The Ocala evening star

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The Ocala evening star
Uniform Title:
Ocala Evening Star
Alternate Title:
Evening star
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Place of Publication:
Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
Porter & Harding
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Daily (except Sunday)
normalized irregular
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Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
newspaper ( sobekcm )
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United States -- Florida -- Marion -- Ocala
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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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NO. 31




Ah a Horrible Example, and Demands
mt ....
ruiuiMiioii uivorre ny a
Xatiffal Amendment
Washington,. Feb.
with the right to remarry would be'
prohibited forever in the United
States, and in all places under the
nation'3 jurisdiction by an amend-!
m.nt tn thP fprfor! HtHnn
posed in the Senate yesterday by j
Senator Randsde. of Louisana. En-
actment of uniform marriage lawsj
for all states and territories, with
provision for separatn without pfr-;
mission to remarry, would be direct-

f el by the amendment


( With the states of the union grant-

ing more than twice as many divor-j
ces as all the rest of Christendom j
combined, Senator Randsdell told j
his colleagues that the time had come!

for the nation itself to put down this j 24th annual reunion of the Confeder Confeder-menace
menace Confeder-menace to "the chief bulwark of so-: ate Veterans' Association and Sons

ciyty, the home the maker. of good!
citizens, and the model on which ev
ery wise government is founded."
"The remedy by constitutional;
proniuiiiun is urasiiv;, saia iue acu-1
t-it 'ii ; ,i i : : j nnn
a tor, "but the malady is so fatal that
nothing short of i
will prove effica
cious. In theA'nited States divorce
is spreading with alarming rapidity, i

It has permeated every walk of life, i entertain the survivors of the Con Con-and
and Con-and is prevalent among every class j federate armies and their friends,
of people. The total number of di-i better if possible .than they have

vorces granted in 1867 was 9,937, or
27 per 100,000 population.
"Forty years later, in 1906, there
wprp 72 0fi? divorces, or S6 ner 100.-

000; thus, in actual numbers there j large the attendance may be, all will
were more than seven times as many! he satisfactorily entertained. In
divorces granted in 1906, as in 1S67, 'everything that goes to make the
or, allowing for the increased popula-. handling of large crowds an easy
tion, divorce has increased 319 per task, Jacksonville is well supplied.
cent tit has the transportation facilities,
"If divorces multiply at the same the hotels and streets, all necessary
Aate in the future as in the past Ho successful handling of reunion

they will increase faster then e-j
fore the middle of this century, we
will have annually in the United
States 275 divorces per 100,000 pop-j
ulation, or one divorce for every five
marriages. v
"If the United States were to write
x ii 1 1 i i hi h 1 7s t-Tfcr-i i nil ii a lii;ii laxuu
in the constitution an amendment

prohibiting absolute divorce it would where they will have more comfort comfort-not
not comfort-not be taking such a radical step as able quarters and better entertain entertain-might
might entertain-might at first be thought, but would : ment. Jacksonville believes that it
be following-a beaten path. Our j will be more pleasant for the vete vete-new
new vete-new state of South Carolina all j rans to be cared for in that manner
honor to her forbids divorce. It is than in camp, and many, if not all of
absolutely prohibited in Italy, Spain I them will be assigned to such quar-

nnri to two-thirSs of the noDulation i
of Austria-Hungary, while the Latin Latin-American
American Latin-American countries of Mexico, Ar Argentine
gentine Argentine Republic, Brazil, Peru. Chile
and others have similar laws.

"While many excellent people are biles. It is realized here that a big
divorced "and some of them make ( majority of the veterans who follow follow-new
new follow-new homes, the inevitable trend of;ed the fortunes of the Stars and
divorce is to break up many more Bars, are now past 70 years of age.
homes than it builds up, and to ma- Many of them are physically unable
terially reduce the number of child- to march two hou-s in the sun, not-

ren. When marriage is dissolved the withstanding the fact that they fight j monhts before the date of the meet meet-true
true meet-true homes cease to exist; the par- it out with their old time courage! ing foreshadows a very large attend attend-ents
ents attend-ents and the children are separated, and determination. This fact has lance, and Jacksonville is preparing
and the sweet ties that bind father been apparent to younger observers' to take care of it.


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and mother to their offspring and to

each other, are broken forever. i
"As long as the Romans or old
looked upon marriage as sacred and
held the eanctity of the home invio-
;iate, their arms were invulnerable, j
'and Rome became mistress of the
world. But th the accumulation of
! colossal wealth came great laxity of
(morals; mar-iage became a jest and
child-bearing a useless burden. The
luxurious Romans lost all respect
for female chastity; the heroic vir
tues of their early years were forgot-
ten, and the Empire fell, the victim ;
;of iusury and disregard for the bind- j
ing effects of marriage.
"Shall not the United States take'
'warning from Rome's example?
nritiio -n r-w-s--w-r i



nrlNh rrKrrl. I rlUreniinders t0 the5r -escen-nts

;I"r the 2ith Annual Reunion April;
29 May 1, in Hie Metropolis of
Jacksonville, Fla., Feb. 5. The
of Confederate Veterans will je held
in this city three days, April 29, 30
and May 1, and plans for entertaining
them are now being perfected by the
i officials of the Jacksonville Reunion
-Association and thirty committees ap
pointed by President Fore of the asso association.
ciation. association. Jacksonville has an ambition to
ever been .entertained before. An iu
teresting program will be arranged
for the reception and entertainment
of the visitors and no matter how
The Jacksonville program will
j change in at least two important
particulars the customary reunion
methods. It is the purpose of the
j association to put many of the old
i soldiers, who have at other reunions
I been cared for at a camp, in hotels,
- v
boarding houses and private homes
Another change in the program
will be seen in the parade of the old
soldiers. Instead of walking, they
will ride in carriages and automo-
Look Be
100 CrOl IA


men thernselves.Cfhe time is rapidly
approaching when the survivors o
the civil war, north and south, must
quit marching in parades as a spec-
tacle for admiring eyes. It has been j
almost fifty-one years since the bat-1
sties of Gettysburg and Chickamauga
!" since the
Ion those his
consuming flames of war
istoric fields tried Amerr- i
valor and courage and fouid
them true. The average age of the
contestants in those titanic struggles
was t.wentv vpars: hpnfp thf avpraffp
. -3 I
age of the survivors ma?: be seven-!
ty cne. In fact.
few men no--!
living who fought in the civil wtrlas
are under seventy.
When a youngjer
I man is found he entered the service
J as a mere boy. A Confederate
! rade brings these -facts sharp to i
i the atte
LtentiorA of
r generation
members of the
younger generation. The bent forms
and white lirs of the veterans are
but a few years more and all must' to their lab't rewards.
Recognizing the declining years
of the Confelerate veterans. Jack
sonvillp will set thp nrprplpnt a :
chanse in the Confederate oarade.
as indicated, confident of its ability j
t ol st n-t nri
" "L,Ih,e''
Bennett H. Young on a recent visit
Jacksonville, and he enthusas-!
tically approve! them-. Gen. Young i

at recent reunionjif not the old!

declared that Jacksonville was set-'out

ting a precedent that would certainly
airyreciaieu, ana pain a nigu cuai-
piiineuL io me viiiiens vtiiu uiaae me
Jacksonville has confidence in its
1 i A. 1 .11! 1 il
ability to carry out these plans. Tae
first chang is made possible by 'su 'superior
perior 'superior hotels, boarding houses and

private homes, all of which will be ing places," said Anthony Czarnecki,
open to the veterans; the second) -change
by the large number of auto-'

mobiles, carriages and sight-seeing y
cars in the city. Jacksonville has a
greater number of hotels than any
city that' has entertained the Con Confederate
federate Confederate reunion since its meeting
in Louisville. It has four times as i
many hotels as Chattanooga; and.
proabably the same as Little Rock
and Macon. If those cities, two of
which broke all records in attend attendance,
ance, attendance, took care of all but 4300 of the
visitors, there is no doubt that Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville can care for a record-breaking
crowd and have room to spare.
The average number of veterans car-;

ed for at the Chattanooga camp was I y
4500. All other visitors were ac- j y
commodated in the hotels, boarding 'Jjjj
houses- and private homes of that;:
city. The attendance at the Chatta-1 y
nooga reunion was 100,000. Jack-;
sonville can easily accommodate
150,000 because of its superior hotel I y
facilities. j
And Jacksonville expects a crowd X

that large. All over the south and i
in many northern communities, in interest
terest interest in the Jacksonville reunion is
already very great. Every state di-
vision reports that a large crowd will
attena. lexas, umanoma, Missouri,
and those states closer to Jackson
ville, are already making arrange- V
ments with the railroads to handle
large crowds that intend coming to
the reunion. This interest three

Sometimes Our Members Almost Show Intelligence.

SSaT? You AinT Got iT?

"-You TA 14 AVE IT.
if f"
HAVE i ..


Over 130,000 Chicago Women Reg Registered
istered Registered in Order to -Vote Next
Week for Aldermen
Shicago, 111., Feb. 5. Complete
: ii it i in t i it i it urns ntiMi i i
i 1 1 -1 OAT
Chicago women yesterday
voters under the new
Their first opportunity to ex-
errise tne franchise will be on Feb
(14. at rhp aldprmanff Tirimarips. Thp
fe 1 J maic ahj
: I
uue"lu" J
ofthe eligible women vot-
ers of the city had registered
predicted that lOO.OOO additional
, women would qualify on the next
registration day, March 17. The total
I number oi men who registered yes-
' j c r -i r i I
terday was S5.1C1.
Mrs. Medill McCormick. chairman
of tne concessional committee of
. w
& N..n.l Women Suffrage AsSo
ciation, was jubilant today over the
showin made- ""takes a reat
deal of courage for a woman to go
to register for the first time," 1
"She will not be so back-
waj.j on next registration day.
The precincts where women acted
as officials, most of the men who
were registered doffed their hats and
threw away their cigars when they
entered the polling places
"The influence of women in poll-
Three round trips a week
between Silver Springs and
Palatka over the beautiful
tourist route, Silver Springs
run and Oklawaha river, fam-
ed in song and story as the
most wierdly beautiful water waterway
way waterway in the world. Boat sails
from Silver Springs every
Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday
day Saturday morning at S o'clock.
Sails from Palatka every
Monday, Wednesday and Fri Friday
day Friday at 6:30 a. m. Trips made
entirely by daylight. Elegant
a la carte service on board.
Lvery accommodation, con- i
and safety aDpli-
For further information, ap-
ply or write to
C. (Ed) Carmichael,
Ocala, Fla.
Weller Carniicliael,
Silver Springs, Fla.
Claries Rodoff,
Palatka, Florida.
' Ocala. Silver Springs Palatka
MVfipac Sir imTrYmC

oiThaT Room Hi OonT Have? Two

i election commissioner, "was clearly
! shown by yesterday's experiences
and proves the contention that worn-

in win inprove conditions in pOi pOi-it.CS."
it.CS." pOi-it.CS." AI1EIIT W HIKED
' Spite Work Against Hobson May
Make Trouble for Many Many-Other
Other Many-Other Solons

qualified Washington, Feb. 5. A mild flur flur-suffrage
suffrage flur-suffrage T among members of the House

yesterday followed the filing of a for
mal demand by W. H. Parker of Bir
mingham, Ala., that Representative
iticnmona Pearson hodsoq. De ueniea
niS saiary as a congressman ior ue-
ing absent from his seat, compaign-
mg me senate.
.Parker alleges Hobson was absent
from January 19 to January 31, and
protested against the payment of
salary due him for that time. The
protest was filed with Sergeant-at-
A v m a CI. sr -1 r t o tx 1 oil rf fVia lzscro 1
talent about the office is at work to
fnd OUt,the law n e subject. They
have discovered a long-forgotten
law, passed in ls58, and Btlll on the
statute books, providing:
"The secretary of the Senate and
the sergeant-at-arms of the House,
respect,ively' sha11 deduct from he
I monthly -payments of each member
; or delegate the amount of salary for
each day that he has teen absent
from tfae genate
j irom tne senate or House, respeci respeci-j
j respeci-j ively, unless such member or dele dele-!
! dele-! gate assigns as reason for such ab
sence the sickness of himselt or
some member of his family."
Cloak rooms and corridors about
the House resounded with arguments
smong members who would be dis disturbed
turbed disturbed by a general application of
the law. The 3ergeant-at-arms de declined
clined declined to Jiscu?s :ne proo t-m which
confronts him.
Tampa, Feb. 5.- Tho Tampa
board of trade is making an earnest
effort to induce the HamTmrg-Am
erican line to send its steamships to
this port. Ships of thaL iino now
make Havana. It is pointea out that
gcod cargoes of heavy freight prin principally
cipally principally phosphate could be secure!
CCALA LHGi; NO. 280. 15. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge, No. 286, Benovelent
and Protective Order of Elks, men
the second and fourth Tuesday even-
g j ings in each month. jVisiting breth-
ran aiu.aVe WeiPftnWi
Chas. W. Hunter, E. R.
Joseph Bell. Secretary. Ad
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
k. M. meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
7:30 o'clock, until further notice.
Baxter Cam, W. M.
Jake Brcwn, Secretary. Ad
Partridge-Woodrow Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala
v7lr-ll iC I
Y tr.


Of Paying Taxes on Nearly a Billion
Dollars AYorth of his Personal
Property in Cleveland,
Cleveland, O., Feb. 5. John D.
Fackler and William Agnew, deputy
state taxation officers for Cuyahoga
county, yesterday went to the home
of John D. Rockefelller on Forest
Hill, East Cleveland, and filed a writ written
ten written demand upon him that he pay
taxes on his personal property esti estimated
mated estimated at 900,000,000 into the treas treasury
ury treasury of this country.
They claim that .4?nder the Warner
tax law' Rockefellir, by residing in
the county for a greater part of the
preceding twelve months, has made
himself liable to taxation here. The
total of Rockefeller's personal prop property
erty property is as great as the entire tax
licate of the county. f
The tax officer did not see Rocke
feller personally, hut left a letter
notifying him of the demands with
members of his household. The of
ficers placed Rockefeller's tax at
about $12,000,000.
Virgil P. Kline, attorney for Rocke Rockefeller,
feller, Rockefeller, laughed at the efforts of the
officials to make the oil king pay tax taxes
es taxes here. He said
"Mr. Rockefellers a legal resident
of the state of New York. He has
not maintained a residence in Cleve Cleveland
land Cleveland for a quarter. of a century. He
was detained here last winter by rea reason
son reason of the illness of his wife, but
that fact doesn't render him liable
to pay personal property taxes here.
He has already paid his taxes for the
current year in New York." 2
Eureka, Feb. "Where there 1st
so much smoke, there must be some
fire," so it is time for the farmers o -secure
their fields, etc., as there is a
great evidence of burning woods.
We are glad to report Mrs. Fiddia -much
better, and sincerely trust she she-will
will she-will senn be up again.
Mrs. Harper and her mother, Mrs."
Woods, were In our town Tuesday af afternoon.
ternoon. afternoon. Mr. Harp drove over to Fort McCoy
Monday morning.
Mrs. H. Rainer and her brother.
! Mr. Smith, of the Lynn section, were
over last week looking after interests
of Mrs. Rainer. We are always glad
to see Mrs. Rainer back here as it
seems like old times again.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Brinson visited
Mr. and Mrs. Badger Brinson at Mill
Creek Sunday.
Messrs. F. M. and Drexel Harp at attended
tended attended the oyster supper at Fort Mc McCoy
Coy McCoy Saturday night. The supper was
served or given by the lodge.
The very familiar old stork visited
uor burg again last week and left a
fine eight-pound girl at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Mathews. This is their
second daughter.
Remember that we have services
'Sunday. at 11 a. m., and 7 p. m.
Select a person with a hot tem-
; per if you want a warm frined.
COopyrigbt. 1913. Western Newspaper L'nlbO.)
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Masons meet tonight.
Moose meet this evening.
. Call phone 455 if in need of plain
or fancy dress making... 1-8-tf.
J. Fred de Berry was smiling on
his Ocala friends today.
Call phone 291 if you have second secondhand
hand secondhand furniture to sell. 11-20-tf
Put the Board o Trade imprint on
your stationery. ;
Call phone 291 if you want to huy
furniture. 11-20-tf
Mr. Will Gray, "Barber Joe," is
again with the Ocala House barber
Call phone syi ir you wish to ex exchange
change exchange furniture. lt-20-tf
Patsy Gillen, the enterprising
newsboy, continues quite sick. His
customers miss Patsy.
, If you are interested in furniture
read ad on page 6. 11-20-tf
If you want to buy a good shotgun
cheap, wait till Feb. 21. The hunt hunting
ing hunting season closes on the 20th.
Mr. C. P. Howell reached home
this( afternoon from a ten days bus business
iness business trip to Clarksburg, W. Va.
Sunn; Ivobinson has gone to
"Tampa to help arrange toj&&!&iP
tion of his old college chum, Gas Gas-barilla.
barilla. Gas-barilla. The Partridge-Woodrow Co. is
putting a large, handsome sign over
the entrance to its offices in the
Merchants' block.
Mr. Charles J. Phillips, our much
esteemed fellow citizen, now of Jack Jacksonville,
sonville, Jacksonville, is in the city, looking after
his property here.
"Mr. Lawton Bailey has receievd a
post card from Mr. George Chamb Chambers,
ers, Chambers, son of Mr. H. S. Chambers of
this city, from Campeachy in, South Southern
ern Southern Mexico. :
Sheriff Galloway went to Eastlake
this morning to help Judge Wynne
try Ernest Brown for stealing a hat.
Ernest won't have any use for a hat
: .for three months.
' Messrs. O. B.' Howse, T. H. John Johnson
son Johnson and Bernard Koonce returned
late this afternoon from an over overnight
night overnight hunt near the Oklawaha river
Mr. Charles X. Crewdson, of Chic Chicago,
ago, Chicago, representing the Outcault Ad Advertising
vertising Advertising Co., was in the city today,
having come in last night via the Ok Oklawaha
lawaha Oklawaha river route, and spent today
calling on our advertisers.
Col. R. L. Anderson has been con confined
fined confined to his rooms for three days
suffering with rheumatism. His
friends hope that the present balmy
weather will bring him relief and
that the next day or two will find
him able to return to his office.
The Seaboard Air Line had to
make train No. 1 into two sections
last night on account of the heavy
travel going south. The second sec section
tion section was composed of six sleepers
and one baggage car, making ten
sleepers handled on the two trains.
Moose meet Thursday evening.
are prepared of POTATOES
with addition of FLOUR,
POWDER, All blended in the
the right proportion and sea seasoned,
soned, seasoned, which makes the ready
product a wholesome and
most delicious food.
Try it for
Dnfitn I
l uiaiu
10 Cents the Package
PHONES 16 and

The story in the Banner this morn morning
ing morning of a new city hall on the lot op opposite
posite opposite the Coast Line station, is all
talk so far. Whatever may come of?
the matter in the future, it all
problematical now and the article
was premature.
Mr. Harry Clarkson, president of
the Marion Hardware Company,
when interviewed this morning by a
Sf ar rtnnrtor araa verv .antrrv at tho
. ... ..
uiiaumunzeu puuncauuu ui au am-'
cle very embarassing to his company?
and without any foundation, except
a little offhand talk.
There is nothing of record to show
that the citv has either bargained to
buy one of the properties or sell the I
other, and as far as either transac transaction
tion transaction has progressed, is talk among
the members of the council and not
embraced in the minutes of that
The city's portion of the story
might be a good thing under certain j
conditions, but it will take from)
tA Art A f t 1 A A AAA e nirmr mif f Ka I
f w x v v v v v w miij uub cue
plan. This money can only be rais raised
ed raised by voting a bond issue to be aft afterwards
erwards afterwards sold in the market, and such
a bond Issue has not even been spok spoken
en spoken of seriously as yet.
Then, in the Star's humble opin opinion,
ion, opinion, there are several places whe: e
money is needed more urgently than
for this purpose. Among them, first,
a sewerage system; second, brick
streets; third, the improvement and
extension of the light and water
plants to meet the needs of our grow growing
ing growing city.
If the citv council thinks the Dres-
ent site of the city hall not large ;
enough for the location of city build buildings
ings buildings in the future, it would be a good
idea to purchase the lot opposite the
A. C. L. passenger depot, if same can
be obtained at a reasonable price and
on terms that the city can meet un under
der under its present financial circum circumstances,
stances, circumstances, with a view of holding it for
such future need.
For the Renefit of the Charity Ward
of the Marion County Hospital
On Monday evening, Feb. 9th,
from 7 to 10 o'clock, Mrs. Collier
will entertain at a silver tea the la ladies
dies ladies and gentlemen of Ocala at her
rooms in the Collier block. A most
cordial invitation is extended to all
who desire to help this estimable
lady in her efforts to assist the aux auxiliary
iliary auxiliary board of the hospital in equip equipping
ping equipping and maintaining this ward for
the benefit of the sick and suffering
of the indigent poor. A pleasant eve evening
ning evening is assured all who may attend.
Mrs. Collier will be assisted by a
number of the ladies of the city.
Light refreshments will be served
and good music rendered by some of
the Ocala musicians.
Mrs. J. F. Morrison, accompanied
by her physician, was brought in
from Inverness last evening and
placed in the hospital for treatment.
Mr. Hales is doing very well, and
there are some hopes for his recov recovery.
ery. recovery. NOTICE!
dwing to the fact that our milk
supply has been cut down so that we
will not have a sufficient quantity
for our dispensing purposes, we will
not be able to fill any orders for
either pints or quarts.
This applies to all.
1-15-tf Gerig's Drug Store.
Washington, Feb. 5. By a major majority
ity majority of one vote, 32 to 31, Frank P.
Glass, of Alabama, editor of the Bir Birmingham
mingham Birmingham News, lost his fight yester yesterday
day yesterday for a seat in the United States
Only eight democrats voted to
deny Mr. Glass his seat. They were:
Senators Kern, Hitchcock, Johnson,
Lane, Pomerene, Shiveley, Thomp Thompson
son Thompson and Falsh. Five republicans,
Bradley, Chilton. Fall, Perkins and
Stephenson, voted with the minority.
Partridge-Woodrow Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala
Tulula Lodge No. 22, Independent
Order of Odd Fellows, meets every
Tuesday evening r : 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.

Suggestion Made to tlie City Council

Nearly a Year Since
Ocala, Fla., Feb. 26, 1913.
To the City Council of Ocala:
Gentlemen: Our city has been
steadily growing and is spreading
out in every direction. Many new
homes. have been built, number of
tracts of land has been subdivided
into city lots, a great many of them
have been sold and no doubt all of
them will be sold in the near future.
Houses will be built on these lots
,and will be occupied, and in my opin-
4ion the city should extend its limits
at least one-quarter of a mile in
every direction. It will not be long
until the demands will be made upon
the city council to extend the water
mains and electric lights in every
direction and it is not more than
right that these new additions
j should help bear at least a small per
cent, in the way of municipal tax to
defray these additional expenses.
They should bear in mind the many
conveniences they now have, church
es, schools and markets, and in case
of sickness doctors can be summoned
jto the homes in a very few minutes.
The city must have revenue to keep
up its utilities. We have a number
of non-residents that own city and
suburban property that have invest-
ed money for speculative purposes
only. They depend upon a few peo people
ple people to improve and build upon their
lots while their's lay idle and reap
the benefit of the neighbor's im improvements.
provements. improvements. I would further suggest that the
city limits be extended one-half
mile wide from the present eastern
limits in the most feasible and direct
course to fei.'ver Springs, Silver
Springs to be annexed
Ocala. This
is the most in mm ml proposition
that confreUfs the city of Ocala to today.
day. today. This would solve the greatest
problem, cheap transportation, and
when this is assured, Ocala will no
doubt double her population 7 within
the next five years. In order to se secure
cure secure this a line of railroad should be
'built from the city's property near
Taylor's pond thru the center of the
half-mile strip to Silver Springs.
Free dockage at Silver Springs has
been promised by Mr. Carmichael.
This road no doubt, would suggest
that the city of Ocala increase the
power of the electric light plant to
such capacity to furnish power to
operate the cars on the proposed
railroad, and for lighting the city
and its general needs, also a surplus
for manufacturing enterprises that
would no doubt locate here. The
property owners of this proposed ex extension
tension extension to Silver Springs would be
greatly benefitted by a railroad cros crossing
sing crossing over their lands, and should do donate
nate donate a large per cent, of their hold holdings
ings holdings to the city of Ocala for these
Is Now Going On.
Everything in Winter
Goods is being sacri sacrificed.
ficed. sacrificed. Come and get
your share of these
Daily Half-Hour Spec Specials
ials Specials every day of this
Special for Friday
Feb. 6th:
fSize 9x12 feet,
$3.50 values, at only
Only One to a Customer
lO TO 10:30 A. M. OXLY
Look at the

Age and History ot

This bank has been organized three years. During this tfme we have done
everything possible to render satisfactory service toT the public. ;
Our Deposits on March 7th, 1911, were ..r:v;Ul---Ji... $62,642.C3.
First Call Made by Comptroller.
Last call made by Comptroller, Jan. 13, 1914, Deposits were $327,565.24

As Shown by Our

We are very grateful to the public for the liberal patronage extended the bank
and will continue to serve you in all lines of banking so as to merit your continued

Depositary for U. S.,
JOHN I. EDWARDS, President.
benefits and the enhancement of
the value of their property.
There are a number of other
things that Ocala needs and one of
them is a new water plant, for which
financial provisions have already
ben made. Electric light and water
plant should be located in connection
with this proposed road. It takes
fuel to generate power, and this is
the biggest operating expense. This
fuel could be transported to Silver!
Springs by water then over your own
road from Silver Springs direct to
the plants. The saving in freight on
fuel alone would amount to many
thousands of dollars and would go a
long way toward paying operating
expenses of the road. There are a
great many things in connection with
this proposition to be considered that
can be worked out later should my
suggestions meet with your approval.
Yours truly,
J. M .Meffert.
Lake Weir, Feb. 5. Cards were
received today announcing the mar marriage
riage marriage of Mr. Henry R. Pridgen and
Miss Maggie Nixon in Homestead the
home of the bride's father. Mr. L. R.
Nixon. Miss Nixon spent her girl girlhood
hood girlhood on the lake and in Ocala where
she attended the high school and
made many friends by her unusually
bright and winning character who
extend congratulations and best
Mrs. Joe Garrett entertained a
large audience at the school house
Sunday night delightfully with a
talk on China. Friday night she will
give an entertainment at the same
place with the small admittance fee
of 15 cents for adults and 5 cents for
children for the benefit of her or orphanage
phanage orphanage in China. Mrs. Garrett will
give a lecture on the customs and
heathen gods of China with the help
of stereopticon views.
Rev. Melton of Plant City will oc occupy
cupy occupy the pulpit at the school house
Sunday, morning and evening.
Sunday five lonely females were
seen stranded on the lake in a motor motor-boat.
boat. motor-boat. After an hour's heroic work,
they rowed the boat to Mr. John
Carney's dock and not finding Mr.
Carney at home and finding the door
unlocked they proceeded to use his
'phone to call up every man on the
lake who owned a motor-boat to
ccme to their rescue. The first man
to respond was our gallant Vice Com Commodore
modore Commodore Goodwin and in a few
minutes the "Chicago" was steaming
across the lake to the delight of the
cold and hungry females who start started
ed started out strong suffragettes but came
back declaring in case of emergen emergencies
cies emergencies men were indispensable.
Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Crum of Mary Maryland,
land, Maryland, are spending some weeks with
Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Crum.
The delightful tea given by Mrs.
W. R, Goodwin and Miss Ballou at
the club house Saturday evening was
a very enjoyable affair. The evening
passed all too quickly with cards fol followed
lowed followed by light refreshments.
Unsettled tonight and Friday,
probably occasional rain.
My cottage on South Third street,
next door west of the primary school
house, all modern conveniences, is
for rent at $20 per month. R. R
Carroll. 1-23-tf
Dental Surgeon
Rooms 9, 10, 11, Holder Block
Phone 250
Terms: Cash.
Dental Surgeon
Office Over Commercial Bank
Phone 211

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The following directory was cbrt
rected Jan. 1. Ministers are request requested
ed requested to notify this office when changes
are made.
King avenue and Watula street; pas pastor
tor pastor W. H. Dodge; residence 309 f
King avenue; phone 233. Sunday
services: Sunday school 9:30 a.uuj
superintendent w. H. Dodge; morn
ing sermon 11 o'clock; Junior Mis
sion Society 3 p. m.; evening sermoai
7:15 o'clock. Midweek nraver rfif't
ing Wednesday evening, ,7:30.
CATHOLIC North MagnoliagBt.
priest, D. Bottolacio; residence 527
North Orange street; SundayMser-
vices: High mass 10 a. m. ; vepigrs
5 p. m. ; Sunday school 3 to 5
communion services second Suitdjyi
6:30 a. in.; also regular service.
: EPISCOPAL Corner S. Broadway
and Watula streets; rector, Rev. Jas.
G. Glass; '' residence 3 1 1 S. Broadway ;
phone 415. Sunday services:;;t)ly
communion 7:30 a. m.; Sunday
school, 9:45 a. m.; morning payej
litany and sermon 11 a. m.; evening
prayer 7:30 p. m.; choir practice
7:30 p. m. Friday; meetings ojyj
try and societies at hours ap4oIiitSl'
CHRISTIAN East Broadway be-
tween Watula and Osceola
pastor, N. T. Lawson. Sunday
services: Sunday school 9:30 a. m.,
superintendent C. T. Hooper; morn morning
ing morning sermon 11 o'clopk; Christian En
deavor 4 p. m.; evening sermon 7:30
o'clock. Midweek praj'er meeting
Wednesday evening 7:30 o'clock.
BAPTIST Corner North Magno Magnolia
lia Magnolia and North Second streets; pastor
Bunyan Stephens; residence 520 Ok Oklawaha
lawaha Oklawaha avenue; phone 314;. Sunday
services: Sunday school 9:30 a. m.
superintendent W. T. Gary; morning
sermon 11 o'clock; Junior Baptist
Young People's Union 4 p. m.; Sen
ior Baptist Young People's Union
6:45 p. m.; evening sermon 7;30 p.'
m. Midweek prayer meeting Wed
nesday evening 7:30 o'clock.
METHODIST Corner Fort King
avenue and South Main street; pas
tor J. M. Gross; residence 99 Fort
King avenue; phone 157; Sunday
services: Sunday school 9:30 a. m.,
superintendent L. N. Green;' morn
ing sermon 11 o'clock; Junior Ep-
worth League 4 p. m.; Senior Ep Ep-worth
worth Ep-worth League 6:30 p. m.; evening
sermon 7 o'clock. Midweek prayer
meeting Wednesday evening 7:30.
Choir practice Friday evening at the
Judge Circuit Court Court-lock,
lock, Court-lock, Ocala.
District Attorney E
-W S. Bul Bul-W.
W. Bul-W. Davis,
Clerk Circuit Court P. H. Nugent,
Ocala. ? i-
Sheriff J. P. Galloway, Ocala.
Tax Collector W. L. Colbert,
Tax Assessor Alfred Ayer, Ocala.
Treasurer John M. Graham,!
Surveyor W. A. Moorhead, Ocala.
Judge of Probate Wm. E. Smith;
Ocala. 1.1 ;
County Commissioners C. Carmi Carmichael,
chael, Carmichael, 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;, R.
R. Blitch, Blitchton; J. S. Grantham.
Partridge-Woodrow Company
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Thebest place tojiide money Is where they have
vaults for safely protecting itEvery week we see
newspaper accounts o?peopladtiaving. 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.

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We Pay 4 per cent Interest in Savings Accounts



Marion Hardware Co

Phone 118, Ocala, Fla.

Is to Iut Produce in the Northern
Markets Earljr, and New Express
Rates Will Fatally Handi Handicap
cap Handicap Us
St. Augustine, Feb. 4, 1914.
Secretary Ocala" Board of Trade:
Dear Sir: In reference to increas increased
ed increased express rate3 on perishable com commodities,
modities, commodities, Florida to northern points.
Rates quoted in comparison in my
letter of the 29th ult. apply from
what is termed the St. Augustine
block to points mentioned, and are
in effect now. There was no error
and no intention of misleading the

public. As to standard crates ship shipments
ments shipments from this block to New York,
our principal market, the following
comparison is submitted:
Commodity Weight Old R. New
Beans, lettuce 30 lb. ct. $ .80$ .90
Tomatoes beets. 40 lb. ct. 1.05 1.14
Citrus fruits... 40 1b. ct. 1.05 1.14
Citrus fruits. .80 lb. ct. 2.10 2.13
Cabbage 50 lb. ct. 1.05 1.39
Making a difference in the rate on
beans and lettuce of 10c; tomatoes
and beets, 9c; citrus fruits, 9c; cit citrus
rus citrus fruits, 9c, and cabbage, 34c
There are no reductions in these
rates, as you can plainly see, but an
ircrease sufficiently great to reduce
the profits of our growers a very dis disheartening
heartening disheartening degree.
As to reductions in Southern ter territory,
ritory, territory, can it be argued that Florida
will ever find her produce market in
the South? Is it not a fact that our
farmers are the competitors of other
Southern growers in the Northern
markets to which those increased
rates apply, and that our profits are
made during the few weeks that we
are able to ship ahead of other
Southern points? Our advantage
lies in our ability to get fancy prices
in the Northern markets for early
produce, and these increased rates
tax this advantage. Is the prospect
encouraging to our growers or those
whom we seek to develop our lands?
James O. Stevenson, Secretary,
State Chamber of Commerce.

Showing the People of the State How
to Forward Their Stuff
The shippers at Center Hill made
their shipments into carload lots yes yesterday
terday yesterday and shipped by the A. C. L.,
rather than pay the new express rate.
Heretofore all the stuff has gone by
express, but they are determined to
buck the new rate. Lettuce was the
main part of the shipment.




Important Conference of Vegetable
Growers to be Held at Board of
Trade Room Saturday Saturday-Afternoon
Afternoon Saturday-Afternoon Secretary Rooney is sending out
the following to our leading vegeta vegetable
ble vegetable growers and shippers:
Ocala, Fla.,-Feb. 4, 1914.
Gentlemen: Let us urge you meet
at Board of Trade rooms Saturday,
2:30 p. m. to discuss and plan "best
way to meet the issue before us. We
must get relief from the increased
express rates. Don't fail to be on
hand. We need you and you need our
combined efforts to provide for
handling the vegetables of our grow growers
ers growers and shippers.
Remember, 2:30 p. m., Saturday.
Yours very truly,
J. D. Rocney, Secretary.
Approved: J. M. Meffert, Chmn.


X Come wind, come snow, let Boreas blow, with robes like these
? your body will glow. We have the largest and most up-to-date
4 and down-to-the-minute line of laprobes for auto and buggy that
was ever brought to this part of Florida. We have overstocked
X our store in them, and our greed in buying will be your gain in
coin, as we are going to sell them out at ridiculously low prices.
& We also have a complete line of rain goods for your bodily pro-
X tection better than insurance and doctors.

The Management of DR. McCLANE
Medical. Surgical, Hydropathic
and Electric Institute
Announces the moving of the Institute
offices and treatment rooms to the Z. Butte
Building on Main Street, southeast corner
of Public Square, entrance between The
Murray Co., and Troxler's stands.
Larger quarters, more fully equipped and will be run
strictly ethical lines.
' HOURS: 9 A. M. TO 4:30 P.M. PHONE 333.


For a number of years the city
council has had under advisement
the matter of putting in the neces necessary
sary necessary attachments to enable the water
works to give direct pressure from
the pumps into the water mains at
time of a fire. For one reason or
another the matter was never done.
Since, however, the city owns the
water works there was nothing to
prevent and the connections, valves,

etc., were put in and the pressure i
has been tested thoroughly at dif different
ferent different points with most satisfactory
Fire Chief Hamp Chambers, with
members of the council and citizens
present tested the water pressure at

i two different points in the highest

part of the city, near Mr. J. M. Mef Mef-fert's,
fert's, Mef-fert's, again at Mr. G. W. Martin's,
on the public square and at the S.
A. L. depot, giving about all of the
different elevations.
Both the flow of water per sec second
ond second at the nozzle and the pressure
or projecting force of the water has
been doubled, and the firemen will
now not only have force to the water
when fighting a fire, but can put
just twice the volume of water on a

fire with the same home openings.
An automatic alarm will be put
on between the fire station and the
pumping station, so that the direct
pressure can be started instantly
when there is a fire alarm.
This is one of the best pieces of
work done in a good while and will
-give us much better fire protection
than we have ever had. If the tests
have done any damage to the plumb

ing of the city we have not heard
of it.

A telegram was received this
morning by Secretary Rooney from
Congressman Clark's secretary, in
answer to request by the Board of
Trade, county commissioners and
others, in regard to excessive express
rates. The telegram said:
"Secretary Marion County Board
oi Trade, Ocala, Fla.: Your wire
of third matter of new vegetable
tariff has been taken up informally
with president of Southern Express
Company. "E. E. Clark."
While the Star doesn't exactly
know what "informally" means, it
hopes that it means that Mr. Clark
immediately began to use his influ influence
ence influence in behalf cf our people in this
very pressing matter.



Auction Lot Sales a Specialty.
Huntington, West Va., and Ocala, Florida.
'Anywhere Everywhere Any time


Watch this space for particulars of this valuable
body of Marion County's richest lands, which will
soon be offered for sale.


We are equipped with the Latest, Largest, Best Vulcanizing

plant in Central Florida. Any sized tire handled at one time.
All work Guaranteed to e First-Class.
Bring us your Casings and Tubes to be Vulcanized.
Worn out tires and tubes ought.

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Phone 4S8. OCALA, FLORIDA Audn St., near IN.stoffice.



Judge David S. Williams, who has
just returned from Bushnell, brings
the good news that the county com commissioners
missioners commissioners of Sumter county have
just appropriated $500 for premiums
on exhibits at the coming Marion Marion-Sumter
Sumter Marion-Sumter Fair. Sumter is all to the
good, and Marion will have to get a
move on herself.




The Moose will have much im important
portant important business at their meeting
this evening, and all members
should be on hand promptly at S:30
to help in the work.

Dr. H. F. Watt, the newly elected
city physician, made his first inspec inspection
tion inspection of the children of the Ocala pri primary
mary primary school this morning. Regular
inspections will be made at intervals
with the hope of improving the con condition
dition condition of the children and of prevent preventing
ing preventing the spread of contagious diseases.


Lost, Found, Wanted, For Sale
For Rent and Similar Local Needs
FOR RENT Furnished rooms.
Call at No. 515 E. Adams St. 12-31 tf
AVANTED A small roll top desk;
must be in good repair and iow in
price. Address H. D., care Evening
Star. l-28-6t
white woman desires position in pri

vate family : do housework or care
for children. Wages can be satis satisfactorily
factorily satisfactorily arranged. Apply to Rev.
W. H. Dodge or Rev. Bunyan Steph Stephens.
ens. Stephens. l-28-6t
COTTAGE FOR RENT My cot cottage
tage cottage on South Third street, next
dcor west of the primary school
house, all modern conveniences, is
for rent at $20 per month. R. R.
Carroll. 1-23-tf

well located store in the Robertson
block. Apply to S. M. Standley, cor corner
ner corner Oklawaha avenue and Main
street. 2-2-tf
WANTED Several sections of
second-hand sectional book case, oak
finish. Address "Book case," care
Star. l-30-6t
FOR SALE Barber shop fixtures.
Address, P. O. box 243, Ocala, Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. 1-30-tf



The Ocala Gas Engine Works re received
ceived received yesterday from Jacksonville,
the first of the handsome new Biuck
6-cylinder 1914 model cars. Also at
the same time one of the large five five-passenger
passenger five-passenger 4-cylinder cars.

The family of Mr. G. A. Carmi Carmi-chael
chael Carmi-chael has been informed by his phy physicians,
sicians, physicians, that his condition is very
grave. Mr. Carmichael has been
growing slowly weaker and his
breathing has been more labored for
several days. While he has been a
very sick man on numerous occas occasions
ions occasions and has rallied again, it is fear feared
ed feared that his vitality is now too low
to hope for such improvement.
Mrs. Ed. Carmichael left this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon on the Seaboard limited for
Union Springs, Ala., to bring Mr.
Carmichael's aged mother to her
son's bedside. Mrs. Carmichael is
4 years of age and she is not allow allowed
ed allowed to travel alone.
The many friends of the Carmi Carmichael
chael Carmichael families hope for a change for
the better in Mr. Carmichael's con condition,
dition, condition, and that he may be spared to
them for many years longer.



World Almanacs at Ballard's. 33
cents each. 1-29-tf

Partridge-Woodrow Companj
Selling Agents
3Ierchants Block, Ocala

Notice is hereby given that the
following resolution was passed by
the city council at regular meeting
held on the 3rd inst.:
Be it resolved by the city council
of Ocala, that on and after the first
day of April, 1914, that all plumb plumbing
ing plumbing and water fixtures in the city of
Ocala wherein water from the city
water plant is used be required to be
so constructed as to withstand 100
pounds of water pressure.
H. C. Sistrunk,
2-5-tf Citv Clerk of Ocala.

Fresh bread, cakes and pks every
day: delivered to any part of the
city. Heint7' Bakery. 12-3t-tf

FOR RENT Newly furnished
room; every convenience; I wo men
or couple. 609 S. 2nd St. l-29-6t

FOR SALE Eggs for setting;
barred Plymouth Rocks, Indian Run Runner
ner Runner ducks; $1 per setting. H. S.
Wesson, with Carn-Thomas Com Company.
pany. Company. 2-3-lm

FOR SALE Thoroughbred Jersey
bull, two and a half years old, at a
very reasonable price. R. L. Ander Anderson,
son, Anderson, Ocala, Fla. 2-4-2t



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Market J. N. Tolar, chairman; J.
C. Smith, H. A. Fausett.
Sanitary C. W. Hunter, chair chairman;
man; chairman; H. A. Fausett, J. C. Smith.
Building H. A. Fausett, chair chairman;
man; chairman; J. C. Smith, J. X. Tolar.
Light and Water M. J. Roess,
W. A. Knight, G. A. Carmichael.
Council then adjourned until
Thursday night at 8 o'clock.

COAST LINK'S time cafp


Concordia Lodee. Fraternal Union
of America, meets lr Yonge's Hal)
on the second Thursday evening o'
each month, Geo. L. Taylor, F.M.
Chas. K. Sage, Secretary. Ad

The winter schedule of the At Atlantic
lantic Atlantic Coast Line Is now In effect. It

is as iuijows:
No. 39 leaves Jacksonville at 9:30
a. ra.. arrives Gainesville at 12:30
a. m., arrives Ocala at 2:40, arrives
St. Petersburg at 9:10 p. m.
No. 9 leaves Jacksonville at 3:40
o. m.. arrives Gainesville at 6:53 p
m., ai rives 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. a. rives
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 Ocala at 6:05 a. m.t ar arrives
rives arrives Gainesville at 7:55 a. m. and
arrives Jacksonville at 10:55 a. m.
No. 40 leaves St. Petersburg at
6:30 a. rn., 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.



HL R. Carroll, General Manager Port V. Leavengood, Business Manager
J. II. Benjamin, Editor
Entered at Ocala, Fla., postoffice as second class matter.



One year, in advance $5.00
Six months, in advance 2.5
Three months, in advance. 1.25
One month, in advance 50

One year, in advance
Six months, in advance...
Three months, in advance.
One month, in advance...


Every time that some wild-eyed
reformer points to Rome as an ex example
ample example of what will happen to the
United States, we are sorrowfully re reminded
minded reminded that the republic lasted only
500 years in the seven-hilled city.

Frank Clark also delivered a fiery
oration on the glories of the Confed Confederacy
eracy Confederacy a regular Henry Grady per peroration.
oration. peroration. It was delivered before the
Confederate Society in Washington;
and almost any time before the
June primary we may expect to see
some good friend of Frank's ask for
"leave to print" it in the annals of
Congress. Miami Metropolis.
Nay, nay, Pauline; Frank has been
wearied from that practice.

There is a growing sentiment that
these things are accomplished not by
buncombe speeches, printed in the
Congressional Record, perforated and
interspersed like stage-laughter with
-applause loud and long continued,
but that the best work is accom accomplished
plished accomplished in committee rooms, behind
closed doors, when one is booted and
spurred with cold facts and figures.
Judging by several of the Banner's
editorials of last summer, one would
have thought that speeches in the
Congressional Record were just the
thing. It looks like the Banner is
beginning to see things in a new

ture last year. In the meantime, if
anybody in Marion county has any anything
thing anything he wants Mr. Sparkman to at attend
tend attend to in Washington for him, the
Star thinks it will be perfectly
proper for him to appeal to Uncle
Steve, who isn't likely to lose inter interest
est interest in the affairs of his old friends.
Mr. Clark, while not trying to poach
on Mr. Sparkman's preserves, shows
great willingness to oblige Marion
county people, who will be in his dis district
trict district in his new term if he has a
next term, and it will take mighty
hard work to keep him from hav having
ing having it.


The Star had a brief interview
.yesterday with Mr. Chas. W. Hunter,
president of the city council, in
which he gave an outline of some of
the plans he and his fellow aldermen
..have made for municipal improve improvement.
ment. improvement. While it is not best to name
these things at present, lest some
plans be disturbed, and perhaps foil foiled,
ed, foiled, the Star is glad to say they look
Sood and will result in much benefit
to Ocala if properly carried out. As
some of them are on the line that
the Star devoted much space to last
year, it, of course, approves, and
will be glad to chronicle their suc successful
cessful successful operation.

It is only fair to state that our
home pirate, the Southern Express
Company, isn't the principal sinner
in the imposition of high rates which
threaten to ruin our fruit and vegeta vegetable
ble vegetable growers.
The Interstate Commerce has is issued
sued issued a schedule of maximum rates to
the express companies of the coun country.
try. country. The commission has not requir required
ed required the express companies to charge
these rates in full. It has simply or ordered
dered ordered them not to exceed them.
It seems that the Southern Express
Company, which of course under understands
stands understands the situation of Florida and
other Southern growers, has not rais raised
ed raised its rates, but the northern and
western companies have gone the

The proper thing for the Southern
Express Co. to do is to bring the
other companies to a realization of
their folly and extortion. If imme immediate
diate immediate relief is not extended, the ex express
press express companies may be sure of two
things. One is that there will not
be much produce to ship this season.
The other is that next season it
won't make much difference to -producers
what sort of rates the express
companies charge. They will have
other ways of sending their produce
to the markets.

With Personal Effects of ttie South Southern
ern Southern People tliat the War Depart Department
ment Department has Decided It has no Right
to Keep
(Birmingham, Ala., Age-Herald) j
The South has probably no greater ;

champion of its rights and equalities
j than Congressman Frank Clark, j

who is persistently striving to induce
the government to return the
money which was filched from them I

in the guise of a cotton tax.
The tax was imposed just after
the war between the states nad its
collection ceased upon the decision
of the supreme court to the effect
that it was unconstitutional.
It is a logical deduction that if a
continuation of its collection was il illegal,
legal, illegal, any phase of its collection was
equally illegal, and if as suggested
in the decision of the court, the act
was the taking of private property
without the sanction of law, its res restitution
titution restitution should follow as a logical
All bitterness of that most regret regrettable
table regrettable cofiict has about been allayed,
and we find grand army posts all
over the country returning to the
Confederates the battle flags from
whom they were captured. This it is
true is but the act of private insti institutions,
tutions, institutions, yet these posts are setting
the government an example, and
quite recently the war department
returned similar flags. But more
than this the same war department
has returned to the heirs of the late
Jefferson Davis, president of the
Confederacy, side arms and personal
effects that once were his, upon the
ground that the United States had
no right to further keep them.
The cotton tax falls in the same
category and restitution is the only
honorable, just and legal course
open to the government.
Right is right since might was
might; and right the day will win.
To doubt would be disloyalty; to
falter would be sin. With this truth
ever before us it is justifiable to be believe
lieve believe that Congressman Clark will
succeed in his efforts, or that at least
the day is not far distant when the

government will be willing to restore
to the South that which is its own.

In another column appears the
announcement of Mr. Glenn Terrell,
of Sumter county, who will be a can candidate
didate candidate for the state senate from this
district in the coming primary. Mr.
"Terrell is a representative young
man, a genuine Florida cracker, and
a man who has made his own by
shrewd common sense and hard
work. He has represented his coun county
ty county in the lower house of the legisla legislature,
ture, legislature, and is entirely competent to
step up to the senate. It is Sumter
county's turn to nominate the sen senator
ator senator from this district, and we do
not suppose Mr. Terrell will have
any opposition. He has many friends
in the county and will have many
more before the campaign is over.

As will be seen by the dispatches
elsewhere, Senator Ransdell of
Louisiana is on the warpath for an
anti-divorce amendment to the fed federal
eral federal constitution. It isn't likely that
Congress will take the senator ser seriously.
iously. seriously. The evils of divorce' are
widely advertised, but for obvious
reasons the horrors of mismatement
.are suffered in comparative obscur obscurity.
ity. obscurity. "What God has joined together,
let no man put asunder," but it is
rank blasphemy to say that God has
anything to do with making unhap unhappy
py unhappy marriages. People should be al allowed
lowed allowed to marry to suit themselves,
and the same rule should apply to
divorce. It is the affair of those
most immediately concerned before
it is that of either the state, church
or society.

Judge Richard McConathy, who is

as well grounded in the law as any

man, takes the Star and other pa-

pers and people to task for speaking

oT "Frank Clark as representing Ma
rion county in Congress. Mr. Spark

man, says the judge, will represent
the district which comprises this

county until March 4, 1915. Mr

McConathy is, as usual, correct as to
the letter of the law. It however,
seems to have been taken for grant granted
ed granted all over the state that the four
congressmen are to look after the
"interests of the districts as laid out
In the lines marked by the legisla-

When J. Pierpont Morgan died a
few months ago, many leading jour journals
nals journals devoted an immense amount of
their space to telling what a great
man he had been, and especially did
they dwell on his integrity. The rev revelations
elations revelations of the past few weeks show
that the firm of which Morgan was
the head virtually stole $12,000,000
from the stockholders of the New

York and New Haven railroad, most

of them people of moderate means.

And the dispatches of yesterday

show how St. Johndee Rockefeller is

trying to beat the state of Ohio out
of his taxes on nearly a million dol dollars
lars dollars worth of personal property. A
wiser generation will prevent the
accumulation of so much money in
the hands of any one man or firm,
but all the laws that may be passed
in future can't undo the harm that
has been done by men who differed
in their methods but not in their
spirit from the tyrants and bucca buccaneers
neers buccaneers of a ruder age.


The Star has just received a visit
from Mr. E. L. McDaniel, deputy col collector
lector collector of internal revenue, who is in
the city to give information to those
liable for the income tax. Mr. Mc McDaniel
Daniel McDaniel wishes the Star to impress on
the people that the government re requires
quires requires all who are liable to pay the
tax to make returns without waiting
to be called on. For the year 1913,
the amount of income that would
make an unmarried person liable to
pay the tax was $2500; for a mar married
ried married person $3333 1-3. After Jan. 1,
1914, the ratio is $3000 for single
and $4000 for married persons. Sal Salaries
aries Salaries of state, county and municipal
officers are exempt. All persons can
obtain blanks and other information

by addressing the deputy collector
of internal revenue, Jacksonville,
Fla. The income tax will not hit our
county very heavily, for while 'Mar 'Marion
ion 'Marion is prosperous and her people
comparatively well to do, few of
them can qualify as plutocrats.

State Truck Growers Will be linined
if They are Allowed to
St. Petersburg Independent: A re reduction
duction reduction of the rates on merchandise
promised by the Southern Express
Company, which has been covered
by an increase in the rates on fruit
and vegetables, was brought up at a
meeting of the board of governors of
the board of trade last night. The

new tariff is looked upon as a dis discrimination
crimination discrimination against the people of
Florida generally, and was condemn condemned.
ed. condemned. The action of the governors
here is only a part of a plan to raise
a state-wide protest against the new
The reduction on merchandise is
about 25 per cent. To cover this re reduction
duction reduction the express company has ad advanced
vanced advanced the tariff on fruits and vege vegetables
tables vegetables about 75 per cent. Under the

classification or merchandise, ac according
cording according to the express company,
Florida people will get no benefit ex except
cept except on what they buy from other
places, since the state is not a pro producer
ducer producer of this class of commodities to
any extent. This class of goods may
be handled through the parcels post
also, so that the reduction is believ believed
ed believed to be in competition with the new
postal feature.
On the other hand, the fruits and
vegetable classification includes ev everything
erything everything produced by the state to be
sold. As these things require cold
storage facilities and may not be
shipped by parcels post on account
of their perishable nature, the grow-

Partridgc-Woodrow Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf

Ocala Seed Store
is headquarters for Poul Poultry
try Poultry Foods &ud Stock and
Poultry Powders. W keep
on hand all tho time:
Reef Scrap,
Blood Meal,
Mica Grit,
Cracked Bone,
Scratch Food,
COXKEY'S Poultry and
Stock Foods and Rem Remedies;
edies; Remedies; a full line.

A large assortment
Flower Pots.


That your valuables will not be stolen or consumed
by lire. The unexpected often happens.
Give them the positive protection afforded by our
Fire and Burglar Proof vaults.
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent.



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er is helpless in the grip of the ex express
press express company. Thus the promise of
reduction and saving amount to
about 50 per cent mere tariff. Local
shippers say that the new fruit rate
absolutely prohibits profitable marketing.


Flemington, Feb. 4 We're having
some nice warm weather after the
continued rain.
Mrs. Robert Chitty was in bed
with fever a few days last week.
Mr. and Mrs. D. Fant's little girl,
Zora, who has been sick withfever
for the past two weeks, is much bet better
ter better at this writing.
Mr. W. H. Nettles has just com completed
pleted completed a nice large barn for Mr. W.
H. Austelle, and in the near future
Mr. Austelle will install a gasoline
engine to pump water for his stock in
the barnyard.
Miss Tillie Dutzler visited Miss
Irene Nettles last Friday.
The following were visitors last
Tuesday at Mr. and Mrs. D. Fant's:
Mr. and Mrs. Marton Chitty, Mr. and
Mrs. F. Dupree, Mr. and Mrs. A. J.
McLaughlin, Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Aus Austelle
telle Austelle and little daughter, Susie Ophe Ophelia,
lia, Ophelia, and little Fannie Dantzler.


well there

is nothing quite

so sweettothe ears of

M bride as sterling silver.

Apart from the quality which

is high here, and the chasteness

of the patterns which can be seen

t a glance, it is important to know

that the prices are not extravagant.

Oqr jewelry store is the best place in the

county to get suggestions for wedding presents.

We have made a study of this gift question." It is our

business to know what is suitable for various gift occasions.

Choose Your Gifts Here
Oar stock is varied and so are the prices. Every taste and

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This la a Jewelry store where you can eet Just what

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Everything- In our fine lice el silverware.

sent, iewelry. watches, etc.. contain

coupled wun up-to-cate styles. AW&mmmv-

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Weirsdale. Feb. 5. Prof. H. E

Stevens, plant pathologist of the
state agricultural station, spent a
few days in this locality last week,
looking after some of his experiments
with germmosis of citrus trees.
Germmosis has recently appeared in
a number of groves in this commu community
nity community and is causing many of the grow growers
ers growers more or less concern. At pres present
ent present the disease seems to be confined
chiefly to the northern part of the cit citrus
rus citrus belt. It is spreading, however,
and becoming more serious and with within
in within the past few years a number of
new localities report the malady. The
disease is apparently caused by some
parasite which attacks the trunk and
lower branches of the tree, causing
a scaling of the bark and a copious
flew of gum. Large wounds or cank

ers result, which slowly increase in

size until the trunk or branch is
girdled, and dies. The object of Mr.
Stevens' experiments is. to discover
the exact cause of the disease and
work out some efficient method to
control it.
Among the recent arrivals at Ho Hotel
tel Hotel Lakeside are Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Kunze, of Chattanooga. Mr. and
Mrs. Kunze spent some time two
years ago, and the beauties of Lake
Weir and the excellent fishing have
drawn them back to this locality
Hotel Lakeside has among its
guests, this season many enthusiastic
followers of Walton, who are daily
bringing in large catches of fish. Mr.
Butts and Mr. Kunze recently return returned
ed returned from an afternoon's fishing with
a fine string of bass and a five pound
pickrel. Mr. Hogin and Mr. Field Field-brich
brich Field-brich caught twenty-six perch one
afternoon this week, and the follow following
ing following day they broke the season's rec record
ord record by bringing in thirty-four perch
as the result of less than two hour's
The south side of the lake was
well represented at the informal
dance given by the yacht club on Sat Saturday
urday Saturday night of last week.
Mr. Frederick -C. Cochrane, for formerly
merly formerly of Stetson University, now a
well known young business man of
Palatka, was the guest of Miss Flor Florence
ence Florence Schnitzler on Saturday and at attended
tended attended the yacht club dance







Marion County Abstract Company
First consideration and especial attention given to small tracts.


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boils, broils, fries, and toasts

With ElGrillo you can prepare a dainty breakfast quickly right on
the table, the cost? less than one cent for the electricity that Is used.

connect to any available" electric
light socket and turn on the current
and the coils instantly turn cherry

The interchangeable u tensils take
full advantage of the heat.

Any two cooking operations can be

carried on simultaneously.
Heating element .in El ElGrillo
Grillo ElGrillo Is guaranteed for
five years. Price $5
Ask for demonstration.


Plumbing and Electrical Contractor.

Opposite A. C. L. Station.


Part ridge-Woodrow Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf


B. D. BAUM, Proprietor.


All kinds of pastry, cakes and
bread fresh every day. "In quality
we trust nof quantity." Carter's
Bakery, North Main street. 1-26-tf

Partridge-Woodrow Company
Selling Agents

Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-1 3-tf

Mclver & MacKay
Funeral Directors
Fine Caskets and Burial Robes.
I. E. MclVER and C. V. ROBERT
Funeral Directors
111 Work Done by Licensed Em Em-balmers
balmers Em-balmers and Fully Guaranteed
. E. 3IcIYXIt ..104
0. V. ROBERTS 303
Undertaking Office 47


Ocala Chapter, No. 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 Brown, W. M.
Miss Florrie Condon, Sec'y.

Part ri dge-Wood row Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala


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X:? bonnets for women nor the jaunty chorus girls.
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We have at all times during the season, a large drove of choicest

Horses and Mules that our buyer can select, in person in the Atlanta Live

Stock Market, where he goes "regularly as often as the stock is deplet

ed. We can supply any kind of an animal you may desire, at the closest
possible market price, or any number of horses or mules that may be

needed. Come in and look the drove over. Every transaction guaran
teed as represented.

TompDdinis &' CoMd

Phone 145 Ocala, Florida

When It Leaves Our
after being repaired, you can rely
upon it that your machine is in per perfect
fect perfect condition, because we give it a
thorough overhauling and we know know-where
where know-where t look for the weak spots and
just how to remedy them. We are
exierts in repairing of motor cars,
and we understand every branch of
the business. Our employees are
thoroughly practical men.


17 N. Main St.

displayed in our style books. There is probably
not another house in Florida with the complete
assortment that we are showing for this spring's
wear. Drop in and let us show you over the line.




Hen's Ootfiffer

Harrington Corner


? REAL ;vs. FALSE 'Economy 3t This Time.

Resist the mental suggestion to curtain your regular taking of

This admirable portrait has been running in the Star
nearly a week. How many have been able
to recognize the identity? Watch to tomorrow's
morrow's tomorrow's paper. There will
be some new light
on it.


IPhorte 108



To a Person Who Prides

Himself on His Appearance :

X Clean, Fresh, Well Laundered Linen

is a necessity. To supply that ne- jj;
cessity is Our Business. i

Ocala Steam Laundry





f- 402-401 S. Main Street

orjATiA. FT.nnriiA

Phone 101.


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Choice of 5 Tourist Trains
North and Northwest

Pullman Cars Jacksonville to C hicago, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Louis Louisville,
ville, Louisville, Indianapolis, Cleveland, Grand Rapids and intermediate points.
For tickets and information call on Atlantic Coast Line ticket
Agents, or J. G. KIRKLAND, D. P. A., Tampa, Fla., Hillsboro Hotel.

Partridge-Woodrow Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf

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
gripe or sicken. Price 25..
Generating hot air is easier than
getting up steam.


Carpenter and Builder
Careful Estimates Made on All Con
tract Work. Gives more and bettc?
work for the money than any other
toiiractor in the city.

Xo. 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
p. m., Orange Sorings, 4:05 p. m.,
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. Xo.
75 leaves Palatka Sunday at 7:30 a.
m., arives Ocala 10:40 a. m.


Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter Xo. 13, R. A. M., on the
fourth Friday in every month at
7:30 p. m. C. E. Simmons, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secretary. Ad.

Belleview, F.eb. 4. The writer,
Miss Miriam Rothchilu and Mr. Guy
Smith took a thirty mile country rids
last Sunday, leaving Belleview in the
morning. We cantered down the
Lake Weir hard road several miles,
then swinging round the south end
of Smith Lake we passed through
sleepy Candler on over to the fam famous
ous famous dead river. We cantered across
the causeway and entered upon the
domain of Heather Island, of which

Jii. j. vj. niguiUHCi k iuc main &uj,j
after a short sprint through the j
shady roads we arrived at the hos- j

pitable home of the Hightowers,
where we partook of one of those

famous meals. The biscuits were all
double deckers and three stories
high. Every thing else was in pro proportion.
portion. proportion. After dinner we again took
to saddle and crossing the old bed of
the Oklawaha river rode for miles on
the Kyle Kirkland Development
Farm viewing the thousands of acres
of rice fertile soil that this company
is transforming into a perfect Gar Garden
den Garden of Eden. This proposition has
got any other development scheme
in the whole state (including the
Everglades) skinned a mile. Cross Crossing
ing Crossing the new canal brought us out on
the main land east of Oklawaha and
swinging a big circle out owards
Lake Weir and around towards
Belleview we arrived in time for sup supper.
per. supper. On our perigrination we com

muned with a party whose brother
living in the state of Washington, on
the Pacific coast, had written him
requesting that he subscribe to the
Ocala Star, and have it forwarded to
him for one year, so that he could
keep abreast of the progress of
affairs in Marion county and read the
Belleview items. The "stuff" is en enclosed
closed enclosed herewith, to make this per person
son person happy for one year.
Mr. Tom Harris chaperoned 'by
Mr. Owens, the subscription boos

ter and contest manager for the
Ocala Banner, rolled into town last
Tuesday morning in a handsome
four wheel Fordlet touring car, that
they were vainly trying to give away
to some one, who would secure more
subscriptions to the Banner than
some one else. After stirring up
some .Banner enthusiasm they went
on their way.
Mr. W. T. Bozeman, who does

nothing but think, dream and talk
of velvet beans in season, has been
in and out of town several times the
past week or so.
Mr. H. H. Harkey, representing
the Jacksonville Metropolis, spent
last Monday and Tuesday in town
securing subscriptions to that wide
awake daily.
The truck growers of this vicinity
held a meeting at the town hall last

Saturday morning, where the pros-J

pects of marketing the coming sea season's
son's season's truck crop were gone over.
Prof. A. B. Connor, after a little spiel
introduced Mr. A. M. Middlemas,
representing Chase & Co., who laid
out the method that his company
follows in handling crops. It is
thought that the growers will get
together and take advantage of the
marketing facilities of Chase & Co.
Mrs. I. F. Ritter and grand child-

lce until "the weather turns warm again. Your refrigerator i&
going nicely now; it is well chilled and it is doing full duty as
your practical SAVER.
Don't let it lapse even a little bit it may sulk on you all the
remainder of the season.
Maintain your regular supply of OUR ICE all through the season.
That is the way to save on your ice bill.

ren, of Coleman, have been visiting
with Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Ritter, the
past week.

Master Byron McClendon is visit visiting
ing visiting his grandmother in Wildwood.
Mr. W. F. Ritter returned to his
railroad duties at Sydney, Fla.,
Wednesday after a pleasant visit
with his family.
Mr. I. Frank Haviland made three
trips to Ocala last Monday in his
Pullman touring car. There is such

I a demand for transportation that
j Mr. Haviland is kept busy a good

. j part of his time.

Mrs. R. J. Cuthill, Mrs. C. B. Bates,
Mrs. Sam Millican, Mrs. I. Frank

i Haviland, Mrs. L. L. Hopkins went
i to town in Mr. Haviland's auto last
' Monday. Mr. C. P. Dustin and Mr.
j X. D. Skinner did the same Tuesday.

! T T 1, TJ F T T F A

.til. o uiiii iidiuci, rtuam iiaiuci auu
Mr. Chas. A. Tremere did the same
thing Wednesday. ?
A bunch of those Ocala boys came
down last Friday night in the rain
looking for the dance and there was
no dance, but a great time is assur assured
ed assured to all who will be out Friday

j night February 6th., when the grand
j dance of the season will be held.

The postponed free will offering
was held in the town hall last Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday night to a goodly and apprecia

tive audience.
Mrs. Earle Davenport came down
from Ocala last Tuesday, where she
had been spending the past week
with friends.
Dr. J. Simmons, of Michigan, who
has been visiting his sister, Mrs. J.
W. Haines, on Lake Weir hard road
left last Thursday for Michigan.
Mrs. A. M. Lautz is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. W. R. Bryant.
Mr. Sam Barrett and family have
moved to Sanford where they will

Mr. W..H. Mitchell is bringing to
completion his new black smith shop
and then he will be ready for all

kinds of iron and wood work.
Mr. Sam G. Thomas, is treating
his house to a coat of paint.
Mr. Jim Shedd assisted Fred
Brown and Tom Collins to put a pitch
roof on the Hotel Marion.
Mr. Geo. Merrill is remolding the








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ardor of the players or the audience,
the house was lull, and appreciated
every leaf that was turned over for
their inspection. Encores were num numerous,
erous, numerous, and to try to enumerate the
particular stars of the evening would
be simply to name the entire cast

I they were all stars. Universal appro

bation was expressed at the clean clean-cut
cut clean-cut manner in which Mrs. Adam Haf Haf-ner
ner Haf-ner played her most difficult and
lengthy part.

home of Mrs. Virgie Pratt.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Cuthill, from
South Xorwalk, Conn., arrived last
Thursday, and are rooming with
Mrs. Sam Millican, taking their
meals at the Hotel Marion.
Rev. Tanner and wife, from Ohio,
who have been visiting in Belleview
the past week, left last Tuesday for
their winter home at Eustis. Rev.
Tanner preached to an appreciative
congregation in the Baptist church
last Sunday,, morning and evening.
Mrs. Delbert Haskell spent several
days last week visiting with friends
in Ocala.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Whiteaccom Whiteaccompanied
panied Whiteaccompanied by Misses Margaret and Hay,
drove to Candler last Tuesday on a
little picnic trip.
The children enjoyed themselves
at the town hall last Monday night,
roller skating.
What proved to be one of the
greatest social events of the season

was the presentation of "The Family
Album," in the town hall last Friday
night. The rain did not dampen the

Partridee-Woodrow Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf


Fort King Camp No. 14 meets in
Yonge's Hall at 8 p. m. every second
Friday. Visiting sovereigns always
welcome. F. J. Burden, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk. Adv.


The Merchant's Cafe Is a first class
place to take your meals. Open night
and day. J. R. Dewey, proprie proprietor.
tor. proprietor. 2-28-tf

Part ridge-AVood row Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala

DR. W. K. LANE Specialist, Eye
Ear, Nose and Throat. Office Law
Library Building. Ocala Adv.

Partridge-Woodrow Coinpa&y
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf

Partridge-Woodrow Company
Selling gents
Merchant's Blck. Ocala 1-13-tf


A stubborn, annoying depressing
cough hangs on, racks the body,
weakens the lungs and often leads
to serious results. The first dose' of
Dr. King's New Discovery gives re relief.
lief. relief. Henry D. Sanders, of Caven Cavendish.
dish. Cavendish. Vt.. was threatened with con consumption
sumption consumption after having pneumonia.
He writes: "Dr. King's New Dis Discovery
covery Discovery oueht to be in every familv:
it is certainly the best of all med med-icnies
icnies med-icnies for coughs, colds and lung
trouble." Good for children's coughs.
Monev back if not satisfied. Price

50c and $1. H. E. Bucklen & Co-

Philadelphia or St. Louis.

Bought and Sold.
Farm Tools, Casoline Engines, Wag Wagons,
ons, Wagons, Baggies, Harness, Beds and
Bedding, Stoves, Tinware, Qoeens
ware. Crockery, Etc
Phone 481
319 S. Main Street Oca'a, Fla.




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

i A Delightful
at "Hock
A charming small event of the
week was the informal "at home"
this afternoon at "Rock Hill," the
ii- i i J V ,1
Mrs. C. P
Howell, Mrs. Howell en i
tertaining in compliment of their
house guests, Mrs.
Emma Howell
and Misses Grace and Cecile KimmelX.-
whn arp Vst Vireinia visitors.
Although "Rock Hill" has had its
present occupants only three months
it has already an established reputa reputation
tion reputation for the genial hospitality
abounding within its walls and the
guests for the afternoon, which in
eluded the hostess calling list, .were
Invited to come at 2 o clock and i
bring their fancy work bags, the Iat
ter resulting in the colonial piazza ;
and spacious parlor, brightened with j
potted plants and evergreens, being j
the scene of much activity and mer merriment
riment merriment as the ladies sewed and chat chatted.
ted. chatted. The lovely school girl daughter of
the home, Miss Margaret Howell, as assisted
sisted assisted by Miss Virginia Sistrunk,
helped her mother in the duties of j
hostess by serving punch in the hall
as the guests arrived and later serv served
ed served the delicious lunch of creamed
chicken in timbals, sandwiches,
6live3, perfection salad, Italian glazi
and devil's food.
Mr. Allan Walkley has rented the
residence owned by Mr. A. G. Gates
situated next door to Mr. W. D.
Richey, and will commence house housekeeping
keeping housekeeping in a few days. Mr. and Mrs.
Walkley, have been making their
home with their uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. T. T. Munroe.
Miss Edna Norris of DeLand is the
lovely guest of Mrs. James Taylor,
at her attractive little home on East
Fort King avenue.
Monday evening Mrs. Collier will
give a silver tea for the benefit of the
charity ward of the Marion County
Hospital at her apartments in the
Collier block. All friends are invit invited
ed invited to attend.
Mrs. George K. Sullivan of New
York is the guest of her niece, Mrs.
R. C. Muncaster, arriving this after-
nnrtw Tpm ? P I IP-
The baard meeting of the Florida
State Federation which was to have
been held in Tallahassee this week
has been postpone! u itil the latter
part of the montti. Mrs. William
Hocker. federations) esident, will
leave Monday for Jacksonville. Fri Friday
day Friday week she will be m Palatka and
enroute home will stop in Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville to attend the State Conference
f Charities and Corrections
Mrs. MaTmnmd two children, w
have been visitin the former's
step-grandmother, QJrs- J. H. McCly McCly-monds,
monds, McCly-monds, left this afterrkon for Clear
water to stay severer weeks before
'turning to their home in Cine
Jack Igou, the second son of Mr.
and Mrs. Sam Igou, is quite sick at
their home on Lime street.
Miss Minnie Stovall of Ocala and
Miss Geneva Stovall of Mayfield, Ky.,
are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Sto Stovall
vall Stovall on Grand Central avenue. This
i3 Miss Geneva Stovall's first visit to
ID you ever slop to think
how wonderful it is that
singly a man's name means
111 singly a man's name means j
the finest confectionery in
finpst rnnfpetionerv in I
the world. I

No need to mention even "candyM-lec.

when you wrant 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,
ated, appreciated, always acceptable. Take a
box along tonight.

Tampa and the charming young lady
i3 simply infatuated with South Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. -Tampa Tribune.

A"tUtfp?or Miss Budd N
Miss Hilda
udd of Leesburg, who
is the
uest of Miss Dorothy
the honoree this aft-
Sehreiber, w
lernoon at aliottely -iiifuraal three-
table auction party
given by
The games were played in the li
brary and for twro hours the dozen
devotees were intensely absorbed in
obtaining the desired results from
each hand. The guest making top
score was the recipient of a set of
dainty pins and to Miss Budd was
given tne special prize, silk Hose.
Following the games a two-course
lunch was served consisting of
grapefruit salad, sandwiches, wafers
and sherbet with cake.
Assisting the hostess was Mrs. J.
G. Glass and invited for the games
were Misses Hester Dewey, Hope
Robinson, Adele Bittinger, Daisy
Keidel, Fanny and Rosebud Robin Robinson,
son, Robinson, Alice Bullock, Edna Norris of
DeLand, Mrs. James Taylor and Mrs
J- vV. Stoeckle of Pittsburg.
Star Sewing Circle
Mrs.' S. P. ArftMony was the
pkasi-ftg hostess ojtfee Eastern Star
sewing cixie-a-. Tuesday afternoon
this meeting the ladies decided
tf) change the meeting day, which
will now be the first and third Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday afternoons of each month.
After the usual busy sewing hour,
Mrs. Anthony assisted by Mrs. Star Star-buck
buck Star-buck and Mrs. Strong, served sand sandwiches,
wiches, sandwiches, pickles, olives, cakes, coffee
and mints.
Next meeting Feb. 18th, will be
at the Masonic hall with ritual study
after the busy hour with needles.
Fire at Seabreeze
The Ocala contingent frequenting
the beach each summer will read
with interest and regret, too, of the
visitation of a fire at Seabreeze early
Monday morning which reduced to;
mouldering ruins within an hour the
home of Mrs. H. F. Kochersperger
and three cottages nearby. The cot cottages,
tages, cottages, as well as the "Cherokee,"
Mrs. Kochsperger's home, have been
occupied numbers of times by fam families
ilies families from here. The loss is estimat-
fed at $20,000, and besides the four
bemses Mrs. Kochersperger lost a
valuable collection of curios and
art,! gathered from all parts of the
glolje, statuary valued at several
thousand dollars and many other
gs, with comparatively little in-
nce. it was only Dy tne neroic
wqtk or tne men at tne Clarendon
and tne nremen tnat tne nre was
onfined to the four houses, for the
wind was blowing from the north northeast.
east. northeast. Temperance Lectures
tfrs. Gilreath, who has been here
from Georgia giving temperance lec
tures, will remain over until tomor-
row ana lecture tnis evening at i:60
o'clock, tomorrow at 10:30 a. m.,
3:30 and 7:30 p. m., at the Metho Methodist
dist Methodist church. Everyone is invited to
Tomorrow afternoon at the high
school will be given a program on
"Forestry," which will be most in interesting,
teresting, interesting, it being in charge of the
Woman's Club. Patrons and friends
of the school are cordially invited to
be present.
The Woman's Missionary Society
of the Methodist church will meet
tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock
in the lecture room of the Methodist
church. All members are urged to
be present?
Mr. and Mrs. CR. Bell, the lattersi
fcrmerlv MissImrv Reardon of thi
city, announce thHrHiirth of a daugh-
at their homerti Tucson, Ariz
Miss Josephine Williams returned
this afternoon from Coleman, where
she has been with a patient for sev several
eral several weeks.
Mrs. J. B. Horrell of Morriston is
in Live Oak, the guest of her sister,
Mrs. T. E. Thomason.
Miss Essie Jordan left for Orlan Orlando
do Orlando this afternoon for a fortnight's
visit with Miss Jean Person, after
which she will return to Ocala to
complete, her visit with her cousins,
Dr .and Mrs. H. C. Dozier.
m m
Miss Katherine Pyles is home
j from Stanton, where she was the
guest of Miss Juanita Lytle. Miss
Lytle will arrive tomorrow for a
j brief visit with Miss Pyles.

r..acern iar sewing circle




Glenn Terrell for State Senator from
the Twentieth. District
I hereby announce myself a candi candidate
date candidate for the office of state senator,
twentieth senatorial district of Flor Florida,
ida, Florida, comprising the counties of Mar Marion
ion Marion and Sumter, subject to the action
of the democratic primary to be held
June 2nd, 1914. Glenn Terrell.
Adv. Webster, Fla.
Program for the Jleeting of Marion
County Teachers in Ocala
Sat unlay Morning
The Marion County Educational
Association will hold its regular
monthly meeting on Feb. Tthjat the
Woman's Club. The following pro program
gram program has been arranged:
Opening prayer by Dr. J. M. Gross,
pastor of the Methodist church in
First subject, "The Necessity of
School Hygiene." Discussion opened
by Mr. J. J. Beard of Anthony.
Second subject, "How to Secure
the Hearty Cooperation of Pupils,
Trustees and Patrons" Miss Nellie
Clyburn of Summerfield.
Opening of question box.
Teachers are urged to bring ques questions
tions questions ready to put in the box.
We are very anxious to have all
he teachers attend these meetings
nd become regular members. All
ersons interested in education and
the betterment of our school are
cordially invited to be present. We
are especially glad to have trustees
and supervisors with us.
Intrepid Aviator in His
Around the Earth
New York, Feb. 5. Henry Wood Wood-house
house Wood-house at the Aero Club of America,
has received a telegram from San
Francisco, advising that the govern governments
ments governments of England, France, Germany,
! Russia and Austria would form a
patrol of the ocean during the pro proposed
posed proposed aeroplane trip around the
world. The plan is to ask America,
I England and Russia to patrol the At-
lantic ocean; America, Japan and
j Austria to patrol the Pacific and
have Russia dispose troops along the
continental route. i-
(Clipped Without Credit)
Not all
men of single ideas are
Some people would cry over spill spilled
ed spilled milk even if they don't like milk
in any form.
If the only way to elevate the
stage was to raise the price of ad admission
mission admission we should despair of the
If a man is fond of company he
shouldn't aspire for the pinnacle of
Mrs. George R. McKean has as her
guests her sister, Mrs. C. V. Miller
and little Miss Alice Bullock Miller
of Ocala. Tampa Tribune.
If You
Want to Buy,
Sell or
New or Second Second-Hand
Hand Second-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 F ) IT .') M2lir
West Fxposiiu n Street,
Ocala, Florida



Kemraple & Arranger's

February 5th

E Emtem


' An old grouch is as good as a new
one, so why trouble to break in a
fresh one?
A smart woman can learn things
from a man that he doesn't even j
For constipation, use Dr. King's
New Life Pills. Paul Mathulka, of
Buffalo, N. Y., says they are the ;
"king of all laxatives. They are a
blessing to all mv family and I al always
ways always keeD a box at home." Get a box
and get well again. Price 25 cents.
At druggists or by mail. H. E. Buck Buck-len
len Buck-len & Company, Philadelphia or St.
Louis. ad
Partridge-Woodrow Company
Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala 1-13-tf
I will be at the following places to
receive tax returns for 1914:
February, 1914
31 Martel, 4 th, a, m.
4 Cotton Plant. 4th, p. m.
6 Heidtville, 5th, 10 a. m. to 2 p. m.
24 Dunnellon. 6th.
5 Romeo. 7th. 10 a. m. to 2 p. m.
20 Blitchton, 9th. 10 a. m. to 3 p. m.
29 Kendrick. 10th. a. m.
IS Martin, 10th, p. m.
18 Lowell. 11th. a. m
2 Reddick. 11th. p. r.
31 Fairfield. 12th, a m.
3 Flemington, 12tl p. m.
32 Central, 13th, a m.
32 Geiger, 13th, p m.
22 Mcintosh. 14th 9 a. m. to 2 p. m.
7 Shady, 16th, a m.
21 Santos, 17th, S to 9 a. m.
21 Eelleview, 17th, 10 a. m. to 3 p. m
23 Pedro, 18th, a. m.
28 Levon, 18th, p. m.
8 Summerfield, 19th, a. m.
25 Candler. 20th. a. m.
9 Oklawaha, 20th, p. m.
19 Eastlake, 2lst, a. m
19 AVeirsdale, 21st, p. nx
10 Moss Bluff, 23rd, a. m. j
10 Electra, 23rd, p. m.
11 Lynne, 24th, 8 to 10 a. in.
11 Grahamville. 24th, 11 a. m. to 1 p.m.
11 Connor, 24th. 1 to 4 p. m.
12 Churchill. 25th. 11 a. m. to 2 p. m.
27 Eureka, 26th, a. m.
13 Fort McCoy, 26th, p. m.
13 Burbank, 27th, a. m.
14 Orange Springs. 27th, p. m.
March, 1914
17 Anthony, 2nd, a. m.
26 Sparr, 3rd, a. m.
13 Pine, 3rd, p. m.
16 Citra, 4th, a. m.
15 LJnadale. 5th, 11 a. m. to 2 p. m.
1 Ocala. Sth to 31st.
The law requires all tax returns "to
be made by the first day of ApriL Aft After
er After the books are written it is impossi impossible
ble impossible to make changes.
I get a list of every automobile that
is registered. ALFRED AYER.
1-23-wkyltf Assessor.
Partridge-Woodrow Company Company-Selling
Selling Company-Selling Agents
Merchant's Block, Ocala
Gas in the stomach comes from
food which has fermented. Get rid

Clothing Department 1




This line is especially beautiful
this Spring, having all the latest
Fabrics, Weaves and Patterns.

1 -f

We are Making a Big


We have selected our brands, and they have
been blended according to our own formulas, and
come to us direct from the importers in the green
berry. In the store we roast! iand grind the coffee,
the day you receive it. It is, the best coffee that
Ocala has ever had for the money. i
Our First Product at 30c a Pound
Our Brick City at 40 cents a Pound
Cannot be excelled. Are you using it?
New Florida Sy rup, 50 cents a gallon.
New Barrel of Dill Pickels.
Sweet and Sour Cucumber Pickles, not mixed.
Ail kinds of New Crop Nuts.
Have you tried the Phillipino Nut?
Choice Florida Sugar Cured Bacon.
Quaker Corn Flakes, 3 packages for 25 cents.
A CARLOAD of Star1 Stock and Star
Poul'ry Foods Just Received. Nothing bet better
ter better or more economical for your stock or

Can-TldMiais G.
Cam Building.

of this badly digested food as quick quickly
ly quickly as possible if you would avoid a
bilious attack. SIMMON'S RED Z
REGULATOR is a proper remedy.
It purifies the stomach, liver and
bowels and strengthens the diges digestion.
tion. digestion. Price, large package, $ 1 ;
small size, 25 cents. Sold by all

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7 th


Reputation on Our
It Would Seem So.
"What do you consider the most Im Important
portant Important even in the history of Paris V
asked the obsequious landlord of the
American tourist. "Well," replied the
toun who had grown weary of dis distributing
tributing distributing tips, "so far as flranclal
prosperity is concerned, I should Eayv
the discovery of America was the
making of this town.






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Under the new primary law, every man in
Marion County, if he is to vote, in any of the
elections, must go in person to the registration
officer and register.
Though you have been registered and vot voting
ing voting for 20 years, you must register again in the
new books. Mr. D. M. Barco, the registration
officer, will be in Lis office in the court house,
every day from Monday noon to Saturday noon
of each week from now till


to register you. Do not put the matter off.

1 1 Rfow



i;i i




After the iiove Date, if you lave
Not Registered, You Cannot
- .Vote!

jjJJ .. jl Ijj
Kill r I t'i'- III

i 1 1 1 1 a


11 11

that when
every man
think your

yoihad a house to rent you
youimet and told him so. how
house would remain vacant ?

long d'you


that you had Jp$t a fine watch on the streets and ask asked
ed asked everyone you saw whether they had picked it up.
what chance Jlo .ypu think you'd have of recovering it ?


that you had a desirable lot of household furniture for
sale and told, the women folks about it on the streets,
how long would you remain outside the "Nut Club" ?
suppose i
that you hav& just received a fine line of the latest
styles in meifs jclothing and depend on your friends
making it public, wouldn't you likely be left with the
lot in stock at the end of the season ?
that you inserted an ad in The Evening Star, which
is read everynclay (except Sunday) by practically
every white family in Ocala. wouldn't you be reason reasonably
ably reasonably certain of inquiries if your proposition had merit?
you'll reach more people in a day than you could by a
personal talk in amonth, and with less expense and


that you call Phone 51 and have our representative
call on you.

Firing of guns of artillery and war
vessels at sunrise announcing the open opening
ing opening of the first day of th? big Gaspa Gaspa-rilla
rilla Gaspa-rilla Carnival.
At S) o'clock A. M. several thousands
of Homing Pigeons will be released, all
bearine a message from Tampa to the
entire world. These pigeons have been
secured "from twenty different points
in the United States and Canada.
At 12 o'clock noon the firing of sa salutes
lutes salutes from war vessels announcing the
coming of the Royal Court Chamberlain
of King Gasparilla VII. The Court
Chamberlain will arrive amid shouts of
the people, waving banners, and the mu music
sic music of bands.
'- Opening Addresses.
At 1:30 Mayor D. B. McKay will de deliver
liver deliver an address of welcome which will
be responded to by Hon. Win. Chase
Temple, President of the Carnival Asso Association,
ciation, Association, extending a welcome to the vis visitors
itors visitors and the Koyal Court Chamberlain
of King Gasparilla. The Chamberlain

. win announce that he is a special en en-j
j en-j voy from His Majesty King Gasparilla
J VII; an advance guard to make known
i to the citizens of the coming of the
; King and Krewe of Pirates Bold. He
: advises the Mayor and citizens that if
I the keys of the city are not surrendered
to His Majesty on his arrival, that the
city will be taken by armed force. The
J Mayor will then appeal to the citizens
j to make preparations for the defense of
I the city against Gasparilla and his
; Pirates.
j Floral Parade of School Children.
At 2:30 P. M. five thousand school
! children will be seen in a tioral parade
j through the principal streets and to
j Plant Park, where they will give a
, classic, singing a song composed for

mis occasion, "welcome to Tampa Tampa-Thousands
Thousands Tampa-Thousands of flowers will be carried by
the children, all of whom will be appro appropriately
priately appropriately costumed.
A Human Chess Game.
At 3:00 o'clock at Plant Park there
will be a human chess game on an
eighty-foot board of alternate white
and black squares which will be parti participated
cipated participated in by thirty-two beautifully cos costumed
tumed costumed people.
The Landing of DeSota Tampa's
Historic Pageant.
Commemorating the landing of De
Sota on the shores of Florida more
than three hundred and seventy-five
years ago, will be a feature of not only
Saturday's program, but the entire car carnival.
nival. carnival. Under the auspices of the In Indies'
dies' Indies' Clubs of the city will be shown this
magnificent historical pageant bring bringing
ing bringing into life the characters who made
the early history of Florida. The daring
explorers and adventurers who entered
unknown wilds, peopled by savages, will
be presented in a manner that will be
both staitlingly beautiful and entranc entrancing.
ing. entrancing. Quite a proportion of the popula population
tion population of Tampa is of Spanish descent,
and from this course will be secured
the people who will impersonate the
Spanish characters. Several hundred of
these will participate and all will be
in the costumes of De Sota's period.
Near the place where De Sota will land
will be seen a camp of Seminole Indians
and around the tepees the squaws and

papooses glorying in the freedom of the
wilds. Suddenly from the tepees will
ring out the singing of forty or fifty
Indian maidens who will emerge sing singing
ing singing and dancing the corn dance. The
braves will come into camp with their
game. Lolling 'round the camp-fires
they are aroused by the coming of De
Sota and his halberdiers, lanciers and
sailors, headed by Juan Ortis, hurry
forth to meet them. De Sota makes
peace with the. Indians. Planting of
the Spanish flag is shown. Then 1821,
the lowering of the Spanish flag and the
raising of the Stars and, Stripes. Finale,
a chorus of several hundred voices. The

! afternoon program will close with a

mammoth display of day fireworks.
Illumination of the City and Masked
Street Carnival.
At dusk. His Honor the Mayor will
press an electric button, throwing the

1 city into a blaze of glory. Heralds will

immediately announce the beginning of
the masked street carnival when the
imagineatic of the merrymakers may
run riot. Several blocks of the main
street will be closed to all traffic, giv giving
ing giving the maskers the exclusive use of
this section. A large aggregation of
bands will furnish music for the even evening's
ing's evening's festivities.
it is the invariable rule that all per persons
sons persons entering this zone be in fancy or
wierd costume and masked, and it is re requested
quested requested that all unmasked spectators
keep out of these limits. Absolute free freedom
dom freedom will be given all innocent merri merriment
ment merriment Maskers will not be allowed to
wear gloves.
Sunday, February 22.
Sunday morning special sermons will
be delivered at all the churches. At
2:30 P. M., sacred band concerts will be
given by all bands in various sections
of the city.
All Sunday afternoon the officers of
al krewes of visiting United States
submarines, montior and torpedo boat
destroyers, and war vessels of various
other countries who will be in Tampa
during Cai nival Week will receive the
At dusk the city will again don its
electrical garb.
Monday, February 23.
Elaborate preparations will be made
for the defense of the city against His
Majesty Gasparilla VII and Ye Mystic
Krewe. At 3:00 o'clock will occur the
celebration in honor of the formal open opening
ing opening of the new LaFayette Street bridge,
a $250,000 structure which will stand
for all time as a monument to the ad administration
ministration administration under which it was con constructed.
structed. constructed. The ceremony will be opened

i by music furnished by Gasparilla bands,
i Mayor McKay will make the dedicatory
j speech in the name of the city of Tam Tam-!
! Tam-! pa, presenting the bridge to the people,
j Judge C. I. Parkhill will respond. The

bridge will be magnificently decorated.
The ceremony will be closed with a dis display
play display of daylight firoworks.
Landing of King Gasparilla.
At 3:30 o'clock the city will be thrown
into confusion by the firing of guns as
the pirate ship and its escort attacks
the city. In this escort will be seen
many of the finest private yachts that
make winter headquarters in southern
waters. This water pageant will be
one of the most gorgeous ever seen in
this country. All the boats will be gor gorgeous
geous gorgeous in their holiday attire. The war
vessels lift anchor and proceed to meet
the enemy. Discovering their inferior
force they realize the hopelessness of
combat, and joining the escort of the pi pirate
rate pirate ship, follow it on its victorious
course up the riverv The pirate ship will
land at the Tampa Bay Hotel docks and
the krewe. headed by ther king and cap captain,
tain, captain, will march to the hotel, where they
will demand and receive the keys of the
city, and there will be a scene of glee
as the pirates gloat over their rich
Immediately upon the landing of the
pirates. Morocco Temple of Mystic Shrin Shrin-ers
ers Shrin-ers will start their parade, headed by a
40-pieee Shriner band, at the Tampa Bay
Hotel, and will march through the city.
Electric Pageant.
At 5:30 o'clock the fantastic and elec electrical
trical electrical pageant will wend its way
through the city, headed by Gasparilla
and his krewe. This parade will con consist
sist consist of T5 elaborately decorated and il illuminated
luminated illuminated floats, accurately portraving
allegorical and mystical scenes follow followed
ed followed by hundreds of illuminated autr.s and
many marching clubs in weird and fan fantastic
tastic fantastic costumes, monster illuminated
draerons and serpents, giants and dwarfs,
and forty autos of Seminole Indians. It
will march direct to the P.ayshore drive
where at 9 o'clock a most magnificent
and elaborate pyroteohnical display
iastine two hours, will be given. Xoth Xoth-mg
mg Xoth-mg like this display has ever bf-fore
pen seen in Dixie! Set pieces showing
the differing of the Panama Canal. Presi President
dent President Wilson. Mayor McKay and other
local scenes will be displayed. This fea feature
ture feature alone will cost the Carnival Com Committee
mittee Committee more than S3.50O. The beauty
and splendor of this display will be
enhanced by the fact that it will be

shown from barges anchored In Hills

borough Bay i&cing tne beautiiul Bay Bay-snore
snore Bay-snore drive along whose mile of asphalt
paved stieet mere is a natural am pol polities
ities polities ter chat wni given 30.000 people a
cnance to witness ine display.
M'nere will aiso be a repetition of the
masked Carnival of Saturday night.
During the evening there will be a gar garden
den garden party and dance in the grounds of
tne Uanipa Bay Hotel as a means of
entertaining the omcers of the tleet of
war boats in the port. Music will be
furnished by the Havana Municipal
Band or Havana, Cuba, and bands from
the war vessels.
A feature of the afternoon that will
interest many will be a game of league
baseball between the Chicago Cubs and
the St. Louis Browns at Plant Field,
beginning at 1:30 o ciock. This will fur furnish
nish furnish big league ball for those who care
for it.
Tuesday, February 24.
The last and greatest day of the Car Carnival,
nival, Carnival, tne torenoon ot wnich will be
given over to tne visitors ior the pur purpose
pose purpose oi seeing the sights of tne city,
visiting the government buildings, the
cigar factories, the water tront improve improvements
ments improvements and the various points o natural
attractiveness that can be seen in no
other clime in all their tropical beauty
during the winter months. In automo automo-bumg
bumg automo-bumg over the miles of beautiful drives
air o ugh orange groves laden with gold golden
en golden fruit, pine forests fragrant with the
health-giving fumes of the foliage and
gorgeous tropical scenery where spring
is perpetual.
At i:30 P. M. on Tuesday, the grand
allegorical, historical and floral parade
will start from the east edge of the
city and will march through the prin principal
cipal principal streets beneath triumphal arches
of nags and flowers.
Heading this parade will be the
Grand Marshal of King Gasparilla, ac accompanied
companied accompanied by mounted heralds, announc announcing
ing announcing to the thousands of spectators the
cominer ot, the grand pageant of King
Gasparilla v VII. Next will appear the
Royal Band in fancy costume. Next
will follow His Royal Majesty's Chariot,
preceded by his mounted courtiers. This
will be followed by the Royal Court
Chamberlain and the seven court direc directors
tors directors on prancing steeds. Immediately
following these will come the Gaspa Gasparilla
rilla Gasparilla Captain and his lieutenants, lead leading
ing leading the gaily decorated floats with
blood-thirsty pirates with their chests
of gold and jewels in the frolics of the
pirates. Next in line of march will ap appear
pear appear the twelve floats of the Carnival
Association, symbolizing the march of
the months, which have been produced
at a great expense under the direct su supervision
pervision supervision of expert artists wno have
had twenty-five years' experience in pro producing
ducing producing the finst floats ever shown in
this country, and will be Jewels of glit glittering
tering glittering splendor and gardens of flowers.
. At 8 o'clock on Tuesday evening the
closing day of the Carnival, the night
water sports and regatta will take place.
-An elaborate display of pyrotechnie
aquatics have been provided for, and the
many small boats will be in brilliant
electrical array. This will be held in
the beautiful Hillsborough River, both
banks of which will be strupg with elec electric
tric electric lights.
Masked balls will be given at all the
clubs in the city and the courtesy of
the clubs will be extended to all visit visitors
ors visitors upon request to the Carnival Com Committee.
mittee. Committee. There will also be a grand open-air
ball on beautiful Bayshore Drive, which
can be participated in by those in mask
and costume, or without, as preferred,
by each individual. This is the only
dance of the Carnival which can be par participated
ticipated participated in by both the masked and unmasked.



Mr. William M. Gober has inform informed
ed informed the Star that he will-be a candf-.
date in the coming. primary election
for district attorney for the fifth dis district.
trict. district. Mr. Gober is quite popular in.
this section of the state and will
make a strong opponent for others
in the race for the position. His
platform will be made known in a,
few days through the local press.


South Lake Weir, Feb. 5. -Mr.
Siles, of Sedgwick, Kan., is the guest
of his father-in-law, Mr. Albertson,
for the balance of the winter.
Mrs. O. W. Gates, of Westerly, R R-I.,
I., R-I., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. C C-S.
S. C-S. Gates.
Mr. Tom Harris and Mr. Owens,
of Ocala, were here Thursday of this
There is to be a picnic at the
school house Friday at Weirsdale
and quite a few from here will at-


Fishing in Lake Weir seems to be
the sport at present and many fine
catches are reported. Your scribe
was treated to a nice mess Wednes Wednesday.
day. Wednesday. We were proud of them.

$100 REWARD $100

Float No. 1.
Janus am I, oldest of potentates.
Forward I lvok and backward; and
I count, as God. of avenues and gates
The years that through my portals
come and go.
Janus, the ancient Roman God, was
the god of beginnings. He had two
faces and looked forward and backward,
seeing what was to come, and looking
with retrospective eye on the past. The
flower of the month is the snow drop
indicating the first flower of the Spring,
while the stone is the garnet. Con Constancy
stancy Constancy and fidelity are the guiding ideals
of January.
Float No. 2.
FEBRUARY Comes next in the
march of months. Februs was the an ancient
cient ancient Roman deity after whom this
month was named. It was the month
of purification and was observed with
care by the Latin peoples.- The violet
is the flower of this month, while the
beautiful amethyst is its favored stone.

i Sincerity is the keynote of the month

and those born under its star are lucky.
Next cones
Float No. 3.
MARCH Named after the war-god
Mars and symbolized by the blustering
voice of the lion. It was the first month

of the Latin spring and the Anglo-Sax-ns
and other ancient nations gave it
names that indicated the growing length
of the days. The bloodstone is the gem
of this month, and courage and truth truthfulness,
fulness, truthfulness, as becomes a man of war, are
the guiding principles. The daffodil,
yellow flower of Spring is the floral
Float No. 4.
APRIL Is the month of showers and
sunshine. It is the hopeful period; the
period when life looks light and good
with its share of showers, but with sun sunshine
shine sunshine predominant. It is the singing
month. The lily is the flower of April,
and as is meet, innocence is the em emblematic
blematic emblematic idea. The stone listen maids
is the diamond. Next of the months is
Float No. 5,
MAY The month of youth and life.
It is the boundary line between Spring
and Summer. The flowers are out, the
sun shines bright and there is joy and
gladness everywhere. It is meet that
the emblematic word of this month
should be Happiness. The vivid green
emerald is the stone of this month, and
the bright colored and many-hued tulip
is the favored flower. Next in line is
Float No.. 6.
JUNE Which is the pearl of the year
as some poet has said, and Riley's "Knee
Deep in June" will be recalled with
fond memory. It is the month of the
full blown rose, and health is the
thought that prevails in descriptions of
this month. The pearl or the moonstone
are the gems associated with this month.
Float No. 7.
JULY Is pre-eminently the month of
love and the thoughts of love predomi predominate
nate predominate in the affairs of the month. The
royal red ruby is the stone for July and
the carnation, red or white, is the fit fitting
ting fitting flowei for the month of Venus and
Cupid. Next in line comes
Float No. 8.
AUGUST The eighth month named
after himself by Augustus Caesar, the
great Roman emperor, in a moment of
self-congratulation. It is the month ot
grandeur and nobility, imposing n its
array of stateliness. Felicity is the
thought of the month, and the sardonyx
is the royal stone for August. The
pansy with its garments of purple is
the flower.
Float No. 9.
SEPTEMBER Symbolizes the period
of life when wisdom begins to be at attained
tained attained and it is the principal thought
of the month. The royal sapphire is the
jewel of September and the aster is the
flower thought most appropriate. In
the ancient calendars September was the
seventh month of the year.
Float No. 10.
OCTOBER "Was the month for the
rae'.ng of cider in the Latin calendar,
and consequently was looked on as the
month of jovially. The opal. rieh. rare,
flashing its many hues interchangeably,
is the gem of the month. Hope is the
expression of this month, and the gold--nrod
is its floral emblem.
, Float No. 11.
NOVEMBER Is generally thought of
as the cold and gloomy month, but this
is rarely the case in Florida, where
most months are exceptions to the rules
that prevail in other States. Fidelity
is the thought emblematic of Novem November,
ber, November, and the topaz is the gem those who
wish to be up-to-date will wear. The

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"The Silver Horde, Etc
Copyright, 1910, 1911, by Harper &
(Continued from Page Five)
A Night at Taboga.
y. il.M'urj uis great cuuieiiimem
f 3 I in Mrs. Cortlandt's society.
Kirk found himself waiting
witb growing impatience for
bis active duties to begin. Curiously
enough, this feeling was somehow con
nected with the thought of Edith her
self. Why this should be so he did not
trouble to inquire. They had become
the best of good friends, he told him
self, a consummation for which he had
devoutly wished, yet for some iudeti
nable reason he was dissatisfied.
He decided that he needed exercise
and determined to take a tramp
through the country, but on the even
ing 1 efore the day he had set for his
excursion ins plans were upset ny a
note from Mrs. Cortlandt, which the
clerk handed .him. It ran:
Dear Kirk Stephen has arranged an
outing for ail three of us. and we are
counting on you for tomorrow, it will be
a really truly picnic, with all the delight delightful
ful delightful discomforts of such affairs. You are
not to know where we are going until we
call for you at 8. Faithfully and mysteri
ously yours. EDITH CO UT LA NUT.
The recipient of this kind invitation
tossed it aside, with a gesture of impa
tience. For the moment he expert
euced a kind of loyish resentment at
having his intentions thwarted that
seemed out of proportion to the cause.
But the emotion soon passed.
The next morning Edith appeared
upon the hotel porch. She was alone.
"Where's Mr. Cortlandt?" he in
"Oh, some men arrived last night
from Bocas del Toro and telephoned
that they must see him today, on a
matter of importance. I shall have to
make up to you for his absence if I
am able."
"Where is to be the scene of our
revel r:
"Taboga," she said, with eyes spar
kling. "You've never been there, but
it's perfectly gorgeous. Please call a
coach, our boat is waiting, and don't
sit on the lunch."
Kirk obeyed, and they went clatter clattering
ing clattering down the deserted brick street.
Edith leaned back, with a sigh.
"I'm so glad to get away from that
hotel for a day. If you only knew it.
Kirk, you've capsized the political cal calculations
culations calculations of the Panama Conservative
"I didn't know I had ever even rock
ed the boat."
"It runs back to your affair with
"Really, did that effect it?"
"Rather. At any rate it gave an ex
cuse for setting things in motion
There had been some doubt about the
matter for a long time, and I was only
too glad to exert my influence in the
right direction, but this is a picnic to
an enchanted island, and here we are
talking politics. We mustn't be so se
rious. School is out. and it's vacation.
I want to romp and play and get my
face dirty."
The landing was thronged, and at
sight of the newcomers loiterers gath
ered from all sides a pirate throng.
shouting a dozen dialects and forcing
Kirk to battle lustily for his lug
gage Stepping into a skiff, they were
rowed to a launch, and a few moments
later were gliding swiftly around the
long rock rib that guards the harbor.
a copper hued bandit at the wheel, a
Nubian giant at the engine and an evil
yellow faced desperado sprawling
upon the forward deck.
Even before they had come to anchor
at Taboga island a dozen boatmen
were racing for them and crying for
their patronage. At the water's edge
thev saw a tiny village nestled close
against the mountains, its tiled roofs.
rust red and grown to moss, its walls
faded by wind and weather to delicate
mauves and dove colors and greens
impossible to describe.
The laun h. when it came to rest,
zeroed suspended in air. and beneath
it lay an entrancing sea garden. Once
the engine had stopped its clatter a
sleepy, peaceful silence settled over
the harbor, unbroken by wheel oi
whistle, for in Taboga no one work. work.-and
and work.-and there are no vetiicles.
"What a wonderful place!" exclaim
ed the young man fervently. "Why
it's like a dream it can't be real!
Then, as the boatmen renewed their
begging. "I wonder which barge gen gentleman
tleman gentleman I'd better hire.
"Take the little boy. please." Edith
called to an urchin who was manfully
struggling with a pair of oars twice his
own length, whereupon the older boat boatmen
men boatmen began to shove off with many
"Our choice has offended these genial

tier to a -at. "When shall we ten

the lad t brinir us off?"
Tour oViork." answered Mrs. Cort
landt. "1 arranged with the captain
to be ready at that hour. so. you see.
we h;e the whole day ahead of us."
Across the limpid shallows they gild
ed, bravely propelled by their nlne-
year-old oasman. but when tht bow
of their ski."? grated upon the lttou
thev were stiii some yards from the
"Iooks as if we'd have to wade."
said Kirk, then called to one of the
nearby boatmen to lend the child a
hand, but the fellow replied gruffly in
some unintelligible jargon.
"He says he carries his pascngers
ashore in his arms." Edith translated.
Really? Competition is spirited,even
on this heavenly tsie. wen. tnat s
easv!" Anthonv untied his low shoes.
kicked them off and rolled up his trou
"Permit me to help you." he said.
'without embarrassing our pilot."
She stood up and allowed him to
gather her in his arms. Then for the
first time she felt bis strength as her
body leaned to his. Slowly he picked
his way ashore while she reclined in
his embrace, her arms about his neck,
her smooth cheek brushing his. When
he deposited her gently upon her feet
he saw her face had gone white and
that she was trembling.
His own face was glowing as he
waded back to fetch the Uuicb basket
and his footgear. Under the circum circumstances
stances circumstances he had done the onlv natural.
.he only possible thing, yet it .had
queerly perturbed them both.
The two visitors explored the village
even to the ouaiut. t:iwdrv chanei.
Slowly He Picked His Way Ashore.
with its Impossible biues and rustea
gilt, and noon found them eager to in investigate
vestigate investigate the contents of their lunch
basket. Taking a random path up the
hill, they came at last to a spring of
cool water, and here they spread their
meal under a mango tree bent beneath
tons of fruit.
The afternoon sped quickly. If at
times Kirk found his companion re regarding
garding regarding him with a strangely timid,
half defiant look, he refused to connect
It with the episode of their landing.
Promptly at 4 they came down the
drunken little main street and out
upon the beach. But no launch was in
"Hello! Where's our boat?" exclaim exclaimed
ed exclaimed Kirk.
"The captain told me he'd be ready
at 4. Perhaps he has run over to Tabo Tabo-guilla
guilla Tabo-guilla or" She hesitated with a trou troubled
bled troubled frown.
"You told him to wait?"
"Distinctly." Seeing an idler in the
square above, she questioned him in
Spanish. "This man says the launch
left for Panama two hours ago. They
went on a Sunday spree. He says they
came ashore and bought a lot of liquor,
and he heard them quarreling later."
"That means we'll have to get an another
other another boat."
"I don't know where we shall Bud
"Neither do I. but there must be
some sort of craft that plies back and
forth regularly."
"Only once or twice a week. I be believe,
lieve, believe, and it beltings to the sanitarium.
Perhaps we'd better wait awhile: our
men may come back.''
At last, as the sun was dipping into a
bed of goid. Kirk broke out:
"Gee whiz: We've got to do some something.
thing. something. Mr. Cortlandt will be getting
"In all probability he won't know
anything about it until too late to come
for us. He is dining with those people
from Bocas. and may not get back
to the Tivoli before midnight."
"Nice fix we're iu!" remarked An
thony. "I'd like to lay bands on that
"We may have to stay here all night."
"Well, at least we have a haven of
refuge. They'll take us in at the hos hospital."
pital." hospital." "1 don't care to ask them. There's
some one up there I don't wish to see.
That's why I didn't go near the place
He laughed to hide his embarrass
merit. "I'm wondering what people
will say."
"Oh. you mustn't be troubled about
that. It isn't your fault, you know
anyhow. Besides, people wont say
anything because they won't know
anything about it if we stay aw:i
from that sanitarium."
"It's cettinz along toward dinnei


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And For Three Summers Mrs. Vin Vincent
cent Vincent Was Unable to Attend to
Any of Her Housework.
Pleasant Hill, N. C. "I suffered for
three summers," writes Mrs. Walter
Vincent, of this town, "and the third and
last time, was my worst
I had dreadful nervous headaches and
prostration, and was scarcely able to
walk about "Could not do any of my
I also had dreadful pains in my back
and sides and when one of those weak,
sinking spells would come on me, I
would have to give up and lie down,
until it wore off.
I was certainly in a dreadful state of
health, when I finally decided to try
Cardui. the woman's tonic, and I firmly
Notice is hereby srlven that on the
! 14th Ilav of Prbrnarr. 1A14
the undersigned will apply to the gov governor
ernor governor of the state of Florida, at Talla Tallahassee,
hassee, Tallahassee, Florida, for letters patent in incorporating
corporating incorporating "The Doctor McClane In
stitute, under the following proposed
cnarter. me original oi wnicn is now
filed in the office of secretary of the
state of Florida at Tallahassee, Fla.
We, the undersigned, hereby asso associate
ciate associate ourselves together for the pur purpose
pose purpose of becoming incorporated under
the laws of the state of Florida, under
the following proposed charter:
The name of this corporation- shall
be "The Doctor McClane Institute," and
its principal place of business shall be
I in the city of Ocala, Marion county.
r loriaa, but branch offices may be es established
tablished established and its business conducted in
other places in the state of Florida or
The general nature of the business
to be transacted shall be to establish
sanitariums and hospitals and medical
institutes for the care and treatment
of any person desiring same; to manu manufacture
facture manufacture and sell all kinds of medicine
and all other articles of merchandise;
to buy and sell real estate and per personal
sonal personal property and to buy and sell
stocks and bonds and negotiable in instruments
struments instruments and all other kinds of per personal
sonal personal property; to acquire, lease rent
or dispose of buildings for the proper
conduct of any business in which this
corporation shall be authorized to en engage;
gage; engage; and to acquire and in any man manner
ner manner dispose of, mortgage or pledge all
kinds of property, real and personal,
to carry on the business of this cor corporation;
poration; corporation; to borrow money and to se-
; gages and such other obligations as
may be permitted by law
to have and
De paia ior in
cash or by notes, or in property, labor
or services at a Just valuation thereof;
to be fixed by the board of directors
! of this corporation.
This corporation shall exist for
penoa ot ninety-nine years. j
the business of this eomoration
shall be conducted by the president,
secretary, treasurer, a medical director
and a board of directors of not less
;han three nor more than five in num-
ber. Any two of the above offices may
be held by one person. The said offi-
eers shall be elected by the board of
?heeCbo!rda oi d?reorinU VhiirS oS
rectors shall be elected by the stock-
holders at their annual meeting. The
annual meeting of the stockholders
shall be held on the third Monday of
rebruary of each year beginning with
the year 1914. and the date of said an-
nual meeting may be changed by the
by-laws of this corporation. Th rZ
tots sr
day as

The amount of the capital stock of J guarantee of good faith in mfcin5
this corporation shall be S25.000, divld- bid win be reauir of ii i
ed into two thousand five hundred fhe svm ol 3 rilt X thl ers. 4lJ
shares of tu,p v-iin of sift for ennH i 3 cent- tne amount of
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hall meet annually on the same : their respective districts can reeis reeis-s
s reeis-s the stockholders and as soon f to
fter as practicable and th dat ter at my Office In Ocala any dav

thereaf t
.f the annual meeting of the directors
shall be changed with the change of
the date of said stockholders meeting
and in the same manner. The follow
ing persons shall conduct the business
of this corporation until the time as
the officers thereof are elected and
Qualified: F. E. McClane, president and




believe I would have died if I hadnt
taken it.
After I began taking Cardui, I was
greatly helped, and all three bottles re relieved
lieved relieved me entirely.
I fattened up, and grew so much
stronger in three months, I felt like an another
other another person altogether."
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acting. gentle-acting. Its ingredients have a mild, tonic
effect, on the womanly constitution.
Cardui makes for increased strength,
improves the appetite, tones up the ner nervous
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sallow cheeks, fresh and rosy.
Cardui has helped more than a million
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It will surely do for you, what it has
done for them. Try Cardui today.
Write to: Chattanooga Medlclnt Co.. Ladles' Ad
visory Dept.. Chattanooga. Tenn., for Speciol In
ttructimis on your case and b4-page book. "Home
Treatment for Women," sent in plain wrapper. J-ba
medical director: J. C,
Massey, secre
tary, and G. B. Parramore, treasurer.
The board of directors shall be F. E.
McClane, J. C. Massey and G. B. Par Parramore.
ramore. Parramore. ARTICLE VI.
The highest amount of indebtedness
to which this corporation shall at any
time subject itself shall be $25,000.
The names and residences of the
subscribers are as follows, together
with the amount of stock subscribers
have by each:
F. E. McClane, 6S00 shares, Ocala,
J. C. Massey. 2500 shares, Ocala,
G. B. Paramore, 1500 shares, Ocala,
State of Florida.
County of Marion.
Before me the undersigned authority
personally appeared. F. E. McClane. J.
C. Massey and G. B. Parramore, to me
.well known to be the persons describ described
ed described in and wlu executed the foregoing
charter and who each acknowledged to
me individually that they signed and
executed the same for the purpose
therein set forth and expressed.
Witness my hand and official seal
this the 14th day of January, 1914
Notary Public for the State of Florida
at Large.
My commission expires November
14th, 1316 1-15-thurs 5t
Notice Is hereby given that the
wuaru oi puouc instruction for Mar Marion
ion Marion county. Florida, will on
TiieiMlay, February 17, at 2 p. m.
receive and open bids for the erection
of a public school building In the city
of Ocala and also for the heating and
plumbing of the same, all according to
plans and specifications prepared by
Mar & Sheftall. of Jacksonville. Fla'
and which are at the office of the su superintendent
perintendent superintendent of public instruction in
Ocala and copies of which may be ob obtained
tained obtained from the architects by making
deposit for same or may be seen at
ineir oiuces in jacKsonvllle.. A denos-
- r .--..vcv LUC Ul UIIII
tk v. i t
ject any or all bids l
By order of t hi boa of nuhii.
.-ti:.?Jer0Lih.e-0rd..0.f Publlc
T tV 'n 'SI..
' thurs-fri-sat till 2-17 Ocala Fla
a! ucaia, i la.
j "s ui .wanon
county will be open for registration
' ;n par-h el&Mnn Hicr.i a, 1L
! e Cn eIeaion district duHng the
i months Of January and Febrtiarv
T Ary'
1J14- In district No. 1 (Ocala) the
I bk WlU trm Moad
j till Saturday noon and Friday nlehts
till 10 nVlrtnV r-r
: 1111 1U cIoCiC each week from
; first Monday in January till fir?r
, uuaiJ ""1
Monday n March.
I All nprenns fti
AU Persns who fall to register In
(Sundays exeeDtedl htvon f.,i,
ua-s cepieai Detween March
loth and April loth. D. M. Barco

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Supervisor Registration Marion Co.
Office upstairs in court house

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