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OCALA, FLORIDA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, M7.
VOL. 24, NO 301
AVIATORS Oil BOTH
STEPS TO DELIEVE
ACREAGE WILL BE jSlFPED TRAflSP
Bodies Bombed the Babies but Fight Fighting
ing Fighting Men were the Aim of
London, Dec. 19. Ten persons -were
killed and seventy injured in London
during last night's air raids. Out Outside
side Outside of London five persons were in injured.
jured. injured. The material damage was not
SOME OF THE GERMAN RAIDERS
One of the German airplanes which
participated in last night's raid over
England was brought down and it is
believed another was destroyed, the
war office announces. Two of the
crew of one of the raiders were cap captured
tured captured alive. .
From sixteen to twenty raiders
divided into six groups endeavored to
reach London. It is believed another
raider machine dropped into the Eng English
lish English channel, the reports say.
BRITISH AIRMEN SOUGHT THE
The successful bombing by British
naval aircraft of the Engel airdrome,
behind the German lines in Flanders,
is announced in today's admiralty
statement. One of the enemy's air aircraft
craft aircraft was brought down ablaze, and
another out of control, according to
, HAIG MAKES CHANGES
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig,
commander-in-chief of the British
forces in France, is making 'import
tant changes in his headquarters
staff, which up to thisftime has been
virtually unaltered since he took su supreme
preme supreme command.
ONLY MINOR OPERATIONS
German patrols were active last
night in Flanders near Passchendaele,
but otherwise there were no opera operations
tions operations of importance, the war office re reports.
ENEMY DRIVEN. OFF
Paris, Dec. 19. The French de defeated
feated defeated two attempts of the Germans
to approach French positions in the
Argonne last night the nar office an announces.
nounces. announces. BERLIN'S BULLETIN
Berlin, Dec. 19. The Teutonic
forces yesterday stormed the Italian
positions at Monte Asolone adjoining
the heights. More than 2000 soldiers
were captured, it is officially reported.
NOTICE TO BUSINESS MEN
I wish to call the attention of ev every
ery every firm of individual in the county,
doing business without a license, that
I will soon make a' personal 'canvass
and will be compelled to enforce the
law, which requires the collection of
double the amount. PLEASE do not
put yoursel for me in this position.
PAY YOUR LICENSE NOW.
W. W. Stripling,
19-3t Tax Collector.
Notice is hereby given that the an annual
nual annual meeting of the stockholders of
the Mutual Mining Company will be
'held at the office of the company in
Ocala, Fla., on Tuesday, December
25th, 1917, noon.
Geo. F. Armstrong, Pres.
. Robt. W. Groves, Sec'y.
December 11th, 1917, Ocala, Fla.
Sterling Hooper, the Fort King
avenue barber, asks that his patrons
who have children's work for him to
do will not wait till the last day be before
fore before Christmas to bring them in. If
this is your case, take the "kiddies"
in right away. 18-2t
Bungalow Lights at THE BOOK
SHOP. . 3t
Chesapeake Bay Oysters received
daily it the Delicatessen Shop, Ocala
House block. 17-tf
X-MAS DRIVE AMERICAN
RED CROSS MEMBERSHIP
Rallies at the following" places to
urge the" people of Marion county to
take a Christmas membership in the
American Red Cross and help our
men in the trenches and camps will
The following is a list of the place,
date, speaker and time at which these
rallies will be held:
Blitchton, Wednesday, Dec 19th,
Mr. W. T. Gary, 7 p.m.
Eastlake, Wednesday, Dec. 19th,
Mr. W. T. Gary, 2:30 p. m.
Summerfield, Wednesday, .Dec. 19,
Mr. W. T. Gary, 7 p. m.
NOTICE TO REGISTRANTS
The local advisory board will hold
daily sessions (holidays and Sundays
excepted) in the petit jury room on
the third floor of the postoffice build building
ing building from 9 a. m. to noon, and from
1:30 p. m. to 5 p. m. to render assist assistance
ance assistance without charge to registrants in
filling out questionnaires. Some mem members
bers members or associate members of the
board will be in attendance until the
work is completed. R. A. Burford,
tf Chairman Legal Advisory Board.
One of Their Passenger Steamers
Torpedoed at Night Without
y- (Associated Press)
Paris, Dec.:19 The Spanish steam steamship
ship steamship Noviembre, 3600 tons, was tor torpedoed
pedoed torpedoed without warning at night, ac according
cording according to advices received at Biar Biar-rietz,
rietz, Biar-rietz, from Bilboa. Thirty members
of the crew were landed.
RAILROAD MEN ARE
VOTING ON THE RAISE
Chicago, Dec. 19. Demands for
wage increases of from 10 to 40 per
"cent were today submitted to 75,00,0
locomotive firemen of the railroads of
the United States for a vote.
At last night's council meeting the
election of a city recorder was at attempted,
tempted, attempted, but the vote stood 4 to 4 on
ballot, and the matter was laid over
until next meeting. The candidates
are Messrs. D." Niel Ferguson and
William M. Gober.
Mr. Arthur Cobb was present and
addressed the council upon what he
considered an excessive rate on the
license for livery and feed stables. A
communication from Mr. D. W. Tomp Tompkins
kins Tompkins on the same subject was read.
As the ordinance fixes the rate for
licenses the council had no discretion
in the matter and no action was tak tak-en.
Accounts in connection with the
new electric light and water plant
were discussed. "The Westinghouse
company's account was ordered paid,
and charged to the account of Con Contractor
tractor Contractor Thompson, on recommenda recommendation
tion recommendation of the city engineers. Accounts
of the Cameron & Barkley Co. and
Ford & Kendig, recommended for
payment by the contractor, were re referred
ferred referred to the city engineer. A num number
ber number of these accounts are now under
consideration of the engineer, and
will be disposed of as soon as a full
report is made. ;
A warrant was ordered drawn in
favor of Mr,' J. I. Stevens, in full set settlement
tlement settlement of claimed damages sustain sustained
ed sustained some months ago on account of
city street working machinery fright frightening
ening frightening his horse.
A letter was read from the James
Company, announcing that work on
auditing the city's -books would start
Representatives of two auto trucks
were present and explained at length
the qualities and advantages of their
machines for the city's work. It was
decided to have, a demonstration of
the two machines Friday afternoon at
2:30, at which time it, will be deter determined
mined determined which one will be purchased.
It was -ordered that $1000 and in interest
terest interest be paid on the purchase price
of the city water works lot.
A letter from Mrs. M. F. Messett,
asking for permission to re-cover her
residence on North Magnolia street
with fire proof roofing was read. As
the ordinance now in effect forbids the
re-covering of any wooden building
in the fire limits, no, action was taken
on the ..request. In this connection,
however, it was ordered that the ju-
diciay committee and city attorney
prepare an amendment to this ordi
nance, as its present provisions seem
-too -drastic in that no wooden build
ing in certain limits may be repaired,
even with fire proof materials.
The bill of the Skinner Engine Co.
for piston furnished for the new en engine
gine engine was ordered paid. j
The light and water committees,
president of the council and city at attorney
torney attorney were instructed to make claini
against the express company for
damages sustained in the delay of a
part of one ;' of the engines recently
shipped to the factory for replace replacement.
ment. replacement. In order that the responsibility for
an accident to the oil engine at the
city plant on Dec. 12th may be placed,
the superintendent, night engineer
and a representative of the company
that supplied the engine were re requested
quested requested to make written report of
same at an early date.
A canvass was made of the election
returns cf last week's election, and
the following officers were declared
elected: Mayor, J. E. Chace; alder alderman
man alderman at large for four years, A. T.
Thomas; alderman first ward for four
years, A. A. Winer; alderman third
ward for four years, D. E. Mclver;
alderman second ward for two years,
E. A. Osborne; alderman fourth ward
for two years, G. A. Nash.
Upon recommendation of the fi finance
nance finance committee, the city marshal
was allowed "credit for uncollectable
personal taxes now in his hands.
The assessment ordinance recently
introduced to conform to the new
charter, having been, returned ap approved
proved approved by the judiciary committee,
was passed. r
See our line of Ivory Goods before
making your selections. We buy direct
from the manufacturers, and can af afford
ford afford to sell for a little less than
others. Gerig's Drug Store. 18
Cameos and Pendants. Wrist
Watches. THFJOOK SHOP. 3t
Candlesticks, several styles. THE
BOOK SHOP. 3t
Altering Type of Army Rifles Has
for the Time Being Cut
Down the Output
Washington, Dec. 19. Several
months delay in supplying rifles re resulted
sulted resulted from the war department's de decision
cision decision to modify the Enfield type, pri private
vate private ordnance manufacturers told the
Senate committee today. Production
will not return to the maximum until
next May, it was testified.
COMMERCIAL TRAVELERS COM COMPLAIN
PLAIN COMPLAIN Southern commercial travelers en entered
tered entered a strong protest today against
the proposed increase of interchange,
able mileage rates from 2 to 2 34
cents on southeastern railroads, when
the roads' application was heard to today
day today by the Interstate Commerce
The Land of Flowers,
There are more
Than in almost
All the rest
Of the country
It must be so,
If we judge
Not that they
Ride in limousines.
Or wear many
But their liberality
Is most remarkable.
Just came in here
And began to tell
Us the story
Sweet young life,
Indicating that we
Would do well
To take pencil
And follow his
Flow of words
In order to
For a suitable
. Interrupted his
Flow of language
By handing him
A rate card f
And leading him
To a desk
With pencil and paper,
He threw a fit.
' From many
Portions of his
: Of clothing
He began to produce
From Florid papers.
By hasty computation
We will guess
He had something like
A thousand dollars'
Worth of publicity
Which the wealthy
Editors of the state
Had wished upon him
When we insisted
He make a noise
Five Dollar Bill
He was hurt hurt-Badly
Badly hurt-Badly hurt.
He was willing
To talk unendingly
And to shed
But he wouldn't
Not that he needed
Any worse than
A newspaper man
But it was against
That Florida editors
Had spoiled him.
Before he came down here
He had been accustomed
For what he got
But now the habit
We took him
By the ear
And led him
Out upon the sidewalk.
There we whispered
That we, at least,
Were not wealthy.
And while we hated
To be less generous
Of our brothers
Of the press
We would have to
To our own principles
Not to his.
And we could not
See just how
Are Being Taken as Rspidly as Pos Possible
sible Possible by the U. S. Fuel
Washington, Dec. 19. Steps to' re relieve
lieve relieve the widespread coal shortage in
South Carolina were taken by the
fuel administration today when in instructions
structions instructions were sent to Kentucky,
Virginia and Tennessee producers to
make immediate shipments to South
ONLY TWO DAYS OFF
Indianapolis, Dec. 19. Coal miners
of the country were today called upon
to forego their usually extended holi holidays,
days, holidays, and asked to take only two days
vacation for Christmas and New
Year, in a statement issued here to today
day today from headquarters of the United
Mine Workers of America.
BIG FIRE IN BUSINESS
CENTER OF BALTIMORE
Baltimore, Dec. 19. Five firemen
weer injured and a loss estimated at
$200,000 was sustained by a fire in
the business center of; the city late
Lake Kerr, Dec. 18. Mr. John
Barf ord, who has just arrived from
New York, will take "charge of Mr.'
Geo.' H. Smiley's store. This store
will be a 'great help to the people
Mrs! Hulburt has been quite ill for
the past few days but we are glad, to
state that she is improving.
Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Smiley made
a trip to Ocala last Friday evening.
Mr. John McQuaig from Mud Lake
was in our vicinity Wednesday. He
left for Camp Jackson 'Saturday. He
is another of the many young-men
who are going out to face trials and
dangers for America. j
Mr. Richard Kellogg caught 27 fine
trout Tuesday afternoon. He is very
generous and divided them among
several families, keeping only enough
for his own use. Mr. Richard, as he
is known here, is -spending .his sev seventh
enth seventh .winter in Lake Kerr and has
learned the fishing signs well. If he
says the fish are going to bite, they
Mrs. D. E. MacRae and children
went to their, old home at Churchill
Friday. The sudden illness of Mrs.
MacRae prevented them from return returning
ing returning home as they intended. ;
"'Mrs. J. C. Boatright and children
and Mrs. Torn Wallace spent Sunday
afternoon with Mrs. Crossley,. who
lives at Lake Warner. Mrs. Crossley
intends to move in her new house
The angel of death visited our sis sister
ter sister community, Eureka Sunday morn morning
ing morning and claimed for his victim, Mrs.
Petcher. Her illness was long and
tediousand death was not unexpect unexpected.
ed. unexpected. She leaves a husband and three
children." Their friends at Lake Kerr
extend deepest sympathy to them in
this ihour of trouble.
Rev. J. C. Boatright preached at
Fellowship Sunday morning, and at
Oak-Grmer Farm church Sunday
If we gave away
Our advertising space
We would have
We were right
But he couldn't
See his way clear
To pay out money
Not in Florida.
He went away
And we watched
Him go even more
We could afford
To let him
As he had
Who had been
So kind to him.
Wouldn't it be nice
If there were
Grocers and druggists
As some of these
I always keep on hand a full line
of the famous Goodyear Tires. Let
me supply you. B. F. Condon, Mer Merchants'
chants' Merchants' Bloc. Phone 129. 19-tf
The largest and best assortment of
WHITE IVORY' SETS ever shown in
Ocala. The prices are right. The Court
United States Tires "are goorf
tires" and I have them in all sizes.
B. F. Condon, phone 129. 19-tf
Daniels Tells House Sub-Committee
the Nary Department is Work Working
ing Working Day and Night
Washington, Dec. 19. Secretary of
the Navy Daniels, testifying .before
the House sub-committee investigat
ing the navy's war activities, today
gave a general review of what the
navy is doing. Avoiding disclosing
facts useful to the enemy, the secre secretary
tary secretary said the navy is now building
424 capital ships and other impor important
tant important ships.
ANOTHER WARNING FROM
THE FOOD ADMINISTRATOR
"Numerous complaints coming to
this office daily indicate that patient
leniency and patriotic appeal seems
wasted in effort to get retail grocers
of Florida to conform to the rulings
of the United States food adminis administration.
tration. administration. I, therefore, issue", this sec second
ond second and final warning to all retail
grocers, that further evasion, viola violation,
tion, violation, or disregard to food administra administration
tion administration rulings will result in immediate
steps to cut off supplies to all such
violators, or those who, are making
extortionate charges. Retailers can cannot
not cannot trade among themselves, and
then place additional charge on goods
" This statement has just been issued
to the press of Florida by Federal
Food Administrator Braxton Beach Beach-am.'
am.' Beach-am.' Mr. Beacham intends to go no
further with some of the wilful vio violators
lators violators of the food administratio'n rul rulings,
ings, rulings, and those who selfishly strive to
enrich themselves "at this" particular
time at the expense of the consumer.
Continuing furtheV inhis admonitions
to the retail grocers, Mr. Beacham
says: - -)
"I will not excuse any grocer from
observance of these rulings because
of the shortage of supply, or any
other plea that he may make In exten extenuation
uation extenuation of his advance of prices.
Grocers have been: repeatedly "shown
that the wisest plan to pursue is that
of a full and loyal co-operation with
the, government authorities, and if
they will not adhere to these rulings
and strive to assist in this ; hour of
need'by eradicating some part" of
their selfishness, then they must be
taught a lesson that will result in the
best and most quick results, and will
give the greatest benefits to the
country at large." -.
The food administration has now at
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT- AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
RATES: -Six line maximum, one
time '25c.; three times 50c.; six times
75c. ; one month $3. Payable in advance.
DR. D. M. BONEY
. "My Optjcian"
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
JACKSON VILLE, FLORIDA
WANTED Velvet bean pickers. Will
furnish free transportation to and
from farm each day, and pay 25
cents per barrel. Collier Brothers,
opposite city hall. Phone 296.
FOR SALE One 1917 Maxwell car.
In perfect condition. Price $450. The
Auto Sales Company. Phone 348. 6t
FIRE WOOD For sale. Stove wood
lengths. Phone 185X, for prompt de delivery.
livery. delivery. J. C. Johnson. 10-lm
FOR SALE Nice lot 70 x 112 in sec second
ond second ward also nice residence lot at
200. W. W. Condon. 21-tf
WANTED Old False Teeth. Don't
matter if broken. I pay $2 to $15 per
set. Send by parcel post and receive
check by return mail. L. MAZER,
2007 S. Fifth Avenue, Philadelphia,
FOR RENT The residence known
as the Rawls home on Nonth Sanchez
street. All modern improvements.
Apply to C. Rheinauer. 11-26-tf
FORD BARGAIN A 1914 model
Ford touring car; no top; in good
mechanical condition. For sale at thetime Eyery member of the
maxweii agency, vscaaa, r ix. o-u.
! WANTED Some one who has a
horse and tools to nloueh 25 or SO
acres near Oakhurst. State price per.
acre. Address A. F. Adams, 815 E.
WANTED Young lady or
man for position as cashier. Apply at
I Harrington Hall hotel. 12-6t
In Wheat and Other Small Grain that
Has Been Put In This
! Washington, Dec. 19. Winter
wheat sown this fall aggregates
42,170,000 acres, and the condition of
the crop was 79.3 per. cent normal
December 1st, the department of ag-
age is 4 per cent greater than last I
year. The area sown to rye is
6,119,000 acres, an increase of 36 per
cent over the previous year.
WEATHER WILL BE WARMER
Washington, Dec. 19. The prevail
ing mild temperatures east of th&
Mississippi river will continue with
little change until the end of the
week, the weather bureau today pre predicted.
dicted. predicted. its command the services of investi investigators,
gators, investigators, who, though all unknown to
the public, are actively performing
their duties, and gathering such in information
formation information as will allow Mr. Beacham
to instantly cut ofl from wholesale
houses such retail grocers as con continue
tinue continue to extort or increase their
prices all under the one excuse or an another.
other. another. Indications are, that not a
few of these wilful violators of food
administration rulings will feel the
heavy hand of the law within a short
time, unless they give" evidence of re reforming,
forming, reforming, and also conforming to the
SAVE COTTON SEED
At Least a Double Supply Should be
Kept on Hand to Meet All
, Washington, Dec. 19. -That cot cotton
ton cotton growers should save at least'
twice as much seed as their acreage
next season will require for a single V
planting, in order to be prepared fol
emergencies, is the suggestion of
specialists of the U. S. department
of agriculture in a statement issued
today. It is feared that the high
prices being paid for cotton seed by
oil -mills may tempt farmers immed immediately
iately immediately to dhjpose of every bushel not
actually required for a single plant planting
ing planting of next year's crop. It is of spe special
cial special importance at this time, the spe specialists
cialists specialists say, that ample provision be
made for. replanting, which often i3
necessary. It is, pointed out that cli climatic
matic climatic conditions in parts of the cot cotton
ton cotton belt may make necessary next
spring, as they did last spring, a re replanting
planting replanting of the crop several times in
order to get a stand.
A reserve of one bushel of cotton
seed for every acre to -be planted
might be taken as a basis, the state statement
ment statement says, for calculating the total
amount of seed that will be required
next year This reserve would pro provide
vide provide for the first planting and a re replanting,
planting, replanting, in case this should be nec necessary,
essary, necessary, at the rate of a half bushel
to the, acre. Farmers who ordinar ordinarily
ily ordinarily use st higher rate of planting than
this should increase their reserve sup
ply of seed accordingly., Those who
use a lower rate may not need so
large a reserve, but it would be safer
to reserve liberally and then reduce,
if there is a lef t-over after a stand
of cotton has been secured.
Only the best seed should be sav saved
ed saved for planting the next crop, the
Urtatement says. Badly mixed seed oi
seed of a degenerate variety is not
discriminated against at the oil mills,
but no farmer should plant such seed
if a supply of a better sort is avail available.
able. available. An increased yield and a highei
quality of fiber can be counted on if
pure seed is planted. Many farmers
would find it to their advantage to
obtain a supply of superior seed for
next year and dispose of their poorei
stock at the oil mill. However, such
) a step obviously should not be taken
until the superior seed has been ob obtained.
tained. obtained. Growers are again urged to ar arrange
range arrange for special care in the ginning
of their, planting seed. Every pre precaution
caution precaution should be taken to avoid ad
mixture with other varieties. To do
this successfully it is necessary to
clean all the ginning machinery, es especially
pecially especially the roll box, before ginning
the lot fro mwhich seed i3 to be saved
for planting. This seed should not
be allowed to fall into the seed con con-veyor
veyor con-veyor but on the floor, where it can
be sacked separately.
We have found it impossible to get
up the entertainment we had planned
for the Sunday school of the First
Presbyterian church for Friday eve evening
ning evening of this week. But there v. ill be
some special exercises Sunday morn morning
ing morning at the Sunday school hour, and
the offerings for Armenian and Sy-
i rian relief will be made at that
iwill please bring an offering to help )
save the starving women and chil
i dren in Armenia and Syria.
Jno. R. Herndon.
The best flashlight made is the
Everready Daylo. I can furnish you
-with one for your vest pocket or in
'larger sizes. B. F. Condon. Merchants'
Block. Phone 129. 19-tf
An Exchange in Which the TeutoTi
Enemy Seems to Hare
Had the Worst of It
Paris, Dec. 19. An old French
cruiser, the Chateau Renault, which
had been employed as a transport,
was torpedoed and sunk in the Med Mediterranean
iterranean Mediterranean Dec. 14th. The submarine
which attacked the Renault was later
destroyed, according to an announce announcement
ment announcement of the French ministry of mar marine.
The passengers on the transport,
all of whom were officers and men,
were saved. Ten members of tha
crew carried by the Renault
lost with the ship.
. Fellowship, Dec. 18. Hog killing
seems to be the order of the day. The
old year has about passed and the
farmers in thissection were never in
better condition, financially.
We are now on the eve of Christ
mas and I would suggest that instead
of buying a lot- of Christmas goods,
take the same amount of money and
buy something for our soldier boys or
donate it to the Red Cross Socjety,
which will be spent to relieve some
poor, suffering soldier boy.
Messrs. Ragland and Douglas werts
callers Monday, looking out for pork
ers. We understand Messrs. Ragland
and McCranie have handled the bulk
of the hogs shipped from Central
Mrs. Mary Youngblood of Tarpon
Springs, is the guest of her brother,
Mr. C. C. Stephens.
Mr. A. J. Stephens of Sparr was
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Mc Mc-Cully
Cully Mc-Cully Sunday.
Rev. J. C. Boatright of Lake Kerr,
preached a very interesting and in instructive
structive instructive sermon Sunday. We hope to
have him with us again on the -third
Sunday in January.
Mrs. Fred Smith and two children
will return frpm Jacksonville today.
They have been visiting relatives
there the past two weeks. ',
Mr. L. J. Seckinger from Inver
ness was transacting business here
Mrs.' Fred Smith returned from
We are sorry to hear of the death
of Mrs. J. H. Badger, who had the re
spect and esteem of everyone who
knew her. The family has the sympa
thy of this entire neighborhood.
Rev. Z. A. Crumpton filled hi3 reg
ular appointment at Central school
The sing was welluttccd ed Fr cL y -evening
at the home of RevC and Mrs.
Z. A. Crumpton and all had a pleas pleasant
ant pleasant time.
Mr. Clard McCully spent Saturday
and Sunday at home with his par
We have a beautiful line of station stationery
ery stationery for Christmas or regular use. The
Court Pharmacy. tf
THE GOOD F Al Fl Y
SERVICE A LA CARTE
Q. A H.T n. OA t sr
N. MainSt., Opposite PostofSce
I have just completed the
plastering and concrete work on
the Ocala union station, and am
now prepared to figure on all
kinds of work in this line.
CARL WENZEL k SON
240 ACRES FLNEIIAHmCCK
close to town
J. 0. Brinsoa -
: Ocala, Florida
,.. : AND BUILDER
' Careful, Estimates made cm all Cos Cos-tract
tract Cos-tract work. Gives More and Better
i xwrk fm- Mr,
i contractor in the city.
FAG U TTTO
OCALA EVENING STAR, WEDXXSDtA.Tr
OCALA EVENING STAR
fulUbil Every t. Exeept Soadar by
OF OCALA, FLA.
R. R. Carroll, PreaJdeat
V. Lc-avensood Secret ry-Treaorer
J. II. Oeajamla, Editor
such work for their- own peopl and
as long as they are paid for it we
don't see why anybody should be ag
grieved about their doing it fpr ours.
We suppose that the Banner is aware
of the fact that many American girls
are chambermaids in hotels in this
country, and that is more unpleasant
work, and more menial, than shining
Entered at Ocala, Fla., postofflce as
Da!atM Office .' Five-One
Editorial Department . . Two-Smi
ftM-ltv Editor ... Two-Oie-FlT
MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS
War stamps make good- Christmas
Red Cross badges
are crosses of
Start in at once on your war saving
''j, i ii i .11 n
Isn't anybody, going to send us
Help the King's Daughters in their
Lafollette was sad when he heard
of the defeat of his chum, Laurier.
Germany and Russia caused all'the
trouble, so their proper place may
possibly be together.
In regard to that Boche-Bolsheviki
treaty, our government is sawing
wood and saying nothing.
The attempts of Germany to as assimilate
similate assimilate Russia will be like Jonah
trying to swallow the whale.
If you want to make a red-headed
girl mad, just try to warm your hands
at her hair one of these chilly days.
War came when people were 710
expecting it, and peace will not come
until people are tired of expecting it
A victory for Laurier and his fac
tion in Canada would have hurt the
Allied cause worse than the defection
A year ago. Uncle Sam was a meek
old gink; today, he is a husky fighter
with a gun in each hand and a rattle
snake on each shoulder.
N Admiral von Tirpitz, in a speech in
Hamburg, declared that "in the war
Great Britain had won, rather than
lost," and that peace based as the
status quo ante or as renunciation for
that reason is out of the question for
Frank Simonds, the military expert,
says: Kather more than a year ago
I expressed the opinion that the war
would last at least four years. The
recent progress of events satisfies me
that w ar tor see a struggle at least
five years long and that no decision,
is likely during 1918, nor until such
time as the United States can put
1,000,000 of men on European soil,
with proper provision for maintain maintaining
ing maintaining this number on the firing line."
Rex Nichols, one of the members
of Company A, at home on a brief
furlough was in to see the Star this
morning. Rex says the company is
O. K. everybody is busy and happy
and almost everybody is well. He
says the regiment is well pleased with
its new colonel, who comes to it with
the reputation of being a hard worker
and looking out for his men.
What can you think
wife would appreciate
Christmas gift than a
aluminum kitchen ware.
of that the
more for a
nice set of
If you are going to send your boy
in the army or navy a Christmas
present, it should be on its way. The
mails will be overloaded. x
There will be two great arrivals in
Ocala next week.' On the 25th Santa
Claus will come and on the 28th Co Co-burn's
burn's Co-burn's minstrels will come.
In order to save sugar, it is recom recommended
mended recommended to put salt on grapefruit.
It's the Star's opinion that you spoil
a good grapefruit when you -put any anything
thing anything on it.
The victory for the unionists in
.Canada makes North America solid
ior the Allies. The union govern government
ment government will have a majority of at least
48 in the Dominion parliament.
a. aa-iA a 1 t
ibwi;, repoTtftfi rrom Madison- tnat
Charles E. Davis, member of the
Florida senate for a number of years,
author of the Davis package law and
other .important legislation, will try
to suceed Frank Clark in Congress.
Secretary Baker owned up like a
little man that he was responsible for
the machine gun muddle. That is a
pretty good sign. ; We can get along
with officials who admit their mis mis-;
; mis-; takes.
If you joined the Red Cross last
year, you received a cross, and as
soon as you pay up this year, the
Red Cross angel will give you an another
other another cross, and that is the only hon honorable
orable honorable way you can be double crossed.
The ship's band on board the in interned
terned interned German cruiser Geier, at Hon
olulu, played to drown the noise of
the wireless while messages were
sent seeking to embroil Japan and
American in war. The seal put on
the wireless by the Americans when
the ship was horned was broken by
the Germans. The Americans were
fools not to expect that very things
If the Allies were now to offer Bul Bulgaria
garia Bulgaria to Turkey, they could probably
detach that country from its Teutonic
alliance. And why shouldn't they?
In all their centuries of misrule, the
Turks have not brought as much
misery on mankind as the Teutons
have in les3 than four years. Even
. Abdul the Damned was not so hell hellishly
ishly hellishly wicked as William the Witless.
The stcte supreme court has decid decided
ed decided that the wet or dry petition law
passed at the recent session of the
legislature, i3 unconstitutional. This
law required that any man in ordei
to open a saloon in a precinct must
have a petition signed by a majority
of the white voters and another by a
majority of the colored voters of said
precinct. It didn't look constitu constitutional
tional constitutional to the Star when it was passed,
tho' its intentions were undoubtedly
V We are glad to be "informed" that
it is an entire mistake about French
girls. being made orderlies for young
American soldiers, but our informa information
tion information came,-froni a very direct and au authoritative
thoritative authoritative source; and about shining
shoes, this pafer got its information
from a "speech aivered before Con Congress
gress Congress by one of itsi3j,embers who had
been across the waterXand saw with
his own eyes the orderlies shining
the officers' shoes. BannerSy
The Banner's information can't be
any more direct than the regulations
of the American army, which specify
mat an orderly shall be a soldier. As
for French girls shining shoes,' the
newspapers have been telling for two
years and a half how not only French
tut Englih girls have been doing
Laura N. Luckie
Rena C. Smith.
Madame Grace Corset
Style Hat Shop
Combining all of the attractive
features required by stylish wo women,
men, women, this model meets every de demand
mand demand placed upon it. Style with
exceeding comfort is the keynote
of its popularity. Made of a beau beautiful
tiful beautiful pink striped material, very
nearly trimmed. Has 10-inch
flexible top front clasp with three
hooks below. Low bust with in increased
creased increased height at back. Strong
elastic inserts below hips in skirt
and elestic section in center back.
Three pair extre quality hose
This line ol corsets range in price
from $1.50 up. Front and Back
To CluF CustoniFS
Facts are hereby submitted for your
We are engaged in a serious war.
Business must adapt itself to war con conditions.
ditions. conditions. The business ol handling and distrib distributing
uting distributing food properly is a most vital
The constantly advancing prices re require
quire require a much larger capital.
The wholesale merchant is forced to
demand prompt payments from the
The retail merchant, to conduct his
business successfully and buy to
the best advantages, must collect
his bills promptly.
We, therefore, appeal to our custom customers
ers customers to pay cash for their supply of
foodstuffs so far as possible and
convenient, or at least not later
than once a week.
Your co-operation along these lines
will be of material benefit to us in
furnishing you with supplies.
You will, at the same time, help in
handling the largest problem that
confronts the country, to-day.
STORAGE BATTERY SERVICE
ANY STORAGE BATTERY RE-CHARGED OR
: Special attention to Prest-o-Lite Batteries in Maxwell Cars. Bring
i me your BatteryJWork. Charger Reasonable and Service First Class.
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For tickets and reservations call on
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T. A., Ocala, Florida. Tampa, Fla.
LIST OF BITS
To Whom Questionnaires Are Being
Mailed Today, Dec 19th, 1917
It is required that these question questionnaires
naires questionnaires be filled out and return with within
in within seven days from this date.
Will Smith, Summerfield.
Hugh A. Davies, Ocala.
Barney T. Wells, Eureka.
Thomas S. Tyson, Martel.
Benjamin Robinson, Ocala.
Robert J. Colding, Williston.
Charles E. Metcalf, Dunnellon.
William F. Calhoun, Anthony.
James D. McDonald, Ocala.
Sam Hills, Fairfield.
Claude H. Luff man, Sparr.
Benjamin A. Mills, New York city.
Frank Goodman, Meredith.
Rosea Earl Mathews, Flemington.
Robert F. Connor, Sanford.
George Montgomery, Ocala.
Charles B. Rawls, Ocala.
Martin L. Mershon, Ocala.
Wesley Evans, Flemington.
Arthur Pool, Montbrook.
Paul Hawkins, Altoona.
Joseph Fegins, Ocala.
Richard Wise, Ocala.
Guy A. Smith, Summerfield.
Max Feinberg, Macclenny.
Charles V. Swain, Anthony.
Harper G. Akins, Ocala.
Thomas B. Pasteur, Ocala.
Lauriston T. Izlar Jr., Ocala.
George C. Woods, Ocala.
Joe Davis, Morriston.
George Jackson, Ocala.
Eddie Jones, Belleview.
Laurie W. Yonge, Jacksonville.
Henry R. Turner, Ocala.
John Reddish, Sparr.
Oscar A. Jennings, Ocala.
Charley Perry, Martel.
Israel Vernon, Ocala.
Ernest W. Shipp, Blitchton.
Thomas L. Fort, Ocala.
William E. Simmons, Augusta, Ga.
Andrew Jackson, Reddick.
Cleveland Singleton, Ocala.
Langdon W. Goodyear, Ocala.
Ezekiel Hart, Wildwood.
Elias H. Sylvester, Candler.
John E. Dudley, Lacota.
John Moore, Sparr.
Marion 1. Dean, Morriston.
Allen Brown, Oklawaha.
Lawrence L. Smith, Ocala.
Carlos Spence, Ocala.
Gillf us Collins, Martel.
Joe Rowe, Clara.
James Jacob, Ocala.
Johnnie Smith, Ocala.
Samuel Birdwell, Martel.
Thomas H. Bateman, Ocala.
Jesse Roberts, Lowell.
John H. Elston, Hopewell.
Dewitt Hodge, Irvine.
Odus Calvin, Reddick.
Laurie Lanier, Weirsdale.
Harold A. Kendall, Davenport, la.
Dock Lewis, Martin.
Grover C. Standley, Fairfield.
George Spencer, Belleview.
Lloyd Williams, Ocala.
Elias B. Gray, Candler.
James Barkley Neal, Mcintosh.
Antonio Tudisco, Ocala.
Aaron Calhoun, York.
Nathan Bradley, Morriston.
Marion F. Wagner, Boardman.
Arthur Gaskins, Sparr.
Wesley McQueen, Ocala.
Dewey Laskey, Candler.
John Wheeler, Palmetto.
John H. Morrison, Moss Bluff.
Napoleon B. Steele, Citra.
James W. Hooker, Sparr.
Arthur Dodd, Flemington.
Calhoun Anderson, Martin.
Russell H. Gano, Weirsdale.
Josh Foster, Ocala.
Reuben Owens, Sparr.
Will Johnson, Ocala.
Leonard Maxwell, Electra.
Richard A. Ladson, Martel.
Edward J. Wilson, Citra.
Local Board for Marion County,
By L R. Trammel Chief Clerk.
Put Christmas Thrift
Here Jsthe solution for your Christmas-gift
problem. It is safe, sane and
utterly patriotic. By adopting it and
interesting your family in it, you'll be
showing the rightspirit. It means that
You can demonstrate Thrift
You can preserve the Holiday Spirit
You can help your Country.
You can aid in saving the nation's gold snpply.
You can have a part in Winning the War.
All these things you can do if you
will give as Christmas Gifts:
U. S. Government Thrift Stamps and Cards.
U. S. Government War-Saving Stamps and
- l S. Liberty Bonds.
We shall be glad to furnish you full
details and to arrange your purchase
of any or all of these without any
charge- whatever for our services.
Come in early.
Nlunroe & Chambliss
Manicure Sets, the good kind with
real steel in the files and knives, at
Gerig's Drug Store. 18
Soldier Kits in Khaki, for Christ Christmas
mas Christmas gifts. The Court Pharmacy, tf
A few Khaki Goods left to
fro mat Gerig's Drug Store.
You want proper Stationery, don't
you? We have it for you. Anti-Monopoly
Drug Store. 14-8t
Chesapeake Bay Oysters received
House block. 17-tf
Dennison's White Tissue Paper on
sale at Gerig's Drug Store. 18
Done by Weihe
"The Allies are in fine spirit; we
will win," was the report of General
Bliss, chief of staff, who, with Ad Admiral
miral Admiral Benson, laid before the secre secretaries
taries secretaries of war and navy, respectively,
the results of the inter-allied war
conference in Paris.
BACK GIVES OUT
Plenty of Ocala Readers Have This
You tax the kidneys overwork
They can't keep up the continual
The back, may give out it may
ache and pain;
Bladder trouble may set in.
Don't wait longer- take Doan's
Ocala people tell you how they act.
Ocala, says: "My kidneys acted very
irregularly. My back was sore and
lame and every time I stooped, a
catch shot across my loins. My feet
and ankles were swollen and the flesh
underneath my eyes was puffed up. I
tried several kidney medicines and
even took a doctor's prescription, but
nothing did me any good until I used
Doan's Kidney Pills. They cured me.''
Price 60c. at all dealers. Dont
simply ask for a kidney remedy get
Doan's Kidney Pills the same that
cured Mrs. Holly. Foster-Milburn
Co., Props., Buffalo, N. Y. Adv. 3
In the Circuit Court of Marion Coun County,
ty, County, Florida, in Chancery.
Muclan Farms Produce Company, a
Corporation, Complainant, vs.
Mary Mullaney, Defendant.
Order for Constructive Service.
It is ordered that the defendant
herein named, to-wit: Mary Mullan Mullaney,
ey, Mullaney, be and she is hereby required to
apepar to the bill of complaint filed in
this case, on or before the
7th day of January, 1918.
It is further ordered, that this order
be published once a week for four
consecutive weeks in the Ocaia Even Evening
ing Evening Star, a newspaper 1 published in
said county and state.
Witness my hand and the seal of
said court this the 4th day of Decem December,
ber, December, 1917.
(Seal) P. H. Nugent,
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion County,
Florida. By Ruth Ervin, D. C.
Hocker & Martin,
Complainant's Solicitors. 12-5-wed
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Letter from U. S. Engineers in France
A ..' On Service in France
I he American Tobacco Co August 24, 1917
As we are on the Western front where there are no can
teens that sell "good old Bull," we are writing to ask you if you
can introduce your tobacco into the English canteens where we -have
to go to get our smokes. This foreign tobacco has no kick
in it at all after you have smoked the genuine home article.
Hoping that you will be able to send us some of the real
stuff, we are, with thanks in advance.
Squads No. 10 and 11, Co. D.,
American Expeditionary Force in France Care of Adjutant General Washington, D. C.
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partment, Call Two-One -Fire
(By Charles Virgil Tevis)
Heart of youth, 'tis Christmas tim
Every bell in every clime
Eyes are sparkling, like are smiling,
Matters nothing what your age,
Santa has the Yuletide stage!
Turn the page of yesterday,
, All but that the mystic hour's
Tn ha lpjirlinc flrfnr's mission
Life's great promise, love's fruition!
Heart of youth, yours is the play
On the wondrous Christmas day!
American Red Cross Christmas Drive
The nation-wide American Red
Cross Christmas drive began Mon
day and every city and town will be
a recruiting station for the next
eight days. The drive will close on
The goal is lo.OOO.OOO new mem
bers and nothing less will satisfy the
Red Cros3 officials. Go to the Court
Pharmacy or to Gerie's Drue Store
and tav vour vearlv dues of $1 or
join the Red Cross also at $1. Other-1 JAJ
wir vnn will nnt he nn th hnnnr mil 1 1:5
with the patriotic American masses.
Silver Tea and Fancy Work Sal
The ladies of the Christian church
will hold a silver tea and fancy work
sale Thursday afternoon from 3 until
5 o'clock at the home of Miss Mamie
Tavlor on Fort Kine avenue. All the
ladies and girls of Ocala are cordial
ly invited to call and inspect their
lovely fancy work articles that are
most appropriate for Christmas gifts
W. C. T. U. Meeting
The regular meeting of the W. C.
T. U. was held Monday of this week,
as the regular meeting day falls this
iras an unusually interesting one, and
every number was splendid. Mrs. T.
E. Briderep. by special request, beau
tifully recited the three clever poems
that she wrote especially for the W.
C. T. U. convention, held this year in
Mrs. R. A. Burford gave an inter
estincr talk on various subjects. One
"was about the larere jail in Birming
ham which has been entirely empty
since that city went dry. 'lhis jail
has now been turned over to the gov
ernment for hosnital purposes.
Mrs. E.'Van Hood gave sketches
' from the "Union Signal" about the
W. C. T. U. national convention held
this month in Washington. -These
splendid articles were written by
Miss Anna Gorden, the national W.
C. T. U. president. r
Mrs. William Hocker's talk was ou
the "Hostess Houses," which is par particularly
ticularly particularly interesting to the Ocala
women at present. The first "Hostess
House" was at Plattsburg, where it
was such a success that 'every can cantonment
tonment cantonment is now begging for- them. A
hostess house is a homey place where
the soldiers and officers .can .meet
their mothers, wives and sweethearts.
Th Ocala W. C. T. U. as usualin
all good and patriotic causes, and also
as amoncr the many woman's organi
zations in the women's committee of
the Council of National Defense, vrill
help in this line.
Tir. E. Van Hood, who h?s been in
Jacksonville for several days, went
to St. Augustine today to attend the
Southern Surgeons Association.
Miss Isabelle Davis, who attends
College at Sutherland, is
avnecfpfl home Thursday to spend the
Vrtiiaa with her parents. Mr. and
Mrs. J. W. Davis and sons.
TVs. H. C. Dozier and E. G. Lind
n Uft. this morniner in the latter's
car for St. Augustine to attend the
Southern Surgeons Association which
lasts for three days.
n,. ri ATrs. Svlvan McElroy and
Orlando are expected Sunday
or Monday to spend Christmas with
tkaiV nnla relatives, who will return
with them the last of the week for
, "Mr- w T. fiarv will ero to Blitch
ton tonight in the interest of the
Red Cross. Among those going with
him will be Mrs. R. A. Burford Jr.,
Miss Burford, Miss Hickman and
Mrs. Grisson, who has been the
competent head milliner for Mrs. S.
A. Ellis for the past four months,
left on Monday for Houston, Texas,
to spend the Christmas holidays with
Mrs W. V. Newsom and little girl,
J.no loft. Saturday afternoon for
Jacksonville to visit Mrs. Newsom's
wro until flffpr New Year. Mr.
Newsom will join his family Satur
TV, a rvirictmns nroerram to be giv
n hv the Junior League in the Meth-
ndist rh nrrh next Sunday afternoon
at 3 o'clock promises to be most in in-nnrl
nnrl in-nnrl serves a full house.
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All denominations cordially invited.
Mr. E. C. McLeod left Sunday for
r,mn wheeler in response to a tele-
""gram stating that his son, Private
Cecil McLeod of Co. A, was critically
511 TLMth nneumonia. "Shorty's" many
friends are anxiously awaiting bet
ter news and deeply regret
not spend the holidays in Oca
planned prior to his illness.
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Buy a COAT SUIT or COAT
A Big and Fresh Stock to Select from. Up to Min Minute
ute Minute Styles in the Season's Most Favorite Fabrics.
Prices to Suit Any Poceket Book.
Suits $13.50 to $35.00
Coats $6.50 to $30.00
Distinctive Modes in Fashionable Millinery
We Still Have a Representative Line of Trimmed
and Untrimmed Hats. These Will Make Appropriate
Gifts and Something that Will be Appreciated. All
New Models. Prices from
$lw50 to $7.95
Gloves, Hosiery, Handkerchiefs
and Leather Goods Make
Useful Christmas Presents
Pheonix Silk Hosery 80c to $1.25
Plain and Fancy Silk Hosiery $1.25, $1.50 and $1.75
Kid Gloves $1.95 and $2.25
Leather ags from 50c to $7.50
Silver Mesh Bags $1.50 to $7.50
Vanity Cases $1.25 to $3.50
Crepe de Chine Handkerchiefs 25 and 29c
Other Handkerchiefs from 5 to 50 each
Handkerchiefs in Boxes .10c to $1.50
An Afternoon or Evening Frocli
Will Make Her Happy. A Beautiful Line of Serge
and Silk Afternoon Dresses and Evening Frocks, the
Latest Styles and the Prettiest Fabrics are Embroded
in These Beautiful Garments.
Aflernoon Dresses $5.90 to $35.00
Evening Gowns $11.50 to 30.00
Beauty and Charm in These New Waists
The -Most Appreciated Gift is a Silk or Georgette
Blouse, Largest and Most Attractive Line that can be
Found Anywhere, Each Blouse Packed in an Indi Individual
vidual Individual box. Some are Packed in Holly boxes.
Prices Range from
$1.25 tto $7.50
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Sweet Graiss and Ribbon
29c to $1.25
Ivory Manicure pieces 15c and
Ivory Hand Mirrors at ------
Ivory Powder Jars and Hair
- Receivers at
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CHRISTMAS SHOPPING) HEADQUARTERS
UNBREAKABLE CHARACTER DOLLS $1.25
Ladies' Neckwear in Great Abundance 25c
The Latest Parasol Novelty Looks Like
a Work Bag When Closed CQ JTA
Parasol When Open - $U09
RIBBONS OF ALL KINDS 10c to $2.50 YARD.
With a well assorted line of Practical, Useful Christmas
gifts, such as will please and be used by man and boy.
We Pack and Forward Them for You Wherever Yon Want Them to go
0. D. Regulation-Three-Button PuLl-0 ver-Sweater and
0. D. All Wool Mufflers to Match
Well assorted line of the "Bradley" Knit Sweaters. Bath and Lounging Robes.
Outing Flannel Pajamas, Silk Pajamas, Mercerized Pajamas. Outing and Mad Madras
ras Madras Pajamas for Boys. Manhattan Shirts in Silk and Madras. Boys Shirts
and Waists. Small Boys Overcoats sizes 3 to 8 years. Boys Mackanaws.
Overcoats for Men. Combination Coats for Cold or Rainy Weather. The New
"Trench" Coati belted, Suitable for Cold or Rain. Khaki Handkerchiefs. Kid
Gloves. Woolen Gloves. Khaki Cases or Toilet Rolls with adjustable loops loops-Unfitted.
Unfitted. loops-Unfitted. Leather Novelties Purses, Bill Fold Books. Correspondence Sets.
Ladies' Garter Purses. Te and Hsiidkeichief to Match in Box. Uress Muffler
and Tie to Match. Suit Cases and "Bags
J. & M. Shoes Waterman Special Shoes E.C. S huf ler Shoes
tor Men for Men and Boys for Girls and Boys
At the Methodist Church Sunday at it
P. M. Everybody Cordially
Instrumental music Mamie John Johnson.
son. Johnson. Song, Coronation.
Scripture, Lu. 2:18-15.
Prayer by Rev. Smith Hardin.
Hymn, Joy to the World.
Hymn History Edward Cook.
President's Christmas Greeting
Prophetic Scripture Junior offic officers.
ers. officers. Song, "Asleep" Audrey and Mar Marguerite
guerite Marguerite Condrey, Edna Martin and
Daisy Bell Clements.
Recitation, "My Gift" Evelyn
Quartet, "The Wondrous Story"
Marjorie Burnett, Annie Laurie Boyd,
Melville Little and Elton Henderly.
Reading, "The Three. Kings" Miss
Piano and violin duet, "Angels'
Serenade" Mary and Gladys Brooks.
Recitation, "Annie's and Willie's
Prayer" Marjorie Burnett.
Duet, "Hark the Song" Sara Kentz
and Mary Fraser.
Hymn, Hark the Herald Angels
Hymn History Fred Boyd.
Merry Christmas Mary Louise
Remarks by the leader, Charles
Prayer and hymn, "Holy Night."
School and Dress Shoe
for Girls and Boys
Monito and Notaseme
Socks for Men
0. H.-S. Pennants 0. H. S. Ties 0. H. S. Sport Caps
Fancy Sport or Skull Caps in Assorted Colors
Specially Strong line of Young Men's Suits, $17 to S21
Men's Suits from $12.50 to $32.00
Boy's Suits with Extra Pants $7.50 to $16.00
ThP Home of Hart. Schaffner & Marx Clothes
CMSIST1AS CAUSES I
Among the important questions confronting the average fam family
ily family at this time is the one of Christmas Cakes. This is the time
that an up-to-date live BAKERYis more appreciated than in
ordinary times. Our facilites are exceptionally finejor making
all kinds of Christmas goods for our customers, and the cost wil1
likely be less than if you made them up in your home. Read
over this list and let us have your orders at once.
Fruit Cake 45c
Citron Cake 45c
Layer Cake ....50c
Angel Food 50c
Raisin Cake -45c
Pound Cake .-..-40c
ou are invited to call at our place and see the sanitary man manner
ner manner in which our gocds are prepared.
CARTER'S BAKEMY :
Ocala - - Florida
May be we can help you decide what to select for him
Ocala - - Florida
Mr. Norman Home arrived home
Monday afternoon from Columbia,
Tenn., where he attends college, to
spend the Christmas holidays with
mother and sisters. Mr. Home will
return to his school duties Jan. 6th.
Lieutenant Commander and Mrs.
L. Calhoun and two sons," recently
of Long Beach, Calif., are now in Or
ange, N, J. They expect to leave
very shortly for Colon, Panama,
where Lieut. Calhoun has been order ordered
ed ordered for duty. Not directly from the
Calhouhs, but from close relatives, it
was recently learned that Lieut. Cal Calhoun
houn Calhoun is on the largest submarine iii
the world. Mrs. Calhoun's brother,
Lieut. W. H. Anderson, formerly of
Ocala, is now in New York and will
shortly sail for Paris.
Master T. C. Carter Jr. returned
home Monday from a six months'
visit "to his aunt in Boston. Master
Carter came as far as Jacksonville
with Boston friends en route to Cuba.
(Continued on Eighth Pge)
Nunnally's Candies (the standard
of the South) a limited quantity at
Ceng's Drug Store. 18
Fnrt Kinc. Dec. 19. Mrs. Walter
Atkinson and children have just re
turned from a week's visit to rela
tives in Georeria.
Mr. Huderens of Fellowship visited
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Clayton Thursday
Mr. Jim Smoak of Silver Springs,
passed through here Friday night
from a hunt, with a deer tied to his
Mpssrs. C. L. Younsr and J. E.
Whaley have had a new well drilled.
Mr. Fred Neil, who was the opera operator
tor operator here at Silver Springs junction,
has joined the colors and is with the
signal corps at Fort Screven, ba.
Mr. R. D. Hewitt had the misfor
tune of losing one of his horses last
Mr. and Mrs. Freyermuth gave a
little dance Friday night. Those danc
ing were Misses Janie and Lily Clay
ton, Martha and ercie Whaley, iva
and Lessie Freyermuth and Mary
TTsrv. Messrs. Tom Clayton, Will
Hinton, Roy Smoak, Van Liddon and
Clinton Currv and Paul Rawls of rel
lowship, and Charlie and Johnnie
Reeves and Anderson Beck of Evin-
stnn- The danciner room was decor
tA with Christmas holly and the
national colors, red, white and blue
The school children will have a
rhristmas exercise at the school
house Friday afternoon.
Mr. CaDron Smith of Lacota at
tended the dance at Mr. Freymuth's
Miss Pearl Tompson of Ocaa visit
ed Miss Janie Clayton Sunday.
Mrs. Turner and four children of
Tennessee have come to make their
FACfcl Open-FACfcl and
NICE LINE OF LADIES WATCH BRACELETS
Signet Rings, Ladies' Rings in Cameo, Diamond, Ruby, Pearls, Etc
FINE LINE OF CAMEO BROOCHES
Watch Fobs and Valdemar Chains, in Solid Gold and Gold Filled
ALL GOODS SOLD UNDER GUARANTEE
Be Sure to Call and See My Line While Doing i
Your Christmas Shopping
J. E. ALLEMAND
Next Door to Express Office."
home through the winter with her
parents, Dr. and Mrs. Pete.
Miss Pearl Forbes had to close the
chool Thursday on account of her
uncle's death. The funeral was held
Thursday at Anthony. School start started
ed started again Monday morning.
A cedar chest, writing desk, book
case. Daylo" light, or rue would
make a splendid Christmas present
for him, and one which he would ap appreciate.
preciate. appreciate. Mclver & MacKay. eod
VERY CHEAP for CASH
50 H. P., Tubular Boiler.
40 II. P. Engine.
See SAVAGE i
Masonic Building, Ocala, Fla.
Odd pieces of furniture, bric-i-brac,
art pictures, etc., make most suitable
Christmas gifts. Mclver and Mac Mac-Kay.
Kay. Mac-Kay. eci
OCALA EVENING STAB, TTOXCIZZXAX, ICC 13. 1017
EU3oney BBanked is TJ3priey-AVEO. "TJ3qney-8PEWT is EUHooey oii
(Continued from Third Page,
Informal Birthday Party
Several special friends of Mr.
Charles Bogue of the Western Union
telegraph oifice gave a small but en enjoyable
joyable enjoyable surprise party last evening at
the home of Miss Dovie Gates in hon honor
or honor of his birthday. The guests play played
ed played "Pit" the greater part of the eve evening
ning evening and later served sandwiches,
cake and hot chocolate with whipped
cream. The honor guest cut his birth
day cake, a very large one almost en
tirely covered with lighted tapers.
At the Temple Today
"Sunlight's Last Raid" will be
shown at the Temple today, featuring
Mary Anderson and Alfred Whitman.
We need say no more to insure its
merit than that it is a Vitagraph
Miss Margaret Taylor will arrive
in Ocala Saturday from Belvedere, N,
J., to spend ten days with her sister
Lady Duff Gordon, one of the most
prominent designers in the world,
wjll open an exchange shop in the
Beaux Arts building in Palm Beach
about January 15. Lady Duff Gordon
is costumer for many of the crowned
heads of Europe and has establish establishments
ments establishments in almost all of the large cities
of the United States. West Palm
Mrs. E. M. Williams and two chil children,
dren, children, who have been visiting Mr. and
Mrs. H. S. Zoller at Brooksville since
before Thanksgiving, came up Mon Monday
day Monday to do their Christmas shopping.
They were accompanied by Mrs. Wil Williams'
liams' Williams' grandfather and uncle, Mr. S.
R Wilder and Mr. S. E. Wilder, both
of Iowa, who are spending the wintei
. in ; Brooksville. They expect to re
turn to Brooksville tonight to visit
until after the holidays.
A special treat is in st6re for
movie lovers at the Temple the last
of this week when "Skinner's Baby"
will be shown. Every one will re
member "Skinner's Dress Suit," that
ran in the Saturday .Evening Post,
and was shown at the Temple sev
eral months ago. The Post later ran
the sequel, "Skinner's Baby," arid the
same celever comedians that made
the audience scream in the other
comedy will star in "Skinner's
Mr. T. B. Pasteur arrived home
yesterday from Charleston in his
navy garb to visit Mrs. Pasteur until
after the holidays.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Hilands and
Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Hilands left yes yesterday
terday yesterday afternoon for a brief stay in
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Camp went to
Jacksonville v Tuesday to spend sev several
eral several days with Mr. and Mrs. M. J."
Roess and family.;
Mr. and Mrs. Blair Hooks of But Butler,
ler, Butler, Pa., are expected Saturday to
spent the winter with their son-in
!aw and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Paul
Mr.t John Pasteur of Lake Weh
was a welcome Ocala visitor this
m&m mww aki jm uim
Mrs. Robert Murrell of Cantoh, O.,
arrived in the city Sunday to spend
the winter with her son and daughter-in-law,
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Mur
rell on Tuscawilla street.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Strain and
daughter, Margaret of Butler, Pa.,
who have had rooms at Mrs. S. A.
Standley's since before Thanksgiving,
left Monday for Daytona to spend the
remainder of the winter.
The friends of Mr. and Mrs. J. D
McCaskill are glad to have them
home again. Mr. McCaskill has been
doing well at Greenville,. S. C., but
said the climate wasn't balmy enough,
so he sought Sunny Florida, again.
Mr. Dexter Phillips is home from
Atlanta, where he is attending the
Georgia Tech, to visit his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Phillips for the
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surreon. specialist Eye. Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. . tf
Fresh milk, Hewett Dairy, at the
Delicatessen Shop, 15c. quart. 12-tf
EMver Jk MacKay
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALMERS
PHONES 47. 104, 305 N
On Hoffman l?iess
No Glosv Finish
G CAL A TENAM:
Just Phone 101
-V 2'Z" if VJ":! '-' -;- S''r ZZ2l' -- -rf-T,''i
will start you in our
CHRISTMAS RANKING CLU
Come in.lefr as show vou. how in rO wkc
yea can have from yfj g ATa
& -Jr m txj mr m
The Reasons for
Christmas Banking Club
To provide a way for those of moderate and even" small
means to save money. To teach thrift to old and young by a
systematic method of saving a specified sum each week. The
Christmas Banking Club makes it easy for all to save.
It Costs Nothing to Join
Our Christmas Banking Club and it is an easy way to
have money next Christmas. The plan is simple! You start
with 10c, 5c, 2c, or lc and increase with the same amount
Or you can deposit 50 cents, $1.00, $5.00 or more each
week and deposit this same amount each week.
How to Join
Look at the different Clubs in table below and select the
one you wish to join, the lc, 2c, 5c, 10c, 50c, $1.00, $5.00 then
come to our Bank with the first weekly payment. We will
make you a member of the Club and give you a Christmas
Banking Club Book showing the club you have joined.
.I PBIM COME IN; ASK ABOUT IT.
will slarl you in our
and in SO weeks hzxaJCgP jj?
WHAT THE DIFFERENT CLUBS WILL FAY YOU
-lc Club 2c. Club I 5c. Club 10c. Club 50c. Club $1.00 Club 1 $5.00 Club I X Club
Payments Payments Payments Payments Payments 1 Payments Payments
I8. S-,'':'-lC,ri'-- "'Iat 55. "2c' lst EK 5c. 1st WEEK .... .10c 1st WEEK. ... 50c. 1st WEEK .... $1.00 1st WEEK. ..$5.00 FOR
?n? f-"';?c-" ?n?S5S-"--4c- 2nd WEEK..... 10c. 2nd WEEK ..... 20c. 2nd WEEK. .. i .50c 2nd WEEK .... $1.00 k 2nd WEEK .... $5.00
3rd WEEK .....3c 3rd WEEK 6c 3rd WEEK ..... 15c 3rd WEEK 30c. 3rd WEEK 50c 3rd WEEK. .. .$1.00 j 3rd WEEK .... $5.00 $o tfo
Increase Every Week Increase Every Week Increase Every Week Increase Every Week Deposit 50c Every Deposit $1.00 Every J Deposit ; $5.00 Every V
by 1c.t Total in 50 by 2c. Total in 50 by 5c. Total in 50 by 10c. Total in 50 Week Total in 50 .. Week Total in 50 1 Week Total in 50
Weeks Weeks Weeks Weeks Weeks. Weeks. j Weeks. 10
$12.75 $25.50 $63.75 $127 50 $25.00 j $50JOO j $250.00 0R any amount
YOU CAN BEGIN WITH THE LARGEST PAYMENT FIRST AND DECREASE YOUR PAYMENTS EACH WEEK
OIUIE m JOIPJ TODAY
W E P A Y 4 P E R CENT IN TE RE ST IN O U R CHRISTMAS BANKING CLUB
i u I err v- f?s f i iAi tt s n jh n tt r rxnn7
I ? in mil I I Y V'
We Save the Equipment and Ability
To serve you as you ought to b servied, and when you are not let us
Bsk you again, to let us know, for th is the only way we can accomplish
tur desire. .
' '-; t -;: : '. '" '
Of course, sometimes, little things' go' wrong, but they ari not inten intentional,
tional, intentional, and, if you will call us up, they will be corrected IMMEDIATELY.
Ocsla ice Packing Go.
Mr. W. T. Gary returned home this,
noon from a brief business trip to
The Commercial Bank
CAPITAL STOCK $50,000.00.
State, County and City Depository
THE WINDSOR HOTEL
" "i iiriCvI!
In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining rocm service is
second to none.
RATES From $1.50 per day per person to $6.
ROBERT M. MEYER, J. E. KA VAN AUGH
- Proprietor. Manager.
NOTICE TO THE
RED ?ROSS KNITTERS
Sixty pounds of wool has arrived
and may be obtained at Miss Alice
DRESSED HOGS WANTED
We will buy dressed hogs. Write
or call on the Ocala Ice & Packing
Co., Ocalai Fla. " 141tw6td
Have you seen those Tuck Christ-?
mas Cards at Gerig's Drug Store. 18
PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL
When you have plumbing or elec
trical contracting, let us furnish you
estimates. No job too large and none
too small, tf H. W. Tucker.
Thermos lunch kits or bottles.
Nothing better for. a Christmas gift.
The Court Pharmacy. tf
Christmas Tags and Stickers at
Gerig's Drug Store. 18
Kodak Albums, 35 cents to $4, at
THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
Our genuinfe Parisian White Ivory
Manicure Sets, Mirrors,. Combs and
Brushes are Jon display. See them.
Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 12-8t
Beautiful Trays, ten styles, at Thb
BOOK SHOP. 19-3t
Bruce Meffert of Ocala motored to
the Gem City for the day yesterday.
Palatka Post. i (
(By the National Woman's Chris Christian.
tian. Christian. Temperance Union.)
.DRINK AND WHITE SLAVERY.
; Miss Kate J. Adams, social worker
;of Chicago, and author of the Kate Ad Ad-;ams
;ams Ad-;ams law, tells us that girls are dls dls-jappearlng
jappearlng dls-jappearlng In that city at the rate of
Ithree every two days more" than 500
a year. Most of these are without
idoubt victims of the white slave traffic
iThe federal government, says Miss
jAdams, "maintains a special white
jslave officer In all cities of 25,000 or
more inhabitants which have segregat segregated
ed segregated vice districts, but" note this state statement
ment statement particularly "It is a significant
fact that It is not necessary for the
government to keep men In towns
which are In dry territory, or In which
there is no regular 'line, a point which
rjroves what I have alwavs maintained.
Many of the ladies have been tak-d .that no vice district can thrive or even
Advertise in the Star.
ing advantage of the holiday special
sale now in progress at the Affleck
Millinery Parlor, Ocala House block.
Glass Baskets,' a limited supply, at
THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
The prices at which the Affleck
Millinery Parlor is selling trimmed
and untrimmed hats during the holi holiday
day holiday special sale is a surprise to
many who have been buying them for
some days. The sale is still on. 3t
Do you read the want ads?
J. C. Jackson, an old Union sol soldier,
dier, soldier, who is walking across the con continent,
tinent, continent, preaching on his way, is in
the city. He was a member of Com Company
pany Company F, 53rd Pennsylvania, during
the war. He gives away tracts and
lectures free, supporting himself-by
selling copies' of his picture. He is
over 80 -years old, and more active
than many men of 50.
We are showing the handsomest,
seventy-five cent boxes of Stationery
in all colors that we've ever had.
Gerig's Drug Store. 18
Father or son would be delighted
to receive one of those attractive
shaving sets safety or old style raz razors.
ors. razors. Mclver & MacKay. eod
Christmas Cards in a large variety,
at THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
WHEN YOU HAVE PAID YOUR
RENT YOU HAVE
KISSED IT GOODBYE
Why not pay a small amount each
month and see it go into
YOUR OWN HOftlE
I have a number of houses you can
buy that way at
$10 A MONTH
call and see my list of houses frorm
11000.00: up. --
Room 5 Holder BUc Ocala, FU,
exist for any length of time without
In the first week-end under Nebras Nebraska's
ka's Nebraska's dry law, one Omaha store reports,
the sales of infants'' shoes. Increased
5 per cent.. At the end of the second
and third weeks te Increases were
still more marked. A woman told a
department manager that when the sa saloons
loons saloons were open her husband spent one one-naif
naif one-naif of bis weekly earnings for liquor.
Now, after a few weeks of prohibition,
she had $25 in the savings bank, and
had bought $11 worth of cooking uten utensils,
sils, utensils, articles she had needed for years.
This is just one of many similar sto stories
ries stories from dry states.
Dr. W. A. Evans in the Chicago Trib Tribune
une Tribune tells of his interviews with sol soldiers
diers soldiers and sailors on the subject of pro prohibition
hibition prohibition for army and navy. He finds
that they "will stand for It" but object
to being singled out. If they are to be
under prohibition they want the other
fellow to be under it. They say, "If
prohibition promotes efficiency and
health la, an army, as you fellows
say it does.' it also promotes them In
the men who clerk, sell goods, work
in factories, raise crops, argue in court,
and practice medicine."
Dsavenny Festival Qetotet
Second Lyceum Attraction
DAVENNY FESTIVAL QUINTET.
IN a few years' of lyceum and Chautauqua work Mr. and Mrs. Ilollis Edlsoa
Davenny aixl the capable company of musicians which they head have won
an enviable reputation. This is due no less to the musical abilities of tha
members of the company than to their whole-hearted endeavor to meet every
requirement of their audiences. It was of this company that Miss Ida M. Tar Tar-bell
bell Tar-bell wrote in her Intensely Interesting article on the chautauquas of America
entitled "A Little Look at the People" (Atlantic Monthly, Mar, 1017) : "A quin quintet
tet quintet of young people whose business it was to sing for three-quarters of an hour
before my afternoon lecture proved to be the gayest, kindest, healthiest of
companions. They were hard workers, seriously interested in pleaslng-their
audiences. Here was a group of five young people who were doing what to
me was very unusual In a thoroughly professional way." Heard either in
straight concert program or In their revival of the delightful comic opera,
"The Bohemian Girl,"" they will please all hearers.
Children 25c plus was tax lc total 26c.
Adults 50c plus war tax 5c total 55c.
THINK THIS OVER.
It Is well pointed out by Mr. Wayne
3. Wheeler, attorney for the A. S. L.
of America, that If a man with a sober,
physically fit son votes wet, he votes In
effect to send that son to the trenches
to fill the place of a boy made physical physically
ly physically unfit for military service by drink.
"Who Is responsible for the liquor-disqualified
boys? Prohibition Increases
the number and fitness of men for mil military
itary military service and equalizes the respon responsibility
sibility responsibility of all in meeting the require requirements
ments requirements for such service."
The history class of the high school,
chaperoned by" Miss Mays, went to
the courthouse this afternoon to .ob .obtain
tain .obtain a close-range knowledge of legal
See our line of MANICURE SETS
before buying your Christmas pres presents.
ents. presents. We can save you money. The
Court Pharmacy. tf
lis now a universally acknowledged necessity. No business man is
prepared to meet the daily affairs of his business if he is not pro protected
tected protected with
We represent not only the best yure insurance companies, but
also the highest class INDEMNITY AND BONDING concerns in
the world. Talk is over with us.
ag e ncy nnm a ci a
Holder BIk. UUHLH. iLH.
D. W. DAVIS,
A full assortment of the famous
PAKRO Seedtape. Just the thing for
the small fall garden. Ocala Seed
Star ads. are business builders.
Gilbert Toys for the boys. THE
BOOK SHOP. 3t
Penny Christmas Cards at Gerig's
Drug Store. IS
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