The Ocala evening star

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The Ocala evening star
Uniform Title:
Ocala Evening Star
Alternate Title:
Evening star
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Place of Publication:
Ocala, Fla.
Ocala Fla
Porter & Harding
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Daily (except Sunday)
normalized irregular
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Newspapers -- Ocala (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Marion County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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The Ocala Banner was founded in 1883 as a successor to the Ocala Banner-Iacon, itself the product of a merger between the East Florida Banner and the Florida Iacon. In 1890, the Ocala Banner became a daily. Over the years it bore alternate titles: the Banner, the Daily Banner, and the Ocala Daily Banner. Situated in rural Marion County, the Ocala Banner covered farming, business, and civic issues in Ocala, where the Freeze of 1895 had devastated the citrus industry and paved the way for diversified agriculture and the growth of tourism. The most important of the early editors of the Ocala Banner was Frank E. Harris, a veteran of the Confederate army, who ran the paper in the 1890s. Other editors included T.W. Harris, who had published several other newspapers in Ocala, and C.L. Bittinger, who before moving to Florida had served as a commander in the Grand Army of the Republic. In 1895, the Ocala Evening Star surfaced as a rival to the Ocala Banner. Beginning in 1897, it also appeared in a weekly edition, the Ocala Weekly Star. During an address to the Ocala Rotary Club, R.N. Dosh, editor of the Evening Star in the 1920s and 1930s, recalled that the “Star first saw the light of day in the press room of the Florida Baptist Witness”, founded in 1884 as the weekly press organ of the Florida Baptist Convention, a branch of the Southern Baptist Convention. Former competitors, the Ocala Evening Star and the Ocala Banner joined in 1943 to form the Ocala Star-Banner, which remains the daily newspaper of Marion County.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
General Note:
Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 5 (June 24, 1895).
Funded by NEH in support of the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP), NEH Award Number: Project #00110855

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Weather Forecast: Fair, continued
cold tonight with heavy frost to the
i 27th parallel; Wednesday, fair and
not quite so cold.
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Artillery Put Down a Heavy Barrage
on Teuton Host Which was Pre Preparing
paring Preparing to Advance
(Associated Press)
With the American Army, France,
Monday, Feb. 4 German plans to
raid the American trenches were
frustrated early this rJorning. The
American artillery put down a heavy
barrage in front of and on the Ger Ger-mau
mau Ger-mau lines which it is believed were
filled with officers and men waiting
the signal to attack. It is believed that
heavy casualties were inflicted. There
has been a general increase of artil artillery,
lery, artillery, fire the past few days.
London, Feb. 5. The British car carried
ried carried out successful raids last night
southwest of Armentieres and in the
neighborhood of the Ypres-Staden
railway. "Many Germans were kill killed,
ed, killed, prisoners and machine guns cap captured
tured captured by us," the official statement
London, Feb. 5. Complete order
has "been restored at Lamis, norths
west of Athens where soldiers in
Greek infantry regiments 'mutinied,
according i to an Athens, dispatch to
the Times! Former Premiers Shoul Shoul-oudis
oudis Shoul-oudis and Lambros and other former
cabinet members under impeachment,
have been ordered to qonsider them
selves under arrest in their own
homes, where they are guarded close closely
ly closely by the police. --' v
What is a board of trade good for?
Now every thing man or ; woman
knows the benefit that a town or city
derives from a board of trade, that is
run on a business basis. Now unless
everyone in Ocala and Marion county,
is interested in the board of trade,
and puts their shoulder to the wheel
and help to make it a success,, what's
the use ? You can't expect for just a
few of the merchants to carry en and
maintain such an organization unless
they have'some'co-operation from oth others
ers others who are benefited. :
A board of trade is an organiza organization
tion organization that is maintained by every town
and city that is up-to-date and pro progressive,
gressive, progressive, and for Ocala, ;to lag behind
with its board of trade, "is not only
doing Ocala and Marion County ai
injustice but we shj&uld be ashamed of
ourselves to allow other cities to pro progress
gress progress and profit by such organiza organizations
tions organizations while we lag behind.
The regular meetingy wll be held
Friday, night, February 9th at 7:30,
and we invite every member, every
man and woman of Ocala and thru thru-out
out thru-out the entire county to attend this
meeting. We want to get better or organized
ganized organized and with your assistance the
board of trade, in Ocala, will, and will
be put on, a basis that will keep Ocala
and the county before thousands of
people and by doing this we get peo people
ple people to our i town. Now gentlemen
don'tvStay at home and take it for
granted that your friend will be at
the, meeting and can answer for you,
for he can't. Your presence and yours
alone is depended upon. Don't forget
be at the Board of Trade Friday ev evening,
ening, evening, February the 9th, at 7:30. "r'
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The government want3 at once 1400
men for the home guard in Florida.
Men must be be;;ween 31 and 40 years
of age and able to pass physical ex examination.
amination. examination. They will be armed x with
Ivrag rifles and drilled and paidthe
same as regulars, but will not be re required,
quired, required, unless extraordinary emergen emergencies
cies emergencies arise, to go outside the state For
further particulars consult the army
recruiting officer at the postoffice.
The home guards will be used to
guard munition works, railways,
bridges, etc. They will be under thd
orders of the federal government.
George A. Nash, president of. the
D. E. McIver, 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." J "'
E. A. Osborne, Department of Pub Public
lic Public Service: Light and water, t
G. A. Nash, Department of Justice:
IjLaws and ordinances.
D. E. Mclver, Department of Fi Finance:
nance: Finance: Finances and accounting.-
Have you tried that Jonteel Cola
Cream yet? It is a wonder, and sold
ax Ocala only at Gerig's Drug Store, tf


Immense Sums for. Our Own Prep Prep-arations
arations Prep-arations and in Loans to
Our Allies
(Associated Press)
Washington, Feb. 5. Ten months
war cost the United States about
seven billions or at the rate of about
twenty-four millions daily. Over four
billions of this was paid as loans to
Allies, the balance being America's
outlay for our own war purposes.
Farmers Who Have Their Own Corn
'Won't Have to Buy Meal -with
(Special to the Star)
Orlando, Feb. 5. Braxton Beach Beach-am,
am, Beach-am, state food administrator, says:
v It is utterly impossible to answer
all the letters reaching my office re regarding
garding regarding the new r'uling on tha sale of
wheat flour. I; have arranged to fur furnish
nish furnish all papers of the state the de detailed
tailed detailed rulings for publication during
this week These will give in detail
just what is 'expected of the whole?
sale and retail grocers of Florida. I
wish to advise all retail grocers tha
in event they are not explicitly in informed
formed informed on the new ruling, that they
should get in touch with their jobbers
or wholesalers, who through .their
salesmen will give all information re regarding
garding regarding these matters. ;
One, question that has arisen anjl
has called for much: correspondence is
that-relating to retail sales to farm farmers.
ers. farmers. I wish to say that all farmer
who have grown their own cereal
substitutes, giving such evidence in
writing will be entitled- to purchase
flour from the retailer in he quanti quantities
ties quantities feet forth in the order. This in:
terpr station applies'only to the farm farmer
er farmer or producer, and in no case should
retail grocers sell to such farmer
any quantity of flour in excess of the
rule la4 down, which .restricts sales
to rural consumers to one-quarter to
one-half barrel.
All retailers are urged to closely
watch the papers of their respective
communities during this week for a
full interpretation of the rulings.
Good roads and annual convention
dayat Orlando was held with a large
crowd from all over the state. Lake Lakeland
land Lakeland was there with 15 cars, with
their banners flowing 1 everywhere.
Ocala Was .represented by Mr. A. C.
Blowers, who did good work for oui
club, and also secured jsome very
valuable information in regard to
good roads and how to maintain, them.
Also what has become of bur auto tax
money and how we can get federal
aid on our road3. He boosted Ocala
and extended an invitation to all to
come and visit Marion county and
see for themselves what progress we
are making. f :
The meeting, was called to order by
Mr. M. M. Smith. He read the by bylaws
laws bylaws and same were accepted, also
the expense account which showed
that there is some money to run on
for; the coming year. :,. f v.
The secretary of the St, Lucie
County Motor Club asked for help to
get the road between Vero and Fort
Pierce placed in good shape.
, The secretary of. the Motor and
Commercial Club of DeLand asked
the association to endorse the bona
issue in Volusia county which was
carried by a large vote, that woulq
give them $64,000 federal aid money
to fix 25 miles of bad road.
While the meeting was in session,
Mr. Ed Scott received a long dis distance
tance distance call from the Manatee county
board of trade asking that a resolu resolution
tion resolution be sent to the governor to allow
them to take street clay out of the
river .or any overflowed land that be belongs
longs belongs to the state to build public
county roads. A charge of 21 cents
per yard has been made.
Election of officers resulted as fol follow:
low: follow: President, M. M. Smith, vice
presidents, firsttT. Ed. Bryan, 2nd,
F. O. Miller; 3rd, G. A. Drake ; 4th,
D. T. Weathers; 5th, D. S. Welch;
6th, M. F. Heherington; secretary,
C. E. Hill treasurer, W. E. Martin.
Our toilet articles are the best to be
had at any price. Try them and "buy
war savings stamps' with the sav savings.
ings. savings. The Court Pharmacy. tf
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When you want, accurate and
prompt prescription service, send your
prescriptions to Gerig's Drug Store, tf
Star ads. are business builders.


(Special to The Star)
Jacksonville, Feb. 5. Commenting
on certain provisions of the War Rev-.!
enue Act of October 3, 1917, Collect Collector
or Collector of Internal Revenue for the Dis District
trict District of Florida, James M. Cathcart
today said: :
"Somebody is going to tell on you
it you don't pay your .income tax.
Congress has fixed it so that some somebody
body somebody must tell, whether he wants to
or not. V.v v' r-v--
h "One Section of the War Income
lax Law, exhaustively comprehen.
sive in scope, requires every person,,
without exception, and every corpor corporation,
ation, corporation, partnership, association, and
insurance company in whatever ca capacity
pacity capacity acting, who paid $800 or mprt
to another person, corporation, part partnership,
nership, partnership, association; or insurance
company, as interest, rent, salaries,
wages, premiums, annuities,' compen
sation, renumeration, emoluments, or
other fixed or determinable gains,
profits, and income, to report the
iname and address of the person, cor
poration, etc., to whom the 'payment
was made, together with the amount
of the payment, to the commissioner
of Internal Revenue at Washington,
using a form prescribed for the pur purpose
pose purpose Forrn 1099, now to be had from
all col&etors offices, the forms must
be filled out and returned on or before
March 1, 1918, accompanied by Form
1096, which is a letter of transmittal
and affidavit certifying the accuracy
of Form 1099."
' A good sized audience at the Tem
ple last night was charmed, with the
illustrated lecture given by Major
Robert Mann Woods.
This eloquent and extensive traveler
was introduced by Mr. W. Ty Gary.
The standing audience then sang one
verse jaf the Star Spangled Banner,
after .which the O. H. S. Glee Club
led by Miss Margurete Porter sang
a flag song and another equally beau beautiful
tiful beautiful and patriotic song composed 'by
Major Woods, which received first
prize when competing with hundreds
of others.
The lecture, was very interesting,
and was thoroughly enjoyed by tht
audience without exception.
The Red Cross, for whose benefit
the lecture was given, netted over
thirty dollars.
J Tickets are on sale at the Court
Pharmacy for, the performance at the
Temple Thursday evening of "The
Million Dollar DoH." This is a high high-class
class high-class musical comedy, as they say of
it,' "A' musical bubble, presented by a
swarm of joy and harmony dispen dispensers."
sers." dispensers." It is one of NeW York's biggest
winter garden novelties, drawing
crowds in the metropolis every night,
Its a show full of pretty girls, and
the girls are full of fun and music.
It will be a chime and a sparkle all
the way thru. Secure your seats
early; there's going to be a crowd.
Kopper King spark plugs for Max Maxwell
well Maxwell and Ford cars, at the Maxwell
Service Station, j 5-3t
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A full assortment ol the' fanbus
PAKRO Seedtape. Jusf the thing f or
the small fall garden 'Ocala Seed
Store tf

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He who wastes
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Freezing Weather Grips the Eastern
States Tooay from Canada
to Florida
. (Associated Press)
Washington, Feb. 5. Severe cold
today gripped the country east of the
Mississippi from the northern border
to the Gulf of Mexico, adding its
share toward making this one of the
most extraordinary winters of mod modern
ern modern times.
Th present cold wave is not ex expected
pected expected to be of long duration. The
temperature extends from 35 below
zero in the St. Lawrence valley to' .44
above at Miami Florida.
Washington, Feb. 5 Most discour.
aging reports' on the movement of
freight and coal because of the ex ex-treme
treme ex-treme cold threaten tov defeat the
I lans of the fuel administration -to
abandon Monday as an industrial
closing day. As Director General Mc
Adoo of railways and Fuel Adminis Administrator
trator Administrator Garfield went into conference
to discuss abandoning heatless Mon, Mon,-day,
day, Mon,-day, reports were received showing
that coal movements east of the Mis Mississippi
sissippi Mississippi had been cut more than 15
per cent during the last two days.
Washington, Feb. 5 -It was prac practically
tically practically certain today after the confer conference
ence conference between McAdoo and Garfield
that heatless Mondays would not be
immediately abandoned as was hoped.
It was indicated it might be neces necessary
sary necessary to go through the whole series.
v Mrs. Emenegilda Toffaletti died at
her residence on the Boulevard, in
Port Tampa, yesterday after a con continued
tinued continued illness. She was 73 and her
death possibly was caused from a fall
she received several weeks ago. The
body was shipped to Ocala this morn morning
ing morning for burial. She is survived by
four sons .and two daughters, who
will accompany the body to Ocala.
The sons are Louis, of Ocala; An Antonio,
tonio, Antonio, Joseph and Rinaldo, who are
Port Tampa I merchants, and the
daughters are Mrs. R. Gonzales and
Miss Carlotta Toffaletti Tampa
Times. ; -, ;
The remains of Mrs. Toffaletti ar arrived
rived arrived yesterday afternoon and ; were
accompanied by her sons, Messrs.1
Antonio and Joseph Toffaletti, by her
daughters, Mrs. Ramon Gonzalez and
Miss Carlotta Toffaletti and by Mrs.
Joseph Toffaletti. ,'
The funeral services we re conduct conducted
ed conducted by Rev. D. Bottolaccio from St.
Phillips-Catholic church.
The casket was covered with many
beautiful flowers i sent by both Ocal
and Tampa friends, and was followed
by many friends to Greenwood cem cemetery.
etery. cemetery. The pall bearers were Messrs.
Lous, Joseph and Antonio Toffaletti,
Mr. Ramon Gonzalez and -Mr. Joseph
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Toffaletti wish
to express their appreciation to all
friends who sent flowers and mes messages
sages messages of sympathy during the day.
Prescriptions filled at Gerig's Drug
Store by registered pharmacists. One
is on duty at all times. tf
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-- Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for .. accurate service.
The Court Pharmacy. tf
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bread mm
Our People Will Hereafter Have theb
. Staff of Life Weighed Out to
j Them by the Ounce
- (Associated Press)
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v vvasnmgton. teb. b. The '.two-
ounce bread ration was ordered today
by the food" administration for pat patrons
rons patrons of hotels, restaurants and din dining
ing dining cars. This allowance is about
that now observed in England. When
only one kind other than wheat bread
is ordered, a portion may consist of
four ounces. Rolls may not weigh
more than one ounce.
"r'- saving ..
Washington, Feb. 5. -Operators of
more than six hundred steamships
have agreed to adopt wheat and meat
Saving menus proposed by the food
administration for ships in the gulf
and Atlantic trade.
Washington, Feb. 5. Charges that
the railroad managements were at attempting
tempting attempting to discredit government op operation
eration operation of the roads were made by
W. G. Lee, a head railway trainman,
today at the railroad wage hearing.
"I have fjcts that-prove experienced
railroad men are not permitted to
operate as their training dictates,"
Lee said.
Traffic congestion throughout the
country was blamed on the railroad
managements today at the railroad ;
wage hearings by union leaders, who ;
claimed the managements desired to
discredit the operation of the eight-!
hour law and make government op operation
eration operation of the roads a failure. 1
Marion Camp No. 56,VU. C. V., met
February 5th, 1918 with Commander
W. E. McGahagin in the chair.
" Prayer by Chaplain, W. J. Folk.
The following comrades answered
to roll call: Alfred Ayer, R. A. Carl Carlton,
ton, Carlton, B. I. Freyermuth, W. J. Folks, W.
E; McQahagih. Jno- M. Martin, B. H.
H. Norris, C. C. Priest, H. R. Shaw,
J. C. Trantham, A. Mcintosh. Min Minutes
utes Minutes of last meeting read and adopt adopted.
ed. adopted. .,r :
After a, social chat and, paying up
camp dues for, 1918, there being no
further business the camp adjourned.
Alfred Ayer, Adjt.
A ex
"We have already exported the
whole of the surplus of the 1917 wheat
harvest, over and above the normal Re Remands
mands Remands of our own population, It Is
necessary, therefore, for the food ad administration
ministration administration to restrict etport of wheat
so as to retain In the United States
ufflclent supplies to carry, our 'own
people until the next harvest.
"Therefore : all exports of wheat
from now forward are limited entirly
to volume of saving made by the Amer American
ican American people In their consumption of
wheat and iwheat products.
"We continued wheat shipments for
December as far as our situation al-i
lowed, but even with att the conserva-l
tlon made we were still unable to loa
several hundred thousand tons of food foodstuffs
stuffs foodstuffs urgently required by the alliwl
nations during tjie month of December
(Oealeean Ensign)
Our Service Flag has been a sub subject
ject subject of much discussion among tht
Highi School pupils for the last three
It was proposed at first to give ev every
ery every person in the high school who
had a brother in service the privilegt
of having a star on the flag. There
are some boys in the High School who
have gone into the service, who have
no sisters no brothers to represent
them; and it is thought better by the
majority of the students to let each
star represent only those who have
graduated and who have gone from
the high school instead of letting it
represent, the immediate family.
In taking al those who have grad graduated,
uated, graduated, there will be, a great-many
stars on our flag; and we ask Mr.
Cassels to think about this and to see
if he does not think that would be the
better plan-
,We have left a few of those 23-cent
boxes of Correspondence Card3 which
we think will please you. Gerig's
Drug Store,


Pitiless Cold Ties Up TrafSc and.
Adds to the Sufferings of
the People
(Associated Press)
New York, Feb. 5. Zero weather
continued today to accentuate the
seriousness of the city's coal short shortage.
age. shortage. The fuel administrators esti estimated
mated estimated that the city hasonly one day's
supply of coal on hand. Receipts were
far below normal.
Fourteen Thousand Defenseless Men,
Women and Children Slain by
the Sea Assassins v
(Associated Press)
- London, Feb. 5. German U-boats,
according to the statement- of An Andrew
drew Andrew Bonar Law, the government
leader in the house of commons, to today
day today caused the deaths of 14,120 non non-combatant
combatant non-combatant British men, women and
children.. Law also announced that
a generalissimo would '' not be ap appointed
pointed appointed as a result of the recent con conference
ference conference at Versailles.
(Associated Press)
Spartanburg, S. C, Feb. 5. Mrs;
F. A. Judd, the philanthropist who
has given over one hundred thousand
dollars to an local institution, died
here last night aged 92.
Navy Recruiting Station,
Room 201, Postoffice Building,
Ocall Fla., Feb. 5, 1918.
The following named men made
application for the navy and were
sent to Atlantbfor final examination:
David S. Dean, Romeo.'
Fred H. Davis, Moss Bluif.
Electricians WTanted
The navy needs men in the follow following
ing following branches: Electricians; must have
had experience as electricians and'
men wanted as electricians in the.'
radio service. Can enlist amateur
wireless and telegraph operators for
radio service. There are other va vacancies
cancies vacancies in the navy. Information may
be had by calling or writing the above
; Mr. L. S. Light of Reddick stepped
into the Star office just before presi
time. His words were few and his
time was brief. He said "Howdy" and
handed u& a check for $5 and a slip
of paper on which was the following
I am a candidate for representative
in the coming primaries. I join group
2. Thanks for past favors.
L. S. Light.
Postmaster Rogers informs the
Star that he will be in in his office
from Monday, Feb. 4, at 9 a. m., dur during
ing during office hours until Saturday, March
9th; for the purpose of registering all
alien enemies in this section.
Alien enemies are natives of Ger Germany
many Germany or Austro-Hungary that have
not become American citizens. They
will save themselves trouble by giv-
ing in their names at once.
C It is very necessary that the Ocala
Motor Club have a large attendance
at the Florida State Automobile As Association,
sociation, Association, which will be held in Or Orlando,
lando, Orlando, Monday, Feb. 4th. Every
member of this local organization is
invited to attend this meeting and we
should by all means have a large at attendance.
tendance. attendance. Dr. E. G. Peek is a dele delegate
gate delegate from this club, and we should go
in a large body to back our delegate.
Ocala Iron Works Stockholders Meet-
' ins '.'
The "annual meeting of the stock stockholders
holders stockholders of ;tbe Ocala Iron Works will
be held in the company office,- Ocala,
Fla., on Monday, the 4th day of Feb February,
ruary, February, A. D. 1918, at 10 o'clock a.
for the purpose of electing officers
and such other 'business a3 may be
required to come before the meeting.
Dated in Ocala, Fla., this the 7th
day of January, A. D. 1918.
(Signed): George MacKay,
Chas. E. Simmons, President.
Secretary. 1-15-tues-sst
The best line of stationery we have
ever shown at Gerig's Drug Store, tf

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The world looks at men and women
and appraises them at their face
value. It calls them good, bad or in

different, wise or foolish, cowardly or
brave, good sports or, titewads, as
they appear on the surface." This is
not so much the world's lack of dis discernment
cernment discernment as its lack of time. It is
aware that beauty is only skin deep,
but it will seldom take the trouble to
skin any1 body unless itJ thinks it can
sell the hide at a fair profit, i
Once, in a city not a thousand
'miles from Ocala lived a. man who
had' the reputation of being a good
sport.-He wa$rth son of parents ;who
know how to make money honorably
and spend it generously but with
discretion. When they went their way
across, they left him with piuch of
their ability and generosity but not
so, much of their discretion. They had
saved him the trouble of beginning
where they began-r-he was nearer to
beginning where they left off. Ttiey
left him beside the above-named char characteristics
acteristics characteristics a medium amount of mon money
ey money not so much, because they want wanted
ed wanted to have a good time v while here
and had confidence in his ability to
make his. own way. For awhile, it
seemed they had been correct. He
had all his father's talent for mak making
ing making money but. not so much of his
mother's for spending it jsensibly. So
after the first months, after he had
entered fully into the swing of the
business and social world, he gen
erally broke even, seldom lost and
.only sometimes gained.
I But owing to (his manner of life, his
disposition and knowledge, this wor worried
ried worried him not till toward, the end,, and
not so much then. He was a good
citizen, he married and settled down
and did his part and then some, to toward
ward toward the upbuilding of his town. He
was lavish to his family, generous to
his friends and kind to. every one.. He
never drove a close? bargain and he
pardoned many a needy creditor. .He
helped many friendsr f '.'thru; tight
places, and set some entirely 013 their
feet. He aided the sports of the sons
of his .friends, he" helped, them "out- in
baseball and football.1 and any other
of their worthy ambitions.' He bought
sodawater and icecream and birthday
and Christmas' presents "for the
daughters of his friends, and took a
clean and honest pleasure in' the sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction he gave them. He; didn't be belong,
long, belong, to any church; for the simple
reason that he couldn't belong to
them all, but he helped them all, and
he belonged to, every lodge in town.
His friends .called hiiri a gooif sport5

not because he had any special ten tendency
dency tendency toward sports, but because he
was always cheerful and helpful and
never complained, y ;
Meantime the lines were drawing
closer. Engaged in half a dozen kinds
of business, with himself as the only
central manegement, no one but
himself knew the real state of his af affairs.
fairs. affairs. And he did not realize it fully.
For a long time he helped one enter enterprise,
prise, enterprise, or two, or three, with the
others, and as ,long as" there was a
net profit or no great loss, he worried
not that one might be losingi In time
he unloaded some on men' ; whom he
thought could make them go; some sometimes
times sometimes they did; if they didnt he took
them back, thereby enhancing his
reputation as a good, sport,! But the
lines grew tighter, and he began to
borrow. It was easy, for he hadloan-
. ei, and what was of more importance
was believed to be a financial colos colossus.
sus. colossus. So he propped his failing 1 for fortunes
tunes fortunes with loans he borrowed and
reborrowed, he took up a note at one
bank with money borrowed from' an another
other another he paid one friend with an

other's coin; he mortgaged all he had
and borrowed all on hit life insur insurance
ance insurance the companies would stand standstill,
still, standstill, he kept up his elegant home and
his generous habits and met the
world with such an unruffled brow
than even those closest to the inside
couldn't hat believe that he had re resources
sources resources that would mett all liabili liabilities.
ties. liabilities. :-V..; V:: -'"..V "-:V-.; V
Then, as it often happens to men
who are generous to and careless with
themselves, his, life went out as the
fight goes out in an electric lamp
when some hand turns the button.
As he was loved and honored in
life, so in death. He was not a church
member, but the biggest church in the
city was crowded when his still form
lay before the altar;; rank on rank
his lodge brethren marched behind
the hearse;' behind them came a mile
of crowded cars; those who didn't
own 'cars walked to the cemetery ana
stood around the grave like an army;

hearts ached with unassumed grief

and genuine tears welled ? from the
depths; the flowers were piled so
thick on his grave that not a grain of
the fresh-turned earth could be seen.
When the executors met and it was

found that his business was a hollow
shell; there was no scandal.- Every Everybody
body Everybody (except a few who said nothing)
were snre he would have made' good
in time. The staggering ; enterprises
were set on 1 their feet, the creditors
collected what they could and made
no f u ss about what they couldn't; The
family was safe. The widow had own

ed the home from the Slay after her

marriage, ; and there was some fra
ternal insurance that the creditors
couldn't touch wouldn't have pouch pouched
ed pouched it if they could. The soij had won
a commission at a training school;
the week after the funeral he went to
France, and there he is today, while
his mother and sister secure in their
home, wait and work and pray for the
victory of the nation and his safe re return...
turn... return... '.'
Was. this man a good sport, or. did
he only follow the line of, least re resistance?
sistance? resistance? ..
In the same city dw'elt, another
man whose friends, the last twenty
years of his life, jokingly referred to
as a "titewad." :

He was born of poor but honest' and
unlucky parents his father and
mother literally worked themselves to
death. He was brought up by an
uncle who had bed and board and
scanty clothes but no money for the
orphan. He went to' public school, but
when he reached the ninth grade' he
found a place in, a' business house arid
began to work for his living. He was
strong,' healthy, intelligent and indus industrious.
trious. industrious. He had a : good head fo
figures, and tho he never saw the in inside
side inside of an algebra he could keep any
accounts' needed in ordinary business.
He worked his way up from position
to position until he was its virtual
.Unluckily for him, while he could
execute, he couldn't plan. He could
find flaws in otber men's, plans, or be

could carry them out, but he could not
make plans himself,: so he remained

in a subordinate position at amoder
ate salary all his days. ; tf

The first week he was at work, he

estimated1 What he would receive and

made up his mind to spend even less,
and this program he adhered to with
few exceptions until his last payday.
He had no'- bad habits. Sometimes, he

took a glass of sdda with a friend:

then he would mark' that friend down

on a mental tablet until he bought

him a drink in retumr after that he

would mark the friend off the tablet

until said friend bought him another

drink. Hei' always ;kept exact account
and toted fair- but he had not many
friends. No matter if he was suffering

with thirst, he would not take a drink

with a crowd,4 for if he had he would

have thought himself bound to buy

them all a drink apiece until he had

gone around, and hp could not keep
tab on so' many. He had a weakness

for chewing gum, and would some

times accept a chew from a f riend-f

this ,was the. only thing" in which the

world got ahead of him, foxfne. never
bought any gum the idea of buying
a whole nickel's worth appalled him.
He did not smoke nor chew nor beti
ice cream and candy he let strictly

alone, and his dental bills footed up
less than five dollars from his cradle
to" his grave. -.v;;'; i ''.; ;
He married early, a pretty, doll doll-faced,
faced, doll-faced, shallow-brained i girl, : with

whom he tried to make a home. They

made a sort of a one, but it was most mostly
ly mostly because the titewad did a lot of the
woman's work as well as his own, and
because his stubborn will, kept her re reluctant
luctant reluctant feet on the straight and nar

row way,
There were two children, a boy and
a girl who brought into their f athers
life. the only real : joy it ever' knew.
But this didn't last beyond their child childhood
hood childhood they were too much like theh
mother. t
For the father's idea was that the
home ;was the first place in ? the
world f-that it must be maintained at
all cost,' and not until all its demands
were met was there anything to spare
for anything else." And he held ; his
family.: He knew just what he was go going
ing going to receive every week, and unless
there was sickness or accident, no
more must be spent.
The mother couldn't see why this
must be. She wanted &T good time oc occasionally,'
casionally,' occasionally,' no matter what it cost. She
wanted? some of the pretty tilings
other and richer women had, even if
the paycheck didn't cover them. She
couldn't see why the butcher, thb
baker or the doctor should not wait a
week or a mcnth or a year so she and
the ; children 'could have prettier,

clothes, give an occasional party and
ride in their own car.
Not that they were neglected. They
were always well-fed, well-clad and
any real vant was ; supplied if it
wasn't anticipated. The -titewad
simply wouldn't spend $16 a week
when he was receiving $15, or if he
had to. he would only spend $14 the

next week. When the firm began pay-;

ing him $1200 a year he stubbornly
refused to spend $1250. When it rais-l
ed him to $1500 the request that he
blow in $2000 in one year and catch up j
in the next two fell on deaf ears.
When the time came that he was

drawing down $2500 the folks some- i

times maae mm spena $Z4'jy cut no
more. ; -v:
He was far more generous to them
than to himself. He never owned "a
stylish, well-fitting suit in hi3 life.
His annual two-weeks vacation was
always spent at home, during which
be worked harder around the house
and in the garden than at the office.
He belonged to one church, and paid
to it a bigger proportion of his salary
than some of the richer members. He
belonged, to one fraternal order the
biggest one in the world but how
much of its good work he helped in
only a few of his brethren knew. He
read one "newspaper and books from
the public library. Except on lodge
nights, he went to bed at 9 o'clock
unless he had to help nurse the sick,
and no matter what time he went to
bed he always arose at 6, took a big
drink of water and began the work
of the day. j f
He seldom gave to public enter enterprises
prises enterprises or charities. He thought, per perhaps
haps perhaps with justice, that his lodge and
church contributions covered charity,
and he said probably with truth) in
regard to public enterprises, that it
wasn't right to pull the legs of the
two or three hundred business men in
town for something that would ben

efit ail the people. He would give
sometimes, but if he had a dollar in
his pocket for his washlady and a
pretty girl wanted a contribution for
some good cause the washlady rot

the dollar. '-: v : :

He contributed to the Red Cross,
the Y, M. C. A., the tobacco fund and
home company's fund, but hardly
anybody ever knew, for he sought
the treasurers like a thief ; in the
night. Said he couldn't afford to let
the town know he : was giving. Per Perhaps
haps Perhaps he told the truth.
The titewad was not contented. No
man alive would have morel liked to
have a good time. He had a natural

appreciation of nice-looking clothes.
He loved a good horse and his fingers
knew they would tingle on the reins
if he ever sat behind a fast trotter.
He never had a bicycle, but when .he
bought one for. his boy he jumped on
it one day and 7 rode it a-1 couple ,.Nof
hundred yards down the street with without
out without the least trouble. He never rode
except in. a friend's auto, but he felt
in his bones that he could run one.
arid would have bought one for the
family, "but" he thought f the boy ana
girl needed to finish, their education
more than they needed a car. He evei
looked at well-dressed, handsome
women and compared them with his
prematurely old, shabby wife, aged
and shabby from her own. faultfind faultfinding
ing faultfinding and carelessness, and thought
never mind what-he thought; he stuck
to his bargain.
In the center of his mind,;stahding
foursquare to; every vagrant idea or
passion, was ( the principle that one'?
obligations, must be lived up to. That
he must take care of his own and not
defraud" others. That he musn't bor borrow
row borrow money from Peter to pay Paul.,
,He was a lonely man all his life.
His parents went 1 almost before ht
knew them. His uncle was just; not
sympathetic. Work shut him off from
boy chums a erirl hardlv looked at

fhim. He had a few months of some

thing like 'joy during courtship and

tne earlier days of marriage. Then he
realized; he' had -made a mistake; he
made no sign that he knew, but his
soul went back into its loneliness
again. It emerged for a little time,
while the children were babies and
kidlets; but they soon sent it back to
its : seclusion to stay. ;
Men liked him and trusted him but

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they did not seek his society. No boy,
not even his, own, ever thought of
chumming with him. The girls scarce scarcely
ly scarcely knew him.
He did a great deal of thinking in
the last years of his life. He had
nothing to do but to think ,and to
work. He never complained.
And one night, while he stayed at
the office late, to do the work of a
younger man, who wanted' to have a
pleasant evening out, he grew very
weary, and thought he would lay his
head down on his arms on the desk
before him to rest a few minutes, so
he might finish his work the better.
As he relaxed his muscles for the
brief rest, he thought the lights were
going out. That happened sometimes,
but they always lit again in a minute
or two, so he didn't worry. Slowly
they receded into darkness. Then
there arose around him a great, black
cloud not a terrifying cloud, but one
vast and deep and smooth and all en enveloping,
veloping, enveloping, and with more than tht.
comfort of sleep in its folds. He seem seemed
ed seemed to lay back on it and it was bear bearing
ing bearing him swiftly away, where he cared
not, but he knew it was all right. It
seemed like ;in his brain gleamed a
tiny lamp, and away from that lamp
he knew nothing. And it began to
dim not flickering as the ordinary
lamp goes out but dimming slowly
and smoothly into darkness. Almost
before he knew it, it was only a pin
point, and then it was not.
There was no confusion and prob probably
ably probably no grief at his death. His church
and his lodge missed him as they
would have missed an useful piece of
furniture;, the business house he had
been with thirty-five years missed
him most, but it not so much, for he

had trained men to take his plac.
Down in their hearts his wife and
children were really glad he was dead
(he knew they would be), for hb
faithfully paid up life insurance gave
them the money they hadr hankered
after for years.
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many members of the church ana
only the old standbys of the lodge
were present. The procession to the
cemetery was short and the flowers
on the grave were not many.
His affairs were in order. He owed
no debts. He had been treasurer of
his lodge and treasurer of his church
for years and every penny of the
funds entrusted to him was right
there. There was a little money in the
bank, but not much, for even an iron j
will can't keep mama and the chfl-j
dren from spending most there i3 of J
an ordinary salary if they keep at it

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partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
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In Onr Stead
(Lena M. T. Clarke in Tropical Sun)
How shall we let our loved one go
Who blessed our homes so long,
Dispelling trouble with a smile,
Or cheering with a song ?
How shall we spend the lonely day,
And bear the sleepless night
When they have gone so far away
To succor those who fight?
We surely could not hold them here
When duty's call was plain;
But how shall we live thru the days
Till they return again?
The Red Cross calls us to its aid
Their need is urgent too,
There should not be an idle hand
While they have work to do.
And far away near battlefields
Their cross its way will take
To find our soldiers in their need
And save them for our sake.
Mrs. Howse Much Better
Mrs. Frances Howse, who had such
a bad fall Sunday night and who was
considered very ill all day Monday,
began to improve Monday afternoon
about fou o'clock, her pulse growing
noticeably stronger. Mrs. Howse re regained
gained regained consciousness early this morn morning
ing morning and recognized members of hei
family and a few special neighbor neighborhood
hood neighborhood friends. Many friends : are de delighted
lighted delighted to hear of ; Mrs. Howse's im improvement
provement improvement and sincerely hope it will
The Star regrets to learn of the
illness of Miss Dollie Webber.
Mr. and Mrs. Grider Perkins will
leave Wednesday for their future
home in Paaltka. ."
Miss Rena Smith has gone to At Atlanta,
lanta, Atlanta, to purchase spring goods f oi
the Style Hat Shop. She will return
the last of the week.
Mr. George Nurney of Oklawaha,
came up from the lake this morning
to spend the day with his sister, Mrs.
Jack Camp and sons. v
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Clark of Fel Fellowship,
lowship, Fellowship, have named their little,
daughter who arrived on Jan. 22nd,
Elizabeth Louise Clark.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C' Bennett left
yesterday t afternoon for Jacksonville
to attend; the moving picture conven convention.
tion. convention. They will return home tonight.
Judge and Mrs. W. S. Bullock of
Ocala are among the well known Flo Flo-ridians
ridians Flo-ridians visiting Orlando. They are
stopping at the San "Juan hotel. Reporter-Star.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Toff aletti, Mr.
and Mrs. Ramon Gonzales, Mr. An Antonio
tonio Antonio Toff aletti and Miss Carlotta
Toffaletti returned on the four o'clock
train yesterday to their home in Port
Mrs. G. M. JButler of Eustis arrived
in the city Saturday o look after her
business interests in this section.
Mrs. Butler "will be here for several
weeks and will be the guest of Mrs.
Ola Potter and children.
. ; .''
Mrs. H. B. Clarkson leaves this aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon for a week's visit to Mrs. Cut Cutler
ler Cutler atl Crystal River. Master Harry
J r., who has been visitng his sister,
Mrs. Willard Blood since Friday, will
remain hv the country until his
mother returns.
Methodist Teachers Meeting
The Methodist officers' and teach teachers'
ers' teachers' meeting will be held Tuesday eve evening
ning evening at 7:30 with Mrs. L. N. Green.
Let every one be present to plan fo
next Sunday's work, v
Mrs. Clyatt, Secretary.
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Meeting of King's Daughters
The regular monthly meeting of the
King's Daughters will be held Thurs Thursday
day Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the
Methodist church. All members urged
to come. Mrs. Clyatt, Secretary.
.Ocala friends of, Mr., and Mrs.
Frank Spartlin of Atlanta, will be in interested
terested interested to hear of the little daughter
who arrived at their home last week,
Mrs. Spartlin was formerly Miss
Carol Deart and made many friends
here on her visit to Mrs. J. H. Mason
of Tampa, formerly Miss Minnie Sto Sto-vall.
vall. Sto-vall. The little arrival is the second
daughter in the Spartlin home.
News was received in Ocala yester yesterday
day yesterday of the death of Mrs. Bradford
Webb's mother, which occurred Sat Saturday
urday Saturday at her home in Valley Junction,
Iowa. No particulars are known, ex except
cept except that Mrs. Webb's mother had
been ill for a couple of weeks, tho'
her condition was not considered ser serious.
ious. serious. Mrs. Webb left Kendrick the
first of last week and was with her
mother several days before the end
came. Many Ocala as well as Ken Kendrick
drick Kendrick friends deeply sympathize with
Mrs. Webb in-her great loss.
The chairman of Red Cross work
of the Ocala Woman's Club wishes to
correct a wrong impression given in
the newspaper reports of the last
meeting of the club. An adequate sup supply
ply supply of sweaters has been furnished to
Company A through the agency of
our local Red Cross society, assisted
very materially; by the energetic ef efforts
forts efforts of the women of the club. The

club members do not wish to claim
that they made all or even the great

er number of the sweaters sent to
Co. A, but are glad to be counted
among the women of the citv who
have accomplished this worthy work.
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Old Fashioned Work on New Paris
:, Gowns
Paris is fascinated with old-fash
ioned handwork and uses it lavishly
as a means of ornamentation, for its
smartest gowns. Faggoting is espe
cially favored and is seen on many
charming gowns. Sashes are a de
lightful feature of many gowns and
are so universally becoming women
gladly welcome them in whatever
guise they come.
Jersey, both wool and silk continues
a popular material and is even found
in smart evening gowns, but is of
course a glorified weave such as jei jei-soline,
soline, jei-soline, a lovely silvery tissue with
shots and flashes of color that one
sees in dance frocks.
Taffeta's popularity increases and
joins forces with jersey and knitted
wool trimmings which are combined
with it in many lovely gowns. Surah
silk is another old favorite j that has
come back this season.
Checks and plaids are immensely,
popular. Enormous brilliant checks'
and stripes great blatant awning
stripes -are to be much affected, ac according
cording according to fashion advices from Paris,
and indicate-a reaction from the som sombre
bre sombre modes that have obtained during
the war. Exchange.
Tuesday Auction Club
Seven members of the Tuesday auc
tion club and Miss Alice Bullock are
having their, regular game this after afternoon
noon afternoon at the home of Miss Mary Mc McDowell..
Dowell.. McDowell.. :'- ;
The two tables were cozily arrang.
ed in the dining room and after sev several
eral several games Miss McDowell will serve
pineapple and asparagus salad, hot
tea and dinner biscuit. The prize will
be a unique knitting needle case.
Mrs. J. D. MacDonald and Mrs. L.
G. Ketchum, who have been visiting
in Palatka since Saturday; motored
to St. Augustine Monday with Mrs.
Herbert MacDonald to spend the day.
Mrs. E. Van Hood has returned
home from a three weeks visit to her
daughter, Mrs. W. A. Collier and fam family
ily family in Tuscaloosa, and was accompan accompanied
ied accompanied by her little granddaughter and
namesake, Louise Hood Collier. Mrs.
Collier's Ocala friends are : glad to
learn she is rapidly recovering from
her automobile accident of three
weeks ago.
Mr. Leroy Hodges, who made b
whirlwind campaign in starting the
work of the food administration in
this state last fall, and who "acquired
a considerable number of friends,
among them many in Ocala, at the
same time, has been appointed secre secretary
tary secretary to the new governor of Virginia,
Westmoreland Davis. The appoint
ment carries with it the rank of col colonel
onel colonel on the governor's staff. Mr.
Hodges is an earnestly efficient and
patriotic young man, and the Star
thinks that Gov. Davis has acquired
a good secretary. The Petersburg
Index-Appeal, published in Mr.
Hodges' home town, says of the ap appointment:
pointment: appointment:
"The appointment of the Peters Petersburg
burg Petersburg man was made, it is said, purely
on merit and without regard to prev
ious political affiliations. In fact, Mr.
Hodges voted for John Garland Pol Pollard
lard Pollard and Mr. .Davis knew it. This ia
taken as an indication of the efforts
of the new governor to select men of
the highest type m the interest of the
state, without regard to politics. It is
certainly a distinct and well deserved
compliment to a local citizen, for
though Mr. Hodges was a citizen of
Prince George county at the time of
the election in August, he recently
transferred his registration to his ola
home, Petersburg."
(Continued from First Page)
' To the People of the Vif th Judicial
Circuit of Florida: I hereby announce
my candidacy for re-election to the
office of state attorney, Fifth Judicial
Circuil; of Florida, in the approach approaching
ing approaching primary. I have tried to merit
and will greatly appreciate your sup support.
port. support. George W. Scofield.
January 4, 1918.
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even Johndee's insurance wouldn't
last some people forever. Mama is
keeping boarders now and daughter
stays with her, wondering what has
become of the flashy young man who
married and deserted her after what
she thought was a whirlwind court
ship. Son thought he was a gambler,
but he wasn't. He went into the army
to get out of a scrape; he also got
into Leavenworth, and if the war
lasts long enough he may get out in
time to' partly redeem himself.
Was this man really a titewad, or
did he always do what -he thought
was his duty, no matter what it cost ?
A castled gate stood in a pass in a
range of mountains greater than any
this world has ever seen. But there
was no snow on their towering sum summits
mits summits instead a golden radiance like
the sunset paints upon the summer
There was a wide plain before the
gate and on it appeared two men.
They 'seemed to have come a long
way, but they walked toward the
gate swiftly, as tho' they had forever
shed fatigue. The wide portal was
open, but in it stood a mighty angel,
in his hand a gleaming sword.
The two men were the good sport
and the titewad, and when they were
halted they gave the angel their
names. He in turn gave them to a
wise one who kept a business office in inside
side inside the gate, and the wise one in turn
told a page angel to go to a certain
place in the .card index room ami
bring hint two cards.
The spirit of the titewad kept silent,
but that of the good sport inquired,
What place is this?"
"This," said the mighty angel, "is
the gate to the Hereafter."
i"And where is Heaven?"
'It is far on beyond. You may atr
tain it by long years of faithful work
for the good of the universe."
" And where is hell?"
The angel pointed with his sword
toa far-distant planet, swathed in
clouds, thru which occasionally the
flames of battle spurted.
"There," said he. "Hell is where
you men spent your lives. You and
your brothers made it for your--selves.n
The page angel returned and gave
two cards to the wise one, who wrote
directions on each and gave them to
another angel; one who held a while
wand tipped with a violet tin tea
jewel. He led the two spirits thru the
portal and along the pass which
steadily widened until they entered an
open space around which were ringed
the buildings of a great city, which
it could be seen was only the begin beginning
ning beginning of the universe beyond. High up
rose the houses of the city, bright,
clean and thronged with busy spirits.
"Here," said the angel, "you begin
your new life. It is granted to you
that you cannot fail. If you could, you
would have passed "with the wicked
into annihilation. But as to how fast
you improve depends upon your yourselves
selves yourselves
He pointed with his wand down a
long street that even to supernatural
eyes seemed a thousand miles long.
"You," said he to the good sport,
"must go to the very last building on
that .street and work you way thru
every house and shop on it back to
the gate. They will give you plenty
of instruction, and a swift kick oc occasionally,
casionally, occasionally, and I think you will be
back here in about two thousand
years." .- .;' ;
The good sport bowed and depart departed,
ed, departed, looking very energetic.
Then the angel turned to the tite titewad,
wad, titewad, who all ythis time had said not
a word. 1 ,v
"Son," said the angel, "you were a
pretty good sport while on earth. You
stood for alot of other people's fail failings
ings failings and never, beefed about it. We
kept close tab on you and decided you
were a full-sized man. Trot over to
that big office-building, just on the
rim of the circle and give this card
to the elevator boy They have some
thing over there that will keep you
busy till you forget the earth ever
existed, and then I think we an send
you on up
It is very necessary that the Ocala
Motor Club have a large attendance
at the Florida State Automobile As Association,
sociation, Association, which will be held in Or Orlando,
lando, Orlando, Monday, J Feb. 4th. Every
member of this local organization i3
invited to attend this meeting and we
should by all means have a large-attendance.
Dr. E. G. Peek is a dele delegate
gate delegate from this club, and we should go
in a large body to back our delegate.
Deputy Collector C. T. Watson will
be in room 213 second floor, postoffice
building, until the 16th instant, with
blanks and other necessary informa information,
tion, information, and will be glad to assist all
persons liable for income tax returns.
Ocala Iron Works Stockholders Meet-
The annual meeting of the stock stockholders
holders stockholders of ti e Ocala Iron Works will
be held in t'lie company office, Ocala,
Fla, ori Monday, the 4th day of Feb February,
ruary, February, A. D. 1918, at 10 o'clock a. tau,
for the purpose of electing officers
and such other business as may be
required to come before the meeting.
Dated in Ocala, Fla, thi3 the 7th
day of January, A. D. 1918.
(Signed) : George MacKay,
Chas. E. Simmons, President.
Secretary. 1-15-taes-sat

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Oddfellows meet tonight.
Woodmen meet Friday evening. :
The board of trade will meet Fri Friday
day Friday evening. ; ,. ;
The high school boys are busy "or "organizing
ganizing "organizing their baseball team.
Percy Perkins' friends will be glad
to hearthat he is better today.
The friends of Mr. William Stroud,
who has been ill for weeks, are glad
to f e him out again.
.Fred Malever is learning to be a
soldier at the Florida Military Acad Academy
emy Academy in Jacksonville.
Do you read the want ads ?
Capt. J. B. Martin came up from
Oklawaha yesterday afternoon, to
hear the Red Cross lecture.
, The Ocala National Bank is renew renewing
ing renewing its interior decoration. Mr. A. A.
Winer has the contract.
Mr. Roy Garnett of Wildwood, on
his way home from .Miami, -stopped
.last night to visit his Ocala friends."
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Mr. Ralph K. Robinson who has
been in Youngstown, Ohio, for the
past six months, arrived home last
night. v ;
. The county boards are insession,
afed consequently a number of citizens
from all oyer. Marionu were in town
today.; f- ,-..'
Mr. Yonge Sage, after a visit to
his parents nere, returned this af t t-ernpon
ernpon t-ernpon to Jacksonville, where he )ias
apposition with' the Western Union.
Mr. Lester Lucas is expected home
this afternoon from Savannah, and
expects to, go into business here in
' the near future, ;'' v
Mr. Welsh Dewey, who is in the
quartermaster's corps at Camp John Johnston,
ston, Johnston, Iacksonville, has been assigned
to duty in the 8th division supply
train.' '. -' .' ';
Not in the least- discouraged ; -bv
their defeats, the high school girls
are preparing for a rattling basket
ball game with the Orlando team,
when that team comes here next Sat Saturday
urday Saturday afternoon.
Four prominent Ocala Odd Fellows,
Messrs. M. M. Little, W. L. Colbert,
. Chris -Simmnnn and Jn Pnt.ter. visifc-
J ed Leesburg last night and helped
the Leesburg brethren put on a de-
gr ee.
and nine o'clock was at the home of
Mr. T. W. Troxler, where 'thai roof
caught fire. It was discovered almost
immediately and in a very short time
the fire department had extinguished
the blaze. Very little damage was
done, the firemen doing their work
most efficiently. ;
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. The friends, of Policeman Smith,
the swift-footed cop with the seven seven-league
league seven-league boots, are surprised to learn
.that, a little darkey ran away from
him the other evening. .Smith would
have let the darkey go, but he was
wearing a pair ; of handcuffs that
Smith had just slipped upon him.
Smith consequently fired a shot across
his bows and the little coon hove to."
The city council meets this eve--ning,
and will probably have a busy
session. One member, Mr. JThomas, is
absent from, the city, but the others
vill be on hand. A number of applicaT
tions for the office of city manasrer
have been filed but it is not certain
,that anyone 'will be elected at this
t meeting. It is supposed that the con contest
test contest over the office of city recordei
will-be decided.
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There once existed, and there may
exist yet, in certain benighted parts
of "the north, the mistaken idea that
athletics n in -favor in southern
schools, the basis for the thought be being
ing being the erroneous opinion that our
southern climate is discouraging to
physical exertion. It is, indeed, re
ported that a certain Boston philan
thropist of large brain but ill-developed
body, and a consequent antipathy
for athletic contests generously en endowed
dowed endowed a certain southern college, be because,
cause, because, he said, as the weather was too
hot for young men to be out on the
diamond and gridiron, they would be
able to give a becoming amount of
time to their studies. cy
- Florida schools of a quarter of a
century ago might have given some
support tothe idea, not on account
of the climate, but because it had not
occurred to the scholars to become
sufficiently interested in sports to
follow them in ant organized manner.
Also, the older generation of teachers
was not interested in athletics, and
some of the mossbacks actually dis discouraged
couraged discouraged them. :. ', 'v I:' : 'V.
In these later years, 'however, ath athletics
letics athletics have come into their own in
the south, the pupils taking full in interest
terest interest in them and the teachers with
few exceptions realizing that 'sports
are an aid instead of a drawback tc
education. Y
Football is the principal school
game, partly for the reason that ii.
has been for centuries the favorite in
England, whence it was imported to
this country, and partly because the
Jtifcseball season is over before school
days begin, and does not well begin
uhtil schooldays are over, the pupils
are too busy with their studies of the
last few weeks to try to excel on the
diamond. Y':'.v .' i
Football, however, is a boys' game;
the girls have never taken to it; in
fact, it is only of late years that girls
have taken part in athletics. It has
not been long ago that a girl who took
part in any outdoor game except ten tennis
nis tennis andcroquet was considered a
tomboy, if not a rowdy. This gener generation,
ation, generation, however, is wiser and more
lively, and is awake to the fact that
aJiealthy body to keep a healthy mind
in is the right of a girl as well as a
boy. :: s A f ,;:.'v-:
: Basketball is becoming the favorite
game of school girl .teams. It is to
girls what football isHo boys, and es establishes
tablishes establishes the fact that a women is not
the "weaker vessel," for it requires as
much skill and activity as football,
and if there are not as many accidents
in playing it as there is in the socall socall-ed
ed socall-ed rougher game it is because girls
areas a rule more deft in their move movements
ments movements than boys.
Basket ball is an ancient and hon honorable
orable honorable game. It is of Celtic origin,
old-time stories of Scotch. Welsh and
Irish kings and chiefs showing thaf
it was often played in their courrs
in the, winter time, when weather was
too inclement for outdoor sports.
Basket ball among the South ', Flor Florida
ida Florida schools bids fair to become as well
organized as football. The high
schools in particular in this part of
the state have taken so much interest
in it that it has become the object of
a championship, and the ever-growing
circle of contestants promises in time
to take in every school that is a
school. '": 1 Y- ."
Ocala interest in basket ball was
established a few yeas ago by the
famous ."Wildcats," a team of, girls
who had all the activity tho' not th
ferocity of the animal whose name
they, had adopted.., They played
against the leading teams of the
state, and never lost a game.
Theirsuccessors, njade up mostly
of their members, was the Ocala
Girls' High School Team. This team
last year made an enviable record,
meeting teams from Gainesville, Or
lando, Sanford and other places and
always winning.
With the opening of this school
term, the team re-organized. It has
had A larger proportion of new play players
ers players than the team of last year and
has not had as good fortune. It has
lost two games, one to Gainesville
and one to Sanford, tho'. .in each
case it played a splendid game and
missed victory by a narrow margin.
The two defeats have put the mem members
bers members on their best mettle, and they
have solemnly vowed it shall not
happen again.-
The team leaves tomorrow morn morning
ing morning for Sanford, for a game with the
high school team of that city, the
most pronounced aspirant for the
state championship. From Sanford,
the team will go next day to Orlando,
where it will ineet the high school
team of that town, for a game before
returning home. Ocala defeated both
Sanford and Orlando last year.'
Our girls will be at a disadvantage
in playing with Sanford, as they will
be wearied by the long auto trip, but
they believe they have the high heart
and vim to overcome this handicap.
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' Miss Victoria Raysor has been in
town the last two days, the guest of
her brother, Mr. Clifford Raysor, and
family, at their home on South Third
The Temple picture show will be in
evidence tomorrow afternoon.and eve evening,
ning, evening, with an installment of "The
Fighting Trail," and other fine sub subjects.
jects. subjects. v
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Mrs. Jack Camp returned yester yesterday
day yesterday from a visit to Jacksonville. Mr?
Camp has gone on to Virginia, where
he will look after business affairs for
the next few dayfe.
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Mrs. C. W. Hudson and pretty little
daughter from Thomasville, Ga., ar arrived
rived arrived this afternoon for a visit to
Mrs. R. L. Bridges. V
Mrs.' O. W. Weaver is a charming
visitor to the city, and is the guest
of Mrs. J. R. Moorhead. Mrs, "Weaver
is the competent city demonstration
agent or urban worker for Alachua
and Marion counties. She is, conse consequently,
quently, consequently, engaged in the same useful
calling as Mrs. Moorhead, and will
probably be a frequent visitor to the
city and county;
Mrs. N. H." Hunter and her pretty
little daughter, Caroline, of Fort My Myers,
ers, Myers, who have been visiting ; Mrs.
Hunter's mother and sister, Mrs. and
Miss Borland, at Citra, expect to return-in
a few days. Mrs. Borland,
both her daughters and her grand granddaughter
daughter granddaughter were in town this morning.
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Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Young of New
York, are guests today of Mr. and
Mrs.: Charles Peyser. They are on
their way home from several months'
visit on the east coast. Mr. Young is
head of the large men's hat manu manufacturers
facturers manufacturers bearing his name, in New
York, and also conducts a number of
retail stores in the metropolis. t
Mr. and Mrs. G. C, Hooper will ar arrive
rive arrive this afternoon from Baltimore,
to make Ocala their home. Theylived
in Ocala several years ago and Mr.
Hooper was connected with the A. E.
Burnett"jewe!ry e stablishment in : the
repair department. Mr. Hooper has
accepted; a position with Mr. J. C.
Smith, the jeweler, and the family
will begin housekeeping as soon as
they can locate a suitable cottage.
For the present they will reside with
Mr. and Mrs. Smith at their home on
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Arline had broken their engagement
because David had given up a splendid
position to join the army. He had given
no reason for his desire to become a
soldier save that he hada "hunch." At
least that had been Davide way of put putting
ting putting It.
i But the "hunch, as David slanging slanging-ly
ly slanging-ly 'expressed it, had been a force so
strong that he had been quite unable
to resist its urge. Something, some
thread of destiny, had drawn Mm from
his exceptionally remunerative posi position
tion position and tied him firmly into the army.
So David went bis way in khaki and
Arline continued her v life, missing
David far more than shehad reckoned
on. A year or two dragged past. Ar Arline
line Arline found one or two men whom .she
accounted friends, but from time to
time she compared them with David
and found them lacking. She was not
aware that she was comparing them
with David and would have scorned
I herself for it. David had deliberately
left her to join the army and she
did not even know that her erstwhile
sweetheart was now Lieut. David
War began blasting Its horrible way
In Europe before Arline realized that
soldiering was a noble calling., She
knew, too, that should America join
the conflict, she would want more than
anything in the world to be in a posi position
tion position to help her country and Its brave
men. ': y;
y Not knowing that she, too, was the
victim of a launch, she-went to one of
the great New York hospitals and
found herself making definite arrange arrangements
ments arrangements to enter as a probationary
nurse.. It was fortunate that there
was a vacancy.
Arline figured that, entering the hos hospital
pital hospital In 1914, she could he a trained
nurse in 1917 and should the war con continue
tinue continue so long she could go and help In
a foreign hospital.
She did not like hospital work. It
was the last profession she would have
asked of herself, but she struggled des desperately
perately desperately with jduty's grip about her.
And still Arline was unconscious that
she, too, Vas following that mysteri mysterious
ous mysterious thing called a hunch, even as Da David
vid David had followed his. All unknowing unknowingly
ly unknowingly she was steering her bark to the
head of the stream where she and Da David
vid David had parted. 1
She was In her third year of training
when America" entered the world con conflict.
flict. conflict. Khaki-clad men were everywhere
and sons of the navy In .blue and
white. x
The first time she saw a battalion
of soldiers, new to khaki," hiking along
the city streets, her heart squeezed up
Into her throat.
When she returned to the club for
probationary nurses near theshospltal
and went Into her narrow room and
flung herself on her narrow white bed
she still heard that steady shuffle of
marching feet.
As she lay on that slim little bed In
the slim little room It suddenly oc occurred
curred occurred to -Arline that some, power of
which she had not N been conscious had
prodded her along this nurse's path.
She knew, too, that David had been
guided along his soldiering way In
that mysterious manner. He now
would be one of the first, to go over overseas
seas overseas at his country's call!
And with this personal remembrance
of David a sharp little pang stabbed
her heart. David's feet would be shuf-
i fling even as those of the marching
men whom she had seen ; David woulo
march to battle David would enter
the firing line: David might Ar Arline
line Arline shrank from the thought of what
might happen to David.
Without a moment's hesitation she
went down to the ofSce and telephoned
David's home. She had not forgotten
the familiar number.
She had only expected to get his ad address
dress address from some member of the fam family,
ily, family, but David's yolce answered her.
When each had recovered from the
palpitating silence that followed the
hearing of the other's voice after prac practically
tically practically five years of separation, Arline
said softly: ?
"David, I wanted to tell yon, before
either of us Is called to the other side,
that I understand why yon Joined the
army. Hunches are great, big? won wonderful
derful wonderful things in life." I am sorry I
spoke to you as I did and want to know
if you have forgotten me. I will finish
my work at the hospital In two months
and hope to sail with the first lot of
Bed Cros,s nurses. I don't want to go
away without seeing yon."
: Arline blushed hotly. David's laugh
over the phone was so possessive and
so tender. Arline had not known a
laugh could be so thrilling.
"And I don't want to go without see seeingand
ingand seeingand marrying you, Arline." Da David's
vid's David's voice was steady. "We have
loved each other all this time. I know
it and I think yon do, dear."
"I have, always had a hunch that
some" wonderful thread of destiny
would bind us together, dear," David
said very softly.
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WANTED Farm ready for immed immediate
iate immediate cultivation for general farming'.
Substantial party will rent or buy.
Give full particulars first letter. P.
O. Box 251, Jacksonville, Fla. 4-6t
JOR SALE A nice residence lot,
75 x 105 feet, on Ray street, "adjoin "adjoining
ing "adjoining handsome E. P. Rentz residence
on Fort King avenue; cash or easy
terms. Address owner, N. pi'ements,
Citra, F4a., or inquire at the Star of office.
fice. office. 2-2-Ct
FOR SALE Stucco bungalow; latest
improvements; lot 75 x 187; cement
fence. and walk; all kinds, of fruit
trees. Also building lot 63 x 187.
Carl Wenzel & Son, 702 Wyominia
St, Ocala, Fla. 2-2-lm
RAGS WANTED Cotton rags no
scraps. Apply at the Star ofice. tf
Watula and South Third street. Ap Apply
ply Apply to C. Rheinauer. 12-tf
FOR SALE New one-horse Stude Stude-baker
baker Stude-baker wagon; light buggy with, iron
wheels and rubber tires, newly paint painted
ed painted and overhauled. Address C. -M.
Livingston, Box 453, Ocala, Fla. 30-6t
WANTED Every loyalAmerican to
buy war savings stamps and alLOcal alLOcal-ans
ans alLOcal-ans to remember that Clayton's
Pressing Club has been moved to Ok Oklawaha
lawaha Oklawaha avenue, next to Blalock's vul vulcanizing
canizing vulcanizing establishment. The .phone
number is 13. 31-6t
FOR SALE One 1-year-old, pointer,
untrained, $5; one 16-months-old pure
bred English bulldog, $15. Apply at
Carter's Bakery. Phone 360. 4-6t
"More than a year ago I took a
course of Mayr's Wonderful Remedy
for gall stones, ? severe colic and
stomach trouble and have been, en
tirely, well ever since. I have recom-
mended it to many other stomach
sufferersas I felt it was my duty to
tell them just how much good it has
done." It is a simple, harmless prep preparation
aration preparation that removes the catarrhal
mucus from the intestinal tract and
allays the inflammation which causes
practically all stomach, liver and in intestinal
testinal intestinal ailments, .including appendi appendicitis.
citis. appendicitis. One dose will convince or money
refunded. The Court Pharmacy. Ad. 6
. W. K. Lane, M. D- Physidan and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Bailding, Ocala,
Florida.' "i ? tf
Star ads. are business accelerators.

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.fto war


FOR SALE-1917 Ford touring car
in good mechanical condition; shock
absorbers and step brace; $325. R. O.
Riddle, Florida House, Ocala. 23-tf

FOR SALE CHEAP If sold at once,
small cottage; modern improvements,
in good location. For information "ap "apply
ply "apply to "M. E.," Ocala, Fla. 30-6t
FOR SALE One-ton worm-drive
truck, used less. than three months;
closing up the business. If interested,
see F. T. Wilson, Reddick, Fla. 29-9t
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-S-tf
FOR SALE Sixty acres of the best
hammock land in the county; 34
miles frojn Ocala on Orange avenue
hard road; good year 'round pond on
tract. Will sell at f 40 per acre on
quick trade. Apply to "Owner," care
Ocala Star. 30-0t
"WANTED Old False Teeth Don't
Matter if Broken. I 'pay $2 to $15 per
set. Also cash for old gold, silver and
broken jewelry. Send by parcel post
and receive check by return mail. Will'
hold goods ten days for sender's ap-
hproval of my offer. L. Mazer, 2007 So.
5th St., Philadelphia, Pa;, 17-18t
FOR SALE New typewriter, at $3
per- month. Room 5, Holder Block,
Ocala, Fla. v 12-tf'
4XOST Thursday night, between the
.union depot and Linwood Park addi addition,
tion, addition, oblong cameo about size of sil silver
ver silver dollar; pink background. Reward
for return to Mrs. W. C. Charles, or
Star office. '4-St
, i I, .. i
FOR SALE Five acres of good land,
IVz miles from courthouse, all fenc fenced;
ed; fenced; buildings; fruit in' seasons $225
cash or terms. Mrs. F. Tweedle, Gen General
eral General Delivery, Ocala. 4-6t
RAGS WANTED The larger the
better. Must be well laundered. No
sewing room scraps. Star ofSce. 3,t
WANTED- A sawmill or timber man
t who can handle labor and bring some
laborers with hira; must understand
loading logs on cars and be a hustler.
Pay once a wek. Apply to Brandon
Lumber Comnanv. Reddick. Fla. 4-6t
hanging on to old-time, old-fogy hand hand-mixed
mixed hand-mixed Lead and Oil Paint that will
soon chalk off and discolor when you
can get
a thoroughly modern, scientific machine-made
Paint, that will outlast the
other, and cost you less money. 10
f or Sale Hy
i CO.,"-i Ocala. Fla, 4
Buy. war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service.
The Court Pharmacy. t

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