Cloudy tonight and Friday north
portion. Probably rain except fair
Friday northwest portion. Fair south
portion tonight and Friday. Colder to tonight
night tonight in northwest portion and in the
north portion Friday.
OOALA, FLORIDA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER, 28 1916
VOL. 22 NO. 303
DAIIEiG AT IE
ILLS OF ORAILA
Rumania, Her Army Routed and
Richest Territory Occupied, is
Well Nigh Ruined
Many Shots Fired by Kentucky
Guardsmen this Morning
Berlin, Dec-28. Braila, the impor important
tant important Rumanian oil and grain depot, is
being bombarded by the Teutons from
across'the Danube, according to a
semi-official news agency.
MANY PRISONERS TAKEN
t The Teutons have completed the
defeat of the Russian forces near
Rimnik-Sarat in Rumania, the war of office
fice office announces. Russian counter at attacks
tacks attacks were defeated and the Russians
ejected from their new positions with
The Teutons took more than three
thousand prisoners yesterday, bring bringing
ing bringing the total of Russians captured In
engagements near Rimnik-Sarat to
10,220, said the statement.
ALLIES LOST EIGHT AIRPLANES
The Entente Allies lost eight air
planes on the western front yesterday,
said the war office.
, ALLIED AVIATORS ACTIVE
Paris, Dec. 28. British airplanes
yesterday bombarded the Dillingen
blast furnaces, said the' war office.
French airplanes and dirigibles bom bombarded
barded bombarded factories, and railroad stations
of several towns behind the German
i lines. 9
El Paso, Dec. 28. Several hundred
shots were fired across the boundary
into Mexico this morning by Ken Kentucky
tucky Kentucky guardsmen. Officers declared
the fusillade was in reply to shots
from the Mexican side. There are no
Sailors on Missing Steamer Maryland
May Have Been Rescued by
a Passing Ship
Nantucket. Dec. 18. The steam
ship Maryland is regarded as prob probably
ably probably lost. The coast guard cutters
Acushnet and Gresham have aban
doned the search begun after the
Maryland's calls were received Christ Christmas
mas Christmas night. Hope for the safety of
the thirty odd members of the Mary Maryland's
land's Maryland's crew lay in the possibility that
a passing steamer had rescued them.
BANKS WILL OBSERVE
NEW YEAR'S DAY
UNABLE TO AGREE
Conference Between Railroad Manag Managers
ers Managers and Brotherhood Men Came
to a Sudden Close
New York, Dec. 28. The confer conference
ence conference of railroad managers and broth brotherhood
erhood brotherhood representatives regarding the
Adamson act broke up suddenly to
day after the managers sought to ap-
Teutons are Willing to Permit
Permit a Strictly Confidential
Exchange of Peace Terms
Washington, Dec. 28. Germany is
willing to permit a confidential ex-
ply the recent switchmen's arbitration change cf tentative peace terms if
award to the present controversy.
This, the managers claimed, gave the
men nine hours pay for eight hours
work. The brotherhood men refused
the entente nations refuse to enter a
conference without knowledge of her
terms, it was made known here to today.
day. today. It is intimated that Germany's
position has probably been communi communicated
cated communicated to the president in strictest
confidence. Germany said that gov government
ernment government would expect the United
States to make every effort to bring
about a conference.
Of Northern and Southern Methodists
Now in Session in
ATTEND THE MEETING
JOK ESTERS ENTERTAINED
THE PEOPLE OF JACKSON
The Jackson Clarion-Ledger has the
following about the performance of
Coburn's minstrels, who will be at
the Temple tomorrow night:
Coburn's Greater Minstrels enter entertained
tained entertained a good-sized audience at the
Century last night, and judging by
the applause and encores, the show
was greatly enjoyed, many of, the
musicians and actors being compell compelled
ed compelled to respond several times.
All the good singers are introduced
ifi the first part, the. second part be being
ing being an olio of many vaudeville acts,
and some of them, very good.
The first act represents a scene in
TtrncL India, at the palace of the
rajah, the scenery being very fine
Tha minstrels represent members of
the Millionaire Hunting Club of Am
erica, giving their songs and acts in
the presence of the rajah and his
queen, Lester Lucas, with his fine
hnsso voice, doincr the Dart of the
rajah, the interlocutor. The other
singers are Frank Melville, Harry
Ford, Earl Rowland, Charles Cam Cameron,
eron, Cameron, Charles Vermont, Tom Post,
Ed Clifford and Charlie Gano.
Charlie Gano is the real life of the
show. He is not so long on singing,
but he is a fine talker and a superb
actor, reminding one somewhat of the
late George Wilson, in manner and
dress a comedian of the upper class
. and one that always makes a laugh.
whether talking or acting. His trick
mule act was a genuine laugh-pro
The contortionist, Harry Toledo,
was good in his part!, which was to
bend and double himself up into all
sorts of shapes, impersonating the
Marvebua Mcphisto. The jokes were
good, clean and new.
The three musical Cates on Saxa-
phones, clarinets, cornets and other
instruments, appealed especially to
those of refined musical taste, being
The singing of "Mississippi," by
the musical quartette, led by Ed Clif Clifford,
ford, Clifford, ths song adopted by the Fed Federation
eration Federation of Woman's Clubs at Green Greenwood,
wood, Greenwood, proved a pleasing event of the
In Charlie Gano's preparedness
skit, Charlie was the largest part, in
which all the company were introduc introduced,
ed, introduced, the grand finale being very pleas
ing. The song, "When I Get Back to
the United States," by Ed Clifford and
full chorus, closed the entertainment.
Monday, January 1st, 1917 (New
Year's Day) being a legal holiday in
the state of Florida, the undersigned
banks of this city will be closed, for
busines son that day.
The Commercial Bank.
The Ocala National Bank.
The Munroe & Chambliss Na Na-'
' Na-' tional Bank."
Baltimore, Dec. 28. The joint com commission
mission commission on, the unification of the
Methodist Episcopal and Southern i
Methodist churches convened here to today.
day. today. It is understood that the south-
Will be Held at the Courthouse
and will be for the Benefit
Editor Star: Some ten days ago
Messrs. Phillips and Linderbeck, of-
ern branch has practically decided on ficerg of fte Seaboard railroad re
a plan lor presentation to quested me as president of the Board
DOGS MAY HAVE
HAD THEIR DAY
Mr. James Connell, aged 84 years,
a. citizen of-this place for 35 years
passed away last Friday morning af after
ter after a short illness. His children,
Robert and Melvin, from Arcadia, and
Mrs. James Swain and Mrs. George
Kelney, were all present at his bed
side when the end came. Mr. Connell
was a quiet and much respected citi
zen. His remains were laid to rest in
the Anthony cemetery by the side of
his wife who had preceded him several
years before to the great beyond.
Rev. Coleman, from Ocala, assisted,
Rev. Plummer in conducting the fun funeral
eral funeral service.
Christmas is over. Marty chairs are
left vacant since last Christmas and
another New Year 1917 is dawning
upon us. I wonder how many of us
feel we have done the best we could
in 1916. Have we been uplifting-our
bpIvps and those around us? Let us
look into our own lives and see if we
can improve on the past and build up
a character which we shall not be
ashamed of. Some, I suppose, have
already realized what the wages of
sin are. Sometimes the pay for sin
is expensive, but it is sure to come,
k-y of Trade to call as mass meeting: of
the business men of Ocala to meet at
i the courthouse on Friday evening, the
29th inst., at which time and place the
above named eentlemen will ascertain
Likely that Death of Useless British from the citizens of Qcala whether
vaiiiuca TTi .vvv- or nQj. tney aesire tne rauroaas to
Cost of Living arrange tourist passenger tickets
London. Dec. 17, (Correspondence ith permits to stop off at Ocala for
of the Associated Press). Thousands three or four days either going to or
of dogs are helping to keep up the coming from South Florida tourist
high cost of eating in this country by towns. This will not be a Board of
figuratively snatching from the Trade mdeting as quite a number of
mouths of humans, pound steaks, mut- our hotel men and business men do
ton chops and other expensive things. not belong to the Board of Trade, but
This was brought out in parliament to be a meeting of men who will be
the other day when it became known most benefited by the tourist who
that steps were being taken to reduce stop over in Ocala. The meeting ; is
the 2,000,000 dogs that inhabit the hereby called at 6:45 o'clock Friday
Text of German Official Note Similar
to the Unofficial Statement
Washington, Dec. 28. The official
text of the German reply to President
Wilson's notes has been received. As
far as is known it was not accom accompanied
panied accompanied by any other communication.
It is said to be substantially the same
as the unofficial text received Tues Tuesday.
day. Tuesday. SAME REPLY TO SWISS
Berlin, Dec. 28. The German reply
to the Swiss note, which was handed
t the Swiss minister today, is sim similar
ilar similar to the reply to the American note.
The phraseology of the official text
varies slightly from the unofficial
note but the meaning is the same.
AS A POLITE
( Associated Press)
Washington, D. C, Dec. 28. Presi
dent Wilson, who is sixty years old
today, received many congratulatory
Paris, Dec. 28. The morning pap papers
ers papers unanimously pronounced the Ger German
man German answer to President Wilson's
note a polite refusal to comply with
The Hague, Dec. 28. A flood of
telegrams wishing him success in
what they regard as efforts to estab establish
lish establish peace are being sent President
Wilson by Dutch organizations. The
newspapers, except the Telegraf,
which favors war to the finish, re regard
gard regard the situation hopefully.
WILL SOON START
Circuit Judge W. S. Bullock,
. State Attorney Geo. W. Scofield,
Clerk Circuit Court P. II. Nugent,
SheriffJohn P. Galloway, Ocala.
Tax Assesor Alfred Ayer, Ocala.
Tax Collector W. L. Colbert,
County Judge W. E. Smith, Ocala,
Superintendent of Schools J. H-
Surveyor Alex. Moorehead, Ocala
Commissioners W. D. Carn, Wal
for II. Luffman. N. A. Fort, S. R,
Pyle3 and J. T. Hutchins.
Members School Board G. S. Scott
Coal a B. R. Blitch. Blitchton: J. S
Grantham, Fort McCoy.
Sub-S.ool Trustees Jack Camp
J. E. Chace, W. T. Gary.
for we reap a3 we sow.
Mr. W. Meadows came very near
losing a fine horse Monday night and!
had it not been for the skillful aid
of a veterinary from Ocala the animal
would certainly have died.' 0
DeWit Griffin 'and wife, of Tampa,
were visiting his parents this week,
also Mr. Hense and family from Mc
intosh spent the holidays here.
There will be preaching at the
Methodist church on the fifth Sunday,
which is next Sabbath, also at night.
Everyone is invited.
Charlie Howell motored over Christ
mas morning from Lowell to take a
party over to eat turkey dinner and
everv other good imaginable and also
to see his new baby girl, which makes
our girls and no boys. As he was
going back by the way of Ben Rafy-
all tbmnrht it no more tnan
ri?ht to take Ben a Christmas pres
ent. so all the surplus cats that could
be caught were put in, a sack and
carried over., The car was stopped
in front of the house and Ben was
called ouV When the present was
delivered Ben's face was as read as
a peeled beet and he refused to ac
cent it when he found they had two
good eyes and said he didn't like any
but one-eyed catts like the one in
Tallahassee. But, the sack was emp
tied regardless of his protests one-
eyed or two-eyed and the car drove
on leaving Ben scaring cats.
Whiskey advertisements continue to
flood the town." The streets and side
walks, are well littered with paper
fmm Jacksonville and Tampa. It
doesn't look as if paper was higher
A good many of the circulars have
been returned through the mail hav
ing been refused by those to whom
they were addressed.
British Isles. The result was a pro protest
test protest from alarmed dog-lovers and a
chorus of approval by dog-haters.
Newspapers have been flooded with
letters from both camps.
The suggestion of the government
to raise the dog tax from $1.50 to $5
is one of the proposed steps to "re "reduce
duce "reduce the dogs." But it is pointed out
that the breeder and well-to-do owner
will not be deterred by an increased
tax. v In favor of the dogs, it is de declared,
clared, declared, that dogs were never more
useful than today. The head of a
London dog home says he gets more
requests for dogs than in peace time
so many women are nervous now
that their husbands are in the army
and they buy dogs to guard their
homes. He says that to forbid dog dog-keeping
keeping dog-keeping as a form of wasteful extrav
agance would cost more in human
happiness than it would save in hu human
man human food.
What really makes patriotic people
boil with rage is to see fashionably
dressed women with anywhere from
two to a half a dozen pampered pets.
These are the dogs accused of eating
the pound steaks.
"The really best dogs, like 'all the
best people'," says the Daily Mail,
eat simple food. A good house dog
a well-ordered household may be
kept in perfect health at an infinites
imal cost. It is the utterly useless
evening, 29th of December. Come if
you are interested.
Respectfully, R. F. Rogers,
President Board of Trade.
Seats for the performance of Co Coburn's
burn's Coburn's minstrels at the Temple are
being sold rapidly, and it is evident
that that always popular aggregation
will play tomorrow night to a full
house. The fact that Mr. -Lester
Lucas, who has made of himself a
general favorite here in the last two
years, is with the company, would
draw many, and Cobe and his bunch
are among the most skilled of fun fun-makers
makers fun-makers anyhow. ;
MAXWELL AT A BARGAIN
I have a 1916 Maxwell car with ev every
ery every equipment, in first class condition.
Time on part payment if desired. R.
R. Carroll. 12-27-6t
In the Star's 3000 Club, Which
It Will Pay Many to Join
r sxt Saturday night, Dec, 30, at nine
dog with no merit but pedigree and o'clock.
nn nart in life but to be pampered Have you tnougn 01 tne imnK uu
Odd Fellows meet Tuesday evening
There are three more days of the
booster week in the Star's 3,000 Club
- nd the members are fully aware that
this is an opportunity that will never
:ome again and are making a special
;ffort to gather in all the votes they
;an before the close of the offer on
that develops fastidious and extrav
agant tastes and becomes a nuisance
at home and in the street, in the ho
tels and in railway trains."
But it appears certain that what-
could buy with $600? You should be
r.ble to realize this amount if you did
ot want to keep the car, and just
think of the many things that you
could buy with the money. This
, i i .o t I oTinmnhilA is familiar to the
ever otner oreeas may oe anecieu uy
tVo thTMtonPil rpdiietion of licenses most of residing in the fatar s tern-
those who do not know
tne cnuMt uuuuvg o iavc w i
Tn Hpfpnw nf the hulldoe- it is stated about it, we would say tnat tne Aiax
hat he is not an expensive luxury, vrell is one of the popular cars m tne
w h will at almost anvthinz and world for the price. The Maxwell
hirh the Star will cive to tne Dest
only requires one good meal a day.
nomination blank will be withdrawn
shortly and then you will have missed
another opportunity to gain some o
the good things of life.
The booster week clubbing offer
will, expire next Saturday night and
it will pay you well to turn in at least
a couple of these clubs. Remember
that you have competitors wrho have
their hearts set upon winning the car
as well as you and they will not let
you have the car without a race
Fvprv dav will count between now
and the close which is only 24 day
away. Hustle now and ride in a Tua.v
Partial List of Club Members
Of Oranges, Says General Manager
of Fruit Exchange, Has Not
Los Angeles, Dec. 28.-M3enersl
Manager Powell of the California
Fruit Growers Exchange said -the or orange
ange orange crop "as a whole" was not hurt
by the low temperatures prevailing in
Southern California last night.
I Ei TO IRE
Congratulation Received by
President on His Sixtieth
Mr. W. L. Colbert who, next week,
will give up his office as tax collector
to Mr. W. W. Stripling, is making
arrangements to start up the soap
factory -as soon as possible. He has
engaged the services of Mr. J. B.
lack, an experienced man of Day
ton, O., to superintend the work.. Mr.
Black will probably be here early
Elsewhere Mr. Colbert has an ad
vertisement calling on the people to
save for the factory their waste
grease and tallow. It will be seen by
this that the factory, as all good, home
institutions should be, will be a recip
rocal affair it will sell soap to the
people and buy material from them.
The Star hopes that our people
vill give this good little home insti institution
tution institution "hearty support, enable it to
ive, prosper and bring money into
More Chewing of the Rag Between
Washington, Dec. 29. Luis Cabre Cabrera,
ra, Cabrera, chairman of the Mexican commis commission,
sion, commission, came here front New York to today
day today with Carranza's reply to the
American demand that he ratify or
repudiate the Atlantic City protocol.
The character of the reply was not
revealed. It is generally believed
that Carranza again suggested modi modifications
fications modifications and insisted that the Ameri American
can American expedition be withdrawn uncondi unconditionally.
tionally. unconditionally. It has been understood here
if Carranza's reply' is not satisfac satisfactory
tory satisfactory 'the negotiations will be declared
'ended. Carranza Ambassador De?Ig-
nate Arredondo denied the report that
he had been recalled.
PLAYING FOR TIME
Carranza's answer is understood to
be carefully worded to avoid ending
OCALA TO HAVE A
v.orker in the 3,000 Club, is of the
latest model, with electric lights, self-
The piano, purchased from Herbert
I cut the following from a New Lattner, is a wonumm man
York paper. What a pity it does not and one tnat any raemuw ui uu
apply to our doves, as they certainly will be proud to own. Then there is
are "important to agriculture as In- the $100 fcxiison. ine poison is
sect destroyers": well known tnat it is not neces.
Having been sanctioned by Great go into details in regard to its merits.
Britain, the treaty between the Unit- A $60 diamond, three r-igin
ed States -and Canada for the protec- watches and three Ansco cameras
tion of migratory bird life is now In completes the list. WTien in the nis nis-effect.
effect. nis-effect. The most vital provisions of tory of Marion county, has there been
the treaty are that no bird important such royal awards offered for so lit-
tn QOTiVnltnre as an insect destroyer tie effort"
chall ho shot at anv time: that no The best part of the campaign Is
open season on game birds shall be that you cannot lose. If you do not
for longer than three and one-half win a prize, you will receive a twenty
months; that both governments shall per cent, cash commission on all new
restrict open seasons to protect game business you turn in during the life
birds during the breeding season and of the campaign.
W thpro shall he no shipment from If you are still wondering about be
one country to the other of birds tak- coming a member of the 3,000 Club, it
j. x i w n n p l; kocf that vmi decide soon as the
J. D. McCaskill, Ocala 236,640
A. D. Fausett, Ocala.' 230,100
Bernard Blair, Ocala ...190,620
J. H. Brinson, Ucaia. 180,100
J. F. Martin, Ocala 158,200
Miss Chivalette Smith, Ocala. .143,890
Miss Ellen Stripling, Ocala. .141,420
Mrs. G. W. Davis, Ocala izovv
F. B. Beckham, Ocala 145,560
Larue Hastings, Lake Kerr... 87,420
Miss Othelia Cassels, Bay
Miss Ruth Blair, Oklawaha... 95,000
S. J. McCully, Berlin 47,420
Lake .. .: ..' 46,290
T. J. Killebrew, Ocala os.uiu
R. F. Connor, Ocala 36,480
C. G. Hamilton, Mcintosh 35,620
Mrs. Blanche Hall Thompson,
L. J. Long, Ocala 20,150
Wm. Littledale (Candy Kid)
Ernest Batton, Ocala 6,090
Airs. J. D. Robinson, Ocala'. 5,420
J. Duncan Elliott, Ocala 5,390
Lee Dean, Dunnellon ......... 5,000
Charles Savage, Ocala ....... 5,000
W. T. Hall, Summerfield. ..... 5,000
J H. Spearing, Ocala. 5,040
Cotton Plant, Dec. 27. Christmas
passed off very quietly but pleasantly.
Messrs. Harry Woodward and Al
fred Harroun arrived home from Mi Miami
ami Miami for the holidays and Misses Car
rie Barco and Helen Veal came out
from Ocala to spend Christmas with
Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Woodward
were host and hostess to a bountiful
Christmas dinner, entertaining the
following: Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Veal
and children, D. M. Barco and daugh daughter
ter daughter and Mr. Scandrett.
Mr. Dexter Phillips and Miss Katie
Mae Eagleton of Ocala motored out
Monday afternoon and were guests of
Miss Helen Veal.
Messrs. Laurel arid Clyde Seckin
ger and Miss Yvonne Seckinger of
Martel were afternoon and supper
guests of Messrs. liarry and iar
Mr. and Mrs. Newcomb Barco left
Saturday in their car for Clearwater
to spend Christmas with the former's
Mr. and Mrs. John Parker and Mr.
and Mrs. Jim Parker left Wednesday
in the former's car for Boardman to
spend a few days as guests of rela relatives.
tives. relatives. Messrs. Fred and Elmer Turner of
Gaiter were visitors to Leroy and
Cotton Plant Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Weathers spent
Christmas with their son and daugh daughter
ter daughter at Berlin.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Weathers of Ber
lin were guescs of Mr. and Mrs. J. S.
Mr. C. R. Veal ard family and Mr.
W. E. Veal motored to Ocala Wed
Cotton Plant welcomes to its com
munity the family of Mr. Right Had Had-cock,
cock, Had-cock, a one-time resident of this sec
tion who has returned.
Next Sunday being the fifth Sun Sunday
day Sunday is regular preacihng day, but at
thi3 writing we are not prepared to
say whether or not our new preacher
will be here but it is the desire of all
that he make his appearance. To be
on the safe side, come and you will
not be too badly disappointed for we
have a live Sunday school and it being
the fifth Sunday is the regular time
for offering to the orphanage. Let
all come prepared to make an offer offering
ing offering to these fatherless and mother motherless
less motherless children.
The Woman's Club to Put On Thi3
Entertainment for 1917
Ocala is to have the pleasure of en
joying four very good lyceum num
bers the coming season. These at attractions
tractions attractions are to be given by the Al
kahest Lyceum company under the
patronage of the Woman's Club. The
first of these attractions will be on
January 16th in the Woman's Club
building on Tuscawilla street. There
is to be one high priced attraction in
cluded in the four more reasonable
numbers, -so the holders of the sea
son tickets will be gainers by buying
the saason ticket.
The price of a single season ticket,
which includes all four of the very
fine attractions is $2; price of a dou double
ble double ticket, $3.50.
Now, if you want to give some one
a good time as well as yourselfwt
buy the double ticket.
Announcement will be made from
time to time of the different attrac attractions
tions attractions and the dates for same.
Keep on the lookout for further
announcement of the program of the
whole course, which will be made at
an early date.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS
The members of the Commercial
Club will please remember that the
meeting of the club for the annual
election will be held at 8 p. m Thurs
day, Jan. 4.
Seed oats, seed rye ana rape seed,
frr fall nlantincr. Ocala Seed Store, tf
Pedro, Dec. 27. We have been si silent
lent silent for quite awhile, but neverthe nevertheless
less nevertheless we are still here.
Christmas is over and 'I think all
have had a nice time. One of the
most enjoyable occasions was a
Christina's dinner given by Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Shaw. All relatives and
friends were invited and when the
crowd was gathered and counted there
were sixty. WTien the time came for
dinner to be served two long tables
were placed under some large oak
trees and Oh! my, what a dinner was
spread. There were about twenty dif different
ferent different kinds of pies and custards,
fruit cakes and in fact the whole
family of cakes and one of the nicest
turkeys the writer ever saw, three
chickens 65 birds cooked in different
ways and other things too numerous
to mention. After dinner Mr. Ban Ban-gert
gert Ban-gert grouped, the party, and placing
his camera before us told U3 to smile
a little and you know the rest.
Messrs. George, and Thomas Proc Proc-tor,
tor, Proc-tor, of, Orlando, came up to spend
Christmas with their patents, Mr. and
Mri;. Alf Proctor Sr. They returned
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Stuart, of
Bridgeville, Del., came down to spend
Christmas and New Year with Mr.
and Mrs. Alf Proctor.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Proctor gave
a dance Christmas night, which was
enjoyed by all who attended. f
Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Proctor are
visiting relatives in Tampa.
Mr. and Mrs. Frances Dourtry, of
Wild wood, are visiting Mr. and Mrs.
R. E. Perry.
Mr. and Mrs. Schelem, of Gaines
ville, spent Christmas with Mr. J. R.
Proctor and family and took Misses
Maude and Lorena Proctor home with
them to spend New Year's.
nelen was an only hild. One day
she was playing at having a brother
and sister. The brother, she called
Jack and the fei.ter Dorothy. She took
them to the dinner table, having a
place for each one, all through the day
acting just as though there vere real
children. She took them into the bath bathroom
room bathroom to wash thier hands. Her mother
heard her lauhln? heartily and went
Into the bathroom to se what was the
matter. "Why," explained little Helen,
"Jack fell In the bathtub."
We have all of the fresh seeds for
fall planting. Ocala Seed. Store.
OCALA EVENING STAR, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1916
OCAL A EVENING STAR
PUBLISHED EVERY DAT EXCEPT SUNDAY
IIITTIXGER & carkoll,' proprietors
R. R. Carroll, General Manager Port V. Learenxood, Baaineas Manager
J. IX. Den ja tain, Editor
Entered at Ocala, Fla., pos office as second class matter
. piio.vi: si
One year, In advance ...?3.00 One year, in advance $8.00
t?ix months, In advance 2.50 Six month, in advance 4.25
Three months, in advance...... 1.25 Three months. Id advance 2.25
One month, in ad.vancii 50 One month, in advance 80
Ladies fair, in public places, ,'
Don't wear your toothpicks in your
spring, will be about as unhealthy a
time as Germany can pick out to add
.America to the list of its enemies.
Needn't make any new resolutions
for the new year. Those you made
last year will do as well.
Mr. Bryan is shouting for national
piohibition. Here's hoping he will
have better luck than with the other
national issues he ha3 shouted for.
Hindenbutg says the allies have
lost fiftoan million men, which proves
he is even a greater liar than a general.
It is to be hoped that the report that
the Allies have sent a strong force of
auxiliary cruisers to this side of the
Atlantic, to convoy merchantmen, is
true. Since we won't protect our
commerce ourselves, it will be a good
thing if Great Britain and France will
do it for us.
Candler, Dec. 27. Miss Cora
Thomas and sister, Miss Thomas, ar arrived
rived arrived from Cannonsburg, Pa., last
week and are occupying a suite of
rooms in the Clark house.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cole are again
numbered among the winter guests
and have rooms at the Jones house.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mathews and
little son and daughter motored over
from Daytona to be present at the
family reunion at the festive board of
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. H. Mathews
Miss Mabel McClain, the popular
assistant teacher in the Weirsdale
school is spending the holidays with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. McClain
at their Eden Garden lake home.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tillis and
little Miss Jennie Lee Tillis motored
to Ocala Christmas afternoon.
The many friends of genial Dr.
Belcher regret his indisposition and
trust that in the very near future to
have the pleasure of his being out
OH 11 1118
If You Have Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Up Five-One-Y
The Star has reason to believe that amng fSain
Eggs are worth so much that in an
Arkansas town one pays the price of
; admission to the movies. Just to
. think that forty years ago we used
to walk eight miles to town and, sell
: two dozen of the hen fruit for a quar-
Ten years from -now, up-to-date
babies will have motors, steering
wheels and honkhorns in their car carriages
riages carriages and will auto along the : side sidewalks
walks sidewalks independent of nurses.
One of our bankers says that Mar Marion
ion Marion county has more genuine, solid
prosperity now than ever before, and
from all we can see and hear we be believe
lieve believe he is correct.
There is less harm both to person
and property in an occasion big drunk
than in steady boozing. Th?rt is where
Mrs. Ben Rexwmkle and son, Mr,
James Rexwinkle motored to Heather
Island Monday, and were the guests
at Christmas dinner of Mr. and Mrs
Mr. G. G. Richie is a victom of
Miss Elizabeth Freeman, a valued
It is estimated that if the rrice of memDer 01 tne encncK school lac
ladies' shoes continues to rise, all but P1' accompanied by her mother, is
if the business men of Ocala would
get together, they could buy the Ok-
lawaha Valley railroad and have an
independent line to deep water. Of
course they won't, but there is many
a tank town in other states that
would jump at such a chance.
tne weauny aames will nave to go
barefoot. Long time ago, when we
lived in the backwoods, most of the
girls under sixteen whom we knew!
went barefoot six months in the year,
and though they had an occasional
spending the holidays at their cottage
Mr. Thomas Pritchett came in from
Inverness to spend Christmas day
with his mother, Mrs. Janie Pritchett,
jyir. Asa tseicner oi ucaia was a
stone bruise they were never pestered guestJ Christmas of his parents, Dr.
with corns. and Mrs. Jr. Belcher and brother, B
When we see a big New York daily Mrs- J- w -Marshall and son Albert,
take a third of a column to tell that are visitinS Mr Harry Marshall and
a society irirl has lost her net doe-let. iamuy in liartow.
v v x o r
we don't see how the useless use of
paper can be stopped.
T iJ a TTT'I -i-
.rresiaeni wnson win receive one
electoral vote in West Virginia, in increasing
creasing increasing his votes in the electoral col
If the war ended now on the basis
of each side keeping what if; holds,
we would think it would be a great
strain on a Frenchman, a Belgian or a
Serb to believe" in the justice of God.
And so joyful Jax didn't obtain a
farmers' loan bank after all. If it had
been a barkeepers' bank, Jax would
have had a cinch.
The notification of the leading rail railroads
roads railroads to their employes that that
Adamson law will be ignored in mak making
ing making up payrolls until it is affirmed by
the courts, means that the engineers
and trainmen will go on working at
present wages or strike. The supreme
court will knock that law higher than
Mr. Charles Cauthen killed a large
deer last week. This makes Charlie's
second trophy this season.
The Christmas tree at the Presby
terian church Saturday evening was
preceded by an appropriate program,
e to 274. Hughes carried West arranged by the superintendent, Mrs.
Virginia, but the democrats, for the B B Staats. The tree was laden with
first time in twenty years, elected the candy, attractive in pink tarltan bags,
governor. As West Virginia has a ana in sucn quantity tnat everybody,
particularly rotten republican state ol an young, was remembered. A
machine, the election of John J. Corn-1 number patronized the tree with per
well, democrat, is a gain for good gov
ernment. The republicans elected all
the other state officials, however.
Resolve that you will annex every
good thing that comes your way next
year; you will come nearer keeping it
than any other resolution.
There is no telling what the com common
mon common people of Europe, those who are
doing the fighting and dying on the
fronts, and the shivering and starving
at home, think of Wilson's peace note.
Even if their bosses let them read it,
they will not their opinions leak out
thru the censorship.
The balance "of power in the next
House of Representatives will be held
by a half a dozen congressmen. The
republicans have 214 members, the
democrats 213, and two seats are con contested.
tested. contested. There are two independents,
two progressives, one prohibitionist
' and one socialist, and if they have
sense enough to get together they can
have just about anything they want.
The remains of Robert E. Gonzales,
the much lamented young paragraph paragraph-er
er paragraph-er of the Columbia, S. C, State, were
laid to rest with military honors in
his home city Tuesday. A friend in
Ocala has written to the sorrowing
relatives that for every smile "Bob
Gonzales caused during his life, a tear
has fallen at his death. True, but the
tears will be dried in time, while the
sunshine he has made for the world
will last even' longer than his memory
sonal gifts for friends and relatives.
Delmar Belcher, who impersonated
old Santa at the school tree the day
before, was such a success that he
Dr. Newell Dwight Hillis, pastor of was again pressed into service and
Plymouth church in Brooklyn, is some succeeded in winning laurels a sec sec-slinger
slinger sec-slinger of language. In a lecture in oni time.
New York Sunday, he said: "If a dol- Little Anna Lou's rendition of the
lar was hung on the other side of hell, sweet solo, Luther's Cradle Hymn, is
the Yankee boy would dive after it worthy of special mention on the pro-
and the Yankee girl would grab at gram.
his coat tajls. They would get it, not A number were present from Ok-
caring for penalties." lawaha. Mr. Ed Caldwell directed the
We are afraid that if Dr. Hillis in- decorating of the church, which was
sisted on all the hell-grabbed dollars unusually pretty.
being left out of his salary, he The public school closed for the
wouldn't have much money left. holidays last Friday with a program
and tree. There were goodies from
A dispatch from Washington says Dr. Belcher, a valued trustee, B. D.
that W. P. Malburn, of Denver, assist- Belcher; also remembrances from
ant secretary of the treasury, is ex- Mrs. Anna Yancey and Mrs. John
pected to resign soon. F. J. H. von Mathews,' candy from Mr. G. D.
Engelken of Palatka, present director Thompson and the teacher Mrs
of the mint, is slated to succeed him. Thompson expressed her love for W
pupils in pleasing remembrances.
we acifnowieage a nristmas and while Philip Fort and Howard Bel
New Year greeting rom the newsy cher were rewarded for not being ab
and enterprising Palatka Post. sent a day during the four month'
session. There were others striving-
We have a hunch that January will for the goal of perfect attendance hut
J At-- 1-1 J I T I
eAceeu me jusuy ceieurateu June in were prevented a day of a day bv ill
tne number qi ucaia onaes. ness. When Santa had finish xU
labors, the president of the Philo
"n j a. i a- v i I ...
menu oi ours iook us io ms nappy mathian society. Albert Marshall
nome last mgnt ana nnea us witn asked that a rising vote of thanks be
homp-mndp finoA hifVpn WMVi Tcr I : a- at. j
, given to me uonors wno were so gen-
1 1 a ; i m x a -ai
uueu us wun sweet contentment ana erous in giving totheir nleasur. This
made us understand why Methodist was unanimously responded to. Mrs.
preacners.are so gooa. u mere is Thomnson was the rerirnW nf ffc
ii. j: ;. xi r
auyuuug wuiuj reaumg in tnese f rom hpr minilo'
When all the gifts have been counted,
After Santa has made his last call,
I think that we'll have the opinion
It's the spirit that counts after all.
It is never the cost of the present,
But the thought as you hastily
"I wish you a bright, merry Christ Christmas"
mas" Christmas" It's the spirit that counts after all.
Florida Girls in Washington
Misses Mary Byfield and Christine
Hannah, two lovely Florida girls, well
known in Ocala and St. Petersburg,
are having a most enjoyable winter in
the national capital. Miss Hannah is
the guest of Miss Byfield, and the two
young ladies are welcome guests at
many of the most brilliant social af-
iairs, among them the great Pan-
American ball and the president's re
ception to the judiciary, which took
place on the evening of Dec. 19. In
reference to the last named event, we
clip the following paragraph from the
Waashington Star. Mrs. Pollock is
Miss Byfield's mother and Judge
Downey is her uncle:
"Judge and Mrs. George Eddy
Downey; Mrs. Downey in pearl gray
satin veiled in tulle, the corsage trim
med with silver, lace and touches i of
French blue velvet and the skirt
mounted on a cloth of silver under-
dress, finished at the bottom with
ruffles of silver lace. Mrs. George
M. Pollock of St. Petersburg, Fla.,
black tulle over cloth of gold, with
the corsage of jet sequins and gold
lace. Miss Mary Byfield of Florida,
white tulle embroidered in silver over
cloth of silver. Miss Christine Han Hannah
nah Hannah of Florida, pale blue charmeuse
veiled in gold tulle and trimmed with
Mrs. Pollock and her daughter re
sided in St. Petersburg till recently,
when they moved to Washington. Her
daughter and Miss Hannah have been
bosom friends since their kidlet days.
The pictures of the two young ladies
have frequently been in the society
pages of the Washington papers.
grinditorial paragraphs, it is the re
suit of that chicken.
If the angels who sung, "On earth
peace, good will toward men," are yet
alive, they probably felt too droopy
and disconsolate to fly this Christmas.
Making New Year resolutions prob probably
ably probably originated in the good old times
when the average man did not think
he was celebrating the holiday sea season
son season unless he was thoroughly soused.
Sobriety and other virtues generally
look very attractive to a man just
getting over a drunk, and it was
therefore much easier to make good
resolutions at that time than at any
other season of the year.
A quiet and well cared for home
used to be the best place in the world,
and, though civilization is making it
scarcer, it is the best place yet.
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One Door East of M. & C National
ine road irom Heather Island to
Candler is being clayed and hopes
are being cherished that the road
running east and west, connecting
Candler with her sister town Belle-
view, will be clayed. This road from
Candler has already been hardened
as far as Smith's lake, and here's hop
ing for the continuation in the very
L C. JORDAN & CO.
Funeral Directors and
Whenever you wrong another man,
you take a chance. He may get back
at you later. ;
WILBUR W. C. SMITH
Phone 10 Ocala, Fla
According to an article in the New
York Herald, Prussian submarine ac activity
tivity activity will cause war between Ger Germany
many Germany and America by spring. Only
the most unreasonable and persistent
ag-gression would make the United
States fight anything bigger than
Ilayti, but if the war continues next
Anthony, Dec. 21. The Sunbeams
still striving for more members and
are getting them. We have increased
a good bit since the last report. We
now have an enrollment of sixty-two.
We held our last social at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Rape, at the parson
Delicious ice cream and cake was
served. The next social will be held
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Will
We sent our gifts to the orphanage
at Enterprise and Arcadia just before
Thanksgiving and we know that they
The contest for the testaments end
ed the 4th of December. Those who
received them were: Charlotte Swain,
Clarence Priest, Blanche Leitner, Sa
rah Lou Priest, Leitner Webster, Hin
ton Connell, Joe Rape, Ruby Connell,
George Rape, Ira Rape, George Kel-
ney and Helen Connell.
As the new year approaches we ex
pect to do greater things than in the
past. Clarence Priest. Sec'y.
Yesterday afternoon from three
until five o'clock at the home of her
parents, Mr.. and Mrs. Cecil Bryant,
ittle Louise celebrated her sixth
birthday. The little hostess received
many lovely presents which the
guests presented as they arrived.
Mrs. Bryant and her sister, Mrs
P. E. Harry of Jacksonville and Mrs
D S. Welch entertained the little
!olks with games on the lawn, and
ater asked them into the dining
room and when the curtains were
drawn there stood a wonderfully
ighted Christmas tree which bore a
souvenir for each child. In the cen
ter of the dining room table was a
birthday cake with six lighted
candles, which was cut by the little
hostess. Ice cream and cake were
Those present were Misses Helen
Watt, Frances Clark, Mary Troxler
Isabella Spafford, India Smith, Sara
Scott, Margaret and Theresa Con
drey, Mary Rentz, Martha Meade
Dorothy Frank and Masters Johnny
Lee Flinn, Sewell Welch, Bernum
Spafford, Edward and Ralph Cooke,
James Aiken, Billy BarnQtt, Doyl
Smith, Frederick and Theodore Weihe
Paul Rentz and Malcolm Davis.'
Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Rogers of Au
gusta, Ga., Dr. and Mrs. Moody and
son Sherman and Mr. Lon Rogers o
Wellborn, who are the guests of Mr,
and Mrs. R. F. Rogers, will enjoy an
other family reunion today at Lynne
as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C. H
Rogers. Others present will be Mr
and Mrs. J. H. Rogers and Mr. and
Mrs. O. H. Rogers and families.
The cold part of the winter is, before us.
Now that Christmas is past, father must look lookout
out lookout for his comfort.
We have great values in SUITS for MEN
and BOYS. Let us show you this line.
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. Tallahassee, Fta. "My sickness, or ii
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iiujxi w unuxu a weaxness. l took nan a
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tion' Prescription' continuously, with the 'Pleasant
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tion' Prescription' fnr wnmpn and 'Ploocont tHo
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tale of health or disease. Hollow cheeks
and sunken eves, listless stens. sleenless
nights tell of wasting debilitating dis disease
ease disease some place in the bodv. It mav he
one place or another, the cause is gener generally
ally generally traceable to a common source.
Get the "Prescrintion" to-dav either
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Detter your physically condition speedily.
ort King, Dec. 27. Mr. Clarence
Cork and Mrs. Brabham and children
motored up from Orancre Lake and
spent Christmas with Mr. and Mrs.
C. L. Young.
Master Tom Hernandez, who has
been visiting his aunt, Mrs. J. Y. Pur
vis, returned last week to his home
Mrs. W. J. Young left Saturday to
visit her daughter, Mrs. Outlaw, and
twin grand-children, in Jacksonville.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Freyermuth and
family spent Christmas with Mr. and
Mrs. Hadsock, at Newberry. They
were expected to return yesterday.
Master Howard Young left last
week for Eustis to visit relatives.
A number of young folks attended
the Christmas tree at Capulet Friday
night having a very nice time.
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Sanford spent
Christmas day with Mr. and Mrs. J.
Mr. and Mrs. William Vaughn spent
Christmas with Mrs. Vaughn's father
and mother, Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Clay
Mr. Willie Joyner left Friday for
Maitland, where he will stay for
while packing oranges.
Mr. Fred Neil, the operator here,
who was relieved by Mr. Lyners, of
SummerSeld, thru the holidays re
turned to his work today.
Mr. John Whitfield and Miss Sallie
Whitfield left Friday night for Live
Oak to visit friends and relatives.
They are expected home Sunday.
Bt. Rer. Abbott Charles, President Rev. Father Benedict, Director.
Saint Leo, Pasco County, Florida
Five Miles West of Dade City and On Mile East of San Antonio
BOARDING SCHOOL for BOYS and YOUNG
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FALL TERFil OPENS WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 1 3, 1916
UNITED STATES TIRES
We have a stock of United States
tires in sizes for Maxwell and Ford
cars only, in plain and chain treads,
for both cars. For the few remain
ing days of this month prices that
have prevailed through the year will
be m force. After the first the new
schedule of higher prices prevails. A
hint to the wise is sufficient.
FORDS FOR SALE
I have two good Ford touring cars
and one roadster for sale. Wide tread
and in good condition. Cash or time
payments. R. R. Carroll, Ocala, Fla.
SEABOARD LOuAL SCHEDULE
No. 9 Leaves Jacksonville 1:35 p,
m.; Ocala, 4:30 p. m.; arrives Tampa,
7:50 p. m.
No. 1 Leaves Jacksonville 9:30 p
m.; Ocala, 1:45 p. m.; arrives St. Pe
tersburg 10 a. m.
No. 3 Leaves Jacksonville 9:15 a.
m.; Ucaia 12:40 p. m.; arrives St. Pe
tersburg 8:03 p. m.
No. 10 Leaves Tampa 1 p. mM
Ocala 4:12 p. m.; arrives Jacksonville,
7:15 p. m.
No. 2 Leaves St. Petersburg 4:30
p. m.; ucaia z:60 a. m.; arrives JacK JacK-sonville
sonville JacK-sonville 6:45 a. m.
No. 4 Leaves Tampa 9 a. m.; Ocala
1 p. m.; arrives Jacksonville 5:25 p. m.
If the fire bell should ring would
you run and stop it or go and help to
put out the fire? It is much the same
way with a cough. A cough is a dan
ger signal as much as a fire bell. You
should no more try to suppress it than
to stop a hre bell when it is ringing,
but should cure the disease that caus
es the coughing. This can nearly al-
ways'be done by taking Chamberlain's
Lough Remedy. Many have- used it
with the most beneficial results. It is
especially valuable for the persistent
cough that so often follows a bad cold
or an attack of the grip. Mrs. Thomas
Bceching, Andrews, Ind., writes:
"During the winter my husband takes
cold easily and coughs and coughs.
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best medicine for breaking up these
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Chicago, 111., 26.15
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Tea at the Country Club
The first tea of the season was giv given
en given yesterday afternoon at the Coun Country
try Country Club by Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Camp, and was greatly enjoyed by a
large crowd, in fact the largest since
the opening of this lovely place six
The afternoon was spent very in informally,
formally, informally, many golfing some play playing
ing playing auction and others making use of
the ball room.
The dining room was attractively
decorated with quantities of poincet poincet-tas
tas poincet-tas and ferns, here delicious salad
sandwiches, olives and wafers were
served. Misses Carita Camp and
Elizabeth Hocker served tea, coffee
and fruit cake.
Those present were all the club
members, old and new and their visi visitors.
tors. visitors. m m
Miss Jean Kellogg Austin of Ocala,
Fla., was married this noon in the
Second church to Seabury Stanton of
South Dartmouth, Harvard, '15, in
the presence of a large company, a
number of whom came from Minne Minneapolis,
apolis, Minneapolis, where the bride has many
friends. Miss Austin was given in
marriage by her uncle, Frank B. Kel Kellogg,
logg, Kellogg, the newly elected senator from
Minnesota, who last evening gave a
dinner for the wedding party at the
Miss Austin wore a gown of white
satin with court train which hung
from the shoulders. Orange blos blossoms
soms blossoms were used to attach the veil of
tulle. The bride's bouquet was of
lilies of the valley. Miss Austin was
attended by Miss Minerva Dickinson
of Minneapolis and Miss Elizabeth
Stanton, a sister of the bridegroom.
Their gowns were of pink tulle over
pink taffeta with black hats adorned
with a pink rose. They carried bou bouquets
quets bouquets of pink roses.
Otis Cook Stanton attended his
brother as best man, and the ushers
were Henry Swift of New Bedford,
Thornton Davis of Brookline, George
E. Benson of Salem, Charles W.
Cheney of Peterboro, N. H., Francis
de L. Cunningham of Concord and
John Endicott of Brookline, all class
mates -of Mr. Stanton at Harvard.
Following the ceremony, which was
performed by Rev. Samuel R. Max
well, the minister of the church, there
was a largely attended reception at
the Hotel Somerset, where quantities
of white roses were used in the dec-
orations. Mr. Stanton and his bride
will make their home in New Bed Bedford.
ford. Bedford. Boston Transcript, Dec. 21.
Miss Gamsby Hostess
Miss Minnie Gamsby is entertain
ing the M. A. Club this afternoon at
the home of her mother. Mrs. E. J.
Mills-Price is playing with the club.
V Story Telling Hour Changed
Beginning Saturday, Dec. 30th, the
story telling hour in the lecture room
of the public library will begin sharp sharply
ly sharply at three-thirty. Mrs. D. M. Smith
will entertain this Saturday, her sub subject
ject subject to be "Bird Lore."
Mrs. Ivan Lanier is here from Fort
Lauderdale for a visit to her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T. C. Clayton.
Miss Lucile Park of Crystal River
is the charming guest of Miss Percy
Mr. J. W. Hunter and family of
Largo are in the city for a Christmas
visit to Mr. Hunter's brother, Mr. H.
Mr. W. I. Evans of Fort Lauderdale,
arrived in Ocala Tuesday and is at
the Harrington. Mr. Evans will re
main until Saturday.
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JSm y IM
TTF SOMEONE were to call you aside to day and offer you the chance to
& earn a large sum of money aside from your regular work or a
chance to earn a Maxwell touring car, or a high-grade piano, or dia diamond
mond diamond ring, or talking machine, or Elgin watch, or Ansco camera, or
something else equally desirable WOULD YOU ACCEPT ?
If he could satisfy you that he was absolutely honest
in his offer and the work to be done was easily within
your ability to do and the reward to be worked for was
even finer than he described that there was absolute absolutely
ly absolutely no chance lor you to fail would you be thankful
for the opening and snatch it up eagerly ?
There's but one answer, of course. Andthat answer would be the an answer
swer answer of any of us. Some how it is pretty hard to get far enough
"ahead" to be able to have all these fine things and anyone of us would
be willing to tackle a prety big job in order to do it.
Here is such an offer such an opportunity for YOU. That is abso absolutely
lutely absolutely the truth. Don't you feel that it would be worth while to find out
all about it? Read on
Mp Ydrar Faw
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give one of the Club Members
the DAILY STAR will
A One Year subscription to the WEEKLY STAR will
give close to
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and help one of the Club Members win a prize.
Is to be given way by THE OCALA DAILY and WEEKLY STAR in it's big voting contest which is known as THE STAR'S 3000 CLUB.
There is nothing mysterious about it you secure votes according to the vote schedule printed in the free receipt books and make yourself
winner of one of the TEN PRIZES.
Winning one of these prizes hinges altogether on your making the necessary effort. After that it is simply a question of making out the
nomination blank printed below. And making up your mind ought not to take long a consideration of the big prize list should convince'
you. Other than sending in the nomination blank there are no requirements for entering the contest.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Rogers
returned last night from Daytona,
I where they attended a family reunion
The Joy of Success
All Yours if You'll Just Try.
Nominations will be held strictly confidential. Only one blank will
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. Necessary information and all possible help will be gladly
given you if you will communicate with the Manager of the
3000 Club, at The Star Office, Ocala, Florida Sending in the
blank will automatically bring you all information about the
campaign besides starting you on the road to your prize
with 5000 votes.
brother and sister, Mr. and Mrs. W.
Miss Sarah Pearl Martin will leave
tomorrow for St. Petersburg to visit
Mrs. Floyd Thompson until next
Miss Polly Williams, who has been
the guest of the Misses Abbie and
Annie Monroe since last Saturday, is
now with her father, Judge Williams,
at Mrs. Marshall's on Fort
Clyde Steantslifp Co.
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Put an Ad. in the Star
Little Misses Marian and Gretchen
Turner, daughters of Mr. and Mrs
Joseph Turner of Lake Sixteen, ar
rived yesterday to visit Dr. and Mrs
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Martin arrived
yesterday in their car from Miami
for a short visit to Mr. Martin's sis sister,
ter, sister, .Mrs. N. A. Robertson. They
were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs.
M. L. Shaw andi son M. L. Jr., also of
Mrs. J. M. Thompson arrived home
last night after a week's visit to her
son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. T. C. Thompson in Jacksonville.
Mrs. M. N. Nash and sister of
Columbus, Ohio, have arrived in Ocala
to spend the winter, and are pleasant
ly located at the home of Mrs. J. M
Thompson. Mrs. Nash spent several
months here nine years ago.
, Mr. Leslie Anderson went to Jack
sonville yesterday to meet his cousin,
Miss Jeanette Sherrill of Mayfield,
Ky. Miss Sherrill will spend several
weeks with her cousins at their love
ly suburban home at Marowood.
The many friends of Mr. L. P. Wil
son will regret to learn he has been
quite sick for several days.
Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Rich of Bain
bridge, Ga., will arrive in Ocala this
week and will be the guests of their
Mr. and Mrs. Clem Purvis, after a
pleasant visit to their relatives and
friends here, have returned to their
Mr. Van Boney, after a pleasant
Christinas visit to his mother, Mrs.
D. M. Boney, has returned to Jack
Miss Ruth Cook, who has been the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Cook
during the holidays left this after-
rcon for Eustis. where she will be one
of the guests at a house Jarty given
by Miss Wjllie Igou, daughter of
Senator Igou. Miss Cook will return
here the first part of the week ( and
join tne otner ucaia gins going io
Tallahassee, where she is a student
at the Florida State College.
Mr. Walter L. Moore, of Jackson
ville, was married at 10 o'clock this
morning to Miss Ellen Gnann, of
King Okahumpkee, and came through Ocala
on the one o'clock tram on their way
to Jacksonville, where they will make
their future home.
Mr. Moore is a brother of Mrs.
We Have the Equipment and Ability
To serve you as you ought to be servied, and, when you are not let us
ask you again, to let us know, for this is the only way we can accomplish
Of course, sometimes, little things go wrong, but they are not inten intentional,
tional, intentional, and, if you will call us up, they will be corrected IMMEDIATELY.
Ocala Ice -fk FacMeg Co,
Especially prepared for the
Holiday Trade is now on display.
This is your opportunity for se securing
curing securing the latest models in
Party and Dress Hats.
Santa Claus' Headquarters
and Doll Sets of hat, cape and
HAIR GOODS and
Affleck Millinery Parlor
Opposite Gerig's Drug Store
Ocala House Block
Fred Weihe Jr., of this city, and his
father was once pastor of the Metno-
dist church here.
Mr. Moore has a good position with
the Southern Express Company m
His bride has resided at GKahump-
kee for some time and is a very popu
lar youg lady there.
Mr. R. H. Purdom returned today
from South Georgia, where he and
Mrs. Purdom spent Christmas. Mrs.
Purdom remained for a few days
more in Waycross.
FORDS FOR SALE
I have two good Ford touring cars
and one roadster for sale. Wide tread
and in good condition. Cash or time
payments. R. R. Carroll, Ocala, Fla.
Sloan's Liniment for Stiff Joints
OAK or PINE Any Length
Griffin & Son
Rheumatic nains and aches get into
the joints and muscles, making every
movement torture. Keueve your sux
fering with Sloan's Liniment; it
quickly penetrates witnout ruoDing,
and soothes and warms your sore
mnsrlos. The congested blood is
stimulated to action: a single applica
tinn will drive out the Dain. Sloan s
t is clean, convenient and
rV-lv effective, it does not stain the
slHn nr clocr the Dores. Get a bottle
today at your druggist, 25c.
There will be a meeting of all those
farmers interested in the matter of
nvo-nnizine' a local loan association
under the rural credit act. At tnis
meeting the matter will be fully ex explained
plained explained and an organization perfect
ed. All farmers requested to meet
with us at the Ocala Seed Store in
Ocala, Fla., at 2 o'clock p. m.f Dec.
28th, 1916. W. D. Cam.
19-3td-wlt F. W. Ditto.
lis now a universally acknowledged necessity. No business man, is
prepared to meet the daily affairs of his, business if he is not pro protected
tected protected with
We represent not only the best fire insurance companies, but S
also the highest class INDEMNITY AND BONDING concerns in g
the world. Talk is over with us. H
D.W.DAVIS, HowlrNBik! OGALA, FLA. S
TME WINPSOK HOTEL
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An immense line of Merschaum
pipes especially for holiday gifts at
ih rVmrt. Pharmacv. tx
m the Heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every modern convenience in each room. Dining room service if
second to none.
RATES From $J50 per day per person to $6.00.
ROBERT M. MEYER,
J. E. KAVANAUGH
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OCALA EVENING STAR. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28, 1916
Mr. Louis N. Long is
heme today from Tampa.
Prescriptions left here are COR CORRECTLY
RECTLY CORRECTLY FILLED and promptly de delivered.
livered. delivered. The Court Pharmacy. 22-tf
Mr. R. S. Hall is a business visitor
to Tampa today.
We are giving in our prescription
department the same prompt and ac accurate
curate accurate service that has always been
marked as the leading drug store.
The Court Pharmacy. tf
Mr. Geo. L. Gee, who has been on
the night shift at the Ocala House
cafe during the absence of Mr. Tem Temple,
ple, Temple, has returned to his home in Jack Jacksonville.
Mr. C. C. Balkcom has returned
from his vir;it to Georgia.
13 lbs. sucrar for $1 with one dol dollar's
lar's dollar's worth of other groceries on Sat Saturday
urday Saturday and Monday. Smith Grocery Co
Crane's and other high class writ writing
ing writing paper in boxes or by the pound
with envelopes to match. A gift that
will be appreciated ty everyone. The
Court Pharmacy. tf
Mr. T. I. Arnold has returned from
his Christmas visit to Jacksonville.
Thermos Bottles and fillers at
Cerig's Drug Store at the standard
13 lbs. sugar ior $1 with one dol dollar's
lar's dollar's worth of other groceries on Sat Saturday
urday Saturday and Monday. Smith Grocery Co.
Mr. F. W. Ellison of Woodcliff,
Ga., who is spending a couple of
weeks with relatives at his former
home in Anthony, paid the Star an
appreciated call today.
We do all kinds of hemstitching
and guarantee our work. We solicit
your patronage. Singer Sewing Ma Machine
chine Machine Co., 205 E. Main street, Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, Fla. 22-6t
A few baskets left at Gerig's Drug
Store. Better come quick if you want
one. y tf
Mr. John Heintz, the -florist, has
been ill with fever, malaria and neu neuralgia
ralgia neuralgia for the past three weeks, most
of the time in bed. He was sitting up
this morning, but by no means well,
when a friend from the Star office
called on him in his cottage at the
. 13 lbs. sugar for $1 with one dol dollar's
lar's dollar's worth of other groceries on Sat Saturday
urday Saturday and Monday. Smith Grocery Co.
Mr. Emil Liljenfors1 of Mound, Min Minnesota,
nesota, Minnesota, made the Star office a busi business
ness business call today, and says he has de decided
cided decided to spend the winter here. He
renewed his allegiance to Marion's
leading newspaper for another year.
"The Right Direction," in which
Vivian Martin appeared, at the Tem Temple
ple Temple last, night, was a very pretty pic picture
ture picture story and held the pleased inter interest
est interest of all who saw it. As Coburn's
minstrels will be at the Temple to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow evening, the Friday program
is being given today, an installment
of "Peg o' the Ring" and "Bathtub
Perils," a Triangle Keystone comedy.
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( "mr t"" 'i--- '-nuMtt iT'iiwrnHMiii n 4tu ,w, ini.IMi
Temple Theater To-Morrdw Night
SAVE YOUR WASTE
GREASE AND TALLOW
Anything that you have that is
suitable to make into soap. Call or
on write W. L. Colbert, Ocala, Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. 12-29-wSm
CARD OF THANKS
We extend our thanks to those
who so willingly helped and sympa sympathized
thized sympathized with us during the recent ill illness
ness illness and death of our husband and
father, W. R. Dreher.
Mrs. W. R. Dreher.
. Willie Dreher.
- Ruth Dreher.
On and after January lf 1917, the
Marsh meat market will be moved to
the Wallis building, two doors further
south, on Main street. 21-6t
1 Mr. Bernard Blair, who has been in
Tax Collector Colbert's office for the
last year and a half, has accepted a
position with the Ocala National
Bank. Mr. Blair is a highly intelli intelligent
gent intelligent and reliable young man, and if
he remains in the banking business,
may be as big a man as Morgan some
W. .K. Lane, 31. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Symphony Lawn stationery to be
hac only at Gerig's Ding Store.
There's none better made. tf
Blitchton, Dec. 28. Mr. and Mrs.
B. A. Hammons of Seville are guests
of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hammons this
Mr. Loonis Blitch and Mr. L. P.
Irvin, members of the faculty of Co Columbia
lumbia Columbia College at Lake City, are
spending the holidays here.
Misses Mamie and Lula Lynn oi
Tampa are guests of their parents
The Baptist Sunday school gave a
Christmas-program and tree at the
church Christmas night, which were
greatly enjoyed by all. The tree was
valued at $300.
Mrs. J. J. Harriss was called to
Seville Monday on account of the ser serious
ious serious illness of her father.
Mrs. Mattie Harney of Ocala was
the charming guest of Mrs. R. A.
Jordan the past week.
Dr. and Mrs. J. L. Davis and Miss
Mamie Fant of Ocala and Mr. John
Triplett of 'Chester,, S. C., were
guests-of Dr. and Mrs. S. H. Blitcn
Mr. Harry McCully of Berlin was
a Sunday visitor.
Mayor J. D. Robertson.
City Clerk and Assessor H. C
Sistrunk. ; V
Tax Collector and Treasurer W.
City Attorney F. R. Hocker.
City Physician Dr. H. F. Watt.
City Marshal R. L. Carter.
Chief Fire Department H. S.
Superintendent' Street, Depart DepartmentRobert
mentRobert DepartmentRobert Marsh. v
Sanitary Inspector G. W. Cleve Cleveland.
land. Cleveland. Superintendent Light and Water
Department J. C. Caldwell. v
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LAKE WEIR YACHT CLUB
The regular Thursday teas will be
gin Dec. 28th, 2:30 to 4:30 p. m. Miss
Pedrick and Mrs. Wilsey will serve.
Saturday night dances will begin
Dec. 30, 7:30 p. to continue until
Lake Kerr, Dec. 25. A motoring
party consisting of Mrs. D. B. Ed Edmonds
monds Edmonds of Providence, R. I., Miss Car Caroline
oline Caroline Cutler of Hampton Beach, N. H.,
and Mr. Moses W. Brown were sight sightseeing
seeing sightseeing in Eureka on Tuesday.
A collection was taken up in the
Sunday school here Sunday for the
benefit of the Christian Herald's
widows and orphans relief fund.
Rev. Boatwright and Mr. Fletcher
Smiley went to Fort Gates on Friday
night, the latter leaving for DeLand
to join his family for Christmas.
Mr. and Mrs. George Smiley and
Mrs. F. H. Hand of Kalamazoo, Mich.,
by special invitation were visitors at
the Nprwalk school on Friday after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. A most pleasing Christmas
program of singing and recitation 5 by
the seven pupils, the oldest ten years
of age, was enjoyed. It was followed
by a Christmas tree loaded with gifts
for all present. Miss Read rendered
several recitations. All the parents
of the children were present, making
the occasion one long to be remember
ed. Following the entertainment Mr.
and Mrs. Smiley and Mrs. Read were
most delightfully entertained at the
pleasant home ofTVIr. and Mrs. Joseph
Rauche, to assist the latter in cele
brating ner birtnday anniversary,
which occurred the day previous. A
dainty luncheon was served. Several
fine selections upon the Victrola were
enjoyed. The guests received some
beautiful Christmas gifts of embroid
ery, the work of the hostess, as souve
nirs of the happy occasion. The home
was artistically decorated with holly
and Christmas greens. Mrs. Rauche
was assisted in serving by the teach
er, Miss Hanna.
Miss Myrtle Hicks remains a shut
in from severe indisposition.
Christmas festivities are the order
of the day in this locality.
Rev. Boatwright has a machine, a
There are not cottages enough here
to supply the demand at the present
Mr. Richard Kellogg did not for
get his friends and acquaintances here
"just before Christmas," a fine fish
dinner all along the line on Sunday
testifying to the fact.
The oldest reporter in the state of
Michigan, both in years and exper
ience, is spending the season at this
delightful resort. Four score years
is not so old, but that life is still
worth living in her opinion especially
when the fishing is fine.
Mr. John- Hicks was a visitor at
Fort McCoy on Saturday.
Ruth lived In the country. On awak awakening
ening awakening one cold morning she asked for
a drink of water, and her mamma told
her she would have to wait awhile, for
the pump hadfrozen during the night.
She then asked for a drink of milk, and
upon being told there was .no milk
either quickly replied : "What's the
matter, did the cow freeze up, too?"
Inactivity Causes Constipation
Lack of exercise in the winter is a
frequent cause of constipation. You
feel heavy, dull and listless, your com complexion
plexion complexion is sallow and pimply, and en energy
ergy energy at low ebb. Clean nip this con condition
dition condition at once with Dr. King's New
Life Pills, a mild laxative that re relieves
lieves relieves the congested intestines with without
out without griping. A dose before retiring
will assure you a full and easy move movement
ment movement in the morning. 25 cents at
your druggist. 2
Proper, Use of Wealth. t
To acquire great wealth shov great
vigor, to keep It requires great wis wisdom,
dom, wisdom, and to use it well Is a virtue and
WANTED Woman (white or color colored)
ed) colored) to do general housework several
miles in the country. Apply at Car Carter's
ter's Carter's Bakery, Ocala, Fla. v 16-tf
FOR RENT Eight-room house on
Adams and Daugherty streets; all
modern conveniences. Exceptionally
desirable neighborhood. Apply to A.
G. Gates, Ocala, Fla. 9-tf
WANTED I pay cash foi! all kinds
of second hand flour, sugar, apple,
oil and half barrels. Drop me a pos postal
tal postal stating what you have and where
and I will come and get them. C. Y.
Miller, 124 South 10th street, Ocala,
WANTED One thousand cords of 4 4-foot
foot 4-foot pine wood. Apply to Electric
Light Department, Ocala, Fla. 6-tf.
MONEY TO LEND If you want
some, call and see me. Will lend in
sums from $300 to $5,000 on first
mortgage on improved city property.
Laurie T. Izlar, Ocala. 27-tf
ROOMS FOR RENT Three unfur unfurnished
nished unfurnished rooms on second floor, in good
neighborhood. Apply to Mrs. J. B.
Mozingo, 219 Anthony road. 26-6t
Iclver ?& lacEay
UNDERTAKERS and E5IM151ERS
PHONES 47. 104,. 305
BATTLES III PEAKS
ALPS COULD TELL STORY THAT
Mountain Ranges the Scene of Many
Historic Encounters Passes Trav Traversed
ersed Traversed by Soldiers Thousands
of Years Ago.
If the rugged peaks of the Alps
could tell their story, there would be
many a thrilling and. warlike incident
to relate; but none so strange as the
ones enacted between the Austria ns
and the Italians in these mountainous
regions. The Italians are absolutely
at home in the mountains, and the
Austrians are using every invention of
science to counteract this advantage.
All the parapets on the steep roads,
where summer tourists were wont to
motor, have been demolished, and
beautiful pine forests have been swept
away, so that nothing shall obstruct
the artilleryl Large areas have been
mined, and by pressing a button the
Austrians can hurl an avalanche of
rocks and bowlders on to the heads cf
the advancing Italians or blow up the
roads beneath their feet.
xFrom the Cottian chain, marking the
boundary of France In the west, to
the Carnic and Julian Alps, north and
east of the Adriatic in Austria, there
are generally a thousand passes and
routes of more or less ncte, nearly all
traversed by practicable roads, and
some shortened by railroad tunnels.
Over these roads armies marched to
battle over two thousand years ago.
Mont Cenis pass may have teen Han Hannibal's
nibal's Hannibal's route when, in the year 218
B. C, the Carthaginian conqueror in invaded
vaded invaded Italy with a large army, half of
which he lost amidst the Alpine snows.
The conquest of some Alpine tribes
by Augustus ; the desultory warfare of
Teutonic and Frankish hordes in the
fifth and sixth centuries, and the in increasing
creasing increasing sanguinary strife of Swiss
"confederates" 'and Austrian oppres oppressors,
sors, oppressors, which lasted from the breaking up
of the Carolingian empire, in the tenth
and eleventh centuries, until the crys crystallization
tallization crystallization of the Helvetic republic by
Napoleon -Bonaparte's- act of media media-ation
ation media-ation in 1S03 all these fill the chron chronicles
icles chronicles and make nearly every practi practicable
cable practicable foot of Swiss territory heroic
When Napoleon entered Italy he
crossed the Alps with an army of
30,000 by the Great St. Bernard pass.
May 15-21, 1809. Later he constructed
the great military road over the Sim Sim-plon
plon Sim-plon pass, from Brieg, in Switzerland,
to Domodossola, la Italy, and thence
The Silver Lining.
Not long ago a clergyman, in the
course of ministrations among the poor
of a large-town, called on an old lad)
who had been bedridden for some
"Well, Mrs. Davies," he said, '2nd
how are you today?"
"Oh, I'm pretty well, thank you,"
was the cheerful answer. ..
"Ah, that's right," responded the
clergyman, sympathetically. "I -hardly
expected to find you to be in such good
spirits, considering your affliction. -I
was afraid I should find you down downhearted."
hearted." downhearted." "No, no, sir !" she cried, interrupting
him. "No, no, indeed, sir. I've much
to be thankful for, I have. Why, only
the other night, when that house 'just
opposite was on fire, I couldn't help
thinking of all the poor people crush crushing
ing crushing each other in the street, and many
of them not getting a sight of the fire
at all, while here was I, all nice and
comfortably in bed, and I could see it
beautifully through my window with without
out without even turning ever! Oh, no, I've
a lot to be thankful for."
An American who has been doing am ambulance
bulance ambulance duty in France pretty close to
the fighting line was working near an another
other another American one particularly diffi difficult
cult difficult day. This friend was mild-mannered
and mild-spoken, tut as a
French linguist, he belonged to a class
that wouId never be called for. active
Their post was at a crossroads
when the German artillery perversely
began searching the neighborhood with
shells. A high explosive shell dropped
almost upon them; the friend was
bowled ever, eyes and mouth full of
dirt. He stood up uncertainly.
"Whew," he remarked with empha emphasis,
sis, emphasis, "if I just knew the French for
Bon Dieu, I'd say it"
Ethel Has Tom proposed yet,
Maud No, not exactly.
.Ethel Not exactly! What do you
Maud Well,; you know, he always
used to knock when he came to our
house to visit me. Well, last night he
came with a ring.
A Wise Omission.
Luckily the following places were
cot included in General Pershing's
"They're still very much in love with
"Yes, when she's away she writes let letters
ters letters to him whe-tfier she needs money
or not." Detroit Free Press.
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back, you are in for a cold. A timely
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The antiseptic qualities kill the germ
and the congested condition is reliev relieved.
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chronic bronchial affections quickly
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DAY MEANT FOR MEDITATION
At Thanksgiving Time One Should
Weigh His Motives and Ability to
Help His Fellow Men.
The true meaning of a national
Thanksgiving day is often misunder misunderstood.
stood. misunderstood. To some it is merely a day for
bagging a few quails, squirrels, or oth other
er other wild game. To others it is a day to
indulge in some recreation and enjoy
a square meaL To some It. is a day
for recounting our materiaTgain over
our less fortunate brothers during the
fleeting year. There are other various
notions as to the real purpose of a
Thanksgiving day each year.
Whatever may be the ideal purpose
of a real Thanksgiving day, it should
be one as full as possible of good
cheer, but to employ the day in re recounting
counting recounting our material achievements achievements-gains
gains achievements-gains and losses is a sin with th
blackest kind of complexion. The true
meaning of Thanksgiving means no
jnore than the duty which each indi individual
vidual individual owes to the Creator every day
in the year. It Is a day when each
person should weigh his motives along
with his ability to help his fellow man
in his own individual way, and to re return
turn return thanks for not only the goodness
which has befallen him, but to pledge
with it an effort to strive to be a great greater
er greater blessing to the community in which
he lives, than any previous year. Ex
The Best Blessing.
We need to be on our guard at the
Thanksgiving season against an ex exaggeration
aggeration exaggeration of the importance of mere merely
ly merely material benefits. A big yield of
corn or wheat is not to be compared
in weighing our national blessings,
with an awakened public 'conscience.
Added material comforts in the home
are Insignificant alongside of a new
sympathy and, understanding between
the different' members of the family.
It is well to thank God for bountiful
harvests and comfortable homes, but
let our best gratitude be kept for the
higher things, the blessings of the
Painful Coughs Relieved
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Mrs. Hugh Cook, Scottsville, N. Y.,
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Chamberlain's Tablets are excellent
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