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The Ocala evening star
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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).
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Weather Forecast: Fair tonight and
Wednesday, cooler Wednesday in th
northwest portion.

Great Drive in Northern France Has Gained
Them Little But Countless Graves


London, April 2. In the sector be between
tween between the Avre and Luce rivers, yes yesterday
terday yesterday the British took fifty prison prisoners
ers prisoners and thirteen machine guns, the
war office announces. Near Hebutern
the British made a successful attack,
capturing prisoners and machine
guns. A German counter attack was
Paris, April 2. The eighth long long-range
range long-range bombardment of Paris began at
10 o'clock this morning when a pro projectile
jectile projectile exploded in the region of the
Paris, April 2. French and British
troops advanced last night between
the Somme and Demuin, it -was an announced
nounced announced officially this morning. Over
most, of the front between the Somme
and Oise rivers, the night was rela relatively
tively relatively calm. Heavy artillery fighting
occurred at some points.
Paris, April 2. An air raid warn warning
ing warning was sounded at 3:15 this morning,
but at 4:25 it was announced that all
danger was over.
Paris, April 2. Premier Clemen Clemen-ceau,
ceau, Clemen-ceau, while making his daily visit to
the front yesterday, ventured so near
the first line that his automobile was
shelled vigorously by German artil artillery.
lery. artillery. All the windows in the car were
broken out but Clemenceau returned
British Army Headquarters in
France, April 2. The British storm stormed
ed stormed strongly and held German posi
tions in the wood along the Luce river
yesterday. When the enemy withdrew
after sharp fighting, the ground was
strewn with German dead.
Washington, April 2. Imminent
danger of an attack by the Austrians
in great force upon the Italian lines
is emphasized at the Italian embassy.
Recently the embassy, published a
statement that no less than forty di divisions
visions divisions had been gathered by the en enemy
emy enemy along the battle lineand now in information
formation information comes that these troops
have received the essentials of food,
artillery and munitions for which
they, have been waiting. t
The immediate objective of the
Austrians is expected to be the citj
of Brescia on the east of Lake Garda,
and another attack may be directed
on the west with the purpose of
breaking into Lombardy. The prin principal
cipal principal Italian munitions and army sup supply
ply supply factories are located in Lombardy
and Piedmont.
Great quantities of supplies have
come to the Austrian army from Rus Russia,
sia, Russia, according to dispatches to the
On the other hand, the Italians are
said to be in desperate need of food.
It is known that only about, one-third
of th6 Italian army of 3,000,000 men
is being maintained on the battle line
and the official explanation is that
there is no food and not even enough
guns and ammunition for the remain remainder.
der. remainder. NOTICE TO CANNING
All canning club members of Mar.
ion county are requested to meet at
my office at 5 p. m. on the 6th of
April to take part in Marion county's
rlbig Liberty Loan rally.
Caroline Moorhead,
Home. Demonstration Agent.
Ask anybody about our repair
work. William & Fox Auto Service
Station. 18-tf

11 J

(Associated Press)
sues ARE
Giant Liner Celtic Torpedoed but
May be Brought Safe
to Port
(Associated Press)
New York, April 1, 4:28 p. m.
The steamship Celtic, twenty thou thousand
sand thousand tons, was attacked and torpedoed
by a German submarine while the
vessel was on. her way to an Ameri Ameri-can,port
can,port Ameri-can,port It is reliably reported that
efforts are being made to save "the
vessel which, it is believed, carried no
London, April 2. The British arm armed
ed armed boarding steamer Tithonus was
torpedoed and sunk by a German sub submarine
marine submarine March 28, according to an offi official
cial official statement issued by the admiral admiralty.
ty. admiralty. One mercantile officer and three
naval ratings were lost.
Boston, April 2. The sinking of
the British steamer Carlisle Castle,
presumably by a German submarine,
is reported in shipping circles today.
The homemade play at the Temple
last night was a mighty good one, and
furnished two hours' unmitigated fun
for a large number of people. Little
Frances Gary made an ideal queen,
and her right and left supporters (as
a lodge man would say), Frances
Lummus and Caroline Peyser, were
two Easter lily-girls. Elizabeth
Wetherbee, the herald, surely was a
handsome boy, and, Edith Edwards
was one of the prettiest Miss Columi
bias that ever inspired patriotism.
We tried to obtain the names of the
little Yankee Doodles, Fan Fairies and
Rose Maidens, but nobody had thought
to make a list of them. So here's to
let their poppers and mommeife know
that in the opinion of this scribe the
kiddoes had Neil O'Brien's minstrels
and "My Soldier Girls" tied to a post;
even their mistakes and the cute way
they corrected them were the best
of fun to see.
There was some fine music during
the intermission, Mrs. L. G. Ketch Ketch-um
um Ketch-um accompanied by Miss Irma Blake,
and Mr. Lester Lucas accompanied by
Mr. George Martin, treated the au audience
dience audience to superb songs.
The "Piper's Pay," was a most en entertaining
tertaining entertaining little act. Miss Conibear
in the interests of justice looked like
a reincarnation of Minerva, while
Misses Adela Ax, Doris Murray and
Dorothy Hickman were so prettily
distressed that any man would have
told them that since they were bound
to steal hearts it was no use to prose prosecute
cute prosecute them for stealing spoons. Miss
Caroline Harriss certainly made one
grand society dame, and Miss Adele
Bittinger was an up-to-date newspa newspaper
per newspaper sleuth at ?2 per column. Miss
Marguerite Edwards was the daintiest
maid ever seen. All the young ladies
carried off their parts well.
It was a firfe little show given in a
good cause,-and we are glad to note
that it brought in a good sum for its
worthy purpose.
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 TCourt Pharmacy. tf
A good assortment of Fountain
Pens to be had at Gerig's Drug
Store. 2-20




Armenians and Georgians Have
Formed an Alliance Against
the Ottomans
(Associated Press)
Petrograd, Monday, April 1 Fierce
fighting has broken out in the dis districts
tricts districts of Batoum, Kars and Ardahan
in the. Caucasus. The Armenians and
Georgians have formed a large army
for the defense of this territory
against the Turks, who have begun
military occupation of three districts
by virtue of the Brest-Litovsk peace
treaty. The Georgians have seized
most of the Russian warships in the
harbor at Batoum and taken them to
the Black Sea.
A service of unusual interest was
held in the First Baptist church Sun Sunday
day Sunday night, when Rev. Wm. H. Wrigh Wrigh-ton,
ton, Wrigh-ton, who recently came from-Canada,
preached on "Canada and the War."
A large congregation was present
and joined very heartily in the sing singing,
ing, singing, which was led by a fine choir and
orchestra. A male quartet sang a
selection with much taste. Pastor
Wrighton spoke of the splendid re response
sponse response that Canada had made during
the three years and eight months
that she has been engaged in the war.
Canada has sent one-tenth of her
English speaking population to the
war, equal to what the United States
will have done when she has sent ten
million tp the front. One regiment
that was' called the Mad Fourth be because
cause because of its remarkable daring has
been commanded since 1914 by men
fro mthe church of which Rev. Mr.
Whighton was pastor before coming
South. When the war broke out,
Canada sent wor dto Britain that she
was ready to stand with her in the
fight to the last man a.nd the last dol dollar
lar dollar and from Nova Scotia to British
Columbia, men responded and hun hundreds
dreds hundreds of thousands volunteered. These
men have wongreat victories at St.
Julien, Ypres and Vimy ridge and ev every
ery every victory has brought its long cas casualty
ualty casualty list. Though Canada has lost
so many, yet Great Britain's percent percentage
age percentage of losses has been larger in pro proportion
portion proportion to the troops engaged and in
one battle only three hundred an answered
swered answered the roll call out of a division
of twenty thousand. The preacher
touched on the commercial and indus industrial
trial industrial aspect of Canada and the war
and told of the political aspect and
the change from party government to
coalition. Speaking of the moral and
religious side, Pastor Wrighton em emphasized
phasized emphasized the myriad temptations that
had surrounded the boys in Europe.
Again and again they write home
asking the churches to pray for them.
Men at the front have been made to
feel their need of God and well will
it be for our success in this war is we
are led to realize that "victory is of
the Lord." This is what God's word
tells us in Proverbs, and prayer,
which is the greatest factor for suc success,
cess, success, will have to ascend in far great greater
er greater volume and intensity before the
great German bully is beaten. Dur During
ing During the sermon the preacher referred
to the great victory for prohibition,
which has been won in Canada during
the war, and on April 1st, 1918, the
manufacture, importation and sale of
liquor ceases throughout the Domin Dominion.
ion. Dominion. Dr. IL W. Henry's office telephone
is number 456; residence telephone is
number 32M, Harrington Hall hoteL


Imperatively Needed at Gnce in Europe to
Strengthen Line of Allies

Washington, April 2. The an announcement
nouncement announcement from London that Ameri American
can American army units will be brigaded with
British and French organizations is
interpreted by armyofficers here as
indicating that the United States
government is ready to thrust aside
all questions of national pride in
placing American man power at the
immediate disposal of the Allies. The
details of the methods are not avail available,
able, available, but presumably will be worked
out by General Pershing. There is
every indication, however, that troops
in training here will be rushed across
regardless of .their proficiency.
Will be Made by the American Sec Secretary
retary Secretary of War
1 r J o r Associated 'rrfess)"-' v
' -t
Rome, Monday, April 1. Secretary
of War Baker is expected here tomor tomorrow
row tomorrow from the Italian front. He will
be accompanied by Ambassador Page,
and expects to leave Tuesday night
for Paris
The Boy Scouts have been doing
many things lately, and have many
more, more important, in the near fu future
ture future to do.
They have been of valuable assist assistance
ance assistance to the Red Cross, by gathering
up the donations of clothes for the
destitute Belgians, and have kindly
lent the ladies their portion of the
armory in which to pack them.
Under the able direction of Assist Assistant
ant Assistant Scoutmaster Hansel Leavengood,
the boys have taken up military drill
and are very enthusiastic over( it.
The drill master feels very much
elated with the success with which he
has met so far. To see these manly
khaki-clad fellows drilling "keeps
the homes fires burning" in the yearn yearning
ing yearning hearts of those left behind, and
brings back fond recollections of the
times when our dear Co. A used to
drill around the public square.
Another thing that the boys have
taken upon themselves lately is the
scout garden. The Taylor brothers
have kindly loaned them the use of a
piece of ground near theold Seaboard
depot. Thither Saturday morning,
went Assistant Scoutmaster Patsey
Gillen and about a dozen of the
scouts, each shouldering a hoe, rake
or pitchfork. They cleaned out most
of the weeds and rocks in a few
hours. This piece of ground they will
have 'plowed the first possible chance
this week and they hope to have it
planted by the end of the week. This
piece of ground will be divided into
six equal parts, one for each patrol,
and some suitable prize will be given
the patrol that makes and turns in
the most to the treasury in a stipu
lated length of time.
This i organization is continually
growing in numbers and in favor in
and around Ocala. Among the en en-rollmen
rollmen en-rollmen of troop 1 are four boys from
Anthony, who attend most of the
meetings. Mr. H. A. Davies has been
interested in the movement and will
probably fill Mr. J. D. MacDonald's
place when he leaves for Ohio the lat latter
ter latter part of the month. It will be a
great loss to Troop 1 to be deprived
of Mr. MacDonald's leadership, but
they are also very fortunate in get getting
ting getting such a man as Mr. Davies to fill
his place.
The scouts hold their meetings
every Friday night at the armory and
at nearly every meeting there are
several applications received. At the
last meeting there were about half a
dozen new boys to apply for mem membership.
bership. membership. Their applications were ac accepted,
cepted, accepted, but before they can call them themselves
selves themselves scouts they have to pass a
short examination: Know the scout
law, sign, salute, motto and signifi significance
cance significance of the badge; know the compo-
I sition and history of the national flag

(Associated Press)
Their. Presence on the Western Front
Officially Denied by Our
Consul at Sofia
(Associated Press)
Washington, April 2. A report t
the state department from American
Consul General Murphy at Sofia to today,
day, today, declared that no Bulgarian
troops were moved to the western
front for the big offensive. It had
been stated' thatthe" Bulgarians were
fighting in the west alongside the
Germans and Austrians.
(Associated Press)
Pittsburg, April 2. Five persons
were killed and fourteen seriously in injured
jured injured by an explosion in the plant of
thethe Flannery Bolt company, at
Bridgeville, today. The cause of the
explosion is undetermined.
Marion Camp No. 56 U. C. V., met
April 2nd, 1918 with Commodore Mc Mc-Gahagin
Gahagin Mc-Gahagin in the chair.
Prayer by Chaplain Folk.
The following comrades answered
to roll call: H. W. Douglas, Alfred
Ayer, M. T. W. Christian, R. J. Evans,
M. P. Frink, B. I. Freyermuth, W. J.
Folk, L. M. Graham, W. E. McGhagan,
A. Mcintosh, J. C. Mathews, B. H.
Norris, C. C. Priest, J. P. Stephens, J.
D. Small, J. C. Trantham, A. C. White,
Col. B. L. Hickman, Geo. R. Smith.
Minutes of last meeting read and
adopted. Comrade Geo. ,'R. Smith
proved that he was in the Fla. Home
Guard and was admitted to member membership.
ship. membership. After a pleasant social talk the
camp adjourned. Alfred Ayer,
and the customary forms of respect
due it; tie four out of about ten
named knots. He then takes the oath,
is enrolled as a tenderfoot, and is en entitled
titled entitled to wear the tenderfoot badge.
There are other degrees, that may be
attained by similar examinations;
second class and first class, respec respectively.
tively. respectively. After a scout becomes first
class, he may work for merit badges,
which may be obtained by passing
examinations in forty or more lines
of work. There are several second
class scouts in Ocala but no first
class yet. Edgar Webber passed the
requirements for a tenderfoot and
was duly sworn in at tfie last meet meeting.
ing. meeting. The scouts all over the United
States will play an important part in
the third Liberty Loan. They cer certainly
tainly certainly have their hands full for next
week and a few weeks following.
They have the publicity end of the
drive to handle, they will take part in
the big parade and celebration Satur
day, April 6, the opening day of the
drive, in a body, they will attend the
patriotic meeting the following day
at the Temple and from April 20 to
30 inclusive, the scouts will carry on
the intensive campaign of this drive.
During this time, if a boy scout sells
ten bonds, no matter what denomina denomination,
tion, denomination, he will receive a war service em emblem.
blem. emblem. During the second Liberty
Loan, 26,000 scouts earned emblems,
under the same conditions as this in intensive
tensive intensive campaign.
Some people think the contest
should begin at the beginning of the
drive, but the idea of the scout ex-


VOL. 25, NO. SO

Bill Before Congress is Too Tender
With the Friends of
the Boches
(Associated Press)
Washington, April 2. In favorably
reporting the bill to impose drastic
penalties on disloyalty acts, the Sen Senate
ate Senate judiciary committee today adopt adopted
ed adopted an amendment prescribing twenty
years imprisonment and $10,000 fine
for "whoever "shall by word Tor act
support or favor the cause of the Ger German
man German empire and its allies in the pres present
ent present war, or oppose the cause of the
United States therein."
Washington, April 2. The creation
of a requirements division which will
establish priority of delivery in raw
and manufactured war materials, was
announced today by the war indus industries
tries industries board. The division will elimi eliminate
nate eliminate competition among government
departments in obtaining supplies.
Washington, April 2 The merging
of the different express companies
under one corporation to operate
them as a unit and wor kout a basis
for the distribution of profits is undei
consideration between the railroad
administration and representatives ci
the companies.
Washington, April 2. The ship shipbuilding
building shipbuilding labor adjustment board is
considering today recommendations to
a joint committee of shipyard em employees
ployees employees and employers in the south southern
ern southern district for a re-classification of
the employees and a re-adjustment of
certain differentials in the wage
scales. The chief recommendations
are that all male adult employees
shall receive not less than a laborer's
pay and wages of any mechanic be
not less than the minimum for ship
ecutive and the president of the Unit United
ed United States, is to use the scouts as
"gleaners after the reapers," making
a house to house canvass.
The scouts have already done well,
selling, or rather taking subscrip subscriptions
tions subscriptions for W. S. S. They gathered up
over fifty books for the soldiers and
sailors, and are continuously doin&
things to further the welfare of the
nation and of the world.
Some people get a wrong idea of
the scout movement. They think it
is a military organization, just be because
cause because they drill and have discipline,
and are continually doing things to
aid the government, but it is not that.
The organization would be termed
"slackers" if it did not do thes
things in time of war, or in time of
peace, for a person ought to be as
patriotic during peace as in war, and
as far as the drilling is concerned, it
helps a boy to develop a good car carriage.
riage. carriage. So long for this time. Hoping to
tell you more about our activities next
time, I remain, Loyally yours
The Scout Scribe.
One Maxwell touring car, 1917
model, one Maxwell roadster, 1917
model, at bargain prices. Terms if de desired.
sired. desired. The Maxwell Agency. 29-Ct





PublUhed Every Day Except Samday by
R. It. Carroll, Prewidemt
P. V. LearetKCKMl, Seeretary-Treaaarer
J. II. ItcBjamla, Editor

Entered at Ocala, Fla., postofflce a
ttcond-class matter.
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and also the local news published
herein. All rights of republication of
special dispatches herein are also re reserved."
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Insertion; 3c. per line for each subse subsequent
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Elsewhere we publish the expres expressive
sive expressive features of Lorenzo D. Case, who
will make a speech for us at the Lib Liberty
erty Liberty Loan celebration Saturday eve evening.
ning. evening. He is a young man who has
made a fine reputation for high'busi high'busi-ness
ness high'busi-ness acumen as well as eloquence
and his talk will be much appreciated.
Also, at the same time, we are likely
to hear a speech from that most elo eloquent
quent eloquent of old-fashioned, silver-tongued
southern orators, Col. R. W. Davis of
Gainesville, who unless something un un-forseen
forseen un-forseen prevents will be with us and
follow the orator of the day.
Ocala slipped easily into summer summertime.
time. summertime. Most of our business houses
opened and hour sooner and closed an
hour earlier Monday, and will keep
up that procedure until Oct. 1. It
might be just as well to remark right
here that this law was passed with
the view of saving fuel, which may be
needed next winter as badly as it was
last. To do this, as Mayor Chace has
already reminded us, team' work is
necessary. All business houses should
make a point of closing at the same
time in the evening, to give their em employes
ployes employes rest, to save fuel and to elim eliminate
inate eliminate unjust competition. And we
wish to remark right here that those
firms which do not, cheerfully comply
with and help in the movement are
likely to hnd out that the government
nas us an-seeing eye on them and is
likely to make them wish they had
immediately got into line.
It is one of the ironies of fate that
i londa, to whose senior senator thp
farm loan plan practically owes its
existence, seems to be destined to get
less good from the system than any
otner state. Loans, it appears, are
based entirely on the erain ernwino
value of the land, no other crops be
ing considered. Hence, Florida lands
that might produce several hundred
dollars' worth of truck, or a thou
sand dollars' worth of citrus fruit per
acre, would only be considered in the
light of their grain-yielding capacity,
wnen estimating the amount of a
loan to be made on them. The system
doubtless will be of great benefit to
farmers generally, but it doesn't seem
to promise much to the Florida
growers, as the amount the farm loan
banks will advance is usually out of
an proportion to the value of the
land, and too small to be considered.
. Lakeland Telegram.
senator Fletcher's efforts in Ka
half of the farmers are nevertheless
appreciated, as you can learn by con consulting
sulting consulting almost any member of that
nonored calling m this territory.
We have received from MV n
Mack of Tallahassee a letter in which
he offers to act-as correspondent for
the Star, and it is evident that he has
made the same offer to a number of
other papers in the state. Now, Mr.
Mack is a eood writer and nn ovcL
lent newsgatherer, and under ordinary
tucumsiances we would be glad to
have his letters. But he is a state
employe, holding a position under the
board of control, and he would .be a
superman if he sent out any news
that was unfavorable" to the faction
that controls the state government.
Also, if Mr. Mack attends to the du duties
ties duties of his office, he has no time to
write letters to the papers. So, Mr.
Mack should do one of two things things-he
he things-he should resign his office or he should
money on the
side writing for the papers. When a
man is drawing monev from tha
it has the exclusive right of his, serv- j
ices. Moreover, a newspaper corres-!

pondent is of no use unless he is im impartial,
partial, impartial, and we think it is a safe bet
that Sir. Mack's letters will not con contain
tain contain any criticism of either Governor
Cetts or Chairman Earman, either of
whom can have him fired from his
state job at any time.

(Manufacturers' Record)
If a brute had attacked your wife
and murdered some of your children,
would, you, while his hands were
dripping red with the blood of your
loved ones, talk peace with him?
If such a fiend wanted to discuss
peace terms with you while still at attacking
tacking attacking your daughters, would you
fight, with all the power that God
gave you, to throttle the beast, or
would you parley back and forth and
suggest that the matter might be
settled on some basis which left the
rapist and murderer unpunished and
free to take all the loot of which he
could rob your house?
On the battlefields of Europe oui
loved ones are being murdered for
remember Germany's war is a definite
war of murder and outrage and ev every
ery every electric spark which sweeps
across the Atlantic from the trenches
in France will bring an ever-increasing
list of these murdered men who
have gone out to save us from the at attack
tack attack of the murderer and the rapist.
Our Allies, who for nearly four
years, with superb heroism and at a
fearful cost of men and money, have
stood between us and hell, are calling
to us, "For God's sake, hurry up," ere
it be everlastingly too late.
But we talk about peace, when there
is no possible peace except the peace
of death to us or death to Germany's
fearful, hell-begotten power.
Some men and women do not yet
comprehend the meaning of this war,
some are pro-Germans, some are
German spies, some are cowards who
disgrace the mothers who gave them
birth, and some are simply" plain ev everyday
eryday everyday fools who should go out and
root and live with the swine of the
field until the appointed time to be
killed for the good of mankind.
Peace! There can be .no peace be between
tween between heaven and hell, between God
and Satan!
Peace with the unrepentant, un unhung,
hung, unhung, rapists and murderers!
Peace with the vilest criminals who
ever blackened the records of man's
Peace with the outrager of your
wife and daughter as you look on!
Peace with the cold-blooded butch butchers
ers butchers who murder your beloved son and
the sons of millions and millions of
Is there anything on earth so
craven, so bereft of soul that it would
claim to be a man and yet be willing
to parley with these accursed murder murderers
ers murderers and worse, led by "William, the
"Is life so dear or peace so sweet'
that we are willing to permit any
word of peace to be uttered until we
have throttled the demon and fought
him to a finish? And then, when he
cries for mercy, let there be no mercy
except such as he gave tpf Belgium
and France, no mercy except mercy
to all civilization for all the centur centuries
ies centuries to cpme, expressed through the
gallows as these foul blots on man mankind,
kind, mankind, the kaiser and all his associates,
pay the just penalty for their un unspeakable
speakable unspeakable sins.
Then and not until then should we
have one word more to say to Ger Germans
mans Germans or to Germany. Now our su
preme duty is to fight, fight to kill,
kill until these brutes realize that a
mightier power than theirs has been
sent by God to do His .work in their
utter destruction.
They are murdering our loved ones.
Every day brings the toll of death
and every day for months and per
haps for years we must suffer the
awful agonies which our Allies have
endured, and there is no power to
lessen this toll of our innocent loved
ones, except we kill and kill and keep
on killing the murderers who like
wild beasts are seeking to destroy the
This is our task. Let us forget all
else, let us make sure that no word
or thought of peace shall be uttered
m this land; let us determine to
create the mightiest fighting machine
ever ount by man and ta drive it with
all the power of one hundred million
freemen who seek to save ourselves
and the world from the destruction of
hells most active workers.
jlf President Wilson and Secretary
McAdoo want to make the Liberty
ioan go witn a rush, if they want to
quicken with superhuman power the
energies of this country, let them
call the nation to the struggle on this
definite basis and on the basis of
death to every German sdv and life
imprisonment to every pro-German
and say that not a word of peace
shall be uttered in America, not 'a
word of parleying, directly or in-
airectiy, snail be held with any of
these red-handed murderers, then the
nation will leap forward to war nnrl
to victory.
Elsewehere we print a rincino-
torial from the Manufaceurers' Re Record,
cord, Record, which emphatically sets forth
tne sins of the Hun and what its
punishment should be. Our govern
ment is too lenient toward these mur
derers and unjust to its own soldiers
and people. It is difficult to believ
but it is nevertheless the truth, that
now, a year after the beginning of
the war, we have no law dealing with
spies. It has been proven over and
over again in past years that they
are among us in force, perpetrating
muraer ana arson, yet if a man is
found plotting either of these crimes

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Executive Secretary of the Board of Trade of West Palm, Beach, Florida,
Who Will be the Orator of the Evening at the Liberty Bond
Celebration Saturday, April 6th

he may be only shut in jail and given
a light sentence. Only the other day,
an United' States senator began to
talk about introducing a law to pro provide
vide provide punishment to fit the crime, and
at the rate Congress works it may be
another year before the measure be becomes
comes becomes effective. Of course, our gov government
ernment government does not need such a law. If
it was not so much afflicted with milk
and water scruples, it would order de department
partment department of justice agents and secret
service men to hand such criminals
over to the military, which would set settle
tle settle their cases in a few hours. It has
been proven that spies are "at work in
our airplane factories, and almost
every day the dispatches tell of some
one or more of our brave young avia aviators
tors aviators being killed. It is cruel to our
own people to be merciful to these
fiends let the government at once
make examples of some of them else
it need not be surprised if the 'people
take the matter into their own hands.
Cotton Plant, March 27. Such
pleasant weather we are having now.
Nobody could wish for anything more
delightful. Everybody is busy and
Mr. D. M. Barco had the misfor misfortune
tune misfortune to lose his horse Saturday.
There will be a cemetery working
at this place on Friday, April 5th.
Everyone who is interested is espe especially
cially especially urged to be present. Bring
your dinner, all come prepared to
spend the day in working the ceme
To the Voters of Marion and Sum Sumter
ter Sumter Counties: I shall be a candidate
for the office of state senator from tne
20th senatorial district, subject to the
democratic primary. C. B. Howell.
the Democratic
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.
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.
I hereby announce my candidaev
for representative from Marion coun county,
ty, county, subject to the democratic primary
in June of this year, and solicit th
L support of the people. I enter group
one very respecttully,
N. A. Fort.
To the People of the Fifth Jndi
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
ing primary. I have tried to merit
and will greatly appreciate your sup support.
port. support. George W. Scofield.
January 4, 1918.


1 -vriJi'A
tery and make it look "spick and
span." Everybody come if you can't
come, send some one.
A letter from Alfred S. Harroun,
"somewhere in France," was received
Tuesday morning. He is feeling fine
and getting along well. He can't tell
us much but he lets us know what's
most important, that he is well and
Mrs. Chambers closed her school
here last Friday, and returned to her
home in Ocala. Mrs. Chambers made
many (friends -here who will miss her.
Master Robert Chambers spent sev several
eral several days here with his mother last
Messrs. Laurel and Clyde Seckin Seckin-ger,
ger, Seckin-ger, Harry McCully and Misses Gen Geneva
eva Geneva McCully and Yvonne Seckinger
were Sunday afternoon caallers.
Mr. Josey and Miss Cecil Hadsock
were riding in Cotton Plant Sunday
Private Jesse Strickland, Coast Ar Artillery
tillery Artillery Corps, of Fort Screven, Ga.,
arrived home last Tuesday and spent
his furlough of seven days here with
his parents and friends. Jesse join joined
ed joined the army last May and this was
his first furlough. He is looking well
and happy. His friends were indeed
glad to see him. He left Monday.
Privates Buchanan and Jordan from
Fort Screven came with Jesse and
spent their time with relatives at
Heidtville. They all returned to together.
gether. together. Mr. Tom Flowers and Miss Eloise
Wilson of Montbrook, spent Saturday
night and Sunday here with relatives.
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.
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 Marion
county, subject to the action of the
democratic primary of 1918. II elect
ed, l promise a faithful discharge of
the duties of the office and I shall
strive to give satisfaction to all con concerned
cerned concerned by giving the duties of the of office
fice office my personal attention. I shall be
thankful for the support of all inter interested.
ested. interested. Very respectfully,
O. H. (Bob) Rogers.
Lynne. Fla.
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.

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the federal land bank
is now investigating fiorida loan applications, the
bank furnishes special forms for record data re regarding
garding regarding your title and will not accept the usual
abstract made by any abstractor in fiorida.
if you have made an application for a loan, it
is of vital importance to you to show now that your
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 yourjloan.
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My Lady April
When down the stair at morning
The sunbeams round her float,
Sweet rivulets of laughter
Are budding injier throat;
The gladness of her greeting
Is gold without alloy;
And in the morning sunlight
- I think her name is Joy.
When in the evening twilight
The quiet book-room lie3,
We read the sad old ballads,
While from her hidden eyes
The tears are falling, falling,
That give her heart relief;
And in the evening twilight,
I think her name is Grief.
My little April lady,
Of sunshine and of showers,
She weaves the old Spring magic
And breaks my heart in flowers!
But when her moods are ended,
She nestles like a dove,
Then, by the pain and rapture,
I know her name is Love.
Henry Van Dyke.
Wednesday is a wheatless day.
Batts-K night
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Knight of Lake
Weir announce the marriage of their
younger daughter. Ruby and Ser Sergeant
geant Sergeant George Warwick Batts which
took place in Columbia, S. C, March
This, announcement is of. great in interest
terest interest to the many friends of this
young couple who had kept 'their
marriage a secret until this morning.
Miss v Knight went to Columbia
about two weeks ago ostensibly to
visit her brother. Private Eugene
Knight, and was quietly married to
Sergeant Batts Tuesday night at 8
o'clock at the Baptist church,, the
pastor, Rev. Burts officiating, in the
presence of Mr. Eugene Knight.
Mrs.' Batts returned to Ocala Sun.
day evening and is again making her
home with i her sister, Mrs. Hubert
Bitting and family. She will con continue
tinue continue her duties in Mr. Nugent's of office
fice office for the present. Mrs. Batts was
born in Valdosta, Ga., but has lived
here, with her parents for many years,
and attended the Ocala hi eh school.

Sergeant .Batts is the elder son of Mr.
and Mrs. J. G. Batts of this city. He
is an.O. H. S. graduate and a gradu graduate
ate graduate of Eastman Business College,
Poughkeepsie, N. Y., and before go going,
ing, going, to Columbia was in the office of
the Florida Soft Phosphate & Lime
Co., and has had three promotions
since going into the service.
Many friends wish Sergeant and
Mrs. Batts a long and prosperous life,
and hope that at a near date war con conditions,
ditions, conditions, will make it possible for Ser Sergeant
geant Sergeant Batts to return to his pretty
young bride. f
-April Fool Party
Mrs.5 M. M. Little entertained her
Sunday school class and the Febru February
ary February honor members of the Junior Ep Ep-worth
worth Ep-worth League at her home yesterday.
On arrival each guest was given
nine letters from which to form
words, the meaning guessed when
"April fool" was spelled.
After a few games the hostess led
them to a small woods close by, where
a swing was put up and ring toss and
other games enjoyed. A search for
"April fool" packages was then made,
which resulted in a picnic lunch of
salad, sandwiches, cakes and home
made candy. .A jar of iced tea, plates
and spoons were also found, all of
which was the cause of much merri merri-ment.
ment. merri-ment. Returning to. the house, outdoor
games were played, followed by some
instrumental music with a full chorus
of juvenile voices in "America," after
which the guests all too reluctantly
departed for their various homes,
wishing that "April fool" came fore
frequently in a similar form.
Miss Minnie Butts has received an
appointment at stenographer in the
war department and left for Wash Washington,
ington, Washington, Monday afternoon.
Mrs. Sylvan McElroy and son, But Butter,
ter, Butter, of Orlando, arrived in Ocala Sat Saturday
urday Saturday to visit Mr. and Mrs. John Do Do-zier
zier Do-zier until next Sunday.
Mrs. Flippen and daughter, Miss
Winnie Flippen, who have spent the
witner with Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Flip Flip-pen,
pen, Flip-pen, will return to their home in
Tennessee Thursday.
The second ward Bible study class
will meet with Mrs. Frank Henderlv.

near the high school. These meetings

are increasing in interest and num numbers
bers numbers each week. They are exceedingly
helpful and all friends are invited to

attend. Wednesday afternoon, 3:30

Mrs. F. F. Jackson and little daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Dorothy of Jacksonville, arrived
in Ocala Sunday morning to visit
Mrs. B. D. Blackburn and family and
their guest, Miss Hilda Vaughn of
Leesburg, for a week or more. They
weer accompanied bv Mr. Jackson.

who left yesterday with Mr. Black Blackburn
burn Blackburn on his regular route.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Cottrell, who
were married in Eustis last month,
and have since been motoring on the
east coast, arrived in Ocala yesterday
for a brief visit to Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Igou and family. Mr. and Mrs. Igou
entertained at a most enjoyable din dinner
ner dinner in their honor Monday night,
places being laid for seven. Mr. and

Mrs. Cottrell left this morning for a
tour of the west coast after which
they will go to Gainesville to reside.


A large circle of Ocala friends will
be greatly itnerested to hear of the
marriage of Miss Irma May Brigance
and Mr. Robert Ochiltree, which took
place in Jacksonville the first of
The marriage was a very quiet one
yesterday morning at the home of the
bride's parents, 1806 Lackawanna av avenue.
enue. avenue. Rev. Bunyan Stephens, now
of Jacksonville, officiated.
Miss Irma Brigance was an Ocala
girl up o a few months ago, when
she moved to Jacksonville with her
parents and sister. She is the elder
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. E. BrT BrT-gance,
gance, BrT-gance, who had the Colonial hotel
here for several years. She was an
O. H. S. student, popular with many
friends and an active member of the
Baptist church.
Mr. Ocheltree is the son of Mrs.
Sophie German of Punta Gorda, ana
is now residing in Jacksonville, where
he is connected with the Seaboard
Air Line Railway Co.
Mr. and Mrs. Ocheltree will pass
through Ocala this afternoon on thb
Floridian enroute to Punta Gorda to
visit Mr. Ocheltree's mother for sev several
eral several days.
The Star and a great many Ocala
friends extend congratulations and
very best wishes to Mr. and Mrs.
Ocheltree, and are hoping for a visit
from them in the very near futurey

King's Daughters' Notice.
The regular monthly meeting ol
the .King's Daughters will be held
Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the
Methodist church.
Mrs. Clyatt, Secretary.

Teachers' Meeting
Teachers' meeting Tuesday night at
7;30 o'clock at the residence of Mrs.
C. G. Barnett. Every officer, teacher
and presidents of organized classes
that are inteersted in the Methodist
Sunday school and their classes,
please be present. ;
Mrs. Clyatt, Secretary-.

Dr. and Mrs. J. Kirby-Smith are re receiving
ceiving receiving congratulations on the ar
rival of a baby girl, born March 28th,
at their home, 152 Powell Place. The
little lady has not been named yet.
Times-Union, 1st.
The foregoing notice is of much in interest
terest interest to Ocala friends of Mrs.
Kirby-Smith, who was formerly Miss
Lillian Anderson of this city.
Mrs. W. H. Gregg of Oklahoma,
who has been visiting her daughter,
Mrs. L. M. Murray, went to Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville last night to spend today with
her son, Mr. John Gregg of Cincinat Cincinat-ti,
ti, Cincinat-ti, who is there on a brief business
trip. Mrs. Gregg was accompanied
by her two little granddaughters,
Misses Elizabeth Murray and Louise
Bachelder, and they will return, to
Ocala tonight.
John M. Holden, the well known
Cumberland Liberty Mills representa representative,
tive, representative, is in the city today greeting his
friends. He will leave tomorrow for
military service at Camp Jackson, S.
C. Mr. Holden is well known in Tam-

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pa, having had this territory in his

business for several years. He is very
popular with the commercial men and

is considered one of the most efficient
salesmen in the state. Good luck,

"John" we're betting On your suc success.
cess. success. Tampa Times.

Mr. Holden is a Hawthorne boy,
and Ocala was also in his territory,
where he has many friends among the
business men and the dancing set.
Ver Planck-Wallis
An interesting: weddine took dace

in Tampa Saturday night, when Miss

bunshine Wains of that citv and Mr.

Beckman B. Ver Planck of Brooklyn,

N. Y.. were ouietlv married. The

bride is a very charming young so society
ciety society girl and is the society editor of

the- Morning Tribune, and will con

tinue her newspaper work.

Mr. Ver Planck is a corooral in the

coast artillery at Fort Screven and

returned there Monday. .He has re resided
sided resided in Tampa for the past few


The Book Drive to Continue
The Ocala library reports that the

people of Ocala contributed 244 books
during the past week for the use of
our soldiers, and that more books are
still coming in.

The general director of the Ameri

can Library Association wrote th
Ocala librarian this morning that the

need of books is so great that the

book campaign will be open indefi indefinitely
nitely indefinitely New books especially are requested.

Miss Frankie Lofton who has been

visiting her niece, Mrs. McAteer and
family for the past six weeks, return

ed to her home in Miami yesterday

Mrs. W. W. Condon, Mrs. S. P. Hol-

linrake and Miss Alice Campbell will
leave tomorrow for Jacksonville to at attend
tend attend the meeting of the Presbyterial
which will -be held there the last of

the week. I

The story of a pioneer by Dr. Anna
Howard Shaw, which is the story of

her own life, has been presented to
the Ocala Public Library through Mrs.
William Hocker by Dr. Shaw's friend,

Dr. Mary Jewett in Dr. Shaw's own

inimitable style and will be of special

interest now that this woman of in

ternational prominence has recently

purchased a home in Florence Villa
and will spend part of each winter in
Mrs. George Rentz received a tele telegram
gram telegram last night from Norfolk stating
the safe arrival home of her son, Ed Eddie
die Eddie of the U. S. transport Grant.
This was Mr. Rentz' second trip over.
A letter was received yesterday from
Pierce Rentz in France, of the For For-restry
restry For-restry Department of the Engineers.
He stated that he had recently been
out to tea at the home of a very
charming French lady and that he
and the French language were get getting
ting getting well acquainted. He says that in
future he will be able to cable home
once a month, and that Jim Rentz who
went over with hi3 division of the en engineers,
gineers, engineers, has been moved seventy-five
miles distant.

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Let me paint your roof for
you. Bear -in mind, tin roofs
don't wear out they rust out.
Composition roofs don't wear
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On all work intrusted to me
in response to this appeal, I
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condition that said 5 be in invested
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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
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FOR SALE 90 days velvet bean
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FOR RENT Cottage on Tuscawilla
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LOST Tail light with number plate
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WATCH LOST Between Dr. Wil Wilson's
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Mr. T. M. Kilgore, the naval re recruiting
cruiting recruiting officer, spent Sunday with his
mother, in Leesburg.
Sergeant George Woods, after a
pleasant visit to his realtives and
friends, has returned to Company A
at Camp Wheeler.
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Our tobacco fund is looking up.
One large-hearted and large-bodied
citizen added $25 to it Saturday
night, and others have made smaller
contributions since.
We have left some of that 29-cent
shipment of Correspondence Cards.
Big value. Gerig's Drug Store. 2-20
Yesterday was the first time one
bright little Ocala boy ever heard of
an April fool. He also made the ac acquaintance
quaintance acquaintance of angel food, and got the
two mixed. He will straighten them
out before next year.
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
vThraat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
A telegram to the relatives of the
young soldier, Gilbert Proctor, who
died at Fort Snelling, Minn., last
week, announced that the remains
would be here this evening. The
funeral will be held at Fort McCoy at
11 o'clock tomorrow morning.
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Edisto Island, just received at Ocala
Seed Store. 8-tf
Sergeant W. A. Altman and Pri
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Garcia, Ocala boys" with the supply
train at Macon, had their leavhfg
Camp Wheeler for Buffalo postponed
until tomorrow night.
If you can't spare your car in the
day, bring it to us at night. Williams
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Dr. A; L. Izlar wishes to announce
to his friends and patrons in this and
neighboring counties that, after hav
ing served nearly nine months as &
surgeon in the U. S. army, he is at
home again, and will resume his prac practice,
tice, practice, and may be found at his old of officeover
ficeover officeover the Ten Cent Store in
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Mr. T. D. Lancaster Jr. will not
leave for Atlanta until Thursday. It
is a great sacrifice to Gen. and Mrs.
Lancaster to have to give up their
youngest boy, the only one of their
family remaining with them. Mr.
Lancaster expects to try to join the
aviation branch of the navy. He is
. practically exempt but feels like he
cannot remain out of the great strug struggle.
gle. struggle.
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Drugstores. 2-20
Mr. Marshall Bouvier who applied
some time ago for the aviation corps
leaves tonight for Jacksonville to be
examined and is hoping to secure the
position of mechanics mate, : having
had several years' experience as a
mechanic. Mr. Bouvier celebrated his
20th birthday yesterday arid this is
his third attempt to enter the service
so his friends are hoping it will be the
third time and in. If accepted, Mr.
Bouvier will probably be sent to
Charleston, Key West or New York.
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Talk about Liberty Bonds being
safe. Conservative estimates place
the wealth of the United States at
$250,000,000. Income $50,000,000. All
this and more too, back Liberty
Bonds. Some backing buy one now.
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To Work for the Third Liberty Loan,
Beginning April 6th, 1918
Fairfield: M. L. Payne, cllairman,
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. Rou 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.
Belleview: C. A. Tremere, chair chairman,
man, chairman, H. L. Hopkins and A. E. Ash Ash-worth.
worth. Ash-worth. v
Dunnellon: G. W. Neville, chairman,
J. T. Rawls and J. G. Baskln.


Another prominent man will speak
to the business men and farmers at
the food production meeting to be
held Thursday.
Mr. Clarence Poe', editor of the
Progressive farmer, will assist Mr.
Clarendon Davis in bringing the ag agricultural
ricultural agricultural needs of the government
before our people.
The Progressive Farmer has a
large circulation among our farmers
and doubtless many will avail them
selves of this opportunity to hear its
able and brainy editor.
Great supplies of food stored in the
depots behind the allied lines were
either captured by the Germans or
else destroyed by the Allies during
the great German drive. This. makes
bad matters worse and adds to our
burden of supplying the world with
As this meeting is held for the pur purpose
pose purpose of bringing the agricultural
needs of the government to the farm farmer
er farmer and business man and as the
speakers are sent here by the federal
government, as many people as pos possible
sible possible should attend. There should be
a delegatin frm every cmmunity at
The educational committee of the
Woman's Club wishes to express its
appreciation for the splendid manner
in which every one performed his or
her part at the Liliputian Fete Mon
day evening and the assistance rem
dered by so many in making the en entertainment
tertainment entertainment the success it was. We
wish especially to thank Mr. Needham
and his orchestra for their beautiful
music, Mrs. Ketchum and Mr. Lucas
for their exquisite singing, Miss Doris
Murry, who was the talented artist
drawing the attractive posters and
who more than any one else helped in
so many different ways. We wish to
think the newspapers, the Ocala Ban Banner
ner Banner and the Evening Star, for giving
so much of. their valuable space for
advertising. We also wish to thank
Mrs. Barrett, who played so well and
practiced so faithfully with the chil children
dren children in their drills, Mclver & Mac Mac-Kay,
Kay, Mac-Kay, who made possible the attrac attractive
tive attractive setting for the little drama, Levi
Alexander, who made the throne
without charge, the doorkeepers, the
children and young ladies who per performed
formed performed their several parts so beauti
fully, and everyone else who contribu
ted in any way toward the success of
our entertainment.
Mrs. E. T. Helvenston, Chmn.
Belleview, March 27. Mrs. I. S.
Hudson of Worcester,- Mass., left last
Wednesday for her home in Jackson
ville and Washington.
Fifteen or twenty pleasure seek
ers, headed by Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Schmidt, Mrs. F. A. Hull, Mrs. T.
Clark Hull and Mr. and Mrs. E. W.
White, spent last Tuesday at one of
the Connor cottages at North Lake
Weir, fishing, bathing and boating.
The day was fine, the water was wet,
the fish bit freelyi there was plenty
to eat. Mr. John Bickford and Mr.
Frank Gale were kept busy carrying
picnickers to the lake to and fro.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Haviland, Miss
Ellen Bush, Mrs. McKay and Mrs
Brooks motored over to Daytona last
Monday, enjoyed their trip and visit
to that bunch of beautiful towns and
returned Tuesday night.
Last Wednesday Mr. G. W. Goeke
of St. Louis, Mr. John Bickford of
Worcester, Mass. and Frank Gale
left for Orlando, Kissimmee, Winter
Haven, Bartow and Arcadia, where
they will visit a few days and then
come back via the Ford transport
over another road.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jones left last
Monday night for Americus, Ga.,
where they will stop awhile.
Word comes from Capt. J. M.
Beardsley at Rock Island 111., that he
has improved wonderfully and is up
and around.
Last Thursday Mrs. T. Clark Hull,
Miss Minnie Tremere, Mr. John Biek Biek-ford
ford Biek-ford and Mr. Grank Gale made up a
little picnic to Lake Weir, where they
bathed, took pictures, ate lunch and
had a general good time.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Jones gave a
farewell party to their would-be ser ser-enaders
enaders ser-enaders last Sunday night. Twenty
five or thirty stood around the festive
board and played cards and games un until
til until leave-taking time.
There will be no preaching service
at the Methodist church Sunday
morning, though the Sunday schol
will meet as usual at 9:30.
"I have been bad off with stomach
and liver trouble and bloating for
many years. No doctors or medicine
helped me. On the advice of my drug druggist,
gist, druggist, I bought one bottle of Mayr's
Wonderful Remedy and I don't want
to miss a single dose. It has given me
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Notice to Chairmen of Liberty Loan
There will be a meeting of the
woman's Liberty Loan committee
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock in the
old Teapot Grocery store. All chair chairmen
men chairmen are earnestly begged to be pres present
ent present to get the final details for the
pageant to be given Saturday night.
Mrs. Caroline Moorhead,
3t Marion County Chairman.
Tuesday Auction Club
Miss Adele Bittinger is entertaining
the members of the Tuesday auction
club this afternoon. A thrift stamp
will be given for top score and Miss
Bittinger will serve crab salad, waf wafers
ers wafers and tea. Those playing this aft afternoon,
ernoon, afternoon, most of them for the first
time since the Lenten season, are.
Misses Onie Chazal, Dorothy and
Marie Hickman, Nellie Gottlieb, Mary
McDowell, Hester Dewey, Mrs. Peter
Mackintosh and one visitor, Mrs. A. J.
Annual Meeting of Eastern Stars
The fourteenth annual session of
the Grand Chapter of Florida, O. E.
S., will be "held in Jacksonville from
April 11th till 14th. An informal re reception
ception reception will be held at the Windsor
Wednesday, the 10th, at 8:30 p. m.
All members of the order are invited
to the reception and to the meetings
of the grand chapter. The delegates
from Ocala chapter No. 29, O. E. S.,
will be Mrs. Alice Yonce worthy
matron, Mr. B. C. Webb, worthy pat patron,
ron, patron, and Mrs. Isabelle Wesson, asso
ciate matron.
Art Talk at Woman's Club
Mrs! D. M. Smith will speak on art
at the Woman's Club on Wednesday
afternoon at 4:30 o'clock. Mrs. Smith's
subject will be "Decorations of the
Boston Library," several musical num numbers
bers numbers are also being arranged for that
The public is cordially invited.
U. D. C. Tea Postponed c
The Jefferson Davis memorial tea,
that was planned for Thursday after afternoon,
noon, afternoon, April 4th, has been postponed
until further notice, owing to the ab absence
sence absence fro mthe city of Mrs. R. B.
Bullock, at whose home it was to
have been given.
This affair will be one of the most
enjoyable occasions of the very near
future, and will be given by the
members of Dickison Chapter, U. D
C, for the benefit of the state fund
which will go towards a Jefferson
Davis memorial bed to be placed in
the American hospital No. 1, near
Paris. 2t
Mae Marsh at the Temple
The whim girl of the screen, Mae
Marsh, stars at the Temple today as
a French maid in a Goldwyn film
The story, "The Fields of -Honor,"
was written by Irvin S. Cobb and ran
in the Post. Miss Marsh is the star
of Intolerance and of the Birth of a
Mrs. William Hocker is the latest
contributor to the book drive.
Mrs. J. R. Moorhead went to Jack
sonville this afternoon and will re
turn Wednesday night.
Mrs. R. Malever and children of
Charlotte, S. C, are in the city, the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. Malever.
The Eastern Star sewing circle will
hold an important business meeting
Wednesday afternoon at 3 o'clock
with Mrs. B. F. Condon. All mem
bers are requested to attend.
Don't forget that Mae Marsh, the
brightest actress that filmdom has de
veloped in some months, will be at the
Temple this afternoon and evening in
"Fields of Honor," a bright and inter interesting
esting interesting Goldwyn picture. The story
was written by the prince of Ameri
can humorists, Irwin Cobb.
Ocala friends will deeply regret to
hear of the death of Mrs. Mary Ed
monson at-her home in Newport
News, Va. Mrs. Edmonson was
lovely Christian character and spent
several months in Ocala with her
daughter, the late Mrs. Charles Har
ris, about fourteen months ago.
The test is on does German aueoc
racy breed better men than American
democracy'? Are our hearts with our
soldiers? The response to the Third
Liberty Loan will be the answer.
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Atrocious Treatment of the Help Helpless
less Helpless Part of Campaign Plans
of Military Leaders.
Terrorism Declared a Necessary Prin
ciple in National Warfare Bru Brutalities
talities Brutalities May Be Said to Be Di Directly
rectly Directly Attributable to the
Emperor Himself.
The committee on public infor
mation, appointed by the president,
and consisting of the secretary of
state, secretary of war, secretary of
the navy, and George Creel, official
censor, has made public a mass of
evidence dealing with German war
practices which shows the kaiser's
leaders in the field and in command
of captured points to be directly re
sponsible for the beastliness which
has characterized the operations of
the Huns, in the present conflict.
Quotations from the pamphlet fol follow:
low: follow: For many years leaders in every civ civilized
ilized civilized nation have been trying to make
warfare less brutal. The great land landmarks
marks landmarks in this movement are the Ge Geneva
neva Geneva and Hague conventions. The for former
mer former made rules as to the care of the
sick and wounded and established the
Red Cross. At the first meeting at Ge Geneva,
neva, Geneva, In 1864, it was agreed, and until
the present war It has been taken for
granted, that the wounded, and the doc doctors
tors doctors and nurses who cared for them,
would be safe from all attacks by the
enemy. The Hague conventions,
drawn up In 1899 and 1907, made addi additional
tional additional rules to soften the usages of war
and especially to protect noncombat noncombat-ants
ants noncombat-ants and conquered lands. Germany
took a prominent part in these meet meetings,
ings, meetings, and with the other nations sol solemnly
emnly solemnly pledged her faith to keep all the
rules except one article In the Hague
regulations. This was article 44,
which forbade the conqueror to force
any of the conquered to give Informa Information.
tion. Information. All the other rules and regula regulations
tions regulations she accepted in the most binding
But Germany's military leaders had
no intention of keeping these solemn
promises. They had been trained
along different lines. Their leading
generals for manjt years had been urg urging
ing urging a policy of frightfulness. In the
middle of the nineteenth century Von
Clausewitz was looked upon as vthe
greatest military authority, and the
methods which he advocated were used
by the Prussian army In its successful
wars of 1866-1871. Consequently be because
cause because these wars had been successful,
the wisdom of Von Clausewitz' meth methods
ods methods seemed to the Prussian army to be
fully proved.
Policy of Frightfulness.
Now, the essence of Von Clausewitz
teachings was that successful war in involves
volves involves the ruthless application of force.
In the opening chapter of his master
work, MVom Kriege ("On War"), he
says :
, "Violence arms itself with the inven inventions
tions inventions of art and science. ... Self Self-imposed
imposed Self-imposed restrictions, almost impercep imperceptible
tible imperceptible and hardly worth mentioning,
termed usages of international law,
accompany it without essentially im impairing
pairing impairing Its power. Now, philan philanthropic
thropic philanthropic souls might easily Imagine that
there Is a skillful method of disarm disarm-lng
lng disarm-lng of subduing an enemy without
causing too much bloodshed, and that
this is the true tendency of the art of
war. However plausible this may ap appear,
pear, appear, still It Is an error which must be
destroyed; for In such dangerous
things as war, the errors which pro proceed
ceed proceed from a spirit of 'good-natured-ness'
are precisely the worst. As the
use of physical force to the utmost ex extent
tent extent by no means excludes the co cooperation
operation cooperation of the Intelligence, It follows
that he who uses force ruthlessly, with without
out without regard to bloodshed, must obtain
a superiority, if his enemy does not
so use it.
In 1877-78, in the course of a series
of articles upon "Military Necessity
and Humanity," General von Hartmann
wrote, In the same spirit as Von Clau Clausewitz:
sewitz: Clausewitz: The enemy state must not be spared
the want and wretchedness of war;
these are particularly useful In shat shattering
tering shattering Its energy and subduing Its will."
Individual persons may be harshly
dealt with when an example Is made
of them. Intended to serve as a warn warning.
ing. warning. Whenever a national war
breaks out, terrorism becomes a nec necessary
essary necessary military principle." "It is a
gratuitous illusion to suppose that
modern war does not demand far more
brutality, far more violence, and an
action far more general than was for formerly
merly formerly the case."
In 1881 Von Moltke, who had been
commander in chief of the Prussian
army In the Franco-Prussian war, de declared
clared declared r
"Perpetual peace Is a dream and not
even a beautiful dream. War Is an ele element
ment element In the order of the world estab established
lished established by God. By it the most noble
virtues of man are developed, courage
and renunciation, fidelity to duty and
the spirit of sacrifice the soldier gives
his life. Without war, the world would
degenerate and lose itself in material-

Ism." "The soldier who endures rnr rnr-ferinsr.
ferinsr. rnr-ferinsr. privation and fatigue, who
courts dangers, cannot take only in
proportion to the resources of the
country. He must take all that is nec necessary
essary necessary to his existence. One has no
right to demand of him anything super superhuman."
human." superhuman." "The great good In war Is
that it should be ended quickly. In
view of this, every means, except those
which are positively condemnable,
must be permitted. I cannot, in any
way, agree with the declaration of St.
Petersburg when It pretends that the
weakening of the military forces of the
enemy' constitutes the only legitimate
method of procedure In war. No One
must attack all the resources of the
enemy government, his finances, his
railroads, his stock of provisions and
even his prestige. ..."
Many other examples might be cited
from the writings of German generals.
The very best illustration of this atti attitude,
tude, attitude, however, is to be found In the
emperor's various speeches, and espe especially
cially especially in his speech to his soldiers on
the eve of their departure for China in
1900. On July 27 the kaiser went to
Bremerhaven to "bid farewell to the
German troops. As they were drawn
tip, ready to embark for China, he ad addressed
dressed addressed to them a last official message
from the fatherland. The local news newspaper
paper newspaper reported his speech in fulL In
It appeared this advice and admonition
from the emperor, the commander In
chief of the army, the head of all Ger Germany:
many: Germany: 8oldiers Told to Be Merciless.
"As soon as you come to blows with
the enemy he will be beaten. No mercy
will be shown! No prisoners will be
taken! As the Huns, under King At At-tila,
tila, At-tila, made a name for themselves,
which is still mighty In traditions and
legends today, may the name of Ger German
man German be so fixed In China by your deeds,
that no Chinese shall ever again dare
even to look at a German askance.
Open the way for Kultur once for all."
Even the Imperial councilors seem to
have been shocked at the emperor's
speech, and efforts were promptly
made to suppress the circulation of his
exact words. The efforts were only
partly successful. A few weeks later,
when the letters from the German sol soldiers
diers soldiers In China were being published.
In local German papers, the leading
socialist newspaper, Vorwaerts, ex excerpted
cerpted excerpted from them reports of atroci atrocities
ties atrocities under the title "Letters of the
Huns." Many of the leaders In the
reichstag felt very keenly the brutality
of the emperor's speech. The obnox obnoxious
ious obnoxious word "Huns" had excited almost
universal condemnation. When the
reichstag met. In November, the speech
was openly discussed. Herr tleber of
the center (Catholic party), after quot quoting
ing quoting the "no mercy" portion of the
Speech, added, "There are, alas, in Ger Germany
many Germany groups enough who have regard regarded
ed regarded the atrocities told in the letters
which, have been published as the duti dutiful
ful dutiful response of soldiers so addressed
and encouraged." The loader of the
social democrats, Herr Eebel, spoke
even more pointedly. Toward the end
of a two-hcur address on the atrocities
commltte 1 by the German soldiers in
China and on the speech of the em emperor,
peror, emperor, he said:
"If .Germany wishes to be the bearer
of civilization to the world, we will
follow without contradiction. But the
ways and means In which this world
policy has been carried on thus far, in
which it has been defined by the em emperor
peror emperor are not, In our opinion,
the way to preserve the world position
of Germany, to gain for Germany the
respect of the world.''
The consequences of the emperor's
speech Bebel aptly described:
"By it the signal was given, garbed
in the highest authority of the German
empire, which must have most weighty
consequences, not only for the troops
who went to China but also for those
who stayed at horn 3. An expedition
of revenge so barbarous as this has
never occurred In the last hundred
years and not often In 'hlstory; at
least, nothing worse than this has hap happened
pened happened in. history, either done by the
Huns, by the Vandals, by Genghis
Khan, by Tamerlane, or even by Tilly
when he sacked Magdeburg."
Atrocities in China.
These atrocities in China or "Letters
of the Huns" continued to be published
in the Vorwaerts for several years and
appeared Intermittently in the debates
of the reichstag as late as 19Q6. At
that time the socialist, ;Herr Kunert,
reviewing the procedure in a trial of
which he had been the victim in the
previous summer, stated that he had
offered to prove "that German soldiers
in China had engaged in wanton and
brutal ravaging; that plunder, pillage,
extortion, robbery, as well as rape and
sexual abuses of the worst kind, had
occurred on a very large scale and that
German soldiers had participated in
them." He had not been given an op opportunity
portunity opportunity to prove his allegations, but
had been sentenced to prison for three
months for assailing the honor of the
"whole German army." The out out-rageousness
rageousness out-rageousness of this sentence was made
clear by the revelations, made in the
reichstag shortly afterwards, of simi similar
lar similar atrocities committed by German
officials and soldiers in Africa In the
campaign against the Hereros.
For the guidance of the officers in
case the inhabitants of conquered ter territory
ritory territory should take up arms against the
German army, the "German War
Book" quotes with approval the letter
Napoleon sent to his brother Joseph:
"The security of your dominion de depends
pends depends on how you behave in the con conquered
quered conquered province. Burn down a dozen
places which are not willing to sub submit
mit submit themselves. Of course, not until
you have first looted them ; my sol soldiers
diers soldiers must not "be allowed to go away
with their hands empty. Have three
to six persons hanged In every village
which has joined the revolt: pay no
respect to the cossack" (that is, to
members of the clergy).

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