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Vol. 1. No. 89. OCALA, FLORIDA, SEPT. 19. 1895. Price Five Cents
PUBLISHED EVERY DAV IN THE WEEK EXCEPTING SUNDAV.
IN AND ABOUT THE TOWN.
Some Things You Know and Some
Things You Don't Know.
Suits to order from $15 up.
Davidson & VanEciiop.
V. II. Blue left for Atlanta to
Houses to rent from $5 to $15.
Inquire o I. Stevens. 4
M. Houghton, of Palktka,lef the
For Sale. A 5x8 view camera.
Inquire at this office.
J. Allen, of New York, was in
the city yesterday.
Straw Hats we are almost giving
away. Davidson & VanEchop.
H. Child s, of Louisville, was on
our streets yesterday.
Wm. Gray's for your fresh oys
ters on iGe.
Robert McNamie, of Leesburg,
was in the city yesterday.
Foutz's Horse and Cattle Pow Powder,
der, Powder, 20 c. at Tydings,
V. E. McKay, of Oxford, came
up to the city yesterday.
Young chickens cheap constant constantly
ly constantly on hand at Wm. Gray's.
W. S. Wagstaff, of Jacksonville,
was in the city yesterday.
Try our Sarsaparilla for all blood
diseases, Tdings & Co,
W. 13. Hare, of Sumpterville,
was in the city yesterdap.
Pants to measure, $4, guaran
tee a fit.
Davidson & VanEciiop.
C. A. Root, of Warnell, was at
the Montezuma yesterday.
Fresh oysters on ice will be
found every day now at Wm
L. L. Haughawant, of Crystal
River, was in the city yesterday.
Bring your job work to the Star
office and see how cheap they will
do it for you.
A. B. McNiece, of Clermont,
was at the Montezuma yesterday.
See our line of Men's Shoes be before
fore before buying.
Davidson & VanEciiop.
J. W. Green, of Forsyth, Ga.,
registered at the Montezuma yes yesterday.
terday. yesterday. Take your prescriptions to Tyd Tyd-and
and Tyd-and gen their prices. Only pure
George Waters, of Eiectra, was
in the city today and called at this
Fall styles and samples received.
Call and see them.
Davidson & VanEciiop.
Chas. W. White, the enterpris enterprising
ing enterprising citizen from Citra, was in town
A full line of Buist's fresh seeds
at Tydings & Co's this week,
Mr. Leveridge has gone to At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta to have his eyes treated, as
they have been troubling him a
great deal lately.
The Covenant Building and
Loan association will pay you S per
cent for the use of your money, ( r
loan you theirs at 6 percent.
Which do you prefer ? M. M.
Little will explain to you.
C. R. Knight, of Jacksonville,
was in town yesterday.
A few White and Colored Vests.
We are closing out at cost.
Davidson & VanEciiop.
J. S. Jolly, road master of the
Piant System, is in town today.
Fine fresh water fish today on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall No. n,
Col. T. M. Shackleford, ot Tam
pa, was in the city on business
Take your prescriptions to
Tydings & Co. and get their'
prices. Only pure drugs used.
There are some people with
cheek enough to stop a home pa
per and take a foreign one, and
then expect the patronage of the
Ocala Council No. 6, R. & S. M
meets tonight. Members please
attend. I. Sciiwerin,
Walter Wells arrived in the city
a day or two ago from Los Ange Angeles,
les, Angeles, Cal., and in a few days will
join his father, who is at Punta
Gorda, having reached there last
week from Appleton City, Mo.
If you have an old book that you
wish to preserve, take it to the
Witness job office and have it
A commercial traveler says the
people of St. Petersburg, where he
. r 1
was last in the interest 01 nis
house, are making extensive prep-,
arations to receive the
tourists whom they expect to in invade
vade invade their town this winter. It )S
thought that there will be three
times as many tourists as there
are permanent inhabitants of the
place, and buildings are going up
on all sides in order to reap the
bountiful harvest of dollars which
the Yankees will probably have on
You can carry $1000 to $5000!
for $24 to 530 per year in the Na-1
tionai Protective Legion. F. C. W. j Skelton, 257 Fulton street, Atlan Atlan-Williams,
Williams, Atlan-Williams, organizer, Mitchell Blk., :ta, Ga.
SILVER SPRINGS ROAD
The Silver Springs road is rap rapidly
idly rapidly approaching town.
Although very little fuss is
made a great deal of work is done
and long before Dec. 1 the road
will be graded to the terminus in
Fully half of it is now graded
and ready for the ties and rails to
After the grading is completed
the rails can be laid in half a
So it looks like, without any mis mishap,
hap, mishap, we will be going to Silver
Spring on this line by Jan. 1, 1896.
All hail to Ocala. with her snap
and business enterprise.
The National Protective Legicn
pays $15 per week to members in
case of sickness or disability.
R. E. Yonge, jr., has in stock a
supply of patent gas lighters. You
light the machine, then turn the
cock and light the burner at the
same time. (Jnly one matcn to f
the house. Call and see them at 1
R. E. Yonge & Co's.
HE CHANGES TERRITORY
II G. PI ay craft, the popular
traveling passenger agent of the
Plant System, left yesterday for
Atlanta, where he goes to take
charge of the road's passenger de department.
partment. department. His headquarters will be in the
Plant System Building.
Mr. Haycraft will return in a
few days to take his family to At Atlanta.
lanta. Atlanta. Isaac Stevens took a trip to In Inverness
verness Inverness and the other phosphate
centers of Citius county yester-
I dav. He savs most of the mines
are at work again and that every-
tnmg seemea very nveiy. great
deal of rock was piled ready for
shipment, and the miners were
having trouble to get cars enough
to move the rock. Mr. Stevens
said the phosphate business was
i much more lively in Citrus county
than at Dunnellon. It is reported
that there is a slight rise in phos phosphate,
phate, phosphate, and Mr. Stevens thought
the miners were trying to fill or orders
ders orders on this little rise.
A pair of well matched, medium
sized bay mules; fit and first-class
snimals; cheap for cath. Apply at
Wanted. A lew private board-
ers, ladies or gentlemen. Conve
nient t) public square. Ratt.s rea
sonable. Mrs. Thos. J. Barnes,
corner Main and North Third
Fresh, fat oysters today and
every day now at L. S. Black's,
E. B. Richardson's stable will
furnish you a first-class turnout
cheaper than elsewhere. Cail and
j try his teams.
Visitors to the Atlanta expji expji-tion
tion expji-tion who want good board at a low
rate should write to Mrs. G. V.
ing Society will give one of its
interesting tree entertainments in
the Witness hall Friday evening,
September 20. Let all go aud be
delighted and instructed.
Ransom Everett and H. L.
Lloyd, of Ocala, each received $15
last week through the National
Protective Lt gion for one week's
sickness and disability.
Are you wanting to sell goods ?
Advertise in the Star.
Do vou forget that you must
die? Then provide for your fam family
ily family by taking out a policy in the
National Protective Legion.
Use our Eczema and Tetter Cure
for all cutaneous diseases; sure
cure for erysipelas. Tydings &
j Q y Qcaa Houge
barber, will give you the smoothest
and easiest shave imaginable. Hair
cuts in the latest style.
Apply to W. C.Archer, mattress
maker and cleaner,when you are in
want of a first-class job in his line.
South Lime street, Ocala, Fla.
An one wishing kalsominine:
work done will do well to give W.
jrl. bullivan a trial. He does only
first-class work. South Lime St.,
AND OPTICAL GOODS.
Gleaning, Repairing and Engraving.
GUARANTEED FIRST-CLASS WORK.
North Side Square, Ocala, Fla.
syvy ry yvy vr?Vv
K. 3. Mitchell & Co
Drugs, Chemicals, Patent Medicines,
Fancy Goods, Stationery, &c.
Soda Water and Ice. Cream.
Physician's Prescriptions Corefully Compounded.
?i Post Office
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 everything
thing everything in the grocery line. Country Produce,
Chickens and Eggs bought and sold. Bread,
Pies and Cakes fresh from the bakery.
GlA IC 3I35 CYXU IVI CONVINCED.
One Door North from City Market, Ocala, Fla.
opposite Montezuma Hotel.
BABIES QUICK AS A WINK!
N. 3. ..THE GAFBfSftZ 1 J IS OUR SPECIALTY
and is made only by us.
Call and see Samples.
High Grade Goods,
Low Grade Prices.
Repairing and Engraving.
All Wcrk Guaranteed at A.
MerchantSiBIook:, Ocala "Fla.
0 rtra Its and Views.
I ne tven.ng tar
PORTER & HARDING, Publishers.
SUBSCRIPTION 50 CMNTS PER nONTH.
$5.00 per Year.
Sets, per Copy at News Stands.
After the Eighteenth of
this month the subscript subscription
ion subscription price of the Star willbe
50 Cents per montli and
no subscriptions will be
talcen for less than that
It is said upon unquestionable
authority that the Florida South-
ern is to be made a broad gauge
road during December next, and
commencing on Jan. i one of the
Plant System vestibule trains will
be run over this route. These
trains will run throuerh this citv.
Ocala and Leesburg. The other
vestibule train will run over the
jther route via Archer and Dun-
nellon. Gainesville Sun.
Th Mnrnincr Nws is not fiVht-
ing the battles of those entirely
ible to take care of themselves, nor I
aas it any but a neighborly interest
iii lampa ana us journals, jjuc 11 honon Do riook jike a man that
i he Ocala Evening Star is malt db tempted by any sum ter
cious and jealous for saying that F v7 rr
the streets of Tampa are in an un- choP dat much wood? Washing Washing-healthy
healthy Washing-healthy and dangerous condition, ton Star.
what spirit actuates the, Tampa
Tribune in the publication of the
following? The Tribune devoted NOTICED THE EMBLEM
rr i ft r I
columns to the denunciation of the -;
Star fprits Iittlp paragraph only a A friend of mine asked me the
week ago: here is what the Tribune in
confesses now: : : other evening to .go and call on
r, some friends of his who had lost
"If Tampa and her newspapers, , , ., .u
said the stranger, "had a, Man the head of-the family the day pre-
About Town he would evidently vious. He had been an honest
have a wet time of it, and would old laborer ,with the pick, and
find it necessary to go about in shovel. While we Vere with the
seven-league boots and a mackin- family an old man entered who had
t0--f ake your main street, for in- wrked by bis side for years. Ex Ex-stance,"
stance," Ex-stance," continued, the, stranger, pressing his sorrow at the loss of
'and what a lamentable spectacle his friend, and glancing about the
does it present. YouA have, per- room, he observed a large floral
haps, the finest business houses in anchor. Scrutinizing it closely,
the biggest mud holes, in front of
-When you go out on the side
streets nothing better can be
found. Never before have I seen
such vast pools of stagnant water,
and some of them only need names
to achieve the reputation of lakes.
"They tell me that in all this
there is nothing at all unwhole unwholesome.
some. unwholesome. They say that it is the
stagnated water under houses that
does the damage. I don't know.
I am not an expert. But, speaking
as an amateur, I am strongly of the
opinion that it would pay Tampa
to, immediately bnd itself for
enough money to put down a de decent
cent decent pavement.
"That it can be done," conclud concluded
ed concluded the stranger, "is shown by the
excellent pieces of work put down
on Fortune street, west of the
bridge, by Col. Barwick, and by thfc
job done on Ashley street by Mr.
Warner. With such material and
such men at hand, there seems no
excuse for any such conditions as
those which now obtain in Tampa,
and I hope when I again strike the
town to strike it in a more liberal
frame of mind," Ocala Morning
Chickens always come home to
roost. But those acquainted with
the Tribune contingent will need
stronger testimony than the above
before they will believe that the
queen qity of the gulf is in such
an unhealthy and dangerous condi condition.
tion. condition. It is now in order for Sheriff
Spencer, Dr. Rhodes, Hon. R. T.
Young and other distinguished
gentlemen of Tampa, who were so
quick to discover in the Ocala
EvExixb Star the spirit of "malice
and spite, for callinpg -attention to
j their laxity in observing sanitary
j regulations, to tell the public what
kind of a spirit caused the Tribune
to give out such a miasmatic pict picture
ure picture of their main thoroughfares.
Speak out, gentlemen. The
public are anxious to hear the
F. E. Bugbee & Co. will sell at
auction Saturday, Sept. 21, a lot of
second-hand furniture, in court
house square. Sale begins at 2
"Judge, yer honor," said Tim the
Tramp, "I ain't guilty o' doin' that
job o' burglary. De evidence is
agin me, but I can prove a alibi."
I "Have you any witnesses?
"Nobody but meself," was the
reply. But I can trow de cold
I white light o' intelleck over de sit
I uation in a way dat'll clear me in
"Well, de testimony shows dat
whoever done de work got inter de
house by fus' cuttin' his way wid
" wv,., an
ain troo de library door."
There's me alibi, judge, yer
he turned to the widow and in a
low tone asked:
Who sent the pick?" Chicago
, Eight-room cottage in the city
of Ocala. Lot contairs 2 acres,
with stable, carriage house, ser servants'
vants' servants' house, well, cistern, fruits,
1 Fifteen acres good land under
fence adjoining, just outside city
limits, can be leased for a term of
years very low if desired. Enquire
at this office.
We ask this repeatedly, because H
0 serious diseases
often follow trifling a
If you are weak r
and generally ex-
have no appetite n
and can't work, a
begin at once tak- q
ing the most relia relia-ble
ble relia-ble strengthening rj
medicine, which is r
Brown's' Iron Bit- X
ters. Benefit comes q
from the very first rj
q Neuralgia, Troubles, q
ia Constipation, Impure Blood, o
g Malaria, Nervous ailments g
o Women's complaints. o
Get only the genuine it has crossed red
lines on the wrapper.
g BROWN CHEMICAL CO. BALTIMORE, MD. g
flens, Boys and Childrens Clothing:
in the Latest Styles.
A FULL LINE OF GENTS FURNISHINGS.
FANCY VESTS IN ALL STYLES.
Largest Assortment of Negligee Shirts.
Let the Flies Worry You to Death
and eat up the food your
and eat up the food your
We manufacture All Kinds of SCROLL. WORK, BRACKETS. MOULDING
TURNING, WINDOW and DOOR FRAHES, CABINETS, and all kinds of
Carpenter and Job Work. A full supply of
Rough and Dressed Seasoned Lumber Constantly on Hand at
LOWEST CASH PmeES.
NORTH OF F. C. & P. DEPOT, OCALA, FLA.
Trunks and Valises.
Agents for Butterickzs Patterns
OUR MOTTO: We study
MRS. M. E. HODGE,
press Making and General Sewing.
Ali;Cutting. Sewing and Fitting done in the Latest Style, at the Lowest Prices and
on short notice.
"Rooms Upstairs, 7lorth Side Square. Ocala, Fla.
R. D. Fuller,
Ocklawaha Avenue and Main Street.
Opposite Ocala House,
Ocala, ',- Piokida.
Meals Served from
7 a. m. to 9 p. m.
Charges Moderate but Strictly Cash,
Special Orders Extra.
Take your dinner tomorrow at
Misses Richards & Hallett's. You
will get a good meal for 25 c.
Two cases just received.
the latest stves" at
Mrs. C. A. Brown's
famify should have, v
famify should have, when the
Are putting: up such Nice
Window and Door Screens
so Little Honey.
FINE DRESS GOODS,
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 Stock X.
If you want a good daily paper,
The Star will suit you.
J. A. Pittman & Co.,
Undertakers and Embalmers.
Dealers in Coffins, Iron and Wood
en Caskets, Burial Outfits.
Charges lower than ever before in j
Ocala. Also dealers in all kinds
Prompt attention given to all
orders by mail or telegram.
Edgar P. Allen. y Albert Wright.
Allen & Wright,
Attorney at Law.
Room 3, Merchants' Block,
J ames H. Hill,
Attorney at Law.
County Judge's office in Court
T. P. Lloyd,
Attorney at Law,
Will Practicc in all Courts.
James D. McConnell,
Attorney at Law.
First National Bank
j office over First National Bank
A. H. R. Fredrick, M. D.
Physician & Surgeon.
Diseases of Women and Children
Office opposite Arlington Hotel.
W. H. Marean, M. D.,
Physician and Surgeon.
Electro-magnetic and Massage
Treatment employed in treating
Chronic Diseases. Diseases of
Women and Children a specialty.
Office, corner of Second and Main
streets. Residence, corner of
Second and Watula streets,
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 INVEETING CO.,
They also run a first-class DrKirtment
where they do Kepairinir. Cleaning and
work done to order and sat-
OCALA INVESTING CO.,
T. N. NORWOOD,
1 Bnm?i niw&i&l wt'fVi
Bf the Gcala Temperance Reform Club.
Edited by J. A. Munden.
The Club meets every Sunday afternoon at four
o'clock in Temjjerance Hall. The Public
FROM THE SALOON SIDE.
The excise committer of the
wine and liquor dealers of New
York city and others in the trade
have agreed to obey the law, as ap appears
pears appears from a resolution adopted
some time since, which reads as
"That on and after Sunday,
.Sept. i, 1895, all members of the
association shall close their places
of business on Sunday, and any
member of the association who
shall thereafter open his place of
business, in violation of this reso resolution
lution resolution and in violation of the law,
shall forfeit all his rights, privi privileges
leges privileges and benefits as a member of
"We have every respect- for a
minister of the gospel who attends
to his own business. Many of
these we believe are sincere in
their belief. It is their duty to
preach, and so long as they preach
salvation we don't care; but when whenever
ever whenever they go howling about the
liquor traffic and about saloons be being
ing being the curse of the country, it's
time for a halt to be called on
them." Liberty Bell (organ of the
A Toronto saloon keeper is re reported
ported reported as making the declaration
-thst the introduction of electric
-cars in that city has greatly, dimin diminished
ished diminished the sales in saloons, as work workmen
men workmen who previously walked home
in companies of from five to twen twenty,
ty, twenty, and stopped at the saloons on
the way for a social drink, now
ride home, and, once there, spend
the evenings with their families.
In the Christian Endeavorers
the trado will soon recognize one
-of its most active opponents.
Wine and Spirit Gazette.
I wish to suggest to my friends
.and the public in general to place
their orders for Portraits and Pho Photographs
tographs Photographs intended for HOLIDAY
GIFTS as early as possible. The
work can be. delivered to you
whenever yo u desire, only,as all
careful workmanship demands skill
-as well as time, the sooner you
place vour order with me the bet better.
ter. better. Very respectfully yours,
N. I. Gottlieb.
Studio opposite the Montezuma.
N. B. "Babies quick: as a
The following program of the
Ocala Literary and Debating Soci Society
ety Society will be rendered at Witness
Hall, Friday evening, Sept. 20:
"Beth Liddell and Mother
Music i Orchestra
Recitation Leafy Sylvester
Professors Pike and Condon
Debate "Is Man Degenerating?"
Affirmative J. I. Finney, S. P.
Pittman. Negative E. T. Hel Hel-veston,
veston, Hel-veston, W. D. Carn.
Miss Minnie Vaughn
Speakers on debate are limited
to fifteen minutes.
Fresh, fat, fine, today by the
quart, gallon, or in the shell, on
ice at L. S. Black's, stall 11, city
Did you ever stop to think that
when a smutty finger touches a
picture it tarnishes the entire
Did you ever stop to think that
when you speak ill of one of the
family you leave a mark of misery
on all? When the breath of scan scandal
dal scandal falls upon one of a household,
how it must hurt and sting and
smite all around the hearthstone!
No matter how pure or innocent
may ba the life of father, brother,
sister, mother, when one is tra traduced
duced traduced and slandered all suffer
Think of the heartaches, the bit bitter,
ter, bitter, briny tears that have saddened
many a beautiful life because of
the cruel words spoken of those
near and dear! If the tongue of
evil speaks true, then the greater
woe; but if it speaks falsely, the
words cut the sensitive soul down
into the dust of humiliation much
Think of the sorrow that broods
like a pall over many a home be because
cause because scandal has besmirched the
garments of some of its inmates!
Oh, bow careful we should be
about repeating street rumors and
giving wings to the evil imaginings
of the base. God grant that no
word of ours may ever embitter
and sadden the life of an innocent
Watches cleaned for 50 cents.
50 cent crystals, 25 c. 25 cent
crystals 15 c.
Pins and breastpins 10 c, and
all other vork done on watches,
jewelry and sewing machines in
Work guaranteed to give satis satisfaction.
faction. satisfaction. Next door to the post of office,
fice, office, in W. W. Condon's music and
Call and examine new samples of
clothinsr from Jacob Reid's Son's.
F. W. Ditto, Agent, Weihe's jew jewelry
elry jewelry store.
Fountain and Steam
h wl mm
and Country Produce.
Stalls 6 and 8 City Market.
Ho for the Beach
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,
Call A.t tlxo
Magnolia Barber Shop
For Iliiir Cutting
All work done in Moderd Stylo and
A. G. BELL, Proprietor,
Wcwt Side of r-iciiitvre.
A. EE. 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 spe specialty.
cialty. specialty. J. W. Davis,
Dealer in all kinds of
Florida and Western
Vegetables and Fish.
Bring in your Produce and try my
"Lookey Here Man!"
Talce th c ST A II if you
want the latest news.
GHZ?"!. ? 1 ivV
W. H. Cbaille.
Board and Lodging
Opposite Post Office.
We carry a full line of
loice and Fancy Groceries
also in con connection a first class
Bread, Cakes and Pies baked
by best Baker in the city.
at rear of store. First class
fare for the local and traveling
public. Give us a triaL
Baptist Witness Building, corner
Fort King and Osceola street.
n. k. wiLLinm,
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.
L. S. BLACK,
Stall No. 11. City Market.
ON ICE DAILY.
Fresh water varietiesBream and
Salt water varieties constantly on
Eggs and Poultry,
Bought and Sold.
Prices cheaper than any in the
First National Bank Block,
Fine Livery Turnouts and Saddle
Orders by Telephone or otherwise
will receive prompt attention.
MRS. K. K. C. BATTY, PROPRIETRESS.
OCALA, - FLA.
Rates $2 to $2.50
SPECIAL RATES BY THE
FREE SAMPLE ROOM.
Jeweler and Engraver.
1 SPECIAL PRICES.
On the Year Round
At Carlisle's Drug Store
The New 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
tra dishes served at moderate
Near Dukes' Corner BaS5o&..
Red Oak House,
Board arid Lodging.
Nice, large, airv 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,
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.
Gary Block. ,
JOHN E. DAVIS,
Groceries and General Eamily Supplies,
Cigars, Tobacco, etc.,
General Country Produce.
Fruit bought and sold. Prices the
Two doors west of Mitchell Blocks
Thomas J. Clary,
Justice of the Peace,
First District, Marion Co., Fla.
Office in Court House.
Prompt attention given to all Civil
and Criminal Cases under my
The xovvest Prices,
Mrs. G. A. Broun's,
Proprietor of the only first class
Colored Barber Shop in the city.
I have taken charge of my old
stand on Exposition St., three
doors west of First National Bank
building and solicit your patronage.
I am fully prepared to do Shaving,
Hair Cutting a d Shampooing in
the latest styl Only first class
men employed. Give me a call
IN WEST CHINA.
All the missionaries in Western
China have been driven from
their stations, and compelled to
iind safety in flight down the
river Yangtze. We are thankful
that the lives of all have been
spared in the trials and perils
through which they have passed.
The riots appear to be instiga instigated
ted instigated by officials in high stations.
The people of Szchuan have not
been unfavorable to foreigners,
but the defeat of China by Japan
lias aroused the officials and liter literary
ary literary clas3, and they have stirred
up the baser elements of the pop-'
illation to these outrages. What
the outcome vill fce cannot be
told. It is to be feared that it
will be a long time before mission mission-iry
iry mission-iry operations can be successfully
resumed in Western China.
STORY OF THE RIOTS.
The troubles began at Chentu,
"the capitol of the provence, on
May 28. Here three Protestant
missionary societies and the
Roman Catholics were laboring.
The first notice of the trouble was
the posting of a placard in several
parts of the city reading:
"Notice is hereby given that at
present foreign barbarians are
hiring evil characters to steal
:small children (that they) may ex extract
tract extract oil from them for their use.
I have a female servant named
Li who has personally seen this
clone. I (therefore) exhort you
good people not to allow your
children to go out. I hope you
will act in accordance with this."
This was soon followed by an
attack, by a mob, on the Canadian
The officials of this city acted in
the most prompt and vigorous
manner tor the safety of the mis missionaries
sionaries missionaries and the security of- the
Later. The. papers of Aug. 5
have a report of a terrible massa massacre
cre massacre of missionaries in Kucheng,
Fukkien Province, near the coast,
which ten English missionaries
were brutally murdeied. Ic would
appear that the residence of for foreigners
eigners foreigners in any part of Chira where
protection cannot be had has b e ecome
come ecome unsafe. H-ppily, r early all
the missionaries ut the Missionary
Union are now in cities where the
foreign element is so larrre that
they may be considered secure. v
Rev. 1 1 ill wrius, speaking of
their escape, 4,Ve Were eleven
days in coming to Jchang, naich
crowded in our little he use-boat,
delayed by wind and lain and in
constant fear of destruction in the
swirling whirlpools and the angry
rapids, now made very dangerous
by the high water; but through all
these light afflictions the Lord
has graciously sustained us and
we are grateful that amid so many
dangers nothing worse has been
allowed to come near our lives.
Our women have been true hero heroines,
ines, heroines, and have stood up nobly
through it all. We are scarcely
able to plan for the future. There
must be some radical change at
the heart of things, or we shall
only see a repetition of these out outrages.
rages. outrages. It would seem a great op
portunity for the three govern governments
ments governments now interested France,
England and the United States
to force such guarantees of pro protection
tection protection as will make future loss of
mission property and danger to
life impossible. I hear that France
Methodist Mission, and the fine
property, including a hospital, j js already at Nankin whh her fleet
and means business. The plucky
Japanese have got the river open
was uesirove.i. -Appeals were
made to the magistrate of the
city for help, but without result,
and all the missionaries made im immediate
mediate immediate efforts to leave the city,
5n which thv-y wrre successful.
Reports of this not at Chentu
Tapidly spread to other cities in
the province, where similar pla placards
cards placards are posted, and riois occur occurred,
red, occurred, and within a few days all the
mt.'QinnnrIfQ vvnrp A
were driven out ana
their property was destroyed.
The stations of the American
IJiptist Missionary Union in
Szchuan were Suichaufu, Kiating,
and Yachau, but the mission had
purchased. property only at Suich Suich-irifu.
irifu. Suich-irifu. At this place were Mr. and
Mrs. George Warner, Rev. C. H.
Finch, M. I), and wife. Rev.
Robert WelKvood and wife, Miss
U. G. Forbes, and' Miss M. A.
Gardelin. At Kiating were Mr.
W. F. Beaman and Mr. and Mrs.
C. F. Viking. At Yachau was
Rev. Wm. M. Upcraft, Mr. H. J.
Opsnshaw, Rev. George V. HiJi
and wife, Rev. F. J. Bradshaw,
and Miss F. C. Bliss. Mr. C. A.
Salquist and F. B. Malcolm, M.
D. vvere temporarily at Chung Chungking
king Chungking attending to the affairs of the
mission All these escaped safely,
some coming to Hankow and
others to Shanghai. Full accounts
from the missionaries have been
received. The lives of all were in
greater or less danger, and it seems
a wonderful mercy that every one
was preserved through such im imminent
minent imminent perils. As far as known
the life of no missionary has been
lost, and one hundred and forty forty-six
six forty-six of all societies have escaped
down the river to safety. Much
missionary property both of Pro Protestants
testants Protestants and Roman Catholics, has
been destroyed, but as far as known
Ihe property of the Missionary
iUnion at Suichaufu is preserved.
ed to Chungking. Steamers will
doubtless be put on and this will
make communication with the west
easier. It seems most important
that our government should take
determined action in the case.
Otherwise missionary operations
in China outside the reach of gun gunboats
boats gunboats seem likely to be a very ex expensive
pensive expensive financial venture, to say
nothing of the physical risk and
nervous strain missionaries must
be under. Our own countul-gen-eral
is an energetic and capable
man, and is much interested in
our case A committee of Amer American
ican American missionaries is also acting in
co-operation with him.
We mean to spend the summer
as quietiy as possible, hoping to be
able to get back up the river ,in
the fall, if the Iord wills.
The copartnership heretofore ex existing
isting existing between -Mas'sey & Spark Spark-man
man Spark-man in the cross tie business has
this day been dissolved hy mutual
consent and said Sparkman will
continue in the business.
This Sept. 9, 1895.
W. O. Masse y.
S. W. Spark max.
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Fruits and Vegetables,
and all kinds cf Fiesh Green
Groceries. I also rtceive
Chickens, Eggs and Ice.
A large supply constantly on
Exposition Street, west from
First National Bank.
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Poultry and Eggs, Fruits and Vegetables, a Specialty Specialty-Come
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