Weather Forecast: Fair and colder
tonight; freezing temperature north
portion, frost central portion; Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday fair and colder south portion.
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Junker Element Entirely Gon-
HSR IS GOSHCED TO Jill OPERATiQIlS Of! THE
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rihe neutral press agrees that the
control of Germany is passing to the
militaristsor the leaders wHo want to
hold what they have gained by might
and the swordu Chancellor Von Hert Hert-ling
ling Hert-ling is again reported ill and prepar preparing
ing preparing to resign, while the militarists
are demanding the dismissal, of For Foreign
eign Foreign Secretary Von Kuehlmann. Ber Berlin
lin Berlin reports Chancellor Von Hertling's
' address irj the main committee of the
reichstag" postponed. It had been pre previously
viously previously reported that the chancellor
would answer the war aims of Presi President
dent President Wilson and Premier Lloyd Lloyd-George
George Lloyd-George Wednesday. No" explanation,
is ghsen by the ,Germans why peace
negotiations with Russia have tem temporary,
porary, temporary, halted. The winter idleness
on the westerp and Italian fronts is
unbroken by large operations. V
BRITISH PORT BOMBARDED
London, Jan. 15.- Yarmouth was
ifO rabarded from the sea last night, it
(?J officially announced. Twenty shells
" fell in the city and?three persons were
killed and ten injured. The material
' damage was slight. ( ':
London, Jan; 15. A strong hostile
raid northeast of Armentieres yes yesterday
terday yesterday was repulsed, the : war office
reports. During the night German
trenches north of Lens were raided,
and the British captured prisoners
arid machine guns. 'Otherwise there
is, nothing to report.
VIOLENT ARTILLERY FIRE AT
Paris, Jan. 15. Violent artillery
fighting on the Verdun front is re reported
ported reported in today's Official cornmumea
tions. In Alsace French patrons cap captured
tured captured prisoners. Elsewhere the night
y ENGLISH READY TO MEET IT
London, Jan. 15. Andrew Bonar
Law, chancellor of the exchequer, an announced
nounced announced in the house of-commons to today
day today that as a result of Field-Marshal
Haig's inquiry, the general staff,war
cabinet and government considered
the British higher army command not
surprised by the German attack in
the Cambrai region Nov. 30th and
that all proper and adequate disposi dispositions
tions dispositions had been made to meet i.
TALIANS GAINED AT MOUNT
v : ASOLENE
Rome, Jan. 15. By an attack in
the Mount Asolene iregion on the
northern front, the Italians gained
considerable advantages and inflicted
heavy losses on the enemy, the .war .war--
- .war-- office announces.
Berlin, Jan. 15. Italian attacks on
the Teutonic lines in the Monte
Asolene and Monte Pertica sectors
yesterday broke down with heavy
losses, army headquarters announced
RUMANIAN MINISTER UNDER
London, Jan. 15. The Rumanian
minister at Petrograd and his staff
have been placed under arrest by the
Bolsheviki, the Rumanian legation
here announces. :; ; :
-BILLY (SINGLE) CLIFFORD
In telling you, that this exceeding exceedingly
ly exceedingly bright and clever musical comedy
twill be at the Temple tomorrow
night, we do away with the necessity
f Spreading on any advertising. ,"Bil ,"Bil-(Single)
(Single) ,"Bil-(Single) Clifford" i3 known and
as been enjoyed all over the United
states, and is a- favorite in Ocala,'
wbnre the show has been an annual
, huijT for the last four or five sea seasons.
sons. seasons. When we tell you to secure your
seats, settle yourself in .them and pre:
pare for two hours of solid enjoy-
' runt, we've said it all.
Secreary Lansing Seems to be Well
i Stocked Up With Dip-
Paris, Jan. 15. The arrest yester yesterday
day yesterday of former Premier CaUlaux was
due principally to a cablegram from
Secretary Lansing in .Washington,
saying that in 1915 Caillaux was in
communication with the Berlin for foreign
eign foreign office.
PEACE AT ANY PRICEV
Lansing's cablegram stated that
the American representative to
Buenos Aires is able to establish that
Caillaux during his visit to Argentina
in 1915, communicated ,with y Berlin
through Count Von JLaixburg, with the
object of concluding peace with Ger Germany
many Germany at any price.
STATESMAN AND SOLDIER
Augustus P. Gardner Has Given His
Life to Ilis Country
. Macon, Jan. 15. Major Augustus
Pcabody Gardner of the 121st infant
try died in the base hospital at Camp
Wheeler at 5:10 o'clock; last night of
v FUEL IS SHORT
Spartanburg, S. C, Jan. 15. Three
local cotton mills "have closed and
others in upper South Carolina will
have to discontinue operations unless
relief from the fuel shortage is af afforded,
forded, afforded, it was said here today.
BANKS WILL OBSERVE
Saturday, January 19th, 1918 (Lee's
birthday) being a legal holiday ; in
the state of Florida, the undersigned
banks of this city will be closed for
business on that day.
The Commercial Bank.
The Ocala National Bank.
The Munroe & Chambliss
4td&w National Bank.
BUY .WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
There's a bake show here in town
Where bread's baked nice and brown;
, Also cakes and pies
WTiich none can despise
And youll not be served with a frown.
15 t Carter's Bakery.
AFFLECK MILLINERY PARLOR
Wre wish to announce that Miss
Anna pollebaugh ; of Baltimore, will
be in charge, of ouri workroom this
season.' She is an expert designer
and trimmer and has been in the
northern and eastern markets since
the middle of December in our inter interests,
ests, interests, studying the latest modes; de designs,
signs, designs, fabrics and all that constitute
distinctiveness and style in. the mil millinery
linery millinery world. Also selecting mater materials
ials materials and getting upi patterns.
Misa Hollebaugh is .expected to ar arrive
rive arrive in Ocala Saturday and on Mon Monday,
day, Monday, Jan. 21, will be in charge of her
po sition, and will gheerfully and
efficiently render her best services to
all patrons and friends of the Af Affleck
fleck Affleck Millinery Parlor, Ocala House
Block, opposite Gerig's Drug Store.
Phone 161. 15-Ctd-&?r
OCALA, FLORIDA,VTUESl)AY, JANUARY. 15, 1918.
nnnnnroDiufi nt mi nao nn
BICE AT TilE MTIOflAL CAPITA
(New York Morning Telegraph)
One of the most ardent advocates
for an increase in. the salary of gov government
ernment government employes is the Hon. Frank
Clark, representative from the Sec
ond' District of Florida. And inas inasmuch
much inasmuch as he is beginning the four fourteenth
teenth fourteenth year of his congressional resi residence
dence residence in Washington, he has had
ample time to observe the extensive
wdrk of the various departments $f
the government, as well as the quali qualifications
fications qualifications of the hundreds and hun hundreds
dreds hundreds of men and women who do it.
"The, worker has been entitled to
the just reward of his labor since
work began," Mr. Clark said yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. "It seems to me that the aver average
age average man or woman in the depart departments
ments departments has never been adequately
paid for the service required of him.
Few people who do not come in con contact
tact contact with "the departments have any
idea of the enormous amount of work
done by, the employes, the great ma majority
jority majority of whom are specialists in their
particular line and have qualified for
Some one asked Mr. Clark if he was
going to make a speech about it when
the time came. He thought he might'
say a few words, and again he might
"I don't make many speeches," Mr.
Clark said. "When I first came to
Congress," he' explained "it seemed
to me there were .two ways in which
I could serve my constituents ana
legislation. One was to ask the chair
for recognition on every possible thing
tnat came up, .talk about measures
and bilk, offer frit iMcm anrl nKiont!
, r wuu vujbwii
frequently;' in fact, keep "on my feet
ana in the eye of the House. ; Now,
that looked to me like a way to dis dissipate
sipate dissipate any influence or force or polit political
ical political energy one might have. Whereas,
the other way, which meant close ap application
plication application to what was going on, keep keeping
ing keeping up with all .this correspondence,
concentrating on the measures f
directly demanded my "attention, work
ing with my committees and making
a speech only when I had something
that had to be said why, that was
the way that 'appealed to, me most.
And after thirteen years in the House
I still think it is better and anyway,
it has become my habit."
"It is you, is it not," some one ask ask-edY4twho
edY4twho ask-edY4twho does not approve of the dol-lar-q-year
"Yes, I happened to say something
about that," Mr. Clark laughed, "and
I'm inclined to say a lot more, for, to
my way of thinking, it violates every
sense of proportion and offends the
fitness of things. Not for a, moment
do I fail to appreciate thev motives
that actuate prominent men of wrealth
and position to volunteer their ser services
vices services and give their Xmi and energy
to ; some administrative part of war
WfsrV ha TV xi-o-rV of o J11
But here's the point. In the first
place the United States can pay for
services rendered the government, i In
the next place it does not necessarily
follow that because a man has attain attained
ed attained a high position in his particulai
field in the world and hasv great
riches he is qualified to undertake an
emergency department of war work
with the same degree of efficiency
Undoubtedly there is many and many
a man who not only can do that work
as well, but infinitely better, and who
needs the salary such a position com commands.
mands. commands. More than that, there is a
certain obligation and consideration
due the man who works for nothing.
When the government hires a man to
do some work, and pays him for it,
the government can direct and con control
trol control without ny qualms of obligation
or of any regard for the 'great 'fav 'fav-or!'
or!' 'fav-or!' -:" ". y -,
- There are three of the Southern
congressmen who were all born in the
town of Eufaula, Ala. Mr. Kehoe of
Florida, Mr. Dent of Alabama and Mr.
Clark of Florida v
"I was born there in '60," said Mr.
Clark, "and of course do not remem remember
ber remember anything of the war except the
soldiers coming into town. My father
was an officer in the Confederate
army arid died in the war, of pneu pneumonia,
monia, pneumonia, leaving my mother and four
children without a thing, for of
course all we had was wiped out by
the war. One of my sisters married
and after a time we went to live near
her, and. I worked on the farm, pick picking
ing picking cotton, looking after the stock,
ICHEASE POM OF
If the Bill Goes Thru, Hoover Can
Tell Us Just When and
, What to Eat
' ;j (Associated Press) v
Washington, Jan., 15. Bills to
amend the food law and empower the"
food administration to compel observ observance
ance observance of wheatless and meatless days
or any other measures prescribed,
was introduced in the House and Sen Senate
ate Senate today. 'y
plowing and all that. Of course, 'be 'between
tween 'between times I went to schooL In due
course of time I got the idea I want wanted
ed wanted to go west. I'd saved a little mon money,
ey, money, and I set jforth for Ysmkton,
Dakota. I entered a printing; office,
and undertook to realize my ambition
for. the west. But it wasn't long ointil
I decided to go back to Alabama. It
was too cold in Dakota. But before I
had fairly settled down once more I
was persuaded to join a little party of
pioneers for Florida. As it all turned
out, it was the great event of my life,
because upon that point everything
else depended. We traveled overland,
jn a wagon, and it took us 23 days to
cover, the distance that is accomplish accomplished
ed accomplished now in about ten hours. But we
went .'w&y down southwest on the
gulf side of the peninsula, in the reg region
ion region of Okeechobee."
"How did you earn your first mon money?"
ey?" money?" someone asked. r
"Ficking oranges," Mr. Clark re responded
sponded responded quickly. "I got 40 cents a
thousand, and, I could pick four thou thousand
sand thousand a day that gave me $1.60 day
And I taught school for a while Fol Following
lowing Following my career as a pedagogue I
undertook to read law. Always I'd
sub-consciously meant to do it, in or order
der order eventually to make the law my
profession. So I went to town to read
law in a lawyer's office. I'd go down
early, open up, sweep out, do the
chores and get at the law I was ad admitted
mitted admitted to the bar, and at once swung
my own shingle.
1 "It was a comparatively new place,
there were not many lawyers of long long-established
established long-established standing and no defined
line of clients for any particular one,
so I had a fair field and no favors. I
was young and ambitious. I married
and worked hard.; Not so much with
tjie 'dominating desire for riches and
wealth, bu-for the comfortable com competency
petency competency that makes life rich and hap happy
py happy astwe go along. For whereas I
realize the luxury that wealth brings,
it seems to me the greater joy of life
comes from having the comfort of
money as one goes along. I've never
wanted to deprive my children of
something they wanted, or skimp and
deny in my daily life with the idea of
laying up in barns and storehouses
the great riches to be left after I'm
gone. Of course every man can make
money. He has only to live for less
than he makes. He may not have the
genius for coining it in great and fab fabulous
ulous fabulous sums, but he can attain the
comfortable bank account that allow
his children the college education (the
best foundation in the world for their
lives) and gives him the pleasure of
life as he goes along without burning
up his soul and starving his body in
the all-absorbing pursuit of great
In the House of Representatives,
Mr. Clark is chairman of the commit committee
tee committee on public buildings and grounds,
and is a member of the recently recently-created
created recently-created special committee on woman
suffrage in the House.
One issue of the Record contains a
speech of Mr. Clark's that he did not
make upon the floor of the House. It
was delivered in the amphitheater at
Arlington last June, and it empha emphasizes
sizes emphasizes the patriotism of this unosten unostentatious,
tatious, unostentatious, forceful man, this quiet, yet
briliant statesman, as nothing else
I could. United as one beneath
the ample folds of the Stars and
Stripes," he concluded, "the descend-
In Starting a Much-Needed In-
ACCOnDIIlB TO nE7 BILL. 0UiifG MB! WILL- HAVE TO I1EG-
. ISTFR AS FAST AS
Washington, Jan. 15 As a direct
result of sentiment in the House over
thedeath frorri pneumoniaof former
Representative Gardner, at ?S3amp ?S3amp-Wheeler,
Wheeler, ?S3amp-Wheeler, Ga., Representative Gard, of
Ohio, today introduced a resolution
to direct the military committee to
investigate the camp's condition.
Camp site selections, sufficiency of
clothing, hospital facilities andtreat andtreat-ment
ment andtreat-ment will be investigated under the
resolution. The House adjourned in
honor of Major Gardner.
NEW MEASURE FOR REGISTRA REGISTRA-:
: REGISTRA-: V TION x
Washington, Jan. 15. At the re request
quest request of the war department, today
Chairman Chamberlain of the Senate
military committee, introduced a bill
for the registration of all men who
have become 21 years' of age since
June 5, 1917. Senator Chamberlain
also introduced a bill providing tor
the furloughing of national army mei;
for harvesting the crops and othei
agricultural duty. Another bill would
put the quota of the spates on the
basis of available men in the first
class instead of on the population. In
determining upon the registration oi
men' who have become 21, the war de department
partment department rejected any plan to raise
the age limit above 31 years.
KENTUCKY IN THE.
r DRY COLUMN
Frankfort, Ky., Jan. 15. Both
houses of the Kentucky general as assembly
sembly assembly yesterday, ratified the propos proposed
ed proposed prohibition amendment to the fed federal
eral federal constitution.
The stockholders of the Marion
County Fair and Agricultural Asso Association
ciation Association and of the Marion County
Fair Association will hold a meeting
at the Board of Trade room Friday
afternoon. On the decision taken at
these meetings will depend whether
we shall have a fair this year or not.
The Star would advise those of our
citizens who believe in the fair to at attend
tend attend and encourage the stockholders
to keep up the work. This is not a
good time to be givnig up any bene beneficial
ficial beneficial public institution.
ants of those who wore the blue and
those who wore the gray in salsa
phalanx, will soon move across tne
mighty Atlantic to meet in battle ar array
ray array the legions of the kaiser, the war
lord of the civilized world. While
democracies like ours have been pur pursuing
suing pursuing the paths of peace, without a
thought of war, thi3 mighty monarch
has been---preparing for thi3 awful
day. His traps have been set, his
nets spread. Mr. Clark adapt-
iedWTiitcomb Riley's verse, as an ac
curate version of "The Spider of Ber Berlin
lin Berlin x
And with fondly false embraces
Did I weave my mystic lace 3
Round their horror, stricken vfaces
Till I strangled every groan.
And my mortal oul engages
That no spider in the pages
Of the history of ages
Felt a rapture more divine.
Then with fierce ambition burning,
And an awful thirst and yearning
I hastened my returning
With a fiendish appetite.
And the scene was so impressing,
That I breathed a special blessing
As I killed them with caressing
And devoured them one by one.
"If republics are1 to survive," Mr. 1
Clark pronounced, "if democracies are j
still to live and bless the people, the
webs of the great German spider
must be destroyed and the spiders
must be killed."
Advertii-3 in tha Star.
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For Its Slanderous Attacks Blade on
. American Troops in
Washington, Jan. 15. A Congres Congressional
sional Congressional investigation of the "slander- -ou3
charge.' against the character of
the American troops abroad, alleged
to have been circulated by the Anti Anti-Saloon
Saloon Anti-Saloon League, i3 proposed in a reso resolution
lution resolution introduced today by Represen Representative
tative Representative Cary.
Clifford Pea body writes- from Mad Mad-ison
ison Mad-ison Barracks, N. Y., as follows:
Editor Star: I have thought many
times that I wo'4ld write, but have had
my hand3 full as I spent nearly three
weeks in the hospital here with the
mumps was in bed Christmas day,
now though I am feeling fine again.
'This afternoon Isaw in Watertown,
Marguerite Clark in "The Seven ;
Swans." It was a beautiful picture,
nothing wonderful but pretty and well
gotten up. The "Run" and the Ock Ock-lawaha
lawaha Ock-lawaha river showed up fine and al-
most made me home sick to be there
again. You must see thi3 picture if
it ever gets where- you can.
It has been very cold here, .42 be below
low below and as I write it is snowing Aery
hard, however, 4it is much warmer
The coal situation is rauth better
here now but all still see the "No
Sugar Today" signs about every oth other
er other day.
The New York Central has had
about half of the trains taken off of
the Buffalo to Boston division and the
people are not "kicking" but are tak-
ing it as just one main help in win-
ning the war.
It is a common thir.g here now to
see a passenger train "go in the hole''
for a coal train, the coal trains have
right-of-way over all other trains ex except
cept except troop trains and again the peo people
ple people do not complain.
Yesterday I wert over the New
York Air Brake Co?s. plant at Water Water-town,
town, Water-town, they let a contract one week
before Thanksgiving day for four
buildings- two 800 feet long and, 90
feet wide, one story high and two
1400 feet long and 250 feet wide.one
story high. Yesterday, January 6th,
just six weeks from the contract was
let, three of the buildings are ready
to have the machinery put in them
and the fourth is nearly half coraplet-
ed. This is a record up this way. Tht
bupdings are steel frames and all
g!as3 sides and have concrete floors.
In these buildings will be manu manufactured
factured manufactured 3 and 6-inch shells for Uncle
I saw the lot where these buildings
now stand two months ago and just a
few trees stood on them.
Two thousand men work in two
shifts, night and day, Sunday includ included,
ed, included, and are paid every day a good
hard work laborer r is paid $4 a
day and a team of horses are paid 1
a day. This is higher on account of
it being a rush job.
All four buildings must be turned
over, completed on the 15th
Business is good up here and every-
body seem3 happy not overflowing
with joy for too many of their boys
are in the army or navy for them to
be that way, but they are keeping a
"stiff upper lip" and that always
The men in barracks here are all
(Continued on Fourth PS"e)
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People would be more apt to weigh
their words if they were paid for them
by the pound.
There is one thing certain and sure
about negro workmen, and that is
there are no foreign spies among
them. ". : :
.The British ambassador, to Russia
says Trotzky is honestly workinsr to
bring about eaee and that his work
is far more detrimental to the Gerr
mans than to the Allies."
Major A. P. Gardner, -former con
gressman from Massachusetts, who
resigned when war was declared, to
enter the ranks, is in a dying condi
tion at Camp Wheeler- 4from pneu
There is one good thing about wom women
en women doine men's work it will compel
them to shed their corsets. They
can't remain shut un in their little
steel cages and sling themselves at
the same time.
The Tampa papers did. love Frank
Clark and had nothing but good1. to
say about him until he began to work
iilant. Then he became "a crabber of
pork out of the government barrel.
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It is no wonder that "Former Pre Premier
mier Premier Caillaux is under arrest. The
wonder is that he hasn't been jshot. It
is strange that France, vihich has" the
bravest and most sacrificing, people in
the world j puts up with such a rotten
It is5 noticeable here lately that a3
soon as the wind rises the city lights
. ....... fc -.Wl.
ing an electrical' .expert, we don't
know the reason nor-the remedy, but
we would like to see the trouble
; abated.1: '.'"Vv -"'' --.
The entire country as well as the
i 1..J X. XI.. A.I
Capt. Lewis R. Whisler, an officer
who made an excellent record in the
Spanish-American war,, but who at
Camp Funston,' .Kansas, Saturday
night, killed four helpless men arid
then suicided, his actions' being ;due ,to
his theft of ?GO,C007 from the army
bank at. the camp
It is unreasonable to expect any
great improvements in anything these
days, but there ,are jnany littleim littleim-;
; littleim-; provements that mights be made-
among them, a. number of ilae tores
in the city might put new latches on
their doors There are several; stores
here that, to our positive knowledge;
haven't '' changed 1 ,their latches in
twenty-five years, and they are an in infernal
fernal infernal nuisance to customers going
in and out in weather' cold enough to
require that, the doors be kept shut; ;
The fuel administration is -doing
good work and the Star i3 glad ; to
help it. but the advertisement it runs
elsewhere is proof of its lack of prac-
tical methods in dealing with a large
section of the country. It has 'sent xts
an elaborate advertisement dealing
with the waste of coal ; and it will
-have, Jan. 30, a "tag the5 shovel" day
ii ai i :a 1.1 ji..7At
uit over txie cuuuiry. vju uiab.us;tawc
school children will carry on a cam campaign
paign campaign similar to that of "the food ad administration
ministration administration a few months ago. All
this is meritorious, but Ocala and a
large number ,.of. other southern towns
doesn't" burn coalcant get it to
burn. The fuel administration in this
is like the agricultural department,
which sends outthe same advice -for
the south that it gives the north and
west. However, the fuel administra administration's
tion's administration's advice needn't be wasted
save your wood as you would save
coal if you had it, and tag your ax in instead
stead instead of your shovel. You can't miss
it far when you are saving with any anything
thing anything these days.
OCALA TWENTY YEARS AGO
At the Ocala House, Friday night,
Jan. 14, was given a german, : at
whicb ten couples tripped the light
fantastic. The Star of the 15th said;
"WrTVi Martin and Miss Lula Gary
led the march. The other participants
were, E. T. Helveriston, Miss Loretta
Bullock; E. L. Crossett, Miss Lollie
Haley: Capt. ; R. E. Davidson, Miss
Lay alette Martin; Ben Rfieinauer,
Miss Mamie Eagleton; W. W. Con Condon,
don, Condon, Miss Eunice Williams; E. L. Mc Mcintosh,
intosh, Mcintosh, Miss Cecil Cornell; J. C. Nor-
cross, Mjss EfBe Burnett; Mr. and
Mrs F. E. Bugbee, Mr. and Mrs. J.
H. Livingston. Prof. Pike's orchestra
furnished the music."
t 'Mrs. jE. L. Carney entertained a
number : of friends in honor of Mis-?
Burnett of Winchester, Ky., a sister
of Mrs'U. R. Waterman.
Dr. Smith moved his office into tht
rooms in the Merchants' block that he
kept for the next ten years.
The tobaccio; enterprise, which many
hoped would partly repay the state
for its lost oranges groves, was then
in lull swiagi-yasf was shown by an announcements
nouncements announcements of the arrival of J. E.
Mabry of Clarksville, Tenn., an ex experienced
perienced experienced tobacco grower,' who came
here, to plant the weed, and that Col.
L.. P. Miller, who had just bought the
Vbgt place, 'would plant five acres to
tobacco This movement soon play played
ed played but.
At the meeting of the board of
trade Monday "night, nineteen mem members
bers members were present. The tone of the
meeting was at first decidedly pessi pessimistic;
mistic; pessimistic; Jbut. after awhile the members
warmed up to the occasion and be became
came became X more : cheerful.- It was f deter determined
mined determined to : carry on the work of the
board, and;Mr.D. S. Welch was elect elected
ed elected president, rto succeed vMr W. T.
Gary, who has filled the office for thb
last year. Both Mr: Gary i and Mr.
W.elch are very busy tnen,' but it is
noticeable that busy mert are the only
ones who have time to do much work
for the public, good. Mr. R. L. Martin
was elected -temporary secretary. Mr.
Welch .will; in. a few days, appoint a
board of governors,, and try to keep.
the work going. The gathering ad adjourned
journed adjourned 4n a inore optimistic frame of
mind.The Star is glad that the board
will not disband. Every interest in
town would suffer if it did. It is not
possible for it to work on the scale it
did a few years ago, but it can at
least .operate on a war. footing and
attend to a great many matters that
could not be managed without it.
Onqe in. a while we ; find ; in the
Times-Union a passage that expresses
the matter in hand so completely that
there is nothing' more to' be said. The
following is an instance :
"Germans are fond of saying Amer America
ica America is getting rich j while Europe is
getting poor; who is responsible?
Moreover America is putting her mil millions
lions millions into the -war-without stints-she
is bound to consider that when Eu Europe,
rope, Europe, is a pauper she cannot collect
her' debts. The truth is that America
has accepted the fate of Europe Europe-Christendom
Christendom Europe-Christendom has been cast into 'the
furnace-by: the act of Germany. Rus Russia
sia Russia is ready to repudiate her debt but
without repudiation when could she
pay what she already owed and begin
to pay interest on the loans we have
allowed her?, The case is pretty des desperate
perate desperate for all of us and jGermany has
succeeded in 'staggering humanity';
sometimes we wonder if she takes
pride n her work. At least we have
not hesitated to pay the price she de demands
mands demands and' we shall not begin to be
frightened 4 now Shrecklickeit is an
J&gly word but it is distinctly German
and she must defend ?itnot we."
; Very seldom see a scurrilous para paragraph
graph paragraph in of the newspapers? about
Governor Catts these days. The chief
executive1 is making good and is get get-ing
ing get-ing more popular every day. Tampa
' .We don't5 know about" his making
good and we are exceedingly- doubtful
about hisN increasing popularity, but
he is keeping quiet; and that is one
thing to be thankful for. We guess
Mc is not well versed in state affairs,
or he wouldn't i make himself ridicul ridiculous
ous ridiculous ; by applying the term "scurril "scurrilous"
ous" "scurrilous" to the papers that opposed Catts.
The governor and his supporter used
more scurrility in the campaign and
up to a few: months ago than has been
used in (all -Florida politics since the
state was created, and we strongly
suspect they will release another flood
of it the next time he runs for office.
The director general of railways
has informed the Florida -.railroads
that the government must have- all
tile freight cars available il at once.
District Superintendent' McArthur of
the Atlantic Coast Line instructs all
the agents on this division that be beginning
ginning beginning tomorrow, January t 15thi
steps must be taken to put every car
in use and keep it running. .This
means that .shippers mustJ.be prompt
to help the railroad men ? in loading
and unloading, as cars Jcan' be left
standing on sidetracks to await the
convenience of any, private party or
corporation. There -are not ; quite
enough cars in the country to carry
on all the business, so it is impera imperatively,
tively, imperatively, necessary that all be kept
Washington is flooded; with appli applicants
cants applicants for clerical positions who -have
no qualifications for such work. The
impression appears to exist that any anyone
one anyone who comes to Washington can in instantly
stantly instantly get a job. Nothing could be
more erroneous. The only urgent need
for clerical workers in Washington is
for experienced stenographers and
typists. To avoid the expense and
disappointment incident to this situa situation,
tion, situation, applicants for positions are urg urged
ed urged to take the civil service examina examination,
tion, examination, or if not thus fortified should,
if desiring employment with the fuel
administration, first submit to an in investigation
vestigation investigation of their qualifications by
correspondence. The fuel administra administration
tion administration is making nos appointments 6f
any kind except on the sole basis of
SLOTT IS SOBER
Editor Star: Some days ago, an
item appeared in the m,ovning paper
which created; the impression that; I
had been arrested for being drunk.
As I was in no way connected vwith
this affair I desire to sot myself right
in the matter. One of my employees
was implicated in the. case,' but in instead
stead instead of using his name in the item
mine was used in such a way as to
create the impression that I was mix mixed
ed mixed up in the affair. I trust you will
allow me space for the above explan explanation
ation explanation in justice to myself. VV
Jan. 15, 1918. A. Slott.
Mr. Slott needs no defense nor
explanation with those who know
him there is not a more sober and
reliable man in the city.
Ocala Iron Works Stockholders Meet-
,V v" ing
The annual meeting of the stopk stopk-holders
holders stopk-holders of the Ocala Iron Works will
be held in the company office, Ocala,
Fla., on Monday, the 4th 'day of Feb February,
ruary, February, A. t. 1918, at 10 o'clock a, m.,
for the purpose of electing officers
and such other business as may be
required to come before the meeting.
? Dated in Ocala, Fla.,' this the 7th
day of j January, A. D. 1918.
(Signed) : George MacKay,
Chas. E. Simmons, President.
Nunnally's Candies (the standard
of the South) a limited quantity at
Geng's Drug Store. ; 18
Help to Win the War!
- Let me paint your., roof for v
you. Bear in mind, tin roofs
don't wear out they rust out.
Composition roofs don't wear
Out they 'dry out. ;
On alLwork intrusted to me
in response to this appeal, I
will give a discount-of 5, on
condition that said 5 be in invested
vested invested in War Savings Stamps.
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"Built for Service"
n. O. RIDDLE Dealer
Florida House, Ocala, Fla.
IF YOU USE
f '-' '"s J t t" 7
your building will look ,well, the Paint
will wear well, the cost will be lowest,
since you will have fewer gallons to
buy, because its all paint, and you
get two fcr one.
'A coat now and then of DAVIS
OLD COLONY WAGON PAINT pre preserves
serves preserves your wagons and farm imple implements
ments implements and makes them look like new.
For Sale By ..
THE MARION HARDWARE CO,
Frcm TLree Years' Suffering. Saya
Canki Made Her We!L ; i
Texas City, Tex. In an interesting
statement, Mrs. G. H. Schill, of this town,
saysr "For three years I suffered untold
agony with my head. I was unable to
do any cf my work. :
I just wanted to sleep all the time, for
that was the only ease I could get, when
I was asleep. I became a nervous wreck
jusj; from the awful suffering with my
h&cLv '--rv ''. -1
1 was so nervous that the least coisa
would makp me jump out of my bed. 1
had "ho energy, and was unable to do
anything. My son, a young boy, had to
do all my household duties.
I was not able to do anything until I
took CarduL I took three bottles in all,
and it surely, cured me of those awful
headaches; That has been three years
ago, and I know the cure is permanent,
for I have never had any headache since
taldng CarduL -;f"':
Nothing relieved me until I took Cardui.
It did wonders for me." v ;
Try Cardui for your troubles made
from medicinal ingredients recommended
in medical books as being of benefit in
female troubles, and 40 years of use has
proven that the books are right. Begin
'aking Cardui today. NC-134
DO YOU KNOW CORN MEAL?
Its Use Means Service to Your Coun Country
try Country and Nourishing Food
(U. S. Food Administration)
Trv corn bread and see how srood it
can be. There are many ifands. You
will wonder why you didn't use it ev
ery day before the "war.
; It is very nourishing, too. A cup of
corn meal gives even more fuel to
your.body than a cup of wheat jSour.
Here is a quick kind of corn bread.
Our grandmothers used to make it on
a board before the open fire. You can
bake it in your oven.
1 Corn Dodger.
2 cups com meal 1 teaspoon salt, 2
teaspoons fat, 1 cups boiiing water.
Pour the boiling water over the other
materials. Beat welL When cool, form
into thin cakes and bake 30 minutes
in a hot oven. Makes 14 biscuits.
These crisp little biscuits are good
with butter or gravy. Eat them with
your meat and vegetables."
Corn as Bread
Corn bread is especially good mado
with sour; milk and soda; but sweet
milk and f baking powder are satis satisfactory.
factory. satisfactory. Eggs improve"the flavor and
add to the food value, but may be
omitted if too expensive.
No. 1. 2 cups corn meal, 2, cups
sweet milk (whole or skim), 4 tea
spoons making powder, 1 tablespoon
sugar, 2 tablespoons7 fat, 1 teaspoon
salt, i egg (may be omitted).
No. 2. 2 cups corn meal,' 1 cups
sour milk, 1 teaspoon soda, 1 table
spoon sugar, 2 tablespoons fat,; 1 tea teaspoon
spoon teaspoon salt, 1 egg, (may be omitted).
Mix dry ingredients. Add milk,
well-beaten egg, and melted fat. Beat
well. Bake in shallow pan for about
An Old Southern Recipe -Here
is an old-fashioned soft spoo:a
bread that Southerners like. ; With
milk or sirup it makes a satisfying
meal. r. ;: '. :'
,. 2 cups water, 1 cup milk (whole or
skim), 1 cup corn meal, 1 tablespoon
fat, 2 eggs, 2 teaspoons salt,y Mix
water and corn meal and bring to the
boiling point and cook 5 minutes.
Beat well and make in a well-greased
pin for 25 minutes in a hot roveri.
Serve from 'the- same dish with : a
spoon. Enough for six. s ;
Corn Meal1 and Milk t
Do you use corn meal "mush for a
breakfast food ? It is both cheap and
good. Cooked in skim milk instead of
water it is extra fine and the food
value of the dish" is nearly doubled.
Here is a delicious corn1 meal and milk
- 'Indian Pudding?". 4 cups 'milk
(whole or skim), cap corn meal,
teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon ginger,
cup molasses, f Cook milk and meal in
a double boiler 20 minutes; add the
molasses, 5 salt and ginger; Pour into
buttered pudding dish and hake two
hours in a slow overi, or use tireless
cooker.' Serve with milk. This irnakes
a good and nourishing desert. 'Serves
six. '' l''.v-..
Corn Bleal and Meat f
Corn meal is good .combined with
meats. Such a dish is a meal in itself.
Try this one.
Tamale Pie: 2 cups corn meal, 6
cups water,' 1 tablespoon f at 1 onion,
2 cups tomatoes, 1 pound hamburger
steak. Make a mush by stirring the
corn meal and 1 teaspoons salt into
boiling water, Cook 45 minutesl
Brown onion, in fat, add hamburger
and stir until red color disappears.
Add salt, pepper and tomato. A sweet
pepper is an addition- Grease baking
dish, put in layer of corn meal mush,
add seasoned meat, and "cover with
mush.' Bake one-half 'hour. Serves
six. v; ,v
Corn Helps Us Feed the World
Ours is the splendid burden of feed feeding
ing feeding the world. There ia no magic way
of making food win the war. It can
be done in but one way; the way -of
voluntary and eager resolution jmd
action' of the whole people in every
shop and every-kitchen and at every
table in the land.
The more cornl we use the more
food can be sent abroad. There are at
least 50 ways to use corn ', meal 'to
make good dishes for dinner,, supper
and breakfast. Your family is miss missing
ing missing delicious, nourishing, economical
food if you are not serving corn-meal
dishes in your home.-
Here are some more suggestions:
Hot Breads f Boston, brown bread,
hoecake, muffins,! biscuits, griddle
Desserts : Corn-meal molasses cake,
apple corn bread, dumplings, ginger gingerbread,
bread, gingerbread, fruit gems.
Hearty Dishes: Corn-meal croquets,
corn-meal fish balls, meat and corn corn-meal
meal corn-meal dumplings, Italian polenta and
HEADS OF CITY DEPARTMENTS
George A. Nash, president of the
D. E. Mclver, president pro tern.
A. A. Winer, Department of Public
Safety: Police, fire, buildings and
structures.,,,-'' V '..
, A. T. Thomas, Department of Pub Public
lic Public Health: Sewerage, street and san sanitation.
itation. sanitation. ..."
E. A- Osborne, Department of Pub Public
lic Public Service: Light and water-,
G. A. Nash, Department of Justice:
Laws and ordinances. v
D. E. Mclver, Department ot Fi Finance:
nance: Finance: Finances and accounting. -'
Buy war savings stamps u to help
win the war and have us fill your)
prescriptions j for accurate h service.
The Court Pharmacy. tf
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 information about the Government W ar
The Munroe & Chambliss
the federal land bank v
is new investigating fiorida 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 fiorida.
if you have made an application for a loan, it
is of vital importance to you to show now that your
t'tle security is as good as your 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 experience 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. v
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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.
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T GAS C0RIS0E5EBS I
' .CONSERVATION is the watchword now;
and we take this method of asking that you
Ilelp us Help the; United States to Help
win the great war for world-wide democracy.
You can Help do thi by CONSERVING in
the use of gas. Use only what is absolutely
necessary. V It takes coal to make gas; coal
is badly heeded by your government for :
operating trb ins 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, agaihwe ask you to Help us us-Help
Help us-Help in this gigantic struggle. for world-widfc
democracy by using gas sparingly until.it is.
over. Believing that all Ocalans have the
great cause at heart, acd that our request
will recieve their heartyco-operation in the
CONSERVATION of energy, we are
Yours truly, Y
' FLORIDA UTILITIES CO. 1
By J. D. Wilkes7, Manager.
Ocala, Fla., January 11th, 1918.
,; r ; Buy' War'-Saviiigs Stamps
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lis now a universally acknowledged necessity. No business xnan is
prepared to meet the daiy, affairs of his business if he is hot pro protected
tected protected with
We represent not only the best fire insurance companies," but
also the highest class INDEMNITY AND BONDING : concerns in
the world. Talk is over with us. 1
UiiCLE SAWS FIR5T FUEL CONSERVATION -SIGN
duo f i y
Every American householder can help win the war by saving a shovel shovelful
ful shovelful of coal a day, according to the United States Fuel Administration. At
the end of the year the saving would amount to fifteen million' tons. This
would lieep five million people warm all winter. It would keep 7,500,000
soldiers warm all winter in cantonments. It would send a eet of twenty-
five battleships three thousand times across the Atlantic.'
Readlhe Star Want Ads It pays
If You Have Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
or Two-Seven y
Turning a New Leaf
I came to iny teacher with a quiver quivering
ing quivering lip,"
The task undone.
"Dear Teacher, I want a new leaf,"
l have soiled this one."
In the place of the leaf all stained
. and blotted
He gave me a new one, clean, un unspotted,
spotted, unspotted, And into my face he smiled:
"Do better now, my child."
I went to the throne with a quiver quivering
ing quivering heart,
f The old year done.
"Dear Father, hast thou a new leaf
I have soiled this one."
He took the old leaf, stained, and
And gave me a new one, clean, un unspotted,
spotted, unspotted, And into my sad heart smiled:
"Do better now, my child."
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. Silver Tea Saturday Afternoon 4
7' DicTdsn'Cliap"ter'tJ.: D.'C. will'give
a silver tea this coming Saturday,
General Lee's birthday, at 3 o'clock
at the residence of .Mrs. S. R. Whaley
on Oklawaha avenue. All friends are
cordially invited to attend.
A special program is being arrang arranged
ed arranged that promises" to be unusually in interesting.
teresting. interesting. r
Many friends of that beloved gen gentleman,
tleman, gentleman, Col. Martin, will be pleased
to hear that he has 'consented to give
a little talk on the life of General
Lee,' who was" a close associate of his
during the war. Col. Martin is now
the only living 'member of the Con Confederate
federate Confederate congress and his reminis reminiscences
cences reminiscences of' General Lee are many ana
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' Rebekahs Install Officers
- 7hen Miriam-Rehekah Lodge No.
15 was called to order Monday eve evening,
ning, evening, it was observed that ; exactly
thirteen members were present, v and
altho none are superstitious all f elt
a little bit 'Telieved when the editor
of the Star, who is one of the older
sisters; arrived and averted a possi
The Rebekahs lxad a very pleasant
meeting. 'Alter the installation ana
several excellent : talks for "the good
of the order." Refreshments were
served.. The 'refreshments consisted of
a good supply of the most appetizing
sandwiches', contributed "by some of
the ladies and a big potfull of excel excel-lentcofFee,which
lentcofFee,which excel-lentcofFee,which was hVewed by Mr.
A. Burnett. '. Mr. Burnett is an
Union veteran and learned to make
c6ffee in the camps and he surely
has acquired the art. f
Miriam-Rebekah Lodge revived af
ter the meeting of the grand lodge
here last spring,1 and it is growing
steadily and promises to have a long
and useful existence.'
The officers ; installed were as fol
Past Grand: Mrs. Emma Burnett.
Noble Grand: Mrs. Clara Moremen.
Vice Grand:, Mrs. Mamie Whitley.
Secretary: Mrs Georgia Ten Eyck.
Treasurer: Miss Ruth Hardee.
Warden: Miss' Elsie Hall.
Conductor: Miss Margaret Little.
'Chaplain: Miss Ruth Ervin.
Guardian: A.. Slott.
K. S. N. G.: Jake Brown.
L. S. N. .G.: A. E. Burnett..
R. S. V. G.: M. M. Little.
L S. V. G.: J. H. Benjamin
Mrs;' W. A. Barrett and little girl
leave this afternoon for Leesburg to
spend a week with Mrs. T. J. Redding.
a Miss Irene .Tompkins' friends re regret
gret regret to hear she is on the sick list
this week "and unable" to attend high
school, i ;
Mrs.J Julia Stephens arrived last
Tuesday from her home in Atlanta to
spend iix weeks with her son, Rev.
Bunyan Stephens and family.
The Altar Guild of Grace Episcopal
church announces that it is now ready
to take orders for plain or fancy sew sewing
ing sewing of all kinds. Phone 70. 15-3t
, .The members of the Junior sewing
circle of the Methodist xhurch will be
entertained' Wednesday afternoon at
3 o'clock by Mrs. Harry Holcomb..
Miss Elizabeth Rhodes," who is
spending the winter with Mrs." W. A.
Barrett, will be the guest of Mrs.
Harry Holcomb during Mrs." Barrett's
visit in Leesburg.
Miss Ruby Gissendaner will leave
on the 1 o'clock train Wednesday for
Montgomery, for a brief visit to her
cousins, Judge and Mrs. Ferry
Perry Anthony has returned
home .from a visit to her father and
sisters in Bunnell, and to her hus-
bandj who is at Camp Johnston. Mrs.
Fanny lAnthony went to Jacksonville
Friday and accompanied her daughter-in-law
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Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Cook arrived
home yesterday afternoon from Jack
sonville, where Mr. Cook has been
quite ill for the past three weeks. Mr.
Cook's friends are glad to hear that
he is in much better health after his
stay- at Dr. Rogers' hospital.
Mrs. J. J. Peeples and two children
are expected this afternoon from
ONE FtTGHT ONLY
THIRD LYCEUM ATTRACTION
We have a few good seats
not taken by season ticket
holders which you' can
have reserved at the Tem
Seats on Sale
9 O'clock a. ni.
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The most popular musical
attraction in Tampa for
the past ten years.
Has sold'66 dates this sea-
son for this -company.
The Music of the Hawaiians,
the most fascinating in the
world, is still in my ears and
haunts me sleeping and
working. MARK TWAIN
Bowling Green: to join Mr; Peeples,
who is in charge of the hardware de department
partment department at Mclver' & MacKay's.'
They will go this evening Into Mrs;
Green's house on Oklawaha avenue,
formerly occupied by Mr. and Mrs.
C. F. Flippen.
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Tuesday Auction Club
Miss Dorothy Hickman is enter-i
taining,the members of the Tuesday
auction club and three extra players
this afternoon at the home "of her
aunt, Mrs L. R. Chazal. Hatpmi
will be given as the" cluV prize and
correspondence cards as the guest
prize. Those playing with th chib
are1 Miss Alice Bullock, MissAdeW
Ax and Mrs. Donald' Schrefber, : ; j
Miss'llickman will serve her guVsti
pineapple' and 'cheese salad wafers
and hot tea." f -.
The friends of Mr. M. Fishel, who
has been under a specialist's care' in a
Baltimore hospital for ) many weeks,
rejoice with his family to hear; that
he was removed to the home 'of his
son, Mr. Leon Fishel and family last
week. Mr. Fishel's rapid improve-
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ment was remarkable, and his many
friends here hope that y he will con
tinue to improve.
Special -Guild 'Meeting for Mrs. Blood
The 'Altar Guild of Grace' Episco Episcopal
pal Episcopal church held its regular monthly
business meeting, Monday afternoon
at the home of Mrs. F. T. Schreiber.
After the business session, a social
hour followed which was planned in
honor of one of ( the guild's most
faithful workers in the past, Mis3
Ellen Clarkson, who" as .Mrs. Willard
C. Blood promises to continue her
good work. ;
The guild members, about twenty
of whom were present, then gave
Mrs. Blood a great surprise when
they presented her beautiful sherbet
glasses as a wedding gift from the
Lace in the afternoon Mrs. Schreib Schreiber
er Schreiber assisted r by her daughter-in-law,
Mrs. Donald Schreiber, served hot
chocolate and cake.
All those who took Red Cross wool
from the first shipments are again
requested to turn in their work as
soon as possible. They are also ask asked
ed asked to return the left over wool. There
is no more Red Cross wool to be dis distributed.'
tributed.' distributed.' As soon as another ship shipment
ment shipment arrives, the public will be noti notified,
fied, notified, v l-8-3t
' To Those Knitting Helmets
S All ladies knitting Red Cross hel helmets
mets helmets are requested to crochet around
the face opening. 9-tf
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Surgical Dressings Class
Mrs.; G. A. Ottmann's surgical
dressings class, will be held Wednes-
Idgy as usual at z o'ciock. i-zz
Mr. Thomas H. Harris arrived in
Miami several days ago to spend part
of the winter with Mrs. Harris, who
is visiting her parents, Dr. and Mrs.
J.4 M. Gross. Mr. Harris is a son of
Editor Frank Harris of the Ocala
Banner. Miami Herald. J
Y. W. A. Meeting
There will be a meeting of the Y.
W. A. in the Baptist church at
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31 x 3.75 (Fils any
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Mme. Olga Petrova and her com company
pany company have returned to New York
after a week's stay at the Royal Palm
in Miami. They took many pictures in
Villa Vicaya, the magnificent Deer Deer-ing,
ing, Deer-ing, estate south of Miami, which
Mme Petrova declared one of the
most beautiful places she had ever
visited. The pictures made by Mme.
Petrova and her company in Miami
were the exterior views for "The Life
Mask," which will be released by the
Paramount service in about three
months. ; The plot of the picture is a
Spanish story, and the settings at the
Deering estate were evactly what was
was required by the script.
(Continued on Fourth Page)
I SEA ISLAND COTTON SEED
We are now prepared to furnish
farmers with high grade Sea Island
cotton seed, either home grown or
direct from the Edisto Islands. The
supply being limited, we would sug suggest
gest suggest immediate purchases for this
OCALA GINNING CO.,
14-3t W. Broadway, Ocala, Fla.
Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have U3 fill your
prescriptions for accurate 'service.
The Court Pharmacy.
A full assortment of the famous
PAKRO Seed tape. Just the thing for
the small fall garden- Ocala Seed
i. all fc. jmCii
u. U V A
Phone 78 107 Oklawaha Ave.
n .1 fif U 'v
(A fjf k f; i ; v i i 1 f I
Wont you let us prove to you by
one trial that there i3 no finish that
will give you a lasting satisfaction
DAVIS VARNISH STAIN
r'or Sale Ey
I THE MARION HARDWARE CO,
1 Ocala. Fla.
Jf iarfci mam
: The Dcs) Eqnippcd
TRANSFER & STORAGE
la Central -Fiorida ;
Our Equipment is at Your Service
and for Your Convenience. If you will
Help Us We will Blake it the Best la
the State. We Expect to .Make the
Service Prompt, the Price Reasonable,
and "Everybody Happy." If We Don't,
Tell Us and We'll ..-Come Across."
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Deslers ia 'BEAVER BOiriD
Advertise ia tfce Star.,-
OCALA .EVENING STAB, TUESDAY, JANUARY 15, 1918
AN INTERESTING LETTER
Council meets this evening.
Odd Fellows Imeet tonight.
i i.i- i i
klasons meet Thursday evening.
Mr. R. C. Williams is here from
Daytona for a brief "visit to his Ocala
We are showing the Ixandsomesi
seventy-five cent boxes of Stationery
in all colors that we've ever had.
Gerig's Drug Store. IS
Mr. A. jW. "Vandervoort has given
up carrying the mail on the Summer Summer-field
field Summer-field route and resumed his position
with the express company. Mr. Chas.
i. augeri. is carrying wie uuxu.
Rev. J. T. McArthur of Cordele,
Ga.t Primitive Baptist minister, will
preach at the Methodist church to tonight
night tonight at 8 o'clock. Everybody is in invited.
vited. invited. Dr. J Ii. Kirk, daughter and son of
Virginia, have been in the city the
last few days. The doctor is much
pleased with Ocala and may locate
Our toilet articles are the best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
war savings stamps ; with the sav
mi t ri ; .. a ..'
Don't forget the basket-ball game
between the Ocala girls and Sanford
at the high -school grounds Friday
aiternoon. uuy ucKeis ana encourage
m V a T a 3
. our ciever ana pretty piayeru.
Mr. Charles Simpson, a clerk at
Rhemauers u to a few months ago,
is training for service in the heavy
artillerv at Cornus Christi. Tex. He
wishes to be remembered to his Ocala
friends, who are many.
Friends of Sam Goldman, brother
of Nathan Goldman, of this city, have
received work that he is ill at Camp
wneeier witn appendices. uaytona
Journal. s, S
Mr. Goldman is also a brother of
Mr. B. Goldman of this city.
- The Star received this morning a
card from Corporal William Bullock,
wno is now at tne omcers' training
camp at Camp Lee, Va. He says the
snow is everywhere but it is the best
camp he has been in and he 4ikes the
: ? r
Mr. L. F. Beyer has been circulat circulating
ing circulating among his friends here for thb
last two days. Mr. Boyer is now en
erased in business at his old home in
Missouri. There was no 'foundation
for the report, a few weeks ago, that
he had been arrested as an alien en enemy.
emy. enemy. .. i 1 .'V
For the first time in several years,
the Temple front was dark last night,
and the people surely did miss their
picture show. The reason was that the
film ordered failed to arrive arid there
wa3 noway to secure another. This
may happen a good many times be before
fore before the war is over. The Temple; has
a good show billed for this evening,
its serial, an L-Ko comedy and tht
Pathe News. Tie later gives sketches
of Halifax taken immediately after
the great disaster there a few weeksv
ago. : .., .'.
WE FELLOWS WHO STAY AT
HOME BIUST 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
December. ;i':-'-.'v':' ''Jxf. t:
Now here is where we can do "Just
a little bit" of our part. Wexnust'eat
corn instead of wheat, and we can do
it furthermore, we can do without
wheat altogether if it comes to &
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., parti The price is 60c, or 5c.
per pound. i
2t O. K. TEAPOT GROCERY.
SEA ISLAND COTTON SEED
We are now prepared to furnish
farmers with high grade Sea Island
cotton seed, either home grown or
direct from the Edisto Islands.' The
supply being limited, we would sug suggest
gest suggest immediate purchases for this
, OCALA GINNING CO.,
14-3t W. Broadway, Ocala, Fla.
j. h. BRinsor;
Real Estate 'and Investment
Ocala ; Florida
Get my Bulletin of Bargains.
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALM EES
PHONES 47, 104, 23
(Continued from First Page)
well cared for, plenty of warm cloth
ing and bed clothes and the very best
of food and lots of it and our barracks
are well heated.
There is almost no sickness among
the men here. We have a good record
in that way. Though it is but a small
Remember me to everybody and be
good. Cliff Peabody.
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25c; three times 50c; six times
75c; one month $3. Payable in advance.
r J DR. D. SL BONEY
I especially offer my services to te
people of Central. Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg.,
JACKSONVILLE. FLORIDA s
RAGS WANTED The larger the
better. Must be well laundered. No
sewiag room scraps.' Star office. 3t
MAGAZINES Anyone interested "in
several years old Popular Mechanics,
American Boy andeveral hundred
other magazines can have them by
calling at the Star office at once. 2t
FOR-SALE Seed Peanuts, at f 2 per
bushel. Apply to H. C. Heseman,
Lowell, Fla. y;, 15-t
FOR RENT Furnished rooms; elec electric
tric electric lights, hath, gas stove and other
modern conveniences. Phone 408, or
call at 115 Orange avenue. 14-tf
FOR SALE New typewriter, at $3
per month. Room 5, Holder Block,
Ocala, Fla. 1 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 proot
Hall .safe, size 32x30x48, practically
new! Will sell at a bargain Address
Joseph Hallagan, 316 N. Pond street,
or phone 398. v l2-6t
MESSENGER W A NTE 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 Sancnez and 5th
streets. Suitable reward for return to
C. VE. Simmons' residence. 12-3t
FOR:, SALE Six bushels of Sea IslI
and cotton seed, $2.15 per bushel. M.
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, Ocaja, Fla. ll-6t
FOR SALE 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 suit-abteTtermsS.
abteTtermsS. suit-abteTtermsS. 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
ii i. m -1 in i L nil"''
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 near 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 ysleeping porch; electric
lights, gas, hot and cold water; well,
cistern and city water; servant's
house, garage, fhicken houses, gar garden,
den, garden, fruit and shade trees ; v good
neighbors. Will sell furnished or un unfurnished
furnished unfurnished on eay terms. Apply to
No. 416 Lime street, or address Box
575, Ocala, Florida. 1-5-lm
Elder J. T. McArthur, a Primitive
Baptist minister of Cordele, Ga., who
is visiting Z. C. Chambliss, will preach
at ihe Ocala Methodist church this
evening at eight o'clock. This
hour was selected so that all can see
the human fly at 7:30 and then go to
church. The service will be short. All
cordially yivited. 14-2t
Nunnally's Candies (the standard
of the South) a limited -quantity &
Geiig's Drug Store. 18
Oil 111 HIS
(Continued from Third Page,
Notice to Knitters
All ladies knitting for the Red
Cross are urged to hasten and finish
the work on hand and send their ar articles
ticles articles in by Wednesdayf'the 23rd, as
another shipment will be made that
day. 15-3 1
The largest musical and dramatic
production ever shown in Ocala will
be seen at the Temple Wednesday,
Jan. 23rd. This picture is presented
by Henry W Savage, who also 'pre 'presented
sented 'presented the popular "Sari."
"Everywoman" has 150 in the cast,
and is the only company on tour.. It
has magnificent scenery, .hosts of j
pretty girls, real creations in gowns
and best of all, a wonderful orches-1
tra. 't J
It has a most engrossing story, of ;
the adventures that befell a ? young
and beautiful woman of today who
set": out. from her home in search of
love, a,nd her quest led her into,
strange and interesting places. Once
she is the leading actress and a pet petted
ted petted favorite in a metropolitan the theater;
ater; theater; at another time in, her sumptu sumptuous
ous sumptuous apartment the toast of the hour,
surrounded by her -' worshipers and
M 1 a
sateiites. .- : t
It is an absolutely new idea m
theatricals and partakes of the na
ture of grand opera, rhusical comedy
Mrs. Raiford Simmons has arrived
from Sfcps Petersburg and expects to
spend several weeks here.
. Mins Pearl Ray of Martel left yes yesterday,
terday, yesterday, afternoon for Winston-Salem,
to resume her school duties.
The Fighting Trail, i a threeeel
Fox comedy and a Pathe News will
be shown at the Temple tonight.
Mrs. Thomas B. Pasteur has gone
to the lake to spend a month with Mr.
Pasteur's parents, Mr. and Mrs. John
Miss Marian Neil of Atlanta, will
arrive in Ocala about the 20th tv
visit her college friend, Mrs. W. A.
Barrett. Miss Neil and her mother
are spending the winter in Eustis.
Mrs. Carl Ray of Martel left yes
terday afternoon for Fayetteville, N.
C, where she will visit her mother
before going to Chattanooga to visit
Lieut. Carl Ray,' who is stationed at
Miss Carita Camp', who returned
to college in. North Carolina yester yesterday
day yesterday afternoon, was accompanied as
far as Jacksonville by her uncle, Mr.
William Camp, who will return this
. X, V ...
Mrs. C. C. Wright, who came from
Jacksonville for a brief visit to her
parents, Gen. and Ms. Ayer, returned
home today. Many' people in Marion
greatly miss "Miss Edna," but are
glad' to know she is happy jn her new
The host of friends of Dr. and Mrs.
Montgomery and Mrs. Watkins will
learn with regret that they are leav leaving
ing leaving tomorrow for their home in Ken Kentucky.
tucky. Kentucky. There are no visitors more
popular than these charming people
and they will' be most heartily wel welcomed
comed welcomed again next winter when they
come for their annual visit to their
daughter, Mrs. Frederick Hocker.
v.;- v:.-;,'- ;;'-. .:X'-,V- ';::
The Jiterary circle of the Woman's
Club will meet tomorrow (Wednes (Wednesday)
day) (Wednesday) at the home of Mrs. Van Hood.
The study ifor the afternoon is ''The
Revolutionary Period of American
Literature.? Discussion led by Mrs. J.
D. McJonald and Mrs. ; Clarence Ze Ze-wadski.
wadski. Ze-wadski. All club members invited to
attend and to bring anything of in interest:
terest: interest: old prints, books or souvenirs
of revolutionary times. Meeting open opened
ed opened promptly at 3 o'clock.
A delightful motor party of today
was that..given by Mr. and Mrs.
Thurston Drake in honor of Dr. and
Sirs. James C. Montgomery and Mr3.
J. D. Watkins of Elizabethtown, Ky.
The party left town at 9 o'clock and
will enjoy lunch at the handsome
country, home of Mr. and Mrs. Drake
at Yalaha. In the afternoon the drive
will extend to Tavares, Mount Mora
Another shipment of Red Cross ar articles
ticles articles was sent to Camp Wheeler this
morning. The box contained the fol following
lowing following articles made by Ocala ladies:
23 sweaters, three pairs of socks,
thre helmets, three pairs of wristlets,
one muffler that was donated and one
sweater that was donated. The Lake
Weir ladies made the following: Six
sweaters, nine mufflers and five pair
of wristlets. All of the above were
made since Christmas, and they made
a most creditable" showing. The
Marion County Chapter A. R. C.
wishes $o thank' the ladies who drop dropped
ped dropped all their other work and who re responded
sponded responded so patriotically to the urgent
call of need.
; THE GOOD FAIRY;
SERVICE A LA CARTE
J 8 A. M. to 7:30 P. M. J
N. MainSL, Opposite PostoSlce
TEMPLE THEATE1 Win
' OCALA ONE
HENERY W. SAVAGE Oilers the Elaborate Musical Spectacle, Enlisting
the Services ot One Hundred and FiltyPopIe, an Entire Symphony
Orchestra and a Train Load ot Scenic and Electrical Effects
RESERVE YOUR SEATS BY MAIL Ma 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 with elf addressed stamped envelope, and seats
will be sent bV return mail. "Make all drafts and money orders payable to Temple Theater.
DON'T WAIT UNTIL THE CHOICE SEATS ARE TAKEN
Regular Box Office Sale Opens NtfW.y. f Price: $1, $ 1.3 0 and $2 Plus War Tax
OGALA FRATERNAL ORDERS
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.,
meets every Tuesday evening an the
OdcLFellows hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly.' A warm welcome always
extended td visiting brothers.
Oscar Andrews, N. G.
. L. Colbert, Secretary.
RIAM REBEK AH LODGE NO. 15
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 7:30 o'clock.
' Emma C. Burnett, N G.
Irma Brigance, Secretary.
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.
Jake Brown,' Secretary.
Stephen Jewett, W. M.
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Vnrf. fCino flnmn No. 14 meets at
the K. of P. hall at 7:3& p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
T. u. Lancaster, u.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk
OCALA LODGE NO. 286, ii. P. O. EL
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings ifi each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postofBce, east side.
C W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Crook. Secretary.
-KNIGHTS )F PYTHIAS
Ocala Lodge Wo. 19. Conventions
held every Monday night at 7:30
at the Castle Hall, over the James
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
to visiting brothers.
G. A. Nash, C. C.
CLas. K. Sage. K. of R. S.
R. A. M. CHAPTER NO. 13
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
first Friday in' every month at 8 p. m.
J.V A- Bouvier, H. P.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Ocala Chapter. No. 29. O. E. S,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and 1
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 7:30 o'clock. v
Mrs. Susan Cook, W. M.
Mrs. Rosalie .Condon, Secretary.
HOW Afi OCALA SOLDIER
"For two years my stomach trou trouble
ble trouble was very bad, my doctor had to
inject morphine on several occasions
when I was stricken with these at attacks.
tacks. attacks. Since taking 4 bottles of Mayr'i
Wonderful Remedy I have been en entirely
tirely entirely well and am serving in the
United States artillery, having been
pronounced in perfect health by gov government
ernment government physicians." tis a simple,
harmless preparation that removes
the catarrhal mucus from the intes intestinal
tinal intestinal tract and allaws the inflamma inflammation
tion inflammation which causes practically all
stomach, liver and intestinal ailments,
including appendicitis. One dose will
convince or money refunded.s-The
Court Pharmacy. Adv. 3
Star ads. are business builders.
Spring -showing -of beautiful Sport
and Tailored Hats at the Affleck Mil Millinery
linery Millinery Parlor, opposite Gerig's Drug
Store. Phone 161. 15-5td&w
W. E. Lane, M. Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Advertise in the Star.
r i i iff ?i
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h: W lVH nV
$5 makes 20 soldiers happy
It will buy twenty of these 25 cent
kits of tobacco and cigarettes
Look at the 'Smokes' it buys
J- i I r
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IISTBEL HIS III
THE WR DHUl
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Prices: 50c, 75c and SI
Seats Now Selling
Own Your Own Home
A nbuse and Two Lots
' : ?830 :
A House and 3 Acres
' $2,000 s
A House and 2 Lots 1
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay-!
, y roenta ot.
Room 5, Holder Bloclc,
Do you read the want ads?
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FOE SALE J
For Cemeteries, Porches, Etc.
Also AH Kinds of
702 Viycnihiia St Ocsla. Florida.
KATES Twenty-five words
or less one time 23 cents;
three .times &Q cents; six
times 75 cents. Over twenty-five
worda, and under fif fifty,
ty, fifty, double above rate.
This rate is for consecutive
insertions. Special rate by
the month. Try them out.
ulanicure Sets, the rood kind with
rea1 steel in the files and knives, at
Cent's Drujr Store.
Careful Estimates made on all C-ca
tract work. Gives More and Eettcx
Work for the Honey than any ether
contractor in the city.