Of'ALA, FLOltlDA, SATUKOAY, UECE.UHER 2(i, 1914,
n Iff II
FOR ONE BRIEF HOUR
Til r 1 1
THERE IS PEACE
WILL CERTAINLY LI THAT POWER UP WITH THE
ALLIES III THE WAR
All ItlFHL TRUCE, DURING WHICH THE RIFLES RESTED
AND THE CANHONS' LIPS GREW COOL
Paris, Dec. 26. Without a formal
armistice being declared, the clash of
arms and boom of artillery ceased
for one hour Christmas day while
hundreds of thousands of soldiers
knelt in prayer. ;
ROAR OF BATTLE RESUMED
London, Dec. 26. It is the belief in '.
j diplomatic circles that the Italian oc
cupation of the Albanian port of Av Av-lona
lona Av-lona will finally result in the align alignment
ment alignment of Italy with the allies in the
war. It seems certain that Turkey
Will nrrttocf T'f C11Vl nrnfocf i c? nni-i!
! ed it can have but one result and that
will be war.
AUSTRIAN SHIP HIT A MINE
Rome, Dec. 26. An Austrian bat battleship
tleship battleship struck a mine in the Adriatic
Friday and was badly damaged. The
ship was towed into port.
CRITICAL ILLNESS OF A
After this short truce, the mighty j
battle proceeded. Severe fighting is APPEARS LIKE THE CZAR'S BAL-
in progress today along the Moselle TIC FLEET ISN'T IMPOTENT New Orleans, Dec. 26. Archbishop
river, where the French are trying to James Slenk suffered a relapse todav
reach Metz and cut German commun-l u, uec. o. me merman r and is in a critical condition.
iration. j cruiser Hertha and a German mine
layer have been sunk in the Baltic
THE NORTH SEA
COPENHAGEN REPORTS A GER GERMAN
MAN GERMAN SQUADRON LOOKING
Copenhagen, Dec. 26. A German
squadron of considerable size is re reported
ported reported to have sailed into the North
Sea today toward England, to give
battle to the British fleet.
On Saturday and Monday, 18
pounds of sugar for $1, with one dol dollar's
lar's dollar's worth of other groceries, for
cash. Smith Grocery Co. Phone 434. tf
j Sea: According to information re-
j ceived by the Russian admiralty, it is
South of Arras the Germans are;believed the Hertha which was try.
in u kiii it ix terruic unve wwaiu me
important railroad center of Amiens.
PROGRESS MADE BY FRENCH AT
, ing to protect the mine layer along ;
j the Russian coast was overtaken by
a fast Russian cruiser.
The French have made important
gains in the Lepetre forests.
Paris, Dec. 25, 3 p. m. (Official).
This afternoon the intermittent artil-'
lery duel continues in Belgium. Thej
French made some advance from the
Lys to the Oise river.
Northeast of Albert the allies cap captured
tured captured a portion of the village of La La-boisselle.
boisselle. La-boisselle. North of Roye they made
A GREAT mm
ALL GERMAN ATTACKS WERE
AN INDESCRIBABLE MONSTER
FOUND IMBEDDED IN SAND
OF LOUISIANA BEACH
New Orleans, Dec. 26 With a head
lik3 an elephant, tusks measuring 18
inches to the mouth and a body re resembling
sembling resembling nothing else that has even
Paris, Dec. 26. The official state- j been seen to come out of the sea, an
ment this afternoon says: The repulse! 80-foot monster has been discovered
of German counter attacks by the al allies
lies allies wras the chief feature today. The
off the southeast coast of Louisiana.
The strange creature was found
Germans, replying to the allies' of-; dead, lying partly imbedded in the
fensive, have made attacks along the, sand off Deernier Island, which was a
entire front, but were repulsed.
BUMPED EACH OTHER
WITH BENZINE BUGGIES
New York, Dec. 26. Jay Gould and
Ralph Pulitzer, dditor of the World,
collided in their automobiles in Brook Brooklyn
lyn Brooklyn yesterday. Both were severely
famous resort for Southern people
50 years ago. In a telegram to the
president and Congressman Brous Brous-sard
sard Brous-sard of Louisiana, the monster's body
has been offered to the Smithsonian
WHO SUPPOSED HE HAD?
Washington, Dec. 26. Secretary of
State Bryan today denied the report
that he had any intention of resign
You will never fully appreciate a
gin fiz till you have tried one of those
at Johnny's Place. 22-tf
Feel like trying a Scotch highbaM
(any other kind if vou do not lik
the Scotch) then try one at Johrth's
VERA CRUZ WILL
SURRENDER TO VILLA
CARRANZA CAN'T STAND BE BEFORE
FORE BEFORE POPULAR CHIEFTAIN
ElPaso, Dec. 26. Dispatches from
two independent sources state that j
Carranza has fled from Vera Cruz j
and negotiations are progressing for
the surrender of the city to Villa. A j
battle was reported Friday morning j
just west of Vera Cruz, Carranza
The Florida Power Company proposes to sell the
city of.Ocala Electric Current at Dunnellon at 1 1-2
cents per K.:W- H. The City to construct a line
from Ocala to Dunnellon.
The Power Company will sell the city current de delivered
livered delivered to the switchboard of the city plant, at 2300
volts, at 2 cents per K. W. H.
The City to enter into a ten year contract with
the Power Co. It being distinctly understood and
agreed upon, however, that the city is to have the
privilege of terminating the contract at the end of
two years by giving the Power Company thirty days
As evidence of its faith in the above proposition
the Power Company suggests that the Light and
Water Committee of the City Council, and a com committee
mittee committee of three appointed by the President of the
Board of Trade, acting jointly, select a competent
consulting engineer to pass on the merit of the prop proposition.
osition. proposition. Should the engineer advise the city to re reject
ject reject both propositions, the Power Company agrees
to pay for the examination and report of the
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RUSSIANS AND STEAOiLY PROGRESSING TOWARD WARSAW
Vienna, Dec. 26 (Official). The
Russians have been reinforced by
fresh troops for the campaign
against Cracow. The Austrians are
being attacked along the entire battle
front in Galicia, but the attacks are
being repulsed. The fighting pro
gresses day and night.
AUSTRIA WILL FIGHT IT OUT
Vienna, Dec. 26. Premier Berch-
told, the foreign minister, today de
clared: "Austria is not seeking
peace and sees no reason to seek
peace. The Germanic nations are
pledged to act together. The reports
that Austria intends to desert her
ally are base lies."
OVERCOMING RUSSIAN RESIST
ANCE IN POLAND
Berlin, Dec. 26. Thouhg admitting
that the Russians are offering des desperate
perate desperate resistance in Poland, Berlin
niilitary experts today declared that
the Germans are making steady pro progress
gress progress and have reached Luboca, 43
miles from the Pilaca river, toward
While no overwhelming victory is
claimed, the Germans are threatening
Warsaw and anticipate its fall short short-ly.
MURCURY WILL FALL MANY DE DEGREES
GREES DEGREES BEFORE MORNING
Chicago, Dec. 26. Severe cold pre prevails
vails prevails in the central and western5 states
today. At White river, Canada, the
mercury is forty-six below. At points
in Wisconsin it is twenty-four below.
At Chicago, four below. At Pitts Pittsburgh
burgh Pittsburgh reports twenty-four to thirty
below. Pennsylvania forecast indi indicates
cates indicates lower temperature tonight. A
number of fatalities and great, suffer suffering
ing suffering is reported in many sections of
the north and east.
SUFFERING IS GREAT
RUSSIANS SMASHED TURKISH
ADVANCE AND DROVE BACK
Washington, Dec. 26. Russia has
ceded to Japan its half of the Island
of Sakhalin for heavy guns, according
to the Japanese embassy today.
TROUNCED THE TURKS
Petrograd, Dec. 26. Turks at attempting
tempting attempting to advance in the Doutaks
district were repulsed by the Rus Russians,
sians, Russians, who came smashing through a
blizzard. Aeroplane scouting was im impossible.
possible. impossible. REPULSED GERMANS AT RAWA
On Christmas day .the Russians
drove the Germans out of Rawa on
the Rawa river and back six miles to
Jezow, taking 2300 prisoners and
Rawa Heights, which is a great stra strategical
tegical strategical point.
New York, Dec. 26. This, is the
eoldest day of this winter. The mer mercury
cury mercury was four above this morning at
seven o'clock. Charitable lodgings
are jammed. The suffering in New
York is without parallel.
In other cities the thermometer reg
isters as follows: Utica, 28 below;
Syracuse, 20 below; Winsted, ; Conn.
15 below; Saratoga, forty below;
Boston, 20 below; Baltimore, 8 above.
WASHINGTON GIVES WARNING
Washington, Dec. 26.-r-Cold wave
warnings have been ordered in the,
Soiuth Atlantic states today. Freez Freezing
ing Freezing weather is predicted tb the Gulf
of Mexico and into Florida tonight
POLAR WEATHER IN VERMONT
Montpelier, Dec. 26. The temper temperature
ature temperature in Vermont today is 38 below
COLD WAVE TOMORROW
Washington, Dec. 26. Rain tonight
and colder. Cold wave Saturday in
AFTER NINE MONTHS' IDLENESS
Big Steel Works at Pittsburg
Pittsburg, Dec. 26. The steel mills
at Benwood will resume operations
January 1st. The mills have been
closed for nine months.
Sewing baskets, best quality, just in
at Gerig's. 17-tf
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It is our delight to measure a customer who knows what he wants and insists on getting it, as this is the time that the services of a real tailor is absolutely
necessary in order to give satisfaction. I do know the Tailoring business; I am an expert tailor and cutter, and that is the very reason that I guarantee to
make you an
That any other house in the city will charge $20 to $30 for
This may sem like a wild statement but all we ask is an opportunity to prove what we say. Just for your own satisfaction, call and looka. our goods, then go elsewhere and compare them with a line
that costs you anywhere from 30 to 60 per cent more money. We are ready and billing to stand by your decision after you have madp the comparison, If you want any stronger proof than this that! we
are selling you a suit for FIFTEEN DOLLAIIS that absolutely cannot be duplicated in the city for less than twenty, let us know what it is, and we'M furnish it. You cannot afford to buy a suit or
overcoat before you have inspected aur line of FIFTEEN DOLLAR GOODS
B. SCHER, Manager
THIE EMULJISIHI WOOEEN
The World's Largest Tailors
TVtTTTff J .S
Carn Building, Ocala, Florida
OCALA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1914
HATRED THAT WAR BREEDS
Kemarkable Changes in Pleasant Re Relations
lations Relations Caused by Hostilities Be Between
tween Between Nations.
Hate and v.ar must go hand in hand.
You couldn't go out and shoot your
neighbor to death unless you first
bated him. If circumstances should
force you to such a thing you would
.-speedily, by a sort of eelf-hypnosis,
-work yourself Into a state of mind
-where you honestly believed-that kill killing
ing killing was entirely too good for him.
This is just what the nations In Eu Europe
rope Europe have done, writes Martin Mar Marshall
shall Marshall in Leslie's. We read now how
the Germans have despised the Eng English
lish English in the past and how the French
have for 44 years longed for revenge
on the Germans; of how Belgium
hated the kaiser with the hatred of
fear, and of mutual antagonisms be between
tween between Teuton and Serb. These senti sentiments
ments sentiments were partly official and conven conventional,
tional, conventional, but mostly imaginary. The
people got along pretty well together,
frenchmen did' business in Berlin and
Germans went holidaying to Paris;
London's restaurants were largely
manned by German staffs and Russian
peasants helped to reap the harvests
Jn Prussia. Educated men in each of
these nations prided themselves on
their familiarity with the languages of
the others, and enjoyed their litera literature,
ture, literature, art and music.
Then came war, and all was
-changed. Some millions of men were
going to slaughter each other, and
first they had to convince themselves
that they ought to do it. The prelim preliminary
inary preliminary era was of window smashing,
street demonstrations, trade boycotts
and imprisonment of Inoffensive na nationals
tionals nationals of hostile nations. Then Wag Wagner's
ner's Wagner's music was tabooed in Russia and
France; St. Petersburg must have its
name changed to cleanse it from the
loathsome Teutonic termination; Eng English
lish English table sauce disappearedv from Ber Berlin
lin Berlin restaurants; Paris styles were an an-afiierr.a
afiierr.a an-afiierr.a in Vienna: London poured
Munich boor into the gutters; a Paris
rciri-e started a popular prize con contest
test contest for the- bst substitute name for
Colore in short, Europe ran
to vto!? ar-.iirut of silly, sentimental
fcy :tT!j. rrvtiniinary to shooting of
s .srcc:o-i spios. the bombardment of
l--jL;-:i'il villa.strs. the killing of women
-AZ-i eiilirtn. the "strict military
ryrils ria: always occur in war
nz.d 1uT.-3.ys shock the victims and the
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D. E. McIVER
C. V. ROBERTS
The tax books for the payment
1914 siate and eouuty taxxs are no a
Be sure and o.ing or sen J a co: co:-reel
reel co:-reel description of y.iar property
.. i.en you come or seni tor your ia
oiil or :o pay your taxes. By so do do-in?
in? do-in? you greatly lessen the possibility
of errors and enable us to. give you
noie .ipfceJy service.
Don't forget that the law allows a
two (-7c J per cent, discount for ali
.'oeai:.er payments and one ( 1 )
;er cent for December payments.
Yours very truly,
W. L. Colbert,
ll-3-2m Tat Collector Marion Co
MRS. McCLAIN'S EXPERIENCE
WITH THE CROUP
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT
Merchant's Cafe, A. C. L. depot cor-
ner. Meals a la carte and lunches at
any hour. Adv. tf
SICK TWO YEARS
"Two years ago I was greatly bene benefited
fited benefited through using two cr three bot bottles
tles bottles of Chamberlain's Tablets," writes
Mrs. S. A. Keller, Elida, Ohio. "Be "Before
fore "Before taking them I was sick for two
years with indigestion," Sold by all
"When my boy, Ray, was small he
was subject to croup, and I was al always
ways always alarmed at such times. Cham Chamberlain's
berlain's Chamberlain's Cough Remedy proved far
better than any other for this trou trouble.
ble. trouble. It always relieved him quick quickly.
ly. quickly. I am never without it in the
house for I know it is a positive cure
for croup," writes Mrs. W. R. Me Me-Clain,
Clain, Me-Clain, Blairsville, Pa. For sale by all
The high standard this bank has set for-itself in the conduct of its busi business
ness business a protection to its depositors in every emergency and under all circum circumstances.
stances. circumstances. t
We invite you to make this bank your bank and enjoy the protection
it gives to its depositors.
The Ocala National
Resources Over Half A Million
ACTIVE U. S. DEPOSITARY.
On Saturday and Monday, 18
pounds of sugar for $1, with one dol dollar's
lar's dollar's worth of other groceries, for
cash. Smith Grocery Co. Phone 434. tf
Reallv the f-?n Point.
The NPresidont "This plan of re re-rganization
rganization re-rganization is vry ingenious. It
loes us credit." The Director "Also
t does our creditors." Brooklyn
Whole wheat bread maae urder
lew process, wrapped In eheckr eheckr-ozzrr)
ozzrr) eheckr-ozzrr) naoer, 5 and 10 tent loaves. If
you are a suffere. 'rom dyspepsia,
try this. Carter's Bakery, if-tf
Where She Doesn't Understand.
Whenever says a Macon editor, a
fellow tries to be as nice to his wife
as he was in the good old days when
he was courting her she at once be begins
gins begins to wonder what's. the matter with
the old fool.
They say the food and service at
the Ocala sHouse dining room is fine.
The proof of the pudding is in chew chewing
ing chewing the 'oag. 23-tf
"My dear, every woman ought t
oin a club. It's so refreshing t
blackball some one you don't HkeV-
Have vou tried the dlnine rob-m
iic vtaia ijhuoc ivu ii ucci n.i,
how good it is till you do so. 23
Fresh country eggs 35 cents a t
en at the Cam -Thorn as Co. 23-3t'
Big Pin Mon.ey.
Some or the large dress manufac manufacturers
turers manufacturers in New York, in whose factories
a considerable amount of draping
rnust be done, find that their bills for
pins frequently run as high as $1,500
a year. Used only once, the pins are
removed and permitted to fall on the
floor, where they are swept away.
Even if gathered up at the day's close
they would be too dirty for use again.
A company, just starting in business,
proposes to effect a saving in the pin
item by taking all the used pins, and,
having cleaned and polished them, re return
turn return them at half what they cost the
manufacturers originally. The experi
ments to produce a clean, rennisnea
pin entailed over a year's work. It
was found that if the pins were gath gathered
ered gathered together by using a magnet they
made a mark on white fabrics, so this
method was discarded. A process has
been discovered, however, whereby the
satisfactory result was obtained.
Shifting Scenes in Public Life.
By the time that Congress has
Teen some months in session, the mem members
bers members form fast friendships, and the
impulse to have a little fun now
and then will assert itself. The other
day one of the large paintings on the
.stairway was being taken down, rope
and tackle were required to handle
the gigantic gilt frame, and the sena senators
tors senators stopped while going to lunch to
One of the Democrats remarked
that "if we are going to make real
changes in this administration, let us
make some that the people will rec recognize
ognize recognize as they come and go. You'll
notice that Colonel Rcosevelt's and
President Taft's portraits no longer
udorn the executive office," he finished
exultantly. We must let the shift shifting
ing shifting pictures into the story in these
'movie times." "Affairs at Washing Washington,"
ton," Washington," by Joe Mitchell Chappie, in Na National
tional National Magazine.
The Road to Successville.
"The road to success I speak of
S-tancial success is rarely long and
arduous," said George W. 'Perkins in
one of his brilliant Y. M. C. A. ad addresses
dresses addresses in Cleveland. "It is, as a
rule, short and easy.
"A man nodded toward a handsome
jmmg millionaire and said:
""He began, I suppose, as an office
ooj in the establishment, and worked
This way up, step by step, to his pres present
ent present management of the whole vast
"'Not at all,' was the dry answer.
:Not at all. He began as Harvard's
champion baseballer and married the
Japan in Korea.
Japan has undertaken to reforest
'the bare hills of Korea, and in the last
few years has planted 12,400,000 trees
in that country.
This is a piece of far-sighted common
-sense which is bound to benefit the
Korean people, &ven though not de de-:
: de-: signed for that purpose. No Ameri Ameri-jzan
jzan Ameri-jzan feels like approving the way in
'Trhicli Japan overrode the rights of a
sveaker power and annexed Korea, but
i:very candid observer must admit that
she mikado's men have carried with
vsliem better government and a higher
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OCALA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1914
SOME OF NAPOLEON'S MAXIMS
iBelow we offer our customers a fine list
of good things to eat, each and every one of
which is a Marion County product. We make
a specialty of Marion County raised goods and
buy them from the country people, whenever
they are offered for sale and urge our customers
to use them and patronize and encourage Home
Growing and Home. Raising.
Marion County Syrup, Bulk, Bottles, Cans
Marion County Peanut Butter
Marion County Pure Lard
Marion County Creamery Butter
Marion County Fresh Sausage
Marion County Fresh Beef
Marion County Fresh Pork
Marion County Kraut
Marion County Canned Tomatoes
Marion County Canned String Beans'
Marion County Home Ground Meal
Marion County Roasted and Ground Coffee.
Marion County Fresh Eggs
Marion County Grown Pecans
Marion County Pickles
Marion County Tobasco Sauce
Marion County Honey
Marion County Oranges
Marion County Lemons
Marion County Grapefruit,
Marion County Fresh Vegetables!
Marion County Grown Irish Potatoes
Marion County Grown Sweet Potatoes
Marion County Grown Pumpkins
Marion County Grown Kershaws
Marion County Grown Feed Corn
Of course we have a complete line of other
Our Store and Delivery Service is un unsurpassed
surpassed unsurpassed Respectfully,
ROOM AND RATI I FOR A DOLLAR A XI) A HALF
Restaurant with Moderate prices
Room Without Bath $1.00
Running Water in Every Room in the House
ELECTRIC ELEVATOR SERVICi; PHONES IX ALL ROOMS
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IIOOM AXI) HATH FOR A DOLLAR AND A HALF
Teams For Rent Light and Heavy Hauling
Packing and Storing
Shipping of Freight, ;.
I' limit ure, Pianos
. ,S1 -.
fa A X fgV superior to i'laste
' M'Y3 r Ceiling in
-V' 'Ya trry Quality or Price
COLLIER BEOS., Prosrieiors.
Ideas of Great Soldier and Statesman
That Are Worthy of Being
P'aced on Record.
The following are eome of Napo Napoleon's
leon's Napoleon's maxims, taken from H. A. L.
Fisher's "Napoleon" in the Home Uni University
versity University library:
"Unity of command is a first neces necessity
sity necessity of war."
"Love is the occupation of the idle
man, the distraction of the warrior,
the stumbling block of the sovereign."
"The first quality of a commander-in-chief
is a cool head."
"He lies too much. One may very
well lie sometimes, but always is too
"A great captain ought to say to
himself several times a day: If the
enemy appear on my front, -my right
or my left, what should I do? If he
finds himself embarrassed he is ill
"When a king is said to be a kind
man the reign is a failure."
"Heart! How the devil do you know
what your heart Is? It is a bit of you
crossed by a big vein in which the
blood goes quicker when you run."
"The heart of a statesman should
be in his head."
"High tragedy is the school of great
men. It is the duty of sovereigns to
encourage and spread it. Tragedy
warms the soul, raises the heart, can
and ought to create heroes."
"Bleeding enters into the combina combination
tion combination of political medicine."
"The vice of our modern institu institutions
tions institutions is. that they have nothing which
appeals to the imaginations. Man can
only be governed through imagina imagination.
tion. imagination. Without it he is a brute."
"Conscription is the eternal root of
a nation, purifying its morality and
framing all its habits."
"I regard myself as probably the
most daring man in war who has ever
"Love of country is the first virtue
of civilized man."
"There are only two nations East
Marion County Abstract Company
GRAHAM BROTHERS, Lessees
First consideration and especial attention given to small tracts.
W h e r Does Goodness Dwell?
. When a vicious young millionaire
like Harry Thaw runs amuck through
his crude and evil environment we
sigh and say, "His money ruined him.
When a poor young woman abandons
her weary frugalities for the ques questionable
tionable questionable pleasures of prostitution, we
sigh and say, "Her poverty drove her
to it." Where, then, does goodness
dwell? WThat part does honor play?
The Sieur de Joinville, in his memoirs
of Saint Louis, tells us that a certain
man, sore beset by the pressure of
temptation, sought counsel from the
bishop of Paris, "whose Christian
name was William." And this wise Wil William
liam William of Paris said to him: "The castle
of Montl'hery stands in the safe heart
of France, and no invading hosts assail
it. But the castle of La Rochelle in
Poitou stands on the line of battle.
Day and night it must be guarded from
assault, and it has suffered grievously.
Which gentleman, think ycu, the king
holds high in favor, the governor of
Montl'hery or the governor of La Ro Rochelle?
chelle? Rochelle? The post of danger is the
post of glory and he who is sorely
wounded in the combat is honored by
God and man." Agnes Repplier, in
Studies Italy's Thrift.
Simon W. Straus, president of the
American Society for Thrift, is study studying
ing studying methods of thrift used in Italy.
He has been surprised to learn that
in-the last 30 years savings m Italy
have more than quadrupled, having
risen from $268,600,000 to 1,200 million
dollars. The chief means of inducing
thrift are the ordinary savings banks,
which number aboiit two hundred,
with nearly three million depositors,
whose deposits total 500 million dol dollars,
lars, dollars, and the post office savings banks
with an average of six million depos depositors,
itors, depositors, whose savings amount to 450
million dollars. The remainder of the
savings are held by co-operative so societies
cieties societies of credit and by the savings
departments attached to the state
Kite Signaling of French Navy.
Novel ways of signaling were tried
cut recently during the naval ma maneuvers
neuvers maneuvers in the Mediterranean by men
aboard the French warships. It was
generally conceded that the tests with
box kites were most efficient. The
results proved that the box kites, be being
ing being light, can be hoisted even when
there is but a slight breeze; and their
size makes them easily discernible
from great distances. The signal sys system
tem system used was similar to that of the
flag system. Various combinations of
kite groupings were used. While this
system of signaling is not quite so
fast as signaling by means of flags,
'it is more definite, it is claimed, and
can be seen for miles arcund. The
success of the experiment has led to
to a recommendation to the French
government that the system be intro introduced
duced introduced generally in the navy of France.
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The Skin's Resistance.
Professor von Pfungen has been en engaged
gaged engaged with experiments in his labora laboratory
tory laboratory at Vienna upon the resistance
which the human skin affords to the
electric current. He operates by pass passing
ing passing the current through the body from
one hand to the other and measuring
the amount, by a sensitive galvanom galvanometer.
eter. galvanometer. His researches bear upon the rela relation
tion relation of the state of the nervous sys system
tem system to the electric resistance of the
skin, and he claims that nervous ex excitement
citement excitement of any kind lowers the pro protecting
tecting protecting power of the skin to quite a
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Sick headache is nearly always
caused by disorders of the stomach.
Corect them and the periodic attacks
of sick headache will disappear. IMrs.
John Bishop Roseville, Ohio, writes:
About a year ago I was tr&abled
with indigestion and had sick head headache
ache headache that lasted for two or three
days at a time. I doctored and tried
a number of remedies but nothing
helped me until during one of those
sick spells a friend advised me to 1
take Chamberlain's Tablets. This!
medicine relieved me in a short time." j
For sale bv all dealers. Adv. i
"My oldest sen." snil Mrs. Twickem Twickem-mry,
mry, Twickem-mry, "speaks several languages quite
Uppantly." Christian Register.
Every appliance for successful vul vulcanizing
canizing vulcanizing on short notice is now in installed
stalled installed at Luckie's Garage, and the
rates are reasonable. 16-tf
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other persons having claims or de demands
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Robinson Crusce in Trouble.
Robinson Crusce was arrested by
Detective Kracke on a warrant charg charging
ing charging him with failing to provide for a
minor child, says the San Francisco
"Is that ycur real name?" asked
Prison Keeper Smith.
"Sure. Put nobody beiie 2s me."
"What do you know of Detoe?".
"Never heard of him. Ts no the
one who had me arrested?''
"Take him away," said Smith..
Crusce was arrested on the war warrant
rant warrant which was obtained from Judge
Sullivan by his wife. .Mrs. Lillian
Crusce, 14S3 Pine street, 'n ner jem jem-plaint
plaint jem-plaint she allr-rr; ihat Crusoe had
failed to make any provision for their
enly child, Muriel, four years of age.
I left eel Alices ; j
Euyin Crimean Clothes.
The weather, as an English mili military
tary military correspondent points out, may
have a great effect on the war. It is
necessary, therefore, that abundance
of warm clothing be provided for the
soldiers. But we have not always
thought of this. In the Crimean war
the British troops suffered terribly
from the cold until some clothing
genius invented a pilot jacket of
sheepskin. So many of these were
made that after the war there was a
surplus of some thousands, which
were kept in stock for quite thirty
years, when they were sold by auc auction
tion auction and found their way into city
tailors' shops, where they were eager eagerly
ly eagerly snapped up as novelties. Loudon
Still Prevail the same as last week on
Call Phone 319 for Special Prices
ft ffl o ji
E. G. RIVERS,
PHONE THREE ONE NINE
OCALA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1914
AND ITS ANSWER
OCALA EVENING STAR
PUBLISHED EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY
IJITTIXGEK & 'CARROLL, PROPRIETORS
11 K. Carroll, Oeneral Manager Port V. Lcavcngood, Business Manager
J. II. Iienjamin, Editor
Watered at Ocala, Fla., postoffice as second class matter.
.SLBSCIU ITIO.V HATES
One year, in advance $5.00
Six months, in advance 2.50
Three months, in advance. . 1.25
One month, in advance 50
One year- in advance $8.00
Six months, in advance 4.25
Three months, in advance. 2.25
One month, in advance 80
In proportion to size,
the bravest and Holland
charitable of nations.
If all the useless people in the
world would commit suicide, what an
easy time the rest of us would have!
Christmas having passed, we will
all resume work. To those of us who
did not stop, it is easy to resume;
those who had a rest should feci
The Orlando Reporter-Star had a
homemade, Christmas edition
that was an honor to the town and a
credit to the editor and his able assistants.
One form of righteous indignation
is experienced yrhen a prohibitionist
finds a lot of empty bottles in his of office.
fice. office. Pensacola News.
What would he experience if he
found them full?
The Ocala Ice and Packing Com Company
pany Company is sending out pretty and appro appropriate
priate appropriate calendars to its friends. This
firm is one of Ocala's most solid in institutions.
stitutions. institutions. Here's hoping it will cut
more ice in 1915 than ever before.
The Marion Hardware Company
sent out Christmas greetings in the
shape of pretty cards to all its
friends. It -would be difficult for this
section of the country to get along
without the Marion Hardware Co.
sion. The Star doesn't think the
United States would stand for such a
policy, which would insure the de destruction
struction destruction of some American ships as
well as the wholesale starvation of
non-combatants. It might overcome
even President Wilson's love of peace.
If Editors Benjamin and Dixon, of
the Lakeland Telegram and Ocala
Star can repress the influence of that
taste for blood a few minutes we
would like to submit to them a pro proposition.
position. proposition. They appear to be defend defending
ing defending the carrying and use the neces
sity even of guns upon the grounds
of personal safety, and we do not for
a moment doubt that they think they
think their ground well taken. And
we will therefore venture to them
this proposition. That anywhere in
the United States anywhere in the
worst of the bad places of the fero ferocious
cious ferocious west in the toughest mine and
camp regions oi r lorida -anywnere
at all in these United States the
average life of persons who go al always
ways always unarmed is a great deal longer
than of those who always go armed.
Honest does our proposition stand,
or does it not? And if it doe,s, is not
our case against the gun won? St.
We have no objection to Straub
saying we are bloodthirsty if hej
thinks it is argument but we don't t
consider it fair for him to bring suchj
an accusation against Uncle 'Joe. Dix-!
Seventeen years ago we opened this bank confident in the belief that
good service would bring goo 1 business. Our expectations have been: more
than realized. To all our customers and friends we extend greetings, and re respectfully
spectfully respectfully solicit their continued gocd will and patronage. Those who are not
our customers are invited to open accounts with us.
After doing all in his power to pre present
sent present the case of the people in the
Hough trial, Mr. John P. Stokes left
Thursday evening for his home in on, who is one of the mildest of men,;
Pensacola. Mr. Stokes made an ex- j and whose writings show that he does
cellent impression on the people here. 'not try to misstate the opinions of an
He is a genial and openhearted gen gentleman,
tleman, gentleman, making friends of all he met.
In his prosecution of Hough, he show showed
ed showed no vindictiveness, but a sincere be belief
lief belief that he had a just cause and a
determination to use all means in his
power to have justice done. Mr.
Stokes is one of Florida's big men,
and will take a large and larger place
in our public affairs as the years go
Straub is very fond of sizing up all
matters by his own traits and exper experiences.
iences. experiences. Judging by what he tells of
! himself, he either becomes uncomfor
tably nervous if he is left in the same
room with a gun, or he has such a
bad temper that he can't be trusted
with a gun. We don't think this ar argument
gument argument is fair to Straub, but it is
the same kind he uses on us, and he
doesn't know us personally any better
We have always been strongly op-1 than we know him.
posed to this country getting mixed! It is therefore not wonderful that
up in the political affairs of those when we say that our citizens should
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The Commercial Bank has issued to
"its -friends a full line of handsome
calendars for 1915. Among them are
big, solid wall calendars, with figures
that can be seen the full lepgth of a
shop or tore, pretty designs suitable
alike for office or home and dainty de designs
signs designs of "June Days," fit for a lady's
boudoir. In short, the bank has
something appropriate for everybody.
The Star is informed that the com committee
mittee committee of the Board of Trade, which
is at work on Mr. Carmichael's
freightboat offer, has not yet been
able to get in communication with the
New Orleans party which can supply
the necessary boat. This is a matter
in which Ocala should strike while
the iron is hot. She is not likely to
have such another opportunity soon.
A century and a year ago, the
world, so far as the number of na
tions was concerned, was more at war
than it is now. Every nation in Eu Europe
rope Europe except Turkey was at war for
or against Napoleon; the United
States was at war with England, and
Mexico and South America except
Brazil were in rebellion against
Spain. Also, pirates roamed every
sea, and bandits infested almost ev every
ery every land. However, the numbers en engaged
gaged engaged and the interests e'ffected were
hot so large as those of today, and it
is to be feared that the suffering and
devastation will be much greater be before
fore before peace again reigns.
greasers across the Mexican border, j try to retain their constitutional right
but we are really glad to see that to keep and bear arms that Straub
Uncle Sam has determined to put a J can't think of anything but. some of
stop to their vicious habit of fighting J the bad men he says he met in the
their battles on the border and en- J west, and from whom, he gives us to
dangering the lives of American cit- j infer, he escaped by his impeccable
izens. A good dose of artillery fire, 1 calm.
which we could administer without! For all Straub knows to the con con-crossing
crossing con-crossing the border, would be the trary, the bad men let him alone be be-proper
proper be-proper thing. It would simply be an cause they thought he had a derringer
act of self-defense. Bartow Courier- in his pocket and was likely to shoot
Informant. j them thru the lining after the style
If such a dose had been administer-1 of Dashing Dick Talbot the Outlaw
ed at the second or third offense, the King of Shasta.
United States would have been saved
a lot of trouble. As it is, the Star is
afraid that the situation at. Naco will
We are not disposed to judge of
large matters by our own personal ex experiences.
periences. experiences. We fear such a judgment
REV. W. H.. DODGE
Who has been the faithful pastor of
the Presbyterian church for the last
eight years, and will preach his fare
well sermon tomorrow.
AT THE CHURCHES TOMORROW
be repeated, if not there at other would be too narrow. Yet we have
places on the border, until something been over a right smart of the west, j
happens that will either drive us into j and never saw bad men thick enough
war or compel us to eat dirt in such j in any one place to overawe or ill
quantities that the people will put ; treat law-abiding citizens. Judging
the democratic party out of power in from all we have been able to learn
order to get rid of the taste.
by personal observation and a close
study of news for a third of a cen century,
tury, century, there is more shooting and cow cowardly
ardly cowardly murder in the cities of the effete
east than in the wild and woolly; west;
And now comes an Ocala man who
charges the Star of that city with
"promulgating the philosophy that in
fants should go armed with deadly and a majority of murders are corn corn-weapons."
weapons." corn-weapons." The Star is extremely ; mitted with other weapons than pis pis-capable
capable pis-capable of protecting itself against tols.
this preposterous charge, which was: As we have not advocated and do
most unfortunately phrased, but as nt intend to advocate the habitual
that paper and the Telegram are in ? carrying of arms at normal times in
substantial accord on this question we peaceable communities, we don't see
feel a lively interest in the progress whr Straub should have injected such
of the debate. Every home in this a proposition into the argument. We
country should have a gun or pistol '. think that if Straub will observe the
in it and every member of the family dispatches in his own paper, he will
taught to use it effectively when the ; see that whenever an armed criminal
right time comes. And that time attacks an unarmed person, the latter
comes not infrequently, as we learn has the worst of it.
Grant soon learned the futility of
frontal attacks and began to march
around the flank. Why can't Kitchen Kitchener's
er's Kitchener's new army land at Ostend instead
of Havre, take the enemy in tfre rear
and compel them to get out of their
elaborate entrenchments instead of
marching on them just where they
are strongest? Times-Union.
Seems to the Star like a pretty
good scheme. Let's have Irvin Cobb
suggest it to Kitch.
by keeping up with the news of a
world in which murder, burglary,
rape, arson, assault, rowdyism and
drunkenness continue to be more or
less popular forms of sin with a cer certain
tain certain element of the population. It
takes a logic beyond our apprecia appreciation
tion appreciation to infer from this "that infants
should go armed with deadly weap weapons"
ons" weapons" 'or that either bovs or men
should be encouraged to violate the
law against carrvinsr pistols or mak-
For four consecutive days, includ including
ing including two holidays and a Sunday, Petro-
grad was cold sober, not one arrest
liaving been made for drunkenness, a
Tecord for that city. In the Russian
capital, very evidently, prohibition
prohibits. Would American prohibi
tionists like for the czar to come to
this country and run things tor a
while? Savannah News.
Some of them would let the devil
run things for awhile if he would put
an end to the one particular evil they
It is lumored that Germany wil
attack with submarines ships of neu
1 j.: At
t-icii nations mat are carrying provis
ions and other supplies to the ports of
the allies, the idea
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dcmg the Germans could starve Eng England
land England and possibly France into submis-
The proposition that we made in
the first place was that citizens of the
United States should retain their
right to keep arms, as their best
guarantee against foreign aggression
and domestic oppression; that the
citizen had a right to keep a weapon
in his home, and that heshpuld teach
the members of his family, for their
own safety, how to use not misuse
! it. Straub has excurted on a whole
! lot of side lines, created by his inca inca-!
! inca-! pacity to understand any views but
(Rev. Bunyan Stephens, Pastor)
9:30 a.m. Sunday Schorl
11 a. m. Preaching.
No night service on account of Dr.
Dodge's closing sermon.
East Broadway Church
(Roy B. Bowers, Minister)
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
11a. m. Sermon.
"What Does it Mean to Accept
7:30 p. m. Sermon.
"The Signs of the Time." The first
of a series of sermons on this subject.
(Rev. W. H. Dodge, D. D., Pastor)
. 9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Sermon.
3 p. m. Junior Mission Society.
7:30 p. m. Sermon.
This will be the pastor's last ser service
vice service with his church, before leaving
for his new field of labor in Jackson
ville. A cordial invitation is extended extended-to
to extended-to the nublic and stransrers in the!
(Rev. J. M. Gross, Pastor)
9:30 a. m. Sunday School.
11 a. m. Preaching.
"Thoughts on the Birth of Christ."
2:30 Junior Epworth League.
3:30 Senior Epworth League.
7:30 p. m. Preaching.
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DONT YOU WANT
IT WILL BE JUST LOTS OF FUN; AND IT WILL GET YOU
.OUT INTO THE OPEN WHERE YOU WILL FIND YOUR
HEALTH AND STRENGTH ALONG WITH YOUR SPORT.
WE ARE THE PEOPLE FOR
TION AND SPORTING GOODS.
YOUR ARMS AND AMMUNI-
WHEN WE TELL YOU A SHELL IS LOADED "SO AND SO,"
YOU WILL FIND IT LOADED JUST THAT WAY.
ing any unlawful use of them at any
time. Lakeland Telegram. I nis own- VVe now leave him to wander
This is the line of arPumPnt that about on them and will go on to
causes Straub to sav Uncle Joe Dixon i
A MUSICAL TREAT
The people of North Ocala had a
WILL SOON TAKE THE WAVES
Daylight Line Packet Silver
Springs About Ready to Launch
The Silver Springs, the new boat
of the Daylight Line, is almost finish finished
ed finished rnd will soon be launched. Mr.
Ed Carmichael went out to Silver
Springs this afternoon to see if the
boat would be ready to slide down the
big, well-filled Christmas tree at their j Tribune, Rome, Ga.: "Mr. Linscott
church Fridav nicrht. Thprp would afforded the most erenuine treat to his
have been a larger crowd if it hadn't audience which Rome has heard in
been for the rain, but all who attend-! many days."
ed had a happy time. The newj Reading, Pa.: "In this concert one
church building is filling a large space could appreciate the breadth and
in the lives of the good people of color of his voice. He is wonderfully
North Ocala. Those who have help- S sympathetic and uses his mezza voice
ed in its upbuilding and mainten-, exceptionally well for a baritone. His
ance have done and are doing a good
shading and phrasing was handled
well, and his climaxes were met with
" i surety."
Messrs. J. H. Reinecker and R. H.I Wheeling, W. Va.: "Mr. Bonawitz
Samson, of Quinter, Kansas, have has a voice of wenderful quality and
been in the city for a few days, on a pureness. Not for many a day will a
prospecting trip and will leave about Wheeling audience listen to a singer
Monday for either Fort Myers on the with more pleasure."
gulf side or Fort Lauderdale on the Herr Magnus Stern, eminent pupil
East Coast side of the state and from of the famous Manuel Garcia: "After
To Join Our Christmas Club
whichever point is chosen, will cross
the state to the other place,, through
the canal system. The gentlemen ex expect
pect expect to locate and buy land in the
state somewhere. The gentlemen
while in Ocala are visiting Mr. Sam Samson's
son's Samson's brother, Mr. M. Samson
having heard Mr. Bonawitz, I heartily
recommend his method of singing."
Solid gold or gold filled cuff but buttons
tons buttons make a splendid holiday present
for the men folks. Come in and look
them over. J. C, Smith, the jeweler. Gt
Phosphate City had Narrow Escape
from a General Conflagration
Fire was discovered about 2 o'clock
Christmas morning in the interior of
Mr. S. Feinberg's dry goods store at
Dunnellon. The fire department re
sponded to the alarm and did regular
Ocala work, keeping the fire confined
to the interior of the one store. The
stock of goods, which is said to have
been valued at about $10,000, was
practically destroyed, between the
fire and water, with probably $1500
saved and $G,000 insurance. Had the
fire not been confined to the one
building and extinguished before that
was burned, the entire block of wood wooden
en wooden stores, with probably several other
hlockr, would have gone.
We have been highly gratified by the interest
the public has taken in our Christmas Club.
Applications for membership continue to come;
in, but after this week we shall be obliged to close
the entries. ;v V. '
We urgently advise all those who would like to
be in this club to attend to the matter at once.
There are no formalities and no charges to join.
If you can't get away to attend to it yourself, have
a friend stop in for you. j
Easy- weekly payments and then a check from
us at Holiday Time, made bigger by interest.
For Monday only New Diamond
"C" Hams, 17 Vjc. per pound, at the
Carn-Thomas Company. 26-lt
JAMES AUSTIN MORTLAND
Civil and Architectural Engineer
Plans, Specifications, Estimates, Superintendence and
Construction ot Steel and Concrete Bridges, Build Buildings,
ings, Buildings, Water Power, Dams Reservoirs, Street
Paving, Sewerage Systems and Sidewalks
Phone 448 Ocala, Florida
OCALA SOCIAL AFFAIRS 1
(If you have any items for this department, call 'phone 10G)
OCALA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1914
Christmas Ball at .Woman's Club
The Christmas ball given bv the
JJight O'Clock Dancing Club at the
Woman's Club last evening provde
one of the most thoroughly enjoyable 1
and brilliant social events of the hol hol-4dayjjjTnd
4dayjjjTnd hol-4dayjjjTnd among those attending were
a number of college boys and girls
whose arrival home for the Christmas-tide
always gives impetus to the
The club house was brilliantly il illuminated
luminated illuminated and beautifully decorated
for the affair with quantities of holly,
heavy with berries, poinsettias and
other evergreens, all of which car carried
ried carried out most effectively the Christ-
mas color scheme. In the northeast
corner of the ball room delicious
punch was served during the evening.
Music for the sixteen dances and
four extras was rendered by the
Temple orchestra whose program in included
cluded included selections for the hesitation
waltz, one-step lulu fado, fox trot,
Cecile waltz and Maxixe.
The gowns worn last evening were
beautiful and most becoming to the
Mrs. James Taylor wore a hand handsome
some handsome gown of yellow chiffon with
lace trimmings, tunic of figured chif chiffon
fon chiffon and wore a corsage bouquet of
pansies and violets.
Mrs. Charles H. Lloyd was attired
in pink chiffon over pink satin with
gold lace trimmings.
Mrs. Jack Camp was in blue satin,
Mrs. I. F. Bennett wore a gown of
white satin wit hbodice and tunic of
American beauty chiffon.
Mrs. Clifton Camp wore spangled
net with lace trimmings over pink
Mrs. D. S. Woodrow wore a hand handsome
some handsome black lace gown.
-Mrs. C. L. Anderson wore figured
chiffon over white satin.
Mrs. R. S. Hall was charming in a
dancing frock of blue accordian plait plaited
ed plaited chiffon, elaborately trimmed with
handsome embroidered lace.
Mrs. John Taylor was gowned in
pink bordered chiffon with lace trim trimmings.
mings. trimmings. Miss Eugenia Fuller wore yellow
embroidered net over yellow chiffon.
Miss Bettie Mclver was in yellow
crepe de chene with lace trimmings.
Miss Dorothy Hickman wore a
pretty, dancing frock of delp blue
Miss Minnie Stovall wore lace over
yellow satin with court train of black
Miss Virginia Sistrunk's dancing
frock was of pink satin trimmed with
Miss Blair Woodrow wore green
chiffon trimmed with white chiffon
and pink rose beads.
Miss Mary Burford was gowned in
peacock blue with lace trimmings.
Miss Ethel Harrell of Virginia
looked lovely in delph blue chiffon
with bodice of white tulle and girdle ;
of blue velvet. Hor flowers were Am American
erican American beauty roses.
Miss Marguerite Porter wore yel yellow
low yellow chiffon with trimmings of fur
and black tulle. i
Miss Martha Kate Rentz was in
soft grey chiffon with bodice of silver
Miss Tommie Standley wore yellow ;
mescaline with fur trimmings. i
Miss Marion Dewey wore an at-1
tractive frock of yellow. 1
The Christmas ball is always an anticipated
ticipated anticipated with a great deal of pleas pleasure
ure pleasure by society and the affair last eve evening,
ning, evening, perfect in all of its appoint appointments,
ments, appointments, was enjoyed by Mr. and Mrs.
R. S. Hall, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Camp,
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Lloyd, Mr. and
Mrs.! Jack Camp, Mrs. D. S. Wood Wood-row,
row, Wood-row, Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor, Mr.
and Mrs. C. L. Anderson, Mr. and
Mrs. James Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. I.
F. Bennett, Misses Ethel Harrell,
Dorothy Hickman, Bettie Mclver, Eu Eugenia
genia Eugenia Fuller, Marguerite Porter,
Tommie Standley, Virginia Sistrunk,
Martha Kate Rentz, Marion Dewey,
Mary Burford, Blair Woodrow and
Messrs. O. B. Howse, Leslie and Pat
Anderson, Wiley Burford, Earl Hall,
Guy Zewadski, Norton Davis, John
Chazal, Sam Mathews, Carlisle Izlar,
W. D. Taylor, W. I. Evans, Gibbs
Chestnut, Wallace Stovall, Luther
Mershon, Clarence Meffert, Phil
Robinscn, Holmes Walters.
Mrs. Bishop and Miss Mary Hill
are visiting friends at Reddick.
m m m
Mr. and Mrj. B. Fred McCormick of
DeLand, well known in Ocala, an announce
nounce announce the birth of a son, Dec. 19th.
Mr. and Mrs. R. S. McCormack of
Leesburg were the guests today of
Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Igou.
Mr. D. J. Rivers from Wellborn, is
in the city for a visit to his daughter,
Mrs. G. B. Stein and family.
Miss Lola Raysor arrived last night
from Birmingham, Ala., for a holi holiday
day holiday visit to relatives.
Mr. I. Gibbs Chestnut of Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville was the Christmas guest of Mr.
L. M. Mershon.
Mr. Wallace Stovall returned to
Tampa last night after a short
Christmas visit to his mother and
... . .
X Mr.' W". B. Gallagher will return Ifcr
morrow fronr' fiis annual Christmas
visit to Dr. and-Mrs. A. C. Hamblin
in Tampa. t-
Mrs. T. M. Moore returned today
from Micanopy, where she was the
Christmas guest of her sister, Mrs.
E. A. Hickson. Mrs. James L. Ford
of Lynchburg, Va., who is spending
(cala Baptist Cfcurri)
the winter with her daughter, Mrs.
B. N. Walker in Gainesville, and Mrs.
F. J. Hagood of Jacksonville, two
other sisters, were also guests yes yesterday
terday yesterday of Mrs. Hickson. Mrs. Ford
will visit Mrs. Moore before returning
.Miss Livingston Entertained in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville The Times-Union gives the follow following
ing following account of a pretty party honor honoring
ing honoring a popular Ocala girl:
"In compliment to her attractive
guest, Miss Katherine Livingston of
Ocala, Miss Beulah Whitney enter entertained
tained entertained at a chafing dish party Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday evening at her home on St.
Johns avenue in Riverside.
"The entire lower floor of the resi residence
dence residence was tastefully decorated for
the occasion with holly, mistletoe and
other Christmas evergreens, carrying
out most effectively the red and green
"The evening was spent most infor informally,
mally, informally, after which a chafing dish sup supper
per supper was served. The hostess was as assisted
sisted assisted in looking after the pleasure
of her guests by her mother, Mrs. A.
The Episcopal unCay school will
not have a Christmas tree this year.
Tomorrow at Sunday school the child children
ren children will give their offerings 'to go to
the Belgian babies fund.
Rev. and Mrs. Hichard Dor?e will
reach Jacksonville tonight from An Anderson,
derson, Anderson, S. C, and will be the guests
over Sunday of relatives, reaching
Ocala Monday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Leavengood
of Tampa are guests of the former's
mother's Mrs. A. J. Leavengood at
her home on North Magnolia street.
They will remain until New Year.
Mr. James E. Johnson returned this
afternoon from Tampa, where he has
been for the past few days with Mrs.
Johnson, while undergoing a severe
surgical operation. Mrs. Johnson is
doing well at 'present.
Santa Claus revived bicycle riding
in the city by leaving dozens of
wheels with the junior crowd yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. Mrs. E. H. Mote of Leesburg ar arrived
rived arrived this afternoon from Miami to
remain with Mr. W. Hocker and
daughters until her sister, Mrs.
Hocker returns from her sad mission
Mr. Whitfield Palmer, who left
Thursday for Dunedin to spend
Christmas with his mother, Mrs.
Julia Palmer, will return home tomor tomorrow.
row. tomorrow. a
The Epworth League of the Meth Methodist
odist Methodist church made many families hap happy
py happy yesterday by distributing baskets
of fruits in the morning. The mem members
bers members made the rounds in a large
wagon. .- "K--.Mrm
Mr. S. G. MeDougal will accom accompany
pany accompany Mrs. William Hocker back to
Ocala from Longf Grove, Ky., the 'first
of next week to remain with Mr. and
SUs. L. W. Duval until spring. '"
Start the New Year Right
By buying our
Gun Metals and Vicis, Patents and Tans
ifioSO mad. $7.00
This is a line deserving your careful consideration. Only the best leather
that can be bought is put in them, and their style and snap is the finest.
II II o
11UXYAX STEPHENS, Pastor
"Put on therefore, as God's elect, holy and beloved, a heai't
of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, lonpr-suffering-. for forbearing
bearing forbearing one another, and forgiving each other." Colossians, 3-12-13.
OFFICERS OF THE CHURCH
Deacons J. L. Edwards, Chairman; W. D. Cam, Treasurer;
W. T. Gary, Clerk; Isaac Stevens, M. T. W. Christian, W.
S. Bullock, L. F. Ballard, J. W. Akin, S. II. Christian, V. II.
Marsh and;. Frank Gates.
DECEMBER 27, .11 O'CLOCK
. DOXOLOGY Old Hundred.
INVOCATION Lord's Prayer.
HYMN No. 209, "Nicaea."
SCRIPTURE LESSON Isa. 59.
HYMN No. 40, "St. Thomas."
SERMON Sin, Confession, Salvation.
INVITATION, No. 561, "Naomi."
W. H. DODGE, D. D.,
Christian Gentleman Preacher of the Gospel.
IN HIS HONOR
We call in our services for Sunday night that his many personal
friends in our congregation may have an opportunity to hear
him in his closing service at the Presbyterian church. The eight
years of his pastorate here have meant much to Ocala's religious
and political betterment. Friends have been added to the thou thou-sandswho
sandswho thou-sandswho already claimed the honor of his friendship. May
the Lord's richest blessings be upon him and his worthy help helpmate
mate helpmate as the new and large work is undertaken in Jacksonville.
A TRUE FRIEND
The first person who comes in when the whole world has gone
One who combines for you alike the pleasure and benefits of.
society and solitude.
A jewel whose luster the strong acids of poverty and misfor misfortune
tune misfortune cannot dim.
' One who multiplies joys, divides griefs and whose honesty is
The triple alliance of the three great powers Love, Sympathy
and Help. Selected.
Dr. II. C. Dozier and family and Mr.
John Dozier returned this afternoon
from their Christmas visit to Or
lando. Mrs. John Dozier will spend a
week or more with her daughter, Mrs.
Sylvan McElroy, in Orlando before
m m m
Dr. and Mrs. J. Harry Walters ar arrived
rived arrived this afternoon from their ex extended
tended extended wedding trip to New York and
Washington and are receiving a cor cordial
dial cordial welcome from their host of
friends. They have taken rooms with
Mrs. T. M. Moore on Fort King.
Miss Hallie McClure of Shelbyville,
Ky., concluded today a delightful
visit to her sister, Mrs. Bunyan Steph Stephens,
ens, Stephens, leaving this afternoon for Mait Mait-land
land Mait-land for an extended stay with
friends. She made the trip through
the country, her friends motoring up
Mr. R. A. Burford and daughters,
Misses Mary and Agnes Burford, left
this afternoon for Troy, Ala., to visit
relatives for a few days. They go
especially to see Mr. Burford's niece,
Mrs. Cade who with her husband, Dr.
E. B. Cade, returned during the early
winter from Alsace, where they have
been residing about ten years.
Mr. Allison Wartmann of Citra
leaves in a few days for Atlanta,
where he will be joined by his sister,
Mrs. Eugene Cox, and together they
will go to Fordyce, Ark., where on the
fifth of January he will be married to
Miss Louise Hampton. Mrs. Cox will
spend January with her parents in
The concert at the Temple Monday
evening will offer a charming oppor opportunity
tunity opportunity for box and. theater parties.
Tickets are now on sale at the Court
Pharmacy and several young ladies
are canvassing them. Messrs. Lin Lin-scott
scott Lin-scott and Bonawitz should be given a
full house, not only for their artistic
ability, but for the library associa association
tion association under whose auspices they will
"Marowood" was the scene of much
Christmas gaiety yesterday, Mr. and
Mrs. R. L. Anderson entertaining at a
large and beautiful family dinner at
.noon. Covers were laid for eight eight-een
een eight-een and the guests included only the
sons and daughters, son-in-law and
claughters-in-law and grand-children
of the host and hostess. The appoint appointments
ments appointments of the dinner were in detail
suggestive of the Christmas-tide.
Mrs. Edward Badger had as her
Christmas dinner guests yesterday
her daughters, Mrs. Mary Eagleton
and their three children and her son-in-law
and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. S.
G. Moyers of Tampa and their inter interesting
esting interesting children. For the special oc occasion
casion occasion the dining room, where a
sumptuous dinner was enjoyed, was
decorated in the Confederate colors,
and the war trophies and relics of the
late Col. Edward Badger were placed
in the room, making a fitting back background
ground background for a dinner given by the
widow of one of the civil war's most
Mr. Wallace Davis of this city spent
Christmas at the home of his par parents
ents parents in Orlando.
After a pleasant visit to her old
home in Albion, Mich., Mrs. E. Whit-
cher is again in Ocala, the guest of
her daughter, Mrs. B. B. Baum. Mrs.
Whitcher says snow was three feet
deep in Michigan last week. She is
glad to be in Florida again.
Mr. and Mrs. Ardis Waterman en entertained
tertained entertained at a lovely Christmas dinner
today at their home on South Second
street, their guests including the im immediate
mediate immediate relatives of both the host and
hostess. Covers were laid for four fourteen
teen fourteen and the pretty appointments of
the dinner carried out the Christmas
The Marion friends of Miss Geor Georgia
gia Georgia Borger will read with pleasure
the following from the Lake City In Index:
dex: Index: "The home of Captain and Mrs.
G. H. Borger is this Christmas the
scene of a happy family reunion, with
! all their children together. The first
to arrive was Miss Georgia, who
teaches in the high school in Tampa,
SACRIFICE MILLINERY SALE
We iieed the money and the space
Nice Assortment of the Season's Best Still
on Hand .
Also Stock From Our Crystal River Business
Recently Discontinued and to be
Sold Below Cost
Big values while they last For The Cash
MISS MARY AFFLECK
Upstairs, rear Helvenston's store
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mm wm Mmmmm -mmmmm If f f III J' m.
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To Be Upright in Our Dealings
OUH MEATS UP FIGHT
Making it Easy to
COOK, CARVK AND CONSUME THEM
w. m. ma:
Next to O. K. Teapot Grocery.
who came in Friday, then Prof. Bor Borger,
ger, Borger, who has a chair in the Univer University
sity University of Illinois, and in time for
Christmas, Mr. and Mrs. John Bor Borger
ger Borger from Savannah. These with Mrs.
George Smithson and Miss Lillian,
who lives in this city, gets all the
) family together'
A pretty line of diamond lavalliers
I just arrived for holiday presents. J.
t C. Smith, the jeweler. 22-6t
Modern and Artistic
Ocala Sign Co.
Box 343, Phone 377
OCA LA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1914
will increase just as land
prices in other States have
It is bound to be the case.
And when prices in Florida
so increase, lands in this
State will still be more
valuable than lands in
Because of Florida's un unexcelled
excelled unexcelled climatic con conditions.
ditions. conditions. Will it not, therefore, be
to your advantage to buy
Florida lands now, and to
hold them a few years, or
Figure it out for yourself.
LOUIS R. CHAZAL
& SONS CO.
INTO RATTLER'S EYES
LOOKED WHILE CLINGING
TO LADDER IN MINE.
WORSE THAN "RIDING GOAT"
Why Reptile Refrained From Strik Striking
ing Striking Is Something of a Mystery,
Though Its Precarious Posi Position
tion Position May Explain It.
P. O. Box 475
After all, there's nothing q
quite so acceptable as
There is a saying down on the broad
Mojave desert, where the burning
sands conceal many dangers, that no
true son of the greasewood wastes
will pass up a rattler. Strong as is
the lure of gold which so irresistibly
holds the prospector on his search,
there is none who will not stop an
hour or half a day to kill the deadly
foe of the gold hunter.
There is a story which will bear
telling and it is comparatively new.
It happened In San Bernardino coun county.
ty. county. The man to whom the experience
came is noted the desert over for his
truthfulness. He has been bitten twice.
His name is George Branch. Quiet,
unassuming, with a laugh at what he
termed a Joke on the snake, he told
the story on a recent trip to San Fran Francisco:
cisco: Francisco: "I was hiking along with Jack and
Jennie and Joe, my three burros, when
I ran across an outcropping that looked
good and in a country I knew was
among the best there is on the desert.
Bo we four struck camp right there and
I began sinking a shaft to get a look
at the inside.
timber, but managed
over to the workings
good ladder and keep
. The grub ran short
hit the trail back for
Experience of Man Initiated Into Or Order
der Order of Squirrels Hardly a Thing
to Be Envied.
"THE QUEEN OF SWEETS."
These Superb Chocolates
are the purect, finest, best that erer carried
message Qf friendship to "her" dainty
tokens of lore and esteem that add so much
to her Christmas pleasures.
would look fine eren la a
paper bag but, put np, as they are. In ex exquisite
quisite exquisite holiday boies, gsyly bedecked with
ribbons, they are the most bewitching aight
that ever met milady's eyes I
So, no matter what els you nay glre
"her," beau RE that a box of 2!jrJ&"
goes with it 1 Put up in 1, t, and 5-pound
To W. TROXIER
J. D. McCASKILL
State Agent For
The Best Interior Finishing
Phone 451 Ocala, Fla.
BIG Load l?
Your vJer will have
Mmm'tJIiitt At it alio a
Remedy for Croup.
Beat the white of an egg to a stiff
frrh, then sweeten a little and add a
little pulverized alum. Give a tea tea-epoonful
epoonful tea-epoonful every ten or fifteen minutes
until relief comes.
"I had little
to get enough
to put down a
the shaft open.
and I had to
more. It took about a week. When I
returned I started down in the mine to
do a half day shift, hitting into camp a
little before noon. I wasn't paying
much attention to anything except get getting
ting getting down the ladder. My candle shed
a pretty small light for all the dark darkness
ness darkness at the bottom of the hole.
"I was passing the last set of tim timbers
bers timbers and when they were opposite my
shoulder I flashed my candle to the
left to see if there was any sign of
settling. Just as I was turning around
to look on the other side I heard,
about three inches from my ear, the
buzz of a rattler.
"It sounded more like a bell rattle
than I ever heard them before. It was
so close it almost scared me into los losing
ing losing my grip on the ladder. In the
half second I stayed there I saw ev every
ery every scale on the snake and his wicked
little eyes and his fangs and darting
tongue. Maybe it was the light of the
candle that confronted him and may maybe
be maybe it was something else that kept him
from striking. But all that lad would
have had to do was to reach out a
couple of inches to get me on the
cheek and I would have had no chance
to stop the poison from doing its
"I asked a college professor after afterward
ward afterward just how he thought I did it. I
don t remember. But in about two
skips of a flea I was out on the sur surface
face surface and listening to the rattler buzz
away dowrn in the shaft. The pro professor
fessor professor said there was something that
always made a man in an emergency
do, just the right thing.
"I got a stick and poked him off the
timber and Killed him by dropping
rocks into the shaft. He was four
feet long and had sixteen rattles. He
had slid down the incline of the shaft
and rolled on a four-inch beam. I
think he was afraid of falling or he
would have struck."
The early birds of Germantown
were pulling a trial tweet outside of
the windows of the Second district po police
lice police station when Lieutenant Dressier,
long accustomed to everything and al always
ways always ready for anything, received the
start of his life. A man walked into
the quiet station house wearing a coat
of varnish, a kilt of burlap and a derby
hat which showed evidences of hav having
ing having been recently hamburged.
In the course of his opening speech
he made a few gestures which brought
into view a tattered shoe which he
was carrying after the fashion of a
Probably ten minutes were devoted
to an unrestrained tirade in which
harsh words mingled with the subject
of speed, railroads, tramps and luck,
and then Joseph Brennan of Tamaqua,
Pa. for It was indeed he told the
coherent story of a wild night.
He said he had got aboard a through
freight somewhat hurriedly at hjs
home town, intending to break into
the commercial activities of Philadel Philadelphia
phia Philadelphia at the first price offered. At the
time of his ascent into the box car, he
explained, he was rather well dressed
and had a small store of money, and
everything with him was, to an extent,
He had no sooner settled down for a
moment's rest in the car, however,
when he became aware that several
persons, all somewhat given to gig giggling,
gling, giggling, were in the car with him.
Five tramps there were, explained
Joseph, and they asked Joseph if he
was a "Squirrel," which is an organi organization
zation organization of hobos, and when he eaid that
he was not they evidently took him
for a nut and began picking on him.
They straightway prepared to initiate
him ino the well-known order, and'the
ritual, according to Joseph, was a
bird and several eggs.
They took off his clothing, and, al allowing
lowing allowing him to grasp an iron rod, in induced
duced induced him to hop on and off the car,
which was moving at forty miles an
hour. After he was well aglow they
helped him back into the car, var varnished
nished varnished him thoroughly, gave him a
shoe as a keepsake and bounded him
off the train. Joseph estimated that
he had run fully three miles, skipped
two and hopped one before coming to
a full stop. Philadelphia Ledger.
MUST LITTLE HOMELESS CHIL
REN SUFFER IN FLORIDA?
WE DO NOT BELIEVE that the good people of Florida
realize that- there are right now in our State
Hundreds of Little Children in Real Need
Some Absolutely Homeless That
Just Must Be Cared For
WE FEEL SURE that they do not know that there are
hundreds of Worthy Mothers in Florida who are just
struggling to keep their little ones alive, and at home.
WE JUST CANNOT BELIEVE that with these facts
true, and every orphanage in Florida Crowded to the
doors, that the people of Florida will let our great work
which has cared for 850 of these little ones This Year
alone, go down -for lack of funds to keep it up. Your
immediate help is greatly needed Right Now. Please
send what you can today to
R V. COVINGTON, Treasurer,
The Children's Home Society of Florida,
Florida's Greatest Charity.
361 St. James Bldg., Jacksonville, Fla.
WILL CLOSE FOR HOLIDAYS
The Ocala Lumber & Supply Co.
will close its mill and offices during
the holidays for repairs and inven inventory,
tory, inventory, opening up again Jan. 4. 24-6t
McSparran (leaving home) Noo.
Janet, dinna forget to mak' leetle San Sandy
dy Sandy tak' his glasses off when he's na
lookin' at nothing. v
Slip of the Key.
When Frank Mandel first submit submitted
ted submitted the manuscript o his play, "The
High Cost of Loving," to A. H. Woods,
it was entitled "The High Cost of
Living." It did not take the theatri theatrical
cal theatrical manager long to discover that
"The High Cost of Living" was well
worth the price; He saw Lew Fields
in the star role, and as the plot un unfolded
folded unfolded he saw greater possibilities
and within a few minutes after he
had read the last page he was dictat dictating
ing dictating a letter of acceptance. Perhaps
Mr. "Woods was still laughing over the
funny situations when he was dictat dictating
ing dictating that letter. It may have been
that the letter "o" is next to "i" on
the typewriter keyboard, but be that
as it may, when the manager came to
sign the epistle his quick gaze detect detected
ed detected the fact that the title oC the play
"Hirh Cost of Living" v;gs changed to
"Hif h Cost cf Loving." It seemed like
an inspiration, for no title could have
been mora appropriate, nnd tlen and
there the new play was christened
"The Ilich Ccst cf Levin s."
What War Has Brought.
Thousands of cameras and moving
picture machines were confiscated in
Germany when war was declared.
This resulted in hundreds of Ameri
cans being deprived of innumerable'
snapshots of an entirely innocent
character. But the Germans knew no
exceptions. They were taking no
chances. Sketches by artists, espe especially
cially especially landscapes, were seized. Nq
campstool with legs that would un unscrew
screw unscrew was permitted to go through
the lines. These stools, by the way,
equipped with hollow legs so brushes
can be handily carried about in them,
have always been regarded with sus suspicion.
picion. suspicion. Shortly before war broke out
a well-known English artist was held
because a plan of a fortress was
found in a leg of his stool when
opened. He was thrown into jail.
Eventually it was proved by a German
woman that a secret agent anxious to
"make good" had taken the artist's
brushes ou$ of the stool's leg and
placed the plan there. The artist was
then released, but what punishment
was meted out to the agent was not
disclosed. He probably was commend commended
ed commended for his vigilance.
Riches From Gift Bestowed.
When you give away happiness you
all de time gits richer an' richer in It.
OCALA FRATERNAL ORDERS
MARIOX-DUNX MASONIC LODGE
Marion-Dunn Lodge To. 19, F. &
A. M., meets on the first and third
Thursday Evenings of each month at
7:30 o'clock, until further notice.
Baxter Cam, W. M.
Jake Brown Secretary. Ad
ORDER OP" EASTERN STAI
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. to.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 730 o'clock.
Mrs. Flora Brown, W. Ai.
Miss Florrie Condon, Secy.
CRYSTAL FISH & OYSTER CO.
Crystal River, Fla.
Shippers of the famous Crystal
River Oysters. Seal plug carriers,
sanitary in every respect. Can
care for orders both large and
Salt Water Fish in any quantity.
For further information address
CRYSTAL FISH & OY
Crystal River, Fla.
Christmas and Mew Year lolMay
Clteap Excursion Rates
Try our steam baked bread, made
irom the choicest flour and milk to
be had. Shop is always kept in
most sanitary, condition. Carter's
L ALEX AM PEE
Carpenter and Builder
Careful Estimates made on all Con
tract Work. Gives more and better
work for the money than any othet
utractor in the city.
T'rc Electric Era.
Thi3 is t-i3 electric era. Pack in th
cenr.rics thnt are r?-.st v.-e bad the
stone r r" the ico etc.. but the-
electric?! cje is j:v.rcly the utilization
of natural forces by the rrcnius cf man.
In the 23 years Ir.st past probably
greater prepress has been made in
electrical power development than in
any other sphere of human activity.
This has been done by scientific con conversion
version conversion of power represented in the
flow of water to an invisible current
to almost everything that required
power, light or heat. Twenty ive
years ago there were no trolley cars,
no street cars propelled by electricity.
This silent but potent force was
known, but little used. In a quarter
of a century it has come into general
use. Naturally, the first development
of electric power was at the source of
the greatest quantity of power any anywhere
where anywhere to be found on earth, the Falls
of Niagara. "Harnessing Niagara and
Tunneling Catskills," by Edward T.
Williams, in National Magazine.
Send Us Your
Tank Steel, n
Of All Kind
All Haiti Woods.
Pumps for all
For Road Work at all
Tulula Lodge No. 22. I. O. O. F.,
meets in Yfonge's Hall every Tuesday Tuesday-evening
evening Tuesday-evening at 8 o'clock. A warm wel welcome
come welcome always extended to visiting
brethren. J. H. Benjamin, N. G.
W. L. Covert, Secretary.
CONCORDIA LODGE F. U. OF A.
Concordia Lodge, Fraternal Union
of America, meets in Yonge's Hall
on the second Thursday evening of
each month. Geo. L. Taylor. F. M.
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary. Ad
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
STANDARD RAILROAD OF THE SOUTH
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday at 7:30 p. m., at
Castle Hall, over the James Carlisle
drugstore. A cordial welcome to vis
iting brothers. Wm. Gober, C. C
Chao. K. Sage, K. of R. S.
CHAPTER NO. 13, It. A. 31.
Regular convocations or fhe Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M.f on the
fourth Friday in eve'ry month at
7:30 p. m. C. E. Connor, H.x P.
Take Bro-.vn, Secretary.
Tickets will be on sale by the Atlantic Coast Line to points South of
the Ohio and Potomac and East of the Mississippi rivers, including
Washington, Cincinnati, Evansville and Cairo, for .trains December 17,
18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 4, 25, and 31, and January 1st, limited returning
January 6th; and to many points in the Northwest and Southwest, on De December
cember December 19th to 24th, inclusive, and 29th to 31st inclusive, with limit' of
January 18th.- Also Key West Havana, December 17th, 20th, 24th, and
27th, with limit of January 3, 1915. For further particulars, schedules,
reservations, etc., apply to ticket agents Atlantic Coast Line, or address
J. G. KIRKLAND, D. P. A., T. C. WHITE, G. P. A.,
Tampa, Fla. Wilmington, N. C.
OCALA LOLGE NO. 28G, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 2 8 6, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even-
j ings in each month. Visiting breth-
ren alvkys welcome. Ciuli house
opposite poitoffice, east side.
' David S. Willi ms, E. R.
L. W. Harley, Secretary. Ad
FOR. STOVE, HESTER,
Large Loads for Your Money.
CALL TWO! TWO!! TWO!!!
LOYAL. OltDKK OF MOUSE
HOUGH & WHITFIEL!
Ocala Lodge No. 6U, L. O. M., j
meets every Thursday at 8:30 p. u.
Visiting brethern always welcome io
the lodge and club house on Mag- j
nolia street, near po3toffioe.
o. D. Rooney, Dictator.
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fot King Camp No. 14 meets at
the X. of P. Hall, at 8 p. m., every
second and fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are always welcome.
F. J. Burden. C. C.
Chae. Sage. Clerk. Ao
Seldom Reconciled. ;
No two things in the world seem j
farther apart than the artistic tem temperament
perament temperament and a bank account. ;
On Saturday and Monday, 18
pounds of sugar for $1, with one dol dollar's
lar's dollar's worth of other groceries, for
cash. Smith Grocery Co. Phone 434. tf
Eat Carter's Bread; baked with
steam and thoroughly sanitary sur surroundings.
roundings. surroundings. 5-tf.
"De young man dat has a good pa
an' a good ma," said Uncle Eben,
"don't need to go no f urder in brag-
gin doui ms auceeujf.
Victrolas and records, violin, guitar
French harps and
all kinds of musical merchandise at
Bring your tires for first class
vulcanizing to Luckie's Garage. 16-tf
OCA LA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2$, 1914
WELCOME AT THE LIBRARY
ARRIYAL AND DEPARTURE
OF TRAINS AT OCALA
5 ACRES AND UP
We Also Handle High Class Farm Lands
Investigate our propositions before buying
Satisfied Clients Our Motto
Merchants' Block, Ocala, Fla.
Commercial Rank Rlock, on
Magnolia Street, West.
I AM now in business for myself. Conducting a High Class re retail
tail retail bar and Mail Order House. I can 'give you vhe best there
is, ana as much, as any one else in business for your money. Seven Seventeen
teen Seventeen years in the business has '.aught me, what the public wants,
and I am supplying that waLt.
JUST A SAMPLE OF GOODS AND PRICES
Good Old 65 Proof Rye,
Corn or Gin, In jugs
at per gallon.. jj J 50
Good Old 70 Proof Rye,
Corn or Gin, in jugs at per
Make my place your headquarters while in the city. You will be
welcome and be-treated right at all times and on every transac transaction
tion transaction at "Johnny's Place-.
Jj The FINEST BEER you ever drank, and ALL KINDS of it in bot bot-,J
,J bot-,J ties and on draft.
A TTThTDTTXT TP 7a nThiThWbir? PROPRIETOR
? i ft w m k v ib. is acBri w m m
The Management of DR. McCLANE
Medical, Surgical, Hydropathic
and Electric Institute
Announces the moving of the Institute
officesand treatment rooms to the Z. Butte
Building on Main Street, southeast corner
of Public Square, entrance between The
Murray. Co., and Troxler's stands.
Larger Quarters, More Fully Equipped and will be Run
Strictly Upon Ethical Lines
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"You want to know the way to i
Grange Manor, ma'am? It used to lay
over yonder, but Grange Manor ain't
on the map no more. It's Piketown j
now, same as it used to be. Set down
"You remember Mrs. Tufton, you
say? Well, ehe ain't here no more,
neither. And it's all because of Uncle
Josh Pickering, what put down the
haughty and exalted them of low de degree.
gree. degree. "You remember Josh Pickering, who j
struck oil in Californy and come back
to the old homestead with twenty mil
lions? And his niece, Polly, who'd
been engaged to Sam Higginson, the
undertaker, until her uncle come home
rich? Well, that's the start of it.
"Mrs. Tufton and a lot of them rich
New York grafters got hold of Uncle
Josh and decided to run his affairs for
"Josh fell for Mrs. Tufton's game
at first till he caught on it was his
money she was after. First thing, she
transferred Piketown into Grange
Manor. She got Uncle Josh to build
a country seat. He had English but butlers
lers butlers with calves I mean leg calves
and footmen, and a feudal castle arose
on the site of the old homestead.
You'll see it when you get over the
brow, but the butlers and footmen is
"Next thing was a pack of hounds.
Soon all Piketown got wise to the
game. Mrs. Tufton expected the young
fellows to touch their caps when she
went riding by, and the girls to curtsy.
"Well, sir, the climax began when
Joe Edson shot a pesky fox what had
been prowling round his poultry. Mrs.
Tufton heard of it and come riding up
"'How dare you shoot foxes?' she
began, viciouslike. 'Don't you know
they're meant for hunting. In "England
you'd be shot for doing that!'
"Joe was so scared he forgot to
touch his forelock, same as Mrs. Tuf Tufton
ton Tufton wanted. But about this time Uncle
Josh woke up. He hadn't minded tire
feudal castle, if Polly wanted one, but
he got lonesome smoking the long
cigars 6he made him use, and he
couldn't chaw nowhere, except in the
stable, and even then the English
coachman objected. So he used to
sneak round to Joe Edson's place
nights and set and chaw and smoke
his clay pipe with him.
"'Joe,'-he'd say, 'things is going J
from bad to worse. That Mrs. Tufton
is a-running my place and spoiling my
gal, and I'm pretty well through with
it. What would you-advise?'
"Between them they hatched up a
scheme. They formed the 'Give 'Em
What They Want' club. And that's
how we got Manor Grange back to
"Next time the hounds met half the
village was at the meet, a-bobbing and
a-touching their hats to Mrs. Tufton
and the gentry. It was 'Yes, ma'am,'
and 'No, ma'am' every minute. And
the minute they let the tame fox out
of the bag Joe Edson sets a tin trum trumpet
pet trumpet to his lips and hellers 'Gone away!
like they do in the storybooks.
"When the hunt come home there
wras all Piketown lined up on each
side of the feudal castle, a-bobbing
and a-curtsying as Mrs. Tufton and
her followers swept past. Mrs. Tufton
looked a little worried; I guess she
had begun to catch on to the game,
though she didn't know it was Uncle
Josh had set it.
, "After that, whenever Mrs. Tufton
appeared in the village the girls and
young fellows would stand at the
doors, bobbing and scraping at her.
We were giving her what she wanted.
"But that wasn't enough. Joe Ed Edson
son Edson had an idea which he set before
" 'What they haven't got, but wants,
is an aristocracy,' he said. 'Can't we
rake up a few dukes and earls in Pike Piketown,
town, Piketown, Jo.sh?'
"That idea seemed good, and at the S
next meeting of the club titles was
bestowed. Uncle Josh couldn't take
none, being a sort of traitor from Mrs.
Tufton's camp, but Joe Edson made
himself the duke of Chicken Hollow.
Jim Bates, the liveryman, was chris christened
tened christened an earl, and hung out a shield
with a horse rampant on it. Tom Big Big-gar,
gar, Big-gar, the saloon man, became the Vis
count Schoonersuds, and we gave Sam
Higginson a title also.
"Then the fun began fast and quick.
Next time the hunt met there was our
aristocracy at the meet, wearing
crowns, which Bill Smith, the black blacksmith,
smith, blacksmith, had made out of old horseshoes
and had gilded for us. When Mrs.
Tufton saw what wras happening she
"Jim Bates steps forward, gallant gallantlike,
like, gallantlike, with a bow, and holds her stirrup.
" 'What do you mean, you insolent
fellow?' screams Mrs. Tufton.
"Jim Bates takes off his crown and
bows with dignity." 'Miy it please
your ladyship, I'm the earl of Heaves,'
"Mrs. Tufton stares about her. The
duke of Chicken Hollow was on one
knee, trying not to let on his rheu rheumatics
matics rheumatics was paining him, and Viscount
Schoonersuds was holding out a froth frothing
ing frothing beaker of beer, which he got from
the ten-cent store and filled.
"That was when Mrs. Tufton really
fainted, and she come to in Sam's
arms just in time to hear Polly say:
" 'I gues3 I've been some sort of
fool, Sam, but if you're of a forgiving
i- "Sam was forgiving all riEht."
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ing named street within the corporate
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PTNE STREET. COMMENCING
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Under and by virtue of an execu execution
tion execution issued out ofand under the seal
of the circuit court in and for Marion
county, Florida, dated the 5th day of
December, 1914, in a certain cause
wherein H. J. Wall and Sons are
plaintiffs and J. S. Pyle is defendant,
I have levied on and wrill on
Monday the 4th Day of January, 1915
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during the legal hours of sale, offer
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house in Ocala, Fla., and sell the same
to the highest and best bidder for
cash the following described real es estate
tate estate in Marion county, Florida, to-wit:
Northeast quarter of northeast quar quarter
ter quarter of northwest quarter of section
34, township 17, range 23 east. Sold
to satisfy said execution and all
costs. JNO. P. GALLOWAY",
Sheriff Marion County, Fla.
H. M. Hampton, Attorney. 12-5-sat
By ADA MAY ROWLAND.
(Copyright, 1914, by W. G. Chapman.)
"Hello, Hal anything wrong?"
"Nothing but what money can cure."
"iim: ooserved tne nrst speaker
as he proceeded on his way. "I don't
like that sentiment, and I always
thought that Hal Sturges was the last
man in the world to entertain such a
The soliloquizer, however, did not
know that his usually bustling, hope-
IU1 young ineuu was uuuer a yreny
severe strain at the present time. ;
Hope, ambition, love, seemed all about
to wither away because of money and
ft3 urgent need.
Many years pre.vious Hal's father
had loaned David Eastman a large
sum of money. Things went wrong
with Eastman. Then they went bet
ter. He was honest and he turned
over to his creditor his little mort
gaged farm at Grayton, with the pro proviso
viso proviso that he was to, be its tenant at
a fixed rental while he lived. Finally
Eastman wrote to Hal's father that
e WOuld be able to square the whole
debt, some ten thousand dollars, with-
in a year.
Hal's father died Derore ine year
was up. Hal wrote to Mr. Eastman,
asking what the prospects as to the
promised money might be. He Te
ceived a sDeedy reDlv. stating that if
he would come down to Grayton" the
old account would be settled in com
Hal arrived at Grayton to find that
Mr. Eastman had died the day before.
A search was made for a will. None
was found. For money. There was
none at bank nor in the house. Only
the old farmhouse was in evidence aa
It was a great disappointment to
Hal, all this. He had confidently
counted on the money to start in
business. He had already invested m
that direction. This became a dead
loss. He had to go back to a poor
paying position in the adjoining town.
Then, too, a situation evolved at the
little farm that distressed him. Dur ing
the last year of his life Mr. East Eastman
man Eastman had given a home to an orphan
girl and her little sister Nellie and
Lois Blynn. The young lady had been
housekeeper and nurse for her old
almoner. He had given her a cow,
some chickens, and the old farm horse
and carryall. Independently Nellie
had worked up quite a clientele for
milk and eggs in the neighboring vil village.
lage. village. Usually, Saturdays-he ran down to
Unon the day that he felt that i
money would cure a great proportion
0f his ills, Hal was realizing how
slow was the process in his present
"'""i"1 "L .fc.r ",,
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Tic. was prpptpd at the farm by Nel
lie in her usual bright sympathetic
mood. He stayed to supper. As usual
he gave to little big-eyed, wistful Lois,
the. few pennies he never begrudged
I v An vio ntr shirop
1UU IUU3U1 t UU LilU I i. i
chided Nellie Gently, as the little one
"Why not?" challenged Hal, pleas-
"Because she seems to lose them
an. it is strange, but she never ask.
to go to the village and buy sweet
meats,- like ordinary children. The
pennies always disappear mysteri mysteriously
ously mysteriously and she never tells where they
"Perhaps she has" a secret hoarding
Piacev suggested iiavwun a mih.u.
He left Nellie ana stroiiea mrougn
the orchard in quest of the. truant
child. Finally he caucht sight of her
blue frock over near a fence corner.
, why. what are you up to, little
one?" propounded Hal.
Lois looked up with a little an answering
swering answering frown.
"Not very nice, being peek-a-boo on
a young lady!" she chided, childishly.
"If yu want. to know, though, I'm
"Planting pennies!" ejaculated tho
"Yes. sir. All you give me in
here," and she patted the ground,
"When they grows, I'se going to pick
i wt,ftiP bnsiriiKfnls off'n the bushes
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child? demanded Hal..
.. Kovr, o.trfif
uu,u- v vbw
to aeiguaie mi. caotumn.
"How is that?" pressed Hal.
"Saw him do it, watcnea mm," -was
the blunt explanation. Bags and
they chinked. And jew'lry, and pa papers.
pers. papers. He didn't know I was watching
him. Never growed, though. Guess
spot was too shady."
"Where was the spot, Lois?" pressed
She showed him. A bright light of
intelligence had flooded Hal Sturges'
mind. Ten minutes later he was view viewing
ing viewing the ground, under an old oak tree
where Lois insisted she had seen
"Gran'pa" "planting money."
"I've been doing some digging," an announced
nounced announced Hal to Nellie somewhat later,
and he told of his discovery. "A small
fortune," he explained. "Dear little
Lois, but for her the hidden store
might nevei have been found. Then,"
and he drew nearer toNellie with a
manner that consciously made her flut flutter,
ter, flutter, "I should not have been able 'for
a long time to ask a. question-' I must
'A question?' faltered Nellie, all a a-tremble.
tremble. a-tremble. ..
"Yes, dear Nellie," was theprorrft
response, "wm you become my wife:" ;
OCALA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1914
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K. of P. meet Monday evening.
Odd Fellows meet Tuesday night.
The Ocala House is
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Much colder in peninsula. Cold
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Mr. S. L. Rhodes will leave tomor tomorrow
row tomorrow for Live Oak where he will enter
business. The family will continue to
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Mr. C. H. Dame, state organizer
for the Woodmen, is spending the
holidays with his daughter, Mrs. H.
ADAMS THE MOST
Mr. Geo. F. Williams, our oldest
barber, is helping Mr. McLucas in the
Ocala House shop for a few days.
A colored couple, Abraham Green
and Mira Gadsden, were joined in
wedlock by Judge Smith in his office
toJay. The bride wore a white veil
and orange blossoms, which contrast contrasted
ed contrasted with her complexion with a plea's plea's-ing
ing plea's-ing result.
Captured the Gold Fountain Pen in
Kreger's popular official contest
closed yesterday afternoon and Mr.
W. Frank Adams was declared the
winner of the beautiful gold fountain
pen. The ballots between Mr. Adams
and Mr. Koonce ever since the begin beginning
ning beginning of the contest have been close,
at times one leading the other by
scarcely a hundred votes. The vote
at the finish stood 31,415 for Adams
and 29,520 for Koonce, while the
other candidates remained in the
same relative position they occupied
during the week, none, however, ap approaching
proaching approaching the two leaders in the race.
The contest was a friendly one
throughout and al lare satisfied with
the result, Mr. Adams possibly being
slightly better satisfied than the
Mr. Ralph McCorkle, now a popular
young business man of Atlanta, is in
town for a visit to his relatives. His
father, Mr. John McCorkle, will prob probably
ably probably return to Atlanta with him. The
Star is sorry to learn that the Mc Mc-Corckles
Corckles Mc-Corckles will probably remove to At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta next month. This move will be
made on accoutn of Mr. McCorklc's
health. Mr. Ed. Dreyfous will take
charge of the Ocala House Wine
Rooms when Mr. McCorkle leaves.
Mr. J. D. McCaskill, afcer Christ Christinas
inas Christinas eve night and Christmas morn morning
ing morning at home, returned yesterday to his
building operations at Webster.
Mr. Goo. W. Woodruff, an efficient
young lightning slinger from Jack Jack-'
' Jack-' Fonville, is helping Mr. Sage in the
Western Union office.
The Star regrets to learn that the
store of Mr. Simon Feinberg in Dun Dun-neilon
neilon Dun-neilon was destroyed by fire this
morning. The loss was seven or eight
Joe Malever had sifch a good trade
Tiiday that he says he wishes there
were at least six Christmas a year.
One will do most of us, Joe.
ROBBERY LAST NIGHT
Siith, the jeweler, is showing the
li-tiddomest line of brooches that
ha.s ever been seen in Ocala; and the
prices are very reasonable. 22-Ct
, Rtcorder Izlar called court yester yesterday
day yesterday morning and had the-entire popu population
lation population of the city jail brought before
him. After reviewing the history of
the various charges against the in inmates,
mates, inmates, those sentenced and those
awaiting trial, he gave freedom to
all except a few of the more serious
offenders. Before sending them on
their way rejoicing Major Izlar de delivered
livered delivered to them a sermonette on the
ways of the wicked and the ultimate
outcome if their habits were not
changed. His talk seemed to be ap appreciated
preciated appreciated by his hearers, and all
scampered away to enjoy the festivi festivities
ties festivities of Christmas Day.
A. E. Burnett's Jewelry Store Enter
ed and Many Small Articles
Some one not satisfied with the
generosity of old Santa Claus enter
ed the jewelry store of Mr. A. E. Bur
nett last night and helped himself to
the contents of his show cases.
Entrance to the store was gained
by prying open the iron shutters on
the south side of the building, break
ing the glass and then unlocking the
Mr. Burnett estimates his loss at
about $100, tho he says it is impos impossible
sible impossible to know just what is missing.
The burglar seemed to have a pen
chant, however, for pearl handled
knives, of which Mr. Burnett missed
more from his stock than any other
single item. Among the items miss missed
ed missed are fountain pens, silver mesh
bags, knives, silver vanity cases and
gold plated articles.
A reward of one hundred dollars is
offered by Mr. Burnett for the appre apprehension
hension apprehension and conviction of the thief.
A light is always left burning in
the rear of the store, but this had
been turned off, thus leaving the place
in darkness while the thief made his
selections. Had he gone to the front
part of the store to get his belated
Christmas presents, Mr. Burnett's
loss would have been considerably
greater, as the more valuable items
are kept there, tho the high class
goods are locked in the safe at night.
It appears that the thief left via
the front door, as the window in the
rear had been left partly fastened
from the inside.
THE OCALA NORTHERN
In court chambers in Jacksonville
yesterday Judge Rhydon M. Call, the harD01
United States district court, Southern i
district of Florida, signed several
orders and decrees, among the most
important being that in the case of
William W. Crawford, as trustee, and
the Assets Realization Company (a
New Jersey corporation) against the
Ocala Northern Railroad Company.
The decree is to the effect that if
the amounts found due are not paid
within three days after the entry of
the decree, the property involved will
be sold to the highest and best bidder
at public sale, this to be for cash, at
the front door of the federal court courthouse
house courthouse in the city of Ocala, Marion
According to the decree there are
various amounts due, as follows:
The sum of $5,250 with interest at
6 per cent from May 1, 1912; also a
similar amount at a similar rate of
interest from November 1, 1912, and
also the sum of $180,250, with inter interest
est interest at 6 per cent from May 1, 1813.
These various amounts, as principal
and interest, are found to be due the
complainants, the Assets Realization
There is also found to be due the
sum of $1,000 to the complainant,
William W. Crawford, for services as
The court has also stipulated that
the attorneys' fees in the case shall
be $17,893, the attorneys being Wil William
liam William Toomer and Foreman, 'Levin &
If the amounts are not paid and the
prdperty ordered sold, advertisements
announcing the sale are required to
be published in papers in Marion and
Putnam counties and also in the Inter-Ocean
(Chicago) and the New
Judge Call appointed L. R. Milton
as special master to execute the de
The property involved consists of
railway lines, locomotives, coaches,
buildings, crossties, warehouses, r sec section
tion section tools, shop tools, supplies, and
various equipment all of which are
particularly specified. Times-Union,
TROUBLE AT TRIPOL
CRUISERS NORTH CAROLINA j
AND TENNESSEE AGAIN j
HEARD FROM j
Washington, Dec. 26. Secretary j
of the Navy Daniels today cabled the!
commanders of the cruisers North
Carolina and Tennessee at Beirut,
asking if there was any basis for the
report that the American warships
threatened to bombard the town of
Tripoli to quell the demonstrations
against British and French subjects
aboard an American steamer there.
The report stated that an American
warship escorted the steamer out of
AT TEMPLE THEATER
Monday Evening, December 28th.
Under Auspices of Woman's Library Association
ANTICIPATE AN ATTEMPT TO,
FORCE THE DARDANELLES
BY THE ALLIES
Athens, Dec. 26 Anticipating that
the allies might be able to force the
Dardanelles and attack Constanti Constantinople,
nople, Constantinople, the Turks are transporting
heavy guns from Adrianople to. San-
stephano and Kadiko, where they will I
make a final stand.
For Monday only New Diamond1
"C" Hams,. 17V2c. per pound, at the
Carn-Thomas Company. 26-lt
Lost Found, Wanted, For Sale
For Rent and Similar Local Needs
FOR RENT Well located and nicely
furnished rooms in residence next
to. the Colonialj also for light
housekeeping. Inquire at the Co Colonial.
lonial. Colonial. 7-tf
FOR SALE Nice large residence on
beautiful,' large lot; in best neigh neighborhood;
borhood; neighborhood; on Fort King avenue;
price right. S. S. Savage, Jr. 1-lm
ARRESTED A BICYCLE THIEF
Of Mrs. Qappell, of Five Years'
Standing, Relieved by Cardui.
Mt. Airy, N. C Mrs. Sarah M. Chap Chap-pell
pell Chap-pell of this town, says: "I suffered for
five years with womanly troubles, also
stomach troubles, and my punishment
was more than any one could tell.
I tried most every kind of medicine,
but none did me any good.
I read one day about Cardui, the wo woman's
man's woman's tonic, and I decided to try it. I
had not taken but about six bottles until
1 was almost cured. It did me more
good than all the other medicines I had
tried, put together.
My friends began asking rrc why I
looked so well, and I told them about
Cardui. Several are now taking it."
Do you, lady reader, suffer from any
of the ailments due to womanly troubi j,
such as headache, backache, sideachc,
sleeplessness, and that everlastingly tired
feeling? to J
If so. let us urge you to give Cardui a
trial, we feel confident it will help you,
just as it has a million other women in
the past half century.
Begin taking Cardui to-day. Yen
won't regret it. All druggists.
Write to: Ch&ttanocja Medicine Co.. L&tfieV
Advisory Dept.. Chit:anoa. Tenn.. for Special
Instruction on your case and ff4-pa book. "Home
Trrcnt fcr Worren in plain wrapper. N.C. 1 2
Yesterday morning a young man
approached Mr. Hayes of the firm of
Hayes & Guynn, at their store on N.
Magnolia street, and asked what he
wanted for his bicycle. He wras named
a price on the wheel, and just at this
time Mr. Hayes was called inside on
business, and thought no more of the
incident until noon time, when he
wanted his wheel to ride home. He
then discovered that it was gone, and
reported his loss to the police depart department.
ment. department. Officer Koonce at once got busy,
and after examining the roads lead leading
ing leading out of town for tracks of a wheel
with ridded tires, discovered such
tracks just beyond the fair grounds
on the Martel road. Mr. Hayes was
notified and in company with the of officer
ficer officer drove his car westward, inquir inquiring
ing inquiring as they went along whether the
young man had been seen. Several
parties told of having seen a man on
a wheel, and he was finally located at
the residence of Mr. Parker near
Cotton Plant, where he had arranged
to spend the night.
He was identified by Mr. Hayes and
confessed to the theft of the bicycle.
He said his ame was Dilton Holder,
aged seventeen, and claimed Trilby
as his home. He was brought to the
city and placed in the county jail to
await trial on a charge of larceny.
FOUND Christmas, on Main street,
box containing lady's hat, lace, veil,
etc. Owner can have same by
proving property, etc. The Star
FOR SLE White Rocks, Fishel
strain; high class breeding pen;
cheap for ready sale; also pen In Indian
dian Indian Runners. Apply 304 South
.'hird street, east. 12-10-tf
Prologue, from "Pagliacci" Leon Ca Ca-vallo
vallo Ca-vallo Mr. Bonawitz.
Invocation, from "Faust' Gounod Gounod-Mr.
Mr. Gounod-Mr. Linscott.
Aria, from "Rigoletto" Verdi Mr.
Toreador Song, from "Carmen" Bi Bizet
zet Bizet -Mr. Linscott.
Negro Songs: Uncle Rome Homer;
Banjo Song Homer; S'wanne Riv River
er River Foster Mr. Bonawitz.
Four Indian Love Lyrics Woodforde Woodforde-Finden
Finden Woodforde-Finden The Temple Bells, Less
Than the Dust, Kashmiri Love,
Song, Till I wake Mr. Linscdtt.
Duet, "I .would That My Love"
Mendelssohn Mr. Bonawitz and
Mr. Henry Stewart, accompanist.
Speeialirates to school childrenUnder 14 years old 25
cents in Balcony; adults 50 cents in balcony.
Seats now on sale at Court Pharmacy Auditorium,
75 cents and $1.00.
$100 REWARD, $100
The readers of this paper will be
pleased to learn that there is at least
one dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure in al its stages, and
that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure
is the only positive cure now known to
,he medical fraternity. Catarrh be being
ing being a constitutional disease, requires
a contsitutional treatment. Hall's
Cartarrh Cure is taken internally,
acting directly upon the blood and
mucous surfaces of the system, there thereby
by thereby destroying the foundation of the
disease, and giving the patient
streength by building up the constitu constitution
tion constitution and assisting nature in dcing her
work. The proprietors have so much
faith in its curative powers that they
offer One Hundred Dollars for any
case that it fails to cure. Send for
list of testimonials.
Address: F. J. Cheney & Co., To Toledo,
ledo, Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by all Drugists, 75c.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con constipation.
stipation. constipation. Adv.
To the stockholders of the Commer Commercial
cial Commercial Bank of Ocala:
Notice is hereby given that the an annual
nual annual meeting of the stock-holders of
the Commercial Bank of Ocala will
be held at the offices of said Bank, in
the city of Ocala, Florida, on
Tuesday, the twelfth day of January,
A. D., 1915,
at the hour of ten o'clock, a. m.
By order of the president.
D. C. Stiles, Jr.,
12-26-sat 3t. Cashier.
Very cheap for cash or can
make favorable terms or will
trade for city property. See
or write J. H. BRINSON,
At the Courthouse, Ocala. Florida.
AUTOMOBILE FOiv SALE Will sell
five passenger touring car, cheap for
quick cash sale. Box 32y, Ocala,
FOR SALE Sawwi cedar posts, all
heart, any quantity. George W.
. Hyde, Crystal River, Fla. 9-9-tf
LAKE HOUSE FOR RENT A new,
modern, 5-room cottage, bath,
screens, etc., completely furnish furnished;
ed; furnished; close to Lake Weir, adjoining
orange grove af Carney Invest Investment
ment Investment Co., for rent for the winter.
Address, H. S. Wesson, Ocala,
One ol the Best Places In f lie City. One ol
Choicest S tocks to Select From; The
Place for Your Gilt Buying;
A Store that Wilt
IS THIS STORE
Among the beautiful presents that we have ir
great profusion to select from; Goods of, the latest a
styles and the Finest makes, are
For the Ladies
FOUND A place where you can
have your furniture worked over in
such a way as to make it look like
new. You'll be surprised to know
how cheaply this can be done.
Phone 10 and let us show you. E.
C. Jordan & Co., W. Broadway. 6t
WANTED To repair your old fur furniture
niture furniture and make it as good as new.
Just call phone 10 and we will do
the rest. E. C. Jordan & Co., West
FOR RENT Lower flat for rent on
Oklawaha avenue. All modern con conveniences.
veniences. conveniences. Apply Mrs. B. D. Black Blackburn,
burn, Blackburn, 428 Oklawaha avenue. :J'0-tf
Rings of all kinds
Gold Hat Pius
For the Men
For the Home
Beautiful Clocks, Big Ben Clocks; Edison Phono-
graphs, Edison Records, Cut Glass in Every Pattern;
t' Stprlinrf fsilvpr WnrA r Fvprv A rtiHft Finft China 9.
Up-to-the-minute Jewelry Store.
A special meeting of the stockhold stockholders
ers stockholders of the Mutual Mining Company
is hereby called to be held at the of office
fice office of the company in Savannah, Ga.,
on January 9th. 115. 12 noon, for the
purpose of considering and acting
upon important matters.
Geo. F. Armstrong, Pres.
Robert W. Groves, Sec'y.
avannah, Ga., Dec. 21, 1914.
a K EM BALL
lira unoiLHir homme
Of Animals Impounded
This, is to certify that I have this
day placed in the city pound the fol following
lowing following described animals which have
been found running at large within
the corporate limits of the city of
Ocala, contrary to the ordinances of
said city, one black cow marked whole
and split and underbit in right ear,
split and two underbits in left ear;
one red and white bull yearling, no
The owners thereof, or their agents
and all whom it may concern, are
hereby notified that if the animals &
are not claimed and all expenses ol
taking and impounding thereof are
not paid within three days from date
hereto, to-wit: On the 28th day of De December,
cember, December, 1914, I will sell the same to
the highest and best bidder, said sale
to take place between the hours of 11
a. m. and 3 p. m. on said day at the
ritv nound in Ocala. Florida.
Marshal City of Ocala.
A Holloway, Imp. I
Toilet Articles. V
In fact, everything carried in a Big, Modern and
Mail Orders Promptly Attended To i
f Engraving of Initials or Names Quickly and
f Watch and Jewelry Repairing of all Kinds
Come in and look the stock over. Open evenings
A E0 IBniiffimetffi
The Ocala Jeweler
Phone 200 I
I This December. 26, 1914.