The Ocala evening star

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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
Alternate Title:
Evening star
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Place of Publication:
Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
Porter & Harding
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Daily (except Sunday)
normalized irregular
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Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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The Ocala Banner was founded in 1883 as a successor to the Ocala Banner-Iacon, itself the product of a merger between the East Florida Banner and the Florida Iacon. In 1890, the Ocala Banner became a daily. Over the years it bore alternate titles: the Banner, the Daily Banner, and the Ocala Daily Banner. Situated in rural Marion County, the Ocala Banner covered farming, business, and civic issues in Ocala, where the Freeze of 1895 had devastated the citrus industry and paved the way for diversified agriculture and the growth of tourism. The most important of the early editors of the Ocala Banner was Frank E. Harris, a veteran of the Confederate army, who ran the paper in the 1890s. Other editors included T.W. Harris, who had published several other newspapers in Ocala, and C.L. Bittinger, who before moving to Florida had served as a commander in the Grand Army of the Republic. In 1895, the Ocala Evening Star surfaced as a rival to the Ocala Banner. Beginning in 1897, it also appeared in a weekly edition, the Ocala Weekly Star. During an address to the Ocala Rotary Club, R.N. Dosh, editor of the Evening Star in the 1920s and 1930s, recalled that the “Star first saw the light of day in the press room of the Florida Baptist Witness”, founded in 1884 as the weekly press organ of the Florida Baptist Convention, a branch of the Southern Baptist Convention. Former competitors, the Ocala Evening Star and the Ocala Banner joined in 1943 to form the Ocala Star-Banner, which remains the daily newspaper of Marion County.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (June 24, 1895).
Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: Project #00110855

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WEATHER FORECAST Partly cloudy tonight and Sunday; probably local rains in extreme sooth portion. TEMPERATURES This morning; 63; this afternoon. 3.
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Witnesses for the Railroad Snffer
Greatly Under Maiinie Martin's
. Merciless Cross Examination
After the noon rece sij yesterday, Mr.
Pillans was again placed on the stand
and the Oklawaha Valley case was
continued. Mr. Pillans testified that
the road did a net business of $1600 in
June 1921, ?2110 in July 1921 and
$2834 in August 1921, and that they
hiid a balance of ?50Ji).01 on hand on
Aug. 31, 1921. He, Htated that the
road had made a good increase in bus business
iness business in the past few months, due, he
thought, to better bu.ii.ness conditions,
reduction in operating costs, lower
labor and material Costs. He said
that the business of the Rodman Lum Lumber
ber Lumber Co. was' turned over to the road
in August and that it also helped the
road to a certain extent. Upon direct
examination Mr. Pillans stated that
the con4ition of the 0. V. was much
better than it was when it was turned
over to Mr. Cummmgs. He stated
they had spent considerable money on
. bridges and had put in between 30,000
and'40,000 new crossties. He said
that when Mr. Curamings took charge
the equipment was run down and how
the cars have been overhauled, the lo lo-1
1 lo-1 comotives put in good running shape,
the track and roadbed vastly improv improved.
ed. improved. He stated that most of the money
spent by the receivex was in the way
of betterments. Mr, Pillans stated
that although the Rodman Lumber Co.
is the chief patron on the road, there
are many other people on the route
who are benefited by; the service. He
said there were three stores in Orange
Springs; one in Kenwood, one in Bur Bur-bank,
bank, Bur-bank, three in Fort McCoy and that
these as well as people in the country
along the route ars dapendent on the
O. V. for their transportation. He
stated that the Wilson. Cypress Co.
gave $1100 business to the O. V. year yearly
ly yearly and that it had another year and a
half to ship logs ficm its present lo location.
cation. location. In addition to the Wilson Cy Cypress
press Cypress Company's use of the road, Mr
Pillans said there was a considerable
amount of available hard wood along
the route and that it is being shipped
a little at the time with prospects of
larger 'shipments to wood workers in
Palatka.,. The Arlo Box Co. has a
spur to the O. .V. and used the O. V.
tracks into Orange Springs. Besides
these users of the road there are three
naval stores plants shipping over the
O. V. tracks. On further questioning
Mr. Pillans stated that there was
some farm produce shipped over the
load but does not know about stock stockmen
men stockmen using the O.-V. In addition to
these sources of revenue, Mr. Pillans
stated that the O. V. has a mail con contract
tract contract bringing it $277 a month and an
. express contract bringing $80 a
month. He stated further that the
" Wilson Cypress Co. ran its own trains
and paid rent for using the track at
' the rate of $2.75 a car, and that the
Wilson Cypress Co. has to repair any
damage done to the track on roadbed.
.. Mr. Hilburn then turned the witness
over to Mr. E. H. Martin for cross cross-examination.
examination. cross-examination. Mr. Martin proceeded
to go over all the statements made by
Mr. Pillans and made every effort to
verify by actual figures whether the
O. V. was paying expenses or not,
whether it is paying expenses exclus exclusive
ive exclusive of the hauling done by the three
sawmills on its route and whether
: when the mills cut out their timber
(as will happen in the course of a few
years) the road can then pay ex-
, epnses. In his questioning Mr. Mar Mar-tin
tin Mar-tin found a good many discrepancies
in the direct testimony of Mr. Pilans.
Quite a number of figures quoted in
. his testimony were far from corres-
ponding with the reports sent in from
time to time by the receiver, which
reported were compiled by Mr. Pil
lans. Mr. Pillans was at a loss to
account for these discrepancies, but
promised to return to Rodman and
look further into hiis books and see if
he could locate them.' Many of the
questions asked by Mr. Martin in
cross examination that dealt with ex exact
act exact figures, Mr. Pillans was unable to
answer from the data he had brought
.to Ocala. A list of these questions
was made and Mr. Pillans has return returned
ed returned to Rodman to look up the informa information
tion information in the books there.
Mr. Martin's line of questioning was
directly an attempt to ascertain
whether the road was a paying prop proposition
osition proposition or not. He was anxious to
find out whether all the money spent
on betterments to the road and equip equipment
ment equipment had really been spent for better betterments
ments betterments or whether it should have been
entered in the books as regular up upkeep
keep upkeep of the road. He also discovered
that no charges hail been made in the
O. V. accounts for depreciation, in interest
terest interest or compensation to the receiver.
It appeared from his questions that
7: f',. ?.rt?n'y 8ljw tryim? to deter

mine whether the receiver wa3 trying
to keep the road running because of a
personal benefit to himself at Rod Rodman,
man, Rodman, or whether it was for the good
of all concerned.
He proved by cross examination of
Mr. Pillans that between 60 and 75
per cent of the receipts of the road
came from the three mills, none of
which will be using the O. V. for any
permanent period. That left only 25
to 40 per cent of the income to be ob obtained
tained obtained from .the people along the
route and it is evident that this small
per centage wiil not pay expenses.
Another piea put up by those want wanting
ing wanting to continue the service of the O.
V. is that it would leave the Wilson
ind Rodman companies withdut any
means to move their logs and lumber.
Mr. Martin showed that the Wilson
company had direct connection with
the Seaboard at Silver Springs and
that the Rodman company had only
been using the O. V. since August
1921, previous to that time it having
shipped over the A. C. E. and a side sidetrack
track sidetrack of its own to Verdun. Mr. Mar Martin
tin Martin said this same route could be used
again. Mr. Martin several times seem seemed
ed seemed to get Mr. Pillans confused and
forced him to say' he did not under understand
stand understand the question : and deny that he
had knowledge enough of railroading
to give, an intelligent answer.
Mr. H. M. Hampton also cross ex examined
amined examined the witness, but covered prac practically
tically practically the same ground as his col colleague,
league, colleague, except that he went more fully
into some of the points.
The next witness called was Mr, A.
N. Corcoran, secretary of tne Wilson
Cypress Co. He stated that the O.
V. was of great value to Bis company
in getting its cypress out of the Ok Oklawaha
lawaha Oklawaha swamp and shipping via Sil Silver
ver Silver Springs and O. V. to Palatka. He
stated they had about a year's supply
of timber in the swamp and that there
is considerable hard wood there. He
said there were other lumber ship shipments
ments shipments that his company might throw
to the O. V. and that he would use
his influence to do so if the Q. V. is
continued. He stated that he had had
some experience in lumber railroads
and that the O. V. was in good shape.
On cross examination his testimony

was pretty well torn up by Mr. Mar Martin,:
tin,: Martin,: His statement that his company
had another year's work in its present
location held fast, but .the fact that
trey had never used the O. V. for lum lumber
ber lumber shipments and that Mr. Corcoran
had no authority except his influence
and could not give any guarantee of
future shipments, somewhat destroyed
tne strength of that direct testimony.
Mr. Martin made fun of him for
saying the O. V. track was in good
condition when he admitted that he
had only examined it from the rear
of a moving train and could not tell
hew many rotten crossties there were.'
He admitted that the Wilson company
could connect its logging territory
cither with the A. C L at Candler
or with the S. A. L. at Silver Springs
and was not dependent on the O. V.
entirely. ..
Mr. H. M. De Montmollin of Palat Palat-ka,
ka, Palat-ka, was the next witness. He testi testified
fied testified to a great deal of statistics as to
what the O. V. could do towards mak making
ing making a cheaper freight rate toOcala
because it had the shortest haul. He
said the reason the road has never
been patronized is that it has charged
the long distance rate instead of
availing itself of its short mileage.
He said the O. V. was now in posi position
tion position to get docking privileges with
the G. S. & F. at Palatka and that
this would put it in connection with
a schooner freight system that Pa Palatka
latka Palatka is inaugurating. He said that
the Palatka wholesalers are anxious
to get this through in order to im improve
prove improve their rates to the points on the
S. A. L. sout hof Ocala! He promised
that the Palatka merchants would
give the O. V. a large volume of
freight if it is continued and will
adopt the short haul rate. In cross
examination Mr. Martin admitted that
the witness talked too many technical
terms for him to follow, but he want wanted
ed wanted to know why the A. C. L. would not
meet the O. V. low rate should it be
inaugurated. Mr. DeMontmollin said
that the A. C. L. would cut to the
lower rate but that "the people thru
gratitude to the O. V. for making the
low rate would continue to ship by the
O i V, routing. Mr. Martin seemed
to think this a rather far-fetched
Court then adjourned to meet at 9
o'clock this morning.
Today's Session
The O. V. hearing today brought
cut some unexpected points and some
startling statements as to the value
of the road to this section.' The first
witness was Mr. A. H. Sells of Palat Palatka,
ka, Palatka, who is in the moss business there,
and testified that he obtained large
shipments over the O. V., but on cross
examination admitted that the ship shipments
ments shipments so far had been very small, but
that he expected them to grow in the
Mr. C. CY Hudson, of a wholesale
grocery firm of Palatka, insisted on
direct examination that the O. V. was
almost indispensable to his house and

that they did lots of business along j
the O. V. route, but cross examination i
showed that most of this business was I
br.siness that could be shipped over ;
the O. V. but had been irping over s
other lines to date.': The great ma-
jority of the business that his house '.

shipped over the O. V. wa s to Rod-
man, which is, of course, only te'mpo-
rary business.
Mr. Rush H. Todd of Ocala, showed
that he had to pay considerable higher j
freight rates since the O. V. closed
down than he did before. This freight
was admitted, under- cross examina examination,
tion, examination, to be material bought from the
Rodman Lumber Company and Mr.
Todd said that although he specified
in many cases for northern shipments
to be routed by the O. V., they rarely
came that way, but were kept by the
railroad bringing them info) Florida.
Mr. Charles Burt, county commis commissioner
sioner commissioner of Putnam county, testified
that the O. V. was being used by them
to build a" road from Palatka to Or Orange
ange Orange Creek and that the discontinu discontinuance
ance discontinuance of the road would cost the county
more money to get material. This
work will be finished by Jaru 1st, 1922,
cr thereabouts.
Business Development Amisted by O.
V. Trouble
-Mr. Lee Miller of Ocala, was called
as a witness and brought forward
some testimony that was a surprise
to th'e court. Mr. Miller testified that
at .the time the sheriff -of Marion
county stopped operations of the O.
V. a corporations was being formed
and that the money was in hand to
build a large brick and tile manufac manufacturing
turing manufacturing plant near Burbank. He said
that Barrett Brothers of Missouri,
were the largest interested parties in
this venture and that they had pur purchased
chased purchased 25,000 acres of land formerly
owned by the New South Farm and
Homes Company in the Burbank and
Fort McCoy district. 'Mr. MHler said
there was a deposit of brick and tile
clay on the land excelled by none in
the state and that there was a supply
sufficient to run the proposed plant
for 100 years. The plant under plans,
drawn was to have a capacity of 300, 300,-000
000 300,-000 brick a month, or a matter of 35
cars a month hauling to the O. V. The
tile end of the plant had not yet been
planned to that extent. 4 The machin machinery
ery machinery for the brick plant had been se selected
lected selected and the order ready when the
O. V. was shut down and so transpor transportation
tation transportation cut off from the new site. Cross
examination showed that this com company
pany company had begun their plans in Marion
county in June and that it was just
about ready to commence work on the
construction of the plant when this
unexpected setback occurred. The O.
V. was to receive $10 a car for haul
ing brick for this new concern. Mr.
Miller stated that the plans as outlin outlined
ed outlined would not be completed unless
there was some assurance; that the O.
V would be a permanent railroad.
: The next witness, also connected
with Barrett Bros., was Mr. Grant H.
Mothland. Mr. Mothland stated that
he was living in Ocala, was in the em employ
ploy employ of Barrett Bros, and was working
for them on a project at Fort McCoy
cn their newly acquired 25,000 acres.
He said Barrett Bros, expect to put in
a wood distilling plant 8nd clear the
land, using the wood in the -plant and
then sell the land into farms. He in insisted
sisted insisted that this land is excellent
farming land bat gave to reason for
its failure in this respect under the
hands of the New South Farm com company.
pany. company. He refused to tell what his
company paid for the land and Judge
Bullock sustained him. Mr. Mothland
said there is enough wood there to run
a plant of the size they had planned
for at least 20 years.
Mr. C. S. Roe, general manager of
the O. V., was next on the stand and
gave quite a long lecture on the ad advantages
vantages advantages of the O. V. to Ocala in
freight rates under a new plan he
was working on with the river boats
and the G. S. & F. railroad.
Mr. Roe was not cross; examined as
Judge Bullock was compelled to .ad .ad-jcurn
jcurn .ad-jcurn court to make a trip to Levy
county this afternoon to hold court
there. Judge Bullock set October 13
as the day for resumption of this case,
but if he succeeds in getting home
sooner, the case will be "heard as soon
as he returns to Ocala.
(AssoWated Pbss)
Washington, Oct. 1. Temperature
somewhat below normal with local
rains the first half of the week and
fair weather thereafter, is the fore forecast
cast forecast for Florida the week beginning
Sunday. There were no indications of
a disturbance in, the West Indies at
this .time..
Liquor is hard on thj constitution
and vice versa. Nashville Tennesse-
an. ';- .-'."'-,.
Niagara hasn't the only roaring
flood on our northern border. Colun? Colun?-tia
tia Colun?-tia Record. t,
Alleged prohibition is the cause of
alleged liquor. Fresno, HeraJd.


If So, Another Impediment to Reduc Reducing
ing Reducing Armaments will be
. Cleared Away
(Associated Press)
Tokio, Oct. 1. The Japanese cabi cabinet
net cabinet vesterday decided in principle, ac according
cording according to newspaper reports, to ac accept
cept accept the American suggestions as to
ihe agenda for the Washington con conference
ference conference on limitation of armaments
;tnd far eastern questions.
New York, Oct. 1. The New York
Yankees clinched the American
League pennant this afternoon by
taking the first game of a double double-header
header double-header from Philadelphia, five to
three. The world's series will be be between
tween between the two New York clubs of the
American arid National leagues.
( Associates 'ress)
Boston, Oct. l.-The supreme court
of Massachusetts today announced the
removal from office of Nathan A.
Tufts, district attorney of Middlesex
county. Its finding, it was said, was
for the public good.
(Associated Press
Madison, Oct. 1. Pat Sherlock, a
patient at the Yates sanitarium here,
ah institution for mental disorders,
eaily today seized Dr. Yates and
forced a cup full of poison down Dr.
Yates' throat. "You have made me
take a lot of medicine and now you
have got to swallow this,' 'said Sher Sherlock,
lock, Sherlock, who is a powerful man.
Before losing consciousness the doc doctor
tor doctor screamed for help and attendants
bioke down the door, which Sherlock
had locked. Yates' stomach was
pumped out immediately and attend
ing physicians several hours later
pionounced him out of danger. Sher Sherlock
lock Sherlock was jailed.
Dr. I. J. Belcher was acquitted Fri Friday
day Friday night at Clearwater of the charge
of killing Virginia Turner. The jury
was out twenty minutes. The Star is
not surprised. It always seemod to
us that the doctor was the victim of
circumstances and was keeping silent
because he had professional secrets to
William Whisenant, better known
as "Barber Bill," arrived in town last
night with "Sheriff .Thomas and
Chief Gordon. Mr. Whisenant was
carried to the county jail, where he
will make his headquarters for a
while. Sheriff Thomas heard Wm.
was at Fort Lauderdale, and wired to
Sheriff Turner of Broward county that
Billy's friends here were anxious to
see him. Mr. Turner obligingly put
Mr. Whisenant in the cooler, where
hj; remained until Sheriff Thoma3, ac accompanied
companied accompanied by Chief Gordon arrived.
They brought Billy home in Mr.
Thomas' car, and he .seems to have
quite enjoyed hils trip.
(Associated Press)
Arcadia, Sept. 30. Marked pro progress
gress progress i3 being made toward construc construction
tion construction of a railroad which it is expected
eventually will connect Miami and
Clewiston, according to W. C. Wolfe,
of Miami, who was here recently in
connection with the Tatum interests
cf that city. Mr. Wolfe stated that
the Tat urns had purchased large areas
of .land bordering the Miami canal and
that they were pushing construction
of the roadbed for a railroad for
which they have a franchise, using
the spoils of the west side of the canal
? for the purpose. It is planned to be
gin work at Clewiston, at the south
shore of Lake Okeechobee and build
south along the canal. Completion of
the railroad would provide a route
across the southern part of the state
from the gulf to the Atlantic
This is a Studcbaker year. tf


Jury has Been Selected and the Tak Taking
ing Taking of Testimony About to
Commence v
(Associated Press)
Jacksonville, Oct. 1. State Attor Attorney
ney Attorney Wideman announced in circuit
court today just before the taking of
evidence began in, the trial of John
Pope, charged with murder in the first
degree, that he had no confession from
any one in connection with the case
and that the state would not use any.
Pope was indicted for murder in
connection with the killing of George
Hickman by Frank Rawlings. It has
been understood Rawlings had made
:i-written confession charging Pope
with having planned the attempted
robbery during which Hickman was
The state announced it had 'more
than twenty witnesses to testify for
the prosecution, the principal ones be
ing Rawlings, Irwin Novitzky, arrest
ed when Pope was taken into custody,
and Novitzky's wife.
Pope's aged motherland sister were
in court, both in mourning on account
of the recent death of Col. Frank W.
Pope, father of the defendant. The
state claimed its case was embarrass, embarrass,-ed
ed embarrass,-ed by the nearness of so many rela
tives to the defendant and the sister
was asketf to remove several feet.
Attorney Wideman statedathat Pope
was implicated by statements by
Rawlings, but that in the strict term
of the word he was not in possession
of a written confession.
E; S. Harrison, treasurer of the
theater who was with Hickman when
the manager was killed, and Dr. Stin Stin-son,
son, Stin-son, who performed an autopsy, will
be the first witnesses.
The defense announced it had no
witnesses, also set forth that the de defendant
fendant defendant had had no preliminary hear hearing,
ing, hearing, was denied a bill bf particulars
and unaware of the specific allegation.
It was stated-the defense possibly
would have witnesses as the case de developed.
veloped. developed. The state announced it had
no written confession when counsel
for the defense asked ofr a copy of it.
Editor Star: May I call, attention
through your paper to the sale of
pure bred dairy calves to be held in
Gainesville Oct. 6th?
These-calves are coming from some
of the best herds in our section of the
country. Prof. Scott of the agricul agricultural
tural agricultural college, has persuaded the breed breeders
ers breeders to' sacrifice these for the sake of
getting better pure breds scattered
over the state. There will be Jerseys,
Guernseys, Ayrshires and Holsteins.
I have examined the pedigrees of
six of the Jerseys and find that they
are from outstanding stock, such as
"Queen's Raleigh" and Hood Farm
"Pagis 99th." Pagis 99th has sixty
daughters who have made register of
merit records, one of them producing
1077 pounds of butter in a year.
Some of the Guernseys will be sent
ty Mr. Alf Neilson of Palm Beach.
,A11 who are interested in pure bred
dairy stock should attend this sale
next week and bring i back to Marion
county some of these calves.
It is not enough in these days to
have pure bred dairy cows. They
must have production records back of
them as well as registered ancestors.
One of the most famous bulls ever
owned in the South one which al always
ways always won in show rings and sold for
thousands of dollars is now almost
absolutely forgotten by the most pro progressive
gressive progressive dairy breeders.; His daugh daughters
ters daughters failed to outclass their dams in
production. K. C. Moore,
, County Agent.
(Associated Press)
Palatka, Sept. 30. James E. Cal Calkins,
kins, Calkins, former president of the Florida
senate and now a member of that
body told the Kiwani3 Club at its
luncheon here this week that capital
removal is not a dead issue and that
Palatka has been agreed upon by law lawmakers
makers lawmakers as the logical location for the
state's seat of government.
Senator Calkins declared there is
such a determined sentiment, in South
and Central Florida for removal of
the capital nearer to the center of
population and transportation that re removal
moval removal must be made or the upheaval
finally will result in division of the
George Harvey and Charlie Chaplin
Vie for News Space in London-
Headline. Who says the Londoner
has no sense of humor? Little Rock


Record for the Week of Exploits of
the Champions of the
(Associated Press)
Chicago, Oct. 1. Heilmann, of De Detroit,
troit, Detroit, is the leading batter this week
in the American League, with a per percentage
centage percentage of ..391, but the manager of
that club, Ty Cobb, is pushing close
behind with .390, only one" point in
the rear. Hornsby of the St. Louis
Nationals, is leading in that league
with a percentage of .408. Ruth leads
with home runs, having 58, with Kelly
cf New York, high man in the Nation National,
al, National, with 23. .In base stealing Sisler,
St. Louis, leads, in the American with
28, and Frisch of New York, leads in
the National League, with 47.
Between four and five o'clock this
morning, Mrs. C. G. Rose, living at
No. 231 S. Second street, was awak awakened
ened awakened by a noise which she at first
thought was a rat in the wall, but yet
she wasn't sure it sounded exactly
like a rat and as she listened she
heard the door into the dining room
make a slight squeak. Just at that
moment a hand came around the
edge of the bedroom door 'and a man
approached the bureau which stands
right at the door. The man was
heavy set, had on rough looking
clothes and wore a cap' -pulled well
down over his face. He carried a
flashlight and went over the things on
the dresser, 'while Mrs. Rose was
waking her husband.
The burglar heard Mr. Rose when
he roused and ran. Mr. Rose thought
he made hU escape through a window
and fired in that direction, but When
1-e began to investigate he saw that
the burglar had come into the house
by picking the latch on the screen
door at the back of the house and
that he escaped the same way, drop dropping
ping dropping a memorandum book and some
other things as he jumped over an
ironing board.
Mr. Rose then dressed and looked
up-a policeman and the two went to
the depot to see if anybody there had
seen a man of the description in the
last fifteen minutes. Some one had
seen a man walking fast out Magno Magnolia
lia Magnolia street towards the Gainesville
roa'd, so Mr. Rose and the policeman
drove out that way to see if they
could see anything of him. When the
had almost reached the fork of the
road, about two and a half miles out,
the policeman saw a man beside the
road crouched in the weeds, so they
stopped and ran back as quickly as
they could and the policeman emptied
kis revolver after the fleeing man, but
was unable to hit him on account of
the darkness.
The man on the Gainesville road
was barefaoted and there are barefoot
tracks around the Rose home where
the man escaped, and the. officer and
Mr. Rose feel that they were on the
right track. The only thing that Mr.
Rose has -missed from' his house is
about three dollars in currency. His
watch and some small change were
on the bureau, but it is evident that
the burglar had to leave too suddenly
to finish his job.
. This morning when Mr. L. M. Mur Murray,
ray, Murray, living next door to Mr. Rose,
started to- dress he found that he was
a man without any trousers. On
searching for them he found them by
the open window of the bath room, but
there was no money in the pockets.
Mr. Murray says there was only a
little small change in his pockets any anyway.
way. anyway.
The boys on duty at the Davidson
restaurant last night say that two
men dressed roughly, one in overalls
and the other an old jersey, both
wearing caps, came in there along to towards
wards towards morning and got something to
eat and drink. It may be that these
were the principal actors in the two
(Associated Press)
Atlanta, Sept. 30. Col. Simmons,
head of the Ku Klux Klan, announced
today in an official statement thath
had sent telegrams to all members of
Congress urging their support of the
Tague and Ryan resolutions, which
propose sweeping congressional inves investigation
tigation investigation of the activities of 'the klan
throughout the United States. Col.
Simmons said he wired the congress congressmen
men congressmen that the klan would appreciate an
epportunity of proving by unimpeach unimpeachable
able unimpeachable witnesses the falsity of charges
proerred against the organization.
Political gas is not of the illumi illuminating
nating illuminating variety. Ccluiafcla Record.


Plan of the Utah Statesman for Rais Raising
ing Raising Money Meets" Favor
with Jlany Teople
"" (Associated Press)
Washington, Oct. 1. There is a
growing sentiment in the Senate in
favor of Senator Smoot's plan for a
manufacturers' sales tax as a substi
tute for many miscellaneous war lev
ies, was the claim advanced today bv
proponents of such a tax.
Methods for initiating eemrgeney
measures for relief of the nation's in involuntary
voluntary involuntary idle adopted by the national
conference on unemployment are be
ing considered today by Secretary
Hoover and executive oScers of the
conference. No meetings "of the con conference
ference conference committees are expetced be before
fore before next Wednesday.
(Associated Press)
Jacksonville, Oct. 1. Detective E.
L Acosta, of the local police depart department,
ment, department, had an eacy night last night al although
though although severly injured as the result
of a peculiar attack late yesterday by
u negro he had arrested; Acosta plac placed
ed placed the negro in the front seat of his
car, got in beside him and started to
drive to the police station. The negro
suddenly plunged a knife into the of officer's
ficer's officer's neck just below the ear. Acosta
giabbed his pistol and shot the negro
clear through the body.-A negro rush rushed
ed rushed from the sidewalk, grabbed the of officer's
ficer's officer's arm and was still holding him
when a policeman arrived. The negro
who was shot apparently will recover
and Acosta injuries are not believed
cf a fatal nature. The negro who
seized the detective's arm to keep
hm from shooting again escaped but
was arrested late last night
' (Associated Presi)
New York, Oct. 1. Several thou thousand
sand thousand longshoremen and checkers
walked out today in protest against
new working terms agreed upon re recently
cently recently by trans-Atlantic steamship
operators and the International Long Longshoremen's
shoremen's Longshoremen's Association.
(Associated Pres)
Tavares, Sept. 30. The Armistice
Day celebration here planned by the
local post of the American Legion,
will take place as scheduled and the
program will include a street dance in
the evening, a feature to which minis
ters and certain members of their
churches objected and which resulted
last week in the calling off of the
The legion had been preparing for
the event for several weks and re recently
cently recently announced that a street dance
would be included in the program. The
ministers immediately objected and
after the controversy had become the
main topic of interest the legion call called
ed called off the entire celebration. The le legion,
gion, legion, however, decided this week that
the day should be fittingly observed
and called a mass meeting of citizens
to discuss the street dance feature.
Those who objetced to the proposed
dance I'ere on hand and argued
2gainst it but when the citizens were
a.-ked to express themselves they
voted about eight to one in favor of
it. The legion thereupon announced
that the celebration would be he'd as
originally planned.
(Associated Pre?)
Eau Gallie, Oct. 1. With the com coming
ing coming of the tourist season Eau Gallie
has set about to construct a tent city
which will have accommodations fer
approximately 5000 persons. The
camp will differ from, the usual run,
it is said, in that it will be divided
into lots, each tenant having a space
cf 50 by GO feet. The camp will La
located just west of the tracks cf tha
Florida East. Coast railroad, nearly
all of the reservation coming with la
the incorporate limits cf the town.
The camp will be dhiJed into 15C0
lets, each capable of caring for two to
fire persons. It will be equipped with
an electric lighting system, sanitary
sewerage and f owing artesian wstcr.
Work is expected to be completed cn
the first unit of the 'camp, consistlr?
of 500 lets, within a few days.
We wonder if Ireland dofs form s
independent republic whether it wi
include New York City. Charl, f
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and told what he had seen.


Yes, Friend News, and Marion coun

ty has helped do all those things thra
her portion of the state road tax. In

return she has been given some al almost
most almost useless ditches in the sand. And

Marion county, a year and a half ago,
voted $560,000 for good roads, on
promise that the state and federal
government would supplement that
amount with $280,000 and yet is


Mrs. Norton Piatt Davis was the
honoree Friday morning a:; an ele-

friends of Mrs. David had had of be-

hig with her since Mr. Davis and she
returned from their wedding trip, a
week ago. and she was the recipient

Senator Simmons threat to fire a

whole broadside at the. tax revision
bill reminds us of the experience of
an old cracker we used to know. Said
old cracker was afflicted with a neigh neighbor's
bor's neighbor's steer, which used to jump his
fence when grass was short and
browse on his crops. The old cracker
finally went after the steer with a
shotgun, but put in peas instead of
shot. Found the old steer standing
under a tree chewing his cud, crept

up to within ten yards and let fly with

both barrels. Peas rattled on old

Duck's leather hide, and he winced a
little at the noise of the gun; then

went on chewing his cud. That is
about the effect Senator Simmons'
broadside will have. Perhaps,- how however,
ever, however, next year, the people wiU take
the shotgun inthc'r own hands and
load it with something that will make
old Buck move.

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Change a week allowed on readers with without
out without extra composition, charges.
Lgal advertisement at lezal rates.

We surely will not print any pro propaganda
paganda propaganda for any person who refers to
the United States as "she."

(Now they are accusing ex-President
Wilson of trying to block the treaty
with Germany. : .'

Well bet a chew of gum that John John-Pope,
Pope, John-Pope, on trial in Jacksonville, will be

Wonder if the unemployment con congress
gress congress will try "to saddle the blame for
shortage of jobs on. Wilson. 1

They may turn Fatty Arbuckle
loose in California but the old devil
will try the grease out of him in hell.

The present era of Ireland is the

devilera. Wrong vowel in the second
syllable, but you all know how to cor

rect.'.,'. ;v''v v- "..' ',..

The news that comes from Ocala
and Gainesville would be amusing if
it were not so aggravating. Boosters
of that section are holding e series of
meetings in various towns and work

ing up sentiment to capture a big part

of the available road funds to be ex expended
pended expended by the state and the federal

government, demanding that over one
million dollars be spent on road No.

2. -DeLand News. j

They only demand that a promise
be fulfilled, friend News. They have

raised two dollars for one, and their

two dollars is certain while the one


About thirty or forty cars loaded
with tourists pass thru Ocala every
day, going south.: Most of them
prosperous and sturdy-looking people.

Lord Northcliffe said he hadn't -noticed
any prohibition in: America. Like
a lot of other, ignorant foreigners, he
mistook New York for America.

Women; are disposed to be dainty
and discriminating, but Fatty Ar Ar-buckle's
buckle's Ar-buckle's wife .kissed him when she
"went to his rescue" in California the
other day. -'"

A desperate attempt to kidnap Eve Evelyn
lyn Evelyn Nesbit Thaw has just been frus frustrated
trated frustrated by the New York police. Truly,
there is no accounting for tastes.
Lakeland Telegram.
What kind do you like. Friend
Brown? :

Joe Earman is again municipal
judge of West Palm Beach. We never
were in favor of Joe giving up that
job, and are glad to see him on it
aagin. We don't think anybody want wanted
ed wanted himto resign, except a few little
warts on the face of creation, who do
not amount to much in the 'scheme of
th:ngs anyhow. V

If Congress allows any American
ships to go free thru the Panama ca ca-:
: ca-: nal, it will cause America to act just
like Germany, in making a "scrap of
paper" out of a solemn treaty. It
will also add to the Haxes, for the
canal is not self-supporting, and the
people will have to pay what the
steamship companies do not. Either
reason is enough.

Mr. II. S. -MeKenzie, of that old old-t'me
t'me old-t'me and well edited paper, the Palat Palat-ka
ka Palat-ka Times-Herald, and also representa representative
tive representative for Putnam county, was a wel welcome
come welcome caller on the Star Fjiday He
was accompanied by our sturdy pro prohibition
hibition prohibition friend, W. G. Tilghman of the
same city. Both were here to view
the Oklawaha wrangle at close range.
Senator Fletcher has the fair idea
about the Kuklux. To the Washing Washington
ton Washington correspondent of the Jacksonville
Metropolis he said : "I do not see any
necessity for such an organization as
the Ku Klux Klan. At the same time
I have no doubt ; that the Ku Klux
Klan has to bear the blame for a good
many acts which the klansmen do not
commit and for which they are in no
way responsible. I am' in favor of
such investigation of the matter as
will give the klan a fair and square

The writer made an auto trip from
DeLand to Pensacula last summer. He
found that the stiite road department
was building 'beautiful concrete
bridges,, costing hundreds of thousands
of dollars, over bridges and creeks all
over that section of the state; he
funnd that rights of way 66 feet vide
ha I been cleared !ut, roads graded 24
fett wide anrl hard-surfaced by the
t state road department, without the
expenditure of a cent by the counties
or the issuance of; a dollar's worth of
bonds. He found a sentiment de demanding
manding demanding the bridging of Escambia
Bay five miles long all at the ex expense
pense expense of the state at large, and with without
out without the expenditure of a cent of bond
rxv-"" "Fiipf? bv t'ho peonle to be most

gant and delightful bridge luncheon,; of many best wishes and expressions
given by one of Ocala 's most popular! of love and good will.

matrons, Mrs. J. C. B. Koonce, at her j Assisting the hostess were Mrs. E.
home on Oklawaha avenue. jL. Carney and Miss Mary Burford.
Many vases, from which' bright! Among those partaking of the cor cor-fiowers
fiowers cor-fiowers nodded a sweet welcome, j dial hospitality of Mrs. Koonce at this
adorned the rooms of the liower floor j beautiful party, besides those already
of thishandsome home. In the large i r.entibned, were Mrs. William Eocker,
reception hall were placed the tables Mrs. Harry Borland, Mrs. E. G. Peek,

lor the ever fascinating game of auc-jMrs. Milby Lloyd, Mrs. T. P. Drake,
tion bridge, which was pLayed with j Mrs Mamie Hall, Mrs. R. S. Hall and
great zest for two hours. ; m Mrs. Fred Hocker.
At one o'clock the tables were cov-j The best is usually reserved for the
-red with exquisite linen and the ac-. last, so it is here, for one of the
complished hostess served a most de- j sweetest inings of a day so full of
kctable six-course luncheon consisting j pleasure, was the benignant presence
of grapefruit- and Marasclbino cherry of Mrs. Howse, the venerable mother
cocktail, served in the daintiest of j 1 the hostess, who assisted her

grapefruit baskets, the plates being j daughtre in extending a hearty wel wel-further
further wel-further ornamented with glistening i mm tn nf h o-nct.

grapefruit leaves; then came deviled i

chicken on toast, June peas and mush

rooms in pastry cups, orange aspara asparagus
gus asparagus in pepper rings, grated cucumber

end pimentos in gelatine molds, sand sandwiches,
wiches, sandwiches, ice tea with lemon and mint,
cantaloupe and pineapple salad, with

plenty o nuts, served in cantaloupe
baskets, placed on lettuce leaves, cake
apd ice cream. It is need.ess to state
that this temptingly served menu was

enjoyed by the happy guests.
When the scores were counted, it

was iound that Mrs. K. u. Anderson
Jr. had captured tthe prizt fcrr highest

score, and she received a box of Mar Martha
tha Martha Washington candy, which she

generously opened so that all present

might have some of this nice, iresn
confection. To the guest of honor was
given a lovely and unique almond
dish," as a souvenir of this affair.
- This was the first opiortunity the



There seems to be no letting up in

the crime wave. Every day the news

pspers carry fresh stories of wrong wrongdoing,
doing, wrongdoing, enough to make the heart sick.
Murder and suicide follow in quick
sviccession, first in one section of the

country and then in another; no com

munity seems to be immune. Some

folks blame the war for" it all a bet better
ter better explanation is that it is the out outcropping
cropping outcropping of human cussedness.

Lakeland Telegram. v

We think there have been times in

the history of this country when there

was more crime than" there is now, but

there ; never was such a good press


' A number of our people are going

to Orlando next Saturday, to attend

the meeting in behalf of road No. 2.
We hope the attendance from Marion
will be large. We advise our people
ta be as easy as possible with' the
highway commission, for we think
some of the members are our friends.
We would also counsel all hands to lay
off Governor Hardee. We believe he
is trying to do the fair thing by the
whole state, and it is going to "take
mighty strong evidence to convince
us to the contrary. As long as he is
hying to hold the balance steady, it
is bad policy to censure him.


Best meals in the city for 50 cents.

Twenty-one meal ticket for $7. Phone

260. 310 N. Main street 27-tl



Grace Episcopal
John J. Neighbour, Rector
Nineteenth Sunday After Trinity
7:30 a. m. Holy communion.
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Holy communion and ser sermon.
mon. sermon. 7:30 p. m. Evening prayer and ser sermon.
mon. sermon. This is the first evening service for
the fall. All invited.
(Rev. ,W. F. Creson, Pastor)
9:45 a. m. Sunday school. Mr. N.
.Russell, superintendent.
As this is Rally Day aU are urged
to come.
11 a. m. Morning worship. Tomor Tomorrow
row Tomorrow is our regular communion day.
We earnestly request every member
to be present.
There will be no evening service on
account of the union meeting at the
Chautauqua grounds.
C. H. Trout, Pastor
10 a. m. Sunday school, Mr. Hynd Hynd-man
man Hynd-man superintendent.
11 a. m. Preaching.
7:30 p. m. Preaching and special
music. ..
Come to church.
Rev. C. L. Collins. D. D., Pastor
9:45 a. m.- Sunday school.'
II a. m. Morning worship with
sermon. Subject, "Bidding God Good Good-Bye."
Bye." Good-Bye." The ordinance of the Lord's
Supper will be observed.
6:30 p. m. Junior B. Y. P..U.
6:30 n. m. Senior B. Y. P. U.
No preaching service at night ac account
count account the "Chautauqua exercises.

Prayer meeting Wrednesday at
p. m.
Christian Science Society
Room 5, Merchant's Block
9:45 a. in. Sunday school.

11 a. m. Sunday service.

Wednesday evening meeting 8 p. m.

Reading room open 2 to 5 p. m
daily except Sundays.


16 pounds of sugar for one dollar,
with a dollar's worth of other groc groceries
eries groceries for cash, Saturday and Monday
only. Phones 377 and 162.

Careful estimates made on all con

tract work. Gives more and better

work for the money than any other

contractor in the city.

is the spirit of modern times.
The organized endeavor of the
men behind this bank the ex experience,
perience, experience, knowledge and vision'
of our officers and directors
makes a connection heie all
the more desirable.
Avail yourself of our organiza organization
tion organization by becoming a member of
our family of depositors.

Munroe & Chdmbliss National Banh


Saturday, October 1st

A "Absolutely Reliable"
M- fernery




Sugar, 15 lbs. ..........J 1.00
Flour, 24 lbs.... ;. $1.00
Rice, good,- 4 lbs 25c
Creamery Butter, pound ...I... 46c

Pay us a a visit, we can save you money.

1 South Side Ocala House Block, ... Phone 76
. H. E: ABBOTT, Manager.



Tiro and Syanih ,?TncVerel at





Special Purchase of Pretty


"Ariel" and "Wolfhead" make, embroidery and lace trimmed,
flesh and white, all sizes, worth $1.50 to $2.00.


Reflecting the trend of the
mode in their charming

Betty Wales Dresses are
unconditionally grar grar-anteed,
anteed, grar-anteed, and are
sold at this
store only

Not more than four Gowns to a customer

About 5,000 yards 27 inch OUTING FLANNEL, colored
stripes and plaids, worth at to-day's market 29c yard.


emu m

Not more than 20 yaids to a customer


The Fashion Center

On account of holiday store will be closed all day Monday, Oct. 3


You Get e Run
(or yonr money at car
lanl. We are hot alter
year trade, "aad will sare sare-ly
ly sare-ly make it of Interest to
you to deal with as.
WE Insure a Long Ban for
Year Tires.

Ocala House Block


- Prompt Service
Repair Work, Accessories, Gasoline,
Oils and Greases
Corner Oklawaha Ave. and Osceola St.
Telephone 584 Ocala, Florida

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Everything To Eat

Telephone No.. 243

Rheinauer & Co.
Store will be closed Monday.



Geo. MacKay 2 Co.

Ocala, Fix

I :


Aiieniion, Discharged Soldiers anil Sailors
. If you have an unadjusted compensation or other
claim of any nature growing out of your enlistment
service, see the Clean Up Squadron of the Govern Government
ment Government at the Ocala Armory, October 1st, 3rd 4th
and 5th.
' Marion County Chapter Anerieas Red Cress



' y-i:.::' :-'--:---':-'-y. : : ;
UOilfiii MLE Sisters 1

I have decided to put on the mar market
sell this land in 2 or five-acre lots,
part cash and five years to pay bal balance.
ance. balance. See me for terms.
If Ocala ever builus, she certain
to build out east on this property.
You can secure a lot on either of the
roads mentioned above. Buy a lot,
set out an orange grove and let it
bring you an income.
I have 70 acres of fine watermelon
and tomato land ZVz miles east of
Ocala, which I will either rent or sell.
House and good well of water on the
place. Will sell on easy terms.
I am offering for sale one-half of
Block 37. Old Survey, Ocala the
south half of lots 3 and 4- This prop property
erty property is, immediate!;1 behind Frank's
Store. Several s'ms houses now on
property which ar2 5 anted. Will sell
for part cash and U.;ince on terms.
Ocala, I lorida.
Let us exchange youi old furniture
for new. We can, famish you every everything
thing everything for your home Theus Brother?.
Phone 19. 23-lm
When is a
Battery Old?
Some men are yang at eighty
others are old r forty J
It's about the iame way with
Their usefulness depends on
the care they h.?.ve had, the
amount of work they have had
to do, how they have been used,
and most important of all on
the original quality of the bat bat-tery.
tery. bat-tery.
There are many good reasons
back of the decisions of the man manufacturers
ufacturers manufacturers of 173 cars and trucks
to use Willard Threaded Rubber
Come in and we'll tell you
more about them.
Phone 348 OCAIS.FIA.
This trademark, stamped in red
on the case, identifies the Willard
Threaded Rubber Battery.
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Geo. MacKay & Co.
CoiniNUED Evidence of Propaganda, in country districts claiming trJa t we are
no longer in the Undertaking Business, Necessitates our Emphatically stating
that we are not only in this business Permanently, but that we carry the Larg Largest
est Largest Stock and the Best Equipment in central f iorida, with Two First-Class Licen Licensed
sed Licensed Embalmers, and our prices will be found the lowest.
Day Phone47 .v Night Phone, 515
G. B. Overton, Manager
Ocala, Florida

I 'A: I

CHAPTER L With bis tW daughter,
Alix and Cherry, the latter just eighteen
vear old, and his niece, Anne, Doctor
"Strickland, retired. Is living at Mill Val Val-lev
lev Val-lev a Hhort distance from San Francisco.
His closest friend is Peter Joyce, some something
thing something of a recluse. Visiting In the vi vicinity,
cinity, vicinity, Martin LJoyd, mining engineer,
fall? in love with and secretly become
engaged to Cherry.
CHAPTER JI While the family -1
specyfating a to Lloyd's intentions. Cher Cherry
ry Cherry brings him to supper, practically an announcing
nouncing announcing her engagement to him.
CHAPTER III Doctor Strickland feels
Cherry la too young to marry aBd urges
her to -wait at least a year, but the girl
coaxes him. into agreeing to an immediate
wedding and the ceremony takes place,
the couple leaving at once for El Nido,
where Martin is employed.
CHAPTER IV. The honeymoon days
over. Cherry begins to feel a vague dis dissatisfaction
satisfaction dissatisfaction with Martin and the monot monotony
ony monotony of her daily life.
CHAPTER V. At MiU Valley, Justin
Little, lawyer, becomes engaged to Anne,
the wedding being set for September,
some months distant. Alix visits Cherry
at E3 Nido and the two girls coax Mar Martin
tin Martin into allowing Cherry to go home- for
Anne's wedding.
CHAPTER VL In her father's house
Cherry contrasts the peaceful, happy life
there with her rather sordid existence at
El Nido and realizes that hermarriage
has been something of a failure. Doctor
Strickland, feeling that Cherry is not be being
ing being fair to Martin, in that she is unduly
prolonging her visit after Anne's wed wedding,
ding, wedding, urges her to return to her husband.
She makes preparations for her departure.
She wrs twenty, undisciplined and
Exacting. She had no reserves within
herself to which she could urn. Bad
things were hopelessly bad with Cher Cherry;
ry; Cherry; her despairs were the dark and
tearful despairs of girlhood, prema prematurely
turely prematurely transferred to graver matters. 1
Martin was quite right In some of
his contentions; girl-like, she was
spasmodic and unsystematic in her
housekeeping; she had times of being
discontented and selfish. She hated
economy and the need for careful man-'
aglng. ;:; ,:
In "October Alix chanced to write
her a long and unusually gossipy let letter.
ter. letter. Alix had a new gown of black
grenadine, and she had sung at an
afternoon tea, and had evidently suc succeeded
ceeded succeeded in her first venture. Also they
had had a mountain climb and en enclosed
closed enclosed were snapshots Peter had taken
on the trip.
Cherry picked up the little 'kodak
prints ; there were four or five of them.
She studied them with a pang at her
heart. Alix In a loose rough coat,
with her hair hlowine in the wind
Room 9, Gary Block
Baseball season is closed
Everything in the Balding line
My york is guaranteed
"The Stxco Man" Phone 526
Day Phone 47. Night Phone 515
Funeral Directors, Embalmers
G. B. Overton, Mgr.
Ocala, Fla.
Return from post grad graduate
uate graduate course Oct. 1st.
- Latest methods, complete
"?..r;e;.. equipment, ensuring the
very best service.
(Optometrist and Optician
Eyesight iSoeeialist

I tr nr it f

ana rhe peaTied cr-st or Tama!i's
Iiin! her Alrx ? rs with Im-cf-s
Alix standin? u the o!1 brulj by
th nsill. A vat fit hon;-s!J:ness
swept over the yonner sister; life
tasted bitter. She : hated Alix, hatel
Peter; above all she hated herself.
She wanted to be there, in Mill Valley,
free to play and to dream ajrsfa
A day or two later she toid Martin
kindly and steadily that the thought
It had all "been a mistake" She toid
him that she thought the only digni dignified
fied dignified thing to do was to part- She liked
him ; she would always wish him well,
but since the love had gone out of their
relationship, surely It was only honest
to end it.
"What's the matter?" Martin de demanded.
manded. demanded. "Nothing special," Cherry assured
him, her eyes suddenly watering. "Only
I'm tired of it all. I'm tired of pre pretending.
tending. pretending. I can't argue about it But
I know It's the wise thing to do."
"You'd go back to your father, I
suppose?" Martin said yawning.
"Until I could get into something,"
Cherry replied with diginity. A vague
thought of the stage flitted through her
. "Oh !" Martin said politely. "And
I suppose you think your father would
agree to this delightful arrangement?"
he asked.

"I know he would I" Cherry an answered
swered answered eagerly.
"All right you write and ask him!"
Martin agreed good-naturedly. Cherry
was surprised at his attitude, but
grateful more than surprised.
"Not cross. Mart?" she asked.
"Not the least in the world!" he
answered lightly.
"JBecause I truly, believe that we'd
both be happier the woman said
hesitatingly. Martin did not answer.
The next day she sat down to write
her father. She meditated, with a
troubled brow. Her letter was unex unexpectedly
pectedly unexpectedly hard to compose. She could
not take a bright and simple tone, ask asking
ing asking her' father to rejoice in her home home-coming.Somehow
coming.Somehow home-coming.Somehow the matter persisted
In growing heavy and the words
twisted themselves about Into ugly
and selfish sounds. Cherry was young,
but even to her youth the phrases, the
"misunderstood" and the "uncongen "uncongenial,"
ial," "uncongenial," the "friendly parting before any
bitterness creeps In," and the "free to
" decide our lives In some happier and
wiser way," rang false. Pauline had
been divorced a few years ago, and the
only thing Cherry disliked In her friend
was her cold and resentful references
to her first huband.
No, she couldn't he a divorced wom woman.
an. woman. It was all spoiled, the innocent'
past and the future ; there was no
way out! She gave up the attempt at
a letter and began To annoy Martin
with talk of a visit home again.
"What you want to go for?"
"Oh. Just Just Cherry's irrepres irrepressible
sible irrepressible tears angered herself almost as
mnch as they did Martin. "I think
they'd like me to!" she faltered.
"Go If you want to!" he said, but
she knew she could not go on that
"That's It," she said at last to her her-self,
self, her-self, ln one of her solitary hours.'Tm
married and this is marriage. For, the
rest of my life It'll be Mart and I J
Mart and I In everything For richer,
for poorer; for better, for worse
that's marriage. He doesn't beat me
and we have enough money, and per perhaps
haps perhaps there are a lot of other women
worse off than I am. But It's It's
In January, however, he came home
one noon to find her hatted and
wrapped to go.
,"0h. Mart it's Daddy I" she said,
fro'' .' I've got to see him! He's
awfully UL."
"leiegram?" asked Martin," not par particularly
ticularly particularly pleased, but not unsympa unsympathetic,
thetic, unsympathetic, either.
Fo answer she gave him the yellow
paper that was wet with her tears.
"Dad ill," he read. "Don't worry.
Come if you can. Alix."
"I'll bet it's a put-up job between
you and Alix" Martin said In Indul Indul-oront
oront Indul-oront suspicion.
Her Indignant glance sobered him;
be hastily arranged mcneymatters and
that night she got off the train In the
dark wetness of the valley, and was
met by a rush of cool and fragrant
air. Cherry got a driver, rattled and
Jerked up to the hotse In a surreyj
and jumped out, her teart almost suf suffocating
focating suffocating her.
Alix came flying to the door; the
old lamplight and the odor of wood
smoke poured through. There was
no need for words ; ; they burst Into
tears and" clung together.
An hour later Cherry, feeling as If
she was not the same woman who
waked In Red Creek this same morn morning
ing morning and got Martin's eggs and coffee
ready, crept Into her father's room.
Alix had warned her to be quiet, but
at the sight of the majestic old gray
head and the fine .olid hands clasped
together on the sheet, her self-control
forsook her entirely "and she fell to
her knees and began to cry again.
The nurse looked at her disapprov disapprovingly,
ingly, disapprovingly, but after all, it made little dif difference.
ference. difference. Dr. Strickland roused only
once again and that was many hours
later. Cherry and Alix were still
keeping their vigil; Cherry, worn out,
had been dozing; the nurse was rest rest-Ins
Ins rest-Ins on a couch in thiB jiext room.
- .v!

Suddenly bh T!a utters -were rar
awake at the sound of the hoarse yet

familiar vri Alix fpll on hT knees A"
and caught the coid and wandering
hand. j
"What Is It, darling r The old. half half-Joking
Joking half-Joking maternal manner was all la j
earnest now.
-Peterr he said thickly.
"Peter's In China, dear. You remem remember
ber remember that Peter was to go around the"
world? You remember that. Dad?"
"No r he said musingly. They
thought he slept again, but he present presently
ly presently added: "Somewhere In Matthew Matthew-no,
no, Matthew-no, In Mark Mark Is the human one
Mark was as human as his Mas Mas-ter
ter Mas-ter
"Shall I read you from Mark?" Alix
asked, as his voice sank again. A
shabby old Bible always stood at her
father's bedside; she reached for It,
and making a desperate effort to
steady her voice, began to read. The
place was marked by an old letter,
and opened at the chapter he seemed
to desire, for as she read he seeraed
to be drinking In the words. Once
they heard him whisper, "Wonderful !"
Cherry got up on the bed and taok
the splendid dying head In her arms;
the murky winter dawn crept In and
the lamp burned sickly In the daylight.
Hong could be heard stirring. Alix
I closed the book and extinguished the
lamp. Cherry did not move.
"Charity!" the old man said pres presently.
ently. presently. In a simple, childish tone. Later,
with; bursts of tears. In all the utter
desolation of the days that followed.
Cherry loved to remember that his
last utterance was her name. But
Alix knew, though she never said it,
that It was to another pharlty he
Subdued, looking younger and thin thinner
ner thinner In their new black, the sisters
came downstairs, ten days later., for
a business talk. Peter had been named
as one executor; but Peter was far
away, and It was a pleasant family
friend, a kindly old surgeon of Dr.
Strickland's own age. or near It. and
the lawyer, George Sewall, the other
executor, who told them about their
affairs. Anne, as co-heiress, was pres present
ent present at this talk, with Justin sitting
close beside her. Martin, too, who
had come down for the funeral, was
The house went to the daughters ;
there were books and portraits for
Anne, a box or two in storage for
Anne! and Anne was mentioned in the
only will as equally Inheriting with
Alexandra and Charity. For some
legal reason that the lawyer and Dr.
Younger made clear, Anne could not
fully Inherit, but her share would be
only a trifle less than her cousins'.
Things had reached this point when
Justin Little calmly and confidently
claimed that Anne's share was t be
based upon an old loan of Anne's fa father
ther father his brother, a loan of three
thousand dollars to float Lee Strick Strickland's
land's Strickland's Invention, withthe understand understanding
ing understanding that Vincent Strickland be subse subsequently
quently subsequently entitled to one-third of the re
turns. As the patent had been sold
for nearly one hundred and fifty thou thousand
sand thousand dollars, one-third of it, with ac accumulative
cumulative accumulative interest for ten years, of
w hich no payment had ever been taade
Anne, was a large proportion of the
entire estate, and the development of
this claim, In Justin Little's assured,
woodeny voice, caused every one te
look grave,
yhe estate was not worth one hun-
i dred and fifty thousand dollars aow.
by any means ; It had been reduced to
little more than two-thirds of that
sum, and Anne's bright concern that
every one should be satisfied with
what, was right, and her IngenaQis
pleasure In Justin's cleverness In
thinking of this possibility, were met
with noticeable coldness.
If Anne was wrong, and the paper
she held In her hand worthless, each
gtrL would inherit a comfortable little
fortune, but If Anne was right. Cherry
and Alix would have only a few thou thousand
sand thousand dollars apiece, and the old htme.
The business talk was ever before
any of them realized the enormity of
Anne's contention, and Anne and Jus Justin
tin Justin had departed. But both the old
doctor and the lawyer agreed with
Martin that it looked as If Anne was
right, and when the family was alone
again, and had had the time te digest
the matter, they felt as If a thunder thunderbolt
bolt thunderbolt had fallen across their lives.
"That Anne could do It!" Alix said,
over and over. Cherry seemed dazed,
spoke not at all, and Martin had said
"People will do anything for mon
ey I" he observed once drily. He had
met Justin sternly. "Pm not thinking
of my wife's share I didn't marry her
for her money i never knew she had
any! But I'm thinking f Alix."
MYes we must think of darling
Alix !" Anne had said, nervously eager
that there should be no quarrel. "If
Uncle Lee Intended me to have all this
money, then I suppose I must take It,
but I shan't be happy unless things are
arranged so that Alix shall be com comfortable
fortable comfortable !"
",B-but the worst of It is, Alix!"
Cherry stammered, suddenly, on the
cay before sne and Martin were to
return to Ked Creek, "I I counted on
haing enough enough to live my ewn
life.! Alix, 1 can't 1 can't go back!"
"Why, my darling" Alix exclaimed,
as Cherry began to cry in her arms,
"My darling, it is as bad as all that?"
"Oh, Alix," whispered the little sis sister,
ter, sister, trembling. "I can't bear it. You
don't know how I feel. lou and Dad
were always here; now that's all gone
you're going to rent the bouse and
try to teach singing and I've nothing
to look forward to I've nobody!"
"Listen, dear," Alix soothed her. "If
they advise It. and especially if Peter
advies it when he gets back, well fight
Anne. And then if we win our fight.
I'll always keep the valley house optn.
And if we dun't. why I'm going to visit
you and Martin every year, and per perhaps
haps perhaps I'll have a little apartment some
day I don t iniena 10 uouru aiwojs
But she was crying, too. Everything
seemed changed, cold and strange ; she
had suspected that Cherry's was not a
successful marriage; she knew it now,
and to resign the adored little sister
to the unsympathetic atmosphere of
Red CrKk, and to miss all the old
life and the old a-elations. made her
heart ache.
"There's there's nothing, special.
Cherry?" i-he asked aiter a while.
"Wih Martin? Oh. no." Cherry an-


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For Answer She Gave Him the Yellow
Paper That Was Wet With Teara.
lng going .on co'ifipCse'diy, aitnougn neT
voice trembled now and then.' "No,
It's Just that I get bad moods," she
said, bravely. "I was pretty young to
marry at all, I guess."
"Martin loves you," Alix suggested
"He takes me for granted," Cherry
said, after a pausei "There doesn't
seem to be anything alive in the feel feeling
ing feeling between us," she added, slowly. "If
he says something to me, I make an
effort to get his point of view before
I answer. If I tell him some plan of
mine, I can see that he thinks It sounds
crazy! I don't seem very domestic
that's alL I I try. Really, I do!
But" and Cherry seemed to brace
herself In soul and body "but that's
marriage. Til try again!"
.She gave Alix a long kiss in parting,
the next day, and clung to her.
"I'll write you about the case, and
wire you If you're needed, and see you
soon!" Alix said, cheerfully. Then she
turned and went back Into the empty
house, keeping back her tears until the
sound of the surrey had quite died
Alexandra Strickland, earning down
the stairway of the valley house on an
April evening, glanced curiously at the
door. Only eight o'clock, but the day
had been so long and so quiet that she
had fancied that the hour was much
later, and had wondered who knocked
so late.
She crossed to the "door and opened
Jt to darkness and rain, and te a man
In a raincoat who whipped off a spat spattered
tered spattered cap and stood smiling in the
light of the lamp she held. Instantly,
with a sort of gasp of surprise and
pleasure and some deeper emotion, she
set down the lamp, and held out her
hands gropingly and went Into his
anas. He laughed Joyously as he
kissed her, and for a minute they
clung together.
"Peter!" she said. "You angel angel-when
when angel-when did you arrive and what are you
doing, and tell me all about it !"
"But Alix you're thin!" Peter said,
holding her at arm's length. "And
and" He gently touched the black
she wore, and fixed puzzled and
troubled eyes upon her face. "Alix
he asked, apprehensively.
For answer she tried to smile at j
him, but her lips tremDiea ana ner
eyes brimmed. She had led the way
Into the old sitting reom.
-You heard about Dad?" Alix fal faltered,
tered, faltered, turning to face him at the man mantel
tel mantel Your father!" Peter said, shocked.
"But hadn't you heard, Peter?"
"My dear- my dearest child, Tm j
Just oft the steamer. I got In at six j
'clock, rd been thinking or you an
the time, and I suddenly decided to!
cross the bay and come straight on to j
the valley, before I even went to th j
club or got my mall Tell me your
father" i
She had knelt before the cold
hearth, and he knelt beside' her. and
they busied themselves with Ios and
kindling in the old way. A blaze
crept up about the logs 'and Alix ac accepted
cepted accepted Peter's handkerchief and
wiped a streak of soot from her wrist,
quite as If she was a child again, a
she settled herself In her' chair.
Peter took the doctor's chair, keep keeping
ing keeping his concerned and sj-mpathetic
eyes upon her.
"He was well one day." she said,
simply, "and the next the next, he
didn't come downstairs, and Hong
waited and waited and about nine
o'clock I went up and he had fallen
he had fallen"
She. was In tears again and-Petei
put his hand out and covered hers and
held It.
"He must save been geing to call
some one," said Alix. after, a while,
"they said he never suffered at all
This was January, the last day. anil
Cherry got here the same night. Il
knew us both toward morning. And
that that was alL Cherry was here
for two weeks. Martin came and
"Where Is Cherry now?" Peter In Interrupted.
terrupted. Interrupted. "Back at Red Creek." Alix wiped

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had a good poitiod there.
Cherry, it made her 11L"
"Anne came?" v
?Anne and Justin, of course." Petei
could not understand Alix's expres expression.
sion. expression. She fell silent, still holding hi
hand and looking at the fire.
He looked at her with a great rash
of ad-i-iratiou and affection, She was
not only a pretty and a clever wom woman;
an; woman; but. In her plain black, with this
new aspect of gravity and dignity, and
with new" notes of pathos and appeal
In her exquisite voice, he realized that
she was an extremely charming worn worn-jn.
jn. worn-jn. Before he said good-by to her. he
had asked her to marry him. He well
remembered her look of bright and in interested
terested interested surprise.
"D'you mean to tell me you have
forgutten your lady love of the hoop hoop-skirts
skirts hoop-skirts and ringlets?" she, had de demanded.
manded. demanded. "No." Peter had told her, frankly.
"I shall always love her. In a way.
But she Is married; she never thinks
of me. And I like you so muclvAllx;
I like our music and cooking and
tramps and reading together. Isn't
that a pretty good basis for mar marriage?"
riage?" marriage?" "No!" Alix had answered, decidedly.
"Perhais If 1 .vere madly In love with
you 1 should say yes, and trust to
little fingers to lead you gently, and
so on"
He remembered ending the conver conversation
sation conversation in one of his quick moods of
Irritation against her. If she couldn't
take anybody or anything seriously
he had said.
Poor Alix she was taking life seri seriously
ously seriously enough tonight, Peter thought,
as he watched her.,
"Tell me about Cherry." he said.
"Cherry Is well, but Just a little thin,
and heartbroken now, of course. Mar
tin never seems to stay at any one
clace very long, so I keep hoping
"Doen"t make eood!" Peter said,
shaking his head.
"Doesn't seem to! It's partly Cher Cherry,
ry, Cherry, I think," Alix said honestly. "She
ts-ua inn vonnz. really. She never
quite settles down, or takes life ta
earnest. But he's got a contract now
for three years, and so she seems to
be reigning herself, and she has a
maid. I believe."
"She must love him," Peter submit submitted.
ted. submitted. Alix looked surprised-
(Continued Tomorrow)
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Acetylene Welding V- J
Generators Renewed?
Cylinders Rehored.
Brakes Relinzd
All work done by experts
and every job guaranteed
. Geo. J. Williams
Phone 597
When you want your house, ?!
furniture, stock or goods of 1?
any Yind sold, he will auction
it off for you, and get full !?
g market value. Consult him if
H you have anything to seiL
P.O.Dox 340 0cal2, Fla.
d Telephone 419 u
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the Star, please call five-one.
Mrs. G. C-
W "...
Shepaird and daughter,
have returned from a
lary iou;Ee
nleasant visit to Orlando, where they
weer guests of Mrs. Frank Bourlay
They were accompanied, home by Mr.
Charlie Liddon, who is now making
h;3 home in Orlando,,
Test our delivery service when you
vant FRESH-meat. Just call phone
108. Main Street Market
- The Presbyterian Auxiliary circles
will meet Tuesday at the following
places:. Circle No. 1, Mrs. J. C. Smith
chairman, at Mrs. Sidney Haile's resi residence
dence residence at four o'clock; circle No. 2,
Mrs. W. W. Condon, chairman, at
Mrs. H, W. Henry's residence at four
o'clock; circle No. 3, Mrs. G. S. Scott,
chairman, with Mrs. Grider Perkins,
st four o'clock, and circle No. 4, Miss
Elizabeth Davis, chairman, will, meet
v uh the chairman at 8 o'clock in the
THE BOOK SHOP is showing some
jiew things in several linear Screens,
Pottery, Japanese Linens.
Talk about pre-war prices; $2.00
than we have ever put them on. The
Ocala Wagon Worku i3 putting Ford
recovers on for $10.50; roadsters, $9.
Oother cars in proportion. Prices sub subject
ject subject to change., 10-l-30t
Ocala Israelites, whose New Year
begins Monday, are sending "Happy
New Year"s to thelir friends, both
Jew and Gentile.
- Fresh today, celeiy, tomatoes, Per Persian
sian Persian limes, avocado pears, grapefruit,
grapes, apples, bananas, cantaloupes,
peaches. Fort King Confectionery.
Phone 596. ; 30-2t
School books now
' ready. Avoid
State Senator Calkins of Nassau
county, attorney for the railroad com commission,
mission, commission, who in perspicacity and pul pulchritude
chritude pulchritude i. excelled by few Florida
statesmen, has been in the city, at attending
tending attending the O. V. bearing.
School books now ready. Avoid
. Why Pay Rent? Be your own land landlord
lord landlord .andylive happy under your own
vfne and fig tree. i Dandy new four four-room.
room. four-room. bungalow; large lot and garage;
; ail conveniences. 1 Small j payment
down and. $15 per month secures this
home. Stop the worry of moving. See
me at once. James : Hall, Florida
House, phone 218. 1-lt
- Judge and Mrs. W. S. Bullock leave
this "afternoon for ji visit to Cedar
Key. Judge Bullock will be away a
A week holding court in Levy county.
Dandy three-room apartment, fur furnished,
nished, furnished, $30 per month. James Hall,
Florida House,' phone 218. ; 1-lt
Fresh today, celery,' tomatoes, Per Persian
sian Persian limes, avocado pears, grapefruit,
grapes, apples, bananas, cantaloupes,
peaches. Fort King Confectionery.
Phone 596. 30-2t
The Star respectfully calls the at attention
tention attention of the posteffice department to
tke fact that Ocala, and we presume
j other towns, is being flooded with cir circulars
culars circulars issued by Story & Company,
Inc., New York city, advising people
to buy City of Warisaw, Poland, bonds.
We don't say the I bonds are not all
right, but as a good deal of Poland
is dependent on American charity we
would like to have ssome authority that
said bonds are not 'all wrong.
Everything in thu line of house fur furnishings
nishings furnishings may be found here. New fur furniture
niture furniture exchanged for 'old if desires
Theus Brothers. Phone 19. 23-lm
We have, a large line of boys' suits
to seletc ; from. Will appreciate a
call from the boys and mothers. Al Always
ways Always glad to show our msrehandise.
29-3t The Haberdasher.
Miss Annie Joe Law, who has been
in the mountains of North Carolina,
recuperating her health this summer,
returned this week to her home at
Ilrooksville, stopping to visit her
Ocala friends on the way.
Fresh today, celery, tomatoes, Per Persian
sian Persian limes-, avocado pears, grapefruit,
grapes, apples, bananas, cantaloupes,
peaches. Fort Kiag Confectionery.
Phone 596. i v 30-2t
We are prepared to take care of our
customers in all their wants. Come
see us and let us prove it to you. Al Always
ways Always glad to show our goods.
29-3t The Haberdasher.
; Mr. R. F. Main, representing the
Ocean City Investment Company of
Daytena, is in town today in the in interest
terest interest in his company. t t
On the way to Silver Springs don't
ft rrjet to stop at tike Spring Way Inn,
We serve lunches, ice cream and all
kinds c f cold drinks, also chicken din din-rer.
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Sunday school 9:45 a. m. Music by
the orchestra.
Preaching 11 a. m. Subject, "The
Earren Fig Tree."
Epworth League 6:30. Leader, Tur-
ney Colbert. Subject, "Thy Will be
Done With Our Time."
C. W. White, P C.
C. H. Trout of Lakeland, has ac accepted
cepted accepted the call of the Christian church
and will begin regular preaching ev every
ery every Sunday; commencing October 2,
11 o'clock mornings and 7:30 evenings.
All members should come out and all
ethers invited to attend.
2tdlv Committee.
Mrs. W. A. Chalker today received
a telegram from her brother, Mr. Ran Randolph
dolph Randolph Chalker, announcing that he
was married. The telegram was sent
from Jacksonville, but Randolph was
so elated and excited that he failed to
tell the lady's name or any particu particulars
lars particulars of his new venture. Doubtless
we will have the particulars soon. At
any rate, all his Ocala friends extend
congratulations and best wishes to
Randolph and his bride.
16 pounds of sugar for one dollar,
with a dollar's worth of other groc
eries for cash, Saturday and Monday
only. Phones 377 and 162.
A ruimber of the friends of the
young people engaged have received
the following announcement:
"Judge and Mrs. Ion L. Farris an announce
nounce announce the marriage of their sister,
Miss Gladys Mae Farris, to Mr. Percy
Thigpen, on Thursday, the twenty twenty-ninth
ninth twenty-ninth of September ,one thousand nine
hundred and twenty-one, St. Johns
Episcopal church, Jacksonville, Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. 11 .:.
. "Will be at Jiome after the tenth of
October at Martel, Fla."
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Miss Fannie Carlisle is in Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, visiting her brother and sister-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. R. T. Carlisle.
Her many friends will miss Miss Fan Fannie
nie Fannie during her absence for the next
few weeks.
When you want service, always get
L; E. Cordrey to do it for you. He
will do your moving and hauling of
al kinds. Reasonable- prices. Call
phone 434. L. E. Cordrey. tf
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Mrs. Annie M. Perry, who has been
the guest of her daughter, Mrs. R.
N. Dosh, for the past month, left this
morning for Miami, where she is now
making her home.
r Complete assortment of the genu genuine
ine genuine Parker Lucky-Curve Fountain
Pens at Anti-Monopoly Drug Store
Call phone 108 when you want groc groceries
eries groceries in a hurry. Main Street Market.
The Bradley sweaters have arrived.
You should see them and get yours
before your size goes.
2D-3t The Haberdasher.
Miss Minnie Lee Carlisle is expect expected
ed expected home today from Jacksonville,
where she has : been visiting her
brother and sister-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. R. T. Carlisle. Before going to
Jacksonville, Miss Carlisle enjoyed a
visit with her friend, Mr. John Tilgh Tilgh-man,
man, Tilgh-man, in Palatka.
There .are some German marks
which can never be wiped out. Wall
Street Journal. t t
In West Virginia it" took armament
to force disarmament and the world
ic just an enlarged West Virginia.
Greenville Piedmont.
Tariff tinkerers usually have a high
conception of duty. Rochester Times Times-Union.
Union. Times-Union. :
Prohibition has a hard time trying
to compete with an inventive peo people.
ple. people. Charleston Gazette.
: The disarmament conf erenec is to
establish non-communication with
Mars. Nashville Tennesseean.
The only time the Spanish cabinet
breaks' into the news is when it re resigns.
signs. resigns. Honolulu Star.
In 1916 Germany planned on mak making
ing making America pay for the war. Well,
we are. Marquette Tribune.
Football will be popular this year
because it has so much kick in it.
Boston Leather Reporter.
One American book is supremely
popular in Europe Uncle Sam's
Pocket-book. Greenville Piedmont.
Money goes a little farther now,
but it is still unable to go quite as far
as next payday. Indianapolis Star.
Several exceptional barjains in

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All stores under jewish
raent or ownership willi, :. be
Monday, October 3rd, oa account of '.
holiday. 1
There will be services iit the syna synagogue
gogue synagogue Sunday evening a 7:30, and
Monday morning.
For terms, apply
to Miss Eloise
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Henry, phone 340.
Fred Demetree has bought the Ji Ji-rash
rash Ji-rash grocery stock and has added con considerable
siderable considerable new stock to it and opened
up for businss this morning. Sir.
Demetree will put on a iree delivery
service and will give the business his
personal attention. He has had years
of experience in this line and he and
his brother are operating a grocery
store in Miami. Fred is itn enterpris enterprising
ing enterprising and obliging boy and is sure to
tuild up a good trade.
Shady, Sept. 28. Mr. and Mrs.
lfbsT Ocala,, visited with
i Mi. auu ana. jjiiue aim tir. ana airs.
Barnes Sunday afternoon.
Quite a few from Olivet church at attended
tended attended the all-day services at Charter
Oak Sunday,- at which time a most
interesting missionary pi-ogram was
Mr. C. C. Priest and daughters,
Misses Sara Lou and Fannibel, of An Anthony,
thony, Anthony, were visitors here Sunday aft afternoon,
ernoon, afternoon, y ;
His friends are glad to know that
Mr. Fred Buhl is expected home from
the hospital in Ocala Wednesday.
Mr. Van Liddon has exchanged his
truck for a new touring car and was
out driving Sunday afternoon with
one of Shady's most charming young
ladies. :.
, George Leak is all to the merry
again and was driving the Ford Sun Sunday
day Sunday on Shady avenue, accompanied by
his "veribest."
Mr. Griffin Folks and family have
returned from a motor trip to South
Florida, camping, fishing and bathing,
taking the trip by easy stages. They
thoroughly enjoyed it and Mr. Falks
who was sick before they left is well
Mr. Will Little, the same of bell
pepper fame, is at his old trade again,
painting. He has recently painted
Mr. J. I. Smith's residence and is at
present painting Mr. Berry Carter's
Miss Alice Peacock has accepted a
position in Heintz's bakery, in Ocala.
The Belleview B. Y. P. U. rendered
a most interesting missionary pro program
gram program at Olivet, church Sunday eve evening.
ning. evening. This union is a live wire and
the pastor," Rev. J. II. Martin, of Islr
and Grove, is to be congratulated on
having such a bunch of. young people
to help him. Needless to say the Oli Olivet
vet Olivet union greatly enjoyed eevry min minute
ute minute of the visit from the neighbor
church and hopes to have them come
again soon.
Mrs. J. I. Smith is visiting relatives
in Orlando this week.
Ther is a tang of fall in the .air
night and morning that is much ap appreciated
preciated appreciated after the long, hot days
when Old Sol has beamed his bright brightest
est brightest and hottest, parching even the
toughest weeds. We are needing rain
Conner, Sept. 29. Freeman Smith
has returned from several days stay
in Palatka.
E. O. Powell spent Monday in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville on business.
Mrs. Carl Mason of Stokes landing,
is the guest this week of the family
of Henry Mason at Conner.
Miss Viola Scott of Ocala, spent
last week with her relatives, L P.
Stevens and daughter, Mrs. W. R.
H. A. Atwater spent the week-end
with his family in Palatka.
Married, on Saturday, Sept. 24th,
in the county judge's office in Ocala,
Marion Holly and Miss Elsie Moss,
both of Conner. Also Russell Arnett
of New Smyrna and Mrs. Bonnie Rey Reynolds
nolds Reynolds Gore of near Lynne.
Mrs. Ovid Richard, who has been
spending some time with his father,
Mr. Jacok Richard and other relatives,
left Monday for his home in Chicago.
J. W. Randall and wife of Inverness
were visiting their parents at Conner
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Thelma Hill of Burbank, were visiting
Miss Alberta Carlton, who has been
j the guest of her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. L.
weks, left Tuesday for her home in
Friends of the venerable I. P. Stev Stevens,
ens, Stevens, will regret to learn that he lost
his house and contents on Wednesday
morning by fire.

A large crowd attended the funeral Lay of Ocala, were callers in An An-of
of An-of Mrs. Frank Holly at the old ceme-j ttonv Sunday.
tery Wednesday morning. Mrs. Holly Mr- and Mrs. Charlie Teuton had
died Tuesday after a lingering illness, jas their Sest this week Miss Maud

leaving her husoand, two sons and
three daughters -o mourn their loss.
Rev. Gus Padgett of Fort McCoy,
conducted the funeral.
The B. Y. P. U. will meet next Sun Sunday
day Sunday night at the home of Dr. and Mrs.
Wingo, and Sunday- school in the
morning will be held under the oaks
at' the church, on account of repairs
being made on the building.
(Why can't this correspondent mail
her letter one day sooner each week).
E. O. Cordrey and. family spent
Sunday with relatives at Lake Edgar.
Anthony, Sept. 29. We are glad to
report thatMrs. J. H. Harvey, who
was taken to the Ocala hospital Fri Friday
day Friday of last .week, is improving.
Mr. G. K. Keeney has purchased a
nice new Ford car.
Miss Lillie Milligan, who is teach teaching
ing teaching in Oklawaha, spent Saturday and
Sunday at home.
A large crowd attended a peanut
boiling Friday night at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Gates.
. Mrs. Bell Hinson after a visit with
relatives in Anthony, returned to her
home in Alamo, Ga., Saturday.
Mrs. H. C. Chestnut left last week
for Hawthorn.
After some time spent in Arkansas
and Colorado, Mr. George Brown Jr.
returned home last week.
Mr. 'and Mrs. Terry Young left
Tuesday for Arcadia, where they will
make their home.
Mr. David Brown, who has. been
quite ill for the past week, is on the
road to recovery.
Mr. Eugene Harvey and sister, Mrs.
W. T. Smith and children of Tampa,
are. in Anthony this week.
Mrs. C H. Shriner and sons of
Mayo .arrived in Anthony Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Albury came in
Sunday after a trip down the East
Coast. They are guests of Mrs. AI-

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beantifuly furnished as they are. The very finest furniture made
jvi today Is within reach of everyone who desires to have It, through
$ the use of credit. We extend to every customer the use of every
vj convenient credit plan, making it possible to own any amount of
M distinctive, dependable furnisher, and with this plan only a small
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bcry's aunt, Mrs. A. B. Moore, for a
short while before leaving for their
home in Georgia.
A number of young people shiva shiva-reed
reed shiva-reed Capt. and Mrs. A. V. Felter
Thursday night of last week, and
Monday night of this week the shiva shiva-reers
reers shiva-reers visited Mr. and Mrs. Albury.
Mrs. Herbert Wilder and little
daughter, Dorothy of Brandon, re returned
turned returned home a few days ago after sev several
eral several weks spent with Mrs. Wilder's
sister, Mrs. George Pastsur Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Swindell and

jKerr 01 lampa.
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Knoblock and
baby of Martin, spent Sunday with
Mrs. Knoblock's mother, Mrs. Eva
Mrs. R. L. Carter and children of
Ocala, spent Sunday with Mrs. Car Carter's
ter's Carter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C
A large crowd enjoyed a candy pull pulling
ing pulling Tuesday night at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. T. J. Leitner.
Every one is cordially invited to
attend the ice cream supper at the
Eaptist church grounds Friday eve
ning, Sept. 30th, for the benefit of
the piano fund.
We regret very much to lose Mr.
and .Mrs. W. H. Martin and family,
who have recently sold their home and
will move Thursday to Ocala.
Misses Mildred Manning, Annie
Forbes and Clarence Priest spent the
week end at home.
Messrs. L. J. Manning, R. A. Man Manning
ning Manning and L. C Sims made a business
trip to Tampa this week.
Miss Hattie Milligan left Wednes Wednes-ady
ady Wednes-ady for Eastport, where she will teach
school this winter.
An election was held Tuesday in
the club building for the purpose of
bonding Anthony for a new school
house. t The votes 45 'to 9 in favor of
Monticello, Oct. 1. From Jefferson
county, which supplies ninety per cent
of the watermelon seed for the coun country
try country each season, approximately 600, 600,-000
000 600,-000 pounds of seed have been shipped
so far in 1921. Ten -thousand acres
of watermelons for seed were plant
eJ this year. Official statistics show
that the county produces nearly all
I the seed planted in the United States
each season and shipped to foreign
! countries.

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Benches, $3 values at

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33x3 non-skid $ 9
30x31-2 non-skid $12
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St. Augustine, Oct. 1. The local
street car system is a losing. proposi proposition
tion proposition to its owners, the Southern Pub Public
lic Public Utilities Corporation, according to
officials of the corporation, and they
are willing to make the city a present
of the whole outfit.
This was revealed at a meeting re recently
cently recently between officials of the corpora corporation
tion corporation and the city commissioners and
also officials of the local street railway
company, the St. Johns Electric Com
The city commissioners are seeking
to have the company improve its serv service
ice service in the city, co-operate with the
city in paving Central avenue and to
again extend it3 service to St. Augus Augustine
tine Augustine Beach. Little was definitely ac accomplished
complished accomplished at the meeting, the street
railway officials claiming the earnings
of the company would not permit of
any paving work on Central avenue.
The company was willing to extend
its service to St. Augustine Beach if
it were permitted to discontinue the
service in the city, the officials ex explained,
plained, explained, and followed with an offer to
turn the city lines over to the city to
be disposed of as it saw fit.
The citS commissioners took the
points brought out at the meeting
under advisement with a view to tak taking
ing taking further action on the question in
the near future.
(Associated Press)
Berlin, Sept. 30. The reichstag to today
day today passed a bill ratifying the peace
treaty with the .United States. Only
, the communists
voted against the
We always thought the Irish wanted
freedom until they began to insist on
'having a republic. Columbia Record.
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WANTED Position by young man,
experienced salesman and ofT.ce
man. Will consider anything that
is honorable. Apply to O, care the
Star. S0-3t
KRYSO Sore head remedy for chick chickens
ens chickens and other poultry, fifty cents by
-mail or dealer will get it for you.
Address KRYSO. Box 1163, Tampa,
Fla. 9-8-lin
FOR SALE Home of seven rooms,
pantry and bath room in fine Iocs Iocs-tion.
tion. Iocs-tion. All modern conveniences. Ga Garage
rage Garage for two cars. Terms if desired.
For further information call at
Needham Bros, store opposite Har-
. rington Hall hotel. 30-tf
FOR SALE SO acres of fine water watermelon
melon watermelon land on S. A. L. spur near
Summerfield. -'Call
Fishel, Ocala, Fla.
or write Max
FOR SALE Two four-room houses,
just painted. Just outside city lira lira-its;
its; lira-its; $1000 each. Liberal terms. Big
lots. E. C Jordan, office over
Jake's. 23-I2t
FOR SALE One 16-inch Westing Westing-house
house Westing-house fan. good condition. Price,
$15. Thone 211. 25-Ct
WANTED One large ox or team of
two oxen, well broken. Notify price
and conditions. N. W. Hariscn,
Oklawaha, Fla. 27-Ct
Large safe, large oak directors
table, wall clock, filing cabinet,
check protector, gas heater, Congol Congol-eum
eum Congol-eum rug 9x12. Apply room 8 Mer Merchants'
chants' Merchants' block. D. S. Wood row. 27-Ct
need of any kind of hauling, give
us a. triaL Satisfaction guaranteed.
Charges reasonable. Phone 1C9 and
117. 28-tf
REAL Dairy cows, heavy springers
and with calves at foot. Jerseys,
Guernseys and Holsteins, one or
car load. T. B. tested. Dehorned.
Anthony Farms, Anthony, Fla. tf
WANTED Position by all around of office
fice office man, clerical or otherwise; pre previously
viously previously employed in telephone and
railroad work in the north. Satis Satis-fatcory
fatcory Satis-fatcory references, in and out of
Ocala. F. E. Akin, South Lake
Weir, Fla. 29-3fc
FOR SALE One Ford roadster, 1921
model, practically new. Apply to
W. H. MefTert, Ocala. 29-Ct
FOR SALE Hupmobile at a bargain.
Five passenger car in first class
condition. Apply Carroll Motors
Company. 2G-6t
FOR RENT Three furnished rooms
for light housekeeping. Apply to
Miss Bessie Whetstone, 715 South
Fifth street, Ocala. l-t
I.OST Silver bar pin with pearl set setting.
ting. setting. Reward if returned to the
Star office. 1-St
Dr. F. E. McClane is now located
in Commercial Bank building. Of3e
phone 211 two rings; residence
phone 151. 15-tf
W. K. Lane, 31. D physician and
surgeon, specialist eye, ear, nose and
throat. OfOce over 5 and 10 cent Ft ore,
Ocala, Fla. Advtf
16 pounds of sugar for one dollar,
with a dollar's worth of other groc groceries
eries groceries for cash, Saturday and Monday
only.- Phones 377 and 162.
School books now ready. Avoid
In the Circuit-Court of the Fifth Ju Judicial
dicial Judicial Circuit of Florida, in and
for Marion County, in Chancery.
Eva Dorr, Complainant, vs. Yilliaa
L. Dorr, Defendant.
Order for Constructive Service.
It is ordered that the defendant
herein named, to-wit: William L. Dorr,
be and he is hereby required to ap appear
pear appear to the bill of complaint filed ia
this cause on or before Monday, th
3rd day of October, 1921.
It is further ordered that a copy cf
this order be published once a week
for four consecutive weeks in tht
Ocala Evening Star, a newspaper
published in said county and Elate.
This 2nd day of September, 1221.
(Seal) T- D. Lancaster Jr.,
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion County,
Florida. By Ruth Ervin, D. C
L. W. Duval,
Complainant's Solicitor. 9-3-St-Sai
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