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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: Probably local
rains tonight and Tuesday.
VOL. 25, NO. 199



Prohibits Them From Being
Haughty With the Public

Washington, Aug. 19. Secretary
McAdoo today ordered railroad em employees
ployees employees to show courtesy in their
dealings with the public and.cease ex excusing
cusing excusing delays and errors with the
pleas that "Uncle Sam is running
the railroads now."
Washington, August 19. Eighteen
states are called upon today by Pro Provost
vost Provost Marshal General Crowder to fur furnish
nish furnish 5709 white draft registrants of
grammar school education fit for gen general
eral general miiltary service. The menwill
entrain Sept. 1st. Voluntary enlist enlistments
ments enlistments will be accepted to Aug. 26.
Washington, Aug. 19. Contracts
for thirty-three wooden cargo vessels
: of 3500 deadweight tons each, seven
wooden barges and three wooden har harbor
bor harbor tugs were let the week ending
Aug. 10th, the shipping board an announces.
nounces. announces. -' -N'
Washington, Aug. 19. The general
exemption of married men simply be be-;
; be-; cause of their married status is not
, contemplated by the war department,
Secretary Baker declared before the
; House military committee in a state-.
ment on the man power bill. The sec--'
retary of war said that married men
who don't support their families and
are not engaged in useful occupations
will continue to be called.
Consideration of the man power bill
will begin in the Senate next Thurs Thursday.
day. Thursday. With a quorum present, the
Senate today cleared the way for ac ac-tion.
tion. ac-tion.
Postmaster General Burleson has
approved a ten per cent raise for em employees
ployees employees Jf the Western Union, it was
announced today.
Marion county is called upon to
furnish one limited service man to be
entrained for Camp Green, Charlotte,
N. C., August 30th. ,1918. Who will
Local Board for Marion County.
Supervisor of Registration Barco
asks the Star to tell the voters that
he will be in his office in the court courthouse
house courthouse every Thursday, Friday and
Saturday until the second I Saturday
in October, and for them to call on
him in case they are uncertain of
their status on the registration books.
Mr. W. W. Stripling, county tax
collector, leaves tomorrow for Tampa,
where he will meet the other two
members of the legislative committee
of the Florida Tax Collectors' Asso Association,
ciation, Association, Mr. John A. Glover of Hills Hills-boro
boro Hills-boro county, and Mr. W. G. Long of
Lake county. The object of this
meeting is to complete data for pre presentation
sentation presentation to the annual meeting of the
association at Jacksonville on the
10th of September. Mr. Stripling, who
is president of the association, is tak taking
ing taking a great interest in the matter of
simplifying the collection of taxes in
Florida, and is leaving nothing un undone
done undone that tends to getting before the
next session of the legislature such
modifications and amendments to the
tax laws as will better the service.
He contends that under the present
system of assessment and collecting
the state loses many thousands of
dollars annually.
Bean Seed for fall planting just in
at Bitting & Company's store, North
Magnolia street. Phone 14. 15-6t
Nunnally's Candles fresh every
week at Gerig's Drug Store, where
you can also get thrift stamps, tf



;. .:
To the Starving and Homeless Thou Thousands
sands Thousands in the Flooded
Chinese Towns
f (Associated Press)
Hong Kong, Saturday, Aug. 17.
Five thousand people are homeless
and 250,000 without proper food as a
result -of the flood in Hun-Kiang
province. The American Red Cross
is providing temporary relief.
Scarcity of the Staple Stirs Some of
the People to Sedition
(Associated Press)
Tokio, Friday, Aug. 16. Newspap Newspapers
ers Newspapers have been prohibited from print printing
ing printing reports of progress of rice riots,
and there has been an absence of
news from the provinces- A state statement
ment statement by Minister of the Interior Mi Mi-zuno
zuno Mi-zuno says the governors have been
assiiredxthat the disorders are stead steadily
ily steadily abating.
Maxwell Truck Carried a Ton
Supplies from Ocean to Ocean
in Sevten teen Days
Finishing its ocean to ocean haul;

of 3418.9 miles from San Francisco j the cotton situation it has been deem deem-irt
irt deem-irt seventeen and one-half days elaps-jed advisable by all that are in posi posi-ed
ed posi-ed time, the Maxwell Military? Ex-jtion to know the true circumstances
press reached New York city at Hi not to buy any cotton until there is a
o'clock Saturday morning, August 3.! ready open market. Therefore we nor
Its arrival in Manhattan completed j any other legtimate licensed ginnerw
the 'first trans-continental freight run; or buyers are offering to buy cotton

ever undertaken by a Detroit-made
motor truck from a Pacific to an At Atlantic
lantic Atlantic port.
Carrying a ton of military supplies
from Australia, to the war front in

France via the Lincoln Highway, the they have not been able to dispose
Maxwell left the Golden Gate July 17of. It is also a proven fact that there
arid cut its schedule 34 days for the has been imported from Egypt this
entire trip practically in half It also j year approximately 80,000 bales of
beat fast freight train time for the Egyptian cotton. However, we are
same distance by two and one-half j glad to state there will not be any
days. 4 (more of this Egyptian cotton allowed
No less than ten daily runs of more: by the shipping board to be brought
than 200 miles were made by Ray Mc-in this year and by holding the com com-Namara,
Namara, com-Namara, Detroit pilot, who drove the; ing crop, which has been estimated as
entire trip without relief. The big-j a very short one, off the market until
gest day's run was from San Francis-, some of the present stock that is on
co to Reno, Nev., 275 miles the first hand is consumed, we think that we
day out. j will find a ready market at a good
Average speed of 200 miles daily price for same, but it is going to take
was maintained with fuel eonsump- j co-operation to do so.
tion averaging 12 miles to the gallon. We have always had the farmers'
McNamara drove over the Sierras, interests at heart, as tlse writer is a
the Rocky .mountains, the Great Salt, ginner, a supply merchant and a

T nlrn J J 4-1, All T :
without mishap and "only one tire
puncture on the way. V

Let us supply your TOILET AR-jnot buy and the farmers do not offer
TICLES. Our line is complete, and j to sell, that we should not receive the
the prices always reasonable. The; highest price this season that hasr
Court Pharmacy. Phone 284. tf (even been known, yet on the other
(hand, if. the coming crop is thrown on
Prompt delivery of prescriptions is j the market with the great amount
the watchword here. Tell your phyic-!that is already on hand, the bottom

lan to leave them with us. We allow j
no substitution. The Court Pharmacy.
Phone 284. ; tf
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
Special Sale on MEN'S

The Star has been looking into the
cotton situation, and has found noth nothing
ing nothing to change its first advice of sev several
eral several days ago namely, that every everybody
body everybody should hold to their cotton as
long as possible.
The Star has interviewed the three
leading ginners of this vicinity,
namely, Nathan jMayo, Arthur Cobb
and George Giles, and finds the fol following:
lowing: following:
t In the first place, the famous agree agreement
ment agreement not to begin ginning, until Oct.
1 is advisory, not mandatory, and no
ginner has to abide by it if he doesn't
want to. It would be better for the
growers if it was observed.
In the second place, there has not

been enough cotton brought in to
warrant the gins starting, if there
was no agreement.;
Mr. Mayo says no cotton has been
offered him. He .can't possibly think of
starting his gins until at least forty
or ififty bales have been brought in.
He has considerable storage space,
and will store cotton for his patrons
to the amount of his capacity, but ad advises,
vises, advises, all who have storage facilities
at home to keep it there. Mr. Mayo
can't start his gins at present any anyhow.
how. anyhow. He is changing his power from
oil to steam, and it will be some
weeks before his machinery can start.
.. Mr. A. C. Cobb says no cotton has
been offered him so far. He' has
storage space for about seventy-five
bales, and his' patrons are, welcome to
use it. He can't start his gins until
the city puts in transformers for his
electric power, which it will do in a
few days.
George Giles says he is not ready
to gin, and probably won't be until
some time between Sept 10 and 20.
No cotton has been offered him except
a few small lots. He has storage ca
pacity for about 100,000 pounds,!
which is at the disposal of his pat-!

It must be remembered that thejoentials from the state or national
ginners can't very well begin work governments or some organization

until they have a good supply of cot
jton on hand and prospects of its com
ing in steadily until the season is
over, for their expenses always heavy
!are larger this year than ever before.
i rm rn m V 1 a
ine etar nas received xne ionowmg
letter from Mr. Mayo:
To the Cotton Growers
Owing to the critical condition of
at present. (
There is in the public storage at
present quite a large quantity of cot cotton
ton cotton owned by the ginners and farmers
helrl over from last season, which
farmer himself, therefore the farm farmers
ers farmers interests are in direction connec connection
tion connection with mine. The writer sees no
reason why, if we all hold, off and do
will certainly drop out and there is
no telling how low the price will go.
There will be perhaps a man here
and there who will think now is his
chance to buy some cheap cotton and
take advantage of the small farmer,


STRAW HATS; Also Big Lot EMERY SpoFt Shirts
$1.25to $2,00, Are Being Closed Out at 89 Cents Only.


Woman Collecting Money for a
1 School that Does Not Exist in
Marion County or Elsewhere
The Star referred a few days ago
to the correspondence between Mrs.
William Hocker of this city and Mar Marcus
cus Marcus Fagg, superintendent of the
ChildreVs Home Society of Florida,
in regard to a woman calling herself
the Countess C. O. S. von Schimon,
who, representing herself as the
president of a "self-supporting school
for boys," located near Ocala. has
been trying to collect money for the
same in Florida and other states.
This woman, in her attempts to
raise money, circulated .literature
about the alleged school, a sample of
which is a gorgeously tinted calendar
on which is printed in bold type the
"Honest partners, self-supporting j
mdustrjal school for boys, Bernard
Carlin, founder, Countess C. O. S. von
Schimon, president; Marion county,
Florida, U. S. A., near Ocala, Fla.,
section 29, township 16, range 22."-
.Countess von Schimon claims to be
an Austrian. She told : some parties
her school was "located near Orlando.
After Mr. Fagg had written Mrs.
Hocker regarding the school, and re received
ceived received the answer there was no such
school here", she lit out for New York.
The authorities are after her, and she
will probably land in jail.
There are a good many people go going
ing going around the country now, trying
to raise money on one pretense or
another. The foregoing is a sample.
Our people should not contribute to
any cause that is not well authenti authenticated,
cated, authenticated, and at present the workers fot
i wiiiji wf jm. iAtjr j ujvv. u oxiwuiu ju bain x.x
connected with them.
The following letter from Mr.
Nathan Mayo describes the territory
in which the alleged school is said to
be located:
Summerfield, Aug. 15.
My dear Mr. Fagg: I am in receipt
of a letter from Mrs. William Hocker
of Ocala enclosing yours of the 12th,
making inquiry as to a self-supporting
industrial school for boys which
is being advertised by Countess C. O:
S. von Schimon in section 26, town township
ship township 16, range 22.
I beg to say in this connection that
this is evidently a pure and simple
case of fraud. I am well acquainted
with almost every acre of ground in
the above section and it is nothing
but woods. The only white family
that I know of living in section 29 is
that of Mr. John Goins, a f armei-.
There are also several families of ne negroes
groes negroes in this section.
It is true that the Florida National
Land Co. owned quite a bit of land in
this section and sold it off in small
tracts of ten and twenty acres to
various parties and I think one or
two families did move there about
four or five years ago and put up very
cheap huts. These houses were prac practically
tically practically all gone to pieces and aban abandoned
doned abandoned several years ago. While I
have not been in this particular sec section
tion section in the past month or so, I am
sure that" if any such improvements
had been made I would have heard of
it and as I said above, I think that it
is a pure and simple fraud.
vho has to sell some to meet actual
needs and defray picking expenses.
We say to you most emphatically do
not offer your cotton for sale to these
profiteers, as every farmer no matter
large or how small can surely avoid
this if he will only try.
The writer called on all the bank bankers
ers bankers in Ocala and we find them ready
to help any farmer that is worthy of
credit to supply funds to pick his cot cotton
ton cotton and hold same until the market
opens. To the small farmer who has
no banking connection we invite you
to come in and talk this matter over
with us and possibly we cquld assist

Took More Territory from the
Teutons Today



Paris, Aug. 19. Between the Oise i
arid Aisne rivers the French launched
an attack at 6 o'clock last night over
a front of nearly ten miles,' between
Caiiespont, about four miles east of
Ribecourt and Fontenoy and approxi
mately six miles west of Soissons.
They advanced an average distance
of one and one-third miles over the
whole front of attack, an official
announcement this morning states.
The French have occupied the plateau
west of NamDool. about seven miles
northwest of Fontenoy, and the edge
of the ravine south of Ignicourt, two
and one-half miles east of Nampool.
Nouvron Vingre has been captured,
together with 1700 prisoners, includ including
ing including two battalion commanders taken
in the operation.
London, 1:20 p. m., Aug. 19. The
French Tenth army which attacked
the Germans between the Oise and
Aisne last night has penetrated at
extreme depths nearly" two miles.
Enemy machine gunners are resisting
desperately and the enemy air service
is very active. St. Mardles-Triot, a
little over a mile southwest -of Roye,
was taken by the French yesterday,
according to reports from the battle
front. The French also captured the
town of Beauvraignes, two and three three-quarters
quarters three-quarters of a mile south of St. Mard.
London, Aug. 19. Near Merville,
at the Apex of the Lys salient, the
British have made further progress,
it is officially announced. Fifty pris prisoners
oners prisoners and a few machine guns were
captured. A German counter-attack
between Outterstein and Meteran was
broken up by British artillery, the
statement says.
With the British Army in France,
Aug. 19. The British after capturing
Outtersteene ridge in front of the
town of Merris, beat off a vigorous
counter attack and inflicted heavy
losses on the enemy. More than 500
Germans were captured.
London, Aug. 19, 4:45 p. m. The
French penetrated into the village of
Lehamel, on the hills west of the
Oise and northwest of Ribecourt to today,
day, today, according to advices from the
front. During, the fighting today
the French were on the aggressive
and made some slight headway in the
face of a determined German resist resist-aance
aance resist-aance between Lassigny and the Oise.
With the American Army in Lor Lorraine,
raine, Lorraine, Aug. 19. The Americans gain gained
ed gained more ground at Frapelle yesterday
despite a total of 2500 shells dropped
by the' enemy on the village and a
raid by forty-five Germans, which
was repulsed by the American artil artillery
lery artillery and automatic rifle fire. In the
Woevre, an American patrol had a
lively engagement. One American
wounded in nine places, heroically
carried a wounded comrade to safety.
you in some way to keep you from
giving away your hard earned year's
work to these profiteers.
Yours very truly,
Farmers Gin and Mill Co.,
By Nathan Mayo.
No Difficulty in Disposing of the Crop
In a letter to Senator Fletcher, a
copy of which has been forwarded to
Fine Quality, worth

But that Means Thirty-Six Hundred
Thousand Men to Battle
With the Bodies
, (Associated Press)
Washington, Aug. 19. Eighty Am American
erican American divisions of 45000 men each,
General March told the House mili military
tary military committee today, "should be able
to bring the war to a successful con-"
elusion in 1919." This r number the
war department plans to have in
France June 30th, next.
Washington, Aug. 19. The Nor Nor-weigan
weigan Nor-weigan bark Nordhav was submarin submarined
ed submarined 125 miles off the Virginia capes
Saturday. The crew escaped in small
boats and were brought to an At Atlantic
lantic Atlantic port by an American warship.
the Star, Lester Sieler, secretary of
the U. S. Shipping' Board, says:
"All importations of low grade
Egyptian cottons have been embar embargoed,
goed, embargoed, whether these cottons come
from Egypt ot Peru. It is true that a
limited quantity of Sakel cottons has
been permitted to come in, but this
has been done in order to cause the.
least possible disturbance to the Am- v
erican grown cottons, and at the same
time to safeguard an adequate raw
material supply for the necessary
military needs.
"I feel quite confident that the
growers of Sea Island cotton will have
no jdifficulty in disposing of their en entire
tire entire crop this year, at prices which
will yield a reasonable return.
"I assure you that the shipping
board will not permit the use of its
vessel space for the importation of
any product which a careful inquiry
does not reveal to be necessary."
Egyptian Cotton
Senator Fletcher sends a copy of
the following letter from the War
Trade Board to the Star:
Washington, Aug. 13, 1918.
My dear Senator Fletcher: Your
letter of July 31st on the subject of
the importation of Egyptian cotton
adddressed to the War Trade Board,
has been referred to this bureau for
While the War Trade Board deals
with every question from a stand standpoint
point standpoint of its effect on winning the war,
a nearnest effort is at all times made
to protect to the greatest possible' ex extent
tent extent the financial welfare of our cit citizens..
izens.. citizens.. It is thought that a careful
examination of the facts will show
that no injury has been done to the
cotton planters by the present re restriction
striction restriction on the importation of Egyp Egyptian
tian Egyptian cotton.
The average annual imports of
Egyptian cotton during the last five
years were 146,000 bales of 752
pounds each. There were imported
during the first half of this year 62, 62,-000
000 62,-000 bales. The 18,000 bales which
will be permitted to come forward
during the remainder of this year
represent but 22 per cent, of what
would normally come forward to bring
the year's total up to the five year
average of 146,000 bales.
There are no surplus stocks of
Egyptian cotton. This is evidenced by
the investigation of the Bureau of Re Research
search Research of the War Trade ; Board,
whose report states "There is at
present a scarcity of Egyptian cot cotton
ton cotton as compared with the stocks on


hand for the corresponding date in
j the previous year. This condition, of
course, may be accounted for by con con-J
J con-J sidering the extent to which imports
jhave been curtailed daring the past
; season." The Bureau of Research
j states also "In view of recent experi-
" ,'
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PublUfaed Every Day Except Sunday by
II. II. Carroll, Prettideot
P. V. Learencood, Seeretary-TreaMarer
' J. H. nenJamlB, Editor
En-teretl at Ocala, Fla., lostofflce as
4econd-clag matter.
RulaM Office ............. .Five-One
Editorial Department ; .Two-SeTen
Koelety Editor Five, Double-Oae
The Associated Press is exclusively
entitled for the use for republication of
all news dispatches credited to it or
i.o otherwise credited in this paper
and also the local news published
herein. All rights of republication of
special dispatches herein are also 're
Didplayt Plate 10c. per inch for con
seeutfve insertions. Alternate inser
tlons 25 per cent, additional. Composi
tion charged on ads. that run less than
six times 5c. per inch. Special position
20 per cent, additional. Hates based on
4-inch minimum. Less than four inches
will take higher rate, which will be
furnished on application.
Heading Xotieeai 5c. per line for first
insertion; 3c. per line for ta&h subse subsequent
quent subsequent Insertion. One change a week
allowed on Teaders without extra com
position charees.
Iegral advertisements at, legal rates.
Electros must le mounted, or charge
will be made for mounting.
One year, in advance. ....
Six months, in advance....
Three months, n advance.
One month, in advance.
t One year. In advance. ....
. 1.25
. .50
. 4.25
. 2.25
six montns, in advance..,.
Three months, in advance.
One month, in advance.
. .80
Just about all, the newspapers in
the country are raising their prices.
The Times-Union very appropriate
ly calls Russia a "gigantic infant
among the nations."
' Schwab is one of the greatest pro
hibitionists in the country- using up
so much champagne christening Uncle
Sam's new ships.
There is one way of conserving pa
per that the War Industrial board
didn't think of, and that is for the
newspapers to cut off their subscrib
ers. ;
The American people are rapidly
learning habits of economy which
the country will need for the next
hundred years. After the war is over
it will have to be paid for.
! I III III' 1
Voters who have not paid their 1916
and 1917 poll taxes cannot vote in the
coming city election. At the present
writing, we do not think there will be
any overwhelming rush to the polls.
No amtitious man with great
wrongs to write will start a newspa newspaper
per newspaper iij order to do so. There will be
no more papers started in America
until the war is over.
ii, nucucvci jruu iuii up against
- some inconvenience or privation caus caused
ed caused by the war, and some selfish per
son says to you, "I told you so," swat
him. Selfishness caused the war and
only unselfishness will win it.
Baseball might regain, its popular popular-'
' popular-' ity by merging the game into two na national
tional national leagues, one made up of Boy
Scouts and the other of veterans of
the civil war. DeLand Record.
It's the Star's opinion that every everybody
body everybody who "is interested in a sermon or
a speech will go to hear it. With our
restricted space, we can't report such
things. Will our contributors please
, take notice of the foregoing and gov govern
ern govern themselves accordingly.
"The Fuselage," a new publication
designed primarily for the men in the
various .; camps near Miami, began
publication last week. It is issued
from the press of the Miami Herald,
oi1 in nnsN t it,. i. ri;
uu is viic ui me neatest, camp puoii puoii-cations
cations puoii-cations we have seen.
Germany is a beer sodden nation,
but even the most ardent prohibition prohibitionist
ist prohibitionist much acknowledge that a beer
sodden nation can develop an army
of good runners. Wauchula Advo Advocate.
cate. Advocate. ':-
Let us be just even to the Ger Germans.
mans. Germans. To date they have done most
of their running toward the enemy.
The Times-Union paragrapher is
poking fun at the poor boys of the
bobtail dailies, who in their joy over
the recent victories of the Allies try
to decorate their little pony press
dispatches with enthusiastic but some sometimes
times sometimes ; erroneous scareheads. As long
as the T. U. p. writes about the ther thermometer
mometer thermometer going up and coming down,
he ha3 no room to poke fun at any anybody.
body. anybody. .""
Magazine named "Pep" has been
trying to induce us to pay a dollar
for it, in order that we may trans transfuse
fuse transfuse som.e of its "pep" from its col columns
umns columns to ours. We prefer to write
our own pep and invest the dollar i
thrift stamps. What idfflS TJUO fiTI
originate, occur to us from the
sal of our Florida contemporaries as
much as from any other publications
in the world.
The following chunk of mighty
good sense is from the Miami Metrop Metropolis:
olis: Metropolis: "Overheard two women in a Mi-

ami restaurant indulging in some
startling igossip, and near them sat

f the little daughter of one of the wom
en, listening to every word and stor storing
ing storing it away in her little mind to puz puzzle
zle puzzle over. It's either a fool or a
mighty mean person who does not
consider the effect of conversation
upon listening children."
The following casualties are re reported
ported reported by the commanding general of
the American Expeditionary Forces:
Killed in action 98
Missing in action 288
Wounded severely .......... 255
Died of wound3 i 30
Died of disease ........ 1 13
Died of accident and other causes. 12
Died of airplane accident........ 2
Wounded, degree undetermined.. 50
Total .. ...................746
Marine Corps
Killed in action ................. 6
Died of wounds received in action 5
Died of disease ....... .-. 1
Severely wounded in action...... 7
Slightly wounded in action. .... 1
Wounded, degree undetermined.. 11
Total .. ................... 30
Florida comes off light in this list.
On it are the names of Alfred J. Ped Ped-erson,
erson, Ped-erson, Tampa, Marine Corps, died of
wounds received in action, and Dewey
P. Tomasello, Bagdad, expeditionary
force, wounded severely. :
Among, the missing in action is
Ulysses S. Grant of the typical South
ern town of Dalton, Ga.
A surprising thing about the list
is the names of a considerable num
ber whose emergency addresses are
in Russia, showing that a great many
men from that unfortunate land are
battling for freedom in our ranks.
The proportion of Russians, Poles,
Bohemians and other : Slavonic peo
pies is very large.
The proportion of German names
is also large, and, strange to say,
there are many more Italians than
Irish. The number of Jewish names
shows that the blood of Joshua, Gid
eon and David has not run out.
Mr. Ernest Amos, our efficient state
controller, i has been in town the last
two days, looking after affairs at the
industrial school for girls. Mr. Amos
reports the school doing very well;
so well, in fact, that it is crowded to
its full capacity. There are forty
girls out there; all it will hold, and
most of them are contented and pro
gressing well in their studies. There
cannot be any enlargement of the
school until the legislature meets, as
it takes all the money appropriated
to carry it on. Mr. Amos says the
boys' school at Marianna is also
crowded, having 300 inmates. The
principal trouble with it is that there
is no provision to give so1 many boys
proper amount of teaching. The legis legislature
lature legislature made a fairly good appropria
tion f or both school s, but war prices
have made it difficult for the manage management
ment management to make both ends meet in the
matter of groceries aid clothing, so
the booklearning for the boys has to
be cut rather short. Both schools are
doing good work, and it is to be hoped
the next legislature will give them
the needed appropriation.
We note that Marion county has a
food administrator's price list and it's
patterned after that of Manatee
county. We rather believe if we had
followed the plan our list would still
be appearing each week and that it
would prove of benefit to dealer and
customer alike. St. ; Petersburg.
Times.-.- .vj s "r...
We think the Times would find it a
good plan to print such a list. We
have evidence that it is helpful and
interesting to our readers.
A frood manv neonle have enauired
. 1
of us why Arthur Guy Em Dev. author
of "Over the Top," who had been rec
ommended for a commission in the
American army, djd not receive it.
Not knowing, we felt a delicacy in
saying, but seeing the following in
the Palatka News, we pass it along:
"Arthur Guy Empey. soldier, au
thor, lost his chance for a commission
in the United States armv bv a fierv
curtain speech on the stage of the
National Theater in Washington. He
was appearing in a new play, "Pack
Up Your Troubles." President Wilson
was present. The real heroes of th
war, Empey declared in effect, were
the volunteers who went over in the
first place, and not the drafted men
who are fighting now because they
were compelled to do so. Empey end
ed with a flourish, but the expected
burst of applause did not follow.
While the commission had been ree..
ommended, it had not been signed and
delivered, and three days later came
the announcement that there had
been a 'mistake' in connection with
the granting of a captaincy to the
former sergeant."
One regiment of necmpc in th
American army has had its hnnfrictm
of fire on the fighting fields of France
and acquitted itself so well that the
French commander of the
cited the whole regiment as worthy
of receiving the war cross. This res-
lment s repulse of tne enemy attack
in the early morning of June 12 (pos (possibly
sibly (possibly at Belleau wood or Bourpshf
was briefly referred to in the official
r- i i
W. K. Lane, M. D- Physician and
Surgeon, specialist Eye. Ear. Nose and
Throat Law Library Building, Ocala,
norma.- tf


Scientific Writer Points Out Why the
Former Affliction Is Less Hard
to Bear.
Scientists have shown that sound not
only Informs the Intellect, as does
sight, but that, much in excess of that
sense. It excites feelings that is,
sound pure and simple has a specific
relation to feelings widely different
from that of sight.
Its primary effect was the creating
of moods, Margaret Baldwin writes in
the Atlantic magazine. This being so,
the simple fact Is that sound has far
more to do fundamentally with origin originating
ating originating our emotions, or bow we feel from
day to day, than has what we see.
It should be said in passing, that
there is very little recognition of this
fact by the person with normal hear hearing.
ing. hearing. Sight and sound are so inter interwoven
woven interwoven for him that he does not dis discriminate
criminate discriminate as to what belongs intrinsi intrinsically
cally intrinsically to each In the province of feel feelings.
ings. feelings. It is only when the two are
clearly separated, as In deafness or
blindness, that experience takes note
of what belongs to the one and the
A scientific writer points out that we
can see with indifference the wri th things
ings things of a suffering animal that is still,
but that, if there are cries of pain, it
produces emotions at once. We are
distressed. In reports of terrible ma marine
rine marine disasters, It is almost never said
by people that they can never forget
the sights they saw, but always that
they can never forget the cries of the
, Although on would hardly hesitate
to say that the excess of the blind
man's calamity over that of the deaf
man is sufficient to overbalance this
elemental function of sound to pro
duce moods, yet the universal fact re remains
mains remains that the blind are more cheerful
than the deaf.
Possibly Aunty's Idea in Burning
Chicken Feathers Was to Destroy
Circumstantial Evidence.
The dainty and winsome heiress of
a Keptucky planter, recently graduated
from a fashionable northern seminary,
was devoting the morning of the first
day of her return to the old homestead
renewing acquaintance with her fa father's
ther's father's darky retainers "down among
the quarters." As she entered one of
the cabins she saw old Aunt Martha,
born in slavery, during the life of the
youiig lady's grandfather, bending over
a 'broad log fire, carefully burning,
piece by piece, a bunch of chicken
"Aunt Martha," Inquired the young
lady, after watching the work of the
ex-slave a few moments in silence,
"why do you burn those feathers so
carefully and systematically? Is it be because
cause because of some religious Idea or a su
"No Misstus Lucy," came the an answer
swer answer from the deliberate old woman,
as she watched the last telltale feath feather
er feather crumple into, nothing. 'Tain't no
"ligion an' 'tain't nuffin tun do wid no
sewpustishums. It's wisdum. Jes plain,
out-an'-out, wisdum."
Clever Fox Sparrow. ;
The fox sparrow prides himself,
doubtless, because he is bigger than
most of his American brothers. He is
only a bit of a bird, at that, but song
sparrow, white-throat, grass finch and
a dozen or so of the others doubtless
look on their fox-coated relative's ad additional
ditional additional inch as an ell, with something
thrown in for good measure. The
junco, the little slate-colored snowbird,
a sparrow after his kind also, fre frequently
quently frequently accompanies the fox sparrow
on his travels. There is a' suspicion
which Is hard to lose that the fox spar sparrow
row sparrow jaunts along with the junco solely
to make his own song secure among
the acknowledged melodies, for the
junco, while an insistent performer,
pipes an attenuated tune.
r California Has Jap Village.
Few people realize that in the United
States there is a village composed en entirely
tirely entirely of Japanese, who live their lives
just as they did before leaving the
Flowery kingdom. This quaint spot of
interest is north of the long pier, a
mile from Santa Monica, CaL Here is
the home of a number of Japanese
fishermen. Their native dress, food
and the dally routine of their lives
are carried out as though the Jittle vil village
lage village were on the far shore of Nippon.
On Sundays are to be seen the native
sports of the Japanese. The geisha
gjrls serve tea and bonbons to visitors,
while the young men display their
prowess at wrestling, jfu-jltsu and
other Oriental pastimes. Los Angeles
Chief Executives and the Press.
When John Adams became president,
in 1797, he was even more severely at attacked
tacked attacked in the press than Washington
had been. But his administration
fought the attacks. Armed by the
sedition law, which was passed the
following year, it sought to annihilate
the papers which It could not force to
surrender. In the fight, which lasted
four years, the people rallied to the
support of the papers and defeated
Adams in the election of 1SO0 by put putting
ting putting Thomas Jefferson in the presiden presidential
tial presidential chair.
Good Cause.
"I hear that De Smythe's efforts to
trace his ancestors have been suspend suspended."
ed." suspended." "I suppose he found some of the an
cestors were suspended, too.


Scenes cn Bosom of Russia's Mighty
River Cannot Be Duplicated
Anywhere on Earth.
The days on the Volga are as alike
as the vh?te towns strung on the Volga
chain, and all laden with a sense of
life, .siusjrish and primal and poten
tial. The scent of pines, of new-mown
hay, of drying nets, and the fragrance
of lilies; brawny red-shirted sailors
shouting and splashing each other with
water as they scrub the decks; the
whistling of grain steamers ; the sound
of hammers from barges building along
the shore ; anchor chains rattling as
we drop into the wharf where fisher fishermen
men fishermen are unloading their shining catch.
It is a robust river life, not familiar,
but transposed Into strange keys and
staged largely.
The rafts seemed the most, essen essentially
tially essentially Russian part of the Volga. We
had seen them before. Gargantuan
yellow logs, as delicious looking as
taffy, draped from a forest- in Tver
and bound together with saplings, each
raft beariDg a tiny hut for the fam
ilies who make the journey with the
rafts to the sea. Now we met them
on the river; peopled with rollicking
figures, who balanced themselves with
long poles and laughed and shouted
unintelligible (cries to us as the surge
of the steamer threatened their foot foothold.
hold. foothold. The trackers, borilaki, we never say;
debased men of herculean strength,
muscles knotting in their hairy throats,
thews straining like horses against the
dead weight of the barges as Riepin
had painted them. They have passed
with the sails. But the other figures
on the rafts. In the fishing boatsare
their brothers. And never have I felt
life emerging so freshly from the black
mold. Olive Gilbreath In the Yale Re Review.
view. Review.
Aviator Longs for Sound of Human
Voices When He Is Soaring Far
Above the Earth.
I became conscious of a feeling of
loneliness, writes James N. Hall, In the
Atlantic. I remembered what J. B.
had said that morning. There was
something unpleasant In that isolation,
something, to make one look longingly
down to earth ; to make one wonder
whether we shall ever feel really at
home in the air. I, too, longed for the
sound of human voices, and all that I
heard was the roar of the motor and
the swish of the wind through wires
and struts sounds which have no hu human
man human quality in them, and are no more
companionable than the lapping of the
waves would be to a man adrift on a
raft in midocean. Underlying this feel feeling,
ing, feeling, and, no doubt, in part responsible
for it, was the knowledge of the fal fallibility
libility fallibility of that seemingly perfect
mechanism which rode so steadily
through the air; of the quick response
which that ingenious' arrangement of
inanimate matter would make to an
eternal and Inexorable law, if a few
frail wires should part; of the equally
quick, but less phlegmatic response of
another fallible mechanism, -capable of
registering horror, capable, it is said,
of passing its past life in review in the
space of a few seconds, and then
capable jof becoming equally inanimate
Determining Age of Planets.
A novel Idea in estimating the physl
cal condition of planets was put forth
by M. Veronnet before the Academle
des Sciences at a recent meeting In
Paris. He based it upon a calculation
of the quantity of water that rocks
such as granite and porphyry absorb
before becoming perfectly dry.
He said that on the moon all water
has been completely, absorbed by slow
diffusion as the rocks gradually cooled.
Venus Is still surrounded by a thick
layer of vapor, while no water has yet
been condensed on the surface of Mer
cury, this planet being still in a con condition
dition condition in which its geological life has
not begun, and consequently no clouds
have yet formed on Its surface.
M. Veronnet calculates that the
rocks of our earth now contain ab absorbed
sorbed absorbed water which would cover the
earth to an average depth of about
400 metres.
Titled Lady as Shoemaker.
It is an Interesting fact that, al
though the women of the United King Kingdom
dom Kingdom have Invaded most employments
that formerly were followed chiefly by
men, the shoemaking trade has not ex experienced
perienced experienced much change in this respect.
Yet, something over a hundred years
ago, shoemaking was one of the "em "employments
ployments "employments of high society" in London,
Lady Sarah Spencer, In a letter to her
brother, written about the year 1808,
says: "In the evening we divide our
time between music and shoemaking,
which is now the staple trade of the
family. I am today in a state of great
vanity, for I have made a pair of shoes
there is news for you. So if all
other trades fail I shall certainly es establish
tablish establish myself, cross-legged, at the cor corner
ner corner of an alley to earn a livelihood in
the midst of leather, awls and ham hammers."
mers." hammers." Don't Have a Double Chin.
An investigator declares that the
double chin can be controlled and very
largely mitigated. It depends largely
upon the carriage and pose of the heaL
The person who has a repeated chin,
or is threatened with one, .should re recall
call recall and practice Dr. Edward Evrett
Hale's famous advice: Look up, not
down." The person who sits, or
stands, or walks, with an erect body
aDd keeps the chin up-tilted, can defy
the crease and the' fatty ridges.

for your car. Accidents will happen
to the best of tires and you should be
prepared for them. Better stop in and
look over our auto supply exhibit.
You may be reminded of some need,
which you have overlooked.

The Clhialmers Six.
17 miles to the gallon of gaso- v
line. The best SIX cylerider car
in the world, under $2 000. One
Five Passenger the latest model
and refinments in stock for im immediate
mediate immediate delivery. Price
Freight and War Tax included.
, K. CAM&DLL, Pealer
Ocalaf Florida.


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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
i economy. In a general way, waste in war. time may be defined as the
buying of anything not essential to health and efficiency. Every
dollar one spends for unnecessary things commands goods and ser services,
vices, services, that is, labor and materials, .needed by the United States Gov Government
ernment Government for war purposes. And, if you invest the money you save
in War Savings Stamps, you are again helping by loaning your mon money
ey money to your, Government.
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(With Welhe Co., Jewelers)
Phone 25 South Side of Square
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A House and Two Lots
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Onion Sets
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Ocala, Florida.
Ocala, Florida
Only 797 tons of refined sugar were
shipped from America to neutral na nations
tions nations during the first five months of
this year. This amounted to only 3.2
per cent of the total exports to all
countries. Mexico received more than
half the amount we exported to neu neutrals.
trals. neutrals. 1:
:. :
if Sugar means Ships
ir Ships mean Soldiers
it Soldiers mean Victory.
Careful Estimates made on all Con
tract work. Gives More and Better
.Work for the Money than any other
contractor in the city.


If You Hare Any News for this De Department,
partment, Department, Call Five Double-One
or Two-Seven
"Tou jours Aimant"
You're weary, love, and tired today;
I fear you have been reading
Too much of prose, when 'tis life's
You and I are needing.
The world's as full of music now
As ever she used to be;
Her glowing beauties sparkle bright,
If we but look and see!
The air is just as balmy,
The sky is just as blue
And naught is old and faded.
But bright and sweet and new.
Life's poetry still is being sung
To those who read and hear;
And love is ever and always young
To those who hold it dear.
So come with me for a little while,
And place your arms about me,
And tell me with the old time smile,
You never can live without me.
While merry birds are singing rhymes
in swaying trees aoove me,
Come, tell me as in olden times
You love me, love me, love me. "',
. Selected.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Teague an announce
nounce announce the marriage of their daugh daughter,
ter, daughter, Frances Jean, to Mr. Albert My Myers
ers Myers Mussell, U. S. N., August 15th.
Miss Teague is a former Ocala girl
and the announcement of her mar marriage
riage marriage in Charleston t last Thursday
will be of pleasing interest to a wide
circle of friends in this city and else elsewhere.
where. elsewhere. She is the eldest daughter of
Mr. Frank Teague, residing now at
Lady Lake, and granddaughter of the
late Samuel Agnew. Miss Teague
grew to womanhood in this city,
where she is greatly beloved. Pos
sessing a charming personality and
many admirable Qualities she endear
ed herself to a large circle of friends
who wish for her every happiness
life may afford.
Mr. Mussell is in the chemical de department
partment department of the navy and located at
Charleston for the present. He is a
young man of sterling worth and
splendid personality and is to be con
gratulated upon winning for himself j
so charming a bride.
Mrs. C..G. Bryant left Saturday
night for White Springs, where she
will spend the next week. i
Miss Jessie Niblack of Dunnellon is
the guest of her cousin. Miss Marie
Robinson for a few days.
Miss Tillie Pasteur has taken the
position at the Ford garage formerly
held by Miss Blair Woodrow.
Miss Merris Carroll, after a very
pleasant visit to her father, Mr. R.
R. Carroll, returns to St. Petersburg
this evening.
.-; V : ; ;
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Henderson are
the happy parents of a fine little son
born last Thursday at their home at
Lynne. t
. The second ward Bible study .class
will meet with Mrs. N.'U. Kindt and
mother, Mrs. Hunter, Wednesday at 4
p. m. .Subject, "Perseverance."
Miss Lilly Frost has been made
happy by receiving a letter from her
nephew, Raymond Sanders, saying he
has arrived safely overseas.
' Notice to Rebekahs
There will be no more meetings of
Miriam Rebekah lodge until further
notice. Claire Moremen. N. G.
Eloise Bouvier, Secretary.
After a delightful visit to her sis
ter, Mrs. Sam Leigh, Mrs. John Mc Mc-Cabe
Cabe Mc-Cabe left yesterday afternoon for
Tampa, where they will in future re
side, moving from Jacksonville to
that city. ?
Mrs J. F. Harold of Norman Park,
Ga.; is the guest of her daughter,
Mrs. W. F. Blalock. Mr. Harold and
son, who have also been visiting their
daughter and sister, returned to their
Georgia home yesterday.
Mrs. J. B. Hayes has just received
an interesting, letter from her broth brother,
er, brother, Private Jas. J. Guyrin, who has
been transferred ; from Ne vers, to
Alleroy, France, a beautiful little
town. He says the scenery is lovely
and he likes the country very much.
, :
Misses Eunice and Lilly .Marsh
have returned home, Miss Eunice ar arriving
riving arriving Friday from Tallahassee, where
she has been attending the summer
school, and Miss Lilly, who has been
spending the summer at Montagle,
Tenn.y arrived in Ocala Saturday.
A pleasant party from Mcintosh
shopping in Ocala Saturday after afternoon
noon afternoon consisted of Mrs. Rush and
daughters, .Mrs; G. A. Flewellen, and
Mrs, Harrelson of Kentucky, who is
spending several weeks in Mcintosh,
the guest of friends and relatives.
Sunday services during the warm
days of summer at all of the churches
have in no wise diminished in inter interest.
est. interest. Instead, as the hot weather has
increased, enthusiasm also has in increased,
creased, increased, largely due to the consecra consecration
tion consecration and earnest work of the minis ministers.
ters. ministers. Last evening service at the
Baptist church was one long to be re
membered. Rev. Wm. H. Wrighton,
the minister, was so imbued with the
poetry of. enthusiasm that throughout
the entire service there, was no satie-

ty to the sweetness of these theme,
which was "How to Live a Happy

Life, the essence of which was to ac
jcept Christ as our Savior and become
. fully surrendered, without which there
is no settled happiness. The thought
of the "absorbing strength of Christ
who is the source of all joy," was a
beautiful one, with the wonderfully
i beautiful illustration of the "music
of the master violin," which was not
jso much in the instrument itself, but
f in the master, hand which brought it
forth. A life of Christian activity was
encouraged, as where there is no ac ac-.
. ac-. ticity, death always ensues. A thought
Ito carry home was the "building for
.eternity," 'with striking illustrations.
. The sermon was followed by a very
I lovely duet, entitled, "I Am Happy in
I Him," beautifully rendered by Miss
jMusie Bullock and Mr. Baker. Miss
i Bullock also charmed the audience in
the morning with her exquisite solo,
j Mrs. Peter Mackintosh, in order to
be near her husband, has gone to At
lanta and registered as an under undergraduate
graduate undergraduate nurse and is regularly nurs
ing in private families. She has dis displayed
played displayed both pluck and courage, and
hopes soon to get a good position in
an office, where she will be able to
see more of her husband than she can
in her present occupation.
The Temple had a good show Sat.
nrday night, and the house remained
filled until a late hour. The feature
story, "Midnight Madness," was one.
of the greatest interest, and its thrill thrilling
ing thrilling situations were well brought out
by Ruth Clifford and Kenneth Harlan.
The official war review was very good
and when the audience sighted the
pictures of our boys in khaki march marching
ing marching in the great parade at Milan, they
applauded like they were looking at
the real thing. Pauline Frederick, one
of the never-failing favorites, will be
on the screen this evening in "La
To sea," which is hardly necessary to
remark is one of the greatest plays
ever writtten.
(Concluded on Fourth Page)
Today: Pauline Frederick in "La
Tosca." ; '.
Tuesday: Mae Marsh in "AH Wom-
Wednesday: Wallace Reed and
Kathlyn Williams in "The Thing We
Love." -. ':
Thursday: Douglas Fairbanks in
"Headin' South."
Friday: Charles Rav in "The Fam
ily Skeleton."
Saturday: Priscilla Dean and Ella
Hall in "Which Woman ?"
The undersigned constitute the ex executive
ecutive executive committee of the Ocala Win
the War League. As the title indi indicates,
cates, indicates, .the object of the league is to
do things and to gather any infor information
mation information that may be of assistance to
the government in carrying on the
war. To this end we invite the co cooperation
operation cooperation of all loyal citizens. If you
have any information relative to hos hostile
tile hostile acts by any person, or persons,
such as interference with the opera operation
tion operation of the draft or the use of sedi seditious
tious seditious language, please communicate
with any one of the undersigned and
your information will be regarded as
confidential and your name will not be
divulged. This information will be
transmitted to the United States au authorities
thorities authorities without delay.
v C. S. Cullen. V
R. A. Burford.
W. K. Zewadski.
,- Harvey Clark,
y George MacKay.
T. T. Munroe.
L. W. Duval.
' L. R. Chazal.
Rev. J. R. Herndon.
Clarence Camp.
R. L. Anderson.
' J. M. Thomas.
. W. D. Carn.
J. E. Chace.
B. A. Weathers.
Mrs. Caroline Moorhead.
Mrs. Elizabeth Hocker.
W. S. Bullock.
H. M. Hampton.
The executive committee of the
Ocala Win the War League calls on
all good citizens to furnish it with the
following information ;x the same will
be treated as confidential and the
name of the informant will not be di divulged:
vulged: divulged: Do you know of any person who has
refused to invest in Liberty Bonds or
War Savings Stamps for any reason
other than inability on account of fi
nancial conditions?
Do you know of any person "who has
refused to contribute to the Red Cross
or the Y. M. C. A., for any reason
other than inability on account of fi financial
nancial financial conditions?
Do you know of any person who is
now or who has violated the regula
tions of the county food administrator
with reference to the prodigal use of
wheat, sugar and such other articles
as are specially named within the re restrictions?
strictions? restrictions? 10-6td-wtf
Irish Potatoes for fall planting are
now here. Bitting & Co., N. Magnolia
street. Phone 14. 15-t
I Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf


A Little Marion County Girl Killed in
Elizabeth Olin, five-year-old daugh daughter
ter daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Olin, of
2316 Boulevard, was fatally injured
yesterday morning when she slipped
beneath the wheels of a motor mov
ing van of Delcher Brothers, and
died a few minutes later in JSt. Luke's
hospital. The child's head and body
were crushed. Henry Simmons, a ne
gro, driver of the truck, was placed
under bond after reporting the acci
dent to the office of Sheriff W. H.
According to several who saw the
accident, the Olin child, with several
other children was hanging to the
tailboard of the truck as it was back
ing out of heavy sand. She is thought
to have lost her hold, slipping to the
ground and being knocked down by
the machine. The truck is said to
have been stalled in heavy sand and
Simmons and another negro had plac placed
ed placed boards under the rear wheels to
give them traction. The children had
been playing around the machine for
some time, according to people who
were on porches in the neighborhood,
and when the truck finally started,
several of them hung to the rear to
"get a ride." f
Witnesses stated that the screams
of the negro Simmons first attracted
their attention after the accident," and
when they reached the scene he was
holding the injured child in his arms.
He declared he was unable to know
that the children were hanging to
the truck, and that the first he knew
of the accident was wThen he heard the
little girl scream. Stopping the truck
he said he jumped to the ground and
found that both the rear and front
wheels had passed over, her body.
Elizabeth was the daughter of Mr.
and Mr. Arthur Olin, who up1 to a
short time ago made their home at
Kendrick. Her remains will probably
be laid to rest in the Kendrick ceme
tery. The many friends of Mr. and
Mrs. Olin sincerely sympathize with
them in their great sorrow.
. M HI.. t
We can furnish Miller's Certificates
on the form approved by Braxton
Beacham, State Food Administrator,
at the following prices, postage paid:
100 for 75 cents; 250 for $1.50; 500
for $2.25. These prices are for cash
with order. We can not, open book ac
counts for the above. The Star Pub Publishing
lishing Publishing Company, Ocala, Fla. 13-tf
DonO fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
Popular American Slang Has Attached
a Wealth of Meaning to
the Word. :
The American habit of coining new
meanings for words already known is
closely allied to that of coining words,
writes C. Jefferson Weber in the North
American Review. Take, for example,
Jhe current slang use of that much
3ea word nsome." What a wealth of
meaning' and insinuation the Ameri American
can American has invented for the word I
"Some" as an adverb may be heard
In many places. For Instance, in the
Teign valley district of Devon, the na
tives may say, "It did rain zum yes-
terday.w But the American would use
the word as an adjective and say,
"That was some rain yesterday." TVis
use is hard to define. In the middle
of the last century "some," meaning
considerable, or notable, was called "a
modern slang word." Today "some"
Is almost limitless in its capacity for
application. It Implies approval, en enthusiasm,
thusiasm, enthusiasm, sarcasm, wonder, admira admiration,
tion, admiration, disgust or amusement.
The seeds may have been sown la
ftwnwall. In Devon or In Lancashire,
but I seriously doubt if a native of any
of these counties would ever say en enthusiastically,
thusiastically, enthusiastically, "We had some fun last
night" or sarcastically, "This is some
book I" Another word to which Ameri Americans
cans Americans have given a new meaning Is the
verb "raise." In England, men raise
crops; In America, they also raise chil children.
General Opinion That Scientific Culti Cultivation
vation Cultivation of the Pfant Has Been
Begun Too Late.
China's tea trade Is not keeping pace
with the world's consumption of tea.
Scientific cultivation instead of old old-time
time old-time methods and the use of machin machinery
ery machinery are being used In the effort to
regain the lost commercial ground.
The ministry of agriculture has estab
lished a model farm, and the first tea
grown on it was sent to market this
year. It Is said to have been of good
quality, but no details are yet avail
able of the equipment and methods
employed. Foreign tea men seem to
have little faith In the results of this
attempted reform and consider it un unlikely
likely unlikely that Chinese teas will ever re regain
gain regain the leading place in the markets
of the world. It Is said that Chinese
teas have less tannin than other teas,
and that the finer grades are unsur unsurpassed
passed unsurpassed In delicacy of flavor; but the
average tea drinker eeems to find the
teas of India and Ceylon satisfactory.

Be on time. Get in your winter
supply of wood before it is too late.
Let us furnish you with good and
first class service. Phone 339.
. tf C. O. D. WOOD YARD.


VER 75 per cent, of the sugar used in the United
V A8 delivered br shiP. There is produced
about 800,000. tons of beet sugar and 250,000 tons of
cane sugar in Louisiana. The total consumption of the
United States is about 4,500,000 tons of raw sugar, which
makes about 4,250,000 tons of refined sugar.
If our coasts were blockaded as Germany's now are.
we would have available for the use of the people of the
United States only one pound of sugar for every four we
use. Under such circumstances there is no doubt that the
American people would get along on this limited supply
without complaint.
" The United States Food Administration is asking
every American household to use not more than two
pounds of sugar per person each "month for domestic
use. Reducing our sugar consumption here means that
we will be able to help supply the needs of France, Eng England
land England and Italy. Sugar conservation on the American
table also means conservation of ships.
The Army and Navy have sent out an "S. O. S." call
for ships. "Save Our Ships to Transport Troops and
Munitions to France, in order that we may keep the fight fighting
ing fighting front where it now is and not allow it to extend to
our own homes," is the message.
There is ample sugar in the world for all require requirements
ments requirements in fact, there is a large surplus, but on account
of the ship shortage it is not available for use in this
country. .-
Java, which produces 15 per cent, of the world's
cane crop, ?s too far removed. It requires 150 to 160
days for a ship to go to Java and return.

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Lieut. L. H. Chazal is at Camp Milte
and wiJl soon be in France.
Those two splendid boys, Robert
McKay and John Chazal had their
baptism of fire in the Champagne and
Marne battles. They are in the 42nd
(the Rainbow) division, which is one
of the leaders of the American army
in gallantry and efficiency.
Be economical with your ice. Thb
Ocala ice factory may have to shut
down. Its supply of ammonia is run running
ning running out, and it may not be able to
' get any more for some time. The
Taylor Brothers hope to pull through
without J Rliutlnwn hilt n aiisnunaiftn
of a few days or even a few weeks is
not among the improbabilities.
The electric storm and high wind
of Thursday cost the city about $400
in broken lamps, burned out fuses and
broken wires.
. Mr. C. E. Simmons returned Satur Saturday
day Saturday from a business trip to Gaines Gainesville.
ville. Gainesville. Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
Mr. Albert Luff man of Washington,
who is working for the government in
the war department, is in Ocala on a
visit to relatives.
Buy Thrift Stamps of us and keep
your skin nice and soft with Rexall
Skin Soap. Gerig's Drug Store, tf
Mr. William Bullock is home from
Camp Wheeler on a brief furlough,
and his friends are glad to see him.
Don't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
vMr. C. P. Pridgeon, a. hustling
young man from Jacksonville, is in
the city and may make his vhome
The pride of the Court Pharmacy is
its prescription department. Every
prescription is carefully compounded
as ordered by your physician- NO
SUBSTITUTION allowed. Phone 284.
The Anthony road is needing re repairs
pairs repairs mighty badly.
Careful prescription service, using
Squibb's chemicals, at Ceng's Drug
Store. War Savings and Thrift
Stamps sold. tf
After several days of sickness,
Postmaster Rogers was able to return
to his office today.
We do hemstitch and pecot edge
work promptly and at reasonable
prices. Postage paid. Phone 427. 5-6t
v After a pleasant visit to home and
friends in Marion county, Corporal
Lawton Sims has returned to Camp
Wheeler, and will soon be on his way
A very nice line of WashCloths on
display- at Gerig's Drug Store. We
also sell War Savings' and Thrift
Stamps. ti
Mr. C. A. McPherson, the A. C. L,
engineer, had hard luck Saturday
night. Somewhere in the business
center, he lost a wad of money,
amounting to seventy or eighty dol dollars.
lars. dollars. Mac had Just made a purchase
and went out of the store into the
street, shoving the roll of bills, as he
supposed, into his pocket. He seeme
to have missed it; at any rate the
money fell to the sidewalk. If the
person who found it will be kind
enough to bring it back, Mac will lib liberally
erally liberally reward him.
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Barrineau have
received a letter from their son, for formerly
merly formerly of Company A, now in France,
saying he was getting along nicely
and enjoying the best of health. He
said he had seen some of the Ocala
boys lately.
It was supposed that when the su su-nreme
nreme su-nreme court t.nnlc t.hp nflT mnst nf
the bibulous could supply themselves,
but evidently all can't. Saturday
night, a young lady, who was suffer suffering
ing suffering with a cold, came down town with
a party of friends in a car and pur purchased
chased purchased at one of the drugstores a bot bottle
tle bottle of Wampole's codliver oil. which
tastes badly enough itself, but in ad addition
dition addition she had it spiked with creosote.
Returning, the party stopped at the
Temple and going in left the bottle in
the ctt. When they returned to the
A ii T l 1 i i; j
up to the car, taken the bottle and
helped himsel to a generous drink.
" It would have been a treat to see the
face the poor guy made when the fluid
hit his tasting apparatus.
Phone No. 451 13 the American
, Restaurant, Temple & Davis, proprie proprie-tors,
tors, proprie-tors, the best in the city, at the union
passenger station. 16-tf
Onion Sets and Mustard, Turnip
and Cabbage seed for fall planting
are now ready. Bitting & Co., North
Magnolia street. Phone 14. 15-6t
Dpn't fail to call for Maxwell House
Coffee. Kept at all grocery stores, tf
Exceptions to All Rules.
In so complex n" thing as Inrna a na nature
ture nature we must concl-'v it hruI to xlnd
.rules without i.c: i'nM-.


(Continued from First Page)
ments which have resulted
in establishing the superiority of
Sakellaridil over Sea Island cotton
in the tensile strength, it is possible
that the government's specifications
for the manufacture of airplane fab fabrics
rics fabrics may be revised in the near future
so as to require, Egyptian instead of
Sea Island cotton."
Your letter states that the impoi.
tation of 18,000 bales during the re remainder
mainder remainder of the year "may determine
the market and price for this year's
crop of Florida Sea Island cotton."
The Bureau of Research finds that
"the price of Sea Island 9 cotton is
about 74 cents compared with about
60 cents charged for Sakellaridis cot cotton."
ton." cotton." It would seem, thegf ore, that
if 60,000 bales imported during the
first half of the year have failed to
keep down the price of Sea Island
cotton, it is altogether unlikely that
18,000 bales imported during the re remainder
mainder remainder of the year will keep down
the price. On the contrary, it is the
fear of the best informed people in
the trade, that the small importation
of 18,000 bales of Sakellaridis during
the remainder of the year will induce
abnormally high prices unless curbed,
consequently in the allocation of this
cotton provision has been made to
limit prices.
Under the circumstances, it would
seem unwise to reduce the imports
for the remainder of the year below
18,000 bales. However, there is now a
discussion as to whether further re restrictions
strictions restrictions should be imposed to insure
that there will be included in the 18,
000 bales to come forward a sufficient
quantity of first and second pickings
of Sakalleridis cotton, 1 inches
staple and longer, which are the only
qualities suitable for the manufac manufacture
ture manufacture of airplane and balloon cloths,
and the finer qualities of thread. In
other words, the third and subsequent
pickings of Sakellaridis, although of
a staple 1 inches or longer, may and
very probably ao lack the f required
strength. Yours very truly, ..'
Fred B. Peterson,
'Director, Bureau of Imports.
Honoring God was the subject
chosen from I. Sam 2:30. Second text
John vi:27: Religion is connected with
the best interests of life.' It brings
joy, no matter what our possessions.
This is our solid foundation, whether
young or old. How shall be honor
God honor him above all by seek seeking
ing seeking him and his righteousness first.
Matt. vi:33: Honor him with rever reverence,
ence, reverence, respect, resolve, worship nd
service. Our first thoughts of him.
We have failed only where we have
neglected to do this. He must have
an exalted place in our minds and
hearts, before money, fame, etc. We
must obey his commandments, rever reverencing
encing reverencing the Sabbath to keep it holy.
We must honor God by surrendering
our lives to him and by being pure in
his sight, honor him by attending his
services regularly and by publicly
acknowledging him. By doing v all
things to his glory. We as a nation
have robbed God of these things and
have piled upon us the evils of war.
God will remember to honor us when
we become true to him.' It is then that
he will exalt us as his sons and
daughters. If we dishonor God he
will raise up others to honor him. He
has promised grace and glory (Ps.
84-11) if we give our all to him and
in the end hear the plaudit, "Well
done good, and faithful servant." Eve Evening
ning Evening service was on "Christian Hero Heroism,"
ism," Heroism," a sermon to our home guards.
It was a discourse much appreciated
and largely attended. Reporter.
Ocala, Fla,, Aug-. 5. 1918.
On account of special election to be
held on the 10th -day of September,
1918, for the election of a councilman
from the fourth ward to fill unexpired
term of G. A. Nash, the city council
held special meeting- on the 2nd day
of Aug-ust, 1918, for the purpose of
revising the registration books of the
city, and at said meeting- the following
names were stricken:
"Ward One
Joseph Bell, P. A. Durand, R. W.
Flynn. W. A. Goln, S. B. Lmg, H. R.
Luffman, F. T. Mole, W. U. Norwood,
K. S. Ramey, E. C. Smith. B. Stephens,
S. S. Savage Sr., M. Sumner, C. B. Ze Ze-wadski.
wadski. Ze-wadski. Ward Two
H. J. Ashley, B. A. Brannan, B. B.
Baum, John Boisseau, H. S. Chambers,
H. W. Counts, R. O. Connor, S. S. Du Duval,
val, Duval, G. W. Davis, Don Ford. N. I. Gott Gottlieb,
lieb, Gottlieb, J. G. Glass, C I Gamsby, William
Gober. W. H. Harrison, J. G. Kichline,
C. J. Leitner. E. M. Osborne, E. A.
Polly, E, P. Rentz, M. J. Roess, M. E.
Robinson, Briss Roberts. H. W. Rawls,
E. G. Rivers, F. D. Sanders, H. S. Wes Wesson,
son, Wesson, F. E. Weihe.
Ward Three
S. L. Bitting-, 11. A. Duebel, Isaac
Murry, J. A. Pittman, C. A. Peacock,
Si Perkins. t
' Ward Four
R. E. Brigance, J. S. Engesser, Ern Ernest
est Ernest Glenn, A. J. LaBerth, T. W. La La-Berth,
Berth, La-Berth, A. J. Leavengood, R. K. Lim Lim-brough,
brough, Lim-brough, J. A. Morris. G. A. Nash, T. L.
Neely, W. P. Osteen. E. H. Priest, Phil
Robiitson, P. Weathersby, Walter
The council will hear complaints
for' the 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 Clerk and ex-OfScio Supervisor of
Registration of Said City. 8-5-mon
A Good Wife.
Once upon a time there was a farm farmer
er farmer whose wife daily pumped the house household
hold household supply of water up to a tank on
the roof j says The Little Journal. Af After
ter After 20 years he Installed an electric
motor to do this for her. Careful cal calculation
culation calculation brought out the fact that the
wife had ben working that pump han handle
dle handle 3,650 hcurs at a value of half a
cent per hour. She had saved him
$18.75 in 20 years. What was it the
preacher said about her worth being
above rubies?

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The storm of last Thursday tore a
slit in the flag which so proudly flies
every day on the courthouse square.
The fireboys, its custodians, are pro proficient
ficient proficient with many other things, but
the use of the needle has been left
out of their education. Won't some
of our patriotic ladies volunteer to
mend the renX some evening soon, im immediately
mediately immediately after the flag comes down?
Mr, and Mrs. W. J. Edwards and
sons and Mrs. Edwards' mother, Mrs.
Smith of Wacahoota, and Miss Mar Marguerite
guerite Marguerite Edwards returned yesterday
afternoon from Daytona Beach, where
they spent the week-end.
Miss Helen Jones is expected home
today from Daytona Beach, where
she has been a guest at the Neptune
since leaving Palatka a few jdays
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Yonge and
two children, W. S. and Robert, ar arrived
rived arrived last night from Jacksonville for
a few days' visit to Mr. and Mrs.
Lester Lucas and Mr. and Mrs. R. E.
Mrs. J. H. Strunk arrived home
Saturday night from her visit to Tal Tallahassee.
lahassee. Tallahassee. Miss Katherine Strunk went
on to Lake Butler, where she will be
the guest of friends until the middle
of the week, when she will go to Jack Jacksonville
sonville Jacksonville to visit Mr. and Mrs. Geo. A.
Nash and Misses Florence and Jean
Dozier for several days before return returning
ing returning home..
Mrs. T. H. McLean and daughter,
Miss Marcella McLean, will arrive in
Ocala today, from Panasoffkee, and
spend a few hours with the former's
daughter, Mrs. T. M. McLean, who
has been ill for two weeks. They will
leave on the limited for Jacksonville,
where they will spend the coming
- .-
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Marshall have
returned to Palatka after a pleasant
week spent in Ocala.
The twelve happy young ladies who
were guests of the Misses Camp on
a week-end house party at Lake Weir
returned home this morning, loud in
their praises of the good time they
enjoyed and voting the Misses Camp
ideal hostesses in every sense of the
Misses Stella, Nina, Nettie and
Carita Camp will remain another
week at their Lake Weir cottage be before
fore before returning to Ocala.
Mr. Frederick Hocker returned this
morning from a week-endvisit to Mr.
D. W. Davis and family at North
Lake Weir.
Mrs. J. M. McDonald, who has bee,
the guest of her parents, Mr. : and
Mrs. C. S. Sage for several days, will
eave tomorrow for her home in Jack Jacksonville.
sonville. Jacksonville. r
Mrs. M. A. Home and daughters
and Misses Sarah Pearl Martin and
Sara Dehon returned yesterday after afternoon
noon afternoon from a delightful week-end visit
to Daytona Beach, where they were
guests at the Neptune. v 5
Misses Violet and Edith and Mas Master
ter Master Herbert Jones are spending the
summer in St.1 Petersburg with their
grandmother, Mrs. Sellers.
Mrs. E. J. Crook and son, Mr.
George Looney, arrived home today
from a pleasant .visit to Mrs. Crook's
sister, Mrs. Hamrick at Daytona
Mrs. W. T. Mcllvaine and children,
formerly of this city, now. of Lake Lakeland,
land, Lakeland, are expected home this week
from their vacation in the mountains
of the Carolinas.
Mrs. J. A. Mitchell who has been
the appreciated guest of her niece,
Mi's. J. W. Davis, at her home on Ock Ock-lawaha
lawaha Ock-lawaha avenue, left Saturday for her
home in Jacksonville.
Mr. and Mrs. Jake Goldman left
Sunday for Savannah. Mrs. Goldman
will remain with her parents, while
her husband returns to go in the
Mrs. Charles McLucas and two lit little
tle little boys, Fred and Ben, have returned
from a two weeks visit with friends
and relatives in Key West, Sarasota
and Tampa.
If You are of Age You are Needed in
the Army
Notice is hereby givei to all citi citizens
zens citizens of Marion county that all men
who have attained their twenty-first
birthday since the 5th day of June,
1918, and on or before the 24th day
of August, 1918, will be required to
register at the office of the local board
of Marion county, Florida, on Satur Saturday,
day, Saturday, the 24th day of August, between
7 a. m. and 9 p. m.
Local Board for Marion County.
Be on time. Get in your winter
supply of wood before it is too late.
Let us furnish you with good and
first class service. Phone 339.
tf C. O. D. WOOD YARD.


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.
Saboard 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.
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)
No. 37: Arrives and departs 2:16
a." m.
No. 39: Arrives and departs 2:35
p. m.
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.
AtlanticCoast Line Branches, South-
No. 151 ( Sunny Jtm) : For Wilcox,
Monday, Wednesday and Friday,
leaves 6:10 a. m. v
No. 35 (Sunny Jim): For Lakeland,
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday,
leaves 6:40 a. m.
No. 141: Daily except Sunday," ar arrives
rives arrives 10:50 a. m, from Wilcox.
No. 49: For Homosassa, leaves 2:25
p. m. V
Tulula Lodge No. 22, I. O. O. F.,
meets every Tuesday evening in the
Odd Fellows' hall on the third floor of
the Star office building at 8 o'clock
promptly. A warm welcome alway
extended to visiting brothers. s
L. H. Pillans, 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
H o'clock, until further notice.
Stephen Jewett, W. M.
.Jike Brown, Secretary.
Fort King Camp No. 14 meets At
the K. of P. hall at 8 p. m. every
second f-nd fourth Friday. Visitii.g
covereigns ere ailways welcome.
P. W. Whitesides, C. C.
Chas. K. Sage, Clerk
Ocaa Lodge No. 286, Beneokm
atd Protective Order of Elks, meets
the second and fourth Tnosday even evenings
ings evenings in each month. Visiting breth
ren always welcome. Club house oppv
rite Kstoffice, east-side.
C. W. Hunter, E. R.
. J( Crook. Secretary.
Oca'a Lodge jo. lb. Convention
held every Monday evening at 8
at the Castle ilali, over the Jam
Carlisle, irut&re. A cordi-ti welcoa.t
to visiting ciotlitrs..
II. B. Baxter, C. C.
CI.,?. K. S.TLira. K. of R. S.
Miriam Rebekah Lodge No. 15
meets the first and third Monday evt evt-nings
nings evt-nings 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
Cl apter No. 13, R. A. M., on the
first Friday in every month at 8 p. m.
J. A. Bouvier, H. P.
Take Brown. Secretarv.
Ocala Chapter, No. 29, O. E. S.,
meets at Yonge's hall the second and
fourth Thursday evenings of eacb
month at 8 o'clock.
Mrs. Alice Yonce, WT. M.
Mrs. Susan Cook, Secretary.
Recirrncity Ss Fair.
rr!. t : ;f- or there
When a Woman May Lie.
A Kansas City cour has ruk-d that
"a woman rca v lie to her husband when
the provocation is great enough."
From our mca.ier experience, notes the
Pennsyivan!a Grit, it appears as if the
dear ones are provoked virtually all
the time. And, mercy, how angry they
do become when the subject of ages is

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Many Make Mistake of Thinking Hap Happiness
piness Happiness Comes Only From Material
or Outward Conditions.
Why should you care to be pestered
with a large bank account or distressed
by a house full of servants? asks toe
Albuquerque Evening Herald, which
adds: Adam and Eve had neither of
these and they called their place of
abode Paradise. Few people have
learned the secret of living well. Too
many think it depends almost wholly
on the condition of the pocketbook.
This is most certainly a mistake. Hap Happiness
piness Happiness Is not born of material or out outward
ward outward conditions. It Is largely the re result
sult result of a purely mental process.
Amid the duller threads of duty it
is well to weave one bright strand
of desiresit is well to mix a little
sunshine with your daily food. You
can soften the sound of cab and car
In the 'stony street by calling to mem memory
ory memory a bird's song heard In the fields
on a summer afternoon In childhood.
It is aweeter to your soul If you have
one than is the railroad that you own
Take a day off and go out to some
cemetery where you may reflect on
the brevity of life and the insuffi insufficiency
ciency insufficiency of things pertaining to the pock pocketbook.
etbook. pocketbook. It is better that you go be before
fore before it comes your turn to ride out
there In the big plumed car that never
hauls its load back again. Don't wait
until you own your private automobile,
but go while you are able to walk and
to think. From the dead you may
learn much of life. Scan all the vir virtues
tues virtues inscribed upon all the headstones
by loving hands and among them all
you will not find recorded the posses possession
sion possession of a million dollars or a docked-
tail horse or a browastone palace or a
12-cylinder car or a "handsome" ward wardrobe.
robe. wardrobe. No I The headstones usually tell
you only of those things worth while.
Remarkable Beliefs That Have Been
Firmly Ingrained Into the Chil Children
dren Children of Si am.
Mr. Ernest Young, who went to Slam
to organize the educational system,
related at London recently some cu curious
rious curious beliefs held by the children there.
lie explained that he had experienced
considerable dimculty in teaching them
the rudiments of science, They be believed
lieved believed that the earth was flat because
the priest had told them so. It was
also the impression of these children
that a big crab went down Into the
sea and made the tide flow, and when
the crab came up for fresh air the
tide ebbed. When the gods became
angry rolling thunder was heard,, and
when the angels got sporty and struck
fire out of bricks, summer lightning
flashes were seen. When many angels
got Into the bath at the same time
water ran over the side and It rained.
Directly Mr. Young entered a school
the children prostrated themselves be before
fore before him, and the only way they could
be induced to abandon this practice
was to tell them that English children
did not do that. They would do any anything
thing anything English children were said to
do. They were awful liars, but when
told that the, English boy was truthful
they gave up the habit.

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Granite, Marble and Cement Fencing
and All Kinds of Cemetery Work.
Let Us Quote You Prices.
L W. LEAVENOOD, Manager.
Yard ft. Magnolia St. Ocala, Florida.

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RATES: Six line maximum, on
time 25c.; three times 60c; six times
75c; one montb'S3. Payable in advance.
WANTED For soda fountain work,
four young ladies. Address P. O. Box
465, Ocala, Fla. 8-17-tf
LOST A pair of nose glasses, with
gold chain and hook, in an iron case.
Return to Star office and receive re reward.
ward. reward.
KT F TV Tn -rant hxr xr r o
house containing at least four bed
rooms and a garage. Preferably par partially
tially partially or fully furnished. Address II,
care Evening Sta. 16-3t 7
FOR SALE Small portable wood
saw outfit; 2-hp. International engine.
Will sell cheap for cash, or will trade
for eood horse or mule. Can be seen

at 609 Second street .east. Address,
D. N. Mathews, Ocala, or apply at
Star office.- 12-6t

WANTED Position as housekeeper
by lady of experience. Have 11-year-old
girl. Would like to live on prem premises.
ises. premises. Can give good references. Ad Address
dress Address Mrs. Ida Thompson, Ellzey,
Fla. 8-13-6t
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WANTED To rent, Underwood or
Remington typewriter for a few
months. Must be reasonable. Apply
at Star office. 8-14-3t
WANTED To buy stock cattle, 100
to 1000 head. Please notify L. P.
Goofsby, Mount Dora, Fla. 14-6t
FOR SALE 160 acres, 40 cleared.
Small house. Timber will-pay for
land. Address Box 233, Ocala. 16-lt
FOR RENT 718 South 6th street, 5 5-room
room 5-room cottage, all modern conven conveniences,
iences, conveniences, large lot for garden, two
bocks east of school house. Price, 10
per month. M. M. Little, at Little's
Shoe Parlor. 8-12-tf
FOR SALE Farmer, certificates, for
use of merchants in selling flour.
Price postage paid, fifty, 40c; one
hundred, 75c.; two hundred fifty,
$1.50. Cash must accompany orders.
Star Publishing Co, Ocala. Fla, tf
WANTED To rent, a six-room cot cottage
tage cottage with modern conveniences, well
located with large garden suitable for
raising chickens. Steady, good tenant.
Address box 164, city. 8-12-6t
WANTED Medium size farm two or
three miles from Ocala, suitable for
dairy and diversified farming. Want
one with some fruit trees and also
small tract of timbered land for pas pasture.
ture. pasture. Give full description and lowest
price. Will want possession within
three months. Address, Farmer, care
Ocala, Star, Ocala, Fla, 8-12t
FOR SALE Farmer certificates for
use of merchants in selling flour.
Price postage paid: 50, 40c.; 100, 75c.;
250, $1.50. Cash must accompany all
orders. Star Publishing Company,
Ocala, Fla. 22-12t

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