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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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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.
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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 and Sunday.

An -Inter-Allied Council is
Directing1 Operations
in Italy

y- (Associated Press)
Along a forty-mile stretch of the
! Piava river the armies of the Teuton

invaders and the Italian defenders are
lined on opposite sides of the stream.
Although the Italians were; successful
xin reaching the lower course of the
river, they are facing a newly devel-

U-Nvpedtnenace on the left flank, where

the Austro-Germans are attacking
the western edge of Trentino. Berlin
announces the capture of AsiagoJ
after desperate street fighting.
In Flanders the British made a new
attack this morning west of Passchen Passchen-daele,
daele, Passchen-daele, at points pushing forward half
a mile.
Moscow, the ancient capital of Rus Russia,
sia, Russia, is reported to have gone oyer to
the revolutionists. Conditions there
and at Petrograd are quiet. ;
The Italians continue their retreat
across the Venetian plains toward the
Piava river, where it is expected 'a

' ------rAjeitfH7madewith the reinforce

ments sent by the British and French.
Future operations in Italy will be un under
der under the direction of an inter-allied
conference of- military officers, Gen General
eral General Cadorna having been relieved of
supreme command and General Diaz
appointed; ,-
Rome, Nov. 10. The ; enemy has
been checked in the Odro valley, the
war office announces. The hostile
thrust at Broson ,in the Tesino basin
, also has been checked. From Buze Buze-gana
gana Buze-gana to the sea the Italian rear
guards are disengaging s themselves
from the enemy. They have crossed
the Piava river and are blowing up
tjig bridges,
The British Front in Belgium, Nov.
10-rBritish troops, 'attacked this
morning in the Passchendaele area,
and pushed forward 800 yards at
some points. Operations are being
carried on a 2500-yard front for lim limited
ited limited objectives, whch were virtually
all gained by 10 o'clock.
r", X
em xtaiy nave icacncu Vaac a t4T
er. Asiago has been captured.
Copenhagen, Nov. 10. The Berlin
correspondent of the Hamburg Frem Frem-denblatt
denblatt Frem-denblatt reports that German wireless
r.r ""T"::

Stations On tne eastern ironi picitea. muse .ueiween were aanew, wua ;..
up various Russian messages dealing cornice or wing blown off, or the up- ivIctory yonder. There will be no col col-with
with col-with an armistice, but says there is j per story torn out, or a huge round lection taken at the mass meeting, but

no confirmation of the stateemnt
that the Maximalists have already of
fered Deace or an armistice.
, A
" Petrogradi Not. 10. All the Rus Russian
sian Russian congress of workmen's and sol-t
, diers delegates is reported unofficially
to have named a cabinet composed en entirely
tirely entirely of members from the Bolshevi Bolshevi-ki
ki Bolshevi-ki and then adjourned. "The cabinet
is headed by Nikolai Lenine, premier,
. and Leon 'Trotzy, foreign minister.
The members will serve until the con-
,stituional assembly approves or se-
lects a new one. One member of the
cabinet is a Kronstadt : sailor and
another is a laborer. .," A
To Mr. J. J. GerigV Ocala, Fla.:
We, hAlndersigned petitioners and
citizens, resident inward No. 2 of the
city of Ocala, hereby petition you; to
become a' candidate for councilman
from ward two of the city of Ocala,
to be voted for at the next municipal
election to be held in said city:
Stephen Jwett, J. E. Chace, T. M. i
Moore, W. T. Gary, D. M. Smith, u.
Niel Ferguson John Dozier, Louis R.
Chazal, J. M. Gross, I. Stevens, Jno.
H. Taylor, Chas. F. Flippen, P. W.
Whiteside, Jno. R. Preer, J. Camp, R.
L. Bridges, E. L. Parr, T. T. Munroe,
L. W. Ponder, Z. C. Chambliss, H. C.
Da vies, J. M. Thomas, Chas. J. Fishel,
A. E. Burnett, A. C. Cobb, C. G. Bar Barrett,
rett, Barrett, Chas. S. Cullen, C. K. Sage, S.
M. Lummus, Jno. R. Herndon M. L.
Mershon, Jim Taylor, J. D. MacDon MacDon-ald.
ald. MacDon-ald. G. S. Scott, J. P. Phillips, T. C.
Atkinson, B.F. Condon, Jno. L. Ed-1
wards, L. E. Lang, P. v. Leavengood,
J. M. Meffert, H. A. Waterman, E. G.
Peek, R. R.' Carroll, L. E. Yonce, B.
A. Brannan, J. H. Benjamin, B. N.
-Dosh, R. E. Yonge, Sterling M. Hoop Hooper,
er, Hooper, T. I. Arnold, T. W. Troxler, C P.
Chazal, M. M. Little, E. J. Crook,'F.
R. Hocker, Charles Peyser, J. R.
Dowey, E. Van Hood, A. S. Burgess.
Have your prescriptions filled at
Gerig's by registered pharmacists, tf


of lira
French Officer Says' that Not Even
Verdun was Subject to Such an
Inferno of Fire
'. (Associated Press)
. Monastir, Serbia (Correspondence).
This martyred city of the Serbs, un under
der under continuous bombardment from
the Bulgar, batteries only two miles
away, was visited for the first time to today
day today by a civilian, on orders issued by
General Grosetti, commander-in-chief
on the Monastir front of the
Army of the Orient. It is seldom that
a press dispatch goes from Serbia
these days, for practically the whole
country has been swept clean by the
Austro-Bulgar hordes, and only this
little corner in the southwest, retaken
last Novemberis holding out against
the terrific bombardment.
"It is worse than Verdun," said
; Lieutenant-Colonel, Dosse of the staff,
who was on General Petain's staff at
Verdun during theworst days.
Monastir:lies in a cup-like hollow,
and by reason of its being on Serbian
soil it is the center of the bitterest
strife between Serb and Jiulgarr It
was one of the last points abandoned
hv the Serhs in their exodus hefore
the rush of the Austrians in 1915.
The Bulgars held it last y2r through
August. Then the new Serbian army,
reorganized, gave their first attention
to getting back this city.' But their
newness was against them and they
were badly repulsed. But in October
the Serbs got their revenge, making
a mass attack with the French and
Russian divisions.
This fight of Serb against Bulgai
was one of the bloodiest of. the war.
The Serb took the strategic key of
Mount Kaisnatchkalon, which today
marks the burying place of 10,000
Bulgars. Monastir was again taken,
but the Austro-Bulgars still held on
only three miles north and west of
the city. General Grosetti .cleared,
them from the northern hills in a
brilliant attack last' March, when the
famous hill 1248 was talcen.' But they
clung to the western hills, and there
they are today raining down their
shells on the old Serbian town. It used
to have 50,000 population; now it has
5,000 living in cellars.
Entering .the city, by the
street ;

through the poor quarthere were;tafned Tney must, furnish the Red!

-isictis nf lifp. nosmw t.nA- mimhu 'nf

le guns re gins Tniongw,nnl

? Jars 01 watsr. on. th.r
.neaus. carrvmrr iresn water to tne

people imprisoned m the cellars. All ( here at home in the training camps, !here today adopted a resolution de de-the
the de-the shops wkere closed or abandoned, and in France, Russia and Italy. Theyj daring they would "discontinue the
Many of the front walls were ripped must hasten to the relief of the starv-jsaie of medicinal preparations and
out, and the; abandoned stock scat- Ing and dymg Armenia, Syria and proprietary;, articles which they; have
tered about. Almost every third must 'give themselves Reason to believe are being used as
house was down a mass of debris. w 6 iuchm ..-a...i.- t.-

i hole in front showing where a shot
j had cut through before exploding. A
(tumDiea aown caie snowea several
men at the tables. "They take
chances," said Col. Dosse, "but' when
an explosion comes they scuttle to
the cellars." ; V v
The business section had lost Tall
semblance to streets with houses. Jit
was one long stretch of blackened
heaps oi; debris, wit ha jagged wall
or chimney sticking up here and
there.. s-
Besides the destruction, the killed,
scattered through the past summer,
runs into the hundreds. Shell-fire
and falling walls have not been alone
in running up the death list, for the,
Bulgars send a waveof asphyxiating
gas every time the wind is favorable.
The run from -army headquarters
to Monastir gave the opportunity of
seeing the vast military preparation
on 'this front." Four American "ambu "ambulance
lance "ambulance cars also were passed bringing
sick and wounded from the Monastir
front. ,"'
The camp of equipment and engi engineering
neering engineering supplies stretches for four
miles along the route; with vast
stores of munitions and stores, trench
and railway material. Soldiers, pris prisoners,
oners, prisoners, horses, mules and camels were
sending up great clouds of dust, and
the nearby cornfields had turned gray
with the dust of this legion of work workers
ers workers who keep pushing the supplies up
to the fighting front. The approach
of winter is evident, for winter bar barracks
racks barracks are being constructed of wood
and corrugated iron,' and great stacks
of fuel are being laid in.
, Everything on :: the Monastir front
indicates that the Entente forces
are here to stay. There is no evi evidence
dence evidence of withdrawal, and every evi
dence of holding what they already

have and pushing further forward. bers of church choirs who are pres pres-Monastir
Monastir pres-Monastir itself has been freed of tent kindly so on stasre Sunday even-

Bulgars but the city is still under the
fire of their guns and the task still
remains of clearing them from this
outpost of the Serbs the last they
left and the first they recovered.
Vick's Salve 25c. Anti-Monopoly, tf
' Star ads. are business builders.



Made a New Record in the Earnings
of the Fall River, Mass,
Associated Press)
Fall River, Mass., Nov. 10.-Cash
dividends amounting to a million and
a quarter dollars, establishing a new
high record, have been paid by. Fali
River cotton manufacturers for the
fourth quarter of the mill year, it
was announced today.
Mass Meeting will be Held rr in the
Interest of the Nation-wide -Y.
M. C A. Movement
There will be no services in any of
fening, but instead there willoe
the churches of the city Sunday ev-
a mass
meeting at the Temple theater at 7
o'clock, especially In the interests of
the war work council of the Y. M. C.
A., but also presenting some othel
aspects of the demands of the times
upon the thought, prayer and liberal liberality
ity liberality of the public There will be a
number of short tallfs, and some good
music, and it is, hoped that the people
of Ocala will fill the house. A section
of the gallery will be reserved for the
colored people and they are urged to
attend. The purpose of the meeting
is to seek to enlist the co-operation
of all the people in certain great
movements which are imperative, ifi;
the overthrow of German ambitions
and endeavors is secured. The kov-
eminent is .training an army and na-'
vjr, wmcu win uo meir pan in me
war. But the people who db not go
to the front must do some things
which are as truly patriotic. They
must see that the church and Its ac-
Hvltfea at hnrna and ahmad nr mm.
Cross society with all the money and

:rrri X Tldruggists.of North and-South Caro

iU1 ullc wuia w uie i, m. kj.a.

to service here, or there v will be no;!uuSUlUves ior liquor.

the i promoters of the meeting hope
the people who attend will not only
be enlightened as to the. work they
ban do, and inspired to do it, but that
they will resolve to give themselves
and their money to the service of God
and their country in this time of cri crisis.
sis. crisis. Fill ther Tample Sunday night
and 'ask the blesslnof heaven upon
the meeting.
V The program will be aa.fojlows:
"The Conditions," by Rev. John R.
Herndon. J
"The Needs," by Rev. C. E. Wyatt.
"The Agencies," by Rev. G. A. Ott Ott-mann."
mann." Ott-mann." -J-y.f,,
S "The Source," by Rev. J. M. Gross.
Remarks by Mr. W. T. Gary,
j-;:T. ... x. '.
All laembers of the Woodmen of the
World are earnestly requested to
meet at the Woodmen hall Sunday
afternoon, Nov. 11th, at 1:15 o'clock
to assist in the ceremony of unveil unveiling
ing unveiling the monuments erected to the
memory of Sovereigns J. D. Rooney
and W. T. Richey.
C. K. Sage, Clerk.
The long-expected and very inter interesting
esting interesting Pathe film, featuring the re review
view review of the Rainbow division, in which
are some of our Ocala boys, has arriv arrived,
ed, arrived, and will be shown at the Temple
this afternoon and evening, togethei
with the interesting picture story,
"The" Cigarette Girt."
All the high school students, mem-
ing and help with the singing of
hymns and patriotic airs at the mass
meeting Sunday evening at the Tem Temple
ple Temple theater.
A. full assortmen. of the famous
PAKRO Seedtape. Just the thing for
the small fall garden. Ocala Seed
Sure tf


Altho They are : Official, They Add
Nothing to What Has Been Told
in the Dispatches
(Associated Press)
Washington, Nov. 10. The first re re-perts
perts re-perts from American Ambassador
Francis on the upheaval in Russia ar arrived
rived arrived today but they added nothing to
the news in dispatches already re received.
ceived. received. HELD DOWN COAL DEALERS
In an effort to hold retail coal prof profits
its profits to a reasonable margin, the fuel
administration today directed state
fuel administrators to carefully check
prices. Instructions issued called for
reports by retailers to local commits
tees to get the exact amount of profit
on a gross margin charged. Where
complaints of preYailing prices are
made, dealers must give detailed
statements of the costs of doing bus business.
iness. business.
Sensational Features, he Says, will
be Eliminated at the Trial of
. Mrs. DeSaulles
(Associated Press)
New York, Nov. 10-Justice Man Manning
ning Manning of the New York supreme court.
who will preside at the trial of Mrs.
Bianca DeSaulles, for the murder of
her former husband, J. L. DeSaulles,
November 1916, announced that the
trial would be free of sensational f ea-
Il VvZ S 11 V
from the court room, as well as knit-
A. J 1 1 Xf
lers ana rancneon parties.
to Discontinue Selling
Booze Infected Proprie Proprietary
tary Proprietary Articles
! (Associated Press)
Tampa, Noy. 10. -The South At
composed of wholesale
lantic, Club-, composed of
-' r j ti j ,-
(Associated Press)
z Washington, Nov. 10. Fair weath weather
er weather with moderate temperatures will
predominate in the South Atlantic
states for the week beginning Sunday,
according to" the weekly forecast is issued
sued issued by the -weather bureau today.
.' Miss Mabel Stevens, state organ organizer
izer organizer for the W C. T. U., will preach
at Kendrick Sunday morning at .11
o'clock. All are cordially invited to
come out and hear this forceful woman-speaker.
The Auto Sales Company, Mr. Mack
Taylor managing salesman, reports
that it has 'sold .seven Hudson Supers
six cars in the period covered by Oc
tober and thus far in November.
Among those getting the Hudsons
were Mr. L. K. Edwards of Irvine;
Mir. John Paisley of Williston; Mr.
Godfrey of Alachua, and Dr. Paisley
of Gainesville.
Read the advertisement of the Auto
Sales Company in today's issue.
There is bread and bread, but the
best bread to eat is the famous But Butternut
ternut Butternut breads made at Carter's Bak Bakery,
ery, Bakery, and on sale at retail grocers, tf
A human life may depend upon the
accuracy and promptness with which
a prescription is 16oked after. Both
are features at the Court Pharmacy.
The greatest human care and the
highest human intelligence ought to
go into the filling of every prescrip prescription.
tion. prescription. This describes our service. The
Court Pharmacy. 17-tf
The first fighting airplane, wholly
made in America of American ma materials,
terials, materials, has taken the air in success successful
ful successful test flights.
. The Dollar Limit Store, Ocala, will
pay 40 cents per dozen, cash for fresh
eggs. i-2-wky


It Looks Like All the Holy Land will
, Soon be in the Hands of
the English
(Associated Press)
London, Nov. 10 The British army
in Palestine pursuing the defeated
Turks has made further extensive
gains. The war office announces that
Askalon has been occupied. Turkish
casualties, exclusive of prisoners,
were given as 10,000.
His Friends Unable to Prevent the
Governor from Making an Un Un-.
. Un-. seemly Exhibition of Himself
The cooler-headed friends of the
governor, who have been trying, with
fair success to hold him down the
past few weeks have temporarily lost
their grip if the following dispatch to
the Pensacola Journal is true:
Montgomery, Ala., Nov. 8. Flor Florida
ida Florida may be put under martial law
and the heads of certain judges in the
state may be amputated, accordingl
to Viovernor iatts in an mierview
II 1
given out in Montgomery Tuesday
while en route to Louisville, where
he is to address the Purity League
next Sunday.
"I expect Secretary of the Navy
Daniels to declare martial law in
Florida," declared Governor Catts,
"principally on account of the rotten
conditions in Escambia county. The
fight is still on between the prohibi prohibitionists
tionists prohibitionists and the antis, who have
fought me ever since I announced for
governor, but we will win out yet. I
will keep fighting until liquor is
swept out of Florida. J
"I have written a letter to Secre
tary Daniels and fully described the
conditions, to him, especially the con
ditions to be found m those cities
where naval bases have been estab
lished, and I look for the secretary
of the navy to take some drastic
action in' the matter.
"I, told Secretary Daniels in my
letter that, through a recent decision
of Judge Moreno Jones, of Escambia
county, the sale of liquor is recogniz
ed in that county and. the whole state
will be opened to ..the sale of the bev
erage if such decisions are -allowed
to stand.
"Service clubs," said the governor,
"or blind tigers, if you choose to call
them, that were tabooed in Florida by
the laws which ran liquor out. Jus Justices
tices Justices ruled that the sale of liquor by
individuals was against the law un until
til until the judge of Escambia county
ruled otherwise, and thereby opened
the way for any restaurant Of soda
fountain under his jurisdiction to
serve whisky, beer and wine.
Would .Remove Jones
"The case has been appealed to the
supreme court. If the court reserves
the decision of Judge Jones, I will
remove him from office. If it affirms,
I will remove him anyway. .. f ''
"I would no more hesitate to re remove
move remove him," declared the fighting gov governor,
ernor, governor, "thanL. would hesitate to re remove
move remove a Guinea negro." 3-"
Moral conditions surrounding, the
camp at Jacksonville, according to
Governor Catts, are excellent at this
time, though a few weeks ago Florida
stood a good chance to lose the camp.
"How about the report that 20,000
troops would be removed from Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville to Montgomery because of
unfavorable moral conditions?" hi.
was asked.
" "That will not be necessary now,"
he said, "but it stood a good chance of
happening if we hadn't cleaned things
up. Six weeks ago' we went after
'em. One hundred' and sixty-five im immoral
moral immoral women were rounded up in one
day at Jacksonville and forced to
leave town. The sale of liquor was
stopped. Conditions since that time
have been all right, but they won't
be if judgments like that of the
county judge of Escambia are sup supported."
ported." supported." In the same issue the Journal has
this editorial:
The Climax
What is. perhaps the most remark remarkable
able remarkable interview ever published in any
newspaper from the governor of any
state finds the light in the news col columns
umns columns of the Journal this .morning.
Governor Catts announces that
martial law is imminent in his state.
Martian law "presupposes a condi condition
tion condition and lawlessness which the regu regular
lar regular constituted authorities are pow powerless
erless powerless to suppress.
Think it over!
He announces, furthermore, that
whether right or wrong, he will re remove
move remove Judge Jones from office. :
Think over that, too!
We begrudge the notoriety, the


VOL. 23, NO. 272.

- mi
Fifteen Thousand Men of the New
National Army Were
in Line
(Associated Press)
r Atlanta, Nov. 10.- Governor Brum Brumbaugh,
baugh, Brumbaugh, his wife and staff are hereto hereto-day
day hereto-day to witness a review of about 15, 15,-000
000 15,-000 selectmen at Camp Gordon. After
the review the party, together with
Governor Dorsey of Georgia, will be
guests at a reception of Major-Gen-eral
Evenswift, commanding the 82nd
Division of the National Army.
Acted with- Timely Severity Toward
Bunch of the I. W. W.
' in Oklahoma
, (Associated Press)
Tulsa,-Okla., Nov. 10. The where whereabouts
abouts whereabouts of seventeen half naked, bad-,
ly beaten members of the Industrial
Workers of the World, who were tak taken
en taken from the police, whipped, tarred
and feathered last nigh tby a band of
sixty "Knights of Liberty," is un unknown
known unknown today. They had been 'warned
never to return to Tulsa. The police
were forced to watch the work of the
- For some years Ocala has been
looked upon as the leading mule mar market
ket market of the state, and she is still en entitled
titled entitled to the position. Last Saturday
night the Tompkins & Rogers stables
received fifty-eight head, and at the
close of business last evening, five
selling days, only had four on hand.
Each week at this season sees new
droves being brought in, and in a few
days the users of draft animals are
again scouring around in search of
mules, Tliere just seems to be no
limit to the mule market here.
public attention, which by this pub publicity
licity publicity we are giving to this charla-,
tan. It would be better that his ev every
ery every utterance could be suppressed.
But it must be remembered that
this man is the governor of the state,
and as governor his word carries cer certain,
tain, certain, weight with the authorities at"
Washington. To' outside authorities,
to whom local conditions are un unknown,
known, unknown, his word is influential.
"If the court reverses the decision
of J udge J ones I will remove him
from office. If it affirms, I will re remove
move remove him anyway," are sentences elo eloquent
quent eloquent of the mental processes of tills
individual, which puts him beyond the
pale of being dealt with on any in intellectual
tellectual intellectual or moral plane.
This fact should be stated for the
guidance of Mr. Daniels or whomso whomsoever
ever whomsoever is interested in this deplorable
situation.' Catts is simply playing
politics and is selling out West Flor Florida
ida Florida in the interest of his future -o
political welfare.
.; That is the milk in the cocoanut.
The worst aspect of the case is
that he is posing behind a moral
mask. I
Prohibition is not the issue. Pen Pensacola
sacola Pensacola is neither worse nor better
than any other city in which units of
the army and navy are encamped. Th.
city is as free from rowdyism as any
in the state or in the country, a fact
which .Catts knows well enoueh.
xuugc itfuiicn is x mem vi iiigu murai
standing, with a sterling clean record!
as a, Judge, a fact which Catts equpl -ly
well knows. y
It was bad enough when this manr -occupying
the chief magistrate's
chair of the state, sought notoriety by
eccentric methods. That 'was deplor deplorable
able deplorable spectacle enough, but at elast
it was a mild form of disease only.
But when bolstered up by his con conceit,
ceit, conceit, he enlarges his vision, gives
freer rein to his ambition,, gratui gratuitously
tously gratuitously slanders every resident of the
state of Florida and deliberately at attempts
tempts attempts to work irreparable injury to
Pensacola and West Florida, the sit situation
uation situation is serious, indeed.
The Chamber of Commerce "and
Rotary Club should wire the secre secretary
tary secretary of the navy "today, telling him
the true conditions here and urging
that full investigation be made before
placing credence in the false state statements
ments statements emanating from the chief ex executive
ecutive executive of the state.
In no other way can we save our ourselves
selves ourselves from the ill effects of Gover Governor
nor Governor Catts' loathsome venow and em emphasize
phasize emphasize his admission that he is un unqualified
qualified unqualified to govern the state, which
he proves by calling upon the mili military
tary military authorities to relieve him of the
reins of government.
T A v. i t
Army trench mirrors 25c. Army
brushes 50c.
and 75c




Pungent Paragraphs Culled from
. Ocala's Bright High
School Paper

(Ocaleean Ensign)
Agnes Bui ford has been appoint appointed
ed appointed captain of the girte' military com company.
pany. company. There were three boy3 in the B sec section
tion section of the eighth grade who made
50 or above in every subject the
first month.
Four girls and three boys in the A
section of the eighth grade made not

the first month. Can any other grade
in the school beat thaF?
T TT I 1 i it.- il. ll..

j. rent; x-ieuueny is wits ituuiur ui. me

winning essay on4 iooa conservation.

AAA nil Avirxr I f f An titn All Intm' hA

lie an i jr uti iui nc an vic vnc
"movies." Mary Brooks was the
winnpV in the cm mm sir srheri

Miss Marguerite Porter is taking

a great interest in the music of our
school. She ha3 picked a choru3 to
do special work, being accompanied
by Miss Borden and a number of vio violins.
lins. violins. t ;.:-.
. The officers training camp for tht
girte, under the direction of Marshall
" Carn, is slowly but surely progress progressing.
ing. progressing. These well trained girls are to

school girls.
, The high school and eighth grade
are progressing speedily in their
chorus work.' They took their first
lesson in, "round" singing a few days
ago We are all very enthusiastic in
,our new work.
Every pupil in the grade wrote a

composition on iooa conservation.
There were six who made E plus. All
.were very good. We can also say

V1MV VTVl JT SV-Jl PVil A. A I VUb X Olg llvU
the food conservation pledge cards.
The A section of the eighth grade
organized a literary society Friday,
Oct. 2, 1917. The following were
elected as officers of this society;
Edith Edwards, president; Robert
Rogers, secretary, and Irene Cam,
Elizabeth Wetherbee and Walter
Troxler, program committee.
The B section of the eighth grade
organized a society Friday, Oct. 19,

iyj.7. i ne omcers are : ; resident,
Guy Lane vice president, Marie Rob Robertson;
ertson; Robertson; secretary, Inez Vaughn, and
program committee, Maudie Mar--shall,
Lyndal Mathews and Frank
We are glad to have an expression
department in our school under the
direction of Mrs. Allie Van Davis, and
that so much interest is being shown
in this work. Some of the pupils-of
this department are, Working up a

play to be given in the near future nrR v. sw wW ic tha Wcn?

for the benefit of the Red .Cross. Rozeiie W.,. (much startled): "It's
Misses. Pitchford and Combear were under my desIc but 1m not usi it
kidnaped one Friday night and taken!

to Silver Springs to chaperone a
dance, When they arrived all that

j Dun L. V V. WVJ

had explained the reaction of alcohol
on acid.
Mr. Henderson: Tom, if you should
accidentally swallow some carbolic
acid, -what would you do?
Tom: I'd drink "alcohol."
Mr. Henderson: Bat if Ocala were
as "dry" as Tennessee, what would
ycu do?
Bright Tom: I'd drink lemon ex extract
tract extract or "jew-maker" ginger.
Mr. Henderson:' What is temporar temporarily
ily temporarily hard ater?
Wellie Meffert: Ice.
A FreShman was reading jokes in
the Literary Digest. Prof. Hender Henderson
son Henderson walking into the library said,
"What are you doing?"
Freshy: "Digesting literature."
Klock, Wesson and Todd were sing singing
ing singing in chapel.
Robert IL: That's a three "bass"
Sidney, who saw Leonard Todd go going
ing going to ring the bell, joyfully exclaim exclaimed:
ed: exclaimed: "Thank the Lord!"
, To which Ann Benton said, "Why
thank Him You'd better thank Leon Leonard."
ard." Leonard."
------ -. ....
Miss Williams: Explain the mean meaning
ing meaning of "delicious" as used in describ describing
ing describing poetry. Is it correct to describe
a thing as "delicious" if it is not

food ?

Callie: Well, yes, it is, for. poetry is
food for the mind.

Miss P.: Ellen what is j tie?
Ellen: The cute little strings

boys wear, around their collars.
Mr. Henderson: Did you see that
man with the wooden leg, by the
name of Murphy?
Marshall (dreamingly) : What was
the name of the other leg ?



Miss P.: What is a rest?
Marie: Something we O. H. S. stud students
ents students never get.
- -.
. Miss P. (In singing) : Pearl r can't
you strike that "B" flat?
Pearl: Yes, but Miss M. said I must
be natural. T
Miss P.: Ethel what is a chord?
Ethel: What we draw circles with
on the board in geometry.
-Miss P.: Sam what is a note? J
Sam: Little white objects that have
ceased to be passed since Mr. Cassels

Miss Pitchford (dictating Latin

boys, you had good chaperones.

Wanted: A fluffy, playful kitten.
It must have a good character as it
will have a gentle mistress. Leonard
TWM. ;'-

r Lost: A novelty "cap" six feet in
diameter, from Waterman's store two
weeks ago. If found return and re receive
ceive receive handsome reward. Later: Be-

Wellie : Mr. H. isn't steak more
than 30 cents a pound."
Mr. H.:nl don't know; the last time
we bought any was in June.
Class: Who's "we"?


When you have plumbing or elec

trical contracting, let us furnish you

estimates. No ion too larcfe and none

fore going to press we learned that too small, tf- H. W. Tucker.

lroi. Henderson had purchased said i : "- :
cap while we were out.
Miss Doke (to Geometry class) :Le are agents for Kodaks and the
"Everybody pay attention to Mar- Eastman N. C. films. Geng s. 29-tf
guerite Edwards' figure." V." ou can buy your bread, pies,
' Wanted: Miss Pitchford would' like ??kes buns' ef cheaper from us
a frown guaranteed not to Come off g1 v,Vfn bake them yourself.
She needs it for study hall during the garter s Bakery.
sixth period. r .'.., J ;'
Wanted: A French Jack good for: Chesapeake Bay Oysters received

daily at the Delicatessen Shop, Ocaia


French IV.

One of our vounc teachers baa been HouS3 block.

flitting about like a little school girl (
for the past few days. (Since he's' Army trench mirrors 25c. Army
been in town). shaving brushes 50c. and 75c. at
Lost: Somewhere this side of Jack- lGrig'g. 29-tf

sOnville, a handkerchief with purple i

trimmings. If found wire (prepaid)

Weirsdale, Nov. 7. Friends of Mr.
Edwin Friebric are glad to welcome
him here again. On account of ex extreme
treme extreme cold weather at his home, he is
here earlier than usual this year. He
is a guest of the Lakeside hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Cameron,
Messrs. W. II. Bickley, F. W. Peerrin,
D. Kimball and W. B. Coggins wert
Ocala visitors Tuesday.
The entertainment and supper giv given
en given at the schoolhouse Friday night
was well attended. Parties of young
people from Summerfield and Candler
motored over. The program which
had been carefully arranged was well
rendered. The audience especially en enjoyed
joyed enjoyed the violin and organ duets by
Master L. B. Walling and his sister,
lone. Delicious supper, was served
after the program and the proceeds,
amounting to nearly $21, was sent to
the Children's Home in Jacksonville.
Mr. W. C. Black, manager of the
Snitzler packing house, is shipping
fruit for the Umatilla Fruit company.
Mrs. J. J. Knoblock and children
returned home Saturday after a
week's visit at Martin.
Mr. E C. Albertson and family
were shoppers in Ocala Saturday.
Choir practice will be held at the
home of Mrs. W. T. Kelsey Friday
night. A full attendance is request requested.
ed. requested. We are sorry to learn that little
Miss Eleanor Douglas is on the sick
list this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Sandlin and Mr. ana
Mrs. Foss have returned to Orlando,
where they are shipping fruit for the
Central Fruit Co.
Rev. Mrs. Mabel Stevens of St.
Augustine, lectured on state-wide
prohibition at the church Monday eve
ning. She is an eloquent and gifted
speaker and it was a great privilege
to have an opportunity of hearing
her. Pledges amounting to $40 were
given for the cause after the address.
She was en route from the W. C. T.
U. state convention at Lakeland and
was accompanied by Mrs. A. M.
Reed, a delegate from this union.
Mr. and Mrs. Errol Reed arrived
home from their wedding trip last
Thursday. They are making their
home at present with Mrs. A. M.
Mr. R. H. Lyles and family are
moving from Stanton to Clearwater.
Hallowe'en in Weipdale
Last Hallowe'en as we peacefully
The goblins and ghosts from their
hiding place crept.
They came from South Lake, and they
came from the mill,
From Stanton and Weirsdale and ev everywhere,
erywhere, everywhere, till,
A whole host had gathered from far
and from near
And they spent the happiest night of
the year.
Their calls at our homes were noise noiselessly
lessly noiselessly done,
And they all disappeared when arose
the great sun.
Chairs, tables and clocks become rest restless
less restless and found
Exalted positions far off from the
Familiar signs from strange places
And new ones were made where none
had been seen.
The old well a new coat of paint now
If you don't believe me, just ask our
But boys will be boys, and goblins
remain, :
From year unto year exactly the
But a hint to the wise is sufficient, no
- -doubt:
Well get the goblins if they don't
watch out.

1 i -n 1 T-i

n m h


Special Offerings for November

40-inch 4-ply Crepe de Chene, Black and all Colors,
at $1.69
36-inch Lustre Satin, "Skinner Fabric," all Colors,
Special at $1.98
36-inch Skinner Taffeta, "Wear Guaranteed," Black
and all Colors at
40-inch Satin Charmeuse, Exquisite Shades, Special
at $2.25
36-inch Fancy Satin for Shirts, in the Newest Com Combinations
binations Combinations of Colors, Plaids and Stripes
Special at
$1.75 and $2.00

Munsing Garments in One and Two-Piece Suits, fit
50 Cents to $2.25

Chiffon,- Broadcloth, Black and Colors at
French Serges and Poplins, all wool, 44-inch, all
Colors, at $1.45
Fancy Wool Dress Goods at Special low Prices

v (Second Floor)
Fifty Tailored Coat Suits, Latest Styles, in Serges
and Poplins, all wool, sizes 16 to 44, at
Fifty Coat Suits, Better Grade,' at
Winter Coats for Ladies and Misses, Velour, Silver-

ton and Plush, a large variety to select Xrom

$12.50 to $34.50 1

Ladies' Georgette. Waists, White and Colored, Latest
Modes, $5.75
Ladies' Crepe de Chene Waists, all colors, at
Newest Designs Separate Skirts and Wool Sweaters,
attractively priced
Rugs in all sizes. Blankets and Comforts 50 pei
cent lower than the prevailing wholesale prices.
Wre Carry the Largest Stock of Ladies' and Chil Children's
dren's Children's Hosiery in Cotton, Lisle and Silk
25 Cents to $2.00
AVe Are Sole Agents for the Best Standard Brands
of Ladies' and Children's Shoes
Wichert's for $7.50 to $10
Oueen Quality for $6.00 to $8.00
Merriam Shoes for Children; None Better for fit and
Wear. Special Bargains in Ladies' and
Children's Shoes

Gents' Furnishing Department

For quality, style and finish are not surpassed by
anyone at any price, and then we have them to fit
YOU. They hold their shape always. Our guaran guarantee
tee guarantee is back of every suit. Prices
$27.50 to $30.00
Have been our brag line for many years, and we
have had no reason to change our opinion about
them being the leaders at the price. With their label
in your suit you know that you have real value.
$18 00 to $28.00
Our line of Overcoats this season will be found espe especially
cially especially attractive to the man who wants a real value.
Every one made in the latest style, and not a skimpy
one in the lot. Priced upward from
$12 50

Are another line of clothes that need no boosting to
those who have tried them. Each suit is made up
tastily and this season's weaves are certainly works
of real art in tailoring material. Elegantly lined.

$17.00 to $21.00

Have long been a specialty in our Clothing Depart Department,
ment, Department, and we are proud of our selections for this
season. We can fit out the boy with a suit that fits
regardless of apparent peculiarities in his build.
Long or Short trousers. Prices

$8.50 upward

Extra Heavy Wool Sweaters for Men
and Boys All Colors and Sizes.
Big Assortment of Fancy Vests and
Neckwear of Every Description.

Complete Line of Famous John B. Stetson Hats

shoes! SHOES! shoes!

There's economy in buying good SHOES and the line we are showing this season wears the stamp
of "ECONOMY" at every turn. We can fit you out with a fancy dress shoe or an every day shoe that
will give you real comfort from the moment you put your foot into it, and at prices that will surprise
you in this day of high prices. We are also making a specialty of Boys' School Shoes, of which we have
a complete line. We have a lot of real bargains in shoes that were bought before the rise in prices prices-ask
ask prices-ask to see them.


Ocala, Florida.


Prof. Cassels, at O. H. S

V Whenever you see Miss Pitchford,
say, "I can not." ;
If you are interested in our school
and school affairs, come out to our
basketball games. If you arenot in interested,
terested, interested, come anyhow, and you" can't
help but be interested. Show the boys
arid girls what crowds you can make.
If you can't come yourself eive some

Ocala is soon going to have a ly ly-ceum
ceum ly-ceum course. It .will equal or even
exceed in excellence the one we had

last year. The prices will "be very j
reasonable and it will more than pay
you to see every number. I
Wanted: About an hour longer each i

day for Senior history class.
Mays. ";.

The faculty and pupils are very
sorry that Anna Belle Wesson had to
resign her position as editor-in-chief J
of the Ocaleean Ensign. Miss Wat-
son will be Miss Wesson's successor,-?
and the paper is expected to be &!
great success under its new editor. ; Z
The Ocala High and Grammar,'
Schools purchased a fifty dollar Lib-

erty Bond Oct. 26th, as a permanent

nucleus for the school library. Each

pupil contributed his bit ; or "two ;
bits" in this good cause. At the Lib-1
erty Bond fire the fagot was carried
by a group consisting of a represen-

tative from 'each grade

560 Acres Well Improved
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Ask to see them."
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Definitions for Old Words I

1 PVlJU A cmc-M n1

of man; example. Lamar Barnett.

2. Innocence. ; One who knows
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3. Love. Nothing divided by two.
Ask Sarah rr.d Robert.
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No. 151, (Vala to Wilcox, Monday
Wednesday and Friday, 6:10 a. m..
No. J?5. Ocala tn Lakeland Sunny
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' No. 141, Wilcox. Gainesville nnri
Fa.latka to Ocala, 11:15 a. m
So. 40, St. Petersburg to Jackson Jacksonville,
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No. 48, Homosassa to Ocala. 1:W
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No. 49. Ocala to Homosassa. 2:2?
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mo lice

That's what our boys are saying who are "over there"
and fighting for you so that this world may be a better
place for you to live in. Will you supply your soldier
friend with his favorite smoke and satisfy his longing?
- -mm a a 1 C 1 a 1

lie is doing his bit will you do yoursr aenamg roDac-

co to our boys is almost as important as romng oaii oaii-dages
dages oaii-dages or psoducing munitions, as far as their comfort
is concerned.
The Ocala Star Tobacco Fund
has just been started, to supply our boys with their favorite smoke.- Will you help to make it a suc success?
cess? success? This has been endorsed by the Government. Through the efforts of the STAR, arrangements
have been made with the American Tobacco Company to send 45c. worth of tobacco for 2oc.
Here is what they will get:

, 20c


In Science c'ass. Mr. Henderson

Notice is hereby given that on the
4th day of February, A. D. 1918, the
undersigned will j resent our ac accounts
counts accounts and vouchers to the judge of
probate in and foi Marion county,
Florida, at his office at the court courthouse
house courthouse in Ocala, and will make our
final settlement and will apply for
final discharge as such executors.
This August 4th. 1917.
Aj Executors of the Estate of N. L
Fort, Deceased. 8-4-sat

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A return post card is enclosed in each package, so that every contributor will receive a personal
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(Toronto Mail and Empire)
Not even Germany has tried to in inculcate
culcate inculcate patriotism more earnestly
than our big kinsman and partner to j
the south. It is said that in the au authorized
thorized authorized edition of the primary Ger German
man German school book there is this ques question,
tion, question, "What is Germany?" The an answer,
swer, answer, "Our Fatherland, surrounded
by enemies." It was not true when
writen, however it may now approxi approximate
mate approximate to the truth. In the United
States the answer to a school book
question as to what is Englang, but
answer is in effect, "A tyrant that
we licked." American school chil children
dren children for several generations have
been taught that they and their coun country
try country came into being by defeating,
more" than once, the stupid bully,
England, that had desired to treat
Americans as Senegambians were
treated by cruel taskmasters. Hence
has arisen a prejudice against Great
Britain, which is not to be explained
away byj Fenianism. Millions of Am Americans
ericans Americans destitute of Irish blood have
had the notion that England is a rob robber
ber robber nation, and that the foreign pol
icy of the United States might pro- i
perly be concentrated into watchful watchfulness
ness watchfulness of perfidious Albion.
Popular Notion of England
Americans who are readers and
whose knowledge of history is not
confined to what they were taught
when in knickerbockers, have rid
themselves of the prejudice against
England, but as most Americans, hk
most Canadians, do not learn any
thing about ancient history after they
escape from the Rublic schools, it is
not unnatural that the majority of
American citizens have had the idea
that as-soldiers the .English were
either jokes or tragedies, that the
generals were an unpleasing combi combination
nation combination of boor and fool, and that the
aim of Great Britain was to enslave
whatever portions of -the earth re remained
mained remained open for conquest. Before the
war more than one American writer
combated this idea, and it had made
considerable headway. Since the
United States and Great Britain have
become allies the work of enlighten enlightening
ing enlightening the average American has pro proceeded
ceeded proceeded apace, and now it is. by no
means uncommon to find an Ameri American
can American newspaper telling its readers
that what they were taught about
England at school is, to use the hap happy
py happy phrase of Emerson, "the old
Lop-Sided History
In last Sunday's Portland Ore Ore-gonian,
gonian, Ore-gonian, one of the best papers on the
Pacific slope, the leading article is
devoted to "Our Anti-British School
Books." The writer points out that
the mischief of the average American
school book, when it attempts to
teach history, is not that it invents
history, but that it presents facts in
suchi a manner that the "victory of an
enemy when be takes 10,000 prison prisoners
ers prisoners is represented as unimportant
compared with a victory for the home
troops when they take 18 prisoners.
For instance, in the history of the
war of 1812, the Battle of Lake Erie
is lauded as a Homeric and; decisive
conflict, while the "affair at Bladens Bladens-burg"
burg" Bladens-burg" is treated as though it -was of
no importance whatsoever. The glor glorious
ious glorious Canadian records of Chateau Chateau-guay,
guay, Chateau-guay, Lundy's Lane and Queenston
Heights might as well appertain to
the history of Peru, so far as the av
erage American schoolboy is concern
English Friends of Independence
Before the war Mr. Charles Alts Alts-chul,
chul, Alts-chul, ,who certainly bears no English
name, wrote a book in which he ex examined
amined examined the various American his histories
tories histories used in the schools. He care carefully
fully carefully reviewed" the events leading up
to the American revolution, and
showed that the injustices which the
American colonists were cabled upon
to endure were not imposed upon
them by English people, but by a
king of England who was as German
as the present crown prince. He
showed that the greatest Englishmen
of the day, Pitt and Fox and Burke,
were brothers in spirit to Franklin,
Adams and Washington, and that
they fought for the contentions of the
colonists in parliament as bravely as
ever. Washington fought for them in
the field. The great mass of the Eng English
lish English people, one hundred years ago.
had no feeling against the Americans.
They suffered as much, and it may be
that they bore a greater burden of
injustice with less complaining than
the colonies. They bi on the bullet
when the colonist reached for his
An Old Breach Closed
The fact is that in its history the
United States had had just two im important
portant important wars apart from internecine
war, and both happened to be against
England. The scrap with Mexico and
the brush with Spain are not worth
calling wars. Popular American his history
tory history has overlooked the fact that haa
it not been for Great Britain the
United States would have had its first
great war with Germanyand Austria
at the time it was battering Spain.
Any hostility that there has been be between
tween between the two countries since Cleve Cleveland
land Cleveland delivered his Venezuelan utli utli-matum
matum utli-matum has been artificial, and has
been provoked by silly text books, by
Fenians or by pro-Germans. Now that
ithe two natiQns stand shoulder to
shoulder in the greatest war that the
world has ever seen, the old mistaken
d'strust with disappear forever, and
the chief glory will go to the Cana Canadian
dian Canadian soldiers who first died in this
war and were hailed as. brothers and
Americans by the press and-public
of the United States.


(Ocaleean Ensign)
Wednesday night, the spooks play played
ed played havoc in our city. On returning
from their frolic, two of the boys wit witnessed
nessed witnessed a sight that they had never
seen before.
Spooks! Spooks of all kinds danc dancing
ing dancing through the front door, down the
front steps, and out into the dark
Both boys wondered, but said noth nothing.
ing. nothing. On entering their bedroom they
wondered no longer, only stared in
dumb amazement. Was it that they
were in their own room or in some
one else's? Were they seeing things
crooked? One should say "Yes."
Crooked was no word for it. Their
clothes were mixed and jumbled to together,
gether, together, the pictures and pennants
taken from the walls, and the mat mattress
tress mattress off the bed. Worst of all, their
"girls' pictures had been greatly
disturbed and now lay disorderly on
the floor.
When the dumb amazement passed
from their countenances, the "spooks"
heard them begin to speak. Not in
the tender, good-natured, voices usu
ally used by Julian and Harold, but
in stern, fierce, gruff growls it poured
out, rather making the "spooks" hap happier
pier happier for what they had done.
Harold and Julian were not the
only ones visited by the "spooks."
Why did Robert come to school with without
out without his hat and all day long cry for
his lost picture of Sarah ? Why did
Mr. Henderson's nose shine so? (The
"spooks" upset his face powder).
Why was Reuben so sleepy-eyed? (He
had to shake the hot sands of Florida
off the sheet). Why was Leonard so
nearly late? (He had to fairly dig a
tunnel to get out of his room). All
of this was caused by the "spooks."
Mr. Horrell also felt a visit of these
sams "spooks," but they did not play
as much havoc with his store as they
did with the rooms of the O. H. S.
boys. Boys, look out for the reap reappearance
pearance reappearance of the "spooks" on April 1,
(Ocaleean Ensign)
The military drill in school this
year is compulsory. Every boy from
the fourth grade up has to drill every
morning from 10:05 to 10:35.
There are one hundred and fifty
boys in, the school that are compelled
to drill. The boys are divided into
two companies, A and B.
The only thing some of the boys
dislike about the drill is that they
are detained after school to drill in
the "awkward squad."
Following are the officers of the
High School Cadet Company:
. Senior Instructor: Y. A. Henderson.
- Major: Reuben Blalock.
Sergeant-Ma jor: Wellie Meffert.
- Captain Co. A.: Marshall Cam.
1st Lieut. Co. A.: Leonard Todd.
2nd Lieut. Co. A.: T. H. Wallis.
1st Sergeant Co. A.: Robert Hall.
Captain Co. B.: J. H. Klock.
1st Lieut. Co. B.: Robert Blake.
2nd Lieut. Co. B.: Allen Hollinrake.
. 1st Sergeant: Leonardy Wesson.
Respecting Increased Postage Rates
on Letters and Postal and
Post Cards
It is of the utmost importance that
every patron of the postal service be become
come become familiar with the increased
rates of postage providing for letters,
postal and post cards bythe war rev-
Jenue act, as set forth in order No.
755. Failure to prepay the proper
amount of postage will delay the dis dispatch
patch dispatch and delivery of mail, cause con confusion,
fusion, confusion, annoyance and inconvenience
and impose upon the postal service
unnecessary labor and expense.
The following features should ,he
particularly emphasized:
The increased rates become effec effective
tive effective Nov. 2, 1917.
Letters and other first-class matter
(except drop letters and postal and
post cards) will be subject to postage
at the rate of three cents for each
ounce or fraction thereof which
should be fully prepaid. If less than
three cents is prepaid on a letter, or
other first-class matter, it shall be re returned
turned returned to the sender, if known, for
the deficient postage. v If the sender
is t not known, it shall, if prepaid at
least two cents, be rated with the de deficient
ficient deficient postage and dispatched to its
destination for collection of the
amount due upon delivery to the ad addressee.
dressee. addressee. Letters and other first-class
matter prepaid less than two cents
shall be treated as prescribed by Sec Section
tion Section 545, Postal Laws and Regula Regulations.
tions. Regulations. The rate on drop letters on and
after Nov. 2, 1917, will be two cents
an ounce or fraction of an ounce. This
applies to all letters mailed for deliv delivery
ery delivery within the postal district of the
office where- deposited, including de delivery
livery delivery by the city, rural, or other car carriers
riers carriers of such office. The two-sent drop
letter rate also applies to offices
which have no free delivery service.
All postal cards, whether they
bear written messages or are entire entirely
ly entirely in print must be prepaid two cents
each and, therefore, the one-cent
postal cards must have a one-cent
postage stamp affixed to them in ad addition
dition addition to the one-cent -stamp impress impressed
ed impressed on such cards.
Post cards, or private mailing card?
bearing written messages will be sub subject
ject subject to two cents postage each.
The rate of postage is not affected
on printed cards bearing the word
"post card" or "private mailing
card" which do not bear any vvitt?r,
additions unauthorized on third-clas3

matter by the provisions of Section
453, such printed cards still being
subject to postage at the third-class
rate. Printed cards mailed at the!
third-class rate can not be forwarded j
from the office of original address to?
another postoffice without a new pre-J

payment of postage.

v. f Lv -I 1 .v. y K-I ecutlve order concerning the flag was
the widest publicity to the necessity mad and ,t pr0Tided for.the specifie
of early mailing of packages intend- arranement of the stars says tte De Deed
ed Deed to reach our troops m France by Free pressf were to be
Christmas and the fact that such flrra in gix horizontaI of
packages must not exceed seven, e M gtars each starting In the.

tt i : i. c-i Tirrii i 1
pounds in weight.
The department advices me -that
unless packages intended as Christ-;
mas presents for the troops m France
are deposited m the postoffice on or
before November 15th, it will not be;-
possible for them to reach destina-1
tion by Christmas.
xxic urtiuucui iuxwicr
that on account of the postal regu
lations in France, packages weighing
Truvre tlian eounn nnnnils ntxrt tint Vo
forwarded by mail. j
If you will give these facts wide
puDiicity it win aouDtiess oe appre-jK
ciated by your many patrons.
James R. Boyd,
Chief Clerk, R. M. S.

Third row No. 17, Ohio ; 18, Louls-
(Ocaleean Ensign) liana; 19, Indiana; 20, Mississippi; 21,
The girls are showing a great in- Illinois J 22. Alabama ; 23, Maine, 24,
terest in our basketball team this ; Missouri.
year, and every practice day more' "Fourth Row No. 25, Arkansas; 2S, ;
girls are out than can play at one Michigan; 27. Florida; 28, Texas; 20,:
time, and the team promises to be a:Iowa: s0 Wisconsin; 31, California;,
good one. -32, Minnesota.
We have games scheduled with thel FIfth row No. 33, Oregon; 34, Kan-
best teams in the state and they are sas5 35' West Virginia; 30, Nevada;
all "out for Ocala" as the Ocala High 37 Nebraska; 38, Colorado; 39, South
School girls are known all over .the j Dakota ; 40, North Dakota.
state for their wonderful playing.! Sixth row No. 41, Montana; 42,
Any team trying for the state cham-; Washington; 43, Idaho; 44, Wyoming;
pionship considers it their duty to 45, Utah; 46, Oklahoma; 47, NewMex NewMex-beat
beat NewMex-beat our team and they have it yet;00' Arizona.
to do. For, since there has been a!
team from O. H. S., we have lost only' CITES FOLLY OF WORRYING
two games and they were to collegt

teams. We have defeated every high 1
school team that we have ever played,
and from the work that the girls are
now doing, it looks jas though we will
be able to keep up this record.
Although many of our very best!
old players are not with" us, the new
girls are doing some encouraging I
work and if we all keep up the pres.
ent spirit we shall be more than equal
to any team in the state.
(Ocaleean Ensign).
A movement is on foot in the O. H.
. that will eventually develop into
joy meetings.
The cheer leaders, Elizabeth Home
and Robert Blake, prevailed on the
faculty to allow them a few minutes
from the last period in which to prac practice
tice practice yells. The chapel resounded with
enthusiasm and a spirit never before
known in this school.
This was thoroughly enjoyed by
all and we are anticipating another
soon. We hope, and the paper will4

do its part toward having regular wIth lnKratltnde; your kind deed Is re re-days
days re-days when .we shall practice not only corded somewhere, and will be remem-

Bcuuui yens uui- aiso scnooi songs.
Everybody boosts the movement.
See Silver -Springs through the
glass-bottomed boat. Scenery not to
be had in any other part of the Unit United
ed United States. Largest flowing and most
beautiful springs in the world, some something
thing something that can't be described or ex exaggerated;
aggerated; exaggerated; reel geisers und:r water,
the Blue Grotto, Bridal Chamber,
Florida Snow Storm, Ladies' Parlor
and other beautiful spots too numer numerous
ous numerous to mention. Price, $1 and $L50;
children under 12 years of age half
fare. If dissatisfied, money refunded
C. (Ed.) Carmichael,
Owner and Manager.
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, No?e and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala.
Florida. tf
, We have the following, used cars
on our bargain list. Prices quoted
are for cash, but will sell on term
payments if desired:
One 1917 Maxwell Touring Car. In
first class condition with new tires
all around; spare tire never been
u?ed. Car is almost as good as it
ever was. Price $425.00
One 1916 Maxwell Touring Car. In
good condition throughout. The
price is $300.00
One 1917 Ford Roadster. Run 400
miles, and is in perfect condition in
every way. Price $350.00
One 1913. Model Ford Touring Car.
Fair Condition, splendid motor and
running parts. Price .....$225.00
One Ford Truck, 1917 Model. New
Oversized tires on rear, express oi
grocer's delivery body, and ether
extra equipment. Price $375.00
Ore Saxon Roadster.. New tires ana
in perfect- cor.d'tion in every way.
L00I3 like brand nv. . .?223.A-"
One 1912 .Model Five Ptxwtr Cad-
Or.e Maxwell Roadster, 1916 3Iodei.
In good condition, rood tires, etc.
Price .. .'. f.00.00
i'lac Good shape all wty through;
tires, electric trrter, Vit) and n:
a big, brrjrain rt ...fKrOO'
Call at tb Mrwr!? Service Sta-
Hon to se the'? cfj..
OcaK T"-

Arrangement of Field of Blue on Flag
Is Definitely Regulated by Law
and Executive Order.
. i
Did you know that every star in our

American flag has its own individual
! and particular state which it repre-
sents and that Its placement on the
! square of blue Is carefully and defi
nitely regulated by law and executive
Tn 1 0l 9 ti rWnHof fft tho In st Y-
right upper left-hand corner and pla-
Mnh tn wt th
gtar corresponding to each state Is
named ,n the order of state.s ratl.
ficatIon of constitution,
Thug star No ln the per left
hflnd corner ig for Delaware. Star
No. 48, ln the lower right hand cor-
t- fnp Arizona
The following list wllTshow you
at a glance exactly which star is
Firs't rowK0..i, Delaware ; 5, Pemv
gylvanIa 3f New jerSey; 4, Georgia;
Connecticut: 6. Massachusetts: 7.
Maryland ; 8, South Carolina.
Seconi rowNo. 9, New Hampshire ;
10, Virginia; 11, New York; 12, North
Carolina; 13, Rhode Island; 14, Ver Vermont
mont Vermont ; 15, Kentucky ; 16, Tennessee.
Retired Business Man Offers Some
Good, Homely Philosophy Based
on Long Experience.
A retired business man now living
In a soldiers' home writes the follow-
lng letter to a friend lh the dry goods,
uiarket, and its homely philosophy and
confidence will be found refreshing:
"Since I saw you I have entered on
my seventy-seventh year. My experi experience
ence experience has taught me the folly of wor worrying
rying worrying over events I cannot control. I'
have much reason for gratitude, as I
have been allowed to live long. My
lines are. cast in pleasant places, and
that Is more than many a millionaire
truly gay ,j have mtle sympatny
for,, people who mourn, their former
prosperity, just making themselves
miserable and their hearers uncomfort uncomfortable.
able. uncomfortable.
"My five months' captivity in a rebI;
prison showed me how little, after all,
a person requires to be perfectly hap happy
py happy and contented. One good square
meal to the prisoners would have con-r
verted the prison yard Into a picnic
i grove. i;ven n youmay meex
bered. I must stop prosing, perhaps
you will think I am getting into my
dotage." New York Journal of Com Commerce
merce Commerce and Commercial Bulletin.
WouId Tunnel English Channel. ';
A machine for tunneling the English
Channel in 35 days has been brought -to
the attention of the British govern-,
ment by Mr. John K. Hencken, a civil,
engineer of New York, who states that
he has official approval of his scheme.
The scheme contemplates boring four
tunnels by means of eight machines
thatjwill cut through earth and rock -at
the rate of 100 feet per hour, and
provides not only for a trackway in
each 'tunnel, but a driveway, along
with motor-lorries could be -driven
from England to the supply bases In
France. Mr. Hencken asserts that he
can have the tunnels complete and
ready for operation within a few
months time, and declares that,phould
the scheme be caried through. It
would release most of the shipping
now used between England andY
Jane Austen.
Andrew Lang's rhyme on the "Life
and Letters" plague would not apply
to Jane Austen, the centenary of. of.-whose
whose of.-whose death we celebrated recently,
says the London Chronicle. Sixty
years passed away before any biog biography
raphy biography of her appeared. Once the ball
was. set rolling, however, It soon gath-.-ered
force, and the number of "Lives"
of that most modest of authoresses
which have appeared since have amply
made-up for the previous neglect.'. So
little did Miss Austen like publicity
that Mr. Austen-Loih has told us that
during her lifetime "few of her read read-ers
ers read-ers knew even her came, and none
knew more than her'name," and r on
her death in 1S17 there was no men
tion of her or her writings in any of
the periodicals of the day.
White JHouse Closed to Visitors.
So strict is the rule a?aint adniis-
slon to the White llonsn that the
"special-curd" Lours Lave been abol abolished.
ished. abolished. Heretofore it has been possible
for a member of congress or an ofUcial
of tho government to oMaln a card
from Secretary Turaulty admitting a
constituent or friend to the lower
floor of the rnnsiort.'. This Is now ab absolutely
solutely absolutely forbidden, and thore are no
exceptions. Thoe s-;rri;iding the
president will take no i-.Vr..':-s. s ..




Published Kwr Day Except Sunday- by
V It II. Carroll, Preaidcat
P. V. Leaveajrood, Seeretary-Treaaurer
J. H. Ilenjainla, Editor
Entered at Ocala, Fla., postofftae as
econd-clasa matters
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; Only eight large British ; steam steamships
ships steamships were sunk by U-boats in, the
last week, a record since the unre unre-...
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:" American soldiers wounded in the
recent engagement have been tender tender-,
, tender-, ly cared for; at the base hospital 1 in
n : : i
wno ;now can tnemseives siaciters.
t -. '- ...... ,. 't : r:
r ... EveryDOuy ui wwh huh yuir wiaw-
row night and attend the Y. M. C A.
mass meeting at the Temple.. jit is
for a noble work -and deserves the
hearty support"' of every. American. ?'
r; The Diytona J Jourhai "announces
that it will 1 not discuss politics for
eiv tnAnflio on1 cnmo' n'JnflrC Tkr i QA
vits -decision. What a" godsend to the
corrupt politicians of vthe country it
- would be if the papers would cease
, ;
The) people who try to justify
Vavvs in Mil cav IA iciiiuvc iuugc
Jones of Escambia county because
r one of the judge's decisions;" didn't
suit the governor are simply sacri
ficing one of tneir own ngnts to their
1 prejudices. Trying to bulldoze the
judiciary is one of the worst things
a governor can do.
tl. ct. J r n.ii.i i
xue oiar approves vjov. vans ae ae-sire
sire ae-sire to break up. service clubs. They
are a great evil and should be put
out of business if it is possible to
legally do so. But his threat to re remove
move remove a county judge on account of
t.fiA onn BtnitJrT coirl iuArro rvtitc An
the law, is the threat of a tyrant, and
tyrants are worse than' service clubs.
... -v v
How much Gov. Catts knows about
the law is shown in his assertion that
the secretary 'of the navy might soon
be expected to declare martial law in
Florida. The governor himself can
declare martial law in any 'locality
where conditions warrant such a dec
laration, and the president v can de--clare
martial law in the entire state,
but the .secretary of the navy has no
such authority. t
Another proof of the earliness of
the tourist season is seen in the an an-'
' an-' nnuneement that tht 'Aflatiti :Pracf
Line will put the Pinellas Special, its
, famous winter train to St. Petersburg,
in operation on December 3, f ully a
month in advance of the usual time in
former years. St. Petersburg Times.
-I lie iiicnaa opctitti la III lll ty
fine train the only fault to be found
with it is that it doesn't run through
the best section of the state, namely,
via Gainesville, Ocala andLeesburg.
4 :
The Star is informed that the rea reason
son reason why the basket ball Uam ; from
the Ocala High School lost the-game
with Gainesville Fridaywas because
one of the best players was shut out,
- and she was shut out because she
didn't measure up to the mark in some
of her studies. This is in consequence,
we are told, of a ruling by the district
board that no scholar shall play on

either theboy3 or girls team unless
he or she attains a certain grade in
studies. This is a vepr unwise rul ruling,
ing, ruling, as it is not necessary for any.
student to rmark high in studies in
order to be proficient in athletics. The
school board had better, cut out some
of the unnecestary studies that add to
the work of., the children and the ex expense
pense expense of their parents. The whole
town takes a pride in the girls' basket
ball team, and its work and success
adds to the "esprit de corps" of the

The Star sincerely hopes the peo people
ple people of Ocala, Palatka and the towns
between gvill find means to block the
move to stop service on the Ockla Ockla-waha
waha Ockla-waha Valley railroad.
The men owning the road have no
moral right, and we doubt that they
have a legal right, to suspend its op operation.
eration. operation. Hundreds of people' living along
the Jine moved into that territory be because
cause because the road was built thru it, and
the abolition of its service would at
the least greatly inconvenience them.
It would half ruin many and entirely
ruin some, and would be a backset to
the entire section.
The Star would advise the commit committee
tee committee having the matter in charge to at
once take out an injunction against
suspension of service. Then let them
take the matter before the railroad
commission, and if necessary the
courts. These measures, we believe,
will keep the road in operation.
While ; they are about it, they
should ask the railroad commission
to order the road to put on a practi practical
cal practical schedule. The one in operation
now is of very little 'use, and that is
one reason why receipts are so low.
People along the line use autos and
even buggies because the passenger
schedule of the road is entirely,inade entirely,inade-quate.
quate. entirely,inade-quate. .. -A, :''
. : j.-
y The other counties in the state
should do as has Pinellas, buy their
own guns. That is the only way they
are going to get any guns at all, for
any purpose. The guns kept at Tal Tallahassee
lahassee Tallahassee would be of little use in case
of a riot, but could be used where it
was known many days in advance
that the guard was to be called out to
protect a prisoner at a trial. The
guns then would be mainly for effect
as the men who had never had any
guns to practice with would know
very little about handling the gov governor's
ernor's governor's guns, St. Petersburg Inde Independent.
pendent. Independent.
We thought Editor-Major Brown's
natural good sense would bringliim
around to the Star's way of thinking,
at' last.' : v' -.V ,.
' i :
Marion county's fair premium list
has been received, accompanied as
usual with a season ticket. The Mar Marion
ion Marion fair promises, to outdo all former
efforts this year,-thanks to the im impetus
petus impetus given agriculture and; stock stock-raising
raising stock-raising by war demands.: Leesburg
Commercial, .Jr ;: v; -''
" And we hope to .see: many Lake
county people at the. said fair: J ;
'i -i f- ; ..; '.Pit-.
; We Kave read a definition of the
true Southern gentleman; .It defines
hini as the man who will iiot lbolc
when "one" of our cornfeds is mount mounting
ing mounting ;att "automobile.". We used to" have
just one of, these gentlemen in Lees Lees-biirg,
biirg, Lees-biirg, Tout he moved, away last week.
He is blind. Leesburg Commercial.
'We used to look the other way un until
til until we made up our mind that the
cornfeds didn't expect "us to.
, ; ; ,, ii-...
- One of the prettiest and best print printed
ed printed booklets we have : seen in a long
time is "Leesburg in the Lake-Girt
Hills of Florida," a very neat and
tasteful volume that arrived this
morning It is a description of Lees Leesburg
burg Leesburg and the country around it and is
filled with choice reading and elegant
illustrations. We can imagine, any anybody
body anybody up north looking over it and
resolving to move to Lake county
right away. It is the work of the
Leesburg; Publishing and Printing
Company, and no big city office could
do a better job.
The handsome premium catalogue
of the Florida State Fair and Expo
sition, which will be held in Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville from February 26 to March 9,
1918, inclusive, is nowVcoming off the
press, and will be ready for distribu distribution
tion distribution within the next few. days. The
premium list carries in it a list of
over $15,000 in cash prizes as well as
a large number of silver, gold and
bronze loving cups and diplomas, and
is free to persons sending in to the
offices of the State Fair, Suite 56, 57,
58 and 59, Mutual Life building, Jack Jacksonville,
sonville, Jacksonville, for a copy.
The literary program and musical
contest held at the Mount Pleasant
A. M. E. church last night was as rich
a musical treat as was ever listened
to in Gainesville. There were a large
number of white people in the audi audience
ence audience and each number of the program
ws thoroughly enjoyed. The contest
was between the Gainesville and
Ocala church choirs, and never was
better singing heard in this city.
Gainesville won by a score of 23 to
29.-Gainesville Sun, Nov. 2.
These choirs will contest in Ocala
. Thursday night, Nov. 15th, at eight
o'clock, Zion Chapel M. 7 E. .church,
corner Pond and Adams streets. Spe Special
cial Special accommodations for white and
colored. Admission 25 cents.
2t Rev. H. W. Bartley, Pastor.


People Along the Line of the Ockla Ockla-waha
waha Ockla-waha Valley Fighting Against
Its Being Torn Up
Friday night's meeting of the Mar Marion
ion Marion County Board of Trade was given
over entirely to the discussion of ways
and means to retain the Ocklawaha
Valley railroad service through the
northeastern part of the county.
A large delegation of citizens from
Fort McCoy, Bay Lake, Orange
Springs and Burbank were on hand to
enter their protest against the sus suspension
pension suspension of train service on this road
after November 30th, a notice to this
effect having been served on the pat patrons
rons patrons along the line several days ago.
A delegation from the Palatka Bus Business
iness Business Men's Association was- also
present to urge the necessity of con continuing
tinuing continuing the service.
A petition signed by 563 patrons of
the road between Ocala and Palatka
was handed in. The petition cited
that thousands of people living along
this road were entirely dependent
upon it for transportation, and that
its removal meant practical confisca confiscation
tion confiscation of their properties, as their dis distance
tance distance from any other railroad made
it impossible for them to follow their
various lines of trade, farming, lum lumbering,
bering, lumbering, logging, and last, but not
least, trucking on a scale that would
make them a factor in providing food
for our armies now in operation in
Speeches were made by the prominent-
business men of the several
communities most vitally effected by
the proposed closing down of the
railroad's, service, and in each in instance
stance instance it was claimed that such a
movement would bring calamity to
not only the business enterprises lo located
cated located along the line and dependent
entirely upon it for transportation,
but actual bankruptcy upon the hun hundreds
dreds hundreds of farmers who have -'invested
their all in lands adjacent to the
While actual service is not to be
discontinued until November 30th, it
was reported to the meeting ithat in instructions
structions instructions had been issued for begin beginning
ning beginning the tearing up of sidings on Nov.
15th. In view of this, it was decided
to appoint committees from the sec sections
tions sections effected to take immediate ac
tiqn to prevent actual work of -taking
up the track until the case can be
heard by the railroad commission or
other authorities. President Gary ap appointed
pointed appointed as Ocala's committeemen D.
E. Mclver, T. I. Arnold, D. S. Welch,
W. D. Cam and L. R. Trammell, The
other committeemen! named were
Walter Wilson of Fort McCoy, F.' M.
Chaffee of Burbank; E. Jenann of
Bay Lake. Those who will, represent
Orange Springs, .Palatka, Rodman
and Kenwood are to be named immed immediately.
iately. immediately. vT-'
The following resolutions -were
adopted with the request that they be
used by, the committee as a basis f oi
their appeals : to the authorities to
prevent withdrawal of service of the
road:.. -v" ;" .-
'- "Whereas, it is commonly known
that the Ocklawaha Valley railroad
will be discontinued, and the rail tak taken
en taken up and sold on or about the'30th
day of this month; November ;and, t
'.Whereasi said road "has i hitherto
been f used .mainly to sell lands adja adjacent,
cent, adjacent, thereto, and many purchasers
have heen induced to buy and settle
on said lands who will be vitally af affected
fected affected to their injury by the discon discontinuance
tinuance discontinuance of said road; and,
"Whereas, it is a fact that the said
Ocklawaha .Valley railroad has re refused
fused refused to accept several hundred car carloads
loads carloads of business to assist in the prof profits
its profits of said-road; therefore be it V
. "Resolved, That we appeal to the
state railroad commission to prevent,
if possible, the discontinuance of said
In several speeches it was intimat intimated
ed intimated that the Georgia Southern & Flor Florida
ida Florida railroad might be interested in a
proposition to take over this property
as an extension, and the committee
was instructed to also look into this
feature of their work toward secur securing
ing securing the continuation of the Ocklawa Ocklawaha
ha Ocklawaha Valley's service.
The meeting was one f real en enthusiasm
thusiasm enthusiasm and if hard work and earnest
effort prevails the Ocklawaha Valley
will continue to do business. :
Editor Star: May I not say a word
apropos to the "stupendous outrage"
that is, we are told, about to be perpetrated-
by the Ocklawaha Valley
' This property was taken over by
the bondholders, April 16th, 1915,
since which time its operation has
earned a deficit of more than $35,000,
not to mention interest on the invest investment.
ment. investment. Since that date, the price of
material and supplies that go into the
maintenance and operation of a rail railroad
road railroad has advanced from 30 to
450, and the greater advances have
occurred since January 1st, 1917. v
To be forced to continue operating
under these conditions means nothing
short of the confiscation of our prop property.;
erty.; property.; ;
Our socialist friend was quite right
in saying that "it is true, no doubt,
that the railroad is not making much
money," which is about the only
truthful statement in his tirade ap appearing
pearing appearing in the Banner of November
9th .."'-
."Stupendous outrage." "We have
been robbed and betrayed by these
New York parasites." "Dastardly out outrage."
rage." outrage." "Merciless injury." "Heart "Heartless
less "Heartless and cold-blooded on the part of
our oppressors." These expressions

have all the earmarks of having been
copies verbatim from the Call, one
of the rankest sheets that ever dis disgraced
graced disgraced the United States mail. So
rank, indeed, and unpatriotic, that
our patient and long-suffering presi president
dent president had to cause it to be suppressed.
I notice is was "whereased" at the
"Vigorous Protest" at the courthouse
last night that "It is a fact that the
said Ocklawaha Valley railroad has
refused several hundred carloads of
business to assist in the profits of
said road." I submit that for pure,
unmitigated falsehood, this rather
outranks the Call. It has refused
some business offered under terms
that no railroad could accept.' :
i It was stated further that the em employees
ployees employees had already received instructions-to
begin tearing up the side sidetracks
tracks sidetracks on the 15th of the month. This
statement cannot be dignified by the
term falsehood. It is simply a bare barefaced
faced barefaced lie. No instructions have been
issued to begin tearing up sidings or
anything else on the 15th, or at any
other time. As a matter of fact," I
do not know that the rails' will ever
be taken up. If they are, it is a ten
shot to one that Uncle Sam will get
them at his own-price for shipment to
In conclusion, may I not express
our appreciation of the Star's impar impartial
tial impartial stand in this matter, realizing as
it undoubtedly does that there are
two. sides, to the question, and that
lynching even a corporation without
a hearing, is not fair play.
Yours very truly,
S. P. Hollinrake,.
General Manger.
: 9i30 a. m. Sunday school.
W. T, Gary, superintendent.
,T 11 a. m. Morniifg worship.
Text, Mark 8:3.
6:30 p. m. B. Y. P. U.
Frank Gates,, president.
Evening: Union service at the Tem-
pie meaier.
Welcome to all. -vW "' :
---- ,-'4-.'. .,.
; Methodist,
1 9:30 aVm. Sunday schooll
11- a., m. Preaching, The Glory
and Benefit of Worshiping God."
3 p. m. Junior League.
. 6 p. m. Senior League. Note the
change in time.
7' p. m. Preaching, f 'Mount Seir
Christian Experience."
All cordially invited.
J. M. Gross, Pastor.
Grace Episcopal
(Rev. Gilbert A. Ottmann, Rector)
7:30 a. m. Holy communion, every
11a. m. Holy communion and
sermon, first Sunday.
11 a. m. Morning prayer and ser-!
mon, except first Sunday.
7 p. m. Evening prayer and
sermon ev.ery Sunday.
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
Air seats free. v Every one welcome
at all services.
' v r r'
9:4o a. m. Sunday school.
11a.m. preaching.
Subject, "Manliness."
Minister will spea kon "Our Needs"
at the union meeting at Temple thea theater
ter theater in the evening.
.. -. ...
First' Presbyterian V
9:45 a. m. Sunday school..,.
Preaching service at 11 al m.j N'
service at night owing to the mass
meeting at the Temple.
- 2:30 p. m. Junior Society.
Prayer meeting will not be held
next Week, owing to the absence of the
The Synod of Florida will convent
in Gainesville next Tuesday evening.
The pastor and an' elder from this
church expect to attend.
There will be a meeting of the ses session
sion session at the close of Sunday school to tomorrow.
morrow. tomorrow.
Housekeepers will please send in
their weekly food report cards. Only
25 cards of the 55 distributed were
returned last week. We are hoping
for a better report for this week.
Please do not disregard this matter.
If you love your country, do what you
are asked to do and do it promptly.
. John R. Herndon, Pastor. fc
Christian Science Society of Ocala
(Yonge's Hall
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Sunday service.
Free reading room and library .open
on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3 to 5.
rhecapeake By Oysters received
"inily.ct the Delicatessen Shop. Ocala
House block. 17-tf

This Bank has purchased
an extra block of Liberty
Bonds, in order to supply
those who failed to get
their subscriptions in on

Your Higher Cost of
Grooving Fruit and Trucli

This year the growers of Florida will
find that their producing costs have
been increased. Labor is scarce and
must be paid high wages, fertilizer,
costs more, crates are more expensive.
These higher producing costs are not
confined to Florida but prevail all over
the United States, as well as abroad.
There was no escaping them when the
whole world became involved in the
war for the "safety of democracy."
There is compensation in the fact
that if properly marketed the products
of farm, garden arioT grove may be sold
for prices enough higher than previ previously;
ously; previously; have been, secured to c0ver' at
least the increased producing costs.
; But this can1 not be hoped for from
shipments sent to'f glutted markets, or
offered to the corisuming. public with-
out the identifying iharfe of a selling
agency withiwhieh it is; acquainted and
in which it has ccdence. A public
paying higher prices for its. gooas de demands
mands demands assurance ?6f their' quality. v
t The Florida ; Citrus Exchange can
market your products vso as to obtain
maximum prices for these. It has the
confidence of the .fruit and produce
trade and its name and trade-marks
are looked to as their protection by
hundreds of thousands of housewives.
It has its own dependable men in every
important market center and, keeping:
in touch with them by wire, is able to
avoid gluts. It is conducted with dueV
regard alike for economy and,, effici efficiency,
ency, efficiency, and returns growers every cent
it nets for their produce.

For further information consult th
manager of the Exchange packing hous
or sub-Exchange nearest you or writ
the business manager of the Florida
' Citrus Exchangt at Tampa, Florida.

Mla B k k m W
U ( 1 I
a.. i.
Gear Wheel Made of Cotton.
Gears are now being made of or ordinary
dinary ordinary cotton which outwear those
made from the finest steel. It seems
Incredible, but it Is true, says Popular
Science Monthly.
The very hardness of the metal
gears causes the teeth surfaces to
scrape over each other when they
mesh, producing hideous screeches and
groans. Everyone of these scrapings
means a certain amount of wear.
Teeth made out of compressed cot cotton
ton cotton yield. They are, therefore, noise noiseless.
less. noiseless. Compressed with the metal gears,
they are indestructible. To make
these fiber gears a la?ge cylinder built
up of cotton disks Is compressed to hat
one-sixteenth of Its former length!
Cold Comfort. -"I
was arguing with a fellow about
politics the other day and Tm blest
If he didn't advise me to consult jbjx
alienist!" exclaimed the contentious
man. ;
I suppose he thought 'that a fine
piece of sarcasm?"
"Oh. I don't know. Maybe he meant

A -I

j TYfi
hanging on to old-time, old-fogy hand hand-mixed
mixed hand-mixed Lead and Oil Paint that will
soon chalk off and discolor when you
can get
a thoroughly modern, scientific machine-made
Paint, that will outlast the
other, and cost you less money. 10
For Sale By
. Ocala, Fla.
Have your prescriptions filled at the
COURT PHARMACY, where you can
certain that they are compounded
the best drugs tbe utmost care art
:h-ut dHav 17-tf
Syrup bottle corks. Anti-Monopoly.




If Yoa Hare Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
or Two-Seven


Mother's Day

So many ways to think of her,
"Whose thought has led us through
the years y
And kept our every wori from guile
With silent prayer and meed of
. tears.
So many aching hearts that reach
And feel across a starless night
For still a voice that used to soothe,

For still a vanished hand of white.

So many jewels in the shrine,
Where memory plants its heart ot
. hearts,'
And quaffs its sweetly flavored wine,
, In every loving thought that starts.
A radiant, star of motherhood,
That shone o'er sweet. Madonna's
, smile;
Lead us across the fields of youth t
Give us the songs she sang the
' ': f while. ; .;. V. V

Joseph Ruffner, Jr.

,Batli"wTeachera, Training Class

Rev. W. W. Williah, the' Baptist
state Sunday school B. Y. P. U; sec secretary
retary secretary of Jacksonville, has been in
Ocala all week conducting a teachers'
training class at the B. Y. P,'.U. The

entire course consists pf ten books,

this week they perfect the first

one, "The Normal Convention Teach Teacher."'
er."' Teacher."' There were fifteen taking : this
course, in two daily classes, one in the
morning and one in the evening. The
members took the examinations yes yesterday
terday yesterday and if all passed will receive
certificates and later after studying
the oiharnrine' books will be entitled

full normal diploma.

Those who took up this course ol
training were Prof, and Mrs. W. H.
Cassels, Mrs. B. M. Adams, Mrs. M.
G. Davis, Mrs. R. A. Burford, Mrs.
Bunyan Stephens, Mrs. R. S. Hall,
Mrs. Lanier Robertson, Mrs. J. W.
Aiken, Mrs. J. D. Small, Mrs. Maud
Rochford, Miss Nellie Stephens, Miss
Marguerite Porter, Miss Catherine
Livingston, Dr. Van Hood and Mr. W.
After the evening classes ten mem members
bers members of the B. Y. P. U. studied the
Baptist Manual.
' The last class was held Friday eve
ning. Rev. Willian will return to

Jacksonville today to teach the same
course in the Firt Baptist church in
that city.

P. K. A. Dance for O. H. S. Girls
TheC H. S. basketball girls who
gave the Gainesville team a close
game there yesterday afternoon were
the honor guests last evening at a
Hallowe'en dance given by the P. K.
A's., in the Elks' hall. The hall was
decorated in the frat colors and dur during
ing during the evening punch, doughnuts,
coffee, pumpkin pie and apples wert
Some of the basketball girls return returned
ed returned in cars at 9:30 last night, but the
following remained over for the dance
and arrived home in cars about
12:30, chaperoned by Mrs. R. A. Bur Bur-ford,
ford, Bur-ford, namely:' Misses Caroline Har Har-riss,
riss, Har-riss, Agnes Burford, Louise Spencer,
Marguerite Edwards, Agnes Burford,
Messrs. Landis and -Loonis Blitch,
Luther Mershon and Albert Harriss.
Notice to Members of the Executive
Board of the Woman's Club ,.
A called meeting of the executive
board of the Woman's Club jwill be
ehld at 3 o'clock Tuesday afternoon.
The president request sthat all appli applications
cations applications f or-'new members be sent in
at this meeting, so that they, may be
voted on before the reception for the
new- members.
Mrs. George L. Taylor,
' Recording Secretary.
Mrs. Laura Luckie left this morn morning
ing morning fox. a week-end visit to Jir moth mother,
er, mother, Mrs. F.4Ev Sheppard, in Daytona.

I Day fittingly in November. Accord Accordingly,
ingly, Accordingly, yesterday afternoon the gram

mar school children gave simple but
touching programs, and invited their
Little Miss Wilson
Many Ocala friends will be quite
interested to hear of the arrival last

night of a dear little daughter at the
home of Mr. and Mrs.-W. H. Wilson
Sin Little Rock, Ark. Besides her par par-jents
jents par-jents the little lady found a brother
aged seven and a sister aged three
awaiting her.
I Mrs. Wilson was formerly Miss
) Jessie Lou Martin, one of Ocala's

most popular girls.

Supper in North Ocala"
The supper and entetrainment giv given
en given at the Union church in North
Ocala last night was well attended by
Ocala friends who were delighted with

Mrs. Richard Stroud Miss Edwina
Mathews and Mr. N. T. Mitchell
motored to Gainesville yesterday to
attend the barketball game.
. .';
Mr. Howard Clark passed through
Ocala yesterday en route to Jackson Jacksonville.
ville. Jacksonville. ; Mr. Clark will arrive in the
city tonight to spend Sunday with his
family ;


Messrs. John Batts, J. B. Cham Chamberlain,
berlain, Chamberlain, Sybald Wilson, Marshall Cam
and Carlton Ervin motored to Gaines Gainesville
ville Gainesville last night to attend the P. K. A.
dance given for the 0. H. S. basket
ball girls. .v 7 N
Many people cannot'' understand
why Mother's Day cpmes twice a year.
It's .this: The real Mother's Day. is
observed on a Sunday in May, but as
the school children are then -. having
their vacation, the state of Florida
requires them to observe Mother's






CAPITAL -STOCK $50,000 00.
State, County and Cily Depository

jthe entertainment given by the school
'children. The affair ,was also a suc success
cess success financially, as the supper pro pro-ceeds
ceeds pro-ceeds amounted to $21.50, and the la ladies
dies ladies regreted not being able to serve
"others, but they. did not expect such a
j large crowd.

" Bazar Next Thursday t
"The Junior Methodist" sewing circle
will give its annual Christmas bazar
in the old Teopot Grocery store room
next Thursday. They will have a
parcel, post sale, will sell pretty fan fancy
cy fancy wprk appropriate ""for Christmas
gifts and also sandwiches, salad, cake
and coffee.
A jolly crowd, chaperoned by Mrs.
Thomas Sexton and Mrs. M. A. Home,
motored to the Springs last evening
where they spent several delightful
hours. .: Mr. Carmichael gave them the
use of his stove where the ladies boil boiled
ed boiled several pots of syrup candy which
the young folks pulled. Later they

played games and danced. Among
i those enjoying this informal affair
-mr t- ii. .1 i j

were misses itnei ana r,nzaDei,n

Home, Annie Benton Fuller, Sara De-
hon, v Theo and Virginia Beckham,
Messrs. Carl Sewell, Wellie Meffert,
Francis. Talbot, Haywood Bridges,
George Looney, Reuben Blalock and
Paul Brinson. The crowd went out in
Mrs. Horhe's and Mr. Martin's cars.
Ocaal friends of Mr. ahd.. Mrs. R.
W. Flinn and threepretty children
are sorry to hear they expect to .move
to Jacksonville in' a few days. Mr.
Flinn has been there since the first of
the month, where he accepteda posi position
tion position in a hardware store.. Mrs. Flinn
went to Jacksonville yesterday to
select a house and will return in.a day
of two for her children, who are, now
visiting. Mr. and Mrs." J. P. Galloway.

We Oaye 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 thi is the only way we can accomplish
ur jesire. 'v;','' 'v:; '.'',-.,;...
Of course, sometimes, little things go wrong, but they ari not inten intentional,
tional, intentional, and, if you will call us "'op, thy will be corrected IMMEDIATELY.

OcaSs Ic :& Packing o.





' "Mrs. W; D: Tyre and baby of Sari
Antonio Texas, who were expected

here several .days ago to. visit Mrsy

Tyre's parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. -M.
Grpss, expect to leave Memphis today
fprj, Ocala; Mrs. Tyre's babyr' was
taken very ill on the journey and they
stopped in Memphis, where the baby
has 'been in: the hospital for several


Mrs. Jack Rentz and little daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Emily spent the week-end in Tal Tallahassee,
lahassee, Tallahassee, guests of the Leon hotel.
Mrs. Rentz was en route to Carrabelle
to join her husband, who is in busi business
ness business there, and where they will in fu future
ture future reside. Their beautiful new
home is now in course of construc construction.
tion. construction. Tallahassee Record.



Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Filcher, who
have been in Chicago for several
weeks, have gone to New York city
for a month or so visit. Fruitland
Park News. Mrs. Filcher frequently
visits Miss Irma Blake here, and Miss
Blake visited Mrs. Filcher in Chicago
several weeks ago.

Mr.' Henry Beville and son, Master
Lamar, returned to Bushnell yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. Mr. Beville brought his son- to
Ocala Wednesday and had his ade adenoids
noids adenoids removed at the hospital. He
was able to eat soHds yesterday, so
his father took him home in the aft


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1 1

An important business meeting' of
the Junior Methodist sewing circle
will be held on Monday afternoon at
2:30 o'clock at the residence of Mrs.
D. S. Welch in Linwood Park. The
members are specially requested to bfc

j 'The Lash of Power" at the Tem Temple
ple Temple last night .was an unusually inter interesting
esting interesting Bluebird feature, and wonder wonderfully
fully wonderfully filmed. A large and appreciative
audience stopped, with only a few ex exceptions,
ceptions, exceptions, to tell Manager Bennett
how they enjoyed it,
Mr. G. W. Martin spent last week
at the Leon hotel in Tallahassee. Mr
Martin's daughter, Miss Gladys Mar Martin,
tin, Martin, who attends the Woman's Col College
lege College there, and a school friend, -Miss
Beville spent the week-end at the
Leon with Mr. Martin.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Guilfoyle and
daughter Florence, of Ocala, were
pleasant guests of Mrs. M. H. Noble
and family Sunday. Romeo News in
Dunnellon Advocate.
Don't forget that the ladies of the

Methodist church are holding a rum-


Whatever Is New in Wo Women's
men's Women's Dresses


YOU CAN depend upon this store for the latest in
materials, t rim and cut also for the most "reasonable
prices that the market affords. All of which means
that you'd have a long day's journey to find the equal
of the dresses that are here close to hand. The follow-.

ing selections are typical; an' assortment of Evening hndl! j1

Party Frocks that have no equal for beauty, qiialityand
last, but not least -price. This is an assortment of j

txV txV-in
in txV-in 'Hi
:i: ..

frocks that will be worth your inspection.
None Are Worth Less Than $35.00
Some Are Worth $40.00 t
Specially.Priced at $25.00

' J Silk Afternoon Dresses
Another assortment of Silk Afternoon dresses. The very latest styles are embod embodied
ied embodied in these and are priced from 25 per cent to 35 per cent less,than they are
really worth. To prove this assertionCom e in and see foryourself.
Prices Range from $17.50. to $29.50

A Remarkable
Showing of Suits

REMARKABLE Because t of
the unusually high quality,
offered- at such reasonable
prices. Remarkable also be because
cause because of the absolute novel novelty
ty novelty of some of the modeis.
-, '-.
These are priced from;
$13.50 to $38.50

Handsome Are
The Coats

THAT You will find in such
a variety at' OUR SHOP this
SEASON. Their looks and
their prices make an attract attractive
ive attractive combination.

lThese are priced from
19.95 to $35.09


A manufacturer's complete sample linevof Ladies'
hand, bags, consisting of all kinds of genuine leather,
silk and plush, also a few silver mesh bags in this
lot; vanity cases and Dorin boxes. These will all be
sold at about 50 per cent less than regular price.;
This is your opportunity to et your Xmas gift at a
reasonable price and something that is useful and
will be appreciated by your friends or relatives.
These range in prices from 50 cents to S5.00







Tea Rooms
X 8 A. M. to 7:30 P. M.
N. MahiSt, Opposite PostofSce

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mage sale in the old.O. K- Teapot

Grocery' store room, acrossfrom the

Harrington. The sale will continue

until Monday night.

Temple Program for Next Week
Everv day next wek the Temple of

fers special features.

Monday Mary Miles Minter stars m
"The Gentle Intruder," a Mutual.
Tuesday the new Vitagraph serial,
"The Fighting Trail," begins and will
star Carol Holloway and William
Wednesday, "For Franee," a Vita Vita-graph
graph Vita-graph feature with Betty Howe.
Thursday promises to be the best
yet. A new Perfection film called
"The Apple Tree Girl," starring the
dainty and well known actress Shir Shirley
ley Shirley Mason.
Friday the old favorite, Mae Mur Murray,
ray, Murray, will star in "Princess Virtue," a
few interesting pictures of which are
shown with the ads. this week.
One of the most famous stage fav-sv..:ac-
nioliTe TTtilotA sturs in tn-

day's Pathe feature, "The Cigarette
Girl," a gold rooster play.

diers by taking a package of cigar cigarettes
ettes cigarettes to the dance tonight, and those
in charge will put them in the Christ Christmas
mas Christmas packages. I


Boys, show your love for the sol-

Ocala,, Fla., Nov. 8th, 1917.
To A. A. Winer, Ocala, Fla.:
We, the undersigned citizens of the
first ward respectfully petition you to
become a candidate for councilman
from said ward to be voted on at
the general election to be held in and
for the said city of Ocala on the sec second
ond second Tuesday in December, A. D. 1917.

F. E. Wetherbee, W. if. Jrreer,
B. Zewadski, W. L. Colbert, J. R.
Fort, li D Stokes, W. K. Zewadski,
L. H. Pillans, Sid R. Whaley, Baxter
Cam, W. A. Knight, David S. Welch,
J. A. Blalock, W. H. Marsh, J. R.
Owens, S. A. Moses, Geo. L. Taylor,
T. C. Carter, W. A. Wilds," F. B.
Beckham, J. Brown, C. H. Stewart,
F. W. Ditto, S. P. Anthony Jr., J. C.
Jackson, A. Slott, R. O. Connor, H.
A. Reynolds, George Stuart, Geo. W.
Davis, W. T. Stroud, L. J. Knight,
John P. Galloway, W. R. Dehon, E.
M. Howard, J. A. Chandler.


It is the best from every angle you

consider it ITS FINISH is glossy
and lasts longest because it contains

no adulterated oil: ITS DURABILI

TY is assuredr-because the Oil is Pure-

the pigments and colors are the best
and they are scientifically balanced
CAL ECONOMi-CAL because a can of 2-4-1 i3 all
Paint Price and your Linseed Oil at
Oil Price, thereby saving from 50
cents to 80 cents per gallon, accord according
ing according to the price of Linseed OiL
For Sale By
Ocala. Fla.





Seeded Raisins in packages,
Thompson's Seedless Raisins,
Pecan Meat, Walnut Meat, Jordan
Shelled Almonds, Valencia Shell Shelled
ed Shelled Almonds, Brazil Nuts, Cran-
berries, Pearl Barley, -lb. tins
- ji
Royal 1 Scarlet Salmon Steak,
-"f i ; -V'. y
-lb tins Royal Scarlet Lob Lob-sters,
sters, Lob-sters, Crab Meat, Salt Mackerel,
16c. and 20c. each. Pickled Pigs
: PHONES lfr174
9, .:..!
Owing to the increased cost of
. our material it has become neces necessary
sary necessary to raise the prices on Hair
Cut, Shampoo, Massage and
. Beard trimming to 35 cents.
Children's hair cut, 10 years and -under
25 cents; razor honing 50
cents; tonics 15 and 20 cents. All
shops close at 11 o'clock on Sat Saturday
urday Saturday nights. To take effect
November 19th.
Why not pay a small amount each
month and see it go into
I have a number of houses you can
buy that way at
call and see my list of houses from
$1000.00 up.
hi ill lilUlri
Room 5 Holder Blk. Ocala. Fla.
Mclver lacKay
PHONES 47. 104, 305
Come in and inspect my pat patent
ent patent stove pipe fastener and
adjustable stove pipe; and
stove pipe shelf You need it,
can't get along without it.
210 Osceola St, Ocala, Fla.'
Relieved After Taking Two Bcttlcs
Of Cardui, Says Tennessee
' Lady.
"Whltwell, Tenn. Mrs.-G. P. Cart Cart-wright,
wright, Cart-wright, of this place, writes: "About
four years ago the dizzy spells got so
bad that when I would start to walTt
I would Just pretty near fall. I wasn't
past doing my work, but was very
uiuch run-down. V
"I told mybusbandX thought Cardui
would help me, as a lady who lived
next door to me had taken a great
deal, and told me to try it.This was
when wewere livifig in Kentucky.
My husband got me a bottle and I
took It according to directions. It
helped me so much that he went back
ana got me anotner come, i got a
whole lot better and just quit takin?
it. I got over the dizzy spells.. I tock
no other medicine at that time nor
since for this trouble. No, I've never
regretted taking Cardui. ".'
I felt just fine when I finished the
eecond bottle."-
Purely vegetable, mild and gentle
In its action, Cardui, the woman's
tonic, may be the very meditfne you
need. If you suffer from symptoms of
female troubles, give Cardui a trial.
All druggists. NC-129
Careful Estimates made on all Con Contract
tract Contract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.



King of Siam Gave Remarkable Feast,
the First and Only One of Its
Kind Ever Known.
It was just 20 years ago that hi
late majesty, Sumdet Phra ParmendL
Maha Chulalongkora, gave a dinner
the first and only one of its kind to
a few of his favorite wives, 84 In num number.
ber. number. His majesty's father, King Mongkut,
dined every day seated alone and wait waited
ed waited upon by 100 kneeling wives. The
queen, also kneeling, tasted each dish
before presenting it to her lord. King
Chulalongkora, inaugurating a new
era, had his wives seated about his
royal table as guests and equals. The
waiters and busboys were princes of
the blood royal.
The service was magnificent the
plates of solid gold were worth a king's
ransom. The knives, forks and spoons
were fashioned after queer old Siam Siamese
ese Siamese types of ornamentation found in
the ancient capital of Ayuthia. The
glass was engraved with his majesty's
monogram,, inlaid with gold. The me menu
nu menu cards were of the thinnest rice
paper with solid gold lettering. On the
table stood bouquets six feet in height,
made of hothouse flowers, enlarged by
hand to unusual size. For example,
the roses were gathered, the petals
pulled apart and sewn together again
with the finest of needles and silk
Of course, one of the dishes was
birds' nest soup, made of the famous
' birds' nests from the Malayan penin peninsula.
sula. peninsula. A Siamese curry is always a spe special
cial special delight ; this royal curry was a
dish to remember. Served from gold golden
en golden "Sombole" dishes were a dozen con condiments
diments condiments In addition to the curry prop properspices
erspices properspices from India, grated coconut,
Tcopeek (in which hot chili predominat predominated),,
ed),, predominated),, tamarind paste, mango chutney
and, best Of all, "Bombay duck," a sun sun-dried
dried sun-dried jellyfish.
Slam is noted for the finest of reed reed-i
i reed-i birds, dozens of which were roasted
and broiled. Deer for the dinner were
shot- at Bangplasoi, and innumerable
varieties of other flesh-meats, as well
as of fish, were served, including duck ducklings
lings ducklings and goslings from the royal farm.
For fruits there were oranges and ba bananas)
nanas) bananas) especially ripened mangoes,
mangosteens, pomegranates, custard custard-apples,
apples, custard-apples, guavas, sapadillos and a load
of pineapples from Pineapple Island,
near Singapore. :
His late majesty was a king every
inch of him. W. J. Palmer, in Com Commonwealth
monwealth Commonwealth Idea.
Hit the Mark.
The pretty school teacher had
asked her class -for original
definitionT'of "wife," and the boy in
the corner promptly responded: "A
rib V She looked at him reproach reproachfully,
fully, reproachfully, and nodded to the boy with
dreamy eyes, who seemed anxious to
say something. ."Man's guiding star
and guardian angel I" he said, In?re In?re-sponse
sponse In?re-sponse to the nod. "A helpmeet!" put
in a little flaxen-haired girl. "One who
soothes man" in adversity," suggested
a demure little girl. ; "And spends, his
money, when he's flush," added the in incorrigible
corrigible incorrigible boy in the corner. There was
a lull,; and the pretty, dark-haired girl
said, slowly: "A wife is the envy of
spinsters.". "One who makes a man
keeps him from making a fool of him himself,1"?
self,1"? himself,1"? put in another girl. "Someone
i for a man to find fault with when
1 things go wrong," said a sorrowful
! little maiden. "Stop there," said the
pretty school teacher; "that's the best
; definition." '.:
That Did It.
His aunt was rich and elderly. She
had, called, unexpectedly, when he
was out, and his wife was trying to
entertain her by such methods as she
thought to be best conducive to their
future welfare.
The old lady had recently added a
gramophone to her establishment, and
when she heard that early- that morn morning
ing morning her loving nephew had made for
her a record of her favorite cornet
solo, she was delighted.
"How nice of him I" she said. "Can
I hear it?"
"Well," said her niece, "we haven't
tried It yet, but still, I'll put it on."
It was a pronounced success, and the
old lady was charmed.
, But her feelings when, after the
solo was finished, the instrument
brought out with fatal clearness :
"Phew! If that's not good for an
extra hundred in the old girl's will,
I'm a Dutchman I
When Wild Things Go Mad.
Somehow one never thinks of a wild
animal as having rabies, but that they
are quite as subject to madness as are
their domesticated brethren is evi evidenced
denced evidenced by the outbreak of the disease
which swept parts of Oregon, Califor California,
nia, California, Nevada and Idaho last summer.
Madness is particularly prevalent
among coyotes, and a heavy loss of
live stock Is the result. ; In one case
reported, a single rabid coyote caused
the loss of 27 steers
Nor are cattle the sole sufferers. In
Nevada alone 60 persons were treated
for the disease by state authorities as
a result of having been bitten by in infected
fected infected animals, wild and domestic
Room for a Larger Company.
A little, girl had been reprimanded
by her mother for telling a falsehood.
"Where do you think little folks go to
that tell such stories?" asked the
"I. don't know," said the little girl,
unconcernedly; "the same place big
folks go to, I suppose." The Christian
' Herald.


Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 7:30 o'clock.
Mrs. Susan Cook, W. M.
Mrs. Rosalie Condon, Secretary.
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 6ide.
C. W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Crook. Secretary.
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. 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. G.
W. L. Colbert, Secretary.
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
fourth Friday in every month at 8 p.
m. B. C. Webb, H. P.
Jake Brown, 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.
G. A. Nash, C. C.
Cbas. K. Sage, K. of R. S.
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A. M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
8 o'clock, until further notice.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
II. M. Weathers, W. M.
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No7 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows
lows Fellows hall at 7:30 o'clock.
Emma C. Burnett,-N. G.
Irma Brigance, Secretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
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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. K. Sage, Clerk
November 12-17 Escambia Coun County
ty County 'Fair, at Molino.
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December 4-8 Jacksonville Poul Poultry
try Poultry Show.
January 20 to February 1 Lake
County School Fair, at Tavares.
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m.; Ocala 4:15 p. m. Arrives Tampa
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-lOflrejients Are Said to Be Identical
With Those of Liquid Used in
Modern Times by Some of
Warring Powers.
k3 a common error to suppose
secret of the composition of
so jealously guarded by
s of Constantinople Is
Contrary, it Is set out at
t;w-srsui Arabic manuscript of
the year 1225, now In the Royal mu
seum at Leyden, as well as In the bet- j
ter-knowh "Liber Ignium ad Combur- ;
endum Hostes" of JIartin Graecus, j
written five years later and repub republished
lished republished In 1842. Its ingredients are
there given as naphtha, pitch, resin j
and sulphur and are Identical, accord according
ing according to a scientific writer, with those
of the liquid used today by some of
.the warring nations. j
ThA WfTl-knnirn rm aaa rra In -fha fffro
de Joinville's Memoirs about it "com "coming
ing "coming flying through the air like a
winged dragon, about the thickness
logshead, with the report of

Composition of Greek Fire of An Ancient
cient Ancient Days Still Known.

thunder and the speed of lightning so
- that the darkness of the night was dis dispelled
pelled dispelled by this horrible illumination,"
has misled scholars as to the way it
was projected. Pots containing It
, were undoubtedly hurled by engines
on board ship resembling the modern
j-r-whlch was also the anclent-cata-"""pult
; but the Greek sailors of the
Middle Ages also used a cheiroslphon,
or hand tube, worked by an officer,
called a siphonator, which enabled
him to direct it on any point he
pleased of the enemy's vessel. This
was undoubtedly the parent of the

wHow the liquid in question was
forced out of the tube may still be
doubtful but Prof essor 'Bury, In the
notes to his edition of Gibson, thinks it
"was done by gunpowder, the composi composition
tion composition of which was, according to him,
already known to the Greeks of De
Joinville's time. This would, perhaps,
get over the difficulty of igniting the
liquid before it was pumped on the
enemy. The Germans, for example,
seem to have Improved on their model
by using compressed air. The ignition
was also arranged by mixing with the
naphtha an organic substance which
: will spontaneously take fire when ex exposed
posed exposed to the atmosphere. But this
was found to have its disadvantages.
The liquid, once inflamed, was liable
to blow back upon its projectors, and
had the inconvenience of revealing the
carrier of the engine and thereby ex exposing
posing exposing hlra 'to the attention of "snip "snipers"
ers" "snipers" of the other side. Hence It was
found to be more prudent to separate
the burning fluid Itself from its means
of Ignition. Attacks are now begun
by throwing fireballs into the enemy's
trenches, with a fuse which lights
them as soon as they touch.the ground.
Louisville Courier-Journal.
T Texans Hall Birthday.
Texans celebrate their own private
Independence day, commemorating the
signing of the declaration in 1836,
which freed their ancestors from Mex Mexican
ican Mexican rule.
Texas was in all probability a part
of the ancient Aztec empire, and since
then it has been under six flags. Spaife
claimed the country -by right of its
conquest of the Aztecs, and France,
too, claimed it as a part of the ter ter-ritory
ritory ter-ritory of Louisiana, with the Rio
Grande as the southwestern boundary
of French m possessions. When the
Mexicans gained their freedom Texas
became a part of their republic, and
eo remained until 1836,- when the Lone
Star banner of the republic of Texas
was raised. In 1845 the Stars and
Stripes were raised over Texas, to be
temporarily replaced by the stars and
bars of the Confederacy during the
Civil war.
A Man's Work.
The distinction and end of a sound soundly
ly soundly constituted man is his labor. Use
Is inscribed on all his faculties. Use
is the end to which he exists. As the
tree exists for its fruit, so a man for
-his work." A fruitless plant, an idle
animal, does not stand in the universe. universe.-They
They universe.-They are all tolling, however secretly
or slowly. In the province, assigned
them, and to a use In the economy of
the world, to higher and more catholic
service. And the man seems to play,
by his instincts and activity, a cer certain
tain certain part that ever, tells on the gen gen-ral
ral gen-ral face of the planet, drains swamps,
leads rivers into dry countries for their
irrigation,: perforates forests and
stony mountain chains with roads,
hinders the inroads of the sea on the
continent, as if dressing the globe for
happier races. Emerson.
Mother Knows Better.
. Willie liked to look through the
pages of an illustrated history, and
had a good memory for the pictures.
'One-day-a friend of his mother came
In. wearing a new hat.
"Oh," Willie exclaimed, "you look
Just like a witch."
The lady was very much compli complimented,
mented, complimented, as she thought he meant she
was Switching, but his mother was
much embarrassed because she knew
he had reference to a very ugly Salem
witch in the book. .v.
. Some Support.
"Mr. Flubdub, I am a candidate for
your daughter's hand." j
"Well, I'm unpledged," my boy. If -a
ballot is taken yoa tan have my


Acticn of Defeated Office-Seeker in
Kentucky Gave Rise to Saying Now
Used All Over Country.
The people of the United States have
always been prone and quick to catch
a happy or unhappy remark or phrase
in politics and to make the most of it
to the advantage of one or the disad disadvantage
vantage disadvantage of another party, observes the
Christian Science Monitor.
Some leaders are happy even in their
most casual expressions. Lincoln was
one of these. Grant was another. It
used to be said that the difference be between
tween between Lincoln and his greatest general
was that, while one dropped pearls of
speech, the other dropped the pearls
of silence. Nevertheless, when Grant
said that he proposed to "fight it out
on this line if it takes all summer" and
when he said, "Let us have peace," he
furnished his friends with political
campaign material jof the first order.
They were sayings as simple as "With
charity toward all; with malice to toward
ward toward none," or 'You can fool some of
the people some of the time, but you
can't fool all the people all the time,"
and because they were simple they
were remembered.
Once, a long time ago. a defeated office-seeker,
In order to "get himself
together," left home as soon as he be became
came became aware of the result of the polls.
A friend, Inquiring for him a little
later, was Informed by a member of
his family that he had gone up Salt
river. Salt river was and Is a modest
little stream that rises in the hill coun country
try country of Kentucky, and after flowing
through a more or less picturesque dis district
trict district for about a score of miles, emp empties
ties empties Into the' Ohio. It was in those
days a good fishing creek, and the
kind of stream a Jaded and disappoint disappointed
ed disappointed politician might naturally fancy.
There was not a thing wrong about his
excursion. Yet his political enemies
got holdHbf the remark that he had
"gone up Salt river" and used it to Im Imply
ply Imply that this meant the end of his pub public
lic public career.
The saying spread -from Kentucky
into other states and for more than
half a century It has been used to ex express
press express the Idea that a politician has
been "driven to the woods" for good.
"He's gone up Salt river" has come
to mean, in fact, that a politician has
"been put out of" business," has been
so badly beaten that he cannot "come
back," "has seen his finish."
Th Future of the Classics.
The languages and literatures ot
Greece and Rome will always remain
attractive fields" for ; students whose
tastes and natural capacities are chief chiefly
ly chiefly literary, and especially for men of
letters, authors, and professional stu students
dents students of language ; but it is certain
that they are soon to cease to make a
prescribed -part of general secondary
and higher education, writes Charles
W. Eliot In the Atlantic. There are
too many histories, too many, new
sciences with applications of great im importance,
portance, importance, and too. many new litera literatures
tures literatures of high merit which have a va variety,
riety, variety, of modern uses, to permit any
one, not bound to the classics by af affectionate
fectionate affectionate associations and education educational
al educational tradition, to believe that Latin can
maintain the place It has held for
centuries In the youthful training of
educated men, a place which It ac acquired
quired acquired when it was the common
speech of scholars, and has held for
centuries without any such good rea reason.
son. reason. For this loss of status by Latin
genuine classical scholars will natur naturally
ally naturally console themselves with the re reflection
flection reflection that it has never been possible
to give an unwilling boy any real ac acquaintance
quaintance acquaintance with the Latin language
or any love of Latin literature by
compelling him to take three "units"
of Latin at school and a course or
two of Latin in college.
Six Cities One Should See.
There are at least six cities on this
continent which everyone should see,
says Julian Street in Collier's. Every Everyone
one Everyone should see New York because It is
the largest city In the world, and be because
cause because it combines the magnificence,
the wonder, the beauty, the sordidness
and the shame of a great metropolis
everyone should, see San Francisco
because it Is so vivid, so alive, so gold golden;
en; golden; everyone should see Washington,
the clean, white splendor of which Is
like the embodiment of a national
dream; everyone should see the old
gray granite city obec piled on its
hill above the rly ke some forti fortified
fied fortified town in Fran- veryone should
see the sweet and u. .oeratic city "of
Charleston,-. which suggests a museum
of tradition and early American ele elegance,
gance, elegance, and of course everyone should
see New Orleans..--
The Song Bird's Moods.
- All our birds use what we call their
voices, just as we use ours, for the
purposes of expression generally, and I
am convinced that bird song proper,
though oft enest the expression of some
phase of the tender passion, Is not con confined
fined confined to such expression.' In a limited
way birds have their lyric and their
dramatic moods, their serious and their
comic songs, their recitative and their
oratorical methods. Bird song has
come, It seems tp me, In response to a
growth of the natural, desire for a
means of expression. Language Is the
highest mode of expression, and bird
song is a beautiful and witching, but
very Imperfect, language. Exchange.
' Hot One.
Bridget Shure an' I'll not be dis discharged.
charged. discharged. You'll have to give me two
weeks' notice.
Lady of the House Then I'll have
you arrested for getting money under
false pretenses. You represented your your-telf
telf your-telf to me as a cook.

(By Dr. I. II.
The poisons in man are taken care of, if man will
disposal plants which separate and throw off the poisonous,

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of kidney disease, as well as
Buffalo, New York, icr large
In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju Judicial
dicial Judicial Circuit of Florida, in and
for Maarion County, in Chancery.
T. T. Munroe et al, Complainants, vs.
Cynthia M. Burnett, et al. Defend Defend-ants.
ants. Defend-ants. The complainants -having filed a
sworn bill Jn this cause, alleging that
they believe that there are persons in interested
terested interested in the property involved
therein, whose names are unlcnown to
them, and having demanded this order
and otherwise complied with the law,
all parties claiming Interests in the
property hereinafter described under
William J. Keith, deceased, or under
William Smith, deceased, or under Hib Hib-bert
bert Hib-bert B. Masters, deceased, or under
Daniel M. "Porter, deceased, or under J.
T. Elliott, deceased, or under Geo. P.
Hart, deceased, or under Spencer M.
Nash,' deceased, or under Gabriel W.
Perpall, deceased, or under Moses E.
Levy, deceased, or under Emily V.
Nash, deceased, or under William B.
Williams,1 deceased, or under Cynthia
M. Burnett, deceased, or under Nancy
P. Hart, deceased, or under W. E. sick sicken,
en, sicken, deceased, or under Harry S. Nash,
deceased, or under Benjamin Wilkin Wilkinson
son Wilkinson Heard, deceased, or under Falkner
Heard, deceased, or under Daniel C.
Murdock, deceased, or under Daniel
Souter, deceased, or under William I.
Keitt, deceased, or under Ellison' S.
Keitt, deceased, or under William J.
Keitt, deceased, or under Mrs. E. O. B.
Gary, deceased, or under Henry S.
Nash, deceasea," or under E. W. Agnew,
deceased, or, otherwise, and all parties
claiming an Interest in said property
situate in Marion county, Florida, to-wit:-
Sw4 of seV : s of sw section 23;
All that' part of the w of sw ,of
section 24 lying south of Ocala and
Dunnellon hard road;
Ail of lots three (3) and four (4) of
section 25;
West 158 acres of n '4 of Perpall
Grant lying east of Ocala ond Shady
Grove hard road and bein in section
25, otherwise described as: that part
of following described lands east of
Ocala and "Shady Grove hard road, in
section 25, township 15 south, range 21
east, to-wit: Commencing at the north northwest
west northwest corner of said grant, being the
westernmost point or said grant in sec section
tion section 26. townshin 15 south, range 21
east, thenee north "55 degrees, east
41.25 chains, thence south 35 degrees,
east 40 chains, thence west 55 desrrees,
south 41.25 chains, north 35 degrees,
west 40 chains to point of beginning,
all in section 25;
That part of section 26 described as
follows: Beginning on the north line of
said section and at the west side of
the public road intersecting said sec section
tion section from northeast to- southwest,
thence west to the northwest corner of
said section, thence south to the south southwest
west southwest corner of r said section, thence
east to the west side of the said pub public
lic public road, thence in a northeasterly di direction
rection direction along the west ?':de of the said
public road to point of beginning;
Also, that part of the swi ot sr'
and the se4 of the se4 of the nw& of
the sw',i lying east of the s?ad pubue
Also the s of the se of said sec section
tion section 26;
N of seU except s of nek of
se of section 27:
All of said lands being in township
fifteen -(15) south, range twenty-one
(21) east.
Also lots 2, 5, 6, 7. 8, 9, 10. 11 and 12
of Harris subdivision of lot two (2),
section 30;
Lots three and five, subdivision of
Waldo place in the south half of Per Perpall
pall Perpall Grant, as per plat recorded in Mis Miscellaneous
cellaneous Miscellaneous Book A. page 399 of the
public records of Marion county, Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. All In township fifteen south, range
twenty-two east.
and each of them be and they are
hereby required to appear to the bill
of complaint heretofore filed in this
cause on
January 7th, 191R,
the same being a rule day.
- It is further ordered that this order
be published once a week for twelve
consecutive weeks in the Ocala Even Evening
ing Evening Star; a newspaper published in said
county and state.
"Witness my hand and the seal of said
court at Ocala. Florida, this 13th day
of October, 1917.
(Seal) P. H. NUGENT,
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion County,
Florida. By Ruth Ervin. D. C.
Complainant's Solicitors 10-13-sat,
Notice is hereby gfven thif on the
10th day of April. A. D. 1918. the un undersigned
dersigned undersigned will present my accounts
and vouchers to the j'irtg probate
Sn and for Marion rm:nty. F'or'. "t
his office at the courthouse In Ocala,


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and will make my final settlement and
will apply for final discharge as such
executrix of the estate of Edward
Dreyf ous, deceased.
This 2nd day of October, 1917.
As Executrix of the Estate of Edward
Dreyfous, Deceased.
Notice is hereby given that the
city council of the city of Ocala will
receive bids at a meeting of said coun council
cil council to be held at the city hall of said
city of Ocala, Florida, on the 26th
day of November, A. D. 1917, at 7:30
p. m., covering the construction of
sidewalk along and abutting the fol following
lowing following described portion of Exposi Exposition,
tion, Exposition, South or Broadway street, to to-wit:
wit: to-wit: Commenciner on the south side of
said street at the intersection of Ex Exposition,
position, Exposition, South or Broadway street
and Pine street, beginning at a point
1 and 8-10ths feet east of the north northeast
east northeast corner of fractional block 6, Old
Survey Ocala, Florida, and running
thence west 202.9 feet, or to a point
1 and l-10th feet west of the north northwest
west northwest corner of block 82 Gary's addi addition
tion addition to Ocala; said sidewalk to be
constructed along the property line
on said street, and to be five feet in
width. The said sidewalk to be con constructed
structed constructed amounting to approximately
112 square yards.
Said sidewalk shall be constructed
of cement composition under the fol following
lowing following specifications: First layer to
be not less than three inches thick,
composed of one part Portland ce-
i ment, three parts good clean sharp
1 J t x 1 1. 1.
sanu, aim live jjan,s urunea ruc&,
the rock to be broken to a maximum
size of two inches. Upon, this layer
there shall be a wearing surface, to
,jbe put on before the first layer has
dried, -and to be one inch in thickness,
composed of one part clean sharp
j sand,-one part. Portland cement,
j All bids must be sealed and filed
! with the clerk of the city of Ocala
I five days before the meeting of the
j council at which all bids for such
I work are to be considered. Specifi Specifi-.
. Specifi-. cations for said sidewalk being now
: on hie in the office of the city clerk
of the city of Ocala. J. J. Geng,
This, .the 20th day of October, 1917.
President of City Council.
Attest: H. C. Sistrunk,
City Clerk. 10-20-sat
In the Circuit Court of the Fifth Ju-
dicial Circuit of Florida, in and for
Marion County, in Chancery.
T. T. Munroe, et al. Complainants, vs.
Cynthia M. Burnett, et al, Defend Defendants
ants Defendants Order for Constructive Ser Service.
vice. Service. It is ordered that the defendants
herein, to-wit: Cynthia M. Burnett,
John W. Beacey. Richard Croasdale.
Elizabeth Carmen. W. E. DIcken, Sunie
H. Dicken. J. T. Elliott, J. M. Earp, L.
W. Earp, John W. Ellis, E. L Freyer Freyer-muth,
muth, Freyer-muth, Mrs. E. O. B. Gary, Thos. P.
Gary, Emily C. Hart. George P. Hart.
Nancy. P, Hart. Benjamin Wilkinson
Heard, Falkner Heard, Jas. r C.
Johnson Jr., Wa J. Keitt,' V'm. J.
ivein, a. j. Lawson, mioses c. jevy,
Hibbert B. Masters. T. J. Musselwhite,
Wm. McCarthy, Daniel C Murdock.
Spencer M. Nash, Emily V. Nah, Harry
S. Nash, Henry S. Nah, Daniel AL Por Porter.
ter. Porter. Gabriel W. Perpall, William Smith.
Daniel Souter, Guy W. Toph, Divid J.
Williams, William fi. Williams, John
. Wood. Martha S. Wood, and each of
them be and tbey are hereby required
to appear to the bill of complaint here heretofore
tofore heretofore filed in this cause, on or before
lOtb day of December, 1917
It is further ordered that "this
order be pubU-hed once a week
for eig-ht consecutive weeks in the
Ocala Evt-nir.a; Star, a "newspaper pub published
lished published in said county and ta:e.
Witness rr.v hand and the eea of
said court this ISth day of October,
fFel) r. H. NTGENT,
Cl-rk Circti f -rt. Marion County,
Flori'a V.v Un'h Krvin. D. C.
no -kh!: isn m nrix.
Complainant's -f.icitor. 10-lC-sat


do his part. The liver and kidneys act as the sewage
accumulations, if given half a chance. But many, of us
should not eat meat more than once a day. Eat vege

tables, and what maybe called n roughage to stimulate
bowel action, such as baked potato with the 'hard sVint
Graham, rye or whole wheat bread, onions, turnips, carrots,
even the much slandered cabbage and sauer-kraut. Stimu Stimulate
late Stimulate the liver into a thorough housecleaning at least

once a weekly taking a purely vegetable laxative made
up and extracted from May-apple, leaves of aloe, root;

of jalap, into a Pleasant Pellet, first made by Dr. Pierce

nearly fifty years ago and sold by nearly every druggist;
in the country.
To keep the kidneys clean, drink plenty of water
between meals ; also, if you wish to escape half the
ills which cause early deaths from kidney disease, affec affections
tions affections of the heart, rheumatism and gout, drink a pint of
hot water a half hour before meals. This with regular
outdoor exercise, sensible food, and occasionally Anuric
(double or triple strength) after meals for a few weeks
at a time, and there is no reason why a man or woman
should not live to be a hundred. This Anuric stimulates
the kidneys, causing them to throw out the poisonous
uric -acid which causes us to have pains in the back,7
lumbago, rheumatism or gout.



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Baltimore and return. .$33.90
Philadelphia and return .$36.00
Washington and return $34.00

Through tickets to all Eastern resorts, with return limit October
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Mr. W. J. Whidden returned to
Barloun yesterday after a several
days business and pleasure trip here.
Mr. D. N. Mathews, of Ocala, repre represented
sented represented the International Harvester
Company in town Monday Dunnel Dunnel-lon
lon Dunnel-lon Advocate.
Mr. Wm.' B. Schlereth, the naval
recruiting officer for this district, will
go to Gainesville Monday, to enlist
men from that section.

ll parries TfiMlt Chis morning
in I rteteM&b to -Day-tonC
Imnjty ikxjn M ajJt9i to see
if the ocean if any wetter fh&n on
the occasion of his last visit.
Max Fishel, who has had charge of
, the Fishel store here for several years
left Tuesday night for Ocala where he
. wil reside in the future having charge
.v.; of the store there. -Leesburg Com-
, mercial.

"6k Needham's orchestra fnrmshed the

- music for the "dance at ther Masonic
j hall in Inverness last night; This or
r chestra will also furnish music for the

.Red Cross ball at the Woman's Club
this evening.
Mr. Cedrick Smith, one of the Star's
valued friends in the Wacahoota sec section,
tion, section, paid this office a pleasant call
today while in the city attending to
business matters. :
News from an ex-Ocala boy Wal Wallace
lace Wallace Davis, says he is doing well and
has received promotion on one of
Uncle Sam's dreadnaughts.
Messrs. John Needham and H. D.
Nelson left last night for Macon.
Mr. Nelson's position at the Harring Harrington
ton Harrington cafe is being filled by W. D. Bry Bryant,
ant, Bryant, a competent and obliging young
man, experienced in 'that, line of business."-
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Trains of the Atlantic Coast line
will arrive and depart n 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 (Sunny-Jim),
Jim), (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. 43, Homosassa to Ocala, 1:05
p. EL x
' No. 49, Ocala to Homosassa, 2:25
p. m. V': '..
No. 32, Lakeland to Ocala (Sunny-
Jim), Tuesday, Thursday and Satur
day, 9:W) p. m.
No. 39, Jacksonville to St. Peters
burg, 2:36-2:40 p. m.
No. 140, Ocala to Palatka, Gaines
ville and Wilcox, 4:10 p. m.
No. 9, Jacksonville to Leesburg,
.9:05 p.m.
. No. 9- Leaves Jacksonvile 1 ;2rt n
m.; Ocala 4:15 p. m. Arrives Tampa
v:3o p. m. -No.
1 Leaves Jacksonville 9:30 p
. m.; Ocala, 1:45 a. m. Arrives St. Pe Petersburg.
tersburg. Petersburg. 7:45 a. m.
No. 3--Leaves Jacksonville 9:30 a.
m.; Ocala, 12:50 p. m.
1 Northbound
No. 10 Leaves Tampa at 1 p. m.;
Ocala, 4:15 p. m. Arrives Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, 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-.
. Jack-. sonville at 5:10 p. m.
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Evening Star
' RATES Twenty-five words
or less one time 25 cents;
three times 50 cents; six
times 75 cents. Over twenty-five
words, and under fif-
. ty, double above rate.
This rate is for consecutive
insertions. Special rate by
the month. Try them out.


Our High School Girls Basket Ball
t Team Defeated in Gainesville
V .. (Gainesville Sun.)
' Yesterday marked the opening of
the basketball season when the girls
of the local high school played and
defeated the Ocala H. S. on the local
court by a score of 18 to 15.
Having never- in the past defeated
the "Wild Cats," the local team "kill "killed
ed "killed two birds with one stone" and cov covered
ered covered themselves with glory.
The outlook at the beginning of the
season was black for the local team,
the majority, of its best players hav
ing graduated last year. Many .were
the, dubious expressions until happy
appearance of Mrs; Ray Driver who
consented to coach the girls. The
way she whipped and molded them
into shape in the last two weeks of
practice is a caution. If two weeks of
practice can bring forth playing and
team work as displayed yesterday-
then, the future" is assured and the
championship of the State is Gaines
The whistle blew at 2:30 and the
two teams took their respective posi positions.
tions. positions. They, certainly, did present a
pretty sight. Ocala m their suits of
black, andV"the Gainesville girls in
white middies and purple bloomers,
the local colors.
At the first of the game the "Wild "Wild-Cats"
Cats" "Wild-Cats" outplayed the "Champions" and
displayed better team work. This
showed good, efficient coaching; and
the cleanness of sportsmanship dis displayed
played displayed showed well the character of
the players'. A cleaner game could
not be played. The particular playing
and team work of the two forwards,
Callie Gissendaner and Agnes Bur Bur-ford,
ford, Bur-ford, semed to be too much for thfc
local forwards, four consecutive bask baskets
ets baskets being thrown in the first five min minutes
utes minutes of play. This seemed to discour discourage
age discourage the local girls but, with the
throwing of a basket a few' minutes
later, after many failures, by Pauline
Merrill the local girls seemed to shiver
as the cold water had been poured on
them and awoke with a new determin determination.
ation. determination. :
, The playing of Cecil Cobb at jump jumping,
ing, jumping, center and Edna Chestnut at
guard was as good as has ever been
on the local court.
Time was called several times for
Agnes Burford who finally had to be
taken out of the game and Lucille
Gissendaner put in her place.' Lucille
is small but the name "Wild Cat" is
quite appropriate to her playing.
The first half ended with the score
12 to 13 in favor of Ocala. :
VWhen the whistle blew for the sec second
ond second half it was seen that Captaii.
Chestnut and Manager Bullard had
made a few changes. Jessie Bishop
and Grace Bullard replaced Cecil Cobb
and Leo Johnson. It was in this half
that the locals covered themselves
with glory i and a carried oft the "ba "bacon."
con." "bacon." The team work displayed by the
team was beautiful to behold. Jessie
Bishop outplayed Catherine Leitnei
at jumping center "2 to 1." Playing
of Grace Bullard who was practically
a walking "Lazarus," having her left
hand in bad condition and a bruised
blood vessel in her foot, was a feature
of the game. Everyone acknowledged
that it was these substitutions which
turned defeat into victory. Louise
Brannon at guard brought forth many
complimentary remarks. v
The star playing of Lena Chancey
and Pauline Merrill for Gainesville
and that of Louise Spencer and the
two guards for Ocala deserve credit.
The second half ended the score 18
to 15 in favor of Gainesville.
One of the largest crowds ever seen
at a basket ball game was present,
which goes to show the prominence
the high school is gaining and' how
proud Gainesvile is of it.
The Line-Up
Gainesville Ocala
Pauline Merrill Callie Gissendaner
Lena Chancey 1 Agnes Burford
Centers. ;
Cecil Cobb .,. Catherine Leitner
Leo Johnson Louise Spencer
' Guards.
Louise Brannon Mertie Blalock
Grace Bullard- Lucile Gissendaner
Jessie Bishop.
The American Red Cross through
the directors bf the Southern Divis Division7,
ion7, Division7, has asked" all chapters to rush
work on hospital garments and sur surgical
gical surgical supplies. V
The Marion County Chapter, Ocala
branch, is without funds for material
at the moment. The chapter needs for
immediate work about two hundred
($200) dollars, and the finance com committee
mittee committee feels that it will be necessary
to make, a canvass for Jhis, believing
that this sum will be voluntarily and
cheerfully given.
Please send your subscriptions to
the chairman of the committee at
Gerigs Drug Store. This is urgent.
, J. J. Gerig, Chairman.
V Jake Brown.
- -' Clarence Camp,
J. E. Chace,
. a S. Cullen,
W. T. Gary, ..
: H. D. Stokes,
Finance Committee.
We are agents for Kodaks and the
Eastman N. C. films. Gerigs. 29-tf
You can buy your bread, pies,
cakes, buns, etc., cheaper from us
than you can bake them yourself.
Carter's Bakery. tf


RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25c.; three times 50c; six times
75c; one month $3. PayaMe In advance.
"My Optician
I especially offer my services to the
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail ordeis.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg.,
FOR RENT House on East Broad Broadway,
way, Broadway, six rooms and bath. Apply to
Mrs. McDowell, Ft. King avenue, or
phone 179. 11-10-tf
FOR RENT Five room house near
the new union station; cheap. Ad Address
dress Address P. O. Box 266. 9-3t
SAFE FOR SALE A 1200-pound
office safe, never used, at a bargain.
Address R. L. Sullivan, Williston,
Fla. 11-9-
LOST OR STOLEN From my pocket
this morning a bank deposit book
with $26 in one dollar bills. Finder
will please return, to me and receive
reward. John Metrie, Ocala. 913t
FOR. SALE Small Buick four-passenger
touring car in good repair;
new tires. Belleview Trading Co.,
Belleview, Fla. 9-19t
FOR SALE A Chevrolette five-passenger,
six-cylinder automobile in
good order. Apply to Charles Peyser,
Ocala, Fla. 8-6t
FOR SALE Five acres of gopd land
with two and a half miles of court courthouse;
house; courthouse; buildings, good well, fruit in
season; horse, buggy, harness. $250
cash, or terms. Mrs. J. H. Tweedle,
Geenral Delivery, Ocala. 8-6t
WANTED Old False Teeth. Don't
matter if broken. I pay $2 to $15
per set. Send by parcel post and re receive
ceive receive check by return mail. L. Mazer,
2007 S. Fifth St., Philadelphia, Pa. 18t
WANTED Men's second hand shoes.
YouH be surprised at the amount of
real money you can get for them.' A.
Slott, one door east of 10. store,
Ocala, Fla. 29-18t
FOR SALE A dandy little farm
1 miles north of courthouse; 20
acres, all under fence; nice house and
good bearing grape vines. $1,500
cash. ? Address "W. T.V careOcala
Star. !' V 23-lmv';
Watula street, north of the Presby Presbyterian
terian Presbyterian church. A first class property.
Apply to Dr. J. -W. Hood. 26-tf
FOR SALE Nice lot 7Q x 112 in sec second
ond second ward also nice residence lot at
$200. W. W. Condon. 21-tf
FALSE TEETH-We pay as high as
$1750 "per set for old false teeth, no!
matter if broken; also gold crowns,
bridgework. Mail to Berner's False
Teeth Specialty, 22 Third St., Trop,
N. Y., and receive cash by return
mail. 16-lm,
FOR RENT House on Oklawaha oc occupied
cupied occupied by Mrs. Charles Flippen. Ap Apply
ply Apply to Mrs. Flippen or address Mrs.
O. T. Green, 206 S. Boulevard, Tampa,
Fla. Can be had immediately. 8-6t
-: Pursuant to the ordinances of the
city of Ocala, and a resolution of the
city council thereof, I, J. Edward
Chace, as mayor of said city do here hereby
by hereby proclaim and call a general elec election
tion election to be held in and for said city, at
the city hall, Ocala, Florida, on the
eleventh day of December, A. D. 1917,
said day being the second Tuesday in
said month.
The offices and vacancies to be fill-;
ed at said election are as follows :i
Mayor, councilman at large from said
city, councilman from the first ward,
councilman from the second ward,
councilman irom tne tnird ward and
councilman from the fourth ward, of
said city.'. J j
The 'following duly qualified elec electorsof
torsof electorsof said city have been elected
and appointed as clerks and inspec inspectors
tors inspectors for said election:
For the ballot box marked "A" to
"L": J. P. Phillips, E. W. Kraybill.
E. J. Collier, as inspectors, and Frank j
uates as clerk.
For the ballot box marked MM" to
WZW: Baxter Cam, R. V. Loveridge,
F. E. Wetherbee, as inspectors, and
E. J. Crook as clerk.
This the 10th day of November, A.
D, 1917. J. E. Chace,
Mayor of the City of Ocala.
Attest: H. C. Sistrunk,
: Clerk of the City of Ocala. sat
. November 12-17 Escambia Coun County
ty County Fair, at Molina. r'
' November 13-17 Suwanee County
Fair at Live Oak.
November 21-23 Orange Springs
Fair at Orange Springs.
November 20-23 Alachua County
Fair, at Gainesville.
November 27-30 Marion County
Fair, at Ocala.
December 4-& Jacksonville Poul Poultry
try Poultry Show.
-January 20 to February 1 Lake
County School Fair, at Tavares.


Dwelling That Is Made Over May
Come Nearer Meeting Needs Than
One Constructed to Order.
The remodeled house Is often more
comfortable, charming and satisfying
than one built new. Buying a house
already built is much like purchasing
clothes ready-made; it is never quite
a perfect fit; there is never perfect
harmony with individual needs and re requirements,
quirements, requirements, says Noble Foster
Hoggson in the Phialdelphla Public
Ledger. Remodeling makes it virtu virtually
ally virtually a new house, with the added ad advantage
vantage advantage that, the general plan being
satisfactory. It is easier to see just
what modifications and Improvements
are needed than to see them in imag imagination
ination imagination from a study of the archi architect's
tect's architect's plans for a complete new
An old house, endeared through
years of occupancy and association,
grows5 Into a familiar adjustment to
! the needs ot Jthe family. But usually
there comes a growing realization of
the many ways In which it might be
altered and Improved. The growing
family requires more rooms .or
changed arrangements ; or the taste of
jthe owner, v becoming finer with the
years, or bettered fortune making it
easier to make his dreams a reality,.
brings him face to face with the
problem of remodeling, should he not
care to move to a new dwelling which
might, prove, when tested by occu occupancy,
pancy, occupancy, less satisfying.
The two principal reasons for re remodeling
modeling remodeling are the utilitarian and the
esthetic; the need of more space, or
more convenience and comfort and
the natural desire to make the home
more beautiful to the eye. Both re requirements
quirements requirements can be met perfectly by
proper remodeling, which may really
prove an actual transformation. Re Remodeling
modeling Remodeling gives a stamp, of Individu Individuality
ality Individuality to a dwelling as nothing else
can, means the revising of the
building within and without to har harmonize
monize harmonize with Individual tastes and
Amount Put In House "Should Not Be
Out of Proportion to thi Value
of the Site.
One of the mosj grievous mistakes
the owner can make Is to build a house
which Is out of proportion to the value
of the land on which it is erected. The
higher the cost of the land the better,
as a rule, the character of future build building
ing building operations In the neighborhood.
For Instance, it is generally unwise
to build a house costing $5,000 or
$6,000 on a site costing less than $25
to $40 a front foot. Nor should the
reverse mistake be made of building a
cheap house on an expensive site site-though
though site-though that is governed by the re restrictions
strictions restrictions which most developers of
high-grade subdivisions Impose. Cost
of house and cost of site should be in
fairly strict proportion.
T Buy as much ground as you can rea
sonably afford. Twenty-five-foot lots
In a suburban section are an abomina abomination.
tion. abomination. Fifty-foot frontage should be the
minimum for any modern residence
built for a home, and 100 feet with the
added possibilities of attractive lawn
and garden is better.
As a bit of advice here Is an excerpt
from a booklet recently Issued by a
realty broker:
"Forced growth. in anything is haz hazardous
ardous hazardous ; natural growth is a guaranty
of stability and permanent values. De Demand
mand Demand governs supply, not supply de demand.
mand. demand. A piece of real estate has no
fixed value until someone takes It to
keep and Improve."
Native Trees Are Desirable. ..
Many people have the decidedly mis mistaken
taken mistaken idea that the only trees worth
buying and setting out are the more or
less expensive shrubs or evergreens
which are not native jto most sections
of the country. The idea of paying out
good money for a pine, or a birch or a
maple seems to go against the graim
Xs a matter of fact Ihere are many
places where such trees, are to be had
for the trouble of digging them up and
transplanting them, but even this r is
considered too high a price. And yet
f orjmany purposes pines, and maples
are as good trees as can be had, and
there is nothing listed in the catalogue
more beautiful and graceful tlian a
well cared-for group of white birches.
Fall Best Time to Paint House.
The fall of the year is by far the
best ; time to paint the exterior of a
house, for paint dries more slowly in
cool weather and consequently lasts
longer. The heat of the summer sun
on a bouse painted In the spring does
much more harm than any winter
weather and a fall painting Is well sea seasoned
soned seasoned before the next summer arrives.
Small flies and insects are also a pest
In spring painting.
Where He Was Bound For.
- "Do you think your boy Josh is going
to remember the advice you gave him
when he left home for the army?
"Not this trip replied Farmer Corn Corn-tossel.
tossel. Corn-tossel. "By sheer force of habit his
mother told him to be sure and keep
out of trouble."

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Only 2 Super-Six
Phaetons at $1,650
F. O. B. Detroit, Michigan
This is Your Last Chance to Get a Hudson at TV'

When our present allotment con-
sisting ot two cars is exhausted, then
we will have sold the last Hudson
phaeton tha can be had at present
prices. ;
Prompt action will save you a
great deal of money.
Hudson cars are the last to be af affected
fected affected by increased material costs.
Cars that have sold at $1,200 to $1,400
now cost about as much as the pres present
ent present price of the Hudson Super-Six
Cars which were sold at about its
price have been advanced $300 to
$500. T' ? -; ;

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Auto Sales Co.
. Distributors of
Hudson Super Six and
Dodge Brothers Motor Cars

Ocala, Fla.
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fVR JOB PRINTING Department is
; V- thoroughly equipped for all kinds
of commercial Printing. Our facilities
for handling
and all kinds of
Unsurpassed in Central Florida.
T FFIC1ENT Workmanship, High
-t- Quality Paper, Prompt Service and
Living Prices are some tf our reasons
for asking an opportunity to serve you.

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We will receive meats on and after November 1st. Our charge is two
(2c) per pound for first SO days, and one-half (c) cent for each SO' days
thereafter, and'lOc. per 100 pounds for insurance.
We advise killing meat on cool days. In killing have hog3 penned,
and do not run or excite them; hang up in shade and be sure to get all
blood out of meat; then cut up, salt and lay out SEPARATELY over
night or 10 or 12 hours, (always keep in shade and do not put in box or
pile together until air animal heat is out of meat), then pack in box or
barrel and bring or ship to us for storage. y
If you will observe these precautions we are sure your meat will cure

perfectly good and sweet. We advise

pay freight or express charges, and mail, on day of shipment. Bill of Lad-,
ing or Express Receipt, with a list stating number of pieces or each kind -and
weight ;
Mark your name and address plainly on each package shipped.

BOX 576
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f Hudson prices have
mamed unaffected became ikT cars
are built of materials which were
bought last 'year before material
costs had seen their greatest rise. By
buying now you take advantage of
that fortunate situation.
Remember there are only two Hud Hud-sons
sons Hud-sons to be had at $1,650 f. o. b. De-
troit. On some models our allotment
at these prices is entirely exhausted."''
Prompt buying will save you mon money..
ey.. money.. You should be one of the two
fortunate persons to get one of these
cars at $1,650.
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