The Ocala banner

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The Ocala banner
Uniform Title:
Ocala banner (Ocala, Fla. 1883)
Alternate Title:
Ocala daily banner
Alternate Title:
Daily banner
Alternate Title:
Place of Publication:
Ocala Marion County Fla
The Banner Pub. Co.
Creation Date:
October 1, 1909
Publication Date:
Weekly[<Jan. 3, 1890-Mar. 5, 1943>]
Weekly[ FORMER Aug. 25, 1883-Dec. 28, 1888]
Daily (except Sunday)[ FORMER Dec. 30, 1888-<Apr. 29, 1889>]


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

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Ocala Florida

Local and Personal.

S Mrs. Henry W. Long of Martel was
o two shopping Tuesday.

Mr. Gas Morton Is again in Ocala
r00101 old acquaiatances.

Mr. Maz Rich of Rockwell was a
Sh victor to Ocala Tuesday.

Thers as more ways of advertis-
Mg t printing yoer professional

Nr. f Taylor. representing th3
SSpecialties Sales Campany,
--e *a .oes vittor Tuesday.

Mr. Alms. Holly was registered at
do 0- MHuse yesterday. He is
am Iwtag Ia Lakeland and is pros-
i M Is y home.

Mlss ft Jewett opened a small
p tw- -ed-l on Monday. She has
evvag popf and they are delighted
with ibWr now teacher.

Whe ia Ocala don't forget Hogan's
l He will do all in his power to
it pleasat for yoa. Hogan. the
Wbshey men. X
Mr. L. Cary., who spent sever-
wems at aUd1l Springs, Tenn., says
be is gid to get back home; that
very tae be goes away and returns
be thinks more and more of Florida.

Mr. g. IL savage, Jr, who lives Ir
it thM ward. is rejoicing in the
Wth at a gfrL The sweet little one
was Won oe Tuesday morning. Its
neWm I made the household radi-
UKt w" joy.

ULI~W When you are at home
ge W yeer orders. When in town
gob ot plaee headquarters. Hogan's
Pcm. the whiskey man. x
Mrs lllott, who spent the winter
in Omla three years ago, has come
bek to this city and expects to make
tM be home. Mrs. Elliot is a fashion-
ame in w-maker, and has apartments
at te residence of Mrs. A. C. Cobb.

Pr. JewFh C. Mathers of Fleming-
sm wa a conspicuous figure on oune
t1re ts Tuesday. In his palmy days
br was the strongest political factor
to the t fsty ,and there was a saying
Sw Joe Aathews goes so goes the
m eety." He has about retired no'v.
fe the husttags.

S Theoe is no game law against any-
am bunting for PLANK'S CHILL
TOWIC. It's guaranteed to cure Ma-
arta, Chhis and Fever. Price 25
ino- per.bettle. Ask your dealer.
e1- probe& knIow. 8-3

O Ct.- A. Lytle was a visitor
Tusay. He I& ia his eighty-seconI
r. ed bantered the editor of th-
S)inalsa r for a foot race or a
v~etag mateh He was feeling th-1
as oft this splendid weather we
| w vlt and be looked as it he felt
S aI tha he a eaylag. He has lived
in a old age and bids fair to live
M-g Mgew.

,-TW A NOTICEB-11x14 Inch-
,. .ae at this oce, 10c. each,
a 0 a d Apply Ocala Banner

Mr. Abut W. Jort ot Electra was
6 ga TuMra y, and said that he
~Aa.a. .ml.I

Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Veal were in
Ocala Tuesday interviewing our mer-
chants, and Mr. Veal paid this office
a very pleasant visit. Mrs. Veal is
one of the contestants in the north-
ern district for one of the diamond
rings, and has made a splendid raco.
When she has not led she has bee-i
second in the race, and has led often-
er than holding second place. Tomor-
row will telP the whole story.

The Osceola Athletic Association
held a meeting Tuesday afternoon,
and it was d&eided to open the gymna-
sium on October Ist. All the memn
bers are requested to be present on
the opening day. There is no division
of sentiment as to the good that the
exercise taken in a gymnasium loe.,.
and every young man ought to be a
patron of it. Physical development
ought to go hand in hand w!th intel-
lectual development.

Marsh hen hunters took advantax.
of the high tide Saturday afternoon.
to bag numbers of these toothsome
birds, as the water drove them from
the fastnesses of the marshes. The
banging of guns indicated an abun-
dant supply of ammunition and a bl~
supply of targets.-St. Augustine Rec-


Rev. Campbell Gray, Rector.
Friday, Oct. 1-Evening prayer at
7:30 p. m.
October 3rd
Holy communion, 7:30 a. m.
Morning prayer, 9:30 a. m.
Sunday school, 10 a. m.
Holy communion with sermon, 11 a.
Evening prayer with sermon, 7:309
p. m.


The lion in the jungle sat, and sad-
ly said: "Where are we at? Wher..!
did our boasted freedom slide, for
which our fathers bled and died? I
don't object to being shot," he mur-
mured to a hippopot, "when he who
comes along to shoot is hired by
Smithson's institute; for if he shoo'.s
me full of holes I know that scientific
souls will some day scan my mount-
ed frame, and use me in their lecture
game; and thus I'll educate the far
and blooming poletariat. But there
is neither sense nor rhyme in dodging
kodaks all the time; photographers
have grown so thick that I can hea"
their shutters click all day among
the jungle trees, and also their 'look
pleasant, please!' And now the pen-
cil artists come to send home pictures
wierd and bum; it keeps me posing
all day long, and I avow this thing is
wrong! I always fear they'll 'snap'
me when I'm just emerging from my
den ere I've had time to shine my
claws or clean my teeth or shave my
jaws It sends a pink pain through
my spleen to think that some fool
magazine may print my picture any
day and make me seem some jungle
jay, who's cured of 57 ills by taking
Dr. Teddy's pills."-Walt Mason, the
Poet% Philosopher.



We are told that the government
"Later on I will formulate the pla- ...
Lr surveyors are engaged in a prelimi-
form upon which I shall stand," says nary survey to establish a route for a
Lewis Zim, announced candidate for ship canal across Florida. This, we
congress in the second district think, is the forty-eleventh time. A
against Frank Clark. friend has sent us a copy of the Ocala
The average reader, unacquainted Banner of February 7th, 1874. We
S. quote an extract from the principal
with the peculiar political conditions eiorial-
prevailing in Florida, would feel im- "When other internal improvement
spelled to remark: "Isn't the dem> projects pall on the public Hiind, th?
,...eughfor him'." inevitable canal across the Flcrida pe-
cratic platorm o enough for him.g ,, -
ct ninsular is certain to re-ent,'r !upon,
That's one of the difficulties of de- the stage of discussion.'
mocracy in Florida. Then, in its news columns it con-
There is no "democratic platforma" tains an account of Congressman Jo
I Since the party ceased the time-hon- siah T. Walls, colored, who then iep-
orcd custom of holding conventions, resented Florida in congress, as ap-
!eveiy democrat who has run for ot- pearing before the senate tranvporti.-
Sfice in Florida has had a platform ur- tion committee. He made a speech. of
to himself, or has built himself one some duration, in which he urg '1 !1h
according to his individual plans an I construction of this canal.
specifications-or had it built for him From the same paper we nmal,. the
by friends who were more skilled in following quotation:
campaign carpentry, or who had pur- "The legislature has appropriated
poses to serve. $1000 to defray the expenses of Colo-
Hence the declaration of a candi- nel Phillip H. Raiford to visit Wash-
Slati for a democratic nomination to ington and advocate the construction
a democratic nof the 'Gulf Coast Landlock' d Water
congress that he "will formulate a Route.'"
platformm" i, not so startling as it, Senator Fletcher is now advocating
sounds, a similar measure, which shows that

If he doesn't formulate one, he will
have none.
The Florida democracy once had a
platform, upon which all good demo-
crats in the state could stand. But-
This was in the olden time, long ago.
Hence we will have a Clark plat-
form and a Zim platform in this par-
ticular contest; while in the senator-
ial contest we will have not less than
five. One of these has already been'
submitted to the public-that of
Claude L'Engle, which is cleverly
built, and no less artfully than won-
derfully made.
Out of the great number and varie-
ty of platforms which the democrats
of Florida have to inspect every pri-
mary year, we may get a few tim-
bers of real democratic stuff, but
-these timbers are so surrounded and
wedged in between personal and fac-
tional timbers that the genuine mate-
rial gets lost in the mix-up.
The platform of the average Florida
candidate is a distressing piece of
patchwork. He gets a few planks
from the Denver platform, a few from
the o!d Parker platform, a few from
the original Cleveland structure, may-
Le one or two from the populists and
the balance from local and personal
interests and fastens them togethe-
over-nighlt with the nails of personal
ambition. When he gets through, the
combination is one for which no suit-
able name can be found and bear0.
about as much resemblance to a dem-
ocratic platform as does a dry goods
box to a grand piano.-Tampa Trib-


It is said that the amount of ele--
tric light turned on the Hudson river
from all sources last Saturday night
was 1,000,000,000 candle power.
W. J. Lampton, in the New Yoi k
World, reduces this enormous illumi-
nation to actual candles, with the fol-
lowing interesting results:
One billion candles to light up thel
Hudson river for one evening! The
ordinary tallow candle of the olden
times weighed about two ounces. That
means 2,000,000,000 ounces of tallow,
or 125,000,000 pounds, 62,500 tons, or
3125 carloads; and allowing 80 pounds
of tallow to each thousand-pound ani-
mal, 150,000 head of cattle would be
required for the product. A tallow
candle was about eight inches long
and the wick in it was always do i-
bled, which would give sixteen 0il-
lion inches of wick for a billion can-
dles. This would more than reach
around the world, as the figures re-
duced to miles will show. As for the
candles themselves, they would reach
half way around and lap over if laid
end to end. Tallow candles ought to
be worth about two cents each---that
is to say, a billion candles would oc
worth two billion cents, and as a hun-
dred cents go to the dollar, this woui i
give the cost of the candles at $20,-
000,000, an item of expense whica
would have staggered even a Nc-v
York show committee's liberality. And.
as for lighting, that many candles,
think of the labor item, please. Say
one man could light 500 an hour aloug
a line, bunched, it would require 2,
000,000 men, beginning at 6 o'clock to
get them lighted by 7. At as low a
wage as 25 eents an hour. it would
---J- td _

great measures and great bodies move


Those sitting in front of the fire sta-
tion last night witnessed a very pe-
culiar occurrence. Every little while
there would be a shower of small shot.
Where they came from was a mys-
teiy. The strange part of it was the'
shot seemed to descend directly from
the heavens. It may have been fro:i
a passing balloon, or the recent earth-
quake may. have upset things. The
showers continued at intervals for an
hour, but where they came from was
a riddle that could not be unraveled.

The editor of this paper took an au
tomobile ride Thursday as far down
the Stokes' Ferry road as Mr. Parker
and his gang of men are at work, cut-
ting the right of way and removing
the trees and stumps from the same.
This road is run as straight as the
crow flies, and when hardened will be
one of the best automobile driveways
in the county. It will connect wita
other roads in other counties and will
be the shortest route to the city of
Tampa. The automobile has come to
stay and it is promoting the building
of good roads in all sections of the
country, and Florida ought to lead all
other states, as roads here can be
built so much more cheaply. Men all
along the road are getting out cross-
ties for Mr. Ray's new road and the
road itself is shortening the distance
of the grade from Ocala. The hands
are now grading in this direction, and
will be on this side of the Chambliss
fields before the end of the week.

Mr. and Mrs. Z. C. Chambliss aie
back from their summer vacation.
They went as far as New Mexico, an 1
as they traveled by easy stages they
enjoyed what they saw immensely.
and they saw a great deal. Mr. Chain-
bliss is a keen observer, and he went
to study conditions and catch on io
new ideas, and he will be kept busy
for some time utilizing his increased
knowledge in promoting many new
schemes. Mr. and Mr.s Chamblif-s
had a great big time, and are more
and more impressed with the bigness
of our country and the bigness of its

Mr. D. W. Tompkins, of the firm of
Tompkins and Cobb, expects to lea-?.
Ocala Monday for Atlanta, Nashville,
St. Louis and other markets for the
purpose of buying tbfe very best hors-
es and mules to be found, and as ne.
is an expert in the sizing up of an an-
imal a good selection may reasonably
be expected. Mr. Cobb will take or-
ders for the purchase of either
or mules. See him before he go,-s,
and let him know just the sort of a
horse you want alid he will get it for
you. x

Mr. P. L. Durisoe, who resides
across the river, says that as he was
coming to Ocala Thursday a fine wild
turkey flew immediately over him, but
remembering that the game law, as
to turkeys, was still in force as 1o
fines and sentences, he refrained
from shooting, although the tempta-
tion was very great.

The Walter Ray railroad is rapidly
approaching the incorporated pre-
cincts of our city. It is now on this
side of the Chambliss fields on the

To the Editor or the Sun.
Sir-We of the south feel warmly
toward the Sun because of its fat,
ness to the south and th, souther.
I am enclosing with this a market I
copy of the Hndleriknvill, (N. C('
French Broad Hutler of Septemtb.r
1, 1909. which contains an edltorti &I
on James P. Aiken. a colored i-tis'ea
of Brevard, N. C., who met his daltew
by the explosion of a chemical tangi
while assisting in fighting a flro .A.
Brevard on August 25. 190I.
I knew Jim Aiken personally. anJ
he was a fair and honest man. ad4 ti
has occurred to me that his ee prow'
slon of the appreciation of a good s
gro in the south might be of iatereut
to you. Jim Aiken had no whito bhlnd
in his veins. He was a fall-bkoo ed
"ginger-cake" negro, and looked it.
Charlotte, N. C., September.
* *

"We wish to drop a flower upon the
newly made grave of J. P. Aike,. who
met a tragic death in a fear acee-
dent at BFevard on last T d y
morning, the details of which we.r-
published in these columns the 4%y
following. The writer has knows Jim
Aiken intimately for fifteen years am4
does not hesitate to say that be was
an honest, industrious negro. and os-
who was admired by all who hasv
him, both white and colored. He at-
tended to his own business aad 4tl
not interfere with other people's he
iness; was polite and respectful t
his white friends, obliging, landui*-
ous and true to every trust repw. I
In him. In the opinion of the editor
of this newspaper Jim Alken was th,-
best negro In the United States. Ae
possessed many noble traits of char-
acter, and members of his race woul I
profit by emulating the example ,of
their deceased friend In their roster'
with events of future life.
"Jim Aiken knew his place, and wes
perfectly content wHh hiM lot in lit.-
Kind-hearted, accommodating. Inde
trious, he was ever ready t,) eawst
those in distress, andl here iA one ~*n?
ore-1 man who left the, world ht'--.r
thvn he found i. And he lelitwi 'o
maks it s,).
"Jim eschewed politics years as a.
and was one n'gro who %oted for bus
friends, regardlle-s of their political
affiliations. He was prominent in *h.'
church and society circles of th rc ..
ored people and an enthusiatir sup
porter of fraternal orders and all o'h
er objects looking to the bettrmetnt
of the race. Bre-ard will miss him.
"The funeral services over the .s,
mains of this esteemed colored m.*.i
were conducted from the First Ba
twist church (white, of Br-var.l. and **
a mark of respect to his memory th,
business houses of the town were
closed during the hour of servi-<-
This was fitting, and Indicates thi-
feeling entertained by southern whi. *
people for a negro who shown him1 'If
worthy."-New York Sun.

Expended $8.35 for I.- & M Paint
to fix up his house. If for sale it
would fetch a god price. The painter
said it was 3 gallons of oil they mais-
ed with 4 gallons of L. & M. that 14i
the ob at 1-3 less cost than ever be-
fore. Its coloring is bright, beautiful
and lasting. It won't have to be paint.
ed again for 12 to 15 years, boea-se
the L. & M. Paint is Zinc Metal Ox
Ide combined with White Lead. sad
wears and covers like gold.
Sold by Mclver & Ma*Xay. Orats.
I say, do your drinking at Ho1a's
place. There you'll fiBad pare goods
Hogan, the mail order man. a

The Ocala iron Works report as
improvement in business. Several t
the phosphate mines are openag up.
,whtek means greater increased hbe
iness all along the line.

Hon. W. D. Cam is bhavit a Ow4
many nice things shipped eat to
home. and is "d-lma ahat" a net


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4 6W =da. Mr. LAmal IL

a. CL -m has y oae to

I d wieh f e r.

Man nPgMw d taally will more
life the beas vacated by
M Md. Gmoe having pur-
f t rm Mrs. Matate Lyles.

Mr. V. T. Pher of Jacksonville,
b tet Mr. A. J. Albritton at
Wa e vidmgs in Ocala Thura-

EM. d Mrs. A. P. Gllmore and
bave msved Into Rev. J. P.
*9Otta Itrnmt of Mr. '.
V. o'm"s aldmee.

It bI o atf Mr. and Mrs. Alonso
0-0-a of Tampa was gladdened
0VIW wedis a" by the birth of a
Mo Mrs. McMullen was ftor-
G Mtam Ea Jetords.

IMa M. I. Summer. a member of a
PONIly family of Ocala. was in
M imrlie yesterday. and is pleas-
* ~dm 4 itriled at the Aragon during
StO It thn Te city.-Times-Union.
R. D. Mathews. a leading citi-
I f Onla. paM Jacksonville a brief
M peam"ay. and is making his
,A -- at the Everett while .n
a dty.--Tmes-Union.

Mr. AX t Ao Graham is visit-
be NnQ-e Passw and says that
SBs to besthl port on earth. Is is de-
410 to eme to the front with a

m. .L T. Mtrumk aad her daugh-
0& Vtebga. who have been spending
41 fIe "s at Tate Springs and Gal-
ft rtima tIn Tennessee. have
M bam..

Mr. Mntal Atkinson of Old-
em and Mr. T. N. Davis of 8ummer-
M were two well known out of town
ina Oeala om Thursday, and
ft MH us the homor of calling at
SWr -e Their visits are always
l appreciated by us.

NIm. C. R. Tydings has purchased
ft- Mr. Woodrow the residence ad-
- her bome on Oklawaha aven-
-. f, wti It the near future make
gm"y Chames and improvements un
W perwerty. This is the house fo.:-
soft owned by Dr. W. V. Newsom.

Mrs. Sally Dell Croom and her
Sa y a sam. Hardy, are in
a fo ter a few days' visit to Judge
h J*U and Mims Daisy Bell. Mrs.
Stea nd Master Hardy have been
| 1 4Ma- the past month in Asheville,

Mr. 0. G. Weston of this city ani
weae6ma. Mr. C. Y. Miller of Leroy
WI Mr. L Ballard of Cornell were
the at-aoftown Masons who
| m i attend the laying of the
I g- er ms1 o rr new temple-the-

Mr. W. T. Headersan of Lynne was
i t w. Wedaelsday proving up h's
agg d eatry 11e ,ays that the
4ae dally showe- that have visit-
eI ha *etIom for the past several
-s have seriously interfered wit'i
s evitag of hay. but that the weath-
er Ias mow amne and a good crop may
pet be recorded.
Mr. J. Y. Miller of York, Mr. Alfrel
retaer of Pedro. Mr. H. R. Shaw of
ee. C. W. Rush and C. H. Thbl-
ft f Dawnelon. and quite a number
of thers from all parts of the coun-

ty attended the laying of the corner
s eaw ceremonies in this city Thurs-

S lawm Lucile Moore and Clara
Jahaeam are now at DeLand, where
; h, will be students at the John B.
f ftaetm University. Miss Moore wa3
easrtIed from the Ocala High
I ab Mlast term. and is an unusually
~I t1 young girl. Both she and Miss
a-laM will reflect great credit on

K Wyd Chaille. who has been a mem-
bwr t the grass widowers' club all
ammwr. Is rejoicing today over his
emapseat from the club. caused by
Oe plecteld arrival tonight of Mrs.
C60MP and their little son. who have
I bse tI Teveawe and Gorgia all
r -g- r.-Mlami Metropolis.

Mr. D. A. Clark of Martel has pur.-
4Mald a very handsome home at Hen-
-iBeill. N. C. Mr. and Mrs.
Ctft have been spending the sua-
ar maea at Hendersonville for a
wr ymrs and are so well
@NW ith that place that they de-
4Me to prehase a home there.
IBM. J. B. Webb of Kendrick has
gt ret rmd home from a summer
onIn ta Calforaia with her son and
SeatiUveus. She reached Ocala



It is with a gefn sense of sorro'

that this paper announces the death
of Mr. Cha. O'Malley Fay. The dis-
tressing event occurred Tuesday
night at the Marion county hospital.
The deceased belonged to a proa:-
mlent South Carolina family, and,
moving to Florida, first settled at
IAesburg. He came from Leesburg
to Ocals. He then resided for a shot
while at Port Inglis, and afterwards
purchased a farm near Belleview anl
a home in the little town. He will be
greatly missed at all these places, for
he was well known in all of them,
and was greatly beloved by those who
knew him, for he was a genial and a
most lovable man.
Mr. Foy was a great friend to the
newspapers and had a natural foul-
ness for literature. His pen was pro-
lific, and he was the author of many
fugitive poems that, because of their
intrinsic merit, found their way int3
the columns of many of the newspa-
pers of the country. He was a rega-
lar contributor for the Leesburg Com-
mercial, the Tampa Times and both
the Ocala papers. He possessed true
poetic genius and he was most versa-
tile, some of his poems dealing in wit,
numor, satire and pathos, and "J.-
serve a place in our historical society.
When the Confederate monument
was unveiled in Ocala, at the request
of the ladies who had the same in
charge. Mr Foy contributed a beauti-
ful poem for the occasion, which was
read with fine effect, and received the
most favorable criticism; and, again,
when the patriotic citizens of Belle--
view had a Fourth of July celebration,
participated in mostly by the large
number of northern settlers there.
Mr. Foy was called on by a delega-
tion for a poem and it fitted the occi-
sion so well that it formed a chief
place on the program, and it received
very high commendations.
Mr. Foy was an affable, urbane, ami-
able gentleman, and won his way into
the affections of those he mingled
with, and they were pleased to Ib'
counted as his friends.
The last time the writer saw h'ni
he talked very courageously bf death
and looked upon it as one who lays
down to pleasant dreams. To him it
had no terrors.

The L. F. Driver Lumber Company
has just been incorporated at Thom-
asville, Ga., with a capital of $100,000.
They will deal in wholesale lumber
and in timber lands, beginning busi-
ness at once. Mr. L. F. Driver is th?
president of the new company and the
others interested with him are his
brothers-in-law, Mr. E. H. Smith and
Mr. W. H. Rockwell. Mr. Driver is
the husband of Miss Bessie Smith,
who has visited in Ocala several
times. He is one of the most promi-
nent lumber men in. Georgia and his
new company is one of the biggest in
that section.

Major and Mrs. G. A. Nash will
reach home tonight. They will some
from Baltimore on the Merrimac by
the Merchants' and Miners' line. Ma-
jor and Mrs. Nash have had a mo.;t
delightful summer, having visited at
New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore,
and Major Nash's former home. Gran-
ville. N. Y. While in the big city Ma-
jor Nash purchased his fall and win-
ter goods for his large department

Mr. J. S. Weathers of Leroy, one of
the most substantial farmers of our
county, was a visitor Wednesday. He
says that contrary to the reports
that reach him from nearly all sec-
tions of the county, that out his way
it has been exceedingly dry for the

last several weeks, and the farme:-3
have had splendid weather for saving
hay. and most of them availed them-
selves of the opportunity. M3:.
W.'e her:. though a civil war vet r-
an. is looking hale and vigorous.

Mr. Thalgard. one of the progress-
ive business men of Dunnellon. was
here yesterday and gave an excellent
account of the condition of things :n
the Phosphate City. With the open-
ing of the mines there is a feeling of
confidence and an improved tone to
trade of all kinds. During the dull-
est season of the year the city made
a hard road through the principal por-
tion of the city.

Mrs. T. H. Johnson and daughter ,
Miss Clara, and Miss Lucile Moore of
Ocala, who have been spending the
past two or three days pleasantly at
the San Juan. left yesterday for De-
Land. where the young ladies will en-
ter Stetson University. These ladies
have many friends here who were
glad to see them.-Orlando Reporter-

* We agree to do your work just *
* as reasonable as a good printer *
* can do It. We alin* *, ..- .

As a rule the autumn season begins
with the announcement of betrothalsh
in which our fair girls are the leading
figures. But this season differs some-
what from the ordinary, in that It is
our popular young men wn. are chief-
ly concerned, and this is much mo*e
to our liking. When it is one of Jnck
son's girls who is wooed anmi won. too
often she leaves us to nm. her home
in some other place. But when it ii
one of the splendid youniT. men cf
Jackson, who is established in either
a business or a profession, he is very
much more than apt to bring his bri le
to dwell among us, and thus we, z.s
well as he, gain infinitely by the mar-
Many of Mississippi's young g sons
left their native place and sought
the capital with dreams of making
here a larger and more important ct-
reer. And to some of these Jacksoa
owes in large measure the splendid 1
reputation she now enjoys as an ad-
mirable busi:.., s and social center,
since th'.y brought to her *n
gen(-,-o.;s ;. :.'.re the qualities neces-
sa'-.- to a flep citizenship. Few of the
young r n oit who have come to del
in Jacl:son i. ;',rent years have made
for themse f-'. a higher place in the
public e.-K,-i or in the sincere ad-
miration of his intimate associates
than has Mr. DeWitt Greenwood Ha-
ley. the nas;- !aint commissioner of ag-
riculture tor the state of Mississiupt.
That this your man is needful to go
into distant lands to seek a bride we
could not understand, did we not
know the girl herself, and know also
how lovely and winsome she is and
how well worth the rich gift of Mr.
Greenwood Haley's heart and faith
and trust. During several extended
visits to her close friend, Miss Aletba
Vardaman, at the executive mansion,
Mr. Haley's fiance, Miss Anne Mixon-
of Ocala, Florida, made for herself an
enviable place in the friendship of
our people. Thus. when she comes
among us to make her home she will
find a warm welcome awaiting her
for her own sweet charm as well as
for the sake of the splendid young
Mississippian whom she has chosen
out of all the world as the sharer cf
life's joys and sorrows with her. To
both the young people whose marriage
will be celebrated in the early winter,
though the exact date is not yet fixed,
we extend sincerest congratulations.
-Jackson (Miss.) Daily News.


The work of constructing buildings
and the repair of grounds is progress-
ing in a very satisfactory manner, an.l
everything will be in readiness sever-
al weeks before time for the opening.
The agricultural building this year
will have double the floor space ot
the building used last year, and a spe-
cial building will also be erected for
the exhibits of colored people.
As a display of agricultural and
horticultural exhibits of this section,
the managers of the fair say that it
will excel anything ever held in this
They will present a most attract-
ive program of amusements, including
a midway with many new features,
and from which everything of an ob-
jectionable nature will be eliminated.
The racing program will include a
number 'of automobile contests for
cars of different power, motorcycle
and bicycle races, which never fail to
excite interest. The ladies' driving
contests, for special prizes, will be a
feature of the program.
It is proposed to designate the open-
ing day, November 24,. as special day
for the farmer, not only of this sec-
tion, but the state generally. To the

prospective settler, a better object
lesson of what can be produced in Ma-
rion county, where at a glance one
may see everything that could be of
interest to a tiller of the soil. could
not be found. One might spend
months in investigating without being
able to obtain the same information
which, can be seen by attending this
fair.-Jacksonville Industrial Record.



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On Display


Monday, Sept. 27 to Saturday


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Will be pleased to have all the Ladies call

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The University of Forida offers free
correspondence courses in agriculture
for all white citizens of the state.
The authorities of tae University,
through the extension movement ani
extension teaching, are endeavoring
to extend the usefulness of the insti-
tution to as nearly every citizen of
the state as possible. They hope, :.y
carrying agricultural information t)
the doors of all citizens who will
avail themselves of the opportunity
thus offered, to make the agricultural
industry more remunerative, au 1
thereby, in time, greatly improve ru-
ral conditions and rural welfare
throughout the state. This, in tura,
wil react beneficially upon all other
The main purpose in view in offer-
ing free correspondence courses in
agriculture is to reach a large and ,le-
serving body of citizens who may d.--
sire to increase their technical know!-
edge and practical efficiency, and yet,
for various reasons, have heretofore
been unable to do so.
The courses offered are suited to
the needs of the following classes:
1. Teachers and prospective teach.
2. Farmers and prospective farm-
3. Farmers' wives, sons ani
4. Others who may be interested
and care to pursue a course.
The following courses are offered,
beginning November 1, 1909, and end-
ing June 1, 1910:
1. General course in elementary
2. Soils.
2. Tillage.
4. Drainage and irrigation.
5. Manures and fertilizers.
6. Field crops.
7. Types and breeds of live stock.
S. Dairy husbandry.
9. Poultry husbandry.
10. Animal breeding.
11. Feeds and feeding.
12. Citrus fruits and citrus ciul-
The general course in elementary
agriculture is intended to prepare
teachers for examinations for certia-
cates, and 'to fit them to effectively
give instruction in nature study andl
agriculture in the public schools of
the state. However, anyone may take
the general course in elementary ag-
riculture. Only one course should be
pursued at a time.
There is no age limit, and no en-
trance examinations are required.

Anyone may register for a course, and
Invitations have been received by may pursue it as rapidly or as slowl:'
the bride's friends in this city to the as his or her time and ability will
wedding of Miss Charles Edmund permit.
Jeffords and Mr. Charles Jefferson The instruction in all courses is
Thompson, which will take place at free. Each individual registering for
seven o'clock on Monday evening, Oc- a course will be required to pay the
tober the eighteenth. The marriage necessary postage and provide a text
will be solenmnized at the Church of book-
the Ascension at Clearwater, and will Those who wish further information
be a very prominent social event n or who desire to register for one of
that little city, the courses, should communicate wi:h
Miss Jeffords is the older of the two j. j. Vernon, Department of Agricul-
daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Charles EFl- ture, Gainesville, Florida.
mund Jeffords, who until several
years ago resided in this city. She PUSHING RAILROAD WORK
is an unusually intellectual young wo- ------
man. She was graduated from the Messrs. W. H. Jones & Son of this
Ocala High School with first honors, city have large forces of men at work
and later was graduated from Eliza- on railroad construction work in dif-

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An Institution of the First Rank. sup Ta*t*A*so Pe*.***
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For Florida Young Men. ,i,,.h ifr. r ,us ...
Thorough Courses Leading to D ogre" fs,,ll .,ir. o,, ..
of B. A., B.Sc.. M. A., M. Sc., A ii. .s -4
and LL. B. 11 A -0 d
In Arts and Sciences: Agricultiur. A .n
Chemical, Civil. Electrical and M- I h ,-' .,
chanical Engineering: Law Normal IA 1' -,hi ,f Ti.o
School; Graduate School. N A -hTwi ,, .
Expenses exceedingly low. N, Tut"i ,.n oh- h ai
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Office in H older Bl1 oc OCALA P LOIDOA
We have a stone crusher at work in Ik tl i ...
do all kinds of Cement Work. Build Foutndt <>,,i -... ...
Cement Brick, Build Sidewalks. Artificial inn .,. n *.. S,... ,o -.
We make Blocks for Foundations for hou..- a,,or. h,* ..."*4 ,-
than brick, and are cheaper. Wareh.use*. and ,i t te .' %
Railroad Track. North of the Foundry.

A FLORIDA GIRL ARCHITECT fearlessly and tatihs t .* .
lhr*aIt otf :.,as. in 'h. . ..
Miss Lahvesia P. C. Packwood. ti. gvrly M iahi tto i* ,t .... *
eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ge). in bound s#a,, w ri.n*w I m
H. Packwood, Sr., has just arrived .n
this city on a visit to her family at SUIT AGAINST TASPA *" 4*1

their beautiful home, "The Cottage."
511 West Bay street, Hyde Park.
Miss Packwood has recently gradi,
ated from the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology in Boston, taking h b*
B. L. degree
She has chosen an unusual profes-
sion for women-archittecture. Bit:
this young southern girl is gif'e.I
along these lines, and is eminently
fitted to tread the path usually con
sidered as belonging to men oniv.
During. her course at the technologi-
cal school she was appointed by th'
inspector of public buildings at Wal-
tham, Mass., assistant inspector for
a year's time, to fill the place of hi,4
assistant, who was in Europe for th-v
period. While capably filling this !po
sition Miss Packwood remodeled a
barn into a charmingly beautiful res.
dence for the mayor of Waltham.
Miss Packwood's friends here reg i.
her intention of practicing her prof-
sion in the west, as the southland
would proudly claim her as its os.i
she being southern born anl br.-.l
Wherever she settles. however. may
success go and abide with her as a
gifted daughter of the south. whb-

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Fall Millinery Opening


October 5th and 6th

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ocal and Personal Mrs. J. A. Grumbles of Holder
.spent Saturday in the city. She was
Mr 0. G. Weston is a candidate for accompanied by her little son.
a erman of Dunnellon. i
The Ocala district Sunday school
Mr. Sumter Brooks, postmaster an and Epworth League conference we'll
mr'thaut of Zuber was a Saturda 7 be held at Williston September 29th
visitor. :to October 1st.

Mrs Sydney Haile and children ar.'- Bishop Gray preached to a large
visiting relatives at Lake City for a congregation at the Episcopal chur'c.-
f*-w days. Sunday morning and evening. HWis
;discourses were very interesting.-
Hr. Spooner was up from Lake We;. *Sumterville Times.
S saturday. Hle expects a fine crop cr,
fruit this year. Miss Annie Atkinson came home
iSaturday afternoon from Gainesvill-.,
Mrs R. R. Carroll and Miss Merris where she had been spending several
'arroll have returned home from a i days very delightfully as the guest -)
,,h(rt lisit in Jacksonville with Mr;. Mrs. Francis H. Craighill, at the Epi)'-
C'atrroll's isier. Mrs. Ramsauer. copal rectory.

Mr and Mrs Jack Rentz will return Miss Frankie Gruber returned to
I" l1'-,mn today, after a short visit in Ilher home in Titusville last week. af-
(kOala with their parents. Mr. and M-.4. !ter a pleasant visit of several weeks'

F P Rentz. on Fort King avenue.

This paper is pleased to make the
announce ment that Miss Amy Blanch-
ard. who has been sick with fever fo:-
some days past, is now convalescin'.

Someone has poisoned Mr. E. M.
Howard's fine dog, to which he was
very much attached. That is a de-
ptcable form of showing one's enmitv
to another.

Veteran Montholon Atkinson was a
eomspteous figure on our streets Sat-
urday. He is a veteran of the Flor-
ida Indian war of 1857 and the civil
war of 1861-*65.

Mrs. Sarah Leslie, who has recently
bo ugt the Alfred Ayer place at Lake
Weir. has moved her family the-e
from Tampa. She was a visitor to
Orala yesterday .interviewing oiar

Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Lloy I
reacbed home Saturday afternoon, af-
ter a visit in the mountains of North
Carolina and in Washington and New
York City. Their trip was a most de-
lightful one.

Mr. J. A. Nelson, engineer at the
Martel Lumber Company was on trial
before Judge Bell Saturday for com-
mitting an assault on Mr. J. H. Uv-
tagtoa. Jr. He was found guilty by
a )jry and was fined fifty dollars ani

Mr. Dixon H. Irvine of Orange Lake
was a visitor Saturday for the first
time in a great while. He has been
somewhat indisposed for some time,
but is getting better and his friends
hope that be will soon be himself

Miss Nellie Stevens of Ocala stop-
ped over Monday with Miss Ella Men-
detball on her way home from Wek,-
wa Springs. Miss Stevens is superia-
tendent of the primary department of
the high school of Ocala.-Eust;s
Lake Region.

Mr. Edwin Green will leave today
for Galnesville. where he will enter
the law department of the Univer-
sity of Florida. Mr. Edwin Green is
the son of Hon. 0. T. Green. one o0
our most prominent attorneys, and
when he completes his studies wiil
enter a partnership with his father.

Mr. Julian S. Carr of North Caro-
lina was a prominent arrival in our
city Saturday. Mr. Carr is largely
identified with the industrial develop-
ment of the "Old North State." ani
made a fortune in the cultivation of
tobacco and manufacturing it into th
finished product. He is not only
known because of his wealth but also
for his charities. He is a near kins-
man of the late General Robert B'dl-
lock of our city.

Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Byrne and the'r
lovely little girl. Carolyn, were expect-
ed to arrive in Ocala last night anl-1
will be here for the winter, and will
have rooms at Mrs. Whitesides' on'
South Third street, and will boat-I
with Mrs. Looney. Mrs. Byrne and-
ter little daughter have been spenl-
ing the summer with realtives at
Huntsville, Alabama. Mr. and Mrs.
Byrne are regular winter visitors to
Ocala and their friends are always
delighted to have them return to onr
* ity.

Mr. Hgh Nichols, two mons, Mr.
GOrti Kiligore and Mr J. D. Pope
were up from Wildwood Saturday.
They mn ta Mr. NIcbol auto, and
-stw kah--- the fact that ther.

* in Jacksonville. Ocala and Hastings
with relatives and friends.-Titusvill.-

Mr. Fred Barnett, who is a promi-
nent young lawyer of Jacksonville, i;-
in Ocala visiting his parents. Rev. an I
Mrs. R. H. Barnett. Mr. Barnett ui
suffering from nervous prostration,.
and is here to recuperate.

Dr. and Mrs. Percy Williams are ex
pected to spend the coming week in
Ocala with the former's father, Mr. E.
T. Williams. Dr. Williams is a form-
er Ocala man and his friends will be
glad to welcome him and his bride to
the city.

General Henry W. Long of Martel
was a visitor Saturday. He was very
greatly grieved to learn of the death
of Dr. D. A. Smith of Anthony, which
occurred Wednesday. They were
boys together in South Carolina and
had always been strong personal

Congressman Sparkman is now in
Germany, and sends to the Tamra
Times a picture post card showing a
scene on the famous Rhine, and a
companies it with this statement.
"This gives but a faint idea of traf-
fic on the Rhine, which carries neir
7,000,000 tons annually."

Rev. Campbell Gray and family
were here the first of the week having
their household goods shipped to
Ocala, where they will in future be
located.-DeLand Record. Rev. and
Mrs. Gray are expected to arrive in
Ocala this week. Rev. Gray will be-
gin his duties as resctor of Grace
Episcopal church next Sunday.

George Giles & Co., cotton ginner,.
have completed extensive improve-
ments at their factory, and are nowv
busy ginning the new crop. The
grade this year is unusually fine, and
is bringing from five cents up. Ttie
crop in this section will be somewhr-t
light this year.-Ocala Cor. Tampa

Mrs. Burford writes that she reach-
ed New York safely, is pleasantly lo-
cated and is anticipating a delightf'i!
time witnessing the gorgeous celebra-
tion. Eight foreign nations are repre-
sented in the great demonstration.
Mrs. Burford's son Mr. Robert Allna
Burford, who is an officer on the Ne*.v
Jersey, is participating in the naval-

Judging by the interest being man':-
fested by the people of Marion coun-
ty in the Marion county fair, to be
held in Ocala this fall, it will be i
grand success. Marion county held a
fair last year which was a credit to
the county, and of which the promo-
ters could well feel proud. It is ex-
pected that the fair this year will he
bigger and better in every way.-
Crystal River News.

Mr. and Mrs J. E. Brown return
their most .grateful thanks to their
friends and neighbors for the atten-
tion shown them during the sickness
of their little son. and the mingling -A
their sorrow with theirs when the lit-
tle one passed through the valley an-1
shadow of death. Their many'little
acts of kindness will always be treas-_
ured as a grateful recollection.

Miss Louise Gamsby reached
Saturday afternoon over the


board. She has been away for three
months, most of which time she spent
with New York friends at their eamv
Om Sebago Lake, Maine. She also via-


A telegram was received in Ocala
Friday night announcing the death of
Mrs. A. J. Wilson, mother of Mrs. E.
L. Carney of this city. Her death oc-
curred at Highlands, N. C., where she
was spending the summer in company
with her husband and two daughters,
Mrs. Scott of Savannah and Mrs.
Mimms of Kentucky.
Mrs. Wilson had been in feeble
health for about five years, having
never entirely recovered from a3
stroke of paralysis that she suffered
at that time. For the pas three or
four years she spent the winters here
with Mrs. Carney and was known
and loved by a large number 'f
friends, who will regret her death.
Her remains were taken to her old
home at Trenton, Ky., for burial.
Dr. Wilson is very ill and is no-v
at Savianah with h.3 daughter, Mr';.
Scot;, and was unable to go to Tren-
ton to ;he funeral of his wife.
Mrs. Carney has the sympathy of
this paper in her bereavement.


Monday was a busy day in Judge
Bell's court.
Edd Caldwell, white, was before
him for "something concerning of a
hog," but after hearing the evidenc-,
the jury said that he was not guilty.
James Bass, colored, was not so for-
tunate. He was tried for violatirg
the fish laws and the jury pronounce]
him guilty as charged. He was as-
sessed $15 and costs.
Ex-Sheriff Nugent represented Can-
dler in our city Monday.

Mrs.- M. L. Payne is visiting hr
daughter and grandchildren at Bell3-

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Peter of Dun-
nellon were in Ocala Sunday, visiting
Capt. and Mrs. J. A. Tucker, Mrs. Pe-
ter's parents.

Mrs. Steele, who was killed in an
automobile accident at Tampa a few
days ago, was a widow of the late
Mr. John W. Steele, who formerly re-
sided in Ocala.

Misses Abbie and Annie Muni'e
will return to their home at Onandaga
Hill, south of Ocala, this week, afte.
having spent the summer months
very pleasantly in Asheville, N. C.

Mr. A. D. Mitchell, formerly a mem-
ber of the board of county commis-
sioners from the Summerfield district,
was among the number who wele
transacting business in Ocala Mon-

Mr. P. J. Theus has returned home
from Chicago, and other places in the
west. Mr. Theus has been absent fol
several weeks, and while away pur-
chased a splendid stock of goods for
his large furniture house in this city.

Mrs. Townley Porter, who visited
her brother, Mr. F. A. Teague, anti
sister, Mrs. Withers, at Lady Lake
last week, returned to Ocala Sunday.
She was accompanied by her niece,
Louise Teague who will spned the
winter with her and attend school.

Mr. Hinton, who lives at Sharpe's
Ferry, on the Oklawaha river, was in
town yesterday and reported plenty
of water in the river, and said that
while many of the fish died during th.2
late rainy season that there are plen-
ty of them left, and fishing will soon
again be good.

Miss Evelyn Liddon arrived in Pan-
ama from Ocala Saturday. Miss Lid-
don is one of the teachers in the
Panama school which opens Monday.
She has taught here several terms
and has many friends who always
welcome her here.-Panama Park
Notes in Sunday's Times-Union.

Mr J. W. Coulter of Blitchton was
among the more than usual number of
visitors in Ocala Monday. He says
that the body of young Clyde Akin
has not yet been recovered from Blue
Sink, and now all hopes of its ever oe-
ing recovered have been abandoned.
Blue Sink. be says, does not come lev-
el with the ground, as reported in the
Banner some days ago. It is several
feet below the surface. The water is
dark blue and is very cold even in
the summer time. It has shelving
rock and is much deeper in some plac-
es than others. One part of the sink
is thought to be six hmadred feet
deep. The -C dinnm showed that it
has a subheranean outlet, and some


All was in readiness early last Mon-
day morning for the opening of tbk
public schools, and when 8:30 o'clock
came the children were there in large
numbers, and the majority of the
boys and girls were manifesting much
interest in the work that is ahead of
The summer vacation has been
thoroughly enjoyed, but the children
were all ready and eager for the it-
version from frolic to study.
There were quite a number of vis-
itors at both schools yesterday.
At the high school short addresses
were made by Rev. H. E. Gabbey, Rev.
W. H. Dodge and Rev. R. H. Barnet.,
Mr. C. L. Bittinger and Supt. J. H.
The total number enrolled yesta--
day was over 500, which is the largest
in the school's history. The graduar-
ing class this year has sixteen men:-
bers and the scholars in the high1
school department number seventy-
At the primary school, after the
children were all enrolled, Miss Ste-
vens, the principal, told them several
interesting and beautiful stories.
The teachers this year are: Mr. J.
H. Workman, principal, Miss Sarah
McCreery, assistant, and Miss Anna
Richardson. Miss Georgia Borger,
8th grade; Miss May Turnley, 7-h
grade; Miss Elizabeth Mizelle, 6th
grade; Miss Shelton Souter, 5th
grade; Miss Ettie Cam, 4th grade;
Miss Nellie Stevens, principal primary
department; Miss Fannie Clark, 3rd&
grade; Miss Margaret Taylor, 2nd
grade; and Miss Corinne Williams,
1st grade.
These teachers are all quite well
known in Ocala, having taught here
previous years with the exception of
Misses Richardson, Mizelle and Wil-
liams, who are new teachers this year.


We are under obligations to Mrs.
Dan Morgan Smith for a copy of the
Bergens Tidende Sammenfluffef med
Bergenspoften a newspaper printed
at Lordag, Norway under date of
September 11th, 1909.
The paper is eight pages, eight col-
umns to the page and the columns a"z
thirty*-one inches in length-ten inch-
es longer than the columns of the
Ocala Banner. There are quite a
number of English names appearing
in the advertising columns, and they
are printed in English text, and the
figures are in plain American type.
With that exception the paper is all
"Dutch" to us. Some single names
would spread across an entire line of
our paper.
We do not know whether the paper
sides with Cook or Peary, but it prints
a picture of Peary dressed in his arc-
tic furs.


We are under obligations to Mr. C.
C. Carlton for a crate of the genuine
Rocky Ford cantaloupes shipped di-
rectly from one of the Colorado fields.
They came the long distance in per-
fect condition and proved to be firm,
juicy and luscious. The thickness of
meat is their strongest point. It is
this class of melons that Mr. Carlton
is getting seed from for his Florida
customers. We would have been glai
if some of our principal growers coulli
have seen this crate and noted the
excellent shipping qualities it pos-
sessed. Mr. Carlton is an expert andl
is one of our principal Florida buyer,'.
He starts for Florida in a few days,
and comes to be on the ground floor in
soliciting and buying some of our
Florida oranges. He lives at Arcadia
but spends much of his time in Ocaia.

Single blankets were
table last night.

It was cold enough
spare-ribs and oysters.

Mrs. C. G. Maynard

not uncomfor-

yesterday for

has returneJ

home from a vist to relatives at Rock-

Mr. Vance Weathers, one of the
really prosperous farmers of the Mar-
tel section, was in the city Monday.
He is looking as if he were living on
the fat of the land.
Capt. W. B. Johnson, a member of
the arm of Clark, Ray, Johnson Lum-
ber Company, has returned from his
summer home at Salada, N. C., and is
now at Martel. He was an Ocala vi-
itor Monday.

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i A % Uf ?- fSte-" ----
Kidney Tres1 for wM VIM
William Bailey, Past Col. ECm. No. 4. 1'.re" Vwess Sa4a. -I
inently identified with many off tiMe geet l*a'ae prnwin -ge
Chicago and New York, and seerT.rya da o thf .e -
In the former eity, had for seely t&rty pears s e eod
$ trouble,.
? Within a short period he e hmbes prM te iPs--
a present healthy condition Io artbmed to hes jawd W me t m Id
Sremedy. Washlaiton elimsf tIs tor--mmy --Wa
troubles, yet by a Judeious t m ofd ve be i s M e
Excellent physical oondlUos.
' This brief statement of fees, was B we
to tell the whole story, whi e thO P It so choose, besleviag, as I do, theby ba* eI be -ae
good. -Wi-IM Wlla ssm i l.t. 6I i ,. B..

Mr. M. Brederick, Seretary ma
Treasurer Local Unloe No. 4W later*-
national Brotherhoed of Teamtae,
writes from 435 E. 40th t., ChAe lL, .
as follows:
"1 have been suffering from a wme
back and kidney trouble for mm sme,
and have been able to lad raof eml
through the use of Peruna.
"During the winter season I sally
keep a bottle of your meditim tin the
house, and by taking a dose at sight I
am feeling fine the next morning.
"Some of my friends assure tme
Peruna is equally as good for ther var*
tous ailments as it is for my ompltaim ;
but I do know that for kidney trsMe
and suffering from a weak bmk it has
so equal." *
CI Sett led b KmUMs
Mr. Joseph Klee, 215 east 4th Mt.,
Topeka, Ka.., writes:
"My wife took Peruns for liver f5eM
sd a rarudown AonditiUo tnasndet to


Incident in Which a N"grO, a ophel
and a Ventriloquist Figuned
A rather amusing incident is relat
ed at the expense of a negro rereoly
employed by T. J. Swearingen at Ka

be" ddavemb

floda --

C. a, T&. spew
sabmeb of save
Me mumb Im Poem,

a4om Women

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Pensomm, 1UM4 soma lwa

G,., sa" betlow*a ue
sae sWon04.0


us I he ftOWNU ftm t
aft am. obp"Obwit

.fer "m sue ~d"*
tIa kof of w~Awir M

napaha. which caused the- man to as v All Mo stp
down his tools and quit the place Ihm ,I, s -k
Some time ago a man who elpea. o, .1,6sb s
ed to be intelligent enough. hut rath br & asod ,im nsNow"
er "'lown and out." appeared at *bv Co- r ,in a. *- t
Swearingen commissary for a Jph ,ky ,,d ,l o bd6. ,, dt "Now
There was nothing for him at th- h,,, ,,, mmi jI
time. but being of a rather witty sa I ,&,,,,, . be I
entertaining disposition, hb warn in ,..,,4, 9 "* to - -.w
vlted to sit down for a while. ,,, o- ,I ts nd ea" W pM
The invitation was accepted. anl h(,,. k to e pre01100
Ly his clever versatility the' man was sh,%. h. *,.. w I,4sM a &
entetraining quite a crowd who habd -nrJW4 m V*W ** got o
assembled about him. Preiently .' ,,*, m0 th. a,** -b ae m
saw the negro in question advancing 0 ( w,,, fttaaa, bM t 1 No
with a gopher under his arm hinm weo, a **..4.* Saal&
"Boys," he said. "I am womeowht r.n t ,., ,,I .em *
of a ventriloquist. Watch ir a have ir re tf .o **-% be* be., -
some fun with that nigger.' As ihk.' v.-*,tg P.**.. *,%
negro approached he hesitated. batwing t *,.,, ' *.".... .*
prompted by curiosity at the. cros I ,h h i.,. ., # . ~. a s,
at the commissary. As he paused. "-0h. o I,,s.. ,* ... A -,,ba.
most in front of the ventriloquit., rh ., *.4,. -r
latter threw his voice into I "t*" ...
pher. ,. r,*, ,. a
"What yer gwine ter do wid n.-' ,, .... .....
came, apparently, from the- gopher ,,M ,. 0 i
"Fer de Lawd's sake. lwople. I N- ,.,. *.. %, at *
lieve lis gopher dun said sum'n." rwe- b ",, ,,e,. -.
marked the negro In astonishment.
"Tell me. what yer gwint* re-r Ito i-CM-A atLS. wa
wid me?' again emanated from Thb.
throat of the gopher. I nI ~ ,.**b**.* * b 4
This was too much for the negro (,r&U I t *a- 1*,I -sd 1 --a
"I tells yer what I'm gwlne tar 0 O.
wid yer: I'se gwine ter put yer dow.i Yo- P,.wlne. "to. ', I
right here; an' I don't want nothing for SI I pot e *** ea e eM
more ter do wid yer." Is4 eear a' Ie l h b-
With that amid a roar of laughter. ,
the negro propped the d rophr. ma4* 9d Wal ** e 4 *0* 0 &
a hasty retreat, and has not be' ,i to b up ve, w e e -
heard from at the Sweariagen pnelase" _- s u -M
since.-Pensacola Journal. A .

The "Holy Ro~in predleted the
destruction of Tampa e-m aturdm.
the 18th of September, and a aM
of the same demomdatlen at st3y.

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f* S hbor Tells of New York's Approaching Car-
S--Wil l be the Most Brilliant Celebration
ia the World's Anneis

NewV I ept, IMo .
to so nh hsuer:
Sbib la amttlte for the
Umbin.uta celebra-
so Am b an parpart of the
Spa itnto the city by ev-
M O tam mmh t, by trolley
SIM a s saut"mobiles.
W f o be m es and a llmons
i I tS ity during the next
and New York Is making
m w wmto pparations in
-m t m .tlobat.
b, f the mrth pole, Dr.
o ft wY In Brooklyn yes-
t. I --a In ar his share of

bk 1m tabe-me was a most en-

WM TWe is amply prepared to
em of her ubsts, and the quan-
t bttg everywhere and the
d eeratls of buidldngspr, -
g- a W pu Mle, testify to the
f w atea r of the events that ae
0 to e sbrasd-the discovery of
So vs rter. the invention of tha
I -d- the discovery of the

M1 w a t s eof the world are Joy-
weftsagN t mmaP to the i,.-
m r tie ainveMtlon of the first
4m t eambe, making five miles
a hea. germmer of the mighty
m fer, that today links the con-
Mt1 -n that they are as close to
We meber as the cities of New
IM ad AlMh y were In the ante-

hOr ~ -wal parade am Saturday
0 w= hbe e hundred or more
1i mI e-war vesmels from all
1e 0es of the world. This naval
W will be unrivalled in
M tMOy Ta the world.
a- am thrw laud parades and
mb far mat week's celebration.
Shbe the historical pageant,
-m te atery parade and finally
S- emalwalpaet, its length to be
0~ by fty moMnster and fantastic
S f. t hted by 1000 costume-1

* h bartaal pagesat will be divid-
Slbee o r divisteos. each of which


*b Miter Oeala Baaner:
1 emniSy a ltek ship canal must
S -edkisat water of sucient ele-

WO W rt ame Blue Springs in
MO eu. ty. the ftreer with an
010 f o 2. M nd the latter 778 cu-
1 -t per second. would be more

I GWt ftftd tows through the
a-d t. Johns rivers to thb
110k BWue Springs flows
I ~ the Wthlaetwchec river Into
4ft OWof Mexico
habd of each < these springs
S0 ~- t abov -'.. cl. and di4-
so ert 24 mile
t m rs to the' v :r that the
~ beMr and economic route for
s Pltda skip canal is from Jack-
up the St. Johns river to
Ial lake George. in section 21,
9 hip 12. south. range 26. eas;,
8se suatbh 6 degrees west. follow.
tWmat orf the way the Oklawah.i
Mter vey to section 8. township 15.
GN nase 23. east. at which point
aM Intersect Silver Springs run.
4tW two ales below its head.
ge mesth 70 degrees wept, to se-
O S, towausip 16. south, range 19.
P where it would enter Blue
rtnm. about two and one-half
t bealw its head. thence following
S r1mngs run and the Withlacoo-
f w valley to the gulf of Mexico. dis-
I m12 U dles. The character of the
910600 aleam this route is sand an I
4 iMd.rtm d with soft limestone.
f m Jacksonville to Little Lake
S1N theb is tide water. From Lit-
* W I~t Oeerve to Silver Springs run
9 nVm-ea elevation of surface is 45
tem *h e level. From Sllv,"-
nan to Blue Springs run the
evIratlon of surface is 75
OWhi01 o6W level, and from Blue
blf ruerm to the gulf of Mexico the
---- .Ievatesm of surface is 2,)

I m Othat a depth of water of
I M d a wiMth of 20 feet at bot-
) -- ca4l would be required with
S A slope to protect the walls.
O h*e e to owtai estimate of
Tis Gnmsiat. is made en thet
d tWe tower 40 feet of exeav2-
O 6 1 bhe 6tek. or such substance

A- m sinmvlle to Little Lake
0 0tla, there Is already an
a W ft" of water. Omly 3
h ~ m WeMU be zfefsar

bas left its imprint on New York.;
history. First, the Indian, then the
Dutch. the Colonial, and lastly the
modern period.
There will be aerial demonstrations
by the Wright brothers. Curtiss and
other navigators of the air, and in
fact there will not be an idle nor du'.l
moment during the two weeks of this
great celebration.
There are many notable figures
here for the celebration-from Hol-
land, from England, from Spain, from
France, from Mexico, and from near-
ly every civilized nation.
It will be the greatest two weeks in
New York's history.
A memorial association has just
been formed headed by Cornelius
Vanderbilt. for the erection of a $3.-
000,000 monsoleum on Riverside driv.l
for Robert Fulton. His remains now
rest in Trinity church yard, but ns
relatives have given their consent f!r
the removal of his ashes.
In the solid rock of the hillside will
be bult this magnificent tribute to
the inventor of the steamboat. Vie w-
ed from the Hudson, the monument is
expected to be without a peer in the
world for natural and architectural
The background of this marble
structure will contain world-famous
buildings. Grant's Tomb, Columbia
University's library dome, Barnard
College, the Cathedral of St. John tha
Divine, and other supers edifices are
Included in the rich setting. Across
the river tower the historic Palisades,
famed for their grandeur.
The enthusiasm of the men who are
planning this costly work is attested
by the fact that $30,000 for prelimi-
nary Axpenses were subscribed in as
many minutes by the promoters. They
are member of the Robert Fulton
Monument Association. Many of the
leaders in the movement are multi-
A beautiful water gate will grac?
the entrance eto the tomb. Already the
minds of the greatest architects in
the country are devising plans for the
monument. * *

Springs run to gulf of Mexico, 18
miles, average elevation above sea
level, 20 feet, would require the re-
moval of 42,225,192 cubic yards; mak-
ing a total of 260,375,764 cubic yards.
Estimating this at a cost of 33 1-3-.
per cubic yard, we have $86,791,921 as
total cost of excavating the canal.
It is possible if this canal should
be dug along this route that a suffi-
cient supply of ground water would
be found between Silver Springs anI
I Blue Springs, of a higher source
(from 5 to 10 feet) than the heads of
these springs. If so, this would re-
duce the excavation and cost mate-
rially. R. L. MARTIN.
Ocala, Fla., Sept.. 1909.


Lewis W. Zim. state senator from
St. Johns county, being the thirty-
first district, has announced his can-
didacy for congress. He enters tho
list against Congressman Frank Clark
in the second congressional district,
and thus disappoints the hopes of
those who have claimed that no one
would opose the latter. Mr. Zim has
won for himself a high reputation on
the east coast, in fact. throughout the
entire state, by his probity of charac-
ter. his bright mentality and an exhi-
bition of real statesmanship while in
office. He has an unusual number of
warm personal friends who will cer-
tainly work hard for his success and
he will lead Clark a lively race wit i
an excellent chance to beat his rival
to the goal.-Pensacola Journal.


Jacksonville is a conspicuous ex-
ample of financial strength and intes-
rity, and its business men are conced-
ed to be much above the average in
executive ability and business judg-
ment They are progressive in meth-
ods and adopt those plans which the
modern business world has tried and
found safe and successful, and
through them Jacksonville is becom--
ing more and more important, and in
a short time will take her place in th13
front rank among the largest cities of
the, south.-Jacksonville Industri:I


A news item from DeLand says thai
iWkers are preparing to plant their


Noticing in the Observer of Auguat
17th a reference to the tongue move-
ment in Fredonia, I thought it might
interest some of the readers of the
Observer ro know more about the
tongue people.
Perhaps my acquaintance with the n
has been more extensive than anyone
else in south Florida.
While I have been a church mem-
ber for sixty-two years, my associa-
tions with those who talk in tongues
dates back fifty-two years. In south-
ern New England-among the se:-
ond Adventist people, A. D1 1857, I
learned that some had for three years
previously in their religious worship
spoken in what is termed the "Un-
known Tongue."The word unknown in
the Scriptures, occurring five times,
is a supposed word, and not found in
the original.
From 1854 down to the present time
from Maine to Connecticut quite a
goodly number of the Adventist pe.-
ple (known as !he "Gift Adventists")
have had nlorp or less talking in,
tongres. all' also the "interpretation
of tongrcs." Fore gifted men of
ministry have. been thus exercised.
The most talking in tongues has bees
that of Wm. 1. Doughty-through a
ministry of over forty years, he was
a leader among the Gift Adventists.
The writer knew him well. He was
a very swece-spirited, humble Chris-
tion, of gre.t power in prayer. He
was often called to lay hands on the
sick, when some instant faith heal.
ings of chronic diseases were the re-
In my twenty-five years of Florida
life, it was but about two years ago
I was thrown among the people who
speak in tongues, since which time
quite a number of their evangelists
have been our guests at Frostproof.
Now, what about them? Well, they
are peculiar in other ways than in
speaking in tongues.
1. They are a marvelously happy,
sweet-spirited people. They almost
never speak of the faults of others.
If one curses them they go away and
pray for him. If smitten in the face
they turn the other cheek.
2. When in temporal want they
tell the Lord about it. but never make


needs known to others.
They never go to law with any
not even to recover a debt. To

use their expression, they tell the
Lord about it.
4. They belong to no secret socie-
ties. and never take out a life insur-
ance policy.
5. They never run for a political
office, though some of them vote.
6. With all their cheerfulness they

never joke. All sparkling wit is sup-
pressed. In this their conscience is
extremely tender.
7. They are always on the look out
to serve others. "Brotherly kindness'
with them crops out on all occasions.
In their worship they have revive.!
that ancient, Hebrew custom of hold-
ing out their hands unto God; or, as
Paul expresses it, "lifting holy hands."
One may be opposed to "tongues,"
but they cannot be with this people
long without feeling the warmth of
their Christion love. fwo member-s
of my own family have spoken in
tongues. I have watched them and
others thus exercised. Such people
carry with them hallowed sweetness
far in advance of the average church.
member. Their influence in the sick
room is wonderfully quieting. In
short, I believe God is wth them.-V.
P. Simmons, Frostproof, Fla., in Ft.
Meade Observer.


One of the most alarming report,
in regard to the spread of pellagra
comes from North Carolina, where it
is said that there are one thousand
cases, only one county out of ninety-
eight being entirely exempt.
This is an astonishing record, and
it is hoped that there may be so;',e
mistake in the diagnosis. The fatal-
ity which so frequently-almost in-
variably-attends an attack by this
disease, of which we have heard tor
the first time but a few months aga,
makes it a matter of grave apprehen-
sion when announcement comes that
a thousand cases have developed in a
single state.
The authorities in North Carolinai
fully realize the desperate situation,
and they are making arrangements to
establish a charity hospital in Char-
lotte, and at the same time do every-
thing in their power to find a cure.
The situation indeed calls for the
most earnest investigation on the
part of the medical authorities, both
state and national, and it is hoped
that within a short time a clearer un-
derstanding may be reached in rega-d
to the nature and the proper treat-

ment of it.
Georgia has her

proportion of cases




Cored byLydiaE.Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound
Paw Paw, Mich.-" I suffered terri-
bly from female ills,
including inflam-
mation and conges-
tion, for several
years. My doctor
said there was no
hope for me but an
operation. I began
taking Lydia E.
Pinkham's Vegeta-
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I can now say I am
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Another Operation Avoided.
Chicago, Ill. "I want women to
know what that wonderful medicine,
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com-
pound, has done for me. Two of the
st doctors in Chicago said I would
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I never thought of seeing a well day
again. I had a small tumor and female
troubles so that I suffered day and
night. A friend recommended Lydia
E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound,
and it made me a well woman."--Mrs.
ALVENA SPERLINGo, 11 Langdon St.,
Chicaqo, Ill.
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com.-
pound, made from roots and herbs,
has proved to be the most successful
remedy for curing the worst forms of
female ills, including displacements,
inflammation, fibroid tumors, irregu-.
larities, periodic pains, backache, bear.
ing-down feeling, flatulency, indiges.
tion, and nervous prostration. It costs
but a trifle to try it, and the result
has been worth millions to many
suffering women.


We are prcpa:ed to show


friends of Marion county a good line
of Fall And Winter Hats. trimmed and

Our stock is large and complete.

This season's Hats are very artis-
tic and stylish.

Children's hats especially good.

We also carry a god line of Hair

Haycraft & DeCamp
Next door to Masters' store.

Six slightly used organs, at about
oae-fourth their original cost. Good
as new. I also repair and tune organs
and pianos. I have no store, so write
me for particulars. A. M. Lansford,
Ocala, Fla. 9-17-tf.
The Dutch steamship Zeeburg is
lying helpless off Mayport, at th3
mouth of the St. Johns river.


Hawking and Spitting is Caused by
Catarrh Germs
If the local authorities want to stop
the disgusting habit of spitting mucus
on the sidewalks, they had better in-
struct the people as to the best meth-
od of killing the catarrh germs an'i
curing catarrh,
You can easily tell by reading th',
symptoms below whether you have ca-
tarrh or not:
Offensive breath, frequent sneezing,
discharge from nose. stoppage of the
nose, huskiness of the voice, ticklin3
in throat, droppings in throat, a
cough, pain in chest loss of strength,
variable appetite, spasms of cough-
ing. low spirited at times, raising of
mucous, difficulty in breathing, loss
of vital force.
The Postoffice Drug Store has a
sensible remedy (money back if 't
fails) for catarrh, called Hyomei,
which is a vaporized air so antiseptic
that when it is breathed over the in-
flamed and germ-infested membrane,
it kill all germ life and cures catarrh.
The price, including hard rubber in-
haler, is only $1, and money back if it
doesn't cure. Extra bottles, 50 cents.
"I have tried almost every catarrii
cure on the market without benefit.
Have been using Hyomel for "one
week, and feel like a new man Il-
ready."-Wm. V. Goode, Newark, 0.,
June 21, 1909.

eral ve8
free on
will be
ing ordi
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In----------------------------- Fall Mlinr-------

SThe Latest Creations

In Fall Millinery

For 1909

May now be found in my stock. having JUi#i -I.t iarnu-. r.I r '....



months' stay in America's Fashio: enterster. I am ie r-parp.t '., eso'.
o the ladies everything in the ve.y latest :ieInL tn I.atsl..- H.4
rear. Though I have always carn io da C(OMPI.ETK lie* es. ..
o expansion in the statement thL' my prew nt stmrk ,s*.f*-,d as
iing oi former seasons. Soliciting a share uo .our psirMe.* **.a
iviting all to come in and inspect my stock. I am
Yours for .1:illinery.

Mrs. Minnie A. Bostick

Ocala House Block s Oala. PFmr

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Our splendid new stock is now here. and w ave s tt e
public to call and inspect it. There is no liam in ,hrs mea, sbs
will compare with our late styles, high quality &and low wrm
*Of course we could not begin to enumerate in duntal mwr *e.h
but we would call your attention to the following parntal ise, .4
goods and prices-others in proportion.

RU S0 !

Wilton Seamless Art Squares-AlI in
the latest designs, all sizes, $40 to
Axminister Art 8quares-In many
pretty designs, $20 to $M5.
Wool Fibre and Fibre Art Square.--
Only $12.
Imperial Smyrna Art Square-422 to
$45. (We are Ocala agents for
these goods).


Jute Art IN-~ -- -h ,sosuon
Cote" ModwomAmeLG m.t

Too Wife Tap"" pggn% &

All Wostol slo us

small on" =~melf *
at resnewe proesm

China Dinner Sets, $10.00 to $125.00. Tm Pica Trde
Sets, $4.00 to $25.00. Big line of Chi and Parc&aW
Dinner Sets in all of the Latest Patm
We have just added 5000 feet of floor sparwe. a we4 e. ., ...
than ever prepared to display our beautiful lime of Piwr.u*,s. -* *o .
the near future also add a complete line of Hardware

Exclusive Ocala agents for Allwin Go Carts. all coo..r. S.

We are closing out our Standird Sewing .Ma.-h,,. * ,,.
few we now have on hand will be w h old tlow ,#,.v

Fclver and lacKay


*SALL W*9b*e


Rooms 10 and I fJudy Budy i .

Hendry & Kniht mM.


Steel beams and ah fM, s W-
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Loc anMd Peuong

Mr. Jack Williams of Citra was a
vt"tor to Ocala Wednesday.

The educators of the state will hold
a "mlesta at Marianna next week.

Mr. W. W. Harriss is spending sev-
eral days in Gainesville.

The Misses Gist of McIntosh wer-
tistor, to Ocala yesterday.

Mr C. I- Gamsby came up yeste--
.Iay to spend several days with his

Mr G(;4org' W. Easterling of Lowell
%aO a well known visitor to the city
e'u 1~elneluday.

Mr imil Van Espen, one of our
*. II known phosphate miners, was i:n
lMr, William A. Knight returned
Ianme yesterday from a very pleasant
ias t ilth relatives in Valdosta, Ga.

TuAe opticians of the state have jus:
r.acluded a very busy session 'n

Mr. D. H. Osteen, one of our enter-
prietag dairymen, has purchased a
new delivery wagon.

Rev. IL. H. Barnett is attending .bhe
Epworth League meeting that is oe-
ag held in Williston.

PrkFeds la this city of Mr. J. W.
Ward. Jr.. of Floral City will regret
that be is quite ill at his home.

FOR RENT-Rooms fo, light
bo wskeeping or lodging: clo,. in. Ai-
pIv at this office. 9-30-6L
Mr. M. J. Roess, who has been at
Norfolk. Va., for the past week or tua
days. is expected home in a few days.

Mr. Clarence Meffert left on Tues-
day for Gainesville, where he will at-
tevd the University of Forida this
winter. ... -

Mr. D. J. Jeffcoat. a brother of Mr.
William Jeffcjat, has gone to Roc.c-
well, where he has accepted a posi-
tion with the Gulf Supply Company.

Col. Otis T. Green, one of the lear'-
lag lawyers of Ocala, was among
those registered at the Brown House
yeeterday.-Gainesville Sun.

Mr. F. P. Lancaster, formerly of this
city. Is now living at Canton, Pa. The
Weekly Banner is keeping him post-
ed about the happenings in his old

Mr. A. H. Marsh of Jacksonvllh,
foruery a resident of Ocala, has been
appoated a special agent under the
census bureau to collect and collabor-
ate naval stores data.

Mr. William lAke of Starke, a sp.*--
etal representative of the Times-Un-
ion. Is an Ocala visitor. He is here
to witness the laying of the corner
s one ceremonies of our new Temple-

Prof Murphree of the Universiy
of Florida, has announced an unique
branch of the university work for this
.,ar-a correspondence course In
farming. These courses are absolut--
ly free. and are offered to all farme.' ,
their wives, sons and daughters.

Mr Will Dale of Gainesville, in
renewing his subscription to the
Ocala Dally Banner, expresses the
hope that it will live long and pros-

pei As long as it has such goo.l
friends as Mr. Dale. there will be no
buch word along its pathway as fail.

The members of the Farmers' Un-
Ion--Ocala branch-are reminded
that Mr. 0. L. MAlizell, state business
agent. will be in Ocala Saturday. Oc-
tober 4th. He will address the union.
and explain its objects and tell of its
benefits. All farmers and others are
invited to attend the session.

Mrs. Eugene Dozier and her hand-
some little son, Jack, have returne-1
to their home in Jacksonville, after
spending the past two months ?n
Orala. While here they were the
guests of Mrs. Dozier's mother, Mrs.
Florence L. Mayo.

Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Zewadski ani
Master Olof Zewadski are expected to
arrive in Ocala in a few days frnou
Sprtingeld, Illinois, and will agan
make ths city their home. Their
Ocala friends will accord them a very
hearty welcome. They will occupy
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The laying of the corner stone of
the Masonic tempe Thursday by the
grand lodge of Masons was carried out
in accordance with the program here-
tofore published.
Promptly at 3 p. m., the Masons b,-
gan to assemble at the Blue lodge
room of Marion-Dunn lodge F. & A.
M., over Peyser's store, and before
the grand lodge was ready to open
quite a large number of Masons ha-l
assembled. Six subordinate lodges
were represented and a number )of
visiting brethren from the surround-
ing country and near-by towns weie
here to take part in the ceremonies.
The grand master, L. C. Masse,y.
opened the grand lodge, and as soon
as that was done the grand marshall
formed ithe procession in accordance
with the form laid down for such oc-
casions. and headed by the Ocala M 'i-
ropolitan Band, the line of march w .s
tak :i upl. The procession went fro ,i
the place ot formation on the w,-ist
side of the public square to the c';r-
ner of the Marion Hardware Co-n-i

pany's store, thence to Main street
and Fort King avenue to the place o1
entrance of the new Masonic temple.
There the column halted and opened
order and faced inward, and the grand
officers, who were in the rear of the
marching column marched through,
the open ranks of the column up to
the stand where the corner stone was
to be laid.
Everything was in readiness an.i
the ceremonies were opened by pray-
er by the grand chaplain. Rev. Dodge,
after which. the grand master pro-
ceeded, with the assistance of the
grand officers, to lay the corner stone
in accordance with the formula laid
down by the order of Free Masonry.
The ceremonies were beautiful and,
impressive, and carried out without
the slightest hitch or halt.
The grand master's work was splen-
didly done, and a number of Masons
and others remarked that they ha.!
seen a good many corner stones laid.
but had never seen one where the
work was done where each one had
so smoothly and impressively per-
formed his part.
After the work of laying the stone
was completed, Major Izlar, in the ab-
sence of the grand lodge orator, de-
liveied a Masonic address. Major Iz-
lar is a past grand master of the
grand lodge of Masons of South Caro-
lina, and how he performed his part
will be better learned from his ad-
dress, which we will publish in full to-
morrow morning, as quite a numb r
of the brethren have requested that
it be published in full so that they
may get copies. For that reason we
make no comment on it now.
There were estimated to be one
hundred Masons in line, and the num-
ber of people assembled to see and
hear the beautiful and impressive cer-
emonies was estimated at five hun-
dred. Altogether the day was one
long to be remembered, both on a.-
count of the ceremonies witnessed, a3
well as from the fact that it was the
laying of the corner stone of a build-
ing which is to fill a long felt need i-i
Ocala, both as a suitable temple for
the Masons, and a theater or opera
house for our amusement and art-lov-
ing citizens.
The citizens should honor and
thank the Masons for this splendid


Copy of constitutions.
Roll of members of the Masonic fra-
List of past masters.
Officers of Marion-Dunn lodge. No.
19, for 1909.
Grand lodge officers.
Building committee.
Acting grand lodge officers.
List of lodges in 12th. district.
D. D. grand master 12th district.
Officers of the Eastern Star.
Copies of the Ocala Banner and the
Ocala Evening Star.

It costs more if you don't. Your
it costs money to repair it and money
house wears out if not painted. Then
to paint it. It don't cost much mon-
ey to paint with the L. & M. Paint.
because 4 gallons of the L. & M. and
3 gallons of Linseed Oil makes 7 gal-
lons of ready-for-use paint at only
$1.20 per gallon. Thirty-five years'
use in every part" of the United
States has proven it.
Sold by Mclver & MacKay, Oeala,
Fla. (5.)

Mr. L. C. Massey and General Jew-
ell of Orlando. Major I. E. Webster


Miss Whitfield, Miss Howell and Miss
Lytle Are the Winners-The Con-
test Friendly Throughout-Tremen-
dously Large Vote Polled on Clos-
ing Day.
The co-operative diamond contest,
which began in May closed on Wed-
nesday evening at 10:30 There were
no ballots received at any of the vo:-
ing places after the hours named, anil
no intimation was given out as to the
standing of the various candidates be-
tween the count given last Sunday
morning and that of Wednesday even-
ing until the entire vote had been can-
The size of the vote of the leading
contestants shows the activity man-
ifested by the friends of each. Count-
ed in dollars and cents the votes yes-
terday represented an expenditure of
nearly fifteen thousand dollars since
the count of last Saturday afternoon,
which shows that the past three days
were not dull ones with the merchants
interested in the giving of these thr 'e
handsome prizes.
It is a matter of great satisfaction
to this paper to state that during the
entire contest there has been no com-
plaints of unfairness made, or any in-
pleasant feelings on the part of any-
one manifested. From start to finish
the contest was a pleasant on.,
and it was conducted along absolute-
ly disinterested lines, and leaves no
scars to be healed.
The detailed vote of the final count
Wednesday night was as follows:
Ocala District




Myrtle Whitfield....... 1.190,710
Bessie Owens. ... ....1,117,495
Louise Bouvier.. .. ...1,012,280
Lillian Thagard..... .. 351,S65
Marie Hubbard.. .. ....300,575
Edna Culverhouse.. .... 88,045
Edna Ethel Smith.... .. 64,440
Minnie Lee Carlisle.. .. 56,295
Minnie Peterson.. ..... 11,750
Maggie Johnson.... .. .. 9.1-)5
Mary Connor.. .. .. ... 6,550
Irma Brigance.. .. ..... 3.465
Zelma Perry. ..... .... 1.930
Jacob D. Robbinson ...... 925
L. D. Whitlock. ..... ... 725
Annie McDowell .... .. 605
Northern District
Dot Howell, Anthony.... 771,755
Chas. Veal, Cotton Pit...629,0535

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


Maggie Lytle, Stanton...432,760
Winnifred Tucker, Ocala.284,0S0
S. S. Duval, Levon.......130,135

Isabel Davis, Sumrfield..
E. Pearl Kelsey......
Flossie Stanaland, Lynne
Edna Nichols, Belleview
clarion Thomson, Bellevw
'fary Dudley, Connor....
Maud McAteer, Ocala..
Aurelia McAteer, Ocala..
Peas, Lynne...........


Miss Myrtle Whitfield, the winner
of the prize in the Ocala district, is a
very attractive and popular young la-
dy, and from the outset it was mani-
fest that she had loyal and steadfast
friends who were going to use every
legitimate means for her success.
Miss Dorothy Howell, or "Dot," as
she is commonly known among her
friends, winner in the northern dis-
trict, is the daughter of Mr. J. C. Ho:w-
ell of Anthony, and the size of her
vote speaks for itself of her extreme
Miss Maggie Lytle, the successful
contestant in the southern district, .s
a daughter of Mr. Frank Lytle of
Stanton. Miss Lytle graduated with
hoors from the Ocala High. School last
term, and is well known here. She is
now attending the Macon-Randolph
College in Virginia, and it will be


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been running very close among a few
of the highest on the list, and the
handsome votes cast for them show
that they are not without their hosts
of friends and admirers and they have
every reason to feel complimented.
* S
Miss Tucker Wins the Watch
The handsome gold watch offered
by the Ocala Banner for the largest
list of new subscribers sent in during
the last few weeks of our diamond
contest was won by Miss Winnifred
Tucker of this city.
It is a beauty, and we congratulate
Miss Tucker on her success. We also
take this opportunity to thank her
and others for their untiring work in
our behalf.
We feel that our paper made many
new friends during our little cam-
paign and we shall try and merit their
continued patronage and friendship.
Thanking one and all for the favors
shown us, we again hope that only
pleasant memories will cluster about
the contest now ended.


Through the Banner I wish to thank
my friends who so loyally stood by
me in the diamond contest, and say
that my appreciation is more than
words will express.


We take this method of thanking
our friends for their support in the
diamond contest. Their efforts in the
"lost cause" are greatly appreciate.1.


Mrs. Chas. Veal e s the Ocaal Ban
ner to return than a to the many
friends who helped *ter in the secur-
ing of votes in the diamond contest
just closed. She appreciates the
work done in her behalf exceedingly..

Dr. and Mrs. Montgomery and Mr PO. AUM .
and Mrs. Simonton of Micanopy fora-
ed a peasant autombolle party vist-.
ing Ocala Wednesday. These tour \.s **%W w *il l a -%w
are becoming more and more ,lelilght Woa.M H ,*ew- M- U
ful. A party, if so disposed, can vlo1 a, a *a ** w-.e pi* S~
several places the same day *and **n.4al- e. *I aro *"*. %a -
what is going on about them TI, Thr bub.,4w,,, e
auto machine ik now entering v f,,- .-, lao
largely into the every day life of '- *, W e..., r *-
people. r... ,s .m

Whether Dr. D. M. Bonev's ,)If W% iirkk w* Plo w -e
statue enjoys a niche In *h '*Hall o'I Thtoroua, Iswe Me e
Fame" or not, as *-,as ate'd m. ,aso'I PP***.***e % WT 4
time ago in one of the Floridla n-.w, Fr4,d Per ~g
papers, his picture adornm th. -ro I-waI %Hra
umns of the Florida Daily Timens-l *, IuNrde, T.* e
ion, and that pap r de'vo-lee mor- Np.4t %la4- pameag-e
than a column to the pbh' rition oft-
his speech before the FPk';da state ffr. t t ,l
Optical Society. ,aI ', 4... ^s *
nfwin >* **.g ^. -eA
Rev. W. H. Coleman and family rv '** sva*e* a ee o
turned from a two weeks' visti to t' mo 'bn M W*4. .
dar Key yesterday. He pr'.at hb *n. eral times during his stay there an I**l *t**t >. *l. wi**--n4* -1
rcirved adsevraul into his i ** -- -

- MT71-1Q DIUVt s al nlll is M r -ars 4#!,
the church. Altogether bhe had a
pleasant outing. although th. la I.
were too high for fishing Mr a at
man will occupy the pulpit of 'he-
Christian church Sunday a usual

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w ~ w ~e

Mr. A. J. Albrittoa ogf Ialy w*s
pleasant caller at ourV OM Theursft.
His son. Mr. A. B. AM.f toL. w
attending school in Alita. ad h- I
wanted the Banner to follow htl'a *
there, as its weekly visits is lkh
getting a betterr from hom ""

Mrs. F. E. Haskell of Wetira"el4 ,
spent Wednesday la Oeala. havife
come up to see the dtstitm. Se waj, o *** ,*** ,- *,* ea' i
accompanied by her alse.. MI-s Ar
nold, who now makes her hom w t ' M -,,- 4
Mrs. Haskell.

Mr. J. P. gl a whor rese a
the first was&0 tfl eow of ma
street, north, n l ta ais rl6 d






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oIny e5-tsb tobave abea f&b


Two am emptured 4 allimatons in
m bumch the other dy In Okeecho-
bee Lake.

Orlando has a new hotel with an en-
trely new name. It is called the "Wil-

OMW fa a" how it I64
m my lad mand half the
err me Its stripes tor-
-mal white, the good

ot the d..y a shel-
g the might.
p tMeeS. s& oh. bow
g A M T land secure within
S-md y mhert beat quicker
m -. -me id-tomed. the hired
-i s MMd witte.
f tAft& h great fla, the Lfag or

No" an behide., the red and

V se iness Manager

V-AY. OCTOBER 1. 1909
$ 5. .L Tatum. mother of the Mi-
0 Vt08ms. died in Orlando Monday.
b 1 years old.

S- Il --atikmal arrests have
M Wme lan the Mrs. Platt murder
M TapaS. and that city is all

I White Hoase at Washington is
O tob e alWated with rats. There
hLZ be a general cleaning up-and

%- mtate sf Goveraor Johnson, -if
sa la id to be only $3700.
S0la 8a yead of the simple life of

U alters of Jackson, Miss.,
to uan a f ormal protest against
- I wme at the banquet to he
ilid to President Taft.

ta Tlampa Tribune says that Col-
& J. B. Anderson is the most prom-
M iaea of Tampa. We had not
S that Colonel Peter 0. Knight
M- his residence.

Sevoeranmet has given out the
k t that It will give aid to the
of the Terrebonne parish of
ag ai. This is done to prevent
a0 aheak of pestilence.

=h agtiOe also that the wide awal'e
t of t. Johas county are soli'c-
at the colored brother whose
H Me in the direction of the
but as to the white broth-
Si a are color blind.

Ve Paker's mew man for FloriIa
this year's orange crop et
bmiaxes. It was 6.000,000 until
1 It. Let it remain as it was
keaa salt may spoil the broth.
e a peorter-Star.

A pacial comes from Portsmouth,
I. IL. tht the crew (f t h, naval tug,
af. which :..,. in a gale off
SAa about :m n. -. ago, left the
8o and the sur.r .: to their fate,
gfti ot pomseyiao. ot the life boat.

tea prMesidet is doing stunts on his
trip similar to President
when he made a simila-
-: Preaching from the Mormon
la the great Salt Lake taberna-
Sg g down in a mine 1200 feet
t a bowels of the earth. etc.

hap gave a royal welcome to thoe
Steamship from Philadelphia
adds another link to Tampa*'
i rq'tal chain. A big banquet w.s
Snad there was a great flow (,4
r. or which Tampa is provern-
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lieutenant governor tak-",
b Of a democratic governor in
just as occurred in Oh*,
I n whea Governor Pattison, a
died in office. and was su.-
by UIeut. Gov. Harris, a re-

a t FeMage things around a lit-
. abt Of mark cotton to buy
= WhW why not make bacon t,)
?L40aU with? Try it and see how
-Jasper News.
M what we are doing down
8M Owl Mi and the scheme works
W Bt the better scheme, it
to as would be to combine the
P M both. Cotton never fails

W. Hare. editor of the De-
N is being mention-
SP ate eCandidate for railroad
The editor of the
bs known Mr. Hare for
Sl 4we would be delighted t,
WtO We regard him as one
Sparest and best men. -

I M Is eme of nature's no-

The Udal wave on the gulf coast
was mild compared to the prohibition
wave.-Atlanta Journal.

If Dr. Cook is a democrat, as re-
ported, he is running away ahead :f
his ticket-Toledo Blade.

Dr. Cook's partiality to Denmark .t
least shows that he doesn't suspect
anything rotten there.-Atlanta Jour-

A firm in Jacksonville claims to
make the very kind of gumdrops used
by Cook in his discovery of the north

Mr. W. H. Potter, county treasurer
of Sumter county, is dead. He live i
at Rutland, and was one of the pio-
neer citizens of the county.

With Lincoln pennies quoted at ,8
cents apiece, isn't it about time for

another tariff fight to reduce
of living.-Toledo Blade.

A Kansas girl has been

the cost


seven times since June. Evidentl
she didn't put in much time helping
her mother.-Toledo Blade.

The Metropolis says that the autio
mobile tax in that city is meeting
with disfavor. When and where was
a tax ever hailed with joy?

The Bank of DeLand has made ap
plication to become a national bank
and the application has been approved
by the comptroller of the currency.

Claude L'Engle continues to make
his sensational tour and nothing dis
courage nor disconcerts him. H2
says that he is going to get the plum

Efforts are on foot to reclaim 25,
000 acres of land between the St
Johns river and the town of Hastings
The Hastings soil is said to be veiy

The three words-boost. boom
build-follow each other with ascend-
ing meaning. First comes the boost;
in a little while boost produces boom
and then comes the building.-Pensa-
cola Journal.

The progressive county commission-
ers of Duval county have called an
election to ratify a million dollar bond
issue for the building of good roads.
The Jacksonville papers claim that
the issue will be approved by a larg-e
majority of the voters and it will give
a big impetus to the already rapid
growth of that county.

Nellie Gray of the Jacksonville Mc-
tropolis has given out some more in-
formation. She tells us that New
York is the largest city in the United
States and that Jacksonville is the
largest city in Florida! Nellie might
also add that Ocala is the busiest lit
tle city in Florida and for beauty has
all other Florida cities faded.

The great Barnum and Bailey circus
is coming to Florida. It is billed for
a performance in Pensacola early in
November. Not likely that Tampans
will get a chance to see the big show
--circus men say the Tampa license
is prohibitive.-Tampa Times. Ditto
Ocala. Our reform legislators see:n
to be aginn the circus," and aginn"
things generally.

The West-Flynn-Harris Company
has brought suit against ,:essrs. Pi
W. Blount and G. A. McL~eod for $2'.,-
000. The case is one of assumpsit.
the exact nature of which is not s'a!-
Now Senator Zim
Declares with a vim
That Frank Clark's shoes
Will just fit him.
-Tampa Tribune.

In all the history of exploration and
discovery there has been nothing so
dramatic as the announcement jiy two
daring adventurers, within five days
of one another, that each has plknted
his country's flag at the apex of the
world. And the heart of the Ameri-
can people literally bubbles with pa-
triotic pride as they realize that the
flag. in both instances, was t'i Sars
and Stripes.-Atlanta Journal.
What's this? Broward orders sever-
at thousand banana plants from Hon-
deras and will start a banana planta-
titon in the Bvergldes? We thought,
Judging from his senatorial aspira-
tions, that the former governor in-
tended confining his operations exclu-
sively to the lemon industry.-Tampa
Jesse Burts's directory count rivei

the Times? He will do the most goo(
by making good there.
s We are told that the missionaries
since the Elsie Sigel affair, have de
cided to give up their labors in the
Chinese slums in this country. Bul
' what is the difference between the
slums here and the slums in Shang-
hal and other Chinese cities?

On October 19th Duval county will
- vote for a bond issue of one million
dollars for the building of good roads
We are fast entering upon an era of
good road building and it means
much for the future well-being of the

Mr. Adolph Ochs can give the ave'-
age thrifty politician in this country
a full hand of trumps in the matter of
' versatility in politics. Ochs controls
three newspapers, the Chattanooga
Times, the New York Times and tho
Philadelphia Times. The Chattanoo-
ga Times is presumably democratic,
the New York Times pronouncedly
republican and the Philadelphia
Times very much mugwumpy. Ochs
has politics simmered down to" a pure-
ly business basis.

L George Fred Williams, with Gov-
ernor Douglas, the leaven of democ-
racy that is left in the once good o!'l
state of Massachusetts, says that for
years the democratic party has been
howling for tariff reform, but when
at last it was given a chance for re-
form, the members, whether from the
north or the south, wanted to reform
everybody but themselves. When thoe
states of the respective representa-
tives were reached the democratic
members from the same cried out
aloud for a part of the "loot." George
Fred Williams states the case correct-
ly so far as Florida is concerned. Pro-
tect Florida's industries, said one of
the members, and write whatever
you awnt in the bill. He said that he-
wanted for Florida a part of h1C
"swag." That was a strong, if it was
a candid statement.

The Baltimore Manufacturer's Rec-
ord says that no portion of the coun-
try is more in need of good roads
than the south.. Nature has not giv-
en the southern states natural road-
ways such as are to be found in some
colder climates and in the rocky re-
gions where agriculture is painful and
scantily productive. In the warm
sections o; the United States the
hand of Providence has made all
ready for cultivation of the soil at
ibte least possible preliminary ex-
pense. Fertile acres that need very
little or no preparation for producing
profits to the owner is stretched over
miles and miles of territory. Ha'-ing
provided the land for producing crops,
nature could hardly be expected to
produce the roads for hauling them.
It is up to the man with the cotton
field or the cane field to make his ways
for travel, and the task, owing to the
greatness of the distances to be cov-
ered, is an enormous one. It is only
within a few years that the people of
the south have really taken hold of
the great problem of roads. In a
short time and under many difficul-
ties something has been accomplish-
ed which can be called a start in the
right direction.


urA special to the Tampa Times from

and enlightened opposition, which ih.-
country very much needs.
"I tender my respectful sympathy ;
and homage to his family, and, i'i
deed. to all the people of Minnesota.'
The universal esteem in which
Johnson was held may be judged froni
the expressions of President Taft:
"He was a wonderful man. He add-
ed to a charming personality a frank-
ness and common sense that won over
his natural political opponents and
he made an able, efficient and most
courageous public official. That a
man of his parts and of his capacity .
for great public usefulness should b-
taken now at the age of forty-eigait
should be, and is, a source of national
regret, for had Governor Johnson liv-
,d his position in the state and cotn-
try was such that he certainly wouitl
have been called upon to fill an in:-
portant place and to assist in the pro-
gressive movements of which, he was
a constant advocate."


Georgia is using her convicts 'o
build good roads, the lease syste-r
having been abolished, and it is sta'-
ed that very satisfactory results are
being achieved.
The Savannah Press, discussing th?
matter, makes this fine showing in
support of the system, and as al.o)
proving the value of good roads o
'The fact that all of the 107 coun-
ties which have taken convicts from
the state are satisfied with their bar-
gain and are going to hold on .o
them, and that many of the thirty-
nine that have none are asking for
them, is a strong indication that the
good roads movement has taken a
strong hold on the people. We have
been telling the farmers ever sin
the good roads movement was inau-
gurate-l that they and not the autom,)-
bilists were its real beneficiaries, aa.l
we are glad to know that so many .)f
them agree with us. We have no

doubt that
year or so
are worth
them and
other day
in which it

in the course of another-
the feeling will be general
the state that good roa-ds
all that it costs to buii I
a great deal more. The
we published an editorial
was stated that in Sumt-.r

county two mules recently hauled in-
to Americus at a single load ten ba,,rc
of cotton over a road on which before
being improved, two bales were a
load for them. That article has been
reproduced in a number of weekly
papers, and we have no doubt has had
the effect of strengthening the senii-
ment for good roads. If a team (of
mules can do five times the work on
good roads and do it with greater
ease and less strain on the wagon, it
stands to reason that farmers could
invest money in no way to better ad-
vantage than in good roads."


Next Sunday the New York World
offers its readers a real musical treat
in honor of the great Huds,,n-Fultoa
celebration. The World will publish
the official Hudson-Fulton Grand
March, music complete, exactly as it
will be played at the official grand
ball to be given at the Metropolitan
opera house Saturday, Oct. 2. There
will also be another set of pictures iun
colors of famous stage beauties by
Archie Gunn. Nobody can afford to
miss, getting next Sunday's World.

Sl tin L atirLLJUJi it ILu an i iiran Uts n i
ble eulogy of the "Sisters of Charity.
It glories in the record of Marlii
Luther John Knox, John Calvin anw
, John Wesley.
It has nothing but words of prals<
and adulation for the Episcop4-
church, the Baptist church, the Pres
byterian church, the Christian church
anc all churches of all denomination.
It bas the most profound respect foi
he belief of every man who is consci
entious in his belief-whether Je'.'
Christian or Pagan.
It believes that God looks down ir
.enderness and mercy upon all men
and sees the pure in heart of mern
bers of all religions and cults.
This paper believes that all relic.
ions boiled down would be but oai
religion-the universal religion.
This paper believes that a man i.
niade better by his religion and cau
lie good despite his religion whatev -r
it may be. It believes that "an ho'i-
est man is the noblest work of god,-
and that all men can be honest if th.,y
try to be.
It believes that as knowled&to
spreads all men will become good,
and that the world will be as God sa' I
it was-"good!"
God is its creator, so why shouldn't
the world be good? And as all men
are the children of God, why shouldn't
they all likewise be good?

The Ocala Banner is the only papa r
in Florida that stands flat-footed for
free trade. It is opposed to protec-.
tion in all its forms, and has never fa-
vored a compromise on any proposi-
tion with those who have been t!n-
kering with the tariff. It has held that
the principle of protection was selfish
and sectional to the core. When ota-
ers favored a protection of a dollar
a box on Florida oranges, although at
that time the owner of two groves, it
stoutly resisted the proposition.
Yet in spite of its pronounced and
uncompromising attitude, here com-es
-he following from a writer signing
himself "Splasher." the Brownvillc
correspondent of the Arcadia Chan.-
"Ye correspl)ondent noticed a rlI a-
ping in the Punta Gorda Herald froa.i
the Ocala Banner, editei by Mr. Ha'.-
ris. a very learned man. a man tr..ii
g.ncrally writes what lie th-inks and
-i-ncrally is very level headed. but in
'his instance we cannot agree wittn
himn. He says if our democratic s(',.-
lors can, by their slick diploma.y.
swap courtesies with Aldrich, Payv,
and their like and obtain a pala;a';
slice for Florida they should be giv-,.i
cr(elit for it. Ye gods! how democr.a-
cy has been polluted.
"Mr. Harris, what have you done
with the teachings of Thomas Jeff,_r-
son? What would old Andrew Jack-
son say to such a proposition? It is
enough to make the old war-horse
turn over in his sepulchre."
Yes. but Uncle Andrew could not
feel any worse about it than we do.
To be so misunderstood and shameful-
ly misquoted is enough to make a
man feel like kicking his own daddy.
And Sister Childs permitted it, too.
The Ocala Banner will again state
its platform:
It is opposed to the system of pr>)-
tection from Alpha to Omega. It
builds up one industry at the ex-
pense of others. It works a hardshin
on the farm producer and the general
This paper stands for equal freight
rates--the same rates for interior ci:-
les as for seaport cities. It believes
that the interior cities should th fna.


Tlle mees to have boosted Itaelf out --- -
of existence. Henry Watterson, editor of the Lod- This paper has the moat promad
- isville Courier-Journal, was in France respect for all religions and oeve
Electric lights, fed by storage bat- branch and denomination of every r
series have been installed in an am- when he,, learned of the death of Go- branch and deno
balance in London. ernor John Johnson of Minnesota. It pay. humble tribute to the Je
It was Mr. Watterson who first suag- It py humble tribute to the e
Letter registration will be raised to, gested Governor Johnson as a pres- h religion for the migworldty press it ha
10 cents by the postoffice department dental possibility. The nonatn has made upon the world, and it has
after November 1. Made by the Kentucky editor was sono stones to throw at other religions
Unexpected that it took the country if any there be ante-dating it.
"The land of enough to eat" is the breathless at a time when the majo- It reads with extreme gratificate ion
title that is now applied to the United ity of the party had made up its mind that among what we denominate as
States. Is if not a good one to brag that Mr. Bryan was the logical leade, pagan religions there were hospitable s
about? since there was no stronger man in for the sick and other charitable n-
-- sight. stitutions, and that even in the twi-
Tom Watson is still keeping up his Being apprised of Governor John- light of history the world's popula-
fight against the foreign missionary son's death at his hotel in Paris, Mr. tion was not given entirely over to it-
system, and a mighty big fight he is Watterson paid the following charac- centiousness and wickedness-that in
making, too. teristic tribute to the Minnesota the general dross there was some re-
statesman: fined gold.
E-faw-lo-har-jo, the most influential "I knew Governor Johnson wel It is glad to read of the corn laws
Indian of the tribe of Seminoles, has from his early manhood. He did aie of the early Roman empire, and th"
been baptized, and accepted the the honor of calling himself one ,f high standard of morality given ou-
Christian faith. y 'bos' In the summer of 1907 by Confuscius ante-dating the gold n
The First National Bank of St. Au- de a sincere effort to convince the rule of Christ by more than five hun-
The First National Bank of St. Au- thehinking democrats that his nomia:- dred years: "Do not unto others what
gustine is paying 4.3 per cent. for the you would not have them do to you.
privilege of becoming the depository ion would give us the only chance would not have them do to you."
privilege of becoming the dpositoThose It reads with profound admirati m
of the city fu houghwell of the suggestion, how-the code of laws promulgated by M -
a]*. ... elft su inh ses. which have their culmination in
Talk: abct the nerve of Cook and ever, delayed too long in acting upon which
the ten commandments, which still
Peary, what :.; it compared with that it and let the time pass. which, hal conduct for th
of Claude L'Engle, who is traversing it been improved, might have chau- serl:e as the rule of conduct for the
the state of Florida all by his lone- ed the whole character of the lasi enlightened nations of the earth.
some in his race for United States presidential campaign. It humbles itself at the feet of to
senator? "I am deeply distressed by the nev:s Great Teacher, who "never spake -5
S-- of h4s death. The republic has, un- man si)ake." and left as footprints o
Of course milee Powell" is m -k. doubtedly lost a great American. Ha. foliow ideals which are lifting th'
ing a good -ccretary of Tampa'. he lived he could have discharged a world to loftier heights.
board of trade, but what interests us great public duty in leading us to- It has read with unspeakable admi-
is to know if he is making good on ward the organization of an adequate ration Macaulay, s magnificent tribute


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emm Goemed FFroms Teeshlags
e of Al Demeemiaaties.Is.
Man's greatoem tI not that he is
lost, but that he may be found.-Rev.
M. 1. Burt0o. Congregatonalist. Brook-

ft L. mLLO.
so l- __ hr 6F PuM Aft.

T M M ch dw*a caught v

a wet lave la whn
e it Mn or hav er in a
A&gma TVrelMa. His estate was
b-- me OR it weM any tenants.
me 6" bta dld, a daughter
Gh~r weU woulu iberit his prop-
41M. 0m biwsptlron and Edgar Cohim
t oa that f re dian, ad
Wq U~ P 'an st love. Sir Bryan
-ppene the match, having hi in-
"mNasr his daughter, but she was
a 9iM Ot SM disposition and gave him

ive bb C01ment to the match she
wW Omak a trip with her lover to
09M Green. Fearing this, he con-
mtedl, aud that his future son-in-law
iht learn to manage the estate
eys weod Inherit he made him his
meetary and accountant.
One eNt day Sir Bryan and his sec-
rtary were receiving the rents. When
the last tenant had gone the former,
eavig a fifty pound banknote on his
4a, left the room for a paper be need-
ed. On his return the note was gone.
He looked for it everywhere, assisted
by his Sretary. but it was not to be

Sir Bryan went to bed that night
meatavced that the man who was to
be be meo-In-law had stolen the note.
Opposed to him before, he now became
Idermined that a thief should not
marry his daughter and In2erlt his
peperty. However, the next morning
he had a thorough search made of the
meo In which the note had disappear-
&e. It was not found, and Sir Bryan
despite the pleadings of his wife and
dasuhter, gave young Cornish over to
.e authorities, preferring against him
a bchare of theft.
The courts In those days were not
the compnated affairs they are now.
The acer stood high in the county.
Smd his word was a power. He told
at magistrate his story. He and Cor-
ah were in the room alone together.
Mr Bryma went out for a few minutes.
leaving the note on his desk. No one
etTred during his absence. On his
guturm the note was missing. Since in-
Malmate articles cannot remove them-
selves it must have been appropriated
by the only living person present. It
was not found on Cornish's person.
but e was not searched till be was
arrested. He had had ample time to
dispor of It. There was no defense
made,. for there was nothing on which
to eaoe a defense. The crime was
remmltted In midsummer, and since
thoe 'ourts were not given in those
days to spending much time over the
eases that came before them the trial
was onmlmlded and sentence passed be-
fer, sep ember. Cornish was son-
te Wed to be hanged on the first Friday
T October
Naturally every one connected with
e coodemned was wrapped in gloom.
The lovers who had anticipations of
a happy unlon now had before them a
usparetto by death. Lady Trevelyn
bwt herset up with her daughter and
would have no communication with
ur busband. blaming him for the hor-
w hbe had brought upon his family.
It was now too late to recall what he
&d doe. The law must take its course.
Pr.prattons were being made for the
emerttoa. and the people, as was the
astm In those days. were flocking in
lor the spectacle.
A few days before the expected
tragedy a cold ranlo and fog. the first
ef autumn. wept over England. The
Iheron. who sought to distract his
themgchts by occupying himself with
hits mcunts, seut for a sweep to take
, the soot out of the chimney of his
"le prep|aratory to building a fire
,tn tIe hearth. While the sweep was
at iNrk i"r noiUU cuteed the room,
st donu at his desk and busied him-
self w ithi his papers. So preoccupied
nas he. rather with his somber
th.ughts thitan his work. that he did
et bear any sound within or without.
ts1<:hhl. h." was recalled to his sur-
st,,..'u3s, a cotugh directly in front
.,f hat:, l-'king up. there stood a ti;:-

strive. t ierefore. to acquire Fuh linl-it-.
as will strengthen a:d impl;'ove -:::
nr.atures.-ltev. P2 Wi\tt I. i'eltor
EpiscoFalian. Fordham. N. Y.
Shield of the Believer.
The reliever is to feel that God i%
not only a creator. but a shield. At
every step and in every tria! over us
is omnipotence nud around us is oinni-
presence. God does- not onl.y create
us. but in a providential rway there is
a holy. wise. powerful, preserving aud
governing power that Inspires conf-
deuce and conduces to peace. A sense
of God's nearness and defending pow-
er will elevate the mind and strength-
en the soul against life's trials and
temptations. Doubts dishonor Gtd.
and unnecessary worry over the pres-
ent and anxiety for the future rob life
of Its happiness. There is nothing In
the future to discourage or depress.
for God is our shield and exceeding?
great reward. The future may have
marvel or surprise, but his mercy is
under life and death, and the believer
Is still able to say. "Th : art with
me." God cannot change. He must

itfty perished In the tidal
that struck the T )p1imon shore.



Moral Goodness.
Life Is a sham and a failure unless
It is a success in moral goodness.-Rev.
T. J. McDonald. Roman Catholic. Uti-
ca, N. Y.
Troublesome Enemy.
Indifference is one of our greatest
toes and one that easily prepares the
way for others.-Rev. S. H. C. Burgin.
Methodist. San Antonio, Tex.
Shallow Satire.
It is a shallow satire rtlch seeks
to ridicule all forms, manners. fashions.
observances as were manacles or warts
upon the hands of freemen.--Rev. C. E.
Nash, Universalist. Los Angeles. Cal.
The Past and Future.
The future will differ from the past
according to the quality of the present
choices and volitions made by men
and women.-Rev. Dr. Charles W. Mc-
Cormick. Methodist Episcopal. Brook-
Exclusive Religion.
Our religion is an exclusive one. as
exclusive as light is exclusive of dark-
ness. ns inertia is exclusive of nioneni-
turn. as life is exclusive of death.-
Rev. David J. Burrell. Reformed, New
The Soul.
The soul Is a mechanism and is not
self propulsive. Like a ship. it asks
the winds to fill its sail; like a car. it
asks power to drive the wheels.-Rev.
Newell Dwight Hillis. Congregational-
ist. Brooklyn.
Disciplining the Appetites.
If the biceps require the dumb bells.
If the Intellect requires mathenmail.s.
logics and classics, so the appetites
and desires require careful disciplIn-
lug if the fullest life is to be obtained.
- Rev. A. A. Brown. Episropaliin.
Akron, 0.
God's Knowledge.
Knowledge of God may be fully
yours and mine if with all our hei-rts
we seek it. if we will only give his
spirit fair play with our spirit with
open heart and conscience to receive
his guidance and teaching. Rev.
George A. Smith. Preshyterian, Glas-
The Right Side.
An awakened conscience must Ixe
awake to the things to whi'-h c n-
science must be applied. Conscience
drives a man to the right side. hut in-
telligen-e. reason. judgment, must first
tell him which side is the right side.
-Rev. A. J. Bailey. Reformed Church.
Make or Break Us.
The ideals of life are what make or
break us. Ideals are beckoning hands
alluring us to something we have not
yet attained. They are responsible
for all material progress. The discov-
erers have been led to lay hold of their
quests by virtue of their beckoning
ldeals.-Rev. Dr. Charles Bayard Mitch-
ell Methodist Episcopal. Chicago.
Life's Tides.
The tides of life flow in and will
ebb out-thousands of throbbing hearts
when ours are at rest forever, thou-
sands of aching brains when ours no
longer are busy. thousands of toiling
hands when ours have ceased from
their labors, thousands of weary feet
when ours have completed the jour-
ney. On the morrow's morrow I he
end will come for us, and we shall goZ
hence to return no more forever.-
Rev. Dr. Newell Dwight Hillis. Con-
gregationalist. Brooklyn.
Importance of Our Habits.
Our virtues are habits :is much as
our vices. Honor. couraize. purity.
punctuality, prayer and kindness anr
i--|>it< ". **. n.u -b 2 s *r',- s\ve;II'il:'.
drunkenness and lying. When tli i-
truth is once perceived it I: kt's 1
resolution in conduct. Morality with
many consists in trying to correct evi
habits rather than in striving to f,'r:i.
good Itws. Iluman life is largely au-
tol'.atic. We are in reality "'v,':il i
landtl!es of habit.." To each '-.rt o,1
i1lnr'cssiol! we have n; nuttoin:i ic
ready iiitlde response. The sort oft
li;alits we are forming is therefore o!
the greatest imUport:ance. ;ni wem :;I'(
tfor.iinu hlabits of sonie l;inl w:v'ti cr
eI' aitte'ld to thetu t~r rot. \Ve ,,li'.X




Have you any worn-out chairs? If
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Finish Varnish Stain, and in 30 min-
utes make the chair as good as new.
Full directions on each can.
Sold by Mclver & MacKay, Ocala,
Fla. (1)

Our attention has been attracted 1oy
a paragraph in the Commoner which
is so concise in language and precise
in its purpose that it deserves repro-
duction. It bears the caption, "Com-
mercialism," and says: "A New York
_-w _-.. .xsalnnt fflM hA tn f its trav-

The lame, the halt and the blind
are already making their way south-

Have you neglected your Kidneys?
Have you overworked your nervous
system and caused trouble with your
kidneys and bladder? Have you pains
in loins, side, back, groins and blad-
der? Have you a flabby appearance of
the face, especially under the eyes?
Too frequent* a desire to pass urine?
If so, Williams' Kidney Pills will
cure you-a t druggists, price 50c.
Sold by 'Tydings & Co. x

General Prosperity, fully epauletted,
is again visiting us. Everybody is giv.
ing him a cordial welcome.

farm, with buildings, good well, pond,
etc., in Old Town neighborhood. Mrs.
J. Donald Ferguson, Ocala, Fla. 10-1-4:
The East Coast Homeseeker. who.e
editor is an epicurean, says that th.-
Florida gopher is entitled to a place
in the very center of the table.


Great deeds compel regard. The
world crowns its doers. That's why
the American people have crov.ned
Dr. King's New Discovery, the king of
Throat and Lung Remedies. Every
atom is a health force. It kills gern!-s
and colds and la grippe vanish. it
heals cough-racked membranes and
coughing stops. Sore, inflamed bron-
chial tubes and lungs are cured and
hemorrhages cease. Dr. Geo. Moore,
Black Jack, N. C., writes: "It cured
me of lung trouble, pronounced hope-
less by all doctors." 50c. and $1. Tri-
al bottle free. Guarnateed by Tydings
&Co. min
Prof. John N. Stockwell, the noted
astronomer, says that Cook's dates
show that he was 316 miles from the
pole. He bases his argument upon
the statement made by Cook that
"April 17th was marked by the swing-
ing of the midnight sun over the
northern ice."

to A. A. Chisholm of Treadweli, N.
Y., now. His reason is well worth
reading: "For a long time I suffere-l
from ilndiges;ion .torpid liver, cons:i-
pation. nervousness, and general de-
bility," he writes. "I couldn't sleep.
had no appetite, nor ambition; grew
weake, every day in spite of all med-
ical treatment. Then used Electrin
Bitters. Twelve bottles restored 'ill
my old-time health and vigor. N-;-
I can attend to business every day.
It's a wonderful medicine." Infallible
tor Stomach. Liver, Kidneys, Bloo I
and Nerves. 50c. at Tydings & Co. ni
Thirty-seven colored gamblers
were arrested in one night by the,
vigilant policemen of Jacksonville. All
gamblers do not look alike to police
men of Jacksonvile or any other city.
They seem to take special pains to re-
form and make good citizens of our
colored brother.


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from a terrible cut on my knee cap,"
writes Frank Disberry, Kelliher,
Minn., "without Bucklen's Arnica
Salve, which soon cured me." Infalli-
ble for wounds, cuts and bruises. It
soon cures burns, scalds, old sore's,
boils, skin eruptions. World's best
for piles. 25c. at Tydings & Co. m
Arcadia is claiming to be the ban-
ner orange point this season, esti-
mates at present indicating tha.
about 400.0O> boxes will be handled

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indomitable will and resistless ener-
gy. Such power comes from the
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The names and residences of the
subscribing incorporators are as fol-
Green Rutland, Reddick, Florida.
Moses B. Bennett, Reddick, Forids.
Frank J. Rutland Reddick, Florida.
Beauregard Johnson, Reddick, Flo:-
Ralph Heath, Reddick, Florida.
The officers who shall manage 'th-3
affairs of this corporation shall ie
designated as follows: Grand Chief,
Grand Vice Chief, Grand Scrib ',
Grand Treasurer and Chaplain; and
such officers shall also form and be a
Board of Directors for the conducting
and management of the business of
the organization, to be elected annual-
ly on the first Monday in November
of each successive year, by ballot of
a majority of the members present in
regular meeting of the association.
Green Rutland. Grand Chief; Mo-
ses B. Bennett, Grand Vice Chiet; I
Frank J. Rutland, Grand Treasurer;
Ralph Heath, Grand Scribe; Beaure-
gard Johnson, Chaplain, who shad
manage the affairs of the organization
until the first election under the char-
The by-laws of this corporation
shall be made, altered or rescinded
by a committee appointed for that
purpose, and subject to approval of
and by a majority of the members
present at any stated regular meeting,
the times for holding which shall be
established in the by-laws.
The highest amount of indebtedness
to which this corporation may subject
itself shall never be greater than 2-3
(two-thirds) of the value of the prop-
erty held by it.
The amount of the value of the real
estate held by the association shell
be subject to the approval of the cir-
cuit judge of the fifth judicial circuit
State of Florida.
Marion County.
Before me, a duly commissioned n>
tary public for the state of Florida,
personally came Green Rutland, one
of the inco porators, and an officer of
the above named organization, who.
being duly sworn, deposes and l--
clares under oath, that the purposes!
and objects set forth therein, it is in-
tended in good faith to carry out. and'
further that he. together with tii
o;hcr incorporators, signed thir-
names as above, and he also asknowi-l
edges io me that he did sign his nam'c
as si.(h incorporator with the othce'-:!
-Grioen Rutland.
Sworn to. and also acknowledged I
i.e or inw e is ptoemfr 2trhi. 19'3.
(S-eal .1 JOHN E. BAILEY. I
Nots:':: Public for the S.tate of Florida.'
.\.v cn1i:i-stion expire-' April le'lii,
1:,1 10-1.


The annual camp meeting of the&
Church of God in Florida will be held
on the camp grounds at Fort Mead.,!
Fla.. October 22 to 31.
Arrangements will be made, as ;n
former years, to care for those who
come; however, anyone desiring o.h-
er accommodations will have no trou-
ble in securing private board.
An effort is being made to man?
this the best meeting of its kind ever

held in the state.
Several able evangelists from a d;i-
tance are expected, among whom are
B. E. Warren of Springfield, Ohio, J.
R. Allen of Ontario. Canada, and G. A.
Coplin of Indiana. These with oth"r
evangelists and ministers of this
state will have charge of the services.
This meeting will be non-sectarian.
The preaching -will be definite and
radical. Many importantt subjects of
present truth will be ably presented.
Sno--'il attontinn will hbe aivn T:

thm f- LOWa

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Notice is hereby given that the un-
dersigned incorporators will apply to
the Honorable W. S. Bullock, judge of
the circuit court for the fifth judicial
circuit of the state of Florida on the
1st Day of November, A. D. 1909
for approval of the following charter:
And the undersigned hereby asso-
ciate themselves together for the pur-
pose of becoming incorporated under
the laws of the state of Florida for
the transaction of the business set
forth in the following charter:
This organization shall be known
and incorporated as The Christian
Benevolent Aid Society of Florida.
Its, chief place of business and its
headquarters shall be at Reddick, in
Marion county, Florida.
The purpose and object of this or-
ganization is for charitable and bn-
nevolent work, and fraternal union,
and as such society, or lodge, to assist
the needy, visit and care for the sick =
and bury the dead of its members.
Any person of good character of
either sex, between the ages of fif-
teen and sixty-five years, may, upon
application at any regular meeting,
be admitted to membership, by 'bal-
lot of a majority of the members pres-
This corporation shall have succes-
sion by its corporate name for ninety-
nine years.

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hinge joint, the good galvanizing, t eacly pe m-u ^
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returned imedimedhuly. TYetomithel me w -
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as evidence of your woodith ss=-L
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then we keep the ouner. O.thevw.
refund the money. waiTM P0eU U
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4 Quarts "Keating's Pride" $3.00

4 Quarts "Ozala Club"

4 Quarts "Gem City"
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ery org-an and build up brain andI
body. .J. A. Harmon, Lizemore. W.
Va.. writes: "They are the best pil'-
I ever used." 25c. at Tydings & Co. r.n
The only thing that we have against
the Gilchrist administration is tha':
he s;,ciled a good editor when he made
A. P. Jordan inspector of pure foods.

Chamberlain's Cough Remedy has
beconit famous for its cures of
coughs, colds, croup and influenza.
Try it when in need. It contains ano
harmful substance and always give
proml-; relief. Sol.l by all drug-
gists. m

u:, I .h k. La Erbus. It was the chim-
ea.. "w."p'. wiuse extended hand held
a ;.::1 1I ti4t of papr' so smuJged
ui lI I >t that its character could not
to r..a.lll> recognized. The baron
-. hanw.tai.ill.x took it and examined it.
A eudhll 'u light came into his eye. a
r*". .r munt his cheek. It was the miss-
i.i-,it The bwt-ep had found it in
tis. .iultuay. where, carried by a draft
of air wheu Sir Bryan had opened the
dawr. It had remained ever since.
Like a cyclone of joy the baron
ir tI: ;Lthr* the house aad stood
batiag on the door of the room where
hA. wife and daughter had shut them-
mhis Iia. crying: "The note! It is
funad' The boy is saved"' The door
was dung open. and the old man rush-
ed i brandishing the smudged note
above bhI bead. Then. when the sit-
|tti was understood. Gladys fell in-
S to* br father's arms in a faint.
ILeMain ber with her mother, the
S bar Md to the bouse of the mag-
tMute a0d before leaving had cured
am Ore r for the release of Edgar
C oms The ews spread. and when
O rMeased prinoor left the jail he
Vm sasa by a crowd of citizens.
I&bad sot proceeded far when be
Was wt by Gladys Trevebly and
S-- &- .& .Wvsted by the

8 -

Mr City of the
mNCNW tyof the
-mr State.

SheM ed la the center, and
s ~onat at Marien county.

SIJ rt-Mt treek farms to be
- M-e te together with the
*I Miso a epoa ofthe ear-
bmwr fe ay" mean-

S d ,oraada of plosphaten-
f fta Qin r at towne and shp-

"--, M e atthe Urket agri-
s l_ and mineral dis

m a be 4Ma ec frsomae of thel

E egwhl-ts temastm, goatn
SIM os reeavems to be

f t h ek lagduter with the

I dguops at p hophatale,
eg smw heal l brickclimate.
S1 from tak visitation ofded
p w iMr adl authorities, asnd
amO4 sWstfrokes and ul-

S e~t- .e The smmersty
--e aon the back-fer to
re the a-,-

(ta b)-the guimeand
soown s. mae --with there s-o
eWa of thet pine wood, en-
O~w aklty of a naturally

S ea J t unti the lat-
SV oar kired plagues, and-
dismm es.wntrokes and

a ea tw. The smmere s

Srf mthm nyprefer wish to
-hn i toa th ae the oorth.r

atO O inas pimntet is 60
a t-tm r Janrs frdom

..... --.--- toosts of
f* U~ wh raly going above

Sjua andtil the at,
-Oealk Is famous as
SM tse la 1894, with ato
1 &1 $ba f. t he stortIh
J N.@mkm iarnarys and

= g M samne aH over l0

MVWn adeSA. and the ou-

Seun t184 wite atr-
10 M. 7 e stock
s i ewAL McKena is

U : adjacent con-s

eptr we. lCatholic,
et. Al omupy edi-
e l ew .an, d have good sin-

gl mao l 1aaMs an excel-
asked aud primary school.
ecasib has just been
Third street. The
at # is eosseuat. and the
Lj.The 7 Cty owns Its

.th o 1-being well light-
es east to the mu-
The plant represents an
at Pl.i. and the income
Sper abmam, while the op-
ams $10.176.leaving
dto the ity eof $10.04, to
s wthe .ntkn fad to 1Io-

g w 8ietakmwr mSlaes. Wood is

to he plant, and the charges
sans per kil watt for incan-
a d S cents for power.

egy with any city of like

Ther awe three paid

Sd meane9 men who are paid
wMe- thy asest at fires. The
f t nd as aM alarm system.
a* g t 4 t@ good work of the
0 BGr of any conse-
bo msiMffr Win the city for

S gto coaists of four
n a~N il ew80., two hose
b~ d M d der. 3000 feet of
ad Other ami laneous equip-
Srve'pWss an outlay of
A eWW Se beM Is mounted in
-m whisk Is sounded
i MMg to e of ire, and again
(eWl "s' Gas, Heat. Light
VWWa ONmpay was oranised
ggWMe eare aeO for the pur-
Wif 0 IAaG assG for beat. power
l e. Cltleas* Gas
gt. as n i w k aown owns
m e6mi09 so of mains.
Sm atle Is $2 per
IF dm t"fat tfuel gas is
eW Mt. The as is made-

gIltel an& New
6, ig

the Springs can be plainly seen at a
depth of 50 feet. Fish on the bottom
are as plain as if they were in a tin
pall. A penny thrown into the
Springs can be seen as readily as if
held in your hand. There is some-
thing about the chemical composition
of tWe water that serves to give it a
magnifying power. It is nine miles
to the Oklawaha river, and the water
is as clear as crystal the entire dis-
tanc-. A student of nature can secure
food for rumination on this trip that
will last for a long time.
Blue Springs is another resort, of a
similar nature, twenty miles south of
Ocala, and Is reached by rail or car-
riage. Many pleasure parties find
their way to these Springs at all sea-
sons of the year.
Homosassa-on-the-Gulf is another of
the popular resorts reached from
Ocala, being two hours distant by
train, ana located on the Gulf of
Mexico, furnishing the best fishing
and hunting to be found'in this sec-
tion of the state.
Lake Weir is fast becoming a popu-
lar resort, being eighteen miles south
of Ocala on the line of the A C. L.
There is fine bathing and sailing here.
-Ocala City Directory. 1908-1909.

In spite of the insistence of several
of the leading papers of the state, si-
itor W. B. Hare of the Arcadia News
declares he will not be a candidate
for railroad commissioner. Men of
his character and ability are worth
while coaxing on a point of this kiud.



The Confidence Placed in the Body Servant-A Paper of

Historic Value to Older Readers.

emumm potoesm wela r b-
ream ad other federal adab Tbo
appWoIriatio ammits to $1.0,000 and
the fondatom work bas been com-
pleted, and the work on the remaind-
er wil be pmohed to completion at an
early day.
U. L. PetoLdoe-One of the surest
edicptoma of a cityra growth and de-
velopment is the status and growth
I Its postoitce receipts. Ocala's
POstofee, for the past five years,
shows an increase in receipts of
about 12 per cent per annum. This
reflects a steady, permanent growth,
minus any "bum" features. Below Is
appended a statement of receipts for
the past five years:
Geo. C. Crom, postmaster; B. F.
Borden, assistant postmaster; Thom-
as C. Thompson, clerk; T. M. Moore,
clerk; A. P. Gilmore, clerk; Benj. R.
Blitch, clerk; Otto G. Lohrig, clerk.
Carriers, Chas. H. Stewart, Horace
Harold, Jas. S. LaRoche, Harry L
Booher, sub.
Lobby always open. Money order,
register and stamp windows open
from 8 a. m., to 6 p. m. General de-
livery window open from 8 a. m., to
8 p. m. Stamp, money order and reg-
istry business transacted at general
delivery window from 6 p. m., until
8 p. m.
Paved Streets-There are over six
miles of paved streets which cost the
city $7,500. The main square or pla-
za is paved with vitrified brick. Good
roads lead out from the city in every
direction, affording many pleasing
Cement Walks-During the past
year several miles of cement walks
have been laid on the main business
and residence streets, and the good
work still continues; and it will not
be long before this class of walks
will supersede all others.
Public Lbrary-Of the few cities
within the state that maintain public
libraries this city is one. It was start-
ed eighteen years ago, and has been
in constant operation since. The new
location is on N. Main street, on the
second floor of the Clyatt building,
and is open during the afternoon from
4 to 6. The librarian is Miss Louise
B. Gamsby. Membership is $2.50 per
year, which fee permits the patrons
to borrow the current magazines with
each book taken out. Non-members
are required to pay 2 cents per day
for the privilege at drawing books.
Water Works-The Ocala Water
Company was organized in 1888 with
a capital stock of $100,000, owned
principally by eastern capitalists. The
water is obtained from an artesian
well bored to a depth of 1220 feet,
rendering the source of contamination
absolutely free frme surface Impuri-
ties. The capacity is 500.000 gallons
per day. The water is hard, but heal-
thy and palatable, the sulphur being
removed before being turned into the
mains. There are nine miles of
mains and ninety-five fire hydrants.
Transpowtiontl-Marion county and
Ocala have two systems of railroads,
the Atlantic Coast Line and the Sea-
board Air Line. Both roads traverse
the county north and south, and the
4. C. L. runs alsm east and west.
In addition to these rail facilities,
boat lines operate from the Oklawa-
ha river, which runs north and south
through the bounty, connecting at
Palatka for Jackoneville and ocean
points, and also tnes operating in the
Withlacoochee river, which skirts the
wouthwesterm edge at the county.
Points of Interet-Silver Springs,
a resort five miles north of the city
on the line of the Seaboard Air Line,
is one of the most famous and popu-
lar resorts in the state. The Springs
may be reached by driving out, as the
roads to it are fine. At the Springs
is the terminus of the Howard and
Hart lines of steamers which run to
Paatka. This is considered one of
the most beautiful trips on the con-
tinent. The Oklawaha river, into
which the Springs empty, has an indi-
viduality all its own. Its banks are
strewn with a constantly changing
panorama of scenery entirely differ-
ent from anything else in this coun-
try. At the Springs a sight awaits
the visitor that it is seldom one's
privilege to behold. The tiny boat
that takes you out on the Springs has
a glass bottom, through the bottom of

(The following extract is from Miss
Sarah L. Jones' "Life in the South
From the Commencement of the
War," which was published in Lo',-
don in 1863. The author was an Eln-
glish school teacher, who came to the
iUnited States in 1859, and found her-
self professionally engaged in the
southern states at the outbreak of
hostilities. In 1861 she was engaged
by Governor John Milton of Florida
as tutor to his children, and the fo,-
lowing extract relates some of her
observations and impressions sin his
family. It will be noted that some of
her criticisms are caustic and portray
rather too graphically perhaps the
rude conditions then existing, but as
a picture of. life in a prominent Flor-
ida family these pages are not with-
out certain historic value. The au-
thor expresses plainly her sympathy
with the southern cause, and on going,
north in 1862, was openly consider .
a "rebel," and did not deny the accu-
sation.-Editor Florida Historical So-
ciety Quarterly.)
"As no one knew when I should ar-
rive at Tallahassee, of cou-se there
was no one to meet me at the end -if
the journey, and I repaired, bag and
baggage, to the 'best hotel,' ai.d forth-
with addressed a note to Governo'
Milton, to apprise his excellency of
my arrival. The capitol, a tidy-look-
ing 'frame' building, with flights of
steps and a portico, was just opposi.e.
the hotel.
"A negro servant soon appeared, to
say that the governor would 'be over
in a few minutes,' which were passed
in as great a flurry of wonderment as
when I had watched over the side of
the boat am the Rappahannock river
for the approach of the "Slaveholder."
"A very carefully dressed gentle-
man was not long in making his ap-
pearance. His manner was not par-

ticularly cordial, and my courage van-
rf om his own sense o y,

ished like a spark. His words w,'-e
few; he had 'a great press of busi-
ness on hand.' He did not make any
inquiries about my journey, excepting
to say that he had received my letter
from Charleston, and thought, per.-
haps, that being there, I might have
been tempted to run the blockade and
leave the country. I heartily wished
I had done so; but replied that sucn a
step had not entered my mind, as I
had promised to keep my engagement
with him. How little the people seem-
ed to be in the habit of deipnding on

"In the absence of anything else to
talk about, be asked concerning my
acquirements. Did I teach this, that
and the other? Could I play? glancing
at an odd sort of chattel in the room,
as if expecting me to perform on it
before even my gloves were off. I
had heard that his family was very
musical. Soon he arose to depart,
without mentioning his wife and
daughters, until leaving the room,
when he said, 'Would I prefer to con-
tinue the journey immediately, wait
till after dinner, or rest, and proceed
the next day?'
"Continue the journey-what could
he mean? I looked the question,
when he replied:
"'My family is at my place in Jack-
son county; I have not brought them
here, because the city is not so agree-
able as the country, where they have
everything they require. In case of
an expected attack at St. Mark's they
are safer there. My wife.and daugh-
ters are accustomed to be where they
have plenty to eat and drink from our
own plantation; and as it is now very
difficult to obtain provisions here, I
think you will all enjoy yourselves
better in the country.'
"With such tedious journeys of late,
the night-traveling, and excitement, I
felt so much worn out, that I propos-
ed to proceed the next morning, and
rest at Tallahassee until then. It was
now about noon; the governor said
he would come again before dinner to
conduct me to the dining room, ani
would desire his servant to 'look "n
occasionally,' and bring the carriage
to drive me over the town.
"Tallahassee is built on rather high
ground, and hilly. There is not the
slightest appearance of 'city,' scarcely
even village, for the roads are very
wide, bordered with trees, and with
trees also along the center, in some
parts. A few adjoining stores are on
one street, with another or two scat-
tered here and there. There are two
or three churches surrounded with
trees, and some very pretty residenc-
es in gardens of trees. Groves of
trees, thickly planted, are every-
where. Many evergreen oaks, ceda-s,
pines and holly, and the warm weath-
er and open windows, again make
you forget it was January. It Is a
pretty place, though not a 'city,' ac-
cording to our ideas.
<*rlk---- ,&. - 224 -

and the usual pomposity of negroes in
that case. He was accustomed to be
trusted and consulted, and I learned
that he had traveled a good deal with
his master, and had formerly belong-
ed to a gentleman in New Orleans;
and he had not seen so much variety
without improving his intelligence
and observation. He knew the names
of most of the trees and plants that
we met with, was always obliging in
stopping to gather specimens for me,
and gave me, on the whole, quite "i
stock of useful information concern-
ing the country we passed.
"We were traveling in a sort of half-
open carriage, with a top for shade,
and two seats, both facing the horse ,
and a splendid pair they were, that
did not change their pace nor cease
to step together for hours at a time.
Thus, William, sitting on the front
seat, could reply to my inquiries and
attend to his beautiful grays at the
same time. The governor had not
found time even to tell me the num-
ber and age of his children, therefore,
judge my surprise, on asking William,
to hear: 'Ten, all at home.' Ten chil-
dren! And one son married, besides
several who had died. Six were to
be my pupils, William said.
"'Governor's residence, ma'am,'
said William, as he alighted to open
the gate.
"It was just light enough to distin-
guish a long, low dwelling, surround-
ed by a deep piazza reached by steps
extending along the whole front. A
very pretty style of building, quite
southern, and in the midst of a wood.
Excepting the drive to the house, an I
a cleared space in front, it was lit-
erally in a wood, and was therefore
appropriately called 'Sylvania.'
"Several of the ten chllJren, who
v.'ere sittitn upon the steT- a'- ih,
carriage rew up, exclaimed: 'Wil
liam! Here's William! Howdy, Wil-
liam! How's Pa?'" * *


The value of the estate left by Go,.
John A. Johnson of Minnesota is ..-
timated at $18,000.
This modest property was that of
a man who had been many years iii
public life, who had been three times
elected governor of a great state, and
who was the choice of a large ele-
ment of his party for the office of
chief magistrate.
The figures of the estimate consti-
tute not only a monument to the fi-
delity and integrity of Gov. Johnson,
but they are additional proof that
America continues to breed men ca-
pable of sacrificing to the public ser-
vice all thought of pecuniary gain.--

With the largest crop of corn that
Suwannee county has ever produced;
a splendid crop of sweet potatoes, su-
gar can and peanuts ready for har-


Five years ago there was very 1i
tie development of the extensive W
ter power of the south, but since tb
time there has been built up aloi
the Catawba river in North and Sou
Carolina one of the greatest hyd'
electric systems in this country.
The Rocky Creek plant has ji
started and now the Southern Pow
Company has a generating capaci

in its three water-driven stations
54,600 kilowatts, or 78,000 elect
horse power. These plants are
three in South Carolina and abo
thirty-two miles in their greatest d
tance apart. Just south of the Nor
Carolina line comes the Cataw
plant, some twenty-nine miles doi
stream is the Great Falls station, a
three miles below this latter point
the development just completed
Rocky Creek.
The Catawba plant began to op
ate in 1904, and in September, 190
it was delivering 10,000 horse pow
Within one and one-half years aft
the starting of the Catawba plain
that is, in September, 1905. work
gan on the development at Great FA
and was completed in March. 19
giving a construction period of abo
eighteen months for this hydro-el'
tric station of 4,000 kilowatts gent
ator capacity. Within a year aft

you, Miss Jones; he is my body ser-
vant, and has served me faithfully for
many years; I would t:ust my own
daughters with him.' Then he added,
more cheerfully and kin lly, no doubt
observing a very woe-brone face:
'Do you love flowers? if you have ay
taste for gardening, I w;ll L're an Eu-
glish gardener to lay oat my pl-icr.
and you can take him under y:ur
management.' To which I gladly vs-
sented, in having some amusemen: to
look forward to in the piace of soc'e-
"The weather was lovely, only very
warm, with the thermometer at SO
"We arrived at Quincy toward th1
afternoon, where I was kindly enter-
tained by a lady and her daughter,
who started me off the next morning
with an abundant supply of coid
chicken, ham and 'breads,' as all the
variety of corn cakes, waffles. ho);
rolls and hominy are called.
"The country we passed over was,
in some places, vory interesting, and
at others, through sandy pine woods,
very tedious. The lower lands and
swamps in the vicinity of rivers af-
forded beautiful wild flowers, even in
January. The fragrant yellow jess i-
mine, which I think was the 'Gelseim-
ium sempervirens,' of Dr. Asa Gray,
climbed the trees and hung in fes-
toons among roses and evergreens,
which, with the peculiar softness and
charm of the atmosphere, furnished
some enjoyment, even in those two
lonely days of tedious traveling.
"William was a very respectable
looking and well behaved servant,
with patronizing manners, proceeding
* __ 1hi_ ^my" _xx__db d_ __'ai i__ tilib V

This is the everlasting cry. given
latest voice by the Mulberry Journal
"We would like to know what ha,'
become of the board of trade? Their,
has only been one meeting sine' ihe
final election of officers, which oc
curred about two months ago."
What has become of it? That Is
the point. Boards of trade and otb.'r
like institutions which when active
are the very life of the communtl ,"
they represent are too often but a ;It4
of names of "old stagers" written in
a book of minutes with no more iI'..
in them than so many autumn leav. -
But Editor Hetherington of tlu'
Lakeland News is bolder than hai
Mulberry contemporary, scorns the n,
action of the local board of trade an I
proposes to do the job himself,. as will
be seen by the following from hi-
"Like most cities of a similar siz
Lakeland finds it difficult to kep .:
live board of trade In existence Th,
Lakeland News is determine to ful
fill to the best aof its ability one' fun-
tion of such a body-that of adv* r
rising the city. In ttis respect it a.,
going to try to be a whole tloarI of
trade in itself."
The Journal wishes him God Hof I.
but warns him that he has undertake**
a bigger thing than any newspaper
has ever done. At the same tim,' w.
do not wish to put a damper on H
enthusiasm, for there is nothing r,,,.
yond the reach of a true and earn -4t
man-and Hetherington is one of thii
queer species.-Pensacola Journal


Make a kitchen floor new. bright
and dunrahl sit ha. dl. ,

Mrs. B. T. Peruse of(1 O4lb 9 .0
Itor in the city, d 1n -aed le *
cated at the Wit4or 0e11 t ow a of ,v
of two or three days.

D. A. ar;: and W Wa,,8,, .*
Martel, Fla.. are ia the rMty em *t
days of business amil pieamut. *0
are located a' the Aradmn H,.t I Tb.
are enjoying thie siabl'" I I,.,*** ..
of Jacksonville grrala *4.i --**** "
driving here have s-t m. m*" e
friends and atqualan'ase***
0 0
J. R. Martin of lTIscha,, > *i
guest otf the r Park ll o. I *h.t-. **-*
ing a fow 'iAy' .I h. gt M I Wa
tin is connefled It h 11 Ii* ft
hate mining mco:pn: ae1, 1a 1

,s ta'ndinx ilam inlimla'!-ilal f a, a'
fit in .Jacksonvi~llo

Gj. ( H McKeania a s
06;. uman of (brala1.-"a I!.
...for a a wint.'a ll o %-a
tor o'nj'svinR tha- 'i

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tM'rmig Is HI '

mi~ll ruua~a haii ~
IIat a.i' aag.Y~ Au -

tmade hliao h- at~qaa.'



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Mr. F. C %% ifla,'.?' A 'p9' ,
inesm mnan #'14 1of-a oft -* iih '1,

The govermmesat Ive)sle Ip i-9'
sea rch for an is k abe t %*.s.., .-.
for a remorsa&W low withosab to,*"~ ,
-the "asrchhasbaa tw.-edowbe.4*w
eessful. IN#tois i t *toqeaPml p'
tant to And a peg'vi'bet will*.
for a reeammableIs- kagth 4 'amm.V
papyrus .Iorumbmas s toKsgs. a,.
Ible after SOs,. IbnweM04i ff. r S
thbe Ohldlime" painIF ff~ I% Aof
ords. boat tho.- v.4 poo u*siss. 4#
day falls 'it p.., .. a''e -* ,to
Of cours.. hWm#Ak. oft,,*-.. I.
cheaply thas' 'hoo11Iy pv. .. t #
strabh a n ewmwtal. .q ,,,
(if f I`-two-nhoi t .- -
roavr* 4'i .. *.atg too *v, .
IJ85w~i are- g..o' to*to~ ,
main hleotisc lb a..

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fuewn It.Ioa its 4Igglam" rt01 ,0"
bile, and .4 s4
This is aa true *hom* ha' s
111%oels Pr,o e h-.ts a.

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in annual seemifft Iss'.4&wmftv .wb
iflg at thvjess atm.r..., hasia' e

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P' .aine~

n-u. uui eui e ai Jar ly anv # X|w n "
Cet a can of the L. & M. Homeo Ptinilh j IMaT
I'oor Paint. Paint the floor in the.-
morning. It will dry hard enough *^- o_ t
over night to walk on, and make your ,
kitchen bright and cheerful. I
Sold by Mclver & MacKay. Osala,.
FPa. i3, CHARLIS 0 w m *

Editor Howard of the Orlando Re- s lw
porter-Star has said good-bye to that a -
paper. He is to be identified with e: t ow com
another publication. %'his is his fare-. bfk N NS
well to the paper, with which he nass TOaI.: *. l4, N a
been connected for the past year: 0 00: t Il a *aI 0
"Good bye, little girl. good by.?. __ T:__ to *0 -S f
We've been mighty faithful to yoj.
We've nursed you and fed you anJ P. I


the development of the Great Fa!'i
site was under way, that is. in ,Au-
gust, 196,. clearing began at Rocky
Creek, and the completion of th4s I-
ter plant in April of the present yoar
gives it a construction period of alb)it
two and two-third years, but this re-
duces to two years since the mason-
ry work was started.
Within a space of thirty-sev-'n
months three hydro-electric station,
with a combined capacity of 54,601O
'ilowatts, have gone into commission
along some thirty-two miles of the Ca-
tawba. Within the past year con-
struction has been started at what is
known as the Ninety-Nine Island
plant, near Blackburg, S. C., on the
Broad river, where it is proposed to
install six generators of 3000 kilo-
watts each, a total of 18,000 kilowaitt.
,or 24,000 electric horse power. The
I'ate for the completion of this fourth
development is fixed early in 191.0,
and it wil give the Southern Power
Company a combined capacity of 7?.-
(00 kilowatts, or 96.000 electric horFe
power in water-driven generators.
Such a record of aggregate capacity
Et several different stations in a sin-
gle system all completed in a peri.ld
ot six years has probably never be-.n
equalled anywhere else.



Under the above startling capton,

OW 1 101 aid Cigarettes
At a nm a of the Woma's Clab
a St Pt a tesheer In the primary
* dpautaast of the Omcaa Righ School
t-ed th-t she bad found several
of the attoM hoys oking cgarette-.
O qm ~t g them as to where the'
SI them, the children said they had
hthem doow town.
1he dealers who are in the habit of
esC cresttes, or cigarette mate-
rtal to m1M or large boys under ag.,
v Iey ot know of the strin-
gent law passed by the legislature of
1Is7 a reard to selling to minors.
wr their permal we append the law,
vewatim. hoping a hint to the wise is
aecftest, or It will not be necessary
ftr the Woman's Club to take fur-
ther actio:
Chapter 5716-(No. 121.)
As act to prohibit the sale, barter or
giving away of cigarettes or cigar-
ette material in this state, and pr:-
orribnag penalties for the violati- n
Wb it acted by the legislature of the
state of Florida:
Iectiom 1. That it shall hereafter
be -ulawful In the state of Florida
Owr any corporation, company, firm or
prso, to sell. barter, furnish or give
sway. directly or indirectly, to any
tmeor any cigarette, cigarette wrap-
er or may substitute for either; or to
precure for. or to persuade, advice,
us-el or compel any child under
Id ae to smoke any cigarette.
See. 2. Any such corporation, com-
piay. Arm or person violating any of
the provistoms of this act shall, for .he
t Ir eeafse, upon a conviction there-
of. be lmed in any sum not more tha-'
M. or less than $10, and to which
may be added imprisonment In the
egeaty Jail for any period not exceed-
Mg ixty days.
Imc. 3. it is hereby made the duty
Sf aherita. constables, their deputies
er say police ofcer to enforce the
prvistoms of this act, and he may
ggamnm any minor who may have or
have had in his possession any cigar-
tees or cigarette material, and com-
pel him to testify before the county
judge or any justice of the peace as
to where and of whom he obtalnel
sch cigarettes or cigarette material.
Sec. 4. That all laws and parts of
laws in conflict with the provisions of
this act are hereby repealed.

+ + -

-~ ____________________________________________ m U

W. C. T. .

Judge Harris Dickson of MississippI,
a jurist and author of wide reputa-
tion, discusses an altogether novel
phase of the negro problem.
And if Judge Dickson is correct in
his conclusions, it will not be long be-
fore the black man settles the issue
For slowly but surely the race is
disappearing from the continent.
While Judge Dickson is something
of a romancer, the Atlanta Georgian
says that he is also a student of
economic and social conditions, anJ
his duties upon the bench have given
him excellent opportunities for In-
sight and observation. The article is
well worth perusal.
Says the Mississippi jurist:
"Forty years ago the negro was the
healthiest man in America. Today
he is the weakest, most predisposed
to disease, the man with the least re-
sistive power. Heredity and the
white man's regulations made him
what he was in 1865; heredity and the
negro mode of life make him what ne
is today.
"Before the war the great mass of
negroes-as they are today-were ag-
ricultural laborers. Their masters
prescribed hours of toil and rest, pro-
vided homes and overlooked their
amusements. Irrespective of any hu-
man motive, the master's selfish in-
terest demanded the best possible
care of his property.
"The planters had received from
Africa a horde of barbarians, who hai
no idea of hygiene, sanitation or med-
icine. The planter took this stock
and made a healthy race in a new
land. He located his slave quarters
on the healthiest spot of his plant.-
tion, laid them out in the form of a
little village, with separate houses,
yards and gardens for eor-h famil..
There was good water and good drain-
"The negro, in 1860, was a near-per-
fect specimen of physical man, while
'in the south today the negro lives
where he pleases, and in such man
ner as suits him best. The plantation
quarters are not laid out as formerly,
the cabins are scattered, often with-
out regard to sanitation or water. No
efficient supervision is exercised over
I the negro's care of his cabin. He i i
Notoriously unclean. His home is
rarely whitewashed or disinfected. In
the rural districts the blacks ha. **
nothing like the medical attention and


The merchants of Citronelle are
selling an average of $2200 worth of
feed every month. That means that
each year $26,400 goes out of Citron-
elle to Iowa and Illinois. It means
that in the last ten years we haire
sent out of our town $264,000. Every
cent of the money might have been
kept at home. What would it mean?
Now, look here. About one hundr-ed
people get their mail on the rural de-
liveries from Citronelle. Suppose
they had produced this amount of
feed. It would have built each family
a comfortable house, a good barn and
over a thousand dollars left for im-
proved farm machinery, or, allowing
one thousand dollars a mile for co.-
struction, it would have built eight
public highways stretching thirty-
three miles away from Citronelle; or,
it would have purchased each family

an automobile and given two of
children an academic education.
farmers of Iowa and Illinois
good houses, good barns, good
automobiles, and their children
academic educations. They
feed. You buy your feed from

Do you
all be


seC what you are doing-for
D- you know that this can
t.chr.-,e ?-Citronelle (Ala.)


"Dear me. what a sour look that
woman has! What alls her?"
"Indigestion of the face."
"What s that?"
"Skin food didn't agree with it."-
Memphis Medical Monthly.

The two arctic explorers continue
to have their innings.




Notice is hereby given that the un-
dersigned, a- special master in chan-
cery. under :nd 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 caust- 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. ri.. 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 acres, 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 is hereby given to all cred-





Matanss Lad Stops on Monster and
Eacape by Climbing Post
Stepping upon a six-foot diamond-
back rattlesnake and getting out of
the way of the reptile by leaping upon
the top of a cypress fence post, was
the thrilling and unpleasant exberi-
ence of Marion Joseph, a thirteen-
year-old boy at Matansas a couple of
days ago, according to news receive d
in the city today.
The lad was going through a dense
hammock Just at dusk when he stee-
ped ove: some brush and directly up-
on a rattler. He saw the big reptile
immediately, and, screaming for help,
leaped for the cypress post in a barb-
ed wire fence back of him. He made
the top of the post all right and eas-
ily stood upon it, as it was broad.
The snake coiled and the lad claims
that it struck at him as he leaped, but
that the fangs only touched his trous-
The boy's cries for help were heard
by Mr. C. J. Dupont and some other
neighbors and they immediately went
to his assistance. The snake was la-
ter killed and was found to measure
over six feet in length, although
there were but two rattles and a but-
ton on its tail.
The lad was still on top of the post
when help arrived and was badly
frightened as a result of his narrow
escape.-St. Augustine Record.

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 shadl 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 De 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 ma) 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,
1909, in the city of Ocala, Florida, for

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, wtth 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 dispos( 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
rights 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 or 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 mis 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 objects 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 this
article shall be regarded as independ-
ent objects.
The amount of the capital stock au-
thorized shall be twenty-four thous-
and dollarss ($24,000), to be divide(ed
into 240 shares of the par value of
$100 each. Any of safd 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


Sec. 5. That this act snail take el- care that was formerly bestowed up-
Iht immediately upon its passage ion them. Negroes dearly love medli-
mad approval by the governor. cine; all kinds of 'yarbs' andr teas an-I
Approved May 22. 1907. Acts of concoctions. They delight in dosing
107. page 229. themselves with patent nostrums, all
manner of home-cures and conju-
"The deadliest enemy of the negr'
R B. Tatum. accompanied by his is tuberculosis-but it is a new ene-
wife. reached the city yesterday, en my. Old-time southern physicians are
rfute to their home in Miami, after almost unanimous in the opinion that
speeding the summer in various before 'the war tuberculosis was less
ties in the north and west. frequent among the negroes than the
"Florida." said Mr. Tatum to a M- whites. Some of them mention it a
rpottlis reporter today, "will during exceedingly rare-many insisting
the Coming season break all records that the black man was practically
it the matter of visitors and inves-- immune to the white plague.
rs. -Everywhere I went I found pe-> "After the war the negro's environ-
pie talking about Florida, and they ments changed; he was free to do Pz
are coming in great crowds, he pleased. There was an immediate
"The Everglades drainage proje.-t increase of all the old diseases, the
has dome more to advertise Florida acquisition of new ones. and a few
thma all the methods combined during; inventions. his birth rate dropped;
the Ima quarter of a century, and this !hs death rate went skyward. T4i
statement is by no means extravi- process of deterioration began at
awl. once.
"While a large number of setler" "One reason why the negro is in the
arw coming from the west, the mid- grip of death is that for the last 30
dW states will also furnish us a large years he has showed a tendency to
mew population, which will materially abandon the field and flock to the
add to the progress of many sections pavement. He cannot resist the gas
of the state. light. the brass band and the street,
"A few years ago the great demand faker.
was for timber lands, but now th? *"In no northern community is th'-
cr Ito for tracts that will grow veg.- negro self-sustaining. His birth rae
tables and fruits. The western farm- does not equal the death rate, and im-
er has been up against a hard pror,- migration from the south alone main-
sittos for a long time and is seeking tains his numbers. Every southern
new selds of labor. They are deeply negro who goes north is to a great ex-
st-eretted In the work of the Eve.-ltent withdrawn from the reproduct-
gtare s and many have already inves- ive population. That is to say, he
ed and hundreds of others will do so toes not contribute to the increase of
this winter. his race by maintaining a birth rat"
*The productiveness of the soil i" in excess of his death rate. Shut off
the Everglades is not theoretical. It immigration and the race will ul'i-
has been proven that it is the mately vanish from the north. In New
Mad In the country. The present Hampshire. for instance, there were
growth of fruits and vegetables 651 negroes in 1790 and 614 in 189,.
pioves Its superiority, and its increas- "From an economic point of view,.
ed development means that Miami is this phase of the negro problem is
t become a very large and important staggering-this friglhtful waste of
cfty."--JaciSOaville Metropolis, human life and efficiency. For an-
-- stance. we will suppose that 100l
PLLAGRA IN FLORIDA white and 1000 black children are

The Perry Herald of recent date
emtalaed the following: "It is si.d
that the dreadful new disease, pella-
g p r which is ravaging other sections,
ia shW up In Perry. Mr. Thoms
Whiddis to said to have a serious
c.e from which he has been suffer-
ig fW Wal months, though it was
eft doin the past few days th t
the atue of hs trouble was deft-
....- aa nflalrm is said

born on the same day in Washington,
D. C. Of those. 663 white children
will reach 25 years as against 401 ne-
groes. The significance of this simple
statement Is appalling, as it effects
the comparative economic value of
the two races. It is a finger pointing
to destruction."

DON'T DRINK! But if you do, see
Hogan. and get the best that money
can buy. Ift t's a good drink, we have

W. Owen Gandy, Vie PrMeet
Charles 8. Paater. Semtaq.
W. Morris J3mes, TresIIer.
The said oilers to easttte o
first board of director
The highest amount of lideble
ness or liability to which this erper
atlon may at any time bject Iel
shall be $0,000.


is LM,
sea snow-
themwgbt on


The names and reeldenee of the
subscribing incorporator., toeiher
with the number of shares of the caW
ital stock subscribed by each, ae as
James J. Vorpe. Van Wert. Ohie. 0
W. Owen Gandy, Fort Wayme. Iat-
ana, 60 shares.
Charles S. Painter, Chicago. IMliaos.
W. Morrli Jones, Chicago, IllInois.
State of Ohio,
County of Van Wert--e.
Before the undersigned, a moary
public in and for the county of Vm
Wert, in the state of Ohio. persaally
appeared James J. Vorpe. to me wel
appeared James W. Vorpe. to me well
known, and known to be the lindivid-
ual described in and who subteribed
his name to the foregoing proposed
charter, and acknowledged that he es-
ecuted the same for the purposes
therein expressed.
Witness my hand and oftral seal
at Van Wert, Ohio. this 1st day of
September, A. D. 1909.
(Seal.) 0. A BALYRI'T.
Notary Public in and Ibr Van Wert
County, Ohio.
My commission expires May 12.
State of Indiana.
County of Allen--s.
Before the undersigned, a aotary
public in and for the county of Allt.
in the state of Indiana. personally ap
peared W. Owen Gandy. to me wel
known and known to be the ladlvid-
ual described In and who subsered
his name to the foregoing propped
charter and acknowledged that he e-
ecuted the same for the purposes
therein expressed.
Witness my hand and oeis lat
Ft. Wayne Indiana, this 31st day of
August, 1909.
Notary Public In and for Allen Com-
ty, Indiana.
My commission expires Jwee II.
State of Illinois,
County of Cook-ss.
Before the undersigned. a notary
public in and for the county of Cook
and state of Illinois. personally ap-
peared Charles S. Painter and W
Morris Jones, to me well know a ad
known to be the Individuals descriheJ
In and who subscribed their same to
the foregoing proposed charter sad
acknowledged that they executed the
same for the purposes threia es.
Witness my hand and oScial soul
at Chicago, Illinois. this 2nd day a@
September, A. D. 1909
Notary Public in and for Cook Coun.
ty, Illinois.
My commission expires February
20, 1912. 9-10.


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Of Application for Tax Deed l'ider to* ei aeed
Section 8 of Chapter 48MS. Laws
of Florida M@ rs W |as
Notice is hereby given that C.R HO1 9 M1AW b
Veal, purchaser of tax certilfate No. Pmtflt A
2, dated the 1st day of July. A D
1907, has filed said certificate la my
office and has made application for i he fluaeW e
tax deed to issue In accordance within 441 1 r 11
law. Said certificate embraces the Marti C-mea 0
following described property situated N*1 Al"red.
in Marion county. Florida. to-wit w ('ys.. of t
North half of southeast quarter .,f 10 re1i,- -o-sI
northwest quarter and southwe' t It t- -rwd h dl
quarter of southeast quarter of north heurvIa gme. %0
west quarter, section 17. township 16. .*r O south, range 20, east. The mid ld J,,ba C Ae4i red f
being assessed at the date of the liuu- h e.gI ey he f
ance of such certificate in the name apper to te id M
of Mary E. Smith. Unless said er- ,i tht*, re e b
tificate shall be redeemed acstrdins Meady, 'Me %0
to law. tax deed will Isaue' there' .n on
the 11th day of October. A. D. 19'9 I9 is f rtler- e4 4 W
Witness my official signature and this o wrIr b-N ..p 4ied1
seal this th,. 4th day of September. A. 1for ,-i k r isheallw
D. 1909. On als ItmUNSI a Ml
(Seal.) S. T. SISTRI'NK. in m comet sad
Clerk Circult Court, Marion (Co. Fla Th kt a AIt eq b
9-10. a1, e g
I('*.rk irr1ie r Ci

In the Circuit Court of the Fif l. .1.. -- -
licial Circuit of Florida in ai.i lor NOT"C T
.'ariou '. -unty-In Ch::.a' ry Not4ce Is hbs eby 's o1i
Susan Taylor, Compl'tia n '. rF.- '-ro therietee a" a ig
ward Taylor, Defendant-Order for s'in havtis iIe *a
Constructive Service. xairost the **Is**e e
It is ordered that the defendant ,ens. dpevee.l to prue~
herein namcd, to-wit: Edward Taylor. th ualoeisei d. W
be and he is hereby required to ap- within nr year f a (not
pear to the bill of complaint filed In ft,.l Let.s.
this couse on or before 1949 MA" .
Monday, the 12th day of November, A9 A4mlraria f eq0
1909 Frank 0 D Ietea.
It is further ordered that a copy of -
this order be published once a wek
for eight consecutive weeks in the -
Ocala Banner, a newspaper published Of Applicate e am io
in said county and state. i s
This 9th day of September. 1909. NotWe to f gi
(Seal.) 8S. T. SISTRUNK. Iath day o 1 t Aert lA&
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion Co., Fla. apply to the Yaw
9-10. cony jd to andi W

NOTICE FOR PUBLICATION a y ta sio .f u S Ie a
Department of the Interior, thortslag m. m s a
U. S. Land Office at Gainesville. Fla. nor heir ef the sald ae#
August 14. 1909. gletes. deoead.. .,*
Notice is hereby given that William j the fe p e
T. Henderson of Grahamville, Florida. to mid estate.
who, on September 22, 1902, made ad- point ae samd
joining homestead entry (8. No. hundredth shal. *s
01964), No. 31764, for southeast quar- northels emerr of theo M
ter southeast qurater, section 13. the sorthweot qgeart of
township 15, south, range 23, east, townshi pamms.
Tallahassee meridian, has filed notice tweaty-o. l. l 8.
of Intention to make final five year Florida: rIoa s11 1
proof, to establish claim to the lead tee ald w sty-
above described, before the clerk of chaltes theme s g1 i
the circuit court at Ocala, Fla., oa the Lake Weir. thbe
29th Day of September, 190. waters ea Labo Web *

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Mee- soeld as tthe
ngun for his age,
Sastl la the yellow
S m wnae s a snage.
Y aen!" cried the sam

g tatof the shy!"
S away, bu met out of sight
0 Bisd* Mtr hard by.
su b ~, peeping saw him go
western way;
wikh tn, as he said,
Sn ar es their day!

~a g aM ty amews yoa can't;

| a M 1- gago to the twinkling
e g l somewhere, un toll and
Sts atof wreas aslant!ed

o a r aTrn the star grew
00 is lsd as .-Aghbor. came;
1 fgM the joke to the twinkling

gam they l-aghed the sun to shame.
marinrV star was so amused,
a th ers bobbed and blink-
am M qspedling by.
H m a whIl, the rosy light
te eastern side;
ta by the stars grew shy,
W si ta the sky to hide.

be' the- -m broke forth. "Ho!
ta where w on are, my dears,
e away. for you can't be seen
f my Iht appears.
% pma -beiw will say you are
*Sefe shinaiag. Think of

S th emgt all might I had


Swa ar to tte workers
W sa- w mai pa ofe orea
mew them a news article

BpI WM m secretary's bulle-
f mr pmourt Mdeavor yew,
It wil be my last one

ft tomg r ot gm-satio4.

hbebe tnI Fierds. The best
we ow gratob tu 22-24de for
In hr INmsrated every-
tems ,ar Christ sad the
ammd, the are several
34 gd Me to menti onhere
Sgmws mh for our growth in

Dds rc Pcoasentions

to agteld. The first ion to

B a *Lake and DeSmto com-r
S orve invfaithfulled Stat o
Sven r a- a7. President.
Of lMis Co~ege, and ot*i-
* g m0f t m en are expected to
111 the outlook is promising
41 affad time at Orlando. ]Cus-
0 the third convention, dati
asty set. *Lake and Sumtor
wko ers have invited State
Wimmard as a special guest.

- Uu to boety

Endeavorers are
welcome him. Oa

I1Ow 44 is the last convention,
Ss-ad to which northeas'-
kt a b hax Invited the friends of
-~etral Mrs. Hilda M. Noi -
of a~m Jc vlle,. and others usel
Swt weft. are to be present. It
lkM thed hat Jmors will be made to
W at hbmw In each convention. Lt
I PM dalUy for these meetings 'n
AM rtt, that they may bring a
S Mn&--Th second quarter en Is
sr le. sad our year is half over.
hMBaks will come to each J.i-
i isaeteedent and secretary of
9a= people's society. Careful and
atteation should be give.i
: d the lacrease campaign of-
veMt Wfore the attention of
lmVan'ers. To end the year
at the DeLsad convention we
wO ar~ well mow and keep it up

-We hopea the 12th was ob-
- aw Tm namee Day among
Sa Dr. D~ey, state
F 4toteadint, ean do lit-
owal uMONiWOM M Msion
@ N ag m& e cou tmMt support,
SM SiROPo ster shoubl be up

i- me loae mfr Chroian
3M g~ aswell nas
S hM be ado a W edg by:

of ow dw.!*


While in Atlanta the other day,
Harvie Jordan, president of the South-
ern Cotton Growers' Assoelation, said
that $1,000,000 will be distributed
among the cotton growers of Georgia
in the next six months through the
marketing of the cotton crop.
Jordan is very optimistic and says
the south is being lifted by a flood
tide of prosperity, adding:
"Contrary to past history, the fall
movement of the new crop has shown
no depression in prices, but on the
contrary the market appears to be
steadily advancing.
"This is due in part to the demand
of the mills, whose stocks were large-
ly exhausted at the opening of the
new season, and to the deterioration
of the cotton crop in the southwestern
states since June 1.
"The crop will be shorter in Texas,
Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and
Mississippi than elsewhere, while th
production in all of the eastern states
will be under that of last year.
"Reports indicate that a considema-
ble portion of this crop was sold d'-:-
mg the summer by growers and sup-
ply merchants for delivery in October
and November, and when these de'lv-
eries are made the original hedges
sold against them will have to oe
bought in, and this alone will tend to
strengthen the market."


All women are more or less vain--
likewise all men.
* *
The oftener you look back the fast-
er you didn't go.
* *

A man who feels his oats
necessarily have horse sense.
* *


Marriage isn't a failure any oftener
than single blessedness is.
* *
Occasionally a girl of the period
brings a fast young man to a fill
* *
A girl seldom refuses a man unlees
she is reasonably sire he will pro-
pose again.
* *
A minister of the right sort is ar
expert condenser of the milk of hu-
man kindness.
* *

It sometimes
"best man" at a
have the best of

* *

that the
really does

A woman is never quite satisfied
until she is sure that at least thr'-e
other women envy her.
* *
Question ten men and nine of them
will tell you they don't get half of
what they are entitled to in this
Governor Johnson of Minnesot'a,
the most conspicuous figure in the
democratic party in the northwest,
had held public office a long numbers
of years, yet when he died he left an
estate valued at only $18,000, a part
of which~ no doubt, was in insurance
policies. This is almost conclusive
proot that he was a stranger to graft,
which is so intimately associated
with so many men in public office to.
Mr. J. P. Richardson of West Palm
Beach is in Ocala for a few days, and

hew md al tmih loim wowr, h tus
far reoeved but .an emnoragement
an his eorts to puah forward our
state nklI aU thIee vital phases Christian life and growth.
orth-Tremurer Radolph Ros*
borough of Deland has so far had but
few resPonses to his appeal for sup-
port of state work In a financial way.
The annual a*--mmnts are 25 cents
for each member of a young people'#
society and half as much for every Ju-
Fifth-I wish to thank many, of you
heartily for the help give in the press,
introduction and sunshine corner de-
partments which I have endeavored
to carry as well as my limited time
for them would permit. Your contin-
ned support is also asked, and we
have the prospect of having the best
report for DeLand convention ever
given for these departments; that is,
if we keep on as well as we have thus
far in the year. Many students are
going away to school under new con-
ditions this fall. If you will give me
their names and full addresses I will
notify the state unions where they ar-s
located, and a welcome will be ready
for them. Please do this for the in-
troduction department and its young
September 27th, your secretary
plans to leave Interlachen for several
weeks among the Endeavorers of
South Florida. Will you pray for her
usefulness and safety in this triu?
The first place visited will be Kissim-

Mr. Meyer A. Novick of Brooklyn,
in the columns of the New York
World, draws the following inspiring
lesson from the life of Minnesota's
late governor.
Mr. Novick says:
"The life of the late Gov. John A.
Johnson, which was cut off in the
blossom of its youth, will appeal to
every aspiring American youth. It is
an object lesson of monumental sig-
nificance to those who, born in hum-
ble circumstances, cherish the sub-
lime hope and ambition of rising in
the world, the innate hope of every
true American child.
"There is only one class of people
whose lives can rightfully be callel
a success, and that is the class whose
usefulness to mankind commands uni-
versal respect, and which upon tLe
termination of its temporal lease of
life is mourned with personal bereave-
ment by all people. In that class Gov.
Johnson was a conspicuous member.
"In his pronunciamento of demo-
cratic principles which appeared in
the World of Jan. 3, 1908, Gov. John-
son said: 'Personally I would rather.
be able to write a book that wou'd
live one hundred years than to oe
able to amass wealth that would ena-
ble those to inherit it to live for gen-
erations in luxury. Yet the amassing
of wealth may be of vast industrial
service to the country and to thote
who seek honest work and wage.
But wealth-getting becomes a crime
when the man obtains it by the sale
of all his finer instincts, by the sacri-
fice of his character, by the violation
of the nation's laws and by the tres-
pass on the rights of others.' Let the
malefactors of great wealth appropri-
ate this wholesome declaration ani'
bequeath it to their posterity as a
sacred heirloom.
"What better example of modem
true democracy, true Americanism,
can we find than that portrayed by
the noble life, lofty convictions and
transcendent principles of the late
governor of Minnesota? Alas! were
it not for his untimely death he might 1
have been president of the United t
States in 1913. His loss is an irrepar-
able one to the democratic party. As
for the country it has lost a man who
indeed stood for principles of sound,
progressive government and not for
individual fads. who placed the wal- f
fare of the nation above inordinate t
selfish ambition." t

Mr. Clifford L. Anderson has re-
signed his position with the Socie*r
Anoyme La Floridenne Phosphate
Company at Holder, Florida, and has
purchased an interest in the Ocai:
Lumber and Supply Company fro-o
Mr. Martin J. Roess of this city, and
will at once move to Ocala and as-
sume his business relations with the
The Ocala Lumber and Supply Com-n
pany is already doing an extensive
business, and with. this new acquisi-
tion to its business direction, it 's
safe to assume that its business will
be largely augmented.
Mr. and Mrs. Anderson will be wel-
comed back to our city, where they
will be a popular acquisition to socie-
ty circles.

A statesman is never a mud-sling-
er. He may call an editor or a news-
DmDer correspondent a nminv....n, g.



Oh, say, Hank and Bob,
You sure were on the job;
And the start
You handed to nature and to art
Shows up today
In a way
That makes New York
Look mighty gay.
Oh my! Oh me!
Did anybody ever see
Such wonderful displays by day,
Such fairy dreams by night,
When what was wondrous in the sun
Takes on a picture light?
Of course comparisons
Are odious among friends,
And they don't go
In this kind of a show.
It must be said in justice
To Robert that the lid
He raised has shown more progress
Than Henry Hudson's did.
The river Hank discovered
Remains about the same;
The tides are there the Palisades
And most except the name.
But Robert hit us harder;
He built a little boat
From which have grown the wonders
That are today afloat
On navigable waters
Wherever water is;
And Robert gets the glory
Which more or less is his.
However, old chappies,
You both done noble,
And could you see
Your show and how we run it,
We do not hesitate to say
You'd be dern glad you done it.
Here's to you both,
To Hank and to Bob,
And we're proving today
You were onto the job.
-W. J Lampton, in New York Worid.l

Summed up, the California lemon
growers are frightened at the pros-
pects of the profits which they had
Figured would be theirs from the nev
ariff schedule going into the hands of
he railroads; Florida citrus intere3:s
ind lemon importers are elated and
we might say gratified; and lastly the
consumer stands a show of paying tihe
right. It is complicated. California
ruit people are hot and are warming
ip for a fight.-New York Packer.


A Washington special says that to

The news which appeared in th
Packer last week regarding the pr,
posal of the transcontinental railroad
to advance rates on oranges and len
ons from California to the east i
causing much agitation in Californi
citrus fruit cricles and will likely
prove the basis of a prolonged flgb
between the fruit interests and th
railroads. In one particular the situ.
tion is somewhat humorous, from th
fact that the railroads appear to b
getting ready to secure the lion'
share of the increased revenue accrt
ing to the California growers becau.;
of the recent favorable tariff legisii
tion by congress affecting lemons. I
will be remembered that at the las
session of congress the Californi
fruit interests exerted every effort t
force congress to raise the impor
duty on foreign lemons for the pus
pose of boosting the California indur
try. How well this effort was apple
is shown in the successful outcome o
the contest, the tariff being raised t,
meet the satisfaction of the grower-
For a time it appeared that a boo:)
was in store for the California lemo,
industry, to some extent at the ex
pense of the foreign industry. Now
however it appears that ihe railroad!
saw an opportunity in this increase
revenue for the lemon growers to in
crease their own revenues, and the'
apparently are not slow to take ad
vantage of the opportunity. It is esti
mated that the advance proposed b)
the railroads would mean a loss ou
nearly $10,000,000 annually to th<
California citrus fruit growers, and, ol
course, such an item as this is worth
fighting for and the growers and oth.
ers interested with them are prepared
to make a strenuous effort to prevent
any advance in the rates.
Indirectly, this coming contest over
rates may develop into a contest
which will concern others than tho;e
directly interested in the California
industry. For a long time there has
been a good deal said at intervals re-
garding the apparent advantages Cal-
ifornia possesses in the matter of
fruit rates, which are in some instanc-
es, directly detrimental to the inter-
ests of other sections It will be re-
called that at the time the Florida
fruit growers were contending for an
adjustment of rates that they could
compete with the California growers
in the big markets of the country the
interstate commerce commission in
its decision stated that the rates en-
joyed by California were plainly a dis-
crimination against other sections
and intimated that should the matter
be brought directly to its attention
for consideration a general shake-up
in the present basis of citrus fruit
rates all over the country might re-
sult. It is along this line that there
es opportunity for important develop-
ments should the California people
carry their case before the interstate
commerce commission.
Florida has contended for many
years that California was being de-
cidedly favored by the railroads on
citrus fruit rates, much to the detri-
ment of the Florida industry.
The lemon importers are also much
interested in the proposed advance in
California lemon rates, for should i:
go into effect it would help mate-
rlally to place the foreign grown fr iit
on a competing basis with the Cali-
ornia lemon, notwithstanding the
new tariff schedule. It is plain to be
seen that the railroads are getting
ready to harvest the benefits, which'i
t was intended by congress should go
o the California lemon growers, with
he final result that the consumer will
lo all the contributing by paying a:-
vanced prices for lemons.

John B. Stetson University


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The North Pole Has Been Fou nd

There is a squabble over it, as to who has found It
The 0. K. GROCERY is in reach of everyboly- y to
and, when found, there will be so squabbles in the family t a,
where their groceries are bought. Everybody will be happy a ',
,they get the BEST GOODS at the LOWEST PRICES.


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commemorate the lives of the Con-
federate prisoners of war who died at
Fort Dalaware during the civil wa,-,
a monument will be erected in the
Confederate section of Finn's Point
National Cemetery near Salem, N. J.,
and close to the old prison.
Similar monuments are being erect-
ed, by acts of congress, throughout
the north wherever there are many
unmarked graves of Confederate sol-


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Carnegie Hall and third men's dormitory now completed
eletcric lights, steam and furnace heat; large fauety; pr Jet
health conditions; fine gymnasium, athletic fields, boatian .ateh
courts, golf links; baseball, football and basketball laun ebme
pions of Florida in 1909. Nearly a quarter of a a&ileM dena
endowment; expenses moderate; scholarships available; (Iwto
tian, but undenominational; stands for

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A K4~i

the Whafl u. eu-
vMa ata stat.
Si me whic is late?.
^ pir 4il. wkfk no of lat .
lto t pM- ot Iuoria geeraty.
Jmt whem the N.ow-eAsorN obtalmel
o "de or it who are the mo.-
b ft inIs the deal are not pvren
Ste a ry s pahi ed readers
Sare wll posted may be enabled
to end beMtwn the li es sad gue
for thmales who is pulling tha

re is the story as printed by ch,

The ueent manaecement of Hon.
awls Om of St Augustine that he
weM be a amdldate for congress in
the ermed district before the primar-
b of eat year. is the Brst indica-ion
tha ettais political conferences that
havw held this summer are oear-
It is evidence of one of the finest
piHtkcal deals that have been entered
toe by politicians in many a long
4ay and which. If carried out. will
break up the political calculations -)f
manr aspiring politicians.
Prw sone time It has been known
that a eww political deal was to be
put cer thb boards by which there :s
to bw an entirely new line-up of th"
adM rowarl-BarrP faction, and in tho
deal t er' is to be some remarkable
The Nws-Record is in receipt uf
rvumabhe information., from a source
that asnnot be doubted, that exposes
the ta ide facts of the proposed deal
sad that will stir up considerable in-
e*0*1' Ia political circles.
elhing Mr. Zim's announcement
earfullb it homes evident that ie
4se mno commit himself to running
as a rirmaesl al candidate, but
tWeve something open for after-con-

It bha leaked out. In select quarter,
that arrangements have been made,
y the select few. to launch a ticket
shMrtyI after the holidays. This tick-
t will comprtise all who will be can-
4d1aee m et year. &ad some who are
to proBt by the combination and be-
ese candidates for state offices two
ewrs a*fer
The slate carries with It the under-
stalltdg that Broward is to be thrown
6wre" rd. and that the faction is not
Ito utport him in his candidacy for
th Initeud States senatorship.
The ticket is to include Claude
L'-gmale for the Vnited States sena-
trhlp, and the votes of the new fac-
ita amre to be thrown to him.
lu***t1 of Mr. Zim's finally running
for c ngressman, he will give place
anthe- ticket to R. Hudson Burr. nox
ratllrml commissioner. who will try to
*II P-nnk Clark's shoes.
Por his ewrvic Mr. Zim will. at the
prop-t time. become a candidate for
Mrl'ln. j)ot as commissioner of agri-
cul',ur antd ew supported by those 'n
the troe~t~ deal.
Pensior Hudson will probably re-
evive- support for nomination as a can-
didate- next year for a supreme court
)Judaethip and be saved for the glib-
rmtaesrtal contest in 1912.
Such is the line-up for the princi-
pal postIouds. The minor candidates,
e-vlaimly. have not -et been selected.
het 1i is expected that before the year
sh" wrane the entire ticket will be
e*tied and active campaign corn-
mered to convince the Florida voters
that it is the best ever.
Thw aKnomucement that this deal
bs Ieen consummated will have a
teides.n to str up Florida politics at
oure. raher than after the holidays.
whn he public were to he let grad-
ay Into the plan as to the new can-

WWhe'er the new faction line-up
siM succeed any better than its prede-
EsUe remais to be seen after ihe
ete. are fially counted next spring.
,tBs is a pretty story, but the grea'
bult with the arrangement is that
the d, mocratic voters of the state
hate not been taken into account.
S rh a combination will n.t appeal to
everybody with the force that it
,e.-me to have among its active pro-
mulpatoru. whoever they are.
il th,- flrst place, it may be put
down as reasonably certain that
Prank ('lark is going to succeed him-
,.1t aiI.t also that McLin is going to

re-,ain in his present office for the
n.%' f. years. at least.
And it may also be put down with
0**en m hr-o'~mg Broward overboard is not
st, .ars tak. by any means. While
ih. fo', l'r governor may not be elect-
*,.( actor. he'll "stay on board th-
P shilp at all events until the race is
orr aI.nI the man who tries to dur'ip
hiI i' 'maturely into the waters ;,!
obliviton will be more than apt to get
the. ducking himself.
This is a friendly tip to the "boost-
*erp ot the new game w'ich the
Ni spRecord is endeavoring to im-
press us with-and no (ue know-
what a dificuh job the "Jumping"
of Itroward will be better thiy Clau'le
L'Engh. who is very well acquaint-l
with that gentleman. personally an i
We may look forward to any num-
twr of these fair-seeming "deals" be-
tweea now and the date of the pra-
mary. but very few of them will have
am. semblance of fact.-Tampa Trib-

Rev. Campbell Gray and family ar-
t %ed in Ocala Wednesday afternoon.
sad are temporarily at Mrs. Arms' on
Fort King avenue, but today ill move
twto the rectory on Oklawaha avenue
Rev. Campbell Gray is the son uof
wbbop William Crane Gray of th"
pthero dice of Florida. and is a
posthere" ha ofan,,


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Philadelphia, the city of Brotherly
Love, has an exhibition of practical
benevolence in the work of the Phil-
adelphia School for Nurses, which -s
of surpassing interest to everyone in-
terested in the care of the sick, the
education of nurses and the promo-
tion of public health and sanitation.
The annual report showed that dur-
ing the past year ten thousand, two
hundred and seventy-five patients
were supplied with nurses, who oth-
erwise could not have secured skilled
nursing care. Four-fifths of this ser-
vice was rendered gratuitously. It
was shown also that in teaching fa
cilities, available workers and number:
of students, the school ranks as the
largest school for nurses in the world.
Clara Barton, the world,-renowned
nurse and manager of field hospital'
work, and organizer of the Red Cross
Society, having for many years ob-
served the efficient work of the Phil-
adelphia School for Nurses, recently
invited Dr. Eugene Underhill, founder
of the institution, to visit her, and be
present at a conference in her sunm-
mer home in Oxford, Mass., for the
purpose of considering the advisabil-
ity of reproducing the work in the
larger New England cities.
At a public reception represen'.a-
tives from Lowell, Salem Worcester.
Springfield, Bridgeport, New Haven,
Providence and other manufacturiau
centers, called attention to the need
of this service for their respective ci.-
Several large classes of students
are about to be enrolled in the Phil-
adelphia School for Nurses, who will,
doubtless witness the extension of the
work of the institution in accordance
with plans now developing as a result
of the recent New England conferenc-
es A large number of free two-yea"
scholarships are available to young
women throughout the entire country,
preference being given to those living
in the smaller towns and cities, and
the rural districts. These scholarships
include room, board, laundering, uni-
forms, all necessary instruction and
railroad fare paid to the student's
home town upon the completion of
the course. A preparatory home-stud-;
course and a short resident course
are also available to those who desire'
to quickly prepare themselves :or
self-support, but are unable to devote
two years to study. Any reader of
this paper who may be interested In
the general subject can. by address-
ing the school at 2219 Chestnut street,
Philadelphia, Pa., get full details of
the work, and the scholarships now


State Senator John S. Beard of Es-
cambia county, one of the most spec-
tacular figures in Florida's political
arena in recent years, has quat :th
game. In the Pensacola Journal he
announces that he will never again
take an active interest in politics
other than the interest which he feels
that every citizen should take.
As a candidate for congress, a del-
egate to the national convention, a
candidate for the United States sen-
ate, and an active participant in ev-
ery political campaign for past yea-'s
in this state, Mr. Beard has occupied
an important and prominent place in
the politics of Florida.
He has attracted national attention
by his efforts to pass a disfranchise-
mnient measure through the legislature
in violation of the fifteenth amend-
ment in order to have Florida carry
up a test case before the supreme
court on this amendment. This pet

measure was forever laid to rest by
the last legislature, after a magniri-
cent fight on his part. During the
last session he attracted s,'tt, w'do
attention by his denunciation of Gov-
ernor Gilchrist, because of the stani
taken by the state's chief executi.-e
relatives to the Wailes-Beard Indian
war claims.
In his notice of retirement from a-
tive politics the says:
"I have absolutely and permanently
retired from politics. While I shall
always take the interest in public
questions that I think all good citi-
zens should take. I will not again he
a candidate for office, nor will I again
take an active part in politics.
"I shall, from now on. energetically
devote my time and attention excli-
sively to my profession. and am pr,-
pared to practice in all of the state.
and federal courts.


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Paint. Won't cost more than about
a dollar and saves more than a hun-


The thing most needed by the re-
ligious world of today is to rid Itself
of superstition. That Christianity,
with principles inculcated by a Mas-
ter whose mind was broader than the
depth of the limitless univei could
have developed in the present day to
a point where there are 186 separate
organizations in the United States
alone is the most remarkable outcome
from the history of the ages, which
is presented for the grapplings of j.i-
dinary intelligence.
A few days ago a parcel of fanati-
cal creatures gathered together in
Massachusetts to welcome the ending
of the world. Of course it did not
come; but, nothing daunted, they -e-
vised their calculation and postponed
the event. They but followed in the
footsteps of Miller and other pretend-
ing Christian prophets whose follow-
ers were duped by the personal mag-
netism of the leaders who, most like-
ly. were themselves the slaves of their
own misdirected course of study, aid-1
ed by imagination without judgment
-a mere scatter-brain fancy.
Here, in Florida, there have within
the past year been two cases of the
same character. Neither was a pre-
diction as to the ending of the world.
The first, however, involved no less a
degree of credulity on the part of
those who 'followed the leader"-f3r-
tunately not quite so far as he wen',
for he now reposes, we believe, under
the sod somewhere in the neighbor-
hood of Fort Myers in Lee county.
Teed, the one and only high priest of
the Koreshan community of Estero,
who announced that he would resur-
rect three days after his death an.i
revisit the earth to prove the truth
of his peculiar teachings, is now pay-
ing the debt which all material crea-
tion owes to nature, and in his disso-
lution is preparing to enrich the soil
which gave his body its birth.
The other instance was the predic-
tion of the sect calling themselves
the followers of "The Unknown Ton-
gue"-more popularly known as Holy
Rollers-who, for some reason, best
known to the inhabitants of Tampa,
predicted that that busy city wouid
receive divine judgment and be wipe 1
off the face of the earth. They first
said this frightful visitation would oc-
cur September 1st. but that having
failed. postponed the catastrophe to
September iSth.. To prove their faith

............ ..... l A ..L ........... a "rag" to don; and then, when the
in this prophecy on each occasion golden day was gone, no tiresome togs
the retired to a remote portion of to law away; just shake a leaf and--
Hillsboror':i county, which was war- "to the hay."-Tampa Tribune.
ranted to be immune. _
The JournLl. in a spirit of fun, CHASE AIRSHIP
when hurricane signals had been dis-
played a- Tampa on the afternoon of Capt. .. F. Chase of St. Petersburg
the 18th. inserted the following par- as aluunr prominent Floridians vi
graph ating Ja-sksonville yes*-aday A<-
agraph: company by his sife, he wa% return-
"Tampa's Holy Rollers predicted comlau' by his wife, he retarn-
that that city would be wiped from ,1g to b-s lome fro. j su'u.,er %aca-
the map yesterday, and then fled the l'.r. tr i the scen0: ;,f ons boyhood
wrath to come. And, "art thou there, days in Maine. Capt. Chase bears a
Truepenny," or have unholy rollers
from the gulf joined their forces to reputation of being an inventor of
the other kind and carried out the note, and on his way home stopped :n
dreadful prophecy? We await with Washington in order to have his lat-
breathless anxiety the next editions est invention, the Chase airship pat-
of the Tribune and the Times; for we ented. He states that he expects t-o
well know that whatever may have ened e sates at e expects
happened to Tampa those two great be in a position to manufacture his
dailies will make their appearance on type of aerial craft within three
time." months' time, and all who are familiar
And to this the Tampa Tribune with the success of his former inven-
made answer: tions will not doubt the statement.
"Tampa still ornaments the map, The captain has perfected forty-seven
and nothing further has been heard .
from the Holy Rollers. Very few pen- inventions to date, one less than the
pie paid any attention to their predic- number of wounds he received at the
tion of the destruction of the city cx- battle of Gettysburg.-Times-Union.
cept to ridicule it. This crowd has,
been so thoroughly dibcr :-ited that it;
is really amazing that they have anyi A late special from Knoxville.
followers even among the most crel- Tenn.. gives an account o0 an exciting
ulous." romancee which occurred there i-i
But as the same paper previouslI which a Tampa lawyer played the ro:e
acknowledged that many Tampa peo- of hero. Cards were eit auncuncing
pie had displayed considerable ncr- the marriage of Miss Pa.,.che Pei-
vousness and fear when they saw In- ham. daughter of one of .h, wwilthi-
cle Sam's signal of danger hoisted OP est business men of Knox\ ille. na l
top of :1he government building one 11r. Luther Edward K.i-'h. he mai-
is compelled to use a due allowance riage to be solemnizel ' i* FiT
of salt when masticating this most r-- Metho-ist church Octo,)'r 1:1i. but it
cent pabulum. We fear that there is all over now. M'r. S. .Donah' W;:'-
were many well-scared Tampans and liams. a Tampa lawyer. ;u Id-.2mly LIp-
that they were the victims of the ,,1, peared upon the scen.. i:.ire., a towu-
perhaps sincere. yet. at the same ing car, asked Miss Pa t.n. to :ake,
time, thoroughly fanatical and ultra- a Mttle spin wi;h him. Th,-- -."'', a f"
fanciful religionists. in the twinkling of an eye. The mar-
And we say again that it is an ex- riage license had already be-n pro-
traordinary fact that such absurdities cured; the next town was nad"e in
should be dealt in by the followers haste: a preacher was sought for ani
of the Christ whose word, they claim, found: the matrimonial knot wa; se-
is all in all to them. when he himself curdcl tied and the tidings fl'ji:,de
declared, in language as clear as the back to Knoxville-and th ra wasa
sun at noontide when not a cloud o0-: some stir in society circles that day.
scures its perfect refulgence that the
day and hour of destruction is not -,- The Florida National Land Con!-
vealed to any man-not even to the pany, whose headquarters are in Chi-
angels in Heaven. Which should cer-'cago. is advertising their holdings in
tainly have satisfied the Christians of Marion, Lake and Sumter counties in
Tampa and weakened the followers the Chicago newspapers by the pag.',
of Teed-to say nothing of the MaE- and the land is selling like hot cakes.
sachusetts cranks.-Pensacola Jour-. We shall soon see more immigrants
nal. I pouring down in this direction than
we have seen in many years. Don't
if pellagra is a corn bread disease. ::discourage them, and if they should
why has it skipped over Florida? not be entirely satisfied. see that they
Western meal has been very popular are satisfied. We certainly have got
in Florida for a great many years, j lands that cannot fail te satisfy the
rnd during the plantation days meal most fastidious and exacting. Show
was the principal bread diet. We them.
t'- ink those doctors have got another

That the south is a veritable treae-
ure house of riches is well known,
and that her resources have been de-
veloped in little more than an els-
mentary way is equally well known
tq all who are familiar with the condi-
tions of today.
But there is beginning a new era.
The closing of the cotton statistical
year shows that for the second time
in successive years have the southern
mills used more cotton in manufac-
ture than did the northL By more
than 100,000 bales have they outstrip-
ped their competitors and turned out
a correspondingly larger amount of
goods. This means that the south is
beginning to realize its own strength,
and is taking advantage of its oppor-
tunities as producer an( manufactir-
er. We believe, as do all who can
catch the faintest glimpse of what
the future has in store, that the op-
erations of the years to come will '.e
on a vastly greater scale than any
known before and that it is only a
question of time when the south will
excel in other industrial pursuits as
she does in cotton manufacture.-
Jacksonville Industrial Record.


How did Adam and Eve live at the
north pole, with only fig leaves for
adornment ?-Apalachicola Times.
They lived in their bear-skins.-
Pensacola Journal.
How did they live? Why, that's a
"cinch." Of want they never felt the
pinch. They dwelt in airy easy style,
and loved each other all the while.
No thought sartorial could vex; .o
vise-like collars chafed their neck.
Eve's plenteous hair concealed no
"rat," she never had to buy a hat.
For her no dress-forms, pads or stays,
no beauty-killing fashion craze. In
tripping o'er the rain-wet dirt, she
never had to raise her skirt, or fear
the jibes of staring beaus because sh?3
had on common hose. No envious
eyes were there to smile, and say her
clothes were "out of style." No mat-
ter where she chanced to be, no wo-
man better dressed than she!
And Adam-O. the lucky "guy"-no
hats, no shoes, no ties to buy; no
"Wonder what I'll wear today?" No
pesky laundry bills to pay. No rip-
ping seams to make him sore, no col-
lar buttons on the floor. No coats to
hang, no pants to press, no waiting
for his wife to dress. On waking, n3t

?be OM Nd the New eid tIs Greet
et Drawing Card.
Before the one ring days and goeg
back a few centuries them rcus was
represented In the person of a omeast
bank, a thin vlsaged, clean sbav
man who hitched his trapese to the
sturdy limb of a village oak and did
feats to the ill concealed amamemnt
of a people who respected God some-
what, but the devil and his black
magic a great deal more.
A long and high jump this-from
mountebank to modern hippodrome.
from a man who lived under his bat
to a tented city which houses as many
as 25.000 people in one day and regu-
larly furnishes food. shelter and trans-
portation for 1,200 more. to say noth-
ing of a hospital, a postoffe and a
commissary where one can purchase
almost anything from a postage stamp
to a suit of overalls.
The big show today is as highly spe-
clalized and deviously organized as is
our greatest business institution. Its
maintenance costs a thousand dollars
an hour. Yes, it's a long Jump from
the mountebank; but, after all, things
haven't changed so much In some
A man who was running a trick
pony and dog show last year added a
"thriller" to his program in the way
of a dangerous flying trapeze act. To
the delight of his pockets, but the in-
tense disgust of his trainer's soul. the
door receipts almost doubled. He had
two men at the door one night who
asked the outgoing crowds which part
of the show they liked best-the trick
animals or the acrobats. They answer-
ed as one, "The acrobats!"
Danger-danger to other human
lives and limbs-that's the drawing
card. after all, excepting only the chil-
dren who are too young to be gory
minded and who find most delight in
the clowns. We grownups like the
"thrillers"-the more deadly the better.
-William Allen Johnston in Harper's


An Incident That Ended the Conver-
sation at the Barber's.
"You are very bald, sir," said the
barber to little Binks as the latter took
up his position in the chair.
"What's that you say?" asked Binks
"I say you are very bald. sir," repeat-
ed the barber.
"Who is?"' asked Binks.
"You, sir." said the barber.
"What paper did you see that in?"
demanded Binks.
"What's that. sir?" asked the bar-
"What newspaper?" repeated Binks.
"I read all the papers, but I didn't see
any reference to this. Was It in one
of the early editions of the evening
"Was what, sir?" queried the puzzled
"This thing you were just telling
me," said Binks.
"Why. I don't remember telling
you"- began the barber.
"About my being bald. you know."
said Binks. "You said I was very
"Yes." said the barber. "but I dldn'
mention the newspapers, sir. Why
should it be in the newspapers, sir?"
"Why, because It's news, Isn't it?"
said Binks.
"I shouldn't say that, sir," said the
"Well. If it isn't news. what nto thun-
der did you tell me about it for?" de-
manded Binks. "I supposed you had
read about It In one of the papers and
had reached the conclusion that 1
didn't know It. If you find a mole
under my left ear while shaving me.
break it to me gently. please, and you
may omit all mention of the fact that
my beard Is getting gray. I am trying
to ststve off T realization of the"-
But just then the bnrber accidental-
ly rnn hie lIther hbsh novr Rink's

month. and the conversation censed.- ani' i'a'*.- I--.-s ,* Ew-..wr le
Lippincott's. P Ii. 'lU .iliL

The Mechanical Choir. EXPRESMION Or TwAaf
"I hear that your church has in- Iinntlte rt @ s
stalled a phonograph stuffed with, fr th lneor t ia we
sacred music?" .o i l ale
"Yes. Had to do it. Choir had W "W s wtsh to, -stpro.- brW p
struck." valuale." pap. oi.r tw-erf fetsi
"New scheme work all right?" to our man .kin, fr riwe a"
"It's beautiful. Never quarrels with ones who phow.-.I lthasw
itself. has no skirts to rustle. dosun't sympathy I n h*. I,'* *, of
fret about the ungle of its bat. refrains hustiani a*,l r fhr e W ew
from giggling or powdering its uas.e. for~-t the-n and .st na T
and if it gets out of order a naechaui a r s a, t *
can repair it."-Philadelphia Ledger. Iwarh pre '
!our prayer

The Day He Selected.
When Mr. Gladstone was alive be
was once discussing with sinme frietn'l
at Hawarden a:tstle the greatest |;i:.
In the world's history. Each mezu .r
of the group was asked to say ou
which day he. in the past or the fu-
ture. weuld prefer to live. It being
supposed that be should have his pres-
ent knowledge, and afterward return
to his present existence. Mr. Glad-
stone chose a day in Greece when
Athens was at its highest glory.

Not Like Him.
The Vicar-I'm surprised at you.
Miggs. Why. look at me. I can go
Into the town without coming back In.
toxicated. Miggs-Yesh. sur. But 01
be so popular.-London Telegraph

Might Have Helped.
"We were traveling a&l Jay in the
teeth of the gale."
"Pity you didn't have a dentist."
"What for?'
"To draw tfie teeth'"

MR4 \ |%IRK\t J TIR*'Ni
.oIt- \Va'In i. *HTsa

.Mr1 \Hm ><> Hw -a14 lwy --f
'e of lo *lI> hitf| hob 9 ob, __
Leth. Marsar-* a&*,i I.rreast
Ppenling the ppst' il **W i all
tina Beach will rv#, ber s Hfti

Mr E W As.s-, *,* id ',, "
W-ir y****-rda> H- ** *-**
-for of bheal h *,* %~.**, -
soundly iand I rjui*n *'
of a well r*- ruled Itt

A supply of Josepa 4 *a%
edt to 16 .040 ve er 44 Wb -be
ceivel in Atar's Tm b ie
has deserted woh o r h tes ,
lants Journal

The Pensaorta Jo Jt% e
politics Hvw sahMe Me


- - -- - f mmmmmm

Special Cor Orefs t: @
The social at the sM-- N
Thursday night. 8h1P 4
of the Baptist rthinl. wV 9
The stermope, Woe paswn _
the Methodist w ethu n btw
night were enjoyed iby a g 1
Some of our b na* Ir*a -" O tO
Lake to pick s d perk *ee
The towaspaopits me Y hI@i
the annual retestlas so at f
tery. with dinser as t1w -1
Miss Willard'a M"a te
sary occurring ou T-es"", ?
it was approprtiato -abe i vdM9
Sunday school l 1 St1ad1 0
Messrs. Shedd and m -1
ing carpe ter wft ** se
Mrs. Shedd Is speOd~ the11
Mr. Tretwer m4d. a tp t%
sonville this we k.
Cooler we lher tN p*Isns

aings of as all-ewte and m
one of our I. T L bte4. ml
tuan Ray. wme M nii
spirit was J M ) bulg heIM
ness in life. was. as a o~ne
ken from t he ar4iem f ft
unfold and ibless hI* the ge
nal; therefore. he it
Resolved. That we 1 1
dren, shall taims Ditl* t'be( m
can say: The vLord's wi Ne dh g
he makes so mitetab
Second. That we nvw ear
sympathies to her dMer m
ft other. her brother a4 d 4 a
may we all live mo as** mto 4
tie friend in a word wbw m e
say good-bye
ErTHmL. SmrM

L T L Tin


The pousn.sehes wd am
are thl bentalttUy 8l6-- "e
the lake in our esuburb=am m
The grounds are id
An address os d tm U9 1
livered at 11 a m. -ad -eO -
peraaee at p. a A a -
will come the waeftd.
the followlag mdb mw a lia
expected to take pan w. -
Summer2eld. B&lvNee. (S
Shady Grove. sad. fre m 4
ty. Losng Hammk. w Pem
and Oxford schaolsn
The parade will a ehm he
grounds to the t aM ,arm ,
good game is in prep m
schools or parim of u -osrb
will be wlk. 'ned to a paeni
this parade
)on fori, the gs 'it er
good things. is pa'-n* *- a tbe



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as. Tampa and Jalt:-
m ed s~th r "wort rate."
gow Wva to s et an ll'*tor to
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.o pe te.vlo* cities on
ta wehk th coast cities.

a Nearer. p(ea* run."
I 1 -m-eme. we are busy. try-
m* *aOtrtkment to Arcadia. D*-
) 0W y 0sd so thwest Florida.
SOArtt!lm of the greatest
| aw the tarm sad Stripes.
0=9 hasa ak d blushes be-
r vG peak we let our readers
it ws thiew our fellow-labor-
4 ft epMy of as. when they

|^oow-m TIme*-lleocrat sug.
Sog me of W B. Hare for rail-
SIf the T.-D. hsJ
ry lty. Iowa and hamlet
O O cla s material, it
S 1M-My have pitched up3,i
e emevtlve of 0stness
V Wf Mr MSar. Lt every pa
*& i plate at Its mast-beau
i of msW NCompetent mai,.
di Ms t heduty. and who
oSted to do that duty
wd S km d WsWy-W. B.

9woomen TiwwDamwocramt
W. IL ae oditar of the

stmmods the owe
u p- l of ae )ws weuld
L-Oa------ Alsa almost

rising the resources of the
through a good newspaper,
would be in an official chair
hassee."-Tampa Tribune.

than he
at Talla-

Baltimore, Sept. 23, 1909.
Special to the Ocala Banner:
President Win. E. Corey of the
United States Steel Corporation, in
aa exclusive interview published in
the Manufacturers' Record 6f Septem-
ber 23, discussing the outlook for the
iron and steel trade, takes an exceed-
ingly optimistic view of business con-
ditions and railroad expansion. Ha
says in part:
"The situation speaks for itself. It
is not a matter of perspective; we
have arrived.
"We are right now in the midst of
the greatest development in the his-
tory of the steel and iron business.
"Substantially all of our plants are
now running, and on practically full
time. and there is no branch of the
steel industry that is backward. The
Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Com-
pany has rail orders ahead to run for
four or five months, and The Carnegia
and Illinolp companies can make no
promises under 60 days. There is a
good demand for all grades of finish-
ed steel.
"Next year will witness a record-
breaking production of steel in every
lne. One of the greatest will be in
railroad supplies, rails and cars. Next
year will be the greatest in buying
and building ever known in the his-
tory of the country.
"The railroads are awakening to a
remlatlon of, the situation, and are
now Jumping in with orders. The ri!-
way demands for next year will be
simply enormous.
"A new era of activity is on. 't
will vastly exceed anything ever be-
fore known."

Henry Watterson, it is said, forbids
any reporter on the Courier-Journal
to use the term, "lady." The much-
abused word is slowly going out of
use in the month, where it is bein-,
relegated to the colored folks, who

n cling to its desperately among them-
All selves. The term "woman" means so

much more and has such an honest
ring that it is much preferred by th,
"business woman," the "society wi-
man." and that other blessed creature ?
who is neither, but finds in her bouse-
hold and the rearing of her children
all the career she wants. The mis-
use of the word is forbidden on about
all of the metropolitan newspapers Af
the country, it may be observed.-
Times-Union Short Talks.

The Florida Fruit and Produe-?
News is heartily welcomed to Tampa.
Having been designated the official
organ of the Florida Citrus Exchange,
the News should have the support of
every orange grower in the state.-
Tampa Times.
That's the matter with organiza-
tions of that kind-too many fellows
are on hand with little graft hatchets
to grind. With so many newspape-s
why a new one for the official organ?


MerdIpt Tailoring
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In this age, when the old world is
crammed with opportunities, anybody
can make money, but it takes an ex-
pert to keep it.

Your cough annoys you. Keep on
hacking and tearing the delicate mem-
branes of your throat if you want to
be annoyed. But if you want relief,
want to be cured, take Chamberlain as
Cough Remedy. Sold by all dealers. m

The Florida Times-Union is going
to exploit the resources of every
county in Florida. Men specially fit-
ted for the work will have charge of
ft. The best foot will be put forward
and the papers will be sent where
they will do the most good-especial-
ly to intending immigrants.

Hoarseness in a child subject to
croup is a sure indication of the ap-
proach of the disease. If Chamber-
lain's Cough Remedy is given at once
or even after the croupy cough has
appeared, it will prevent the attack.
Contains no poison. Sold by all drug-
gists. m
The Tribune cannot avoid wonder-
ing what sert of defense will be put
up for Beville, the young man who
ruthlessly murdered an estimable cit-
izen and his wife near Sumterville,
without apparent provocation. This
case will furnish a very apt test of
the efficacy of the law and order in
this state. Surely no one can say
that the killing was in the slightest
degree justifiable.-Tampa Tribune.
It is likely a new jail, to cost not
less than $75,000, will be erected in
Pensacola by Escambia county.
It is in time of sudden mishap or
accident that Chamberlain's Liniment
can be relied upon to take the place
of the family doctor, who cannot al-
ways be found at the moment. Then
it is that Chamberlain's Liniment is
never found wanting. In cases of
sprains, cuts, wounds and bruises
Chamberlain's Liniment takes out the
soreness and drives away the pain.
Sold by all druggists. m
Lord! Lord! These scientists are
just as bad as Christians in their be-
havior to each other.-Jacksonville
The pleasant purgative effect expe-
riencel by all who use Chamberlain r
Stomach and Liver Tablets. and the
healthy condition of the body and
mind which they create, makes one
feel joyful. Sold by all druggists. m

That "Blue Sink" near Ocala is one
of the natural wonders of Florida. It
is half an acre in extent, without ap-
parent inlet or outlet; the water is
deep blue .and soundings to a depth
of 280 feet have failed to find bottom.
A good place to drop in some of our
premature political agitators.-Tampa

by local applications, as they cannot
reach the diseased portion of the ear.
There is only one way to cure deaf-
ness. and that is by constitutional
remedies. Deafness is caused by an
inflamed condition of the mucous lin-
ing of the Eustachian tube. When
this tube is inflamed you have a rumb-
ling sound or imperfect hearing, and
when ~t is entirely closed, deafness is
the result, and unless the inflamma-
tion can be taken out and this tube
restored to its normal condition, hear-
ing will be destroyed forever. Nine
cases out of ten are caused by ca-
tarrh, which is nothing but an inflam-
ed condition of the mucous surfaces.
We will give One Hundred Dollars
for any case of deafness (caused by
catarrh) that cannot be cured -.v

Based on the figures secured oy
Jesse Burtz in the compilation of the
new directory Gainesville has a pop-
ulation of 5127. Of this number 2795
are white and 2342 colored.-St. Au-
gustine Record.




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every case. Sold by druggists.
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