Weather Forecast: Much colder to tonight;
night; tonight; 15 to 20 degrees in north por portion;
tion; portion; 20 to 22 in the central; near
freezing in south.
AT THE SAME TIME, MIDDLE VESI STRICKEN BU8UM
VJHICH IS DRIVItIG IIS WAT EASTWARD
Washington, Jan. 12 With the en-
tire South in the grip of the worst
snow and sleet storm of the winter,
reports received here today showed
that the tornadoes which swept thru
Eastern Alabama and Central Geor Georgia
gia Georgia late yesterday caused the death
of sixteen people and injured more
Wire communications today over a
great area is palayzed. It is thought
that the high winds and sleet are the
chief causes of isolation and little or
no damage resulted in the larger
cities along the South Atlantic coasi.
HIT CAMP WHEELER
Macon, Jan. 11. A tornado struck
Camp Wheeler and Central City Park
late this afternoon, ureat damage
has been done at the park. Several
persons were injured.
All lines to Camp Wheeler are
down. The extent of damage at the
camp cannot be ascertained at pres present.
ent. present. CHICAGO IS ISOLATED
Chicago, Jan. 12. Chicago is solat solat-ed
ed solat-ed from rail communication by one of
the worst blizzards in its history. Its
business is paralyzed. The tempera temperature
ture temperature is .14 below.
WHY IS THIS PERMITTED?
Loyal men and women can't help
doubting the wisdom' of. s our govern government
ment government in permitting such things as are
told of in the following from the New
Violation of the Sunday closing laws
anti-American and pro-
German declarations in several well
known German "wein stubes" in New
York are shown in a report of a spe special
cial special investigator made public by the
American Alliance for Labor and
Democracy who went to the places on
Sunday, December 23, 1917.
The saloons inspected were those
on the south side of Eighth-sixth
street, east of Second avenue; in Sec Sec-between
between Sec-between Seventy-ninth
and Eightieth streets, and in Second.
avenue, near Eighty-third street, in i
all of them the investigator found;
many Germans drinking beer and j
wine and discussing the war from the
Hun standpoint. German was the
only language spoken by customers,
-waiters, bartenders and proprietors.
The proprietors did not attempt to
check un-American expressions made
Gloat OVer American Disasters
According to the report, "the habit habitues
ues habitues of these establishments seem to
delight in repeating every bit of gos gossip
sip gossip concerning American inefficiency
in the war; they gloat over every
catastrophe to Americans and the Al Allies;
lies; Allies; they magnify every loss; they
. openly and flagrantly express the
hope of Germany's ultimate success.
Tt is apparently their fervent wish to
discourage American par
t Via "wein stube." in Second
nvAmip. near Eiehtv-third street, the
investigator heard men asserting in
that the American sol-
A;a-ra -cpnt to France are not armed,
Jwere not sent to France to fight, but
I merely, to repopulate the depleted vii-
? lages)f France. Alleged shortage oi
1 Vioaw winter doth-
niuiuiiuiis, ku"-ii v- j
: n.i,' eVa nirsliins etc.. Were
gleefully recounted and applauded.
t fVo ninpp in Second avenue, be
tween Seventh-ninth and Eightieth
streets, the investigator heard a Ger German
man German Knnfit. in a loud voice that he had
helped in the destruction of the
machinery on the steamships Vater Vater-land
land Vater-land and Kronprinzessin Cecelie, and
tell exactly how it had been accom accomplished.
plished. accomplished. Even Songs are Disloyal
In the place in East Eighty-sixth'
street, near Second avenue, which,
the investigator says, "is the meeting
place of the elite Germans in the
JJJE IflHIin Lll..BEIi.m RGUET Fi
the South and
President Carranza's Mission to Nip Nippon
pon Nippon Paid a Call in a
t Pacific Port
; Associated Pres3)
A Pa-in Port. Jan. 12. The Jao-
anese ship carrying the mission sent
by President Carranza oi Mexico, to
Japan for the alleged purpose of
negotiating a treaty between the two
countries, also for ; arranging for the
purchase by Mexico of arms and 'am 'ammunition
munition 'ammunition for the Mexican army, has
arrived here, according to a local
BURNED 13 BOYS
Awful Calamity at the Dwight Indian
Training School in
Muskogee; Okla., Jan. 12. Thirteen
Indian boys were burned to "death
early today in a fire which destroyed
a dormitory of the Dwight Indian
Training School at Marble City, forty
miles southeast of Muskogee. More
than 100 boys escaped.
OFFICERS OF THE LIVE
Dr. W. B. Blackman of Lake Mon Monroe,
roe, Monroe, was unanimously re-elected pres president
ident president of the Florida Live Stock Asso Association
ciation Association at the close of the meeting to tori
ri tori a v in this citv. Other officers elected
were: Mrs. 'Potter Palmer, honorary
president; Z. C. Chambliss, Ocala, lirst
vice president; .Fat Jonnson, isassim isassim-mee,
mee, isassim-mee, second vice president; Z. C. Her Her-loncr.
loncr. Her-loncr. Micanopy. third vice president;
R. W. Dunlap, Green Cove springs,
fourth -vice president: C. L. WUlough
by, Gainesville, treasurer; K. W.
Storrs, DeFumak Sprmgs, secretary,
and A. A. Coult. Jacksonville, assist
ant i secretary. Jacksonville Metrop-
Yorkville section." a cabaret show Js
given and "disloyal sentiments, tninij
veiled in song" are enunciated.
It was in this place that the mves
tigator heard a loud discussion in
which it was stated that the united
States had gone into the war to savb
her South American trade. In that
discussion it was stated that Wash-1
ington is afraid of a Russian-German
alliance and so has "hastened to sub subsidize
sidize subsidize the Russian railways so as to
control the shipment of German goods
to the east by way of Russia."
Another man declared that "so
long as Germany's trade arrange arrangements
ments arrangements hold with Scandinavia, America
wiy have to fight for her commerce.
The only question which will be left
will be that of Japan's interests,
which are puzzling, but I think they
are drifting more to the European
than to the American side."
All men who were in the conversa
tion finally agreed that the "next war
wonld be between England and Am
erica," and that "the present war
would end as soon as Italy and fc.ng
land overthrew their kings."
Any idea of the German people ov overthrowing
erthrowing overthrowing the kaiser was laughed at
as too absurd for serious considera consideration.
tion. consideration. --
Star ads. are business builder.
0CALA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1918.
The 20th Engineers, the Lumber Lumbermen's
men's Lumbermen's Regiment, needs quickly for
immediate service in France 3,000 ex experienced
perienced experienced woodsmen and lumbermen:
For Woods Work
Woods bosses, woods sawyers,
woods filers, logging teamsters, top
loaders, saddlers, wagoners, skidder skidder-men,
men, skidder-men, blacksmiths, gasoline motor
truck drivers, gasoline motor tractor
drivers, gasoline motor repair men,
stationary engineers, stationary fire firemen,
men, firemen, log scalers, tie hackers, pole and
piling men, charcoal burners, cooks,
For' Logging Railroads
Track bosses, track men, locomotive
engineers, locomotive firemen, brake brake-men,
men, brake-men, machinists, laborers.
For Saw Mills
Saw mill foremen, construction
j millwrights, operating millwrights,
machinists, sawyers, filers (circular
and inserted tooth only), carriage
men, edgermen, trigger men, station-
boilermakers, gasoline motor truck
drivers, gasoline tractor operators,
gasoline motor repair men, cooks,
mill and yard laborers.
Also a f ew, all around planing mill
mechanics and a few stenographers
experienced -ip sawmill office work.
20th ; Engineers Their Organization
and Work ':
1 Twentieth Engineers, the largest
regiment in the world, known as the
Lumbermen's Regiment, consists of
7500 men, divided into ten battalions
of 750 men each each battalion di divided
vided divided into three companies of 250 men
Their work will be in-France, where
rthey will convert forests into the var
ious requirements of the American
Engineering Corps, among which are
sawn and hewn ties, bridge timhers,
piling, telephone poles, trench planks,
pit props, lumber for cantonments
and hospitals, firewood, charcoal, etc.
' Officers How Selected
Throueh the co-operative work of
the lumbermen's committee, the for
estry bureau and the chief of engi
neer's office of the war department,
all of the commissioned officers of this
regiment have been selected from the
various lumbering districts of. the
United States, with special regard to
their practical experience as woods woodsmen,
men, woodsmen, logging railroad builders, and
operators, and sawmill operators.
Office experience and experience m
the wholesale selling of lumber has
not qualified men for selection as of officers,
ficers, officers, nor will it qualify men as pri
vates, or for consideration as non noncommissioned
commissioned noncommissioned officers in the 20th En
Requirements for Enlisted Men
Years of practical experience as
woodsmen or saw mill men is abso
lutely necessary. The quota of men
with technical forestry experience has
Grade and Rates of Pay for Enlisted
senior grade 2
junior grade ...4
Battalion sergeant major. 1
Battalion supply sergeant. 1
Sergeant-. ... 2
Wagoner .. V.2
Cooks .. .. 1
Privates, first class...... 3
Privates ............ .5
and three companies.
Company No. Pay
First sereeant -.1 $60.00
Rero-ennt first Class 4 bU.UU
Runrjlv sereeant .1 5120
Mess sergeant .1 51.20
Stable sergeant ...1 51.U
Sergeant 10 bijeu
Corooral 20 40.80
Horseshoes 1 44.00
Saddles .. .. 1 40.20
Wagoner 5 40.20
f!ftir ... 5 44.00
Bugler 2 33.00
Private, first class ..... 66 36.60
Private 132 33.00
Total enlisted, 250.
How to Enlist for Service in the Lam
Abe-bodied white men, not subject
Oklawaha Valley Line from Ocala to
Palatka Will Soon be Again
Judere Bullock Friday appointed Mr.
H. S.1 Cummins of the Rodman Lum Lumber
ber Lumber Company receiver for the Okla Oklawaha
waha Oklawaha Valley railroad. The appoint appointment
ment appointment of Mr. Cummings was endorsed
by the state railroad commission,
thru its efficient attorney,-Mr; Dozier
DeVane, who was m the city Friday.
Mr. Cummings is entirely familiar
with the situation and the needs of
the road, and will doubtless have
trains running again very soon.
to draft, 18 to 21 and 31 to 30, citizens
of the United States, with experience
as woodsmen or sawmill employees,
or any of the classes of work specified
above, can eulist at any United States
recruiting saauuii iwr s" ui
-r-. mi ix:
zvm ii.ngineers. ine recruiting unite
will iorwara wiem u a cosceausuua
camp, where they will be outfitted and
sent to '-regimental headquarters "xrt
the 20th Engineers, at Camp Ameri American
can American University, Washington; D. C.
Able-bodied white men subject to
draft, between the acres of 21 and 31
can be inducted into the 20th Engi
neers under the selective service law,
provided their number is so low thai
they do not come within the current
quota of their local board.
The local board will furnish trans transportation
portation transportation as provided in section 170,
selective service regulations, and with
meal tickets covering travel to regi regimental
mental regimental headquarters, 20th Engineers,
Camp American University, Washing Washington,
ton, Washington, D. C.
However, men subject to draft must
obtain permission to enlist in the 20th
Engineers, and this permission is
granted only to men who are qualified
bv reason of experience in woods or
sawmill work or the other branches of
work specified above.
Men who consider themselves auali
fied and desiring to enlist in the lum
bermen's units, of the 20th Engineers,
should write or wire Major C. E.
Clark, Office of the Chief of Engi
neers, Room 25,' War Department,
Washington, D. C, advising their age,
full name and address, number of
vears experience in woods, sawmill oi
other classes of work specified obove:
also class of work they are best quali qualified
fied qualified to perform.
Upon receipt of this telegram or
etter if applicant properly qualifies
the papers necessary for induction
into the service, will be mailed to ap-
3000 Men Wanted for Auxiliary Road
and Bridge Building Units
Supplemental to the Lumbermen's
Regiment, there will be formed auxil-
ary unit batalions of highway con
struction men, the 41st, 42nd and 43rd
Auxiliary Forestry Batalions. To
qualify in these road and bridge
building battalions, men should be
skilled in the following work:
Road, buildine. bridee building, op
eraling rock crushers, operating road
rollers, driving motor trucks, ordi
nary road laborers.
Same grades and rates of pay foi
enlisted men as shown above.
How to Enlist in the Auxiliary Road
Same rules apply for enlistment in
the 41st, 42nd and 43rd Auxiliary
Forestry Battalions as shown above
for 20th Engineers.
Men who consider themselves qual
ified and desirine.to enlist in the
auxiliary forestry battalions, the road
building units, should wire or write
Major H. L. Bowlby, Office of the
Chief of Eneineers. Room 25, War
Department, Washington, D. C, advis
ing their age, full name and address,
number of years experience in road or
bridge building work and class of
work they are best qualified to per perform.
form. perform. Upon receipt of this telegram or
letter if applicant properly qualifies
the necessary papers for induction
Against the Enemies of An Anarchy
archy Anarchy Everywhere
DESPITE THEIR BIG TALK, BOLSHEVIK! CONTIHUE TO YIELD TD
Russia will continue negotiations at
Brest-Litovsk for a separate peace.
This is in answer to the German de demands
mands demands that the conference remain
there and the declaration of the Cen Central
tral Central Powers that the peace proposals
of Christmas day in so far as they
affected Russia's allies are with withdrawn.
drawn. withdrawn. Krylenko, the Bolsheviki commander-in-chief,
has begun a campaign to
raise a volunteer army. The -new
force, he says, will be used not only
against the bourgeoise of Russia and
against the Germans in case peace
negotiations fail, but also to liberate
the proletariat of other continental
European countries. :
France will not join in the peace
conference at Brest-Litovsk, Foreign
Minister Pichon announced.
also will have no peace negotiations
. .. A-
Wlta uw uu
There has been no break in the
monotony on the fighting fronts in
the west.' Raids and artillery activ activity
ity activity still continue on the Italian north northern
ern northern front. The artillery fire is most
intense between the Brenta and Piave
ANARCHISTS HATE WILSON
Petroerrad. Friday. Jan. 11. The
Pravda. a Bolsheviki newspaper, com
menting on President Wilson's ad
dress to. Congress on the war aims of
America, describes the president as
the head of a rapacious American im-
perialism and as the greatest- hypo hypocrite
crite hypocrite history has ever known.
BRITISH LOST A BOAT
London. Jan. 11. The British des
troyer Racoon struck on the rocks off
the Irish coast Wednesday and foun
dered, it is announced officially.
All on board the Racoon were lost.
Twenty-two bodies were recovered.
The vessel s crew normally was iuo
men, but nine men were left behind at
the last port of call.
FIGHTING ON VERDUN FRONT
Paris. Jan. 12 Violent artillery
fighting on the Verdun front is re
ported by the war office.
BRITISH RAID IN FLANDERS
Early this morn-
London-. Jan. 12
ing British troops successfully raided
trenches east of Loos, capturing a few
prisoners. The. war office announces
there is nothing further to report.
TEUTONS CLAIM REWA STRUCK
Amsterdam. Jan. 12. The Wolff
Bureau, a semi-official German agen
cy, regarding the sinking of the Brit
ish hospital ship Rewa, says the uer-
rtmn nnthftntiea cannot vet give
final statement as one submarine
? 1. A- Wan ftrtfomnoA la
which mifrht have been concerned is
still at sea. The communication adds
that competent quarters regards it
impossible that the ship was torpe torpedoed
doed torpedoed and the only possibility is that
she struck a mine.
REVIEWING SUB WARFARE
London, Friday, Jan. 11- Review Reviewing
ing Reviewing the first year of Germany's ruth ruthless
less ruthless submarine warfare, which ends
Feb. 1st, the Tageblatt claims that
more than 800,000 tons of shipping
was sunk monthly so far and the total
is expected to show nearly 10,000,000
tons. The newspaper says the mone monetary
tary monetary loss to the enemy will reach
fifty billion dollars.
into the service will be mailed appli
Previous military training or exper experience
ience experience is not necessary for service in
the 20th Engineers or the auxiliary
Carnations and roses (cut flowers)
at all times at the greenhouse,' for
sale, for cash only. 4-Ct
VOL. 25, NO. 12
Consider the Attitude of Germany a
Unfriendly Toward Their
; Buenos Aires, Jan. 11. A number
of Argentine newspapers consider tho
extension of the German barred zone
to include the trade routes between
South American ports and Europe as
an unfriendly act toward this country.
The papers renew their demands that
the government sever relations with
SEVERE COLD TONIGHT
. AND SUNDAY
The owner of the Fairy Island
grove today received the following
dispatch from the Florida Citrus Ex Exchange:
change: Exchange: -"Tampa, Jan. 12---The local weath-
er bureau predicts the coldest weath weather
er weather tonight and Sunday we have had
LIBELS ON FLORIDA
Are What Senator Trammell Desig Designates
nates Designates Government Map
Washington, Jan. 12. "A libel on
the southern end of Florida," is what
Senator Trammell calls some of the
government maps that show in colors
a great deal of the state under water.
He is taking the matter up with the
government authorities in a vigorous
TAKING THE GAS TEST
Our Boys at Camp Wheeler to Learn
to Fight a Dreaded Weapon of
Camp Wheeler, Jan. 11. Officer
and enlisted men at Camp Wheeler
must actually pass through lachry-
j matory and asphyxiated gas cham
pers, in taking tneir couse oi in instruction
struction instruction in the gas defense training.
Unless they can properly adjust their
gas masks while in these chambers,
they will receive the same effect from
gss they would on the battlefields
"over there." This part of the train train-ing
ing train-ing is given to instruct the men how
to adjust the mask daring a dreaded
Ouite a large number of officer
and men have completed the gas de defense
fense defense course of instruction, but they
I jyg never been actually exposed to
t it rm t l xt
the gas. Those who pass through the
gas chambers successfully will be
classed as graduates. They will be
used as gas defense instructors in
Approximately seven hundred offi officers
cers officers and men will be put through the
gas chambers each day, until every
man in the Dixie Division has gone
through. Groups of 25 men will enter
the pas chambers at a time. Just be
fore entering the chambers, they will
go through a regular gas defense drill
in which they will be again instructed
how to adjust the mask to prevent
gas reaching their nostrils or mouth.
In having the men actually come In
contact with the poisonous gases,
commanders believe they can get bet better
ter better results in putting students through
the school. Some of the Georgia, Floi-.
ida and Alabama soldiers dread the
ordeal,- but they must take the test.
The men will begin taking the gas
tests next Monday. Division officers
hope to put every man in the entire
division through the tests in one
week's time. They will go through
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doubt that he would have shocked th
Times even a little bit. However, he
was as patriotic as the average, and
certainly; sensible. He can conscien conscientiously
tiously conscientiously support Tampa for a naval
base it is undoubtedly the best place
on the gulf for it. And while we
won't say Fernandina is the best
place on the Atlantic coast for a ship shipbuilding
building shipbuilding plant, there is no doubt that
it is a mighty good place, and maybe
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Electros must be mounted or charge
wni ue ma.ua ior mouuung.
The Allies have treated Germany's
latest attempt to make peace with
silent contempt. 4
Fear of an invasion' has subsided
at Venice and orders have been issued
for opening the schools.
The Florida' delegation in the House
split on the vote fortsuffrage. Messrs.
Clark and Kehoe voted against it and
Sears and Drane .voted for. it.
General Goigoux. praises, the .work
of the American Red. Cross, and Bays
thecanteens do much ,to, keep up, the
CAi.niiri i iiiiii nin. lit. .1 cv mj j i ( l k m r m
Russia seems to ; have deserted the
Armenians," but that unfortunate, peo people
ple people will find in America and Britain
friends that will be more unselfish as
well as more staunch-vr ;
The government' doesn't want peo people
ple people to travel any more than they.have
to during the war. Not. much "use in
travellng--you "''can., see as 1, much in
Ocala as anywhere especially on, a
Man. in New York' claimed xemp-l
tion from the draft because he was
engaged in the manufacture of "baby
carriages, which he declared to ?ba an
essential. Between war and votes fox
women the time is coming .when baby
carriages will be a superfluity .instead
of an essential.
The heavy snowfall' on the Italian
front may cause the kaiser to think
the Lord is not always on his side.'
Perhaps it will cause him, to emulate
Jephthah of old, and offer up few
more French : and Belgian' daughters
on the altar of the lust of his army.
in order to. placate, his joss.
We publish elsewhere, a call.for,xe call.for,xe-cruits
cruits call.for,xe-cruits to the Lumbermen's regiment.
This is an organization, that shoufd be
well represented from "Florida, -which
has so many men iwell Versed Tin.ithe
lumber business.1 Read; the call," and if
you can't fill the description yourself
present; it to the: attention of '"some
friend who can.
' Tuesday night, Jan. 12, 1898, C. H.
Campbell, then beginning his term as
mayor of the city, gave his message
to the council. He commented on the
fact that the two banks (at that time
"busted") had controlled the finances
of the city government, and largely
the politics of the town, and warned
the council and the people against al allowing
lowing allowing such a state of affairs to pre prevail
vail prevail again. He said, referring to the
banks, "The government of the city
was handled between them like a
shuttlecock." He didn't seem to think
it was healthy for the city for the
banks to be in politics, and the two
banks he referred to certainly found
politics very unhealthy for them.'
The new council took- charge. The
new members were John Edwards, H.
K. Smith, W. B. Fuller and G. A. Car-
michael (the latter Te-elected). Simon
Benjamin, a hold-over member, was
elected president and H. K. Smith
president pro tem.
The' Merchants National Bank
building was sold by Receiver Stapyl Stapyl-ton
ton Stapyl-ton to its present owners, Messrs
Munroe & Chambliss, the price being
Wednesday morning, Jan. 12, Miss
Daisy Irene Nelson was married at
Grace Episcopal church, to Mr. Bev
erly Walker Pendleton.
Mr. A. J. Leavengood's house was
broken into and all his ready cash
AT THE CHURCHES TOMORROW
,;Altha Mr. Wilson probably secured
the suffragets their victory by.., his
declaration in their favor at the elev-a
enth hour, the republicans have much
reason to claim the credit for the vie vie-to:
to: vie-to: f. the measure in the House.
There were 410 .votes cast .of which
there,. were 165 republican for and 33
against. The democrats voted 104 for
and .102 against .There is some doubt
of j the resolution passing "the Senate,
where, the minority will delay a vote
on 1 it' as long .as possible It is bound
to succeed some time in 'the next few
years, however; so .the senators
might -as well ''vote and "V have the
agony, over. .. 1
.'. The fight for. the; big shipping plant
in the South has come to a duel be
tween Tampa r andr Fernandina s-Flet-cher
is neutral while Clark; is for Fer
nandina and Trammell-and Drane for
Tampa This makes the battle not one onesided,,
sided,, onesided,, ,but the Tribune remarks that
Tampais, to .have; thet fight of her
It's a disgrace to the state that
there should : he any fight," ? any
duel ", any 'battle." It's bad enough
to scramble over patronage in time
df peacein 'far, it is almost treason.
Children of the, public.. "schools of
Paris have sent circulars ?te the school
children, throughout France asking
them to subscribe1 one cent 'each for
the adoption1 of Americair warorph warorph-ans.'
ans.' warorph-ans.' The movement: was inaugurated
at the Beroy school ;' in Paris, in; recT
ognition of the action of American
school ; children in adopting French
war orphans. ,.; .'
Gov. Catts is conscientious when ht!
admits by his acts that he believes in
and 'trusts the reformed man. The
once changed man, who has been the
political scapegoat of the class .poli .politicians,,
ticians,, .politicians,, is more apt to, stick to the
right Tallahassee Democrat.
Fine sentiment; but we have not
noticed any qhange of life in any of
Gov. Catts' appointees.
The Tampa Times is shocked at
Frank 'Clark's '.proposition to support
Tampa for a naval station if Tampa
will support Fernandina for the ship shipbuilding
building shipbuilding plant. It thinks his conversa conversation
tion conversation smells of the pork" barrel. We
have been noticing the line of talk
put up by the Tampa papers for naval
station, aviation station, shipbuilding
plant; army camp, etc., and have fail failed
ed failed to notice that it was any more al altruistic
truistic altruistic than that of the press of 'any
other part' of the country. 1 In fact,
remarks about "Tampa's shared have
been quite prevalent in the columns
of its papers. Mr. Clark might have
been more delicate in his language;
but if he had been' all for Tampa we
The American. Sugar- Refining Comv
pany announces that- it will hereafter
sell sugar to the domestic trade by
means of its own organization instead
of thru brokers." It calculates to elim
inate the middleman 'and' says It 'will
give the public the benefit of the sav saving.'.
ing.'. saving.'. A yerjr good plan if consistently
carried but. The Star thinks is prob probable
able probable that in, the course of time air the
corporations 'will 'sell directly to the
consumers; eliminating -not ( only the
broker,' but the retail dealer.
GUS HILL'S MINSTRELS
A big house saw and heard the per performance
formance performance of Gus ,- Hill's minstrels .at
the Temple' last night, and it was evi evident
dent evident that the crowd" was. well pleased
all thru. ; '.''". -'
The 'musical .part. of ? the program
was really worthy of the name minr
strel, for; it was 5 full of genuine mel melody,
ody, melody, and : contained c considerable
pathos as well as mirth.
"Somewhere in France," was a new
stun V and the dances and : evolutions
on theN deck of the battleship Ala-
Ibama4, 'with 1 the 'accompanying 'music
and pictures, were alone worth the
u The specialties were fine, all the
jokes were good and some of their,
were" new. And everything was ren rendered
dered rendered in the best of style, causing the
people, to hope that Gus Hill's min minstrels1
strels1 minstrels1 will visit Ocala again next sea
MODERNIZED AND HOO VERIZED
Old Mother Hubbard,
She went to the cupboard
To get her poor 'dog a bone;
TTwas an ill-timed maneuver,
She forgot about -.Hoover," 1
And So the poor dog got hone.
UNDERTAKERS and EMDALMERS
PHONES 47, 104, 305
" OCALA, FLORIDA
V "Built for Service"
R. O. RIDDLE Dealer
Florid House, Ocala. TU.r
9:30 a.m. Sunday, school.
11 a. m. Morning worship and
sermon. Text, "We are ambitious to
be well pleasing unto Him." 2 Cor.
6:30 p. m. B. Y. P. U.
Installation of officers and an inter interesting
esting interesting program.
7:30 p. m. Evangelistic service.
Welcome to all.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Preaching service.
2:30 p. m. Junior Society;
7 p. m. Preaching service.
Midweek prayer meeting Wednes Wednesday,
day, Wednesday, 7:30 p. m.
The theme of he sermons tomor tomorrow
row tomorrow will be, "The Greatest War," and
"What Shall We Think of Death."
The public is cordially invited to
worship with us.
John R. Herndon, Pastor.
(Rev. Gilbert A. Ottmann, Rector)
7:30 a. m. Holy communion, every
11 a. m. Holy communion and
sermon, first Sunday.
11 a. m. Morning prayer and ser sermon,
mon, sermon, except first Sunday.
,7 p. m. Evening prayer and
sermon every Sunday.
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
All seats free. Every one welcome
at all services.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Preaching.
Subject, "Follow Me."
6 p. m. Senior League.
7 p. m. -Preaching.
Sermon by Rev. R. I. Barnett, pre presiding:
siding: presiding: elder, i Be sure 1 and hear our
Prayer meeting Wednasday 7:3Q p.
A cordial welcome to all.
Smith Hardin; Pastor.
Junior Epworth League
Meets at 3 o'clock. Subject, "Traits
of Joy." Leader, Theresa Condrey.'
Song, Keep the Heart Singing.
- Scripture, Ps. 96.
s ? Song, Count Your Many Blessings.
Minutes of last meeting.
Blackboard alk Martha Rivers.
"The Israelite's Song, of Joy"
Song, You May Have. the Joy Bells.
Lesson story ; by leader.
Song,; Keep on "Singing" Annie
David the psalm writer.
Song, ; Keep on the Sunny Side.
9 :45 a. m. Sunday school
11 a. m. Preaching and commun
3:30 p. m. Service at state indus
trial school for girls. ?
7 p. m. Evening service. Subject,
The minister will go to Mcintosh
on the third Sunday and on the fourth
Sunday we will have with us F. M.
Rains,-secretary of the Foreign Chris Christian
tian Christian Missionary Society. This will be
a great uplift to all who hear Brother
Rains. He is a man of international
fame, one who has a great message
in his heart and the ability to deliver
it so that men may see that the vine vineyard
yard vineyard is the world and that the fields
are White unto harvest. We ask the
help of all to make the fourth Sunday
a rally day, in attendance and inter.
est. -Mrs. Rains will speak to ) the
Christian Woman's Board of Missions
St. Phillips CathoUc
Mass will be said : Sunday, in St.
Phillips Catholic church at 10 o'clock,
followed by the benediction of the
most blessed sacrament.' Sunday
school will be at nine o'clock.
Christian Science Society of Ocala
10 a-m.--Sunday. school.
,11 a. m. Sunday service.
Free reading room and library open
on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3 to 5.
MRS. ALICE C. HARRIS
Mrs.' Alice" C. Harris, 57 years of
age, wife of George C. Harris, died at
the family residence, 1335 Hubbard
street, last night at 6 o'clock after a
short illness. Mrs. Harris was a na native
tive native of Florida and had resided in
Jacksonville for the past, twenty
years. Surviving her are her husband,
one daughter, Miss Mona M. Harris,
and a son, E. W. Harris, both of Jack Jacksonville.
sonville. Jacksonville. The funeral will take place
this afternoon at 3:30 o'clock from tht
residence, Rev. J. B. Mitchell, pastor
of the First Methodist church, South,
conducting the services. The inter interment
ment interment will be in the old city cemetery,
by Moulton & Kyle. Times-Union,
: Mrs. L. R. Trammell of this city,
has the sympathy of many friends in
the loss of her sister, Mrs. Harris.
CARD OF THANKS
Dr. and Mrs. C W. Moremen wish
You Can Help
irplanes Over the
uncle Sam Put 22.000
Enemy Fighting Lines
Every farmer and grower in Florida can and must help in this gigantic task.
It is your patriotic duty to do everything in your power that will aid your govern government
ment government in bringing the war to a swift and successful termination Thousands are
serving at a great sacrifice to their own interests. Here is your opportunity to enjoy
the blessed privilege of serving your country the privilege of helping to make the
world safe for democracy OF HELPING TO WIN THE WAR-and while you
are doing your bit" your government is willing to make it profitable to you.
Plant Land to Castor Beans Easily GrownAssured Market
Castor oil is the only lubricant found satis satisfactory
factory satisfactory for airplane lubrication. It is the only
lubricant that will flow at high altitudes. Unless
the United States can secure its quota of castor oil,
the 22,000 airplanes now under construction will
avail us nothing; they cannot ascend "without' lubri lubrication.
cation. lubrication. The airplane is the eye of the modern fight fighting
ing fighting machine; it is the most vital factor in present present-day
day present-day fighting methods; The success of American arms
in this war will depend primarily; upon our ability
to mobilize and completely equip a monster fleet of
Florida must necessarily play an important part
in supplying castor oil for. airplane lubrication, as
this state is one of the few localities where "condi "conditions
tions "conditions both as to soil and climate are suitable for the
successful cultivation of castor beans. To supply,
your government with its necessary quota of castor
oil it will require the immediate planting of thou thousands
sands thousands and thousands of acres to. this crop. You can
render real service by, planting castor beans.
To facilitate this work and make it possible fox
Florida farmers and growers to enlist their acreage
with the least delay and without confusion, the gov government
ernment government has awarded contracts to one or two indi individuals
viduals individuals who will make sub-contracts, supply seed,
furnish instructions for cultivation and agree to pur purchase
chase purchase the entire crop when harvested, paying a re remunerative
munerative remunerative price at the growers' shipping point.
Such a contract has been awarded to D. C. Gil Gil-lett,
lett, Gil-lett, of the Buckeye Nurseries, and the entire office,
field and executive forces of this institution are be being
ing being employed to promptly secure sub-contracts with
growers to the total of at least 10,000 acres of castor
If you own a citrus grove, plant between rows;
no detriment to trees. If you own trucking land,
plant between your truck after the spring crops are
harvested. If you usually plant forty acres to corn,
plant half to "castor beans this season. If you own
cleared or uncleared land that can be planted, serve
your nation's interest and your own by planting
Write for Free Bulletin on Castor Bean Culture
Write us today for full and complete information on the subject. Beans must be planted
during March there is no time to be lost. An interesting bulletin on "Castor Bean Culture"
will be sent Free on request. Send for it now.
TC TTD TTTOfC1
Castor Bean Dept. 1221 Citizens Bank Building, Tampa, Fla.
to : thank their friends for the many
NOTICH OF SHERIFF'S SALE
Notice is hereby given that under
and by virtue of an. execution issued
out of and under the seal of the cir cir-cuit
cuit cir-cuit court of Marion county, Florida
of date January 5th, 1918, in a cer certain
tain certain cause lately pending in' said court
in which the Munroe & Chambliss
National -Bank of Ocala was plaintiff,
and J. H. Carter was defendant, I
have levied on and will sell at public
outcry at the west door of the Mar.
ion county court house in Ocala, Flor Florida,
ida, Florida, on
February 4th, 1918,
the land situated in Marion county,
Florida, particularly described as fol follows:
lows: follows: S of e of se& of section 26,
township 13 south, range 20 east,
less fifteen (15) acres on the south
Said property will be sold to realize
the amount due on said execution and
the cost of sale.
J. P. Galloway,
Sheriff of Marion County, Florida.
Hocker &. Martin,
Attorneys for Plaintiff. 1-5-sat
' Of Commissioners Sale
Notice is hereby given that the un undersigned
dersigned undersigned commissioners acting un under
der under authority of and in pursuance of
an order and decree rendered on the
5th day of January, 1918, by the Hon Honorable
orable Honorable W. S. Bullock, judge of the
circuit court of the fifth judicial cir circuit
cuit circuit of the state of Florida, in and
for Marion county, in chancery, in a
certain partition suit pending in' the
said court wherein Harry Starke is
complainant, and William Edward
Starke, et at, are defendants, we will,
Monday, February 4th, A. D. 1918,'
offer for sale at public sale and sell
to the highest bidder for cash at the
south door of the court house in
Ocala, Florida, during the legal hours
of sale, to-wit: 11 o'clock a. m. and 2
o'clock p. m., the following described
lands in Marion county, Florida, to-
South half (s) of southeast quar quarter
ter quarter (se); southeast quarter (se)
of southwest quarter (sw4), and
south half (s) of northeast quarter
( ne Y ) of southeast quarter ( se )
of section twenty (20), township sev seventeen
enteen seventeen (17), south, range twenty twenty-five
five twenty-five (25), east.
D. Niel Ferguson.
F. R. Hocker,
S. S. Savage Jr.
L. W. Duval,
Complainant's Solicitor. 5-5t-sat
NOTICE OP TVS. Mm SETTXEMEXT
Notice is hereby given that on the
10th day of April. A. D. 1918. the on on-dersiTied
dersiTied on-dersiTied will present my account
and vouchers to the judge of probate
in and for Marion county, Florida, at
his office at the courthouse In Ocala.
and will make my final settlement and
will a-pply for final discharge as such
executrix of the estate of Edward
This 2nd day of October, 1917.
LILY S. DANZIGER.
Ajs Executrix of the Estate of Edward
Our toilet articles are the best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
kindnesses extended to them during j war savings stamps" with the sav
ings. The Court Pharmacy. tf
Dr. Moremen's illness and also dur
ing the serious illness of their baby,
Nunnallys Candles (the standard
of the South) a limited quantity mi
Gerig's Drug Store. 18
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building,. Ocala,
United States Bonds
and War Savings Stamps
We have received our allotment of Four
Per cent. Bonds of the Second Liberty Loan and
are prepared to fill orders. Where bonds are to
be delivered by mail, order should include Ten
Cents for registry fees. We also have on hand
a supply of Thrift Stamps and cards, War Savings
Stamps and Certificates. We will be glad to fur furnish
nish furnish ahformation about the Government War
The Munroe & Chambliss
the federal land bank
is now investigating florida loan applications, the
bank furnishes special forms for record data re regarding
garding regarding your title and will not accept the usual
abstract made by any abstractor in florida.
if you have made an application for' a loan, it
is of vital importance to you to show now that your
title 'security is as good as ypur value security, if
you have "not made application but think of doing
so, get your title in shape now so that when your
application is made, that delay will not be caused
by the necessity of then perfecting the record title
to your lands.
without solicitation, I have been appointed a local
examiner for the federal land bank and my years
of experiencb both in abstract and title work, war warrant
rant warrant me in saying that my services, for you, will
result in properly placing before the land bank, in
the least possible time, the title data required in
connection with your loan.
r. s. rogers.
m. & c bank building.
telephone no. 481
T.. LEO COIL,LIE5E
SAINT LEO, PASfCQ COUNTY, FLORIDA
IQfAl BOARDIHG SCHOOL FOR YOUNG GEHTLEMEH
Courses in Classics, Science and Commerce. Also
Primary Department. Send for Catalogue.
Rev. 'F. Benedict, Director.
OPENS FOR THE FALL TERM, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 1917.
TO" GAS CONSUMERS.!
If -You Hare Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
OCALA EVENING STAR. SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1918
CONSERVATION is the watchword now,
and we take this method of asking that you
Help us Help the. United -'States to; Help''
win the great war for world-wide democracy;
You can -Help do this by CONSERVING in
the use of gas. Use only what is absolutely
necessary. It takes coal to make gas; coal
is badly needed by your government for
operating trains and steamships. CON CONSERVE
SERVE CONSERVE whenever possible to do so. The
coal supply is limited, and unless CONSER CONSERVATION
VATION CONSERVATION is practiced conditions may arise
which will make it impossible for us to se secure
cure secure any. So, again we ask you to Help us
He?p in this gigantic struggle for world-wide
democracy by using gas sparingly until it is
over. Believing that all Ocalans have the
great cause at heart, and that 'our request
will recieve their hearty co-operation in the
CONSERVATION of energy, we are
FLORIDA UTILITIES CO. :
By J. D. Wilkes, Manager.
Ocala, Fla., January 11th, 1918.
Buy War Savings Stamps
Buy War Stamps Now
Save Food By Using Our Ice Freely It's Cheap and
Food is High Prompt Service, Full Weight and Cour Courteous
teous Courteous Treatment go with our Ice, and if you don't get
them, phone us at once.
: OcaM Ice $k IPac
X PHOtfE 34
FLO W.E R ; V:A E S
For Cemeteries, Porches, Etc.
I Also All Kinds of
CEMENT and CONCRETE WORK
CARL WENZEL:&- SONS
702 Wyominia St.' -.- Ocala,
Im now a universally acknowledged necessity. No business man is g
pie area t meet the daily affeivs ft h's bush .ess if he is not pro protected
tected protected with
V.'e represent not only the best fire insurance companies but
also the highest class INDEMNITY, AND BONDING concerns in 8
the world. Talk is over with us.
D. W. PAVIS, OCALA, flk.
$5 makes 20 soldiers happy
It will buy twenty of these 25 cent
. kits of tobacco and cigarettes
Look at the '.Smokes' it buys
ci.w. 'VV' '.
J l ) 1 I I "lit
Put an Ad in the Star
Life's a kind of handle that you turn,
Or maybe just a candle that you burn,
; burn, burn burn-Anyway
Anyway burn-Anyway it's pleasant
Just to amble right along,
Turning out a sermon
Or turning out a song.
Oftentimes the handle takes a notion
And then you've got to double all your
But the added triumphs
In a final burst of speed
And you've got to turn the handle
If you want to live your creed.
The world is full of handles that need
turning at their best,
With never any. holiday and seldom
For sweetness out of labor
Is the kind of sweet that stays
For the dream behind the shadows
In the light' of far-on days.
For the purpose of this ditty, let us
make it blunt and plain
Is to show you that by turning you
may" win the world again.
And a life" can't make much progress
If it stands and tries, to grow
Like a cabbage in the garden
That the man forgot to hoe.
Baptist State Convention
Rev. Bunyan Stephens and Mrs. E.
Van Hood expect to leave Monday af afternoon
ternoon afternoon for Tallahassee to attend the
Baptist state' convention which opens
there Tuesday, and closes Thursday
night. This premises to be a greav
meeting,7 and the Marion county Bap Baptist
tist Baptist Association is honored by having
two numbers on the program, which
includes speeches by many of the
foremostVmen arid women of the
f The first, official woman's meeting
will be opened with a greeting by
Mrs." S. JiCatts. ; Mrs. E. Van Hood
will have chargV of the" hour devoted
toi the assdciational superintendents'
work, and Mrs. T. N. Strange of Dun Dun-nelloh
nelloh Dun-nelloh will 'make the memorial report.
Mrs. P, PT Arnold,' formerly of An An-thohyi
thohyi An-thohyi and of the Marion association,
but now "of "Jacksonville, will make the
report 6n "young woman's work.'
Other, speakers of prominence 'will
be Jfr; jRIchard ;A,' Edmonds, editor of
the' Manufacturers Record of Balti Balti-more',
more', Balti-more', (who is? considered one of the
greatest4 waiters" of the day;' Dr.' Love,
superintendent of the foreign mission
board of the Southern Baptist Con-,
verition; DrV Purser of Richmond; Dr.
Hulley, president' of Stetson' Univer University;
sity; University; Dr.' MoWtague president of Co Columbia'
lumbia' Columbia' College'; Dr. VahNess of
Nashville; Superintendent of the Sun Sunday
day Sunday school board, and Dr. L. B. War Warren
ren Warren of Atlanta, fbrmerly pastor of the
Ocala Baptist church. The opening
sermon will be delivered by Dr. A. J.
Holt, editor of the' Florida Baptist'
Mrs. George Williams has returned
home from a four days' visit to Mrs.
R. E. Brigance and family. .;
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Gates on Okla-
waha avenue are having their front
pore ; henlarged and a sleeping porch
built on the second story. I
r:-- ;-,...,.. ... ..... I
Mrs. A. E. Delouest and brother and
wife,-who have been at the Florida'
House since their return from Indi
ana, are now in Mrs. JJelouest s home
on Pine street.
Mr. Ben Hurst and daughter, Mrs.
Cecil Miles, and two children of Cory Cory-don,
don, Cory-don, Ind., have arrived in Ocnla to
spend the next two months with Mr.
Hurst's ;sister, Mrs. S. J. Pyles at
Miss Catherine Pyles returned to
Glenhurst this morning after a brief
visit to Mrs. J. C. Jackson and family.
Miss Pyles .came in especially to see
Gus ,Hills minstrels .at the Temple
In speaking of the remarks made
at the Rotary Club luncheon given in
Miami Thursday at the Hotel Urney,
the Miami Herald said: "Miss Jeffer
son Bell got by without telling her
age and promised to show she was a
good sport by : not publishing the
men's ages and by sensoring their
Mrs. Lorenzo Cullum Jr. and little
son, Lorenzo III., of Batesburg, S. C,
arrived in the city last night for 'an
extended visit to Mrs. Cullum's par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Pyles and
family at Glenhurst. Mr. Cullum has
received "orders to report in Washing Washington
ton Washington on the 14th, where he will do cler clerical
ical clerical work for the government.
Mr. and Mrs. Grove, formerly of
Tampa, who have been at the home
of Mrs, J. M. Thompson's for the past
two weeks, aire "now keeping house in
the upper floor of Mrs. John Gra Graham's
ham's Graham's residence on Fort King ave avenue.
nue. avenue. Mrs.' Grove's sister, Miss Lucille
Hill of Tampa, arrived in Ocala Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday for a several weeks visit here.
Mr. Grove is in charge of the shoe de department
partment department of Rheinauer & Co.
Mrs. J. R. Moorhead returned last
night from Jacksonville, where she
went to .spend several days with her
son, .Corporal Gordon Moorhead, who
is spending .a few days furlough with
his wife in "the metropolis. Gordon's
OG A LA OBIE NIGHT
IIENERY W. SAVAGE Oilers the Elaborate Musical Spectacle, Enlisiing
the Services ol One Hundred and Fifty People, an Entire Symphony
Orchestra and a Train Load ol Scenic and Electrical Effects
RESERVE YOUR SEATS BY MAIL Mail orders will take precedence over the regular sale and
- will be filled in order of receipt. State ? which location you
wish and enclose check or money order for exact amount witli elf addressed, stamped envelope, and seats
will be sent by return mail. Make 1I drafts and money orders payable to Temple Theater.
DON'T WAIT UNTIL THE CHOICE SEATS ARE TAKEN
Regular 'Box f Office Sale Opens NOW!
Price: $1, $1.50 and $2 Plus War Tax
many Ocala friends will be pleased to
know that, he has 'yecehtiy, been given
promotion"" for good service while on
provost guard duty in Macolf, Gk. He
is a member "of Company' G, Tampa.
U. D. C. Meeting'
The regular monthly, business -meeting
of Dickison Chapter, U.' D. C. was
held Friday afternoon at the home of
Mrs. J. T. Lancaster, Mrs. W. W.
Harris, the new president, presiding.
The most important matter dis discussed
cussed discussed was the silver tea. that is to
be given on Lee's birthday, Saturday
afternoon, Jan. 19, at the Koine of
Mrs. S. R. Whaley. Mrs. Harriss ap
pointed committees to take charge of
the' afternoon's' entertainment, which
THE GOOD FAIRY
Tea Rooms j
SERVICE A LA CARTE
8 A. M. to 7:30 P. M. J
N. MainSt, Opposite Postoffice c
Is the Phone Number of
This is the same number you
have been using for many years
when you wanted HIGH CLASS
MEATS, FISH, OYSTERS, VEG VEGETABLES,
ETABLES, VEGETABLES, ETC. We also keep
a complete line of GROCERIES.
As, we sell for cash only, we can
save you money. Prompt delivery
anywhere ii town :
W. II. MARSH,
H. B. WHITTINGTON,
South' Main Street.'
Phones 108 and 97.
DAVIS CARRIAGE PAINTS
are colors ground in tough, elastic
Coach Varnish and one coat will make
your faded automobile or carriage
look like new. They are easy to ap apply
ply apply and dry with a strong, high gloss gloss-clinching
clinching gloss-clinching Enamel finish. Made for
wear and tea. 2-8
i-'or Sale By
THE MARION HARDWARE CO.,
will ; consist of -ra. literary program, a
shdrtr musical "program r and light re re-f
f re-f reshmentsi
'After-'the business' meeting.. Mrs.
Lancaster &ti&i her daughter, Mrs..
Bennett? served fruit.- gelatin with
whipped cream, cakes," chocolate and
To Those Knitting Helmets
All ladies knitting Red Cross hel helmets
mets helmets are requested :to crochet around
the face opening. 9-tf
Special Meeting; of Rebekahs
The : RebekahS' will hold a special
meeting; at their: hall! next Monday
evening at: 7:80.' Refreshments will be
All those who took Red Cross wool
frdm the first shipments are again
requested" to' turn in 'their work: as
soon as' possible". 1 They are also ask asked
ed asked to return the leftr over wool; There
is inomor&'Red; Cross wool to berdis berdis-tributect;
tributect; berdis-tributect; Aiwif ksT an6ther-;hip-menrrrives,
theFublic will be Tioti Tioti-fied.
fied. Tioti-fied. l-8-3t r
J Misa Mae- Stein- leaves Sunday, aft afternoon"
ernoon" afternoon" for Washington, D. C, where
she has accepted j a, splendid govern government
ment government position. She will .be accompanC
ied to Jacksonville byv her mother,
Mrs. G-. B.vStein7Jwho will visit Her
son, Mr. Harry Stein for several days
before going to. Lake City to spend a
month with, her brother and family.
Mrsv Stein expects to join her daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, in Washington the early part of
Mr. and Mrs Hans Hoffman of Mi Miami,
ami, Miami, who have been visiting the hit hitter's
ter's hitter's relatives in Anthony since be before
fore before the ..holidays, moved Tuesday
to the home of. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert
Bitting on Oklawaha avenue, where
they are doing- light housekeeping.
Mr. Hoffman, was recently with thfc
Biscayne Bank in Miami, but is now;
a ; bookkeeper in the Commercial
Mrs G. F McRaei who has been
critically ill at the home of her
daughter, Mrs. Wilbur Smith, was
taken back to the hospital last eve evening,
ning, evening, r Mrs. McRae's : condition was
about the same at one .o'clock todays
The friends of Mr. Charlie Flippen,
who has been 411 at his home with
pneumonia since lastj week, regret to
hear that he had a very bad night
Friday, but are glad to hear he was
much better, at noon today.
f Mrs.', Mark Temple has been called
to Gainesville, by the illness of her
daughter, Mrs. Seville and little girl,
both of whom have pneumonia.
Mrs. Ed Carmichael returned home
yesterday from a. pleasant week's
visit to her sister, Mrs. Plummer and
family at Anthony.
. Mrs. -Karl J. WeEhe won the sec second
ond second rook prize at the Red Cross card
party Thursday afternoon and not
Mrs. Fred Weihe.
Mr. William Long has returned to
his Tiome in Mount Airy, N. C, after
a pleasant week's visit to his uncle,
Mr. B. D. Blackburn and family.
(Continued on FourtL Page)
At .Tallahassee January 15, 17, 1918
For the information of delegates
who expect to attend the state con convention
vention convention from this section of Florida:
First, the contention convenes at
7:30 p. m. on'the 15th and not at 10
a. m. as nsuaL Second, the S. A. L.
train 'leaves' Jacksonville Tuesday
morning at' 8 :10 and reaches Talla Tallahassee
hassee Tallahassee at 2:35 p. m. Third, if you
expect to attend the convention, send
your name how to W. H. Rugeley, 191
E. College Ave.,' Tallahassee, Fla.
Fourth,' the convention is entertained
on the Harvard plan. That is, the
people of Tallahassee furnish a place
to sleep and breakfast; you buy din dinner
ner dinner and supper. Bunyan Stephens.
BUYi II WM STAMPS
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oca la evening stab, Saturday, January 12, mg
Mr. E. A. Osborne and Mr. A. T;
Thomas went to Atlanta last Wednes Wednesday.
day. Wednesday. They are expected home Tues Tuesday.
day. Tuesday. Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill you?
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Mr. P. J. Theus is expected home
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The army recruiting office reports
the following young men sent to
Camp Johnston: Welsh Dewey, John
Thomson; James Thomson, Patrick
A carload of cotton seed direct from
Edisto Island, S. C, assures you free-
and "do your bit" to help your gov-
dom from boll weevil. Get yours now;
ernment. Smith Grocery Company. 3t
Rev. Bunyan Stephens, pastor of
the Ocala Baptist church, leaves Mon
day morning for the Florida Baptist
Convention which convenes at Talla
hassee Tuesday. This will be the 56th
session 01 xms convention.
A. full assortment of the famous
PAKRO Seedtape. Just the thing for
toe small rail garden- :-; ucaia seed
A'carload of cotton seed direct from
Edisto Island, S. C, assures you free freedom
dom freedom from boll weevil. Get yours now,
and "do your bit" to help your gov
ernment. Smith Grocery Company. 3t
It having been persistently report
ed that Mr. D. C. Stiles was a candi candidate
date candidate for city manager, and had
enough votes pledged in the council to
secure his election, the Star inter
viewed him on the subject. Mr. Stiles
emphatically denied ,having any such
OCALA FELT IT
The double-barreled storm reported
in yesterday's dispatches began male
ing itself felt in Ocala yesterday, aft afternoon,
ernoon, afternoon, and for some hours made'ev
erybody very uncomfortable. Every Everything
thing Everything light and loose was blown away,
About 6 o'clock the wind brought
ip a heavy rain. At the same time,
;he wind lashing the trees, of which
there are a great many in the" city,
caused the branches to drive against
the telephone and electric current
wires, badly disarranging both ser
vices. This, as far as the electric
wires was concerned, was over by 7
- Ocala suffered little in comparison,
however. The entire business section
of ; Apopka, about 60 miles south of
here, was destroyed by the wind, and
other places have probably been dam damaged,
aged, damaged, but it is not known yet ; how
much. All the telegraph wires north
of Jacksonville were down last night,
and Tampa and Jacksonville morning
papers had no dispatches after 6
o'clock. The Star's dispatches did not
begin to come m until after noon. We
are lucky to receive them at all."
A cornice was blown off the Mun Munroe
roe Munroe & Chambliss bank building last
night, but we have not so far heard
of any material harm being done any
HOUSE MOVED BY THE WIND
About 9 o'clock last night, while
the storm was at its-height, the res residence
idence residence of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Potter
just west of the fair grounds was
blown from its foundations. -The
porch was damaged. The house was
moved about two feet and the frame
work was all twisted out of shape.:
- Mr. and Mrs. Potter were sitting
by their fireside at the time comment commenting
ing commenting upon the awful wind blowing out
side with their home was lifted bod
lly from its moorings. The windows
and sash were broken to pieces from
the shock when the building moved.
They are congratulating themselves
upon not receiving as much as a
bruise from their experience, but the
fright will last them for many a' day.
The- stormy weather interfered with
the attendance at the regular meet meeting
ing meeting of the board of trade Friday eve
ning, so it was decided to postpone
the election of a president and other
business until Monday evening, Jan 'j
14th, at 7:30. All members of the
board and others interested are Urged
to be present,
W. T. Gary, President.
J. J. Gerig,
2t Chmn. Board of Governors.
A carload of cotton seed direct from
Edisto Island, S. C, assures you free freedom
dom freedom from boll weevil. Get yours now,
and "do your bit" to help your gov government.
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Get my Bulletin of Bargains
BOARD OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
Ocala, Fla., Jan. 8, 1918.
The board of public instruction of
Marion county met in regular session
on the above date at their office with
all members present and acting as
follows: G. S. Scott, chairman, A. J.
Stephens and C. R. Veal, members,
and J. II. Brinson, secretary.
Minutes of special meeting held on
December 18, 1917, were read and ap approved
proved approved as read.
Certificates were presented from
the comptroller to the effect that
bonds or securities had been approved
for the Ocala National Bank in the
sum of $5000, the Munroe & Cham-
bliss' National Bank for $15,000, the
Commercial Bank for $5000 and the
Bank of Dunnellon for $15,000, all for
depositories of the general and dis district
trict district funds.
Mr R. R. Whittington, trustee, and
some of the patrons, of the ShiloL
school, called and requested that
there be an assistant allowed to con continue
tinue continue although the average of the pre preceding
ceding preceding month, had been less than the
average required for two teachers.
The prospect reported being favorable
for making, the average in the future
the request was granted for at least
one month and Mrs. C. B. Morrow was
appointed teacher, in place of Miss
Mary Gladney who had resigned.
r Mr.H.rP. Oliver, trustee of the
Pedro,, school, called and requested
thati they be allowed to keep three
teachers although the average was
less than that required and the pros prospects
pects prospects being favorable for the required
average to be made this request was
granted for one month to see what
the average would be.
Mr. Hill of the Marshville commu community
nity community called and discussed their school
The board adjourned for noon.
' Tuesday Afternoon Session
The board met with all present ana
t ,lA report was presented from the
4 teacher of the colored school at Eure
ka of the school building being de destroyed
stroyed destroyed by fire on January 4th, with
a request for a new building. The
secretary was requested to secure
fuliv data as to the old building with
reference to collecting the insurance
on fit and also to secure information
as to the size of house that would be
eneded in a new building and the ex expense
pense expense of putting it up.
Coupon warrant No. 25 held by
Miss Mamie Hudgens being due on
Jan. 9 and a settlement being desir desired
ed desired by the board paying $600 now and
issuing; another warrant for $1000 in
full: settlement, this was agreed to
and the new warrant was ordered to
. A .letter was presented from the
Florida School Rqom, the organ of
the Florida Educational Association,
asking that the board pay for copies
f; the paper to be sent to all the
teachers of the county for the Jan January
uary January issue which would contain a full
write-up of the recent State, Educa Educational
tional Educational Association, at Daytona. The
secretary was instructed to ascertain
from the paper the number of sub subscribers
scribers subscribers already among the teachers
and:; to find what the expense would
be. and if not in excess of $10 he was
authorized to have the paper sent.
A request was presented from the
Wetumpka colored school for one
dozen desks, a well pulley, a bucket, a
chain and lumber to build a toilet.
The items were granted.
A request was presented from Mr.
G. W. Neville that warrant No. 243
against the Dunnellon district in favor
of himself be taken up and another
for the same amount be issued in lieu
of it to the Bank of Dunnellon. This
was agreed to. V
Resignation of Miss lizzie Lamb as
teacher of the Derby school on ac account
count account of sickness was presented and
v Report of county judge of hunting
licenses, showing a balance, for the
schools of $240.50 was presented.
; Mr. W. J. Crosby, one of the Citra
trustees, called and discussed with
the board the matter of continuing
three teachers in the school, the aver average
age average having been less than that re required
quired required by the board for this number.
It was agreed that owing to the pros prospects
pects prospects being favorable for an increased
attendance the three teachers would
be continued for the. pre sent.
- The reports of the teachers that
had been paid since the regular meet meeting
ing meeting in December and those of this
month that had not been paid were
presented and audited and the pay payment
ment payment ordered on all of them.
Prof. McCall of Howard Academy
and the manual training teacher call called
ed called and made request for lumber suffi sufficient
cient sufficient for putting in a partition in the
cooking department of the school and
T Mrs. .Moorhead called and made
report of the results of the canning
club work for the past year which
was very interesting and creditable to
the work in the county.
z Bills were presented and audited,
and ordered paid as per financial
statement filed herewith.
C The board adjourned for the day.
; Wednesday s Session
The, board met with all present and
" The; depository reports were pre presented
sented presented and checked over with the
warrants returned and found to be
, II wasordered that $2500 be. trans transferred
ferred transferred from the Commercial Bank, as
depository to the Munroe & Cham Cham-bliss
bliss Cham-bliss National Bank as depository.
No further business appearing, the
board adjourned to meet in regulah
session Tuesday, Feb. 5, 1918.
J. H. Brinson,. Secretary.
(Continued from Third Page,
Adelaide Duval's Birthday Party
Little Adelaide Duval celebrated
her third birthday this morning at
10:30 o'clock at the home of her par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Duval on
The fourteen little neighborhood
children spent a merry morning play playing
ing playing games and later Mrs. Duval, her
father and aunt, Mr. S. G. McDougald
and Mrs. Belle Williams of Kentucky,
and Mrs. Fred Hocker served them ice
cream, cakes and mints. The table
was centered with a large white
birthday cake prettily decorated with
ferns and tinsel. The cake also held
three red candles in littlp paper roses.
One of the most interesting of the
many amusements was the pinning of
the tail on Br'er Rabbit. Master H.
M. Hampton Jr. pinned the tail exact exactly
ly exactly in place and was presented the in interesting
teresting interesting story book of "How Peter
Rabbit Went to Sea."
Little Miss Adelaide's guests were
Elizabeth, Lucretia and Margaret
Hocker, Laurie Hampton, Josephine
Clark, Virginia Peek, Masters H. M.
Hampton Jr., Bonner and Howard
Clark, William Drake, Clifton Hocke
and Harold and Frank Welch.
Josephine Clark and her brother,
Bonner Clark, the pretty children of
Mr. and Mrs Howard Clark, are cele celebrating
brating celebrating their ninth and tenth birth birthdays
days birthdays this afternoon at the home of
their parents. They invited about
twenty-eight friends to spend the aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon with them, and they are most
assuredly enjoying a real old fashion fashioned
ed fashioned candy pull.
Refreshments will be served later
in the afternoon, and Miss Josephine
and Master Bonner will each cut their
own birthday cake.
A Bluebird at the Temple
Carmel Myers stars at the Temple
today in "My Unmarried Wife," a
m m m
Miss Mabel Beck, after spending
the holidays with her parents, ,Mr.
and Mrs. L. D. Beck, has returned to
Cuthbert, Ga., resuming her position
as teacher of mathematics and Latin
in the Cuthbert high school.
Miss Carita Camp will leave Mon Monday
day Monday afternoon for Winston-Salem, N.
C, where she attends college. Miss
Camp and her special girl friends are
guests of Miss Elizabeth Bennett at
the Temple this afternoon, ,enjoyipg a
farewell visit with Miss Camp.
Dr. Carey B. Rogers of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, one of the South's foremost sur surgeons,
geons, surgeons, who has been the guest of Mr.
and Mrs. Jack Camp for some days,
returned home today.
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest McQuaig of
Brooklyn, N. Y., who are visting rel relatives
atives relatives here, will probably return -home
about Feb. 1.
The following Gainesville basket basketball
ball basketball fans motored over yesterday in
Mr. Billy Cannon's car to witness the
game in the afternoon between the
Gainesville and O. H. S. teams, viz:
Messrs. Edwards, Burkheim, Harold
Coles and Phillip Thomas. The party
returned home this morning. The
game yesterday resulted in favor of
the visiting team, with a score of 41
to 16. ;
HOWARD DORSE Y
The funeral services of little How Howard
ard Howard Dorsey, the five-year-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Dorsey of Dun Dunnellon,
nellon, Dunnellon, were conducted at ten o'clock
this morning at the home of Mrs.
Dorsey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. G.
McDavid, Rev. J. R. Herndon of the
Presbyterian church officiating. The
services were very short, and after afterward
ward afterward many loving friends escorted
the little body to its resting place in
the old city cemetery.
Little Howard's death occurred
yesterday afternoon at "the home of
his grandparents and was caused by
blood poisoning from a sliver run in
his hand less than two weeks ago. He
was a most bright and lovable little
boy, and the friends of his parents
and grandparents sympathize deeply
with them in their bereavement.
WE FELLOWS WHO STAY AT
HOME MUST DO OUR PART
If we do not realize the situation,
it is high time that we were getting
From the papers you saw that we
are to part with 90,000,000 bushels of
our wheat. The wheat which we had
to spare was gone the middle of last
Now here is where we can do "just
a little bit" of our part. We must eat
corn instead of wheat, and we can do
it; furthermore, we can do without
wheat altogether if it comes to u
For breakfast, there is nothing to
compare with cornmeal cakes; and
for dinner, egg bread (made with
cornmeal) is fit for a king.
Send us your order today for a 12 12-pound
pound 12-pound bag of Chazal's famous Old
Fashion Cornmeal and begin to do
your part. The price is 60c., or 5c.
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We are showing the handsomest
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HELPING YOU WITH YOUR LIVE STOCK.
HPHE Federal Reserve Banking System, established by the government, stands
back of the range. Through our membership in it we can help our patrons
carry; live stock which they are raising or fattening for market.
Farmers' notes, with not over six months to run, given for raising or car carrying
rying carrying live stock, can be rediscounted by us with our Federal Reserve Bank,
thereby increasing our ability to extendto our patrons such help asthey may need.
If you are in the live stock business come in and talk with us.
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
l&jm&V$S&l DR. D. AI. BONEY
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I especially offer.my services to the
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail ordexs.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg
FOR SALE New typewriter, at $3
per month. Room 5, Holder Block,
Ocala, Fla. 12-tf
COTTAGE FOR RENT Corner of
Watula and South Third street. Ap Apply
ply Apply to C. Rheinauer. 12-tf
WANTED Twenty boys 18 years ola
and upward, at once. White or color colored.
ed. colored. Apply to Ocala Ice & Packing
FOR SALE Fire and burglar proof
Hall safe, size 32x30x48, practically
new. Will sell at a bargain. Address
Joseph Hallagan, 316 N. Pond street,
or phone 398. 12-6t
MESSENGER i W A N T E D White
boy, 14 years or over, with bicycle, to
deliver messages. Prefer one who
knows city well. Apply to Postal Tel Telegraph
egraph Telegraph office. 12-tf
LOST Sunday night, black silk
gloves, containing cameo ring, at the
Methodist church or on street between
church and corner of Sanchez and 5th
streets. Suitable reward for return to
C. E. Simmons' residence 12-3t
FOR SALE Six bushels of Sea Isl Island
and Island cotton seed, $2.15 per bushel. M.
M. Seabolt, Waverly, Fla. 12-3t
FOR RENT Five rpom cottage with
garden space, barns, shed, fowl
houses. Phone 220. ll-3t
FOR SALE One 240-egg Cyphers
Incubator, at $20. Mrs. A. E. Ash Ash-worth,
worth, Ash-worth, Belleview, Fla. ll-6t
FOR SALE Almost new willow baby
carriage; reversible willow hood; has
rubber, tires. Price reasonable. Apply
at 628 N. Magnolia street, or address
P. O. Box 422, Ocala, Fla. ll-6t
FOR SALF. Twelve-room, two-story
residence, with sleeping porches; re recently
cently recently rebuilt; all modern conven conveniences;
iences; conveniences; garage; full block between
South Second and Third streets. Will
be sold at reasonable figure and suit suitable
able suitable terms. Apply to Mrs. George
Rents, phone 359. 10-6t
WANTED Small second-hand saw sawmill.
mill. sawmill. Address Muclan Farms Produce
Co., Oklawaha, Fla. 9-6t
FOR SALE Nice lot 70 x 112 in sec second
ond second ward. Also wish to rent or pur purchase
chase purchase 80-acre farm nears Ocala. W.
W. Condon. 1-8-tf
FOR SALE Home cured lard and
home cured smoked meats. Every
pound guaranteed. Any quantity. Ad Address
dress Address C. H. Luffman, Sparr, Fla. lm
FOR SALE Fine Residence at &
Bargain. Seven rooms, besides bath
room and sleeping porch; "electric
lights, gas, hot and cold water; well,
cistern and city water; servant's
house, garage, chicken houses, gar garden,
den, garden, fruit and shade trees; good
neighbors. Will sell furnished or un unfurnished
furnished unfurnished on easy terms. Apply to
No. 416 Lime street, or address Box
575, Ocala, Florida. 1-5-lm
AGENTS WANTED Local repre representatives
sentatives representatives in leading citrus, farming
and trucking communities of Florida
for tractor which "gives satisfaction
on sandy soils. This tractor is ideal
for Florida conditions and will be in
big demand. We will liberally adver advertise
tise advertise it in mediums covering state and
in local papers where we establish
agencies. Liberal proposition to deal dealers
ers dealers who will add this tractor to their
present lines of farm implements,
supplies, etc- or to individuals who
give all or part their time to selling
it. Write for particulars, stating ter territory
ritory territory you can handle and ging bank
references. Don't delay the season
for tractors is at hand and agents for
ours who get busy soon will reap a
harvest, Address L. B. Skinner Mfg.
Co- Dunedin, Fla. 9-11-12
Members of the Federal Reserve
1 1 1
In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining ro.fn service is
second tt none.
RATES From $1.50 per day per person to $6.
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Own Your Ovn Home
A House and Two Lots
A House and 3 Acres
A House and 2 Lots
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay Payments
ments Payments of
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Room 5, Holder Block,
CONSIDER THIS ARGUMENT
Which Is More Economical ?
60 Gals. Pure Ready
Mixed Paint at .$2.25 $135.00
30 Gals. DAVIS' 2-4-1
PAINT at 2.25 67.50
30 Gals. Pure Linseed
Oil at 70 21.00
A clear saving of $46.50, or propor-
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