The Ocala evening star


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The Ocala evening star
Uniform Title:
Ocala Evening Star
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Evening star
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Ocala, Fla.
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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: Generally fair
tonight and Saturday.
VOL.25, NO. 113

Somebody's Carelessness this Morning
Cost the Lives of Seven of
Our Soldiers
(Associated Press)
Columbia, May 10 Two passenger
coaches, said to have been loaded
with North and South Carolina troops
going from Camp Jackson to Camp
Sevier at Greenville, fell through a
trestle near camp this morning. A
telephone message received here stat stated
ed stated that between SO and 40. bodies had
been taken from the wreck.
Columbia, May 10. Seven soldiers
are dead, five of whom were killed
outright, and many injured when
three coaches loaded, with men from
the 321st infantry and 317th machine
gun company jumped from a trestle
near Camp Jackson this morning.
The men had just entrained for Camp
Sevier. The victims are said to have
been in two wooden coaches which
were crushed when steel coaches fell
upon them.
At the regular monthly business
meeting of the executive committer
of the Red Cross, held at the Red
Cross work rooms yeswrday morning,
eightbranches were represented, in.
eluding Mcintosh, Citra, Sparr, Belle-1
view, urange springs, uame weir,
Martel and Ocala. Each branch made!
ika rejjut w incic ic iu jicw mem members.
bers. members. Four boxes Were sent off re recently;
cently; recently; one box containing 90 pairs
of pajamas, and three boxes of sur
gical dressings. The general supply
committee turned in its report, as
follows: Forty-five sweaters, 40 pairs
of socks and eight comfort kits sup-
v j j a
plied to drafted men The commit-
tee, after due deliberation, decided to
appoint a canteen service committee,


its duties being to look after troopjman and fine voices of his assist

passing inrougu on trains aim w use
every effort toward making their
journey pleasant. The chairman, Mr.
L. R. Chazal, appointed this commit-
r1'" v. v ""c
inlu r B r a
20th of May were discussed. These I
pians win De nanaiea Dy a special t
n hit i T : t
1 - J11 1 11 1 1 1
commuiee. lvirs. voimon, cnairuiun
of the hospital garment committee,
met with and discussed with the rep representatives
resentatives representatives her work. She invited
vail to inspect her packing room. The
garments already made were inspect inspected.
ed. inspected. The Red Cross workers, meet eve every
ry every month and receive tlieir allot allotments
ments allotments from Atlanta. They finished
practically 3200 2x2 wipes in May.
There were 720 gauze rolls finished
last month. They expect to finish
900 split pads this month. It is no
small work these faithful women
have undertaken, all of which they d
most gladly and willingly. When one
stops to consider that there are al almost
most almost a thousand split pads to be made
this month, one wonders how so few
' hands, no matter how busy and nim nimble
ble nimble they may be, can hope to accom accomplish
plish accomplish so much. In reality this work
should be shared by every woman and
girl in town who has a spare moment
to give. So lay aside your fancy
work, mothers and daughters, and
come one and all and help in the glor glorious
ious glorious work being done 'so faithfully
and patiently by the self-sacrificing
Red Cross workers.
Beginning Saturday, May 11, spe special
cial special sale of Hats for $5 Children's
Hats also at reduced prices. The
Style Hat Shop. t
IN THE Y. 31. C. A.
The many friends of Mr. Stirling
M. Hooper, the popular barber, will
be interested to know that he has
heard the call to "do his bit" "and,
though having failed to qualify, phy-i
sically, for military service, has en enlisted
listed enlisted for Y. M. C. A. war work, and
expects to leave this week for Blut
Itidge, N. C, to go into training.
He is leaving an excellent patron patronage,
age, patronage, and his many customers and
friends should stand loyally by his
shop during his absence, thereby
keeping his business intact, awaiting
his return.
Mr. Hooper has secured Mr. D. C.
Robinson, of Jacksonville, an exper experienced
ienced experienced and competent barber, to take
care of his trade, and his patrons may
fee lcertain of absolutely satisfactory
service. Mothers may feel assured
that their children's work will receive
the same careful attention as hereto heretofore.
fore. heretofore. Ask anybody about our repair serv service.
ice. service. Williams & Fox Auto S. S. tf
goo dcondition. Price $200. R. R.
Carroll, Ocala, Fla. 6t


British Seem to Have Effectively Bot Bottled
tled Bottled Up the German Sub Sub-'
' Sub-' marine Base
(Associated Press)
London, May 10. The German sub submarine
marine submarine base at Ostend, on the Belgian
coast, has been blocked as the result
of a new raid by British naval forces,
the admiralty announces. The old
cruiser Vindictive, filled with con concrete,
crete, concrete, was sunk across the entrance to
the harbor. The British lost one motor
boat, and their casualties were light.
Dover. May 10. The decision to
! i il. ir! i i a r j 1
seuu uit? vuiuicuve w vaueiiu was
made a few days after her return
from the Zeebrugge raid and the task
of filling her with concrete was begun
immediately. As in the case of the
raid at Zeebrugge, this latest naval
exploit was kept a well-guarded sec secret.
PLOIT EXPLOIT Amsterdam, May 10. A strong al allied
lied allied flying squadron, bombed the mole
and village of Zeebrugge Thursday.
No military damage was done, accord according
ing according to an official statement issued in
Berlin. Two hostile airplanes were shot
down by the Germans.
wumain a iuii
j The educational committee of the
Woman's Club is to be congratulated
on the success of the pleasant little
entertainment which was given by the
University of Florida quartet at the
club rooms on Thursday evening. A
. .. realized which
m.c.f .uttl? sum waf reallzed wn
(Will be given for play apparatus for
grounds" The?e were over
h tf k god d M who
! u r
ants felt more than repaid, as it was
a most enjoyable evening for all pres present.
ent. present. -,
Mr. G. W. Cleveland left yester
y afternoon for a business trip to
M J ,
We maintain one of the best repair
shops in Marion county. Try our
service. Williams & Fox S. S. tf
Developments of the past few days
would indicate that the city should
have a meat inspector.
Everybody in Ocala will be glad to
know that Clifford Peabody, now at
Camp Upton, has been promoted to a
J. II. Butler, able seaman, of the
supply ship Bridge, on a furlough to
his home in Leesburg, was in the city
A very nice line of Wash Cloths on
display at Gerig's Drug Store. We
also sell War Savings and Thrift
Stamps. tf
A letter from Mr. Willie Hood at
Camp Wheeler, gives the information
that he will be in Ocala on a furlough
the latter part of the month.
That popular young man, Luther
Mershon, will leave May 13 for Camp
Sevier, where he will try to win a
commission in the training camp.
A dispatch today from Mr. F. C.
Clayton at Camp Sevier said that
while his son, Tom, was very feeble,
the doctors thought he had a fair
chance for recovery.
Careful prescription service, using
Squibb's chemicals, at Gerig's Drag
Store. War Savings and Thrift
Stamps sold. tf
Mr. and Mrs. S. Hickle who have
for the past three years resided in the
Munden house on South Fourth
street, are moving today into one of
Mrs. Haycraft's cottages near th
high school building.
Mr. John W. Robinson and wife
and Mrs. L. A. Carter of Jacksonville,
reached Ocala today, having come
through by automobile. They are
guests of Mrs. Carter's sisters, Mrs.
J. F. Hall and Mrs. Weaver.
Two little negro boys caught robv
bing a till yesterday were fined $5
each in recorder's court this morning.
There is quite a bunch of little color
ed boys growing up into criminals in
Ocala. They should be sent to reform
school before they are past teaching.
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


American Warship Scored a Direct
Hit on One of the Kaiser's
Sea Assassins
( Associated Press)
An Atlantic Port, May 10. The
sinking of a German submarine by a
United States warship with a shot
which lifted the U-boat completely
out of the water and broke her in two
was reported by officers of the ship
on arrival here yesterday.
On the voyage over the warship,
previously reported from German
sources as having been wrecked,
sighted a squad of submarines and the
gunners sprang to their guns. The
first two shots fired in quick succes succession
sion succession at the nearest enemy missed, but
the third shot went home. It caught
the U-boat just below the waterline
and so great was its force that the
craft was lifted out of the water and
in another moment she doubled up
and sank.
Survivors were seen in the water
and the other submarines and the de destroyed
stroyed destroyed submersible disappeared,
dived and did not reappear.
(Associated Press)
Chicago, May 10. At least seven
persons were killed and more than
150 injured by tornadoes in Iowa and
Illinois late yesterday, according to
advices received today. Hundreds of
buildings were blown down and much
livestock killed. ;
The regular meeting of the board
of trade will be held tonight at eigh
o'clock. Items of gneat importance
and interest to the merchants of this
city are to be brought before the
board at this meeting. We urge ev everyone
eryone everyone to come out that we may bet better
ter better understand the workings of this
Frank Harris Jr. is home for a
few days' furlough from Camp Jack
son, and it s needless to say every everybody
body everybody in Ocala is glad to see him.
When he leaves next Sunday, he will
not go to Camp Jackson but to Camp
Sevier to enter officers' training
Beautiful line of Cards for Mother's
Day at the SPECIALTY SHOP. Make
your selections early. A. E. Gerjg. 3t
North Ocala residents are gratified
to know that business in their part
of town if not actually booming is
decidedly on the increase. The last
real estate deal was the changing
hands of the Ray Hunt place, which
Mr. Packhard bought some time ago,
and has recently sold to Mrs. Rickard
of Atlanta.
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
It's no wonder that the man who
wrote that communication headed
"We Are Not Prussia," for this
morning's Banner, was afraid to sign
his name to it. Some of his state statements
ments statements are untruthful and others are
silly. We do not allow people to write
for this paper communications crit criticising
icising criticising other people unless they are
willing to sign their names to them.
Such communications are always
partly false and entirely cowardly.
Sunday is Mother's Day. We have
carnations, white $1.75 and pink,
$1.50 per dozen. The Green House. 3t
Buy Thrift Stamps of us and keep
your skin nice and soft with Rexall
Skin Soap. Gerig's Drug Store, tf
Middle-aged gentlemen, refined
manners, accustomed to foreign
travel, still young, wishes to meet
lady of like qualifications with some
means. Address, P. O. Box 109, At Atlanta,
lanta, Atlanta, Georgia. 10-lt
A 7-passenger, 6-cylinder Paige
car for sale today $460. 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
Now is the time to plant chufas,
$5.50 per bushel; Spanish peanuts,
$2.25 per bushel. Ocala Seed tSore,
phone 435. t
Fresh car of cement and plaster
just received. We also carry Lake
Weir sand. Welch-Todd Lumber Com Company.
pany. Company. 25-t
Do you read the want adsT


British by a Bold A tack Recaptured
a Vital Position from
the Roches
(Associated Press)
London, May 10. The British re recaptured
captured recaptured a small portion, of a front
line trench northwest of Albert which
the enemy gained yesterday, it is an announced
nounced announced officially.
With the British Army in France,
May 10. The operation by which the
British regained in counter attack a
small portion of a trench north of Al Albert,
bert, Albert, which the Germans had captur captured
ed captured yesterday, was important. The
position lay on high ground which
has been hotly contested ever since
the Germans stormed their way into
Washington, May 10. The Ameri American
can American casualty list given out today con.
tains twenty-one names, divided as
follows: Killed in action, 4; died of
wounded, 1; died of accident, 1; died
of. disease, 3; wounded severely, 3;
wounded slightly, 7; missing in ac action,
tion, action, 1; lost at sea, 1.
Lieut. Samuel G. Love of Chester,
S.VC, was slightly wounded, and Cor Corporal
poral Corporal McMakin, of Greer S. C, died
of disease. . . 1
Paris, May 10. Six German air air-plants
plants air-plants were brought down yesterday
by" Sub Lieut. Rene Fonck, the war
office announces.
Paris, May 10. French troops yes yesterday
terday yesterday captured Grivesnes Park, five
miles northwest of Montdidier, the
war office announces. The French
took 258 prisoners, and organized
their new positions notwithstanding
German resistance.
Berlin, May 10. A successful local
attack southwest of Ypres Wednes Wednesday
day Wednesday resulted in the capture of 675
prisoners, according to an official
statement issued today.
Citra, May 9. Mrs. J. B. Borland
has gone to Fort Myers to visit her
daughter, Mrs. Hunter.
Mrs. Allison Wartmann. returned
Tuesday from Orlando, where she
went with Mr. Wartmann Sunday.
They expect to move to Orlando next
week. Their Citra friends regret very
much to have them leave.
Mr. John Wyckoff came over from
Gainesville last week to spend a few
days with his parents before leaving
for Petersburg, Va., where he enters
the officers' training camp.
The many friends of Mr. Duncan
Miller, who. has spent the winter in
Citra as Florida representative fori
Henry Pape & Co., will regret to
know that he leaves for his home in
Brooklyn, N. Y., Friday. i
On Friday evening, May 3, 1918, the
Citra branch of the American Red
Cross, gave an entertainment, the
like of which may have been equaled
but never has been surpassed.'
From the, opening number, which
was the Star Spangled Banner, sung
by the entire audience, to the last
strains of America, which brought the
progra mto a close, the evening was
replete with fine solos, elegantly ren rendered
dered rendered piano solos and exceptionally
good readings.
Mr. Lester Lucas, of whom Ocala
is justly proud to claim as her own,
again added to his laurels by his
splendid renditions of Phillips' "The
King of the Desert Am I" and "The
Gypsy Love Song," by Victor Her Herbert.
bert. Herbert. He was encored again and again
and won his audience by so gracious graciously
ly graciously responding to their demands.
Miss Byrd Wartmann pleased
greatly with her playing of Beethov.
en's "Romanza," as well as with
Brahm's "Intermezzo" and "Love
Song," by Nevins. To say anything
about Miss Wartmann's playing
would be like attempting to paint the
lily. Sufficeth to say that Citra wishes
she would come often.
Miss Ethel Borland gave us some
delightful readings, the first being
James W. Riley's JAn Old Sweetheart
of Mine," and then "The One-Legged
Goose," by F. H. Smith. We art
sure that Miss Borland never did bet better
ter better than she did on this evening, and
the audience evinced its pleasure by
calling her back several times.
The Gerig brothers, those princes
of entertainers, gave us their cele celebrated
brated celebrated duet "The Grasshopper." To
those who had never heard these two
gentlemen, the story, as they un unfolded
folded unfolded it, was fraught with laughter,
and to those who had heard it before,
the repetition was most welcome.


To Force a Vote on- the Suffrage
Amendment in the Senate
(Associated Press)
Washington, May 10. Formal an announcement
nouncement announcement of indefinite postpone postponement
ment postponement of consideration of the woman's
suffrage resolution was made in the
Senate today.
Washington, May 10. Secretary
McAdoo's plan for immediate legisla legislation
tion legislation by Congress to increase war rev revenues
enues revenues today met immediate ond
formidable opposition. Leaders in
Congress stated that revenue revision
before next December was "very
Plans for aviation and other war
inquiries were outlined today by the
Senate military committee, which de
cided to have sub-committees make
A .message today tells that Lieut.
W. M. Martin has arrived safely in
(Associated Press)
Atlanta, May 10. Announcement
was made at the general conference
of the Southern Methodist church to today
day today of the gift of $20,000 by Sam
Tate, xI Georgia for the representa representative
tive representative church in Washington, now near
Rev. W. Asbury Christian of Rich Rich-mond,
mond, Rich-mond, was named fraternal delegate
to the conference of the Colored
Methodist church of America, now in
session in Chicago.
York, May 6. Mrs. Thelma Barnes
of Crystal -River is spending a few
weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mrs. George Smith and Miss Tucker
of Martel spent the day with Mrs.
Thomas Russell Friday.
Miss Maude Watson spent Sunday
at home with her parents.
Misses Lallie Gillis, Maude Wat Watson
son Watson and Mrs. Gillis attended the fun funeral
eral funeral of Mrs. Williamson at Fellowship
Sunday afternoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Kellar of Martel spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Hadsock.
The writer was on the sick list last
week. i
Mr. Frank Smith and B. A. Had Hadsock
sock Hadsock was transacting business in
Ocala Saturday.
May 17th, Fairfield, picnic. V
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.
Maxwell touring cars for sale, 1917
models, first' class condition; used 10
and 4 12 months, respectively. Price,
$375 and $450. The Maxwell Agency,
Ocala, Fla. 6t
-We rebuild all makes of storage
batteries. Williams & Fox Auto Serv Service
ice Service Station. 9-tf
They, too, won the audience complete completely
ly completely and had to return again and again,
before they were allowed to depart
fro mthe stage for the rest of the eve evening.
ning. evening. In the absence of Mrs. M. A. Rice,
Mr. Duncan Miller, who is ever ready
with his musical talent, filled the va vacancy
cancy vacancy with several pianologues to
which the audience heartily respond responded.
ed. responded. Mr. Miller, to whom we owe the
success of this delightful concert, ren rendered
dered rendered in his rich baritone voice, the
following selections: "When the Boys
Come Home," by Speaks; "A Friend
of Mine," by Sanderson, and "Laddie
in Khaki," by Novello. It would be
impossible to explain just the effect
Mr. Miller's voice has upon its hear hearers,
ers, hearers, but the hush that follows his
singing, just before the applause,
proves that he has carried his audi audience
ence audience with him into a land of dreams.
The many times that he was called
back, and the easy manner in which
he responded left nothing to be de desired.
sired. desired. A number of people from Ocala
and nearby towns, were present to
enjoy the splendid program, and all
join Citra in wishing that it might bo
reepated soon.
FOR SALE A five-passenger tour touring
ing touring car; new tires and in fine mechan mechanical
ical mechanical condition. Price $250. R. R. Car-
jroll, Ocala, Fla. 6t


World's Greatest Financial Center
Reflects the Events of the
Last Few Days
(Associated Press)
New York, May 10 Extraordinary
bullish activity developed in the stock
market today. Trading for the first
hour was accompanied by many new
high records for the year. Since the
successful close of the Liberty Loan
campaign, recent predictions of large
crops and more favorable war reports
lately Wall street sentiment has been
Rev. Wm. H. Wrighton gave an ad address
dress address on "Young People and the
War" to the Ocala high school pupils
this morning. He was given a great
reception and a splendid hearing.
Among the points emphasized was
the need of education. Conditions in
Russia have revealed the fact that
there cannot be a strong democracy
without enlightenment and thorough
education of the masses. Efficiency,
too, is one of the great needs reveal revealed
ed revealed to us by the lurid light of the
world war.
A contract on German efficiency
and humane allied efficiency was giv given
en given by the speaker. The war ha&
shown us our need of co-operation
very clearly and the Allies have been
drawn into a closer spirit of co-operation
as the war has continued, until
today they are fighting under one
commander in chief.
Young people are being called to today
day today to sacrificial service for the,
world's welfare. The great men and
women of the world have become
great by giving, not by getting. In
this connection the speaker mention mentioned
ed mentioned the names of Edison, Marconi Bell,
the inventor of the telephone and
Edith Cayell, the heroic British nurse
who gave her life for liberty and he
urged the students to take the motto,
"He lives best who serves best," as
their life purpose. Merely to enjoy
oneself is an unworthy life motive
today when others are giving their
all in sacrifice. The speaker closed
with a ringing call to the young peo people
ple people of Ocala to inscribe "give" rather
than "get" upon the tanner of their
Mr. Wrighton expressed himself as as-well
well as-well pleased with the work of our
schools and appreciated the enthus enthusiastic
iastic enthusiastic way in which the students ex expressed
pressed expressed their appreciation of his ad address.
All citizens are requested to make
it their special duty to see that the
cemetery gates are kept closed both
day and night. It is an unpardonable
carelessness to leave the gates at
beautiful Greenwood open for the
free passing of cattle, hogs and dogs,
which play havoc with tse shrubs and
flowers and trample on the graves of
loved ones. There is a sign on the
gate that requests everyone to please
shut the gate. See that it is done.
Mrs. O. T. Green,
Chairman Ladies Association, Green
wood Cemetery. 1
Sorghum seed and field peas at the
Ocala Seed Store. 27-tf
Most tires carry a
3500-mile adjustment.
The 43 higher adjust
ment offered by Quaker
Tires is in keeping with the thrift
spirit of wartime.
Quaker 1 ires
5000 Mfl
Excess mileage reported by
Quaker Tire users shows three
tires' service from two. In many
case' -vo tires' mileage from one.
"The Tire Man"
Ocala, Florida

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Publlabfd Every Day Except Sum day by

It. R. Carroll Prrfdet
H. v. LearcHKood, Secretary-Treasurer
J. II. Denjamla Editor

BanlaiNM Office Klre-Oae
editorial Oepartmeat Tw-Ta
Society Editor ,, Two-One-Fire

Entered at Ocala, Fla., postofflce a
ocond-clas3 matter.


Our country" is getting itself to together
gether together more closely every day.

If all the men who are living on
their relatives were put to work, how
things would move.
This is about the last state 'primary
in which a man who has, not been in
uniform will stand much of a show,
for many years at leasts Miami Her Herald.
ald. Herald. 1
And not one of those stay-at-home,
governor's staff uniforms, either.
Cromwell Gibbons, the well-known
Jacksonville attorney, is in the face
for the office of attorney general. Mr.
Gibbons is an excellent lawyer and a
man of very broad views. If the peo people
ple people of Florida give him that high of-

'fice, he will fill it in a manner worthy

of the best traditions of the state.

granddaughter of the late Col. Neil
Alexander Ferguson of Scotland and
Col. Shadrick Dick Atkinson of Lon London
don London and America, and a great grand granddaughter
daughter granddaughter of the lamented Montholon
Atkinson of Georgia and Florida, and
the first grand child of Mr. and Mrs.
Simeon T. Sistrunk of this city, and
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Acker of New
York City, and a great grandniece of
Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Weathers. So the
little lady has a most rosease her heritage.
itage. heritage. Little Miss Virginia's mother, and
her mother's father, mother and aunt
have for years been among the Star's
best and most loved friends, and we
are glad indeed to welcome the pretty
little lady to, the charmed circle,
which by her arrival is strengthened
as well as extended.


The Star hopes the county commis commissioners
sioners commissioners will see their title clear to
help but the Marion County Fair. We
know that money is scarce and the
commissioners need to count everj
dollar. But this is one of. the causes
we can't very well afford not to spend
money for. ''
Frank Clark's friends should turn
in and work for him. The congress congressman
man congressman is hard at work in Washington.
He can't leave his post. His oppon opponent
ent opponent has full swing. Mr. Davis is a
good speaker, a clever, magnetic man.
When you listen to him, don't iforget
your staunch friend toiling under the
big dome in Washington.
'There is no great reason for the
country to be discouraged over the
seeming failure of the aircraft pro program.
gram. program. When the government started
out on it, it is evident that those in
'charge of the work had only a hazy
idea of what to do. This is no won wonder,
der, wonder, for no country had ever attempt attempted
ed attempted such a vast work before. The air aircraft
craft aircraft program will probably turn out
like the shipbuilding program, which
was in chaos for months, but has
suddenly shaken itself together and
is doing great work. It may be sev several
eral several months yet before our aircraft
work is systematized, but when it is
it will go faster than that of any
other nation possibly can.
A .dispatch po the Star late Wed Wednesday
nesday Wednesday evening announced that Sec Secretary
retary Secretary Baker officially stated that
America has over half a million sol soldiers
diers soldiers in France. How many over half
a million, he didn't say, of course, but
we may be certain it is a good many
more. Also, it is certain that our men
are going over more rapidly than the
Germans are able to deplete the ranks
of our allies. Meantime, the Germans
are suffering terribly themselves, and
their reserves are no such men ab
those we are sendine across the At

lantic. Our camps are being emptied
of the men who have been training in
them for the last six or seven months
and new men are pouring into them.
America's weight is beginning to tell,
and not more than a twentieth of it
has been thrown in the scales.
The people of Marion and Sumter
counties should demand of the candi candidates
dates candidates for the senate and house of rep representatives
resentatives representatives what will be their atti attitude
tude attitude toward the state tax commis commis-'sion.
'sion. commis-'sion. The commission is simply a
graft for three office holders, who
draw good salaries, travel around the
state at the people's expense and do
nothing worth while. They have no
power to do anything except give ad advice
vice advice that nobody is obliged to act
upon, and their advice of late has not
been good. A specimen of their work
is apparent irt St. Johns county. The
Flagler estate had been paying on
what was probably too low an assess assessment.
ment. assessment. The. commission raised th
assessment to a ridiculously exorbi exorbitant
tant exorbitant figure. The commissioners of St.
Johns county reduced the assessment
to a more reasonable, but still entire entirely
ly entirely too high a figure. The result has
been that no taxes at all have been
paid on the estate, but the county tax
collector is drawing his commission,
amounting to over $3000 a year. The
commission is absolutely of no use,
and the money wasted on it would pay
the salaries of at least a score of
much needed school teachers.

Gainesville, Fla., May 7.
Editor Star: I am enclosing you
herewith a short memorial which

I. was given by Dean H. R. Trusler at
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tne regular cnapei exercises oi me
university on Monday morning, May
6th. This speech was an acceptance
of an enlarged photograph of Lieut.
Wiley Burford, which was presented
to us by his father, Mr. R. A. Bur Bur-ford,
ford, Bur-ford, of your city. The picture was
draped with the U. S. flag, and un.
veiled by Dean Trusler at the conclu conclusion
sion conclusion of his address. The ceremony
was most impressive and appropriate
to the occasion.
We are sending you the address in
order that you may publish it if you
desire to do so.
Yours very truly,
W. B. Ellis,' Registrar.
The Address
Mr. President and Gentlemen of thw
University: The war has come home
to the university. It has come home
to our hearts. It has spoken with its
great and final emphasis.
- At the opening of school last yeav
I expected that Wiley Burford today
would be sitting with us attending
his classes, preparing for his senior
examinations. Today we have his pic picture
ture picture and his memory. Today he is
horfored for all time as the first man
from the university who gave his life
for his country.
I am reluctant to speak about him,
because words, any words, though
they were winged and filled with the
lilt and light of genius, cannot express
what you and I feel today. I am re reluctant
luctant reluctant to speak about him, because
he would be the first man to depre depreciate
ciate depreciate heroics; the last, to wish any
theatrical interpretation placed upon
his death." He was of a reticent dis disposition,
position, disposition, and would not want any fine
act of his to be exploited. Yet I will

Marion County Hospital
n May 10, 1918.
Editor Star: Mother and I arrived
here this morning at half past eight
o'clock. When the skyburn gets off

my face, and we rest up a bit, from
our trip on the sunbeam route, Miss
Dilday will let us have callers, of
which we hope you will be among the
first. Your Little New Friend,.
Virginia Leigh Acker.
Little Miss Acker is the great great


We the undersigned mer merchants
chants merchants of Ocala respectfully
give notice to our patrens
and the general public that
beginning Thursday, June
6th, we will close our
respective places of busi business
ness business at 1 o'clock, in obser observance
vance observance of the now establish established
ed established custom in Ocala of a half
holiday weekly, for rest
and recreation, and contin continue
ue continue such Thursday closings
through the months of June,
July, August and Septem September,
ber, September, unless otherwise notified.

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G. A. Nash.
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E. C. Jordan & Co.
A. E. Burnett.
Mc Crory 5 & 10 cent

! speak of him, because I knew him


It is hard to tell the simple truth
about Wiley Burford without appear appearing
ing appearing to exaggerate. No man better
equipped by nature and education to
study law has ever entered the law
school. And he studied it. He didn't
try to make his academic education
substitute for the law. He used his
previous training as a mere instru instrument
ment instrument to acquire law. He was intellec

tually honest. No superficial explana-

tion or dogmatic proposition satisfied
him. He dug down to the bottom,

seeking the reason in the life of the

law and all things else besides.

And then he was so teachable!
Sometimes a man of liberal training

comes to the law school with an atti

tude which says, "I can eat up your
little system of laws without much

effort and without troubling you for

much assistance." Wiley Burford was
a man of brilliant literary attain attainments,
ments, attainments, yet he wanted all the instruc instruction
tion instruction he could possibly get. He never
occupied a rear seat in the class room.
I can see him now seated near the
front and to the right of me, notebook
and pencil in his hands, his keen eyes
following every gesture I made, every
diagram I placed upon the blackboard.
Best of all he retained what he learn learned.
ed. learned. He made a part of himself not
merely the rules and maxims of his
profession, but also the social neces necessity
sity necessity and the public policy from which
they spring.
Wiley Burford had unusual mental
capacity and resourcefulness. Early
last year he was elected a member of
the Cooley Club, an honor society, on
condition that he pass the club's ex examination.
amination. examination. The club planned this ex examination
amination examination as a sort of dignified haz hazing.
ing. hazing. It was conducted by Dr. Sum Summers.
mers. Summers. Each membejr of the faculty
was asked to contribute the hardest
hypothetical question he could devise.
I spent about two hours writing a tort
question so complex I hardly knew
how to answer it myself. It wasn't
expected that any student would pass
the examination. It was designed
merely to show how big and baffling
the law is. Wiley Burford took the ex examination
amination examination in good faith. He put his
best thought into it. And when Dr.
Summers examined his paper, he said
he thought it was entitled to over 90
per cent. Such a man was destined
for success. Had death not cut him off
untimely, he would have realized a
career of extraordinary usefulness
and distinction in his profession.
But there are other qualities of
greater value in the long run than
exceptional mental vigor and superb
concentration. To win unqualified ad admiration,
miration, admiration, 6ne also must be good,
clean, honest, practical, courteous,
brotherly, chivalrous. He must, in the
fullest sense, be a gentleman. And
Wiley Burford was. His opinions were
so right, liis personality so attractive,
that I have sought and acted upon his
judgment. His character has left an
impress on us that will not fade out.
I remember well the time and place
that I first learned he had died in
France. I was at a public gathering.
AH the joy went out of the day f or
me, and my heart was touched very
deeply as boy after boy came up to
me and asked, "Have you heard the
news about Wiley Burford?"
Yes, he is dead. But as I think how
he died,
"Grim death has vanished, leaving in
its stead,
The shining glory of the living dead."
For he lives. Somehow he lives. He
lives now in our hearts. Nothing can
now take him from us our friend,
our comrade, who made the supreme
sacrifice that places him first forever
upon the university's roll of honor
that we shall keep inviolate.
And if his mute lips could speak
to us, as of old, he would tell us
simply to do our duty; to hate wrong
and to love right; to love life but to
love justice more; and. never, never
to compromise with evil, but to en endure
dure endure every hardship until the world world-menace
menace world-menace which has caused his death is
utterly destroyed.
I am glad that we are to have his
picture. On behalf of my college in
which he exercised his best endeav endeavors;
ors; endeavors; on behalf of the university which
he loved, I accept this picture. And
every time I look upon it I shall say
to myself:
" Lawyer, you gave yourself for jus justice.
tice. justice.
Scholar, you have found truth.
Comrade, you have shown us the
love than wThich there is no greater.
American, you have dedicated to
the cause of freedom the last great
measure of devotion.
Funeral Services of Lieut. Burford
An American correspondent writ writing
ing writing from the front under date of Feb.
16 gives the following account of the
last services rendered to Lieut. Bur Burford
ford Burford by his comrades:
The last strains of "Nearer, My
God, to Thee" had died away and a lit little
tle little group of officers standing in the
raw wind at the side of an open
grave put on their steel helments and
started to walk silently away.
The funeral of another comrade
never to return to America seemed to
be ended. Then came a sudden crash
as a shell burst a couple of hundred
yards away, scattering pebbles on the
mourners and causing a shower of
small stones to rattle on the -smooth
pine coffin in the grave. The last
cold rays of a winter sun had been
sufficient to disclose to the observers
in a German sausage balloon thft
handfull of men in the little orchard
whieh is now a steadily growing
American cemetery. Enemies who

bomb hospitals and shoot the helpless
wounded in ambulances could not


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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 jthan 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
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Ocala Bud Blossoms in Tampa
The Star has received with pleas pleasure
ure pleasure and interest the following:
"You' are cordially invited to be
present at the graduating exercises of
the English Classical School, class of
nineteen hundred and eighteen, Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday evening, May 21, at eight o'clock,
at Woman's Club building, City Park,
Tampa, Fla.

"Miss Alma McGahagin.

Well do we remember Alma Mc McGahagin,
Gahagin, McGahagin, a pretty, golden-hairecf
child, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. E. McGahagin, two of our city's
best young people a score of years
ago, and now residents of Tampa.
And now she is a young lady and the
graduate of a big school. The Star's
best wishes will ever be with her as
she goes on learning in the bigger
school of life.
Invitations Received
The following invitation has been
received by friends in Ocala:
"Dunnellon High School, class of
nineteen hundred and eighteen, an announces
nounces announces the commencement exercises
Monday evening, May 20, nine o'clock,
Class motto: "Not at the top, but
climbing." Class colors: Green and
Class roll: Inez Vivian Neville, Im
ogene Whitaker, Minnie White.
Meeting of Junior League
The Junior Epworth League "will
meet this afternoon at 4 o'clock at the
church. The leader for the afternoox.
will be Edline Bridges.
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Lieut. Morris Smith is expected
Sunday afternoon for a brief visit to
his home here. v
Mr. and Mrs, George Davis are en enjoying
joying enjoying a visit' from their daughter
Mrs. Seibert Davis and little girl,
Elizabeth of Gainesville.
Mrs. Gus Gallant took the crippled
children at the hospital out to the
Springs this morning on a picnic. Mrs.
E. A. Osborne will go out this after afternoon
noon afternoon to help bring the children back.
.' :
Mrs. Lanier Robertson is entertain entertaining
ing entertaining this week her sister, Mrs. C. J.
Hodges of Inglis and her two nieces,
Mrs. Carl Whitlock. of Cedar Keys
and Mrs. J. H. Anderson of Inglis.
They will be her guest for a week.
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Blitch and
daughter were in town yesterday.
Miss' Blitch went to Hawthorne for a
visit while Mr. and Mrs. Blitch re returned
turned returned to their home at Blitchton in
the afternoon.
Fifteen young friends of Miss Ruth
Warner are anticipating several hours
of fun and happiness this evening,
when she will entertain at her home
in the southern part of the city at a
marshmallow roast, followed, by a
dancing party. 9
The W. C. T. U. is planning a ser series
ies series of entertainments to take plaxrt

during the summer months to assist

in raising money for the "advancement
of the work. An important meeting
was held Tuesday afternoon, when
temeprance literature was distributed
and the prohibition measure discuss discussed.
ed. discussed.
Miss Lois Dame arrived in the city

yesterday, and will be the guest of
her sister, Mrs. II. W. Tucker for
sometime. Miss Dame has had a mosti
delightful visit with friends and
schoolmates in Jacksonville,' St. Au Augustine
gustine Augustine and ,Palatka. Many parties
have been given in her honor, and the
entire trip was thoroughly enjoyed.
On June 9th, which is Red Lettev
Day in the W. C. T. U., Mrs. Seymour,
who is Red Letter Day chairman, is
planning to have a flower mission day
program. The program is not yet ais
ranged, but all know that whatever
Mrs. Seymour undertakes she carries
t oa successful close. She -has for
many years been a faithful worker in
the W. C. T. U., of which she was so
long the valued president, and we pre predict
dict predict that Red Letter Day will be a de decided
cided decided success.
The picture play at the Temple last
night, was a cracker jack, as are all
those in which Douglas Fairbanks is
the principal actor. It had the breeze
of the western plains and the brace of
the western mountains. The play
this afternoon and evening is "Ths
Rise of Jennie Cushing," another ex excellent
cellent excellent Artcraf t picture story, in
which Elsie Ferguson is the star.
"Artcraft" has become the trademark
of a good picture. Tomorrow Frank Frank-lyn
lyn Frank-lyn Farnum will be on the screen.
Frank! yn is a funny man in a live
way more than a comic way. Pic Pictures
tures Pictures in which he features are always
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In the Circuit Court, Marion County,
Florida In Chancery.
Kid Brewer, Complainant, vs. Serena
Brewer, Defendant.
Serena Brewer, the defendant in
this cause, is ordered to appear to the
bill of complaint herein on
Monday, the 3rd day of June, 1918.
It is further ordered that this order
be published once a week for four
consecutive weeks in the Ocala Eve
ning Star, a newspaper published in
said county and state.
This the 4th day of May, 1918.
(Seal) P. H. Nugent, Clerk.
By Ruth Ervin, D. C.
S. T. Sistrunk,
Complainant's Solicitor. 4-4-sat

Mrs. Tompkins to Entertain Her Sun Sunday
day Sunday School Class
There will be eighteen happy girls
tomorrow, who will leave Ocala a lit little
tle little after 10:30 a. m., chaperoned by
their Sunday school teacher, Mrs. D.
W. Tompkins, for the ever-popular
resort, Silver Springs, or an all-da

picnic. This faithful and devoteo?

teacher is much beloved by each
member of her class, and the joyous
anticipations they have today are
sure to become; a blissful realization
tomorrow, for "all of the sports dear
to the hearts of girls will be indulged

in and last, but by no means least, a.
sumptuous spread enjoyed. -This pic picnic
nic picnic is to be given especially as a com compliment
pliment compliment to Miss Jewell Bridges, who
has been one of the class' most faith faithful
ful faithful workers, and who will soon leavt
with her parents for Atlanta, where
she will in the future reside.
The class will be joined in the aft afternoon
ernoon afternoon by a number of their boy

friends, who will in all probability
materially assist them in making this
a red letter day in the calendar of
Miss Bridges' life.
. Notice
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.
Rev. Wm. H. Wrighton will preach

at'Martel at 4 p. m. Sunday. This

will be Mr. Wrighton's first service
in Martel since coming to Ocala.
' Rev. and Mrs. Wm. H. Wrightoi
have rented apartments at the resi residence
dence residence of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Clark Clark-son,
son, Clark-son, where they will in future reside.
Miss Nannie McGilvary of Fayette Fayette-ville,
ville, Fayette-ville, N. C., is a guest at the Jackson

home, having returned with her sis

ter, Mrs. Jackson, who was in Fay
ette ville on a recent trip.

ucaia inenas regretted most sin sincerely
cerely sincerely the departure of Mrs. W. I.

Evans for her home in Fort Lauder

dale yesterday after a stay of some

weeks in the city, the guest of her

mother, Mrs. S. A. Standley.

Miss Eleanor Tremere, with the
Western Union in Jacksonville, is at

her home in Belleview f o ra brief

visit. Her Ocala friends hope to see
her before she returns to Jackson

ville Sunday.

Mrs. "Roland Marsh and son, who
have been the guests of Mrs. Jerry

Burnett for several weeks, leave to

day for Summerfield and Bushnell for
short visits before returning to their

home in Sanford.

The Marion County Red Cross

chapter supplied the four drafted

boys who left for Camp Wheeler

Tuesday with comfort kits containing

twelve or fourteen articles each, a

sweater and one pair of socks.

Mrs. W. W. Clyatt returned home

yesterday afternoon -from Atlanta,

where she has been for the past ten

days attending the general Methodist

conference and taking a special course
in surgical dressing work for the Red


Mr. Jack Horrell, who has been in

poor health for quite a while, is tak
ing a deserved vacation, leaving yes

terday for the mountains of Georgia.
We trust the pure mountain air will

restore him to his usual good health

Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Bullock were
made very happy yesterday on the ar arrival
rival arrival from Camp Wheeler of their son

Julian, who will be with them several
days. Mr. Julian Bullock is the pic picture
ture picture of health and says he enjoys the
camp life to the fullesi extent.
Mrs. Detwilder of Orange Springs,
who was a delegate to the Red Cross
meeting held here yesterday, was the
guest of her friend, Mrs. F. E. Vogt.
She returned home today accompa accompanied
nied accompanied by Master Fred Vogt, who will
enjoy the delights of the prings for
a short time.
Mr. Julian Weathersby of North
Ocala, has just received a letter from
Camp Wheeler, saying his brother,
Preston Weathersby, who has been so
ill is now much improved and there
are strong hopes of his ultimate re recovery.
covery. recovery. This will be pleasant news to
Mr. Weathersby's friends, who have
been anxiously awaiting news from
his bedside.
Ocala has bidden farewell with
both, pride and sorrow to a much
loved friend in the person of Miss
Mary Marshall. Recent letters bring
the news -that she will leave in a
week or so for Red Cross duties in
far-away France. She has been in
New York city for a short time of

preparation since leaving Ocala. We
predict for Miss Marshall a brilliant
j future, as her devotion to 'duty and
love for her work was amazingly
.strong. ..
j -
j Mrs. McCabe, who has been the ad admired
mired admired guest of her sister, Mrs. Sam-
j uel Leigh for several weeks, will
leave this afternoon for her home in
j Jacksonville. Mrs. McCabe expects
to spend the summer in the north.

overlook even a funeral in their un unquenchable
quenchable unquenchable thirst for more victims.
The first shot failed to produce
casualties among the mourners, and
before another shell came the party
had scattered into, nearby dugouts
and bombproofs. In a few minutes the

mantle of dusk covered everything
and in the stillness of the approach approaching
ing approaching night one could hear the steady
beat of shovellers filling in the graves.
Sixteen Americans fallen in action
are already in that cemetery, which

wa3 started only a few weeks ago.
The graves with a rough wooden cross
at the head of each stretch along a

wall which surrounds the centuries centuries-old
old centuries-old burying ground back of a church

where the French worshipped before

the village was battered into shape shapeless
less shapeless ruins. Ammunition is piled a

few yards away and gun emplace emplacements
ments emplacements are nearby. Shells have knock

ed down the stone crosses over the old

graves. Torn wreaths and the floral
designs of glass beads so frequently

seen in French cemeteries are scat scattered
tered scattered over the ground and big shell

craters pit the once neatly gravelled

walks. The old cemetery is filled and
the Americans are starting one of
their own.

The funeral was typical of that

which many a soldier will receive be

fore the war is won. The plain cofnn

was brought in an ambulance from
the billet. After it came a truck

loaded with soldiers who had been in
the young officer's company. Only a
few could be spared; the others were
on tluty, for death does not permit a
halt in the day's harvest. Several offi officers
cers officers stole a few minutes and hurried
from the battery emplacements to


Mrs. Laura N. Luckie will do type

writing and stenographic work. Ap Apply
ply Apply at the Style Hat Shop. 5-9

FOR SALE Six 20th Century Farm
Horse tractors for Ford cars, and
made at Fondulac, Wisconsin. Price
each, $140. J. B. Houser, Narcoossee,
Fla. 5-9-6t

STRAYED From my place on the
Blitchton hard road, six miles from
Ocala, on the 27th of March, one
small, blaze-faced sorrel mare; round
hipped. Liberty reward will be paid
for her return to D. E. Mclver, Ocala,
Fla. 5-9-6t
FOR SALE Wagon, buggies, surry,
also Ford. Fishel's. 5-8-6t

pay their last respects to a dead com-,
No tears were shed at this funeral,
no sobbing women followed the bier.
The mothers and sisters and wives of
these heroes mourn thousands of

miles away. Grief there was among
the dead officer's comrades, but it
was grief mingled with determination
to even the score.

Six soldiers carried the coffin to the
grave, and the regimental band play played
ed played "Jesus, Lover of My Soul." Then
the chaplain of the regiment stepped
forward, and as the silent group un uncovered
covered uncovered he said the Catholic funeral
service In a clear voice. Overhead hos hostile
tile hostile airplanes were exchanging ma machine
chine machine gun volleys with shrapnel
bursting in puffs about them. From
the distance along the line of the
front came the echoes of artillery fir firing,
ing, firing, but it seemed as if here was one
little spot which the worldly hates
and jealousies, aroused by the great

maelstrom of war, ought to spare.
The thoughts of every one at solemn
ceremony were far away. Then came
the German" shell. The enemy over overlooks
looks overlooks no chance to bring back the

bitterness of war into human hearts.
Special Attention Given to the Grave
In a ,private letter, under date of
April 14, the correspondent adds the
"Lieut. Burford, according to his
comrades, was intensely eager to take
an active part in the fighting. That
zealousness was indirectly the cause
of his death, just as it is to a greater
or lesser extent the cause back of the
deaths of all those who die honorably
here. His colonel and his fellow offi officers
cers officers speak in the highest terms oi
"The picture iii the Literary Digest
of a French priest officiating at an
American funeral is not a picture of
Lieut. Burford's funeral. The serv services
ices services at that funeral were nerformed

by the Rev. Francis P. Joyce, chap

lain of that artillery regiment, and I
believe one of the seven members of

the advisory board of your organiza organization.
tion. organization. Little can be added to the de

scription of the funeral as nublished

in my cable of Feb. 16. The cemetery
is in a little ruined village, a few
miles northwest of Toul, within rang
of the German euns and shelled al

most daily. Another cable from me
on March 7, described how flowers
had been placed on these graves by

girls from the Salvation Armv and

when I saw Chaplain Joyce two days
ago he told me that all were marked
with headboards and stone copings

around the mounds. Officers have
given special attention to the crave

of young Burford."

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FOR SALE 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 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. N.
Burt, Spring Garden Ranch, DeLeon
Springs, Fla. 5-6-tf

FOR SALE Lands 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." card Star, Ocala. Florida.
D 25 1-m.

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-

Land, Fla. 5-6-tf

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
T .

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 A modern seven-room
house, close in; cheap for cash. A
good investment; now rented. Address

Box 329, Ocala, Fla. 3-9t

V.-' -T;

"My Optician"

I specially offer my services to tLt
people of Central Florida, and invite
personal visits or mail orders.
202-204 Hogan SL, Park Hotel Bldg,

Your wagons
and implements should

ES last longer

Every farmer knows his wagons
and farm implements will last
longer if kept out of the weather.
It is eauallv important to have

them protected from sun and rain
when in use.
YTk r? Farm Wagon and
LyUjL V V-lLi Implement Paint


The Guaranteed



is the one protection that we can
recommend. We guarantee it to
give a durable and lasting finish.
Ordinarily a gallon of it will
repaint all the wagons and machin machinery
ery machinery on the average farm.
In addition to saving many times
its cost every year, this paint will
keep things looking spic-and-span.
Devoe Farm Wagon and Imple Implement
ment Implement Paint is made in green, Ver Vermillion,
million, Vermillion, yellow, blue, black and
clear. All the colors are durable.
Which do you prefer?



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Old fashion and two crop conk peas.
Ocala Seed Store. 27-tf

Nunnally's Candies fresh every
week at Gerig's Drug Store, where
you can also get Thrift Stamps, tf

Bring your car to Williams & Fox,
Ocala's best repair shop. 9-tf

Dr. IL W. Henry's office telephone
is number 436; residence telephone is



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In the Tires, as In all other lines I handle, I wouldn't feel
right, and wouldn't handle same unless I could be sure of saving
you money.
The Tires I offer are fresh unused, bright and clean, factory
seconds. Ninety per cent of them will give as good milage as first
tires, and in fact it is very hard to tell the difference between these
tires and the regular first grade.
Prices Effective May 10th, 1918.
Subject to Change Without Notice.


Size Tires Non-Sldd Gray Red
28x3 $ 9.45 $10.25 $ 2.20 $ 2.50
30x3 9.75 10.60 2.45 2.75
30x3 12.10 13.30 3.05 3.40
31x3 13.20 14 50 3.15 3.45
32x3 14.30 15.75 3.30 3.50
31x4 18.15 19.95 3.85 4.25
32x4 18.70 20.60 4.00 4.40
33x4 19.55 21.50 4.25 4.50
34x4 20.35 22.35 4.40 4.90
35x4 20.90 23.00 4.65 5.00
36x4 21.45 23.50 4.80 5.35
34x4 26.95 29.60 4.95 5.75
35x4 27.50 30.25 5.20 6.05
36x4 28.60 31.45 5.30 6.35
37x4 29.70 32.65 5.50 6.45
35x5 31.35 34.45 5.80 6.60
37x5 33.00 36.25 6.05 6.90


Mail Orders promptly filled, if accompanied by a deposit. Money
refunded if Tires are not Satisfactory and are returned unused.


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