The Ocala evening star

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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Evening star
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Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
Porter & Harding
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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: Fair tonight and
Wednesday .except probably rain and
cooler Wednesday in northwest por portion.
tion. portion. 4.
VOL. 2G, iNO. 5G






Adjourned at Noon Today Leavr
ing Immense Amount of


Work Unfinished

Washington, March 4. The repub-1
licans in the. Senate today continued
the general filibuster, which lasted
through the night. In the House
Chairman Flood, of the foreign af affairs
fairs affairs committee, finally succeeded in
bringing up a resolution requiring
- the American peace delegates to urge
the freedom of Ireland. Crowded gal galleries
leries galleries followed the proceedings of both
houses until after midnight.
Hundreds of spectators were in their
seats this morning. The general de deficiency
ficiency deficiency bill was the measure. against
which the filibuster was aimed, but
republican leaders admitted it would
be passed finally, as their purpose
was to prevent action on other legis legislation.
lation. legislation. Senator LaFollette spoke for
several hours, beginning at 1 o'clock.
Thi all-night session of the House
was enlivened by a hot exchange be between
tween between Representative Flood of Vir-ginia-and
Representative Walsh of
Massachusetts, which threatened to
terminate in a personal encounter.
Flood interrupted Walsh, while the
later was reading a report of the in investigation
vestigation investigation of the naval security
league, Flood making- the point of
order that Walsh had digressed from
the report to make a speech. Walsh
retorted that if Flood said he was
making a speech he told what was
false. Flood rushed across the cham cham-ber
ber cham-ber but was stopped by the door door-keepr
keepr door-keepr arid several members. After
order had-been restored Walsh apolo apolo-gized.
gized. apolo-gized. A FOOL RESOLUTION
Washington, 'March 4.- -The House
' early today adopted a resolution ex expressing,
pressing, expressing, the hope that the peace con conference
ference conference would "favorably consider
the claims of Ireland-to the right of
, self -determination!" The resolution
goes to the Senate, where it is con
sidered improbable any action will be

taken before adjournment.
TICS POLI-TICS Washington, March 4.Congress
adjourned at noon in the midst of a
republican filibuster in the Senate
that killed a long list of important
measures. Among the bills that fail failed
ed failed was the one for the appropriation
of seven hundred and fifty million
dollars for the railroad administration
" and without which some of the ad administration
ministration administration leaders' say the, railroads
must be returned to the owners be before
fore before the middle of April.
The big bills that failed include
both the army and navy appropriation
t y measure.

V T Just before adjournment the presi presi-dent
dent presi-dent authorized final notice to the re republicans
publicans republicans that their efforts to force
an immediate extra session .had fail
ed and that he was unshaken' in his
determination not to call Congress
.in extra session until his sWork" was
done at the peace conference.
Washington, March 4. The Sixty
fifth or great war Congress passed
into history today with final taps of
the gavel by Vice-President Marshall
and Speaker Clark at noon. Failure
of scores of important bills gave
promise of early convening after the
return of .President Wilson from
France for reconstruction legislation
of the new Congress in extraordinary
session, in which control passes from
the democratic party tothe republi
cans. i
Unusual scenes of confusion in the
final rush to complete its work ac
companied the closing hours oS Con
gress, m which President Wilson, just
back from France in his room off the
Senate chamber, hastily signed many
last-moment measures.
Stupendous was the record of the
Congress, which carried the nation
into and through the war and which
had been in almost continuous session
since it was called by President Wil
son into extraordinary; session April
2, 1917, to declare war against Ger Germany.
many. Germany. It appropriated about $60, $60,-000,000,000,
000,000,000, $60,-000,000,000, authorized $25,000,000,000
in bonds and enacted countless meas measures
ures measures for prosecuting the war and of
domestic import. The new Congress
will take up the limitless task of re-

construction problems, ratification of
Uhe peace treaty and other vital ques-
'i .1 ti a iv
tions,Drobably immedf lately after the I
return of President Wilson from "his
second visit to France.
Special features of the Sixty-fifth
Congress were many addressed by
President Wilson, including those
recommending war with Germany
and Austria, that of Jan. 8, 97,
enunciating his famous fourteen prin principles
ciples principles of peace, and those endorsing
woman suffrage and announcing the
armistice terms imposed upon Ger Germany
many Germany last November. :
There were three sessions of the
Congress. The first extra session
met April 2, 1917, following shortly
after the turbulent and successful
Senate filibuster on the administra administration
tion administration armed ship bill which marked the
close of the Sixty-fourth Congress.
The dramaticnjght address of Presi President
dent President Wilson to urge war with Ger Germany,
many, Germany, .which was promptly declared,
marked the opening of the extra ses session,
sion, session, called but a few weeks after the
president's inauguration 'for sl second
term. The session closed October 6,
1917, lasting 188 days. The second
session- lasting 354 days and the!
longest in the history of American
government began Dec. 3, 1917, and
adjourned November 21. last. The
third and final session which ended
today began Dec. 2 last, and was the
statutory short session of 93 days. ;
Substantial democratic majorities
in both Senate and House since Pres President
ident President Wilson's inauguration six years
ago now have passed. In the new
Congress, the Senate will have 49 re republicans
publicans republicans and 47 democrats and the
House 238 republicans and 193 demo-j
crats, one socialist, two independents
and one prohibitionist.
" ,Many veterans in both houses retir
ed with today's adjournment. In the
Senate these included Senators Sauls-
bury of Delaware, president pro tem
pore; Lewis of Illinois, democratic
whip; Shafroth of Colorado; Thomp.
son of Kansas; Hardwick of Georgia;
Hollis of New Hampshire, and Varda Varda-man
man Varda-man of Mississippi; Goff of West
Virginia, Smith of Michigan and
Weeks of Massachusetts. Among the
prominent representatives whose ser
vices ended were Miss Jeannette Ran Rankin
kin Rankin of Montana, the first woman elect
ed to the House; Meyer London of
New York, socialist; Swager Sherley
of Kentucky, chairman of the appro appropriations
priations appropriations committee; Hayes. Califor California;
nia; California; Keating, Colorado; Powers of
Kentucky; Foster, Illinois; Cox, Barn Barn-hart
hart Barn-hart and Dixon' of Indiana: Miller,
Minnesota; Borland, Missouri; Par
ker, New Jersey; Gordon, Ohio; Farr,
Pennsylvania; O'Shaunessy, Rhode
Island; Slayderi, Gregg and Dies,
Texas; and Cooper and Stafford of
New members of the next Congress
include Senators-elect' Harrison, Mis Mississippi;
sissippi; Mississippi; .Harris, Georgia; Stanley,
Kentucky; Capper, Kansas; Edge,
New Jersey; Elkins, West 'Virginia;
McCormick, Illinois; Newberry, Mich
igan, and Walsh, Massachusetts.
Partisan politics, although it caus caused
ed caused the mandate for change from dem democratic
ocratic democratic to republican control of Con Congress,
gress, Congress, was largely buried during the
war period, war measures being has hastily
tily hastily rushed through with big bi-partisan
majorities. Many acute contro controversies,
versies, controversies, however, marked the Con Congress.
gress. Congress. Among them were the 1917 1917-118
118 1917-118 question of war efficiency, de developed
veloped developed from an investigation of the
Senate military committee and reach reaching
ing reaching a climax in the dispute between
President Wilson and Senator Cham Chamberlain
berlain Chamberlain of Oregon, chairman of the
committee. Others involved the league
oi nations, tne overman bill conferring-unlimited
authority on the
president to reorganize government
departments, government control of
railroads and the food control act.
During the first session of the Con
gress, devoted largely to prosecution
"of the war, among the important
measures passed were:
The war "declaration against Ger Germany,
many, Germany, signed April 6, 1917; the -selective
draft act; the law for seizure
of interned German ships; the war
risk insurance bureau act; the first
war revenue bill; the food and fuel
control law; the daylight saving
measure; the initial and record record-breaking
breaking record-breaking aviation appropriation of

Mil bHIlo

Suggests that Government Buy
Florida Land for Soldiers

Washington, March 4. Governors
and mayors, meeting yesterday in the
White House to discuss alleviation of
unemployment, heard President Wil Wilson
son Wilson in a brief address emphasize the
principle that governments should
serve in the interests 'of the common
e' Ixl this spirit he urged that
the federal, state and local govern
ments work together "in steadying
and easing and facilitating the whole
labor processes of the United States."
After listening to addresses by Sec Secretaries
retaries Secretaries Wilson, Baker and Daniels,
the governors undertook to report in
turn on unemployment in their re respective
spective respective states. A majority declared
there were not enough men out of
work in their; communities to justify
serious apprehension, although alLad alLad-vocated
vocated alLad-vocated immediate action by state,
county and city governments to pro promote
mote promote roadbuilding and other public
works, as a. buffer teservoir of em employment
ployment employment while soldiers are being
discharged and war industries are
Governor Catts of Florida said his
state was "coming into her own with
a million and, a half tourists every
year," and added that Florida was
much interested in Secretary of the
Interior Lane's bill for- reclaiming
swamp and waste lands. He suggested-
the government buy 1,500,000 acres
of Florida land on which to settle re returning
turning returning soldiers and declared Florida
could use 2,000.000 laborers in or orange,
ange, orange, truck and fishing industries.
(Associated Press)
New York, March 4.--Stocks broke
sharply when it became known in
Wall street that Congress had ad adjourned
journed adjourned -without acting on the railroad
revolving fund. Investment railroad
stocks lost from one to three points.
Ajl members of the home economic
committee of the Woman's Club are
urgently requested to meet at the
club house Wednesday afternoon f at
3:30 o'clock.
$640,000,000; the trading with the en enemy
emy enemy act; and measures providing for
soldiers and sailors insurance ami
protection of their civil rights- at
Outstanding measures of the sec-
ond, long session, were:
The Austrian war declaration; the
national prohibition resolution; the
Webb export trade act; the alien
property custodian bill; the laws for
government control of railroads, tele telegraphs,
graphs, telegraphs, telephones," cables and radio
utilities; the second draft law; the
war finance corporation act and the
Overman reorganization bill.
During the last session, completion
of the $6000,000,000. revenue bill was
the chief ; accomplishment in addition
to the application of the wheat guar guarantee
antee guarantee bill and authorization of the
seVen-billion dollar loan in short term
notes. w.V N :
Woman suffrage was a much much-debateoT
debateoT much-debateoT topic, but was defeated in the
Senate last month,- 55 to 29, lacking
the necessary two-thirds by a margin
of one vote, after the resolution pro
posing submission fof an equal suf suffrage
frage suffrage amendment to the constitution
had been adopted by the House on
Jan 10, 1917. by a vote of 274 to 136.
The campaign for its adoption will bt:
renewed in the new. Congress. 4
Investigations by both Senate anq
House committees were numerous
throughout the three sessions. Among
these were the inquiry into disloyalty,
charges against Senator LaFollette of
Wisconsin, which .recently ended in a
vote dismissing the charges..y Other
important inquiries, in addition to the
Senate military committee's general
army investigation, were those into
radical, pro-German and brewers' pro propaganda,
paganda, propaganda, activities of the National
Security League, regulation of the
meat industry; the railroad question;
the coal and sugar condition; the Ford
and Newberry senatorial election con contest
test contest fromMichigan, and the Hog Isl Island
and Island shipbuilding enterprise.
. The Senate confirmed thousands of
nominations. It ratified treaties for
acquisition of the Virgin IslandsT for
reciprocal drafting of aliens and sev several
eral several commercial and arbitration treat treaties.
ies. treaties. Despite the support of President
Wilson, the $25,000,000 Colombia
treaty again failed.


. (Associated Press!
Washington, March 4. Upon the
adjournment of Congress with impor important
tant important legislation killed by the republi republican
can republican Senate filibuster, the president
issued a statement declaring "a group
of men in the Senate have deliberate deliberately
ly deliberately chosen to embarrass the adminis administration
tration administration of the government end to im imperil
peril imperil the financial ; interests of the
railroad system of j the country."
New York, March 4. The president
will sail for France on the George
Washington 8:15 a. m. tomorrow, it
was announced today
(Associated Press)
. Archangel, Monday, March 3. (By
the Associated Press.) The Bolshe Bolshe-viki
viki Bolshe-viki continue tonress the offensive
against Allied and American troops
south of Archangel. The Allies have(
evacuated the village of ;Vevsievkawa,
according to a report received here.
N Mr. Hibbert Weathers, who has
been visiting his parents in the city
for a short time, stated this morning
that he was glad to see the Oakland
Sensible Six coming to Ocala. Mr.
Weathers stated that he and his
partner, Mr. W. W. Oridge, would
open an Oakland agency in Greens Greensboro,
boro, Greensboro, N. C, between the 20th and 1st
of April.
.1 .1. i
Today: Clara Kimball Young and
her own company in "The Claw."
Wednesday: Peggy Hyland
Caught in the Act."
Thursday: Douglas Fairbanks
"A Modern Musketeer."
Friday: "Kitty Gordon in "A Man
darin's Gold."
Saturday: Edith Roberts in "Set
The Maxwell agency unloaded to
day four more of the big. worm gear
Maxwell trucks with drivers' cabs
. ...
and windshields. This makes tne
fourth load or sixteen of hese pop
ular trucks handled by the Ocala
agency for Maxwell cars and trucks
in the past few months.
Group advertising by dealers has"
fallen off this year, by comparison
With some others, it would seem, but
the Kansas City Motor Car -Dealers
Association set a splendid example
this week in its full-page newspaper
campaign under the striking head
line, "There Is Going to Be a Motor
Car Shortage." "There are three buy
ers for every motor car and motor
truck that can be built in J919." said
the convincing argument in part.
" .- the demand is growing
as never befo re. More money is cir cir-culatiner
culatiner cir-culatiner than ever before. Look well
into your own motor needs today and
act." The campaign plan is a good one
foi dealers everywhere, the warning
of shortage timely and appealing-.
This will be found a good way to par participate
ticipate participate in the "Buy It Now" cam campaign.
paign. campaign. Automobile Topics.
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 the shoulders,
at our factory.
4-lf Ocala Ice & Parking Co.



Republican Senators Supported
Lodge in a. Disgraceful

Washington, March 4.-;-Senator
Lodge of Massachusetts, the republi-i
can leader, introduced a resolution
late last night proposing that the
Senate go on record as opposing the
approval of the constitution of the
league of nations as now drawn, and
favoring the immediate conclusion of
peace with Germany without waiting
the working out of the league plan.
1 Senator Lodge requested unani unanimous
mous unanimous consent for immediate consid consideration
eration consideration of the resolution, but Senator
Martin, democratic leader, and Sena Senator
tor Senator Swanson, both of Virginia, joined
in simultaneous objection and the
resolution went over under the rules.
Unable to obtain consideration of
his measure. Senator Lodge read the
names of thirty-seyen members of the
next Senate, which will consider the
peace treaty, who, the minority leader
said, would favor his resolution.
The move by the republican leader
came as a surprise, to many of the
democratic senators, but a few of
them had been advised of it in ad advance.
vance. advance. On the list read by Mr. Lodge were
the names of several republican senators-elect.
The total of thirty-seven
is more than one-third of the niem niem-bership,
bership, niem-bership, or enough to defeat ratifica ratification
tion ratification of the peace treaty, for which a
two-thirds vote is required. A few
senators whose names were not on the
list, Mr. Lodge said, also had advised
him of their support of his resolution.
Yesterday Mr. Harry Whittington
sold his interest in the crrocery and
market business known as the Maih
Street Market to Mr. Walter Marsh,
his partner, who will conduct the bus
iness. Mr. .Whittington will take his
family to Georgia in a few days to
visit his old home for the first time in
many years, and on his return will
again. engage in some kind of business
in Ocala.
Marion Camp No. 56, U. C. V., met
March 4th, 1919, with Commander W.
E. McGahagin in the chair.
Prayer by Chaplain Folks.
The following comrades answered
to roll call: Alfred Ayer, J. A. Carl Carlton,
ton, Carlton, R. A. Carlton, W. J. Folks, L. M.
Graham, A. R. Griffin, F. E. Harris,
W. E. McGahagin, Col. John M. Mar Martin,
tin, Martin, B. H. Norris, J. W. Nance, C. C.
Priest, W. M. Richardson, "James
Sims, J. D. Williams, R. J. Evans.
Minutes of last meeting read and
Comrade J. D. Gibson from St.
Louis, Mo., met with the camp.
The papers are requested to publish
Col. L. B-Hickman' memorial.
The pension question was discussed
at length' by the camp. Mr. W. J.
Folks was instructed by the camp to
try and pass a law to the effect that
no pensioner can draw a pension "who
is not a member of some camp of
veterans. Alfred Ayer, Adjt.
The Fannie R. Gary Missionary So Society
ciety Society of the Baptist church will, obr
serve this week as a week of prayer
for home missions and a meeting will
be held every afternoon at some
member's home.
The first of these meetings was at
the home of Mrs. J. I. Ferguson at
3:30 o'clock this afternoon, with Mrs.
Robert Marsh leading. Mission work
in Cuba was discussed. It was found
that the first Baptist mission work in
Cuba was begun by Florida Baptists.
Tuesday afternoon the meeting will
be at the home of Mrs. J. Y. Purvis,
with Mrs. Lanier Robertson leading.
Wednesday, at the church at the
regular prayer meeting hour, when
Baptist war work will, be discussed.
Some returned soldiers will speak.
Thursday, at the home of Mrs
Peoples, Mrs.. Rogers leading.
Friday at Mrs. Duval's home, Mrs.
Adams leading, when young people
and personal service will be discussed.
All ladies of the church and visitors
are cordially invited to attend these
W. K. Lane, SI. D, Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Boildiag, Ocala,


Spartacan and Communists in Ger Ger-many
many Ger-many Issue a Call for a"
General Strike
Berlin, Monday, March 3. (By the
Associated Press.) The national
Spartacus league and greater Berlin
communists' organization Mas issued
an appeal for an immediate general
strike and overthrow of the national
assembly of the present republic.
Copenhagen, March 4. The crowds
forced their way into the police sta.
tions in Berlin Monday night, disarm disarmed
ed disarmed the police and cut the telephone
wires, according to a Berlin telegram.
Copenhagen, March 4 The Sparta Sparta-can
can Sparta-can proposal to declare a strike was
adopted by the workers council in
Berlin Monday, after a stormy meet meeting.
ing. meeting. There was a bare majority in
favor of the plan, says a Berlin dis-'
Paris, March 4. Bavarian troops
opposed to the radical Munich gov government
ernment government are marching on the city ac according
cording according to a Zurich dispatch.
""There will be a meeting of the
literature committee of the Woman's
Club Wednesday afternoon at the club
Mrs. Lester Warner, Chmn.
Mrs. Harry Walters entertained the
Wednesday afternoon bridge club this
afternoon at her home on Oklawaha
avenue. The prevalent motif of spring
was emphasized in the house; the
whole lower floor being profusely dec decorated
orated decorated with yellow jessamine. Only -two
tables of pfayers 'were present,
but several ladies joined the players
for refreshments. The hostess, as-
sisted by her mother, Mrs.' T. H.
Johnson,- served dainty refreshments
consisting of a salad course with
wafers, sandwiches and hot chocolate.
Tc the visitor holding the highest
score was given a cloisonne flower
pin, while the club prize was a hand handsome
some handsome deck of cards. Those who were
invited to enjoy the afternoon with
the club were Mrs. Futch, Mrs. Logan,
Mrs. S. T. Sistrunk, Mrs. Tom Pas Pasteur
teur Pasteur and Miss Herriot of South Caro
Mrs. Jack Thomson received a 'tet 'tetter
ter 'tetter tody dated February 11th, from
her brother-in-law, Sir. George
Thomson, stating that Jack had just
arrived at the home of his mother at
New Castle-on-Tyne, where he will
visit for several weeks. While there
he is visiting other points of inter interest
est interest around which are the associations
of his boyhood days. He expects to
visit his aged grandmother in the
north of Scotland before leaving Brit British
ish British territory. Jack? reports himself
in the "pink of condition" but does
not say when he expects to return
Mrs. Lynns of Cincinnati, who for
the past few days has been the guest
cf Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Troxler, ex expects
pects expects to leave today for her home.
Mrs. Lynns has been spending the
winter in St. Petersburg and stopped
in Ocala for a short visit en route
home. k
The Woman's Club will be open
tomorrow afternoon from three to six
o'clock. There will be games for" all
who care to indulge and 'Mrs. Lester
Lucas will furnish music. All mem members
bers members are urged to come, while all vis visitors
itors visitors in the city will be cordially
A new, shipment of Dr. Edison's
Cushion Sole and "Ezall" Arch Pro Protecting
tecting Protecting Shoes for ladies just received

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iticians try to make them out. is a
malicious lie. The average American
officer had a' good foundation of com common
mon common sense, on top of which his train training
ing training taught him to be just to the pri private
vate private soldier. We have heard very
little complaint from returning sol soldiers
diers soldiers about their officers or their
treatment, and .while they had a great
deal of danger and hardship their
prevailing, sentiment is more pride
that they went thru it than anything
else. The people had better be very
careful how they believe the stories
told by the stay-at-homes"about what
happened in the army.


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The woods gleam with dogwood
blossoms and glitter with the yellow
jessamine. ;
We favor representative government,-
not because it is best, but be because
cause because all other forms of government
are worse. v"v ';'--."')

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We are afraid that what little good
there is in Germany will be smother smothered
ed smothered between the ,Spartacans and the
imperialists. s
We have studied the income tax
instructions, but do not see any men mention
tion mention made of one's winnings. in a
poker game.
Premier Orlando says Italy intends
to keep Fiume, and it's the Star's
opinion that- Italy would be foolish to
give up that important port.
Unless the legislature has the cour courage
age courage to tax worthless dogs out of ex existence,
istence, existence, -then the Florida sheep indus industry
try industry will have a mighty poor show.
It may be -a good plan to ship un undesirable
desirable undesirable aliens back to their own
countries, but to put them tqwork
building our much-needed roads would
be better.
The South Florida Fair at Tampa
has paid its expenses and has $19,000
left, which it will' use in preparing for
the next fair. That is a new feature
in Florida fairs.

Readers of the Saturday Evening
Post will regret to learn of the death
of the humorous writer, Chas.'E. Van
Loan, who" died-' at Abingdon, Pa.,
Sunday. Van Loan's stories were the
delight"of his readers.
LaFollette, who by the graced and to

the disgrace, of his republican col

leagues, retains his seat in the Sen

ate, made a three-hour speech Sunday

morning, in an attempted filibuster
against the victory loan bill. V
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One of Germany's aims in the war

was to wrest India from British in

fluence.' Now; the British are plan planning
ning planning to .colonize some "of India's su superfluous
perfluous superfluous millions in the wde and
healthful spaces 1 of German East

Africa.- '.''V.

Paderewski cannot understand why

America objects to Poland, surround

ed by enemies, mantaining' an army.
Paddy may be sure that the objection

comes only from that tribe of Ameri

cans briefly and accurately described

as damphools.

The average newspaper reader will
notice that in the past few weeks

there has been much complaint of

army discipline and war department

methods, conditions of camps and

hospitals, etc., etc. There is probably
some foundation for some of the com complaints,
plaints, complaints, hut there .is so much pro-

Hun and Bolshevik propaganda float floating
ing floating around that it will be well for the
people to be very slow to believe any
of it. There were almost four "mill "million
ion "million officers and men in the American
army arid navy, and it was inevitable
that some were, going to be treated
with injustice J but that our officers
were a bunch of petty tyrants, as" the
Bolsheviki and a certain class of pol-

When we read with joy a few

months ago the dispatches that told
that the British army had recaptured

Mount Kemmel, and t started on the
victorious drive that never stopped
until the Huns bawled for an armis armistice,
tice, armistice, we did not know that an Amer American
ican American brigade commanded by our pre premier
mier premier Florida soldier was in the van.
In that great drive, the 27th Ameri American
can American division, commanded by General
OHyan, had full share, and the hard hardest
est hardest part of the fighting was done by
the 53rd Brigade, consisting of the
105th and 106th Infantry and the
105th Machine Gun Battalion: The
53rd Brigade 'was commanded by
Brigadier General Albert H. Bland Bland-ing;
ing; Bland-ing; formerly colonel j of the Second
Florida Infantry. The' 53rd was made
up mostly from the New York Na National
tional National Guard. It had a great part in
retaking Mount Kemmel, for which
the Germans paid in thousands of
their best men a few months before,
and in the defense "of which hundreds
of gallant French and British, sol soldiers
diers soldiers lost their lives, one French de detachment
tachment detachment holding its ground on top
of the hill until every man in it died.
The 53rd took 8200, men into that

battle, and when it was sent back to
Amiens for a rest two months later
it was only '2800 strong. General
Blanding was highly praised by the
British as welj as by the Americans.
It will be remembered that when he
came backlfrom the border two years
ago a bunch of yellowbacked Florida
politicians tried "to have him dismiss dismissed
ed dismissed from the service, and might have
done so if the war department had not
recognized his merit.
The high price of meat causes the
people to be very sympathetic with
any criticism of the big packing firms.
Decent meat is getting out of reach

of the poorer class of people in the
cities, and even those in better cir

cumstances find paying for it a heavy

burden. Of course, plans are being
advanced to "relieve" -the situation,
one of them being government con control
trol control of the meat industry.:' Before we
take over any more industries, we
had : better take notice of what gov government
ernment government control of railroads and tele telegraph'
graph' telegraph' lines has done to us. It has
raised prices and lowered service. The
United States would have been in a
bad fix when it went into the war
without' the large and scientifically
organized meat industry. It could not,
in fact, have 'fed its army and navy.
And while you are criticising the big
profits the packers make, just remem remember
ber remember that those profits are doing their
full share in paying taxes. If, for in instance,
stance, instance, some' packer is making a mill million
ion million dollars a year over his expenses,
he is paying more on the govern
ment expenses than half a million
men; who are making a profit of a
thousand apiece. That seems like a
staggering statement, but it is the un unbiased
biased unbiased truth.' r

Congressman Julius Kalm of Cali California,
fornia, California, ranking republican member of
the- House military committee is go going
ing going to Europe, to study" military con conditions
ditions conditions there,; with., a' view to helping
shape the 'future military policy of
America. Mr. Eahn was born in Ger Germany,
many, Germany, 'but has proven himself a gen genuine
uine genuine American. He was of the great greatest
est greatest help, in carrying on our military
affairs, and tho' a republican was as
much help to the administration dur during
ing during the war as any democratand
much more than many. His investi investigations
gations investigations will probably be of great
value. Mr. Kahn now favors a small
standing army and six months mili military
tary military instruction for all -able-bodied
males. : ;
The ; French and Armenians are
anxious to have the United States ap appointed
pointed appointed mandatory for the new Ar Armenian
menian Armenian nation, which, will .be created
by the peace conference. The duties of
America would be to administer the
foreign 'affairs of the Armenians and
to aid them in framing their local
government, arid to continue in" this
office until the hew nation is able to
stand alone. Very much like what we
did for Cuba. It would be no expense
to the United States, it would be an
honorable duty and the Star thinks
America should accept it.
A friend of ours having informed
us that he had noticed that 'a certain
pretty girl's' nose was beginning to
look like it was cut out of tinted
marble, we consulted a druggist and
found -that all face powders have a
mineral foundation. TTjey stop up
the pores of the skin and give it a
slick, mica-like appearance. This and
the other fact of the confirmed prac practice
tice practice of the female of the species to
powder her nose every few minutes
causes us to fear that in a few gen generations
erations generations more the ladies of civiliza civilization
tion civilization will; be t wearing stone beaks.
The fact has come to light that, in
the Chicago convention of 1912 the
spoilsmen element of the republican
party in the South offered to Theo Theodore
dore Theodore Roosevelt enough' votes to eive

him the "nomination--the offer being
made on condition that Mr. .Roosevelt

vfould allow the old system of distri distributing
buting distributing federal patronage in the South
tc continue ; if he was elected. And
he refused. Roosevelt was a much
better friend to the South than many
northern democratic "statesmen."
Chaplain Ayers says that Brest ha
proven a healthful camp' in spite of
the fact that 2000 soldiers have died
ther. We should. think that a camp
would have to be very healthy indeed
to remain healthy in spite of such a
death rate.
Nine peaceful Americans, attend attending
ing attending to their own business, were mur murdered
dered murdered in Mexico last year. Not even
an empty remonstrance from our
government. By such methods we
strive to win the confidence of our
Latin-American neighbors.
Senator Sherman of Illinois used up
some of the little remaining time of
the Senate in criticising Wilson's ef efforts
forts efforts in behalf of the league of na nations.
tions. nations. Senator Sherman's criticism
was "so obviously unfair that it will
help Wilson with all except those who
are rankly prejudiced.
Marse Henry Watterson is using
some of. the little remaining fuel of
his life in trying to roast Wilson. We
have observed Marse Henry's writ writings
ings writings for something over thirty years
and have come to the conclusion that
the only sort of a statesman that
suits Marse Henry is a statesman
that Marse Henry can boss.
Don't know wnether you have notic noticed
ed noticed it or not, but our Florida senators
and representatives have taken up no
time spouting about the league of
nations, discussion of which in this
Congress has been useless and dila
tory. Our representatives in Wash Washington
ington Washington have attended to the nation's
immediate business.

Since the United States and Great
Britain don't want-the German war warships,
ships, warships, why not let the French and
Italians have them ? Seems like we
can' afford to trust our Allies. If the
German "ships were divided between
France and Italy, either nation would
be weaker on the sea than Great Brit
ain and not strong enough to worry

Herbert Hoover has been appointed
by President Wilson as director gen general
eral general of the American relief adminis administration
tration administration created under the new $100, $100,-000,000
000,000 $100,-000,000 European amine relief bill
with full authority to direct the fur furnishing
nishing furnishing of foodstuffs and other urg urgent
ent urgent supplies purchased out of the re relief
lief relief fund and to arrange for their
transportation, distribution and ad administration.
ministration. administration. .'

It's, the Star's opinion that the Al Allies
lies Allies will, make a great mistake if they
try to impose an agreement not to
use the submarine in warfare. If
such an agreement is made, honorable
nations will keep it. but dishonorable
ones won't. A nation like Germany
can build submarines in secret,, and
could then half ruin the world before
other countries could do anything to
check the destruction, America and
Great Britain in particular should in insist
sist insist on 1 keeping" the submarine
branches' of their navies.


Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday. It is,
the beginning of Lent, which stands
for the consciousness of sin. which
comes to a man from contrasting his

conduct Tvith what' God requires of
him. This vision of divine require

ments has uplifting power. It sets
before men a standard of obligation
which, while it abases them, stirs .up
hrthem redeeming forces and regen regenerated
erated regenerated aspirations. The man of the
world is a pessimist at heart. He has
little faith in the capacities of human

nature. "I am as good as my neigh

bor," he says. "I admit that I am not

perfect, or making any serious efforts

ta be perfect, but why should I? I am
as decent as the people about me. I

conform to the requirements of the

society in which I liver Why isn't
that enough?"

But the maivwho judges himself

by what God requires of him is an
optimist jar heart. He believes in the
capacities of goodness which are to
be found in liuman nature. He be believes
lieves believes that men should try ; to be as
good as God requires. Jesus believed
thati He came to convince the world
of sin. We no longer dare measure
ourselves by the standards set by so society.
ciety. society. We must measure ourselves

by the standards and the expectations

which: he set forth and which in life
as well as doctrine, he fulfilled. The
man of the world being a pessimist at
heart, evades the responsibility. It

appalls him with the realization of

contrast. It awakens in him a deep
and humiliating consciousness of sin.
Bat"' out of this humiliation and re re-pentence,
pentence, re-pentence, he emerges purified, and
upon all his future living there, is a
strange, mysterious vitality; the
beauty of holiness rests upon' him,
and he walks in newness of life.
- Faith.

. We are now prepared Jo do all
kinds of cleaning and pressing at the
pld ".Clayton stand on Oklawaha ave avenue.
nue. avenue. We make a specialty of ladies'
suits. Will, call for and deliver work

t free to any part of the city. Phone 1&

tf A. O. SMITH, Prop.
Chocolate Covered Brazil Nuts.

"Jacob's the best on the market. Anti Anti-Monopoly
Monopoly Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 3-6t


Tire Service Station.




OCALA, FLA., March 4th, 1919.
To Automobile Owners:
' We will beopen for business on Wednesday, March
5th, in our handsomely exquipped store in the Ocala
: House Block, corner of Main street and Ocklawaha avenue
We have a complete equipment of the most modern machin machin-ery,
ery, machin-ery, obtainable for Tire and Tube repair work. Among our.
equipment is the Anderson Vulcanlser. ,The pressure ob
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tained on the repair point with this machine equals
several tons which accounts for its excellent work and
lasting results.
Our Mr. Altman is an experts in. the methods used
by the United State's Army on their tire equipmeqt and
by large tire concerns iti the country, and will guaran guarantee
tee guarantee .satisfaction on all work entrusted to him.
A complete service station will be maintained
for the convenience of our patrons; free air; free in inspection;,
spection;, inspection;, and free changes of jfclres. Gas, oil, greases,
tires, tubes and accessories will be carried. Crown
Gasolene, Mobiloils, Pennsylvania Tires and Tubes will
be some of our leaders.
We. ask for a 'Share of. the patronage of the auto
owners in this part of the state, based on honest goods
. -i
and first class service. Come in and see us.
-1 ...
j Respectfully,
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words, and under fif fifty,
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This rate is for consecutive
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the mnth. Try them out.
If you want real foot comfort wear
Dr Scholl's "Right and Left" Socks.
For sale only at Little's Shoe Par Parlor.
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If you have any society items,
please phone One-Two-One (121).
The last of the large pre-Lenten
card parties was given yesterday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon at the home of Mrs. B. A.
Weathers on Pine street, when she en entertained
tertained entertained in honor of her daughter,
Mrs. Hibbert Weathers, who is her
guest. The house was profusely dec decorated
orated decorated with yellow jessamine and on
the ten tables which were placed in
the music, living and dining rooms
and large hall were vases of differ different
ent different kinds of flowers, violets, Cherokee
-roses, yellow jessamine, plum blos
soms, sweet peas and dogwood. To
the guests were given score cards to
which were tied sprays of the same
flowers, four of each variety, by
which the guests finally located their
partners and tables. The guests were
presented to the hohoree, Mrs. Hib Hibbert
bert Hibbert Weathers, by their hostess, Mrs.
Weathers, who most graciously greet greeted
ed greeted them in the hall. After a few
moments of pleasant chat the players
dispersed to the several rooms, where
the games were played and a most
pleasant afternoon followed. Mrs.
Weathers was assisted in entertaining
by her daughter, Mrs. Stephen Jew Jew-ett,
ett, Jew-ett, and her niece, Mrs. Vernie Stev Stevens
ens Stevens of Lakeland and Miss Emily
Stotesbury. After five rounds of auc
tion the prizes were awarded and to
Mrs. Hibbert Weathers as guest of
the hostess was presented a beautiful
quill pen, to Miss Adela Ax as holder
of the highest score was also giver
a quill pen and to Mrs., Albert Gerig,
the consolation prize, a most useful
and attractive memorandum pad. At
the conclusion of the games refresh refreshments
ments refreshments were served consisting of two
courses, salad and wafers with coffee
and cake and cream served as snow snowballs,
balls, snowballs, carrying out the idea of spring.
The friends who enjoyed the pleasure
of meeting Mrs. Hibbert Weathers
and the hospitality of Mrs. Weath Weathers
ers Weathers were: Mrs. W. W. Harris, Mrs.
Annie Van Deman, Mrs. R.L. Ander Anderson,
son, Anderson, Mrs. R. C. Camp, Mrs. Christian
Ax, Mrs. Anna Holder, Mrs. CI S.
Cullen, Mrs. R. A. Burford Jr., Mrs.
E. L. Carney, Mrs. Clifford Ayer, Mrs.
Charles Chazal, Mrs.-C. L. Gamsby,
Mrs. D. S. Woodrow, Mrs. "Henry
Bowley, Mrs. Mills-Price, Mrs. C. H.
Lloyd, Mrs. A. E. Gerig, Mrs. John
Taylor, Mrs. L. R. Chazal, Mrs N.
Hickman, Mrs. Harvey Clark, Mrs.
Logan, Mrs. Jack Camp, Mrs. Nor Norman
man Norman Kirk, Mrs. Herbert Ford, Mrs.
Walter Hood, Mrs. S. T. Sistrunk,
Mrs. George Mac Kay, Mrs. D. E. Mc Mc-Iver,
Iver, Mc-Iver, Mrs. William Hocker, Mrs. II.
Harold, Mrs. Frank Drake, Mrs. E. T.
Helvenston, Mrs. E. J. Crook, Mrs. E.
G' Peek, Mrs. Frederick Hocker and
Misses Emily Stotesbury, Emily Ev Evans,
ans, Evans, Adela Ax, Tillie Pasteur, Caro Caroline
line Caroline Harriss, Adele Bittinger, Abbie
Munroe, ; Miss Kirkby and Miss; Coni Coni-bear.
bear. Coni-bear. v
Dr. S. H. Blitch was in the city last
night, bringing Rev. Buriyan Steph Stephens
ens Stephens and family over from Blitchtonj
where they have .had a two weeks'
vacation. Mr. Stephens is going to
Arcadia, to take charge of the Y. M.
C. A. work there, while Mrs. Steph Stephens
ens Stephens and McClure will go' for a visit
to relatives in Shelbyville, Ky.
Big shipment of JACOB'S CAN CANDIES,
DIES, CANDIES, "Made Last Night," just re received
ceived received 1 by express at AntirMonopoly
Drug Store. 3-6t
His?-Ocala friends, which is every everybody,
body, everybody, are glad to see the genial smile
and feel the hearty handclasp of Mar
cus Frank. Mr. Frank arrived from
New York this morning and will re
main with us a week. He is having a
prosperous time in New York, but is
glad to have a vacation in Ocala.
Viola Dana certainly had the crowd
at the Temple interested in her ad
ventures while "Opportunity" was
seeking her last night. The picture
was simon-pure humor with a spicy
dash of adventure. Beautiful and
talented Clara Kimball Young will
appear in "The Claw" this evening,.
v ; it
Another-shipment of Nunnally's,
"The Candy of the South," in today.
We always have it fresh is the reason
we sell somuch of it. Come and get
yours at Gerig's Drug Store. tf
Sheriff Galloway, was cheered up
theother day by a letter from his old
est son, Sergeant Roy Galloway, with
the A. E. F. Roy, who is a" general
favorite in Ocala, is in the signal
branch of the service, and is helping
to keep the watch on the Rhine.
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Mustin and little Frank are glad to
see them in Ocala this week. Mr.
Mustin is in business in Titusville,
and with his wife and little boy are
taking a brief 'vacation with relatives
and friends in this city.
A new and absolutely Complete line
of Dr. Scholl's foot comfort appli
ances now ready. M. M. Little, Prac Prac-tipedist,
tipedist, Prac-tipedist, at Little's Shoe Parlor, Com
mercial Bank building. 7-tf
: Sir. and Mrs. NatJian Mayo are
home from a trip dowh the East Coast
as far as Key West. They say the
East Coast is crowded with tourists,
and the people' down that way are
coming Florida sunshine into gold.
Miss Effie Demetrie, who with her
family are now making their home it it-Charleston,
Charleston, it-Charleston, is the welcome guest of
Ocala friends for a few days.


(By a Lady Contributor)
A woman who is pretty and does
not know it is like an uncooked steak.
Let your slogan be "plant a citrus
tree." It should be the duty and priv privilege
ilege privilege of every citizen of Marion coun
ty for the next few years at least.
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We are glad the social status of
Ocala is not regulated by the same
standard that fixes the income tax.
While the "deaf and the blind" of
the masculine gender abideth, we no notice
tice notice that some jpf them (when they
think no one is' looking) are keenly
alert to the beauties of the spring spring-lime
lime spring-lime so extravagantly and tempting
ly displayed in the various shop
windows of the city. The Easter bills,
we opine, will rentier an awakening
sufficient to the least of them that try
to camouflage.'
Aunt Patty "done tole us" dat
Uncle Buck is sure busy with his
fishin' tackle these days, "an he done
found' a new cistern to get bait
We wish tight skirts had never
come into fashion. We don't see the
consistency of them "nohow." Be Before
fore Before they became the style, mission missionaries
aries missionaries could go to China to see that
the feet of the little Chinese girls
were unbound so they could walk. Now
their sins are visited upon us, and
nobody can walk decently. However,
the comedy of the' thing somewhat
relieves the strain.
For a dull' evening there's nothing
so stimulating as a perusal of the
small advertisements in the Ocala
Evening Star. I culled the following
few days since: "Lost, December
26, pair trousers going from Dr.
Smith's" on South Second street down
to Hunter's Cafe. Reward, if called
for at Editor Ben jamin's office.
(Wasn't anybody in the trousers.-
Old eae: "Laueh and the world
laughs with you," but snore, and you
gc it alone.
.A gentleman, having recently had
the good fortune to sell almost all of
his worldly possessions, said to his
wife the other day: "Sissie, you know
I .want to go down town mighty bad.
But do you 'spose I'd better risk it?
Somebody might want to buy my
paiTts, then how in the world would
I get home?"
Well, of all the mean things! Here
comes the Times-Union Sunshine
Philosopher saying: "The heart pant-
eth after the water brook, and the
suffraget panteth' after the pants."
No, we only want equal ballot rights.
The Lake Wales Highlander says:
"There are certain ladies who are in
favor of each woman having two hus
bands, a social husband to accompany
them to parties and dances, and a
business husband to make them a
living." For pity sake, we wonder how
long the society butterfly would last
if business hubby went, broke?
Pedestrians should not put all the
burden .on drivers of automobiles.
The cars have a right on the streets.
Nol'driver wants to hit anything or
Future generations are going to
wonder why in the world their grand
pas didn't insist on underground
telephone wiring while Ocala was yet
in the heyday of its youth.
Christian Science and a sick head
ache skipped territory and met at the
cross-roads in the cranium of one of
Ocala's well-known women a few
days since, with such force and fero
city that the young daughter frantic-,
ally 'phoned for a physician to come
immediately, while the tiny son, scar
cely past four years, hopped on the
bed and with a' pass of his tiny hands
over his mother's agonized' face, said
in tenderest tones, "Be calm, mother,
quick, be calm, and det yourself in
'hominy' with the world. Hurry and
det yourself in 'hominy' with the
world, mother." v
. 'Says-a lady high in authority on
the art of exquisite dressing: "If you
w;ant to feel really rich and elegant,
get you a few yards of black tulle
for an evening dress and a bottle of
block -shoeypolish. Dip a small sponge
into the polish and over the surface
of the tulle make little smudge polka
dots no, not poker, but polka dots.
Mount it over satin and, honey, you
will, glisten like a Christmas tree
when you put it on, and feel like a
million dollars." (And she did and no
one was wise to her scheme).
"Don't go hear that calf," admon admonished
ished admonished a fond mother to her small son,
a few mornings ago, as the colored
man tethered the little animal on the
side lawn to enjoy the green grass.
"'Cause he will kick, you to kingdom
come." "Yessum," says the little chap,
but he soon f orgotnd the expected
happened. The mother, from an up upstairs
stairs upstairs window, too horror-stricken for
words, watched her small son gather
himself together and collapse a mo moment
ment moment later, to., hear from the ruby
lips of the angelic child, "You naughty
calf to kick me like that. You aint
fitten to be a calf nohow, spite of
Monday developed into a perfect
I An xt Vi o f filial nnr lanrl "h-rim-fnl rf
golden sunshine, and. the editor of :

YOUR first impression of this present day Maxwell as it
passes you on the street is one of decided beauty.
Your first ride in it, whether at the wheel or in the
tqnneau, tells you of its rare charm.
But after six months yon find a new admiration for the
Maxwell. You find it shuns the repair shop, that it runs and
runs and runs and never stops running.
Then after a year is past y.m develop an enthusiasm for it
that dictionary word doht seem to fully describe.
And then after you have, had it iformore than the average
life of a motor car, and you find it far better than even the
Maxwell salesman said it was you search for the reason.
This is what you find :
For. 5 years Maxwell cars have been built on the single
chassis plan. To date' 300,000 have been turned out on this
plan. Each car better than tho other. Each one better look looking
ing looking than the, other.
There have been more than 1000 refinements in the
Maxwell, but never once hayethe Maxwell executives swerved
from the original program.
You conclude that reliability was designed "into" the car
and built "into" it, and that a policy of 300,000-all-alike is the
soundest kind of reason for writing your check for a present

day iviaxweu.
this column with her best beau went
for a motor ride all about through the
country, following along winding
roadways where the pine needles lay
thick and soft, and shafts of sunlight
filtered through great golden canopies
of yellow jasmine, and where the air
was scented with piny sweetness of
approaching springtime. Far remov removed
ed removed from the highway, and on the sun sunny
ny sunny side of a sloping hill, we came in
view of tiny homes, a cabin, where the
occuparfta were "not rich in money, but
the good wife had almost lovely front
yard, with vines and '. flowers and
blossoming trees and shrubs.' If rain rainbows
bows rainbows ever went visiting they would
tarry long in the midst of suchlove suchlove-liness.
liness. suchlove-liness. And back of the cabin was a
garden filled with a great variety of
vegetables, a veritable procession of
good things to eat fresh, and, health healthful
ful healthful and in great quantity. That cabin
home was rich in the beauties of na nature
ture nature and the necessities of life a
condition that is possible everywhere
in Florida.
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" Sirs.
Iary F. Price.
"Building Up the Sunday School"
A. M. Locker.
Questions and answers. Adjourn Adjournment.
ment. Adjournment. J Night Session
j 7:30 p. m. Song and prayer ser-
I vice, led by Dr. W. H. Wnghton.
"A Kingdom Vision" Miss Price.
"Working Together to Win" A. M.
Use the unclassified ads. It pays.


a car of rase charm
and- able

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Mrt miles per gallon
Mart miles tires




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 and it is doing full duty as your prac practical
tical practical SAVER.
Don't let it lapse even a little bit it may tulk on you all the
remainder of the season.

,1.1 M

Funeral Directors and Em!) aimers
We deliver caskets free anywhere in the county.
Calls promptly answered night or day.
Day Phone 10 Night Phones 223 and 423

Just as are all our other auto supplies.-
To say 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.
107 Oklawaha Avenue

You should patron la the progressive merchants who advertise la these
column a and save yourself money. Also help oak Ocala and ilarlon prov.
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Tomorrow being Ash Wednesday,
there willbe divine service at Grace
Episcopal church at ten a. m.
Dr. Philip Chazal of Charleston, S.
C, is the guest of his brother, Mr. L.
R. Chazal and family.
S Mr. Robert Allen Burford, who was
expected home last Saturday, will not
arrive until Thursday.
Sergeant-Major George Batts is do doing
ing doing his bit at Bourges, France, and

Miss Irene Rhody of Patton, Pa.,
arrived in Ocala Saturday and is the
guest of her sister, Mrs. E. G. Lindner.

Ladies, we have another shipment
of those Roxbury Household Rubber
Gloves, sizes 6 to 8, at fifty cents the
pair. Gerig's Drug Store. tf
; 1
Mr. W. B. Chainey, who has been
connected wjth the Florida Title and
Abstract company, has left for Fort
Lauderdale, where hewill be connect connected
ed connected with the abstract company there.
Mrs. Dorothy Schaub of Chicago,
who has been visiting in Burbank and
also been the guest of Miss Winnie
Hunt, left today for her home.
New Bathing Caps, this year's
shipment, in all the latest styles. See
our seletcion. Anti-Monopoly; Drug
Store. 3-6t

t-mi : i. 1 i 1

lYirs. ruiiiub is uvyv uianing tier iiume
r with' Mrs. W. T. Gary, while Mrs.
Gary is looking after her business in-


The Harrington was pfetty s well
filled last night, with 'seventy-three
new arrivals, beside a good-sized
bunch of stay-overs.
Mrs. Sherrill and Miss Jeanette
Sherrill, of Kentucky, who have been
the guests of Mrs. R. L. Andepson for
the past week left yesterday.
Mrs. Vernie Stevens 1 of Lakeland,
who came Saturdav esDeciallv to be

present at the card party given by
Mrs. B. A. Weathers, returned home
Klenzo Creme insures clean teeth
and healthy gums. Sold in Ocala only
at Gerig's Drug Store. tf
The regular monthly meeting qf
the King's Daughters will be held at
the home of Mrs. F. G. B. Weihe on
North Orange street, Thursday after afternoon,
noon, afternoon, March 6th, at 3 o'clock.
Mrs. R. G.' Blake and Miss Irma
Blake returned home Monday over

we ocauuaiu iium jiiaiiuu, w lie re
they were the guests of Mrs. O. B.
Yancey during the music festival.
At the meeting of the Rebekahs last
nij?ht. Mrs. .17 T Mafias Vi 11

mitted to membership. Two appre appreciated
ciated appreciated visitors were Mrs. Wheeler of
Springfield, Mass., and Mrs. Root of
Westfield, Mass., each a past grand,
and who made instructive talks.

; Henryv Gordon celebrated the last
day of the game season by going into
the big scrub and shooting a fine buck.
Henry is one of the best marksmen
in the county and kept up his reputa reputation
tion reputation in this instance, dropping the
buck while it was running at full
speed. ..--..
.- '.
If you feels your bones aching get a
box of Rexal Cold Tablets at Gerigjs
Drug Store. It may prevent your
having "flu." tf
In yesterday's paper we were a lit little
tle little in error in naming the son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. Lawrence Kelley. The
little man will take the' name of his
father but will be J. Lawrence Kelley
the 3rd. He will be nick-named Jack
in honor of the late Jack McCarthy of
Gainesville, who died in the service,
and was a very close friend of Mr. J.
Lawrence Kelley Jr.
Usa the Old-time Sage Tea and
Sulphur and Nobody Nobody-will
will Nobody-will Know.

Gray hstr, however handsome, denotes
advancing age. We all know the advan advantages
tages advantages of a youthful appearance.1 Your
hair is your charm. It makes or mars
the face. When it fades, turns gray and
looks streaked, just a few applications
of Sage Tea and Sulphur enhances its ap appearance
pearance appearance a hundred-fold.
Don't stay gray! Look young! Either
prepare the recipe at home or get from
any drug store a 50-cent bottle, of
"Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Compound,"
which is merely the old-time recipe im improved
proved improved by the addition of other ingredi ingredients.
ents. ingredients. Thousands of folks recommend this
ready-to-use preparation, because it
darkens the hair beautifully, besides no
one can possibly tell, as it darkens so
naturally and evenly. You moisten a
sponge or soft brush with it, drawing this
through the hair, taking one small strand
at a time. By morning the gray hair
disappears; after another application or
two, its natural color is restored and it
becomes thick, glossy and lustrous, and
you appear years younger.
Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Compound
Is a delightful toilet requisite. It is not
intended for the cure, mitigation or 'pre 'prevention
vention 'prevention of disease.

RATES Six line maximum, one
time, 25c; three times, 50c: six times
75c; one month $3. Payable in ad advance.
vance. advance. FOR SALE Five acre place with
six room house 2 miles from San San-ford.
ford. San-ford. Twenty-five orange trees, eleven
bearing; persimmon and jruava trees
and grape vine. Very attractive place.
Apply Box 233. Sanford, Fla. 4-6t
FOR SALE Extra fine Florida Run Runner
ner Runner Peanut seed; 5 cents pound. Wes Weston
ton Weston & Robertson, Newberry, Fla. 2118t
WANTED Baby carriage. Must be
in good condition and reasonable in
price. Address 'C," care Star. 3-3t

The art loan exhibit will be held at
the Woman's Club Thursday and Fri Friday
day Friday afternoons and evenings. There
will be ladies in charge to explain
and exhibit the picture. During the
afternoons there will be a musical
program. In the evenings there will
be a program and tableaux, etc. A
small amount will be charged for en entrance
trance entrance fee.

Mr. Jim Lee is very ill at the Mar Marion
ion Marion County Hospital. Mr. Lee is a
brother of Rev. Geo. W. Lee, pastor

of Northwestern Presbyterian church"!

of Winston-Salem, N. C, who will ar arrive
rive arrive tomorrow to be with his brother.
The Star and Mr. Lee's many friends
hcpe to hear encouraging news.
Mrs. Mamie Howse Stovall left this
afternoon for Tampa to be with her
daughter, Mrs. Jake Mason, formerly
MissxMinnie Stovall, who is to be
operated on tomorrow morning for
appendicitis. Her many friends wish
for her a safe and speedy restoration
to her. accustomed health.

Poor eyes throw the


wnoie nervous system ;

off. balance. Nervous

ness, depression, head

aches, indigestion, moodiness and ir irritability
ritability irritability result.
Dr. K. J. Weihe.
Eyesight Specialist
Graduate Optometrist
With Weihe Co., Jewelers. Ocala, Fla.

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

FOR SALE Jersey heifer eleven
months old. Apply to Mrs. A. Slott,
107 North Sanchez St., Ocala. 3-6t

WANTED To exchange t 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 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 rettfrned to Mrs. L. M. Mur Murray.
ray. Murray. l-3t

LOST Thursday evening, a small

Heather 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. l-6t
WANTED Reliable colored woman
cook for sawmill boarding house. Ap Apply
ply Apply to Mrs. Bright, Rodman, Fla. 6t
WANTED Agents to sell money money-saving
saving money-saving device for Fqrd cars. Satisfac Satisfaction
tion Satisfaction given or money back without
argument. L- E. Storms,' 116 W. Main
St., N. Gainesville, Fla. 27-8t :
: ; f

acres, buildings and fenced. Partly
under cultivation; on Ocala-Silver
Springs boulevard. Inquire of J. E.
Baxter, Ocala, Fla., pr address Box
124, Auburndale, Fla. 28-3t

WANTED Stenographic work after
4:30 p. m. Office of fire chief, call 331
or 255. Mrs. Hampton Chambers, lm
FOR SALE Saxon little 4 roadster,
in good condition. See F. Rj Hocker,
Ocala, Fla. 26-6t

FOR SALE About 600 acres high
rolling pine land in one body; most of
pine timber removed; splendid for
cotton or peanut tf arm or stock raisr
ing; located near Croom in' Hernando
county; northeast corner crosses the
Withlacoochee river; $10 per acre.
'Will sell for cash, or one-third cash,
and'balahce in one and two years at
6 per cent interest, payable semi
annually, secured by mortgage on the
property. Address "Owner," care the
Ocala Star, Ocala, -Fla. 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

The Great
Influenza Tornado
Is About Spent
But in its wake countless thousands
are left listless, colorless, weak and
emaciated. The physical forts of its
victims have been battered to pieces.
Nature needs assistance in rebuilding
the system. The red corpuscles in the
blood can be restored by taking No.
101 Tonic. This Tonic contains iron
which we all know, makes rich blood;
it also contains quinine which drives
out the malarial germs and aids
greatly in the restoration of the hu human
man human system. The magnesia in this
. o. 101 Tonic acts gently upon the
bowels and rids the system of all
poisonous and refuse matter. Begin
today and take it at least two weeks.
At drug stores.
Sole Manufacturers

Gsi the Genuine

and Avoid

Mr. R. W.v Blacklock was in town
today from Gainesville, accompanied
by Mr. L. R. Highf.ll, who looks after
the boys corn and pig clubs in thfs
end of the state, while Mr. Blacklock
does the same stunt for West Florida.

AH those taking part in Friday
evening's program for the art loan
exhibit will please meet at the Wom Woman's
an's Woman's Club at five o'clock Wednesday,
March 5th,vfor a short rehearsal.
Ancients Get Undeserved Credit.
Asphaltum, gathered from the foun fountain
tain fountain of Is on the banks of the Eu Euphrates,
phrates, Euphrates, was used in building the walls
of Babylon. Much of the talk about
the skill of the ancients -end their lost
arts Is all a myth. They should be
given full credit for what they did, but
such walls as those of Babylon and
such structures as the Pyramids could
be built far more easily and quickly
jX the present time. Now, however,
people have more Important work to
do, and greater things to achieve.

From Three Yean' Suffering. Says
Cardui Made Her WelL
Texas City, Tex. In an Interesting
statement, Mrs. G. H. Schfll, of this town,
says: "For three years I suffered untold
agony with my head. I was unable to
do any of my, work.
I just wanted to sleep all the time, for
that was the only ease 1 could get, when
I was asleep. I became a nervous wreck
lust from the awful suffering with my
I was so nervous that the leas! noise
would make me jump out of my bed. I
had no energy, and was unable to do
anything. My son, a young boy, had to
do all my household duties.
I was not able to do anything until I
took CarduL I took three bottles In all,
and it surely cored me of those awful
headaches. That has been three years
ago, and I know the cure is permanent,
for I have never had any headache since
taking CarduL
Nothing relieved me unto I took Cardui.
It did wonders for me."
Try Cardui for your troubles made
from medicinal ingredients recommended
in medical books as being of benefit in
female troubles, and 40 years of use has
provrn that the books are right Begin
taking Cardui today. NC-134

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 cut promt promt-ly.
ly. promt-ly. Gerig's Drug Store. tf

If Your Feet Ever
Bother You
it will interest you to know that this store
has arranged, at considerable expense,
to have

A Dr. Scholl Foot Expert
here to examine ieet, give advice and demonstrate that
He knows all about feet and how to give
Immediate Relief and Lasting Correction
to any foot discomfoit. He will be at this storq only
We hope everybody will take advantage of this opportunity to get
Examination and Advice Free
Nine out of ten people have some foot trouble. What is yours? No
matter how simple or how serious it may be a mere corn or a pro pronounced
nounced pronounced fiat foot this is your chance. Take advantage of it. Every Everybody
body Everybody welcome.

VS7 rz3 rw

Afternoon ol the 11th for Colored Customers Only

A merchant' who advertises usually has something: of merit to offer his
customers, and you can depend on his merchandise belnr fresh, because he
sell It off.-by advertising, before It c- old n his shelves. Ponder this.

Read the Star Want Ads. It pays

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We have traded our Mules for twenty-five liead
of Good Second Hand Horses and Mules, which we
will sell at auction on the above date. Included hi
this lot are several excellent mares in foal. Sale will
begin at 10:30 A. M., and ,the entire lot will be sold
to the highest bidder. Sale will be held on the old
J. N. Tiller place six miles north of Ocala on the
Ocala-Gainesville road.










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