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

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Weather Forecast: Fair tonight and
Wednesday, except probably showers
in northwest portion.


Huns Trying to Hold the Vesle
' y Jill III. .11 I V i



(Associated Press).

Paris, Aug. 6. The determined at attacks
tacks attacks which the Germans have been
delivering against the allied advanc advanced
ed advanced guard north of the Vesle river
have failed to disturb the temporary
stabilization of the Vesle front. The
allied commandant is, retaining the
initiative in these operations.
Paris, Aug. 6. German resistance
north of the Vesle river continued to-
, day, the enemy, rear guard standing
determinedly alonsr the heights com
manding the river crossings, where
the French light elements which hav
passed beyond the river are encoun encountering
tering encountering them, says the Havas Agency's
' review today.
Paris, Aug. f6. North of the Vesle
the Germans have been repulsed in
At- X A. i J" 1- J T L
ineir euuru tu uisiuuge me, xreiiun
and American units which crossed
from' the south banks of the river. An
official statement also reports a
French advance to the Avre, north of
London, Aug. 6. Six hostile air airships
ships airships approached the east coast of
England about 9:30 o'clock last night.
The enemy air craft did not pene penetrate;
trate; penetrate; far inland.'
air raid on England by German air airships,
ships, airships, an enemy Zeppelin was brought
down, says an official announcement.
Another-German airship was damag damaged,
ed, damaged, but probably succeeded in reach-
London, Aug., 6. The, attempted
raid by German Zeppelins on the East
Anglian coast night proved a com-
'plete fiasco, according to reports thus
far received. There Is no ; evidence
yet that any bombs were dropped.
It is probable the crews of the two
airships which it is supposed reached
land were too busy protecting their
ships from the pursuing British air airmen.
men. airmen. "'
Paris, Aug. 6. The German long
range bombardment of Paris con continued
tinued continued today. 1
London, Aug. 6. German guns
were; active last night in the region
north of Villers-Bretonneux on the
front northeast of Amiens, it is offic officially
ially officially announced. The Germans-4hrew
gas shells into the British lines.
. .' 7 MARINES
Zurich, Aug. 6. Admiral Von Cap Cap-elle,
elle, Cap-elle, German minister of marine, will
resign shortly, according to Berlin
dispatches to lie Tageblatt and othei
papers, ;
The public of Ocala is urged to join
the Win the War League. Itentails
no expense whatever, and all loyal
American citizens, over the age of
twelve, are entitled to membership.
The Boy Scouts will call on yon with
membership cards fo your signature.
Please give the scouts your attention
when they call on you, and sign the
membership cards.
' Publicity Committee,
Ocala Win the War League.
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
W. K. Lane, M. D Physician and
2 Surgeon, specialist Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat Law Library Building, Ocala,
Florida. tf


Excessive Heat in the East to be Re Relieved
lieved Relieved by Showers from, the
(Associated Press)
Washington, Aug. 6. -The shower
area for the northwest that is in increasing
creasing increasing in size, offers the only prom promise
ise promise of relief from the excessive hot
wave which today overspreads the
entire eastern half of the country.
Relief, however, is from thirty-six to
forty-eight hours off.
New York, Aug. 6. Four deaths
and a score of proctrations resulted
today from a continuation of the heat
wave. .,
Richmond, Aug. 6. The official
thermometer at two o'clock today
registered 105 degrees, breaking all
New Orleans, Aug. 6 Warnings of
a tropical disturbance have been or ordered
dered ordered by the" local weather bureal for
points along the Louisiana coast.
In Jacksonville of the Leading Ship Shippers
pers Shippers and Growers of
the S,tate y
A most important meeting, espec especially
ially especially pertaining to the interest of
growers and shippers of Florida, will
be held in Jacksonville at the Semi Seminole
nole Seminole hotel, August 14s and 15. This
meeting has been arranged through
the efforts of Charles : Barham, dis district
trict district manager of the traffic depart department
ment department of the; United States Food Ad Administration,
ministration, Administration, whose headquarters ar
located at Atlanta. Mr. Barham has
sent out letters to all the prominent
growers of the state and in getting
the notice to the growers and ship shippers
pers shippers has the co-operation of the fed federal
eral federal food administrator of Florida,
Braxton Beacham, who will be pres present
ent present at this meeting. :
Looking ahead to the next ship shipping
ping shipping season the meeting will discuss
the adoption for loading, stowing and
bracing cars, the use of the bulged
pack, the adoption and distribution of
simplified instructions on ventilation,
and the discussion and exchange of
views regarding standard fruit and
vegetable containers. In addition to
these subjects the matter of trans transportation
portation transportation will come in for attention
as will the matter of claims and legal
phases of the food administration in
treating complaints from shippers or
from consignees.
This meeting will be attended by
prominent representatives ; of the
government and an invitation will .be
issued to, the Florida officials who are
interested in agricultural develop develop-ment.
ment. develop-ment.
Mr. Beacham is very desirous that



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Washington, Aug. 6. The army
casualty list issued today contains
358 names: Killed in action, 31; died
of wounds, 6; wounded, 313; wounded
to a degree undetermined, 7; taken
prisoner, 1.
Included among those killed in ac action
tion action was Sergeant Claude A. Steph Stephenson;
enson; Stephenson; of Anderson, S. C; wounded
severely, Private John D. Jones, of
Eastman, Ga., John E. Allen Dowling
Park, Fla., and Joseph W. Magill of
Grand Crossing, Fla.
The Marine Corps casualty list
totals 140 names: Killed in action, 7;
died of wounds, "3; wounded severely,
18; wounded to a degree undeter undetermined,
mined, undetermined, 112. Among the wounded to
a degree undetermined are Lieut. Ed Edward
ward Edward B. Hopei Waterloo, S. C; Cor Corporal
poral Corporal Paul E. Bolding, Gainesville,
Ga.; Privates Herbert U. Taylor, of
Fort Valley, Ga.; John A.. Rogers,
Olga, Lee county, Fla., and James T.
Lloyd Jr. of Greenyille. S. C.
Following are the Florida men on
yesterday's list of dead:
Sergeant Paul J. Hon, DeLand.
Private Neal Langford, Lake But.
ler. x
Private William O. Phillips, Grace Grace-ville.
ville. Grace-ville. Corporal Clarence T. Sutcliffe,
Private Burton James, Live Oak.
Private Berry B. Giddeons,,Paxton.
Of the American soldiers wounded
in the Marne-Aisne offensive, prob probably
ably probably less than one in twenty will die
from their wounds, more than four four-fifths
fifths four-fifths wilf be returned to service and
only fourteen per cent will be dis discharged
charged discharged for disability, according to a
statement of the chief of staff, based
on officially attested experience of
the Allies during the four years of
Martel, Aug. 6. Mr. and Mrs.
William Seckinger and family of
Martel were among the Saturday
visitors to the city. Their two sons,
Laurel and Clyde, came in especially
to enlist for service at the miiltary
training school at Gainesville, but
neither being of draft age could not
enter. These boys with their friend,
Harry Woodward, who also intended
to enlist, were a sad bunch on their
return home from the local board.
Laurel tried to enlist in the navy
two weeks ago, but because of un underweight,
derweight, underweight, he could not get. in. He
says he is bound to get in some somewhere
where somewhere and is going to eat everything
in sight from this on.
this meeting be well attended by the
growers and shippers as it is his plan
to have a subsequent meeting in a
more central part of the state at
which the matters taken up at Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville can be more thoroughly ex extended
tended extended among the growers and ship shippers..;;
pers..;; shippers..;; 7 : ::v.'.-
It will be highly important and of
great interest to all who anticipate
shipping produce' or fruits during the
coming winter months to be in at at-aendance
aendance at-aendance at this meeting so that an
uniform policy can be adopted in
handling produce from Florida. Let Letters
ters Letters of invitation have been sent to
all the associations and exchanges of
Florida, but the meeting will be open
to -all and those who do not receive a
personal invitation will be equally as
welcome. ,"
Norris Candies fresh every week at
the Court Pharmacy. Phone us and
let us send it up. 15-tf




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roi'En bill
Exemptions 'Will be Provided so As
to Keep Industrial Fabric
from Being Upset
(Associated Press)
Washington, Aug. 6. Broader pro provisions
visions provisions for exemptions have been
written into the new man power bill
now before Congress so the nation's
war industrial fabric will not be up upset
set upset by unduly large withdrawals of
men over thirty-two years of age for
military service. General Crowder
appeared before the Senate military
committee today to explain changes
in the wording of the measure.
Crossed the Atlantic to Hold a
ial Conference with the
British Cabinet
(Associated Press)
New York, Aug. 6. Earl Reading,
British ambassador and high com commissioner
missioner commissioner to the United States, has
arrived in London, it was announced
here today by the British bureau of
information. His mission is to confer
with the British war cabinet, it was
stated.: -'v'' -:
They toot me away from my cool
New York home and brought me down
here where, it is summer all winter
and hell all summer.
They took me away from a comfor comfortable
table comfortable home and put me in a tent.
They took my good clothes and
gave me a suit of red-hot khaki.
. They took away my good name and
gave me a number, 494. v
They took away my good job and
put me to digging ditches and mak making
ing making Marathons until my hands' and
feet were worn out.
They made me go to church on
Sunday, whether I wanted to or not.
In church the parson said: "All
turn to number 494, ,'Are You Foot
Sore, Are You Weary V and I got
ten days m the guard house for an answering
swering answering "Hell, yes." J. N. B., Camp
Company A, County Guard; will
drill at the armory and possibly on
the streets this evening.
The drill will be given in order to
impress the county commissioners,
who are especially invited to be pres present,
ent, present, with the fact that the guard, for
the brief time that it has been organ organized,
ized, organized, is an efficient force, and is de deserving
serving deserving of recognition and assistance,
in order that it can be of the best
service in case it is needed by the
county authorities.
A very nice line of Wash Cloths on
display at Gerig's Dru Store. We
also sell War Savings and Thrift
Stamps. tf

BR AUE f.l



Received With Great Enthusi Enthusiasm
asm Enthusiasm by the Russians
beyo::d the arctic cmclf, hie people have no love


(Associated Press)

London, Aug. 6. An official an announcement
nouncement announcement was made today of the
landing of allied forces, both naval
and military, at Archangel, August
2nd. The landing was in concurrence
with the wishes of the Russian popu population,
lation, population, it is stated, and caused gener general
al general enthusiasm.,
front y-
Washington, Aug. 6 Plans for the
organization and dispatch of the Am American
erican American military contingent to Russia
to co-operate with the forces of the
allied nations in support of the
Czecho-Slovaks at Vladivostok, are
being worked out by the army gener general
al general staff. Beyond the statement issued
Saturday by Acting Secretary of
State Polk that the American forces
would be a "few thousand" in num number,
ber, number, no intimation as to the size of
the contingent has been given. ;
olas :;); .yy
Amsterdam, Aug. 6. What seems
to have been the last words of Nich
olas Romanoff, the former Russian
emperor, were:
; "Spare my wife and my innocent,
unhappy children. May my blood pre preserve
serve preserve Russia from ruin.w 7
These words were called out by
.the former emperor just before he
was shot by the firing squad.
Marion Camp No. 56, U. C. V., met
Aug. 6, 1918, with Commander jW. E.
McGahagin in the chair. ;
Prayer by Chaplain Folks.
The following comrades answered
to roll call: Alfred Ayer, R. A. Carl Carlton,
ton, Carlton, W. J. Folks, M. P. Frink, L. M.
Graham, W. J. Hogan, Wi R. Kilpat Kilpat-rick,
rick, Kilpat-rick, W. E. Martin, W. E. McGah McGahagin,
agin, McGahagin, B. H. Norris, John Pasteur, W.
M. Richardson, E. R. Smith, I. P.
Stevens, J. C. Trantham, C. C. Priest,
M. L. Payne, R. J. Evans. :
, Minutes read and adopted.
Resolutions on the' death of Com Comrades
rades Comrades Weathers and Pittman were
read and approved and ordered spread
on the minutes.
, Delegates to Tulsa, Okla., will be
appointed at next meeting.
A resolution was offered by Com Comrade
rade Comrade Folks and seconded by M. L.
Payne that our delegates to Tulsa be
instructed to oppose the disbanding
of our annual national reunion with without
out without giving all camps at least a year's
notice, which was adopted.
Alfred Ayer, Adjt.
Today: Madge Kennedy in
Fair Pretender." Pathe News.
Wednesday: Sessue Hayakawa
The Honor of His House."
Thursday: Mary Pickf ord in "The
Little Princess.''
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
Careful prescription service, using
Souibb's chemicals, at Gerig's Drug
Store. War Savings and Thrift j
Stamps sold. : tf
We do hemstitch and pecot edge
work promptly and at reasonable
prices. Postage paid. Phone 427. 5-6t

VOL.25, NO 188



SUOHilE 1111! A
Huns Perpetrate Another of the
Atrocities that Set Them Apart
from Humanity
; (Associated Press)
' London, Aug. 5.- One hundred and
fifty patients are reported to have
been killed by the explosion of a tor torpedo
pedo torpedo which sank a ship Saturday.
The ship was returning from France
with about four hundred aboard. Two
American officers and five privates
were on the ship.
London, Aug. 6 The British hos hospital
pital hospital ship Warilda was torpedoed on
Saturday morning near a British port
while bringing wounded men to Eng England
land England from France. The total number
missing is 123. These are as follows:
Two military officers, a commandant
in Queen Mary's auxiliary corps, one
American soldier, seven of the crew
and 112 others.
Destroyers rushed to the spot where
the submarine was seen to submerge
and dropped depth charges. More
than 650 survivors have been landed.
A Canadian Atlantic Port, Aug. 6.
The British schooner Gladys J. Hol Holland
land Holland has been sunk by a German sub submarine.
marine. submarine. The crew, which landed to today
day today at a Nova Scotian town, said the
attack occurred yesterday morning.
London, Aug. 6. Two British tor torpedo
pedo torpedo boat destroyers were sunk by by-enemy
enemy by-enemy mines on August 2, acocrding
to an official statement by the Brit British
ish British admiralty. Five officers and 92
of the crew were lost, according to
the statement.
Halifax, N. S, Aug. 5-The Stand Standard
ard Standard Oil Company's tank steamer
Louis Blanchet was torpedoed and
sunk forty miles west of this port
yesterday after a thrilling three
hours' battle-with a German subma submarine.
rine. submarine.
The crew took to their small boats
where they were shelled by the sub submarine,
marine, submarine, but escaped without being
hit. The chief cook and the chief
steward of the tanker, however, were
killed when the explosion of the Ger Germans'
mans' Germans' torpedo smashed the steamer's
stern. '. m::
Asked Recognition and Assistance
for County Guard Company A
A committee consisting of Messrs.
Jake Brown, F. R. Hocker and J. H.
Benjamin called on the county com commissioners
missioners commissioners this morning and asked
them to recognize and assist Com Company
pany Company A, Countyv Guard.
The guard does not ask for much
assistance. It wants the use of the
armory, arms, ammunition and simple
uniforms. Owing to its good luck in
securing a number of second-hand
gtints, its seed of arms is already
more than half supplied. A very mod moderate
erate moderate appropriation will abundantly
supply it and make it a very efficient
body. 7- '-;
The Star hopes the commissioners
will find it possible to give the home
guard company the very moderate
amount of aid it asks for.
.Phone us your wants anything In
pure drugs or druggist's sundries.
Court Pharmacy, phone 234. 15-tf



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Boys of fifteen enlist in the British
navy, and make fine sailors, too.
' There is, of course, no politics in
the persistent attempts to thwart
Mayor Chace in his endeavors to give
the city an efficient and economical
Nothing having been heard of An Andrew
drew Andrew Carnegie lately, it was suppos supposed
ed supposed he was in an old ladies' home. We
find, however, on. looking over the
New York Times that he is spending
the summer at Bar Harbor, and is
one of the champion fishermen of that
noted resort. -',
Strange things are coming to pass.
They are talking about selling beer in
Milwaukee by the ounce. But then
that's nothing. The only time we ever
see any i of that beverage in this part
of the world is at the movies, or in
court. Orlando Reporter-Star.,
Movie people and court. officials
seem to be specially favored in Or Orlando.
lando. Orlando.
America has helped to win a glor glorious
ious glorious victory and America must help
pay the price. Our list of dead and
wounded for the Aisne-Marne battle
will be long. Few communities there
will be that will not be represented in
it. It will add to the long and heavy
account that America has with Ger Germany,
many, Germany, and which we must never close
until it is paid in full.
The Banner, believes from the in information
formation information we have that it is not the
plant the mayor is after .remedying
nearly so much as a desire to find
suitable charges by which he may
displace the present city manager,
whom he does not like, and makes no
prtense of hiding, and it is as we
said before a case of politics in
which the public is the goat. Banner.
This : is quite a serious charge to
make against the mayor, and one, we
suppose, the Banner would not make
without evidence. In the interest of
the public, and in justice to both the
mayor and Mr. Caldwell, we respect respectfully
fully respectfully request the Banner to produce
said evidence. 1
We suppose everybody in town
likes Mr. Caldwell, personally, but he
. is a public official and nbt immune to
criticism, all the more as it is a well well-known
known well-known fact that Joe himself is quite
fluent in criticising, people and meth methods
ods methods he does not like.
The New York Evening Post pays
the following tribute to the volunteer
spirit in America:
"In Gen. March's order for the
adoption of the same insignia for men
of the regular army, the national
guard and the national army, some
profess to see the imminent amalga amalgamation
mation amalgamation of the three elements into a
single conscript army. Yesterday our
Washington correspondent offered the
forecast that the volunteer system of
recruiting for navy and marines will
soon be. abandoned and that all our
armed forces will be fed from the
SlimA TesOTtmit" rf eolof iva ao-nrina
We do not query the wisdom of such
a step, but would only point out the
.fact that the abolition of voluntary voluntary-ism
ism voluntary-ism has come at,a moment when the
volunteer system has been splendidly
vindicated in at least two fields. Our
troops fighting on the Ourcq and
proving themselves a match for, the
best the kaiser can show are regu regulars
lars regulars and, national guard with at most
- some regiments from the national
army. That is to say, the American
army which has helped Foch trans-
form the entire aspect of war over
night is overwhelmingly a volunteer
army. At home the remarkable
achievements in food economy recent
ly described by Mr. Hoover are pre predominantly
dominantly predominantly a triumph of voluntary
ism. We may admit that in the ei
gantic test to which nations are put
by modern war, compulsion, whether

in the recruiting of armies or the
regulation of national economy, is in
the long run essential. Nevertheless
it is well to be reminded that the
older and more American trait has
not lost its virtue among our people;
that Americans still can give readily,
wholly, and effectively."

The Star has in the past week se secured
cured secured the opinions of the different
members of the council in regard to
that ever interesting subject, the city
plant, and the manufacture and dis distribution
tribution distribution of electric current.
Mr. Mclver, the veteran member
from the third ward and alderman of
the longest experience, is uncompro uncompromisingly
misingly uncompromisingly in favor of the city con continuing
tinuing continuing to make its own current. He
is aware there were mistakes made
in building the plant, and some
things in it are not in the best of
order, but there is nothing wrong, he
says, that cannot be made right if the
right men take hold and do conscien conscien-tious
tious conscien-tious work.
Mr. Winer is of the same mind as
Mr. Mclver. He says he is assuredly
against the city buying current from
an outside source. There J are faults
in the plant, but all the same it is a
most valuable piece of property. The
Skinner engine and the boilers are
among the best made, and are worth
more than when they were put in. It
was a mistake to instal the oil en engine;
gine; engine; notwithstanding, it is a valu valuable
able valuable machine entirely too valuable
to throw away. When it has the fuel
and runs right it saves the city con-j
siderable expense.
, Mr. A. T. Thomas, alderman at
large, is in favor of buying current
from the Florida Power Company,
and keeping the city plart in order I
to take up the work at any time the
power company's current should be
interrupted. On account of the loca location
tion location of the power company's plant,
with the never-failing stream of
water from Blue Springs, behind its
dam, it is not liable to f ail j like
hydro-electric plants in mountain or
hilly countries, where drouths some sometimes
times sometimes reduce the head of water until
current is cut off. Mr. Thomas wants
Ocala to take this current, not only
because he thinks it can be furnished
cheaper than the city can buy" it, but
because he does- not think, the city
plant can ever furnish power for large
manufacturing plants. He says if
Ocala has plenty of cheap V current
when the war ends, if not before, it
will be a great encouragement for
manufacturing enterprises to start
here, and without it they won't. He
however wants the city to retain con control
trol control of its business and keep its plant
in its own hands. In regard to the
city manager's estimate that it is
only costing the' city 1.76 cents to
manufacture current, he 'thinks the
figure is too low, by a cent at least.
Mr, Thomas makes one .suggestion
that we think is very reasonable, and
that is that half a dozen competent
business men be appointed a commit committee
tee committee to go thru the records and find
out exactly, what it costs to run $he
plant for a stated number of months,
and by striking an average make an
estimate of; the expense of running
the; plant, Such an estimate would
be of service to the city and settle a
much disputed question for awhile.
Mr. Osborne very nearly concurs
with Mr. Thomas. He thinks, how however,
ever, however, the Florida Power Company
could afford to supply the city -with
current at a cent and a half, and if it
made such a proposition it would be
bad business not to accept it. Mr.
Osborne says the fuel problem is bad
and getting worse. ? There is no fuel
we can depend on but wood, and
wood is becoming scarcer and more
costly. About the only, certain source
of supply is the Martel mill. This
state of affairs may be expected to
last not only thru the war but for
some time after; in fact, he does not
expect the country to ever return to
the conditions of a few years ago.
The Star had no chance to consult
Mr. Geo. A. Nash, member from the
fourth ; ward, but from his remarks
on various occasions we judge he is
much of the same way of thinking as
Messrs. Mclver and Winer.
As Mr. Nash is soon to be replaced
with another alderman, and as it
seems that this question will be with
us some time yet, the Star suggests
that any candidate who announces in
the fourth, ward be required to make
plain his intentions on the subject.
Thete are. some very good m;en in the
fourth ward, and some who are not so
good, and it won't pay the town to
select sone of the latter class.
The Orlando Reporter-Star says:
The Palatka News expresses itself
as being pleased' to note the trend of
sentiment throughout the state as re
flected in the newspapers, is strongly
in favor of returning Mr. Duncan U.
Fletcher to the United States Senate.
If one but stops and considers the
ability of Senator Fletcher,, and takes
into consideration the great measures
he" has succeeded in bringing about,
for the benefit of the people,; few
would consider supporting an oppon opponent.
ent. opponent. Continuing the News says edi editorially:
torially: editorially: "This sentiment has been called to
the surface because of feelers sent
out by possible opponents. It ought to
generally known probably is by the
better informed citizens of the state
that Senator Fletcher is one of the
really big men in the United States
Senate, that he stands close to the
president and has been one of the
staunchest supporters of the adminis administration
tration administration in the conduct of the war.
Like all men of value in administra administration
tion administration circles, his services should .: be

continued not only through the war,
but for the few years immediately
following, in order that we may have
the benefit of his experience in again
placing the country on a smooth smooth-running
running smooth-running peace footing. Florida should
wake up and start this Fletcher cam campaign
paign campaign now and in such a way as to
put a damper upon the cheap politic politicians
ians politicians whose only purpose in opposing
Senator Fletcher is self aggrandisement.'

Says the Miami Herald: "In New
York city, it is reported that 'the
reason the government gives our soM
diers, before sailing for France, the!
opportunity of signing their names to
postcards informing their friends that
they have arrived safely overseas, is
to cover the sinking of American
transports, which is said to happen
frequently with great loss of life
The pro-German who. invented .the
story betrays a touching disappoint disappointment
ment disappointment Our troops have recently been
crossing the ocean at the rate of
100,t)00 a week, without the loss of a
single transport. Before going
aboard ship the soldiers are allowed
to write cards to friends and rela relatives
tives relatives announcing their safe arrival
on the other side; the cards are held
by the postoffice until the war de department
partment department receives a cable that the
ship is in an English; or French port,
and then the cards are mailed. By
that means the officers and men are
saved the expense of cabling, and. the
cables are relieved of the burden of
such messages, and the delay is avoid avoided
ed avoided that would result V if the cards
were mailed in England or France."
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tCopynsiu, liis. extern -Sewfeiaper ciuou-j
Bruce Lynden came out to his sis sister's
ter's sister's country home, to bid her farewell.
He had been called to his country's
colors and must leave soon for train training
ing training camp.
Jane was glad to find that the seri serious
ous serious anticipated departure, had not af affected
fected affected her brother's gay spirits. It
was the same merry-hearted Bruce
who sang gay songs to his own ac accompaniment.
companiment. accompaniment. Jane's first suggestion
of a young folk's party in his honor,
had been discouraged ; that was before
the chance meeting with Sheila.
The charming little Irish girl had
happened in at the post office as Jane
and Bruce were leaving,, and in the
natural order of things; had walked
with them to their door.
"Jove !" he remarked as his sister's
young neighbor passed on her way.
"What makes her so delightfully dif different?"
ferent?" different?"
"Because she is different, perhaps,"
Jane replied. "Comes from a broken
home across the water, to live with her
dominating grandmother. ; V 5
"Bruce Lynden," she said slowly, T
do believe you have fallen in love.
"Believe T that youth answered sol solemnly,
emnly, solemnly, ,'T know I have U
' "And I could not persuade you to
look at a girl heretofore."
T1I look at this one quick enough,"
he responded, "if you will give me half
a chance. Better have that party and
ask her oyer." V
"I doubt if she would be allowed to
come," Jane said. ;
Sheila's voice over the 'phone came
to Bruce as he bent his listening head
above his sister's. "I cannot promise
to come," the girl answered the Invi Invitation,
tation, Invitation, "but will let you know later."
Jane put down the receiver impa impatiently.
tiently. impatiently. "It's always that way," she
said. "Sheila has to depend until the
last moment on her grandmother's hu humor"
mor" humor" "-r: ;. ; : V .-V
Instantly Bruce became a rescuing
knight. "I'd like to carry her off un under
der under the old woman's nose," he de declared.
clared. declared. '; V-'; t: v. V v- -:
His sister laughed, but her eyes were
tender, as she caressed the soldier's
hair. She was so anxious at this time
to give him every pleasure., And If he
fancied himself In love with Shella
vellr who could be more worthy of
love than that faithful girl?
- Bruce was thoughtful as he passed
through the dining room upon the fol following
lowing following morning, then turned back to
answer the telephone call. His heart
gave a leap at the soft-toned voice; its
message was direct, yet perplexing.
"Good morning," said Sheila. "Can
you please send some sugar over to
Mrs. Robson? Ever so little would
be appreciated. I know you were
obliged to refuse us yesterday, Mr.
Schmidt, but grandmother-" the girl
laughed, "won't be happy 'till she gets
It was evident that the operator had
made a wrong connection.. Bruce
thought fast. The girl's acceptance of
his sister's invitation depended on her
grandmother's humor, and "grandma
would not be happy until she" had
sugar." -'-.j
Upon the buffet near at hand re reposed
posed reposed three small! well-filled bowls.
"All right," he answered, "I will bring
you some in a few minutes."
Anne, the maid, stared at his request
for a bag, but gave it, and when she
had gone, Bruce promptly emptied into
it the contents of two sugar bowls. A
lad upon the street agreed to deliver
the package and Bruce went hopefully
upon his morning strolL Returning
later he found his sister telephoning
"I have called up both grocers," she
was saying, "and cannot get a bit
Oh I these war times 1 And how my
own sugar disappeared, is a mystery.
There were the bowls all filled for this
evening's party the smallest alone re remains,
mains, remains, and Anne knows nothing about
It Oh I if jon could, dear, Yd be so
After luncheon Bruce fled guiltily to
the sitting room. Here in unremorse unremorse-ful
ful unremorse-ful silence he smoked and smiled Into
the fire. His reverie was interrupted
by the sight of a girlish figure ascend ascend-ing.the
ing.the ascend-ing.the porch steps.
Before the startled caller had time
to press the bell he had thrown wide
the door. "Come in," he eagerly in invited.
vited. invited. ... ,:
But Sheila hesitated. T came to
bring some sugar to your sister," she
explained ; "we have more than we
need at present Will you give it to
her, please? I am on my way to pay
Mr. Schmidt for his accommodation."
Breathlessly Bruce grabbed the bag.
."Wait a minute," he begged. "Td like
to walk with you."
As he joined the girl on the snow snow-bordered
bordered snow-bordered path he decided that prompt
confession was inevitable this visit to
the Schmidt person complicated mat matters.
ters. matters. "As to that sugar," he began.
"Yes?" queried Miss Sheila.
"I filled the order this morning," he
added abruptly. "You called our house
by mistake for the grocer's. That was
Jane's sugar ready for the party."
The girl tilted her pretty chin' and
looked up at him, then her quick laugh laughter
ter laughter rang out )
"It wa3 to appease your grandmoth
er," he explained, "so that you might.
come to my farewell party." ;
"Farewell T asked Sheila. Her eye3
shone softly. "I promised grandmoth grandmother
er grandmother that I would not" Then suddenly
she smiled at him. "Nothing was eid
against an afternoon walk," suggested
And thev went on together down a
glorified shining pathway.

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 bard
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 ?pends 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, jf you invest the 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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I was not able to do any of my work
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again I decided I would try Cardui
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1 was feeling pretty good and could
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If You Have Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Fire Doable-One
or Two-Seven
How to Forget
If you were busy being kind,
Before you knew it you would find
You'd soon forget to think 'twas true
That someone., was unkind to you.
If you were busy being glad,
And cheering people who were sad,
Altho' yourtheart might ache a bit,
You'dj soon forget to notice it.
If you were busy being true
To what you know you ought to do,
You'd be so busy you'd forget
The blunders of the folks you've met.
If you were busy being right,
You'd find yourself too busy quite
To criticize your neighbor long,
Because he's busy being wrong.
Rebecca Foresman.
Work for Young Women
There probably never was a time
when thoughtful young women were
as anxious as at the present to make
their lives count for something. Now
that the surgeon general of the U. S.
army is calling for a host of student
reserve nurses in the United States
to take the place of the graduate
nurses going abroad, Ocala girls
should become alive to the opportu opportunity
nity opportunity offered to them here at home of
taking up that most helpful' of all
prof essions nursing.
Across the sea, from France, with
every closing day of the heroic strug struggle
gle struggle of our fighting men, there comes
a more imperative call to the women
of America to assume their full
share of responsibility in winning
this world war for- the right of men,
women and nations to live their own
lives and determine their own future.
Women are peculiarly constituted for
spending themselves on great events.
They are so constituted that they can
rise at occasions, such as births,
deaths and nursing f which looms
large in the life of .'. every normal
woman. The question before women
today is far-reaching and very real.
All of us are prone to say that we
"love our country," but now is the I
time when "actions speak louder than
words." 'Y'' : r.--;-'fYY Y:' 'i
, All over our broad land today we
have a mutual interest, something to
join the hearts and hands of all true
Americans. It has been aptly said by
a broad thinking woman : "We can
not longer live our own lives-the
man or woman who tries to do it has
become the most despised citizen of
the place. Their names are spoken ;
in hushed voices, because there are
reasons why women must work and
weep and pray today. They, cannot
still be so encased with the veneer of
modern society as to be wishing to
remain indifferent to emotion when
the whole world is in convulsions of1
a life and death A struggle." Y
The service which is being asked
of woman today calls for .the best
that American womanhfeod can offer
in couragej devotion and resourceful resourcefulness.
ness. resourcefulness. Our home hospitals are the
nation's training camps for women.
Here every girl may serve her coun country
try country most acceptably.' The demand for
highly trained, experienced nurses is
far in excess of the supply. Let every,
woman who can possibly do so quali qualify
fy qualify as a student nurse.
Mrs. S. H. Blitch and Mrs. A. L.
McKay were visitors in Ocala yester yesterday
day yesterday from, Blitchton. Y
' Mrs.; Anna Tweedy has returned
from a pleasant visit to her daughter
and family at DeLand. r
Mrs. Fred ; Mullino returned yes yesterday
terday yesterday from a delightful visit with
relative in Montezuma) Ga. ; :
Miss Eloise Henry and her guest,
Miss Sadie Tollman were up from the
lake yesterday for a few hours visit.
Mrs. R. D. Thompson, after a pleas pleasant
ant pleasant visit to her daughter, Mrs. C. E.
Powell, in Roanoke, Va., has returned
home :.'
' ";
, Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Drake and sons
left today in their car for the moun mountains
tains mountains of North Carolina, for the re remainder
mainder remainder of' the summer.
v. ,- Y ;' ,;
' Mrs. Laurence Kelly arrived yes yesterday
terday yesterday from Gainesville for a visit of
several days with herf parents, Mr.
and Mrs. J. R. Moorhead.
. -.;
Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Roess and chil
dren arrived in the city yesterday and!
are guests of Mrs. Roess' parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Anderson.
The Christian Science Society will
hold a testimony meeting at Ypnge's
Hall tomorrow evening ( Wednesday)
at 7:45. The public is cordially in invited.
vited. invited. V :': yj...
'Mrs. W. A. Huckaby and daughter,
Willie, left yesterday for Raiford,
where they will visit relatives and
later will go to Georgia for several
weeks visit.
Yv-- ;
Mrs. J. C. Caldwell and two manly
boys, Joseph and Earl, returned Mon Monday
day Monday from a most "enjoyable visit with
Mrs. Caldwell's parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mclntyre in Jacksonville.
Mr. and Mrs. William Stroud, after
a few months' absence from the city,
during which time Mr. Stroud has
had a position in a shoe store in Fort
Myers, have decided to again make
their home in Ocala, Mr. Stroud hav having
ing having his former position with his uncle,

Mr. Charles Tydings. The many
friends of this young couple will be
glad to welcome them back to their
old home.

Informal Musicale
A delightful social event of the
week is a lovely informal evening
spent with Miss Musie Bullock this
evening at the home of her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Bullock, in com compliment
pliment compliment to two charming visitors,
Mrs. W. W. Carlton and Miss Kate
Carlton, who are the guests of Mrs.
H. M. Hampton. Several vocal and
piano selections will be given by the
following talented musicians: Mrs.
H. M. Hampton, accompanied on the
piano by her sister, Miss Carlton,
Miss Irma Blake, and Miss Bullock.
Informality will be the keynote of
the evening's pleasures, at the con conclusion
clusion conclusion of which an ice course will be
Red Cross Work
Following are the names of the
workers at the Red Cross rooms yes yesterday:
terday: yesterday:
Mrs. J. G. Kershaw, Miss .Kathar .Katharine
ine .Katharine Livingston, Miss Theo Wallis,
Mrs. W. W. Clyatt, Miss Nan Brooks,
Mrs. A. T. Thomas, Mrs. A. L. Izlar,
Mrs. W. H. Cassels, Mrs. R. G. Blake,
Miss Alice Campbell, Miss Nora Mur Mur-ry.'Mrs.
ry.'Mrs. Mur-ry.'Mrs. F. W. Cook, Miss Margaret
Jackson, Mrs. D. C Stiles, Mrs. Fred
Meffert, Mrs. L. H. Van Engleken,
Misses Mary and Agnes Burford, Mrs.
Ketchum, Misses Nina, Nettie and
Carita Camp, Mrs. M. H. Stovall,
Miss Leila Frampton, Miss Agnes
Crago, Mrs: W. P. Preer, Mrsj E. W.
Merrell, Mrs. L. B. Lancaster.
Meeting of the Council of Defense
A meeting was held at the Wom Woman's
an's Woman's Club yesterday afternoon by the
Ocala branch of the woman's division
of the Council of National Defense,
in the interest of the nation-wide
drive for enrollment of student
nurses. The women attending the
meeting were thoroughly interested.
Marion county fully expects to go
over her quota. The secretary's re report
port report follows:
Mrs. R. L. Anderson, chairman of
the Ocala branch, presided, and after
a beautiful prayer by Mrs. William
Wrighton, stated the object "of the
meeting ; and read some beautiful
pamphlets, "Nursing as a field of Na National
tional National Service." Mrs. Anderson's plea
for a wider interest in this important
branch of the war work was very
earnest, very fervid and very effect effective
ive effective and when she had finished there
was scarcely a dry eye in the audi audience.
ence. audience. -Y' Y". :Y Y
Miss Musie Bullock then led in the
singing of 'America, after which Mrs.
Wrighton read Dr. Anna Howard
Shaw's appeal to the women of Am America
erica America to enroll as nurses. Mrs.
Wrighton also gave a short talk on
Canada and the war as she was more
familiar with this side of the great
struggle, being herself a Canadian.
She said that 70 per V cent of the
wounded recover and that because of
the shortage of nurses many of, the
physicians in the hospitals have to
stop more important things to do
what the nurses could do if they only
had enough nurses. Y
Mrs. William Hocker was the next
speaker and she also added a warm
and effective plea that the women and
girls of Ocala and Marion county
will not be slackers along this very
greatly needed field of usefulness
open to them.
Y After Mrs. Hocker's plea Miss Mu Musie
sie Musie Bullock sang most appropriately
"Mothers of America."
Quite a good deal of interest in
this movement is being manifested in
Ocala and quite, a number have al already
ready already enrolled as being interested in
the movement and it is hoped their
interest will soon lead them to enroll
for training. V
Mrs. J. H. trunk, accompanied by
little Miss Mary Troxler will leave in
a few days, for Jacksonville, for a
short visit with Mrs. Strunk's brother-in-law
and sister, Mr. and Mrs. G.
A. Nash. They will then go to Talla Tallahassee,
hassee, Tallahassee, where Miss Catherine Strunk
is attending the state normal school.
After' the teachers' examinations,
Aug. 12-14th, Miss Strunk will visit
her friend, Miss Iva Alderman in
Lake Butler and will then join her
mother in Jacksonville for an extend
ed visit. Little Miss Troxler will be
guest of her uncle, Prof. Barber and
family while in Tallahassee.
Miss Rena Smith leaves this after afternoon
noon afternoon for a well-earned vacation in
Atlanta. She gone about three
weeks and while in the Gate City
will pick out a large and handsome
stock of autumn goods for her firm.
The Style Hat Shop, of which Miss
Smith and Mrs. Luckie are the pro proprietors,
prietors, proprietors, has been in business much
less than a year, but it has built up a
flourishing trade, and its prosperity
is certain to endure as long as those
two competent young ladies continue
to manage it. ;
' Mrs. Annie Stroud has returned
home from a pleasant visit to her
son, Mr. William Stroud and family
at Fort Myers. She accompanied her
brother-in-law and sister, Mr and
Mrs. Claud Nix as far as Ocala in
their car, they going on to Bruns Brunswick,
wick, Brunswick, Ga., where they will in future
Mrs. Belle Mershon leaves today for
a visit to Atlanta, where she will
meet her son, Mr. M. L. Mershon,
who is in the officers' training camp
at Camp Gordon.
(Concluded on Fourth Page)


Thin Sheet on Surface Has Proper!!
That Are Very Like Those of
India Rubber.
It seems not to be generally under understood
stood understood that the surface of all water is
covered by a film of the water itself,
which In Its action is not unlike that
of a thin sheet of India robber, says
Edward Bigelow, the scoot naturalist.
In Boys' Life. To comprehend this
one must Imagine the robber to be so
thin as to be transparent. The surface
of the water itself is elastic and under
tension, so that a needle, though heav heavier
ier heavier than the water, may be floated on
the surface.
Several interesting experiments may
be made with the elasticity of this
.film. One of the best is to place two
slender splinters of wood side by side
on the water. Now drop a little alco alcohol
hol alcohol between the splinters. This alco alcohol
hol alcohol will immediately break the surf surface
ace surface film between the splinters, and
the pulling force of the remaining film,
since there is nothing between them
.to hold them, will cause the splinters
Instantly to fly apart
Another interesting experiment is to
whittle a thin, slender splinter, pointed
at one end somewhat like a boat. Place
a tiny bit of gum camphor on the rear
of this splinter and the gum win de destroy'
stroy' destroy' the surface so that there
will pull in the rear. As there
is a pull in the front not balanced by
one in the rear, the tiny boat will run
forward as rapidly as the camphor
can dissolve the film in the rear.
Some interesting little "magic"
tricks might be developed from these
experiments which would surprise
and instruct your friends.
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Numerous Explanations as to Why the
Nine of Diamonds Is Called the
' Curse of Scotland.
. While the nine spot of spades la
looked upon as a fatal and TindictiTe
card in the trying of f ortunea, It is the
nine of diamonds that bears the odium
of being called the curse of Scotland.
All writers agree on the card, but as
to, the cause of the stigma attached
to It there is a diversity of opinion
and it is difficult to decide which of
the many theories is correct. One the theory
ory theory is that after the Culloden strug struggle
gle struggle the duke of Cumberland picked
up a nine of diamonds from the floor
and wrote on it an order for the death
of the insurgents. To clinch this ar argument,
gument, argument, it is declared that the identi identical
cal identical card is preserved at Slalns castle,
Aberdeenshire. Another explanation
was that, a Scotch member of parlia parliament,
ment, parliament, a part of whose family arms was
the nine of diamonds, once voted for a
malt tax for his country. Still another
view is that diamonds represent roy royalty
alty royalty and every ninth king of Scotland
having been a tyrant and a curse fur furnishes
nishes furnishes the key to the mystery. One
writer explains it by stating that the
last queen of Scotland taxed her sub subjects
jects subjects heavily to pay for nine jewels
for her own adornment The "last
queen of Scotland" in her own right
was poor, pretty Marie Stuart against
whose memory has been tossed the
mud of countless accusations by her
bitter critics, and she might as well
.bear the nine o diamonds slander
along with the others.
"Hapdoodle" Universal: Y
Roosters have used it simply and in"
genuously, but by mankind it has been
raised almost to the level of an art and
it has been extensively. used from Ions
before the days of Solomon for pur purposes
poses purposes of evasion, promotion, argument
and self-advancement There Is scarce scarcely
ly scarcely a department of human activity that
is free from it It is a rhetorical de device
vice device that is liberally and shamelessly
used by the lover," the business man,
the professional man, the society wom woman,
an, woman, the critic and the craftsman, and
even the clergyman has been known to
descend to its employment upon occa occasion.
sion. occasion. The routine evidences of flap flapdoodle
doodle flapdoodle in ordinary intercourse are mo monotonous,
notonous, monotonous, but in its most highly culti cultivated,
vated, cultivated, forms it is found in art, liter literature,
ature, literature, criticism, politics and statecraft.
It is the most common cxmunodtty In
the world, and about the most serious.
Not All Love 8i!enee.
Dr. A. A. Brill of New York tsLi
of a musical genius who complained
of insomnia, which he maintained to
be due to street noises In the dry and
cricket and night calls in the country.
Many persons who become hypersen hypersensitive
sitive hypersensitive to noises blame their troubles
on the sounds. This very patient could
listen with rapture to musie and yet
believe that noises kept him awake I
Some of the greatest apostles of si silence
lence silence have' shown themselves in need
of noise. For example, John Stuart
Min, who was an enemy of all noise,
hired a boy, according to Doctor BrUL
to beat a drum next to the room in
which he worked in order to stimulate
his thoughts.
Spiders Ride on Back of Fllee.
There is an aspect of spider and fly
relations which fabulists and natural naturalists
ists naturalists alike have overlooked. A corre correspondent
spondent correspondent who has brought the mi microscope
croscope microscope to bear on many housefiles
finds that the parasite upon that hate hateful
ful hateful insect is often an Imniature spider.
Too weak yet to spin its web it makes
the fly its winged palfrey, and courses
from place to place at the will of its
captive; either until Pegasus perishes
naturally, or presumably until the rid rider
er rider is able to make a meal of his charg charger.
er. charger. This, If confirmed, seems to carry
us a step further in the study of par par-i'asui
i'asui par-i'asui and commensalisnv--London
Chronicle. t


Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.
meets every Tuesday evening in the!
Odd r ellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome always
extended to visiting brothers.
L. H. Pillana, N. G.
M. M. little, Secretary.
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.
Stephen Jewett, W. M.
Jake Brown, Secretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets it
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. fc
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
ren always welcome. Club house oppo opposite
site opposite postoffice, east side.
a w. Hunter, E. R.
E. J. Crook. Secretary.
Ocala Lodge No. 19. Conventions
held every Monday evening at 8
at the Castle Hall, over the Jam .s
Carlisle drugstore. A cordial welcome
to visiting brothers-
IL B. Baxter, C. C.
Ctwis. K. Saee.tK. of B. &
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.
Clara Moremen, N. G.
Georgia Ten Eyck, Secretary.
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.
Jake Brown. Secretary.
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. Si.
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of each
month at 8 o'clock.
f Mrs. Alice Yonce, W. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
The value and need of a newspaper
in the household was never greater
than at the present time. We have
been forced to enter the great world
war, and a large army of ours is al already
ready already in France. You will want to
have all the news from our troops on
European battlefields.
No other combination of newspap newspapers
ers newspapers at so small a price will furnish
such prompt and accurate news of
these world-shaking events. It is not
necessary to say more.
We offer the Weekly Star and the
Thrice-a-Week New York World to together
gether together for one year for $2.25. Dont
ask for credit on this proposition. Ad Address
dress Address Ocala Weekly Star, Ocala, Fla.
The Ocala public library has re received
ceived received a request from the American
Library Association's headquarters in
Washington for more books from this
community for the men overseas.
The appeal from Washington states
that new novels and good western
stories, whether new or old, are most
needed. Books by Zane Grey, Rex
Beach, Jack London, Ralph Connor,
Owen Wister and O. Henry are very
popular. The public library announces
that it will receive and forward all
suitable books that are turned in. It
urges the friends of the soldiers and
sailors, many of whom have already
responded most generously, to give
more books. Y
The communication received by the
library from the Washington head headquarters
quarters headquarters states that over 600,000
books have been sent overseas. The
supply is nearly exhausted, and sev several
eral several hundred thousand more will be
needed soon be the six dispatch of offices
fices offices which are now shipping books
to France. The books are packed at
these dispatch offices in strong cases,
so built that they serve as a book
case. '; ;
They go on the decks of transports,
in cargo vessels and in naval vessels.
Those that go on the decks of trans
ports are open so that the men may
have reading matter for use on th
voyage. All these books are gathered
together again, however, replaced in
the cases and delivered to the proper
officials in France.
In France, the books are distribut distributed
ed distributed by an experienced librarian, rep representing
resenting representing the American Library As Association.
sociation. Association. Most of them go to Y. M.
A., Red Cross and Salvation Army
huts, hospitals and canteens. Others
go directly to chaplains and officers.
Phone No. 451 is the American
Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie-
tors, the best in the city, at the union!
passenger station. 16-tf


3 -U.ilfiifilUOil

Slay the Pesky j
Critters with
It's the simplest 1
thing in the world
!to KILL Mosquitoes!
with FENOLE; youj
can spray several
rooms thoroughly in
less time than it
takes to say your,
Qts. 75c; Vz Gals.
$1.35; GalsV $2.50
Pint size 65c Quart
, size, 75c.; Com.
Air Sprayers, $1.25
Fenole Chemical Co.
Jacksonville, Fla.
Fenole is sold In Ocala by Anti Anti-Monopoly
Monopoly Anti-Monopoly rrug;stoTe, Clarkson Hard Hard-Co.,
Co., Hard-Co., Ollie Mordis. Tydings Drug Co..
The Court Pharmacy, Smith Grocery
Co., Cam-Thomas Co., IL B. Masters
Co., Ocala Seed Store.
If Mixed with Sulphur it Darkens
. so Naturally Nobody
can Tell.
Grandmother kept her hair beautifully
darkened, glossy and attractive with a
brew of Sage Tea and Sulphur. When Whenever
ever Whenever her hair took on that dnll, faded or
streaked appearance, this simple mixture
was applied with wonderful effect. By
asking at any drug store for "Wyeth's
Sage and Sulphur Compound," you will
get a large bottle of this old-time recipe,
improved by the addition of other ingred ingredients,
ients, ingredients, all ready to use, for about 50 cents.
This simple mixture can be depended
upon to restore natural color and beauty
to the hair.
A well-known downtown druggist says
everybody uses Wyeth's Sage and Sul Sulphur
phur Sulphur Compound now because it darkens
so naturally and evenly that nobody can
tell it has been applied it's so easy to
use, too. You simply dampen a comb or
soft brush and draw it through your hair,
taking one strand at a time. By morning
the gray hair disappears; after another
application or two, it is restored to its
natural color and looks glossy, soft and
beautiful. This preparation is a delight delightful
ful delightful toilet requisite. It is not intended for
the cure, mitigation or prevention of dis disease.
ease. disease.
V. W. S tripling, Tax Collector, la Ac Account
count Account with Marloa County, for tie
. Collection of TaxM
General Fund "V : t v
July 1st. 1918 '1,935.68 r-
Licenses collected 17.50
Total -. 3 1,953.18
By depository
receipt ........ 560.96
Balance uncollected
July 31, 1918...,
Fine and
Forfeiture Fund
Uncollected . .3 725.88
By depository
receipt 203.80
3 1,392.22
Balance uncollected I
County Road Fond
Uncollected .. 7,016.94
By depository
receipt .. ...... 1.970.04
Balance uncollected
Indebtedneaa Fvnd
Uncollected .. ...$ 2,419.65
By depository
receipt .. .... .. 679.33
Balance uncollected
3 1,740.22
AfprlcnJtnral Fund
Uncollected .. .... 483.94
By depository
receipt .. ..... 135.86
Balance uncollected
Sab-Road District
No. 1 Fund
Uncollected 446.57
By depository
receipt .. ...... 21.84
Balance uncollected
County School Fund
Uncollected .. X. 7,693.44
By depository
receipt .... 1,902.11
Balance uncollected
IMatrleta Fund
Uncollected ....J 4,680.42
By depository
receipt .. ...... 1,312.28
Balance uncollected
Poll Taxea
Uncollected .. -I 1,193.00
Extras collected 7.00
$ 2,363.14
By depository
receipt ...... 104.00
Balance uncollected $ 1.096.00
I, P. H. Nugent, clerk circuit court,
hereby certify, that the above Is a true
and correct statement of the tax collec collector's
tor's collector's account with Marlon county and
the sub-school districts, a the same
appears on the books in my of flee.
"Witness my hand and official seal
this 1st day of August A. 1918.
Seal) P. H. NUGENT,
,- Clerk Circuit Court.
By I R- Trammell. Deputr Clerk.
Special Order No. 1
All members that have been drill drilling
ing drilling in field movements and manual
of arms are commanded to report
with their guns at the armory at 8
o'clock, August 6th, for special drilL
, C. V. Roberts, Capt
Commanding Officer.
Attest: II. W. Hoffman. 1st SergL



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Board of trade meets Friday eve evening.
ning. evening. :

Mr. W. V. Wheeler, of the Commer Commercial
cial Commercial Bank, is spending his vacation in

Tampa, stopping at the Bay View

Buy Thrift Stamps- of as and keep
your skin nice and soft with Rexall
Skin Soap. Gang's Drug 3tore. tf

Dr. A. L. Izlar has received a let letter
ter letter from his nephew, Lieut. M. C. Iz Izlar,
lar, Izlar, "somewhere in France." Carlisle
is working hard, helping against the
Hun, and, consequently, happy,
Mr. W. O. Brewer of Romeo was in
the city yesterday. He informed the
Star that the proceeds from the
Cooter Pond picnic a few weeks ago
amounted to $160. This was donated
to the Red Cross movement.

Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
After a pleasant visit of a few
days to Mrs. Blair and his Ocala
friends, Sergeant Ernest Blair of
Company A left this afternoon for
Camp Wheeler. This brave young
soldier will probably go overseas

Mr. W. K. Zewadski has just receiv received
ed received a letter and a kodak picture of his
son, Lieut. Olaf Zewadski, now on- the
western front. Olaf had just alight alighted
ed alighted from his airplane and looked fierce
enough in his fighting clothes to
scare a Hun into being good. Olaf is
doing his share of the great work
and has the confidence and admira admiration
tion admiration of his comrades in arms.

you the best in PURE DRUGS and
CHEMICALS. Your doctor will tell
you. Court Pharmacy Phone 284. 15tf
Virgil Counts, janitor at the court courthouse,
house, courthouse, is doing his bit toward whip whipping
ping whipping the 'Hun. Besides his duties as
janitor he is working a small patch
of cotton south of the city on what
used to be the Bullock plantation. He
has nearly three acres in long staple
cotton from which it is estimated he
will gather from two and a half to
three bales of the fleecy commodity.
Virgil also conducts a hack business
and keeps an auto or two in his serv service.
ice. service.

Mr. Howard Curry of Tampa was
in town for a few hours today. Mr.
Curry comes to herald the visit of
Mr. B. L. Hamner, general develop development
ment development agent of the Seaboard, who will
be in the city Saturday morning, and
who will make an address at the
union station to employees of the
Seaboard in and around Ocala and as
many of their friends as can be pres present.
ent. present. Mr. Hamner will speak on the
subjects of loyalty, patriotism and
efficiency and the practical applica application
tion application thereof. Mr. Hamner is a fine
and convincing speaker, and it will
pay the whole town to turn out to
hear him. He will begin his talk at
10:30 a. m.

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News from sunny France informs
us that two of Marion's soldier, Wes-w
ley Lyles and Don Knoblock, are en enjoying
joying enjoying life there. The fourth of July
was spent in a patriotic manner and
a game of baseball was played with
their company by another company
of Uncle Sam's army. While calling
upon the French girls, the American
soldiers assist them in whatever
work they may be doing in the fields.
These girls are to be highly com commended
mended commended for the tasks they have un undertaken
dertaken undertaken and are performing in the
service of their country.
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Water wings and : bathing caps at
the Court Pharmacy. 16-tf
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Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
Nunnally's Candies fresh every
week at Gerig's Drug Store, where
you can also get thrift stamps, tf
Translated Into English.
All books of the Old Testament
apocrypha, 14 in number, have been
translated into English, and are Includ Included
ed Included as apochryphal books in some edi editions
tions editions of the Bible. They were for formerly
merly formerly printed under a distinctive head heading
ing heading between the Old and the New Tes Testaments,
taments, Testaments, and in that form can still be
found In many old family Bibles. They
are always included In the so-called
Septuagint, a version of the Bible used
by the Greek church.
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf

Fond of Chicken Hearts.
Lucy is fond of the hearts of all
fowls. When dining out with fronds
she was asked what her cfiolce of the
chicken was; Forgetting the n&uie for
the moment, she said : "I fordet de
name. It's de pqrt what makes his

U. D. C. Quilting Bee
Dickison Chapter will give a "quilt "quilting
ing "quilting bee" at the residence of Mrs. W.
W. Harriss Wednesday, August 7 th,
all day. Any friends will be welcome
guests. Members of the chapter will
please bring picnic lunch. The quilts
will be sent to the Confederate Sol Soldiers'
diers' Soldiers' Home in Jacksonville.
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Spurlin and
Mrs. Pipcomb have returned to their
home at Lake Weir after a pleasant
visit with Mrs. Ramsdell, Hyde Park
The missionary society of the
Presbyterian church will meet next
Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock at
the church. Visitors are cordially in invited
vited invited and members urged to be pres present.
ent. present. Mrs. Mallory Liddon and son, Pot Potter,
ter, Potter, who have been the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. II. A. Waterman, left to today
day today for Gainesville, where they will
spend a fortnight with Dr. and Mrs.
J. M. Dell, before returning to their
home in Jacksonville.
Mr. and Mrs. R." T. Adams and
their pretty little daughter. Miss
Dorothy, returned home yesterday
afternoon from -a visit with relatives
in Iowa. They stopped in Chicago en
route home, and saw several Ocala
people while there.
Mr! Vernie Stevens arrived in the
cityi Sunday and joined his wife and
little daughter at the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. B. A. Weathers. Mr. Stevens
returned to Lakeland Monday, but
Mrs. Stevens and Margaret will re remain
main remain for sometime longer.
Mr. and Mrs. George Nash are de delighted
lighted delighted with their new home and sur-
roundings in Jacksonville. Mr. Nash
has opened his new store and found
the opening day, Saturday, a good
one. He feels his prospects are good
for continued success, which will be
pleasant news to their Ocala friends.
Miss Marion Meffert commemprat commemprat-ed
ed commemprat-ed her fourteenth birthday yesterday
by having a "spend the day" party at
her home. A birthday dinner was the
crowning event, after which Marion
and her three young guests, Marga Margaret
ret Margaret Gerig, Lyndel Mathews and Dor Dorothy
othy Dorothy Crawford, wetn to Silver Springs

and enjoyed a delightful swim. The
day will be long remembered as ont
of much pleasure.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Tucker have
returned from a pleasant auto trip to
Jacksonville and Atlantic Beach.
While in Jacksonville they stopped at
the Hotel Mason, where they also
found Mr. and Mrs. W. A. "McGuire
and son, Lieut. McGuire. As they re returned,
turned, returned, they brought in their car
Messrs. Moultrie Thomas and John
Metric John is in the navy and quite
a -veteran, serving on a torpedo chas chaser.
er. chaser. He js here to visit his friends for
a few days. Moultrie Thomas had a
good position in Jacksonville, but
wanted to get into the game, so re resigned
signed resigned to enter the navy. He is here
to visit his mother and sister a few
days before going to Atlanta to stand
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That very bright and pretty little
actress, Madge Kennedy, will be on
the Temple screen this afternoon and
evening in "The Fair Pretender."
Madge hasn't been seen in Ocala so
often, but "she always shows up
mighty fine when she does. The
Pathe News will also be in evidence.
' Mr. and Mrs. L. N. Green and fam family
ily family will leave in their car tomorrow
for Daytona Beach, where for the
next two weeks they expect to have
one of the pleasant est times of their
lives in the form of a camping trip
near the briny waters of the old At Atlantic.
lantic. Atlantic. D. M. Barco, A. W. Woodward,
Harry Woodward and Mrs. Wilson
and daughter, Eloise, all of Cotton
Plant,, were in town today."
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Miss Carrie Barco has entered, upon
her duties in the gas company's oft
fice. Miss Barco will make her home
at the Carlton House.
Mr. and Mrs. T. P. Drake and chil children
dren children of Yalaha, after a visit to their
relatives here, left this morning for a
summer visit to Asheville, N. C.
.:V'v' (

y Misses Eleanor and Minnie ri re-

mere, of Belleview were two charming
and welcome visitors to the Star of office
fice office Monday. ;
; :. :, ;
Miss Elsie Hall has returned from
a pleasant two-weeks' vacation with
her relatives in Gainesville, y
z Mri and Mrs. L. C. Bell and f ami-

I Iyfrom Sparr were in town'today.


Have you bought a W. S. S. today?

The local board of Marion county
ha 3 been notified by the war depart department
ment department that all members of Class One,
both 1917 and 1918, are needed at
once. They must entrain for camp
August 22. The call is for 1500 white
and 1000 negroes from 'Florida, which
will use up about all there are left
in the first class.
, Circle of UJJoa.
The circle of Ulloa is a white rain rainbow
bow rainbow or luminous ring sometimes seen
in Alpine regions opposite the sun In
foggy weather. It's an odd sight.

Don't fair to call for Maxwell House

Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf t

Ball vs. Roller Bearings.
Ball bearings are a German Inven Invention,
tion, Invention, and It Is only a few 'years ago
that they made their appearance on
the market! Roller bearings, both cyl cylindrical
indrical cylindrical and conical, are an American
Invention. The advantages claimed for
the rollers over the balls are that they
can sustain both the radial and the
axial strain and they are more easily
replaced when. they become worn.

Ocala, Fla.. Aug. 5, 1918.
- On account of special election to be
held on the 10 th day of September,
1918, for te election of a councilman
from the fourth ward to fill unexpired
term of G. A. N&slu the city council
held special' meeting, on the 2nd day
of August, 1918, for the purpose of
revising the registration books of the
city, and at said meeting the following
names were stricken:
Ward One
Joseph Dell, P. A. Durand. R.- W.
Flynn, V. A. Goin. S. B. Ixmg, H. R.
IjuJTman. F. T. Mole. W. U. Norwood,
K. Kamey, 11 C. Sruith. B. Stephens,
.S. S. Savaare Sr., (M. Sumner, C. B. Ze Zewadski.
wadski. Zewadski. -y
' Ward Two i
II. J. Ashjey, B. A- Brannan. B. B.
liaurn, John Boisaeau, H. 4S. Chambers,
H.. T. :unts, R. o. Connor. S. 6. Du Duval,
val, Duval, G. AV. Davis, Don Ford,. N. I. Gott Gottlieb,
lieb, Gottlieb, J. G.-Glass. C. JU Gamsby, William
Gober, AS. H. Harrison, J. G. Klchline,
C. J. lxiitner, M. Osborne. K. A.
lolly, K. V. Rentz, M. J. Roess, M. K.
Robinson. Briss Roberta. H. V. Rawls,
K. G. River?, F. D. Zander?, II. S. Wes Wesson,
son, Wesson, F. K. Vihe.
Ward Three
S. I Bitting, H. A. Dxiebel,- Isaac
Murry. J. A. Pittman.-C, A. Peacock,
Si Perkins. -Ward
R. E. Brigance, J. S. Engesser, Ern Ernest
est Ernest Glenn, A. J. LaBeTth, T. W. La La-Berth.
Berth. La-Berth. A. J. Iavengood, R. K. Lim Lim-brough,
brough, Lim-brough, J.. A. Morris, G. A, Nas"h, T. I
Xeely. W. P. Osteen, E. H. Priest. Phil
Rorbinson, P. Weathersby, Walter
The council ; will hear complaints
for the t restoration of names which
might have been erroneously stricken
at meeting :to "be held on the 20th day
of August, 1918, at 8 o'clock p. m.
City Clek and ex-Officio Supervisor of
Registration of Said City. 8-5-mon

. ; : .:' ; ...
Seaboard Air Line, Northbound
No. 4: Arrives 1:15 p. m. Departs
1:30 p. m.
No. 16 (Limited): Arrives and De Departs
parts Departs 4:15 p. m.
No. 2: Arrives 1:50 a. m. Departs
1:55 a. m.
Seaboard Air Line, Southbound
No. 3: Arrives 1:10 p. m. Departs
1:30 p. m.
No. 15 (Limited): Arrives and de departs
parts departs 4:15 p. m.
No. 1: Arrives 1:45 a. m. Departs
1:50 a. m.
Oklawaha Valley, Southbound
No. 71: Arrives 11:35 a. m. s
. Oklawaha Valley, Northbound
No. 72: Departs 2 p. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)
No. 10: Arrives and departs 5:42 a.
No. 40: Arrives 1 p. m. Departs
1:20 p. m.
No. 38: Arrives and departs 2:27
a. m.
Atlantic Coast Line (Main Line)
' Southbound
f No: 37: Arrives and departs 2:1G
a. m.-
No.-. 39: Arrives and departs 2:35
p. XXX.
No. 9: Arrives and departs 9:03 p.m.
Atlantic Coast Line Branches, North Northbound
bound Northbound No. ,48: From Homosassa: Arrives
12:53 p. m.,
No. 150 (Sunny Jim): From Wil Wilcox,
cox, Wilcox, Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
arrives 5:45 p. m.
No. 32 (Sunny Jim): From Lake Lakeland,
land, Lakeland, Tuesday, Thursday and Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, arrives 9:48 p. m.
No. 140: Daily except Sunday,
leaves 3:45 p. m. for Wilcox.
Atlantic Coast Line Branches, South Southbound
bound Southbound v v
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. 141i Daily except Sunday, ar arrives
rives arrives 10:50 a. m. from Wilcox.
No. 49: For Homosassa, leaves'2:25
p. m. .'
'. Attention

All who wish to enroll as student
nurses, apply to Mrs. R. L. Anderson,
chairman Ocala unit of the Council
of National Defense.



We offer for Immediate acceptance, a numbter ot big snaps in Used Cars. Each of these cars is worth more money than is
ashed for it. The present high price, with ye other advances to come shortly on new cars of all mahes, naturally malics a
GOOD used car in great demand. We have been -too busy selling new cars to give much attention to moving the used cars of Intc-
reposessed cars and cars taken in on trades. Each car is a special bargain and a safe invesfment at the price offered. Come in
and look them over or write for terms.

One 1917 Model Maxwell Touring car,
One 1917 Model Maxwell Touring car,
One 1917 Model Maxwell Touring car,
One 1917 Model Maxweli Touring car.
One 1916 Model Maxwell Touring car.
One 1916 Model Maxwell Touring car.
One 1916 Model Maxwell Roadster

Price S450.00
Price $425 00
Price $400.00
Price $375.00
Price $350.00
Price $325.00
Price $325.00

One 1915 Model Reo, five passenger car good lights, starter, tires and etc price JJ350
One 1915 Model Ford Touring car, good condition, price 250
One 1916 Model Dpdge Touring car, good mechanical condition, ctzaa
new generator and battery and almost new tires, Price ti)DUU
One 1917 Model Ford with Smith-Form-a-Truck attachment, cab and body gg5Q
One 1917 Ford, on Smith Form-a-Truck chassis, two-passenger seat," no body, price JggQ
One 1912 Model Buick, good tor truck, has no tires, fine motor and gears, price (JjgQ
New Chalmers Sixes; New Maxwell Five-passenger Cars; New Maxwell AH Weather Top, a Five-passenger car; New Maxwell
Panel Delivery Body; New Maxwell Worm Driven Trucks, now in stock for immediate delivery




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