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.
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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VOL. 25, NO. 69


1 V fJ



British Downed Twenty-Eight
chines and Lost Twelve to
the Boches


(Associated Press)
London. March 20. In intense aer aerial
ial aerial fighting on the British front. 28
German airplanes were accounted for

by British aviators, it is officially an-4

nounced. Twelve British machines
were missing last night.

Rome, March 20. The pope stated
today there would be no consistory
until the war is over.




Shell from a Teuton Gun Hit Within
Forty Yards of America's
War Secretary

Liquified Mustard Gas Dropped from

German Airplanes on the
American Lines

-w. s. s.-


(Associated Press)
With the American Army, France,
Tuesday, March 19. While Secretary
Baker was returning from a front
line trench on the American sectoi,
a German shell burst within forty
yards of his automobile. But none in

the machine were injured.

With the American Army, France,

Tuesday, March 19. Gen. Pershing

has approved awarding the first of the

new American military crosses for ex

traordinary heroism. The recipients
are Lieutenant John O. Green and
Sergeants William Norton and Pat Patrick
rick Patrick Walsh. These men also have .re

ceived French war crosses.

(Associated Press)
With the American, Army, France,

Tuesdav. March 19. A German air

plane last night and today flew over
the American sector northwest of

Toul and dropped rubber balls filled

with liquified mustard gas.

w. s. s.

Lieut, Johnson of Illinois Fell to His

Death at San Antonio

(Official Report)
Ocala, Fla., March 19, 1918.
Council held meeting, at City Hall
on this the 19th, day of March, 1918,
7:30 o'clock, p. m. Members present:
Hon. G. A. Nash, D. E. Mclver, E. A.

Osborne and A. A. Winer. Meeting

called to order by the president. Min

utes of last regular meeting read and

approved as recorded.

Communication from Mr. R. A. Bur-

ford, with reference to the redemption

of lots 4, 5, 6, of' block 1, Benj.

of lots 40 and 41 Caldwell's Addition
to Ocala was read and upon motion
of Mr. Winer duly carried the clerk
was" authorized to redeem same upon
payment of face value.
, The clerk was instructed to notify
Mr. Burford that the matter of cal calculation
culation calculation will Ue taken up for consider consideration
ation consideration at the time of meeting of board
of equalization of taxes.
Communication from R. S. Petty in
re. Harrisburgh engine was read and
upon motion of Councilman .Osborne
referred to the City Manager for re reply.
ply. reply. Request of L. F. Richie to be allow

ed to do repair work on guns without
license was considered but not grant granted.
ed. granted. Request of G. G. Chambers for an
increase in salary as fireman wag laid
over till next meeting.
Copy of letter was read from City
Attorney to Messrs. Alex H. Twom Twom-bly
bly Twom-bly an,d David Henney and replies
thereto from the said Twombly &
Henney in regard to neglect of duty
as engineers of the light and water

plants of the city of Ocala. Filed for


It was agreed to upon motion of
Mr. Mclver duly carried all members

- voting yea that City Manager and
light and water superintendent com complete,
plete, complete, the light and water plant as soon
v as possible according to the contract
and plans and specifications.
The auditor's report was presented
and referred the committee consisting
of the Mayor, President of the Coun Council,
cil, Council, Head of Departments of Public

Service, Finance, Public Safety and'
the City Attorney.
Bill of William H. James for $500
for auditing city books was ordered
paid upon roll call all members voting
yea, $350 to be drawn to the Commer Commercial
cial Commercial Bank and $150 to William H.
The following bills were ordered
paid, upon motion of Mr. Mclver all
members voting yea: Nasri Brothers
$7.37; Carl Wenzel $5; P. H. Nugent
$1; D. N. Ferguson 50 cents; Ocala
Banner $1.10 also $1.15.

Upon motion of Mr. Osborne all

members voting yea upon roll call the
clerk was authorized to draw semi

monthly payrolls as allowed by coun

cil without further approval by heads

of departments.

If construed by the City Attorney
that the city is liable for license for
truck, the clerk was authorized to
draw warrant for same, all members

voting yeo upon roll call.

The City Attorney was requested to

eet ud ordinance providing for the

construction of curb at the lot occu
pied by the Steam Laundry.

Upon motion of Mr. Winer duly car

ried the City Manager was authorized

to procure pipe for drainage purposes.

The City Attorney reported the val

idation of the refunding bond issue of
the $14,200. Matter of having bonds
printed referred the department of
Finance, upon roll call all members

voting yea.
. The head of department of Public
Service recommended that Mr. J. H.
Livingston be allowed to pay water
rent for quarter ending December 31,
1917, and March 31st, 1917 at an av average
erage average rate of $6.52 for each quarter.
So ordered.
An ordinance entitled an ordinance
regulating the soliciting of patronage
by persons of hotels, rooming houses,
boarding houses and for vehicles op operated
erated operated or driven for hire in the City
of Ocala at any railroad station in
said city, defining certain terms used



With the American Army, r ranee,
Tuesday, March 19. American artil artillery
lery artillery on the Toul front attacked the
Germans heavily with gas shells thh
past few days, it is now permitted to

announce. Four different attacks
were launched, evidently with the de desired
sired desired effect. A heavy fire was direct

ed against the enemy lines this morn-

-W...S. s.


Spring Campaign Has Begun and

Now is the Time to Send the
Boys Good Smokes

In the language of someone "Don't

be a titewad."

Now that the spring campaign in

the big war will begin in a short time
and many thousands more of our good
American soldiers will be on the

fighting front we must" not forget
that our boys will need the "smokes"

they have been used to.

The Star's tobacco fund has not

been erowine like it should for the

past two weeks. In fact, the subscrip

tions have averaged less than a dollar

a day of late, which is not in keeping
with the reputation our people have

always enjoyed for generosity.

Our own boys will likely be among

the soldiers at the front within

very few weeks and will be the recip

ients of tobacco kits sent "over there

by people all over the country through

the Red Cross. These kits will be ap

preciated, and so have those which
have alreadv been sent over to the

early arrivals.

Don't get the idea that someone is
making money out of this tobacco
proposition, as every kit that goes to
the boys costs considerably more than

is subscribed by the individual.

Those who have contributed to the
Star's tobacco fund since the last
published report are:
Cash .. ...$5.25
Mrs. J. G. Swaim, Ocala, Fla... .25
Mrs. G. J. Johns, Ocala, Fla .25
J. J. Gerig, Ocala, Fla. ........ 1.00

Thomas Sexton, Ocala, Fla 1.00

Dr. D. M. Smith, Ocala, Fla.... .25

J. E. Allemand, OcalafFla 1.00

Mrs. Harry Booth, Ocala, Fla... 1.00
A Friend -50

Dr. J. E. Chace, Ocala, Fla .... 2.00

C. G. Bryant, Ocala, Fla 1.00

James Taylor, Ocala, Fla. ..... 1.00

The kit consists of
Two pkgs. Lucky Strike Cigarettes.
Three packages Bull Durham.
One tin Tuxedo.
Five packages Cigarette papers.

If you haven't subscribed to this

fund it is high time you were doing

so. Show your boys that you are will

ing to do your bit toward giving them
comfort while they are abroad fight

ing your battles.
"Don't be a titewad."





Evidently They Fear Dire Consequ Consequences
ences Consequences if They Give Up Ships to
British and Americans

(Associated Press)
San Antonio, March 20. Lieut.

Walter J. Johnson, aged 22, of Bell-4

ville, 111., was killed today when the
airplane he was driving fell 1500 feet

at Kelly Field.

w. s. s.




Ocala is going to lose another good

minister and excellent citizen. Rev.

C. E. Wyatt of the Christian church,

who has done such good work and
made so many friends in Ocala, has

been offered a Y. M. C. A. secretary secretaryship
ship secretaryship in the camp at Arcadia, and has.

w. s. s.

(Associated Press)
Washington, March 20. Holland's
reply to the shipping negotiations is
on the cables, the government was
advised today. The American gov government
ernment government is prepared to take action
immediately to take over the ships.
London, March 20. The conditions
as specified by the Dutch foreign
minister for acceptance of the de demands
mands demands of associated governments as
regards taking over Dutch shipping

are not likely to be acceptable to
those governments, according to a
Reuter dispatch from The Hague filed
i w. s. S.


Russians in Petrograd Show No
Signs of Making an Organized




Suspicious Characters in New York
Are Undesirables but
Not Spies


The following resolutions were

passed by "the members of the Bap

tist church Sunday night, in honor of

the retiring pastor, Rev. Bunyan

Whereas, in this great world war in

which our country is now championing i

the cause of humanity and Christian

liberty, it has become necessary for

us to make sacrifices and submit to

separation from loved ones; and,

Whereas, the United States govern

ment is striving through the Y. M. C.

A. and other agencies to throw
around the young manhood of Amer America
ica America now at the battle front or in train training
ing training camps every influence for the de development
velopment development and protection of Christian
faith and good morals; and,
Whereas, our beloved pastor Rev.
Bunyan, Stephens, in response to the
call of patriotism and because of the

interest which he feels m the spirit

(Associated Press)
Washington, March 20. Investiga Investigation
tion Investigation has convinced the department of
iustice that two women and two men,

i claiming French citizenship, recently

arrested in New York on suspicion,

in connection with the German spy
ring, can only be classed as undesir undesirable
able undesirable citizens rather than spies. On
this conclusion they will be deported.
Y7. S. S. :


Our cood friend, the Palm Beach

Post? devotes, its., society columns at
this season of the year to the doings

of the wealthy folks who frequent the
Roval Poinciana. the Breakers and

the Casino. The column is good read

ing for humbler folks by reason of the

perspective of the Post's society re
porter. For instance we find in a re
cent issue:

"A charming young woman who by

her most attractive blonde beauty has

elicited much admiring comment dur

ing her stay of several weeks at the

Royal Poinciana is Miss Alice A. Del

amar, daughter of Capt. John R, Del-

ual and moral welfare of the young amar, New York. It would seem that

(Associated Press)
London, March 20. The occupation
of Petrograd by German troops is
only a matter of hours, according to
Petrograd dispatches to the morning
papers. There is said to be not the

slightest sign of organized resist


Washington, March 20. The Rus

sian warships at Odessa escaped to
Sebastapol, when the Germans took
Odessa, according to a dispatch from

American Consul Summers at Mos Moscow.
cow. Moscow. Recent dispatches quoted Ber Berlin
lin Berlin authorities who declared they took

fifteen ships when the occupied the




Moscow, Tuesday, March 19. The

relations of Russia with the Entente
are unchanged, Bolsheviki Foreign

Minister Thietcherin told the Asso

ciated Press correspondent today.

More friendly relations with the Unit United
ed United States are being established, he
said. He commented on the presi president's
dent's president's message to Russia as showing
America would not take aggressive

action against her.

w. a e.




Brings in a Favorable Report on the
Overman Reorganization

(Associated Press)
Washington, March 20. The Over Overman
man Overman bill, retaining practically all of
the legislation asked by the president
to reorganize the departments and
agencies of the government for the
prosecution of the war, today was or ordered
dered ordered favorably reported by the Sen Senate
ate Senate judiciary committee.
Washington, March 20. Cotton
produced in last season's crop amount amounted
ed amounted to. 11,285,999 bales, exclusive of'
linters, the census bureau reports in
its final ginning report of the season.
Linters to March 1st amounted to
829,019 bales. Ginnings by states
is as follows: Georgia, 1,881,000;
Florida, 37,800; South Carolina, 1,-


-W. S. S.-

The following white, registrants

have been ordered to'Veport to this
local board, room 304 postofSce build building,
ing, building, Ocala, Fla., at 10:30 a. m., March

29th, for military duty:

Oliver P. Meadows, Ocala.
Thomas S. Clayton, Ocala.
Hume A. Vann, Dunnellon.
Francis E. Harris Jr., Ocala.
Charles G. Miller, Oklawaha.
William Halford, Electra.
-Ernest E. Schenck," Beacon, N. Y.
Bascom H. King, Dunnellon.
Clyde D. Jordan, Pine.
Arthur E. Colding, Williston.
James Russell, York.

Grover H. Grantham, Arcadia.


Returns However Show There are
Too Many Traitors in

(Associated Press)
Milwaukee, Wis., March 20. Par Partial
tial Partial returns from 62 of the 71 coun counties,
ties, counties, including Milwaukee, give Len Len-root
root Len-root 56,696; Thompson, 54,763.
Milwaukee, March 20. Irvine Len Len-root,
root, Len-root, loyalist candidate for the repub republican
lican republican senatorial nomination, is main maintaining
taining maintaining a small lead, according to the
figures obtainable at noon, over James
Thompson, the LaFollette candidate,
with several counties in Lenroot's
own district to be heard from.
- --- -W. S. S.

By L. R. Trammell, Clerk.

w. s.


The Ocala Iron Works has broken

ground for the erection of a new gar-

ca taJtaK County. North Main street oinin

wie uiacmue euups. man ic wh-
structed with iron side walls and con concrete
crete concrete floors and thoroughly fitted up

for the handling and repair of auto-


Send all articles of clothing for re- rr.-. ...... ,fta within the rjast

lief of Belgium sufferers to Mrs. T. week ciose(j a contract for handling
M. Moore or phone any boy scout, Chevrolet automobile for this

It is useless to send a garment k -x

which is not made of the strongest rnie Ocala Iron Works, under the
and most durable materials, as the able management of Mr. Charles E.
clothes are subjected to the hardest Simmons, is always on the lookout for

kind ol use. uut tms aoes not mean 0DT)0rtunities to enlarsre its business.

men of our army, has tendered his f???:-".-

T.ntliAi OA'nVl-

ens to be peculiarly and most emi- greatest heiresses m this country, her that all garments must be m perfect and the king on of the Chevrolet
hentlv fitted for service in the army father having amassed a great for- repair. There are upwards of a nun- contract with the new garage means
V M C A and that it is but the tune in connection with his extensive dred thousand women in Belgium and th addition of quite a neat amount to

spirit of God that has sent this call mining activities m ui v.uUUW, northern x nunc u f Ocala's weekly pay rolls.

j i ..4- s in jaiiaua i xva a axubAw w. .w iv

ana muveu upun mm vu attep I tit V nnA tl I : j iA 5f T,Q1nltr

herefore, be it 1" "J 1"a "Zltl Z vw ATTRACTIONS OF THE

Resolved. First. That the First une "ss Ci"litt1' y"-"v" TtriDirr

r i .i, r lo ,aA w mere are any omer sua; yiao ui new cwwics wmic

the-spirit of Christian love and the wcn ines coma PT.uf" Rw raie 3 "fA TJtT
desire that the young men of the the Post's society reporter insists that pmg up and remaking of old cloth-

army may have the best, accept the weiearn aoout xurs. xng


TViat if anf'h vr-v ripn mrs. marceau, oajro

it is witu very oeepi : .w tv. Mmiiiiv. Anril 1st. to buv nlav aD-

trrpf tbat wo rontpmnlatp the loss wno msteaa 01 owng uaugmr i serve as uiauiws, t"-iJ' r I
whh wealrrtotc"f Neptune, yesterday devoted the peat- need for blanket, is tremendous; ho.- P-atuf for the school

OUilCl I XXUVWl knvuwj OWfcai ..vvv. w

in said ordinance, etc., was upon mo

tion of Councilman Mclver placed up upon
on upon second reading, read and adopted
by sections, placed upon the third and
final reading, read and adopted upon

roll call all members voting yea.

It was agreed to that the meetings

of the City Council after the 31st, of

March be held at 8 o'clock, p. m.

It was ordered upon motion of Mr.
Osborne duly carried that the Clerk

write to the Superintendent of the S

A. L. R. R. Co., and request that the

Union Station be screened as consider

able complaint had been brought to

bear on the matter

City Manager Johnston made ora

reports of improvements and suggest

ed improvements of "the different de

partments of the city.

Council thereupon adjourned till

next regular meeting.
.V- w.,$&

We repair all makes of automo

biles. Our service is the very best.

Williams & Fox Auto Service Sta

tion. 19-tf



Veritable fairy elves are the sweet

and dainty Jassies and cherub laddies

In the north of to participate in tne J-aiipuuan rexe

Pnaf I v,Q B-nVa atnffA with Hrv leaves to be eiven at the Temple theater

www. I 1 w. ... .i -J I

. m' i or narr ni nor rnnrninir lu ituij.. was i mm x hiki uuier iiiauiuuuus

ne severence oi nis relation to us as x;- ,D.. :j. I T" .iTa. oiir h thev ravnrt

on tne casino veranaa witn xrienus, i ior want oi sneets. iu uui iui6

at the that in some olaces whole families aoout tne stage m meir amusing

and later at the Breakers

'cocktail hour looking as bewitching sleep together to share a single blan-

as ever in a very pale blue frock and ket.

a hat of the same tint with touches of W. S. S.-

black. Mrs. Marceau is now taking SKILLED WORKMEN WANTED

pastor and as a citizen of our com

raunity, a relation that for the past

five years has been so close, so pleas
ant, and so profitable; but in answer

ing the call to the service of oui
MAiinfinff A-ns) aiiw fsvsl a llOO Villf IT).

creased the love and esteem in which lessons in golf for which sport she

he was already held- displays great aptituae ana mucu a-
Third. That we express to Brother fection, and it is probable that before
Stephens our deep appreciation for onS she will be a worthy opponent to

the many benefits which xmr church r C1ver anu UMW;

and citv have received because of his eaay sympatny gues uu

Navy Recruiting Station,
Room 301, Postoffice Building,

Ocala, Fla., March 20, 1918.

Yankee Doodle drill. Later the grace

ful rose maidens, and the bright plu plu-maged
maged plu-maged fan fairies. What a wonder

ful attraction has youth itself.

Last comes that charming little

play, the climax of the evening's fun.

In in 13 a beautiful "rosebud garden
of girls," maidens just blooming into

' I mi m t

The following letter has been re- young woman nooa. ine iairest to oe

ceived from the main office at At- found nave Deen seiecteo iior tne au-

ierent cnaracters ana me stage ex ex-fects
fects ex-fects have been studied with an eye

i, j :,i. ,;. Marceau. who is learning golf. Ahanta:

. ... m i rt ri i. "j i riur lauKnriv it 1 1 1 i.i r m i r nnr nt i i r u 1 1 1 1 11 .- imi iiiiik. 1 1 rr iiiaiu vj &

smcere unnsmn.seryice; lor nis un- r ; rr. -r ;v at B"k?. ,7l IT mroll the for what will be most pleasing. You

abmfraU Prices, 75c,
ability to ail conditions ana classes, Pcrh I ; AaeXiA fnr th a "Aircraft Con- oOc. and 3o cents.

for his preeminent work among tne "V 1 .V. 7" .,. '"s w. & s.
y j heat her hnshanri. But there IS Still I stnirtinn TInit-wl V

young peopie; ior ms maniy ana uuu- TI r.nnn WORK TV TAMPA

i i i i nnnrnpr nnratrrann wiiiai wc x c ui nib i pivp rnrnfriLKrs- i

iy waiK; ior ms sweex iarnny 1 -----

m t i 1 V A A A 2 I. r A

. fn hia rloant tA nnmnnn- IOr tne Style nmt It contains ivr muse

ionable manner, and for his indulgent, of our. readers who may take up

under all picycung.

"Mrs. Pierre Lonllard tsaroey was

patient, Christ-like spirit

circumstances and with all people j

Five carpenters.

Two riggers.
Two pipe-fitters.

Two boilermakert.

Rev. Smith Hardin, pastor of the
Ocala Methodist church has returned

These men are our quota for this from Tampa, where he went last Fri-

I r i I i i : 1 t. I ., t- ; J Motr aftomnnn to assist. tHat rmircn.

Fourth That we commend him to I one OI ine earnest amvajs at unit wmcn is ior service ui J
rourtn. inat we commena mm to i v,a ns nactnr nt one time to

all with whom he may be associated oeacn yesterday morning, rmug up e sure men are especially wc "T T7,r "rf"

hereafter as a minister of the highest from her cottage on ner wneei, most ned for these raungs; accept in a rai&e iur uiuiu. v
?rer' 8 mif e e??!!5 Lttractivelv gowned in a transparent, das ratine for which they are quali- Heights Methodist church and parsofi

worUi and purity of private charac- summery-looking white organdie with fied. Make no definite promise that age is val ued at 7.000.
A.--- t. v: a hecomincr hat. of nalest nmk." these men will be returned to this debt on it of 216,500. The church ex-

ter; as a nrisuan man wno m ms a .lcion hoarH told the chtfrch if thev

rfnilv life reflect! the snirit and teach-1 "e nope mat xraim ucom o country upuii tumpcuuu v r- ;
aauy me renects tne spirit ana teacn r I .. Lmild raise siv thousand, the board

i xi t. ptibsls will inilrvt: a lunt: owuu wi it pnL llJllLtflli uiiiLVA vuwjbiuvvw.i, w j

ings OX me maLer, I f .-, 1 t xi : t I ,U 1non h nhi,rr-h the halanco at

Fifth. That we pray God's richest year ana tnat tne ru buvic mere may oe otner utw u i, I IVV st VuZr
blessings noon him and his family! reporter will tell us more about th them to do. However, should all work a low rate of interest, to be paid off
DieSSingS Upon nim ana BIS iamuxi r i m I, i j 1 ri11 h m annual installments, and crive

and noon his labors in the new field interesting ioiks on ner ueat. xam- d compietea aoruau, WiCOf ""t .T 7

I rr- I ? i.1 A J I

which he is soon to enter: P ximes. do promptly returnea w

c;v. nrv,o 4V.Aca ine raim rost, wmcn ac-i states.

lutions be spread upon the minutes of cording to the foregoing is piling The length of time of enrollment

our church; that a copy be presented nattery on tne piuucraw witu win aepena on wme w

to Brother Stephens, and that a copy spaae, is ownea Dy joe carman, one pxete mis worit.

txt o T?nv yy- i ine nospitai corps is now uucu

" "u"uv-tt' 1 .... .1 n r- r

w tt r.eois We have left some of that zy-cent i men to ennst, ages xo to rurmer

D. Niel Ferguson, shipment of Correspondence Cards. 1 information may be had by calling at

Committee. Big value. Ceng's ung Store, z-zu ion wnung tnis statioa.

the church $200 off, at each annual
settling time. Mr. Harding reports
that $6,530 of the money was raised
in cash and good pledges. He takes
deep interest in the church as he was
formerly pastor there and has done a
great deal towards building and fi financing
nancing financing the church. The Ocala peo people
ple people are just beginning to realize what
a big man they have in Rev. Hardin.




mj jsxeept saaaajr r
R. R. Carroll, President
P. V. Leareagood, Sceretary-Treaaarer
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Up to and including March 16,
Ocala and Marion county had invest
ed $16,475.48 in war, savings stamps.
; W. S. S. t
, The men killed and injured in the
collaDse of a hanerar near Miami
Tuesday morning were workmen, not
aviators. v
' w. & s.
German invaders in Finland are
meeting with increasing resistance
and are said urgently to need rem
W. s. 8.
A cable dispatch from. Petrograd
says the city has been fully evacuat
ed and is governed by a labor com
mune, with Trotzky at the head.
,- : w. s. S.
Some business houses are so very
conservative in their, advertising that
it is a wonder they waste their money
to have a sign put up over the door
.way. 5 :
w. s. e.
Colored laborers from the Bahama
islands are, to be admitted to Florida
to help work the crops in the Miami
section. And so much idle labor in
the state!
: W. 8. 6.- -.
. British air raids on German towns
have wrought; such havoc that the
people are becoming panic stricken
and urging no more raids be made on
'London and Pans.
. w. s. a.-
Our high school baseball jnine should
wish for a boneless day when they, go
out to play another team, j At least,
they should hope the other fellows
will pull all the bones.
.; w. s. a.
Two Tampa saloonists who violated
the law have been fined $1000 each
and put out of husiness.' Guess they
were, not able to get any of their
friends on the juries.
w. s. a.-
The Vatican believes the presence
a t mi t .a m
oi tne pope wui save norae irom xeu
ton air raiders. The' Austrian aviators
who- bombed Naples passed near
Rome, but dropped no bombs on the
' w. s. s.
The German press threatens unre unrestricted
stricted unrestricted submarine warfare i against
all Dutch shipping and declares allied
shipments to Holland will be cut off,
as no free passage to the North Sea
will be permitted.
. w4 s. s.
Count Terauchi, Japanese premier,
says that nothing has been decided re regarding
garding regarding Siberia. The army, however,
is ready and the press is almost unan unanimous
imous unanimous for its mobilization to help the
Allies in crushing Germany.
, :-r; w. a a-
Great strikes are again sweeping
over Austria and Hungaria. The
movement has assumed large propor proportions
tions proportions at Budapest and at Vienna the
railroad shopmen walked out. The
latter returned to the shops under
threat of military intervention, but
refuse dto work.
W. S. S.- i v
The American steamship Paulsboro
sank, a giant German submarine in a
forty-five minute battle on March 1.
Ninety shells were fired by the Amer American
ican American gun crew. One man of the engine
room force was wounded. Such a
battle would have been given a page
in American history a century ago.
: w. s. &.
A lumber production of 39,200,000, 39,200,000,-000
000 39,200,000,-000 feet in the United States in 1917
is the preliminary estimate of the
forest service, based on incomplete
reports received up to February 26.
About one-half, of the ; 34,000 mills
listed by the forest service and the
National Lumber Manufacturers "As "Association
sociation "Association had at that time made re reports..
ports.. reports.. Because of the need for an ac

curate census, caused by the country's
war-time demands for lumber, ;offic

ials in charge of the work are urging
delinquent mills to report as soon as
w. s. a
"Nothing else under heaven matters
today except that the war shall go on
to victory," declared Rudyard Kipling
in England a' few days ago, in a strik striking
ing striking and picturesque speech in advo
cacy of war, savings. "The money we
loan to the government helps to set
our land and our world free," f con continued
tinued continued Mr. Kipling. "Our security
for our loan is not, only the whole of
the British Empire but also the -whole
of civilization which has pooled its re
sources in men, money and material
to carry on this war to victory.
"What is the personal aspect; of the
case you you and, me ? We. are fight fighting
ing fighting for our lives, the lives of every
man, woman and child here and ev
erywhere else.
case for you and me? We are fight fight-be
be fight-be herded into actual slavery such as
the Germans have ? established by
force of their arms in large parts of
Europe. "; ?'
"We are fighting against eighteen
hours a day forced' labor 1 under lash
or at the point of the bayonet, with a
dog's death --and a dog's burial at the
end of it.
"We are fighting that we may not
and children may not be tortured,
burned and mutilated in J the T public
streets, as has happened in this town
and : in hundreds of others. And we
will go on fighting till the race who
have done, these things are in no po
sition to continue or repeat their of
; "If i f or J any reason whatever we
fall short of victpry and,thefe is no
half-way house between victory and
defeat what happens tons ii This:
"i "Every relation, every understand
ing, every decency upon which ; civili
zation has been so anxiously built up
will- o-will be washed out because
it will have been proved unable to en endure.
dure. endure. The whole idea of. democracy-
which at : bottom is what the w Hun
fights against will be dismissed from
men'e minds, because it will v have
been shown incapable of maintaining
itself against the Hun, It-will die;
and it will die discredited, together
with every belief and practice that is
based on it.
"TheHun ideal,-the. Hun's root-
notions of life will take its natural
prey,' body and, goods, of his betterr
armed neighbor. Women will; .be the
mefe instniment for continuing .the
breed; the vessel of man's ;lust f and
man's cruelty: -arid labor; will become
a thing to be knocked, oh the head ,if
it dares to give, trouble, and .worked to
death if it does not. And from this
order of life there, will be no appeal,
no possibility xf: any escape. This is
what the Hun means when he says he
intends to impose, German kultur
wnicn is tne uerman, region-upon
the; world, j This is precisely what the
world jhas jbaned .itself i together, to
resist. :
"It will take every ounce in. us; it
will try us out to the naked souL .Our
. t -n J a i 't i :
inai win not De maae. less Dy tne
earnest advice and suggestions that
we should accept some sort of com compromise
promise compromise which means defeat, put'for-
ward by, Hun agents and confederates
among us.. ; They are r busy in that
direction already. But be sure of this :
Nothing nothing we may have to en
dure now will -weigh : one featherweight-compared
with" what we shall
most I certainly have to suffer if for
' The Star is glad to learn that H. A.
Maloney (Bert) now int an infantry
regiment at Camp Jackson, has, been
prompted, from second : lieutenant- to
first. ;Lieut.r Maloney. is a brother of
Mrs. W.tHunterf and is wellz known
to many Ocala people, so his military
career is of much interest to pur peo?
w. a s. .':
American soldiers on the battle
fronts in : France will nrobablv escane
our Americanj torrid ,hotl ? spells -h of
summer: and our blizzardy winters,
extremes of heat and cold in France
being less severe. They may expect
however periods of : sustained cold in
the trenches, cold :pf ? the moist,' penj& penj&-tratinsr
tratinsr penj&-tratinsr character Deculiar to the con
tinental climate of northern Eurppe,
out in general no startling change
from weather, conditions at home.
-w. e. e.-
Even coca-cola ( adv.) ; mav brim?
troubles. Witness Mayor Candler, of
Atlanta.1 If .he nadn't amassed mill
ions from the sale of the drink oer-
haps he wouldn't have been tackled
ior a half million by Mrs. -Hirsch.
Poverty has its advantages rafter. all.
hasn't it? St. Petersburg Times, w
Wealth also has its advantages. It
enables a man to buv a legislature .a
congressman or a iurv when he needs
one in his business.
r -W. S. S.-
The American Library Association.
working with the commission on
training ( camp activities, reports the
hrst appointment of a woman librar librarian
ian librarian to a camp hospital library. Miss
Olga Wyeth, who has been librarian
of the University of Illmois, will go
to Camp .Wadsworth,' Spartanburg, S.
C, to take char ee of the library work
in the camp hospital there.
Many Japanese from all carts of
Mexico are' concentratine at' Pacific
coast ports, awaiting "steamers to
take them to San .Francisco. Alfnough
they are reticent 1 about their Teasons
for leaving Mexico it has been 'learn 'learned
ed 'learned that they arer answering a call to
tne colors irom their government.

Reservists also are being called from

other countries of North,' South and
Central America, they say.
w. 6. 6.
We always liked the ringing tune
of "Marching Thru Georgia," altho',
perhaps, owing to pur ancestral home
having been near the line of the said
march, we can't help wincing at the
words. However, the following, writ
ten, by David Decker, a 14-year-old
Chicago boy, will do for all Americans
to sing:
Bring the good old bugle boys,
Well sincr another sone:
Sing it with the spirit
That will start the world along; as we used to sing it,
Fifty million strong,
While we are marching through Flan Flanders.
ders. Flanders. Chorus
Hurrah! Hurrah!
We're over here to win;
Hurrah! Hurrah!.
Above the battle's din
May be heard the chorus
From Paris to Berlin,
While, we are marching through
How the peasants shouted
When they heard that joyful sound
Of Uncle. Sam's soldiers,
Marching all around;
How the German autocrat
Well trample, on the ground
While we are marching, in, Flanders.
Yes and there are allied men-
Who weep with joyful tears
When they see those honored flags
They know will wave for years,
Hardly can they be restrained
From breaking forth in cheers
While we are marching in: Flanders.
"Pershing's dashing Yankee boys
Will never reach our coast,"
So the saucy Germans said,
And 'twas a handsome boast;
Had they not forgot, alas,
To reckon with the host
While we are marching on Flanders. ;
So well make a thoroughfare
For old democracy,
Five hundred ,miles in latitude,
-Eight hundred from the lee;
Tyrants flee1 before us,
? For resistance cannot he,
While we are marching in Flanders.
... W. S. S. ;
'The raid, on the bank at Zephyr
Hills Tuesday morning seems to have
been, carried out by at least half ; a
dozen men. The robbers ;. failed to
break into the bank, but they killed a
citizen,- A. ; B. Storms, who bravely at attacked
tacked attacked them, wounding one. All .the
officers in the state should go to work
to run the, murderous bandits down.
w. s. s.
It would be a joke on the candidates
if after campaigning- hard for a place
on the tax commission-the next legis legislature
lature legislature .should have, a spell :of .sanity
and abolish it. Tampa Tribune.
If the l legislature doesn't, abolish
the commission, it will, be a bad joke
on the people, as can be seen, by the
list of r prospectivec candidates.
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i Germans have occupied Nikolaieff,
headquarters of the Russian s Black
Sea fleet, east of Odessa. The;Turks
have; occupied. Batum and German of officers
ficers officers have been "invited" to organize
an army in the Ukraine, while z the
Bolsheviki elsewhere have revived the
death penalty for crime, accompanied
by torture.
Site Orange
One of the most delicious
I flavors that nature's laborator laboratories,
ies, laboratories, ever, distilled is the taste of
j a ripe orange. This unsurpass-
f ed goodness is perfectly pre-
served in
- s
? The wonderful f orange drink
. which'" is flavored with the
f 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."
Bottling Molars



(Ocaleean Ensign)
Miss Mays: "Now, who will tell
me what name was applied to the fol followers
lowers followers of John Hus?"
Sam: "Hussies."
. .Miss Williams: "Yes, I want you
to read 'Prue and I' by tomorrow."
Tom: ("Thoughtfully") 'Prune
Eye?' what. a funny name?"
"I notice that a wealthy woman who
is giving all her time toward knitting
for the soldiers got hurt in-a motoi
"Was she badly injured?"
"Seemingly not. You see the cai
turned over and when it was righted
she was found under it, still knitting
away for dear life. Excited? yes, very
much so because she had dropped a
stitch." Birmingham .Herald.
"Did you know that the U. S. gov government
ernment government has contracted for the entire
water melon crop of Florida this
"No, what's the. idea?"
"Well you see our troops will have
taken half of Germany by the time
watermelons are rripe, and of course,
Uncle. Sam will feed our troops on
the 'fRhine."
"What are you conserving?"
"Why they don't get ripe until
"But you see, I'm hoping that the
war will be over by then." Ex.
Father:; "The man that., marries
my daughter get's a prize."
Baron "Bonehead": "Bah jove, it's
rahly a clevaw, idea, don't cher
know." Milestones.
Science Teacher: "Can you tell me
what the unit of -electrical resistance
is called?"
Tom: "No'm."
Science Teacher: "That's right, an
A green grocer's boy hailed a ves
sel in dock. f The surly mate asked
him what he wanted in a gruff voice.
"I've got some vegetables for the
ship," was the reply.'
"All .right, stay where you are and
toss them up to me, one at a time."
The boy started tossing up dried
peas. "Ahoy, up there," he said, "Ive
got two hundred pounds of them."
Mrs. Todd: "Which New England
state has two, capitals, Jack?"
. Jack:. "New Hampshire."
Mrs. Todd: "Indeed ? Name them."
Jack:"Capital 'N' and capital 'TIJ
If two red lips were upturned to your
With no one around to gossip about it,
Would you pray for endurance to let
them alone?
Maybe you would but I doubt it.
. Penn. State Froth.
Yes, In Wartimes
Miss -.Williams: "Louise, what is
meant by the word 'joiner?"
Louise Spencer: ;V'I don't know un
less it is a preacher."
Corporal Rastus, (ex-chicken thief)
"If all you se colored bucks don't get
on these heah logs, I'se gwine ter hand
in yo name to the lootenant."
" Private Black Jack: "Gwan, nig
ger, I'se known yo down in Georgia,
yo cayn't write a tall." Ex.
1 Try. .This On Your Piano
Your hands were made to hold, my
Your bair to. lure me on;
Your, eyes were made to sparkle clear;
J. our face to gaze upon.
Your cheeks were made to blush my
Your waxen ears petite
Were, made to catch the silver strains
Of music soft and sweet.
Your lips were made to kiss, my dear
Your, arms were made to cling;
Your voice was made to speak.
But-NOT TO SING Albany Press.
.- Moultrie was having his fortune
told,, "Look out for a dark man who
will in the near future cross your
j "Mopt" : "You better warn him,
cause when I get my fliver,. started,
"she" .takes a long time to stop."
Hinks: ; In the olden days a gentle gentleman
man gentleman used to call upon a lady with
much formality and stately ceremony.
: Blinks: r Well, what of it?
'Hinks: Now he merely drives up
in front of her home and honks for
her to come out.
H A Generous Boy: "Here is a thou thousand
sand thousand dollars that yon may have, Miss
Miss Pitchford (misunderstand (misunderstanding)
ing) (misunderstanding) "We. won't discuss that."
The .school paper, is a great invention;
The. school gets all the fame;
The printer gets the money,
And the. staff, gets all the blame.
Principal: "You are to be suspend suspended
ed suspended for two weeks."
. Freshie: IH be dead if I hang all
that time." Ex.
' Pair o' dice lost. Finder please re return
turn return to John Milton. Exchange.
w. s. s.
W. K. Lane. M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, TSar, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
s. s.
V Sea Island Cotton Seed, direct from
Edisto Island, just received at Ocala
Seed Store. 8-tf
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Our terms strictly cash, our service
the very best. Williams & Fox Auto

Service Station. 19-tf

United States Bonds
and War Savings Stamps
We have received our allotment of Four
Per cent. Bonds of the Second Liberty Loan and
are prepared to fill orders. Where bonds are to
be delivered by mail, order should include Ten
Cents for registry fees. We also have on hand
a supply of Thrift Stamps and cards; War Savings
Stamps and Certificates. We will be glad to fur furnish
nish furnish information about the Government War
Saving Plan.
The Munroe & Chambliss
National Bank.

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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.

; PHONE 34

He who wastes
a crust of bread
prolongs the war

We Have Just Taken In Exchanae
Three Maxwell Touring Cars.
Two Of These Cars Are As
Good As New.
They have Brand new, high grade fires,,
and from radiator to tall light, top to bottom,
are in good condition.
If taken immediately, these cars will go
at a bargain, either cash or a reasonable
payment down and easy terms on balance.
Two Ford touring cars, $150.00 each cash.
One Maxwell Roadster.
One Buick Touring, Heavy car.
One Buick Touring, light car.
The ; Maxwell Agency
Ocala, Florida.

Read the Star Want Ads. It pays

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.

IPsicMeg Co.



the federal land bank
is now investigating florida loan applications, the
bank furnishes special forms for record data re regarding
garding regarding your title and will not accept the usual
abstract made by any abstractor in florida.
if you have made an application for a loan, it
is of vital importance to you to show now that your
title security is as good as your value security, if
you have not made application but think of doing
so, get your title in shape now so that when your
application is made, that delay will not be caused
by the necessity of then perfecting the record title
to your lands.
without solicitation, I have been appointed a local
examiner for the federal land bank and my years
of experience both in abstract and title work war warrant
rant warrant me in saying that my services, for you, will
result in properly placing before the land bank, in
the least possible time, the title data required in
connection with your loan.
r. s. rogers,

m. & c. bank building.

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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. :s
RATES From $1.50 per day per person to $6.
Proprietor i? Manajer.

Put an Ad

telephone no. 481

The value of bak

ing powder is based on its
leavening strength. You
can't judge it by the size
of the can- or by the amount
you get for your money. You
must estimate it by the amount
of baking powder used in each
baking and the results you get


is the greatest value ever
offered in Baking Powder-nr it
has greater raising "force" it goes
further than most of the other ;
brands. You use only a rounded or
heaping teaspoonful where others
call for two teaspoonfuls or more.
But Baking Powder is not
all you'll save when using Calu Calumet,
met, Calumet, You save baking materials. :
Calumet never fails. The last- level
teaspoonful is as powerful as .the
first. Calumet is perfectly manu manufactured
factured manufactured keeps perfectly and is
moderate in price.
Yob save when 70a buy it Ton tare wnen 70a ue It
One trial will satisfy you of these
facte and demonstrate beyond doubt that
"Calumet spells economy."
Your grocer sells it on a guarantee
of money back if you are not pleased with
Calumet contains only such ingredients as
have been approved officially by the U. S.
Food Authorities.
iilVjTll-31 AWARDS

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If You Hare Any New .for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Two-One-Five
or Two-Seven
The Old Porch Swing
Swing, swing, swing to and fro
Off to the war I must go.
Wonder wholl be swinging here
'Long about this time next year?
Little girl, if you'd be true,
Just one thing IH ask of you.
Save my place in the old porch swing,
Where we've spent such happy
Save my place on the old front porch
Among the fragrant flowers.
I'd hate to think of someone else
To whom you'd fondly cling,
So dear I may come back to you
Save my place in the old porch
swing. 11
Swing, swing, swing, dear, tonight,
Good old moon shines so bright.
Often at his face youH glance
When I'm off somewhere in France,
And I will too, but don't you cry,
Send me off with a sweet good-bye.
Red Cross Party
Miss Emily Stotesbury is giving a
party at the Ocala Country Club this
afternoon for the benefit of the Red
Cross. The following ladies have
each engaged one table for auction
guests: Mrs. Christian Ax, Mrs. C. L.
Gamsby, Mrs. E. G. Peek, Mrs. H. A.
Waterman, Mrs. George Ford, Mrs.
Harvey Clerk and Mrs. C. B. Zewad Zewad-ski.
ski. Zewad-ski. Mrs. R. L. Anderson has engag engaged
ed engaged three tables and will entertain the
members of the A Club, and other
friends. Mrs. Henry Livingston and
Mrs. Walter Hood wiireach entertain
four rook players.
Notice to Woman's Club Members
Members; of the Woman's Club who
have not received' nominating blanks,
can obtain them from Mrs.-B. T. Per Perdue,
due, Perdue, corresponding secretary. Only
those who have paid their dues will be
eligible; to rvote. Members, are re requested
quested requested to send in their blanks as
soon, as made out to
18-3t Mrs. G. T. Maughs,
Chairman .Nominating Committee.
Mrs. J. B. Carlisle left today for an
expended visit to friends and rela relatives
tives relatives in. Atlanta, Ga.
,Mrst, Grace Burkhalter returned
home Tuesday from a four days' visit
to friends, in. Punnellon.
Harry.,Clark of Tampa, a member
of .the aviation corps, is now station stationed
ed stationed .at Camp Mifleola, L. I., awaiting
s Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Ditto who have
bene..atUhe Arms.House for, several
months, left this morning for their
homejm Versailles, Ky.
I Mrs. Thomas i i Reddjng, came up
from Leesburg Tuesday afternoon to
visitt Mrs.vW. AiBarretV;until ?Thurs-
Mrs J. A. Larson 1 of St. Peters-burg,.-who
has been the guest of Mrs.
George .Taylor since ; Sunday return returned
ed returned home Tuesday afternoon.
; Mri and Mrs. E. J. Rivers, who have
been in: Ocala r since Monday, returned
to their- home in Micanopy Uiis morn morn-ing.
ing. morn-ing.
f Mr; and Mrs. B. Goldman leave this
afternoon for-. Savannah, where, their
sonr' Mr. -Jake Goldman will;. be mar married
ried married -to Miss i Lillian Green Thursday
nighti I
, Mrs.- Norman Kirk and baby daugh daughter
ter daughter Betty expect to leave the first of
April for-Wilmington, N.C, to visit
Mrs.-Kirk's auntMrs.' Gregg, ; before
joining Lieut.' Gregg in the north.
: Judge J. L. Billingsley and his
mother; -'Mrs. J. H. Billingsley, return returned
ed returned Sunday : from Orlando and other
inland points, where they have : been
visiting, relatives. Miami Herald.
j m m m
The 8th regimental division motor
supply train, recently stationed at
Camp Johnston, Jacksonville,: which
left there last week, has arrived in
Friends of Mr. and Mrs Carl Aver
of Mcintosh will be interested to hear
of'the-arrival of-their little daughter
last jnight at thet Marion. County Hosr
i Mrs. W. H. Green of Lancaster, S.
C," whei- has been ; visiting her ; sons,
who -are in business in Tampa, re recently
cently recently spent several days in Ocala the
guest of Mrs.-T. E. Bridges, and has
returned to Tampa.
t Wayne TenEyck of the 1st division
motor supply train at Camp John Johnston,
ston, Johnston, arrived home this morning to
visit his parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. A.
TenEyck until tonight, Mr. TenEyck's
division expects to be transferred in
the very near, future.
' ; Mr. W. T. Gary expects to leave
Friday and will be accompanied as
far as Jacksonville by Mrs. Gary, who
will return- Saturday night. Mrs.
Gary will attend the food conserva conservation
tion conservation meeting in Jacksonville and will
be the guest of Mrs. W. S. Jennings.
; i Mrs. ; Claude Montgomery, of Com Commerce,
merce, Commerce, Ga, who has been at the Arms
House 5 for several .weeks, .with her
mother, Mrs. Harber, was joined last
Friday by her husband and her sister,

Mrs. Parks Holbrook and son, also
of Commerce. They enjoyed a delight delightful
ful delightful fishing trip at Orange Home last
Saturday, where they spent the en

tire day. Others in the party were
Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Ditto, Judge and
Mrs. W. M. Gober, Mrs. Gobers
mother, Mrs. Jackson, and Mrs. Har Harber.
ber. Harber. At the Temple
A Billv West comedy, a Hearst
News and one of the McFadden phys
ical culture reels will be the program
at the Temple today.
A bic feature is booked for 'the
Temple Thursday in "The Narrow
Iran," an Artcraft picture made b
the Paramount Co. The leading man,
William S. Hart, is one of their fore foremost
most foremost stars, and while not so well
known to Ocala patrons, is one of the
best drawing cards .in many other
Mr. and Mrs. Robin Lowden of
Fairfield, Iowa, who have been tour
ing the east and west coasts and vis visiting
iting visiting Mrs. Moyers and family in Tam Tampa,
pa, Tampa, arrived in Ocala yesterday after afternoon
noon afternoon to see their cousin, Mrs. Ed
ward Badger and daughters, Mrs.
Emily Green and Mrs. Mary Eagle-
ton. Mr. Lowden is a manufacturer of
machinery and is. in the south in the
interest of his business. This is not
only their first visit to Florida; but
their first meeting with their south southern
ern southern cousins. They were especially
charmed with the west coast and
have fully decided to come again next
winter. Mr. and Mrs. Lowden left
today for Birmingham.
Mrs. D. E. Mclver, second vice
president of the Florida Division, U.
D. C, left yesterday afternoon for
Tampa to attend the state executive
board meeting. While in Tampa Mrs.
Mclver will be the guest of Mrs. C. E.
Webb, who will also entertain the
state U. D. C. president, Mrs. H. H.
McCreary of Gainesville. l
, Mrs1. Julia Stephens, who has been
visiting her son, Rev. Bunyan Steph Stephens
ens Stephens and family for the past two
months, returned to her home in At Atlanta
lanta Atlanta Tuesday afternoon. Rev. and
Mrs. Stephens and son, McClure, ex expect
pect expect to leave Thursday afternoon.
m m
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Montgomery
motored to Sanford yesterday for a
several days visit. They will then
join their relatives at the Arms House
for another two weeks visit before re returning
turning returning to their home in Georgia.
Friends of Dr. Ben Todd, who as a
lieutenant has been taking a course
in Philadelphia, will be interested to
hear he is now at Camp Greenleaf,
Chicamauga Park, Ga., where he has
been' assigned for two months' duty.
Mr. Pope Brown, a prominent cit citizen
izen citizen of Hawkinsville, Ga., is in the
city combining business with pleas pleasure,
ure, pleasure, and is the guest of Mr. Raiford
Mr. J. .Lawrence Kelly Jr. t of
Gainesville, arrived in Ocala last
night and left this afternoon for Cry Crystal
stal Crystal River for a short visit to his sis sister.
ter. sister. Walter Moorhead, who has been
home on a fifteen days' furlough, left
at noon today for his ship duties.
(Continued on Seventh Page)
(Ocaleean Ensign)
jThe West Coast field meet was held
in Dade City Friday and Saturday,
March 1 and 2. Among the schools
represented were Ocala, Dunnellon,
Inverness, Brooksville, Webster, Lees Leesburg,
burg, Leesburg, Eustis, Tavares, Dade City,
Clearwater, Tarpon Springs and St.
Petersburg. It was the largest of the
West Coast meets, as there were over
a hundred contestants. Colors and
pennants of all kinds were seen
throughout the meet.
The cup was one given by the
Knight & Wall Company of Tampa.
It is a very handsome trophy, being
about twenty inches in height, and
made of sterling silver, and having
an ebony base.
The meet was very exciting, for
Inverness, Brooksville and St. Peters Petersburg
burg Petersburg were close rivals.:- Hicks of In Inverness,
verness, Inverness, Holpe of Brooksville, and
Miller of Eustis, were in the lime limelight.
light. limelight. Hicks of Inverness, took the first
honors for the 100-yard dash, the
broad jump, the pole vault, the shot
put and the 220-yard dash. Miller of
Eustis, took first place in the high
jump, and second place in the pole
vault. Holpe of Brooksville, won in
the hurdling, and took first honors in
the 440-yard run and the half-mile
run. So it is easily seen that Hicks
and Holpe were close rivals in the
meet, and the former had a great deal
to do with Inverness taking the cup
W. S. S.
A good assortment of Fountain
Pens to be had at Gerig's Drug
Store. 2-20
w. & s.
Florida and Spanish Peanut Seed
for spring planting. Ocala Seed
Store. 8-tf

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(Ocaleean Ensign)
The following. students have been
perfect in attendance and punctuality
during me nrst rive months of the
Fourth Grade A: Pinckney Clem Clement
ent Clement and Louise Clement.
Fourths Grade B: Sammy Savage
and Natalie MinshalL
Fifth Grade A: Alice Cullen, Fran Francis
cis Francis Mclver and Chivalette Smith.
Fifth Grade B: Annie Laurie Boyd
and Nettie Matthews.
Sixth Grade A:. J. H. Davis, Elton
Henderley, Karl Henderley and John
Sixth Grade B: Fred Boyd, Char Charlie
lie Charlie Brown, Marie Jones, Louie Smoak,
Rae Barchan, Juanita Jones, Grace
Fausett, Chester Robertson, Mabel
Priest, Albert Frampton, Herschel
Seventh Grade A: Lynn Hollin-
rake, Francis Pasteur Lindsay Trox Troxler,
ler, Troxler, Susie, Mae Counts, Mildred Cros-
by, Whildon Gilmore, Clifton Sexton)
and Earnest Beaton.
Seventh Grade oB: Robert Igou,
James Knight, .Marion Lummus, Sid Sidney
ney Sidney Cullen, Minnie Slott, Sophie
Turch, Mary Woods and Bent Woods.
Eighth GradefA:' Alma Priest, Ir
ene Carn, Walter Troxler, Junie
Counts, John Cook, Lawson Cassels,
George Aikin.r
.Eighth Grade B: Lyndall Mat Matthews,,
thews,, Matthews,, Marie, Robertson, John Bou Bou-vier,
vier, Bou-vier, Ralph Lopez, Harold Smith.
. Ninth Grade : Ralph Cleveland,
Duncan Elliott, Robert Hall, Reginald
MacKay, Ray Priest, Francis Talbott,
Elizabeth Hocker, Mar jorie Miller,
Hazel jMcAteer, Marjorie Rogers, An
nie Rooney, and. Rose Wolf.
Tenth Grade: Homer Agnew, Mar Marshall,
shall, Marshall, Carn, Mary Brice, Lenore Colby,
Miriam Connor, Winnie Gordon, Irene
Henderley, Estelle iMcAteer and Hel Helen
en Helen Veal.,
Eleventh Grade: Allen Hollinrake.
Leonard Wesson..
Twelfth G rade : t Reuben Blalock,
Harold Talbott, Leonard Todd, Be Beatrice
atrice Beatrice Boney, Myrtle Brinson, Ann
Benton Fuller, Rozelle Watson.
, The following, pupils made 90 or
above in each subject during the fifth
Fourth Grade A: Pinckney Clem Clement,
ent, Clement, Louise Clement, Charlie Rogers
95.80; Jean Bitting, Maude Gary,
Frances Greene.
Fourth Grade B: Earl Caldwell,
Edward Dorsey 95. J. M. Meffert,
Natalie Minshall,.r- Martha Rivers,
Margaret Chace.
Fifth .Grade A: Louis Knight, Fred
LeSueur, Lola Louise Adams, Mary
Louise, Atkinson, Charlotte Chazal,
Alice: Cullen, Violet Jones,. Frances
Mclver,. Pauline Shafer, 9720. Ma Mary
ry Mary Fleming.. Rawle Irene McGahagin,
Fifth Grade, B : Tome Whiteman,
George Blowers, .William; Gober, Al Albert
bert Albert Bullock, Nettie Matthews, Eliz Elizabeth,
abeth, Elizabeth, Murray, ? Annie Laurie Boyd
Louise Adams, Leonora Toff ale tti and
Theressa Condry.
Sixth Grade, A: Marjorie Burnett,
Mary Carolyn Logan, Margaret Ger Ger-ig
ig Ger-ig 96 16.
Sixth Grade B: Fred Boyd, Grace
Fausett 95.40. CoTolyn Peyser.
Seventh Grade A:. Francis Pasteur
Lindsay Troxler, Mildred Crosby,
Cornelia JDozier 97.40. Clifton Sex Sex-tonr
tonr Sex-tonr Genevive Haile, rj Emmie Miller
Haile, and Mea Dozier Haile.
Seventh Grade. B: Hugh Chace,
Robert Igou, James Knight, Mildred
Bullock, Margaret Hocker, Annie
MacKay, Marion Meffert and Minnie
Eighth ,Grade A: Edith Edwards,
Alma, Priest,. Olive Whaley 98.
Irene Cam, William Ruff, Lawson
Cassels, Walter Troxler, Junie Counts
Eighth Grade B: John Bouvier.
iThe following .high school pupils
made an average of 90 or above dur during
ing during the fifth month:
Ninth Grade: Reginald MacKay,
Francis Talbott, Elizabeth Hocker,
Elizabeth Bennett, Annie Rooney 97.
Tenth Grade: Virginia Beckham,
Miriam Connor 96. Sara Dehon,
Dovie Gates, Lucile Gissendaner, Win Winnie
nie Winnie Gordon, Lucile Holleman, Kather Kather-ine
ine Kather-ine Leitner, Helen Veal.
Eleventh Grade: Leonard Wesson,
Marguerite Edwards, Sara Hemdon,
Twelfth Grade: Agnes Burford
93.20. Pearl Fausett, Sidney Perry,
Dixonia Roberts, Rozelle Watson 93-
.20. Anna Belle Wesson, Harold Tal Talbott,
bott, Talbott, 95.
w. a s.
To, Work for the Tfiird Liberty Loan,
Beginning April 6th, 1918
Fairfield: M. L. Payne, chairman,
J. L. Davis, M. D., and L. K. Edwards.
" Ocala and Marion County at Large:
T.; T. Munroe, chairman, D. E. Mcl Mclver
ver Mclver and John L. Edwards.
Mcintosh: E. L. Price, chairman,
S. H. Gaitskill and J. K. Christian.
Reddick: S. L. Fridy, chairman, E.
D. Ron and O. H. Billings.
Citra: J. C DuPree, chairman, W.
J. Crosby and J. R. Williams.
Anthony: A. R. Griffin, chairman,
Geo. D. Pasteur and Harry Meadows.
Summerfield: Nathan Mayo, chair chairman,
man, chairman, H. J. Wall and J. W. Davis.
Belle view: C. A. Tremere, chair chairman,
man, chairman, H. L. Hopkins and A. E. Ash-worth.-
Dunnellon: G. W. Neville, chairman,
J. T. Rawls and J. G. Baskln.
w. a a
Buy war -savings stamps to help
win the war. and have us fill your
prescriptions, for .accurate service
t The -.Court Pharmacy y tf


Pack away your
BLANKETS with without
out without having them
cleaned. We are
especially prepar prepared
ed prepared to handle them
Ocala Stean
Ocaia, Florida
1 fk
VYc Annonnce
" The Best Eqnippcd
In Central Florida
Our Equipment is at Your Service
and for Your Convenience. If yoa will
Help Us We will Make it the Best in
the State. We Expect to Make the
Service Prompt, the Price Reasonable,
and "Everybody nappy.' If We Don't,
Tell Us and We'll "Come Across."
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 is
not covered by
We represent a number of
the most reliable companies
in existence, and our facil facilities
ities facilities are not surpassed in
D.W DAVIS, Agency ;
Own Your Own Home
A House and Two Lota
A House and 3 Acres
A House and 2 Lots
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay Payments
ments Payments of
Room 5, Holder Block,
Ocala, Florida
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. 16-12t

P V V -A M



Mr. R. W. Blacklock, county dem demonstration
onstration demonstration agent, has returned from
his trip to West Florida.
- w. 6. t-
Bring your car to Williams & Fox,
a reliable repair shop. 19-tf
W. s. s.
Mr. D. W. Hall has purchased the
grocery store of A. Arabian on North
Magnolia street. Mr. Arabian expects
to go to Orlando shortly.
w. s.
The Clarkson Hardware Company
13 kept busy at present erecting and
delivering Buckeye disc plows. A
carload arrived a few days ago and
they're selling like "hot cakes."
W. s. &
"Thais," at the Temple last night,
was certainly a magnificent picture.
It drew large crowds, which were well
pleased with it.
w. 8. s.
Buy war savings stamps to nelp
win the war, and have us fill your
prescriptions for accurate service.
The Court Pharmacy. tf
w. s. a.
Mr. Fred J. Burden leaves today
for Jacksonville, where he has been
ordered to report for duty as a catn
inet maker in some department of
Uncle Sam's war work. '.
w. s. s.-
Altho he has to keep his eyes wide
open for evil doers all night, Police Policeman
man Policeman Smith makes enough daylight
saving to cultivate one of the finest
gardens in town.
w. S. S.
Those Hair and Clothes 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. a.
Mr. G. G. Maynard, who has been
ill and cemfined to his room for many
weeks, is so much improved as to be
able to get out and take a ride. His
many friends hope Mr. Maynard will
soon be enjoying hi sold time good
, W. S. 'S. : v
Mr. Harry Borland has returned
from a trip to the west coast of Flor Florida,
ida, Florida, in the Clearwater and St. Peters Petersburg
burg Petersburg sections. He reports the orange
bloom setting fine and prospects of a
good crop of citrus fruit are fine.
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
w. e. s.
An English Tommy remarked to
me quite casually, one evening in
Paris, where he was on a leave of ab absence
sence absence after months in the trenches
and behind the lines: "If the damned
shell or bullet or bit of shrapnel
comes across from those hounds of
hell that has my name and address
on it, I shall go out white, for the
Captain up there understands." What
is fchp nu nf tTlcinr church or creed
to a man like that? and every man
I talked to was like that. He must
believe, as he faces the top, which
sooner or later he must go over, that
God is as sure as the hell in which he
is living. Only this gives him the
great courage to fightand die un un-whimpering.
whimpering. un-whimpering. As for me, I have come
back believing in hell, as sure as God.
Extract from item in the Tampa
Times by Mrs. Idah McGlone Gibson,
who has just returned from Europe.
W. S. a.
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's
Drugstores. 2-20
mr fdotl rat hohi use

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

a Full Line of Fresh Goods,
present day conditions will
Prompt Delivery Made to any

tary Conditions are Unsurpassed, bman uraers Receive

the same Attention as T n
large ones. Phone 222

To.Taletti Building Opposite Linwood House


Mr. J. H. Roller, one of Marion's
oldest citizens, passed away at his
home near Ocala last night. He was
83 years old.
Mr. Roller had been very feeble for
a long time preceding his death. He
lived on his little farm, which with
their dairy has been ably managed by
Mrs. Roller. He leaves beside his
wife several children.
The funeral services will take place
at 10 o'clock Friday morning, at
Mclver & MacKay's chapel, and the
remains will be laid to their final rest
in the family lot in Greenwood.
W. s. s.
Editor Star: Please allow us space
to thank our many friends for their
kind presence and help during the ill illness
ness illness and death of our dear companion
and mother and for the many beauti beautiful
ful beautiful flowers brought during her ill illness,
ness, illness, and the great profusion at her
funeral. We shall ever hold you in
grateful memory.
N. A. Fort.
Mrs. D. C. Clifton.
R. E. Fort.
C. A. Fort.
; Mrs. C. H. Rogers.
, V W. & 8.
Illustrated lectures will be given in
this county the week of March 25th
on "Hog Production," with special
reference to hog cholera and its con control.
trol. control. 5 ; v
Dr. A. H. Logan, of the bureau of
animal industry, United States de department
partment department of agriculture, will give the
lectures, assisted by R. W. Black Black-lock,
lock, Black-lock, county agent for Marion county.
These lectures are to be given at
night and will be illustrated with
stereopticon slides. The illustrations
will be mainly on hog cholera and are
such that the farmer can secure a
better knowledge of the disease and
its control.
The first lecture will be at Sum Sum-merfield,
merfield, Sum-merfield, Tuesday, March 26th, to be
followed by one at Anthony, Wednes Wednesday,
day, Wednesday, March 27 Lowell, Thursday,
March 28th, and Dunnellon, Friday,
March 29th.
There no charge connected
with these lectures and every person
interested in hog production will be
welcomed. :
. w. S. JS.-
I have sold my grocery business on
North Magnolia street to D. W. Hall,
and solicit for him a continuance of
the trade of my friends. If I am in indebted
debted indebted to anyone I ask them to call
at my old place of business, where
same will be settled. Also those in indebted
debted indebted to me will please call at once
and settle their accounts.
6t A. Arabian.
Ocala, Fla., March 19 ,1.918.
. w. e. s.
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
- "W. s. s.
Ask anybody about our repair
work. William & Fox Auto Service
Station. 18-tf
. w. s. 6. ;
Origin of a Postal Custom.
The steamship Oregon was lost off
Fire Island on March 14, 1886, states
the New York Sun. She was rammed
by a coastwise schooner, remaining
afloat for half an hour, a time which
made It possible to save every person
aboard. When her mall was fished up
and delivered the pieces were stamp stamped
ed stamped with a statement that they had
been In the wreck, the first Instance of
a practice which is now employed by
direction vof the International Postal
union. The credit for this simple de
vice Is believed to be due to Edwara
M. Morgan, at that time in a subordi subordinate
nate subordinate Dosition in the New York post
office, who foresaw that a few mi-
utes' work with a. rubber stamp
would forestall an Infinitude of com
With Your Fresh Meat and
Groceries T always carry
and the Prices are as low as
part of the city. The Sani

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RATES: Six line maximum, one
time 25c; three times 50c; six times
75c; one month $3. Payable in advance.
LOST One large jack screw on the
Anthony hard road about one mile
north of Ocala. Return and receive re reward
ward reward to Ocala Wagon Works or
Nathan Mayo, Summerfield, Fla. 26 6t
FOR SALE Tomato plants, 25 cents
per 100, $1.50 per thousand. Bitting
& Co., Ocala, Fla. 19-6t
FOR SALE 1918 Ford touring car;
run less than 1000 miles. A. C. Dean,
Oxford, Fla. 18 6t.
WANTED Cypress logs. Address
Landeck Lumber Company, Tampa,
Fla., stating what you can furnish
or continuous shipment. 3-16-lm
FOR SALE 1917 Buick Six; in per-
fectfect condition. Apply to Auto
Sales Company, Fort King and Mag Magnolia,
nolia, Magnolia, Ocala, Fla. 16-31.
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
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
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 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 office. 15-2t
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 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. S-2-2-2m
FOR SALE Florida Runner Peanuts
at $1.75 f. o. b. Martin, Florida. Guar
anteed first class. Address Box No.
37, Martin, Florida. 3-13-18t
"My Optician"
f ssrkM!il1ir nffor mv services to tliC
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan St., Park Hotel Bldg
If you can't spare your car in the
day, bring it to us at night. Williams
& Fox Auto Service Station. 18-tf
Eddie Ross and His African Harp,
with the Neil O'Brien Minstrels, at
the Temple Theater, Monday, March

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Conservation Kitchen
The conservation kitchen will be!
open this week on the usual dates.
Thursday afternoon Mrs. Kate B. j
Weaver will give a demonstration on
meat substitutes. This will be at 2:30.
Then on Friday morning Mrs. Weaver
will give another demonstration at
ten o'clock. These are open to every
woman of Ocala and there are no
charges. Our government is making
is possible for every woman to learn
to use the substittue foods and she
can show her patriotism by co-operatv
ing with the teacher in charge and
learning to feed her family wisely and
well, for there is nothing more im important
portant important than the conservation of
health and the lives of the children.
So please feel welcome to come to
these meetings.
w. s. s.
Yukon River and the Lakes of That
Hyperborean Region Favored
Spot of Many Birds.
Until the acquisition of Alaska by
the United States It was a wonder
where certain wild fowl went when
they migrated from temperate climes
on the approach of summer as well as
snowbirds and other small species of
the feathered tribe. It was after afterward
ward afterward found, observes a writer In the
Kansas City Journal, that their hab habitat
itat habitat in summer was the waters of
Alaska the Yukon river and the lakes
of that hyperborean region.
People wonder where the wild fowl
come from. They see the sandhill
crane, the wild goose heron and other
fowl every spring and fall pursue
their unwearied way, but like the wind,
they do not know whence they come
or whither they go.
Up on Golovine bay, on the north
side of Norton sound, Is the breeding
place of these fowls. All the birds
in creation, seemingly, go to that coun country
try country to breed. Geese, ducks, swans
and thousands upon thousands of sand sandhill
hill sandhill cranes are swarming there all the
time. They lay their eggs in the blue blue-stem
stem blue-stem grass In the lowlands.
Myriads of robins and swallows are
there, as well as millions of magnifi magnificent
cent magnificent grouse, wearing red combs and
feather moccasins. This grouse turns
as white as snow In winter.
You can kill dozens of teal ducks
or grouse as fat as butter balls in a
few moments. The wild fowl and
bears live on salmon berries and
huckleberries, with which the hills are
literally covered.
Penetrating Light Makes Sleep Impos
sible Unless the Traveler Carries
a Blue Curtain.
The particular Journey herein re
corded fell on a white night in June
one of those eerie white nights against
which the Russian or Siberian trav
eler carries a canny blue curtain.
Olive Gilbreath writes in the Tale Re
Without these blue guards sleep Is
out of the question and the senses, pur pursued
sued pursued by the penetrating light, are
as ragged as the beggars staring
out of the stations, verst after verst,
hour after hour, theinlaln unwinds end
lesslv. monotonously, like wool from
a skein. A pale incandescence hangs
over the earth, fringiug objects ghost ghost-tly.
tly. ghost-tly. Trees blur In the half-light and
crow phenomenally large; Izbas and
windmills scrape the sky. A tremor
of primitive terror runs through one's
-limbs. One calls to the hills for de
liverance but there Is not even a rise
In the ground With midnight springs
up a delusive promise of respite from
the lleht: a shadow creeps reassur
ingly over the earth, but it is dusk
and not darkness. There Is no re re-Drieve.
Drieve. re-Drieve. At 11 the sun dips below the
horizon; at 2:30 it. balances again like
a renlenlshed bag. spilling Its orange
and amethyst flood I over the earth. The
restless cycle has begun again, ana
still the plain unwinds endlessly, mo
notonously brightly now. At seven
one reaches Nlznlnovgorod. If it la
June, the sun has been up five hours.
Fat Beauties.
Throuehout the empire of Morocco
and In Tunis there are villages whera
the elder members of the adult popu
lation follow professionally the pursuit
of fattening young ladies for the mat
rlmonlal market of Barbary.
The Moors, like the Turks and most
other Orientals, give a decided prefer
ence to "moon-faced" wives over lean
ones, and are more solicitous as to the
number of pounds which their brides
weigh than about the stock of accom
plishments they possess.
A girl is put under the process of
fattening when she is about twelve
years of age. Her hands are tied be behind
hind behind her and she Is seated on a carpet
during so many hours every day, while
her "papa" stands over her with a
stick, and her mother, at times, pops
into her mouth a ball of stiff maize
TVkfrfrtca kneaded ud with, grease and
Just large enough to be swallowed
without the patient choking.
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and gulps down the boluses, lest she
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had at any price. Try them and "buy
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I Star ads. are business accelerators.



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.
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-
y 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
ties, working for their best interests,
as well as for the whole state.
Respectfully yours, W. J. Crosby.
Citra. Fla., Feb. 6, 1918.
I desire to announce my candidacy
for the position of county commis
sioner 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
by announce myself a candidate for
county commissioner for the fourth
commissioner's district of Majion
county, subject to the action of the
democratic primary of 1918. If elect
ed, I promise a faithful discharge of
the duties of the office and I shall
strive to give satisfaction to all con
cerned by giving the duties of the of office
fice office my personal attention. I shall be
thankful for the support of all inter
ested. 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 the Democratic Voters, Fifth
Judicial Circuit:
I herebv announce myself a candi
date 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.
Tl,,1o teto Nn 22. T. O. O. F..
mAPtc werv Tnesdav evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 7:30 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
H. D. Stokes, JN. U.
M. M. Little, Secretary.
Marion-Dunn Lodere No. 19. F. &
A. M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
8 o'clock, until further notice.
Stephen Jewett, vv. ia.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets at
the K. of P. hall at 7:30 p. m. every
sprrmi and fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
Jr. vv. wmte sides, j. v.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk
OCALA LODGE NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting hreth
ren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
. C. W. Hunter E. R-
E. J. Crook. Secretary.
Ocala Lode-e No. IS. Conventions
held every Monday night at 7:30
at the Castle Hall, over tne James
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
to visiting brotners.
H. B. Baxter, C. C.
CLas. K. Sage. K. of R. S.
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M-, on the
first Friday in every month at 8 p. m.
J. A. Bouvier, H. P.
Jake Brown. Secretary.
Miriam Rebekah" Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows
lows Fellows hall at 7:30 o'clock.
Clara Moremen, N. G.
Georgia Ten Eyck, Secretary.


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Strengthened by Ocala Experience
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headache, dizziness or urinary disor disorders,
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