Weather Forecast: Fair tonight
and Sunday; warmer Sunday north
and central portions.
OCALA, FLORIDA, SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1918.
VOL. 25, NO. 66
14 M II II
XL. JLL JLL
First Permanent Advance Made by
American Troops on the
Paris, Friday, March 15. Violent
artillery fire along the whole front,
especially in the Verdun region, was
reported in the official statement to tonight.
night. tonight. A German raid in Lorraine
was repulsed. A large number of
bombs are being dropped by French
AMERICANS HELD ON
Wi?h the American Army, France,
Friday, March 15. American troops
in the Luneville sector have occupied
and are holding enemy trenches
northeast of Badonvillers, which they
forced the Germans to abandon thru
recent raids and concentrated artil artillery
lery artillery fire. The trenches have been con consolidated
solidated consolidated with ours.
Thi3, though a small forward move movement,
ment, movement, marks the first permanent ad advance
vance advance of the American army in
France. The consolidation of the
trenches enables the Americans and
French to operate from higher ground
The Germans made a feeble at attempt
tempt attempt to retake the trenches but each
time were repulsed.
-W. S. S.
Wilson's Message to Russia, How However,
ever, However, Didn't Awake Any
London, Thursday, March 14.
President Wilson's message of sym sympathy
pathy sympathy for the Russian people was re received
ceived received with mrrked applause when
read tonight at the opening session
of the all-Russian congress of Soviets.
The congress immediately adojpted a
resolution of appreciation.
w. s. s.
THE RED CROSS
Gives the Right of Way to the Third
In order not to detract even slight slightly
ly slightly from the forthcoming Liberty
Loan campaign, the war council of
the American Red Cross has post postponed
poned postponed the campaign to raise the sec second
ond second war relief fund of $100,000,000 to
the week of May 20 from the week of
May 6th as was originally intended.
This action fixes the date of the
second Red Cross campaign eleven
months after the first which was
started on June 18, 1917.
More than $100,000,000 was con contributed
tributed contributed in response to the first call
for financial aid and contributions
plus interest brought the total re receipts
ceipts receipts from the first drive up to
$105,099,257. Of this amount, $17, $17,-006,121
006,121 $17,-006,121 was refunded to Red Cross
chapters for local relief work. Ot
the balance, $77,721,918 has been ap-
propriated .leaving a balance of $10, $10,-371,217
371,217 $10,-371,217 available, for appropriation.
France has received appropriations
amounting to more than thirty mill millions.
ions. millions. During the week preceding
Christmas the Red Cross conducted a
membership drive which resulted in
the enrollment of approximately 22, 22,-000,000
000,000 22,-000,000 new members. This was fol followed
lowed followed last month by a campaign con conducted
ducted conducted by the junior membership of
the Red Cross which resulted in the
enrollment in the collaternal organi organization
zation organization of practically all of the school
children in America.
w. s. s.
A RIG DRAFT ON
Camp Wheeler, March 16. Nearly
a hundred Florida soldiers have been
transferred from the 124th Infantry
to a casual detachment that has been
organized at Camp Wheeler. It is re reported
ported reported that these men will soon be
ordered abroad. Men from all the
other organizations were also select selected.
ed. selected. The men from Company A placed
in the new detachment are:
Corporal Guy Bradford, Privates
Ira B. McGahagin, Louis H. Cobb,
Wm. M. Cassels, Wm. W. Horn, Ray
M. C. Hurst and William H. Richey;
' w. s. s.
Those interested in typewriter
desks are invited to call at R. L. Mar Martin's
tin's Martin's office, room 14, Merchant's block,
and see the latest and most complete
steel typewriter table cabinet yet
-w s. s.-
Cars washed and polished at Will Williams
iams Williams & Fox's Auto Service Station. 6t
w. s. s.-
We have left some of that 29-cent
shipment of Correspondence Cards.
Big value. Gerig's Drug Store. 2-20
SURE TO TAKE ARE
All Dutch Vessels in American Har Harbors
bors Harbors Will be Commandered
Washington, March 16. With the
exception of two steamers, the United
States is holding all Dutch ships now
in American ports to prevent their
escape pending their probable requisi requisition
tion requisition Monday. No more bunker li licenses
censes licenses will be issued for their sail sailing,
ing, sailing, it was learned, until they are
taken over either by commandeering
DUTCH ACCEPT DEMANDS
Amsterdam, March 16. The Asso Associated
ciated Associated Press hears on excellent au authority
thority authority that the Dutch government
has accepted the demands of the al allied
lied allied governments relating to the use
of Dutch ships in the danger zone.
-w. s. s.
COVETED OLD Mill
Evidence in Mrs. Hirsch's Trial is
Against the Two Men
Atlanta, March 16. When the
third day of the trial of Mrs. Hirsch
started today the indications were
that the case would not be concluded
today as anticipated.- The state be began
gan began the introduction of witnesses in
rebuttal, but frequent clashes between
counsel delayed the proceedings and
drew several fines from the presiding
Sheriff Bazemore, the first witness,
testified that Rosa Humphries, the
defense's witness yesterday, told him
there was a plot between her, Mr.
Hirsch and J. W. Cook to get some
of Candler's money. Asa G. Candler
Jr., on the stand next, swore than the
woman demanded money, asking for
$500,000 and the payment of her hus husband's
band's husband's debts. He said Mrs. Hirsch
called, him on the telephone several
times, asking him to call on her.
The evidence in the case of Mrs.
Margaret A. Hirsch was completed
shortly before noon today, and argu arguments
ments arguments by counsel immediately begun.
An hour and a half was alloted to
each side. It was expected the case
would go to the jury this afternoon.
Frequent tilts between opposing
counsel marked today's sessions, the
third day of the trial. Mrs. Hirsch
also showed the strain of the long
sessions. At one point during the
testimony of William Candler, young youngest
est youngest son of the mayor, she broke down
completely, crying and talking out
W. s. S. r
I NO LIVES LOST
Dublin, March 16. No lives were
lost in the collision Thursday between
a trawler and the steamer Rathmore,
according to owners of the vessel.
w. s. s.
Mr. Wilbur Counts is here from
Macon on a brief visit.
W. s. s.
The Ocala high school baseball
team lost to Gainesville yesterday by
18 to 3. Better luck, next time, boys.
W. s. s.
A postal card from our patriotic
boy friend, George Wenzel, formerly
with Company A,- announces that he
is "over there."
W. fi. s.
Miss Isabel Mays of the high school
is practically helping the govern government
ment government by planting 25 acres of her
Madison county farm to castor beans.
vp. a. &
Private George Williams, whose
furlough was extended, after a week's
visit to his wife, mother and sister
here, left this morning for Camp
-W. S. S.
"The Courage of the Common Commonplace,"
place," Commonplace," at the Temple last night was
not only a good picture, but taught a
fine lesson. The picture tonight is
"The Silent Lady," in which little
Zoe Rae is the star.
vr. s. s.
The pretty and patriotic young lady
teachers of the Ocala schools finished
yesterday helping the government by
filling out the questionnaires for the
county. They gave their services
withoutpay and they are a busy lot
of girls with their own work, too.
W. S. S.
We charge storage batteries. Will Williams
iams Williams & Fox, Auto Service Station. 16t
w. s. s.
Do you read the want ads 7
Star ads. are business accelerators.
RIGHT TO ACT
Subjects of that Nation Being Mur Murdered
dered Murdered by the Score
London, March 16. The Maximal Maximalists
ists Maximalists in Siberia have murdered 150
Japanese in the Amur province, ac according
cording according to a report printed in the
Hochi Shimbun, a newspaper, apd
forwarded by Reuters, Limited.
-W. S. S.-
SEIZURE OE SHIPS
Belonging to Sweden by Germans
Reported in Dispatch from
London, Mch. 16. A large number
of Swedish trawlers and one of the
largest Gothenburg steamers, have
been captured by German submarines
off Skaw, the northern extremity of
Jutland, and forced to go to Germany,
according to reports printed in the
Gothenburg Shipping Gazette and
forwarded from Copenhagen by the
W. s. s.
SPEAKERS AT THE
The speakers who will address the
patriotic rally at the Methodist
church Wednesday evening at 7:30
o'clock will be Rev. Dr. Chas. S. Mc Mc-Farland
Farland Mc-Farland of New York, and Dr. C. E.
Vinvent, formerly of Washington, D.
C. It has been learned that Mr.. Glenn
Frank will not be able to be present, I
as first announced. Dr. McFarland is
the general secretary of the Federa
Council of Churches of Christ in Am America,
erica, America, and is well known in ecclesias ecclesiastical
tical ecclesiastical circles through the land. He is
a forcible speaker, and an able think thinker.
er. thinker. He. was in Germany when the wax
broke out, and has since visited all
the warring countries of Europe. He
wiir speak on "The Moral Aims of the
War." In his address he will also
touch upon the moral causes of the
war. Dr. McFarland is thoroughly
familiar with international problems.
Dr. Vincent ,who was until recent recently
ly recently a pastor in Washington, but is
located for the present at Winter
Park, Fla., will represent the Leagut
to Enforce Peacej-of which ex-President
Taft is chairman, and will speak
on "World Reconstruction." He will
tell of the plans of President Wilson
and Lloyd George of England, as well
as other allied statesmen, for a new
world-order after the war.
A conference with Drs. McFarlana
and Vincent is being arranged for
Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock at
the Methodist church. At this meet meeting
ing meeting the ministers and church officials,
and leading members, both men and
women, of Ocala, and surrounding
country will be expected. And in ad addition
dition addition to these the Board of Trade,
the Red Cross Society, the Woman's
Club, all the organizations of the
section for the sale of war savings
stamps and the third liberty loan
bonds, and members of the council of
defense are asked to be present, as
well as the public generally. At this
afternoon meeting a short speech will
be made by each of the visitors, and
these will be followed by a conference
at which questions will be asked and
answered and plans unfolded by
which the community may effectively
aid in securing the moral aims of the
war, and in strengthening the public
sentiment in favor of the war, and in
eliminating all the things that hinder
the prosecution of it. Mr. Talbot, the
field secretary, says the afternoon
meetings are regarded as the most
Rev. John R. Herndon, chairman of
the ministers' association, is in charge
of the meetings here and is endeavor endeavoring
ing endeavoring to enlist the interest of the com community.
munity. community. Announcements are to be
made in all the churches next Sun Sunday,
day, Sunday, and efforts will be made to reach
surrounding communities. Every one
who reads this announcement is ask asked
ed asked to act as a publicity agent in mak making
ing making known the meetings and solicit soliciting
ing soliciting the attendance of the people. That
in itself will be a patriotic service.
w. s. s.
Those Hair and Clothe3 Brushes in
Gerig's window at one dollar each
have caused a great many to stop and
look. To look means to buy, so be
careful. Gerig's Drug Store. 2-20
w. s. ft.
Sea Island Cotton Seed, direct from
Edisto Island, just received at Ocala
Seed Store. 8-tf
w. s. s.
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
E TO EAT
Hoover Thinks that Cornbread Diet
for the South Will be
Washington, March 16. Further
limitations of the consumption of
wheat products in the South will be
asked by the food administration if
the experiment of confining the flour
ration to six pounds monthly, begun
today in Texas, proves a success. Th
South is such a larger user of other
cerials than wheat that additional
curtailment of the sale of wheat flour
will not work a hardship, it is de
W. S. S.
Official Instructions How to Address
Leters, Etc., to Our Men
Office Sec'nd. Ass't. P. M. Gen.-,
Washington, March 8, 1918.
Owing to the difficulties experienc experienced
ed experienced in delivering mail when carelessly
addressed, postmasters are requested
to notify senders of mail to soldiers,
sailors and marines of the American
Expeditionary Forces abroad that
care should be taken to write given
names in full preceding or following
the name of the addressee with the
necessary title, such a private, ser sergeant,
geant, sergeant, lieutenant, etc. The need for
the full given name of the addressee
is apparent when it is explained that
the war department has a card-index
file that may be consulted relative to
undeliverable mail for the troops, ref reference
erence reference to which file furnishes no in information
formation information when a letter is addressed
"J. F. Smith," for instance, and it
cannot be determined whether it is
for James F. Smith, John F. Smith or
Jeremiah F. Smith. In addition to the
given name of the addressee, and his
title, there should -also be added the
full name of the unit or organization
to which the addressee is assigned, it
being sufficient in the way of further
address to ad dthe words "American
It is particularly enjoined that let letters,
ters, letters, post-cards and packages be not
addressed with lead pencil, and that
every piece of mail matter bear the
name and address of .the sender, so
that 'in case of nondelivery letters
may be promptly returned to the
The long transit taken by the mail
before it reaches the delivery points
abroad calls for the use of envelopes
that are substantially made, as ex experience
perience experience has shown that well-made
envelopes retain clear and distinct the
addresses written thereon, while in
the case of envelopes of poor material
the writing becomes indistinct, ren rendering
dering rendering uncertain the correct reading
of the name or some part of the ad address.
dress. address. Reports continue to be received to
indicate that packages reach United
States postoffices in Europe in such a
dilapidated condition that repacking
has frequently been undertaken be before
fore before delivery can be effected. Senders
should use heavy weight paper, can canvas
vas canvas or cloth as wrapping for pack packages,
ages, packages, and when canvas or cloth is em employed
ployed employed the address should be written
on a shipping tag, with the name and
address of the sender on the reserv
side. Otto Praeger,
Second Ass't. P. M. Gen.
W. s. S.-
WORKING FOR THE
THIRD LIBERTY LOAN
R. W. Mattox, field representative
of the Sixth Federal Reserve District
Liberty Loan committee, assigned to
this zone, is here to cooperate with
the county chairman in perfecting an
organization to wage a widespread
educational campaign in the interest
of the Third Liberty Loan.
He will spend several days confer conferring
ring conferring with members of the committee,
bankers and business men. When a
strong committee has been decided
upon, active work will be started to
thoroughly familiarize everyone with
the vital issues involved in the war
and the need by the government of
strong financial backing. With this
early preparation it is eblieved the
maximum of subscriptions will be se secured
cured secured in this county when the selling
The Third Liberty Loan will be au authorized
thorized authorized in April. While the treasury
department at Washington has given
no intimation of the size of the issue,
it is expected it will be larger than
either of the previous loans.
W. s. S.
Mrs. M. A. Bostick is showing the
most elegant spring Bats Tailored,
Semi-Dress, Sport and Motor. Won't
you run in and see them? Corner
Harrington Hall hotel. Phone 310. 6t
1 TAR ml
Respect to the Russian Situation
May be Made by President
at Any Hour
Washington, March 16. There was
intimations in official circles todav
that President Wion might make an
early declaration on the Russian sit situation.
uation. situation. It was not indicated what
might be its form or manner of deliv
ery. America's attitude toward in
tervention in Siberia by Japan has
not undergone any chanee. it was said
at the state department today.
It was also suggested that a final
decision might be delayed until the
new Japanese ambassador, Count
Ishii, reaches America. It is known
the United States doubted the need
of intervention by Japan, many offi officials
cials officials of the government fearinsr such
action might bright together factions
in Russia to combat the Japanese.
-W. s. s.
American Citizen on the Aland Isl
ands Rouses Our Minister at
Stockholm to Action
Stockholm, March 16. An attache
of the American legation left today
for Finland, carrying a formal pro protest
test protest from Minister Morris to General
Mannerheim, commander of the gov government
ernment government forces, against arrest b
Germans on Aland Islands of Henry
Crosby Emery. Demand has been
made of the Finnish government to
secure the release of Emery.
W. S. 6.
A Visit to the Girl's School
The Baptist orchestra visited the
girls' industrial home Thursday night
and as usual, enjoyed the evening im immensely.
mensely. immensely. The orchestra has been
making quite a number of visits to
the school, but this was the first visit
to the new home. One of its mem members,
bers, members, having heard that the building
resembled that of a jail, was very
much surprised that it resembled any anything
thing anything but a jail. It is an ideal place,
and made the writer feel that she was
back at college again, enjoying dorm dormitory
itory dormitory life. Indeed, the girls seemed
very happy, and why shouldn't they,
with such a beautiful home and such
dear instructors. All were busy with
their crocheting, tatting, etc.
One thing that amused the mem members
bers members of the orchestra was the bread
that had been set to rise that after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. It was rising, all right! Those
girls don't need any domestic teacher
to instruct them in cooking.
We were informed that Governor
Catts has promised to put a book bookkeeping
keeping bookkeeping course in the school, as well
as a stenographic course. Good for
him! The girls will feel that they
have something to look forward to
when they leave the home.
Many orchestral numbers were
rendered by the orchestra, and sev several
eral several vocal selections by Frank Gates,
the girls joining in. As the clock was
striking ten o'clock, and we were
thinking of leaving, imagine our sur surprise
prise surprise when delicious, refreshments
were brought into us. When we did
take our leave it was nigh onto mid midnight.
night. midnight. You may rest assured, well
go again soon.
"W. e. t
We are located on Camp Heights
and have one of the best equipped
shops in Marion county. Williams &
Fox, Anto Service Station. l-6t
W. 8. 6.
Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate' service
The Court Pharmacy tf
w. s. s.
Florida and Spanish Peanut Seed
for spring planting. Ocala Seed
w. s. s.
A good assortment of Fountain
Pens to be had at Gerig's Drug
w. s. s.
We make a specialty of complicated
troubles in all makes of automobiles.
Williams & Fox, Auto Service Sta Station,
tion, Station, Camp Heights. l-6t
w. s. s.
Buy war savings stamps to nelp
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service,
The Court Pharmacy. tf
-vr. & e.-
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
w. s. e.
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
SAFE POLICY FOR
Farmers Should Rais Some Cotton
but Give Principal Attention
to Food and Feed
(U. S. Dept. of Agriculture)
Washington. March 16. "The onlv
safe course for the farmers of the
South," says Bradford KnaDD. chief of
the office of extension work in the
South, United States department of
agriculture, "is to pursue 'safe farm farm-ing'
ing' farm-ing' and produce the food of the South
upon the farms of the South this
The department asks the co-operation
of every patriotic man and wom woman
an woman to see that its message of increas increasing
ing increasing southern food production goes to
every farmer of the South before thu
planting season is over.
"It is folly," the department says,
"to imperil our safety, especially
when the exchange value of cotton
shows that the prosperity of the
South is not founded upon cotton
alone, but last year grew out of the
fact that we did .grow a large portion
of the needed food and feed. Food
for the South produced in the South
is a vital item of national defense."
FOR STATE ATTORNEY
To the People of the Fifth Judicial
Circuit of Florida: I hereby announce
my candidacy for re-election to the
office of state attorney, Fifth Judicial
Circuit 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.
FOR SENATOR 20TH DISTRICT
To the Democratic Voters of Marion
and Sumter Counties (Comprising
the 20th Senatorial District):
I am a candidate for senator in the
primary election to be held June 4th,
1918. I thoroughly appreciate the
honor of having served as one of Mar Marion's
ion's Marion's representatives in the last two
sessions of the legislature. I served
my people faithfully, loyally, honest honestly
ly honestly and conscientiously. I realize that
the knowledge and experience as rep representative
resentative representative two terms will enable me
to make the people of the twentieth
district a better senator. I will ap appreciate
preciate appreciate your support and if nominat nominated
ed nominated I pledge faithful service to the
people of Marion and Sumter coun counties,
ties, counties, working for their best interests,
as well as for the whole state.
Respectfully yours, W. J. Crosby.
Citra, Fla., Feb. 6, 1918.
FOR COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 3
I desire to announce my candidacy
for the position of county commis commissioner
sioner commissioner from district No. 3, Marion
county, subject to the democratic pri primary.
mary. primary. J. W. Davis.
FOR COMMISSIONER, DISTRICT 4
According to my own inclination
and the solicitation of friends, I here hereby
by hereby announce myself a candidate for
county commissioner for the fourth
commissioner's district of Marion
county, subject to the action of the
democratic primary of 1918. If elect elected,
ed, elected, I promise a faithful discharge of
the duties of the office and I shall
strive to give satisfaction to all con concerned
cerned concerned by giving the duties of the of office
fice office my personal attention. I shall be
thankful for the support of all inter interested.
ested. interested. Very respectfully,
O. H. (Bob) Rogers.
To the Democratic Voters of Marion
I hereby announce my candidacy for
Representative and solicit your sup support
port support in the June Primary. I join
group one (1.) Respectfully,
S. J. McCully.
FOR STATE ATTORNEY
the Democratic Voters, Fifth
I hereby announce myself a candi candidate
date candidate for the office of state's attorney
for the fifth judicial circuit, of the
state of Florida, in the approaching
democratic primary, and subject to
the result thereof.
Fred L. Stringer.
Brooknville, Fla., March 14, 1918.
Mrs. M. A. Bostick's spring and
summer hats presented now for all
functions and occasions where the
unusual is sought and worn at the
present moment. Harrington Hall
corner. Phone 310. 12-6t
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MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS
Bloom of the Lakeland Star has
become a bull in Catts' china shop.
w. s. s.-
An American owes his highest loy
alty to America and not to any man
nor any party.
vr. 6. a.
They say the Tampa Rotes gave a
big show at the press breakfast and
called it "vaud-veal" because of the
w. s; s.
The Red Cross leaders will make a
canvass next week for second-hand
clothing for the Belgians. Help them
out all you can but don't let your pat
riotism run to rags.
w. s. s.
The Western Union didn't make but
twelve million dollars last year.-
Well, if everybody would earn their
money as well as the Western Union
w. s. s.
Cade E. Shackleford of Pensacola,
is a candidate for state tax commis commissioner
sioner commissioner to succeed John Neel, whose
term expires this year. Mr. Shackle Shackle-ford
ford Shackle-ford is at present state inspector of
W. 6. S.-
Tampa led Florida towns last week
in sale of war savings stamps and
Jacksonville came next, but Ocala did
better in proportion to population
than either of those cities. St. Pe
tersburg made the best record per
. W. S. 6.
Frank Huffaker of the Tampa
Times is breaking his heart trying to
break into the army. Judging by the
last view we had of Huff's slick and
shining pate, it would reflect the sun
Vays, so why doesn't he volunteer to
act as a section of a heliograph?
-w. s. a
We do not think much of the plan
to put men in non-essential employ employments
ments employments on the farms for fifteen days
It will take them just about that long
on a farm to learn how to keep out of
their own way. A better plan would
be to put all the loafers to work on
the farms and make them stay.
W. S. 6.
Mrs. Lucretia Rudolph Garfield,
widow of James A. Garfield, twentieth
president of the United States, died at
her winter home in Pasadena, Calif.,
Wednesday. Mrs. Garfield would have
been 86 years old April 19. Six of her
grandsons are in their country's serv service.
ice. service. Two of them are in France.
w. s. ft.
The Tampa Tribune has departed
somewhat from its wonted patriotism
in its remarks regarding the visit of
Secretary Baker to France. We have
no idea that he went for any other
reason than to obtain first hand in information
formation information and that he will put it to
good use. As for dissensions among
the officers at the front, the dissen dissensions
sions dissensions are mostly among the people at
w. s. s.
The Tarpon Springs Daily News
nominates D. B. MacKay for gov governor.
ernor. governor. The gubernatorial campaign
is two years off, and it is almost too'
early to make nominations, but we
don't mind saying that we do not
know any man we could more willing willingly
ly willingly support for governor than Mr. Mc McKay,
Kay, McKay, and we do not think there is any
man in Florida who would make a
W. s. s.
Pinellas county, under the efficient
chairmanship of W. L. Straub, is now
leading the state in the sale of war
savings stamps, the total sale for the
ccunty up to and including March 9th,
being $33,325.45, which is $1.57 per
capita. This shows a higher rating
than the leading county in the only
other Southern state that has yet
made a report of sales per capita, and
that is South Carolina, where the
highest county has attained the sale
of $1.13 per capita.
: W. S. S.
Announcement is made of the ap
pointment by President Wilson of
George G. Case of the law firm of
White and Case of New York to mem membership
bership membership in the war council of the
American Red Cross to fill the place
made vacant by the resignation of
Charles D. Norton. The war council
is now composed of the following
members: Henry P. Davison, chair chairman;
man; chairman; John D. Ryan, Harvey D. Gib Gibson,
son, Gibson, Cornelius N. Bliss and George B.
Case. Ex-officio members are Will William
iam William Howard Taft and Eliot Wads Wads-worth.
worth. Wads-worth. w. a s.-
A few days ago, it was reported
that the Germans were "masters of
the air" on the American front. If
this was true then the status has evi evidently
dently evidently changed on that front, accord according
ing according to the following dispatch: "On
the major battle fronts the operations
continue, as for weeks past, mainly
of artillery duels, trench raids and in
tensive aerial activity by all the op opposing
posing opposing forces. In the operations on
land the American troops continue to
locate and blow to pieces with their
artillery gas projectors in the Toul
region which the Germans recently
have been attempting to set in large
numbers in preparation, it is believ believed,
ed, believed, for a gas attack on a huge scale.
American aerial observers have been
doing splendid worlc spotting out the
gas tubes and reporting their where whereabouts
abouts whereabouts to the artillery."
' w. s. s.
; Harvey D. Gibson, general mana manager
ger manager of the American Red Cross, an announces
nounces announces that the Junior Red Cross or organization
ganization organization has endorsed and taken
over the Children of America Army
of Relief, and that henceforward the
work of this latter organization will
be carried on by the Junior Red
Cross. The transfer of funds took
place on March 2nd, $40,000 being
given over the Junior Red Cross to be
devoted to child welfare work abroad,
and the Army of Relief will cease to
sblicit funds. All Army of Relief
members are now eligible for mem membership
bership membership in Junior Red Cross auxiliar auxiliaries,
ies, auxiliaries, and chapter school committees are
authorized to incorporate them in
schools that are not already enrolled
as junior units or to incorporate all
Army of Relief members in their ter territory
ritory territory as a single junior auxiliary.
Truthfully says the Tampa Times:
"The suppression of German propa propaganda
ganda propaganda in its, every form is an imme immediate
diate immediate necessity. The German-born
person who claims the right of Am American
erican American citizenship must be an Amer American
ican American in fact as well as in name or keep
his mouth closed relative to the war
work of this country. The German German-born
born German-born person who has lived in this
country for years without becoming a
citizen proves that his heart is with
Germany," and he must be made to
keep his place. The war is on in
earnest now, and the American peo people
ple people should tolerate nothing that is
anti-American any more than the
German people tolerate anything that
is anti-German in the fatherland.
Suppress the propagandists and
suppress them now."
-W. a 6.-
On a recent visit to St. Augustine,
Gilbert D. Leach of the Leesburg
Commercial stopped at a cafe which
did not have any name on its sign but
which is "located on the side street
which ends at the entrance to the
Ponce de Leon grounds and is just
across from the porch side of the Al Alcazar."
cazar." Alcazar." A,t that place he and his
party, in addition to their dinner,
which cost $5 for a party of four, had
to pay 60 cents for bread, the said
bread amounting in quantity to less
than half a loaf. The man who runs
the "establishment should be reported
to the food administration, meantime
we hope those of our readers who
visit' St. Augustine will take note" of
the' location' and keep away from the
J. II. BRINSON
Get Bly Bulletin
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ies laboratories ever distilled is the taste of
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The wonderful orange drink
which is flavored with the
juices of crushed California
oranges, sun-kissed and ca caressed
ressed caressed into yellow ripeness.
When your palate craves' a
real treat, make it "Orange
Crush in. the bottle."
AT THE CHURCHES T03IORROW
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Preaching and Lord's
Supper. Subject of sermon, "The
Grace of Speech."
3:30 p. m. Services at state indus industrial
trial industrial school for girls.
7:30 p. m. Evening service. Sub Subject,
ject, Subject, "Is Life Worth the Living."
9:30 a. m. Sunday scnooi.
11 a. m. Morning worship.
Rev. William Wighton of Canada,
and supply pastor for the next two
months, will preach.
6:30 p. m. B. Y. P. U.
7:30 p. m. Evening service.
The retiring pastor will preach at
Everybody cordially invited to at attend
tend attend each of these services.
(Rev. Gilbert A. Ottmann, Rector)
7:30 a. m. Holy communion, every
11 a. m. Holy communion and
sermon, first Sunday.
11 a. m. Morning prayer and ser sermon,
mon, sermon, except first Sunday.
7 p. m. Evening prayer and
sermon every Sunday.
9:45 a. m. Sunday school.
All seats free. Every one welcomt
at all services.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
The male choir will have charge of
the music in Sunday school. We ex expect
pect expect a larger choir than last Sunday.
11 a. m. Preaching.
Sermon by Rev. W. A. Myers, pre presiding
siding presiding elder of Tampa district.
3 p. m. Junior League.
The league will be led by Mrs. E.
L. Bridges and Mrs. Smith Hardin.
6 p. m. Senior League.
Walter Hardin will lead.
7 p. m. -Preaching.
Sermon by Rev. R. Ira Barnett,
presiding elder of Ocala district.
The financial statements for quar quarter
ter quarter ending March 11th will be given
out Sunday, March 17.
Wednesday at 7:30 p. m., all the
churches will call in their prayer
service to hear Dr. McFarland, who
will speak on the duty of the churches
in this war.
The pastor will preach at Tampa
Heights Sunday morning and evening.
Everybody is invited to attend all
the services. Smith Hardin, Pastor.
9:30 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Preaching service.
2:30 p. m. Junior Society.
- 7:30 p. m. Preaching service.
The every member canvass of the
congregation will be made on Sunday
afternoon by committees- appointed
for the purpose. Members of the
church and congregation are request requested
ed requested to remain at. home from 2 till 5
p. m., or until the committee shall
have seen them. It is desired that
every member made a pledge for both
the local support of the church and
the" benevolences. The assembly has
asked us to increase our contribu contributions
tions contributions for benevolences largely for the
coming year A campaign for three
million dollars has been going on in
every church in the assembly. The
local congregation is urged to do its
The session will meet after Sunday
school tomorrow for the reception of
It was gratifying to see the in increased
creased increased attendance on the evening
service last Sunday. But there is room
for great improvement still. The
public is cordially invited to worship
with us. John R. Herndon, Pastor.
St. Phillip's Catholic Church
Mass at St. Phillip's Catholic church
will be said on Sunday at 10 o'clock,
and on week days at 7 o'clock. Sun Sunday
day Sunday school tomorrow will be at 9 a.
m. and stations of the Cross at 4:30
Christian Science Society of Ocala
10 a. m. Sunday school.
11 a. m. Sunday service.
Free reading room and library open
on Tuesdays and Fridays from 3 to 5.
ARE YOUR BUYING THRIFT
STAMPS EVERY DAY?
If you buy 25 cent THRIFT
STAMPS at the rate of only one a
day, and exchange each book of six sixteen
teen sixteen (with a few cents added) for a
certificate worth $5 in 1923, you are
saving money at the rate of $10 per
Good investment isn't it? And a
patriotic habit besides for every
single THRIFT STAMP is a little
added momentum behind the one
great desire to shorten this war.
Thrift Stamps are for sale at the
O. K. Grocery, the postofflce and many
other business houses.
(This advertisement paid for and
donated by the O. K. Teapot Groc Grocery.)
ery.) Grocery.) 26-tf
w. s. s.
Advertise in the Star.
NOTICE OF FINAL SETTLEMENT
. Notice Is hereby given that on the
10th day of April. A. D. 1918. the un undersigned
dersigned undersigned will present my accounts
and vouchers to the Judge of probate
in and for Marion county, Florida, at
his office at the courthouse In Ocala,
and will make my final settlement and
will apply for final discharge as such
executrix of the estate of Edward
This 2nd day of October, 1917.
LILT S. DANZIGER,
As Executrix of the Estate of Edward
UNITED STATES BONDS
Those who have ordered bonds
please call for them. When mail
delivery is required add 10c for registry.
DON'T BE HOODWINKED
into the belief that Lead and Oil hand hand-mixed
mixed hand-mixed paint is either as durable or
economical as paint made by modern
machinery provided always that
proper materials only are used,
is ALL Paint, finely ground and thor thoroughly
oughly thoroughly incorporated by powerful ma machinery
chinery machinery to which you add an equal
amount of Linseed Oil which YOU
BUY YOURSELF at oil price the
result is an extremely durable, good
bodied Pure Linseed Oil Paint at a
very economical price.
WILL YOU TRY IT?
For Sale By
THE MARION HARDWARE CO.,
Suffering Described As Torture
Relieved by Black-Diaugiit.
Rossville, Ga. Mrs. Kate Lee Able, o!
this place, writes: "My husband is- an
engineer, and once while lifting, he in injured
jured injured himself with a piece of heavy ma machinery,
chinery, machinery, across the abdomen He was
so sore he could net bear to press on
himself at all, on chest or abdomen. He
weighed 1C5 lbs., and fell off until he
weighed 1 10 lbs., in two weaks.
He became constipated and it looked
like he would die. We had three different
doctors, yet with all their medicine, his
bowels failed to act. He would turn up
a ten-cent bottle of castor oil, and drink
it two or three days in succession. He
did this yet without result. We became
desperate, he suffered so. He was swol swollen
len swollen terribly. He told me his suffering
could only be described as torture.
I sent and bought Thedford's Black Black-Draught.
Draught. Black-Draught. I made htm take a big dose,
and when it began to act he fainted, he
was in such misery, but he got relief and
began to mend at once. He got well,
and we both feel he owes his life to
Thedford's Black-Draught will help you
to keep fit, ready for the day's work.
Try it! NC-131
Careful Estimates made on all Con
tract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.
Phone 315 For
Satisfaction and Make Prompt Delivery.
N. Magnolia St.
THE WINDSOR' HOTEL
i. .:. 4l
In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining rocm service is
second to none.
RATES From $1.50 per day per person to $6.
ROBERT M. MEYER, J. E. KAVANAUGH
T. EL.EO COLLEGE
SAINT LEO, PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA
IDEAL BOARDING SCHOOL FOH YOUHG GENTLEMEN
Courses in Classics, Science and Commerce. Also
Primary Department. Send for Catalogue.
Rev. F. Benedict, Director.
OPENS FOR THE FALL TERM, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 1917.
COMES EARLY THIS YEAR
We Have No Formal Opening
But All the Beautiful
Things Are Ready
Imported SILK PONGEE, in natural
shade, 85c, $1.00 to $1.50
Crinkle SPORT PONGEE Silks in oys oyster
ter oyster and natural shades, $2.50
Imported SILK PONGEE in white,
$1.50 to $2.00
36 inch WASH SATIN, flesh and
white $1.00 to $1.50
Special Value BLACK TAFFETTA
36 inch Chiffon TAFFETTA SILK in
black, white and a full range of col colors
ors colors $1.50 to $2.25
40 inch CREPE DE CHINE in full
range of colors $1.50
Striped SHIRTING SILKS for Men's
Shirts and Ladies Blouses 65c, $1.00
36 inch FOULARD SILKS the Newest
designs and color combination$2.00
OCA LA EVENING STAR, SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1918
If You Ilave Any New for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Fire
The Date for Easter
"Thirty days hath September,"
Every person can remember,
But to know when Easters come
Puzzles even bachelors some.
When March the twenty-first 13 past,
Just watch the silvery moon,
And when you se it full and round,
Know EasterU be here soon.
After the moon has reached its full
Then Easter will be here
The very Sunday after,
In each and every year.
And, if it hap on Sunday
The moon should reach its height,
The Sunday following this event
Will be the Easter bright. I
(Monday is a wheatless day.
Woman's Club to Raise Funds for
Equipping the School Grounds
The educational committee of the
Woman's Club is getting up an enter entertainment,
tainment, entertainment, the proceeds from which
are to be used to purchase play ap apparatus
paratus apparatus for equipping the school
grounds of Ocala, so necessary for
the proper physical development of
our school children.
Throughout the country physical
directors are advocating that scien scientific
tific scientific methods and means be used for
the attainment of that physical de development
velopment development so essential to the highest
mental development. This is being
emphasized more than ever before in
public addresses and many magazine
articles. In the city of Asheville
S1200 has been spent on such a play playground,
ground, playground, 'and especially during the
summer months the grounds are
crowded from morning until night. A
supervisor is in constant attendance
and directs the children in the proper
use of the apparatus, which consists
of swings, giant strides, horizontal
and parallel bars, see-saws, merry
go-rounds, slides, a swimming pool,
croquet and -tennis sets and many
other pieces found beneficial in the
physical training of the young. The
improvement in the children has been
wonderful, according to the- super supervisor
visor supervisor in charge. Strength, agility,
health and as a consequence of these,
more active mentality is very notice noticeable.
able. noticeable. Many Florida cities are equipping
playgrounds. Why should Ocala not
be up and doing along similar lines?
The Woman's Club is attempting a
beginning at least. A delightful pro program,
gram, program, which will be published later,
has been arranged for Monday eve evening,
ning, evening, April 1st, at the Temple theater.
Come out every one andlielp in this
Mrs. F. E. McClane left Thursday
afternoon for a week's visit to her
daughter, Mrs. Adcock and family in
St. Petersburg. Mrs. McClane will
then make a short visit to her Ocala
friends, after which she will return to
Charleston to be near Dr. McClane,
who is a first lieutenant in the medical
corps at Fort Moultrie.
Woman's Liberty Loan Committee
Executive Board Meeting
There will be an executive board
meeting of the chairmen of the wom women's
en's women's ; liberty loan committees of the
various towns in the county, and of
the young lady captains and their as assistants,
sistants, assistants, in the lecture room of the
Ocala public library on Monday aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon at three o'clock. Every one
is especially requested to attend this
"meeting as there is important busi'
ness to transact.
Mrs. Caroline Moorhead,
15-2 1 Marion County Chairman.
Mrs. William Hocker of Ocala,
state chairman of the woman's divis division
ion division of the national council of defense,
has written Mrs. T. V. Moore con congratulating
gratulating congratulating her upon the fine showing
Miami made in the recent drive for
the Y. M. C. A. Mrs. Hocker said
Miami raised more for the fund than
any city in Florida except Jackson Jacksonville.
ville. Jacksonville. Mrs. Hocker is to spend several
days at Winter Haven, to confer with
Dr. Anna Howard Shaw, who is visit visiting
ing visiting Dr. Mary Jewett at that place.
Mr. Carl Price of West Palm Beach
arrived in the city yesterday for a
brief visit to his aunt, Mrs. J. A.
Bouvier and family. Mr. Price motor motored
ed motored to Ocala with Messrs. Robert, and
Charles McCarley, who went on to
Boardman. They will return here to tomorrow
morrow tomorrow afternoon and be accompa accompanied
nied accompanied home by Mr. Price.
The literary branch of the mission missionary
ary missionary society will be entertained Mon Monday
day Monday afternoon at three o'clock at the
home of Mrs. W. H. Clark. The ladies
of the sewing circle are invited to this
meeting and are requested to bring
their sewing or their Red Cross knit knitting.
ting. knitting. Mr. Elmer Cook, Co. T, 124th In Infantry,
fantry, Infantry, at Camp Wheeler, is visiting
his brother, Mr. F. W. Cook and fam family.
ily. family. Mr. Cook has been to West
Palm Beach to visit his parents, Mr.
arid Mrs. Ben Cook. He leaves this
afternoon for camp.
Mrs. Sidney F. Thompson of Camp Camp-ville,
ville, Camp-ville, Fla., has arrived in Ocala to
join' her husband, who has been in
the O. K. Teapot Grocery for several
weeks. They are visiting Mrs. Beulah
Baker for the present, but expect to
go to housekeeping in the near future.
Miss Pet Johnston of Inverness and
Corporal John A. Carlson of Camp
Jackson, who is spending his nine
days' furlough at Inverness, were
Ocala visitors Thursday and were the
dinner guests of Miss Beulah Baker.
Master Sam Howell of Climax, Ga.,
was called home yesterday by the
very serious illness of his aunt. Sam
has been in Ocala more than a year,
making his home with Senator and
Mrs. E. L. Carney and by his manly,
There is no other therm that can fully describe the ex ex-.
. ex-. quis'te creations in our new line of
The women may be thankful that the government has
not ordered conservation of hats. They are still allow allowed
ed allowed to adorn the head with the most beautiful creations
of the millinery art. That is -just what we have secured
for your inspection. We only, ask a careful inspection.
The goods will sell themselves.
Opposite Geirg's Drug Store
PUBLIC TAKE NOTICE
Until April 1st next, the Gas Company will INSTALL
FREE any stove purchased at the gas office.
" Also discount of 10 per cent, will be allowed on first fifty
purchases of stoves or heaters.
We have a full line of stoves for your inspection at the
Gas Office. Come in and look them over.
GET BUSY and take advantage of this opportunity to be
UP TO DATE.
THE GAS COMPANY
Buy War Stamps Now
Save Food By Using Our Ice Freely It's Cheap and
Food is High Prompt Service, Full Weight and Cour Courteous
teous Courteous Treatment go with our Ice, and if you don't get
them, phone us at once.
Ocala Ice Pstelcliifi
agreeable manners has made many
friends, who regret to learn of hi3
sorrow. He has ben with the Clark Clark-son
son Clark-son Hardware Company for some sometime.
time. sometime. Have You Any Good Clothes You
The local Red Cross chairman has
appointed Mrs. T. M. Moore chair chairman
man chairman of the local C. R. B. drive which
begins in Ocala Monday, March 18,
and lasts until March 25th.
The Red Cross cares for the help helpless
less helpless and destitute French and Bel Belgians
gians Belgians behind the allies lines, and the
commission for relief cares for the
suffering people of Belgium and
northern France under the occupation
of the enemy. Even the well to do are
short of necessities, and the poor are
in dire need, and so the commission
for relief begs of you to give your
spare clothing. The commission for
relief has the ships, and along with
the grain and food stuffs there is
room for all this clothing. The Unit United
ed United States expects the minimum to be
5000 tons of clothing and one-third of
the shipment will go to northern
France and two-thirds to the Bel Belgians.
gians. Belgians. Only strong and durable ar articles
ticles articles are needed, so don't bother to
send your rags. They need not, how however,
ever, however, be in perfect condition, for there
are thousands of women there who
are only too glad to work all day
long for the smallest amount, and
also there are thousands of those &
little better off financially who are
glad to help their poorer sisters and
at the same time to take their minds
off their own troubles.
Read the following list of garments
needed and don't send others. Don't
send men's stiff hats. Don't send
women's stiff hats. Don't send wom women's
en's women's fancy slippers and evening
dresses. Don't send rubber goods in
any form, such as suspenders, gar garters,
ters, garters, etc Don't send any messages,
as no written material can go with
commission goods into these territor territories.
ies. territories. Especially be generous in the line
of warm flannel articles, for upon
your generosity hang the lives of
many helpless babes who are now
being swaddled in rags.
This drive begins Monday. Begin
that day and send clothes to Mrs. T.
M. Moore on Fort King avenue. If
you have no way of sending articles,
notify any boy scout and he will call
Absolutely no other garments than
these will be accepted
Men's Wear: Shirts (preferably of
light colored flannels), undershirts,
underdrawers, trousers, coats, work work-suits
suits work-suits (overalls), suits, shoes, over
coats, jerseys, sweater-vest, socks
(sizes 10 and 11).
Women's Wear: Shirts, drawers,
corset-slips, petticoats, blouses, over
coats, skirts, suits, pinafores, shoes,
cloth hats, knitted caps, stockings
(sizes 7 and 8), shawls.
Boy's Wear: Shirts, union suits,
undershirts, trousers, coats, suits,
shoes, overcoats, jerseys, socks (sizes
1 to 9).
Girl's Wear: Dresses, skirts, over
coats, night dresses, drawers, stock
ings (sizes 1 to 6), under garments,
petticoats, suits, blouses, shoes.
Boy's and Girl's Wear: Hooded
caps, pinafores, woolen union suits.
Infant's Wear: Swanskin swad
dling clothes, cradle chemises, cradle
dresses,' bodices, bonnets, bibs, neck
erchiefs, diapers, shoes, baby dresses,
hooded cloaks, jackets, shawls, sweat sweaters,
ers, sweaters, socks.
Miscellaneous: Bed ticks, sheets,
pillow cases, blankets, mufflers.
Mr. David .S. Williams, after spend spending
ing spending a week here the guest of his
daughter, Miss Marie Williams, who
is teacher of art at the Florida Col
lege for Women, returned home Wed
nesday, to Ocala, lauding this great
institution and the beauties of Talla Tallahassee
hassee Tallahassee and Leon county. Tallahassee
m m m
Mr. and Mrs. Rutherford Carlisle
of Jacksonville who have spent the
last eight months in Massachusetts,
have arrived in Ocala for a visit to
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Carlisle and fam family.
ily. family. m m m
Mrs. Bessie Hammock left today
for Guthrie, Ky., where she was call called
ed called by the critical illness of her sister,
Mrs. J, E. Miller.
Mrs. EL H. MacDonald, of Tennes Tennessee,
see, Tennessee, who has been visiting her rela relatives
tives relatives in Palatka for some time, is now
the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. N.
Simmons and family at the Miami
Mrs. W. A. Barrett and daughter
returned home yesterday afternoon
from a week's visit to Miss Marion
Neal of Atlanta, Ga., who is spending
the winter at Umatilla. They motor motored
ed motored home with Mr. Barrett who joined
them the previous day.
Mrs. T. M. Scarborough arrived
Tuesday night from Ocala. Mr. Scar Scarborough
borough Scarborough has a position with the G. F.
and A. here, and they will have rooms
with Mrs. Zolezzi. Tallahassee Dem Democrat.
ocrat. Democrat. Mrs. Lill Forsyth Wright, of Ocala
spent the first of the week in the city
with her daughter, Mrs. Borden Wil Wilson.
son. Wilson. Mrs. Wright left on the noon
train Tuesday for Thonotosassa to be
with her mother, Mrs. Ferguson who
is very ill. Bartow Record. Mrs.
Wright returned home Friday after
TO DRESS UP
SPRING is in the air, and with Easter only two weeks
away, it is time to pick out all the pretty things
you will need for the "parade" Easter Day.
Buy now and get that much extra service.
LOVELY EASTER DRESSES
You Should See These Dresses
If you wish a Silk Dress, and you surely do you
cannot afford to pass over our wonderful exhibition. A
great variety in novel and pleasing effects, in all materials
and colors. Prices too, are very pleasing. Come and ex examine
amine examine these pretty Dresses at your first opportunity.
Prices $6.95 to 35.00
; 1 ; ;
Of Georgette and Crepe de Chine
Beautiful delicate shades in bewitching styles. Contrasting embroidered effects
in all the latest shades. Your spring wardrobe is incomplete without one or
more of these lovely Waists. Sizes 36 to 46.
Prices $2.50 to $7.50
Voile and Organdie blouses
Prices $1.25 to $4.95
MOST STUNNING COAT SUITS
New shipments have again placed our Suit stock high
above all others in quality, variety and moderation in price.
All the latest styles are here in i every wanted color and ma material.
terial. material. Do not buy a Suit until you have seen our great line
of money savers.
Prices $1450 to $47 50
SKIRTS OF SUPREME STYLE
Skirts with such new and charming lines are sure to
please you. We have them in all the new colors and mater materials
ials materials in silks and cottons. For instance, Silk Baronettes, Pop Poplins,
lins, Poplins, Taffetas, Crepe de Chines Satins, etc. Also a beautiful
line of woolen skirts, white and fancy wash skirts
r Prices $1.25 to $22.50
BEWITCHING SPRING HATS
Your hat "affinity" is here waiting for you you will truly
fall in love with one of these hats. Here you get all the style,
individuality, and quality of most exclusive millinery shops, and
prices that will surprise y ou by their lowness. Dozens of shapes
trimmed to your own fancy
Prices $1.25 to $9.95
LEST YOU FORGET Buy War Savings Stamps, Serve and
Save. For Honor and for Country Buy War Savings Stamps.
PRETTY SPRING SILK
Silks today, as in the beginning, is the world's choicest fabric. But it is
no longer confined to the few. It is the fabric of the multitude for modern
methods of silk culture, spinning, weaving and dyeing, have brought it within
the reach of all people of taste.
Among the new Silks lor Spring and Summer Beautiful Foulards,
Rich Satins, Glowing Taffetas, Pongees, Shantungs and Shirting Silks
Come in and view this unusual collection, representing the newest and most
wanted weaves in the latest spring colorings for 1918.
THE FASHION CENTER
Mail Orders Promptly Attended To.
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f AUK. bOUK. t OCALA EVENING STAK, SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1918
(Continued from Third Page)
"Saint Patrick's Day March 17"
"Saint Patrick's Day in the morn morning,"
ing," morning," comes this year on Sunday, to tomorrow,
morrow, tomorrow, and will be remembered by
all Irish descendants by the wearing
of the "green." St. Patrick is the
patron saint of Ireland, and was born
at Kilpatrick, Scotland, in 387 and
died at St. Downpatrick, Ireland,
March 17th, 493.
There is an old legend which says
that many claimed this Saint was born
on March 9th, others said on the 8th,
so they put the numbers together and
gave the day of his birth as the 17th.
Capt. Carolyne Harriss and her
workers Lieutenants Adela Ax, Mabel
Meffert and Elizabeth Davis were sel selling
ling selling smileage books this morning in
Franks. They took in $32 and are
selling there again this afternoon.
Captain Sue Moore and Lieutenants
Rhoda Thomas, Elisabeth Bennett,
Jewell Bridges and Mary Lane had
charge of the drive in Rheinauer's.
They sold $30 worth and are working
that block again this afternoon.
Mrs. W. L. Baker has returned
home from a week's visit to her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Johnston at
Mr. T. S. Mathews of Reddick is in
the city today on business. He leaves
tonight for a short visit for St. Marys
Mr. Charles H. Hickman of Los
Angeles, Cal., will arrive in' Ocala this
afternoon to spend Sunday with his
mother, Mrs. N. Hickman at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Chazal.
Misses Laura Jean and Florence
Dozier and their father, Mr. E. J. Do Do-zier
zier Do-zier returned to their home in Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville this afternoon. Messrs Leon Leonard
ard Leonard and Jack Dozier will visit their
grandmother, Mrs. F. S. Mayo for sev several
eral several days.
Mrs. I. F. Bennett left yesterday
afternoon" for Washington, D. C, to
join her husband, who is there at attending
tending attending to business. Little Frank
Bennett will stay with his uncle and
aunt, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Camp until
his, mother's return in about three
Mrs. W. H. Gregg and grand granddaughter,
daughter, granddaughter, Louise Bachelor of Ard Ard-more,
more, Ard-more, Okla., who have been visiting
Mrs. West in Georgia, will arrive in
Ocala this afternoon to visit Mrs.
Gregg's daughter, Mrs. L. M. Murray
The children of the primary school
have bought over sixty dollars worth
of thrift stamps in two weeks.
Mrs. William Hocker, of Ocala, who
is state chairman of the woman's
committee of the Council of National
Defense, came to Orlando last even evening
ing evening from Winter Garden, where she
has been with Dr. Anna Howard
Shaw. She heard Dr. Shaw make her
address in that town, and the Orlando
unit was called by Mrs. J. T. Fuller
to her home to hear Mrs. Hocker, who
gave a very interesting talk in re regard
gard regard to Dr. Shaw's address and on
conditions in Florida and throughout
the country. Orlando Sentinel.
Little Miss Susan Stovall of Tampa
celebrated her sixth birthday Thurs Thursday
day Thursday afternoon at the home of her fa father
ther father with a "Japanese party" and the
little girls wore gay Japanese kimon kimon-as,
as, kimon-as, and the boys suits were of the
oriential style. Mrs. W. 0. Stovall
told the children the pretty story of
Mme. Butterfly and little Miss Bul Bul-lard
lard Bul-lard delighted them with a specialty
dance which she gave on the lawn.
Mrs. J. H. Mason. Mrs. W. O. Sto Stovall
vall Stovall and others assisted the little folks
and served them ice cream and cake.
The following from the Tampa Times
will be of interest to the honoree's
many little Ocala friends: "The
small honoree wore an exquisite cos costume,
tume, costume, of blue silk, pink flowered de design,
sign, design, made kimona fashion, with but butterfly
terfly butterfly sash and pink chrysanthemums
United States Bonds
and War Savings Stamps
We have received our allotment vof 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 War
The Munroe & Ghambliss
in her hair completed the charming
appearance of this little maid of the
orient. Attractive favors were pre presented
sented presented to the kiddies and little Miss
Stovall proved herself a gracious hos hostess
tess hostess and royal entertainer."
Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Duval and lit little
tle little daughter motored over from Ocala
Sunday and Mrs. Duval and daughter
are the guests this week of Mrs. E.
H. Mote, while Mr. Duval is in Ta Ta-vares
vares Ta-vares attending court. Leesburg
Mrs. Alfred J. Beck of Fort Lau Lauderdale,
derdale, Lauderdale, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Floyd of
Fort Pierce, were among yetserday's
visitors to Miami. Other Fort Lauder Lauderdale
dale Lauderdale people here yesterday were Mrs.
W. I. Evans, who was accompanied by
her mother, Mrs. S. A. Standley of
Ocala, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Sunkle and
Mr. E. L. Stapp. Miami Herald.
Mr. W. J. Wilson and family of
Fort McCoy, are among the visitors
in the city today.
Mrs. Laura N. Luckie left yester yesterday
day yesterday for a brief visit to Winter Haven.
She went specially to se her brother-in-law,
Sergeant Roy Luckie of the
aviation service, who is at his father's
home at Winter Haven on a short fur furlough.
lough. furlough. Miss Dorothy Webber is home from!
a week's visit to Mr. and Mrs. C. J.
Rogero at Macon. Last Sunday she
visited Camp Wheeler and Company
A, the members of which were very
glad to see her. She says our Ocala
boys, of whom not many are left, are
looking well. The company, with all
the rest of the brigade, left camp on
a hike next morning.
Mrs. Chas. L. Moore is visiting hei
daughter, Mr3. Staley, at Palmetto.
w. s. s.
Have you ever used "Alma Zada
Face Powder?" If not, try one box
and be convinced that it is as good as
the expensive imported powders. 50
cent sthe box in all colors, at Gerig'a
DR. L. T. ROGERS
805 Fort King Ave. Ocala, Fla.
DAVIS' PORCH AND DECK PAINT
is made especially to resist all weath weather
er weather conditions so when, painting why
not use the thing for the purpose? It
will cost no more will look right and
For Sale By
THE MARION HARDWARE CO,
BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
Own Your Own Home
A House and Two Lots
A House and 3 Acres
A House and 2 Lots
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay-
L W1. MURRAY
.Room 5, Holder Block,
UNDERTAKERS and EMBALM ERS
PHONES 47, 104, 305
Dr. J. H. Dame, state health inspec inspector,
tor, inspector, came up this morning from Inver Inver-or,
or, Inver-or, came up this morning from Inver-
v. s. s.
The Auto Sales Company sold Dr.
J. G. Baskin of Dunnellon, a super super-Six
Six super-Six Hudson car yesterday.
w. S. s.
Mr, J. M. Mathews, ex-county com commissioner
missioner commissioner from the western district
of the county, is in the city purchas purchasing
ing purchasing labor saving farm machinery.
w. s. s.
Rev. Smith Hardin of the Ocala
Methodist church, has gone to Tampa,
wher he will preach tomorrow for
the congregation of the Tampa
Heights church. Rev. W. A. Mayers,
presiding elder of the Tampa dis district,
trict, district, will occupy the Ocala pulpit.
Rev. E. Guy Talbot, field secretary
of the National Council on the
Churches and the Moral Aims of the
War, visited the city Friday and con conferred
ferred conferred with Rev. John R. Herndon,
chairman of the ministers' associa association,
tion, association, concerning the public meeting
announced for next Wednesday eve evening
ning evening at the Methodist church, which
will be addressed by Rev. Chas. S.
McFarland, D. D., of Philadelphia,
and Dr. C. A, Vincent, till recently a
prominent pastor in Washington.
w. s. n.
Miss Catherine Bomilini was mar married
ried married to Mr. Ed, Kelly at' Leesburg a
day or two ago. Mrs. Kelly was
brought up near Ocala, belongs to the
Italian colony and is quite a pretty
young lady. Mr. Kelly came here with
the carnival last fall.
w. s. a
Mr. S. M. Lummus, the Banner's
veteran linotypist, is taking a brief
and well-deserved vacation. His place
is being filled by Mr. Bart Corley of
V SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS
Ocala, Fla., March 5, 1918.
Notice Is hereby given that on Tues Tuesday,
day, Tuesday, April 16. 1918, there will (he held
In the following special tax school
districts elections for the purpose of
determining' who shall he trustees of
eaid districts for the ensuing term of
two years and also to determine the
rate of taxation for school purposes
that shall 'be assessed and collected
for the ensuing two years in each of
iThe following duly qualified electors
are named as inspectors and clerks for
said election in each of the said disr
tricts and if it be impracticable or im-
ftossi'ble for either of these to serve he
t requested to secure a. suitable and
legal person to take his place.
Ocala, District Xo. 1
J. L Edwards, E. W. Kraybill, Isaac
Stephens, inspect6rs, J. T. Lancaster,
Mcintosh, District No. 2
J. K. Christian, E. W. Rush, E. L.
Price, .inspectors, D. H. Pettys, clerk.
. Bellevlew, District No. 3
J. A. Freeman, A. 1 Nott, J. V.
Brown, Inspectors,-D. C. Stanley, clerk.
Fantvllle, District No. 4
R. B. Fant, J. B. George, P. J. Messer,
inspectors, M. R. Godwin, clerk.
Danncllon, District No. 5
Dr. William Griffith. T. K. North, G.
W. Neville, inspectors, C. E. Hood,
Reddick, District No. 6
J. W. Wilson. C. M. Cam, J. B. De De-Vore,
Vore, De-Vore, inspectors, E. D. Rou, clerk.
Pine Level, District No. 7
J. T. Ross, E. W. W. Jordan. W. I
Brooks, inspectors, Geo. C. Turner,
Mayville, District No. 8
W. B. Coggins, 8. S. Knight, R. C.
McNatt, Inspectors, Alton B. Coggins,
Welrsdale, District No. 0
W. A. Guthery, J. D. Walling, E. C.
Albertson, .inspectors, C. S. Gates,
Cltra. District No. 10
W. J. Crosby, D. T. Sherouse, R. S.
Shortridge, inspectors, C. W. Drive,
Griner Farm, District No. 11
F. P. Cahoon, J. A. Laiftman, H. I
Griggs, inspectors, J. F. Lai ft man,
' Back Pond, District No. 12
T. F. Morgan, W. D. Young, J. D.
Wiggins, insipectors, J. T. Hutchins,
Sparr, District No. 13
D. C. Riker, J. E. Thomas, E. Clem Clemens,
ens, Clemens, inspectors, J. N. Simmons, clerk.
Candler, District No. 14
Dr. A. Belcher, J N. Marshall, C. W.
Quick, inspectors, A. .McClain, clerk.
Fellowship, District No. 15
V. P. Potts, S. D. Atkinson, G. W.
Mills, inspectors, J. L. B. Hudgens,
Electra, District No. 16
Geo. W. Brant. J. M. Mock. M. Lip Lip-pincott,
pincott, Lip-pincott, inspectors. J. C. Pillans, clerk.
BUtchton, District No. 17
Landis Blitch, O. S. Sanders, J. W.
Coulter, Inspectors, B. C. Blitch, clerk,
ttartel District, No. 18
Walter Ray, D. A. Walker, J. Seek Seek-in
in Seek-in ger, inspectors, B. I. Freyermuth,
Fort King:, District No. 19
W. J. Young, J. E. Baxter, F. C. Clay Clayton,
ton, Clayton, inspectors, C. G. Parker, clerk.
Cannlet. District No. 20
E. F. Brooklen, O. C. Barker, P. R.
Hampton, inspectors, C. E. Foglestrom,
LInadale, District No. 21
C. A. McCraney, 'Mitchell Rigdon, L
B. Roberts, inspectors, F. P. McCTaney,
Cotton Plant, District No. 22
J. S. Weathers, A. W. Woodward, D.
M. Barco, inspectors, C. A. Carter,
Orange Lake, District No. 23
Dr. F. P. Walker, D. H. Burry, C. E.
Cork, inspectors, J. C. Waits, clerk.
Oak Hill, District No. 24
F. E. Smoak, J. tM. Mathews, H. W.
Nettles, inspectors, J. D. Fant, clerk.
Mom 11 luff, District No. 25
J. S. Martin, Oliver Fort, 6. A. Mc Mc-Kinney,
Kinney, Mc-Kinney, inspectors, A. W. Fort, clerk.
Fairfield, District No. 26
R. H. Scott, J. A. Jones, R. C. Young,'
inspectors, G. A. Osteen. clerk.
Cottage Hill, District No. 27
A. S. Pickett, H. L. Shearer, I T.
Beck, inspectors. F. W. Ditto, clerk.
Charter Oak, District No. 28
W. A. Redding, T. W. Barnett, W.
Piatt, inspectors, J. A. Seroggin, clerk.
Pedro, District No. 20
H. P. Oliver, S. G. Lovell, Walter
Nichols, inspectors, M. M. Proctor,
K end rick. District No. 30
J. J. Guthery, W. B. Livingston, J.
E. Turnipseed, inspectors, B. C. Webb,
Ocklawana, District No. 31
C. E. Connor, W. E. McGahagin.
Robert Martin, inspectors, J. T. Lewis,
Hetdtville, District No. 32
C L. Strickland, F. H. Miller, Geo.
M. Dorr, inspectors, J. T. Townsend,
Pleasant HU1, District No. 33
Willard Blitch, Elbert Mills, R. D.
Mills, inspectors, L. X. Curry, clerk.
Fort McCoy, District No. 34
W. J. Wilson. W. S. Priest, E. L,
Beshart. inspectors, S. H. Martin, clerk.
Anthony, District No. 35
H. A. Meadows, B. K. Padgett, C. C.
Priest Jr., inspectors, C W. Turner,
The year 1918, more than any previous year, marks the progressive farmer's harvest sea season
son season from his soil. The world is clamoring for his product. If you would reach the top notch in
producing you must provide your forces with labor saving machinery. We have the implements
to easily double your producing capacity, among them
THE BUCKEYE RIDING DISC CULTIVATOR
AND THE COMBINATION DISC FOR ONE-HORSE CULIVATOR
The Combination Disc can be attached to and works on any one-horse five-tooth cultivator
Why be content with a scant profit when you have the opportunity to clean up a large one
and at the same time help your country in the big war? Get into the class of moderns and move
with the procession. You can't afford to be left behind. Come and see our lines and get our
liberal terms to responsible parties.
Wc Handle the Famous FOWLER One-Horse Cultivators tor Cotton,
Corn and Peanuts. One Man Can Culivate Eight to Nine
Afrps n I)av. .Spi Till : Wnnrl rTfiil T nhnr CniroK
INCOME TAX RETURNS for the year 1917 should be
made out and filed with the collector of Internal Rev Revenue
enue Revenue on or Before April 1st, 1918. We will gladly as assist
sist assist anyone in making out their returns if they will
call at the bank.
Il A A A A A A A
Has become the slogan not
only on the highways of
travel, but also in all lines
of industry. There's no
such thing as safety if
your valuable property i
not covered by
We represent a number of
the most reliable companies
in existence, and our facil facil-ities
ities facil-ities are not surpassed in
D.W DAVIS, Agency
OCALA :-: FLA.
MONEY TO LOAN
On Good Real Estate Security.
Low Interest Rates. Monthly
or Yearly Payments
F. R. HOCKER, OCALA.
Snmmerfield, District No. 36
C. P. Davis. Nathan Mayo. R. L. Cly Cly-fourn,
fourn, Cly-fourn, inspectors, H. C. Groff, clerk.
Homeland, Dftiict ". 37
D. N. Barco. W. T. Strickland, J. D.
"VVilliams, inspectors, H. R. lioddeu lioddeu-berry,
berry, lioddeu-berry, clerk.
Stailoh, DfMtrlet Xo. 38
E. A. Smith, R. R. Whittlnffton, A. J.
Wych inspectors, Willie Dreher.
LoMrell, DUtrtet Xo. 39
Matt Reiff. S. F. Rou, C. B. Howell,
inspectors. H. T. Hall, clerk.
(irtfnwood, DlMtrlct Xo. 40
G. D. Turner. Harmon Hall, A. P.
Monroe, Inspectors. La. P. aiartin, clerk.
Barbank, District Xo. 41
Geo. S. Brown, W. E. Boue, J. K.
Priest, inspectors, P. M. Chaffee, clerk.
Also, the patrons of all colored
schools and the patrons of all white
schools not within special tax school
district territory are called irpon to
meet on this date and make recom recommendation
mendation recommendation to the -board of pu'Dlic in instruction
struction instruction of suitable persons to be ap appointed
pointed appointed supervisor of each school to
serve for the ensuing four years.
It is ordered that this call for elec election
tion election shall be duly published In the
Ocala Banner and Ocala -Star in each
-weekly edition from this date to the
time of holding the election and also
in the daily editions of said papers
once each week until said election.
Done by order of the Board1 of Pub Public
lic Public Instruction.
G. & 6COTT. Chairman.
J. IL BRINSON. Secretary. 3-dw
Federal Reserve Bank o!
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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 2c; one month $3. Payable in advance.
FOR SALE 1917 Buick Six; in per per-fectfect
fectfect per-fectfect condition. Apply to Auto
Sales Company, Fort King and Mag Magnolia,
nolia, Magnolia, Ocala, Fla. 16 3t.
FOR SALE Cadillac truck in good
condition; now in use; may be seen at
the gas office. Cheap for cash. Apply
to Florida Utilities Company, Har Harrington
rington Harrington Hall building, Ocala, Fla. 6t
FOR SALE $12 bumpers for Dodge
and Hudson cars, for $9.75, as long as
they last. Auto Sales Co., Ocala, Flor Florida.
ida. Florida. 14-6t
FLORIDA HAY WANTED--We will
pay cash for Florida hay of any kind.
We sell Thrift Stamps and War Sav Saving
ing Saving Certificates. Moses Grocery Com Company,
pany, Company, Ocala, Fla. 9 6t.
FOR SALE Florida Runner Peanuts
at $1.75 f. o. b. Martin, Florida. Guar Guaranteed
anteed Guaranteed first class. Address Box No.
37, Martin, Florida. 3-13-18t
FOR 'SALE Team of big mules in
good condition. Well broken to all
farm work. A fine chance for anyone
needing mules. Address, Mules, care
Star, Ocala, Fla. 12-6t
FOR SALE Nice lot 70 x 112 in sec second
ond second ward. Also wish to rent or pur purchase
chase purchase 80-acre farm near Ocala. W.
W. Condon. 1-8-tf
FOR RENT Desirable residence, all
accommodations, including garage.
Apply to S. H. Christian, Box 111,
SHOES SHINED When you want
your shoes shined, call phone 483, and
I will send for and deliver your
shoes. I use the Pomeroy Anchor
Shoe Holder. Will dye your tans black
if desired. Ladies' work a ; specialty.
Maxie Jackson, 109 W. Broadway, lm
CASH FOR OLD FALSE TEETH
Don't matter if broken. I pay $2 to
$15 per set, also cash for old gold,
silver, platinum, dental gold and old
gold jewelry. Will send cash by return
mail and will hold goods 10 days for
sender's approval of my price. Mail
to L. Mazer, 2007 S. 5th St., Philadel Philadelphia,
phia, Philadelphia, Pa. 2-23-lm
LOST One dollar bill near postoffice.
If found by honest person, return to
Star office. 15-2t
r. r. y. .n
.0 ffif eir L,Lr
FOUND An oportunity to tell the
public of the splendid stock of Easter
merchandise that abounds in the re retail
tail retail stores of Ocala use the advertis advertising
ing advertising columns of the Star. Rates are
reasonable, as will be seen by referr referring
ing referring to page two of today's paper.
FOR SALE Overland five-passengei-automobile.
Must sell by Saturday as
owner is leaving town. Good condition
throughout; new tires. Best offer
takes it. T. W. Kelly, at Fausett's
FOR RENT A desirable six-rrom
residence; all modern, conveniences;
automobile shed. Located close in on
Watula street. Apply to Dr. J. W.
WANTED A young married man
wants bookkeeping or clerical posi position
tion position in Ocala. Has lived here for years
and is well acquainted with the retail
trade. Can go to work on short notice.
Now employed. Address "Worker,"
care Ocala Star. 13-6t
FOR SALE Mare pony; 3 years
old; bay; gentle and without blemish.
Will work anywhere. First class plow
and buggy animal. Light open buggy
and harness goes with her. Call at
the Maxwell Agency, Ocala. 13-tf
WANTED Your consignments of
vegetables and strawberries. We
make prompt returns and will appre
ciate your shipments. Give us a trial
and be convinced. Georgia Produce
Co.. Macon, Ga. 3-2-2-2m
WALL PAPERING Sample books
will be taken to customers for in
spection. Agent for the Henry Bosch
Co., New York and Chicago. P. S.
Staggers, Painter, Box 58 Route B.
.Ocala. Phone 2M. 3-1-tf
FOR SALE Cottage on well located
corner lot; close in, six rooms, with
all modern conveniences. Terms if
j desired. Apply at Star office for par
I I s' 1 '"1 fit? n m nnvrv
j "' 1 AM.m ut a- 1 4 JL
I especially offer my services to tLe
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail ordeis.
202-204 Hogan St, Park Hotel Bldg,