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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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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Weather Forecast: Rain tonight;
colder northwest portion; Thursday
rain except fair northwest portion;
colder in the peninsula.

President Wilsdn Saw No Reason to
Stop Its Investigation of
the Packers
' -.
t Associated Press)
Washington, Feb. 5. Letters read
today at the Senate agricultural com committee's
mittee's committee's hearing on meat industry
legislation, disclosed that lasl Febru February
ary February President Wilson made a person personal
al personal investigation of protests against
the Federal Trade Commission's con conduct
duct conduct of the packing industry and in informed
formed informed Louis Swift that he was con convinced
vinced convinced "there could pe no warrant for
his interfering with the judgment and
action of the commission."
; OUT .:-V:::-:
Urging the House rules committee
today to give right of way for the
passage of legislation prohibiting im immigration
migration immigration for four y ear sJPrank Mor Morrison,
rison, Morrison, secretary of the American Fed Federation
eration Federation of Labor, said there were half
a million men in the United States
now without employment.
Approimately 1.3,500 troops are due
to arrive next week. They will include
a full regiment and two battalions of
the Ninety-third division, negroes, the
war department announced.
Florida Food Administration
Cease to Function on Feb Feb-,
, Feb-, ruary 15th
Orlando, Fla., Feb. 4, 1919.

. I feel it my duty to anounce to thelpaganda at work in Paris wrhich some

eople of Florida that all activities of 1
the United States Food' Administra Administration
tion Administration terminate in this state on Febru February
ary February 15th, 1919.
I hqpe that relaxation df control by
,the food administration will not re result
sult result in unjust speculation or greedy
profiteering by Florida merchants I
have faith in their continued loyalty
to their state and their country. I be believe
lieve believe they are indeed faithful to the
nation and the nation's interests.
- In my opinion our greatest, task is
before us, the task of readjustment.
Laws should bo enacted that will pre-;
vent any class of the people having
the opportunity to impose on or
profiteer at the expense of others.
Especially mifst the government de devote
vote devote itself to keeping the cost of liv living
ing living within the purchasing power of
the great masses and to furnishing
labor as ever present opportunity oi
earning and producing.
I further believe, that the day has
come when. the people will frown upon ;
tV pffnrfa nf nnv nprsnn tn flisrnnt. i
the existing-feeling of fellowship, and
unity between the whole people-apolitical,
religious or industrial. The
people are happy with peace and are
anticipating prosperity and t progress.
It is the day of : the men who build up
and go ahead. To preserve our, estab established
lished established commercial position we must
preserve sound and confident public
In closing my service as federal
food administrator for Florida I look
back upon'my experiences with a high
regard for.the fine people of the state,
and carry with me the absolute confi confidence
dence confidence that-the same splendid .support
they have given their country" in the
past will be continued and know they
will heartily co-operate in putting
into effect any laws that may be en enacted
acted enacted to care for the problems of the
reconstruction period.
I take the opportunity to express
my great appreciation of the loyal co cooperation
operation cooperation given the food administra administration
tion administration by the people of Florida. Their
willing efforts and eager compliance
with every request and regulation
have made my work much lighter. The
people of Florida" have more than
lived' up to. thepromise I made Mr.
Hoover at the beginning oCjthe work,
when I told him Chat he could depend
on Florida to do her part in helping
to win the war. Braxton Beacham,
Federal Food Administrator, Florida.
The ladies of the missionary society
cf the Baptist church will have a tea
Thursday afternoon at 3:30 at the
home of Mrs. W. T. Gary. All ladies
of the church are invited to attend.
Our delegates who attended the state
convention irTTamra will tell of the
meeting there and plans for this
year's work will be discussed.
J. K. Kogers, secretary.
The -care you exercise in selecting
your correspondence paper is a com compliment
pliment compliment to your own good taste, and
that of your friends. Look at our line
before you purchase. The Court Phar Pharmacy.
macy. Pharmacy. 3-tf


Mrs. Roosevelt Sailed for Europe ot
the French Liner Lorraine
this Morning
' (Associated Press)
New York. Feb. 5. Mrs. Theodore
Roosevelt was among the passengers
on the French liner Lorraine, which
sailed today. Mrs. Roosevelt will visit
the grave of her son, Lieut. Quentin
Roosevelt, and spend several weeks
with her sister, Mrs. Emily Carew,
who is doing war work in Italy While
in France she will also see her sons,
Lieut. Col. Theodore Roosevelt and
Captain Krmit Roosevelt.
General Harts Proves There is No
Foundation for Charges Against
American Soldiers
Paris, Feb. 4. (By the Associated
Press.) Reports of widespread law lawlessness
lessness lawlessness on the part of the Americans,
particularly from the American expe expeditionary
ditionary expeditionary force, are wholly unfound unfounded
ed unfounded declared Brig.-Genl W.'W. Harts,
the American commander of the Paris
district, in a report submitted to'Maj.
Gen. J. G. Habbord. The report gives
the results of exahustive investiga investigations
tions investigations of printed and rumored reports
of crime and lawlessness and is baeed
on records of the American provost
marshal, the French police and other
sources. General Harts says that the
persistent appearance of newspaper
articles accusing the Americans of
lawlessness "has led to the impression
that ther is some anti-American pro
have ascrib
bed to German sources."
Incontrovertible figures show, ac according
cording according to General Harts, that the
criminal offenses committed in Paris
and ascribed to American soldiers
from January, J.918, to January, 1919,
were Extremely few-in proportion to
the number' of American soldiers in
Paris duringthat period.'
One Paris newspaper recently as ascribed
cribed ascribed to American soldiers a total; of
thirty-four murders, 250 day and
night attacks and. 550 "bloody com combats"
bats" combats" during December. Gen. Harts
characterizes this as, malicious exag exaggeration
geration exaggeration and says the records shtfw
that serious offenses committed by
Americans during December totalled
two cases of assault and battery,
three cases of housebreaking and sev seven
en seven cases of disorderly conduct.
- Pensacola, Feb. 5. The injunction
sought by the Florida railroad com commission
mission commission to restrain the postmaster
general from putting into effect the
new long distance telephone rates in
Florida, was dismissed by Judge W.
B. Sheppard in federal district court
here yesterday: He ruled that he had
no jurisdiction to restrain the post post-roaster
roaster post-roaster genera land also dismissed the
injunction as to the Southern Bell
Telephone and Telegraph Co. on the
ground that the ,resolution of Con Congress
gress Congress and proclaamtion of the presi president
dent president divested the company of admin administrative
istrative administrative control of its property.
The many friends of Mr. W. H.
Robertson, who passed away at his
home a few miles north of this" city
Sunday night, were much .surprised
and saddened at his sudden death.
Mr. Robertson and family came
from Missouri to make their home
among us a few years ago. He was
born in Bardstown, Ky., Sept. 8, 1847.
He was a member of the W. O. W.t
also an active member of the Chris Christian
tian Christian church, and was highly respected
by all who knew, him.
Mr. Robertson had been in poor
health for over a year and a few
months ago was. a victim of influenza,
a relapse from that malady causing
his death.
Mr. Robertson leaves a wife, 'son
and a daughter to mourn his death,
lit was a devoted husband and father.
The bereaved family have the sympa sympathy
thy sympathy of the entire aommunity.
E. C. Jordan & Co. had charge of
the funeral arrangements, and the
funeral services were held at the An Anthony
thony Anthony cemetery about 3 o'clock yes yesterday
terday yesterday afternoon.
The board of county commissioners
will be in sessioji Feb. 14, 1919, hav having
ing having requested tHe presence of the
state legislators and senator to discuss-legislation
needed for relief from
the present convict lease system, and
other legislation. They desire all
parties interested, in road conditions
present on that date. 2-7-2t


British Statesman Says Nations thai
Stood Together During the War
Will Continue in Accord
(Associated Press)
Paris, Feb. 5. Military interven intervention
tion intervention in Russia on a large scale will not
be thought of, declared British For Foreign
eign Foreign Secretary Balfour in an interview
with newspaper correspondents last
night. Mr. Balfour said the great
powers are doing everything they
considered could be done in. dealing
with what was characterized as a most
disquieting situation. He declared
the alliances between various nations
would not be affected by the existence
of the society of nations now in pro process
cess process of formation.
London, Feb. 5. The virus of
trench fever and that of influenza and
some forms of nephritis have been
isolated and identified, according3 to a
report to the director general of the
army medical service in France by
army medical officers. Investigations
have resulted, it is' believed, in the iso isolation
lation isolation of the'germs of mumps, measles
and typhus, the causes of which have
been obscure and the- bacilli of which
have never been isolated before.
'London, Feb. 5. .There is no im improvement
provement improvement today in the strike situa situation
tion situation in London. All tubes and under under-grpund
grpund under-grpund lines except one 'are still tied
up, and thousands are forced to tramp
to wrork through the slush in the-city
streets. 1 i
Berlin, Tuesday, Feb. 4.- (By the
Associated ,Press.) Independent so socialists
cialists socialists interrupted telephone commu communication
nication communication between Weimar and Eisen Eisenach
ach Eisenach and Erfurt several hours Mon Monday,
day, Monday, according to advices to the Tage Tage-biatt
biatt Tage-biatt froni Weimar where the nation national
al national assembly meets Thursday. An
Alpine corps of a thousand men has
arrived to police Weimar.
-Charter Oak, Feb. 4. Mr. W. A.
Redding made a business trip to Ocala
Thursday. j
Mr. T. N. Barnett made a business
trip to Ocala Saturday.
Mr. C. N. Beard after a visit to his
daughter, Mrs: G. C. Perry, boarded
the northbound train for Jacksonville
Miss Bessie Mae Logan was the
supper guest of her friend. Miss Rena
Barnett Thursday evening.
Mrs. W. A. Reading and daughter,
Mrs. Remington and Nancy Belle Red Redding
ding Redding and little Miss Remington made
a pleasant call on Mrs. Lizzie George
of Pedro Tuesday. s x
Miss Nancy Belle Redding was a
pleasant caller on her friend, Miss
Mary Ella Barnett Friday night.
Miss Nancy Belle Redding and Mrs.
J. M. Remington went to Summerfield
shopping Saturday
J Everybody is cordially invited to attend-
church at the Charter Oak school
house Saturday night, Sunday and
Sunday night. Preaching by Rev. D.
Mr. G. C. Perry made a business
trip to Weirsdale Friday.
Mrs. J. M. Remington was the din dinner
ner dinner guest of her mother, Mrs. W. A.
Redding Thursday.
Mr. W. McCardell of this place
made a business trip to Ocala Thurs Thursday.
day. Thursday. Two of Pedro's boys, Roy Norris
and Hubert Wright, were seen in our
community Saturday afternoon.
Mr. Will Lyles of Summerfifld made
a business call on Mr. T. W. Barnett
Thursday. .
Mr. and Mrs. L. Senn and Mrs. J.
A Scroggie made a flying trip to
Ocala Thursday morning.
Mr. Clarence Lucius has .received
his discharge from the army and is
home again. He is being welcomed by
his friends.
Mr. O. Martin and sons were visit visiting
ing visiting Mr. Martin's sister, Mrs. T. W.
Barnett of this place Sunday.
Messrs. Carl Perry .and Theodore
Nichols were pleasant callers on Miss
Nannie Redding and Miss Rena Bar Bar-netT
netT Bar-netT Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Dick Nichols accompanied one
oi Pedro's charming young ladies,
Miss Hattie Proctor, up to Charter
Oak to make a call on Miss Nannie
Redding and Miss Rena Barnett Sun Sunday
day Sunday afternoon.
A crowd of young people of Char Charter
ter Charter Oak and Pedro called on Mr. and
Mrs. G. C. Perry Sunday evening.
Mr. Charley Potter was seen in our
community Saturday afternoon.
We purchase writing fabrics with a
view to providing our. customers with
that which is best, economical and
proper, ine uourt rnarmacy. -ts-u


S 111
Probe Will be Driven Deep Into the
Sources of German
(Associated Press)
Washington, Feb. 5. Sweeping in investigation
vestigation investigation of the Bolsheviki, I. W.
W. and other propaganda was ordered
unanimously today by the Senate aft after'
er' after' two hours tempestuous discussion
in which several senators declared the
organizations were plotting to over overthrow
throw overthrow the American government by
The Senate judiciary committee
which for more than a year has been
investigating pro-German and brew brewer's
er's brewer's propaganda was authorized by
the Senate .resolution to conduct the
new inquiry. The committee will be begin
gin begin work probably next Friday.
Senators joined in impassioned de denunciation
nunciation denunciation of the alleged propaganda
ard also of ,ihe meeting held last Sun Sunday
day Sunday at which the Russian soviet gov government
ernment government was praised as superior to
th- American form of government.
Huge Cost of the Warthat has No
Only Staggered but Will. Long
Burden Humanity
(Associated Pres3)
London, Feb. 5. The direct cost of
the war is estimated at forty billion
pounds sterling in a special article in
the Daily Telegraph. The author esti estimates
mates estimates that the indirect cost, by di diminished,
minished, diminished, trade and financial disturb disturbance,
ance, disturbance, is fifty billion pounds sterling.
Fiee Service in Presenting Claims
Given by Federal Board, for
Vocational Education
Washington, Feb. 5. The work of
ra-educatirrg- -was -disabled -men is go going,
ing, going, forward rapidly. At the close of
1913 the number registered was 12, 12,-CF4.
CF4. 12,-CF4. Under the law, re-education can
r.ot be given unless the man is suffic sufficiently
iently sufficiently injured to be in receipt of com compensation
pensation compensation from the war risk insur insurance
ance insurance bureau.. Of these 12,000 men
3318 cases of compensation have been
awarded, and 9317 cases'had not been
determined, at that. date. Since the
first of the year the work has been
greatly speeded in the war risk insur insurance
ance insurance bureau.
The federal reserve board for vo
cational education, charged by Con
gress with the task of fitting the dis
abled for industry, is anxious to assist
all disabled men who have their claims
passed upon by the war rish insurance
bureau, and renders the service of
preparing the blank forms and bring
the matter to attention, absolutely
without cost to the individual.
It is not necessary for disabled
men to employ lawyers for this work
as it is a part of the duty of the fed federal
eral federal board which welcomes the oppor opportunity
tunity opportunity for service. The address" is tht.
Federal Board for Vocational Educa Education,
tion, Education, Washington, D. C, and there are
branch offices in fourteen different
cities in the United States.
Money Given by the American People
to Support United War Work
U. S. Naval Base, Cardiff, Wales,
' January 19, 1919.
Editor Star: I have just finished
looking over a Y. M. C. A., or "Asso:
ciation Men" magazine. It is wonder wonderful
ful wonderful how generously the people "back
home" have responded to calls for our
comfort. Compared with the men in
the" trenches I have had practically no
hardships, yet at every turn I find
some convenience, as a result of the
hospitality work, aside from the reg regular
ular regular navy accommodations. Needless
to say that these conveniences and
comforts, are heartily and generously
participated and indulged in, and in
no small degree, tend to make our war
life agreeable and home like.
Although I know that every indiv indiv-ual
ual indiv-ual who has added to our comfort will
be repaid many-fold, Loth in satisfac satisfaction
tion satisfaction and in pecuniary effects, it would
be beautiful if the boys could know
more what has been done for them
and try to express their appreciation
True that only comfort, love, help
and no pay, reimbursment, nor thanks
is even thought of, yet this little let letter
ter letter is only to let you -know that I am
not unmindful of these benevolences,
and this is the only means, at present,
cf expressing my thanks or showing
my appreciation. I am sure that I
speak in behalf of all the enlisted
Wishing the Star and everybody a
prosperous year, I remain,
Very sincerely yours,
G. Fred Turner, U. S. N.


Millions of Dollars Taken from Vis:
itors to Florida by Con Con-s
s Con-s fidence Men
(Associated Press)
Chicago, III., Feb. 5. Government
agents, it was declared today, have
started an inquiry into the operations
of the "wire tapping" gang which has
been operating in Florida and other
parts of the South, to which wealthy
tourists are attracted.
Jacksonville, Feb. 5. -According to
estimates of department of justice
agents and local officials, so-called
confidence men operating in Florida
the past two years have "cleaned up"
more than two millions. One of the
biggest gangs is now thought to be
under arrest here, the arrests being
r;)ade near St. Augustine last week.
Tampa, Feb. 5. The federal grand
jury for the Southern District of
Florida, which meets Monday, is ex.
pected to take up an inquiry into al alleged
leged alleged wire tapping activities.
Soldiers Who Went Home on Leave
, Found Their Families on the
Verge of Starvation
The N. E. A. correspondent in Ger Germany
many Germany writes to his papers as follows.
At least 50 times since I came back
from Berlin I have been asked this
question by Americans, Frenchmen or
"Do the Germans realize, they are
And my reply has. been: "Yes ancr
"The men who did the actual fight fighting
ing fighting officers and common soldiers,
and their families, haven't the slight slightest
est slightest doubt that Germany was at the
end of. her Ktring when the armistice
was signed and that her armies would"
have been annihilated if the war had
gone on long enough. They know they
are licked and accept the war's ver verdict
dict verdict in such a light.
"But I found while in Germany that
the old junker class the large land landowners
owners landowners and captains of industry who
had fattened and, grown prosperous
through the maintenance. of the mili militarism
tarism militarism system, won't let themselves
admit that the Allies licked Germany.
"Thcss junkers are the thick heads
and reactionaries who were the finan financial
cial financial power behind militarism who, for
nearly fifty years, by controlling busi business
ness business and public opinion, the latter
through a subservient press, were able
to press-agent the masses of the en entire
tire entire nation into the belief that the only
way the German people could prosr
per and grow great .was by military
oppression over weaker peoples. These
jankers still secretly hope that the
formation of a German republic .will
fail and that the day will come, per perhaps
haps perhaps not soon but ultimately, when
Germany will go back to the old sys system
tem system and they wili again begin re rebuilding
building rebuilding the military idea."
After my interviews with Marshal
Hindenburg and Gen. Groener, the
latter, Ludendorf's successor, at Cas Cas-sel,
sel, Cas-sel, I had no misgiving whatever as
to how they felt about the outcome of
the war.
Hindenburg himself didn't appear
to have an ounce of fight left in him,
and, do his best, he could not hide the
telltale evidence in his face that he
v-as a broken-hearted man.
Hindenburg, I am sure, will never
again advise the German people to
try to conquer the world. What he
said to me at Cassel convinces me he
knows it ran't be done. And as long
as Hindenburg, and his chief generals
are alive I don't believe the world will much to fear from Germany in
a military Avar.
Groener was ecjually frank in ad admitting
mitting admitting defeat.
"You had. us completely exhausted,"
he said. "You cut our lines of com communication
munication communication and squeezed us into such
a narrow bottle that we couldn't get
food to our troops. We had to quit." 4
The best evidence I had that the
masses of the German people know
they are whipped and that all the
fight they ever had has been taken out
cf them came from the common sol soldiers
diers soldiers themselves.'
Within a week after the armistice
was signed more than C00.000 of them,
I was told in Berlin, had deserted the
army and had gone to their families.
Why didn't the officers arrest them
and bring them back?
Because the officers were afraid of
the men who had done the actual
Starving Families Urged Men to
The great internal bust-up in Ger Germany
many Germany came largely through the fact
hat the millions of soldiers, Tvhen

VOL. 2G, NO. 33


I or the First Time During the War,
Allies Had Superiority of Rifles
on the Western Front
" (Associated Press)
Washington, FeB. 5. The total
strength of the United State's army
November 11th, when the armistice signed, was 3,703,273 officers and
men, including the Marine Corps on
duty with the army in France, war de department
partment department figures today show. It wa
indicated that the Allies on July 1st
for the first time exceeded the Ger Germans
mans Germans in rifle strength and that qn
Nov.. 1st the allied rifle strength of
1,4S5,000 represented odds oi upwards
cf two to one.
(Associated Press)
Tuscambia, Ala.. Feb. 5. The iurr
in the case of Jeff Jenkins, the sec
ond of the alleged defendants charged
with murder in connection with the
lynching of two negroes last Novem November,
ber, November, today returned a verdict of not
j guilty. The judge announced he would
nol prosse the other sixteen cases in
which arrests have, been made.
Senator Fletcher Trying to' Insure
$600,000 Being Spent on that
Important Stream
(Special to the Star)
Washington, Feb. 5. As reported
to the Senate by the committee on
commerce, after adoption of amend amendments
ments amendments proposed by Senator Fletcher,
chairman of the committee, the an annual
nual annual rivers and harbors bill carries
total appropriations of $618,700 for
Florida projects, an increase of $436, $436,-000
000 $436,-000 over the bill as it passed the
House of Representatives. This In Increase
crease Increase carries $32,000 additional for
maintenance and 5404,000 additional
for improvement of new and existing
If the Oklawaha river project is
adopted, it means that thegovem thegovem-:nent
:nent thegovem-:nent is committed to an improvement
that will require the expenditure of
some $600,000 more than the $100,000
appropriated by the present amend amendment;
ment; amendment; so that the real benefits to
Florida waterways carried by the
commerce committee amendments
timount to an increase over the bill as
"t passed the House of $1,036,000.
The House bill carried $173,700 for
maintenance and $9000 for improve improvement
ment improvement of Florida projects, a total of
$182,700. The Fletcher amendments
adopted by the Senate committee in increase
crease increase these amounts to $282,000 for
maintenance and $336,700 for im-
Editor Star: Just a line to let yot
know that I am well and getting along
fine, only" I am somewhat homesick;
In fact, all of us are. I wrote you
some time ago to continue my paper.
1 am lost without the old Ocala Star,
but I haven't received it yet. Probably
it was lost as most all my mail was
lost. If my time is out just send me
'.he bill and I will mail you fracs to
cover same, but be sure and 'send the
paper. Give my best regards to eve everybody.
rybody. everybody. Private
Private Edward O. Marshall,
.Bat. A, 16th Field Artillery,-81st
(Wildcat) Division, St. Blin, France.
they Went home on leave, found their
wives and children starving and they
xent back to the trenches thinking:
What am I fighting for and what will
I get out of it if Germany wins?
Nothing. The kaiser and the junkers
ill get everything."
That is one reason why, in the last
days of the war hundreds of thous thousands
ands thousands of Germans quit cold and sur surrendered
rendered surrendered at the first opportunity, re refusing
fusing refusing to fight."
And I had wives tell 'me they had
idvised their husbands to surrender!
. What the world has to fear is the
junker, class the Krupps and landed
ind business aristocracy who made
millions out of the war. They want.
U.e good old days for' them to come
back. They've been kicked out of
4wer for. the present but they're fo fo-rrenting
rrenting fo-rrenting trouble. They don't want a
The folks who have grabbed the
reins are anything but militarists.
They'll likely keep on fighting among
themselves for some time but they,
iont' want any more world fights be because
cause because they know Germany's only
chance for the future lies in behaving
Jonteel Power "Compact." All col colors
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Electros must be mounted, or charge
win ue maae tor mounting.
Russia is a dozen Mexicbs'tied in a
knot. .:... ;
When the president comes home, he
should put a muzzle on Secretary of
Labor Wilson and a block and, chain
on Postmaster General Burleson.
A leading Canadian paper says:
"Sunday, February 9th, is to be ob observed
served observed in the United States as Roose
velt day. Why not also in Canada?"
Powell insinuates that Ocala is
somewhat wet. Only with rain. The
trouble with Powell is that he is so
dry that a dustcloud rises in his brain-
box every time he tried to think.
J udging by the way the Huns are
howling over the loss of their colonies
and Alsace-Lorraine, they have entire
ly forgotten how much of the world
they intended to annex if they won.
Carl H. Rerick, who has been edit editing,
ing, editing, the Dade City Banner during the
absence of W. M. Hetherinerton in the
army, almost had a fit over something
the btar said about suffrage the other
day. Mr. Rerick seems to be an
"amoosin' 'little cuss," as Artemus
Ward said of his. kangaroo.
"Conserving the Children's Eye Eyesight,"
sight," Eyesight," the instructive paper read by
Dr. Karl J. Weine before the Ocala
Woman's Club on Conservation Day,
has been printed in the January 30th
issue of the Optical Journal and Re
view of Optometry, of New, York. Dr.
Weihe is .winning, a high place in his
profession. v .:-
A soldier in the army of occupation
sends us a German mark. The mark
is the unit of German currency as the
franc is of the French. Before the
war it was worth 24 cents.' -The sol soldier
dier soldier writes that in sCoblenz he can
swap an American paper dollar for
fourteen marks. That is for $1 he can
obtain $3.36. This is one of the
strongest evidences of the deteriora deterioration
tion deterioration of Germany. French and British
money still exchanges cent for cent
with American. Italian money has
depreciated a very little.
Before tjie armistice was signed,
the British ; government and British
business men had plans made for
peace work, and the minute the guns
ceased to thunder the plans were in
operation. In America, almost three
months after the fighting ceased, we
don't seem to know what to do. One
cause for the indecision is the dilly dillydally
dally dillydally procedure of Congress, which
fooled away week after week on the
revenue bill and other unimportant
measures, j keeping the business men
and manufacturer uncertain what
policy to adopt. i
, .
There is strong opposition to the
idea of American troops helping to
police the world. It is becoming the
long suit, of republican senators to
spout against it. And yet we suspect
that the average young American who
goes in the army and navy would like
nothing better. What is it any more
than our bluejackets and marines
haye been doing since they walloped
the Barbary pirates over a hundred"
years ago. It would give a large
number of our young men an oppor opportunity
tunity opportunity to see more of the world and
learn more of its. peoples a service
both useful and honorable.
The Star shouldn't think" the United
States would consent to abolishing the
submarine from naval war. The sub submarine
marine submarine is particularly fitted for de defense
fense defense of America and it is a perfectly
legitimate weapon against warships
and transport sVvv Civilized nations
have long had an agreement to respect j
the lives of non-combatants and onlyj

Germany and her allies have disre disregarded
garded disregarded it. Now that these are crash crashed,
ed, crashed, humanity will rule again. There
will be no more torpedoing defenseless
liners and merchant ships, but sub submarines
marines submarines would make the American
coast impregnable to a foreign fleet;

j therefore, it is an instrument America
I should retain.
The Columbia, S. C, State con
cludes a semi-humorous article on
prohibition with the following very
sensible words:
The statement is frequently heard
in places where men discuss the news,
that when the army comes home all
this prohibition business is going to
get a jolt. Abroad, we are told, our
soldiers have learned to drink light
wines, because in many cases water
available, was so polluted that drink
ing it meant not only a short cut to
suicide, but a feeling of nauseating
disgust. Whether this is so or not,
certainly the troops who have already
come back have made no concerted
"objection to the law. They have fal
len in with popular feeling just as
the rest of us have done. A man as
young as the average soldier ought to
find no great difficulty in breaking
himself of a habit which has become
unwise or inconvenient. No trouble is
to be anticipated from the army. It
lies at home 'among the older, the
alcohol soaked, the men to whom the
whisky habit has become second na nature,
ture, nature, and whose whole system will be
pulled up with a jar when whisky is
denied them- a jar to which f the
grinding shock dealt an automobile by
the sudden yank of the emergency
brake is as nothing.
. From them, the illicit still, the pat patent
ent patent medicine, the twenty dollar quart
when it is to be had. They are the
distillers also of the popular sophisms
with .which they bolster up their los losing
ing losing side. The favorite one perhaps is
the aphorism that if a man wants to
drink you can't stop him; he is going
to get the stuff somehow; that legis legislation
lation legislation never made a man moral. No Nobody
body Nobody ever claimed that it did. It mere merely
ly merely places more obstacles in the way
of his becoming immoral, an example
and a corruptor of the uncontaminat uncontaminat-ed
ed uncontaminat-ed younger generation.
Psychologists agree that the liking
for alcohol is so deeply implanted in
the humari racei either naturally or
because of centuries of indulgence,
that in practically no cases does a per per-icating
icating per-icating it is to train it out. It has
been stated by respectable authorities
that in practically no case does a per person
son person who has not tasted alcohol .before
manhood become a drunkard. If it is
too late to influence all the members
of .our generation, at least the next
will be able to start life under better
auspices. The constant x temptation of
what our forebears called the social
glass will be gone. Men do not miss
what they have never known.
Most of us would -hesitate to agree
with Mr! Saleeby, the disciple of Gal Gal-ton
ton Gal-ton and developer of his work, when
he admits that he would willingly see
the .present generation, with its
freight of the unfit, the blasted, the
inefficient and the corrupt, go over the
precipice into utter annihilation if it
would save the next and give it a bet better
ter better chance of health and happiness.
But his principle is right. The young
are the future., the hope of the world.
Whatever jemoves a handicap from
the path of their progress is undoubt undoubtedly
edly undoubtedly right. We may pity the old soak
who is being made acutely uncomfor uncomfortable
table uncomfortable by the riew conditions, who in
some cases may be hurried into a pre premature
mature premature grave because of them, but we
can not allow him to mix up the traf traffic
fic traffic of the world any longer. He has
had his day, and it was a long and a
hot one. Now let him pass with the
dodo and other curious creatures of
whom' nature has wearied. He isn't
Speaking of the Oklawana Valley
rr.'lroad, there is a way, if the busi business
ness business men of Ocala, Fort McCoy, Or Orange
ange Orange Springs and Palatka would fol follow
low follow it, by which the road could be
made of the greatest benefit to this
section. If said business men would
organize, buy the road (it t can be
bought cheap) and put on a steam steamboat
boat steamboat line, in connection with the road,
between Palatka and New York, Phil Philadelphia
adelphia Philadelphia or Baltimore, they could ob obtain
tain obtain the lowest of freight rates for
not only, the places along theline but
f cr many other towns and villages
accessible to it by motor truck. Looks
like a steep proposition, but it isn't.
Half a million dollars would buy the
road anda vessel. tnat couia come up
to Palatka, and operate them for a
yearj and there is no doubt that the
enterprise would succeed if properly
Judas and Arnold and Kaiser Bill
Sat and talked on a brimstone hill.
To murderers for a cash reward."
A T enirl A wist? V4i ttw1 tvtt
Every one talked of my deed then."
The kaiser spoke: "Why, boys, I broke
A sacred treaty with peaceful folk;
"Betrayed them, man, woman and
To be shot and massacred and defiled.
The remnant I work in armament
At shells to shoot their brothers
An envious thrill through the dead
hearts new,
"What a traitor you are!" said the
V other two.' Life.

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In the Great Allegorical Play, Every
woman, to be Presented at the
Temple This Evening
The fable of "Everywoman" and her
pilgrimage in quest of love is unfold unfolded
ed unfolded with picturesque and appropriate
incident; and the pattern of the alle allegory
gory allegory is complete in every detail.
Paula Shay is the "Everywoman"
of the present company. She is a
sculptural young actress and exactly
typifies4 the ideal Everywoman.
Charles Pringle is the Danteque figure
of Nobody, and Edmund Fitzpatrick
embodies with dignity the figure of
King Love: Dorothy McCord is charm charming
ing charming to eye and ear as Youth, and Na Natalia
talia Natalia Lynn appears as the figure
"Everywoman' 'is broadly conceiv conceived
ed conceived and directly worked out. It is logi logical,
cal, logical, clear cut, decisive and with every
line it swings into proper adjustment
an idea that is helpful. Sweepingly
general as to characterization, type
and action, its fits into personal con consciousness
sciousness consciousness with an 'alarming and all
but uncanny rythm. It mirrors more
truly than the glass of. its central
figure wherein Flattery dwells.
, While "Everywoman" abounds in
a gentle sort of human "humor it is
displayed with every embellishment
of modern stagecraft, sumptuously
gowning and perfection of scenic de detail.
tail. detail.
It is a gem of literature that can
tut rank with the productions by
which we mark our standards, a hu human
man human document that carriers its appeal
to the mind that is simple, as well as
the mind that is complex. It is a stir stirring,
ring, stirring, appealing sermon that reaches
into the soul and leaves a thought that
stays a wonderful modern play that
is for all time, that is universal.
This play, "Everywoman," is sim simple,
ple, simple, straightforward and subtle only
with the delicate niceties of candor
and the delicate shadings of truth.
Appealing to everybody it was writ written
ten written for every woman. The production
i past all description tasteful and
costly, and no more picturesque, no
more wonderful production has ever
been housed in the Temple theater.
We have a limited number of hams
and shoulders that we will sell for
cash at 35c. per pound for the hams
and 30c. per pound for tse shoulders.,
at our factory.
4-tf Ocala Ice & Packing Co.
Seasoned oak fire wood 1G to 18 in
ches long, delivered' anywhere in
Ocala. Phone 185-X. J. C. Johnson,
Ocala, Fla. 6-lm
No unsightly roughness of skin; no
painful cracking of lips; no peeling
or burning flesh if you use Jergan's
Lotion of Benzoin and Almond. The
Court Pharmacy. 3-tf
Pretty early, spring models in trim trimmed
med trimmed hats are now on display here. Be
sure to come in and see them. Style
Hat Shop. 4-3t
We have just received a shipment of
Berlin & Jones stationery. The sta stationery
tionery stationery of quality. The Court Pharm Pharmacy.
acy. Pharmacy. 3-t
Just arrived, another large ship shipment
ment shipment of Nunnally's, "The Candy of
the South." Alwavs fresh at Gerig's
Drug tSore. tf
A new shipment in smart styles in
sport, street and dress hats just re received
ceived received at the Affleck Millinery Par Parlor,
lor, Parlor, south side Ocala House block, tf

In carload lots, bulls or March arid April, too oil oiling.
ing. oiling. Wire collect or write a! once to

Mr. Hays Tells His Experience
The following brief account of an
interview with a -man ten years ago,
and its sequel, will be read with keen
interest by every citizen.
C. F. Hays, runs wooa yard, North
Magnolia St., says: "I think heavy
lifting caused by kidneys to become
weak. I suffered greatly from severe
pains in my back and I was often so
stiff and lame, I could hardly do my
work. I also had frequent, severe
headaches. A friend told me about
Doan's Kidney Pills and I began us using
ing using them. Doan's gave me more re relief
lief relief than all the other medicines I
took and I gladly recommend them."
The above statement was given May
13, 1908, and on April 16, 1918, Mr.
Hays added: "I gladly repeat the
statement I made in praise of Doan's
Kidney Pills. I haven't had occasion
to use this medicine since, for it has
effected a permanent cure."
Price 60c. at all dealers. .Don't
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
Mr. Hays had. Foster-Milbura' Co.,
Mfgrs., Buffalo, N. Y. Adv. 6
Hsih the Kidneyi at once when Bads'
fcnrtf or Bladder bothers Heat
forms uric &cid.
Ko man or woman who exia meat rega-'
laxly can make a mistake by flashing
the kidneys occasionally, say well well-known
known well-known Authority. Heat forms uric acid
which clogs the kidney pores eo they
luggishjy filter or strain only part of
the waste and poisons from the blood,
then you get sick. Nearly all rheuma rheumatism,
tism, rheumatism, headaches, lirer trouble, nerrous nerrous-neas,
neas, nerrous-neas, constipation, dizziness, sleeplessness,
bladder disorders come from sluggish kid kidneys.
neys. kidneys. The mom eat you feel a doll ache in the
kidneys or your back hurts, or if the
urine is cloudy, offensive, full of sedi sediment,
ment, sediment, irregular of passage or attended
by a sensation of scalding, get about four
ounces of Jad Baits from any reliable
pharmacy and take a tablespooxxfnl in
a grass of water before breakfast for a
few days and your kidneys will then act
line. This famous salts is made from
the acid of grapes and lemony juice, com combined
bined combined with lithia and has been Used for
generations to flush clogged kidneys and
stimulate them to activity, also to neu neutralize
tralize neutralize the acids in urine so it no longer
causes irritation, thus ending bladder is is-oi
oi is-oi 'ens.
Jad Salts is inexpensive and can cannot
not cannot injure; makes a delightful effer effervescent
vescent effervescent lithia-water drink which all reg regular
ular regular meat eaters should take now and
then to keep the kidneys clean and the
blood pare, thereby avoiding serious kid
ney complications.
" '
Drop in and see the Jonteel Rouge.
Three colors. Gerig'S Drug Store, tf
Don't imagine -glasses
make you look old.
i Properly fitted glasses
are a powerful factor
in making you feel young.
Dr. K. J. Weihe
Eyesight Specialist
Graduate Optometrist
With Weihe Co.. Jewelers. Ocala. Fla.
I We dispensenone but ;
; pure drugs in our pre- ;
; scription work. Ask ;
Your Doctor." 2
Qualify and Prompt Service
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Real vs. False Economy
At This Time

Resist the mental suggestion to curtail your regular taking, of ice
until "the weather turns warm again." Your refrigerator is going
nicely now; it is well chilled an d it is doing full duty as your prac practical
tical practical SAVER.
Don't let it lapse even a lit tic bit it may sulk on you all the
remainder of the season. f

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In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every modern convenience in each room. Dining room service is
second to none.
.RATES From $1.50 per day per person to $6.
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POSTOFFICE BOX 592 Long 'Distance Phone 4475
Tampa, Florida.

Just as are all our, other auto sup supplies.
plies. supplies. To ?ay that you get your sup supplied
plied supplied here is to show that you know
what your car or you should have and
where to get it at its best and at the
right price.
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The THERMOPHORE Radiant Gas Heater Is the
Best and Most Economical Made.
A Full Line of Resnor and Hot Spot Heaters.
Let Us Demonstrate These To You.


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customers, and you cair "depend on his
sell it off. by advertising, befors It


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merchandise being1 fresh, becaus txm
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' SETTING OF -16. EGGS $1.50
Hens for Breeding, from -Select Stock $2.00 Each
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Company ol 40 With 20 Big Song HitsCar
Load ot Novelties

m 7SC. 111. 11.50. PLUSVAR TAX

Mrs- "B. E. Perdue expects to leave

coon for Miami for the remainder of
the winter.

NORRIS the candy supreme. Sold
by the Court Pharmacy. 3-tf
Mrs. Edgar Mills-Price, who has
been visiting in Gainesville, is expect expected
ed expected hme this afternoon.


Atlanta, Feb. 5. Dorothy Isabel
Webb, leading lady of the "Pom Pom"
company, playing here January 29,
died at a local hospital last night of
influenza. She Yas taken sick on the
day that her company was to play
here. The body was ordered sent to
Stony Point, Long Island. She is sur survived
vived survived by her mother, Mrs. Frank Ab Abbott,
bott, Abbott, of New York.

Mrs. J. A. Bouvier who went to
Jacksonville last week for a short
visit with Mr. Bouvier, is expected
home tomorrow.

An excellent assortment of Writ Writing
ing Writing Tablets. Come in and see the
line Gerig's Drug Store. tf
The regular monthly meeting of the
King's Daughters will be held at the
residence of Mrs; C. L." Bittinger
Thursday afternoon, Feb'. 6, at 3:30
o'clock. 4-2t

The Christian Science Society will
hold a testimonial meeting at Yonge's
hall tomorrow evening (Wednesday)
at 7:45. The public is cordially invited.

Born, to Mr. and Mrs. John K. Mc Mc-Cabe
Cabe Mc-Cabe of Tampa, Sunday morning,
little daughter. Mrs. McCabe, who is
a sister of Mrs. Samuel Leigh of this
city,ls well known here, having visit visited
ed visited her sister? before and after her
A beautiful line of the spring's
latest models in trimmed -hats are
just in at the Style Hat Shop. 4-3t
Mr. S. A. Claypool of Scottsville,
Ky., whohas been spending several
months at the Carlton House, left
Tuesday for his home. Mr. Claypool

likes Florida and Ocala so well that

he intends coming back again next

Annie Powell, who was discharged

from the girls' industrial school last
year, .arrived in Ocala yesterday and

was the guest of Mrs. T. E. Bridges
over night. This morning she went

out to the school, where she expects

to make a short visit.

Jergan's Lotion of Benzoin and Al

mond preserves the skiji and complex

ion; healing, soothing and whitening.

The Cqurt Pharmacy. 3-tf

Mrs. George Ford, .who has been
the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
B. A. Weathers for the past six
months, has returned to her home in
Jacksonville. Mr. Ford, who has been

in the- government service in Wash
ington, has again returned to Jack

scnville and will resume his business


Rev. M. A. McGill of Pittsburg will
sneak on "The Jewish Outlook' at

the Baptist church at 7:30 this eve

ning. A very interesting subject,
particularly just at present. Rev.
Wrighton invites everybody, whether
members of his congregation or not,

to be present and hear this interesting


Don't forget to get our prices on
wax and green bean seed, garden peas

and all other seed.' Ocala Seed Store,

Ocala, Fla. tf

Mr. Claude Frederick of Atlanta,
was a visitor in Ocala for a few days.
He came through in his car and was
accompanied by ( Lieut.'. Harry John Johnston.
ston. Johnston. Lieut. Johnston, who has just
returned from overseas, stopped for
a short visit to his sister, Mrs. Sam-

l uel Leigh, before going, to Tampa to

visit his mother.

Miss Webb is the bright and pretty

young actress who took the part of

Sari" in the play of the same name

which appeared at the Temple three
years ago last fall. She was to have
appeared here again in "Pom Pom,"

Feb. 19, and all who she so greatly

pleased on her first visit were expect

ing her second apeparance, and will

be very sorry to learn that she is
dead. '.



This evening: "Everywoman."'.
Thursday: Elsie Ferguson in "A

Doll's House."

Friday: Carlyle Blackwell and Eve

lyn Greely in "Love in a Hurry."

Saturday: Monroe Salisbury m
Ifugon the Mighty."
Monday: "My Sammy Girl."

The Many Mysteries of
You can take an onion seed and a pansy
seed, and plant them side by side in the
same spot of ground. In one case, you
get an onion, with its peculiarly strong
odor, and in the other you get. a flower of
rare beauty. You can plant a poppy seed
and get opium (a dangerous, habit-forming
drug), or you can plant a rhubarb seed and
get something that helps constipation.
No scientist, living or dead, can explain
these mysteries of Nature; ; Behind the
invisible life germ in each seed is hidden
the deep secret that nobody understands.
Everything 'growing out of the ground
seems intended for some use in establishing
natural conditions. Dr. Pierce, of Buffalo,
N. Y., long since found out what is
naturally best for women's diseases. He
learned it all through treating thousands
of cases. The result of his studies was a
medicine called Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription. This medicine is made of
vegetable growths that nature surely in intended
tended intended for backache, headache, weakening
drains, bearing-down pains, periodical ir irregularities,
regularities, irregularities, pelvic inflammations, and for
the many, disorders common to women in
all ages of life. Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription is made of lady's slipper root,
black cohosh root, unicorn root, blue
cohosh root and Oregon grape root.
Women who take thi4 standard remedy
know that in Dr. Pitrce's Favorite Pre Prescription
scription Prescription they are getting a safe woman's
tome so good that druggists everywhere
sell it.
Favorite Prescription should have the
full confidence of every woman in America
because it contains no alcohol and no
narcotic. Dr. Pierce knew, when he first
made this standard medicine, that whiskey
and morphine are injurious, and so he has
always kept them out of his remedies.
Send 10c to Dr. Pierce's Invalids' Hotel,
Buffalo, N. Y. for trial pkg. Tablets.


Progressive business men are represented in our advertising columns.

Alice Brady appeared very success successfully
fully successfully in a difficult double role in "The
Better Half," at the Temple last
night. One minute she was a selfish,
frivolous girl, the next a thoughtful,
self-sacrificing woman. A touching
picture story; also, an instructive one.

Elsie Ferguson will apepar in "A4
Doll's House" at the Temple tomo

Liggett's Chocolate Cowered Whole
Brazil Nuts are always good. Gerig's
Drug Store. tf
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Any one wishing to contribute to
thet bazaar for St. Mary's Orphanage,
in 'Jacksonville, which will be held
the 'week beginning February 10th,
may send contributions direct to the
sisters at 7th and Market streets,
Jacksonville, or to Mrs. J. R. Dewey,
15 Sanchez street, who will pack and
forward same on Friday, Feb. 7th.
There are ninety of these little or orphans
phans orphans and their only income is from
voluntary contributions. Also they
have all been victims of the flu, so
the cause is a most worthy one.
Mr. George Duris, who for the past
two years has conducted a small store
next to the Catholic church, has sold
his business and expects to move to

New Orleans. Although a Hungarian
by birth, Mr. Duris has lived in San

Francisco and Mexico. It will be re

membered that about two years ago
Mr. Duris and family arrived in the

city, refugees from Mexico at the

time of the border troubles. Mr

uuns Dougnt a small larm on me

Blitchtonfroad, where he lived until a

few months ago, when he moved into

the city.

Seaboard Air Line, Northbound
No. 4: Arrives 1:41 p..m. Departs
1:56 p. m. ;
No. 16 (Limited) : Arrives and de-

departs at 4:07 p.. m.

No. 2: Arrives 2:50 a. m. Departs

2:55 a. m.

Seaboard Air Line, Southbound
No. ,3: Arrives 3:06 p m. Departs

3:26 p.m. ;

No. 15 (Limited): Arrives end de

parts 5:10 p. m. j

sso. i: Arrives z:4D a. m. .Departs

2:50 a. m.

Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)
No. 10: Arrives and departs 6:42 a.


No. 40: Arrives 2 p. m. Departs

2:20 p. m.

K No. 38: Arrives and departs 3:27

a. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)

Arrives and departs 3:1G



passed. The Court Pharmacy.




Side Ditches Should Be Amply Large,
With Sufficient Fall to Carry
Off Water Rapidly.
(Prepared by the United States Depart-
ment of Agriculture.)
The only reason for crowning a road
surface is to enable It to shed water,
and unless effective means are pro provided
vided provided for disposing of the water after
if Is drained off the surface crown crowning
ing crowning will be of very little, If any, ad advantage.
vantage. advantage. The side ditches should be
amply large and should have sufficient
fall to carry the water away as rap rap-Idly
Idly rap-Idly as it enters them, and they should

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Arrives and departs 3:35
Arrives and departs 10:13

Ohio State Highway, Brick..
have outlets at all convenient points.
Cross drains or culverts' should be
constructed wherever It Is desirable
to transfer drainage water across the
road, and they should usually he pro provided
vided provided with end or wing walls for pro protecting
tecting protecting the slopes of the embankment
When the material composing the
roadbed is likely to be springy, a sys system
tem system of longitudinal underdralnage
may be found necessary to secure
proper drainage. In constructing a
road, of any. type whatever, it should
be constantly borne In mind that ade adequate
quate adequate and continually effective drain drainage
age drainage Is absolutely necessary If the road
Is to be maintained in good condition.


Despised Weed Is Now Declared to Oe
Best Building Material In
Western States.

.Nobody loves the sagebrush, yet
somebody Is always trying to uplift 1L
This Is a dliBcult task since Its ante antecedents
cedents antecedents are so bad. Nevada, com complained
plained complained a long time. because she was
called the "Sagebrush state;" hunters
hated the plant because of the bitter
flavor it imported to the grouse; pros prospectors,
pectors, prospectors, settlers, stockmen despised It
because It encumbered the earth. It
was fit only for rattlesnakes to coil In
and strike or for coyotes to blend their
tawny skins Into vanishment.
Not long ago an dregon man cried,
"Eureka 1" He said that sagebrush
was the best road-building material
in the West, says New York Son.
Now Idaho claims in the'despised weed
a source of great wealth and the solu solution
tion solution of the problem of potash short shortage:
age: shortage: "The average acre produces
three tons of sagebrush at a cost of
$25. k The sagebrush burned In the
kiln gives from 25 to 30 per cent pot potash.
ash. potash. The supply Is inexhaustible.
The Idaho poet, vho called for a
festival "to lift the curse from the
plant we know so well a ad should

love, may now consider himself even
with those who Jeered and refused to

foregather with him.


No. 37:
a. m. i
No. (39:
p. m.
No. 9:

Atlantic Coast Line Branches, South

No. 151 (Sunny Jim): For Wilcox,

Monday, Wednesday and Friday,

leaves 7:10 a. m.

No. 35 (Sunny Jim) : For Lakeland,
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
leaves 7:40 a. m.

No. 141: Daily except Sunday, ar-1

rives 11:50 a. m. from Wilcox.
No. 49: For Homosassa, leaves 3:25
p. m. 1
Atlantic Coast Line Branches, North Northbound
bound Northbound No. 48: From Homosassa: Arrives
1:53 p. m.
No. 150 (Sunny Jim): From Wil Wilcox,
cox, Wilcox, Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
arrives 6:45 p. m.
No. 32 (Sunny Jim): From Lake Lakeland,
land, Lakeland, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, arrives 10:48 p. m.
No. 140: Daily except Sunday,
leaves for Wilcox at 4:45 p. m.
Oklawaha Valley
No. 71 (southbound) : Arrives 1 pjn.
No. 72: (northbound): Leaves 3:30

Rexall Cold Tablets will break up

iiiAuibir t; CANLUtS are unsnr- J any cold, and may prevent "flu. 25

. 3-tf cents the box at Gerig's Drugstore, tf

Roads Cannot Stand Wear and Tear

They Are Being Subjected To
by Heavy Trucks.

With the shortage of labor for road

making and the more general nse of
the roads for heavy hauling, it Is like likely4
ly4 likely4 that the roads as they exist will
not be able to withstand the hard
usage, and the outlook is dubious for

the automobile. Many Industrial com companies
panies companies are making nse of fleets of
trucks to deliver their goods. Instead

of subjecting themselves to the uncer

tainties of the railroad service and

the wear and tear on the roads thus

made use of is more than they can

take care of. This, more than ever.

makes It evident that there should be
some very decided reforms made in

the matter of road building. The

makeshift repairs which have hereto

fore been made are not now sufficient.

and nil new road building work should

be made on the most substantial lines.

Chicago Journal.


Dependence on Good Roads.

Every farmer should feel his de

pendence upon good roads. Whether
ot not one lives on a public highway

he should take an Interest In the

nearest one to his farm or the road
be must use to market his farm, or orchard
chard orchard and garden products.

1 Overland New Tires $250
1 Chevrolet New Tires$450
1 Ford Roadster $250
1 4 Buick new tires $250
1 Olds 8 new tires $900
1 Ford delivery
wagon ..$350
1 Ford Touring $450
1 Dodge Touring $675
' Watch this list change
Into 'Sales; Co.


I'resh Grated norse Radish

Royal Scarlet Sweet Relish
Rolled Oats in bulk
Samp or Big Hominy
Duffy's Apple Juice
Mott's Sweet Cider
Curtisola Antipaste
Mission Prunes, ready to serve
Rice Milk and Raisins in tin
ready to serve

Angelas Mar&hmalows

Alaska Pickled Salmon
Pineapple Cheese
Cracker Meal, Oyster Crack Crackers
ers Crackers and Soda Crackers in bulk

Mrs! Kidd's Burr Gherkins

Old Fashioned Buckwheat Flour
Lemon and Vanilla Paste Extract
Premier Salad Dressing

Finnan Iladdie in Glass

Seedless Raisins
Stewing Figs
Seeded Raisins

Evaporated Prunes, Peaches, Apricots

and .Apples


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Ocala, Florida

Iclver 1 MacSay
PHONES 47. 104. 2S5

Careful Estimates made on all Con

tract work. Gives More and Better

Work for the Honey than any other

contractor In the city.

Ladies, if there is any Toilet Article

you are in need of, we have it. The

Court Pharmacy. 1 3-tf

Roads Net Properly Built.
To say that the roads ore bad be because
cause because motortrucks have been passing
over "them Is simply a confession that
the roads are not properly built and

Evening Star
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Mrs. L. W. Ponder is the guest of
her sister, Mrs. Johnson in 'Sanford.
... The county judge has issued a mar marriage
riage marriage license to J. M. Nettles and
Miss. Violet Lee.

' Mrs. 4F. E. Wetherbee is assisting
Miss McClean in her department of
the primary school.
Born, this 'morning, at Orange
Lake, to Mr. and MrsR. tl. Grifnn,
a 'fine little daughter.,. Mother and
baby are doing well.
Another shipment of Lord "Balti "Baltimore
more "Baltimore paperand envelopes, in. Come
and get a supply. Gerig's Drug
Store. tf
At the meeting of Tulula Ltdge
last night, Mr. M. L. Berlin took the
initiatory degre in Odd Fellowship. A
welcome visitor to the lodge was Mr.
W. W. Williams cf Hickory, N. C, who
is traveling in this territory.
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T ... t-
Mr. J. M! Riles, foreman of the peat
.works" at 'the Meadows, was. in, town
yesterday and reports that work is
being steadily pushed by that big en enterprise.
terprise. enterprise. The buildings recently de destroyed
stroyed destroyed in the fire are being re built.
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After a very successful season's
work, .the Ocala packinghouse has
closed until next autumn. It has pack packed
ed packed 33,000 boxes, of which 1300 were
tangerines and 1500 grapefruit. The
citrus fruit in this territory was ex exceptionally
ceptionally exceptionally fine this season. v t
Mr. Oswald Berneur; who passed
away at Citra yesterday, will be
buried this afternoon at 3 o'clock at
Greenwood cemtery, Rev. Smith Harr
din officiating. Mrs. Oswald Berneur,
his wife, is here to attend the funeral.
They are from .New York city, Mr.
Berneur spending his winters for his
health at Citra, where Be pa'ssed
away suddenly.
Mrs. Emily Green is in receipt of
another letter from her wounded son,
Sergeant Edward Green, in France,
which is very encouraging, as it says
. the surgeons say his wound -is heal healing.
ing. healing. He is able to sit up every day and
has a good appetite, which is kept well
supplied'at the hospital. It will, how
ever, be some time. before he is sent
; home, as it seems to be' the intention
to send him on a hospital ship instead
oi a transport.
' 7
. The auction club held its regular
weekly meeting this afternoon at the
home of Mrs. Charles Chazal. The two
tables were arranged in the sitting
room. After several rounds of bridge
were enjoyed, ine prizes were award awarded
ed awarded .to the high Scorers, a deck of cards
being given to the club member and a
dainty handkerchief was awarded to
the visitor. At' the conclusion of the
games a salads course was served by
the hostess assisted by Miss Marian
Dewey and Miss Onie Chaz?!. Those
present .and enjoying the afternoon
were Mrs. Harry Walters, Mrs. Peter
Mackintosh, Mrs. Wilds, Mrs. Clifford
njcij mis. vjijuc udintuui, jyiia. xv.
N. Doh, Mrs. Norman Kirk, Mrs.
j&ogar Mins-rrice, -, iviisses neien
Brown, Adele Bittinger, Marian Dew Dewey,
ey, Dewey, Mary McDowell and Onie Chazai.
Use the unclassified ads. It pays.
The Woman's Auxiliary of Grace
Episcopal church met at the home of
Mrs. F. T. Schreiber Tuesday after
noon. In the abesnce of all of the of
fleers, who were detained on account
of sickness, themeetingwas called to
order by Mrs. Ed Clements, Mrs. Ar Arthur
thur Arthur Davies acting as secretary.' At
this meeting it was suggested by Rev.
L. H. Kirkby that a junior auxiliary
should be formed among the younger
members of the church as it was
thought that it was much needed, es especially
pecially especially among those between the
ages of eight and fourteen. Mrs. Ar Arthur
thur Arthur Davies, a delegate to Sanford to
the state auxiliary at the time of the
convocation, gave a very interesting
vitation extended by Mrs. B. A.
Weathers to meet at her home March
4th, was accepted. An invitation was
also extended by Mrs Kirkby for the
auxiliary to hold its Lenten meetings
at the rectory, which was also accept accepted.
ed. accepted. At the social half -hour which fol followed
lowed followed the business meeting, refresh refreshments
ments refreshments were served by the hostess,
Mrs. Schreiber.
Last night at the Metropolitan the
ater the Williams Jubilee Singers en
tertained a crowaed house. The pro program
gram program was made up entirely of negro
'songs or these written by negro com composers.
posers. composers. This organization, which was
formed in 1904. has had unusually
favorable success wherever it has ap appeared.
peared. appeared. abrced( and' at.: home. The
nlaintive a?id 'melodious tones of the
negro voices appealed to all who
heard them and their Religious songs
found immediate-' appreeia tion in their
audience. Thair pcrforrr was con concluded
cluded concluded with the class cal piece, the
edly the gem of the evening. These
i i ; i j 1 1
several times and arc always greeted
centage of their hearers last evening
were white people, who appreciate!
their music and cultivated voices. j
W. K. Lane; M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat, Law Library Building. Oca la.
Florida. tf


The city council met last night,
present being Aldermen Mclver, Win Winer.
er. Winer. Thomas and Goldman.
The usual batch cf bills was report reported
ed reported and ordered paid.
As the city needs the right of way
over and the use of a lot belonging to
Mr. F. W. Ditto, near the septic tank,
Mr. Ditto offered it at a very low
price. His proposition was referred
and will probably be accepted.
Mr. Israelson presented the resolu resolution
tion resolution by the board of trade, recom recommending
mending recommending that the present battered and
unsightly traffic markers be replaced
with others more suitable. The matter
was referred.
The matter of choosing a new auto
for the chief of the fire department
was deferred until next fleeting, Mr.
John Spencer saying he believed the
Buick people would make a more ad advantageous
vantageous advantageous proposition than any yet
submitted. 1
The ordinance to keep down public
auto fajes to 25 cents one wajv 1&
cents for children, was put on its
final reading and passed.
The marshal and collector were in instructed
structed instructed to collect all licenses unpaid,
and "run in" all delinquents.
The clerk -reported receipt, of the
certified check from the Delavergne
company for the oil engine. The mon money
ey money was placed in the. bond fund for
the plant.
There was some discussion about a
new engine for the city plant. Mr.
Martin wants a new steam engine and
the mayor and council seem to agree
with him. There is some difference of
opinion about the type but that will
be settled in time. 4
The Woman's Club of Ocala cordial cordially
ly cordially extends to all visitors, both ladies
and gentlemen, the -privileges of its
club rooms for cards, games, music,
danciiig, reading, etc., on Wednesday
afternoon's from three to six o'clock.
Strangers will be met and made wel welcome
come welcome at the club by an entertainment
committee. ,:
The Hospitality Committee.
Club house corner of Tuscawilla and
Adams streets.
The dramatic company which pre presents
sents presents "Everywoman" came in today
from St. Petersburg, where is played
to a packed house-last night. This
company appears at th Temple to tonight,
night, tonight, and the indications are that it
will have a large and appreciative au audience.
dience. audience. Wrrite to your friends on the best
stationery that you can secure. And
the best can always be secured at the
Ccurt Pharmacy. 3-tf
Dr. C. W' Moremen, Cental surgeon,
Commercial Bank building. Office
phone 211. Residence phone 298.
Ocala, Fla. tf
This letter has come to St. Louis
boy scout headquarters from a former
scoutmaster, George Fnrrand Taylor,
now an Americnn chaplain in the'Gen the'Gen-eral
eral the'Gen-eral hospital, France :
"There is In th hospital' here nn
.English soldier of the name of Tom
Bradshaw, a remarkably handsom'.1
boy who has just celebrated his twenty-first
"'birthday here in the hospital.
If you could Fee him as he lies imdr
the sheets, you would think he wa:
having the time of. his life.
"ITe has the mo&t radiant smile I
think I have ever oen, but' if' you
pvdl back tho cloth your first tils
coVery would be ttmt he had lot r.
thumb and -the fourth finder. If vol
were to pull tlie-m back further yet.
you would discover that his right ug
was gone, and if you went still further
, you would find his left foot --shot
through the instep to the other side
and swollen",abnormally. To wear ft
sm .' under these 'circumstances is
something heroic, is it not?
"At the entrance to the operating
room his girl was waiting to see what
was going to happen to him. I said to
ftin : s 'Tom, keep up that spirit, and it
is going to win out for you.'. lie re replied:
plied: replied: Chaplain, do you know where
I got this, disposition? It was when
I W;is a boy, scout. Our, rule was al always
ways always to keep smiling and to wh'stte.
I had that training, sir,' when T ws a
bpy, and it stuck by me, and I knovr
it always will.
"If that scout rule can make a char character
acter character which caused the admiration of
our doctors here, and the nurses, why
I am sure thatjt is perhaps one of the
most important, whfn interpreted by
Tom Uradr,haw, that there can be."
'' l,W W !,! 1 1 JIJIJ. ,1,
yields a delicate
aroma and deli
cipus flavor; and
it's economical
Pretty early spring -models in trim- j
med hats re now on display here. Be i
sure to come in and see them. Style!
Hat Shop.
Drop in and see the Jonteel Rouge.
Three colors. Gerig's Drug Store, tf


"Ticklish Situation," All Righ., but
Net Just Vhat the Old Gentle Gentleman
man Gentleman Had Imagined.
The new curate was an amiable
young man, and old Bloggs had an
Idea that his only
daughter, whom
he expected to
make a good
match, was be be-comlng
comlng be-comlng Infatu Infatuated.
ated. Infatuated. Moreover, h e
had a suspicion
that the 4 curate
had designs upon
his daughter, and
probably on her
money bags.' So he determined to
watch and wait, and,, should he dis discover
cover discover any signs of attachment spring springing
ing springing up between Jthe two, to suppress it
Accordingly, he would always ac accompany
company accompany his daughter to church when
this particular curate officiated. In
spite of his daughter's repeated assur assurances
ances assurances that there was nothing but
friendship between them, Bloggs was
not satisfied.
At last the crash came. The young
curate ascended the pulpit, and an announced
nounced announced his text : "Mene, Mene, Tekel,
Immediately on hearing the text
Bloggs, who was slightly deaf, got up,
seized his daughter by fhe hand,
marched her out of the church, and did
notjstop until he reached home. Plac Placing
ing Placing his daughter In a chair, he said:
"There, Minnie,' I knew it; and you'
denied it all the time 1
K By this time Minnie was able to
"Why, father, what does all this
mean?" she demanded.
"Mean cried Bloggs. 'T would like
to know what that impudent young cu curate
rate curate means by shouting before the
whole congregation, 'Minnie, Minnie,
tickle your parson. "London Tit-Bits.
More Thpn One Sucker.
The high-powerea automobile drew
up before the farmer's houso, and the
wealthy owner shouted for the farmer
to come out. And then the owner of
the car burst out- laughing.
"I just had to talk to' you," Si," he
chuckled. "I heard you went to town
last week and bit on the old green green-poods
poods green-poods game! Aw-haw-haw-haw By
golly, I didn't think you were such a
mossback as to fall for an old game
like that It's incredible I Aw-haw-haw!"
After he had laughed all he wanted
to and driven away, we asked the
farmer who. he was.
"Him?" drawled Si. "Great kldder,
ain't he? WTiy, hbw I come to know
him, he's the feller Tm sellln sulphur
water from my mill pond to at a dollar
a bar'l."
; Montana Crystals.
The crystals from. Montana are
found in veins from four to seven feet
wide, probably a hundred feet deep
and several miles long.
They have not, however, the abso absolute
lute absolute perfection that characterized the
Iceland specimens during some cen centuries
turies centuries after their discovery, but It Is
hoped that better ones may be obtained
by more carefulnethods of mining.
Some of them are slightly cloudy,
and the majority, although perfectly
clear, show Interior cleavage. The
bureau of standards has made an en encouraging
couraging encouraging report upon the specimens
submitted to It.
Dr. Paul F. Robinson, deputy cor coroner,
oner, coroner, likes jokes. A few days ago he
walked into police headquarters,' and
a short time later was stopped by a
newspaper reporter.
i "Anything doing?" asked the re reporter.
porter. reporter. "I have a report that a man choked
to death in a restaurant, but I haven't
learned his name yet," replied Rob Robinson.
inson. Robinson. "How did it happen?" asked the re reporter,
porter, reporter, who had an ear for anything
"He was eating a piece of horse;
meat, replied the doctor, "and some someone
one someone said whoa." Indianapolis News.
Peculiar Combination.
Vivian, while playing one day, was
chased by a strange boy. who hqd a
sword of wood. She ran Into the
house frightened almost to death and
"Mother, he Is going to kill me."
When asked who the boy was she
exclaimed: i
"I don't know, mother, but he is
part French and the other part Eng English,
lish, English, and I think the rest of him Is
Queer Mixture.
In his book, "From Gnllipoll to
Bagdad,"' "Padre" William Ewing
tells the story of -a burly Irishman
brought Into the field hospital suffering
from many wounds. "What are you?'
asked the doctor. "Sure, I'm half an
Irishman." "And what's the other
half?" "Holes and bandages."
Miss Kawstick Tou know, dear, Mr.
Nocker thinks you are a dream.,
Miss Sawft (blushing with pleasure)
-r-How silly of the dear fellow! Did
he say that?
Miss Kawstick Yes, he said yon
were a nightmare.
A Pitfall.
First Hobo What, Bill! Sawing
Second nobo Yes, Pete; my job la
looking for work and not finding It, bet
I fell down on my jol dis time.



:ine maximum, one
tJrae 25c: thre timed SOc.: six times
7 5c; one montli J3. Payable In advance.
FOR RENT Well furnishel bunga bungalow,
low, bungalow, five rooms and bath; good neigh neigh-gorhood.
gorhood. neigh-gorhood. Will rent for two months.
See Ll M. Murrav, Holder blcck,
Ocala. 2-5-St
FOR RENT Rooms suitable for bed bedrooms
rooms bedrooms or light housekeeping. Address
Dox 257, Ocala. 3-Ct
LOST Sunday niht between East East-lake
lake East-lake Weir and Mrs., T. M. Moore's
residence on Fort King, a fur neck
piece. Reward to finder by applying to
Miss Blair Woodrow, 316 Fort King
avenue. 3-tf
WANTED A family on farm at
Lake Kerr; 00 acres under fence. On
shares or standing wages. Can give
woman some work in the house. See
T. B. Crossley, Lake Kerr, or write
F. J. Cool edge & Sons, Atlanta. Ga. 9t
WANTED To buy a Ford car. Or
will trade land for it. Apply Box 329,
Ocala, Fla. 30-Ct V
FOR SALE A lot of -hogf, brood
sows and pigs. Can be seen at the
farm of N, W. Harison, North Lake
Weir (Oklawaha) Fla. 31-Ct
WANTED We offer one individual
representative, or any ladies' aid, mis missionary,
sionary, missionary, church or woman's club, in
each town, exclusively,1 a conservative,
dignifi6d, permanent, means of income;
U. S. Carbon Co., Birmingham, Ala Alabama.
bama. Alabama. 20-lm
WANTED All kinds 'of second hand
furniture, guns, beds, etc. Notify
me and I will send for them J. W.
Hunter, Gunsmith, South Main St. tf
There will be a district meeting of
thq K. of P. next Monday nigfyt, Feb.
10th, at eight o'clock, at the K. of P.
. Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
K. of P. hall at 7:30 p; m. every sec second
ond second and fourth Friday. Visiting sov sovereigns
ereigns sovereigns are always welcome;.
W. W. Stripling.. C C
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk.
Tulula Lodpre No. 22, I. O. O. F.,
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office buildinjr'at 7:30 o'clock
prcrmtly. A with welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
. Joe Poter, N. G.
J. D. McCajkill, Secretary.
Miriam F.ebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 7:30 o'clock.
Claire Moremon, N. G.
Elotse Hruvier, Secretary
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. R. A. M., on the first
Fri'Iay in every month at 7:30 p. m.
1 J. A. Bouvier, Tl. P.
Jpko P.rfrvr, .Secretary.
Marion-Dunn Lode No. 10, F. & A.
M, meets on the' first rtnd third
Thursday evninpr of ench month at
R o'clock until further notice.
' II. O. Cole, W. M.
Jal.e Brcwn. S?c:r,'a:v.
0:"!a Lcdro No. 1!. C'i'n'er.tVnE
held every Monday evening at 7:30
t the Castle Hall, ever the G. C.
Greer-j Co. drajTrt "re. A cordial wel welcome
come welcome to visiting brothers.
, W. W. Stripling, C- C.
Chas. K. Sage. K. of R. & S.
Ocala Chapter No. 20. O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of ach
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Irs. iFabel Wesson, ,W. SL
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 28f, Benevolent
end Protective Order of Elks, mets
?he second and fourth Tuesday eve eve-r.;ngs
r.;ngs eve-r.;ngs in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
C. W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Cr6ok, Secretary.
A beautiful line of the spring's
latest models in trimmed hats are
just in at the Style Hat Shop. 4-3t

Head Trimmer of the
Affleck Millinery Parlor
is now in the markets j-tudyiii
v i t h wonderful inspiration, the
great numrV:rs of designs, materi materials,
als, materials, colors and the various motifs
in garniture all being exquisitely
combined in making the Victory
Chapeaux most attractive and, a)-,
luring. The XJcaln House Block.

We are now ready to oifer BEAN SEED,
Waxiivell and Davis Kidney Wax per bu. $14,
Valentine and other green beans per bu. $13.
Also have Fresh Peas, Water Melon, Canta Cantaloupe,
loupe, Cantaloupe, Cucumber and other seeds.




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thn sowing, but in the cutting.
The accompanying illustrations
.-how the naachlnvs Ti.ct-d In marking
r.nd cutting the puttori;s. uud which
are operated by electricity. The gar garment
ment garment -material is placed. 1 y r upon
layer, several hundred deop, then an
eloctrlctil perforating machins marks


Tou phouM patron !z tT.e progressive jr. rrhar.ts who advertise In these
columns and save yourself money. Also help make Ocala and Marion grow.


1 earning Packing
of Mercy
An electrical stencilling machine burnt
little holes to mark the pattern, so
quickly that with it and the cutting
machine the department Is able to
cut garments at the rate of 70,0CCU
- yards for every 5l days' work?
tlie pattern, burning tipy holes into the
cloth. After this stencilling machine,
as It Is called, has marlrocl tho rn.

' ;- y. :

tern, the chalking machine comes into
use. This contains either white or
black ciialk, to contrast ith the mate-
rial In nse at the time. It is moved
over the holes burned by the stenciilf
maehjrw to accentuate the outllnesLi outllnesLi-the
the outllnesLi-the pattern.
The cutUng of the material Is done
with a, ten-inch blade. It Is estimated

mac mis mnctilne saves from three to
seven cents on each garment. The
knife blade en the cutter revolver at
the rate of G.000 .revolutions a minute.
The combined machines stencilling,
chalking, and cutting are able to con convert
vert convert 70,000 yards of material into gar garment
ment garment section!?, ready to sew, every five
and one-half days.


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