,, th, tmue reform" that
b wast The, .lisrepulable liquor
l twa. put cut of business by pu'-
ea-t all liquor d alers on the the-
p that het- are no other kind. Andl

p pAmhitton ari'ator was put out
Simate~as I ty iuttini in his pla'".
or pulbittion enforcer and defender.

Sdtseiller rides in a steam yach*'.
S wharsnealr In an automobile, the'
- mIkter In a carriage, but the
al the liquor is pulled about
M hair of the head by a police-
S--Atehitem Globe.


Woe T4er One Hun'r.'l Dolari: Re-
IM4d fot an' care .f C'x.arrh that
he cured by )I."h: Crzarrh

I ("If nNT & CO.. Toledo. 0.
Vr. the ,nd*-rtigned. have known
SJ(%'~e') for the last 15 years. andi
hatm perfectly. honorable in all
tiraawSactions and financially
Sol carr out any obligations made

Wbelale Druggists. Toeldo. 0.
r.**" Catarrh COre is taken inter-
sat lia .ltir.'cly upon the bl 'od
e m*.- surfa-ceis of the system.
m te'al eenit tree Price 5 7c.
Shilrtlr tl.l! by all lrtiggists
ae Hall l'Fantiv Pills for consti-


J"a2- I .,,* iotn-'- !>rin.,. strani.
r ..r Tter t:uchwed. for
laoal h' ho r. ric-', '. tYl-eW 'it"-r.
tI-- We-II he .weent around with
.-- bo ..,. fthtwv .e r., inarried. I

ministers as visitors. Cordialty to
the convention was also shown iy
some of the white citizens, and Rev.
R. H. Barnett. pastor of the M. F.
church, tendered the good wishes -t
Mayor John D. Robertson. A goo-
program went through strictly on:
time. and in this leadership Dr. Dem.n
of Jacksonville aided the state super-
intendent. Dr. Dukes. Temperans-e
was a prominent topic, and it was
made noticeable that not only "tem-
perance in all things," but tempe.---
ance in relation to the drink habit in
Florida was the decisive question
now. Seven well educated young pe)-
ple of much ability were chosen to
aid Dr. Dukes in carrying forward
state work for the coming year.
Interlachen, Fla.. Sept.. 19"9.



It is with profoun, regre' tha: we The Pensacola Journal. coming I
have to announce the sudden leafi the conclusion that Tampa is a gool
by drowning of Clyde Akin. whiih~l o,- Town. dedicates the follow'.ing
curred on the 5th ins. t.Th all do -:,
To the father. mother', sist' rs andl ",.. -. '1 7 i,.


A cordial message has come from
Mrs. Mary L. Bradt. of the Sunshine-
Society work in Florida, who is now
located at 123 East 74th street, New
York. While far away, her thoughts
are lovingly spent in her chosen wo-k
of sunshine making in our state. Snte
has sent us a manual of the Interna-
tional Sunshine Society, which wo,
were glad to get. Mrs. Bradt's bir'h-
day. also that of several of her family
comes in October, and she will ob-
serve the days by sending out nvm,
greeting cards to those whose birth-
(lays come that month. How m-"'i"
more unselfish this plan seems tha.i
that of some who only wonder. "'ho'v
many presents will I get?"
Our last mnbssage from Mrs. Ali,:e-
Reed and her son, Herbert, was that
their lovely visit in the north would
soon be over and their faces turn to-
ward South Lake Weir. This la-t
metnioned reminder showed on a
post card a picture of a gypsy camp at
Lewiston, Maine. We have man..
sights to be portrayed h"re. but v'N'y
few gypsy camps.
The First Congregational church
Endeavorcrs of Tanmpa have their ow;n
especially printed topic cards. MiV-
Elizabeth. Sink-, the pastor's daui>-
ter, is secretary, and Mr. A. C('loud.i
president. Mr. Cloud is secretary of
the Tampa City Union. which is to
meet in the Tampa Heights Presly-
terian church the last week in S',)-
tember. State President Winnard is
hoping that it will be a great success.
We would like to know when the Jack-
sonville City Union will meet again.
Kissimmee societies have recently
had two pleasant socials, one of them
being beld in the suburb, giving a
good excuse for the fun of a straw-
ride beforehand. The Presbyterian
and Christian church workers meet
alternately at their two churches and
enjoy a marked degree of non-secta:-
Ian fellowship.
The last consecration meeting hell
In the First Christian church of Jack-
sonville was a splendid one, as Re-
porter Miss McManaman tells us. Ad-
ded to other enjoyments of the even-
ing was the unexpected presence of
their president, Mr. Ralph Pattiso-.,
who had been away from the city vis-
iting his old home. DeLand. Mr. Pa'-
tison is one of our truest Endeavor
young men and we need more of his
We hope the temperance meetings
were good last Sunday. September
12th. and that report: of their success
will he sent for inserting in pIress
items. For next Sunday there is the
ninth lesson in the series of studies
from the famous book, Pilgrim PTi)-
gress. "Getting right with God" is
a timely subject for many of us. ant
in connection with this thought let us
all add. "Keeping right with God."
Miss May F. Coburn. the former su-
perintendent of the Interlachen Ju-
nior Society. is caring for it for two
months that its leaders may have a
vacation. This little society is to oen-
tertain the Northeastern convention.
December 4-6. with the aid of older
Endeavorers and church friends.
Reports have come concerning the
second annual convention of the A!-
len Christian Endeavor League I'n-
ion. which met in the Mt. Zion A. M.
E. church. Ocala, September 9-12. It
was a success all through. Enthusi-
asm wcas of the true Endeavor kind.
Music was hearty and a prominent
feature. The several colored church
denominations of Ocala aided the
Methodists is entertaining free over
fifty delegates and many promine.a

tain? W e' shall '.o ,o him. i; L *: *.
s We. who weri' mIn'Ihors otf his S;;tn-
Iay school (class siall mis- him, the
Ilitchion BPapiist church wviill mi s
him. his associates. schoolmat s.
neighbors. t iendls. yea, all deplore hi.;
startling, tragic death. Death is ter--
rible. sudden death striking us with
peculiar horror. Why should w"e
mourn Clydo's diTparitre? lit is no,
lead,. but slt'pt-ih. His work he:'e
was over. and straightway he jonAl
the invisible choir" ot tlhe d,'adi
Clydle wvas a novice in the art of
swimniiiw'". His associa''s h'-ar.ld ih,
rust1l' i at;1 saw the 1 il. oshing of tl.
;waters: of HIrl, 1 Sink. an. d all was o1v.".
All that i.- mto'tal ,of Clyd "(' ' i 'l ii s iin
:he' hosomi ou;f B}e Sink. oti a d(p'h of
251 feet.

VWi'h ndoisM.less Ti'iSt1 d death '!1 ani. 1i ;
No !in, ,' for plde. ii or Ialayer:
And ready or no(t. lh,'1' wts l, 1 d0ela v
With sudden hand he was taken away.


The Starke Telegraph is vainly try-
ing to wiggle out of its uncalled-for
and malicious fling at Broward re-
garding the state printing contract.
Instead of manfully admitting its er-
ror and apoligizing, it seeks a flaw in
the Herald's comment on the original
article. If the Telegraph, wants to do
the right thing let it withdraw and
admit that there is no truth in the
statement that "To nsure the publica-
tion of a paper at Tallahassee that
would swear by him. a deposit of $12,-
000 was required of a printer bidding
on the state printing. This to shut
out competition and insure delivery
of the printing at exhorbitant prices
to the publisher of the Broward pa-
per." The Telegraph well knows
there is no truth in the above state-
ment and that it is ridiculous on its
face. Why would a deposit of $12,000
assure the printing contract to a
Broward supporter any more than it
would any other man with $12,000?
Answer that. please AMr. Telegraph.
The fact is. that the Telegraph, andl
a few more papers, are always seelk-
ing something to fling at Broward,
and care little whether the fling has
truth or reason to it, trusting that it
will reach some voter who will ne
taken in and deceived.-Perry Herald.

has many obstructions, but none so
desperate ai poor health, but Elec-
tric Bitters is the greatest health
builder the world has ever known. It
compels perfect action of stomach.
liver, kidneys, bowels, purifies and
enriches the blood, and tones and in-
vigorates the. whole system. Vigor-
ous body auid keen brain f. low their
u-e. You cin't afford to slight Elec-
tric Bitters if weak. run down or sick-
ly. Only 30)c. Guaranteed by Ty-
dings & Co. mI


Broward has declared positively
that he will be a candidate for IUntite
States senator at the next primary.
The statement was made the other
day to a representative of the St. Au-
gustine Record. Meanwhile. Claude
L'Engle is already shelling the wood:
for votes, mixing it up with the wool
hats and kissing the babies. Thus ,s
the gayety of the campaign assurdl--
and think how senatorial conventions
will be shattered and senatorial di.;
nity shocked if either of these bril-
liant and irrepressible gentlemen is
sent to represent Florida in that au-
gust body.-Lakeland News.


Have yo,- neglected your Kidneys?
Have you overworked your nervous

1tiaI 1U4 1i I ciiji "- di'.
The water's de-p.
The prices ste, t.
And every tiling 0. K

The bard's inspiration is alnmst!
p,-rftct, and if he will allow the Timesz
io t dit the vei'S we wttll ou :l-a-: thet
callyo'Ain a.- mor' ;i(a C';:< histor.-

The pt opi'l' all ,io -al.
That lown ai T1ainlo
Th water's lee.
The' ,iris art' sv,. 1,
Aud t\ ,rything 0. K.
-Tamipa Tin;ts.

In the last issue of the- Tallahassee
True Democrat Hon. William,.,y
Lamar, former nefll)t''r of con(:',-,
fromn the third district, and 1:e '.;pi-
rant for a seat in the StiiaTfe. l't a
public letter, which lmakl s v'r\ in-
ltet'sting r' adint .
M r. Lamt'Ir ;: d l M s. l.Iar "1!' '

iii li Ir'i l i ni .\I IIi ' i .'. I n.; i

'v lit, ,; ;*l i;] ''i -: 'l* ll 1 ',\- y)I i't! .- '* vi

acting lite, tor yotu have I1:, pcoid,
to please always, and it is an expt;-i
sive life. Five years of it in Wazsh-
ington City cost my wife and in-

over seventy thousand dollars, and
my salary and mileage for that time
was somewhat over thirty thousand I
dollars. We both appreciated highl,
the honor we had, but it cost us near-
ly forty thousand dollars more than
we received."
In connection with the late disc's-
sion of the cost of being elected to
the senate it is apropos to consider
the cost of holding the office in view
of the statements made by Mr. La-
mar. His experience cannot be taken
ts exemplary of the average repre-
sentative, though it may be true of a
majority of the senators. The statr'-
ment was made some time ago by a
Washington correspondent that few
of the senators were poor men; that
the greater number were wealthy and
that the compensations they get f.r
their services is merely incident.
and has only a subsidiary attraction to
the glamor and glory of holding a sea!
in the august assembly. The house
is as a matter of course a more de1m-n
ocratic body in the popular sense.
There may be a few wealthy house
members, like Mr. Lamar. who can -if-
ford to spend more than their salar-
ies allow them for living at the capi-
tal, but this is certainly not the rule.
And it may be seriously doubted if
the possession of this surplus and the
ability to live in better style than
their fellow members hears with it
any considerable weight of influence
for the benefit of the districts they ar-'
elected to serve.
Having had the experience of living
in Washington with its attendant ex-
pense, which would he ,disastrous 'o
a modest fortune in a short time, it
may be wondered that Mr. Lamar wa;
so eager to try it again The lure oif
the life at the nation's capital must ot
a surety he such that it is difficult to
shake. After a taste of it a congress-
man always wants more.-Miami .M-

The demand for that wonderful
Stomach. Liver and Kidney Cure, Dr.
King's New Life Pills is astounding.
Tylings & Co. say they never saw the
like. It's because they never fail to
cure Sour Stomach. Constipation. In-
digestion. Biliousness. Jaundice. Sick
Headache, Clills and Malaria. Only
25c. m


From the articles recently appear-
ing in the state papers it seems that
the public is stirred about the cost of
pensions paid to the old Confederate
There is no use for worry.
Repeal the pension law and let the
helpless. old Confedirate s olderr;
They are used :o starvation any-

system and caused trouble with your For two years. 1,':-4. they fought
In conversation with the editor of kidneys an.! bladler? Have you pains an, s:arved under LI'e- in Virginia
the Citizen. a representative of Ar- in loins, sidle. back. groins and bla,|- andl Johnston in Tennessee.
mour Packing Company stated .MeC.- der? Have you a flabby appearance of Just let 'em starve on.
d!ay that he had sold side meat :o the face. e-pecially under :he eyes? They can do it.
Oglethorpe merchants at a price th;tt Too frequn'. a desire T,, pass urine? Every one of them wo'l. rather
they would be compelled to raise to If so. Wil'.ams' Kidney Pills will starv *. dih anrd ao to the inf-rrnal re-
sixteen epnts at retail to get a profit, cu:e you-.-: drun:izists price 5-0c. .'i n. Than to receive aidl grudgingly
and that in his opinion the pr.;c' Solid hy l'dirngs & C. x i\'nu.
would o "iicher. He predicted tw n- I: th. :nriail ;':ianme .iv, n Themr i-
ty cents per pot:.l. re:ail. for ham.. A ('camt I an l rk a wee(k itho'er -' ivi 'h-m o-rflly and willin-
and --aid th increase,! prices xw, .dri;.king. !'' w-ho wa' to be ai cant- .'' rt onin!n of thir- valor on
due to the diemand for meat from for- y -i!. fi Is t ; i 'e!* Then c-:t
cCmn countries. Such prices ar, skv k n' w .k ; . a (..T',k, :i r
high alreaiy. and if the go hi-gh,r i' ht w.' 't' t l :... It ~h,. w.n,.1- Wo T i'.h 'v- n:'U. tr '-w! l.honI
is aoing to be a struggle. even wi:be ':-"'' -Cl'- vclan' Lead!- i.. '1. -, '[1..'s 2'," m. roll. I

WONW'S Diuseae

25 years' experience, 20 years
In Sioux City, firmly establish

Comae"'at r ~.

trandrat I c f
pxe !-c:1. I.'i ) r ;-
all Ch~leereie .'l
b~th Men a, d 'IN

UW tvethTr
Vdal L O~

IW~ besd%
R Cta't *.ossm
pr.sta ft mmm

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Our splendid new stock is now .ii i ,tI. t ,.
public to call and inspect it. 'rh.r. il no I i. ii ,I,. ... ** ,11f
will compare with our late sty les. hiigh .1tlit .s, I ...
Of course we could not begin to ipeusle-rrate li I t-I I I t .
but we would call your attention to the foll,.Inf ,.. **,4... e- 4f
goods and prices-others in proportion.





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our reliability. c... e .... -

Dr. Hathaway & Co. sAvani. M.

McMillan Bros.

Southern Copper Works

Manufacturers of Turpentine Sills

and General Metal Workers

Old Stilis taken in exchange for new ones Patchmng
through the country a specialty. (Ordersa by mail ,,
wire will receive prompt attention at e**thr '( the
following works *

Wilton Seamless Art Squares-All in Jute Art Sqar* e---i'l l '., t,
the latest designs, all sizes, $40 to Cotton and Wool Art S -ee **
..$50. 120.
Axminister Art Squares-In many Ten Wire Tap.*try, *,,. a,
pretty designs, $20 to $35. Square--ta to aW
Wool Fibre and Fibre Art Squares- All Wool Gran.t *.we-. a*4
Only $12. Squares-- to $14
Imperial Smyrna Art Squares--22 to Japanese Mattn, Art $*,e* so
$45. (We are Ocala agents for Small Rwge to matc% ** t as..o
these goods). at reasonable. price*

China Dinner Sets, $10.00 to $125.00. Ten P. c I F .w
Sets, $4.00 to $25.00. Big line of China and P rcela
Dinner Sets in all of the Latest Patterrr

We have just added 5000 feet of flntr -.. ,, -
than ever prepared to display oir be) 'If',l lin. .. f, ,.
the near future also add a compl-.te line. of I:;rjttert

Exclusive Ocala agents for Allwin Go CCarta. all ,<.1,,l. e $ ,

We are closing out our Standlarf S.*wing Mah, .-., ,.. ,,
few we now have on hand will be ,,1.1i to-*l,,t ,-..-t

flclver and rlacKay






For a limited time only Dr. Hathaway ', C e. ,c ,1 *"-t'*
specialists, will give free electrical treatments by means ,hri .t
High Frequency Electrical Apparatus to all .aars l p-' *I" 1' I *
wonderful electrical current is little short f Trar'vel, :s ii e* at .***a.
and effe'-ts u;p ,n t' t -&.I0
never hai i .t, 1
denin trate it t, *v I '
c:Cc tt cl r pe.;j; -,
west. The v' ,- ;
chtctIV. Ve ll:rlht '
used In the : *. *
chronic and sw ., ,- *


brothers in he hour of her'avenl n:
and in th,, dark shadows of night th',t
spread its sad and dreary mantle ov.r
thllem, we extend our sympathy an 1
heaitft''l conlole'c'. and comm l,'n '
th n the langtua 'e o0t in pira-'ion:
"'Now. .Clyde is l.1'ad. whe-ref'crt .s-h:il
.'. t ast? Can e t, !ring lhiin ha. '<




SWm a m r-Spondemt of
7-t CUw4fu Is attempt-
0 f m Clarks of-
him of a M to him. Denounac
td he lai emgressman as an
bl OPsy-4Iaer,- yet for
t n "tpy Yar tsM correspondent
s it t he has been cobected with
mme *iw-Mnper1 property, a
r ev w recognized for
Saeeme-y of Its news reports.
hem the cOrspondent goes on to
The statement to which Mr. Clark
U2 M read that Representa-
Oft*"&D of Indiana was 'elected
Sth'e place of Representative Clark
SPlrt. who had been serving n
t6 Cepcity, but who rendered him-
SON objectlomable to his party asso-
mist is the speakership and tariff
lgths to the house.* "
The rre"Ipodwent then says that
s-prcwtatlve Clark attempted rto
r"aw' th** Impression that because he
6 no"t a member of the democratic
eamarwsmtoal committee that the,"--
lr- *e. was not eligible to be its sec-
rTary T.e correspondent here?
we'"O,- what H04r T. Rainey of InI:-
eat". a staunch democrat, says in con-
rmatioB of his own theory that it is
8m w.ereary to be a member of the
rommitte to be its secretary, as fol-
**I think it is not necessary to s?-
bet a secretary from the membership
of the committee. My recollection its
thet nttil Mr. Clark was made secre-
tary (barley Edwards, whom you
hake- acted as secretary for many

Them the correspondent fires the
Valowtag shots at the congressman
fftm the ewoad Florida district:
"wsforw passing from this part of
Mr (lork's record it would be well to
state that during the last campaign
e afaidamed the oflce of the secre-
Smry of the democratic congressional
ramot tte In the beat of the fight,
mod threw spon subordinates the task
of disiargisg his duties. Will Mr.
Cltrk demy this? Will Mr. Clark deny
Mhat whem his place was at the head-
qm ers of his committee in this city
be was elsewhere? He tries to ex-
em, himself in this particular by as-
rwitlg that be contributed liberally
toward defraying the expenses of the
emptBm. I
"Twere- are a good many important
mait.-r for Mr. Clark to explain. On
March I.'* when congress assembled
is .i -ra se-slon upon the call of the
prw.td4*,t. the house immediately pr>-
smwe.4*-. to organize by the election 3f
a s w-leker and other officers and the
o.,*,lim of rules. On all ihe impor-
tam' rol1 calls that day Mr. Clark did
,mom \ e.i for the good reason that he
was w'ew pfwre'emt
Wh*.. taken to task by his col-
teague,* for his aimence Mr. Clark ex-
plsts*td that he had been in a sani-
(arium In New York state, and was
ph~scall" unable to be present.
Althouh Mr. Clark had been phy-
erafl!) usable to assist his party in
powasmttag the republicans organizing
W hou*si he appeared at the meet-
fs. whkch was held only a few days
btir for the purpose of championing
the cause of the insurgents. Demo-
er* prentit at the meeting in speak-
tN to onur correspondent of the won-
derful cure erfected in Mr. Clark's3
eee sugag ted that he should public-
l, ariaouene the' sanitarium at which
he had wn treated,. where a man one
d4s ti too incapacitated to be moved
a- a f'w days later is robust and
aekina a aght against the leaders of
S his own iarty
"Will Mr. ('lark question this state-

I ttnesslng what a burden public
Mfh t *o some men we are reminded
t ha' e-x.Cosgressman Lamar says:
I am enjoying private life. Do as
vou p-leas.. say what you please:
tra eI am you please. and no one so
aa you t.i"' Public life is fine in a
S wat but it is an exacting life. for you
hma-e the people to please always, and
|t i1 an eiptmsive life."
A imng while ago a great student
smd ""assy lies the head that

1w"rs a crown!"


Mitetr Lewis W. Zlm of the St. Au-
stt em Meteor must be a very weal-
thy or else a very brave man. Right
upes the heels of the statement of
enC4 gre0eisam William Bailey La-
ar "that my five years of congrei-
Imal Nfe nl Washington City cost
my wife uad I over seventy thousand
dgBMrs." Editor Zim announces his
em tdary for this oical plum. Mr.
f aay. he is impelled by consid,,r-
Maes of patriots. He is opposed
m reinge Mr. rrank Clark returned
tm eagreies mad In the absence of
rme better man making the race
agast him will undertake the task
Himself. Mr. Zim is now state sen-
ame from t. Jobhns county having
nhtedfta Judge W. A. McWilliams for
dat offe


et a small can of L & M. Home
i-, Varaish all ready for use.
Gass the fulftare with soap and wa-
s1 tge wtpe dry. Then apply one
at. It wAC make old fracture at a
-40 ON aomat nothing.
--d by Mdver & MacKay, Ocal.,
Uk (2)
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The city council met in regular ses-
sion September 21, 1909. President
Mefert called the meeting to order
and the following members were pres-
ent: L. W. Duval, E. T. Helvenston,
H. C. Jones, D. E. Mclver, T. B. Sny-
der and H. D. Stokes.
Minutes of last regular meeting
read and approved.
T. E. Bridges appeared in behalf of
the S. A. Rawls Co., stating that the
privilege of putting convicts in the
city jail had been withdrawn from
the said company on account of non-
compliance with contract, and stating
that the said company had always
paid all demands made on them for
keeping the said jail in a good sani-
tary condition in accordance witi
their agreement, and requested fur-
ther consideration in the matter. Re-
ferred to police committee with pov.'-
er to act.
J. H. Taylor appeared before the
council calling attention to the inade-
quate supply of water and showing
the necessity of placing fire hydrants
between Masters' warehouse an-i
Meffert & Taylor's. and requested
that a hydrant be placed 300 feet
north of the present hydrant on east
side of Osceola street. Granted.
Message from Mayor Robertson rel-
ative to sidewalks, water, lights, etc..
read and discussed.
On motion of Councilman Jones it
was ordered that one 100-c. p. light be
placed on the street near the corner
of M. C. Falana's store.
The E. L. committee was requested
to investigate and report back to the
council places where they thought
would be most needed to place nine
100-c. p. lights in the city; also to loik
into the placing of arc lights and re-
port whether or not there were any
that might be placed to better advan-
It was moved by Mr. Duval. and ca"-
ried, that the city attorney act with
the street committee for the enforce-
ment of the sidewalk ordinance of the
city of Ocala. It was the sense of th,.
council that if the city could have
the sidewalks put down by responmi-
ble parties according to the paving
ordinance and satisfy the said parties
for paving by transferring the paving
certificates to the parties doing the
work it would be to the best interest
of the city to do so.
Communication from Charles Pey-
ser relative to damage sustained to
his buggy by horse stepping inlo dra'.n
pipe. was referred to the street com-.
The clerk was instructed to write to
the Eureka Fire Hose Company an I
inform the said company that -their
bill would be forthcoming in about
six weeks; the bill being four months
open account or one year at six per
The semi- monthly pay roll of offi-
cers and E. L. department was order-
ed paid.
Mclver & MacKay were granted
privilege to unload brick for the Ma-
sonic lodge at the crossing near th
Jno. Dozier warehouse.
Councilman Stokes moved that
there be transferred from the E. L.
fund to the general fund the sum of
$361.90, that amount being the bal-
ance due the general fund by the E.
L. fund. Carried.
Councilman Dural moved that the
street committee be requested to use
the street sweeper at least threat
times a week, and sweep the streets
that are paved between the hours of
9 o'clock p. m., to daylight. Carried.
Mr. Dural moved that the sanita:.-
committee consult with the board ,of
health and ascertain if a good man
for the position of milk and meat in-

spector was available, and what the
cost to secure a competent man would
be. Carried.
The special committee heretofore
appointed to dispose of the city zoo
reported that an offer of twenty dol-
lars had been made for the cage. Ta-
The special committee on remodel-
ing the city market submitted their
report. which was accepted, and th?
said committee was instructed to go
ahead with the work.
The judiciary committee request-d
more time on ordinance referred to
them on gates and guards for rail-
road crossings, etc. Granted.
An ordinance entitled an ordinauc-e
defining wbo shall be legally author4z-
ed hack drivers within the corporate
limits of the city of Ocala; the meth-
od of qualifying as such hack drivers;
prescribing the duties of the city tax
collector relative thereto, and pre-
scribing a penalty for a violation of
the same was placed on second read-
ing and sections 1 to 19, inclusive,
were read and adopted.
Ordinance was thereupon placed on
second reading, read by title and
adopted as a whole.
The following report of the police
committee was read and adopted:
To the ity Council:

commend that their license be can-
celled October 1, and that they be nv-
tiffed to move.
The city clerk and assessor of tax-
es of the city of Ocala having com-
pleted the tax books of the city, sub-
mitted same to "the council for their
approval The said books were exam-
ined, found correct and approved by
the city council.
The clerk was ordered to turn the
tax books over to the collector to be-
gin collection October 1, 1909.
The books to close in 60 days, ac.
cording to law.
The council thereupon adjourned
until next regular meeting.
H. C. SISTRUNK, Clerk.


Judge Henry B. Brown, former su-
preme court justice, says:
"There is no question connected
with the administration of the laws so
fertile of litigation and so exacting
of public attention as divorces. Thous-
ands of decided cases have turn>?-l
upon their validity.
"The clergy have made them a spi-
cialty and have generally been ouc-
spoken in denunciation of the ac-
knowledged evils and discreely silent
in respect to their utility, ignoring the
distinction between the causes for
which they may be granted and the
procedure by which they are obtain-
"That separation of church ani
state which is a cardinal principle of
American jurisprudence is nowhere
more applicable than in that which
concerns the marriage relation.
"It is not perceived why the part-
nership created by marriage should
so far differ from a commercial part-
nership that one may be dissolved at
pleasure while the other is absolutely
"A proper regard for the interests
of the state, as well as the preserva-
tion of domestic happiness would
seem to require that when the whole
object of the matrimonial compact
had been defeated by the habitual,
persistent and uncontrollable conduct
of either party, and that relation
which should represent the acme of
human happiness is made to stand for
all that is most repugnant to our de-
sires and anticipations, a severance
of the ties should be permitted.
"I cannot recall a divorce fairly ob-
tained without fraud and upon due
and personal notice to the other side,
that did not apparently redound to the
welfare of the parties and prove a
real blessing."


On a !-r.-' right Alex. Benton of
Fort Ed--urJ. N. Y., climbed Bald
Monntnir. ta the home of a neighbor,
tortured y:). Asthma, bent on curing
him with Dr. King's New Discovery.
that had cured himself of Asthma.
This wonderful medicine soon reliev-
ed and quickly cured his neighbor.
Later it cured his son's wife of a se-
vere lung trouble. Millions believe
its the greatest Throat and Lung cure
on earth. Coughs. Colds, Croup,
Hemorrhages and Sore Lungs are
surely cured by it. Best for Hay Fe-
ver, Grip and Whooping Cough. 50c.
and $1. Trial bottle free. Guaran-
teed by Tydings & Co.


Notice is hereby given that the un-
dersigned, as special master in chan-
cery, under and by virtue of the au-
thority of a certain final decree ren-
dered by the Honorable W. S. Bul-
lock. judge, on the 21st day of June,
A. D. 1909, in the circuit court of the
fifth judicial circuit of Florida, in and

for Marion county in chancery, in a
certain cause therein pending where-
in William J. Crosby is complainant
and John E. Watts and Carrie A. Rol-
leston and Melvin P. Watts, heirs of
A. J. Watts, deceased, and Frank A.
Rolleston, husband of Carrie A. Rol-
leston. are defendants, will on
Monday, the 4th day of October, A. D.
at the south door of the court house
in Ocala. Marion county, Florida, dur-
ing the legal hours of sale, to-wit: 11
o'clock a. m., and 2 o'clock p. m., of-
fer for sale and sell to the highest
and best bidder for cash at public out-
cry the following described lands in
Marion county, Florida, to-wit: A
tract of land beginning at the south-
east corner of the southwest quarter
of the northeast quarter of section
six (6), township thirteen (13), south,
range twenty- one (21), east, thence
running north ten (10) chains, thence
west ten (10) chains, then south ten
(10) chains, thence east ten (10)
chains to point of beginning-contain-
ing ten acre, more or less. With all
its appurtenances thereunto belong-
ing, or in any wise appertaining, or
so much thereof as may be sufficient
to satisfy said final decree and costs
in said sale being made to satisfy said
final decree and costs, and the said
sale being made subject to the ap-
proval and confirmation by said court.
As Special Master in Chancery.
0. T. GREEN,
as Solicitor for Complainant.

"" "




Notice of Application for Letters
Notice is hereby given that the un-
dersigned will apply to the Honora-
ble Albert W. Gilchrist, governor of
the state of Florida, at Tallahassee,
Florida, on the 12th day of October,
A. D. 1909, for letters patent under
the following proposed charter:
Proposed Charter of the Florida Na-
tiona! Land Company
The undersigned hereby associate
themselves together for the purpose
of becoming incorporated under the
laws of the state .of Florida for the
transaction of the businesses set
forth in the following charter:
The name of this corporation shall
COMPANY, with its principal office
and place of business in the city of
Ocala, Florida. and its businesses
shall be conducted elsewhere in the
state of Florida or in any other state,
through branches, agencies or other-
wise, as may be necessary or conven-
The general nature of the business-
es to be conducted by said company
shall be as follows:
LAND-To acquire by purchase, to
lease, own, hold, sell, mortgage and
encumber improved and unimproved
real estate wherever situated; to sur-
vey, subdivide, plat and improve the
same for the purpose of sale or other-
wise; to construct, operate and erect
thereon houses, buildings, light and
power plants, machinery and appli-
ances; to furnish water power and
electricity for irrigation, power or
lighting purposes; to construct, oper-
ate and maintain roadways, tram-
ways, sawmills and other similar en-
LUMBER-To buy, sell, trade and
deal in timber, and to buy, sell, trade
and deal in lumber, shingles and all
similar products.
FRUITS-To raise, grow, buy, sell,
trade and deal in fruits, vegetables.,
seeds and all kinds of agricultural
GENERAL STORES-To build, ac-
quire, lease own, hold, sell, mortgage,
maintain and operate general stores
for the purchase and sale of all kinds
of commodities.
STOCKS-To purchase, or other-
wise acquire, and to hold, sell, assign,
transfer, mortgage, pledge or other-
wise dispose of shares of *the capital
stock, bonds or debentures or other
evidences of indebtedness created by
any other corporation or corporations,
domestic or foreign, and while the
holder thereof to exercise all the
rigl:ts and privileges of ownership, in-
cluding the right to vote thereon..
the good will. business, property and
assets, and to assume or undertake
the whole oc any part of the liability
of any person, firm, association or
corporation. and to pay for the same
in cash, stock, bonds. debentures or
other securities of this corporation,
or otherwise, as the directors may de-
and everything necessary, suitable,
convenient or proper for the accom-
plishment of any of the purposes or in
the attainment of any one or more of
the object. herein enumerated or in-
cidental to the powers herein named,
or which shall at any time appear
conducive or expedient for the pro-
tection or benefit of the corporation,
either as holders of or interested in
any property or otherwise, with all
the powers now or hereafter confer-
red by the laws of Florida under the
act hereinafter referred to.
It is in the intention that the ob-
jects specified in this article be in no
wise limited nor restricted by refer-
ence to or inference from the terms
of any other clause or paragraph in
this charter, but that the objects spe-
cified in each of the clauses of th4s
article shall be regarded as independ-
ent objects.
The amount of the capital stock au-
thorized shall be twenty-tour thous-
and dollars ($24,000). to be divided
into 240 shares of the par value of
$100 each. Any of said authorized
capital stock may be paid either whol-
ly or in part in cash or in property,
labor or services, at a just valuation,
to te fixed by the incorporators or
directors at a meeting called for such
purpose. And any property, labor or

services may be purchased and paid
for with capital stock at a just valua-
tion of such property. labor or ser-
vices, to be fixed by the incorporators
or directors as above specified. Not
less than 10 per cent. of the authoriz-
ed capital stock shall be subscribed
for before the company shall transact
any business. All of the authorized
capital stock may be issued and paid
for at sucl- time or times, and on
such terms and conditions as the
board of directors may designate.
This corporation shall have succes-
sion by its corporate name perpetual-
ly and shal! exist perpetually.
The business of this corporation
shall be managed by a president, one
or more vice presidents, a secretary,
treasurer and board of directors, con-
sisting of not less than three mem-
bers nor more than thirteen mem-
bers. the number thereof to be fixed
by the stockholders of the company in
the by-laws. One person may hold
any two or more of the above offices,
except that the same person shall
not oe president and treasurer.
The first annual meeting for the
election of directors by the stockhold-
ers shall be held on the second Tues-
day of February, 1910, and the stock-
holders mai provide for the time of
holding the annual meeting of the
stockholders in the by-laws thereaf-
The incorporators and stockholders
shall meet on the 20th day of October,


Clerk Circuit Court. Marion (o.. FlI


In the Circuit Court of the Fifil.
dicial Circuit of Floridt in an.i
Marion t -unty-In Cha:.cery
Susan Taylor, Compla'nsit., -,
ward Taylor, Defendant-Order
Constructive Service.


W. Owen Gandy, Vice PresMemt.
Charles S. Painter, secretary.
W. Morris Jones, Treasurer.
The said officers to constitute the
first board of directors.
The highest amount of Indebted-
ness or liability to which this corp-
ation may at any time subject Itsef
shall be $50,000.
The names and residences of the
subscribing incorporators. together
with the number of shares of the cap-
ital stock subscribed by each, are as
James J. Vorpe. Van Wert. Ohio. 60
W. Owen Gandy, Fort Wayne. Indi-
ana, 60 shares.
Charles S. Pointer. Chicago. Illinois.
W. Morri; Jones, Chicago. Illinois.
State of Ohio,
County of Van Wert-ss
Before the undersigned. a nttars
public in and for the county of Van
Wert, in the state or Ohio. lpersmally
appeared James J. Vorpe, to )me -ell
appeared James W. Vorpe. to me' well
known, and kn,,wn to be the indlth.1
ual described in and who subml-ribe-.
his name to the foregoing priqnp-di
charter, and acknowledged that he .
ecuted the same for the purpo-,.
therein expressed.
Witness my hand and official seal
at Van Wert, Ohio. this Is t day of
September. A. I). 1909.
(Seal.) 0. A. AIALYRI'T
Notary Public in and for Van Wert
County, Ohio.
My commission expires Ma 12.
State of Indiana.
County of Allen-ss.
Before the undersigned, a notary
public in and for the county of Allea.
in the state of Indiana. personally ap
peared W. Owen Gandy, tc me well
known and known to be th., Individ-
ual described in and who subecrited
his name to the foregoing proposed
charter and acknowledged that he es-
ecuted the same for the purposes
therein expressed.
Witness my hand and official at
Ft. Wayne Indiana, this 31st day of
August, 1909.
Notary Public in and for Allen Cons-
ty, Indiana.
My commission expires June 11.
State of Illinois.
County of Cook-ss.
Before the undersigned. a notary
public in and for the county of C('ok
and state of Illinois. personally at,
peared Charles S. Painter and W
Morris Jones. to me well known andI
known to be the individuals de'erri-l.i
in and who subscribed their name* to
the foregoing proposed charter and
acknowledged that they executed the
same for the purposes therein ex
Witness my hand and oMfcial swa.l
at Chicago, Illinois. hlis 2nd day of
September, A. D. 1960
Notary Public in and for Co-k C('ou
ty, Illinois.
My commission expires February
20, 1912. 9-10

Of Application for Tax Deed Under
Section 8 of Chapter 4989. lawo
of Florida
Notice is hereby given that (' R
Veal, purchaser of tax certificate N.,
2, dated the 1st day of July. A D
1907, has filed said certificate In my
office and has made application for
tax deed to issue in accordance with
law. Said certificate embraces the
following described property situated
in Marion county. Florida. to-wit
North half of southeast quarter .f
northwest quarter and sonthwe- t
quarter of southeast quarter of north
west quarter, section 17. township 15.
south, range 20. east. The said aland
being assessed at the date of the tisu
ance of such certificate in the nanw
of Mary E. Smith.. Unless said rT
tificate shall be redeemed according
to law, tax deed will issue there'n on
the 11th day of October. A. D !9"
Witness my official signature and
seal this the 4th day of September. A.
D. 1909.
(Seal.) S. T. SISTRINK.

for W Y.

Ci 'Itfors l. 400i WN s I" a
for' woos hartug *lisa
&Wgo# sbo he asses40 f Fu

It is ordered that the defendant ert 4* ,ee pnesi pen I
herein named, to-wit: Edward Taylor.. 'ob usadfela ged I
be and he is hereby required to ap- within ea e r f e m
pear to the bill of complaint fled in l istoe L4 L Pps'
this couse on or before 191 MAl T
Monday, the 12th day of Nevember.' As AdmlaBerta u f of
10 P raea D f ot 86
It is further ordered that a copy of -- --
this order be published once a weie -9-kN
for eight consecutive weks In the *
Ocala Banner. a newspaper published Of Applirat. e foer I ** e*
in said county and state. ewa UmI

This 9th day of September. l19W,. N ete*. o m
(Seal.) S. T. B81TRINK. It i day o fe A ___ M
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion Co.. la. *a y ,' 9 e i --
9-10. cteoty ag f to God a|
-- --- ty. sle t f soPt 1
Department of the latelftr. th0rlam aso. as
U. S. Land Office at Gainesville. PhM or haer of t esimm
August 14. I1m. mlm. daemm sn ** i. .
Notice is hereby given that Willam eaS the iA&au
T. Henderson of GrahaMmvlle. tnorita. tm mid i .ne
who, on September 22. 1902. made ad- el- M e
joining homestead entry IS. No. 4i1u11 1 u9
01964), No. 31764. for southeast Q-ar- Matw M em er M
ter southeast qurater. ectes 12. the wetest- 1
township 15, south. rang 33. 2 east. 6 01"M
Tallahassee meridian, has led metlee twet-y 80 mau
of intention to make Sial *v ye r Fsrtd. noMte mat
proof, to establish claim to the ho d te"s Va= atm
above described, before the lerktOf saalm, a 6s6 01
the circuit court at Oeala. Vla.. o tn e LMa r.
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mps oe t e spirit of the
e the taet that his race
ter. happier. healthier. llvin-.
toMr tI keepn a with their
isewmmen s and abilities
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s bele harried by the
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their natural channel inclined more
to the lower instead of the higher na-
ture) the white' man is largely re-
"With the passing of the old negro
slave passes the hope of the negro
race, unless those of the younger gen-
eration are stopped from their down-
ward course, caused to reason with
their own situation and convinced to
the truthfulness of the final result, be-1
comes willing to follow the teachings
of the conservative white man, re-
spects him and his interests as the
old slave has done. Why should they
persist in blazing their own trail
when results of the past forty years
show they are receding instead of
progressing in the essentials to the
upbuilding of country and industrious
The recent wave of prosperity that
has swept the southern states has
laid opportunity at the negro's feet
in manner of financial assistance,
to take marked strides of progress
in home building, education and relig-
ion. There has been power of control
in the vast millions of dollars thmt
should have replaced our magnificent
forests of yellow pine with modern
homes, farms, factories, schools and
Where are they as a race today?
Penniless, homeless, demoralized, dis-
eased, educated only in the Prts and
sciences of gambling and shunning
honest labor; drifting further away
from the hope of future ct'izenship.
With the passing away of the olHd
negro slave passes the greAt I ace le-
ver that has held the younger gener
ation within the bounds cf hope-
the great teacher that would have in-
stilled conservatism into the youi:wger
minds had their teachings iot been
destroyed by the poison doc :ines of
meddlers and race-war advocates. !T
is a dangerous policy of any race of
people to be led into the belief that
they can accomplish the impossible.
That they are stronger than th,-y
really are-that their intellectual
powers have laid dormant all these
years and have only to be stimulatc.l
a bit when they will rise to heights
never before scaled by human minds.
Such policies, when attempted to be
practiced, will have a tendency to de-
moralize, disturbing the natural anl
successful pursuits of a contente-l
people. It will also create an anti-la-
boring sentiment-the great enemy of
production. It will create a spirt of
Jealousy in the lower classes, attended
with an attempt-not to rise-but to
drag the higher down. To disregard
skill, science, knowledge accomplish.
ment. invention and talent. To ride
rough-shod to the power of govern-
mental control and march onward to
glory undisturbed.
The teachings of the noblest of th?
negro race, tested and true, are: The
natural home of the negro is the sun
ny south, whose tropical climes jus-
tity to his peculiar nature. His natu-
ral pursuits are aiding the great agri-
cultural interests from which he re-
ceives the richest blessings-food,
clothing, health and happiness.-P.-',
ter Stanley, in Pensae'la Journal.


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The Duty of County Commissioners
Regarding the Prisoners When
They Are Released
Tallahessee, Fla., Sept. 20.-Gov-
ernor Albert W. Gilchrist has issued
the following to the various boards of
county commissioners of Florida:
To the Boards of County Commission-
ers of the Several Counties of Flor-
Gentlemen-For your information I
herewith enclose a printed copy of
chapter 5963, acts of 1909, being "An
act to amend section 4109 of the gen-
eral statutes of the state of Florida,
relating to labor of county convicts,
as amended by chapter 5705, acts ef
1907," and respectfully invite your ai-
tention to the following provision of
chapter 5963, with which your board
should comply without delay:
"It shall be the duty of all boards
of county commissioners hiring o'ut
convicts for work to make provis!cn
for each convict so leased or hired
out to receive, upon being discharged,
transportation back to the place from
which he was sentences, or its equiv-
alent in money for such purpose, and,
in addition, the sum of three dollars
($3.00) when his sentence is for a less
period than four months, and for all
prisoners whose term of sentence
shall be more than four months the
sum of five dollars ($5.00), the same
to be paid out of the hire deriveJ
from the lease of said convicts.
"And when the county commission-
ers work their prisoners on the public
works of the county the same
amounts shall be paid to the prison-
ers discharged from said works out
of the fine and forfeiture fund of the
county, the same as is above provi.I-
ed when the convicts are leased.


Millions of Stomachs Refuse to Do
Their Work Properly
All over this broad land million of
stomach owners are be'ng held in hu-
miliating subjection juit because they
are so stubborn that they will not ac-
cept a fair, square and broad minded
Life is short for all of us; it w!'!i be
shorter for those who let their stem-
achs go from bad to womse.
The Postoffice Drug Stor.e has a fa-
mous prescription called Mi-o-na, and
they believe so thoroughly in its re-
markable curative power that they
say to every owner of a distressed
stomach that they guarantee Mi-o-na
tablets to cure acute or chronic indi-
gestion and all stomach ailments ,or
money back and the price is only 50
cents a box.
And still there are stubborn people
right in Ocala who won't accept this
offer, but continue to suffer from gas
on stomach, belching of sour food,
stomach pains, foul breath, dizziness,
biliousness and backaches, just be-
cause-just because-that's all, there
is no other reason.
Mi-o-na tablets stop dyspeptic ago-
ny in five minutes; they cure obsti-
nate cases of indigestion and turn
the old stomach into a new one in a
few weeks-or money back.

U EM~kA P.

Xith fife and drum and loud acclaim,
Pack to the state the guv-nor came.
Excuse this levity. It's madness.
We like the governor.-Pensacola
The pole itself seems to have been
. cold gold brick.
The Norto Carolina republicans are
sere. They are displeased with the
, ppointment of the census enumera-


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