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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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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.
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Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (June 24, 1895).
Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: Project #00110855

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VOL. 26, NO. 55




Solons Frantically Striving to Collect
Some of the Time They Have
, Wantonly Scattered
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 3.- With the
Victory Liberty Loan bill out of the
way, both branches of Congress went
t't work today with hope of clearing
up the mass of bills, few of which
leaders thought would be put through.
Democratic leaders predicted that
while the army and navy appropria appropriation
tion appropriation measures will not be passed at
this session, they are certain the bill
ion dollar wheat -guarantee bill and
the general deficiency appropriation
measure will be enacted before ad adjournment.
journment. adjournment. OKLAWAHA IMPROVEMENT IS
Washington, March 3. The bill
validating and authorizing the adjust adjustment
ment adjustment of more than two and one half
billion dollars worth of war contracts
and the thirty-three .million dollar
rivers and harbors appropriation bilj
was signed today by the president.
Washington, March 3. Secretary
Daniels today instructed the com com-.
. com-. mandant of the Great ; Lakes naval
training station to investigate reports
that a number of men there were in involved
volved involved in irregularities similar to
those recently disclosed in ,the New
York district.
The Senate judiciary committee
agreed today to take" no action on
legislation to enforce war-time pro prohibition
hibition prohibition effective July 1st. It was de decided
cided decided there would be no chance of the
passage of the pending bill at this
session. N
Democratic Senate leaders today
withdrew objection to receipt of the
credentials of republican Senator Senator-elect
elect Senator-elect Newberry of Michigan.
The constitutionality of the so so-called
called so-called enlistment section of the es espionage
pionage espionage act was upheld today by the
supreme court in sustaining conviction
under the act of Charles Schenck
and Elizabeth Bare of Philadelphia,
j charged with sending non-mailable
circulars regarding the war to men
within the draft ages.
Washington, March 3. -A continu-
ance of the investigation of lawless
' propaganda during the recess of Con Congress
gress Congress was authorized today by the
Senate. A report will be made at the
next session. ;
The Junior Red Cross of the Ocala
primary school held its regular meet meeting
ing meeting Friday, Feb. 28. The meeting
opened with the singing of America,
followed by a short business session.
The following patriotic program
was then given: v
- "The Little Tin Soldier," a play by
children of the second grade.
"Hats Off! the Flag is Passing By,"
a poem, by William Edwards.

, -"V"Flag the Free," a song by third

Flag salute followed by a pledge
of allegiance to the Red Cross the
"Greatest Mother in the World."
The contributions for the little
French orphan were collected by two
little girls, dressed as Red Cross
, The meeting closed with. the sing singing
ing singing of the Star Spangled Banner.
A number of visitors were present.
' i-
Sunday being centenary day in the
Methodist church, Mrs. C. G. Barnett
had charge of the program, giving a
brief, instructive and interesting talk
on the subject of missions, the centen
ary being te anniversary of our first
American missionary society. Turney
Cqlbert gave an interesting account
of the work of John Stuart, a negro
of Virginia, who was our primitive
missionary to the Indians. Miss Lu Lu-cile
cile Lu-cile Gissendaner recited "He is
Counting on You," a most beautiful
poem. Rev. Mr. Crago gave the' cen centenary
tenary centenary talk preceding church service.
, Secretary.
There will be a meeting of the
literature committee of the Woman's
Club Wednesday afternoon at the club
house. ; v -.
Mrs. Lester Warner, Chmn.
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Chocolate Covered Brazil Nuts,
Jacob's the best on the market. Anti-
Monopoly Drug Store. 3-6t

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President Wilson Heartily Welcomes
Their Assistance to Solre Many
National Problems
(Associated Tress)
Washington, March 3 Opening the
White House conference of governors
and mayors on peace time business
and labor problems today, President
Wilson promised the federal govern government
ment government would consider itself the ser servant
vant servant of the states, counties and mu municipalities
nicipalities municipalities in solving readjustment
problems, and would perform its duty
and be guided by suggestions brought
out by the conference.
The president said the conference
discussions would assume a wide
range, including means of- restoring
labor conditions to a normal basis as
soon as possible and "to effect such
fresh allocations of labor and indus industry
try industry as, circumstances may make nec necessary."
essary." necessary." Touching upon the peace confer conference,
ence, conference, he said the conferees at Paris
regarded themselves only as the sre sre-vants
vants sre-vants of about seven hundred million
people of the. world and not as their
masters. Consequently, he said, the
conferees are anxious to keep in close
sympathy with the peoples they rep represent
resent represent "to find out how we can best
assist in making their lives what they
wish them to be by giving them 'the
opportunity they ought to have."
The president spoke briefly, con confining
fining confining himself largely .to welcoming
the visitors.
Secretary of Labor Wilson, who
presided, told the conference that the
fecent strikes at Seattle, Butte, Law Lawrence
rence Lawrence and other places were no in industrial
dustrial industrial and economic disputes in
their origin, but the results of de deliberate
liberate deliberate and organized attempts at a
social and industrial movement to
establish a soviet government.
.f ...
Presenting many new and novel
f eatures; in minstrelsy, Al G. Field's
company of ) entertainers played to a
packed house at the Temple heater
Saturday evening. Notwithstanding
the damp weather, every seat in the
theater was occupied and many stood
throughout the performance. Man Manager
ager Manager Bennett says the box office re receipts
ceipts receipts were within $3 of "A Birth of
a Nation," which is the record paid
attraction for the Temple theater
since it was opened.
The opening scene was an innova innovation
tion innovation to Ocala minstrel devotees, and
an entirely pleasing one. With the
strikingly handsome military cos costumes
tumes costumes and patriotic songs' the min minstrel
strel minstrel struck a responsive chord in the
audience. The tableaux that followed
were beautiful and artistic, showing
The Spirit of Minstrelsy," "The
South Before the War" and "In the
Al G. Field has gathered together
an aggregation of singers second to
none, and every solo and quartet
number was heartily enjoyed. Among
those of which special mention should
be made was William Church's "Let
Me Sleen Until Mv Daddv Comes
"Home," Jack Richards "When You
and I Were Young, Maggie" and
"Good-Bye France," and Charles
Reinhart's "That Tumble Down Shack
in Athlone."
Billy Beard, 'Lasses White, Billy
Clark and John Healy, the black-face
artists, vare in the A-l class and kept
the audience, in a good humor during
the entire performance, Billy Beard
especially winning a place for himself
in the hearts of all. ."Grand Opera
While You Waif with its accompany accompanying
ing accompanying "Vision of Salome," was a real
treat. Seldom has Ocala heard such
perfect blending of 'male voices in
singing of the first class.
The olio was. replete with many in interesting
teresting interesting acts, principal of which was
the final scene on the, Mississippi
river with the "Robert E. Lee" in the
background.. As the curtain fell for
the last time the Lee steamed grace gracefully
fully gracefully up that majestic river in a most
realistic manner.
All in all, Field's minstrels was
gieatly enjoyed by those who saw it
and the wish is general that this
"merry band of funmakers and enter
tainers will return to Ocala another
season. V
General N. B. Forrest f Biloxi,
Miss., head of the Sons of Confeder Confederate
ate Confederate Veterans, spent Saturday and
Sunday in the city the gnest of Mr.
and Mrs. W. W. Harriss. General
Forest is the grandson of General
Nathan Bedford Forrest, the peerless
Confederate cavalry leader of the
civil war. General Forrest conferred
the honor of sponsor-in-chief for the
S. C. V. on Miss Caroline Harriss. at
the Confederate reunion in Tulsa, Ok
lahoma, last September.


May be in Paris Again Not Later
than 14th of March
(Associated Press)
Paris, March 2. As a result of an
exchange of cable messages today be between
tween between President Wilson and the Am American
erican American delegation, plans were com completed
pleted completed for the president's return to
Paris and for the early assembling
thereafter of the peace congress, with
German delegates present.
The- president will land at Brest
March 13 or 14, and come direct to
The British prime minister will
reach Paris about- the same time and
with the others of the council of the
great powers they will take up the
preliminary peace treaty which then
will be ready. It is expected these
sessions will last until March 22,
when Mr. Lloyd George will return to
England and President Wilson will go
to Brussels.
The peace treaty probably will
reach such a definite stage during th
sessions in which' President Wilson
and Premier Lloyd George will take
part that a decision may be reached
for the assembling of the peace con congress
gress congress withthe Germans" present be between
tween between April 1 and 10. k The" peace
treaty then will be presented and will
include military, naval, financial and
economic features, all of which will in
the meantime be formulated.
Besides the militaryN and naval
terms now before the council of the
great powers, they will also receive
Monday the report of the reparation
commission on the huge sums the ene enemy
my enemy countries will be required to pay
for damages.
Acquitted, However, Because Mem Members
bers Members of the Jury were In-
. timidated
Philadelphia March 2. John Reed,
writer and socialist leader, and Will William
iam William Rogerman were acquitted yester yesterdayafternoon
dayafternoon yesterdayafternoon in the municipal court
of charges of rioting, inciting to riot
and assault and battery.
The charges grew out of an at attempt
tempt attempt by Reed to address a socialist
meeting in Moose hall last May. When
the police refused to allow the meet
ing to go on, Reed attempted to ad
dress a crowd that had gathered in!
Broad street, but when he mounted a
soap box to speak he was arrested. It
was alleged that this action caused a
riot and: general disorder. Roger Roger-man,
man, Roger-man, it was charged, tried to .lead the
crowd to rescue Reed and when ar arrested
rested arrested bit a policeman's hand.
After-the evidence was concluded
and the jurors were returning from
recess, Richard Thacher, a juror, in informed
formed informed Judge Macneille he over overheard,
heard, overheard, certain remarks in the corridor
outside the court room. "I heard re remarks
marks remarks on two,' occasions," said the
juror. 'I do not say they were ad addressed
dressed addressed to me or not. Both times
there was a group' of people, and' I
cculd not identify the speakers.
Mr. Thacher was not allowed to re repeat
peat repeat the remarks in the hearing of
the other jurors, but he told the judge
that some one said: "If the jury con convicts
victs convicts these fellows they had better
look out."
Ohloan Must Surrender Land After
. Living on It' 29 Years.
' After living 29 years on a farm now
valued at $20,000, Adam Lackey, Mon Monroe
roe Monroe township, Allen county, Ohio, Is
today landless. The Ohio supreme
court has held that .the land belongs
.to Fremont Downing, aged sir, of St.
Mary's. Lackey must not only eur eur-render
render eur-render the land, but he must pay the
boy rent for the 29 years and account
for all of the profits. The court holds
that the land was sold to Lackey In
violation of the will of .William Down-
lng, providing that the land should
always Temaln In the Downing fam-
The work of the'Y. M C. A. In Mace Macedonia
donia Macedonia Is rapidly extending over the
newly-opened areas, and in the present
state of flux heavy responsibilities de devolve
volve devolve upon C. W. Bates, the secretary
fn charge at Salonica. Centres have
been opened in Serbia at Vranja,
(Nish, Monastir and. other towns, and
in the capital city, Belgrade, the Y.
M. C. A., is now established in a good
building. Percival Whitley, son of
the deputy spakej of the English
House of Commons, is developing the
Association's work In Northern Bul Bulgaria,
garia, Bulgaria, while on Turkish soil Mr, How Howard
ard Howard Bradley lias planted the Red
Triangle in Constantinople itself.
A new shipment of Dr. Edison's
Cushion Sole and "Ezall" Arch Pro Protecting
tecting Protecting Shoes for ladies juit received
jat the Little Shoe Parlor. 7-tf


Peace Conference Reparation Com
mittees Puts at $120,000,000,000
the Sum They Should Pay
(Associated Press)
Paris, March 3. The peace confer conference
ence conference committee on reparation esti estimates
mates estimates one hundred and twenty bill bill-lion
lion bill-lion dollars as the amount theenemy
countries should pay the Allied and
associated powers, says a Havas
agency statement.
London, March 2. (By the Associat Associated
ed Associated Press.) The possible fall of the
German government is reported in
numerous special dispatches received
tftday from Berlin. The members
have arrived at Berlin to consult with
the workmen's council and a mani manifesto
festo manifesto has been issued. All the corres correspondents
pondents correspondents represent the situation as
'Associated Press)
, Panama, 'Sunday, March 2. The
high license law which became effec effective
tive effective yesterday,- reduced the number of
saloons in Panama from 680 to 100.
Ambassador Francis Wants America
to Keep a Garrison at
Washington, March 3. -Speaking
o.f the Russian problems, Ambassador
David R. Francis in an interview ex expressed
pressed expressed the view that the American
troops in North Russia should on no
account be withdrawn.
"The American boys at Archangel
are well provided for, are not suffer suffer-ing,and
ing,and suffer-ing,and have the same high spirit
which, enabled America to lend the
conquering force on the : western
front," he said. "It would be a mis mistake
take mistake to withdraw these troops, as the
Russians who are friendly, to the
Allies and to America would become
immediately victims of the Bolsheviki.
And the great majority of the people
of Russia are friendly, to us; the Bol
sheviki control only a. very small
Mr. R. R. Carroll .has contracted
with the Oakland Motor Company of
Pontiac, Mich., to handle the new
Oakland Sensible Six in this part of
the state, and the new cars will be
here in a short time.
The Oakland factory, which prac practically
tically practically devoted its entire energies to
war wark during the war, is now
shipping its 1919 modelcars. This
company manufactures the most
wonderful lightweight six in America,
not only one of the. best, but "the"
lowest-Driced six in America.
Ihe new Oakland six, a valve-in
motor, develops 44-horsepower at
2600, revolutions per minute, is one of
the 'most sturdy light cars as well as
possessing the most graceful lines. It
i3 a roomy, five-passenger car, easy
riding, beautifully upholstered, un un-derslung,
derslung, un-derslung, 112-inch wheel base, 32 x 4
inch tires, and gives unusually high
gasoline and tire mileage.
The new Oakland six will be sold at
Ocala, including the addition of tht
late war tax ready to drive away
for $1250, practically $500 under any
other six handled here.
The Oakland of this year's model
ir: the sections where deliveries have
been made, is selling itself. They are
calling for it, and it is making a big
hit and filling a want that of a low low-priced,
priced, low-priced, high-quality six-cylinder car.
Mr. Carroll will soon have a load of
Oaklands for this territory.
With the Maxwell fours at $1050,
j Oakland sixes at $1250. Chalmers
sixes at $1750 and the Maxwell trucks
at $1400, Mr. Carroll will have a com complete
plete complete line and -one "of the strongest
combinations in the country.
Today: Viola Dana in "Opportu "Opportunity."
nity." "Opportunity." Wednesday: Peggy Hyland in
"Caught in the Act."
Thursday: Douglas Fairbanks in
"A Modern Musketeer."
Friday: "Kitty Gordon in "A Man Mandarin's
darin's Mandarin's Gold."
Saturday: Edith Roberts in "Set
Free." :
Wouldn't Scare Dosgle.
Margaret was desperately afraid of
dogs. As she saw one approaching,
the other day, she ran to her father,
trying to hide beside him, saying:
Papa, let rae hide by you till doggie
passes ; he's afraid of me."



In Spite of Recent Orders from the
Allies, Germans Violate
the Armistice
(Associated Tress)
Posen, Sunday, March 2. The Ger Germans
mans Germans resumed their attacks all along
the lines upon the Poles today, accord according
ing according to reports from the Polish-German
Omsk,' Sunday, March 2. (By the
Associated Press.) The council of
ministers 'of the Omsk government
is planning the immediate election of
a general assembly.
(Associated Press)
Peking, Sunday, March 2. (By the
Associated Press.) Negotiations are
proceeding, it has been learned from
authoritative sources, for the purpose
of giving the Japanese right to take
over Russian rights and privileges in
Outer Mongolia.
Internal" Revenue Collector Gives the
- Payers of Income Tax Exact
. Jacksonville March 3. Collector of
Internal Revenue James M. Cathcart,
of the Florida district, is receiving
frequent inquires as to the amount to
be included under "gross income" in
income tax returns.
In making out his return of gross
income. Collector Cathcart announces
the taxpayer is required to account
for practically every dollar he receiv received
ed received during 1918. The following items
must be. reported:
Salaries, wages and commissions
for personal services, including anv
Interest received on notes and de deposits
posits deposits in banks, including savings
banks. m
i Dividends on stock, whether receiv receiv-ftd
ftd receiv-ftd in cash, or stock.
tOnly dividends paid out of earnings
or proO accrued since March 1, 1913,
arc taxablebut dividends are deemed
to be distributed out of the most re recently
cently recently accumulated earnings.
Profits resulting from purchases
and sales of property, real or person personal.
al. personal. If the property was purchased
before March 1, 1913, the profit is
bused on the difference between' the
selling price and the fair market price
or value as of March 1, 1913.
Profit from stock market transac transac-ti6ns.
ti6ns. transac-ti6ns.
Income received from fiduciaries,
that is amounts received from income
o festates, trusts, etc, through trus trustees,
tees, trustees, administrators or executors.
Net partnership profits, 'whether
divided or distributed- or not.
Royalties from mines, oil and gas
wells, patents, copyrights and fran franchises.
chises. franchises. ;
The following items are not taxable
and need not be included in the re return:
turn: return: Property received as a gift or by
will or inheritance.
It must be understood, however,
that the income derived from such
property is taxable.
Proceeds of life insurance policies.
Returns of premiums on life en endowment
dowment endowment and annuity policies.
Interst on securities issued under
the provisions of the federal farm loan
act of July 17, 191G.
Amounts received through accident
or health insurance, or under works-
men's compensation acts, plus the
amount damages received, whether by
suit or agreement on account of such
injuries or sickness.
Amounts received during the war
by a person in the military or naval
forces for active service, up to $3500.
Interest on obligations of any state
or .political sub-division of a. state,
such as a city, county, town or village,
and the District of Columbia.! Inter Interest
est Interest on obligations of the United
States is exempt, except that inter
est on obligations issued after Sept.
1, 1917, i3 exempt only to the extent
provided in the Liberty Loan acts.
Interest on Liberty Bonds to the
par value of $5000 is exempt from all
taxation. Holders of large amounts
of Liberty Bonds are advised to con
sult their bankers or collectors of in
ternal revenue as to their interest ex
Friendships Good and Bad.
. There are three friendships whldl
are advantageous: Friendship with
the upright, with the sincere, and wltll
the man of much observation. Friend Friendship
ship Friendship with a man of specious airs, with
the Insinuatingly soft, and with th
gnb-tongued, these are Injurious.


Must Reduce Their Army" and Other Otherwise
wise Otherwise Render Themselves Unable
to Resume Militarism
Paris, March 2. (By the Associat Associated
ed Associated rress.) Marshal Foch presented
yesterday to the council of the great
powers the military terms to be incor incorporated
porated incorporated m tne peace treaty.' These
will te considered Monday, with the
naval terms already submitted to th
Tne military terms provide for the
disarmament of Uermany down to
twenty divisions ot lu,0UO men each,
including lilteen divisions of infan infantry
try infantry and five ot cavalry. Severe re restrictions
strictions restrictions are placed on the" manufac manufacture
ture manufacture of all Classes of war materials
and tne military and commercial use
ot the airplane is limited to the min minimum.
imum. minimum. Beyond Marshal Foch's presenta presentation
tion presentation of the terms they were not dis discussed.
cussed. discussed. The naval terms now before tne
council provide not only for the com complete
plete complete suppression of Germany's sub-
marine equipment, but also for the
teimination of all submarine warfare
by all nations throughout the world,
thus ending the use of the submarine
in naval warfare.
The provision for dismantling the
fortifications of Helgoland and the
Kiel canal has ben made the subject
of reservation by Admiral Benson,
representing the United States,
whereby this shall not be a precedent
applicable to American canals and
parts of defenses such as Hell Gate,
Cape Cod canal and others.
The proposal for the destruction of
the large German warships is approv approved
ed approved in the report by the British and
American naval authorities, but the
French will make reservations against
the destruction of these ships.
The supreme council is expected to
pass on this and other naval and mil military
itary military subjects on Monday.
British View .of Why Jlun Ships
Should be Sunk
London (Via Montreal), March 2.-
Concerning the fate of surrendered
German warships, Reuters', Limited
has been given the following official
"First. That it would take three
years to break up the ships and the
junk would bring about $2,000,000.
"Second. That any country taking
over the- ships would be faced with
insuperable obstacles to find spare
"Third. The ships now are obso
"Fourth. Their use as merchant
men is impossible, owing to their
enormous coal consumption, and the
difficulty of adapting their interiors
to merchant use.
"Fifth. The idea of sinking the
ships for breakwater purposes, has
been proved impracticable by experi experiments
ments experiments at Scapa Flow.
"Sixth. If the ships are divided,
some basis of division must be found.
It has been suggested that they be
divided according to losses in the war-
the basis of the present naval
strength of the powers.'
Cat's "Y Work In German, Prison
Camp "Life Savsr," While Con Confined
fined Confined At VIIMngen.
Nw York, Feb. ..Lieutenant
George Puryear, of Memphis, Term,
&n aviator, was one of a trio of hardy
American adventurers who were suc successful
cessful successful in a wild dash for liberty from
th Villingen prison camp on October
C. Sixteen men made the attempt,
tut only Puryear, lieutenant Harold
WIUIs of Boston, and Naval Lieuten Lieutenant
ant Lieutenant Isaacs of "Portsmouth, Va-, got
away. Word has just been received
at Y. M. C A. headquarters here con concerning
cerning concerning their almoat hopeless esca escapade.
pade. escapade. The men brought back remarkable
accounts of Y. M. C. A. work even at
"The Y sent us books of all kinds
and even eportlng goods," said Lieut.
Puryear. "We played basketball and
volley ball incessantly onr space was
too email for baseball and football. I
tell you those games were life savers
to us. and they kept us in fair physi physical
cal physical condition."
It is reported that Puryear and his
comrades slipped out of the camp
through a tunnel under the wire. All
but the three named were headed o!T
before they r ached the river Rhine,
but the Intrepid trio swam 'the river
a terrible fe-it in itself and ma da
lLlr waj Into Holland.



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the importance of cleaning up for the
Victory Loan. Get the workers busy,
pull down the old posters and allow
the spaces to te vacant for a. while.
Then when the new posters go up
they'll strike the harder for the Vic Victory
tory Victory Loan. ..'

A letter just received By the Star
fiom Washington says:
"With the signing of the revenue
Jbill the provision for paying to each
officer and enlisted man in the army,
navy and marine corps honorably
discharged a bonus of $60, becomes
a law. This allowance is the culmin culmination
ation culmination of the efforts begun by Senator
Park Trammell, the second day afte.
the armistiec was signed, to have an
extra sum 'paid all officers and enlist enlisted
ed enlisted men of the army, navy and marine
corps serving during the war with
The. Star Commends Senator Tram Trammell
mell Trammell for his work in behalf of the
men. Sixty dollars is not as much
as they should have, but it is much
better than nothing, and from what
we can learn of the congressional
sitaution for the last three months
SCO per man is as much as he could
obtain for them, and he had to work
hard for that.

Eleven days to pay income tax.
Ten days to pay income tax. r
Nine days, to pay income tax.
Eight days to pay income tax.

seven aays to. pay income lax.
Six days to pay income tax.
Five days to pay income tax.
Four, days to pay income tax.
Three days to pay income tax.
Two days to pay income tax.
One -day to pay income tax.
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The sun shone a while today.
Saturday was the last day on which
hunters could legally shoot quail and
other game. ;
They are sending pictures to the
newspapers by wire now, and believe
us, they accentuate a man's uglinessi
Since 1903, .this section of Florida
has not known as much rainfall in the
winter months as has been exper experienced
ienced experienced this winter, s

Secretary Baker says the camp at
Brest is all right. But then Secre Secretary
tary Secretary Baker has always, said that eve-

lywiingwas an ngnu t
It is a law of nature that every everything
thing everything that goes; up must come down,
but1 in buying groceries everything
tHat goes down has gone up.
The legislature at its coming ses session
sion session should call' for a constitutional
convention, v Our constitution is too
small to fit our stajbe. .'- '.

Another thing that the legislature

should do should be td repeal the pri primary
mary primary law and then not frame another.
Let the democratic and other political

parties make their own primary laws

Why don't the leading lawyers of

the state hold a convention and draw
up a plan to submit to the legislature
to simplify our present cumbrous and

tangled legal system ? The maze of

technicalities in which Florida law is
tar gled "is to the advantage of the

pettifogger and the lawyer who makes
a living by working for crooks and
criminals, but it is a detriment to the
better men in the profession, as well

as to the people generally.

After' a young man- has paid for

gasoline and theater tickets to give

his best girl a good time, he some

times thinks that the high" cost of lov-

ing gets nis goal.
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St. Petersburg claims to have had
S2,500 winter tourist visitors up to

March 1st, and they are still arriv arriving.
ing. arriving. It has been the greatest season
the Sunshine City has ever known.
" The war department announces that
the battleship Nebraska, "the hospital
ship Mercy and seven transports, are
on their way home with about ten
thousand troops. Air are expected to
dock before March 14th.

Ships of the Merchants' & Miners'
Transportation company engaged in
Atlantic coastwise traffic, have been
turned back to prjvate management
by the railroad administration. Offic Officials
ials Officials of the company accepted the re relinquishment
linquishment relinquishment which heretofore they
have protested. This action restores
the last of the coastwise Steamship
lines, not owned by railroads to pri private
vate private management. The Merchants'
and Miners', together with the Clyde,
Mallory. and Southern steamship

lines, had been taken over by the

government during the war and plac placed
ed placed under the control of the railroad
administration, which still retains the
railroad-ownd lines. Ocala is much
interested in coastwise shipping, for
as soon as; Oklawaha improvement
assures the free passage of", good-

sized boats to Silver Springs, a
freight line to Jacksonville will be


Florida is reported to have furnish furnished
ed furnished 33,331 men in the late war; and
every man in the state can point to
the fact that he was the "1." -Tampa
Tribune. ;
He probably, was 'the" one to somebody.;.'.;-"
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. In nearly every city in the country
there are a number of weather weather-beaten,
beaten, weather-beaten, faded poster of the Fourth
Liberty Loan or some other war work
campaign .disfiguring the scenery.
These posters were good in their day,
but they've served their purpose. In
a few weeks the bright, new poster
for the Victory Loan will be ready for
distribution. Publicity chairmen
should get their committees together
at the firt opportunity and stress

. The Universities of Leipsig and

Heidleberg havec transmitted a letter
to the French universities requesting
that their pre-war relations be re renewed.
newed. renewed. The German universities have
been sent the following reply from
the University of Bordeaux: "Make a

short visit to the devastated regions

of northern France and then inform
us upon your return.- how long it
would be before you would renew re relations
lations relations with a people committing sim

ilar deeds in your country. The gen generation
eration generation perpetrating such a crime is
not fit to associate with humanity.
Perhaps we shall renew relations
with the next generation."
. i I i
. Speaking to the British correspond correspondents
ents correspondents at Paris Saturday, British For Foreign
eign Foreign Secretary Balfour said: "By the
end of March we shall at least be Oi
sight of a preliminary peace which
will be the greatest stride toward uni universal
versal universal peace. As a representative
of 'the British government, I am in
position to say that what is going on
in America at this moment is more
important for the success of a gen general
eral general peace than what is boing done in
Paris today." Mr. Balfour added that
the league of nations would not at attain
tain attain its fullest fruit unless the United
States took an even share in the great
tasks after the peace.
In the Senate Saturday, Senator
Philander C. Knox of Pennsylvania
opposed the league of nations as pro proposed
posed proposed .by Wilson, Lloyd .. George,
Clemenceau and Orlando, and offered

Another plan. Senator Knox is a re

publican of the .spoilsman type, a
plutocrat, an aristocrat, a standpatter
and a high protectionist. He is much
more competent to take a box of
matches and a barrel of sulfur and
start a little' hell of his own than to
frame a world organization.
,It is reported from Washington
that the compromise on the Susan B,
Anthony amendment, which the suf suffrage
frage suffrage advocates are trying to again
bring before the Senate contains a
clause in which the regulation of elec

tions is left entirely to the states. If

such be the case, there is no reason, in
the Star's opinion, to oppose' passage

of the measure, but southern senators

should be sure of it before they vote.
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In Atlanta Saturday, in speeches

before the Southern Congress of the
League of Nations; Bishop Warren A.

Candler of the 'Methodist church and

Benjamin B. Kelley, bishop of the

Catholic diocese of Georgia, expressed

similar sentiments in warmly cham-

i-iuiiiug me league.
In case that "daylight saving

foolishness is' forced 'upon us again
this' summer, the Star recommends
that the city of Ocala put itself on

sun time. This it will be' easy to do

by setting the courthouse clock to
that time, and ringing 6 a. m. and 6
p m. on the firebell. Business men,
of course, will have to keep their

watches on railroad time, but as al

most every family has two clocks it
will be. easy to synchronize one of
them with the courthouse clock. If
the people will carry on their local
business and social affairs by sun
time, they will find it much more con convenient
venient convenient and pleasant than by the ab abnormal
normal abnormal time forced on them by the
cranks. At present, Ocala shops and
stores open at from 7 to 8 o'clock,
which is G:30 to 7:30 sun time, and is

convenient enough in Vie spring, sum summer
mer summer and early autumn. But if another
hour is taken from this for "daylight
saving," they will have to begin work
at 5:30 to 6:30, and noon will come at
10:30 in the morning, which is out of
all reason. At present, some of our
business and manufacturing folks go
to djnner at twelve o'clock and some
at one, which causes customers to be
uncertain when to find them. How
much more uncertain it will be with
the clocks set forward another hour
is impossible to forecast.' If the city
is put on sun time, the Star will
publish every day a double schedule
of sun and railroad time, which will
enable all who have to meet the trains
to make the proper calculations. Last
year, when "daylight saving" was in inaugurated,
augurated, inaugurated, all the trains were speed speeded
ed speeded up to suit the new time. We doubt
that this done this year, con consequently,
sequently, consequently, our trains, already an hour
late, will be arriving in the middle of
the afternoon and at midnight. There
is one thing to console us, however,
this infernal nuisance will not be per perpetrated
petrated perpetrated on the people another summer.


The program below will be followed
at the Marion Sounday school rally
that will be held at the First Presby Presbyterian
terian Presbyterian church on Thursday, March 6.
The Sunday schools of the county are
asked to send .delegates and the pub public
lic public is cordially invited to attend:
Afternoon Session
3 p. m. Prayer and praise service,
led by Rev. J. R. Herndon.
"The Child in the Midst" Mrs.
Mary F. Price.
"Building Up the Sunday School"
A. M. Locker.,
Questions and answers. Adjourn Adjournment.
ment. Adjournment.
Night Session
7:30 p. m. :Song,and prayer ser service,
vice, service, led by Dr. W. H. Wrighton.
"A Kingdom Vision" Miss Price.
"Working Together to Win" A. M.
There has been a slight mistake in
a few of the directions for ocks. The
following is correct:
Cast on 52 stitches. Dividing
stitches, 1st needle, 20; second needle,
16; third needle, 16. Knit 2, purl 2 for
2 inches, knit plain for 19 inches.
Marion County Chapter, A. R. C. r

We are now prepared to do all
kinds of cleaning and pressing at the
eld Clayton stand on Oklawaha ave avenue.
nue. avenue. We make a specialty of ladies
suits. Will call for and deliver work
free to any part of the city. Phone 12t
tf A. O.-SMITH, Prop.


We have, a limited number of hamb
and shoulders that we will sell for
cash at 35c. per pound for the hams
and 30c. per pound for the shoulders,
at our factory.
4-tf Ocala Ice & Packing Co.

Seaboard Air Line, Northbound
No. 4: Arrives 1:41 p. m. Departs
1:56 p. m.
No. 16 (Limited): Arrives and de de-departs
departs de-departs at 4:07 p. m.
No. 2: Arrives 2:50 a. m. Departs
2:55 a. m. N-
Seaboard Air Line, Southbound
No. 3: Arrives 3:06 p. m. Departs
3:26 p. m.
No. 15 (Limited) :y Arrives end de departs
parts departs 5:10 p. m.
No. 1: Arrives 2:45 a. m. Departs
2:50 a. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)
No. 10: Arrives and departs 6:42 a.
No. 40: Arrives v2 p. m. Departs
2:20 p. m. V
No. 38: Arrives and departs 3:27
a. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)
. Southbound
No. 37: Arrives and departs 3:16
a. m.
No. 39: Arrives and departs 3:35
p. m.
No. Arrives and departs 10:13
Atlantic Coast Line Branches, South Southbound
bound Southbound
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 arrives
rives arrives 11:50 a. m. from Wilcox.
No. 49: For Homosassa, 4eaves 3:25
p. m.
Atlantic Coast Line Branches, North -.
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
Use the unclassified ads. It pays.

Italy Is now included In the war
work of the American T. W. C. A.'
Ml&s Mabel Warner of Salinsu KaiL,
and Chicago left Paris a few days ago
for Home, where she will be In charge
of a Hostess House for American girls
employed there by the American Red
Cross, the Embassy and the new Tu Tuberculosis
berculosis Tuberculosis Commission.. Hiss Warner
has been director of the Y. W. CL A.
Hostess House at Brest, France, j
Miss Warher will open a tea room
and club rooms where the .American
women can gather for social times.
Rome is harboring a refuge population
of about 40,000 and accommodations
are difficult to find.
' The work In Rome was started as a
direct result of the appeal of Miss
Charlotte Nlven, one of the National

Y. W. C A. secretaries in Italy, who is
spending a few months in Franc as
advisor in the French work.
Miss Nlvens dreaxos f Y. W. C A.
week la Italy include the xasintenance
f a residence for nen-Itallan women,
who, she feels, will com t Italy In
great numbers after the war to studj
lassie and art.
I believe at this time such a project
Is particularly Important because wo women
men women from ether countries should be
encouraged to come to Italy to replace
the great numbers of German women
who flooded Italy la the past, many of
them paid 'agents .of their govern govern-Bent,"
Bent," govern-Bent," Miss Nlven said in discussing
her plans. r
Hiss Nlven has asked the American
Y. W. CL A, to aid the Italian Associa Association
tion Association in establishing a center, perhaps
at Genoa, with two American secre secretaries,
taries, secretaries, with physical and recreational
training, to act as a training school for
Italian women. In connection with it
her plan would include a Hostess House
for girls passing through the city or
employed there. Such a center would
become eventually the center for all
;Y. WVC. A. work In Italy, both Italian
and foreign.
In her formal appeal for help for the
jUnione Christiana Delia Glovanl (the
tltsiian name for Young Women's
Christian Association) Miss Nlven has
emphasized two facta, the poverty of
the Italian Association on the one hand
and the need and opportunity on the
other for an American program la
Italy at the present time.
Hiss Nlven's favorite way of Illus Illustrating
trating Illustrating the friendliness of the Italian
woman to America is by telling the
story of the Italian mother who said
she had taken down tho picture of the
Madonna which had hung for many
years Over her bed and was putting la
Its 'place one of President Wilson.

t "In our work la Ihe Unions we have

Jacked trained leadership as well as
the material resources to give such
ftralnlng. We have had no means to
;buy modern equipment. Consequently
wo have not the visible results of
American and British work.
"Feeble as our work may be, It Is
not useless. Many girls In all parts of

Italy have told us how much the
TJalone meant In their lives. Italian
girls are touchlngly grateful for the
smallest efforts. They respond eager eagerly
ly eagerly to friendliness.
There Is no other agency doing la
Italy what the Association is trying to
jClss Nlven hes spent tho past seven
years In work with the Italian wo women,
men, women, starting as director of a hostel, or
boarding home, for Italian women stu students
dents students at Florence. She Is an Ameri American
can American from New York, whore she was
one time head of the Chrlstadora Set Settlement
tlement Settlement House.

Cormantewn Y. W. C. A. Trains Worn Worn-on
on Worn-on for Reconstruction Work
Among Soldiers.

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on a Monument or.Head or.Head-stono
stono or.Head-stono to mark tho last rest resting
ing resting place of your iovod
N. Magnolia St.

Educational courses to prepare wtss wtss-ea
ea wtss-ea as aides in tho rehabilitation of
wounded soldiers have boon opened at
tho Germ an town. Pa Young Women's
Christian Association.
A reconstruction rsasssge course,
lectures la anatomy, physiology, mus muscle
cle muscle work and remedial movement mas mas-saga,
saga, mas-saga, theory and practice, electrother electrotherapy
apy electrotherapy and hydrotherapy are glvin by
doctors and nurses, who also super supervise
vise supervise practical work at the Y. W. C A.
and at hospitals. .The courses are rec recognised
ognised recognised by the Surgeon OeneraL'
Similar courses have also been open opened
ed opened In tho New York City Central
Branch Y. W; C. A-, where a specialty
Is msde of brush-making with a view
to training women as teachers for re reconstruction
construction reconstruction hospitals.

Tho Oadanlan Y. W. C A. has re-

celved permission to, place a Y. W. CL

A. secretary on every ship leaving

England with 200 or more women and
children on the passenger list

The' secretary fulfills the si me func

tion for the women as the Y. M. C. A,
secretary has- for men on transports.
She plans entertainments and recrea

tion for women and children and Is a
"friend to whom they may come if they

are la distress.

Klenzo Creme insures clean teeth
and healthy gums. Sold in Ocala only

at Geng's Drug Store. tf

Careful Estimates mads on all Con

tract work. Gives Uore and Better

Work for the Honey than any other

contractor In the city.

We are now prepared to furnish yon xvltli
a great variety of the best labor saving
Farrniiig Tools. Our line is complete
with a big lincof

Sonlli Magnolia St.

Ocala, Florida.

: Fnncral Directors and Embalmers
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x are failing. If "so, your
health is failing. Mel Melancholia
ancholia Melancholia or the 'blues
is only one result of bad eyesight.
Dr. K. J. Weihe?
Eyesight Specialist
Graduate Optometrist
With Weihe Co., Jewelers, Ocala, Fla.
Delicious fresh 'caught Dry
Salt Fish direct to the consumer
by prepaid parcel post or express
15 lbs. for $2J0
Special price on barrel lots
The Lenten Season coming,
Fish will be scarce, order now
before prices advance,
St. George on the Gulf
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J.niS IS TO certify uuit x uavc w
day placed in the city pound the fol following
lowing following described animals, which have
been found running at large within
the corporate limits of the city of
Ocala, contrary to the ordinances of
said city: ;
One red sow marked swallowfork
one ear, underbit h other; one black-
: spotted sow, no mark.
x The owners thereof or their agents,
and all whom it may concern, are
hereby notified that if the animals are
hereby notified that if the animal is
not claimed and all expenses of tak taking
ing taking and impounding thereof are not
paid within three days from date
hereof, to-wit: On the 6th day of
March, 1919, I will sell the same to
the highest and best bidder, said sale
to take place between the hours of 11
a. m. and 3 p. m. on. said day at the
city pound in Ocala, Florida.
S. C. M. Thomas,
Marshal City of Ocala.
C. A. Holloway, Impounder. It


s If you have any society items,
please phone One-Two-One (121).
Mr. Earl Van of Dunnellon has ac accepted
cepted accepted a position with the Court
Mr. Tom Pasteur arrived in the city
Saturday afternoon from Charleston,
S. C. where he has been stationed.
Lively and pretty Viola Dana will
be on the Temple screen this evening
in an' excellent picture story, "Oppor "Opportunity."
tunity." "Opportunity." Mr. R. L. Carter, who has been in'
disposed lately, came over from Live
Oak last week to spend a few days at
home and recover his health.
Another shipment of Nunnally's,
:The Candy of the South," in today.
We always have it fresh is the reason
we sell so much of it. Come and get
yours at Ceng's Drug Store. tf
Mr. S. E. Leigh has returned from
a visit to his father in Jacksonville.
We are glad to report that he found
his father improved and has hopes
of his recovery.
The friends of Sergeant Edward
Green hope he is on the hospital ship
Mercy, now on her way from France
to New York, and expected to make
pert by March 14.
Mr. W. T. Hood, who has recently
returned from France, has accepted a
position with the Fruit Growers Ex Exchange,
change, Exchange, with his office in this city,
and is putting his army-acquired
hustle into business.
A new and absolutely complete line
of Dr. Scholl's foot comfort appli appliances
ances appliances now ready. M. M. Little, Prac Prac-tipedist,
tipedist, Prac-tipedist, at Little's Shoe Parlor, Com Commercial
mercial Commercial Bank building. ... 7-tf
A postcard from John Needham,
BateryE,, Seventh Field Artillery
stationed somewhere oh the Rhine,
brings his best good wishes to the
Star and his other Ocala friends,
whom he hopes to see soon.
The Woman's Auxiliary of Grace
Episcopal church will meet Tuesday
alternoon at the residence of Mrs. B.
A. Weathers at 3 o'clock. All mem members
bers members are urged to be present and vis visitors
itors visitors are cordially invited.
. -'
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida, v tf
Mr. Boyd Akin, 'who has been lo located
cated located at Camp Hancock and his wife
and little daughter arrived in Ocala
Saturday in time to be present at the
family reunion which was. held at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lanier
Miss Maybelle Robinson one of
Ocala's prety and charming young
ladies, left Saturday night for South
Carolina with her parents ,to make
her home. Miss Robbinson attended
the Ocala high school sevc ral years
ago and her many friends regret to
see her leave.
'' Mr. and Mrs. Jacob D. Robbinson
and son, Mr. Benjamin Robbinson
and wife and children, Misses Mabel,
Lucile, Thelma and Cornelia, have
gone to South Carolina, where they
will make their home. Mr. Robbin
son and son expect to go into busi
ness there. They are highly esteemed
people of our town and x we certainly
do regret to give them up. We wish
them all success wherever they may
Ladies, we have another shipment
of those Roxbury Household i Rubber
Gloves, sizes 6 to 8, at fifty cents, the
pair. Geng's Drug Store. v tf
In today's casualty list, Private
Lawrence E. Cook, son of Benjamin
Cook, West Palm Beach, previously
reported missing in action, is report
ed as having returned to duty. PrP
vate Cook is a brother of Mr. F. W.
Cook of this city. His relatives had
heard from him some .weeks ago. He
had been in a hospital, but was en entirely
tirely entirely recovered when he wrote. His
letter was dated at Bendorp, a small
place on the Rhine a few miles north
of Coblenz.
Lieut. Harry Johnston with his
mother and little sister left today for
Jacksonville in his car. Lieut. John
ston and Mrs. Johnson have been the
guests of Mrs. S. E. Leigh for the past
two weeks, this being Lieut. John
ston's first vist to his sister since re
turning home from overseas a few
weeks ago.
Private D. D. Long, who went over
to .France last November, and has
just received his discharge, arrived in
Ccala from Camp Hancock Sunday
afternoon, and immediately went on
to his home at Conner. Private Long
left Ocala with an increment of select
ed men early last summer and trained
at CamD Jackson. He went over wit'h
a replacement Company, landing at
Brest Nov. 2, only two days before' the
armistice, consequently he saw but
liftle of France outside of Brest. He
was not epthnsiastic about Brest,
passing a good deal of his time there
in the hospital. He is well enough
now, however; returning to America
in January and receiving his dis discharge
charge discharge last week.


The regular monthly business meet meeting
ing meeting of the Ocala Woman's Club was
held Saturday afternoon at the usual
hour, followed by the regular club
meeting. All officers were in their
places. "Folio wing the opening exer exercises,
cises, exercises, the chairmen of standing com committees
mittees committees gave their reports. Owing to
the inclemency of the weather, the at
tendance was not as large as usual,
but nearly every committee was rep represented.
resented. represented. 1
Mrs. Weihe, chairman of animal
protection, announced a silver teaf
and Easter' sale the last week m
March at the club house and asked
the assistance of every member, as
the sale will be for the benefit qf the
club fund.
Mrs. R- B. Bullock, chairman oi
civics, reported the card party and
colonial ball given the afternoon and
evening of February 21st, celebrating
the 187th anniversary, of George
Washington, a success. The chairman
thanked all who in any way contri contributed
buted contributed toward the success of this en entertainment.
tertainment. entertainment. Mrs. Bullock herself
deserves much credit, having worked
faithfully toward bringing the enter entertainment
tainment entertainment to its successful finish.
Mrs. Warner, chairman of litera
ture, announced that the French class
which is being conducted each wee
at the high school, under the instruc instruction
tion instruction of Miss Stone is most successful.
Mrs. Harold spoke 'Tor the hospi
tality committee, which under the
leadership of Mrs. Bennett is doing a
splendid work for Ocala. They have
found that Ocala has entertained
more visitors this winter than ever
before, and is fast takiner her place
on the tourist map. The work of this
committee as well as that of civics
tends towards making the library lot
a' civic center playground, to be en enjoyed
joyed enjoyed by winter visitors, as well as
our own people and the stranger
within our midst. A tennis court is
to be established on this lot at an
early' date. The chairman .invites all
to meet with her committee at the
club' house on Wednesday afternoons,
which is visitors day. Those who have
take nadvantage of this open day,
have found a spirit of cordial hospi hospitality
tality hospitality prevailing and each week the
club rooms become more popular.
Mr. Carmichael received a word of
praise from the hospitality committee
for his generosity to the. strangers
visiting Silver Springs, and credit for
the advertising which is so much
needed to make this a first class re
sort. :
' Mrs. Todd, chairman of education,
reported that the concert was a suc success
cess success in every sense of the world. Tht
wonderful opportunity of hearing
these noted artists was of itself an
incident of unusual -interest, although
a tidy sum was realized.
The president announced that Mrs.
Lwis, state president .and Mrs. Mc Mc-Collum,
Collum, Mc-Collum, vice president of -section
twenty-nine, will visit Ocala in March
and the officers of other woman's or organizations
ganizations organizations of the city will be invited
to join the club in welcoming these
The art committee under the lead
ership of Mrs. G. W. Martin, announce
an art loan exhibit' to be held at the
club house Thursday and Friday of
this week. The rooms vwill be open
at 3 o'clock for study of the pictures.
The program will be given at four
o'clock! This program will be an un unusual
usual unusual treat, so do not fail to visit the
club house on these afternoons.
The musical number' for the aft afternoon,
ernoon, afternoon, was given by Elizabeth
Wetherbee, who played very nicely.
The hostesses for the afternoon
were Mrs. ,Max Israelson; Mrs. John
Dozier and Mrs. Shephard, who serv served
ed served refreshments.
Mrs. F. E. Wetherbee, Reporter.
If you feel your bones aching get a
box of Rexal Cold Tablets at Gerig's
Drug Store. It may prevent your
having "flu." tf
Daily Health Talks
A CO HD ApOUT THE kidneys
People are easily frightened when
they think something is the matter with
their lungs or heart, and well they
may be ; but lew people understand
the dangers of diseased kidneys. These
organs have a duty of vital importance
to perform, and if they are diseased,
there is no telling how or where the
symptoms may appear. The kidneys
are filters, and when they are healthy
they remove the poisons from the blood
and purify it. "When the kjdneys are
diseased, the poisons are epread every everywhere,
where, everywhere, and one of these poisons is uric
acid. The uric acid is carried all
through the system and deposited in
various places, in the form of urate
salts in the, feet, ankles, wrists and
back often forming bags under the
eyes. y Sometimes the resulting trouble
is (Sailed rheumatism, lumbago, sciatica
and 'backache. Finally, come one
in the bladder, diabetes and Bright's"
Dr. Pierce, of Buffalo, N. Y., in recent
years, discovered that a certain com combination
bination combination of remedies would dissolve uric
acid (urate salts) in the system. He
'ound this combination to be harmless,
so that he made it up., in tablets,
of double strength j and called them
Anuric Tablets. They dissolve uric
acid in the human system as hot coffee
dissolves sugar. If you have uric acid
troubles, don't delay in taking Anuric
Tablets, which can be. secured, in the
drug stores. You can write Drf Pierce,
too, and he will tell you what to eat
and how to live so that more uric acid
J will not form in your system. Dr. Pierce
will not charge for this ftdrice.

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Addle Drew was the most popular
lass at Ports Harbor, and especially
was she liked by Bennle Brandon,
manager of the dry goods store of
Hogsklns & Smith; Addle was a
jolly girl, and wherever she appeared
at the "Corner" she was always
surrounded by a bevy of young, folks,
and usually, if there were any of the
masculine sex among the crowd. Ben Bennle
nle Bennle would stand glaring out of one of
the big plate-glass windows at them.
He Jhad been walking home with Addle
for a year now, and she was consid considered
ered considered (In that country town) his glrL
Then appeared on the scene a dry dry-bred
bred dry-bred young gentleman. He had been
on the stage and In a circus; he could
dance on his head, hands, or feet, and
at a party, during dancing, he could
call out "Allmon left or right" la such
a way that he won the admiration of
everybody, though no one knew what
allmon meant. Addle being the best
danoer and prettiest girl, naturally the
new dty chap devoted his atten attention
tion attention most exclusively to her, and she
was, if anything, a tease, and delight delighted
ed delighted in seeing Bennle's glaring eyes on
the new beau. Of course, she was only
teasing him, so Mattie Dean assured
Bennle one night, when he came burst bursting
ing bursting Into her parlor as she sat with
Lem Barry, Bennle's best friend. She
was ready for the concert up at the
hall that a stray minstrel, company
was to give. "Oh, Bennle," she laugh laughed,
ed, laughed, "don't let Addle see she Is
teasing, you so!" T11 let that beast
she Is flirting around with see
so pretty soon, though," Bennle an answered,
swered, answered, ruffling his blond tresses In
"football style over his head; and with
his pouting lips and flushed cheeks he
looked not unlike a big peeved baby.
"He's a coward, and everyone around
here knows it," Bennle went on. 'Look,
this winter how he ran when Bob
Leavltt got in the lake and called fqr
help I He ran home fast as his bow bowlegs
legs bowlegs could carry him and left one fel fellow
low fellow to get Bob out alone." And who
was the fellow that got Bob outT"
Mattie asked, with a smiling wink at
Bennle kicked the footstool away
from the chair where he sat. "He's a
coward, that's all 1" he dedared. A
rascally coward," "Why don't you
prove It to Addle T Thaf s all you
would- have to do," Lem said In his
his slow, deep drawl. "If I could V
Bennle exclaimed, his eyes flashing.
-"Ohl" cried Mattie. "I have it, Ben Bennle.
nle. Bennle. Where Is that bearskin you
dressed up In New Year's as a Call Call-thumplan?
thumplan? Call-thumplan? Can't you put that on and
scare him? He wasn't here New
Year's and never saw you In It, and
and U Is moonlight tonight"
"When they come from the concert,
you could wait until they got to the
lonely corner at the foot of the lane,
and thon growl like yon did New
Year's. My, what growls you did give,
though And that will prove to Addle
what a coward he is, for he would
'run., The snow Is deep and he couldn't
go very fast ; you could chase him."
They nil laughed. "By Jove, I wlll,
Bennle said; "you see I can't leave
the stone, and take her around to all
-these entertainments, and she don't
like it, but that can't be helped. I
have to -tend to business. Say, there'll
be fur' tonight, though, Mattie you've
. a head on you like a brick Lem,
you've got one fine girl there, and. If it
wasn't for Addle f "You go now,"
growled Lem, "or Til be dressing up
as a bear-too." Bennle went .on laugh-
,lng. Duxtng a lull In. the concert Mat Mat-tie
tie Mat-tie whispered to Lem; "I told Addle
Benzole was going to dress as a bear
and scare Ralph Durkin, and she
laughed." "You told her; why?" Lem
tsked slowly. "Well." Mattie sighed,
'you see. she has been altogether too
lrlendly with that new fellow, and It
will show who she cares most for.' If
she tells Balph about It, why she cares
meet for him; If she don't tell him,
,wh.r she cares -, most for Bennle."
"U--mph," commented Lem, "that
scan p la not to be compared with Ben Ben-.
. Ben-. Jamlv; she will be a fool, but then I
think you did right." Ralph was near-
ing th) lane with Addle, and bending
low he said: "You are the fairest
girl I erer met," etc Addle laughed
and answered gayly : "ReaUy, Mr.
Durkin, you are a great flatterer."
Then all of a sudden a terrible noise
arrested their f .attention. Ralph
stopped still In the road. Standing
over the broken wall In the clear
moonlight, was "a horrible monster
bear, his white teeth gleaming In a
snarl and emitting hair-raising
growls. "What what," choked Ralph.
"Y-e-a-u-o-w," he yelled.. "Help run
for your, I-l-f-e ; lfs a bea-r." And
'suiting the action to the word, he did
run. ;
Addle stood In the road aifd
screeched with laughter, and along the
road farther there were suppressed
giggles from a couple hid behind a
tree. To help Ralph In his sprinting,
Lem gave a fierce growl, worse than
any yet, and the dty chap yelled In his
fear. Laughing now, and with the
bear's head thrown back, Bennle came
back to Addle.
"Isn't he brave, huh?" he grinned.
"Til wager he don't stop going 'all
jilghL" Then the strong fur arms
caught the girl in a tight embrace.
Jennie," laughed Addle, "a bear
liasn't got anything on. you for hug hug-.glng."
.glng." hug-.glng." "No," Bennle answered, his
blue .eyes twinkling with merriment,
"nor has a real bear, got anything oa
' Callthumpian for scaring a coward."

H-iC-E 2
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.
Dont let it lapse even a lit tie bit it may sulk on you all the
remainder, of the seasons



The THERMOPHORE Radiant Gas Heater Is the
.Best and Most Economical Made.
A Full Line of Resnor and Hot Spot Heaters.
Let Us Demonstrate Tlicse To You. (
Harrington Block, Fort King Ave.

Jacksonville, Florida.

In the heart of the city with Ilemmirfg Park for a front yard.
Every modern convenience in each room. Dining room service is
second to none.

RATES From $1.50 per
Be no longer a chaos, but a world. Pro
duce! Produce! Were it but the pitlful-
st infinitesimal fraction of a product,
produce It! in God's name! Tls the ut utmost
most utmost thou hast in thee; out with it, then.
Up, up! Whatsoever thy hand find to do,
do It with thy whole misht. Carlyle.
v Cranberry Frappe. -This
Is especially good with a tcr tcr-key
key tcr-key dinner. Stew tho berries and add
the sxiKar as for sauce or Jelly. Cool
and-add the Juice of two lemons and
freeze to the consistency of mush.
Serve in sherbet cups with chlcksa
or rurfcey.
Diked Cranberries
Choose a wide earthen dish to baXe
the berries, large enough to take a
pint of berries to cover the bottom.
Pour over them a sirup made with two
rap f Tils of sugar and one of water.
Place in a slow oven and bake until
done. Take from the oven but do not
stir until cold, when each berry win
be coated with Jelly and when -piled
In a pretty glass dls3 look like candled
cherries. These may be dried on waxed
paper and used In place of cherries
as a garnish;
. j
, f.1ock Venison.
Lay a leg ol mutton In a dish of di diluted
luted diluted vinegar ; blie-flfth vinegar and
four-fifths water; add two small sliced
onions, six peppercorns; six cloves,
a dozen allspice, four bay leaves and
a .tablespoonful of crushed. Juniper
berries.' Roast the mutton after It has
laid In this solution four days. Use
the vinegar to baste the meat' while
Veal Kidney With Cider Sauee.
Remove all fat and fibers from thrc3
veal kidneys. Add a tablespoonful of
hot fat to a frying pan with a heap heaping
ing heaping tablespoonful each of chopped,
parsley and onion; then drop In th
kidneys and steam, well covered, for
fifteen minutes; then pour over a half -cupful
of cider. When hot add season
ing to. taste and serve.
Cape Cod Pudding. r
'Cream, half a cupful of butter 'sub 'substitute,,
stitute,, 'substitute,, add gradually one cupful of
sugar and three well-beaten eggs.
Mix and sift. three and a" half cupfuls

of flour with two teaspoon! uls of bak bak-Ing"powdr;
Ing"powdr; bak-Ing"powdr; add a half cupful of milk
and one and a hall cupf uls of chopped
cranberries. Turn Into a buttered
mold. and steam three hours. '.Serve
with thin cream and powdered, sugar,
flavored with nutmeg.
You don't have to telephone to find
out when your prescription will be
delivered. We fill them as the doctor
writes them- and send them out promt promt-ly.
ly. promt-ly. Gerig's Drug Store. tf
Call five-cue and say send the SLar.

day per person to $6.

Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every sec
ond and fourth Friday. Visiting sov sovereigns
ereigns sovereigns are always welcome.
W..W. Stripling, C. a
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk. f
Regular convocations of ths Ocala'
Chapter No. 13, R. A. II., on the first
Friday in every month at 7:30 p. m.
v J. A. Bouvier, IL P.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meet3 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.
Mrs. W. T. Whitly, N. G.
Eloise Bouvier, Secretary.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. Fn
meets every Tuesday evening in tht
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 7:30 o'clock
promptly. A' warm welcome always
extended to, visiting brothers.
Joe Potter, N. G.
J. D McCaskiU. Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 2S0, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, xnets
fhe second and fourth Tuesday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren alwaya welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoGre, east side.
C. W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Creek, Secretary.
Ocala Chapter No. 29, O. E. S
meets at Tonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Mn. Isabel Wesson, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday evening at 7:30
at the Castle Hall, over the G. C
Greene Co. drugstore. A cordial wel welcome
come welcome to visiting brothers.
W. W. Stripling, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, K. of R. & S.
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. & A.
M meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
8 o'clock uutil further notice.
IL O. Cole, W. IL
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Mclver Sl RlecSay
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If Richard Doe had not been a poor
dolt he would never have been a good
-. At least, so Richard himself ex expressed
pressed expressed It In a letter that Abe Walton,
the town clerk, received back home
from "somewhere In France.
The young soldier had been the re recipient
cipient recipient of a number of congratulatory
missives consequent upon a published
account of his, acts of heroism and
daring on the western front And the
youth had read them modestly and
had penned a solitary reply td Abe
Walton at Kensington, knowing that
- Abe would take It In turn to the re respective
spective respective villagers. And Abe did.
Now young Doe had never borne aa
enviable name In the Tillage. Tall
and handsome, he regularly Joinei the
"hangers on" about the general store,
working at nothing, and giving but
little promise of ever Going anything
else. He made a fit subject for the
gossips, of which there 'were many.
Nevertheless, Richard Doe was always
conscious that he possessed certain
latent qualities which ought to be
made patent They needed only a time
of trial to bring out their grit and pli pliability.
ability. pliability. And the time came, and Ruth
Walton was responsible for It
Ruth was the only daughter of Ab
Walton, and a teacher in the village
school. She was a tall, slender girl,
scarcely out of her teens, whose face
was one of those quite as striking for
Its character as its beauty.
She admired Doe, liked him for his
sympathetic understanding of his fel fellow
low fellow human beings, his sense of the
dramatic, his untrammeled flow of
words, which were the best perquisites
of his friendship for a. girl In her pro profession.
fession. profession. Once he had reproved her
for overdancing an.d had brusquely
turned from Tom Whitney's proffered
cigarette case. It was at the supper
table that Ruth had said:
"Dick lacks the pep that character characterizes
izes characterizes the modern young man. He does
not smoke, he does not dance. He's
too handsome to work. He's a dolt
,vne aay, in aesperauoc, uoe aeciq aeciq-d
d aeciq-d that he would force the attention
of the village upon his talent He
whispered something into the ear ot
Abe Walton, who had already girta
the youth a big corner in his own
heart T"ie next morning he dropped
quitly cit. t the village and the
tongues sf the gossips wagged furious furiously.
ly. furiously. Mrs." H who never meddled
with anyone's affairs, reminded the
neighbors that a year before she had
said that Richard Doe would disap disappear
pear disappear some day and would turn up
later in a penitentiary. "As for Abe
Walton," she declared, "he has yield yielded
ed yielded his energy to the hypnotic influ influence
ence influence of that loafer scalawag."
It was : true that Doe's departure
gave Abe more energy. He quickly
got a contract from a New York Jour Journalist
nalist Journalist for the erection of a pretentious
stucco mansion on the knoll adjoining
his own homestead.
Time passed quickly at Kensington.
June came and the robins piped their
sweetest lay, and the odor of the rose
and the honeysuckle stole through
screened chamber -windows. At the
close of a balmy afternoon Ruth Wal Walton
ton Walton sat alone In her own boudoir read reading
ing reading a war story which appeared In the
newspaper.. V
Suddenly she remembered that there
was a dance that evening in the pa pavilion.
vilion. pavilion. She arose, rubbed' her face,
which seemed drawn "and bloodless,
and hastened below to prepare the eve
ning meal. t
The dance had never seemed so
pretty and overcrowded. NelP Whit Whitney,
ney, Whitney, In a flurry of excitement mads
some complimentary remarks about
Ruth's dress. ;
; "Richard Doe is here, she said.
"And oh, isn't it dreadful, Ruth, she
gasped, "his left arm has been shot
offr-:,-; :; -..' ",
This was too much for Ruth. In the
stupor which almost held her brain In
thrall she heard v a faint "Where's
Ruth?" as she tottered to the road that
led to Kensington knoll.
Her hands wavered; her knees shook
at footsteps she knew only too well.
"Go I Go back, Richardr she
screamed. "Forgive me. I can't bear
to look at you. Your arm !" she gasped.
"It isn't as bad as you think, iluth,
catching her arm and trying to -comfort
her. "See!"
Deliberately he unbuttoned his frock,
disclosing a whole arm suspended in a
sling. ; ;.
"Force- of habit, he laughed as he
buttoned his coat this time with the
wuisiue. xiis joviality lapsecr ner
to a steady calm. A- thrill of pleasure
surmounted her being as once again he
took ner hand. A fresh June zephyr
swept the fragrant pine across the
knoll, where, sitting against the open
sky, a stately mansion bathed in a flood
of si! ;ry moonlight
"It's yours, Ruth. I did It for toh."
he whispered.
' .A solitary tear of Joy stood on the
cheek of the girl, nvho hid her face on
the breast of the man who some months
before she had consigned to the scrap
heap of character failures.
Gently he lifted her head, pushed
back her loose tresses from her iPaee
and reverently kissed her.
Somewhere among the deeper shad shadows
ows shadows of a lilac bush a pair of eyes, fiver fiver-strained
strained fiver-strained and anxious, lit up with cl:i!fe
Ish delight and a ruddy face broad
ened into one protracted smile.
"Looks like there'll be a wonderful
big time in Kensington some day," said
Abe Walton.


City council meets tomorrow night
Judge W. S. Bullock is. holding court
in Tavares this week.
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Mr. Max Wilson spent Sunday with
his family at Lake Butler.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Lytle of Stanton
were vistors in the .city today.
Mr. A Slott is in town from Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville on a visit to his family.
Mr, Ben Raysor of -Lowell was at attending
tending attending to business in the city today.
Misses Donnie and Ola Sims sp'eni
Sunday with their relatives in An Anthony.
thony. Anthony. Mr. Lawton Sims left Sunday for
Hampton Roads, .where he has busi business
ness business prospects. '.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Davies return returned
ed returned home this afternoon from a short
trip to Jacksonville.
Dr. E. J. Bryan, veterinarian, has
purchased the Saxon car belonging to
Mr. John Edwards, which he will use
in his business.
A letter from Mr. Louis Lang in
Miami announces that his father, Mr.
i elder Lang, who has been very
sick, is somewhat better.
Messrs. Earl, Hall Leroy Bridges
and Sibbald Wilson of the University
of Florida, who spent the week-end
with their parents, have returned to
their studies.
Lieut. Louis H. Chazal, recently re returned
turned returned from France, and now at
Camp Gordon is expected home Wed Wednesday.
nesday. Wednesday.
Union Bible study class meets Fri Friday,
day, Friday, 3:30 p. m., with Mrs. Mead, just
west of Mrs. George' Rentz. Subject
continued from last week is from
Romans, 9th verse.
Eddie Lopez, one of our Marion
county boys, who left Ocala for Camp
Jackson with the first selects, is now
with a regular army regiment. in the
army of occupation.
Miss Georgia Mulhall of Mulhall,
Oklahoma, is the guest of her sister,
Mrs. Weller Carmichael, arriving last
week. Her friends are glad to see
Miss Georgia again.
Mrs. A. .E.fDeIouest, with her sis sister
ter sister and brother. Miss and Mr. Halli Halli-gan,
gan, Halli-gan, left pday for Renssalear, Ind.
On account of circumstances they, are
leaving earlier that! usual this spring,
but it is hoped they will be with us
again in the fall. x
Born, to Mr and Mrs. Laurence
Kelly, at ,the Marion County Hospi-r
tal Sunday afternoon, a son.' This is
the first, grandchild in the-family of
Mr, and Mrs. J. R. Moorhead and
naturally the grandparents are very
much elated over the entrance of this
young man into the family. He will
probably be called J. Laurence Kelly
Word has. been received by Mrsrf J.
E. Moorhead that to the number of
honors already carried off by Marion
ccunty atthe South Florida Fair .in
Tampa, still another has been added.
Miss Clara Williams of, Martin was
awarded the blue ribbon for the.besv
exhibit shown in the state, canning
club exhibit Miss Williams ,was the
only exhibitor from Marion county.


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' Y. M. C A. men fixed up dugouis witn cur-men on the French front in the bad old days before tho
armistice was signed, and it became possible for the American veterans to take their recreation out in tho
i pen.'. Here in the dimly lighted underground rooms', refreshments were served, and an 'opportunity was
. given the boys to write home, indoor games were played and occasionilly some more athletic games such.
as boxing. -.It., was even possible sometimes to put on a-moving picture show for the boys In their time off
from actual trench duty. ;

Early Sunday morning, Marshal
Thomas, guided mostly by his nose,
discovered a moonshine still located in
the rear of the Ocala bottling works.
He also located the stiller, Dave
Mack, whom he turned over to the
county authorities. Mack had evi evidently
dently evidently swiped his outfit from the bot bottling
tling bottling works. The still was a sixquart
oil can, with a leadpipeWorm, one of
the pipes used in a soda fountain. The
lower coils of the worm were sub submerged
merged submerged in a tub of water and on the
end. was a coca-cola bottle, steadily
filling drop by drop with jagjuice.
The marshal captured two coca-cola
Lotties filled with moonshine and
about ten gallons of mash.
Postcards from Lieut. J. P. Chazal
were, received in the city Saturday.
The cards were mailed from Cologne,
which is in the British area of occu occupation,
pation, occupation, so John had evidently been
visiting our British cousins.
New Bathing Caps, this year's
shipment, in all the latest styles. See
our seletcion. x Anti-Monopoly Drug
Store. 3-6t

Mrs. M. M. Little," secretary of
the North Ocala District Epworth
League, went to Leesburg yester yesterday
day yesterday to assist in the installation
services of the new Junior Epworth
League there.
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Mr. Mack Taylor of the Auto Sales
Company sold two fine Dodge cars to today
day today one to Mr. J. J. Harris of Mont Mont-brook
brook Mont-brook and the other to Mr. C. BXTur BXTur-ner
ner BXTur-ner of the Ocala House.
Mr. Herman Hodges of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, a motor salesman of several
years experience, and" just out of the
army, has accepted a position with
Mr. Mack Taylor and the Auto Sales
Big shipment of JACOB'S CAN CANDIES,
DIES, CANDIES, "Made Last Night," just re received
ceived received by express at Anti-Monopoly
Drug Store. 3-6t
Private Lesley, a stalwart young
soldier who has been at Camp John Johnston,
ston, Johnston, stopped in town today on his
way to Tampa, from where he will
take the boat for his home in Missis Mississippi.
sippi. Mississippi. Mr. J. D.- Gibson of West Groves,
Mo., is in the city for several weeks
visiting at the home of Dr. and Mrs.
W. M. Richardson. Mr. Gibson is a
brother of Mrs." Richardson.
Miss Eva Futch of Gainesville and
Miss Hart of Atlanta, who have been
the guests of Mrs. T. E.. Bridges since
Friday, returned to Gainesville Sun Sunday
day Sunday afternoon.'
cMr. Elmore Davidson, one of Lees Lees-burg's
burg's Lees-burg's leading merchants, is in the
city in consultation with Dr. Lane.
He has been having eye trouble for
the past three months.'
Mr. J. A. Hicks of.Lynne is among
the business vistors in the city today.
If you want real foot comfort wear
DrrScholl's "Right and Left" Socks.
For sale only at Little's Shoe Par Parlor.
lor. Parlor. 13-tf
Call five-one and say send the Star.
WANTED Baby carriage. Must be
in good condition and reasonable in
price. Address 'C;" care Star. 3-3t
LOST -Medium size female setter
dog. Strayed from my house either
Saturday night or Sunday morning.
Reward by. applying to J. H.' Living Livingston,
ston, Livingston, Ocala. 3-3t

sd Triangle Dug-Out Overseas


RATES Six dine maximum, one
time, 25c; three times, 50c: fcix times
75c; one month $3. Payable in ad advance.
vance. advance. FOR SALE Jersey heifer eleven
months old. Apply to Mrs. A. Slott,
107 North ganchez St, Ocala. 3-6t
WANTED To exchange Ocala resi residence
dence residence property for Jacksonville resi residence
dence residence property. Difference in prices
can be adjusted. Address A Slott, 407
Broad St., Jacksonville. Fla. 3-6t
STRAYED One red sow x marked
swallow fork one ear, underbit the
other; one black spotted sow, saw set
in right ear. Reasonable reward will
Le paid for their return to John Pas Pasteur,
teur, Pasteur, East Adams St, Ocala. 3-3t
LOST Friday evening between the
Woman's Club and L. M. Murray's
residence, part of fillet lace collar. Re Reward
ward Reward if returned to Mrs. L. M. Mur Murray,
ray, Murray, v l-3t
WANTED To buy a farm in Central
Florida, suitable for trucking and
general" farming. State location, price
and terms. R. E. Hardaway, Route 3,
Lebanon, Tenn. 3-7-4t
LOST Thursday evening, a small
leather purse, containing two $5 bills
and about $40 worth of coupons from
the, Helvenston store. Return to. Bit Bitting
ting Bitting & Company's drug store, North
Magnolia street, and receive re reward.
ward. reward. I-6t
WANTED Reliable colored woman
cook for sawmill boarding house. Ap Apply
ply Apply to Mrs. B right, .Rodman, Pla. 6t
WANTED Agents to sell money money-saving
saving money-saving device for Ford cars. Satisfac Satisfaction
tion Satisfaction given or money back without
aigument. L- E. Storms, 116 W. Main
St., N. Gainesville, Fla. 27-8t
acres, buildings and fenced. Partly
under cultivation; on Ocala-Silver
Springs boulevard. Inquire of J. E.
Baxter, Ocala, Fla., or address Box
124, Auburndale, Fla.' 28-3t
WANTED Stenographic work after
4:30 p.m. Office of fire chief, call 231
or 255, Mrs. Hampton Chambers, lm
FOR SALE Saxon little 4 roadster,
in good condition. See F. R. Hocker,
Ocala, Fla. N 26-6t
FOR SALE About 604 acres high
foiling pine land in one body; most of
pine timber removed; splendid for
cotton or peanut farm or stock rais raising;
ing; raising; located near Croom in Hernando
county; northeast corner crosses the
Withlacoochee river; $10 per acre.
Will sell for cash, or one-third cash,
and balance in one and two years at
6 per cent interest, payable semi semiannually,
annually, semiannually, secured by mortgage on the
property. Address "Owner," care the
Ocala Star, Ocala, Fla. V 26-6t
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
FOR SALE Extra fine Florida Run Runner
ner Runner Peanut eed; 5 cents pound. Wes Weston
ton Weston & Robertson, Newberry, Fla. 2118t


Eighty Well-Known French Wom Women
en Women Guests of Y. W. C A.
for" Opening Session.
Paris, Feb. 2. Eighty of the most
prominent women In France who are
Interested In all women's problems at
tended the first meeting of the Provi Provisional
sional Provisional Council of the American Young
Women's Christian Association, held
at Paris headquarters, S Place Ed gu guard
ard guard VIL Jan. 30.
Mrs. Robert Lansing, wife f the
Secretary of State, who Is first vice vice-president
president vice-president of the council, presided, con conducting
ducting conducting all 'sessions in French, as two two-thirds
thirds two-thirds of the members represent
French associations with whom the
r Y. W. C A. has been co-optratlnz.
All women in France are looking for forward
ward forward to tho-findings of the council as
of tremendous Importance not only to
women In Prance, but all oyer tho
world. The purpose of the council is
to collect and make available informa information
tion information about conditions and needs of wo women,
men, women, to become acquainted with wo women
men women who are identified with different
kinds of work and to develop a few
typical Illustrations which will set
standards for future permanent work.
Following are the societies repre represented
sented represented : Union Chretlenne des Jeun
FUles, Student Movement Foyer des
All lees. Amies de la Jeune Fille, Na National
tional National Council of Women. Among the
delegates were Mme. Jules Siegfried,
lime. Avril ds St Croix, Baroness
Wattevllle, Countess Pourtalei and
lime. Waldtgrave of London.
f Mrs. William O. Lharp, wife of the
ambassador to France, Is honorary
chairman of the council and Mrs. Fran Francis
cis Francis McNeil Bacon president pro tern.
Miss Charlotte Nlven, director of Y.
W. C A. work in Italy, la secretary.
Departmental and provincial groups
'will hold meetings weekly' to discuss
local problems, the entire council meet meeting
ing meeting at the end of each month. In April,
at the last meeting, each group will
decide how the Information and expe experience
rience experience may be used most effectively in
the future.' v
Delegates are guests at .the Hotel
Petrograd, the Y. W. C. A. Hostess
House In Paris.
Will Send Industrial Commission
to Meet Foreign Labor
The War Work Council of the
Toung Women's Christian Association
plans to send an Industrial commission
of women to England, France and Italy
in April to meet prominent labor lead leaders
ers leaders of thosev countries with a view to
promoting world fellowship among wo women.
men. women.
The commission, will be made up of
. lira. Raymond Robblns, representing
the National' Women's Trade Union
League of America ; Mrs. Irene Os Osgood
good Osgood Andrews, American Association
for Labor Legislation; Hiss Grace
Drake, National Consumers' League;
lira. James S. Cushman, chairman f
the War Work Council of the Xounr
Women's Christian Association; Miss
Florenco SImras, Miss Marie Wing and
Miss Imegene B. Ireland, socretary to
tho commission, all of the T. W.' C. A-,
and Miss Mary Gllson, an authority on
employment management.
Miss Florence Slmms says ia re regard
gard regard to tho commission: The war
has v forced upon us the bearing
of International relationships In all
things, and our Jtouch with women in
ther" countries has made us Include la
ur international thinking the indus industrial
trial industrial life of women. The war has
wrought so many changes la this that
it seems a timely thing that women in interested
terested interested In the larger lif of our wo wo-sen
sen wo-sen workers should take counsel to together
gether together and express their InteresJ with
the hpe that certain minimum stand standards
ards standards which seem essential to health
and welfare among women may bo
agreed upon and obtained.
Our War Work Council is sending
abroad this women's commission from
organizations in America directly con concerned
cerned concerned with the welfare and largest
life of Industrial women."
Catch MarvEatlng Shark.
While net fishing In the bay at Egg
Harbor, N. J Charles Cavlleer and
-C. CL Adams of Lower Bank landed a
man-eating shark measuring nine feet
and weighing more than 400 pounds. A
battle followed and the fish demol demolished
ished demolished the nets before It was killed
with an ax.
f She's Corn Husker Champ.
Plymouth County, Ia claims tho
champion woman corn busker. In the
person of Miss France Pop ma of
Maurice. Miss Popma shucks -T3 bush bushels
els bushels per day very easily, and receives
the same wages as the men, 8 cents
per bushel.
A Watch and No Owner.
The owner of a Shelby county wa watermelon
termelon watermelon patch has found a watch
therein. The watch Is said to be In
good condition and ready to be re restored
stored restored to its owner upon prpving prop property,
erty, property, paying for the newspaper notice,
and possibly fully explaining Just how
and why the watch got Into the melon
patch. Unless It's a mighty valuable
, watch we have serious doubts as to Its
beins, claimed. St. Louis Republic

mm iK

3 ZM2)m to I
farmer Enabled to Double Size of
Load to Market and Reduces
Strain on Horses. i
No extensive road Improvement In
an 3' community can be carried on with without
out without more money than can usually be
raised by direct taxation extending
through a short terra. It is unjust to
expect the taxpayers or today to as assume
sume assume the total cost of an Improvement
which Is to last Into the next genera generation,
tion, generation, so bonds are usually Issued to
finance the building of roads that vrtll
permanently cut down maintenance ex expense
pense expense and reduce hauling costs. These
bonds are sold and .thus converted In Into
to Into money. Interest on the bonds Is
paid and the bonds retired by funds
obtained from current road taxes.
"When the bonds have been paid the
community still has Its concrete road3
In excellent condition.
No community can afford to spend
Its money with less caution than a pri private
vate private individual would display. The
community should do likewise. When
you are asked to vote for a bond issue
to build concrete roads you are not
raising public money to spend it, but to
invest it.- As concrete road mileage'
In a community is increased, the bur burden
den burden of road maintenance decreases,
and the saving thus resulting will not
only pay interest on the bonds, but
provide funds to retire them as they
fall due. In this way borrowing Is
made profitable.
Touring possibilities at all seasons
of the year and every day In the year
go hand-in-hand with the concrete,
rond. "Safety first" is realized as the
result of the non-skid surface. Con Concrete
crete Concrete boulevards through the open


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Superior Type of Concrete Road.
country make riding pleasurable by do-'
Ing away with the Jar, .dust In dry
weather and mud in wet weather. A
smooth surface make steering easy,
reduces tire cost, lessens fuel con consumption.
sumption. consumption. These are wirae of the ways
In which a concrete Pjad benefits the
Reduced to simple terms, a concrete
road helps the farmer haul two loads
at one trip Instead of one load at two
trips; or, it doubles the size of the
load and cuts In' two ti e tractive pow power
er power necessary to transport farm pro produce.
duce. produce. With less capital tied up Jn
horses there Is more cash to put Into
equipment to produce more cash. The
concrete road reduces the strain on
horses and lengthens their lives. It
reduces wear on wagons and harness.
Where motortrucks are used it les lessens
sens lessens tire and fuel expense. It puts the
farmer in a state of pre ;aredness to
reach markets quickly when prices are
best, and he can take his profits and
get home with more cash than he could
by flow hauling on n bad, road. It
adds to the acreage value of a farm
because It Increases Its earning possi possibilities.
bilities. possibilities. A concrete rond makes all of
these advantages permanent, bringing
Its toII of profit to the fanner dally
In the form of time, money and effort
Co-operative Projects Carried On With
Funds From Forest Service and
Local Communities.
In 1017 nearly $!.TO.ono was avail available
able available for road ami trail within the
national forest boundaries from the
ten pr fnt (fund derived from re receipts.
ceipts. receipts. As. In previous years co-operative
projects were cnrril on with
fund contributed by the forest serv service
ice service and by local com rikjnl ties.
When to Use Drag.
Drag !h road ns soon after every
rain as psiMe, but never when th
mud is In such condition as to stick to
the drag or .when it halls up into pasty
ridpres when released hy the drag to towards
wards towards the center of the road.
Action of Concrete Roads.
Concrete roads expand most in win winter
ter winter and contract most in summer, ac according
cording according to the United States bureau of
standards, because of increases or 1
decreases in the moisture they co

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