The Ocala evening star

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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Evening star
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Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
Porter & Harding
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Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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The Ocala Banner was founded in 1883 as a successor to the Ocala Banner-Iacon, itself the product of a merger between the East Florida Banner and the Florida Iacon. In 1890, the Ocala Banner became a daily. Over the years it bore alternate titles: the Banner, the Daily Banner, and the Ocala Daily Banner. Situated in rural Marion County, the Ocala Banner covered farming, business, and civic issues in Ocala, where the Freeze of 1895 had devastated the citrus industry and paved the way for diversified agriculture and the growth of tourism. The most important of the early editors of the Ocala Banner was Frank E. Harris, a veteran of the Confederate army, who ran the paper in the 1890s. Other editors included T.W. Harris, who had published several other newspapers in Ocala, and C.L. Bittinger, who before moving to Florida had served as a commander in the Grand Army of the Republic. In 1895, the Ocala Evening Star surfaced as a rival to the Ocala Banner. Beginning in 1897, it also appeared in a weekly edition, the Ocala Weekly Star. During an address to the Ocala Rotary Club, R.N. Dosh, editor of the Evening Star in the 1920s and 1930s, recalled that the “Star first saw the light of day in the press room of the Florida Baptist Witness”, founded in 1884 as the weekly press organ of the Florida Baptist Convention, a branch of the Southern Baptist Convention. Former competitors, the Ocala Evening Star and the Ocala Banner joined in 1943 to form the Ocala Star-Banner, which remains the daily newspaper of Marion County.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (June 24, 1895).
Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: Project #00110855

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VOL. 2!.
NO. 9






Senator Fletcher Finishes River and
Harbor Work Commenced in
the House by Sparknian
Washington, Jan. 10. The war
department yesterday recommended
to Congress federal Improvement of
the Oklawaha river in Florida from
its mouth to Lake Dora by a channel
six feet deep and sixty feet wide with
suitable locks at an estimated cost
of 1733,000 and $12,000 a year for
maintenance. The department rec recommended
ommended recommended that the first appropria appropriation
tion appropriation should be $17. 000, with sub
sequent appropriations to complete
the work in four years.
Material development of this sec section
tion section would follow the construction
of a reliable waterway from Lake
Dora to the river's mouth and an an annual
nual annual saving of about $600,000, ac according
cording according to reports of district offi officers.
cers. officers. The Oklawaha river has its
source in numerous lakes in central
Florida and empties into the St.
Johns river twenty miles above Pa Pa-latka.
latka. Pa-latka. The commerce of the stream
now amounts to 100,000 tons a year.
The report adds that the state statement
ment statement that a plan of improvement
might be devised to drain and make
available for cultivation of large
areas of land, in addition to giving
navigation facilities has been invest investigated
igated investigated and the conclusion reached
that the additional cost was greater
than was warranted by the land, ben
eficially affected. Should owners of
bp land to be benefited, however.
willing to contribute to the pro
file report says, such a project
.e adopted.
I- : Lts ti of Fletcher's Work
This api .opriation comes as a
'"ect result of the work of Senator
V chtr.
1 c
the four years of Senator Flet-
s service in the Senate that
body has voted a total of $1,561,060
in appropriations for Florida as pro proposed
posed proposed by Senator Fletcher. Of this
vast sum Senator Fletcher succeed succeeded
ed succeeded in having the expenditure of $1, $1,-468,827
468,827 $1,-468,827 authorized by Congress. It
is one thing to have appropriations
voted by either House or the Senate
and quite another thing and far
more difficult to have such appropri
ations finally authorized by both
Houses of Congress. Senator Flet
cher's success in naving Congress
appropriate all but $92,233 of the
items which he had passed by the
Senate is but another demonstration
of his untiring efforts for the State
of Florida.
Of the appropriations obtained for
Florida by Senator FJetcher $714,-
060 was for the improvement of riv rivers
ers rivers and harbors in the State. Sen
ator Fletcher secured the adoption
by the Senate of appropriations for
ten seperate river and harbor pro projects
jects projects in Florida, all but one of
which were finally provided for by
Congress. These included improve improvements
ments improvements for Carabella Bar and Harbor.
St. Andrews Bay, Santa Rosa Sound,
Key West Ship Canal, St. Petersburg
Harbor. Charlotte Harbor, St. Jos
eph's Bay, St. Johns river and Cum Cumberland
berland Cumberland Sound, and Lake Crescent
and Dunn's Creek, Biscayne Bay and
St. Lucie Inlet.
Senator Lea Relieves- this Genera Generation
tion Generation Will See an End of
Martial Strife
St. Louis, Jan. 9. Senator Luke
Lea of Tennessee in an address at
the Jackson day dinner of the Ten Tennessee
nessee Tennessee Society last night predicted
that this of the next generation
would see international disputes set-

In order to reduce my stock I will sell my entire line of Jewelry, Solid Gold Rings, Bracelets,
Cut Glass, Silverware and Umbrellas at 1-2 IP Eic2
Watches and Diamonds 1-4 Oil.



tied by an international court of ar arbitration
bitration arbitration with power to enforce its
"Battleships will be built" he said,
"and navies maintained, but they
will be the police to keep peace be between
tween between nations. Soldiers will be en enlisted
listed enlisted and mobilized, but they will
be the marshals of the international
court to enforce its orders."

Will Secure to Future Generations
the Fame of Old Hickory
Nashville, Tenn., Jan. 9 On the
anniversary of the battle of New Or Orleans,
leans, Orleans, of which he was the hero, for
mal steps to erect a monument to for for-mer
mer for-mer President Andrew Jackson were
taken, at a banquet given here last
night at the Hermitage Club. The
banquet was attended by 150 repre representative
sentative representative men, coming from many
slates and including both Republi Republicans
cans Republicans and Democrats.
A resolution was unanimously a a-dopted
dopted a-dopted authorizing Maj. E. B. Stahl Stahl-man,
man, Stahl-man, who presided, to appoint a com committee
mittee committee of twenty-rive to form the
Andrew Jackson National Monument
Association. Articles cf incorpora incorporation
tion incorporation are to be taken out and trustees
appointed from every state in the
The monument is to be erected in
Nashville, twelve miles from the Her Hermitage,
mitage, Hermitage, where President Jackson liv lived
ed lived and where his body reposes.
President Woodrow Wilson has al already
ready already consented to become the hon honorary
orary honorary president of the association,
stipulating however, that no appro
priation is to be asked of Congress.
One of the notable speakers at the
banquet was Gov. Ben W. Hooper of
Tennessee, a Republican.
Consequently, She Was Persona non
Grata in a Southern Cafe
Jacksonville News: Yesterday af
ternoon a prettily gowned woman
with a stylish looking escort walked
into Miss Hartsook's Tea Room, 121
Main street, and seated themselves
in a far corner of the pretty little
room. Both were good looking
enough to attract attention any
The couple had a delightful lunch
eon and then
Into the mysteries of a vanity box
the lady's hand plunged and pres presently
ently presently a dainty little silver case ap-
peared. Opening it, she selected a
She selected a gold-tipped cigar cigarette
ette cigarette and from an electric lighter, on
her vanity box, lit the pill and start started
ed started smoking. Her escort followed
Miss Hartsook was in a pretty pre predicament
dicament predicament for a few minutes but
finally walked over and told the cou couple
ple couple that smoking was not allowed.
The lady expressed much surprise.
She introduced herself as the wife
of her escort, Mr. William A. Hast Hastings
ings Hastings of Newark, and stated that this
was by no means the first time she
had smoked in public.
"It is done in all the Eastern
aid Mr. Hastings, "but then
1 1 have never been South before and
did not know that it was contrary to
your customs."
The lighted cigarette was dipped
in a glass of water and extinguished.
Very indignant, the couple walked
Macon, Ga., Jan. 10. D. A. Grad Grad-dy,
dy, Grad-dy, paying teller at the Macon Na National
tional National Bank, shot and killed himself
at his home in Vineville yesterday.
It is believed that failing eyesight
caused the suicide.



Steaming to Reinforce the Big Fleet
Already at Mexico's Principal
Eastern Seaport
Mexico City, Jan. 10. Govern Government
ment Government officials and the newspapers
here were greatly surprised to learn ;
that the battleship Minnesota with
400 marines aboard had been order
ed to Vera Cruz. It is believe! here
that the concentration of battleships
and marines on the Atlantic side
means a change in President Wil-
son's policy toward Mexico.
Charge d'Affaires O'Shaughnessy
is expected to return today from

Vera Cruz, where he went to meet The Gasparilla Carnival to be Held Gulfpcrt. School children line! the
John Lind, President Wilson's per-j in Tampa February 21-24th sides of the main street, singing
sonal representative in Mexico Mr. j G nla Carnlval to be heid "America," and people came flocking
O ahaughnessy will return to the Jn .n Feb i3 going to be from stores and shops as the Presi Presi-capital
capital Presi-capital m a special car placed at his e dent's car slowed down. A nrettv.

disposal by President Huerta.
The National Railway lost nearly
9, 000, 000 last year because of the
A thousand men were sent today
to reinforce the federals at Cuerna Cuerna-vaca.
vaca. Cuerna-vaca. Long range fighting between the
federals and rebels continued at
Mulapass, 22 miles south of Ojin Ojin-aga.
aga. Ojin-aga. It, is believed that the rebels
retreated in order to draw the fed federals
erals federals out into the open countrj
thk ixtomf TVr
We are a nation of a hundred mil-
lion people and yet. according to the
information gathered by the United
States treasury department, only
AOTL AAA ..S11 V, J i
:::Zl ril aU im-U
LtxA uiiuci uib lien law.
There are 38,240,000 persons in
me naiion wno nave incomes ot some
kind but the married ones receiving
. x m
a j
auu me uiimarrieu oucs re-
rPivfne- 2000 niimhpr nnlv 42S.-
000 Horp arA snmp nf fh fio-nrs-
a v o- o-i- AArf
with incomes averaging $610 a year,
99 79. son nnn n, .ts or.
of all Incomes.
a i cm aaa .;n,
. ::r,Ar:V:::.:ir:r::!
' a '71' rr
aggregate income or .uuu.uuu.
o- 1 995 ner cent
. v
j A group of 17 8,000, ..with incomes
averaging $7,500) receives an aggre-
gate income or $i,3S,oou.uoo. or
of $1,385,000,000,
4.696 per cent.
A group of 53,000, with incomes

averaging $12,500. receives an ag-i Bay Lake, Jan. 8. Mr. H. M. Wil Wil-gregate
gregate Wil-gregate income of $632,500,000, or son, of Wisconsin, returned last
2.295 per cent. (Thursday to spend the winter with
A group of 24,500, with incomes his family,
averaging $17,500. receives an ag-1 Mrs. R. L. Geiger after spending
gregate income of $423,750,000, or a few days with her parents, Mr. and
1.508 per cent. J Mrs. D. M. Waldron, left last Tues-
A group of 10,500, with incomes day for her home at Melbourne,
averaging $22,500 receives an ag- Mr. H. Fibra, of Dayton, Ore.,
gregate income of $236,250,000, or -arrived here Saturday with a- car car-.83
.83 car-.83 per cent. (load of horses and machinery to be-
A group of 21,000, with incomes gin work on his, land. He expects

averasine $37,500. receives an ae
gregate income of $7S7,500,000, or
2.77 per cent.
A group of S.500, with incomes
averaging $75,000. receives an ag aggregate
gregate aggregate income of $637,500.), or
2.243 per cent.
A group or I'.oOO. with incomes
averaging $175,000, receives an ag
gregate income of $437,500,000, or
1.539 per cent.
A group of 550, with incomes av averaging
eraging averaging $375,000. receives an aggre aggregate
gate aggregate income of $206,250,000, or 7.25
per cent.
A group of 350, with incomes av averaging
eraging averaging $750,000, receives an aggre aggregate
gate aggregate income of $262,500,000, or .923
per cent.
A group of 100, with incomes av averaging
eraging averaging $1,500,000, receives an ag-

gregate income of $150,000,000, or
.527 per cent.
That tax certainly ought to be pop popular
ular popular only one man out of every
SO receiving an income will have to
pay It.

Mexican Desperado Probably Made
His Escape from the Utah Mine
Los Angeles, Calif., Jan. 10.
Ralph Lopez, the Mexican outlaw
who killed sx men and sranp(i from
several sheriffs posses in the Utah-
1 A Jt t A f2 TTi-U 2 I

A:3 mme aL "suaui, tau, a set, tonight, and, acting on the re re-LoslAngeles
LoslAngeles re-LoslAngeles yesterday according to : quest of a mtle gchool gir reieased
information received at the sheriff's- .v,c v,i-r, a

office. He is said to have been rec-
usma iue ujr ieuw
countryman who once worked in a
mine with the desperado
: in. i

suiueiuiug uiucicui nuiii auv iaiur --
val or celebration ever held in this dark haired girl of 12 handed the na na-state
state na-state and it is the wish of the pro- j tin's chief executive a box and a let let-moters
moters let-moters that every town from Ocala j ter which she asked him not to open
and Sanford. south. participate in I ; until he reached home. When the

this carnival.
The Gasparilla Carnival Associa Association
tion Association was organize 1 by the business
men of the city of Tampa for the
purpose of advertising Tampa and
South Florida and attracting the at-
tention of thousands of people from
all sections of the United States and
t iznaaa 10 mis seciiou 01 lue;
J X i! it 4. X
land to Provide amusement for the
many tourists that are in the state at
. this season of the year and for the
rePle of Florida. As we are all
mutually interested in this section of
tlte state- il is the dut of every town
t0 make this celebration their cele-
bration and Darticipate in the carni-
,vai either by floats committees, dec
...f.J onlnmnViiloo x .,
,our ton and section
It ia the idea of the carnival as
, iL
sociauon 10 nave every -noai in me
grand parade decorated with a dif
ferent flower which will make a very!
beautiful and artistic display and es-.
peciany auDrounaie as r iuriua nas
5 1 1 1 A. Tl 2 -J 1
always been known as "the land of
j flowers."
I Let us get together and send a
representation to Tampa that will
floot nr-if t-r, ,nr,
for tns section the best and cheapest
' ,;,.wioin m nn.ei.iv
! his family to join him soon.
Miss Emma Eklof, after spending
the holidays with her parents, re-
turned to her school Monday at Ft.
Messrs. A. Petrie, D. M. Waldron
and E. F. Wilson .made a business
trip to Ocala Tuesday.
Mr. D. R. Waldron and Miss Maud
Wilson attended preaching at Tur-
ner Farm Sunday night.
Mr. Jackson Kennedy and brother
of Providence, R. L, have moved to
their new home here.
Those who attended service at
Turner Farm Sunday night were;
Messrs. E. F. Wilson, D. R. Waldron,
D. R. Wilson, I. B. and Baily Wal Waldron.
dron. Waldron. Misses Donnie and Mattie
Waldron, Laura Kemp, Beatrice and
Olive Porter.




Pretty Story Comes from the Tem Temporary
porary Temporary Winter Home of
the President
Pass. Christian, Miss., Jan. 9. -Preesident
Woodrow Wilson stood
on the veranda of his cottage at sun-
; had nursed back to strength. The
b,rd flutterel for a moment, paused
nn fc. n,t t nro.
ins for a long flight, and soon was
lest in the evening shadows.
The incident was a sequel to the
President's motor ride through
Fresident arrived, he
read the f ol-
"Dear Mr. President
"You will find in this box a real,
live dove. It flew in the door and
broke its wine several months ago.
We have cared for it and now that
it is well, my mamma says we must
give it freedom. If you will do me
the honor to Pen its Prison and let
" awa to find companions of its
. Kma- 1 sna" De Vr-V srerui.
W. G
"P. S. Just a
girl enjoying the
little Tennessee
beautiful South-
' e President asked Represent
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11 XI ctl 1 XSU11 ,WUU WclS flUlllK WUU
' -w
tnRt he wished to ,t he had com,
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: eent Inouirv amoner rnp srnool cniln-
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ren, the Congressman learned that
the donor of the dove was Miss Willa
She had modestly signed her
because, as she afterward
. 0"u
! know about it."
Mr. Wilson found the outdoor air
inviting that he did not work al
the afternoon, as has been his cua-
tnm tnnlr a oytnrt Qtmnm rt0
! The weather was like a summer's-day
with the sun hot enough to make
heavy clothing somewhat uncomfort
With Which to Manipulate a Pair of
Man has always longed to fly like a
bird, and all the ancient attempts a
flight were- based upon the flapping
of wings attached to human arms
These efforts were given up long ago
when it was realized that man was
not and could not be strong enough
to sustain himself in the air by the
use of his arms. A man can only
just lift himself with his arms chin
! ning the bar, for example but he
j finds himself pretty heavy after he
has done it a few times, says a writer
j in the World Magazine,
t The reason why no man will ever
j to able to fly with self-moved wings
is that his breastbone is not big
j enough. A bird's breastbon3 has
along its middle a deep keel, from
which spring the enormous muscles
that draw down the wings when flap flapping,
ping, flapping, or hold them Level when start starting
ing starting the muscles, in other words,
that support the entire weight of the
The most powerful flyers have the
deepest breastbones. Look
at the
skeleton of an albatross, a condor or j
a humming bird in a museum and

you will notice that the keel of its
breastbone projects like the keel of

racing yacht. You can see this
keel, only much smaller In propor proportion
tion proportion to the size of the bird, on the
carcass of any chicken or turkey after
the meat has been removed, and the
tender white flesh at the breast is
nothing but the muscles with which
the bird flew when alive. You notice
that even on a chicken, which is one
of the weakest flyers, this flesh forms
the greater part of the body. On a
humming bird there is little else but
this mass of flying muscle In other
words the humming bird is nothing
but a tiny flying machine.
An albatross has a vast spread of
wings, and its small body is little else
but a pair of powerful pectoral mus-
les. These are attached by tendons
o the tone called the humerus,
which is the counterpart of the up-
er arm bone of a man. They spread
out like a solid fan and are fastened
to the breastbone with its deep keel,
to the clavioes, or "wishbone," and
to the ribs. A man's breastbone has
no keel. His humerus, or upper arm
bone, is hinged to the clavicle or col-
arbone and shoulder blade. His pec- ;
toral muscles, which move the arm
forward, and deltoid muscles, which
if t it, are attached to it by strong
tendons and spread fanlike over his
upper chest, being inserted in the
ribs and collarbone. These are the
muscles that do the same work for
man as the pectoral muscles do for a
bird. There are the muscles on
which he would have to rely if he
were to fasten wings to his arms to
try to fly.
Compare these muscles with those
of an albatross and you see how in
adequate they are. Though an alba-
tross and you see how inadequate
they are. Though an albatross
weighs only a few pounds, it has 'pec
toral muscles that are actually larger
than those of the most powerful ath athlete.
lete. athlete. In order, to have muscles powerful
enough to lift his weight In the air
by flapping wings, a man's breast breastbone
bone breastbone would have to develop a keel"
like a bird's and his collarbone would t
have to be changed to a giant "wish
bone."- Some-writer- on aviation has 1
calculated that this' keel and "wish-
bone" would have to project at least,
six feet in order to furnish attach--ments
for the necessary muscles. For-
man, In proportion to his size, is far far-heavier
heavier far-heavier than an albatross. This blrdB blrdB-has
has blrdB-has small and very light legs, where whereas
as whereas man's legs are solid and heavy.
The albatross long wing bones are
hollow tubes filled -'with air; every everything
thing everything about it is as light as possi possible.
ble. possible. This makes it plain why experi experimenters
menters experimenters in flying long ago gave up
the idea of self-moving wings and
flight like that of a bird.
Xo. 1, local leaves Jacksonville
9:30 p. m.; arrives Ocala 1:40 a
m.; arrives Tampa 6:30 a. m.
Xo. 3 local leaves Jacksonville
9:30 a. m.; arrives Ocala 1:05 p. m.;
arrives Tampa 5:40 p. m.
Xo. 9 limited leaves Jacksonville
ll:J a. in.; arrives Ocala 2:30 p.
in.; arrives Tampa 6 p. m.
Xo. 2. local leaves Tampa 9 p. m.;
arrives Ocala 2:30 a. m.; arrives
Jacksonville 6:45 a. m.
Xo.. 4 local leaves Tampa 8 a. m.;
leaves Ocala 12:16 p. m.; arrives
Jacksonville 4:20 p. m.
Xo. 10 limited leaves Tampa 1 p.
m.; arrives Ocala 4:20 p. in.; arrives
Jacksonville 7:30 p. m,
Ocala Chapter, Xo.l 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall; the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Flora Downs, W. M.
Miss Florrie Condon, Sec'y.

Jo E. AfflemaiMi, Jeweler ; I
' Next to Express Office




K. of P.. meet Monday night.

Klks meet Tuesday evening.
Odd Fellows meet Tuesday night.
Council meets Tuesday evening.
Board of Trade Wednesday night.
Masons meet Thursday evening.
Moose meet Thursday night.
Call phone 291'if you want to tuy
furniture. 11-20-tf
Mrs. J. X. Tiller of Martin was in
town today.
If you are interested in furniture
read ad on page 6. 11-20-tf
Another heavy rain last night and
spring weather today.
Call phone 291 if you wish to ex exchange
change exchange furniture. lt-20-tf
Thermos Bottles at all prices at
Gerig's Drug Store. 12-15 tf
Mr. Gilbert Proctor of Eureka
visited Ocala friends this week.
Call jhone 455 if in need of plain
or fancy dressmaking. 1-8-tf
Mr. T. C. Luckie goes to DeLand
tomorrow, to bring over three more
of those nifty Oakland autos."
Tlie best line of Sachet Powders
we have ever shown is now in stock
at Gerig's Drug Store 12-15 tf
The city council tried to meet last
Bight, but had not a quorum. It will
try again Monday night,
Tf you want something to make
ycur hens lay, come to the Ocala
Seed Store 12-19-tf.
Fresh bread, cakes and pies every
day; delivered to any part of the
city. Heintz Bakery. 12-3 1-tf
".The -'Ocala Seed Store is headquar headquarters
ters headquarters for best poultry and stock
fi ods 12-19 tf
. DR. W. K. LANE Specialist, Eye
Bar, Nose and Throat. Office Law
Library Building. Ocala Adv. v
, The friends of Mr. O. B. Howse
will be glad to -know that he is out
aain after a siege of several days
with fever.
'' -V select ; line of Stationery is on
display at Gerig's Drug Store and we
feel sure you can supply your
wants. 12-15 tf
Dr. Walter Hood steered his swift
said sturdy Hudson to Croom and re return
turn return yesterday afternoon and eve evening.
ning. evening. "Messrs. C. A. Lindsey and W. P.
Plnnell were in town today. They
came in an auto via Williston and
Fairfield, and report the road good.
A street corner evangelist whose
stock in trade consists principally of
whiskers and abuse of the establish established
ed established churches is causing the darkeys to
hlock the sidewalks at various places
on the square. The Star does not
see any reason why such should -do
business without license any more
than any other fakir.
list Over
Crab Meat for Fresh. Deviled
Shrimp, Lobster, Kippered-Her-ring,
Herring in Tomato
Sauce, Fish Flakes, Shredded
Cod Fish, Cod Fish Ball,
Brick Cod Pish, Shad Roe,
Herring Roe, Little Neck
glish Channel Mackerel, 5 lb.
tins Messed Salt Mackerel, Ca
viar, Anchevies, Salmon Cut Cutlet,
let, Cutlet, Salmon Steaks, Chili Con Con-Came,
Came, Con-Came, Hot Tamales, Pop Popping
ping Popping Corn, Pecan and Wal Walnut
nut Walnut Meats, Shelled Almonds,
Assorted Glace Fruits.
PHONES 16 and 174.


The Woman's Auxiliary of the
Marion County Hospital is now ready
to care for worthy charitable cases
at the hospital. Applications must
be made to Mrs. Clarence Camp,
president of the Auxiliary, accom accompanied
panied accompanied by a recommendation of a
member of the local staff of physi physicians.
cians. physicians. If for any reason the presi president
dent president cannot be reached, then apply
to. Mrs. D. S. Woodrow, vice presi president.
dent. president. The hospital has no asylum
facilities, hence cannot take insane
or irresponsible patients for treat treatment.
ment. treatment. Patients "having contagious
diseases cannot be accommodated as
the hospital is not prepared to iso isolate
late isolate such cases. The hospital can cannot
not cannot be used as a home and for that
reason incurables cannot be accom accommodated,
modated, accommodated, and it is undesirable to
lodge them temporarily.
Mrs. Clarence Camp.
Several members of Ocala ; Chap Chapter
ter Chapter No. 29, O. E. S., accompanied
their worthy matron, Mrs. Jake
Brown on a trip to Gainesville Fri Friday
day Friday to visit the Gainesville chapter
and witness the inspection of that
chapter by the worthy grand matron,
Mrs. Annabelle Reed of Tampa. A
committee of the Gainesville chap chapter
ter chapter met the visitors at the depot and
took them for an automobile ride
around their city, afterward serving
them with a delightful 6 o'clock din dinner.
ner. dinner. At 7:30 the meeting of Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville chapter convened in the Mason Masonic
ic Masonic temple, where the work of our
order was beautifully exemplified by
the newly installed officers, after
which all repaired to the banquet
room, where on tables laden with
roses and ferns, ice cream, cake and
wafers, coffee, mints and salted nuts
were served by the ladies. The vis visiting
iting visiting members returned on the late
train, tired but happy and loud in
their praise of the generous hospi hospitality
tality hospitality of Gainesville Chapter Xo. 44,
O. E. S. Mrs. H. A. Kramer.
Reports from the hospital this af afternoon
ternoon afternoon give Mr. Sistrunk's condition
as favorable. The bullet has been
extracted from his wound, and his
physicians and nurses are confident
of hi'srecovery.
After an absence of over twenty
years, Rev. Ben Helm and wife are
again in Ocala, arriving this after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. Mr. Helm once preached for
the Presbyterian congregation of
Ocala, and retains among his friends
many of our older residents.. He is
now pastor of a large church in
Bowling Green, ivy., and he and Mrs.
Helm are on their way to Clearwa Clearwater
ter Clearwater for the benefit of the latter's
health. While in Ocala, Mr. and
Mrs. Helm are guests of Mr. M. M.
Mr. Ed Pound of the Ocala Steam
Laundry is expecting a visit from
his- father, Mr. J. E. Pound, of Cor Cor-dele,
dele, Cor-dele, a veteran" newspaper man of
Southern Georgia.
The Moose held a well attended
meeting Thursday night an-d dis dispatched
patched dispatched much important business.
The lodge cleared up all business for
the past year and entered into that
of the new with a clean sheet. The
lodge has a large membership, the
clubhouse and buffet are paying well,
and the year 1914 looks bright for
the Moose.
Mr. Tullie Hickson of Orange Lake
is among the business visitors in
town today.
The Ocala Seed Store has added to
its stock of goods a light line of
hardware and all kinds of stock
food. A specialty will be made of
aluminum ware of which they have a
large supply.
The Ocala fertilizer factory is
quite busy for this season of the year
making .up special formulas for var various
ious various crops. The reputation of this
concern for making up these special
orders has gained for it a state wide
trade that is very gratifying to the
stockholders. Each season the goods
manufactured here reach a little fur further
ther further until now it may truthfully
be said that nearly the whole state is
its "field."
Mr. A. J. McLaughlin, the trucker
and farmer of the Fairfield section,
is a visitor in town today. He re
ports that with fairly gooa growing
weather conditions the farmers in his j
community will be "in clover" a few
months hence. I
Florida raised 90-day Oats for sale
at Ocala Seed Store. 12-19 tf

Woodmen of the World Enter Upon
Another Year's Work
A full house was present at the
meeting Friday night of Fort King
Camp, Woodmen of the World. This
i3 the largest loige in the city, con containing
taining containing over 250 members, about 40
per cent of whom were present last
Beside attending to the usual bus business,
iness, business, and summing up the yearly
report, the degree team was called
up and Messrs. W. W. and C. L.
Rilea and W. H. Clayton were ad admitted
mitted admitted to membership. Several ap applications
plications applications were also received:
The following officers were installed:

F. J. Burden, consul commander.
C. J. Leitner, adviser lieutenant.
H. O. Cole, banker.
C. K. Sage, clerk.
C. C. Fraser, escort.
T. C. Clayton, watchman.
J. R. White, sentry.
P. W. Whiteside, manager.
Fully twenty-five members of the
Marion County Teachers Association
were present at the meeting in the
Woman's Club room this morning.
Following was the program:
Subject for discussion. Intermed Intermediate
iate Intermediate and Grammar Methods.
Paper by Mr. G. H. Townsend of
Demonstration lesson on arithme arithmetic
tic arithmetic conducted by Miss Xora Creek Creek-more
more Creek-more of Citra.
Demonstration lesson on geogra geography,
phy, geography, conducted by Mrs. Rex Todd of
General discussion and opening of
question box.
The demonstration lesson by Mrs.
Todd was fine, and is enthusiastical enthusiastically
ly enthusiastically spoken of by all who were pres present.
ent. present. Principal Workman was requested
to give a full account of his exper experiences
iences experiences in hunting for the Tropic of
Cancer on his way to Havana from
the meeting of the State Teachers
Association at Key West. The de description
scription description was so lengthy that he ask asked
ed asked for another month in which to
prepare a speech on the subject. The
required time was reluctantly grant granted.
ed. granted. In deciding where the future meet
ings of the association should be
held, several offers were made, one
of the club rooms, on the association
agreeing to pay the janitor, another
of theBoard of Trade room, ;and a
third by Principal Workman, of the
class room of the high school. The
decision was left with a committee
to report at the next meeting.
' r.'
All Boy Scouts are -requested, to
meet Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock
at the Board of Trade for a chat on
scout work. The meeting will close
promptly at 2:30, so kindly come at
2 sharp. Bunyan Stephens,
Scout Commissioner.
The U. S. civil service exami examination
nation examination for fourth class postmasters is
being held at the high school today.
There are forty applicants for the
jobs, scattered all over this section
of tlje state. The applicants are a
fine looking lot of people, a credit
to the service and most of them will
pass, judging by their looks.
Mr. Leslie Lenker, who lost his
home with nearly its entire contents
by fire several nights ago at Fair Fairfield,
field, Fairfield, is rn the city today purchasing
supplies for rebuilding. Work on
the new building will begin Monday.
Being Towed Home
is a pretty embarrassing experience.
And it often happens just because
the little repairs the auto owner
thought too small to bother with
suddenly developed into a serious
break under some strain. Have us
overhaul your auto before your next
trip. Then there will be little chance
of a breakdown and of hearing
that annoying, cry "Get a Horse!"
Luckic's Garage
17 N. Main Street.



We will send for your clothes and launder them as
they should be laundered, returning them to your
home as quickly as first-class work can beiturned out.
Our machinery is all of the latest make, which practi practically
cally practically eliminates the possibility of injuring even the
most delicate fabrics. 'J'r-


Mother Preparing Young Miss of Pri Primary
mary Primary Class, for Her 'Day
of Study.
Chicago. The opening of school af after
ter after the holidays is a momentous occa occasion
sion occasion for the youngsters and is brought
with much anxious preparations on
part of the parents.
Clothing which Had been laid aside
at the beginning of the vacation pe period
riod period and all that goes to the children's
school equipment was being brought
.to light and put into condition. And
Dressing for School.
for once the youngsters were willing
to be washed up and cleaned without
making any unnecessary fuss about it,
for each and every youngster en endeavored
deavored endeavored to make .a lasting impres impression
sion impression on "teacher." The picture shows
a young miss of the primary stage,
rehearsing for the school dpening.
May Have Been Prehistoric Warning
of Danger Spot Made by
Ancient Race.
Boise, Idaho. Was Arrow Rock, the
site of the great reclamation dam, so
named by some prehistoric race on
account of a great arrowhead chiseled
in the rock to point out a dangerous
rapid in the Boise river?
The question is called up by the
finding of the arrowhead far down
below the present bed of tie river by
the government engineers' It was an
almost perfectly chiseled lead cut in
the solid rock. It was so ne six feet
long and four feet wide.
In digging for the found ition of the
big dam the engineers cvtk their way
through a mass of sand land gravel
to a depth of 90 feet, where they
found bedrock. There was encoun encountered
tered encountered a deep gorge, the 'original bed
of the river, through which the
stream centuries ago must have flow flowed
ed flowed as swift as a mill race.
Pointing directly toward what was
evidently the most dangerous spot
in the gorge was discovered the ar arrowhead.
rowhead. arrowhead. AN IDEAL WOMAN'S LAXATIVE
Who wants to take salts, or castor
oil, when there is nothing better
than Dr. King's New Life Pill3 for
all bowel troubles. They act gently
and naturally on the stomach and
liver, stimulate and regulate the
bowels and tone up the entire sys system.
tem. system. Price 25 cents. At all drug druggists.
gists. druggists. H. E Bucklen & Co., Phila Philadelphia
delphia Philadelphia or St. Louis. Adv
It Would Seem So.
"What do you consider the most im important
portant important even in the history of Paris?"
asked the obsequious landlord of the
American tourist. "Well," replied the
touri.-t, who had grown weary of dis distributing
tributing distributing tips, "so far as financial
prosperity is concerned, I ishould say
the discovery of America was the
makicg of this town. i

We'll Bo tHie
has fresh wax and green bean seed
now on sale. Bean seed are extreme extremely
ly extremely scarce this year, seed houses fill-'
ing only 50 per cent, of their orders.
Seed will be high, and If you wish to
secure seed at all you must order
early. Put your order in right
now. 12-19-tf...
Foit King Camp No. 4 meets in
Fonge's Hall at 8 p. m. every second
Friday. Visiting sovereigns always
welcome. J. F. Thompson, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk. Ad
Concordia Lodge, Fraternal Union
of America, meets In Yonge's Hall
on the second Thursday evening of
each month. Geo. L. Taylor, F.M.
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary. Ad
VVht lever You Need a General Tonic
Take Grove's ''
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
ehill Tonic is equally valuable "as" a
General Tonic because it contains the
well known tonic properties of QUININE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds up the Whole System. 50 cents. I
No. 74, leaves Ocala daily except
Sunday, at 1:25 p. m. Arrive Bur Bur-bank,
bank, Bur-bank, 2:30 p. m., Fort McCoy, 2:50

1 MliFV

p. m., Orange Sorings, 4:05 p. m.J:jyrarj3r an rax collector W.

Palatka, 5:15 p. m Sunday train
leaves Ocala 1:25 p. m.; arrives" Pa Palatka,
latka, Palatka, 4:25 p. m.
No. 71, Leaves Palatka daily ex except
cept except Sunday: 7:05 a. m., arrives Or Orange
ange Orange Springs, 8:15 a. m.; leaves Ft.
McCoy 9:20 a. m., arrives Burbank,
9:40 a. m., Ocala,' 10:40 a. m. N7

4 0 leaves raiatKa sunaay at :JU a.larsh

m., arives Ocala 10:40 a. m.
Nunnally's the standard of the
South, Liggett's the standard of the
North, either of these candies to be
had In Ocala at Gerig's two "stores
only. 12-15-tf
Sigar for
One Mlar.
To each cash purchaser off 1.00
worth of other groceries, we will
sell twenty-one pounds op sugar for
one dollar on Saturday acd Monday.
Remember, this offer Is for these
days ONLY.
J. L. Smith (-jroceyr
PHONE 434.
Next to Ocala National Bank
Ocala Iron Works fi

I Ulll
i i

J -.
A la "Carte Service 5 a. ra. to
10 p. m. J
H igh Class Cuisine,
Prompt Service,
k"fy i Reasonable Prices. Z
"Entrance on Main street and
from Hotel Lobby.
, k'j l- iCITrGF.OCAIiA
iMyov3J. D. Robertson.
Recorder L. T. Izlar. -'--AssistTcrrr,
Recon'r Joseph 'Belt
, ? CurA-J. H. Taylor, president
pro '(:t)E. C. Bennett, Baxter Carn,
9W71gnteu E. T. Helvenston, G.
A, t carmjwiaei, iv u. u. vveine,.c. m.
City Attorney C. L. Sistrunk.
Citv Clrk II. C SiKtrimlr.
W. Clyatt.
-Qwpcrintendent Light Plant J. C.
CaTd well: 1
Superintendent Water Works .1.
Marshal A. J. Brigance.
Fire. Chief H. S. Chambers.-
Sanitary Inspector -G. W. Clevjs-
reet commissioner K ooert
City Engineer J. R. Mobrhead.
The Texas Wonder cures kidney
and bladder troubles, dissolves grav gravel,
el, gravel, cures diabetes, weak and lame
backs, rheumatism, and all irregu irregularities
larities irregularities of the kidneys and bladder in
both men and women. Regulates
bladder trouble In children. If not
sold by your druggist, will be sent
by mail on receipt of fl. One small
bottle is two month's treatment, and
seldom fails to perfect a cure. Send
for testimonials from this and other
statesr Dr. E. W. Hajl, 2926 Olive
St., St. "Louis Mo. Sold by druggists.
A .Vegetable Element That I Rapid Rapidly,
ly, Rapidly, Doing Away With the Use
" of Calomel.
The Court Pharmacy is one of the
first progressive concerns to offer for
scle the new system of medicine that
is fast supplanting the use of old
feshioned' calomel as a liver medi medicine.
cine. medicine. L V J
Nearly everyone knows how easily
the liver, becomes sluggish In this cli climate
mate climate and how this sluggishness ef effects
fects effects notnly all the other physical
organs but the mind as well.
The, signal towers of this dread,
condltlflnT'whicTi some call malaria
are coated tongue, lack of energy,
dull eyejQ "f onstipation, sallow com complexion!
plexion! complexion! :-'
- Taken vith regularity thi3 proven
scientific liquid vegetable medicine
in the form of Carswell's Liver Aid
will prevent or promptly relive all
liver troubles.
On sale under money return guar
antee by The Court Pharmacy. Ad2
i. b auaics iuav ci tame ii uuiid
just In at Gerie's Drugstore 12-15




Heroic Presence of Mind of Flagman When Ilattlehip's Cutter Upset in


Hampton I loads

The best place to hide money is where they have
vaults for safely protecting it. Every week we see
newspaper accounts of people having been robbed.
Sugar-bowls, rag-bags, under the carpet, behind pic pictures
tures pictures and all of those other places where people con conceal
ceal conceal their money, are well-known to burglars. Hide
it in OUR BANK, then you know you can get it
when you want it.
We Pay 4 per cent Interest rn Savings Accounts

How Arc Your Collections ?

jO.UR BANK is not merely a place to store your

Vi' funds-find rhrk fhpm nut ns vnn rpnnirp thtm

! Macon. Ga., Jan. 10 Three lives Norfolk, Va.t Jan. 10 The eapsiz-;
were lost and more than twentv-five ipjr in Hamnton Roads vesterdav of a'a

i persons injured, many of whom are motor cutter from the battleship Wy-j J It is a Very highly Organized and efficient medium
seriously hurt, ia a wreck of pas- oming. flagship of the Atlantic fleet,) J for the Collection of drafts, notes and Other "paper."
! senger train No. 3, on the G. S. & F. resulted in the loss of the lives ofla
Railroad sixty miles south of." Macon, four seamen of the Wyoming's crew.! The "rls of the bank also contain much information

r Trailing in the wake of the wreck-4 The accident occured near the spot;
jed train was the famous "Dixie Fly- where-a launch from the battleship
ier," the' Chicago-Jacksonville train j Minnesota went down in 1907 with!
-and a double disaster was only a-'the loss of eleven lives mostly young;
j voided by a heroic flagman. j midshipmen. Another coincidence'!
The scene of the wreck was on ; was that the Wyoming today was an-jj
(Gum Creek trestle. After the loco-jchored in the same place that the

motive and baggage cars passed over Minnesota was lying six and a half

a. ui ua;u i ail, iuc Uj .uai.a aii;cai-,.'taio uou

ied to have been lifted skyward, then



jover the embankment and a heavy

Pullman plowed into the rear of it.

! Directly behind this came the pri- Miss Minnie Carlysle Buky, young--

vate car of Vice President Munson, est daughter of Mrs. H. A. Buky of
of the G. S. & F. Railroad and this, this city, died at her mother's home
too, was carried down the twenty-! about midnight Tuesday after an ill-!
foot embankment into the swamp, ness of several months. j
Pullman sleepers behind were only! The funeral was from the family
derailed. j residence, 501 Kirby street, at 3:30 j
Above the cries of the injured and yesterday afternoon and was con-!

i panic stricken passengers came the ; ducted by Rev. V. M. Poage, pastor

shouts of Flagman F. G. varner, of of -St. James Methodist Episcopal
Macon, himself badly injured. church, South. The interment was
"Lookout, the Dixie Flyer is right ( in the family lot at West View cem-,
behind us," he shouted. "Help me etery. j
out and I'll stop. her." j Miss Buky had grown to woman--

T. J. Howard of the Macon Tele- hood in Palatka and was well belov belov-.graph,
.graph, belov-.graph, helped Varner out and with jed by a large circle of friends and j
blood streaming from his many inju-; acquaintances. She' was graduated
J ries and with one arm crippled ran j from Putnam high school in the class
j back on the track and placed fuses of 1902, and was later graduated
and stood there with his lantern to from Rollins College, Winter Park.
! signal the Flyer to stop. He reach- J For the past eight years she has

Iprl thp nlnPA inst in timp. nasspnsprs bppn with tht fJ AT Davie rmrl Son Is

that yon can use to advantage. 1
Don't hesitate to use all the facilities of our
bank. We have provided them for your service, and
we are always glad when you avail yourself of them.

. An Active United States Depositary.


well there

. is nothing quite

so swe et to the e ars (



e. l. withers


l of this city, manufacturers of cy-

press tanks.
FIRST TH1T OF THE SEASON j She is survived by her mother J
jMrs. H. A. Buky, and two sisters,'
J The new fast power boat, "City of -Misses Hattie and Ella, of this city, j
j Ocala" will make her first trip to Pa-; and one brother, Mr. Jesse D. Bu-j
ilatka tomorrow morning, leaving the ky of the Ocala Star.

dock at Silver Springs. The boatj The pall bearers were, Messrs.)
will now make regular trips between j Howell A. Davis, R. H. Cooper, Mau-j

Silver Springs and Palatka, making rice Lamon, Radcliffe Carman, F.
three round trips a week, going and P. DuPont and J. Harrison. Very
coming by daylight. irtany beautiful floral offerings cov-

The new "City of Ocala" will run'ered the casket. Palatka News

up stream, against the current, fast faster
er faster than the original boat did down
stream. She has been entirely re-



Auction Lot Sales a Specialty.

Huntington, West Va., and Ocala, Florida.
X Anywhere Everywhere Any time


? Watch this space for particulars of this valuable
X body of Marion County V richest lands, which will

suuii uc uiicicu iui saic.


Choose Your Gifts Here

. W'

Oar stock is varied and so are the prices. Every tsste and
every pocket book is sure to be suited. Va have

many inexpensive cut dainty Utile novelties iere

cesiaes silverware wnicn win incjte ezcexieni gizzz. WWi

This is a Jewelry store where you can get Just what

Everything in our fine line of silverware,

- x"-voo- vvnvc:c -m Hems, l c w rn wbilucs. ci. iL.Jikdiiis '. y. -.-, o i

' otht but real, tangible values, ffpfv

coupica who up-io-aaie zy. 4
Drcp In ani t us assist you j? y :

gifts let u pros to '.V-tM

j ru that Here is a Jifi:: I A' sS -Ti ,3Wl


The Chautauqua Ticket


modeled, greatly lengthened, a pilot
hcuse added, an engine of twice the
horsepower installed, and every con convenience
venience convenience of the modern nleasure

. n n a 'en to the one selling the greatest
yacht is placed at the command of

the passengers.

A cash bonus of $10 will be giv-

number of season tickets before Feb

ruary 5, 1914.
A cash bonus of $5 will be given
to the one selling the next greatest





The "City of Ocala" is safe, speedy
and handsome. Her builder, Mr.

Frank Mathews, is verv nroud of his

. ... i number of season tickets.

worK ana justly so; ne win command it

the vessel. She has been inspected I OJU,uuu l" i"78' "",
bv thfi Tlnitd Stateic marine insnec-i child 3 Seaon ticket will be given for.

tion .bureau and given a first class !every five adult tickets sold' or tw A
certificate as a passenger boat. I 3 "ckets for every ten adult j Y
The dining room and kitchen on!season tickets; two adult ason,
thP w. will nrovirt. aa fin. Sfirvio tickets or four children's tickets for 1 3.

c ? ci j mouL auun ecaouu tiiacis




as any hotel. The a la carte bills
show a menu second to none, and
anything desired can be had, from
a sandwich to an elaborate dinner.
Mr. Ed Carmichael of Ocala owns

the "City of Ocala" and is making!

the "daylight route" very" popular
with thfe tourists. His advertising
this season has been extensive and a
heavy tourist business Is- expected.
Bookings for the trip have already

been made to a considerable extent.

Contest starts Monday. Those
wishing to enter the contest call on
J. D. Rooney, secretary of the Board
of Trade, for tickets and necessary
instructions. Contest closes Feb.
15th. Start now.


Regular convocations of the Ocala

Mr. Weller Carmichael will have -"-

charge of the business for the line atilwul1" "w

i : ov) p. m. j. ti.. Simmons, n. sr.


Per Dozen

50 to 75c
Per Bunch

I Demefre & Basha



Silver Springs, Mr. Ed Carmichael in
Ocala and Mr. Charlie Rodoff, who
has an ofiBce in the Putnam House,
at Palatka, will look after the busi business
ness business of the line at that end.
Mr. Carmichael and a number of
friends will make the trip on the
new boat to Palatka tomorrow.



larioi- lsirtw Co,
Phone 118, Ocala, Fla.

The Ocala House Cafe which has
been closed for the past few weeks

is now open under new management

Jake Brown, Secretary.


To the Ladies of Ocala:
Feeling that I have been very for fortunate
tunate fortunate in securing the services of
Miss Katie Launiues, I wish to an-


Ocala Citizen Testifies for the Public

A truthful statement of an Ocala

citizen, given in his own words.

We wish to thank-all who assisted

at the recent fire at our home; also I

for the many kind wishes expressed.
Mr. and Mrs. F. G. B. Weihe.

Fair tonight, colder north portion
with probably heavy frost and colder
central portion with frost; Sunday

1 1 1 A t

Mr. Harrv Peter has secured a ir ana coiaer central ana soam por por-long
long por-long lease on this splendid property tions.
and will devote his attention toward J
iratimr it tho pct that h ? P pr hppn i COAST LINE'S TIME CARD

conducted in the city. He has secur

ed an experienced corps of help in

The winter schedule of the At-

the entire place from the culinary lantic Coast Line is now In effect. It

department to the front office and,ls as iouows.
proposes giving the traveling public Southbound
the very best that the market affords j No. 39 leaves Jacksonville at 9:30
and at prices as reasonable as good a. m., arrives Gainesville at 12:30

service and high class foods can be
served. Mr. Peter's many years
residence in this part of Florida, his
personal popularity and reputation
for square dealing all combine to in insure
sure insure his success in the operation of
the Ocala House Cafe. He invites
his many friends at home as well as
the traveling public to give him a
trial at his new place of business.
The advertisement of the cafe ap appears
pears appears in another column of today's

nounce to the ladies that she is an should convince the most skeptical
expert in several specialties. Besides j about the merits of Doan's Kidney
being a milliner of note, Miss Laun-jpills If you suffer from backache,
iues is an expert hair dresser and nervousness, sleeplessness, urinary
makes a specialty of treating the ; disorders or any form of kidney ills,
scalp. Our facilities for serving the use a tested kidney medicine.
ladies in these lines are now com-; At1 ni fHon toil, f nn9n.

j Kindey Pills. Could you demand
I more convincing proof of merit?
R. C. Lover'dge, 225; X. Magonlia
street, Ocala, Fla., says: "I have

plete and we Invite a call.
Miss Mary Affleck,
1-3-tf Commercial' Bank Bldg.


Judge Circuit Court W
lock. Ocala.

Histrirt Atfnrnev K. W. Davis, t

Ocala. jden't hesitate to advise their use in

Clerk Circuit Court P. H. Nugent, i cases of kidnej complaint."

i taken Doan's Kidney Pills for kidnev

S. Bui-j and bladder trouble and have found

them to be a reliable medicine. I

Mr. Loyeridge is dnly pne of many


Tax Collector W. L..' Colbert: 0caa x gratefully en

' Tax Assessor


A regular annual meeting of the
stockholders of the Marion Hard Hard-vare
vare Hard-vare Company will be held in their

office, Ocala, Fla., on January 13th,
; 1914, for the transaction of such
i business as shall come before the
i meeting. 12-18-tf
! H. B. Clarkson, President.
C. E. Nelson. Asst. Secretary.

rf-v A X

a. m., arrives ucaia at 2:u, arrives
St. Petersburg at 9:10 p. m.
No. 9 leaves Jacksonville at 3:40
p. m., arrives Gainesville at 6:53 p.
m., arrives Ocala at 8:45 p. m., ar arrives
rives arrives at Leesburg at 10 p. m.
No. 37 leaves Jacksonville at 9:30
p m., arrives Gainesville 12:37 a.
m., arrives Ocala 2:18 a. m., arrives
St. Petersburg 8 a. m.
No. 38 leaves St. Petersburg 8:30
p. m., arrives Ocala at 2:20 a. m..
arrives Gainesville 3:58 a. m. and
arrives Jacksonville 7 a. m.
No. 10 leaves Leesburg at 4:45 a.

m., arrives ucaza at o:uo a. m., ar arrives
rives arrives Gainesville at 7:35 a. m. and

arrives Jacksonville at 10:55 a. m.
No. 40 leaves St. Petersburg at
6:30 a. m., arrives Ocala 12:54 p.
m.. leaves Ocala 1:14 p. m., arrives
Gainesville at 3:30 p. m., arrives
Jacksonville at 6:30 p. m.

Alfred Ayer, Ocala.

Treasurer John M. Graham.
Surveyor W. A. Moorhead, Ocala.

Judge of Prouate Wm. E. Smith.


County Commissioners C. CarmI

chael, Ocaia; J.-W. Davis. Summer Summer-field;
field; Summer-field; W T. Henderson, Lynne; D. G

Watkins, Dunnellon; Walter Luff Luff-man,
man, Luff-man, Sparr.
Board Public Instruction -J. II.
Brinson. Superintendent. Ocala, B.
R. Blitch. Blitchton; J. S. Grantham.
Ocala Loage No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday at 7:30 p. m. at
Castle Hall, over the Jam8 Carlisle
drugstore. A cordial welcome to vis visiting
iting visiting brothers. Wm. M. Gober. C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, K. R. S. Ad

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you, don't simply ask for a kidney
remedy ask for Doan's Kidney

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the remedy hacked by home testi

mony. 50c. all stores. FoHer-MH-burn
Co., Proprietors, Buffalo, X. Y.,
"When your Back is Lame -Remember
the Name." 7.


5 or 6 doses 666 will break
any case of Chills & Fever, Colds
& LaGrippe; it acts on the liver
better than Calomel and does not

i gripe or sicken. Price 25c.

A Safer, More Reliable Remedy lias

Takes Ita Plaee la the Dragatwe
and la the Haaae
A few years ago, men, women and
children took calomel (or a sluggish
liver, and for const! pa Dion. They took

risks when they did so. Your family
doctor will be the first to tell you this
if he discovers you dosing: yourself
with calomeL
But the drug: trade has found a
safer, more pleasant remedy than cal

omel in Dodson's Liver Tone.
The Court Pharmacy tells us that
Its drug: store "eells Dodson's Liver
Tone in practically every cane of bil biliousness
iousness biliousness and liver troubles where cal calomel
omel calomel used to be taken.


It. R. Carroll, General Manager Port V. Leavengood, Business Manager
J. II. Benjamin, Editor
f i i I, i ..I i ... -i-
Ent?rel at Ocala, Fla., pcstoffice as second class matter.



One year, in advance...
Six months, in advance.
Three months, in advance. 1.25
One month, in advance i
The recommendation of the war
department that the Oklawaha be
improved from its mouth to Lake
Dora, and that 1175,000 be appro appropriated
priated appropriated by this Congress to begin
the work, should stir our people to
renewed effort in support of the un undertaking.
dertaking. undertaking. This recommendation
does not insure that even a dollar of
the amount called for will ever be
appropriated. It will not be unless
our senators and representatives
push it thru both houses. They will
be -materially assisted in this under undertaking
taking undertaking If the people of the region
concerned show great interest in it
and back them up vigorously, and in
doing this Ocala should be at the
front, for this city has more to gain
than any other place affected. A
strong delegation should be sent to
Washington to assist the congress congressmen
men congressmen in the work, and this is one of
the matters that should be acted
upon at the next meeting of the
Marion County Board of Trade.
In the work, so far as it has gone,
our Board of Trade has borne a
most important part. The trip thru
here of the engineers last spring un undoubtedly
doubtedly undoubtedly had much to do with the
favorable reports since rendered.
This shows what we can do when we
try, and we must not let up trying.
Mr. L. E. Dozier of Leesburg,
probably the most persistent of all
the Oklawaha improvement workers,
i3 now in Washington on this under undertaking,
taking, undertaking, and one or two Ocala men
should be there soon after Congress
reconvenes next week to help him.
The Star regrets to be informed
that Captain We'ihe is about to re resign
sign resign command of the Ocala Rifles,
and several members of the company
are decidedly doubtful about the
possibility of keeping the organiza organization
tion organization together.
It certainly will be a great mis mis-.
. mis-. take and something of a misfortune
.to the city and the entire state if the
company is compelled to disband.
The Ocala Rifles is one of the old oldest
est oldest companies, with one of the
cleanest records, in Florida. Our
city and county pride as well as our
sense of need, should impel us to
make the few sacrifices necessary to
keep it together.
The very class that leads in its
discouragement the business men
is likely to need it most if it is
The Star hoped that the county
commissioners would do something
for the company at their recent meet meeting,
ing, meeting, but while every petty interest
can have a representative before the
board, our deserving soldiers, as
modest as brave, have no one to
speak for them.
The Star urges our public spirited
people to awaken to the merits and
needs of our military company. Its
members do not ask for much. They
are ready to give all, if it is needed.
Some people are adepts in the art
of damning a man with praise at the
wrong- time.
Over 800,000 bushels, of corn from
Argentine Republic were unloaded in
New York this week, but that is only
more reason for corn club boys to
Jiustle. It never paid Florida to
keep her corn cribs in Kansas it
will pay less to keep them in South
Don't suppose that because you
registered last year, or any time in
the last thirty years, that you can
vote in the coming primaries. You
must register again and pay your
poll tax before March 1. Registra
tion books are open.
Mr. S. M. Stanley has secured the
license for his saloon, Tax Collector
Colbert having been advised by both
Mr. William Hocker and the state at
torney that the mandamus proceed
ings did not cover the point he con contended
tended contended for. The law seems to be en entirely
tirely entirely inoperative thruout the state.
The new Seaboard schedule, which
brings the morning northbound train
Into Ocala at 12:01, is proving very


One year, in advance $3.00
Six months, in advance.... 4.25
Three months, in advance. 2.25
One month, in advance SO
convenient to the people to the south
of Ocala. It would be more conven convenient
ient convenient if the Seaboard would start the
train out of Tampa at 7 a. m. instead
of 8 and bring it into Ocala at 11. It
would suit Tampa people, too, as
they are all early risers down there.
In fact, as far as the Star has been
able to observe, they never go to bed.
General Wood asks Congress to
appropriate $3,000,000 for field guns
and ammunition for the regular
army and the same sum for the state
troops. He says:
"If you sent our troops into war
as they are now, without guns or
ammunition, it would be absolute
slaughter. If called into the field
suddenly, we should have to go with
a small allowance of ammunition,
and we should have neither guns nor
ammunition enough for our field ar artillery
tillery artillery forces."
Accepting this statement as true,
the question arises: What have we
been doing with the money that has
been appropriated for the army? Our
army costs between a half and a
third as much as the German army,
which is ten times as large. Xo na nation
tion nation on earth has an army that costs
one-third as much as ours in propor proportion
tion proportion to size. Times-Union.
Its easy to answer this question.
It is strange that the military expert
of the Times-Union should ask it.
A German soldier is paid three or
four cents a day. An American sol sol-died
died sol-died receives ten or twelve times as
German soldiers are poorly fed
and their clothes are shoddy. Am American
erican American soldiers are fed on the best,
rnd their clothing is of good quality.
The American army, in its opera opera-:ions,
:ions, opera-:ions, its maineuvers, journeys, etc.,
has a respect for private property
not dreamed of in Germany or any
other part of the world, except Great
American army officers are engag engaged
ed engaged in looking after public works
that are attended to by other depart departments
ments departments of other governments.
And no matter where the money
has gone, it is not justice to the army
or the country to take chances of be being
ing being forced into certain defeat with
accompanying slaughter of thou thousands
sands thousands of our citizens and vast de destruction
struction destruction of property.
Japanese immigrants will never
become a serious factor in the polit
ical or economic life of this country,
Mexico or any other country of the
western hemisphere, according to
Dr. Shosu Sato, director of the col college
lege college of agriculture of the Tohuku
Imperial University, Sapporo, Japan,
who is in this country to deliver a
series of lectures at universities un under
der under the auspices of the Carnegie
Dr. Sato says that the great bulk
of Japanese emigration is to Man Manchuria,
churia, Manchuria, Korea and the more sparse sparsely
ly sparsely settled islands of the Japanese
"Talk about the Japanese over overrunning
running overrunning Mexico or the United States
or any other country of thi& contin continent
ent continent in fact, should not be taken ser seriously,"
iously," seriously," said Dr. Sato. "I do not be believe,
lieve, believe, that the Japanese will ever be become
come become a predominant or even a ma material
terial material factor in the politics of the
west and they certainly will not
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come over here in such numbers as
to affect seriously the economic life
of any of your nation: They are
not emigrating to the American con continent
tinent continent cow in great numbers and
they never vill do so.
"The Japanese government is en encouraging
couraging encouraging the eastward emigration
and in observation, of the treaty
agreement with the United States is
discouraging emigration to this
country. The government is care carefully
fully carefully watching which way the emi emigrants
grants emigrants go and made it so hard for
Japanese to leave their homes to set settle
tle settle in the United States that even

those who want to come here are
"it is only with abundant proof
that he will not settle in the United
States that a citizen of Japan can ob obtain
tain obtain a passport to this country. I
think the government is even too
strict in the issuance of passports. I
have known many students, for ex example,
ample, example, who wanted to come here for
only a few years study who have not
been able to get passports."
Dr. Sato is a graduate of Johns
Hopkins University, having receiv received
ed received his doctor's degree there in 18SG
in the same group with President
Wilson. He will be in this country
until the end of May lecturing at
universities and" colleges.
All who have read it are charmed
with the beautiful verse accompany accompanying
ing accompanying the illustration, "Glories of
Eventide," on the 1914 calendar is issued
sued issued Jjy the Munroe & Chambliss
Bank. It is as follows:
Life! we have been Ions together
Through pleasant and through cloudy
'Tis hard to part when friends are
Perhaps 'twill cost a sisrh. a tear;
Then steal away, give little warning'.
Choose thine own time;
Say not "Good night," but in some
brighter clime
Bid me "Good morning."
Appreciated by at Least One Agri Agriculturist
culturist Agriculturist in Alachua
A quail, being shot at by a hunter
and narrowly escaping with her life,
took refuge in a thicket, fainting
with fright, says Farm and Friends.
From a tree overhead an owl looked
down upon her sardonically. "You
are very silly," he remarked, "to al allow
low allow yourself to be hunted so when
you have the means of defense ready
at your hand. If you were to stop
killing the insects that prey on the
wheat then the corn man would
speedily perish of starvation." The
quail thanked him civilly for his ad advice.
vice. advice. ""However, if you don't mind"
said she, "I think I prefer to go on
doing what is so evidently my duty,
let others do as they may." Miami
The above reminds us that there
is at least one farmer in Alachua
county who appreciates the services
of the quail, dove and other birds.
G. W. Harrison, who conducts a large
farm about half way between Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville and Newman's lake, never mo molests
lests molests a bird in his field or permits any
one else to do so. He says birds
(and especially the quail) are the
farmer's best friend. Gainesville
For President Wilson to Reform
When He is Thru With the
Carabao Society
Says the Kansas City Star:
When President Wilson gets thru
teaching the army to sing "Three
Cheers for the Red, White and
Blue," instead of its damn, damn,
damn sqngs, the Society for the Sup Suppression
pression Suppression of Wet-Table-Cloth Har Harmony
mony Harmony respectfully invites his atten attention
tion attention to some needed reforms in civ civilian
ilian civilian vocalization.
Orpheus, who drew tears down
Pluto's iron cheek, had nothing on
the performers who gather around
the board at little dinners right here
in Kansas City and sing:
For he's a jolly good fellow,
For he's a jolly good fell-o-o-w,
For he's a jolly good fel-lo-o-o-o-w,
Has the president ever been awak awakened
ened awakened at 2 a. m. by the parting song
of weeping companions, lifted up un under
der under the lamp post on the corner,
complaining (hie):
How dry I am,
How dry I am,
Nobody knows
d ry
I (hie)
If a courtmartial ii
not considered
too drastic for army officers who lift
ui their voices in a harmonious wish
that the Filipino brother may be


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quately adequately the requirements of the city and county.
The business activities of Ocala are well represented here," and often ex express
press express approval of the service received.
The agricultural interests of Marion County find here complete accommo accommodation
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consigned to perdition, what punish
ment fits the crime of white-waist-!
coated sleek-headed domestic para-j
gons who forsake the family hearth-!
to pound on a jingling table-and!
Around her neck she wore a yellow
She wore it in December and in the
month of May.
And when they asked her why the
hell she done it,
She done it for her lover who was
far away.
Far away.
Far a-way;
She done it for her lover who was
far a-way-y-yj
The same songsters, whose great greatest
est greatest human want presently will be
somebody to hold their heads, never nevertheless
theless nevertheless insist with voices rapidly go going
ing going cracked that they wish they were
in happyland, where rivers of beer
abound, with sloegin rickeys grow growing
ing growing on trees and highballs rolling on
the ground
What? Highballs rolling on the
Yes! Highballs rolling on the
Man is eo constituted that nothing
but song will suffice him to advertise
the fact that he is happy. Song or
tears, and generally both together.
He will vociferate in melodious num
bers that inasmuch as a survey of
the table indicates that the gang is
all present, he is wholly and even
profanely free from all care and im immediately
mediately immediately thereafter will burst into
tears on receipt of information that
sweet Nellie Gray has been conveyed
far, far away and that in all human
probability he will never see his
darling any more. Still, conclusive
as that fact appears to him, he will
not let the matter rest there, but in insists
sists insists on complaining about it in a ris rising
ing rising falsetto.
The "Damn, damn, damn" song
was written by an American soldier
named William C. McDougal, during
his term of service in the Filipines,
and expressed homesickness as elo eloquently
quently eloquently if not as poetically as John
Howard Payne's "Home, Sweet
Home." It is sung to the tune of
"Tramp, tramp, tramp, the boys are
ID you ever stop to think
how wonderful it is that
simply a man's name means
the finest confectionery in
the world.
Xo need to mention even "candy
when you want the best Just
That we are the HUYLERS Store
of Ocala would vouch for our high
standard in other lines, even if we
had not our "20 years of quality"
behind us.
Our stock offers all the most de desired
sired desired Confections and many novelties.
A box is the key to delight where where-ever
ever where-ever you're going always appreci appreciated,
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and Electric Institute
Announces the moving of the Institute
offices and treatment rooms to the Z. Butte
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of Public Square, entrance between The
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and the words are as fol
There's a land of dopy dreams,
Peaceful, happy Philippines,
Where the bolomen are busy night and
Where the natives steal and lie,
iid Americanos die,
While the soldier sings this Filipino
lay: r
Damn, damn, damn the Filipinos.
Pock-marked Kakiak ladrones,
And beneath the starry flag,
Civilize "em with a Krag,
And return us to our own beloved
Social wants are very few,
All the ladies smoke and chew,
And do other things that padres say
are wrong;
Presidentes cut no ice,
For they live on fish and rice.
And the soldier still will sing that
same old song:
'Neath the nigger's nipa thatch.
Where the lazy lepers scratch,
Only haven after hiking all day long,
As I lay me down to sleep,
i?limy lizards o'er me creep.
And I hear the soldiers sing this eve evening
ning evening song:
Things generally haven't changed
much in the past three or four cen centuries.
turies. centuries. Shakspere wrote, more than
three hundred years ago, "Fashion
wears out more apparel than the
The registration books of Marion
county will be open for registration
in each election district dur'ng the
months of January and February,
1914. In district Xo. 1 (Ocala) the
book will be open from Monday noon
till Saturday noon and Friday nights
till 10 o'clock of each week from
first Monday in January till first
Monday in March.
All persons who fail to register in
their respective districts can regis register
ter register at my office in Ocala any day
(Sundays excepted) between March
15th and April 13th. D. M. Barco,
Supervisor Registration Marion Co.
Office upstairs in court house

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Experiences of 31iss Isabel Davis,
Canning Club Prize Winner, in
the National Capital
On the afternoon of Wednesday,
the 10th of December, 1913, and at
the hour of 4:20, the heart of a lit
tle girl named Isabel Davis was made
exceedingly happy as I boarded the
train for Jacksonville. Then the'
next morning to meet Miss Harris
and start to Washington, D. C. With
the exception of mother's forlorn as
pect at my going so far away from
her, I must say that this afternoon
was one of the happiest of my life,
!The very happiest was the 2Sth day j

of November, 'the day I heard I hadjoe of the most beautiful, but also

won out victorious in the tomato.
club. We left Jacksonville at 9:30
a. m. the next day. Our trip on to;
Washington was one of unbroken
pleasure and so instructive to me.
We arrived in Washington at 8:45;
Friday morning. The plan of Wash-1
ington is a beautiful one. From the
capitol building, as a center, the city
is laid out in four great parts, in i
each of which the streets cross one!
another at right angles. There are I
wide avenues and where these ave- I
nues cut through the streets there j
are such lovely little parks, and so
pretty and curiously shaped and fill-
ed with statues, fountains, flowers

and trees, and they form one of the'at the house side, and pushing our

chief beauties of the city. Why
these parks were so placed not so j
much for beauty as for defence.
The man who planned Washington
was a Frenchman, who had left Paris
about the time of the French revo revolution
lution revolution when the mobs were destroy
ing the government. In. laying out
our capital city he had tlie bloody
scenes of Paris in his mind, and he
planned a city which he thought
could be easily defended at the same
time be beautiful.
Washington has over two ,hun-
dred miles of streets. They are nav
ed with gray asphalt and are as
smooth as a floor. Now we are to
start out sight-seeing. The great
government buildings are often far
apart; it must be a 'full mile from
the White House to the capitol,
which is situated on a high hill to the
east. Farther on we come to the
Congressional Library, which is the
most beautiful public building in the j
United States. It covers nearly four!
acres of ground and Us great golJLen I
dome can be seen shining in the sun sunlight
light sunlight for ever so far. Leaving i.he
library we go to the navy yard on the
eastern branch of the Potmac. We
are allowed to pass in by the soldiers
guarding the gate and we visit the
foundries where the great guns for
our battleships are made. We
went to the arsnel to watch the pa parade
rade parade of some of the companies of sol soldiers
diers soldiers who are here to guard our
capitol city. Next to the red brick
building of the national museum
flanked by the great brown stone
castle like Smithsonian Institute,
back of which stands the offices and
greenhouses of the agricultural de department.
partment. department. A little rarther on, we
leave the trees and enter a large field
one edge of which is washed by the
waters of the Potomac river and
here we see the high monument
built in memory of George Washing Washington.
ton. Washington. The 'Washington monument
may be seen from any part of the
city. At a long distance it looks
like a big piece of chalk with a well
shaped point. It see'ms to grow as
we come toward it. It gets bigger
and bigger and as we walk up the
little hill on the bank of the Poto Potomac,
mac, Potomac, where it stands, it looks just
like a great big marble wall built
right up into the sky. The monu monument
ment monument is made of hundreds of blocks,
so closely joined together that you
can hardly see where one stone fits
into another It is fifty-five feet
square at the base and slopes up upward
ward upward so gradually that if you could
slice off the top where -the shaft be begins
gins begins to slope to a point you could
build there a house with four large
rooms on each floor. The inside of
this huge structure is hollow. There
is an elevator in it. We walked up
the steps, 995 in number, and camt
down in the elevator. As we stand
again at the foot of this monument,
and look toward the north, we face
three of our chief government build buildings.
ings. buildings. There, at the left, is the large
granite structure occupied by the
state, war and navy departments,
at the right, i3 the somber gra
treasury department, where much
of our national money is kept and
in the center shines out the White
House, where the president lives.
Here we must stop to take a look at
the White House before we enter. It
looks to me, just what I imagine a
marble palace looks. Turning to the
left through the hall we first visit
the east room. This is one of the
largest parlors in the United States.
It takes up the whole east side of the
White House. Its floor is so big
thtit it takes more than four hun hundred
dred hundred yards of carpet to cover it.
There in the east room we had the

pleasure of meeting the first lady of

our land, Mrs. Woodrow Wilson.
must confess now that I was disap-I
i i
pointed in not meeting Mr. Wilson,'
but he was sick.
it- 4
j We all found her not very di
Iferent from
I She seemed
, was once a
other ladies
we know.
to remember that
little girl (but I know;
? V
she never knew the pleasure of being;'?
cne of Mrs. Moorehead's tomato
girls). She treated us so kindly and
asked us questions about our toma-1'?
toes, etc.
'Now v:e must leave the White
House and make out way down
Pennsylvania avenue to the cap-
What a beautiful building it
is! As we come nearer the building
; grows larger and larger and I believe
j'what my dear, good chaperone, Miss
Harris, tells me, that it is not only
one of the largest
kind in the world.
buildings of its
It covers three
and one-half acres of ground and it j X
;kas so many rooms that there are
I parts of it in which we might wander
about in for a long time, should we
get lost, without finding our way out.
Entering the capitol we find its
rooms swarming with people. Why
it is a- city itself, the chief business
of whiih is to make laws of our na-
tipn. The two great law making
bodies are at the opposite ends of the
building. In the south wing is the
hall of the house of representatives,
and in the north is the chamber of
!tne Lnitea states senate. We enter
way through the crowds, soon find
ourselves in the galleries of the larg-
est legislative hall in the world. We
are in the hall of the house of repre representatives,
sentatives, representatives, 1 wish I knew just how
high the ceiling is, it is so very, very
Below the ceiling running all
around the room are hanks of galler-
, ies which begin at the edge of a.great
J pit and slope upward to the wall,
As we sit in the gallery we look down
into the pit upon our representatives
in congress at work. Each has a
desk much like a school desk before
him, it looks something like a school
room with the speaker of the house
in the teacher's place. I was so glad
to meet the speaker of the house, Mr.
Champ Clark. I think it just grand
that our congressman, Mr. Frank
Clark, had us take luncheon with
him at the Congress Hall hotel. And
all those little boys who are running
about with letters and papers in their
hands? They are the page boys of
congress; they run errands for the
congressmen. I wonder if they are
really., more pleased with their posi position
tion position than the corn boy is with his?
But then all boys can't be corn boys,
so we will not object to the page boy.
Next we visit such a very interesting
building. It is a large granite build building,
ing, building, containing the state, army and
navy departments. The state depart department
ment department has charge of the business be between
tween between the United States and foreign
nations. There, I am told, all our
treaties or contracts with foreign na nations
tions nations are kept. The navy depart department
ment department is the side of the building
which faces the White House. There
the secretary of the navy has his of offices.
fices. offices. A country like ours must have
many war ships to defend it. There
we saw so many beautiful models of
war vessels. These models are toy
ships, in all their parts exactly like
our own men-of-war, only thousands
of times less in size. Passing down
Pennsylvania avenue, we visit the
treasury department. The treasury
has to do with the money of our gov government.
ernment. government. The money is sent to the
treasury to be kept until needed. I
think that from now on my civil gov government
ernment government lessons will not seem a
"bundle of perplexities." I really
know what they mean by congress,
house of representatives, state, war
and navy departments. I so much
wish I had time and space to tell you
all about the lovely theater parties
at which we were nicely entertained.
All about the reception given all the
girl's canning club prize winners of
the Southern states and ladies in
charge of these clubs.
Our visit to the zoo and-all about
the wonderful animals. Of our trip
to the Arlington cemetery, where we
saw the famous Robert E. Lee home.
More about our visit to Mt. Ver Vernon,
non, Vernon, George Washington's old home,
that alone was well worth a trip to
Washington. We went through the
entire building. It was all so quaint
and interesting. Saw little Nellie
Curtis' piano and so many old things.
I must say that a trip to Washington
with a chaperone like Miss Agnes
Ellen Harris is a most remarkable
trip for any little girl.
My: My: l wish all or you peo-i
pie could have heard Secretary' Hous-j
ton's address in presenting diplomas
to the seventy-five state winners in
the corn, cotton, canning, garden gardening
ing gardening clubs. The presentation was
made out doors in the shadow of the
Washington monument. Wo child children,
ren, children, though very plain, were, I dare
say, as happy a group as was ever in'
Washington. You see we were a
"new sort of champions and a new
sort of army" and Mr. Houston made
us think we were very important to


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Don't let it lapse even a little bit it may sulk on you all the
remainder of the season.
Maintain your regular snpply of OUR ICE all through the season.
That is the way to save on your ice bill.


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be a prize winner,
were photographed
Here again we
for the moving
Now a word of thanks to all who
have so interested themselves in the
behalf of myself and others connect connected
ed connected with the canning club of Marion
county and state.
In the first place, I think to Mrs.
Moorehead is due the greatest consid-.
eration for the able manner in which
she has conducted our canning club
work. I thank her so much for coin coining
ing coining to our little schoolhouse one
rainy day last February and organiz organizing
ing organizing the 'omato club and I feel sure
that others than myself know that
she has done these things for the
love of seeing Marion county and her
young people advance.
Then to others who have contribu contributed
ted contributed what perhaps was the main in inducement
ducement inducement for the success of this val-
! uable cause, viz., the contributing of
various sums of money as prizes and
for other valuable presents, that will
be here when money is gone, especi especially
ally especially that of being able to receive a
course at the women's college in
Tallahassee. To The Munroe and
Chambliss bank and to Dr. Boozer,
president of the Commercial bank,
who contributed a first county prize,
(Concluded on Page Seven)


attention given to small tracts.
bought. j
Bought and Sold.
Farm Tools, Casoline Engines, Wag Wagons,
ons, Wagons, Buggies, Harness, Beds and
Bedding, Stoves, Tinware, Queens Queens-ware,
ware, Queens-ware, Crockery, Etc
Phone 481
?19 S. .Main Street, Ocala, Fa.
J. E. Frainpton, Formerly of
Lamar, Missouri
Is now located In Ocala. 23 years
of my life has been spent in dif different,
ferent, different, lines of work which I
profe?s to follow.- This experi experience
ence experience coupled with a thorough
course of training in Piano Tun Tun-In?,
In?, Tun-In?, Regulation and how to care
for your piano, is why I ask an
opportunity to prove It by my
work. I profess to be an expert
workman on IManos. Organs and
iSewinsr Machines. Drop a card
cr call at 225 Daughertr street
until further notice. References
Florida raised SO-day Oats for sale
at Ocala Seed Store. 12-19 U



(If you have any items for this department call phone 106)

Dancing Tea for Miss Stovall
The second of a series of delight delightful
ful delightful social affairs In which Miss Gen Geneva
eva Geneva Stovall will be the principal
guest was given jesterday from 4 to
7 o'clock by Mrs. Clarence Camp at
the Country Club.
Mrs. Camp and Miss Stovall with
Miss Ethel Harrell received infor informally.
mally. informally. Miss Stovall, by her charm charming
ing charming and winsome manner, is making
berself very popular among the wide
circle of friends of her hostess, Miss
Minnie Stovall, and yesterday she
was always the central figure in any
group where she was found. She
wore a beautiful light blue crepe de
chene with an accordian plaited
white chiffon skirt, and a little light
blue velvet poke hat. Miss Harrell,
whose brunette beauty is greatly ad admired,
mired, admired, wore blue charmeuse with a
black picture hat and blue plumes.
Mrs. Camp's parties are always
lovely and for this particular occas occasion
ion occasion she chose as her mode of enter entertaining
taining entertaining dancing, which gave the.
guests the greatest of pleasure, as
her invitation list included the young
society contingent who have all, with
only a few exceptions, become de devotees
votees devotees of the new steps which have
Invaded the dancing world this sea season.
son. season. A three-piece orchestra fur furnished
nished furnished the delightful music and for
two hour3 and a half the merry
crowd barely paused between dances.
Tea and wafers were served in the
tea room as the guests arrived, and
later in the evening a delicious sup supper
per supper was enjoyed in the dining room,
consisting of creamed chicken with
mushrooms in green peppers, deviled
eggs, tomatoes with mayonnaise, hot
buttered rolls, sliced cold ham,
pickles, olives, salted almonds, waf wafers,
ers, wafers, coffee and fruit. Assisting the
hostess were her four school girl
daughters, Misses Stella, Nettie,'
Carita and Nina Camp, Mary Har Harriett
riett Harriett Livingston, Louise Rentz, Mrs.
Violet Powers, Mrs. C. H. Lloyd,
Mrs. J. C. B. Koonce and Mrs. Ralph
Those present to meet Miss Sto Stovall
vall Stovall were Misses Alice Bullock, Ber Ber-nice
nice Ber-nice Wright of Macon, Mildred El Ellen
len Ellen Montgomery and Lula Roberts of
Elizabethtown, Ky., Bettie Wray Mc Mc-Iver,
Iver, Mc-Iver, Hester Dewey, Janet Weathers,
Kathleen Jackson, Minnie Stovall,
Clara Johnson, Ethel Harrell, Fanny
and Rosebud Robinson, Gertie Pey Peyser,
ser, Peyser, Adele Bittinger, Blanche Mizelle,
Mary Burford, Mrs. Powers, Mrs.
William Hocker, Mrs. Ford, Mrs.
-Clifton Camp, Mrs. Koonce, Miss
Emily Stotesbury, Mr. and Mrs.
Lloyd, Messrs. William Camp, Phil
Robinson, William Bullock, Fred Frederick
erick Frederick Hocker, Carlisle Izlar, Henry
Spencer, Whit Palmer, T. H. Harris,
W. V. Newsom, Guy Zewadski, Clar-
.n ra f a ft art Pof A n A avc rx T i m

Rentz and Norton Davis.


Mr. C. P. Howell, who has beehxat

his old home in Clarksburg, W. Va

for the past two mpnths, attending to

business, returned! yesterday, accom accompanied
panied accompanied by his mother, who will visit,

Bis family for several weeks.

The friends of Mrs. Mary Dodge
Maddox will learn with deep regret
that she is ill in the hospital at Nor-




If You
Want to

oeii or

New or

Hand Furniture
Phone, write or call on
us before doing so.
We are buying, selling.,
and exchanging both
New and Second-hand
Furniture all the time,
and can accommodate
Easy terms made on
enstallment contracts if
you are not prepared to
pay cash.
Marion Furniture
C. A. FORT, Proprietor
West Fxporiticn Sfrcef,

folk, Va. Mrs. Maddox has been
visiting her brother and sister-in-law,
Rev. and Mrs. Richard Dodge,
at Cape Charles, Va., and yesterday
was taken from their home to the
U. D. C. Meeting
The regular monthly business
meeting of Dickison Chapter of- the
United Daughters of the Confederacy
was held yesterday afternoon at 3
o'clock at the home of Mrs. L. T. Iz Izlar.
lar. Izlar. The president, Mrs. D. E. Mc Mc-Iver,
Iver, Mc-Iver, was in the chair.
The minutes of the last meeting
were read and accepted, after which
the retiring treasurer, Mrs. D. M.
Smith, made her annual report, stat stating
ing stating that there was in the building
fund $497, and in the general fund
Mrs. S. T. Sistrunk was appointed
secretary to fill the vacancy caused
by the resignation of Mrs. A. A.
A silver tea will be given at the
home of Mrs. Ed Carmichael on
Robert E. Lee's birthday, Jan. 19th.
The historian, Mrs. R. R. Carroll,
read an interesting piece about Helen
The chapter adjourned $ to. meet
with Mrs. J. T. Lancaster In Febru February,
ary, February, after which Mrs. Izlar served
tea and wafers.
Presbyterian Social
The annual New Year' silver tea
given by the Ladies' .Aid Society of
the Presbyterian church will be held
Monday afternoon at the manse, Dr.
and Mrs. W. II. Dodge receiving the
congregation and all friends between
the hours of 3 and 6 o'clock. A spe special
cial special invitation is extended to the
Mr. and Mrs. Coe, who have been
visiting their daughter, Mrs. H. F.
Watt, will go to .Tampa Monday for
a visit with their niece.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph S. Neuhan of
Baltimore and daughter, Mrs. W. I.
Bloom and baby, of Atlanta, arrived
this afternoon to visit the former's
daughter, Mrs. Leon Fishel.
Rev. J. G. Glass returned this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon from Island Grove, where he
has been looking after business since
The Star is afraid that faintheart faintheartedness
edness faintheartedness on the part of Ocala boys is
going to allow a lovely Marion coun county
ty county flower to be transplanted to South
Miss Miriam Pasteur, assistant
principal of the Palatka high school,
has returned from Ocala, whither
she went to pass the holiday season.
Palatka News.

Miss Kaye, the clever and charm charming
ing charming young lady who has been here

-promoting Chautauqua work, has
gone on to Clearwater.
Mrs. Mary Eagleton returned home
yesterday from Philadelphia, where
she accompanied her daughter, Miss
Margaret Eagleton-back-toschool.
Mrs. Adelaide-Harrison and Miss
Jessie Shortridgef of Citra visited
Ocala relatives this week.

Mrs. C. C. Fraser, and daughter,

Miss Mary of Kmeka, are in the

city, the guests cfrs. Fraser's son,

Mr. S. E. Fraser.

Miss Dorothy Morrish of the
Starke High School faculty, attended
the meeting of the Florida Educa Educational
tional Educational Association at Key West last
week. Starke Telegraph.
Miss Morrish has been the guest of
Miss Dorothy Schreiber and has many

friends in Ocala,,

rs. W. D. Graham of Reddick at

tended the mont,nlymeeting of the
Daughters of the Confederacy yester yesterday
day yesterday afternoon, steeeing a zealous
member of Dickison Chapter.


Grace Church (Episcopal)
(Corner S. Broadway and Watula
St. Rev. Jas. G. Glass, Rector; resi residence,
dence, residence, 311 S. Broadway; phone 413.)
7:30 a. m. Holy communion.
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Morning Braver, litanv

and sermon.
7:30 p. m. Evening prayer.
Choir practice 7:30 p. m. Friday.
Meetings of vestry and societies at
hours appointed.
m m m
(Rev. Banyan Stephens, Pastor)
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Preaching by the pas pastor.
tor. pastor. "Working for the Imperishable."
12 o'clock Communion.
3 p. m. Junior Union.
6:30 p. m. B. Y. P. U.
7:30 p. m. Preaching by the pas pastor.
tor. pastor. "The Conversion of Lydia."
A hearty welcome to all.
(Pastor, Rev. W. H. Dodge, D. D.)
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Sermon.
Sacrament of Lord's Supper.
3 p. m. Junior Missionary So Society.
ciety. Society. 7 p. m. Sermon.
A cordial invitation is extended to
the public and all strangers in the
(Rev. J. M. Gross, Pastor)
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. ni. Preaching.
Reception of members.
2:30 p. m. Junior League.
3:30 p. m. Senior League.
7 p. m. Preaching.
All are cordially invited to all the
services. Strangers welcome.
Senior Epworth League
Meets Sunday afternoon at 3:30
o'clock. Subject, "From Wavering
to Steadfastness."
Leader, Miss Martha-Kate Rentz.
Everyone cordially invited to at attend.
tend. attend. Song, "Close to Thee."
Responsive reading on Promises.
Chain of prayer for divine
Bible lesson: Matt. 16:13-18;
Mark 14:66-72; John 21:15-19.
Hymn, "Lord Divine all Love Ex Expelling."
pelling." Expelling." Five minute talk on "Peter's
Wavering" Miss Sally Byrd Yonge.
Vocal solo, selected Miss Cecile
Five minute talk on "Peter's
Triumph" Mr. Rilea.
Hymn, "True Hearted, WThole
Poem reading, "Give Us Men"
Eunice Ellis.
Board illustration of subject by
the leader. y 1
Open discussion.
Hymn, "Pass Me Not."
Application of the lesson, "Every "Everyday
day "Everyday Steadfastness"- Dr. Izlar.
Roll call responded to by Bible
verses on subject.
League benediction.
Junior Epworth League
Meets at 2:30 o'clock tomorrow
afternoon at the Methodist church.
Subject, "What to Do with God's
Day." Leader, Louise Rentz. Ev Everyone
eryone Everyone cordially invited.
Song, "Sweet Hour of Prayer."
Scripture reading: Matt. 12:1-14.
The Lord's Prayer in concert.
Memory verse: Exodus 20:8-9-10-
Song, "Follow Me."
"Sabbath Customs" By Juniors.
Song, "Safely Through Another
Week." (Hymnal).
Question box.
Special song, "Gospel Bells" By
Reading, by a Junior.
Hymn, "Come Thou Almighty

As chairman of the music depart department
ment department of the Woman's Club we are
very glad to announce that Ocala
will have the great privilege of hear

ing the world famed violinist, Maude!

Powell, in concert at the Temple
Theater Wednesday evening, Janu January
ary January 21st. We ask the co-operation
of the press and of every one in

j Ocala who cares for real culture to

aid us in filling the opera house on
that evening. Maude Powell's pro program
gram program will include classic and light
popular numbers. Any person who
have special selections which they
wish to have rendered will please no notify
tify notify me, phone 164, and I will try to
have them included in the pro program.
gram. program. Marguerite Porter.





The Blesch Barber Shop has.
now moved from the Thomp-

son Building to the new and
elegant appointed quarters in
the Harrington Hall Hotel,
where the best of service a a-waits
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Edges and Insertions
Embroideries: Very Beautiful, they are especially
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18, 27 and 45 in.
From 50 cents to $2
Special Reduction: Long Cloth, Table Linen, and Dollies


League benediction.
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Morning services.
Sermon by pastor. Rev. James T.
Laz i.
2 p. m.Junior Society.
7 p. m. Evening se Ices.
Sermon by State Evangelist C. O.
A cordial invitation extended to all.
' Junior Society
Leader, Leonard Wesson.
Song, No. 118.
Lord's Prayer in concert.
Bible lesson, Psalms 8:1-9, iead
by leader.
Subject, "What My School Studies
Teach Me About God."
Lesson story, "One of India's Mis Missionaries"
sionaries" Missionaries" Hugh Chace.
Song, Xo. 37.
General discussion of school work,
each one present telling what he is
studying and which of his studies he
likes best.
Song, Xo. 16.
Sentence prayers.
Reference drills.
Mission study, "What They Be Believe"
lieve" Believe" James Gilmore.
Song, Xo. 2 7.
Collection and reading of the Xew
Year's resolutions.
Roll call.

Wc arc
Well Pleased
With 1913
And we trust that our efforts to
please you during the year have met
with your entire approval.
For the liberal patronage accord

ed us we thank you. ?

During 1914 we shall continue to
make every endeavor to please you.
To this end all we ask is a trial
if you are not numbered among our


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St. .Margaret's Guild will hold an
important meeting Monday afternoon
at 3 o'clock (Jan. 12th) at the home
of Mrs. Gamsby. All members are
urged to be present.


Lost Found, Wanted, For Sale
For Rent and Similar Local Needs
FOR REXT Furnished rooms.
Call at Xo. 513. Adams St. 12-31 tf
WANTED A small roll top desk;
must be in good repair and low. in
price. Address H. D., care Evening

jStar. iz-3i-bt-

On account of constantly increas increasing
ing increasing business and a need of more
room, I have moved to the Burnett
building at 14 Fort King avenue,
formerly occupied by the Hurst
Clothing Company. With my im improved
proved improved facilities I am now better
prepared than ever to handle any
business in my line of painting, wall
papering, etc. J. G. SWAIM,
l-3-7t The Painter.


FOR REXT OR SALE Two mod modern,
ern, modern, five-room bungalows, attractive attractively
ly attractively built and fitted with all modern
conveniences. Apply to Dr. Chace,
Holder block, or D. S. Welsh, Ocala
Lumber & Supply Co. 12-19-lm
RAGS WAXTED The Star office
will buy CLEAN COTTOX rags for
use in cleaning up presses and ma machinery.
chinery. machinery. 12-12-tf

and a splendid farm animal. Also
a surry and harness in good condi

tion; will be sold separately If de

sired. Phone 37M, or address P. O.
Box 90, Ocala, Fla. 12-6t"
FOR SALE Thoroughbred Duroc
boar about 11 months old. Reason Reasonable
able Reasonable price.' Address, W. E. Park,
general delivery, Ocala. l-5-6t
ROOMS Furnished and unfur unfurnished,
nished, unfurnished, for rent. Suitable for light
housekeeping. Apply to Mrs. O. L.
Bachelder, 308 W. Broadway. 18-6t

borrow $250 on good, improved land
as security. Address "G." care the
Star. 1-9-tf

The Merchant's Cafe is a first class
place to take your meals. Open night
and day. J. R. Dewey, proprie proprietor.
tor. proprietor. 2-2S-tf

FOR REXT Office rooms in the
Smith building. Apply to M. J.
Rcess, Ocala, Fla. 1-6-1 2t
FOR SALE A large, Florida Florida-raised
raised Florida-raised mule; suitable for hauling

STRAYED From my place in the
first ward Wednesday night, sorrel
mare, white spot in forehead; 9
years old. Suitable reward for re return
turn return or information leading to her
recovery. Carl Wenzel, corner We We-nona
nona We-nona and Washington streets. l-9-3t
FOR REXT Xicely furnished
front rooms in best part of city; con convenient
venient convenient to best boarding house dis district.
trict. district. Ph'bne 130. l-10-3t

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what chance do you think you'd have of recovering it ?
that you had a desirable lot of household furniture for
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how long would you remain outside the "Nut Club" ?

that -you have just received a fine line of the latest
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sufficient money to enter the above

college tor a course, wnicn 1 am t

proud to say, I shall soon be receiv receiving.
ing. receiving. Also the Marion Hardware Com Company
pany Company for the valuable canning outfit
they gave as a county prize, this en enabling
abling enabling those instructed to put into
practice what would probably have
failed in theory. To Cohen Bros.,
Jacksonville, for the first state prize,
I especially thank them, it gives me

I great satisfaction to say I have re re-;
; re-; ceived a portion of your generous

gift. To say the least, it was so
thoughtful of you business men to
even think of our welfare. I am
glad to say I won a prize offered by
the largest store in Florida. To the

through my industry and persever- make me strive for the prizes I liave
ance I receive it, and that I may con-! won and the pleasure I have receiv receiv-tinue
tinue receiv-tinue in the future to feel the same ed in so doing. Sincerely,
interest in the tomato club as I have Isabel Davis,
in tho past.
To E. O. Painter Fertilizer Com- WORMS THE CAUSE OF YTJUR
pany, Jacksonville, for the -pretty and; CHILD'S PAIXS
valuable gold watch which I won and ;
am glad to sav am verv proud of, not '- A foul disagreeable breath, dark
nnlv as an ornament "but that it is circls around the eyes, at times fev fev-onij
onij fev-onij as an ornament, but that xt is erishf w,th great tMrgtj cheeks flush.
such a good timekeeper and I really ; ed and then pale, abdomen swollen
so much wanted such a watch. I J with sharp cramping pains are all
have already had the pleasure of ; indications of worms; Don't let

your cnna sutler Jvickapoo Worm
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the worms while its laxative effect

her mnuence in persuading my pa- s

rents to let me go to Washington

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child by removing the dangerous

and disagreeable effect of worms and
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with her, so that I might gain, by ; Worm Killer as a health producer,
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Florida Federation of Women's I Also to Wilson and Toomer Fertil-

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j kind words to me and feel that they j
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for the money he donated foj- my ex- i
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(Cosrriztt 1914 by A. C. UcCiari Ca
A Specter at the Feast
What the Box Contained.
Jessie Willard'a visit to Rudolph
Van Vechten partook more of the na nature
ture nature of a visitation as of eome heal healing
ing healing shrine's patron saint; for by Sat Saturday
urday Saturday night he had so far recovered
that, at his uncle's repeated urgent so solicitations,
licitations, solicitations, he was able to attire him himself
self himself in the habiliments of formality
and attend the directors meeting, of
which already he had been notified.
In the gallery of the dining-room
modeled after Thane Cedric's banquet-ing-hall
an orchestra discoursed syn syncopated
copated syncopated melody in blissful ignorance
of anachronism. The president of
the Continental Union Banking and
Trust company and the head of the At Atlas
las Atlas Safe company occupied seats of
honor, and their long laudatory re responses
sponses responses put the finishing touch to Ru Rudolph's
dolph's Rudolph's impatience to be up and away.
Midnight approached like the ter termination
mination termination of a sentry's winter vigil,
and as he determined to slip from his
seat near the long table's foot and
find his hat and top-coat, there came
a diversion that stayed him. By con contrast,
trast, contrast, any interruption to the oratory
was interesting.
The butler noiselessly approached
the head of the table and held a whis whispered
pered whispered colloquy with the host. After a
minute or two the Man of Iron nodded,
the butler stole away, and the man
who was speaking at the time, realiz realizing
ing realizing that something extraordinary was
impending, paused, faltered, stopped,
and sat down.
Four men, clad In overalls and jum jumpers,
pers, jumpers, entered, carefully bearing among
them a large oblong box. They halted
and upheld it with patent effort while
Mr. Tan Vechten arose and, in his un-
impassioned manner, addressed his
Gentlemen," said he, "some of our
friends have not forgotten the occa occasion
sion occasion we are assembled here tonight to
celebrate. We have here, I am as
sured, something that will commemo commemorate
rate commemorate this happy event in a most re
markable and fitting way
And much more to the same effect.
Then a space was cleared in the
center of the long table, a few of the
diners were disturbed, and the box
was deposited thereon. The porters
Everybody eyed the innovation cu
riously and a bit distrustfully, too.
The box, suggesting as it did the end
of human endeavor, was not an in
spiriting center-piece, nor was it In
harmony with the temper of the eve
ning; but after much jocose specula
tion respecting ita likely contents, at
the host's command servants appear
ed1 with screw-drivers, and, amid an
expectant hush, the lid was removed
The disclosure, coming as it did into
the very heart of the company's good
humor, was realized only reeultantly;
for the box did not belie what it sug suggested.
gested. suggested. It really contained a coffin:
one distinguished by its elegant cream-
colored silk-plush covering and pure
rose-gold ornamentation. The long
extension handles were of the same
metal, as was also the name-plate.
Upon this latter was a single engraved
With the injection into the banquet
of an element so sensational and
startling, Rudolph Van Vechten's de desire
sire desire to depart vanished; he was not
unaffected by the excitement that
stirred the rest of the company. But
presently he observed that the inci incident
dent incident conveyed a special meaning to
certain of those present particularly
to his uncle.
Was the whole thing a huge prac practical
tical practical joke?
The Man of Iron pointed out that
if it was, it must have been an ex expensive
pensive expensive one for the perpetrator. Then
came the suggestion of an infernal
machine, and once more a hush fell
upon the gathering.
These men, however, were not lack lacking
ing lacking in courage. Very cautiously the
casket was removed from the box, the
box was taken away, and the former
was given the place of honor, where
it reposed like a beautiful but unat unattractive
tractive unattractive epergne.
In the silence that accompanied this
operation a distinct ticking sound,
emanating from the casket, was plain plainly
ly plainly audible, and the diners, some of
them overturning chairs in their
haste, recoiled to the walls, where
they stood staring In horror at this
unwelcome prefiguration of the grave.
At this moment a quiet voice vs
heard to say:
"Carefully, gentlemen; a slight jar
might prove disastrous."
The company turned to behold a
man of impressive appearance. He
might have been one of them, though
none had seen him previously that
night. His white hair, his smooth smooth-shaven,
shaven, smooth-shaven, finely wrinkled face, his mag magnetic
netic magnetic eyes, were all a part of a com commanding
manding commanding personality, and it was no
more than natural that he should be
looked to for an explanation of the

composed, there was no

mistaking the fact that he completely

dominated the situation.
Van Vechten noted that his uncle
recognized the man, and that the Man
of Iron's attitude all at once became
one of tense, alert watchfulness.
With an air that impelled many to
follow his example, the stranger con
sulted his watch; an average declara
tion of all the watches would have
fixed the time at twelve minutes till
He advanced to the table, from
which everybody else shrank as far
as the confines of the vast room per
mitted, and laid a hand upon the
casket. Glancing once more at the
wsitch which he still held in the other
hand, he quietly remarked:
"Gentlemen, this coffin contains
enough willardite to wipe New York
off the map. It is connected with one
of my time-locks, set to detonate the
explosive at midnight precisely. His
commanding regard met Theodore Van
Vechten's, as he added:
"No one better than you knows how
likely It is to work without a hitch."
In the ensuing quiet, the ticking, as
of a clock, which he plainly heard.
After a moment he went on:
"I shall not take the time to apolo apologize
gize apologize for this interruption of your fes festivities,
tivities, festivities, because" another glance at
the watch "only ten minutes stands
between this moment and midnight.
"But, as briefly as possible, I want to
make it clear to you that I am re responsible
sponsible responsible for the occasion that has
brought you together here. With my
perfected time-lock and permanganate
steel the only metal that will with withstand
stand withstand the oxyhyric flame combined
with Theodore Van Vechten's business
talent and his commanding position,
wherefrom he can persuade every one
of the country's financial institutions
to purchase an Atlas safe, whether
they want it or not, the concern's in initial
itial initial year has been a phenomenally
prosperous one.
"You gentlemen who are fortunate
to be among the stockholders, and
Theodore Van Vechten, are reaping
the harvest; I get nothing the in inventor's
ventor's inventor's portion.
"Through my lack of business acu acumen
men acumen I was frozen out of the company,
and it did not take long to discover
that every avenue of legal redress was
closed to me. Please bear in mind
that fact.
"Then what remained for me?" The
brilliant eyes swept the wondering
audience. "Why, either to accept the
situation as Theodore Van Vechten
willed it, or recover my rights by
"Now, gentlemen, virtually I have
been robbed of a fortune. I am not
seeking vengeance no, no; nothing
of that kind only justice and com compensation.
pensation. compensation. I have spent months in
preparing for tonight; more than once
my secret operations have nearly met
with shipwreck, and you must realize
that I come here fully determined to
exact the uttermost farthing of my
dues, or else not one of you will live
to. enjoy them. Call it blackmail, call
it a hold-up, call it whatever you will,
the fact is that I am here to enforce
not to beg or ask, mind you but
to enforce a distribution of my share
of the profits of the Atlas Safe Com Company,
pany, Company, and my reinstatement into the
position of superintendent of which
I have been unjustly deprived
Theodore Van Vechten had gradual gradually
ly gradually returned to the head of the table,
and he now rtood with his hands on
the back of his chair, composedly re regarding
garding regarding the speaker. The latter's eyes
met the Man of Iron's intent look, and
he added:
" or else I shall annihilate every
one of you and myself." He looked at
his watch again.
"You all understand. You have just
six minutes within which to make up
your minds.'
The Man of Iron was not of the stuff
that is easily frightened else be
would not have been the Man of Iron.
He was taken unawares and rendered
bewildered as who would not have
been? but he was first to recover him himself.
self. himself. His voice rang out with an au authoritative
thoritative authoritative command that the casket
be removed.
The intruder, with one hand still ly lying
ing lying lightly at an end cf the handsome
casket, the other still holding his
watch, calmly interposed:
"Just a moment if rou please. I
And Be Free From Her Troubles,
but Finds Better Way.
Columbia, Tenn. "Many a time,"
says Mrs. Jessie Sharp, of this place.
"1 wished f would die and be relieved
of my Suffering, from womanly troubles.
1 could' not get ud. without Dulling a!
I something to help me, and stayed in Ded
a. c .i a: 1 J j. j
mubi ui ine ume. i cuuiu nui uo my
The least amount of work tired me
i out. My head would swim, and 1 would
tremble for an hour or more. Finally, I
j took Cardui, the woman's tonic, and 1
; am not bothered with pains any more,
ana i aon t have to go to bed. in tact,
1 am sound and well of all my troubles."
Cardui eoes to all the weak sdoIs and
' helps to make them strong. It acts with
' nature not against her. It is for the
tired, nervous, irritable women, who feel
as if everything were wrong, and need
something to quiet their nerves and
. strengthen the worn-out system.
If you are a woman, suffering from any
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nave oniy to press a irine narcer upon
this bit of ornament and the explo explosion
sion explosion will be precipitated. I trust
for your sakes; I don't care so much
for myself that you will not force me
to such an extreme.
"However, I have come here pre prepared
pared prepared for any turn. If my rights are
not to be recognized, then it is a mat matter
ter matter of indifference to me wether I
destroy myself along with the rest of
you. I prefer not to do so, of course;
but. I give you my word, at the first
movement of opposition I shall term terminate
inate terminate this unpleasant scene."
An impulsive movement of Theo Theodore
dore Theodore Van Vechten's was followed by
a gasp of horror; for the stranger wa3
so self-poSsessed and determined that
nobody doubted his dispassionate dec declaration.
laration. declaration. It was only too obvious that
he would do to the last extreme exact exactly
ly exactly what he said he would.
The Man of Iron's fists suddenly
clenched, and he took a step toward
the speaker. The man's magnetic
eyes turned upon him with a steady,
inscrutable look.
"Theodore Van Vechten," the quiet
voice went on, "it lowers the high
feeling of respect and admiration
which I entertain for your genius to
see you choose the role of fool now."
"Max Willard," retored Van Vechten
evenly, "you know me well enough to
recognize that I can not be coerced;
so it is you who are playing the part
of fool. Can't you see that this
means your utter ruin?"
Said the other: "Everything that hu human
man human agency can accomplish toward
that end has been done by you, Theo Theodore.
dore. Theodore. And now, just one more chance.
Your niece has been missing for some
time, has she not?"
Theodore Van Vechten started. The
inventor went on:
"I merely want to add that in addi addition
tion addition to a well-calculated charge of

willardite she too i3 in this casket
alive at this moment." Again he
glanced at his watch. "It is precisely
two minutes until twelve."
Nothing was to be heard save the
regular ticking, each pulsation mark marking
ing marking off one more fateful second. The
two men Max Willard, cool and stead steadfast,
fast, steadfast, in his purpose; Theodore Van
Vechten, an image of power and in in-domitability
domitability in-domitability looked long into each
other's eyes.
With a quick movement, Willard's
hand 'Slid to another part of the cas casket.
ket. casket. It could be seen that he pressed
a trifle harder. The whole thing fell
apart into the shape of a davenport
(Continued Monday)
We offer One Hundred dollars re reward
ward reward for any case of Catarrh that
cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh
Cure F. J Cheney & Co.
Toledo, Ohio.
We, the undersigned, have known
F. J. Cheney for the last 15 years,
and believe him perfectly honorable
in all business transactions and fin financially
ancially financially able to carry out any obliga obligations
tions obligations made by his firm.
National Bank of Commerce,
Toledo, Ohio.
Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken inter internally,
nally, internally, acting directly upon the blood
and mucous, surfaces of the system.
Testimonials sent free. Price 75 cts.
per bottle. Sold by all druggists.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con constipation.
stipation. constipation. Adv
Of the Stockholders Meeting of the
Commercial Bank of Ocala
To the Stockholders of the Com Commercial
mercial Commercial Bank of Ocala: Notice is
hereby given that on the 13th day of
January, .1914, at twelve o'clock
noon, the annual meeting of the
stockholders of The Commercial
Bank of Ocala will be held at the of offices
fices offices of H. M. Hampton, Esquire, the
attorney for the bank in Ocala; Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. All stockholders are urged to
be present.
By order of the president.
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difference. Sent for trial at our ex expense.
pense. expense. General Office Supply Co. 212
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Health is Worth Saving, and Some
Ocala People Know How to
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Many Ocala people take their lives
in their hands by neglecting the kid kidneys
neys kidneys when they know these organs
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Use Doan's Kidney Pills a remedy
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J. L. Smoak has opened in connec connection
tion connection with his shop an up-to-date
wood yard. If you want stove or
fire wood of any kind, send him your
orders; you will get big loads and
gcod measure. l-6-6t
Tulula Lodge No. 22, Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, meets every
Tuesday evening at 7:30 o'clock ( In
Yonge's Hall, Fort King avenue. Vis Visitors
itors Visitors in the city invited to be with as
H. D. Stokes, N. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary. Adv.
For frost bitten ears, fingers and
toes; chapped hands and lips, chil chilblains,,
blains,, chilblains,, cold sores, red and rough
skins, there's nothing to equal Buck Buck-len's
len's Buck-len's Arnica Salve. Stops the pain at
once and heals quickly. In every
home there should be a box handy
all the time. Best remedy for all
skin diseases, itching eczema, tetter,
piles, etc. All druggists or by mail.
H. E. Bucklen & Co., Philadelphia,
or St. Loais. v Adv
OCALA LODGE XO. 286, B. P. O. E.
. Ocala Lodge, No. 286, Benovelent
and Protective Order of Elks, mesta
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome.
Chas. W. Hunter, E. R.
Joseph Bell. Secretary. Ad.
Dr. King's New Discovery is known
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Lawson, of Edison, Tenn., writes:
"Dr. King's New Discovery Is the
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Dr. King's, New Discovery will re relieve
lieve relieve the most obstinate of coughs
and colds Lung trouble quickly
helped by its use. You should keep
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all members of the family. 50c. and
$1. All druggists or by mail, H. E.
Bucklen & Co., Philadelphia or St.
Louis. Adv
Notice is hereby given that we, the
undersigned on the 10th. day of Febru February,
ary, February, 19i4. will apply to the governor
of" the state of Florida at Tallahassee,
the capital, for letters patent to issue
under the following proposed charter.
We. tfce undersigned, hereby asso associate
ciate associate ourselves together for the purpose
of becoming incorporated under the
laws of the state of Florida applicable
to corporations for profit.
The name of this corporation shall
be Florida Title and Abstract Corpora Corporation,
tion, Corporation, and its principal place of busi business
ness business shall be in the city of Ocala, Mar Marion
ion Marion county. Fla.. but it may establish
offices and branches in such other
place or places as it shall deem desir desirable
able desirable in the conduct of its business.
The general nature of the business
to be transacted by this corporation
shall be to make and sell abstracts of
title to lands, to issue title certificates
and title guarantee policies, and to do
all other things usually incident and
necessary to such title and abstract
work; to act as asrent of the owner In
the renting, selling, general care and
handling of real estate and personal
nropertv; to loan its own funds and to
act as agent of others for the loaning
of funds upon real and personal prop prop-perty.
perty. prop-perty. and as such agent to charge
and collect commissions for such ser ser-Yices;
Yices; ser-Yices; to act as trustee under mort mortgages
gages mortgages and deeds of trust on either real


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or personal property, and to execute
and deliver releases- thereof, and do
and perform -alK other duties of such
trustee: to act as trustee, assignee, or
receiver for persons, co-partnerships, -corporations
or estates, either by in individual
dividual individual appointment or by order of
court, and to be vested with all the
powers and authority conferred upon
such officer by law or otherwise; to
buy, sell or lease and deal in real and
personal property, and to mortgage
the same; to deal in bonds, stocks and
mortgages; to purchase Its own pre preferred
ferred preferred stock and retire the same, and and-to
to and-to reissue same as needed; to buy or
lease abstract plants and equipment -and
pay for same either in cash or in
the stock of the company.
Capital Stock
The amount of capital stock of th'
corporation shall be ONE 1IUNDRE
THOUSAND ($100,000) DOLLARS, di
vided into one thousand shares of th
par value of one hundred dollars each,
payable In cash or property, labor oi
services at a just valuation thereof to
be fixed by the board of directors at a
meeting called for such purpose. Of
the one thousand shares of stock, Ave
hundred shares shall be preferred
stock, and five hundred shares shall' be
common stock. The preferred stock
shall receive from the net earnings of
the company an eight per cent annual
cumulative dividend before any divid dividend
end dividend is paid upon the common stock.
Out of any remaining net earnings the
preferred stock and the common stock
shall each recelva equally up to a four
per cent additional dividend, and any
additional net earnings shall belong
entirely to the common stock, but the
common stock shall not receive In any
one year a dividend In excess of eight
per cent until there has been created
and thereafter maintained a surplus
net earnings fund equal to eight per
cent on all issued preferred stock. The
corporation shall have the right after t
five years from the date of its incor incorporation
poration incorporation to retire any or all of the out outstanding
standing outstanding preferred stock by payment
to the owner thereof the par value of
such stock, plus ten per cent The
corporation's intention to retire any or
all of the said preferred stock shall be
evidenced by its written notice of such
Intention mailed to the last known ad address
dress address of the holder of the stock so to
be retired at least ninety days before
the annual dividend payment day on
which such retiring is to be made.
Preferred stock as to which such no notice
tice notice 'has been given shall not be eligi eligible
ble eligible to participate in the earnings from
and after the retirement date set forth
in such notice, and the funds for the
redemption thereof shall be deposited
by the treasurer of the company sep separate
arate separate and apart from all other funds
of the corporation, and shall be used
only for such retirement purposes. The
preferred stock last issued shall be the
first to be retired, and all retirements
shall be in that order.
The term for which this corporation
hall exist is ninety-nine years.
The business of this corporation
shall be conducted by a president, a
vice, president, a secretary, a treas treasurer,
urer, treasurer, and a board of five directors. The
directors shall be chosen annually by
the stockholders at the annual meeting
held on the second Thursday in Febru Febru-arv
arv Febru-arv of each yean The manner of the
choice of all other officers shall be
prescribed by the by-laws. The office
of secretary and treasurer may be held
by one peVson. The following named
officers shall conduct the business of
thi3 corporation- until those elected at
ths first annual meeting shall qualify:
President. R.-S. Rogers.
Vic-President, W. M. Wilson.
Secreary. Frank D. Sanders Sanders-Treasurer,
Treasurer, Sanders-Treasurer, R. S. Rogers.
Board of directors. It- S. Rogers, W.
M. Wilson. Frank D. Sanders, C. E.
Ahearn, Edna Weter.
The highest amount of Indebtedness
or liability to which this corporation
shall subject itself Is one hundred
thousand dollars.
The names and places of residence of
the subscribers to the capital stock,
and the number of shares of stock
subscribed for by each, are as fol follows;
lows; follows; RS. Rogers, Ocala, Florida, 460
W. M. Wilson. Ocala, Florida, 10
Frank D. Sanders. Ocala, Florida, 10
Edna Weber, Ocala, Florida, 10
C. E. Ahearn. Ocala. Florida, 10
State of Florida,
Marion County.
Before the undersigned authority
personally came R. S. Rogers, W. M.
Wilson. Frank D. Sanders and Edna
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cucii w iiic v. i i niiunu i yj utr cue ii
dividuals described in and who sub subscribed
scribed subscribed their names to the foregoing
articles of incorporation, and acknowl acknowledged
edged acknowledged to me. each for himself, that he
signed his name thereto and subscrib subscribed
ed subscribed for the amount of capital stock set
opposite his name.
In witness whereof, I have hereunto
set my hand and official seal this the
Sth day of January. V D. 1914.
! (Notary Seal) HENRY D. FTOKt'?.
notary i,-us;.c.
My commission expires June 5,
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