The Ocala evening star

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

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Fair tonight; Tuesday scattered
showers and thunderstorms.
VOL.23, NO. 195.




Fighting Confined to Unimportant
Action Along the West Western
ern Western Front

(Associated Press)
With the exception of spirited but
small actions on the Aisne front and
in the Champagne, it was compara comparatively
tively comparatively quiet on the western fronts
last night and today. The British
statement says that nothing import- j
ant occurred on the Flanders front.
The Germans maintained active artil artillery
lery artillery work near Ailles and then tried
to re-take the trenches they lost Sat Saturday,
urday, Saturday, but failed. The French also
held back the Teutons east of Rheims.
London, Aug. 13. Two German air airplanes
planes airplanes which yesterday raided the
southeast English coast were destroy destroyed
ed destroyed by naval airplanes, it is officially
Alexandria, Aug. 13. The govern government
ment government has purchased the 1917-18 cot cotton
ton cotton seed crop of Egypt.
" Berlin, Aug. 13. The municipal
food bureau at Strassburg announces
that newly married couples are en entitled
titled entitled to draw double the amount of
food indicated on food cards. This
privilege will be extended for six
London, Aug. 13. Andrew Bonar
law, the government spokesman in
the house of commons, stated before
that body today that the government
has decided not to grant permission
to British delegates to attend the
t Stockholm conference.
Five Americans are prisoners
aboard a German submarine, the Na Navy
vy Navy Department believes. Four of
these probably are the first prisoners
of the American fighting force taken
by the Germans.
The captain of the American steam steamer
er steamer Campana and four members of the
armed guard were taken from the
steamer when she was sunk by a Ger German
man German submarine August 6, 140 miles
west of He de .Re, off the coast of
Unfavorable weather again is ham ham-pering
pering ham-pering large scale operations in Flan Flanders,
ders, Flanders, but in Southern Moldavia the
desperate fighting between the Russo Russo-Rumanians
Rumanians Russo-Rumanians and the Teutons contin continues
ues continues with increasing ferocity.
Field Marshal von Mackensen is us
ing strong forces in an endeavor to
break through the Entente line to toward
ward toward the railroad junction of Tecut Tecut-chui.
chui. Tecut-chui. The Russians and Roumanians
are resisting valiantly the numerical numerically
ly numerically superior enemy, but have been
forced to give up, at least temporar temporarily,
ily, temporarily, their positions along the railroad
line north of Fokshani.
A Russo-Roumanian retirement to
the villages of Marasechti and Funtz Funtz-ent,
ent, Funtz-ent, on the Sereth river, is reported
by Petrograd. In counter attacks,
preceding their retreat, the Russians
and Roumanians took 1,200 German
prisoners. Berlin says Von Macken Macken-sen's
sen's Macken-sen's troops withstood strong attacks
and captured more than 6,700 prison prisoners,
ers, prisoners, as well as eighteen cannon and
sixty-ons machine guns.
Around Onca, west of Fokshani and
near the Transylvania border, there
has been intense fighting with the
Teutons forcing a Roumanian retire retirement
ment retirement to the northward. As a counter
move to the Teutonic offensive the
Russians have assumed the initiative
in an attack at the confluence of the
Buzcu and Sereth rivers, southeast of
Fokshani and in the region of Galatz.
Part of the Teuton positions were
captured by the Russians, who also
took some prisoners, four cannon and
eight machine guns. Elsewhere on
the eastern front, in Northern Rou Rou-mania,
mania, Rou-mania, in Bukowina and on the Russo Russo-Galician
Galician Russo-Galician frontier, there has been no
marked activity.
The weather was wet and stormy in
Flanders Saturday night and early
Sunday and there was little infantry
activity, but the artillery firing com
tinues to be most intense. In an iso isolated
lated isolated action north of Lens the British
gained possession of a German crater.
Berlin reports the repulse of French
attacks in the region of Cerny.

A good Ford touring car, equipped
with Gray & Davis starter, brand new
times, one man top, seat covers, etc.,
for sale cheap. The Maxwell Agency,
Ocala, Fla. 13-tf
Star ads. are business builders.

Local Board of Exemptions Excuse
the Following From Military
The local board of exemptions con consisting
sisting consisting of Sheriff Galoway, Clerk Nu Nugent,
gent, Nugent, Drs. Dozier and Lindner and
Secretary Trammell, with County
Judge Smith representing the govern government,
ment, government, is setting in daily sessions at
the postoffice until Marion County's
quota of 143 men to the national ar army
my army is made up. Up to noon today,
they had made the following report:
Tc the District Board, Southern Dis District
trict District of Florida, Tampa, Fla:
The Local Board for the County of
Marion, State of Florida, Ocala, Fla.,
hereby certifies to District Board for
the Southern District of Florida the
following list of names of persons and
their addresses who have been duly
and legally called by said Local Board
fcr the military service of the United
States and who have been, by said
board, exempted or discharged within
the meaningof the rules and regula regulations
tions regulations prescribed by the President un under
der under the act of congress approved May
18th, 1917.
458 W. C. Strickland, GaiteK
1572 Fred L. Calvin, Micanopy.
1748 John R. Lake, Sparr.
107 M. B. Sims, Anthony.
692 T. P. Ward, Kendrick.
810 Arthur Waters, Morriston.
1682 J. W. Brown, Alachua.

1763 D. S. Scroggie, Summerfield.
420 Anderson Taylor, Martin.
1178 John M. Clifton, Ocala.
1236 Roy L: Smoak, Ocala.
927 Henry Harrison, Reddick.
1322 Wiley Allen Monroe, Ocala.
1103 William U. Norwood, Ocala.
772 Cleaveland Dorsey, Williston.
379 Anthony Harkey, Ocklawaha.
1673 Press Woodard, Irvine.
343 II. J. Amacks, Lacota.
905 Harrison Riley, Reddick.
933 Davis Ford, Lowell.
1531 W. C. Grimes, Summerfield.
620 W. L. Robinson, Weirsdale.
1334 Sterling JM. Hooper, Ocala.
1570 Rossie Karris, Micanopy.
1276 Lonie Edwards, Ocala.
1132 Rufus A. Raines, Ocala.
1032 Earl C. Green, Ocala.
685 Gilbert McCray, Zuber.
1016 Lucius Potter, Ocala.
1430 Isaac N. Colclough, Ocala.
1358 Earnest Mayes, Ocala.
341 Claude Counts, Conner.
1007 C. P. Chazal, Ocala.
360 A. F. Tucker, Conner.
1217 William A. Stroud, Ocala.
488 C. L. Robbins, Micanopy.
356 Jake Ware, Lacota. i
900 Albert Waters, Reddick.
1617 C. W. Wiandt, Eureka.
1287 Albert M. Davis, Ocala.
1142 Charles Green, Ocala.
1765 J. W. Nelson, Belleview.
1722 Abraham James, Sparr.
345 Charley Hill, Selma, Ala.
1595 Wannie Moon, Romeo.
717 Ellis Johnson, Martel."
773 Josh Foster, Ocala.
(Associated Press?
A Pacific Port, Aug. 13. The Jap Japanese
anese Japanese mission to American arrived
today and was received by a represen representative
tative representative of the state department.
Navy Recruiting Station,
Room 211, Postoffice Building,
Ocala, Fla., Aug. 13, 1917.
Young colored men between the
ages of 18 and 35 for waiters in the
U. S. navy. Must bring first class
reference. Only healthy and clean
young men need apply. Pay, $37 to
$41 a month. Bring registration cer certificate
tificate certificate with you. For further infor information
mation information apply at this office.
There is an urgent need of machin machinists,
ists, machinists, firemen and musicians. Machin Machinist
ist Machinist pay $52 to $83 a month for first
enlistment; musicians pay $41 to $83,
and fireman's pay to start with $36.20.
Men, how is the time to enlist. Fur Further
ther Further information can be had by call calling
ing calling or writing this office.
Wm. B. Schlereth,
Commissary Steward, U. S. N.
Company A drilled all over town
this morning, and finally wound up at
the ball park, where they conferred
with Mr. J. J. Gerig and others about
a ball game to be pulled off Thursday
afternoon, the 23rd. It is intended to
organize two teams,, one from among
the soldiers and the other from among
the best ball players of the city. It
will be some game. Receipts to go to
the company fund. Whoop it up.
Mr. Kurtz Wallace, who was with
Hubbard & McDuff several years ago,
but is now vith a big auto accessories
house in Tampa, was in town today,
visiting his old friends. While Kurtz
was talking with the folks in the Star
office, mess call sounded and Company
A filed by on its way. to the grub hall.
Kurtz has been in the "melish," and
he declared mess call was the sweet sweetest
est sweetest music of war.
" 5
Harmony Glycerin Soap is still
15c the cake. No advance on it as
yet. Better buy' now. Gerig's Drug
Store. tf.

Passengers on Board City of Athens
When She Struck a Mine Off
Cape Town

(Associated Press)
Washington, Aug. 13. Five Amer American
ican American passengers were lost when the
British steamer City of Athens
struck a mine and sunk near Cape
Town August 10th. Ten other pas passengers
sengers passengers and four of the crew were
lost, a dispatch to the state depart department
ment department says.
Small Hope Among the Natives that
Any of Them Will Survive
the Summer
(Associated Press)
Cairo, July 20. (By Mail). The
situation in Palestine this summer is
the most serious since the war began.
A scheme for looting Jerusalem is be being
ing being executed and throughout the
countryside the Turks have embarked
on a calculated policy of plundering
and killing natives so if forced to re retire
tire retire they will leave behind a desert.
The only hope is that the British may
soon drive out the Turks.
Post Ocala, Ocala, Fla., Aug. 13.
Officer guard Lt. R. L. Marsh.
Musician guard Bugler Colley.
Sergeant Sgt. Jas. L. Leitner.
First Relief
Corporal Jos. M. Cureton.
Private J. D. Adams.
Private Manning Bowman.
Private Guy Bradford.
Sup. R. S. Bullock.
Second Relief
Corporal Dave N. Brown.
Private Marion Bray.
Private Geo. F. Coulson.
Private Dave Carram.
Sup. Albert Berry.
Third Relief
Corporal H. Bradford;
Private Willard Caruthers.
Private John B. Colley.
Private Len G. Gallant.
Sup. John T. Boon.
Charge quarters Sgt. Thompson.
We the boys of Co. A wish to ex
press our thanks and appreciation to
the ladies for many courtesies shown
us, especially the good ice water-
while out on our drills.
Boys of Co. A.
Trains of the Atlantic Coast Line
will arrive and depart in Ocala at the
following times:
No. 10, Leesburg to Jacksonville,
5:40 a. m.
No. 151, Ocala to Wilcox, Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, 6:10 a. m.
No. 35, Ocala to Lakeland (Sunny-
Jim), Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, 6:40 a. m.
No. 141, Wilcox, Gainesville and
Palatka to Ocala, 11:15 a. m.
No. 40, St. Petersburg to Jackson
ville, 12:54-1:14 p. m.
No. 48, Homosassa to Ocala, 1:05
p. m.
No. 49, Ocala to Homosassa, 2:25
p. m.
No. 39, Jacksonville to St. Peters Petersburg,
burg, Petersburg, 2:36-2:40 p. m.
No. 140, Ocala to Palatka, Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville and Wilcox, 4:10 p. m.
No. 9, Jacksonville to Leesburg,
9:05 p. m.
No. 32, Lakeland to Ocalu (Sunny (Sunny-Jim),
Jim), (Sunny-Jim), Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, 9:PO p. m.
No. 9 Leaves Jacksonville 1:20 p.
m.; Ocala 4:15 p. m. Arrives Tampa,
7:35 p. m.
No. 1 Leaves Jacksonville 9:30 p.
m.; Ocala, 1:45 a. m. Arrives St. Pe
tersburg, 7:45 a. m.
No. 3 Leaves Jacksonville 9:30 a.
m.; Ocala, 12:59 p. m.
No. 10 Leaves Tampa at 1 p. m.;
Ocala, 4:15 p. m. Arrives Jackson
ville, 7:15 p. m.
No. 2 Leaves Tampa 9 p. m.;
Ocala, 1:55 a. m. Arrives Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, 6:45 a. m,
No. 4 Leaves Tampa, 9:10 a. m.;
arrive Ocala 1:10 p. m.; arrive Jack Jack-Advertise
Advertise Jack-Advertise in the Star.



Try to Give Them a Good Time at
Silver Springs Next Thurs Thurs-day
day Thurs-day Afternoon
Everybody the Star has consulted
about a picnic for the members of
Company A at Silver Springs next
Thursday afternoon highly approves
of the idea, and many have promised
to help.
All needed is autoes to carry the
men to the springs and return, and
plenty of good things to feed them on
while there. The plan is for autoes
to assemble at the armory at 4 p. m.
to take the young men out. All who
will contribute the use of their cars
please phone Mr. W. T. Gary.
All who will help with the supper
please phone to Mrs. R. A. Burford.
Get busy!

Notorious Bandit and Villa's Lieuten Lieutenant
ant Lieutenant was Killed Near
Casas Grandes
(Associated Press)
Juarez, Aug. 13. Jose Ynez Sal Sal-azar,
azar, Sal-azar, revolutionary leader and former
chief on Pancho Villa's staff, was shot
and killed at the. Nogales ranch near
Ascencion Thursday. Americans ar arriving
riving arriving from Casas Grandes said that
Salazar was killed by a band of home
guards organized to protect the Casas
Grandes-Ascencion district.
Dr. H. C. Dozier will meet, with the
Boy Scouts in the lecture room of the
library Tuesday evening at 7:30 and
deliver a lecture on bandages. A full
attendance of the scouts is requested.
All scouts will come prepared to pay
Treasurer .Phillips the dues for Au August.
gust. August. Every patrol leader is asked to
see that every member of his patrol
is present.
For those who wish to draw upon
themselves and families the blessings
of heaven, the church appoints the
eve of the feast of the assumption of
the Blessed Mother, as a day of fast
and abstinence, preparatory to the
great solemnity of "the assumption,"
which will occur on the 15th inst at
the Catholic church at 10 a. m. and at
5 p. m.
Mighty Sirius.
That person who knows nothing else
of the starry universe knows that of
the "fixed" stars Sirius, of Canls Ma Major,
jor, Major, is to us by far the most brilliant.
We owe the dazzle of Sirius to the
fact that it is one of our nearest solar
neighbors, its distance being only about
50,000,000,000,000 smiles. Yet if seen
from the same distance as our sun it
would be thirty times as bright. It is
held by some astronomers that it in influences
fluences influences to some extent our solar sys system
tem system and that we and some of the stars
nearest to us are a group of which
Sirius may be the chief. Pittsburgh
Emptying a Bottle.
Water or any other liquid cannot
flow from a bottle in a steady stream
because until the bottle is empty there
is a continuous struggle between tbe
tendency of the liquid to fall from the
bottle and the rushing of the air to get
in. When a full lxttle without a cork
is turned upside down there will be an
alternate realization of two operations,
the liquid to follow the attraction of
gravitation and the air to obey its nat natural
ural natural impulse to fill a void. Exchange.
The description of a suit case as
something that in a railroad car cannot
be placed in the aisle near you, in the
rack above you or in the seat beside
you is not altogether complete, because
it can be, and very frequently is, placed
on the feet of the passenger next you.
Christian Science Monitor.
Early Iowa Newspaper.
The Iowa State Historical society
possesses a library in excessof 22,000
volumes. One of its. rare possessions
is the complete files of some of the
early Iowa newspapers. These are re regarded
garded regarded as invaluable. Magazine of
American History. Rebuke.
They had just finished their first
quarrel, subsequently to the" honey honeymoon,
moon, honeymoon, and she was in tears.
"If," she sobbed "if you had had the
tiniest spark of love for me you would
never have married me!" Chicago

"I hear Jones died from a single
"What hit him?"
"No one. He blew out the gas." Hli-
ruAa Siren.
Do you read the "unclassified" ads?

Nobody Outside of Germany, How However,
ever, However, Believes Anything Its
Government Says

(Associated Press)
Berlin, Aug. 13. A semi-official
paper, the. Nordeutsche Algemeine
Zeitung, denies the existence of a tel telegram
egram telegram alleged by James W. Gerard,
former United States ambassador to
Germany, to have been sent by Em Emperor
peror Emperor William to President Wilson in
August, 1914, when the emperor is
quoted as having said Belgium's neu neutrality
trality neutrality "had to be violated by Ger Germany
many Germany for strategical grounds." The
alleged telegram, which has reached
Berlin via Switzerland, has the em emperor
peror emperor saying that King George sent
him word through the emperor's
brother, Prince Henry, that England
would remain neutral if war broke
out on the continent involving Ger Germany,
many, Germany, France, Austria and Russia.
Two Very Good Branches of the Ser Service
vice Service Again Open for
War Department, Aug. 13.
Two thousand men are wanted im immediately
mediately immediately for the quartermastei
corps of the national army. This is
the first time this branch of the ser service
vice service has been open for enlistment in
several months, and those desiring
service of this nature should apply at
once, as this opportunity will be open
for a short time only. Clerks, cooks,
buglers, mechanics, etc., are urgently
urged to enlist in this corps.
The field artillery is again open for
enlistment for 40 men from the state
of Florida. This is a very good branch
of the service and promotion is fast.
Those desiring this branch of service
should enlist immediately, owing to
the small number to be accepted
Registration is no bar to enlistment.
Any man who has not been notified to
appear for physical examination by
the examining board may volunteer.
Apply to the nearest recruiting sta station
tion station for enlistment.
The Tobacco Habit.
If a man who uses tobacco will give
it up for one day each week he will
keep himself from becoming a "tobacco
fiend." This is the advice of a well
known doctor, who says that quite a
number of men, including himself, have
adopted this plan.
"By leaving off tobacco for one day a
week you give your system time to get
rid of the effects of the drug," he said.
"You will then enjoy your tobacco far
more, too, because you have become
unaccustomed to the flavor, and it is
therefore more enjoyable when you re resume
sume resume smoking.
"The effect of tobacco is a general
sedative action on the nervous system,
.which diminishes the power of taste
and smeJL That is why tea tasters sel seldom
dom seldom or never smoke.
"Leave it off for a day and the sense
of taste recovers. Not only that, but
leaving off tobacco for one day volunta voluntarily
rily voluntarily breaks the tobacco habit, exercises
the self control and prevents one from
becoming a slave to the habit."
Mystery of Bird Flight.
A curious fact concerning birds is
that the tip of the whig moves at prac practically
tically practically the same speed in every species.
This is 650 feet per minute, or nearly
seven and a half miles per hour.
Whether it is the tiny wren or the huge
stork, the rule holds good, and even the
bee comes within it. Thus the bee has
a wing only a quarter of an inch long,
the sparrow's wing is four inches and
the stork's twenty-seven. But the bee's
wing beats 11,400 times in a minute,
the sparrow's 720 and the siork's only
105 times. If you multiply together the
length of the wing and the number of
beats you will get almost exactly the
same result in the three cases namely,
stork, 2,835; bee, 2,850; sparrow, 2,880.
But if ever a machine is made to fly
like a bird it will have to develop far
more energy than these figures stand
i for. A bird"s energy of flight is not so
! great, as is supposed. Although such
! skillful fliers when aloft, many birds
cannot rise from level ground. London
j Answers.
Toll of the Garbage Can.
We hear a great deal of complain-
i ing, far and near, about the high cost
of living.
1 It has been statistically estimated
! that if only one slice of bread was
i wasted by one family every day the
i aeereerate weight of this wasted bread
! would equal 025,000 pounds and would
! cost approximately $45,000.
! Just think of that! Forty-five thou
sand dollars' worth of bread alone wast
ed in one day. And that does not in
elude the other odds and ends that are
dallv dumped into the garbage pail.
No woman with an iota of intelli
gence and a speck of moral conscience
will waste unnecessarily food of any
No matter what her circumstances
may be. whether rich or poor, she has
absolutely no right to do so. New

York Telegram.

Men Whose Religion Prevents Their
Aiding in the Defense of
Their Country

(Associated Press)
Washington, Aug. 13. Religious
objectors have been assigned a defi definite
nite definite place in the new national army,
by orders of the provost marshal gen general.
eral. general. They will be sent to the mob mobilization
ilization mobilization camps and given work de declared
clared declared by the president to be non non-combatant.
combatant. non-combatant. Just what this work will
be is not known, but there is much of
such work in any military organiza organiza-tion.
tion. organiza-tion. Army clerks are to wear reg regulation
ulation regulation uniform with distinguishing
Government Requests Them to be
Very Conservative in their
Use of Gasoline
(Associated Press)
Washington, Aug. 13. A warning
of the possibility of drastic govern government
ment government action against the excessive use
of gasoline for pleasure riding has
been issued by Director Manning of
the bureau of mines. The director
suggests that joy riding cease and
that the man who takes his family
out Sunday for a pleasure ride cut
down mileage. Director Manning
says the warning does not mean that
owners should lay up their cars, but
asks for co-operation of all classes of
automobilists in saving gasoline.
Bunch of Scoundrels Have Been Run
to Earth in New York
(Associated Press)
New York, Aug. 13. Louis Cherry
and Dr. Samuel Bernfield were today
removed as members of a local ex exemption
emption exemption board on a charge of conspir conspiracy
acy conspiracy for pay to exempt draft eligibles.
Both waived examination and gave
bail in the sum of $5,000. Kalman
Gruher, accused of a part in the plan,
was placed under $500 bail.
Use of Bacon Drippings.
Bacon drippings make splendid short shortening
ening shortening for light, flaky pie crust. It
takes just a little less of the drippings
than of ordinary lard or vegetable
shortening. Use it for shortening in
spice cake, gingerbread or any dark
cake and note the delicious flavor.
Spread rye bread with a thin layer
of the pure drippings and sprinkle a
little salt on it. Add to this a thin
slice of any salt meat and you will
have a delicious and highly nutritious
sandwich. The -European housewife
has long made use of such sandwiches
for the between meal snack for grow growing
ing growing boys and girls.
The Pygmy Hippopotamus.
One of the animals least known to
the outside world is the pygmy hippo hippopotamus
potamus hippopotamus of West Africa.
This animal is just what its name
impiies, a pygmy hippopotamus. It is
much smaller than the common hippo hippopotamus,
potamus, hippopotamus, being no larger than an ordi ordinary
nary ordinary or fair sized hog. It differs some somewhat
what somewhat from the common hippo in the
character of Its teeth, and instead of
spending its time in the rivers and
lakes in large herds it wanders about
through the jungles singly or in pairs,
much after the manner of swine in
search of mast. London Spectator.
Just the Time.
"No, I have never played bridge be before,"
fore," before," "So I should surmise," said the dis disgusted
gusted disgusted partner. "But how came you
to enter an important tournament like
"Oh, I thought It would be a good
time to learn." Louisville Courier.
All Wrong.
"Now, look here, Alice, I know every,
thing. You're been carrying on with
another man. I even know that his
name is Rupert."
"How ridiculous you are! First of
all, I haven't flirted with any one, and,
secondly, his name isn't Rupert- Pass Passing
ing Passing Show.
Profitable Writing.
"My writings bring in a lot of money
every month."
"Tiat so? I didn't know you were
an author."
"I'm not. I'm the man that makes
out the bills for our firm." Detroit
Free Press.
Trials of Authors.
"You do not know," Saint-Beuve
wrote to Georpe Sand, "what It is to
remain a whole day with your head
In your hands, squeezing your unfortu unfortunate
nate unfortunate brain to find a word."

Expected that Ninety Per Cent will
be in Service by First
of October

(Associated Press)
Washington, August 13. Provost
Marshal General Crowder today an announced
nounced announced that 30 per cent of the draft drafted
ed drafted men would be called to the colors
Sept. 5th, another 30 per cent Sept.
; 15th, the third 30 per cent Sept. 30th
and the remainder as soon thereafter
as possible.
Harold B. Swope will receive a
commission as captain in the coast ar artillery.
tillery. artillery. Roy Cappleman will receive
a commission as first lieutenant in the
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The members of Company A were
well pleased to be told that three of j
their comrades, who attended the of officers'
ficers' officers' school at Fort McPherson had
won commissions.
Of these, the first is Sergeant Jas.
J. Lawrence, of Jacksonville. He has
won the commission of first lieuten
ant of infantry.
The other two are Privates William
V. Allsop and Chandos W. McMullen.
Each has won the commission of a
second lieutenant in the quartermas quartermasters
ters quartermasters corps. Mr. Allsop belongs to the
Allsop family of Weirsdale and Mr.
McMullen is of Clearwater. He be became
came became known to the friends of the
Second Infantry all over the state by
his interesting letters to the Tampa
Times. All joined the company at
Black Point and went to the border
with it.
Black Point was a good school in it itself,
self, itself, and when backed, up by five
months of border duty made any good
man a competent soldier, so while the
members of Company A are pleased
they are not much surprised to learn
their comrades will wear shoulder
Ocala is learning to listen for the
bugle calls of Company A, and to like
them. Reveille makes a convenient
as well as a pretty alarm clock when
it rings out at 5:45 a. m., and as the
others sound at regular intervals dur during
ing during the day they are heard with great
interest. The most musical bugle
song in the twenty-four hours is
"taps," and in the week that the com company
pany company has been here many people have
formed the habit of going out on their
piazzas or leaning out of their win windows
dows windows at 10 p. m. to hear it. It can
be heard all over town almost as
clearly and much more prettily than
the courthouse clock.
Church Call
Sunday night, the bugle sounded a
note that has never, so far as we
know, been heard in Ocala before. It
was church call at 7:30 p. m. Going
to church is not obligatory on the
soldiers, but their officers generally
encourage them in so doing. The
church call is seldom sounded except
at regimental headquarters, and as
neither of the Florida regiments is
assembled it is possible that the call
was not heard anywhere in Florida
except in Ocala Sunday night
There was a good attendance of the
young soldiers at the different
churches Sunday evening.
They Will be Missed
All the bugle calls are musical, and
they will be much missed when the
company goes away.
A Short Day
One of our contemporaries, printed
in a town where a company is camp camped,
ed, camped, remarked in a recent edition: "It
makes one feel sad to hear reveille
sound at the armory at 9 o'clock
every night."
This touching sentiment has caused
a general laugh among the camps.
Some of the soldiers say that if they
could have reveille at 9 p. m. and taps
at 10, they would have a short and
easy day and could catch up with
some of their sleep.
In commenting on the Star's pre
diction that Ocala probably would not
have a home guard, the St. Peters Petersburg
burg Petersburg Independent says:
"And the Star should remember
that a military organization is vastly
preferable to a vigilance committee
which acts outside the law."
Editor Brown of the Independent is
generally so careful that we are sur-
prised at his making such a comment,
especially as he reprinted and must
have read the Star's remarks on the
subject. There is not the slightest
intention here of forming a vigilance
committee. The Star said there were
at least 500 citizens able and willing
to serve as deputies or special police,
and if they did so they would be as
much inside the law as regular sol soldiers,
diers, soldiers, let alone home guards.
Company A will miss Hugo Mcin Mcintosh,
tosh, Mcintosh, who is one of the successful ap applicants
plicants applicants for training at Fort Ogle Oglethorpe.
thorpe. Oglethorpe. Hugo was at the Fort in the
early summer of-last year, when the
national guard was mobilized, and re returned
turned returned at once to serve with the com company
pany company at Black Point and on the bor border.
der. border. He is a sergeant in the company
and one of its most dependable young
men, and it is a forgone conclusion
that he will obtain a commission.
Mr. Dewitt Griffin son of Mr. and
Mrs. A. R. Griffin of Anthony who
has been living in Tampa the past ten
years and who received his training
in the Exchange National Bank of
Tampa, is the new teller at the Mun Mun-roe
roe Mun-roe & Chambliss National Bank of

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this city. He is married and comes
to Ocala for permanent residence.
He knows a great many of the older
citizens of Marion county. Mr. Grif
fin and his family will be a welcome
addition to the business and social life
of the city. His brother, Mr. J. A.
Griffin, is recognized as one of the
most competent bankers of Tampa
and several receiverships and other
very important business matters have
been placed in his hands for settle settlement.
ment. settlement. AN EXCELLENT
The Star is informed by the Asso
ciated Press that all five of the young
men at Fort McPherson from Ocala
have made good records, and will re
ceive commissions on August 15.
Louis H. Chazal will be commis
sioned a second lieutenant in the in
fantry, and the three Anderson
brothers, Robert L., Edward Patillo
(Pat) and Leslie Samuel Anderson
anoTWesley Haralson Burford will re
ceive similar commissioners in the
field artillery.
Julius Brown, Roy B. Cappleman
and Harold B. Swope went to Fort
McPherson at the same time with the
previously named young men, but
were transferred to Washington,
Brown and Cappleman to the engin
eer corps and Swope to the coast ar
tillery. We have not heard how they
fared, but have little doubt that they
also won commissions.
'It's a high recommendation for our
little town to have jts young men do
so well.
The Tampa Tribune complains that
the press of Florida has made public
and political capital of the private af
fairs of Governor Catts and his fami
ly because so much has been said
about the governor's successful effort
to obtain the release of his brother-in-law,
Blake Campbell, from the fed federal
eral federal prison, where he was serving a
term for embezzlement. We beg to
inform the Tribune that it was Gov Gov-ernor
ernor Gov-ernor Catts who made it a public and
official action when he claimed undue
attention for his plea by his rather
silly letter to Attorney General Greg Gregory
ory Gregory threatening to run for president,
get elected and fire Gregory unless
that official helped to secure a pardon
for Campbell. St. Petersburg Times.
The Tribune's lack of consistency
is a laughable thing sometimes. If it
doesn't like a man, it makes no bones
of taking a shot at him from any
standpoint it finds convenient.
We have never blamed Gov. Catts
for trying to get his brother-in-law
out of the pen. We should have done
the same thing had we been in his
place. Bat we think the department
of justice jarred public sentiment
when it set Campbell free because he
was the brother-in-law of a governor.
It's not what we would expect under
a democratic admiinstration.
The Tribune is a good paper, but it
U not good enough to preach to the
other papers' of the state. If the peo people
ple people of Florida had known Catts had a
brother-in-law in the penitentiary
and that he would put an ex-whisky
drummer at the head of the state's
educational board, they would not
have elected him governor.
Mr. Morris Smith was in the city
from Jacksonville yesterday, on a
visit to his father, Dr. D. M. Smith.
Morris was one of the successful ap applicants
plicants applicants for admission to the second
series of officers 'training camps, and
expects to leave for Fort McPherson,
Aug. 27. The Star has no doubt that
he will win a commission.
Rev. H. Neidernhofer and family
had a shocking experience at their
home at Lowell Sunday afternoon.
The family, and some friends were
gathered in the house during the
heavy thunderstorm which was com comparatively
paratively comparatively slightly felt in Ocalaj
when lightning struck the house.
There was a blinding blaze and a
tremendous crash, and the house was
filled with smoke, but when the people
had time to feel of themselves and
ascertain they were not dead, they
found very little damage was done.
Splinters had been knocked out of
some of the wood work, and a little
negro servant had been either scared
or shocked half to death. He soon
recovered and the splinters and the
memory of the exciting experience
were all left of the incident.
' Messrs. R. A. Burford and R. L.
Anderson have returned from Jack Jacksonville,
sonville, Jacksonville, where they attended' the
meeting of the Florida Bar Associa Association
tion Association and heard the patriotic address
of Senator Chamberlain of Oregon.
Mr. Burford was elected a member of
the executive council and Mr. Ander
son for the fifth judicial circuit.
Judge William Hunter of Tampa was
elected president of the association.


(Collier's Weekly)
Tilings are not going well in Wash
ington. Everyone at the capital knows
this, even those who are to blame.
Much of the trouble was inevitable.
Commencing a war of this magnitude
with the machinery left by the Bryan Bryan-Daniels
Daniels Bryan-Daniels anti-preparedness league was
a. goou ueai line trying to move a
dreadnought with the engine of an
i j t i i
autoped." Trouble was to be ex
pected, but such a state of confusion
as has existed in some departments
was not in the imagination of anyone
who thinks "American efficiency" ex exists
ists exists outside of the domain of tavern
argument and Fourth-of-July oratory.
Many newspapers are silent. At
present it is not considered patriotic
to criticize the administration. It is
hard to select from the mass of in
efficiency piled up by the depart
ments specific instances of enough
importance in themselves to interest
a public that has not awakened to the
fatal seriousness of the war. It is
possible that it will not be until some
great calamity overtakes the country
that such occurrences as the protract
ed and disgraceful controversy in the
shipping board will seem more sig
nificant than a comic row.
At the same time the fact is dawn dawning
ing dawning on the minds of a considerable
part of the public that there have
been blunders and that these blunders
have cost the country much in reputa reputation,
tion, reputation, and may eventually cost it more
in the sacrifice of the lives of our sol
diers. In trying to identify the blun blunderer,
derer, blunderer, the newspapers find Congress
4s the easiest object of attack.
It is big and impersonal and, as a
whole, unpopular. The newspapers
naturally report only the silliest,
which are also the most amusing,
speeches on the floor. The sound and
honest work of the committees is neg neglected
lected neglected because it is never spectacular.
But it is only justice to the members
of the Sixty-fifth Congress to say
that close attention to the record of
the session shows they they have
risen to their responsibilities with a
degree of unselfishness that is rarely
found in political bodies.
Partisanship has all but disappear disappeared
ed disappeared from discussion of important
measures. Take the situation in the
Senate finance committee, for ex example.
ample. example. In the work of drawing a
revenue bill to satisfy the huge and
often erratic demands of the depart departments
ments departments party lines no longer exist. Re Republican
publican Republican leaders work in complete ac accord
cord accord with Chairman Simmons and
other democrats. Their only purpose
Why Look
So Thin?
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Shivar Ale
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Meat Loaf, Boiled Ham, Boiled
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Cheese, Pimento Cheese, Swiss
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Why not pay a small amount each
month and see it go into
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call and see my list of houses from
$1000.00 up.

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Room 5 Holder Blk. Ocala, Fla.
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is to meet the unheard-of require requirements
ments requirements of the war while avoiding the
infliction of unnecessary hardship on
the taxpaying public. It is easy for
the administration to ask for $2,000, $2,000,-000,000.
000,000. $2,000,-000,000. But to raise that sum by
taxation so distributed that it will
not become odiously burdensome is a
task whose complexities are beyond
the understanding of the press agents
of the navy and war departments.

Newspaper publishers ought to know
this, for they can plainly see how
difficult the comparatively simple
matter of imposing a just war tax
and reasonable postal rates in their
own business has become.
Let any person who believes that
Congress is hampering the adminis
tration consider what Congress has
It voted war against Germany, al
though a large faction of the presi president's
dent's president's own party was opposed to the
It has authorized, or is prepared to
authorize, the expenditure by the ad administration
ministration administration this year of a sum which
Senator Smoot reckons at $17,000, $17,000,-000,000.
000,000. $17,000,-000,000. It passed, almost without dissent, a
most radical and unprecedented con conscription
scription conscription bill.
It has placed in Mr. Wilson's hands
the most autocratic power ever held
by a president.
It has permitted him to seize pri
vate property, commandeer supplies
and control means of transportation,
place embargoes at will upon exports,
create commissions to foreign coun countries,
tries, countries, advance billions of dollars to
foreign governments, and appoint
thousands of government officials
from private life.
As an example of the way Congress
"obstructs," look at its handling of
the aircraft appropriation. At the
simple request of the administration,
without explanation of the details,
Congress appropriated over $600,-
000,000 to be used in the construction
of airplanes.
In fact, there have been only two
important instances where Congress
has refused to "stand by" the presi
dent. One was the censorship bill.
Congress opposed and defeated the
attempt of the administration to muz
zle the newspapers that are now de
nouncing members of Congress as
Vanlandinghams. The other was lever
food bill. Here Congress at first no
more than resisted an attempt to set
up a food dictatorship. Of course the
opposition of some senators, particu
larly Reed of Missouri, passed all
reasonable bounds. But. the fact re
mains that, if Congress had passed
such a bill without the most thorough
study and discussion, it would have
been false to its obligations.
Congressman Fitzgerald of Brook
lyn thinks Congress should remain in
session until December, and he is
right. It may not be much of a check
on blunders, but it is all we have.
Necessities of War..
When Lloyd George in England un undertook
dertook undertook to organize the ministry of
munitions a glazier began to stamp
out cartridge clips; a manufacturer of
music rolls used his equipment to make
gauges; a concern engaged before the
war in preparing infants' food began
delivering plugs for shells; an adver advertising
tising advertising agency manufactured shell ad adapters;
apters; adapters; watchmakers beiran adjusting
fuses; a manufacturer of baking ma machinery
chinery machinery became a contractor for six
Inch high explosive shells; a jewelry
house devoted itself exclusively to
periscopes; a phonograph concern sent
millions of delicate shell parts to the
assembling stations; a firm which
made nothing but sheep shearing ma machinery
chinery machinery started turning out shell eases;
a cream separator factory manufactur manufactured
ed manufactured shell primers. Among other pro producers
ducers producers of finished shells were candle candle-makers,
makers, candle-makers, flour mills, tobacco manufac manufacturers,
turers, manufacturers, syphonmakers and the manu manufacturers
facturers manufacturers of sporting goods. World's
Stocking the National Parks.
The United States is carrying on a
very interesting work in exchanging
the wild animals of one region for those
of others transplanting elk and deer
and Rocky mountain bighorns from
regions in the United States w". ;re
they are plentiful to others where, .so
far as known, they hare not lived.
Some of the animals are being shipped
long distances, says the Popular Sci Science
ence Science Monthly.
Wyoming is full of elk. The herds
In the Jackson Hole country are the
largest of any of North American wild
animals since the days of the countless
buffaloes. But the big Yosemite Na National
tional National park of California, with its
three-quarters of a million acres, un until
til until recently had no elk, or at least only
a very few scattered specimens. But
the elk shipped in from Wyoming have
become very much at home and are
breeding and multiplying rapidly, add adding
ing adding to the '.harm and picturesqueness
of this popular national playground.
Love and Marriage.
"First love is very apt not to e the
lasting love." .said Ir. Antoinette Koni Koni-kow,
kow, Koni-kow, speaking at the Rston School f
Social Science.
"Young lovers try to excuse all the
faults of the loved one lecause they
are not in love wit-i the individual, but
with love. Hence they may not choose
the partner with whom they will find
their happiness in later years. Many a
man and woman is glad by middle age
that thtlir.t luve was frustrated.
"MarrUr-e should be based on love
alone or it is immoral, and some change
is necessary if marriage is to be saved
from dej-r.t''oa. Real love always
makes peopie better. Romantic love is
the source of all the best tilings in life
the foundation of all the arts. And
individual happiness makes up the hap happiness
piness happiness of tlie race."' Boston Post.
I have anything in the electrical
line. Ask about them. W. J. McGehee,
distributor. tf
Let me sell you your feed crusher.
W. J. McGehee, distributor. tf

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Japanese Dinners.
In the matter of eating it is agreed
that the Japanes cuisine is not of the
richest in nutritive ;rality. It is not
inexpensive; .lapaaese uiiiers are elab elaborate
orate elaborate in prepara ti..n. artistic in pre presentation,
sentation, presentation, but for satisfying the inner
man are far inferior to Kuropesm or
even Chinese cooking. The chief char characteristic
acteristic characteristic of a purely Japanese dinner
is to please the eye, not the palate or
stomach. It is a national joke thafone
must eat a meal before going to or
after returning from a Japanese din dinner.
ner. dinner. Oh, how much labor and expense are
lavished on a gochiso (entertainment)
to make it nice to look at! This Is all
sheer waste and luxury and is to be
condemned. Providence has kindly put
in the power of every Japanese to live
In the most economical manner, so the
Japanese dinner is a blasphemous
abuse of providential beneficence. It Is
an anachronistic relic of feudalism,
reminiscent of the morbid tastes of
idle, luxurious overlords! A monstrous
fact is that these customs are not go going
ing going out of fashion. Saito Man In Japan
Island of St. Thomas.
Commercially, the most important
feature of oar recently acquired Dan Danish
ish Danish 'West Indies is the fine harbor at
Charlotte Amalie, on the Island of St.
Thomas, according to a commercial
survey of the islands by agents of the
bureau of foreign and domestic com commerce
merce commerce of the department of commerce.
This survey emphasizes the conven convenience
ience convenience of the harbor as a distributing
center for all of the Lesser Antilles.
It lies on the direct line of communi communication
cation communication between Europe and the Pan Panama
ama Panama canal, as well as in direct line for
vessels plying between the Atlantic
ports of the two Americas or between
the Atlantic and Pacific ports of these
continents. It Is 1,400 miles from New
York, 1,020 miles from the Atlantic en entrance
trance entrance of the Panama canal and 480
miles from La Gualra, the chief port of
Venezuela. Its location commands the
Virgin passage to the Caribbean sea,
the easternmost gateway to that body
of water.
Job's Star, Arcturus.
Arcturus, star of ancient poets,
priests, astrologers and mystics,
"Job's star," as it has been called, as It
Is mentioned in the wonderful book of
that first dramatist, is 6,000 times more
brilliant in its marvelous luminosity
than our own little central luminary,
which has a pitiable diameter of less
than a million inile3. By means of the
spectroscope Arcturus is seen travel traveling
ing traveling across our line of vision at the In Inconceivable
conceivable Inconceivable speed of probably 300 miles
per second! Yet even at this amazing
motion it would require 3.(K years for
Arcturus to traverse the distance to us
from the star nearest to our sun, that
nearby star being the chief in the con constellation
stellation constellation of the Centaur and just a
little matter of 25,003,000,000,000 miles
distant from our sun 1 Pittsburgh
The Discovery of Iron.
The Bible speaks of Tubal Cain as
the discoverer of iron and the father
of smiths. The Egyptians imputed to
Hephaestus the same honor, while
Pliny mentions it having been discov discovered
ered discovered by Dactyles on Mount Ida after
the forests on the mountain 6ide had
been destroyed by lightning, this about
1432 B. C. Jeremiah and Ezeklel both
mention iron in their Scriptural writ writings,
ings, writings, the latter especially mentioning
two qualities of the metal, calling one
"bright Iron," which was probably
steeL Moses mentions an iron furnace,
and Job speaks of iron as being taken
out of the earth.
Genuine Felt.
Genuine felt is an "all wool" prod product
uct product Alone among wool workers the
felt manufacturer can take a whole
fleece from the sheep's back and bring
it out in the form of cloth. All the
parts of the fleece rejected in other
branches of the wool industry can be
utilized by the felt maker.
"Did your late employer give you a
"Yes, but it doesn't seem to do me
any good."
"What did he sajT
"He said I was on of the best men
his firm had ever turned out" Phila Philadelphia
delphia Philadelphia Inquirer.
Word From Br'er Williams.
I got so tired settin' de table fer Trou Trouble
ble Trouble dat I give him his raggedy ole hat
an' showed him de do', an' de minute
he hit de grit here come Joy, wid his
fiddle, an' said, "Ci'ar de room fer de
biggest dance er de season, an' hands
roun', all!" Atlanta Constitution.
"No, that salesman could not interest
me in his car after the unfortunate re remark
mark remark that he dropped.
"What was that?"
"He said that his car was a winner,
and then he added that it would win
in a walk." Chicago Herald.


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If Yon Have Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
or Fire-One Y

"Woman With a Country"
They have said of her,
"Why should she vote?

"In time of war, what could she do

to defend her country if she
had one?

"Poor, foolish, tender, clinging, help

less little thing!

"How she babbles on 'Equality!'
"She who trembles in a thunder


"And shudders at the booming of a

sunset gun!
"Why shall she vote? She cannot
fight, and kill and die, if need
be, for her country!"
It has come her hour!

And, with her "tender, clinging, help

less hands,

She is making munitions for Eng


With her soft, white, useless fingers

she is fashioning shells

A hundred deaths in every one of


Everywhere, she is ploughing, plant

ing, gathering,

Sowing, reaping, harvesting.
And thus saving thousands of lives
For her country.

Helen Rowland in N. Y. World.

Surgical Dressing Class
The regular meeting of the surgi surgical
cal surgical dresesing class will be held Wed

nesday afternoon at three o'clock in

the Red Cross rooms over the post post-office.
office. post-office. Mrs. "G. A. Ottmann requests
every lady and girl in Ocala to come
to these meetings and not to wait for
a special invitation. There is also
plenty of Red Cross work for the real
little girls to do, but Miss Annie
Moorhead directs their special work,
and Mrs. Ottmann regrets that the
little folks who are so willing to help,
will not be able to attend her classes,
as the government will not allow
children workers in that building.

Mr. T. A. Cobb is spending a few
days with his daughter, Mrs. A. A.
Smith in Lakeland.

Mrs. M. H. Temple was the week weekend
end weekend guest of her daughter, Mrs. B. P.
Beville in Gainesville.
Mr. J. H. Speering has returned
from a short visit to Mr. and Mrs. J.
W. Speering in Umatilla.
Mrs. Jim Abbott has returned home
after a several weeks' visit to her
parents and brother, Mr. Robinson in
Mrs. Frank Mustin, who has been
the guest of Mrs. J. E. Walker in St.
Petersburg for the past w.eek, has re returned
turned returned to her home in Sarasota.
Miss Lois Pedrick, a teacher in the
girls' industrial school at Ocala, ar arrived
rived arrived Monday and is visiting relatives
in this city. Dake City Banner.

Mr. Jake Brown left yesterday aft

ernoon for Omaha, Neb., to be with

Mrs. Brown who was taken to a hos

pital there recently from Shenan

doah. Their many friends hope he
will find Mrs. Brown considerably im im-proced.

Mr. and Mrs. John Dozier, Mrs.

Sylvan McElroy and son Buster and
Miss Susie Lu Ellis motored as far as
Dead river yesterday where they were

met by Dr. McElroy who took his

family home to Orlando and Miss El

lis to Altemonte Springs.
; Miss Ellen Stripling left early this

morning for Jacksonville, where she

will visit friends in Springfield be

fore going to Georgia for the remain

der of the summer. Miss Stripling

was accompanied by her father, Mr.
W. W. Stripling, who. will stop at
Worthington Springs tomorrow for

several days before returning home

Dr. and Mrs. R. T. Weaver, accom

panied by Col. and Mrs. J. A. Hend

ley, left Wednesday for the purpose
of organizing auxiliaries to the re

cently organized Red Cross chapter

in Dade City. They will visit New
Port Richey and several other points
on the west coast and plan to be gone
until the latter part of the week.
Dade City Banner.
Children's Party
Little Willie Pauline Huckaby en entertained
tertained entertained with a patriotic party Sat Saturday
urday Saturday afternoon in honor of her
eighth birthday. Her home was beau beautifully
tifully beautifully decorated for the occasion in
a color scheme of red, white and blue
and the lights were shaded with red,
white and blue crepe paper. Games
cf all kinds were enjoyed, the chief
one being a contest of pinning on the
donkey's tail, in which Whildon Gil Gil-more
more Gil-more won the prize, a small United
States flag.
The children were all invited into

the dining room, for refreshments
and the dining table cover of red, j

white and blue crepe paper with nap napkins,
kins, napkins, plates and favors to match was
most attractive. The pretty white
birthday cake was decorated with
eight red, white and blue candles and
was placed in the center of the table.
Vanila and strawberry ice cream and
lemonade andt assorted cakes were
served and each child was given a
small badge as a souvenir.

There were fourteen guests present i

and the little hostess received many
beautiful presents. All wished her
many happy birthdays. Those present
were Willie Huckabay, Arrie Williams
Whilden Gilmore, Mary Louise Atkin Atkinson,
son, Atkinson, Maurine Gober, Irene Gilmore,
Edith Newman, Elizabeth Guerry,
Norris Savage, Nellie Hunnicutt, El Elmore
more Elmore Moree, Alvin Moree, Daniel
Hunnicutt and Charles Hunnicutt.
Assisting Mrs. Huckaby in enter entertaining
taining entertaining the little guests were Mrs. F.

D. Guerry and Mrs. A. G. Moree.

Mr. George Rentz of Jacksonville,

spent Sunday in Ocala with his family.

The many Ocala friends of Miss

Stella Ormston, who has spent parts

of several winters in Ocala as man

ager of the Dempsey Hat Shop, will

regret to hear of the death of her

brother, Mr. Alfred J. Ormston Jr.,
which occurred last Wednesday in Oil

City, Pa. The following is an extract
from the Oil City Derick:

"Alfred J. Ormston Jr., aged 34,

one of Oil City's most promising

young men, died in the South Side
hospital, Pittsburg, Wednesday morn

ing fro minjuries he received at the

plant of Jones & Laughlin, at Wood Wood-lawn,
lawn, Wood-lawn, Tuesday afternoon, in the dis-

Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Crook are en

joying a trip on the east coast, visit-

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Miss Ruby Gissendaner, who ac accompanied
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their trip, expects to return home on
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Official Government Pictures at

Temple Tomorrow
Besides the last episode of Patria
and a comedy at the Temple tomor tomorrow,
row, tomorrow, an official government picture of
the war for the benefit of the war re relief
lief relief fund will be shown which will be
most interesting to every one.
Mr. and Mrs. Shelton Philips of

Williston, Fla., announce the engage engagement
ment engagement of their daughter, Ruth, to Mr.
Avon J. Peacock of Bronson, the mar marriage
riage marriage to take place in the early fall.
The announcement will be received
with interest by the many friends of
the couple, who will extend congratu congratulations
lations congratulations and best wishes. Times-Union.

Mrs. C. A. Tremere and daughters
Misses Ellie and Minnie of Belle Belle-view,
view, Belle-view, were guests of Miss Isa Isa-belle
belle Isa-belle Davis today. They motored to
Silver Springs this morning, to show
the beauties of that place to Mr. Hen Henry
ry Henry Blackburn of Madison, who has
been in Ocala since Friday in the in interest
terest interest of Southern College.

Mrs. Alvarado DeVane and little
grandson, Richard DeVane of Con Concord,
cord, Concord, N. C, have arrived in Ocala for
about a month's visit to Mrs. De De-Vane's
Vane's De-Vane's daughter, Mrs. Port- V. Leav Leaven
en Leaven good and family.
Mr. W. K. Zewadski left Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville Saturday for North Carolina and
Tennessee after a two days visit to
his son, Mr. Olaf Zewadski, who is
stationed at Black Point.
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The Daily Star lost a subscriber
Irish potatoes for fall planting at
the Ocala Seed Store. tf
Capt. E. L. Mills of the Oklawaha
river navy was in town today.
A number of the members of Com Company
pany Company A are being furnished with reg regulation
ulation regulation army shoe3 by B. Goldman.
Engraved cards and wedding invi invitations
tations invitations at Gerig'8 Drug Store. tf.
Mr. II. D. Forbes of Anthony is
among the business visitors in town
Mr. Fred J. Burden is in Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville today consulting a specialist
about one of his eyes, the sight in
which has been failing for some time.
W. K. Lane, on. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Not and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
Mr. Raymond B. Bullock of the law
firm of Bullock & Trantham, spent
Friday in Gainesville on professional
We're in business for YOUR health,
and fill your prescriptions just as
your physician orders them. Prompt
service and pure drugs. The Court
Pharmacy. Phone 284. 15-tf
Come in and let me snow you a
Williams Grist Mill. W. J. McGehee,
distributor. tf
Now is the time to plant camphor
trees. Prices low. Call 288. tf
None but the finest strains cf se
lccted garden seeds are usedjn the
Pakro Seedtape 30 varieties of gar garden
den garden seed and 18 flowers. Clarkson
Hardware Company. tf
Post cards in packages of six (one
for each day) for "Your Soldier Boy,
'at The Book Shop. 3t
Now is the time to take up the
matter of buying a pea huller. W. J.
McGehee, distributor. tf
Our faithful and hardworking jan
itor, James Strange, spent Sunday
with friends in Gainesville.
Let me figure with you on your oil
engine. W. J. McGehee, distributor, tf
Let me sell you your feed crusher.
W. J. McGehee, distributor. tf
Iclver & MacBay
PnONES 47, 104. 305
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. -19, F. &
A. M., meets on the first ana tatr
Thursday even'ng or each month a
8:00 o'clock, until further notice.
H. M. Weathers, W. M.
Jake Brown, swretary. A.o
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
the K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
T. D. Lancaster, C. C.
Chas. E. Sage, Clerk.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.f
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers. :
Oscar Andrews, N. :-'Xxi-W.
L. Colbert, Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
' held every Monday night at 7:30
at the Castle Hall, over the James
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
to visiting brothers.
E. L. Stapp, C. C.
CLas. K. Sage. K. of R. S.
Ocaia Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.
ueet& at Yonge'b hall tie second anc
fourth Thursday evening of ec
'mouth a 710 o'clock ..
Mrs. Rosalie Condon, Secretary.
Mrs. Susan Cook. W. M.
CHAPTER NO. 13, "r. A. M.
Regular convocations of the Ocali
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on th
fourth Friuay m every mouth
8 p. m. B. C. Webb, H. P
Jake Brown. Sc'y.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
1 C. W. Hunter, E. R.
K. J. Crook. Secretary.
Carefurstimates made on all Con Contract
tract Contract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the morcy than any other
contractor in the city.


Monty In th.ld.
There Is money In maintenance,"
the Electrical Merchandising Magazine
points out. "Large hotels do not buy
glassware; tbey contract with a glass
concern which keeps them stocked at
so much per month regardless of the
amount of breakage. Taxicab compa companies
nies companies in the big cities do not buy tires;
they contract with a tire dealer to keep
their cars equipped at a set price per
car per year, regardless of fionctures
and blowouts. Now comes the story of
an electrical contractor who Is profit

ing by keeping the electric equipment
of his customers in order on a monthly
maintenance iasis.
"The idea is not new. The glass man
borrowed it from somewhere; the taxi
tire man borrowed it from him, and so
it goes. Originality is almost an un unknown,
known, unknown, thing. A clever business man
is simply one who adapts borrowed
ideas successfully and who does It
first In bis locality."
A Daylight Saving Schem.
Instead of setting clocks an hour for
ward in spring and an hour backward
In fall. Professor Lecorbun suggests to
the French Academy of Sciences
simple method of -making the change
gradually and with the seasons. This
consists of altering slightly the length
of the pendulums of clocks at the win winter
ter winter and summer solstices, so that be
ginning with Dec. 21 they would gain
thirty seconds a day, and beginning
with June 21 would lose thirty seconds
a dar.
The effect of this would be that by
March 21 they would be forty-five min minutes
utes minutes ahead and by June 21 they would
be an hour and thirty minutes ahead
After which the pendulums would be
changed, and the clocks would lose at
the same speed.
Under such an arrangement we
should have to set our watches for
ward or backward half a minute every
Voluntary Prlonr.
During the early weeks of occupa
tion of Port-au-Prince by the Amerl
can marines the patrols rounded up
seventy-three prisoners. The jails be being
ing being unspeakable at that time, these
prisoners were parked out in a clean
roofed over corral, -where of course
they were regularly fed. A few days
after the collection was put into the
corral the captain of marines asked
his sergeant to go In and make a care
ful count of the prisoners, as he feared
some of them might have escaped. The
sergeant counted over his haul three
times. "Well," said the captain, "are
they all there?" "I can't make it out
sir," said the sergeant, "we put seven
ty-three of 'em in here on Monday and
there's a hundred, and two of 'em
mostly soldiers, In there now." George
.Marvin in World's Work.
Didn't Win by Hi Teth.
A Philadelphia dentist had the nerve
to publish a picture of Washington
with this statement underneath:
"Our first president owed his wonder-
ful health to sound teeth."
I assume that the dentist knows more
about teeth than he knows about his history.
tory. history. Washington's teeth were his one
physical defect. They amounted al almost
most almost to a facial blemish when he
smiled, and one sour critic of our first
president who knew him well said the
reason he so rarely laughed was his
dislike to showing the ravages of decay
in his mouth. Philadelphia Ledger.
Fighting Seasickness.
There is one place In a ship where
the voyager may be at rest This writ
er discovered it during a mid-Atlantic
storm when he went down to the bath
room, tumbled into a warm sea bath
and floated. The vessel was perform performing
ing performing the most amazing antics, but the
water hi the bath kept its usual gray
lty, and the bather floated with a smile
upon its bosom. London Tatler.
Proof of the Fact.
"I can prove to the satisfaction of
the court that my client in stealing the
watch of the complainant was actuat
ed by. the most laudable motive of
"What was that, sir?"
"He merely wanted to gam time."
Baltimore American.
Enforced Geniality.
"Biggins is the gloomiest man I
know of." y
"And yet his wife is always making
him get his picture taken."
"Of course. The photographer is the
only person who can persuade him to
try to smile and look natural." Wash
ington Star.
Lead was early known to the an
clents. Allusions to It in Scripture In
dicate that the Hebrews were wel
acquainted with its uses. The rocks
in the neighborhood of Sinai yielded it
in large' quantities, and it was found
In Egypt.
, Putting on the Screws.
"I never knew such a "complaining lot
of customers," growled the baker.
"Same here," answered the butcher,
"They seem to take advantage of the
fact that we cant get along without
'em In our buisness." New York
Life and Age.
Life does not count by years. Some
suffer a lifetime In a day and so grow
Old between the rising and the settin
of the suu. Ausrusta Evans.
Cemetery Work
That's our business, and we
can give you reasonable prices
and the best of workmanship
on anything in this line. If not
convenient to call at our yards,
write us of your need and well
take pleasure in submitting de designs.
signs. designs. OCALA MARBLE


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Cards were received today from Dr.
and Mrs. W. K. Lane, who are now at
Atlantic City, N. J. Dr. and Mrs.
Lane and enjoying their six-weeks
auto tour of the north very much.
"Judith of the Cumberlands" will
be the main feature at the Temple to today,
day, today, featuring Helen Holmes. A most
interesting Pa the will show United
States troops at the front, revolution
in, Russia and studetn officers in train training.
ing. training.
Mrs. T. B. Pasteur came in from
Martel this morning for a short visit
to her mother, Mrs. W. C. Meade.
Mrs. Meade and daughter Martha will
leave this aftemon for the mountains
of North Carolina, where they will
join Mrs. T. E. Bridges.
The many Ocala friends of Miss
Stella Ormston, who has spent parts
of several winters in Ocala as man
ager of the Dempsey Hat Shop, will
regret to hear of the death of her
brother, Mr. Alfred J. Ormston Jr.,
which occurred last Wednesday in Oil
City, Pa. The following is an extract
from the Oil City Derick:
"Alfred J. Ormston Jr., aged 34,
one of Oil City's most promising
young men, died in the South Side
hospital, Pittsburg, Wednesday morn
ing fro minjuries he received at the
plant of Jones & Laughlin, at Wood Wood-lawn,
lawn, Wood-lawn, Tuesday afternoon, in the dis
charge of his duties as superintend
ent of motive power. A jet of steam
from a siphon struck him in the small
of the back and scalded him from
there to his 'feet. He was apparently
suffering little pain after being given ;
first aid at the plant and was perfect perfectly
ly perfectly conscious while on his way to the
hospital and after he arrived there.
While the house surgeon assured him
he was in no immediate danger he in
sisted that a priest be called and he
received the last rites of the church."
Mrs. B. Goldman and children will
be home tomorrow from a very pleas pleasant
ant pleasant visit to relatives in Savannah.
Messrs. Henry and Foster Floyed
of Albany, Ga., are the guests of
their mother, Mrs. R. H. Purdom, at
the Arms House.
Mr. J, K. Dickson has returned
from a visit to his family in Atlanta.
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Warringbam was a wealthy young
man with nothing to do to kill time.
There was nothing but war talk ia the
city, and it tired biiu. It was sr-riug-time
and every one was going Into gar gardening.
dening. gardening. Though it did not make any
difference to him whether he paid T
or 50 cents for a cabbage, he concluded
to go in for gardening too. Looking
over a catalogue of farms for sale and
finding one .that seem& about riyht,
he took a train to go and inspect the j
When he alighted at tne station and
went out on to the street he saw a girl
sitting in an auto. She wore an alpine
hat with a feather in It and a tiny
American flag on her corsage.
"Can you tell me." he said to her,
handing her the ad., "where I can find
She took the slip, glanced at it and
said: "That's the Erskiue property.
I'm going there in a few ruiuutes and
will take you with me in my machine
If you like."
Warringham accepted the offer, and
after every one who had come in on
the tram had passed out the girl re remarked
marked remarked that she reckoned "she hadn't
come on that train" and turned her
car away from the station.
"Who did you say owned this prop property?"
erty?" property?" asked Warringham.
"It belongs to Major Erskine."
"What's he major of?"
"The Pittsford battalion."
"Everybody here Is preparing for
war, then?"
"Yes, everybody that has any spunk.
There are a few slackers among the
"When is a man to be considered a
"When he's young, ablebodied and
don't go to the war." ;
Warringham winced. The cap fitted
him exactly. lie noticed that the girl
wore leggings, which were plainly vis visible
ible visible beneath her short skirt.
"It seems to me," he said, "that you
are got up in a soldierly fashion. I
reckon you're not a slacker."
"You bet."
"What are you going to do to help
the cause fight?"
"I don't know. I'm going to do some something."
thing." something." You see, I'm the granddaugh granddaughter
ter granddaughter of a Union soldier in the big war
fifty years ago and the granddaughter
of a Confederate soldier. So. you see.
it won't do for me to shirk."
"Did you have any more grandfa grandfathers
thers grandfathers In the Cuban fracas?"
"No. You don't suppose I could have
more than two grandfathers, do you?
But my father and four uncles were in
that diminutive fight."
"Women are not now what they were
In your grandmothers' time. Then they
were feminine."
"My Con federate grandmother wasn't
a coward. She drove some- Federal
soldiers eut of her potato patch with a
"How about your Union grand grandmother?"
mother?" grandmother?" "She stood off a mob In the draft
"You do come of a fighting family,
don't you? Do you think you could
stand up to be shot at without show showing
ing showing the white feather?"
"I don't know. I reckon It would
depend on how mad 1 got Both my
grandfathers agreed that when they
first went in to fight they 'heaved Jo Jonah,
nah, Jonah, but when they got mad they
weren't scared a bit."
"On that ground they should make
soldiers of women. My; experience
with your sex Is that when a woman is
mad she's mad from the crown of her
head to the tip of her big toe."
By this time the girl was turning in
to grounds with a house and a big pole
from which floated the Stars and
Stripes. Women In feminine uniform
were walking about, and before the
house paced a sentinel.
"What's this?" asked Warringham.
"The barracks of the Pittsford bat
She drove up to the house and alight alighted,
ed, alighted, while the sentinel faced and
brought his musket to a "present." A
young woman came out of the house
with a lieutenant's straps on her shoul shoulders
ders shoulders and asked:
"Where's the recruit you were to
bring, major?"
"She didn't come. 1 reckon she's
going to turn out a slacker."
"Are you Major Erskine?" asked
"Yes, at your service. Do you want
to buy my little farm? I've no use for
it this year. I'm preparing a battalion
for active service."
"No," replied Warringham. "I don't
think I do. Your two grandfathers
who fought in the war between the
states, your two manly grandmothers,
your father and four uncles who
fought in Cuba, have produced that In
you which merits emulation. I don't
see why I, a man. should be raising
cabbages. while you, a woman, are pre preparing
paring preparing for war. I'm going b.ack home
and pack my grip for Plattsburg or
some other training camp and leave
the cabbages to the superannuated men
and boys."
"Now you talk like a Jim dandy."
"But there's one thing I want you to
promise me.
"What's that?"
"Promise me, major, that If I come
back from the war alive you'll marry
"Well, seeing there's only one chance
In three of your coming back alive, IU
do it Put it there!"
She gave him her hand, he became
an officer in the army, and others rais raised
ed raised the cabbages.
Lamb's Money.
Cecil, aged four, had often gone with
Aunt Eloie to the garden to weed, and
had asked the names of the different
weeds, and was told that one was
lamb's-quarters. Several days later he
went to the garden for iettuee, and
called excitedly: "Oh, come quick.
Aunt Elise ; here is some lamb's
Get Out a.'d Exercise.
Mental unrest afflicts especially
those whose vital processes are too
Blow. Saleeby.

A Dangerous

I was in Egypt before the fanatical
outbreak of 1SS2. When a trouble of
that kind is coming those who are not
In the secret either know nothing about
It or have only vague suspicions. I
heard some ugly rumors as to what
was about to happen, but did not know
how much dependence could be placed
upon them. To all outward appear appearances
ances appearances everything was moving on as
I was obliged to go to Ismailia on
business. If I had known the condi condition
tion condition of the people of the country I
should not have trusted myself out of
Port Said, where Europeans were com comparatively
paratively comparatively safe. To make a journey
Into the interior was madness, but 1
did not know it Indeed, I only real realized
ized realized that under the circumstances 1
would rather not go. A matter of or ordinary
dinary ordinary gain and being murdered were
the alternatives.
I went on a night train. Being some
what finical about my diet, I took with
me a hamper filled with as succulent
eatables as I could get together and on
the top placed a box of cigars from
which only a few of the weeds had
been taken. I got into my compart
ment, put my hand baggage on the
rack and settled myself for a journey.
Being in a smoking compartment I lit
a cigar.
The compartment was filled with na natives,
tives, natives, I being the only European In it.
This In itself was not encouraging
The train had hardly got under way
when an old Arab sheik sitting oppo opposite
site opposite me leaned forward and calmly took
my cigar from between my lips and,
placing It between his own, smoked it
To have resented the insult would
have been equivalent to inviting the
man to stab me. I therefore paid no
attention to him and, taking .a news newspaper
paper newspaper from my pocket, began to read read-that
that read-that is, I pretended to read, but I had
no idea of what was on the sheet be before
fore before me, my mind being taken up with
the fact that I was in a compartment
with seven Arabs and utterly at their
mercy. My eyes appeared to be fixed
upon the paper, but I was casting
quick glances sidewise at the natives
and knew by their chatter and occa occasional
sional occasional looks at me that I was the sub subject
ject subject of their conversation.
Then a lucky thought occurred to
me. I reached up to the rack, got my
box of cigars from my hamper, took
out one for myself and handed the box
to the sheik who had robbed me of the
one I had been smoking. He took it,
appropriated a handful of the contents
and passed it to. the others, who did
the same, and the box was returned to
me empty.
Notwithstanding my peace offering
I expected every moment to feel cold
steel entering my vitals. Most of the
Arabs wore long knives where they
could be seen, and I knew not what
other weapons they had concealed. As
for me, I was unarmed, and even if I
had been armed my opponents were
seven to one.
I cannot describe the agony of that
night, expecting, as I did, death at any
moment The Arabs in my compart compartment
ment compartment paid no attention to anything
that was going on in the rest of the
train, but I had a vague feeling that
something very important might be go going
ing going on. I can't account for this feel feeling,
ing, feeling, for I heard no sound to produce It
I only knew that I felt that there was
murder In the air.
Finally their looks and acts were so
suspicious that I bethought myself of
some other way similar to my offer of
cigars to placate them. Then my
luncheon occurred to me. Reaching
up again to the rack, I brought down
my hamper, opened it and displayed
the eatables. Every man's eyes were
on them, but not a man moved to
touch any of them. I offered the ham hamper
per hamper to the man who sat next me, but
he declined. In turn I handed it to
every man in the compartment; but
though they all looked with eager eyes
upon the viands, not a man would ac accept
cept accept a morsel.
At first I was astonished at this.
Then I remembered that no Arab will
break bread with an enemy.
The moment "this occurred to me I
knew I was doomed. I put my hamper
back on the rack and, wrapping myself
in my overcoat lay back in my seat
with my eyes closed, to await what
ever was In store for me.
I heard a great deal of wrangling
on the part of the Arabs, but I thought
I would rather rely on my weakness
than on being prepared for resistance
that would be useless. So I did not
open my eyes. Presently I felt a hand
on my arm. Thinking my time had
come, I looked, and there was the
sheik who had taken my cigar from
my mouth holding out a piece of dry
bread. I took it and, biting from it
chewed vigorously.
A flood of relief and Joy seemed to
have been poured over me. I knew
from that moment I was safe; Reach
ing up for my hamper, I took It down
and handed It to the sheik. He helped
himself, then passed It around to the
others, each man partaking plentifully
of the contents.
Now that they had broken bread
with me and I having no more to fear
I again leaned back in my seat and
this time slept I knew that I was as
safe from my Arab companions as if I
were In my own bed at home.
But I did not reach Ismailia that
night In the morning I found that the
natives had murdered the engineer,
stoker and every European on the train
except myself.
We have a 1916 model Maxwell, in
good shape throughout; new tire3 and
tubes all around and new top. Cash
or time. The Maxwell Agency. 8-4
The coffee that you are drinking at
he Harrington Hall dining room and
cafe is the famous Senate brand cof
fee, roasted and distributed exclusive
ly by the Tampa Coffee Mills. Get
the habit 7-10-tf

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Notice is hereby given of the in intention
tention intention of the city council of the city
of Ocala, at the regular meeting of
said city council to be held at 7:30
o'clock p. m. on the 21st day of Au August,
gust, August, A. D. 1917, at the council cham chamber
ber chamber in the city hall of said city, in
Ocala, Florida, to consider the matter
of issuing bonds bysaid city for the
purpose of compounding, settling, re refunding
funding refunding and retiring $14,200 of that
certain issue of bonds of said city
known as the electric light bonds
maturing October 1st, A. D. 1918. The
said bonds, the issuance of which will
be considered at said meeting, to be
issued pursuant to and in compliance
with sections 1066 and 1067 of the
general statutes of the state of Flor Florida
ida Florida of 1906, and "that it i3 the intention
of said city council at said meeting to
also consider the matter of a levy of
a tax sufficient to pay the first year's
interest on said bonds the issuance of
which is to be considered at said
meeting, and also two per centum of
the principal of said bonds. Further,
that said council will at said meeting
consider all other matters in regard
to said bonds the issuance of which
will be considered at said meeting as
it may be necessary or proper for
said council to consider under the re requirements
quirements requirements and provisions of the
aforesaid statutes J. J. Gerig,
President of City Council of the City
of Ocala.
Attest: H. C. Sistrunk,
Clerk of the City of Ocala. 7 23-mon
Rexall Liver Salts is plwtsant to
take, and is efficacious. Sola in Ocala
only at Gerig's Drug Store. tf.


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Phone 295
Notice is hereby given to all cred creditors,
itors, creditors, legatees, distributees, and all
other "persons having claims or de demands
mands demands against the estate of Andrew
OJson, deceased, to present the same
to the undersigned, duly proven
within two years from this date, to to-wit:
wit: to-wit: This 4th day of August, A. D. 1917.
As Administrator of the Estate of
Andrew Olson, Deceased. 8-6-mon
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estimates. No job too large and none
too small, tf H. W. Tucker.
A little four-cylinder, two-passenger
Saxon, first class condition. Four
brand new tires and tubes. Cash or
time. The Maxwell Agency, Ocala,
Fla. 8-4
Always insist upon having Carter's
BUTTERNUT bread. Get it at your
grocer's or at Carter's Bakery, North
Main street. 7-tf
Besides being the best, Carter's
BUTTERNUT bread is "made in
Ocala." Insist upon having Carter's
bread from your grocer. 7-tf


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