The Ocala evening star


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The Ocala evening star
Uniform Title:
Ocala Evening Star
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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: Partly cloudy
tonight and Friday, probably local
showers north and central portion.
VOL. 25, NO. 166


Ex-President's Boy Victor in Battle
- WTth a German
: (Associated Press) ;
With the American Forces on the
Marne, July 11, Lieut. Qaentin
Roosevelt, youngest son of former
President Roosevelt, brought down his.
first German airplane yesterday aft-4
ernoon in a fight north of Chateau
Lieut. Roosevelt, with three other
pilots,, was flying at a height of five
thousand yards, eight miles inside the;
German lines, when the machines be became
came became separated. Soon afterwards
, Roosevelt saw three planes, which he
thought were his companions, and
started to join them, but soon 'discov 'discovered
ered 'discovered they were Germans. Immedi Immediately
ately Immediately he opened fire, and after fifty
shots tracers penetrated the fusilage
of the nearest German machine,
which went into a spinning nose dive,
falling, through the clouds two thou thousand
sand thousand yards below.
Lieutenant Roosevelt escaped from
the two other enemy planes and re returned,
turned, returned, himself and his machine un un-scratched.
scratched. un-scratched. r
Washington, July 11. The army
casualty list comprises 68 names:
Killed in action, 5; died of wounds,
10; died of disease, 2; died of acci accident
dent accident and other causes, 1; wounded
severely, 26; wounded slightly, 1 ;
missing in action, 23.
Washington, July 11. The marine
corps casualty list issued today con contains
tains contains 35 names: Killed in action, 13;
died of wounds, 4; wounded severely,
18. Private Charles A. O'Connor of
Orlando, Fla., was killed in action,
and Lieut. Geo. H., Yarborough t of
Mullins, S. C, died of wounds.
The third day of the school of
Methodism passed off very satisf ac ac-torily
torily ac-torily to all concerned. Rev. Cole,
who is an ardent Sunday school work work-ep,
ep, work-ep, was the speaker last evening, lay laying
ing laying special stress on the elementary
department,, with which work he is
thoroughly in touch, and to which his
life s consecrated. Rev. Ira Barnett
presided at this service and different
phases of Methodism were taken up
during the remainder of the evening.
A number of Sunday school workers
vere present.
Blitchton, .July 10. Mr. and Mrs.
A. A. Robinson of Anthony were the
guests of Mrs. W. P. Hammons and
Miss Rowena Hammons Wednesday.
Messrs. George : Borlander and
Goree Blitch visited Ocala Friday.
Misses Opal and Odo Blitch enter entertained
tained entertained sixteen of their friends Friday
, evening, honoring Misses Sadie and
Annie Lou Thompson of Vienna, Ga.
A number of contests and music en entertained
tertained entertained the guests and punch and
cake were served.
Miss Rowena Hammons and Mrs.
B. R. Blitch gave a picnic to Silver
Springs Saturday afternoon, honor honoring
ing honoring Miss Elsie Carlton of Nocatee
and Misses Sadie and : Annie Lou
Thompson of Vienna, Ga.
Mr. O. S. Sanders is convalescing.
Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Blitch and Miss
Ernestine Blitch of Willi ston called
Sunday en route home from Orlando.
Mr. B. R. Blitch has traded his
Ford for a Dodge car.
Mr. Dug Fartt and daughter of
Flemington, Miss Mamie Fant of Ir Irvine
vine Irvine and Mrs. Sue Mclver of Ocala,
were Sunday callers.
Mrs. T. J. Burgess returned home
Sunday from Lake Butler.
Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Blitch spent
Sunday at Pleasant Hill.
' Mr. Laborne Hendrix, who has a
position in Georgia, is visiting his
parents for a few days.
Mr. and Mrs. A. U McKay and
children motored to Daytona Beach
Saturday. Mr. McKay returned Sun Sunday
day Sunday but Mrs. McKay and children
will spend several weeks at the beach.
Messrs. J. K. Christian and Hamil Hamilton
ton Hamilton of Mcintosh were here Tuesday.
Water wings and bathing caps at
the Court Pharmacy. 15-tf


Canning of Von Kuehlman, However,
is Probably Only Artistic
(Associated Press)
London, July 11. The fall of For.
eign Secretary Von Kuehlmann, ar arranged
ranged arranged by German army headquar headquarters,
ters, headquarters, is regarded in Germany as in introducing
troducing introducing open Pan-German regime
under control of a military leader,
special dispatches from Holland say.
It is described as the biggest of a
series of Pan-German victories and
Pan-German papers don't disguise
their delight over it, Reports of the
appointment of Admiral Von Hinthee
as foreign secretary have been ac accepted
cepted accepted as final by the Pan-German
Fifteen of Pershing's Officers and
! Men Commended for their
Gallant Fighting
(Associated Press)
Washington, July 11. Fifteen offi officers
cers officers and men of the infantry Were
cited by General Pershing in today's
communique for gallantry. They, will
be awarded distinguished service
Washington, July 11. The weekly
army health report today says the
conditions in home camps continue
satisfactory. There were 112 deaths
this week and 81 for the week pre previous.
vious. previous. GOOD WORK BY THE
Mrs. Burnett's house, out on South
Orange street, was not so badly
burned as was indicated by the hur hurried
ried hurried account sent in by one of the
neighbors : immediately after the fire
yesterday. About three hundred dol dollars
lars dollars will repair the damage to the
house and most of the furniture was
saved. At this writing, we have not
been able to learn whether the house
was insured or not.
The fire department did good work
in putting out the fire. The house is
about two hundred yards this side of
the hospital' and nearly a mile from
the fire station. The fire started in an
unoccupied upstairs room and had
worked up into the roof and gained
considerable headway before it was
discovered. : ;v;' vv"
The chemical fire engine has been
out of commission for some days and
the firemen have to depend on the big
truck. When the fire chief found
where the fire was, instead of driving
directly for it, he steered the truck
down South Lime street to the fire fireplug
plug fireplug by Col. Martin's house. Here he
dropped off a man who coupled the
hose to this plug, and the truck went
on unreeling the hose and plowing
thru the ; heavy sand between v Lime
ad Orange and on down Orange to
the burning house, a full three hun hundred
dred hundred yards. At the house, the truck
cut loose from the hose and one
stream of water was turned on the
fire. The truck ran on to the ; next
plug, over a hundred yards further,
and coupled on another line of hose,
givhjg two streams on the blaze. They
drowned the fire in short order. The
southwest corner of the house up upstairs
stairs upstairs was burned thru and about half
the roof riddled, but that was about
all the damage done.
A few years ago, with horse-drawn
truck and the low water .pressure
given by the old waterworks, the
house and probably the one next to it
would have gone up in a blaze.
Our prescription department offers
you the test in PURE DRUGS and
CHEMICALS. Your doctor win tell
you. Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. 15tf
Careful prescription service, using
Squibb's chemicals, at Gerig's Drug
Store. War Savings and Thrift
Stamps sold. 1 tf
Get your beef, pork, lamb and veal
Phone 108. 10-3t



About a Quarter of a Million Killed,
Killed, Wounded or Taken in
Their Recent Offensive
(Associated Press)
Italian Army Headquarters. Wed
nesday, July 11. Evidence secured
from Austrian prisoners indicates
that Austro-Hungarian losses during
the recent offensive were in the
neighborhood of 250,000 men.
London, July 11 The Italian offen offensive
sive offensive in Albania continues to advance,
the enemy falling back on the Skum Skum-ba
ba Skum-ba river, north of Berat, says a Rome
Washington, July 11. An official
dispatch from Rome reports the un unchecked
checked unchecked advance of the Italians in
Albania with Berat as the objective.
From Voyuse the Italians have car carried
ried carried all positions to Semeni in their
advance of approximately fifteen
miles over a fifty mile front.
University of Florida and A Florida
State College for Women Are
Godsend to Young Men and
Women of the State
Elsewhere in the Star is an adver advertisement
tisement advertisement of the University of Florida
and the Florida State College for
Women, institutions of which every
Floridian has a right to feel proud,
for they are secofad to none in the
South and have few close rivals.
Members of the legislature have
felt that the best was not too good
for Florida young men and young
women, and since the means have
been 'provided parents should make
almost any sacrifice to send their
children to one of these great col colleges.
leges. colleges. -"' "V'
The cost is so small, and the bene benefits
fits benefits so great, that no boy or girl
should be permitted to grow into
manhood and womanhood without a
college education. Now that the war
has emphasized so strongly the need
for specially trained persons, par parents
ents parents having children advanced far
enough to enter the university or the
college should write for catalogue.
There is no need whatever to send
a boy or' girl to college in another
state. It is impossible to find superior
training, better fare, or more health healthful
ful healthful conditions and moral environment.
Young men and 1 young : women who
intend spending their lives in Florida
will find it a source of benefit and
pleasure to be associated at college
with persons from every county in
the state.
Candler, July 10 During a copious
rain one afternoon last week, lightn lightning
ing lightning demolished a large orange tree in
Mr. Harry Baxter's orange grove.
Mr. Warren Holtzclaw enthusiast enthusiastically
ically enthusiastically and successfully continues in
the W. S. S. cafise, swelling the
amount previously pledged to two
thousand dollars. v
Mr. and Mrs. John Mathews and
Mr. and Mrs. Warren Holtzclaw and
children were the auto guests of Mr.
Harry Baxter last Thursday, attend attending
ing attending the Cooter Pond celebration.
Dr. and Mrs. A. Belcher, who hav
been residents of Candler for the past
eight years, the former being elected
trustee of the local school board in
April, have sold their stock and
household effects, and left yesterday
for Missouri to reside.
Mr. and Mrs. K. Kline entertained
Gainesville relatives Sunday.,
Mr. and Mrs. Jesse J. Marshall
leave today for Cannonsburg, Pa., fo
a visit to Mrs. Marshall's girlhood
Rev. E. G. McKindley is visiting in
Mrs. Harry Marshall and two sons
have terminated their .visit to Mr.
and Mrs. J. N. Marshall and returned
to their home in Bartow.
Mr. William Snyder left today for
his annual visit to his Indiana home.
A very nice line of Wash Cloths on
display at Gerig's Drug Store, We
also sell. War Savings and Thrift
Stamps. tf

Support your government but keep your business going full tilt. Protect
your future by making the most of present opportunities. You 4 may have to
?kimp somewhere, but it is unwise to skimp your publicity. Allow no one
Xo persuade you to discontinue your advertising, unless you want to stunt
your business. Call Phone 51 and we will gladly tell you jnore about it.


New Siberian Government Seems to
Have Some Ideas of a
(Associated Press)
London, July 11. The objects of
the new Siberian government include
the repudiation of the Brest-Litovsk
treaty, the establishment of a Rus Russian,
sian, Russian, republic with autonomous Sibe Siberia,
ria, Siberia, according to a declaration by a
member of the new government to
the Vladivostok correspondent of a
Japanese paper, says a Tokia dis dispatch.
patch. dispatch. It is also proposed to rehabili rehabilitate
tate rehabilitate the army and aenJ troops against
And the Almost Certainty of Capture
Rewards Men Who Held Up
the Katy Express
(Associated Press)
Paola, Kan., July 11. A posse of
two hundred men are today patrolling
the banks of : the Marais de Cygno
river near here, awaiting the signal
to rush into a patch of woods in
which it is believed are hiding a dozen
men who late last night held up the
southbound "Katy" passenger V train
just south of Paola, shot three per persons,
sons, persons, looted the express and mail cars
and made their escape.
Kansas City, July 11. American
Express Co. officials said the robbers
who held up the train near Paola ob obtained
tained obtained but little money, and declared
that $50 worth of jewelery was prob probably
ably probably the most valuable shipment the
car contained.
On account of advance in prices by
the publishers on all books, popular
reprints, now 60c. will be advanced
on August 1st to 65c.
We have a large stock and it will
pay you to investigate the several
hundred selected titles now on hand.
Stock For Sale: Five shares of
Lake Weir Club Association stock.
Will accept any reasonable price. R.
R, Carroll, Ocala, Fla. 9-6t
It is the best from every angle you
consider it ITS FINISH is glossy
and lasts longest because it contains
no adulterated oil; ITS DURABILI-
T Y is assured because the Oil is Pore
the pigments and colors are the best
and they are scientifically balanced
CAL ECONOMICAL because a can of 2-4-1 is all
Paint Price and your Linseed Oil at
Oil Price, thereby saving from 50
cents to 80 cents per gallon, accord according
ing according to the price of Linseed Oil.
'For Sale By
Ocala, CO-Ocala, Florida
Z Ask for Price List



Sir Eric Geddes Says the Mines Are
Steadily Hemming in the
: Submarines.
(Associated Press)- .
London, July 11. Speaking in Lon
don today Sir Eric Geddes, first lord
of the admiralty, said that the mines
planted by the Allies are gradually
hemming in the submarines, ; which
now had less freedom and he was
glad there were fewer of them.
In New York Today to the Memory
of John Purroy
'(Associated Press),
New York, July 11. The body of
Major John Purroy Mitchel, in a flag
draped casket on which rested the
cap he wore as a major of aviation,
was borne through the streets today
while tens of thousands watch in si silent
lent silent tribute. The bell at the city hall
was tolled as the casket was borne
from the 'rotunda and plaecd on an
artillery caisson and taken to the
cathedral, thence to Woodlawn ceme cemetery.
tery. cemetery. Six airplanes circled overhead
and dropped flowers.
SHADY x. jV-'
Shady, J uly 10. Mr. George Buhl
and mother, Mrs. Carl BuhL visited
Mr. and. Mrs. John Knoblock at Mar Martin
tin Martin Sunday.
Mrs. Charlie Tubbs of Santos visit visited
ed visited relatives here Monday. '..-'..
Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Douglas of
Weirsdale, were Friday afternoon -visitors
here. Little Misses Vivian and
Martha and Master Barnett Douglas
returned to Weirsdale with them for
a week's visit. '
Rev. Strickland preached a good
sermon' Sunday afternoon to an at attentive
tentive attentive audience. After the preaching
service officers and teachers were
elected for the Sunday school and
literature for same distributed. r Ev Everybody
erybody Everybody is cordially invited to attend
and take part in the Sunday school.
Rev. Wm. H. Wrighton of Ocala
will preach at the church Sunday at
3:30 p. m. (old time). Come out and
greet him with a full house.
And while we think of it the preach
ing hour changed to 3:30 p. m. for
every Sunday as the Sunday school
hour is after preaching service.
Mrs. Myrtle Tery arrived Saturday
and the school opened Monday morn morning,
ing, morning, vv
Mr., Edgar Proctor of Pedro, home
on a brief furlough, visited here Sun Sunday
day Sunday afternoon.
Mr. Blair and sons and Miss Gen Geneva
eva Geneva Muclan and Mr. and Mrs. Er Ernest
nest Ernest Blair and baby Irma of Ocala
attended church here Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Phillips, of
Ocala, were pleasant callers here
Saturday afternono..
Corporal Oliver Meadows and
bride were visiting Mrs. Christopher
Driggers and Mrs. Garkins Sun Sunday.,
day., Sunday., Mr. and Mrs. John Jirash and fam family
ily family drove over to Belle View Monday.
We supose the rainy season has
begun. We are planting sweet po
tatoes and planning the fall garden.
We are still canning. Tin and glass
cans cost a lot, sugar has to be used
very sparingly, .but we just can on
Mr. Rube Redding has bought the
Williams tract of land here, 400 acres
has had it, surveyed and is preparing
to fence it.
Mr. Jim Adams was a caller
Mr. Ebbiehugh" Douglas spent the
week with relatives at the Lake.
Private Edgar Proctor surprised
his relatives and friends when he re
turned from Camp Jackson on his
furlough last Tuesday. Private
Proctor is looikng well and states
that he leaving for France.
How glad his friends are to see him,
cancan naraiy ; be expressed, lie




Small but Decided Gains Made Near
Soissons and on the
' Somme
(Associated Press)
Paris, June 11. The French last
night captured the town of Corey, in including
cluding including the railway station and the
chateau and farm of St. Paul, to the
south of Corey on the front south southwest
west southwest of Soissons. -. The war office an announces
nounces announces that fifty prisoners, 1 includ including
ing including one officer, were taken.
London, July 11. The British im
proved their positions last night south
of the Somme and east of Villers Villers-Bretonneux,
Bretonneux, Villers-Bretonneux, the war office announces.
The Germans last night bombardeo:
British positions east of Amiens on
both sides of the Somme.
Soldier Hung at Camp Mc Arthur for
Assault on a School School-Girl
Girl School-Girl ', (Associated Press)
Waco, Texas July 11. Nat Hoff
man, a white soldier, : was hanged
early this morning at- Camp McAr-
thur. ; Hoffman was convicted of a
criminal assault on a school girl last
Griner Farm, July 10 Mr. Lester
Wilson, now of Jacksonville, son of
P. .T. Wilson, came home on a visit
for the fourth. "The family all spent
a pleasant afternoon that day at Sil Silver
ver Silver Springs, as did quite a number
from here. :
Mr. A. B. Halsell had the misfor
tune to lose his home and store by
fire on the afternoon of July 4th. He
and his family were not at home
when the fire occurred. It caught
from a spark thrown by the north northbound
bound northbound limited and the flames were be
yond control in a very: short time.
The mill crew went to, do what they
could but only saved a few articles
of clothing, furniture and the safe
containing some money and valuable
papers. Mr. and Mrs. Halsell and
two small children are stopping with
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Smith at present.
Mr, and Mrs. Hill gave a pound
party last Friday evening and it was
greatly enjoyed by all who attended.
Mrs. B. H. Leitner returned Satur Saturday
day Saturday from a pleasant two weeks visit
to Mrs. E. W. Davis of Orlando, and
while there went to Daytona Beach.
Mrs. B. C. Murphy and children,
after spending -several weeks here on.
a visit to relatives, have returned to
their home at Homestead, near Mi Mi-amL
amL Mi-amL '"V
. Mr. Johnson has Taid by" his 2504
acre castor bean field and it is cer certainly
tainly certainly a pretty sight now, several
from Ocala having been out to see it.
Mr. George Keeney and family of
Anthony were guests Sunday of Mrs.
E. L. Howell.
':' ':. NOTICE
On account of the curtailment of
the sugar supply, from this date on
we will be unable to send out ice
cream in any quantities, feeling it
our duty to serve those who come to
the fountain first.
July 9, 1918.
9-Gt The Court Pharmacy.
leaves for Camp Jackson on the
night train Tuesday.
Miss Mary Gaskin spent last
week with friends at Oxford. She re
turned Sunday.
We are lokine forward to the
pleasant affair that is to be given
Thursday night at the school house.
Come and bring your friends.
Miss Leonna Hutchinson spent the
nieht last Wednesday with Misses
Ida Bertha Perkins.
Get vour beef. pork, lamb and veal
Phone 108. 10-3t
Have you bought a W. S. S. today?


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Sefety Editor Two-O b e Ftre
Entered at Ocala, Fla., postofftce as
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The Associated Press i exclusively
entitled tor the use for republication of
,411 news dispatches credited to It or
Dot otherwise credited la this paper
and also the local news published
herein. All rights of republication of
special dispatches herein are also re re-orred.
orred. re-orred. .:


Ocala have owned their electric light
plant for twenty years and their wa water
ter water works for about one-third of that
time. They have forgoten what it
sounds like to have anything but
courteous attention when they make
a request in regard to either of these
two utilities.

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One month. In advance.......... .to
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allowed on readers without extra com composition'
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Lg-&1 advt. .isements at legal rates.'
'Electros must be mounted, or charge
will be made for mounting-.

Kerensky -hasn't enough kick.
Jonah was' the original excess
A. regular fellow is too often ir irregular
regular irregular pay. yr
Life calls Prussians anthropoids,
which is a fairly correct definition.
The results of wheatless, beefless,
porkless days are beginning to count
up. Keep them up. '
vOur soldiers arid sailors will win
the war if we stand back of them
right back, not away back.
The Germans said the American
army was a joke. It's getting to be
too big a joke for them to appreciate

Gutzon Borglum's plan to carve a
Confederate army on Stone mountain
seems to have gone the way of his
airplane revelations. ,
Sometimes our government makes
mistakes. But it costs less to support
it than: it would to support the Ho Ho-henzollerns.
henzollerns. Ho-henzollerns. Buy thrift stamps.
Gov. Manning of South Carolina
has appointed Christie, Benet, a gen gentleman
tleman gentleman to national fame unknown," to
fill out Tillman's term in the United
States Senate.

J udging by the dispatches, Mr.
Wilson doesn't favor diverting any
force from the western front, in order
to help Russia, in which he is. ever everlastingly
lastingly everlastingly right. The Murman coast,
of which we are hearing so much
now, is wel within the Arctic circle.
It's short summer is already half
over, and an Allied army sent there
now would be caught in a trap. There
is, however, a large quantity of arms
and ammunition, furnished by the Al Allies
lies Allies to the Russian government be before
fore before the debacle; stowed at Kola, the

principal seaport, and guarding ; it is
a -force of Allied r marines, ? amonil

them some Americans. It is prob probable
able probable that this- force can be added to

sufficiently to aid it, with the assist

ance of the Murman people, ; to hold
out against any force that .may be
sent against them before next sum

mer, during which season, if the Al

lied .cause meanwhile goes well else elsewhere,
where, elsewhere, an army may be provided to
advance into the interior. On the east,

m case the Japanese decide to send
an army, into Siberia, a small con con-tingent
tingent con-tingent of American troops could ac accompany
company accompany them for moral effect. We

have some troops in the Philippines,

where they are now not so much need

ed the Philippines, twenty s years
after' their conquest by Americans,
being as loyal as Florida, and more
loyal than Wisconsin; There seems
to be a considerable number of

Czecho-Slovacks fighting on the Al

lied side, in Siberia; and fit will be a
great error not to support them. ? It

is not likely the Russians or the, Ger

mans in Russia are going, to make

any strong movement this autumn

and winter. They will have about all

they, can do to keep from starving.

. The New i York Mail, said, to have

been bought by the German govern

ment, is the successor to the Mail
and Express. The. Mail and Express

belonged to Col. Eliot F Shepard, a

son-in-law of Commodore. Vanderbilt.

The commodore, made of Shephard.the

historic, remark that he was a more

different kinds of a damphool than
any other man he knew. This may
have been true, but- Shephard wasn't
as big a fool as was Count von Bern-

storff when he bought the Mail for his
government. The transaction : took
place in 1915, the. Mail began to at

tack the Allies, particularly Britain,

and its circulation ; and influence be began
gan began to diminish at once. As soon as
the United States declared war on
Germany Henry L. Stoddard, presi

dent: of the Mail Publishing Company,

and a loyal American, whipped the
paper into line,' arid the kaiser's own
money, paid for the publication 6t edi editorials
torials editorials denouncing him r

, : The machinery, is, being taken, out

of the old waterworks building, on

the northeast .. corner of the 1 city
power plant : lot. The engines and
boilers, which .did such faithful servv
ice so many years, are in pretty
good, shape yetv.and will probably

bring .in good money if sold. The

building is a,, good, solid ; structure,
and we understand there is a plan,
when the .city is in better financial

The order that all Jews shall leave

Finland by Sept. 30 is probably in inspired
spired inspired by Germany. With the excep

tion of Russia, Germany has led other

nations in ill treatment of the Jews.

The Tampa Tribune has been crit

icising Florida school affairs some

what on the line taken, by the Star

some months ago. We hope Super

intendent Brinson will admonish the

Trih. :
We want the name of the first Flor

ida farmer who makes a barrel of

good old home made brown sugar this

season. Tampa Tribune.

Here is a chance for some Marion

county man to win fame. ?

Every once in awhile we see that

; Germany has begun the use of a par

ticularly vicious gas, but that our

chemists will make one 1 worse right

away. We wish our chemists would

make the worse gas first.

Germany's offer to Austria of a

general to command ,the Austrian

troops has been declined with or

without thanks,. Two or three hun hundred
dred hundred thousand German soldiers with

out any generals would suit the Aus-

tnana better. :

It is understood that Germany has
ever i six hundred thousand reserves
to throw on one or two points in the
, next offensive, and it's keeping the
Allied generals -busy guessing where
they will hit j It. isn't uulikely they
will try to make 'an "object lesson"
of the Americans. :.

shape, to make some additions to it
and remove the first station into it.
It would be a very good idea to have
the fire station on the same lot with
the water works. However, we hope
the change' won't come in our time.
We have lived and worked alongside
the fire station over twenty years,
and the fireboys have all thut time
been among our best chums, and if
they moved we would miss them
The home guards which have been
organized at Kendrick are very en enthusiastic
thusiastic enthusiastic They hold weekly meet meetings
ings meetings each Friday evening. At their
next meeting they expect to have
their uniforms and guns. Each fur furnished
nished furnished his own equipment, the guard
being a private organiaztion.
Henry Watterson wants to know
why neighbors become angry with
each other over 'events that happen"

and policies proposed, by people a
thousand or more miles away. Henry
might also ask why average honest
people can't discuss the affairs of
their home towns without getting
mad and calling each other crooks.
.Miss Jeanne tte Rankin, the only
woman congressman, ; announces that
she will be a candidate for the Unit United
ed United States senatorship from Montana.
Miss Rankin is ''- a. republican. Her
opponent is Senator Walsh, a demo democrat.
crat. democrat. Miss Annie Martin of, Nevada
fs another candidate for a senator senator-ship.
ship. senator-ship. It would be nice if both ladies
were elected. Each of them is old
enough to be a chaperone for the
other. ; .'

It seems that A. is necessary for
the Miami home guards to diill on
Sunday, but in announcing,, that fact
the. major commanding the battalion
need not have, been discourteous
about it. If Catte-has the; power to
remove him, and uses it, we shall not
feel like blaming the governor. If he
thinks; however. Major Smith is effi efficient
cient efficient enough to make 1 his remaining
in command a necessity; and acts ac accordingly,
cordingly, accordingly, he wil show that he pos

sesses at least some elements of


Today: Mutt and Jeff, "Old Wives
for New." an Artcraft picture.
Friday : Pathe News. Lina Caval Caval-ieri
ieri Caval-ieri in "Love's' Conquest. i
Saturday: Ella Hall in "A Mother's
Secret'-' Bluebird.
Monday: Pauline Frederick in
"Mrs. Dare's Defense."
' Tuesday: Pathe News. Walker
Whiteside' arid "Valentine i Grant : in
"The Belgian," a war picture.


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(Corrected Weekly by Authority of the U. S. Food Administration)


Retailer Pays
Wheat Flour $12.10 to $13.55
per bbl. of 16 12
lb sacks

Rye Flour

.$12 to $13.90 per
bbl. of 16 12 lb
. sacks

Corn Flour . .
Corn Meal; Old Fashioned '.
Corn Meal, Cream or Pearl
Corn' Grits or Hominy ,' .

Barley, Flour

,...6.75 to 7c lb
,...4.40 to 4c lb

. 40. to 50c lb

........5.80 to 6U0c lb
6c lb

Cole Blease is again at candidate
for United States senator from' South
Carolina. It is about time for South
Carolina democrats to put Blease in
the discard. He opposed-, the war
with Germany and if he is elected he
will undoubtedly be an opponent of
the administration.

The Miami Metropolis praises the
present management of the company
owning the light and power plant in
that city for being courteous and effi efficient.
cient. efficient. It doesn't praise it because it
is any too courteous and efficient, but
because it is much more so than a

previous msrment. The people of

Rolled Oats, in 1 lb. pkgs 11 to 11 Mc a pkg

Rice Flour t4c to 10c lb
Edible Starch, bulk 6c lb
Edible Starch, in 1 lb. pkgs. . . ...10 to 11c a pkg
Rice, Blue Rose Grade... ......9 to 10c lb
Rice Broken ......7 to 7c lb
Rice, Fancy Long Grain.'. .....10 to 12c lb
, Granulated Sugar 8.38c to 8.57c lb
Lima Beans ................15 to 16c lb
.Navy Beans .... V.. ...... .15 to 16c lb
Blackeyed Peas 104 to 10c lb
Pink Beans H to llc lb
Lard, pure bulk 27c to 27c lb
Lard (compound) substitute bulk. .24 to 24c lb

. Lard,' substitute in tin ......... I .. .27 to 30c lb

Evaporated Milk, small tins........ 4 to 4c a tin
Evaporated Milk, tall tins.... 10 to 11 c a tin
. Condensed Milk, 11 oz. tins. .. .11 to 12c a tin
Canned Corn; standard.... ......... 15 to16c a tin
Canned Tomatoes, No. 2s ;U0 to 11 Ac a tin
' Canned Peas, No. 2s standard.:". .. 15 to 16c a tin
Canned Dried Beans Baked No. Is. .11 to 12 c a tin
Canned Dried Beans Baked No. 2s... 17 to 18c a tin
Canned Dried Beans Baked No. 3s... 30 to 32c a tin
Seeded Raisins 15 oz. pkgs. ........ .13 to 13&c a pkg
. Evaporated Prunes 60-70s .1 13 to 13c lb
Corn Syrup, -dark, No. ls...; 12 to 13c a tin,
Corn Syrup,.dark, No. 5s. ....... ...36 to 38c a tin'
' Eggs . .'. . : ..i. ..33c per dozen ;
Butter, Best Creamery 47 to 50c lb

Oleomargarine . ........ .... .33 .cents per pound
Cheese ; 25 to 27c per lb
Standard Hams 32 to 33c lb
Standard Breakfast Bacon 45 to 52c per lb
Salt Pork ; .',.26 to 28c perl lb

Consumer Pcja
80c to 90c for
12 lb. sck or.7c
, 4b less than mill
80c to 90e for 12
lb sack or 7ftc
" lb in less than
' mill packages
8 to 8c per lb
; 54 to 5c per lb
5 to 7c per lb

7 to 7 per lb

8 to 8c per lb
14 to 15c a pkg

11c to 12 c per lb

8 to 8c per lb
12 to 15c a pkg
11 to 13c per lb

9 to 10c per lb

13 to 15c per lb
9.38 to 9.50 per lb
19 to 20c per lb
19 to 20c per lb
12 to 14c per lb
14 to 15c per lb
30c to 33c per lb

27 to 29 per lb
32 to 37c per, lb
5 to 6c a tin

12 to 14c a tin
14 to 15c a tin
19 to 21c a tin

14 to 16c a tin

19 to 22c a tin

15 to 18c a tin
20 to 24c a tin
40 to 44c a tin
17 to 19c a pkg

17 to 18c per lb
15 to 17c a tin
45 to, 48c, a tin
40c per dozen
55 to 60c per lb

2 to 2c per lb

Finland Has Right to Be Welcomed
Among the World's Republics
, Its Great National Epic.
Finland of to-day is a prosperous
and rapidly developing country,- Inhab Inhabited
ited Inhabited by an enterprising, progressive
and hospitable people. The population
is, roughly speaking. 3,000,000. Dairy
farming has become one of the most
important Industries. It is more profit profitable
able profitable than the raising of grains be because
cause because of the uncertainty of the sea seasons.
sons. seasons. There is absolutely no reason
why the republic of Finland should
not be a success, if left undisturbed
by more powerful and ambitious neigh neighbors.
bors. neighbors. The people are intelligent, demo democratic
cratic democratic and frugal, and have had enougfc
experience in self-government to be of
great help In solving the various per perplexing
plexing perplexing problems that are; sure to arise.
There Is no logical reason why they
should be subjects of Slavic Russia.
Hence the republic of Finland should
b welcomed among nations of the
world. l -Z'i V "':"V-v 'v V:-
We are Indebted to Finnish litera literature
ture literature for the inspiration of one of our
great poems by oae of our sweetest
singers, Nevln O., Winter writes In the
Christian Herald.. -Without, a written
literature, there was handed down
from father to son fori many genera generations
tions generations In Finland a great national epic
In the long winter evenings the singers
sat beside the flaming, pine logs and
there ; sang snatches i from this epic.
Finally there appeared one Ellas
Lonnrot, a simple country physician,
who .traveled over the country and col collected
lected collected this unwritten, epic from the
memories of hundreds of these 6ingers.
He called the collection the JKalevala
and it was first published In 1835.
Longfellow copied the style ; In his

Literary Treasures Destroyed by the
- Huns at louvaln Can Never-'
1 Be Replaced.
No reparation can restore ... to the
world the galleries where Charles
ruler of almost all Europe, pored over
old learning, asserts the Toronto Hail
and Empire. ? There is no way to re1'
place5 the 250,000 manuscripts which
went up In smoke'and ashes, on Aug.
27. 1914. Mankind Is permanently

poorer by the destruction of complete
sets of all sixteenth-century editions
of Virgil, nineteen sixteenth-century
editions of Terrence, ten ef Sallust,
complete sixteenth-century' editions of
Tacitus. Seneca, Martial, Ovid,, Horace,
Juvenal, Liyyy Lucretius, lclan,
ero and Caesar. Rare copies of Aris Aristotle
totle Aristotle and the imperishable Greeks are,
lost forever: 'priceless, early Bibles,

wnoie iiurariws miewoouw
and ; civil laws, texts .Illuminated and
Initialed and bordered : by, the patient
labor of Spanish. German and Lowland
monks. "Here was the truth regard regarding
ing regarding the Spanish Conquest and the grip
of the Inquisition.' There were math mathematical
ematical mathematical treasures also.

40 to 42a per lb

33 to 35c per lb
37 to 40c per lb
50 to 65c per lb

33 to 35c per lb

Clarence Camp; Ilarion County .Food r Administrator.

Fought and Destroyed Submarine.
Sighting a submarine, the armed
guard of the United States navy
aboard the steamship Silver Shell was
ordered by Its commander to haul up
the American flag and wait. The or order
der order was given by Chief Turret Cspt
William J. Clark. 1 The guard, obeyed
and 60 shots were exchanged in a run running
ning running fight lasting an hour and a half.
The enemy was sighted at about. 2,000
yards. As the German approached,
the vessel, wita Stars and Stripes fly flying
ing flying and her men at the guns, fore and
aft, opened fire. The submarine re responded
sponded responded at once with her deck guns,
and a sea duel of remarkable fierce fierceness
ness fierceness on both' sides was started and
kept up with no stop. It was taken
on the run. In all the submarine fired
S5 shots and the armed guard 25. Here,
however. Is where the sustained gun gunnery
nery gunnery of the American man of war's
man outdistanced his foe. He had the
last shot It struck the submarine,
raising her out of jttie water. The Sil Silver
ver Silver Shell held her. position for a while
and the U-boat not coming to the sur surface
face surface it is believed she went down.
Clark is an enlisted man and has been
in the. nayy 12 years!. His home Is at
Peabody, Mass. Recommendations
have been made for his promotion.

New Weapons Always Condemned.
New weapons have always roused
Ihe Ire of the old-fashioned soldier,
just, as Germany's Introduction of
deadly weapons has In this war, says
the Boston Post. The introduction of
bronze spearheads must have scandal scandalized
ized scandalized f some old flint-wielding warrior,
and King Archlmadus regarded the
use of the catapult as the grave of true
bravery. '-
V Bayard considered that no true man
should use a firearm, and even Mar Marshal
shal Marshal Saxe did not altogether approve
of It. and thought the old-fashioned
style of man-to-man fighting superior.
But in the long rnn it Is the man
that w ins, not his weapon. Laurence
Oliphant. the great travelers said that
In future ; wars e -nside would win
which showed the most determination
to get to grips with the enemy.
In French.
President Wood row Wilson Is to re receive
ceive receive a pretty eompMment from
France. His history of the American
people, which in style, says the London
Observer. Is somewhat between .Free .Freeman
man .Freeman and John Richard Green, is to he
translated Into French. It mflkes five
rather large volumes In th?' English
language, and it will fill 6? many in
French. There will be an introduction
by M..EmiIe Boutroux. who is a his historian,
torian, historian, a philosopher and a member
ef the French academy. ;

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, improve your farm? If the real estate secur security
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the. Federal Land Bank of Columbia will
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after five years.
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Sliced Breakfast Bacon
Chipped Dried Beef
r.linccd Ham
American Swiss Cheese
New York State Cheese
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Philadelphia Cream
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Today Isaw a child go down the
Smiling, with pussy-willow buds in
hand; ;
The downy catkins opened for my feet

ine gate oi lairy-iand.

And through them I strayed back

ward, wandering
Along the rillside paths that once I
' know,
Finding in those first heralds of the
' A childish rapture, too;
Gone all too quickly I And yet how it
cheers r a';-
The faltering spirit thus to be be beguiled,
guiled, beguiled, To feel beneath the heavy weight of
The glad heart of a child! i
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Ocala's Rest Room

The rest room committee of the
Woman's Club, under the able direc direction
tion direction of its chairman, Mrs. James E.

Chace, has made considerable im

provements at the rest room this

yeaij. A Star reporter, upon visiting

that institution, finds it very neat

aud comfortable. Many tired mothers
with their babies from out of town

avail themselves of this opportunity

to rest.. The large, cool room with
its comfortable chairs f or older peo
pie, neat white cots for the babies,
plenty of ; ice water, tables with
dishes, cups, glasses, etc., and little
conveniences for those who wish to
lunch there, is most inviting and wel

come. A competent maid is in charge.

The room is well patronized and high highly
ly highly appreciated, and no work done urn

der the auspices of the Woman's Club
is more thoroughly important. Mrs.

Chace has ever had the work close to

her heart and Mrs. Moorhead has
worked unceasingly for its success,
and both they and their; committee
deserve much credit. The rest room
is on the corner of Sputh Magnolia
street and Fort 'King avenue and is
most conveniently situated.
Mrs. Lanier Robertson has as her
guest her niece. Miss Alma Richard Richardson
son Richardson of Leesburg. I
: Miss Helen Hardee will leave today
for Charleston, S.' C for three weeks
visit with relatives and friends.
Secqnd ward Bible study class with
Mrs. A. T. Long' yesterday had a

good attendance despite the incle inclement
ment inclement weather. The subject, "The
Second Coming ; of Christ," was -. a

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 services,
vices, services, that is, labor and materials, needed by the United States Gov Government
ernment Government for war purposes. And, if you invest thet money you save
in War Savings Stamps, you are again helping by loaning your mon money
ey money to your Government.




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most interesting and important one
and will be continued next week.
Meeting with Mrs. S. E. Fraser on
South Second street.

Red Cross Work

The following ladies responded to
the call for workers at the Red Cross

room in the federal building yester

day. Faithful Women and girls are
responding daily. These are the ones
who realize how necessary this work
is. It is hoped that many may sign

the pledge cards that are being dis

tributed and as many as possible, will

come and help bear the .burden of

making the 400 pads.

The morning workers at the gov

ernment building were Mrs. Jake
Brown, Mrs. L. H. Van Engleken,
Mrs. C. LI Bittinger, Mrs. A. T.

Thomas, Mrs. F. W. Cook, Mrs. F. S

Jones,' Mrs. D.' C. Stiles, Mrs." G. F.
Scott, Mrs. George MacKay and Miss

Anna McDowell. ; h-

The afternoon workers were Mrs.
M. H. Stovall, Mrs. C. L. Bittinger,

Mrs. E. T. Spencer, Mrs. J. T. Bray
Mrs. W. W. Clyatt, Mrs. George Mac-

Kay, Mrs. Scott, Mrs. John Taylor,

Mrs. J. A. Bouvier, Mrs. L. H. Pillans,
Mrs. E. W. Merrill, Mrs. Huckaby,

Mrs. B. F. Morrison, Mrs. G. W.
Martin, Misses Leonora Colby. Mamie

Brice, Susie Lou Ellis and Mrs. Emily

Green. ' t 1

A good many people had the idea

that Dorothy Dalton couldn't play in

any but a scandalous 4 movie. They

were agreeably undeceived in the

very bright and interesting' picture,

"Love Me," in which she appeared on
the Temple screen yesterday. The
movie fans hope she will appear in

that sort' some more. This afternoon

and evening the feature will be "Old

Wives for. New," ; an Artcrafti ; It's

title alone should draw the crowd.

Mutt and Jeff will also be present.

Mr. C. C. Rice, who has been here

visiting Mrs. Rice, at the home of her

parents, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Ayer",

expects to return to Jacksonville Sun

day. 'He will drive thru the country

and will be accompanied fora trip to
the metropolis by Dr. C. B. Ayer.


Recent letters received by friends

of Miss Tommie Abernathy, one of

Ocala's best loved and most popular

former school teachers, announce she

has gone to Washington, where she
will have a position in the civil


The Tampa Tribune announces the

engagement of Miss Elizabeth Votaw
of Akron, 04 to William, B. Chambers

of Tampa. Mr. Chambers is a Marion
county boy, a son of W. P: Chambers,

our former fellow citizen ."and neigh neighbor
bor neighbor V
Prof. Garfield Evans of Sutherland
arrived, this afternoon to attend the
Methodist institute. Mr, Evans is
president of the Florida Epworth
League and while in the city is the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Little. ;
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. Mrs. Bradford Webb, Mrs. Lyles
and Miss Azalee Lyles from Ken-
driqk, were calling on their Ocala
friends yesterday.
Mrs. Ida Mathews has returned
home from an exceedingly ; pleasant
visit .to friends and relatives In Co Columbus,
lumbus, Columbus, Ga. '- '
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Gerig and
daughter, : Maf garet expect to spend
the week-end at their Lake Weir
t yy; y. 1:, ;
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Clements and chil children
dren children left this morning for Daytona
Beach, where they, have taken a cot cottage
tage cottage for a month.
Mr. J. C. Smith and daughter! In India
dia India left yesterday for Valdosta for a
weekfs visit to Mr. Smith's parents.
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phosphate before braskfest
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If you wake up with a bad taste, hsa

breath and tongue la coated; if your
head la dull or aching; If what yon eat
bouts and forms gas and acid in. stom stomach,:
ach,: stomach,: or, you are bilious, constipated,
nervous, sallow and cant get feeltas
just right, begin inside bathing. Drink
before breakfast, a glass of real hot
water with a teaspoonfnl of limestone,
phosphate in. it. This "will flush the
poisons and toxins from stomach, liver,
kidneys and bowels and cleanse,
sweeten and purify the entire alimen alimentary
tary alimentary tract Do your inside bathing inv
mediately upon arising in the morning
to wash out of the system all the pre previous
vious previous day's poisonous waste, nses and
eour bile before putting more lbod into
the stomach.
- To feel like young folks feel; like
you felt before your blood; nerves and
muscles;: became loaded with, body im impurities;
purities; impurities; get from your pharmacist a
quarter pound of limestone tgbosphate
which is inexpensive and almost taste tasteless,
less, tasteless, except for a sourish twinge which
is not unpleasant. : v
Just as soap and hot water actos
the 'skin, cleansing, sweetening and
freshening, so hot water and limestone
phosphate act on the stomach, liver,
kidneys and bowels. Men and women
who are usually constipated, bilious,
headachy or have any stomach dis disorder
order disorder should begin this inside bathinf
before breakfast They are assured
they will Income real crtcia ca
estjsct shcrtly. - :

Belleview, July 10. Mr. John

Brown lost a pair of gold-rim spec
tacles in a case and seems lost with
out them.

Miss Eleanor Tremere came down
from Jacksonville to spend the, 4th

and 5th at home.

Word from Edgar Rothschild states
that he has finished his course of gas
engineering at Columbia University.

Out of a class of sixty-seven, ten
passed and Edgar was number three.

Pretty good for a little Belleview boy

who has pulled peanuts, hoed corn

and steered a mule for a living. Ed

gar R. Rothschild, chief machinist's
mate, is now his official designation,
and the next we will probably hear is
that he is in charge of important

work and doing his share. 'v"
Tom Hames drifted in from Camp

Jackson, S. C, on a limited leave of

absence last Saturday, expecting to
leave here this Friday. Late Tuesday
night a party went to Mr. Summers'
home to get him to go to the depot
and send a telegram for him, and
when through dispatching, the opera operator
tor operator at the other end of the wire hand handed
ed handed Mr. Summers a message for Tom,
calling him back to camp immediate immediately
ly immediately if not sooner. A hastily improvised
bunch of young people gathered to
say good-bye and off he went on the
1 :15 a. m. train. Tom will be the
seconds Hames boy to go overseas.'
Mr. J. O. Hightower with Mr. Tre Tremere
mere Tremere went over to the Lake George
farm last week and came back the
next day with twenty-five fish fed
pigs from the. lake in his big truck.
All Mr. Hightower has to :. do when
he wants a truck load of hogs is to
drive his truck 'over to his Lake
George farm, where he owns almost

two miles of lake front and where the

fishermen make their hauls, spread a

few kernels of corn' on the ground
and holler "Sooey," and pigs and hogs

come from all directions. He then
picks up the Ones he wants and
throws them in the truck until it is
packed full, fastens- the : tail-gate,
cranks ; the motor and hv five hours

the pig or hog is feasting on Belle Belleview
view Belleview raised corn. i This lake proper property
ty property of Mr. Hightower's is a veritable
hog mine;, they propagate and grow
like weeds,; are gentle and can be
handled like kittens. The refuse from
the fish camps and the water hyacin

ths keep them in good condition until

the corn matures m this end of the

county and all that is necessary to
do is to transfer them from there to
here to make a complete job of hog
raising. Hogr diseases are practically
unknown over in the eastern end of
the county. The refuse from the fish

camps and the water, hyancinths fur

nish sustenance and the lake .gives
them, unlimited wallowing ground. A
real hog raiser, by giving it his en

tire; time could raise, fatten and mar market
ket market five hundred hogs on this place.

Word from Freeman Hames states

that he is across the pond, 1 en joyed

the trip and is looking for- adven adventures
tures adventures now 'He will get them.

People marvel at the wonderful

growth of corn on the old forty-acre

Mason field one mile south of town on

the Summerfield road. When people
compliment Mr. -Hightower on this
field of corn he tells them .it i-S't-

much, that he has some better than
that back in the. hammock. Some


i There is some cotton raised in this

country and then there is some more.
Of all' the fields that one can admire

is about 25 acres on the old Sutton

field, grown by Messrs. J. O. and Carl

Hightower. Tall, full plants loaded

with bolls to the ground underneath

and the tops full of bloom makes a

sight to make a real cotton grower's

mouth water.

Mr. Harry Read killed a big rat

tlesnake that was making itself too

familiar around his farm.

Mr. Sumner is building himself a

fine home on the Pelot place that he

bought some time ago.' West Front

street is gradually being built up.

Herman Rothschild is trying his

best to break into the army in any

capacity. He prefers ; the tank serv
ice. '-V- '0;V::

Word from Mr. F. Wendell says it

is cold and damp in his part of the

country; Mr. Wendell left a. fine crop

of beans on his lot across the rail

road track and they are flourishing

like a grem bay tree. ; v- ;

Her3; friends expected.: Miss Ruby

McClendon home for a visit the past

week, but the Western Union is so

pushed with work that she finds s it
impossible to come at the present

time. Miss Ruby is a ; full-fledged

multiplex operator and can send fifty

messages an hour over the wire, al almost
most almost as fast as Mr Sumner can ham hammer
mer hammer them out- ;-,

Mr, and Mrs. David C. Stanley ars

expected home any day from, a fine
automobile trip to Alabama, where

they spent the fourth of July.;

Rev. S. W. Whidden expects soon
to take his vacation, when he and
Mrs. Whidden will take a long auto automobile
mobile automobile trip into the northern states.
( Dear Tremere : If you will stop in
and see us next time you come to
town, .we will give you a new pen pencil,
cil, pencil, Editor).
Water wings and bathing caps at
the Court Pharmacy. 15-tf

dr. k. j. mnE

( With Weihe Co Jewelers)
Phone 25
South Sida cf Scjuare



A silence had fallen upon the chat-

xenng group. The incessant talker
was furtively watching Miss Lou out
6t the corner of his eye. He fancied
that la repose her face, was beginning
to have a wistful look and the fancy
pleased him. But in an instant that
subtle something which rings through
our inmost life had flung out its danger
signals. Miss Lou started into con con-sdousnessk
sdousnessk con-sdousnessk
T understand that the mullet were
so thick last night it was Impossible to
flounder in the gulf I she said, catch catching
ing catching mental outposts
Who wants to flounder in that
gulf?" said the man from up the coun country,
try, country, springing to a seat on the veranda
and facing lilsa Lou with a surprised
expression; ' '-; : .".
"Why anyone- who wishes to go
floundering," replied Ifiss Lou, politely.
yX "So, I should have imagined," he re responded
sponded responded dryly. They could not find a
much' better place to flounder-in un unless
less unless it was a 'Slough of Despond, Do
many Indulge r
"Oh, a Jot of people.
"What forf -.; -'
i "For pleasure or profit ; sometimes
j ;Oh, you mean bathing r
- I suppose a good deal of bathing Li
done inddentaUy' ? V
Thcldentallyr ;v' jAi
: -Why; yes. Tou are obliged to get
more or less wet If you go floundering
In the gulf.-:. : : . : r;
"That appears probable, especially
If the gulf happened to have water in i

A surge of suppressed merriment
swept over the group upon the gallery.
Miss Lou adjusted her gold-rimmed
glasses' and looked with ominous quie quietude'
tude' quietude' at the perplexed individual who
had been asking Questions. -,
; Dont you know what a flousdex
isr she asked severely.
; Certainly.- im an awkward effort
made to escape from an cuccsfortatle
situation. .
That may be true cf the Interior.
On the" coast a flounder is a thin. Cat
fish that swims broadsides through the
water and has both of its eyes on the
same side.: The method of capturing
it by means of a spear is called 'floun 'floundering.
dering. 'floundering. t'
y -Oh And is it good rportrv
"It is about Us hard work as dancing
and as big a bore as a theater.
"If it is no worse than that I should
like to try it How la It doner v r
. "Tou dress yourself in clothes that
you expect never to use again, take a
spear and a basket wade in with the
crowd and follow the torch bearer.
Whenever you see a; flounder's bed
stick your spear into It You will gen

erally find that the flounder is not
there when your spear is, but that
doesn't matter. If you do not slip up
and strangle yourself with salt water
or( get' stung by a stlngaree you may
declare that "you have had a perf ectly
lovely -time. Sometimes iwlthin the

next two weeks you will begin to get!

,iver it '
. "Rather more graphic than encour encouraging.
aging. encouraging. I should like to try if
At this there was a hearty chorus:
Tets have a floundering party to
nlghtr ,-ri..v-. v-v ..
Miss Lou looked aghast The idea,
she ejaculated.
"Oh, yes ; just this once, ISsa Lou V
By the time the details were decided
the Incessant talker had" dropped off
the gallery and disappeared. ;
"Hello, Han r cried the tail clergy clergyman,
man, clergyman, looking up from his writlns.
"Come in glad to see you."
Tou should be. Txa a bearer of
good tidings.
"Ahr '
"Invitation to a floundering party."
"My dear boy, I never ,- t
"Nd, ot course not But you are
going this time, and so is Miss Lou.
"Miss LouT'
"Tea. It's a chance In ten thousand.
Don't neglect' It"
f The! floundering party was in full
swing. The iron baskets filled with

heaps of burning pine swayed on the
ends of their long poles and threw fan fantastic
tastic fantastic effects over the drowsy waters.
Behind the line of lights : came the
crescent of flounderers, the bolder spir spirits
its spirits thigh-deep In water, the timid ones
hugging the shore. Laughter, repar repartee
tee repartee and song made the night gay in indeed.
deed. indeed. An occasional shrill scream or
heavy splash only tended to heighten
the merriment Well in the rear came
Miss IiOCHHising her spear as a staff
and her basket as ballast She paused
frequently to adjust her glasses. The
whole situation was distinctly dis distasteful
tasteful distasteful to her.
. "If ever I get a frightened floun flounder
der flounder shot from beneath Hiss Lou's san sandaled
daled sandaled feet, her spear flew out; her bas basket
ket basket flew up, and the glasses, leaping
from her nose, swung widely at the
end of their chain. Miss Lou set her
teeth hard on a cream and floundered
valiantly, and her downfall would have
been Inevitable had not a strong arm
caught and steadied her.
Ten miles away the red-eyed light lighthouse
house lighthouse on, Cat island winked lazily at
his brother In Ship Island harbor. The
strong arm was still about her shoul shoulders
ders shoulders and somewhere In the night above
her she could feel a pair of gray eyes
upon her." i
This is a floundering party, she
said. ..,-::Vv- ii v ?-- .v-)-
"Well -am I aot floundering miser miserably?
ably? miserably? Give nw something to steady
me, dear. Some hope to hold by. Its
tired of Counderlrj."
: "C3 m IT ctZlr.

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A Hocse and Two Lots

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Can be Bought With Mcntjly Pay--
ments of
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csn do my work. I feel I
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II you are nervous,, run rundown
down rundown and weak, or suffer
frca headache, backache,
ct.i every montii, try
Cardui. Thousands of
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dae medi-dae for the good it has
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- PHONE3 47, 154, 303


"We have the finest porch swings in
town. See them. Welch-Todd Lumber
Co., two blocks north of the union de depot.
pot. depot. Phone 223. 8-tf

Evening Star

KATES Tweiity-five words
or less one time 25 cents;
three times 50 cents; six
times 75 cents. Over twenty-five
words, and under fif fifty,
ty, fifty, double above rate.
This rate is for consecutive
insertions. Special rate by
the month. Try tbera out




Mr, E. L. Kelly, a skilled linotype
operator of Thomasville, Ga.
spending the day m Ocala.
Lawton Sims of Anthony is home
from Camp Wheeler for a vrief visit
to his relatives and friends.
Get your beef, pork, lamb and veal
Phone 108. 10-3t
Laurie Izlar is pow engineer on one
of the swift patrol boats which watch
for submarines and submarine bases
among the' Florida keys.
Will Denham, the ever-hustling in insurance
surance insurance manwas in town from
Gainesville today. He says Alachua
is going to have a grand fair this au autumn.
tumn. autumn. A typographical error in the food
administration's price list yesterday
made the price of granulated sugar
read 9.38 to 10 cents a pound. It
should have been 9.38 to 9.50.
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Noee and
Throat. Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf
Cadet James Hill, of iWest Point,
who, has been at the lake on a -visit
to his uncle,' Captain Carney, was in
town today. James is a fine-looking
young representative of the best
military school in the world.
It is now Recorder S. T. Sistrunk.
Mr. Sistrunk was elected to this re responsible
sponsible responsible office last night by the
unanimous vote of the council. The
Star is confident that he will dis discharge
charge discharge Its duties in the most correct
and impartial manner, and hopes that
his duration in it will be for many
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
We have received a letter from our
brave young friend, Sergeant George
Wenzel, with the 41st Engineers,
"somewhere on the job" in France.
Judging by what he writes, George
and his comrades have been in the
thick of it. He says they are teach teaching
ing teaching the Huns to retreat to the tune of
Dixie and Yankee Doodle. George
says, "I always try to show the Ocala
spirit, and believe I will come out all
right," which the Star and his other
friends hope is a true prophecy.
We were somewhat surprised this
morning when a fine-looking, well well-dressed
dressed well-dressed man of middle age stepped
into our sanctum and asked for a job.
We thought he must be either a dope
fiend or a refugee from Chattahoo Chattahoochee,
chee, Chattahoochee, as men who ask for jobs in a
newspaper office generally look like
the last rose of summer. We started
to tell him we were planning to kill
a couple of our assistants in order to
keep them from starving, when a
well-remembered semi-solemn smile
cracked his face and we recognized
Joe Chaille. It isn't Joe any more,
however, but Mr. J. F. V Chaille, a
hustling business man of Miami. Joe,
when he lived in Ocala over twenty
years ago, was a printer and a side
partner of us and Sim Lummus. He
moved to Miami, however, quit the
printing business, married and other otherwise
wise otherwise reformed, He is on his way to
Georgia in his car, and is accom accompanied
panied accompanied by his wife and two sons,.
Ilallf red and Jack, and Mrs. Mamie
Terrell, and stopped on the way to
show them the good looks of his old
home. Joe was always a mighty
good boy. We were glad to see him.
York, July 10. A crowd from here
attending the picnic at Cooter Pond
the 4th report a pleasant time.
Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Weathers spent
Sunday at Fellowship with Mr.
Weathers' mother.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Russell spent
Sunday at Weirsdale. with Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Douglas.
Mr. and Mrs. Steel were afternoon
callers at Mr. and Mrs. Hadsock's
home Sunday afternoon.
Mr, and Mrs. W. G. Barnes return returned
ed returned to Crystal River Saturday after a
few days visit here with relatives!
Everybody here is busy shipping
Mr. B. W. Hadsock was transacting
business in Ocala Friday.
Mr. Thomas Russell has heard from
his brother, Frank, who left a few
weeks ag for Camp Jackson. Frank
states that he is enjoying a soldier's
life fine and if any one did not believe
1t, to come see for themselves.
Some here are looking forward to
seeing Mr. Jim Russell home on a
furlough soon.

PR I 'd M A

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Orange Lake, July 10. Mr. C. L.
Mizelle1 of Femandina is at home on
a visit.
Mr. Harold Diggett of Jacksonville,
; joined his wife and son at Mrs. CV C.
j Waits last Thursday and accom accompanied
panied accompanied them to Jacksonville Friday,
j Mrs. Baker of St. Petersburg has
been a guest of Mrs. Dave Burry.
Miss Blanche Mizelle is at White
Springs for a stay of two weeks.
Mrs. Birsh and son of New Smyrna
are visiting Mrs. Birsh's sister, Mrs.
D. II. Burry.
Rev. Saunders, wife and son of
Micanopy were visitors here last
week. Rev. Saunders filled his regu regular
lar regular monthly appointment at the Or
ange Lake M. E. church Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Chambers and
children of Island Grove visited Mrs.
Chambers' sister, Mrs. Dave Burry,
last Sunday.
Mrs. Ben Brabham is visiting her
brother, Mr. Frank Cork, in Orlando.
Mr. C. C. Waits was in Gainesville
last Wednesday attending to business
- Mr. and Mrs. Dupuis of Southside,
were guests of Mrs. Dave Burry last
S i ,.,
South Lake Weir, July 10. Quite a
number from here attended the ball
game ; at Stanton last Thursday, The
teams playing were Lady Lake and
Weirsdale and the result was a vic victory
tory victory in favor of Weirsdale.
Mr. Clark of Fruitland Park and
friends from Philadelphia, came up to
spend the fourth and to view the
beautiful orange groves around the
south side of the lake.
Mrs. Charles Gates entertained
her daughter, Mrs. Charles Brown
and two sons, Karl and Neil of Web Webster,
ster, Webster, over Sunday. The many friends
of Mrs. Brown were glad to see -her
Mrs. Lottie Peters and two chil
dren, Miss Vivian and Harold of
Frujtland Park, spent Sunday with
Mrs. Peters' parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Fishing parties are all the go here
on the lake now.' People are finding
there are some nice .places to spend
their vacations here in Florida.
Mrs. Belle Piatt will leave for
Columbus, Ohio, for the summer.
RATES: Six line V maximum, one
time 25c.; three times 60c s six time
75c; one month J 3. Payable In advance.
WANTED TO BUY Bed, matrress
and spring. Must be in first class con condition
dition condition and cheap. Address Box 180,
Ocala, Fla. 10-76-6t
WANTED Two first class machin machinists.
ists. machinists. Must be competent to do all
kinds of shop work. Good wages,
steady employment and good houses
furnished capable men. Address the
Prairie Pebble Phosphate Co., Mul Mulberry,
berry, Mulberry, Fla. 8-4t
FOUND On public road near. Ocala,
leather, handbag containing .' several
items of clothing and leather bound
scrap book. Owner may have same by
paying advertising expenses. 8-tf
FOR SALE Ford touring car; just
worked over. Call phone 185-G for
particulars and reason for selling.
FOR RENT House on Daugherty
street, seven rooms, bath and other
modern conveniences. Apply to A. G.
Gates at garage, or phone 159. 8-6t
Don't matter if broken. I pay $2 to
$25 per set; also cash for old gold,
silver, platinum, dental gold and old
gold jewelery. Will send cash by re return
turn return mail and will hold goods 10 days
for sender's approval of my price.
Mail to L. Mazer, 2007 S. 5th street,
Philadelphia, Pa. 7-5-lm
C O. 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-tt
are colors ground in tough, elastic
Coach Varnish and one coat will make
your faded automobile or carriage
look like new. They are easy to ap apply
ply apply and dry with a strong, high gloss gloss-clinching
clinching gloss-clinching Enamel finish. Made for
wear and tea. 2-8
For Sale By
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.


(Continued from Third Page)

Industrial School Girls Entertained
The first evening's outing enjoyed
by the girls from the industrial school
took place last evening at Silver
Springs and was most thoroughly en enjoyed.
joyed. enjoyed. Mr. Carmichael very kindly
made all arrangements for the pleasure-of
the girls, who went out in the
Carmichael bus at 3 p. m.. chaper chaperoned
oned chaperoned by the teachers of the school. A
fish supper was enjoyed at 6 o'clock,
and ice cold watermelon served.
Later the girls enjoyed a dance. The
entire evening was replete with hap
V m
-r ..
Lovely Fourth of July Gift
Many of Ocala's citizens will re remember
member remember most pleasantly Mrs. G. C.
Flanders, formerly Miss Maud Mc Mc-Ateer,
Ateer, Mc-Ateer, and will be interested to learn
that on the 4th of July she and her
husband were made glad by the ad advent
vent advent into their home in Savannah of
a baby boy, who will no doubt become
in time a patriot of the patriots,' in
fulfillment of his birthday anniver anniversary.
sary. anniversary. Mrs. Flanders is a sister of
Mrs. A, S. Burgess of this city.
Miss Josephine Perry has returned
home from a visit of several weeks
with friends in Ocala. Tampa Tri
Mr. and Mrs. Trusten P. Drake
and children spent yesterday in town,
coming up from their home at Yalaha
in their" car. m
Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Moses have re returned
turned returned from Jacksonville, bringing
with them Mrs. Moses' little niece,
Elsie Falana, who will remain with
them some weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Berry Carter have
just returned from a delightful trip
down the East Coast ar far as Miami.
They will leave again Monday for a
month's visit to Sylvester, Ga.
Following were the Red Cross
workers at the armory this morning:
Mrs. F. W. Cook, Mrs. J. M. Thomp Thompson,
son, Thompson, Mrs. M. G. Chambers, Mrs., W.
Wolff, Misses Alice Campbell and
Ruth Simmons.
Mrs. Jackson, who has been visit visiting
ing visiting her aunts, Mrs. Mote and Mrs.
Efird of Leesburg, since leaving
Ocala, leaves oday for Tampa, where
she will be the guest of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. John Hansbrough.
The elementary department of the
Methodist Sunday school is request requested
ed requested to meet at the church at 5 o'clock
this afternoon to practice for Chil Children's
dren's Children's Day service. The committee
on Children's Day urge the children
of the elementary department to be
present. Mrs. G. W. Martin.
Norris Candies fresh every week at
the Court Pharmacy. : Phone us and
let us send it up. 16-tf
The Hardiest Palm.
The hardiest palm at all common Is
California's Trachycarpus excelsus,
known as the windmill palm, i Not
alone is It hardy In withstanding low
temperatures, but it Is tough and will
endure rough treatment, but boxed It
Is not a success.
Nuhnally's Candies fresh every
week at Gerigs Drug Store, where
yon can also get Thrift Stamps, tf
An African Belle.
In Africa a crop of the blackest
curliest, closest hair Imaginable makes
a girl the belle of the kraal, especially
if she be plump, with piggy eyes, thick
lips, a nose like an India-rubber shoe,
and a skin that shines like a cooking
It is an old maxim that fire is a
good servant but a Bard master.
Shakspere wrote: A little fire is
quickly trodden out; which, being
suffered, rivers cannot quench.
If the following precautions are
taken, fires from accident or span-
taneous combustion will seldom occur.
Keep your house, store or factory
clean, -.-p i.: 7'-',r v.;-i'-
Don't allow rubbish such as paper,
cobwebs, old clothing, boxes, etc, to
accumulate in closets and unused
Dont run your stovepipe through
a wooden partition or through the
roof without proper protection.
Don't put ashes in wooden recep receptacles
tacles receptacles in or about your premises.
Don't keep matches in any but
metal or earthen safes, and when you
light one never throw it on the floor.
Don't allow smoking in proximity
to inflammable merchandise or ma material.
terial. material. r
Don't close up your place of bus business
iness business before going over the entire
premises to see that all fires are safe
or extinguished.
Don't forget that carelessness and
negligence are the cause of over two two-thirds
thirds two-thirds of all fires.
Dont forget that in case of fire
call the fire department first; then do
what yqu can to extinguish fire.
Find out the number of the nearest
fire plug ot your residence or place
of business and give that in turning
in an alarm. Firemen dont know
where everybody lives.
. Geo. G. Chambers,
6t Chief Ocila Fire Dept.

Anthony, July 10. Miss Alva
Gates, who has a position in Quitman,
Ga, is spending her vacation here
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Gates, f
, Mrs. Rou of Arcadia, who spent a
week here with her sister, Mrs. C. W.
Turner, has returned home.
Miss Pearl Forbes, after staying a
few days with her mother, Mrs. Eva
Forbes, returned to Jacksonville Sun Sunday
day Sunday to resume her studies in the
business college.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Swindell and
children of White Springs, who have
been visiting their parents here, re returned
turned returned home Saturday.
Mrs. Math Lee and little daughter
of Apopka, are visiting Mrs. Lee's
mother, Mrs. Janie Swindell.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Eaton and fam
ily will soon leave for their old home
in Oklahoma. This will mean quite a
loss to Anthony, as they have made
good citizens and neighbors.
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Leitner's baby
has been quite ill for the last few
Mr. Chester Hillman has gone to
Oklahoma to take charge of packing
houses. :
" The relatives and friends of Messrs.
Arch Shealy and Wilbur Pasteur
have recently heard from 'the boys.
They have arrived safely at Camp
Jackson and have extra good appe-tites.

Quite a number of Anthony people
spent the fourth splashing in the wa
ters; of Lake Weir. All reported a
fine time.
Mrs. Higginbotham and baby of
Gainesville are visiting relatives here.
Mrs. Metcalf of Dunnellon, who has
been visiting Mrs. A. P. Baskin, re
turned home Sunday.
Mr. Hinton Souter is on the sick
list.;. -k',-,'
Mr. B. K. Padgett has just purchas purchased
ed purchased a handsome new Reo.
Miss Josie Parrish of Lake Butlei
spent the week-end with Mrs. Harry
Meadows. ;
Miss Jane Harwell, after closing a
successful term of school in San
Antonio, Texas, will spend her two
months' vacation here with her moth mother,
er, mother, Mrs. S. R. Harwell.
Mrs. B. K. Padgett made a flying
trip to Jacksonville last week.
Mrs. McKinnon of Atlanta, Ga., is
visiting Mrs. E. C. Beuchler at the
Anthony Farm. ; :
The Anthony Farm is a beautiful
place." It has five hundred acres of
cotton besides quite an acreage of
other things, and is also noted for its
fine stock.
Mr. John H. Baskin of Tampa step stepped
ped stepped from the train Tuesday to shake
hands with relatives as he was on his
way' to Camp Sevier. .'
Mrs. Gill, Misses Ruth Gill and
Marjorie Howell spent the fourth in
Jacksonville. r j
Mrs. Grace Daniels and children of
Sanford, are visiting Mrs. S. P. Lamb.
Prof. Shealy's smiling face was
seen on our streets Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn Sims and
children are visiting Mr. and Mrs. W.
H. Swindell of White Springs.
Mrs. A. R. Griffin and Miss Dpnnie
Griffin returned Friday from a short
visit to relatives in Tampa.
Mr; Willie Hooks has just purchas purchased
ed purchased a Ford car. ;
" There will be a patriotic rally at
the; Methodist church Sunday after afternoon.
noon. afternoon. All are welcome.
Mrs. C. C. Lamb returned Tues Tuesday
day Tuesday night from a visit to .relatives in
Rev. N. B. Plummer will preach at
the Baptist church here Sunday,
morning and night. Everybody come.
Martel, July 10 Miss Rachel Veal,
the attractive daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. C.'R. Veal of Cotton Plant, is
visiting her grandparents. Dr. and
Mrs. W. R. O. Veal.
Mr. W. B. Johnson returned Sat Saturday
urday Saturday afternoon after spending sev several,
eral, several, weeks with his family in Atlanta.
The community sing, held at the
church Sunday evening, was well at? at?-tended
tended at?-tended and all spent their time pleas pleasantly
antly pleasantly singing hymns.
We regret to hear that some of our
folks are planning to leave us. Mr.
and Mrs. Lake and children are mov moving
ing moving to Odessa and Mr. and Mrs. 'Ab 'Ab-ner
ner 'Ab-ner Smith and family are moving to
Our soldier honor roll has five
names on it now. They are Carl Ray,
Alvin Kemp, Ruf us Walker, Lewis
Smith and Charles Walker. Carl Ray
was in Texas at a training camp when
we heard of him last; Alvin Kemp is
serving with the marine corps in
Santo Domingo; Lewis Smith is in
New York; Rufus Walker is still at
Camp Wheeler and Charles Walker
has just gone to Camp Jackson.
George Smith was called but was not
physically fitted for service.
Mr. Nance, the engineer of theO.
& S. W has severed his connection
with the company and gone to larger
fields of labor. r
OnsLrterlv meeting will be held at
the Methodist church next Friday aft
ernoon at 3 o'clock. 5
Rpv. Barnett will hold services here
next Sunday morning at 11 o'clock

and again in the evening at. 8 o'ciock.
All are cordially invited to come.
Mr. Hemphill came in yesterday
afternoon to take the position of lum lumber
ber lumber inspector.
Mrs. Sistrunk is visiting her
daughter, Mrs. J. L. Smith.
Let us not forget that Sunday
school will be at ten o'clock next Sun Sunday
day Sunday morning.- ;-.: y;V-'
Phone us your wants anything in
pure drugs or : ; druggist's sundries.
Court Pharmacy, SZti 15-tf

um you smvE your red moss?

Fill Out This Blank and Mail or Take to
Mrs. D. C. Stiles. Miss Theo Wallis.
In response to the urgent call of the Ocala Chapter, American Red
Cross, I volunteer to serve" in the following Red Cr6ss activities:
Class of work. Hours or Days of Service, v
(State whether you will serve on special days each week, or only a speci specified
fied specified number of h&urs during the week)
Surgical Dressings Department
Hospital Garment Department
Clerical Work
ADDRESS ... ........................... ... .............
(Special Note In enrolling for special days, those in charge of the
work understand that occasionally sickness or business will prevent your
working as scheduled. This is merely to tell the Red Cross what you
will' try to do to assist in this work of backing up the men at the front
and the government).




In the heart of the city with Hexnrcing Park for a front yard.
Every mooern convenience in each room. Dining rosm service i
second tn none. :l -. : :
RATES From $10 per day per person to $6.
ROBERT M. MEYER, J. ii. K A V A iST A if G 1 1
Proprietor; Manar"

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We Wamtt several hundred
pounds cl clean rafjs table and bed lin linens
ens linens preferred.

No. 8

At Ocala, in the State of Florida, atthe Close cf Business June 29, 1918
Loans on real" estate .............$31,812.84
Loans on collateral security other than real estate. ........ ..... 18,450.35
All other loans and discounts ........... 6,729.90
United States bonds ............. .. .............. 259.00
Banking house, furniture and fixtures 19,853.25
Claims and other resources ....'i....... 1,652.07
Due from incorporated banks .......... . ........ 1,987.60
Checks and exchanges for clearing 1,509.20
Cash on hand 1,371.13

Total $83,625.34
Capital stock paid in ................. $ 23,000.00
Individual deposits subject to check. . .............. . 20,094.33

Time certificates of deposit ..........

Cashier's checks outstanding ...... k ......... 35.92
Savings deposits . 29,543.44
Notes and bills rediscounted ................................. 8,600.00

Total :$83,625.34
J, F. P. Gadson, cashier of the above named bank, do solemnly swear
Xhi.i the above statement is true to the bestof my knowledge and belief.
, ; F. P. GADSON, Cashier.
Subscribed and sworn to before rat Correct Attest :

this 5th day of July, 1918.
CSeal) A. 11. 1,
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- 1C UtCULJ lL.LlAIli,
" J. S. Lal-OCHU, Directors.



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