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OGALA, FLORIDA, MONDAY, MAY 26, 1919.
VOL 2G, NO. 127
OFFERED BY HOBS
Unceasing Attem pts to Evade the
Severe Terms Imposed by
Paris, May 26. The German peace
delegation today sent three new notes
to the secretariat of the peace con conference.
ference. conference. The notes deal with repara reparations
tions reparations and responsibility of German
property in allied countries and Ger German
man German religious missions abroad.
DELAY AUSTRIAN DRAFT
Paris, May 26.- It is probable the
presentation of peace terms to the
Austrian delegation will be delayed
until next week, according to a
Reuters dispatch. Delays in", com
pleting the draft of certain sections is
said to be responsible.
ALLIES WANT ORDER
Paris, May 26. The council of four
has decided conditionally to recognize
the anti-bolsheviki governments of
Admiral Kolchak and General Deni Deni-kine,
kine, Deni-kine, according to Reuters' Agency.
The conditions of recognition are that
regarding the future of Russia these
governments agree to convoke and
accept the verdict of a genuine con constituent
stituent constituent assembly, likewise that the
league of nations covenant and its
consequences as affecting the boun boundaries
daries boundaries of the former empire are ac accepted.
cepted. accepted. The constituent assembly is
to determine the future fornv of gov government
ernment government for Russia.
Paris, May 26. Major General
James G. Harbord, head jof the ser service
vice service of supply of the American Expe Expeditionary
ditionary Expeditionary Forces, has been relieved of
his duties and detailed as chief of
staff of the expeditionary forces.
Major General James Mc Andrew, the
present chief of staff, goes to Wash Washington
ington Washington to become chief of the war
Paris, May 26. The credentials of
the Austrian peace delegation have
been approved by the credentials
commission of the peace congress and
the Austrian delegates have sent j
their first note to the allied and as associated
sociated associated powers. The note concerns
ONLY A SLIGHT CONCESSION
FROM THE ALLIES
Paris, May 25. With the exception
of one minor concession, all sugges suggestions
tions suggestions and counter-proposals by Ger Germany
many Germany for the disposition of the Sarre
basin have been rejected by the reply
of the allied and associated powers.
Count von Brockdorff-Rantzau's ap appeal
peal appeal for an oral "-discussion of the
points at issue on this subject was
The concession agreed to is that
Germany might create a prior charge
upon her assets or revenues for the
-payment of the mines in theSarrt.
region if the plebiscite goes against
.France. If, however, the sum agreed
upon is not paid within a year from
the date it is due, the reparation com commission
mission commission shall effect payment under
instructions from the league of na nations.
tions. nations. This alteration was made in view of
Germany's declaration that it was
impossible for her to accumulate a
sufficient sum of gold with which to
pay for the mines in the fifteen years
before the plebiscite is ,taken, since
other reparation would constitute a
HUNS WANT TO KEEP UP THEIR
Berlin, May 26. (By the Associat Associated
ed Associated Press.) Information received
from an unimpeachable source says
the counter proposals made by the
Germans at the peace conference will
declare in favor of military disarm disarmament,
ament, disarmament, saying Germany is ready to
reduce her forces to 350,000 within
two months after the conclusion of
peace and by the expiration of an another
other another year cut the number to 200,000.
SHE DOESN'T HAVE TO
Berne, May 26. Germany should
refuse to sign the military and eco economic
nomic economic terms of the peace treaty,
which are not acceptable, according
to a statement made by General
Montgalas, one of the German dele delegates
gates delegates at Versailles, according to a
Munich dispatch received here.
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HOLD THEIR E
Have No Intention of Giving Up the
Ships Taken from the
Washington, May 26. The presi president
dent president has informed officials here the
council of four at Paris has reached a
full understanding by which the
United States will retain German
shipping seized in American vporta
when this country entered the war.
Great Britain has proposed that this
tonnage, as well as th German ships
seized in other countries, be placed in
a common pool and allotted on the
basis of tonnage lost through action
of enemy submarines. The United
States has steadfactly refused to ac accede
cede accede to this plan.
OUR FLYERS YET AT THE
Washington, May 2G. Admiral
Jackson-at Ponta Delgada this morn morning
ing morning cabled the navy department' that
the NC-4 was still weatherbound.
Reports from the Azores indicate the
flight to Lisbon would probably not
be resumed before Tuesday at the
A VERY SERIOUS SITUATION
(A.. P. Jordan, Puhta Gorda)'
This legislature seems on the eve
on enacting financial legislation which
i3 sure to cause a very serious con condition
dition condition in Florida.
Mr. W. A-. McWilliams, who has
ably represented St. Johns county in
the Senate for twelve or fourteen
years, gives out the following state statement
ment statement through the Tallahassee corres correspondent
pondent correspondent of the Times-Union:
"The appropriations j made by this
legislature in all probability will ag aggregate
gregate aggregate $5,000,000 or very near that
amount. Our assessment roll is $356, $356,-000,000.
000,000. $356,-000,000. Taxes will be paid on about
$320,000,000, thus allowing about 10
per cent for delinquents. It there therefore,
fore, therefore, can readily be seen that our
state millage ,will amount to in the
neighborhood of fifteen mills. It is
eight and a half mills now. And I
am not taking into account the two
mills for compulsory dipping and
other proposed additional assess
ments for Various purposes. I have!
endeavored to point out this to the
Senate time and time again, but ap apparently
parently apparently without avail. If this leg legislature
islature legislature is not careful, our taxes will
be doubled next year."
The people of the peninsular por portion
tion portion of the state, which comprises
two-thirds or more of the entire state,
during the past few years, have voted
upon themselves an immense bonded
indebtedness, which has made taxes
higher than they have ever been be before.
fore. before. One result of this is seen in
the great increase in the amount of
property advertised for sale for non nonpayment
payment nonpayment of taxes. Every county in
Scuth Florida now presents through
the newspapers the biggest delin delin-quentent
quentent delin-quentent tax list that it has ever had.
This is proof that the tax burden
has reached the limit of the people's
ability to bear and the proposed in increase
crease increase by legislative enactment, if put
into effect, cannot but cause wide widespread
spread widespread disaster.
Not only have the people of the
various counties and districts taken
upon themselves an immense bonded
debt for public improvements, but
thousands of individuals, merchants,
fruit and vegetable growers and
others, are operating on borrowed
money on which they are paying 8
to 10 per cent interest. Now, ado!
$5,000,000, or even half that amount to
their burden, and what can follow but
Here in this little town of Punta
orda, the total state, county, district
and municipal tax is now over 5 per
cent, on the valuation of the property
taxed. The propositions of the legis legislature
lature legislature would bring this rate up to 6
per cent, or over. The prospect is
simply disheartening to contemplate.
It is safe to say that every mem
ber of the legislature, both Senate
and House, was elected on a platform
of economy, on either an expressed or
an implied pledge to work for a re
auction of taxes. The governor, in
his campaign for election, openly
promised to exert himself to the
The people" elected these men in the
belief that they were not only honest,
but had the -brains and ability tc
solve the problems that were sure to
come before tbem. If they have not
the ability, if the problems are too
deep for them, they ought to have the
candor, honesty arid patriotism to say
so to adopt a resolution setting
forth the fact that they are unequal
to the task and calling for a special
election to choose men of competence
to take their places, and then resign,
adjourn and go home. It is evident
they are not keeping their pledges of
economy which they made to the peo
SURPLUS IS VAST
Came Very Near Being Three Three-Quarters
Quarters Three-Quarters of a Billion Dollars
Washington, May 26. Total sub subscriptions
scriptions subscriptions to the Victory Liberty Loan
as announced today by the treasury
department totaled $5,294,908,300.
This is an over-subscription of near nearly
ly nearly seven hundred and fifty millions.
WONT MAKE THEM WAIT
Washington, May 26 Payments of
past due and current allotments to
families of soldiers and sailors and
dependents of civil war veterans will
be made by the war risk insurance!
bureau without waiting for the form formal
al formal signing of the urgent deficiency
bill by the present.
OLD GUARD IN EVIDENCE
Washington, May 26. Senate re republicans
publicans republicans at a conference today,
from which several progressives ab absented
sented absented themselves, approved the com committee
mittee committee selections of the committee on
committees .including the choice of
Penrose and Warren to be chairman
of the finance and appropriation com committees,
mittees, committees, respectively.
pie who elected them; and for this
reason alone, regardless of their in incompetence,
competence, incompetence, the people have a right
to demand and should demand their
immediate resignation from their po positions
sitions positions and the abandonment of the
attempts they are making, as legis legislation.
lation. legislation. Instead of reducing the high sal salaries
aries salaries paid the state officials and sub subordinate
ordinate subordinate employes of the state, the
legislature proposes to increase them.
Their pretext for this is the increas increased
ed increased cost of living. How ridiculous
this is may be understood when it is
known that the comptroller, for ex
ample, was living very comfortably
three years ago on $2000 a year,
whereas he is now being paid $3600
year, which the legislature proposes
to increase to $4000.
He, the state treasurer, the attor attorney
ney attorney general, the secretary of state,
the superintendent of public instruc instruction
tion instruction and the commissioner of agricul
ture, are each getting $3600 a year
out of the state treasury. If their!
salaries were reduced to $2500 a year,
as "should be done, not one of them
would resign. All of them know, and
the legislature knows and the people
know that there are plenty of good
and capable men in the state who
would be glad to get those state jobs
at $2500 a year and would support
their families comfortably on that
salary.' But the legislature thinks
that these officials should each be
paid $4000 a year, and that is what
It is a wonder that it is not pro proposed
posed proposed to increase the governor's sal salary,
ary, salary, which is $5000 a year $2500 too
It is proposed to increase the sal salaries
aries salaries not only of the state officials,
circuit judges and state's attorneys,
of which there are between twenty twenty-five
five twenty-five and thirty, but every clerk in the
departments of the capital and every
inspector and every other employe
who is living at the expense of the
people is to have his salary increased.
A $900 clerk is to get $1000; the $1000
clerk, $1200;, the $1200 clerk, $1500,
and so on through the whole long
New offices to be filled by men at
big salaries are to be created. Sen Senator
ator Senator O. M. 'Eaton, of Polk county,
wants his county to constitute a sep separate
arate separate and distinct judicial circuit
with a new judge and a new state's
attorney to be paid good salaries out
of the pockets of the people, and Sen Senator
ator Senator Igou, of Lake county, seeks the
creation of another circuit, the Sev Seventeenth,
enteenth, Seventeenth, to add to the burdens of the
people. These two senators are rich
and are able to pay twice the taxes
they are now paying; but it does
seem that they would have some pity
for the people with whose' conditions
and circumstances' they are fully ac acquainted.
quainted. acquainted. There is no end to the schemes and
propositions being discussed and
pushed by various members of the
legislature to add to the cruel load
which the people are carrying. We
readily admit that many, if not all, of
these propositions are desirable, may maybe
be maybe necessary, to be undertaken, but
the people in general have not the
money o pay for them.
It is eminently desirable and prop proper
er proper that your beautiful, beloved wife
should have a diamond tiara, costing
$100,000, but, if $5000 is all the
money you have or will have for two
years, you would be an idiot to buy
such a costly bauble. Similarly, it
would be grand to have broad, brick
highways running to every county
seat in the state and all connected up
' with each other; magnificent state
. OVER AGAIN
Our Solid and Patriotic County has
Filled the Salvation Army's
Tamborine to Overflowing
,As chairman of the Salvation Army
drive I am pleased to announce that
Marion county is sustaining her rep reputation
utation reputation for generous giving and the
indications are that in this "drive,"
as in all others, she will subscribe
more than her full quotar
Summerfield, Pedro and Levon
were put down for one hundred dol dollars,
lars, dollars, and with .the exception of two
dollars Summerfield alone subscribed
the full amount of the first day.
Anthony and Oak's allotment was
i placed at one hundred dollars; the
McDowell Crate & Lumber company
and its employees asked that Oak's
allotment alone be fixed at one hun hundred
dred hundred and fifty dollars, which amount
has been raised, and a 'phone mes message
sage message tells me that Anthony will be
forthcoming with one hundred dol
Mr. L. T. Hickson took the place of
Mr. E. L. Price, who has changed his
residence, and began the work of
solicitation only late Saturday after afternoon
noon afternoon and in a few hours had one hun hundred
dred hundred dollars of Mcintosh's quota in
the bank of that progressive commu community.
-When all the returns are in it will
be seen that Ocala has shouldered
half of the county's entire quota.
Unsolicited the "Household of Ruth
of Ocala," a -colored benevolent or organization,
ganization, organization, sent in a donation of five
dollars with the following card signed
by the worthy president and secre secretary:
tary: secretary: "Please accept this small gift
from those who desire to help so
worthy a cause."
Almost without exception every
one approached has responded cheer cheerfully,
fully, cheerfully, saying that never before had
they made a donation more whole wholeheartedly.
heartedly. wholeheartedly. All subscribed gladly and if the
Lord "loves a cheerful giver." the
afpeople of Marion county and Ocala
must be his special favorites.'
On behalf of the committee and all
who engaged in the work, I tender to
one and all our most cordial and sin sincere
cere sincere thanks. Very truly,
For the Committee.
U. D. C. MEETING
The Daughters of the Confederacy
will hold a called meeting at the home
of Mrs. P. W. Whitesides tomorrow,
Tuesday, afternoon at 3 o'clock, to
consider plans for the veterans' din dinner
ner dinner which is to be given on June 3rd.
Mrs. S. R. Whaley,
Every member of the Woodman
Circle who can possibly go to the dis
trict convention at Martel, Tuesday
night, May 27th, will please be at the
Woodman hall at 7:30 sharp. There
will be autoes to carry every one and
we want every member to go.
Mamie Whitley, Guardian.
. Rylla Adams, Clerk.
colleges and other buildings worth
thousands of dollars and their splen
dor dazzling to strangers f no school
teacher paid less than $1200 a year,
and everything, visible and invisible,
in Florida, made to be the admiration
and wonder of the thousands who will
visit the state every winter, but
The people haven't the money to
pay for these things!
If, however, the legislature per
sists in the colossal folly of imposing
upon the people a tax burden greater
than their ability to bear, as it seems
that it intends to do, then the people
in every county should organize and
positively refuse to pay any taxes at
all. That would bring matters to a
speedy conclusion; for, when "there
i3 no money to pay the high-salaried
omcials, maybe some of them will re
sign and go to work;
There is another remedy: Petition
Congress to place Florida in charge
of the treasury department of the
United States to be managed just as
the treasury officials are managing
Hayti and Santo Domingo. Kick out
the legislature and the state officials
and put the state in charge of Carter
If, however, the immense expendi
tures proposed are absolutely neces necessary
sary necessary and unavoidable and must be
made during the ensuing two years,
why not bond the state and give the
people thirty years time in which to
put up the money? Would that not
be better than taxing them to death
to raise the money in two years? The
legislature can provide for a special
election to be held this fall to decide
on this bond proposition.
Spend a -pleasant evening with the
Ouija Board. THE BOOK SHOP. St
PLANT AT REDDICK
Southern PeanuT"Produets Company
Shipping Butter Thruout Florida
and Into Other States
Another Marion county industry
that is making strides is the South Southern
ern Southern Peanut Products Company of
Reddick". This business is now own owned
ed owned by one man, Mr. C. M. Carn of
Reddick. Mr. Carn began operating
the plant about six months ago. He
began in a small way, but from the
first his peanut butter' found favor
and the output has incerased steadily.
The butter is now being shipped
throughout Florida, and to Georgia,
Alabama and South Carolina.
When Mr. Carn began operating
the plant six months ago the output
for the first month was about 400
pounds of butter. The output of the
plant now averages around 50C0
pounds a month. And there are some
The peanut is grown with great
success in Marion county, is a peanut
rich in food value and of fine flavor.
VOLCANIC ERUPTION IN JAVA
Amsterdam, May 26. The volcano
of Kalut in Java burst into eruption,
destroying twenty villages in the
Brongat district, eleven near Blitar,
and causing deaths estimated at fif fifteen
teen fifteen thousand, according to a Cen Central
tral Central News dispatch received here.
FAME AND BEAUTY CONTEST
A fame and beauty contest was
held Friday in the high school, which
resulted as follows:
' Girl Most Popular Boy
Sarah Dehon Reggie MacKay
Kathleen Leitner Leonard Wesson
Elizabeth Bennett Tom Wallis
Ruth Simmons Reggie 'MacKay
Maudie Marshall Walter Hardin
Grace Palmer Jim Melton
Elizabeth Hocker Reggie MacKay
- Most Studious
Sara Herndon Allen Hollinrake
Sarah Dehon Tom Wallis
Lucile Gissendaner Tom Wallis
Lucile Gissendaner Lamar Barnett
Meme Davis .' James Fielding
Grace Palmer Tom Walli3
OCALA niGH SCHOOL
Will be Held at the Temple Theater,
at 8:30 P. M.
Invocation: Rev. J. R. Herndon.
American Indian folk dance: Mamie
Sue Spencer, Dorothy Adams, Ade Ade-lade
lade Ade-lade Malever, Lucile Home, Mary
Carolyn Logan, Fanita Cobb, India
Smith, Evelyn Hill.
Piano duet, Polonaise (Chopin):
Marie Robertson and Ruth Chaffee.
Welcome address: Leonard Wesson.
(a) Danish Mountain March, (b)
Humoresque: Margaret Hocker, Mary
C. Logan, Francis Mclver.
Address by Prof. IL R. Trusler,
dean of the law college, University of
Chorus, "Merry June": Girl's "Glee
Delivery of diplomas by Rev? mith
Chorus, Lullaby (Brahms): Girls'
Valedictory: Sara Herndon.
Quartet, (a) Absent, (b) O. H. S.
Farewell Song: James Melton. Cevie
Roberts, Sarah Dehon, Nat Mayo.
Benediction: Rev. Smith Hardin.
Leonard Allison Wesson, president;
Thomas Henry Wallis, vice president;
Loureen J. Spencer, secretary and
treasurer; Mamie Louise Henderson,
Cevie Madeline Roberts, Sara Eliza
Herndon, Marguerite Edwards, Ruth
Madeline Simmons, Mary E. Smedley,
Allen Tolar Hcllinrake, Frances Free-
Class motto: "La diligence vainc
Class flower: Sweet pea.
Class colore: Green and gold.
Weihe Co., the Ocala jewelers, will
close at 1 p. m. Thursdays, daring the
summer, beginning Thursday, May
SAVED FROM THE SEi
Were 1100 Miles Out from Newfound Newfoundland
land Newfoundland When Their Land Plane had
to Come Down on the Water
(Associated Ires3) 4
London,- May 25. Harry Hawker
and Commander Grieve, the trans trans-Atlantic
Atlantic trans-Atlantic fliers, were found in good
SAVED BY A DANISH STEAMER
London, May 25. Missing for six
days and virtually given up for lost,
Harry G. Hawker and his navigator,
Lieut. Commander Mackenzie Grieve,
British airmen who "essayed a flight
across the Atlantic ocean without
protection against disaster save what
their frail airplane afforded, are safe
tonight aboard a British warship off
the Orkneys. Tomorrow they will
reach the mainland and. proceed to
London, where they will be acclaimed
as men returned to life.
Some 1100 miles out from New Newfoundland
foundland Newfoundland and 800 from the Irish
coast on Monday, May 10, the avia
tors making the best of an engine
which was failing to function prop properly,
erly, properly, were forced to alight on the
water. The little Danish steamer
Mary, bound from New Orleans and
Norfolk for Aarthuus, Denmark,
picked the wayfarers up and con
tinued on her northward voyage.
Lacking a wireless outfit, the cap captain
tain captain of the steamer was obliged to
withhold the good tidings of the res rescue
cue rescue until he was opposite Butt ot
Lewis, where the information was
signalled by means of flags that Haw Hawker
ker Hawker and Grieve were aboard his ship.
Immediately word was flashed to
the British admiralty, which sent out
destroyers to overtake the Danish
vessel and obtain confirmation. This
was done and one of the destroyers
took the airmen off and later trans transferred
ferred transferred them to the flagship Revenge.
From this safe haven Hawker senv
a message tonight that his machine
had stopped owing to the blocking of
the water circulation system.
When the airplane sped away from
her starting point Pilot Hawker let
loose his wheels and undergearing,
thereby lightening the weight of the
machine by a considerable amount
but making a possible landing on the
soil of Ireland a more hazardous ven venture.
ture. venture. This, however, probably prov proved
ed proved of much advantage ""when it be became
came became necessary to alight on the sur surface
face surface of the water.' The airplane re remained
mained remained afloat without difficulty dur
ing the hour and. a half it took the
Danish steamer to come up and effect
EIGHTH GRADE EXERCISES
The graduating exercises of the
eighth grade which were held at the
Temple theater this morning, were at attended
tended attended by full house. ,The parents,
relatives and friends of the children
gathered early and the house was
comfortably filled at the hour for -opening
Mr. Ca.csels made a brief talk,
pointing out that the eighth grade
graduation exercises were of special
interest this year as in a few weeks
at least the bill now pending in the
legislature would probably be passed,
providing for compulsory education
and graduation from grammar school.
The play that was given by the
boys and girls of this department
was admirably gotten up and well
presented, showers the untiring work,
effort and patience of both teachers
and pupils for its production. The
stage was attractively decorated with
flowers and woodland scenes and the
bright hued streamers of the May
pole added a charming note of color
to the green of the woodland glade.
The crowning of the May queen was
one of the special features of th
play. The dances of the fairies and
elves, the folk dances, Danish and
Swedish, were gracefully interpreted
and executed by the children taking
part. Doing homage to the queen
were spring, autumn, fourth of July
and many others to numerous to men mention,
tion, mention, each in their distinctive ano!
characteristic costumes making a
bright and ever changing scene.
The special numbers and recita
tions by Thelma Smedley, Harrington
Hall and companion reading by Mat Mat-tie
tie Mat-tie Belle Cameron nd Nell Wallis
were well rendered and attracted
special recognition by good applause.
The diplomas were presented by
Mr. J. II. Brinson in the unavoidable
absence of Mr. Duval on legal busi business.
ness. business. The whole affair was thoroughly
enjoyed by the audience and each and
every one taking part deserves &
great deal of praise for the excellent
manner in which it was carried out.
Most beautiful line of Stationery
ever in Ocala; all colors; from
cents to 75 cents a box, at the Anti
Monopoly Drug Store.
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Uncle Billy Folks doesn't want the
Jesse Billingsley will be a candi
date for the office of attorney general.
Every interest in Florida, except
the people's interest, has a lobby at
Representative Scruggs of Leon
speaks of West Florida being "the
mother state." Stepmother, we sup
pose, he meant.
Elsewhere, under the head "A Very
Serious Situation," you will find an
editorial from the Punta Gorda Her Herald
ald Herald which every taxpayer had better
read and study over.
Two years ago today, German air
ships raided the southeast coast of
England and dropped bombs that
killed or wounded 174 non-combatants,
among them fifty women and
Talking about a soldier for presi
dent, what is the matter with the
democratic party nominating Ser Sergeant
geant Sergeant Alvin C. York of Pall Mall,
Tenn. He's done something, sure
The Germans are mad with Presi
dent Wilson, because he didn't make
the terms as easy for them as "they
expected him to do, and the Ameri Americans
cans Americans think he was too easy. Seems
like Prexy can't please any of us.
A' year'ago, the German offensive
on the Aisne was in full swing. The
armies of the crown prince striking
south from the Chemin des Dames,
forced a passage of the river at the
junction of the French arM British
fronts and drove toward Paris.
Alachua county, run along the north
boundaries of Alachua and Putnam to
the St. Johns river, follow the St.
Johns to the Duval county line, and!
follow that to the ocean. The Star
has no doubt that the people of both!
South and West Florida would favor
this division, tho it might not suit
those of Duval, Nassau, Columbia and
the other east and north Florida
counties. I hp mam nnpstmn is I n
would Congress permit it. Another vJ
southern state would add two more
uemocrauc votes to ine senate, and
three to the electoral college, and the
republican majority in Congress
1 11 i- a. TT..1 I
ing ine ioiiowing irom jsenaior xaui-i
lev of Volusia, one of the most brainy I V$9
men in tne senate: ipy
Tallahassee. Mav 24. lyia. itf
T" 1 : C "V.. WT T
IjUI lui ouii i uui scuavui, u. u.i
Crosby, made a fine stand for the 4r
farmers when the appropriation bill s)
was up carrying $75,000 for free K&i
a.- 1 I T 1 TT 1 VV
serum 10 ugnt nog cnoiera. iie xuaue
an effective speech, and then put in
T" "SlS T
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The board of public instruction for
Marion county says it is between two
horns of a dilemma. It must either
levy the full ten-mill school tax or put
up with greatly inferior teachers
(even if it can obtain them) Tor next
. ii -i ir ; a.
year, as ine people oi juanon county
voted heavily against that tax last
November, the board says it is bashful
about levying it.
The board's reason is that Duval
and other counties, the people of which
didn't have as good sense as the people
of Marion, and wished this tax on the
state, can now tax their people to the
limit and give their teachers high sal
aries, thereby taking them away from
Marion. Back in the recesses of our
mind is a suspicion that after Duval,
Hillsborough, etc., have been supplied,
Vi oro anil Ko nm'f d n -foxxr too rVi ore loft
but our school board can't see it thai an l?nt m.efse amount
The Chevrolet Eight is an unusual car at the price and has al already
ready already taken its place among cars o much higher prices. The four
cardinal principles upon which the Chevrolet Eight is constructed
places it easily above many other eight cylinder cars MECHANI MECHANICAL
CAL MECHANICAL DEPENDABILITY, ACCESSIBILITY, EXTERIOR APPEARANCE
and RIDING QUALITIES.
Price, Delivered Ocala & 00
with mjip T ewii a a
The Star has been adjured by the
advocates of the tax to reverse the
position it took last autumn, and ad
vocate the board levying the full tax.
The Star can't comply with the re request.
quest. request. Its position on the question
was a matter of principle, and there
is no use in taking a stand for prin principle
ciple principle if you are going to abandon it
Leave It to the People
The Star has made the following
proposition to Mr. W. L. Colbert,
chairman of the board of public in instruction,
struction, instruction, who by the way was
against the ten-mill amendment in
the last election:
That the matter be left to the pat
rons of the public schools. That a
meeting be held at each schoolhouse
in the county and the question sub submitted
mitted submitted to the people whose children
attend that school. If a majority of
these school patrons favor levying
the ten-mill tax, to do so. If a ma majority
jority majority is against it, to levy only eight,
which Superintendent Brinson, in his
advocacy of the amendment, said
during the campaign, would be suffic
Mr. Colbert said he thought the
Star's proposition was a fair one, and
that he' would submit it to his colleagues.
- We have no argument to make
either way. The people should get
together and decide what they want
done, and the school board should ob observe
serve observe their wishes. We notice that a
number of citizens who voted against
the ten-mill tax, and whose burdens
will be considerably augmented by it,
say they prefer to pay it rather than
see the schools crippled.
A Raw Deal
The ten-mill amendment was a raw
deal for the people all around. At
the time the legislature of 1917 was
considering it, tnere was nearly a
Gives you travel independence
with economy and constant comfort.
It has set a new standard in me mechanical
chanical mechanical effciency and body beauty.
Price, Delivered Ocala (511 7C
With War Tax Paid $111 0
Fills every need when it comes
to saving time and energy, whether
on the farm or in town. It is an eco economical
nomical economical investment.
Price, Delivered Ocala
With War Tax Paid
All Chevrolet models arc economically operated. Let us send
our demonstrator;toyour place with the model your needs require.
It's a real pleasure to show you the Chevrolet.
board is to send it in small lots to
farmers all over the state to teach
them how to save their hogs from
the deadly hog cholera.
Senator Crosby has the respect of 15
un Lilt; aeiitiLui s. nc icuus uigiiiiy iu
the office. He is looked upon as a man
of honor and ability. He makes
friends and that is a valuable trait
In a law maker. Mr. Crosby has not
seen this letter, and I write is on my
A propositio'n has been made that ly
the boys' reform school at Marianna fit)
and the girls' industrial school near
of the board of control. We might
favor the proposition but for two rea-
cabinet have not neglected the. Ocala The war department, controlled
school; the other is that giving the Wood's enemies, saw to it 1 fcatlie
beard, of control charge of an insti- had no chance to fight m this conflict,
tution' in Marion county might com- Even at that, he succeeded m getting
pel Ed. L. Wartmann to resign; the Fder fil an bel f ded' whlch
lor wo cr,Dp;f,nn(T fhnf t mure liittn irciaumg
(OCALA MdDM WORMS GAKAGE
The Times-Union praises the Chl-
member of the board shall reside in a
it ,9BJ1Mmpnt. Mr. ncse method of paying the doctor as
ii'oo w i,oon o momr. ,vF tno long as the patient remains well and
hrH fnr n vpars or more. is stopping his pay when the patient IS
its oldest member in length of ser- sick uWe greatly doubt .that
vice, and it would be a disadvantage
r Via An4-ia cfofo if Vi Vio1 f" r yet
rn. i a r un tors are mefncient fools.
administrative bodies-it has always The Mami Metropolis says that
been made up of able men, and so far 0nee. ater ? be ha"led
it has been free from scandal. We Miami nk cars, to be used by the
Aa; TVT. Wo,o Wf; people oi mai city ior arinKing pur
za uiQ poses. Orange City is a little town in
his position on it as long as ne is able f. i u
to serve Volusia county five miles south of
- V DeLand. It has a big spring of the
a ; f Purest water in the world. It is 200
, .n i 1 miles from Miami, the water, supply
levying the entire ten-mill school taxi J
Sunday's Times-Union contains a
write-up of an auto trip from Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville to Ocala and return. It is
headed "Ocala to Ocala in a Week,
with Four Hundred Miles of Real
Fun." The writer came south by
Gainesville and returned by DeLand.
He gave an excellent description of
Marion county, only he called Silver
Springs Crystal Springs.-The springs
are crystal all right, but there are
many crystal springs- in the world
NMMERE VJVVO USTA UV6 MSK.ymKY
MICKEY- IS THE STAR'S DEVIL
the srVinnl hoarrl bad the lethal richtl
to impose it and should go ahead and Chairman Lowry, of the Senate ap-
I propriations committee, says mat
xmiiiuii uuuars ux uuuiiu money in me 1 v- j 1-
n p voted last vear. or tfte wav tnev I tvb iiiauuno icK101a
think this year. It is just as well to ture thls session will not exceed
remember that there will be another $4,60M00 for two years, and believes
election next year and that officials with the enactment of the franchise
who act like they do not care what ta.x, raw the millage for state taxes
the people think will very likely hit wm not exceeq eiSnt mms
the ceilincr. Unless we are much mis
taken, there will be a mighty rattling That proposition that the members
of dry bones in 1920. of the legislature take a trip to the
: I everglades at state expense is equiv
A bill to abolish the state hotel alent to a steal. If the everglades
commission, and put hotels under the Promoters want the legislators to
inspection of the board of health, has have a picnic, in order to help unload
passed the Senate. Wonder if thbimeir ianas, let mem ioot tne duis.
beard of health will
state banks. It could not be used for
the county schools because of "con "constitutional
stitutional "constitutional restrictions." Good busi business
ness business sense and honesty on the part
of the legislature would have caused
that body to have 'either submitted an
amendment that would allow such
funds to be used to help the county
schools, or if not that to use them in
such a way as to reduce the state
millage. The legislature did neither.
Why it didn't, some of the banks in
which the money was on deposit might
tell. Some banks have great influ influence
ence influence with some legislators. At any
rate, the legislature submitted a
"holdup" amendment to the people. It
was "holdup," because it virtually
said, "Increase your taxes or de decrease
crease decrease your schools." If the people
had been fully informed, they would
have defeated the amendment and
sent to the next legislature men who
would have taken better care of their
interests. However, they had no
chance. They were kept in ignorance
as far as possible, and where the ad advocates
vocates advocates of the amendment couldn't
help their finding out about it, they
were deceived- by propaganda on
which Prussianism had little. The
severe defeat the amendment had in
this county shows what would hav
happened to it in 'the other counties
had the people been informed.- As it
is, it was adopted by a vote cast by
less than a third of the voters in the
state. There is good reason to be believe
lieve believe 'that most of these votes were
cast by men with children to educate,
but little taxes to pay. It makes no
difference to a man who pays no tax
but his polltax how heavily his neigh neighbor
bor neighbor is taxed. Men in the cities, with
no real estate, and exempt from pay paying
ing paying on personal property by the slack
tax laws, voted for the amendment,
of course. Why shouldn't they?It
cost them nothing. In most of the
counties, the farmers, who have to
pay taxes on almost everything they
have, stayed away from the polls. So
tho amendment won.
The entire state is suffering from a
topheavy and lopsided school system
and dishonest methods of taxation.
As long as the people put up with
these evils, they will have to suffer
from them. They have the remedy in
their votes. If they will not use it.
it is their own fault.
have power to
prevent a hotelkeeper from charging
a tourist ten dollars a night for a
Arrival and Departure of passenger
trains at OCALA UNION STATION.
The followincr schedule Genres uub-
that America will not become manda-1 lished as information and not guar-
tory for Constantinople or any other anteed.
pact of the Turkish empire. Mr. Wil- (Eastern Standard Time)
son would probably like to see Amer- SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILROAD
ica take this honorable responsibility, I tjiv Arriv
but realizes that partisanshiD and! 2:50 am. J'cksonvllle-NewYork 2:50 am.
President Wilson is reported to
have informed the peace conference
against its doing so.
At noon Sunday, the Star received
a special dispatch, saying that Haw
ker and Grieve, the two gallant Brit-
VZipm. Jacksonville 3:28 pm.
4:07 onu Jacksonville 6:10 p.m
2:50 a.nw Manatee
3:28 pm. 'Tampa-Manatee 1:41pm.
5:10 pm. Tampa-St. Petersburg 4:07 pm.
Representative Mathis of Holme3
has introduced a bill asking for a
division of the state. According to
his bill, the dividing line would begin
at the mouth of the Suwanee river,
follow it to the north boundary of
ish aviators, who had been given up I ati Vkjtip ft k ct I iwc r urnn i n
A.jA. Aijt,t nun Jiv.n.cu UJ, 11111 were
safe on board a steamer bound from keve .T"76
xT-f-ii. i r rm- 2:12 pm JckaonvlIle-New York 3:15 am.
Norfolk to Denmark This news, 2:2opm. Xk.onvHIe-a'Ineaville 3:35 pm.
wiiu.il tuc otar promptly spreaa over 8:42 am. J'ksonville-G'nesvllle 10:13 pm.
town, was gladiy received. Our peo- 3:15 am. St. Pefabrg-Lakeland 2:12 am.
pie have taken great interest in these 3:35 pm. St. Pet'ebrer-Lakeland 2:00 pm.
two brave men.
American troops sent to Russia to
aid the Czecho-Slovaks are not al
lowed to fight the Bolsheviki or even
talk about them. Our government
has consistently followed its Mexican
policy on every front except the west western
ern western front, and we guess it is the fault
of the Germans that it did not follow
7:10 am. Dunnellon-Wllcox
7:40 am. Du'nellon-Lkeland 11:03 pm.
3:25 pm. Homosa&sa 1:45 pm.
10:13 pm. Leesburs 8:42 am.
4:45 pm. Gainesville 11:50 am.
Monday," Wednesday, Friday.
TuMdajr. Thursday, Saturday.
'-"-r: IVSSKS8"- Mil .'V
ZESTFUL and sparkling Or an ge-Crush
tempts the thirst and allays it com completely,
pletely, completely, refreshingly.
Each champagne bubble of Orange-Crush is
aglow with carbonated golden goodness.
Served ice-cold, the fresh-fruit flavor of Orange Orange-Crush
Crush Orange-Crush becomes superbly delicious.
Orange-Crush is obtainable wherever soft drinks
are sold. Try an ice-cold bottle. Then order order-a
a order-a case for the home. We stake our reputation
as bottlers on the purity of Orange-Crush.
5c by Hie bottle Less by the case.
Gov. Catts Saturday signed the hill
reducing the state levy for health tax
to one-fourth mill; a bill providing
for maintenance of convicts on public
roads; a bill making" appropriations
for institutions under the board of
We have a fully supply of cans,
canners and canning supplies. Clark-
son Hardware Co. Phone 417. 22-9t
-Exchange says, speaking of presi
dential candidates, that the differ
ence between' Wood and Pershing is
that the former is a talker rather
than a fighter. An examination into
the records of the two men up to the
beginning of this war will show that
Wood did as much fighting as Persh-
A. E. GERIG
Wow Is The Time To
Help Us Give You Good Service
We need your help during this hot weather. Everybody is calling
for prompt service everybody needs OUR. ICE.
Do your nhare be sure that the ice man is not delayed at your
home have the ice money or the coupon ready when he comes
make it as easy for us to serve j our neighbor as
you want us to
We know you will help, us thank you.
Ocala-lice FacMime C
OCALA EVENING STAR, MONDAY, 3IAY 26, 1919
Let Us do Your Family
Wash. All Flat Work
If you have any society items,
please phone One-Two-One (121). J
Union Bible study class meets at
the Baptist church Friday afternoon
at 4 o'clock.
Little Miss Virginia McCraw of,
Gainesville is visiting Mary Chris-
I tine Cassels.
Federal B (?).
H TT7 HTi
5i W AJ
i Phone lOlj
U f ? VI W ff-3
J i u LI
il n i mm II mrm W l
Mrs. T. C. Carter returned Satur
I day from a delightful visit to friends j
and relatives in Louisiana.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Anderson and
J J family of Lakeland are visiting Mrs.
IL. T. Izlar for a few days.
Large supply of Velvet Beans and
Chufas now on hand. The Ocala I
Seed Store. 7-11-19
Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Lloyd and i
party have returned from a pleasant
motor trip to Miami and the East i
FUNERAL DIRECTORS and EIY1BAL TIERS
No charge for delivery of caskets anywhere day or night.
WILBUR SMITH, SAM It. PYLES JR.,
Office Phono 10 Plight Phones 225 or 423
The regular monthly meeting of
the W. C. T. U. will be held at the
Presbyterian 'church tomorrow, Tues
day, afternoon at 4 o'clock.
Mrs. Keeffe, Misses Maude and
Pearl Keeffe have returned home
from a most delightful week end
spent with Mrs. Tom Jones at North
Federal B (?).
Let us quote you prices
on a VJonumcnt or Head Headstone
stone Headstone to mark the last rest resting
ing resting place of your loved,
GARBLE OR GRANITE.
0CALA1M ARBLE WORKS
E. W. LEAVENGOOD, Mgr.
N. Magnolia St.
Mrs. Hosmer, who has been spend
ing the past three months with hex'
sister, Mrs. T. C. Carter and family,
has returned to her home in New
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wood and three
children, who have been the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. M. A.' Ten Eyck since
Thursday, have returned to their
home in DeLand.
An elegant line of graduating pres
ents at THE BOOK SHOP.
Mr. Luther Mershon returned to
Miami yesterday after a few days
visit with his mother here. Mr. Mer Mershon
shon Mershon is a clever young lawyer and is.
making good in Miami.
Mrs. M. M. Little went out to Ken
drick yesterday afternoon to assist
in the organization of the league
there with a full list of officers for
the new year 1919-20.
Pentone is sold in Ocala at Gerier's
I Drug Store at one dollar per bottle, tf
Mjpjr fousi-lastinfi bars
1 ji p in;:; each package, ipf
ffWSmm: value in
j MWiW --refreshment ; i
you can- pas- w
jimj A BENEFIT to teeth.
jMxisi breath, appetite and
jftjzr 'JJ) The price fs 5 centS1, I
3 V, xn
The casualty list that reached us
Saturday contained. the name of Pri Private
vate Private Reuben M. Long, wounded
i slightly; next of kin, Alonzo Long,
In the account of the play 'given
Friday night by the O. H. S. senior
class, the names of Misses Fannie
Carlisle, Cevie Roberts and Mamie
Henderson were unintentionally omit
Large supply of Velvet Beans and
Chufas now on hand. The Ocala
Seed Store. 7-11-19
Mrs. G. K. Williams and Miss Edith
Williams left today for Chicago for a
visit with relatives. Mrs. Williams
will probably make her home in Chi Chicago
cago Chicago or near that city. Miss Williams
expects to return to Ocala In a couple
I take pleasure in announcing that I have
purchased the stock and good will of the
S1ITI ttlCffi! CMIPM1Y
and will take immediate possession. I wish
to extend my grateful thanks to the patrons
of the 0. K. Teapot Grocery for their past lib liberal
eral liberal patronage and hope soon with increased
facilities to be able to serve them better than
ever before. By strict attention to business I
hope to retain the patronage of the Smith
Grocery Company's customers. I extend
thanks to one and all and hope to.merit a con continued
tinued continued and larger patronage.
Phone in your orders to Phones 174, 16 and
434 and you will receive your goods promptly.
TUT A TTM7T7W
' 1 I i v III II- VI
U LU LL
Wo. 7 Worth Magnolia, Wext to Ocala WafS. BanL
OCALA FRATERUAL ORDERS
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Ocala Lodge Mo. 19. Conventions
held every Monday evening at 8
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.
ORDER OF .EASTERN STAR
School day memory books at THE
BOOK SHOP. 3t
Born this "ariorning at the Marion
County Hospital to Mrs. Margaret
Pyles, a little daughter. Mr. and Mrs.
C. P. Howell, the grandparents, will
adopt the little miss and give it its
grandmother's name, Mary Eliza Elizabeth.
beth. Elizabeth. Their daughter, Mrs. Pyles,
will adopt her maiden name.
The Wesley Friendship Bible class
of the Methodist church will hold a
candy and brown bread sale at the
bandstand Saturday afternoon at 4
Messrs. Chas. L. Fox and Bryan
Butler of St. Petersburg came up
from that city Saturday night, to
visit relatives. Mr. Fox returned to
St. Petersburg last night, accom
panied for a brief visit by his moth mother,
er, mother, Mrs. Mamie Fox, who will return
to Ocala tomorrow. Mr. Butler will
remain for a day or so. He is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ditto.
Norma Talmadge in "The Proba
tion Wife," will be the feature at the
Temple tomorrow. "The Probation
Wife" is the story of a girl who is
the most popular attraction at a no notorious
torious notorious cafe. Later the place is raided
and she is sentenced to three years
in the reformatory. She escapes at
the end of the second year. On the
train she meets a manwho had tried
to aid her to escape' from the cafe,
and she offers herself to him for food
and shelter. Mch to her surprise,
he marries hevf She calls herself his
probation wife. Love makes a differ
ent woman of her and they become
true husbafad and wife.
Ocala Chapter No. 29, O. E. S.t
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 8 o'clock.
Mri. Isabel Wesson, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
OCALA LODGE NO. 286. B, P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, xnets
the second and fourth Tuesday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month. Visiting" breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Lodge rooms
upstairs over Troxler's and The Book
Shop, 113 Main street.
J. H. Spencer, E. R.-
E. J. Crock, Secretary.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F,
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star ooffice building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
Joe Potter, N. G.
J. D. McCaskill. Secretary.
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
K. of P. hall at 8 p. m. every sec second
ond second and fourth Friday. Visiting sov sovereigns
ereigns sovereigns are always welcome.
W. W. Stripling, C. a
Chas. Kv'Sage, Clerk.
MARION-DUNN MASONIC LODGE
WIHIDTE STTAIE LB lis
TRANSFER AND STORAGE CO.
Moving, Packing. trucks with competent drivers, and
our equipment will move you complete, no matter what
Issued on Cotton,
We have first class
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. & A.
M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
8 o'clock mitil further notice.
H. O. Cole, W. M:
Jake Brown, Secretary.
MIRIAM REBEKAH LODGE NO. 15
Which are the live business houses of a town. Printer's ink users. See?
Damt Stationery for the Girl
Gradurfes. We have it. THE SPEC SPEC-lIALTr
lIALTr SPEC-lIALTr SHOP. A T!. GptiV. 19-T.f:
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. -15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall -at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. W. T. Whitley, N. G.
-Eloife Bouvier, Secretary.
The Ford Sedan is high-class in ap appearance
pearance appearance and appointments. The seats
are restful, and deeply upholstered with
cloth of high quality. Large doors give
convenient entrance on either side;
plate glass windows make it a closed
car for inclement weather, and give
fresh air when open. With high qual quality
ity quality in appearance and equipment there
is the simple and safe control in driv driving.
ing. driving. A woman's car a family car for
every day in the year. Ford Sedan,
$775 f. o. b. Detroit.
OCALA EVENING STAR, MONDAY, MAY 26, 1919
F. W. DITTO
Local Agent for the
PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE CO.
About the new Life Policies now
being written by this grand old
F. IV. DITTO, OCALA ,FLfc.
NOTICE TO DISCHARGED I ATjTCT Of: A I 2
J30LDIERS AND SAILORS
APPRECIATE THEIR TEACHERS
xicuiars as woumne spendin a few days in the city.
sixty dollars bonus ior aiscnargea
men can be had by applying to the
undersigned. D. Niel Ferguson,
Chairman Civilian Relief Committee,
American Red Cross, Ocala, Fla.
FIVE DOLLARS REWARD
The Star will pay five dollars for
evidence sufficient to warrant the ar arrest
rest arrest of any person -who takes a copy
of the Evening Star from the prem premises
ises premises of any of our subscribers with without
out without the owner's consent.
Federal B (?).
The members of the senior class of
li19 wish to express their gratitude
and appreciation to Miss Sheppard
for her efficient and .untiring service
rendered in training us for our class
day and also Miss Porter, Miss Coni
Mrs. M. H. Bailey of Sanabelle is bear Miss Stone and Mis3 Fuller for
visiting her sister, Mrs. Charles Cul- tfce assistance given Miss Sheppard
& l VU" AAA V V -M...M VV J
success achie'd was larelv due
Ouija Boards at The Book Shop. 3t to their efforts. The Senior Class.
- A I J i 1
yfAti ; uwing 10 naru study,
V vr Graduates may sufT er
eyestrain. Give your
r'' eyes attention and in insure
sure insure efficiency in your future life
Dr. K. J. Weihe. -Eyesight
With Weihe Co., Jewelers. Ocala. Fla.
CALL PHONE 13
DAYTON AIRLESS TIRES
you need no
spare tires o r
tubes. No filler
usedCall to see
DR. G. A. H. EDMISTON
Veterinary Physician and Surgeon
Residence Phone 501. Office Phone 123
M. U. EONDT & CO
Next to Harrington Hall Lunch Room,
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose "and
When You Want
We call for your work and
make prompt return delivery.
MARION PRESSING CLUB
Smith & Garrett, Props.
Mrs. E. H. Mote of Leesburg is The faculty of the high sChool en-!
spending a few days with relatives in tertained the members of the senior
the city. I class at a farewell luncheon at the
Arms House todav. The table dec-
Pound paper, all colors, 50 cents a orations were in p.0id and black, the
pound. Envelopes' to match 15 cents colors 0f the high school. The place
per pecKage, at xne Anxi-juonopoiy cards were attractively hand-painted
Drug Store. 20-6t with owis in the colleee caDs and
frowns. Durinrr the luncheon im-
Mr. James Carlisle of Dunnellon Dromntu SDeeches were called for
pent Sunday in town with his par- from e graduates, nearly all the
qnts, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Carlisle. subjects being taken from the place
which was criven Fridav nie-ht and
Federal B (?)., I which has been praised so highly.
This eraduatine class has been rov-
Miss Mary Scott expects to go to anv entertained and in looking back
uainesvine mis anernoon ior a visn to their commencement days this
with her aunt, Mrs. Louis Tucker. luncheon will be one to be remember
ed with treasure.
toee our spienaia line oi guts ior
graduates." itir uuuk briur. 61 The Tenrnle theater was crowded
vesterdav mornincr to hear the com.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Chambers and mencement serrhon' by Rev. C. "M
DaDy returnea to ucaia, yesteraay, Brittain. It is eenerallv the custom
to import a preacher for this duty,
but the eloquent pastor of the Ocala
Baptists proved fully equal to the oc-
IclveK Mi Iiaclay
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
PHONES 47. 104, SOS A
after a week spent in Jacksonville.
Remember the graduate with a
nice card. We have a pretty line. I casi0n.
"THE SPECIALTY SHOP. A. E.
Our facilities for repairing all
makes of automobiles are complete.
Whetherwyour car is in need of a gen general
eral general overhauling or only minor re repairing
pairing repairing wo can do it at a very reason reasonable
able reasonable price ,and we guarantee satis satisfaction
faction satisfaction in every instance. We thor thoroughly
oughly thoroughly wash up your car free after
Ft. King Ave. and S. Magnolia St.
Phone 117, Ocala, Fla.
Miss Susie Lou Ellis will entertain
tomorrow afternoon in honor of Mrs.
Singletary, who is visiting her sister,
Mrs. O. E. Cox.
A beautiful line of Graduation
Cards at "THE SPECIALTY SHOP."
A. E. Gerig. 16-tf
Federal B (?).
Careful Estimates made on all Con
Messrs. M. L. Payne and F. S. Du Du-puis
puis Du-puis of Fairfield were in town Satur Saturday.
day. Saturday. They were accompanied by
Douglas Vance, a 14-year-old boy,
who in consenuence of the excellent
Mr. S. P. Hollinrake has finished climate and satisfying rations of
his duties with the Y. M. C. A. in Fairfield, is about the size of most
r ranee, and expects to be home nyibovs cf eighteen.
the nrst ot July.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Simmons and
infant daughter and Mrs: Simmons'
mother have arrived from Georgia and
will make their home with Mr. and
Mrs. Raiford Simmons. Their friends
will be delighted to know that they
intend to build and make Ocala their
Peptone, the Great Tonic
Try a White Mop Wringer. They
wring with perfect ease, quickly; no
Gives More and Better J lifting, no pulling, and the do not
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala, Work for the Money than any other pull the mop to pieces. For sale by FOR SALF, One 16-foot army tent,
tf contrswor In tb city.
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Ciarkson Hardware Company, Phone 10-oz. duck for $20. Also Prest-o-Lite
417. 22-9t cutting and welding outfit, two large
presto gas cylinders. Will sell cylin-
Mr. D. E. Mclver.reports the meet-lders separate. Inquire at No. 313 Or-
ingr of the hardware men of Florida, ange street. 26-3t
s) Georgia and Alabama in Jacksonville I :
last wees a great event, xue uiciuowa i in x vueap, large storeroom
not only had a good time but trans- in prominent loaction. See L. M. Mur Mur-acted
acted Mur-acted a good deal of business very ray, Holder block, Ocala, Fla. 24-3t
important to buyers and dealers in
hardware in the three states. WANTED Partner to invest $3000
in a well established paying manu-
Rooms for light housekeeping atlfacturing business. This proposition
Lake' Weir with "bathing room priv-1 will stand investigation, and will give
ileges at the lake. Mrs. R. L. Martin, details to anyone who is interested
Lake Weir, Fla. and means business. Address "Busi
Mrs. C. R. M. Sheppard of Oldtown
iness," care Star.
1 Dodge Touring Car in first class, mechan mechanical
ical mechanical condition. ;
1 1917 model Overland Touring Car; in first
class condition mechanically and as to
tires and body.
2 first class Ford Touring Cars.
1 Maxwell Touring Car, 1918 model; never
used at all.
1 1917 model Maxwell Touring Car; fine
1 1918 model Maxwell Touring Car; fine
1 1916 model Maxwell Touring Car.
1 1913 model Cadillac? Touring Car, (you
can name the price) and it is in good
condition with good tires.
1 Republic 3-4 ton Internal GeaT Truck,
with body and canopy top, fine mechan mechan--
- mechan-- ical condition.
White Gasolene Touring Car, 1913 model,
in vvery best of mechanical condition
These car are all good values and can
be seen at onr place oi business. We are
prepared to give liberal terms on them, if
desired. Call, phone or write the
is- visiting her daughter. Miss Mamie FOR SALE A Cadillac racing car
I r1 1 I Hf T-1 XT' ,J J I T Hf TT T) r1.
expect to leave the end of the week
for their home. The many friends of FOR SALE "490" Chevrolet touring
Miss Mamie Sheppard will be delight- car, 1918 model; five good tires and
ed to hear that at .the Stetson com-in first class condition throughout.
mencement exercises next weeK sneiAppiy to uouvier s uarage. corner
will receive her master's degree and Ft. King and S. Magnolia St. 22-6t
not being satisfied with what she has
already accomplished, she will leave FOR RENT Four unfurnished rooms
in about tthree weeks for Charlotts- for light housekeeping to couple with with-ville;
ville; with-ville; Va., to specialize in history and lout children; bath, electric lights and
Latin at the University of Virginia, luse of telephone; all on upper floor,
Rates reasonable. Apply to "S,M P. O.
Peptone. tf Box 422, Ocala, 21-tf
The last services for Dr. Wilson I WANTED Two experienced sales
were held at the Carney residence ladies at once; willing to pay right
Sunday morning, preparatory to salarie sto the right people. Apply
sending the remains to their final! to J. Malever, at the Globe. 21-tf
resting place in Trenton, Ky. The
services, conducted by Revs. Herndon WANTED A. C. P. O. of the U. S.
and Hardin, were very largely attend-1 Naval Aviation Corps, U. S. N. de
ed by the friends of the good old doc- sires to act as relief for one or two
tor and Mr. and Mrs. Carney. Mclver I months in the clerical or bookkeep-
& MacKay had charge of the arrange- ing departments. Anyone contemplat-
ments. Dr. Scott of Savannah accom-1 ing leave or vacation will do well to
panied the remains on their last jour-1 communicate with L. R. Parrish, 702
npv. OalA mmirns nnn will nlwnvs 1 T.imo cti-oot 9rtfif
kindly remember this courteous old
gentleman who made his winter homeJWANTED To rent a piano; must be
among us for so maay years. jin good condition. Best of care will be
given it. For further information, cal
Peptona. tf at 412 Oklawaha Ave., or at the Star
A Well Repaired
As Good as New
IF you know, how (everybody can't do it) you
can take injured parts out of Cord Tires, build
it up again, and make it practically as good as
new. That's the beauty about Cord Tires and
a reason why they save money.
We've studied the construction of Cofd Tires and
we repair them the factory. way. When we get
done, your tire's repaired, not patched. We're
equipped for fast service fast and good.
Drive up ancl call on us there's free air at the curb.
Or phone 74 We'll call and get your tire.
We Sell the Famous Silvertown Cord Tires.
SILVER SPRINGS-0GALA BUS SE1IE
Comfortable Bus Will Until Further Notice
Run Between Ocala, and Silver Springs on
Sundays and Thursdays on the following
Schedule, Leaving Ocala from Court House.
Lv. Ocala Lv. SiL Spjrs.
1:30 P. M 2:00 P. M
3:30 P. M 4:00 P. M.
5:30 P. M 7:00 P. M.
7:30 P. M 8:00 P. M.
9:30 P. M 10:00 P. M.
Lv. Ocala Lv. Sil. Spgs
9:00 A. M 2:00 P. M.
1:30 P M '. 4:00 P. 31.
3:30 P. M..... 7:00 P. M.
5:30 P. 31.. 8:00 P. 31.
Q-mp m in-nn p.
Edlo CarinmScliiaell, Fr'oprjetoir
THE WMBSJDE MOTEL
In the heart of the city with Hemmmjr Park for a front yard.
Every modern convenience in each room. Dining: room service is
second to none.
RATES From $1.50 per Uy i? person to ?G.
ROBERT M. MEYER,
Mr. and 3Irs. G. J. Blitch of Willis-
ton were visiting their Ocala friends IFOR SAU2 Cedar posts, seven feet
yesterday. Their friends will be sor- leng. Apply to J. J. Reaves, North
ry to hear that Mr. and Mrs. Blitch Ocala. 17-6t
recently lost their pretty and intelli- v
gent dog, "Peggy Hyland." Peggy AUTO REPAIR SERVICE For
was run over by an auto the other quick and reliable automobile service
I day. She was a general favorite in come to the Florida House Garage. J.
Williston. C. Lanier and IL C. Williams. 8-lm
Messrs. J. J. Gerig and Niel Fer- WANTED Your repair work on
guson went to Blitchton yesterday, to guns, locks, lawn mowers, etc., at
present the argument for the ten-mill 301 S. Main St. Also buy and sell sec sec-amendment
amendment sec-amendment to the school patrons of ond hand furniture at 307 S. Main St.
that community. They met some fif-l J. W. Hunter, the Locksmith. 13-tf
teen or twenty of the voters, who
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considered their argument favorably.
Federal B (?).
Pound paper, all colors, 50 cents a
pound. Envelopes to match 15 cents
per peckage, at the Anti-Monopoly
Drug Store. 20-6t
Most beautiful line cf Stationery
ever in Ocala; all colors; from 35
cents to 75 cents a box. it the Anti-
Mcnopoly Drurj Store.
WANTED Your stove, range and
refrigerator repair work. .We also
buy and sell second hand stoves. Acme
Stove Hospital 326 North Maagnolia
WOOD An honest load of wood can
be had by phoning Smoak's Wood
Yard, phone 146. tf
WANTED A- second-hand cash reg register.
ister. register. Write or' call at 305 South Mag Magnolia
nolia Magnolia street. 21-lt
Consider the qualtity
that you get when you
patronize the Star's
Job Department, and
the price will be con considered
sidered considered mocjerata in
comparison with the
Star Publishing Company