Weather Forecast: Pair tonight
OCALA, FL.0RIDA, FK1 DAY, DECEMBER 21, 1917.
VOL. 24, NO 306
SHIFT J COMPANY
Recaptured from the Teutons Much
Territory They had Taken on
the Northern Front
. (Associate! rress)
. Rome, Dec. 21. A considerable
portion of ground gained by the en
emy, luesday in the region of Monte
- Asolone on the northern front east
V V7 of the Brenta river has been retaken
by the Italians, the war office an-
"NOTHING TO REPORT
London, Dec. 21. Today's official
communication says there is nothing
of interest to report.
WEDNESDAY, AIR RAID
London, Thursday, Tec. 20.; The
war office tonight issued a statement
on aerial activities in France, saying
three hostile machines were brought
down and two others driven down out
, of control, and one British machine is
f missing, as the result of Wednesday's
fighting. 1 v
DOESN'T SUIT DEUTSCIILAND
London, Dec. 21. It is reported of
ficially that the Germans have re rejected
jected rejected the Russian peace terms, the
Petrograd correspondent of the Ex Exchange
change Exchange -Telegraph Co. wires under
date of Thursday.
' .. V
BOOZE AND BOLSHEVIKI
. Petrograd, Thursday, Dec. 20. In In-cessant
cessant In-cessant fighting has occurred in manj
parts of Russia in connection with ef efforts
forts efforts to check drunkenness and pre prevent
vent prevent raiding 'of wine cellars. A mob
raided one distillery where fifteen
soldiers drank themselves to death.
The streets are running with wine in
many sections where the soldiers are
pumping out cellars.
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TO PEOPLE OF FLORIDA
By Braxton Beacham, Federal Food
, Administrator of the State
In the approaching observance of
. the great universal festival of Christ Christmas,
mas, Christmas, the trca "spirit of" which calls
. for the practice of self-denial, and
the greater blessings of giving than
' of receiving, I call upon the people
of Florida to respond more freely to
the Christmas spirit, and while in an anticipation
ticipation anticipation of the joys and pleasures of
, the day, nmy they give due thought
and strong effort to making the
Christmas of 1917 more noted through
' their self-denial.
- It is not necessarythat we take
from ourselves and ouf children the
" joys and smiles that are inherent
rights, but we should make -those
- jdys and smiles embody a self-satisfaction
that we have helped to make
more secure the peace-at-home, and
more certain the return of peace
1 I-urge the people of Florida to beai
in mind, and teach to their children,
1 that4 every ounce of wheat, meat and
f sugaV saved from the Christmas feast
will be an ounce of strength for the
-armies of our own and allied nations
who are striving to protect our own
and our fellow countries from, autoc-
So let us refrain from carelesy.
. uses of those needful foods, and fully
realize that all we save will be a
greater support to our soldiers, and
a greater defense A against the dan dan-.
. dan-. gers that confront them, and a sure
and powerful factor for an earlier
, peace throughout the world.
Let us use wisely, give wisely, and
ever remember that, in observance of
this holy Christmas, we can, by our
more thoughtful self-denial, win the
. respect of our friends, the gratitude
of our country and allies, and the
blessings of God.
Candler, Dec. 19. Mr; and Mrs.
McClain are entertaining their
frjends, Mr. and Mrs. Jernsoa, '.who
arrived from the west several days
Mr. John Mathews is 'shipping or or-anires
anires or-anires this week from his home grove.
His returns from a recent shipment
. justified his smile of satisfaction.
Miss Myra Agnew, who teaches in
OUr public school, went to her home
near Ocala Saturday noon for her
weekly visit to home folks.
Mrs. C. W. Quick greeted her cus customers
tomers customers Monday with "There is fifteen fifteen-cents
cents fifteen-cents worth sugar here for you."
The said sugar jvas handed out with
the. instructions to make it W till
One of our neighbors has made an
.enviable reputation as cake maker,
with a recipe for molasses cake. She
has handed it to 'us, and if it wasn't
fr fear. of taking advantage of Mr.
Editor's good nature we would pro pro-duce
duce pro-duce it and let the good work go still
farther on. Made with spices and
raisins we can imagine we jiear even
Santa Claus' approval of "yum yum."
Mr. Sam Mathews is another brave
boy who has donned, the khaki and is
now stationed at Jacksonville.
You want proper Stationery, dont
you? We have it for you. Anti-Monopoly
Drug Store. 14-8t
Beautiful Trays, ten styles, at Tho
BOOK SHOP. 19-3t
Faithful to the End to the Allies,
" Says Her Minister to
, ; (Associated Press)
. Paris, Dec. 21. V. Antonesco, the
Rumanian minister here, issued the
following statement today concerning
the situation on the Rumanian fronts
"The armistice is simply a measure
of a military order imposed on us
through the Rumanian front being
entirely enclosed within the Russian
front. It would be a mistake to make
political deduction from it. Rumania
intends to remain faithful to her al al-lfances
lfances al-lfances and work until the end with
ORDER NUMBERS 479
TO 73 INCLUSIVE
The f ollowingquestionnaires were
mailed to the following persons today.
The law requires that these question questionnaires
naires questionnaires be filled out and returned in
V Charlie Brady, Ocala.
A. Lester Lucas, Ocala.
Hemmy Cromety, Romeo. v
'Hubert Mitchell, Ocala.
Joshua, F. Gist, Mcintosh.
, Douglas Louis, York.
Benjamin Washington, Ocala.
Ernest Evans, Flemington.
Ed Berry, Rbmeo."
Hosie Osteen, Joyce.
(W. Jl Marcus, Fernandina.
.Thos. J. Bryan, St. Petersburg, r
Moses S. Sawaya, Ocala.
Charley Pearson, Summerfield.
Clyde J. Fridy,' Reddick..
Wm. M. assels, Bay Lake.
jrCharley 'iCinsler, Kendrick:'"
Nathaniel Holmes, Martel.
.Loney White, Ocala.
Clifford Evans, Reddick. .it v
George W. Denney, Ocala..
T. D. Lancaster Jr., Oc&la.
Andrew Wright, Orange Springs. :
James Vreenr Ocala.
Charlie C. 'Lamb, Anthony.
William Washington, Fairfield.
R. V. Vandervoort, Ocala.
Walter W. Lollie, Martel.
". Remmer G. Lanier, Leesburg, Va.
Eli Williams, Summerfield.
-Frank D- Taylor, Dunnellon.
-Edward Ha yward, Ocala.
David Waters, Morriston.
Leon F. Morgan, Romeo.
Jesse English, Micanopy.
Solomon Graham, Ocala.
Frederick R. Hocker, Ocala.
- Jinkins Higdori, Wellborn.
James Mullins, Summerfield.
.1. T. Keep, Pocatello, Idaho.
Milton Miller, Montague. 1
Asberry Thompson, Martin.
Wesley Brown, Reddick.
John Steplight, Ocala.
Ledger Ms Weatherbe'e, Ocala.
' Oliver Riley, Dunnelelon.
Grover C. Harper, Orange Springs.
Ed Miller, Ocala.
George Pondexter, Electra.
William Bryan St. Petersburg.
; A. J, Menchan Jr., Morriston.
x James" Graham, Sparr.
Walter Jackson, Ocala.
Samuel A. Moses, Ocala.
William Lumpkin, Ocala.
; Frank Adams, Morriston.
Herbert Dawson, Fairfield.
Dempsey B. Mayo, Ocala.
i Johrr C. Boatright, Lake Kerr.
Wm. J. Miller, Ocala.
v David E. Swindell, Ocala.
George A. Taylor, Dunnellon.
Wesley A. Stevens," Fort McCoy.
Chester J. Hillman, Anthony.
Ka'ze Williams." Morriston.
Jerry A. Snelling, Lowell.
Willie Grace Reddick.
. Frank Morrow, Dunnellon.- ?
Henry W. Crisette, Fort McCoy.
, Herbert L Turner, : Burbank.
Isaac Williaml Jr., Sparr.
Leonard Coleman,' Santos.
John ,Spragginv Ocala.
George W. Berian, Romeo.
Horace Mickens, Ocala.
George Ward, Ocala. v
James E. Brigance, Ocala.
Rossie Hightower, Mcintosh.
. Adam Richardson Jr., Jacksonville.
Sam Jackson, Orange Lake.
" Iley Herrin. Dunnellon.
George P. Boutwell, Fountain, Colo.
Washington Williams. Santos.
James Duffy Jr., Ocala.
Joseph E. White, Dunnellon.
Lloyd Ezelle, Morriston, t
Whitfield McRory Palmer, Ocala.
Jett Hayes, Ocala, v
Ralph D. RackaVd, Ocala.
Lawrence Felder, Ocala.
Lewis B. Conway, Dunnellon.
Belton Crim, Martin.
Julius Sumpter, Columbia City.
Local Board for Marion County,
- L. R. TrammelL Clerk. v
NOTICE TO REGISTRANTS
The local advisory board will hold
daily sessions (holidays and Sundays
excepted) m the petit jury room on
the third floor of the. postofnee 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
bers or associate members of the
board will be in attendance until the
work' is completed. U. A. Burford,
tf Chairman Legal Advisory Board.
! The largest .and best assortment of
1 WHITE IVORY SETS ever shown in
Ocala. The prices are rightXThe Court
American General in France has Won
High Approbation from
I Washington, Dec. 21. Dirgct as assurances
surances assurances of the confidence of both
British and French commanders in
General Pershing's ability and their
satisfaction with the breadth and
soundness of his preparations to make
the, American arms effective on the
western front have reached Washing Washington
ton Washington with the 'return from Europe ol
Major General Hugh L. Scott, who
was, in conference today -with Secre Secretary
tary Secretary Baker and other officials.
DEATH LIST AT CAtP ;
. Macon, Ga., Dec. 21. Patrick Mc McLaughlin
Laughlin McLaughlin of Company G, 124th Infan Infantry,
try, Infantry, who died in the base hospital
Tuesday night, is, said to have seen
service in the trenches in France iiN
the present war. He was a Canadian.
The body is still being held and ef efforts
forts efforts are being made to locate rela relatives.
tives. relatives. ;
The deaths for tHfe past twenty-
four hours are as, follows:
Clarence E. Tomlin, Company B,
122nd Infantry, cerbro-spinal menin meningitis.
gitis. meningitis. John B. Hardway, Headquarters
comp'any, 116th Field Artillery, pneu pneumonia.
monia. pneumonia. V
Samuel Evans, ,Company G, 121st
'.At the meeting of Marion-Dunn
Lodge, F. & A. M.; last night, a beau beautiful
tiful beautiful pastmaster's jewel was bestowed
upon Mr. N. I. Gottlieb, one of the
veteran members, of the lodge and the
drder. The ewel was tendered by
Mr. G.VW. Scoffeld, who accompanied
the presentation with an eloquent
speech." Brother Gottlieb was taker,
utterly by surprise, but when he re recovered
covered recovered he made an appropriate an answer.
swer. answer. : Mr. Gottlieb has progressed
thru all the offices of the Blue Lodge
and the Royal Arch and 4s an adept
hv-thework-He.' is one of the- best
posted Masons in the state and is held
in.h;ghest honor by his brethren.
- The lodge elected the following to
serve as officers during the ensuing
year: ,.. "-'. N-'.
"Stephen Jewett, W. M.; H. 0. Cole,
S. W.; J. A. Bouvier, J. W.jiW. V.
Wheeler, treasurer; Jake Brown, sec secretary.
retary. secretary. These officers will be install-
ed at the next meeting. V V
Mr, Grider Perkins took" the first
degree in Masonry ,and it being a
cold night was glad of the warm re reception
ception reception he received.
Moss Bluff; Dec. 20. Our school
will open again January 7, 1918, if
nothing prevents, with Mr. Luter as
teacher. We wis hhim much success.
Sir. Sammie James Fort, son of Mr.
and Mrs. A. W. Fort, died in Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville last Friday morning. His brothT brothT-er,
er, brothT-er, Dan was with him during his ill illness.
ness. illness. His father and brother, Sidney
went to him but they arrived there a
few hours after his death. He was
laid to rest in the Moss Bluff ceme cemetery
tery cemetery the following Saturday. Mr. W.
E. Martin conducted the funeral. He
leaves to mourn his death a father,
mother, two brothers and one sister,
and a host of relatives and friends.
Mr. Oliver Fort and Mr; Bob Griggs
went deer hunting last .week. They
had fine luck and kjlled a large deer.
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Snell and Mrs.
Jack Snell were visitors of Mr. and
Mrs. Aliver Fort Sunday.
Mr. Jack Snell spent Sunday with
Mr. II. P. Griggs.
yMiss Francis Marsh, Mr. Ben Hol Hol-ton
ton Hol-ton j Miss Selma McKinney arid Mr
Charlie Caldwell weTe visitors of Mr.
and Mrs. Tom Griggs Sunday
Mr. Oliver Fort, accompanied by
his son,. Percy, Mr. M. O. Morrison
and Mrs. Ambrose m Morrison, made a
flying trip to Ocala Tuesday.
Mrs. A. W. Fort and Mrs. Oliver
Fort are on the sick list. We wish
them a speedy recovery.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Morrison and
Mrs Morrison'Sx. sister left a few
days" ago to visit their relatives near
NOTICE TO BUSINESS MEN
I wish to call the attention of ev
ery firm or 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.
DRESSED HOGS WANTED
We will buy dressed hogs. Write
or call on the Ocala Ice & Packing
Co Ocala, Fla. 141tw6td
Christmas Cards in a large variety
at THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
"United States Tires "are good
tires" and I have them in -all sizes.
B. F. Condon, phone 129. 19-tf
Quebec Legislator Advices His Prov-
ince to Secede from' the Can Can-adian
adian Can-adian Confederation
Quebec, Dec 21 The proposal that
Quebec province secede from .the con
federation ; of Canadian provinces
was expressed in a motion introduced
in the provisional legislative assembly
today by Deputy Francoseur from
Lotbiniere. Quebec was the only
province that voted against, conscrip
tion m the recent election.
SHOWING THE PROPER SPIRIT
Cheerf ur, Response of a Leesburg
Man to Appeal of the War,
(Special to the Star)
Jacksonville, Dec. 21. When 6. S.
Lang, a contracting builder of Lees Leesburg,
burg, Leesburg, received' an appeal from the
war savings committee through Di Director
rector Director J. F. d Griggs at Jacksonville,
to divert a portion of his advertising
space to assist in giving publicity to
the war-savings and thrift campaign,
he wrote his local newspaper, the
Leesburg Commercial, vtp change his
advertisement for-tfie period of the
war to read as follows:
; "The United States government
needs your money now. It will help
win the war. Show your colors! Don't
build until the war is won. Let's give
our money and our time now to our
country. Buy thrift stamps and war-
"O. S.. Lang, Bungalow Builder."
"Leesburg, Florida." J
Mr. Lang has been cited to "the na
tional war savings committee as ex exemplifying
emplifying exemplifying that noble spirit of pat
riotism which insures to the Amer-H
ican nation a united stand, in the face
of the enemy, and he is: "doing his
bit" to the fullest,of his lability.
J. F. C. Griggs,
State Director for Florida, NationaW
TTT m y-, i a
war savings v-ommixiee.
. Per Goode M. Guerry,
j '"'.- v Publicity Manager.
'' FREE GARDEN SEED
Senator Park Trammell will be
glad to send a package assortment of
garden 'seed, free, to any-farmer or
gardner in Florida who desires to re receive
ceive receive it, and who will send their Tiame
and address on a postal card simply
stating that they desire to receive
It will not be necessary to state the
kind as some of each available foi
distribution will be. "certified to the
agricultural v department and seed
sent as soon as the department can
get them out.
Address requests to Senator Park
Trammell, Washington, D. C.
Blitchton, Dec. 19. Miss Annie
Pope Eagleton will close her school
Friday for the holidays with the fol
Song, Hark, the Herald Angels
Welcome Lois Blitch.
Story of First Christmas School;
Recitation, Christmas' Day Lilian
' What Christmas -Means to Us
Recitation, Keckin Santa Claus
Recitation Baxter McKay.
Song, Up on the House Top By
Recitation, "Last Christmas"
Silent Night,'Holy Night. V
Dramatized Lois Blitch.
Dialogue, "A Surprise for Santa"
Lydia Coulter and Lois Blitch.
Farewell Ruth Marston.
Mr. Loonis Blitch will act as Good
Santa and help with the presents.
Messrs. O. S. Sanders, J. M. Beard,
J. B. George, Kerns Rawls, Drew
Jones arid Ed Stanley attended court
in Ocala this week.
Mr. B. R. Blitch, Mr. Earl Phillips-,
Misses Eagleton, Lillian and Lois
Blitch visited Ocala Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Rockeldieffei1
of Fairgeld were Tuesday visitors.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Hammons and
Miss Rowena Hammons spent Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday at Morriston.
NOTICE TO THE
RED CROSS KNITTERS
Sixty pounds of wool has arrived
and may be obtained at Miss Alice
The prices at which the Affleck
Millinery Parlor is selling trimmed
and un trimmed hats during the holi
day special sale is a surprise to
many who have been buying them for
some days. The sale is still on. 3t
Sterling Hooper, the Fort King
avenue barber, asks that his patrons
who have children's work for .him to
dp 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
Soldier Kits in Khaki, for Christ Christmas
mas Christmas gifts. The Court Pharmacy, tf
Gilbert Toys ior the boys. THE
BOOK SHOP. 3t
Great Packing Corporation Refuses
to Allow Its Records to be Ex Examined
amined Examined by the Government
Washington, Dec. 21. Swift & Co.,
of Chicago, have refused to deliver to
the Federal Trade Commission re records
cords records desired nv the investigation of
the packing industry. Drastic action
will be taken in court to force the
Swift coriipany to produce the re records
cords records desired, Francis J. Heney, spe special
cial special council," announced today at the
resumption of the inquiry.
MILLIONS FOR THE FARMERS
Loans aggregating alriiost thirty
millions have been made .to farmers
of the country by federal -farm loan
banks during, the past six months, ac according
cording according to the monthly report issued
today. The loans include the Colum Columbia,
bia, Columbia, S. C, district, No. 9, with $18,000.
INQUIRY HAS OPENED
The Senate inquiry into the pro
gress made by the government's ship shipbuilding
building shipbuilding program was begun today by
the Senate commerce committee, with
Chairman Hurley of the shipping
board as the first witness.
CALLS ON CONGRESS
The president will send Congress a
message recommending the enact enactment
ment enactment of legislation to meet the trans
porta tion situation immediately after
the holiday recess.
WHAT WENT WITH IT?
Without waiting for congressional
appropriations the war department
authorized orders for clothing equip
ment for a million troops before the
United States went into the war and
in June Secretary Baker approved
orders to equip half -a million more,
Quartermaster General Sharpe testi
fied today before the Senate military
Cotton Plant, Dec. 19.-This scribe
with a party xf others motored l to
Miami for the Methodist annual con
ference and was gone two weeks,
hence the absence of any Cotton Plant
We left here Monday morning, Dec.
3rd, went by wayof Hawthorne and
Palatka to Daytona,' where we spent
the night with an old friend, Mrs. "A.
S. Harroun ion Daytona Beach. Day Day-tona
tona Day-tona is ailovely city. From PaTatks
we had a brick road to., Daytona; and
after leaving ther6 we had asphalt
all the way down 4$ie East Coast, arid
with the excellent roads and beauti beautiful
ful beautiful scenery the'Mrivp was a pleasant
one, long to be remembered. Espe
cially was the drive along the Indian
river beautif uL We reached West
Palm Beach Tuesday evening about
8:30 and wgre guests there of Mr. Joe
Bell and daughters, brother and
nieces of our L C. Bell of Sparr.- On
Wednesday morning we enjoyed with
this family a trip over the beautiful
little town of West Palm Beach,
Leaving for Miami about' ,9:30 ,we
made the trip in two hours and a half,
stopping 'in Fort Lauderdale for- a
few minutes. While there we saw
Mr.. Ivan Lanier, once' a resident of
Ocala and Marion county, also Mrs.
Lee Stapp, formerly a resident of
Ocala. s Y..
While in Miami we were guests of
Mr. and' Mrs. J. A. Robbins and
daughter, brother-in-law and sister of
Mr. A. W. .Woodward. Wei were
shown every courtesy and weje
guests on several auto trips around
the city. We went over to the beach
on the longest bridge in the world.. It
was wonderful. A causeway is now
under construction across .Biscayne
Bay to the beach, which when com.
pleted will do away with the long
Uncle Sam has a crew of aviators
stationed at Miami and any time you
looked up towards the heavens you
could see one or more of these grace
ful air birds. While in the lovely
Magic City we saw several of our
old friends, some of wfiom we had
not thought of ever seeing again.
Mrs. J. M. Jackson and Mrs. Sue
Barcowe saw daily at church, also
Mrs." Lizzie Soar, formerly Miss Tur Tur-ney
ney Tur-ney and a sister of Mrs. W. L. Col
bert of Ocala. We were guests at her
home one afternoon and shown thru
their nursery grounds. They are in
a veritable wilderness of shrubs and
all kinds of palms, ferns, fruit trees
and everything that goes "to make up
a nursery. Webster is not in it when
it comes to knowing and pronouncing
hard names. Mrs. Soar would give
us the scientific name of everything.
We didn't try to remember or pro pronounce
nounce pronounce them. If we should get our
tongue twisted up tosay all those we
should never be able to straighten it
again. We thoroughly enjoyed the
Visit, I wanted the privilege of pick picking
ing picking a cocoanut and Miss Lizzie told
me I might, but they grew too tall
for me, so I didn't get to pick one
or--even .taste one. Another disap disappointment
pointment disappointment to me was the absence of
avocado pears. They were killed there
last winter and were scarce this fall
and what few they had had "were
gone. ... ; "- ;
We were greatly surprised and
glad to find Mr. Chas. K. Baylis and
family, mother and sLter, in-lJiamL
Latest Revelations of Teuton Perfidy
Almost Too Much for South
Americans to Stand
Washington, Dec 21. A declara
tion of war against Germany by Ar Argentina
gentina Argentina is regarded as almost certain
in Latin-American diplomatic circles
as a result of new evidences of Ger
man trickery disclosed, simultaneously
in Washington and Buenos Aires by
the publication of another series of
iciegiams uetween uie notorious
Count Luxburg and the Berlin foreign
OR UNKNOWN ORIGIN
. (Associated Press)
Anderson, S. C, Dec. 21. Fire of
unknown origin early today destroy destroyed
ed destroyed the warehouse of the Chiquola
Mills at Moneapath, near here. With
an estimated loss of $85,000.
GOETHALS WILL MAKE GOOD
As Quartermaster General of
- American Army, Says
W. J. Hilands
W. i, Hilands of Washington, who
has been so instrumental in helping
Jacksonville's' committees visiting tht
national capital on camp business,
and wHo is probably 6ne of the best
posted men there, is very happy over
the" appointment of Major General
Goethals as the new quartermaster
general, j vice Major General Sharpe,
promoted to the war board.
"I know General Goethals very
well," said Mr. Hilands today to a
Metropolis reporter, "and no wiser se selection
lection selection could have been made for the
position of quartermaster general, for
this position is, in my opinion, the
most difficult job now in Washington,
but General Goethals with his won wonderful
derful wonderful executive ability and organiz organizing
ing organizing powers, "is able to tackle any prob problem
lem problem and the more difficult it is the
better this old army veteran likes it.
Florida, too, will enjoy, special favors
at General Gqethals' hands, for he is
thoroughly familiar with conditions in
the Southern states and the quarter quartermasters'
masters' quartermasters' camp at Camp Johnston I
know will appeal most strongly, to
him, as it did to its founder, General
Sharpe, as this camp is undoubtedly
one-of thie best camps in the Unjtea
They were once residents of Cotton
Plant. Mr. Baylis is a contractor;
and has had quite' a number of large
contracts, and has put up 16 bunga bungalows
lows bungalows in one section recently. We had
never met Mr. Baylis' wife, .so were
delighted to make her acquaintance.
We were entertained at dinner- one
evening by this family and the oc
casion was greatly enjoyed.
Mr. Jack Davenport, an ex-school
professor of our neighborhood, is in
the real estate business in Miami
with his brother. Jack is looking the
picture of health.' He was consider considering
ing considering disposing of his interests and
joining Un;le Sam's throng of soldier
-Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Woodward,
members of our party, were guests
to dinner of Dr. and Mrs. J. M. Jack Jackson
son Jackson one evening.
I found-Mrs. George Holly,, former formerly
ly formerly Miss Belle Hodge of Ocala, and
was her guest -for a day and night,
and while her guest I met her fathei
and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. J.
J. Holly. The former was a resident
of Marion county once and still thinks
that old Marion is the best ever. He
says all we need is a bunch of good
boosters and good roads. I hope we
will awaken to the latter fact soon,
not only to have one road going thru
a community but cross roads and
they to be good, substantial roads
that will last.
We left Miami Wednesday, Dec.
12a t, at noon, reached Palm Beach
about 4 o'clock. Leaving there Thurs Thursday
day Thursday morning at 7 o'clock we came
through to Orlando by 7 o'clock p. m
making a distance of over 200 tniles.
We saw some wonderful transforming
of prairie lands between Melbourne
and Kissimmee. We law men pre
paring land for Irish potatoes with
big tractors and pulling harrows with
eight mules to one harrow. The land
was perfectly 'prepared. It looked
like real prosperity. We spent Thurs Thursday
day Thursday night in Orlando, leaving there
early Friday morning. Winter Gar Garden
den Garden was our next stop. There we
saw Mrs. Calvin, formerly Miss Coia
Ross of Gajter, and also Mr: Tom
Mann and Mr. Willie Mills, once res residents
idents residents of this section. Everything
seemed rosy-hued with them. At
Leesburg we were detained about two
hours as "Lizzie Ford" was complain
ing, bhe was cleaned out and receiv received
ed received a fresh drink and we "batted the
ball" for Wlldwood, stopping there
alK)ut an hour with Mr. and Mrs. Will
Veal, then on to Ocala ard out heme.
We found everybody glad to se us
back arid had a big fire and a bounti bountiful
ful bountiful supper awaiting us.
We saw quite a number of friends
from different parts of the state.who
were attending conference. Among
them were "Mrs. T.-H. Parker of Bar
tow, formerly Mrs. Mollie Smith. of
this community, and .lots of our
Forty-Six Killed and Blany Injured in
S" a .Reafr-End Collision on
the L. & N.
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Shephardsville. Kv.. Dev. 21. The
death toll taken last night when the
Louisville & Nashville's Dassenirer N
train from Cincinnati to New Orleans
crashed into the rear end of an ac-
commoadtion train near the station
here had reached forty-six today.
The wreck is said to be the .worst
in the history of the Louisville &
Nashville road. In addition to the
.dead more than a score" were injured.
Many of the injured are so badly hurt
it is feared the death list will he in
creased. The blame will not be fixed
until after further irwest'gation.
News of this fearful accident is of
pecularly sad interest in 'Ocala, as
Mrs. Amelia Lee Miller, a niece cf
Mrs. R. S. McConathy of this city,
and her husband, Mr. W. Mack Mil-
er, both of Bardstown, Ky., -were
Lamong the dead.
Ft. McCoy, Dec. 20. Cold, weather
is -the order of the day.
i Mr.. and Mrs. W. J. Wilson and
Mr. N. A. Farris were business callers
Un Ocala Tuesday, also J. S. Gran
tham and Mrs. Howell and daughter
Mr., and Mrs. A. J. Baxter were
visitors to Palatka the latter part of
We are glad to welcome in our
midst Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Farris and
family of Winchester, Tenn. ; Mr.
Farris has purchased the farm of Mr.
I. M. Hinson, two miles out of town.
We extend tA him the best of wishes
and good luck as another tiller of the
, Mr. Lloyd Grantham is doing good
work hauling ties with the new Ford
truck recently purchased by Mr. W.
J. Wilson. We notice also that it
is quite convenient to haul groceries
to our merchants from .Anthony since
the train stopped operations.
Mr. I. M. Hinson left for Jackson
ville Sunday on a business tour.
Mr. Wells Matchett is back from
South Florida, after a few months
stay there." He is greatly enthused
over the prospects and intends mov moving
ing moving his family there immediately af after
ter after Christmas.
Mrs. i Evans and daughters, June
and Clyde, went to Ocala Monday.
Mr. "Baxter carried them over in his
Christinas promises to be a quiet
affair here, tho' we canbejthnkfu'l,
for our good health and something to
A Merry Christmas and a Happy
New Year to all.
preacher friends. We were disap disappointed
pointed disappointed in not getting our same pas
tor back. He was a general favorite
and well liked. Our new minister did
not arrive for the third Sunday ser service.
vice. service. We shall expect him on the
fifth Sunday and hope a large con
gregation will greet him.
'--Mr. and Mrs. Newcomb Barco are
pleasantly domiciled in their nev
home on Sunny Slope farm.
Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Kellar have
moved to "Buckshot" -Williams'; farm
on the road to Martel.
. Miss Rubie Ray and Mrs. Carl Ray
of Martel, were callers in- Cotton
Plant Tuesday in .the interest of the
Red Cross. There will tie a chaptei
organized at Martel and our people
joined and will endeavor to help the
Martel chapter as much as possible.
We. feel that we cannot do too much
for this worthy cause. -:
Mrs. C. R. Veal, Misses Bella
Strickland, Mamie Parker and Carrie
Barco went to Ocala Monday to rep represent
resent represent St. Johns Sunday school in
buying Christmas gifts for our six
soldier boys who are in training
camps in different sections of the
country. They bought six soldier
kits and filled them with the neces necessary
sary necessary things that go to make a soldier
comfortable! The kits were wrapped,
tagged and mailed to the boys Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday morning, with a Christmas
card to each one. We are sorry to
report one of our boys, Frank Glattli,
ill with pneumonia at Camp Wheeler.
We are praying for him a speedy re-
cfivery. All of these young men are
written to every week by girls of the
Sunday school who are appointed ev every
ery every Sunday by the superintendent,
the boys of the Sunday school fur furnishing
nishing furnishing the stamps.
Mr. Harry Woodward is on the sick
roll this week.
Our Sunday school will contribute
a Christmas offering next Sunday for
the suffering Armenian women and.
children and the following Sunday to
our own orphans at Enterprise.
Christmas will be very quiet out
here. There will not be any Christ Christmas
mas Christmas tree or f festivities. All our gifts
this year were to the soldier boys and
suffering ones. We hope to spend the
time very pleasantly, however, with
most of the relatives with us, and in
a spirit of prayer for" our nation and
M iss Carrie Barco, Mrs. H. S.
Chambers and Mrs. A. W. Woodward
were shopping in Ocala Wednesday
Mrs. W. J. Seckinger, Yvonne
Laurel, were guests to supper of
and Mrs. A. W. Woodward Tuesv
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An Asheville, N. C.f man says he
was cured of nervous prostration by
knitting. He should have imitators.
The United States received over
$15,000 in war taxes on concerts and
operas in New York during Novem
- The aged inmates of a poor farm at
Hempstead, N. Y., as a matter of
patritism gave up tobacco to purchase
a flag.' .,
The food administration states that
the farmer receives 20 per cent, more
for his product that he : received a
A leading dairy in Dallas, Texas,
has raised the price of milk to 25
cents a quart. It's more than hall'
that in Ocala. r
Income tax returns indicate : that
the United States has 22,696 million
aires, an increase of nearly 8,000 Jn
the past year.
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Under the present food administra
tion, the alcoholic content of beer has
be,en cut down to 3 per cent. So it's
near beer, now.
William J. Bryan predicts that the
United States will be "dry". in two
years. ,The .peerless was always a
Since December 15th street car
fare in Cleveland has been 4 cents,
with three tickets for a dime and a
transfer for a penny.
A citizen of Dallas, Texas, has 'of 'offered
fered 'offered a Liberty Bond for every. Ger German
man German killed by his brothers' and sis sisters'
ters' sisters' sons, who are in the French
New York hotels, under the Hoov Hoov-erized
erized Hoov-erized system of food conservation,
are saving 620 barrels of flour and
more than 100 tons of meat every
A St. Louis pastor was recently
severely beaten by some of his par parishioners
ishioners parishioners and forced to salute the
American flag which' he had previous previously
ly previously insulted.
. The United States is the .t world's
largest sugar consumer. Even with
the I0per cent, reduction Jdue.to high
prices the per capita consumptidn is
82 pounds a year.
Otto Kahn, the New York banker,
says Prussianism has given to 'Ger 'Germany
many 'Germany prosperity, beneficent legisla legislation
tion legislation and a few other things and taken
in payment the soul of the race.
The socialist mayor of Milwaukee,
Wis., recently vetoed the resolution
of the common council to purchase
$50,000 worth1 of Liberty- Bonds,
claiming the purchase was illegal.
A thirteen-year-old boy in Brook Brooklyn,
lyn, Brooklyn, N. Y., stole his older brother's
clothes, discarded his short pants and
succeeded in enlisting. Hi?, mother
found it out and brought him home.
As an outcome of the congressional
investigation of the East Si Louis
race riots, it has been disclosed that
one firm was offered immunity from
labor troubles for the sum of $10,000.
The examination made by experts
of the submarine recently used in
New York's Liberty Loan parade,
shows that the Germans practically
stole American ideas in its construc construc-"
" construc-" tion.
John D. Rockefeller Jr.,' in pleading
with the soldiers at Camp Dix to lead
clean lives, said that "wounds of
shame are harder to heal than the
"wounds of the Hun." Johnny hasn't
tried the latter. 1
Some of our Florida papers are
making themselves ridiculous, claim claiming
ing claiming that soldiers can't train in north northern
ern northern camps and should be sent to Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. The men our soldiers are ex expected
pected expected to fight not only train but car carry
ry carry on war in a climate more vigorous
than that of Northern Virginia, where
hundreds of thousands of Americans
camped, marched and fought for four
long years. ; If our. young men can't
do as mucn as their granddaddies,
they might-as well be sent home; they
won't be able to fight the Germans.
CHILDREN OF THE RED CROSS
There is a home for crippled chil children,
dren, children, a Protestant institution in Pitts Pittsburg,
burg, Pittsburg, where the little ones were old
something about the Red Cross, and
how it took care of many children and
soldiers and "hurt people" who other
wise would suffer. Perhaps because?
their own arms and legs were so i
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rnueii awry, aim mc iiau nv yi foy.
of the running, jumping, jubilant
youth of other s American children,
their eyes saw straight into the very
heart of suffering. This is what they
did: They. poured their previous sav
ings, pennies and nickles which had
been given them from time to time, a
few larger pieces and a bill or two,
into a white box marked with the Red
Some influential men of the city
were seated around a table talking
about raising money for the Ameri American
can American Red Cross. That. small white box
was there and some made as if to
drop in contributions. But one of
them held it up, and said, "No no
further gift is permitted here. We
could, not add to this." And in tht,
presenceof this gift to the American
Red Cross from the home for crippled
children, there was a sudden quiet
ness among these men of the world.
In the Convent of the Sacred Jleart
in .New .York, where two or three hun
dred children, rich in kindness, re receive
ceive receive their early education, the rev reverend
erend reverend mother speaks often of tht
children abroad. Without asking for
direct' sacrifices, she has mentioned
that sometimes when one is about to
buy a new hair ribbon, or a pair of
silk stockings, on stopping to think
ene finds they are; not needed so
much, perhaps j as food and clothing
may be needed for children of the
war. And so many a radiant little
gift of girlish sacrifice has been plac
ed in her hands to, send to them
One day it was long before we too
were in the war these children, girls
from four to fourteen years, held a
conference among themselves. They
decided to ask the reverend mother
how much it would amount to in mon money
ey money or barrels of flour if they gave up
their "gouter" for the rest of the
year;-that little? daily treat at half
past four, of plain catce or toast and
a sweet the "party" that was at the
night point of the day. Learning its
equivalent, they asked that this bt
denied them and the money sent to
those other children overseas.
A woman who had done war relief
work in France,- was speaking for the
Red Cross war fund, last June, to sev
eral hundred school children m an
American public school. They were
nearly all Jewish children in that par
ticularly assembly room, and very
The woman had lived in a social
settlement in the center of the Jew Jewish
ish Jewish district of the city at one time,
and as she locked at the rows of faces
before her, she remembered with sud sudden
den sudden vividness the almost, forgotten
scenes of ten years before; of Jewish
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Gloves, Hosiery," Handkerchiefs An Af tcrnoon Or Evening fFOCll
A Big and Fresh Stock to Select from. Up to Min- rni. S ae Will Make Her Happy. A Beautiful Line of Serge
ute i Styles' in the Season's Most Fa vorite Fabrics. Usellll vJtiriStmaS JrreSentS and Silk Afternoon Dresses and Evening Frocks, the
Prices to Suit Any Poceket Book" Pheonix Silk Hosery 80c to $1.25 Latest Styles and the PrettiestFabrics are Embroded
in These Beautiful Garments.
SllitS $13.50 tO $35.00 Plain and Fancy Si,k Hosiery $1.25, SlO and Sl.75
VJLVV w """wu Kid Gloves .si.95 and S2.25 Afternoon Dresses $5.90 to $35.00
Cb&ts $6.50 to $30.00 V Evcntoji Gowns $11.50 to 30.00
..r.v .:, ::t Silver Mesh Bags $1.50 to $7.50
:todc lonaWc Mfflinery y cases ..-.-s1.25tos3.50 d Charm in These New Waists
We Still Have a Representative Line of Trimmed TTfiTirlkrr hipf; The Most Appreciated Gift is a Silk or Georgette
and Untrimmed Hats. Tnese Will Make Appropriate iidnuACiL iiicid Blouse, Largest.and Most Attractive Line that can be
Gifts and Something that Will be Appreciated. All Crepe de Chine. Handkerchiefs .25 and 29c Found Anywhere, Each Blouse, Packed in an Indi-
New.Models: Prices from Other Handkerchiefs from 5 to 50 each Ptogf
$150? tO' $7.95 I Handkerchiefs in Boxes 10c to $1.50 $05 tO $7.50
Sweet Grass and Ribbon
29c to $1.25
Ivory Manicure pieces 15c and 25c
Ivory Hand Mirrors at -, ,$2.50
Ivory Powder Jars and Hair
Receivers at ... 50c
Well Known in Ocala, and Coming to
the Temple Friday Night, Dec.
. 28, with Coburn's Minstrels
boys in the back room of a synagogue,
after public school hours, swaying
back and forth in concert as they
shouted out long passages from tht
Talmud; of the girls in the sewing
classes listening hungrily to stories,
with their quick racial response to
Her own imagination quickened,
she felt deeply moved, and humble to
address them thinking of their eag eagerness
erness eagerness for knowledge, their passion passionate
ate passionate desire to be young Americans
these poor children from many lands.
Most of our people are responding
nobly to the calls of the Red Cross,
and are readily handing out the mon money
ey money to Tielp this noble organization. We
are sorry to see, however, that some,
who perhaps don't know what they
are talking about, are trying to cast
reflections on its work, its organiza organization
tion organization and its ways of raising money.
There is a world-wide volume of tes testimony,,
timony,, testimony,, going up to heaven from the
saddest places of the earth, as to the
merit of its -work. There may b
some "coffee coolers" in the organi organization;
zation; organization; among hundreds of thousands
of men and women there are bound
to be some grafters and slackers, but
few there are in proportion to the
magnitude of the service the Red
Cross is doing. We have some mighty
good specimens of its workers "here
in town the busy, self-denying wom women
en women and girls who ate freely giving
their time and efforts to raising mon money
ey money for the cause; and they all have
work at home to do, too. It is al almost
most almost sacrilege in these days to decry
the work of the Red Cross, whose
sign of mercy stands next in honor
to our country's flag.
. A private soldier from Camp
Wheeler says that in various places
in the company streets, of the camp
are shoe-shine stands, owned and
operated by soldiers who want to
make a little extra money. Thes
soldiers shine shoes for anybody who
comes along, their officers their com comrades
rades comrades or civilians. Sometimes one of
them will take his box and go to an
officer's tent to shine the officer's
shoes, being generally paid double
price for. so. doing. He doesn't have
to do this work he does it for the
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money in it, and nobody, in the camp
thinks anything about it. The said
soldier also says that among the prir
vate soldiers it is considered an i
honor to be an officer's orderly, that'
the officers pick out the most intelli- j
gent and smartest looking men for
the work, and that a pri ate always
puts in a lot of extra time brushing
up his clothes and polishing his
equipment if he thinks he stands a
chance of being selected as an order orderly.
ly. orderly. Army camps are generally good
places, but there, is a whole lot about
them that a civilian doesn't under under-st?nd,
st?nd, under-st?nd, and would make a muddle of if
he had the power to change it.
The Star acknowledges the receipt
of a neat and interesting little book booklet,
let, booklet, yclept the "Premium List, Rules
and Regulations of the Sixth Annual
Lake County School Fair and Agri Agricultural
cultural Agricultural Exhibit, at Tavares, Five
Big Days, Jan. 23 to Feb. 1, 1918.'
With the booklet is an invitation to
attend the said, fair, which we hope
to be able to accept, for Lake county
is one of the prettiest portions of the
earth, and we know a fair adequately
representing it must be something
A wealthy Philadelphia lawyer who I
died recently willed $12,000 annually j
to the president's wife, because the!
"president of the United States re
ceives such a miserable pittance for
the man holding the greatest position
At a meeting of the Wholesale
Bakers' Association in New York city
it was said that every bakeshop in the
country would be forced to close if j
there was strict compliance with the
food administration's order for one one-pound,
pound, one-pound, seven-cent loaves.
One brave young man in a trnining
camp, writing to a friend at home,
laments the fact that he won't be able
to give any Christmas presents this
year. He and his comrades needn't
worry. They are giving themselves,
with a generosity unexcelled..
Congressman Miller is what is call
ed in army circles a "guardhouse
lawver." He admirably suits the
slackers, but is a nuisance to hard hardworking
working hardworking officers and is viewed with
amused contempt by the enlisted men.
Done by Weihe Company, the j
Ocala Jewelers. 18
PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL
When you have plumbing or elec
ktrical contracting, let us furnish you
estimates. No job too large and none
too small, tf H. W. Tucker.
Dennison's White Tissue Paper on
sale at Gerig's Drug Store. 18
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
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING HEADQUARTERS
Put Christmas Thrift
Here's the solution for you r Christ-mas-gift
problem '. It is safe, sane and
utterly patriotic: By adopting it and.
interesting your family in it, you 11 be
showing the right spirit. It means that
You can demonstrate Thrift." 1
You can preserve. th& 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
U. 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.
Munroe & Chambliss
UNBREAKABLE CHARACTER D0LIS $1.25
Ladies Neckwear in Great Abundance 25c
The Latest Parasol Novelty Looks tike
a Work Bag When Closed Qn r a
Parasol When Open -u VoJOM
RIBBONS OF ALL KINDS 10c to $2.50 YARD.
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Born of the clouds and darkness,
Of the frost and early snow,
When the summer blooms have faded,
The beautiful Christ flowers blow.
All through the budding springtime,
All through the summer's heat,
All through the autumn's glory
They hide their blossoms sweet.
But when the earth is lonely
And the bitter north winds blow,
With a smile of cheer for the dear old
The Christmas blossoms blow.
Sweet as the dream of summer,
White as the drifting snow;
When our hearts are filled with griev grieving,
ing, grieving, The beautiful Christ flowers blow.
Not all the. south wind's wooing
Opens their secret heart,
Slender they grow and stately,
Guarding their life apart;
But when the earth is dreary
And heavy clouds hang low,
With their tender cheer for the way wayworn
worn wayworn year
The Christmas blossoms blow.
Sweetest of all consolers!
Fairest of flowers that grow!
When hopes and flowers have faded
The beautiful Christ flowers blow.
Bright in the cottage windows,
Sweet in the darkened room,
.Fair in the shortened sunlight,
Cheering the dusky gloom.
Oh, when our hearts are lonely
And cloud3 of care hang low,
What blessed cheer for our dying
The Christmas blossoms blow!
Silver Tea and Christmas Sale
The silver tea and fancy work sale
given by the ladies of the Christian
church Thursday afternoon at the
home of Miss Mamie Taylor was a
mosi enjoyaDie and successful one,;
being well attended by many friends
of all the other congregations.
The visitors were welcomed by Rev.
and Mrs. C. E. Wyatt, Miss Taylor,
Mrs. E. H. Martin and Mrs., J. E.
Chace. In the living room the two
fancy work tables were presided over
by Mrs. II. W. Tucker, Mrs. Whitfield,
Mrs. Wetherbee and Miss Marcella
McLean. Nearly all of the Christmas
articles were sold, the sale of them
and the silver offering amounting to
$35, which greatly pleased those in
charge, owing to the many demands
at this season. s
The callers then went into the
pretty dining room, where the table
was laid with a handsome cover and
centered with a silver "basket of yel yellow
low yellow chrysanthemums. Fruit parfait
with whipped cream and cakes, hot
tea and wafers were served by Mrs.
Wilbur Smith, Misses .Helen Jones,
Theo and Virginia Beckham, Louise
Spencer, Carolyn Borden and Annie
, The For getter v
The girl with a good memory is not
nearly- as lovable as the girl with a
good forgetter. Unknown.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Hilands and Mr
and Mrs. W. S. Hilands have returned
from a brief visit in Jacksonville.
Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Camp returned
home yesterday from a two days' visit
to Jacksonville relatives.
Mr. Lynn Sanders came from the
University of Florida yesterday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon to spend tie holidays with his
Miss Josephine Steed, who is teach teaching
ing teaching in Miami this winter, leaves there
this afternoon for DeLand'to spend
the holidays with her mother.
Miss Katie May Eagleton of the
Woman's College at Tallahassee, is at
home to spend the holidays with her
sister, uncle and aunts. ;
Miss Isabelle Mays left this after afternoon
noon afternoon for Columbia, S. C, to spend
her Christmas" vacation with college
Miss Ava Lee Edwards returned
home this .morning from the Wom Woman's
an's Woman's College to spend the holidays
with her parents.
Miss Mildred Essex was among the
Ocala contingent returning home this
morning from, the Woman's College
at Tallahassee. 1
Miss Ella Lytle and little niece,
Doris Robinson, 'returned to their
home in Jacksonville this afternoon
after a four days vifit.to Mrs. H. B.
Clarkson and family.
Miss Louise Sanders is expected to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow from Lake Helen, where she
is teaching this year, to spend the
holidays with her aunt, Mrs. G. W.
Martin and family and Mrand Mrs.
Usher Norwood and little son.
In mentioning Mrs. Hood's three
nephews who have received commis commissions
sions commissions we should also have mentioned
the fourth, Mr. Olaf Zewadski of the
aviation corps, who is now supposed
to be in France.
Mr. Leroy Bridges, who attends
the university in Gainesville, arrived
home yesterday to spend the holi holidays
days holidays wit hhis parents, Capt. arfd Mrs.
T. E. Bridges.
Mrs. H. H. Holcomb and Miss.
Katherine Livingston were in charge
of Red Cross affairs in Gerig's drug drugstore
store drugstore yesterday-afternoon and were
The Ocala friends of Mr. Joe Bor Borden,
den, Borden, who is in Uncle Sana's service at
Norfolk, regret. to hear he has been
ill and in the ho'spital J;here for near nearly
ly nearly a week.
Star readers will be interested to
hear of the arrival in PeLand on Nov.
26th df a very handsome little son at
the home of Mr and Mrs. Clifford
Eotts.. This little man has been nam named
ed named Trueman Arthur Botts, and .jnany
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GHWSTMAS Bmaim CLUB
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The Reasons for
Christinas 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.
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WHAT THE DIFFERENT CLUBS WILL PAY YOU
lc. Club 2c. Club 5c. Club I lOc Club 50c. Club $1.00 Club $5.00 Club J X Ciub
' Payments i Payments Payments Payments Payments Payments Payments 1
1st WEEK .'lc. j 1st WEEK: .lc. 1st WEEK .5c. 1st "WEEK ..... 10c 1st WEEK 50c. 4st WEEK $1.00 1st WEEK. .$5.00 FOB
2nd WEEK...... 2c. 2nd WEEK.. 4c. 2nd WEEK 10c. 2nd WEEK ..... 20c. 2nd WEEK. 50c. 2nd WEEK .... $1.00 2nd WEEK $5.00 ?
3rd WEEK .....3c. i 3rd WEEK 6c. 3rd WEEK 15c. 3rd WEEK 30c. 3rd WEEK 50c. 3rd WEEK .... $1.00 3rd WEEK $5.00 Co M
Increase Every Week Increase Every Week Increase Every Week Increase Every Week Deposit 50c Every Deposit $1.00 Every : Deposit' $5.00 Every vA" V5 V
by lc. Total in 5(T by 2c. Total in 50 by 5c. Total in 50 by 10c. Total in 50 Week Total in 50 Week Total in 50 l Week Total in 50 j. t
Weeks Weeks Weeks .Weeks Weeks. Weeks. Weeks. I 10
$12.75 $25.50 $63.75 $127.50 $25.00-. 1 $50.00 $250.00 OR ANY AMOUNT.
YOU CAN BEGIN WITH THE LARGEST PAYMENT FIRST AND DECREASE YOUR PAYMENTS EACH WEEK
COIE IP3 J01P3 TODY
WE PAY 4 PER CENT INTEREST IN OUR CHRISTMAS BANKING CLUB
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Ocala friends will be interested in his
career as his grandmother, -Mrs. Anna
Tweedy and his mother have friends
here in great numbers.
Ocala friends of Miss Meta Jewett,
now of LaG range, Ga., are interested
to hear that she is to spend the next
two Keeks with t Mr. and Mrs. San San-ford
ford San-ford Jewett and daughters in Lake
land. Miss Jewett will also visit Mr.
and Mrs. Stephen Jewett in Ocala
before returning to Ocala.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Zewadski
expect to leave Sjinday for Tampa to
; visit Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Zewadski
and baby. Mr. W. K. Zewadski will
go down Monday and return with Mr.
1 C. B. Zewadski the latter part of next
Among the important questions confronting the average fam family
ily family at this time isthe one of Christmas Cakes. This is the time
that an up-to-date live BAKERY is more appreciated thanin
ordinary times. Our facilites are exceptionally fine for making
all kinds of Christmas goods for our customers, and the cost will
likely be less than if you made them up in your home. Read
over this list and let us have your orders at once.
Raisin Cake -Pound
t ir Mnvited" to call at our place and see the sanitary man manner
ner manner in which our gocds are prepared.
Ocala - Florida
week, but Mrs. Zewadski will spend
several weeks there.
Miss Theo Wallis is expected home
tonight from Jupiter near Palm
Beach, where she is teaching domestic
science, to spend the Christmas holi holidays.
days. holidays. Mrs. T. H. Wallis, Mr. Tom
Wallis and Miss Theo will motor to
Jupiter after the holidays, Mr. Wallis
returning in a few days by rail but
Mrs. Wallis expects to spend a month
with her daughter. Mr. and Mrs. J.
J. Blalock will stap with their broth brother
er brother and little sister during Mrs. Wallis'
Miss Gladys Martin arrived home
early this morning from Tallahassee,
to spend the hblidays with he -par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Martin and
sister, Mrs. W. M. Wilson and inter interesting
esting interesting little children of Texas.
Mrs. Neil Weathers and three chil
dren of Short Hills,. N. J., will arrive
here this afternoon, to spend the win
ter with Mr. and' Mrs. B. A. Weath Weathers.
ers. Weathers. They will be accompanied by
Mr. Weathers, who will return home
after the holidays.
Mr. Cameron Gamsby, an Ocala
boy now residing with his parents in
Chattanooga, Tenn., arrived m the
city Thursday afternoon to spend the
holidays with his grandmother, Mrs.
Gamsby and the Misses Gamsby.
(Continued on Fourth Page)
uncle's death. The funeral was held
Thursday at Anthony. School start started
ed started again Monday morning.
Mr. Capron Smith of, Lacota at attended
tended attended the dance at Mr. Freymuth's
We are showing the handsomesv
seventy-five cnt boxes of Stationery
in all. colors that we've ever had.
Gerig's -Drug Store. 18
Cameos and Pendants. Wrist
Watches. THE BOOK SHOP. 3t
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
We have a beautiful line of station stationery
ery stationery for Christmas or regular use. The
Court Pharmacy. tf
We Have the Equipment and '."Ability
To serve you as you ought to b servied, and when you are not let us
ask you again, to let us know, for thit is the only way we can accomplish
Of course, sometimes, little thing go wrong, but they ar-j not inten intentional,
tional, intentional, and, if you will call us up, they will be corrected IMMEDIATELY.
Ocala Ice & Packing. Co,
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.
t lr -A
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
Your Christmas Shopping
- J. E. ALLEMAND
Next Door to Express Office.
OCALA -r FLORIDA
Fort King, Dec. 19. Mrs. Walter
Atkinson and children have just re returned
turned returned from a week's visit to rela relatives
tives relatives in Georgia.
Mr. Hudgens 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
Messrs. C. L. Young and J. E.
Whaley have had a new well drilled.
Mr. Fred Neil, who was the opera
tor here at. Silver Springs junction,
has joined the colors and is with the
signal corps at Fort Screven, Ga.
, 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 dancing
ing dancing were Misses Janie and Lily Clay Clayton,
ton, Clayton, Martha and Vercie Whaley, Eva
and Lessie Freyermuth and Mary
Usry, Messrs. Tom Clayton, Will
Hinton, Roy Smoak, Van Liddon and
Clinton Curry and Paul Rawls of Fel Fellowship,
lowship, Fellowship, and Charlie and Johnnie
Reeves and Anderson Beck of Evin
ston. The dancing room was decor decorated
ated decorated with Christmas holly and the
national colors, red, white and blue.
Mrs. Turner and fo'ur children of
Tennessee have come to make their
home through the winter with her
parents, Dr. and Mrs. Pete.
The school children will have a
Christmas exercise at the school
house Friday afternoon.
Miss Pearl Forbes had to close the
school Thursday on account of her
1 Model 37 five-passenger
Buick Touring Car. Electric
Lights and Starter
1 1916 Model five-passenger
Maxwell Touring Car. Electric
Lights and Start- OCC
1 Chevrolet Baby Grand
($950 Model) cut down "Speed "Speedster."
ster." "Speedster." Ele'ctric COCA
Lights and Starter.
11911 Model conn
Cadillac Truck .... PUU
B. F. CONDON
STORAGE BATTERY SERVICE
ANY STORAGE BATTERY EE-CHARGED OR
Special attention to Prest-o-Lite Batteries in Maxwell Cars. Bring
me your Battery Work. Charger Reasonable and Service First Class.
YGNGE'S BATTERY SERVICE
MAXWELL STATION OCALA, FLORIDA
; A. E. GERIG
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OCALA EVENING STAR. FRIDAY, DlCEZIBEll 21. Wjr
in town today.
CI -;rig V )rug Store.
Mr. II. S. Hall is home from a ten
days' business trip in. Baltimore,
Washington and Jacksonville.
Chesapeake Bay Oysters received
? jjy i t the DelicaVssen Shop, Ocala
liousc- U;cfc. 17-tf
- Private Thos. J. Sellars of Com Company
pany Company -A, alter a few days,at home,
It; ft' tli is afternoon for Camp Wheeler.
the- Fort McCoy section. A special
train on the Oklawaha Valley road
hauled out six cars yesterday.
Chisholm, the negro on trial ifor
killing Mr. Briggs at Homosassa a
year and a half ago, was found
guilty of manslaughter : in circuit
court today. Court has adjourned un
til after the holidays.
What can you think of that the
wife would appreciate more for a
Christmas gift than a nice set of
aluminum kitchen ware. Mclver and
Mac Kay. N eod
A. full assortment of the famous
PAKIIO Seedtape. Just the thing for
the small fall garden. Ocala Seed
KV.ntinuwL'frorn Third Pajre
Kodak Albums, 35 cents to $4, at
THE BOOK SHOP.
After a briel furlough at his home
;it lieUeview," Rex Nichols left today
to join his comrades at Camp Wheel
Private Everett Clayton, who has
been home several '.weeks '. f on sick
leave, U-ft today to rejoin his company
at Camp : feeler.
nd3 of Mr. Emmett Crook
. -' 1.1 i ,i. i i.
are ir, teres tea to near. mac ne is now
with the regular artillery stationed at
San Antonio, Texas.
, .. m
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
i itr;,n specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
T; it. Law .Library .Building, Ocala,
Dr. l, C. Dozier today received his
corned, -ion us captain in the medical
corps of the United State sarmy. He
ha?, however, riot yet received in instructions
structions instructions to report for duty.
I e I; milk, tlewett Dairy, at the
Delicatessen Shop, 15c. quart. 12-tf
Messrs. L. Effron and B. Magill, of
Ta m pa, with M r. B. Goldman of
avc purchased the machinery
of tli 8 ,o!d Southern .Turpentine Com
piiny retort and will proceed to moYfi
same to Tampa. Lake Butler News.
Our genuine Parisian White Ivory
Manicure Sets, -Mirrors, Combs, and
iVu '!! -3 are on display. See them.
Anti-Monopoly Drug Store. 12-8t
Mr. M. Bearmon, one of the popu popular
lar popular knifrbts of the grip who makes
tin-; territory ,is assisting at the Gold Gold-rr,?.x
rr,?.x Gold-rr,?.x store'daring the holiday rush, as
ui5 lif'en his custom for the past five
Corporal Seton Hardee of Company
A,, who has been in ill health for some
time, has been invalided home, and
will arrive today or tomorrow. He
will not re required to serve again un until
til until entirely well.
' Bungalow Lights' at THE BOOK
SHOP. v 3t
Odd pieces of furniture, bric-a-brac,
art pictures, etc., make most suitable
Christmas gifts. Mclver and Mac Mac-Kay.
Kay. Mac-Kay. eod
Chairman R. Hudson Burr of the
railroad commission, Dozier Devane,
the commission's new attorney, and
Captain Bushnell, estimator of prop property
erty property for the "same body, are here to to-day,
day, to-day, before Special Master McCona McCona-thy,
thy, McCona-thy, trying to figure ways and means
by which the Oklawaha railroad can
Ke kept running. ;
Glass Baskets, a limited supply, at
THE BOOK SHOP. : : 3t
Chesapeake Bay Oysters received
dailj at the Delicatessen Shop, Ocaia
House block. 17- JT
A cedar chest, writing desk,, book
case, "fraylo" light, or rug would
make a splendid Christmas present
for him, and one which he would ap appreciate.
preciate. appreciate. Mclver & MacKayV eod
The friends of Lieut. Robert An An-(terror.,
(terror., An-(terror., now instructing new troops
at Camp Gordon, will Le gratified to
barn he is making good scores with
the field .'funs, on the artillery range
at Marietta. He will be scoring on
the Hum? iri,a,few months.
Nunnnlly's.-. Candies '(the standard
of the South) a limited auantity at
Gerig's Drug Store. 18
The- Davenny Festival Quintet gave
an excellent performance at the Tern
pie to a rather small but well-pleased
audience last evening It is a pity
that the people do not give, these ly-
ceum performances full houses. They
always give the very best for the
Have you seen those Tuck Christ Christmas
mas Christmas Cards, at Gerig's Drug Store. 18
Many of the ladies have been tak
ing advantage of the holiday special
sale now in progress at the Affleck
Millinery Parlor, Ocala House block.
The Southern Express Company
has fallen into the practice of putting
the Temple theater and the Stars
dramatic critic up in tne air every
Friday. The Bluebird story, "My Lit
tie Boy," billed for thip .afternoon ana
evening did not arrive. Instead -the
Temple will have "The Sign of the
Poppy," iry which Herbert Henly
features, alsoiiie Hearst-Pathe News.
Tomorrow Dorothy Dalton in the;
"Ten of Hearts" will appear at the
matinee and "My Little Boy" will be
run during the evening. 0
The best flashlight made is the
Everready Daylo. I can furnish you
with one for your vest pocket or in
large? sizes. B. F.4 Condon, Merchants'
Block, Phone 129, 19-tf
Mr. J. Pearson Moody of StJ Augus Augustine,
tine, Augustine, is in the city. He is purchasing
tics for the East.jQoast Railway, and
X; --IfTi-c Contracts in-this county in
Father or' son would be delighted
to receive one of those attractive
shaving sets safety or pld style raz razors.
ors. razors. Mclver & MacKay. eo4
li M''W a universally acknowkdged "necessity. No business man is
punaro.1 to meet th daily affairs of his business if he is not pro-
::''-;1 With :" -,: ''
Vc represent not only the best -fire insurance companies," but
alo the highest class INDEMNITY -AND BONDING concerns in
the wor?d..Talk is over with us.
m, itSJSL ogAla, FlA. Ii
Two Dances DuringrQiristmas Week
The "A club which has given so
many delightful and informal aifai
during the past six weeks, has issued
verbal invitations to a dance which it
will give Christmas eve at the Ocala
Another dance which is also looked
forward to with great pleasure is the
one to be given Christmas night at
the Woman's Club by the members of
the L. D. D. club, a new one which has
been recently organized, The mem member!
ber! member! of this club who are today phon
ing their friends the-welcome news of
another dance are Misses Sara De De-hon,
hon, De-hon, Louise and Loureen Spencer,
Ethel and Elizabeth Horne, Annie
UBenton Fuller, Sidney Perry and Theo
and Virginia Beckham.
"My Little Boy"
The Blue Bird film story under tht,
above ittle is the Temple attraction
today. The story combines the idea
advanced in Dickens' "Christmas
Carol," and the main point of Eugene
Fields' "Little Boy Blue." It is a
most affecting and effective Christmas
story. With it is the Hearst-Pathe
News, every number of which is tak taken
en taken direct from the tremendoua history
that every day is making.
Mr. John Tarver arrived home to
day from Camp Wheeler to spend his
five days furlough with his parents
Mrs. Elmer DeCamp will leave this
afternoon for Stamford, Conn., to
spend the Christmas holidays with
her mother and sisters.
.Mrs. C. C. Bailey left the other day
for Memphis, where, she will spend a
few days with an aunt before going on
to join her husband in Texas
.. ... ..
Mr. Henry Floyed of Albany, Ga.,
is here to spend the -holidays with his
mother, Mrs. R. H. Purdom,' and his
brother, Foster will arrive Monday.
Mr. M. V. Liddell is expected Sun
day from Chicago to spend a week
with his wife and little son at the
home of -Mr. Liddell's aunt, Miss
Masters Bob and .James Chace re
turned home yesterday afternoon
from college in Pennsylvania to spend
the holidays with their parents, Mayor
and Mrs. J. E ChaCe arid family.
Mrs. George Ford is expected this
afternoon from Jacksonville to spend
the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. B. Ai
Weathers and family. Mr. Ford will
arrive Monday for a visit of several
, Mr. Herman Stapleton, who attends
the University of Florida, Jeft Ocala
oday after a brief visit to Alfred
Green. Mr. Stapleton is on his way
home -to Arcadia, where he will spend
the holidays. T
The thirty pupils in one of the sixth
grades brought money f donations this
morning amounting tov $5.20, which
will go towards making the orphans
at the children's home in Jacksonville
have a hjrppy Christmas?
Prof. Wilbur ; Carlton of Offord,
Ga., who visits his sister, Mrs. H. M.
Hampton here, arrived yesterday in
Arcadia to spend the holidays with
his father, Mr.H. E. Carlton and
We have found it impossible to! get
up the entertainment we had planned
fox the Sunday school of the First
Presbyterian church for Friday eve evening
ning evening of this week. But therekwill be
some special exercises Sunday morn
ing at the Sunday school hour, and
the offerings for Armenian and Sy Syrian
rian Syrian relief will be made at that
time. Every member of the school
will please bring an offeringto help
save tne starving women and cnil cnil-dren
dren cnil-dren in Armenia and Syria,
Jno. R. Herndon.
See our line of MANICURE SETS
before buying your Christmas pres
ents. We can save you money
A few Khaki Goods left to
fro mat Gerig's Drug Store.
' SERVICE A LA CARTE
8 A. M. to 7:30 P. M.
N. MainSt.,. Opposite PostofBce
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 & SON
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM
ILAR LOCAL NEEDS
RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25a; three times 50c; six times
75c.; one month $3. Payable in. advance-
DR. D. M. BONEY
I especially offer my services to tLe
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail-ordexs.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg
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 76 x 112 in sec second
ond second ward also nice residence lot at
$200. W. W. Condon. 21-tf
240 ACRES FINE HAMMOCK
close to town v
J. H. Brinson Ocala
WANTED Old False Teeth. Don't
matter if broken. I pay $2 to $15 per
set. Send by parcel post and receive
cb.eck by return mall; L. MAZER,
2007 S. Fifth Avenue, Philadelphia,
FOR RENT The' residence known,
as th Rawls home on Nonth Sanchez
street. All modern improvements.
Appl to C. Rheinauer. 11-26-tf
FORD BARGAIN A 1914 model
Ford touring car; no top; in good
mechanical condition. For sale at the
Maxwell Agency, Ocala, Fla. 3-tf
WANTED Hogs and cattle. Highest
market prices paid, f. o. b. loading
point Let us quote you prices before
i, a t l l TT
you sen. mcranie a nagiana, xiar xiar-rington
rington xiar-rington Hall hotel, Ocala. mon-thur
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 HOME
I have, a number of houses you can
I buy that way at N
$10 A MONTH
call and see my list of houses from
L M MURRAY
Room 5 Holder B!k. Ocala, Fla.
In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining ro-m service
second to none.'-.
HATES From $1.50 per day per person to $0.
OBiatTM. MEYER, i. E. KAVANAUGH
":" Proprietor. ..'..;..,;" "-;. "-- Maar.
1 K, k: f
Mr. and ( Mrs. R. L. Anderson ex expect
pect expect v to leave tomorrow or Sunday,
for Atlanta. They hope to have as
their guests in that city Christmas
their two sons, Robert and Pat, two
young lieutenants of Camp Gordon.
Many Ocala friends who were ex expecting
pecting expecting to welcome Mr. Norton Davis
home tonight are disappointed to hear
that Mr. Davis received a letter, from
him today saying he was in quaran quarantine
tine quarantine and will be unable to spend the
holidays at home.
Many friends of Mrs. Richard Mc Mc-Conathy
Conathy Mc-Conathy are sorry to hear she has
been quite sick with grip since last
Saturday. There was a bad railroad
wreck near Shelbyville, Ky., last
night and it js reported that Mrs.
McCpnathy's niece and nephew were
instantly killed. We have not been
able to get any particulars, nor to
ascertain their names, but understand
these two young people visited Mrs.
McConajthy here several years ago.
The entire city grieves with Judge
and Mrs. McConathy as the young
lives taken so suddenly at this other?
wise joyful season were very dear to
PHONES 47, 104, 305
A. C L. SCHEDULE
SAlMT'LEg, PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA
eOAEDIHCMOL- FOB YOUNG GENTLEMEII
Courses in Classics,
ience and Commerce: Also
Primary Department- Send for Catalogue.
RevSF Benedict, Director.;
OPENS TOR THE FALL TERM, VjNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 1917.
Trains of the Atlantic Coast Lim
will arrive and depart in Ocal at thf
following times t 4
No. 10,' Lieesburg -to Jacksonville
5:40 a. m.
No. 151, Ocala to Wilcox, Monday
Wednesday and Friday, ):10 a. m.
No. 35, Ocala to Lakeland (Sunny
Jim), Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, 6:40 a. m.
No. 141, Wilcox, Gainesville and
Palatka to Ocala, 11:15 a. m.
No. 40, St. Petersburg to Jackson
ville, 12:54-1:14 p. m.
No. 48, Homosassa to Ocala, 1:05
No. 49, Ocala to Homosassa, 2:2c
No. 32, Lakeland to Ocala (Sunny
Tim), Tuesday, Thursday and Satur
day. 9:50 p. m
i No. 39, Jacksonville to St. Peters
burg 2:36-2:40 p. m.
No. 140, Ocala to Palatka, Gaines
ville and Wilcox, 4:10 4). m-
. Done .by Weihe
On Hoffman Press
No Glossy Finish
Just Phone 101
OCALA FRATERMAL ORDERS
To Oiir CestomeFS
Facts are hereby submitted tor your
car eful consideration.
We are engaged in a serious war.
Business must adapt itself to war con conditions.
ditions. conditions. The business of 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-
ers to pay cash tor their supply ot
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 tb-day.
Talula Lodere 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, Lv. Colbert, -Secretary.
OCALA LODGE-NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
Ocala. Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even
ings m each month. Visiting breth
ren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
U. W. Hunter, K. 1C.
K. J. Crook. Secretary.
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort Kin'g Camp No. 14 meets at
the K. of P. tyall at 7:30 p. m. every
second and tfourtn .rhaay. visiting
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
- T. D. Lancaster, C. C.
Ch.w K. Sage, Clerk
: OCALA, FLORIDA
CAPITAL STOCK S50,000:00.
State, County and City Depository
MIRIAM REBEKAH LODGE. NO. 15
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 'it
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.
MARION-DUNN MASONTC LODGE
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.
Jke Brown, Secretary.
II. M. Weathers, W. M.
KNIGHTS O PtTlilAS
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday night at 7:3G
at the Castle HalJ, over the James
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
to visiting brothers.
i G. A. Nash, C. C.
CLa. K. Sage. K. of R S.
R. A. M. CHAPTER NO. 13
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and H. C. Kennu
Look jot the famous
"Dear Dad Your tobacco' received
yesterday, and, believe me it was like
a message from Heaven, . Bull
Durham was as good to us as a rheal
is to a hungry man..
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TRANSFER & STORAGE
In Central Florida
Our. Equipment is at Your Service
and for Your Convenience. If you will
Help Us We will Make it the Best in
the State. We Expect to 3Iake the
Service Prompt, the Price Reasonable,
and "Everybody Happy." If We Don't,
TeU Us and Well "Come Across.-
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Dealers in BEAVER BOARD
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
fourth Friday in every month at 8 p.
m. s- B. C. Webb, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
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.
In Active Service with the American Expeditionary Force
September 12. 1917
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
Sausage Makers' Repartee.
An old story which is being revived
nowadays concerns two rival sausage
makers. They lived on opposite sides
of a certain street in London, and one
day one of them placed over his shop
the legend, "We sell sausages to the
gentry and nobility 6f the country."
The next day, tver the way, appeared
the sign, "We sell sausages to the gen gentry
try gentry and nobility of the whole .coun .country."
try." .country." Not to be outdone, the rival put
up what he evidently regarded as a
final statement, namely: "We sell sau sausages
sages sausages to the king." Next day there
appeared over the door of the first
sausage maker the simple expression
of loyalty, "God save the king."
Hailstorm Insurance In Germany.
Hailstorm insurance Is more exten extensively
sively extensively carried on in Germany than In
any other country. During the last
45 years the German hail Insurance
companies have collected the enormous
sum of 1,144,799,000 marks (mark
23.8 cents). In premiums, and have
paid out 902,426.000 marks In Indemni Indemnities.
ties. Indemnities. During the year 1915 the com companies
panies companies realized a profit of 7,999.975
marks, which was much In excess of
their average earnings, and the busi business
ness business of the year showed an Increase
In insured values of 404.000,000 roarka
of a Nation
sy Guaranteed by
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Candlesticks, several- tyles.
Thermos lunch kits or bottles.
Nothing better for a Christmas gift.
Thje Court Pharmacy. tf
Manicure Sets, the good kind with
real steel in the files and knives, at
Gerig's Drug Store. g
Penny Christmas Cards at Gerig's