The Ocala evening star


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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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VOI. 18.

NO. 261.

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"Good roads are essential to the upbuilding jof .Florida and the
proper development of our resources. But the method of their con construction
struction construction 13 a matter of grave concern to the,, people of this state."
MILTON.' v : 4


'I favor good roads all over the state made by convicts." WAT-

"I favor discontinuing the lease system and using convicts in road
buIldIng.'--TRAMMELL. :
"Florida needs more roads and I believe they can be best secured
by working the convicts thereon." -GIBBONS.
"Back of all reform lies the means of getting It." How shall the
convict -lease system be abolished and our good roads be built without
placing an additional burden on the taxpayer? : This Is a time to con consider,
sider, consider, and not for the hasty adoption of policies
Let us consider the plan of my opponents. Suppose we work l,t)00
convicts on the public roads, ;v The cost of the labor alone will be as
follows: -:" 'f : :
Loss of revenue now derived from lease ........ $281,600.00
Cost of maintenance (housing, guarding, etc) . f 250,000.00
Total cost of labor alone .... i ...... $531600.00 j..

Time lost from bad weather per annum
Sundays . ...

Sickness, allowing 5 per cent

60 days
52 days
18 days

Total time lost per annum. .

Actual working days .


At a yearly cost of

... . .130 days
. .$531,600.00

Which let-Jus compare with the cost of free labor:
. 1,000 men hired at $1,50 a day, for 235 days ..$352,500.00
1,000 convicts "worked 235 days out of the year .$531,600.00
Or $179,1)0 a year more, than the roads wpuld cost If built by free,
labors, --..;;-; '-.'-" 1 -''
But we have not yet included the cost of building, material, en engineers,,
gineers,, engineers,, bridges, mules and machinery, which will average several
thousand dollars for every mile of road.

Where 'do Messrs. Tram mell, Watson and Gibbons
raise this money, amounting to more than a MILLION
year;, except by greatly increasing taxes?

propose to

Either Taft or IaderwMMl mm a PwhI PwhI-dentlal
dentlal PwhI-dentlal Candidate Will Salt the
SpeelaUr Privileged ? laterenti

Washington. April 13. When Will Will-lam
lam Will-lam Rockefeller, brother "of John D.
Rockefeller, and the real active direct direct-ins
ins direct-ins and financial head of the Standard
Oil Company, declared in favor of the
nomination of Oscar W. Underwood a
the democratic nominee for the presi presidency;
dency; presidency; there was little surprise in
political and legislative circles In
Washington. That the active and
militant head of the Standard Oil
Company trust should express his
preference for Mr. Underwood was in
the nature of the very fitness of things.
Mr." Rockefeller is a life long member
of the republican party, who has never
voted for a democrat, but this fact did
not" embarrass him in the least in de declaring
claring declaring Mr.' Underwood is his choice
above all others for the presidencj' of
the United States. Mr. Rockefeller's
declaration in favor of the Alabamian
was no haphazard remark, but was
furnished to the Associated Press and
carried by' wire to its thousands of
clients in every state in the union.
Th Associated Press telegram, which,
better than anything else, reveals the
true Underwood candidacy, is given
"Savannah, Ga., March 3. AVilliam
Rockefeller, in an interview today,
stated that of the men most promi prominently
nently prominently mentioned for the presidential
nomination, he favored Majority Lead Leader
er Leader Underwood, of the House of Repre Representatives.
sentatives. Representatives. His second choice is Pres President
ident President Taft."
He declared that former President
Roosevelt is a "foe to good govern government,"
ment," government," and "a dangerous man." 4
Standard Oil and other big business
is certain of the nomination of Pres President
ident President Taft,-and this element is now
struggling to control enough state
delegations to the Baltimore conven convention
tion convention to nominate a cpdidate who will
be equally desirable. Dig business is
fighting in every part of the country
for control of the democratic party in
the hope of defeating the nomination
of a real progressive at Baltimore. As
is disclosed by. Mr. Rockefeller, the
Alabama congressman meets the un unqualified
qualified unqualified approval of that element.
It is a natural deduction that the
candidacy of Xtr. Underwood typifies
the Standard Oil Company's conception
of good government, which, in the
last analysis, is:
, "Let us and our affairs alone."
Under that policy, the Standard Oil
Company has flourished like the green
bay tree.


, They point to Georgia as an illustration of building roads with
convicts. But- Georgia has THREE times the population and property
-valuation of Florida, while Florida Is as large In area. It costs as.
much to build aToad for the use of 300 people as it does for3,000.
But it costs the 300 taxpayers TEN times as much.
. V CrvISniDjEn' MY PLAN
I have t formulated a plan for employing convicts that will pro-x
vide a good roads fund of several hundred thousand i dollars a year
v without' raising a dollar hy taxes. It is to place the convicts on prison
farms; one farm devoted to raising supplies for those engaged on an another
other another farm which I propose shall be located on state lands in the Ever Everglades,
glades, Everglades, devoted to the ralsing of sugar cane and the making of sugar.
My plan is practical. It is no experiment. If it is a dream, as
Mr. 'Watson says,., or an experiment, as Mr. Trammell says, why do the
Huyler candy people go. into the sugar Industry in the Everglades in instead
stead instead of In Louisiana? ' -' ; :
As to whether there are lands in the Everglades that will grow
-sugar, cane successfully, it Is sufficient to quote Dr. Harvey W.' Wiley,
ex-chief of the S. Bureau of Chemistry. In his report-on the muck
lands of the Everglades, he says: -
. "It is not necessary to dwell upon the fact that with
cane produced at such a cost, even the island of Cuba
coi)ld not" compete s with Florida In the production of sugar.
There" Is probably no other body of land In the world
which presents such remarkable possibilities as the muck
lands bordering the southern shores of Lake Okeechobee.
With a depth of soil averaging, perhaps. 8 feet, and an
extent of nearly half a million acres, with a surface almost
absolutely level, it affords promise of development which
- -reaches beyond the limits of. prophecy." (See Senate Doc Doc-.
. Doc-. ument No. 89. page 79). ; v
' ' v '-
But Mr. Trammell says we would have to levy taxes to buy the
equipment for -this farm.. We can do what Louisiana did, buy on credit
and pay for it ut ot the profits. ;
In my published 'platform I have figured the net profits at S1
v an acre, which -Mr. Trammell says Is too high and Capt. Rose and other
expert strgar men say is too low. I have a letter from a prominent
farmer in Jackson county 'in which he states over his signature that he
made' a net profit of more than 10 (h per acre on 40 acres of sugar cane
raised on pine lands;, which he manufactured, into syrup. But allow allowing.
ing. allowing. $81 profit to the acre and 10 acres to thevman. the convict would
make a profit of $810 a yean Under the present lease the state re receives
ceives receives but $28160 per convict.".-
- i- - . : .
, .. All I ask the people to do is to investigate my proposed plan
for building good roads, which at the same time prevents an increase of
taxation In abolishing the lease system, and they will find it entirely
. In Ills kech in Jacksonville on March 21st, l- Mr. Trammell op opposes
poses opposes the establishment of a convict sugar farmland thus he clearly
defines .the only issue that has been raised in the present gubernatorial
, campaign, j For,, on" no other question has there been any controversy. I
an iiforaed that Mr. Watson ia ridiculing the proposition and calling
it "a dream," and still insists that we work our convicts on the roads,
vc? though it does increase taxes and even though free labor is
.As the adoption or rejection of my solution of this problem is the
, enly concrete question which will be decided in your choice of a gov-
crrcr, I tzi the tax payer, in all candor, if he can afford to reject
1 cy v tli crd adopt that of my opponents. And to those who have
- ,zzZ frm the false impression spread, hy our enemies that these.
I - is we worthless and that the state has been a party to a
err v 1 csfc If your rejection of this plan will not be equivalent
-'I- to : C-"iy to the charges which Involve not only the fertility of
, err J tzl tie good name of Florida. W. H. MILTON.

One of the most startling changes
ever seen in any man. according to W.
B. Holsclaw, Clarendon, Texas, was
effected years ago in his brother. "He
had such a dreadful cough," he writes,
"that all our family thought he was
going Into consumption, but he be began
gan began to use Dr. King's New Discov Discovery,
ery, Discovery, and was completely cured by ten
bottles. Now. he isi sound and well and
weighs 218 pounds. For many years
our family has used this wonderful
remedy for coughs and colds with ex excellent
cellent excellent results." Its quick, sfe, re reliable
liable reliable and guaranteed. Price CO cents
and $1. Trial bottle free at Tydings
& Company. "


Notice Is hereby given that at the
meeting of the Democratic Executive
Committee of Marion county, held in
Ocala, Florida, on the 3rd day of Feb February,
ruary, February, A. D. 1912, the following was
adopted as an itinerary for candidates
for the various county offices:
Orange Springs, April 8, 1912.
Fort McCoy, April 9, 1912.
Anthony, April 10, 1912.
Cltra, April 13, 1912.
Mcintosh, April 15, 1912.
Flemington, April 17, 1912.
Fairfield, April 19, 1912.
MaTtel. April 22, 1912.
Dunnellon, April 24, 1912.
Pedro, (morning) April 25, 1912.
Summerfleld, (night) April 25, 1912.
Moss Bluff, April 26. 1912.
Grahamville, April 27, 1912.

Ocala, April 29, 1912.
Ll W.' Duval, Chairman Chairman-Clara
Clara Chairman-Clara Moore, Secretary.



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As house leader of the Democratic majority and chairman. of the way
and means committee, Mr. Underwood has directed the tariff policy of, his
party, not always to the entire satisfaction of some of its other leaders, but
in a way that has gained him the enthusiastic support of a considerable num number
ber number In his candidacy for the presidential nomination. He is a little slow in
starting his campaign for delegates, but has been making up for lost time
since definitely announcing himself. ,1

The Delinquent

By Wilbur D. Neabit

THEY said last year when Easter
was, an' me an brother John
Got lots o eggs with names an
lots o little pictures on,
That rabbits laid the Easter eggs,
an" pa he showed me where
Th paper had a picture of th rabbit nest,
an there
"Was colored eggs ail roundabout, an rab rabbits
bits rabbits hoppln round


If you are troubled with any. kid kidney,
ney, kidney, bladder or rheumatic trouble, you
will find sixty days' treatment in a
dollar bottle of Hall's Texas Wonder,
and seldom one bottle fails to cure.
Send for testimonials. Dr. E. W. Hall,
2926 Olive street, St. Louis. Mo.,- Sold
by all druggists.

Notice Is hereby given that the tax
assessment roll for the city of Ocala
for the year 1912, as the same will be
presented to the city council as a board
of equalization, is open for Inspection
at the city clerk's office.
Any person having complaint to
make of the assessment of any prop property
erty property shall make the same to the city
council in writing on or before Tues Tuesday,
day, Tuesday, the 9th day of April, 1912, on
which date the said board will sit to
hear complaints.
Witness my hand and the seal of the
city of Ocala, this March 30, 1912.
- H. C. Sistrunk,
City Clerk and Assessor of Taxes of
the City of Ocala.

Lies often in a run-down system.
Weakness, nervousness, lack of appe appetite,
tite, appetite, energy and ambition, with disor disordered
dered disordered liver and kidneys often follow
an attack of this wretched disease.
The greatest need then is Electric Bit

ters, the glorious tonic, blood purifier

and regulator of stomach, liver and

kidneys. Thousands have proved that

they .wonderfully strengthen the

nerves, build up the system and re

store to health and good spirits after

an attack of grip. If suffering, try

them. Only 50 cents. Sold and perfect

satisfaction guaranteed by Tydings &


"An'" Pa, He Showed Me Where th
Paper Had a Picture of th' Rabbit
As if they's glad, their Easter eggs by
little boys was found.
An so I got a bunny now; I had It for a
At it ain't cackled none at an, although
I go an peek
Inside its little house an look if I can
find some eggs J

In front, an held them up, an tried to
eat them, too;
Then let them drop an looked at me as
if to say It knew
Just what I meant but still it's mighty
queer; 1
It hasn't laid an egg at all, an Easter's
nearly here.
It just sets 'round an spends its time a
wriggel-in' its ears
An Jumpln' sidewise, 'fraidlike, at each
little sound It hears.
I got some corn an stuff like chickens
eat, an throwed it in,
An told my rabbit that It's time egg-
layin should begin;
I got a nice big nest egg an I've put it
in th nest
An told my rabbit to sail In an' do its
level best-

Make Your Own Easter Bonnets
How few women realize the possi possibilities
bilities possibilities of things that are ready to
hand for making an Easter bonnet
that shall be beautiful, unique and In Individual!
dividual! Individual! The ordinary clothes line
lends itself readily to a most artistic
creation.. Take one that Is abou
worn out and coil it into a brim. Soak
this overnight in glue to fix it flatly.
Then for the body of the hat shred
about ten feet of th rope and ar arrange
range arrange this upon graceful loops of the
remainder, dyeing it all In different
tints to suit your complexion or your
Fasten It on with clothes pins.

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"I've Showed It Pictures Like I Want
Put on My Easter Eggs.
But it just sits up when I come, an begs
an begs an begs
For lettuce leaf an cabbage leaf, an
shivere with Its nose
I wonder if a rabbit flaps Its wings some
when It crows!
I'm tryln to encur-ridge It; Ire give it
lets o straw
But ft don't build a nest at all. it wants
to sit an gnaw
Th cabbage leaves, an hop around an
scare at dogs an cats,
An turn an jump a foot or two when I
look through th slat3.
An when It's night th rabbit won t get
up there on th roost.
An doesn't like it when I try to help It
with a boost.
I've showed it pictures like I want put
on my Easter eggs
I guess it understands me, cause It took
them with its legs

The Merchant's Cafe is now- open
night and day. Never closed. You can
get just what you want to eat, cooked
as you like It, at moderate prices. Fish
and oysters a specialty.
J. R. Dewey, Proprietor.

Life Is like an Easter egg.
We shatter many a. lively dream.
And when we've reached the useful part,
We've spoiled the decorative scheme.
Life Would Be Glorious.
A m&A would have no time to eat,
Much less to be a singer.
If every peach he chanced to meet
Should prove to be a dinger.,
" Not So Obvious.
"By JoTe!" said Dubbs, "What's
the matter with Tommy1 Rocks? He
looked at me as if he were just pining

away." ; -
"Think so?" said Wiggles. "Why
1 saw him last night aird he didn't
look very spruce to me. Judge.
Not Up-to-Date.
"Atlas was a fool for holding up
that world on his own shoulders.
"Why was he a fool?"
"He should have, organized the
Globe Trust company to carry it on."

5" "ZjmE.?

Of course we are Honest aiHI accI
rate, or we could nots coiiduc

cessiui ousiness we ao. But it is C3 vk

for you to know that when ydiM

goods at this stores you
tected. ;
This store is ''MQ
We use all the : latest', mechanical r:xntnv3.-.)t!:.''
make mistakes a practical impossibiBty. A
trouble about is the selection of your ptin
our modern appliances your protection is abcolc' rl c. y
plete. yS'.'-'- ,'"4":'T:'":'

Here you will lipd a few Specials Cci? C
Brick Codfis,h Smoked Halibut Picket

Mackerel 40c arid 20c, Kippered Herring .Hcrrtri; X
to Sauce, Findour Haddock, Tunny Fish, Mdlj. ff CJ
Roe, Herring Roe, Anchovie,; Clam SCndcrf' G!f
sters, Slirimp, Deviled .Crabs, Salmon StbahipJ-.;
Russian Caviar, Anchovy Pas
Potato Chips, Etc. ;r :. ;

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Two Phones, 16 and 174

She (with newspaper) Another cy cyclone
clone cyclone out west. It has swept dozens
of farms clear of everything.
He HI bet the mortgage didn't
budge an inch.

.Simple Remedy.
"I cannot think of any way to set settle
tle settle this deadlock."
fWhy not try a key to the situa situation?"
tion?" situation?" ." c

Hard Luck.
"What's your idea of hard luckT"
"Having to order more coal before
the last lot is paid for"

ill's S!al Closing

it 1!

Ome fT5 Solid Makogur 4-yleee Parlmr 9mt9 Up to sma,.n
Los Cm1Job allffctlr ued, l"ot like w ly ..........
One M SIId Leather Kmrpem make Parlor mr Ottem Her... .....,.
One $40 alx-kole Steel BaKe, srood emdJtloi aed, oalir .'
Oae 15 Hall Tree, almost like Mew, ealy ......
Oae lSxSO Beveled Freaek Plate Mirror, framed .."......;............
Oae 916 Oak 5-drawer Cklltoaler, like ew ....7... '....; ..
Oae f36 Heavy 2-lak'oost "klte Iroa Bed, eo4 f
Oae 322 9x12 room alae) Art Soare Wt little d .. J". t.. w.U
Large Xew Rugs, $34 Talaeryor ekolee mmWj, ........ ii. .. r
Xtw Rost, 3dx72 aixe 945 vmlaV, ywr cklN . ...
Xew Rbk, S30 grade for 92JM; 9U7S grade ,:fr --..-. ..-i i,..-...'..'
Oae Aklte Sewtag MoeUae dro kcad seed Wt ayleaT 3 r?zzZ r r-Oae
Oae r-Oae Domestic Sewtag. Hacklae, vaed, kt like ;aaw '..
Other maealaea la good workteg de;lrekC3 Bfi;;f.lli

These arc only r: Ttrrc crc t;

Back ol Variety SCcrc


4 ww;; written
. ; t Star for .the
; r v?T7biaane: Club:
1 among the most
i f r forming; the irrades
...... X north, wheTa man's
: c T .. Btrosrxle with the
" ; 1 TThtre he mast wage
trltb 1 animals for the
' Unce, he Is dwarfed In
i. JJ fZa tleak or arid eoun-
'. : : t!. taost exacting- labor
i. r.-the : soil only a bare
.-. r c;.:3 CneT traits of human
V.j C,:z czl7 toi be mostly starred
t rrr :XT; tio grosser ones that
rirli C. Lj Cra necessity.
- C-v tl ctier haiid. in the tropic
t -, r. -3 ITxtara riots in generosity.
i trcr neeis take no thought
, I'' N ; ;rrcT, pampered by her kind
all rpolled children, he Is vn-
tcrl r to meet emergency
f la Ambition to improve his
!y ta iha temperate zone, and on
that-arecenerotss without being
-, ,xV:haa matthad the ; time : and
C. :.: r for improvement. The
"cowers' in; his igloo, and the
sits beneath his breadfruit tree,
r'lt'tr 17 further alone; In clTilisa-
3 than ils fathers were a thousand
r i ten thousand v; years ; ago.
tha dnlsen of the temper-
cane. laaklnsr mistakes at every
; tut always advancing, is stead-
i-zziiZH the whole world into
. l it Oouli be-a place where life.
Il.zrty and the -pursuit of happiness
T..:a be guaranteed to every human be-
aU" the ; strips and stretches and
;tr2sf -the temperate zone, none
i Litter ;itltuated than Ocala and its
. -'zXtlz country, We have a climate
t Is bothveniifht and bracing;,
-1 a soil, that respoindOte,aJ1ly to
c-Itzration; Thoe are- few da
t.: j!;tj. in the year that it Is not more
rlesrznt. outdoors than in. We are
raver cramped with pinching cold and
T7 ate seldom wilted with enervating
heat, J "We do" not, in comparison with
. our northern neighbors, know what
winter is, and yet dur summers are far
, cooler than those felt anywhere except
by the seabeaches and on the 1 moun
tain slopes,. ;; We are Independent if
- all the rest of the world shut its doors
. against us, we would not,' need to
cixxre or go ni&ea. nature nas oeen
' nawhere wiser rln her .bounty than In
the country around Ocala. Her good goodness
ness goodness has not been unappreciated. Very
ranch Indeed have our people shown
- tLe deposition to make, the best of
. their surroundings, and Improved them
raore in the last twenty years than not
a few oldworld communities have ad ad-vanes
vanes ad-vanes 2' tu- twenty hundred.
trrprlse. The business center Is neat
and up to 'date. The etreets that lead
out front It to the country .are lined
with well-kept and handsome homes.
. The squalid spots are few and seem to
till their own unworthiness. Once
ou tslde the town, the ; roads extend, for
. miles thru a country in which the
ttantifur and useful are- blended in
the-- highest degree. .';-
, Ocala, Owing : to geography and rall rall-1
1 rall-1 road building -Isj" nearer the. center of
the State, than any other city. This
nas causeartt to be, tne meeting place
of more oonventlons than any other
town in Florid v The agriculturist, the
' mechanic the financier. the lawver.
the doctor, the ;M politic ian, all h are
come to tee us and gone away well
rt pleased.',.:': ,xr:',
. In usefulness : to all, our system of
good roads Is excelled nowhere in the
:m state.- They were started years ago
wlththA Mas. tlrnt nf ronnpctlns' (Vftla
wlth the surrounding rural communi communities,
ties, communities, and second with other cities, so
they might form an integral part of a
-CT3t state ; system. The work has
.fcssn. .'steadily kept up. until now our.
' roads are the. pleasure and convenience
; of eur own people and the 'admiration
" of our vUJtors, and have won us a
place on the great national highway.
, Ocala fct cae o-f the centers of the
turpentine and tlmber: Industries, and

mrm -K-' m il t, this matter and instruct the represen represen-,
, represen-, will ba -yes fcr years -to come. ., There ., . I T

lrr-tt premise that when the
rees t-t r ke naval stores and lum-
. ber ara r:- those that bear fruit will
take thlr x;xcss,: and that orchards
'and grovcj trill make up for the loss
of the tzrz Vs. - -'
The srr" 1 phosphate fields in the
world are a 1 '-v 3a day's journey of
Ocala. an J t;' is headquarters for
t;t iomVr astry.- There is no
; that It will cease to
r. &Xty perhaps a hundred
, j, K:'--cV - : w r-: ;" ;"-Ccala
Ccala ;"-Ccala Is the center of one of the
r reitest trurft-growing sections of the
t y'Jrtted etatesw : It Is so situated that
' 13 produce is ready for- market just at
v i!: : time : when it Is most" necessary
cad" appreciated in the Inorth.
Or.'a is solid; Ocala is self-sustain-
. Ins. In the years -of panic, when all
, the 'vrorld clung "with desperate hands
to' the fringes of credit, Ocala stood
cn Lrr own feet and paid (her own
.fcllli When: freezes and failures wiped
out fcrtres in a night,, our people
went ca t. rrklng, and' today of disaster
there remains not even a scar. With
cnttr-riae and integrity in their own
j . .
f-' t-- ',mmovwy there is no rea rea-ibt;
ibt; rea-ibt; that th e ci tl atens ot Ocala
tlnue to extend .and Improve
'"y. us til It Is one of the great great-.
. great-. lariia,; a it- is no w one of the
;siple Graves, -of the ; Hearst
- V Jjas in able ;ar tlcle 1 n 'th e
rgian,-which ought to open
2 vsmocrats generally to the
laisi jfjllyof trying to make
tr Wllson:the democratic nom nom-th
th nom-th 3 greater folly of expect--atAe
can; be- elected president
s.TJislted States-Tampa Tribune
: 3,'f Hearst hates Wilson, because
- caoti control hlraru: and Graves JLb
Z 1 rzta h&ed, man. : Hearst has wan wan-:
: wan-: IT; slmdered this state, and refused
ij ccrrect: VhissJander, evens when
'rtctj-evlisace i was ibroughtV before
. and : the Star. does not aee that
ri-rlda paper adds weight to Its
icunts by quoting h Im o,r any of
f teUites.--:;H:ii:f:rS'-"vTi-: .,::.
'': fiyoo4 ;?has carried ;; Alabama.
i its most, surprising event In
' rce the' Iutch captured Hoi-
rTomer. of ; Jacksoh Jacksoh-5
5 Jacksoh-5 'il'ta -': the vcongress vcongress-r;.Crf
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rLi otra vet cad a few more.
In another part of today's paper.
unfer tile above heading, the Star pub an advertisement for Mr. W. H.
Hilton, one 'of the : candidates in' the
gibernatorlal race.,
in letter received at tne same
time with the copy f or the advertise advertisement,
ment, advertisement, Mr. JSlllton's manager says:
"If you agree or disagree with the
arguments urged by Mr. -Milton you
will materially aid your subscribers
by; discussing the matter in your, edi editorial
torial editorial column. I do not ask that tou
commend Mr. Milton or his ideas. All
that k is that the people be giv
en the benefit of ; as many ideas on
these questions as possible."
It is a very good idea: for the mat
ter of "employing the state convicts in
building roads to-be given an ex
haustive discussion before it Is tried.
Its the Star's opinion, based on its ob observation
servation observation of the editorial pages of its
contemporaries that ,J comparatively
few people nave given the subject any
consideration, and most of Its advo
cates think that all there Is to it. is
to start s every gang ; of. convicU to
work on the nearest, road. : ;
Mr." Milton's? array of figures speak
for themselves. It 1s impossible to get
around-the stubborn fact that to take
the state convicts and set them to
work on the roads win oe ; an ex
pensive proposition, and for some .time
at least a losing one. It, will undoubt
edly at onee. create a deficit .that will
have to be made up by Increased tax
ation.': : :'-.:::',',-.:" ;.;--V .'"''"
The Star, however, is not enraptur
ed With Mr. Milton's plan to raise rev
enue by workinsr the convicts on a
sugar farm In the Everglades.
The Star thinks that a big sugar
plantation in the Everglades, worked
by private capital, could t be made
reasonably healthy and would proba
bly pay. But it is afraid that a state
farm, worked: by convicts, and : con
ducted as a state generally conducts
such things,-would cost more than It
would come to, and also be another
Cayenne, In which the" convicts would
die like sheep," creating a scandal
greater than any that has ever yet
sprung from a Florida public lnstitu
tion. : f. ,-:
he Star's opinion that the pres
ent muck abused convict lease is the
best way Mismanaging and caring for
the convictsSest for the state from
a financial standpoint, and best "for
the convicts from a humane stand standpoint.
point. standpoint. The clamor raised against it is
mostly by people who have given the
matter very little investigation and
confuse the workings of the present
system with abuses that have happen
ed under former regimes in Florida
and. In other states. Certain it Is that
the convicts will not be any better off
when the Incentive now existing to
keep them In good health is with withdrawn,
drawn, withdrawn, and the loss of the revenue
that their labor now brings simply
means that, honest citizens will have
to pay .more taxes. .'
All the same, Mr. Milton's plan Is a
good one in theory, and if it could be
honestly carried out in practice it
would probably be the best solution of
a' troublesome- problem.
Governor Wood row Wilson ; of New
Jersey, -the leading democratic presi presidential
dential presidential candidate, "will speak in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville April 18.
. The following is of particular inter interest,
est, interest, to Florida Odd Fellows. The mat matter
ter matter will come before Tulula lodge for
a vote at its next meeting, and all
members are requested to be present
and discuss and decide the question:
Whereas, the education of the or
phan, the protection of the widow and
care of the helpless is commanded by
our laws,- and
Whereas, the Odd Fellows of Flor Florida
ida Florida have no home for the orphans and
indigent members of the order, and we
consider such a home the best plan to
exemplify, in a practical manner the
sublime teachings of the order, there therefore
fore therefore be it
Resolved, by Jacksonville Lodge, No.
64. I. O. O. F., that a copy of these
resolutions be sent to the grand mas master,
ter, master, and, upon his approval, to each
lodge in the jurisdiction of Florida, as
a request that such lodges consider
IZ : V T ,7
the following and similar questions
1st. Does your lodge want the
home? -'' "' ;v
2nd. How much money or property
will your lodge and the individual
members give to start the home?
- 3rd. What maximum annual per
capita tax are you willing to pay to towards
wards towards the home?
4th. Do you favor reducing the rep representatives
resentatives representatives to the' Grand Lodge to
basis "of one for every hundred mem members.
bers. members. Instead of fifty, and use for
benefit of the home money thus saved
in expenses of representatives?
- 5th. If for any reason the sanitar sanitarium,
ium, sanitarium, at Gainesville," now -owned by
the. order, cannot ; be converted into
the home, do you want another site
purchased, and where?
Unanimously adopted at meeting of
Friday night, 'January 1912.
A.' I. Ellis, Secretary.
Approved: J. Ed. Williams, G. M
Sliaaoa Lake, New Hampshire
Camp Eagle Point Corporation otters
three distinct :; departments: Camp
Eagle Point for girls. Eagle Lodge for
boys, Book Lodge for adults. Each
camp is isolated from the other yet
is near enough to furnish an ideal out outing
ing outing to an entire family. For booklet
or other particulars call upon or ad address,
dress, address, J. E. Klock, Manager,
22 Oklawaha Ave city.
. Calvary, April 3. Miss Maggie Mor Morrison,
rison, Morrison, who has a position In Ocala.
spent .Sunday with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. W. Morrison.
We are glad to know that little
Lillian Leak has missed the fever. She
is still weak. We wish her a speedy
recovery, '
Mr. and Mrs., M. J. Morrison and lit little
tle little son called on Mr. and Mrs. A. S. J.
Wallace last Thursday evening.
::Mr. and Mrs. A. S. J.- Wallace at attended
tended attended Sunday school and preaching
at -Martel Sunday afternoon, and en enjoyed
joyed enjoyed a fine sermon delivered by Dr.
W. H. Dodge of Ocala. The sermon
was fine and-the congregation large.
, Hr. and Mrs." M. J. Morrison and lit little
tle little son. Randolph, spent Sunday with
Mrs. "'Morrison's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
J. I Miller of MarteL
yMrs.-'A. fL J-Wallaee and son spent
Monday with" Mrs. W. W. Leak,
! Mrs. W.W.1 Leak made a business
trip Jo the Brick City Tuesday.
.The.' postof flee at Calvary will be're be're-opened
opened be're-opened In a few weeks., .,::

The officers and ; directors of the
Monroe & Chambliss Bank- in Ocala
know that men of good business judg judgment,
ment, judgment, and conservative ideas appre appreciate
ciate appreciate the sound, progressive bank con conducted
ducted conducted along safe and strictly busi business'
ness' business' lines; that this bank's growth
and success are Ocala's gain; that
such a- bank- best protects the inter interests
ests interests of its depositors and thus proves
Its greatest help to the commercial
development and credit of the com
United State Peatal Savings Baak
C The Metropolis is in receipt of acopy
of the "Woman's Club Easter Edition."
dated Ocala, Fla., April 7, 1912, which
Is both handsome and interesting. It is
printed on book paper with a colored
Illustrated cover. It Is the handiwork
of the good women of the Brick City,
and It Is so neatly printed and artis artistically
tically artistically designed, as to make its espe especially
cially especially attractive. The illustrations of
men, buildings and natural scenery
and descriptive sketches are striking
features. The booklet consists of
thirty-two pages (13 by 11) and Is an
honor to the Woman's Club of Ocala,,
and a credit to the hustling little city
from whence It came. -Jacksonville
Arrangements .have been completed
by which the above named artist will
appear in 'recital in connection with
the Ocala Choral Club at the Temple
Theater Thursday, April 11th. Mr. Deyo
Is not a stranger to Ocala music lov lovers,
ers, lovers, and Is well known to be one of the
few pianists of the world. Ocala Is
fortunate in securing this artist and
all who -possibly can should hear him.
Especial arrangement has been made
by which the Choral Club will give
several choruses from the Rose Maiden
In connection -with Mr. Deyo's recital
on the evening of April 11th, and on
the the evening of April 12 th Mr. Deyo
will give one of the famous mood re recitals.
citals. recitals. On. this recital, he will intro introduce
duce introduce the hidden moon effect. This ef effect
fect effect has been originated by Mr. Deyo
and is most wonderful in Its influence
over the audience.
Orange Springs, April 2. Mr. O. E.
Pike of Detroit, Mich., Is a guest of
the Porter Hou3e. He has visited
quite a number of places looking' at
land for himself and brother. They
are very much pleased with Florida.
Mrs. Allison, Mr. and Mrs. Chapman,
Miss Scott and her mother were a
pleasant party from Fort McCoy who
spent last Tuesday at the springs.
Mr. P. H. Nugent, candidate for
clerk of the court, was in town Sat Saturday.
urday. Saturday. Mr. Fryep of Eureka, is a guest of
the Porter House.
Mrs. P. W. Peck and daughter and
Mrs. W. H. Massey spent last Tues-
'day in Palatka shopping
Mr. J. L. France of Newland, Vt.,
is a visitor here looking at some land
and Is very" much pleased.
Mr. C. A. Brown has just returned
from Jacksonville accompanied by his
fair young bride.
Mrs. Hal B. Wilson of Fort McCoy,
Is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
F. H. Pedrick.
Mr. Robert Links and Mr. Avery Cox
of Loganport, Ind., were visitors here
last week.
Mrs. Carrie S. Bruner of Pontiac,
111., was a guest of the Porter House
last Wednesday.
Mr. J. Hothan Is here from Canada
enjoying Florida sunshine.
Mr. and Mrs. Elian Backberger of
Ohio-are among the arrivals of last
week. They are registered at the Or Orange
ange Orange Springs Inn.
Mr. H. O. Wise of Avant, Okia., is
a visitor here this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Skinner of Tittsburg,
Pa., are pleasant visitors here. They
are delighted with our climate.
Mr. G. J. Appel of Portsmouth, O.,
has commenced building his house.
The location facing Main street is
very pretty. Mrs. Appel wil soon have
his concrete works in operation.
Mr. J. H. Kirch of Burbank regis registered
tered registered at the Porter House yesterday.
Mr. James Sims of Emeralda was a
visitor at the Springs Sunday.
Miss Hattie Carlton of Ocala came
up this week to make her home here
Born to Dr. : and Mrs. G. B. Parra Parra-more,
more, Parra-more, a son, last Sunday. The young
doctor is a very 'fine fellow, doing
well as any doctor so young.
Mr. Sheldon, who has suffered so
much with his hand. Is some better.
Mr. M. L. Minderman, who we have
missed seeing in town the past week,
says he has been in Fort McCoy
learning to ride the goat or being in initiated
itiated initiated in Masonry.
Mr, C. A. Woods has some fine beans
and Mr. Herbert Peck has tomatoes
and watermelons that promise to be
quite early on the market.
Miss Joanna Wimberly died at the
home of her brother, N. J. Wimberly,
last Sunday and was buried in the
cemetery here yesterday at 3 o'clock.
Rev. P. W. Peck conducted the
funeral services in a solemn but beau beautiful
tiful beautiful and fitting way. Miss Wimber Wimberly
ly Wimberly has made her home with her
brother's family for a number of
years and a -great many years she has
been an invalid. The family have
card for and provided comforts for
her and her declining years have
spent in rest and quiet. Miss Wim Wimberly
berly Wimberly was a consistent member of the
Methodist church and is survival by
two sisters -and two brothers. Judge
Wimberly, of Interlachen and Mr. I.
N. Wimberly. Mrs. L T. Matchett and
Mrs. Vallnda Hall. 1
There is to' be an entertainment at
the. school house next Saturday night.
A bag of candy will be given to ev everybody
erybody everybody besides some sketches from
a most interesting family, and songs
and recitations. Come out and help
us. The proceeds to buy a new church
: Rev. P. W. Peck filled his regular
appointment .Sunday night and gave
an excellent talk from the life of
Jacob. There is always help and com comfort
fort comfort W these Sunday night services.


MlsalMlppt River Peurfmg Im Flood
Tamck Street f the Kei-
tneky Town
Hickman,' Ky., April 3. Hickman is
flooded with water from the overflow overflowed
ed overflowed banks of the Mississippi river. Last
night the levee at West Hickman gave
way and the flood poured relentlessly
into the lowlands, flooding the busi business
ness business streets of the city and much of
the residence portion to a depth of
eight feet. Two thousand people were
rendered temporarily homeless.
May" Paue In Their Race for Naval
London. April 3. First Lord of the
Admiralty Winston Churchill announc announced
ed announced to the House of Commons yester yesterday
day yesterday that Great Britain and Germany
have entered into negotiations with a
view of curtailing the battleship plans
of the two nations. The two powers
have met on a common ground for the
ending of the race for superior arma armament.
ment. armament. If all arrangements are car carried
ried carried through it will have a tremen tremendous
dous tremendous effect upon European politics.
Memphis, Tenn., April 3. With the
greatest volume of water in the' his history
tory history of this section racing, down the
Mississippi river, the main banks of
the great waterway remained intact
last night but private levees are break breaking
ing breaking and whether the main retainers
will hold remains to be seen. j
Two hundred miles of levee until;
late last night held the greatest 1
volume of water known in the Mis Mississippi
sissippi Mississippi valley. Spring freshets due to
rainfall on the watersheds of the
Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland riv
ers caused the rise. The crest is not
in sight, an average rise of about two
feet being yet expected in the dis district
trict district between the vicinity of Hickman,
Ky., and Helena, Ark.
"Forty-four feet or higher." is the
prediction here, where several hun hundred
dred hundred persons were driven from their
homes when a levee broke and where
street car traffic is partly suspended,
railroad service irregular and the gas
plant ; threatened. The flood stage at
Memphis is 35 feet.
Farmers have abandoned their
homes and removed their stock to
higher ground near the lowlands that
would be flooded should the river
force its way through the levees in
parts of Mississippi, Kentucky, Ten Tennessee,
nessee, Tennessee, Missouri and Arkansas.
Boats carrying mails, government
steamers and ferry boats are the only
craft active on the river.
.A special official warning says
stages are likely at Cairo, 111., of 54.5
today, 55.2 on Thursday and 56 feet
Friday of this week. The Cairo ftoct
stage Is 45 feet.
Milwaukee. Wis.; April 3. Woodrow
Wilson defeated Champ Clark on the
democratic ticket and Senator LaFol LaFol-lette
lette LaFol-lette defeated President Taft, on the
republican ticket in tthe state presi presidential
dential presidential preference primary yesterday.
Washington," April 3. A decision of
the supreme court of Missouri ousting
the Standard Oil Company of Indiana
from Missouri was upheld by the su supreme
preme supreme court of the United States yes yesterday.
terday. yesterday. SENATE HAS ATTAINED
Washington, April 3. The United
States Senate yesterday became a
body of ninety-six members. New
Mexico and Arizona each contributed
two additional senators. Thomas B.
Catron and Albert B. Fall of New
Mexico, republicans, and M. A. Smith
and H. P. Ashurst of Arizona, demo democrats,
crats, democrats, were the new members to take
oath on the dais in front of the vice
president's chair, soon after the Sen Senate
ate Senate convened.
London, April 3. Twenty-five thou thousand
sand thousand coal miners have returned to
work in Scotland and Wales and it Is
expected that by Easter Tuesday a
million men and boys made idle by the
strike will be back to work. The ref referendum
erendum referendum vote is coming in two to one
in favor of accepting the minimum
wage law.
Milwaukee, Wis., April 3. Dr. G. A.
Bading, non-partisan candidate for
mayor yesterday defeated Mayor Emil
Sidel, socialist incumbent by a total
vote of 43,177 to 30.200.
Of the thirty-three aldermen elected
twenty-six were non-partisan and
seven were socialists. With four so socialist
cialist socialist hold-over aldermen, the new
city council will be composed of twenty-six
non-partisan aldermen and elev eleven
en eleven socialist aldermen.
Stockholm, Sweden April 3. The
Swedish government Introduced a bill
in parliament yesterday extending to
women the parliamentary franchise
with the right to stand for election to
parliament on the same conditions as
men. Women whose husbands who
have not paid taxes- for three years
are excluded from the vote.
Berlin. April 3. Mrs. V. M. Seckin Seckin-ger
ger Seckin-ger has returned home after spending
two week at Tiller's still with her
son, Mr. I. J. Seckinger.
Messrs. Herbert Crumpton and Char Charlie
lie Charlie Beck of Ocala were in our burg
Mrs. S. J. McCully has returned
home after spending a week at Juliette
with her daughter, who has been quite
Miss leanor Seckinger is spending
the week end at Blitchton with rela relatives.
tives. relatives. Mr. W. B. Rawls visited the Brick
City Saturday.
Mrs. S. D. Atkinson spent Monday
afternoon with Mrs. Pauline Phillips.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Stephens were
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Sis Sis-trunk
trunk Sis-trunk Sunday.
Misses Floy and Geneva McCully
have returned home after spending a
few day3 very pleasantly with Misses
Lora and Leon Brooks of Zuber.
Miss Li Hie Mobley Of Geiger is
spending a while with Mr. and Mrs.
S. A. Nell."
Mr.-G.-W. Bardin has recently pur purchased
chased purchased a horse.
Harry McCully Is on the sick list.
The democratic voters in Congress Congressman
man Congressman Richmond P. Hobson's district
of Alabama have renominated him.


Eastlake, April 3. The ; Lake Weir
Club Association, Incorporated under
the laws of the state of Florida, at
Eastlake, has adopted .rules for the
care and conduct of the new club
house, which has been built and which
will soon be formally, opened. The
rules are published In this week's
Star on another page, and it is to the
interest of each member to read and
preserve a copy of same. Rule ten
reads: The' violation of any of these
rules may cause the privileges of the
club house to be withdrawn by the
directors from the offending member
of the Lake Weir Tacht Club.- The
pier, club house and furnishings have
cost the neat sum of $4,000. The club
now numbers over a hundred paid-up
members and many more are. being
considered. The summer program for
1912 promises to be full of interest.
Sunday, March 31, was a most per perfect
fect perfect day on Lake Weir and from early
morning till late at night there was a
continuous coming and going of auto
and motor boat parties. The new club
house being the especial attraction.
The departure of Commodore W. R.
Goodwin and family Saturday morn
ing for Chicago was regretted by-- all
Lake Weir residents. The commodore,
his lovely wife and their unusually
bright and promising son, Master
Mortimer, will always find more than
the ordinary welcome in the hearts
and homes of Lake Weir people.
Miss Alice Ballou of Naverville, I1L,
who has been a winter guest at "The
Oaks." departed Saturday morning for
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. E. Thompson and
two children and Mrs. Thompson's
mother, Mrs. Pinkham, who have been
enjoying life at Blair Villa, Woodmar,
the past three months, departed Snn Snn-day
day Snn-day noon for their Qulncy, I1L, home.
Miss Alice Ballou of "The Oaks" at-
tended the ball at Leesburg Thursday
Misses Maud Mcintosh and Lillian
Bailey of Ocala have been guests of
Mrs. Anna Martin at Oak Knoll on
Broadway, the past week.
Mr. J. G. Lege, one of the directors
of the Lake Weir Tacht Club, was in
Ocala Saturday on business pertain pertaining
ing pertaining to the club.
Mr. D. S. Woodrow, Mrs. Woodrow
and Miss Blair Woodrow were among
the Sunday arrivals from Ocala. They
will spend a week at their lovely
home Blair Villa, Woodmar. They
as their guests Misses Janet and Es Esther
ther Esther Weathers and Mr. Louis Chazal,
Jr. .' y
Mr. Z. C Chambliss. of the Munroe
& Chambliss Bank, Ocala, accompanied
by Mrs. Chambliss will arrive at East
lake Wednesday and spend some time
at The Oaks. The return of this gen genial
ial genial couple is welcomed by the lake
residents. ...
Mrs. Lillian Williams and son and
Miss Viola Scott of Ocala have been
the guests the past week of .Mrs. Al Albert
bert Albert Conkey. Mr. and Mrs. Conkey
and little daughter will leave' Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday for Ocala where they will be
irnaets rif tViA9A fiiATi1a fnr. a Taw davs
! T
from which place they will sail Mon-
day for' their new home in New. Hamp Hampshire.
shire. Hampshire. The best wishes of their Lake
Weir friends go with them.
Mr. Harry Fausett, wife and child
were Monday arrivals from Ocala.
They are pleasantly domiciled In. their
cottage near Mr. Geo. E. Snow's while
Mr. Fausett superintended some spring
work in their five-acre grove.
Mr. J. E. Klock, of Kramer & Klock,
real estate agents, accompanied by his
wife, young son and daughter. Miss
Dorothy, were over Sunday visitors at
Eastlake. Mr. Klock recently pur purchased
chased purchased Rose Cottage and is very much
pleased with the beauties of the lake.
One of the jolliest of "April 1st"
surprises was perpetrated on Mr, John
F. Kean of tne Lakeside Hotel, and
his dancing class at their regular
Monday night meeting, when the north
side young people, not members of the
class, sailed the lake and took pos possession
session possession of. tutor, class and room. The
north, side young people brought their
own musicians and a most enjoyable
time is reported. Dancing continued'
until a late hour. An Ocala auto party,
enjoying the beatuiful moonlight by
the lake, was also beguiled into stop stopping
ping stopping by the north side crowd.
The beautiful moonlight nights have
been enjoyed by the motor boat own owners
ers owners on the lake. The weather condl-
tions the past week have been ideal
and many nappy parties nave sailed
the placid waters. Numerous auto
parties from Ocala have also added in interest
terest interest to the occasion.
A party of eleven from Leesburg
will move to Eastlake as soon as pos possession
session possession of cottages can be secured.
Summerfield, April 3. Last Friday
evening, Mrs. Lu Dillard gave a sup supper.
per. supper. in honor of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Dil Dillard,
lard, Dillard, who were married last Thurs Thursday.
day. Thursday. The supper was quite an elab elaborate
orate elaborate affair. Among those who were
present to extend congratulations to
the happy couple were: Mr. and Mrs.
T. W Dillard, Mrs. Annie May Mc Mc-White,
White, Mc-White, Misses Pearl Dillard and Daisy
Davis, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Davis, W. F.
Bozeman. O. C. Stoops, Walter Blair
and all of Mrs. Lu Dillard's grand grandchildren.
children. grandchildren. E. W. Creider of Levon. who Is one
of our new settlers, was a visitor on
last Saturday morning.
W. A. McFarland, who is working
for Jos. W.-Pavis, was a visitor to our
office last Saturday. Mr. McFarland
is from Winchester. Tenn.
S. U. Campbell was an Ocala visitor
this week.
Oak Vale, April 3. We are having
real summer weather now. Every Everything
thing Everything is putting on new growth.
Mr. and Mrs. C, W, Boyer and little
son, Douglass, spent Sunday very
pleasantly with Mr. and Mrs. W. H.
Mrs. T. N. Smith and niece, Mrs,
Will Bradley and little daughtes,
Louise of Waeahoota. spent Friday af afternoon
ternoon afternoon with Mrs. Smith's niece, Mrs.
C. S. Mims.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Brltt made a
pleasant trip to Ocala and Anthony
last week and returned Sunday eve evening.
ning. evening. Mr. W. H. Anderson and daughter.
Miss Sallie, made a quick trip to
Gainesville Saturday. Mr. Anderson
says owing to the heavy rains we
have been having the crops and roads
are fine.
Mr. Karl Smith of Willlston spent
Saturday night and Sunday with Em Emmet
met Emmet and Henry Anderson.
Mr. M. D. Clancy made a business
trip to Flemington last Saturday.
Mr. Oliver Mathews of Flemongton
was a business caller to our midst
Friday morning.
Tour druggist will refund money If
PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure any
case of Itching. Blind, Bleeding or Pro Protruding
truding Protruding Piles in f to 14 days. 50c.
Odd Fellows meet tonight.


The ladies of this section are cordially Invite;! to
come in and look at the beautif nl new Dixxn iCccJ
and Trimmings; of alf the latest domestic and fcrc!jn
manufacture. -'

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The Spring line cl SEicco cn2 UczZzzz?
Now Complete.
Out '..Mr.-Ben Rheinauer spent a month in the mar markets
kets markets a ni has surpassed all former efforts in the : va-,
riety and loveliness of the goods bought for the :
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&sry of Interpolations in the
Easter Anthem
ERKINS sat beside Miss
Lewis in the choir. Per Perkins
kins Perkins sang baritone, and
she sang alto. Thej had
sang in the choir for two
years, and naturally it was
a polite act at the first for him to ef-fer-to
escort her home after choir
This got to be a habit with him,
until one evening he experienced a
peculiar shock. Another man appear appeared
ed appeared at the choir rehearsal and listened
with evident enjoyment to the sing singing,
ing, singing, and then calmly walked away
with Miss Lewis.
Shocks of this sort are salutary to
the young man in lore. Without them
he takes the affair in too much of a
matter- of course way. He simply
drifts. ;
The drifting lover Is not a satisfac satisfactory
tory satisfactory one to a girl. The tide of his af affection
fection affection may be smooth enough, but it
does not get anywhere. Women. like
the ambitious, aggressive man.
And certainly, from the feminine
standpoint, : aggressiveness and ambi ambition
tion ambition are never more aptly exercised
than In. the effort to win her hand.
Winning a hand is different from hold holding
ing holding it as though It were Inherited
- The other man was Holllcker. Hol Hol-llcker
llcker Hol-llcker was a man -who formulated a
campaign as soon as he decided upon
its object.
Consequently he had maneuvred so
that Perkins had had mighty few mo moments
ments moments with Miss Lewis.
And she enjoyed it. No matter how
much a girl thinks of a man, she must
enjoy his desperation and despair
when he sees another man apparently
winning her away from him. It 13 this
elusiveness in woman nature that con constitutes
stitutes constitutes a large part of her human na nature;
ture; nature;
u Perkins wanted to propose now,
badly -enough. But he needed the
chance. This Easter morning when
the choir arose to sing the anthem he
looked over the congregation and he
gritted his teeth when he saw Hol Holllcker
llcker Holllcker sitting right in the Lewis pew.
Mechanically he took up his part of
the anthem, and as he sang an in inspiration
spiration inspiration came to him. He and, Miss
Lewis bad sort of a recitative .second
f part ,tQ the solo during most of the
anthem. The soprano carried the air
and held all the attention of the audi-
ence, and the deep tones of the organ
effectually hid the words the baritone
and Miss Lewis sang.
Instead of the words on the page "be "before
fore "before him he touched her elbow with
his and softly sang:
"Am I never to have a chance
Never to have a chance
A chance to speak to you alone V
She glanced at him almost with
alarm. She could not believe she had
heard him aright. He returned her
glance and again sang:
"I mean what I say.
Listen to fine,
For I am deeply
Am deeply in earnest this morning."
With another glance, of understand understanding
ing understanding this time, she sang:
"What in the world -What
in the world
What in the world do you mean?"
Perkins waited until It was his time
to Bing again and then he leaned a bit
toward her and sang:
"You know very well
You kno wvery well"
She took up her part of the anthem
in her mellow alto tones at once with:
"I can't Imagine
Can't imagine
What do you mean?"
It was the moment for the choir to
swing Into the finale. The organ was
booming and the singers were begin beginning
ning beginning to fortissimo passages. Perkins
l Will I Will But Do Not Kiss Me
Here Not Here."
slipped his hand under the book and
caught her fingers In his. He sang:
"This Is my only chance
- Say that you will wed me. m m-O,
O, m-O, say that you win wed me.
Will wed me."
There was an answering pressure
on his fingers, and with a demure
smile on her lips she answered:
-1 win
I wiu wiu-But
But wiu-But do not kiss me here
Not here.",
Aa the congregation was leaving



To the .Democratic "Voters of Marion
Coontr: I hereby announce mjrselt a
candidate -for representative from this
county to the next legislature, and so so-lic't
lic't so-lic't the support of the voters, prom promising,
ising, promising, if elected,, to represent the peo people
ple people in all measures looking"' to their
vrelfare. Edwin. Spencer, Jr.
To the Democratic Voters ot Mar Mar-Ion
Ion Mar-Ion County, Florida: I have decided to
become a candidate in the coming pri primary
mary primary for member of the next legisla legislature,
ture, legislature, and solicit and will appreciate
voar support. Respectfully,
W. J. Crosby.
Cltra, Fla., Feb. 28.
To the Democratic Voters of Marlon
County: I announce myself as a can candidate
didate candidate for re-election to the office of
sheriff of Marion county, subject to the
democratic primaries, to be held on the
30th day of April, 1912, and respectful
ly, solicit the support of the people of
Marion county.
Trusting that my record has been
suoh that it will warrant "your sup support
port support in the future, I am.
Yours very respectfully, .e ;
John P. Galloway.
To the Democratic Voters of Marion
County: I hereby announce myself as
a candidate for the office of county
Judge of Marlon county, subject to the
democratic primary to be held on th
30th day of April, and in so doing I am
not unmindful of the fact that I am
personally unknown to many of the
voters of the county, but for the reason
that I have not the money to make an
active canvass of the county, I shall
content myself with placing my name
before the people as best I can. I have
no mnuentiai or wealthy rriends or
relatives on whom to rely for support
in furthering my candidacy, but rely
entirely on the wishes of the people as
expressed at the polls, should they see
fit to honor me with the office, I shall
endeavor to fully compensate by faith
ful attention to the duties of the of
flee, should they see nt to reiuse me
the office, I shall accept their choice
without criticism, as my struggles and
disappointments in life have been too
many to allow it to deter me in my
efforts to meet with success in my
chosen profession, I am not a politic
ian within, the meaning of one con
staitfly seeking an office, and am now
asking for office 'only for the reason
that I feel capable of filling It to the
satisfaction of all, and that it will ma materially
terially materially aid me in many ways in my
profession. :
I assure those who see fit to support
mc of my sincere appreciation.
Respectfully submitted,
Wm. M. Gober.
I am a candidate for county Judge of
Marion county, subject to thef,demo thef,demo-cratlc
cratlc thef,demo-cratlc primaries. During tne last
three years, while I worked ag.. book bookkeeper
keeper bookkeeper during the day, I studied law
at night and January las I went Oe Oe-fore
fore Oe-fore the supreme court and was ex ex-anjnetf
anjnetf ex-anjnetf upon twenty-three branches of
American law (one of which was Am American
erican American law of administration) and was
admitted to practice law in; all the
courts of Florida. This fact will as assure
sure assure you that, I am competent to per perform
form perform all the duties of county judge.
. Now, my friends and fellow democrats,-
I ask you to take the trouble to
inquire as to who and what I am, and,
if from these inquiries, you are satis satisfied
fied satisfied that I am competent and merit
your support, I will appreciate your
confidence and will. If elected to the
office of county judge, never betray
your trust. W. E. Smith.
To the Democratic Voters of Marion
County: At the earnest solicitation of
many of our people, I announce my myself
self myself a candidate for re-election as clerk
of the circuit court for Marion county.
I am not unmindful of the kindness
shown me in the past, and the splendid
vote heretofore given me, for which, as
you know, I have always been grate grateful.
ful. grateful. If you again elect me, I will give
my best ability (gained from exper experience)
ience) experience) to the discharge of the many
duties of the office. With assurance
to all, of my kindest feeling for past
favors, I again solicit your influence
in my behalf. S. T. SIstrunk.
I respectfully state to the people of
this county that I am a candidate for
the nomination for clerk of the circuit
court in the coming primary and
solicit their support. P. H. Nugent.
I am a candidate for re-election, be believing
lieving believing 'the people of Marlon' county
know tWat no1 matter what "a' man's
ability may be, it will require years of
experience to make him a good asses assessor,
sor, assessor, and I am sure that you never
voted for a man in your life whoap whoap-preciated
preciated whoap-preciated your support more highly or
tried harder to deserve It.
' Alfred Ayer.
To my friends who supported me in
the campaign of two years ago, I ex extend
tend extend thanks, and with the best of feel feeling
ing feeling toward those who expressed their
preference otherwise, I agan respect-
HomcKer came 10 miss Lewis ana
"I must congratulate you on the ex expression
pression expression you gave to your part of the
music this morning."
"So must I," Perkins declared. "And
while you are about it, you might as
well congratulate us both."
An Easter Thought.
His wife's clothes are an index to a
man's prosperity," says the succinct
"Lots of times they are an index to
chapters that no longer exist," replies
the man with the thoughtful eyes.
Rhode Island Red eggs
laying strain. $1 per 15.
cock. Star office.
from heavy
Q. E. Pea-
Marquisette dresses at FisheVs.

fully, present my name ta ou as a- eza- r

aidate for the ofSce 01 tax asses fcr
Marion jconntjt: v -T'-J :-
My record for "the- past twenty-el-nt
years 13 before you.- and If the. smm
Justifies you In casting a vote my. way.
I assure you thar It wilt be duly ap appreciated,
preciated, appreciated, and know that you wUl
never have cause to regret It.
It would afford me great pleasure to
make a personal canvass and meet
you in your homes, but time mad means
forbid, therefore will leave my claim In
your hands for your worthy considera
tion. ..
All I ask of you is to be given a
chance, and I will prove to you that It
does not require years of experience to
become a good assessor. It Is unfair to
measure my corn in some other's half-
bushel, besides a new broom does sweep
mighty clean, j James R. Moorhead.
To the Democratic Voters of 4 Mar Mar-Ion
Ion Mar-Ion County: I hereby announce my myself
self myself a candidate for re-election to the
office of tax collector of Marlon coun county,
ty, county, and I promise. If elected, to con continue
tinue continue to discharge the duties of said
office to the best of my ability.
Appreciating past favors and solicit soliciting
ing soliciting your support in the approaching
primary, I am. Yours very truly,
W. L. Colbert
To the White Democratic Voters of
Marion County, Fla.: I hereby announce
my candidacy for re-election to the of office
fice office of county treasurer.
-Having been appointed by the gov governor
ernor governor on recommendation of the demo democratic
cratic democratic executive committee to fill out
Mr. Pasteur's term of office. I have
given the office my closest personal at
tention in order to save the county all
interest possible, and I will appreciate
an endorsement of my past record by
the people of Marion county.
Very respectfully,
John M. Graham.
I hereby' announce myself a candi
date for the office of treasurer of Ma
rion county, subject to the rules of the
democratic party, and ask my friends
for their support, Respectfully,
Ocala, Fla. CM. Livingston.
I have decided to become a candl
date for the office of county treasurer
of Marion county, and I ask the sup'
port of the voters of the county for
this position. Believing that the sal
ary is more than enough for the work
entailed, I pledge myself that If I am
elected .to the office, I will give one-
half of the sum the office pays, what whatever
ever whatever that amount may be, to the board
of public instruction of the county, to
be used in the schools of the county.
feel that I am In every way qualified
to fulfill the duties of the office.
Ocala, Fla. T. A. Cobb.
To the democratic electors In the
approaching primary election: I am a
candidate for nomination for a second
term as superintendent of public in
struction for Marion county.
I shall be glad to discuss freely any
feature of the administration of the
office with any person at any time or
I know that conditions are now such
that I could largely Increase the ef
ficiency of the supervision over what
has been possible In the past.
If you feel that our school interests
would be served by my re-election, I
shall be grateful for your support.
Very respectfully yours,
J. H. Brlnson.
I am a candidate for county superin
tendent of public instruction, subject
to the democratic primaries.
I am a graduate of Transylvania
I have taught successfully for twen
ty years In Marion county.
I am confident I can improve the
supervision of our county schools.
If you think so, vote for me.
P. Wilson Green.
I respectfully announce myself for
re-election to the office of county sur
veyor for Marlon county, subject to
the action of the democratic primaries
of April 30. W. A. Moorhead.
To the Democratic Voters of Marion
County, Florida: I hereby announce
myself as a candidate for county sur surveyor
veyor surveyor for Marion county, subject to the
democratic primaries, to be held on the
30th day of April, 1912, and respectful respectfully
ly respectfully solicit the support of the people of
Marion county. Yours truly,
R. "W. Ferguson.
I hereb announce myself a candi candidate
date candidate for the office of supervisor of
registration of Marion county, subject
to the action of the LdemocratIc party.
I have had experience in the office,
understand the work, have been for
forty-seven years a consistent demo democrat
crat democrat and ask for your support.
Ocala, Fla. J. A. Tucker.
I am .a candidate for the office of
supervisor of registration, subject to
the wishes of the voters In the demo democratic
cratic democratic primary. Respectfully.
Cotton Plant, Fla. D. M. Barco.
At the request of many voters In the
precinct, I have decided to again be a
candidate for the office of county com commissioner
missioner commissioner from this, the first commis commissioner's
sioner's commissioner's district of Marion county, sub subject
ject subject to the action of the democratic
primaries. I believe, as many other
business men do, that a man can do
more and better work for his county
'during the second term of office on the
board of county commissioners, than" Is
possible during hl3 first term. I ask
the voters for their support and prom promise
ise promise thi? people to put my best efforts
into the administration" of this Import Important
ant Important office. Respectfully.
C. (Ed) CarmlchaeL
I wish to announce to the democratic
voters of district No. 1 that I am a
candidate for a member of the board
of county commissioners for Marlon
county from said district, subject to
the democratic primary election to be
held April 30, 1912. Your support will
be appreciated and if I am elected I
will promise you to do my full duty as
a commissioner. R. B. Me Iter L




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"And go quickly and tell His disciples that He

is risen from tne aeao. aiuicw xx-nu,
I UKe to thinK that bud and bloom
And rass and leaf
Are symbols) of the empty tomb,
' Of ended tfrieC
I UKe to thbih of Him tbat He
Is risen Jiere,

And that Hla presence we may
Each wafting year.
For Heaven la eo very fari

We cannot reach
The nearest little guarding star
By sight or speech
Dut when the day is gladdened by
This clearer blue.
Then Heaven is not far and high
From me and you.

I fain would thinhHe breathes above
The grass and trees 1
His heart that throbs with human love
AwaKens these
And lilies pure as acolytes
Their censers swing,
Vhlle all the meadowlands and heights
Are worshipping.
So m this thought of mine I find
In stone and clod
And hedge and lattice blossom-twined,
, The breath of God.
And yonder in the growing wheat
And fallow lands
I see the path that Knew Hz feet
WorK of His txan.d9.
And so from every bird that sings
I hear the voice
That one supernal message brings
"Arise I Rejoice I
I UKe to thinK of Him that He
Is risen here.

And that His presence we may
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(OopTTlsbtt UU, tor W. O. Cbftpmaa.)

of Easter

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HIS day of Christian Joy
is world-wide In its ob observance.
servance. observance. From sea to
sea, from x the frozen
North to the equally
frozen South,

The world Itself keeps Easter Day;
And Easter larks are singing.
And Easter flowers are blooming gay.
And Easter buds are springing.
Alleluia, Alleluia."
Sometimes that observance falls
short in the true meaning of the sea season
son season that symbolizes to the Christian
a 'risen Lord, and hope of immortality.
Like our Christma:. celebrations, the
religious side of Eastertide is o'er o'er-shadowed
shadowed o'er-shadowed by the social.
. The change from the solemn peni penitential
tential penitential week just past to the joyous joyous-ness
ness joyous-ness and light and color of Easter
morn has for most of ns too little of
religious element.
Even though we join the throngs
surging the churches and revel in the
Easter flowers that bank the altars,
and join in the Easter carols of praise,
we fall far short of realizing what a
lack of Easter would have meant to
The world is a better place to live
in because of Eastertide. Though the
spiritual side of us be but poorly devel developed
oped developed the material should rejoice in
the blessings and comforts bestowed
by the ages-old belief in the jisen
Lord. x
What ,the world would have been
without Easter; what women would
have been we can but faintly imagine.
Without the hope that sprang from
that open grave in far-away Judea, life
would lack a high Incentive to purity,
truth and love for our neighbor.
If this were all; If with the ebbing
of life there were no hope of a "be "beyond;!
yond;! "beyond;! then would selfishness and
pleasure reign supreme, the law of
might would prevail, and this world
be a. worse place than It is for the
poor,, the sick, and the lowly.
If we 'cannot wholly approve of the
world's, method of observing Easter
and the days immediately preceding it,
the Exster festival with its curious ob observances
servances observances have an interest in that
however feej)ly, they draw universal
attention to the day of the risen
. Odd points of resemblance
seen in many of these observances,
and Uke many of the great days of
the church, the customs associated

with it have Deen drawn rrom pagan
Easter is a time of joy and gladness,
for it comes in the spring, when, ac according
cording according to pagan belief. Nature awoke
from the winter death sleep and ev everything
erything everything breathed of life and hope.
Therefore there is a common note of
joy in Easter celebrations, whether it
be among the cool-headed Anglo-Saxon,
the undemonstrative Scandinavian,
or the intense, passionate Latin races.
But perhaps nowhere Is the spirit
of the day more emphasized than In
Russia, where when at the stroke of
midnight on Easter Eve, the priest
announces to the kneeling multitude;
"He is risen," the congregation bursts:
into unanimous response, "He is
risen, indeed," and joy in the blessed

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During all of Easter Day. the Rus Russian
sian Russian peasants' visit among : their
friends, exchanging the joyous greet greeting
ing greeting with each acquaintance, "Christ Is
risen," to which .the other responds,
"He is risen, indeed!" followed by the
triple kiss on either cheek and fore forehead.
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a new life. On the round of visits each
guest presents a colored egg to the
hostess, receiving one in return, with
refreshments thrown in.
In most Christian countries the joy
of Eastertide is shown in music and
flowers. Every church makes special
preparation for the great day, but
probably nowhere in the world is such
music heard as in St. Peter's, in Rome,
of which Mrs. Humphry Ward has giv given
en given us so impressive a description in
Besides the flower-banked churches
the newer custom of marking Easter Eastertide
tide Eastertide with flowers In the window of
each house is one of much beauty and
symbolism. When in palace and tene tenement
ment tenement alike there is, a common bond of
commemorative Easter flowers to
greet the passer-by, the classes cannot
be so far apart as the pessimist
In Catholic countries the Joy of Eas Easter
ter Easter is less impressive than the solemn
observances of Good Friday. The
churches are thronged with reverent
worshipers, thfe procession commemo commemorative
rative commemorative of the Crucifixion, the burning
of Judas in effigy, so common a prac practice
tice practice in Portugal, Greece, Mexico and

South American countries, all bear j

witness that despite scoffers the story
of The Cross .with the joyous Resur Resurrection
rection Resurrection is not deemed a myth.
It is said that Portuguese sailors in
whatever port they may be ,on Good
Ftlday at sundown commit Judas to
the waves as the sailors sing the An An-gelus.
gelus. An-gelus. And there are those who say
Christianity is passing.
Less religious in its symbolism Is
the universal Easter-egg, beloved of
Young America with his Easter bas basket
ket basket or Easter hunt this morning, does
not think that the Parsee children
have eggs distributed to them at their
spring festival; that the small Hun Hungarians
garians Hungarians sprinkle their girl friends with
rosewater and in return receive gifts
of eggs; that French children In coun country
try country districts will today make a round
of .visits begging for red eggs; while
the little Russians will, for every gift
of a red egg, set free a caged, canary.
The Easter bunny is another cus custom
tom custom borrowed from Pagan times; as
the hare was associated with the moon
and new life.
It may be from the firm belief of
small Germans that if-they are very
good the white hare will steal into the
house on Easter Eve and hide beauti beautiful
ful beautiful colored eggs, that young Americans
feel their Easter celebration is incom incomplete
plete incomplete without their bunnies, toy or real,
candied or painted.
A curious, but less common belief is
that the sun dances with joy as it
rises oh the day of Resurrection. Our
forefathers utilizing pagan worship of
the sun taught that in it was seen
an emblem of the Sun of Righteous Righteousness
ness Righteousness risen on Eastern morn. There
are certain parts of Europe, where to today
day today the people rise early to climb the
hill to wateh for this phenomenon.
: However, it may be kept, whether
with heartfelt worship or perfunctory
following of long custom, this Easter
morning finds the world united in cele celebration
bration celebration of that great day that brought
joy and hope to a small band of men
and women, weeping for a lost leader
whom they called The Christ until
their faith was tested by the dire trag tragedy
edy tragedy of the Cross.
The joy of that long gone Easter
morn has grown with the ages, until
Its radiance is felt the world over,
even by those who do not call them themselves
selves themselves believers in the "Risen Lord."


Real Easter Service.
- An Easter service should produce a
resurrection of the thought and feel feelings;
ings; feelings; to do this there should be no
discords. From the beginning to the
end there should be a constant up uplift.
lift. uplift. The decorations of the altar
should be more than mere decora decorations,
tions, decorations, they should be a suggestion.

I-. .. ...
i m

t (IT MAY NEVER C0Lffi)V-;'! V;ju

No money, you say ?

cyci xiixiicl: uiiiL- we wui nnii

money at 5 per: cent; andyou caii j&ay tis 11 :J
just as you now are paying rent tivilv vdi:r:

feel more like paying out your 'saSev

manner because y ou know that evohjr fr?
it is going towards paying for this kstee o2 y:c
own. : ; TX--" -:

-r wmua Awu.a maw IflrtnJlilCt. J

equated would amount to $10.48 per VSc iGEi i
this amount covers both PRINCIPilfexaKji HK HK-TEREST.

With a saving of 35, cents a day you:an pa"

back a 1 housand Dollar loan. 7
Why pay rent? Why pay a much Binder rafe
of interest on a note or mortgage ekkiare? r


Get yourself out of the rent payin jclass imb
the property owner class.. Bfe indepsnflerit
Our literature explains the plan iiilly, it is
free for the asking, write TO-DAY. ; ;
THE GUARANTEE llstt m'fev; '.

Incorporated under the State Laws of Jlorida.
Home Office Third Floor Cnrry Building. Phone 982.


,1 -.

J. M. MEFFERT, President.
J. K. CHRISTIAN", Vice President

; W. D. CARN, Cec'y cd Iaar.
J. H. TATXOIlt TrerTcr.


We Manufacture a Superior Fertil-
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iue acnpiure sexecuons ana tne
hymns should all bear in one direc direction;
tion; direction; the music should never over overwhelm
whelm overwhelm the thought, but encourage it.
The sermon should be filled with the
Holy Ghost. The Easter service
should be a unit. Universallst Leader.

. The Dubious Sort.
To fads and fads
There's Just no end.
But the man with scads
Ne'er lacks d friend.
And He Beat It.
T will give you your dinner if youll
beat those rugs," said the woman with
the gingham apron, at the back door.
"Ah, madam," replied the wanderer,

his hat in his hand, "those rugs ares
really and truly beautiful exquisite. I
don't think they possibly could be!


On his way homeward from the shop
where he toiled at his daily vocation
Mr. Billiger McSwat, carrying into ef effect
fect effect a stern and sinister purpose he
had cherished for months, stopped at
a barber shop and had a portion of his
beard removed.
Half an hour later he entered the
humble dwelling which, in bristling
defiance of newspaper style cards, he
called his home.
Mrs. McSwat was sitting in an easy
chair and gazlnz pensively at the fire
that burned cheerfully, but economic economically,
ally, economically, in the grate.
"Lobellia, my dear," he said, "look
at me."
She arose to her feet and looked
at him.
Then she sank back nervelessly into
the easy chair.
During the 20 years of their married
life, as it may be necessary to ex explain,
plain, explain, sinking nervelessly into chairs
had been one of Mrs. McSwat's lead leading
ing leading specialities. i
. "Billiger," she gasped, we never
can live up to that pair of side whiskers"

The Eyes and the Nose.
It was Pat's first attendance at a j
meeting. When the chairman an-1
nounced as the result of a vote that

there were 42 noes to 21 ayes. Pat
began to fidget in his seat and then
got up and started for the platform.
"Sit down, there yelled the chair chairman
man chairman :--
"No, begorra!" said Pat, "not until I
look this audience in the face. I want
to see them humans what, has more
noses than eyes."- Judge's Library.


Following are tst a Few of the Thousands cf
Articles Carried in oar Great Ffffnftcre, HanJvarc,
Hoase Famishing and General Scpply Stors. cris
in and look the stock over, yot wfll 'find many
things yotf want. : :
For the Office C ; ;
Roll and Flat Top Desks, Typewriter Desks, Stenographer's
Desks, Office Chairs, Stools, Sofas, Etc v'-; --'.r' --: ',
Handsome Round or Square Extension Tables, Dinlns Chairs,
Rugs, Sideboards and Chiffoniers, Bonffets, China Closets, ChJaa'
Dinner Sets, Lamps, Fine Table Idnen, Etc '-'r:

Parlor Fiiitiire

Handsome Mahogany, Oak, Willow or Mission Chairs, Etrtit
Backed or Rockers, Tables, Sofas, Lamps, Rags and Carpets, Pic'
tores. '... ' "-
Bedrckxiri Fuiture
Beautiful Dressers and Wash Stands in Golden Oak, Blrdaeye
Maple or 3Iahogany. Beautiful Iron and Crass Beds In over Vtttj
Different Varieties and Prices. Rugs and Slatting, Chiffoniers 9d
Wardrobes, Toilet Sets, Blankets, Comforts and Linens.
For The Paiitry aaid Kitclieh
Handsome Refrigerators and Ice Chests in Several Different
Makes and Styles and any Size or Price Desired. Stoves and Ranges
in Father Wood or Oil Burners. Kitchen Cabinets and Tables.
Hardware Department
, Anything Desired in Silverware for the Table, CntSerjr andr
Sissors in our Hardware Department; Shotguns, Rifles and Aorta-.
nition; Fire Sets, Screens and bona, Etc
Carriage and Harness. Dept.
Buggies, Carriages and Wagons for all Purposes, Harness, Sad- ;.
Domestic and Imported, Art Squares, Mattings, Etc, in the Codsry.
dies. Lap Robes, Whips and Everything for the none or Vehicle. 1
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. i II r:,;:t3 tx prr cent i:-;rst Spa a dslx f.r yctf. lf
j t-r: tt ti-itizi tLLi Hlx: Iitcry tell us t.t Oi cf
" :n tttrt U tlctory cf,t Allies at Waterls 13 tie eLslza cf
. 3t Caxtle ctes by James tleDowell an 3 Jofca Crtiau It was.
1 Cut the result hare bee n marvelous as w liti taeXjOver the the-years,
years, the-years, Phil D. Armour fcaew the Talc cf UtCi t-irrx Tr
: tiiJ everything but the last breath of a hog utilizes the wt in
-lecture cf fcy-produets'made lilm wealthy. The- sieia fcer y titi titi-j
j titi-j Crr-r la tLa. lsak la the dati eared Holland from; 4xtmctisa.
:;j tl water ea a stone makes so r Impression the 'eonsaat ;4rlp
r.zy tie rU-a- The little point on the auger 'prepares the trty for
2 bore J k&la. A single grain of corn produces from one to two per-;
ra. And so the little dime la a part of a dollar. Dollars at interest
: diilars just as surely as the seed sown on rlcS ground brings forth
aiant harvest. Then sare the DIME! Watch It grow. ; v

....-."." '' : :'"-'..f r ;:
jtfon & IMac Co.


!r 3 and Pressing : Neatly Done
11 work called for and delivered,
-.iction or no pay 29 West Broad Broad-r
r Broad-r opposite Mitchell's Pharmacy.

m Tin--

V L :

r::rn, Ala. In a Utter from thla
: trs. Carrie May saya: "A short
; ;ii3t CC5, X commenced ta hare weak
.yJiLi cad neadachea, 1 felt bad aU
tls, and coon grew bo bad I
cilla't ctaynp Itlant twoulddle.
At lut oy husband got me a TxtUe
CdrizV and it helped tne; so he got
; nore. After I tad taken the
lizz1 bsttle, I was entirely ..well. :
I rlx mrr lady, tuSerlns from
trrrr.'.z, trouble, would try CarduL
It 13 C.5 best medicine I know of. It
Cln more good than anything I erer
Cirdal la : a "woman's tonic a
- Ctrcrtienlns ; medicine for women,
zizt, frcta lnsredisnta that act spe spe-CZszZXj
CZszZXj spe-CZszZXj on the womanly organs, and
help to build up the womanly con
ctltutlon to glowlns good health.
5 a Temedy for woman's ills, it has
o crrcessful record of orer 50 years.
; Xczx drussist sens Jt.' Please try It
- tl.-rT7rUe to: Ladles Adhrtwry Dept.. Chtte
: r Midae Co.. Chattanooga, Tenn., for SpecuU

-Zioat maa M-page book, noot ire'



Remember the day outing on the
water Sunday. The City of Ocala- Is
appointed to clear -from Silrer epringrs
for the Oklawaha rirer excursion at t
a. m. The Ocala Northern train leaves
the Ocala Seaboard station at 1:19 a.

m. Fare for round trip on vessel Is 50
cents. Return in Silver Sprtng at

4:30 p. m. Albert Anson Graham.
To separate a 'boy from a box of Buck

len's Arnica Salve. His pimples, boils,
scratches, knocks, sprains and' bruises

demand it. and Its quick relief for
burns, scalds, or cuts is his right.' Keep
It handy for boys, also girls. Heals
everything healabls' and does it quick.
Unequaled for piles, Only 25 cents at
Tydings & Company.


i Eagles meet this evening.
. Masons meet tomorrow night.

Moose meet tomorrow evening.

Holeproof hosiery at Fishel's.

t Easter, millinery at Fishel's.

Is Light running?


Asft the other

Douglas shoes at Fishel's.
- Mr. Leslie Horrie is betted today,
having passed a restful night.

Flower seeds and bulbs of all kinds
at -Tydings & Co.

The city council convened last eve-

ningiin regular session with the fol following'
lowing' following' members present: R. R. CarrolL
J. H. Taylor, C R. Tydings. SfJ A.
Fauaett, E. T. Helvenston, F. G. B.
Weihe and a L. Livingston.
On motion of Mr. Helvenston, sec seconded
onded seconded by Mr. Tydings.- the council 'ad 'adjourned
journed 'adjourned till next Tuesday evening out
of respect to the memory of Its ex ex-niember,
niember, ex-niember, Mr. W. P. Edwards.


' Mr.- S. L Griggs is doing nicely at
the Ocala Sanitarium.

Alma Zada Face Powder Is the best
we have to offer at 50c the box. The
P6st Office Drug Stores.

: MaJ. JVC Hall left today for a visit

to Sumter, S. C.

Children's dresses at Fishel's.

Y. V, Roberts of Suffolk. Va., ws

at tne ucaia riou?e lasi nignt.

Get your .prescriptions niied by BecK
at the Court Pharmacy and know they

are right. y

The council haa Instructed the po-

tllce department to enforce the auto automobile
mobile automobile ordinance. This ordinance re

quires -drivers to blow their norns or
whittles wbeii crossing a street or

rounding a corner, xne maximum
speed is, fifteen miles an hour.

R JU Carter, City Marshal
- -

t ia pUia wrapper, on raquas

We have Jusl received a large ship

ment of fresh and reliable. bean, corn,
cuke, cantaloupe, tomato and s squash
seeds. These seeds are the best that

can be had and will give perfect .satisfaction.-'
Special prices made on large

quantities. Tydings & Co.


150 bushels, extra fine seed, fully

matured and gathered dry, f. o. 5.

Ocala $4 per bushel. See jsample at the

Ocala House Barbershop, where any
other Information can be had. Ster Sterling
ling Sterling : Hooper, owner.


The Hart Line steamers will leave

Silver Springs at z o'clock- every
day 'except .:' Monday. Tickets and

reservations at the office of Mr. W. W.
Condon. '.


5,000,000 feet, stumpage.
S orange groves at Lake Weir.
R.y L v Martin, Merchant's Block.


World Almanac, Issue of 1913, 35

cents each, on sale' at Ballard's news



A. W. Bleven and niece. Miss Josie
Bleven, of Cedar Falls, Ia., are at the
Ocala House.

" Scratch" and rubrub and scratch
vntll you feel as if you could almost
) tar the burning skin from your body
until it seems as If you could no
- lar -er .endure these endless dare: of

' awxul torture those terrible nights
cf deepleas acony. --,.--'"
? Then few drops of.'D. D. the
rfamous Ecxema Specific and. Oh! what
relief 1 The itch gone instantly! Com-
- fort and rest atlasti
D. D. D. is a rimple external' wash
- that eltansee ani heals the inflamed
- ckia as nothisr else can. A recognized
rrsiflev for Liasema, Psoriasis, Salt
' lJ-uxa or any other eiin trouble.
e can give you a full else bottle
of the genuine 1. D. D, remedy for
' ai.CO and if the very first bottle fails
' to give relief it will not cost you a
: e also can give you a sample bot
. tie for 25 cents. Why suffer another
; Ciy when you can get D. D.T
. Pcstof flee Drugstore and Annex, J. J.
. Cerlj. Proprietor.', ;


Things' never look bright to one

with "the blues c Ten to one the trou

ble is a sluggish liver, filling the sys

tem witn owous noison. tnat Dr. K.insra

' Qi-rffc.i

New Life Pills would expeL Try themew shirt waists at Fishel's.

Let, the joy of JSetter feelings end "the
blues." Best for stomach, liver and
kidneys. 25c. at Tydings &, Company.

J. B. Willis of Crystal Riyer was at

the Ocala House last night.

Easter novelties at Fishel's.
" Mr. F. M. Harp of Eureka was at

the Ocala House last night.

Miss Bessie Freeman, a pretty young
lady of Brooksville, was married Sun Sunday
day Sunday morning to Mr. Fred Smith, a Ma Marion
rion Marion county boy and a son of Mr. J. L.
Smith, a -solid merchant of Ocala and
Brooksville. The new-married couple
came to Ocala in an auto Sunday aft afternoon,
ernoon, afternoon, and, are making their home
with Mr. Smith's sisters, Mrs. J. W.
Johnson and Mrs. L. H. Pillans, in' the
third ward. Mr. Smith, who is an in industrious
dustrious industrious and capable young business
man, has a position in his father's big
store on North Main street.

Judge W. M. Gober and Mr. R. R.
Carroll went to Dunnellon this morn morning
ing morning to transfer the title to the Advo Advocate
cate Advocate plant to. the new owners, Messrs.

ndsay and Stafford.


Joseph Shuford has sold v his

house and lot on the corner of Osceola

avenue and South Second street, to

Mr. D.. S. Woodrow, and he and Mrs.

Shuford will remove to their countrv

lace on the Silver Springs road.

Messrs. T. T. Munroe and Z. C.
Chambliss left yesterday afternoon for
Key West, to attend the meeting of
the State Bankers' Association.

If yo'u are In a hurry for your pre

scriptions, try ; the Court Pharmacy's

quick delivery system.

B. E. Butler of Oldtown was at the

Colonial last night.

Holeproof hosiery at Fishel's:

R. C. Fussell of Coleman was at the

Colonial yesterday.;

FOR RENT Two large, nicely fur

nished rooms for young men. Inquire

at 53 South 4 th street.

Capt. Pat Randall of Connor was in

the city yesterday:

Children's dresses at Fishel's.
Thermos bottles for both hot and

cold fluids. Several sizes at TydJngs

& Co.

Mr. A. J. Brigance is making prep preparations
arations preparations to have a handsome little
cottage built on his lot in the south southeastern
eastern southeastern part of the city, near Mri J.
R. Moorhead's residence.'

Every Sakjeet le Ftafm

- Crewd are Ii


Anyone passing the Air- borne last

night would have thought that there

was an extra big feature "being shown
if Vhey had judged by the crowd." The
pictures were all features, but there
was no extra subject just the regu regular
lar regular runt-of -"service which is the -best
that comes into the state.,'
Tonight's program will be as fol follows:
lows: follows:
"An International Heart Breaker,"
"The Eskimos of Labrador." Inter

esting and instructive.'

"His Little Slipper.-- Comic ..
A Diamond in the Kougbt" A fine
western story.


. Reserved seats to the Ocala Choral
Club concert and Milo Deyo recitals at
the Temple Theater may be secured
by ticket holders without further ex expense
pense expense at the Court Pharmacy, be beginning
ginning beginning Tuesday, April 9th. The com committee
mittee committee will call on you with; both sea season
son season and single tiekets so please be
prepared to buy; liberally, as the ex expenses
penses expenses of bringing an artist to Ocala
is quite considerable. The Choral
Club has undertaken it at Its own ex expense
pense expense and has made the prices of tick tickets
ets tickets low in order to secure the largest
possible sale. Season tickets for the
two evenings will be $1. Single tick tickets
ets tickets for either evening will be 75 cents

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so Del v:z da tz 'czzj-Xz : j
Izzzs nzlz t:rc crc tvcrclli C5-C::

A :

" : H. D. STOKES. Cashier. :


Mr. J. J. Williams of Homosassa was
at the-Ocala House last night, on his
way home from a business visit to

With a total cash surplus of $1,215, $1,215,-000
000 $1,215,-000 in the state treasury Jan. 1, X912,
why should not our state taxes be re reduced?
duced? reduced? dw

Little Ellse Graham is better today,
A specialist was called from Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville yesterday and gives great eni
couragement for the little one's recovery.

Owing to the fact that Yonge's hall
will be occupied Friday evening by
the Ocala Chapter of the Eastern Star,
the meeting of the degree team W. O.
W. Is postponed to a date to be an announced
nounced announced later. R. N. Dosh. C. C.


On Thursday evening, April' 11th, at
the Temple Theater, the Ocala Choral
Clu will sing a number of choruses
from The Rose Maiden. The Rose
Maiden is very popular, adapted from
the German by R. E. Franeillon. com composed
posed composed by Frederick H. Cowen.


The Reading Club met yesterday

with Mrs. Walter Hood.

'House dresses. 98c. at Fishel's.

. Mr. Wilbur Smith went to Tampa
this afternoon.

Mr. Wheeler Avery, an aged gentle gentleman
man gentleman residing at Fort McCoy, was
drowned some time Monday in one of
the lakes near that town." He was
nearly eighty years old, and almost
blind. He accidently stepped Into the
lake, became confused, and In trying
to find his way to the shore walked
beyond his depth and was drpwned
before assistance could reach him. His
body was brought to Ocala yesterday
and taken in charge by Messrs. Mclver

& MacKay. The remains were interr interred
ed interred this morning in Greenwood ceme


Cook your next roast In a paper nag,
and get the bag from the Post Office
Drug Store. 25c the package.

Alf Oldfleld of Palatka
Ocala House.

is at the

Easter rabbits, eggs,' etc., at Fishel's.

Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Davenport of
Bellevlew were In the city today.

We do paperhanglng and decorating,
etc., as well. See Denno about it. Al-

Ivarez street.

Parker Luck Curve Fountain Pens
In any style or shape. A large-assortment
to select from at the Court Phar-

Miss Clara Modre has returned from

a visit to her sister, Mrs. E. C. Staley,

at Palmetto.

macy. :

Judge V S. B. Brewton, mayor of
Hinesyille,' Ga., derived such splendid
results from the use of Foley Kidney
Pills that he wants others to know
about it. He writes,.I have used Fo Foley
ley Foley Kidney Pills and' feel that I have
obtained great benefit from them and

I heartily recommend them to any

party suffering from kidney troubles
Sold by Anti-Monopoly Drugstore.

FOR" SALE: Eggs from pure English

white and brown penciled wing ducks.

well mated without. Inbreeding, and

best egg producers. One dollar for 12

(street. Ocala. Fla. 1

Cxyrt Ketfeal Ciiiattafe

gtartllac XSeawIta Obtalaea

New Tora rnoueands are taking
advantage of the generous offer made
ty the Woodworth Cow lltl Eroadway,
XTew York City, requesting an exserl exserl-csntal
csntal exserl-csntal package of Csrrlae, th great
c"'overy for asthma, ty.fsTef, lrc
;t ?j eurlng thcfT-j c tie r-t
"C"w-rn csea ro ;r-
CZ7P Isa'g.Tqn t;-r tta rr?r rr?r-171
171 rr?r-171 PTI"F seycre.ta
(;;xi-.ara; wifra'-7t;; W? c!?a
P,l pure yon. ; s ,
It yau haYd experlm?st?i with ath ath-C7
C7 ath-C7 treatments and bays f;d to
& cure do not'be dlsccsrxr4Jfct cii
' t?T tFll of this wondtrfnl truly mar mar--
- mar-- ;;Tlaa remedy- whish la a rr'.rrti.a
raipaund .discovered by a proJrsr
r J Vienna "University and is beUag
recommended by thousands-
rrntifim la hereby arlven to all credit-?

-1, Usatees. distributees and all other

-'in navmg oiaim wu einou
-t the estate of Adelaide B,
;n, decerned, to present sail
- v dulv croved to the undersigned

v me year from the date of the
,lictton of this notice to-wlti

. Is, .11, Kate B, Howell,
.IrUtratrix Estate Adelaide B.
'Mm - -

rlri to all eredlt-

. ..:3 and all other

-LrI demands
v r AH' : t L. Barber.

. u claims duly

: 1 TTitam one
1 f rit rublica-

.:: irauary

, A.rt I

If you eat, something which dls

agrees with you. don't let it work" its

own" way through. Its a slow process
and makes you feefbad. Get rid of it

quickly by taking a dose of HERBINE.

It drives out' impurities .in the atom

ach and bowels and you feel better

immediately. Price" 50c Sold by all


FOR RENT Four' room flat; also

cottage of seven rooms, electric lights
and bath; near primary, school.- Mrs.

R. D. Fuller.

"pur baby ctiesfor Chamberlain's

vougu tmeay,-; writes Jrs. T, B. Ken

driek, Rasaca. Ga. at is the best

cough, remedy on hf market for
coughs, colds and eroupv. Fp'r.sjle

au dea)ers..-

Mrs. IL R. RrRfon. of Brltton, Miss..

wishes gthers to v know what Foley's

Honey and Tar Compound has dqne
fop he? daughter. "Sometime ago my
daughter was 111 and threatened with

pneumonia. 4W tfied different medl

cnes but she seemed to be getting

worse. We then ; gave her Foley's
Honey aniS Tar Compound and it
cheeked the disease and eventually
eured her completely and we know Fo

ley's Honey- and Tar Compound saved
her life." Xold by the Anti-Monopoly
Drugstore. '

FOR RENT A furnished house, well

arranged, modern conveniences, splen
did water. Apply at 47 South Third


Mrs. E. L Carney will give a trail

party Tuesday morning, complimen

tary to Miss Pearson.

Mr. J. O. Hightower of Candler, can

didate for county commissioner from

that district, was In town today and
made us a pleasant business call.

Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Clark and two

children of Martel and Mrs. Clark's

mother, Mrs. B. P. Kelley of Columbia,

S. C, came Up from .Martel today and
left for Columbia, where Mrs. Kelley

will keep the children, for A month,
while Mr. and Mrs." Clark visit Hot
Springs, and after then' the entire
family will go to Hendersonville, N.'C,
for the summer.

Crosses of honor will be bestowed

on Confederate Veterans, descendants

and widows of veterans, on June 3rd

Application blanks may be obtained

from Mrs. J. H. Livingston. Notice is

hereby given that after November 1st,

1912, no crosses will be issued.


Mr. Milo Deyo has introduced an in

novation into his art recitals which Is
not only new, but extremely fascinat fascinating.
ing. fascinating. The hidden moon will be a spe special
cial special feature of Friday evening's, re recital,
cital, recital, at which Mr. Deyo will utilize
the entire evening.


The .new and handsome store room.

roomy and modern plate glass front.
Possession at once,, and can be fitted

up according to needs of tenant. An

pi? to Ocala Lumber & Supply Co.

Marquisette dresses at Fishers.



The library will be open from 3 to 5

every afternoon, except Saturday.


The Ocala Choral Club composed of
Ocala's best singers, will give its first
concert at the Temple Theater Thurs Thursday,
day, Thursday, April llth. in this 1 concert will
appear Mr. Milo Deyo, one of tbe most
celebrated pianists of the world. Note
what some of the critics have to "say
of this wonderful pianist:
Is a master of his instrument, and
should, have a most successful tour
throughout South Africa. Cape Argus
(Cape Town).
,A truly marvelous interpreter of the
masters. His performance last night
was "wonderful, one of the hest, if not
the best ever heard In Jacksonville.
Florida Times-Union.
A great interpreter of Chopin.
Brooklyn. Standard Union.

The Daughters of the Confederacy
will hold a rummage sale on" the 19th,
20thC and 22nd of this month. .. All

Xot CIreae Fever, Ed o Lc 1 &
- f etoe t fee f :tt'-- cSr-'
Weil mm Artl ;
No tested amusement -tatirrr:
earth has met with such crltl
praise and applause as fcis d: .r"

Greater European Shows. An ovatlcn

greets this clean and beautiful cr cr-ganixatlon
ganixatlon cr-ganixatlon at every point is its icil
tour. . 5 j
-From the genesis of" the show cztil
its present colossal perfection J ; tier
has not been a solitary season in wtiih
is has not led Its fellows in the xsltl- -plicity
and general excellence of Us
attractions and now It towers' above
and dwarfs all other tented exhibitions
in comparative Insignificance, and this
season it presents such an opulence of
sterling and meritorious attracticra
as to entitle it to be designated asa
vast amusement golconda whose won wondrous
drous wondrous wealth of entertainment Is un-!
limited and immeasurable. Sanger's
Greater European Shows are preli fie In In-leading
leading In-leading and sensational featcres, and
fully, equipped with' the finest "Stable
of horses and the most skillful' and -finished
bareback riders, gymnasts and
acrobats In the profession. The show -has
a large, well-ordered and well- -selected
menagerie, containing living. -vigorous
specimens of all that Is
strange, rare and curious within the ;
range of natural history, "and this

members are requested to bear this Royal Roman Hippodrome is a realist-

sale in mind and any aid from friends j Ic reproduction of that' of the days "of

of the chapter will .be greatly appre




A meeting of the O. E. S. chapter
will be held at Yonge's hall next Fri Friday
day Friday night at the usual hour. All
members are requested to attend..


The Baptist Sewing Circle will hold
a sale all day Friday, April 5th, at the
band stand in the court house yard,
of linens, waisj fronts, fancy articles
suitable for gifts; also cakes, candy
and Easter eggs. Orders for cakes
and eggs will be appreciated and re receive
ceive receive special attention.


the Imperial Caesar.

It may be said, however, that to
these always prominent and desirable
attractions have been added, for the
current season, many features o tu- -pendous
in magnitude, so overpower-
lng in unprecedented grandeur and Im Impress!
press! Impress! veness, and so enormous In the

expense necessary to this: production, production,-that
that production,-that the features mentioned, grand and

wonderful as they are, can at best play
but a. secondary part.

Don't forget the date.' -The shows

will appear at Ocala Tuesday, April

Mr. Richard Fomby came up from
Umatilla today, to see his brother,
Policeman Walter Fomby, who ac accidentally
cidentally accidentally shot himself a few days
ago. Mr. Fomby found his brother do doing
ing doing well and returned to Umatilla -on
the afternoon train-

Dr. and Mrs. Connally, Miss Con Con-nally
nally Con-nally and Mrs. H. W. Martin of At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta are at the Ocala House. They
arefriends of Dr. Walter Hood.

Men's Easter suits at Fishel's.

Can furnish from one setting tc

one thousand pure bred Rhode Island
Red eggs for hatching at $10 per

h ndred. Ed Carmichael. Octla.

The Temple Theater will re-open Its
picture show this evening, with sub-

JCC13 Sliuw 1115 1 a. uci nut w i. A
Mme. Rejane in some of their most fa-
mons annearances on the stage.

The Ocala Northern train had a

small accident at Fort McCoy yester yesterday
day yesterday afternoon. Nobody hurt and no
serious damage done butt the schedule
was disarranged for a couple of trains.

Mrs. Violet Powers will entertain

Monday morning for Miss Alta Pearson.

House dresses, 98c. at Fishel's.

When in Jacksonville stop with Mrs.

E. L. Maloney, at the Girard, No. 11

East Duval street, just off Main. Best

75c. room in the city.

Rev. W. H. Coleman returned today
from Eustis, where he attended a mis missionary
sionary missionary meeting.

Easter rabbits, eggs, etc., at Fishel's.

Yard Engineer Sapp of the A. C. L
is happy in the possession of a bigger
and stronger engine these days, but
doesn't know how long he will keep it.
Messrs. W. J. Crosby of Citra, W. T.

Henderson of Lynne and R D. McNair

of Palatka are at the Florida House.

RexaU Cold Tablets do the work.
Can. give you the formula if you like,

25c the package at the Post Office

Drug Stares.

FOR RENT One nice office room
adjoining my office over the Commer Commercial
cial Commercial Bank, Apply to Dr. L, F. Blalock.

The wife of Tony Maxey, colored.

died at the hospital Monday night.

and the remains were sent by V. B.

Keller to her old home for Interment

at Martin yesterday.

Easter millinery at .Fishel's.

.:- One of the most complete lines of
perfumes, soaps and cosmetics in the
state, at Tydings & Co.

Constipation, brings many ailments
In its action and Is. the primary cause
of much sickness. Bleep your bowels
regular,, madam, and you will escape
many, of the ailments to which .women
are subject. Constipation ; is a very
simple; thing, but like many simple
thing H j.rry .: lead., to serious conse conse-quence
quence conse-quence ;: Uature of ten needs a little
assistance and when Chamberlain's
Tablets are given at the ; first indica indication,
tion, indication, much distress and suffering may
be avoided. Sold by all dealers.

No. 3 Size Tomatoes, per can. .12c

7-Ponnd Sack Graham Flour. .30c

12-Pound Sack Graham Floor. .45c

7-Pound Sack Rye Flour. .... .30c.

12-Pd. Sack Whole Wheat Flour 45c,

7-Pd. Sack Whole Wheat Flour 30c




I am aeirtng at private Male the fur furniture
niture furniture of an eight-room bonne at 4S
South Pine street, Inelttdlng rnge,
piano,' kitchen' 6ieBRiii, '"etc. "r Every Every-taingr
taingr Every-taingr Im in flrmt -elans condition.


Claude L'EngJe, candidate for con

gressman at large, passed thru town

today on his way to Jacksonville from

South Florida. Mr. L'Engle is pleas

ed with the outlook and hopeful of

success. He hopes to address his Ma

rion county friends some time in the

next few weeks.

Easter novelties at Fishel's.
G. R. Anaers'on, a colored man
about forty years old, died last night
and will be interred tomorrow by V. B.

Moose meet Thursday evening.

Miss Jennie Harrell will entertain.

at a dance Monday evening the Sth at
the Country Club in honor of Miss Alta

Mr. T.

T. Munroe has rented Com-

... ..

moaore uooawins piace ai iwaiiae

for the summer, and Mrs. Munroe went
down there this afternoon, to await

Mr. Munroe's return from Ke West.

A hard-hearted and hard-headed old

sinner says that If the Ocala money

given to foreign missions .was expend

ed in helping the band to give con

certs on these lovely moonlight nights.

our people, would be better and the
heathen no worse.

. Willie Fuller, who injured his left

foot in the rear wheel of his motor motorcycle
cycle motorcycle some days ago, is able to be out

again, tho on crutches.

Messrs. Frank Anthony, Robert

Flinn, Will Dodson and 8purgeon Aus-

ley, who went to Orange Lake on a
fishing excursion Monday, caught 105.

Masons meet Thursday night

The Court Pharmacy has Just re re-reived
reived re-reived a large express shipment of the
popular Norris candles in all sized
packages from one-half to five pounds
each. If you want something really
good in the confection line, try Norris


Clear; ... . .v. .62
Minimum temperature. ...82
Maximum temperature .88
Rainfall .......... -...... 1 . ; .0.20

Wind 1 ...NE


Rain tonight .and Thursday. Slightly
cooler south and central portions to tonight.
night. tonight. -


All old building material, ponMiwtlng
of door, framei, nash, blind and all
In Hide rim, coins r fa pap while It IaatH.
Old Montezuma Hotel.


Notice is hereby given that the

board of county commissioners will at
its regular meeting, May 7th, at noon,
1912, receive bids for opening the
right of way and building the public

road from Daisy, to Fort McCoy.
S. T. Sistrunk, Clerk.


A good, well improved farm, with

beautiful "orange grove In bearing;
good dwelling and out buildings, fenc fencing,
ing, fencing, etc.; elose to railroad, twelve

miles west of Ocala. Will sell cheap
or will exchange for improved Ocala
property. Apply to Rev. Z. A. Crump Crump-ton,
ton, Crump-ton, No. 87 Daugherty St., Ocala.

Eagles meet tomorrow evening.

When a medicine must be given to
young children it should be pleasant
to take. Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
is made from loaf sugar, and the roots
used in its preparation give it a flavor
similar to maple syrup, making it
pleasant to take. It has no superior
for colds, croup and whooping cough.
For sale by all dealers.

Albert Anson Graham left this

morning for a trip to Cuba via the

East Coast. He expected -to govia
the Oklawaha and St. Johns to Jack

sonville, and via the East Coast canal

to Miami, making the entire trip from

Silver Springs to Cuba by boat.

Are you interested in paper bag
cooking? If so eome to us for your
supply of the bags. 25c the package.
Post Office Drug Store.

Mr. and Mrs. Clarence C. Bailey will

arrive from Jacksonville this after

noon to make their home in this city.
Mr, Bailey, who is a skilled account accountant,
ant, accountant, has a position with the Ocala
Lumber and Supply Company.

Douglas shoes at Fishel's.
K. of P. meet Monday evening.

Masons meet Thursday night.

Lame shoulder is nearly always due

to rheumatism of the muscles and
quickly yields to the free application
of Chamberlain's Liniment. For sale
by all dealers.

A large crowd of good-looking peo

ple, mostly ladies, came up from Cen Center
ter Center Hill In autos to pay Ocala a visit
this morning. They did some shopping

and dined at Dewey's. Their visit was
a tribute to good roads and the auto.

Toilet articles and sets of all kinds,
handsome, first class goods, at Tydings
& Co.

Cooking with paper bags? Call us
up for a package at TSc. The POst
Office Drug Store.

After you have had a row and life
looks mighty blue, send her a box of
Norris candy and she'll again love
you. Get It at the Court Pharmacy.

In cases of rheumatism relief from
pain makes sleep and rest possible.

This may be obtained by applying

Chamberlain's Liniment. For sale by
all dealers.

Denno'sr prices for painting are "live

and let live prices. Always consls
tent with good work.

Cash Beats

Cottolene (Large Bucket) ...$1.20

Armour's Star llama, per pound . .17e

Pickles (Quart Jar) ......... .20c

Hominy (Van Camp's) ..... . 9c

Bacon, Per Pound 10c

Grits, (Ten Pounds) .2i

Meal, (Ten Pounds) .23c
Romford Baking Powder, 1-lb

Can 25c
Irian Potatoes (Peek) 1. 40e


. AT

Fer&asoQ & Usher's Old Stand



' Ocala Lodge No. 299: Benevolent and
Protective Order of Elks, meets sec second
ond second and fourth Tuesday evenings In :.
each month. Visiting brethren: always,
welcome. Edward Drake, IS. IL
David 6. William. Secretary.


Conventions held every Monday eve evening
ning evening in Castle -Hall over Carlisle's
drugstore. A cordial welcome to visit visiting
ing visiting knights. J. G. Ferguson, C C
Chas. K. Sage. K. of, R and 8.
rULULA LOiniK NO. 23, I. O. O. F.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, meets every
Tuesday at 8 p. m., in Tonge's Halt
Visiting brethren always welcome.
Jake Brown, Noble Grand.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary.
OCAIiA AERIE NO. 1014, F. O. l

A beautiful line of stationery and

box paper at Tydings & Co.

Mrs. W. T. Gary and little son, Wil

bur, left this morning for a visit to

relatives at Dade City.

New shirt waists at Fishel's.
The annual meeting of the Florida

Association of Postmasters, of which

"ostmaster Louis G. Lynch of Gaines

ville is president, will be held at Day-

tona on April 17th, 18th and 19th.

Gainesville Sun.

Ocala Aerie No. 1814, Fraternal Or Order
der Order of Eagles, meets every first and
third Wednesdays in each month, at
p. m., In' Castle HalL- Visiting broth brothers
ers brothers are always welcome.
F. G. B. Welhe. President.
N. I Williams. Secretary.
. NO. 10, P. ft A. IU
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19 meets In
the TemDle on the first and third

Thursday evenings of each month.
Visiting brethren cordially invited. -C
E. Simmons, W. XX.
Jake. Brown, Secretary.

Ocala Lodge No. 699. Meets each
Thursday night in hall In Gary bloek.
G. F. Mershon, Dictator.
IS. L. ftapp Secretary.

Concordia Lodge, Fraternal Union of
America, meets in Yonge's Hall onthe
second Thursday evening of each
nonth. Geo. L. Taylor, F. XL ..
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary.

Mrs. S. H Gaitskill. an estimable

lady of Mcintosh, spent yesterday In

this city, a guest of Mrs. David Howell

Gainesville Sun. ;'

The correct treatment for cuts,

burns, scalds, wounds, sores, lumbago,

rheumatism or neuralgia Is. BAL BALLARD'S

ing, penetrating and antiseptic which
is everything that is needed to effect
a complete cure. Price '25c, 50c and

$1 per bottle. Sold by" all druggists.

FOR SALE Indian Runner duck

eggs for hatching from prize winning

Indian Runner ducks. They win, they
lay, they pay. My ducks are mated to
produce Indian .Runner dueks that are

Indian Runners, not scrub stock. Thir

teen (IS) eggs for OBe dollar. Money
cannot buy eggs that will produce any

better stock. L. Ballard, Candler, Fla.

Next regular monthly meeting will
be held at I o'clock Friday evening,
March 22, at Yonge's Hall. :
. R. N. Dosh, a C.

. Chas. K. Sage. Clerk.


Regular convocations or tne Oean
Chapter, No. 13, R. A. M., on the fonrta
Friday of every month at t p. n.
C E. Connor, E. IL P. f
Jake Brown. Secretary.
Men's Easter suits at Fisher.



that B;!a

Ug Fiction
f A GREAT Cmbi Stwr f ti r-""f
1 ProTc which you sv beaia rer n

in the house and in the stable. It is
as good for animal flesh as it is;for the
human body. It heals r sores, cuts,
ragged wounds, colic, dysentery, galls,
chafes, scratches," distemper. Dots and
worms. There is: hardly any limit "to
its usefulness about the home. Price
50 cents per bottle. Sold by all drug druggists.
gists. druggists. .. .:. .


Notice Is hereby given that I.
Thomas Sexton, wilt on. the 1st day of
June. A. -D. 1912-, render-to the Hon.
Joseph Bell, county judge of Marion
county, Florida, my annual account as
guardian of Etta Hood Robinson.
Thomas SextonK Guardian.

1 wtucn vou

any time, and which will hold your

forever, u running ia

Popular Mcclicn

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ishboxa are. audit is cef""

thousands of the best l


appeals to all

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f- M
TVricCIvc Floridian
A Ccclnccs Man tvho
. ACrnlstratlon -
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Baggage, Freight, Pianos. Furniture
end -Safes a Specialty. Careful and
Prompt Attention Giten All Orders
-. Jcclicohville
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12:15 pra Lv Jacksonville Ar 3:15 pro
r S:30 put Ar. ..Ocala. . 11:52 am
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Ceaaeetloa for Xjceanara;. Orlando. Pnl Pnl-saettey
saettey Pnl-saettey Maaatee, Dradentovra
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Accidents to the flesh
win -happen,, no matter
how careful you are.
TZz always ln-'tho house is
w xraatee of prompt treat treat-r
r treat-r -' .t vhenever there is a cut,
a. bruise of other injury to
ftxii of any member of the
" -y. The sooner these
: .l are treated, the greater
talnty that they -will heal
-ilevt much paia or loss of
, x Xt is equally certain that
i t.j torture of rheumatism.
Ct -olsfei and sciatica. lame
J'-i, stUC neck and lumbago
Tria re eased, and the disease
r-eedily driven out of the body.
If yt have it on hand the
i -JTerinir is short and the cure
U zpeedy and .complete.
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Ct9hens Eye Salve Cures Sore
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(Copyright, ISU. toy W. O. Ghapaoar
- His tearing bad been cool, almost
harsh and forbidding:, and his manner
was as grim as his appearance. The
conversation had been a brief one, and
her opportunity for inspection of him
consequently limited. Yet she had
taken him in. He was a tall, splendid
man. No longer young, perhaps, but in
the prime of life and vigor." His com complexion
plexion complexion 'was dark and burned browner,
by long exposure to sun and wind, win winter
ter winter and summer. In spite of the brown,
there was a certain color, hue of
health In his cheeks. His eyes were
hazel, sometimes brown,: sometimes
gray, and sometimes bhle, she after
ward learned. A short thick closely
cut beard and mustache covered the
lower part of his face disguised but
not hiding the squareness of his jaw
and the firmness of his lips.
He had worn his cap when he enter
ed, and when he took it off she no
ticed that his dark hair was tinged
with white. He was dressed in a leath leather
er leather hunting suit, somewhat the worse
He Caught It Up Quickly.
for wear, but fitting liim In a -way to
give free play to all his isuscies. His
movements were swift, energetic and
graceful. She. did not wonder that he
had so easily hurled the bear to one
aide and had managed to carry herno
light weight, indeed! over what she
dimly; recognized must have been
horrible trail, which, burdened as he
wasi" would have been impossible to a
man of less splendid vigor, than he.
The cabin was low ceiled, and as
she sat looking up at him, he had tow
ered above her, until' he seemed to
fill it. Naturally, she had scrutinized
his every action as she had hung on
his every word. His swift and some somewhat
what somewhat startled movement, his .frowning
as he had seized the picture on which
she had gazed with such interest,
aroused the liveliest surprise and cu
riosity in ber heart N
Who was this woman? Why was he
so quick to remove the picture from
her gaze? ; Thoughts rushed tumultu
ously through, her brain, but she real
ized at once that she lacked time to
indulge them. She could hear him
moving about in the other room. ; She
threw aside the blanket with which
she had. draped herself, changed the
bandage on her foot, drew on the
heavy woolen stocking which, of
course, was miles too big for her, but
which easily took in her foot and
ankle encumbered as they were by
the rude, heavy but effective wrapping.
Thereafter she hobbled to the door
and stood for a moment almost aghast
at the splendor and magnificence be
fore her.
He had built his cabin on a leve
shelf of rock perhaps fifty by a hundred
feet In area, it was backed up against an
overtowering cliff, otherwise the rock
fell away in every direction. She di
vined that the descent from the shelf
into the pocket or valley spread before
her was sheer, except off to the
right, where a somewhat gentler ac
clivity of huge and broken boulders
gave a practicable ascent a sort o
titanic stairs to the place perched
on the mountain side. : The shelf Was
absolutely bare save for the cabin
and a few huge boulders. There were
a few sparse, stunted trees further up
on the mountain side above; a few
hundred feet beyond them, however,
came the timber line, after which
there was nothing but the naked
rock. .-v,'
Below several hundred feet lay a
clear, emerald pooL whose edges were
bordered by pines, where it was not
dominated by high cliffs. Already the
lakelet .was rimmed with ice" on the
shaded side. This enchanting little
body of water was fed by the melting
snow from the crest and peaks, which
in the clear, pure sunshine and rari
fled air of the mountains seemed to
rise and confront her within a stone's
throw of the place where she stood.
On one side of the pretty lake in
the valley, or pocket, beneath, there
was a little grassy clearing, and there
the dweller In the wilderness had
built a rude corral for the burros. On
a rough bench by the side of the door
she' saw the primitive conveniences to
which he had "alluded. The water
was delightfully soft and as it had
stood exposed to the sun's direct rays
for some time, although the air was
exceedingly crisp and cold, it was
tempered sufficiently to be merely
cool and agreeable. v She luxuriated
in it for a few moments, and while
she had her face burled in the towel,
roush, coarse, but clean, she heard a
step. She looked up in time to see
I the man lay down, upon the -bench a
email mirror and a clean, comb. He
said nothinx as he did so. and uh had

co opportunity .to thank cin Derorw

be was gone. The thoushtruiness or
the act affected her etr&n?ely, and she
was very glad of a chance to unbraid
her hair, comb it out and plait it
again. She had not a hair pin left, of
course, and all she could do with it
was to replait it and let it hang upon
her shoulders. Her coiffure would nave
coked very strange to civilization, but
out there in the mountains, it was em-
nenlly appropriate.
Without noticing details, the man
felt the general effect as she limped
back into the room toward the table.
Her breakfast was ready for her. It
was a coarse fare, bacon, a baked po potato,
tato, potato, hard tack ensped before the fire,
jroffee, black and strong, witn sugar.
but no cream, me aisnes maicnea
the fare, too, yet she noticed that the
fork was of silver, and by her plate
there was a napkin, rough dried, but
of fine linen. The man had just set
the table when she appeared.
"I am sorry I have no cream," he
said, and then, before she could make
comment or reply, he turned and
walked out of the room, his purpose
evidently being not to embarrass her
by his presence while she ate.
Enid Maitland had grown to relish
the camp fare, bringing to it the appe appetite
tite appetite of good health and exertion. She
had never eaten anything that tasted
so good to her as that rude meal that
morning, yet she would have enjoyed
;he brimming, smoking coffee pot on
t better, she thought, if he had only
shared it with her, if she had not been
compelled to eat it alone. She has
tened her meal on that account, deter
mined as soon as she had finished her
breakfast to seek the man and have
some definite understanding with
him. - - '.
And, after all, she reflected that
she was better alone than in his
presence, for there would come steal stealing
ing stealing into her thoughts the distressing
episode of the morning before, try
as she would to put it out of her mind, f
Well, she was a fairly sensible girl;
the matter was passed, it could not be
helped now, she would forget it as
much as was possible. She would
recur to it with mortification later on.
but the present was so full of grave
problems that there was not any room
f r the, past
(Continued Tomorrow)
As mercury will surely destroy the
sense of smell and completely derange
the whole system when entering It
through the mucous surfaces. Such
articles should never be used .except
en prescriptions from reputable physi physicians,
cians, physicians, as the damage they will do is
ten fold to the good you can possibly
derive from them. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney &
Co., Toledo, O., contains no mercury,
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TT ERBERT left her oa one of
tne rea veivet seuees in
the ladies' writing room In
the hoteL They had plan- J
uu uiav &u au uio w tj
down in the train from
Poughkeepsie. "No one
will see us there that we know Vera
had declared. "Cousin Muriel "says
anyone can go into that hotel and look
around. They'll think we're sight sightseers.
seers. sightseers. And Muriel says there are pub public
lic public telephone booths, and everything.
I'll sit down at one of the writing ta tables,
bles, tables, and send word to mother while
you go and telephone to what did
you say his name Is?"
"HlingBworth," said Herbert prompt promptly,
ly, promptly, referring to his black leather note
book. "Here it is. I put it down on
"You .bad boy," Vera laughed, lock locking
ing locking over his shoulder. "I believe
you planned this all along."
I did. For months! Just as soon
as I knew I had the California ap appointment.
pointment. appointment. Do you suppose I was go going
ing going way out there alone( for two
years? The secretary of the company
wrote that the preference would be
given to a married man, and I sent
back word that I would be married
by the time I reached San Francisco."
Vera seated herself at the little
Louis Quinze writing table, and drew
off her glovea, quickly and nervously.
Herbert had vanished. A page came
up, and gave her some paper and en
velopes,1 and she stared at the blank
sheet. All about her were people, peo people,
ple, people, people! A faint, intangible per perfume
fume perfume filled the air like the very quint quintessence
essence quintessence of the varied flowers of
Eastertide. There was a parade of
splendid gowns on women who knew
the art of wearing them, to and fro
through Peacock Alley. Softly shaded
lights gleamed here and there, al although
though although it was mid-day, and f rom Bome Bome-where
where Bome-where came the strains of an or orchestra.
chestra. orchestra. ; ".-:. V ; ''
i ,Vera raised her head and breathed
deeply, her eyes half shut from, the
"Climb Right In," Said Uncle John,
perfect Joy of It all. Her wedding dayl
In five minutes Herbert would be back
at her side, all arrangements made,
perhaps' in one short hour tiiey would
be married, and then, what difference
would it make how they raged back
at home? She would go to California
with Herbert and share his fight as a
wife should, not hang back, and wait
until he had gone through the thick
of the battle and won or lost. She
bent forward with firm lips, and start'
ed to write on the smooth cream
paper with the imposing crest at the
top. -"My
Dear Aunt Jane.
"By the time you receive this, Her Herbert
bert Herbert and I shall have been married."
Vera stopped and smiled dreamily
down at the words. The Easter pa parade
rade parade went past her unseen. But all
at once somebody caught her by the
shoulders, and a girlish voice
"Vera Warden, what on earth oh,
you dear! Uncle John, this is Cousin
Vera, Little Vera you know, from up
state." c
"Well, God bless my heart, child,
you're Just in time."
Uncle John Mumford, two hundred
and fifty odd pounds, encased in a
frock coat, tall silk hat, and new
gloves, took Vera by her arm and
beamed on her. "You are the sev seventh."
enth." seventh." "Seventh What?" asked Vera
"We're all going up Fifth avenue,
you know, to see the Easter Parade.
Uncle John's got a taxi Come along,
Vera detached herself In a daze
from her cousin's clinging arm. It
would never do to tell them the truth.
Herbert might be back any instant at
all. Even while she hesitated, a page
came towards her, bearing a huge bou bouquet
quet bouquet of violets, gorgeous, singlepetal singlepetal-ed
ed singlepetal-ed beauties tied with violet satin rib ribbon.
bon. ribbon. Another bridal extravagance
of Herbert's. A sudden inspiration
came to her, and she caught the page
by his sleeve.
"Wait, oh, please wait a minute,"
she whispered, and tearing off the
card from the flowers, she wrote
on it:
Uncle John here. Must go with him
up Fifth avenue In taxicab. Meet me
in Central Park."
When the page handed that card
to an earnest, happy looking young
man just Issuing from the telephone
booths, he stared at it in utter amaze amazement.
ment. amazement. It was In Vera's handwriting.
The page had disappeared in the
crush." Herbert glanced at his watch.
He had talked with his college chum.

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Kev. Harcy imrrtrtr, crc? tL3 tt
ephoae, ari Cxtcrbrcl llii czzl
not to tzznizl xziih Lzri-Io,
Illinssworth was glvl3 a ccrtcf Esxt Esxt-er
er Esxt-er reception that afternoca. fcrt
would b deUghted to take chare cf
his bride-elect until he could proccro
the license the next day. And now
the bride-elect, was gone, ccae ost
into the mass of humans and vehidca
on crowded Fifth avenue, oa Easter
day, gone somewhere) In a taxi with
Uncle John, and had sent hiza word to
meet her ct Central park.
t Herbert crushed the card in Hz
hand, and made for the carriage en
trance. Taxis were at a preniurx Ha

wandered by inches to the Fifth, ave avenue
nue avenue aide, and after waiting what seem seemed
ed seemed several hours, he found foot zoom
on an auto ; bus. bound uptown.
Every taxicab he passed,' he scanned.
This is a Riverside huv Init ttl
he heard somebody say behind him,
and a chill ran over him. 'And. Vera
had told him to meet her at Central
Park, There were hew many square
miles to Central Park?
All about him the sweet Easter
bells were pealing. The warm spring
sunshine flooded all the worlds it
seemed. And everywhere were flow flowers,
ers, flowers, flowers, real ones in almost price priceless
less priceless profusion, and artificial ones hard hardly
ly hardly less gorgeous, atop young faces,
and old ones, lovely ones and ugly
ones. y'y:':'9:'r-;.
Vera had on a drooping pearl gray,
hat, he remembered, with one sweep sweeping
ing sweeping white plume on it, and a mass of
white crushy stuff tacked here and
there over the rest of it, Her dress
was gray also, and there were the vio violets.
lets. violets. Surely he could tell her among
the multitude by her violets, and her
brown eyes and curly hair. He got
off at Columbus Circle, where the bus
started on Its westward course, and
stood on the corner where the police policeman
man policeman would not notice his haggard face
and hungry eyes.
'Vera, you don't seem to be enjoy enjoying
ing enjoying yourself a bit,", said Muriel, as
jhey. were stopped by the traffic po
liceman at Fifty-eighth street, "You
didn't even look at the Vanderbilt
houses. What's the matter, dearie V
Vera looked up and smiled wanly.
What if that page had failed to. find
Herbert? What 1 If he were searching
for her throughout New York? Sudden Suddenly
ly Suddenly she caught sight of a brand new new-pearl
pearl new-pearl gray Fedora hat with a narrow
black band among the throng of hats
of the corner curb. Then happened
for once in the history of the famous
Fifth avenue Easter parade, a sight
rarely witnessed. Wth a quick cry.
Vera half rose from her seat in Uncle
John's taxicab, and threw her bridal
bouquet of violets straight at the
pearl Fedora,
' "Herebert, Herbert, here I am!" she
called, and Herbert responded.
"Don't do anything, Uncle John,"
Vera gasped, as she leaned back laugh laughing
ing laughing and crying on the cushions. "It's
only Herbert. We're eloping, and he
lost me." r
Uncle John had a sense of humor,
and much philosophy. The mounted
policeman was looking their way. Her
bert was at the step of the taxi, his
face pale, his hands holding the vio
"Climb right In," said Uncle John,
cordially. "Don't hold up the New
York Easter parade for an elopement.
Climb in, and God bless you both.
think IH give away the bride for this,
And the Easter procession moved
Mrs. GosEippe Is It true that youi
late husband was very absent-minded?
Mrs. Weedes Yes; it caused his
death. He went to sleep and forgot to
wake up!
Wanted Protection.
"In granting your .wife her petition
for a divorce," said the Judge sternly.
"I am also going to prohibit you fror
marrying again within two years."
"Make It fifteen years, judge,
please," said the man quickly. "May "Maybe
be "Maybe by that time 111 get out of the habit
of taking chances."
Ending His Suspense.
"The widow promised to give me
her answer tomorrow. Gee, I don't
see how I can sleep tonight!"
"Go to sleep and don't worry, old
chap; she told me when I introduced,
you to her that she was going to mar marry
ry marry you
Assistant This quarter that girl
gave you Is bad. f
The Fortune Teller She's got noth nothing
ing nothing on me at that. The fortune I told
her was bad. too.



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