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Almost a Million Austrians Re Report
port Report to be Engaged
ALLIES SO FAR ARE HOLDING MIR OWN ID IfiFLICTIIlG
FEARFUL LOSS Ofi THE
Holding their lines intact along
virtually ninety miles of front, the
Italian and Allied armies appear to
have given the, Austrians a serious
setback. Approximately one million
Austrians have been hurled against
the Italian front, but they gained lit-'
tie except along the Piave x river,
where their progress seemingly is too
slow to be threatening to the allied
Losses described as frightful have
been inflicted on the Austrians in the
areas of the principal fighting.
There are hints of a counter offen offensive
sive offensive in reports received from Italy.
IMMENSE FORCE OF AUSTRIANS
Paris, June 18. Ninety-two Aus Austrian
trian Austrian divisions, consisting of eighty
divisions of infantry and twelve divis divisions
ions divisions bf cavalry, have been hurled into
the greatest battle in Italy yet
fought, according to official announce announcement
ment announcement at Rome received here through
the Havas Agency Seventy-three
divisions already have been identified.
EXCELLENT WORK OF ITALIAN
Italian Army Headquarters, June
18. Bitter fighting is in progress
along the Piave river. The Austrians
are sustaining large losses from the
concentrated fire of Italian batteries.
Repeated counter attacks are being
made by Italian, Infantry, inflicting
heavy casualties on the enemy.
A USTRIANS STOPPED
Rome, Monday, June 17. In at attacks
tacks attacks between Zenson and Fossalta,
along the Piave river, the Austrians
have been stopped everywhere, says
a official statement tonight by the
Italian war office. In the mountain
region and around Montello there
have been no infantry attacks by the
enemy. Allied troops have taken sev several
eral several hundred additional prisoners and
' some' machine guns, if
UNDER FIRE OF THE ITALIANS
London, June 18. The Austrians,
according to the Evening Standard,
now occupy the west lank of the
Piave river from the Conegliano rail railway
way railway to the Zenson bend, a distance of
a mile and a half. They have thrown
fourteen bridges across the river,
which are under Italian fire.
The Star has received the following
from the young soldier musician, Ed Eddie
die Eddie Lopez:
Camp Wheeler, Maccn, Ga.,
Hdq. Co. 124th Llf. Band,
June 14, 1918,
Editor Star: Enclosed you will find
an express money order for $2.50.
Will you please continue my sub sub-scription
scription sub-scription to the Star for three months
more. I notice my time is about out
and I can't afford to miss the paper,
which I enjoy very much in camp.
Would you wish me to send you a
Macon paper once in a while?
Hope to see the Ocala people soon.
Yours truly, Edward Lopt-z.
We have the finest porch swing3 in
town. See them. Welch-Todd Lumber
Co.," two blocks "north of the union de depot.
pot. depot. Phone 223. 8-tf
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Boches Believe in Shaking the "Raw
Head and Bloody Bones'
; Associated Tress)
Washington, June 18. The boast boasting
ing boasting and threatening comment of Ger German
man German newspapers on the appearance of
German submarine soff the American
coast is summarized in a statement
issued from the state department.
One paper, after declaring that the
present raid was only the beginning,
adds: "There will be scenes in the
United States to make the marrow in
Wilson's bones run cold." Another
says that "Americans are already
trembling in fear of German air at attacks,
tacks, attacks, and the time may be near when
American ports will be bombarded."
PERCY LIKES THE NAVY
"Somewhere, May 19, 1918.
J udge Wm. E. Smith has received
the following letter from his brother
Percy, now on a destroyer in the war
zone. It is a very encouraging letter
to any young man who wants to join
"Dear Ed: I was glad to hear so
many of the home boys have come
over, but have not seen one of them,
or even one that I came' through the
training camp with. I have been as assigned
signed assigned to foreign service and like it
much better than staying at home, for
it is great fun to ride the high seas
and see the U-boats run when we get
Z "I certainly had some trip on the
first one we captured. It will never
be forgotten. I could fill this tablet
with my experiences if I were allow
ed. We have other interesting
things. There are movies, the latest
pictures, dances and ball games. The
work is not hard and all the boys
work together and I believe we are
going to do this job up in proper
shape and be back home before long.
I have not been back since I left sev
eral months ago, and don't think I
will be until it is all finished. I am
not. at all dissatisfied. We have fine
chow, cigarettes and tobacco.
"I have made some advancement in
my line and am striving hard for an another,
other, another, but it seems like there is a lot
to learn that I had no experience with
before ; but it comes out gradually.
There are all kinds of trades in the
navy for a young man and a fine time
to learn them now and the ; pay is
good and regular."
FOR THIS WEEK
Today: Mary Pickford in "Amarilly
of Clothesline Alley."
ced. : .:
Wednesday: Sessue Hayakawa in
Thursday: Billie Burke in "Eve's
Friday George Beban in "Jules of
the Strong Heart."
Saturday:' Monroe Salisbury and
Ruth Cliff ord in "The Red, Red
Monday: Pauline Frederick in
Phone us your wants anything in
pure drugs -or druggist's1 sundries.
Court Pharmacy, phone 284. 15-tf
II, your future by making the most of present opportunities. You may nave to
skimp somewhere, but it is unwise to skimp your publicity. Allow no one
to persuade you to discontinue your advertising, unless you want to stunt
0 your business. Call Phone 51 and we will gladly tell you more about it.
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Washington, June 18, A nation nation-wise
wise nation-wise conspiracy between the manu manufacturers
facturers manufacturers and contractors who have
agents in Washington to solicit gov government
ernment government war orders, under an agree
ment to pay commissions illegally tot
the said agents, was disclosed yesterj
day by the department of justice.
Simultaneously at 4 o'clock eastern
time yesterday afternoon raids were
made upon hundreds of business of- j;
fices of manufacturers throughout the
United States, in search of papers
showing the scope of the illegal prac practice.
tice. practice. Practically every large city was
involved in the raid, including Nor Norfolk,
folk, Norfolk, Pensacola and Savannah.
Simultaneously with the raids a
Washington grand jury indicted four
Boston men, John Fleming, John T.
Cavanaugh, Eugene Sullivan and Jos Joseph
eph Joseph Kohn, agents, said to have inti intimate
mate intimate relations with army and navy
officers, who were empowered to let
contracts, making it necessary to ne negotiate
gotiate negotiate through them, v
There are no definite indications as
to the officers involved, but both Sec Secretaries
retaries Secretaries Baker and Daniels are mak making
ing making an investigation in co-operation
with the department of justice.
Most of the raids were made in the
east and a large proportion in New
England, but only the offices of firms
suspected of having entered into a
contingent fee agreement were visit visited.
ed. visited. It is officially announced that four
of the indicted men were detected in
negotiations by B. A. Bitten, presi president
dent president of the Quaker City Raincoat Co.,
of Philadelphia, who worked with the
government in gathering the evi evidence.
dence. evidence. THe men were arrested and releas released
ed released under bond. The government will
make theirs a test case, in the mean meanwhile
while meanwhile taking action against others
who are suspected. 1
As the government contracts run
into the hundreds of millions if it de develops
velops develops that a large number shared in
the contingent fees, the mean amount
of commission can be imagined.
The commission agents will be
prosecuted under the conspiracy sta statutes,
tutes, statutes, and all contracts made by them
are subject to annullment.
WILL BE CLOSED
Editor Star: I have been called
north and so for this summer the
conservation kitchen in Ocala will be
closed as far as my work is concern concerned.
ed. concerned. But I hope that the kitchen will
be maintained for the use of your
country workers. My brother is called
to the war and as I have not seen him
for two years I feel that I must go
even tho I leave two weeks sooner
that I had planned. He must leave the
24th of June.
I have greatly enjoyed my work
with the women of Ocala and appre appreciated
ciated appreciated their sincere co-operation. We
are just beginning this war and it is
the supreme duty of every woman to
conserve as much food as possible in
the home. So I ask that you "carry
on." Do not waste food, live simply
and as much as porsible use home
Especially do I want to thank Mrs.
Chace who gave us the building to
use for our kitchen and charged no
rent. There are many others who
gave their time and help but the list
is too long to give here. Suffice it to
say that I appreciate it all more than
I can ever say. And if I helped one
woman I will feel amply repaid.
Kate B. Weaver.
Ocala will greatly miss Mrs. Weav Weaver,
er, Weaver, and hopes she will come back to it
some day. i
Buy War Savings Stamps.
vmir onvprnmpnt -hnt keen
AMERICANS TG ROB THE
UNEARTHED BY THE SECRET
AMERICAN SUBMERSIBLE RE REPORTED
PORTED REPORTED TO HAVE MET AND
TORPEDOED AN U-BOAT
An Atlantic Port, June 18. A Ger German
man German submarine and its entire crew
was destroyed by an American sub submersible
mersible submersible off the Virginia coast several
days ago, according to a report
brought here today by passengers on
board an American steamship.
STORY OF THE COMBAT
Officers of the vessel claimed they
had been told the story of the sub
marine combat by members of the vic victorious
torious victorious American crew. The enemy
craft was sighted while the American
craft was patrolling with only its
periscope visible. When within range
a torpedo was released. Later the
microphone on the American vessel
recorded a terrific explosion, the Am American
erican American skipped is quoted as saying.
J. A. PITTMAN
Our good old fellow-citizen, J. A.
Pittman, passed away in Jacksonville
last night. Today's Times-Union says:
The many friends in Florida of J.
A. Pittman of Ocala, will regret to
learn of his death, which occurred in
a hospital in this city, early last night
after a short illness. Mr. Pittman was
the father of Dr. J. H. Pittman, one
of Jacksonville's best known physic physicians.
He had ben ill since June, being
stricken while en route to his old
home at Bells, Tenn. He was met here
by Dr. Pittman, and taken immediately-
to the hospital, where everything
known to medical science was done
for him. Careful attention, however,
proved of no avail and the end came
The' decease'd, who was 79 years of
age, had resided in Ocala for the past
thirty-five years, and his many friends
there will be shocked to hear of his
He was a Confederate veteran, and
was a Master Mason, ; holding hi3
membership in the Ocala lodge. Be Besides
sides Besides his son here, he is survived by
two other sons, E. P. Pittman of
Tampa, and Prof. S. P. Pittman, of
The body has been prepared for
burial by Marcus Conant, funeral
director, and will be forwarded to
Bells, Tenn., where the interment will
be made. ?
WANTED AT ONCE
Stenographers and typists for the
U. S. government service, men and
women, are needed. The need is
urgent it is your patriotic duty to
serve the government now. ',
Some first-class fighting men are
at 'the front more are going over.
Meantime your government needs
first-class stenographers, and needs
them badly. Apply now and help ham hammer
mer hammer the Hun over the keys of your
See the representative of the U. S.
Civil Service Commission at the post-
vour business going full tilt.
vour business going full tilt.
Eighty Thousand Slain in Their
OPERATIOtlS REPORTED ALOIIG THE VESTERII
FRONT LAST II1GHT A!ID TODAY
Paris, June 18. Eighty thousand
Germans have been killed, wourded or
made prisoner in the offensive be between
tween between Montdidier and No yen the
Echo de Paris said today.
Paris, June 18. An official state statement
ment statement says that in a local operation
south of the Aisne last night, the
French took 100 prisoners. Between
the Ourck and Marne prisoners were
taken in patrol encounters.
HEAVY ARTILLERY FIRE
London, June 18. German artillery
was more active than usual ta3t night
I along the Ancre river, south of Al
bert and west of Serre, an official an announcement
nouncement announcement states. 1
BIG !IIE FROM BEER
Another German Estate Will Furnish
Sinews of War for America
Washington, June 18. Mis. Adol Adol-phus
phus Adol-phus Busch, of St. Louis, returning
from a long stay in Germany, is held
temporarily at Key West for exami examination
nation examination by immigration and depart department
ment department of justice agents. She is the
chief owner crf the great brewery and
other properties taken over by the
alien property! custodian. Her depor
tation is not (contemplated. Officials
say her release in a day or two is ex
Washington, June 18. The entire
e-tate in this country of Mrs. Lily
Busch, widow of the millionaire St.
Louis brewer, was seized yesterday
under the alien property law by Cus
todian Polmer. Mrs. Busch recently
returned from Germany where she has
been living practically since the death
of her husband. The estate.-is believed
to be worth many millions.
DANCE AT SILVER SPRINGS
There will be a dance at Silver
Springs pavillicn Tuesday night.
Music will be furnisher by string
orchestra. There will be plenty of
refreshments on the grounds. Every Everybody
body Everybody invited. 2t
Water wings and bathing caps at
the Court Pharmacy. 15-tf
Can you refuse to loan your sav savings
ings savings when other men give their lives?
Buy war. savings stamps.
Sorghum seed and field peas at the
Ocala Seed Store. .27-tf
Our prescription department offers
you the best in PURE DRUGS and
CHEMICALS. Your doctor will tell
you. Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. lotf
One 1917 Ford Touring Car in per perfect
fect perfect condition, for sale at the Max Maxwell
well Maxwell Agency. 15-3t
Nunnally's Candies fresh every
week at Ceng's Drug Store, where
you can. also get Thrift Stamps, tf
A very nice line of Wash Cloths on
display at Gerig'a Drug Store. We
also sell War Savings and Thrift
Protect fi tfV fl fl
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The Thirty-Second Division, National
Guard, Have Planted the Flag
on German Territory
Washington, June 18. The war de department
partment department au'Jiorized formally today
the announcement that the Thirty Thirty-second
second Thirty-second Division (National Guard) cf
the American army is now fighting ia
Alsace on German territory. Its pres presence
ence presence has been identified by tha Ger Germans.
Washington, June 18. The Ameri American
can American (army) casualty list issued today
contains 49 names, divided as follows:
Killed in action, 10; died of wounds,
2; died of accident, 2; died of disease,
1; wounded severely, 33; wounded
slightly, 1. Lieuts. Wm. C. Herrington
of Numez, Ga., and John D. Mathis
of Amerirus, Ga., were killed in action
and Private Robert Farrow of Cal Calhoun,
houn, Calhoun, Ga., was wcunded severely.
Washington, June 18. The maris a
corps casualty list issued today con contains
tains contains 103 names, as follows: Killed in
action, 45; died of wounds received in
action, 12; died of wounds, previously
reported severely wounded, 15; se severely
verely severely wounded, 31. Sergeant Luther
W. Pilcher of Chipley, Fla., was kill killed
ed killed in action; Private Ruf us M. Gibbs
of Atlanta, died of wounds; Corporal
Ernest M. Forester of Trenton, Ga.,
was wounded severely.
AMERICAN AIRMAN CAPTURED
Paris, June 18 Lieut. Parker, an
American pilot for a French flying
corps, was forced to land while act acting
ing acting as scout for a bombing party ovtr
Germany, and captured.
Of Stockholders' Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the an annual
nual annual meeting of the stockholders of
The Court Pharmacy will be held in
the office of R. S. Hall on the morning
of Tuesday, July 2nd, at ten o'clock
to transact such business as may
properly come before said meeting.
6-18-tues W. M, Palmer. Secretary.
Wont you let us prove to you by
one trial that there is no finish that
will give you a lasting satisfaction
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Up north, the -' grasshoppers are
tangoing, but the busy little ants are
laying in their winter coal.
We have ocular evidence that
Bloom's sheet isn't dead. v; It arrived
this morning, as bumptious as ever.
Why tall? about punishing the kais kaiser?
er? kaiser? Even if he goes to the hottest of
orthodox hells, he can suffer no more
than millions of his deluded subjects.
Dayton, Ohio, has given the com
missions-manager, plan of government
a five-year trial and reports it p suc
Yesterday dispatches from Wash Washington
ington Washington foretell that the next liberty
loan 'will' be called for in October and
will be for six billion dollars. The
people will put it over with a whoop.
The governor may go to French
Lick Springs, according to a news
item." After more salt? St. Augus Augustine
tine Augustine Record.
We understand the output of them
springs is principally mud.
Mr. Wilson's policy of hands off in
Russia- is. probably .the best. The
good Russians don't seem to know
what to do; the bad ones are all
against us. And we have all in France
we can attend to just now. ;
The manner in which Gen. Wood is
being shifted about shows that the of official,
ficial, official, conscience of Washington is not
altogether .easy. If Gen, Wood .had
been appointed secretary of war when
Garrison resigned, the saving in time,
money and men would have been im immense..
mense.. immense.. .; iv .-
,- The Tampa Times, in a well written
article, in which it sets forth the dan dangers
gers dangers of thV seniority system in Con Congress,
gress, Congress, advises the hori. Claude Kitch Kitch-in,
in, Kitch-in, chairman of the ways and means
committee, to resign,; ? : No hope. Mr.
Kitchin couldn't make $7500 a year,
nor anything like it, in private life.
"A few weeks ago the press was
freely commenting on the lack of in in-.terest
.terest in-.terest in the primary. Since the elec election
tion election .we have seen a good deal about
the excellence of the officials selected.
What's the answer ? St. Augustine
Record.; ... .;v ."'.It .V.
There was hardly enough in it to
pay a grand rascal for running this
Collier's Weekly states the case ex exactly
actly exactly when it says ; "Various news newspaper
paper newspaper 4 letter, writers are urging that
the United States send 'an American
Lafayette' to Russia and thus save
the Russian nation. Those familiar
with the story of pur own country
will unqualifiedly approve the sugges suggestion.
tion. suggestion. All that needs to be done first is
for Russia to find her own Washing Washington.
ton. Washington. Do Lenine and Trotzky meet
We might as well reconcile our ourselves
selves ourselves to being called Tanks" fgr the
duration of the war, and take theword
at ; its original valuation, with the
late unpleasantness with which it be became
came became associated left out. At least,
Yank does rhyme with tankj and 'we
intend to help yank the world ont of
itstfoubles. Columbia' State. i
The rest of the world has forgotten
our "late unpleasantness," and there is
no reason in our remembering it too
Somebody has peeved our good
friend, I.. O. Bocher, by calling him
a German not meaning an Ameri American
can American German, but a pro-German. ; It
isn't wise to talk that way to Friend
Booher. He, his father and grand-
father, were born in this country and
are among the most loyal of Ameri Americans.
cans. Americans. All the Booher boys who were
old enough to carry a gun were in the
Union army and it is a gross injustice
to impugn the loyalty of our good
Orainge avenue citizen or any, of his
At t recent meeting of the direc directors
tors directors of, the Munroe & Chambliss Na National
tional National 'Bank, Mr. DeWitt Griffin, for
two years teller of that solid and4en and4en-terp
terp and4en-terp rising institution, was elected
cashier. Mr. Griffin comes of a finan financial
cial financial family. His father, Mr. A.; R.
Griffin of Anthony, was for years our
county treasurer, and his transactions
of public affairs could have been timed
with a split-second watch. His broth brother,
er, brother, Mr. J A. Griffin, going to Tampa
twenty years ago to ; take a minor
clerkship in one of the banks there,
is now recognized not only in the
state but sby the federal government
as one of Florida's most reliable
financiers. DeWitt shows the training
gained from such i associations. A
competent banker and .clever gentle gentleman,
man, gentleman, his citizenship was a welcome
addition to Ocala, and his friends
here, in Anthony and in Tampa will
rejoice in his promotion.
The Columbia State, one of thy
most staunch of democratic papers,
tells the following unpleasant truth
about American diplomacy:
, "Our former ambassador at Berlin
says Rintelen came to him while he
was in Germany and asked for safe
conduct to America where he wished
to do 'charitable workA Mr. Gerard
refused it, and says he knew even
then the kind of work Rintelen wanted
to jio in this country. It seems to us
that Mr. Gerard, like many others, is
discovering every day things he 'knew'
a loifg time ago. It is a pity that
much of this very valuable knowledge
was not allowed to reach those to
whom it" would have been exceedingly
useful if received m time."
The members of the Star force, col
lectively, have received a cordial and
interesting letter from Dr. F. E. Mc-
Clane, who is now at Jackson Bar
racks, New Orleans. Dr. McClane is in
love with army life, and one of his re
grets, is that all our young men have
not had military training before the
war, instead of having it forced upon
them all at once. The doctor has
among his duties the physical exami examination
nation examination of large bodies of men and he
finds them in such excellent condition
that he is a little inclined to be. sorry
for the Huns they will be called on to
face. He sends his best wishes to all
his friends and hopes to be with them
all again when the war is over.
The following from the Columbia,
S. C, State, will be of much interest
to the friends of the Livingstons;
"Thomas M. Livingston of Orange Orangeburg
burg Orangeburg and his brother, C. M. Livingston
of. Ocala, Flai have just purchased
the Child's plantation on the Bluff
road, and will engage in extensive
farming. The tract contains 2100
acres and brought A handsome price.
The deal-was made through C. Wilmot
Brown. The Livingston brothers" ex expect
pect expect to develop the .water power from
Gill creek and operate a flour and
grist mill. Other, improvements are to
be made." "V -' v
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unta 1 took Cardui
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ATTITUDE OF BELGIUM
Senator Fletcher has received the
following letter from, the Belgian
Minister to the United States:
LEGATION DE BELGIQUE
WASHINGTON, D. C.
June 14, 1918.
My Dear Senator,
Many thanks for your letter of May
30th, with its enclosure of a communi communication
cation communication from Dr. C. J. Huber of Web Webster,
ster, Webster, Florida, relative to the settling
of Belgian people in your state.
Nothing would give me greater
pleasure than to recemmend to my
Government the State of Florida,
know as I do the great opportunities
which the South offers, and. of what
a garden spot Florida is.
But it is, at this time, against the
policy of the Belgian government to
encourage emigration, for all of our
people, men, women and children, will
be needed when our land is at last
free from the invader, to re-enter the
country and to reestablish their own
Should this policy at any future
date, undergo a change, I shall cer tainly
bear in mind the state of Flor
ida and shall recommend that the
government of Belgium avail itself of
the encouragement and aid so gener generously
ously generously placed at the disposal of the
Belgian people by the people of
I am returning to you the letter of
Mr. C, J. Huber, and thank you in ad advance
vance advance for communicating to him this
v Very truly yours,
v' E. c!e Cartier,
ATTITUDE OF CATHOLICS
. TOWARD AMERICA
(New York Times)
At a celebration connected with the
raising of a service flag of the Cath Catholic
olic Catholic church of the Holy Child Jesus at
L Richmond Hill yesterday afternoon,
at which Governor Whitman was
present, a presentation of the mark marked
ed marked distinction drawn by Catholics be between
tween between spiritual and temporal alleg allegiance
iance allegiance was made by the Rev. Father
Thomas a Nummey, rector of the
church. After referring to the fact
that the. parish with only 600 families
had 157 stars on its service flag, and
that at least two of his parishioners
had already fallen in battle, he said:
: "Your excellency, through f you I
address the state. We thank you for
the guarantees that your constitution
afford us of liberty, equality, justice
and the right to worshi p unmolested,
according to the dictates of our con consciences.
sciences. consciences. For this cause we love the
state, and for this cause, to preserve
it, we are prepared to sacrifice the
last drop of our Catholic blood. After
God and His holy religion nothing
can, or. ever will, claim a preference
for our love and loyalty. In matters
of state, no king or pope shall ever
take away our allegiance. We recog
nize the state as a divine institution.
The same God that said to Peter, To
thee I. give the keys of the Kingdom
of Hea ven likewise commanded him
to 'render to Caesar the. things that
"Just as in all matters spiritual
the pope claims our allegiance, just
so in all civil matters our allegiance
belongs to the state. If properly ad administered,
ministered, administered, however, one authority
cannot and will not interfere with the
other Between both, therefore, a
conflict is not possible no more than
a collision between two trains run
ning ever pa rallel on two separate I
and distinct tracks.
"The church needs the state, and
the state needs the church.' Their mu mutual
tual mutual help is indispensable. For the
Catholic church is a great power-
has; been for 1000 years' a power in
eeyry community, in every state, in
every country, a world power but al always
ways always and everywhere a power for
good. : .-;.-":;
"Correlative with your guarantee,
we teach respect for your authority
and obedience to your laws as an ob obligation
ligation obligation V binding in conscience before
God. Therefore, you can ill afford to
do without still less to ignore or
even seemingly disregard an institu institution
tion institution of such great power and influ influence
ence influence for good that seeks not your
sceptre but your soul.
"We have helped to make you, and
we have helped to preserve you, and
even now the blood of our Catholic
manhood is. being shed on foreign
soil to avenge your wrongs. What
our forefathers have done and our
brothers in religion are doing, so eve every
ry every Catholic man in America stands
prepared to do for his flag and coun country.
try. country. We have never failed you in the
past, and you have never found a
traitor in our ranks, and, with God's
help, you never will. When the last
page of your history is written, there
will be found thereon, as on every
page since 177, the names of Catho Catholic
lic Catholic heroes cited for great deeds of
valor and still greater deeds of brav bravery.
ery. bravery. i
"In tames of peace wes have ever
been a great factor in the achieve achievement
ment achievement of your prosperity and success,
whilst others anarchists and social socialistsenjoyed
istsenjoyed socialistsenjoyed your protection and not
excluded from your patronage, were
engaged in preaching sedition and re rebellion
bellion rebellion on your street corners, in your
parks, and public squares we, from
our pulpits and in our parochial
schools, have taught our people re respect
spect respect for your authority and obedi obedience
ence obedience to your laws."
Phone 108 and have the Main Street
Market send you a nice cold water watermelon
melon watermelon off the ice. tf
YIELDS "APPLE OF SODOM"
Curious Plant Which Grows on the
Borders of the Dead Sea Pro Produces
duces Produces This Fruit.
The Dead sea is situated in the
southeast part of Palestine, and is
called by the Arabs Bahr Loot, or Sea
of hot It Is about 47 .miles long, with
an average breadth of nine miles. Its
depth varies considerably. 'It is fed
by the Jordan from the north, and by
many other streams, but has no ap apparent
parent apparent outlet, its superfluous water be being
ing being supposed to be entirely carried off
by the evaporation. The north
shores of the sea, are marked by the
blackened trunks and branches of
trees which are incrusted with salt, as
Is everything that is exposed to the
spray of this sea.
On the southern shore is the remark remarkable
able remarkable mass of rock called Udsum (Sod (Sodom).
om). (Sodom). It is a narrow, rugged ridge of
hill extending five miles northwest,
and consisting of rock salt. To the
north of. Udsum, and at no great dis distance.
tance. distance. Is the supposed site of the an ancient
cient ancient Sodom.
On flie borders of the Dead sea a
curious plant grows which yields fruit
called the "Apple of Sodom," beautiful
on the outside but bitter to the taste,
and, when mature, fjlled with fiber and
The mean level of the Dead sea is
1,292 feet below the level of the Medi Mediterranean.
terranean. Mediterranean. The water contains from
24 to 26 per cent of salts, of which 7
per cent Is common salt. A salt-water
fish pur into the Dead sea perishes at
once. Owing to Its" density due to
salt the water of the sea is very buoy buoyant
ant buoyant t
YOUTH AT A DISADVANTAGE
Younger Men Are Ineffective in Ob Obtaining
taining Obtaining Credit as Well as In the
Control of Workmen.
Christian Girl, president of the
Standard Parts company of Cleveland,
O., says in the American Magazine :
"When a man of noticeably youthful
appearance goes to a cautlouii banker
seeking to finance even the soundest
kind of a proposition, his line of argu argument
ment argument Is liscounted before he says a
word,-by his youthful looks. The
banker is afraid of being carried away
by mere toyish enthusiasm and Is on
his guard. If I were much under thirty-five
and had a tiptop business
scheme to .3nance, I would get an old older
er older man of established reliability and
c6nservatlsin to present It for me to
"Youth is not always so good, either,
in the production end jot a big busi-ness-rhandling
a force of men and
getting the work out of them. In the
first place, the man who Is bossing the
job should have occupied all the lesser
jobs between him and the bottom rung
of the ladder. This requires time.
And, furthermore, men do not like to
work under a boss who looks too much
like a mere boy, no matter how smart
or capable or experienced he mny be.
It isn't necessary that. he be as old as
most of them, but he should be old
enough to give an Impression of ma maturity.
turity. maturity. The average workman doesn't
care much whether the boss Is thirty
or forty, but it might make a differ difference
ence difference whether he is thirty or only
The painter-engraver, Alexander Ln Ln-nois.
nois. Ln-nois. excelled in Oriental scenes. He
had passed hall' his life In the hands
of the Musselman. His works" were
full of llghtfull of color, full of move movement.
ment. movement. During his last illness, at Par Paris,
is, Paris, where his elegant apartments
looked out upon the quay, he was cn
his couch, burning up with fever.
Prom time to time he threw a glance
upon a beautiful Van Dyck. The pic picture
ture picture was covered by a glass. Sudden Suddenly
ly Suddenly in the reflections of a glass of water
he Imagined that he saw In the spark
ling light a dance of odalisques, such
as In former days he had seen In Con Constantinople.
stantinople. Constantinople. He could not restrain
himself. He leaped from JUs bed and,
all trembling, he seized his palette,
his brushes, and frantically set at
work upon a marvelous sketch. His
wife found him, nude ave for a slight
covering over his shoulders, his eyes"
sunken, his teeth chattering, painting
with the fury of a madman. She led
him back to his couch. He died a few
days later, and the last picture of the
great artist remained unfinished.
Some new rulings in loose
books at THE BOOK SHOP.
The government needs your money;
you need the stnps.
Watermelons on ice. The Main
Street Market. Phone 108. tf
This bank has received an another
other another shipment of LIBERTY
BONDS and we will be glad for
those who subscribed to call
that the same may be delivered.
MUNROE & CH AMBLISS
17 miles toNthe gallon of gaso gasoline.
line. gasoline. The best SIX cylender car
in the world, under $2,009. One
' Five Passenger the latest model
and ref inments in sloelc for im im-mediate
mediate im-mediate delivery. Price
Freight and War Tax included.
11. M. CAMMOLLv-
MARION COUNTY FARMERS
Do you need money to pay off a mortae;
to purchase live live stock; to fence or stump
land; to erect buildings or in other ways to
improve your farm? If the real estate secur security
ity security and the moral hazard are satisfactory,
the Federal Land Bank of Columbia will
make you a loan at 5V interest and, for a
35 year term, with privilege of repayment
after five years.
Detailed information given by
R. S. Rogers, Secretary.
Ocala National Farm Loan Association.
M. & C. Bank Building. Phone 481.
. A DOLLAR WASTED HELPS THE ENEMY
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 net essential to health and .efficiency. Every
dollar one spends for unnecessary things commands goods and ser ser-.vices,
.vices, ser-.vices, that is, labor and materials, needed by the United States Gov Government
ernment Government for war purposes. And, )f you invest tha money you save
in War Savings Stamps, you are again helping by loaning your mon money
ey money to your Government.
c&Ia Ice & MMm Co.
THE WIMKSCM IWTE
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, 'In the heart of the city with Hemming Park for a front yard.
Every moaera convenience in each roam. Dining rem serve? i
second to none.
, GATES From $1.50 per day per person. to 6.
ROBERT M. MEYER, J. E. FCAVANAUGH
OCALA EVENING STAB, TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 1918
Use These Substitute s
i Corn Starch'
Nutrimeal (Peanut Meal)
All in Bulk
OCALA SOCIAL AFFA
If You Have Any News for this' De Department,
partment, Department, Call Five Double-One
or Two-Seven :
Youth and Age
At each trifling sorrow
I would fret and say,
"Would God it were tomorrow!"
50-50 Hour (Rjc & Wheat)
We can supply you
Piioiies 16 &174
BUY IT AT
: "wiiy pay mojuE"
ISSUED KT THE.
Yours for All Kinds Of
SHEET METAL WORK
210Sauth Osceola St.
i u Cfflc, S
Pret-0-Lite vand all other
makes of BATTERIES repaired,
re-boxed and re-charged and sat satisfaction
isfaction satisfaction guaranteed, at moderate
YONGE'S BATTERY SERVICE,
Phone 37S, Ocala, Fla.
BUY WAR SAVINGS STAMPS
Own Your Own Home
A House and Two Lots
A IIo use and 3 Acres
A House ana 2 Lots
Can be Bought With Monthly Pay Payments
ments Payments of
' : $10
Room 5, Holder Block,
IR. K. J. WEIHE
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(With Weihe Co., Jewelers)
OFrOMETRIST AND OPTICIAN
V.V'..: Phone 25 :
South Side of Square
Phone No. 451 Is the American
Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie proprietors,
tors, proprietors, the best in the city, at the union
passenger station. 16-tf
ih. could I but borrow
The years I wished away!
Death may come tomorrow
r Would God 'twere yesterday!
xMr- and Mrs. R. E. Downs nave an announced
nounced announced the marriage of their daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Cecile, to Mr. Genard F. Meyers
of Philadelphia. The wedding which
took place today was .a church wed wedding,
ding, wedding, occurring in the city of Phila
Miss Downs has been a director of
music in a church choir in Ambler,
Pa. She possesses, a pre-eminent
and special talent for this work, and
is well known and admired in Ocala,
where with her parents she spent a
number of seasons. Each year of her
r esidence here, added to her long list
of staunch friends who sincerely ad ad-n
n ad-n lived her for her many womanly
t:i aits. Being an accomplished music music-urn
urn music-urn and possessing a highly cultivated
voice, she delighted many an audience
in this city. The endowment of the
gift of song she possesses to a rare
degree and her sweet, bird-like voice
wi s a delight to all who heard her
,VIr. Meyers is a splendid young
business man and is to be congratu congratulated
lated congratulated on winning so charming a bride.
Thi$ couple will go to Atlantic City
on a wedding trip.
' Teachers Meeting This Evening
The teachers' meeting of the Meth Methodist
odist Methodist Sunday school will be held this
ever ing at the home of Mrs. H. M.
Baxter, at 8 o'clock. All officers and
teachers are urged to be present.
Mi s. Sylvan McElrby and little son
of ,0 rlando are expected in the city
today on a visit to Mrs. McElroy's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Dozier.
Mrs. Lewis Pillans has just receiv received
ed received the intelligence from her brother,
Mr, Louis Smith from Co. G, Camp
Wads worth, that he is leaving direct directly
ly directly for France.
Mn and Mrs. Barney Barco, who
have been visiting the families of. Dr.
Walter Hood and Mr, J ames Knight,
returned to their home in Tampa yes yesterday,
terday, yesterday, making the trip in their car.
Mr. rnd Mrs. T, J. Bailey and fam family
ily family of Oxford, spent Sunday after afternoon
noon afternoon very pleasantly with Mrs.
Bailey V, brother and family, E. A.
Snowden at the dormitory. -J
A happy party of Grahamville
autoists passed through town yester yesterday
day yesterday on their way to Tavares. Those
in the party were rMs. Henry Heine Heine-man,
man, Heine-man, Miss Cora Wellhoner and Miss
Many friends of Mrs. W. S. Jen Jennings
nings Jennings in Ocala will be interested to
hear of the engagement of her son,
Bryan Jennings to Miss Dorothy
Brown of Jacksonville. YouncV Mr.
Jennings is in the navy, now located
at Key West.
Mrs. L. S. Barber of. Tallahassee
arrived in the city today and is the
guest if Mr. and Mrs. Troxler. Mrs.
Barber will go with her son, Mr.
Bascom Barber and wife and little
Miss Mary Troxler to Clearwater in
a few days. Mary will make an ex extended
tended extended visit to her mother's relatives
Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Pillans had the
pleasure of entertaining Mr. Pillans'
sister, Miss Dixie Pillans of. Electra
and her friend, Miss. Margaret An Anderson
derson Anderson of Lakeland yesterday. Miss
Anderson went on to Electra 4 with
Mis s Pillans where she will be her
guest for ten days.
The many young friends of Mr. El Elton
ton Elton Stanaland, who was one of our
high school boys who left here last
January, to answer his country's call,
will be glad to know he will arrive in
the city Thursday for a visit to his
sister, Mrs. John Rogers. Elton join joined
ed joined the navy five months ago, and has
been in the naval school at Hampton
Roads, where he is a gunner's mate.
Miss Helen Hardee, who is one of
Ocala's most popular salesladies, and
indeed one of the best of girls, is
again at Helvenston's store, where
she has joined the ranks of the "hp "hp-py
py "hp-py brigade," whose smiling counte countenances
nances countenances as they stand behind the
counters make it a real joy to the
customers. And the crowds who flock
there each day seem to imbibe much
of the feeling T of good ., fellowship
which undoubtedly reigns supreme.
A lot of old-timers at the Temple
last night viewed Tom Sawyer with
deep interest Mark Twain was a
sure enough boy when he was a boy
and he never got over being a boy,
which is one of the reasons he so well
understood boys, and men, too. And
Jack Pickford is. just the person to
carry out such a picture. The boyish
traits of Tom and his pals, the shrew shrewish
ish shrewish but kind-hearted aunt, Tom's
dainty sweetheart and all the other
characters acted true to life. The
scenery of the peaceful country vil
lage and the great river laid close
against the minds of many. Tonight,
Mary Pickford, the brightest of all
movie stars, will feature with h jr usu usual
al usual -tjuaint sweetness in "Amarilly of
Clothesline Alley." The Pathe News
will also appear, with pictures of the
first great battle in Picardy this
spring, .and other views of greatest
interest- Tomorrow Sessue Hayakawa
will take off "Hashimura Togo," the
yojmg Jap who, "enquired to know."
Little Miss Schreiber
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Donald
Schreiber are being congratulated on
the arriva l of a dainty little girl early
this morning, June 18, at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. George K. Robir.son.
Mrs. Schreiber.was formerly Miss
Hope Robinson, one of Ocala's most
popular girls, and Mr. Schreiber was
also an Ocala boy, so the announce announcement
ment announcement of their first born is of great
interest to a large circle of friends.
Mr. Schreiber will arrive from their
home in Yoangstown, Ohio, Thursday
to make the acquaintance of his little
Leonora Ali:e to rfave a New Sister
Sunday's Times-Union contains
the picture of a' sweet little8 girl
holding a big bunch of lilies. Mr.
Fagg gives her the name "Gertrude,"
in the picture, but in reality she is
Leonora Alice -Taylor,, the dear little
adopted daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
George Taylor. Since her early in infancy
fancy infancy she has been the pride and joy
of the neighborhood in which she
lives. To know her is to love her.
She radiates sunshine to all who come
into her gracious little presence, but
Leonora has come to the place in life
when her unselfish little heart earn earnestly
estly earnestly desires to share the love and
affection so lavishly bestoyed upon
her, and has begged so constantly for
a little sister thst Mr. and Mrs. Tay Taylor
lor Taylor have written Mr. Fagg to find one
as much like her dear little fjelf as
he possibly can. We know this will
be a hard thing to do, but we know
the fortunate littl 3 girl will be given
the same love and care Leonora Alice
The latest news from Dr. and Mrs.
H. C. Dozier is that Mrs. Dozier and
children are pleasantly, situated in
Manhattan, Kansas, where Cornelia
and Harry are" attending summer
school. Dr. Dozier is doing surgical
work at Camp Funston, Kansas. Late Lately
ly Lately he has been having something of a
rest, 60,0f)0 men having been removed
from camp. He has 'been able to go to
Manhattan every evening to be with
his family. They have now just re received
ceived received 20,000 new men at the camp.
Dr. Dozier has lost in weight since
leaving Ocala, tout he and "the other
members of his family are enjoying
the best of health.
The Baptist women are preparing
to entertain the women of the sec second
ond second district of the, association at an
all day meeting on Thursday, June
27th. Mrs. H. C. Peehnan of Jackson Jacksonville,
ville, Jacksonville, state secretary, will be present.
A luncheon will be served at the
church. The women of the church are
looking forward with great interest to
- The friends of Mrs. Minnie Stevens,
a graduate nurse of the Marion Coun
ty Hospital, will be sorry to learn of
her-very serious illness at the home
of her brother in Jacksonville; Mrs.
Stevens is one of the most popular
and efficient nurses ever graduated
from the Ocala hospital.
Messrs. G. L. Taylor and J. J. Bla
lock returned last night from a, trip to
Madison and Valdosta. At the latter
place they attended a reunion of the
Blaiock family, five different families
being represented, and it was a very
PERILS 0F-THE PANTOMIME
(Continued on Fourth Page)
LOUSY FLEA-BITTEN CHICKENS
"EAT THEIR HEADS OFF" AND
NEVER MAKE A PENNY'S
PROFIT FOR THEIR OWNERS.
Do those chickens in your back
yard pay for their feed and care, or
are they too busy fighting fleas, lice,
or mites, to lay eggs or pat on
enough flesh to make decent table
IT PAYS TO SPRAY
- Spray FENOLE In the coops and
nests it's a regular cyclone destroyer
of insects. ; ;
Mix with lard half and half and
apply for soreehad.
Fenole is sold in Ocala by:
- ANTI-MONOPOLY DRUGSTORE
CLARKSON HARDWARE CO.
TYDINGS .DRUG CO.
THE COURT PHARMACY.
SMITH GROCERY CO.
H. B. MASTERS CO.
OCALA SEED STORE.
Qts, 75c; Half Gals, $1.35; Gals, $20
Sprayers: Pint size, 65c ;.Qt. size,
75c; Continuous Air Sprayers, $1.25.
' Manufactured Only by
FENOLE CHEMICAL COMPANY,
Chances Once Taken by Clowns, Har Harlequins
lequins Harlequins and Pantaloons -Clockwork
Precision Was Necessity.
In, speaking of his connection with
the F-ox American pantomimes, the
late F. W. Hofele, once manager of the
Old Bowery theater, told me that the
making of these many mechanical
tricks consumed much time, "T. W.
W." writes In the New York Sun.
Many skilled workmen were employed,
as these 'devices had to work perfect perfectly
ly perfectly and not jet stuck when In use. The
duties of the stage manager wsre
arduous Indeed. From the time the
stage manager tinkled his little bell
for the rise of the curtain to his sig signal
nal signal to ring down the act drop he was
as busy a man as could be found any anywhere
where anywhere in any capacity on earth.
Everything had to be done when the
ordes: was-iven to do it or everything
would be instantly thrown out of trim,
with the result of a confusion gone
mad: Serious accidents are likely to
happen to performers if the greatest
care Is not exercised. Take the work
of Harlequin, that merry fellow with
the miigic sword, who Is always danc dancing
ing dancing and gliding about with his lovely
Columbine. What a hazardous part
he plays. He is' perpetually taking a
leap In the dark,- trusting to sheer luck
as to whether he will do that leap
safely or not. I saw Paul Martinetti
come up through the star trap in the
usual way on one 6ccasIon,Vbut In Instead
stead Instead of leaving the trap In Its place
he took It up with him. The points
of the star were sticking in his neck
and the .square framework was rest resting
ing resting on hi? shoulders.. When he land landed
ed landed on the floor he staggered a few
steps, the n righted himself and ran off
the stage. As he continued his part
he could not have been Injured great greatly.
ly. greatly. I think he was lucky not to hare
broken, his collar-bone.
J t? ts f ?
STORY OF A FAMOUS STATUE
Bronze Piece, Work of Leopardl,
Cause of (Juarrel Resulting In Itn
BelnQ! Badly Disfigured.
Another siatue that has been con conveyed
veyed conveyed by sea and landed safely in
Rome Is the great equestrian one of
the famous General Colleonl, which
stood on its lofty pedestal In the Cam Cam-po
po Cam-po of SS. Giovanni e Paolo. Ituskln
says of It : "J do not believe there Is
a more glorious work of sculpture ex existing
isting existing In the world." This statue Is,
of course, of bronze, and was mod modeled
eled modeled by the Florentine sculptor and
painter Andrea Verrocchlo In 1481, as assisted
sisted assisted by his more famous pupil, Leon Leonardo
ardo Leonardo da Vlnei, Rev. Alexander Rob Robertson
ertson Robertson writes tn the Christian Herald.
After Verrocch.Io's deathr It was cast
in bronze by Leopardl.
Ther Is a story told to the effect
that when Leorardl had finished his
work, he quarreled with the republic
over It As he could not come to a
settlement, he knbeked off the horse's
head and escaped to Florence. The
republic ordered him to return, but
he refused, saying: "I have knocked
off the horse's head, it is true, but I
can put It on again ; but If I come
to Venice and you take off my head,
you could not put It on again." The
republic forgave him, assured him of
his life and, reward, and he returned
and finished his work.
Not Easy to "Get Off the Earth.
So great is the power of gravitation
that man Is practically a prisoner upon
the earth's surface,- even the aviator
who temporarily escapes to a height of
20,000 feet or mora Yet a human be being
ing being might leave it iorever, if he made
his departure at irafndent speed to
overcome the weight of the ball upon
which we live, 7,000,000,000,000,000,
The muzzle velocity of a shell from
the most powerful cannon Is about 8,
000 feet per second, but this projectile
will fall to the ground after traversing
a few miles, so its speed would have
to be greatly exceeded by the Individu
al desiring to penetrate Into space.
If a projectile could b fired at a
rate of 26,000 feet per second, writes
Charles Nevers Holmes In Popular Sci Science
ence Science Monthly, It would probably never
fall to the surface. ; ft
When science makes possible an In!
tlal velocity of 37,000 feet a second.
about seven miles, then a projectile
would burst through the attraction of
our planet and rush on Into trackless
Set Your Aim High.
The harder the tasks you voluntarily
accomplish the greater Is the reserve
yon are storing for the future. To
doubt Is to paralyze progress. To face
the problems obstructing your path
way with a courageous smile and de
termined face will help you and others
to remove them. When you are used
to making big demands you won't be
afraid of big Jobs. They are a com
pllment to your ability. Become a rec
ognlzed victor In one thing and the
world will snpply the future with op
portunities for the exercise of the pow
der you enjoy. It comes from the prop
Physical courage is a common at
tribute of the maje sex, In men and
animals. It Is displayed to the hlghesi
degree In the mother defending her
young, when "the female of her spe
cies Is more deadly than the male.'
Physical cowardice Is uncommon.
Physical eourarge depends much on
the size of the heart, therefore Is not
within the control of a person.
Moral courage Is superior to physi
cal courage although a man may
have both. Often, it needs more cour-1
age for a young man to say "No !" j
than for him to charge a trench.
If you have tire questions bring them to
us for adjustment. We have a booklet an answering
swering answering any, tire question you may ask. It
is published by the Hood Tire Company, and
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improved methods. Why buy new a tires
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the old one by having us VULCANIZE it ?
The Tire Man
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The fact that a busi busi-ness
ness busi-ness organization h as
grown steadily for forty
years proves that it has
kept continually meet meeting
ing meeting a vital business
It must have kept "fit"
or it could not have
stood the strain of ever ever-shifting
shifting ever-shifting conditions.
Swift 8c Corari Has
been trained in the school
Every day of ifsforty
years of service lias solved
some new problem of
value to its customers.
Every year has proved
its ability to learn by
experience, and to use
tiiis owledge for the
Benefit of those with
Shorn it deals.
Year Book of interesting end
instructive facts sent on request.
' hd&rcm Swifl it Company
Untoo Stock Yards, CbkasEsoti
OCALA EVENING STAR, TUESDAY, JUNE 18. 1918
Odd Fellows meet this evening.
If enough aldermen are present to
make a quorum, the council will meet
Phone 108 and have the Main Street
Market send you a nice cold water watermelon
melon watermelon off the ice. tf
All you are asked to do is to buy
only necessary things and then loan
not give your savings to your gov government
ernment government to help it fight your war.
Mr. W. K. Zewadski has returned
from a very pleasant visit to his sons
and their families in Tampa.
When you buy war savings stamps
you do not give your money, you lo m
it at 4 per cent compounded quart r r-ly.
ly. r-ly. You help your government, tot
you help yourself even more.
Perry Anthony was disappointed in
his hopes for a visit home Sunday.
His orders were changed at the last
Careful prescription service, usirg
Squibb's chemicals, at Gerig's Drug
Store. War Savings and Thrtt
Stamps sold. tf
Mr. Lee Raysor, who was in town
today from Lowell, was showing som ;
fine specimens of early sweet potatoe t
raised on his farm.
Pedro was represented In towi
yesterday by rM. Alfred Proctor, a
prosperous farmer and Mr. Will
Lewis, who purchased a Maxwell car
while in the city.
E. W. Wilson, one of Marion's most
progressive colored farmers
southwest of town, always makes
good crops. He is doing particularly
well with his watermelons this year.
One 1917 Ford Touring Car in per perfect
fect perfect condition, for sale at the Max Maxwell
well Maxwell Agency. 15-3t
The Star regrets to hear of a pain painful
ful painful accident to Mr. Walter Pedrick, at
his mill today. He missed his footing
and fell from a pile of lumber, break breaking
ing breaking his arm. He is being cared for at
Peyton Bailey is acting fire chief,
during the absence of Chief Chambers
in Jacksonville. Bailey is a born fire fireman.
man. fireman. Before he was old enough to
walk, he used to start to crawl to the
door whenever he heard the fire bell.
The Pony Express Lawn Mower
can not. be equalled at the price. Corns
in and m it. Clarkson Hardware Com Company.
pany. Company. 28 -tf
Norris Candies fresh every week at
the Court Pharmacy. Phone us and
let us send it up. 15-tf
Give our boys in the army and
navy every fighting chance. Pledge
yourself to save to the utmost of your
ability and to buy war savings
Changes in Men's Clothes.
Fashion is doing its bit too. The
International Custom Cutters' conven convention
tion convention ruled out patched pockets, belts
and turned-up trousers. If they would
only go back to the old-fashioned shirt
cuffs, sew the buttons on the trousers
on the outside of the waist band, and
tsJfce off a yard or two of ftie four-in-hand
neckties we would get somewhere
near where the weary are at rest. They
already have made overcoats fit more
closely in order to save material, but
tbay dissipate that saving by makftig
sack coats a trifle longer. Of course,
there 'is a sort of economy in a long
sack coat, for in ruling out the patched
pockets all other patches are, doubt doubtless,
less, doubtless, included. It is quite hard for a
fashion convention to make s mistake
If It only changes the stylas. Ohio
The new republic of Finland starts
its career with one invaluable asset
a highly efficient system of ( duration.
Finnish elementary schools are models
of excellence, and in an international
competition some few years since Fin Finland
land Finland won the coveted distinction of
having the highest educational stand standard
ard standard of any country in the world, beat beating
ing beating even the United States and Ger Germany.
many. Germany. Particular attention i given to
the teaching of languages. The two
state languages. Finnish and Swedish,
are taught in the elements -y stand standards,
ards, standards, and untik recently Russian also.
A knowledge of five or six lan ;uages is
reckoned nothing exceptional among
even middle-class folk in Pin and.
Truth Will Out.
In the schoolroom the teacher was
trying to illustrate a phrase round in
the readinsr lesson, "a debt f grati gratitude."
tude." gratitude." "Jimniie. think of the care your par parents
ents parents have given you and all that they
nave done for you- Don't yoi think
you owe them something?"
"Well," said honest Jimmie, 'I don't
knew about that, bnt I do know that
mv dad owes me 50 cents,"
Our men ip the trenches anc in the
submarine chasers are doinir their
part. Are you doing your part? Buy
war savings stamps to your utmost
A leading publication says:
With complete woman suffrage now
in twelve states and woman suffrage
in presidential elections in five other
states, there is a general disposition
to concede that the fight begun sev seventy
enty seventy years ago for equal suffrage is
almost as good as won not in this na nation
tion nation alone but in Great Britain,
France and Russia as well. A woman
suffrage bill has already been passed ;
in the house of commons and the gov government
ernment government is behind the bill. A bill for
municipal woman suffrage has been
favorably reported in the French
chamber of deputies and the result in
New York state is thought certain to
have a marked effect in favor of itsdent of ,cala- ?e is receiving the
adoption. Six provinces in Canada
have bestowed suffrage upon women
and a federal bill is on its way in the
Canadian parliament. 'Woman's work
for the war," says the Minneapolis
Tribune, 'has brought about a new
for mof unity of interest and of ef effort
fort effort between men and women and
has placed woman by the side of man
in the promotion of their most earn earnest
est earnest endeavor. Under these circum circumstances
stances circumstances such appeal as she makes un under
der under the suffrage banner reaches him
with peculiar force." The Atlanta
Constitution considers that a com complete
plete complete victory is not only inevitable
but "close at hand" and forsees "a
general crumbling of woman suffrage
opposition" as the result of the New
York vote. The New York Times
keeps up its fight against the cause,
and asserts that the victory in this
state is "a gift from socialism, from
pacifism, and those who, unconscious unconsciously
ly unconsciously or with intent, serve Germany";
but its news columns announce that
the "anti" organization of the state
the strongest one in the nation
will either disband or form into an
organization to uphold war measures,
giving up its crusade against equal
The DesMoines Register thinks
there would now be no effective oppo-
a j t umi j i i
siwon ro sucn a Din: ine aeoaxe over
the matter is now ended." The Times Times-Union
Union Times-Union of Jacksonville, Fla., hereto heretofore
fore heretofore and now rather indifferent on
the subject, thinks it is only a ques ques-t
t ques-t on of a short time when equal suf suffrage
frage suffrage "will become universal." The
C iicago Herald is one of the many
prominent journals to concede that
this work women have done in war, as
we'l as in peace, has "proved beyond
al! quibble the political appropriate appropriate-nes
nes appropriate-nes sas well as the inherent justice
of the extention of the ballot." The
Sioux City Tribune sees a deep sig signifies.
nifies. signifies. nee in the New York victory.
"It if an expression of the feelings of
democracy throughout the world
which has been set boiling by our en entrance
trance entrance into the great war." The silent
appeal of the procession of Red Cross
nurse i down Fifth avenue a few-
weeks ago, the same journal thinks,
"could not be passed by without af affirmative
firmative affirmative answer." The New York
American spreads an editorial in
large type over half a page which
concludes as follows:
"These women of ours have not
only wor; their wonderful fight, but
God bless them! they have deserved
it. They have demonstrated upon a
thousand fields of industry and serv-i
ice and duty, in peace and, but just
now, in war, their right to stand
shoulder to shoulder with the tallest
of our race. They are the indispen indispensable
sable indispensable complements of every great
work of brain and hand and heart in
which this terrible war has summon summoned
ed summoned the highest energies of men. In
the name of all justice and all hu humanity,
manity, humanity, what more can we ask?"
CITATION OF ADMINISTRATION
In County Court, Marion County,
Florida. By the County Judge
of Said County:
Whereas, W. W. C. Smith has ap applied
plied applied to this court for letters of ad administration
ministration administration on the estate of Choice
Williams, deceased, late of said coun county
ty county of Marion,
These are, 'Therefore, to cite and
admonish all and singular the kindred
and creditors of said deceased, to be
and appear before this court, on or
19th Day of July, A. D .1918
and file objections, if any they have,
to the granting letters as aforesaid,
otherwise the same will be granted as
Witness my name as county judge
of the county aforesaid, this 17th day
of June, 1918. W. E. Smith,
6-17-tues (Seal) County Judge.
To Whom it May Concern:
This is to certify that I have this
day placed in the city pound the fol following
lowing following described animals, which have
been found running at large within
the corporate limits of the city of
Ocala, contrary to the ordinances of
One red sow, seven spotted pigs;
The owners thereof or their agents,
and all whom it may concern, are
hereby notified that if the animals are
hereby notified that if the animal is
not claimed and all expenses of tak taking
ing taking and impounding thereof are not
Said within three days from date
ereof, to-wit: On the 21st day of
June, 1918, I will sell the same to
the highest and best bidder, said sale
to take place between the hours of 11
a. m. and 3 p. m. on said day at the
city pound in Ocala, Florida.
S. C. M. Thomas,
Marshal City of Ocala.
C. A. Holloway, Impounder. It
Your common sense will tell you
that you cannot buy now all the
things you bought before we had a
war to win. Your buying must be re restricted
stricted restricted and your savings invested in
war savings stamps.
(Continued from Third Page)
The following announcement cardParts 4:15 p. m.
was received in this city yesterday:
Mr. Charles Whiteside
Mrs. Adelaide M. Berry
Married June 3d, Birmingham, Ala.
At home Hotel Granada
Mrs. Berry was formerly a Cincin-
nati woman ana was aescriDea as a
"dashing widow." Mr. Whiteside is a!
brother of Mr. C. W. Whiteside of n
this city and for many years a resi-
congratulations of his many friends.
Cards were received today from
Mr. James Whiteside, who left Bajti- j
i j CI J i t Tin i l
more last, oaiuruay lor varnp vy neei-
er. tie expects to come to ucaia oe-,
fore lone for a visit with home folks.)
Mr. and Mrs. J. Bloxham Dell, a
charming young couple recently com com-inc
inc com-inc to Ocala from Gainesville and
making their home with Mrs. E. Van
Hood, are spending today in the I
The hosts of friends of Norton 1
Davis of this city, at Camp Hancock,
Augusta, Ga., will be delighted to j
know that he has now received his! No. 9: Arrives and departs 9:03 p.m
commission as a second lieutenant. Atlantic Coast Line Branches, North North-Lieut.
Lieut. North-Lieut. Davis was recommended for at bound
commission at the close of the last Nq Homosassa: Arrive,
nrnr.prs' train in ir camn. wnipn hp at- 1
, tt 71
wriiucu. lie in cAj:ticu iiume uu aiv-
ernoon for a brief visit.
i- J J TJ i i- J 1 .1-1--
OCALA FRATERNAL ORDERS
Tulula Lodtre No. 22. I. O. O. F..
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows hall on the third floor ol
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
H. D. Stokes, N. G.
M. M. Little, Secretary.
MARION-DUNN MASON'C LODGE
Marion-Dunn Lodge No. 19, F. &
A. M., meets on the first and third
Thursday evenings of each month at
8 o'clock, until further notice.
x Stephen Jewett, W. M.
.lake Brown, Secretary.
WOODMEN OF THE WORLD
Fort Kingr Camp No. 14 meets at
the K. of P. hall at 8 p. m. every
second and fourth Friday. Visiting
sovereigns are ailways welcome.
P. W. Whitesides, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk
OCALA LODGE NO. 286, B. P. O. E.
Ocala Lodge No. 286, Benevolent
and Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tuesday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth brethren
ren brethren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
C. W. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Crook. Secretary.
KNIGHTS OF FYTfiiAS
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday evening at 8
at the Castle Hall, over the James
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
to visiting brothers.
H. B. Baxter, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage. K. of &. S.
MIRIAM REBEKAH LODGE NO. 15
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday eve evenings
nings evenings in each month in the Odd Fel Fellows'
lows' Fellows' hall at 8 o'clock o'clock-Clara
Clara o'clock-Clara Moremen, N. G.
Georgia Ten Eyck, Secretary.
R. A. M. CHAPTER NO. 13
Regular convocations of the Ocala
Chapter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
first Friday in every month at 8 p. m.
J. A. Bouvier, H. P.
Take Brown. Secretary.
ORDER OF EASTERN STAR
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, 0. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Alice Yonce, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
Keep your lawn in shape by using
the Gold Medal Lawn Mower. It is a
real pleasure to use it. Ball bearings
throughout. Let us show it to you.
Clarkson Hardware Company. 23-tf
Buy war savings stamps to the ut utmost
most utmost of your financial capacity, and
then increase your capacity by saving
Remember! the men in our army
and navy do not expect luxuries.
Should we at home expect them ? Buy
necessitie sand war savings stamps.
War savings stamps help provide
that "Force, force to the utmost,
force without stint or limit, the
righteous and triumphant force which
shall make right the law of the
world," which President Wilson says
must be used against our enemies.
Now is the time to plant chufas,
$5.50 per bushel; Spanish peanuts,
S2.25 per bushel. Ocala Seed tSore,
phone 435. tf
Buy Thrift Stamps of us and keep
your skin nice and soft with Rexall
Skin Soap. Gerig's Drug Store, tf
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
OF TRAINS AT OCALA
Sea board Air Line, Northbound
No. 4: Arrives 1:15 p. m. Departs
1:30 p. m.
No. 16 (Limited): Arrives and De-
No. 2: Arrives 1:50 a. m.
l:oo a. m.
Seaboard Air Line, Southbound
No. 3: Arrives 1:10 p. m. Departs
1:30 p. m.
No. 15 (Limited): Arrives and de-
parts 4:15 p. m.
jf0 i: Arrives 1:45 a. m
:5 a. m.
Oklawaha Valley, Southbound
No. 71: Arrives 11:35 a. m.
Oklawaha Valley, Northbound
No. 72: Departs 2 p. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)
No. 10: Arrives and departs 5:42 a.
1:20 p. m
Arrives 1 p. m. Departs
Arrives and departs 2:27
Atlantic Coast Line
Arrives and departs 2:16
Arrives and departs 2:35
rz:o6 p. m.
No. 150 (Sunny Jim): From Wil
cox, Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
arrives 5:45 p. m.
No. 32 (Sunny Jim): From Lake Lakeland,
land, Lakeland, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur-
Iday, arrives 9:48 p. m.
No. 140: Daily except Sunday,
leaves 3:45 p. m. for Wilcox.
Atlantic Coast Line Branches, South-
No. 151 (Sunny Jim): For Wilcox,
Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
leaves 6:10 a. m.
No. 35 (Sunny Jim): For Lakeland,
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
leaves 6:40 a. m.
No. 141 : Daily except Sunday, ar arrives
rives arrives 10:50 a. m. from Wilcox.
No. 49: For Homosassa, leaves 2:25
SAGE M DARKENS
M TO ANY SHADE
Don't stay Gray! Here's
Old-time Recipe that-Any-l
ody can Apply.
Tke use of Sage and Sulphur for re restoring
storing restoring faded, gray hair to its- natural
color dates back to grandmother's time.
She used it to keep her hair beautifully
dark, glossy and attractive. Whenever
her hair took on that dull, faded or
streaked appearance, thin simple mixture
was applied with wonderful effect.
But brewing at home is muasv and
out-of-date. Nowadays, by asking at
any drug store for a 50 cent bottle of
"Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Compound,"
you will get this famous old preparation,
improved by the addition of other in ingredients,
gredients, ingredients, which can be depended upon to
restore natural color and beauty to the
A well-known downtown druggist says
it darkens the hair so naturally and
evenly that nobody can tell it has been
applied. You simply dampen a sponge
or soft brush with it and draw this
through your h.iir, taking one strand at
a time. By morning the gray" hair dis disappears,
appears, disappears, and after another application oi
two, it becomes beautifully dark and
Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Compound
is a delightful toi.'et requisite for those
who desire a more youthful appearance.
It is not intended for the cure, mitigation
or prevention of dia base.
SOME OF THE INNS OF COURT
Gray's Produced Fu wer Great Lawyers
but Can Outdo Rivals in Associa Association
tion Association With Influential Men.
Gray's inn. where the prime tnimster
and the heads of the air service take
a snack together in the evening, comes
down to us through the Grays of Wil Wilton,
ton, Wilton, whose home or inn it anciently
was. from the bishop cad canons of St.
Paul's cathedral. The inn itself, bear bearing
ing bearing the family name, formed part of
the Hundred of Ossulstone, and the
whole was Included in a yet larger
property, states a writer In the London
Chronicle. How St. Paul's itself be became
came became possppsed of the estate is not
clear, but it is believed that it was at
one time the personal property of one
of the canons, whe It was enacted.
might give and sell their lai. is with
Gray's inn has produced fewer great
lawyers than some of the other Inns
of court, but it can outdo its rivals In
association with men who have vitally
influenced the life of the nation-
Thomas Cromwell, for instance, who
suppressed the monasteries; Lord
Burshley. chief counselor of Queen
Elizabeth, and George Monck, duke of
Albemarle, who practically res' or ed the
monarchy. But the Inn's chief glory.
of course. Is with the Bacons, Nicholas
and his far greater son, Francis, whose
mark remai ns till this day on the inn
Our magazines are carrying authen
tic news from the front. THE BOOK
Watermelons on ice. The Main
Street Market. Phone 108. tf
WANTED, LOST, FOUND, FOR
SALE, FOR RENT AND SIM SIMILAR
ILAR SIMILAR LOCAL NEEDS
RATES: Six line maximum. nn
I time 25c; three times 50c; six times
75c; one month $3. Payable in adrance.
FOR SALE 500 bu. mixed and Whip, j
peas, $2.50; 200 bu. orange cane seed,
$2; 500 bu. Abruzzi seed, $2.75. Prices'
cash f. o. b. Hickory. Hickory Seed!
Co., Hickory, N. C. It
LOST Stick pin, attached to neck necktie;
tie; necktie; pin made of English pound gold
piece. Lost between hospital and Fort
King avenue. Suitable reward for re-
turn to C. F. Lawrence, 20 Fort King
WANTED 60 Hp. boiler, 40 Hp. en
gine, -15 to 25 Hp. kerosene-burning
engine. Must be in good condition.
Nathan Mayo, Summer-field, Fla. 13-tf
C. 0. D. This is the name of a wood
yard which is at your service at all
times. Stove wood, pine or oak. North
Magnolia street, phone 339. 29-tf
FOR SALE Ten acres with house
and bam, with well and running wa water;
ter; water; on Orange avenue, one mile out.
Cleared. Will exchange for city resi residence.
dence. residence. Jay Stanhope Heisler, Orange
avenue, Ocala, Fla. 10-6t
W. K. Lane, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
WHEN YOU ARE' TIRED
of paying retail PAINT price for the
Linseed Oil, in Ready-Mixed Paints,
buy one gallon of
which is ALL PAINT, then add one
gallon of Pure Linseed Oil, at Linseed
Oil Price, and you will have TWO
gallons of Pure Linseed Oil Paint, at
a clear saving to YOU of one dollar
or MORE according to the price of
Linseed Oil. In addition you will
have one of the most durable paints
obtainable, since it is Pure Linseed
Oil Paint. 2
For Sale By
THE MARION HARDWARE CO.,
Watermelons on ice. The Main
Street Market. Phone 108. tf
Passanger and Baggage
Long and Short Hauling
lOt lOl 01 401 SK 0b "" 101 1
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Wc Want several hundred
pounds of clean rags table and bed lin linens
ens linens preferred.
SAINT LEO, PASCO COUNTY, FLORIDA
IDEAL BOARDING SCHOOL FOR YOUNG GENTLEMEN
Courses in Classics, Science and Commerce. Also
Primary Department. Send for Catalogue.
Rev. F. Benedict, Director.
OPENS FOB THE FALL TERM. WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 12, 1917.
Has become the slogan not
only on the higbways of
travel, but also in all lines
of industry. There's no
such thing as safety if
your valuable property is
rot covered by
We represent a number of
the most reliable companies
in existence, and our facil facilities
ities facilities are not surpassed in
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OCALA :-: FLA.
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UNDERTAKERS and EIIBALMERs
PHONES 47, 104. 305
Careful Estimates made on all Con Contract
tract Contract work. Gives More and Better
Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.
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