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OCA LA, FLOUIDA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER IS, 1919.
VOL. 26, NO. 300
Possible that Department of Justice
May Come to Terms With
Washington, Dec. 18. Negotiations
between the meat packers and the
government, it became known today,
have been going on for some time
with the object of compromising the
anti-trust prosecution which is still in
a state of grand jury investigation.
It is understood that one plan consid considered
ered considered is the withdrawal of the packers
from side line? such as the wholesale
grocery business, which various re reports
ports reports of the Federal Trade Commis Commission
sion Commission have charged them with trying to
dominated The attorneys for the five
big packers were in conference again
today with officials of the department
MEXICAN NOT RECEIVED
Mexico's reply to the last American
note on the case of Consular Agent
Jenkins was received today at the
SELECT MARTIN'S SUCCESSOR
A call for a conference of democrt democrt-ic
ic democrt-ic senators Saturday to select a leader
to succed the late Senator Martin of
Virginia, was issued today by Sena Senator
tor Senator Hitchcock of Nebraska, who is
contesting with Senator Underwood of
Alabama for the place.
A FLORIDA BOY
KILLED IN GEOKGIA
Macon,. Ga., Dec. 18. Frank Cal Calvin,
vin, Calvin, 25 years old, of, Titusville, Fla.,
ended his life last night by jumping
in front of a Georgia railroad train
at James station, near this city. His
body was mangled beyond recognition.
He was identified by his army regis registration
tration registration card with his watch and
THE FLORIDA GUIDE
The Board of Trade has procured a
number of copies of the Florida Guide,
which among other things contains a
write-up of Marion- county. As long
as they last these guides can be ob-
tained at the Board of Trade room at
A ring, watch charm or pin with!
M w pmWPm will hA fl most an- ?
preciated Christmas present for him.
See them here. J. E. Allemand, Har Harrington
rington Harrington Hall hotel block. 12-tf
XM AS SPECIALTIES
Candies1 "Goodness Knows They're Good"
The kind he likes
Make your selection while
the assortment is complete
WANTS 10 WAIT
Cuban Lower House Would Like
Know What America Will Do
About the Treaty
Havana, Dec. 18. Approval of the
peace treaty was unanimously voted
by the Cuban senate last night. The
treaty will be before the house the
middle of January. Strong opposition
is expected in the House, where a
number of representatives oppose con considering
sidering considering it until final action is taken
on the treaty by the United States.
EXPLOSION IN AN ARSENAL
Five Men Hurt at Dover, N. J., One
of Them Fatally
i Rodman and Fort McCoy, Mr. H. S.
(Associated ir.- Cummins, receiver for the Oklawaha
Dover, N. J.. Dec. 18. The cause of Valley, and prominent officials and
the fire which swept a part of the business men of these places. The
Picatinny arsenal following an explo- cars were met at the union station by
sion in the research laboratory last a delegation from the Marion County
night is the subject of an official in- jjoard, of Trade, the Ocala Rotary
vestigation by army officers today. Club, the Ocala Retail Merchant's
Four buildings were destroyed and Credit Association, and others,
the loss is estimated at one million After a warm welcome and hand hand-dollars.
dollars. hand-dollars. Five men were injured, one -rake alj around, the representatives
possibly fatally. The plant was de- 0f tne Ocala organization joined the
serted at the time except for guards, j visitors on board the cars, and a run
Later. One man injured died today, j wa& made out to Silver Springs, where
: the visitors had an opportunity of see see-AIRSHIP
AIRSHIP see-AIRSHIP SERVICE BETWEEN infif that wonderful body of water. On
ENGLAND AND AMERICA ihe return of the cars to Ocala, the
visiting officials and business men
(Associated Press) were driven around the city in auto-
London, Dec. 18. A weekly airship 1 mobiles, and then to the Florida
service to America is contempalted by House, where a luncheon was served,
a combination of aviation firms, which At the luncheon talks were made by
are credited with the intention of ac-; lecal and visiting men. Mr. H. S.
quiring the famous R-34 and her sis- j Cummins, receiver of the road, was
tor ship, the R-39. These are being efcpecially spoken of in the talks
altered to meet passenger and cargo made, for the greatest credit is due
OPEN MEETING AT
THE WOMAN'S CLUB cnc rad scrapped. The new car ser-
Z vice brings Ocala and Palatka iff
Dr. H. H. Cox of the University of cioser relationship and the luncheon
Florida, and one of the foremost Proved to be a very happy event,
speakers of the state, will sepak at; Among those here to see the en en-the
the en-the Woman's Club Saturday afternoon trance of the new cars into the city
at 3 o'clock. All oublic spirited citi-lwa? Mr. E. P. Renz, who was the
zens especially are cordially invited builder of the road from Ocala to
by the women of the Ocala Woman's j Palatka, which was started as a log log-Club
Club log-Club to attend this meeting. Mrs. J. jgmg road by the Rentz Lumber Com Com-W.
W. Com-W. McCollum, state president of the'Pany
Florida Federation of Women's Clubs,1 The luncheon was presided over by
wil! be the honor guest at this meet-. Mr. W. T. Gary, representative of the
ine-. This announcement will be very Marion County Board of Trade. Talks
pleasing to all club women and should
insure a full attendance. A special
musical program will be rendered
which will include some numbers by
the male quartet of the Ocala high
Riley's poems. Service and Guest's dent of the Rodman Lumber Company
poems at THE BOOK SHOP. 16-3t ai;d receiver for the Oklawaha Val-
iley railroad; Mr. T. P. Benard, gen gen-1mmmammmmmmmmmmBmmmmHmmm
1mmmammmmmmmmmmBmmmmHmmm gen-1mmmammmmmmmmmmBmmmmHmmm jeral manager of the Oklawaha Valley;
. Mr. H. N. de Montmollin, president of
Tl 1 i.1 Tl r t T
Mirrors, Combs and
Special value in 2.00 Boxes
Domestic and Imported
GREEN & GO.
Motor Driven Train o.i Oklawaha Val Valley
ley Valley Railroad Will Improve Passen Passenger
ger Passenger Service for Ocala and Palatka.
With the arrival in Ocala at eleven
o'clock Wednesday morning of the
nw motor driven cars of the Okla Okla-jwaha
jwaha Okla-jwaha Valley railroad, a new and bet bet-jter
jter bet-jter passenger service between Cen-
cial Florida and the East Coast, was
inaugurated. On their first trip the
motor cars brought from Palatka,
;Mr. Cummins for putting the Okla-
iwaha Valley railroad on its feet again,
after the recent efforts made to have
, ,". 1 !! T I fT 1
' iuauuiauu, v,umPaiiyi
Air. U E. Simmons, cf the Ocala Iron
oiks; Mr. Frank Harris, editor of
, the Ocala Banner; Mr. G. W. Chase,
! tne Florida Soft Phosphate & Lime
: Company; Mr. H. S. Cummins, presi-
ue .raiutKa .Business mens league:
Mi. W. J. Wilson and Mr. Brabham
of Fort McCoy, and Mr. W. L. Martin
of Citra. Others who were in the
party were Dr. E. W. Warren, chief
surgeon of the railroad, Dr. L. W.
Warren, C. L. Hudson, J. J. Murphy,
secretary of the Palatka Business
Men's League, and Mr. Carswell.
The coming together of the Palatka
and Ocala business men served also to
bring out another connection between
this part of the state and the East
Coast, and this is the proposed build building
ing building of a good road between Ocala and
Palatka by way of Orange Springs.
This road if built will not only be a
m. .iio & vau xx uuud win iiub I'll iv uc a
connection between the two cities, butl
will be a short road between Central
Florida and East Florida and between
South Florida points and Jackson Jacksonville.
ville. Jacksonville. Marion county has a new bond
issue under way and it is hoped that
;this road can be included among those
to be constructed. This matter has
already been taken up with the Put Putnam
nam Putnam county commissioners.
There will be a transport leaving
New Orleans, La., some time within
the next month for Panama, so all
young men who haven't booked pas passage
sage passage report to room 301 postoffice
building, Ocala, and get information
i ; concerning this trip. Just think of
I it! A visit to Central America, a
1 chance to see and mix with people
if torn every country in the world. It
as just a vacation at Uncle Sam's ex ex-ipense,
ipense, ex-ipense, a trip that would take hun hun-dreds
dreds hun-dreds of dollars if you were to pay
'for it yourself.
j Transportation, board, lodging,
j clothing, medical attention, instruc instruction
tion instruction and amusement just for signing
j up with Uncle Sam for three years,
i Think it over and then act. Tomor
row may be too late. There is only
a limited number of men wanted for
Panama. Act now. There are seven
branches of the army open in Panama
at the present. Call at the recruiting
office and pick your branch.
TO AUTO OWNERS
! T q rr o rro in at Yr rl1 nlona r f Itna
iness on the Anthony road, where I j
shall be pleased to attend to your car
jj-epair work by appointment. Call
: phone 393. 29-tf M. A. Bouvier.
DR. G. A. ED MI ST ON
Veterinaj,, Physician and Surgeon
Phone 38 M
Ocala - Florida
Ir. the Balkans by Montenegrin People
Against their Recent
Paris, Dec. 18. Fierce fighting by
Montenegrin people against Serbian
occupation occurred aiound Cettinje!
between December ls-t end 12th, it isj
declared in an official communique to-
uay irom the iore:n ministry oi the
CABINET MAY ASK
Signs Point to an Early General
Election in England
London, Dec. 18. Recent predic predictions
tions predictions that a general election would be
held in the near future were revived
by several newspapers in connection
with rumors current in parliamentary
lobbies yesterday. Parliament will be
prorogued next week until February,
when according to widespread belief,
the government will immediately pre prepare
pare prepare for the dissolution of parliament
and an election to test the country's
confidence in the coalition cabinet.
SURPRISED TO FIND
Proportion of Fools Larger than' One
Would Suppose in the World's.
New York, Dec. 18. Astonishment
was expressed by the superstitious
when the earth did not come to an end
yesterday. The ominous position, of
the planets had been well press agent agent-ed
ed agent-ed and some astronomers and persons
versed in withcraf t ha1 maintained
that at the precise moment when the
major leaguers of tne solar system!
formed themselves into a straight -in the Baltic region, was postponed
line with Neptur.e, Saturn, Jupiter, last night to give an opportunity for
Mars, Venus and Mercury on the one, the. Esthonian foreign minister to
side of the sun. and Uranus on the, present his government a new pro pro-other,
other, pro-other, the earth, which had moved j posal of the Russian soviet govern-
fcur or hve soiar pacts to the front of
ii. i! i i i i : i ii
nit i;ne, wouiu ue nave uive uie one
Scientists had scoffed at the idea,
but superstitious ones recailad having
lighted three cigarettes with one
match or having walked under a lad ladder
der ladder or having done in recent historic
times, cne of a thousand and one
other things known far and wide as
onens cf evil day3.
Students in Porto Rico are report reported
ed reported to have been so unfavorably im impressed
pressed impressed with their chances for con continuing
tinuing continuing life yesterday that they asked
for a holiday to prepare for the worst.
Harold Jacoby, professor of astron astronomy
omy astronomy at Columbia University, intimat intimated
ed intimated that their actions might have been
due to the desire of youth, everywhere
to have a holiday. He and other
scientists maintained that the effect
upon the earth of the planetary align alignment
ment alignment would be nil.
Astrologers have predicted the end
of the world many times in previous
history. As early as 11SG the earth
escaped one of those threatened cat cataclysms.
aclysms. cataclysms. Disappointment at the es escape
cape escape did not prevent StofTler from
predicting a universal deluge for the
year 1554; a year, as it turned out,
which was distinguished for drought
Mother Shipton, witch of Tudor times,
was credited with being equally sure
that 400 years after her time in
io-t . .1 u
1SP1, to be exact the world would
' mx. ..
ccrr.e to an end. The prediction caus
ed much agitation in England when
the date she set arrived. Thousands
of persons deserted their homes and
vent into tne neias to await anninna-
Various religious cults have made
a specialty in more recent years of
specifying an hour as the earth's last
setting forth scriptural or pseudo pseudo-scientific
scientific pseudo-scientific basis, but the world con continues
tinues continues as of old.
Jacob's candy, "the good kind," in
foi.cy Christinas packages, 25c. to $20
the box. Anti-Monopoly Drugstore.
FOLKS WE ALL KNOW
"Who comes to town at break of
day, With nivvef loaded high with
hay7 Why, the Farmer, of course.
When he Gets Through figuring up the
Proceeds of this year's Crop, he will
buy a Swell New Car. If the Fanners
ever-go on a Strike, the rest of us will
have to live, on Snowballs.
i X? y I v.
Allies Said to Have Found (Jermany
Can't Make Good Sea pa Flow
Paris, Dec. 17 The newspapers say l
the German delegates here have fur
nished the Allies proof that Germany
can not deliver all the harbor and dock
material demanded in the peace treaty
protocol. Allied experts are said to
be disposed to consider a counter pro proposition
position proposition which would reduce the total
amount by 200,000 tons.
DREW BUKOWINA LINE
The question of what compensation
Germany should make for the sinking
of the Scapa Flow fleet was again be before
fore before the supreme council today. Sev Several
eral Several propositions were presented to
the council, but no definite decision
was reached. One more boundary
question was settled by the council to to-dn
dn to-dn when delineated the frontiers
between Galicia ajnd Bukowina.
Pogroms Reported Against
Jews in the Ukraine
' Berne, Dec. 18. Reports of a fresh
wave of pogroms in the Ukraine dis districts
tricts districts occupied by Denikine's forces
arc printed in a Lemberg newspaper,
according to Lemberg advices. The
newspaper declares about 5000 Jews
were killed in Yekaterinoslav alone.
Dorpat, Dec. 18. The conference of
I Baltic states representatives who have
been attempting to bring about peace
jment on frontiers.
The following musical program will
be rendeied at the meeting of the
Woman's Club Saturday afternoon,
Piano solo. Val3e in B Minor,
Chopin Op. C3. No. 2 Miss Mildred
Vocal solo, selected Mrs. Manly,
accompanied by Mr3. Moremen.
Quartet, seletced High School
Steel guitar and eukelele selection
I y High School girls. 18-2t
PROGRAM FOR THE
The meeting of the members of the
Farmers' Co-operative Union in Ocala
Saturday will be held in the court courthouse
house courthouse if court is not in session; if it is,
the meeting will be held in the Temple
theater. Following will be the pro program:
gram: program: Discussion on the labor problem by
L. S. Light, J. M. Meffert, W. E. Ses Ses-boms,
boms, Ses-boms, E. C. Beuchler and M. L. Payne.
Discussion on organization of the
union by G. C. Chapman, E. W. Jen Jenkins
kins Jenkins and C. S. Barnett.
Moss Bluff. Dec. 18. Mr., and Mrs.
(John P. Gallowav. nioce and prand
j daughter and Mrs. Cora Dosh and her
mother, Mrs. M. E. Hickson. were vis-
jtors here Sunday.
Mrs. G. M. Brown of Ebb. is spend
ing a few weeks with her parents, Mr.
ar.d Mrs. S. A. Mc Kinney.
Mr. Albert Fort and daughter, Miss
Martha Fort, were visitors in' Belle-
Mr. George Miller of Ohio arrived
. Mrs. S. A. McKinney had as her
kiiest last week her mother and
tfib.xtncr of Alabama.
Mr. John Wiley, daughter ond son
v.eie dinner guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fort Friday.
This morning is the first time we've
had any frost this winter.
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Fort expect to
i :o to Jacksonville next week to spend
! Christmas with their daughter and
son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Vaughn
and to see their little granddaughter,
Mr. and Mrs. John Morrison of Ok Oklawaha
lawaha Oklawaha and Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose
Morrison were pleasant callers at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Murdock Mor Morrison
rison Morrison Sunday.
Miss Martha Fort 'was a caller at
Lake Weir Saturday afternoon.
KING'S DAUGHTERS MEETING
A called meeting of the King's
Daughters will be held tomorrow aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon at 3 o'clock at the residence of
;Mrs. C. L. Bittinger. All members
jaro requested to be present.
Mrs. C. L. Bittinger, President.
Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pens on
sale every day at Gerig's Drug Store.
Morning hours are best to shop at
THE BOOK SHOP. 16-3t
Cranberries, 15 cents per pound, at
W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
Stop! Have you tried Federal Bread,
the "be3t bread in the world." 20-tf
RESUME THE ROW
Rucus About the Peace Treaty May
Break Out Again Before
Washington, Dec. 18. The possibil
ity that the Senate peace treaty fight
might be resumed actively before the
j holiday recess developed today when
the foreiim relations
calied to meet in the morning. The
purpose of the meeting was not an announced,
nounced, announced, but party leaders indicated
an effort probably would be made to
obtain committee action on the reso resolution
lution resolution of Senator Knox to declare a
state of peace.
GREY MAY NOT RETURN
London, Dec. 18 The blief is grow growing
ing growing in diplomatic circles that Vis Viscount
count Viscount Grey will not return to Wash Washington
ington Washington as British ambassador, altho'
there is no intimation of this officially.
Speculation is beginning as to who
will be the next ambassador, and Lord
Readnig's name is mentioned fre
Today, 18th: George Walsh in
Friday, 19: Billy Burke in MThe
SatuTday, 20: Madge Kennedy in
Leave It to Susan."
Monday, 22: H. B. Warner in
Tuesday, 23: "Bringing up Father."
Wednesday, 24: Ray and Fair in
('Tim T Ttir,
a. lie iA;sb x xitiCAd.
Thursday, 25: Marguerite Clark in
Friday, 26: Louis Bennison in
Saturday, 27: All Star Cast in "The
House of Intrigue."
Monday, 29: Coburn's Minstrels.
Tuesday, 30: Alice Brady in "The
Wednesday, 31: William Russell in
Smoking and Desk Sets at THE
BOOK SHOP. 16-3t
We have an excellent line of Per
fumes and Toilet Waters which will
make nice presents, and ask your in inspection.
spection. inspection. Gerig's Drug Store. 12-tf
AUTO AMD TRUCK REPAIRING
We are thoroughly equipped to handle repair work on all makes
of cars. Nothing but experienced workmen and all work fully guar guaranteed.
anteed. guaranteed. Inner Tubes vulcanised. Full line of the famous Two-in-Ohe
Inner Tubes, either 30x3 or SOxS1; price L25.
STANDARD OILS, GAS AND GREASE
Our place (the old Ford Garage) is open from 6 a. m. until 10 p.
m. every day in the year, where you are invited to call and let. us
DIXIE HIGHWAY GARAGE
JAMES ENGESSER, Proprietor
121 W. Broadway phone 238 Ocala, Florida
f I ii ) i 111 l "I .1. il l ii mi iiiu.ii i .ii. I
Wc Have A Full Line
Of Useful and Sensible Holiday Gifts Ready for
Perfumes, Fancy Toilet Articles, Manicure Sets,
Toilet Cases; Smokers Sundries and other articles
Look Over.Our Suggestions
Get the True Xmas Spirit that prevails here and
you will solve many a gift problem at this -store
f u i i a i K I d n r
TO VISIT OCALA
Is Very Desirous of Organizing a
National Guard Machine Gun
Platoon in Our City
Editor Star: The writer expects to
be in the city of Ocala during the
eorly part of January for the purpose
of organizing a machine gun platoon
in your city. The second platoon of
the machine gun company has been
recruited in the city of Marianna and
is now ready for federal inspection.
Under former date your city was
awarded the headquarters of the ma machine
chine machine gun company whereby you will
receive two commissioned officers,
namely, a captain and a second lieu lieu-terunt.
terunt. lieu-terunt. The enlisted personnel of
your platoon would include the fol following:
lowing: following: Oen first sergeant, one supply
sergeant, three sergeants, three cor cor-povals,
povals, cor-povals, one mechanic, one' cook, one
bugler, four privates first class and
twelve privates, a total of twenty twenty-seven
seven twenty-seven enlisted men. and two officers.
I will appreciate it if you would
give this letter publicity so that you
may determine whether the city of
Ocala desires to organizs a machine
gun platoon. There are several' other
applicants for this machine gun pla pla-too:i
too:i pla-too:i and it will be necessary to begin
action toward organization in the near
f uti re and also a statement from
scire interested party that Ocala will
organize this platoon in order to re retain
tain retain the allotment that has already
been made to your city.
You will be advised later as to the
exact date on which the writer will
anive in your city. Thanking you in
advance for your co-operation, I am,
Yoifrs very truly,
Sidney J. Catts Jr.,
Adjutant General, State of Florida.
NOTICE, MEMBERS OF
All members of Marion-Dunn lodge
No. 19, F. & A. M., are requested to
attend the regular meeting at the
Masonic temple Thursday night at
7:30 o'clock. There is business of im importance
portance importance and election of officers.
Nothing maices jel more appiopriate
Christmas present than a piece of
good jewelry. See my line. J. E. Al Allemand,
lemand, Allemand, the jeweler.- 12-tf
ON OVER OVERHAULING
HAULING OVERHAULING FORD
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OCALA EVENING STAR, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1919
OCAU EVEIIIIIG STAR
tuhlfhet! Ery Day Except Sunday by
STAR PUBLISHING COMPANY
OF OCALA, FLA.
II. II. Carroll, President
V. Lavenfcood, Secretary -Treaaarer
J. II. Benjamin, editor
Entered at Ocala, ila,, postof flee as
ItiiMfaewii Of nee F1veOae
lldltorlal Department Trro-SeTea
war, and we should try to keep our
traditions intact. The adjutant gen-
ka (at their own expense) to confer
with the commissioners of Putnam re
el al can count on a warm welcome garding the proposed intercounty
from ex-service men, and we hope he j rc ad, connecting the Dixie Highway
will find enough of them willing to 'at Ocala with the other branch on the
take up this honorable work for their east coast by a road from Palatka to
state and nation. Urange bpnngs and tnru Ultra ana
Anthony to Ocala. It is about decided
About the time Congress began to! that the sub-district plan is the only
get ready to act toward Mexico with one by which we can secure the Dixie
vigor, Mr. Wilson recovered some of
his vigor and at once proceeded to
devigorate Congress. Mr. Wilson is
Highway, which however will be a
benefit to all the country from the
St. Johns river to the gulf. The Star
tion hurt his dear little Mexicans, no
matter how many Americans said
Mexicans murder or abuse. Ocala
ThA Anrat,i tv-o. t. of lese majesty and read out of the
entitled for the use lor republication of democratic party, along with the Her-
all news dispatches credited to It ot-a : von Hon't watch out. Miami
not otherwise credited in this paper alu 11 vou aon z waic" ou Miami
and also the local news published Herald.
nerein. ah rignts or republication or
special dispatches herein are also reserved.
net going to let our big bully of a na- j sincerely desires that all the county
We'd like to know who has autho
rity to turn the Star or anything else
oul of the democratic party. It allows
I everything to vote in the primary and
should come in. We believe it could
be done if there could be a general
getting-together. We don't think it
is possible to build a system of good
roads running by every man's home homestead,
stead, homestead, but we could if we would build
a trunk-line road thru each quarter of
the county, connecting with the roads
in other counties.
SHE WILL GET THE $5
WISE AND OTHERWISE
Politeness is the flower of charity.
Therefore, to the gentleman who
found us in error1' we reply with the
telephone girl, "Will you excuse,
Dame Fashion announces that trous
ers and noses will both be worn turn
ed up this season.
who swears well, never
Haven't you noticed it?
Horrors of peace! Shoe manufac
turers say that women s ieet are
One year, in advance ...$6.00
Six months, in advance 3.00
rhree months, in advance 1.50
'ne month, in advance.......... .SO
One year, in
six months, in advance 4.25
Three months, In advance 2.25
One month, in advance... SO
There is too much of a to-do being
made over America's illiterate sol soldiers.
diers. soldiers. They were most of. them up-
advance is .00 i standing men who knew how to shoot
better tnan tne average conege graa graa-u&te,
u&te, graa-u&te, and with a native wisdom gain gainer!
er! gainer! by dealing with men that could not
be found in books. The Germans for
years have been admittedly the best
educated people in the world, yet our
soldiers drove theirs steadily from the
day they first Went heavily into action.
Don't ask for gratitude. The real
tiling is given only to those who ask
not for it.
A week from today is Christmas
day. Why. can't we all quit all our
meanness for eight days?
German marks are worth only two
certs and they are not easy marks to
buy Christmas presents with.
The cold weather has put a winy
tingle in the air, and that is the only
place where any winy tingle is.
Mr. Gerard, our recent ambassador
to Germany, is a candidate for the
presidency. A little child could beat
There will be more sober men in
America this Christmas than on any
Christmas since the United States
was a nation.
A friend of ours informs us that his
wife has confiscated all his private
stock and poured it into fruit cake,
which she has carefully hidden. He
wants us to engage for him the ser services
vices services of a perfectly good burglar, of offering
fering offering as fees slices of said cake to us
and the burglar. We hope that if
there is any accomplished burglar in
town he will communicate with us.
We are dunned .for our dues to the
Florida press association and must
cough up. We never have a chance to
attend a meeting of the association,
bu know by their papers that the
members are a clever bunch to belong
Pinellas special is running again
same old route. Reason why they
The Tampa Rotary Club has adopt- won't run it thru Ocala, Gainesville
ed the Tampa children's home. Tampa j and Leesburg is because passengers
will be one place where orphan kiddies would insist on stopping to look at
will forget their misfortunes. real pretty Florida towns and disar
range the schedule.
It does look a -little bit like some somebody
body somebody in Washington has commenced to
begin to become just a little bit weary
of the Mexicans kicking Americans
Uruguay wants to mediate between
the United States and Mexico. That
is all right, but if either of the bel
ligerents happened to step on Urug
uay during the negotiations, that phil philanthropic
anthropic philanthropic little country would be
Attorney General Palmer pledges
himself to prosecute the profiteers.
That means that only us and a few
more pure-minded people are safe.
We haven't had a chance to make any
Elsewhere appears a letter from
the adjutant general, announcing he
.will.be here soon to try and organize
a machine gun platoon for Ocala. We
hope he will succeed. We hardly need
a military company for our own coun county.
ty. county. But it is a distinction to have one,
whether we need it or not. Company
A gave Ocala an honored position in will be here in a few days to confer
both the border trouble and the great 'with them. They have b'een to" Palat-
A friend looking for a business
onenine asked us if we knew where he
could obtain money easily. We told
him we thought Ocala was a pretty
good place. Somebody or other ob
tains all we make.
Editor Star: We so much need and
want a piano for our institution, that
we have concluded to try and raise
the money and buy one to. put in for
our exercises Christmas. May I ask
for a contribution of $5? I will appre appreciate
ciate appreciate it and you will assist in bringing
joy and peace to more people than any
$5 you probably have ever spent.
Sincerely, Mrs. J. S. Blitch.
Mrs. Blitch shall receive the $5.
And if any of the rest of you want to
come across and help in this worthy
cause, sent her a contribution. We
have seen the entertainment hall for
the state prisoners at Raiford, and
can testify that these men and women
obtain great help and comfort from it.
A eood niano under the touch of a
skillful musician (and there are Bev
el al at Raiford), will bring much
ight into their shadowed lives. Noth
ing uplifts the soul, recalls better
days and stirs impulses for good like
music. Hope and resolve to "go
straight" will go into more than one
soul with the music of that piano
Mrs. Blitch is, a Marion county girl,
and a sympathetic helper with her
husband in his work of giving crimi
nals and misled men opportunity to
again -be honored and useful members
of society. All the honor we help her
to win in her labor of mercy will re reflect
flect reflect on the region in which she pass
ed her girlhood. Help her out, people
of Marion and East Levy, and why
shouldn't our contemporaries all over
the stats ask their readers to help so
all Florida may have the tredit. Send
her a contribution you will know
where it goes, which is more than we
can say for lots of those asked for.
Some may scoff at Sim Blitch and his
honor system, but they are wrong; its
a good work, and because of it many
human hearts will be lighter not only
on Christmas but every other day. v
Send a little contribution, if its only
a dollar, to Mrs. J. S. Blitch, Raiford,
Fla. And will our contemporaries
spread her appeal before their readers.
Once upon a time a man named
Moore embarked in the women's ap
parel business. He failed. The wom women
en women just wouldn't wear Moore clothes.
Peculiar as it may seem, a woman
is always first to discover the holes in
her husband's pockets.
The commissioners are going ahead
in preparation for another bond elec
tion to secure, at least, ,the Dixie
Highway for Marion county. Chair
man brmth of tne road commission
WANTED. LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE. FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
RATES Six line maximum, one ;
time, 25c; three times, 60c; six times!
75c; one montn 3. rayaoie in aa-.
FOUND Shepherd dog. Came to my
place several days ago. Owner can
have same by paying expense of keep
and this ad. Dunn's Veterinary Hos Hospital.
pital. Hospital. 18-3t
,' i i, in. h ii !- r r. r
THE BOOK SHOP has increased
its sales force and will be open eve evenings
nings evenings until nine o'clock. Please help
us by shopping this wek as you will
not only be better served but be bet better
ter better able to get what you want. 16-3t
W. ft. Lane, M. D Physldan aal
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Noae aad
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
i nomad tiugnes says: messed is
the man who has the gift of making
friends, as it is one of God's best
And how a fool speaks without re-
fleeting, and your mirror reflects
We wonder how it is that some peo
ple find it so hard to wander from
their own firesides, and others have
to be chained up to keep them within
telephone distance of it.
The spendthrift always despises
tightwad, especially when he must go
to him to borrow money until next
A newcomer has decided that Ocala
is the best place in Florida. He has
invested heavily in real estate. We
arc glad he knows a good thing when
he sees it.
Before the war the world was rack racked
ed racked with theories of morals. Since the
war we hear very little of it.
The man who habitually treats
other men's wives more politely than
he does his own, cannot become a
member of Ocala's most exclusive so
Syrup and moonshine are two of
the most plentiful things in Ocala
jjst at the present writing. We cover
our morning battercakes with the
former and our sentimentality with
If folks don't want evil things said
of them, they must not do evil things.
It is a mighty poor policy to grow
feathers for your enemy's arrows.
If the cost of clothing goes much
higher, General Gorgas' prophecy
that the "white race will flock to the
tropics" may come true. Come on,
brothers and sisters. We've plenty of
fig leaves and lightwood knots.
The sky seems the only limit to the
profiteer. And we consumers sin
cerely hope that his ultimate destina
tion is in the opposite direction.
FOR SALE Must sell before Jan. 1
and I am asking for bids on my prop
erty situated on lot 12, block lb, Alar-
ion lieignts, ucaia, fia. mis prop property
erty property is unincumbered and can give
guaranteed title. Lot 50x150 feet; six-;
rooms, batn and sieepmg porcn; iront
and back porches; good well. This
house at present prices would cost
$3500 to build. It's yours at your
price. Go look it over and mail mej
your offer at once. Not for sale after
Jan. 1st. Write P. D. Odell. Andrews,
S. C. 17-tf
s&jj wm mi
LOST Black coat, marked "T. C. W."j
on inside pocket. Lost on street Tues
day forenoon. Notify T. C. Wilson,
getnral delivery, Ocala. 16-3t
FCRDS FOR SALE We have six
Ford cars for sale. Four touring, one
roadster and one little truck. Maxwell-Chalmers
Agency, Ocala. 16-3t
FOR SALE Two plug mules, at a
bargain. Phone 492, or write Box 445,
Ocala, Fla. 12-2 tf
FURNITURE, ETC. I buy and sell;
second hand furniture. Experts put it
in good condition before re-selling.
Repair sewing machines, lawn mow
ers, enamelware, etc. J. W. Hunter,
310, 312, 314 South Main St. 23-tf
WOOD For oak wood, cut to order,
call Teapot Grocery, or see J. H. J.
WOOD Phone 146 for all lenghths
oak or pine wood; thoroughly season seasoned.
ed. seasoned. Special price on quantity orders.
Put in your winter supply now.
Smoak's Wood Yard. 15-tf
FOR SALE (Wood Cut to Order.)
Reduce the high cost of keeping com comfortable
fortable comfortable this winter by buying youx
wood cut ready to burn direct from
the producer, thereby saving the
profits of the city wood yard. Orders
pilled anywhere in the city. Phone
39 M. C. P. Howell, Ocala. 4-m
We Are Offering
A Splendid Selection of
JEWE LR Y
For Holiday Presents
PLAIN AND SET RINGS,
LAVELIERS, WATCH BRACELTS, PINS,
FRENCH IVORY TOILET, MANICURE.
COMB AND BRUSH AND MILITARY SETS.
PINS, CUFF BUTTONS, ETC.
WITH ALL THE LODGE EMBLEMS.
Whatever iray be your wants in the line of Jew Jewelry
elry Jewelry for Holiday Gifts you can be supplied here as
we have a large and varied stock to select from
You will also find our prices most reasonable in
comparison to many other houses.
J. E. ALLEJ!
. South Side of Harrington Hall Block
Ocala - - Florida
v m j
FOR SALE Nice milk cow with
heifer calf. See C. A. Holloway, 715
Lime street, Ocala, Fla. 5-tf
WANTED At once, 10,000 bushels
of peanuts, any variety. We also want
your furs, hides, cotton, etc Ocala
Exchange & Hide Co., Carmichael
building, Ocala, Fla. 19-tf
WANTED Infant clothing of any
description. No matter how small the
gift, it will be appreciated. Leave
your offering at Mrs. Blackburn's res
idence on Oklawaha avenue. Mrs. C.
L. Bittinger, president King's Daugh
Sunrise and twilight arc considered
reasonably, certain events to look for
ward to. But when it comes to the
one absolutely sure thing to happen,
it is that all your friends are going
to be broke, when you want to make
a "little touch."
It'a a wise person who stands from
under when some people drop a hint.
A Tampa is after rats as a precaution
against the bubonic plague. Her city
authorities have offered a bounty of
ten cents on each dead rat. This new
industry of rat catching should thrive
in this city, too.
An inspection of pawn shop records
during the last few months, shows
that hardly anybody wanted to soak
No longer need the small boy run
away from home to see hold-ups, in
the true wild west fashion, if he lives
anywhere near the auto filling sta
A weather sharp says that turkeys
are roosting high this autumn, but
wc had already noticed that in the
retail poultry price list.
The giraffe has a lot of rubber in
his neck, but he hasn't any use for it
on a windy day. Why wasn't it given
to the street corner lizards?
On a cool night recently a man was
seen on Fort King avenue wearing a
straw hat, low shoes and an overcoat.
Playing both ends against the middle
a it were.
Of all the comments about drink drinking,
ing, drinking, this one from the, Tampa Tribune
wins the dog: "To some men a soft
drink is hard to swallow'
Fat people might make us of the
H. C. of L. period to reduce.
Efirff stains on a shirt front were
formerly a sign of carelessness. Now
they are the sign of affluence.
Listen girls! Only two weeks before
leap year. Better get busy.
There is a law in Norway which
prohibits any person from cutting
down a tree unless he plants three in
the place of it.
London Opinion says: "The men
who make the best husbands are
these who possess the knotty type of
feet with square toes." And a young
friend of the writer says, "They make
the worst kind of prospective father-in-laws,
A family conference concerning
ways and means to cut expenditures
will do more "than any government
activity or promises to reduce the H.
C. of U
' Spirits of camphor make a good
barometer, as they get cloudy before
a storm and clear up in fair weather.
tUK SALJt Kesiaence with 5 rooms
and bath, large porches: corner of
Franklin and Clark streets; also
laige barn. Will sell for cash or on
terms. Call phone 493. 12-2-lm
Cameo Brooches, Lavallieres
In splendid variety. From $5 to S45
Ladies' Wrist Watches
In various sizes. From $25 to 60
Birth Stone Rings
For every one. From $1 to $35
Stick Pins, Cuff Links and
Gold Pen Knives
$1.50 to $25.00
From $1.50 to $15.00
Men's and Boys' Watches
From $7.50 to $65 00
From $12 to $35
Gold Waldemac Chains
From $7.50 to 25 00
Many other articles too numerous to mention here. Come in
and look my stock over, whether you intend buying or nbt.
J. CHARLES SMITH
West of Courthouse
FOR SALE at 702 Wyomina street,
six-room house, also bath and summer
kitchen; all modern improvements.
Also rock face cement block machine.
Carl Wenzel. 2-l-30t
Cranberries, 15 cents per pound, at
W. A. Stroud's. 16-tf
M. G CD L ED M A M
Collins and Caskets,
Day Phone 253 Night Phones 511 and 3S5
L HURST, MANAGER
opttnoa Ocala Fa.
YOUR CREDIT IS GOOD. "WHY PAY MOEE"
The best winter nog and cow pas
ture is rye. rape and oats. At Ocala
Seed Store. 13-tf
Ouija Boards at the Book Shop. 3t
We buy all kinds of furs. Ocala
Exchange and Hide Co. 6-lm
Just received, a big shipment of
Parisian Ivory goods in manicure sets,
combs, brushes, mirrors, etc. Anti-
Monopoly Drug Store. 2-tf
For quick sale. Seaboard restaurant,
fixtures and supplies. $600. Cash. Ap Apply
ply Apply at Seaboard Restaurant. 12-19
SAVE MONEY ON MEAT I
We always handle the best fresh meat to be
had and our prices are always the Iowe?t
Round Steak : 25c JBest Pork Chops :50c
Loin Steak 30c Pork Sausage 25c
Stew Meat --ISc-
Groceries, Fruit, Veflctables, Etc
NEW YORK MEAT MARKET
FREE DELIVERY WEST BROADWAY PHONE 110
J. H. Spencer
W. R. Pedrick
THE OCALA SA ENGINE W)ffi
Local Agents for the Old Reliable
Announces that they are now Handling Storage Batteries and
maintain a fully equiped service station for recharging batteries.
Complete line of GOODYEAR and UNITED STATES Tires and
Tubes. All kinds of Automobile Accessories, and a full line of
parts for the BUICK.
Acetylene Welding Our Specialty
OCALA GjA ENGINE WOMM
SPENCER Ik PEDRICK, Proprietors.
" When Better Automobiles Are-Built buickWfll Build Them M
Ocldawaha Avemxe and GsceoIaiSL Ocaln, FI
OCALA EVENING STAR, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1919
and spent last summer here. She was
a V-inHlv. charitable and Christian
(woman, and was loved by all who
knew her. Rev. Carr of Dade City,
will officiate at the funeral, which
trkes dace at Oxford today, and
any society items,
i where the remains will be laid to their
HJssimll KHMsiy IPffestmtt
i final rest. Mrs. Davis has the sym sym-M.
M. sym-M. Brooks of Tampa was a nr tuv of v,er friends in her bereave-
visitor in town yesterday, jment.
TS1TTlTlTTTrh(OTn A tl7 a Tnm
White House Coffee
Rumford Baking Powder
two pounds for
n n f n
A Ji Jkl
Cornor Orange Ave. and 8!h St.
Three kinds of oranges, 20 to 60
certs a dozen at W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
Mr. D. B. Kibler of Dunnellon was
sin me city yesteraay on Dusiness mat
All of the best titles in popular
copyrights at 75c; 500 titles to select
from. Get our book lists. THE BOOK
Mr. Hugh Wicker of Coleman spent
a few hours in the city yesterday en
rcute to Gainesville.
Genuine Seneca cameras and film3
for holiday gift3, at the Anti-Monopoly
Drug Store. 2-tf
Mr. C. V. Miller of Tampa was in
the city yesterday en route to Lees Lees-burg
burg Lees-burg on business matters.
The most complete line of Thermos
Bottles we have ever displayed. Come
i nand see them. Gerig's Drug tSore.
Miss Isabel Davis will return Sat Saturday
urday Saturday from Southern College, to spend
tht holidays with her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Davis.
Holiday prices at the Affleck Mil-
j linery Parlor south side of the Ocala
House block. 18-6t
! Mrs. George Ford will entertain the
Thursday auction club this afternoon
at the home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. B. A. Weathers.
If Everything Was As
Cheap As Our Ice
The cost of living Would be as low as it was in the good old days.
No use worry' ng, however, because it isn't that way. Be glad that
(ce is helping to keep down the cost of living, besides giving you
better food and a greater variety of it than your grandfather's fam family
ily family ever had.
caila Ice Padding Co,
Arrival and Departure of passenger
trains at OCALA UNION STATION.
The following schedule figures pub published
lished published as information and not guar guaranteed.
anteed. guaranteed. (Eastern Standard Time)
SEABOARD AIR lINE RAILROAD
2:15 am .... Tampa 2:15 am
2:15 am Manatee- 3:35 pm
1:50 pm Tampa-Manatee 1:35 pm
4:25 pm Tampa-St. P'tersbrg 4:05 pm
ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILROAD
2:12 pm Jacksonville-N'York 3:15 am
1:45 pm J'ksonville-Ga'nsville 3:35 pm
6?42am JTcsonville-G'nesvile 10:13 pm
3:18 am St.Pet'sbrg-Lakeland 2:12 am
3:35 pm StJPet'sbrg-Lakeland 1:25 pm
7:10 am Dunnellon-Wilcox
7:40 am Du'nellon-L'kelnd 11:03 pm
3:25 pm Homosassa 1:30 pm
10:13 pm Leesburg 6:42 am
4:45 pm Gainesville 11:50 am
Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
'Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.
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everlastingly fighting for the interests
of the people and the development of
this section and no one who has the
vaelfare of South Florida at heart can
afford not to be a constant reader of
the Tribune. It is Florida's great
metropolitan paper, carrying the full
night and day report of the Associat Associated
ed Associated Press with intelligent correspond correspondents
ents correspondents in every nook and corner in its
territory. Its big Sunday edition has
the most complete comic and maga
zine section printed in this state, and
the subscription rates are only $8 per
annum; $4 per six months and $2 for
three months. Write for sample copy
and subscribe today. 16-tf
PARKER Lucky Curve fountain
Pens ink the point and not the fingers.
Its safety sealed. Ask us. The Anti Anti-Monopoly
Monopoly Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 2-tf
Four kinds of apples, 30 to 80 cent3
per dozen, at W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
Chatterbox and hundreds of differ different
ent different books for children at THE BOOK
Yesterday afternoon at her home on
OkJawaha avenue, Mrs. E. G. Peek in
a very cordial manner entertained the
V. ednesday auction club and a few ad additional
ditional additional friends. She received her
guests in the hall and living room,
which were made very attractive with
quantities of roses and ferns, and here
the enchanting game was enjoyed for
several hours, after which, with the
ajistance of Mrs. E. L. Carney, the
hostess served her guests to a dainty
fruit salad course, cheese straws,
pickles, olives, sandwiches and tea.
Mrs. Paul Simmons was awarded thei
club prize for making highest score,
a beautiful box of stationery, and Miss ;
Musie Bullock was given an attrac-j
live deck of cards for the highest;
score among the visitors. The after-!
noon spent with Mrs. Peek was a most
Keg Malaga Graphs 40 cents the
pound at W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
The members of the T. A. G. club
will give a dance Wednesday evening,
T O 1 A A. il 'XT "l-.'U I
licencing at 8:30 o'clock. The young
ladies of this club are among the
younger society set of the town, and
while we do not know the meaning of
"T. A. G." we can vouch for the fact
that they are some of the "A. G. C,"
most "Attractive Girls in the City."
This will be another of the large and
jolly entertainments during .the holi holidays,
days, holidays, and those invited are anticipat anticipating
ing anticipating a huge time.
Nothing makes a more ueful or more appreciated Holiday Gift than Furniture, whether it be a
full set or only an odd piece for individual use. In our line will be found many especially attractive
articles for presents.
Buy from your home merchants.
They pay taxes and keep up home in institutions.
stitutions. institutions. THE BOOK SHOP. 16-3t
Miss Willie Igou of Eustis passed
through Ocala yesterday en route to
Gainesville for a short visit. Miss
Igou has many friends in Ocala.
Ccocanuts, lEc, 20c. and 25c. each
at W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
Miss Ruth Simmons is expected
home today from Atlanta, to spend
the 'Christmas holidays with her par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Simmons.
A bracelet watch is just the thing
for daughter's Christmas present, and
chose at Allemand's are being sold at
truly low prices. 12-tf
Mrs. J. A. Walters is quite ill at
hei home on South Second street. Her
many friends regret to hear of her
illness and trust that she will soon be
entirely well again.
For colds, take Nyals Laxacold
Tablets, 25c. Anti-Monopoly Drug
Mrs. Ed Carmichael arrived home
yesterday from Atlanta, after an ab absence
sence absence of five or six months, and for
the present is comfortably located at
the Ocala House.
We are now prepared to give demonstrations
in the popular
& C E IP 1PS.BOOTH IX
to show its many new and striking features.
Opposite Harrington Hall Hotel.
If you want Candy, and want really
ood candy, come and see our lines.
Nuimally's, "The Candy of the South,"
Guth's, "Made in Baltimore," and Lig Lig-gett's,
gett's, Lig-gett's, "Made in Boston." Boxes large
and small. Gerig's Drug tSore. 12-tf
Mrs. McMurdo and her daughter
have arrived in the city from Virginia
and are comfortably located at the
Arms House. Miss McMurdo has ac accepted
cepted accepted a position in the offices of Drs.
Lindner and Walters.
For All Classes Oi
Stone, Brick, Wood,
J. D. McCaskiil
Phone 446. 728 Wenona St.
OHC. "I know just the gift
skc afcut my Christmas
DR. K. J. WE11IE,
i Optometrist and Optician.
The kind that insures,
Against want in old age,
Against raises in premium
The Prudential kind
See Ditto at once
F. W. Ditto.
W TO-W ir
Living Room Sets
In Fiber, Reed and Fmned Oak
Bed Room Sets
In All (he Late Styles
Art Squares and Rugs.
In Velvet, Tapestry and Crex
Ladies' Dressing Tables
JOak, Mahogany and Ivory Finish
Attractive Line of Odd Rockers, Lounges, Small Hugs, Etc
CRESCENT RANGES and FIREESS COOKERS
Ocala Agency for HooziersKitchen Cabinets
North Magnolia SL Ocala, Florida
-Z-- -?s s&r&&r& i)
AT WOMAN'S CLUB
The Canova brothers and sister will
give a musical entertainment Friday
evening, Dec. 19th. at the Woman's
Club. at 8 o'clock. They are wonderful
performers. The program will consist
of tne best classical music, also a few
specialties of the blue jazz and vamp
comedy will be given. Admission, 25
Bananas, 40 to 60 cents a dozen at
W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
Select Stationery in Holiday boxes
at Gerig's Drug Store. 12-tf
Strings for all instruments at THE
BOOK SHOP. 16-3t
Grapefruit, 50c. to $1 the. dozen at
W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
Please shop this
Mr. Christian Ax is in Jacksonville
to meet his mother-in-law, Mrs. Henry
Keidel and daughter. Miss Daisy Kei Kei-del,
del, Kei-del, of Baltimore, who will spend the
winter in Ocala with Mr. and Mrs.
Ax at their home on Fort King avenue.
CNk. "v Ptm"l
X X X V X
T F. M'PTTJIFI DEC. M ZaZ fTS
ONE NIGHT ONLY
the World. See Jiggs Alive and in
Society. Then Try to Stop Laughing.
It Can't be Done. Forty People and
all Our Own Music.
Iter m wp n
Prices: 50c, 75c., $1 and $1.50. Tickets on sale Thursday at the Court
Pharmacy. The prices are so low andthe show so good, that you will have
to get your seats, early if you want choice ones. -This is a guaranteed at attraction
traction attraction and cue ycu must not miss. Bring the kiddies to see Jiggs alive.
IJf will brins joy to their little hearas. This is the one big show of the
Keg Malaga Grapes 40 cents the
pound at W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
The many friends of Mr. T. H. John Johnson
son Johnson will regret to hear that his condi
tion remains serious. Mr. Johnson
had been confined to his bed for some
weeks and for a few days he began
to improve, but news from his bedside
thi? morning is not encouraging. It
it hoped by his scores of friends that
;he will shortly take a turn for the
Remember the Ocala Exchange &
Hide Co. wants your furs. 6-lm
Mrs. C. L. Gamsby expects Mrs. M.
S. Dittmar and daughter, Miss Fran Frances
ces Frances Dittmar of Brooklyn, Mass., the
last of the week to be her guests for
a week or ten days. Mrs. Dittmar
and family for a number of years
made Ocala their home and the many
friends they made during their stay
will be delisrhted to learn of their
visit to the city.
See Allemand for jewelry for your
Christmas presents. 12-tf
Every young married man and eve every
ry every young man who expects to be mar married
ried married should have seen Enid Bennett in
"Furs and Feathers" at the Temple
last night. She surely proved the
truth of the old theory that the only
way to convince a woman of a mis mistake
take mistake is to let her find it out herself.
That live wire, George Walsh, will
officiate in "The-Winning Stroke." this
If it's a Kodak that is wanted, re remember
member remember that Gerig's Drug Store is
the only store in Ocala where you can
get one. All Kodaks are cameras, but
all cameras are NOT KODAKS. 12-tf
Mtny tbounsds of
women tuKtxing froa
womanly trouble, have
been benefited by the use
of Cardui, the woman's
tonic, according to letters
we receive, slmilir to this
one from Mrs. Z. V. Spell,
ofHavncN.C. "1 could
not stand on my feet, snd
Just suffered terribly'
she says. "As my suf suffering
fering suffering was so great, and
he had tried other reme remedies.
dies. remedies. Dr. bad us
getCarduL I bepan
improving, and It cured
me. 1 know, and my
doctor knows, what Car Cardui
dui Cardui did for me, for my
nerves and health were
I I itforf jwXfl X09 iZlIZII! if
I Urn mlU ttrm jj
75 Per Cent of All Hauling I
H Gsun JBe Done $y q H
Maxwell Truck 1 j
li I H 'TMiERE are now more than 13,000 Maxwell trucks '11 I
The Woman Tcnio
Her many friends will learn with
regret of the death of Mrs. J. A. Mit Mitchell
chell Mitchell in Jacksonville, Monday, after a
short illness. Mrs. Mitchell was an
aunt of Mrs. J. W. Davis of this city,
She writes furthert 1
am in splendid health
can do my work. I feel I
owe it to Cardui, for I was
In dreadful condition."
If ycu are nervous, run rundown
down rundown and weak, or suffer
from headache, backache,
etc, every month, try
Cardui. Thousands of
wemen praise this medi medicine
cine medicine for the good H has
done them, and many
physicians who have used
Cardui successfully with
their women patients, for
years, endorse this medi medicine.
cine. medicine. Think what it means
to be In splendid health,
like Mrs. Spell. Give
Cardui a trial.
THERE are now more than 13,000 Maxwell trucks
in use. And we cannot find a single business tg
which the Maxwell isn't adapted.
Up to this time we have listed over 300 kinds of
businesses in which Maxwell trucks are employed.
They will do everything a five-ton truck will do
except haul five tons at one load. Five -ton, trucks
aren't better. They're merely bigger.
Big trucks spend more gas hauling themselves than
the Maxwell uses at peak load.
How well those Maxwells have done their work is
shown by a service record of 99.6 perfect the great greatest
est greatest record ever made by a motor-driven vehicle.
$1185, chassis only, f. o. b. Detroit. Electric lights.
Electric generator. Worm drive. 2400 pounds
R Mo Carroll, Pealer
Ocalu - Florida
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OCALA EVMNtNb STAB, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1919
Airs. J. J. Williams of Crystal River,
iwas a visitor to the city today.
Let us quote you prices
on a r.lonurncnt or Head Headstone
stone Headstone to mark the last rest resting
ing resting place of your loved
I73ARBLE OR GRANITE.
OCALA MARBLE IfORKS
- E. W. LEAVENGOOD, Mgr.
N. Magnolia St.
LATE HOUR NOT THE CAUSE
A visit to our store at this time will convince you that we -are
carrying the most complete li ne of everything that you will need in
the way of CHRISTMAS GROCERIES.
FANCY FRUITS AND NUTS,
FANCY FRUITS IN JARS,
DRIED FRUITS, CANDY, ETC.
ALL KINDS OF VEGETABLES IN SEASON.
Free Delivery to Any Part of Town.
JMISi GROCERY C0MPMIY
PORTABLE ELECTRIC LAMPS
Opposite Harrington Hall Hotel
Advertise and get Results.
John Leaned Against Bell-Push and
Kept the Wholo Family
They were standing outside the front
door harlot a final chat after his eve
He was leaning
against the door doorpost,
post, doorpost, talking In
low, dulcet tones.
She was listening
and gazing up
turned round. The
door had opened;
and there. Just Inside, stood her father.
dad In a dressing gown.
"My dear father." she asked, "what
la the matter?"
Her dear father ignored her ques
'John, ha said, addressing the
young man, you know Tve never com complained
plained complained about your staying late, and
I'm not going to complain now; but,
for goodness' sake, stop leaning
against the. bell-push. Other people
want some sleep, even If you don't."
Holiday prices at the Affleck Mil Millinery
linery Millinery Parlor south side of the Ocala
House block. 18-6t
Mr. Israel Brown of Jacksonville,
waf a visitor in the city yesterday.
If you do not find what you want in
the mail order catalogues, try THE
BCOK SHOP. lG-3t
STAMPS BY LUNAR MEASURE
Plumbing and Electrical
Work and Supplies
Opposite Harrington Hall Hotel
RMver & Maclay
UNDERTAKERS and EMDAIMERS
PHONES 47. 1Q4. 101
The Shakspere class of the Woman's
Club meets tomorrow at the club
house at 3 p. m.
Cranberries, 15 cents per pound, at
W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
SIGNS OF ALL KINDS
Am ElecMcal Xieas
Mr. Ned Williams has been in town
frcm Brooksville, visiting his Ocala
relatives and friends.
, PRACTICAL CARPENTER
Careful Estimates made on all Con
tract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.
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A Chalmers Starts and Runs
as well in December as in June
O many cars run well in June, and not in
December. Most prefer the warm weather.
A Chalmers starts on a cold day almost
instantly on account of its Hot Spot and Ram's Ram's-horn,
horn, Ram's-horn, and runs velvety "on all six," with no visible
Hot Spot vaporizes the raw gas "to a fine cloud,"
warms it up, and Ram's-horn dispatches it evenly,
quickly, scientifically to all six cylinders.
They render a magnificent service in over overcoming
coming overcoming vibration, which is the origin of 90 of
the troubles in a motor car.
That is why a Chalmers of today runs so many
miles with such freedom from attention. Service
Department records supply abundant proof that
Chalmers is" one of the few great cars of the world.
Price $1685 f. o. b. Detroit.
. R. Carroll, Dealer.
Government's 8tickers for One Year'
Use Would Make Strip 763,220
Until within very recent years all
of our postage stamps were printed
for the government by a private con
cern under contract by the year. Now Nowadays
adays Nowadays they are turned out at the big
factory In Washington that makes
Uncle Sam's paper money.
The work Is better done and at a
great saving. There Is a saving in Ink
(which Is made on the premises) ;
there Is saving in gum (likewise of
home manufacture), and there is sav
ing of the profit that formerly went
to the contractor.
It Is a huge Job. During the last
year the bureau of engraving printed
80.000,000,000 postage stamps. That
(approximately) was the number re
quired by the 110,000,000 people of the
United States for mailing letters and
parcels an average of 454 stamps for
every man, woman and child.
If all these 50,000.000,000 stamps
were placed end to end in one strip.
how far would the latter extend? A
mall calculation will show.
If you started at One end of the'strlp
In a railroad train and traveled contin
uously day and night at a speed of
sixty miles an hour, It would take you
nearly a year and a half to reach the
other end. You would get there in 12,-
720 hours, or 5S0 days.
Tills strip would be 703,220 miles
long. In other words, it would extend
from tlio earth to the moon, back to
the earth, then bock to the moon again,
with enough of its length left to en encircle
circle encircle the globe nearly twice at the
Spread out In a single sheet, the
50.000.000,000 stamps (representing
our annual requirement for mailing
purpose) would cover 2,375 acres, or
fourteen and two-thirds square miles.
To nkake that number of postage
stamps requires 1,750 tous of ink aud
2.125 tons of gum.
Bring or ship your furs to the Ocala
Exchange & Hide Co. 6-lm
Master Ted Drake will spend the
Christmas holidays in Jacksonville
with his grandmother.
If you want Ivory Pyralin goods,
come in and inspect the large display
we have. You can get a small piece or
a complete Toilet Set" Lots of odd
pieces. Gerig's Drug Store. 12-tf
Marion, the little daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Allen Walkley, is very ill at
their home on Wenona street.
Holiday prices at the Affleck Mil Millinery
linery Millinery Parlor south side of the Ocala
House block. 18-6t
Mr. and Mrs. W. Hickman Chambers
and their pretty little daughter have
gone to Jacksonville to spend the hol holidays
idays holidays with relatives.
Silk lamp shades. The Book Shop.
Mr. Marcy Mason of Jacksonville
will arrive this afternoon to spend
several days with Mr. Albert Harriss
at the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. W. Carriss.
V 1 iW 1M
Gifts for all. Electric
Percolators, Toasters, Vi Vibrators,
brators, Vibrators, Warming Pads,
Curling Tongs, Stoves,
Grills n eaters, Sewing
Machines. Irons, Portable
Lamps and a Variety of
M. W. Tnacker.
All customers of Federal Bread arc
satisfied customers. Ask them. tf
The remains of Mr. John Drester,
who died a day or two ago, are in
charge of Mclver & MacKay. await awaiting
ing awaiting the arrival of Mr. Drester's broth brother
er brother from Pennsylvania.
Bananas, 40 to 60 cents a dozen at
W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
IN DEAR OLD ENGLAND.
A. clergy man who was not dis disinclined
inclined disinclined toward an occasional
glass hired an Irishman to clean
out his cellar. He brought out it
a number of empty whisky bot bottles
tles bottles and, as he lifted each oue,
looked to see if there was any anything
thing anything In it.
The clergyman, who was
walking on the lawn, noticed
him and said: 'They are all dead
"They are," answered Mike.
"But there is one good thinj:
about it. they all bad the minis minister
ter minister with them when they pa!
Miss Dorothy Schreiber, who is at attending
tending attending the Woman's College at Talla Tallahassee,
hassee, Tallahassee, is expected in the city today
to spend the holidays with her par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. T. Schreiber.
Kipling in several bindings at THE
BOOK SHOP. 16-3t
Four kinds of apples, 30 to 80 cents
p:r dozen, at W. A. Stroud's. 15-tf
Miss Helen Brown, who is now hav having
ing having a delightful visit in Charleston,
is expected home to spend Christmas
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jake
Stationery in holiday boxes at .the
Ai.ti-Monopoly Drug Store. 2-tf
Mrs. J. Lawrence Kelly and smart
little son have returned to their home
in Gainesville, but will be in Ocala
again next week to pass Christmas
jwith Mrs. Kelly's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. R. Moorhead.
Rye, rape and oats. Get our prices
before buying. The Ocala Seed
Cranberries, 15 cents per pound, at
W. A. Stroud's. 16-tf
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Sosp Bubbles Ar Thin.
Prof. J. Perrln has mode a study
of soap bubbles Just the kind that lit little
tle little folks blow with clajr pipes and he
announces that they are five millimi millimicrons
crons millimicrons thick. This means that It would
tmk more than 5,000,000 films of a
soap bubble to make one Inch In thick thickness.
ness. thickness. While this is getting things down
pretty fine, still the elementary leuflet
of mica is finer. Mica can be split
-down to a thickness of one molecule,
wblch Is thinner than the thickness of
the skin of a soap bubble, which sug suggests
gests suggests that the latter must be crystal crystalline
line crystalline in structure. Just before a soap
bubble bursts dark spots form on It.
lie found that these boused still dark darker,
er, darker, smaller spots. These are droplet
of water surrounded by strata con condensed
densed condensed upon the membrane. They are
described as being like dust motes In
a sunbeam. Detroit News.
CIM ITS T M A ST
SOFT DRINKS and
HOME MADE CANDY.
W. A. STMOHJP'a
22 Magnolia Street
P. O. BOX 299
Corner Oklawaha Ave. and Orange Street
CHRISTMAS SHOW CARDS and SALE BANNE S
Di a wings
Composers Heavy Eaters,
Many great musical comiwers h::d
exceptionally large appetites. Vhn
Handel dined alone at n resmurun!
hp usually took the precaution of or
Jering a meal for throe. Haydn yet
nore voracious, was known to cnnMimf
meal that would have satisfied five
f WEED HAM'S j
Cars at All.Hours
All the boys that expect to attend
the conference are requested to send
their registration cards in immediate immediately
ly immediately to J. F. Blackley, secretary Y. M.
C. A., eo that arrangements can be
made for them at the banquet which
is to be given Saturday at the Wom
an s Club at 8 p. m.
A few of those games left. Better
come in and get yours. Ceng's Drug
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Blackman of
Mount Vernon, N. Y., have arrived in
the city and we hope will make "their
home with us for the winter at least.
Mr. Blackman is an artist of consid
erable ability and expects to do i
great deal of sketching around this
stvtion. Silver Springs being his main
point of interest.
The Rivers End and 150 selected
titles of the newest books at THE
BOOK SHOP. 16-3t
Mrs. Albert Birdsey and charming
daughter. Miss Mary Birdsey, of Sa Savannah,
vannah, Savannah, have arrived in the city and
will spend the holidays with Mrs.
Birdsey's parents. Col. and Mrs. John
M. Martin Mr. Birdsey will join his
family the last of the week to spend
Christmas with them. It has been
some time since the Birdsey family
were in Ocala and their many friends
are delighted to have them here again.
If it's J,WLLKY you want for
holiday presents, come in and see my
line. J. E. Allemand. 12-tf
A party consisting of Mrs. R. R.
Russell, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Wiley,
Miss Vardia Wall and Mr. J. R. Wilev
wtre in town today. They brought
the hodv of a good-sized otter 'killed
by Mrs. Russell this morning. Mrs.;
Russell was out a short distance from
her home and saw" the otter walking
along in the road, evidently looking
ifor water, the nearest of which ex
cept in wells was two miles away.j
When the otter saw Mrs. Russell, it
slipped into the bushes. Mrs. Russell
called her deg, which trailed the ot otter
ter otter and soon brought it to bay, when
Mrs. Russell killed it with a stick.
The otter was forty inches long,
weighed about fourteen pounds and
had beautiful fur, which Mrs. Russell
will try to save.
Cranberries, 15 cents per pound, at
W. A. Stroud's. 15tf
OCALA STEAM LAUNDRY
-:- PHONE 101 -:-
An Appreciated Christmas Present,
Would be a Beautiful
Ocala Auto & Garage Company
Oldsmobile Pleasure Cars. Oldsmobile Economy Tracks.
Come and Have a Demonstration.
Immediate Delivery. Phone 249
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Negotiable Storage Receipts Issued on Cotton, Automobiles, Etc,
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