Vol. 1. --No. 58. OCALA, FLORIDA, AUG. 19. 1895. Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DAV IN XTHE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAY.
IN AND ABOUT Tr!ETOVN.
Some Things You Know and Some
Things You Don't Know.
J. B. Oberry, of Perry's Mills,
Ga., is in town.
Suits to order from $15 up.
Davidson & VanEchop.
News comes that Mrs. Eugene
Oberdorfer, now summering in the
north, is quite sick. Mrs. Ober Oberdorfer
dorfer Oberdorfer has many friends in Ocala
who will regret to hear this.
All styles Linen Collars and
Cuifs for 10 c. at The Bazar Store.
Mrs. Burt Redding gave birth to
a fine baby girl yesterday morning.
Both mother and child are doing
well, and the young father is the
happiest man in Ocala.
J A fine lot of young fat chickens
for sale today at Gray's.
Choice, fresh water fish just re received
ceived received today at J. W. Davis', City
r Rev. J. E. Oates, of Palatka, fill
ed the Baptist pulpit yesterday
morning and evening, to the per perfect
fect perfect delight of all who heard him.
Ocalans are highly pleased with
him, and will be glad to hear him
Fall styles and samples received.
Call and see them.
Davidson & VanEchop.
Chickens, big, little, old and
young, today at Gray's.
See those tall orange sprouts in
R. E. Young's yard? Don't they
encourage you? Dry your eyes,
brother. Your orange trees are
game. You cannot go to them, but
with a little work you can bring
them back to you.
F. N. Cooper, Practical Tailor.
" Altering, cleaning and repairing.
Over Bazar Store.
Houses to rent from $$ to 15.
Inquire of I. Stevens.
The following, parties left today
for Atlanta: Mrs.M. E. McGonnell,
Mrs. Brumby, Miss Brumby, Capt.
H. C. Wright, D. W. Davis, J. Is Israel,
rael, Israel, John Owens,1 Sam Ditto, S.
E. Rowe, R. E. Leovel, R. B. Bul Bullock,
lock, Bullock, Julian Connor and Will
Sparr. There were many on the
train from points below, and it will
doubtless be filled before reaching
Somethin nice for dinner to'
morrow at Misses Richards & H alleys.
j See our line of Men's Shoes be be-I
I be-I iore buying.
it Davidson & VanEchop.
Rev. E. J. Holmes, presiding
elder of the Gainesville district,
preached a rousing sermon yester yesterday
day yesterday morning at the Methodist
church to a large audience, and
again at night he preached a fine
sermon from the text, "What a
man soweth, that shall he also
reap." Rev. Holmes is a good di di-jvine,
jvine, di-jvine, and can preach a sermon that
Wilt set his audience to thinking.
iThe new preacher will be here this
.veefk, and possibly today.
Figures do not lie. Multiply $36
by 7 and you have $500 provided
?,'oili invest seven times thirty-six
vitlh the Covenant Building and
o;tin association. Ask M. M.
ittile about it.
A NEW COLLEGE.
A Business College Among Our
Prof. L. M. Hatton, of the In Inverness
verness Inverness High School, and his wife
are in Ocala.
Prof. Hatton told a Star re reporter
porter reporter this morning that he would
open a business college here about
Sept. 1 in the Temperance Hall,
The school vill be known as the
Ocala Business College.
Shorthand, typewriting, book bookkeeping,
keeping, bookkeeping, penmanship, etc., will be
I taught to the young men and lady
There will also be an evening de department,
partment, department, so that those who can
not attend during the day may de devote
vote devote two or three hours in the
evening to preparing themselves
for business men and women
' The professor says he will likely
have a musical department in con connection
nection connection with the college. 1
He has already some pupils, and
will experience no difficulty in get getting
ting getting a full complement.
The hall is now being fitted up
for the school and will be all ready
by the 1st.
This college will fill a long felt
want in Ocala, and will give our
advanced pupils a chance to learn
at home what they have had to go
off heretofore to learn.
This is especially necessary, as
there is a strong probability of the
high school department being
done away with for this year, on
account of there being no money
appropriated to maintain it.
In addition to the many other
features of this college, Prof. Hat Hatton
ton Hatton will give those who wish the
opportunity to prepare themselves
for teaching, so that ( they will have
no difficulty in passing examina
Ocala must encourage Prof.
Hatton in this worthy N undertak
i Prof. Hatton's first work in Flor
ida was as principal of White
Two cases Just received.
the latest styles" at
Mrs. C. A. Brown's.
MURDER IN MADISON.
Farmer Kills Tramp and Brother
Madison, Fla., Aug. 17. Two
men were killed in Madison coun county
ty county today.
At Cherry Lake, J. L. Wyche,
a prominent farmer, shot and kill killed
ed killed a white trarnp named White.
White tried to assault Wyche
and the latter fired in self-defense.
Near Lee, Caesar and Zach Gen General,
eral, General, brothers and negroes, quar quarreled
reled quarreled and Caesar threatened to
whip Zach. As Caesar approached
Zach fired, tearing his brother's
head off. Gainesville Sun.
In order to reduce our stock and
make room for fall goods, we will
make a discount of 10 per cent on
all cash purchases to Sept. 1.
Davidson & VanEchop.
YOUNG MAN, GO SOUTH.
Hoke Smith on the Progress of
Hon. Hoke Smith, secretary of
the interior, in an interview at
Baltimore with the Manufacturers'
Record in regard to the business
outjook of the South, based on in investigations
vestigations investigations during his recent trip,
'I have never seen the south
look so prosperous, especially
"Hard times are rapidly becom becoming
ing becoming extinct, anil I believe that the
southern states are moving on to
the most prosperous epoch in their
"Georgia farmers will make this
year better corn crops and more
meat than ever before.
"It is safe to say that the food
supply of that state, if properly
distributed, will be sufficient for
two years' consumption.
"Cotton is sufficiently advanced
to secure a good crop, and while
Texas is behind in probable pro production.
duction. production. Georgia and the adjoining
states will furnish an average
Secretary Smith says he believes
that the industrial boom in the
south, which was temporarily set
back by the late panic, is on again.
Cotton manufacturing was never
more successful in the south than
it is today and all through the cot
ton belt new mills are being erect erected
ed erected and old mills are being en enlarged.
larged. enlarged. Much of this is being done by
home capital, although a number
of" New England people are mak making
ing making large investments in cotton
manufacturing companies in the
In the iron districts of Alabama
a nuber of furnaces have recently
gone into blast, and the workmen
in that section are now fully em employed,
ployed, employed, and many of them at in increased
creased increased wages.
All over the south the demand
forjabor is constantly -increasing
and at good prices.
Conditions were never better for
a return of prosperity unexampled
in the history of that section.
"If our people continue in their
present conservative way, much of
the flow of eastern capital which
has has hitherto traveled else elsewhere,
where, elsewhere, will come to us. The place
for a voung man, an old man a
rich man or a poor man willing to
work and anxious to improve his
fortune," concluded the secretary,
"is in the south."
The tax book for 1894 wul close
the 1st of September and property
will be advertised for sale first
Monday in October next.
Come and pay your taxes and
save expenses. F. D, Pooser,
Tax Collector Marion county, Fla.
July 30, 1895.
A few White and Colored Vests.
We are closing out at cost.
Davidson & VanEchop.
For Sale. Six shares of Ocala
Building and Loan Association
stock. Call at office of Ocala Elec Electric
tric Electric Light Company.
AND OPTICAL GOODS.
Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
GUARANTEED FIRST-CLASS WORK.
B. 'Mitchell & Co.
Drugs,- Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
Fancy Goods, Stationery &c,
Soda Water and Ice Cream.
Physician's Prescriptions Corefully Compounded.
Post Office Drug Store.
George D. Courtney's
City Market Grocery,
is the best place in the city to buy your fresh
groceries. A complete line of Staple and Fancy
Groceries constantly on hand. I keep every-
thing in the grocery line. Country Produce,
Chickens and Eggs bought and sold. Bread,
Pies and Cakes fresh from the bakery.
One Door North from City Market, Ocala, Fla.
& The Ocala
Finest Photos, Portraits and
BABIES QUICK AS A WINK!
and is made
Call and see Samples.
High Grade Goods, i
' Low Grade Prices.
Repairing and Engraving.
All Work Guaranteed at A. E. Burnett's, Jeweler
Merchants' Block, Ocala,; Fla.
North Side Square, Ocala, Fla.
IS OUR SPECIALTY
only by us
The Evening Star
PORTER & HARDING, Publishers.
SUBSCRIPTION SO CUNTS PER HONTH.
$5.00 per Year.
5 cts. per Copy at News Stands.
The citizens f Ocala are now at
work on a fertilizer and guano fac
tory with some show of success.
A citizens' meeting will prob probably
ably probably be held Wednesday night to
come to some understanding in the
We will have more, details to
publish by tomorrow.
Good men are at the head of
this enterprise, and they want the
people of Ocala to lend them all
the assistance in their power.
Our people are beginning to re recover
cover recover their wonted energy, and
since getting on their feet from
the recent calamities, find that
they are not hurt as bad as they
are- scared, and that our county
has many resources left. V
Our people are determined to de develop
velop develop their long dormant resources.
Ocala is all right.
So are her people.
They have had a little sleep, but
are awakened now, and are going
to do something.
The commissioner of agricul agriculture,
ture, agriculture, Hon. L. B. Womb well, has
gone to Now York to be' treated
for kidney trouble. The people of
Florida wish him a speedy recov recovery.
ery. recovery. Clean out the weeds and grass
from your premises and street
front, and the force of your exam example
ple example and the' striking contrast will
compel your next door neighbor
to do likewise. Thus the good
work will spread like an epidemic
and the city will present a vastly
cleantr and brightcrappearance.
In the value of her farm prod products
ucts products per acre, Florida is led by
only t wo state s, Rhode Island and
Massachusetts, which lead all other
states in the union with a per acre
value of $16 and $15 respectively.
New Jersey and Florida come next
with $2 per acre, ink of it
Florida leads 45 states, is led by
two and one marches abneast with
her in the value of farm products
per acre. Yet there are thousands
of people who think Florida is
nothing but swamps and a howling
wilderness.- Orlando Reporter.
Judson Institute for Young Ladies.
The catalogue is ready for dis distribution.
tribution. distribution. It gives clear1 state statements
ments statements of the work of the past ses sessions
sions sessions and information concerning
5the next that will .interest parents
and pupils who are in search of a
good school of high grade.
All the teachers have had suc successful
cessful successful experience. The. best,
American and European education
is represented in the faculty. The
instruction in music comprises
pipe organ, piano, violin, voice and
theory; the art course includes
work in pencil, crayon, charcoal,
oil color and water color, from na nature
ture nature and from copy, including por portraiture.
traiture. portraiture. The course of lessons
in physical culture and in elocu elocution
tion elocution has proved of great value.
The fifty-eighth session will open
Tuesday, October 1.
For catalogue and other inform information,
ation, information, write to the undersigned.
S. W. Ave rett, President.
An alarm of fire was turned in at
12:30 today, and the department
turned out in quick time, old No.
1 getting there in a very tew min minutes.
utes. minutes. The fire was found to be in some
small outhouses in the rear of a
tenant house south of the city
market. The damage was very
small, but keeps our boys in prac practice.
tice. practice. Have you seen our new 85 cent
Negligee Shirts? Just a few left.
Davidson & VanEchop.
Six-room house tor rent on South
Third street. Apply to C. D.
. See our windows. A "Big Job"
Half Hose Goods, worth 20 c for.
12c. The Bazar Store.
Any person wishing a good pas pasture
ture pasture for either horses or cattle will
please call on B. H. Seymour,
Ocala, Fla. Terms reasonable.
-; ; 1 36-2wia
Pants to measure, $4, guaran guarantee
tee guarantee a fit.
Davidson & VanEchop.
Reduced prices in every depart department
ment department for cash at The Bazar Store.
All persons wishing to join in
the $4 excursion to Atlanta via the
Georgia Southern and Florida
can purchase their tickets over the
F. C. & P. to Hampton for 1.85,
connecting with the excursion
train at that point, making ticket
to Atlanta cost $.85.
R. D. Fuller,
Office over Merchants National
Office over First National Bank
J. A. Pittman & Go,,
t ri ri i 1 1 .'. rrr i"f?r j r n
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron and Wood
, en Caskets, Burial Outfits.
Charges lower than ever before in
Ocala. Also dealers in all kinds
of Second-Hand Furniture.
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
W. G. Barry, p- jx
Practical Plumber and Contractor.
Office In rierchants National Bank Block.
Fitting up Shop North Magnolia St.
Barry Patent Gas Burner for
heating Cook Stoves, Log in Fire Fireplaces,
places, Fireplaces, Heating Stoves, Lighting
Cigars in hotels and, stores is the
best to be found in the market and
Cheaper than wood, coal, gasoline
or oiLand cleaner and safe.
I have a full assortment of sup supplies,
plies, supplies, such as Gas Pipes, Fittings,
Burners for lights and heating pur purposes,
poses, purposes, Chandeliers, Fire Logs for
Having had 17 years experience
in the gas business, am fully pre prepared
pared prepared to do all classes of work in
this line and
The Best, Most Complete and Most
Stylish Line of
L. P. Juraeau
ANALYTICAL AND TEGHHIGAL CHEMISTRY,
P.O. Box 402. Ocala, Fla.
This Laboratory makes a specialty of Chemical Analysis of
Phosphate, but all other kinds of analysis will receive prompt
attention. We have the, patronage of the Gie des Phosphates
de France; Messrs Thuiller & Clarke, the Consolidated Phos Phosphate
phate Phosphate Co., and their clients. k
Assays and Analysis of Earths. Waters and Fertilizers.
The most approved methods followed. All rates as
reasonable as cpnsistent with high class of work.
Laboratory located on second floor of Southern Express Co's bldg.
a lei me tiies wurry i uu iu usmn
n and eat up the food your family should have, when the
We manufacture All Kinds of SCROLL WORK, BRACKETS, MOULDING U"
TURNING. WINDOW and DOOR FRAHES, CABINETS, and all kinds of PL
Carpenter and Job Work. A, full supply of
. t s j 1 . 11 1 a. n
K Roue;h and-Dressed. Seasoned Lumoer uonsianny on nanu cu m
& LOWEST CASH PRICES.
Jl m. J VtA In
ru NORTH OF F. C. & P.
Dry Goods, N
FINE DRESS GOODS,
Laces and Embroidery,
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Butter icks Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study
Ocala : : :
MRS. M. E. HODGE,
Dress Making and General Sewing.
AlllCuttinz, Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest Style, at the Lowest Prices and
on short notice.
HoomsUpstalrs, iorth Side Square. Ocala, Pla.
OGALA HOUSE BARBER SHOP,
O. V. M c C O V
The oldest and best established
Barber in the city. Only expert
Take your dinner tomorrow at
Misses Ricbards & Hallctt's. You
will get a good meal for 25 c.
ITT 1 Are putting up such Nice p.
VV or ks ztuzy?crtea' 6
DEHO I. uumi, ru. i
to please our customers
HAS MOVED HER IMMENSE
Stock of Millinery Goods
to her old stand on Exposition street,
where she will continue to sell all the
in her line at prices within the reach of
all. She has everything in the Mili Mili-nery
nery Mili-nery line.
Gall and See Her Stocky.
If you want a good daily paper,
The Star will suit you.
Attorney at Law.
Room 3, Merchants' Block,
James H. Hill,
Attorney at Law.
County Judge's office in Court
T. P. Lloyd,
Attorney at Law,
Will Practicc in all Courts.
John G. Reardon,
Attorney at Law,
Will practice in all Courts.
James D. McGonnell,
Attorney at Law.
Office in First National JBank
OCALA, 1 v FLA.
Attorney at Law.
Room 3, Merchants' Block,
OCALA, r FLA.
1 1 "11. 1
A. H. R. Fredrick, M. D.
Physician & Surgeon.
Diseases of Women and Children
Office opposite Arlington Hotel.
E.P. Brown, M. D.,
Physician & Surgeon.
Box 382, Ocala, Fla.
Treatment of Cancer a specialty.
W. H. Marean, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon. J
Electro-magnetic and Massage
Treatment employed in treating j
Chronic Diseases. Diseases of
Women and Children a specialty.
Office, corner of becond and Mam
streets. Residence, corner of
Second and Watula streets,
OCALA, V FLA.
'By the Ocala Temperance Reform Club.
Edited by J. A. Munden.
The Club meets every Sunday afternoon at four
o'clock in Temperance Hall. The Public
YESTERDAY AT TEMPERANCE HALL.
The Ocala Temperance Reform
Club was very largely attended
yesterday afternoon, and the meet meeting
ing meeting proved a very interesting one.
President W. L. Ditto presided,
and M, M. Little led the singing,
with Miss Daisy Moore at the
After the opening exercises, the
speaker of the occasion, Hon. John
G. Reardon, mayor of the city, was
presented, amid great applause,and
delivered a very forcible address
on the line of needed reform.
Our inability, as well as our lim limited
ited limited space, forbids us giving any anything
thing anything but a brief outline of his ad address.
dress. address. He paid the Temperance Re Reform
form Reform Club a flittering compliment
in maintaining itself as it had.
Coming to the matter of reform
he said many 'wanted the laws re reformed.
formed. reformed. He thought the laws
were all right, but it was the ad administrators
ministrators administrators of the law and the
people who needed reforming. He
said that men in authority should
have the moral courage to enforce
the law against offenders in high
He asserted that men would not
go in the face of conscience that
-"conscience makes cowards of us
.air but that it might be lulled to
sleep. He emphasized the fact
the man with moral courage has
the world at his feet.
He said the man who defies the
law is a traitor to his country. He
expressed surprise that men of in intelligence
telligence intelligence in business in Ocala
should say that the Sunday law
should not be enforced. He re referred
ferred referred to the moral uprising in
JNew York City and said Roosevelt
was simply doing his duty in en enforcing
forcing enforcing the law that had been upon
the statute books for so long.
Mayor Reardon declared that
the day the moral standard is tram trampled
pled trampled on the republic would go
down, and stressed the importance
of keeping up the churches and
He said he could not close with without
out without referring to the "coming
woman," and was afraid she had
already come with her bicycle. He
preferred a womanly woman to a
He was willing to accord woman
great privileges, but protested
against her entering the political
. arena, and closed by saying that
pursuance of v such a course would
"be the death knell to marriage and
the home. V
Mayor Reardon's address was re received
ceived received with loud applause.
Then come a quartet, consisting
of Mrs R. G. Blake, M. M. Little
nnrJ vviff nnrl O T "Riirdir.lf. wKn
rendered with fine effect a beauti beautiful
ful beautiful song entitled a '? A Mother's
The program being finished. af af-ter
ter af-ter taking up the usual collection
and making several announce announcements,
ments, announcements, the meeting adjourned.
The authorities of St. Augustine
and Tampa say the Sunday saloon
ordinance must be enferced. Let
the good work go on.
Sunday school convention at
Summerfield, Fla. Tickets on sale
via F. C. & P., Aug. 22, 23 and 24.
Limited to Aug. 27. 90 cents lor
the round trip.
Handy to Depot.
Best of Table Delicacies.
Kates $1 per TDay.
Special rates by the week.
North Magnolia St.
A. E. HOLLAND.
Local Agent of the American
Detective Agency of Indianapolis,
Ind., undertakes the recovery of
lost or stolen property, investiga investigation
tion investigation of crime. Collecting a specialty.
Florida's Favorite Melon.
"Fame," Florida's Favorite
j Melon, on Ice, delivered to any
part of the city at Gray s. Nice
lot of chickens just received.
Jersey Block Ice Cream
is still in the lead.
First National Bank Block,
Fine Livery Turnouts and Saddle
Orders by Telephone or otherwise
will receive prompt attention.
JV W: Davis,
Dealer in all kinds of
Florida and Western
Vegetables and Fish.
Bring in your Produce and try my
and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 City Market.
- 3 .
Times Are Hard
and you need not deny it. But you will
forget it when you buy Groceries and
General Family Supplies of the
Ocala Commercial & Exchange Company.
They also run a Tailoring: 'Department
where they do Repairing, Cleaning and
Dyeing, All work done to order and sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction guaranteed.
S. C. Wright,
. Business Manager.
Exposition St., Mitchell's Block, Ocala, Fla.
. L Weller,
Jeweler and Engraver.
At Carlisle's Drug Store
Ho for the Beach I
The Plant System have on their
summer rates to St. Petersburg,
Tarpon Springs, Clear Water, and
for points on the east coast, for
rates to all summer resorts call on
F. J. Huber, Ticket Agent,
Fla. So. Depot, or
C. F. Faires, City Ticket Agent,
Straw Hats-we arealmost giving
away. Davidson & VanEchop.
Excursion Rates via Plant Sys System.
tem. System. On Aug. 18 and 19 will sell
round trip ticket to Lake City,
$3 26; Live Oak, $3 50; Bainbridge,
$4 50; Thomasville, 4.50; Chatta Chattahoochee,
hoochee, Chattahoochee, $5 50. If you are going
to West Florida and want the most
direct and quickest route, don't
fail to call on C. F. Faires,
City Ticket Agt., Ocala House.
1 J. Huber,
Ticket Agt., Fla. So. Pass. Depot.
The Covenant Building and
Loan association will pay you 8 per
cent for the use of your money, or
loan you theirs at 6 per cent.
Which do you prefer? M. M.
Little will explain to you.
Cheap Rate to Atlanta via F. C.
& P. Railroad, on Monday, Aug.
19, good for 4 days. The F. C. &
P. will sell tickets from Jacksonville
to Atlanta and return for $5. Par Parties
ties Parties wishing to take advantage of
the rate can buy a round trip ticket
to Lake City, good for 10 days, by
train leaving Ocala 1:05 Monday
morning, connecting with train
out from Jacksonville 7 a.m. Mon Monday
day Monday or 6:20 p.m. Monday for At Atlanta,
lanta, Atlanta, 'making trip to Atlanta and
return cost 8.25.
To Trade. A good improved
Missouri farm, in southeast Mis Missouri.
souri. Missouri. The Ozark mountain sec section
tion section and home of the big red apple,
for a Florida property. Owner
lives in Florida. Enquire at this
Cheap annual August excursion
to West Florida via F. C. & P.,
Aug. 18. 1895. Tickets good for
ten days returning:. Ocala to Lake
City, 3 25; Live Oak, S3. 50; Mad Madison,
ison, Madison, $4; Tallahassee and Monti Monti-cello,
cello, Monti-cello, $4 50; Quincy, $5; River
Junction, S5.50. Leaves Ocala,
No, 14, 1:05 a.m. Monday. Tickets
on sale by R. G Blake, city ticket
agent, or John Dozier, depot.
W. H. Chaille,
Board and Lodging.
Opposite Post Office.
We carry a full line of
Choice Staple and Fancy Groceries
also in con connection a first class
Bread, Cakes and Pies baked
by best Baker in the city.
rtt rear of store. First class
fare for the local and traveling
public. Give us a trial.
J. N, Edwards
Baptist Witness Building, corner
P ort King and Osceola street.
n. k. wiLLinm,
: Tonsorial Artist.
Done in Latest Style. Call
and give me a trial.
Montezuma block, Ocala, Fla.
Large, cool and comfortable
rooms nicely furnished. Best of
accommodations for the general
and traveling public. Rates $1. 00
per day or $4.00 per week.
North Magnolia Street.
Mrs. Maud Duran, Proprietress.
Service and Cuisine first class.
Best Private Hotel in the Town.
Special Low Rates by the week.
L. S. BLACK,
Stall No. 11. City Market.
FRESH FISH ON ICE DAM.
Fresh water varieties Bream and
Salt water varieties constantly on
Eggs and Poultry,
Bought and Sold.
Prices cheaper than any in the
PLANT SYSTEM FOR BOSTON. 1
TRIENNIAL CONCLAVE, KNIGHTS
On Aug. 20 and 21, will sell to
Boston via Savannah and steam steamship,
ship, steamship, round trip $34.40; via Mal Malory
ory Malory line $31.90.
On Aug. 23, 24 and 25, will sell
via all rail to Boston and return,
$38 25, and with variable routes be beyond
yond beyond New York as follows: Rail to
New York and beyond New York,
rail in one direction and sound in
the other, $39.13. Rail to New
York and beyond New York, one
rail route going and another re returning,
turning, returning, $39.93. Rail to New
York and beyond New York, one
sound going and another returning,
$38.34. All tickets good to return
untif Sept. 30, 1895, by application
to ticket agent at terminal line.
For further information, tickets,
etc., call on C. F. Faires, v
City Ticket Agent, Ocala house
office, or F. J. Huber,
Ticket Agent, Passenger Station.
Use "Dead Stuck." 'Kill bugs,
roaches, mosquitos. 25 c. bottle at
The Bazar Store.
The flew Brunswick Restaurant,
Misses Richards & Hallett,
Board $3.50 per Week.
Regular Meals 25 Cents.
Hot lunches, coffee, etc., at all
hours of the day and night. Ex
tVa dishes served at moderate
Near Dukes' Corner eSSce.
Red Oak House,
Board and Lodging.
Nice, large, airy rooms, best of
table accommodations, pleasant lo location,
cation, location, one block south from F. C.
& P. depot, on Magnolia street.
Rates from 75c. to $1.50 per day.
Special rates by the week.
D. S. LITTLE, Prop.,
John W. Pearson,
Bought, Sold and Rented.
T. A. YANCEY,
City Market, T Ocala, Fla.
Fish, Game and Poultry.
Northern and Florida Vegetables.
New York, Chicago and Florida
Orders from a distance given
Who is upstairs in the
Large, Cool Rooms
in the Gary Block, is able to please
all customers. Come and see me.
Hair Cuts, Shaving and Shampoo Shampooing
ing Shampooing done in first-class order.
JOHN E. DAVIS,
Groceries and General Family Supplies,
Cigars, Tobacco, etc.,
General Country Produce.
Fruit bought and sold. Prices the
Two doors west of Mitchell Block,
Thomas J. Clary,
J ustice of the Peace,
First District, Marion Co., Fla.
Office in Court House.
Prompt attention given to all Civil
and Criminal Cases under my
phe Ijo7est Prices,
Proprietor of the only first class
Colored Barber Shop in the citvl
I have taken charge of my old
stand on Exposition St., three
doors west of First National Bank
building and solicit Arour patronage.
I am fully prepared to do Shaving,
Hair Cutting a', d Shampooing ink
the latest styl Only first class
men employed. Give me a call.
On An IfOtJf Sb
. avc are selliuar
Solid S -A
DRINK'S DREADFUL DOINGS.
A Terrible but Truthful Description cf the
Destruction Wrought by Rum in the
( Continued from last Issue. )
Thus far we have listened to the
tory that figures tell, but they'
cannot tell all. They give only
the outline of the terrible work
that is going on around us.
They cannot picture to us the
wretched squalor of the drunkard's
They cannot tell us how hiany
cruel words liquor has caused oth otherwise
erwise otherwise good and tender-hearted
husbands and fathers to utter to
their loved ones.
They cannot tell how many
heavy blows have fallen from the
husband's hand upon those whom
it is his duty to cherish and pro pro-itect.
They cannot tell how many fond J
expectations and bright hopes
which the fair young bride had of
the future have been blasted and
turned to the bitterest gall.
They cannot number the long,
weary hours of night during which
she anxiously awaited, yet dreaded
to hear, the heavy footfalls at the
Figures cannot tell how many
xalding tears the wives shed, or
liow many prayers of bitter
juish and cries of agony God
leard them utter.
They cannot tell how many
mothers have worn out soul and
body in providing the necessities
of life for children whom drunken
fathers have left destitute.
They cannot tell how many
mother's hearts have broken with
grief to see darling sons become
They cannot tell how many white
liairs have gone down in sorrow to
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"I have named her Marion
the'grave, mourning over drunken
They cannot tell us how many
fierce battles the drunkard, in his
sober hours, has fought with the
terrible appetite how many times
he has walked his room in despair,
tempted to commit suicide because
he could not conquer the demon;
We cannot search the records
of the other world and tell how
many souls have been shut out of
the holy place where no drunkard
enters and banished to the region
of eternal despair by the demon of
What man, what woman, what
child would not vote to have that
whole street, with its awtul traffic
in th infernal stuff, sunk to the
lowest depths of perdition and
covered io ooo fathoms deep under
tne curses of the universe?.
The man does not live who can
tell the whole story of the woes of
the liquor traffic. Exaggeration is
impossible, for the tired fancy fal falters
ters falters in its loftiest flight long ere it
reaches its reality. The. minds
eye cannot take in the uncounted
miseries that follow in its train.
Were I an artist, I would borrow
a pencil from Raphael and dip it
in the fountain of human sorrows
an-Jand paint a picture of the evils of
I would put into that picture
every conceivable thing that was
! terrible and revolting.
I would paint health in ruins,
hope destroyed, affection crushed
and prayer silenced. t
I would paint the chosen seats
of paternal care, of filial piety, of
brotherly love and maternal devo devotion,
tion, devotion, all vacant and broken.
I would paint the crimes against
ever)' statute, from foul murder,
after Marion County, Fla."
I standing aghast over the open
srave of the victim it cannot con
ceal, to the meanest deception,
still confident of success.
I would paint a dark, dreary,
cheerless valley, name it "The
Valleyof the Shadow of Death,"
and people it with ever-living
I would paint a landscape of
trees whose fruit should be poison
and whose shadow should be pain.
I would paint a mountain whose
lofty summit should be covered
with storms of perpetual desola
tion, in whose trigid atmosphere
no mortal could dwell; where bleak,
bitter, black clouds of vengeance
should hold high carnival, and
fierce lightnings flash through
with lurid, startling light.
I would paint a fathomless chasm
where awful darkness holds eter eternal
nal eternal sway.
I would paint a deep, dark river,
rushing, foaming angrily on over
craggy rocks, hurrying everything
on its heaving bosom toward an
awful Niagara- of death. Its wa waters
ters waters should be the tears of weeping
eyes and the blood from bleeding
hearts. In its turbid current no
living thing should dwell and on
its stormy current only human
wrecks should be seen.
I would paint a deep and gloomy
cavern, where no sunlight ever
strays, wnerc .ou. ouor im air
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anu J B ,I,Uduaui
resound mrougu uu. u.c.ui
vauus' 1 WT lresco lc wltn s"y
serpents ana creeping centipeaes
and on the walls the faces of grin grinning,
ning, grinning, ghoulish devils would gleam
out with maddening fury and fiend fiendish
ish fiendish hate.
I would put into the background
of my picture vanishing visions of
a more blessed past, and into the
Causes alarnn in some
quarters, but don't be
scared for G rover C. is
bound to take care of tlie
infant industries. We
are bound to lookout for
our customers by reduc reducing
ing reducing prices. If you want
anything in tlie line of
Furniture, Ave are now
wearing our summer and
liardtime prices and
quote you a discount of
25 per cent, on all Cash
purchases in the Next
foreground the awful certainty of
an accursed future.
I would paint prison doors that
opened inward only. I would peo people
ple people the scene with men whose
forms were tenanted by torment tormenting
ing tormenting demons; with wretched, starv starving
ing starving children on whose lips smiles
should never play; with women in
whose cheeks furrows had been
burned by scalding tears, pressing
to their milkless breasts their skel
eton, starving babes.
In my picture not one happy
home nor face would be seen, but
bloated and beastly men, pale and
sad-faced women and half-clad,
starving children should gleam on
The temple of worship should
be disused or converted into a
broth el of infamy, where senseless
ribaldry and bacchanalian shouts
I would varnish my picture with
the poison of dragons and the cruel
venom of asps, and when it was
complete I would frame it with the
skins of scorpions and slimy mon monsters
sters monsters and hang it up in lurid light
on a cord woven from the fangs of
the deadly rattler, and say to the
Christian people: 'There is the
picture of intemperance which by
your votes you are authorizing the
licensed rumseller to hang on the
walls of the nation."
Then I would write under that
picture in letters as black as mid midnight
night midnight darkness: "Damned by the
legalized liquor traffic for all eter eternity,"
nity," eternity," and as you walked to your
churches and Sunday schools and
prayer meetings I would have the
same words ring in your ears, echo
in the chambers of your hearts
and well up in your souls until you
prostrated yourselves at the feet
of Jesus and cried out in agony:
One lot of
at 50 cents
on the Dollar
"How long, O Lord! shall this le legalized
galized legalized crime last, this dark pall
Christian consciences?" and then,
springing to your feet, rushed to
the ballot box and voted a pure,
clean ticket for God and home and
native land. Then I would put
new joy in your hearts and a new
song in your mouths, and have have-you
you have-you shout, "Saved at last, by an
honest ballot, from everlasting to
M3S. K. K. C. BATTY, PROPRIETRESS.
Rates $2 to $2.50
SPECIAL RATES BY THE.
FREE SAMPLE R0QH.1
OCKLAWAHA AVENUE AND MAIN STREET..
Opposite Ocala House,
Ocaia, - XTOH.XA.
I Meals Served from
7 a. m. to 9 p. m.
Charges Moderate but Strictly Cash,
Special Orders Extra.
Cheap rates to Tampa via the
Plant system on Aug. 19. $2 for
the round trip with limit to Aug.
22. This will enable all to go and
give ample time to transact any any-business.
business. any-business. For rates and details -apply
to C. F. Eaires, city ticket
agent, or F. J. Huber, depot ticket:
agent," Florida Southern depot.
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