The Ocala evening star

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The Ocala evening star
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Ocala Evening Star
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Ocala, Fla.
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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.
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Began in 1895; ceased in 1943.
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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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and Tuesday, probably local rains on
the peninsula.
VOL. 25, NO. 67



American War Department No Longer
Impressed by Threat of
Teuton Offensive
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 18 Germany's
threat of a great spring offensive on
the western front no longer im impresses
presses impresses American military men. In
its weekly review today the war de department
partment department records the conclusion that
the enemy in spite of vast prepara preparations
tions preparations will not. take the offensive un unless
less unless forced to. This confirms the
opinion many officers, have expressed
for weeks. The nature of the infor information
mation information upon which this opinion is
based was not disclosed. Most of the
statement is devoted to the activities
of American troops now engaged on
five separate fronts, one of the sec sectors
tors sectors lying close to the Swiss border.
-W. S. S.
Sumter County's Patriotic Little
Town Loses a Gallant
. (Associated Press)
Chattanooga, March 18. Reuben
C. Hyatt, a cadet at Camp McLean,
died in the base hospital at Fort
Oglethorpe last night of pneumonia.
The body was sent to Oxford, Fla.,
Hyatt's home.
Miami, March 81. Francis Elliott
Langdon, of Boston, a student ob ob-server
server ob-server at the naval aeronautical sta station
tion station here, died this morning as the
result of injuries received Saturday
when his seaplane fell into the bay,
breaking his back.
w. &
The service at the First Baptist
church last night was of an unusual
character. It was a farewell service
for the pastor, Rev. Bunyan Steph Stephens,
ens, Stephens, D. D., and Mr. W. T. Gary, the
superintendent of the Sunday school,
both of whom leave the city this week
to engage in the Y. M. C. A. work
with the army, Dr. Stephens at Camp
Johnston, at Jacksonville, and Mr.
Gary for "Somewhere in France." The
appreciation of the church and citi citizens
zens citizens of the city for these two estima estimable
ble estimable brethren was shown by a congre congregation
gation congregation which exceeded the seating
capacity of the church. Rev. C. E.
Wyatt of the Christian church, and
Rev. John R. Herndon of the Pres Presbyterian
byterian Presbyterian church, dismissed their con congregations
gregations congregations and asked them to attend
this service as a testimony of their
esteem for Dr. Stephens and Mr.
Dr. Stephens preached an earnest
and impressive sermon on "Abiding
in Christ." The music by the choir
and congregation was inspiring. Mr.
Lester Lucas sang with splendid effect
"Acide With Me."
At the' conclusion of the sermon,
Mr. John L. Edwards took the chair.
Prof. W. H. Cassels in a happy speech
conveyed to Mr. Gary the love and
appreciation of the church, Sunday
school and community for him as a
man, a Sunday school superintendent,
citizen and Christian gentleman, and
presented him as a token of the esteem
of the church a handsome wrist watch.
Mr. Gary replied fittingly and feel feelingly.
ingly. feelingly. Mr. J. Duncan MacDonald, spoke in
appreciation of Dr. Stephens on behalf
of the Boy Scouts, who were present
in force and occupied reserve seats.
Mr. MacDonald said it would be a
fitting token of appreciation of Dr.
Stephens by Ocala people that they
should adequately support the Boy
Scout movement in the city.
Mrs. Van Hood spoke on behalf of
the womanhood of the church a very
warm and tender message of love and
interest in Dr. Stephens and his wife,
and also Mr. Gary. In conclusion of
her remarks she laid her hand on Dr.
Stephens' shoirtder and spoke vibrant
words of benediction upon him and
the work to which he is going, and
some who were present thought it a
kind of ordination from the mother motherhood
hood motherhood of our city for the holy work of
looking after the boys in arms.
Mr. D. Neil Ferguson read a series
of resolutions with reference to the
resignation of Dr. Stephens, which
will appear tomorrow in this pa paper.
per. paper. They were adopted unani unanimously
mously unanimously and with this adoption Dr.
Stephens ceased to be pastor of the
local church- Then the chairman in


Seen, Shot at and Routed, Though
Not Captured, by an Amer-
ican Sentry
(Associated Press)
With the American rmy, France,
Sunday, March 17. American intelli intelligence
gence intelligence officers report evidence leading
to the conclusion that possibly a Ger German
man German spy has been at work within the
American lines near Toul. Early this
morning an American sentry saw
flashes of a signal light from a win window
dow window facing in the direction of the
German lines. He fired through the
window and dashed into the house,
but failed to find any one. Four hours
earlier some important telephone
wires within the American lines were
found to have been cut.
-w. s. s.
Over Teuton Threat to Confiscate
German Property of
(Associated Press)
London, March 18. The Spanish
and Swiss ambassadors at Berlin
have been directed by the German
foreign office to notify the American
government that Germany will pro proceed
ceed proceed against American property in
Germany in the same proportion that
action is taken against German prop
erty m the United States, Reuters'
Amsterdam correspondent reports.
A 100-TO-l SHOT
Washington, March 18. There is a
hundred times as much German prop
erty in the United States as Ameri American
can American property in Germany, according
to estimates presented recently to the
Senate by A. Mitchell Palmer, alien
property custodian. The greater part
of the American property there is
represented by Standard Oil inter
w. s. s.-
The many friends of Mr. Norman
A Fort and family were deeply griev
ed to hear of the death of the wife
and mother, who passed away atjher
home at Lynne Saturday evening.
Mrs. Fort had been in very feeble
health for months, and her life had
been despaired of for weeks, never
theless her passing came as a heavy
blow to her family and neighbors.
Mrs. Fort was born and lived near nearly
ly nearly all her life in the Lynne section.
She leaves beside her husband, two
sons, Chester A. and R. E. Fort of
Ocala, and two daughters, Mrs
Charles Rogers of Lynne and Mrs. D.
C. Clifton of Daytona.
She was conscious to the last, ex expressed
pressed expressed her wishes in regard to her
burial and chose her pallbearers, who
were Messrs. O. H. Rogers, J'. R. Rog
ers, E. L. Martin, Joe Hudgens and
L. T. Hurst.
She was laid to rest in the cemetery
near Lynne Sunday. Rev. R. F. Rog
ers officiated at the services which
were attended by hundreds; neighbors
coming from miles around, many go going
ing going over the river from, Ocala.
We expect to have a history of the
departed lady's life for an early issue
of the paper. The Star joins the other
members of the' bereaved family in
sympathy for their great loss.
a few words which were full of emo emotion
tion emotion presented to Dr. Stephens with
a gold wrist watch similar to the one
which had been presented to Mr. Ga Gary.
ry. Gary. In response Dr. Stephens express expressed
ed expressed his appreciation for all the kind
words said by the speakers of the ev evening,
ening, evening, and thanked the people for the
manifestation of their interest in him
and his work. He gave a brief sketch
of the correspondence that had been
had with reference to his taking up
the Y. M. C. A. work, and the reasons
he had in accepting the same. He
asked that all who have relatives or
friends who will be going to Camp
Johnston would write him so thathe
might get in touch with them and ren render
der render them all the service in his power.
After singing "How Firm a Foun Foundation,"
dation," Foundation," and concluding with the
Lord's Prayer by the entire congre congregation,
gation, congregation, the congregation dispersed,
feeling the full solemnity of the oc
casion. Dr. Stephens and Mr. Gary
will go to their work feeling that the
whole community looks upon them as
its representatives in doing the work
of the Lord for the soldier boys, and
the prayers of all the people will con
tinually ascend on their behalf.
W. a. &
Buy war savings stamps to neip
win the war, and have us fill your
I prescriptions for accurate service.
The Court narmacy. tz


Twenty-Three Air Raids by the Allies
Making the Border Too
Hot for Boches
(Associated Press)
Geneva, Thursday, March 14. Re Reports
ports Reports reaching here from Germany
say that panics have been brought
about by the British aerial attacks on
German towns. At Coblentz, accord according
ing according to Basel dispatches, there were
several outbreaks of fire in the south
ern portion of the town and an am ammunition
munition ammunition factory was blown up. The
railway station at Fribourg was again
badly damaged. Swiss travelers re
port that in the principal Rhine cities
many houses and apartments are va vacant,
cant, vacant, numbers of persons moving to
central Germany and Switzerland.
They say opinion is growing against
continuation of German air raids.
Berlin, March 18. Twenty-two En Entente
tente Entente airplanes were brought down
yesterday by the Germans on the
Franco-Belgian front, army head
quarters announced today.
w. s. s.
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Altho Deserted by His Country, the
Russian Ambassador Stays
with the Allies
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 18. Russia's
acceptance f the German peace Is de denounced
nounced denounced by Boris Bakhmetieff, Rus Russian
sian Russian ambassador who last November
formally repudiated the' Bolsheviki
government Bakmetieff said the con conditions
ditions conditions imposed by Germany threaten
the existence and independence of the
country. He declares the embassy
will continue to advocate co-operation
wit hthe Allies in war on Germany.
Unless Calculations Fail Will Soon be
Plowing the Seas
(Associated Press)
Boston, March 18. In connection
with the launching on the Pacific
coast of a concrete ship, the Liberty
Shipbuilding Co. here announced to today
day today that the keel for the first of ten,
3000-ton concrete ships has been laid
at Brunswick, Ga. The contract calls
for delivery of the first ship within
three months, and the balance at the
rate of one per week thereafter.
$5.00 Cash Purchase.



Are Trying to Tie President Wilson's
Hands with Superfluous
(Associated Press)
Washington, March 18. So many
amendments limiting the proposed
authority for the president in the
Overman bill to reorganize govern government
ment government agencies, offered today in the
Senate judiciary committee, that ad adjournment
journment adjournment was taken until tomorrow.
Washington, March 18. The pur purchase
chase purchase of several hundred locomotives
and thousands of freight cars will be
one of the first acts of the railroad
administration after the president
signs the railroad bill.
. Washington, March 18. An open
hearing on water power legislation
which will afford an opportunity for
a full explanation of the administra administration's
tion's administration's proposed bill was begun today
by the House' interstate commerce
Washington, March 18. The ad
ministration's war finance corporation
bill, passed by the Senate, is before
the House again today! Party leaders
are confident of bringing the measure
to final vote this week.
Washington, March 18. Proposed
increases in commodity rates on sugar
from New Orleans to Georgia, Ten
nessee and other points were today
found justified in a tentative opinion
submitted by Interstate Commerce
Commission examiners.
w. s. s.l
The program given by the educa
tional committee of "the Woman's Club
Saturday afternoon, March 15th, wans
a most interesting one. Mrs. E. T.
Helvenston, chairman of this com committee,
mittee, committee, arranged the program, and it
was through the instrumentality of
the chairman that the rare treat was
given to the club of listening to the
splendid address given by Dr. A. A.
Murphree, president of the Univer University
sity University of Florida.
Dr. Murphree took for his subject,
A Challenge to the Women of To
day," in which he showed that wom woman's
an's woman's sphere of usefulness is being ex
tended in all directions, and the up uplift
lift uplift of woman is one of the most
momentous questions since the dawn
of the Christian era. Dr. Murphree
was listened to with profound inter
est, and his pleasing and thoughtful
words were thoroughly enjoyed.
Mrs. R. C. Camp gave the audience
two beautiful musical selections, and
Mrs., Ketchum delighted her hearers
by singing two exquisite songs. Mrs.
Ketchum has a splendid, cultivated
voice and so pleased the audience that
many were the expressions of pleas pleasure
ure pleasure and all hope she may appear in
this capacity more often.
It was announced that the Wom
an's Club will shortly give a course in
motoring and automobile repairing
and also a course in the use of fire firearms
arms firearms and target practice.
After adjournment a most enjoy enjoyable
able enjoyable social half hour followed with
the educational committee as host
-W. B.-
All the little boys and girls
With rosy cheeks and flaxen curls,
And sparkling eyes and teeth like
Tripping, and skipping ran merrily
The wonderful music with shouting
and laughter.
These lines of Browning's describe
well the merry band of little actors
taking part in the Liliputian Fete to
be given at the Temple theater Mon Monday
day Monday evening, April 1st, by the educa educational
tional educational committee of the Woman's Club
to buy playground apparatus for the
school grounds.
Have you seen the beautiful post posters
ers posters at the Court Pharmacy, the Car Carnegie
negie Carnegie library, the Book Shop, the
Temple Theater and Helvenston's ?
Of course you remember the "Pied
Piper of Hamlin?" He is very natural
in the posters with the little tots at
his heels. Be sure to see the cunning
After their festivities comes an in intensely
tensely intensely interesting comedy, "The
Piper's Pay," which keeps one keyed
up with excitement until the climax is
w. s. s.-
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Southern Commercial Congress
Make a Special Effort to In In-crease
crease In-crease Output of Ships
(Associated Press)
Baltimore, March 18. The South Southern
ern Southern Commercial Congress, which held
a meeting here today, will launch an
active campaign to increase the out output
put output of southern and eastern ship shipyards.
yards. shipyards. Delegates are attending from
all southern states. The meeting will
close tonight.
W. s. S.
Sent Shot After Shot and Probably
Sunk a Teuton Submarine
(Associated Press)
An Atlantic Port, March 18. At
the end of an hour's battle between a
German submarine and an American
tank steamship, the Paulsboro of the
Vacuum Oil Co., which arrived here
yesterday, the U-boat was apparently
sunk, according to officers of the Am American
erican American vessel.
One of the crew of the tanker was
wounded by a shell fired by the sub submarine.
marine. submarine. Two other shots struck the
American ship, which was not ser seriously
iously seriously damaged.
The fight took place in the Bristol
channel on February 24. The tanker
tried to escape and was pursued.
After the American vessel had been
within torpedo range for some time
without any attempt being made to
sink her in this way, the U-boat be began
gan began shelling her.
The tanker halted and gave battle.
The officers said the shrapnel shells
fired by the American gun crew either
fell short or passed over the U-boat
for a time, but finally one struck the
submarine fairly in the center and
she disappeared immediately.
W. S. 6.
The announcement of the patriotic
meeting which is to be held in the
Methodist church Wednesday after afternoon
noon afternoon and evening by Rev. Dr. Chas.
McFarland, and Dr. C. E. Vincent, is
of vital importance to every citizen
in the city and county, and should be
attended by everyone.
It is especially urged that the board
of governors of the Poard of Trade,
and as many of the members of this
organization who possibly can be
present at the 3 o'clock meeting that
Dr. Farland may explain to us how
we may effectively aid in securing
the moral aim of the war. This is a
duty that we all owe and not a sin single
gle single person should shirk it. The Board
of Trade, should be well represented
and I am sure that we will. At the
Methodist church, Wednesday after afternoon
noon afternoon at 3'clock.
w. s. ft.
A School for Radio Operators at the
Florida University
In compliance with, request from
the U. S. Signal Corps to many
schools of the United States the
University of Florida has arranged to
train conscripted men for service as
radio operators in the army or navy.
There is no charge whatsoever for
thi3 instruction. Students coming to
the University of Florida for it can
get board and furnished room in the
university dormitories at $5 per
It is possible to enter at any time
by being placed in a group with
others entering about the same time.
The nature of the instruction is sim similar
ilar similar to that of a telegraph operator
and the purpose is to attain a speed
of 20 words per minute in sending
and receiving the radio code. It takes
about 200 hours of practice to attain
this speed.
For further information, address
J. R. Benton, dean of the College of
Engineering, University of Florida,
Gainesville, Florida.
W. & 6.
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W. S. ft.
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P. V. LeaTeas-ood Seeretary-Treaaarer
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Entered at Ocala, Fla.. potofflce as
econd-class matter.
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ftetetr Editor
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entitled for the use for republication of
all news dispatches credited to it or
not otherwise credited in this paper
and also the local news published
herein. All rights of republication of
special dispatches herein are also re reserved.
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The lists of dead and wounded
from the western front are lengthen lengthening.
ing. lengthening. w. a a
We have seen about a dozen loafers
this morning, and only one of them
was a darkey.
. w. e. e. ;
A year ago today, Company A re returned
turned returned from the border.' A tremendous
amount of history has been made
since then.-
. .; w. a e.
While we are talking about the la labor
bor labor problem, what's the matter with
American golf players swapping their
golf stricks for hoes?
-w. & (s.-
WKen Governor Catts goes out to
catch a senatorship, we bet he goes
with all claws out. No pussyfooting
for him! Tampa Tribune.
He is pussyfooting now; his claws
will be cut in 1920.
-tv. s. a-
When a burglar invaded the home
of Mrs. Caroline Hunt Griswold, a
newspaper lady of. St. Petersburg,
she "didn't faint nor shriek, but went
after him with a pocket knife. She
should be given the vote. 7
w. a e. '.'-':
Dr.. Ayer and Dr. Munyon,, each a
leading manufacturer of patent med
icines, both died last week, the, former
at Ayer, Mass., and the latter at
West Palm Beachl Ayer'a mind had
been affected for years before his
- w. a a
, Bud Fisher, who created; Mutt, and
Jeff, is now serving in the British
array,; We hope-Bud. will come thru
the war alive and well, but we sin sincerely
cerely sincerely wish that the Germans will
knock all remembrance of Mutt, and
Jeff out of his head, :
. .." w. a a
The Star says there's two French
officers in Ocala. ; If ,. that paper made
a. search it might also find two Ger German
man German officers, in that city. St. Cloud
Come help us find them and we will
split the reward with you.
: -VT. S. 5.
Florida is raising enough truck
now to feed the great city of "New
York if it could be sent to New
York. Sanf ord Herald tells how an
entire carload of celery shipped from
Sanf ord has been lost and can't be
. traced. That kind of business is hor horrible
rible horrible waste at any time, and criminal
waste now.
. w. a a
A practical friend of the Star
writes as follows: "While in Atlanta
yesterday,. I thought of -the, enormous
amount of labor that could be used to
so much better advantage if the gov government
ernment government would make it a national law
compelling all hotels and cafes to em employ
ploy employ waitresses instead of waiters,
for there are lots of honorable poor
girls who would be only too glad to
fill t such positions and at the same
time feel that they, were doing a. pat patriotic
riotic patriotic duty. This of course would
turn loose thousands of men who are
physically able to do any kind of
" -w. s. a :
Old man Asa G. Candler of Atlanta
has done the country a service by
making a fight against the two black blackmailers,
mailers, blackmailers, Cook and Mrs. Hirsch, the
latter of whom was found guilty Sat Saturday
urday Saturday evening, fined $1000 and sen sentenced
tenced sentenced to a year in jail. It is the way
of the world to believe a man guilty
of the charge brought against Cand Candler,
ler, Candler, whether he is guilty or not
Knowing that, the average man, even
if innocent, prefers to pay a black blackmailer,
mailer, blackmailer, rather than face the publicity
he must incur by fighting his perse persecutors.
cutors. persecutors. People like Cook and Mrs.
. Hirsch are. enemies of society, and
deserve punishment .when they, try to
blackmail a man, even if he is guilty.
Old man Candler's nerve to make a
fight, and the conviction of ; the two
crooks, will discourage their tribe and
deter them from trying to victimize
other men.
tt. s. a
Gov, Catts preached at the Baptist
church in Gainesville Sunday. An
effusive reporter on the Gainesville
Sun says of him: "Governor Catts is
one of the ablest preachers in the

state. He is both an able and gifted
speaker, and a3 a Bible scholar he has
few superiors. Governor Catts pres presence
ence presence in the city is due to his accep acceptance
tance acceptance of an invitation from T. W.
Bryant to address the negroes at a
meeting to be held in the Tabernacle
at 3 o'clock this afternoon, and it is
safe to say that the governor will
give the colored race some advice
that will, if acted upon, make them a
better and happier people,' deserving
of the good will of mankind."
w. a e.

Rev. Gilbert A. Ottmann, rector ol
Grace church, has just received a
pleasant compliment. At Christmas
he sent to the members of his parish
a Christmas card, and with it a little
folder entitled "Two Prayers," in
which was printed Canon Wilber Wilber-f
f Wilber-f orce's poem, "Just for Today" as a
morning prayer, and a poem by Mr.
Ottmann entitled "Tonight" as an
evening prayer, with the request that
these be read at night and morning
every day by those busy people who
think the? have not time to say their
prayer A friend who received one of
these folders showed it to some other
friends with the result that Mr. Ott Ottmann
mann Ottmann has 'just received- a request
from Mrs. John Wanamaker.of Phil Phil-a
a Phil-a delphia, for one thousand copies
which she wants to give to. some of
the soldiers who are going to France.
. -w. a a-
Two or three times, the Star has
remarked on: the inconsistency of
Americans becoming angry to hear
music written by such famous Ger German
man German composers as Handel, Beethoven
and Wagner played in public. Now,
we wish to say we think it would be
mighty good policy, and also show
good taste, if not patriotism, for
Americans who like to hear German
music, to refrain from having it
played in public until the war is over.
It makes a good many people angry
to hear it to them it seems a bad
accompaniment to the crash of ex exploding
ploding exploding shells and torpedoes that kill
our" soldiers or sailors every day.
When one loyal American does some something
thing something that hurts or angers another
loyal American, he hurts our common
country and makes its enemies glad.
We have plenty of good music, with without
out without German let it retire to modest
obscurity until the war is over.
-w. a is.
We have had some pretty lively
tilts defending the governor of this
state and said enough about brother
editors to fill a volume of the size of
a Congressional Record, and now we
are man enough to come out and
apologize, especially to Goode M,
Guerry and Editor Benjamin. At the
timfr we were defending the principles
which we still uphold, as the gov governor
ernor governor claimed to stand for them we
fought for him. But he has shown his
colors and traded principles for poli politics,
tics, politics, and just as the Tampa Tribune
says, he has got his claws out in ev every
ery every direction. Lakeland Star.
Bloom needn't apologize to us.
While we have objected to his intol intolerance
erance intolerance in matters of religion and
thought he was sometimes too abu abusive,
sive, abusive, we have always believed he had
the courage of his convictions and the
courage to admit a mistake. He is
fulfilling our belief;
.. w. a. a- .'.;.;.;
We find the following extra funny
notice in the Gainesville Sun of Sun Sun-day:
day: Sun-day: v.
"For fear Governor. Catts' speech to
the negroes in the Tabernacle today
will be misconstrued by some, it is
not only proper but just to state that
it will have no political significance
whatever.. He was invited by the Bry Bryan
an Bryan Brothers,; two men interested in
the religious and racial betterment of
their people, to make them an ad address
dress address on these lines alone. The gov
ernor will preach at the usual" morn morning
ing morning hour in the. Baptist church, and
will address the negroes at 3 p. m.
There will be only two addresses
made by the governor. J. W. T."
- -. r CS. ';'-
' Some of the dollar-a-year men
serve from patriotic motives and
others ee how they can get a good
many, dollars a year on the side
This country should retire its dol dollar
lar dollar a year men, and put a few $100, $100,-000
000 $100,-000 a year men with authority to car carry
ry carry out their plans, on the job.; They
would save it not only money but
-, .; w. a, a
When every pool in Eden was a mir-
ror, v s"v
That unto Eve her, dainty charms
. proclaimed,
She went undraped without a single
. fear or
Thought that she had need to be
- ashamed.
Twas-only, when she'd eaten of the
; apple
That she became inclined to be a
prude, ; :
And found that evermore she'd have
to grapple -With
the much debated problem of
the nude.
Thereafter she devoted her attention,
Her time and all her money to her
'. clothes,
And that was the beginning of con con-;:,
;:, con-;:, ... vention, .',
And modesty, as well, I suppose.
Reaction's : come about in fashions,
;:;,; recent, '"
Now girls conceal so little from the
: men, ; -It
t wonld seem,. in the name of. all
: that's decent,
Some one ought to pass the apples
'round again.


A dispatch from London says.
The death of Mrs. Lena Guilbert
Ford, the American woman who
wrote "Keep the Home Fires Burn Burning,"
ing," Burning," one of the most popular march marching
ing marching songs of the British army, and
her crippled son Walter, was a pathe pathetic
tic pathetic incident of the German air raid on
London. They died under the wreck wreckage
age wreckage of their home.
Mrs. Ford and her son were in bed
at the time of the raid in adjoining
rooms of the second floor of a four four-story
story four-story house in a long block of sub substantial
stantial substantial brick structures. A bomb
appears to have hit the room close to
the partition wall dividing the Ford
house from the adjoining building. It
shattered the roof and upper floors,
which gradually collapsed with part
of the wall.
The heavy beams and brick wall
fell through the building, enveloping
the chambers occupied by Mrs. Ford
and her son. They were thus impris imprisoned
oned imprisoned for several minutes before the
second floor collapsed under the
weight of the wreckage, carrying
them to the first floor, and then, after
another pause, to the basement. They
died probably from suffocation, and
are the first Americans to lose their
lives in an air raid, on London.
w. s. a
We wish to extend our thanks to
the many friends for their kindness
and lovely tokens of sympathy to our
wife and mother.
Eugene J. Dozier.
Lauragene Dozier.
Florence Dozier.
Leonard Dozier.
Eugene J. Dozier Jr..
Ocala, Florida
Fire Insurance,
iDdemnity Bonds,
: Automobile
: Insurance :
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One of the most delicious
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ies laborator-ies ever distilled is the taste of
a ripe orange. This unsurpass unsurpassed
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RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25c; three times 50c; six times
75c.; one month $3. Payable in advance.
FOR SALE 1918 Ford touring car:
run less than 1000 miles. A. C. Dean,
Oxford, Fla. 18 6t.
LOST Sunday afternoon on Ockla Ockla-waha
waha Ockla-waha avenue or Osceola street, a bar
pin with blue stone setting. Return
to Star office. 18 It.!
WANTED Cypress logs. Address
Landeck Lumber Company, Tampa,
Fla., stating what you can furnish
for continuous shipment. 3-16-lm
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
Plymouth Rock eggs from good stock,
$1.50 for 15. R. N. Dosh, 702 South
4th St., phone 304. 2-25-tf ..
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 sec-ond
ond sec-ond ward. Also wish to rent or pur purchase
chase purchase 80-acre farm near Ocala. W.
W. Oondon. 1-8-tf
WALL PAPERING Samnle books
fwill be taken to customers for in
spection. Agent for the Henry Bosch
Co., New York arid Chicago. P. S.
Staggers, Painter,. Box 58 Route B,
Ocala. Phone 2M. 3-1-tf
FOR RENT Desirable residence, all
accommodations, including garage.
Apply to S. H. Christian, Box 111,
Ocala. 13-6t
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
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 oflice. 15-2t
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 RENT A desirable six-rrom
residence; all modern conveniences;
automobile shed. Located close in on
Watula street. Apply to Dr. J. W.
Hood. 2-16-tf
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. i Call at
the Maxwell Agency, Ocala. 13-tf
WANTED Your consignments of
vegetables and strawberries. We
make prompt returns and will appre appreciate
ciate appreciate your shipments. Give us a trial
and be convinced. Georgia Produce
Co- Macon, Ga. 3-2-2-2m
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
. "My Optician"
I especially offer my services to the
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg,
Florida and Spanish Peanut Seed
for spring planting. Ocala Seed
Store. 8-tf
w. s. s.
Buy war savings stamps to help
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service
The Court Pharmacy tf

United States Bonds
and War Savings Stamps
We have received our allotment of Four
Per cent. Bonds of the Second Liberty Loan and
are prepared to fill orders. Where bonds are to
be delivered by mail, order should include Ten
Cents for registry feesl 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
Saving Plan.
The Munroe & Chambliss
National Bank.

75 of till haul
ing can be done
by a Maxwell

There are now more than 6600
Maxwell trucks in use. And we can cannot
not cannot find a single business that the Max Maxwell
well Maxwell isn't adapted to.
Up to this time we haye listed over
300 kinds of businesses in which Max Maxwell
well Maxwell trucks are employed.
They will do everything a 5-ton
truck will do except haul 5 tons at one
load. 5-ton trucks aren't better. They're
merely bigger.
Big trucks spend more gas hauling
themselves than the Maxwell uses at
peak load.
How well those Maxwells have done
their work is shown by a service rec record
ord record of 99.6 perfect the greatest
record ever made by a motor-driven
$400 less than any other truck of
similar capacity in the world.
$1085, chassis only f. o. b. Detroit. Elec Electric
tric Electric lights. Electric generator. Worm drive.
10-foot loading space. 2500 pounds.

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Mrs. M. A. Bostick's spring and
summer hats presented now for all
functions and occasions where the
xmusual is sought and worn at the
present moment. Harrington Hall
corner. Phone 310. 12-t

W.1! kt k Mill. I J

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
made. 1G-I2t


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Buy War Stamps Now :
Save Food By Using Our Ice Freely It's Cheap and I
Food is High Prompt Service, Full Weight and Cour-
teous Treatment go with our Ice, and if you don't get ;
them, phone us at once. Z
Ocala Ice Packing Co. i



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


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batch of dough

with Calumet Baking

Powder. Use part of it in

a baking for your evening meal.
Put the balance of dough in the

ice box for breakfast biscuits.
Fine, flaky, tempting biscuits that
fairly "pop" with goodness. You'll
find this a great help. And one
that can be found only in



The reason is this the complete
leavening action of Calumet never begins
until the baking is put into the oven until
it is exposed to oven heat. There is no loss of
strength in the can or in the dough. While

you are saving minutes with Calumet you are
saving money and materials too.
Yoa Save wfcen yon boy it Yob Sa?e wlcn yon use it

It is reasonable in price. It is certain in
results. It stops bake-day failures. It is by far
the most economical baking powder you can
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gredients as have been approved
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Of service by our vulcanizing process
for repairing damaged tires. The cost
of tires is steadily advancing and will
probably continue to do so. No auto
owner therefore of good business
judgment can fail to see the value of
service which prolongs tire usability
and reduces the cost of his car.

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partment, Department, Call Two-One -Five
or Two-Seven



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Receive Special Attention
12 E. Ft, King Ave. Oeala, F!a.

St. Patrick's Blessing
The following blessing is found in
the life of St. Patrick. The words are
particularly beautiful and are said to
have been imparted by St. Patrick to
his chosen people from the hills if
Tipperary, as he bid them farewell
after his seven years of preaching on
the banks of Suir, the Blackwater,
and the Lee:
A blessing on the Munster people
Men, youths and women;
A blessing on the land
That yields them fruit.
A blessing on every treasure
That shall be produced on their
Without any one being in want of
God's blessing be on Munster.
A blessing be on their peaks,
On their bare flagstones,
A blessing on their glens,
A blessing on their ridges.
Like the sand of the sea under ships,
Be the number of their hearths;
On slopes,' on plains,
On mountains, on hills, a blessing.
Tuesday .is a meatless day.
m m 9
A wedding of great interest took
place last evening in Belleview at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Tremere,
when Miss Eva McClendon became
the bride of Mr. Harry S. Jones, Rev.
R. L. Clyburn, pastor of the Summer Summer-field
field Summer-field 'Baptist church, officiating. Long
before the appointed hour, the Tre

mere home was filled with guests, in
fact, the porches and yard were also
filled and the wedding is said to have
been the largest in Belleview's his history.
tory. history. Miss McClendon was attended
by Miss Clara May Crosby, and Mr.
Jones by Mr. John Pickfprd of, Wor Worcester,
cester, Worcester, Mass. After the ceremony and
congratulations, the guests became
very interested in the numerous and
beautiful wedding gifts, and during
those few minutes the bride and
groom took a hasty and silent depar departure.
ture. departure. When their absence was discov discovered,
ered, discovered, twenty of the guests immediate immediately
ly immediately motored to Ocala to find them. On
their arrival their thorough 'search
was unrewarded, and the disappoint disappointed
ed disappointed parties went to the Harrington
and had a big feast where they each
toasted the absent bride and groom.
Mr. and Mrs. Jones in the meantime
had only slipped over Mr. Tremere's
back fence and were later found hav having
ing having a quiet supper at the home of the
groom's mother, Mrs. Mattie Jones.
Mrs. Jones was born and reared in
Belleview, where she is greatly be beloved.
loved. beloved. Mr. Jones, who is only 21 years
of age, is the only son of Mrs. Mattie
Jones, and has lived in Belleview for
the past ten years. He is a carpenter
by trade and he and his bride will
leave this week for Americus, Ga.,
and later will go to Maryland to re reside.
side. reside. Miss Ruby McClendon of Jackson
ville, was among the out of town
guests at this wedding, which is the
fourth one that has taken place re recently
cently recently at the hospitable home of Mr.
and Mrs. Tremere.
Prominent Visitor in Florida
Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Memminger of

Lakeland, accompanied by Miss Mary
Custis Lee, the daughter of Robert
E.1Lee and the only survivor of the
Lee family, are in the city today on a
pleasure trip. Miss Lee is an elderly

maiden and is wintering at Florence

Villa this season. The party motored

from Lakeland this morning and had
lunch at the Country Club. They will
return to Lakeland this afternoon.
Mr. Memminger is a prominent phos phosphate
phate phosphate dealer and has extensive inter interests
ests interests in different sections of the state.

Tampa Times.

Miss Lois Dame went out to Glen-

hurst this morning to spend a week
with Miss Catherine Pyles.

Mrs. J. H. Strunk and Miss Cather Catherine
ine Catherine Strunk have returned home from

a several weeks stay at Terra Ceia.
Mr. C. H. Hickman of Los Angeles,
left this afternoon for Atlanta, after
a short visit to his mother and sister,
Mrs. N. Hickman and Mrs. L. R. Cha Cha-zal.
zal. Cha-zal.
Miss Theo WallisV friends will bfc
pleased and interested to hear she has
been made principal of the Jupiter
school, which also has several other
Messrs. Lacy Mahon, Park Ander Anderson
son Anderson and Futch of the University of
Florida returned to Gainesville this
morning after spending the week end
with Ocala friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hitchings,
who have been visiting Capt. and Mrs.
S. R. Pyles and family .at, Glenhurst
for some time, have gone to Colum Columbus,
bus, Columbus, G a., where they will do light
housekeeping for the next two months
while Mr. Hitchings, who travels for
the McCall Pattern Co., works that
Many friends of Mr. and Mrs.
Clarence Zewadski sincerely regret to
hear that they will leave Ocala a week
from today for Detroit, Mich., wher
they expect to locate. Mr. Zewadski
will enter a prosperous law firm in
Detroit, where Mrs. Zewadski's par parents,
ents, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nedbury, reside.

Mr. Zewadski brought his charming
young bride to Ocala just one year
ago, but she will nevertheless be
missed by a great many friends in
social, church and Red Cross affairs,
all of whom join in wishing them
happiness and succes sin Detroit.
St Patrick's Afternoon Tea
One of the prettiest social affairs
among the younger set of the entire
season, was the charming tea, given
this afternoon by Mrs. W. F. Himes,
at her beautiful home on Delaware
avenue, complimenting two attractive
visitors in Tampa, Miss Alice Bul Bullock
lock Bullock of Ocala, and Miss Adrienne
Phillips, of Atlanta, Ga.
The rooms of the spacious home
were opened en suite, and the decora decorations
tions decorations of handsome palms, potted
plants and cut flowers, were artistic
and beautiful. In the reception hall,
the palms formed a background of
greenery, while slender vases of ex exquisite
quisite exquisite white roses, added to the taste tasteful
ful tasteful effect. In the parlor white roses
and freize, formed the floral decora decorations
tions decorations and the library was attractive
with the use of quantities of red pop pop-ies.
ies. pop-ies. The dining room was a charming
picture of loveliness, the table being
decorated with numerous St. Pat Patrick
rick Patrick day novelties, the central orna ornament
ment ornament being a large hat in basket ef effect,
fect, effect, filled with fragrant white rose
buds, and shamrock miniature stove stovepipe
pipe stovepipe hats, containing the white tapers
were placed here and there on th
table, and the whole effect was charm charming
ing charming indeed.
Mrs. George McKean and Mrs.
Richard Clemis were seated at either
end of the table, and graciously pour poured
ed poured tea, while Misses Helen Himes,
Elita Padgett, Helen Freeman and
Elizabeth Taylor, assisted in serving
in the dining room. Others assisting
Mrs. Himes in entertaining were Mrs.
C. V. Miller, Mrs. Padgett, Mrs. Joe
Reid and Miss Virginia Smith..
, During the afternoon, dainty re-

jfreshments were served, and the color

scheme of green appropriate for St.
Patrick's day, was further carried out
in the refreshments. Tiny green flags
adorned the wafers, and green ana
white mints were also served.
A large number of members of the
younger set, were among the invited
guests who enjoyed this lovely party,
and the occasion was one which will

long be pleasantly remembered.
Tampa Times.
Commission For Relief in Belgium
The commission for relief of Bel Belgium
gium Belgium has set this week, beginning
today and lasting until the 25th as a
campaign week for collecting cloth clothing'
ing' clothing' for the poor in northern France
and Belgium. Send all clothes to lo local
cal local chairman, Mrs. T. M. Moore, on
Fort King avenue, or phone any boy
scout who will call for it.
Read list of articles under gar garments
ments garments needed in Saturday's Star, as
only those can be used for this pur purpose.
pose. purpose. As the world is short of so many
things it is short of clothing, of raw
materials. We cannot purchase what

is needed; we must put our spare gar garments
ments garments to the service of the world
a measure of pure economies, conser conservation
vation conservation and patriotism.
The Commission for Relief has safe
conduct passes for its ships, and the
absolute assurance through its own
representatives in Brussels that the
clothing will be delivered only to
those for whom it is intended. The
Germans have never at any time seiz seized
ed seized the personal apparel of 'individuals.

Mrs. M. A. Horne left last Wednes Wednesday
day Wednesday for a several weeks visit to her
friend, Mrs. H. E. Raines of Charles Charles-ton,
ton, Charles-ton, who was her attractive guest for
several weeks last summer. Mrs. i
Horne will go from there to Colum Columbia,
bia, Columbia, Tenn., to spend several weeks
with her son, Mr. Norman Horne, who
attends the Columbia Military Acad Academy.
emy. Academy. Mrs. N. B. LaFontisee and daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Mrs. J. W. McCullum of Gaines Gainesville,
ville, Gainesville, Mrs. Dorsey and daughter, Miss
Elizabeth Dorsey of Jacksonville, and
Mr. Bert Bowyer of Lakeland, who
attend the University of Florida,
motored, to Ocala early yesterday to
see Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Knight and
sons.- They all motored to Silver

Springs in the afternoon and enjoyed
a splash, the visitors motoring home
in the evening.
The Ladies' Aid Society of St.
Phillip's Catholic church will meet
Tuesday afternoon at 3:30 at the
church. There will be the rosary and
benediction of the blessel sacrament
at 4:30, as March 19th is the feast
of St. "Joseph, the universal patron of
the church.
Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Osborne and
niece, Flora McKay, returned home
Saturday afternoon from Jackson Jacksonville.
ville. Jacksonville. They were accompanied by Mrs.
Osborne's aunt, Mrs. Flora Wade, who
will visit them for several weeks.
The Junior Methodist sewing circle
will be entertained Wednesday after afternoon
noon afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at the home of
Mrs. J. F. Chipman on Fort King
avenue. 18-2t
B. D. Blackburn and wife of Ocala,
are well known people in the city to today,
day, today, stopping at the Bay View,
Tampa Times.
Mr. and Mrs. Blackburn returned
home Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Christian Ax, Miss
Adela Ax and their guest, Miss Vir;
ginia Reese spent Sunday in Eustis.


With Your Fresh Meat and
Groceries. I always carry

a Full Line of Fresh Goods, and the Prices are as low as
present day conditions will allow.




Prompt Delivery Made to any part of the city. The Sani Sanitary
tary Sanitary Conditions are Unsurpassed. Small Orders Receive
the same Attention asTT 2 d A 1737 A W A

large ones. Phone 222

Toff ale tti Building Opposite Linwood House

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mind as the longest longest-lasting
lasting longest-lasting confection you
can buy. Send it to
the boys at the front.

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Wartime Economy
In Sweetmeats

a 5-cent package of WREGLEVS
will give you several days enjoy enjoyment:
ment: enjoyment: It's an investment In benefit
as well as Pleasure for it helps
teeth breath appetite digestion
Chew It After Every Meal
The Flavor Lasts!

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Pack away your
BLANKETS with without
out without having them
cleaned We are
especially prepar prepared
ed prepared to handle them.

Ocala Steaii


Own Your Own Home
A House and Two Lota
A House and 3 Acres
A House and 2 Lota
Can be Bought With Montldj Pay Payments
ments Payments of
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Ocala. Florida

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Help lie
Help to Win the War
Let me paint your roof for
you. Bear in mind, tin roofs
don't wear out they rust out.
Composition roofs don't wear
-out they dry out.
On all work intrusted to me
in response to this appeal, I
will give a discount of 5, on
condition that said 5 be in invested
vested invested in War Savings Stamps.

210 Osceola SU Ocala, Fla.

Careful Estimates made' on all Con
tract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
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- Silver Tea
The regular monthly Presbyterian
Silver Tea is being given this after afternoon
noon afternoon at the home of Mrs. W; M. Mc McDowell.
Dowell. McDowell. The guests were met at the door
by Mrs. J. R. Herndon and Mrs. Wm.
J. Frink. Mrs. McDowell and daugh daughters
ters daughters will be assisted in entertaining
the caller by Mrs. W. H. Gregg of
Ardmore, Okla., and Mrs. D. E. Mc Mc-Iver.
Iver. Mc-Iver. Mrs. W. W. Condon will ask the
ladies into the dining room, where
Mrs. W. H. Hetrick will pour tea
from 4 to 5 and Mrs. L. M. Murray
will pour from 5 to 6. The serving
table is laid with dainty lace mats
and centered with white roses, rose
also being used to decorate the living
'room and parlor.
Tomato aspic with mayonaise on
lettuce leaves, and wafers will be
served by Misses Sara Herndon and
Annie MacKay.
Smileage News
Capt. Caroline Harriss and her
workers who sold smileage books in
Frank's Saturday, turned in $47.
They have a few books left which they
will try to dispose of during the week.
Capt. Sue Moore and her workers
who were stationed at Rheinauer's,
turned in $43. They also sold $25
worth of war savings stamps for the
W. C. T. U., which makes their
amount $200.
At the Temple
A musical comedy was booked for
the Temple tonight, but as the reports
were very unfavorable, Manager Ben Bennett
nett Bennett cancelled the engagement and
will give his patrons a good movie in instead,
stead, instead, Jack Pickford and Louise Huff
in "The Spirit of 17."
w w m
Mrs. Laura N. Luckie returned this
morning from her visit to Winter
Haven. She was accompanied part of
the way by her brother-in-law, Ser Sergeant
geant Sergeant Roy Luckie, on his way back to
the aviation camp in Virginia. Army
life has developed Roy into, a young
stalwart, very "different from the
delicate boy who left here a few
years ago. He has the best wishes of
many Ocala friends.

first lieutenant j stationed at Camp
Johnston, arrived in Ocala Saturday
and was the guest of Mrs. Fred Rob Robinson
inson Robinson and Miss Lucile Robinson until
Sunday afternoon. Miss Robinson,
Miss Elizabeth Davis, Dr. Erkfitz and
Mr. Mack Taylor, motored to Eustis
fiiinav Tmnmincr unfit Mr. nrrl Mrs.

H. I. Thompson and returned to Ocala
after dinner.
Mrs. E. T. Helvenston entertained

Dr. and Mrs. A. A. Murphree of
Gainesville at a luncheon Saturday
afternoon at the Good Fairy tea shop.
As the good fairies always do in their

cuzy auuue m uiic tea ouup, iucjr oir
. tractively arranged the table for
eight guests, centered the table with
roses and ferns and marked the
places with hand-painted cards. "A
delicious five-course luncheon y- was
served. Seated at the table were Dr.
and Mrs. Murphree, Mr. and Mrs. W.
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x. uary, mrs. mj. iu. Mciver, aira.
William Hocker, Miss Isabel Mays
and the hostess. Dr. and Mrs. Mur Murphree
phree Murphree were the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
T. S. Trantham at supper Saturday
evening at the Good Fairy tea shop,
and motored to Gainesville late in the



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. ScofielcL
January. 4, 1918.

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.

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.
Lynne. Fla.

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.

To the7 Democratic Voters, Fifth
Judicial Circuit:
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.


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.
Summerfield, Florida.


. 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

Sea Island Cotton Seed, direct from
Edisto Island, just received at Ocala
Seed Store. 8-tf
w. s. s.
We have left some of that 29-cent
shipment of Correspondence Cards.
Big value. Gerig's Drug Store. 2-20
w. s. a
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Callie quit chewing gum.
Miss Mays couldn't talk.
Ocala beats Gainesville and Starke
Friday and Saturday.
The girls would give another dance.
Mr. Cassels wasn't present most of
the time at chapel.
Wellie Meffert could recite on
Miss Pitchford could get along with
Klock, Blalce and 'Blalock.
The domestic science girls would
tat their own cooking.



A telegram from Camp Wheeler to
J. E. Stevens at Crystal River said
that Company A was leaving Camp
Wheeler tonight for a northern camp.
w. & &
Sergeant Robert Moorhead is at
home from Camp Wheeler, on a brief
visit to his relatives. Mr. Moorhead
is one of the company clerks of the
31st division.
w. s. s.
We charge storage batteries. Will Williams
iams Williams & Fox, Auto Service. Station. 16t

-w. s. s.-

J. W. Ridgeway of New York is
now night manager of the Harring Harrington
ton Harrington cafe. Mr. Ridgeway was formerly
a steward on the St. Paul of the Am American
erican American Line, and has made many trips
thru the war zone since the war be-


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 postoffice and many
other business houses.
(This advertisement paid for and
donated by the O. K. Teapot Groc Grocery.)
ery.) Grocery.) 26-tf


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To Deals?

The O. K. Teapot Grocery has a
most interesting advertisement in to today's
day's today's paper. Besides offering most at attractive
tractive attractive prices on eatables, it is of offering
fering offering a war savings stamps with
each $5 cash purchase of groceries.
Read the ad. and profit by it.
w. s. a.
Mrs. M. A. Bostick is showing the
most elegant spring hats Tailored,
Semi-Dress, Sport and Motor. Won't
you run in and see them? Corner
Harrington Hall hotel. Phone 310. 6t
w. s. s.
Beaumert, the man who was ar arrested
rested arrested some days ago charged with
uttering statements "detrimental to
the government's war measures, is
having a hearing today before "U. S.
Commissioner D. S. Williams at his
office in the federal building.
w. s. a.
The many friends of Rev. Smith
Hardin, former pastor for four years
of the Tampa Heights Methodist
church, will be pleased to learn that
he will hold services there tomorrow,
both morning and evening. It was
during his pastorate the present beau beautiful
tiful beautiful church was built. He is now pas pastor
tor pastor of the Methodist church in Ocala.
Tampa Times.

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In the Circuit Court of the Fifth
Judicial Circuit of Florida, in and
for Marion County In Chancery.

Spring Park Farms, a Florida Cor-

E oration, Complainant, vs. All
Fnknown Persons Claiming an

Interest in and to the Northwest

Quarter and East Half of South

west Quarter of Section 26,
Township 14, South, Range 22,
East, Defendants Order for

Constructive Service.,
It is ordered that the defendants

herein named, to-wit: All unknown
persons claiming an interest in and

to the northwest quarter and east half
of southwest quarter of section 26,

township 14, south, range 22, east, be
and they are hereby required to ap appear
pear appear to the bill of complaint filed in
this cause on or before
Monday, the 8th day of April, 1918.
It is further ordered that a copy of
this order be published once a week
for 12 consecutive weeks in the Ocala
Evening Star, a newspaper published
in said county and state.
This 5th day of January, 1918.
(Seal) P. H. Nugent,
Clerk Circuit Court, Marion county,
Fla. By Ruth Ervin, D. C.
L. W. Duval,
Complainant's Solicitor. 1-7-mon

Notice is hereby given to all cred creditors,
itors, creditors, legatees, distributees and all
persons having claims or demands
against the estate of Henry. A. Due Due-bel,
bel, Due-bel, deceased, to present the same to
the undersigned in the city of Ocala,
Florida, within two years.
Dated March 4th, 1918.
Mary A. Gillen,
As Executrix of the Estate of Henry
A. Duebel, Deceased. 3-4-8tmon

I will be at the following places to
receive tax returns for 1918. Meet me
with your deed and save trouble: j
1 Ocala. all of March. ;
The law requires all tax returns to
be made by first of April.
1-11 Tax Assessor.

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