The Ocala evening star

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

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VOL. 25, NO. 110



Cheering Fact Announced to the
French Parliament by Pre Pre-mier
mier Pre-mier Clemenceau
Associated Press)
Paris, May 7. American troops
continue to arrive at the front in
force, Premier Clemenceau told the
Echo De Paris, on returning today
from a two days' visit to the front.
London, May 7. British casualties
reported for the week ending today
reached 38,691. Of these 32,136 wer
wounded or reported missing.
Washington, May 7. The American
casualty list today contains forty-one
names: Killed in action, 4; died of
wounds, 2; died of disease, 5; died of
other causes, 1; wounded severely, 15;
wounded slightly, 13; missing in ac action,
tion, action, 1.
London, May 7. The British made
a successful raid last night near
Nelville-Vitasse, southwest of Arras,
the war office reports. Three machine
guns were captured. The statement
says there is nothing further to re report.
port. report. ARTILLERY BUSY
Paris, May 7. Active artillery
fighting occurred last night on both i
sides of the Avre on the front south southeast
east southeast of Amiens, it is officially an announced.
nounced. announced. ;
' Amsterdam, May 7. In an eventful
flight from Jassy, the Rumanian cap capital,
ital, capital, the American Red Cross mission
to Rumania, which now has arrived in
London, escaped from Odessa thirty thirty-six
six thirty-six hours before the Germans entered
the city, only to be fired on by a Ger German
man German battery in Ukraine. No damage
was done the Red Cross train.
Lieut. Morris Smith has been trans transferred
ferred transferred to Camp Wadsworth, S. C. It
is very likely that he will soon be sent
to France.
Zack A. Crumpton of Ocala, enlist enlisted
ed enlisted today at the army recruiting office
for the quartermaster corps, station stationed
ed stationed at Camp Johnston.
Sergeant William Altman, with the
motor train at Buffalo, writes to an
Ocala friend that the people of that
city are treating him and his com comrades
rades comrades with the utmost kindness. They
are having good times now, but are
anxious to be "over there" to do their
part in ending the great4 war.
The many friends of George Batts
here will be glad to know he has been
promoted to sergeant-major. Doing
pretty well for a boy who was a
"rookie" seven months ago. George
is to be transferred to Camp Sevier,
Greenville, S. C.
Tracey Pedrick, who was in Ne,w
York a month ago, and who is now
probably in France, left a most com comforting
forting comforting and patriotic letter for his
mother. This boy has a full knowl knowledge
edge knowledge of his duty and a high resolve to
perofrm it.
Percy Smith, U. S. N., while in
France, purchased some beautiful
specimens of French embroidery and
sent them to his mother and sisters.
They received them the other day and
naturally take great pleasure in show showing
ing showing them to their friends.
Another of our splendid young men
is going to enter the service of his
country. Mr. Travis Collier has vol volunteered,
unteered, volunteered, in the motor truck brigade,
and expects to be called this week.
We predict for Mr. Collier success in
whatever line of duty he may under undertake.
take. undertake. The Collier brothers, starting at
the foot of the ladder, have built up
for themselves in a few years a splen splendid
did splendid business and made the White Star
Line one of Ocala's best know ninstl ninstl-tutions.
tutions. ninstl-tutions. They have by their unfail unfailing
ing unfailing energy and accommodating spirit,
won the admiration -and respect of all
who know them.
Dr. H. W. Henry's ofilce telephone
Is number 456; residence telephone is
number 340.
Now is the time to plant chufas,
$5.50 per bushel; Spanish peanuts,
$2.25 per bushel. Ocala Seed tSore,
phone 435. tf
A very nice line of Wash Cloths on
display at Gerig's Drug Store. We
also sell War Savings and Thrift
Stamps. tf


But the Tyler was Sent to the Bottom
by Torpedo from an
(Associated Press)
Washington, May 7. A fight be between
tween between the American steamer Tidewa Tidewater
ter Tidewater and a German submarine March
17th, in which the submarine was de defeated
feated defeated and probably sunk, was re reported
ported reported today by-the navy department.
The Tidewater encountered the U U-boat
boat U-boat at night, barely missing a collis collision
ion collision as she wa3 submerging. The sec second
ond second shot from the Tidewater appar apparently
ently apparently made a clean hit.
New York, May 7. The American
steamship Tyler, 3,900 tons, formerly
an Old Dominion Line freighter, was
torpedoed and sunk off the French
coast March 17th. Eleven members of
the crew were killed or drowned. Of
these five were navy gunners.
The Temple will have a most inter interesting
esting interesting picture this evening. It will be
"The Woman and the Law," a Fox
film, the story based on the DeSaulles
case, which in spite of the war held
the attention of the whole country for
some time last year. It deals with
the question so often brought up, as
to whether a woman has a right to
keep and care for her children when
the father has morally if not legally
forfeited his claim by dissipation and
unfaithfulness. It is a picture of
gripping interest.
The Call
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Almost Incredible State of Affairs
' Revealed at Beginning of
' (Associated Press)
Washington, May 7 Attorney Gen General
eral General Gregory, acting at the president's
direction, today began planning the
investigation which is to disclose if
there has been malfeasance or misuse
of the great $640,000,000 appropria appropriation
tion appropriation for aircraft production.
Washington, D. C, May 7. Senator
Chamberlain, chairman of the mili military
tary military committee, announced in the
Senate today that with the support
of the Senate his committee would in investigate
vestigate investigate the aircraft situation. He
declared the committee proposed to
"put its finger on the men responsi responsible"
ble" responsible" for conditions in aircraft produc production,
tion, production, and added the "committee does
not propose to engage in any white whitewashing
washing whitewashing process, either."
Replying to questions, Senator
Chamberlain unreservedly declared
not one American built plane has yet
been sent to Europe, although mater materials
ials materials in large -x quantities have been
shipped abroad for assembly. A num number
ber number of senators participated in the
A 7-passenger, 6-cylinder Paige
car for sale today $490. Each day
price drops $10 until car is sold, so
don't wait too long. Car can be seen
at Gates' Garage. 4-30-tf

A Great Net of Mercy drawn through

an ucean 01 unspcarvauie rain


From No Man's Land


j Has Passed the Senate and is Now
Favorably Reported to
the House
j (Associated Press)
1 Washington,' May 7. The Overman
president to reorganize and co-ordinate
government departments was or ordered
dered ordered favorably reported to the House
today by the judiciary committee, by
a vote of fifteen to one..
Washington, May 7. Requisition
on all states except Arizona, Delaware Delaware-and
and Delaware-and Vermont for 4060 especially qual
ified draft registrants to go to camp
May 20 was sent out today. ;
(Associated Press)
Atlanta, May 7. Announcement
that the committee on revivals had
decided to' recommend concurrence in
all memorials requesting laity rights
for women caused jubilation among
that sexat today's session of the
feneral conference. The committee
of the Episcopacy will recommend the
retirement of Bishop Hoss, it was re reported.
ported. reported. TAMMANY SETS A
(Associated Press)
New York, May 7. Tammany Half
established a precedent today when it
admitted women as members of the
executive committee. After the fall
primaries, there will be an equal num number
ber number of men and women chosen.


After Almost Half a Century, South
Again Beholds Sign of the
Invisible Empire
(Associated Press)
Birmingham, May 7. About 150
white robed men attired in the regu regulation
lation regulation Ku Klux Klan uniform with an
American flag and a fiery cross in the
lead, rode through the streets last
night warning idlers to find work and
do it.
What the Naval Reserve Force Offers
to Men Who Enroll Now
The enrolling office at the city hall,
Tatnpa, Fla., is located in the infor information
mation information bureau, room one. Every one
is invited to call at this office and all
information will be gladly given per pertaining
taining pertaining to the U. S. naval reserve
force. Office hours are as follows: 9
a. m. to 11:30 a. m., and from 1 p. m.
to 4:30 p. m. This office does not open
Sundays. All mail will be answered
Cash pay ranging from $35.90 to
$83 per month, according to rating.
Board, lodging, clothing allowance
and medical attendance, in addition to
pay. Considering the present cost of
living, these allowances are equiva equivalent
lent equivalent to about $45 per month.
In addition to the above men with
families are given "family allow allowances"
ances" allowances" in cash, as follows: For wife,
$15 per month; for wife and one
child, $25; for a wife and two chil chil-ren,
ren, chil-ren, $32.50; and for each additional
child (above two) $5.
Further cash allowances, under cer certain
tain certain conditions, for dependent father,
mother, brother, sister and other near
Government life insurance, if desir desired,
ed, desired, is furnished at about one-third
the usual premium rates, in amounts
up to $10,000. Premiums are payable
monthly at -the following rates per
$1000 of insurance. At age 21, 65c.
per month; at age 30, 69c per month;
at age 40, 81c per month. This insur insurance
ance insurance also protects against disability,
either partial or total.
No loss of pay or allowances on ac account
count account of sickness or injury (unless the
result of misconduct) and no loss of
pay during absence with leave.
Opportunities for instruction and
experience in many lines of work,
which will be of benefit after return returning
ing returning to civil life.
Excellent opportunities for espe
cially capable men with good educa
tion to qualify for commissioned
ranks, as many have already done
since the beginning of -the present
Service under the most desirable
and healthful conditions, with a min
imum of hardships, even in time of
war. Whether ashore or afloat, men in
the navy always have a comfortable
place to sleep and plenty of good,
wholesome food.
Men of the district reserve force,
are trained at Key .West, where they
have comfortable quarters, with elec electric
tric electric lights, screens, shower baths and
other conveniences, and a good mess.
Free moving pictures, band concerts,
athletic events and other forms of
clean amusements are provided and
every privilege consistent with the
requirements of discipline and duty is
Ages 18 to 35.
All men in the draft age who desire
to enroll, must have release from
their local board.
For further information, apply to
District Enrolling Officer, Seventh
Naval District, Tampa, Florida.
Orange Springs, May 2. With the
recent heavy rains the crops are
growing fast and the grass is keeping
Another of our drafted boys left
last week for Columbia. With his
spirit and determination and neces.
sary equipment, the American boys
alone could destroy the Huns. He was
given a farewell party at the home of
Mr. W. H. Pegram Thursday night
and a crowd was at the depot Friday
to bid him good-bye and wish him a
safe return.
Miss Lucy Pegram has returned
home after a pleasant visit to Miss
Edna Marshall of Palatka.
Mr. Fletcher and wife have returned
to their western home. They were
among the first colonists to come to
Orange Springs. Mrs. Warner is tak taking
ing taking care of their place here until their
Mrs. Tunis is another of our winter
residents that has who her departure
for her home in New Jersey.
Mr. W. H. Wimberly, Misses Ethel
Hall and Pauline Smith motored to
Ocala Tuesday. Miss Smith leaves
Thursday for her home in Dansville,
Ills. She will return in the fall.
Mrs. Riles has gone for a visit to


Torpedoing the Lusitania, Which Oc Occurred
curred Occurred Three Y'ears Ago
(Associated Press)
London, May 7 The anniversary
of the sinking of the Lusitania was
commemorated today by the newspa newspapers
pers newspapers with big captions and special ar articles
ticles articles recalling the crime which the
British public is not likely to forget.
The Daily Graphic is an editorial
laments the fact that the public ap apparently
parently apparently is becoming dulled to the
horror of the Lusitania atrocity.
Mrs. R. W. Whiting, accompanied
by her uncle, Mr. S. R. Whaley, left
on the 2:26 a. m. Coast Line train for
Gainesville, to attend the funeral of
her father, Mr. James B. Davis, who
died at his home on Lemon street at
midnight, and will be laid to rest in
Evergreen cemetery, Gainesville, at
4 o'clock this afternoon.
Mr. Davis was about 76 years old,
and had been sick but a short while
this last time before he died, having
been troubled by heart failure for a
number of years, but no one thought
seriously of this last attack until the
sad news was received of his death.
Mr. Davis lived in Ocala for a number
of years about 23 years ago. He was
a contractor and built several houses
in Ocala. He is survived by his wife,
Mrs. J. B. Davis, who lived in Ocala
for years in her girlhood days, and is
remembered by many as Miss Lee
Whaley, and his only daughter, Mrs.
R. W. Whiting and two brothers, Mr.
Charlie Davis of Wichita, Kans., and
Mr. George Davis of Hammond, Ind.
. t"-
To Local Boards of Florida:
Call No. 219 upon your state is
hereby announced as follows: "Com "Complete
plete "Complete the entrainment for Tuskegee,
Ala., of 280 grammar school grad graduates
uates graduates who have had some experience
along mechanical lines and some apti aptitude
tude aptitude for mechanical work, to report to
the commanding officer, Tuskegee In Institute,
stitute, Institute, on May 16th."
Only colored men and men physical
ly qualified for general military serv service
ice service may be inducted under this caU.
The men selected for thi3 service
will receive a course of training, at
government expense fitting them to
serve in army positions, requiring a
knowledge of automobile repairing,
carpentry, blacksmithing and other
mechanical duties incident to many
kinds of military service, both at the
front and behind the lines. The men
taking this course will receive thoro
instruction which will be of crreat
personal value in working their way
ahead both in the army and in civil
life. This is an exceptional opportu opportunity
nity opportunity for energetic, ambitious men.
Only colored men who have com completed
pleted completed at least a grammar school ed education
ucation education and have had some experience
along mechanical lines and some apti aptitude
tude aptitude for mechanical work should be
Each man must carry with him at
least two suits of underclothes, one
suit of outer clothing in good condi condition,
tion, condition, a sweater, a stout pair of shoes,
three extra pairs of socks and two
bath towels, as he will be kept in civ civilian
ilian civilian clothes during the first three
weeks, until he can be supplied with
a uniform and other clothing.
Edward Anderson, Capt. Inf. R. C,
Officer in Charge of Draft for Florida.
her children before returning to the
springs for the summer.
The many friends of Mr. O. H.
Parker deeply sympathize with him
in his sorrow caused by the death of
his wife at their home in Palatka.
They were residents of Orange
Springs for two years, moving from
here to Palatka three years ago. Their
only child i3 in the navy.
Mr. Fred Vogt, wife and children of
Ocala, spent the day Sunday with
Mrs. Vogt's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.
H. Pegram. Mr. G. P. East returned
j home with them and spent the night
with Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Carlton.
Mrs. J. R. Wimberly and little son,
Billie came home Monday from Okla Okla-waha,
waha, Okla-waha, where they have been visiting
Mrs. Wimberly's parents, Mr. ana
Mrs. W. E. McGahagin. Little Billie
was very ill but is better now.
Mr. Schwartzbeck has as his guest
his mother from Chicago.
We now have a Red Cross society
and know that there is going to be
some good work done for the boys
who are fighting for our liberty. Our
women are finding is very interesting
and a pleasure to cook the new war
dishes. There are so many really de delicious
licious delicious dishes made from many things
we never thought of cooking that we
find we have missed a lot of good eat eating
ing eating in ante-bellum days. It takes just
the kind of women we have in Orange
Springs to make these discoveries.



PablUhed Erery Dy Except Samday fcy
R. R. Carroll, Presldeat
P. V. Leareagrood, Secretary -Trearr
J. XI. Benjaml, Editor

BoaliM Of flee Flre-Oae
Editorial Depart meat Two-Seni
Society Editor Two-One-Fire

Entered at Ocala, Fla., postofflce aa
second-class matter.


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entitled for the use for republication f
ail nevrs dispatches credited to it or
not otherwise credited In this paper
and also the local news published
herein. All rights of republication of
special dispatches herein, are also reserved.

One year, in advance 5.00
Six months, in advance..... 2.50
Three months. In advance 1-25
One month, In advance .60
One year, in advance. .....$8.00
Six months. In advance 4.25
Three months, in advance 2.25
One month, in advance .10

we are fighting against," and offer it
to the navy department a3 a recruit recruiting
ing recruiting poster. From our own opinion
and that of others who have seen the
picture, we should say it would have
a telling effect.

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secutive consecutive insertions. Alternate inser insertions
tions insertions 25 per cent, additional. Composi Composition
tion Composition charged on ads. that run less than
six times 5c. per inch. Special position
20 per cent, additional. Rates based on
4-inch minimum. Less than four inches
will take higher rate, which will be
furnished on application.
Heading Notlceat 5c. per line for first
insertion; 3c. per line for each subse subsequent
quent subsequent insertion. One change a week
allowed on readers without extra com composition
position composition charges.
Iegal advertisements at legal rates.
Electros must be mounted, or charge
will be made for mounting.
Political Advertising: Display, reg regular.
ular. regular. Readers, Daily, 5 cents per
line; Weekly 5 cents per line. Same
reader Daily and Weekly editions, 8
cents per line, for one insertion in
both. t


The meeting of the council this eve evening
ning evening will be quite interesting, and we
think it will pay as many of our citi citizens
zens citizens as can go to be present.
For one thing there will be an elec election
tion election of officers and this will probably
result in surprise5 parties for some of
the candidates.
The Star has submitted a bid to the
council for the printing of the audi auditor's
tor's auditor's report. The people are anxious
to see this report. The Star has offer offered
ed offered to print it if the city will pay for
setting the type, and it has made a
cut rate on thetypesetting. s We will
make no charge for the space. We
would print the document free if we
could. As it is, it won't cost the city
over $25, and the council will have no
excuse for not accepting the Star's
Our electric light plant will prob probably
ably probably be up for discussion again. Pres President
ident President Nash, at the request of a couple
of the councilmen, yesterday, wired
State Fuel Administrator Williams to
come to Ocala and confer with the
council, we suppose, in regard to the
desire of the national food adminis administration,
tration, administration, to have the city take current

Mayor Chace, with the consent of
Mr. R. C Camp, has shown us the
following letter, which, as it is partly
in answer to an article in the Star, we
- Letter from Mr. Camp
Ocala, Fla., May 6, 1918.
Dr. J. E. Chace, Mayor, Ocala, Fla.
Dear Sir: In a recent editorial in
the Ocala Star, the statement was

made that the Florida Power Com Company
pany Company was not in a position to, and
would not make the city a proposition
in regard to sale of electric current to
the city of Ocala. As this statement
is not altogether correct, I beg to cor correct
rect correct the impression which may have
been made on you, and the public, in

(connection with this matter.

Over six months ago this company
tendered to the United States govern government
ment government its entire plant to be used in any
manner that those in authority should
determine. This tender has ever since
held and still holds good. The United
States fuel administration has full
authority to deal with this matter as
it is dealing today with similar situa situations
tions situations all over the country, closing
certain plants, inter-connecting others
and in some instances building new
plants, and generally, doing what
those in authority consider necessary
in order to prevent all waste and non non-economic
economic non-economic operations.
We beg to emphasize the fact that
the Florida. Power Company is mak making
ing making no proposition or overtures to, the
city of Ocala, and that it will not
make any unless invited to do so by
those in authority, or unless the fuel
administration shall require us to

make one. We wish to state, however,
that the Florida Power Company has
a large amount of power now going to
waste, and that it would be glad U,
sell its power to any city, person or
corporation that might be able to use
it advantageously, and at a fair price.
We particularly wish to impress
upon you the fact that this entire

question is in the hands of the gov

ernment, and that, so far as the Flor Florida
ida Florida Power Company is concerned, ev everything
erything everything will be done to meet the

wishes of the fuel administration, ana

the national authorities, in order to

carry out any suggested economies,

or in any way to serve the public as

the authorities wish it to be served. If
these authorities so decree this com company
pany company will supply electric current to

Ocala, or any other locality.. If neces

sary to extend its lines to carry out
such requirements, the Florida Power
Company stands ready to build the

necessary extensions.

We think it is due to you that this
statement from our company should
be made, and we trust it may set at

rest any misunderstanding, doubt or

question concerning our position in

this matter.
Very respectfully yours, v
Florida Power, Company,
By R. C. Camp, President.
Mr. Camp read our article some somewhat
what somewhat carelessly. We did not say the

Florida Power Company was not in a

position to and wouldn't make a pro

position to the city. We said we didn't

from the Florida Power Company.

We think Mr. Nash was rather j think it was likely it would. We made

rushing things. We think the council
should wait until the power company
makes it a proposition. And we don't
think any two or three or even all the
councilmen have any right to get to together
gether together informally and give out any
official invitation. This shouldn't be
done without a meeting of and a vote
by the council. It is appropriate for
the mayor to make such an invitation,
but without a formal meeting and a
vote the councilmen have no 5 more
right to do such a thing than the
same number of private citizens.
However, it 'is all right for Mr.
Williams to come. He is a broad broad-minded
minded broad-minded and well-posted man and will
not approve of any measures being
railroaded. It is not certain he will
be here, but if he is, as many as pos possible
sible possible of our citizens should go to meet
P. S. A telegram from Mr. Will Williams
iams Williams says he can't be here this eve evening,
ning, evening, but hopes to visit Ocala in a
few days.

We have known for some time that
Sibbald Wilson was a clever worker
in black and white, but we confess we
were surprised when he brought to
the Star office Monday a cartoon in
The picture was so vivid that the
expression, "The Horrible Hun" seem seemed
ed seemed to shoot from its hideous face. It
was a drawing of a human, or perhaps
we had beter say inhuman, figure,
with a German helmet on its head,
the gory head of a woman swinging
by its hair from one hand while the
other hand held a bloody sword, the
point of which was buried in a bleed bleeding
ing bleeding body at the monster's feet. All
around lay the corpses of women and
children, gashed and ripped in the
most horrible way, and in the back background
ground background the smoke rose from the
houses and churches of a burning vil village.,
lage., village., It is a startling picture, and faith faithfully
fully faithfully portrays the opinion of the Ger German
man German that hisv inhuman ruling class
has earned for him in the last fout
Sibbald intends to name his picture,
"The Beast of Berlin," and inscribe it

with the terse sentence, "This is what

that statement after conferring with
Mr. Camp, and we think his foregoing

letter confirms it.
The Star will be very glad to help

in bringing about an understanding

between the city and the Florida

Power Company, if such an agreement

can be made with mutual advantage.
If the power company can help thts
city, we think it should have a chance

to do so, and if it can help itself at

the same time, we think every fair fair-minded
minded fair-minded person is willing. Mutual help
right now is needed everywhere.

We think, however, that the Florida

Power Company should make a pro-

position to the city. We do not think
it will sacrifice any dignity is doing
so. All business of that sort is almost

always begun by a proposition from

the party who has goods to sell. We
. a. -a

don't tninK tne city snouid mane a

proposition to the power company.

There are several reasons why it
shouldn't, but one is enough. There is
not any member of the council who
has the technical knowledge to make
such a proposition. They would be

like a bunch of primary school chil

dren selecting text books for a whole

We do not think the fuel adminis

tration is likely to make any demand

on the people of Ocala to take current

from an outside source unless they

are willing to do so. This isn't Prus

sia yet. The fuel administration rec recommends
ommends recommends on general principles. It is
not going to make a direct order with

out investigating. An investigation

will show that while our fuel situa

tion is troublesome to ourselves, it
does not affect the country in general.
The fuel administration will have to
take into consideration that our wa

ter and light plants are combined;

that consequently, even if we do take

current from an outside source, that

we must constantly keep steam in the
boilers of the engines, or keep the oil

engine in readiness to start at

minute's notice, and this will call for
a considerable amount of fuel and
manual labor maybe enough to make

the difference

Let Mr. Camp go ahead and tell the
city what his company is able and
willing to do, let the council, assisted

by competent and distinterested en engineers,
gineers, engineers, consider his proposition, then

let them obtain an expression of opin opinion
ion opinion from the people. There is no need
to "railroad" the matter. We will get
along somehow for the next few
The Star has had some corres correspondence
pondence correspondence with the national fuel ad administration,
ministration, administration, and the following letter
will show that while the administra administration
tion administration is trying to hring about co cooperation
operation cooperation it is not likely to bring any
heavy pressure to bear on this partic particular
ular particular locality:
From the Fuel Administration
U. S. Fuel Administration
Bureau of Conservation
Washington, April 29.
Editor Star: We thank you very
much for your letter of April 24th
wherein you assure us of your co

operation, although you make mention
of certain contingencies.

Particularly with respect to the

question of serving power over a 40-

mile transmission line, I would ob

serve as follows:

The great bulk. of electrical power

of the United States is today trans transmitted
mitted transmitted over power lines at voltages
ranging from 11,000 to 100,000. The

Montana Power Company, which dis

tributes power over a great copper

producing section, contains 543 lines

of high tension transmission line. One

of its lines is 243 miles in length.

The Pocahontas and New River

coal fields of West Virginia which I
produce nearly all of the coal consum- j

ed by our navy; is almost entirely!

driven by central station power, and

there are probably 200 miles of high
tension power lines in each of these
fields. On account of the seriousness
of the power situation around Phila Philadelphia
delphia Philadelphia and through New Jersey and

Delaware, and on account of the con congestion
gestion congestion of railroad traffic in these

sections, the government now has on

foot a plan .which would bring addi

tional power a distance of between 75

and 100 miles from the coal fields. :-

The high commission appointed by

the British government to investigate

the power situation of Great Britain.

has recently recommended a central

station system which will, if carried
out, shut down the isolated plants of
Great Britain. According to the re

port, under central station electrifica

tion the coal requirements of the coal
industries of Great Britain will be re reduced
duced reduced from eighty million tons to
about thirty-five million tons. I may
ad d that the city of Baltimore is de dependent
pendent dependent upon power supplied from a
point approximately sixty miles distant.

We hope that your city will take

this matter up with the power com company
pany company with a view to some mutually
equitable and desirable arrangement.
We think that you will have no diffi difficulty
culty difficulty in affecting such an arrange arrangement
ment arrangement under the conditions.

As you can appreciate, we have a

great many cases of this kind thruout
the country and some very valuable
economies have already been affected
by arrangements such as the one pro

posed. In fact, in many cases, these

arrangements have been carried out
only at a very heavy expenditure of
money, relatively, we believe, heavier
than would be necessary in this inr


We would greatly appreciate your

co-operation and further expression of

Again thanking you, we, are,
Very truly yours,
U. S. Fuel Administration,
By Charles E. Stuart.

Chief of Division of Power and Light.



To the Voters of Marion and Sum Sumter
ter Sumter Counties: I shall be a candidate
for the office of state senator from the
20th senatorial district, subject to the
democratic primary. C. B. HowelL

I desire to announce my candidacy
for the position of county commis commissioner
sioner commissioner from district No. 3, Marion j

county, subject to the democratic pri
mary. J. W. Davis.
Summerfield, Florida.


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 candidacy
for representative from Marion coun county,
ty, county, subject to the democratic primary
in June of this year, and solicit the
support of the people. I enter group
one (1). Very respectfully,
N. A. Fort.

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. Seofield.
January 4, 1918.

To the Democratic Voters, Fifth
Judicial Circuit:
I hereby announce myself a candi candidate
date candidate for the office of state's attorney
for the fifth judicial circuit, of the
state of Florida, in the approaching
democratic primary, and subject to
the result thereof.
Fred L. Stringer.
Brooknville, Fla., March 14, 1918.


The Battery
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makes of BATTERIES repaired,
re-boxed and re-charged and sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction guaranteed, at moderate
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Phone 376, Ocala, Fla.

To the Voters of the Second Com Commissioner's
missioner's Commissioner's District: I desire to an announce
nounce announce my candidacy for member of
the board of county commissioners
from the second commissioner's dis district,
trict, district, subject to the action of the dem democratic
ocratic democratic primary election to be held
June 4th. Having served you for two
years previously I feel that I am irf.
position to know the needs of the dis district,
trict, district, as well as the county at large.
I will appreciate your support.
J. T. Hutchins.


According to my own Inclination
and the solicitation of friends, I here hereby
by hereby announce myself a candidate for
county commissioner for the fourth
commissioner's district of Marion
county, subject to the action of the
democratic primary of 1918. If elect elected,
ed, elected, 'I promise a faithful discharge of
the duties of the office and I shall
strive to give satisfaction to all con

cerned by giving the duties of the of

fice my personal attention. I shall be

thankful for the support of all inter

ested. Very respectfully,
O. H. (Bob) Rogers.
Lynne. Fla.

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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.


Fresh car of. cement and plaster
just received. We also carry Lake
Weir sand. Welch-Todd Lumber Com Company.
pany. Company. 25-tf

We can furnish the merchants of
this section with blank applications
for sugar canning purposes at the
following prices, if cash accompanies
order: One hundred, 75c.; fifty, 50c.;
twenty-five, 31c; postage prepaid.
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the Federal Land Bank of Columbia will
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35 year term, with privilege of repayment
after five years.
Detailed information given by
R. S. Rogers, Secretary.
Ocala National Farm Loan Association.
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at any drug store. Millions of bottles of
this old famous Sage Tea Recipe, im improved
proved improved by the addition of other ingredi ingredients,
ents, ingredients, are sold annually, says a well'
known druggist here, because it darkens
the hair so naturally and evenly that no
one can tell it has been applied.
Those whose hair is turning gray or
becoming faded have a surprise awaiting
them, because after one or two applica applications
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If You Have Any News for his De Department,
partment, Department, Call Five DouMe-One
or Two-Seven
Is anybody happier because you pass passed
ed passed this way?
Does anybody remember that you
spoke to him today?
The day is almost over and its toiling
time is through;
Is there anybody to utter a kindly
word to you?
Did you give the kindly greeting to
the friend who came along,
Or a churlish sort of "howdy" and
then vanish in the throng?
Were you selfish, pure and simple, as
you rushed along your way,
Or is somebody mighty grateful for
a deed you did today?
Can you say tonight, in parting with
the day that's slipping fast,
That you helped a single person of
the many that you passed?
Is a single heart rejoicing over what
you did or said?
Does a man whose hopes were fading
now with courage look ahead ?
The heart is often attracted by as assumed
sumed assumed qualities; but affections are
fixed ony on those things which are
Musical at the Woman's Club, Thurs Thursday,
day, Thursday, May 9th
The University of Florida presents
the university quartet in concert at
the Woman's Club Thursday at 8 p.
m. Prof. Chapman, director of music
and one of the quartet, is said by
those who have heard him to surpass
any singer who has ever appeared be before
fore before an Ocala audience. His three
assistants also have splendid voices
and the accompanist is a fine pianist.
The program will consist of patriotic,
pathetic, classic and humorous songs.
Part of the proceeds will go to swell
the school fund to buy play apparatus.
Priceof admission, 25 cents.
The industrial school observes Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday as visitors' day. The public
will please bear this in mind. Here Heretofore
tofore Heretofore this rule has been somewhat
disregarded, but without system there
cannot be order. I insist that all calls
be made on Wednesday.
Lumie B. .Davis, Supt.
Mrs. George Pasteur of Anthony
was shopping in the city yesterday.
Mrs. Will Barret is expected home
tomorrow from an extended visit to
Miss Dorothy Klock of Lake Weir,
is in the city, the guest of her friend,
Miss Meme Davis.
Mr. A. T. Thomas, who has been
spending several days at home, will
leave tomorrow for his business in
Atlanta. J
Rev. and Mrs.- G. A. Ottmann left
yesterday for Orange Park for a visit
of a week to Mrs. M. E. Robinson and
and daughters.
Mrs. Andrew Turner who has been
the guest of her sister, Mrs. Walter
Hood, returned to her home in Dun-
nellon yesterday.
Mr. S. R. Whaley was called to
Gainesville early this morning by the
sad news of the death of his brother-
in-law, Mr. J. B. Davis. '.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Anderson left
yesterday afternoon for Atlanta to be
with their son at Camp Gordon, Lieut.
E. P. 'Anderson, who is soon to be
Mrs. Dudley Spain of Talbotton,
Ga., who before her marriage was one
of Ocala's popular girls, is having &.
delightful visit this week in Atlanta
in company with her husband.
Dr. W. M. Richardson of this city
has gone to Mcintosh, where he will
;e the guest of his son, Mr. Purdy
Richardson and family for a few
Mr. and Mrs. F. G. B. Weihe and
Dr. and Mrs. Carl Weihe were guests
of Mrs. Hattie A. Webb and daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Miss Julia at a spend, the day
party at Kendrick yesterday.
Mrs. Ralph Whiting, ,whose husband
is manager of the Postal Telegraph
Co., left last night for Gainesville on
receiving news that her father, Mr. J.
B. Davis died in that city. Mrs. Da Davis
vis Davis is a niece of Mr. S. R. Whaley.
Mrs. T. E. Bridges and party of
friends and neighbors spent a most
enjoyable day at Coleman on Lake
Panasoffkee yesterday. A delightful
picnic dinner and fishfry were pleas pleasant
ant pleasant features of the day. m
Employment bureaus in England
have been called on to furnish 10,000
women a month to the Women's Aux
iliary Army Corps, whose members
serve with the military establishments
in France and England.
At the meeting of the Methodist
missionary society yesterday, Mrs.
Harry Holcomb was elected to succeed
Mrs. R. O. Connor at superintendent
of local work. Mrs. Connor and son
will move to Jacksonville to be with
Mr. Connor as soon as the Ocala
school closes.
Judge Haskell and wife passed
through Ocala yesterday on their
way to St. Petersburg. This admirable

couple are both active workers for the
Eastern Stars. Judge Haskell is past
grand patron and Mrs. Haskell past
grand matron. They are well known
in Ocala.

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Notice to Eastern Stars
The officers of Ocala Chapter No.
29, O. E. S., are requested by the
worthy matron to meet at the Masonic
hall Wednesday 3 p. m. for rehearsal.
Friends throughout the city will
deeply regret to know that ere long
they will have to part with Mr. and
Mrs. N. I. Gottlieb and Miss Nellie
Gottlieb, long residents of Ocala.
They will leave the third week in May
for their new home in Arcadia, where
Mr. Gottlbb has leased the Williford
store building, one of Arcadia's finest
business places, which he will open on
the first of June as a specialty shop.
As this is the only shop of its kind in
Arcadia, Mr. Gottlieb feels that he
has fine business prospects. He will
carry a complete stock of office fix fixtures,
tures, fixtures, service goods, art goods, sta stationery,
tionery, stationery, etc. Miss Nellie Gottlieb will
not leave for Arcadia until a few
weeks later. While the friends of this
splendid family will regret very much
to part with them, they will wish
them every success in their new home.
Mr. Duncan JMacDonald arrived ii
the city yesterday afternoon for a
short time before taking up his train training
ing training course in Y. M. C. A. work. He
left Mrs. MacDonald at Springfield en
route to her former home in Urbana,
Ohio, where she will be the guest of
relatives until he is permanently lo located.
cated. located. Mr. McDonald has also enjoyed
a visit to friends in Washington and
other cities.
St. Margaret's Guild, of Grace
Episcopal church will give a silver
tea and fancy work sale on the aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon of Monday, May 13th, from 4
until 6 o'clock, at the home of Mrs.
C. S. Cullen. The regular Easter sale
0 fancy work was postponed until
this time so as to give an opportu opportunity
nity opportunity to those who wish to purchase
articles of this kind for graduation
presents. There will also be cakes
and cookies for sale.
Miss Nellie Gottlieb will be, the
hostess of. the Tuesday auction club
this afternoon. There will be two
tables. The visitors playing are Mrs.
Sam Leigh and her guest, Mrs. Mc Mc-Cabe
Cabe Mc-Cabe of Jacksonville. The prizes will
be thrift stamps. Refreshments con consisting
sisting consisting of ice cream and cake will be
The war department now has a
woman's bureau. Miss Mary Van
Kleek of New York, is the head of it,
and her job is to deal with all prob problems
lems problems resulting from the employment
of women in arsenals and ordnance
plants. The extent to which women
are employed in similar positions in
England has created practically a new
profession for women, and similar op opportunities
portunities opportunities are fast developing here.
In the third Liberty Loan drive
$8050 worth of bonds were purchased
through the Ocala Woman's Club by
the club members and their friends.
The committee who handled this wish
to thank all who contributed toward
the fund. In the other two drives the
club was fortunate enough to secure
through subscriptions $11,000 in Lib Liberty
erty Liberty Bonds. The club now has credil
for selling $19,050 worth of bonds.
Mrs. J. M. Meffert is enjoying a
visit from her oldschoolmate, Mrs. J.
WT. Witwer of South Bend, Ind., and
Mrs. Witwer's daughter, Mrs. H. C.
Mathews and son, Chipman of Tampa.
Mrs. Witwer will go from here to
South Bend for the summer, while
Mrs. Mathews and son will return to
Tampa in a few days.
m m m
Mrs. Mary Eagleton and daughter,
Marjorie, have returned from a
month's visit to Tampa. Mrs. Eagle Eagle-ton's
ton's Eagle-ton's splendid appearance is a walk walking
ing walking advertisement for our sister city.
Her face is so wreathed in smiles we
felt like telling her she reminded us
of the little couplet, "A thing of beau beauty
ty beauty is a joy forever."
Mr. Newcomb Barco of Sunny Slope
farm, has just returned from a most
enjoyable visit to his brother, Sam
Barco at Camp Gordon, who he found
in the best of health and looking
splendidly. Mr. Barco also visited
his sister, Mrs. Patterson in Atlanta,
while away.
(Concluded on Fourth Page)
May 10th, Romeo, picnic.
May 17th, Fairfield, picnic.
May 21st, Charter Oak schoolhouse
(near Summerfield), 2 p. m.
May 24th, Fellowship, combined
with W. O. W. picnic.
May 31st, Dunnellon, 7:30 p. m.
June 3rd, Ocala, 7:30 p. m.
Campaign Committee.
Phone No. 451 is the American
Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie proprietors,
tors, proprietors, the best in the, city, at the union
passenger station. 16-tf
If you can't spare your car in the
day, bring it to us at night. Williams
& Fox Auto Service Station. 18-tf
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
Old fashion and two crop conk peas.
Ocala Seed Store. 27-tf

An Army Without a Gun
Of the Vigilantes.

THE Red Cross is the greatest instrument of
A mercy the world has ever seen. Noble as the
service of mercy and helpfulness was in Civil War
days, the Red Cross surpasses it immeasurably not
only in the range and variety of its effort, but in
efficiency and effectiveness.
The Red Cross is, we may say, the arms of the
mothers of the world reached out to their sons to
bind up their wounds and comfort them. The Red
Cross is an army without a gun that wages war
only upon suffering and heartache. Where the
flag of the stars goes there the banner of the Red
Cross must fly beside it. We watch our boys go
forth to war with a spirit of hopefulness because we
know that this great agency of humanity presses
close behind them; that its work is not incidental,
but the intelligent directed effort of one of the
most marvelous organizations ever contrived by
American genius.
We have all contributed to the Red Cross; we
shall be called upon again to contribute to its
funds, again and perhaps again. And we will
respond again and yet again! For this is a war for
the defense of civilization, and we of great, free,
splendid, glorious America, have every intention
that it shall be fought with the army of the Red
Cross solidly supporting our soldiers.

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Ever realize that every dollar you spend makes some one
work? Of course ihe work was done before you spent your dollars,
but if you and many others didn't spend money for certain articles,
other men would cease to make them. They would then devote
their services to something else for which there was a demand.
Just now the demand for "Goods and Services" for war purposes
is greater than the supply. Therefore, when you refrain from buy buying
ing buying the things not absolutely necessary for health and efficiency,
you are releasing labor and. materials which our Government
needs to win the war.
Enlist your slacker quarters Buy with each a Thrift Stamp.
Sixteen Thrift Stamps and 15 cents may be exchanged for a War
Savings Stamp, worth $5 on January 1, 1923. You can get your
money back with interest at any time.

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For recovery of three karat diamond
stud. Return to Star office and receive
reward. 5-7-6t
Mr. R. S. Hall left yesterday for a
feveral days' stay in Jacksonville.
Mr. E. A. Osborne returned from a
business trip to West Florida yester yesterday.
day. yesterday. Dr. K. J.Weihe went to Lakeland
yesterday to take the state examina examination
tion examination in optometry before the state
Mr. N. I. Gottlieb left for Jackson Jacksonville
ville Jacksonville last night on a business trip. He
will return to Ocala about the end of
the week.
Careful prescription service, using
Squibb's chemicals, at Gerig's Drug
Store. War Savings and Thrift
Stamps sold. tf
Messrs. J. K. Christian, Tulli
Hickson, J. B. Niel and L. H. Willis,
of Mcintosh, were business visitors to
Ocala yesterday.
Mr. Charles Perry, railroad agent,
merchant and enterprising citizen at
Kendrick, was in town yesterday and
paid the Star an appreciated call.
Ask anybody about our repair
work. William & Fox Auto Service
Station. 18-tf
That good1 old citizen, Uncle Billy
Folks, was in town today, and told us
he had resolved to run for the legis legislature.
lature. legislature. His announcement will appear
Mr. Oliver Mathews of Flemington
came in town Monday, to stand in inspection
spection inspection before the local board. The
board told him such a good farmer
could serve Uncle Sam better right at
home and sent him back to his fertile
Our terms Jtrictiy casn, our service
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Editor Star: Please allow me thru
your valuable paper to announce to
the good people of Ocala that Thurs Thursday,
day, Thursday, the 9th inst., will be a holiday of
obligation as on Sunday, being the
anniversary of our Savior's ascension,
40 days after Easter. All Christians
in good standing should observe it
and attend the divine services which
will be held at St. Philip's 5 Catholic
church at 10:30 a. m. and at 6 p. m.
Rev. D. Bottolaccio.
The following named men were en entrained
trained entrained for Camp Sevier, Greenville,
S. C, at 1:35 May 7, S. A. L. railway:
Walter E. Sewell.
Andrew J. Wood.
Zavier Adams, from Levy county.
G. A. Hooker, from Palm Beach
Harry C. Bennett from Marion
county, was entrained for Camp Colt,
Gettysburg, Pa., for service in the
tank corps, via the A. C. L. at 1:14.
Marion Camp No. 56, U. C. V., met
May 7th, 1918 with the commander in
the chair. Prayer by 'Chaplain W. J.
Folks. The following comrades an answered
swered answered to roll call: -Alfred Ayer, H.
W. Douglas, B. I. Freyermuth, M. P.
Frink, W. J. Folks, R. A. Carlton, L.
M. Graham, F. E. Harris, W. Kilpat Kilpat-rick,
rick, Kilpat-rick, W. E. McGahagin, Col. J. M.
Martin, W. E. Martin, B. H. Norris,
C. C. Priest, Geo. R. Smith, J. H.
Badger, T. A. Austin. The camp
agreed to meet at 11 a. m. during the
summer. After a social chat the camp
adjourned. Alfred Ayer, Adjt.
Evening Star
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Our Boy Scouts certainly did splen splendid
did splendid work for the Liberty Loan. The
following table gives the measure of
their achievement:
Jack Camp Jr., 20 bonds.-. .$6,100.00
Ernest Beaton, 16 bond3 1,150.00
June Counts, 12 bonds 9.50.00
Melville Little, 10 bonds 1,300.00
Patsy Gillen, 11 bonds 800.00
George Aiken, 10 bonds 550.00
Harry Holcomb, 6 bonds 350.00
H. P. Meadows, 4 bonds 400.00
Josselyn Moorhead, 3 bonds. 200.00
John A. Bouvier, 3 bonds 150.00
Leonard Bennett, 2 bonds... 150.00
George Blowers, 2 bonds.... 100.00
John Cook, 1 bond 50.00
Sam Phillips, 1 bond 100.00
Hugh Chace, 1 bond 100.00
W. J. Crosby, 1 bond 50.00
Herman Clayton, 1 bond 50.00
The first six boys will receive med medals,
als, medals, and all are entitled to the thanks
of the town for their faithful and en energetic
ergetic energetic work. i
FO RSALE One new model Ford
roadster; run about 2000 miles. J.
Camp, Ocala. 7-6t
FOR RENT One cottage, either fur furnished
nished furnished or unfurnished. Two or three
rooms nicely furnished for light
housekeeping. Call at 229 Daugherty
street. 7-6t
WANTED Blacksmith. Good, steady
job. Good pay for competent man.
Central Cypress Company, Centralia,
Florida. 7-4t
FOR SALE Very handsome 9x12
Axminster rug; also $50 Edison
phonograph with 60 records for $20.
Can be seen at 215 South Second St.
Mrs. A. E. S. Sheffield. 7-3t
FOR RENT Three nicely furnished
rooms; with gas stove and all mod modern
ern modern conveniences. Call at 115 Orange
avenue, or phone 408. 5-6-tf
WANTED Experienced farm hands.
Steady work and good pay. F. yN.
Burt, Spring Garden Ranch, DeLeon
Springs, Fla. 5-6-tf
WANTED Furnished cottage or
rooms for light housekeeping for tlje
summer months. Address P. O. Box,
139, Ocala. 6-3t
FOR SALE A Thomas Automobile
Truck; fifty-three horsepower; thor thoroughly
oughly thoroughly overhauled; money maker for
hauling with trailers over hard roads.
Price, $500. Frederick's Garage, De De-Land,
Land, De-Land, Fla. 5-6-tf
WANTED Two machinists for shop
work, one locomotive engineer, two
firemen for stationery boilers, oil
fire. Apply Phosphate Mining Co.,
Nichols, Polk County, Fla. 4-6t
WOOD For a good load of stove
wood, oak or pine, call C. O. D. Wood
Yard, phone 339. 4-29-tf
FOR SALE Pair of No. 1 wagon and
farm mules. Inability to get help
reason for sale. Address "C. E.," care
Star, Ocala, Fla. 25-lm
FOR SALE Cheap, two lots, Nos.
Ill and 126 Dr. Chace's subdivision.
known as Linwood Park. Apply to
Edward Tucker, city. 16-tf
FOR SALE A modern seven-room
house, close in; cheap for cash. A
good investment; now rented. Address
Box 329, Ocala, Fla. 3-9t
PIANO TUNING J. E. Frampton,
Ocala's resident piano tuner, is still
here and will appreciate the opportu
nity to care for your piano. 1109 E.
5th St., Phone 185 G, Ocala, Fla. 2-6t
MONEY TO LOAN On good, im
proved city property; 5-year period,
interest 7 per annum. Georgia Loan
& Trust Co., M. L. Mershon, Agent,
Ocala, Fla. 4-15-tf
FOR SALE Land3 and lots at Lake
Weir, Montague and elsewhere. Cash
or terms; or exchange for good Ford
car or Liberty Loan bonds. Address,
"K. E. L." care Star, Ocala. Florida
D 25 1-m.
FOR RENT Seven-room house with
modern conveniences; close to high
school; extra large lot for chickens
and garden. Apply to Mrs. George
McGahagin, 416 Wenona street ,or
phone 254. 3-6t
FOR SALE At a bargain. On ac account
count account of leaving the city I wish to sell
one good cook stove and one. oil
heaffer, both almost new and in good
condition. Apply to J. W. Ruff, at 734
Lake Wei ravenue. 5-2-6t
wMy Optician"
I eppecially offer my services to the
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan Si, Park Hotel Bldg.,


(Continued from Third Page)
Miss Florence Leitner, who has been
so ill at the hospital, is improving
daily, which news is being gladly re received
ceived received by her friends.
Mr. Merrill of the Ocala Steam
Laundry, who has been quite ill with
rheumatism, is able to be up once
The friends of Mrs. J. C. Caldwell
will regret to hear she has been ill
for over a week and is still confined
to her bed.
Mrs. McCloud of Andalusia, Ala.,
who has been the guest of Mrs. Davis
at the residence of Mrs. J. H. Fouth,
leaves for her home tomorrow.
The gun club which is composed en entirely
tirely entirely of women, will meet this after afternoon
noon afternoon for practice in the open. Target
shooting will be the lesson for the
afternoon, Prof. W. H. Cassels having
Mr. E. C. Bennett in company with
Mr. Archie "Blue of Gainesville, left
today for Daytona to attend the Ocean
picture convention. These conventions
are attended by all the film corpora
tion representatives, and Mr. Bennett
expects to book some fine pictures for
the Temple while there.
Meeting of the Missionary Society
There were 27 members present at
the business meeting of the mission
ary society of the Methodist church
yesterday. A most interesting paper
entitled "The Greatest Challenge of
the Ages," was read by Mrs. Sidney
Whaley. Two new members, Mrs.
Bilbro and Mrs. Baxter, were added to
the society. A song service was en enjoyed.
joyed. enjoyed. The members, of the Methodist mis missionary
sionary missionary society of Kendrick had as
their guests yesterday at their month monthly
ly monthly business meeting the following
members of the Ocala society, who
went out in three cars: Mrs. Taylor,
Mrs. Galloway, Mrs. Martin, Mrs.
Lane, Mrs. Cook, Mrs. Holcomb, Mrs.
Thomas, Mrs. Griffin, Mrs. Leaven Leaven-good,
good, Leaven-good, Mrs. Boyd, Mrs. Baxter, Mrs.
Hardin and Mrs. Bridges..
Mr. Clarence Phillips and daughter,
Mary Ellen passed through Ocala to today
day today on their way to Tampa for a visit
to Mrs. T. J. Nixon and family. Mr.
Phillips has been in very poor health
and it is hoped the change will prove
beneficial. On his return he will be
accompanied by his second little
daughter, Lounita Taylor Phillips,
who has been in Tampa for sometime.
Mrs. George Yancey and her pret pretty
ty pretty little daughter, Mary Elizabeth,
having returned from Brazil, are now
in New York city. They are expected
in Ocala in a few days.
Two of the greatest helpers in the
work, of the community sings are Mr.
and Mrs. E. C. Bennett, who con contribute
tribute contribute the Temple theater and take a
lot of pleasure in seeing it filled. It
would not be possible to have the
sings without the Temple.
Sorghum seed and field peas at the
Ocala Seed Store. 27-tf
Bring your car to Williams & Fox,
a reliable repair shop. 19-tf
Nunnally's Candies fresh every
week at Gene's Drue Store, where
you can also cet Thrift Stamps, tf
We will begin our Thurs Thursday
day Thursday afternoon closing
May the 1 o'clock.
We will continue closing
through May, June, July
and August.
Smith Grocery Co.
Whittington & Marsh
Carn Thomas Co.
0. K. Teapot Grocery


(By Governor Boyle of Nevada)
The Germans are killing our boy3
"over there" with lies.
Every American soldier transported
to France since we entered the war
has gone to replace the Russian and
Italian resistance which was destroyed j
by murderous German lies. Every lie i
told in Russia, in Italy, and in the j
United States itself may well cost an J
American life and the total may de destroy
stroy destroy civilization.
This is a shameful tale, but there is
one that is worse:
Every deadly, poisonous lie made in
Germany to kill our boys is tolerated,
accepted and circulated by Americans.
Without the help of Americans Ger Germany
many Germany can not win this war.
We must wake up to these facts.
Every person in this country, whether
he be an American, German-American
or any other kind of fractional Ameri American,
can, American, who tolerates, credits or conveys
statements capable of restraining us
from giving our whole will, our whole
heart, and our wThole strength to this
war is doing cowardly and traitorous
work for Germany.
We cannot take refuge in ignorance,
We must recognize treason when we
see it as clearly as we identify poison
on our own shelves, and we must brand
it with the skull and cross-bones so
that all who come across it may shun
and abhor it.
It is a German-made lie that Ger Germany
many Germany i3 fighting a defensive war.
Germany has increased the terri territory
tory territory and population under her do dominion
minion dominion fourfold since the war began.
It is a German lie that the govern government
ment government and power of Germany are de destined
stined destined to rule the world.
The Prussian principle is that the
individual is the servant of the gov government
ernment government and exists for the govern government.
ment. government. It is mere despotism. Despotic
power can not survive in the world.
It is a German lie that Germany is
not our most dangerous enemy.
Germany has slaughtered our men,
women and babes when we were at
peace with her. She has destroyed our
property. She -has denied our rights to
the sea unless we should make war
on her enemies. She has officially
threatened to break down our Monroe
doctrine the wall that has-kept war
from the western world. She has by
law, directed her subjects to swear
perjured allegiance to America., but to
serve Germany under penalty when
the test should come. She populated
our country with spies, dynamiters,
and incendiaries at a time when she
claimed the privileges of a friend. Her
friendship has been as deadly as her
friendship for Belgium, for Russia, or
for Italy.
It is a German lie that any war
measure impairs the freedom of Am Americans.
ericans. Americans. Without war we have no freedom.
Our alternative is German slavery a
slavery that works the same with ev every
ery every nation, every people, every age,
and every sex. No man may commit
treason under the cloak of freedom
of speech or of the press. He may
not even further anarchy, immorality
or fraud by these means, much less
treason. No enemy may assail this
government under the protection oi
its laws. j
It is a German lie that this is a cap capitalistic
italistic capitalistic war.
Capital profited by this war so long
as we were out of it, because capital
and labor made and sold war. goods at
a great profit without tax of sacrifice.
Capital and labor in this country
would today be the prey of Prussian
conquest" had not both combined
against the common danger threaten threatened
ed threatened by the wolf of the world.
It is a German lie that our war ac activities
tivities activities are mismanaged or character characterized
ized characterized by neglect or incompetence.
With over a million men encamped
in plain sight of the American people
and with every avenue of information
open, no radical defects or abuses
have been discovered. The best brains
of the country are co-operating in
this war and the accomplishments of
the past year are conceded to be un un-prcedented
prcedented un-prcedented in the history of the
The German lie has unmistakable
marks. It typically refers to some
grievous wrong inflicted on the Amer
ican people, so flagrant that were it
operating it could not escape wide
public knowledge and investigation.
It tends to set the people against war
in general, against this war m par
ticular, and against one or all of the
necessary means and methods of com
ducting it. It tends to sicken and ter
rorize people, to undermine their con
fidence in the government, and to
arouse dissensions, animosities, and
distrusts that will weaken the deter determination
mination determination and the power of the people
in the prosecution of this war. It pro
motes indifference or despair respect
ing the future and evasion or dis disobedience
obedience disobedience of the laws. Beyond all this
it is privately circulated and is with
out a known or acknowledged author.
Any statement respecting the war,
meeting this definition, was made in
Germany. It was made to help Ger
many kill, conquer and rule Ameri
The manufacture of these lies can
not be stopped, but the trade-mark .of
treason can be branded on them where
ever they appear. The American who
repeats these transparent slanders is
doing traitorous work and should
know it. If he does not know it, he
is a tool of Germany. He must choose
to appear either a fool or a knave.
The time for argument is gone. Ouv
dead lie silent on the fields of France.
Loyalty to them was more than life.
We must strike and fight here, no
less than abroad, until the free air
they left is purged of Prussian pollu

tion and the free land they died for is j
saved from the brutal machinery of j
Prussian despotism.

Pine, May 1. Misses Mary and
Edna Bryce and Mr. Earl Bryce, of
Ocala, called on Miss Marie Eldridge
Sunday afternoon.
Miss Alma Jordan was the week weekend
end weekend guest of Miss Marie Eldridge.
Mr. L. B. Jordan was a business
caller in Ocala Monday.
Miss Marie Eldridge was called
home last week to the bedside of her
mother, who was very sick, but is im improving
proving improving now.
Mr. G. D. Turner and Mr. Harmon
Hall were dipping cows last Satur Saturday.
day. Saturday. Misses Alma Jordan, Mary Edna

That is not a loyal thing to do, of course, and few of us realize
that we are helping the enemy when we waste money. Pretty hard
to define what waste is. One man's waste may be another man's
economy. In a general way, waste in war time may be defined as the
buying of anything not essential to health and efficiency. Every
dollar one spends for unnecessary things commands goods and ser services,
vices, services, that is, labor and materials, needed by the United States Gov Government
ernment Government for war purposes. And. if you invest the money you save
in War Savings Stamps, you are again helping by loaning your mon money
ey money to your Government.
Ocala Ice & Packing Co.


lis now a universally acknowledged necessity. No business man is

prepared to meet the daily affairs
tected with


Wo represent not only the bc-ri fifv insurance companies, out
also the highest class INDEMNITY A TD BONDING concerns in
the world. Talk is over with us.




In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaern convenience in each room. Dining room service ie
second to none.
KATES From $1.50 per day per person to ?6.
Proprietor. Manlier.

Courses in Classics, Science and Commerce. Also
Primary Department. Send for Catalogue.
Rev. F. Benedict, Director.


Never has there been a time when the public has looked
more keenly for MERCHANDISE NEWS than now.
Never has there been a time more auspicious for the enter
prying tradesman to secure HIS FULL SHARE OF TRADE
than now.
People must continue to eat, to wear and to use.
.The tendency is to cut out luxuriss, and luxuries are onlj
a relatively small proportion of your business. For every lux luxury
ury luxury cut out you have a chance to increase your .movement of
How short-sighted i3 the policy of reducing advertising ex expense
pense expense to "save money' You will only lose trade. You will only
lose prestige.
Advertise to increase saies and make more money; don't cut it
out to save money.
Study your advertising as you never did before do it wisely
and well.
Be prosperous and let the people know that you are prosper prosperous.
ous. prosperous. Success was NEVER achieved by stopping advertising or by
wearing old clothes and talking pessimism.


Bryce, Marie Eldridge, Mrs. Gradj
Martin and Mr. Earl Bryce motored
to Fort McCoy Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Julia Thomas, Mr. Frank
Thomas and Mrs. Grady Martin spent
the day with Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Tur Turner
ner Turner Sunday.
Letters have been received from
Mr. Clyde Jordan, who is now serv serving
ing serving Uncle Sam at Camp Jackson. He
says he likes his duties and is enjoy enjoying
ing enjoying good health. He says he hasn't
seen a woman in so long that if he
should see a dress it would scare
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Perry carried
their little boy, J. H. "Jr., to Ocala
Saturday morning for medical treat treatment.
ment. treatment. Rev. W. L. Martin and Mr. George
Turner were callers at Fort McCoy
Thursday morning.

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