The Ocala evening star

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

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WEATHER FORECAST Partly cloudy in southland probably local rains

Sun Rises Ywmomw, 7:16;:ets, 5:28.
. Calls for Only One Hundred MilUon
Dollars to Finance -Another
Government Corporation
'Washington, Dec. 15. (Associated
:Press). The bill of Senator Norfk;
to establish a huwlred million dollar
government corporation to finance the
sale of agricultural products was or ordered
dered ordered reported favorably today by
the Senate agriculture committee.
Representative Keller failed to ap appear
pear appear before the House judiciary tom tom-Otnittee
Otnittee tom-Otnittee today in response to a formal
summons. At his office afterward it
was said hs decided definitely not to
respond to the subpoena served on
him late yesterday after he had an announced
nounced announced withdrawal from further par participation
ticipation participation in the hearing of his in in-ptachment
ptachment in-ptachment charges against Attorney
General Daugherty. Whether the com committee
mittee committee will undertake to compel his
appearance or hale him before the bar
of the House for contempt will be de decided
cided decided tomorrow.
Adjourned Until Feb. 13 Without
Solving the Problem of
London, Dec. 15. (By Associated
Press). The British parliament was
prorogued today pntil Feb. 13th. The
program of adjournment wejit through
without a hitch despite the widely her heralded
alded heralded effort sof a small group of left
wing labor members to prevent rising
of the house of commons until a rem remedy
edy remedy had been found for the unemploy unemployment
ment unemployment situation.
Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 15. De Declared
clared Declared to be the second woman to at attain
tain attain such a high position on an Amer American
ican American railway system, Miss Emma S.
Redel, chief clerk of the Minneapolis
& St. Paul railroad, has been appoint appointed
ed appointed assistant secretary of the road by
the board of directors. As an assist assistant
ant assistant to President W. H. Bremmer and
Vice-President Nash, it is said Miss
Redel frequently had charge of both
financial and operating departments,
in the absenec of these two officers.
Miss Redel entered the service of the
Minneapolis & St. Louis in 1908 as a
stenographer in the law department.
In 1913 she was made chief clerk in
that department, and in 1917 chief
clerk in the president's office.
"Ihe Holiday Spirit Caught
and Held Before Your Eyes
(EhrtstmaH 1
t 5
1 Booth Tarkington i
Do you know this wonder
man,Tarkington? Have you
seen Kim take the dreams,
imaginings and Humorous
errors of childhood and
weave them into the most
glowing realities? Have you
seen him expressing the
heart, mind and inclinations
of youth? Have you ollowed
him through his realistic yet
very captivating depictions
of politics, business and social
life and then gone with him
into the realm of pure ro romance
mance romance and fancy? If so, you
have viewed life by a master
painter and have walked In
paths of enchantment that
are outside of this world.
If you would bacharmed as
never before by the embodi embodiment
ment embodiment of the spirit of our
greatest festal holiday, read
'Beasley's Christmas Party"
which will run for a few
eks as a serial in


iAn Estimate Shoeing the Sea Pwrer
Of threat Britain.. Japan and The
I United State of America
Washington, Dec. 15. (Associated
Press). rA tabulated obtained in
naval circles showing relatively the
positions of the British, American and
Japanese r.avies in cruiser and sub submarine
marine submarine strength apparently shed light
on the situation which led the House
appropriations committee to propose
that President Harding negotiate an
international agreement .to check
competitive building of these types
of vessels.
The figures credit England with
forty-six light cruisers of the first
line built, building or projected; the
United States with ten building, and
Japan with eleven 'built and twenty twenty-one
one twenty-one building or projected. In subma submarines
rines submarines England is credited with four fourteen
teen fourteen first and second line; the; United
States three first line, and Japan with
three builditg.
Boston, Dec. 15. The existence of
life on the planet Venus may be con considered
sidered considered highly probable, Dr. Harlow
Shapley, director of the Harvard Ob Observatory,
servatory, Observatory, said in a recent lecture
here. He added that the question of
life on Mars was controversial, but
that its small mass and its great dis distance
tance distance from the sun counted heavily
against the probability of life there.
"Venus," he said, "is comparable to
the earth in many ways and if, as is
likely, living organisms develop
wherever conditions are suitable over
a sufficient interval of time, then it
may be considered that life on Venus
is highly probable. On no other
bodies in the solar system, however,
are conditions at all favorable for the
existence of ptotoplasm."
Dr. Shapley said that accepting the
tidal evolution theory of a planetary
system, even for stars otherwise fav favorably
orably favorably located, an encounter of just
the right sort with another star was
necessary for the birth of a planetary
"And once such a family is born,"
he continued, "other stars must not
disturb the family, and the star's
light intensity must remain essential essentially
ly essentially uniform for the enormous interval
of time required for the crustal evo evolution
lution evolution which must precede animate
"Nevertheless, it appears probable
that among the thousands of millions
of stars there are here and there
planets that conform to the require requirements.
ments. requirements. Although the animal man is
probably not duplicated in the uni universe,
verse, universe, there are doubtless numerous
other living earths, and the chance
that their life phenomena surpass in
intricacy and 'highness' those on the
earth is as good as the chance that
they fall below our level."
The search for habitable worlds, he
said, was largely a search for condi conditions
tions conditions suitable for the existence of
water in a liquid form. This, he add added,
ed, added, was an absolute necessity for the
development of life such as that on
the earth, and a definite chemical con constitution
stitution constitution for air, land and water also
was necessary. A planet's days and
nights, therefore, must not be so long
as to prevent the existence of water
in a liquid form.
"It seems certain," he said, "that
some water exists on Mars at times
in a liquid form. The average aston aston-omical
omical aston-omical opinion is that low forms of
organisms may exist on Mars, that
high forms are very improbable and
that beings physically comparable
with man are absolutely impossible."
Call 471-Blue for the best red oak
and pine strend wood. Four-foot
wood $3.50. E. Gibbons, North Os Osceola
ceola Osceola street. 16
The weak and the strong enjoy eat eating
ing eating the best fresh meats obtainable.
That's the kind to be found at the
Main Street Market. Phone 108. tf
Depth bombs, exploded in Puget
Sound near Tacoma, by Federal pho
hibition agents, thwarted expected at
tempts to recover from the waters a
large quantity of liquor which was re
cently thrown overboard by a smug
j glers' launch. The bombs were- shot
at the spot where the bottles were
seen to sink.

Rub-My-Tism, an antiseptic tf


in north portion tonight and Saturday;
Diplomats TMnk the Sick Man f Eu Europe
rope Europe Can be Cured Of His
j Lausanne, Dec. 15. (By Associated
Press). European diplomats gather gathered
ed gathered here believe with the admission of
Turkey to the .League of Nations it
will impart new vigor and new mean meaning
ing meaning to that organiation. From the
beginning of the Near East confer conference
ence conference the Turkish leaders have stress stressed
ed stressed the desire to westernize their coun country
try country and European statesmen are con convinced
vinced convinced whole-hearted co-operation by
Turkey in the league's affairs would
prove an important step in the main maintenance
tenance maintenance of general peace.
Lexington, Ky., Dec. 15. (By the
Associated Press) .Prohibition Di Director
rector Director Sam Collins has received work
that Bob Balalrd, leader of the Meni Menifee
fee Menifee county moonshine gang, sought
for the slaying of two federal officers
last wee, was killed in a battle with
twenty prohibition agents today. Guy
Cole, a prohibition agent, was slain
in the clash, the report said. Charles
Ballard, also sought by the officers,
was wounded.
Every month shows an increase in
the number of Florida people who
are becoming steady readers of the
Tamra Morning Tribune. People who
have .;ding the Tribune for
the past twenty-eight years say there
is something about the paper that
"takes" and "holds," and that it soon
becomes just as essential as their
meals. These same people say they
can depend on every scrap of news
of any interest anywhere showing up
FIRST in the Tribune. Our corps of
Florida correspondents and the full
night and day service of the Asso Associated
ciated Associated Press takes care of that. The
Tribune is by far the most widely
read newspaper in South Florida and
is the representative paper of the
state. Daily and Sunday rates: Year Year-ly$8.00,
ly$8.00, Year-ly$8.00, six months $4.00, three months
$3.00, one month 75c. Daily only
rates: Yearly $6.00, six months $3.00,
three months, $1.50, one month, 60
cents. 12-15-3t
1? lbs of sugar for $1.00
(With $2 purchase of other goods)
18 lbs. Rice for $1.20
8 pounds Snowdrift $1.40
4 pounds Snowdrift 70c
24 lbs. White Ring flour $1.25
12 pounds White Ring flour 65c
24 lbs. Omega flour $1.35
12 pounds Omega flour 70c
24 lbs. Pillsbury's Best flour $1.35
12 lbs. Pillsbury Best flour 70c
24 lbs.'Birdsey's Best flour $1.35
12 lbs. Birdsey's Best flour 70c
24 lbs. Lighthouse flour $1.15
2 lbs. Lighthouse flour 60c
1 peck Irish Potatoes 45c
Sweet Potatoes, per peck 40c
Apalachicola Oysters, quart 65c
12-15-2t Phone 562.
You can use no better or healthier
dessert for your Sunday dinner than
Marocala ice cream. Marion County
A solid train of 14 cars of silk,
valued at $5,000,000, recently made
anunbroken trip to Seattle to New
Maxim silencers are not used ou
guns exclusively. They are used on
gas and oil engine exhausts and suc
tion, air-compressor suctions,
hoists, air and steam discharges or
safety valve3 steam traps and so
Use Marocala ica cream for your
Sunday dessert.
We have away? viewed with sym sympathy
pathy sympathy and approval the club activities
of the women, but their gun activities
alarm us. Columbia Record.
Prohibition has come to stay. The
people who say it won't last used to
talk the same way about grapefruit
and now they like it. Toledo Blade.

Meet me at THE BOOK SHOP. 3t

cooler in north portion Saturday.

Of the General Sweep of Witner Over
The Greater Part of North
Chicago, Dec. 15. (By Associated
Press) Heavy precipitation of either
snow or rain in portions of virtually
every state except Florida, with a
particularly heavy snow fall in the
lower lake region, marked the pro progress
gress progress of winter over the United
States today. Chicago's snow fall
measured half an ineh. Three persons
were killed and two injured yesterday
in automobile accidents on account of
slippery streets. Dozens of persons
were injured when ships crashed in
the harbor and a fuel famine threat-
ened as a result of New York's first
heavy snow of the year.
Poin-are Brags to the Chamber
Deputies on His Premiership
Paris, Dec. 15. (By Associated
Press). Premier Poincare today, aft after
er after sketching briefly and optimistically
the progress of reparations and Turk Turkish
ish Turkish peace negotiations, told the cham chamber
ber chamber of deputies he was ready to with withdraw
draw withdraw gracefully if the chamber
thought it had ready another cabinet
better qualified that his to work for
Eoston, Mass.. Dec. 15. The story
of the slogan "Say it With olFwers,"
the circumstances which prompted its
coinage, how it came into existence,
and its subsequent spread throughout i
the county, is told by P. F. O'Keefe,
its originator, head, of a local adver advertising
tising advertising agency. Mr. O'Keefe suggest suggested
ed suggested the slogan to the publicity commit committee
tee committee of the Society of American Flor Florists
ists Florists in Cleveland, December, 1917.
"It was evident that a slogan so
worded as to induce people to use
flowers more generally to buy more
flowers was needed," says Mr.
O'Keefe, describing the birth of the
slogan, which recently was claimed
by another. "In a great mass of quo quotations
tations quotations which I gathered from the
rhapsodic utterances of poets, work working
ing working under the impetus of spring fever,
I came across this:
" 'Flowers are words
Which even a babe mav understand."
From Bishon Cnxe's "The Sinn-W of
" 'There,,
a slogan.
" I said, "'is the germ of
There is a language of
flowers. They do speak. Even a babe
can understand. Now to work that
into a twentieth century phrase that
conveys the meaning that flowers do
(have a language.' T
And then and there the slogan "Say
It With Flowers" was created.
"On the Square," west side. Oysters
and fish daily. Open all night tf
Compulsory vaccination in Denver
as a preventive of smallpox, was de declared
clared declared in effect recently. There have
been 100 deaths from smallpox in
Denver within a few weeks.
' Some beautiful Eastern Star pins
' just received at THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
"Silks," says The Fairfield News
Service, "will will play a most promi prominent
nent prominent role in the woman's spring ap apparel.
parel. apparel. Crepes continue to be the
most prominent." That's what comes
ifrom all this husband shooting busi
ness. American Lumberman (Chica-
The Turks are the soul of honor.
; When they break a solemn pledge
; tbey are willing to make two new ones
, to replace it. Dallas News.
"Rabbitt" and forty other new
; books at THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
j The Irish will have won when they
are one. Washington Post.
Meet me at THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
Vot the least of the deposed Sul-
t'3 troubles, one surmises are the
impending suits for non-support.--
Norfolk Virginian.
Some beautiful Eastern Star Pins
jr.t received at THE BOOK SHOP. It


Some Scarcity of Rain But Winter
Crops and Citrus Fruit Are
In Fine Condition
Gainesvile, Dec. 15. (Associated
Press). Growing conditions are good
throughout the staple farming section
of the state, except rain is needed, ac
cording to the semi-monthly crop re-


view issued by the federal bureau of jbassy this afternoon. Mr. Harvey will
crop estimates here. The color and si Dec. 23rd and will not be accom accom-quality
quality accom-quality of citrus fruits are declared to (panied bv Mrs. Harvey, who will leave
be greatly improved. The winter I the preceding day for a visit to Ma Ma-truck
truck Ma-truck crops are said to be "coming deira -'rm

i v,.., itc,-; ,.
v"" mj -"a
Trouble Between The Two
Washington, Dec. 15. (Associated
Press).-Measures to control what is
said to be a vast bodv of Mexican un-
skilled labor in the United States are
recommended to Secretary Davis in a;
report by special agents of the de-
parement of labor, according to an
announcement made publi ctoday. The
report sets forth that alien Mexican
laborers illegally in the United States
are a menace to American labor and
American communities.
Atlanta, Dec. 15. News of the
death yesterday at Apalachicola of
Judge Henry W. Johnson, editor and
publisher of the Apalachicola Times,1

was received today by friends of the.tne nRfll Priw rnWTlpf mhW ?.

family here Judge Johnson had been
publisher of the Times many years
and was also mayor of the town.

St. Augustine, Dec. 15. Orison
Billings, William Albright, Hearman Sparr, Dec. 14. Mr. and Mrs. Pres-
Cubbedge and Henry Green were ten and Mrs. Preston's son, Mr. Les-
bound over in circuit court today fol- ter Pollard, arrived from Vermont
lowing a hearing on charges of a last Wednesday. Their Sparr friends
kidnapping conspiracy to commit ?re very glad to have them in the
crime in connection with the flogging community again, and hope that Mrs.
of W. A. Roberts, a week ago. Preston's health will very greatly im-
" prove this winter.
BODY FOUND IN THE SURF Mrs. Julia Thomas returned : last
Friday from a visit of several weeks
Miami, Dec. 15. The body of a man with Mrs. Mollie Martin at Oxford,
believed to be A. B. Thorpe, of Ne- Mr. and Mrs. O'Kellv hsd the pleas pleas-vada,
vada, pleas-vada, a guest at a local hotel, was ure of welcoming another little daugh daugh-found
found daugh-found by swimmers in the surf today, te into their home Sunday night.

apparently having been washed up by
me sea.
Jacksonville, Dec. 15. The steam-
ship City of Miami, in port here since
last spring, will begin operations be between
tween between Miami and Havana Dec. 28th, it
was announced today.
Whitehall Court, the home of the
National Liberal Club, is 110 feet
high, the highest building in London.
"No war unless the people vote for
it," says a suffragette, but adds noth nothing
ing nothing about an invading people who

don't wait to vote. Wall Street Jour-j better, Mr. Butler is still confined to
nal. his bed.
j The young people are busy practic-
When Isadora Duncan danced in'ing for a program to be given at the
Indianapolis. Lew Shank, the mayor, Christmas tree at the Baptist church

stationed four policemen in the wings
of the theater to see that the famous
dancer appeared on the stage costum costum-eo
eo costum-eo according to Indianapolis stand standards.
ards. standards. At any rate, these numerous- con conferences
ferences conferences serves as breathing spaces
between rounds. Wallace's Farmer.
To prevent a Cold, take 666. tf
Boys' Hunting Pants at FISHEL'S.
A Yuletide gift. 12-12-tf
Ford tells voune men to spend
something on themselves buy a fliv

ver, of course. Wall Street JoumaLjB. Pasteur was hostess at the social
hour, entertaining in honor of the

Roses and Carnations at THE
Some of the big guns were silenced
on that November 11, but others at
once began work on their memoirs-
Anderson Herald.
Everybody likes Jacobs' Candy.

Large Christmas shipment just re- berry is a hard blow to the orators
ceived at the Anti-Monopoly Drug who have been demanding it- Ameri Ameri-Store.
Store. Ameri-Store. 14-t can Lumberman (Chicago).


This Morning, 60; This Afternoon, 70.
Impression Prevails that His Opinion
Is Needed Regarding Threatened
Split Between France And
London, Dec. 15. (By Associated
Press). Ambassador George Harvey
has been called home for consultation,
tit was stated at the American pm-
Washington, Dec. 15. (Associated
Press). Although state department
u"uun staie aePar1
officials confirmed the London
nouncement that Ambassador Harvey
,had been called home "for consulta-
tion," they declined to make an ex-
. T T- questions
I ueairea to mscuss
.with him. In the absence of official
impress. gamea
i! C Mn HarV? WaS. ? 11 f
i? wtoii .connection with the
,sltuat"n to German reparations
! 7 threatmf rupture relations'
i bctWeen Great Bntam and France-
&tml...ti'.. ;
Otto Wiedeldt, German ambassa ambassador,
dor, ambassador, conferred at length with Secre Secretary
tary Secretary Hughes today but no informa-
tivn vim availaVilo WhefTia'p Ka ati
orcot;nT, A,.i,
tllA.fipr5mia i cift?
. Germany. The call of the German
envoy, however, coming just before
wgarded as a indication the
..u ;Vf vM
u f Q n ;n.fiM
the precise condition cf Gemany as
prelates to the reparations problem.
Mrs. Shell Perry returned to her
nome at fine last Saturday after a
J pleasant visit with Mr. and Mrs. A. L.
j Perry and other relatives.
j Mm. A. L. Newton took advantage
jof the bus line to do some shopping
i'"n Ocala Tuesday.
Mrs. Birdie Young, who has been
on the sick list for the past two
weeks, is able to be out again.
Rev. A. M. Mann filled his regular
monthly appointment at the Method
d;st church Sunday morning and eve eve-ring.
ring. eve-ring. He is attending conference at
Tampa this week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Luffman spent
Sunday in Tavares, having been called
there by the illness of Mrs. Luffman's
'father, Mr. Butler. While somewhat
on Saturday night before Christmas.
Mr. Harry Welch and a party of
some six or eight friends arrived in
their cars from New Hampshire to-
day, and are making their home at
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. McQuaig's. At
present Mr. Welch is in the sanitar sanitarium,
ium, sanitarium, having been taken with an at attack
tack attack of appendicitis soon afte? his ar arrival,
rival, arrival, btu his friends are hoping it
will not prove very serious.
On account of the holidays the
Woodmen circle held its regular
monthly meeting this afternoon. At
this meeting new officers were elected
and various plans discussed for the
' improvemetn of the grove. Mrs. W.
, grove's guardian, Sovereign Annie
Some beautiful Desk Sets in nine
different styles at THE BOOK SHOP.
666 quickly relieves a cold. ? tf
The resignation of Senator New-

(Began Today on Third Page)



(Conducted by National Council of tn Boy
Scout of America.)



Fort McCoy, Dec. 13. The Fairfield
"Speedsters" speeded their way to j
Fort McCoy last Saturday and met
the school girls of that place in a
game of basketball. These "Speed-
sters" are a speedy bunch all right j
but when they struck the Fort McCoy j
team the brakes were applied and

they were slowed down quite consid- A ..Get.Together and Camp Chw
erable and went back home trailing waa Leid recently auspices

me Bmau euu uj. a ui w oturc. i er xbe Boy Scouts of America at the
The game was fast from start to Hotel Commodore, New York city. I
finish, but Fort McCoy took the lead, This was an affair entirely for men j
scoring a field goal in about fifteen who are devoting time and interest to

seconds from the toss up and their boy leadership. Approximately i,ouu
lead was never once threatened. The were assembled at this meeting which
first quarter ended 12 to 3 for the ia "Id to have been the largest and
, s most significant gathering of volun-
ncme team. j teer workers In benaif of boyhood ever
The team work of Fort McCoy was brought together in any place in the
excellent with but very little fumbling. world.
All mpmhpra nln vfr? their nnsitinns no Tlio "flat Tcmfhor" wn irivnn un

well that it would be hard to pick the der the auspices of the executive
stars, but we must mention the good board of the national council through j
throwing of Annie Brinson, who ac- j the courtesy of John McE. Bowman, j
cepted twenty-four chances from the PfefWent of the Commodore, and in-.-.
. dividual members of the executive

UB kn .u, v x v.u u. personay gt00(1 the




Remarkable Race of Sailors Pro- I
duced in the Early Days of the j :t
Country's History.

the first shot and some of them from

expense. The. gathering was composed

rather difficult positions. Of the other ; of an &ilnlt scout workers of Greater

two she scored them both one on the

first recovery and the other on the
second, getting all twenty-four and

not losing one. To be sure she was
ably assisted by her running mater,
Dorothy Bogue in the first half and
Elizabeth Farris in the second, the
Inter scoring three field goals and
two from the foul line.
Both teams played better on the
offensive than on the defense, but the
home team's defense was strong, re recovering
covering recovering many a ball and starting it

back on its way for a goal. The two

guards, Rosa Mae Atkinson and

New York, which means members of
the executive board, the scoutmasters
of every troop, the council members
of the five different boroughs, scout
executives, the troop committeemen of
each individual troop, and other vol volunteer
unteer volunteer workers. It was held in the in interest
terest interest of the Greater New York com committee,
mittee, committee, of which Hon. Franklin D.
Roosevelt is chairman, and was in the
nature of an appreciation on the part
of the executive board of the services
that are being rendered by these hun hundreds
dreds hundreds of workers in Greater New York.
James E. West, the chief scout exec-

i utive stated that, "As a result of this
i gathering it was expected that there

Maxine Teuton, played a fast and ag- would be a new consciousness on the

gressive game, nipping many of Fair- j part of all concerned as to the value of
field's prospective goal3. The two J our program for character building
jumping centers, Amy McRae for j and citizenship training; further, that
Fort McCoy and Edna Yongue for increased resources may be made avail avail-Fairfield.
Fairfield. avail-Fairfield. were miita matfhed I flble in order that under the leadership

In earlier days, days when Ameri American
can American clippers swarmed on the seven
seas, whales were the only oil fields
Men went out not to hunt whales for
their bones, but they slung the har harpoon
poon harpoon for the same reason that men
sink a shaft In Texas today. The
first and greatest of all whalers were
"The chief whaling communities
those of Nantucket and Buzzard's
Bay were originally settled by
Quakers," Raymond M. Weaver
writes in the course of his chapters
on whaling. Included in his book,
"Herman Melville. Mariner and Mvs Mvs-tlc."
tlc." Mvs-tlc." "The inhabitants of these districts
in general retained In an uncom uncommon
mon uncommon measure throughout the golden
age of whaling the peculiarities of
the Quaker. Never, perhaps, in the
history of the world have there been
mated two aspects of life more
humorously Incompatible than whale
hunting and Quakerism. This mat mating
ing mating produced, however, a race of the
most sanguinary of all sailors, a race
of fighting Quakers In Melville's
phrase, 'Quakers with a vengeance.'


By This Method One Need Not Throw
Away His Favorite "Briar" So
You may make your pipe self-cleaning
by boring a small hole in the bot bottom
tom bottom of the bowl and inserting a piece

with Miss Yongue having a shade the
better of it on the jump, but the team
work of the cetners for the home team
was so superior to that of the visi visitors
tors visitors that this slight advantage was
useless. Mynella Crowder played side
center for Fort McCoy and Ruth Hart
and Miss Dent for Fairfield.
The main feature of Fairfield's
playing was the free throwing from
the foul line by Frances Hart. She
missed but one throw in seven. The
other members of the Fairfield team
were Zora Fant forward and Ida
Nettles and Myrtice Thompson,
Quite a crowd witnessed the game
and all went home well pleased.

of the five borough councils more boys
may be given the benefits of our program."




Oxford, Dec. 13. Ordinarily, one
might not believe it, but the land
around Oxford will shortly be getting

richer every day, for fertilizer is ar arriving
riving arriving by the carload.
Mr. Ford or his agent, has all the
shelves removed from the Collier A
Warnock concrete building, and other
important changes made, and equip-
mejit and material is already arriving. I
Will open up in full soon. j
After spending two weeks in Clear Clearwater,
water, Clearwater, Tampa and Plant City with ;
relatives and friends, Mrs. Pemberton i
and Miss Annie Pemberton returned
to Oxford last Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Hayes of Web Webster
ster Webster passed through Oxford last Sat-
urday on their way to Ocala to do
some shopping for Christmas. They j

spent Sunday in Oxford with relatives.
Messrs. H. A. Martin and W. M.

O Dell made their regular trip to i

Bushnell last Tuesday.
Dr. Hiram Byrd of North Alabama,
.is spending a few days with Mr. G.
H. Burrell.
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Hall spent a
good part of the day in Ocala one day
last week.
Oxford was visited by a big tent
show last week which was well attend attended
ed attended by the people of the town. After
it was over, some one asked Wilton
why the attendants of the show was
like a football team with one of their
players missing. He said "Because
they wanted their qusrter back."
Conductor Will Stanton, who is well
known from Jacksonville to Tampa,
spent the week-end with Mr. H. E.
Parham last week.


MoUtur vnt



of tubing threaded on the Inside and
fitting it with a set-screw.
When the pipe shows signs of moist moisture,
ure, moisture, remove the set-screw and place
the palm of your hand tightly over
the top of the bowl, blow Into the
stem, and the moisture will be eject ejected
ed ejected through the tubing. Popular Sci Science
ence Science Monthly.

The picture shows one of the feats
of the last season's field day exercises
at Alexandria, La., in which scores of
boy scouts participated. This was only
one of the many numbers on the pro program
gram program that proved so successful.


During a ferocious blizzard In Mason
City, Iowa, last winter an old gentle gentleman
man gentleman was so unfortunate as to lose his
glasses tn a gust of wind which carried
them to the street. Nearly blinded by
the storm and helpless without the
very equipment he sought, he fumbled
in vain in the snow when a boy scout
offered his aid. Seeing that the old
man was suffering from the cold the
boy insisted on his going into a build-

i ing to get warm while he continued
j the search. It was nearly an hour be be-j
j be-j fore the scout found the glasses and
! when he did he refused the proffered
tip. It was all in the day's work for
' him.

Rat Trap Good Burglar Alarm.
A common, cheap rat trap the
flat kind with a stiff spring which,
when released flies up and comes
down with killing force on the back
of the rodent nibbling at the trigger
can easily be converted into a bur burglar
glar burglar alarm warranted to scare away
the boldest night marauder.
Three holes are bored through the
wooden base of the trap. It Is then
fastened on end to a shelf or the
floor. In two of the holes Insert
blank rlm-flre revolver cartridges.
Through the third hole lead a string
from the trigger to the door or win window
dow window to be guarded. The instant the
door or window Is moved, the trap Is
sprung by the string, permitting the
spring to strike the cartridges and
explode them. Cleveland News-Leader.





Seems Act of Providence.
A London magazine once published
in its "Curiosities" a photograph of
an Indian boy who was born without
arms, and was giving exhibitions in
England of shooting with a bow and
arrow. This number of the magazine

j actually reached the boy's father, a
! Red Indian dwelling somewhere In his
camp In the wilds of North America,
and he recognized in the picture his

son, whom for years he had lost sight
of. The joy of the boy's family, on
learning that he was alive and making
a career for himself, may be imag imagined.
ined. imagined. It Is difficult to say which la
the more extraordinary the fact of
an English magazine reaching so very

unlikely a reader, or the almost incred

ible coincidence of his finding his son's
portrait In It.

Roses and

Carnations at


Those Metal Mounted Christmas
Cards are attracting a great deal of
attention. 10 and 15 cents each at
Gc-rig's Drug Store. tf

I '1 A J i 1

uocinne aoout Deing our
brother's keeper is all right except
that we always seem to be the brother
and never the keeper. Ohio State ;

When last summer's flood disaster
overtook the city of Pueblo it looked
as If scouting would suffer locally for
want of funds to carry on the work.
But the contrary has been true. Not
only was a considerable sum donated
immediately by scout troops all over
the country, but the city of Pueblo It Itself
self Itself has stood solidly behind the move movement
ment movement to the extent of providing a fund
of S8.000 for the 1922 work, a backing

which was won, more than a little,
j by the remarkable heroic service of

the local scouts during the disaster.

Sinful Pastime.

"Let me see," mused Mr. Twobble,
as he counted his poker winnings. "A

new hat for the missus, a payment on

the car and a little change left for

lunches. Not so bad, not so bad."
"What are you muttering to your
self?" asked another player.

"I'm just totaling up the wages of

sin," replied Mr. Twobble, who was

naturally In a cheerful frame of mind
Birmingham Age-Herald.


Gift Stationary in Symphony Lawn,
Lcrd Baltimore, and Cascade Linen
now on display at Gerig's Drug
Store. tf.

Candy of Quality. Liggett's from
the East and Nunnally's from the

South. Get yours at Gerig's

Scouts of Johnson City, Tenn., have
been doing a good turn to future gen generations
erations generations by planting trees In the vari various
ous various school yards of the city.
Olympia, Washington, Boy Scouts
have just completed a record time
clean-up of the city, having completed
the job in thorough style nearly a
day before the scheduled time for
finishing it. E. A. McClarty. superin superintendent
tendent superintendent of the water division, who

Drug was in charge considers the acbleve-

tf. I ment a remarkable one.

Peculiar Electrical Freak.

Two dogs were observed to fly at
each other in a rage of fury In Tanana,

Alaska, during the time the air was

seemingly charged with electricity, but

when the jaws of each struck the

others body, both went back howling
in opposite directions. Some ravens
flying through the rarified air passed
sufficiently close to each other to cause
cracking noises, similar to the splutter spluttering
ing spluttering of a wireless receiving set.

Invite You to do Your
Christmas Shopping
in their separate Departments and you have
the assurance of the best goods obtainable.
We beg to call attention to our
Ladies9 Ready-to- Wear Department
Ladies9 and Children's Shoe Department
Our Complete Dry Goods Department
Oar Mens Shop is full of first class merchandise
Suits, Shoes, Furnishings,
Hats, Neck Wear, Socks,
Suit Cases, Small Wear.for
Christmas Gifts.
Prices Attractively Low in Every Department
Rheinauer & Co.
Ocala, Florida

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Graphite and Siberia.
Extensive deposits of graphite exist
in northwestern Siberia, on the left
bank of the River Kurelka. near the
junction with the River Yenisei, 90
miles from the mouth of the latter
river. The graphite area forms a hori horizontal
zontal horizontal plateau, the elevation of which
varies from 20 to 50 feet above the
normal level of the River Kurelka. The
plateau contains two layers of graph graphite,
ite, graphite, which Is of a solid steel-gray color,
soft and of an excellent quality for
the manufacture of pencils. It is be believed
lieved believed that in the future these graph
Ites will supply Russian demands anC.
that large quantities will be available
for export. The chief sources of
graphite have been Ceylon. Bohemia.
Germany, France and the United
States. The annua! world production
has been approximately 120,000 short



stS SS3un

The Modern Girl.
If the modern girl is freer than her
predecessor, she is. like her brother,
more self-possessed. Her range of
experience and of information is
wider and her desire to know greater.
She has seen more of the world and
heard more of It, If not dlrectly, then
by the vicarious efforts of scores of
agencies. She has no doubt broken
through many Irrational taboos, but
she is trying hard to replace them
with standards more suitable to the
complexities of life in this generation.
And If it is put to a male vote wheth whether
er whether she Is to return to the dress, man manners,
ners, manners, temperament and mental out outlook
look outlook of her eighteenth or even nine nineteenth
teenth nineteenth century ancestor, there will
only be an insignificant minority to
vote against her as she is. Balti Baltimore
more Baltimore American.

Literally Frightened to Death.
When a jury in Berlin, Germany, re returned
turned returned a verdict of life imprisonment
against A. Kappe. a murderer, and
then announced it would have to re reconsider
consider reconsider the verdict on account of an
error, Kappe became so frijhtened
over the possibility of a death sentence
that he suffered heart failure and
died within a few hours.

Father Love vs. Mother's.
Among some fishes the male as assumes
sumes assumes all the care and anxiety of
parenthood. And this Is true of at
least one or two families of birds.
The male ostrich hatches the eggs
and looks after the little ones. The
greatest enemy of the eggs and young
of the stickleback fish is the mother
herself. She not only has no affec affection
tion affection for them whatever, but would
eat every one of them If she weren't
prevented from doing so by the fa father.
ther. father. In very few species of fish do
the females care anything for either
the eggs or the young.
Among fishes, therefore, the In Instinct
stinct Instinct to save the young is not the
wonderful mother instinct found in
the human or other higher species, but
the father instinct. Detroit News.

Where baking is done sci scientifically
entifically scientifically where ingredi ingredients
ents ingredients stand or fall under
exacting tests, you find
Calumet Baking Powder
used more often than any
other brand.
the choice of over hun hundreds
dreds hundreds of brands the perfect
leavener pure uniform.
Keep this in mind when you
buy baking powder, because it
is of vital importance to suc successfuldependable
cessfuldependable successfuldependable baking.
The purchase price of baking
powder does not determine its
economical merits results tell
the story.
That's why the sale of
Calumet is 2H times as
much as that of any other
baking powder.
A pound can of Calumet con con-tains
tains con-tains full 16 ounces. Some
baking powders come in 12
ounce instead of 16 ounce
cans. Be sure you get a pound
when you want it.


The Economy MfllUtS IPWIIIIIIE

The Simplex electric iron gnaran-
ted for life. Special price during the
holidays. H. S. MinshalL ll-6t

We have the agency for the East Eastman
man Eastman Kodak Co. and san supply you
with anything in the line. Gerig's
Drug Store. tf.
The so-called Prohibition Navy
proves that there's many a ship
'twixt the cup and the lip. New York

"Chatterbox" and all the old fav favorites
orites favorites at THE GIFT SHOP. 14-3t

Electrical chandeliers make an ideal
Christmas gift. See them at H. S.
Minshall's West Fort King. ll-t
Looks from here as if John Bull
had started for normalcy. Hell meet
Uncle Sam coming backl Brooklyn
Just rec'd & new shipment of Men's
VELOUR HATS. Walk a block and
save a dollar. FISHEIVS. 12-12-tf



Following is the honor roll for the
East Marion school for this month:
Sophomores: Wynonah Randall,
Mabel Squires, Vernice Martin, Alvin
Squires; seventh grade, Mervin Ran Randall,
dall, Randall, Doris Squires; fourth grade,
Louie Halford; second grade, Anna
Belle Gore, Simmie Hornbeck, Jim T.
Crawford; first grade, Emma Holly,
Dorothy Gore.
East Marion school is on the boom!
If its keeps expanding there won't be
For the pupils who come from the
different sections
Xo receive instruction, also correction.
We have our basketball supplied all
And it won't be long before we are in
the fight;
We will win the games or take the
For East Marion is bound to establish
her fame.
A challenge we desire
From some school that has the nerve.
Be careful We carry with us the grit,
And with it we are bound to hit.
Fifteen Rahs! for East Marion
Lynne, Dec. 13. C. C. C.
When making out your Christmas
shopping list, why not give a pretty
piece of cut glass to the person who
seems to have everything The Book
Shop has just received a shipment of
cut glass with a number of pieces
done in a lovely spider web design.
And there are a number of other
beautiful cuts and designs from which
one might select a very useful and
pretty gift.
China is also a much appreciated
present. In this line at the Book
Shop there are odd pieces for general
and special use. Then there are choc chocolate
olate chocolate and coffee sets, fruit sets, break breakfast
fast breakfast sets and regular dinner sets. To
the dinner set line have been added
three open pattern sets, and besides
the regular pieces there are odd pieces
ill th same designs. One of the pret prettiest
tiest prettiest of these is a set of Japanese im importation,
portation, importation, in creamy yellow, decorat decorated
ed decorated with little garlands of delicate pink
roses. And don't forget to look at
the teapots while in this shop. They
are showing a wide selection and
there are twenty different styles. 2t
Anthony, Dec. 13. The oyster sup supper
per supper and bazar given by the Woman's
Club Friday evening at the old school
building was a success. A large crowd
was present and a neat sum of money
was realized.
Much to the surprise of friends and
relatives, Miss Carrie Allison and Mr.
Dalton Fulford went to Ocala Satur Saturday
day Saturday night and were quietly married.
The young couple will make their
home here. They have the best wishes
of every one.
Miss Chitty of Wildwood spent
Sunday with her sister, Mrs. J. D.
Mr. G. W. Wood of Dunnellon spent
Monday in Anthony.
Miss Julia Meadows left Monday
for a visit with Mrs. G. D. Wing of
The members and helpers of the B.
Y. P. U. enjoyed a social Tuesday
night at the old school building.
Messrs. W. B. Thorn and Crawford
Pasteur are shipping hogs from An Anthony
thony Anthony this week.
A sensible gift for Xmas, an ever
increasing source of job, EVERWEAR
SOCKS by the Box. FISHEL'S. 12-tf
Wrap your packages carefully and
tie them securely.
In preparing your packages for
mailing, remember to
1. Wrap with tough paper.
2. Tie with a stout cord.
3. Write or print a plain address
with ink.
4. Place return address in uppei
left corner.
5. Attach address to article itself
inside the wrapper.
6. Inclose articles liable to break breakage
age breakage in corrugated paper or wooden
boxes and pack 'in excelsior or some
similar substance.
7. If contents are perishable or
fragile, mark the parcel conspicuously
or have mailing clerk do it for you.
8. Think of the miles it must
travel, rubbing up against other par parcels,
cels, parcels, handled and rehandled.
9. When ready to mail give it the
"once over" address, return address,
stamps, wrapper, packing.
Robt. F. Rogers, P. M.
Gardner's famous fruit cake, layer
cake, pound cake and raisin cake at
Main Street Market. Phone 108. 10-tf
Parker Fountain Pens and Auto Automatic
matic Automatic Pencils in satin boxes both Gold
and Silver to match at the Anti Anti-Monopoly
Monopoly Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. It


The maple-bordered street was as J
still as a country Sunday ; so quiet
that there seemed an echo to my foot-!
steps. It was four o'clock in the morn- j
Ing; clear October moonlight misted;
through the thinning foliage to the j
shadowy sidewalk and lay like a trans-
parent silver fog upon the house of my
admiration, as I strode along, return returning
ing returning from my first night's work on the
WainwrJght Morning Despatch.
I had already marked that house as
the finest (to my taste) in Wainwright,
though hitherto, on my excursions to
this metropolis, the state capital, I was
not without a certain native jealousy
that Spencerville, the county-seat
where I lived, had nothing so good.
Now, however, I approached its pur purlieus
lieus purlieus with a pleasure in it quite unal unalloyed,
loyed, unalloyed, for I was at last myself a resi resident
dent resident (albeit of only one day's stand standing)
ing) standing) of Wainwright, and the house
though I had not even an idea who
lived there part of my possessions as
a citizen. Moreover, I might enjoy the
warmer pride of a next-door-neighbor,
for Mrs. Apperthwaite's, where I had
taken a room, was just beyond.
This was the quietest part of Wain Wainwright;
wright; Wainwright; business stopped short of It,
and the "fashionable residence sec section"
tion" section" had overleaped this "forgotten
backwater," leaving It undisturbed and
unchanging, with that look about It
which is the quality of few urban
quarters, and eventually of none, as a
town grows to be a city the look of
still being a neighborhood. This friend friendliness
liness friendliness of appearance was largely the
emanation of the homely and beauti beautiful
ful beautiful house which so greatly pleased my
It might be difficult to say why I
thought it the "finest" house in Wain Wainwright,
wright, Wainwright, for a simpler structure would
be hard to imagine; it was merely a
big, old-fashioned brick house, painted
brown and very plain, set well away
from the street among some splendid
forest trees, with a fair spread of flat
lawn. But It gave back a great deal
for your glance, just as some people
do. It was a large house, as I say, j et
it looked not like a mansion but like
a home; and made you wish that you
lived in it. Or, driving by, of an eve evening,
ning, evening, you would have liked to stop
your car and go in ; it spoke so sure surely
ly surely of hearty, old-fashioned people liv living
ing living there, who would welcome you
It looked like a house where there
were a grandfather and a grand grandmother;
mother; grandmother; where holidays were warmly
kept ; where there were boisterous
family reunions to which uncles and
aunts, who had been born there, would
return from no matter what distances;
a house where big turkeys would be
on the table often ; where one called
"the hired man," (and named either
Abner or Ole) would crack walnuts
upon a flatiron clutched between his
knees on the back porch; it looked
like a house where they played cha charades;
rades; charades; where there would be long
streamers off evergreen and dozens of
wreaths of holly at Christmas time;
where there were tearful, happy wed weddings
dings weddings and great throwings of rice after
little brides, from the broad front
steps: In a word, It was the sort of a
house to make the hearts of spinsters
and bachelors very lonely and wist wistful
ful wistful and that Is about as near- as I can
come to my reason for thinking It the
finest house in Wainwright.
The moon hung kindly above Its
level door in the silence of that Oc October
tober October morning, as I checked my gait
to loiter along the picket fwice; but
suddenly the house showed a light of
Its own. The spurt of a match took
my eye to one of the upper winiows,
then a steadier glow of orange told
me that a lamp was lighted. The win window
dow window was opened, and a man looked
out and whistled toudly.
I stopped, thinking he meant to at attract
tract attract my attention ; that something
might be wrong; that perhaps some someone
one someone was needed to go for a doctor. My
mistake was Immediately evident, how however;
ever; however; I stood In the shadow of the
trees bordering the sidewalk, and the
man at the window had not seen me.
"Boy! Boy!" he called, softly.
"Where are you, Simpledoria?"
He leaned from the window, looking
downward. "Why, there you are!" he
exclaimed, and turned to address some
invisible person within the room. "He's
right there underneath the window.
Til bring him up." He leaned
out again. "Wait there, Simpledoria I"
he called. 'Til be down In a jiffy and
let you In."
Puzzled, I stared at the vacant lawn
before me. The clear moonlight re revealed
vealed revealed it brightly, and It was empty of
any living presence; there were no
bushes nor shrubberies nor even
shadows that could have been mis mistaken
taken mistaken for a boy, If "Simpledoria" was
a boy. There was no dog In slfcht;

there was no cat ; there was nothing
beneath the window except thick,
close-cropped grass.
A light shone in the hallway behind
the broad front door; one of these was
opened, and revealed in silhouette th
tall, thin figure of a man in a long,
old-fashioned dressing-gown.
"Simpledoria." he said, addressing
the nitiht air with considerable sever severity,
ity, severity, "I don't know what to make of
you. You might have caught your
death of cold, rov'ng out at such an
hour. I5ut there," he continued, more
indulgently; "wipe your feet on the
mat and come in. You're safe now!"
He closed the door, and I heard him
call to some one up-stairs, as he ar arranged
ranged arranged the fastenings:
"Simpledoria is all right only a
little chilled. I'll bring him up to
your fire."
I went on my way In a condition of
astonishment that engendered, almost,
a doubt of my eyes; for if my sight
was unimpaired and myself not sub- i
ject to optical or mental delus'on. nei
ther boy nor dog nor bird nor at, nor
any other object of this visible world,
had entered that opened door. Was
my "finest" house, then, a place of call
for wandering ghosts, who came home
to roost at four in the morning?
It was only a step to Mrs. Apper Apperthwaite's
thwaite's Apperthwaite's ; I let myself In with the key
that good lady had given me, stole up
to my room, went to my window, and
stared across the yard at the house
next door.. The front window In the
second story, I decided, necessarily
belonged to that room In which the
lamp had been lighted; but all was
dark there now. I went to bed, and
dreamed that I was out at sea In a
fog, having embarked on a transpar transparent
ent transparent vessel whose preposterous name.
Inscribed upon glass life-belts, depend depending
ing depending here and there from an invisible
rail, was "Simpledoria."
(Continued Tomorrow)
Wrap your Christmas packages the
GIFT SHOP way. 12-8-2t
For appropriate electrical Christ Christmas
mas Christmas gifts see H. S. Minshall. It
Forest fire statistics show too many
hunters are blazing their trails.
Akron Press.
Sixteen styles of candlesticks, in
solid brass, solid mahogany, poly polychrome,
chrome, polychrome, .silver, cut glass, china and
decorated at THE BOOK SHOP. It
Cheer up. The next coal strike is
nearly five months off. Asheville
Notice is hereby given that the an annual
nual annual meeting of the stockholders of
Citra Ice Light and Development
Company will be held at the office of
the Seaboard Air Line Railway Com Company,
pany, Company, in Citra, Florida, on the 2nd
day of January, A. D., 1923, at the
hour of ten o'clock a. m., for the pur purpose
pose purpose of election of directors, and for
the transaction of such other business
as may be brought before said meet meeting.
ing. meeting. W. T. DuPree,
12-15-3twky Secretary.
.-. ..
TlfE do' not charge
" any thing extra
for the high quality of
printing we do or the
quick service.
Let us do your next
job in commercial
Phone 51
Star Publishing Co.


Marconi Announces the invention
of a Radio Searchl.gnt.
Famous Italian Wireless Wizard Ex Explains
plains Explains New Device Which He Pre Predicts
dicts Predicts Will Rid Sea of Much
of Its Terrors.
New York. Senator Guglielmo Mar Marconi,
coni, Marconi, wonder man of wireless, an announced
nounced announced the invention of what might
be termed a radio searchlight, by
means of which radio waves, which
can be reflected like light waves, may
be sent in a given direction in a beam
instead of being scattered to all iolnts
of the compass.
The famous Italian said he believed
this invention could be utilized in such
a manner as to rid the sea of some ot
its terrors, for with a revolving re reflector
flector reflector the tranmitter would constitute
a radio lighthouse, capable of flashing
guiding beams nearly a hundred miles.
Addressing a joint meeting of the
Institute of Radio Engineers and
the American Institute of Electrical
Engineers on his latest discoveries, the
inventor said of the proposed radio
lighthouse :
"By means of the revolving beam
of electrical radiation it is possible
for ships when within a certain dis distance
tance distance to as vi tain in' thick weather
the bearing and position of the light lighthouse.
house. lighthouse. "It seems to me that it should be
possible to design apparatus by means
of which a ship could radiate or pro project
ject project a divergent beam of the short
wave rays in any desired direction,
which rays, if coming across a metal metallic
lic metallic object, such as another steamer,
would be reflected back to a receiver
on the sending ship and thereby im immediately
mediately immediately reveal the presence and
bearing of the other ship In fog or
thick weather."
Marconi's radio searchlight bears
little resemblance to the battleship
searchlight. It is rather a special ar arrangement
rangement arrangement of wires on towers or
During his lecture Marconi exhibited
pictures of reflectors resembling the
weird apparatus pictured In imaginary
tales of the conquest of the world by
Martians. Through the use of these
reflectors at both ends, clear speech
was exchanged during experiments
over a distance of ninety-nine miles,
he announced.
Everybody likes Jacobs' Candy. A
large Christmas shipment just arriv arrived
ed arrived at Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. It

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Corner M?in St. and Oklawaha Ave. OCALA. FLA.

Old Santa Glaus
Has brought to the
Affleck Millinery Parlor
Some;ot the most
Exq uisite Hats
You should call and see them. Ano one of them
would make a most acceptable Christmas Pres-
ent for even the most fastidious lady.

Ill East Broadway
Machine hemstitching; artistic
handicraft; forenoons. Mrs. Luella M.
Grimbly, 701 Oklawaha avenue, Ocala.
Phone 409 15-tf
Hose, give her EVERWEAR HOSE
a sensible gift. FISHEL'S. 12-12-tf
It also kills mice, cockroaches, water
bogs and ants. It forces these pests to
run from building for water and fresh
air." A 35c box contains enough to kill
60 to 100 rats or mice. Get It from
your drug or general store dealer today.
Leads the World in Motor Car

Nash Four Carriole

experience has been gained
driving high-priced cars
with more than four cyl cylinders
inders cylinders are bound to be
enthusiastic over the stead steadiness
iness steadiness and responsiveness of
this Nash Carriole. Only a
few of these models are al allotted
lotted allotted us. See them today.



Notice is hereby given that the
schools of Marion county will close
for the Christmas holidays on Friday
afternoon, December 22nd, with the
closing of the school day and recon reconvene
vene reconvene on Monday, January 8, 1923,
thus allowing two weeks. In com communities
munities communities where only one week is
wanted application must be made thru
the trustees or supervisor of school
t the superintendent and in no cast)
will schools be allowed to open on
Monday, the first day of the year, as
that is prohibited by law.
By resolution of the board of public
instruction in and for Marion county,
in regular session Dec. 5, 1922.
ltd&w H. G. Shealy, Secretary.
Only a few more days left of the
hair demonstration at Frank's. 12-4t
Value RedllCed PfiCO
f. o. b. factory



Ocaia Evening Star
Pa blinked Krery Day Except Saaday by

H. J. UlttlBger, Presldeat
II. D. Leveod, Vlee-Preldeat
P. V. Leaveasood, Secretary-Treasurer
J. II. Benjamin, Editor
Entered at Ocala. Fla., postoffice as
econd-clasa matter.
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enmfedAforCtheeusJ TlfrePuciUtfon of j
olherwise1 ci edited" In? paper' and

also the local news puousnea nerem. imici

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for each subsequent insertion. One
change a week allowed on readers
without extra composition charges.
Legal advertisements at legal rates.
Ex-President Wilson and Bainbridge
Colby have dissolved their law part partnership.
nership. partnership. The Miami Herald is another big
and interesting newspaper to put the
Girls Industrial School at Ocala on
it. complimentary list. They read it
with great pleasure.
Injustice never pays. The
deal" plan is the best plan.-
Looks well in print, but we all
know people who have profited by in injustice,
justice, injustice, while their victims went to the
Editor of the Appeal to Reason has
evidently waked up, and after many
years of attempts to poison the public
mind, has suspended publication.
He succeeded in poisoning a good
Clemenceau, of all foreigners com coming
ing coming to this country to lecture us, de declined
clined declined to accept one cent of pay, and
therefore was gratify ingly exception exceptional.
al. exceptional. Times-Union.
You will have to hunt the records
closely to print names of Frenchmen
who have lectured in America for
mercenary motives.
Brother Benjamin of the Ocala Star
has some admirers in Clearwater, be besides
sides besides the writer. Two ladies come in
frequently and ask for the Star say saying
ing saying they want to read Editor Benja
min's editorials. Clearwater Sun.
When we read the foregoing, we
blushed so hotly that we burned our
whiskers off, thus saving 20 cents on
our barber bill. Thanks, Friend Sun.
A petition signed by 200 citizens
has been presented to the city com commission
mission commission of West Palm Beach demand demanding
ing demanding the removal of the city manager,
charging that he is inefficient, shows
favoritism to contractors, "is without
executive ability and possesses no
qualification for the office." The Times
suggested that when the city mana manager
ger manager attacked Joe Earman, the munici municipal
pal municipal judge, he would get the worst of
the encounter. Tampa Times.
Make Joe manager.
Persons hunting for jobs are much
more numerous here now than ever
before. There are a dozen or more ap applicants
plicants applicants for every place. The man or
woman who must depend upon work
for a living should not come here un unless
less unless the job is secured before a start
for the South is made. St. Peters Petersburg
burg Petersburg Independent.
This fits in Miami, too. Miami Me Metropolis.
tropolis. Metropolis. Yes, and it will fit in every town in
the state unless employers give home
labor the' preference.
The Summerfield Chronicle sensibly
says: "The next legislature is to be
asked to appropriate or pass another
taxation law for a large sum of money
for state publicity purposes. Natm Natm-ally
ally Natm-ally the entire people of the state
would be taxed. Everyone will share
in the tax whether they live in favored
sections, on the farm, in big cities or
in small towns. Now, who is to ben benefit,
efit, benefit, by this publicity tax? Not the
farmer, or the small town people.
Jacksonville, Tampa, Miami. St. Pe
tersburg and tourist points will reap
the benefits. We note that Governor!
Hardee is opposed to such a tax and
we feel sure a majority of our legisla legislators
tors legislators will stand against a bill to tax the
as is now done, let each county, board
entire people for state publiicty. Do

trade and chamber of commerce do THE COMMERCIAL RANK I J

its publicity and let those who are;

benefited pay their own way. J4-M j
such a bill before it reaches Taila-;

hassee." j directors of the Commercial Bank of

Ocala, it will from now on do business
EIGHT YEARS AGO i with newly paid in capital and sur-

iplus and in its reorganized condition
Dec, 15, 1914. Germans and Rus- ; preSents one of the cleanest and
sians fighting in snowdrifts as high as strongest bank statements in this sec sec-a
a sec-a man's head near Warsaw. Germans j tjon Gf the state.
making a desperate attempt to cap- j Twelve or fourteen years back, un un-ture
ture un-ture that city. (der former management, the bank
British submarine dived under the j 3UStained certain losses and accumu accumu-heavy
heavy accumu-heavy chain across the Dardanelles ated certain slow and doubtful loans,
last night, torpedoed and sunk the ; Four years a?f) the present manage manage-Turkish
Turkish manage-Turkish warship Messudieh. : ment was brought here by the Bank-
Reported that the Germans would ers Financing Company of Jackson Jackson-ha
ha Jackson-ha comDelled to evacuate St. Mihiel,

but they held it until the Americans .fil,ancial agent for the bank? vith in.
f0 il frm them nearIy fUr yea" structions to clean it up. Ample funds

Allies claim siignt gams an aiong
the western battle front.
Austrians won a great victory over
Russians at Allenthal.
.... i .- ii i
: ;
The state offers a unique Christmas J
present to every citizen regardless
of school training, age, present loca- ;
tion or occupation, according to B. C. ;
! Riley, director of the General Exten-,
sion Division, University of Florida, ;
at Gainesville, who says:
Florida, through the General Ex Extension
tension Extension Division of the State Uni University,
versity, University, offers a hundred correspondence-study
scholarships in every
county to farmers, school teachers and
other citizens, young or old who de
sire practical, useful, usable mforma

tion or an opportunity to finish their j strongest in this section, with a suc suc-education.
education. suc-education. jcessful and profitable future assured.

Ali students must register before j
January first. A scholarship entitles j
the holder to enroll in any one of the
following courses, with the under understanding
standing understanding that-the work must be finish finished
ed finished within three months.
Following is the list of courses
available at this time:
1. Commercial courses. Citizens
who desire practical instiuction in
commercial subjects will probably find
courses that suit their needs in the
following list of subjects: Element Elementary
ary Elementary bookkeeping, commercial arith arithmetic,
metic, arithmetic, letter writing, penmanship,
commercial English, typewriting and
spelling. I
2. Civil service courses. Civil j

service courses are designed to pre-jj.

pare students for government posi- j
tions or to qualify them for better
positions. The courses which are of-
fered in order to prepare the student j
for government positions are: Spell Spelling,
ing, Spelling, arithmetic, letter writing, pen penmanship,
manship, penmanship, English, geography of Unit United
ed United States, shorthand, typewriting and
civil government.
3. High school courses. High
school courses are offered to anyone
who has not been able to complete
his secondary school work. Credits
earned are accepted by the University
of Florida and the Florida State Col
lege for Women for admission, with without
out without further examination: English,
history, Latin, algebra, geometry,
4. Teachers review courses. The
following courses are designed to pre prepare
pare prepare teachers for the regular teachers'
examinations: Orthography, reading,
arithmetic, English grammar, compo-
sit;on, geography, psychology, phys-!
ii-s. general history, physiology, U. S.
history, theory and practice of teach teaching,
ing, teaching, agriculture, civil government,
botany, zoology, physical geography,
alp-ebra, nature study, drawing, man manual
ual manual training, school singing, English
'iterature, rhetoric.
5. Agricultural reading courses.
The agricultural reading courses in include:
clude: include: Elementary agriculture, soils,
tillage, drainage and irrigation, ma ma-mires
mires ma-mires and fertilizers, fertilizers and
! crops, field crons. DOultrv nrodnrtion
dairy production, types and breeds of
live stock, citrus fruits and citrus
culture, pork production, co-operation
in agriculture, trucking.
For further information write to
the General Extension Division of the
University of Florida, at Gainesville.
There will be a regular meeting to tonight
night tonight at 7:30 of the Order of De De-Molay.
Molay. De-Molay. All members urged to attend.
Master Masons invited.
VAc 1. L- I
xwiuo c nave inem, roaaster,
touring car and trucks. Al condition.
r-rices reasonable Specver-Pedriek
Motor Co.
Merchants & .Miners began opera-
tion in 1854. Use this line to reach
I northern cities. Round trip, Jackson
ville to Niagara Falls, N. Y., $76.72;
LonS Branch. N. J., $62.07 via Balti-
more or Philadelphia.
Sixteen styles of candlesticks, in
?olid brass, solid mahogany, polv-
chrome, silver, cut glass, china and
decorated, at THE BOO KSHOP. 3t


With the action yesterday of the
were proviaeu. tne oar.K was given.
and sti1 haSr the strongest financial
broking in the South.
growth of the bank in the past
four years ha3 been remarkable. Its
deposits have more than doubled. It
j3 strong in cash and securities owned.
In their desire to make it the best
bank in this section, however, the dl-
rectors were not content to stop there.
They desired to reduce the amount at j
which they carried their building and j
t li. ce mi ij 1
ciiarge mis uu. iney wamea to pay
in a surplus, after cleaning out every
doubtful piece of paper left m the
bank following the last four years'
work of the present administration.
When these things have been ac accomplished
complished accomplished and the stockholders have
paid in the amount necessary, the re revised
vised revised statement published herewith
with be conceded by every one to rep represent
resent represent a very strong and successful
institution one of the best and
Banking house, other real
estate, furniture and fix fixtures
tures fixtures $ 40,000.00
Loans 369,330.7?
Overdrafts 1,072.44
Bonds 104,418.00
Cash and due from banks. 200,607.46
resources $716,346.82
Capital $ 50,000.00
Undivided profits 3,063.03
Other liabilities 13,500.00
Bills payable 50,000.00
(Deposits 599,783.79
The management will continue, as
now, in the following strong hands
H. Therrell, president and director;
Roger Dodd, vice president and direc
tor; Walter Ray, director; W. M. Pal-
mer, director; E. A. Osborne, director
The Bankers Financing Company of
Jacksonville will continue to act as
financial agent for the bank, thus
doubling the assurance that the Com
mercial Bank will take its rightful
place as one of the best and strongest
banks in the country.
Leroy, Dec. 13. Our kiddies had
quite a scare Tuesday morning upon
arriving at school. An old tramp evi evidently
dently evidently spent the night before there
and upon hearing noises at the school
house the children ran home. We
hope this will be the last time the
visitor will appear.
W. D. Parker killed a five-foot rat
tlesnake with 13 rattles not far from
his home Monday.
Quite a crowd of our young people
celebrated the last of the cane grind
mg at Mr. W. T. Strickland's Tuesday
Our community was saddened Sun
day by news of the death of Mrs. Per
sons, aunt of Mr. J. A. Brooks. The
funeral was held Monday morning at
St. Johns cemetery. She was former formerly
ly formerly a resident of this community and
well beloved by all who knew her.
We understand that our little schoo
is going to combine with the one at
Cotton Plant and have a Christmas
program and tree on Friday, Dec. 22
f.t 7:30 p. m. Every one is cordially
invited to attend.
iur. ana iirs. inanaier are very
proud of a fine girl born last week,
Attorney H. L. Clark of Jackson
ville was in town last week on busi
air. ana airs. Lee Petteway are
happy over the arrival of a fine baby
boy at their home Tuesday
We are glad to say that Mrs. F. W.
Johns is able to be up again after
Mr n T? RP!,n nf nri ,-n
I town Tuesday and Wednesday, the
! m,ct v,; u., o;i.
are getting
ready for their Christmas bazar next
j week. We only hope that they will
Shave as good success as the Baptist
j ladies did with theirs about three
i weeks ago, as their treasurer reports
S170.68, which was very good.
There will be a girls' basketball
game at the Ocala high school court
Saturday night at 8 o'clock, Ocala vs.
:Dade City. 14-3t

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Extraordinary Announcement
NOW GOltiG ON. Every
Winter Coat and Coat Suit in Stock
Will he put on Sale at Exactly

Nothing Charged in
$ Approval
S -X'- 0-V-vX.-v
The following on this subject
Is given by an old "weather
man": A gray, lowering sunset,
or one where the sky Is green or
yellowish green, indicates rain.
A red sunrise, with clouds lower lowering
ing lowering later In the morning, also In Indicates
dicates Indicates a storm. A corona grow growing
ing growing smaller indicates rain ; grow growing
ing growing larger, fair weather. A morn morning
ing morning rainbow is regarded as a
sign of rain ; an evening rainbow
Is fair weather. A deep blue
color of the sky, even when seen
through clouds, indicates fair
weather; a growing whiteness,
an approaching storm. Fogs in indicate
dicate indicate settled weather. A morn morning
ing morning fog nsuaily breaks away be before
fore before noon. Unusual clearness of
the atmosphere, unusual bright brightness
ness brightness or twinkling of the stars,
indicate rain. The first frost and
the last frost are usually pre preceded
ceded preceded by temperature very much
above normal.
How Element of the Supernatural
Has Been Taken Out of Happen Happenings
ings Happenings in North Carolina.
Application of science and common
sense have lifted out of the supernat supernatural
ural supernatural the "stranee lights" on Brown
mountain which for some years have
agitated residents of Burke and adja adjacent
cent adjacent counties in North Carolina, it
was announced by the United States
geological survey.
J. U. Mai;si;elJ. geologist, detailed
to study the phenomena at the request
of Senators Siuiiuons and Overman,
Las concluded that the lights are com common
mon common "every ni'li;" lights given un unusual
usual unusual red an.l yellow tints by air current.-.
Mr. Man.-ii-.-ld reached his con conclusions
clusions conclusions wills aid of a surveyor's tele telescope,
scope, telescope, a toii watch, a toi'iograpliic
t..;.i. a train renter and cold nmthe-niati.-s.
He found the lights orirf orirf-n.itcd
n.itcd orirf-n.itcd in the country miles beyond the
mountain and played their weird game
only at the whim of favorable natural
i or.nition. Au;o!!i;Mie. locomotive,
l.uiiJin? or street lights and brush
fires j.Iajed rl.f-r part.
Many different kinds of flower bas-
I kets at THE BOOK SHOP. 14-3t
666 cures Dengue Fever.
Advertise in the Evening Star.

jtmm, 4, ."V

A T-


The Fashion Center

this Sale Nothing Sent


" The Fashion Center




mas Gift
HANSEN Kid and Auto Cloves
for Men
and Walrus
TIES, in College Stripes, Cut
Silk, Knit and Cheney's Bats
KREMENTZ gold filled Tie
Clasps and Cuff Buttons

Our staple lines, including Styleplus Suits, Sweaters and Over-
coats, larger than ever

Ice is the one home necessity that always pays for itself
many times over. "r 3V"'
The food it saves alone mikes ice worth much more than you
pay for it.
Take it regularly and take enough. Then you protect your
health add to your comfort.
To get the most benefit from your refrigerator, you should
keep the ice compartment free from food and filled with ice
then you're sure of greatest possible daily savings.
Ocala Ice & Packing Company

Butterkrust and Mother's Bread 11
cents per loaf. Farmers Exchange
Store. 12-ll-10t
new Xmas HAT.
by buying at
The Charm of a
Ladies can save



Christmas Boxes
BATH ROBES for women and
HOUSE SHOES for women and
Ocala. Fla.
. Ladies, we guarantee to save you
mcne yon your Hats. FISHEL'S. 12-tf
W. K. Lane, M. physician and
Fnrgeon. specialist eye, car, nose and
throat. Office OTer 5 and 10 cent
; store, Ocala, Fla. tf



Leave Palatka 8:00 A. M.
Arrive Ocala 11:45 A. M
Leave Oeala 2:00 P. M.
Arrive Palatka 6:00 P. M.
Ocala leaving point, Ocala House.
Palatka leaving point, James hotel
Route via Anthony, Sparr,
Citra, Orange Springs, Kenwood
and Rodman.
C. P. PILLANS, Prop.
Ocala, Phone 527

A Word I
To the Wise! 1
There's a time for all things, jj
It's now time to have your p
m car painted and topped. The fl
fall season's here and a paint P
job done now will stay a year. j
Bring your car to us and be g
satisfied. When better paint
jobs are done Spencer-Ped-rick
Motor Company will do
Needham Motor Co
We specialize in
X m a
Income Tax Consultant
Phone 481 Blue
Room 23, Bidder Block
Cor. Magnolia and S. Third
Oak and Pine Any Length
Arrival and departure of passenger
The following schedule figures pub-
ished as information and not guar
. (Eastejn Standard Time)
Leave for Station Arrive from
2:15 am St. Petersburg 2:27 ;.m
2:27 am Jacksonville 2:15 am
1:45 pm Jacksonville 3:24 pm
3:24 pm St. Petersburg 1:25 pm
6:15 am Jacksonville 9:00 pm
8:30 pm Homosassa 1:16 pm
7:10 am (p) Wilcox 6:45 pm
7:25 am (j) Lakeland 11:03 pm
(p) Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
j) Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.
Leave for Station Arrive from
2:34 am Jacksonville-N'York 1:55 am
1:50 pm Jacksonville 1:15 pm
4:06 pm Jacksonville 4:06 pm
St. Petersburg 2:34 am
2:55 am N'York-St. Petrsburg 1:35 am
1:55 am Tampa 2:34 am
1:35 pm TampaManatee 1:30 pm
3:00 pm Tampa-St. Petrsburg 4:05 pm
Careful estimates made on all con- j
tract work. Gives more and better;
work for the money than any other j
contractor in the city. 1

Jj PHONE 8 1

! If you have any news items for this
department, phone five-one.

Backward, turn backward, oh time in
thy flight,
Take me to Florida just for tonight;
Soften the ground where the Frost
King has lain,
O, let me scent the sweet roses again.
I am so weary of snowdrift and ice,
Weary of paying the coal trust their
j Weary, so weary of winter's tirades,
IGive me a home in the rich Ever-
! Backward, swing backward, oh season
' of snow,
j Mercury fifteen to twenty below;
Turn on the heat of the temperate
j zone,
jTake me to Florida where the orange
is grown.
I am sd tired of freezing my nose,
Weary of chiblains and corns on my
Weary, so weary of winter's tirades,
Give me a home in the "rich Ever Everglades.
glades. Everglades. L. J. Hall, Topeka, Kans.
Mr. W. B. Thorn is driving a new
six Nash touring car, purchased from
Blalock Bros.
Stove wood, $2 per load. R. H.
Todd Lumber Company. 25-tf
Delicious fruit cake. Orders taken.
$1.00 per pound. Phone 278. 11-tf
Mr. George Wenzel, who has been
in Waldo for the past six weeks, has
returned to Ocala.
The Woman's Club will hold its
regular meeting tomorrow afternoon
at the club house at 3:30.
All of the best new fiction at THE
BOOK SHOP. 14-3t
Have your hair combings made into
a switch this week at Frank's. 12-4t
Th Book Shop has a very pretty
window display of wicker baskets and
trays and flower vases. 12-3t
Miss Rachel Veal expects to leave"
Saturday before Christmas to spend
the holidays at her home in Wildwood.
Mrs. E. G. Rivers and little daugh
ter of Tallahassee, have arrived in
the city for the holidays and are
guests of Mrs. Rivers' parents, Mr.
and Mrs. T. M. Moore.
14K and 18K White Gold Wrist
Watches, some small ones, at THE
BOOK SHOP. 14-3t
Let us supply your groceries. Reas
onable prices and prompt delivery our
slogan. Main Street Market. Phone
Don't forget Jack Frost for Santa
when kiddies need SHOES. FISHEL'S.
Mrs. J. E. Jeans and baby, who
have been spending the past three
months in Ocala at the home of Mrs.
H. C. Jones, have returned to their
home in Georgia. Mr. Jeans expects
to spend Christmas with his family in
Silver Cups for children at THE
"On the Square," west side. Oysters
and fish daily. Open all night tf
The public schools close today and
all of the teachers who do not live in
Ocala expect to leave today and to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow to spend their vacations at
their homes.
PARISIAN Ivory in Manicure Sets,
Mirrors, Combs, Brushes and assorted
pieces at the Anti-Monopoly Drug
Store. 14-6t
Tom Sawyer and some new illus illustrated
trated illustrated editions of Mark Twain at
We buy second-hand furniture. Ap Apply
ply Apply at Farmers Supply Company, Ex Exposition
position Exposition street. tf
Miss Irene Toffaletti of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, will arrive in Ocala the latter
part of next week to spend the holi holidays
days holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
L. Toffaletti.
About 200 strands 18-mch red oak j
stove wood, now put up on Silver j
Springs road two miles from Ocala.;
Fo sale as a whole. Address P. H.
Nugent, Ocala, Fla. 12-ll-6t
High grade genuine Leather Bill;
Folds. Nice line to select from. The
Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 14-Gt I

Because It Gets Necessary Iron And
Vitamines From the Food You
Eat to Make Red Blood

Just as soon at RE-CU-MA, the
phenomenal new treatment, reaches
the stomach it begins to digest your
food so the iron and vitamines taken
from it can be assimilated into your
blood. Rich, red blood is what builds
healthy, tissue, strengthens your
nerves and makes your skin clear and
rosy. v
That's why you hear and read about
so many people saying they get relief
from nervousness, indigestion, lack of
energy and loss of weight almost
from the first dose of RECUMA.
To those who know, it is not unusu unusual
al unusual for RE-CU-MA to bring relief to
people who have tried many other
remedies to regain their health,
strength and good looks. RE-CU-MA
simply helps to accomplish what na nature
ture nature intended for your stomach to do.
It will not upset you or inconvenience
you in any way. But once it reaches
the stomach it does its work thorough thoroughly
ly thoroughly and positive. This is proven by the
many endorsements, weak, thin and
run-down people are giving it, and
the big sales figures which are piling
up day after day on this remarkable
RE-CU-MA is sold in Ocala by the
Anti-Monopoly Drug Store, and the
leading druggists in every city. Ad.
(Evening Star Dec. 15, 1902)
Born today to Mr. and Mrs. D. E.
Davidson, a fine ten-pound son.
Misses Iola and Johnnie Liddon
have been ill for the past week but
are reported better today.
Miss Sue Anderson who has been
seriously ill for the past two weeks is
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Watson spent
Friday very pleasantly with Mr. and
Mrs. Newcomb Barco at Cotton Plant.
The men went after birds in the aft afternoon,
ernoon, afternoon, and were quite successful in
bagging all they could use.
Mr. Alfred Ayer has rented Dr.
Toph's place' on South Third street
and will immediately occupy it. Dr.
Toph's family will take rooms at the
Mr. J. T. Lancaster came in this
afternoon from Fairfield and Irvine,
where he transacted a very satisfac satisfactory
tory satisfactory business deal yesterday. He said
that Mr. Alfred is managingthe crate
fatcory of the late Mr. Feaster.
A marriage license was issued today
by County Judge Bullock to Mr. M. R.
Blair and Miss Lizzie McGahagin of
Ocala Ten Years Ago
(Evening Star Dec. 15, 1915)
Miss Edna Smith, cashier at
Rheinauer's, who has been on the sick
list for several days, is again at her
post of duty.
Miss Annie Davis, daughter of Mrs.
J. Richards of Arcadia, is visiting her
grandmother, Mrs. L. J. Parr.
Everybody admired that fine head
of hair that Albert Gerig displayed
on the stage last evening. His brother,
Jake, in the audience, carefully ex explained
plained explained to those near him that it was
hair tonic, bought at his store, that
did it. But when all looked at Albert
this morning, lo and behold, "it had
growed off."
Mr. Louis Wilson and Miss Marjorie
Moore, a nice-looking couple from
Fort McCoy, went in the court house
this morning to invest in a marriage
license and Rev. Bunyan Stephens
tied the knot. Mr. and Mrs. Wilson
left on the afternoon train for Fort
A good old mother in Israel has
gone to her reward. Mrs. Elizabeth
Pratt, wife of Mr. J. H. Pratt, of
Green Springs, and for more than a
third of a century a resident of
Ozello on the coast of Citrus county;
departed this life at 4 p. m. Tuesday,
Dec. 10th, at the home of her daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Mrs. B. W. McMullen, 124 East
Monroe St., Jacksonville, after a two
months' illness.
There will be a Christmas tree at
Ebenezer school house Friday night. 1
December 22nd. Bring presents at j
I four o'clock. Exercises to begin at j
6:30 p. m. promptly,
Everybody invited,
Marvin O'Hara. Principal.

British Law Lords Give Grave
Consideration to Appeal
of Scotsman.
May Sue Traction Company, -Whose
Conductor Refused to Accept Bat Battered
tered Battered Coin Offered in
Payment of Fare.
London. The five law lords, consti constituting
tuting constituting the house of lords, in session
as the supreme court of appeals, sat
around in solenm semicircle. Lord
Haldane sat in the place of lord chan chancellor
cellor chancellor upon the woolsack, with the
tbrone itself behind him. Lord Fin Fin-lay
lay Fin-lay and Lord Cave sat upon his right,
Lord Dunedin and Lord Wrenbury
upon his left. In the magnificent
chamber, its red benches nearly empty
except for a group of lawyers and
officials near the entrance, the five
law lords, in grave tones befitting
their high function, read out their
learned judgments one by one. Nota Notable
ble Notable documents these, in which the five
concurred in one decision, abounding
in such portentous words as torts,
malfeasances, condescendences and the
Clearly a landmark this, in the his history
tory history of the development of the law
of England. What grave matter was
thus engaging the earnest considera consideration
tion consideration of the noble and learned lords?
Surely nothing less than the fate of
some great township, or the destiny of
some estate of millions?
My noble and learned lords, In point
of fact, were talking about a penny
a two-cent piece. It sounds better
translated into American currency.
My Lord Finlay seems to think some something
thing something "the same himself, for through throughout
out throughout his judgment he referred to it not
as a "penny," but as a "penny piece,"
or "a coin." Need it be said whose
penny it was; that had been carried
up all the various steps of the law into
the house of lords? It was a Scots Scotsman's
man's Scotsman's penny.
Conductor Refuses Penny.
Almost two years ago one John
Percy climbed upon a street car in the
city of Glasgow. lie tendered to the
conductor of the car in payment of his
fare a penny which was slightly
marked and indented. It was, in fact,
a penny which John Percy had him himself
self himself received earlier in the day from
another conductor, and he determined
to return it in the way by which it
had come to him. The conductor, how however,
ever, however, did not like the looks of the
penny, and demanded another in its
place. John Percy said It was good
enough and refused to give another.
An inspector was called to reinforce
the conductor, and still John Percy re refused.
fused. refused. Finally he was marched off to the
police station on a charge of refusing
to pay his fare. He was kept there
only ten minutes, but this was long
enough to fire him with determination
to see Justice done between himself
and the Glasgow corporation, which
owns the street cars.
John Percy then commenced an ac action
tion action against the corporation for $25, $25,-000
000 $25,-000 damages on the ground that the
actions of the conductor and inspector
had been injurious to his feelings and
his reputation. He lost the first round
of his fight in Scotland when the court
of session dismissed his claim, on the
ground that the corporation was not
responsible for these actions of its
One "Bonnie" Fighter.
Bnt John Percy is evidently what
they call in Scotland a "bonnie fight fighter."
er." fighter." and he carried his case up to the
house of lords. He did not pay his
railroad fare to London for the pur purpose,
pose, purpose, nor is he being put to any ex expense
pense expense in the costly process of suing
before the highest court of appeal. He
lias taken advantage of the legal pro provision
vision provision which permits a poor person
to set the law in motion at the state's
charge if he sues in foruj: pauperis.
And now the house of lords has decid decided
ed decided in his favor.
Whether John Percy's penny really
v;'s good or no better than it should
be is still not decided. What the law
lords have ruled is that the corpora corporation
tion corporation can be sued upon a mistake made
by the conductor and inspector. That
is enough for John Percy. It may
be added, as a matter of historical in interest,
terest, interest, that of the five law lords who
upheld John Percy in his fight for his
two cents three are Scotsmen.
Warre B. Wells in New York Tribune.
Aged Man Is Slain and Partly De Devoured
voured Devoured by Grizzly After Terrific
Battle Near Yellowstone Park.
Livingston, Mont Yellowstone park
rangers are trailing a huge grizzly
bear that recently killed and partly
devoured Joseph Duret, sixty-, an old old-time
time old-time Montana trapper. Duret's body body-was
was body-was found on Slough creek, near the
park, with an arm and a leg partly
i hewed off. Signs Indicated the bear
bad been caught in one of Duret's
traps, but had broken loose when the
r rapper came by on his rounds.
Horace M. Albright, superintendent
..f the park, said there were evidences
f a terrific battle, and a rifle, clawed
and chewed, was found near the
iioken trap. One shot had been fired
the rifle and a bloody trail
-houed that the man had crept a mile
:inl a half after receiving his injuries.


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Th Ruins

(Prepared by the National Geographic
Society, "Washlnsrton. D. C.)
Within "the Zone of the Straits" the
Btrip of land bordering the Darda Dardanelles,
nelles, Dardanelles, the Bosphorus and the Aegean
gea, whose international control is
likely to be altered gomewhat by re revision
vision revision of the treaty of Sevres lies the
subject of one of the world's greatest (
- m a flfj t
epics: Troy, where two -nations
fought for the fair Helen.
The Trojan walls, un visited by the
Jdle tourist, are still In evidence;
those same walls that defied the on onslaughts
slaughts onslaughts of Agamemnon and Menelaus,
of A J ax, Nestor, Diomed, Ulysses and
Achilles, to fall at last by stratagem.
They remained as a ruined and aban abandoned
doned abandoned stage minus its paraphernalia,
whereon was played so many centuries
ago an Insignificant little drama com compared
pared compared with modern events ; but it was
a. drama so big with human Interest
divinely told that the world has never
known Its equal.
To be sure, it was all In the telling;
and what would Troy have been with without
out without its Homer? Still, as the theater
Of the world's greatest epic poem, it
deserves a visit any year, every year.
In the thoughts and emotions it re revives
vives revives and stimulates, In the aroused
sense of indebtedness of all subse subsequent
quent subsequent literature and art, It richly re repays
pays repays a visit. The classical student
will leave It In a daze of meditation
upon things more real to him than the
actual things he has seen and touched.
In visiting the mins of Troy, one
sets out from the village of Darda Dardanelles
nelles Dardanelles for a five hours hot and dusty
After a couple of hours' travel
through the plain the road grows
rougher and begins to ascend into hilly
country. The traveler realizes that he
should be nearing historic ground
now and he glances around the horizon
to- see If he can identify Mt. Ida, and
toward the sea for a first sight of
Tenedos; but no, this Is only common
soil. Rounding the summit of the next
rise one sees the road leading down
into Eren Koul, a Turkish village, a
convenient halting place for coffee.
Then the road begins to wind through
the village In a gradual descent until
It makes a sudden Jerky little turn
into the open country, and behold the
plain of Troy ; not the plain of the his historic
toric historic action, but the drainage area
which includes Troy.
To the Hill of Ilium.
The road leads straight toward a
ridge In the distance, "the Hill of
Ulum," at the lower point of which
will presently appear the ruins. It
was down that Identical ridge, or so
one tells oneself that the angry god,
Apollo, strode toward vengeance,
while the arrows In the quiver on his
shoulder clanged In ominous music.
Yonder the summit of Jit. Ida, where
the gods In solemn conclave so often
sat. Away over there, skirting the
ridge of Ilium, Is Slmois' stream, or
should be; but the bridge across it
shows upon approach that modern
Slmois is no more than a creek. Worse
than that; following Its attenuated
course, less than a mile downstream,
one discovers that It ends In a morass
instead of Joining the Scamander as of
yore. And the latter stream Is scarce scarcely
ly scarcely less disappointing, for It Is no more
dignified in size or appearance. In
fact, their sluggish currents united can
scarcely boast of bankj except at oc occasional
casional occasional intervals, for both streams
are now only broad swales merging
with the adjacent plain, with no con continuous
tinuous continuous current toward the sea except
. In seasons of high water, if such are
aver known.
Behold the ruins at last! A long,
low ridge, some four or five miles In
length, ends abruptly like a promon promontory
tory promontory projecting Into the sea, above
which it rises about 30 feet. The ridge
is the so-called "Hill of Ilium."' the
sea is the floodplaln of the Slmois and
Scamander, historically known as the
plain of Troy, and the promontory,
with Its crown of ruins. Is Troy itself.
Ton walk around the ruins and make
the surprising discovery that If the
walking. were good you could easily

r; tap

of Troy.
do It In ten minutes. Astonishing In
this all there was of Troy, and did this
little stronghold withstand a nin
years' siege and still remain uncon uncon-quered
quered uncon-quered by force? Impossible! The
whole Hill of Ilium may have been
fortified and to some extent populat populated;
ed; populated; otherwise how was the garrison
provisioned? Unpoetlc details like
these never troubled Homer, so why
bother about them.
Unearthed by Schiierruuin.
Every student knows of the remark remarkable
able remarkable work of Schliemann in unearthing
these ruins and establishing their
identity as those of the veritable Troy
of Homer; of the indefatigable zeal,
the determined search for the location,
the half-willing consent of the Turkish
government, and the financial and
physical obstacles to be overcome. But
the work did begin at last, and the
first walls to appear beneath the spade
were strange walls, not those de described
scribed described by Homer, and the order was
to dig deeper. Still further ruins of
city after city were unearthed, till
Homer's Troy, all that is left of It.
was laid bare.
Only the antiquarian can see the
significance of all these things as he
scrambles up and down within and
among these disordered plies of what
once was masonry ; but even an unin uninformed
formed uninformed tourist can see the difference
between the rubble walls of a later
date and the worthier structures
which preceded them.
There are walls, too, which show the
marks of a mighty conflagration, and
these, It Is opined, are the same
whence Aeneas
"Did from the flames of Troy upon his
The old Anchlses bear"
on that last terrible night of destruc destruction.
tion. destruction. One instinctively looks for the
gap in the wall through which the
wooden horse was introduced, but h
looks In vain. Earthenware cisterns
of some 20 gallons capacity, for hold holding
ing holding oil or wine, were built into the
walls, while bits of iridescent glass,
pieces of pottery, cobblestones and
clay were filled In around them.
Wall of Priam Still Stands.
But there is still left one precious
bit of Homeric architecture, If the
archaeologists are correct, raising its
crown as high as any of the walls of
subsequent date. It is part of a bas
tion facing toward the Hill of Ulum
and known as the "Wall of Priam." It
was meant to stand throughout the
ages, whoever was Its builder, and
one ardently wishes to give the credit
for its construction to those times. It
is a noble wall, well pointed, well
laid, well preserved, capable yet of
withstanding such assaults as when
"AJax strives some stone's vast
weight to throw."
From its corner overlooking the
plain of Simois an outside stairway
descends toward the river, possibly a
later feature. Could this have been th
corner of the wall where stood the
Scaean Gate; where the venerabJ
Father Priam brought the beautiful
Helen In order to show her the ene enemy,
my, enemy, her own countrymen and kindred,
on the plain below; where he pointed
out the leaders, naming them individ individually?
ually? individually? "and there Is Menelaus, thy
former husband." It may well have
been the same, and romance at least
will have it so.
Scattered about are bits of f&tLir
tared marble, the remains perhaps cf
Roman or Alexandrine occupation. Off
in the dreamy distance lies Tenedo
sinister Tenedos, not discernible ex except
cept except In the clearest weather1 and by
the shore near where the Dardanelles
meets the sea, whence Thetis might
at any moment arise. Is a tumulus
known as the tomb of Achilles, and
nearby another, the tomb of Patro-
The excavations at Troy have re revealed
vealed revealed that no less than nine layers
exist upon which at various times dur during
ing during the past 5,000 years, human habi habitations
tations habitations have been built.

The lost one are a-gropla'
In shadows o the night;
The hliU for which they're hop la'
Are far away from eight;
They want that Land o' Promi
Where ium an' stars shine bright;
They're callln in the darkness:
"It's mighty long till Light
They know the Jordan river
Is rollln', dark and deep;
Far off the storm is comin'.
The stars have gone to sleep;
They seek that Land o Promise Promise-To
To Promise-To win the faithful fight;
Make clear the road before them
"It's mighty long till Light."
The valley's sweetest singin'
Would woo them from the way;
But far-off bells are ringln
Of blue skies for the gray.
The hills of Hope are shlntai.
Yet Hope has wings for flight;
Thorns with the life-flowers tw'inln'
"It's mliThty lone till LizhL"

Frank L. Stanton in the Atlanta Coo- j
Bare Possibility That Princess Mary's
Wedding Might Never Have
Taken Place.
When the archbishop of Canterbury
entered Westminster abbey to perform
the marriage ceremony for Princess
Mary and Viscount Lascelles, his right
of entry was formally challenged by
the dean of Westminster.
Needless to say, the dean had no
idea of interfering with the wedding
or of pitching an archbishop uncere unceremoniously
moniously unceremoniously into the street. He was
merely exercising the ancient preroga prerogative
tive prerogative of the abbey clergy, who are en entitled
titled entitled to refuse recognition of superior
control. Formal protest having been
made and the rights of the abbey
thus maintained, the archbishop pro proceeded
ceeded proceeded as he wished.
When the ceremonies for the cor coronation
onation coronation of King Edward VII were un under
der under discussion, this right of challenge
was brought to the attention of Arch Archbishop
bishop Archbishop Temple, who then occupied the
see of Canterbury.
"H'm," remarked the archbishop,
with the grim smile that was char characteristic
acteristic characteristic of him, "I am the only man
in England empowered to crown a
sovereign. Suppose I accept the pro protest
test protest and quit the place. What will
happen then?"
No one has yet solved the archbish archbishop's
op's archbishop's puzzle. Probably the dean's pro protest
test protest was "correspondingly mild. Living
At the age of seventy-five years,
Christopher J. Lake of Bridgeport,
Conn., is endeavoring to enlist con congressional
gressional congressional interest in a type of air ma machine
chine machine which he has Invented and
which he claims is safe and stable,
just as his son Simon has Invented a
submarine vessel, the value of which
has been proven. Mr. Lake, the elder,
says that the airplane and submarine
are nature-born twins, in nature
twin elements of all life, and no bat battleship
tleship battleship or similar device can live or
be effective when contending with the
airplane and the submarine. With
this combination making use of the
wireless system, no enemy could ever
effect a landing on the shore thus pro protected.
tected. protected. Peculiar Means of Livelihood.
A colony of women at Hackney, one
of the poor districts of London, Eng.,
has a peculiar way of earning money.
They mend nutmegs, that Is to say,
they fill up the holes in worm-eaten
and damaged nutmegs from spice
warehouses. This work is done at
home, the worm holes being filled with
a mixture of nutmeg dust and gum
Utide into a paste, and the poor women
for doing this are paid at the rate of
4 cents per gross of nutmegs. It may
here be said that even close examina examination
tion examination on the part of a casual purchaser
could not detect where the holes had
"Miss er er Jones, mlflht I ask
you for the next dance?"
"I really wish you would. I've
been dying to refuse you all even evening."
ing." evening." Froze to Death at Table.
An aged recluse was found frozen to
death in Rochester, N. Y., by neigh neighbors
bors neighbors who forced the door of his house.
Apparently he bad perished while eat eating,
ing, eating, for the body was fully clothed and
sitting upright before a taMe on which
were the remains of a meal. Although
the house was equipped with heating
apparatus the recluse had evidently al allowed
lowed allowed the fires to burn out.
Oats Grew in Potatoes.
An Alberta (Canada) woman while
preparing potatoes for dinner cut open
a rather large one. and found growing
Inside In a hollow space about a
dozen oats. There was only one small
decayed spot on the tuber so that the
oats must have been carried in by
some small Insect.
'Objection Overruled.
"Huh! Women in politics!" snort snorted
ed snorted the old-timer. "Makes me aore. I
don't believe in petticoat rule."
"Calm yourself. We don't wear 'em
any more," replied the modern wom woman
an woman sweetly. Judge.

Toilet Sets


friends who
would like a
box of Cigars,
or a handsome pipe.
We have these sup supplies
plies supplies at prices you
can easily afford. Also

Fountain pens and magazine
. pencils are always in order as gifts.
Everyone can find use for a good
pen or pencil. We have them separately
or in beautiful Christmas gift boxes. And
if Dad or Brother needs a new Safety razor,
we have the new Gillett, Eveready, Auto-

Box Stationary
op to


We're showing a fine
line of Christmas and New
Year's cards. They show
the spirit and, after all,
all that matters.
Brooches, Sleeve Buttons, Chains,
Stick, Collar and Emblem, Lingerie
and Bar Pins.
Green, White and Red Gold, $15 up.
Largest and best selection of all
kinds of rings in Ocala.
Belts, Pocketbooks, Hand Bags and
Vanity Boxes.
Largest assortment of Gold Pens
and Pencils, also Gift Sets, Sheaffer's
and Waterman's.
Thermos and Icy-Hot, Auto, Restau Restaurant
rant Restaurant and Table Sets and Bottles.
Community, Rogers 1847 and Sil Sil-verfield
verfield Sil-verfield Tableware.
For mother, sweetheart, sister,
brother or some one else's brother and
sister for Christmas.
Glassware. Nice assortment.
On Ivory, Gold and Silver.
Optical department in charge of Dr.
K. J. Weihe, "eyesight specialist.''

1 i "' 1 1 1 1 i in mi.



arid a Happy Happy-New
New Happy-New Year to You!
We are this year showing the
most attractive merchandise it
has ever been our pleasure to dis display
play display to the folks of O-C-A-L-A.
Our store, from front

to back and from side
to side is just one big
holiday bazaar. Here
you may find suitable
and ever welcome gifts
for all members of the
family and for all your
friends. To men, women
and children, no gift is more

Toilet Sets
appropriate or

inely useful than a toilet article, for
instance, and we are happy to offer
you all the standard articles of this
class at prices which will attract you.
Then, there are Cigars and sup sup-at
at sup-at least one of your family or your
plies for smokers. Of course, there's


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Mavis Sets
up to $6.00

Fonntain Pens

Strop and other well known
makes, and all sorts of good
shaving, soaps and lotions to
go with them. Last but not
least, we have a wonderful
assortment of Elmer's Xmas
Christmas Candies. And


Phillips Drug Store

Fraternal Orders
Ocala Rebekah Lodge No. 63 meets
at the Odd Fellows hall every first
and third Thursday evenings each
month at 8 o'clock. A cordial welcome
to visiting sisters and brothers.
Mrs. M. A. Ten Eyck, N. G.
Mrs. Earl Gibbons, Secretary.
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19. P. & A.
M- meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
7:30 o'clock until further notice.
A. C. Blowers, W. M.
B. L. Adams, Secretary.
Fort Zing Camp No. 14 meets at
K. of P. hall every second and fourth
Friday evenings of each month at 8
o'clock. Visiting sovereigns are al always
ways always welcome.
P. W. Whiteside, G G
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk.
Ocala Chapter No. 29, O. E. S S-meets
meets S-meets at the Masonic hall the second
and fourth Thursday evening of each
month at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Julie Weihe, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday evening at 7:30
o'clock at the castle hall. A cordial
velcome to visiting brothers.
L U. Forbes. C C
C. K. Sage, K. of R. & S.
Regular conventions of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13 R. A. M., on the fourth
Friday in every month at 8 p jn.
A. L. Lucas, H. P.
B. L. Adams. Secretary.
OCALA LODGE NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent



Christmas is not Christmas with without
out without plenty of candy, and we
urge you to see our stock before
making your selection. Natural Naturally,
ly, Naturally, our store is chock full of
dandy gifts we haven't room to
mention here. Therefore you'd
better drop in some day and look
'em over. Christmas and New

cards are ideal for

membrances of
timate friends.

your less
land Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday eve evenings
nings evenings of each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren elways welcome. Lodge rooms
upstairs over Troxler's and the Book
Shop, 113 Main street.
W. R. Pedrick, E. B.
J. P. Galloway, Secretary.
Ocala Command-
ery Number 19,
Knights Templar,
meets every sec second
ond second Friday night
in each month at
8 o'clock at the
Masonic HalL A. L. Lucas, E. C
B. L. Adams, Recorder.
Fitzhugh Lee Camp No. 11, United
Spanish War Veterans, meets the
third Friday of each month at armory
at 8 o'clock p. m.
C. V. Roberts, Commtnder.
L. T. Craft, Adjutant.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F,
meets every Tuesday evening at 7:30
o'clock at the Odd Fellows hall in the
(third story of the Gary block. A
warm welcome always extended to
visiting brothers.
Joseph Mai ever, N. G.
H. G. Shealy, Secretary.
Since He Was Likely to Live.
Mother "Is Johnny well yet?" Lit Little
tle Little Dick "I think so. I heard his
mother scoldin' him this morning."
A Christmas present you all can
eniov. Have Minshnll install
CaloriC pipeless furnace. 12-ll-6t
Gov. Hardee is squarely against a
state tax for publicity. His head is
Curiosity Excited.
"That office boy gets on my nerves."
Why so? He doesn't whistle." "Thera
fou are! Why doesn't he? That's what
I want to know." T!.? :'bi'le.




Moss Bluff, Dec. 13 We have quite
a number of tourists in our community
from Michigan- There are Mr. and
Mrs. Orley Merrill and children, Mr.
Tim Hunter, Mr. Dan Hunter, Mrs.
Flora Charlton, Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Tulley, Mr. George Cauklin of Belle Belle-viciw,
viciw, Belle-viciw, Mich., and Mrs. Will Thomas of
Kalamazoo, Mich.
Moss Bluff has a nice tourist camp
with all conveniences.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Clare of Boston,
Mass., spent Tuesday in our burg,
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Fort.
Mr. and Mrs. Clare are spending the
winter in Fruitland Park.
Miss Lillie Sue Clayton spent the
week-end in Ocala with relatives.
Mrs. J. P. Galloway and several
other ladies of Ocala spent last Fri Friday
day Friday in our burg and while here were
the dinner guests of Mrs. Albert Fort.
Mr. George Miller of Ohio arrived
last week to spend the sixth winter
here. Mr. Miller has many friends
who are welcoming him.
There have been about twelve car
loads of oranges and grapefruit ship shipped
ped shipped from Moss Bluff in the past two
weeks and several more cars will go
Miss Sidney Mae Johnson of An Anthony
thony Anthony spent Wednesday with Miss
Martha Fort.
Mrs. Otis Squires, Miss Mabel
Squires and Mr. C. C. Cams were
business callers in Ocala Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Pillans and two
daughters, Cora Mae and Ethel Fair

Pillans of Ocala, were callers here
Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. E. C. Jordan and daughter,
Miss Frances and Mrs. E. M. Leaven Leaven-good
good Leaven-good of Ocala, spent Wednesday here
guests of the former's sister, Mrs.
Albert Fort.
Quite a number of the younger set
enjoyed a chicken purlo supper near
Oklawaha Friday night. They all re reported
ported reported a pleasant time.
Mr. G. M. Franklin and son of
Leesburg, spent Sunday afternoon in
our vicinity.
Mr. and Mrs. George Griggs and
baby of Lake Gem are spending a few
days with Mrs. Griggs' parents, Mr.
and Mrs. David Sellers.
Rev. W. F. Creson of Ocala filled
his appointment here at the Congre Congregational
gational Congregational church Sunday afternoon at
3:30 o'clock.
Mr. Earl Lewis spent the week-end
with Mr. Sidney Fort. Earl has been
in the navy for over five years and
says he expects to be there for several
years to come.
Sunday school at 10:30 o'clock at
the Congregational church. Every one
welcome. Bible reading at the Chris Christian
tian Christian church at thd same hour.

So you don't
admire my mus mustache.
tache. mustache. "What have
jrou got against
Nothing and
I don't want to
fcave, either.

Old P. Latitude
Young man,
It'a money
makes the mare
Young Speed Speedup
up Speedup And It's my
automobile that
makes the
money go.


Reduction In the "Overhead" Now
Practiced by the Shoemaker
Is Condemned.

Bobcat Tackled Wrong Man.
A Ludlow (VL) man, J. Sheehan. has
earned the distinction of being the
first man In the district to kill a bob bobcat
cat bobcat with his bare bands. He and a
companion were climbing a mountain
trail near Ludlow when a bobcat dis disputed
puted disputed the right of way. As it sprang
at the men. Sheehan gripped Its throat-

f His hands were badly lacerated by
j the cat's claws, but he held on until
i it was dead. Local hunters say this Is

Climbine Into one's boots Is not as
easy a matter today as It was when
we were all a few years younger. The
manufacturers have cut out the loop
of some stout fabric that used to go
flf the hack of trip ton of the sh and

that always used to "bust" remem- i first instance in their experience of
ber? when you were trying to Jam j a bobcat attacking a man.
a damp foot In a wet sock Into a mud j ;
dy boot after you had been swim j Saved Life by Presence of Mind,
mln. .1 FIve men wre injured in Detroit
As to Its loss, opinion seems to tx- j when the cable of an elevator on which
pvpniv divert Some men sv thev I they were raising half a ton of ma-

Envious Lady
Bug I don't see
how Mrs. Cater Caterpillar
pillar Caterpillar can afford
those expensive

Peroy Pin Pin-feather:
feather: Pin-feather: I say.
Miss Dill, can
you take a Joke?
Dolly Dill If
you mean that
as a proposal, I
wouldn't take
you as a gift.


never usl the darned things and al always
ways always cut them off. Others complain
that the effort to get shod without
the ptrai'S gives them symptoms of
Anyhow, It's another little reduction
in the overhead, and the wishes of
customers were not consulted, the New
York Sun insists.
Another insidious boot change that
has h:pp.-ned within the last few years
is the disappearance of the l!tt!e
catches f"r crossing the upper half of
the lacing. We have holes now all the
way up. and the consequence Is that
a fellow hits to pull the string out of
three or fur or live of the top holes
and to weave it through again after
he has put on his shoes in the morn morning
ing morning when he Is In a. hurry. Why, It's
almost as bad as being a woman

chlnery gave way. The elevator

dropped five floors to the ground. A
sixth man, the operator, was not hurt.
He said that, knowing just about, the
time the car would strike the ground,
he jumped Into the air to avoid the
shock of the impact and thus escaped

Not Altogether a Pauper.
Four years ago a mule skinner reg registered
istered registered as a pauper in a Fall River,
Mass., hospital. There he died a few
days agn. After his death, officials
found he had left six bankbooks,
showing deposits to his-credit of sev several
eral several thousand dollars.

Clean Up Sale

Ladies' Hats, now
$5.00 and $8.00
Children's Hats, now.
$2.50 and $3.50

Style Hat Shop
Miss Rena Smith

Old Soldier's Long Walk.

An eighty-year-old Civil war veteran i
has just completed a hike of 1,000 i
miles from Minneapolis, Minn., to j
Chattanooga, Tenn. He was a member j

of Company C, Sixty-fourth Ohio In Infantry
fantry Infantry and had revisited Chattanooga
In 1013 at the time of an encampment,
but always had a desire to return and
again look over the battlefields on

which he fought. He left on his jaunt i

In September and arrived In Chatta Chattanooga
nooga Chattanooga in October. He spent two weeks
there visiting the battlefields and then
walked an additional one hundred
miles to Atlanta, (la. He went from
Atlanta to Louisville, Ky., completing
his walk of 1.000 miles.

Bird and Pet Store


Phone 643

P. 0. BOX 340

Rub-My-Tism for Rheumatism

For appropriate
mas gifts see H. S.



Silver Cups for children at THE
BOOK SHOP, the Christmas store. It

"Babbitt" and forty other
books at THE BOOK SHOP.


fumes, Toilet Waters and Sachets, at

Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 14-6t


Conner, Dec. 13. Mr. Barco, at

tendance officer, was in the neighbor neighborhood
hood neighborhood a few days ago, looking after
delinquent pupils.
Mrs. A. H. Wingo and Mrs. Gladys
Henderson have returned from
Gainesville, where they attended the
Baptist convention last week.
Mrs. R. O. Gnann was a visitor to
Ocala yesterday.
George Randall was in Ocala Mon Monday
day Monday on a business mission.
Mrs. Allen G. Powell and little
daughter, Phyllis of Fort Myers, are
with the family of E. O. Powell for
the holidays.
J. W. Randall and wife have begun
housekeeping in their new bungalow
on Randall avenue.
Misses Mabel and Leola Smith and
Miss Chambers accompanied by Fred Freddie
die Freddie Wellhonor motored from Palatka
Sunday for a short stay with friends.
Dr. A. H. Wingo was in the city
Addison Hicks, Miss Elsie Hicks
and Miss Martha Powell went to
Ocala Saturday on a shopping trip.
Prof. W. A. Cate and Mrs. Cate
went to Ocala Saturday mornin.g

R. O. Gnann has returned from

Palatka and Hawthorn and other

points looking after business.
Ray Hunt of Ocala and W. H. Gar
rettson came in yesterday and return

ed this morning to their camp in the


666 cures Malarial Fever. tf

One quart New Honey,
per jar
Palm Olive Soap,
three cakes for.
Heinz Small Can
Cream of WTieat,
Shredded Wheat
Biscuit package.
Corn Flakes
three for
per peck
Octagon Soap,
three for
Senate Coffee,
per pound


Jello 12c. package,
three for

Pint Jars Orange Marmalade


Quaker Oats, 12c. pkg., OOp
three for wOt




three for.

Post Toasties,
three for
Premier Salad

per package
per package
Small Graham Crackers,
per package
Animal Crackers,
per package
Lemon Snaps,

per package

Purina Scratch Feed, Chicken Chowder, Cow Chow
and other Feeds





The popular and pleasing play,
"Deacon Dubbs," will again be given
at the K. of P. hall in Reddick, this
: evening. .Since its first appearance
at Reddick, "Deacon Dubbs" has
I pleased crowds in other towns and
'will appear this evening better than
lever. Something new in the way of
music will be furnished by Mr. Shaw
Ion the handsaw. This will be a side sidesplitting
splitting sidesplitting feature. Admission, 35 and
20 cents. It's to be hoped that a num num-Iber
Iber num-Iber of Ocala folk will attend.

Tradeatfishel'sandsavemoney. 12-tf

"What sounds worse than a phono phonograph
graph phonograph almost run down A pedes pedestrian
trian pedestrian who is almost run down. Ashe Ashe-ville
ville Ashe-ville Times.

Handkerchiefs, Hosiery, Belts, Col--lars,
Neckwear, Shirts, Underwear
priced lower than in high rent district.
FISHEL'S. 12-12-tf

The best future for Hog Island
would be to make it a prison for profi profiteers.
teers. profiteers. Washington Post.

The more our customers see of our
methods of handling fresh meats, the
better we like it. Come to see us.
Main Street Market. Phone 103. tf





ndlay I


C. V. RobertsM& Co.
Motor Equipment
Office Phone 350, Ocala, Fla,
Residence Phone 305
217 W. Broadway

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Bible TftouehtSr


ROAD TO SUCCESS : Commit thy
way unto the Lord; trust also In him;
nd he shall bring It to pass.
&8t in the Lord, and wait patiently
for aim. Psalm 37 : 5, 7.

Are installing RADIANTFIRE gas heaters in their
ifire places. This new and revolutionary gas heating
appliance makes the fire place a source of real comfort
at a small price, and there's no bother. "Radiant
Rays'' project 90 Jper cent of their warmth straight
intojthe room.

Burns for hours at the cost of a shovel full of coal
It is Odorless, Ashless, Smokeless and Dustless.


Ocala Gas Company

Harrington Hall Block

Ft. King Avenue

Beginning on Saturday, December 16th, we will inaugurate a Special

Holiday Sale. During the sale all prices will be greatly reduced. Nothing
makes a more suitable or lasting Holiday gift than house furnishings, and this
will be your opportunity to get them at real Bargain Prices.


One 2-inch post bed, one
National spring, one Blown
Cotton Mattress, regular price
$35.00. Special price for
the three
$2 1.00
An elegant assortment ot
Parlor suits in Mahogany; al also
so also in willow and fibre.
Pretty line of Dining Room
suit in mahogany, oak and
walnut. Unbeatable Prices.

Odd Lots in Both Straight and Rocking Chairs at Half Price. Some Heal Values in Blankets
and Comforts which will pay you to investigate. Library and Dining Tables in solid and
nmrtw m jpH nak with chairs to match Tthese are rejl specials! Our line of wood

and gas Ranges and stoves must be sold S3 and up. The price on
Wonderful Hoozier Kitchen Cabinet has been cut to $65 00.
Holiday Goods for the Kinaies,

At Your Own Price aad Year Own Terms
Real Scnnltz Players andUprighis. Let
Us Demonstrate them lor yon.



Marry the Girl We'll Furnish the Home.






(KATES under this heartln are aa
al9wa: iUximum of tlx lines one time
6c; three times 50c: six time 75c; on
month (3.00. A 21 account parable la
adraaee except to those who have reg regular
ular regular advertlaic? accounts.


If you have any local or society
items for the Star, phone five-one.

FOR SALE A good Ford touring
car, 1921 model. Anthony Road,
Route A, Box 132. 12-15-6t

hV.nru Whit and Wvcoff Stationery

LOST Large topax pin. Finder will. n -ft jjjg SPECIALTY
,. --t TT iOA I

please return to Eloise Henry, 439

Oklawaha avenue and receive re re-ward.
ward. re-ward. 15-3t

Mr. M. K. Davis and daughters of APPROPRIATE CHRISTMAS GIFTS j
Parkersburg, W. Va., will arrive in I
Ocala Thursday to spend a while i If this Christmas you wish to give i
with Mr. Davis' brother-in-law and : something out of the usual line,
sister, Mr. and Mrs. M. K. Kirshner. something useful or pretty, The Book
Mr. and Mrs. Kirshner will also have Shop is showing a special line in the!
as theirs guest this winter, their gift department. There are book ends ;

A live hustling boy can get a splen- j daughter, Mrs. Fred L. Crane, son in bronze, in two of the most tomilar

did position by applying to the Mar-; and daughter of Elizabethtown, N. J., j designs, "The Thinker" and "The End
ion County Creamery at once. who will arrive the last of December, of the Trail," and there are book ends
and their daughter, Mrs. H. T. Oherly ; cf wood made by the mountaineers of

Crane's Stationery, Whitings Sta-;0f Tryone, Penn. North Carolina, in which the woods of

; the mountains are inlaid in the most
You can get several flavors of Mar- ; artistic manner and polished until



St. Margaret's Guild will hold a

ATTENTION Fords, we have them, silver tea, cake and fancy work sale
roadster, touring car and trucks.! at the home of Mrs. H. B. Clarksou,
Al condition. Prices reasonable. Tuesday, December 19th. 15-3t
Spencer-Pedrick Motor Co. tf
Mrs. W. V. Newsom is looking for-
COLLECTOR WANTED Only a live with pleasure to a visit from
hustler who knows Ocala and had ( her daughter, Mrs. Richard Dodge of

collecting experience can handle
the proposition. Steady employ employment
ment employment with good concern to right
party. Apply giving first letter
age, experience, salary expected and
earliest report for duty. Address,
"Business," care Ocala Star. 15-tf

FOR SALE Two Ford touring cars,
one Ford roadster. Autogenous
Welding Co. 14-6t
FOR SALE Ford storage battery,
$19. Guaranteed 18 month. Auto Autogenous
genous Autogenous Welding Company. 14-6t
"WANTED $2000 first mortgage,
good real estate. Address Mortgage,
care of Star. 12-tf
FOR SALE A beautiful nine-room
house with two acres of ground,
other city property, all in Ocala. G..
P. Hallagan, 316 North Pond St.,
Ocala, Fla. 12-13-6t
liOST Pair gold bow glasses, in
pocket case. Return to Star office
and receive reward. 12-13-3t

Atlanta, who will arrive in Ocala soon
after Christmas.

Fifteen pounds of sugar for $1.00
with a dollar's worth of other groc groceries
eries groceries Saturday and Monday at the U U-Serve
Serve U-Serve Stores. 15-lt

Circle A of -the Baptist church will
hoi da fancy work and cake sale to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow next ot the Harrington Hall
Hotel. 15-lt

ocala ice cream for your Sunday din- I they look like satin,
ner dessert at the Marion County : In bronze and brass there are can can-Creamery.
Creamery. can-Creamery. 2t I dlesticks in many designs, with can-

jdles of-every shade and combination

"If it isn't an Eastman, it isn't a j from which to choose. Pretty bowls,
Kodak." Don't thing you have ajhrnging baskets filled with bulbs :
"Kodak" because it takes a picture, j would make useful presents, and aftei ;
Kodaks are made only by Eastman, the bulbs have bloomed the bowls and

Week Commencing Dee. 25th

"TOBY" is Coming

and sold in Ocala only
Drug Store.


666 cures Bilious Fever.


baskets can be used for other pur-;
poses. In this department there are
all kinds of useful novelties personal
and for the home which cost only a i
small sum and may be had in pretty ;
boxes already for mailing.
What would be nicer for a personal

gift than a diary, an address book,

FOR RENT Apartment on the lower
floor, furnish or unfurnished. Ap Apply
ply Apply 316 East Fort King avenue, or
phone 631. 13-6t

FOR SALE 1920 Buick six touring
in good condition; $400 cash. Mc Mc-Leod
Leod Mc-Leod & Waters, Studebaker dealers.
Phone 170. 13-6t

FOR RENT Furnished, apartment,
four rooms, private bath, private
entrance. Will rent to reliable party
for several months. Immediate pos possession.
session. possession. 801 South Tuscawilla St.
For further particulars call phone
604. 12-12-tf

PRONOGRAPHS Several Brunswick
phonographs for sale, including re records.
cords. records. Terms can be arranged to
suit. FRANK'S. 12-12-6t

"WANTED Ten or
choppers. See S.
lock Bros, Ocala.

twelve crosstie
I. Long at Bla-9-6t

STRAYED Dec. 5th, one small bay
mare with roach mane; one small
dark bay horse with right front
foot crippled. Strayed from my

house, on N. Pine St., Ocala. Any
one returning them or giving any
information of their whereabouts
will receive suitable reward. G. W.
Wimberly, P. O. Box 160. 9-6t
FOR RENT Down stairs apartment,
four rooms and bath; modern con conveniences.
veniences. conveniences. Unfurnished apart apartments.
ments. apartments. Phone 450 or see Dr. W. K.
Lane. 24-tf
FOR SALE One good gentle mar,
extra fine buggy or saddle horse;
also two nice Jersey cows and two
Jersey heifers. One of the cows
will be fresh by January. Will
sell cheap or trade for land near
town. W. D. Carn. 23-tf

Fancy mixed nuts at the O. K. Tea Teapot
pot Teapot Grocery. 14-2t

Miss Catherine Wilheit, who is the

guest of Miss Eloise Henry, spent to

day at Lake Weir visiting friends.
Miss Wilheit expects to leave Tuesday
for her home in Washington, Ga.

Circle A of the Baptist church will
hoi da fancy work and cake sale to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow next ot the Harrington Hall
Hotel. 15-lt

Mrs. Sam Leigh and her guests,
Mrs. Fannie Johnston and Mrs. John
K. McCabe and little daughter, Mary

Frances, left this afternoon for Jack- memorandum book or kodak album in

sonville to spend several days. Mrs. a pretty leather binding? Among

Leigh will then return to Ocala and the leather goods are -pocketbooks,

Mrs. Johnston and Mrs. McCabe and
daughter will go to Tampa where

Mrs. Johnston will be the guest of her

daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Leigh will

probably join the family in Tampa for
Christmas the last of the week.

Be sure to get Marocala ice cream
for Sunday dinner. Marion County
Creamery. 2t

bill folds, and useful table mats in
tooled leather. And for the smoker
a smoking stand in mahogany. All of
these things may be obtained from
The Book Shop and many more which
have not been mentioned. New things

which were purchased for the Christ

mas trade as arriving daily. 15-2t

Return ot Your
Melville's Comedians
Under their $10,000 Tent
Sew Plays. New Vaudeville


Ladies free Monday Night

Under Usual Conditions

ADULTS: 40c Prices which

include war tax Chil Children
dren Children 25c

Engagement under auspices
of Marion County Post No.

27, American Legion

Meet me at THE BOOK SHOP. 3t

We can supply your wants in the
fresh meat, poultry and vegetable line
on short notice. Try us. Phone 108.
Main Street Market. 1-tf

Can you think of anything better
for your Sunday dinner dessert than
vanila ice cream made by the Marion
County Creamery? 2t

"Chatterbox" and all of the old fav favorites
orites favorites at THE GIFT SHOP. It

Mr. Frank Churchill expects to
leave the latter part of next week for
his home in Webster to spend the
Christmas holidays. He is looking
forward to the time with pleasure as
there will be a family reunion held

Many different kinds of flower bas

kets at THE BOOK SHOP.
Waterman's Ideal Fountain
large assortment at Gerig's


Volland Juvenile Books at THE

Mrs. Lou Nobbe, who was called to
Wisconsin about five months ago on
account of the death of her mother
and who since that time has been
visiting relatives in Chicago and St.

Louis, returned to. Ocala yesterday.

She was accompanied by Mr. Nobbe's

mother, Mrs. W. H. Nobbe of St.

Give the man friend a calendar for


E. GERIG. tf

SHOES, not cheap Shoes but leather

Shoes Cheap. FISHEL'S. 12-12-tf

Be sure to get Marocala ice cream

for your Sunday dinner. 2t

TOR SALE 1918 Buick six touring,
$350; 1918 7-passenger Buick six,
$325; 1920 Oakland six touring,
$350; 1920 Chalmers si xtouring,
motor like new, tires good, $400;
model A 45 Oldsmobile, 8-cylinder
touring, new cord tires, motor quiet
as new, in excellent condition, $350.
Above cars are unusual values, and
priced for quick sale, so come early.
Satisfaction guaranteed, or you may
return car at end of three days and

have cash payment applied on any

other car in stock. Terms if want

ed. McLeod & Waters, Studebaker

dealers. Phone 170. 13-6t

Mrs. J. W. McCollum of Gainesville,

will be in Ocala tomorrow the guest of

Mrs. W. T. Gary. Mrs. McCollum is

director from Florida in the Gen

eral Federation of Women's Clubs

and also chairman of the Southeast Southeastern
ern Southeastern Council of Social Workers. She

will address the Woman's Club in this

city tomorrow on social conditions, a

subject on which she is well fitted to


FOR RENT Part of my farm, 40 to
70 acres, as good trucking land as
there is in the county. Standing
rent or share crop. Stock and tools

furnished. Free of stumps. Call on

or write T. O. Thrash, Ocala. 10-tf

FOUND Man's tan driving glove,
fur lined. Owner call at Elite Hat

Shop, Ocala House block. 14-3t

FOR RENT Light housekeeping
apartment, nicely furnished, two

blocks east of courthouse. Apply

at 239 E. Oklawaha. Phone 507. 6t

It is recorded that in the desert of

Arabia north of Hail," in the foothills

of Skammar Mountains, in February

the thermometer fell from 78 degrees

a little before sunset to 18 degrees

a quarter of an hour after. Varia

tions of from 30 to 40 degrees in an

hour are not unusual.

Fifteen pounds of sugar for $1.00

with a dollar's 'worth of other groc

eries Saturday and Monday at the U

Serve Stores. 15-lt

Ocala Chapter No. 29, O. E. S., held

its regular meeting last evening.

There was a very large attendance.

This was the time for election of offi officers.
cers. officers. The following were elected for
the ensuing year: Mrs. Hattie Webb,

worthy matron; Mr. F. W. Cook,
worthy patron; Mrs. Carrie Richey,
associate matron; Mrs. Susan Cook,

secretary; Mrs. Mary F. Yonge, treas

urer; Mrs. Annie Bryce, conductor,
and Mrs. Erin Lucas, associate con conductor.
ductor. conductor. The appointive officers will

be announced later.

Paper shell pecans at reasonable

prices at O. K. Teapot Grocery. 14-2t

Parker Fountain Pens and Auto Automatic
matic Automatic Pencils in satin boxes, both
Gold and Silver to match at Anti Anti-Monopoly
Monopoly Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 14-6t

In addition to a prison" sentence for
speeders, a Detroit muniicpal judge
has violators taken through the child children's
ren's children's ward of Receiving Hospital that
they may see at close hand what suf suffering
fering suffering the speed craze has wrought.
The judge also promises to take the
speeders to the coounty morgue, there
to view those who have been killed
bv reckless drivers.

When an American offered the Pas Passion
sion Passion players of Oberammergau a mil million
lion million dollars for the privilege of film filming
ing filming the Passion Play without a change
in cast, the players sacrificed their
locks and saved their self-respect and
honor. Owing to the depreciation of
the mark, the temptation to violate a
sacred tradition was great. Anton
Lang's philosophy is that riches do
not bring contentment and happiness,
two assets th'e players now possess.



Real quality in wool
hosiery can be had in
Gordon Hosiery, in the
very latest styles,
Gordon Hosiery has
always led in style
and been dependably
Gordon Hosiery make
sensible Xmas Gifts for
women and children

Fingerprints are now sent by radio
by means of the Berlin system.

The German government permits
certain firms to print their own money

in small denominations. During the
j reign of George III of England, the
j amount of copper coin in circulation
.was totally inedquate, and tradesmen
Jof Great Britain issued tokens of

i their own. One manufacturer in

Birmingham issued more than 9,000, 9,000,-000
000 9,000,-000 pennies and the amount of "tok "tokens"
ens" "tokens" in circulation in 1780 outnumber outnumbered
ed outnumbered the pennies coinage.

'The Fashion Center"

Marion Talley, age 15, the daught

er of a telegraph operator of the Mis

souri Pacific railroad, is an American
vocal prodigy, according to the de decision
cision decision of the directors of the Metro Metropolitan
politan Metropolitan Opera Company. She is to
study for four years before attemph attemph-ing
ing attemph-ing e jriously to become a great artist.
Advertise in the Weekly Star.

Marocala ice cream will make a

splendid dessert for your Sunday din

ner. Marion County Creamery. 2t

Large budded walnuts at the O. K.

Teapot Grocery. 14-2t

Beth Palm Rowley, the hair spe

cialist, will be at Frank's Friday and
Saturday. 12-12-4t

Butterkrust and Mother's Bread 11

cents per loaf. Farmers Exchange
Store. 12-ll-10t



Ni r r rr Jr


v. V7 i St


A splendid line of leather goods.


To the practical shopper we recom

mend EVERWEAR SOCKS. $2.50 6

pr Box. FISHEL'S. 12-12-tf

666 cures LaGrippe.

Members of the committee of the

Woman's Club who were appointed to

make arrangements for the commu

nity Christmas tree have been busy

during the last two days. Some dona donations
tions donations have been received but it will

take many more to make the tree
possible. Money, fruits and nuts are
solicited and any contributions may
be left at the library, which will be
convenient for those leaving them
and those who have to decorate the

Merry Christma
Cards 0
We have the Christmas
Cards that you are looking for.
Come in and get them. We do
not stand on formality our
doors are wide open; walk in
and, make yourself at home.
You will find tags, seals,
tuck-ins, cards for Mother,
Dad and the whole family,
cards for your friends humor humorous,
ous, humorous, witty and conventional,
cards from 5 cents to $1.00, in
fact, anything your heart de desires
sires desires in a Christmas Greeting
Hurry up and call while
our assortment is complete; we
want you to be pleased.
Court Pharmacy

with an all Wool Suit

o o

Let Us Help You Select Him
a Timely and Useful Gift

Why not Buy Where the Best Men's Fur-

nishings can be had. Competent Salesmen
to Help Suggest What to Give



Smoking Jackets
Lounging Robes
Silk Skirts

Fine Veloar Hats
Florskeim Shoes
linen Handkerchiefs
Traveling Bags

Silk Hosiery
Society Brand Qotkes
Belts and Bodies

Complete line of Ladies' Novelty Coats and
Red Cross Street and Theatrical

y. M. b. o. D.

jvftere. otif&1Jnro&!nothrS are sold


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